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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)

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  • 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

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  • SB 726, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 11/3/2015 at 11:46 AM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (4)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 7017 (e1) Career and Adult Education Higher Education and Workforce Subcommittee Similar Last Action: 3/11/2016 S Died in Higher Education
    Location: In committee/council (HE)
    H 1343 Apprenticeships Adkins Compare Last Action: 3/11/2016 H Died in Higher Education and Workforce Subcommittee
    Location: In committee/council (HEWS)
    S 1060 (c1) Education Legg Compare Last Action: 3/11/2016 S Died on Calendar, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 7029 (Ch. 2016-237)
    Location: On 2nd Reading Calendar
    S 1670 (c1) Apprenticeships Bean Compare Last Action: 3/11/2016 S Died in Appropriations
    Location: In committee/council (AP)

    Citations - Statutes (17)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    446.021 Definitions of terms used in ss. 446.011-446.092. Page 4 (pdf)
    446.032 General duties of the department for apprenticeship training. Page 5 (pdf)
    446.045 State Apprenticeship Advisory Council. Page 6 (pdf)
    446.081 Limitation. Page 6 (pdf)
    446.091 On-the-job training program. Page 7 (pdf)
    446.092 Criteria for apprenticeship occupations. Page 7 (pdf)
    1003.435 High school equivalency diploma program. Page 8 (pdf)
    1004.015 Higher Education Coordinating Council. Page 9 (pdf)
    1004.02 Definitions. Page 9 (pdf)
    1004.92 Purpose and responsibilities for career education. Page 9 (pdf)
    1004.93 Adult general education. Page 10 (pdf)
    1008.44 CAPE Industry Certification Funding List and CAPE Postsecondary Industry Certification Funding List. Page 13 (pdf)
    1009.22 Workforce education postsecondary student fees. Page 14 (pdf)
    1009.42 Financial aid appeal process. Page 15 (pdf)
    1011.80 Funds for operation of workforce education programs. Page 15 (pdf)
    1011.802 Page 25 (pdf)
    1011.803 Page 26 (pdf)

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