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CS/CS/SB 524: Education

GENERAL BILL by Appropriations ; Higher Education ; Gaetz

Education; Creating a Florida College System Performance-Based Incentive for Florida College System institutions; establishing a collaboration between the state board and the Legislature to designate certain Florida College System institutions as distinguished colleges; requiring performance-based metrics to include specified wage thresholds; revising eligibility for the Voluntary Prekindergarten Education Program; creating the Principal Autonomy Pilot Program Initiative; establishing the Florida Best and Brightest Teacher Scholarship Program, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2016
Last Action: 3/11/2016 Senate - Died on Calendar, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/CS/HB 287 (Ch. 2016-223), CS/CS/HB 719 (Ch. 2016-58), CS/CS/HB 1365 (Ch. 2016-149), HB 5003 (Ch. 2016-62), CS/CS/HB 7029 (Ch. 2016-237)
Location: On Special Order Calendar
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Higher Education (HE)
  2. Appropriations Subcommittee on Education (AED)
  3. Appropriations (AP)

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    10/14/2015 Senate • Filed
    10/21/2015 Senate • Referred to Higher Education; Appropriations Subcommittee on Education; Appropriations -SJ 38
    11/9/2015 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Higher Education, 11/17/15, 10:00 am, 412 Knott Building
    11/17/2015 Senate • CS by Higher Education; YEAS 9 NAYS 0 -SJ 126
    11/19/2015 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
    • Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Education -SJ 126
    11/23/2015 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Subcommittee on Education, 12/03/15, 3:30 pm, 412 Knott Building
    12/3/2015 Senate • Subcommittee Recommendation: CS/CS by Appropriations Subcommittee on Education; YEAS 6 NAYS 1 -SJ 128
    12/7/2015 Senate • Now in Appropriations -SJ 128
    1/12/2016 Senate • Introduced -SJ 38
    • CS by Higher Education read 1st time -SJ 115
    2/22/2016 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 02/25/16, 10:00 am, 412 Knott Building
    2/25/2016 Senate • CS/CS by- Appropriations; YEAS 15 NAYS 3 -SJ 497
    2/29/2016 Senate • Pending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
    • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 497
    • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/02/16
    3/1/2016 Senate • CS/CS by Appropriations read 1st time -SJ 500
    3/2/2016 Senate • Retained on Special Order Calendar
    3/3/2016 Senate • Retained on Special Order Calendar
    3/4/2016 Senate • Retained on Special Order Calendar
    3/7/2016 Senate • Retained on Special Order Calendar
    3/8/2016 Senate • Retained on Special Order Calendar
    3/9/2016 Senate • Retained on Special Order Calendar
    3/10/2016 Senate • Retained on Special Order Calendar
    3/11/2016 Senate • Died on Calendar, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/CS/HB 287 (Ch. 2016-223), CS/CS/HB 719 (Ch. 2016-58), CS/CS/HB 1365 (Ch. 2016-149), HB 5003 (Ch. 2016-62), CS/CS/HB 7029 (Ch. 2016-237)

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  • CS/CS/SB 524, Committee Substitute 2 (Current Bill Version) Posted 2/29/2016 at 2:41 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (19)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Learn more about bill relationships Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 287 (er) Principal Autonomy Pilot Program Initiative Diaz, Sprowls Compare Last Action: 4/14/2016 Chapter No. 2016-223
    Location: Became Law
    H 593 (e1) Government Accountability Metz Compare Last Action: 3/11/2016 S Died in Ethics and Elections, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 479 (Ch. 2016-22), CS/CS/CS/HB 651 (Ch. 2016-132), CS/CS/HB 7029 (Ch. 2016-237), HB 7071 (Ch. 2016-151)
    Location: In committee/council (EE)
    H 719 (er) Education Personnel Spano Compare Last Action: 3/10/2016 Chapter No. 2016-58, companion bill(s) passed, see HB 5003 (Ch. 2016-62)
    Location: Became Law
    H 873 (c2) Education Funding Diaz Compare Last Action: 3/11/2016 H Died on Calendar, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 7029 (Ch. 2016-237)
    Location: On 2nd Reading Calendar
    H 991 Auditory-oral Education Programs Ahern Compare Last Action: 3/11/2016 H Died in K-12 Subcommittee, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 7029 (Ch. 2016-237)
    Location: In committee/council (KTS)
    H 1365 (er) Competency-Based Education Pilot Program Rodrigues Compare Last Action: 3/28/2016 Chapter No. 2016-149
    Location: Became Law
    H 5003 (er) Implementing the 2016-2017 General Appropriations Act Appropriations Committee Compare Last Action: 3/18/2016 Chapter No. 2016-62, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 499 (Ch. 2016-128), CS/CS/CS/HB 589 (Ch. 2016-130), CS/CS/HB 719 (Ch. 2016-58), CS/HB 837 (Ch. 2016-137), CS/CS/HB 1083 (Ch. 2016-140), CS/HB 1335 (Ch. 2016-147), HB 5001 (Ch. 2016-66), HB 5101 (Ch. 2016-65), CS/HB 7003 (Ch. 2016-3), HB 7027 (Ch. 2016-181), CS/CS/HB 7029 (Ch. 2016-237), CS/CS/HB 7061 (Ch. 2016-239), CS/SB 1322 (Ch. 2016-152)
    Location: Became Law
    H 7029 (er) Education Choice and Innovation Subcommittee Compare Last Action: 4/14/2016 Chapter No. 2016-237, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 837 (Ch. 2016-137), HB 5003 (Ch. 2016-62)
    Location: Became Law
    H 7043 (c1) Education Education Committee Compare Last Action: 3/11/2016 S Died in Higher Education, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 719 (Ch. 2016-58), HB 5003 (Ch. 2016-62), CS/CS/HB 7029 (Ch. 2016-237)
    Location: In committee/council (HE)
    S 434 (c2) Principal Autonomy Pilot Program Initiative Garcia Compare Last Action: 3/10/2016 S Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/CS/HB 287 (Ch. 2016-223) -SJ 937
    Location: Laid on Table
    S 686 (c2) Government Accountability Gaetz Compare Last Action: 3/11/2016 S Died in Appropriations, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 479 (Ch. 2016-22), CS/CS/CS/HB 651 (Ch. 2016-132), CS/CS/HB 7029 (Ch. 2016-237), HB 7071 (Ch. 2016-151)
    Location: In committee/council (AP)
    S 894 (c2) Education Personnel Detert Compare Last Action: 2/24/2016 S Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 719 (Ch. 2016-58), HB 5003 (Ch. 2016-62) -SJ 492
    Location: Laid on Table
    S 978 (c1) Public School Teachers Legg Compare Last Action: 3/11/2016 S Died in Appropriations Subcommittee on Education, companion bill(s) passed, see HB 5003 (Ch. 2016-62)
    Location: In committee/council (AED)
    S 1064 Special Facility Construction Account Flores Compare Last Action: 3/11/2016 S Died in Appropriations Subcommittee on Education, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 7029 (Ch. 2016-237)
    Location: In committee/council (AED)
    S 1126 (c1) Auditory-oral Education Programs Detert Compare Last Action: 3/11/2016 S Died on Calendar, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 7029 (Ch. 2016-237)
    Location: On 2nd Reading Calendar
    S 1166 (c1) Education Gaetz Compare Last Action: 3/4/2016 S Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 837 (Ch. 2016-137), HB 5003 (Ch. 2016-62), CS/CS/HB 7029 (Ch. 2016-237) -SJ 672
    Location: Laid on Table
    S 1360 (c1) Student Assessments Gaetz Compare Last Action: 3/11/2016 S Died on Calendar, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 7029 (Ch. 2016-237)
    Location: On Special Order Calendar
    S 1714 (c2) Competency-based Innovation Pilot Program Brandes Compare Last Action: 3/9/2016 S Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 1365 (Ch. 2016-149) -SJ 904
    Location: Laid on Table
    S 2502 (e1) Implementing the 2016-2017 General Appropriations Act Appropriations Compare Last Action: 2/11/2016 S Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 719 (Ch. 2016-58), CS/HB 837 (Ch. 2016-137), HB 5001 (Ch. 2016-66), HB 5003 (Ch. 2016-62), CS/CS/HB 7029 (Ch. 2016-237), CS/CS/HB 7061 (Ch. 2016-239) -SJ 367
    Location: Laid on Table

    Floor Amendments (29)

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    Citations - Statutes (19)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    1001.42 Powers and duties of district school board. Page 6 (pdf)
    1001.66 Page 7 (pdf)
    1001.67 Page 9 (pdf)
    1001.7065 Preeminent state research universities program. Page 11 (pdf)
    1001.92 State University System Performance-Based Incentive. Page 16 (pdf)
    1002.33 Charter schools. Page 56 (pdf)
    1002.391 Auditory-oral education programs. Page 18 (pdf)
    1002.53 Voluntary Prekindergarten Education Program; eligibility and enrollment. Page 18 (pdf)
    1003.4282 Requirements for a standard high school diploma. Page 19 (pdf)
    1011.62 Funds for operation of schools. Page 21 (pdf)
    1011.6202 Page 25 (pdf)
    1011.69 Equity in School-Level Funding Act. Page 30 (pdf)
    1012.28 Public school personnel; duties of school principals. Page 30 (pdf)
    1012.39 Employment of substitute teachers, teachers of adult education, nondegreed teachers of career education, and career specialists; students performing clinical field experience. Page 31 (pdf)
    1012.731 Page 32 (pdf)
    1012.75 Liability of teacher or principal; excessive force. Page 34 (pdf)
    1013.62 Charter schools capital outlay funding. Page 36 (pdf)
    1013.64 Funds for comprehensive educational plant needs; construction cost maximums for school district capital projects. Page 44 (pdf)
    1013.74 University authorization for fixed capital outlay projects. Page 54 (pdf)

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  • CS/SB 524, Committee Substitute 1 Posted 11/19/2015 at 11:21 AM

    Bill Text:   Web Page PDF
    Analyses:   Appropriations Subcommittee on Education (Pre-Meeting) 12/2/2015 (pdf)
    Appropriations Subcommittee on Education (Post-Meeting) 12/7/2015 (pdf)
    Appropriations (Pre-Meeting) 2/24/2016 (pdf)
    Appropriations PCS 314320 (Pre-Meeting) 2/24/2016 (pdf)
    Appropriations (Post-Meeting) 2/29/2016 (pdf)

    Related Bills (3)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Learn more about bill relationships Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 5003 Implementing the 2016-2017 General Appropriations Act Appropriations Committee Compare Last Action: 3/18/2016 Chapter No. 2016-62, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 499 (Ch. 2016-128), CS/CS/CS/HB 589 (Ch. 2016-130), CS/CS/HB 719 (Ch. 2016-58), CS/HB 837 (Ch. 2016-137), CS/CS/HB 1083 (Ch. 2016-140), CS/HB 1335 (Ch. 2016-147), HB 5001 (Ch. 2016-66), HB 5101 (Ch. 2016-65), CS/HB 7003 (Ch. 2016-3), HB 7027 (Ch. 2016-181), CS/CS/HB 7029 (Ch. 2016-237), CS/CS/HB 7061 (Ch. 2016-239), CS/SB 1322 (Ch. 2016-152)
    Location: Became Law
    H 7043 (c1) Education Education Committee Compare Last Action: 3/11/2016 S Died in Higher Education, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 719 (Ch. 2016-58), HB 5003 (Ch. 2016-62), CS/CS/HB 7029 (Ch. 2016-237)
    Location: In committee/council (HE)
    S 2502 (e1) Implementing the 2016-2017 General Appropriations Act Appropriations Compare Last Action: 2/11/2016 S Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 719 (Ch. 2016-58), CS/HB 837 (Ch. 2016-137), HB 5001 (Ch. 2016-66), HB 5003 (Ch. 2016-62), CS/CS/HB 7029 (Ch. 2016-237), CS/CS/HB 7061 (Ch. 2016-239) -SJ 367
    Location: Laid on Table

    Proposed Committee Substitutes (1)

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    2/26/2016
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    Committee Amendments (2)

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    Committee Votes (2)

    Date Committee Result
    12/3/2015 3:30 PM Appropriations Subcommittee on Education 6 Yeas - 1 Nays
    2/25/2016 10:00 AM Appropriations 15 Yeas - 3 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (1)

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  • SB 524, Original Filed Version Posted 10/14/2015 at 10:16 AM

    Bill Text:   Web Page PDF
    Analyses:   Higher Education (Pre-Meeting) 11/16/2015 (pdf)
    Higher Education (Post-Meeting) 11/19/2015 (pdf)

    Committee Amendments (1)

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    Committee Votes (1)

    Date Committee Result
    11/17/2015 10:00 AM Higher Education 9 Yeas - 0 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (1)

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    1001.92 State University System Performance-Based Incentive. Page 1 (pdf)

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