The third week of the 2023 Regular Session began Monday afternoon.
The House passed HB1122 which amends the law concerning dates for the beginning and end of the school year. It states the first day of the school year for public elementary and secondary schools shall be on or after the Monday of the week in which August 19 falls, not earlier than August 14, and not later than August 26.
The House passed HB1017. This bill would allow employees of school districts to take a leave of absence for training in certain emergency and rescue services.
The House passed HB1101 which amends the law concerning the issuance of a special license plate for disabled veterans. It changes the qualifications for a special license plate to a veteran who is at least 10% disabled. Currently, a veteran must be 30% disabled to qualify.
And the House passed HB1145 which declares April 23 of each year as Lupus Awareness Day.
The House will reconvene on Tuesday at 1:30 p.m.