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Legislative Amendments


LEGISLATIVE AMENDMENT 1

Adopted as Amended

Section: IDEA Special Education
Page 11 Line 16

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NEA Supports federal legislation that encourages states to revise the pre-referral process for identification of all students who may be eligible for special education services and expedite the initiation of the special education assessment process.


LEGISLATIVE AMENDMENT 2

Defeated


LEGISLATIVE AMENDMENT 3

Adopted

Section: General Employee Rights
Page 22 Line 6

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NEA Supports “legislation that provides protection and support for lactating mothers.”


LEGISLATIVE AMENDMENT 4

Defeated


LEGISLATIVE AMENDMENT 5

Adopted

Section: Safe Schools
Page 6 Line 26

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NEA Opposes “legislation mandating arming educational professionals with firearms.”


LEGISLATIVE AMENDMENT 6

Adopted

Section: School Employee Rights
Page 19 Line 15

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NEA Supports “legislation that protects the privacy of educators by forbidding the inclusion of personally identifiable information in longitudinal data systems and other publically available databases that track student performance, evaluations and other data.


LEGISLATIVE AMENDMENT 7

Adopted

Section: School Employee Retirement Security
Page 20 Line 30-35

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NEA Supports “total repeal immediate and total repeal of the Social Security Offset/Government Pension Offset as well as proposals that provide incremental steps toward total repeal of the Government Pension Offset, which will establish to reinstate equity between public and private sector employees and to restore as well as restoring to eligible individuals and survivors the full Social Security benefit earned by their spouses;” “total repeal immediate and total elimination of the Social Security Offset/Windfall Elimination Provision as well as proposals that provide incremental steps toward total repeal of the Windfall Elimination Provision for members who have qualified for retirement or disability benefits from both Social Security and another government pension system;”


LEGISLATIVE AMENDMENT 8

Adopted as Modified

Section: General Employee Rights
Page 22 Line 6

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NEA Supports: legislation mandating employers to offer short-term disability policies that include maternity leave.


LEGISLATIVE AMENDMENT 9

Adopted as Modified

Section Youth Development
Page 4 Line 44

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NEA Supports: legislation to eliminate complete solitary confinement as a form of punishment for juvenile offenders incarcerated in juvenile detention facilities.