Education Legislation 2024

Updated April 1, 2024
House Bill
Title
Sponsor
Status
Public Schools; Opioid Awareness Program
Rep. Rauscher
Heard and Held in House Health and Social Services
School/University Employee Health Insurance
Reps. Vance, McCabe, McKay
Heard and Held in House Finance
Designate Sex for School-Sponsored Sports
Reps. McKay, Tomaszewski
Introduced; referred to House Education and Health and Social Services
Alaska Performance Scholarship; Eligibility
Reps. Story, Fields
Heard and Held in House Education
Cultural Education Program
Reps. Story, Dibert
Referred to House Education and Finance
Extend Workforce Investment Board
Rep. Carrick
Heard and held in House Labor and Commerce
Increase Base Student Allocation
Reps. Ortiz, Fields, Dibert, Carrick, Schrage, Armstrong, Himschoot, Groh, Story, Josephson, Gray, Hannan, Galvin, Mina
Heard and Held in House Finance
Reclassification of First Class Cities
Reps. Cronk, McCabe, Tomaszewski
Signed into Law
School District Online Checkbook
Rep. Rauscher
Heard and Held in House Education Committee
Sex/Reproduction Education; Schools
Governor Dunleavy
Heard in and moved from House Education
Teacher Recruitment; Lump Sum Payment
Governor Dunleavy
Heard and moved from House Education
Education for Deaf & Hearing Impaired
Reps. Allard, Groh, Gray, McCabe, Vance, Wright, Himschoot, Sumner, Carrick, Rauscher, Edmond
Scheduled but not heard in House Finance
Correspondence Study Program Funding
Rep. Ruffridge
Heard in and moved from House Education
Repeal Education Tax Credits Sunset
Reps. Ruffridge, Prax
Heard and held in House Finance Committee
Retired Teacher Certificate
Reps. Dibert, Prax, Armstrong, Mears
House Finance Committee referral added; now in House Finance Committee
Alaska Performance Scholarship; Eligibility
House Education Committee
Heard and Held in Senate Finance Committee
FAFSA Raffle
Reps. Himschoot, Dibert, Groh, Gray, Coulombe, McCormick, Galvin, Sumner, Mina, Ruffridge, Mears, Tomaszewski, Carrick, Armstrong
Heard in and moved from House Ways & Means
Charter Schools; Correspondence Programs
House Ways & Means Committee
Referred to House Ways & Means and Finance
Designate Sex for School-Sponsored Sports
Reps. Allard, McKay
Scheduled to be heard in House Judiciary 
Internet for Schools
House Finance Committee
Signed by the Governor
Opioid Overdose Drugs in Schools
Reps. DeLena Johnson, Mina
Heard and held in House Education
Out-of-State Teaching Experience & Salaries
Rep. Himschoot
Moved from House Education
Reading Improvement Plans Funding
Rep. Story
Referred to House Education and Finance
FY25 Operating Budget
Request of the Governor
On the House Floor Calendar
FY25 Capital Budget
Request of the Governor
Referred to House Finance
Screening/Reading Intervention K-3
Request of the Governor
Heard in and moved from House Education Committee
School Funding; Local Contribution 
Rep. Prax
Heard and Held in House Education and Finance
Employee Retirement Benefits/SBS
Rep. Carpenter 
Referred to House Labor & Commerce, State Affairs and Finance 
RTMT Plan and Permanent Fund Investment Policy
Rep. Carpenter
Referred to House Finance
Education of Children with Disabilities
Rep Carrick
Referred to House Health & Social Services and Education
School Grants & Bond Debt Reimbursement
Rep. Allard
Referred to House Education
School District Medical Assistance 
Governor Dunleavy
Heard in and moved from House Health and Social Services Committee
Teacher/State Employee Student Loan Program
Rep. Story
Referred to House Education
Parent/Teacher Education Bill of Rights
Rep. Carpenter
Heard and held in House Education
Charter Schools
House Education
Scheduled but not heard in House Education
Education Funding
House Resources Committee
Moved from House Education; referred to House Finance
Senate Bills
Alaska Sunset Commission
Sen. Hughes
Heard and Held in Senate State Affairs
Teachers & Public Employee Retirement Plans
Sen. Kiehl
Referred to Senate Labor & Commerce and Finance
Retirement Incentive Program (RIP) for Public Employees/Teacher
Sens. Kawasaki, Gray-Jackson
Heard and Moved from Senate Education
Public Schools: Mental Health Education
Sens. Gray-Jackson, Tobin, Claman, Hoffman, Stevens, Giessel, Dunbar
Scheduled to be heard in House Health & Social Services
Repealing Funds, Accounts, and Programs
Sen. Kaufman and Reps. Galvin, Schrage, Ruffridge, Sumner, Tomaszewski, Tilton
Signed into Law
Civics Education; Establish Alaska Civics Education Commission
Sens. Stevens, Tobin, Giessel, Bjorkman, Claman, Bishop, Stedman, Kaufman, Gray-Jackson, Hughes, Dunbar, Wielechowski, Kawasaki 
Heard and held in House Education Committee
Health & Personal Safety Education
Sens. Gray-Jackson, Tobin, Dunbar
Heard and Held in Senate Education
Increase Base Student Allocation
Senate Education Committee
Introduced in the House; Referred to House Finance 
Alaska Performance Scholarship; Eligibility
Sens. Dunbar, Gray-Jackson
Heard and Moved from Senate Finance 
Reclassification of First Class Cities 
Sen. Bishop
Heard and Held in Senate Community & Regional Affairs
Retirement Systems; Defined Benefit Option
Sens. Giessel, Bishop, Stevens, Kiehl, Kawasaki, Tobin, Wielechowski, Gray-Jackson, Dunbar, Clams, Olson
Heard and Held in Senate Finance
Sex/Reproduction Education; Schools
Governor Dunleavy
Referred to Senate Judiciary and Finance
Teacher Recruitment; Lump Sum Payment
Governor Dunleavy
Heard and Held in Senate Education
Financial Literacy Course in Schools
Sens. Wielechowski, Giessel, Gray-Jackson, Tobin, Claman, Myers, Kaufman, Bishop, Stedman, Kawasaki, Stevens, Hughes, Shower
 Moved from House Education; referred to House Finance
School/University Employee Health Insurance
Sen. Hughes
Heard and Held in Senate Education
REAA Fund: Mt. Edgecumbe, Teacher Housing
Senate Finance Committee
Moved from Senate Finance; referred to Senate Rules
Extend Education Tax Credits
Senate Education Committee
Heard and Held in Senate Finance
Employment Tax for Education Facilities
Sens. bishop, Gray-Jackson, Giessel, Tobin, Dunbar, Kiehl, Stevens
Heard and Held in Senate Finance
Teacher Certificates; Preparation Program
Sen. Olson
Heard and held in Senate Education
Internet for Schools
Sens. Hoffman, Bishop, Claman, Gray-Jackson, Tobin, Kiehl, Dunbar, Olson, Stevens
Veto sustained in joint session
Education for Deaf & Hearing Impaired 
Sen. Gray-Jackson
Scheduled to be heard in Senate Education
School Grants and Bond Debt Reimbursement
Sen. Myers
Scheduled to be heard in Senate Education
Authorize Handguns School Employee/Volunteer
Sen. Hughes
Moved from Senate Labor & Commerce; Senate Finance Committee referral added
School Terms
Sen. Bjorkman
Heard and held in Senate Education Committee
FY25 Operating Budget
Request of the Governor 
Heard and held in Senate Finance Committee
FY25 Capital Budget
Request of the Governor 
Scheduled to be heard in Senate Finance 
Screening/Reading Interventions
Request of the Governor
Heard and Held in Senate Education
TRS Contribution Rate; PERS Social Security or SBS
Sens. Stedman, Hoffman
Scheduled to be heard in Senate Finance 
Teachers: Board Certification Incentive 
Sens. Bjorkman, Hughes
Heard and Held in Senate Education Committee
CPR Curriculum
Sen. Gray-Jackson
Scheduled to be heard in Senate Education
School District Medical Assistance
Governor Dunleavy
Moved from Senate Health & Social Services