Introduced by Representatives Cross of Winooski and LaVoie of Swanton
Subject: Education; council on education governance; No Child Left Behind oversight committee; extension
Statement of purpose: This bill proposes to extend the council on education governance and the No Child Left Behind oversight committee which are due to expire on July 1, 2005.
AN ACT RELATING TO AN EXTENSION OF THE COUNCIL ON EDUCATION GOVERNANCE AND THE NO CHILD LEFT BEHIND OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE
It is hereby enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Vermont:
Sec. 1. Sec. 71(f) and (g) of No. 68 of the Acts of 2003 is amended to read:
The council shall report to the general assembly in January
2004 and 2005
each year that it is in existence on its progress together with its
recommendations for legislation, including steps which are necessary to comply
with the No Child Left Behind Act.
The council shall hold its first meeting by September 15, 2003 and shall finish its work and cease to exist on
July 1, 2005 July 1, 2009.
Sec. 2. Sec. 4(d) of No. 64 of the Acts of 2003 is amended to read:
(d) The NCLB oversight committee
shall send its agendas and minutes as well as copies of any significant
documents it receives to all members of the senate and house committees on
education; and shall report on its activities and recommendations to the
general assembly in January
2004 and January 2005 each year that it
is in existence. The committee shall cease to exist on July 1, 2005 July 1, 2009.
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