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SB 1572: Education Savings Account Program


Education Savings Account Program; Authorizing a parent to direct a financial institution trustee of his or her child’s account to use funds for specified costs of attending specified private schools or programs, for participating in a dual enrollment program, or to make a contribution to the child’s college savings plan or to a contract under the Stanley G. Tate Florida Prepaid College Program; specifying eligibility criteria for private schools, private tutors, private tutoring programs, and private postsecondary institutions to participate in the program, etc.

Effective Date: Upon becoming a law
Last Action: 5/5/2017 Senate - Died in Education
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Education (ED)
  2. Appropriations Subcommittee on Pre-K - 12 Education (AED)
  3. Appropriations (AP)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
3/2/2017 Senate • Filed
3/14/2017 Senate • Referred to Education; Appropriations Subcommittee on Pre-K - 12 Education; Appropriations -SJ 203
3/15/2017 Senate • Introduced -SJ 203
3/22/2017 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Education, 03/27/17, 1:30 pm, 412 Knott Building --Discussed/Workshop
5/5/2017 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Education