Status Summary

Pre-filed for introduction on 12.6.2019. First reading, referred to Education on 1.13.2020. Public hearing scheduled in the House Committee on Education at on 1.13.2020 at 1:30 p.m. Executive session scheduled, but no action taken in the House Committee on Education at on 1.23.20. Executive session scheduled in the House Committee on Education on 2.4.2020. 1st substitute bill passed. Referred to Rules 2 Review on 2.6.2020. 1st substitute bill substituted (ED 20).  Floor amendment(s) adopted. Rules suspended. Placed on Third Reading. Third reading, passed on 2.19.2020. IN THE SENATE: First reading, referred to Early Learning & K-12 Education on 2.24.2020. Public hearing in the Senate Committee on Early Learning & K-12 Education on 2.26.2020 at 1:30 p.m. Executive action in the Senate Committee on Early Learning & K-12 Education on 2.28.2020; majority pass and refer to Ways & Means. Public hearing in the Senate Committee on Ways & Means on 2.29.2020 at 8:00 a.m. March 2  Executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Ways & Means. WM - Majority; do pass with amendment(s) by Human Services, Reentry & Rehabilitation. Passed to Rules Committee for second reading. Mar 5. Placed on second reading by Rules Committee. (updated 3.13.2020)

Legislative Session

2020

Status

In Progress

Sponsor

Rep. Dolan

Parents who have prior criminal convictions will be able to volunteer at schools after submitting a criminal innocence or rehabilitation-related document. Schools must also consider the applications of parents without these documents, notify applicants for specific reasons of denial, and outline appeals process.

Amendments: 

Education committee amendment:

Removes the option for a parent whose volunteer application has been denied as permitted under the bill to appeal to the Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction.