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CS/SB 1470: Charter Schools

GENERAL BILL by Education ; Diaz

Charter Schools; Revising requirements for the annual reports that charter school sponsors are required to submit to the Department of Education; requiring the Charter School Appeal Commission, which is renamed the Charter School Commission, to recommend denial of a charter school application if the school does not propose a certain reading curriculum; specifying the entities from which the commission may receive and consider applications; requiring the commission to submit recommendations for approval of charter school applications to the state board, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2019
Last Action: 5/3/2019 Senate - Died in Appropriations
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
2/27/2019 Senate • Filed
3/8/2019 Senate • Referred to Education; Appropriations Subcommittee on Education; Appropriations -SJ 197
3/13/2019 Senate • Introduced -SJ 197
3/21/2019 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Education, 03/26/19, 1:30 pm, 412 Knott Building
3/26/2019 Senate • CS by Education; YEAS 6 NAYS 2 -SJ 280
3/27/2019 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
3/28/2019 Senate • Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Education
4/2/2019 Senate • CS by Education read 1st time -SJ 298
4/11/2019 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Subcommittee on Education, 04/16/19, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building
4/16/2019 Senate • Subcommittee Recommendation: Favorable by Appropriations Subcommittee on Education; YEAS 5 NAYS 3 -SJ 349
• Now in Appropriations
5/3/2019 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Appropriations