HB 1981 School Divisions of Innovation; definition, regulatory provisions.
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Summary as passed: (all summaries)

School Divisions of Innovation. Requires the Board of Education to promulgate regulations for the designation of School Divisions of Innovation in which the local school board in the local school division or any school therein so designated shall, pursuant to a plan of innovation, be exempted from certain regulatory provisions and be permitted to adopt alternative policies for school administrators, teachers, and staff to meet the diverse needs of students and to improve student learning; educational performance; and college, career, and citizenship readiness skills in the local school division or any school therein.

Full text:
01/10/17  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17101317D  pdf | impact statement
02/06/17  House: Printed as engrossed 17101317D-E  pdf | impact statement
02/24/17  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1981ER)  pdf | impact statement
03/24/17  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0760)  pdf

Amendments:
House amendments
Senate amendments
Senate amendments engrossed

Status:
01/10/17  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17101317D
01/10/17  House: Referred to Committee on Education
01/20/17  House: Assigned Education sub: Education Innovation
01/31/17  House: Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendments (8-Y 0-N)
02/01/17  House: Reported from Education with amendments (21-Y 0-N)
02/02/17  House: Read first time
02/03/17  House: Passed by for the day
02/06/17  House: Read second time
02/06/17  House: Committee amendments agreed to
02/06/17  House: Engrossed by House as amended HB1981E
02/06/17  House: Printed as engrossed 17101317D-E
02/07/17  House: Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
02/07/17  House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N)
02/08/17  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed
02/08/17  Senate: Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/10/17  Senate: Assigned Education sub: Public Education
02/16/17  Senate: Reported from Education and Health with amendment (15-Y 0-N)
02/17/17  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
02/20/17  Senate: Read third time
02/20/17  Senate: Reading of amendment waived
02/20/17  Senate: Committee amendment agreed to
02/20/17  Senate: Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/20/17  Senate: Passed Senate with amendment (39-Y 0-N)
02/20/17  Senate: Reconsideration of Senate passage agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/20/17  Senate: Passed Senate with amendment (40-Y 0-N)
02/21/17  House: Placed on Calendar
02/21/17  House: Senate amendment agreed to by House (96-Y 0-N)
02/21/17  House: VOTE: ADOPTION (96-Y 0-N)
02/24/17  House: Enrolled
02/24/17  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1981ER)
02/24/17  House: Signed by Speaker
02/24/17  Senate: Signed by President
02/28/17  House: Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 2/28/17
02/28/17  Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 27, 2017
03/24/17  Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 760 (effective 7/1/17)
03/24/17  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0760)