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Full Text of SB1213  101st General Assembly


Rep. Katie Stuart

Filed: 5/21/2019





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2    AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend Senate Bill 1213 by replacing
3everything after the enacting clause with the following:
4    "Section 5. The School Code is amended by adding Section
524A-5.5 as follows:
6    (105 ILCS 5/24A-5.5 new)
7    Sec. 24A-5.5. Local appeal process for unsatisfactory
8ratings. Beginning with the first school year following the
9effective date of this amendatory Act of the 101st General
10Assembly, each school district shall, in good faith cooperation
11with its teachers or, if applicable, through good faith
12bargaining with the exclusive bargaining representative of its
13teachers, develop and implement an appeals process for
14"unsatisfactory" ratings under Section 24A-5 that includes,
15but is not limited to, an assessment of the original rating by
16a panel of qualified evaluators agreed to by the joint



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1committee referred to in subsection (b) of Section 24A-4 that
2has the power to revoke the "unsatisfactory" rating it deems to
3be erroneous. The joint committee shall determine the criteria
4for successful appeals; however, the issuance of a rating to
5replace an "unsatisfactory" rating must be determined through
6bargaining between the exclusive bargaining representative, if
7any, and the school district.
8    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
9becoming law.".