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CS/SB 1316: Civic Education

GENERAL BILL by Education ; Brandes

Civic Education; Revising the requirements for a standard high school diploma to include a specified course; establishing the Florida Seal of Civic Engagement Program; providing that a nonpartisan civic literacy project may be included in service-learning programs, activities, or policies; authorizing certain students to complete a nonpartisan civic literacy project; providing that earning the Seal of Civic Engagement demonstrates competency in civic literacy for specified purposes, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2019
Last Action: 5/3/2019 Senate - Died in Appropriations Subcommittee on Education
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Education (ED)
  2. Appropriations Subcommittee on Education (AED)
  3. Appropriations (AP)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/22/2019 Senate • Filed
3/4/2019 Senate • Referred to Education; Appropriations Subcommittee on Education; Appropriations -SJ 131
3/5/2019 Senate • Introduced -SJ 131
3/14/2019 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Education, 03/19/19, 4:00 pm, 412 Knott Building
3/19/2019 Senate • CS by Education; YEAS 8 NAYS 0 -SJ 256
3/20/2019 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
3/25/2019 Senate • Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Education
3/26/2019 Senate • CS by Education read 1st time -SJ 269
5/3/2019 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Appropriations Subcommittee on Education