PA HB1448 | 2017-2018 | Regular Session

Status

Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Republican 18-5)
Status: Passed on June 22 2018 - 100% progression
Action: 2018-06-22 - Act No. 39
Text: Latest bill text (Amended) [PDF]

Summary

An Act amending the act of March 10, 1949 (P.L.30, No.14), known as the Public School Code of 1949, in preliminary provisions, further providing for Keystone Exams; in organization meetings and officers of boards of school directors, providing for executive sessions; in duties and powers of boards of school directors, providing for third-party services; in grounds and buildings, further providing for limitation on new applications for Department of Education approval of public school building projects and providing for lead testing; in books, furniture and supplies, further providing for time and manner of adopting and furnishing textbooks and supplementary books; in professional employees, further providing for persons to be suspended; in certification of teachers, further providing for provisional vocational education certificate; in pupils and attendance, further providing for definitions, providing for attendance policy at nonpublic schools and further providing for excuses from attending school, for penalties for violating compulsory school attendance requirements and for nonprofit school food program; in Drug and Alcohol Recovery High School Pilot Program, further providing for term of program and for reporting; in terms and courses of study, further providing for fire and emergency evacuation drills; in community colleges, further providing for financial program and reimbursement of payments; in educational tax credits, further providing for definitions, for qualification and application by organizations, for application by business firms, for tax credits and for limitations; providing for higher education accountability and transparency; in funding for public libraries, providing for State aid for fiscal year 2018-2019; and, in reimbursements by Commonwealth and between school districts, further providing for payments to intermediate units, for assistance to school districts declared to be in financial recovery status or identified for financial watch status and for Ready-to-Learn Block Grant.

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Title

In preliminary provisions, further providing for Keystone Exams; in organization meetings and officers of boards of school directors, providing for executive sessions; in duties and powers of boards of school directors, providing for third-party services; in grounds and buildings, further providing for limitation on new applications for Department of Education approval of public school building projects and providing for lead testing; in books, furniture and supplies, further providing for time and manner of adopting and furnishing textbooks and supplementary books; in professional employees, further providing for persons to be suspended; in certification of teachers, further providing for provisional vocational education certificate; in pupils and attendance, further providing for definitions, providing for attendance policy at nonpublic schools and further providing for excuses from attending school, for penalties for violating compulsory school attendance requirements and for nonprofit school food program; in Drug and Alcohol Recovery High School Pilot Program, further providing for term of program and for reporting; in terms and courses of study, further providing for fire and emergency evacuation drills; in community colleges, further providing for financial program and reimbursement of payments; in educational tax credits, further providing for definitions, for qualification and application by organizations, for application by business firms, for tax credits and for limitations; providing for higher education accountability and transparency; in funding for public libraries, providing for State aid for fiscal year 2018-2019; and, in reimbursements by Commonwealth and between school districts, further providing for payments to intermediate units, for assistance to school districts declared to be in financial recovery status or identified for financial watch status and for Ready-to-Learn Block Grant.

Sponsors


Roll Calls

2018-06-22 - Senate - Senate Rules And Executive Nominations: Re-Reported as Committed (Y: 18 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2018-06-22 - House - House Rules: Adopt Amendment A08913 (Y: 32 N: 0 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2018-06-22 - House - House Rules: Re-report Bill As Amended (Y: 32 N: 0 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2018-06-22 - Senate - Senate Floor: HB 1448 PN 3811, CONCUR IN HOUSE AMENDMENTS TO SENATE AMENDMENTS (Y: 44 N: 4 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2018-06-22 - House - House Floor: HB 1448 PN 3811, CONCUR (Y: 193 N: 1 NV: 0 Abs: 9) [PASS]
2018-01-24 - Senate - Senate Floor: HB 1448 PN 2921, FINAL PASSAGE (Y: 50 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2017-12-11 - Senate - Senate Appropriations: Re-Reported as Committed (Y: 25 N: 0 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2017-10-24 - Senate - Senate Education: Reported as Committed (Y: 11 N: 0 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2017-06-26 - House - House Appropriations: Re-report Bill As Committed (Y: 34 N: 0 NV: 3 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2017-06-26 - House - House Floor: HB 1448 PN 2109, FP (Y: 197 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 6) [PASS]
2017-06-21 - House - House Rules: Re-report Bill As Committed (Y: 30 N: 0 NV: 3 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2017-06-21 - House - House Floor: HB 1448 PN 2060, 2017 A2157, SIMS (Y: 192 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 11) [PASS]
2017-06-19 - House - House Education: Report Bill As Amended (Y: 25 N: 0 NV: 2 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2017-06-19 - House - House Education: Adopt Amendment A02025 (Y: 25 N: 0 NV: 2 Abs: 0) [PASS]

History

DateChamberAction
2018-06-22SenateAct No. 39
2018-06-22SenateApproved by the Governor
2018-06-22SenatePresented to the Governor
2018-06-22SenateSigned in Senate
2018-06-22SenateSigned in House
2018-06-22SenateSenate concurred in House amendments to Senate amendments (44-4)
2018-06-22SenateRe-reported on concurrence, as committed
2018-06-22SenateReferred to RULES AND EXECUTIVE NOMINATIONS
2018-06-22SenateIn the Senate
2018-06-22HouseHouse concurred in Senate amendments, as amended by the House (193-1)
2018-06-22HouseRe-reported on concurrence, as amended
2018-06-22HouseAmended in House Committee on RULES
2018-02-05HouseReferred to RULES
2018-01-24HouseIn the House
2018-01-24SenateThird consideration and final passage (50-0)
2018-01-23SenateAmended on third consideration
2017-12-11SenateRe-reported as committed
2017-10-25SenateRe-referred to APPROPRIATIONS
2017-10-25SenateSecond consideration
2017-10-24SenateFirst consideration
2017-10-24SenateReported as committed
2017-07-06SenateReferred to EDUCATION
2017-06-26SenateIn the Senate
2017-06-26HouseThird consideration and final passage (197-0)
2017-06-26HouseRe-reported as committed
2017-06-21HouseRe-committed to APPROPRIATIONS
2017-06-21HouseSecond consideration, with amendments
2017-06-21HouseRe-reported as committed
2017-06-19HouseRe-committed to RULES
2017-06-19HouseFirst consideration
2017-06-19HouseReported as amended
2017-05-25HouseReferred to EDUCATION

Pennsylvania State Sources

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