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CS/CS/SB 926: Education

GENERAL BILL by Rules ; Education ; Flores ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Bradley ; Perry ; Baxley ; Stargel

Education; Requiring the Commissioner of Education to contract for an independent study to determine whether a nationally recognized high school assessment may be administered in lieu of the Florida Standards Assessment and the Algebra I end-of-course assessment; authorizing a parent to request and be granted permission for a student’s absence from school for treatment of autism spectrum disorder by a licensed health care practitioner; requiring each district school board to provide students in certain grades with a minimum number of minutes of free-play recess per week and with a minimum number of consecutive minutes of free-play recess per day, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2017
Last Action: 5/4/2017 Senate - Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 7069 (Ch. 2017-116) -SJ 801
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Education (ED)
  2. Rules (RC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/14/2017 Senate • Filed
2/23/2017 Senate • Referred to Education; Rules -SJ 106
3/7/2017 Senate • Introduced -SJ 106
3/16/2017 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Education, 03/21/17, 4:00 pm, 412 Knott Building --Discussed/Workshop
3/27/2017 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Education, 03/27/17, 1:30 pm, 412 Knott Building --Temporarily Postponed
3/29/2017 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Education, 04/03/17, 1:30 pm, 412 Knott Building
4/3/2017 Senate • CS by Education; YEAS 9 NAYS 0 -SJ 319
4/5/2017 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
4/6/2017 Senate • Now in Rules -SJ 319
• CS by Education read 1st time -SJ 325
4/14/2017 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Rules, 04/19/17, 4:00 pm, 110 Senate Office Building
4/19/2017 Senate • CS/CS by- Rules; YEAS 11 NAYS 0 -SJ 443
4/21/2017 Senate • Pending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 443
4/25/2017 Senate • CS/CS by Rules read 1st time -SJ 447
5/1/2017 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 05/03/17
5/3/2017 Senate • Retained on Special Order Calendar
5/4/2017 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 801
• Substituted CS/CS/CS/HB 549 (See CS/HB 7069) -SJ 801
• Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 7069 (Ch. 2017-116) -SJ 801