Legislative Update March 15 – Deadline Day

The house version of the Charter School Bill dies tonight (March 15) at midnight. House will go back into session @ 9 a.m. to take up 2 bills that were on a motion to reconsider..the worker’s comp bill and radar bill. All the bills that are up for reconsideration are:

1. H. B. No. 555: Workers’ Compensation Law; revise.
(THE HOUSE FAILED TO PASS)
(Moore, Chism, Buck (5th))

2. H. B. No. 1174:
Child care facility licensing agency; transfer from Health Department to Department of Human Services.
(THE HOUSE FAILED TO PASS)
(Barker, Mims)

3. H. B. No. 421:
Medicaid; extend repealers on various provisions in Medicaid program.
(THE HOUSE PASSED AS AMENDED)
(Howell, Lane, Holland)

4. H. B. No. 586:
Ignition interlock; revise use.
(THE HOUSE FAILED TO PASS)
(Johnson, Gipson, Buck (72nd))

5. H. B. No. 483:
Radar; authorize use of in counties with a certain population.
(THE HOUSE FAILED TO PASS)
(Baker, Johnson, Massengill, McGee)

6. H. B. No. 1315:
Voter assistance; revise provision and require signed declarations of those attesting witnesses.
(Brown, Denny, Horne)

7. H. B. No. 707:
School Start Date Act of 2012; enact to restrict the start of a new academic year after last Monday in August.
(THE HOUSE PASSED AS AMENDED)
(Dixon, Moore, Clarke)

8. H. B. No. 729:
Alcoholic beverages; prohibit consumption by those under 21 years old and provide violation of as misdemeanor.
(Wooten, Gipson, Buck
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The House will debate the Senate Version of the Charter School Bill.

21 Education Bills that were on the floor today were:

1. HB 349

Dept. of Education; require to conduct annual legislative and board update information sessions in each school district. Tabled Subject To Call (Dixon)

2. HB 447
School superintendents; require school board to conduct an annual comprehensive evaluation of. Passed (Broomfield)

3. HB 621
Columbia Training School; to authorize to use a portion of such to be leased to a private entity.
Committee Substitute Adopted
Passed (Morgan)

4. HB 696
Student grades; prohibit certain school administrators and district employees from influencing a change in.
Committee Substitute Adopted
Amended
Passed As Amended (Moore)

5. HB 707
School Start Date Act of 2012; enact to restrict the start of a new academic year after last Monday in August.
Committee Substitute Adopted
Amended
Passed As Amended
03/15 Motion to Reconsider Entered (Dixon, Moore, Clarke Formby)

6. HB 727
School Textbook Fund; clarify purposes for which funds may be used
Passed ( Moore)

7. HB 776
MAEP; increase amount of funds pledged for security for State Aid Capitol Improvement Bonds to $195.00 per pupil. Passed (Moore)

8. HB 814
Commission on School District Efficiency; require the State Board of Education to establish.
Transmitted To Senate ( Moore)

9. HB 838
Central School District Shared Services Office System; require each county to establish implementation schedule.
Committee Substitute Adopted Amended
Passed As Amended (Moore)

10. HB 847
School district employees; limit donated leave to employees of the same school district.
Amended
Passed As Amended (Moore)

11. HB 960
Blind Persons’ Literacy Rights and Education Act; revise
Committee Substitute Adopted
Passed
Motion to Reconsider Entered (Byrd, Moore, Clarke)
Motion to Reconsider W/Drawn (Miles)

12. HB1031
MS Dyslexia Therapy Scholarship for Students with Dyslexia Program; create to provide dyslexic students with school choice.
Committee Substitute Adopted
Passed (Byrd)

13. HB1032
Mississippi Dyslexia Education Scholarship Program; create.
Committee Substitute Adopted Amended
Passed As Amended (Byrd)

14. HB1101
Mississippi Upstart Project; create home-based educational program to develop school readiness in preschoolers. Transmitted To Senate (McGee)

15. HB1134
School districts; require the appointment of superintendent by governing authority in those abolished by Governor.
Passed (Moore)

16. HB1152
Conversion charter school; require transitional year for conversion of certain chronically under-performing schools.
Passed (Moore)

HB1207
School accreditation; authorize State Board of Education to withdraw for districts violating accreditation standards.
Passed (Moore)

18. HB1209
Dual enrollment/credit; clarify requirements for high school students.
Passed (Moore)

19.HB1230
Office of Dropout Prevention; clarify responsibility of.
Previous Question
Passed (Moore)

20. HB1382
Dogs that can detect diabetes; authorize use in schools and public places.
Committee Substitute Adopted
Amended
Passed As Amended (Banks)

21. HB1405
IEP meetings; authorize parents to record or opt to have school districts provide written record or recording.
Committee Substitute Adopted Passed (Crawford)

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The 5 education measures that have died in the House are:

1. HB 349
Dept. of Education; require to conduct annual legislative and board update information sessions in each school district.
Died On Calendar (Dixon)

2. HB 879
Reading is Fundamental Literacy Program; establish in public schools to achieve grade level reading.

3. HB 888
MS Public Charter School Act of 2012; enact to establish new process for creating.
Died On Calendar (Moore)

4. HB1298
School facilities; authorize capital leases and build-to -suit capital leases for.
Died On Calendar (Barker)

5. HB1384
Social studies and history curriculum; prohibit revisions to courses due to partisan and philosophical purposes.
Died On Calendar (Gunn)

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The house version of the Charter School Bill dies tonight (March 15) at midnight. House will go back into session @ 9 a.m. to take up 2 bills that were on a motion to reconsider..the worker’s comp bill and radar bill. All the bills that are up for reconsideration are:

1. H. B. No. 555:
Workers’ Compensation Law; revise.
( THE HOUSE FAILED TO PASS)
(Moore, Chism, Buck (5th))

2. H. B. No. 1174:
Child care facility licensing agency; transfer from Health Department to Department of Human Services.
(THE HOUSE FAILED TO PASS)
(Barker, Mims)

3. H. B. No. 421:
Medicaid; extend repealers on various provisions in Medicaid program.
(THE HOUSE PASSED AS AMENDED)
(Howell, Lane, Holland)

4. H. B. No. 586:
Ignition interlock; revise use.
(THE HOUSE FAILED TO PASS)
(Johnson, Gipson, Buck (72nd))

5. H. B. No. 483:
Radar; authorize use of in counties with a certain population.
(THE HOUSE FAILED TO PASS)
(Baker, Johnson, Massengill, McGee)

6. H. B. No. 1315:
Voter assistance; revise provision and require signed declarations of those attesting witnesses.
(Brown, Denny, Horne)

7. H. B. No. 707:
School Start Date Act of 2012; enact to restrict the start of a new academic year after last Monday in August.
(THE HOUSE PASSED AS AMENDED)
(Dixon, Moore, Clarke)

8. H. B. No. 729:
Alcoholic beverages; prohibit consumption by those under 21 years old and provide violation of as misdemeanor.
(Wooten, Gipson, Buck

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The House will debate the Senate Version of the Charter School Bill.

21 Education Bills that were on the floor today were:

1. HB 349
Dept. of Education; require to conduct annual legislative and board update information sessions in each school district.
Tabled Subject To Call (Dixon)

2. HB 447
School superintendents; require school board to conduct an annual comprehensive evaluation of.
Passed
(Broomfield)

3. HB 621
Columbia Training School; to authorize to use a portion of such to be leased to a private entity.
Committee Substitute Adopted
Passed (Morgan)

4. HB 696
Student grades; prohibit certain school administrators and district employees from influencing a change in.
Committee Substitute Adopted
Amended
Passed As Amended (Moore)

5. HB 707
School Start Date Act of 2012; enact to restrict the start of a new academic year after last Monday in August.
Committee Substitute Adopted
Amended
Passed As Amended
03/15 Motion to Reconsider Entered (Dixon, Moore, Clarke Formby)

6. HB 727
School Textbook Fund; clarify purposes for which funds may be used
Passed ( Moore)

7. HB 776
MAEP; increase amount of funds pledged for security for State Aid Capitol Improvement Bonds to $195.00 per pupil.
Passed (Moore)

8. HB 814
Commission on School District Efficiency; require the State Board of Education to establish.
Transmitted To Senate ( Moore)

9. HB 838
Central School District Shared Services Office System; require each county to establish implementation schedule.
Committee Substitute Adopted Amended
Passed As Amended (Moore)

10. HB 847
School district employees; limit donated leave to employees of the same school district.
Amended
Passed As Amended (Moore)

11. HB 960
Blind Persons’ Literacy Rights and Education Act; revise
Committee Substitute Adopted
Passed
Motion to Reconsider Entered (Byrd, Moore, Clarke)
Motion to Reconsider W/Drawn (Miles)

12. HB1031
MS Dyslexia Therapy Scholarship for Students with Dyslexia Program; create to provide dyslexic students with school choice.
Committee Substitute Adopted
Passed (Byrd)
13. HB1032
Mississippi Dyslexia Education Scholarship Program; create.
Committee Substitute Adopted Amended
Passed As Amended (Byrd)

14. HB1101
Mississippi Upstart Project; create home-based educational program to develop school readiness in preschoolers.
Transmitted To Senate (McGee)

15. HB1134
School districts; require the appointment of superintendent by governing authority in those abolished by Governor.
Passed (Moore)

16. HB1152
Conversion charter school; require transitional year for conversion of certain chronically under-performing schools.
Passed (Moore)

17. HB1207
School accreditation; authorize State Board of Education to withdraw for districts violating accreditation standards.
Passed (Moore)

18. HB1209
Dual enrollment/credit; clarify requirements for high school students.
Passed (Moore)

19. HB1230
Office of Dropout Prevention; clarify responsibility of.
Previous Question
Passed (Moore)

20. HB1382
Dogs that can detect diabetes; authorize use in schools and public places.
Committee Substitute Adopted
Amended
Passed As Amended (Banks)

21. HB1405
IEP meetings; authorize parents to record or opt to have school districts provide written record or recording.
Committee Substitute Adopted Passed (Crawford)

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The 5 education measures that have died in the House are:

1. HB 349
Dept. of Education; require to conduct annual legislative and board update information sessions in each school district.
Died On Calendar (Dixon)

2. HB 879
Reading is Fundamental Literacy Program; establish in public schools to achieve grade level reading.

3.HB 888
MS Public Charter School Act of 2012; enact to establish new process for creating.
Died On Calendar (Moore)

4. HB1298
School facilities; authorize capital leases and build-to -suit capital leases for.
Died On Calendar (Barker)

5. HB1384
Social studies and history curriculum; prohibit revisions to courses due to partisan and philosophical purposes.
Died On Calendar (Gunn)