Bill Text For HB1780 - Senate Floor Version

 1|                        SENATE FLOOR VERSION                           |
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 3|ENGROSSED HOUSE                                                        |
  |BILL NO. 1780                        By: McCall, Baker, Roberts        |
 4|                                         (Sean), Lawson, McBride,      |
  |                                         Cornwell, Davis and Marti     |
 5|                                         of the House                  |
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 6|                                         and                           |
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 7|                                         Treat and Pemberton of the    |
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10|       [ teacher compensation - Minimum Salary Schedule -              |
  |       certified personnel - effective date -     emergency ]          |
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14|BE IT ENACTED BY THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF OKLAHOMA:                  |
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15|    SECTION 1.     AMENDATORY     Section 3, Chapter 394, O.S.L.       |
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16|2013, as last amended by Section 1, Chapter 10, 2nd Extraordinary      |
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17|Session, O.S.L. 2018 (70 O.S. Supp. 2018, Section 18-114.14), is       |
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18|amended to read as follows:                                            |
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19|    Section 18-114.14  A.  Beginning with the 2018-2019 2019-2020      |
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20|school year, certified personnel, as defined in Section 26-103 of      |
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21|this title, in the public schools of Oklahoma shall receive in         |
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22|salary and/or fringe benefits not less than the amounts specified in   |
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23|the following schedule:                                                |
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24|                       MINIMUM SALARY SCHEDULE                         |
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 1|                            National                                   |
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 2|Years of      Bachelor's    Board             Master's     Doctor's    |
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 3|Experience    Degree        Certification     Degree       Degree      |
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 4|    0         $36,601       $37,759           $37,991      $39,381     |
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 5|    1         $37,035       $38,193           $38,425      $39,815     |
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 6|    2         $37,469       $38,628           $38,859      $40,249     |
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 7|    3         $37,904       $39,062           $39,294      $40,684     |
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 8|    4         $38,338       $39,496           $39,728      $41,118     |
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 9|    5         $38,810       $39,968           $40,200      $41,590     |
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10|    6         $39,273       $40,432           $40,663      $42,054     |
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11|    7         $39,737       $40,895           $41,127      $42,517     |
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12|    8         $40,200       $41,358           $41,590      $42,980     |
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13|    9         $40,663       $41,822           $42,054      $43,444     |
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14|    10        $41,684       $42,844           $43,568      $45,945     |
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15|    11        $42,177       $43,336           $44,061      $46,438     |
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16|    12        $42,670       $43,829           $44,554      $46,931     |
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17|    13        $43,162       $44,322           $45,047      $47,424     |
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18|    14        $43,655       $44,815           $45,539      $47,916     |
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19|    15        $44,167       $45,327           $46,052      $48,430     |
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20|    16        $44,660       $45,820           $46,545      $48,923     |
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21|    17        $45,153       $46,313           $47,038      $49,416     |
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22|    18        $45,646       $46,806           $47,531      $49,909     |
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23|    19        $46,139       $47,299           $48,024      $50,402     |
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24|    20        $46,652       $47,813           $48,538      $50,917     |
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 1|    21        $47,145       $48,306           $49,031      $51,410     |
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 2|    22        $47,639       $48,799           $49,524      $51,903     |
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 3|    23        $48,132       $49,292           $50,018      $52,397     |
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 4|    24        $48,625       $49,785           $50,511      $52,890     |
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 5|    25        $50,049       $51,232           $51,971      $54,395     |
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 6|    0         $37,801       $38,959           $39,191      $40,581     |
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 7|    1         $38,235       $39,393           $39,625      $41,015     |
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 8|    2         $38,669       $39,828           $40,059      $41,449     |
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 9|    3         $39,104       $40,262           $40,494      $41,884     |
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10|    4         $39,538       $40,696           $40,928      $42,318     |
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11|    5         $40,010       $41,168           $41,400      $42,790     |
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12|    6         $40,473       $41,632           $41,863      $43,254     |
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13|    7         $40,937       $42,095           $42,327      $43,717     |
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14|    8         $41,400       $42,558           $42,790      $44,180     |
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15|    9         $41,863       $43,022           $43,254      $44,644     |
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16|    10        $42,884       $44,044           $44,768      $47,145     |
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17|    11        $43,377       $44,536           $45,261      $47,638     |
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18|    12        $43,870       $45,029           $45,754      $48,131     |
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19|    13        $44,362       $45,522           $46,247      $48,624     |
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20|    14        $44,855       $46,015           $46,739      $49,116     |
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21|    15        $45,367       $46,527           $47,252      $49,630     |
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22|    16        $45,860       $47,020           $47,745      $50,123     |
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23|    17        $46,353       $47,513           $48,238      $50,616     |
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24|    18        $46,846       $48,006           $48,731      $51,109     |
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 1|    19        $47,339       $48,499           $49,224      $51,602     |
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 2|    20        $47,852       $49,013           $49,738      $52,117     |
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 3|    21        $48,345       $49,506           $50,231      $52,610     |
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 4|    22        $48,839       $49,999           $50,724      $53,103     |
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 5|    23        $49,332       $50,492           $51,218      $53,597     |
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 6|    24        $49,825       $50,985           $51,711      $54,090     |
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 7|    25        $51,249       $52,432           $53,171      $55,595     |
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 8|              Master's Degree +                                        |
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 9|Years of      National Board                                           |
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10|Experience    Certification                                            |
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11|    0         $39,149                                                  |
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12|    1         $39,583                                                  |
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13|    2         $40,018                                                  |
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14|    3         $40,452                                                  |
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15|    4         $40,886                                                  |
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16|    5         $41,358                                                  |
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17|    6         $41,822                                                  |
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18|    7         $42,285                                                  |
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19|    8         $42,749                                                  |
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20|    9         $43,212                                                  |
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21|    10        $44,728                                                  |
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22|    11        $45,221                                                  |
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23|    12        $45,713                                                  |
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24|    13        $46,206                                                  |
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 1|    14        $46,699                                                  |
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 2|    15        $47,212                                                  |
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 3|    16        $47,705                                                  |
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 4|    17        $48,198                                                  |
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 5|    18        $48,691                                                  |
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 6|    19        $49,184                                                  |
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 7|    20        $49,698                                                  |
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 8|    21        $50,192                                                  |
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 9|    22        $50,685                                                  |
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10|    23        $51,178                                                  |
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11|    24        $51,671                                                  |
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12|    25        $53,153                                                  |
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13|    0         $40,349                                                  |
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14|    1         $40,783                                                  |
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15|    2         $41,218                                                  |
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16|    3         $41,652                                                  |
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17|    4         $42,086                                                  |
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18|    5         $42,558                                                  |
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19|    6         $43,022                                                  |
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20|    7         $43,485                                                  |
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21|    8         $43,949                                                  |
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22|    9         $44,412                                                  |
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23|    10        $45,928                                                  |
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24|    11        $46,421                                                  |
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 1|    12        $46,913                                                  |
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 2|    13        $47,406                                                  |
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 3|    14        $47,899                                                  |
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 4|    15        $48,412                                                  |
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 5|    16        $48,905                                                  |
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 6|    17        $49,398                                                  |
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 7|    18        $49,891                                                  |
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 8|    19        $50,384                                                  |
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 9|    20        $50,898                                                  |
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10|    21        $51,392                                                  |
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11|    22        $51,885                                                  |
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12|    23        $52,378                                                  |
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13|    24        $52,871                                                  |
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14|    25        $54,353                                                  |
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15|    B.  1.  When determining the Minimum Salary Schedule, "fringe      |
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16|benefits" shall mean all or part of retirement benefits, excluding     |
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17|the contributions made pursuant to subsection A of Section 17-108.1    |
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18|of this title and the flexible benefit allowance pursuant to Section   |
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19|26-105 of this title from the flexible benefit allowance funds         |
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20|disbursed by the State Board of Education and the State Board of       |
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21|Career and Technology Education pursuant to Section 26-104 of this     |
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22|title.                                                                 |
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23|    2.  If a school district intends to provide retirement benefits    |
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24|to a teacher such that the teacher's salary would be less than the     |
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 1|amounts set forth in the minimum salary schedule Minimum Salary        |
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 2|Schedule specified in subsection A of this section, the district       |
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 3|shall be required to provide written notification to the teacher       |
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 4|prior to his or her employment or, if already employed by the          |
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 5|district, no later than thirty (30) days prior to the date the         |
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 6|district elects to provide retirement benefits such that the           |
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 7|teacher's salary would be less than the minimum salary schedule        |
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 8|Minimum Salary Schedule.                                               |
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 9|    C.  Any of the degrees referred to in this section shall be from   |
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10|a college recognized by the State Board of Education.  The Board       |
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11|shall accept teaching experience from out-of-state school districts    |
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12|that are accredited by the state board of education or appropriate     |
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13|state accrediting agency for the districts.  The Board shall accept    |
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14|teaching experience from out-of-country schools that are accredited    |
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15|or otherwise endorsed by the appropriate national or regional          |
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16|accrediting or endorsement authority.  Out-of-country certification    |
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17|documentation in a language other than English shall be analyzed by    |
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18|an educational credential evaluation service in accordance with        |
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19|industry standards and guidelines and approved by the State            |
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20|Department of Education.  The person seeking to have credit granted    |
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21|for out-of-country teaching experience shall be responsible for all    |
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22|costs of the analysis by a credential evaluation service.  The Board   |
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23|shall accept teaching experience from primary and secondary schools    |
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 1|that are operated by the United States Department of Defense or are    |
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 2|affiliated with the United States Department of State.                 |
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 3|    D.  For the purpose of state salary increments and retirement,     |
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 4|no teacher shall be granted credit for more than five (5) years of     |
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 5|active duty in the military service or out-of-state or                 |
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 6|out-of-country teaching experience as a certified teacher or its       |
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 7|equivalent.  Nothing in this section shall prohibit boards of          |
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 8|education from crediting more years of experience on district salary   |
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 9|schedules than those allowed for state purposes.                       |
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10|    E.  The State Board of Education shall recognize, for purposes     |
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11|of certification and salary increments, all the years of experience    |
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12|of a:                                                                  |
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13|    1.  Certified teacher who teaches in the educational program of    |
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14|the Department of Corrections, beginning with fiscal year 1981;        |
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15|    2.  Vocational rehabilitation counselor under the Department of    |
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16|Human Services if the counselor was employed as a certified teacher    |
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17|by the State Department of Education when the Division of Vocational   |
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18|Rehabilitation was transferred from the State Board of Career and      |
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19|Technology Education or the State Board of Education to the Oklahoma   |
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20|Public Welfare Commission on July 1, 1968;                             |
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21|    3.  Vocational rehabilitation counselor which were completed       |
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22|while employed by the Department of Human Services if such counselor   |
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23|was certified as a teacher or was eligible for certification as a      |
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24|teacher in Oklahoma;                                                   |
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 1|    4.  Certified teacher which were completed while employed by the   |
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 2|Department of Human Services Child Study Center at University          |
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 3|Hospital, if the teacher was certified as a teacher in Oklahoma; and   |
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 4|    5.  Certified school psychologist or psychometrist which were      |
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 5|completed while employed as a doctoral intern, psychological           |
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 6|assistant, or psychologist with any agency of the State of Oklahoma    |
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 7|if the experience primarily involved work with persons of school- or   |
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 8|preschool-age and if the person was, at the time the experience was    |
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 9|acquired, certified as, or eligible for certification as, a school     |
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10|psychologist or psychometrist.                                         |
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11|    F.  The provisions of this section shall not apply to teachers     |
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12|who have entered into postretirement employment with a public school   |
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13|in Oklahoma and are still receiving a monthly retirement benefit.      |
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14|    G.  If a person employed as certified personnel, as defined in     |
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15|Section 26-103 of this title, by a school district during the          |
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16|2017-2018 school year was receiving a salary above the step level      |
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17|indicated by the State Minimum Salary Schedule for the 2017-2018       |
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18|school year, the person shall receive a salary increase amount equal   |
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19|to the amount indicated in subsection A of this section for the step   |
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20|level indicated for the person, provided they remain employed by the   |
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21|same district, unless the hours or the duties of the certified         |
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22|personnel are reduced proportionately.                                 |
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23|    SECTION 2.  This act shall become effective July 1, 2019.          |
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 1|    SECTION 3.  It being immediately necessary for the preservation    |
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 2|of the public peace, health or safety, an emergency is hereby          |
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 3|declared to exist, by reason whereof this act shall take effect and    |
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 4|be in full force from and after its passage and approval.              |
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 5|COMMITTEE REPORT BY: COMMITTEE ON APPROPRIATIONS                       |
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