House Bill 49: Creates Alaska Parents as Teachers Act

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Last Updated: April 15, 2012
House Bill 49: Creates Alaska Parents as Teachers Act
Sponsors:
Representatives Chris Tuck, Scott Kawasaki, Les Gara, Pete Petersen, Max Gruenberg, Cathy Munoz, Bill Thomas, Jr., Neal Foster, Bryce Edgmon, Peggy Wilson, Alan Dick, Reggie Joule, Berta Gardner and Bob Miller
Summary:

This bill would create the Alaska Parents as Teachers Act for children under five years of age. This program would be developed and implemented by the Department of Education and Early Development.

HSLDA's Position:

HSLDA considers this to be an unnecessary intrusion of the government into the family unit. This bill should be opposed.

Action Requested:
None at this time
Status:

01/18/2011     (House)     Read for the first time
01/18/2011     (House)     Referred to Education & Finance
01/18/2011     (House)     Referred to Education
03/07/2011     (House)     Munoz added as a cosponsor
03/10/2011     (House)     Thomas added as a cosponsor
03/11/2011     (House)     Education hearing at 9:00 a.m.
03/14/2011     (House)     Education hearing at 8:00 a.m.
03/14/2011     (House)     Moved committee substitute out of committee
03/16/2011     (House)     Do pass: Cissna, P. Wilson, Seaton, Kawasaki, Dick
03/16/2011     (House)     No recommendation: Pruitt, Feige
03/16/2011     (House)     Referred to Finance
03/25/2011     (House)     Foster, Edgmon, and P. Wilson added as cosponsors
03/28/2011     (House)     Dick added as a cosponsor
03/31/2011     (House)     Joule added as a cosponsor
04/09/2011     (House)     Finance Committee hearing at 1:00 p.m.
04/09/2011     (House)     Scheduled but not heard - time change from 10:00 a.m.
04/14/2011     (House)     Finance Committee hearing at 8:30 a.m.
04/14/2011     (House)     Heard and held
01/23/2012     (House)     Gardner added as a cosponsor
01/27/2012     (House)     Cosponsor(s): Miller
04/15/2012     (House)     Bill died when legislature adjourned

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