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Daily Legislative Brief from May 2, 2017


HB 265-Relating to Computer Coding Instruction
On Tuesday, May 2nd, HB 265 by Representative Elizabeth Porter (R-Lake City), was read for a third time on the House floor and passed by a vote of 117 yeas to 0 nays 

This bill will allow high school students the option of taking computer coding courses and promotes student access to education in computer science and related fields.

HB 265 will now go to the Senate floor for consideration.

AIF SUPPORTS legislation that will provide Florida’s students the opportunity to become proficient in computer coding, which will in turn prepare our states next generation for a technology driven economy.