IN HB1281 | 2023 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Republican 5-1)
Status: Engrossed on February 22 2023 - 50% progression, died in committee
Action: 2023-03-01 - First reading: referred to Committee on Education and Career Development
Pending: Senate Education and Career Development Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Amended) [PDF]


Financial literacy. Provides that, beginning with the cohort of students who are expected to graduate from a public school or a charter school in 2027, an individual must successfully complete a personal financial responsibility course (course) before the individual may graduate. Creates requirements for content that must be covered in a course. Provides that a public school or charter school may offer instruction on a course as a separate subject or as units incorporated into appropriate subjects. Provides that a course may qualify as a mathematics credit for an alternative diploma under if offered as a separate subject.

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Financial literacy.


Roll Calls

2023-02-21 - House - House - Third reading (Y: 94 N: 0 NV: 1 Abs: 5) [PASS]


2023-03-01SenateFirst reading: referred to Committee on Education and Career Development
2023-02-22HouseReferred to the Senate
2023-02-21HouseSenate sponsor: Senator Koch
2023-02-21HouseThird reading: passed; Roll Call 177: yeas 94, nays 0
2023-02-20HouseSecond reading: ordered engrossed
2023-02-16HouseCommittee report: amend do pass, adopted
2023-02-07HouseRepresentative Miller K added as coauthor
2023-02-07HouseRule 105.1 suspended
2023-01-19HouseRepresentative Criswell C added as coauthor
2023-01-12HouseRepresentative Pierce K added as coauthor
2023-01-11HouseFirst reading: referred to Committee on Education
2023-01-11HouseAuthored by Representative Hall
2023-01-11HouseCoauthored by Representative O'Brien


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