View Amendment Current Amendment: 86 to Bill 419

Senator DAVIS proposed the following amendment (419R077.SP.TD):

Amend the bill, as and if amended, PART VI, Educator Development, Satisfaction, and Incentives, by adding an appropriately numbered new SECTION to read:

/SECTION __.A. Section 59-26-85(B) of the 1976 Code is amended to read:

" (B) The Center for Teacher Recruitment shall develop guidelines and administer the programs whereby teachers applying to the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards for certification before July 1, 2010, may receive a loan equal to the amount of the application fee. One-half of the loan principal amount and interest shall be forgiven when the required portfolio is submitted to the National Board. Teachers attaining certification within three years of receiving the loan will have the full loan principal amount and interest forgiven. This subsection does not apply to any application submitted on or after July 1, 2010. Teachers eligible to receive the state supplement upon achieving certification must have submitted the initial application and fee for NBPTS."

B.This SECTION takes e ffect beginning in Fiscal Year 2021-2022. /