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CS/CS/HB 887: Computer Coding Instruction

GENERAL BILL by Education Appropriations Subcommittee ; K-12 Subcommittee ; Adkins ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Burgess ; Jones, M. ; Perry ; Raburn ; Rouson ; Steube ; Van Zant

Computer Coding Instruction; Requires Higher Education Coordinating Council to make recommendations related to computer science instruction & provide report; requires Commissioner of Education to develop certain standards & identify certain courses in Course Code Directory; requires students have access to computer science courses through various means; requires DOE to report certain information to certain entities; requires certain entities to develop strategies relating to computer science educator certification & teacher recruitment; provides appropriation & authorizes a position. APPROPRIATION: $79,326.00

Effective Date: 7/1/2016
Last Action: 3/11/2016 House - Died on Calendar
Location: On 2nd Reading Calendar
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
12/3/2015 House • Filed
12/18/2015 House • Referred to K-12 Subcommittee; Education Appropriations Subcommittee; Education Committee -HJ 76
1/12/2016 House • Introduced -HJ 76
1/15/2016 House • On Committee agenda-- K-12 Subcommittee, 01/20/16, 9:00 am, Morris Hall
1/20/2016 House • CS by K-12 Subcommittee; YEAS 12 NAYS 0 -HJ 257
1/22/2016 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
• CS by K-12 Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 255
1/25/2016 House • Now in Education Appropriations Subcommittee -HJ 262
2/5/2016 House • On Committee agenda-- Education Appropriations Subcommittee, 02/09/16, 9:00 am, Morris Hall
2/9/2016 House • CS/CS by Education Appropriations Subcommittee; YEAS 11 NAYS 0 -HJ 436
• Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
2/10/2016 House • CS/CS by Education Appropriations Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 432
2/11/2016 House • Now in Education Committee -HJ 451
2/15/2016 House • On Committee agenda-- Education Committee, 02/17/16, 9:00 am, Reed Hall
2/17/2016 House • Favorable by- Education Committee; YEAS 16 NAYS 1 -HJ 483
• Placed on Calendar -HJ 483
3/11/2016 House • Died on Calendar