2022 New & Pending Legislation

This table lists bills that are pending or being acted upon in various state legislatures during 2022.  The table includes a global search utility, allowing search by state, keyword, status, or bill number. 

Table updated September 4, 2022


For a searchable table of US State laws on dyslexia enacted or amended in previous years, see our page, State Dyslexia Laws.

StateBill Title/SubjectBill IDStatusCurrentXRefTracking Last Action
AlabamaLiteracy Task ForceHB 220Passed GovernorLegiscan2022-04-05 / Enroll
Forwarded to Governor on April 5, 2022 at 5:14 p.m. on April 5, 2022.
AlabamaThird Grade Retention PostponementSB 200EnactedAct No. 2022-391.Legiscan2022-04-06 / Pass
Assigned Act No. 2022-391.
AlaskaEarly Literacy and Reading InterventionHB 164DiedSine DieSee HB 114Legiscan2021-04-07 / Intro
[Hearing: Jan 28 @ 8:00 am]

To House Education Committee

To House Education Committee
Alaska Alaska Reads ActHB 114EnactedCHAPTER 40 SLA 22Legiscan2022-07-18 House SIGNED INTO LAW 7/15 CHAPTER 40 SLA 22
CaliforniaDyslexia ScreeningSB 237Passed SenateAssemblyLegiscan2021-06-10
To Assembly Education Committee
CaliforniaDyslexia Enrollment Data ReportingAB 1868PassedGovernorLegiscan2022-08-31 / Enroll
Enrolled and presented to the Governor at 4 p.m.
DelawareUniversal Reading ScrenngHB 304EnactedLegiscan2022-08-29 / Pass
Signed by Governor
FloridaStudent Progress MonitoringSB 1048EnactedChapter No. 2022-16Legiscan2022-03-16 / Pass
Chapter No. 2022-16
FloridaRevised Statewide Assessmenet ProgramHB 1193IntroducedHouseSB 1048Legiscan2022-03-08 / Intro
Laid on Table, refer to CS/SB 1048
Florida Learning Ally/FSU Dyslexia ScreenerHB 3727FailedAdjournedLegiscan2022-03-12 / Intro
Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
IdahoDyslexia ProgramsSB 1280DiedSine DieLegiscan2022-02-17 / Engross
To House Education Committee
IdahoDyslexia Intervention and ScreeningHB 655DiedSine DieLegiscan2022-02-17 / Intro
To House Education Committee
IdahoDyslexia Definition, Screening & InterventionHB 731EnactedChapter 169Legiscan2022-03-24 / Pass
Reported Signed by Governor on March 23, 2022 Session Law Chapter 169 Effective:
IllinoisDyslexia ScreeningHB 3324IntroducedHouseLegiscan2021-04-12
To House Rules Committee
IllinoisCorrections - Dyslexia ScreeningHB 3579IntroducedHouseLegiscan2021-03-27 House Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
IllinoisDyslexia Screening & SupportSB 2936IntroducedSenateLegiscan2022-01-26 / Intro
To Senate Assignments Committee
IllinoisDyslexia Screening and SupportHB 4202IntroducedHouseLegiscan2022-02-24 / Intro
To House Rules Committee
IllinoisDyslexia ScreeningHB 4632IntroducedHouseLegiscan2022-02-18 / Intro
To House Rules Committee
IllinoisPre-enrollment Assessment LimitsHB 5285Passed HouseSenateSB 3986Legiscan2022-05-10 / Engross
To Senate Assignments Committee
IllinoisPre-enrollment Assessment LimitsSB 3986EnactedGovernorPublic Act 102-0875Legiscan2022-05-13 Senate Governor Approved
IndianaDyslexia Screening and InterventionSB 123EnactedPublic Law 126Legiscan2022-03-15 / Pass
Public Law 126
IowaHiring Dyslexia SpecialistsHF 2543 DiedSine DieHF 2186 (renumbered)Legiscan2022-03-01 / Intro
Committee report approving bill, renumbered as HF 2543.
IowaDyslexia Specialist Grant ProgramHF 2185DiedSine DieLegiscan2022-04-27 / Intro
To Assembly Ways and Means Committee
KansasEligibility for At-Risk ServicesSB 173DiedSine DieLegiscan2022-05-23 Senate Senate Died on General Orders
KansasEvery Child Can Read ActHB 2690DiedSine DieLegiscan2022-02-15 / Intro
To House K-12 Education Budget Committee
Kansas Third-grade literacyHB 2512DiedSine DieLegiscan2022-03-29 / Engross
To Senate Education Committee
KentuckySchool Dyslexia PoliciesHB 138DiedSine DieLegiscan2022-01-04 House introduced in House
KentuckyReading Instruction, Support & InterventionHB 226DiedSine DieLegiscan2022-03-03 / Engross
To Senate Education Committee
KentuckyReading Instruction, Support & InterventionSB 9EnactedActs Ch. 40Legiscan2022-03-29 / Pass
signed by Governor
KentuckyExtension of Special Ed Services to age 21SB 187DiedSine DieLegiscan2022-02-22 Senate to Education (S)
LouisianaRequires Teacher Dyslexia EducationHB 136EnactedAct No. 607Legiscan2022-06-18 / Pass
Effective date: 08/01/2022.
LouisianaDyslexia ScreeningHB 416EnactedAct No. 622Legiscan2022-06-18 / Pass
Effective date: 08/01/2022
MichiganPrescreening for dyslexiaSB 380Passed SenateHouseLegiscan2022-05-11 / Engross
To House Education Committee
MichiganTeacher Certification - DyslexiaSB 382Passed SenateHouseLegiscan2022-05-11 / Engross
To House Education Committee
MichiganDyslexia Resource GuideSB 383Passed SenateHouseLegiscan2022-05-11 / Engross
To House Education Committee
MichiganTeacher Certification - DyslexiaSB 381Passed SenateHouseLegiscan2022-05-11 / Engross
To House Education Committee
MichiganPrescreening for DyslexiaHB 5934IntroducedHouseLegiscan2022-03-22 / Intro
To House Education Committee
MichiganDyslexia resource guide advisory committee HB 5935IntroducedHouseLegiscan2022-03-22 / Intro
To House Education Committee
MichiganTeacher PreparationHB 5936IntroducedHouseLegiscan2022-03-22 / Intro
To House Education Committee
MichiganTeacher CertificationHB 5937IntroducedHouseLegiscan2022-03-22 / Intro
To House Education Committee
MinnesotaRequiring teacher prepration to include dyslexia instructionSF 220DiedSine DieLegiscan2021-01-25
To Senate Education Finance and Policy Committee
MinnesotaReading Proficiency HF 651DiedSine DieSF 1898Legiscan2021-02-04 House Introduction and first reading, referred to Education Policy
MinnesotaEducation ImprovementHF 1081DiedSine DieLegiscan2021-03-22
To House Education Finance Committee
MinnesotaTeacher PreparationHF 3231DiedSine DieSF 3611Legiscan2022-02-10 / Intro
To House Education Policy Committee
MinnesotaDyslexia Specialists at Regional Centers for ExcellenceHF 3570DiedSine DieSF 3164 Legiscan2022-02-17 / Intro
To House Education Policy Committee
MinnesotaDyslexia Specialists at Regional Centers for ExcellenceSF 3164 DiedSine DieHF 3570Legiscan2022-02-28 / Intro
To Senate Finance Committee
MinnesotaEducational Savings Accounts for StudentsSF 1525DiedSine DieLegiscan2022-02-24 Senate Comm report: To pass as amended and re-refer to Finance
MinnesotaTeacher PreparationSF 3611DiedSine DieHF 3231Legiscan2022-03-02 Senate Referred to Education Finance and Policy
MinnesotaTeacher Training, Reading & SpellingSF 3843DiedSine DieLegiscan2022-03-09 Senate Referred to Education Finance and Policy
MinnesotaAssessments & ReportsSF 4477DiedSine DieHF4782Legiscan2022-04-19 / Intro
To Senate Education Finance and Policy Committee
MinnesotaAssessments & ReportsHF4782 DiedSine DieSF 4477Legiscan2022-04-07 House Introduction and first reading, referred to Education Finance
Minnesota Reading ProficiencySF 1898DiedSine DieHF 651Legiscan2021-03-08 Senate Referred to Education Finance and Policy
MississippiExpand Dyslexia Therapy ScholarshipHB 1170FailedDied in CommitteeLegiscan2022-03-01 / Fail
Died In Committee
MississippiInclusion of Dyslexia in Special Needs DefinitionSB 2702FailedDied in CommitteeLegiscan2022-02-01 / Fail
Died In Committee
MississippiPublic School Choice - Dyslexia TherapySB 2886FailedDied in CommitteeLegiscan2022-02-01 / Fail
Died In Committee
MissouriReading Success Plan PolicyHB 1556IntroducedHouseLegiscan2022-05-09 / Intro
Placed on the Informal Perfection Calendar (H)
MissouriLiteracy and reading instructionSB 681EnactedLegiscan2022-06-30 Senate Signed by Governor
MissouriReading Success PlansHB 1980IntroducedHouseLegiscan2022-01-27 / Intro
To House Elementary And Secondary Education Committee
MissouriReading & Literacy InstructionSB 1076IntroducedSenateLegiscan2022-03-07 / Intro
To Senate Education Committee
MissouriTeacher Training & Dyslexia ServicesHB 1753IntroducedHouseLegiscan2022-05-09 / Intro
Placed on the Informal Perfection Calendar (H)
MissouriLiteracy CurriculumHB 2202Passed HouseSenateLegiscan2022-05-11 / Engross
Placed on Informal Calendar
New JerseyAssistive Technology for Dyslexic Students (Pilot)AB 2617IntroducedAssemblySB 2062LegiscanCarry Over of previous A2231
New JerseyState Dyslexia WebsiteA 2971IntroducedHouseLegiscanCarry Over of previous A2868
New JerseyAssistive Technology Pilot ProgramSB 2062IntroducedSenateAB 2617Legiscan2022-03-03 Senate Introduced in the Senate, Referred to Senate Education Committee
New JerseyServices for Students with DyslexiaSB 2084IntroducedSenateLegiscan2022-03-03 Senate Introduced in the Senate, Referred to Senate Education Committee
New YorkDyslexia ScreeningAB 1380IntroducedAssemblySB 7418Legiscan2021-01-08 Assembly referred to education
New YorkDyslexia Task ForceSB 441IntroducedSenateAB 2185Legiscan2022-05-24 / Intro
SUBSTITUTED BY A2185B
New YorkIncarceration - Dyslexia Screening and IntervenionSB 307IntroducedSenateLegiscan2022-03-21 / Intro
To Senate Finance Committee
New YorkSchool Intervention and Special CurriculumAB 556IntroducedAssemblyLegiscan2022-01-05 / Intro
To Assembly Education Committee
New YorkEstablishes Schools for DyslexiaAB 838IntroducedAssemblyLegiscan2022-01-05 / Intro
To Assembly Education Committee
New YorkSchool Intervention and Special CurriculumSB 1926IntroducedSenateAB 556Legiscan2022-01-05 / Intro
To Senate Disabilities Committee
New YorkDyslexia Task ForceAB 2185Passed with AmendmentsConferenceSB 441Legiscan2022-05-24 Senate RETURNED TO ASSEMBLY
New YorkIncarceration - Dyslexia Screening and InterventionAB 2062Passed AssemblySenateSB 307Legiscan2022-01-26 / Engross
To Senate Crime Victims, Crime and Correction Committee
New YorkDyslexia ScreeningAB 2283IntroducedAssemblySB 1293Legiscan2022-01-05 / Intro
To Assembly Education Committee
New YorkTeacher Training in DyslexiaSB 1285IntroducedSenateLegiscan2022-01-05 / Intro
To Senate Education Committee
New YorkDyslexia ScreeningSB 1293IntroducedSenateAB 2283Legiscan2022-01-05 / Intro
To Senate Education Committee
New YorkDefinition of Learning Disabilities & DyslexiaAB 7199IntroducedAssemblyLegiscan2022-01-05 / Intro
To Assembly Education Committee
New YorkDyslexia Screening and EducationSB 7418IntroducedSenateAB 1380Legiscan2022-01-05 / Intro
To Senate Education Committee
New YorkRequires Dyslexia Teacher TrainingAB 9308IntroducedAssemblyLegiscan2022-02-23 Assembly referred to education
New York Tiered Eligibility for Disability ServicesSB 5079IntroducedSenateLegiscan2022-01-05 / Intro
To Senate Disabilities Committee
OhioEducational Testing and RetentionHB 73IntroducedHouseLegiscan2021-02-10 House Refer to Committee: Primary and Secondary Education
OhioEliminate retention under 3rd Grade Reading Guarantee.HB 497Passed HouseSenateLegiscan2022-06-08 Senate Introduced
OhioTutoring & Remedial InstructionSB 306IntroducedSenateLegiscan2022-03-02 Senate Refer to Committee: Primary and Secondary Education
OhioModifications to Dyslexia Screening & Intervention RequirementsHB 583Passed GovernorLegiscan2022-06-01 / Pass
Effective 9/23/22 - Appropriations effective June 24, 2022
OklahomaTeacher Education- Dyslexia Microcredential HB 3322IntroducedHouseLegiscan2022-02-08 / Intro
To House Appropriations and Budget Education Sub Committee
OklahomaDyslexia Teacher Training PilotSB 1284Passed SenateHouseLegiscan2022-04-04 / Engross
CR; Do Pass Higher Education and Career Tech Committee
OklahomaDyslexia Micro-Credential ProgramHB 4390Passed HouseSenateLegiscan2022-04-12 / Engross
Reported Do Pass Education committee; CR filed
OklahomaDysgraphia Education Task ForceHB 2768EnactedLegiscan2022-05-05 / Pass
Approved by Governor 05/05/2022
PennsylvaniaServices for DyslexiaHB 1783IntroducedHouseLegiscan2021-08-12 House Referred to EDUCATION
PennsylvaniaScience of Reading SupportHB 2045Passed HouseSenateLegiscan2022-01-11 / Engross
To Senate Education Committee
PennsylvaniaCriminal Justice: Learning Disability Needs AssessmentHB 2030IntroducedHouseLegiscan2021-10-28 House Referred to JUDICIARY
PennsylvaniaTeacher Literacy TrainingHB 1642EnactedAct No. 55Legiscan2022-07-08 Senate Act No. 55
PennsylvaniaTeacher EducationHB 2780IntroducedHouseLegiscan2022-08-22 House Referred to EDUCATION
Rhode IslandExtends Teacher Training TimeHB 7164EnactedLegiscan2022-07-02 House Effective without Governor's signature
Rhode IslandRhode Island School For Children With DyslexiaHB 7486IntroducedHouseLegiscan2022-05-17 / Intro
To House Finance Committee
Rhode IslandDyslexia ScreeningHB 7608IntroducedHouseLegiscan2022-04-11 / Intro
To House Education Committee
Rhode IslandCursive Writing InstructionHB 7606IntroducedHouseLegiscan2022-04-11 / Intro
To House Education Committee
South CarolinaEarly literacy and numeracy screeningHB 3613DiedSine DieLegiscan2021-02-03 / Engross
[Hearing: Apr 20 @ 10:00 am]

To Senate Education Committee
TennesseeIEPs for DyslexiaHB 751EnactedPub. Ch. 1019SB 1158Legiscan2022-05-25 / Pass
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 1019
TennesseeExpands Individualized Education Act for DyslexiaSB 1158EnactedPub. Ch. 1019HB 751Legiscan2022-05-11 / Pass
Signed by Governor.
US CongressDyslexia Pilot ProgramHB 2023IntroducedHouseLegiscan2021-03-18 House Referred to the House Committee on Education and Labor.
US CongressAmend IDEA Dyslexia provisionsSB 3302IntroducedSenateLegiscan2021-12-02 Senate Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
US CongressAmend Individuals with Disabilities Education Act HB 7610IntroducedHouseLegiscan2022-04-27 House Referred to the House Committee on Education and Labor
VermontDyslexia ScreeningSB 75DiedSine DieLegiscan2021-02-10 Senate Read 1st time & referred to Committee on Education
VermontDyslexia ScreeningHB 375DiedSine DieLegiscan2021-03-09 House Read First Time and Referred to the Committee on Education
West VirginiaThird Grade RetentionHB 4510DiedSine DieLegiscan2022-03-08 / Engross
Referred to Finance on 2nd reading
WisconsinReading Readiness AssessmentsAB 446VetoedGovernor's Veto Message
Legiscan2022-05-17 / Fail
Failed to pass notwithstanding the objections of the Governor pursuant to Joint Rule 82
WisconsinDyslexia Programs; 4th Grade PromotionAB 971FailedSenateLegiscan2022-03-15 / Fail
Failed to concur in pursuant to Senate Joint Resolution 1
WyomingReading Assessment & InterventionSB 32EnactedChapter Number 56Legiscan2022-03-11 / Pass
Assigned Chapter Number 56

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