View Amendment Current Amendment: 1 to Bill 516

Senator MASSEY proposed the following amendment (516R002.SP.ASM):

Amend the joint resolution, as and if amended, on page 2, by striking lines 29 through 37 and inserting:

/ (B) T he Department of Health and Environmental Control, in coordination with the Department of Education and local school districts, shall implement a plan that will offer the opportunity to certified teachers and school support staff to be fully vaccinated within thirty days of the effective date of this joint resolution.

(C) After certified teachers and support staff have been offered the opportunity to be fully vaccinated, every school district must offer five-day, in-person classroom instruction to students no later than March 22, 2021. /

Amend the joint resolution further, as and if amended, on page 3, line 3, by adding an appropriately lettered new subsection to read:

/ ( ) The thirty-seven thousand five hundred doses originally allocated for the long-term care facilities shall be set aside as a portion of the allocation for teacher vaccinations." /