House Committee on Education
May 10, 2022
9:00 a.m.
Room 1


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 HCR1IVEYVACCINES/VACCINATION - Suspends provisions of law authorizing the exclusion of unimmunized persons from in-person attendance at schools and day care centers under certain circumstances
 HB183HUGHESHIGHER EDUCATION - Provides relative to withholding of student transcripts for financial reasons (EG DECREASE SG RV See Note)
 HB380MUSCARELLOSCHOOLS/TRANSPORTATION - Provides relative to school buses
 HB413FONTENOTVACCINES/VACCINATION - Requires communication issued to students or parents about a COVID-19 vaccine requirement or certain other vaccine requirements to include information about the authorized exemption from these requirements
 HB427AMEDEEVACCINES/VACCINATION - Prohibits the administration of vaccines to minors on school property and at school-sponsored events unless certain conditions are met (RE1 NO IMPACT See Note)
 HB428AMEDEEEDUCATION - Prohibits the State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education and the state Department of Education from recommending any vaccine or medical procedure
 HB440PHELPSCURRICULA - Provides relative to eating disorder instruction in schools (EN NO IMPACT See Note)
 HB531AMEDEEVACCINES/VACCINATION - Provides for civil remedies for a student who is denied entry into school because of immunization requirements (RE NO IMPACT See Note)
 HB536COXHIGHER EDUCATION - Lowers the minimum age for initial qualification for an M.J. Foster Promise Award from 21 to 18 (EG NO IMPACT GF EX See Note)
 HB782PHELPSSCHOOLS/ADMINISTRATORS - Provides relative to the appointment of school principals
 HB792PHELPSSTUDENTS - Provides relative to literacy instruction and reading support services for certain students in grades six through 12 (RE1 SEE FISC NOTE LF EX See Note)
 HB808HODGESEDUCATION - Expands the Parents' Bill of Rights for Public Schools
 HB819COXSCHOOLS/EMPLOYEES - Provides relative to extended sick leave for school bus operators and public school employees (RE1 SEE FISC NOTE LF EX See Note)
 HB983BISHOPSTUDENT/TUITION - Authorizes the transfer of funds from a START account to a START K12 account


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A. Any interested person or any committee member may file with the committee a prepared statement concerning a specific instrument or matter under consideration by the committee or concerning any matter within the committee's scope of authority, and the committee records shall reflect receipt of such statement and the date and time thereof.

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