2022

LEGISLATE VIRTUAL CONGRESS

IN GENERAL ASSEMBLY

April 14, 2022

AN ACT

2023 Educator Reimbursement Act

Introduced By:

Date Introduced:

Referred to:

Helen Xiang

April 14, 2022, 6:29:24 PM

This bill will allocate funds to reimburse educators in K-12 public education for their personal contributions.

BE IT ENACTED BY LEGISLATE SENATORS VIRTUALLY ASSEMBLED THAT

Glossary of Terms:

Allocate: to distribute, award, or grant (resources or duties)

Funds: money or resources

Educator: a person who provides education, a teacher

Reimburse: repay, compensate

Personal Contributions: money taken out of a teacher’s personal account to better the learning environment of their classroom.

a. Grants will be provided to school districts at the end of every academic school year to be distributed towards teachers. Amount to be determined by the number of educators. teaching. A limit of $1000 will be implemented for each educator.

b. During each academic school year educators will be able to file all money spent on education taken from their own pocket and compensated. Educators should provide proof of payment through receipts, card statements, etc.

c. Only materials purchased to encourage or improve learning will be rewarded. Districts will judge at their discretion.

Punishments:

This bill will penalize districts choosing not to participate in a loss of funds.

Enforcement:

Enactment:

2023 Educator Reimbursement Act

will go into effect on

April 11, 2022, 4:00:00 AM

This bill shall go into effect on August 1, 2023.

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