2015-2016 Session House Committee on Education
Friday, December 30, 2016
Bill/Resolution Sponsor Subject Meetings Status
HB 4010
referred
1/15/2015
Phelps Higher education; financial aid; number of governing bodies authorized to establish promise zones; increase.
HB 4014
referred
1/15/2015
Kelly Education; school districts; collection or use of biometric data by public schools; prohibit.
HB 4136
referred
2/3/2015
Lucido Education; examinations; high school competency requirement; include a civics component.
HB 4143
referred
2/5/2015
Hooker Education; curriculum; implementation of certain common core standards and assessments in this state; prohibit.
HB 4144
referred
2/5/2015
Hooker Education; curriculum; implementation of Next Generation Science Standards; prohibit.
HB 4147
referred
2/5/2015
Hooker Education; school districts; certain protections regarding student rights to religious expression in public schools; provide for.
HB 4148
referred
2/5/2015
Geiss Education; reorganization; ability for receiving school district to decline ownership of buildings and property of dissolved school district and procedures if that happens; provide for.
HB 4157
referred
2/5/2015
Potvin Education; calendar; exception to minimum days of pupil instruction requirement for inclement weather days; modify.
HB 4202
referred
2/17/2015
Somerville Education; other; certain fund-raising activities during school hours; allow.
HB 4230
referred
2/24/2015
Potvin Education; other; certain fund-raising activities during school hours; allow.
HB 4265
referred
2/26/2015
Price Higher education; community colleges; annexation by community college district; revise criteria.
HB 4284
referred
3/4/2015
Price Education; curriculum; high school diploma endorsement in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM); direct department of education to issue for certain pupils.
HB 4285
referred
3/4/2015
Price Education; curriculum; high school diploma endorsement in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM); provide for.
HB 4371
referred
3/24/2015
Greig Education; attendance; religious holiday absences; prohibit from counting against a student's attendance record for purposes of awards.
HB 4373
referred
3/24/2015
Geiss Education; public school academies; cyber schools; require posting educational materials on website and submission to department.
HB 4388
referred
3/25/2015
McCready Education; financing; school district's permissible use of sinking funds; expand to include school security improvements and technology.
HB 4390
referred
3/25/2015
Tedder Education; curriculum; completion of 1/2 credit of personal economics course that meets certain requirements; allow to satisfy economics credit required for Michigan merit curriculum.
HB 4394
referred
3/25/2015
Glenn Education; teachers; local option to hire noncertificated teachers; provide for under revised school code.
HB 4395
referred
3/25/2015
Glenn Education; teachers; local option to hire noncertificated teachers; provide for under state school aid act.
HB 4396
referred
3/25/2015
Heise Education; calendar; restrictions on school start date; modify.
HB 4402
referred
3/25/2015
Schor Education; reports; red tape removal task force; create to identify certain state reporting requirements.
HB 4493
referred
4/21/2015
Kesto Education; curriculum; genocide education; provide for, and define teacher for purposes of teacher performance evaluation system.
HB 4498
referred
4/21/2015
Chang Education; nonpublic; certain reporting requirements for home-schooled students; provide for.
HB 4517
referred
4/23/2015
Rutledge Education; school districts; refunding bonds for bonded indebtedness of original school district involved in consolidation; allow under certain circumstances.
HB 4526
referred
4/28/2015
Talabi Education; teachers; certification for substitute teachers; revise.
HB 4539
referred
4/30/2015
Brunner Education; public school academies; certain requirements for charter schools and authorizing bodies upon termination or revocation of contract; provide for.
HB 4594
referred
5/13/2015
McBroom School aid; other; shared time participation and reimbursement; expand to kindergarten.
HB 4602
referred
5/14/2015
Pagel Education; employees; nonteaching positions earning tenure; prohibit.
HB 4603
referred
5/14/2015
Pagel Education; adult; school district graduation rate reporting; remove adult education and alternative education from statistics.
HB 4632
referred
5/20/2015
Driskell Education; reorganization; procedures for annexation; revise to allow optional vote within annexing school district.
HB 4650
referred
5/26/2015
Miller, D. Education; attendance; notification to local law enforcement and department of education for noncompliance for request of student transfer records within a 14-day period; require.
HB 4657
referred
5/27/2015
Chang Education; facilities; certain activities to determine and eliminate environmental hazards; require before building a school or acquiring a site for a school.
HB 4687
referred
6/4/2015
Zemke Education; teachers; fees for certain certification examinations; revise limits on.
HB 4690
referred
6/9/2015
Geiss Education; elementary; smaller class size in underperforming schools; require.
HB 4692
referred
6/9/2015
Gay-Dagnogo Education; curriculum; requirement for schools to provide instruction on African-American history; provide for.
HB 4693
referred
6/9/2015
Gay-Dagnogo Higher education; financial aid; use of Michigan promise grants at state universities and community colleges that do not admit the top 15% of state high school graduates; prohibit.
HB 4697
referred
6/9/2015
Irwin Education; discipline; policy that does not allow discretion in suspension or expulsion; prohibit unless required by state law.
HB 4781
referred
7/14/2015
Kosowski Education; technology; Internet filtering, technology utilization, and digital citizenship policies and education in schools; require.
HB 4790
referred
7/15/2015
McBroom School aid; membership; counting of nonresident shared time pupils in membership; expand to include kindergarten.
HB 4791
referred
7/15/2015
re-referred on 9/22/2016
Zemke Education; school districts; policy regulating social media interaction between students and employees; require school districts to adopt and implement.
HB 4822
referred
8/18/2015
Price Education; other; attainment of minimum benchmark on state reading assessment; require for promotion of third grade students to next grade level and provide for early evaluation and intervention programs.
HB 4823
referred
8/18/2015
Price Education; teachers; reading instruction and diagnosis requirement for teacher certification; modify.
HB 4856
referred
9/9/2015
Gamrat Education; curriculum; biology curriculum; require to include certain data related to development of an unborn child.
HB 4859
referred
9/9/2015
Irwin Education; curriculum; age-appropriate, medically accurate, and objective sexuality education; provide for.
HB 4882
referred
9/17/2015
Hooker Education; school districts; accountability system for public schools based on transparency of data; establish.
HB 4883
referred
9/17/2015
Hooker Education; curriculum; instruction in sex education; prohibit certain instructors and practices for.
HB 4894
referred
9/22/2015
Tedder Education; school districts; contracts for educational websites or online services; require to prohibit certain uses of student data.
HB 4903
referred
9/22/2015
Cochran Education; curriculum; instruction in sex education; require to teach affirmative consent standards.
HB 4936
referred
10/6/2015
Driskell Education; teachers; professional development requirement for teachers; allow to include school safety training.
HB 4987
referred
10/14/2015
Brunner Education; attendance; mandatory enrollment in kindergarten and full-day kindergarten; provide for, and revise age of attendance requirement.
HB 5036
referred
10/29/2015
McCready Education; school districts; requirement that funds be invested in financial institutions located in this state; remove.
HB 5044
referred
11/3/2015
Wittenberg Education; curriculum; Internet safety instruction; require.
HB 5066
referred
11/10/2015
Townsend Education; school districts; requirements for holding school board meetings; modify.
HB 5115
referred
12/3/2015
Zemke Education; other; standards for providing integrated student support services; provide for.
HB 5125
referred
12/8/2015
Chang Education; school districts; policy and procedures regarding closure of a school building; require.
HB 5154
referred
12/15/2015
Lucido Education; curriculum; instruction and professional development in warning signs for suicide and depression; make mandatory.
HB 5156
referred
12/15/2015
Lyons Education; teachers; compliance with certain guidelines and standards regarding professional development requirement for teachers; require.
HB 5157
referred
12/15/2015
Garcia Education; employees; professional development for school administrators; require to meet certain guidelines and standards.
HB 5158
referred
12/15/2015
Price Education; teachers; assignment of new teachers to mentor teachers meeting certain requirements; require, and require professional development for new teachers to meet certain standards.
HB 5159
referred
12/15/2015
Yonker School aid; penalties; certain continuing education requirements; provide penalty for noncompliance with.
HB 5160
referred
12/15/2015
Hooker Education; curriculum; instruction in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), and awareness in use of automated external defibrillation (AED); require for graduation from high school.
HB 5193
referred
12/17/2015
Garcia Education; calendar; standards for granting certain waivers regarding school calendar; provide for.
HB 5194
referred
12/17/2015
Garcia Labor; collective bargaining; calendar and schedule for school year; make prohibited subjects of bargaining.
HB 5213
referred
1/13/2016
Muxlow Education; calendar; establishment of school calendar as management decision and prohibited subject of bargaining; provide for.
HB 5214
referred
1/13/2016
Muxlow Education; calendar; school calendar; allow local school boards to establish and to start before Labor Day.
HB 5223
referred
1/20/2016
Banks Education; school districts; certain schools operated by the education achievement authority; return to operation and control of original school district.
HB 5235
referred
1/26/2016
Kelly Labor; public service employment; changes in provisions concerning teacher strikes; provide for.
HB 5236
referred
1/26/2016
Price Education; teachers; teacher engaging in a prohibited strike; require suspension of teaching certificate.
HB 5237
referred
1/26/2016
Somerville School aid; penalties; requirement for a public school employer to forfeit 5% of school aid payments for failure to deduct funds from strike participants; provide for.
HB 5284
referred
2/2/2016
Geiss Education; curriculum; elementary music instruction meeting certain requirements; require.
HB 5307
referred
2/3/2016
Price Education; students; vision screening in schools; expand to include certain additional grades and require follow-up procedures under certain circumstances.
HB 5316
referred
2/9/2016
Darany Education; school districts; schools used for presidential polling places; allow without penalizing the school district for missing instructional time.
HB 5355
referred
2/11/2016
Price Health; screening; vision screening requirement for children in certain grades; clarify.
HB 5356
referred
2/11/2016
Zemke Human services; medical services; medical assistance program; expand to include eye and vision examinations for certain school-age children.
HB 5396
referred
2/24/2016
Johnson Education; reports; procedure for reporting and collection of certain day and clock hour data; modify.
HB 5402
referred
3/1/2016
Singh Education; athletics; policy for "pay to play" fees; require, and require policy to meet certain requirements.
HB 5409
referred
3/2/2016
Liberati Education; discipline; statement of findings and intent regarding state policy on schoolwide positive intervention and support plans; provide for.
HB 5410
referred
3/2/2016
Liberati Education; discipline; department of education to develop state policy establishing a schoolwide positive behavioral intervention and support plan; require.
HB 5411
referred
3/2/2016
Greig Education; discipline; certain requirements for state policy on schoolwide positive behavioral intervention and support plan; provide for.
HB 5412
referred
3/2/2016
Price Education; discipline; restrictions on use of seclusion and restraint; require to be included in state policy on schoolwide positive intervention and support plans.
HB 5413
referred
3/2/2016
Vaupel Education; discipline; requirements for documentation and reporting; require to be included in state policy on schoolwide positive intervention and support plans.
HB 5414
referred
3/2/2016
Price Education; discipline; certain provisions concerning emergency intervention; require to be included in state policy on schoolwide positive behavioral intervention and support plans.
HB 5415
referred
3/2/2016
Tedder Education; discipline; certain provisions concerning data collection; require to be included in state policy on schoolwide positive behavioral intervention and support plans.
HB 5416
referred
3/2/2016
Heise Education; discipline; certain provisions concerning training; require to be included in state policy on schoolwide positive behavioral intervention and support plans.
HB 5417
referred
3/2/2016
Greig Education; discipline; definitions for state policy on schoolwide positive behavioral intervention and support plans; provide for.
HB 5418
referred
3/2/2016
Tedder Education; discipline; policy concerning schoolwide positive behavioral intervention and support; require nonpublic schools to adopt and implement.
HB 5440
referred
3/9/2016
Kosowski Water; quality; testing for levels of lead and other contaminants in water supplied to nonpublic schools; require.
HB 5444
referred
3/9/2016
Glenn Education; curriculum; implementation of certain curriculum standards and assessments in place of common core curriculum standards and assessments in this state; require.
HB 5450
referred
3/10/2016
Tedder Education; calendar; professional development days or hours for teachers; allow to be counted as instructional time.
HB 5555
referred
4/13/2016
Kosowski Education; safety; school lockdown drills; require reporting of.
HB 5618
referred
5/3/2016
Schor Education; discipline; requirements and procedures for suspension or expulsion; revise.
HB 5619
referred
5/3/2016
Pscholka Education; discipline; use of restorative justice measures in disciplinary situations; require public school officials to consider.
HB 5620
referred
5/3/2016
Zemke Education; discipline; bullying policy to include provisions for restorative justice; encourage.
HB 5621
referred
5/3/2016
Lyons Education; discipline; reporting of certain incidents and discipline; require.
HB 5622
referred
5/3/2016
Hooker Education; discipline; enrollment eligibility in strict discipline academy; modify.
HB 5661
referred
5/17/2016
Price Education; safety; certain data collection and reporting requirements related to incidents of crime and safety in schools; revise.
HB 5684
referred
5/24/2016
Howell Education; curriculum; mathematics requirement for Michigan merit curriculum; require.
HB 5693
referred
5/25/2016
Howrylak Education; discipline; requirement for mandatory expulsion for certain criminal offenses; modify.
HB 5694
referred
5/25/2016
LaGrand Education; discipline; requirement for mandatory expulsion for assault on another pupil; modify.
HB 5695
referred
5/25/2016
Lucido Education; discipline; requirement for mandatory expulsion for assault against school personnel; modify.
HB 5736
referred
6/8/2016
Moss Education; curriculum; youth financial education; require to include instruction on taxation of individuals and on individual ownership or leasing of automobiles and residential properties.
HB 5753
referred
6/9/2016
Price Education; transportation; requirements for transportation of pupils; modify.
HB 5762
referred
6/9/2016
Pagan Education; curriculum; clearinghouse for curriculum of various ethnic and minority groups; create in the department of education.
HB 5796
referred
8/3/2016
Potvin Education; employees; provision providing employment preference for certain personnel in special education programs and services; repeal.
HB 5868
referred
9/13/2016
Tedder Education; teachers; college credit requirements for individual to serve as substitute teacher; revise.
HB 5893
referred
9/20/2016
Chang Education; public school academies; geographic preference for charter school enrollment for low-income pupils; allow.
HB 5904
referred
9/21/2016
Muxlow Education; teachers; college credit requirements for individual to be employed as substitute teacher; revise.
HB 5942
referred
9/22/2016
Chang Education; special; IEP ombudsman within office of special education; create.
HB 5957
referred
10/19/2016
Townsend Education; transportation; students eligible to ride bus designated for special needs students; provide exception for siblings of special needs students under certain circumstances.
HB 5988
referred
10/19/2016
Runestad Education; teachers; background check for student teachers; require.
HB 6005
referred
10/19/2016
Howrylak Education; special; language developmental milestones and assessment of language and literacy development for deaf, deafblind, and hard-of-hearing children; provide for.
HB 6006
referred
10/19/2016
Phelps Education; special; deaf, deafblind, and hard-of-hearing children's educational bill of rights; create.
HB 6026
referred
11/9/2016
Chang Education; curriculum; education regarding sexual assault and harassment; include in graduation requirements, and require high school counselors and teachers to receive training in responding to students who have experienced sexual assault or harassment.
HB 6052
referred
11/29/2016
Pagan Education; graduation requirements; sustainability and environmental literacy instruction; require.
SB 33
referred
11/4/2015
Pavlov Education; school districts; measures to protect privacy of certain student data; provide for.
SB 103
referred
5/20/2015
Pavlov Education; teachers; performance evaluation requirements for teachers and school administrators; revise.
SB 139
referred
3/19/2015
Colbeck Education; other; certain fund-raising activities during school hours; allow.
SB 169
referred
4/16/2015
Proos Education; curriculum; high school diploma endorsement in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM); direct department of education to issue for certain pupils.
SB 170
referred
4/16/2015
Pavlov Education; curriculum; high school diploma endorsement in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM); provide for.
SB 209
referred
6/11/2015
Colbeck Education; school districts; instruction in certain United States historical information; encourage, and require to be included on state testing.
SB 211
referred
6/11/2015
Shirkey Education; curriculum; instruction in certain American heritage documents; allow and prohibit censorship or restraint of.
SB 216
referred
12/16/2015
Robertson School aid; other; certain references to general education development (GED); modify.
SB 221
referred
4/16/2015
Schuitmaker Higher education; education programs; participation in interstate compacts or agreements concerning distance education; regulate.
SB 491
referred
11/5/2015
Pavlov Education; teachers; provisions relating to alternative teaching certification; modify.
SB 510
referred
11/4/2015
Pavlov Communications; Internet; student online personal protection act; establish.
SB 754
referred
4/28/2016
Pavlov Education; reports; outdated language and provisions in revised school code; update, and eliminate or modify certain requirements for reports.
SB 755
referred
4/28/2016
Knollenberg School aid; other; certain reporting requirements; revise.
SB 756
referred
4/28/2016
Booher Education; other; obsolete act concerning emergency financial assistance for certain school districts; repeal.
SB 757
referred
4/28/2016
Booher School aid; other; obsolete act relating to occupational training and retraining; repeal.
SB 758
referred
4/28/2016
Colbeck Education; career and technical; obsolete act relating to the functions of the state board of control for vocational education; repeal.
SB 759
referred
4/28/2016
Stamas Education; curriculum; obsolete act concerning teaching of civics and political science; repeal.
SB 760
referred
4/28/2016
Stamas Education; special; special education scholarships act; repeal.
SB 761
referred
4/28/2016
Horn Education; curriculum; obsolete act concerning education for gifted and academically talented; repeal.
SB 762
referred
4/28/2016
MacGregor Education; other; obsolete act concerning demonstration educational and work experience programs; repeal.
SB 763
referred
4/28/2016
Schmidt Education; reports; reporting of certain financial information by districts; revise report format.
SB 764
referred
4/28/2016
Shirkey School aid; other; obsolete act relating to federal and state aid to vocational education; repeal.
SB 765
referred
4/28/2016
Zorn Education; reports; reporting requirements concerning career and technology education programs; revise, and repeal provision regarding personality test.
SB 766
referred
4/28/2016
Hansen Education; other; certain references regarding state board of education; update.
SB 767
referred
4/28/2016
O'Brien School aid; other; obsolete act relating to federal funds for vocational education; repeal.
SB 1046
referred
11/9/2016
Colbeck Education; transportation; requirements for transportation of pupils; modify.
HJR B
referred
1/15/2015
Kelly Constitutional amendments; state; limited support for students with special needs to attend nonpublic schools; allow.
HJR HH
referred
4/19/2016
Kelly Constitutional amendments; state; state board of education, superintendent of public instruction, and state board for public community and junior colleges; eliminate, and provide for a governor-appointed department director.
HR 20
referred
2/24/2015
Potvin A resolution to encourage the Michigan Department of Education to allow local school districts the option to hold fundraisers, such as bake sales, during school hours that involve food that may not meet the new federal school nutrition standards.
HR 49
referred
3/26/2015
Guerra A resolution to urge Michigan institutions of higher learning to improve policies, training, and victims' services regarding cases of sexual assault and stalking.
HR 57
referred
4/16/2015
Rutledge A resolution to declare April 17, 2015, as a Day of Silence in the state of Michigan.
HR 74
referred
5/5/2015
Victory A resolution to encourage Michigan's colleges and universities to promote globally comprehensive education as a part of curricular and extracurricular life.
HR 200
referred
1/13/2016
Kelly A resolution to declare January 31-February 6, 2016, as Catholic Schools Week in the state of Michigan.
HR 264
referred
4/13/2016
Nesbitt A resolution to urge the State Board of Education to reject the recently proposed Statement and Guidance on Safe and Supportive Learning Environments for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Questioning (LGBTQ) Students.
HR 268
referred
4/19/2016
Schor A resolution to call on the National Collegiate Athletic Association Board of Directors to overturn the decision by the Division 1 Management Council to prohibit satellite training camps.
HCR 12
referred
5/13/2015
Price A concurrent resolution to confirm and support the right of Michigan parents to homeschool their children with no interference from the state.