Wednesday, May 5 The Senate Governmental Accountability and Fiscal Oversight passed HB 543 (5-3). It now can be heard anytime on the Senate floor. Please urge your State Senator to protect students, inform parents and protect tax payers and vote NO on HB 349. HB 349 Impact Map.pdf
There is two weeks left in the regular session of the General Assembly. The House and Senate must pass a balanced budget by the end of Friday, May 7.
Now, members of the House and Senate must work together to figure out the difference in each of their proposals.
House Elementary and Secondary Education Committee
Monday, May 3 12:00 pm Hearing Room 3 Watch Live
SB 323 (May) - a bill that allows for elective social studies courses in the Bible and Hebrew Scripture
Executive session Tuesday, May 4
Senate Education Committee
Tuesday, May 4 1:00 pm Senate Lounge Listen Live
SB 116 (Bernskoetter) Allows Gasconade R-II school district, which crosses county boundaries, to use the county that yeilds the highest dollar vaule modifier under the school foundation formula
SB 585 (Eslinger) Creates provisions relating to funding allocations for institutions of higher education
HB 257 (Evans) Specifieds that Head Start buses shall be considered school buses for certain traffic control purposes
Tuesday, April 13 The bill is heard for public testimony in the Senate Education Committee.
Thursday, March 25 The Senate Education Committee passed HB 349 (5-4) with no amendments. See more information on HB 349 in MSBA's Critical Issue Alert.
Monday, March 1 The Senate withdrew the Senate Substitute for Senate Bill 55. Senate Bill 55 reverts back to its previous version.
The cold weather has slowed down the House and Senate this week, but many bills are moving right along.
Please take advantage of this time to reach out to your representatives about legislation that has passed committee and may negatively impact your students!
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