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SB 1550: Education Savings Account Program


Education Savings Account Program; Specifies criteria for students who are eligible to participate in the program. Identifies certain students who may not participate in the program. Provides that a parent may direct a financial institution trustee of his or her child's account to use the funds for specified costs of attending a private school or participating in a dual enrollment program or to make a contribution to the child's college savings plan or a payment to a contract under the Stanley G. Tate Florida Prepaid College Program, etc.

Effective Date: upon becoming a law
Last Action: 5/7/2011 Senate - Died in Higher Education
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Education Pre-K - 12 (ED)
  2. Higher Education (HE)
  3. Budget (BC)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
3/2/2011 Senate • Filed
3/9/2011 Senate • Referred to Education Pre-K - 12; Higher Education; Budget -SJ 174
• Introduced -SJ 174
4/11/2011 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Education Pre-K - 12, 04/14/11, 9:15 am, 301 Senate Office Building
4/14/2011 Senate • Favorable by Education Pre-K - 12; YEAS 3 NAYS 0 -SJ 469
• Now in Higher Education -SJ 469
5/7/2011 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Higher Education