H0688B0631A00324 MSP:EJH 04/25/23 #90 A00324
AMENDMENTS TO HOUSE BILL NO. 688
Sponsor: REPRESENTATIVE ROZZI
Printer's No. 631
Amend Bill, page 1, line 5, by striking out "Teach" and
inserting
Teacher Pipeline
Amend Bill, page 1, line 6, by inserting after "Program;"
and
Amend Bill, page 1, lines 7 and 8, by striking out "the State
System of Higher Education; and making an appropriation" and
inserting
certain institutions of higher education
Amend Bill, page 1, line 15, by striking out "TEACH" and
inserting
Teacher Pipeline
Amend Bill, page 2, by inserting between lines 20 and 21
"Institution of higher education." The term includes any of
the following:
(1) A community college operating under Article XIX-A.
(2) A university within the State System of Higher
Education established under Article XX-A.
(3) The Pennsylvania State University, the University of
Pittsburgh, Temple University, Lincoln University or any
other institution of higher education designated as "State-
related" by the Commonwealth.
(4) An institution of higher education operated not for
profit, located in and incorporated or chartered by the
Commonwealth and entitled to confer degrees as specified in 24
Pa.C.S. ยง 6505 (relating to power to confer degrees) and to
apply itself the designation "college" or "university" as
provided for by the standards and qualifications prescribed by
the State Board of Education under 24 Pa.C.S. Ch. 65 (relating
to private colleges, universities and seminaries).
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Amend Bill, page 2, line 21, by striking out "Teach" and
inserting
Teacher Pipeline
Amend Bill, page 2, lines 23 and 24, by striking out all of
said lines and inserting
"Public school entity." A school district, career and
technical school, intermediate unit, charter school, regional
charter school or cyber charter school.
"Teacher." An individual who holds an instructional
certificate issued by the Department of Education under this act
and is employed full time as a temporary professional or
professional employee by a public school entity and provides
learning experiences directly to students during the
instructional day.
Amend Bill, page 2, line 25, by striking out "Teach" and
inserting
Teacher Pipeline
Amend Bill, page 2, line 26, by striking out "Teach" and
inserting
Teacher Pipeline
Amend Bill, page 3, lines 4 and 5, by striking out "Pell
Grants"
Amend Bill, page 3, lines 7 through 16, by striking out "An
institution of the State" in line 7 and all of lines 8 through
16 and inserting
(1) An institution of higher education shall apply the
following student aid grants received by an eligible student
who is awarded a scholarship grant prior to applying a
scholarship grant under section 2004-L:
(i) Federal grants.
(ii) State grants.
(iii) Institutional aid.
(iv) Private scholarships.
(2) Scholarship grants awarded under section 2004-L and
student aid grants listed in paragraph (1) shall be applied
prior to work study or loan awards.
Amend Bill, page 3, line 20, by striking out "a university
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within the State system" and inserting
an institution of higher education
Amend Bill, page 3, line 25, by striking out "domicile" and
inserting
residence
Amend Bill, page 3, line 26, by inserting after "grant"
while attending an institution of higher education
Amend Bill, page 3, line 30, by inserting after "employment"
as a teacher
Amend Bill, page 4, line 3, by striking out "within this
Commonwealth" and inserting
as a teacher for a public school entity located in
this Commonwealth
Amend Bill, page 4, line 21, by striking out "university" and
inserting
institution of higher education
Amend Bill, page 4, line 23, by striking out "university" and
inserting
institution of higher education
Amend Bill, page 4, line 24, by striking out "university" and
inserting
institution of higher education
Amend Bill, page 4, lines 28 and 29, by striking out
"university within the State system " and inserting
institution of higher education in an eligible course of
study or program
Amend Bill, page 5, line 14, by striking out all of said line
and inserting
(c) Regulations and guidelines.--
(1) The agency shall adopt regulations,
Amend Bill, page 5, by inserting between lines 15 and 16
(2) The agency may establish guidelines and restrictions
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on the courses of study and programs eligible for
participation to ensure that the maximum number of students
receiving grants complete their degrees and enter an
education profession within this Commonwealth.
Amend Bill, page 5, line 21, by striking out "university
within the State system" and inserting
institution of higher education
Amend Bill, page 5, by inserting between lines 28 and 29
(iii) The number of grant recipients currently
employed by a public school entity after three years .
(iv) The number of grant recipients currently
employed by a public school entity after five years.
Amend Bill, page 5, line 29, by striking out "(iii)" and
inserting
(v)
Amend Bill, page 5, line 29, by inserting a period after
"agency"
Amend Bill, page 5, lines 29 and 30; page 6, lines 1 through
4; by striking out "or" in line 29, all of line 30 on page 5 and
all of lines 1 through 4 on page 6 and inserting
(e) Administrative costs.--From funds appropriated to the
agency for the program, the agency may retain a reasonable
amount necessary to pay for direct costs to implement the
program, not to exceed 5%. The agency shall include an estimate
of costs to administer the program within its annual submissions
under section 610 of the act of April 9, 1929 (P.L.177, No.175),
known as The Administrative Code of 1929.
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See A00324 in
the context
of HB0688