Substitute for Raised S.B. No. 1098
Session Year 2015


To permit the State Board of Education to issue a temporary ninety-day certificate in the endorsement areas of teacher shortage areas, to require the Commissioner of Education to enter teacher certification reciprocity agreements with other states, to make revisions to the teacher certification statutes relating to the certification requirements for out-of-state teachers, testing requirements, the endorsement in elementary education, the alternative route to certification program for school administrators and early childhood educators, to require the Department of Education to study and develop strategies to increase minority teacher recruitment and retention, to expand the municipal aid for new educators grant program, and to include cultural competency instruction in teacher preparation programs and in-service training for educators.

Introduced by:
Education Committee

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Co-sponsors for Amendment LCO:

Bill History

 Date Action Taken
 6/22/2015Signed by the Governor
 6/11/2015Transmitted by Secretary of the State to Governor
 6/11/2015Transmitted to the Secretary of State
 6/9/2015(LCO)Public Act 15-108
 5/29/2015In Concurrence
 5/29/2015House Passed as Amended by Senate Amendment Schedule A
 5/29/2015House Adopted Senate Amendment Schedule A
 5/29/2015Tabled for the Calendar, House
 5/29/2015No New File by Committee on Appropriations
 5/29/2015(LCO)Reported Out of Legislative Commissioners' Office
 5/29/2015(APP)Joint Favorable
 5/29/2015(LCO)Filed with Legislative Commissioners' Office
 5/27/2015Referred by House to Committee on Appropriations
 5/22/2015House Calendar Number 635
 5/22/2015Favorable Report, Tabled for the Calendar, House
 5/21/2015On Consent Calendar
 5/21/2015Senate Passed as Amended by Senate Amendment Schedule A
 5/21/2015Senate Adopted Senate Amendment Schedule A 8122
 4/14/2015(LCO)File Number 640
 4/14/2015Senate Calendar Number 360
 4/14/2015Favorable Report, Tabled for the Calendar, Senate
 4/14/2015(LCO)Reported Out of Legislative Commissioners' Office
 4/7/2015(LCO)Referred to Office of Legislative Research and Office of Fiscal Analysis 04/13/15 5:00 PM
 3/27/2015(LCO)Filed with Legislative Commissioners' Office
 3/25/2015(ED)Joint Favorable Substitute
 3/13/2015Public Hearing 03/19
 3/12/2015Referred to Joint Committee on Education

Co-sponsors of SB-1098

Rep. Bruce V. Morris, 140th Dist.
Rep. Douglas McCrory, 7th Dist.
Rep. Patricia Billie Miller, 145th Dist.
Rep. Matthew Ritter, 1st Dist.
Rep. Jason Rojas, 9th Dist.
Rep. Peter A. Tercyak, 26th Dist.
Rep. Brandon L. McGee, 5th Dist.
Rep. Ernest Hewett, 39th Dist.
Rep. Ezequiel Santiago, 130th Dist.
Sen. Eric D. Coleman, 2nd Dist.
Rep. Robert Sanchez, 25th Dist.
Rep. Juan R. Candelaria, 95th Dist.
Rep. Robyn A. Porter, 94th Dist.
Rep. Terrie Wood, 141st Dist.
Rep. Christopher Rosario, 128th Dist.
Rep. Mary G. Fritz, 90th Dist.
Rep. Elizabeth A. Boukus, 22nd Dist.
Rep. Linda M. Gentile, 104th Dist.
Rep. Hilda E. Santiago, 84th Dist.
Rep. Kathleen M. McCarty, 38th Dist.
Rep. Larry B. Butler, 72nd Dist.
Rep. David A. Baram, 15th Dist.
Rep. Terry B. Adams, 146th Dist.
Sen. Martin M. Looney, 11th Dist.
Sen. Timothy D. Larson, 3rd Dist.
Sen. Paul R. Doyle, 9th Dist.
Sen. Terry B. Gerratana, 6th Dist.
Sen. Bob Duff, 25th Dist.
Sen. Marilyn Moore, 22nd Dist.
Sen. Carlo Leone, 27th Dist.
Sen. Edwin A. Gomes, 23rd Dist.
Sen. Joseph J. Crisco, 17th Dist.
Rep. Joseph C. Serra, 33rd Dist.
Rep. Jeff Currey, 11th Dist.

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