Skip to Navigation | Skip to Main Content | Skip to Site Map

MyFloridaHouse.gov | Flsenate.gov Archives | Mobile Site

Senate Tracker: Sign Up | Login

CS/CS/SB 468: Computer Coding Instruction

GENERAL BILL by Appropriations ; Education Pre-K - 12 ; Ring ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Brandes ; Galvano

Computer Coding Instruction; Authorizing high schools to offer student opportunities to take specified computer coding courses by a specified school year; requiring the Commissioner of Education to identify the computer coding courses that satisfy two credits of foreign language instruction under certain circumstances; requiring Florida College System institutions and state universities to recognize the credits as foreign language credits, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2016
Last Action: 3/11/2016 House - Died in Messages
Location: In messages from Senate
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Education Pre-K - 12 (ED)
  2. Appropriations Subcommittee on Education (AED)
  3. Appropriations (AP)

Expand All Collapse All

  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    10/8/2015 Senate • Filed
    10/21/2015 Senate • Referred to Education Pre-K - 12; Appropriations Subcommittee on Education; Appropriations -SJ 35
    11/23/2015 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Education Pre-K - 12, 12/03/15, 10:00 am, 412 Knott Building
    12/3/2015 Senate • CS by Education Pre-K - 12; YEAS 8 NAYS 2 -SJ 126
    12/4/2015 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
    12/7/2015 Senate • Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Education -SJ 126
    1/8/2016 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Subcommittee on Education, 01/13/16, 1:30 pm, 412 Knott Building
    1/12/2016 Senate • Introduced -SJ 35
    • CS by Education Pre-K - 12 read 1st time -SJ 114
    1/13/2016 Senate • Subcommittee Recommendation: Favorable by Appropriations Subcommittee on Education; YEAS 7 NAYS 1 -SJ 184
    1/14/2016 Senate • Now in Appropriations -SJ 184
    1/29/2016 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 02/03/16, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building
    2/3/2016 Senate • CS/CS by- Appropriations; YEAS 17 NAYS 1 -SJ 305
    2/5/2016 Senate • Pending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
    • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
    2/9/2016 Senate • CS/CS by Appropriations read 1st time -SJ 309
    2/11/2016 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 02/18/16
    2/18/2016 Senate • Retained on Calendar
    • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 02/23/16
    2/23/2016 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 454
    • Amendment(s) adopted (409420, 591908) -SJ 454
    • Ordered engrossed -SJ 455
    • Placed on 3rd reading
    2/24/2016 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 484
    • CS passed as amended; YEAS 35 NAYS 5 -SJ 485
    • Immediately certified -SJ 494
    2/24/2016 House • In Messages
    3/11/2016 House • Died in Messages

    Top of SectionTop of Page

  • CS/CS/SB 468, Engrossed 1 (Current Bill Version) Posted 2/23/2016 at 1:49 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Learn more about bill relationships Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 887 (c2) Computer Coding Instruction Adkins Compare Last Action: 3/11/2016 H Died on Calendar
    Location: On 2nd Reading Calendar

    Floor Votes (1)

    Date Chamber Result
    2/24/2016 4:43 PM Senate 35 Yeas - 5 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (1)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    1007.2616 Computer science and technology instruction. Page 2 (pdf)

    Top of SectionTop of Page

  • CS/CS/SB 468, Committee Substitute 2 Posted 2/5/2016 at 10:30 AM

    Bill Text:   Web Page PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Learn more about bill relationships Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 887 (c2) Computer Coding Instruction Adkins Compare Last Action: 3/11/2016 H Died on Calendar
    Location: On 2nd Reading Calendar

    Floor Amendments (3)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Floor Action Format
    591908 - Amendment
    Delete line 26 and insert:
    Galvano 2/17/2016
    4:47 PM
    Senate: Adopted
    2/23/2016
    Web Page
    PDF
    509734 - Amendment
    Delete lines 29 - 36 and insert:
    Clemens 2/17/2016
    4:54 PM
    Senate: Withdrawn
    2/23/2016
    Web Page
    PDF
    409420 - Amendment
    Between lines 39 and 40 insert:
    Galvano 2/17/2016
    4:48 PM
    Senate: Adopted
    2/23/2016
    Web Page
    PDF

    Citations - Statutes (1)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    1007.2616 Computer science and technology instruction. Page 1 (pdf)

    Top of SectionTop of Page

  • CS/SB 468, Committee Substitute 1 Posted 12/4/2015 at 1:30 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page PDF
    Analyses:   Appropriations Subcommittee on Education (Pre-Meeting) 1/11/2016 (pdf)
    Appropriations Subcommittee on Education (Post-Meeting) 1/14/2016 (pdf)
    Appropriations (Pre-Meeting) 2/2/2016 (pdf)
    Appropriations (Post-Meeting) 2/4/2016 (pdf)

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Learn more about bill relationships Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 887 (c1) Computer Coding Instruction Adkins Compare Last Action: 3/11/2016 H Died on Calendar
    Location: On 2nd Reading Calendar

    Committee Amendments (3)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    140576 - Amendment
    Delete line 23 and insert:
    Appropriations
    (Ring)
    2/1/2016
    10:09 AM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    2/4/2016
    Web Page
    PDF
    642728 - Amendment
    Delete line 29 and insert:
    Appropriations
    (Ring)
    2/1/2016
    10:09 AM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    2/4/2016
    Web Page
    PDF
    480630 - Amendment
    Delete lines 30 - 36 and insert:
    Appropriations
    (Ring)
    2/1/2016
    10:09 AM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    2/4/2016
    Web Page
    PDF

    Committee Votes (2)

    Date Committee Result
    1/13/2016 1:30 PM Appropriations Subcommittee on Education 7 Yeas - 1 Nays
    2/3/2016 9:00 AM Appropriations 17 Yeas - 1 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (1)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    1007.2616 Computer science and technology instruction. Page 1 (pdf)

    Top of SectionTop of Page

  • SB 468, Original Filed Version Posted 10/8/2015 at 9:30 AM

    Bill Text:   Web Page PDF
    Analyses:   Education Pre-K - 12 (Pre-Meeting) 12/2/2015 (pdf)
    Education Pre-K - 12 (Post-Meeting) 12/4/2015 (pdf)

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Learn more about bill relationships Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 887 Computer Coding Instruction Adkins Similar Last Action: 3/11/2016 H Died on Calendar
    Location: On 2nd Reading Calendar

    Committee Amendments (2)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    483520 - Amendment
    Delete lines 28 - 29 and insert:
    Education Pre-K - 12
    (Gaetz)
    12/2/2015
    10:01 AM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    12/3/2015
    Web Page
    PDF
    832110 - Amendment
    Delete lines 33 - 41.
    Education Pre-K - 12
    (Gaetz)
    12/2/2015
    10:01 AM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    12/3/2015
    Web Page
    PDF

    Committee Votes (1)

    Date Committee Result
    12/3/2015 10:00 AM Education Pre-K - 12 8 Yeas - 2 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (2)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    1007.2616 Computer science and technology instruction. Page 1 (pdf)
    1009.531 Florida Bright Futures Scholarship Program; student eligibility requirements for initial awards. Page 2 (pdf)

    Top of SectionTop of Page