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Thursday, March 21, 2013 - 03:10 PM

House Advances Education Reform, Passes Three Bills
On the floor today, twelve bills were read for a second time. One of these bills were, Senate Bill 359, the bill that is making major reforms in our education system, and after a lengthy debate today, five amendments were considered and rejected. The bill was advanced to third reading and will be formally voted on tomorrow.

Also, three bills were passed today including House Bill 2815, which would clarify and modify the process of appointing and terminating guardians for minors.

Three citations were presented to those participating in Higher Education day at the Capitol, Toyota, and Kendyl Ryan for the “Gear Up Youth of the Year Award.”

Committees Meeting Today:

Judiciary Committee: 2:30 p.m in 410M
Government & Organization Committee: 2:30 p.m. in 215E
Education Committee: 2:30 p.m. in 434M
Finance Committee: 2:30 p.m. in 460M

Committees Meeting Tomorrow:

Judiciary Committee: 9:00 a.m in 410M
Education Committee: 9:00 a.m. in 434M
Finance Committee: 9:00 a.m. in 460M

The House will reconvene tomorrow at 11:00 a.m.

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