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SB 726: Career and Adult Education


Career and Adult Education; Revising the membership requirements for the State Apprenticeship Advisory Council; revising the requirements for a candidate to take an examination for a high school equivalency diploma after reaching the age of 16; revising the program standards for career, adult, and community education programs; increasing the maximum number of authorized CAPE Digital Tool certificates; creating the Florida Apprenticeship Grant Program to provide grants to certain career centers and Florida College System institutions; creating the Rapid Response Grant Program to provide grants for the expansion or implementation of certain postsecondary programs at career centers, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2016
Last Action: 3/11/2016 Senate - Died in Higher Education
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Higher Education (HE)
  2. Appropriations Subcommittee on Education (AED)
  3. Appropriations (AP)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
11/3/2015 Senate • Filed
11/18/2015 Senate • Referred to Higher Education; Appropriations Subcommittee on Education; Appropriations -SJ 54
1/4/2016 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Higher Education, 01/11/16, 1:30 pm, 412 Knott Building --Discussed/Workshop
1/12/2016 Senate • Introduced -SJ 54
3/11/2016 Senate • Died in Higher Education