H.B. No. 0249

Public education accountability.


Sponsored By:     Representative(s) Harshman, Brechtel, Buchanan, Davison, Jaggi, Lubnau, McKim, Simpson and Teeters and Senator(s) Coe, Hines and Massie


AN ACT relating to public schools; imposing specified requirements upon school districts contingent upon performance indicators; prescribing duties upon the state superintendent and the state board of education; requiring reporting linked to model recalibration; and providing for an effective date.


1/21/2009   Bill Number Assigned

1/22/2009   H Received for Introduction

1/23/2009   H Introduced and Referred to H04

2/5/2009    H04 Recommended Amend and Do Pass



Ayes:  Representative(s) Brechtel, Craft, Jaggi, Lubnau, McKim, McOmie and Teeters

Nays:  Representative(s) Connolly and Diercks

Ayes 7    Nays 2    Excused 0    Absent 0    Conflicts 0


2/5/2009    H Placed on General File



Page 4-line 7           Delete "shall" insert "may".

Page 4-line 10          Delete "shall" insert "may".  MCOMIE, CHAIRMAN


2/6/2009    H Passed CoW

2/9/2009    H Passed 2nd Reading

2/10/2009   H Passed 3rd Reading



Ayes:  Representative(s) Anderson, R., Bonner, Brechtel, Brown, Buchanan, Childers, Cohee, Edmonds, Gingery, Hallinan, Harshman, Illoway, Jaggi, Landon, Lockhart, McOmie, Mercer, Miller, Moniz, Patton, Peasley, Pedersen, Petersen, Quarberg, Shepperson, Simpson, Steward, Stubson, Teeters, Wallis, Zwonitzer, Dn. and Zwonitzer, Dv.

Nays:  Representative(s) Bagby, Barbuto, Berger, Blake, Byrd, Cannady, Carson, Connolly, Craft, Davison, Diercks, Esquibel, K., Gilmore, Goggles, Hales, Hammons, Harvey, Jorgensen, Madden, McKim, Meyer, Millin, Philp, Roscoe, Semlek, Thompson and Throne

Excused:  Representative(s) Lubnau

Ayes 32    Nays 27    Excused 1    Absent 0    Conflicts 0


2/12/2009   S Received for Introduction

2/12/2009   S Introduced and Referred to S04

2/25/2009   S04 Recommended Amend and Do Pass



Ayes:  Senator(s) Coe, Decaria, Jennings, Massie and Von Flatern

Ayes 5    Nays 0    Excused 0    Absent 0    Conflicts 0


2/25/2009   S Placed on General File; Did Not Consider in CoW