SB 22-1_ Filed 01/10/2008, 09:22

COMMITTEE REPORT




MADAM PRESIDENT:

    The Senate Committee on Education and Career Development, to which was referred Senate Bill No. 22, has had the same under consideration and begs leave to report the same back to the Senate with the recommendation that said bill be AMENDED as follows:

SOURCE: Page 1, line 4; (08)AM002201.1. -->     Page 1, line 4, delete "standard" and insert " practitioner's".
    Page 1, line 5, delete "middle school or high school".
    Page 1, line 7, after "degree" insert " from a regionally accredited postsecondary educational institution".
    Page 1, line 10, after "a" insert " middle school, high school, or college".
    Page 1, line 10, delete "setting, which may include experience" and insert " setting; and".
    Page 1, delete line 11.
    Page 1, between lines 12 and 13, begin a new paragraph and insert:
    " (b) An individual who receives an initial practitioner's license under this section may teach in the specific subject for which the individual is licensed only in:
        (1) high school; or
        (2) middle school, if the subject area is designated by the state board as having an insufficient supply of licensed teachers.
".
    Page 1, line 13, delete "(b)" and insert " (c)".
    Page 1, line 13, delete "standard" and insert " practitioner's".
    Page 1, line 14, delete "standard" and insert " practitioner's".
    Page 1, line 15, before "must" insert " or obtain a proficient practitioner's license".
    Page 1, line 15, delete "for license renewal".
    Page 1, line 16, delete "candidates for license renewal." and insert " candidates.".
    (Reference is to SB 22 as introduced.)

and when so amended that said bill do pass .

Committee Vote: Yeas 11, Nays 0.

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Senator Lubbers, Chairperson


AM 002201/DI 71    2008