CHAPTER NO. 716

SENATE BILL NO. 2250

By Rochelle, Atchley, Burks, Carter, Clabough, Cohen, Cooper, Crowe, Crutchfield, Davis, Dixon, Elsea, Ford, Fowler, Gilbert, Graves, Harper, Haun, Haynes, Henry, Herron, Jordan, Kurita, Kyle, Leatherwood, McNally, Miller, Person, Ramsey, Springer, Williams, Womack, Mr. Speaker Wilder

Substituted for: House Bill No. 2620

By Davidson, Winningham, Curtiss, Windle, Caldwell, Boyer, McMillan, Kisber, Ronnie Cole, Head, McDaniel, Fraley, Rhinehart, Hood, Raymond Walker

AN ACT To amend Tennessee Code Annotated, Title 49, Chapter 5, Part 50, relative to the career ladder.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF TENNESSEE:

SECTION 1. Tennessee Code Annotated, Section 49-5-5004, is amended by deleting the word "and" at the end of subdivision (a)(1)(B), deleting the period at the end of subdivision (a)(1)(C) and substituting "; and" and adding a new subdivision (a)(1)(D), as follows:

(D) Any career level II teacher who attained the necessary scores for entrance into career level III by June 13, 1997, but who lacked the required years of experience as of June 13, 1997, and who continues to be employed after reaching the required years of service.

SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon becoming a law, the public welfare requiring it.

PASSED:

March 30, 1998

APPROVED this 8th day of April 1998