32nd Legislature(2021-2022)

Bill History/Action for Legislature

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  • Bill SB 8
  • Current Status (S) EDC
  •  Then FIN
  • Status Date 01/22/2021
  • Bill Version
  • Short Title PRE-K/ELEM ED PROGRAMS/FUNDING; READING
  • Sponsor(S) SENATORS BEGICH, Kawasaki, Gray-Jackson

  • Title "An Act relating to early education programs provided by school districts; relating to school age eligibility; relating to funding for early education programs; establishing early education programs and a voluntary parent program; relating to the duties of the Department of Education and Early Development; relating to certification of teachers; establishing a reading intervention program for public school students enrolled in grades kindergarten through three; establishing a reading program in the Department of Education and Early Development; establishing a teacher retention working group; and providing for an effective date."
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Full Text of SB 8 Intro/ Offered Passed
Version Amended Name PDF Date House Senate
SB0008A SB 8 pdf

Fiscal Action Summary

SB 8 Published
Fiscal Note Preparer Date Chamber Fiscal Impact Cmte Report Approp Bill

Bill Amendments Summary

  • Bill : SB 8

Amendments that are adopted are incorporated into the next version of the bill.
PDF versions of the amendment may have slight variations from the Journal entry. The Journal should be considered the authoritative version.

Action Journal
Amendment Chamber Action Date Page PDF

House and Senate Minutes/Recordings

  • Bill : SB 8
Meeting Date Start Time Title Meeting Details
3/3/2021 9:00 AM SENATE EDUCATION Minutes Audio/Video
3/1/2021 9:00 AM SENATE EDUCATION Minutes Audio/Video
2/19/2021 9:00 AM SENATE EDUCATION Minutes Audio/Video
2/15/2021 9:00 AM SENATE EDUCATION Minutes Audio/Video

Documents for Bill SB 8 32nd Legislature

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Document Name Date/Time Subjects
SB 8 POM from Ryan Howe (support).PDF SEDC 3/3/2021 9:00:00 AM
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SB 8 POM from Jenn Miller (support).pdf SEDC 3/3/2021 9:00:00 AM
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SB 8 Testimony from Danyelle Kimp (support).pdf SEDC 3/3/2021 9:00:00 AM
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SB 8 Testimony from Rhonda Harvey (oppose).pdf SEDC 3/3/2021 9:00:00 AM
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SB 8 Testimony from Arlene Wilson (support).pdf SEDC 3/3/2021 9:00:00 AM
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SB 8 Testimony from Santa Claus (support).pdf SEDC 3/3/2021 9:00:00 AM
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SB 8 Testimony from Linda Squibb (support).pdf SEDC 3/3/2021 9:00:00 AM
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SB 8 Testimony from Hayley Anderson (support).pdf SEDC 3/3/2021 9:00:00 AM
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SB 8 Testimony from Margaret Bauer (support).pdf SEDC 3/3/2021 9:00:00 AM
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SB 8 Testimony from Kelly Lessens (amend).pdf SEDC 3/3/2021 9:00:00 AM
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SB 8 Testimony from Erin Ohlson (support).pdf SEDC 3/3/2021 9:00:00 AM
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SB 8 Testimony from Chelsea Vukovich (support).pdf SEDC 3/3/2021 9:00:00 AM
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SB 8 Testimony from Amy and Stan Lujan (support).pdf SEDC 3/3/2021 9:00:00 AM
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Written Testimony SB8.OrrASD.pdf SEDC 3/3/2021 9:00:00 AM
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SB 8 Testimony from Alicia Berka (support).pdf SEDC 3/3/2021 9:00:00 AM
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SB 8 Testimony from Alaska Reading Coalition (support).pdf SEDC 3/3/2021 9:00:00 AM
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SB 8 Testimony from Ronda Schlumbohm .pdf SEDC 3/3/2021 9:00:00 AM
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SB 8 Testimony from Rebecca Himschoot (support).pdf SEDC 3/3/2021 9:00:00 AM
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SB 8 Testimony from Tiki Levinson (support).pdf SEDC 3/3/2021 9:00:00 AM
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SB 8 Testimony from Mike Bronson (support).pdf SEDC 3/3/2021 9:00:00 AM
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SB 8 M Hadaway Input SB 8 -SB 42.pdf SEDC 3/3/2021 9:00:00 AM
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SB 8 and 42-Ellis-Ott-Response.pdf SEDC 3/3/2021 9:00:00 AM
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SB 8 Testimony from Elizabeth Moreau Nicolai (support).pdf SEDC 3/3/2021 9:00:00 AM
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SB 8 Testimony from Margaret Hansen.pdf SEDC 3/3/2021 9:00:00 AM
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SB 8 Burk Presentation_Alaska Early Literacy.pdf SEDC 3/1/2021 9:00:00 AM
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SB 8 DEED Early Childhood Programs 2021 Report.pdf SEDC 3/1/2021 9:00:00 AM
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SB 8 Why Oklahoma’s public preschools are some of the best in the country.pdf SEDC 3/1/2021 9:00:00 AM
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SB 8 The Effects of Two Influential Early Childhood Interventions.pdf SEDC 3/1/2021 9:00:00 AM
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SB 8 Tennessee Isn’t Giving Up on Pre-K.pdf SEDC 3/1/2021 9:00:00 AM
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SB 8 PB-Barnett-EARLY-ED_FINAL.pdf SEDC 3/1/2021 9:00:00 AM
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SB 8 ie_main_FINAL.pdf SEDC 3/1/2021 9:00:00 AM
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SB 8 duke_prekstudy_final_4-4-17_hires.pdf SEDC 3/1/2021 9:00:00 AM
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SB 8 dsi_main_FINAL.pdf SEDC 3/1/2021 9:00:00 AM
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SB 8 Benefits Of Preschool_ Kids Who Attend Public Preschool Are Better Prepared For Kindergarten _ NPR Ed _ NPR.pdf SEDC 3/1/2021 9:00:00 AM
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SB 8 Alaska Early Care and Learning in Alaska Report.pdf SEDC 3/1/2021 9:00:00 AM
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SB 8 Additional Document AK Pre Elementary Research Compilation Summary 2.2017.pdf SEDC 3/1/2021 9:00:00 AM
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SB 8 2020 Early Childhood Environmental Scan.pdf SEDC 3/1/2021 9:00:00 AM
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SB 8 Fiscal Notes Overview.pdf SEDC 3/1/2021 9:00:00 AM
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SB 8 Invited Testimony Presentation from Nome Public Schools.pdf SEDC 3/1/2021 9:00:00 AM
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SB 8 Bishop Deena Written Testimony in Support.pdf SEDC 3/1/2021 9:00:00 AM
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SB 8 FN_DHSS_Women Child and Family Health.pdf SEDC 2/15/2021 9:00:00 AM
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SB 8 FN_DEED_Student and School Achievement.pdf SEDC 2/15/2021 9:00:00 AM
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SB 8 FN_DEED_Pre-K Grants.pdf SEDC 2/15/2021 9:00:00 AM
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SB 8 FN_DEED_Early Learning Coordination.pdf SEDC 2/15/2021 9:00:00 AM
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SB 8 FN_Capitalization_Public Education Fund.pdf SEDC 2/15/2021 9:00:00 AM
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SB 8 FN_DEED_K-12_Aid.pdf SEDC 2/15/2021 9:00:00 AM
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SB 8 F_Heckman_PerryMidlife_OnePager_050819.pdf SEDC 2/15/2021 9:00:00 AM
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SB 8 2018 Early Learning Program Report.pdf SEDC 2/15/2021 9:00:00 AM
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SB 8 Sponsor Statement.pdf SEDC 2/15/2021 9:00:00 AM
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SB 8 Sectional Analysis.pdf SEDC 2/15/2021 9:00:00 AM
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SB 8 Legislation.pdf SEDC 2/15/2021 9:00:00 AM
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Jrn Date Jrn Page Text
35 (S) PREFILE RELEASED 1/8/21
35 (S) READ THE FIRST TIME - REFERRALS
35 (S) EDC, FIN
35 (S) REFERRED TO EDUCATION
148 (S) COSPONSOR(S): KAWASAKI, GRAY-JACKSON
Text (S) EDUCATION at 09:00 AM BUTROVICH 205
Text (S) Heard & Held
Min (S) Minutes (SEDC)
Text (S) EDUCATION at 09:00 AM BUTROVICH 205
Text (S) Heard & Held
Min (S) Minutes (SEDC)
Text (S) EDUCATION at 09:00 AM BUTROVICH 205
Text (S) -- MEETING CANCELED --
Text (S) EDUCATION at 09:00 AM BUTROVICH 205
Text (S) Heard & Held
Min (S) Minutes (SEDC)
Text (S) EDUCATION at 09:00 AM BUTROVICH 205
Text (S) Heard & Held
Min (S) Minutes (SEDC)
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