1Amending the act of March 10, 1949 (P.L.30, No.14), entitled "An
2act relating to the public school system, including certain
3provisions applicable as well to private and parochial
4schools; amending, revising, consolidating and changing the
5laws relating thereto," in duties and powers of boards of
6school directors, providing for notice prior to approval of
7collective bargaining agreement.

8The General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
9hereby enacts as follows:

10Section 1. The act of March 10, 1949 (P.L.30, No.14), known
11as the Public School Code of 1949, is amended by adding a
12section to read:

13Section 1153-A. Notice Prior to Approval of Collective
14Bargaining Agreement.--(a) A board of school directors of any
15school district shall provide notice prior to voting upon any
16proposed collective bargaining agreement. The notice required
17under this section shall:

18(1) Be posted on the school district's publicly accessible
19Internet website beginning at least two (2) weeks prior to the
20public meeting of the board of school directors at which the
21board of school directors votes upon the proposed collective

1bargaining agreement and continuing at least until the
2conclusion of such public meeting.

3(2) Be published at least one (1) time in a newspaper of
4general circulation in the school district at least two (2)
5weeks prior to the public meeting of the board of school
6directors at which the board of school directors votes upon the
7proposed collective bargaining agreement.

8(3) Include the following:

9(i) a statement of the terms of the proposed collective
10bargaining agreement; and

11(ii) an estimate of the costs to the school district
12associated with the proposed collective bargaining agreement.

13(b) The notice requirements of this section shall not apply
14to section 1125-A(k).

15Section 2. This act shall take effect in 60 days.