PA 18-139—SB 185

Education Committee

AN ACT CONCERNING THE LEGISLATIVE COMMISSIONERS' RECOMMENDATIONS FOR TECHNICAL REVISIONS TO THE EDUCATION AND EARLY CHILDHOOD STATUTES

SUMMARY: This act removes the economic and community development commissioner from the list of state officials who must meet with the Education, Higher Education and Employment Advancement, and Labor and Public Employees committees each year to discuss, among other things, workforce needs in the state, economic and occupational trends, and the employment status of graduates of the state's Technical Education and Career System (formerly known as the technical high school system) ( 11).

It also makes technical and conforming changes in the education, early childhood education, and criminal procedure statutes ( 1-10).

EFFECTIVE DATE: Upon passage, except the technical changes to the alternative route to certification programs for school support staff ( 3) are effective July 1, 2018.