State of Illinois
92nd General Assembly

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 1        AN ACT concerning teachers.

 2        Be it enacted by the People of  the  State  of  Illinois,
 3    represented in the General Assembly:

 4        Section  1.   Short  title.  This Act may be cited as the
 5    Teacher's Fair Pay Act.

 6        Section 5.  Study.
 7        (a)  The State Board of Education shall conduct  a  study
 8    on  teacher salaries for all public school teachers in grades
 9    one through 12.  The study  shall  include  a  comparison  of
10    teacher  salaries among the following areas of the State: (i)
11    Cook  County,  (ii)  the  counties  of  DuPage,  Kane,  Lake,
12    McHenry, and Will, and (iii) the rest  of  the  State.   This
13    study  shall  compare  teacher  salaries  with  reference  to
14    cost-of-living  expenses  in  each of these areas in order to
15    determine  whether  teacher  salaries  in   each   area   are
16    commensurate with cost-of-living expenses in that area.
17        (b)  The  State  Board  of  Education  shall  report  the
18    results  of  this  study to the General Assembly on or before
19    December 31, 2001.

20        Section 99.  Effective date.  This Act takes effect  upon
21    becoming law.

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