View Amendment Current Amendment: 114 to Bill 419

Senator FANNING proposed the following amendment (WAB\419C259.SM.WAB20):

Amend the bill, as and if amended, by deleting SECTION 38 and inserting:

/SECTION 38. Section 59 -20-50(4)(b) of the 1976 Code is amended by adding an undesignated paragraph at the end to read:

" Beginning with Fiscal Year 2020-2021, the minimum starting teacher salary for a teacher with no years of experience and a bachelor's degree must be at least thirty-five thousand dollars. The General Assembly shall establish the starting teacher salary, the salary schedule, and the Education Finance Act inflation factor each year in the annual appropriations act. Annual salary increases must be based on funding provided by the General Assembly in the annual appropriations act and provided through adjustments in the salary schedule to educators identified by the Department of Education as eligible to receive the Education Improvement Act teacher salary supplement during Fiscal Year 2019-2020 as reported to the Revenue and Fiscal Affairs Office."/