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Regular Session 2011-2012
House Bill 1901

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 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.
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Last Action:
Act No. 82 of 2012, June 30, 2012
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