View Amendment Current Amendment: 97 to Bill 4813 Reps. BINGHAM, OTT, ALLISON, ANTHONY AND COBB-HUNTER propose the following Amendment No. 97 to H.4813 as introduced by Ways & Means
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EXPLANATION: Directs a study committee meet to explore updates and changes to the statewide teacher salary schedule

Amend the bill, as and if amended, Part IB, Section 70, LEGISLATIVE DEPARTMENT, page 448, after line 13, by adding an appropriately numbered paragraph to read:
/ (LEG: Teacher Salary Study Committee) There is created the Joint Teacher Salary Study Committee. The committee shall examine the current teacher salary schedule; its relationship to the Education Finance Act, the Education Improvement Act and its relationship to a district's ability to hire and retain quality teachers. The committee will examine potential changes to the salary schedule that may include a pay for performance model. The committee shall be composed of eight members, which shall be appointed as follows: The committee shall consist of eight members as follows: one member of the Senate appointed by the Chairman of the Senate Finance Committee; one member of the Senate appointed by the Chairman of the Senate Education Committee; one member of the House of Representatives appointed by the Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee; one member of the House of Representatives appointed by the Chairman of the House Education and Public Works Committee; two members to be appointed by the Speaker Pro Tempore of the Senate and two members to be appointed by the Speaker of the House. The members shall elect a chairman at the first meeting of the committee.
No later than December 1, 2012, the committee shall prepare and deliver a report and recommendation to the Chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, the Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, the Chairman of the Senate Education Committee, and the Chairman of House Education and Public Works Committee.
Staff will be provided by the House Ways and Means Committee and Senate Finance Committee. Members of the study committee shall serve without compensation for per diem, mileage, and subsistence.
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