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CS/CS/HB 731: Home Education

GENERAL BILL by Education Committee ; PreK-12 Innovation Subcommittee ; Sullivan ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Altman ; Toledo

Home Education; Specifying that a home education program is not a school district program and is registered with the district school superintendent only for the purpose of complying with the state's attendance requirements; prohibiting a district school superintendent from requiring certain evidence relating to a child's age from children enrolling in specified schools and programs; requiring the department to provide certain teacher and student ACT and PreACT information for the evaluation of certain services and activities, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2018
Last Action: 4/2/2018 - Chapter No. 2018-134
Bill Text: PDF

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    11/17/2017 House • Filed
    12/8/2017 House • Referred to PreK-12 Innovation Subcommittee; PreK-12 Appropriations Subcommittee; Education Committee -HJ 64
    1/5/2018 House • On Committee agenda-- PreK-12 Innovation Subcommittee, 01/09/18, 1:00 pm, Mashburn Hall
    1/9/2018 House • Introduced -HJ 64
    • CS by PreK-12 Innovation Subcommittee; YEAS 12 NAYS 0 -HJ 313
    1/10/2018 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.18(c)
    1/11/2018 House • CS by PreK-12 Innovation Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 308
    1/12/2018 House • Now in PreK-12 Appropriations Subcommittee -HJ 338
    1/26/2018 House • On Committee agenda-- PreK-12 Appropriations Subcommittee, 01/30/18, 8:00 am, Reed Hall
    1/30/2018 House • Favorable by PreK-12 Appropriations Subcommittee; YEAS 12 NAYS 0 -HJ 473
    • Now in Education Committee -HJ 474
    2/5/2018 House • On Committee agenda-- Education Committee, 02/07/18, 9:00 am, Reed Hall
    2/7/2018 House • CS/CS by- Education Committee; YEAS 18 NAYS 0 -HJ 550
    2/8/2018 House • Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.18(c)
    • CS/CS by Education Committee read 1st time -HJ 548
    2/13/2018 House • Placed on Calendar -HJ 562
    2/15/2018 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 02/20/18
    2/20/2018 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 636
    • Amendment(s) adopted (454191) -HJ 637, 638
    • Placed on 3rd reading
    2/21/2018 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 656
    • CS passed as amended; YEAS 113 NAYS 0 -HJ 656
    2/28/2018 Senate • In Messages
    • Referred to Education; Appropriations Subcommittee on Pre-K - 12 Education; Appropriations -SJ 417
    • Received -SJ 417
    3/8/2018 Senate • Withdrawn from Education; Appropriations Subcommittee on Pre-K - 12 Education; Appropriations -SJ 935
    • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 935
    • Substituted for CS/CS/SB 732 -SJ 935
    • Read 2nd time -SJ 935
    • Amendment(s) adopted (815502) -SJ 935, 938
    • Placed on 3rd reading
    3/9/2018 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 1024
    • CS passed as amended; YEAS 37 NAYS 0 -SJ 1024
    3/9/2018 House • In returning messages
    • Concurred in 1 amendment(s) (815502) -HJ 1190, 1193
    • CS passed as amended; YEAS 101 NAYS 0 -HJ 1193
    • Ordered engrossed, then enrolled -HJ 1193
    3/26/2018 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
    3/30/2018 • Approved by Governor
    4/2/2018 • Chapter No. 2018-134

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  • CS/CS/HB 731, Enrolled (Current Bill Version) Posted 3/13/2018 at 2:54 PM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (4)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Learn more about bill relationships Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 323 (c2) Education Fitzenhagen, Ahern Compare Last Action: 3/6/2018 H Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 495 (Ch. 2018-150), CS/CS/HB 731 (Ch. 2018-134), CS/CS/CS/HB 1279 (Ch. 2018-5) -HJ 1017
    H 1095 Penalties and Fees Plakon Compare Last Action: 3/10/2018 H Died in Appropriations Committee, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 731 (Ch. 2018-134)
    S 732 (c2) K-12 Education Baxley Compare Last Action: 3/8/2018 S Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 731 (Ch. 2018-134), CS/HB 7055 (Ch. 2018-6) -SJ 935
    S 1270 Penalties and Fees Brandes Compare Last Action: 3/10/2018 S Died in Appropriations, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 731 (Ch. 2018-134)

    Citations - Statutes (6)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    1002.385 The Gardiner Scholarship. Page 14 (pdf)
    1002.41 Home education programs. Page 2 (pdf)
    1003.21 School attendance. Page 7 (pdf)
    1003.26 Enforcement of school attendance. Page 9 (pdf)
    1003.27 Court procedure and penalties. Page 12 (pdf)
    1007.35 Florida Partnership for Minority and Underrepresented Student Achievement. Page 17 (pdf)

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  • CS/CS/HB 731, Engrossed 2 Posted 3/12/2018 at 12:01 PM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (4)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Learn more about bill relationships Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 323 (c2) Education Fitzenhagen, Ahern Compare Last Action: 3/6/2018 H Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 495 (Ch. 2018-150), CS/CS/HB 731 (Ch. 2018-134), CS/CS/CS/HB 1279 (Ch. 2018-5) -HJ 1017
    H 1095 Penalties and Fees Plakon Compare Last Action: 3/10/2018 H Died in Appropriations Committee, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 731 (Ch. 2018-134)
    S 732 (c2) K-12 Education Baxley Compare Last Action: 3/8/2018 S Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 731 (Ch. 2018-134), CS/HB 7055 (Ch. 2018-6) -SJ 935
    S 1270 Penalties and Fees Brandes Compare Last Action: 3/10/2018 S Died in Appropriations, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 731 (Ch. 2018-134)

    Citations - Statutes (6)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    1002.385 The Gardiner Scholarship. Page 14 (pdf)
    1002.41 Home education programs. Page 2 (pdf)
    1003.21 School attendance. Page 7 (pdf)
    1003.26 Enforcement of school attendance. Page 9 (pdf)
    1003.27 Court procedure and penalties. Page 12 (pdf)
    1007.35 Florida Partnership for Minority and Underrepresented Student Achievement. Page 17 (pdf)

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  • CS/CS/HB 731, Engrossed 1 Posted 2/20/2018 at 7:17 PM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (4)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Learn more about bill relationships Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 1095 Penalties and Fees Plakon Compare Last Action: 3/10/2018 H Died in Appropriations Committee, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 731 (Ch. 2018-134)
    H 7055 (er) Education Appropriations Committee Compare Last Action: 3/12/2018 Chapter No. 2018-6, companion bill(s) passed, see HB 5001 (Ch. 2018-9)
    S 732 (c2) K-12 Education Baxley Compare Last Action: 3/8/2018 S Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 731 (Ch. 2018-134), CS/HB 7055 (Ch. 2018-6) -SJ 935
    S 1270 Penalties and Fees Brandes Compare Last Action: 3/10/2018 S Died in Appropriations, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 731 (Ch. 2018-134)

    Floor Amendments (11)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Floor Action Format
    201978 - Amendment
    Between lines 352 and 353 insert:
    Baxley 3/6/2018
    4:51 PM
    Senate: Not Considered
    3/8/2018
    Web Page
    PDF
    hierarchy 390324 - Amendment to Amendment (201978)
    Delete line 75 and insert:
    Baxley 3/7/2018
    10:34 AM
    Senate: Not Considered
    3/8/2018
    Web Page
    PDF
    hierarchy 812762 - Substitute Amendment (201978)
    Between lines 352 and 353 insert:
    Hukill 3/7/2018
    11:19 AM
    Senate: Not Considered
    3/8/2018
    Web Page
    PDF
    552940 - Amendment
    Between lines 404 and 405 insert:
    Baxley 3/6/2018
    4:41 PM
    Senate: Not Considered
    3/8/2018
    Web Page
    PDF
    hierarchy 283808 - Substitute Amendment (552940)
    Between lines 404 and 405 insert:
    Hukill 3/7/2018
    11:20 AM
    Senate: Not Considered
    3/8/2018
    Web Page
    PDF
    513436 - Amendment
    Between lines 513 and 514 insert:
    Baxley 3/6/2018
    4:51 PM
    Senate: Not Considered
    3/8/2018
    Web Page
    PDF
    294314 - Amendment
    Between lines 513 and 514 insert:
    Garcia 3/7/2018
    11:51 AM
    Senate: Not Considered
    3/8/2018
    Web Page
    PDF
    885618 - Amendment
    Between lines 579 and 580 insert:
    Hukill 3/6/2018
    4:35 PM
    Senate: Not Considered
    3/8/2018
    Web Page
    PDF
    881366 - Amendment (Delete All)
    Delete everything after the enacting clause and insert:
    Baxley 3/7/2018
    5:12 PM
    Senate: Replaced by Engrossed Amendment
    3/8/2018
    Web Page
    PDF
    hierarchy 550584 - Amendment to Amendment (881366)
    Between lines 356 and 357 insert:
    Baxley 3/8/2018
    12:34 PM
    Senate: Replaced by Engrossed Amendment
    3/8/2018
    Web Page
    PDF
    815502 - Amendment (Delete All)
    Delete everything after the enacting clause and insert:
    Baxley 3/8/2018
    5:25 PM
    House: Concur
    3/9/2018
    Web Page
    PDF

    Floor Votes (3)

    Date Chamber Result
    2/21/2018 2:28 PM House 113 Yeas - 0 Nays
    3/9/2018 7:14 PM Senate 37 Yeas - 0 Nays
    3/9/2018 10:03 PM House 101 Yeas - 0 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (7)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    1002.385 The Gardiner Scholarship. Page 21 (pdf)
    1002.41 Home education programs. Page 3 (pdf)
    1003.21 School attendance. Page 7 (pdf)
    1003.26 Enforcement of school attendance. Page 9 (pdf)
    1003.27 Court procedure and penalties. Page 13 (pdf)
    1006.15 Student standards for participation in interscholastic and intrascholastic extracurricular student activities; regulation. Page 15 (pdf)
    1007.271 Dual enrollment programs. Page 17 (pdf)

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  • CS/CS/HB 731, Committee Substitute 2 Posted 2/8/2018 at 3:24 PM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (3)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Learn more about bill relationships Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 732 (c1) K-12 Education Baxley Similar Last Action: 3/8/2018 S Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 731 (Ch. 2018-134), CS/HB 7055 (Ch. 2018-6) -SJ 935
    H 1095 Penalties and Fees Plakon Compare Last Action: 3/10/2018 H Died in Appropriations Committee, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 731 (Ch. 2018-134)
    S 1270 Penalties and Fees Brandes Compare Last Action: 3/10/2018 S Died in Appropriations, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 731 (Ch. 2018-134)

    Floor Amendments (2)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Floor Action Format
    454191 - Amendment
    Remove lines 401-524 and insert:
    Sullivan 2/16/2018
    2:34 PM
    House: Adopted
    2/20/2018
    PDF
    490993 - Amendment
    Between lines 466 and 467, insert:
    Sullivan 2/13/2018
    11:33 AM
    House: Withdrawn
    2/16/2018
    PDF

    Citations - Statutes (7)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    1002.385 The Gardiner Scholarship. Page 19 (pdf)
    1002.41 Home education programs. Page 3 (pdf)
    1003.21 School attendance. Page 7 (pdf)
    1003.26 Enforcement of school attendance. Page 9 (pdf)
    1003.27 Court procedure and penalties. Page 13 (pdf)
    1006.15 Student standards for participation in interscholastic and intrascholastic extracurricular student activities; regulation. Page 15 (pdf)
    1007.271 Dual enrollment programs. Page 17 (pdf)

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  • CS/HB 731, Committee Substitute 1 Posted 1/10/2018 at 11:51 AM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   PreK-12 Appropriations Subcommittee (Post-Meeting) 1/30/2018 (pdf)
    Education Committee (Post-Meeting) 2/8/2018 (pdf)

    Related Bills (3)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Learn more about bill relationships Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 732 (c1) K-12 Education Baxley Similar Last Action: 3/8/2018 S Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 731 (Ch. 2018-134), CS/HB 7055 (Ch. 2018-6) -SJ 935
    H 1095 Penalties and Fees Plakon Compare Last Action: 3/10/2018 H Died in Appropriations Committee, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 731 (Ch. 2018-134)
    S 1270 Penalties and Fees Brandes Compare Last Action: 3/10/2018 S Died in Appropriations, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 731 (Ch. 2018-134)

    Committee Amendments (1)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    299013 - Amendment
    Between lines 401 and 402, insert:
    Sullivan 2/6/2018
    6:20 PM
    Adopted without Objection
    2/7/2018
    PDF

    Citations - Statutes (7)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    1002.385 The Gardiner Scholarship. Page 18 (pdf)
    1002.41 Home education programs. Page 3 (pdf)
    1003.21 School attendance. Page 7 (pdf)
    1003.26 Enforcement of school attendance. Page 9 (pdf)
    1003.27 Court procedure and penalties. Page 13 (pdf)
    1006.15 Student standards for participation in interscholastic and intrascholastic extracurricular student activities; regulation. Page 14 (pdf)
    1007.271 Dual enrollment programs. Page 17 (pdf)

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  • HB 731, Original Filed Version Posted 11/17/2017 at 8:22 AM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   PreK-12 Innovation Subcommittee (Post-Meeting) 4/5/2018 (pdf)

    Related Bills (3)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Learn more about bill relationships Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 732 K-12 Education Baxley Similar Last Action: 3/8/2018 S Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 731 (Ch. 2018-134), CS/HB 7055 (Ch. 2018-6) -SJ 935
    H 1095 Penalties and Fees Plakon Compare Last Action: 3/10/2018 H Died in Appropriations Committee, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 731 (Ch. 2018-134)
    S 1270 Penalties and Fees Brandes Compare Last Action: 3/10/2018 S Died in Appropriations, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 731 (Ch. 2018-134)

    Committee Amendments (2)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    275349 - Amendment
    Remove lines 357-401 and insert:
    Sullivan 1/8/2018
    6:00 PM
    Failed to Adopt
    1/9/2018
    PDF
    hierarchy 090137 - Substitute Amendment (275349)
    Remove lines 357-401 and insert:
    Sullivan 1/9/2018
    1:20 PM
    Adopted without Objection
    1/9/2018
    PDF

    Citations - Statutes (7)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    1002.385 The Gardiner Scholarship. Page 18 (pdf)
    1002.41 Home education programs. Page 3 (pdf)
    1003.21 School attendance. Page 7 (pdf)
    1003.26 Enforcement of school attendance. Page 9 (pdf)
    1003.27 Court procedure and penalties. Page 13 (pdf)
    1006.15 Student standards for participation in interscholastic and intrascholastic extracurricular student activities; regulation. Page 15 (pdf)
    1007.271 Dual enrollment programs. Page 17 (pdf)

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