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SB 104: Computer Coding Instruction


Computer Coding Instruction; Authorizing high schools to offer students opportunities to take specified computer coding courses beginning with a specified school year; providing that high schools will not be required to offer such courses; requiring the Commissioner of Education to identify the computer coding courses that satisfy two credits of sequential foreign language instruction under certain circumstances, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2017
Last Action: 5/5/2017 Senate - Died in Rules
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Education (ED)
  2. Rules (RC)

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    12/5/2016 Senate • Filed
    12/16/2016 Senate • Referred to Education; Rules -SJ 44
    1/30/2017 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Education, 02/06/17, 4:00 pm, 412 Knott Building
    2/6/2017 Senate • Favorable by Education; YEAS 8 NAYS 0 -SJ 148
    2/7/2017 Senate • Now in Rules -SJ 148
    3/7/2017 Senate • Introduced -SJ 44
    5/5/2017 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
    • Died in Rules

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  • SB 104, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 12/5/2016 at 10:50 AM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   Education (Pre-Meeting) 2/3/2017 (pdf)
    Education (Post-Meeting) 2/6/2017 (pdf)

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 265 (e2) Computer Coding Instruction Porter, Williams Compare Last Action: 5/5/2017 S Died in Rules

    Committee Votes (1)

    Date Committee Result
    2/6/2017 4:00 PM Education 8 Yeas - 0 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (1)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    1007.2616 Computer science and technology instruction. Page 2 (pdf)

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