Thursday, April 11, 2019
Things you need to know:
- 2 Bills Passed Third Read
- 1 Bill Failed to Pass Third Read
Passed Third Read
SB 1073 school district consolidations (Allen) passed as amended 53-7. ASBA is neutral.
SB 1346 schools; menu of assessments (Allen) passed as amended 19-10. ASBA supports.
Failed to Pass Third Read
HB 2693 misconduct involving weapons; school grounds (Petersen) failed to pass 15-14. ASBA is monitoring.
Today, the Senate passed SB 1346 on final reading by a vote of 19-10 and the measure was immediately signed by Governor Ducey. This bill was originally drafted to delay the implementation of the Menu of Assessments for grades 3-8, but it became the repeal of a decades-old prohibition on discussing homosexuality during HIV/AIDS instruction. Read more on AZEdNews.