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SB 180: Computer Coding Instruction


Computer Coding Instruction; Authorizing, but not requiring, high schools to offer students opportunities to take specified computer coding courses beginning with a specified school year; requiring the Commissioner of Education to identify such courses that satisfy two credits of sequential foreign language instruction under certain circumstances; requiring each student and his or her parent to sign a specified statement, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2018
Last Action: 3/10/2018 Senate - Died in Education, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 495 (Ch. 2018-150)
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Education (ED)
  2. Rules (RC)

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    8/21/2017 Senate • Filed
    8/28/2017 Senate • Referred to Education; Rules -SJ 20
    1/9/2018 Senate • Introduced -SJ 20
    3/10/2018 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
    • Died in Education, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 495 (Ch. 2018-150)

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  • SB 180, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 8/21/2017 at 10:30 AM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (3)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 495 (er) K-12 Public Education Diaz, Bileca Compare Last Action: 4/9/2018 Chapter No. 2018-150
    H 1213 (c1) Computer Science Instruction PreK-12 Appropriations Subcommittee Compare Last Action: 3/10/2018 H Died on Calendar, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 495 (Ch. 2018-150)
    S 1056 (c2) Computer Science Instruction Passidomo Compare Last Action: 3/7/2018 S Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 495 (Ch. 2018-150) -SJ 789

    Citations - Statutes (1)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    1007.2616 Computer science and technology instruction. Page 1 (pdf)

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