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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: 2/6/2020 Senate - Now 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)

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  • 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

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  • CS/SB 1438, Committee Substitute 1 (Current Bill Version) Posted 2/4/2020 at 10:29 AM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 1411 Dyslexia Williams Similar Last Action: 1/17/2020 H Referred to PreK-12 Innovation Subcommittee; PreK-12 Appropriations Subcommittee; Education Committee -HJ 401

    Citations - Statutes (21)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    11.45 Definitions; duties; authorities; reports; rules. Page 14 (pdf)
    39.0016 Education of abused, neglected, and abandoned children; agency agreements; children having or suspected of having a disability. Page 15 (pdf)
    414.1251 Learnfare program. Page 19 (pdf)
    1001.2151 Page 2 (pdf)
    1002.01 Definitions. Page 20 (pdf)
    1002.20 K-12 student and parent rights. Page 21 (pdf)
    1002.3105 Academically Challenging Curriculum to Enhance Learning (ACCEL) options. Page 21 (pdf)
    1002.33 Charter schools. Page 22 (pdf)
    1002.385 The Gardiner Scholarship. Page 24 (pdf)
    1002.42 Private schools. Page 26 (pdf)
    1002.43 Private tutoring programs. Page 26 (pdf)
    1003.01 Definitions. Page 4 (pdf)
    1003.03 Maximum class size. Page 27 (pdf)
    1003.21 School attendance. Page 27 (pdf)
    1003.26 Enforcement of school attendance. Page 29 (pdf)
    1003.4282 Requirements for a standard high school diploma. Page 31 (pdf)
    1003.52 Educational services in Department of Juvenile Justice programs. Page 32 (pdf)
    1003.575 Assistive technology devices; findings; interagency agreements. Page 32 (pdf)
    1006.07 District school board duties relating to student discipline and school safety. Page 33 (pdf)
    1008.24 Test administration and security; public records exemption. Page 35 (pdf)
    1012.2315 Assignment of teachers. Page 35 (pdf)

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  • SB 1438, Original Filed Version Posted 1/6/2020 at 2:48 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   Education (Pre-Meeting) 1/31/2020 (pdf)
    Education (Post-Meeting) 2/4/2020 (pdf)

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 1411 Dyslexia Williams Identical Last Action: 1/17/2020 H Referred to PreK-12 Innovation Subcommittee; PreK-12 Appropriations Subcommittee; Education Committee -HJ 401

    Committee Amendments (1)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    208404 - Amendment (Delete All)
    Delete everything after the enacting clause and insert:
    Education
    (Harrell)
    2/3/2020
    11:13 AM
    (Late Filed)
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    2/3/2020
    Web Page
    PDF

    Committee Votes (1)

    Date Committee Result
    2/3/2020 1:30 PM Education 6 Yeas - 0 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (21)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    11.45 Definitions; duties; authorities; reports; rules. Page 13 (pdf)
    39.0016 Education of abused, neglected, and abandoned children; agency agreements; children having or suspected of having a disability. Page 14 (pdf)
    414.1251 Learnfare program. Page 18 (pdf)
    1001.2151 Page 2 (pdf)
    1002.01 Definitions. Page 19 (pdf)
    1002.20 K-12 student and parent rights. Page 20 (pdf)
    1002.3105 Academically Challenging Curriculum to Enhance Learning (ACCEL) options. Page 21 (pdf)
    1002.33 Charter schools. Page 21 (pdf)
    1002.385 The Gardiner Scholarship. Page 23 (pdf)
    1002.42 Private schools. Page 25 (pdf)
    1002.43 Private tutoring programs. Page 26 (pdf)
    1003.01 Definitions. Page 4 (pdf)
    1003.03 Maximum class size. Page 26 (pdf)
    1003.21 School attendance. Page 26 (pdf)
    1003.26 Enforcement of school attendance. Page 28 (pdf)
    1003.4282 Requirements for a standard high school diploma. Page 30 (pdf)
    1003.52 Educational services in Department of Juvenile Justice programs. Page 31 (pdf)
    1003.575 Assistive technology devices; findings; interagency agreements. Page 31 (pdf)
    1006.07 District school board duties relating to student discipline and school safety. Page 33 (pdf)
    1008.24 Test administration and security; public records exemption. Page 35 (pdf)
    1012.2315 Assignment of teachers. Page 35 (pdf)

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