|AL||Passed 03/2014||P-12||Unfunded Mandates|
Proposes a constitutional amendment that, if approved by voters, would prohibit state laws or executive orders from requiring districts to make an expenditure over $50,000 without funding such expenditure. Provides these unfunded mandate provisions do not appl...
|LA||Passed 06/2013||P-12||Unfunded Mandates|
Requests that the house education committee study and make recommendations with respect to unfunded mandates imposed on local school systems. Requests that the committee report its findings and conclusions, including any recommendations for legislation, to the...
|VA||Signed into law 04/2012||P-12||Eliminating State Mandates on Local and Regional Government Entities Relating to Education|
H.B. 1295/S.B. 679
Eliminates several statewide mandates on local and regional government entities relating to education and land use. The bill does the following:
* Removes the requirement for establishing local advisory committees on gifted education and the annual reporting...
|NJ||Issued 04/2011||P-12||Education Transformation Task Force|
Establishes the New Jersey Education Transformation Task Force. Charges the task force with reviewing all current administrative regulations that affect public education, and evaluating them to determine the degree to which they increase the quality of instruc...
|NY||Issued 01/2011||P-12||Establishing the Mandate Relief Redesign Team|
Establishes the Mandate Relief Redesign Team to look for ways to reduce the costs of mandated programs on schools and local governments by determining how school districts and local governments may be given greater ability to control costs. Directs the team to...
|IL||Signed into law 08/2010||P-12||Unfunded Mandates Prohibited|
Provides that no public school district or private school is obligated to comply with any new unfunded mandate adopted by the legislature or state board of education. Provides that if the amount appropriated to fund a new mandate does not fully fund the mandat...
|IL||Signed into law 08/2010||P-12||Report on Waivers Granted|
S.B. 3681 - (105 ILCS 5/2-3.25g(f)
Deletes language requiring that on or before February 1, 1998, and each year thereafter, the state board of education submit a cumulative report summarizing all types of waivers of mandates and modifications of mandates granted by the state board or the genera...
|IL||Signed into law 07/2010||P-12||Instructional Mandates Task Force|
Defines "instructional mandate" as any state law that requires a district to devote any amount of time to the instruction of or engagement by students in any subject or course. Directs the state board to create the Instructional Mandates Task Force. Establishe...
|RI||Signed into law 06/2010||P-12||Commission to Study Relief from State Mandates|
Creates a special legislative commission to study relief from state mandates. Includes among the commission's nine members the commissioner of education or designee; and a union representative who represents teachers, to be appointed by the senate president. D...
|UT||Signed into law 03/2010||P-12|
Section 1: Directs the state board, by December 31, 2010, to review mandates provided for in administrative rule, to determine whether some could be waived to remove funding pressures on public schools temporarily.
Sections 2-4: Eliminates the requirement to...
|RI||Passed 07/2007||P-12||Study of the Impact of Mandates|
(Joint Resolution)Would create an eleven (11) member special legislative commission whose purpose it would be to make a comprehensive study of the impact of mandates on Rhode Island's school districts, and who would report back to the general assembly no later...