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SB 2508: Education

GENERAL BILL by Appropriations

Education; Requiring a state research university to enter into and maintain a formal agreement with a specified organization to offer college-sponsored merit scholarship awards as a condition of designation as a preeminent state research university; revising the term “full-time student” for the purposes of the Florida Education Finance Program; requiring supplemental academic instruction categorical funds and research-based reading instruction allocation funds to be used by a school district with at least one of certain lowest-performing elementary schools for additional intensive reading instruction at such school during the summer program in addition to the school year, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2015
Last Action: 5/1/2015 Senate - Died on Calendar
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
3/20/2015 Senate • Submitted for consideration by Appropriations
• On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 03/25/15, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building -- Submitted as Committee Bill; YEAS 17 NAYS 0
3/26/2015 Senate • Filed
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 262
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/01/15
3/31/2015 Senate • Introduced -SJ 262
4/1/2015 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/02/15
4/2/2015 Senate • Retained on Calendar
5/1/2015 Senate • Died on Calendar