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Bill List as of  January 28, 2022
Category Bill # Bill Explanation  Comments Registration Status
Free Speech HF2090 Prohibited training provided by entities that receive tax-generated revenue and including penalties. 1/25 Introduced, referred to State Government.  
Free Speech HSB593 Prohibit a government entity from burdening a person's free exercise of religion. 1/20 Introduced, referred to Judiciary. 1/24 Subcommittee reassigned: Wheeler, Meyer, B. and Salmon. Subcommittee recommends passage: 2-1  
Operations HF2131 (Previously HSB511) Relating to child care center staff ratios. 1/11   Introduced, referred to Human Resources. Subcommittee: Meyer, A., Ehlert and Fry. 1/12 Subcommittee recommends amendment and passage. Vote Total: 2-1. 1/25 Committee report, recommending amendment and passage. 1/26 Committee report approving bill, renumbered as HF 2131  
Operations HF2081 (Previously HSB520) Relating to the assessments administered to practitioner preparation program admission candidates and to practitioner preparation program students prior to students’ completion of a practitioner preparation program. 1/11 Introduced, referred to Education. Subcommittee: Moore, T., Cahill and Wheeler. 1/19 Subcommittee recommends amendment and passage. Vote Total: 3-0. 1/20 Committee report, recommending amendment and passage. 1/24 Committee report approving bill, renumbered as HF 2081.  
Operations HSB542 Relates to colleges that are required to register with the College Student Aid Commission which includes Community Colleges and Regents. 1/18 Introduced, referred to Education. Subcommittee: Dolecheck, Bossman and Staed. 1/25 Subcommittee recommends passage. Vote Total: 3-0. 1/26 Committee report, recommending passage.   
Operations SF493 Relating to the registration of construction contractors. 1/14 Subcommittee: J. Taylor, Rowley, and T. Taylor. 1/20 Subcommittee recommends passage. 1/26 Committee report, approving bill.  
Operations SSB3030 Eliminating specific requirements relating to no smoking signs or symbols. 1/13 Introduced, referred to Commerce.  
Programming HF2008 Relating to certain amounts of school district funding for programs for at-risk students, secondary students who attend alternative programs or alternative schools, or returning dropouts and dropout prevention, and including effective date provisions. Companion Bill: SF2003. 1/11 Introduced, referred to Education. 1/12 Subcommittee: Ingels, Smith and Thompson. 1/18 Subcommittee recommends passage. Vote Total: 2-0.  
Programming HF2019 The establishment of an advanced opportunities program for certain students enrolled in public schools to take overload and dual credit courses, postsecondary credit-bearing and career and technical education certificate examinations, and career and technical education workforce training courses, and the award of a scholarship for early graduation. 1/11 Introduced, referred to Education. 1/12 Subcommittee: Wills, Smith and Stone. 1/19 Subcommittee recommends passage. Vote Total: 2-1.  
Programming SF2042 Relating to the undergraduate programs offered by the institutions of higher education governed by the state board of regents. [Could potentially affect the transfer of credits.] 1/13 Introduced, referred to Education. 1/24 Subcommittee: Goodwin, Giddens, and Sinclair.   
Programming SF2037 Prohibiting administrators from permitting the teaching of certain specified concepts in school districts. [Could impact some Concurrent Enrollment Curriculum] 1/13 Introduced, referred to Education. 1/24 Subcommittee: Goodwin, Quirmbach, and Sinclair.  
Programming SF2128 (Previously SSB3047) Changes references from "limited English proficiency'" to "English learner", postsecondary institutions accreditation, and standards for hiring community college faculty. (DE Department bill) 1/19 Introduced, referred to Education. Subcommittee: Sweeney, Johnson, and Smith, J.  1/25 Subcommittee recommended passage. 1/26 Committee report, approving bill. Bill renumbered.  
Programming HSB611 (Companion Bill SF2128) Changes references from "limited English proficiency'" to "English learner", postsecondary institutions accreditation, and standards for hiring community college faculty. (DE Department bill) 1/25 Introduced, referred to Education. 1/26 Subcommittee: Wheeler, Cahill and Dolecheck.  
Scholarships HSB541 Allow part-time students to be eligible for Last Dollar Scholarships 1/18 Introduced, referred to Education. Subcommittee: Salmon, Steckman and Stone. 1/25 Subcommittee recommends passage. Vote Total: 3-0. 1/26 Committee report, recommending passage. For
Scholarships SF2131 (Previously SSB3046 (companion to HSB541) Allow part-time students to be eligible for Last Dollar Scholarships 1/19 Introduced, referred to Education. Subcommittee: Sinclair, Giddens, and Sweeney. 1/25 Subcommittee recommends passage. 1/26 Committee report, approving bill. Bill renumbered. For
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