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General Assembly



January Session, 2011

LCO No. 7158



Offered by:


SEN. KISSEL, 7th Dist.


To: House Bill No. 6599

File No. 838

Cal. No. 545

Strike section 9 in its entirety and insert the following in lieu thereof:

"Sec. 9. Section 10-153 of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective October 1, 2011):

No local or regional board of education shall discriminate on the basis of sex, gender identity or expression or marital status in the employment of teachers in the public schools or in the determination of the compensation to be paid to such teachers, except that a local or regional board of education may reassign an elementary school teacher who, during a school year, exhibits either through appearance or behavior a gender identity or expression different from that traditionally associated with the person's physiology or assigned sex at birth, provided the teacher shall not be discharged on account of such appearance or behavior and provided further the teacher may return to the teacher's former position for the next school year. "