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      Bill Text
      Engrossment 1 – This is known as the engrossed bill that incorporates adopted amendments. The highest numbered engrossment is the final version that was considered for adoption.
     Statement of Purpose / Fiscal Note

EDUCATION – Amends, repeals and adds to existing law relating to education to revise a date; to revise provisions relating to the issuance of renewable contracts, to remove language relating to notice, to revise provisions relating to the length of a certain contract, to establish provisions relating to renewals for various terms and salaries of certain contracts, to provide that certain contracts shall be issued on or before a certain date, to provide for letters of intent for employment, to establish provisions relating to certain contracts renewed for a term shorter in length than stated in the current standard contract; to remove language relating to renewal of a contract at a reduced salary; to establish provisions relating to the issuance of annual contracts, categories of contracts, optional placement and written evaluations; and to establish provisions relating to the issuance of renewal contracts.
  01/30 Introduced; read first time; referred to JR for Printing  
  01/31 Reported Printed; referred to Education  
  03/26 Reported out of committee; to 14th Order for amendment  
  03/27 Placed in the Committee of the Whole  
  Reported out without recommendation, as amended  
  Amendments ordered printed; referred for engrossment  
  03/28 Amendments reported printed  
  Reported engrossed, filed for first reading, as amended  
  Read first time as amended, filed for Second Reading  
  03/29 Read second time as amended, filed for Third reading  
  Rules Suspended (2/3 Vote - Read in full as required) – PASSED - 21-14-0
AYES – Bair, Brackett, Cameron, Davis, Fulcher, Goedde, Guthrie, Hagedorn, Heider, Hill, Lakey, Lodge, McKenzie, Mortimer, Nuxoll, Patrick, Pearce, Rice, Siddoway, Thayn, Winder
NAYS – Bayer, Bock, Buckner-Webb, Durst, Johnson, Keough, Lacey, Martin, Nonini, Schmidt, Stennett, Tippets, Vick, Werk
Absent and excused – None
Floor Sponsor - Goedde
Title apvd - to House
  04/01 Received from the Senate, Filed for First Reading  
  Read First Time, Referred to Education  
  04/03 Reported out of Committee with Do Pass Recommendation, Filed for Second Reading  
  04/04 Read second time; Filed for Third Reading  
  Rules Suspended: Ayes 56 Nays 11 Abs/Excd 3, read three times – PASSED - 47-21-2
AYES – Anderson(31), Anderst, Andrus, Barbieri, Barrett, Bateman, Batt, Bell, Boyle, Clow, Collins, Crane, Dayley, DeMordaunt, Denney, Gestrin, Gibbs, Harris, Hartgen, Henderson, Hixon, Holtzclaw, Horman, Kauffman, Loertscher, Luker, Malek, McMillan, Mendive, Miller, Monks, Morse, Nielsen, Packer, Palmer, Patterson, Raybould, Romrell, Shepherd, Sims, Thompson, VanOrden, Vander Woude, Wood(27), Wood(35), Youngblood, Mr. Speaker
NAYS – Agidius, Anderson(01), Bolz, Burgoyne, Chew, Eskridge, Gannon, Hancey, King, Kloc, Meline, Moyle, Pence, Perry, Ringo, Rusche, Smith, Stevenson, Ward-Engelking, Wills, Woodings
Absent and excused – Erpelding, Trujillo
Floor Sponsor - Boyle
Title apvd - to Senate
  Returned From House Passed; referred to enrolling  
  Reported enrolled; signed by President; to House for signature of Speaker  
  Received from Senate; Signed by Speaker; Returned to Senate  
  Reported signed by the Speaker & ordered delivered to Governor  
  Reported delivered to Governor at 10 a.m. on 04/09/13  
  04/16 Signed by Governor on 04/16/13
    Session Law Chapter 353
    Effective: 04/16/13 Sections 1, 2 & 6;
07/01/14 Sections 3, 4 & 5