Committee Agenda

Committee:    Senate Education
Room:     423
Date:    Tuesday, February 8, 2005
Time:    7:45 AM

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         SB 158     provide for the certification of distance learning providers, to establish a distance learning grant program for students, and to make an appropriation therefor.
             Senators Olson (Ed), Adelstein, Bartling, Duniphan, and Koetzle and Representatives Buckingham, Dykstra, Haverly, Klaudt, Michels, Murschel, and Roberts

         SB 161     make an appropriation to the state library to support information literacy skills.
             Senators Bartling and Dempster and Representatives Roberts and Elliott

         SB 185     revise the calculation of a school district excess general fund balance.
             Senators Knudson, Bogue, and Olson (Ed) and Representatives Frost, Dennert, Gillespie, Hackl, Hargens, and McLaughlin

         SB 215     refer a measure to a vote of the electors to require that public schools begin the regular school term after Labor Day.
             Senators Lintz, Apa, Broderick, Duniphan, Hanson (Gary), Napoli, Peterson (Jim), and Sutton (Duane) and Representatives Sebert, Hackl, Haley, Hennies, Jensen, Kraus, Krebs, Novstrup, Pederson (Gordon), Street, and Turbiville

NOTE: The above bills will be taken up in this order for a hearing on the date noted. If circumstances do not permit a hearing on this date then a hearing will be held at a future meeting of the committee to be determined by the chair. Action on a bill may come at any time after it has had a hearing.


         SB 102     appropriate money for secondary career and technical education.
             Senators Kloucek, Hanson (Gary), and Peterson (Jim) and Representatives Lange, Bradford, Gassman, Haley, Hargens, Kroger, McCoy, and Sigdestad

         SB 118     appropriate money for enhancement of secondary career and technical education.
             Senators Smidt, Bartling, Hanson (Gary), Kelly, Koetzle, and Lintz and Representatives Dennert, Garnos, Glenski, Koistinen, Lange, McLaughlin, Murschel, O'Brien, Roberts, Tidemann, and Turbiville