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Agendas for appropriate House and Senate Committees for May 7th and 8th

LAP Members:

I have included the agendas for appropriate House and Senate Committees for May 7th and 8th. Also, there is an interesting article in today's The Advocate, titled "Education sparks sharp debate."

Ken Friedlander
LAP Legislative Advocate

kfriedlander@viscom.net

 
Weekly Committee Schedule
The following committee posted a weekly committee schedules as follows:
Committee on Education
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
Committee Room 1
9:00 am
INSTRUMENTS TO BE HEARD:
HB 643 MILLER SCHOOLS/FINANCE-MFP Provides with respect to the payment of UAL and other retirement obligations from MFP to determine state-funded per pupil allocation for charter schools, course providers, and scholarship schools
HB 661 BISHOP, WESLEY SCHOOLS/CHARTER Provides relative to charter schools
HB 666 PEARSON BESE Requires certain payments from minimum foundation program formula funds to the Teachers Retirement System of Louisiana
HB 248 TALBOT SCHOOLS/CHOICE Relative to the Student Scholarships for Educational Excellence (voucher) Program, requires that scholarship recipients annually meet certain criteria for program participation
HB 541 SIMON STUDENTS Provides relative to a student’s access to an effective teacher
Wednesday, May 8, 2013
Committee Room 1
9:00 am
INSTRUMENTS TO BE HEARD:
HB 598 BARROW EDUCATION ACCOUNTABILITY Provides relative to performance-based scores and letter grades assigned to public schools and school districts
HB 647 BARROW SCHOOLS/DISTRICTS Provides conditions for the establishment of new school systems
SB 130 APPEL EARLY CHILDHOOD ED Creates the Early Childhood Care and education Network and the Tiered Kindergarten Readiness Improvement System. (gov sig)
SB 202 NEVERS TOPS Revises core curriculum requirements and the method of calculating the grade point average for TOPS awards. (gov sig)
SB 229 BROOME FUNDS/FUNDING Provides that the Louisiana Education Quality Trust Fund shall be known as the "Kevin P. Reilly, Sr. Louisiana Education Quality Trust Fund." (gov sig)
LEGISLATIVE INSTRUMENTS MAY BE DELETED (DOES NOT REQUIRE HOUSE RULES SUSPENSION) OR ADDED (REQUIRES HOUSE RULES SUSPENSION) PRIOR TO THE MEETING DATE. (HOUSE RULES 14.23 AND 14.24) SEE THE DAILY NOTICE OF COMMITTEE MEETINGS POSTED PRIOR TO MEETING DATE.
STEPHEN F. CARTER
       
 
Weekly Committee Schedule
The following committee posted a weekly committee schedules as follows:
Committee on Retirement
Wednesday, May 8, 2013
Committee Room 4
Upon Adjournment
INSTRUMENTS TO BE HEARD:
HB 53 SEABAUGH RETIREMENT/TEACHERS Removes certain members from eligibility for membership in the Teachers' Retirement System of Louisiana and provides for a refund of employee contributions to those members
HB 68 PEARSON RETIREMENT/STATE SYSTEMS Relative to the retirement of persons employed in state government positions on or after July 1, 2013
 
 

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