EDUCATION COMMITTEE - SENATE


Referred Bills


Bill No.
Bill Subtitle
Sponsor
Status
Monday, March 8, 2021
REFERRED ITEMS
BILL: SB33
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING THE INTERSTATE COMPACT ON EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITY FOR MILITARY CHILDREN.
BILL: SB120
CONCERNING RULEMAKING AUTHORITY UNDER THE SCHOOL COUNSELING IMPROVEMENT ACT OF 2019.
BILL: SB139
TO ALLOW A STUDENT APPLYING FOR THE ARKANSAS GOVERNOR'S SCHOLARS PROGRAM OR THE CRITICAL NEEDS MINORITY TEACHER SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM TO USE HIS OR HER ACT SUPERSCORE.
BILL: SB89
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING THE SUCCEED SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM.
BILL: SB25
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE LIMITATION ON SCHOOL CHOICE TRANSFERS UNDER THE PUBLIC SCHOOL CHOICE ACT OF 2015.
BILL: SB160
TO REQUIRE HOLOCAUST EDUCATION BE TAUGHT IN ALL PUBLIC SCHOOLS.
BILL: SB235
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING TECHNICAL AND VOCATIONAL EDUCATION; AND TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING ALTERNATE RETIREMENT PLANS.
BILL: SB251
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING SCHOOL DISTRICT WAIVERS; AND TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL CHARTERS, ENROLLMENT, AUTHORIZATION, AND FACILITY FUNDING.
BILL: HB1172
TO REQUIRE CERTAIN NOTIFICATION PROCEDURES BY THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION UPON THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION'S REVIEW OF WAIVERS GRANTED TO PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICTS.
BILL: SB250
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF TITLE 19 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING MOTOR VEHICLE RESTRICTIONS FOR STATE-SUPPORTED INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
BILL: HB1389
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS FORESTERS FOR THE FUTURE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM ACT OF 2021.
BILL: HB1445
TO AMEND THE APPOINTMENT REQUIREMENTS CONCERNING A BOARD OF VISITORS FOR A TECHNICAL COLLEGE.
BILL: HB1462
TO ALLOW A STATE-SUPPORTED TWO-YEAR OR FOUR-YEAR INSTITUTION OF HIGHER EDUCATION TO DESIGNATE FROM AMONGST CURRENT STAFF MEMBERS OF THE INSTITUTION OF HIGHER EDUCATION A HOMELESS AND FOSTER STUDENT LIAISON.
BILL: SB457
TO EXPAND ELIGIBILITY FOR THE ARKANSAS ACADEMIC CHALLENGE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM - PART 2 TO INCLUDE A STUDENT WHO IS ACCEPTED INTO AN APPROVED COMPREHENSIVE TRANSITION AND POSTSECONDARY PROGRAM.
BILL: SB462
TO AMEND THE LAW WITH RESPECT TO AWARDS GRANTED UNDER THE ARKANSAS ACADEMIC CHALLENGE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM - PART 2.
BILL: HB1433
TO AMEND VARIOUS PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING ENHANCED TRANSPORTATION FUNDING AMOUNTS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
BILL: HB1464
TO ADD TO THE ARKANSAS CODE A PROVISION AFFORDING AN OPPORTUNITY TO CHALLENGE INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS AND ASSOCIATED EVENTS AND ACTIVITIES.
BILL: HB1472
CONCERNING THE ARKANSAS SCHOOL FOR MATHEMATICS, SCIENCES, AND THE ARTS; TO AMEND THE COMPOSITION OF THE EX OFFICIO MEMBERS SERVING ON THE BOARD OF VISITORS; AND TO AMEND ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR INSTRUCTORS.
BILL: HB1496
TO SPECIFY TERMS REGARDING TERMINATION AND BUYOUT AGREEMENTS THAT A CONTRACT FOR EMPLOYMENT FOR A PRESIDENT AND CHANCELLOR OF A STATE-SUPPORTED INSTITUTION OF HIGHER EDUCATION SHALL INCLUDE.
BILL: HB1021
TO CREATE THE FIRST-YEAR MEDICAL STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM ACT.
BILL: SB191
TO CHANGE THE NAME OF THE FORUM ACT; TO AMEND THE RESTRICTIONS AN INSTITUTION OF HIGHER EDUCATION MAY IMPOSE ON FREE EXPRESSION; AND TO AMEND THE AREAS THAT CONSTITUTE A PUBLIC FORUM FOR STUDENTS AND TEACHERS.
REFERRED ITEMS PENDING FISCAL IMPACT
BILL: SB140
TO REQUIRE SCHOOL DISTRICT BOARDS OF DIRECTORS TO INCLUDE IN STUDENT DISCIPLINE POLICIES THE REQUIREMENT THAT SCHOOLS CONDUCT AN ASSESSMENT OF A STUDENT'S ADVERSE CHILDHOOD EXPERIENCES BEFORE DISCIPLINING A STUDENT.
BILL: SB142
CONCERNING FUNDING BASED ON THE AVERAGE DAILY MEMBERSHIP OF A SCHOOL DISTRICT OR OPEN-ENROLLMENT PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
BILL: SB389
TO REQUIRE A PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT TO PROVIDE TO PARENTS AND LEGAL GUARDIANS PRIOR WRITTEN NOTIFICATION OF AND AN OPPORTUNITY TO INSPECT MATERIALS RELATED TO SEX EDUCATION, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, AND GENDER IDENTITY.
BILL: SB394
TO AMEND VARIOUS PROVISIONS OF THE 2015 SCHOOL SAFETY ACT; AND TO ESTABLISH THE ARKANSAS CENTER FOR SCHOOL SAFETY OF THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE INSTITUTE ADVISORY BOARD.
BILL: SB407
TO REQUIRE A SCHOOL DISTRICT BOARD OF DIRECTORS AND LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY TO ADOPT A MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING GOVERNING SCHOOL RESOURCE OFFICERS; AND TO REQUIRE SCHOOL RESOURCE OFFICERS COMPLETE SPECIALIZED TRAINING.
BILL: SB451
TO AMEND THE REQUIREMENTS REGARDING VISUAL ART, MUSIC, AND PERFORMING ARTS REQUIREMENTS FOR STUDENTS IN GRADES FIVE (5) AND SIX (6) ENROLLED IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS THAT ARE NOT CONFIGURED AS ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS.
BILL: SB472
TO AMEND THE TERM OF OFFICE OF A MEMBER OF A SCHOOL DISTRICT BOARD OF DIRECTORS; AND TO AMEND THE DATE ON WHICH AN ELECTION OF A SCHOOL DISTRICT BOARD OF DIRECTORS SHALL BE HELD.