Bill Details - HB258 (2019)

HB 258 - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2019 SESSION

19-0364

06/08

 

HOUSE BILL 258

 

AN ACT establishing a committee to study teacher preparation and education programs.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Heath, Hills. 14; Rep. Van Houten, Hills. 45; Rep. Cornell, Hills. 18

 

COMMITTEE: Education

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill establishes a committee to study teacher preparation and education programs.

 

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Explanation: Matter added to current law appears in bold italics.

Matter removed from current law appears [in brackets and struckthrough.]

Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

19-0364

06/08

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Nineteen

 

AN ACT establishing a committee to study teacher preparation and education programs.

 

Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:

 

1  Committee Established.  There is established a committee to study New Hampshire teacher preparation and education programs.

2  Membership and Compensation.

I.  The members of the committee shall be as follows:

(a)  Four members of the house of representatives, appointed by the speaker of the house of representatives.

(b)  Two members of the senate, appointed by the president of the senate.

II.  Members of the committee shall receive mileage at the legislative rate when attending to the duties of the committee.

3  Duties.  The committee shall:

I.  Study New Hampshire teacher preparation and education programs that prepare teachers for careers in education and compare them to similar programs in other states and foreign countries whose students perform at the highest levels on the Program for International Student Assessment.

II.  Specifically study the following features of teacher preparation and education programs, including but not limited to recruitment and admission standards, teacher preparation and education courses, requirements for student teaching including internships, externship, and residencies, professional standards, salaries, certification and continuing education requirements, teacher absenteeism, and retention.

4  Chairperson; Quorum.  The members of the study committee shall elect a chairperson from among the members.  The first meeting of the committee shall be called by the first-named house member.  The first meeting of the committee shall be held within 45 days of the effective date of this section.  Four members of the committee shall constitute a quorum.

5  Report.  The committee shall report its findings and any recommendations for proposed legislation to the speaker of the house of representatives, the president of the senate, the house clerk, the senate clerk, the governor, and the state library on or before November 1, 2019.

6  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect upon its passage.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 2, 2019 Introduced 01/02/2019 and referred to Education HJ 2 P. 43
Jan. 22, 2019 Public Hearing: 01/22/2019 11:45 am LOB 207
Feb. 5, 2019 Executive Session: 02/05/2019 10:00 am LOB 207
Feb. 27, 2019 Majority Committee Report: Ought to Pass for 02/27/2019 (Vote 12-6; RC) HC 13 P. 28
Majority Committee Report: Ought to Pass (Vote 12-6; RC)
Minority Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate
Feb. 28, 2019 Ought to Pass: MA DV 194-145 02/28/2019
March 14, 2019 Introduced 03/14/2019 and Referred to Education and Workforce Development; SJ 9

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 22, 2019 House Hearing
Feb. 5, 2019 House Exec Session
House Floor Vote
Feb. 27, 2019 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB258 Revision: 4314 Date: Dec. 27, 2018, 4:09 p.m.