Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Day 36

Things you need to know:

  • 6 Bills Passed Senate Education
  • 3 Bills Failed to Pass Senate Education
  • 2 Bills Discussed in Senate Education
  • SAVE THE DATE: ASBA Lobby Day
Passed Senate Education

SB 1071 school districts; personnel evaluations(Boyer) passed as amended 8-0. ASBA supports.

SB 1171 funding; gifted education programs (Carter) passed 8-0. ASBA supports.

SB 1177 community colleges; benefits; technical correction NOW home school district; special education (Allen) passed as amended 8-0. ASBA is monitoring.

SB 1256 school districts; procurement practices; auditors (Gray) passed as amended 8-0. ASBA supports.

SB 1399 school health pilot program; appropriations (Pace) passed as amended 8-0. ASBA is monitoring.

SB 1418 schools; transfer students; competency requirements (Quezada) passed as amended 8-0. ASBA is monitoring.

Failed to Pass Senate Education

SB 1114 schools; immunization; religious exemption (Boyer) failed to pass 4-4. ASBA is opposed.

SB 1438 school facilities; revisions (Leach) failed to pass 4-4. ASBA is opposed.

SB 1459 schools; parental information; curricula (Allen) failed to pass 4-4. ASBA is opposed.

Discussed in Senate Education

The following bills were presented for discussion on the merit of the ideas, but not voted on.

SB 1345 education funding; TPT; use tax (Brophy McGee). ASBA is neutral.

SCR 1011 TPT and use tax; education (Brophy McGee). ASBA is neutral.

 

Please join the ASBA GR team for our 2019 Lobby Day! We will have some presentations on advocacy and lobbying techniques, a Q & A session with legislators, and remarks from Kathy Hoffman, Superintendent of Public Instruction. After the House Education committee, attendees are invited to a cocktail reception with High Ground and SOS AZ to mingle with legislators.

Sign up to attend Lobby Day here.