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SB 1822 (2011) -  School Choice

by Benacquisto
Revises legislative intent and eligibility requirements for participation in the Opportunity Scholarship Program. Deletes provisions that authorize an opportunity scholarship for attendance at a private school. Requires that an opportunity scholarship remain in force until the student graduates from high school. Revises school district obligations and deletes provisions relating to private schools to conform to changes made by the act. Deletes an obsolete provision relating to the John M. McKay Scholarships for Students with Disabilities Program, etc.
Effective Date: 07/01/2011
Last Event: 05/05/11 S Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 1331 (Ch. 2011-128) -SJ 919 on Thursday, May 5, 2011 2:53 PM

Referred Committees and Committee Actions

Senate Referrals

  • Education Pre-K - 12
    • On agenda for: 03/23/11 1:00 PM
    • Favorable (final action) Votes: Yeas 2   Nays 1
  • Budget
    • On agenda for: 04/25/11 1:15 PM
    • Favorable (final action) Votes: Yeas 17   Nays 1

Related Bills

Staff Analysis

Chamber Committee
Chamber: Senate Committee: Budget 4/26/2011 8:27:56 AM
Chamber: Senate Committee: Budget 4/21/2011 11:36:14 AM
Chamber: Senate Committee: Education Pre-K - 12 3/24/2011 4:55:27 PM
Chamber: Senate Committee: Education Pre-K - 12 3/22/2011 2:16:10 PM

Vote History

(No Votes Recorded)

Bill History

Event Time Member Committee Ver.
Event: S Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 1331 (Ch. 2011-128) -SJ 919 Time: 05/05/2011 - 2:53 PM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: S Substituted CS/HB 1331 -SJ 919 Time: 05/05/2011 - 2:53 PM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: S Read 2nd time -SJ 919 Time: 05/05/2011 - 2:52 PM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: S Placed on Special Order Calendar, 05/05/11 Time: 05/04/2011 - 6:28 PM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: S Placed on Special Order Calendar, 05/04/11 -SJ 792 Time: 05/04/2011 - 12:27 PM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: S Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 469 Time: 04/26/2011 - 9:09 AM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: S Favorable by- Budget; YEAS 17 NAYS 1 -SJ 469 Time: 04/25/2011 - 6:48 PM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: S On Committee agenda-- Budget, 04/25/11, 1:15 pm, 412 Knott Building Time: 04/20/2011 - 5:59 PM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: S Now in Budget -SJ 286 Time: 03/24/2011 - 5:19 PM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: S Favorable by Education Pre-K - 12; YEAS 2 NAYS 1 -SJ 286 Time: 03/23/2011 - 1:49 PM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: S On Committee agenda-- Education Pre-K - 12, 03/23/11, 1:00 pm, 301 Senate Office Building Time: 03/18/2011 - 8:05 AM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: S Introduced -SJ 208 Time: 03/15/2011 - 8:20 AM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: S Referred to Education Pre-K - 12; Budget -SJ 208 Time: 03/14/2011 - 3:40 PM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: S Filed Time: 03/04/2011 - 4:20 PM Member: Committee: Version: __