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SB 1228: Education


Education; Requiring school districts to provide for live remote operation of all public schools as free schools for a term of 180 days or the equivalent on an hourly basis as specified by rules of the State Board of Education; providing that the number of students attending classes through live remote attendance counts toward class size maximums as equally as the number of students attending in person; including live remote attendance pursuant to rules adopted by the state board as a manner in which students may satisfy the requirement to attend school regularly; requiring the actual or live remote attendance of all public K-12 school students to be checked by each school, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2021
Last Action: 4/30/2021 Senate - Died in Education, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/SB 52 (Ch. 2021-160)
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
    2/11/2021 Senate • Filed
    2/18/2021 Senate • Referred to Education; Appropriations Subcommittee on Education; Appropriations -SJ 125
    3/2/2021 Senate • Introduced -SJ 125
    4/30/2021 Senate • Died in Education, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/SB 52 (Ch. 2021-160)

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  • SB 1228, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 2/11/2021 at 9:58 AM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (2)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 281 (c1) Postsecondary Education Education and Employment Committee Compare Last Action: 4/27/2021 H Laid on Table
    S 52 (er) Postsecondary Education Rodrigues Compare Last Action: 6/28/2021 Chapter No. 2021-160, companion bill(s) passed, see HB 5601 (Ch. 2021-46), CS/CS/SB 1028 (Ch. 2021-35)

    Citations - Statutes (10)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    1003.01 Definitions. Page 2 (pdf)
    1003.02 District school board operation and control of public K-12 education within the school district. Page 3 (pdf)
    1003.03 Maximum class size. Page 4 (pdf)
    1003.21 School attendance. Page 5 (pdf)
    1003.23 Attendance records and reports. Page 6 (pdf)
    1003.24 Parents responsible for attendance of children; attendance policy. Page 7 (pdf)
    1003.31 Students subject to control of school. Page 8 (pdf)
    1011.60 Minimum requirements of the Florida Education Finance Program. Page 9 (pdf)
    1011.61 Definitions. Page 10 (pdf)
    1012.98 School Community Professional Development Act. Page 11 (pdf)

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