FL H7011 | 2021 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Republican 7-2-1)
Status: Passed on May 6 2021 - 100% progression
Action: 2021-05-06 - Chapter No. 2021-9
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [PDF]


Provides & revises requirements relating to improvement of student literacy skills; requires DOE, in consultation with Office of Early Learning, to implement coordinated screening & progress monitoring system for VPK program through grade 8; establishes Reading Achievement Initiative for Scholastic Excellence Program within DOE; revises requirements relating to specified reading instruction allocation; revises requirements for certain instructional personnel & professional development program.

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Student Literacy


Roll Calls

2021-04-26 - Senate - Senate: Third Reading RCS#57 (Y: 40 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-04-21 - House - House: Third Reading RCS#195 (Y: 117 N: 0 NV: 3 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-04-15 - House - House Education & Employment Committee (Y: 19 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 2) [PASS]
2021-03-17 - House - House PreK-12 Appropriations Subcommittee (Y: 13 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 2) [PASS]


2021-05-06 Chapter No. 2021-9
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 SB 1898
2021-04-26SenatePlaced on Calendar, on 2nd reading
2021-04-26SenateWithdrawn from Appropriations
2021-04-21SenateReferred to Appropriations
2021-04-21SenateIn Messages
2021-04-21HouseMessage sent to senate
2021-04-21HouseCS passed as amended; YEAS 117, NAYS 0
2021-04-21HouseRead 3rd time
2021-04-20HouseAdded to Third Reading Calendar
2021-04-20HousePlaced on 3rd reading
2021-04-20HouseAmendment 073609 adopted
2021-04-20HouseRead 2nd time
2021-04-16HouseAmendment 073609 filed
2021-04-15House1st Reading (Committee Substitute 1)
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
2021-03-17HouseNow in Education & Employment Committee
2021-03-17HouseReported out of PreK-12 Appropriations Subcommittee
2021-03-17HouseFavorable by PreK-12 Appropriations Subcommittee
2021-03-15HouseAdded to PreK-12 Appropriations Subcommittee agenda
2021-03-05HouseNow in PreK-12 Appropriations Subcommittee
2021-03-05HouseReferred to Education & Employment Committee
2021-03-05HouseReferred to PreK-12 Appropriations Subcommittee
2021-03-04House1st Reading (Original Filed Version)

Same As/Similar To

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)
H419 (Similar To) 2021-05-06 - Chapter No. 2021-10
H1159 (Similar To) 2021-07-06 - Chapter No. 2021-228; companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 7011 (Ch. 2021-9), CS/CS/SB 1028 (Ch. 2021-35)
S934 (Similar To) 2021-04-26 - Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 1159 (Ch. 2021-228), CS/HB 7011 (Ch. 2021-9), CS/CS/SB 1028 (Ch. 2021-35)
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)

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Florida State Sources

Roll Callhttps://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2021/7011/Vote/HouseVote_h07011e1195.PDF
Roll Callhttps://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2021/7011/Vote/SenateVote_h07011e1057.PDF
Roll Callhttps://www.myfloridahouse.gov/Sections/Committees/billvote.aspx?VoteId=58634&IsPCB=0&BillId=72868
Roll Callhttps://www.myfloridahouse.gov/Sections/Committees/billvote.aspx?VoteId=60452&IsPCB=0&BillId=72868

Bill Comments