Bill Summaries: all (2017-2018 Session)

  • Summary date: Apr 3 2017 - View summary

    Provides that occupational and physical therapists employed by public schools will receive a monthly salary for the 2017-18 fiscal year based on the salary schedule for "A" teachers, plus an additional percentage ranging from 35% to 45% based on years of experience. Provides that occupational and physical therapists who were public school employees and compensated in the 2016-17 school year will receive at least the same level of funding toward their compensation as they did in that year.

    Appropriates $3 million in recurring funds from the General Fund to the Department of Public Instruction to be deposited in the allotments currently supporting public school occupational and physical therapists.

    Effective July 1, 2017.