Introduced in House Passed House Introduced in Senate Passed Senate Became Law
12/29/2019        

Teachers; required to be compensated at or above national average.

Requires public school teachers to be compensated at a rate that is at or above the national average. Under current law, compensation at such rate is aspirational. The foregoing provisions of the bill have a delayed effective date of July 1, 2025. The bill requires funding to be provided on an incremental basis pursuant to the general appropriation act to implement such teacher compensation rate by the effective date.

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12/29/2019 House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20102564D Open

            

2020 SESSION

    20102564D
    HOUSE BILL NO. 233
    Offered January 8, 2020
    Prefiled December 29, 2019
    A BILL to amend and reenact � 22.1-289.1 of the Code of Virginia, relating to teacher compensation; at or above national average.
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    Patrons-- Mugler, Avoli, Cole, J.G., Coyner, Hope, Jenkins, Lopez, Rasoul, Samirah, Simonds, Subramanyam and Ward
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    Referred to Committee on Education
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    Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

    1. That � 22.1-289.1 of the Code of Virginia is amended and reenacted as follows:

    22.1-289.1. Teacher compensation; biennial review required.

    It is a goal of the Commonwealth that its public Public school teachers shall be compensated at a rate that is competitive in order to attract and keep highly qualified teachers. As used in this section, "competitive" means, at a minimum, at or above the national average teacher salary. The Director of Human Resource Management shall conduct a biennial review of the compensation of teachers and other occupations requiring similar education and training and shall consider the Commonwealths compensation for teachers relative to member states in the Southern Regional Education Board. The results of these reviews shall be reported to the Governor, the General Assembly, and the Board of Education by June 1 of each odd-numbered year.

    2. That the provisions of the first enactment of this act shall become effective on July 1, 2025.

    3. That state funding shall be provided on an incremental basis pursuant to the general appropriation act to implement the provisions of the first enactment of this act by July 1, 2025.

    Picture Name From Date Type
    Martha M. Mugler D-Richmond Sponsor
    Jeion A. Ward D-Richmond Cosponsor
    Suhas Subramanyam D-Richmond Cosponsor
    Shelly A. Simonds D-Richmond Cosponsor
    Ibraheem S. Samirah D-Richmond Cosponsor
    Sam Rasoul D-Richmond Cosponsor
    Alfonso H. Lopez D-Richmond Cosponsor
    Clinton L. Jenkins D-Richmond Cosponsor
    Patrick A. Hope D-Richmond Cosponsor
    Carrie E. Coyner R-Richmond Cosponsor
    Joshua G. Cole D-Richmond Cosponsor
    G. John Avoli R-Richmond Cosponsor
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    Date Branch Action
    01/27/2020 House House: Subcommittee recommends laying on the table (4-Y 3-N)
    01/15/2020 House House: Assigned Education sub: SOL and SOQ
    12/29/2019 House House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20102564D
    12/29/2019 House House: Referred to Committee on Education
    Summary
    Congress - Bill Number Major Title
    Branch Vote Date Yes No Not Voting
    House 1/15/2020 12:00:00 AM 4 3 0
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    Start Description.
    Requires public school teachers to be compensated at a rate that is at or above the national average. Under current law, compensation at such rate is aspirational. The foregoing provisions of the bill have a delayed effective date of July 1, 2025. The bill requires funding to be provided on an incremental basis pursuant to the general appropriation act to implement such teacher compensation rate by the effective date.
    End Description.

    Bill TEXT Points.
    This Bill has been listed with the following Subjects from Texts:
    Teachers


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    Teacher compensation; biennial review required


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