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House Bill 1067; Regular Session 2007-2008


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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 background checks of prospective employees and conviction of employees of certain offenses and prohibiting certain regulations for the 2008-2009 school year; in school finances, further providing for annual budget, additional or increased appropriations and transfer of funds; in pupils and attendance, providing for classroom placement of twins and higher order multiples and parental discretion; in safe schools, further providing for office for safe schools, providing for policy relating to bullying, and further providing for transfer of records; in educational support services and educational assistance programs, further providing for educational assistance program; in early learning programs, further providing for definitions; in high schools, establishing the virtual high school study commission; in charter schools, further providing for requirements, for term and form of charter, for facilities, for enrollment, for transportation and for causes for nonrenewal or termination; in education empowerment, further providing for board of school directors, for education empowerment districts and for mandate waiver program; in community colleges, further providing for financial program and reimbursement of payments; in disruptive student programs, further providing for definitions and for applications; in system of higher education, further providing for annual report; in educational improvement tax credit, further providing for definitions, for tax credits and for limitations and providing for state-related university reporting; in school districts of the first class, further providing for board of public education and additional duties; in funding for public libraries, providing for state aid for fiscal year 2008-2009; in reimbursements by Commonwealth and between school districts, further providing for definitions and for funding for partnership schools, providing for basic education funding for student achievement and for accountability to Commonwealth taxpayers further providing for payments to intermediate units, for special education payments to school districts, for Commonwealth reimbursements for charter and cyber charter schools and for Pennsylvania accountability grants.
PN 1304
Referred to EDUCATION, April 18, 2007
PN 1911
Reported as amended, June 13, 2007
First consideration, June 13, 2007
Re-committed to RULES, June 13, 2007
Re-reported as committed, Sept. 17, 2007
Laid on the table, Sept. 17, 2007
Removed from table, Sept. 24, 2007
Re-committed to APPROPRIATIONS, Sept. 24, 2007
Re-reported as committed, Sept. 25, 2007
Second consideration, Sept. 26, 2007
Third consideration and final passage, Oct. 1, 2007 (196-0)
In the Senate
Referred to EDUCATION, Oct. 22, 2007
PN 3873
Reported as amended, June 9, 2008
First consideration, June 9, 2008
Re-referred to APPROPRIATIONS, June 16, 2008
Re-reported as committed, June 26, 2008
Second consideration, June 27, 2008
Re-committed to APPROPRIATIONS, July 3, 2008
PN 4199
Re-reported as amended, July 4, 2008
Third consideration and final passage, July 4, 2008 (50-0)
(Remarks see Senate Journal Page 2428-2429), July 4, 2008
In the House
Referred to RULES, July 4, 2008
Reported as committed, July 4, 2008
House concurred in Senate amendments, July 4, 2008 (191-11)
(Remarks see House Journal Page 1922-1924), July 4, 2008
Signed in House, July 4, 2008
Signed in Senate, July 4, 2008
Re-signed in House, July 8, 2008
(Remarks see House Journal Page ), July 8, 2008
Re-signed in Senate, July 8, 2008
(Remarks see Senate Journal Page ), July 8, 2008
Presented to the Governor, July 8, 2008
Approved by the Governor, July 9, 2008
Act No. 61 of 2008, July 9, 2008
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