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HB 1255: Charter Schools


Charter Schools; Authorizes municipal governing authority to become charter school sponsor in certain circumstance; requires municipal governing authority to make timely & efficient payment & reimbursement to charter schools; requires certain charter schools to secure a security bond of a certain amount; deletes prohibition against high-performing charter schools establishing more than one charter school per year.

Effective Date: 7/1/2016
Last Action: 3/11/2016 House - Died in Choice and Innovation Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    1/8/2016 House • Filed
    1/12/2016 House • Introduced -HJ 105
    1/15/2016 House • Referred to Choice and Innovation Subcommittee; Education Appropriations Subcommittee; Education Committee -HJ 228
    3/11/2016 House • Died in Choice and Innovation Subcommittee

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  • HB 1255, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 1/8/2016 at 1:24 PM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 808 Charter Schools Brandes Similar Last Action: 3/11/2016 S Died in Community Affairs
    Location: In committee/council (CA)

    Citations - Statutes (2)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    1002.33 Charter schools. Page 2 (pdf)
    1002.331 High-performing charter schools. Page 12 (pdf)

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