HB 1578 Students who receive home instruction; participation in interscholastic programs (Tebow Bill).
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Summary as introduced:

Students who receive home instruction; participation in interscholastic programs. Prohibits public schools from joining an organization governing interscholastic programs that does not deem eligible for participation a student who (i) receives home instruction; (ii) has demonstrated evidence of progress for two consecutive academic years; (iii) is in compliance with immunization requirements; (iv) is entitled to free tuition in a public school; (v) has not reached the age of 19 by August 1 of the current academic year; (vi) is an amateur who receives no compensation but participates solely for the educational, physical, mental, and social benefits of the activity; (vii) complies with all disciplinary rules and is subject to all codes of conduct applicable to all public high school athletes; and (viii) complies with all other rules governing awards, all-star games, maximum consecutive semesters of high school enrollment, parental consents, physical examinations, and transfers applicable to all high school athletes. The bill provides that no local school board is required to establish a policy to permit students who receive home instruction to participate in interscholastic programs. The bill permits reasonable fees to be charged to students who receive home instruction to cover the costs of participation in such interscholastic programs, including the costs of additional insurance, uniforms, and equipment. The bill has an expiration date of July 1, 2022.

Full text:
01/02/17  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17102346D  pdf | impact statement
02/15/17  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1578ER)  pdf | impact statement

Amendments:
Governor's veto explanation

Status:
01/02/17  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17102346D
01/02/17  House: Referred to Committee on Education
01/18/17  House: Reported from Education (14-Y 7-N)
01/19/17  House: Read first time
01/20/17  House: Passed by for the day
01/23/17  House: Read second time and engrossed
01/24/17  House: Read third time and passed House (60-Y 38-N)
01/24/17  House: VOTE: PASSAGE (60-Y 38-N)
01/25/17  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed
01/25/17  Senate: Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/09/17  Senate: Reported from Education and Health (9-Y 6-N)
02/10/17  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
02/13/17  Senate: Read third time
02/13/17  Senate: Passed Senate (22-Y 18-N)
02/15/17  House: Enrolled
02/15/17  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1578ER)
02/15/17  House: Signed by Speaker
02/17/17  Senate: Signed by President
02/17/17  House: Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 2/17/17
02/17/17  Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, February 24, 2017
02/20/17  Governor: Vetoed by Governor
02/22/17  House: Passed by until Wednesday, April 5, 2017
04/05/17  House: Placed on Calendar
04/05/17  House: House sustained Governor's veto (61-Y 39-N)
04/05/17  House: VOTE: OVERRIDE GOVERNOR'S VETO (61-Y 39-N)
04/05/17  House: (67 affirmative votes required to override)