SB 737 Charter schools, public; review & consideration of application by Board of Education & school board.
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Summary as passed: (all summaries)
Public charter schools; review and reconsideration. Requires the public charter school applicant to submit its proposed charter application to the Board of Education for review, comment, and a determination as to whether the application meets approval criteria developed by the Board, prior to submission to the local school board. Also, the bill provides for an opportunity for a public charter school applicant to petition for reconsideration of a decision by a local school board to deny an application. Prior to such petition for reconsideration, an applicant may seek technical assistance from the Superintendent of Public Instruction.

Full text:
02/12/10  Senate: Presented and ordered printed 10105386D  pdf | impact statement
03/04/10  Senate: Committee substitute printed 10105568D-S1  pdf | impact statement
03/22/10  Senate: Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB737ER)  pdf | impact statement
04/10/10  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0393)  pdf

Amendments:
House amendments rejected

Status:
02/12/10  Senate: Introduced at the request of Governor
02/12/10  Senate: Presented and ordered printed 10105386D
02/12/10  Senate: Referred to Committee on Education and Health
03/04/10  Senate: Reported from Education and Health with substitute (11-Y 4-N)
03/04/10  Senate: Committee substitute printed 10105568D-S1
03/05/10  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N)
03/08/10  Senate: Read second time
03/08/10  Senate: Reading of substitute waived
03/08/10  Senate: Committee substitute agreed to 10105568D-S1
03/08/10  Senate: Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB737S1
03/09/10  Senate: Read third time and passed Senate (26-Y 12-N 1-A)
03/09/10  Senate: Reconsideration of passage agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)
03/09/10  Senate: Passed Senate (27-Y 12-N 1-A)
03/09/10  House: Placed on Calendar
03/09/10  House: Read first time
03/09/10  House: Referred to Committee on Education
03/10/10  House: Reported from Education (15-Y 5-N)
03/10/10  House: Read second time
03/11/10  House: Read third time
03/11/10  House: Amendment by Delegate Englin rejected
03/11/10  House: Passed House (62-Y 34-N)
03/11/10  House: VOTE: --- PASSAGE (62-Y 34-N)
03/22/10  Senate: Enrolled
03/22/10  Senate: Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB737ER)
03/22/10  House: Signed by Speaker
03/25/10  Senate: Signed by President
04/10/10  Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 393 (effective 7/1/10)
04/10/10  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0393)