SC H4522 | 2021-2022 | 124th General Assembly


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 26-0)
Status: Introduced on January 11 2022 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2022-02-09 - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: M.M.Smith
Pending: House Education and Public Works Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


Amend The Code Of Laws Of South Carolina, 1976, By Adding Section 59-101-15 So As To Prohibit Public Institutions Of Higher Learning From Awarding Tenure Or Entering Employment Contracts Of More Than Five Years Duration With Employees Hired After December 31, 2022; To Terminate Existing Tenure Programs When No Covered Employees Remain Employed By The Institution; To Provide Beginning With The 2024-2025 School Year All Full-time Faculty And Tenured Faculty At Public Institutions Of Higher Learning Shall Teach At Least Two Undergraduate Classes In The Fall And Spring Semesters Each Year, And To Provide An Exception For Faculty Employed In Departments Or Schools Only Offering Graduate Degrees; And To Provide Certain Related Reporting Requirements For Public Institutions Of Higher Learning And The Commission On Higher Education.

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Cancelling Professor Tenure Act



2022-02-09HouseMember(s) request name added as sponsor: M.M.Smith
2022-01-11HouseReferred to Committee on Education and Public Works
2022-01-11HouseIntroduced and read first time
2021-11-10HouseReferred to Committee on Education and Public Works

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
5910115(n/a)See Bill Text

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