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CS/CS/HB 7057: Civic Literacy

GENERAL BILL by Education Committee ; PreK-12 Appropriations Subcommittee ; PreK-12 Quality Subcommittee ; Raburn ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Avila

Civic Literacy; Designates month of September annually as "American Founders' Month"; revises priorities of Florida's K-20 education system & duties of Just Read, Florida! Office; encourages public schools to coordinate certain instruction with American Founders' Month; requires postsecondary students to demonstrate competency in civic literacy & provides requirements therefor; provides for appointment of faculty committee; requires committee to develop or revise certain courses & establish specified course competencies.

Effective Date: 7/1/2017
Last Action: 5/5/2017 Senate - Died in Rules, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 7069 (Ch. 2017-116)
Bill Text: PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Rules (RC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
3/9/2017 House • Filed
• Introduced -HJ 330
3/10/2017 House • Referred to PreK-12 Appropriations Subcommittee; Education Committee -HJ 354
3/24/2017 House • On Committee agenda-- PreK-12 Appropriations Subcommittee, 03/28/17, 3:30 pm, Reed Hall
3/28/2017 House • CS by PreK-12 Appropriations Subcommittee; YEAS 15 NAYS 0 -HJ 494
3/29/2017 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.18(c)
• CS by PreK-12 Appropriations Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 488
3/30/2017 House • Now in Education Committee -HJ 519
4/4/2017 House • On Committee agenda-- Education Committee, 04/06/17, 8:00 am, Reed Hall
4/6/2017 House • CS/CS by- Education Committee; YEAS 18 NAYS 0 -HJ 604
4/7/2017 House • Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.18(c)
• CS/CS by Education Committee read 1st time -HJ 601
4/11/2017 House • Placed on Calendar -HJ 615
4/13/2017 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/18/17
4/18/2017 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/19/17
4/19/2017 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 729
• Placed on 3rd reading
4/20/2017 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 753
• CS passed; YEAS 118 NAYS 0 -HJ 753
4/25/2017 Senate • In Messages
• Referred to Rules -SJ 461
• Received -SJ 461
5/5/2017 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Rules, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 7069 (Ch. 2017-116)