HB 1420-2_ Filed 02/23/2009, 07:21 Clere

Text Box

    PREVAILED      Roll Call No. _______
    FAILED        Ayes _______
    WITHDRAWN        Noes _______





    I move that House Bill 1420 be amended to read as follows:

SOURCE: Page 3, line 38; (09)MO142001.3. -->     Page 3, after line 38, begin a new paragraph and insert:
SOURCE: IC 20-28-5-16; (09)MO142001.2. -->     "SECTION 2. IC 20-28-5-16 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE AS A NEW SECTION TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2009]: Sec. 16. (a) This section applies after June 30, 2011, to an individual who is:
        (1) licensed under this chapter; and
        (2) employed by a governing body that chooses to establish a testing program under this section.
    (b) Beginning with the 2011-2012 school year and not more than one (1) time during each five (5) year period, an individual may request to be tested by a written examination to demonstrate the individual's increasing level of proficiency in the subject areas in which the individual teaches.
    (c) An individual who successfully demonstrates the individual's proficiency under subsection (b) is entitled to receive one thousand dollars ($1,000) each year for the five (5) years following the individual's demonstration of proficiency, paid to the individual by the governing body.

    (d) The advisory board shall recommend to the state board for adoption suitable examinations that test varying levels of teacher proficiency.
    Renumber all SECTIONS consecutively.
    (Reference is to HB 1420 as printed February 20, 2009.)


Representative Clere

MO142001/DI 71     2009