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HB 2466 in H Education Committee - Enacting the promoting advancement in computing knowledge act; requiring computer science courses of instruction in high schools; making and concerning appropriations for the state board of regents and the state department of education for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2023.
HB 2511 in H K-12 Education Budget Committee- Authorizing certain students to participate in activities regulated by the Kansas state high school activities association and making members of or persons employed by the Kansas state high school activities association mandatory reporters of child abuse and neglect
HB 2593 in H Committee on Insurance and Pensions- Reducing the KPERS working after retirement employer contribution rate to only the statutory rate and decreasing the waiting period to 60 days for certain retirants employed by a school district for a period ending June 30, 2024.
HB 2690 in H K-12 Education Budget Committee- Establishing the legislative award for excellence in teaching program to provide merit-based bonuses to teachers in certain school districts, establishing the every child can read act to focus on third-grade literacy proficiency and requiring the state department of education to provide summary academic achievement reports
SB 363 and SB 393 in S Committee on Education – Requiring school districts to annually publish on the internet a list of training materials and activities used for student instruction and teacher professional development at each school of the school district. Requiring school districts to annually publish on the internet a list of learning materials and activities used for student instruction at each school of the school district and providing a penalty for violations thereof
SB 499 in Senate Committee on Education- Requiring a second student count for virtual school enrollment, increasing certain virtual school state aid amounts and providing for additional state aid for certain students who transfer to virtual schools
SCR 1621 - Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide that the governor will appoint supreme court justices subject to senate confirmation and to eliminate the supreme court nominating commission And SCR 1622 - Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide for partisan, statewide election of justices of the supreme court and abolish the supreme court nominating commission
SB 541 in Senate Judiciary- Requiring compensation for the use, restriction on use, damage, loss or destruction of property as a result of certain governmental actions; providing that orders and similar actions by public officials relating to face mask mandates, gathering limitations, business restrictions and religious gathering limitations shall not exceed 30 days in duration at a time before being renewed or allowed to expire; prohibiting school officials from issuing or requiring use of a COVID-19 vaccination passport or discriminating against a student based upon COVID-19 vaccination status; requiring schools to recognize exemptions from vaccination requirements and face mask mandates; prescribing powers, duties and functions of the board of education of each school district, the governing body of each community college and the governing body of each technical college related to contagious or infectious disease and modifying judicial review provisions related thereto; removing the sunset provision in the COVID-19 contact tracing privacy act; and authorizing reimbursement of property taxes levied upon businesses shut down or restricted as a result of certain governmental actions related to contagious or infectious disease.
SCR 1620-A PROPOSITION to amend article 11 of the constitution of the state of Kansas by adding a new section thereto; requiring a supermajority for passage of certain bills for new or increased state taxes.