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  HB1068 A.BADON ASSIGNED TO HOUSE EDUCATION COLLEGES/UNIVERSITIES:Provides relative to calculations for determining and for the reporting of student graduation and completion rates by public postsecondary education institutions Indifferent not applicable to k-12 schools systems none Team4
  HB925 A.BADON ASSIGNED TO HOUSE EDUCATION EDUCATION ACCOUNTABILITY:Provides relative to school and district accountability in elementary and secondary education Oppose - Strongly none none Team4
  SB11 APPEL ASSIGNED TO SENATE RETIREMENT RETIREMENT BENEFITS:A Constitutional Amendment to provide for forfeiture of retirement benefits by public officials and employees who are convicted of felony acts associated with their positions. (OR NO IMPACT APV) Support Dependents What about the dependents? Team3
  SB12 APPEL ASSIGNED TO SENATE RETIREMENT RETIREMENT BENEFITS:Requires forfeiture of retirement benefits by any public employee or elected official who is a member of a public retirement system and is convicted of certain state or federal felony acts associated with his office. (See Act.) Support Dependent What about the dependents? What is prompting these bills in regards to incarceration? Team3
  SB14 APPEL ASSIGNED TO SENATE RETIREMENT RETIREMENT BENEFITS:Provides relative to the Louisiana State Employees' Retirement System (LASERS) and allows for a change in beneficiary for purposes of joint and survivor annuities.(7/1/10) (OR NO IMPACT APV) Indifferent NA NA Team3
  SB302 APPEL ASSIGNED TO SENATE EDUCATION EDUCATION ACCOUNTABILITY:Requires BESE to assign letter grades to public schools and school districts reflective of their performance. (8/15/10) Oppose - Strongly Already have a rating system in place. Team1
  SB83 APPEL PENDING SENATE FINAL PASSAGE EDUCATION ACCOUNTABILITY:Expands the test type options used in grades three, five, six, seven, and nine as part of LEAP. (8/15/10) (OR NO IMPACT EX See Note) Support none none Team4
  HB516 ARNOLD ASSIGNED TO HOUSE RETIREMENT RETIREMENT/STATE SYSTEMS:Makes permanent certain requirements that state retirement systems direct portions of certain types of investments through La. broker-dealers Support Team3
  SB13 B.GAUTREAUX ASSIGNED TO SENATE RETIREMENT RETIREMENT BENEFITS:Allows garnishment of Louisiana public retirement or pension system, plan, or fund benefits of an elected official to pay fines or restitution imposed for a felony associated with his office. (7/1/10) Support Team3
  SB191 B.GAUTREAUX PENDING SENATE FINAL PASSAGE RETIREMENT SYSTEMS:Provides relative to compliance with applicable federal tax qualification requirements for Teachers' Retirement System of Louisiana, Louisiana School Employees' Retirement System, and State Police Pension and Retirement System. (7/1/10) (OR NO IMPACT APV) Support Team3
  SB58 B.GAUTREAUX ASSIGNED TO SENATE RETIREMENT RETIREMENT CREDIT:Allows members of the Louisiana State Employees' Retirement System to purchase service credit for purposes of retirement eligibility. (7/1/10) Indifferent NA Team3
  SB594 B.GAUTREAUX ASSIGNED TO SENATE RETIREMENT RETIREMENT SYSTEMS:Relative to public retirement systems, provides relative to investments. (7/1/10) Support Team3
  SB602 B.GAUTREAUX PENDING SENATE FINAL PASSAGE RETIREMENT SYSTEMS:Relative to Louisiana State Employees' Retirement System, Teachers' Retirement System of Louisiana, and Louisiana School Employees' Retirement System, places restrictions on participation in the Deferred Retirement Option Plan. (7/1/10) (OR DECREASE APV) Oppose Team3
  SB632 B.GAUTREAUX ASSIGNED TO SENATE RETIREMENT RETIREMENT BENEFITS:Provides a regular schedule for permanent benefit increases for retirees of the state retirement systems. (06/30/10) Oppose Team3
  SB694 B.GAUTREAUX ASSIGNED TO SENATE RETIREMENT TEACHERS RETIREMENT:Requires membership in the Teachers' Retirement System for charter school teachers. (7/1/10) Oppose - Strongly Encourages expansion of the charter school movement. Team3
  SCR6 B.GAUTREAUX PENDING HOUSE REFERRAL CONGRESS:Memorializes Congress to eliminate or reduce the Social Security reductions known as the Government Pension Offset and the Windfall Elimination Provision. Support Team2
  HB561 BALDONE ASSIGNED TO HOUSE EDUCATION SCHOOLS/EMPLOYEES:Provides a salary supplement for certain public school educational diagnosticians (OR +$1,040,000 GF EX See Note) Oppose - Strongly Team2
  HB936 BALDONE ASSIGNED TO HOUSE EDUCATION STUDENT/HOME STUDY:Provides relative to immunization against meningococcal disease Oppose - Strongly Team2
  SB527 BROOME ASSIGNED TO SENATE EDUCATION SCHOOLS:Requires local school districts to provide certain classroom management training to school personnel. (gov sig) Support - Strongly none none Team4
  HCR60 BROSSETT ASSIGNED TO HOUSE EDUCATION STUDENTS:Requests the State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education to create a task force to study issues and develop a plan relative to quality after-school and expanded learning programs for students Indifferent none none Team4
  HB729 CARMODY ASSIGNED TO HOUSE EDUCATION PUBLIC BUILDINGS/GROUNDS:Provides with respect to the sale of surplus property by school boards Support - Strongly Team1
  HB1154 CARTER ASSIGNED TO HOUSE EDUCATION SCHOOLS/CHARTER:Provides for the creation and establishment of the La. Charter Schools Commission and for the transfer of certain BESE powers, duties, and authority to the commission Oppose - Strongly Team1
  HB1250 CARTER ASSIGNED TO HOUSE EDUCATION TEACHERS:Provides relative to permanent teachers and procedures for termination Oppose - Strongly Team2
  HB410 CARTER PENDING HOUSE FINAL PASSAGE SCHOOLS/BOARDS:Requires local option elections in every school district on term limits for school board members (OR NO IMPACT See Note) Oppose - Strongly Team1
  HB920 CARTER WITHDRAWN FROM THE FILES OF THE HOUSE TEACHERS:Provides relative to permanent teachers and procedures for termination Oppose Team2
  HB942 CARTER ASSIGNED TO HOUSE EDUCATION SCHOOLS/BOARDS:Provides relative to the employment of the local public school superintendent and the authority of the superintendent and the school board for personnel matters Oppose - Strongly Team1
  HB962 CARTER ASSIGNED TO HOUSE EDUCATION SCHOOLS/CHARTER:Provides relative to the review process for charter school applications Oppose - Strongly Team1
  HCR20 CARTER ASSIGNED TO HOUSE EDUCATION BESE:Requests the State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education to make changes to the Minimum Foundation Program formula beginning with the formula adopted for the 2010-2011 school year Oppose - Strongly Team1
  HB50 CHANEY ASSIGNED TO HOUSE EDUCATION TEXTBOOKS/MATERIALS:Provides relative to procedures for the adoption of textbooks Oppose - Strongly allows for bias none Team4
  HB519 CORTEZ ASSIGNED TO HOUSE RETIREMENT RETIREMENT/TEACHERS:Provides relative to the Teachers' Retirement System of La. and provides relative to rehired retirees Oppose - Strongly Discrimination Team3
  SB62 CROWE ASSIGNED TO SENATE RETIREMENT RETIREMENT BENEFITS:Provides for a change of beneficiary under certain circumstances. (7/1/10) (OR SEE ACT NOTE APV) Indifferent NA NA Team3
  HB1225 DIXON ASSIGNED TO HOUSE EDUCATION SCHOOLS:Provides relative to BESE standards for approving alternative schools and alternative education programs for students suspended or expelled from public k-12 schools Support none none Team4
  HB1239 DIXON ASSIGNED TO HOUSE EDUCATION SCHOOLS/EMPLOYEES:Requires the State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education to adopt rules and regulations relative to the physical abuse of public school teachers and employees by students Support Team2
  HB405 DIXON ASSIGNED TO HOUSE EDUCATION BESE:Requires BESE to adopt rules and regulations for the use of seclusion and physical restraint of students Support Team1
  SB285 DONAHUE ASSIGNED TO SENATE EDUCATION SCHOOLS:Includes students educated in secure facilities under the jurisdiction of the office of juvenile justice in the MFP. (8/15/10) Oppose - Strongly none none Team4
  SB297 DONAHUE PENDING SENATE FINAL PASSAGE ADULT EDUCATION:Eliminates the division of adult and community education within the Dept. of Education and transfers the responsibility for adult education programs from BESE to LCTCS. (7/1/10) Support none none Team4
  SB298 DONAHUE PENDING SENATE FINAL PASSAGE BESE:Requires BESE to broadcast its meetings over the Internet and to archive such broadcasts. (8/15/10) (OR INCREASE GF EX See Note) Support - Strongly Team1
  HB422 DOWNS ASSIGNED TO HOUSE EDUCATION STUDENT/SCH ATTENDANCE:Provides relative to children exempted from the compulsory school attendance law Oppose - Strongly Team2
  SB344 DUPLESSIS ASSIGNED TO SENATE EDUCATION SCHOOLS:Provide relative to submission and review of charter school proposals and charter renewals. (8/15/10) Oppose - Strongly Team1
  SB628 DUPLESSIS ASSIGNED TO SENATE EDUCATION STUDENTS:Provides relative to student suspensions and expulsions. (8/15/10) Oppose - Strongly Team2
  HB216 FOIL ASSIGNED TO HOUSE EDUCATION SCHOOLS/CHOICE:Provides for a school choice pilot program for certain students with exceptionalities Indifferent none none Team4
  HB331 FOIL ASSIGNED TO HOUSE RETIREMENT RETIREMENT/TEACHERS:Relative to the Teachers' Retirement System of La., allows a member in the optional retirement plan to make a one-time, irrevocable election to transfer to the defined benefit plan Oppose - Strongly The board should not have to pay unfunded mandates. Team3
  HB1135 GREENE ASSIGNED TO HOUSE EDUCATION SCHOOLS:Provides school start and end dates for public and approved nonpublic schools Oppose - Strongly none none Team4
  HB1276 HARDY ASSIGNED TO HOUSE EDUCATION SCHOOL BUS DRIVERS:Requires a school bus operator to report his arrest for specified offenses involving operating a vehicle Support - Strongly Team2
  HB186 HARDY ASSIGNED TO HOUSE EDUCATION STUDENTS:Establishes minimum academic eligibility requirements for participation by certain students in interscholastic athletics and other extracurricular activities Oppose - Strongly Team2
  HB226 HARDY ASSIGNED TO HOUSE RETIREMENT RETIREMENT/TEACHERS:Relative to the Teachers' Retirement System of La., provides relative to rehired retirees (OR +$102,138 FC SG EX) Oppose - Strongly Discrimination Team3
  HB392 HARDY ASSIGNED TO HOUSE RETIREMENT RETIREMENT/STATE-STWIDE:Relative to state and statewide retirement systems, prohibits certain members who are reemployed after retirement from receiving retirement benefits or accruing additional benefits Oppose - Strongly Discrimination Team3
  HB433 HARDY ASSIGNED TO HOUSE EDUCATION SCHOOLS:Requires BESE to establish a uniform grading scale for use in public schools Support - Strongly none none Team4
  HB565 HARDY ASSIGNED TO HOUSE EDUCATION SCHOOL BUS DRIVERS:Limits applicability of laws relative to a school bus operator becoming a regular and permanent employee of the employing school board and provides relative to removal of certain operators Support Team2
  HB681 HARDY ASSIGNED TO HOUSE EDUCATION BESE:Provides that the conduct of extracurricular interscholastic activities in public schools are subject to BESE regulation by rule adopted in accordance with the APA Oppose - Strongly Team2
  HB682 HARDY ASSIGNED TO HOUSE EDUCATION SCHOOLS/TRANSPORTATION:Requires local public school boards to provide transportation to certain students in BESE-approved alternative education programs for suspended or expelled students Support none none Team4
  HCR30 HARDY ASSIGNED TO HOUSE EDUCATION STUDENTS:Requests school governing authorities to encourage students to first take standardized college admissions tests in the ninth grade Indifferent none none Team4
  HCR81 HARDY ASSIGNED TO HOUSE EDUCATION SCHOOLS:Requests the State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education to study the advantages and disadvantages of requiring certain schools to provide single-gender classes for students Support none none Team4
  HB1049 HARRISON ASSIGNED TO HOUSE EDUCATION SCHOOLS/BOARDS:Provides relative to public/private partnerships between school boards and the private sector (OR NO IMPACT LF EX See Note) Oppose - Strongly Team1
  HB257 HARRISON ASSIGNED TO HOUSE EDUCATION SCHOOLS/DISTRICTS:Provides relative to academic tutoring for certain student athletes in public elementary and secondary schools Oppose - Strongly Team2
  HB486 HARRISON ASSIGNED TO HOUSE EDUCATION SCHOOLS/EMPLOYEES:Requires school guidance counselors to complete academic profiles for ninth grade students Oppose The practice is good but does not need to be a law. Team2
  HB488 HARRISON ASSIGNED TO HOUSE EDUCATION SCHOOLS/BOARDS:Provides relative to continuing education requirements for school board members Oppose - Strongly Team1
  HB489 HARRISON ASSIGNED TO HOUSE EDUCATION BESE:(Constitutional Amendment) Abolishes BESE, transfers board duties, functions, and responsibilities to the state superintendent and provides for the superintendent to be appointed by the governor Oppose - Strongly Team1
  HB783 HARRISON ASSIGNED TO HOUSE RETIREMENT RETIREMENT/TEACHERS:Relative to the Teachers' Retirement System of La. (TRSL), provides with respect to unused annual and sick leave Oppose Would mean additional costs to the employer. Team3
  SB658 HEBERT ASSIGNED TO SENATE EDUCATION EDUCATION DEPARTMENT:Requires the Dept. of Education to ensure that the amount it annually expends for certain salaries does not exceed the amount expended by the department for salaries in such category in effect on January 1, 2007. (7/1/10) Support - Strongly Team1
  HB303 HENRY ASSIGNED TO HOUSE EDUCATION STUDENT/HOME STUDY:Provides relative to eligibility of certain home study students to participate in interscholastic athletics at secondary schools that are members of the LHSAA Oppose - Strongly none none Team4
  HB1029 HOFFMANN ASSIGNED TO HOUSE EDUCATION CURRICULA:Provides relative to instruction in Civics and Free Enterprise Support none none Team4
  HB1033 HOFFMANN ASSIGNED TO HOUSE EDUCATION TEACHERS:Provides relative to evaluation and assessment programs for teachers and administrators Oppose - Strongly none none Team4
  HB425 HOFFMANN ASSIGNED TO HOUSE EDUCATION TEACHERS/CERTIFICATION:Provides relative to the certification of principals and authorizes certain fees related to certification of the teachers, principals, and other educators Support Team2
  HB468 HOFFMANN ASSIGNED TO HOUSE EDUCATION SCHOOLS/EMPLOYEES:Provides eligibility for sabbatical leave for certified school nurses employed by state special schools and by city, parish, and other local public school systems Support none none Team4
  HB739 HOFFMANN ASSIGNED TO HOUSE EDUCATION TEACHERS:Provides relative to the employment as a full-time teacher of a member of the Teachers' Retirement System of La. who is retired Oppose Team2
  HB974 HOFFMANN ASSIGNED TO HOUSE EDUCATION TEACHERS/CERTIFICATION:Provides relative to the employment experience necessary for certain principals to be exempt from certain testing requirements relative to certification Support Team2
  HB982 HOFFMANN ASSIGNED TO HOUSE EDUCATION STUDENT/ASSESSMENT:Provides relative to Louisiana Educational Assessment Program testing schedule Oppose - Strongly none none Team4
  HCR10 HOFFMANN ASSIGNED TO HOUSE EDUCATION SCHOOLS/EMPLOYEES:Requests the State BESE to study school nurse salaries throughout the state Oppose - Strongly Allow district to make decision. Team2
  HB1003 J.H.SMITH ASSIGNED TO HOUSE EDUCATION EDUCATION:Authorizes BESE to exempt a school board from certain laws, rules, and regulations pursuant to a request and proposal for increasing quality of instruction and academic achievement from the school board Oppose - Strongly none none Team4
  SB568 L.JACKSON ASSIGNED TO SENATE EDUCATION SCHOOLS:Authorizes school board members to obtain training or instruction at certain national and regional conferences in meeting the requirements for annual training of school board members upon verification of attendance. (8/15/10) Oppose - Strongly Team1
  HB143 LABRUZZO ASSIGNED TO HOUSE RETIREMENT RETIREMENT BENEFITS:(Constitutional Amendment) Provides for forfeiture of public retirement benefits by certain persons who are convicted of felony acts associated with their positions (OR NO IMPACT APV) Support Dependents What about the convicted person's dependents? Team3
  HB225 LABRUZZO ASSIGNED TO HOUSE RETIREMENT RETIREMENT/STATE EMPS:Relative to the La. State Employees' Retirement System (LASERS), allows a retiree to designate a trust as beneficiary of retirement benefits (OR NO IMPA) Support none none Team3
  HB72 LABRUZZO ASSIGNED TO HOUSE RETIREMENT RETIREMENT BENEFITS:Prohibits a public servant convicted of an office-related felony from receiving retirement benefits (OR SEE ACTUARIAL NOTE APV) Support Team3
  SB309 LAFLEUR PENDING SENATE FINAL PASSAGE STUDENTS:Provides relative to habitual absence or tardiness of students. (gov sig) Support Team2
  SB444 LAFLEUR PENDING SENATE FINAL PASSAGE SCHOOLS:Repeals provisions relative to schools that are outdated or have been held unconstitutional. (8/15/10) Support - Strongly Team1
  SB445 LAFLEUR PENDING SENATE FINAL PASSAGE TEACHERS:Repeals outdated provisions relative to public school teachers. (8/15/10) Oppose Team2
  SB446 LAFLEUR PENDING SENATE FINAL PASSAGE STUDENTS:Repeals outdated provisions relative to assignment, placement, and continuance of public school students. (8/15/10) Oppose Team2
  SB447 LAFLEUR PENDING SENATE FINAL PASSAGE STUDENTS:Repeals requirement for establishment of certain high school student database. (8/15/10) Support Team2
  SB448 LAFLEUR PENDING SENATE FINAL PASSAGE BESE:Repeals requirement that BESE, the Board of Regents, and the postsecondary education management boards develop an academic assistance program in public high schools for college bound students unprepared for college work. (8/15/10) Support none none Team4
  SB533 LAFLEUR ASSIGNED TO SENATE EDUCATION TEXTBOOKS/MATERIALS:Requires BESE to increase the availability of electronic textbooks and instructional materials. (8/15/10) Support - Strongly Team2
  SB553 LAFLEUR ASSIGNED TO SENATE EDUCATION SCHOOLS:Requires BESE to develop an early high school graduation policy. (gov sig) Support none none Team4
  HB1025 LANDRY ASSIGNED TO HOUSE EDUCATION SCHOOLS/BOARDS:Requires school boards to provide written notification to parents one year prior to implementing new or changing existing school dress codes Oppose - Strongly Team1
  HB1141 LANDRY ASSIGNED TO HOUSE EDUCATION SCHOOLS/FOOD PROGRAMS:Requires certain public school governing authorities with a policy of denying nutrition to students to implement certain procedures Support none none Team4
  HB1170 LANDRY ASSIGNED TO HOUSE EDUCATION SCHOOL BUS DRIVERS:Disqualifies commercial driver's license holders from operating school buses after conviction of DWI offenses Oppose - Strongly Team2
  HB1128 LEGER ASSIGNED TO HOUSE EDUCATION SCHOOLS/CHARTER:Provides relative to charter schools Support Team1
  HB210 LEGER ASSIGNED TO HOUSE EDUCATION SCHOOLS:Establishes and provides for the La. Statewide Education Facilities Authority Oppose - Strongly Team1
  HB420 LEGER ASSIGNED TO HOUSE EDUCATION SCHOOLS/CHARTER:Provides relative to charter school funding Oppose - Strongly Team1
  HB69 LIGI ASSIGNED TO HOUSE RETIREMENT RETIREMENT BENEFITS:(Constitutional Amendment) Provides for forfeiture of retirement benefits by public officials and employees who are convicted of felony acts associated with their positions (OR NO IMPACT APV) Support Team3
  HB73 LIGI ASSIGNED TO HOUSE RETIREMENT RETIREMENT BENEFITS:Requires forfeiture of retirement benefits by any public employee or elected official who is a member of a public retirement system and is convicted of certain state or federal felony acts associated with his office (OR SEE ACTUARIAL NOTE APV) Indifferent Because of certain questions...we are indifferent. Is the forfeiture for the entire period of incarceration? Can you retain the benefits after release? Suppose you die in jail. What about your dependents? Team3
  HB958 LIGI ASSIGNED TO HOUSE RETIREMENT RETIREMENT BENEFITS:Relative to La. public retirement systems, provides for limitations on average compensation upon which a retiree's benefits are calculated Oppose - Strongly Attempt to control TRSL. Team3
  SB111 LONG ASSIGNED TO SENATE EDUCATION SCHOOLS:Allows the La. School for Math, Science, and the Arts to admit high school sophomores on the same basis as juniors and seniors. (gov sig) Support none none Team4
  SB112 LONG ASSIGNED TO SENATE EDUCATION EDUCATION ACCOUNTABILITY:Prohibits inclusion of performance data related to students educated in secure facilities under the jurisdiction of the office of juvenile justice in the school or district performance scores of the public school system in which the secure facility is located. (8/15/10) Oppose - Strongly none none Team4
  SB509 LONG ASSIGNED TO SENATE EDUCATION SCHOOLS:Includes the Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts in the MFP. (gov sig) Indifferent Team1
  SB89 LONG ASSIGNED TO SENATE EDUCATION SCHOOLS:Removes unnecessary statutory provision that placed the La. School of Math, Science, and the Arts within the Dept. of Education. (8/15/10) Oppose - Strongly Team1
  HB421 M.JACKSON ASSIGNED TO HOUSE EDUCATION STUDENT/SCH ATTENDANCE:Provides relative to the authority of a local school board to deny admission or readmission to school of certain students Oppose Team2
  SB462 MICHOT ASSIGNED TO SENATE FINANCE FUNDS/FUNDING - Constitutional amendment to provide relative to the use of monies in the Louisiana Education Quality Support Fund. (2/3 CA13s1(A)) Support - Strongly Team1
  SB522 MICHOT ASSIGNED TO SENATE EDUCATION TEXTBOOKS/MATERIALS:Requires BESE to increase the availability of electronic textbooks and instructional materials. (8/15/10) Support - Strongly Team2
  SB485 MORRELL ASSIGNED TO SENATE EDUCATION SCHOOLS:Provides relative to the provision of special education and related services in charter schools. (8/15/10) Support - Strongly none none Team4
  SB66 MORRELL ASSIGNED TO SENATE EDUCATION SCHOOLS:Creates a charter school enrollment preference for neighborhood students. (gov sig) Oppose Team1
  SB315 MORRISH ASSIGNED TO SENATE RETIREMENT SCHOOL EMPLOYEES RET:Authorizes certain persons who entered the Deferred Retirement Option Plan of the system before July 1, 2001, to have their pre-DROP retirement benefits recalculated at an accrual rate of 3 1/3% per year under certain circumstances. (7/1/10) Oppose Team3
  SB97 MORRISH ASSIGNED TO SENATE RETIREMENT TEACHERS RETIREMENT:Provides for a change in beneficiary under certain circumstances. (7/1/10) Support Team3
  SB307 N.GAUTREAUX PENDING SENATE FINAL PASSAGE SCHOOL EMPLOYEES RET:Excludes pay to school bus drivers for certain school-related extracurricular activities performed under private contracts from the definition of earnable compensation. (7/1/10) (OR DECREASE APV) Support Team3
  SB262 NEVERS PENDING SENATE FINAL PASSAGE STUDENTS:Regulates collection of student biometric information. (gov sig) Oppose Team2
  SB353 NEVERS ASSIGNED TO SENATE EDUCATION SCHOOLS:Requires a vote of the people before any local revenues can be transferred or allocated to a charter school. (gov sig) Support - Strongly The voters should be able to decide the funding on Type 2 charter schools. Team1
  SB422 NEVERS ASSIGNED TO SENATE EDUCATION SUPERINTENDENT OF ED:Provides relative to the functions and duties of the state superintendent of education. (8/15/10) Support - Strongly Team1
  SB487 NEVERS PENDING SENATE FINAL PASSAGE EDUCATION DEPARTMENT:Re-creates the Department of Education. (6/30/10) Indifferent Team1
  SB489 NEVERS ASSIGNED TO SENATE EDUCATION TEACHERS:Requires the Department of Education to reimburse local school boards for salary supplements paid to certain nationally board certified school personnel. (gov sig) Oppose - Strongly Team2
  SB490 NEVERS PENDING SENATE FINAL PASSAGE CURRICULA:Provides that Career Diploma curriculum end-of-course exam questions reflect course content and method of instruction. (gov sig) Support none none Team4
  SB491 NEVERS ASSIGNED TO SENATE EDUCATION EDUCATION DEPARTMENT:Requires the state superintendent of education to secure funding to provide an annual increase of at least 2.75% in the MFP. (gov sig) Support - Strongly Team1
  SB495 NEVERS ASSIGNED TO SENATE EDUCATION BESE:Provides relative to the duties, functions, and responsibilities of BESE. (8/15/10) Support - Strongly Team1
  SB536 NEVERS ASSIGNED TO SENATE JUDICIARY C CRIME/PUNISHMENT - Creates the crime of simple burglary of a school. (8/15/10) Support - Strongly Team2
  SCR20 NEVERS ASSIGNED TO SENATE EDUCATION SCHOOLS:Provides legislative approval of the MFP formula for FY 2010-2011 adopted by BESE on March 11, 2010. Support - Strongly Team1
  HB1014 NORTON ASSIGNED TO HOUSE EDUCATION TEACHERS:Removes state funding restrictions relative to planning time for teachers Oppose - Strongly none none Team4
  HB732 NORTON ASSIGNED TO HOUSE EDUCATION STUDENT/DISCIPLINE:Prohibits corporal punishment in public elementary and secondary schools Oppose Team2
  HB788 NOWLIN ASSIGNED TO HOUSE EDUCATION SCHOOLS/LA MATH, SCIENCE:Provides that the Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts shall admit sophomores in addition to juniors and seniors Support none none Team4
  HB1180 P.SMITH ASSIGNED TO HOUSE EDUCATION TEXTBOOKS/MATERIALS:Authorizes local public school boards to use state funds to purchase instructional technology and related hardware (OR NO IMPACT EX See Note) Support - Strongly none none Team4
  HB251 P.SMITH ASSIGNED TO HOUSE EDUCATION SCHOOLS/ST SUPERINTDT:Requires the state superintendent of education to possess certain qualifications at the time of appointment by BESE Support - Strongly Team1
  HB388 P.SMITH ASSIGNED TO HOUSE EDUCATION SCHOOLS/CHARTER:Provides relative to teachers transferring to a charter school from a local school system Oppose - Strongly Team2
  HB529 P.SMITH ASSIGNED TO HOUSE EDUCATION CURRICULA:Requires instruction with respect to sex education in public schools Oppose - Strongly none none Team4
  HB580 P.SMITH ASSIGNED TO HOUSE EDUCATION EDUCATION/SPECIAL:Authorizes certain special schools to share services and functions under certain conditions (OR DECREASE GF EX See Note) Indifferent Team1
  HB633 P.SMITH ASSIGNED TO HOUSE EDUCATION SCHOOLS/EMPLOYEES:Increases the amount of paid sick leave received by school support workers under certain circumstances Support Team2
  HB224 PEARSON PENDING HOUSE FINAL PASSAGE RETIREMENT BENEFITS:Requires suspension of public retirement benefits during incarceration (EG DECREASE APV) Support Dependents How does this law affect dependents? Team3
  HB227 PEARSON ASSIGNED TO HOUSE RETIREMENT RETIREMENT/TEACHERS:Relative to the Teachers' Retirement System of Louisiana, provides relative to rehired retirees Oppose - Strongly Discrimination Team3
  HB228 PEARSON PENDING HOUSE FLOOR ACTION RETIREMENT BENEFITS:(Constitutional Amendment) Provides for suspension of public retirement benefits during a member's incarceration (EG NO IMPACT APV) Support Dependents What about the dependents? Team3
  HB229 PEARSON ASSIGNED TO HOUSE & GOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS RETIREMENT/PUBLIC SYSTEM:(Constitutional Amendment) Relative to public retirement systems, requires a 2/3 vote to enact any changes to retirement provisions having an actuarial cost (OR NO IMPACT APV) Support - Strongly Team3
  HB230 PEARSON ASSIGNED TO HOUSE RETIREMENT RETIREMENT/STATE SYSTEMS:Relative to La. School Employees' Retirement System (LSERS), makes changes to provisions relating to employee contributions, benefit calculation, and retirement eligibility (OR NO IMPACT APV) Indifferent Team3
  HB399 PEARSON ASSIGNED TO HOUSE EDUCATION TEACHERS/LEAVE:Exempts, under specified fiscal conditions, a local school board from complying with the requirement that the board grant certain requests for sabbatical leave Oppose Team2
  HB400 PEARSON ASSIGNED TO HOUSE EDUCATION SCHOOLS/EMPLOYEES:Exempts, under specified fiscal conditions, a local school board from complying with the requirement that the board permit certain employees to take up to 90 days of extended sick leave Oppose Team2
  HB403 PEARSON ASSIGNED TO HOUSE EDUCATION BESE:Requires BESE to broadcast on the Internet the audio and video of all board and committee meetings conducted in Baton Rouge and to archive the audio and video of such meetings (OR INCREASE GF EX See Note) Support - Strongly Team1
  HB515 PEARSON PENDING HOUSE FINAL PASSAGE RETIREMENT SYSTEMS:Provides for the organization, governance, administration, and membership of the Funding Review Panel (EG NO IMPACT APV) Indifferent NA NA Team3
  HB748 PEARSON ASSIGNED TO HOUSE RETIREMENT RETIREMENT/CONTRIBUTIONS:Relative to the La. State Employees' Retirement System, requires employers to remit to the system individualized employer contributions Indifferent NA NA Team3
  SB584 PETERSON ASSIGNED TO SENATE EDUCATION EDUCATION DEPARTMENT:Creates the Louisiana Statewide Education Facilities Authority. (8/15/10) Oppose - Strongly Team1
  HB177 POPE ASSIGNED TO HOUSE EDUCATION SCHOOLS/FINANCE:Requires the state to pay the transportation costs for students attending approved nonpublic elementary and secondary schools (OR +$15,942,355 GF EX See Note) Support - Strongly Needs to be funded by the state since it is presently an unfunded mandate Team1
  HB662 POPE ASSIGNED TO HOUSE RETIREMENT RETIREMENT/SCHOOL EMPS:Relative to the La. School Employees' Retirement System, allows for a reverse transfer of service credit from the Teachers' Retirement System of La. Support As long as there is no additional cost to the TRSL. Team3
  HB1209 R.JONES ASSIGNED TO HOUSE EDUCATION TEACHERS/CERTIFICATION:Creates the La. Educator Professional Practices Commission to investigate complaints and allegations of educator sexual misconduct in schools with authority to suspend or revoke teaching and principal's certificates subject to appeal to BESE Support none none Team4
  HB189 RICHARD ASSIGNED TO HOUSE RETIREMENT RETIREMENT/STATE EMPS:Provides for early retirement of LASERS members with actuarial reduction of benefits; requires abolition of positions vacated by early retirement and permits reestablishment and filling of such positions under limited circumstances Indifferent Team3
  HB1055 RICHMOND ASSIGNED TO HOUSE EDUCATION EDUCATION/ADULT:Eliminates the division of adult and community education within the Dept. of Education and transfers the responsibility for adult education programs from BESE to LCTCS Support - Strongly none none Team4
  HB1142 ROBIDEAUX PENDING HOUSE FINAL PASSAGE RETIREMENT/STATE EMPS:Relative to the Louisiana State Employees' Retirement System, provides for compliance with qualified plan provisions of the Internal Revenue Code (EG NO IMPACT APV) Indifferent Does not apply to TRSL Team3
  HB453 ROBIDEAUX ASSIGNED TO HOUSE RETIREMENT RETIREMENT/STATE EMPS:Relative to the La. State Employees' Retirement System, establishes the Hazardous Duty Services Plan Indifferent Team3
  HB517 ROBIDEAUX PENDING HOUSE FINAL PASSAGE RETIREMENT/STATE EMPS:Relative to the La. State Employees' Retirement System, provides for the employee contribution rate of certain members (EG NO IMPACT APV) Indifferent NA NA Team3
  HB518 ROBIDEAUX PENDING HOUSE FINAL PASSAGE RETIREMENT/STATE EMPS:Relative to the La. State Employees' Retirement System, clarifies the definition of "accumulated contributions" (EG NO IMPACT APV) Indifferent NA NA Team3
  HB746 ROBIDEAUX PENDING HOUSE FINAL PASSAGE RETIREMENT/STATE EMPS:Relative to the La. State Employees' Retirement System, provides relative to calculation of benefits for persons electing early retirement (EG NO IMPACT APV) Indifferent NA NA Team3
  HB648 S.JONES ASSIGNED TO HOUSE EDUCATION STUDENT/SCH ATTENDANCE:Repeals provisions relative to permitting certain children to withdraw from school Oppose - Strongly Team2
  HB685 S.JONES ASSIGNED TO HOUSE EDUCATION STUDENT/SCH ATTENDANCE:Raises minimum age at which certain children may attend BESE-approved adult education programs rather than attending school from 16 to 17 Oppose - Strongly Team2
  HB970 SIMON ASSIGNED TO HOUSE EDUCATION SCHOOLS/FINANCE-MFP:Includes students educated in secure facilities under the jurisdiction of the office of juvenile justice in the MFP Indifferent Team1
  HB1103 TUCKER ASSIGNED TO HOUSE RETIREMENT RETIREMENT/STATE SYSTEMS:Relative to state retirement systems, makes changes to the benefits of persons hired on or after July 1, 2010 Support Step in the right direction. Making retirement solvent for future. Team3
  HB1229 TUCKER ASSIGNED TO HOUSE RETIREMENT RETIREMENT/STATE SYSTEMS:Creates the State Retirement System Investment Committee and consolidates investment duties of the four state retirement systems into such commission Oppose - Strongly We do not want the control of a board with total control. Team3
  HB930 TUCKER ASSIGNED TO HOUSE RETIREMENT RETIREMENT/STATE SYSTEMS:Relative to state retirement systems, establishes a defined contribution plan for new hires Oppose - Strongly Opposed to a defined contribution plan. Team3
  HB931 TUCKER ASSIGNED TO HOUSE RETIREMENT RETIREMENT/STATE EMPS:(Constitutional Amendment) Relative to state retirement systems, permits the legislature to establish a defined contribution plan for new hires (OR NO IMPACT APV) Oppose - Strongly Opposed to a defined contribution plan. Team3
  SB517 WALSWORTH ASSIGNED TO SENATE EDUCATION SCHOOLS:Recognizes that a diploma issued to a student who has successfully completed an approved home study program carries the same privileges as one issued by a public school or a private school. (8/15/10) Oppose - Strongly Team2
  SB518 WALSWORTH ASSIGNED TO SENATE EDUCATION EDUCATION DEPARTMENT:Recognizes that a diploma issued to a student who has successfully completed an approved home study program carries the same privileges as one issued by a public school or approved private school. (8/15/10) Oppose - Strongly Team2
  HB1016 WILLIAMS WITHDRAWN FROM THE FILES OF THE HOUSE STUDENTS:Requires proof of annual physical examination and a physician's authorization as a condition of a child's participation in physical activity Oppose - Strongly Too difficult to monitor Expense none Team4