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A97, R18, S629
Sponsors: Senators Sheheen, Setzler, Lourie, Coleman, Malloy, Reese, Anderson, Hayes, Courson, Matthews, Land, Nicholson and Ford
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Introduced in the Senate on March 1, 2011
Introduced in the House on March 30, 2011
Last Amended on March 24, 2011
Passed by the General Assembly on April 1, 2011
Governor's Action: April 12, 2011, Signed
Summary: Time frame in which to notify teachers of employment
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 3/1/2011 Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 3) 3/1/2011 Senate Referred to Committee on Education (Senate Journal-page 3) 3/22/2011 Senate Recalled from Committee on Education (Senate Journal-page 7) 3/24/2011 Senate Amended (Senate Journal-page 26) 3/24/2011 Senate Read second time (Senate Journal-page 26) 3/24/2011 Senate Roll call Ayes-40 Nays-0 (Senate Journal-page 26) 3/29/2011 Senate Read third time and sent to House (Senate Journal-page 7) 3/30/2011 House Introduced, read first time, placed on calendar without reference (House Journal-page 21) 3/31/2011 House Read second time (House Journal-page 34) 3/31/2011 House Unanimous consent for third reading on next legislative day (House Journal-page 34) 4/1/2011 House Read third time and enrolled (House Journal-page 2) 4/6/2011 Ratified R 18 4/12/2011 Signed By Governor 4/14/2011 Effective date 04/12/11 8/23/2011 Act No. 97
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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL
(A97, R18, S629)
A JOINT RESOLUTION TO REQUIRE LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICTS TO DECIDE AND NOTIFY TEACHERS OF THEIR EMPLOYMENT FOR THE 2011-2012 SCHOOL YEAR BY MAY 15, 2011; TO REQUIRE TEACHERS WHO ARE REEMPLOYED BY WRITTEN NOTIFICATION TO NOTIFY THE DISTRICT BOARD OF THEIR ACCEPTANCE WITHIN TEN DAYS OF RECEIPT OF WRITTEN NOTIFICATION OF EMPLOYMENT; TO ALLOW DISTRICTS TO UNIFORMLY NEGOTIATE SALARIES OF RETIRED TEACHERS BELOW THE DISTRICT SALARY SCHEDULE; AND TO PROVIDE FOR NOTIFICATION OF A TEACHER WHO IS BEING RECOMMENDED FOR FORMAL EVALUATION.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
Notification of teacher employment by May 15, 2011
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 2011-2012 school year by May 15, 2011.
Notification of 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 2011-2012 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 is conclusive evidence of the teacher's rejection of the contract.
Negotiation of retired teacher salaries
SECTION 3. Notwithstanding another provision of law, school districts uniformly may negotiate salaries below the school district salary schedule for the 2011-2012 school year for retired teachers.
Notification of teachers who are recommended for formal evaluation
SECTION 4. Notwithstanding regulation 43-205.1, a continuing-contract teacher who is being recommended for formal evaluation the following school year must be notified in writing on or before the date the school district issues the written offer of employment or reemployment.
SECTION 5. This joint resolution takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
Ratified the 6th day of April, 2011.
Approved the 12th day of April, 2011.
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