Legislature's Education Committee schedule: Jan 11-15


Education and Cultural Affairs Committee

Week of January 11-15, 2010


Work Sessions

1:00 p.m. –

L.D. 352: An Act To Encourage Veterinary Practice in Maine

L.D. 470: An Act To Sustain Nursing Education in Lincoln County

2:00 p.m. –

DOE/UMS Report on Science Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) Study



10:00 a.m. –  House and Senate 

Work Sessions

1:00 p.m. –

Report of Study Commission Regarding Teachers’ Compensation

2:30 p.m. – TENTATIVE

Report on Braille Transcriber Credentials


Public Hearings

9:00 a.m. –

L.D. 1532: An Act To Align Education Laws with Certain Federal Laws

L.D. 1654: An Act To Improve the Availability, Efficiency and Cost of Services for Infants, Young Children and Their Families 

Work Sessions

1:00 p.m. –

L.D. 1564: An Act To Update the Laws Concerning the Maine School of Science and Mathematics

L.D. 1563: Resolve, To Develop a Model Academic Year Calendar



10:00 a.m. –  House and Senate 

Public Hearing – Joint with Appropriations Committee in State House Room 228

1:00 p.m. –

LD 1671, Governor’s Supplemental Budget:

Cultural Agencies and MPBC

FAME and Higher Education

DOE and all other education entities


State Shut Down Day