Substitute for Raised S.B. No. 381
Session Year 2024


To (1) establish a minimum starting annual salary for teacher; (2) provide a state subsidy to school districts to cover the cost of implementing the new minimum starting salary for teachers; (3) provide COVID-19 recognition payments to teachers who were providing instruction during the pandemic; (4) include a certified teacher on the Governor's Workforce Council; (5) amend the charge of the Connecticut Advisory Council for Teacher Professional Standards; (6) make revisions to the process by which retired teachers are elected to the Teachers' Retirement Board; (7) add a just cause standard and require a neutral hearing officer in teacher contract termination hearings; (8) require a single arbitrator for arbitration hearings; and (9) provide teachers with some discretion in their responsibility as mandated reporters.

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Education Committee

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Bill History

 Date Action Taken
 4/22/2024(LCO)File Number 572
 4/22/2024Senate Calendar Number 351
 4/22/2024Favorable Report, Tabled for the Calendar, Senate
 4/22/2024(LCO)Reported Out of Legislative Commissioners' Office
 4/15/2024(LCO)Referred to Office of Legislative Research and Office of Fiscal Analysis 04/22/24 12:00 PM
 4/5/2024(LCO)Filed with Legislative Commissioners' Office
 4/4/2024(APP)Joint Favorable Substitute
 3/25/2024Favorable Change of Reference, House to Committee on Appropriations
 3/25/2024Favorable Change of Reference, Senate to Committee on Appropriations
 3/25/2024(LCO)Reported Out of Legislative Commissioners' Office
 3/22/2024(LCO)Filed with Legislative Commissioners' Office
 3/20/2024(ED)Joint Favorable Substitute Change of Reference Appropriations
 3/8/2024Public Hearing 03/13
 3/7/2024Referred to Joint Committee on Education

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