Substitute for Raised S.B. No. 455
Session Year 2018


To require the Department of Education to take certain actions to recruit and retain minority teachers, amend its regulations relating to teacher certification, issue a provisional educator certificate to certain holders of charter school educator permits, develop a definition of educator effectiveness and issue an initial educator certificate to applicants who have passed a relevant examination or completed advanced coursework, and to revise the membership of the minority teacher recruitment and retention task force.

Introduced by:
Education Committee

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Co-sponsors for Amendment LCO:

Bill History

 Date Action Taken
 5/31/2018Signed by the Governor
 5/17/2018Transmitted by Secretary of the State to Governor
 5/17/2018Transmitted to the Secretary of State
 5/16/2018(LCO)Public Act 18-34
 5/7/2018In Concurrence
 5/7/2018House Passed as Amended by Senate Amendment Schedule A
 5/7/2018House Adopted Senate Amendment Schedule A
 5/4/2018House Calendar Number 505
 5/4/2018Favorable Report, Tabled for the Calendar, House
 5/2/2018On Consent Calendar
 5/2/2018Senate Passed as Amended by Senate Amendment Schedule A
 5/2/2018Senate Adopted Senate Amendment Schedule A 4842
 4/12/2018(LCO)File Number 481
 4/12/2018Senate Calendar Number 282
 4/12/2018Favorable Report, Tabled for the Calendar, Senate
 4/12/2018(LCO)Reported Out of Legislative Commissioners' Office
 4/6/2018(LCO)Referred to Office of Legislative Research and Office of Fiscal Analysis 04/11/18 5:00 PM
 3/26/2018(LCO)Filed with Legislative Commissioners' Office
 3/23/2018(ED)Joint Favorable Substitute
 3/9/2018Public Hearing 03/14
 3/7/2018Referred to Joint Committee on Education

Co-sponsors of SB-455

Sen. George S. Logan, 17th Dist.
Rep. Juan R. Candelaria, 95th Dist.
Rep. Larry B. Butler, 72nd Dist.
Sen. Joan V. Hartley, 15th Dist.
Sen. Terry B. Gerratana, 6th Dist.
Rep. Matthew Ritter, 1st Dist.
Rep. Bobby G. Gibson, 15th Dist.
Rep. Josh Elliott, 88th Dist.
Rep. William A. Petit, 22nd Dist.
Rep. Gary Byron, 27th Dist.
Rep. Pam Staneski, 119th Dist.
Rep. Tami Zawistowski, 61st Dist.
Rep. Tom Delnicki, 14th Dist.
Rep. Kathleen M. McCarty, 38th Dist.
Rep. Joseph P. Gresko, 121st Dist.
Rep. Jeff Currey, 11th Dist.
Rep. Michael Ferguson, 138th Dist.
Rep. Andrew M. Fleischmann, 18th Dist.
Rep. Patricia A. Dillon, 92nd Dist.
Rep. Susan M. Johnson, 49th Dist.
Rep. Andre F. Baker, 124th Dist.
Rep. Terrie E. Wood, 141st Dist.
Rep. Kim Rose, 118th Dist.
Rep. Henry J. Genga, 10th Dist.
Rep. Noreen S. Kokoruda, 101st Dist.
Rep. Gregory Haddad, 54th Dist.
Rep. Peter A. Tercyak, 26th Dist.
Rep. Hilda E. Santiago, 84th Dist.
Rep. Stephanie E. Cummings, 74th Dist.
Rep. Joe Verrengia, 20th Dist.
Rep. Michael Winkler, 56th Dist.
Rep. Patricia Billie Miller, 145th Dist.
Sen. Michael A. McLachlan, 24th Dist.
Rep. Gail Lavielle, 143rd Dist.
Sen. Steve Cassano, 4th Dist.
Sen. Catherine A. Osten, 19th Dist.
Sen. Bob Duff, 25th Dist.
Sen. Heather B. Somers, 18th Dist.
Sen. Mae Flexer, 29th Dist.

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