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CS/HB 401: Mastery-based Education

GENERAL BILL by PreK-12 Innovation Subcommittee ; DiCeglie ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Fischer ; Smith, D. ; Zika

Mastery-based Education; Provides for alternative award of credits & letter grades under certain circumstances; renames Competency-Based Education Pilot Program as Mastery-Based Education Pilot Program; authorizes public school districts to submit applications for program & amend applications for specified purposes relating to credits & letter grades; provides requirements for such changes; revises statewide articulation agreement.

Effective Date: 7/1/2019
Last Action: 5/3/2019 Senate - Died in Education
Bill Text: PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Education (ED)
  2. Appropriations Subcommittee on Education (AED)
  3. Appropriations (AP)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/22/2019 House • Filed
1/30/2019 House • Referred to PreK-12 Innovation Subcommittee; PreK-12 Appropriations Subcommittee; Education Committee -HJ 52
2/6/2019 House • On Committee agenda-- PreK-12 Innovation Subcommittee, 02/13/19, 1:30 pm, Mashburn Hall
2/13/2019 House • CS by PreK-12 Innovation Subcommittee; YEAS 12 NAYS 2 -HJ 298
2/14/2019 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.18(c)
2/15/2019 House • Original reference(s) removed: PreK-12 Appropriations Subcommittee
• CS referred to Education Committee -HJ 295
• Now in Education Committee -HJ 295
3/5/2019 House • Introduced -HJ 52
• CS by PreK-12 Innovation Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 293
4/5/2019 House • On Committee agenda-- Education Committee, 04/09/19, 2:00 pm, Webster Hall
4/9/2019 House • Favorable by- Education Committee; YEAS 16 NAYS 0 -HJ 632
• Placed on Calendar -HJ 632
4/18/2019 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/23/19
4/23/2019 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 788
• Amendment(s) adopted (894819) -HJ 788,789
• Placed on 3rd reading
4/24/2019 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 805
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 92 NAYS 23 -HJ 805
4/24/2019 Senate • In Messages
4/24/2019 Senate • Referred to Education; Appropriations Subcommittee on Education; Appropriations -SJ 500
4/25/2019 Senate • Received -SJ 500
5/3/2019 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Education