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Wolf's Wonderings 2-14-2020

With next week being the First Funnel Week, this week has been fast paced with many bills coming out of subcommittees.  Here are the high points of the week:

Bills of Interest Discussed in Subcommittees

HSB642 – Senior Year Plus Proficiencies

This bill was unanimously passed out of the subcommittee.

HSB644 – CTE Instructor Qualifications

This bill was amended and unanimously passed out of the subcommittee. The amendment adds, “or a baccalaureate degree in any area of study with a minimum of 18 semester hours in the career and technical field of instruction in which the instructor is teaching classes”. This bill is now identical to SF2154.

SSB3139 – Expansion of EMS Training Programs

This bill was unanimously passed out of the subcommittee. It appears on the Senate State Government Committee agenda for Monday, February 17 at 4:00 p.m.

Bills of Interest Filed this Week

HF2353 – Ability of public officials/employees to accept honoraria from restricted donors.

HF2354 – Limitations regarding the amount of honoraria a public official/employee can accept.

HSB688 – Prohibits community colleges from offering new CTE programs that may duplicate programs

    offered by private institutions.

SF2223 – Requires community colleges to provide DOE student information regarding the intent to

pursue a four-year degree, progress towards a bachelor’s degree, and enrollment at a four-year college after community college.

SSB3176 – Statutory corrections

IACCT Legislative Consultant Laurie Wolf: (515) 669-0194 or lawolf@iacct.com.

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