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CS/HB 611: Civic Literacy Education

GENERAL BILL by Secondary Education and Career Development Subcommittee ; Diamond ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Bush ; Daley ; Fetterhoff ; Joseph ; Leek ; Valdés

Civic Literacy Education; Requires Commissioner of Education to develop criteria for civic literacy practicum that meets certain goals; provides purpose & requirements; authorizes time spent on specified civic engagement activities to count toward requirements for certain scholarships & academic awards; establishes Citizen Scholar Program within USF; requires program to serve certain students, subject to appropriation; provides program requirements; provides undergraduate credit for program completion.

Effective Date: 7/1/2021
Last Action: 3/31/2021 House - Laid on Table, refer to SB 146
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/29/2021 House • Filed
2/18/2021 House • Referred to Secondary Education & Career Development Subcommittee
• Referred to PreK-12 Appropriations Subcommittee
• Referred to Education & Employment Committee
• Now in Secondary Education & Career Development Subcommittee
3/2/2021 House • 1st Reading (Original Filed Version)
3/8/2021 House • Added to Secondary Education & Career Development Subcommittee agenda
3/10/2021 House • Favorable with CS by Secondary Education & Career Development Subcommittee
• Reported out of Secondary Education & Career Development Subcommittee
• Laid on Table under Rule 7.18(a)
• CS Filed
• 1st Reading (Committee Substitute 1)
3/12/2021 House • Original reference removed: PreK-12 Appropriations Subcommittee
• Referred to Education & Employment Committee
• Now in Education & Employment Committee
3/15/2021 House • Added to Education & Employment Committee agenda
3/17/2021 House • Favorable by Education & Employment Committee
• Reported out of Education & Employment Committee
• Bill released to House Calendar
• Added to Second Reading Calendar
3/25/2021 House • Bill added to Special Order Calendar (3/31/2021)
3/31/2021 House • Substituted SB 146
• Laid on Table, refer to SB 146