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A338, R247, H4838
Sponsors: Rep. Cooper
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Introduced in the House on April 14, 2010
Introduced in the Senate on April 29, 2010
Last Amended on May 6, 2010
Passed by the General Assembly on May 20, 2010
Governor's Action: May 28, 2010, Signed
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 4/14/2010 House Introduced and read first time HJ-17 4/14/2010 House Referred to Committee on Ways and Means HJ-17 4/20/2010 House Recalled from Committee on Ways and Means HJ-34 4/22/2010 House Amended HJ-71 4/22/2010 House Requests for debate-Rep(s). Weeks, Kennedy, Sellers, Hosey, Cooper, Clyburn, Neilson, Jefferson, Ott, Govan, JH Neal, Huggins, White, JR Smith, King, Parks, Gilliard, Ballentine, Bingham, Gambrell, McEachern, and Rice HJ-73 4/27/2010 House Requests for debate removed-Rep(s). Sellers, Govan, Hosey, McEachern, Neilson, King, JR Smith, Kennedy, and Ott HJ-67 4/27/2010 House Read second time HJ-143 4/27/2010 House Roll call Yeas-99 Nays-4 HJ-143 4/28/2010 House Read third time and sent to Senate HJ-65 4/29/2010 Senate Introduced and read first time SJ-18 4/29/2010 Senate Referred to Committee on Education SJ-18 5/5/2010 Senate Committee report: Favorable Education SJ-17 5/6/2010 Senate Amended SJ-27 5/6/2010 Senate Read second time SJ-27 5/11/2010 Senate Read third time and returned to House with amendments SJ-21 5/20/2010 House Concurred in Senate amendment and enrolled HJ-36 5/20/2010 House Roll call Yeas-86 Nays-1 HJ-36 5/25/2010 Ratified R 247 5/28/2010 Signed By Governor 6/3/2010 Effective date 05/28/10 9/9/2010 Act No. 338
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(A338, R247, H4838)
A JOINT RESOLUTION TO PROVIDE THAT A LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICT MAY PAY TEACHERS BASED ON THE YEARS OF EXPERIENCE THE TEACHERS POSSESSED IN FISCAL YEAR 2009-2010 WITHOUT NEGATIVE IMPACT TO THEIR EXPERIENCE CREDIT; TO PROVIDE VOTING AND NOTICE REQUIREMENTS FOR THIS DECISION; TO REQUIRE THAT PAYMENT ACCORDING TO THE 2009-2010 DATA BE APPLIED UNIFORMLY; TO PROVIDE THAT A LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICT MAY NOT PAY DISTRICT OR SCHOOL ADMINISTRATORS MORE THAN THEY RECEIVED IN FISCAL YEAR 2009-2010; TO REQUIRE A LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICT TO PAY TEACHERS AND SCHOOL AND DISTRICT ADMINISTRATORS FOR CHANGES IN THEIR EDUCATION LEVEL; AND TO DEFINE CERTAIN TERMS.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
School districts not required to pay teachers STEP increase; no negative impact results to teacher experience credit; board of trustees voting requirements; school districts may not increase district and school administrator salaries; definitions; school districts required to pay teachers and school and district administrators for changes in education level
SECTION 1. A. For Fiscal Year 2010-2011 a local school district board of trustees may determine that all teachers employed by the district must be paid based on the years of experience on the school district salary schedule they possessed in Fiscal Year 2009-2010, without a negative impact resulting to their experience credit. This decision must be voted on by the local school district board of trustees in a public school board meeting with public notice posted on the school district website.
B. Application of this provision must be applied uniformly for all teachers within the school district. The local school district board of trustees may not provide for an increase in salary for district administrators and school administrators and their compensation may not be higher than the actual amount received in Fiscal Year 2009-2010.
C. For purposes of this joint resolution, district administrators and school administrators are defined by the Department of Education using the Professional Certified Staff (PCS) System. For individuals not coded in PCS, the determination must be based upon whether the individual performs the functions outlined in position codes identified by the department as administration.
D. Notwithstanding any other provision of this joint resolution, a local school district board of trustees shall continue to pay teachers and school and district administrators for changes in their education level.
SECTION 2. This joint resolution takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
Ratified the 25th day of May, 2010.
Approved the 28th day of May, 2010.
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