Legislation watch

Search all years.

2016 House Bill 5387: Give force to illegal teacher strike sanctions

Public Act 194 of 2016

Introduced by Rep. Daniela Garcia (R) on February 18, 2016
To include more rigorous sanctions and more certain procedures for Detroit school teachers who participate in an illegal strike. The bill is part of a House proposal to overhaul the Detroit school district (see House Bill 5384), and would also prohibit collective bargaining between unions and the district over school calendars and schedules; teacher work assignments, discipline and performance assessments; and school board privatization decisions.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Appropriations Committee on February 18, 2016
Reported in the House on May 3, 2016
With the recommendation that the substitute (H-2) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Amendment offered by Rep. Pam Faris (D) on May 5, 2016
To require the Detroit school district to engage in collective bargaining with the teachers union over work schedules and school calendars. The bill would make this a prohibited subject of bargaining.
The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on May 5, 2016
Amendment offered by Rep. Lana Theis (R) on May 5, 2016
To authorize a schoolchild's parent or the state Superintendent of Public Instruction to initiate sanction proceedings against teacher union members who are engaging in an illegal strike.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on May 5, 2016
Passed 59 to 49 in the House on May 5, 2016.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
To include more rigorous sanctions and more certain procedures for Detroit school teachers who participate in an illegal strike. The bill is part of a House proposal to overhaul the Detroit school district and would essentially cancel the current collective bargaining between unions and the Detroit district as part of the governance changes in House Bill 5384.
Received in the Senate on May 10, 2016
Referred to the Senate on May 10, 2016
Received in the House on June 2, 2016
Amendment offered by Rep. Aric Nesbitt (R) on June 2, 2016
The vote by which the House passed the bill.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on June 2, 2016
Substitute offered by Rep. Daniela Garcia (R) on June 2, 2016
To adopt a version of the bill that does not include the Detroit-specific provisions but just creates the more certain illegal strike sanctions statewide.
The substitute passed by voice vote in the House on June 2, 2016
Passed 58 to 50 in the House on June 2, 2016.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
To authorize more rigorous sanctions and more certain procedures for public school teachers who participate in an illegal strike.
Received in the Senate on June 8, 2016
Referred to the Senate on June 8, 2016
Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on June 21, 2016

Comments