View Amendment Current Amendment: 17a to Bill 5100
EXPLANATION: Allows retired certified Fire Academy instructors to return to work as a critical needs instructor without affecting monthly retirement allowance.

Amend the bill, as and if amended, Part IB, Section 117, GENERAL PROVISIONS, page 561, after line 3, by adding an appropriately numbered proviso to read:

/ (GP: Fire Academy Instructors) Any certified instructor of the South Carolina Fire Academy who has retired from the Police Officers Retirement System (PORS) or the South Carolina Retirement System (SCRS) on or before December 31, 2023, may return to employment at the South Carolina Fire Academy within the South Carolina Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation as a critical needs Fire Academy Instructor without affecting the monthly retirement allowance that they are receiving from PORS or SCRS. The South Carolina Fire Academy must develop guidelines and curriculum for these instructors to be recertified as fire academy instructors if they have been inactive for a year or more. /

Amend totals and titles to conform.