HOUSE BILL NO. 554

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H0554..........................................................by EDUCATION
PUBLIC SCHOOLS - Amends existing law relating to curricular materials used
in Idaho public schools to provide for retention of all curricular
materials adopted in the immediately preceding three years; and to provide
for maintaining a library of all electronically available curricular
materials.

02/22    House intro - 1st rdg - to printing
02/25    Rpt prt - to Educ
03/04    Rpt out - rec d/p - to 2nd rdg
03/05    2nd rdg - to 3rd rdg
03/06    3rd rdg - PASSED - 65-0-5
      AYES -- Anderson, Andrus, Barrett, Bayer, Bedke, Bell, Bilbao, Black,
      Block, Bock, Boe, Bolz, Bowers, Brackett, Bradford, Chadderdon,
      Chavez, Chew, Collins, Crane, Eskridge, Hagedorn, Hart, Harwood,
      Henbest, Jaquet, Killen, King, Kren, Labrador, Lake, LeFavour,
      Loertscher, Luker, Marriott, Mathews, McGeachin, Mortimer, Moyle,
      Nielsen, Nonini, Pasley-Stuart, Patrick, Pence, Raybould, Ringo,
      Roberts, Ruchti, Rusche, Sayler, Schaefer, Shepherd(02),
      Shepherd(08), Shirley, Shively, Smith(30), Snodgrass, Stevenson,
      Thayn, Thomas, Trail, Vander Woude, Wills, Wood(27), Mr. Speaker
      NAYS -- None
      Absent and excused -- Clark, Durst, Henderson, Smith(24), Wood(35)
    Floor Sponsor - Nielsen
    Title apvd - to Senate
03/07    Senate intro - 1st rdg - to Educ
03/12    Rpt out - rec d/p - to 2nd rdg
03/13    2nd rdg - to 3rd rdg
03/14    3rd rdg - PASSED - 33-0-2
      AYES -- Andreason, Bair, Bastian, Broadsword, Burkett, Cameron,
      Coiner, Corder, Darrington, Davis, Fulcher, Gannon, Geddes, Goedde,
      Hammond, Heinrich, Hill, Kelly, Keough, Langhorst, Little, Lodge,
      Malepeai(Sagness), McGee, McKague, McKenzie, Pearce, Richardson,
      Schroeder, Siddoway, Stegner, Stennett, Werk
      NAYS -- None
      Absent and excused -- Bilyeu, Jorgenson
    Floor Sponsor - Goedde
    Title apvd - to House
03/17    To enrol - Rpt enrol - Sp signed
03/18    Pres signed - To Governor
03/19    Governor signed
         Session Law Chapter 217
         Effective: 07/01/08

Bill Text




                                                                       
  ]]]]              LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF IDAHO             ]]]]
 Fifty-ninth Legislature                   Second Regular Session - 2008

                                                                       

                              IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

                                     HOUSE BILL NO. 554

                                   BY EDUCATION COMMITTEE

  1                                        AN ACT
  2    RELATING TO CURRICULAR MATERIALS USED IN IDAHO PUBLIC SCHOOLS;  AMENDING  SEC-
  3        TION 33-118A, IDAHO CODE, TO PROVIDE FOR RETENTION OF ALL CURRICULAR MATE-
  4        RIALS  ADOPTED IN THE IMMEDIATELY PRECEDING THREE YEARS AND TO PROVIDE FOR
  5        MAINTAINING A LIBRARY OF ALL  ELECTRONICALLY  AVAILABLE  CURRICULAR  MATE-
  6        RIALS.

  7    Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Idaho:

  8        SECTION  1.  That  Section 33-118A, Idaho Code, be, and the same is hereby
  9    amended to read as follows:

 10        33-118A.  CURRICULAR MATERIALS  --  ADOPTION  PROCEDURES.  All  curricular
 11    materials  adoption committees appointed by the state board of education shall
 12    contain at least two (2) persons  who  are  not  public  educators  or  school
 13    trustees.  All  meetings  of curricular materials adoption committees shall be
 14    open to the public. Any member of the public may attend such meetings and file
 15    written or make oral objections to any curricular  materials  under  consider-
 16    ation. A complete and cataloged library of all curricular materials adopted in
 17    the immediately preceding three (3) years and used in Idaho public schools, is
 18    and  all  electronically  available  curricular materials used in Idaho public
 19    schools are to be maintained at the state department of education at all times
 20    and open to the public.
 21        "Curricular materials" is defined  as  textbook  and  instructional  media
 22    including software, audio/visual media and internet resources.

Statement of Purpose / Fiscal Impact



                       STATEMENT OF PURPOSE

                             RS 17954

This legislation clarifies which materials will be retained in the
State Department of Education's curriculum library.



                           FISCAL NOTE

None.





Contact
Name: Jason Hancock, State Department of Education 
Phone: (208) 332-6800


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE/FISCAL NOTE                         H 554