Senate Committee on Education
June 11, 2009
Upon Adjournment
John J. Hainkel, Jr. Room


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 HCR33LEGERSCHOOLS/CHARTER - Requests BESE to study charter school use of city, parish, and other local public school system-owned facilities
 HCR45WILLMOTTCURRICULA - Requests certain nonpublic schools to provide instruction relative to the Safe Haven Law
 HCR46WILLMOTTATHLETICS - Requests the governing authority of each public and state-approved nonpublic high school to collect statistical data relative to all injuries and to incorporate certain exercises into athletic training programs as necessary
 HCR177STIAESSCHOOLS - Requests public school boards and superintendents to dedicate federal stimulus dollars to low performing schools
 HCR180RICHARDSTUDENT/TUITION - Requests the Board of Regents to conduct a study of tuition charges at Louisiana's public postsecondary education institutions, particularly the feasibility of tuition for full-time students based on credit hours
 HCR192CARMODYMTR VEHICLE/BUSES-SCHOOL - Requests BESE to study all issues relative to advertising on school buses
 HB179STIAESSTUDENT/ASSESSMENT - Provides relative to requirements for pupil progression
 HB193CHANEYSCHOOLS/FOOD PROGRAMS - Provides relative to school nutrition programs
 HB246MCVEABONDS - Relative to the issuance of bonds, provides an increase in the debt limit of certain school boards for specified purposes
 HB308LEBASSTUDENTS - Provides for participation in a dual enrollment program at postsecondary education institutions by certain high school students enrolled in BESE-approved nonpublic schools or BESE-approved home study programs (RE +$1,600,000 GF EX See Note)
 HB319WILLMOTTCURRICULA - Provides relative to instruction to certain students in public secondary schools concerning the state's safe haven relinquishments law
 HB400P.WILLIAMSCURRICULA - Provides relative to required physical activity for students (EN SEE FISC NOTE LF EX See Note)
 HB531HENRYSTUDENT/HOME STUDY - Provides eligibility for certain home study students to participate in public school interscholastic extracurricular activities (RE1 SEE FISC NOTE LF EX)
 HB535P.WILLIAMSHEALTH CARE - Establishes a statewide council within the Health Works Commission overseeing the coordination of resources involving medical simulation training centers (EG1 NO IMPACT GF EX See Note)
 HB546PERRYPUBLIC LANDS/SCHOOLS - Authorizes the Vermilion Parish School Board to sell certain 16th section land with the proceeds to be placed in the Daniel R. Dartez Educational Public Trust Fund (EN +$7,800 LF RV See Note)
 HB568HUTTERCOLLEGES/UNIVERSITIES - Provides for a comprehensive system of articulation and transfer of credits between and among public secondary and postsecondary education institutions
 HB590BARROWSCHOOLS/ENROLLMENT - Provides for the enrollment and placement of foster children in schools and for the enrollment and placement of children of military families in schools pursuant to the Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children (EG INCREASE EX See Note)
 HB731DOWNSSTUDENT/SCH ATTENDANCE - Provides relative to the habitual absence and tardiness of students, including penalties for violations by parents and legal guardians/custodians of such students
 HB741BADONSCHOOLS/EMPLOYEES - Provides relative to the hiring of employees by local public school boards and the disclosure of information of certain instances of sexual misconduct, abuse, and neglect relative thereto
 HB767P.WILLIAMSSCHOOLS/HIGH SCHOOL - Provides relative to beverages offered for sale to students in public high schools
 HB780NOWLINHEALTH CARE/FACILITIES - Provides with respect to the purchase of immovable property relative to the development of a replacement for the Medical Center of Louisiana at New Orleans (EG SEE FISC NOTE GF EX See Note)
 HB794TUCKERCOLLEGES/UNIVERSITIES - Provides for a commission to review all aspects of postsecondary education in the state and report to the legislature (RE +$450,000 GF EX See Note)