View Amendment Current Amendment: 1 to Bill 5183

Rep. ALLISON proposes the following Amendment No. to H. 5183 (COUNCIL\WAB\5183C002.RT.WAB22):

Reference is to the bill as introduced.

Amend the bill, as and if amended, SECTION 2, by striking Section 59-29-640(J) and (K) and inserting:

/( J)Pending the issuance of a final order by the State Board in a proceeding pursuant to this section, no preliminary information gathered by the department concerning misconduct reasonably believed to constitute grounds for disciplinary action, including the name and certificate number of the certified educator, may be disclosed to any third party.

(K) If the State Board determines that the LEA knowingly violated Section 59-29-620, the:

(1) LEA shall enter into a corrective action plan that:

(a) identifies specific acts or steps the LEA will take to resolve the noncompliance;

(b) specifies deadlines for the completion of the required acts or steps; and

(c) specifies dates for submission of reports and documentation to the State Board verifying implementation; and

(2) State Board shall:

(a) monitor the corrective action plan to ensure the LEA complies with the terms of the plan;

(b) provide written notice to the LEA of any deficiencies in implementation and request immediate and appropriate action to address those deficiencies;

(c) require additions to the corrective action plan to address the failure of the LEA to fully implement commitments in the original plan when necessary; and

(d) conclude the monitoring of the corrective action plan when the State Board determines that the LEA fully has implemented the terms of the plan by providing written notification to the LEA.

(L) If the State Board determines the LEA knowingly violated Section 59-29-620 or the LEA fails to adhere to the corrective action plans, the department may withhold up to five percent of a LEA's funds appropriated as part of the State Aid Classrooms. /