Current Status Bill Number:
4394Type of Legislation: General Bill GBIntroducing Body: HouseIntroduced Date: 19960109Primary Sponsor: ByrdAll Sponsors: Byrd, Harvin, J. Brown, White, Cave, Moody-Lawrence, Clyburn, StuartDrafted Document Number: GJK\22148SD.96Residing Body: HouseSubject: In-service training for teachers, conflict resolution, etc.
Body Date Action Description Com Leg Involved ______ ________ _______________________________________ _______ ____________ House 19960501 Continued the Bill House 19960501 Objection by Representative Tripp Limbaugh Cotty House 19960424 Committee report: Favorable with 21 HEPW amendment House 19960109 Introduced, read first time, 21 HEPW referred to Committee House 19951220 Prefiled, referred to Committee 21 HEPWView additional legislative information at the LPITS web site.
April 24, 1996
Introduced by REPS. Byrd, Harvin, J. Brown, White, Cave, Moody-Lawrence, Clyburn and Stuart
S. Printed 4/24/96--H.
Read the first time January 9, 1996.
To whom was referred a Bill (H. 4394), to amend the Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, by adding Section 59-3-95 so as to provide that as part of annual in-service training, teachers and school administrators, etc., respectfully
That they have duly and carefully considered the same, and recommend that the same do pass with amendment:
Amend the bill, as and if amended, by striking Section 59-3-95 of the 1976 Code, as contained in SECTION 1, and inserting:
/Section 59-3-95. (A) Beginning with school year 1997-98, the State Department of Education shall provide in-service training in conflict resolution and peer mediation in the manner it determines appropriate to school district personnel as provided in this section.
(B) Each school district of this State, beginning with school year 1997-98, is authorized to, but is not required to, designate one employee of the district to receive the conflict resolution and peer mediation training provided by the Department of Education.
(C) Beginning with school year 1997-98, the district employee after completing the conflict resolution and peer mediation training provided by the Department of Education shall in turn provide the training to certified personnel of the district in the manner and to the degree determined by the district.
(D) This conflict resolution and peer mediation training both by the State Department of Education and the local school districts shall be in accordance with appropriations provided for this purpose./
Renumber sections to conform.
Amend totals and title to conform.
RONALD P. TOWNSEND, for Committee.
TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-3-95 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT AS PART OF ANNUAL IN-SERVICE TRAINING, TEACHERS AND SCHOOL ADMINISTRATORS SHALL RECEIVE INSTRUCTION IN CONFLICT RESOLUTION AND PEER MEDIATION IN THE MANNER THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION SHALL PROVIDE.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. The 1976 Code is amended by adding:
"Section 59-3-95. As part of annual in-service training, teachers and school administrators shall receive instruction in conflict resolution and peer mediation in the manner the State Department of Education shall provide."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.