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HB 360 - Requires Schools to Have a Longer Summer Vacation - Key Vote

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Legislation - Veto Override Passed (Senate) (23-8) - (Key vote)

Title: Requires Schools to Have a Longer Summer Vacation

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to override a veto of a bill that requires public schools to have a longer summer vacation.

Highlights:
  • Requires public schools to begin the new academic year no earlier than the Monday 2 weeks before Labor day, unless August 31 is a Monday, in which case the academic year begins Monday, August 17 (Sec. 2).
  • Requires the last day of school to occur no later than the Friday immediately before Memorial Day (Sec. 2).
  • Requires at least 180 full days of school, or the hourly equivalent, for each academic year, whereas existing law does not authorize the use of an hourly equivalent (Sec. 2).
  • Prohibits local school boards from reducing teachers' salary as a result of the provisions of this bill (Sec. 3).
Note:

NOTE: A SIMPLE MAJORITY IS REQUIRED TO OVERRIDE A GOVERNOR'S VETO.

Legislation - Veto Override Passed (House) (71-21) - (Key vote)

Title: Requires Schools to Have a Longer Summer Vacation

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to override a veto of a bill that requires public schools to have a longer summer vacation.

Highlights:
  • Requires public schools to begin the new academic year no earlier than the Monday 2 weeks before Labor day, unless August 31 is a Monday, in which case the academic year begins Monday, August 17 (Sec. 2).
  • Requires the last day of school to occur no later than the Friday immediately before Memorial Day (Sec. 2).
  • Requires at least 180 full days of school, or the hourly equivalent, for each academic year, whereas existing law does not authorize the use of an hourly equivalent (Sec. 2).
  • Prohibits local school boards from reducing teachers' salary as a result of the provisions of this bill (Sec. 3).
Note:

NOTE: A SIMPLE MAJORITY IS REQUIRED TO OVERRIDE A GOVERNOR'S VETO.

Legislation - Vetoed (Amendatory Veto) (Executive) -

Title: Requires Schools to Have a Longer Summer Vacation

Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (House) (58-36) - (Key vote)

Title: Requires Schools to Have a Longer Summer Vacation

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to concur with Senate amendments and pass a bill that requires public schools to have a longer summer vacation.

Highlights:
  • Requires public schools to begin the new academic year no earlier than the Monday 2 weeks before Labor day, unless August 31 is a Monday, in which case the academic year begins Monday, August 17 (Sec. 2).
  • Requires the last day of school to occur no later than the Friday immediately before Memorial Day (Sec. 2).
  • Requires at least 180 full days of school, or the hourly equivalent, for each academic year, whereas existing law does not authorize the use of an hourly equivalent (Sec. 2).
  • Prohibits local school boards from reducing teachers' salary as a result of the provisions of this bill (Sec. 3).
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (25-10) - (Key vote)

Title: Requires Schools to Have a Longer Summer Vacation

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that requires public schools to have a longer summer vacation.

Highlights:
  • Requires public schools to begin the new academic year no earlier than the Monday 2 weeks before Labor day, unless August 31 is a Monday, in which case the academic year begins Monday, August 17 (Sec. 2).
  • Requires the last day of school to occur no later than the Friday immediately before Memorial Day (Sec. 2).
  • Requires at least 180 full days of school, or the hourly equivalent, for each academic year, whereas existing law does not authorize the use of an hourly equivalent (Sec. 2).
  • Prohibits local school boards from reducing teachers' salary as a result of the provisions of this bill (Sec. 3).
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (62-30) -
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Requires Schools to Have a Longer Summer Vacation

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