House Bill 647: Education Freedom Savings Accounts for Children with Disabilities

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Last Updated: March 24, 2017
House Bill 647: Education Freedom Savings Accounts for Children with Disabilities
Sponsors:
Representatives Cordelli, F. McCarthy, and Pitre
Summary:

This bill would establish education freedom savings accounts for children with disabilities. As defined in the bill, “Eligible student” means a New Hampshire resident who is a child with a disability as defined in RSA 186-C:2, I, or section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, 29 U.S.C. section 794 and who:
(a) Participated in the program in a prior year; or
(b) Is currently attending a New Hampshire public school, including a chartered public school, and for whom the adequate education grant in the next school year would be reduced if the student were removed from the average daily membership calculation; or
(c) Is a kindergarten or 1st grade student.

HSLDA's Position:
Neutral.
Action Requested:
None at this time
Status:
1/5/2017 (House) Introduced and Referred to Education
1/25/2017 (House) Public Hearing: 02/07/2017 11:00 AM LOB 207
1/25/2017 (House) Executive Session: 02/08/2017 09:30 AM LOB 207
2/10/2017 (House) Majority Committee Report: Ought to Pass for 02/15/2017 (Vote 11-7; RC)
2/15/2017 (House) Ought to Pass: MA RC 184-166; referred to Finance
2/21/2017 (House) Division II Work Session: 2/28/17 03:00 PM and 3/2/17 3:00 PM, LOB 209
3/01/2017 (House) Executive Session: 03/13/2017 10:00 AM LOB 210-211
3/15/2017 (House) Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate (Vote 22-4; RC)
3/23/2017 (House) Lay on Table (Rep. Hinch): MA DV 191-163

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