H.B. No. 0144
Kindergarten readiness programs.
Sponsored By: Representative(s) Connolly, Filer, Harshman, Harvey and Northrup and Senator(s) Anderson, JD (SD02), Barnard and Rothfuss
AN ACT relating to kindergarten readiness, early childhood development and early literacy development; providing for development of policy and system structure through statewide consensus discussions as specified; prescribing duties; and providing for an effective date.
1/10/2013 Bill Number Assigned
1/11/2013 H Received for Introduction
1/14/2013 H Introduced and Referred to H04
1/17/2013 H04 Recommended Amend and Do Pass
Ayes: Representative(s) Connolly, Freeman, Hunt, Northrup, Patton, Paxton, Piiparinen, Sommers and Teeters
Ayes 9 Nays 0 Excused 0 Absent 0 Conflicts 0
1/17/2013 H Placed on General File
Page 1-line 12 After "policy" insert "recommendations".
Page 2-line 2 After "literacy" insert "and early childhood education".
Page 2-line 5 After "education," insert "Head Start,".
Page 2-line 6 Delete "Results" insert "The department shall consider the result of these discussions and a review of existing statewide standards in developing state policy recommendations addressing:".
Page 2-lines 7 and 8 Delete entirely.
Page 3-line 3 After "of" insert "a matrix of".
Page 3-line 22 Delete "policies" insert "policy recommendations".
Page 3-line 23 After "policy" insert "recommendation". TEETERS, CHAIRMAN
1/17/2013 H Passed CoW
1/18/2013 H Passed 2nd Reading
1/21/2013 H Failed 3rd Reading
Ayes: Representative(s) Barlow, Blake, Blevins, Blikre, Byrd, Campbell, Connolly, Eklund, Esquibel, K., Filer, Freeman, Gingery, Goggles, Greene, Harshman, Harvey, Kirkbride, Lockhart, Northrup, Paxton, Petroff, Reeder, Sommers, Throne, Zwonitzer, Dn. and Zwonitzer, Dv.
Nays: Representative(s) Baker, Brown, Burkhart, Cannady, Coleman, Davison, Gay, Greear, Halverson, Hunt, Hutchings, Jaggi, Kasperik, Kroeker, Krone, Larsen, Loucks, Lubnau, Madden, McKim, Miller, Moniz, Nicholas, B., Patton, Piiparinen, Semlek, Stubson, Teeters, Wallis, Walters, Watt, Wilson and Winters
Excused: Representative(s) Berger
Ayes 26 Nays 33 Excused 1 Absent 0 Conflicts 0