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HB 243 - Ending New Enrollment in Bonus Program for Teachers' National Certification - Key Vote

Georgia Key Votes

Bill Cowsert voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

Read statements Bill Cowsert made in this general time period.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Ending New Enrollment in Bonus Program for Teachers' National Certification

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (32-17) - (Key vote)

Title: Ending New Enrollment in Bonus Program for Teachers' National Certification

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that limits eligibility for teachers' salary increases associated with receiving certification from the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards to persons who have enrolled in the process of seeking such certification on or before March 1, 2009.

Highlights:
-Specifies that an individual receiving a salary increase for holding national certification shall cease to receive it if he or she leaves a teaching position after March 1, 2009 (Sec. 1). -Specifies that any continued or further salary increases pursuant to the provisions of this bill shall be subject to appropriations by the General Assembly (Sec. 1).
Note:

NOTE: THIS IS A VOTE TO RECEDE FROM AMENDMENTS PASSED IN THIS CHAMBER AND PASS THE VERSION OF THE BILL THAT WAS ADOPTED BY THE OPPOSING CHAMBER.

Legislation - Concurrence Vote Failed (House) (34-122) -
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (31-23) -
Note:

NOTE: THIS VOTE RECONSIDERS A PREVIOUS VOTE.

Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (28-23) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (92-79) - (Key vote)

Title: Ending New Enrollment in Bonus Program for Teachers' National Certification

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that limits eligibility for teachers' salary increases associated with receiving certification from the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards to persons who have enrolled in the process of seeking such certification on or before March 1, 2009.

Highlights:
-Specifies that an individual receiving a salary increase for holding national certification shall cease to receive it if he or she leaves a teaching position after March 1, 2009 (Sec. 1). -Specifies that any continued or further salary increases pursuant to the provisions of this bill shall be subject to appropriations by the General Assembly (Sec. 1).
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Ending New Enrollment in Bonus Program for Teachers' National Certification

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