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CS/SB 1420: Charter Schools

GENERAL BILL by Education ; Flores

Charter Schools; Prohibiting sponsors from refusing to receive a charter school application submitted during the calendar year; revising how charter schools operated by not-for-profit or municipal entities may use certain unrestricted current and capital assets; specifying how many applications a high-performing charter school may submit in any school district in the state to establish and operate a new charter school; revising the virtual instruction a virtual charter school may provide, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2020
Last Action: 3/14/2020 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
1/6/2020 Senate • Filed
1/13/2020 Senate • Referred to Education; Appropriations Subcommittee on Education; Appropriations -SJ 105
1/14/2020 Senate • Introduced -SJ 105
1/16/2020 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Education, 01/21/20, 2:30 pm, 412 Knott Building
1/21/2020 Senate • CS by Education; YEAS 6 NAYS 2 -SJ 155
1/22/2020 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
1/23/2020 Senate • Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Education
1/27/2020 Senate • CS by Education read 1st time -SJ 199
2/10/2020 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Subcommittee on Education, 02/13/20, 10:00 am, 412 Knott Building
2/13/2020 Senate • Subcommittee Recommendation: CS/CS by Appropriations Subcommittee on Education; YEAS 7 NAYS 0 -SJ 326
2/17/2020 Senate • Now in Appropriations
3/14/2020 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Appropriations