Text of an amendment recommended by the committee on Ways and Means to the Senate Bill relative to improving accountability and oversight of education collaboratives (Senate, No. 2105).
|1/19/2012||House||Reported from the committee on House Ways and Means|
|1/19/2012||House||Order adopted, see H3888|
|1/19/2012||House||Recommended new text for S2105|
|1/19/2012||House||Substituted as new text for S2105|
|1/24/2012||House||Amendment 2 rejected|
|1/24/2012||House||Amendment 3 rejected|
|1/24/2012||House||Amendment 9 pending|
|1/24/2012||House||Amendment 9 laid aside on Point of Order|
|1/24/2012||House||Amendment 5 adopted|
|1/24/2012||House||Amendment 10 adopted|
|1/24/2012||House||Amendment 6 pending|
|1/24/2012||House||Further amendment rejected - 35 YEAS to 116 NAYS (See YEA and NAY in Supplement, No. 188)|
|1/24/2012||House||Amendment 11 adopted|
Mr. Smizik of Brookline moves to amend the bill in section 1(c), in line 29, by inserting after the words "comprised of" the words "at least".
Representative Peake of Provincetown moves to amend the bill in SECTION 3, by deleting in line 239 the number "12" and inserting in place thereof the number "18"
Representative Peake of Provincetown moves to amend the bill in SECTION 1, Section 4E (f) by adding in line 173 after the word "organization." the following:
The board of the directors of an education collaborative shall appoint a LEAD nurse and shall provide such school nurse with all proper facilities for the performance of the school nurse's duties. The education collaborative shall consider and meet the staffing level required to address the specific health care needs of the students enrolled in the education collaborative.
Mr. Miceli of Tewksbury move to amend the bill (House, No. 3889) in section 1, line 143, by adding the following paragraph:-
"The executive director of each education collaborative shall annually present the annual report and its budget to each member school committee in a school committee meeting or charter school board of trustees, and accept questions regarding the report and budget; provided, however, that an education collaborative with more than 10 school districts may make the presentation in regional presentations to not more than 5 member school committees at a time; provided, further, that a school committee or charter school board of trustees may waive its right to such a presentation. Two or more school committees of cities, towns and regional school districts and boards of trustees of charter schools may receive such a presentation in a joint meeting."
Ms. Benson of Lunenburg, Ms. Khan of Newton, Ms. Ferguson of Holden, Mr. Swan of Springfield, Ms. Atkins of Concord and Mr. Miceli of Wilmington move to amend the bill in section 1, in the second paragraph of subsection (f), by inserting, after the second sentence, the following 2 sentences:
"The board of the directors of an education collaborative shall appoint 1 or more registered nurses, subject to certification as a school nurse under said section 38G of said chapter 71, and shall provide such school nurse with all proper facilities for the performance of the school nurse's duties. The collaborative shall consider and meet the staffing level required to address the specific health care needs of the students enrolled in the education collaborative."
Mr. Winslow of Norfolk moves to amend House Bill 3889 by inserting in section 1, in line 44, after the word "meeting.", the following sentence:
"Upon petition of 10 or more registered voters in each municipality that participates in an education collaborative, and upon approval by a majority vote in each such municipality at the annual municipal election or special election called for such purpose, any member of the board of directors and the executive director shall be subject to removal from office.".
Mr. Jones of North Reading, Mr. Peterson of Grafton, Mr. Hill of Ipswich, Ms. Poirier of North Attleboro, and Mr. deMacedo of Plymouth move to amend House Bill 3889 by adding the following section:
"SECTION X. Notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, each education collaborative formed under section 4E of chapter 40 of the General Laws shall prepare a report of all services provided to individuals not enrolled in or employed by elementary or secondary schools in the commonwealth. This report shall include: (1) the scope of services provided to individuals not enrolled in or employed by elementary or secondary schools in the commonwealth; (2) the cost of and revenue source for these services; and (3) referral and enrollment procedures for these services. Each education collaborative shall complete a report within 60 days after the effective date of this act and file said report with the commissioner of elementary and secondary education, the commissioner of developmental services, the state auditor, the attorney general, the house and senate chairs of the joint committee on children, families and persons with disabilities and the chairs of the house and senate committees on ways and means.".
Ms. Orrall of Lakeville moves to amend House Bill 3889 by inserting in section 1, in line 39, after the word "organization.", the following sentence:
"No member of the board of directors of an education collaborative shall be a registered lobbyist.".
Mr. Hill of Ipswich moves to amend House Bill 3889 by adding the following section:
'SECTION X. Subsection (c) of section 5A of chapter 71B of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2010 Official Edition, is hereby amended by striking, in line 44, the number "4" and replacing it with the number "3" and said section is further amended by striking, in line 51, the number "4" and replacing it with the number "3".'.
Mr. Jones of North Reading, Mr. Peterson of Grafton, Mr. Hill of Ipswich, Ms. Poirier of North Attleboro, and Mr. deMacedo of Plymouth move to amend House Bill 3889 by inserting, in section 5, in line 275, after the word "obligations", the following:
", regional school districts, transportation costs".
Ms. Peisch of Wellesley moves to amend the bill (House, No. 3889) in section 1, in lines 173, 174 and 175, by striking out "Nothing in this section shall prohibit a member of the board of directors or employee of an education collaborative from providing volunteer services to a related for-profit or non-profit organization."
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