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CS/CS/HB 7029: Education

GENERAL BILL by Education Committee ; Education Appropriations Subcommittee ; Choice and Innovation Subcommittee ; Cortes, B. ; Diaz, M. ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Adkins ; Artiles ; Fresen

Education; Establishing a collaboration between the state board and the Legislature to designate certain Florida College System institutions as distinguished colleges; revising public school choice options available to students to include CAPE digital tools, CAPE industry certifications, and collegiate high school programs; revising eligibility for the Voluntary Prekindergarten Education Program; revising requirements for a charter school to be eligible for funding appropriated for charter school capital outlay purposes, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2016
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
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
12/3/2015 House • Filed
12/18/2015 House • Referred to Education Appropriations Subcommittee; Education Committee -HJ 132
1/4/2016 House • On Committee agenda-- Education Appropriations Subcommittee, 01/11/16, 4:00 pm, Morris Hall
1/11/2016 House • CS by Education Appropriations Subcommittee; YEAS 11 NAYS 2 -HJ 168
1/12/2016 House • Introduced -HJ 131
• Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
• CS by Education Appropriations Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 154
1/13/2016 House • Now in Education Committee -HJ 216
1/19/2016 House • On Committee agenda-- Education Committee, 01/21/16, 11:30 am, Reed Hall
1/21/2016 House • CS/CS by- Education Committee; YEAS 11 NAYS 4 -HJ 290
1/26/2016 House • Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.19(c)
• CS/CS by Education Committee read 1st time -HJ 285
1/27/2016 House • Placed on Calendar -HJ 306
2/15/2016 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 02/17/16
2/17/2016 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 466
• Amendment(s) failed (079677, 117441, 242231, 594457, 652081) -HJ 467
• Amendment(s) adopted (017211, 127787, 573909) -HJ 467
• Placed on 3rd reading
2/18/2016 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 490
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 79 NAYS 35 -HJ 491
2/23/2016 Senate • In Messages
• Referred to Education Pre-K - 12; Appropriations Subcommittee on Education; Appropriations -SJ 479
• Received -SJ 479
3/4/2016 Senate • Withdrawn from Education Pre-K - 12; Appropriations Subcommittee on Education; Appropriations -SJ 672
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 672
• Substituted for CS/SB 1166 -SJ 672
• Read 2nd time -SJ 672
• Amendment(s) adopted (620160) -SJ 673, 720
• Placed on 3rd reading
3/9/2016 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 853
• Amendment(s) reconsidered, adopted as amended (550680) -SJ 854
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 28 NAYS 12 -SJ 881
3/9/2016 House • In returning messages
3/10/2016 House • Was taken up -HJ 995
• Amendment(s) to Senate amendment(s) adopted (635159) -HJ 1046
• Concurred in Senate amendment(s) as amended (550680) -HJ 1046
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 81 NAYS 37 -HJ 1046
3/10/2016 Senate • In returning messages
3/11/2016 Senate • Amendment(s) to House amendment(s) adopted (137784, 927886) -SJ 1102, 1155
• Concurred in House amendment(s) as amended -SJ 1155
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 29 NAYS 10 -SJ 1155
3/11/2016 House • In returning messages
• Was taken up -HJ 1165
• Concurred in Senate amendment(s) to House amendment(s) (137784, 927886) -HJ 1188
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 82 NAYS 33 -HJ 1188
• Ordered engrossed, then enrolled -HJ 1188
3/30/2016 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
4/14/2016 • Approved by Governor
• Chapter No. 2016-237, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 837 (Ch. 2016-137), HB 5003 (Ch. 2016-62)