SENATE
HOUSE
JOINT
BILL STATUS
WV CODE
REPORTS
EDUCATIONAL
CONTACT
home
home

Today in the Legislature

Sunday, June 02, 2019 - 05:19 PM

Senate Adopts Four Amendments to Student Success Act, Moves Bill to Third Reading

The Senate adopted four amendments to the Student Success Act and advanced the bill to third reading during a Sunday afternoon floor session.

Senator Charlie Trump (R-Morgan, 15) successfully amended the bill. His change deals with the withholding of pay and preventing extracurricular activities during a public school strike. The amendment also prevents superintendents from being able to close school during a work stoppage. The change codifies that strikes of this nature are illegal.

Senator Ryan Weld (R-Brooke, 1) amended the bill to remove an institution of higher education from being a potential authorizer of charter schools, among other changes.

Senator Eric Tarr (R-Putnam, 4) amended the bill to allow county boards to establish an exceptional needs fund from surpluses for students who are likely to perform better outside of the public school setting.

Senator Patricia Rucker (R-Jefferson, 16) made a technical amendment to the bill.

An amendment by Senator Bill Hamilton, (R-Upshur, 11) to allow county voters to approve charter schools by referendum, was rejected.

The bill will be up for a vote on third reading in the Senate tomorrow.

Senate Bill 1040, Education Savings Account Act, was approved by the Rules Committee, read a first time, and will be on second reading tomorrow.

 

The Senate has adjourned until tomorrow, June 3, at 9 a.m.

 

 

 




Contact
Today in the Legislature is a daily synopsis of legislative activities maintained by the West Virginia Legislature's Office of Reference & Information.



Subscribe
RSS Feed RSS FEED

Add to My AOL

Add to My Yahoo!

Add to Google



Recent Entries
Monday, 06/24/19 - 08:33 PM
›› Senate Completes Action on Education Reform Bill
Monday, 06/24/19 - 06:40 PM
›› Senate Completes Action on 14 Bills, Send Two Back to House With Amendments
Wednesday, 06/19/19 - 11:24 PM
›› House Passes Originating Education Bill
Wednesday, 06/19/19 - 01:58 PM
›› House Passes 20 Bills Prior to Consideration of Education Bill
Tuesday, 06/18/19 - 03:34 PM
›› Public Hearing Scheduled for Tuesday on House Education Bill



Archive
Back to Main
2019 - 385
     June (12)
     May (6)
     April (1)
     March (72)
     February (151)
     January (143)
2018 - 156
2017 - 405
2016 - 140
2015 - 124
2014 - 119
2013 - 117
2012 - 113
2011 - 150
2010 - 178
2009 - 213
2008 - 174




This Web site is maintained by the West Virginia Legislature's Office of Reference & Information.  |  Terms of Use  |   Web Administrator   |   © 2019 West Virginia Legislature **