2nd Engrossment - 83rd Legislature (2003 - 2004) Posted on 12/15/2009 12:00am
1.1 A bill for an act 1.2 relating to education; encouraging retired teachers to 1.3 serve as short-call substitute teachers; amending 1.4 Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 122A.18, subdivision 1.5 7a. 1.6 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: 1.7 Section 1. Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 122A.18, 1.8 subdivision 7a, is amended to read: 1.9 Subd. 7a. [PERMISSION TO SUBSTITUTE TEACH.] (a) The board 1.10 of teaching may allow a person who is enrolled in and making 1.11 satisfactory progress in a board-approved teacher program and 1.12 who has successfully completed student teaching to be employed 1.13 as a short-call substitute teacher. 1.14 (b) The board of teaching may issue a lifetime qualified 1.15 short-call substitute teaching license to a person who: 1.16 (1) was a qualified teacher under section 122A.16 while 1.17 holding a continuing five-year teaching license issued by the 1.18 board, and receives a retirement annuity from the teachers 1.19 retirement association, the Minneapolis teachers retirement fund 1.20 association, the St. Paul teachers retirement fund association, 1.21 or the Duluth teachers retirement fund association; 1.22 (2) holds an out-of-state teaching license and receives a 1.23 retirement annuity as a result of the person's teaching 1.24 experience; or 1.25 (3) held a continuing five-year license issued by the 2.1 board, taught at least three school years in an accredited 2.2 nonpublic school in Minnesota, and receives a retirement annuity 2.3 as a result of the person's teaching experience. 2.4 A person holding a lifetime qualified short-call substitute 2.5 teaching license is not required to complete continuing 2.6 education clock hours. A person holding this license may 2.7 reapply to the board for a continuing five-year license and must 2.8 again complete continuing education clock hours one school year 2.9 after receiving the continuing five-year license. 2.10 [EFFECTIVE DATE.] This section is effective for the 2.11 2003-2004 school year.