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Legislative education calendar May 9-11

This is the legislative schedule of education-related bills and events for May 9-11, as of May 6. Floor calendars are subject to change and addition, and committee calendars occasionally change.


8 a.m. – House Finance Committee, LSB-A
Senate Bill 11-109 – Income tax check-off for state preschool program

10 a.m. – House final consideration
– Senate Bill 11-076 – PERA contribution rates

House preliminary consideration
– Senate Bill 11-070 – Special needs college students

House consideration of resolutions
– SJR 11-004 – Oversight of State Land Board

House consideration of Senate amendments
– House Bill 11-1115 – Payment provisions for public construction projects
– House Bill 11-1121 – Disqualification of some felons from non-licensed school employment

House special orders preliminary consideration (expected)
– Senate Bill 11-245 – Updating of teacher preparation programs
– Senate Bill 11-240 – Sunset of private occupational school board
– Senate Bill 11-266 – Background checks for school contractors

10 a.m. – Senate final consideration
– House Bill 11-1277 – Changes in reporting requirements for special education, online schools and other CDE programs

Senate preliminary consideration
– Senate Bill 11-1301 – Additional financial flexibility measures for colleges

Senate consideration of memorials
– Senate Joint Memorial 11-004 – Calling for repeal of NCLB

Senate consideration of governor’s appointments
– Charter School Institute board

Senate consideration of House amendments
– Senate Bill 11-111 – Study of student transitions and remediation

1:30 p.m. – House Education Committee, room 0112
– Senate Bill 11-80 – Parent involvement in school turnaround plans

1:30 p.m. – Senate Business Affairs and Labor Committee, room 354
– Senate Bill 11-233 – Expansion of gaming to fund scholarships

Conference committees requested
– House Bill 11-1211 – Travel expense limits for public agencies
– House Bill 11-1254 – Bullying reduction bill


House preliminary consideration
– Senate Bill 11-052 – Higher education performance funding


Last day of 2011 regular session

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