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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
Bill Text: PDF

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  • 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 (Vetoed by Governor)
    • Laid on Table

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  • CS/HB 611, Committee Substitute 1 (Current Bill Version) Posted 3/10/2021 at 4:58 PM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   Education and Employment Committee (Post-Meeting) 3/31/2021 (pdf)

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 146 (er) Civic Literacy Education Brandes Identical Last Action: 11/12/2021 S Veto Message referred to Rules -SJ 4

    Citations - Statutes (2)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    1003.44 Patriotic programs; rules. Page 1 (pdf)
    1004.342 Page 3 (pdf)

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  • HB 611, Original Filed Version Posted 1/29/2021 at 10:37 AM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   Secondary Education and Career Development Subcommittee (Post-Meeting) 7/6/2021 (pdf)

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 146 Civic Education Brandes Compare Last Action: 11/12/2021 S Veto Message referred to Rules -SJ 4

    Committee Amendments (1)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    981371 - Amendment
    Remove line 59 and insert:
    Diamond 3/9/2021
    6:37 PM
    Adopted without Objection
    3/10/2021
    PDF

    Citations - Statutes (1)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    1003.44 Patriotic programs; rules. Page 1 (pdf)

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