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Full Text of HB5175  100th General Assembly




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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 of
11higher learning, as follows: for the school year beginning July
121, 1980 and until June 30, 2019 thereafter, 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. Beginning July 1, 2019, in fixing the
16salaries of teachers, a school board shall pay those who serve
17on a full-time basis a rate not less than $40,000 per year.
18    Based upon previous public school experience in this State
19or any other state, territory, dependency or possession of the
20United States, or in schools operated by or under the auspices
21of the United States, teachers who serve on a full-time basis
22shall have their salaries increased to at least the following
23amounts above the starting salary for a teacher in such



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1district in the same classification: with less than a
2bachelor's degree, $750 after 5 years; with 120 semester hours
3or more and a bachelor's degree, $1,000 after 5 years and
4$1,600 after 8 years; with 150 semester hours or more and a
5master's degree, $1,250 after 5 years, $2,000 after 8 years and
6$2,750 after 13 years.
7    For the purpose of this Section a teacher's salary shall
8include any amount paid by the school district on behalf of the
9teacher, as teacher contributions, to the Teachers' Retirement
10System of the State of Illinois.
11    If a school board establishes a schedule for teachers'
12salaries based on education and experience, not inconsistent
13with this Section, all certificated nurses employed by that
14board shall be paid in accordance with the provisions of such
16    For purposes of this Section, a teacher who submits a
17certificate of completion to the school office prior to the
18first day of the school term shall be considered to have the
19degree stated in such certificate.
20(Source: P.A. 83-913.)