Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Day 38

Things you need to know:

  • Many and Varied Committee Action
Passed Senate Health and Human Services

SB 1044 school safety; task force; report (Brophy McGee) passed as amended 8-0. ASBA supports.

SB 1456 vision screening; schools; appropriation (Allen) passed 7-0. ASBA is opposed.

Passed Senate Finance

SB 1472 TPT; use tax; education; distribution(Farnsworth) passed 6-3. ASBA is opposed.

Passed House Public Safety

HB 2119 school safety; reporting (Barto) passed 6-1. ASBA is monitoring.

HB 2597 school safety; plans; task force(Hernandez) passed as amended 5-2. ASBA is monitoring.

HB 2693 misconduct involving weapons; school grounds (Petersen) passed 4-3. ASBA is monitoring.

HB 2699 school buildings; vulnerability assessment (Carroll) passed as amended 4-3. ASBA is opposed.

Passed House Ways and Means

HB 2425 school tax credit; contributions (Weninger) passed 7-2. ASBA is neutral.

Failed to Pass House Ways and Means 

HB 2304 school districts; overrides; ballot question (Udall) failed to pass 5-5. ASBA supports.

Passed House Appropriations

HB 2364 school supplies grants pilot program(Toma) passed 7-3. 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.