Education Committee Schedule: February 16 - 20, 2009

WEEKLY SCHEDULE

Education and Cultural Affairs Committee

Week of February 16 - 20, 2009

Monday:   

Presidents Day – No Scheduled Committee Meetings

Tuesday:  

Session

10:00 a.m. – House and Senate 

No Scheduled Committee Meetings

Wednesday:  

Briefings

9:00 a.m. –

Dept. of Education: Status of Congressional Stimulus Package for Education and Implications for 2009-10 and 2010-11 biennium budget bill

10:00 a.m. –

Maine Revenue Service and Dept. of Education: Certified State Valuation methodology (using property valuation and income to determine “ability to pay”)

1:00 p.m. –

Dept. of Education: Report on Review of Unfunded State Mandates

2:30 p.m. –

Dept. of Education: School District Reorganization (Continued from 2/9/09)

Thursday:  

Session

10:00 a.m. – House and Senate 

Public Hearings

1:00 p.m. –

L.D. 318: An Act Regarding Rockport College

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

L.D. 177: An Act To Modify the Maine Dental Education Loan Program 

Joint Public Hearing (Appropriations and Financial Affairs/ Education and Cultural Affairs Budget Subcommittee) in State House Room 228

1:00 p.m. –

L.D. 353: FY10-FY11 Biennial Budget Fund for Healthy Maine Items (Dental Education, Health Education Centers, Quality Child Care, DOE School Breakfast Program, DOE School Nurse Consultant) 

Friday:  

No Scheduled Committee Meetings