June 9, 2009, Introduced by Reps. Womack and Rogers and referred to the Committee on Labor.
A bill to amend 1976 PA 451, entitled
"The revised school code,"
(MCL 380.1 to 380.1852) by adding section 1535b.
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF MICHIGAN ENACT:
Sec. 1535b. If the superintendent of public instruction has
information that a person who holds a teaching certificate that is
valid in this state has engaged or participated in a strike
prohibited by section 2 of the public employment relations act, MCL
423.202, the superintendent of public instruction shall do all of
(a) Within 10 days after the inception of the strike or after
receiving information that the person has engaged or participated
in a strike, notify the person that his or her teaching certificate
may be suspended for a period of at least 2 years, or revoked, for
engaging or participating in the strike and of his or her right to
a hearing before the superintendent of public instruction under the
administrative procedures act of 1969, 1969 PA 306, MCL 24.201 to
(b) If the person does not avail himself or herself of this
right to a hearing within 15 working days after receipt of this
written notification, permanently revoke the person's teaching
(c) If a hearing takes place, complete the proceedings and
make a final decision and order within 120 working days after
receiving the request for a hearing. If the superintendent of
public instruction determines as a result of the hearing that the
person has engaged or participated in a strike in violation of
section 2 of 1947 PA 336, MCL 423.202, the superintendent of public
instruction shall suspend the person's teaching certificate for at
least 2 years and may permanently revoke the person's teaching
certificate, depending on his or her determination as to the
severity of the offense.
Enacting section 1. This amendatory act does not take effect
unless Senate Bill No.____ or House Bill No. 5050(request no.
01707'09) of the 95th Legislature is enacted into law.