Senate Committee on Education
June 1, 2017
Upon Adjournment of Judiciary A
John J. Hainkel, Jr. Room

Adjourned
 
* Agenda Revised May 31, 2017, 6:27 pm *
Revision Notes: ADDED SCR 117

 


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CALL TO ORDER

ROLL CALL

APPROVAL OF MINUTES
 May 25, 2017

LEGISLATION TO BE CONSIDERED
 SR147WALSWORTHPUBLIC MEETINGS - Requests that legislation allowing school boards and local governing authorities be authorized to go into executive session when discussing economic development projects be included in the call for any special legislative session in 2017.
 SCR117WALSWORTHHISTORIC PRESERVATION - Creates the Louisiana Historical Archives Task Force.
 HB117FOILTOPS - Raises the minimum grade point average required for initial eligibility for a Taylor Opportunity Program for Students (TOPS) Opportunity Award (EG DECREASE GF EX See Note)
 HB150DUSTIN MILLERLIBRARIES - Provides relative to the name of the South St. Landry Community Library District
 HB243HALLSCHOOLS/BUS DRIVERS - Changes "school bus driver" to "school bus operator" in Title 17
 HB269LANCE HARRISCOLLEGES/UNIVERSITIES - Provides for free expression on college campuses
 HB505JACKSONPUBLIC BUILDINGS/GROUNDS - Names a building at Lincoln Elementary School in Monroe in honor of Roy Neal Shelling, Sr.
 HB517GARY CARTEREDUCATION - Requires the state superintendent of education to report specified information annually pertaining to each public school, including charter schools
 HB568N.LANDRYSTUDENTS - Provides relative to the collection and sharing of certain student information
 HB616THOMASSTUDENT/ASSESSMENT - Provides relative to time requirements and responsibilities of public school governing authorities with regard to student assessments
 HB660GARY CARTERSCHOOLS/TRANSPORTATION - Requires identification lettering on all school buses used to transport students to public schools in Orleans Parish
 HB688PIERRECOLLEGES/ADMISSIONS - Prohibits a public postsecondary education institution from inquiring about a prospective student's criminal history, except for history pertaining to specified offenses, prior to his acceptance for admission (EN SEE FISC NOTE GF EX See Note)

CONSIDERATION OF ANY OTHER MATTERS THAT MAY COME BEFORE THE COMMITTEE
 Presentation pursuant to R.S. 47:6103(B), Louisiana Department of Education requesting approval of proposed rule change to the School Readiness Tax Credits.

ADJOURNMENT