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HB 4628 - Amends Collective Bargaining Rights for Public Teachers - Key Vote

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Amends Collective Bargaining Rights for Public Teachers

Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (House) (58-50) - (Key vote)

Title: Amends Collective Bargaining Rights for Public Teachers

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to concur with Senate amendments and pass a bill that prohibits collective bargaining agreements between public school teachers' unions and school representatives from covering certain topics related to teacher evaluation and dismissal.

Highlights:
  • Prohibits collective bargaining agreements between teachers' unions and school representatives from including discussion on certain subjects including, but not limited to, the following (Sec. 1):
    • The placement of teachers;
    • Procedures regarding personnel decisions if a reduction in the teaching force is necessary;
    • The development and implementation of a public school employer's performance evaluation system;
    • Policies regarding the discharge or discipline of an employee;
    • Decisions about the timing, format, or number of classroom observations;
    • Policies regarding the method of compensation for performance-based compensation; or
    • Decisions regarding parental notification.
Note:

NOTE: THIS IS A SUBSTITUTE BILL, MEANING THE LANGUAGE OF THE ORIGINAL BILL HAS BEEN REPLACED. THE DEGREE TO WHICH THE SUBSTITUTE BILL TEXT DIFFERS FROM THE PREVIOUS VERSION OF THE TEXT CAN VARY GREATLY.

Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (20-18) - (Key vote)

Title: Amends Collective Bargaining Rights for Public Teachers

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that prohibits collective bargaining agreements between public school teachers' unions and school representatives from covering certain topics related to teacher evaluation and dismissal.

Highlights:
  • Prohibits collective bargaining agreements between teachers' unions and school representatives from including discussion on certain subjects including, but not limited to, the following (Sec. 1):
    • The placement of teachers;
    • Procedures regarding personnel decisions if a reduction in the teaching force is necessary;
    • The development and implementation of a public school employer's performance evaluation system;
    • Policies regarding the discharge or discipline of an employee;
    • Decisions about the timing, format, or number of classroom observations;
    • Policies regarding the method of compensation for performance-based compensation; or
    • Decisions regarding parental notification.
Note:

NOTE: THIS IS A SUBSTITUTE BILL, MEANING THE LANGUAGE OF THE ORIGINAL BILL HAS BEEN REPLACED. THE DEGREE TO WHICH THE SUBSTITUTE BILL TEXT DIFFERS FROM THE PREVIOUS VERSION OF THE TEXT CAN VARY GREATLY.

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (59-48) -
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Amends Collective Bargaining Rights for Public Teachers

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