General Assembly: 83 (2009 Regular GA) - Chapter 68 - Teacher compensation


Published: 2009-04-17

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CH. 68CH. 68

CHAPTER 68 TEACHER COMPENSATION

S.F. 445

AN ACT relating to teacher compensation by requiring school corporations to incorporate teacher compensation into individual salary schedules and by eliminating the educational excellence program.

Be It Enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Iowa:

Section 1. Section 256.21, unnumbered paragraph 4, Code 2009, is amended to read as fol- lows: A sabbatical grant to a teacher shall be equal to the costs to the school district of the teacher’s

regular compensation as defined in section 294A.2 annual salary specified in a teacher’s con- tract pursuant to the salary schedule adopted by the board of directors or negotiated under chapter 20 plus the cost to the district of the fringe benefits of the teacher. The grant shall be paid to the school district, and the district shall continue to pay the teacher’s regular compen- sation aswell as the cost to the district of the substitute teacher. Teachers andboards of school districts are encouraged to seek funding from other sources to pay the costs of sabbaticals for teachers. Grant moneys are miscellaneous income for purposes of chapter 257.

Sec. 2. Section 257.9, subsection 6, Code 2009, is amended to read as follows: 6. TEACHER SALARY SUPPLEMENT STATE COST PER PUPIL. For the budget year be-

ginning July 1, 2009, for the teacher salary supplement state cost per pupil, the department of management shall add together the teacher compensation allocationmade to each district for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2008, pursuant to section 284.13, subsection 1, paragraph “h”, and the phase II allocationmade to each district for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2008, pur- suant to section 294A.9, Code 2009, and divide that sum by the statewide total budget enroll- ment for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2009. The teacher salary supplement state cost per pupil for the budget year beginning July 1, 2010, and succeeding budget years, shall be the amount calculated by the department of management under this subsection for the base year plus an allowable growth amount that is equal to the teacher salary supplement categorical state percent of growth, pursuant to section 257.8, subsection 2, for the budget year,multiplied by the amount calculated by thedepartment ofmanagement under this subsection for the base year.

Sec. 3. Section 257.10, subsection 9, paragraph a, Code 2009, is amended to read as fol- lows: a. For the budget year beginning July 1, 2009, the department of management shall add to-

gether the teacher compensation allocationmade to each district for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2008, pursuant to section 284.13, subsection 1, paragraph “h”, and the phase II alloca- tionmade to each district for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2008, pursuant to section 294A.9, Code 2009, and divide that sum by the district’s budget enrollment in the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2009, to determine the teacher salary supplement district cost per pupil. For the budget year beginning July 1, 2010, and succeeding budget years, the teacher salary supplement dis- trict cost per pupil for each school district for a budget year is the teacher salary supplement programdistrict cost perpupil for thebase yearplus the teacher salary supplement state allow- able growth amount for the budget year.

Sec. 4. Section 257.10, subsection 9, paragraph d, Code 2009, is amended to read as fol- lows: d. The For the budget year beginning July 1, 2009, the use of the funds calculated under this

subsection shall comply with the requirements of chapters chapter 284 and 294A and shall be

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distributed to teachers pursuant to section 284.7 284.3A. For the budget year beginning July 1, 2010, and succeeding budget years, the use of the funds calculated under this subsection shall comply with the requirements of chapter 284 and shall be distributed to teachers pursu- ant to section 284.3A.

Sec. 5. Section 257.37A, subsection 1, paragraph a, Code 2009, is amended to read as fol- lows: a. For the budget year beginning July 1, 2009, the department of management shall add to-

gether the teacher compensation allocationmade to each area education agency for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2008, pursuant to section 284.13, subsection 1, paragraph “i”, and the phase II allocation made to each area education agency for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2008, pursuant to section 294A.9, Code 2009, and divide that sumby the special education sup- port services weighted enrollment in the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2009, to determine the area education agency teacher salary supplement cost per pupil. For the budget year begin- ning July 1, 2010, and succeeding budget years, the area education agency teacher salary sup- plement district cost per pupil for each area education agency for a budget year is the area edu- cation agency teacher salary supplement district cost per pupil for the base year plus the area education agency teacher salary supplement state allowable growth amount for the budget year.

Sec. 6. Section 257.37A, subsection 1, paragraph d, Code 2009, is amended to read as fol- lows: d. The For the budget year beginning July 1, 2009, the use of the funds calculated under this

subsection shall comply with requirements of chapters chapter 284 and 294A and shall be dis- tributed to teachers pursuant to section 284.7 284.3A. For the budget year beginning July 1, 2010, and succeeding budget years, the use of the funds calculated under this subsection shall comply with the requirements of chapter 284 and shall be distributed to teachers pursuant to section 284.3A.

Sec. 7. Section 257.51, Code 2009, is amended to read as follows: 257.51 CATEGORICAL STATE APPROPRIATIONS. For the budget year beginning July 1, 2009, and succeeding budget years, if the general as-

semblymakes an appropriation pursuant to section 284.13, subsection 1, paragraph “h” or “i”, or for the phase II allocation pursuant to section 294A.9, or for professional development pur- suant to section 284.13, subsection 1, paragraph “d”, or for early intervention pursuant to sec- tion 256D.4, the department of management shall recalculate the formulas in section 257.9, subsections 6 through 10; section 257.10, subsections 9, 10, and 11; and section 257.37A.

Sec. 8. Section 284.7, subsection 5, Code 2009, is amended by striking the subsection.

Sec. 9. NEW SECTION. 284.3A TEACHER COMPENSATION— SINGLE SALARY SYS- TEM. 1. a. For the school year beginning July 1, 2009, if the licensed employees of a school district

or area education agency receiving funds pursuant to sections 257.10 and 257.37A are orga- nized under chapter 20 for collective bargaining purposes, the school board and the certified bargaining representative for the licensed employees shall negotiate the distribution of the funds among the teachers employed by the school district or area education agency according to chapter 20. b. If the licensed employees of a school district or area education agency are not organized

for collective bargaining purposes, the board of directors shall determine themethod of distri- bution of such funds. c. For the school years beginning July 1, 2008, and July 1, 2009, a school district or area edu-

cation agency receiving funds pursuant to sections 257.10 and 257.37A, shall determine the amount to be paid to teachers in accordance with this subsection and the amount determined

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to be paid to an individual teacher shall be divided evenly by the appropriate number of pay periods and paid in each pay period of the fiscal year beginning with the October payroll. 2. a. For the school budget year beginning July 1, 2010, and each succeeding school year,

school districts and area education agencies shall combine payments made to teachers under sections 257.10 and 257.37A with regular wages and create one salary system. If a school dis- trict or area education agencyuses a salary schedule, one salary schedule shall be used for reg- ular wages and for distribution of payments under sections 257.10 and 257.37A, incorporating the salary minimums required in section 284.7. b. If the licensed employees of a school district or area education agency are organized un-

der chapter 20 for collective bargaining purposes, the creation of the new salary system shall be subject to the scope of negotiations specified in section 20.9. A reduction in the teacher salary supplement per pupil amount shall also be subject to the scope of negotiations specified in section 20.9. c. If the licensed employees of a school district or area education agency are not organized

for collective bargaining purposes, the board of directors shall create the new salary system. The board of directors shall determine adjustments in salaries resulting from a reduction in the teacher salary supplement per pupil amount. 3. A school district or area education agency shall not be required to maintain a separate

account within its budget based on source of funds for payments received and expenditures made pursuant to this section. The school district or area education agency shall annually cer- tify to the department of education that funding received pursuant to sections 257.10 and 257.37A was expended on salaries for qualified teachers.

Sec. 10. Section 294A.9, subsection 9, Code 2009, is amended by striking the subsection and inserting in lieu thereof the following: 9. This section is repealed June 30, 2009.1

Sec. 11. 1. Sections 294A.1 through 294A.6, 294A.8, 294A.21, and 294A.25, Code 2009, are repealed. 2. Anymoneys remaining in the educational excellence fund established in section 294A.3,

Code 2009, shall be distributed as directed pursuant to that section.

Approved April 17, 2009

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CH. 69CH. 69

CHAPTER 69 PRACTICE OF PHARMACY

AND INTERNET SITE TERMINOLOGY

H.F. 381

AN ACT relating to the practice of pharmacy by establishing a registration program for phar- macy support persons and regulating the internet sale of prescription products, including a program of registration of pharmacy internet sites, making penalties applicable, and es- tablishing a general definition for the term “internet site”.

Be It Enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Iowa:

Section 1. Section 4.1, Code 2009, is amended by adding the following new subsection: NEWSUBSECTION. 9B. “Internet site”means a specific location on the internet that is de-

termined by internet protocol numbers, by a domain name, or by both, including but not limit- ed to domain names that use the designations “.com”, “.edu”, “.gov”, “.org”, and “.net”.

___________________ 1 See chapter 179, §50, 53 herein