Education Committee

JOINT FAVORABLE REPORT

Bill No.:

SB-403

Title:

AN ACT CONCERNING THE ROLE OF THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION IN THE TEACHER CERTIFICATION REVOCATION PROCESS.

Vote Date:

3/14/2008

Vote Action:

Joint Favorable Substitute

PH Date:

2/29/2008

File No.:

SPONSORS OF BILL:

Education Committee

REASONS FOR BILL:

This bill gives the Commissioner of Education the final authority rather than the State Board of Education in the revocation of a teacher's certification in certain cases of criminal misconduct as currently outlined in statute.

Substitute Language:

The substitute language is technical in nature and seeks to reference the appropriate sections of existing statute.

RESPONSE FROM ADMINISTRATION/AGENCY:

None Expressed

NATURE AND SOURCES OF SUPPORT:

None Expressed

NATURE AND SOURCES OF OPPOSITION:

None Expressed

Reported by: Brett Sheridan

Date: 3/25/08