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CS/HB 7069: Education

GENERAL BILL by Appropriations Committee ; Education Committee ; Diaz, M. ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Cortes, B. ; Donalds ; Fischer ; Roth

Education; Requiring the Auditor General to conduct annual audits of the Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind; requiring that the lowest-performing elementary schools be determined by specified assessment results; creating the Schools of Excellence Program; providing charter schools are eligible for capital outlay funds pursuant to specified provisions; deleting a provision requiring the Algebra II end-of-course assessment to be administered; creating the Florida Best and Brightest Principal Scholarship Program; authorizing all students, including home education and private school students, to participate in specified virtual instruction options, etc. APPROPRIATION: $418,950,000.00

Effective Date: 7/1/2017
Last Action: 6/16/2017 - Chapter No. 2017-116
Bill Text: PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
3/10/2017 House • Filed
3/14/2017 House • Referred to Appropriations Committee
• Introduced -HJ 357
3/27/2017 House • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Committee, 03/29/17, 11:30 am, Webster Hall
3/29/2017 House • CS by- Appropriations Committee; YEAS 18 NAYS 8 -HJ 528
3/31/2017 House • Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.18(c)
4/3/2017 House • Placed on Calendar -HJ 528
• CS by Appropriations Committee read 1st time -HJ 527
4/6/2017 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/12/17
4/12/2017 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 619
• Placed on 3rd reading
4/13/2017 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 644
• CS passed; YEAS 79 NAYS 38 -HJ 644
• Immediately certified -HJ 647
• Requests that the Senate pass the bill as passed by the House or agree to include the bill in the Budget Conference -HJ 647
4/13/2017 Senate • In Messages
• Received -SJ 403
• Referred to Appropriations; Rules -SJ 403
• Withdrawn from Appropriations; Rules -SJ 403
• Read 2nd time -SJ 403
• Amendment(s) adopted (223676) -SJ 404
• Read 3rd time -SJ 404
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 35 NAYS 0 -SJ 404
• The Senate having refused to pass the bill as passed by the House, acceded to the request for a conference -SJ 404
• Immediately certified -SJ 404
4/13/2017 House • In returning messages
4/27/2017 House • Bill placed in Conference (Appropriations Conference Committee) -HJ 902
4/27/2017 Senate • Bill placed in Conference (Appropriations Conference Committee)
• Conference Committee appointed: Appropriations Conference Committee: Latvala (Chair), Flores (Vice Chair), Baxley (At Large), Benacquisto (At Large), Bradley (At Large), Braynon (At Large), Clemens (At Large), Galvano (At Large), Grimsley (At Large), Montford (At Large), Simpson (At Large); Appropriations Conference Committee on Criminal and Civil Justice/Justice: Bean (Chair), Baxley, Bracy, Clemens, Perry; Appropriations Conference Committee on General Government/Governmental Operations and Technology: Grimsley (Chair), Bean, Broxson, Campbell, Garcia, Mayfield, Rodriguez, Rouson, Torres; Appropriations Conference Committee on Health and Human Services/Health Care: Flores (Chair), Baxley, Book, Passidomo, Powell, Rader, Stargel; Appropriations Conference Committee on Higher Education/Higher Education: Galvano (Chair), Bradley, Clemens, Farmer, Lee, Simmons; Appropriations Conference Committee on Pre-K - 12 Education/Pre K - 12 Education: Simmons (Chair), Broxson, Farmer, Grimsley, Lee, Montford, Rouson, Young; Appropriations Conference Committee on the Environment and Natural Resources/Agriculture and Natural Resources: Bradley (Chair), Book, Braynon, Hutson, Latvala, Mayfield, Stewart; Appropriations Conference Committee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development/Transportation and Tourism: Brandes (Chair), Benacquisto, Gainer, Gibson, Passidomo, Powell, Rader, Simpson, Thurston
4/27/2017 House • Conference Committee appointed: Appropriations Conference Committee on Pre-K - 12 Education/Pre K - 12 Education: Representatives Diaz, M. (Chair), Antone, Brown, Donalds, Fine, Fischer, Hardemon, Latvala, Lee, Massullo, McClain, Newton, Raburn, Renner, Russell, Sullivan -HJ 902
5/8/2017 House • Conference Committee Report considered -HJ 1276
• Conference Committee Report adopted (648555) -HJ 1276, 1318
• Passed as amended by Conference Committee Report; YEAS 73 NAYS 36 -HJ 1318, 1319
5/8/2017 Senate • In returning messages
• Conference Committee Report received -SJ 1314
• Conference Committee Report adopted (648555) -SJ 1361
• Passed as amended by Conference Committee Report; YEAS 20 NAYS 18 -SJ 1361
5/8/2017 House • Ordered engrossed, then enrolled -HJ 1642
6/12/2017 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
6/15/2017 • Approved by Governor
6/16/2017 • Chapter No. 2017-116