Status Summary

The bill was exec’d in the Senate Early Learning/K-12 committee, and sent to Rules. It was pulled in Rules and passed on third reading in the Senate. The bill was read on 2/12 and had a public hearing in the Early Learning & Human Services committee on 2/15. SB6257 was exec’d by the ELHS Committee on 2/20 and heard in Appropriations on 2/24. Exec. action taken on 2/26; APP majority passed with amendment(s) and referred to Rules. Placed on second reading by Rules on 2/27. On 2/28, Committee amendment(s) adopted with no other amendments. Rules suspended and placed on third reading. Passed on third reading; yeas, 79; nays, 19; absent, 0; excused, 0. On 3/6, Senate concurred in House amendments. Passed final passage; yeas, 48; nays, 1; absent, 0; excused, 0. On 3/8, President signed. Once signed by the Speaker the bill will be delivered to the Governor for action. (updated 3/8)

Legislative Session

2018

Status

In Progress

Sponsor

Rep. Billig

SB6257 changes the lead agency relating to provision of early intervention services for eligible children with disabilities from birth to three years to the new Department of Children, Youth, and Families (replaces school districts).

*Companion Bill: HB 2650