3-23-17 Daily In-Session Update

Darbi Jenkins Daily In-Session Update

Things you need to know: 5 bills out of Senate Ed 3 bills ready for the Governor 5 bills out of Senate Ed HB 2134 schools; children’s camps; sunscreen use (Carter) passed as amended on a 7-0 vote. This bill allows public school students to carry and use FDA approved sunscreen without a note or prescription. ASBA is neutral. HB …

3-22-17 Daily In-Session Update

Darbi Jenkins Daily In-Session Update

Things you need to know: Senate approves 3 bills Governor signs 2 education bills Federal Action Alert: American Health Care Act Senate approves 3 ed bills HB 2117 school vehicles; pilot; study committee S/E (Thorpe) passed as amended Senate Government on a 4-3 vote. The strike-everything amendment creates a four-school pilot program to monitor and record daily route mileage on …

3-21-17 Daily In-Session Update

Darbi Jenkins Daily In-Session Update

Things you need to know: 2 bills approved on third read More ed bills headed to the Governor SB 1036 charter school; rule making exemption (Allen)passed House Third Read on a vote. This bill exempts the charter board from rulemaking procedures under the Administrative Procedures Act, however, the Board still must provide public notice and an opportunity for public comment. …

3-20-17 Daily In- Session Update

Darbi Jenkins Daily In-Session Update

Things you need to know 6 ed bills heard in committee 2 ed bills approved on the floor SB 1156 high school students; course time (Borelli) passed as amended 11-0 on a vote. This bill allows any hour in which a student attends or is present at a high school during regular hours to be included in the ADM calculation. …

3-16-17 Daily In-Session Update

Darbi Jenkins Daily In-Session Update

Things you need to know:  9 bills approved in committee and floor HB 2457 rural STEM program; tax credits (Nutt) passed as amended on a 7-0 vote. This bill establishes the rural STEM grant program. ASBA is neutral. HB 2082 schools; recess (Rubalcava) S/E passed on a 6-1 vote.This bill requires school district and charter schools to provide at least one recess …