Senate Committee on Education
May 10, 2012
Upon Adjournment
John J. Hainkel, Jr. Room

Adjourned
 
* Agenda Revised May 9, 2012, 6:42 pm *
Revision Notes: Added SB 494 Removed SB 385

 



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CALL TO ORDER

ROLL CALL

APPROVAL OF MINUTES
 Meeting of April 26, 2012

LEGISLATION TO BE CONSIDERED
 SCR99APPELBESE - Provides legislative approval of the MFP formula for FY 2012-13 as adopted by BESE on February 27, 2012.
 SB494APPELSCHOOLS - Provides relative to teacher selection and the granting of extended sick leave and sabbatical leave for teachers and other school employees. (gov sig)
 SB726CLAITORBESE - Provides relative to legislative approval of the minimum foundation program formula. (8/1/12)
 HB236HODGESCURRICULA - Provides relative to Internet and cell phone safety instruction in public schools (EN +$20,000 GF EX See Note)
 HB269BARROWCHILDREN/FOSTER CARE - Provides relative to education of children in foster care
 HB435LORUSSOHIGHER EDUCATION - Provides that certain military veterans shall be considered residents of Louisiana for tuition purposes at public institutions of postsecondary education (EN DECREASE SG RV See Note)
 HB631LORUSSOSTUDENTS - Provides relative to eligibility of certain students from military families to participate in interscholastic athletics
 HB692A.WILLIAMSECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT - Provides relative to the membership of the board of directors of the Research Park Corporation
 HB707SCHRODERSTUDENT/ASSESSMENT - Provides relative to student assessment and statewide education standards
 HB818ST.GERMAINBOARDS/COMMISSIONS - Creates the La. Fire and Emergency Training Commission to provide advice and guidance to LSU in the conduct of firemen's training programs (EN NO IMPACT GF EX See Note)
 HB883H.BURNSHIGHER ED/BD REGENTS - Authorizes the Board of Regents to increase licensure fee for postsecondary, academic degree-granting institutions operating in La. (EN +$51,000 SG RV See Note)
 HB1088HENRYSCHOOLS - Provides for the establishment and administration of a targeted coordinated school health program for the purpose of reducing childhood obesity and a grant program to assist public school governing authorities with implementation
 HB1109PRICESCHOOLS/BOARDS - Authorizes school boards to sell used personal computing devices to students or their parents or guardians
 HB1194BARROWSCHOOLS/HIGH SCHOOL - Provides relative to the performance of community service by high school students (EN SEE FISC NOTE LF EX See Note)

CONSIDERATION OF ANY OTHER MATTERS THAT MAY COME BEFORE THE COMMITTEE
 Presentation by Dr. Jim Purcell, Commissioner of Higher Education, regarding proposed budget cuts to postsecondary education.