EDUCATION COMMITTEE- HOUSE


Referred Bills


Bill No.
Bill Subtitle
Sponsor
Status
Tuesday, March 9, 2021
REFERRED ITEMS
BILL: HB1171
TO DEEM A TRANSFERRING STUDENT UNDER THE ARKANSAS OPPORTUNITY PUBLIC SCHOOL CHOICE ACT AS IMMEDIATELY ELIGIBLE TO PARTICIPATE IN INTERSCHOLASTIC ACTIVITIES IF THE STUDENT MEETS REQUIRED ACADEMIC AND PHYSICAL STANDARDS.
BILL: HB1173
TO AMEND THE REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS FOR A PERSON APPOINTED AS THE SECRETARY OF THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AND THE COMMISSIONER OF ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION.
BILL: HB1237
TO AMEND THE SCHOOL START DATE; TO ALLOW PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT BOARDS OF DIRECTORS TO ELECT TO IMPLEMENT AN ALTERNATE SCHOOL CALENDAR; AND TO AMEND THE DEFINITION OF A SCHOOL DAY.
BILL: HB1257
TO REQUIRE A PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT TO EMPLOY AN INDIVIDUAL WHO HAS COMPLETED OR WILL COMPLETE THE CERTIFIED FACILITIES DIRECTOR CERTIFICATION PROGRAM.
BILL: HB1371
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS CHILD ACADEMIC OPPORTUNITY SCHOLARSHIP AND GRANT ACT.
BILL: SB107
TO CREATE THE COMPUTER SCIENCE EDUCATION ADVANCEMENT ACT OF 2021.
BILL: SB147
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING THE ARKANSAS OPPORTUNITY PUBLIC SCHOOL CHOICE ACT; AND TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING THE PUBLIC SCHOOL CHOICE ACT OF 2015.
TO DEEM A PRIVATE, NONPROFIT TWO-YEAR OR FOUR-YEAR INSTITUTION OF HIGHER EDUCATION AN APPROVED INSTITUTION OF HIGHER EDUCATION UNDER THE ARKANSAS FUTURE GRANT PROGRAM.
BILL: SB61
TO AMEND VARIOUS PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING THE COLLEGE AND CAREER COACHES PROGRAM.
BILL: SB62
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING THE RIGHT TO READ ACT.
BILL: SB64
TO AMEND VARIOUS PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING PUBLIC EDUCATION.
BILL: SB159
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES FOR PRIVATE COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES; AND TO ALLOW PRIVATE SCHOOLS TO ESTABLISH AND APPOINT AN INSTITUTIONAL LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER.
BILL: SB249
TO REQUIRE EARTHQUAKE SAFETY DRILLS IN CERTAIN AREAS; AND TO TRANSFER THE REQUIREMENT TO CONDUCT TORNADO SAFETY DRILLS FROM THE DIRECTOR OF THE DIVISION OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT TO THE DIVISION OF ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION.
BILL: SB264
RENAMING THE CORRECTIONAL SCHOOL SYSTEM OPERATED BY THE DIVISION OF CORRECTION THE "ARKANSAS CORRECTIONAL SCHOOL DISTRICT".
BILL: SB265
TO REORGANIZE THE RIVERSIDE VOCATIONAL AND TECHNICAL SCHOOL INTO THE CORRECTIONS SCHOOL SYSTEM.
REFERRED ITEMS PENDING FISCAL IMPACT
BILL: HB1446
TO MAKE CHILDREN OF MEMBERS OF THE UNIFORMED SERVICES ELIGIBLE TO RECEIVE A SCHOLARSHIP UNDER THE SUCCEED SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM.
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BILL: HB1451
TO ALLOW A PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT TO ADOPT AN APPROVED BILINGUAL PROGRAM OR DUAL-IMMERSION PROGRAM.
BILL: HB1452
TO EXPAND THE LIST OF APPROVED PURPOSES FOR WHICH ENHANCED STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT FUNDING MAY BE EXPENDED; AND TO REPEAL THE EXPIRATION OF APPROVED PROGRAMS FOR WHICH ENHANCED STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT FUNDING MAY BE EXPENDED.
BILL: HB1510
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: HB1540
TO AMEND TIMING REQUIREMENTS CONCERNING THE ELECTION OF SCHOOL BOARD MEMBERS IN SCHOOL DISTRICTS THAT HAVE TEN PERCENT OR GREATER MINORITY POPULATION; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
BILL: HB1541
TO AMEND THE CONDITIONS UNDER WHICH A LOCAL CONTRIBUTION RATE FOR A PUBLIC SCHOOL EMPLOYEE'S HEALTH INSURANCE SHALL INCREASE.
BILL: HB1591
ALLOWING A SCHOOL DISTRICT SUPERINTENDENT TO INFORM A SCHOOL RESOURCE OFFICER OF THE SUSPENSION OF A TEACHER OR A RECOMMENDATION FOR THE TERMINATION OF A TEACHER.
BILL: HB1592
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS STUDENT PROTECTION ACT.
BILL: HB1594
TO AMEND THE LAWS CONCERNING TEACHING LICENSES.
BILL: HB1610
CONCERNING THE USE OF STUDENT RESTRAINTS IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS OR EDUCATIONAL SETTINGS.
BILL: HB1611
TO ALLOW PUBLIC SCHOOLS AND OPEN-ENROLLMENT PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOLS TO USE FUNDING TO PROVIDE FEMININE HYGIENE PRODUCTS AT NO CHARGE IN EACH PUBLIC SCHOOL AND OPEN-ENROLLMENT PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL.
BILL: HB1613
TO AMEND THE FIRST DAY OF THE SCHOOL YEAR FOR STUDENT ATTENDANCE IN PUBLIC ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOLS.
BILL: HB1614
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE CODE CONCERNING STATE FOUNDATION FUNDING AID; TO CREATE THE TEACHER SALARY EQUALIZATION FUND; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.