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HB 101 - Education Law Amendments - Pennsylvania Key Vote

Eugene DePasquale voted Nay (Override of Veto) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Veto Override Passed (Senate) (42-7) - (Key vote)
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Title: Education Law Amendments

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to override a veto of a bill that proposes to amend the Public School Code Act of 1949.

Highlights:
-Requires that each school district submit to the Secretary of Education an annual financial report no later than the 31st day of October (Sec. 1). -Defines the "National Board for Professional Teaching Standards" (NBPTS) as an independent nonprofit to establish high teaching standards and to assess and certify teachers who meet those standards (Sec. 5). -Requires the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to do the following, to the extent that funds are available (Sec. 5):
    -Pay for all, or a portion of, NBPTS assessment fees for eligible teachers; and -Reimburse school districts for all, or a portion of, substitute fees for each day the eligible teacher was preparing for NBPTS certification.
-Requires teachers who have had NBPTS assessment fees paid, to complete certification or repay the fees. Additionally, teachers who have had fees paid and have received certification must serve as a teacher or administrator in Pennsylvania for at least 3 years or repay fees (Sec. 5).
Note:

NOTE: A SIMPLE MAJORITY IS REQUIRED TO OVERRIDE A GOVERNOR'S VETO.

Legislation - Veto Override Passed (House) (171-24) - (Key vote)
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Title: Education Law Amendments

Vote Result
Yea Votes
Nay Votes
Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to override a veto of a bill that proposes to amend the Public School Code Act of 1949.

Highlights:
-Requires that each school district submit to the Secretary of Education an annual financial report no later than the 31st day of October (Sec. 1). -Defines the "National Board for Professional Teaching Standards" (NBPTS) as an independent nonprofit to establish high teaching standards and to assess and certify teachers who meet those standards (Sec. 5). -Requires the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to do the following, to the extent that funds are available (Sec. 5):
    -Pay for all, or a portion of, NBPTS assessment fees for eligible teachers; and -Reimburse school districts for all, or a portion of, substitute fees for each day the eligible teacher was preparing for NBPTS certification.
-Requires teachers who have had NBPTS assessment fees paid, to complete certification or repay the fees. Additionally, teachers who have had fees paid and have received certification must serve as a teacher or administrator in Pennsylvania for at least 3 years or repay fees (Sec. 5).
Note:

NOTE: A SIMPLE MAJORITY IS REQUIRED TO OVERRIDE A GOVERNOR'S VETO.

Legislation - Vetoed (Executive) -
Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (House) (180-19) -
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (47-0) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (194-0) -
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Education Law Amendments

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