Bill Summaries: H1067 (2015-2016 Session)

  • Summary date: May 10 2016 - View summary

    Creates the Legislative Study Commission on the Connection Between Long-Term Suspension and Student Dropout Rates (Commission), consisting of 15 members appointed as specified, to study the connection between the long-term suspension and student dropout rates. Specifies six duties of the Commission including identifying statewide goals to lower long-term suspension dropout rates. Requires a final report to be submitted to the 2017 General Assembly. Terminates the Commission upon the earlier of the filing of the final report or the convening of the 2017 General Assembly. Appropriates $50,000 for 2016-17 from the General Fund to the General Assembly for the committee's cost and to implement the study.

    Effective July 1, 2016.