FL H0419 | 2021 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Status: Passed on May 6 2021 - 100% progression
Action: 2021-05-06 - Chapter No. 2021-10
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [PDF]


Deleting the Office of Early Learning from within the Office of Independent Education and Parental Choice of the Department of Education; establishing the Division of Early Learning within the department; revising approved child care or early education settings for the placement of certain children; revising the requirements of the Gold Seal Quality Care program; requiring students enrolled in the Voluntary Prekindergarten Education Program to participate in a specified screening and progress monitoring program; revising early learning coalition responsibilities and duties; authorizing certain students who enrolled in the Voluntary Prekindergarten Education Program to receive intensive reading interventions using specified funds, etc.

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Early Learning and Early Grade Success


Roll Calls

2021-04-26 - Senate - Senate: Third Reading RCS#22 (Y: 40 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-04-22 - House - House: Third Reading RCS#252 (Y: 118 N: 0 NV: 2 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-04-15 - House - House Education & Employment Committee (Y: 20 N: 1 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-03-30 - House - House PreK-12 Appropriations Subcommittee (Y: 15 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-03-15 - House - House Children, Families & Seniors Subcommittee (Y: 17 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2021-03-03 - House - House Early Learning & Elementary Education Subcommittee (Y: 16 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 2) [PASS]


2021-05-06 Chapter No. 2021-10
2021-05-04 Approved by Governor
2021-05-03 Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
2021-04-26HouseOrdered enrolled
2021-04-26HouseIn Messages
2021-04-26SenateCS passed; YEAS 40 NAYS 0
2021-04-26SenateRead 3rd time
2021-04-26SenateRead 2nd time
2021-04-26SenateSubstituted for CS/SB 1282
2021-04-26SenatePlaced on Calendar, on 2nd reading
2021-04-26SenateWithdrawn from Appropriations
2021-04-22HouseMessage sent to senate
2021-04-22SenateReferred to Appropriations
2021-04-22SenateIn Messages
2021-04-22HouseCS passed as amended; YEAS 118, NAYS 0
2021-04-22HouseAmendment 817341 adopted
2021-04-22HouseAmendment 547565 adopted
2021-04-22HouseAmendment 681905 adopted
2021-04-22HouseAmendment 920103 adopted
2021-04-22HouseAmendment 249563 adopted
2021-04-22HouseAmendment 409919 adopted
2021-04-22HouseRead 3rd time
2021-04-21HouseAmendment 920103 filed
2021-04-21HouseAmendment 409919 filed
2021-04-21HouseAmendment 249563 filed
2021-04-21HouseAmendment 681905 filed
2021-04-21HouseAmendment 817341 filed
2021-04-21HouseAmendment 547565 filed
2021-04-21HouseTemporarily postponed, on 3rd Reading
2021-04-20HouseAdded to Third Reading Calendar
2021-04-20HousePlaced on 3rd reading
2021-04-20HouseAmendment 618733 adopted
2021-04-20HouseRead 2nd time
2021-04-20HouseAmendment 976555 withdrawn
2021-04-16HouseAmendment 618733 filed
2021-04-16HouseAmendment 976555 filed
2021-04-15House1st Reading (Committee Substitute 2)
2021-04-15HouseBill added to Special Order Calendar (4/20/2021)
2021-04-15HouseBill referred to House Calendar
2021-04-15HouseCS Filed
2021-04-15HouseLaid on Table under Rule 7.18(a)
2021-04-15HouseReported out of Education & Employment Committee
2021-04-15HouseFavorable with CS by Education & Employment Committee
2021-04-13HouseAdded to Education & Employment Committee agenda
2021-04-02HouseNow in Education & Employment Committee
2021-04-02HouseReferred to Education & Employment Committee
2021-03-31House1st Reading (Committee Substitute 1)
2021-03-31HouseCS Filed
2021-03-31HouseLaid on Table under Rule 7.18(a)
2021-03-31HouseReported out of PreK-12 Appropriations Subcommittee
2021-03-30HouseFavorable with CS by PreK-12 Appropriations Subcommittee
2021-03-26HouseAdded to PreK-12 Appropriations Subcommittee agenda
2021-03-15HouseNow in PreK-12 Appropriations Subcommittee
2021-03-15HouseReported out of Children, Families & Seniors Subcommittee
2021-03-15HouseFavorable by Children, Families & Seniors Subcommittee
2021-03-11HouseAdded to Children, Families & Seniors Subcommittee agenda
2021-03-03HouseNow in Children, Families & Seniors Subcommittee
2021-03-03HouseReported out of Early Learning & Elementary Education Subcommittee
2021-03-03HouseFavorable by Early Learning & Elementary Education Subcommittee
2021-03-02House1st Reading (Original Filed Version)
2021-03-01HouseAdded to Early Learning & Elementary Education Subcommittee agenda
2021-02-08HouseNow in Early Learning & Elementary Education Subcommittee
2021-02-08HouseReferred to Education & Employment Committee
2021-02-08HouseReferred to PreK-12 Appropriations Subcommittee
2021-02-08HouseReferred to Children, Families & Seniors Subcommittee
2021-02-08HouseReferred to Early Learning & Elementary Education Subcommittee

Same As/Similar To

H575 (Similar To) 2021-04-30 - Died in Appropriations, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 419 (Ch. 2021-10)
S1282 (Similar To) 2021-04-26 - Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 419 (Ch. 2021-10), CS/HB 7011 (Ch. 2021-9)
S1336 (Similar To) 2021-04-30 - Died in Appropriations, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 419 (Ch. 2021-10)
S1898 (Similar To) 2021-04-26 - Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 7011 (Ch. 2021-9), CS/CS/HB 419 (Ch. 2021-10), CS/HB 1159 (Ch. 2021-228)
H7011 (Similar To) 2021-05-06 - Chapter No. 2021-9

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Florida State Sources

Roll Callhttps://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2021/419/Vote/HouseVote_h00419e1252.PDF
Roll Callhttps://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2021/419/Vote/SenateVote_h00419e2022.PDF
Roll Callhttps://www.myfloridahouse.gov/Sections/Committees/billvote.aspx?VoteId=57155&IsPCB=0&BillId=70613
Roll Callhttps://www.myfloridahouse.gov/Sections/Committees/billvote.aspx?VoteId=58347&IsPCB=0&BillId=70613
Roll Callhttps://www.myfloridahouse.gov/Sections/Committees/billvote.aspx?VoteId=59633&IsPCB=0&BillId=70613
Roll Callhttps://www.myfloridahouse.gov/Sections/Committees/billvote.aspx?VoteId=60415&IsPCB=0&BillId=70613

Bill Comments