Education Legislative Briefs on Federal and State Education Policy Proposals

  • DCIU publishes regular legislative updates for the purposes of keeping education leaders, as well as the community, up-to-date on the latest legislative initiatives that could effect schools and students. This bi-weekly brief is published as both web content and a PDF document. The complete contents of the latest education legislation brief appears as web content below, and all previous materials will appear on the following pages. Each document version of the brief is archived in the file library on the right side of this page.  

     

Briefings

  • SB 115: CPR Instruction for High School Students

    SB 115: CPR Instruction for High School Students

    An Act amending the act of March 10, 1949 (P.L.30, No.14), known as the Public School Code of 1949, in terms and courses of study, providing for cardiopulmonary resuscitation education.

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  • HB2052: Support Services for Children of Military Service Members

    HB2052: Support Services for Children of Military Service Members

    An Act amending the act of March 10, 1949 (P.L.30, No.14), known as the Public School Code of 1949, in professional employees, providing for military parent student support.

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  • HB1228: Sun Protection Measures for Students

    HB1228: Sun Protection Measures for Students

    An Act amending the act of March 10, 1949 (P.L.30, No.14), known as the Public School Code of 1949, in school health services, providing for sun protection of students, including the application of nonprescription sunscreen.

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  • HB1531: Sunshine Act Reform

    HB1531: Sunshine Act Reform

    An Act amending Title 65 (Public Officers) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in open meetings, further providing for public notice and providing for notification of agency business required and exceptions.

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  • SB1090: Timothy Piazza Anti-Hazing Law

    SB1090: Timothy Piazza Anti-Hazing Law

    An Act amending Titles 18 (Crimes and Offenses) and 42 (Judiciary and Judicial Procedure) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in offenses involving danger to the person, providing for antihazing and prescribing penalties; in minors, further providing for purchase, consumption, possession or transportation of liquor or malt or brewed beverages and providing for safe harbor for violation of section 6308(a); in forfeiture of assets, further providing for asset forfeiture; and making a related repeal.

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