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SB 1584: Deaf and Hard-of-hearing Children

GENERAL BILL by Sobel

Deaf and Hard-of-hearing Children; Creates the "Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Children's Education Bill of Rights." Provides findings and purpose. Recognizes the unique communication needs of deaf and hard-of-hearing children and encourages the development of a communication-driven and language-driven educational delivery system in the state. Requires the Department of Education to develop a communication model to become part of the individual education plan process for deaf and hard-of-hearing students.

Effective Date: 7/1/2011
Last Action: 5/7/2011 House - Died in Messages
Location: In messages from Senate
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Education Pre-K - 12 (ED)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
3/3/2011 Senate • Filed
3/9/2011 Senate • Referred to Education Pre-K - 12; Budget -SJ 177
• Introduced -SJ 177
3/31/2011 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Education Pre-K - 12, 04/05/11, 1:15 pm, 301 Senate Office Building
4/5/2011 Senate • Favorable by Education Pre-K - 12; YEAS 3 NAYS 0 -SJ 408
• Now in Budget -SJ 408
4/29/2011 Senate • Withdrawn from Budget -SJ 605
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 05/03/11
5/3/2011 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 733
• Read 3rd time -SJ 733
• Passed; YEAS 33 NAYS 0 -SJ 733
5/3/2011 House • In Messages
5/7/2011 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Messages