06RS HB1


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HB 1/FN (BR 1182) - J. Richards, H. Moberly Jr, R. Adams, R. Adkins, A. Arnold, J. Arnold Jr, E. Ballard, J. Barrows, C. Belcher, J. Bruce, T. Burch, D. Butler, M. Cherry, L. Clark, H. Collins, J. Crenshaw, R. Damron, M. Denham, J. Draud, T. Edmonds, J. Gooch Jr, D. Graham, J. Gray, W. Hall, C. Hoffman, D. Horlander, J. Jenkins, D. Keene, Ji. Lee, G. Lindsay, M. Marzian, T. McKee, C. Meade, R. Meeks, C. Miller, R. Nelson, F. Nesler, D. Owens, R. Palumbo, D. Pasley, T. Pullin, R. Rand, F. Rasche, S. Riggs, T. Riner, A. Simpson, A. Smith, J. Stacy, K. Stein, T. Thompson, J. Wayne, M. Weaver, R. Webb, S. Westrom, R. Wilkey, B. Yonts

     AN ACT relating to teachers' salaries and making an appropriation therefor.
     Create a new section of KRS Chapter 157 to express the General Assembly's findings and goals relating to teachers' salaries; amend KRS 157.420 to specify cost-of-living increases for 2006-2007 and 2007-2008 school terms; appropriate $53 million in fiscal year 2006-2007 and $106 milllion in fiscal year 2007-2008 for salary equity; amend KRS 157.350 to delete specific reference to 185-day calendar; make changes to conform.


     HCS/FN - Retain original provisions; amend the cost-of-living adjustment made in fiscal year 2006-2007 from at least 3 percent to at least 2 percent of the average Kentucky teacher's salary in fiscal year 2005-2006; delete appropriation for salary equity increases in fiscal year 2006-2007; amend amount appropriated for teacher salary equity increases from $106,000,000 to $72,000,000 in fiscal year 2007-2008.

     HFA (1, H. Moberly Jr) - Amend language relating to the cost-of-living adjustment for teachers to provide that the adjustment equal at least $1,500 for each certified employee; amend language relating to salary equity increases to provide that the increase must equal at least $1,500 for each certified employee.

     Jan 10-introduced in House
     Jan 11-to Education (H)
     Jan 17-posted in committee; posting waived
     Jan 18-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Jan 19-2nd reading, to Rules; recommitted to Appropriations and Revenue (H)
     Mar 1-posted in committee
     Mar 7-reported favorably, to Rules with Committee Substitute ; floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute
     Mar 8-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 9, 2006
     Mar 10-3rd reading, passed 95-0 with Committee Substitute, floor amendment (1)
     Mar 13-received in Senate
     Mar 15-to Appropriations and Revenue (S)

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