2015 House Bill 5159

Revise school “professional development” rules

Introduced in the House

Dec. 15, 2015

Introduced by Rep. Ken Yonker (R-72)

To penalize a school district that does not provide the “professional development” and continuing education requirements for public school teachers and administrators proposed by House Bills 5156 to 5158. The bill would authorize withholding part of a district's funding until it complied.

Referred to the Committee on Education

Feb. 4, 2016

Reported without amendment

With the recommendation that the substitute (H-2) be adopted and that the bill then pass.

March 3, 2016

Passed in the House 55 to 48 (details)

Received in the Senate

March 8, 2016

Referred to the Committee on Education