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CS/CS/SB 468: Computer Coding Instruction

GENERAL BILL by Appropriations ; Education Pre-K - 12 ; Ring ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Brandes ; Galvano

Computer Coding Instruction; Authorizing high schools to offer student opportunities to take specified computer coding courses by a specified school year; requiring the Commissioner of Education to identify the computer coding courses that satisfy two credits of foreign language instruction under certain circumstances; requiring Florida College System institutions and state universities to recognize the credits as foreign language credits, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2016
Last Action: 3/11/2016 House - Died in Messages
Location: In messages from Senate
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
10/8/2015 Senate • Filed
10/21/2015 Senate • Referred to Education Pre-K - 12; Appropriations Subcommittee on Education; Appropriations -SJ 35
11/23/2015 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Education Pre-K - 12, 12/03/15, 10:00 am, 412 Knott Building
12/3/2015 Senate • CS by Education Pre-K - 12; YEAS 8 NAYS 2 -SJ 126
12/4/2015 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
12/7/2015 Senate • Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Education -SJ 126
1/8/2016 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Subcommittee on Education, 01/13/16, 1:30 pm, 412 Knott Building
1/12/2016 Senate • Introduced -SJ 35
• CS by Education Pre-K - 12 read 1st time -SJ 114
1/13/2016 Senate • Subcommittee Recommendation: Favorable by Appropriations Subcommittee on Education; YEAS 7 NAYS 1 -SJ 184
1/14/2016 Senate • Now in Appropriations -SJ 184
1/29/2016 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 02/03/16, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building
2/3/2016 Senate • CS/CS by- Appropriations; YEAS 17 NAYS 1 -SJ 305
2/5/2016 Senate • Pending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
2/9/2016 Senate • CS/CS by Appropriations read 1st time -SJ 309
2/11/2016 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 02/18/16
2/18/2016 Senate • Retained on Calendar
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 02/23/16
2/23/2016 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 454
• Amendment(s) adopted (409420, 591908) -SJ 454
• Ordered engrossed -SJ 455
• Placed on 3rd reading
2/24/2016 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 484
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 35 NAYS 5 -SJ 485
• Immediately certified -SJ 494
2/24/2016 House • In Messages
3/11/2016 House • Died in Messages