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CS/HB 79: Education

GENERAL BILL by PreK-12 Quality Subcommittee ; Harrell ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Asencio ; Jones ; Williams

Education; Revises duties of Just Read, Florida! Office relating to reading instruction, training, & research; revises parent notification requirements relating to students with reading deficiencies; revises requirements & standards for teacher training & professional certificates & endorsements; revises requirements & criteria for remediation & identification of students with reading deficiencies; revises reporting requirements relating to school improvement & accountability; revises requirements for instructional materials funds; revises duties of school districts relating to professional development.

Effective Date: upon becoming a law
Last Action: 5/5/2017 House - Died in PreK-12 Appropriations Subcommittee, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 7069 (Ch. 2017-116)
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
12/6/2016 House • Filed
1/9/2017 House • Referred to PreK-12 Quality Subcommittee; PreK-12 Appropriations Subcommittee; Education Committee -HJ 36
3/7/2017 House • Introduced -HJ 36
3/10/2017 House • PCS on Committee agenda-- PreK-12 Quality Subcommittee, 03/14/17, 2:00 pm, Reed Hall
3/14/2017 House • CS by PreK-12 Quality Subcommittee; YEAS 14 NAYS 0 -HJ 372
3/15/2017 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.18(c)
• CS by PreK-12 Quality Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 364
3/17/2017 House • Now in PreK-12 Appropriations Subcommittee -HJ 389
5/5/2017 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in PreK-12 Appropriations Subcommittee, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 7069 (Ch. 2017-116)