House Committee on Education
May 4, 2021
9:00 a.m.
Room 1


  BLUE = already considered.   RED = currently being considered.   BLACK = not yet considered.
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 HCR49GAROFALOSCHOOLS - Requests that the State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education collect, analyze, and report data relative to certain high and low performing schools
 HB130ROBBY CARTERMTR VEHICLE/BUSES-SCHOOL - Provides relative to occupant restraint systems on school buses (RE1 INCREASE LF EX See Note)
 HB280EDMONDSSCHOOLS/CHOICE - Provides relative to program administration and school eligibility for Student Scholarships for Educational Excellence Program (EN SEE FISC NOTE GF EX See Note)
 HB304LYONSEARLY CHILDHOOD - Provides for coordinating data in order to evaluate the early childhood care and education network, prioritizing the provision of related services and funds, and creating a program to provide instructional materials for home use (EN NO IMPACT See Note)
 HB312FREIBERGTEACHERS/CERTIFICATION - Provides relative to criminal history review with respect to teacher certification (RE INCREASE See Note)
 HB494MINCEYSCHOOLS/CHOICE - Provides relative to public school choice (OR SEE FISC NOTE See Note)
 HB542AMEDEEAMUSEMENTS/SPORTS - Provides for the Fairness in Women's Sports Act relative to a school's ability to offer opportunities to each student to participate in team sporting events on an equal basis


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