SC H3459 | 2023-2024 | 125th General Assembly


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)
Status: Introduced on January 10 2023 - 25% progression
Action: 2023-01-10 - Referred to Committee on Education and Public Works
Pending: House Education and Public Works Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


Amend The South Carolina Code Of Laws By Amending Section 59-25-420, Relating To Notices Concerning Annual Teacher Employment Contracts, So As To Provide Contract Acceptances Submitted Before May Eleventh May Be Withdrawn By Submission Of Written Notice To The School District Within Ten Days After Publication Of The School District Salary Schedule For The Upcoming School Year, And To Provide School Districts May Not Report Such Withdrawals As A Breach Of Contract; And By Amending Section 59-25-530, Relating To Unprofessional Conduct And Breach Of Contract By Teachers, So As To Revise The Penalties For Breach Of Contract Resulting From The Unauthorized Execution Of An Employment Contract With Another District, To Revise The Period For Educator Certificate Suspension Due To Breach Of Contract And To Make Such Revocations Discretionary.

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Teacher contracts



2023-01-10HouseReferred to Committee on Education and Public Works
2023-01-10HouseIntroduced and read first time
2022-12-08HouseReferred to Committee on Education and Public Works

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
5925420(n/a)See Bill Text
5925530(n/a)See Bill Text

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