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May 17, 2006

Senate Bill 606 (LD 1640): Public Charter School Bill Dies

Sponsor:
Senator Weston of Waldo, Representative Kaelin of Winterport, Representative Dugay of Cherryfield, Representative Mckenney of Cumberland, Representative Piotti of Unity, Senator Rosen of Hancock, Senator Turner of Cumberland.

Summary:
Bill would have established charter public schools in Maine.

Status:

05/03/2005 (Senate): Committee On Education And Cultural Affairs Suggested And Ordered Printed. On Motion By Senator Mitchell Of Kennebec Referred to the Committee On Education And Cultural Affairs. Bill Ordered Sent Down Forthwith For Concurrence.
05/03/2005(House): Bill Referred to the Committee On Education And Cultural Affairs. In Concurrence. Ordered Sent Forthwith.
06/18/2005(House): Carried Over To Any Special Or Regular Session Of The 122nd Legislature Pursuant To Joint Order HP 1203.
1/26/2006Joint Education And Cultural Affairs Committee Hearing, 1 p.m. Room 202 Cross Building. Not Yet Reported Out of Committee.
3/07/2006 (Senate) Motion to Accept the Majority Ought not to Pass Report. Tabled Pending mMtion to Accept the Majority Ought not to Pass Report. Moved to Unfinished Business.
3/27/2006 (Senate) Taken From the Table by the President on Motion by Senator Mitchell of Kennebec Majority Ought Not to Pass Report Accepted (Remarks Made) Roll Call Ordered, Yeas 18 - Nays 16 - Excused 0 - Absent 1, Prevailed Sent Down For Concurrence.
3/30/2006 (House) Speaker Laid Before the House, Subsequently, the Majority Ought Not to Pass Report Was Accepted. Yeas 79 - Nays 63 - Absent 9 - Excused 0). In Concurrence. Ordered Sent Forthwith. Placed in the Legislative Files. Bill Died.

HSLDA's Position:
Oppose unless amended.

Action Requested:
No more action is necessary.

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