Maine Revised Statutes

§13024. Approval for person paid to work in school

1. Approval.  A person paid to work in a school in a position that does not require certification or authorization must be issued an approval by the department. This section applies to:
A. Personnel employed in a public school or an approved private school as regular or substitute employees; [2005, c. 457, Pt. FF, §3 (NEW).]
B. Personnel in a private school that enrolls more than 60% of its students at public expense; [2005, c. 457, Pt. FF, §3 (NEW).]
C. Personnel employed by or serving the school administrative unit as contracted service providers; and [2005, c. 662, Pt. A, §38 (AMD).]
D. Personnel for whom certification or authorization is not required prior to being hired or being placed under contract by a public school or an intermediate educational unit. [2005, c. 662, Pt. A, §39 (RPR).]
E. [2005, c. 662, Pt. A, §40 (RP).]
[ 2005, c. 662, Pt. A, §§38-40 (AMD) .]
2. Qualifications.  The commissioner shall adopt rules to define the function, eligibility, term and renewal of the approval under subsection 1. Rules adopted pursuant to this subsection are routine technical rules as defined in Title 5, chapter 375, subchapter 2-A.
[ 2005, c. 457, Pt. FF, §3 (NEW) .]
3. Fees.  The commissioner shall assess fees for approvals under subsection 1. The fee is $15 for the initial approval and for renewal.
[ 2005, c. 457, Pt. FF, §3 (NEW) .]
2005, c. 457, §FF3 (NEW). 2005, c. 662, §§A38-40 (AMD).