Date Requested: January 27, 2015
Time Requested: 12:10 PM
Agency: Education, Department of
CBD Number: Version: Bill Number: Resolution Number:
2062 Introduced HB2005
CBD Subject: Education (K12)


Sources of Revenue:

General Fund

Legislation creates:

A New Program

Fiscal Note Summary

Effect this measure will have on costs and revenues of state government.

    The purpose of this bill is to amend and reenact §18A-3-1a and §18A-3-1b of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, all relating to alternative programs for the education of teachers; adding, clarifying and removing definitions; adding West Virginia Department of Education as additional option for alternative program partner; removing limit on program to positions in area of critical need and shortage; providing for rule making; removing language replicated in or conflicts with other statute provisions; requiring separate program review process; removing degree requirements in certain disciplines; removing requirements for minimum semester hours; requiring the method of instruction to be set forth in program plan; removing specific requirements for mentors and requiring professional support team to be set forth in program plan; authorizing certain existing support structures to be used; allowing options for charges to offset costs; clarifying initial hiring; requiring final decisions and recommendation on progress of program teacher reside with the principal; and making technical changes.

Fiscal Note Detail

Effect of Proposal Fiscal Year
Fiscal Year
(Upon Full
1. Estmated Total Cost 0 0 0
Personal Services 0 0 0
Current Expenses 0 0 0
Repairs and Alterations 0 0 0
Assets 0 0 0
Other 0 0 0
2. Estimated Total Revenues 0 0 0

Explanation of above estimates (including long-range effect):

    Due to uncertain provisions in this bill, an exact amount may not be determined at this time.



    Person submitting Fiscal Note: Brenda Freed
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