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HB 887: Reading Instruction

GENERAL BILL by Harrell ; Lee ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Russell

Reading Instruction; Requires certain plans to provide for certain reading interventions that meet certain criteria beginning with specified school year; requires DOE to consider award of endorsements for teaching certificate to individuals who hold specified certifications or complete specified programs; requires school districts to provide access to training sufficient to earn endorsement in reading.

Effective Date: 7/1/2018
Last Action: 3/10/2018 Senate - Died in Education, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 7055 (Ch. 2018-6)
Bill Text: PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Education (ED)
  2. Appropriations Subcommittee on Pre-K - 12 Education (AED)
  3. Appropriations (AP)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
12/5/2017 House • Filed
12/13/2017 House • Referred to PreK-12 Quality Subcommittee; PreK-12 Appropriations Subcommittee; Education Committee -HJ 78
1/9/2018 House • Introduced -HJ 78
1/12/2018 House • On Committee agenda-- PreK-12 Quality Subcommittee, 01/17/18, 1:00 pm, Reed Hall
1/17/2018 House • Favorable by PreK-12 Quality Subcommittee; YEAS 14 NAYS 0 -HJ 354
• Now in PreK-12 Appropriations Subcommittee -HJ 354
1/26/2018 House • On Committee agenda-- PreK-12 Appropriations Subcommittee, 01/30/18, 8:00 am, Reed Hall
1/30/2018 House • Favorable by PreK-12 Appropriations Subcommittee; YEAS 10 NAYS 0 -HJ 474
• Now in Education Committee -HJ 474
2/5/2018 House • On Committee agenda-- Education Committee, 02/07/18, 9:00 am, Reed Hall
2/7/2018 House • Favorable by- Education Committee; YEAS 18 NAYS 0 -HJ 550
2/8/2018 House • Placed on Calendar -HJ 550
2/22/2018 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 02/28/18
2/28/2018 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 722
• Placed on 3rd reading
3/1/2018 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 760
• Passed; YEAS 115 NAYS 0 -HJ 760
3/1/2018 Senate • In Messages
• Referred to Education; Appropriations Subcommittee on Pre-K - 12 Education; Appropriations -SJ 570
3/2/2018 Senate • Received -SJ 570
3/10/2018 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Education, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 7055 (Ch. 2018-6)