House Committee on Education
May 3, 2022
9:00 a.m.
Room 1


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 HB185CHARLES OWENCOLLEGES/UNIVERSITIES - Provides relative to expressive activities at public postsecondary education institutions
 HB222MARCELLESTUDENT/DISCIPLINE - Provides relative to out-of-school suspensions and expulsions of public school students (EGF INCREASE LF EX See Note)
 HB356AMEDEEEDUCATION - Provides for the right of parents to access and examine lessons used in their child's education
 HB369LANCE HARRISEDUCATION - Requires public school governing authorities and public schools to post on their websites laws pertaining to parental access to instructional materials and the Parents' Bill of Rights (EN SEE FISC NOTE LF EX See Note)
 HB391BRYANTHIGHER EDUCATION - Provides relative to tuition for certain nonresident postsecondary students (RE DECREASE SG RV See Note)
 HB453LANCE HARRISCURRICULA - Requires each public school governing authority to post on its website information relative to instructional materials and activities for each school under its jurisdiction (OR INCREASE EX See Note)
 HB536COXHIGHER EDUCATION - Lowers the minimum age for initial qualification for an M.J. Foster Promise Award from 21 to 18 (EG NO IMPACT GF EX See Note)
 HB688PHELPSSCHOOLS/EMPLOYEES - Provides relative to sabbatical leave for teachers
 HB819COXSCHOOLS/EMPLOYEES - Provides relative to extended sick leave for school bus operators and public school employees (RE1 SEE FISC NOTE LF EX See Note)
 HB837HORTONCURRICULA - Provides relative to discussion of sexual orientation and gender identity in public schools
 HB861ST. BLANCFIRE PROTECT/FIRE MARSHAL - Provides relative to inspections of family child care providers and in-home providers
 HB946DUSTIN MILLEREDUCATION/SPECIAL - Provides relative to the membership and reports of special education advisory councils
 HB961CHARLES OWENPUBLIC FACILITIES - Provides relative to types of payment accepted at public events at public postsecondary education institutions
 HB970MALINDA WHITEEARLY CHILDHOOD - Creates an early childhood literacy program for the purpose of delivering an age-appropriate book monthly to eligible children under the age of five (EG INCREASE GF EX See Note)
 HB981DUPLESSISCURRICULA - Requires instruction on mental health to be provided for students in grades kindergarten through twelve
 HB983BISHOPSTUDENT/TUITION - Authorizes the transfer of funds from a START account to a START K12 account


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