2019 New & Pending Legislation

This table lists bills that are pending or acted upon in various state legislatures during 2019
Table updated March 15, 2019

StateBill TitleIntroducedStatusBill IDTrackLast Action
ArizonaDyslexia Screening in Schools1/31/19Passed HouseSB 1318Legiscan2019-03-07 / Engross
House read second time
ArkansasRequired Structured Literacy for Dyslexia1/23/19PassedSB 153Legiscan2019-02-11
Notification that SB153 is now Act 83
ColoradoResearching Effective Methods for Dyslexia1/25/19PendingHB 1134Legiscan2019-02-28
To House Appropriations Committee
ConnecticutStandards for detection of dyslexia1/11/19PendingHB 5178Legiscan2019-01-11 House Referred to Joint Committee on Education
ConnecticutDyslexia Task Force3/13/19PendingSB 1067Legislan2019-03-14 Senate Public Hearing 03/18
ConnecticutImplementation of statewide reading program; required grade 3 retention3/7/19PendingSB 1019Legiscan2019-03-08
[Hearing: Mar 13]
To Joint Education Committee
Connecticut Dyslexia Task Force1/25/19PendingHB 6224Legiscan2019-01-25 House Referred to Joint Committee on Education
Connecticut Dyslexia Advisory Council1/23/19PendingSB 195Legiscan2019-01-23 Senate Referred to Joint Committee on Education
District of ColumbiaDyslexia Screening And Prevention Pilot2/19/19PendingCouncil Bill 230150Legiscan2019-02-22
Notice of Intent to Act on B23-0150 Published in the DC Register
GeorgiaIdentification of Children with Dyselxia1/30/19Passed SenateSB 48Legiscan2019-02-22
To House Education Committee
GeorgiaSchool dyslexia screenings1/17/19PendingHB 40Legiscan2019-01-28
To House Education Committee
KentuckyEarly identification of dyslexia1/8/19PendingHB 8Legiscan2019-01-10 House to Education (H)
MarylandScreenng for Reading Difficulties2/7/19PendingHB 690Legiscan 2019-02-07 - Hearing 2/21 at 1:00 p.m.
MarylandAt-Risk Screening2/4/19Passed SenateSB 734Legiscan2019-03-14 Senate Second Reading Passed with Amendments
MinnesotaDyslexia Specialist Duties Modified1/24/19PendingHF 329Legiscan2019-01-24 House Introduction and first reading, referred to Education Polic
MinnesotaRequired Dyslexia Instruction in Teacher Training1/24/19PendingHF 328Legiscan2019-02-07 To House Education Policy Committee
MinnesotaDyslexia Screening Requirement1/31/19PendingSF 651Legiscan2019-02-07 Senate Referred to E-12 Finance and Policy
MinnesotaFunding for teacher dyslexia training2/4/19PendingSF 772Legiscan2019-02-11 Senate Referred to E-12 Finance and Policy
MinnesotaDyslexia Instruction for teachers2/21/19PendingHB 1494Legiscan2019-03-07 / Intro
To House Education Policy Committee
MinnesotaDyslexia screening required2/21/19PendingHB 1496Legiscan2019-03-07
To House Education Policy Committee
MinnesotaFunding for teacher dyslexia training 3/7/19PendingHF 2239Legiscan2019-03-07 House Referred by Chair to Education Finance Division
MinnesotaDyslexia screening required2/21/19PendingHB 1412Legiscan2019-03-04
To House Education Policy Committee
MinnesotaDyslexia specialist duties modification3/4/19PendingSF 2027Legiscan2019-03-04 Senate Referred to E-12 Finance and Policy
MinnesotaDyslexia teacher training1/14/19PendingSF 114Legiscan2019-01-14 Senate Referred to E-12 Finance and Policy
MinnesotaDyslexia teacher training1/14/19PendingSF 123Legiscan2019-01-22
To Senate E-12 Finance and Policy Committee
MinnesotaTeacher preparation, dyslexia1/17/19PendingSF 196Legiscan2019-01-17 Senate Referred to E-12 Finance and Policy
MississippiRequired Dyslexia Coordinators1/15/19Failed to PassHB 496Legiscan2019-02-05
Died In Committee
MississippiDyslexia Therapy Scholarship Standards1/8/19Failed to PassSB 2029Legiscan2019-02-05
Died In Committee
Mississippi Loan Forgiveness for Dyslexia Therapists1/11/19ConferenceHB 150Legiscan2019-03-12 / Engross
Decline to Concur/Invite Conf
MissouriSchool Reading Intervention Policy2/6/19PendingSB 349Legiscan2019-03-20 / Intro
Formal Calendar S Bills for Perfection--SB 349-O'Laughlin, with SCS
MissouriSchool Plans for Reading Success1/8/19PendingHB 464Legiscan2019-03-12 / Intro
To House Specialon Student Accountability Committee
MissouriFunding for Dyslexia Scholarships1/8/19Failed in CommitteeHB 476Legiscan2019-03-05
Motion to Do Pass Failed (H)
MissouriReading Intervention Policy1/9/19PendingSB 73Legiscan2019-02-12
To Senate Education Committee
MissouriFunding for Dyslexia ScholarshipsPrefiledPendingHB 33Legiscan2019-03-05
To House Specialon Student Accountability Committee
MontanaDyslexia Screening & Intervention1/17/19Passed SenateSB 140Legiscan2019-03-20 / Engross
[Hearing: Mar 20 @ 3:00 pm]

To House Education Committee
New JerseyState Dyslexia website2/1/18PendingAB 2811Legiscan 2018-02-01
To Assembly Education Committee
New JerseyState Dyslexia website2/1/18PendingSB 1128Legiscan2018-01-25 Senate Introduced in the Senate, Referred to Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee
New JerseyAssistive Technology Pilot Program1/9/18PendingAB 1694Legiscan2018-01-09 Assembly Introduced, Referred to Assembly Education Committee
New JerseyAssistive Technology Pilot Program3/8/18PendingSB 2218Legiscan2018-03-08 Senate Introduced in the Senate, Referred to Senate Education Committee
New MexicoDyslexic Student Early Interventions1/29/19PassedSB 398Legiscan2019-03-14 / Enroll
Senate has concurred with House Amendments
New YorkRequired teacher training in dyslexia1/28/19PendingSB 2675Legiscan2019-01-28 Senate REFERRED TO EDUCATION
New YorkMandatory Dyslexia Screening2/8/19PendingAB 5259Legiscan2019-03-05 / Intro
To Assembly Education Committee
New YorkMandatory K-2 Dyslexia ScreeningSame as AB 5259PendingSB 4341Legiscan2019-03-07 Senate REFERRED TO EDUCATION
North DakotaDyslexia Screening, Teacher Training1/14/19Passed HouseHB 1461Legiscan2019-03-20 / Engross
[Hearing: Mar 20 @ 10:00 am]

To Joint Education Committee
OhioDyslexia Screening Program3/12/19PendingSB 102Legiscan2019-03-12 Senate Introduced
OklahomaTeacher training and dyslexiaPrefiledPendingSB 299Legiscan2019-02-05
To Senate Education Committee
OklahomaFirst grade screening; teacher trainingPrefiledPendingHB 1326Legiscan2019-02-05
To House Common Education Committee
OklahomaAnnual Training for Dyslexia2/4/19Passed HouseHB 1228Legiscan2019-03-11 / Engross
OklahomaAnnual teacher trainingPrefiledPendingHB 1141Legiscan2019-02-04 House First Reading
Rhode IslandTeacher training in reading disabilities1/10/19WithdrawnH 5071Legiscan2019-02-06
Withdrawn at sponsor's request
Rhode IslandDyslexia Screening2/27/19PendingSB 401Legiscan2019-02-27
To Senate Education Committee
Rhode IslandRequired School Screening and Services for Dyslexia2/14/19PendingHB 5426Legiscan2019-02-14 House Introduced, referred to House H.E.W.
Rhode Island Dyslexia Screening & Treatment3/14/19PendingSB 543Legislan2019-03-14 Senate Introduced, referred to Senate Education
TennesseeAccommodations for dyslexia on licensing exams2/5/19PendingSB 759Legiscan2019-03-12 Senate Action deferred in Senate State and Local Government Committee to 3/19/2019
TennesseeAccommodations for dyslexia on licensing exams1/29/19PendingHB 252Legiscan2019-03-13 House Placed on s/c cal Departments & Agencies Subcommittee for 3/20/2019
TennesseeTiered Dyslexia Intervention2/5/19Pending SB 760Legiscan2019-03-13 / Intro
To Senate Education Committee
TennesseeRequired School Services for Dyslexia1/29/19PendingHB 253Legiscan2019-03-06
Taken off notice for cal in s/c K-12 Subcommittee of Education
TexasMonitoring School Compliance with Dyslexia Screening1/30/19PendingHB 1199Legiscan2019-03-19 / Intro
[Hearing: Mar 19 @ 8:00 am]

To House Public Education Committee
TexasSchool compliance with dyslexia screening requirements 3/7/19FiledSB 2075Legiscan2019-03-07 Senate Filed
TexasDyslexia to qualify for compensatory educational services3/8/19PendingHB 1632Legiscan2019-03-19 / Intro
[Hearing: Mar 19 @ 8:00 am]

To House Public Education Committee
TexasAllotment to Schools for Dyslexic Students3/4/19FiledHB 2961Legiscan2019-03-12 / Intro
To House Public Education Committe
TexasDyslexia Therapy License Requirement3/8/19FiledHB 3244Legiscan2019-03-13 House Referred to Public Education
TexasAudiobooks Notice3/8/19FiledSB 2185Legiscan2019-03-08 Senate Filed
TexasDyslexia to qualify for compensatory educational services2/27/19PendingSB 1241Legiscan2019-03-07
To Senate Education Committee
TexasReport on dyslexia prevalence among incarcerated2/27/19PendingHB 2540Legiscan2019-03-11 / Intro
To House Corrections Committee
UtahExtends Reading Disabilities Intervention Program12/28/18Passed Senate; Pending in HouseSB 37Legiscan2019-03-14 / Engross
Draft of Enrolled Bill Prepared in Legislative Research and General Counsel / Enrolling
VermontDyslexia Screening, teacher training2/26/19PendingHB 406Legiscan2019-02-26
To House Education Committee
WisconsinEmploying State Dyslexia Specialist2/28/19PendingAB 50Legiscan2019-02-28 House Read first time and referred to Committee on Education
WyomingK-3 reading assessment and intervention 1/28/19EnactedSB 297Legiscan2019-02-28 Assigned Chapter Number 155

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