Here’s the legislative calendar for April 30 to May 4, the last full week of the 2011 legislative session. Calendars always are subject to change, especially the floor schedules, but changes are particularly likely during the final days of the session.

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MONDAY

10 a.m. – House final consideration

  • House Bill 12-1333 – Payroll deduction of teachers’ union dues
  • Senate Bill 12-160 – Membership of state parent advisory board

House preliminary consideration

  • House Bill 12-1109 – Across-the-board state budget cuts to fund K-12 education
  • House Bill 12-1350 – Resident tuition eligibility for certain military dependents

10 a.m. – Senate final consideration

  • House Bill 12-1124 – Commissioning of digital learning study

1:30 p.m. – House Education Committee, room 0112

  • Senate Bill 12-164 – Regulation of for-profit colleges
  • Senate Bill 12-068 – Ban on trans fats in school foods
  • Senate Bill 12-047 – Basic skills testing in high school
  • Senate Bill 12-051 – Suggested contracting requirements for school districts

1:30 p.m. – Senate State Affairs Committee, room 353

  • SCR 12-003 – Diversion of lottery revenues to State Education Fund (constitutional amendment)
  • SCR 12-004 – Transparency of PERA documents (constitutional amendment)

TUESDAY

9 a.m. – Senate preliminary consideration

  • House Bill 12-1331 – Western State name change
  • House Bill 12-1043 – Concurrent enrollment
  • Senate Bill 12-167 – Higher education health insurance trusts
  • Senate Bill 12-172 – Multistate achievement tests

WEDNESDAY

Upon floor adjournment – Senate Education Committee, room 354

  • House Bill 12-1261 – Stipends for board certified teachers (action only)
  • House Bill 12-1240 – Delay of certain components of CAP4K
  • Senate Bill 12-179 – Changes in BEST program
  • House Bill 12-1306 – Midyear enrollment and funding adjustments

Upon floor adjournment – Senate Finance Committee, room 354

  • House Bill 12-1069 – Back-to-school sales tax holiday

THURSDAY

1:30 p.m. – Senate Education Committee, room 354

  • Consideration of governor’s appointments
  • House Bill 12-1218 – Continuation of legislative early childhood commission
  • Senate Bill 12-103 – Changes in at-risk funding for charter schools
  • House Bill 12-1345 – School finance act for 2012-13
  • House Bill 12-1214 – Technical measure on dental hygienist certificates
  • House Bill 12-1155 – Reforms in college remediation methods

Use the Education Bill Tracker for links to bill texts and status information.