MCCPTA

LEGISLATIVE UPDATE

Victor Salazar, VP for Legislation

Sharon Barbee, Legislation Chair

October 4th, 2006

 

I. Maryland General Assembly:

 

Legislative Reception scheduled for Nov. 13th, 2006. RSVP’s have been received by at least one Senator and/or Delegate from each of the 8 legislative districts.

 

II. Montgomery County Council:

 

A. Committee Sessions

1. 9/28/06, HHS/ED, Received briefing Youth Behavioral Risk Survey.

2. 9/28/06, HHS/ED, Received briefing on School Wellness.

3. 9/28/06, ED, Received briefing on Special Education.

4. 9/28/06, ED, Recommended Approval, Resolution to approve categorical transfer of $7,050,000 for MCPS’ FY06 Operating Budget.

 

B. Council Session Summary

1. 10/3/06, Adopted, R-15-1620, Resolution to approve categorical transfer of $7,050,000 for MCPS’ FY06 Operating Budget.

2. 10/3/06, Public Hearing - Supplemental appropriation to the County Government’s FY07 Operating Budget, Dept. of HHS, Children, Youth and Family Services-$370,211 for Crossroads Youth Opportunity Center Demonstration Grant.

3. 10/3/06, Public Hearing - Special appropriation to the Montgomery County Public Schools’ FY07 Operating Budget - $400,000 for Automated External Defibrillator Program.

4. 10/3/06, Public Hearing - Special appropriations to the County Government’s FY07 Operating Budget, Department of Recreation - $206,270 for Paint Branch Sports Academy, $206,270 for Springbrook Sports Academy, and $169,230 for Wheaton Sports Academy.

5. 10/3/06, Adopted, R-15-1631, Supplemental appropriation to the Montgomery County Public Schools’ FY07 Operating Budget - $997,433 for Teaching American History Program.

 

III. Maryland PTA Legislation

1. Adoption of 2006-2007 Legislative Platform at November convention.

 

IV. MCCPTA

1. Assisted in the development of Legislative Priorities for Committee for Montgomery.

2. Board of Education Reception, October 25, 2006

3. Montgomery County Delegation Reception, November 13, 2006