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Full Text of SB3143  102nd General Assembly

SB3143 102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY

  
  

 


 
102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2021 and 2022
SB3143

 

Introduced 1/12/2022, by Sen. Meg Loughran Cappel

 

SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
 
105 ILCS 5/24-8  from Ch. 122, par. 24-8

    Amends the Employment of Teachers Article of the School Code. With respect to minimum salaries, provides that if a school board establishes a schedule for teachers' salaries based on education and experience, then all licensed paraprofessionals employed by that board shall be paid at least one-half of the teacher's rate in accordance with the provisions of such schedule. Effective immediately.


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A BILL FOR

 

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1    AN ACT concerning education.
 
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
 
4    Section 5. The School Code is amended by changing Section
524-8 as follows:
 
6    (105 ILCS 5/24-8)  (from Ch. 122, par. 24-8)
7    Sec. 24-8. Minimum salary. In fixing the salaries of
8teachers, school boards shall pay those who serve on a
9full-time basis not less than a rate for the school year that
10is based upon training completed in a recognized institution
11of higher learning, as follows: for the school year beginning
12July 1, 1980 and until the 2020-2021 school year, less than a
13bachelor's degree, $9,000; 120 semester hours or more and a
14bachelor's degree, $10,000; 150 semester hours or more and a
15master's degree, $11,000. In fixing the salaries of teachers,
16a school board shall pay those who serve on a full-time basis a
17rate not less than (i) $32,076 for the 2020-2021 school year,
18(ii) $34,576 for the 2021-2022 school year, (iii) $37,076 for
19the 2022-2023 school year, and (iv) $40,000 for the 2023-2024
20school year. The minimum salary rate for each school year
21thereafter, subject to review by the General Assembly, shall
22equal the minimum salary rate for the previous school year
23increased by a percentage equal to the percentage increase, if

 

 

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1any, in the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers for
2all items published by the United States Department of Labor
3for the previous school year.
4    On or before January 31, 2020, the Professional Review
5Panel created under Section 18-8.15 must submit a report to
6the General Assembly on how State funds and funds distributed
7under the evidence-based funding formula under Section 18-8.15
8may aid the financial effects of the changes made by this
9amendatory Act of the 101st General Assembly.
10    Based upon previous public school experience in this State
11or any other state, territory, dependency or possession of the
12United States, or in schools operated by or under the auspices
13of the United States, teachers who serve on a full-time basis
14shall have their salaries increased to at least the following
15amounts above the starting salary for a teacher in such
16district in the same classification: with less than a
17bachelor's degree, $750 after 5 years; with 120 semester hours
18or more and a bachelor's degree, $1,000 after 5 years and
19$1,600 after 8 years; with 150 semester hours or more and a
20master's degree, $1,250 after 5 years, $2,000 after 8 years
21and $2,750 after 13 years.
22    For the purpose of this Section a teacher's salary shall
23include any amount paid by the school district on behalf of the
24teacher, as teacher contributions, to the Teachers' Retirement
25System of the State of Illinois.
26    If a school board establishes a schedule for teachers'

 

 

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1salaries based on education and experience, not inconsistent
2with this Section, all certificated nurses employed by that
3board shall be paid in accordance with the provisions of such
4schedule. If a school board establishes a schedule for
5teachers' salaries based on education and experience, not
6inconsistent with this Section, then all licensed
7paraprofessionals employed by that board shall be paid at
8least one-half of the teacher's rate in accordance with the
9provisions of such schedule.
10    For purposes of this Section, a teacher who submits a
11certificate of completion to the school office prior to the
12first day of the school term shall be considered to have the
13degree stated in such certificate.
14(Source: P.A. 101-443, eff. 6-1-20.)
 
15    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
16becoming law.