Senate Committee on Education
May 25, 2017
Upon Adjournment
John J. Hainkel, Jr. Room

Adjourned
 
* Agenda Revised May 24, 2017, 6:00 pm *
Revision Notes: REMOVED: SCR 110 ADDED: SCR 111, HB 541, and HB 556

 



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CALL TO ORDER

ROLL CALL

APPROVAL OF MINUTES
 May 18, 2017

LEGISLATION TO BE CONSIDERED
 SCR111MIZELLSCHOOLS - Requests school governing authorities to distribute information regarding the public health risks associated with pornography and to encourage parents to install Internet filters on home computers.
 SB158MILKOVICHSTUDENTS - Provides relative to bullying. (gov sig) (EG NO IMPACT See Note)
 HB79FOILSTUDENT/DISCIPLINE - Prohibits corporal punishment for certain students with exceptionalities
 HB113BROADWATERSTUDENT/TUITION - Extends, with limitations, the authority of public postsecondary education management boards to establish and increase student fees (EN INCREASE SG RV See Note)
 HB130DEVILLIERSTUDENTS - Provides that economically disadvantaged students shall be included as a factor for purposes of teacher evaluations and requirements for enrollment of at-risk students in charter schools
 HB133EDMONDSHIGHER EDUCATION - Requires each public postsecondary education management board to develop a centralization plan and a cooperative unification plan and submit them to the legislature (EN SEE FISC NOTE GF EX See Note)
 HB178SIMONSCHOOLS/PROPRIETARY - Provides that certain educator provider programs are not proprietary schools and thus not subject to licensing by the Board of Regents
 HB242EMERSONSCHOOLS/CHARTER - Requires the State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education and local public school boards to send certain information relative to independent evaluations of charter proposals to charter applicants
 HB412LEBASSCHOOLS - Authorizes the possession and application of sunscreen at public schools
 HB505JACKSONPUBLIC BUILDINGS/GROUNDS - Names a building at Lincoln Elementary School in Monroe in honor of Roy Neal Shelling, Sr.
 HB531HOFFMANNHEALTH/SMOKING - Prohibits the use of tobacco products on school property
 HB541STEVE CARTERSTUDENTS - Provides relative to early graduation from high school including incentives for students and savings used for certain other educational purposes (RE +$5,664,314 GF EX See Note)
 HB556PEARSONSCHOOLS/EMPLOYEES - Provides relative to sick leave granted to school bus operators, teachers, and other public school employees in certain instances (EN SEE FISC NOTE LF EX See Note)
 HB557SEABAUGHCHILDREN/CARE - Provides for criminal background checks relative to early learning centers, school employees, registered family child care providers and in-home providers (EN INCREASE SG EX See Note)

CONSIDERATION OF ANY OTHER MATTERS THAT MAY COME BEFORE THE COMMITTEE