Key Votes

HB 2001 - Scholarships for Disabled or Displaced Students - Key Vote

Arizona Key Votes

John Huppenthal voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

Read statements John Huppenthal made in this general time period.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Scholarships for Disabled or Displaced Students

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (35-25) - (Key vote)

Title: Scholarships for Disabled or Displaced Students

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that grants tax credits for school tuition organizations that sponsor disabled or displaced students who wish to enroll in private schools.

Highlights:
-Qualified students are those who qualify for education grants because of disability or involvement in the foster care system (Sec. 6). -School tuition organizations are non-profit organizations that sponsor the educations of underprivileged, disabled or foster-care students (Sec. 6). -All schools must administer and publish scores from national achievement tests and also fingerprint all teachers and personnel (Sec. 5). -All students must have been in an Arizona public school for the first 100 days of the previous school year or have previously qualified for a grant that allowed them to attend private school (Sec. 6). -Qualified schools must be non-governmental primary or secondary schools located in Arizona that do not discriminate based on race, color, handicap, familial status or national origin (Sect. 6).
Note:

NOTE: THIS IS A SUBSTITUTE BILL, MEANING THE LANGUAGE OF THE ORIGINAL BILL HAS BEEN REPLACED. THE DEGREE TO WHICH THE SUBSTITUTE BILL TEXT DIFFERS FROM THE PREVIOUS VERSION OF THE TEXT CAN VARY GREATLY.

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (17-11) - (Key vote)

Title: Scholarships for Disabled or Displaced Students

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that grants tax credits for school tuition organizations that sponsor disabled or displaced students who wish to enroll in private schools.

Highlights:
-Qualified students are those who qualify for education grants because of disability or involvement in the foster care system (Sec. 6). -School tuition organizations are non-profit organizations that sponsor the educations of underprivileged, disabled or foster-care students (Sec. 6). -All schools must administer and publish scores from national achievement tests and also fingerprint all teachers and personnel (Sec. 5). -All students must have been in an Arizona public school for the first 100 days of the previous school year or have previously qualified for a grant that allowed them to attend private school (Sec. 6). -Qualified schools must be non-governmental primary or secondary schools located in Arizona that do not discriminate based on race, color, handicap, familial status or national origin (Sect. 6).
Note:

NOTE: THIS IS A SUBSTITUTE BILL, MEANING THE LANGUAGE OF THE ORIGINAL BILL HAS BEEN REPLACED. THE DEGREE TO WHICH THE SUBSTITUTE BILL TEXT DIFFERS FROM THE PREVIOUS VERSION OF THE TEXT CAN VARY GREATLY.

Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Scholarships for Disabled or Displaced Students

Sponsors

  • Rick Murphy (AZ - R) (Out Of Office)