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Legislative education calendar March 14-18

This is the legislative schedule of education-related bills and events for March 14-18, as of March 11. Floor calendars are subject to change and addition, and committee calendars occasionally change.

MONDAY

10 a.m. – House final consideration
– House Bill 11-1168 – Increase in COF stipend for some private college students
– House Bill 11-1121 – Safe schools/employment of felons bill
– House Bill 11-1248 – Composition of PERA board
– Senate Bill 11-012 – Self-administration of prescription drugs by students
– Senate Bill 11-040 – Concussion prevention

House consideration of Senate amendments
– House Bill 11-1074 – School of Mines funding of financial aid
– House Bill 11-1089 – Charter school authority to apply for grants

10 a.m. – Senate final consideration
– House Bill 11-1069 – Physical activity in elementary schools
– Senate Bill 11-069 – Study of educational management organizations

1:30 p.m. – House Education Committee, room 0112
– Senate Bill 11-100 – Continuation of higher ed common course council
– House Bill 11-1270 – Parent trigger to close schools

1:30 p.m. – Senate State Affairs Committee, room 353
– House Bill 11-1155 – Authorization for lieutenant governor to serve as agency head

TUESDAY

9 a.m. – Senate consideration of governor’s appointments
– Terrance Carroll and Michelle Lucero to Metro State board
– Peter Decker and Matthew Wassam to Fort Lewis board

WEDNESDAY

8 a.m. – Joint education committees, room 0112
– Report on college completion

1:30 p.m. – House Finance Committee, room LSB-A
– Senate Bill 11-076 – Increase in PERA contribution rates for state and some higher education employees (6th bill)

1:30 p.m. – Senate Education Committee, room 354
– Senate Bill 11-188 – Bonding for charter schools
– House Bill 11-1169 – Information sharing by campus police

1:30 p.m. – Senate State Affairs Committee, room 353
– Senate Bill 11-1007 – Choice of personnel system for Mesa State employees

THURSDAY

Upon floor adjournment – Joint Budget Committee, JBC hearing room
– Adjustments to 2011-12 budget figure setting

1:30 p.m. – Senate Education Committee, room 354
– Mesa State trustee nominations of Jose Marquez and Kathleen Eck
– Senate Bill 11-173 – Interoperable school communications systems
– Senate Bill 11-052 – Higher education performance funding

FRIDAY

7:30 a.m. – House Appropriations Committee, room LSB-A
– House Bill 11-1201 – Streamlining educator licensing (3rd bill)

9 a.m. – Senate preliminary consideration
– Senate Bill 11-126 – Undocumented student eligibility for resident tuition rates

1:30 p.m. – Joint Budget Committee, room LSB-A
– Presentation of March revenue forecasts

Use the Education Bill Tracker for links to bill texts and status information

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