House Joint Resolution 16: Permits the Expenditure of State Funds for Private Schools


Last Updated: April 15, 2012
House Joint Resolution 16: Permits the Expenditure of State Funds for Private Schools
Representative Wes Keller

This is a bill for a change to the Alaska Constitution which would permit the expenditure of state funds for religious and other private schools.

HSLDA's Position:

State funding inevitably leads to state control. This bill should be opposed.

Action Requested:
None at this time

02/09/2011     (House)     Read the first time
02/09/2011     (House)     Referred to Education, Judiciary, and Finance Committees
04/06/2011     (House)     Referred from the Education Committee to the Judiciary Committee with one "do pass" recommendation (from Dick), three "do not pass" recommendations (from Wilson, Seaton, and Kawasaki, and two "no recommendations" (from Pruitt and Feige)
04/11/2011     (House)     Referred from the Judiciary Committee to the Finance Committee with five "do pass" recommendations (from Lynn, Keller, Pruitt, Thompson, and Gatto) and two "do not pass" recommendations (from Gruenberg and Holmes)
01/25/2012     (House)     Johansen added as a cosponsor
02/27/2012     (House)     Finance at 1:30 p.m. House Finance 519
02/27/2012     (House)     Heard & Held
02/28/2012     (House)     Finance at 4:00 p.m. House Finance 519
02/28/2012     (House)     Public Testimony—Please note time change
03/23/2012     (House)     Favorably reported from Finance Committee with six "do pass recommendations" (from T. Wilson, Costello, Fairclough, Neuman, Stoltze, and Thomas), three "do not pass" recommendations (from Gara, Guttenberg, and Doogan), and two "no recomendations" (from Joule and Edgmon)
03/23/2012     (House)     Referred to Rules Committee
03/26/2012     (House)     Millett added as a cosponsor
03/29/2012     (House)     Read the second time
03/29/2012     (House)     Advanced to third reading
03/30/2012     (House)     Held to 4/2 calendar
04/02/2012     (House)     Returned to Rules Committee
04/16/2012     (House)     Bill died when legislature adjourned

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