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  • Introduced
    Feb 19, 2021
  • Passed House
    Apr 22, 2021
  • Passed Senate
    Apr 26, 2021
  • Signed into Law
HB 1159
Florida House Bill
Education; Authorizing a parent or guardian to request that his or her K-5 student be retained in a grade level for academic reasons for a specified school year; requiring that such a request be submitted in a specified manner; requiring school principals to consider such requests if they are timely received; authorizing school principals to consider requests that are not timely received; requiring a school principal who considers a request for retention to inform the student's teachers of the request and collaboratively discuss with the parent or guardian any basis for agreement or disagreement with the request; requiring the Commissioner of Education to provide learning growth data calculated in accordance with a certain formula to each school district by a specified date each year; revising the minimum qualifications for part-time and full-time nondegreed teachers of career programs; revising the criteria for the Department of Education to issue a professional certificate; revising the goals of the program, etc.
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House • Apr 29, 2021: Message sent to senate
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  • Apr 29, 2021 | House
    • Added to Senate Message List
    • Amendment 925196 Concur
    • Amendment 523776 Concur
    • CS passed as amended; YEAS 114, NAYS 0
    • Ordered engrossed, then enrolled
    • Message sent to senate
  • Apr 26, 2021 | House
    • In Messages
  • Apr 26, 2021 | Senate
    • Withdrawn from Appropriations
    • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
    • Substituted for CS/CS/SB 934
    • Read 2nd time
    • Amendment(s) adopted (523776, 925196)
    • Read 3rd time
    • CS passed as amended; YEAS 40 NAYS 0
  • Apr 22, 2021 | Senate
    • Referred to Appropriations
    • Received
  • Apr 22, 2021 | House
    • Message sent to senate
  • Apr 22, 2021 | Senate
    • In Messages
  • Apr 22, 2021 | House
    • Read 3rd time
    • CS passed; YEAS 115, NAYS 0
  • Apr 21, 2021 | House
    • Read 2nd time
    • Placed on 3rd reading
    • Added to Third Reading Calendar
  • Apr 18, 2021 | House
    • Bill added to Special Order Calendar (4/21/2021)
  • Apr 16, 2021 | House
    • Bill referred to House Calendar
    • Added to Second Reading Calendar
  • Apr 15, 2021 | House
    • Favorable with CS by Education & Employment Committee
    • Reported out of Education & Employment Committee
    • Laid on Table under Rule 7.18(a)
    • CS Filed
    • 1st Reading (Committee Substitute 1)
  • Apr 13, 2021 | House
    • Added to Education & Employment Committee agenda
  • Apr 01, 2021 | House
    • Favorable by Post-Secondary Education & Lifelong Learning Subcommittee
    • Reported out of Post-Secondary Education & Lifelong Learning Subcommittee
    • Now in Education & Employment Committee
  • Mar 30, 2021 | House
    • Added to Post-Secondary Education & Lifelong Learning Subcommittee agenda
  • Mar 23, 2021 | House
    • Favorable by Secondary Education & Career Development Subcommittee
    • Reported out of Secondary Education & Career Development Subcommittee
    • Now in Post-Secondary Education & Lifelong Learning Subcommittee
  • Mar 19, 2021 | House
    • Added to Secondary Education & Career Development Subcommittee agenda
  • Mar 02, 2021 | House
    • 1st Reading (Original Filed Version)
  • Feb 28, 2021 | House
    • Referred to Secondary Education & Career Development Subcommittee
    • Referred to Post-Secondary Education & Lifelong Learning Subcommittee
    • Referred to Education & Employment Committee
    • Now in Secondary Education & Career Development Subcommittee
  • Feb 19, 2021 | House
    • Filed