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EDUCATION COMMITTEE - SENATE


Archive of Bills Referred



Bill No.
Bill Subtitle
Sponsor
Status
Monday, April 2, 2007
BILL: SB826
Sponsor: Bryles
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 6-17-811 CONCERNING INCENTIVES FOR TEACHER RECRUITMENT AND RETENTION IN HIGH- PRIORITY DISTRICTS.
BILL: SB808
Sponsor: Broadway
TO ALLOW A SCHOOL DISTRICT TO USE NET ATHLETIC EVENT GATE RECEIPTS TO PURCHASE AWARDS FOR STUDENT PARTICIPATION IN SCHOOL EVENTS.
Friday, March 30, 2007
BILL: SB919
Sponsor: Laverty
AN ACT TO EQUALIZE FOUNDATION FUNDING FOR SPECIAL NEEDS PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICTS.
BILL: SB837
Sponsor: Argue
TO PROVIDE UP TO THREE HUNDRED (300) ARKANSAS GOVERNOR'S DISTINGUISHED SCHOLARSHIPS.
BILL: HB2659
Sponsor: Pickett
TO REPEAL ACT 1974 OF 2005 REGARDING RETENTION AND GRADUATION RATES AT PUBLIC COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES FOR THE 2007-2009 BIENNIUM.
BILL: HB2378
Sponsor: Rainey
AN ACT TO ENSURE THE PRESERVATION OF HISTORICAL ARTIFACTS OF PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICTS SUBJECT TO REORGANIZATION OR RECLASSIFICATION.
BILL: HB2325
Sponsor: Pickett
TO IMPROVE RETENTION AND GRADUATION RATES AT PUBLIC COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES BY PROVIDING A MECHANISM TO DISTRIBUTE INCENTIVE FUNDING FOR IMPROVED STUDENT OUTCOMES.
BILL: HB2751
Sponsor: M. Martin
AN ACT TO REDUCE THE AMOUNT OF TRANSPORTATION TIME FOR STUDENTS IN CONSOLIDATED AND ANNEXED PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICTS.
BILL: HB2578
Sponsor: S. Prater
THE ARKANSAS AUTOMATIC EXTERNAL DEFIBRILLATOR ACT OF 2007.
BILL: SB938
Sponsor: Bryles
TO ENCOURAGE THE VOLUNTARY CREATION OF ADMINISTRATIVELY CONSOLIDATED SCHOOL DISTRICTS OR ADMINISTRATIVELY ANNEXED SCHOOL DISTRICTS.
Thursday, March 29, 2007
BILL: HB1346
Sponsor: Stewart
AN ACT TO MODIFY THE AMOUNT OF TIME REQUIRED FOR PHYSICAL EDUCATION FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL STUDENTS IN KINDERGARTEN THROUGH GRADE EIGHT (K-8).
BILL: SB987
Sponsor: Salmon
AN ACT TO CLARIFY THE RATE OF PAYMENT FOR TEACHERS FOR PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT SCHEDULED OUTSIDE OF THE NORMAL BASE CONTRACT PERIOD.
Wednesday, March 28, 2007
BILL: HB2663
Sponsor: Kenney
THE CONTINUING ADEQUACY EVALUATION ACT OF 2007.
BILL: HB2404
Sponsor: Davenport
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 6-17- 2403 TO REVISE THE DEFINITION OF "YEARS OF SERVICE" FOR PURPOSES OF THE MINIMUM TEACHER SALARY SCHEDULE.
BILL: HB2321
Sponsor: Edwards
AN ACT CONCERNING REIMBURSEMENT BY SCHOOL DISTRICTS FOR ELECTION EXPENSES.
BILL: HB2310
Sponsor: Allen
AN ACT TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO MONITOR COMPLIANCE WITH THE FREE TEXTBOOK ACT.
BILL: HB2287
Sponsor: Pickett
AN ACT TO PROMOTE BEST FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT PRACTICES FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICTS AND REQUIRE MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS FOR SCHOOL DISTRICT BUSINESS MANAGERS.
TO PROVIDE BONUSES FOR HIGHLY QUALIFIED PARAPROFESSIONALS WHO OBTAIN ASSOCIATE DEGREES OR COMPLETE SIXTY (60) HOURS OF COURSE WORK AT AN INSTITUTION OF HIGHER EDUCATION.
BILL: HB2217
Sponsor: Pickett
AN ACT TO PROVIDE NOTICE OF PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT BOARDS OF DIRECTORS' MEETINGS ON PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT WEBSITES.
BILL: HB2210
Sponsor: Pickett
AN ACT TO PROVIDE TO PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT BOARDS OF DIRECTORS ACCESS TO LEGISLATION CONCERNING PUBLIC SCHOOL FUNDING.
Tuesday, March 27, 2007
BILL: HB1730
Sponsor: Abernathy
AN ACT TO DEVELOP GUIDELINES FOR ENDORSED CONCURRENT ENROLLMENT COURSES THAT MAY BE TAUGHT ALONG WITH ADVANCED PLACEMENT COURSES IN HIGH SCHOOLS AND TO REPEAL THE CONCURRENT ENROLLMENT COURSE APPROVAL PANEL.
BILL: HB2813
Sponsor: Thyer
TO AUTHORIZE THE COMMISSION FOR ARKANSAS PUBLIC SCHOOL ACADEMIC FACILITIES AND TRANSPORTATION TO ISSUE GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL ACADEMIC FACILITIES.
BILL: HB2656
Sponsor: Walters
AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR GREATER ACCURACY BY PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICTS ENTERING DATA INTO THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC SCHOOL COMPUTER NETWORK.
BILL: SB778
Sponsor: Broadway
AN ACT TO AMEND CERTAIN PROVISIONS OF THE EDUCATION CODE IN ARKANSAS CODE TITLE 6.
Monday, March 26, 2007
BILL: SB919
Sponsor: Laverty
AN ACT TO EQUALIZE FOUNDATION FUNDING FOR SPECIAL NEEDS PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICTS.
BILL: SB305
Sponsor: Bisbee
AN ACT TO STREAMLINE THE PROCESS FOR ARKANSAS NONTRADITIONAL LICENSURE CERTIFICATION FOR TEACHERS.
BILL: HB2792
Sponsor: J. Roebuck
AN ACT TO CREATE THE PROFESSIONAL LICENSURE STANDARDS BOARD.
BILL: SB774
Sponsor: Crumbly
AN ACT TO PROVIDE INCENTIVES FOR TEACHER RECRUITMENT AND RETENTION AND TO EQUALIZE TEACHER SALARIES IN HIGH-PRIORITY SCHOOL DISTRICTS WITH SURROUNDING HIGHER PAYING SCHOOL DISTRICTS.
Friday, March 23, 2007
BILL: SB839
Sponsor: Argue
TO AMEND THE ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR THE ARKANSAS ACADEMIC CHALLENGE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM.
BILL: SB838
Sponsor: Argue
AN ACT TO PROVIDE FREE TUITION AT STATE-SUPPORTED INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION FOR CHILDREN OF DISABLED VETERANS.
BILL: HB2813
Sponsor: Thyer
TO AUTHORIZE THE COMMISSION FOR ARKANSAS PUBLIC SCHOOL ACADEMIC FACILITIES AND TRANSPORTATION TO ISSUE GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL ACADEMIC FACILITIES.
BILL: HB2734
Sponsor: Hawkins
AN ACT TO ENSURE A RIGOROUS AND EFFICIENT CURRICULUM FOR ARKANSAS HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS.
BILL: HB2656
Sponsor: Walters
AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR GREATER ACCURACY BY PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICTS ENTERING DATA INTO THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC SCHOOL COMPUTER NETWORK.
BILL: HB2614
Sponsor: Kenney
AN ACT TO BE KNOWN AS THE REWARDING EXCELLENCE IN ACHIEVEMENT PROGRAM ACT OF 2007.
BILL: HB2514
Sponsor: Blount
AN ACT TO AMEND THE COMMISSION ON CLOSING THE ACHIEVEMENT GAP IN ARKANSAS TO PROVIDE TRAINING FOR COMMISSION MEMBERS.
BILL: HB2502
Sponsor: Thyer
AN ACT TO ALLOW CHILDREN RESIDING IN THE SAME RESIDENTIAL SUBDIVISION TO ATTEND THE SAME SCHOOL DISTRICT.
BILL: HB2429
Sponsor: Abernathy
AN ACT CONCERNING THE CALCULATION OF A SCHOOL DISTRICT S MISCELLANEOUS FUNDS.
BILL: HB2394
Sponsor: Rosenbaum
AN ACT TO AMEND CERTAIN PROVISIONS OF THE HOME SCHOOL LAW.
BILL: HB2515
Sponsor: Bond
AN ACT PROVIDING SCHOOL ACCREDITATION REGULATIONS CONCERNING UNITARY STATUS.
BILL: SB274
Sponsor: Bryles
AN ACT TO AMEND VARIOUS PROVISIONS OF ARKANSAS CODE TITLE 6 CONCERNING PUBLIC EDUCATION.
Thursday, March 22, 2007
BILL: HB2255
Sponsor: Cook
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 6-20-2305 TO PROVIDE FLEXILIBITY IN NATIONAL SCHOOL LUNCH STUDENT CATEGORICAL FUNDING TO PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICTS.
BILL: HB2688
Sponsor: Kenney
AN ACT TO MAINTAIN THE AVAILABILITY OF QUALIFIED SPECIAL EDUCATION TEACHERS FOR ARKANSAS PUBLIC SCHOOL STUDENTS.
BILL: HB2660
Sponsor: Pickett
TO REQUEST THAT THE HOUSE INTERIM COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION AND THE SENATE INTERIM COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION STUDY THE REQUIREMENTS FOR OBTAINING A FOUR- YEAR DEGREE IN EDUCATION IN ARKANSAS.
BILL: HB2388
Sponsor: Pyle
AN ACT TO PROTECT YOUNG ARKANSANS IN NEED OF SPECIALIZED MEDICAL ASSISTANCE.
BILL: HB2380
Sponsor: Rainey
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 6-17-414 CONCERNING CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECKS FOR NONCERTIFIED PUBLIC SCHOOL PERSONNEL.
BILL: HB2335
Sponsor: Stewart
TO REQUIRE A PUBLIC HIGH SCHOOL AND AN INSTITUTION OF HIGHER EDUCATION TO PROVIDE ELECTRONIC STUDENT TRANSCRIPTS TO THE DEPARTMENT OF HIGHER EDUCATION TO DETERMINE STUDENT ELIGIBILITY FOR STATE FINANCIAL AID.
BILL: HB1517
Sponsor: Cook
AN ACT TO EXPAND MONITORING BY THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION OF SCHOOL DISTRICT IMPLEMENTATION OF SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT PLANS.
BILL: HB2316
Sponsor: Reep
AN ACT TO AMEND THE LAW PERTAINING TO THE ARKANSAS HEAVY EQUIPMENT OPERATOR TRAINING ACADEMY.
BILL: HB2426
Sponsor: Cook
AN ACT TO ACCELERATE THE PROCESS OF ENSURING THAT PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT ACADEMIC FACILITIES ARE ADEQUATE.
BILL: HB2425
Sponsor: Cook
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE TITLE 6 CONCERNING THE ACADEMIC FACILITIES NEEDS OF HIGH-GROWTH SCHOOL DISTRICTS.
BILL: HB2269
Sponsor: Cook
TO MAKE VARIOUS AMENDMENTS TO THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC SCHOOL ACADEMIC FACILITIES PROGRAM.
BILL: SB774
Sponsor: Crumbly
AN ACT TO PROVIDE INCENTIVES FOR TEACHER RECRUITMENT AND RETENTION AND TO EQUALIZE TEACHER SALARIES IN HIGH-PRIORITY SCHOOL DISTRICTS WITH SURROUNDING HIGHER PAYING SCHOOL DISTRICTS.
Wednesday, March 21, 2007
BILL: HB1409
Sponsor: Reep
TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL DEATH BENEFITS FOR EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIANS UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.
BILL: HB2029
Sponsor: Jeffrey
AN ACT TO EXEMPT HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS WHO HAVE GRADUATED EARLY FROM THE REQUIREMENT THAT THEY ATTEND A FULL SCHOOL DAY.
BILL: HB2268
Sponsor: Cook
TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO PROVIDE THE BUREAU OF LEGISLATIVE RESEARCH WITH DIRECT ACCESS TO CERTAIN ELECTRONIC DATABASES.
Tuesday, March 20, 2007
BILL: SB986
Sponsor: Wilkins
AN ACT TO AMEND THE NOTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS OF THE TEACHER FAIR DISMISSAL ACT OF 1983.
BILL: SB930
Sponsor: Bryles
AN ACT TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC SCHOOL CHOICE LAW.
BILL: SB933
Sponsor: Bryles
AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF EARLY CHILDHOOD CENTERS.
BILL: SB953
Sponsor: J. Jeffress
AN ACT TO HELP ENSURE THE PROPER ADMINISTRATION OF SCHOOL DISTRICTS BY REQUIRING THE PRESENCE OF ADMINISTRATORS AND SCHOOL EMPLOYEES AT SCHOOL FACILITIES UNLESS USING PERSONAL LEAVE OR ABSENT ON SCHOOL BUSINESS.
BILL: SB922
Sponsor: Argue
AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR MONTHLY REPORTING OF SELECTED DATA FROM THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC SCHOOL COMPUTER NETWORK.
BILL: SB885
Sponsor: Argue
TO MODIFY THE STATE TEACHER ASSISTANCE RESOURCE PROGRAM.
BILL: SB920
Sponsor: Argue
AN ACT TO ENSURE THE QUALITY, SECURITY, VALIDATION, AND TIMELINESS OF PUBLIC SCHOOL DATA IN THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC SCHOOL COMPUTER NETWORK.
BILL: SB764
Sponsor: Wilkins
AN ACT TO REQUIRE A FINAL CLOSE OF SCHOOL FINANCIAL RECORDS ON THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC SCHOOL COMPUTER NETWORK BY SEPTEMBER 30 OF EACH YEAR.
BILL: SB776
Sponsor: Whitaker
TO AMEND INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION MOTOR VEHICLE PROVISIONS.
Monday, March 19, 2007
BILL: HB2619
Sponsor: Walters
TO PROVIDE TEACHERS CREDIT ON THE COMPENSATION SCHEDULE FOR TEACHING AT A JUVENILE DETENTION FACILITY.
BILL: HB2555
Sponsor: D. Johnson
AN ACT REQUIRING INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION TO NOTIFY NEW EMPLOYEES CONCERNING THEIR RETIREMENT PLAN OPTIONS.
BILL: HB2426
Sponsor: Cook
AN ACT TO ACCELERATE THE PROCESS OF ENSURING THAT PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT ACADEMIC FACILITIES ARE ADEQUATE.
BILL: HB2425
Sponsor: Cook
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE TITLE 6 CONCERNING THE ACADEMIC FACILITIES NEEDS OF HIGH-GROWTH SCHOOL DISTRICTS.
BILL: HB2272
Sponsor: Cook
TO AUTHORIZE THE ESTABLISHMENT OF INSURANCE REQUIREMENTS FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL FACILITIES.
BILL: HB2269
Sponsor: Cook
TO MAKE VARIOUS AMENDMENTS TO THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC SCHOOL ACADEMIC FACILITIES PROGRAM.
BILL: HB1751
Sponsor: Pickett
AN ACT TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS IN THE ARKANSAS CODE TO USE THE CORRECT TERM FOR EDUCATION SERVICE AGENCY.
BILL: HB1730
Sponsor: Abernathy
AN ACT TO DEVELOP GUIDELINES FOR ENDORSED CONCURRENT ENROLLMENT COURSES THAT MAY BE TAUGHT ALONG WITH ADVANCED PLACEMENT COURSES IN HIGH SCHOOLS AND TO REPEAL THE CONCURRENT ENROLLMENT COURSE APPROVAL PANEL.
BILL: SB782
Sponsor: Broadway
TO MAKE VARIOUS AMENDMENTS TO THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC SCHOOL ACADEMIC FACILITIES PROGRAM.
BILL: SB274
Sponsor: Bryles
AN ACT TO AMEND VARIOUS PROVISIONS OF ARKANSAS CODE TITLE 6 CONCERNING PUBLIC EDUCATION.
Thursday, March 15, 2007
BILL: HB2355
Sponsor: J. Johnson
AN ACT CREATING THE LEGISLATIVE TASK FORCE ON ATHLETIC TRAINERS.
BILL: HB2223
Sponsor: Hardwick
TO ESTABLISH A GROWTH POOL OF POSITIONS FOR STATE-SUPPORTED TWO-YEAR INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION.
BILL: HB2222
Sponsor: Hardwick
TO ESTABLISH A GROWTH POOL OF POSITIONS FOR STATE-SUPPORTED FOUR-YEAR INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION IN ARKANSAS.
BILL: SB843
Sponsor: Broadway
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH THE ARKANSAS TRAVELING TEACHER PROGRAM.
BILL: SB952
Sponsor: Crumbly
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW TO CLARIFY A SCHOOL DISTRICT S USE OF NATIONAL SCHOOL LUNCH ACT STUDENT FUNDING FOR TEACHER S SALARIES.
BILL: SB807
Sponsor: Broadway
AN ACT TO CLARIFY SCHOOL FACILITIES LAW FOR HIGH-GROWTH SCHOOL DISTRICTS.
BILL: SB809
Sponsor: Broadway
AN ACT TO CLARIFY THE ACADEMIC FACILITIES EXTRAORDINARY CIRCUMSTANCES PROGRAM.
BILL: SB54
Sponsor: J. Jeffress
THE ARKANSAS ALTERNATIVE PAY PROGRAMS ACT.
Wednesday, March 14, 2007
BILL: HB2252
Sponsor: Maxwell
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 6-63-305 CONCERNING NEW OR ADDITIONAL POSITIONS FOR INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION.
BILL: HB2251
Sponsor: J. Johnson
AN ACT TO AMEND CERTAIN PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC SCHOOL CHOICE ACT OF 1989.
BILL: HB1477
Sponsor: Pickett
AN ACT TO PROTECT PUBLIC SCHOOL BUILDINGS FROM FIRE HAZARDS AND TO ENSURE REGULAR FIRE INSPECTIONS FOR ALL PUBLIC SCHOOL BUILDINGS IN THE STATE OF ARKANSAS.
TO ENSURE THE SAFETY OF SCHOOL CHILDREN BY REQUIRING CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECKS FOR ALL PERSONS WHO WORK ON SCHOOL GROUNDS.
BILL: HB2470
Sponsor: J. Johnson
TO REQUIRE TORNADO SAFETY DRILLS IN THE PUBLIC SCHOOLS.
BILL: HB2327
Sponsor: Blount
AN ACT CONCERNING THE APPLICABILITY OF PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT REQUIREMENTS TO RETIRED TEACHERS.
BILL: HB2234
Sponsor: Norton
AN ACT TO ASSIST SCHOOL DISTRICTS TO CONSTRUCT NEW BUILDINGS WITHOUT BEING IDENTIFIED AS A DISTRICT IN FISCAL DISTRESS.
BILL: HB1346
Sponsor: Stewart
AN ACT TO MODIFY THE AMOUNT OF TIME REQUIRED FOR PHYSICAL EDUCATION FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL STUDENTS IN KINDERGARTEN THROUGH GRADE EIGHT (K-8).
AN ACT TO IMPROVE THE COLLEGE REMEDIATION RATE AND ENSURE A GENERAL, SUITABLE, AND EFFICIENT SYSTEM OF COLLEGE AND WORKFORCE READINESS FOR ALL STUDENTS.
BILL: SB791
Sponsor: Miller
AN ACT TO AMEND THE FUNDING FORMULA MODEL FOR TWO-YEAR COLLEGES.
BILL: SB987
Sponsor: Salmon
AN ACT TO CLARIFY THE RATE OF PAYMENT FOR TEACHERS FOR PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT SCHEDULED OUTSIDE OF THE NORMAL BASE CONTRACT PERIOD.
BILL: SB782
Sponsor: Broadway
TO MAKE VARIOUS AMENDMENTS TO THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC SCHOOL ACADEMIC FACILITIES PROGRAM.
BILL: SB778
Sponsor: Broadway
AN ACT TO AMEND CERTAIN PROVISIONS OF THE EDUCATION CODE IN ARKANSAS CODE TITLE 6.
Tuesday, March 13, 2007
BILL: SB231
Sponsor: Laverty
AN ACT TO AMEND THE PUBLIC SCHOOL FUNDING ACT OF 2003 TO EQUALIZE THE FUNDING PROVIDED FOR A DISTRICT WITH A GROWING OR DECLINING ENROLLMENT.
BILL: SB217
Sponsor: G. Jeffress
TO AMEND 6-18-207 TO RAISE THE AGE OF ENROLLMENT IN KINDERGARTEN IN PUBLIC SCHOOL.
Monday, March 12, 2007
BILL: HB2736
Sponsor: J. Roebuck
AN ACT TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS LEGISLATIVE TASK FORCE ON HIGHER EDUCATION REMEDIATION, RETENTION, AND GRADUATION RATES; TO PROVIDE FOR THE APPOINTMENT OF ITS MEMBERS; TO DESCRIBE ITS MISSION AND RESPONSIBILITIES.
BILL: HB1909
Sponsor: J. Johnson
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 6-18-203 TO FURTHER DEFINE SCHOOL CHOICE FOR CHILDREN OF DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION EMPLOYEES.
BILL: HB1829
Sponsor: Bond
AN ACT TO ENSURE EFFICIENCY AND ACCOUNTABILITY FOR SCHOOL DISTRICTS INVOLVED IN DESEGREGATION LITIGATION.
AN ACT TO IMPROVE THE COLLEGE REMEDIATION RATE AND ENSURE A GENERAL, SUITABLE, AND EFFICIENT SYSTEM OF COLLEGE AND WORKFORCE READINESS FOR ALL STUDENTS.
BILL: SB938
Sponsor: Bryles
TO ENCOURAGE THE VOLUNTARY CREATION OF ADMINISTRATIVELY CONSOLIDATED SCHOOL DISTRICTS OR ADMINISTRATIVELY ANNEXED SCHOOL DISTRICTS.
BILL: SB842
Sponsor: Bisbee
TO CREATE A FUNDING FORMULA FOR PUBLIC INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION THAT USES PERFORMANCE MEASURES AND TO CREATE THE HIGHER EDUCATION PERFORMANCE MEASURE PROGRAM.
BILL: SB822
Sponsor: Baker
TO AUTHORIZE THE SECTION 529 PLAN REVIEW COMMITTEE TO CREATE A PILOT PROGRAM TO BE KNOWN AS THE ASPIRING SCHOLARS MATCHING GRANT PROGRAM .
Thursday, March 8, 2007
BILL: HB2398
Sponsor: Burris
TO REQUIRE EACH STUDENT AT A PUBLIC INSTITUTION OF HIGHER EDUCATION TO BE INFORMED AT REGISTRATION IF A COURSE WILL TRANSFER TO ANOTHER PUBLIC INSTITUTION OF HIGHER EDUCATION.
BILL: HB1731
Sponsor: Abernathy
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 21-4-505 ALLOWING TWO-YEAR COLLEGES TO COMPENSATE ALL EMPLOYEES FOR UNUSED SICK LEAVE AT RETIREMENT.
BILL: SB774
Sponsor: Crumbly
AN ACT TO PROVIDE INCENTIVES FOR TEACHER RECRUITMENT AND RETENTION AND TO EQUALIZE TEACHER SALARIES IN HIGH-PRIORITY SCHOOL DISTRICTS WITH SURROUNDING HIGHER PAYING SCHOOL DISTRICTS.
BILL: SB54
Sponsor: J. Jeffress
THE ARKANSAS ALTERNATIVE PAY PROGRAMS ACT.
Wednesday, March 7, 2007
BILL: HB2299
Sponsor: Breedlove
TO ESTABLISH A HIGHER EDUCATION OPPORTUNITIES GRANT PROGRAM TO PROVIDE NEED-BASED FINANCIAL AID FOR HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES OR THEIR EQUIVALENT FROM LOW INCOME FAMILIES TO BE USED AT INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION.
BILL: HB2245
Sponsor: Flowers
AN ACT TO PROVIDE ARKANSAS HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS WITH COMPREHENSIVE INFORMATION CONCERNING COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIPS AND STATE-FUNDED PROGRAMS FOR DEVELOPING TECHNICAL JOB SKILLS.
BILL: HB1563
Sponsor: Pickett
TO AMEND 6-11-101 TO CLARIFY THE COMPOSITION OF THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION.
BILL: HB1508
Sponsor: Saunders
AN ACT TO ADD SECONDARY AREA TECHNICAL CENTERS TO THE PROGRAMS ELIGIBLE TO PARTICIPATE IN THE HOUSING CONSTRUCTION PROGRAM SUPPORTED BY THE BUILDING TRADES REVOLVING FUND.
BILL: HB1504
Sponsor: Anderson
AN ACT TO AMEND THE PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL LAW.
BILL: HCR1028
Sponsor: Kenney
REQUESTING THAT THE HOUSE AND SENATE INTERIM COMMITTEES ON EDUCATION STUDY THE IMPACT OF REMOVING PUBLIC SCHOOL EMPLOYEE HEALTH INSURANCE FUNDING FROM FOUNDATION FUNDING AND TRANSFERRING THAT OBLIGATION TO THE STATE OF ARKANSAS.
BILL: HCR1027
Sponsor: Kenney
REQUESTING THAT THE HOUSE AND SENATE INTERIM COMMITTEES ON EDUCATION CONDUCT A STUDY TO IDENTIFY BEST PRACTICES AMONG ALTERNATIVE LEARNING ENVIRONMENTS IN ARKANSAS AND TO MAKE RECOMMENDATIONS FOR IMPLEMENTING THOSE PRACTICES STATEWIDE.
BILL: HCR1026
Sponsor: Kenney
REQUESTING A STUDY TO DETERMINE WHETHER FUNDING FOR INSTRUCTIONAL FACILITATORS SHOULD BE REMOVED FROM FOUNDATION FUNDING AND INSTRUCTIONAL FACILITATORS FUNDED SEPARATELY THROUGH CATEGORICAL FUNDING.
BILL: HCR1025
Sponsor: Kenney
REQUESTING A STUDY IN COOPERATION WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO DEVELOP MORE DETAILED, UNIFORM REPORTING REQUIREMENTS FOR FUND BALANCES AND FUND BALANCES FOR CATEGORICAL FUNDING.
BILL: HCR1024
Sponsor: Kenney
REQUESTING A STUDY TO DETERMINE THE NEEDS FOR STATE FOUNDATION FUNDING FOR A SCHOOL DISTRICT'S GROWTH IN AVERAGE DAILY MEMBERSHIP, WHAT LEVEL OF FUNDING MAY BE NEEDED, AND ON WHAT BASIS THE STATE SHOULD PROVIDE THE FUNDING.
BILL: HCR1023
Sponsor: Kenney
REQUESTING THAT THE HOUSE AND SENATE INTERIM COMMITTEES ON EDUCATION REVIEW ISSUES ASSOCIATED WITH POSSIBLE CHANGES IN THE ALLOWABLE USES OF EDUCATIONAL EXCELLENCE TRUST FUND PROCEEDS.
BILL: HCR1020
Sponsor: Walters
REQUESTING A STUDY TO DETERMINE WHETHER THERE ARE SUFFICIENT NUMBER OF CERTIFIED TEACHERS AVAILABLE IN THE JOB MARKET TO MEET SCHOOL DISTRICT NEEDS FOR SUBSTITUTE TEACHERS.
BILL: HCR1019
Sponsor: Pickett
REQUESTING THAT THE HOUSE AND SENATE INTERIM COMMITTEES ON EDUCATION CONDUCT A STUDY ON REQUIRING PARITY IN STIPENDS AND SUPPLEMENTAL PAY AMONG CERTIFIED PUBLIC SCHOOL EMPLOYEES.
BILL: SB772
Sponsor: Broadway
AN ACT TO REMOVE THE REQUIREMENT FOR FILING A PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHER'S CONTRACT WITH THE COUNTY CLERK.
Tuesday, March 6, 2007
BILL: SB791
Sponsor: Miller
AN ACT TO AMEND THE FUNDING FORMULA MODEL FOR TWO-YEAR COLLEGES.
Monday, March 5, 2007
BILL: SB991
Sponsor: G. Jeffress
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE TITLE 6 TO CREATE A TASK FORCE ON TEACHER COMPENSATION AND TO PILOT AND IMPLEMENT A PROGRAM FOR A TEACHER COMPENSATION PROGRAM.
BILL: SB989
Sponsor: Madison
AN ACT CONCERNING CERTAIN FEES CHARGED BY THE ARKANSAS HIGHER EDUCATION COORDINATING BOARD.
BILL: SB987
Sponsor: Salmon
AN ACT TO CLARIFY THE RATE OF PAYMENT FOR TEACHERS FOR PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT SCHEDULED OUTSIDE OF THE NORMAL BASE CONTRACT PERIOD.
BILL: SB986
Sponsor: Wilkins
AN ACT TO AMEND THE NOTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS OF THE TEACHER FAIR DISMISSAL ACT OF 1983.
BILL: SB984
Sponsor: Steele
TO REQUIRE THE INCLUSION OF TORNADO SHELTERS IN THE CONSTRUCTION OF ALL NEW PUBLIC SCHOOL FACILITIES.
BILL: SB981
Sponsor: Wilkins
ACCESS TO POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION ACT OF 2007.
BILL: HB1731
Sponsor: Abernathy
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 21-4-505 ALLOWING TWO-YEAR COLLEGES TO COMPENSATE ALL EMPLOYEES FOR UNUSED SICK LEAVE AT RETIREMENT.
BILL: HB1726
Sponsor: Kenney
AN ACT TO ASSIST SCHOOL DISTRICTS WITH THE TRANSITION BETWEEN LEVELS OF CATEGORICAL FUNDING FOR NATIONAL SCHOOL LUNCH STUDENTS BY PROVIDING A METHOD OF TRANSITIONAL FUNDING DURING A THREE-YEAR PERIOD.
BILL: HB1521
Sponsor: Walters
AN ACT TO REVISE THE REQUIREMENTS CONCERNING PARENTAL INVOLVEMENT PLANS FOR PUBLIC SCHOOLS.
BILL: SB962
Sponsor: Broadway
AN ACT TO AMEND THE DEFINITION OF ACADEMIC FACILITIES WEALTH INDEX.
BILL: SB960
Sponsor: Womack
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH THE ARKANSAS ACADEMIC FACILITIES CONTINGENCY FUND.
BILL: SB953
Sponsor: J. Jeffress
AN ACT TO HELP ENSURE THE PROPER ADMINISTRATION OF SCHOOL DISTRICTS BY REQUIRING THE PRESENCE OF ADMINISTRATORS AND SCHOOL EMPLOYEES AT SCHOOL FACILITIES UNLESS USING PERSONAL LEAVE OR ABSENT ON SCHOOL BUSINESS.
BILL: SB952
Sponsor: Crumbly
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW TO CLARIFY A SCHOOL DISTRICT S USE OF NATIONAL SCHOOL LUNCH ACT STUDENT FUNDING FOR TEACHER S SALARIES.
BILL: SB951
Sponsor: Wilkins
AN ACT TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS EVALUATION CENTER.
BILL: SB941
Sponsor: Bryles
AN ACT TO ENSURE THAT POVERTY FUNDING FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICTS CORRESPONDS TO THE LEVEL OF POVERTY IN THE SCHOOL DISTRICT.
BILL: SB940
Sponsor: Bryles
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 6-16-104 TO ALLOW EDUCATIONAL ASSESSMENTS TO BE OFFERED IN AN ALTERNATIVE LANGUAGE.
BILL: SB939
Sponsor: Bryles
TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO EVALUATE THE SERVICES DELIVERED BY SUPPLEMENTAL EDUCATION SERVICE PROVIDERS.
BILL: SB938
Sponsor: Bryles
TO ENCOURAGE THE VOLUNTARY CREATION OF ADMINISTRATIVELY CONSOLIDATED SCHOOL DISTRICTS OR ADMINISTRATIVELY ANNEXED SCHOOL DISTRICTS.
BILL: SB936
Sponsor: Bryles
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE TITLE 6 RELATING TO CONVERSION CHARTER SCHOOLS AND OPEN-ENROLLMENT CHARTER SCHOOLS.
BILL: SB933
Sponsor: Bryles
AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF EARLY CHILDHOOD CENTERS.
BILL: SB932
Sponsor: Bryles
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE TITLE 6 CONCERNING PUBLIC SCHOOL EDUCATION.
BILL: SB931
Sponsor: Bryles
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS PREPAID AFFORDABLE COLLEGE TUITION PROGRAM.
BILL: SB930
Sponsor: Bryles
AN ACT TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC SCHOOL CHOICE LAW.
BILL: SB929
Sponsor: Bryles
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE TITLE 6 CONCERNING OPEN-ENROLLMENT CHARTER SCHOOLS AND CONVERSION CHARTER SCHOOLS.
BILL: SB927
Sponsor: Bryles
TO AMEND ACT 1974 OF 2005 TO IMPROVE RETENTION AND GRADUATION RATES AT PUBLIC COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES.
BILL: SB922
Sponsor: Argue
AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR MONTHLY REPORTING OF SELECTED DATA FROM THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC SCHOOL COMPUTER NETWORK.
BILL: SB920
Sponsor: Argue
AN ACT TO ENSURE THE QUALITY, SECURITY, VALIDATION, AND TIMELINESS OF PUBLIC SCHOOL DATA IN THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC SCHOOL COMPUTER NETWORK.
BILL: SB919
Sponsor: Laverty
AN ACT TO EQUALIZE FOUNDATION FUNDING FOR SPECIAL NEEDS PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICTS.
BILL: SB913
Sponsor: Laverty
AN ACT TO EQUALIZE FOUNDATION FUNDING FOR SPECIAL NEEDS PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICTS.
BILL: SB899
Sponsor: Broadway
TO AUTHORIZE THE DIVISION OF PUBLIC SCHOOL ACADEMIC FACILITIES AND TRANSPORTATION TO REVIEW STATUTES, RULES, AND REGULATIONS FOR ENERGY-RELATED CONTENT.
BILL: SB897
Sponsor: Broadway
AN ACT TO PROVIDE GUIDELINES FOR HEALTHY VENDING BEVERAGES IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS.
BILL: SB889
Sponsor: Argue
TO AMEND THE TEACHER OPPORTUNITY PROGRAM.
BILL: SB888
Sponsor: Argue
AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR IMPROVED TIMELINESS, SECURITY, AND QUALITY OF PUBLIC SCHOOL DATA.
BILL: SB887
Sponsor: Argue
AN ACT TO REQUIRE A STANDARDIZED CHART OF ACCOUNTS FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT FINANCIAL REPORTING TO THE STATE.
BILL: SB843
Sponsor: Broadway
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH THE ARKANSAS TRAVELING TEACHER PROGRAM.
BILL: SB886
Sponsor: Argue
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS GEOGRAPHICAL CRITICAL NEEDS MINORITY TEACHER SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM.
BILL: SB885
Sponsor: Argue
TO MODIFY THE STATE TEACHER ASSISTANCE RESOURCE PROGRAM.
BILL: SB838
Sponsor: Argue
AN ACT TO PROVIDE FREE TUITION AT STATE-SUPPORTED INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION FOR CHILDREN OF DISABLED VETERANS.
BILL: SB874
Sponsor: J. Jeffress
AN ACT ALLOWING THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION TO SUSPEND A SUPERINTENDENT'S LICENSE FOR CERTAIN AUDIT ISSUES AND FOR FAILING TO USE THE COMPETITIVE BIDDING PROCESS, AND TO PROVIDE FOR APPEAL AND HEARING ON THE SUSPENSION.
BILL: SB867
Sponsor: Steele
AN ACT TO PROVIDE ARKANSAS STUDENTS ATTENDING CHARTER SCHOOLS AN OPTION TO OBTAIN AN EDUCATION IN A GENDER-SPECIFIC LEARNING ENVIRONMENT.
BILL: SB850
Sponsor: Brown
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 6-21-403 OF THE FREE TEXT BOOK ACT.
BILL: SB842
Sponsor: Bisbee
TO CREATE A FUNDING FORMULA FOR PUBLIC INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION THAT USES PERFORMANCE MEASURES AND TO CREATE THE HIGHER EDUCATION PERFORMANCE MEASURE PROGRAM.
BILL: SB841
Sponsor: Bryles
DISTANCE LEARNING CHARTER SCHOOLS ACT OF 2007.
BILL: SB839
Sponsor: Argue
TO AMEND THE ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR THE ARKANSAS ACADEMIC CHALLENGE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM.
BILL: SB837
Sponsor: Argue
TO PROVIDE UP TO THREE HUNDRED (300) ARKANSAS GOVERNOR'S DISTINGUISHED SCHOLARSHIPS.
BILL: SB835
Sponsor: Broadway
TO CLARIFY THE DEFINITION OF "SCHOOL BUS".
BILL: SCR19
Sponsor: Argue
REQUESTING A STUDY BE CONDUCTED TO DETERMINE THE ESSENTIAL COMPONENTS OF AN EXEMPLARY STATEWIDE TEACHER SUPPORT SYSTEM AND REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO DEVELOP A PLAN FOR IMPLEMENTATION.
Thursday, March 1, 2007
BILL: SB826
Sponsor: Bryles
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 6-17-811 CONCERNING INCENTIVES FOR TEACHER RECRUITMENT AND RETENTION IN HIGH- PRIORITY DISTRICTS.
BILL: SB822
Sponsor: Baker
TO AUTHORIZE THE SECTION 529 PLAN REVIEW COMMITTEE TO CREATE A PILOT PROGRAM TO BE KNOWN AS THE ASPIRING SCHOLARS MATCHING GRANT PROGRAM .
BILL: SB809
Sponsor: Broadway
AN ACT TO CLARIFY THE ACADEMIC FACILITIES EXTRAORDINARY CIRCUMSTANCES PROGRAM.
BILL: SB808
Sponsor: Broadway
TO ALLOW A SCHOOL DISTRICT TO USE NET ATHLETIC EVENT GATE RECEIPTS TO PURCHASE AWARDS FOR STUDENT PARTICIPATION IN SCHOOL EVENTS.
BILL: SB807
Sponsor: Broadway
AN ACT TO CLARIFY SCHOOL FACILITIES LAW FOR HIGH-GROWTH SCHOOL DISTRICTS.
BILL: SB660
Sponsor: Bookout
TO AMEND THE LAW REGARDING UNIFORM HOUSING ALLOWANCES FOR INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION.
Wednesday, February 28, 2007
BILL: HB1633
Sponsor: Kenney
AN ACT TO PROVIDE FUNDING FOR ENHANCED EDUCATIONAL FUNDING BY SUPPLEMENTING THE AMOUNT OF PER STUDENT FOUNDATION FUNDING DISTRIBUTED TO SCHOOL DISTRICTS FOR THE 2007-2008 AND 2008-2009 SCHOOL YEARS.
BILL: HB1632
Sponsor: Kenney
AN ACT TO AMEND THE PUBLIC SCHOOL FUNDING ACT OF 2003 AND TO ENSURE THAT EVERY PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT IN THE STATE RECEIVES THE FULL AMOUNT OF FOUNDATION FUNDING.
BILL: HB1759
Sponsor: Wyatt
TO EXEMPT A STATE-SUPPORTED INSTITUTION OF HIGHER EDUCATION FROM THE SHIELDED OUTDOOR LIGHTING ACT.
BILL: HB1535
Sponsor: Bond
TO REORGANIZE THE PUBLIC ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOL INSURANCE FUND AND THE SCHOOL VEHICLE INSURANCE RESERVE TRUST FUND INTO ONE (1) FUND AND TO PROVIDE GREATER FINANCIAL STABILITY AND FLEXIBILITY TO THE FUNDS.
BILL: HB1487
Sponsor: Blount
AN ACT TO INCREASE THE EARLY LITERACY SKILLS OF ARKANSAS CHILDREN BY CREATING A LITERACY SKILLS COMPONENT TO THE ARKANSAS ACADEMIC CHALLENGE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM.
BILL: SB791
Sponsor: Miller
AN ACT TO AMEND THE FUNDING FORMULA MODEL FOR TWO-YEAR COLLEGES.
BILL: SB786
Sponsor: G. Jeffress
TO REMOVE THE LICENSURE REQUIREMENT FOR FLIGHT INSTRUCTORS AND FLIGHT SCHOOLS LICENSED UNDER APPROPRIATE FEDERAL AVIATION AUTHORITY REGULATIONS.
BILL: SB782
Sponsor: Broadway
TO MAKE VARIOUS AMENDMENTS TO THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC SCHOOL ACADEMIC FACILITIES PROGRAM.
BILL: SB778
Sponsor: Broadway
AN ACT TO AMEND CERTAIN PROVISIONS OF THE EDUCATION CODE IN ARKANSAS CODE TITLE 6.
Tuesday, February 27, 2007
BILL: SB776
Sponsor: Whitaker
TO AMEND INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION MOTOR VEHICLE PROVISIONS.
BILL: SB774
Sponsor: Crumbly
AN ACT TO PROVIDE INCENTIVES FOR TEACHER RECRUITMENT AND RETENTION AND TO EQUALIZE TEACHER SALARIES IN HIGH-PRIORITY SCHOOL DISTRICTS WITH SURROUNDING HIGHER PAYING SCHOOL DISTRICTS.
BILL: SB772
Sponsor: Broadway
AN ACT TO REMOVE THE REQUIREMENT FOR FILING A PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHER'S CONTRACT WITH THE COUNTY CLERK.
BILL: SB770
Sponsor: Broadway
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH THE VOLUNTARY UNIVERSAL ACT PROGRAM.
BILL: SB764
Sponsor: Wilkins
AN ACT TO REQUIRE A FINAL CLOSE OF SCHOOL FINANCIAL RECORDS ON THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC SCHOOL COMPUTER NETWORK BY SEPTEMBER 30 OF EACH YEAR.
Monday, February 26, 2007
BILL: HB1633
Sponsor: Kenney
AN ACT TO PROVIDE FUNDING FOR ENHANCED EDUCATIONAL FUNDING BY SUPPLEMENTING THE AMOUNT OF PER STUDENT FOUNDATION FUNDING DISTRIBUTED TO SCHOOL DISTRICTS FOR THE 2007-2008 AND 2008-2009 SCHOOL YEARS.
BILL: HB1632
Sponsor: Kenney
AN ACT TO AMEND THE PUBLIC SCHOOL FUNDING ACT OF 2003 AND TO ENSURE THAT EVERY PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT IN THE STATE RECEIVES THE FULL AMOUNT OF FOUNDATION FUNDING.
BILL: SB713
Sponsor: Crumbly
AN ACT TO CREATE ACADEMIC SUPPORT CENTERS TO IMPROVE STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT IN CONSOLIDATED AND ANNEXED SCHOOLS.
BILL: SCR14
Sponsor: Laverty
ELEMENTARY SCIENCE EDUCATION VISION FOR ARKANSAS.
BILL: SB660
Sponsor: Bookout
TO AMEND THE LAW REGARDING UNIFORM HOUSING ALLOWANCES FOR INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION.
BILL: SB659
Sponsor: Bisbee
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 6-17-101 CONCERNING HEALTH CERTIFICATES OF PUBLIC SCHOOL EMPLOYEES.
BILL: SB658
Sponsor: Bisbee
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 6-17-802 CONCERNING TWELVE-MONTH CONTRACTS FOR AGRICULTURE TEACHERS IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS.
BILL: SB657
Sponsor: Bisbee
AN ACT TO REPEAL THE REQUIREMENT THAT TEACHER CONTRACTS AND LICENSES BE FILED WITH THE COUNTY CLERK.
BILL: SB656
Sponsor: Bisbee
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 6-17- 2205 CONCERNING REQUIRED BREAKS FOR CLASSIFIED PUBLIC SCHOOL EMPLOYEES.
BILL: SB655
Sponsor: Bisbee
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 6-17-208 CONCERNING PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT GRIEVANCE PROCEDURES.
BILL: SB654
Sponsor: Bisbee
AN ACT TO CLARIFY THE LAW CONCERNING PERSONNEL POLICY COMMITTEES OF PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICTS.
BILL: SB653
Sponsor: Bisbee
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 6-17-114 CONCERNING TEACHER PLANNING PERIODS.
BILL: SB652
Sponsor: Bisbee
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 6-17-104 CONCERNING TEACHER RECORDS AND REPORTS.
BILL: SB570
Sponsor: Broadway
AN ACT TO EXTEND ELIGIBILITY FOR PARTICIPATION IN THE PUBLIC SCHOOL EMPLOYEES' HEALTH INSURANCE PROGRAM TO PART-TIME PUBLIC SCHOOL EMPLOYEES.
BILL: SB562
Sponsor: Bisbee
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 6-17-117 CONCERNING NONINSTRUCTIONAL DUTY PAY FOR TEACHERS.
Thursday, February 22, 2007
BILL: SB403
Sponsor: G. Jeffress
TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AND SCHOOL DISTRICTS TO PROVIDE REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS FOR STUDENTS WITH IRLEN SYNDROME WHEN ADMINISTERING A STATE-MANDATED ASSESSMENT.
Wednesday, February 21, 2007
BILL: HB1522
Sponsor: Walters
AN ACT TO PERMIT PUBLIC SCHOOLS TO DEVELOP A POLICY ALLOWING THE USE OF CANDY AND GUM IN THE CLASSROOM.
BILL: HB1502
Sponsor: Pyle
AN ACT CHANGING THE NAME OF ARKANSAS VALLEY TECHNICAL INSTITUTE OF ARKANSAS TECH UNIVERSITY TO ARKANSAS TECH UNIVERSITY OZARK CAMPUS.
BILL: HB1460
Sponsor: Pickett
AN ACT TO REVISE ACCOUNTABILITY AND REVIEW REQUIREMENTS CONCERNING ATHLETIC EXPENDITURES BY PUBLIC SCHOOLS.
BILL: SB45
Sponsor: J. Jeffress
AN ACT TO COMPENSATE PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT TEACHERS FOR ACCUMULATED SICK LEAVE AT THE TIME OF RETIREMENT.
Monday, February 19, 2007
BILL: HB1479
Sponsor: Wagner
AN ACT TO PROTECT THE HEALTH INSURANCE BENEFITS OF FULL-TIME EMPLOYEES OF PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICTS.
BILL: HB1466
Sponsor: Wood
TO CLARIFY THE LAW REGARDING THE ENTITLEMENT TO A SCHOLARSHIP FOR THE CHILDREN AND SPOUSE OF CERTAIN PUBLIC SERVICE EMPLOYEES IF THE PUBLIC SERVICE RESULTS IN DEATH OR PERMANENT AND TOTAL DISABILITY.
BILL: HB1431
Sponsor: Blount
AN ACT TO AMEND THE TEACHER LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS BY CREATING THE LIFETIME TEACHING LICENSE.
Wednesday, February 14, 2007
BILL: SB305
Sponsor: Bisbee
AN ACT TO STREAMLINE THE PROCESS FOR ARKANSAS NONTRADITIONAL LICENSURE CERTIFICATION FOR TEACHERS.
BILL: HB1452
Sponsor: Hardy
AN ACT TO REPEAL 6-65-405 regarding the SAU-Tech advisory committee.
BILL: HB1031
Sponsor: Gaskill
AN ACT TO PROVIDE REDUCED COLLEGE TUITION TO STATE POLICE OFFICERS AND THEIR DEPENDENTS.
Tuesday, February 13, 2007
BILL: SR7
Sponsor: Bookout
REQUESTING A SUBCOMMITTEE OF THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL TO REVIEW THE DISTRIBUTION OF FUNDS AMONG INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION.
BILL: SB217
Sponsor: G. Jeffress
TO AMEND 6-18-207 TO RAISE THE AGE OF ENROLLMENT IN KINDERGARTEN IN PUBLIC SCHOOL.
Thursday, February 8, 2007
BILL: HB1039
Sponsor: Wells
AN ACT TO INCREASE ACADEMIC INSTRUCTION TIME IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS AND TO LIMIT PHYSICAL ACTIVITY REQUIREMENTS FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL STUDENTS.
Wednesday, February 7, 2007
BILL: SB274
Sponsor: Bryles
AN ACT TO AMEND VARIOUS PROVISIONS OF ARKANSAS CODE TITLE 6 CONCERNING PUBLIC EDUCATION.
Thursday, February 1, 2007
BILL: SB231
Sponsor: Laverty
AN ACT TO AMEND THE PUBLIC SCHOOL FUNDING ACT OF 2003 TO EQUALIZE THE FUNDING PROVIDED FOR A DISTRICT WITH A GROWING OR DECLINING ENROLLMENT.
BILL: SB45
Sponsor: J. Jeffress
AN ACT TO COMPENSATE PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT TEACHERS FOR ACCUMULATED SICK LEAVE AT THE TIME OF RETIREMENT.
Wednesday, January 31, 2007
AN ACT REGARDING DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION REGARDING A SEX OFFENDER TO STUDENTS AT INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION.
BILL: HB1145
Sponsor: D. Evans
WEBB'S LAW.
Tuesday, January 30, 2007
BILL: SB217
Sponsor: G. Jeffress
TO AMEND 6-18-207 TO RAISE THE AGE OF ENROLLMENT IN KINDERGARTEN IN PUBLIC SCHOOL.
Monday, January 29, 2007
BILL: SB205
Sponsor: Altes
AN ACT TO MODIFY THE INCENTIVE FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHERS TO SEEK NATIONAL BOARD FOR PROFESSIONAL TEACHING STANDARDS CERTIFICATION.
BILL: SB203
Sponsor: Madison
AN ACT TO REPEAL THE RISING JUNIOR EXAM.
Wednesday, January 24, 2007
BILL: HB1032
Sponsor: Walters
AN ACT CONCERNING SUBSTITUTE TEACHER QUALIFICATIONS.
BILL: HCR1004
Sponsor: L. Smith
ENCOURAGING STUDENTS AND FACULTY IN THE STATE S COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES TO PROMOTE INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION TO ENSURE THAT STUDENTS AND FUTURE LEADERS ARE PREPARED TO MEET THE CHALLENGES OF A GLOBAL SOCIETY.
BILL: HB1011
Sponsor: Pyle
AN ACT CONCERNING THE REDACTION OF SCHOOL DISTRICT EMPLOYEE ADDRESSES FROM CONTRACTS PUBLISHED ON THE INTERNET.
Tuesday, January 23, 2007
BILL: HB1041
Sponsor: Walters
AN ACT TO IMPROVE SAFETY IN ARKANSAS SCHOOLS AND TO PROVIDE SCHOOLS WITH INFORMATION REGARDING THE ARREST, DETENTION, AND PUNISHMENT OF STUDENTS.
Monday, January 22, 2007
BILL: HB1072
Sponsor: Walters
AN ACT TO DEFINE BULLYING AND TO INCLUDE CYBERBULLYING IN PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT ANTIBULLYING POLICIES.
BILL: HB1071
Sponsor: Walters
AN ACT CONCERNING INSTRUCTION BY SUBSTITUTE TEACHERS.
BILL: SB44
Sponsor: J. Jeffress
AN ACT CONCERNING STUDENT INFORMATION AND CAMPUS ACCESS PROVIDED TO THE ARKANSAS SCHOOL FOR MATHEMATICS, SCIENCES, AND THE ARTS.
Thursday, January 18, 2007
BILL: HB1041
Sponsor: Walters
AN ACT TO IMPROVE SAFETY IN ARKANSAS SCHOOLS AND TO PROVIDE SCHOOLS WITH INFORMATION REGARDING THE ARREST, DETENTION, AND PUNISHMENT OF STUDENTS.
BILL: SB38
Sponsor: J. Jeffress
AN ACT CONCERNING STUDENT ACCOUNTS RECEIVABLE POLICIES AT TWO-YEAR INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION.
Tuesday, January 16, 2007
BILL: HB1028
Sponsor: George
TO ALLOW A STUDENT WHOSE SPOUSE IS CALLED INTO MILITARY SERVICE TO RECEIVE COMPENSATION FOR THE RESULTING MONETARY LOSS OF CEASING ATTENDANCE AT A STATE-SUPPORTED POSTSECONDARY EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION.
Thursday, January 11, 2007
BILL: SB54
Sponsor: J. Jeffress
THE ARKANSAS ALTERNATIVE PAY PROGRAMS ACT.
BILL: SB45
Sponsor: J. Jeffress
AN ACT TO COMPENSATE PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT TEACHERS FOR ACCUMULATED SICK LEAVE AT THE TIME OF RETIREMENT.
BILL: SB44
Sponsor: J. Jeffress
AN ACT CONCERNING STUDENT INFORMATION AND CAMPUS ACCESS PROVIDED TO THE ARKANSAS SCHOOL FOR MATHEMATICS, SCIENCES, AND THE ARTS.
Wednesday, January 10, 2007
BILL: SB38
Sponsor: J. Jeffress
AN ACT CONCERNING STUDENT ACCOUNTS RECEIVABLE POLICIES AT TWO-YEAR INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION.
Monday, January 8, 2007
BILL: SB11
Sponsor: Miller
AN ACT CONCERNING THE TRANSFER OF STUDENTS ENROLLED IN COURSES REQUIRED TO BE TAUGHT BY THE STANDARDS FOR ACCREDITATION.