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LD 1798 - Standardized Testing - Key Vote

Maine Key Votes

Barry Hobbins voted Nay (Ought Not to Pass Vote) on this Legislation.

Read statements Barry Hobbins made in this general time period.

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Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (House) (73-68) - (Key vote)

Title: Standardized Testing

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to concur with the Senate's motion to defeat a bill that requires the legislature to approve of any alternative standardized testing method to be administered to high school juniors. Permits usage of the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) in the year 2007 as the standardized achievement test for high school juniors.

Legislation - "Ought Not to Pass" Report Adopted (Senate) (18-16) - (Key vote)

Title: Standardized Testing

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote on a motion to defeat this bill that requires the legislature to approve of any alternative standardized testing method to be administered to high school juniors. Permits usage of the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) in the year 2007 as the standardized achievement test for high school juniors.

Note:

NOTE: PASSAGE OF AN "OUGHT NOT TO PASS" REPORT EFFECTIVELY DEFEATS THE BILL. HOWEVER, IT WILL STILL BE TRANSMITTED TO THE NEXT HOUSE FOR CONSIDERATION BEFORE THE BILL IS DEFEATED FOR THE SESSION.

Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Standardized Testing

Sponsors

  • Michael F. Brennan (ME - D) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

  • Herbert E. Clark (ME - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Thomas B. Saviello (ME - U) (Out Of Office)
  • Carol Weston (ME - R) (Out Of Office)
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