View Amendment Current Amendment: 8a to Bill 5150

Rep. WHITE proposes the following Amendment No. to H.5150 as Passed By The House

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EXPLANATION: Clarifies teacher suspension dates due to breach of contract.

Amend the bill, as and if amended, Part IB, Section 1, DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION, page 308, after line 18, by adding an appropriately numbered proviso to read:

/(SDE: Teacher Breach of Contract) For the current fiscal year, the period for educator certificate suspension due to breach of contract must begin on the date such contract is breached with the district and run for the period of time deemed appropriate by the State Board of Education, not to exceed one year from the date of breach. Any teacher whose certificate was suspended as a result of breaching their contract during the COVID-19 pandemic, and have not availed themselves of an appeal with the state board of education may appeal their suspension to the state board of education./

Amend totals and titles to conform.