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CS/CS/SB 732: K-12 Education

GENERAL BILL by Appropriations ; Education ; Baxley ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Grimsley

K-12 Education; Revising the meaning of a rare disease within the definition of the term “disability” for purposes of the Gardiner Scholarship Program; 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; establishing reading scholarship accounts for specified purposes; prohibiting a district school superintendent from requiring certain evidence relating to a child’s age from children enrolled in specified schools and programs; authorizing a district school board participating in the Mastery-Based Education Pilot Program to award credit based on student mastery of certain content and skills; renaming the Competency-Based Education Pilot Program as the Mastery-Based Education Pilot Program; requiring the Department of Education to provide certain teacher and student ACT and PreACT information for the evaluation of certain services and activities, etc. APPROPRIATION: $10,000,000.00

Effective Date: 7/1/2018
Last Action: 3/8/2018 Senate - Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 731 (Ch. 2018-134), CS/HB 7055 (Ch. 2018-6) -SJ 935
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Education (ED)
  2. Appropriations Subcommittee on Pre-K - 12 Education (AED)
  3. Appropriations (AP)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
11/2/2017 Senate • Filed
11/15/2017 Senate • Referred to Education; Appropriations Subcommittee on Pre-K - 12 Education; Appropriations -SJ 58
1/9/2018 Senate • Introduced -SJ 57
1/17/2018 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Education, 01/22/18, 3:30 pm, 412 Knott Building
1/22/2018 Senate • CS by Education; YEAS 10 NAYS 0 -SJ 220
1/24/2018 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• CS by Education read 1st time -SJ 221
1/26/2018 Senate • Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Pre-K - 12 Education -SJ 220
2/5/2018 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Subcommittee on Pre-K - 12 Education, 02/08/18, 10:00 am, 412 Knott Building
2/8/2018 Senate • Subcommittee Recommendation: CS/CS by Appropriations Subcommittee on Pre-K - 12 Education; YEAS 8 NAYS 0 -SJ 348
2/12/2018 Senate • Now in Appropriations -SJ 348
3/1/2018 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 03/02/18, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building
3/2/2018 Senate • CS/CS by- Appropriations; YEAS 19 NAYS 0 -SJ 753
3/5/2018 Senate • Pending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 753
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/07/18 -SJ 876
• CS/CS by Appropriations read 1st time -SJ 719, 720
3/7/2018 Senate • Retained on Special Order Calendar
3/8/2018 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 934, 935
• Substituted CS/CS/HB 731 -SJ 935
• Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 731 (Ch. 2018-134), CS/HB 7055 (Ch. 2018-6) -SJ 935