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SB 790: Computer Science and Technology Instruction


Computer Science and Technology Instruction; Requiring public schools to provide computer science instruction conforming to specified requirements; requiring the Florida Virtual School to offer computer science courses identified in the Course Code Directory; requiring school districts that do not offer an identified course to provide students access to the course through the Florida Virtual School or other means approved by the department; requiring instructional personnel who meet specified criteria to receive a bonus, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2022
Last Action: 3/14/2022 Senate - Died 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
    11/2/2021 Senate • Filed
    11/16/2021 Senate • Referred to Education; Appropriations Subcommittee on Education; Appropriations -SJ 52
    11/22/2021 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Education, 11/30/21, 12:30 pm, 412 Knott Building
    11/30/2021 Senate • Favorable by Education; YEAS 10 NAYS 0 -SJ 94
    • Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Education
    1/11/2022 Senate • Introduced -SJ 52
    3/12/2022 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
    3/14/2022 Senate • Died in Appropriations Subcommittee on Education

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  • SB 790, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 11/2/2021 at 5:04 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   Education (Pre-Meeting) 11/29/2021 (pdf)
    Education (Post-Meeting) 11/30/2021 (pdf)

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 365 Computer Science Instruction in K-12 Public Schools Hawkins Similar Last Action: 3/14/2022 H Died in Early Learning & Elementary Education Subcommittee

    Committee Votes (1)

    Date Committee Result
    11/30/2021 12:30 PM Education 10 Yeas - 0 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (3)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    1003.01 Definitions. Page 2 (pdf)
    1003.4202 Page 3 (pdf)
    1007.2616 Computer science and technology instruction. Page 6 (pdf)

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