CS/CS/HB 1557 -  Parental Rights in Education

by Judiciary Committee and Education & Employment Committee and Harding and Grall (CO-SPONSORS) Avila; Bell; Borrero; Byrd; Fernandez-Barquin; Fetterhoff; Fine; Fischer; Latvala; Maggard; McClain; Plakon; Roach; Roth; Sirois; Snyder; Truenow; Yarborough
Requires district school boards to adopt procedures that comport with certain provisions of law for notifying student's parent of specified information; requires such procedures to reinforce fundamental right of parents to make decisions regarding upbringing & control of their children; prohibits school district from adopting procedures or student support forms that prohibit school district personnel from notifying parent about specified information or that encourage student to withhold from parent such information; prohibits school district personnel from discouraging or prohibiting parental notification & involvement in critical decisions affecting student's mental, emotional, or physical well-being; prohibits classroom discussion about sexual orientation or gender identity in certain grade levels; requires school districts to notify parents of healthcare services; authorizes parent to bring action against school district to obtain declaratory judgment; provides for additional award of injunctive relief, damages, & reasonable attorney fees & court costs to certain parents.
Effective Date: July 1, 2022
Last Event: Chapter No. 2022-22 on Tuesday, March 29, 2022 2:06 PM

Referred Committees and Committee Actions

House Referrals

Senate Referrals

  • Appropriations
    • On agenda for: 02/28/22 10:30 AM
    • Favorable (final action) Votes: Yeas 12   Nays 8

Related Bills

Bill Text

    • 782202 , Jones Date Filed: 03/02/22, Line#: 61 Senate: Withdrawn 3/4/2022 8:36:20 PM
    • 175814 , Farmer Date Filed: 03/04/22, Line#: 61 Senate: Failed 3/7/2022 4:07:49 PM
    • 629944 , Farmer Date Filed: 03/04/22, Line#: 73 Senate: Withdrawn 3/5/2022 2:16:43 PM
    • 907198 , Cruz Date Filed: 03/04/22, Line#: 73 Senate: Failed 3/7/2022 4:15:36 PM
    • 756788 , Taddeo Date Filed: 03/04/22, Line#: 81 Senate: Failed 3/7/2022 4:19:33 PM
    • 967070 , Jones Date Filed: 03/02/22, Line#: 97 Senate: Withdrawn 3/4/2022 8:36:07 PM
    • 421704 , Farmer Date Filed: 03/04/22, Line#: 97 Senate: Failed 3/7/2022 4:24:41 PM
    • 290096 , Polsky Date Filed: 03/04/22, Line#: 97 Senate: Failed 3/7/2022 4:29:00 PM
    • 973790 , Brandes Date Filed: 03/04/22, Line#: 98 Senate: Withdrawn 3/7/2022 4:58:36 PM
    • SA 427586 , Brandes Date Filed: 03/06/22, Line#: 98 Senate: Failed 3/7/2022 4:58:26 PM
    • 201756 , Jones Date Filed: 03/04/22, Line#: 98 Senate: Failed 3/7/2022 4:45:50 PM
    • 806774 , Brandes Date Filed: 03/06/22, Line#: 98 Senate: Withdrawn 3/7/2022 9:21:41 AM
    • 755282 , Book Date Filed: 03/04/22, Line#: 101 Senate: Failed 3/7/2022 5:07:37 PM
    • 734244 , Bracy Date Filed: 03/04/22, Line#: 101 Senate: Failed 3/7/2022 5:11:01 PM
    • 538822 , Gibson Date Filed: 03/04/22, Line#: 102 Senate: Failed 3/7/2022 5:15:28 PM
    • 600584 , Jones Date Filed: 03/02/22, Line#: 130 Senate: Withdrawn 3/4/2022 8:35:49 PM
    • 745072 , Pizzo Date Filed: 03/04/22, Line#: 130 Senate: Failed 3/7/2022 5:31:13 PM
    • 486826 , Stewart Date Filed: 03/01/22, Line#: 151 Senate: Failed 3/7/2022 5:40:13 PM
    • 374376 , Berman Date Filed: 03/04/22, Line#: 156 Senate: Failed 3/7/2022 5:48:11 PM
    • 760288 , Appropriations, Brandes Date Filed: 02/25/22, Line#: 98 Senate(c): Withdrawn 03/01/2022 05:12 PM
    • SA 546314 , Appropriations, Brandes Date Filed: 02/25/22, Line#: 98 Senate(c): Unfavorable 03/01/2022 05:12 PM
    • 588543 , Smith, C. Date Filed: 02/18/22, Line#: 46 House: Withdrawn 02/22/2022 01:35 PM
    • 884605 , Arrington Date Filed: 02/18/22, Line#: 58 House: Failed 02/22/2022 04:27 PM
    • 784679 , Davis Date Filed: 02/18/22, Line#: 67 House: Failed 02/22/2022 04:31 PM
    • 178971 , Nixon Date Filed: 02/18/22, Line#: 79 House: Failed 02/22/2022 04:36 PM
    • 853565 , Harding Date Filed: 02/18/22, Line#: 82 House: Withdrawn 02/22/2022 12:11 PM
    • 705429 , Rayner Date Filed: 02/18/22, Line#: 83 House: Failed 02/22/2022 04:42 PM
    • 703365 , Smith, C. Date Filed: 02/18/22, Line#: 84 House: Failed 02/22/2022 04:49 PM
    • 600607 , Woodson Date Filed: 02/18/22, Line#: 87 House: Failed 02/22/2022 04:56 PM
    • 634251 , Jenne Date Filed: 02/18/22, Line#: 88 House: Failed 02/22/2022 05:03 PM
    • 870647 , Diamond Date Filed: 02/18/22, Line#: 105 House: Failed 02/22/2022 05:10 PM
    • 722367 , Harding Date Filed: 02/18/22, Line#: 105 House: Adopted 02/22/2022 05:25 PM
    • 194533 , Driskell Date Filed: 02/18/22, Line#: 110 House: Failed 02/22/2022 05:30 PM
    • 275051 , Eskamani Date Filed: 02/18/22, Line#: 110 House: Failed 02/22/2022 05:37 PM
    • 138729 , Eskamani Date Filed: 02/18/22, Line#: 110 House: Failed 02/22/2022 05:43 PM
  • PCS for CS/HB 1557 (JDC) Date Published: 02/15/22
    • 395779 , Garrison (EEC) Date Filed: 01/19/22, Line#: 63 House(c): Withdrawn Prior to Consideration 01/19/2022 07:25 PM
    • 875175 , Harding (EEC) Date Filed: 01/19/22, Line#: 63 House(c): Adopted Without Objection 01/20/2022 12:07 PM

Staff Analysis

Vote History

Chamber Date Yeas Nays Action Action 2 Vote Detail Barcode
Chamber: House Date: 02/22/2022 04:42 PM   Yeas: 37 Nays: 75 Action: Action 2: Adoption Vote Detail: Vote [Seq# 559] Barcode: 705429
Chamber: House Date: 02/22/2022 05:24 PM   Yeas: 75 Nays: 37 Action: Action 2: Adoption Vote Detail: Vote [Seq# 560] Barcode: 722367
Chamber: House Date: 02/24/2022 01:48 PM   Yeas: 69 Nays: 47 Action: Action 2: Passage Vote Detail: Vote [Seq# 564] Barcode:
Chamber: Senate Date: 03/07/2022 04:45 PM   Yeas: 16 Nays: 22 Action: Amendment Action 2: Vote Detail: Vote [Seq# 11] Barcode:
Chamber: Senate Date: 03/08/2022 11:45 AM   Yeas: 22 Nays: 17 Action: Action 2: Vote Detail: Vote [Seq# 3] Barcode:

Bill History

Event Time Member Committee Ver.
Event: Chapter No. 2022-22 Time: 03/29/2022 - 2:06 PM Member: Committee: Version: er
Event: Approved by Governor Time: 03/28/2022 - 3:34 PM Member: Committee: Version: er
Event: Signed by Officers and presented to Governor Time: 03/28/2022 - 12:00 PM Member: Committee: Version: er
Event: H Ordered enrolled Time: 03/08/2022 - 12:30 PM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: H In Messages Time: 03/08/2022 - 12:30 PM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: S CS passed; YEAS 22 NAYS 17 -SJ 724 Time: 03/08/2022 - 11:46 AM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: S Read 3rd time -SJ 723 Time: 03/08/2022 - 9:16 AM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: S Placed on 3rd reading Time: 03/07/2022 - 7:47 PM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: S Amendment(s) failed (175814, 201756, 290096, 374376, 421704, 427586, 486826, 538822, 734244, 745072, 755282, 756788, 907198) -SJ 715, 716, 717 Time: 03/07/2022 - 4:08 PM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: S Read 2nd time -SJ 715 Time: 03/07/2022 - 4:01 PM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: S Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/07/22 -SJ 719 Time: 03/03/2022 - 11:19 PM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: S Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading Time: 03/01/2022 - 5:29 PM Member: Committee: Appropriations Version: e1
Event: S Favorable by- Appropriations; YEAS 12 NAYS 8 -SJ 521 Time: 02/28/2022 - 9:08 PM Member: Committee: Appropriations Version: e1
Event: S Received -SJ 468 Time: 02/28/2022 - 3:59 PM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: S On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 02/28/22, 10:30 am, 412 Knott Building Time: 02/25/2022 - 11:34 AM Member: Committee: Appropriations Version: e1
Event: S Referred to Appropriations -SJ 468 Time: 02/24/2022 - 5:47 PM Member: Committee: Appropriations Version: e1
Event: S In Messages Time: 02/24/2022 - 5:21 PM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: H Message sent to senate Time: 02/24/2022 - 5:10 PM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: H Immediately certified Time: 02/24/2022 - 4:40 PM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: H CS passed as amended; YEAS 69, NAYS 47 Time: 02/24/2022 - 1:48 PM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: H Read 3rd time Time: 02/24/2022 - 12:37 PM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: H Added to Third Reading Calendar Time: 02/22/2022 - 8:21 PM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: H Placed on 3rd reading Time: 02/22/2022 - 5:43 PM Member: Committee: Version: c2
Event: H Amendment 138729 Failed Time: 02/22/2022 - 5:43 PM Member: Committee: Version: c2
Event: H Amendment 275051 Failed Time: 02/22/2022 - 5:37 PM Member: Committee: Version: c2
Event: H Amendment 194533 Failed Time: 02/22/2022 - 5:30 PM Member: Committee: Version: c2
Event: H Amendment 722367 adopted Time: 02/22/2022 - 5:25 PM Member: Committee: Version: c2
Event: H Amendment 870647 Failed Time: 02/22/2022 - 5:10 PM Member: Committee: Version: c2
Event: H Amendment 634251 Failed Time: 02/22/2022 - 5:03 PM Member: Committee: Version: c2
Event: H Amendment 600607 Failed Time: 02/22/2022 - 4:56 PM Member: Committee: Version: c2
Event: H Amendment 703365 Failed Time: 02/22/2022 - 4:49 PM Member: Committee: Version: c2
Event: H Amendment 705429 Failed Time: 02/22/2022 - 4:42 PM Member: Committee: Version: c2
Event: H Amendment 178971 Failed Time: 02/22/2022 - 4:36 PM Member: Committee: Version: c2
Event: H Amendment 784679 Failed Time: 02/22/2022 - 4:31 PM Member: Committee: Version: c2
Event: H Amendment 884605 Failed Time: 02/22/2022 - 4:27 PM Member: Committee: Version: c2
Event: H Read 2nd time Time: 02/22/2022 - 3:39 PM Member: Committee: Version: c2
Event: H Amendment 588543 withdrawn Time: 02/22/2022 - 1:35 PM Member: Committee: Version: c2
Event: H Amendment 853565 withdrawn Time: 02/22/2022 - 12:11 PM Member: Committee: Version: c2
Event: H Amendment 138729 filed Time: 02/18/2022 - 4:04 PM Member: Committee: Version: c2
Event: H Amendment 722367 filed Time: 02/18/2022 - 4:03 PM Member: Committee: Version: c2
Event: H Amendment 275051 filed Time: 02/18/2022 - 3:57 PM Member: Committee: Version: c2
Event: H Amendment 178971 filed Time: 02/18/2022 - 3:56 PM Member: Committee: Version: c2
Event: H Amendment 870647 filed Time: 02/18/2022 - 3:45 PM Member: Committee: Version: c2
Event: H Amendment 784679 filed Time: 02/18/2022 - 3:42 PM Member: Committee: Version: c2
Event: H Amendment 853565 filed Time: 02/18/2022 - 3:40 PM Member: Committee: Version: c2
Event: H Amendment 600607 filed Time: 02/18/2022 - 3:36 PM Member: Committee: Version: c2
Event: H Amendment 194533 filed Time: 02/18/2022 - 3:35 PM Member: Committee: Version: c2
Event: H Amendment 634251 filed Time: 02/18/2022 - 3:33 PM Member: Committee: Version: c2
Event: H Amendment 705429 filed Time: 02/18/2022 - 3:31 PM Member: Committee: Version: c2
Event: H Amendment 588543 filed Time: 02/18/2022 - 3:22 PM Member: Committee: Version: c2
Event: H Amendment 703365 filed Time: 02/18/2022 - 2:56 PM Member: Committee: Version: c2
Event: H Amendment 884605 filed Time: 02/18/2022 - 2:47 PM Member: Committee: Version: c2
Event: H 1st Reading Time: 02/17/2022 - 9:56 PM Member: Committee: Version: c2
Event: H Bill added to Special Order Calendar (2/22/2022) Time: 02/17/2022 - 9:04 PM Member: Committee: Version: c2
Event: H Bill referred to House Calendar Time: 02/17/2022 - 8:16 PM Member: Committee: Version: c2
Event: H CS Filed Time: 02/17/2022 - 7:04 PM Member: Committee: Version: c2
Event: H Laid on Table under Rule 7.18(a) Time: 02/17/2022 - 7:04 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H Reported out of Judiciary Committee Time: 02/17/2022 - 7:01 PM Member: Committee: Judiciary Committee Version: c1
Event: H Favorable with CS by Judiciary Committee Time: 02/17/2022 - 6:56 PM Member: Committee: Judiciary Committee Version: c1
Event: H PCS added to Judiciary Committee agenda Time: 02/15/2022 - 3:52 PM Member: Committee: Judiciary Committee Version: c1
Event: H Now in Judiciary Committee Time: 01/25/2022 - 9:22 AM Member: Committee: Judiciary Committee Version: c1
Event: H Referred to Judiciary Committee Time: 01/25/2022 - 9:22 AM Member: Committee: Judiciary Committee Version: c1
Event: H 1st Reading Time: 01/24/2022 - 5:21 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H CS Filed Time: 01/21/2022 - 3:17 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H Laid on Table under Rule 7.18(a) Time: 01/21/2022 - 3:17 PM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: H Reported out of Education & Employment Committee Time: 01/21/2022 - 3:13 PM Member: Committee: Education & Employment Committee Version: __
Event: H Favorable with CS by Education & Employment Committee Time: 01/20/2022 - 12:07 PM Member: Committee: Education & Employment Committee Version: __
Event: H Added to Education & Employment Committee agenda Time: 01/18/2022 - 4:16 PM Member: Committee: Education & Employment Committee Version: __
Event: H Now in Education & Employment Committee Time: 01/16/2022 - 1:50 PM Member: Committee: Education & Employment Committee Version: __
Event: H Referred to Judiciary Committee Time: 01/16/2022 - 1:50 PM Member: Committee: Judiciary Committee Version: __
Event: H Referred to Education & Employment Committee Time: 01/16/2022 - 1:50 PM Member: Committee: Education & Employment Committee Version: __
Event: H 1st Reading Time: 01/11/2022 - 9:25 PM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: H Filed Time: 01/11/2022 - 9:26 AM Member: Harding Committee: Version: __

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