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SB 7070: Impact of COVID-19 on Educational Institutions

GENERAL BILL by Education

Impact of COVID-19 on Educational Institutions; Requiring the Board of Nursing to extend an approved program’s probationary status under certain circumstances; prohibiting an educational institution that has taken certain reasonably necessary actions to diminish the impact or spread of COVID-19 from being civilly liable for such actions; providing that general publications of educational institutions are not evidence of an implied contract to provide specified services during the COVID-19 public health emergency; authorizing school grades calculated during a certain school year to be used for eligibility for the Florida School Recognition Program, etc.

Effective Date: Upon becoming a law
Last Action: 4/9/2021 Senate - On Committee agenda-- Rules, 04/14/21, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Rules (RC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
3/25/2021 Senate • Submitted for consideration by Education
• On Committee agenda-- Education, 03/30/21, 8:30 am, 412 Knott Building
3/30/2021 Senate • Submitted as Committee Bill and Reported Favorably by Education; YEAS 10 NAYS 0
• Filed
4/5/2021 Senate • Referred to Rules -SJ 379
4/7/2021 Senate • Introduced -SJ 379
4/9/2021 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Rules, 04/14/21, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building