HOUSE BILL 438
54th legislature - STATE OF NEW MEXICO - first session, 2019
Harry Garcia and Eliseo Lee Alcon and Elizabeth "Liz" Thomson and Christine Trujillo and Rodolpho "Rudy" S. Martinez
RELATING TO SCHOOL PERSONNEL; CREATING A PREFERENCE FOR HIRING CERTAIN LOCAL SCHOOL EMPLOYEES WITH ATHLETIC COACHING LICENSES FOR COACHING POSITIONS.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF NEW MEXICO:
SECTION 1. A new section of the School Personnel Act is enacted to read:
"[NEW MATERIAL] PREFERENCE FOR HIRING--ATHLETIC COACHES.--For each vacant athletic coaching position in a school district, the school district shall give preference for hiring to a licensed school employee that has been employed by the district for the immediately preceding twelve months and holds an athletic coaching license issued by the department that is appropriate for the athletic coaching position."