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House Bill 1901; Regular Session 2011-2012


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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 definitions, for background checks of prospective employees and conviction of employees of certain offenses and for collection of identifying information of students attending institutions of higher education; providing for adjustments based on Consumer Price Index and for Keystone Exams; in school districts, further providing for moratorium on certain data collection systems and data sets; in school finances, providing for reopening of 2012-2013 budget and for intergovernmental agreements for school security and safety; in grounds and buildings, providing for limitation on new applications for the Department of Education's approval of public school building projects and further providing for work to be done under contract let on bids and exception; in books, furniture and supplies, further providing for purchase of supplies; in district superintendents and assistant district superintendents, further providing for eligibility and for manner of election or approval, providing for performance review and further providing for election of assistant district superintendents, for term and salary of assistants, for commissions and for removal; in professional employees, further providing for rating system and for causes for suspension; in pupils and attendance, further providing for liability for tuition and enforcement of payment and for school lunch and breakfast reimbursement; in safe schools, further providing for regulations; adding a requirement relating to cardiopulminary resuscitation; providing for open campus initiatives; in high schools; further providing for attendance in other districts; reenacting and amending provisions relating to school boards and educational empowerment; in community colleges, further providing for financial program, reimbursement of payments; in Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology, further providing for contracts for construction, repair, renovation or maintenance; in State System of Higher Education, further providing for project contracts and for powers and duties of institution presidents; in school districts of the first class, further providing for superintendents of schools or buildings and of supplies; in funding for public libraries, providing for State and for fiscal year 2012-2013; in reimbursements by Commonwealth and between school districts, providing for basic education funding for 2011-2012 school year, further providing for payments to intermediate units and for special education payments to school districts, providing for assistance to school districts certified as education empowerment districts, further providing for Pennsylvania accountability grants and providing for targeted industry cluster certificate scholarship program; and making editorial changes.
PN 2570
Referred to EDUCATION, Oct. 18, 2011
Reported as committed, Oct. 19, 2011
First consideration, Oct. 19, 2011
Laid on the table, Oct. 19, 2011
Removed from table, Oct. 25, 2011
Second consideration, Oct. 26, 2011
Re-committed to APPROPRIATIONS, Oct. 26, 2011
Re-reported as committed, Oct. 31, 2011
Third consideration and final passage, Oct. 31, 2011 (196-0)
(Remarks see House Journal Page 2139-2140), Oct. 31, 2011
In the Senate
Referred to EDUCATION, Nov. 1, 2011
Reported as committed, May 22, 2012
First consideration, May 22, 2012
Second consideration, May 23, 2012
Re-committed to EDUCATION, May 23, 2012
PN 3845
Re-reported as amended, June 27, 2012
Re-referred to APPROPRIATIONS, June 27, 2012
PN 3885
Re-reported as amended, June 29, 2012
Third consideration and final passage, June 29, 2012 (47-2)
(Remarks see Senate Journal Page 740-745), June 29, 2012
In the House
Referred to RULES, June 29, 2012
Re-reported on concurrence, as committed, June 29, 2012
House concurred in Senate amendments, June 30, 2012 (115-82)
(Remarks see House Journal Page 1627-1638), June 30, 2012
Signed in House, June 30, 2012
Signed in Senate, June 30, 2012
Presented to the Governor, June 30, 2012
Approved by the Governor, June 30, 2012
Act No. 82 of 2012, June 30, 2012
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