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Archive of Bills Referred


Bill No.
Bill Subtitle
Sponsor
Thursday, March 30, 2017
BILL: SB30
Sponsor: Hickey
TO ESTABLISH AMOUNTS FOR ARKANSAS ACADEMIC CHALLENGE SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS.
BILL: HB1855
Sponsor: Davis
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING SCHOOL CHOICE FOR FOSTER CHILDREN.
Wednesday, March 29, 2017
TO EXTEND THE AMOUNT OF RECESS TIME REQUIRED FOR ELEMENTARY STUDENTS; AND TO AMEND THE AMOUNT OF INSTRUCTIONAL TIME REQUIRED FOR ELEMENTARY STUDENTS IN A SCHOOL DAY.
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
BILL: SB708
Sponsor: Elliott
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING DYSLEXIA SCREENING AND INTERVENTION IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.
BILL: SB673
Sponsor: Irvin
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING CONCURRENT CREDIT.
BILL: HB1607
Sponsor: Della Rosa
TO LIMIT THE USE OF AN ENGLISH LEARNER'S SCORE ON A STATE-MANDATED ASSESSMENT FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL AND PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT ACCOUNTABILITY PURPOSES.
BILL: HB1509
Sponsor: Leding
TO CREATE THE SUDDEN CARDIAC ARREST PREVENTION ACT.
Monday, March 27, 2017
BILL: SB506
Sponsor: J. English
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING THE CREATION OF A DIGITAL LEARNING TASK FORCE; TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING DIGITAL LEARNING COURSES; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.
BILL: SB587
Sponsor: A. Clark
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF TITLE 6 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING READING PROFICIENCY OF PUBLIC SCHOOL STUDENTS.
BILL: SB645
Sponsor: J. English
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING BONDED DEBT ASSISTANCE; TO IMPROVE EFFICIENCY IN THE PROVISION OF BONDED DEBT ASSISTANCE TO PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICTS.
BILL: SB662
Sponsor: Files
TO ALLOW CERTAIN YOUTH GROUPS TO USE PUBLIC SCHOOL BUILDINGS OR PROPERTY TO PROVIDE SERVICES AT TIMES OTHER THAN INSTRUCTIONAL TIME; AND TO ALLOW CERTAIN YOUTH GROUPS TO SPEAK TO STUDENTS DURING SCHOOL HOURS.
BILL: SB691
Sponsor: A. Clark
TO ADD TEACHERS IN GRADES FIVE (5) AND SIX (6) AS TEACHERS ELIGIBLE TO RECEIVE ADDITIONAL COMPENSATION FOR VOLUNTEERING TO TEACH MORE THAN THE MAXIMUM NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERMITTED; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
BILL: HB1567
Sponsor: Hammer
TO MAKE FOSTER CHILDREN ELIGIBLE FOR A SCHOLARSHIP IN THE SUCCEED SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
BILL: SB646
Sponsor: J. English
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING PUBLIC SCHOOL ACADEMIC FACILITIES.
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
BILL: SB746
Sponsor: B. Johnson
TO ESTABLISH THE PARENTAL CHOICE PILOT PROGRAM.
BILL: SB647
Sponsor: J. English
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING THE PUBLIC SCHOOL STATE ACCOUNTABILITY SYSTEM.
BILL: SB621
Sponsor: Standridge
TO PROVIDE THAT SUPERINTENDENTS AND PERSONNEL OF THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION ARE IMMUNE FROM ANY CIVIL LIABILITY FOR ENFORCING A POLICY THAT COMPLIES WITH STATE OR FEDERAL LAW.
BILL: SB596
Sponsor: J. English
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING PUBLIC SCHOOL EDUCATION.
BILL: SB502
Sponsor: Elliott
TO CREATE THE RIGHT TO READ ACT.
BILL: SB26
Sponsor: A. Clark
TO INCREASE TEACHERS IN HIGH NEEDS SUBJECT AREAS; AND TO PROVIDE SCHOLARSHIPS FOR TEACHERS WHO AGREE TO TEACH IN THE HIGH NEEDS SUBJECT AREAS.
Monday, March 20, 2017
BILL: SB555
Sponsor: A. Clark
TO MODIFY INCENTIVE BONUSES FOR NATIONAL BOARD FOR PROFESSIONAL TEACHING STANDARDS CERTIFICATION.
BILL: SB542
Sponsor: Hickey
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING THE ARKANSAS ACADEMIC CHALLENGE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM.
BILL: SB494
Sponsor: A. Clark
TO REQUIRE A PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT TO REPORT TO THE PARENT OR LEGAL GUARDIAN OF EACH STUDENT THE READING LEVEL OF THE STUDENT.
BILL: SB442
Sponsor: J. Hendren
TO CLARIFY THAT ALL PUBLIC SCHOOL BUILDINGS ARE EXEMPT FROM TAXATION.
BILL: SB441
Sponsor: J. English
TO CREATE A LEGISLATIVE TASK FORCE TO REVIEW TECHNICAL AND WORKFORCE EDUCATION PROGRAMS AND RECOMMEND WAYS TO ALIGN THE PROGRAMS TO PRODUCE AN EFFICIENT, TECHNOLOGICALLY ADVANCED TECHNICAL AND WORKFORCE EDUCATION SYSTEM.
Friday, March 17, 2017
BILL: SB443
Sponsor: T. Garner
TO ALLOW A STUDENT TO RECEIVE HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATION CREDIT FOR COMPLETING BASIC TRAINING IN THE MILITARY BEFORE GRADUATING FROM HIGH SCHOOL.
BILL: SB609
Sponsor: Elliott
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF TITLE 6 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING DISCIPLINE OF STUDENTS IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS.
Wednesday, March 15, 2017
BILL: HB2125
Sponsor: Hollowell
CONCERNING THE EFFICIENT OPERATION OF CERTAIN STATE AGENCIES; TO SPECIFY THE PROCESS FOR A POSSIBLE MERGER OF CROWLEY'S RIDGE TECHNICAL INSTITUTE TO EAST ARKANSAS COMMUNITY COLLEGE; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
BILL: HB1917
Sponsor: Walker
TO LIMIT THE SALARY AMOUNT OF AN ADMINISTRATOR IN A PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT.
BILL: HR1044
Sponsor: F. Allen
COMMEMORATING THE 60TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE HISTORIC INTEGRATION OF LITTLE ROCK CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL.
BILL: HB1937
Sponsor: Lowery
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF TITLE 6 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING THE BEGINNING AND END OF THE SCHOOL YEAR.
BILL: HB1781
Sponsor: Lowery
TO REQUIRE A SCHOOL DISTRICT TO PAY ONE-HALF (1/2) THE COST OF REMEDIATION FOR A STUDENT WHO RECEIVED A HIGH SCHOOL GRADE OF B OR BETTER IN THE SUBJECT IN WHICH THE STUDENT REQUIRES REMEDIATION; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.
Tuesday, March 14, 2017
BILL: HB2101
Sponsor: Lemons
CONCERNING HOME-SCHOOLED STUDENTS PARTICIPATING IN PUBLIC SCHOOL GRADUATION CEREMONIES.
BILL: HB2052
Sponsor: Cozart
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING SCHOOLS OF INNOVATION.
Monday, March 13, 2017
BILL: HB1222
Sponsor: Dotson
TO CREATE A FOUR-YEAR PILOT PROGRAM FOR THE AWARDING OF EDUCATION SAVINGS ACCOUNTS; TO ESTABLISH THE ARKANSAS PARENTAL EMPOWERMENT FOR EDUCATION CHOICE ACT OF 2017.
BILL: HB2028
Sponsor: Sabin
ACT TO PROVIDE GRADUATES OF AN ARKANSAS HIGH SCHOOL EQUAL OPPORTUNITY TO RECEIVE IN-STATE TUITION AND OTHER FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE BENEFITS AT A STATE-SUPPORTED INSTITUTION OF HIGHER EDUCATION.
BILL: HB1859
Sponsor: Davis
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING EFFECTIVE STUDENT DISCIPLINE.
BILL: HB1762
Sponsor: Brown
TO ALLOW AN EMPLOYER TO MAKE A MATCHING CONTRIBUTION TO AN EMPLOYEE'S TAX-DEFERRED TUITION SAVINGS PROGRAM AS AN EMPLOYEE BENEFIT.
Thursday, March 9, 2017
BILL: SB371
Sponsor: A. Clark
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING PUBLIC SCHOOL INTER-DISTRICT STUDENT TRANSFERS.
BILL: SB773
Sponsor: D. Wallace
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING IN-STATE TUITION FOR VETERANS, MILITARY PERSONNEL, AND DEPENDENTS.
TO REPEAL THE REQUIREMENT THAT A PUBLIC SCHOOL OR SCHOOL DISTRICT PROVIDE A DUTY-FREE LUNCH PERIOD FOR FULL-TIME NONEXEMPT CLASSIFIED EMPLOYEES.
BILL: SB568
Sponsor: A. Clark
CONCERNING THE ECONOMIC SECURITY REPORT PREPARED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF WORKFORCE SERVICES.
BILL: SB562
Sponsor: J. English
TO AMEND OR REPEAL OBSOLETE LAWS CONCERNING PUBLIC EDUCATION.
BILL: SB531
Sponsor: B. Sample
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING THE ARKANSAS SCHOOL FOR MATHEMATICS, SCIENCES, AND THE ARTS.
BILL: SB528
Sponsor: Hickey
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS WORKFORCE CHALLENGE SCHOLARSHIP; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
BILL: SB518
Sponsor: B. Johnson
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING SPECIAL EDUCATION.
BILL: SB416
Sponsor: A. Clark
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING THE OPERATION AND FUNDING OF PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOLS.
BILL: SB372
Sponsor: A. Clark
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE PUBLIC SCHOOL CHOICE ACT OF 2015; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
BILL: SB274
Sponsor: Elliott
TO REVISE THE CIRCUMSTANCES UNDER WHICH A PUBLIC SCHOOL OR PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT THAT HAS BEEN TAKEN OVER BY THE STATE FOR BEING IN ACADEMIC DISTRESS CAN BE RETURNED TO LOCAL CONTROL; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
BILL: HB1855
Sponsor: Davis
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING SCHOOL CHOICE FOR FOSTER CHILDREN.
BILL: HB1811
Sponsor: Davis
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING PREKINDERGARTEN PROGRAMS.
Wednesday, March 8, 2017
BILL: HB1579
Sponsor: Vaught
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING BACKGROUND CHECKS FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL EDUCATORS AND EMPLOYEES.
BILL: HB1611
Sponsor: Tucker
CONCERNING THE BASIC LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTION IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS.
BILL: HB1459
Sponsor: C. Douglas
TO PROVIDE FLEXIBILITY IN THE AWARDING OF COURSE CREDITS; AND TO ALLOW A PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT TO DEVELOP AND IMPLEMENT A PLAN THAT ENABLES A STUDENT TO EARN COURSE CREDITS BY DEMONSTRATING SUBJECT MATTER COMPETENCY.
BILL: HB1995
Sponsor: Della Rosa
TO AMEND THE OFFICIAL HOLIDAYS; TO REFINE THE TEACHING OF HISTORY IN THE CLASSROOM; TO SPECIFY THE TEACHING OF CONTENT RELATED TO DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE CORRESPONDING HOLIDAY.
BILL: SB519
Sponsor: D. Wallace
TO AMEND TITLE 6 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS FOR HISTORY IN THE CLASSROOM; AND TO EFFECT A SEPARATE HOLIDAY FOR DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING JR.
Tuesday, March 7, 2017
BILL: HB2243
Sponsor: Davis
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAMS.
BILL: HB2207
Sponsor: Boyd
TO ABOLISH THE ALLOCATION OF ENROLLMENT POSITIONS AT THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF MEDICINE BASED ON CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT AND ARKANSAS RESIDENCY.
BILL: HB2117
Sponsor: Sorvillo
TO REQUIRE CAMERAS IN CERTAIN CLASSROOMS UPON REQUEST.
Monday, March 6, 2017
BILL: HB1539
Sponsor: Cozart
TO REQUIRE THE PASSAGE OF THE CIVICS PORTION OF THE NATURALIZATION TEST USED BY UNITED STATES CITIZENSHIP AND IMMIGRATION SERVICES BEFORE A STUDENT MAY RECEIVE A HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA OR HIGH SCHOOL EQUIVALENCY DIPLOMA.
BILL: HB1957
Sponsor: M. Gray
CONCERNING THE AWARDING OF SCHOLARSHIPS UNDER THE ARKANSAS ACADEMIC CHALLENGE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM.
BILL: HB1945
Sponsor: C. Douglas
CONCERNING THE APPOINTMENT OF THE DIRECTOR OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HIGHER EDUCATION; AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE DIRECTOR IS APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR.
BILL: HB1936
Sponsor: Lowery
TO REVISE THE ACADEMIC FACILITIES WEALTH INDEX.
BILL: HB1934
Sponsor: Lowery
TO ENSURE THAT PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION OF STUDENTS IS PROTECTED.
BILL: HB1929
Sponsor: Cozart
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING THE ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC SCHOOL ACADEMIC FACILITIES; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
BILL: HB1925
Sponsor: C. Douglas
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING PUBLIC SCHOOL ACADEMIC FACILITY REVIEW CONFERENCES.
BILL: HB1924
Sponsor: C. Douglas
TO ADD THE CLASSIC LEARNING TEST AS AN ALLOWABLE COLLEGE ENTRY EXAMINATION FOR THE PURPOSE OF RECEIVING SCHOLARSHIPS.
BILL: HB1518
Sponsor: Sturch
TO REQUIRE THE ARKANSAS HIGHER EDUCATION COORDINATING BOARD TO DEVELOP AN ACTION PLAN TO ADDRESS THE PREVENTION OF SEXUAL ASSAULT.
BILL: HR1040
Sponsor: Warren
CELEBRATING THE LAKESIDE LEGACY PROGRAM.
BILL: HB1917
Sponsor: Walker
TO LIMIT THE SALARY AMOUNT OF AN ADMINISTRATOR IN A PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT.
BILL: HB1907
Sponsor: C. Douglas
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING THE ACADEMIC FACILITIES PARTNERSHIP PROGRAM.
BILL: HB1905
Sponsor: C. Douglas
CONCERNING DELAY OF OPENING OR EARLY RELEASE OF SCHOOL.
BILL: HB1898
Sponsor: Baltz
TO REQUIRE STATE-SUPPORTED INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION TO OFFER STATE EMPLOYEES AND THEIR DEPENDENTS A REDUCED TUITION RATE.
BILL: HB1897
Sponsor: Baltz
TO REQUIRE STATE-SUPPORTED INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION TO OFFER TO THEIR STUDENTS A PANIC BUTTON ALERT SYSTEM.
BILL: HB1874
Sponsor: Lundstrum
TO ALLOW CONTRIBUTIONS BY A TAXPAYER TO A TAX-DEFERRED TUITION SAVINGS PROGRAM ESTABLISHED IN ANOTHER STATE TO BE DEDUCTED FROM AN ARKANSAS TAXPAYER'S INCOME TAX.
Thursday, March 2, 2017
BILL: SB427
Sponsor: Hickey
TO AMEND THE POWERS AND AUTHORITY OF THE SECTION 529 PLAN REVIEW COMMITTEE AND THE INDIVIDUAL MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
BILL: SB423
Sponsor: U. Lindsey
TO AMEND PROVISIONS IN THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION.
BILL: SB329
Sponsor: A. Clark
TO RAISE THE PRICE THRESHOLD FOR THE PURCHASE OF COMMODITIES THAT SCHOOL DISTRICTS MUST PROCURE BY SOLICITING BIDS; AND TO PROVIDE FOR ANNUAL ADJUSTMENTS IN THE PURCHASE PRICE THRESHOLD BASED ON INFLATION.
BILL: HB1856
Sponsor: F. Allen
TO ESTABLISH THE ARKANSAS EARLY LITERACY ASSESSMENT PROCUREMENT ACT.
BILL: HB1834
Sponsor: K. Hendren
TO PROHIBIT A PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT OR OPEN-ENROLLMENT PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL FROM INCLUDING IN ITS CURRICULUM OR COURSE MATERIALS FOR A PROGRAM OF STUDY BOOKS OR ANY OTHER MATERIAL AUTHORED BY OR CONCERNING HOWARD ZINN.
BILL: HB1831
Sponsor: Leding
TO ALLOW AN OPEN-ENROLLMENT PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL TO USE A WEIGHTED LOTTERY IN ITS ADMISSIONS PROCESS BASED ON CERTAIN STUDENT CHARACTERISTICS.
BILL: HB1820
Sponsor: C. Douglas
CONCERNING SCHOOL DISTRICT WAIVERS; TO REQUIRE THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION TO GRANT A SCHOOL DISTRICT WAIVER PETITION IF AN OPEN-ENROLLMENT PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL DRAWING STUDENTS FROM THE SCHOOL DISTRICT WAS GRANTED A WAIVER.
BILL: HB1806
Sponsor: Sturch
TO REPEAL A SECTION IN THE ARKANSAS CODE THAT GRANTS FREE TUITION TO STATE-SUPPORTED INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION FOR WORLD WAR I VETERANS.
BILL: HB1805
Sponsor: Sturch
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING POSTSECONDARY COURSES IN UNITED STATES HISTORY, UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT, AND THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION.
BILL: HB1804
Sponsor: Sturch
TO CHANGE THE DATE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF HIGHER EDUCATION REPORTS TO THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL ON POSTSECONDARY STUDENT FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE.
BILL: HB1802
Sponsor: Lundstrum
TO ALLOW CONTRIBUTIONS BY AN ARKANSAS TAXPAYER TO A TAX-DEFERRED TUITION SAVINGS PROGRAM ESTABLISHED BY ANOTHER STATE TO BE DEDUCTED FROM A TAXPAYER'S INCOME TAX.
BILL: HB1791
Sponsor: Tucker
TO ESTABLISH A FOOD PANTRY MATCHING GRANT PROGRAM TO BE ADMINISTERED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF HIGHER EDUCATION.
Wednesday, March 1, 2017
BILL: HB1740
Sponsor: Lowery
CONCERNING THE ENROLLMENT OR RE-ENROLLMENT OF A HOME-SCHOOLED STUDENT IN A PUBLIC SCHOOL.
BILL: HB1738
Sponsor: C. Douglas
CONCERNING ETHICS OF MEMBERS OF A BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF A PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT; AND TO CREATE THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS ETHICS REVIEW BOARD.
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
BILL: HB1729
Sponsor: Cozart
TO AMEND VARIOUS PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING PUBLIC SCHOOL FUNDING AMOUNTS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
Monday, February 27, 2017
BILL: HB1710
Sponsor: S. Meeks
TO REVISE THE CIVICS AND WORLD HISTORY REQUIREMENTS TO GRADUATE FROM HIGH SCHOOL.
BILL: SB337
Sponsor: Hester
TO REPEAL THE ACADEMIC FACILITIES EXTRAORDINARY CIRCUMSTANCES PROGRAM.
BILL: SB308
Sponsor: A. Clark
TO GRANT PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOLS A RIGHT OF ACCESS TO UNUSED OR UNDERUTILIZED PUBLIC SCHOOL FACILITIES.
BILL: SB303
Sponsor: E. Cheatham
TO ESTABLISH ENHANCED TRANSPORTATION FUNDING FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICTS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
BILL: SB278
Sponsor: Files
TO PROVIDE TUITION ASSISTANCE FOR SOLDIERS AND AIRMEN OF THE ARKANSAS NATIONAL GUARD.
BILL: SB178
Sponsor: Files
TO DELAY THE INCLUSION OF A SCORE ON THE WRITING PORTION OF THE ACT ASPIRE ASSESSMENT IN A DETERMINATION OF THE ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE OF A STUDENT, PUBLIC SCHOOL, OR PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT.
BILL: SB27
Sponsor: A. Clark
TO INCREASE THE NUMBER OF TEACHERS IN A CRITICAL TEACHER SHORTAGE AREA; AND TO ESTABLISH THE TEACHER CANDIDATE LOAN FORGIVENESS PROGRAM.
BILL: SB26
Sponsor: A. Clark
TO INCREASE TEACHERS IN HIGH NEEDS SUBJECT AREAS; AND TO PROVIDE SCHOLARSHIPS FOR TEACHERS WHO AGREE TO TEACH IN THE HIGH NEEDS SUBJECT AREAS.
BILL: HB1701
Sponsor: Love
TO ESTABLISH A PILOT PROGRAM TO MAKE GRANTS TO HISTORICALLY BLACK COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES TO PROVIDE EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS TO OFFENDERS WHO ARE RECENTLY RELEASED OR SOON-TO-BE RELEASED FROM INCARCERATION.
BILL: HB1689
Sponsor: Cozart
TO AMEND PROVISIONS CONCERNING PUBLIC SCHOOL FUNDING AND INDEBTEDNESS; TO AMEND FUNDING PROVISIONS CONCERNING PUBLIC EMPLOYEE HEALTH INSURANCE; AND TO AMEND PROVISIONS CONCERNING EDUCATION SERVICE COOPERATIVE FINANCING.
BILL: HB1002
Sponsor: McElroy
TO REGULATE EQUIPMENT REQUIRED FOR SCHOOL BUSES; TO REQUIRE THAT CERTAIN SCHOOL BUSES BE EQUIPPED WITH SEAT BELTS; AND TO ENFORCE THE USE OF SEAT BELTS ON SCHOOL BUSES EQUIPPED WITH SEAT BELTS.
Friday, February 24, 2017
BILL: HR1033
Sponsor: Cavenaugh
HONORING AND REMEMBERING THE INTEGRATION OF HOXIE PUBLIC SCHOOLS IN 1955.
BILL: HB1674
Sponsor: Tucker
TO CREATE A COMMUNITY PUBLIC EDUCATION BOARD.
BILL: HB1673
Sponsor: Tucker
CONCERNING APPLICATIONS FOR OR AMENDMENTS OF PUBLIC CHARTERS UNDER THE ARKANSAS QUALITY CHARTER SCHOOLS ACT OF 2013.
BILL: HB1672
Sponsor: Tucker
CONCERNING ADMISSIONS POLICIES OF CHARTER SCHOOLS; AND TO ALIGN CHARTER SCHOOL ADMISSIONS REQUIREMENTS FOR A STUDENT WHO HAS BEEN EXPELLED FROM ANOTHER SCHOOL DISTRICT WITH ADMISSIONS REQUIREMENTS FOR SCHOOL DISTRICTS.
BILL: HB1671
Sponsor: Tucker
TO GIVE CHARTER SCHOOLS AUTHORITY TO WEIGHT ADMISSION LOTTERIES AT THEIR DISCRETION.
Thursday, February 23, 2017
BILL: HB1666
Sponsor: Sabin
TO REQUIRE INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION TO PROVIDE INFORMATION ON MENTAL HEALTH AND SUICIDE PREVENTION SERVICES TO ENTERING STUDENTS.
Wednesday, February 22, 2017
BILL: HB1650
Sponsor: Barker
TO TRANSFER THE STATE BOARD OF PRIVATE CAREER EDUCATION TO THE DEPARTMENT OF HIGHER EDUCATION; TO AMEND THE POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE STATE BOARD OF PRIVATE CAREER EDUCATION; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
BILL: HB1648
Sponsor: C. Douglas
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING PUBLIC SCHOOL ACCOUNTABILITY.
BILL: HB1646
Sponsor: Cozart
TO AMEND VARIOUS PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING PUBLIC EDUCATION.
BILL: HB1640
Sponsor: F. Allen
TO ALLOW A STUDENT TO CHOOSE IN WHICH GRADE TO TAKE THE ACT UNDER THE VOLUNTARY UNIVERSAL ACT ASSESSMENT PROGRAM.
Tuesday, February 21, 2017
BILL: SB304
Sponsor: J. Hendren
TO ALLOW INDIVIDUALS FROM OUTSIDE THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO SERVE ON THE PUBLIC CHARTER AUTHORIZING PANEL.
BILL: SB288
Sponsor: J. Hendren
TO CREATE THE WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT CENTER AUTHORITY ACT.
BILL: HR1031
Sponsor: Eaves
TO HONOR THE CAREER OF EULOIS GLENN BARTLETT AND TO RECOGNIZE HER MANY CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE STATE OF ARKANSAS.
BILL: HB1632
Sponsor: C. Douglas
TO REQUIRE VERIFICATION OF INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THE PETITION OR NOTICE OF WRITE-IN CANDIDACY OF A CANDIDATE FOR A POSITION ON THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF A PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT.
BILL: HB1627
Sponsor: Sturch
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING PUBLIC SCHOOL STUDENT ATTENDANCE.
BILL: HB1621
Sponsor: Lowery
TO CHANGE THE DATE OF THE ANNUAL SCHOOL ELECTION.
BILL: HB1612
Sponsor: Rushing
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING REQUIRED NOTIFICATIONS TO A PROSECUTING AUTHORITY REGARDING A STUDENT'S UNEXCUSED ABSENCES.
BILL: HB1611
Sponsor: Tucker
CONCERNING THE BASIC LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTION IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS.
BILL: HB1610
Sponsor: Tucker
TO PROVIDE ARKANSAS BETTER CHANCE PROGRAMS LOCATED WITHIN A SCHOOL DISTRICT FUNDING EQUAL TO THE FOUNDATION FUNDING AMOUNT FOR EACH EARLY GRADUATE OF THE PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT.
BILL: HB1608
Sponsor: Della Rosa
CONCERNING THE ACCOUNTABILITY SYSTEM DEVELOPED BY THE STATE OF ARKANSAS UNDER THE EVERY STUDENT SUCCEEDS ACT.
BILL: HB1607
Sponsor: Della Rosa
TO LIMIT THE USE OF AN ENGLISH LEARNER'S SCORE ON A STATE-MANDATED ASSESSMENT FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL AND PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT ACCOUNTABILITY PURPOSES.
BILL: HB1591
Sponsor: Vaught
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING THE PROFESSIONAL LICENSURE STANDARDS BOARD.
Monday, February 20, 2017
BILL: HB1019
Sponsor: Cozart
TO AMEND THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE SCHOOL LEADERSHIP COORDINATING COUNCIL.
Friday, February 17, 2017
BILL: HB1583
Sponsor: Dotson
TO CREATE RECALL ELECTIONS FOR MEMBERS OF SCHOOL DISTRICT BOARDS OF DIRECTORS; AND TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING SCHOOL DISTRICT BOARDS OF DIRECTORS.
BILL: HB1579
Sponsor: Vaught
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING BACKGROUND CHECKS FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL EDUCATORS AND EMPLOYEES.
BILL: HB1576
Sponsor: C. Douglas
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ACADEMIC FACILITIES PARTNERSHIP PROGRAM CONCERNING APPROVED BUT UNFUNDED NEW CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS.
BILL: HB1575
Sponsor: Lowery
TO LIMIT THE AMOUNT OF FUND BALANCES A SCHOOL DISTRICT MAY MAINTAIN.
BILL: HB1574
Sponsor: Lowery
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING HOME SCHOOLS.
Thursday, February 16, 2017
BILL: SB328
Sponsor: A. Clark
TO REQUIRE A PERSON WHO APPLIES FOR A K-6 TEACHING LICENSE OR A SPECIAL EDUCATION K-12 TEACHING LICENSE TO SUCCESSFULLY PASS A STAND-ALONE READING TEST AND A MULTI-SUBJECT TEST AS A CONDITION OF LICENSURE.
BILL: SB309
Sponsor: J. English
TO REPEAL THE PROHIBITION ON COMMUNITY COLLEGES AND TECHNICAL COLLEGES FROM CONSTRUCTING, MAINTAINING, OR OPERATING A DORMITORY OR BARRACKS.
BILL: SB31
Sponsor: Hickey
CONCERNING THE ARKANSAS ACADEMIC CHALLENGE SCHOLARSHIP; AND TO EXPAND ELIGIBILITY AS A TRADITIONAL STUDENT.
BILL: HB1567
Sponsor: Hammer
TO MAKE FOSTER CHILDREN ELIGIBLE FOR A SCHOLARSHIP IN THE SUCCEED SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
Wednesday, February 15, 2017
BILL: HB1552
Sponsor: McNair
TO ALTER THE REQUIREMENTS FOR A LIFETIME TEACHING LICENSE.
Tuesday, February 14, 2017
BILL: HB1543
Sponsor: Hollowell
CONCERNING MERGERS OF TECHNICAL INSTITUTES AND COMMUNITY COLLEGES; TO SPECIFY THE PROCESS FOR A POSSIBLE MERGER OF CROWLEY'S RIDGE TECHNICAL INSTITUTE TO EAST ARKANSAS COMMUNITY COLLEGE; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
BILL: HB1539
Sponsor: Cozart
TO REQUIRE THE PASSAGE OF THE CIVICS PORTION OF THE NATURALIZATION TEST USED BY UNITED STATES CITIZENSHIP AND IMMIGRATION SERVICES BEFORE A STUDENT MAY RECEIVE A HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA OR HIGH SCHOOL EQUIVALENCY DIPLOMA.
BILL: HB1538
Sponsor: Hammer
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING GRADUATE NURSING PRACTICE AND NURSE EDUCATOR STUDENT LOANS AND SCHOLARSHIPS TO INCLUDE DOCTORAL NURSING PROGRAMS TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR FUNDING.
BILL: HB1533
Sponsor: D. Douglas
TO ALLOW A SCHOOL DISTRICT TO PURCHASE A MOTOR VEHICLE FROM A MOTOR VEHICLE DEALER IN CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.
BILL: HB1474
Sponsor: Lowery
CONCERNING THE PARTICIPATION OF HOME-SCHOOLED STUDENTS IN INTERSCHOLASTIC ACTIVITIES.
Monday, February 13, 2017
BILL: HB1208
Sponsor: Lowery
TO ALLOW A STUDENT WHO ATTENDS A PRIVATE SCHOOL OR A HOME SCHOOL TO ENROLL IN AN ACADEMIC COURSE WITHIN THE PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT.
BILL: HB1523
Sponsor: Sturch
CONCERNING THE TRAINING OF MEMBERS OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF A PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT.
BILL: HB1518
Sponsor: Sturch
TO REQUIRE THE ARKANSAS HIGHER EDUCATION COORDINATING BOARD TO DEVELOP AN ACTION PLAN TO ADDRESS THE PREVENTION OF SEXUAL ASSAULT.
BILL: HB1517
Sponsor: A. Mayberry
CONCERNING SCHOOL NURSING AND TO MODIFY THE REQUIREMENTS FOR A SCHOOL NURSE.
BILL: HB1516
Sponsor: A. Mayberry
CONCERNING SCHOOL NURSING; TO ESTABLISH SCHOOL NURSE-TO-STUDENT RATIOS; AND TO REQUIRE AN ANNUAL SCHOOL NURSE SURVEY.
Friday, February 10, 2017
BILL: HB1510
Sponsor: Gonzales
TO CREATE THE DEMOGRAPHIC PREFERENCE DISCLOSURE ACT.
BILL: HB1509
Sponsor: Leding
TO CREATE THE SUDDEN CARDIAC ARREST PREVENTION ACT.
Thursday, February 9, 2017
BILL: SB281
Sponsor: B. Johnson
TO MAKE A TECHNICAL CORRECTION CONCERNING SCHOOL DISTRICT COORDINATORS.
TO ESTABLISH THAT EMERGENCY OR SECURITY RECORDS OR OTHER INFORMATION FOR A PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT, PUBLIC SCHOOL, OR STATE-SUPPORTED INSTITUTION OF HIGHER EDUCATION IS EXEMPT FROM THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT OF 1967.
BILL: HB1481
Sponsor: Lowery
TO ALLOW HOME-SCHOOLED STUDENTS TO PARTICIPATE IN INTERSCHOLASTIC ACTIVITIES AT PRIVATE SCHOOLS.
Wednesday, February 8, 2017
BILL: HB1474
Sponsor: Lowery
CONCERNING THE PARTICIPATION OF HOME-SCHOOLED STUDENTS IN INTERSCHOLASTIC ACTIVITIES.
BILL: HB1473
Sponsor: Love
TO ALLOW A TAX DEDUCTION FOR CONTRIBUTIONS TO A TUITION SAVINGS ACCOUNT IN THE ARKANSAS TAX-DEFERRED TUITION SAVINGS PROGRAM TO BE CARRIED FORWARD TO SUCCEEDING TAX YEARS.
Tuesday, February 7, 2017
BILL: HB1461
Sponsor: Wing
TO EXPAND THE NUMBER OF PRIVATE SCHOOLS ELIGIBLE TO PARTICIPATE IN THE SUCCEED SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
BILL: HB1459
Sponsor: C. Douglas
TO PROVIDE FLEXIBILITY IN THE AWARDING OF COURSE CREDITS; AND TO ALLOW A PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT TO DEVELOP AND IMPLEMENT A PLAN THAT ENABLES A STUDENT TO EARN COURSE CREDITS BY DEMONSTRATING SUBJECT MATTER COMPETENCY.
BILL: HB1458
Sponsor: C. Douglas
TO REQUIRE A STUDENT TO PARTICIPATE IN VISUAL ARTS OR PERFORMING ARTS IN EITHER GRADE SEVEN OR GRADE EIGHT.
BILL: HB1457
Sponsor: C. Douglas
TO ALLOW A PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT AND AN OPEN-ENROLLMENT PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL TO DEVELOP A PLAN FOR THE USE OF AN ALTERNATIVE METHOD OF INSTRUCTION TO BE USED ON DAYS WHEN SCHOOL IS CANCELLED.
BILL: HB1456
Sponsor: C. Douglas
TO ALLOW A SCHOOL DISTRICT TO WAIVE PHYSICAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS FOR A STUDENT WHO PROVIDES PROOF OF PHYSICAL ACTIVITY; AND TO EXEMPT A STUDENT WITH A PHYSICAL EDUCATION WAIVER FROM PHYSICAL EDUCATION GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS.
Monday, February 6, 2017
BILL: HB1442
Sponsor: Davis
TO CREATE THE PERSONAL FINANCE AND JOB READINESS ACT.
Thursday, February 2, 2017
BILL: HB1435
Sponsor: Tucker
TO REQUIRE PUBLIC SCHOOLS AND OPEN-ENROLLMENT CHARTER SCHOOLS TO POST THE CHILD ABUSE HOTLINE TELEPHONE NUMBER.
Wednesday, February 1, 2017
BILL: HCR1008
Sponsor: Eubanks
CONGRATULATING THE PARIS HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL TEAM FOR AN OUTSTANDING RECORD.
BILL: HB1426
Sponsor: Della Rosa
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS FUTURE GRANT PROGRAM; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
BILL: HB1425
Sponsor: Vaught
CONCERNING THE LICENSURE OF TEACHERS AND ADMINISTRATORS AND LICENSURE EXCEPTIONS; TO AUTHORIZE A TIERED LICENSURE SYSTEM; AND TO ALLOW DISTRICTS TO BASE COMPENSATION ON LICENSURE LEVELS.
BILL: HB1424
Sponsor: Vaught
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING THE TEACHER EXCELLENCE AND SUPPORT SYSTEM; AND TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING ADMINISTRATOR EVALUATION.
Tuesday, January 31, 2017
BILL: HR1015
Sponsor: Sullivan
TO CONGRATULATE THE ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY RED WOLVES FOOTBALL TEAM FOR WINNING THE SUN BELT CONFERENCE CHAMPIONSHIP AND THE AUTONATION CURE BOWL.
BILL: HB1408
Sponsor: C. Douglas
CONCERNING WHO MAY SERVE AS A PROCTOR OF A TEST OR ASSESSMENT ADMINISTERED UNDER THE ARKANSAS COMPREHENSIVE TESTING, ASSESSMENT, AND ACCOUNTABILITY PROGRAM ACT.
BILL: HB1407
Sponsor: C. Douglas
TO ALLOW A PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT TO SUBMIT BY ELECTRONIC MEANS ANY SIGNATURES REQUIRED FOR REPORTING PURPOSES.
BILL: HB1406
Sponsor: C. Douglas
TO REPEAL THE LEAD AGENCY FOR THE ARKANSAS VICTIM ASSISTANCE ACADEMY.
Thursday, January 26, 2017
BILL: SB135
Sponsor: J. English
ACT TO REMOVE OBSOLETE REFERENCES TO "ARKANSAS WORKS" IN TITLE 6 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE.
BILL: SB23
Sponsor: B. Johnson
TO CHANGE THE QUALIFICATIONS FOR SPECIAL NEEDS ISOLATED FUNDING FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICTS.
Wednesday, January 25, 2017
BILL: HB1308
Sponsor: Cozart
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING THE BUILDING BETTER FUTURES PROGRAM AND THE BUILDING BETTER FUTURES HIGH SCHOOL PROGRAM.
BILL: HB1303
Sponsor: C. Douglas
TO AMEND PROVISIONS IN THE ARKANSAS CODE REGARDING THE TEACHER OPPORTUNITY PROGRAM; AND TO PRIORITIZE THE AWARDING OF FUNDS TO TEACHERS FOR ADDITIONAL EDUCATION IN CERTAIN FIELDS.
Tuesday, January 24, 2017
BILL: HB1266
Sponsor: Richey
TO ALLOW A SCHOOL BOARD MEMBER OR A SPOUSE OF A SCHOOL BOARD MEMBER TO BE A VOLUNTEER OR A REGISTERED VOLUNTEER UPON APPROVAL OF THE SCHOOL BOARD; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
Thursday, January 19, 2017
TO AMEND THE PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING GOVERNING BOARDS OF TECHNICAL COLLEGES; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
BILL: HB1222
Sponsor: Dotson
TO CREATE A FOUR-YEAR PILOT PROGRAM FOR THE AWARDING OF EDUCATION SAVINGS ACCOUNTS; TO ESTABLISH THE ARKANSAS PARENTAL EMPOWERMENT FOR EDUCATION CHOICE ACT OF 2017.
BILL: HB1209
Sponsor: Lowery
TO ADOPT A PRODUCTIVITY-BASED FUNDING MODEL FOR STATE-SUPPORTED INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION.
BILL: HB1208
Sponsor: Lowery
TO ALLOW A STUDENT WHO ATTENDS A PRIVATE SCHOOL OR A HOME SCHOOL TO ENROLL IN AN ACADEMIC COURSE WITHIN THE PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT.
Wednesday, January 11, 2017
BILL: HB1155
Sponsor: Cozart
TO AMEND THE MINIMUM TEACHER COMPENSATION SCHEDULE.
BILL: HB1154
Sponsor: Cozart
TO REQUIRE THAT ANY INCREASES IN PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT FUNDING EACH SCHOOL YEAR BE USED FOR PROFESSIONAL LEARNING COMMUNITIES.
Monday, January 9, 2017
BILL: HB1056
Sponsor: Lowery
TO ALLOW THE SUPERINTENDENT OF A STUDENT'S RESIDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT TO WAIVE THE REQUIREMENT THAT THE STUDENT ATTEND PUBLIC SCHOOL FOR ONE (1) ACADEMIC YEAR TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR A SUCCEED SCHOLARSHIP.
BILL: HB1044
Sponsor: F. Allen
TO ALLOW A STUDENT TO CHOOSE WHICH GRADE IN WHICH TO TAKE THE COLLEGE AND CAREER READINESS ASSESSMENT.
BILL: HB1043
Sponsor: Brown
TO MODIFY THE IMMUNIZATION AND VACCINE REQUIREMENTS FOR STUDENTS IN ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION; AND TO REMOVE IMMUNIZATION EXEMPTIONS FOR RELIGIOUS AND PHILOSOPHICAL BELIEFS.
BILL: HB1042
Sponsor: B. Smith
TO PROHIBIT SANCTUARY POLICIES AT STATE-SUPPORTED INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION.
BILL: HB1036
Sponsor: K. Hendren
TO PROHIBIT THE USE BY A STUDENT OF A PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE IN A PUBLIC SCHOOL; AND TO ESTABLISH A SECURE, DESIGNATED AREA WITHIN A SCHOOL WHERE A STUDENT WILL DEPOSIT HIS OR HER PERSONAL ELECTRONIC DEVICE DURING THE SCHOOL DAY.
BILL: HB1030
Sponsor: Bentley
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS RURAL MEDICAL PRACTICE STUDENT LOAN AND SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM AND THE COMMUNITY MATCH RURAL PHYSICIAN RECRUITMENT PROGRAM TO IMPROVE AND INCREASE ACCESS TO HEALTH CARE IN MEDICALLY UNDERSERVED COMMUNITIES.
BILL: HB1029
Sponsor: Lowery
TO EXCLUDE PRINCIPALS, ASSISTANT PRINCIPALS, AND CENTRAL OFFICE EMPLOYEES WITH A MULTIYEAR EMPLOYMENT CONTRACT FROM THE DEFINITION OF "TEACHER" UNDER THE TEACHER FAIR DISMISSAL ACT OF 1983.
BILL: HB1027
Sponsor: Eubanks
TO PROHIBIT A SCHOOL DISTRICT FROM USING PUBLIC FUNDS TO PAY A TEACHER'S OR CLASSIFIED EMPLOYEE'S MEMBERSHIP DUES IN A PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATION.
BILL: HB1020
Sponsor: Love
TO CREATE THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY PROMISE LOTTERY SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM; TO PROVIDE FUNDS TO EVERY CHILD BORN IN ARKANSAS TO BE USED FOR COLLEGE TUITION.
BILL: HB1019
Sponsor: Cozart
TO AMEND THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE SCHOOL LEADERSHIP COORDINATING COUNCIL.
BILL: HB1017
Sponsor: Cozart
TO ALLOW THE TEACHER FAIR DISMISSAL ACT OF 1983 TO BE WAIVED IF A PUBLIC SCHOOL OR PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT IS UNDER STATE AUTHORITY AFTER BEING CLASSIFIED AS BEING IN DISTRESS.
BILL: HB1002
Sponsor: McElroy
TO REGULATE EQUIPMENT REQUIRED FOR SCHOOL BUSES; TO REQUIRE THAT CERTAIN SCHOOL BUSES BE EQUIPPED WITH SEAT BELTS; AND TO ENFORCE THE USE OF SEAT BELTS ON SCHOOL BUSES EQUIPPED WITH SEAT BELTS.