There are more than a few interesting subcommittee meetings today, Monday, Jan. 28. Bills up in subcommittee include one that would require financial literacy under the state’s educational standards, another that would require county and city property assessors to stand for retention and a Senate Concurrent Resolution that encourages Congress to limit the interest rates collected or imposed by the U.S. Department of Education for certain federal student loans.

SSB 1029: Senate Study Bill 1029 was proposed by Sen. Amy Sinclair. It’s an act relating to a financial literacy requirement under the state’s educational standards.

All high school students enrolled in school districts and accredited nonpublic schools take a one-half unit course in personal finance literacy, as a condition of graduation, commences with the students in the 2022-2023 school year graduating class.

SF 49: Senate File 49 was proposed by Sen. Jake Chapman. It’s an act requiring county and city property assessors to stand for retention at election.

SSB 1042: Senate Study Bill 1042 was proposed by Sen. Amy Sinclair. It’s an act relating to recommendations regarding school building emergency operations plans. It requires school boards and authorities in charge of accredited nonpublic schools to consider recommendations from the Department of Public Safety relating to the development of high-quality emergency operations plans.

SF 70: Senate File 70 was filed by Sen. Jeff Danielson. It’s an act relating to school building emergency operations plans by authorizing investigations of unplanned fire alarm activations prior to initiation of regular evacuation and safety procedures.

SF 25: Senate File 25 was proposed by Sen. Brad Zaun. It’s an act relating to the sale, lease or rental of water treatment systems and including effective date and applicability provisions.

SF 29: Senate File 29 was filed by Sen. Brad Zaun. It’s an act relating to additional weighting for limited English proficient students.

SCR 1: Senate Concurrent Resolution 1 urges Congress to enact legislation to limit the interest rates collected or imposed by the U.S. Department of Education for certain federal student college loans.

SF 62: Senate File 62 was filed by Sen. Dan Dawson. It’s an act relating to the expiration of a person’s driver’s license or nonoperator’s identification card on the person’s 21st birthday anniversary.