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2014-04-25 House JournalFull Journal pdf
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 2014-04-25 House Journal Page 2825 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 date." (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 Development 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.