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SB 438

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Establishing the Kansas blueprint for literacy and a literacy advisory committee, directing the board of regents to appoint a director of literacy education, requiring the board of regents and board of education to collaborate on a literacy micro-credential, providing university presidents and deans of education oversight over postsecondary literacy courses, requiring a plan to establish centers of excellence in reading, requiring the board of education to submit annual reports to the legislature on literacy goals; establishing the Kansas education opportunity scholarship to replace the Kansas ethnic minority scholarship, removing limits on Kansas nursing service scholarship awards and modifying the interest rate terms and repayment obligations for such awards, eliminating the requirement to subtract other aid from the state payment for the AO-K program, modifying financial limitations on Kansas hero's scholarship awards and broadening eligibility requirements for such awards. (more)

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Conference Committee Reports

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Bill History

AR: Amendment Report CCRB: Conference Committee Report Brief JPN: Journal Page Number
Date Chamber Status AR CCRB JPN
Thu, Apr 25, 2024 Senate Enrolled and presented to Governor on Monday, April 15, 2024
Fri, Apr 5, 2024 Senate Conference Committee Report was adopted; Yea: 34 Nay: 3
Thu, Apr 4, 2024 House Conference Committee Report was adopted; Yea: 98 Nay: 22 2573
Thu, Apr 4, 2024 House Conference committee report now available Download PDF Download PDF
Thu, Apr 4, 2024 Senate Conference Committee Report agree to disagree adopted; Senator Baumgardner, Senator Erickson and Senator Sykes appointed as second conferees
Thu, Apr 4, 2024 House Conference Committee Report agree to disagree adopted; Representative Thomas, Representative Estes and Representative Stogsdill appointed as second conferees 2485
Thu, Apr 4, 2024 House Conference committee report now available Download PDF
Mon, Apr 1, 2024 House Motion to accede adopted; Representative Thomas, Representative Estes and Representative Stogsdill appointed as conferees 2403
Wed, Mar 27, 2024 Senate Nonconcurred with amendments; Conference Committee requested; appointed Senator Baumgardner , Senator Erickson and Senator Sykes as conferees 1823
Wed, Mar 27, 2024 House Emergency Final Action - Passed as amended; Yea: 122 Nay: 0 2385
Wed, Mar 27, 2024 House Committee of the Whole - Be passed as amended 2375
Wed, Mar 27, 2024 House Committee of the Whole - Amendment by Representative Thomas was adopted 2375
Wed, Mar 27, 2024 House Committee of the Whole - Motion to Amend - Offered by Representative Thomas Download PDF
Mon, Mar 25, 2024 House Committee Report recommending bill be passed by Committee on Education Download PDF 2287
Wed, Mar 20, 2024 House Hearing: Wednesday, March 20, 2024, 1:30 PM Room 218-N
Mon, Mar 11, 2024 House Withdrawn from Committee on K-12 Education Budget; Referred to Committee on Education 1916
Wed, Feb 28, 2024 House Referred to Committee on K-12 Education Budget 1874
Wed, Feb 28, 2024 House Received and Introduced 1871
Thu, Feb 22, 2024 Senate Emergency Final Action - Passed as amended; Yea: 40 Nay: 0 1589
Thu, Feb 22, 2024 Senate Committee of the Whole - Be passed as amended 1579
Thu, Feb 22, 2024 Senate Committee of the Whole - Committee Report be adopted 1579
Tue, Feb 20, 2024 Senate Committee Report recommending bill be passed as amended by Committee on Education Download PDF 1545
Wed, Feb 14, 2024 Senate Hearing: Wednesday, February 14, 2024, 1:30 PM Room 144-S
Fri, Feb 2, 2024 Senate Referred to Committee on Education 1472
Thu, Feb 1, 2024 Senate Introduced 1467
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