ARKANSAS LEGISLATIVE ALERT
Education P20 and Workforce
01-18-2019 - 17:24:39

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Track: Education P20 & Workforce   Request Date: 0- 0-0000 thru 99-99-9999

HB 1007   
Dotson, Jim (R)
Ballinger, Bob (R)
Requires school districts to consider a teacher's experience as a teacher in another state for the purposes of determining compensation.
Position: Neutral
Bill History: 11-27-18 H Filed
01-14-19 H Introduced and referred to H-Education
01-22-19 H Meeting set for 10:00 a.m. - Room 138 ...H-Education


HB 1008   
Dotson, Jim (R)
Ballinger, Bob (R)
Amends the deadline by which newly-elected school board members must obtain at least nine hours of audit report training; requires completion of requirement by the end of the calendar year after election instead of within 15 months.
Position: Neutral
Bill History: 11-27-18 H Filed
01-14-19 H Introduced and referred to H-Education
01-22-19 H Meeting set for 10:00 a.m. - Room 138 ...H-Education


HB 1018   
Sorvillo, Jim (R) Increases the number of school districts entitled to nine board members by lowering the population requirements from those with an average daily attendance of 24,000 or more to those with an average attendance of 20,000 or more.
Position: Neutral
Bill History: 12-05-18 H Filed
01-14-19 H Introduced and referred to H-Education
01-22-19 H Meeting set for 10:00 a.m. - Room 138 ...H-Education


HB 1020   
Warren, Les (R) Allows school districts to consider a teacher's experience as a teacher in another state for the purposes of determining placement on the salary schedule.
Position: Neutral
Bill History: 12-05-18 H Filed
01-14-19 H Introduced and referred to H-Education
01-22-19 H Meeting set for 10:00 a.m. - Room 138 ...H-Education


HB 1145   
Cozart, Bruce (R) Creates the Teacher Salary Enhancement Act, increasing the amounts of teachers' compensation on standardized pay scales based on education level and experience for 2019-2021 and projecting increases forward for 2022-2023.
Position: Monitor-Support
Bill History: 01-14-19 H Filed
01-15-19 H Introduced and referred to H-Education
01-22-19 H Meeting set for 10:00 a.m. - Room 138 ...H-Education


HB 1175   
Evans, Brian (R) Exempts a student who resides on military base from deadlines that otherwise apply to applications for school transfers under Public School Choice Acts of 2004 and 2015.
Position: Monitor-Support
Bill History: 01-16-19 H Filed
01-16-19 H Introduced and referred to H-Education
01-22-19 H Meeting set for 10:00 a.m. - Room 138 ...H-Education


SB 56   
English, Jane (R)
Lowery, Mark (R)
Changes the composition of the Arkansas Higher Education Coordinating Board by eliminating three positions for current or recent board members of colleges or universities and adding three positions for members from business, industry, education, etc.
Position: Support
Bill History: 01-04-19 S Filed
01-14-19 S Introduced and referred to S-Education
01-23-19 S Meeting set for 10:00 a.m. - Room 207 ...S-Education


SB 96   
English, Jane (R) Repeals the Housing Construction Program created for state-supported technical institutes that offer courses of training in the building trades and consequently repeals the Building Trades Revolving Fund.
Position: Monitor-Support
Bill History: 01-14-19 S Filed
01-14-19 S Introduced and referred to S-Education
01-23-19 S Meeting set for 10:00 a.m. - Room 207 ...S-Education


SB 108   
English, Jane (R) Repeals the annual evaluation of vocational-technical courses by the Legislative Council, the House Committee on Education and the Senate Committee on Education.
Position: Support
Bill History: 01-15-19 S Filed
01-15-19 S Introduced and referred to S-Education
01-23-19 S Meeting set for 10:00 a.m. - Room 207 ...S-Education


SB 112   
English, Jane (R) Allows a taxpayer who employs an apprentice an income tax credit in the amount of $2,000 or 10 percent of the wages earned by any apprentice previously limited to youth apprentices whichever is less.
Position: Monitor-Support
Bill History: 01-16-19 S Filed
01-16-19 S Introduced and referred to S-Revenue and Taxation


SB 135   
Hammer, Kim (R)
Cozart, Bruce (R)
Changes funding for secondary vocational area centers from a per-student multiplier to a tiered funding structure to be defined by the Department of Career Education.
Position: Neutral
Bill History: 01-17-19 S Filed


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