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Legislative Update Number One

LAP Members,

The information that follows, is the first of several items I will be posting within the next few days. If you have questions/concerns, contact Debra Schum or me.

Ken Friedlander
LAP Legislative Advocate


2016 LOUISIANA STATE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES HOUSE EDUCATION FILED BILLS
SEARCH RESULTS FROM 2016 REGULAR LEGISLATIVE SESSION
For Instruments Referred To Education (H)
Instrument Author Current Status Considered
HB75 RICHARD Pending House Education more...
TEACHERS: Requires teachers in all public and nonpublic schools participating in the voucher program to take the state assessments aligned with the state content standards
HB86 AMEDEE Pending House Education more...
CHILDREN/ABUSE: Requires posting of the state child abuse hotline number in all public schools (OR NO IMPACT See Note)
HB87 AMEDEE Pending House Education more...
STUDENT/HOME STUDY: Removes requirement that certain students in approved home study programs provide documentation of immunization against meningococcal disease
HB97 P.SMITH Pending House Education more...
CHILDREN/ABUSE: Requires posting of the state child abuse hotline number in all public schools (OR NO IMPACT See Note)
HB98 P.SMITH Pending House Education more...
SCHOOLS/CHARTER: Provides relative to local charter authorizers and Type 1B charter schools
HB126 P.SMITH Pending House Education more...
SCHOOLS/CHOICE: Provides relative to eligibility of kindergarten students for participation in the voucher program
HB137 P.SMITH Pending House Education more...
SCHOOLS/CHOICE: Prohibits the state Dept. of Education from awarding first-time vouchers to students
HB147 PIERRE Pending House Education more...
SCHOOLS: Requires high schools in certain parishes to keep automated external defibrillators on their premises (OR INCREASE LF EX See Note)
HB165 PEARSON Pending House Education more...
SCHOOLS/EMPLOYEES: Provides relative to extended sick leave granted to teachers, school bus drivers, and other public school employees in certain instances
HB167 P.SMITH Pending House Education more...
SCHOOLS/CHARTER: Prohibits the State Bd. of Elementary and Secondary Education (BESE) from authorizing certain types of charter schools under certain fiscal circumstances
HB168 P.SMITH Pending House Education more...
SCHOOLS/CHARTER: Requires charter school teachers to meet same certification requirements as other public school teachers
HB217 HOFFMANN Pending House Education more...
TEACHERS/CERTIFICATION: Provides for the granting of educational leadership certification by the State Bd. of Elementary and Secondary Education
HB218 HOFFMANN Pending House Education more...
HEALTH/SMOKING: Prohibits the use of tobacco products on elementary and secondary school property
HB281 S.CARTER Pending House Education more...
EDUCATION: Authorizes principals and local superintendents to request waivers of laws and regulations from the State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education
HB299 IVEY Pending House Education more...
STUDENT/STANDARDS: Provides for phased-in implementation of state content standards
HB302 LEGER Pending House Education more...
HEALTH/CHILDREN: Requires a child wellness evaluation for each student entering kindergarten or sixth grade
HB338 SCHRODER Pending House Education more...
SCHOOLS/CHARTER: Prohibits charter schools from requiring parents to provide certain student information as a condition of enrollment in the school
HB339 SCHRODER Pending House Education more...
BOARDS/COMMISSIONS: Abolishes the Health Education Authority of Louisiana
HB344 BROADWATER Pending House Education more...
BESE: Creates the State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education Student Advisory Board
HB371 BOUIE Pending House Education more...
PUBLIC FACILITIES: Prohibits the construction of schools on former waste sites (OR NO IMPACT See Note)
HB372 BOUIE Pending House Education more...
STUDENT/DISCIPLINE: Provides relative to student discipline
HB392 N.LANDRY Pending House Education more...
TEACHERS/SALARY: Provides relative to the reduction of teacher salaries under certain circumstances (OR SEE FISC NOTE LF EX)
HB399 POPE Pending House Education more...
SCHOOLS/ADMINISTRATORS: Provides relative to requirements for local school superintendents' contracts
HB400 REYNOLDS Pending House Education more...
TEXTBOOKS/MATERIALS: Provides relative to the review of textbooks and other instructional materials by the state Dept. of Education (OR NO IMPACT See Note)
HB401 REYNOLDS Pending House Education more...
CURRICULA: Provides relative to instruction in personal financial education
HB402 P.SMITH Pending House Education more...
STUDENTS: Authorizes the state Dept. of Education and the Dept. of Health and Hospitals to survey students regarding certain risk behavior associated with chronic health conditions
HB416 JONES Pending House Education more...
SCHOOLS/DISTRICTS: (Constitutional Amendment) Provides for the election of a president of each local public school district and for his appointment, subject to school board approval, of the local superintendent
HB428 BROADWATER Pending House Education more...
STUDENTS: Prohibits local public school boards from requiring school uniforms for students
HB429 BROADWATER Pending House Education more...
PUBLIC CONTRACT/BIDS: Provides with respect to the purchasing of materials, equipment, and supplies by public school districts
HB432 FOIL Pending House Education more...
PURCHASING/PUB BID LAW: Includes installation of equipment in items which may be purchased through a school district purchasing cooperative
HB443 JONES Pending House Education more...
SCHOOLS/DISTRICTS: Provides for each local public school district to have a president elected by the qualified electors of the district
HB462 ARMES Pending House Education more...
SCHOOLS/EMPLOYEES: Provides relative to sick leave and extended sick leave for school employees
HB466 BOUIE Pending House Education more...
SCHOOLS: Provides relative to the return of schools from the RSD to the transferring local school system
HB479 IVEY Pending House Education more...
TEACHERS/EVALUATION: Provides relative to the evaluation of teachers and administrators
HB499 REYNOLDS Pending House Education more...
STUDENTS: Provides relative to the collection and sharing of certain student information
HB502 P.SMITH Pending House Education more...
SCHOOLS/CHARTER: Requires the State Bd. of Elementary and Secondary Education to conduct a fiscal impact study prior to making a determination relative to a Type 2 charter school proposal
HB511 JAY MORRIS Pending House Education more...
HIGHER ED/BD REGENTS: (Constitutional Amendment) Provides relative to Board of Regents authority to coordinate programs
HB543 HOFFMANN Pending House Education more...
TEACHERS/EVALUATION: Provides relative to the value-added model used to evaluate teachers and administrators
HB550 JEFFERSON Pending House Education more...
SCHOOLS/CHOICE: Provides relative to student eligibility requirements for participation in the voucher program
HB555 G.MILLER Pending House Education more...
SCHOOLS/FINANCE-MFP: Provides relative to the payment of unfunded accrued liabilities of the Teachers' Retirement System of La. from minimum foundation program funds allocated to charter schools (OR INCREASE SG RV See Note)
HB562 LEGER Pending House Education more...
SCHOOLS/CHARTER: Permits local public school boards to assign students to charter schools under certain circumstances
HB615 IVEY Pending House Education more...
EDUCATION ACCOUNTABILITY: Requires the State Bd. of Elementary and Secondary Education to disseminate annually its method for determining school and district performance scores and letter grades and limits changes to the method
HB650 PRICE Pending House Education more...
TEACHERS: Provides relative to measures of effectiveness as a factor in teacher evaluations and salaries
HB652 IVEY Pending House Education more...
SCHOOLS/CHARTER: Requires virtual charter schools to submit student addresses to local school systems for verification
HB653 BAGLEY Pending House Education more...
TEACHERS/EVALUATION: Requires an evaluator of a teacher or administrator to conduct a post-observation conference with the teacher or administrator after a classroom visit
HB655 N.LANDRY Pending House Education more...
SCHOOLS/CHOICE: Provides relative to the Student Scholarships for Educational Excellence Program (OR INCREASE GF EX See Note)
HB656 IVEY Pending House Education more...
STUDENT/SCH ATTENDANCE: Requires parents of public school students to reimburse public school boards for certain legal costs
HB673 N.LANDRY Pending House Education more...
SCHOOLS/CHOICE: Provides for considerations of the State Bd. of Elementary and Secondary Education in its authorization of course choice providers
HB675 IVEY Pending House Education more...
STUDENT/SCH ATTENDANCE: Requires parents of public school students to provide proof of domicile
HB712 JACKSON Pending House Education more...
CHILDREN/EXCEPTIONAL: Provides relative to assignment of students with exceptionalities to schools closest to their home
HB723 PRICE Pending House Education more...
TEACHERS/EVALUATION: Provides relative to the use of student growth data in teacher evaluations
HB771 SCHRODER Pending House Education more...
STUDENT/ASSESSMENT: Provides relative to state assessments as a requirement for student promotion and graduation
HB833 LEGER Pending House Education more...
STUDENT/DISCIPLINE: Provides relative to student discipline including the creation of the Commission on Safe Supportive Discipline
HB852 HUNTER Pending House Education more...
SCHOOLS: Prohibits schools from holding membership in certain interscholastic extracurricular athletic associations or organizations
HB868 HUNTER Pending House Education more...
ATHLETICS/TRAINERS: Requires at least two coaches for each sport offered by a public school, including a charter school, to be certified in cardiopulmonary resuscitation
HB871 N.LANDRY Pending House Education more...
SCHOOLS/CHARTER: Provides relative to the instructional staff at a charter school
HB874 N.LANDRY Pending House Education more...
EDUCATION ACCOUNTABILITY: Provides relative to school and district accountability
HB875 N.LANDRY Pending House Education more...
TEACHERS/EVALUATION: Provides relative to the evaluation of teachers and administrators
HB883 REYNOLDS Pending House Education more...
STUDENT/STANDARDS: Provides relative to continued review of the state content standards by the State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education
HB892 JAMES Pending House Education more...
TEACHERS: Provides relative to due process for teachers

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