Bills in Committee

Education (H)

Bills under consideration and review by committee.

Bill Bill Title
SF 2082 A bill for an act relating to matters involving the state board of education and the department of education to reflect current practices, technology, and titles, to delete redundancies, and to resolve inconsistencies. (Formerly SSB 3018.)
SF 438 A bill for an act relating to the responsibilities and authority of school districts or school corporations, accredited nonpublic schools, area education agencies, community colleges, and board of regents institutions, and including effective date provisions. (Formerly SSB 1190.)
SF 437 A bill for an act relating to academic eligibility standards for public school students participating in school-approved activities. (Formerly SF 287.)
SF 209 A bill for an act to require school districts and accredited nonpublic schools to offer high school students an opportunity to take the United States citizenship and immigration services naturalization civics test, and including applicability provisions. (Formerly SSB 1043.)
SF 167 A bill for an act relating to eligibility for the health care loan repayment program. (Formerly SSB 1030.)
SF 160 A bill for an act relating to recommendations regarding school building emergency operations plans. (Formerly SSB 1042.)
SCR 1 A concurrent resolution urging Congress to enact legislation to limit the interest rates collected or imposed by the United States Department of Education for certain federal student college loans.
HF 2463 A bill for an act expanding the health care professional recruitment program. (Formerly HF 2145.)
HF 2461 A bill for an act relating to loan repayment for refinanced eligible loans under the rural physician loan repayment program. (Formerly HSB 558.)
HF 2457 A bill for an act providing that the unit of health education required at the secondary school level under the state’s educational standards includes bleeding control training. (Formerly HF 2169.)
HF 2454 A bill for an act relating to qualifications for community college career and technical education instructors. (Formerly HSB 644.)
HF 2443 A bill for an act relating to eligibility requirements and assessments for students under the senior year plus program and including effective date provisions. (Formerly HSB 642.)
HF 2440 A bill for an act prohibiting school districts and accredited nonpublic schools from administering vaccines and immunizations without prior written consent from a student’s parent or guardian.
HF 2427 A bill for an act relating to the national guard service scholarship program.
HF 2426 A bill for an act relating to state and school antiharassment and antibullying policies, providing for a competitive grant program to provide related training, and providing for a school climate and bullying prevention work group.
HF 2425 A bill for an act requiring that school districts include a life-affirming message on student identification cards and including applicability provisions.
HF 2418 A bill for an act relating to certain information in proceedings before the director of the department of education and the board of educational examiners. (Formerly HF 2147.)
HF 2391 A bill for an act relating to a mental health awareness course requirement for students in secondary school.
HF 2386 A bill for an act directing the state board of education to adopt rules prohibiting school districts and accredited nonpublic schools from using seclusion rooms to isolate, confine, or detain students.
HF 2385 A bill for an act requiring that the United States history unit requirement under the state’s educational standards include instruction in African American history.
HF 2359 A bill for an act relating to the reporting of certain assessment scores by approved practitioner preparation programs. (Formerly HSB 559.)
HF 2349 A bill for an act establishing the language equality and acquisition for deaf kids task force.
HF 2348 A bill for an act relating to the Iowa core standards for social studies and providing for regular review and revision of the standards and related administrative rules.
HF 2347 A bill for an act requiring school districts and accredited nonpublic schools to develop and establish a policy limiting the use of smartphones in classroom learning environments.
HF 2340 A bill for an act relating to the Iowa educational savings plan trust by permitting the use of funds for certain beneficiaries to attend out-of-state elementary or secondary schools, and including retroactive applicability provisions. (Formerly HF 2024.)
HF 2331 A bill for an act relating to the use of moneys administered by the Iowa energy center for energy efficiency investments and the construction of specified renewable energy generation facilities.
HF 2329 A bill for an act requiring annual volunteer service by high school students and including applicability provisions.
HF 2292 A bill for an act authorizing the establishment of a nontraditional educator preparation program by a private provider, the issuance of an interim license or endorsement to program participants by the board of educational examiners, and the employment of program participants as teachers in Iowa’s schools.
HF 2291 A bill for an act relating to the authority of the college student aid commission to organize a nonprofit corporation. (Formerly HF 2126.)
HF 2261 A bill for an act establishing an education scholarship account program for pupils attending a nonpublic school or receiving private instruction, establishing an education scholarship account fund, providing an income tax exemption, establishing school district supplementary weighting for education scholarship recipients, making appropriations, providing penalties, and including applicability provisions.
HF 2229 A bill for an act providing for a teacher licensure renewal requirement relating to cultural competency training.
HF 2228 A bill for an act relating to a teaching recruitment in Iowa program within the department of education.
HF 2227 A bill for an act prohibiting schools from scheduling school events after the school day on the date of presidential precinct caucuses or general elections.
HF 2226 A bill for an act relating to the observance of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day by school districts and accredited nonpublic schools.
HF 2202 A bill for an act requiring high school students to participate in extracurricular interscholastic athletic practices, contests, or competitions based on biological sex as determined at birth.
HF 2201 A bill for an act relating to sexual orientation or gender identity instruction or related materials provided by school districts to pupils.
HF 2200 A bill for an act requiring the testing of food routinely served to students by school districts for the presence of glyphosate.
HF 2186 A bill for an act relating to best practices for student engagement and expectations for student behavior.
HF 2185 A bill for an act relating to the appointment of a director of public policy events at each institution of higher education governed by the state board of regents.
HF 2184 A bill for an act providing for the establishment of a policy prohibiting public school teachers from engaging in political or ideological advocacy while carrying out student instruction or otherwise acting within the scope of employment by a school district, providing for related training, and providing penalties.
HF 2160 A bill for an act authorizing a receiving school district to send school vehicles into a district of residence to transport a pupil participating in open enrollment to and from school.
HF 2150 A bill for an act providing for a work group, study, and report on hiring practices, recruitment, and background checks for employment of school bus drivers, and including effective date provisions.
HF 2149 A bill for an act pertaining to instruction in water safety in schools.
HF 2148 A bill for an act relating to the education of kindergarten through grade twelve students with characteristics of dyslexia and the preparation and licensure of practitioners who provide instruction to such students.
HF 2139 A bill for an act relating to information and communications provided by a school official, school employee, or school nurse relative to the religious exemption from immunization of children.
HF 2116 A bill for an act establishing a reduced-fee lunch assistance fund to provide moneys to educational facilities to further reduce the cost of reduced-fee lunches for eligible children and making appropriations.
HF 2100 A bill for an act requiring the inclusion of pole vaulting in event schedules for high school track meets.
HF 2091 A bill for an act relating to the permissible use of funding from the property tax equity and relief fund.
HF 2090 A bill for an act relating to seizure disorders and establishing certain requirements for school districts, accredited nonpublic schools, and the department of education, and providing immunity from criminal and civil liability for certain persons who provide related assistance or services.
HF 2072 A bill for an act prohibiting the adoption of statewide core social studies standards by the state board of education and providing for related matters.
HF 2050 A bill for an act relating to the rate of and authority to impose school district regular and voter-approved physical plant and equipment levies for certain school budget years.
HF 2049 A bill for an act requiring school employee training and protocols relating to children’s mental health, requiring that suicide prevention information be included on secondary student identification cards, and including effective date and applicability provisions.
HF 2002 A bill for an act relating to the health care professional recruitment program.
HF 720 A bill for an act relating to education funding weighting for children living in certain facilities and including effective date provisions. (Formerly HF 445.)
HF 704 A bill for an act requiring the boards of directors of school districts to appoint student liaisons to the boards. (Formerly HF 563.)
HF 663 A bill for an act establishing an education savings grant program for pupils attending a nonpublic school or receiving competent private instruction, establishing an education savings grant fund, providing an income tax exemption, making appropriations, providing penalties, and including applicability provisions.
HF 646 A bill for an act relating to vision screenings, examinations, services, and supplies for children.
HF 629 A bill for an act relating to child-staff ratios at registered child development homes serving school-aged children under certain circumstances.
HF 616 A bill for an act relating to licensure requirements for school principals, associate principals, and assistant principals.
HF 615 A bill for an act eliminating the option to calculate by hours the instructional time school districts and accredited nonpublic schools must include in the school calendar.
HF 614 A bill for an act establishing a requirement for administrators employed by school districts with enrollments of more than two thousand five hundred students.
HF 613 A bill for an act relating to criteria for and funding of approved local preschool programs and including effective date and applicability provisions.
HF 612 A bill for an act relating to the career and technical education unit requirements for school districts under the educational standards.
HF 575 A bill for an act providing for training and other procedures relating to student seizures for public and accredited nonpublic schools.
HF 574 A bill for an act relating to the offer and teach requirements under the educational standards.
HF 505 A bill for an act requiring that human growth and development instruction provided by school districts include age-appropriate and research-based instruction inclusive of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender health practices.
HF 504 A bill for an act relating to the health education requirement for grades nine through twelve under the education standards.
HF 494 A bill for an act requiring Iowa’s public and private postsecondary institutions to provide all newly admitted students with a seminar relating to certain resources available to students.
HF 493 A bill for an act relating to the circumstances for which supplemental aid or a modified supplemental amount may be approved by the school budget review committee and including applicability provisions.
HF 492 A bill for an act limiting the amount of instructional time a school district or accredited nonpublic school must make up when inclement weather causes a school district or accredited nonpublic school to close, and including effective date provisions.
HF 491 A bill for an act relating to assessments administered by school districts to evaluate and reevaluate students for reading proficiency and including effective date provisions.
HF 490 A bill for an act relating to assessments administered by school districts to reevaluate students for reading proficiency.
HF 469 A bill for an act requiring that human growth and development instruction provided by school districts include instruction on the meaning of consent.
HF 450 A bill for an act requiring that human growth and development instruction provided by school districts include instruction on consent.
HF 444 A bill for an act relating to display of the national motto by school districts.
HF 443 A bill for an act relating to the Iowa core curriculum and standards for school districts and accredited nonpublic schools and including effective date provisions.
HF 442 A bill for an act requiring school districts to expand human growth and development coursework to include instruction regarding organ and tissue donation.
HF 441 A bill for an act relating to the establishment of a behavioral interventions task force.
HF 433 A bill for an act requiring parental consent forms for field trips or school activities in the capitol building or on the capitol grounds to include language on state law permitting pistols and revolvers in the capitol building and on the capitol grounds.
HF 429 A bill for an act relating to human growth and development course enrollment at school districts and to pupil attendance at educational conferences or seminars in which human growth and development information is provided.
HF 428 A bill for an act relating to the core curriculum and twenty-first century learning skills adopted or defined by the state board of education.
HF 427 A bill for an act requiring that secondary and postsecondary education institutions provide students with information regarding suicide prevention and student mental health services and including applicability provisions.
HF 405 A bill for an act providing for the development and implementation of guidelines for schools for the management of students with life-threatening food allergies.
HF 404 A bill for an act relating to lead testing in child care facilities and schools.
HF 403 A bill for an act relating to the list of shared operational functions for which school districts and area education agencies may be eligible to receive supplementary weighting and including applicability provisions.
HF 402 A bill for an act relating to the authorized uses of revenues from the regular and voter-approved physical plant and equipment levies and including applicability provisions.
HF 394 A bill for an act relating to school district finance by modifying provisions relating to the calculation of the regular program state cost per pupil, establishing a supplementary weighting plan for certain mandatory school district transportation costs, and including effective date provisions.
HF 383 A bill for an act relating to public school funding by establishing the state percent of growth and the categorical state percent of growth for the budget year beginning July 1, 2019, specifying citation references, modifying provisions relating to the property tax replacement payments, and including effective date provisions.
HF 367 A bill for an act requesting the establishment of a legislative interim study committee to create a plan to provide universal learning and child care centers and programs.
HF 366 A bill for an act requiring certain new school buses to be equipped with safety belts or safety harnesses, requiring the use of the safety belts or safety harnesses, and making penalties applicable.
HF 348 A bill for an act relating to education by modifying the duties and authority of certain state and local governmental entities and including effective date provisions.
HF 331 A bill for an act directing the state board of regents to conduct a feasibility study relating to the establishment of a need-based gender pay gap grant.
HF 275 A bill for an act establishing appropriations to accounts within the early childhood Iowa fund.
HF 274 A bill for an act requiring the department of education to compile reports on physical education programs in school districts.
HF 273 A bill for an act expanding the eligibility for the statewide preschool program and including applicability provisions.
HF 272 A bill for an act relating to private instruction by adding reporting requirements and requiring school districts to conduct health and safety visits for children placed under independent private instruction or private instruction.
HF 271 A bill for an act relating to the calculation and use of certain school district and area education agency categorical funding supplements and including applicability provisions.
HF 242 A bill for an act expanding the statewide preschool program to include certain five-year-old children and including effective date and applicability provisions.
HF 241 A bill for an act relating to the adoption of a statement of free expression by the board of regents prior to the commencement of the fall 2019 academic calendar year.
HF 231 A bill for an act relating to elective biblical literacy courses offered by school districts.
HF 196 A bill for an act striking certain statutory repeal provisions relating to the state sales and use tax and the secure an advanced vision for education fund.
HF 195 A bill for an act extending the period of time for collecting sales tax for deposit in the secure an advanced vision for education fund.
HF 194 A bill for an act directing that students be required to read and demonstrate comprehension of excerpts from Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn’s book “the gulag archipelago” as a condition of high school graduation.
HF 185 A bill for an act relating to the school start date and including effective date provisions.
HF 183 A bill for an act relating to food options offered by a school district.
HF 182 A bill for an act relating to private instruction.
HF 180 A bill for an act relating to school bus route ride time limitations.
HF 161 A bill for an act relating to subject and performance-based assessments administered prior to a student’s completion of a practitioner preparation program, and including effective date and retroactive applicability provisions.
HF 160 A bill for an act relating to approval of a charter school application by the boards of directors of a school district.
HF 150 A bill for an act relating to licensed health care providers for purposes of state law regarding concussion and brain injury policies for extracurricular interscholastic activities.
HF 144 A bill for an act requiring that human growth and development instruction by school boards include age-appropriate information regarding dating violence and prevention.
HF 101 A bill for an act relating to policies at public institutions of higher education granting resident status for purposes of paying postsecondary tuition and fees.
HF 100 A bill for an act relating to private instruction by adding reporting requirements and requiring school districts to conduct health and safety visits for children placed under competent private instruction, independent private instruction, or private instruction.
HF 99 A bill for an act authorizing the school budget review committee to grant supplemental aid or establish a modified supplemental amount for a school district with an unusual increase in students eligible for free and reduced price meals and including applicability provisions.
HF 98 A bill for an act establishing an Iowa center for suicide prevention in the department of education and making an appropriation.
HF 88 A bill for an act providing for the establishment of a school safety hotline, internet site, and mobile internet application, and providing penalties.
HF 78 A bill for an act relating to the earliest school start date.
HF 61 A bill for an act relating to the Iowa core curriculum and content standards applicable to students in kindergarten through grade twelve and including effective date provisions.
HF 43 A bill for an act relating to subject and performance-based assessments administered prior to a student’s completion of a practitioner preparation program, and including effective date and retroactive applicability provisions.
HF 39 A bill for an act relating to student data collection by the department of education, school districts, and accredited nonpublic schools.
HF 36 A bill for an act providing for a world language education pilot program and making appropriations.
HF 23 A bill for an act relating to the eligibility of certain individuals employed by educational institutions for unemployment insurance benefits between two successive academic years or terms and including applicability provisions.
HF 6 A bill for an act relating to voluntary diversity plans under the state’s open enrollment law.
HSB 655 A bill for an act relating to the amounts a district of residence pays to a receiving district for a pupil participating in open enrollment and including applicability provisions.
HSB 643 A bill for an act relating to eligibility requirements for the future ready Iowa skilled workforce last-dollar scholarship program.
HSB 641 A bill for an act relating to matters involving the state board of education and the department of education to reflect current practices, technology, and titles, to delete redundancies, and to resolve inconsistencies.
HSB 213 A bill for an act modifying and establishing charter school programs.
HSB 131 A bill for an act relating to the transportation equity program by establishing funding amounts, making appropriations, and including effective date provisions.
HSB 129 A bill for an act to require school districts and accredited nonpublic schools to offer high school students an opportunity to take the United States citizenship and immigration services naturalization civics test, and including applicability provisions.