Legislature(2013 - 2014)

2014-04-25 House Journal

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2014-04-25                     House Journal                      Page 2824
HB 278                                                                                                                        
The Free Conference Committee considering CSHB 278(FIN) am and                                                                  
SCS CSHB 278(FIN) am S recommends the following be adopted:                                                                     
     FREE CONFERENCE CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 278                                                                                  
     "An Act relating to the exemption from jury service for certain                                                            
     teachers; relating to the powers of the Department of Education                                                            
     and Early Development; relating to school performance reports;                                                             
     relating to accountability standards; providing funding for Internet                                                       
     services; relating to secondary school course credit earned through                                                        
     assessment; relating to public school college and career readiness                                                         
     assessments and diplomas; relating to the secondary school                                                                 
     competency examination and related requirements; relating to                                                               
     charter schools and student transportation; relating to residential                                                        
     school applications; relating to school construction bond debt                                                             
     reimbursement; increasing the stipend for boarding school                                                                  
     students; relating to the local contribution to public school                                                              
     funding; increasing the base student allocation used in the formula                                                        
     for state funding of public education; relating to correspondence                                                          
     programs, funding, and student allotments; relating to funding of                                                          
     and reporting by Alaska technical and vocational education                                                                 

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     programs; relating to earning high school credit for completion of                                                         
     vocational education courses offered by institutions receiving                                                             
     technical and vocational education program funding; relating to                                                            
     schools operated by a federal agency; relating to education tax                                                            
     credits; establishing an optional municipal tax exemption for                                                              
     privately owned real property rented or leased for use as a charter                                                        
     school; establishing a pilot project for public middle school                                                              
     students; requiring the Department of Administration to provide a                                                          
     proposal for a salary and benefits schedule for school districts and                                                       
     for teacher tenure; requiring the Legislative Budget and Audit                                                             
     Committee to provide for studies on public education funding;                                                              
     requiring the Department of Education and Early Development to                                                             
     report to the legislature on school design and construction;                                                               
     relating to grants to school districts; and providing for an effective                                                     
     (SCR 29 - title change resolution)                                                                                         
Rule 42(a) and (b) of the Uniform Rules was waived (page 2755).                                                                 
The report was signed by Representatives Hawker (Chair), Gattis,                                                                
Kito III; and Senators Meyer (Chair), Dunleavy, Hoffman.                                                                        
The following fiscal note(s) apply to FCCS HB 278:                                                                              
25.  Fiscal, University of Alaska                                                                                               
27. Fiscal, Senate Finance Committee/Dept. of Labor & Workforce                                                                 
28. Fiscal, Dept. of Education & Early Development                                                                              
29. Fiscal, Dept. of Education & Early Development                                                                              
32. Fiscal, Dept. of Administration                                                                                             
33. Indeterminate, Dept. of Education & Early Development                                                                       
34. Fiscal, Dept. of Education & Early Development                                                                              
35. Fiscal, Dept. of Education & Early Development                                                                              
36. Fiscal, Dept. of Education & Early Development                                                                              
37. Zero, Dept. of Education & Early Development                                                                                
38. Fiscal, Free Conference Committee/Legislative Agency                                                                        
The report was received in the Chief Clerk's office at 9:20 a.m., April                                                         
25, 2014.                                                                                                                       
The report is under Unfinished Business.