House Bill #7235 (2018)

AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION -- CERTIFICATION OF TEACHERS

Directs the department of education to utilize the federal governments troops to teachers program.

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  • 2018 – H 7235
  • 2018 – H 7235 SUBSTITUTE A
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  • S T A T E O F R H O D E I S L A N D
  • IN GENERAL ASSEMBLY
  • JANUARY SESSION, A.D. 2018
  • IN GENERAL ASSEMBLY
  • JANUARY SESSION, A.D. 2018
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  • A N A C T
  • RELATING TO EDUCATION - CERTIFICATION OF TEACHERS
  • Introduced By: Representatives Vella-Wilkinson, McLaughlin, Nardolillo, Lancia, and
  • RELATING TO EDUCATION CERTIFICATION OF TEACHERS
  • Introduced By: Representatives Vella-Wilkinson, McLaughlin, Nardolillo, Lancia, and
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  • Date Introduced: January 19, 2018
  • Referred To: House Health, Education & Welfare
  • Date Introduced: January 19, 2018
  • Referred To: House Health, Education & Welfare
  • It is enacted by the General Assembly as follows:
  • SECTION 1. Chapter 16-11 of the General Laws entitled "Certification of Teachers [See Title 16 Chapter 97 - The Rhode Island Board Of Education Act]" is hereby amended by adding thereto the following section:
  • 16-11-8. Recruitment and selection of teachers - Troops to teachers.
  • (a) The Rhode Island department of education shall, as part of its certification of qualified candidates, utilize the Troops to Teachers (TTT) program whose oversight is provided by the United States Department of Defense and managed by the defense activity for non-traditional educational support (DANTES).
  • (b) The commissioner shall implement whatever rules and regulations including the creation of necessary forms and applications required to implement the provisions of this section.
  • SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon passage.
  • SECTION 1. Chapter 16-11 of the General Laws entitled "Certification of Teachers [See Title 16 Chapter 97 - The Rhode Island Board Of Education Act]" is hereby amended by adding thereto the following section:
  • 16-11-8. Recruitment and selection of teachers - Troops to teachers.
  • (a) The Rhode Island department of education shall, as part of its certification of qualified candidates, utilize, and apply for available grants with, the Troops to Teachers (TTT) program whose oversight is provided by the United States Department of Defense and managed by the Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Educational Support (DANTES).
  • (b) The implementation of the TTT program pursuant to this section shall be contingent upon federal funding. State funds or appropriations shall not be utilized in connection with the implementation of this section.
  • (c) The commissioner shall promulgate whatever rules and regulations including the creation of necessary forms and applications that are required to carry out the provisions of this section.
  • SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon passage.
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  • EXPLANATION
  • EXPLANATION
  • BY THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL
  • OF
  • A N A C T
  • RELATING TO EDUCATION - CERTIFICATION OF TEACHERS
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  • This act would direct the department of education to utilize the federal governments troops to teachers program.
  • This act would take effect upon passage. ======== LC003863 ========
  • OF
  • A N A C T
  • RELATING TO EDUCATION CERTIFICATION OF TEACHERS
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  • This act would direct the department of education to utilize the federal government's Troops to Teachers program, and would further provide that the implementation of the program would be contingent on federal funding.
  • This act would take effect upon passage. ======== LC003863/SUB A/2 ========

Votes

NOTE: Electronic voting records are unofficial and may not be accurate. For an official vote tally, check the House or Senate Journal from the day of the vote.

Floor vote for PASSAGE

May 29, 2018 at 4:53pm
Yeas: 73 / Nays: 0 / Not voting: 2 / Recused: 0
Legislator Vote
Rep. Abney Y
Rep. Ackerman Y
Rep. Ajello Y
Rep. Almeida Y
Rep. Amore Y
Rep. Azzinaro Y
Rep. Barros Y
Rep. Bennett Y
Rep. Blazejewski Y
Rep. Canario Y
Rep. Carson Y
Rep. Casey Y
Rep. Casimiro Y
Rep. Chippendale Y
Rep. Corvese Y
Rep. Costantino Y
Rep. Coughlin Y
Rep. Craven Y
Rep. Cunha Y
Rep. Diaz Y
Rep. Donovan Y
Rep. Edwards Y
Rep. Fellela Y
Rep. Filippi Y
Rep. Fogarty Y
Rep. Giarrusso Y
Rep. Handy Y
Rep. Hearn Y
Rep. Hull Y
Rep. Jacquard NV
Rep. Johnston Y
Rep. Kazarian Y
Rep. Keable Y
Rep. Kennedy Y
Rep. Knight Y
Rep. Lancia Y
Rep. Lima Y
Rep. Lombardi Y
Rep. Maldonado Y
Rep. Marshall Y
Rep. Marszalkowski Y
Rep. Mattiello Y
Rep. McEntee Y
Rep. McKiernan Y
Rep. McLaughlin Y
Rep. McNamara Y
Rep. Mendonca Y
Rep. Messier Y
Rep. Morgan Y
Rep. Morin Y
Rep. Nardolillo Y
Rep. Newberry Y
Rep. Nunes Y
Rep. O'Brien Y
Rep. O'Grady Y
Rep. Perez Y
Rep. Phillips Y
Rep. Price Y
Rep. Quattrocchi NV
Rep. Ranglin-Vassell Y
Rep. Regunberg Y
Rep. Roberts Y
Rep. Ruggiero Y
Rep. Serpa Y
Rep. Shanley Y
Rep. Shekarchi Y
Rep. Slater Y
Rep. Solomon Y
Rep. Tanzi Y
Rep. Tobon Y
Rep. Ucci Y
Rep. Vella-Wilkinson Y
Rep. Walsh Y
Rep. Williams Y
Rep. Winfield Y

Floor vote for Passage In Concurrence

June 23, 2018 at 9:12pm
Yeas: 25 / Nays: 0 / Not voting: 12 / Recused: 0
Legislator Vote
Sen. Algiere NV
Sen. Archambault Y
Sen. Calkin Y
Sen. Cano Y
Sen. Ciccone Y
Sen. Conley NV
Sen. Cote NV
Sen. Coyne NV
Sen. Crowley Y
Sen. DaPonte NV
Sen. DiPalma Y
Sen. Euer Y
Sen. Felag NV
Sen. Fogarty NV
Sen. Gallo Y
Sen. Gee NV
Sen. Goldin Y
Sen. Goodwin Y
Sen. Jabour Y
Sen. Lombardi NV
Sen. Lombardo Y
Sen. Lynch Prata Y
Sen. McCaffrey Y
Sen. Metts Y
Sen. Miller NV
Sen. Morgan NV
Sen. Nesselbush Y
Sen. Paolino Y
Sen. Pearson Y
Sen. Picard Y
Sen. Quezada Y
Sen. Raptakis Y
Sen. Ruggerio Y
Sen. Satchell NV
Sen. Seveney Y
Sen. Sheehan Y
Sen. Sosnowski Y