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Regular Session 2017-2018
House Bill 1448

Short Title:
An Act amending the act of March 10, 1949 (P.L.30, No.14), known as the Public School Code of 1949, in preliminary provisions, further providing for Keystone Exams; in organization meetings and officers of boards of school directors, providing for executive sessions; in duties and powers of boards of school directors, providing for third-party services; in grounds and buildings, further providing for limitation on new applications for Department of Education approval of public school building projects and providing for lead testing; in books, furniture and supplies, further providing for time and manner of adopting and furnishing textbooks and supplementary books; in professional employees, further providing for persons to be suspended; in certification of teachers, further providing for provisional vocational education certificate; in pupils and attendance, further providing for definitions, providing for attendance policy at nonpublic schools and further providing for excuses from attending school, for penalties for violating compulsory school attendance requirements and for nonprofit school food program; in Drug and Alcohol Recovery High School Pilot Program, further providing for term of program and for reporting; in terms and courses of study, further providing for fire and emergency evacuation drills; in community colleges, further providing for financial program and reimbursement of payments; in educational tax credits, further providing for definitions, for qualification and application by organizations, for application by business firms, for tax credits and for limitations; providing for higher education accountability and transparency; in funding for public libraries, providing for State aid for fiscal year 2018-2019; and, in reimbursements by Commonwealth and between school districts, further providing for payments to intermediate units, for assistance to school districts declared to be in financial recovery status or identified for financial watch status and for Ready-to-Learn Block Grant.
Prime Sponsor:
Last Action:
Act No. 39 of 2018, June 22, 2018
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Statute References :

This bill amends the act of March 10, 1949 (P.L.0030, No.14), known as the Public School Code Of 1949. Other bills that also amend the same statute are listed below.