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SB 496: Out-of-school Suspension


Out-of-school Suspension; Authorizing a parent to give public testimony regarding a district school board’s suspension policy at a specified meeting; requiring a district school board to review its rules authorizing suspension during a specified timeframe at a district school board meeting; requiring the board to take public testimony at the meeting, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2018
Last Action: 3/10/2018 Senate - Died in Rules
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Education (ED)
  2. Rules (RC)

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    10/11/2017 Senate • Filed
    10/26/2017 Senate • Referred to Education; Rules -SJ 40
    1/9/2018 Senate • Introduced -SJ 40
    1/11/2018 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Education, 01/16/18, 1:30 pm, 412 Knott Building
    1/16/2018 Senate • Favorable by Education; YEAS 8 NAYS 0 -SJ 161
    1/17/2018 Senate • Now in Rules -SJ 162
    3/10/2018 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
    • Died in Rules

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  • SB 496, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 10/11/2017 at 9:47 AM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   Education (Pre-Meeting) 1/12/2018 (pdf)
    Education (Post-Meeting) 1/17/2018 (pdf)

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 563 Out-of-School and In-School Suspension Harrell Similar Last Action: 3/10/2018 H Died in PreK-12 Innovation Subcommittee

    Committee Votes (1)

    Date Committee Result
    1/16/2018 1:30 PM Education 8 Yeas - 0 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (2)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    1002.20 K-12 student and parent rights. Page 1 (pdf)
    1006.07 District school board duties relating to student discipline and school safety. Page 2 (pdf)

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