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Education Committee

Monday January 27, 2020

1:30 p.m.

Room 1525

LB950 — Murman — Change eligibility requirements for the Access College Early Scholarship Program

LB998 — Murman — Require behavioral awareness and intervention training and points of contact, transfer funds, and change the Tax Equity and Educational Opportunities Support Act

*agenda may change at Chair’s discretion
Education Hearing 01/21/2020
January 14th, 2020

January 21, 2020
1:30 p.m.

Room 1525

LB880 — Groene — Change dates related to certifications and distributions of state aid to schools

LB920 — Groene — Change provisions for the distribution of lottery funds used for education, transfer powers and duties, and create new funds

*agenda may change at Chair’s discretion
We’ve Moved!
December 13th, 2019

The Education Committee office has moved back to Room 1107 which is located on the south west side of the Capitol Building.

Our phone number has not changed.

Senator Mike Groene
Room #1107
P.O. Box 94604
Lincoln, NE 68509
Phone: (402) 471-2729
Email: mgroene@leg.ne.gov

Written Position Letter Policy for Public Hearings

If you are not testifying in person on a bill and would like to submit a written position letter to be included in the official hearing record as an exhibit, the letter must be delivered to the office of the committee chair (or emailed to the committee chair) of the committee conducting the hearing on the bill by 5:00 p.m. on the last work day prior to the public hearing.

If the testimony is sent to the education committee chair via email, please let the subject line include “Letter for LB ____” and state the bill number.

Additionally, the letter must include your name and address, state a position of for, against, or neutral on the bill in question and include a request for the letter to be included as part of the public hearing record.

If you are testifying in person and are providing a written testimony, please bring 10 copies of your testimony for the committee members.

Please follow these guidelines closely, as it ensures your support, opposition, or neutral testimony is accurately added to the Legislative record.

Education Hearing
October 12th, 2018

Education
Room 1525 – 1:30 PM

Document
Number
Introducer Description
LR452 Vargas Interim study to examine alternative teacher certification programs

If you are not testifying in person on a bill and would like to submit a written position letter to be included in the official hearing record as an exhibit, the letter must be delivered to the office of the committee chair (or emailed to the committee chair) of the committee conducting the hearing on the bill by 5:00 p.m. on the last work day prior to the public hearing.

Additionally, the letter must include your name and address, state a position of for, against, or neutral on the bill in question and include a request for the letter to be included as part of the public hearing record.

WE’VE MOVED!!!
August 21st, 2018

The Education Committee office has moved to Room 1306 which is located on the east side of the Capitol Building.

Our phone number has not changed.

Senator Mike Groene
Room #1306
P.O. Box 94604
Lincoln, NE 68509
Phone: (402) 471-2729
Email: mgroene@leg.ne.gov

Education
Location: Room 1525
Time: 12:30 PM

Document Introducer Description
Appointment Von Behren, Paul – Coordinating Commission for Postsecondary Education
Appointment Ohles, Frederik – Nebraska Educational Telecommunications Commission
Appointment Baxter, Nicholas – Nebraska Educational Telecommunications Commission

Written Position Letter Policy for Public Hearings

If you are not testifying in person on a bill and would like to submit a written position letter to be included in the official hearing record as an exhibit, the letter must be delivered to the office of the committee chair (or emailed to the committee chair) of the committee conducting the hearing on the bill by 5:00 p.m. on the last work day prior to the public hearing.

Additionally, the letter must include your name and address, state a position of for, against, or neutral on the bill in question and include a request for the letter to be included as part of the public hearing record.

Education
Location: Room 1525
Time: 1:30 PM

Document Introducer Description
LB1033 Murante Eliminate learning communities
LB1125 Groene Change school finance base limitation and local effort rate provisions

 

Written Position Letter Policy for Public Hearings

If you are not testifying in person on a bill and would like to submit a written position letter to be included in the official hearing record as an exhibit, the letter must be delivered to the office of the committee chair (or emailed to the committee chair) of the committee conducting the hearing on the bill by 5:00 p.m. on the last work day prior to the public hearing.

Additionally, the letter must include your name and address, state a position of for, against, or neutral on the bill in question and include a request for the letter to be included as part of the public hearing record.

Written Position Letter Policy for Public Hearings

If you are not testifying in person on a bill and would like to submit a written position letter to be included in the official hearing record as an exhibit, the letter must be delivered to the office of the committee chair (or emailed to the committee chair) of the committee conducting the hearing on the bill by 5:00 p.m. on the last work day prior to the public hearing.

Additionally, the letter must include your name and address, state a position of for, against, or neutral on the bill in question and include a request for the letter to be included as part of the public hearing record.

Education Hearing 2/13/2018
February 7th, 2018

Education
Location: Room 1525
Time: 1:30 PM

Document Introducer Description
LB999 Vargas Change provisions relating to the Student Discipline Act
LB1110 Vargas Require annual reporting of school performance scores and classifications
LB1116 Linehan Create the Quality Education Accountability Commission and the Quality Education Accountability Office
LB1052 Pansing Brooks Require instruction and teacher education related to dyslexia
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