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CS/SB 1438: Dyslexia

GENERAL BILL by Education ; Harrell ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Perry

Dyslexia; Requiring public schools to screen all students in kindergarten through grade 3 for dyslexia within a certain timeframe; requiring public school students with a substantial deficiency in reading to be placed in an intensive remedial intervention program; requiring public schools to have at least one person on staff with specified certification in reading instruction for students with dyslexia; creating the Dyslexia Task Force within the Department of Education, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2020
Last Action: 3/14/2020 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
1/6/2020 Senate • Filed
1/13/2020 Senate • Referred to Education; Appropriations Subcommittee on Education; Appropriations -SJ 106
1/14/2020 Senate • Introduced -SJ 106
1/29/2020 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Education, 02/03/20, 1:30 pm, 412 Knott Building
2/3/2020 Senate • CS by Education; YEAS 6 NAYS 0 -SJ 229
2/4/2020 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• CS by Education read 1st time -SJ 233
2/6/2020 Senate • Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Education
3/14/2020 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Appropriations Subcommittee on Education