Status Summary

Prefiled for introduction on 1.6.2020. First reading, referred to Early Learning & K-12 Education on 1.13.2020. Public hearing in the Senate Committee on Early Learning & K-12 Education on 1.20.2020. Executive action in the Senate Committee on Early Learning & K-12 Education on 1.31.2020; majority pass. Referred to Rules Committee for second reading on 2.3.2020. Placed on second reading by Rules Committee on 2.11.2020. Rules suspended. Placed and passed on Third Reading on 2.12.2020. IN THE HOUSE: First reading, referred to Education on 2.14.2020. (updated 3.13.2020) 

Legislative Session

2020

Status

In Progress

Sponsor

Sen. Wellman

Allows the Learning Assistance Program to support school-wide behavioral health systems of support and interventions for students including social workers, counselors, instructional aides, and other school-based health professionals.

Additionally the bill requires school districts to expend a portion of LAP funding to address the needs of students in grades K-4 who are deficient in reading or reading readiness skills.

Companion Bill