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2007 House Bill 5323: Transfer special education authority to state State Board of Education
  1. Introduced by Rep. Fred Miller (D) on October 17, 2007, to transfer authority over special education rules from the state superintendent of instruction to the state State Board of Education. The authority was transferred from the department to the superintendent in a 1996 gubernatorial executive order.
    • Referred to the House Education Committee on October 17, 2007.
      • Reported in the House on June 3, 2008, with the recommendation that the substitute (H-2) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
    • Substitute offered in the House on June 10, 2008, to replace the previous version of the bill with one that revises details but does not change the substance of the bill as previously described. The substitute passed by voice vote in the House on June 10, 2008.
  2. Passed 88 to 20 in the House on June 10, 2008.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  3. Received in the Senate on June 12, 2008.
    • Referred to the Senate Education Committee on June 12, 2008.