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Full Text of HB5175  100th General Assembly


Rep. Jay Hoffman

Filed: 4/25/2018





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2    AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend House Bill 5175 by replacing
3everything after the enacting clause with the following:
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 thereafter, less than a bachelor's degree, $9,000;
13120 semester hours or more and a bachelor's degree, $10,000;
14150 semester hours or more and a master's degree, $11,000.
15Beginning July 1, 2018, in fixing the salaries of teachers, it
16shall be the goal of the State of Illinois to ensure that the



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1minimum, full-time basis rate paid under this paragraph shall
2be $40,000 per year by July 1, 2025.
3    Based upon previous public school experience in this State
4or any other state, territory, dependency or possession of the
5United States, or in schools operated by or under the auspices
6of the United States, teachers who serve on a full-time basis
7shall have their salaries increased to at least the following
8amounts above the starting salary for a teacher in such
9district in the same classification: with less than a
10bachelor's degree, $750 after 5 years; with 120 semester hours
11or more and a bachelor's degree, $1,000 after 5 years and
12$1,600 after 8 years; with 150 semester hours or more and a
13master's degree, $1,250 after 5 years, $2,000 after 8 years and
14$2,750 after 13 years.
15    For the purpose of this Section a teacher's salary shall
16include any amount paid by the school district on behalf of the
17teacher, as teacher contributions, to the Teachers' Retirement
18System of the State of Illinois.
19    If a school board establishes a schedule for teachers'
20salaries based on education and experience, not inconsistent
21with this Section, all certificated nurses employed by that
22board shall be paid in accordance with the provisions of such
24    For purposes of this Section, a teacher who submits a
25certificate of completion to the school office prior to the
26first day of the school term shall be considered to have the



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1degree stated in such certificate.
2(Source: P.A. 83-913.)
3    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect July 1,