Amend the bill, as and if amended, SECTION 9, page 18, by striking line 27 and inserting:
/ former district.
(G) A governing board or a school district employee who has control over personnel actions shall not take unlawful reprisal against another employee of the school district because the employee is directly or indirectly involved in an application to establish a charter school. A governing board or a school district employee shall not take unlawful reprisal against an educational program of the school or the school district because an application to establish a charter school proposes the conversion of all or a portion of the educational program to a charter school.
As used in this subsection, 'unlawful reprisal' means an action that is taken by a governing board or a school district employee as a direct result of a lawful application to establish a charter school and that is adverse to another employee or education program and:
(1) with respect to a school district employee, results in:
(a) disciplinary or corrective action;
(b) detail, transfer or reassignment;
(c) suspension, demotion or dismissal;
(d) an unfavorable performance evaluation;
(e) a reduction in pay, benefits or awards;
(f) elimination of the employee's position without a reduction in force by reason of lack of monies or work; or
(g) other significant changes in duties or responsibilities that are inconsistent with the employee's salary or employment classification.
(2) with respect to an educational program, results in:
(a) suspension or termination of the program;
(b) transfer or reassignment of the program to a less favorable department;
(c) relocation of the program to a less favorable site within the school district; or
(d) significant reduction or termination of funding for the program." /
Renumber sections to conform.
Amend title to conform.