Maine LD 428: An Act To Amend the Powers and Duties of the State Board of Education

LD 428 (subjects: BOARD OF EDUCATION , POWERS )

Official bill page at mainelegislature.org: http://www.mainelegislature.org/legis/bills/display_ps.asp?ld=428&PID=1456&snum=127


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Sponsors

Principal Sponsor: Sen. Brian Langley of Hancock: (R – District 7) — e-mail | Twitter | Facebook

6 Cosponsors:

Actions

Chamber

Action
2/24/2015 Senate Committee on EDUCATION AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS
suggested and ordered printed
On motion by Senator Langley of Hancock REFERRED to the Committee on EDUCATION AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS
Ordered sent down forthwith for concurrence.
2/24/2015 House Bill REFERRED to the Committee on EDUCATION AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS.
In concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
4/9/2015 Senate Report READ and ACCEPTED.
READ ONCE
ASSIGNED FOR SECOND READING NEXT LEGISLATIVE DAY.
4/14/2015 Senate COMMITTEE ON BILLS IN THE SECOND READING REPORTS NO FURTHER VERBAL AMENDMENTS NECESSARY, Senator Saviello, Senate Chair. REPORT ACCEPTED.
READ A SECOND TIME and PASSED TO BE ENGROSSED.
Ordered sent down forthwith for concurrence.
4/16/2015 House CONSENT CALENDAR – FIRST DAY
4/23/2015 House Committee on Bills in the Second Reading Reports no further verbal amendments necessary Representative McLEAN of Gorham, Chair, House of Representatives Report Accepted.
CONSENT CALENDAR – SECOND DAY.
The Bill was PASSED TO BE ENGROSSED.

In concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
4/28/2015 House PASSED TO BE ENACTED.
Sent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
4/29/2015 Senate PASSED TO BE ENACTED, in concurrence.

Bill Text

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An Act To Amend the Powers and Duties of the State Board of Education

Be it enacted by the People of the State of Maine as follows:

Sec. 1. 20-A MRSA 405, sub- 3, U, as amended by PL 2005, c. 611, 1, is further amended to read:

U. Review the organization of school administrative units statewide to identify current cooperative agreements between school administrative units. Cooperative agreements may include, but are not limited to: purchasing or contract agreements; administrative functions; shared staff and staff training; and technology initiatives. Based on the review, and in consultation with the department, the state board may recommend that school administrative units develop and carry out a plan for a cooperative agreement with one or more other school administrative units. “Cooperative agreement” may include agreements between school administrative units and career and technical education regions and career and technical education centers; and

Sec. 2. 20-A MRSA 405, sub- 3, V, as amended by PL 2005, c. 611, 2, is further amended to read:

V. Study school administrative unit configuration statewide . ; and

Sec. 3. 20-A MRSA 405, sub- 3, W is enacted to read:

W. Enter into an interstate reciprocity agreement regarding postsecondary distance education, administer the agreement and approve or disapprove an application to participate in the agreement from a postsecondary institution that has its principal campus in the State.

summary

This bill specifically authorizes the State Board of Education to enter into an interstate reciprocity agreement regarding postsecondary distance education, to administer the agreement and to approve or disapprove an application to participate in the agreement from a postsecondary institution that has its principal campus in the State.

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