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A85, R12, S588
Sponsors: Senators Peeler, Setzler, Hayes and Matthews
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Introduced in the Senate on March 17, 2009
Introduced in the House on March 26, 2009
Passed by the General Assembly on April 1, 2009
Governor's Action: April 7, 2009, Signed
Summary: Teacher hiring
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 3/17/2009 Senate Introduced and read first time SJ-3 3/17/2009 Senate Referred to Committee on Finance SJ-3 3/19/2009 Senate Committee report: Favorable Finance SJ-3 3/24/2009 Senate Read second time SJ-27 3/25/2009 Senate Read third time and sent to House SJ-13 3/26/2009 House Introduced, read first time, placed on calendar without reference HJ-10 3/31/2009 House Read second time HJ-70 4/1/2009 House Read third time and enrolled HJ-32 4/2/2009 Ratified R 12 4/7/2009 Signed By Governor 4/9/2009 Effective date 04/07/09 7/21/2009 Act No. 85
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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL
(A85, R12, S588)
A JOINT RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE DATE BY WHICH A SCHOOL DISTRICT MUST DECIDE WHETHER TO EMPLOY A TEACHER FOR THE 2009-2010 SCHOOL YEAR FROM APRIL FIFTEENTH TO MAY FIFTEENTH, TO PROVIDE THAT A TEACHER HAS TEN DAYS FOLLOWING RECEIPT OF WRITTEN NOTIFICATION OF AN OFFER TO ACCEPT THE CONTRACT, AND TO PROVIDE THAT A SCHOOL DISTRICT MAY UNIFORMLY NEGOTIATE SALARIES BELOW THE SCHOOL DISTRICT SALARY SCHEDULE FOR THE 2009-2010 SCHOOL YEAR FOR RETIRED TEACHERS WHO ARE NOT PARTICIPANTS IN THE TEACHER AND EMPLOYEE RETENTION INCENTIVE PROGRAM.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
School district notification of teacher employment May 15
SECTION 1. Notwithstanding Section 59-25-410, the boards of trustees of the several school districts shall decide and notify, in writing, the teachers, as defined in Section 59-1-130, in their employ concerning their employment for the 2009-2010 school year by May 15, 2009.
Teacher acceptance of employment offer
SECTION 2. Notwithstanding Section 59-25-420, any teacher who is reemployed by written notification pursuant to Section 59-25-410 shall notify the board of trustees in writing of his acceptance of the contract for the 2009-2010 school year no later than ten days following receipt of written notification. Failure on the part of the teacher to notify the board of acceptance within the specified time limit shall be conclusive evidence of the teacher's rejection of the contract.
Renegotiation of teacher salaries
SECTION 3. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, school districts may uniformly negotiate salaries below the school district salary schedule for the 2009-2010 school year for retired teachers who are not participants in the Teacher and Employee Retention Incentive Program.
SECTION 4. This joint resolution takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
Ratified the 2nd day of April, 2009.
Approved the 7th day of April, 2009.
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