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CS/SB 886: Parent and Student Rights

GENERAL BILL by Appropriations ; Benacquisto

Parent and Student Rights; Revising public school educational choice options available to students throughout the state to include CAPE Digital Tool certificates, CAPE industry certifications, and collegiate high school programs; deleting the definition of and provisions relating to the term “controlled open enrollment”; requiring each school district board to establish a classroom teacher transfer process for parents, to approve or deny a transfer request within a certain timeframe, to notify a parent of a denial, and to post an explanation of the transfer process in the student handbook or a similar publication, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2016
Last Action: 3/11/2016 Senate - Died on Calendar, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 7029 (Ch. 2016-237)
Location: On 2nd Reading Calendar
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Education Pre-K - 12 (ED)
  2. Appropriations Subcommittee on Education (AED)
  3. Appropriations (AP)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
11/17/2015 Senate • Filed
12/3/2015 Senate • Referred to Education Pre-K - 12; Appropriations Subcommittee on Education; Appropriations -SJ 67
1/12/2016 Senate • Introduced -SJ 67
1/15/2016 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Education Pre-K - 12, 01/20/16, 1:30 pm, 412 Knott Building
1/20/2016 Senate • Favorable by Education Pre-K - 12; YEAS 8 NAYS 3 -SJ 238
1/21/2016 Senate • Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Education -SJ 238
1/25/2016 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Subcommittee on Education, 01/28/16, 10:00 am, 412 Knott Building
1/28/2016 Senate • Subcommittee Recommendation: CS by Appropriations Subcommittee on Education; YEAS 6 NAYS 1 -SJ 291
2/1/2016 Senate • Now in Appropriations -SJ 291
2/22/2016 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 02/25/16, 10:00 am, 412 Knott Building
2/25/2016 Senate • CS by- Appropriations; YEAS 17 NAYS 0 -SJ 497
2/26/2016 Senate • Pending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
2/29/2016 Senate • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 497
3/1/2016 Senate • CS by Appropriations read 1st time -SJ 502
3/11/2016 Senate • Died on Calendar, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 7029 (Ch. 2016-237)