Education Committee Schedule - March 30 - April 3, 2009

WEEKLY SCHEDULE

Education and Cultural Affairs Committee

Week of March 30 – April 3, 2009

Monday:   

Work Sessions

9:00 a.m. –

L.D. 160: An Act To Require the Department of Education To Provide an Accounting of School Subsidy Based on Individual Members in a Regional School Unit or Alternative Organizational Structure

L.D. 816: An Act To Authorize the Commissioner of Education To Issue Separate Subsidy Checks to Each Municipality in an Alternative Organizational Structure

L.D. 818: An Act To Improve Transparency in the School Funding Formula

L.D. 1037: An Act To Require the Department of Education To Provide Certain Information to Individual Communities of Alternative Organizational Structures

MEPRI Road Map for EPS Study

L.D. 190: Resolve, Directing the Department of Education To Convene a Stakeholders Group To Analyze the School Funding Formula

L.D. 522: Resolve, To Establish the Study Commission Regarding Teachers' Salaries

L.D. 636: An Act To Control Education Administrative Costs

L.D. 551: An Act To Improve the Essential Programs and Services Funding Formula

L.D. 806: An Act To Authorize Fuel Cost Stabilization Funds To Be Established in School Administrative Units 

Public Hearing

1:00 p.m. –

L.D. 1049: An Act To Encourage Cooperation among School Administrative Units 

Work Sessions

2:00 p.m. –

L.D. 489: Resolve, Regarding Continuity of Care in the Child Development Services System

L.D. 523: Resolve, Directing the Department of Health and Human Services and Department of Education To Enter into a Memorandum of Understanding Regarding Early Childhood Intervention

L.D. 866: Resolve, To Examine Data Discrepancies and Adequately Identify and Serve Children with Brain Injuries

L.D. 735: An Act To Allow Unimmunized Children to Attend School Upon Parental Waiver

Tuesday:  

Session

10:00 a.m. – House and Senate

Wednesday:  

Public Hearings

9:00 a.m. – to be held in Cross Building Room 209

School District Reorganization Bills

L.D. 635: An Act To Provide Additional Time to Certain School Administrative Units To Comply with School Administrative Unit Reorganization Laws

L.D. 95: An Act To Eliminate Penalties for Nonconforming School Administrative Units

L.D. 188: An Act To Establish a Moratorium on School Administrative Regionalization

L.D. 285: An Act To Amend the Laws Governing the Consolidation of School Administrative Units To Delay All Penalties for 2 Years

L.D. 174: An Act Regarding School Consolidation

L.D. 189: An Act To Exempt School Union No. 60 from the Laws Requiring School Administrative Unit Consolidation

L.D. 467: An Act To Exempt School Administrative District 12, School Union 37 and School Union 60 from the Laws Requiring School Administration Consolidation

L.D. 778: An Act To Exempt Certain Isolated Rural Communities from the Minimum Student Enrollment Requirements in the Laws Governing the Reorganization of School Administrative Units

L.D. 570: An Act To Improve the Laws Governing the Consolidation of School Administrative Units

L.D. 475: An Act Regarding the Reorganization of Regional School Units and Allowing a Municipality To Opt Out of an Existing School Structure

L.D. 158: An Act To Allow an Alternative Organizational Structure To Act as a Fiscal Agent for Each Member or Municipality in That Alternative Organizational Structure

L.D. 159: An Act To Provide an Administrative Structure for a School Administrative Unit That Does Not Join a Regional School Unit or an Alternative Organizational Structure

L.D. 1226: An Act To Eliminate the Opt-out Penalty for Consolidation of Schools if a School Administrative Unit Forms an Alternative Organizational Structure

L.D. 1287: An Act To Amend the Laws Governing School Consolidation To Eliminate Penalties, Establish Incentives and Allow Alternative Voting Procedures

L.R. 1438: An Act to Provide Collective Bargaining Protection for Alternative Organizational Structure Employees 

1:00 p.m. – to be held in Cross Building Room 209

School District Reorganization Bills

L.D. 977: An Act To Repeal the School District Consolidation Laws (Initiated Bill)

L.D. 115: An Act To Repeal the Laws Governing Consolidation of School Administrative Units

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The Education and Cultural Affairs Committee will hold a work session on Wednesday, April 1, 2009 at 3:30 PM or ASAP concerning LD 353: The Biennial Budget, General Purpose Aid Parts A, C, and GGG.  This meeting will be held in Cross Building Room 209 (the Health and Human Services room).

 

Thursday:  

Session

10:00 a.m. – House and Senate 

Confirmation Hearings

1:00 p.m. –

University of Maine System Board of Trustees:

Eleanor M. Baker of Cape Elizabeth

Kevin P. McCarthy of Falmouth 

Work Sessions

2:30 p.m. –

L.D. 248: An Act To Transfer Authority for School Food Service Programs to the Department of Agriculture, Food and Rural Resources

L.D. 364: An Act To Eliminate Schools' Responsibility for Transportation of Preschool Students

L.D. 749: Resolve, Directing the Department of Education To Take Measures To Assist Blind and Visually Impaired Students

L.D. 358: Resolve, Requiring the Department of Education To Amend Rules Relating to School Construction

L.D. 465: An Act To Amend Maine's School Construction Laws To Reduce the Percentage for Art to 0.5%

L.D. 571: An Act To Protect College Students from Predatory Marketing and Lending Practices

L.D. 856: An Act To Ensure the Availability of Supplemental Educational Loans

Friday:  

Work Sessions

9:00 a.m. –

L.D. 520: An Act Authorizing Colleges and Universities To Regulate Public Safety on Their Campuses

School District Reorganization Bills

L.D. 977: An Act To Repeal the School District Consolidation Laws (Initiated Bill)

L.D. 115: An Act To Repeal the Laws Governing Consolidation of School Administrative Units

L.D. 635: An Act To Provide Additional Time to Certain School Administrative Units To Comply with School Administrative Unit Reorganization Laws

L.D. 95: An Act To Eliminate Penalties for Nonconforming School Administrative Units

L.D. 188: An Act To Establish a Moratorium on School Administrative Regionalization

L.D. 285: An Act To Amend the Laws Governing the Consolidation of School Administrative Units To Delay All Penalties for 2 Years

L.D. 174: An Act Regarding School Consolidation

L.D. 189: An Act To Exempt School Union No. 60 from the Laws Requiring School Administrative Unit Consolidation

L.D. 467: An Act To Exempt School Administrative District 12, School Union 37 and School Union 60 from the Laws Requiring School Administration Consolidation

L.D. 778: An Act To Exempt Certain Isolated Rural Communities from the Minimum Student Enrollment Requirements in the Laws Governing the Reorganization of School Administrative Units

L.D. 570: An Act To Improve the Laws Governing the Consolidation of School Administrative Units

L.D. 475: An Act Regarding the Reorganization of Regional School Units and Allowing a Municipality To Opt Out of an Existing School Structure

L.D. 158: An Act To Allow an Alternative Organizational Structure To Act as a Fiscal Agent for Each Member or Municipality in That Alternative Organizational Structure

L.D. 159: An Act To Provide an Administrative Structure for a School Administrative Unit That Does Not Join a Regional School Unit or an Alternative Organizational Structure

L.D. 1226: An Act To Eliminate the Opt-out Penalty for Consolidation of Schools if a School Administrative Unit Forms an Alternative Organizational Structure

L.D. 1287: An Act To Amend the Laws Governing School Consolidation To Eliminate Penalties, Establish Incentives and Allow Alternative Voting Procedures

L.R. 1438: An Act to Provide Collective Bargaining Protection for Alternative Organizational Structure Employees