TEACHERS
Missouri House of Representatives
94th General Assembly, 1st Regular Session (2007)
Bills Indexed by Subject
TEACHERS


HB 214 --- Sponsor: Cunningham, Jane
Creates the Teacher Choice Compensation Package which will make salary stipends available to teachers who qualify based on measurable superior performance
HB 228 --- Sponsor: Thomson, Mike --- CoSponsor: Onder, Bob
Broadens the reporting of acts of school violence
HB 417 --- Sponsor: Cunningham, Jane --- CoSponsor: Muschany, T. Scott
Changes the laws regarding teacher certification in finance and establishes guidelines regarding the evaluation of student credentials when transferring into a school district
HB 469 --- Sponsor: Wallace, Maynard --- CoSponsor: Wilson, Kevin
Changes the laws regarding school safety and liability
HB 481 --- Sponsor: Sutherland, Mike
Establishes the Commissioner's Advisory Council on Teacher Quality within the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
HB 531 --- Sponsor: Smith, Jason --- CoSponsor: Day, David
Raises by $500 the state-funded portion of the teacher payment in the Career Ladder Program and exempts the additional money from local matching requirements
HB 562 --- Sponsor: Yates, Brian David
Allows an instructional coach, who is employed for professional development purposes, to participate in the Missouri Career Development and Teacher Excellence Plan, known as Career Ladder
HB 620 --- Sponsor: Muschany, T. Scott --- CoSponsor: Cunningham, Jane
Requires the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education to create an additional procedure for teacher certification and mentoring standards for beginning teachers and principals
HB 625 --- Sponsor: Dempsey, Tom --- CoSponsor: Hubbard, Rodney R.
Extends the election date for a certain retirement option under the Public School Retirement System of Missouri
HB 689 --- Sponsor: Baker, Brian
Requires the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education to create mentoring stardards for beginning teachers and principals
HB 824 --- Sponsor: Muschany, T. Scott --- CoSponsor: Cunningham, Jane
Changes the laws regarding school emergency procedures
HB 864 --- Sponsor: Guest, Jim --- CoSponsor: Sater, David
Authorizes an income tax credit for certain health care professionals and teachers
HB 898 --- Sponsor: Bringer, Rachel
Makes the criminal background check and fingerprinting for teachers valid for one year even if they move to another district or change their type of certification
HB 940 --- Sponsor: Robb, Ed --- CoSponsor: Baker, Brian
Establishes the Teach for Missouri Act which allows for certain teachers who teach in provisionally or unaccredited school districts to receive a stipend to be applied to their student loans
HB 971 --- Sponsor: Pollock, Darrell --- CoSponsor: Wright, Billy Pat
Requires the consent of a parent before his or her child is allowed to participate in a school club or organization
HB 1047 --- Sponsor: Cunningham, Jane
Allows principals of provisionally accredited or unaccredited school districts to refuse a teacher's request to transfer to another school
HB 1048 --- Sponsor: Cunningham, Jane
Establishes the Teacher Bill of Rights Act which prohibits teacher associations from using payroll deductions for political campaign purposes without written consent of the teacher
HB 1064 --- Sponsor: Hunter, Steve
Requires requests by school district employees for deductions from their wages to certain organizations to be renewed at least once a year and that the deductions must be for charitable contributions
HB 1082 --- Sponsor: Lampe, Sara --- CoSponsor: Daus, Michael
Changes the laws regarding bullying in schools
HB 1155 --- Sponsor: Wright-Jones, Robin
Allows the board of trustees of the Public School Retirement System of the City of St. Louis to increase benefits for retired members under certain circumstances
HB 1161 --- Sponsor: Cunningham, Jane
Adds participation in a strike to the list of reasons for which a tenured teacher may be dismissed
HB 1220 --- Sponsor: Cunningham, Jane --- CoSponsor: Nieves, Brian D.
Requires certificated teachers to submit documentation to the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education every five years showing adequate scores on certain assessments
HB 1222 --- Sponsor: Cunningham, Jane --- CoSponsor: Hunter, Steve
Prohibits public school teachers from lobbying the General Assembly during their class periods unless they pay the substitute teacher's salary
HCR 41 --- Sponsor: Baker, Judy --- CoSponsor: Spreng, Michael
Recommends that elementary, secondary, and postsecondary instructor training and development programs contain instruction on mental health and social and emotional learning competencies
SB 6 --- Sponsor: Loudon, John
Establishes the "Safe Schools Fund" and allows local school districts to utilize such moneys for a variety of safety-related expenses
SB 64 --- Sponsor: Goodman, Jack
Authorizes school districts to set school opening date up to a certain date prior to Labor Day and provides for exemption to make-up days requirement based on inclement weather
SB 111 --- Sponsor: Rupp, Scott T.
Eliminates the Missouri Advisory Council of Certification for Educators and replaces it with a Commissioner's Advisory Council on Teacher Quality
SB 116 --- Sponsor: Griesheimer, John E.
Alters the benefits afforded retired teachers who are 70 years old and older
SB 136 --- Sponsor: Nodler, Gary
Eliminates the Missouri Advisory Council of Certification for Educators and replaces it with a Commissioner's Advisory Council on Teacher Quality
SB 137 --- Sponsor: Bray, Joan
Allows the hiring of a retired teacher to work up to full-time without losing their retirement benefits
SB 146 --- Sponsor: Bray, Joan
Creates the "Public Employee Due Process Act"
SB 203 --- Sponsor: Lager, Brad
Adds an additional $500 annual payment to teachers under the Career Ladder Program
SB 244 --- Sponsor: Mayer, Robert
Extends the termination date for certain alternative retirement provisions in the teacher and school employee retirement systems
SB 389 --- Sponsor: Nodler, Gary
Modifies several provisions regarding the state's higher education system
SB 399 --- Sponsor: Crowell, Jason
Modifies the liability protections for school employees and volunteers
SB 435 --- Sponsor: Rupp, Scott T.
Requires captioning of electronic video instructional material
SB 443 --- Sponsor: Smith, Jeff
Creates the "Teach for Missouri Act"
SB 480 --- Sponsor: Ridgeway, Luann
Requires the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education to develop mentoring standards for beginning teachers and principals and creates an alternative mechanism for teacher certification
SB 539 --- Sponsor: Justus, Jolie L.
Modifies requirements for anti-bullying policies of local school districts
SB 561 --- Sponsor: Engler, Kevin
Alters provisions regarding teacher termination hearings
SB 623 --- Sponsor: Coleman, Maida
Modifies provisions regarding certain teacher and state employee retirement systems
SB 646 --- Sponsor: Wilson, Yvonne S.
Modifies the definition of "bullying" in a public school's "anti-bullying" policy to include cyberbullying
SB 663 --- Sponsor: Barnitz, Frank A.
Requires the board of education to promulgate a rule to allow spouses of military members to receive a provisional teacher's license
SJR 12 --- Sponsor: Crowell, Jason
Alters the composition of the state Board of Education

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