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CS/CS/HB 1403: School Choice

GENERAL BILL by Education & Employment Committee ; Choice & Innovation Subcommittee ; Tomkow ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Bell ; Botana ; Daniels ; Leek ; Mooney ; Plasencia ; Roth ; Trabulsy ; Yeager

School Choice; Revises contributions & provisions for Florida Tax Credit Scholarship Program; revises provisions for Family Empowerment Scholarship Program, Hope Scholarship Program, virtual instruction program providers, private school requirements, & students in personalized education programs.

Effective Date: 7/1/2024
Last Action: 3/7/2024 House - Ordered engrossed, then enrolled
Bill Text: PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Appropriations (AP)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/6/2024 House • Filed
1/9/2024 House • Referred to Choice & Innovation Subcommittee
• Referred to PreK-12 Appropriations Subcommittee
• Referred to Education & Employment Committee
• Now in Choice & Innovation Subcommittee
• Added to Choice & Innovation Subcommittee agenda
• 1st Reading (Original Filed Version)
1/11/2024 House • Favorable with CS by Choice & Innovation Subcommittee
• Reported out of Choice & Innovation Subcommittee
• Laid on Table under Rule 7.18(a)
• CS Filed
1/12/2024 House • Referred to PreK-12 Appropriations Subcommittee
• Referred to Education & Employment Committee
• Now in PreK-12 Appropriations Subcommittee
• Added to PreK-12 Appropriations Subcommittee agenda
• 1st Reading (Committee Substitute 1)
1/17/2024 House • Favorable by PreK-12 Appropriations Subcommittee
• Reported out of PreK-12 Appropriations Subcommittee
• Now in Education & Employment Committee
1/19/2024 House • Added to Education & Employment Committee agenda
1/23/2024 House • Favorable with CS by Education & Employment Committee
• Reported out of Education & Employment Committee
• Laid on Table under Rule 7.18(a)
• CS Filed
1/24/2024 House • Bill referred to House Calendar
• Bill added to Special Order Calendar (2/1/2024)
• 1st Reading (Committee Substitute 2)
2/1/2024 House • Read 2nd time
• Read 3rd time
• CS passed; YEAS 109, NAYS 1
2/1/2024 Senate • In Messages
2/2/2024 Senate • Referred to Appropriations
2/6/2024 Senate • Received
3/6/2024 Senate • Withdrawn from Appropriations -SJ 828
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
• Substituted for SB 7048 -SJ 828
• Read 2nd time -SJ 828
• Amendment(s) adopted (203782) -SJ 828
• Read 3rd time -SJ 840
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 40 NAYS 0 -SJ 840
3/6/2024 House • In Messages
3/7/2024 House • Added to Senate Message List
• Amendment 203782 Concur
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 89, NAYS 18
• Ordered engrossed, then enrolled