House Bill 487

Actions | Amendments
Last Action Conference Committee appointed in House and Senate
Title AN ACT relating to school calendars and declaring an emergency.
Bill Documents Bill
Bill Request Number 1944
Sponsors R. Henderson, F. Steele, H. Collins, T. Couch, T. Edmonds, K. Hall, R. Nelson, M. Rader, K. Sinnette, A. Smith, J. Stewart III, W. Stone
Summary of Original Version Allow a local board of education in a district that missed 20 or more instructional days during the 2009-2010 school year to request the commissioner of education to waive the makeup of instructional days missed beyond 20 days, up to a maximum of 10 days, including waiver of makeup days beyond 20 days scheduled in the district's approved calendar; require the commissioner to approve the request; require all staff to make up waived days; identify activities to be used by staff to make up days. EMERGENCY.
Index Headings of Original Version Education, Elementary and Secondary - Waiver of instructional days, request for
Effective Dates, Emergency - BR 1944
State Agencies - Commissioner of education, waiver of instructional days, request for
Teachers - Waiver of instructional days, request for
Proposed Amendments House Floor Amendment 1
Senate Committee Substitute 1
Senate Committee Amendment 1
Votes Vote History

Actions

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02/23/10
  • introduced in House
02/24/10
  • to Education (H)
03/04/10
  • posted in committee
03/16/10
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
03/17/10
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 18, 2010
03/18/10
  • floor amendment (1) filed
  • 3rd reading, passed 81-16
  • received in Senate
03/22/10
  • to Education (S)
03/24/10
  • taken from committee
  • 1st reading
  • returned to Education (S)
03/25/10
  • taken from committee
  • 2nd reading
  • returned to Education (S)
  • reported favorably, to Rules with Committee Substitute, committee amendment (1-title)
03/26/10
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, March 26, 2010
  • 3rd reading, passed 36-1-1 with Committee Substitute, committee amendment (1-title)
  • received in House
  • to Rules (H)
03/29/10
  • taken from committee
  • posted for passage for concurrence in Senate Committee Substitute, committee amendment (1-title) for Monday, March 29, 2010
  • House refused to concur in Senate Committee Substitute, committee amendment (1-title)
  • received in Senate
04/01/10
  • posted for passage for receding from Senate Committee Substitute, committee amendment (1-title)
  • Senate refused to recede from Committee Substitute, committee amendment (1-title)
  • Conference Committee appointed in House and Senate

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment House Floor Amendment 1
Sponsor T. Edmonds
Summary Allow a local board that approved a school calendar for the 2009-2010 school year in which a school day exceeds six instructional hours and the school year exceeds 1,062 instructional hours to count any excess time toward the makeup of instructional days missed during the school year.
Index Headings Education, Elementary and Secondary - Waiver of instructional days, request for
Effective Dates, Emergency - BR 1944
State Agencies - Commissioner of education, waiver of instructional days, request for
Teachers - Waiver of instructional days, request for

Amendment Senate Committee Substitute 1
Summary Retain original provisions; allow districts to make up missed time by lengthening the school day; allow districts to count excess time over 1,062 instructional hours toward the makeup of missed instructional days; provide that time made up by lengthening the school day shall not result in the loss of SEEK funds; specify how districts may calculate the adjusted average daily attendance for the 2009-2010 school year; add language to clarify how calculations are made when determining the percent change in average daily attendance used to calculate "growth" that is used for determining the 2010-2011 SEEK funding in each district; declare an EMERGENCY.
Index Headings Education, Elementary and Secondary - Waiver of instructional days, request for
Effective Dates, Emergency - BR 1944
State Agencies - Commissioner of education, waiver of instructional days, request for
Teachers - Waiver of instructional days, request for

Amendment Senate Committee Amendment 1
Sponsor K. Winters
Summary Make title amendment.
Index Headings Education, Elementary and Secondary - Waiver of instructional days, request for
Effective Dates, Emergency - BR 1944
State Agencies - Commissioner of education, waiver of instructional days, request for
Teachers - Waiver of instructional days, request for

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