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EDUCATION COMMITTEE- HOUSE


Archive of Bills Referred


Bill No.
Bill Subtitle
Sponsor
Wednesday, April 17, 2013
BILL: HB1017
Sponsor: D. Altes
TO ALLOW SCHOOL DISTRICTS TO ADOPT CURRICULUM STANDARDS FOR AN ACADEMIC STUDY OF THE BIBLE COURSE AS DIRECTED BY THIS ACT.
Tuesday, April 16, 2013
BILL: HB1817
Sponsor: Catlett
TO AMEND THE PURPOSES FOR WHICH SCHOOL DISTRICTS MAY EXPEND NATIONAL SCHOOL LUNCH STATE CATEGORICAL FUNDING.
BILL: HB1789
Sponsor: Lowery
TO ALLOW HOME-SCHOOLED STUDENTS TO PARTICIPATE IN INTERSCHOLASTIC ACTIVITIES.
BILL: SB1182
Sponsor: B. King
TO AMEND THE QUALIFICATIONS OF CERTAIN POSITIONS WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF CAREER EDUCATION.
Thursday, April 11, 2013
BILL: SB1100
Sponsor: J. Key
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING THE ARKANSAS SCHOOL RECOGNITION AND REWARD PROGRAM, SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT, AND ACADEMIC DISTRESS.
BILL: SB1052
Sponsor: Elliott
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING CERTAIN LICENSES; TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING CERTAIN EDUCATION PROCEDURES AND REQUIREMENTS.
TO REQUIRE LEGISLATIVE REVIEW OF THE ADMINISTRATIVE REORGANIZATION OF SCHOOL DISTRICTS OR ASSUMPTION OF ADMINISTRATIVE AUTHORITY OF A SCHOOL DISTRICT BY THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION.
Monday, April 8, 2013
BILL: HB1294
Sponsor: Hammer
TO PRESERVE THE CONTINUITY OF EDUCATION FOR STUDENTS WHO ATTEND NONRESIDENT SCHOOLS UNDER THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC SCHOOL CHOICE ACT OF 1989; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
Saturday, April 6, 2013
TO EVALUATE THE IMPACT OF SCHOOL DISCIPLINE ON STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT.
BILL: SB1115
Sponsor: J. Key
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING CYBERBULLYING OF PUBLIC SCHOOL STAFF.
BILL: SB1050
Sponsor: Elliott
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING THE ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC SCHOOL ACADEMIC FACILITIES.
Thursday, April 4, 2013
BILL: SB1011
Sponsor: Irvin
TO PROTECT PUBLIC SCHOOL STUDENTS FROM CHILD MALTREATMENT; TO ESTABLISH A SPECIFIC VIOLATION OF THE CODE OF ETHICS FOR EDUCATORS CONCERNING AN EDUCATOR'S INAPPROPRIATE RELATIONSHIP WITH A STUDENT.
BILL: SB836
Sponsor: J. Key
TO ESTABLISH THE OPEN-ENROLLMENT PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL FACILITIES LOAN FUND.
Wednesday, April 3, 2013
BILL: SB1184
Sponsor: Files
TO ESTABLISH REPORTING REQUIREMENTS TO PROVIDE INFORMATION FOR CONSIDERING AMENDMENTS TO THE ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR THE ARKANSAS ACADEMIC CHALLENGE SCHOLARSHIP THAT INCLUDE AN INCOME LIMITATION.
BILL: SB1146
Sponsor: J. Hendren
TO ESTABLISH A PILOT PROGRAM FOR SCHOOL DISTRICTS TO OBTAIN COMPRESSED NATURAL GAS SCHOOL BUSES.
BILL: SB1028
Sponsor: K. Ingram
TO PROMOTE THE HEALTH AND SAFETY OF STUDENTS IN PUBLIC SCHOOL ATHLETIC ACTIVITIES.
BILL: SB997
Sponsor: J. Key
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS SCHOLARSHIP LOTTERY ACT; TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
BILL: SB996
Sponsor: J. Key
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING PUBLIC SCHOOL STUDENT EXCESSIVE ABSENCES FROM SCHOOL.
BILL: SB909
Sponsor: K. Ingram
TO AMEND THE ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR THE WORKFORCE IMPROVEMENT GRANT PROGRAM
BILL: HB1297
Sponsor: Gillam
ACT TO AMEND THE REQUIREMENTS FOR ESTABLISHING A HIGHER EDUCATION ACCREDITING AGENCY IN ARKANSAS.
Tuesday, April 2, 2013
BILL: SB1002
Sponsor: R. Thompson
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS ACADEMIC CHALLENGE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM, PART 2, CONCERNING STUDENTS WHO OBTAIN A GENERAL EDUCATIONAL DEVELOPMENT CERTIFICATE.
BILL: SB800
Sponsor: J. Key
TO AMEND THE CONTINUING ADEQUACY EVALUATION ACT OF 2004 CONCERNING THE ADEQUACY EVALUATION COMMITTEE.
Monday, April 1, 2013
BILL: HB1262
Sponsor: Eubanks
TO AMEND THE REQUIREMENTS FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL EDUCATOR PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
BILL: SB33
Sponsor: Elliott
TO ENSURE THAT CHILDREN WITH DYSLEXIA HAVE THEIR NEEDS MET BY THE PUBLIC SCHOOL SYSTEM.
Thursday, March 28, 2013
TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO STUDY THE EDUCATION AND ASSISTANCE PROVIDED TO CHILDREN WHO ARE UNABLE TO PHYSICALLY ATTEND SCHOOL ON A REGULAR BASIS DUE TO A MEDICAL CONDITION.
BILL: SB942
Sponsor: E. Cheatham
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING THE DEPARTMENT OF CAREER EDUCATION'S AUTHORITY OVER FEDERAL SURPLUS PROPERTY.
BILL: SB814
Sponsor: J. Key
TO AMEND AND UPDATE THE ARKANSAS COMPREHENSIVE TESTING, ASSESSMENT, AND ACCOUNTABILITY PROGRAM; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
BILL: SB65
Sponsor: J. Key
TO ESTABLISH THE PUBLIC SCHOOL CHOICE ACT OF 2013; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
Wednesday, March 27, 2013
BILL: SB1062
Sponsor: S. Flowers
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING THE USE OF PUBLIC SCHOOL FACILITIES FOR COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES; AND TO PROMOTE THE PUBLIC HEALTH AND WELL-BEING OF SCHOOL COMMUNITIES.
BILL: SB1037
Sponsor: K. Ingram
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING VIOLATIONS OF ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION OR CONFERENCE REGULATIONS.
Friday, March 22, 2013
BILL: SB1064
Sponsor: S. Flowers
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING PARENTAL INVOLVEMENT PLANS; AND TO PROVIDE FOR A PARENT-FRIENDLY VERSION OF PARENTAL INVOLVEMENT PLANS TO PARENTS.
BILL: SB843
Sponsor: Files
TO AUTHORIZE SCHOOL DISTRICTS AND OFFICERS, AGENTS, SERVANTS, AND EMPLOYEES OF SCHOOL DISTRICTS TO DISCLOSE EMPLOYMENT INFORMATION WITH OR WITHOUT THE CONSENT OF A CURRENT OR FORMER EMPLOYEE.
BILL: SB518
Sponsor: J. Key
TO AMEND THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE PROFESSIONAL LICENSURE STANDARDS BOARD.
BILL: SB228
Sponsor: Elliott
TO PROTECT THE HEALTH AND SAFETY OF PUBLIC SCHOOL STUDENTS WITH DIABETES BY PROVIDING FOR CERTAIN SCHOOL PERSONNEL TO BE TRAINED IN THE ADMINISTRATION OF GLUCAGON.
BILL: SB117
Sponsor: Burnett
TO ESTABLISH THE OPEN ENROLLMENT PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL CAPITAL GRANT PROGRAM.
Tuesday, March 19, 2013
BILL: SB816
Sponsor: Elliott
TO ESTABLISH THE VISION 2025 LEGISLATIVE COMMISSION ON THE FUTURE OF HIGHER EDUCATION; TO PROVIDE FOR THE APPOINTMENT OF ITS MEMBERS; AND TO DESCRIBE ITS PURPOSE AND RESPONSIBILITIES.
TO AMEND THE REQUIREMENTS FOR THE DIRECTOR OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HIGHER EDUCATION AND FOR OTHER STAFF OF THE ARKANSAS HIGHER EDUCATION COORDINATING BOARD.
Monday, March 18, 2013
BILL: SB732
Sponsor: J. Key
TO AMEND THE REQUIREMENTS FOR MEETINGS OF A PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT BOARD OF DIRECTORS.
BILL: SB66
Sponsor: Elliott
TO IMPROVE EDUCATION IN ARKANSAS BY CREATING DISTRICTS OF INNOVATION.
Friday, March 15, 2013
BILL: SB839
Sponsor: Burnett
TO ALLOW A COUNTY TO ABOLISH THE POSITION OF SCHOOL DISTRICT COORDINATOR; AND TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF LAW CONCERNING COUNTY FUNDS FOR THE EXECUTIVE COUNCIL AND SCHOOL COORDINATOR POSITION.
Thursday, March 14, 2013
BILL: SB833
Sponsor: Elliott
TO AMEND THE TEACHER EXCELLENCE AND SUPPORT SYSTEM.
BILL: SB752
Sponsor: J. Hendren
TO CLARIFY FOR PARENTS THE PUBLIC SCHOOL RATING SYSTEM ON ANNUAL SCHOOL REPORT CARDS.
BILL: SB731
Sponsor: J. Key
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF LAW CONCERNING SCHOOL BOARD MEETINGS AND SCHOOL BOARD MEMBERS.
BILL: SB712
Sponsor: J. Hendren
TO LIMITATIONS ON STATE-FUNDED STUDENT FINANCIAL AID AVAILABLE TO HIGHER EDUCATION STUDENTS AND INCREASE ACCESSIBILITY TO HIGHER EDUCATION FOR MEMBERS OF THE ARMED FORCES RECEIVING STUDENT FINANCIAL AID.
BILL: SB554
Sponsor: J. Key
TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS TO THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING PUBLIC EDUCATION.
BILL: SB425
Sponsor: D. Johnson
TO AMEND THE DISTRIBUTION OF STATE FUNDING TO SCHOOL DISTRICTS BASED ON 98% OF THE SCHOOL DISTRICT ASSESSMENT FOR THE UNIFORM RATE OF TAX.
Tuesday, March 12, 2013
BILL: HR1053
Sponsor: Ratliff
IN SUPPORT OF PRAYER IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS.
BILL: HR1045
Sponsor: Clemmer
RECOGNIZING AND COMMENDING DR. CAL LEDBETTER FOR HIS CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE STATE OF ARKANSAS AND HIS ESTABLISHMENT OF THE ENDOWMENT ENTITLED THE "UALR CAL LEDBETTER ARKANSAS LEGISLATIVE INSTITUTE".
BILL: HB2298
Sponsor: Dotson
TO AMEND TITLE 6 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING HEALTH EDUCATION.
BILL: HB2290
Sponsor: Dotson
TO AMEND THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION AND REQUIRE THE ELECTION OF STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION MEMBERS.
BILL: HB2286
Sponsor: Hammer
TO ENCOURAGE STATE-SUPPORTED INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION TO DEVISE AND REQUEST PERMISSION TO IMPLEMENT A SYSTEM OF DISPERSING EXCESS STUDENT AID AND LOANS.
BILL: HB2285
Sponsor: Hammer
TO ENCOURAGE ARKANSAS STATE-SUPPORTED INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION TO DEVISE AND REQUEST PERMISSION TO IMPLEMENT A SYSTEM OF DISBURSING EXCESS STUDENT AID AND LOANS; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.
BILL: HB2274
Sponsor: Mayberry
TO ENCOURAGE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, ENHANCED INTRASTATE COLLEGIATE ATHLETICS OPPORTUNITIES, AND INCREASED COMMUNITY AND PHILANTHROPIC SUPPORT.
BILL: HB2271
Sponsor: Harris
PROHIBIT ARKANSAS STATE-SUPPORTED COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES FROM DENYING RECOGNITION, PRIVILEGES, OR BENEFITS TO A STUDENT ORGANIZATION OR GROUP ON THE BASIS OF RELIGION.
BILL: HB2270
Sponsor: Harris
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS GOVERNOR'S SCHOLARS PROGRAM CONCERNING HOME-SCHOOLED APPLICANTS.
BILL: HB2268
Sponsor: H. Wilkins
TO REQUIRE PUBLIC SCHOOLS TO OBSERVE DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR.'S BIRTHDAY AS A SCHOOL HOLIDAY.
BILL: HB2265
Sponsor: Baird
TO PROMOTE ECONOMIC LITERACY AND PERSONAL FINANCE EDUCATION IN ARKANSAS PUBLIC SCHOOLS.
BILL: HB2260
Sponsor: Biviano
TO ESTABLISH THE SPECIAL NEEDS SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
BILL: HB2234
Sponsor: Dotson
TO AMEND THE TIME OF DAY FOR SCHOOL BOARD COMMITTEE MEETINGS.
BILL: HB2225
Sponsor: Dotson
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING SCHOOL SECURITY.
BILL: HB2224
Sponsor: Dotson
TO REQUIRE CARDIOPULMONARY RESUSCITATION INSTRUCTION IN PUBLIC HIGH SCHOOL HEALTH AND SAFETY CLASSES.
BILL: HB2217
Sponsor: Dotson
TO ALLOW PUBLIC SCHOOLS TO TEACH AN ELECTIVE COURSE ON THE ACADEMIC STUDY OF THE HEBREW SCRIPTURES AND NEW TESTAMENT.
BILL: HB2204
Sponsor: Deffenbaugh
TO REQUIRE SCHOOL BOARD REVIEW AND APPROVAL OF CERTAIN SALARY INCREASES.
BILL: HB2201
Sponsor: Copenhaver
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING GENERAL EDUCATIONAL DEVELOPMENT TESTING.
BILL: HB2195
Sponsor: Deffenbaugh
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT REQUIRED FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHERS.
BILL: HB2194
Sponsor: Deffenbaugh
TO REPEAL THE MEASUREMENT OF BODY MASS INDEX OF PUBLIC SCHOOL STUDENTS.
BILL: HB2189
Sponsor: Hobbs
TO IMPROVE EDUCATION IN THE STATE; TO HELP THE ARKANSAS WORKFORCE EXCEL; AND TO TRANSFER THE DEPARTMENT OF CAREER EDUCATION.
BILL: HB2178
Sponsor: Kizzia
CONCERNING MATH AND SCIENCE INSTRUCTION IN ARKANSAS PUBLIC SCHOOLS.
BILL: HB2174
Sponsor: H. Wilkins
TO ADDRESS ISSUES CONCERNING THE LOSS OF ACADEMIC CREDIT BY PUBLIC SCHOOL STUDENTS IN DAY TREATMENT PROGRAMS.
BILL: HB2170
Sponsor: Walker
TO VEST IN THE COMMISSIONER OF EDUCATION THE EXCLUSIVE CONTROL OVER ARKANSAS PUBLIC SCHOOLS; TO ELIMINATE SCHOOL DISTRICT BOARDS OF DIRECTORS.
BILL: HB2151
Sponsor: Deffenbaugh
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING LEAVE TIME FOR THE CHAIR OF A SCHOOL DISTRICT COMMITTEE ON PERSONNEL POLICIES.
BILL: HB2147
Sponsor: Scott
TO AMEND TITLE 6 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING THE EQUITABLE FUNDING OF TWO-YEAR STATE-SUPPORTED INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION.
BILL: HB2134
Sponsor: Hammer
TO AMEND THE AUTHORITY OF THE STATE BOARD OF CAREER EDUCATION TO CHARGE FEES FOR GENERAL EDUCATIONAL DEVELOPMENT TESTING.
BILL: HB2133
Sponsor: Hammer
ACT TO AMEND THE REQUIREMENTS FOR NATIONAL SCHOOL LUNCH ACT STATE CATEGORICAL FUNDING.
BILL: HB2130
Sponsor: Hammer
TO AMEND TITLE 6 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING THE USE OF NATIONAL SCHOOL LUNCH FUNDING FOR REMEDIATION IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS.
BILL: HB2128
Sponsor: Hammer
TO REVISE AND SIMPLIFY THE TRACKING OF AND ACCOUNTING FOR INTERSCHOLASTIC ATHLETIC PROGRAMS AND INTERSCHOLASTIC ACTIVITY PROGRAM FUNDS.
BILL: HB2125
Sponsor: Hammer
TO REDUCE THE COST OF REMEDIAL COURSES PAID FROM THE ARKANSAS ACADEMIC CHALLENGE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM - PART 2; TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL FUNDS FOR NONTRADITIONAL STUDENT SCHOLARSHIPS.
BILL: HB2120
Sponsor: Walker
TO ESTABLISH A PROCESS FOR THE RECALL OF A MEMBER OF A SCHOOL DISTRICT BOARD OF DIRECTORS.
BILL: HB2106
Sponsor: S. Malone
TO AMEND TUITION WAIVERS FOR NATIONAL GUARD SOLDIERS AND AIRMEN.
BILL: HB2104
Sponsor: Barnett
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING PUBLIC SCHOOLS AND THE PROCUREMENT PROCESS FOR CONTRACTS ENTERED INTO BY PUBLIC SCHOOLS.
BILL: HB2096
Sponsor: Murdock
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING THE DUTIES OF A LOCAL BOARD OF A TECHNICAL INSTITUTE AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
BILL: HB2095
Sponsor: Murdock
TO REQUIRE THE REPORTING AND REVIEW OF DATA AND INFORMATION TO ASSIST THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY IN DETERMINING WHETHER TO ESTABLISH A MAXIMUM STUDENT TRANSPORTATION TIME.
BILL: HB2086
Sponsor: Barnett
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS LAWS CONCERNING PUBLIC SCHOOLS AND THE APPROVAL AND REVIEW PROCESS FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL CONTRACTS.
Monday, March 11, 2013
BILL: HB2076
Sponsor: Bell
TO PROMOTE THE SUSTAINABILITY OF THE ARKANSAS ACADEMIC CHALLENGE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM AND TO SUPPORT STATE GOALS FOR INCREASING THE COLLEGE COMPLETION RATE FOR STUDENTS RECEIVING AN ACADEMIC CHALLENGE SCHOLARSHIP.
BILL: HB2064
Sponsor: Kizzia
CONCERNING INSTRUCTIONAL TIME IN ARKANSAS PUBLIC SCHOOLS.
BILL: HB2055
Sponsor: Hutchison
TO STUDY THE CREATION OF A SCHOOL OF AGRICULTURE AND TECHNOLOGY AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
BILL: HB2053
Sponsor: Clemmer
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING PUBLIC SCHOOL CHOICE FOR STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES.
BILL: HB2039
Sponsor: Mayberry
TO ESTABLISH THE COLLEGE AND CAREER COACHES PROGRAM; AND TO ASSURE ACCESS TO A COLLEGE AND CAREER COACH FOR ALL STUDENTS.
BILL: HB2032
Sponsor: Ferguson
TO CLARIFY THE FACULTY STATUS OF MEMBERS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF MEDICINE ADMISSIONS BOARD.
COMMENDING THE MEMORY PROJECT TEAM AT LITTLE ROCK CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL FOR THEIR OUTSTANDING ACCOMPLISHMENT IN PUBLISHING "MAPPING THE ROAD TO CHANGE".
BILL: HB2023
Sponsor: B. Overbey
TO PHASE OUT ISOLATED SCHOOL FUNDING UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.
BILL: HB2020
Sponsor: Collins
TO REQUIRE ACCOUNTABLE AND TRANSPARENT STUDENT EVALUATION AND GRADING PRACTICES.
BILL: HB1991
Sponsor: Kizzia
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING THE LICENSURE OF BUILDING-LEVEL ADMINISTRATORS IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS.
BILL: HB1979
Sponsor: Murdock
TO ESTABLISH MAXIMUM STUDENT TRANSPORTATION TIME.
BILL: HB1948
Sponsor: Jean
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS EXISTING WORKFORCE TRAINING ACT OF 1995; AND TO RAISE THE PAY FOR INSTRUCTIONAL HOURS FROM EIGHTY DOLLARS PER HOUR TO ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS PER HOUR.
BILL: HB1945
Sponsor: C. Douglas
TO REQUIRE PUBLIC SCHOOLS TO REPORT THE ENROLLMENT OF A STUDENT WHO IS A MILITARY DEPENDENT
BILL: HB1944
Sponsor: C. Douglas
TO REQUIRE A STUDY CONCERNING SCHOOL DISTRICT SUPERINTENDENT EVALUATIONS.
BILL: HB1943
Sponsor: C. Douglas
TO PROVIDE STATE FUNDING AID FOR STUDENT TRANSPORTATION COSTS OF PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICTS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
BILL: HB1942
Sponsor: C. Douglas
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING SICK LEAVE FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHERS AND OTHER SCHOOL EMPLOYEES.
BILL: HB1941
Sponsor: C. Douglas
TO ALLOW AN INDIVIDUAL SCHOOL DISTRICT TO NEGOTIATE HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE; AND TO REQUIRE AN INSURANCE CARRIER TO PROVIDE THE LOWEST RATE AVAILABLE.
BILL: HB1939
Sponsor: C. Douglas
CONCERNING THE AGENDA OF A REGULAR MEETING OF A SCHOOL DISTRICT BOARD OF DIRECTORS.
BILL: HB1938
Sponsor: Alexander
TO SUSPEND ADMINISTRATIVE REORGANIZATIONS OF SCHOOL DISTRICTS; TO REQUIRE A STUDY OF ADMINISTRATIVE REORGANIZATIONS AND STUDENT TRANSPORTATION IN SELECTED SCHOOL DISTRICTS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
BILL: HB1927
Sponsor: Sabin
TO ADVANCE THE UNDERSTANDING OF PERSONAL FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT AMONG PUBLIC SCHOOL STUDENTS; TO REQUIRE A COURSE IN PERSONAL FINANCE AS A REQUIREMENT OF GRADUATION FROM HIGH SCHOOL.
TO ESTABLISH THE PUBLIC SCHOOL STUDENT TRANSPORTATION FUNDING ACT OF 2013; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO PROVIDE SPECIAL TRANSPORTATION FUNDING FOR ALTERNATIVE LEARNING ENVIRONMENT HIGH-PRIORITY SCHOOLS.
CONCERNING THE HIRING OF TRUANCY OFFICERS FOR CONTIGUOUS SCHOOL DISTRICTS WITH HIGH DROPOUT RATES.
BILL: HB1902
Sponsor: Steel
TO PROHIBIT AN INSTITUTION OF HIGHER EDUCATION FROM REQUIRING OR REQUESTING A CURRENT OR PROSPECTIVE EMPLOYEE OR STUDENT FROM DISCLOSING HIS OR HER USERNAME OR PASSWORD FOR A SOCIAL MEDIA ACCOUNT.
BILL: HB1897
Sponsor: Alexander
TO ESTABLISH THE PARENTAL CHOICE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM.
BILL: HB1896
Sponsor: Clemmer
CONCERNING PUBLIC SCHOOLS, INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION, AND REMEDIATION; AND TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AND THE DEPARTMENT OF HIGHER EDUCATION TO STUDY AND REPORT ON REMEDIATION ISSUES.
BILL: HB1894
Sponsor: Copenhaver
TO REQUIRE LICENSED CHILD CARE FACILITIES TO FILE A COPY OF THEIR FACILITIES' FLOOR PLANS WITH LOCAL OFFICES OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AND TO ALLOW SCHOOL DISTRICTS TO FILE A COPY OF THEIR FLOOR PLANS.
BILL: HB1893
Sponsor: Copenhaver
CONCERNING THE PARTICIPATION OF STATE-SUPPORTED INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION IN ACTIVITIES FOR THE BENEFIT OF VETERANS' AFFAIRS IN ARKANSAS.
BILL: HB1883
Sponsor: Scott
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF LAW CONCERNING ARKANSAS PUBLIC SCHOOL CHOICE.
BILL: HB1882
Sponsor: Scott
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF LAW CONCERNING ARKANSAS PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOLS.
BILL: HB1873
Sponsor: Julian
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF TITLE 6 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE; TO IMPROVE EDUCATION IN ARKANSAS'S ISOLATED SCHOOL AREAS; TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
BILL: HB1865
Sponsor: Alexander
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS SCHOOL RECOGNITION PROGRAM AND RELATED LAWS.
BILL: HB1864
Sponsor: Alexander
CONCERNING PUBLIC SCHOOL EMPLOYEE MEMBERSHIP IN LABOR ORGANIZATIONS.
BILL: HB1863
Sponsor: Clemmer
ARKANSAS TEACHER PREPARATION QUALITY ACT.
BILL: HB1862
Sponsor: Lea
TO AMEND TEACHER LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL EARLY CHILDHOOD PROGRAMS.
Lea
BILL: HB1858
Sponsor: Lowery
TO ESTABLISH THE HIGHER EDUCATION REMEDIATION STUDENT PROTECTION ACT.
Friday, March 8, 2013
BILL: HB1835
Sponsor: Westerman
TO MAKE PARTICIPATION IN THE TEACHER EXCELLENCE AND SUPPORT SYSTEM OPTIONAL.
BILL: HB1837
Sponsor: Westerman
TO ALLOW DIPLOMAS TO BE GRANTED TO STUDENTS WHO COMPLETE HIGH SCHOOL EDUCATION THROUGH AN ONLINE EDUCATION PROVIDER.
BILL: HB1838
Sponsor: Carnine
TO ENHANCE COLLEGE AND CAREER READINESS AND POSTSECONDARY COMPLETION IN ARKANSAS.
Thursday, March 7, 2013
BILL: SB583
Sponsor: Elliott
TO CLARIFY THE REQUIREMENTS OF THE MASTER SCHOOL PRINCIPAL PROGRAM.
BILL: SB509
Sponsor: Elliott
TO ESTABLISH THE ADVANCED PLACEMENT TRAINING AND INCENTIVE PROGRAM.
BILL: SB457
Sponsor: Elliott
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAWS GOVERNING BACKGROUND CHECKS FOR EDUCATORS, FISCAL OFFICERS, NONLICENSED SCHOOL DISTRICT STAFF, AND STUDENT TEACHERS.
BILL: SB456
Sponsor: Elliott
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAWS GOVERNING EDUCATOR LICENSURE.
BILL: SB332
Sponsor: J. Key
TO AMEND THE EMPLOYER CONTRIBUTION RATE FOR THE PUBLIC SCHOOL EMPLOYEES' HEALTH INSURANCE PROGRAM.
BILL: SB140
Sponsor: Irvin
THE SAFE SCHOOL INITIATIVE ACT.
BILL: HR1035
Sponsor: Carnine
SUPPORTING THE GROWTH OF QUALITY, AFFORDABLE, ONLINE EDUCATION IN THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS SYSTEM.
BILL: HB1828
Sponsor: Kizzia
TO AMEND THE ETHICAL GUIDELINES AND PROHIBITIONS FOR SCHOOL DISTRICT BOARDS OF DIRECTORS, ADMINISTRATORS, AND EMPLOYEES.
BILL: HB1820
Sponsor: Hobbs
TO UPDATE THE ARKANSAS SCHOOL RECOGNITION PROGRAM.
BILL: HB1817
Sponsor: Catlett
TO AMEND THE PURPOSES FOR WHICH SCHOOL DISTRICTS MAY EXPEND NATIONAL SCHOOL LUNCH STATE CATEGORICAL FUNDING.
BILL: HB1810
Sponsor: Carnine
TO REPEAL CERTAIN PROVISIONS OF TITLE 6 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE RELATING TO EDUCATION BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS.
BILL: HB1789
Sponsor: Lowery
TO ALLOW HOME-SCHOOLED STUDENTS TO PARTICIPATE IN INTERSCHOLASTIC ACTIVITIES.
BILL: HB1788
Sponsor: Alexander
TO ALLOW A FOSTER PARENT TO PLACE A FOSTER CHILD IN A NONPUBLIC SCHOOL.
BILL: HB1785
Sponsor: D. Douglas
TO PROVIDE DIGITAL LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS.
BILL: HB1783
Sponsor: Linck
TO REQUIRE INSURANCE ON ALL BUILDINGS AND FACILITIES OWNED BY A PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT; AND TO REQUIRE INSURANCE ON ALL BUILDINGS LISTED IN A PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT'S ACADEMIC FACILITIES MASTER PLAN PROGRAM.
BILL: HB1782
Sponsor: Linck
TO CLARIFY THE RIGHT OF FIRST REFUSAL OF DONATED PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT BUILDINGS AND REAL PROPERTY.
BILL: HB1777
Sponsor: Kizzia
TO AMEND VARIOUS PROVISIONS OF TITLE 6 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION.
BILL: HB1776
Sponsor: Kizzia
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING WORKFORCE EDUCATION.
BILL: HB1775
Sponsor: Kizzia
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING, AND MATHEMATICS EDUCATION IN ARKANSAS PUBLIC SCHOOLS.
BILL: HB1774
Sponsor: McLean
TO AMEND VARIOUS PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING PUBLIC SCHOOL FUNDING AMOUNTS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
BILL: HB1770
Sponsor: Perry
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF LAW CONCERNING ACADEMIC, FISCAL, AND FACILITIES DISTRESS OF PUBLIC SCHOOLS AND SCHOOL DISTRICTS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
BILL: HB1761
Sponsor: Ratliff
TO AMEND VARIOUS PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING THE EDUCATIONAL EXCELLENCE TRUST FUND.
Wednesday, March 6, 2013
BILL: HB1739
Sponsor: Harris
ACT TO STUDY THE BEST WAY TO MEET THE CONSTITUTIONAL REQUIREMENT TO PROVIDE FOR THE SUPPORT OF INSTITUTIONS FOR THE EDUCATION OF STUDENTS WHO ARE DEAF AND STUDENTS WHO ARE BLIND.
BILL: HB1738
Sponsor: Harris
TO AMEND THE COMPOSITION OF THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION.
BILL: HB1714
Sponsor: Word
TO AMEND THE VOLUNTARY UNIVERSAL ACT ASSESSMENT PROGRAM ACT.
BILL: HB1709
Sponsor: Bragg
TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL OPPORTUNITIES TO OBTAIN A HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA; AND TO ESTABLISH AN ALTERNATIVE HIGH SCHOOL COMPLETION PROGRAM FOCUSED ON A CAREER PATH THROUGH VOCATIONAL-TECHNICAL TRAINING.
BILL: HB1698
Sponsor: C. Douglas
TO REQUIRE THE ARKANSAS HIGHER EDUCATION COORDINATING BOARD TO DEVELOP AN ADOPT A POLICY ON THE TIMELY REPORTING OF GRADES TO STUDENTS.
Tuesday, March 5, 2013
BILL: HB1690
Sponsor: Hobbs
TO REQUIRE A PERIOD OF SILENCE AT THE BEGINNING OF EACH SCHOOL DAY.
BILL: HB1689
Sponsor: McLean
TO ESTABLISH AN ARTS-INFUSED CURRICULUM IN ARKANSAS PUBLIC SCHOOLS.
BILL: HB1686
Sponsor: Womack
TO ALLOW CRIMINAL HISTORY CHECKS AND CHILD MALTREATMENT CENTRAL REGISTRY CHECKS OF VOLUNTEERS IN PUBLIC EDUCATION; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
Monday, March 4, 2013
BILL: HB1632
Sponsor: Perry
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING CREATION OF A SCHOOL DISTRICT BY DETACHING TERRITORY FROM AN EXISTING SCHOOL DISTRICT.
BILL: HB1629
Sponsor: Clemmer
TO AMEND THE ELIGIBILITY PROVISIONS FOR THE ARKANSAS GOVERNOR'S SCHOLARS PROGRAM; TO ENSURE HOME-SCHOOLED STUDENTS HAVE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY FOR THE ARKANSAS GOVERNOR'S SCHOLARS PROGRAM; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
BILL: HB1616
Sponsor: Nickels
CONCERNING BAND, MUSIC, AND VISUAL ARTS CREDITS FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL STUDENTS IN MIDDLE SCHOOL AND HIGH SCHOOL.
BILL: HB1612
Sponsor: Eubanks
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HIGHER EDUCATION - THE VETERINARY MEDICINE LOAN FORGIVENESS PROGRAM APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2013-2014 FISCAL YEAR.
BILL: HB1590
Sponsor: Westerman
TO REQUIRE SPECIFIC ASSESSMENTS TO BE SUCCESSFULLY PASSED IN ORDER TO OBTAIN AN ELEMENTARY-LEVEL GENERAL TEACHING LICENSE OR ELEMENTARY-LEVEL SPECIAL EDUCATION TEACHING LICENSE.
Thursday, February 28, 2013
BILL: SB250
Sponsor: E. Cheatham
TO CLARIFY DEFINITIONS AND RECORD RETENTION REQUIREMENTS FOR THE ETHICAL GUIDELINES AND PROHIBITIONS FOR SCHOOL BOARD MEMBERS, ADMINISTRATORS, AND EMPLOYEES.
BILL: HB1535
Sponsor: Lampkin
TO AMEND THE FREE TEXTBOOK ACT OF 1975.
Wednesday, February 27, 2013
BILL: HB1528
Sponsor: Biviano
TO DESIGNATE THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AS THE PRIMARY CHARTER SCHOOL AUTHORIZER.
BILL: HB1509
Sponsor: Carnine
TO CLARIFY THAT KINDERGARTEN ENROLLMENT EXCEPTIONS FOR STUDENTS FROM ANOTHER STATE ALSO APPLY TO STUDENTS FROM ANOTHER NATION.
BILL: HB1507
Sponsor: Hammer
TO ESTABLISH THE PUBLIC SCHOOL CHOICE ACT OF 2013; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
BILL: SB239
Sponsor: J. Hendren
TO ENHANCE THE PROTECTIONS PROVIDED FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENT EXCHANGE STUDENTS.
BILL: HB1489
Sponsor: Hammer
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS ACADEMIC CHALLENGE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM, PART 2, TO REQUIRE FORFEITURE OF A SCHOLARSHIP AWARD BY A RECIPIENT WHO DOES NOT MAKE ACADEMIC PROGRESS IN A SEMESTER.
BILL: HB1485
Sponsor: Baltz
CONCERNING THE CONSTRUCTION OF BARRACKS AT A COMMUNITY COLLEGE OR TECHNICAL COLLEGE.
Monday, February 25, 2013
BILL: SB246
Sponsor: J. Hendren
TO ESTABLISH THE ARKANSAS ENERGY SUMMARY AND REPORT FOR THE ACCURATE AND OBJECTIVE COLLECTION OF DATA AND PROJECTIONS FOR CURRENT AND FUTURE ENERGY SUPPLIES.
BILL: HB1477
Sponsor: McLean
TO ALLOW THE CURRICULUM FRAMEWORKS FOR MULTIPLE COURSES TO BE COMBINED OR EMBEDDED IN A SINGLE COURSE.
BILL: HB1476
Sponsor: McLean
TO AMEND VARIOUS PROVISIONS OF ARKANSAS CODE TITLE 6 CONCERNING PUBLIC SCHOOL TRANSPORTATION AND ACADEMIC FACILITIES.
BILL: HB1469
Sponsor: Clemmer
TO CLARIFY THE REQUIREMENTS FOR GENERATING AND ACCEPTING ELECTRONIC TRANSCRIPTS.
Thursday, February 21, 2013
BILL: HB1438
Sponsor: Shepherd
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS GOVERNOR'S SCHOLARS PROGRAM.
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
BILL: HB1411
Sponsor: Mayberry
TO PROTECT THE HEALTH AND WELL-BEING OF STUDENTS IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS BY ENSURING ADEQUATE AND APPROPRIATE HEALTH CARE WORKERS ON SITE TO ATTEND TO STUDENTS' NEEDS.
BILL: HB1410
Sponsor: Mayberry
TO PROVIDE AUTHORITY FOR ARKANSAS PUBLIC SCHOOLS TO OFFER AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE AS A CREDIT-BEARING MODERN LANGUAGE OR FOREIGN LANGUAGE.
Thursday, February 14, 2013
BILL: HB1364
Sponsor: Hobbs
TO AMEND THE TEACHER LICENSURE LAW FOR NONTRADITIONAL APPLICANTS.
BILL: SB15
Sponsor: E. Williams
TO ADOPT THE INTERSTATE COMPACT ON EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITY FOR MILITARY CHILDREN AND TO REMOVE BARRIERS TO EDUCATIONAL SUCCESS IMPOSED ON CHILDREN OF MILITARY FAMILIES.
BILL: HB1353
Sponsor: Catlett
TO AMEND THE DEFINITION OF SCHOOL DISTRICT MISCELLANEOUS FUNDS AND THE METHOD OF CALCULATING MISCELLANEOUS FUNDS.
BILL: HB1352
Sponsor: Alexander
TO AMEND THE PROVISIONS FOR PROGRAM ELIGIBILITY IN THE ARKANSAS BETTER CHANCE PROGRAM AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
Wednesday, February 13, 2013
BILL: HB1327
Sponsor: Wright
TO CREATE AN EXEMPTION FROM THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT OF 1967; AND TO KEEP SCHOOLS SAFE AND SECURE.
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
BILL: HB1310
Sponsor: Linck
TO ALLOW SCHOOL DISTRICTS THAT HAVE BEEN CONSOLIDATED TO SELL, PRESERVE, LEASE, OR DONATE REAL PROPERTY THAT IS NO LONGER UTILIZED BY THE SCHOOL DISTRICTS.
BILL: HB1297
Sponsor: Gillam
ACT TO AMEND THE REQUIREMENTS FOR ESTABLISHING A HIGHER EDUCATION ACCREDITING AGENCY IN ARKANSAS.
Monday, February 11, 2013
BILL: HB1294
Sponsor: Hammer
TO PRESERVE THE CONTINUITY OF EDUCATION FOR STUDENTS WHO ATTEND NONRESIDENT SCHOOLS UNDER THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC SCHOOL CHOICE ACT OF 1989; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
Thursday, February 7, 2013
BILL: SB139
Sponsor: K. Ingram
TO REVISE THE PROCEDURE FOR CURING A DEFICIENCY IN BOND PAYMENTS BY A SCHOOL DISTRICT.
BILL: HB1270
Sponsor: Catlett
TO REPEAL THE REQUIREMENT FOR TUBERCULOSIS SCREENING FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL EMPLOYEES AND VOLUNTEERS.
Wednesday, February 6, 2013
BILL: HB1262
Sponsor: Eubanks
TO AMEND THE REQUIREMENTS FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL EDUCATOR PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
BILL: HB1260
Sponsor: Ratliff
TO SIMPLIFY THE ACCESSIBILITY OF DATA ON PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT WEBSITES.
Tuesday, February 5, 2013
BILL: HB1252
Sponsor: Biviano
TO ALLOW PRIVATE UNIVERSITIES TO CREATE AND MAINTAIN A LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY DESIGNED TO PROTECT AND ENFORCE STATE LAW ON THE CAMPUS.
Monday, February 4, 2013
BILL: HB1248
Sponsor: Hobbs
TO EXEMPT HOME ADDRESSES AND OTHER PERSONAL CONTACT INFORMATION OF NONELECTED PUBLIC AND SCHOOL EMPLOYEES FROM DISCLOSURE UNDER THE PROVISIONS OF THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT.
Friday, February 1, 2013
BILL: HB1244
Sponsor: Lampkin
TO AMEND THE DEFINITION OF "CHILD" FOR THE PURPOSE OF A STATE EMPLOYEE'S LEAVE FOR PARTICIPATION IN CHILDREN'S EDUCATIONAL LEAVE TO INCLUDE A DEVELOPMENTALLY DISABLED CHILD.
BILL: HB1243
Sponsor: Collins
TO ALLOW TRAINED AND LICENSED STAFF AND FACULTY TO CARRY A CONCEALED HANDGUN ON A UNIVERSITY, COLLEGE, OR COMMUNITY COLLEGE CAMPUS UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.
Thursday, January 31, 2013
BILL: HB1231
Sponsor: Lenderman
CONCERNING SCHOOL SECURITY AND SCHOOL CRISIS RESPONSE TRAINING; TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
BILL: HB1230
Sponsor: Ratliff
TO AMEND THE REQUIREMENTS FOR REPORTING SCHOOL DISTRICT COURSE OFFERINGS.
BILL: SB148
Sponsor: J. Key
TO REPEAL FREE RAILROAD TRANSPORTATION FOR THE COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE.
TO REQUIRE A STUDY OF THE READINESS AND CAPABILITIES OF PUBLIC SCHOOLS FOR PREVENTING AND RESPONDING TO ACTS OF VIOLENCE AGAINST STUDENTS AND SCHOOL PERSONNEL AT SCHOOL.
Monday, January 28, 2013
BILL: HB1181
Sponsor: Hammer
TO AMEND THE PUBLIC SCHOOL CHOICE LAW AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
Thursday, January 24, 2013
BILL: HB1134
Sponsor: Eubanks
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE SPRING BREAK HOLIDAY FOR PUBLIC SCHOOLS.
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
BILL: HB1076
Sponsor: Ratliff
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING THE ADMINISTRATIVE CONSOLIDATION OF SCHOOL DISTRICTS.
BILL: HB1040
Sponsor: Biviano
TO CREATE THE STATE PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL COMMISSION.
BILL: HB1035
Sponsor: D. Altes
TO ALLOW TRAINED AND LICENSED STAFF AND FACULTY TO CARRY A CONCEALED HANDGUN ON A UNIVERSITY, COLLEGE, OR COMMUNITY COLLEGE CAMPUS UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.
Thursday, January 17, 2013
BILL: SB4
Sponsor: B. Sample
TO ASSIST COMMUNITY COLLEGES IN ACQUIRING FUNDING FOR CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS; TO SPECIFY THE PROCEDURE FOR INSTITUTING MILLAGE ELECTIONS; TO MAKE TECHNICAL CHANGES TO CLARIFY THE LAW; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
Monday, January 14, 2013
BILL: HB1017
Sponsor: D. Altes
TO ALLOW SCHOOL DISTRICTS TO ADOPT CURRICULUM STANDARDS FOR AN ACADEMIC STUDY OF THE BIBLE COURSE AS DIRECTED BY THIS ACT.
BILL: HB1015
Sponsor: Harris
TO ALLOW PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICTS TO ESTABLISH POLICIES CONCERNING STUDENT USE OF ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS DEVICES AT SCHOOL.