H.B.#61 clears Delaware Senate and on the way to Gov. Markell

House Bill 61

Primary Sponsor(s):

Hudson

Additional Sponsor(s):    Sen. Peterson


Co-Sponsors:

Reps. Briggs King, Dukes, Hensley, Yearick, Baumbach, Bolden, Jaques, Lynn, Matthews, Osienski, Paradee, K. Williams; Sens. Bonini, Lavelle


Introduced On:

03/24/2015


Long Title:

AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 14 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO PUBLIC SCHOOLS.


Synopsis of Original Bill:

(without Amendments)

This bill requires that all public meetings of the boards of education of public school districts, vo-tech school districts, and public meetings of charter schools’ boards of directors be digitally recorded and made available to the public on the districts’ and charter schools’ websites within seven business days. The recordings will not be considered the official board minutes.
Currently the Red Clay Consolidated School District, Christina School District, and the Capital School District on a voluntary basis approved by their boards of education have been providing the public digital recordings of their board public session meetings via the district’s websites.
The Delaware State Board of Education is required by the State Board of Education to make available within one business day digital recordings of its board meetings on the Delaware Department of Education’s website.


Current Status:

Senate Passed   On  05/11/2016 05:09:22 PM

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2 responses to “H.B.#61 clears Delaware Senate and on the way to Gov. Markell

  1. Congrats! I was there live to hear it. Sailed right through!

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  2. OH NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO !!!!!!!!!

    WE ARE DOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOMMMMMMMED……….

    Assuredly it will be vetoed, since it is an educational bill that was passed by huge large pluralities of legislators from both sides of the aisle!

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