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H. B. 2746


          (By Delegates Craig, Stephens, Morgan, Perry, Iaquinta, Ferro, Pethtel, Fragale, Longstreth, Sumner and Miller)

          [Introduced February 27, 2013; referred to the
          Committee on Education then Finance.]


A BILL to amend and reenact §18A-4-2 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to extending the Teachers' State Minimum Salary Schedule and equity supplements from thirty- five to forty years.
Be it enacted by the Legislature of West Virginia:
     That §18A-4-2 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, be amended and reenacted to read as follows:
ARTICLE 4. SALARIES, WAGES AND OTHER BENEFITS.
§18A-4-2. State minimum salaries for teachers.

          (a) Beginning July 1, 2011, and continuing thereafter, Each teacher shall receive the amount prescribed in the State Minimum Salary Schedule as set forth in this section, specific additional amounts prescribed in this section or article and any county supplement in effect in a county pursuant to section five-a of this article during the contract year.
STATE MINIMUM SALARY SCHEDULE
(1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) (7) (8) (9) (10) (11)
Years 4th 3rd 2nd   A.B.   M.A. M.A. M.A. Doc-
Exp. Class Class Class A.B. +15 M.A. +15 +30 +45 torate
0 26,917 27,606 27,872 29,315 30,076 31,843 32,604 33,365 34,126 35,161
1 27,245 27,934 28,200 29,833 30,594 32,362 33,123 33,883 34,644 35,679
2 27,574 28,262 28,528 30,352 31,113 32,880 33,641 34,402 35,163 36,198
3 27,902 28,590 28,856 30,871 31,631 33,399 34,160 34,920 35,681 36,716
4 28,474 29,162 29,428 31,633 32,394 34,162 34,923 35,683 36,444 37,479
5 28,802 29,490 29,756 32,152 32,913 34,680 35,441 36,202 36,963 37,998
6 29,130 29,818 30,084 32,670 33,431 35,199 35,960 36,720 37,481 38,516
7 29,458 30,147 30,412 33,189 33,950 35,717 36,478 37,239 38,000 39,035
8 29,786 30,475 30,741 33,707 34,468 36,236 36,997 37,757 38,518 39,553
9 30,114 30,803 31,069 34,226 34,987 36,754 37,515 38,276 39,037 40,072
10 30,443 31,131 31,397 34,746 35,506 37,274 38,035 38,796 39,556 40,591
11 30,771 31,459 31,725 35,264 36,025 37,793 38,553 39,314 40,075 41,110
12 31,099 31,787 32,053 35,783 36,543 38,311 39,072 39,833 40,593 41,628
13 31,427 32,115 32,381 36,301 37,062 38,830 39,590 40,351 41,112 42,147
14 31,755 32,443 32,709 36,820 37,580 39,348 40,109 40,870 41,630 42,665
15 32,083 32,771 33,037 37,338 38,099 39,867 40,627 41,388 42,149 43,184
16 32,411 33,099 33,365 37,857 38,617 40,385 41,146 41,907 42,667 43,702
17 32,739 33,428 33,693 38,375 39,136 40,904 41,665 42,425 43,186 44,221
18 33,067 33,756 34,022 38,894 39,655 41,422 42,183 42,944 43,705 44,740
19 33,395 34,084 34,350 39,412 40,173 41,941 42,702 43,462 44,223 45,258
20 33,723 34,412 34,678 39,931 40,692 42,459 43,220 43,981 44,742 45,777
21 34,052 34,740 35,006 40,449 41,210 42,978 43,739 44,499 45,260 46,295
22 34,380 35,068 35,334 40,968 41,729 43,496 44,257 45,018 45,779 46,814
23 34,708 35,396 35,662 41,487 42,247 44,015 44,776 45,536 46,297 47,332
24 35,036 35,724 35,990 42,005 42,766 44,534 45,294 46,055 46,816 47,851
25 35,364 36,052 36,318 42,524 43,284 45,052 45,813 46,574 47,334 48,369
26 35,692 36,380 36,646 43,042 43,803 45,571 46,331 47,092 47,853 48,888
27 36,020 36,708 36,974 43,561 44,321 46,089 46,850 47,611 48,371 49,406
28 36,348 37,037 37,302 44,079 44,840 46,608 47,368 48,129 48,890 49,925
29 36,676 37,365 37,631 44,598 45,358 47,126 47,887 48,648 49,408 50,443
30 37,004 37,693 37,959 45,116 45,877 47,645 48,405 49,166 49,927 50,962
31 37,333 38,021 38,287 45,635 46,396 48,163 48,924 49,685 50,445 51,480
32 37,661 38,349 38,615 46,153 46,914 48,682 49,443 50,203 50,964 51,999
33 37,989 38,677 38,943 46,672 47,433 49,200 49,961 50,722 51,483 52,518
34 38,317 39,005 39,271 47,190 47,951 49,719 50,480 51,240 52,001 53,036
35 38,645 39,333 39,599 47,709 48,470 50,237 50,998 51,759 52,520 53,555
36 38,973 39,661 39,927 48,228 48,989 50,756 51,517 52,278 53,039 54,074
37 39,301 39,989 40,255 48,747 49,508 51,275 52,036 52,797 53,558 54,593
38 39,629 40,317 40,583 49,266 50,027 51,794 52,555 53,316 54,077 55,112
39 39,957 40,645 40,911 49,785 50,546 52,313 53,074 53,835 54,596 55,631
40 40,285 40,973 41,239 50,304 51,065 52,832 53,593 54,354 55,115 56,150
          (b) Six hundred dollars shall be paid annually to each classroom teacher who has at least twenty years of teaching experience. The payments: (i) Shall be Are in addition to any amounts prescribed in the applicable state minimum salary schedule; (ii) shall be paid in equal monthly installments; and (iii) shall be considered are a part of the state minimum salaries for teachers.
          (c) To meet the objective of salary equity among the counties as set forth in section five of this article, each teacher shall be paid an equity supplement amount as applicable for his or her classification of certification or classification of training and years of experience as follows, subject to the provisions of that section:
          (1) For "4th Class" at zero years of experience, $1,781. An additional $38 shall be paid for each year of experience up to and including thirty-five forty years of experience;
          (2) For "3rd Class" at zero years of experience, $1,796. An additional $67 shall be paid for each year of experience up to and including thirty-five forty years of experience;
          (3) For "2nd Class" at zero years of experience, $1,877. An additional $69 shall be paid for each year of experience up to and including thirty-five forty years of experience;
          (4) For "A. B." at zero years of experience, $2,360. An additional $69 shall be paid for each year of experience up to and including thirty-five forty years of experience;
          (5) For "A. B. + 15" at zero years of experience, $2,452. An additional $69 shall be paid for each year of experience up to and including thirty-five forty years of experience;
          (6) For "M. A." at zero years of experience, $2,644. An additional $69 shall be paid for each year of experience up to and including thirty-five forty years of experience;
          (7) For "M. A. + 15" at zero years of experience, $2,740. An additional $69 shall be paid for each year of experience up to and including thirty-five forty years of experience;
          (8) For "M. A. + 30" at zero years of experience, $2,836. An additional $69 shall be paid for each year of experience up to and including thirty-five forty years of experience;
          (9) For "M. A. + 45" at zero years of experience, $2,836. An additional $69 shall be paid for each year of experience up to and including thirty-five forty years of experience; and
          (10) For "Doctorate" at zero years of experience, $2,927. An additional $69 shall be paid for each year of experience up to and including thirty-five forty years of experience.
          These payments: (i) Shall be Are in addition to any amounts prescribed in the applicable State Minimum Salary Schedule, any specific additional amounts prescribed in this section and article and any county supplement in effect in a county pursuant to section five-a of this article; (ii) shall be paid in equal monthly installments; and (iii) shall be considered are a part of the state minimum salaries for teachers.
          (d) The amendments made to this section during the regular session of the Legislature in 2013 are effective beginning with the 2013-14 school year.


               
          NOTE: The purpose of this bill is to extend the Teachers' State Minimum Salary Schedule and equity supplements from thirty- five to forty years.

          Strike-throughs indicate language that would be stricken from the present law, and underscoring indicates new language that would be added.
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