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HB 697: Disability Awareness

GENERAL BILL by Kiar ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Cruz ; Kriseman ; Porth ; Reed ; Williams

Disability Awareness; Requires district school boards to provide disability history & awareness instruction in public schools during first week in October; requires individuals certified in disability awareness or exceptional student education teachers to provide instruction; requires Governor's Commission on Disabilities to initiate study on training in disability awareness; requires commission to oversee statewide program for providers of training in disability awareness; requires commission to promote training in disability awareness in all public entities in state.

Effective Date: upon becoming a law
Last Action: 5/7/2011 House - Died in K-20 Competitiveness Subcommittee
Location: In committee/council (KCOS)
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/9/2011 House • Filed
2/22/2011 House • Referred to K-20 Competitiveness Subcommittee; Rulemaking and Regulation Subcommittee; PreK-12 Appropriations Subcommittee; Education Committee -HJ 61
3/8/2011 House • Introduced -HJ 60
5/7/2011 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in K-20 Competitiveness Subcommittee