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Bill Number: 531 Ratification Number: 421 Act Number 392 Introducing Body: Senate Subject: Definition of teachers
(A392, R421, S531)
AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 59-25-410, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO EMPLOYMENT AND DISMISSAL OF TEACHERS, SO AS TO DEFINE "TEACHER", FOR PURPOSES OF THESE PROVISIONS, AS MEANING ALL EMPLOYEES POSSESSING A PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATE ISSUED BY THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION, EXCEPT THOSE EMPLOYEES WORKING PURSUANT TO MULTI-YEAR CONTRACTS.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
Definition of teachers
SECTION 1. Section 59-25-410 of the 1976 Code is amended by adding at the end:
"For purposes of this article, 'teacher' means all employees possessing a professional certificate issued by the State Department of Education, except those employees working pursuant to multi-year contracts."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.