+ − Legislators (9) KS - Senator Molly Baumgardner (R) Title: Chair KS - Senator Renee Erickson (R) Title: Vice Chair KS - Senator Dinah Sykes (D) Title: Ranking Minority Member KS - Senator Brenda Dietrich (R) Title: Member KS - Senator Beverly Gossage (R) Title: Member KS - Senator Kloos (R) Title: Member KS - Senator Kristen O'Shea (R) Title: Member KS - Senator Pat Pettey (D) Title: Member KS - Senator Alicia Straub (R) Title: Member + − Bills Assigned (21) KS - HB2070 Allowing certain private not-for-profit postsecondary educational institutions to recoup credit card fees by permitting a surcharge for credit card transactions in the same manner as municipal universities, community colleges, technical colleges and vocational educational schools. KS - SB31 Excluding U.S.D. No. 207, Fort Leavenworth and virtual school students from the capital improvements state aid determination. KS - SB32 Authorizing school districts to pay the tuition for a student's dual or concurrent enrollment in a postsecondary educational institution and requiring a tuition waiver for foster children who are dually or concurrently enrolled. KS - SB43 Substitute for SB 43 by Committee on Education - Creating the Kansas promise scholarship act to provide postsecondary educational scholarships for certain two-year associate degree programs, career and technical education certificates and other stand-alone programs. KS - SB44 Expanding the low-income family postsecondary savings accounts incentive program to include military servicemembers and veterans and allowing contributions by charitable organizations. KS - SB51 Requiring the state department of education and the department for children and families to publish a Kansas foster care children academic report card. KS - SB55 Clarifying the authority of healing arts school clinics to provide healing arts services. KS - HB2124 Clarifying the authority of healing arts school clinics to provide healing arts services. KS - SB61 Amending the tax credit for low income students scholarship program act to expand student eligibility. KS - SB62 Amending the standards for school-administered vision screenings for students and establishing the Kansas children's vision health and school readiness commission. KS - SB63 Expanding the provision of the ACT college entrance exam and workkeys assessments to students enrolled in nonpublic schools. KS - SB64 Amending the private and out-of-state postsecondary educational institution act to clarify the state board of regents' authority and provide additional student protections and institutional accountability. KS - SB93 Requiring the allocation of sufficient school district moneys to improve academic performance of underachieving students. KS - SB139 Permitting the administration of certain tests, questionnaires, surveys and examinations regarding student beliefs and practices on an opt-out basis and providing conditions therefor. KS - SB144 Making the high-density at-risk student weighting of the Kansas school equity and enhancement act permanent by removing the sunset. KS - SB173 Extending the high-density at-risk student weighting, requiring certain transfers to the at-risk fund of a school district and establishing requirements for school district at-risk fund expenditures and for identification of students eligible to receive at-risk programs and services. KS - SB185 Clarifying the authority of the Kansas commission for the deaf and hard of hearing with regard to registration of interpreters, establishing guidelines for communication access services and authorizing the adoption of rules and regulations. KS - SB208 Creating the fairness in women's sports act to require that female student athletic teams only include members who are biologically female. KS - SB215 Transferring the authority for postsecondary driver's education programs and driver training schools from the state board of regents to the department of revenue. KS - SB221 Establishing the follow the student tax credit that would allow an income tax credit for taxpayers with eligible dependent children not enrolled in public school. KS - SB235 Enacting the back to school act to require school districts to provide an full-time, in person attendance option for all students beginning on March 26, 2021.