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  • Disposal and Taxation of Public Lands Act image

    Disposal and Taxation of Public Lands Act

    Disposal and Taxation of Public Lands Act WHEREAS, in 1780, the United States Congress resolved that “the unappropriated lands that may be ceded or …

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    Resolution in Support of Evidence-based Medical Treatment for Substance Use Disorders

    Model Resolution WHEREAS, state spending on corrections has grown faster than almost any other budget item for over the past 30 years, reaching nearly $71 billion dollars[iv]; and the number …

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    Taxpayers’ Savings Grants Act

    Taxpayers’ Savings Grants Act Summary The Taxpayers’ Savings Grants Act establishes a program by which willing residents can opt to receive less public funding for their child’s education, …

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    The Share the Road Safety Act

    The Share the Road Safety Act Summary This Act provides increased safety instruction of young driver education programs by raising the awareness of all …

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    The Student-Centered Funding Act

    The Student-Centered Funding Act Summary The Student-Centered Funding Act would create a student-centered finance model based on a weighted student formula in which money “follows” …

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    Autism Scholarship Program Act

    The Autism Scholarship Program Act Summary The Autism Scholarship Program creates a scholarship program that provides students with autism the option to attend the public or private elementary …

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    Parental Choice Scholarship Program Act (Universal Eligibility)

    The Parental Choice Scholarship Program Act (Universal Eligibility) Summary The Parental Choice Scholarship Program Act creates a scholarship program that provides all children the option to …

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    Special Needs Scholarship Program Act

    The Special Needs Scholarship Program Act Summary The Special Needs Scholarship Program creates a scholarship program that provides students with special needs the option to attend the public …

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    Lifelong Learning Accounts Act

    The Lifelong Learning Accounts Act Summary The Lifelong Learning Accounts Act would provide for the creation, administration, and operation of the Lifelong Learning Accounts (LiLAs) program. Under this …

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    Parental Choice Scholarship Program Act (Means-Tested Eligibility)

    The Parental Choice Scholarship Program Act (Means-Tested Eligibility) Proposed Amendment Summary The Parental Choice Scholarship Program Act creates a scholarship program that provides children from low- and …

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    Military Family Scholarship Program Act

    The Military Family Scholarship Program Act Summary The Military Family Scholarship Program Act creates a scholarship program to provide all children of veterans and active military personnel the …

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    Parental Choice Scholarship Program Act (Universal Eligibility, Means-Tested Scholarship Amount)

    The Parental Choice Scholarship Program Act (Universal Eligibility, Means-Tested Scholarship Amount) Summary The Parental Choice Scholarship Program Act creates a scholarship program thatprovides all children the option to …

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    Union Financial Responsibility Act

    Union Financial Responsibility Act Summary The power of workers to make sound decisions concerning their careers, workplace choices, workplace representation, and other areas of importance hinges on a worker’s …

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    Access to Financial Services for Unbanked and Underbanked Consumers

    Access to Financial Services for Unbanked and Underbanked Consumers WHEREAS, there is a substantial population of American consumers that do not have access to …

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    Smart Start Scholarship Program

    The Smart Start Scholarship Program Summary This bill creates a scholarship program that helps children from low- and middle-income families attend the public or private 4-year-old preschool program …

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    Alternative Certification Act

    Alternative Certification Act Summary Teacher quality is crucial to the improvement of instruction and student performance.  However, certification requirements that correspond to state-approved education programs in most states …

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    Virtual Public Schools Act

    The Virtual Public Schools Act Declaration. (A) The General Assembly hereby finds and declares that: (1) Meeting the educational needs of children in our state’s schools …

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    College Opportunity Fund Act

    The College Opportunity Fund Act Summary This bill will create a voucher program for students to use to attend the institution of higher education of their choice. Model …

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    Business Activites Tax Simplification Act

    Business Activities Tax Simplification Act Summary Direct state and local taxes on business, also known as “business activity taxes,” such as income, franchise, net worth, business license, business and …

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    140 Credit Hour Act

    The 140 Credit Hour Act Summary The 140 Credit Hour Act would impose a 25 percent tuition surcharge on students who take more than 140 credit hours to …