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655Type of Legislation: General Bill GBIntroducing Body: SenateIntroduced Date: 20010501Primary Sponsor: SetzlerAll Sponsors: SetzlerDrafted Document Number: l:\council\bills\swb\5333sd01.docResiding Body: SenateSubject: Speech-Language pathologist with national certification, annual pay increase for life of certification; School DistrictsHistory Body Date Action Description Com Leg Involved ______ ________ ______________________________________ _______ ____________ Senate 20020507 Committee report: Favorable with 04 SED amendment Senate 20010501 Introduced, read first time, 04 SED referred to Committee Versions of This Bill Revised on May 7, 2002 - Word format
May 7, 2002
S. Printed 5/7/02--S.
Read the first time May 1, 2001.
To whom was referred a Bill (S. 655) to amend Section 59-26-85, Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, relating to additional compensation, benefits, and certification procedures for teachers who have received, 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 subsection (C) of Section 59-26-85 of the 1976 Code as contained in SECTION 1 and inserting:
/(C) Speech-Language pathologists who have received national certification from the American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA), beginning with fiscal year 2002-2003 and subject to the conditions provided in this subsection, shall receive the same increase in pay for the life of the certification as do teachers who have received national certification from the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS). The increases in pay for each year of the life of the certifications as provided by this subsection are contingent on funding being provided by the General Assembly in the annual general appropriations act for each of those years to fund the increases./
Renumber sections to conform.
Amend title to conform.
WARREN K. GIESE for Committee.
TO AMEND SECTION 59-26-85, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO ADDITIONAL COMPENSATION, BENEFITS, AND CERTIFICATION PROCEDURES FOR TEACHERS WHO HAVE RECEIVED NATIONAL CERTIFICATION FROM THE NATIONAL BOARD FOR PROFESSIONAL TEACHING STANDARDS (NBPTS), SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGISTS WHO HAVE RECEIVED NATIONAL CERTIFICATION FROM THE AMERICAN SPEECH-LANGUAGE HEARING ASSOCIATION (ASHA), BEGINNING WITH FISCAL YEAR 2001-2002, SHALL RECEIVE THE SAME INCREASE IN PAY FOR THE LIFE OF THE CERTIFICATION AS DO TEACHERS WHO HAVE RECEIVED NBPTS CERTIFICATION.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Section 59-26-85 of the 1976 Code, as added by Act 393 of 2000, is amended by adding:
"(C) Speech-Language pathologists who have received national certification from the American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA), beginning with fiscal year 2001-2002, shall receive the same increase in pay for the life of the certification as do teachers who have received national certification from the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS)."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
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