S.B. 82

House Floor Amendments

Amendment 1 March 6, 2012 4:59 PM

Representative Fred C. Cox proposes the following amendments:

1.    Page 1, Lines 18 through 25 :    

             18      association wants to participate in certain activities;
{       .    provides that a penalty may be recovered by an education employee association

             20      under certain circumstances;  

{   .    requires a school principal and a school district or charter school to each pay a

             22      penalty for failing to provide equal access to all education employee associations to
             23      distribute information, attend employee orientations, and solicit membership to the
             24      education employee association;  

             25          .    allows an employee to withdraw membership from an education employee

2.    Page 4, Lines 105 through 117 :    

             105          (iii) another education employee association attended the unplanned activity.
{   (9) If a school violates the provisions of this section, an education employee

             107      association may bring a civil action in a court having the appropriate jurisdiction for:
             108          (a) a civil penalty in the amount of $1,000 per violation, to be paid by the principal of
             109      the school where the violation occurred;
             110          (b) a civil penalty in an amount equal to the greater of the following, to be paid by the
             111      school district or charter school where the violation occurred:
             112          (i) $10,000; or
             113          (ii) if the education employee association proves a pattern of violations of this section,
             114      treble damages; and
             115          (c) enforcement of the provisions of this section.  

{   (10)   }        (9)       An employee may withdraw the employee's membership from an education

             117      employee association and receive a full refund of the employee's membership dues if:

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