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May 25, 2005

House Bill 521 (LD 726): An Act Requiring Legislative Review of Any Rules Governing Private Schools

Sponsors:
Representatives Cummings, Norton and Cain; Senator Mitchell.

Summary:
This bill establishes that any rules that govern private schools adopted by the Department of Education after January 1, 2006, are major substantive rules and are subject to legislative review. This would give an extra measure of protection to families who operate under the Non Approved Private School (NAPS) option.

Status:

02/10/2005(House): Introduced, referred to Committee on Education and Cultural Affairs.
02/15/2005(Senate): Referred to the Committee on Education and Cultural Affairs; bill is in concurrence.
03/24/2005Joint Education and Cultural Affairs Committee Hearing, 1:00 PM, Room 202 Cross Building.
4/8/2005Joint Education and Cultural Affairs Committee Work Session, 9:00 AM Room 202, Cross State Office Building.
05/05/2005House): Bill placed on Consent Calendar
5/7/2005House): Amendment to make amendments to the rules a substantive change.
5/9/2005House): Bill passed to be engrossed, sent for concurrence.
5/11/2005House): Committee on bills reports no further verbal amendments necessary.
05/17/2005House): Passed to be enacted. Bill sent to the Senate for concurrence.
5/18/2005Senate): Bill passed by Senate.

HSLDA's Position:
Support.

Action Requested:
No more action is necessary.

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