HB 1061 Secondary school graduation requirements; diplomas.
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Summary as passed House: (all summaries)

Secondary school graduation requirements; diplomas.  Directs the Board of Education to modify the credits necessary for a student to earn a standard or an advanced studies diploma. The advanced studies diploma shall be the recommended diploma for students pursuing baccalaureate study. The standard diploma shall include a concentration in career and technical education and a requirement to earn a career and technical education credential. Standard or advanced studies diploma will require the successful completion of one virtual course. The modified standard diploma is eliminated, but the Board shall make provisions in regulation for students with disabilities to earn a standard diploma. The Board shall promulgate regulations to implement the provisions of this act to be effective within 280 days of its enactment. This bill is identical to SB 489.

Full text:
01/11/12  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12103668D  pdf | impact statement
01/31/12  House: Printed as engrossed 12103668D-E  pdf
02/16/12  Senate: Committee substitute printed 12105453D-S1  pdf
02/27/12  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1061ER)  pdf | impact statement
03/30/12  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0454)  pdf

Amendments:
House amendments

Status:
01/11/12  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12103668D
01/11/12  House: Referred to Committee on Education
01/18/12  House: Assigned Education sub: Standards Of Quality
01/24/12  House: Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
01/25/12  House: Reported from Education with amendment (21-Y 1-N)
01/26/12  House: Read first time
01/27/12  House: Passed by for the day
01/30/12  House: Passed by for the day
01/31/12  House: Read second time
01/31/12  House: Committee amendment agreed to
01/31/12  House: Motion to rerefer to Education committee rejected
01/31/12  House: Engrossed by House as amended HB1061E
01/31/12  House: Printed as engrossed 12103668D-E
02/01/12  House: Read third time and passed House (67-Y 32-N)
02/01/12  House: VOTE: PASSAGE (67-Y 32-N)
02/02/12  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed
02/02/12  Senate: Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/16/12  Senate: Committee substitute printed 12105453D-S1
02/16/12  Senate: Reported from Education and Health with substitute (10-Y 5-N)
02/17/12  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/20/12  Senate: Read third time
02/20/12  Senate: Reading of substitute waived
02/20/12  Senate: Committee substitute agreed to 12105453D-S1
02/20/12  Senate: Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute HB1061S1
02/20/12  Senate: Passed Senate with substitute (27-Y 13-N)
02/21/12  House: Placed on Calendar
02/22/12  House: Senate substitute agreed to by House 12105453D-S1 (77-Y 20-N)
02/22/12  House: VOTE: ADOPTION (77-Y 20-N)
02/27/12  House: Enrolled
02/27/12  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1061ER)
02/27/12  House: Signed by Speaker
02/28/12  Senate: Signed by President
03/30/12  Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 454 (effective 7/1/12)
03/30/12  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0454)