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HouseMonday, February 8, 2021 1:00 PM      

Education Policy

Location: Remote Hearing
Chair: Rep. Ruth Richardson


HF505 (Lee) - Community education teacher continuing contract and tenure status provisions modified.
HF561 (Urdahl) - School districts required to establish teach mentoring programs, and staff development revenue allowed uses modified.
HF603 (Jordan) - Public labor relations modified.

*Agenda items may be added or removed. Bills may be taken in any order*

This remote meeting will be held in accordance with House Rule 10.01 which can be found here:

Public Viewing Information:
This remote hearing will be live-streamed via the House webcast schedule page:

Due to the nature of zoom meetings, written testimony is highly encouraged as an alternative to testifying live. Written testimony must be a PDF file in OCR format, but an MS Word document can be converted if needed. Written testimony can be submitted to Please email written testimony/handouts by 5:00 pm the previous business day to ensure it will be posted as part of the virtual committee packet. It will also be accepted up to 24 hours after the hearing to become part of the record.

Please email by 5:00 P.M. the previous business day to sign up to provide live testimony via zoom, so you can receive instructions. You will have up to 2 minutes. We will do our best to hear from everyone who signs up. If we run out of time, you are encouraged to submit your remarks as written testimony.

NOTE: Channels HTV 1 and HTV 2 will provide live closed captioning. Video archives of meetings streamed on HTV 3, 4, and 5 will have closed captions added. Other reasonable accessibility accommodations may be made with advance notice. If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation, please contact Jenny Nash at: or by leaving a message at 651-296-4122.

Committee Documents:
HF 603 A1 amendment.pdf
HF 603 A2 amendment.pdf
HF 603 A3 amendment.pdf
HF 603 A4 amendment.pdf
HF 603 A5 amendment.pdf
HF 603 A6 amendment.pdf
HF 603 A7 amendment.pdf
HF 603 DE2 amendment.pdf
2-8-2021 agenda.pdf
Letter, EdAllies.pdf
2-1-21 Minutes.pdf
Bill Summary HF505.pdf
Bill Summary HF561.pdf
Bill Summary HF603.pdf



The Legislature will be in recess for the Easter/Passover holidays beginning end of day, Friday, March 26, 2021 through Monday, April 5th, 2021. Legislative activity may resume at 8:30 A.M. on Tuesday, April 6th, 2021.

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