SC S0061 | 2021-2022 | 124th General Assembly


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on January 12 2021 - 25% progression
Action: 2021-01-12 - Referred to Committee on Education
Pending: Senate Education Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


Amend Article 1, Chapter 25, Title 59 Of The 1976 Code, Relating To Teachers, By Adding Section 59-25-35, To Provide That School Districts May Pay Lump-sum Bonuses To Aid In Retaining Teachers Who Excel In Providing Quality Instruction, Leadership, Or Both, To Require That Bonuses Must Be Approved By The School Board, To Cap Bonuses At Not More Than Twenty Percent Of A Teacher's Base Salary, And To Provide That The Payment Of Bonuses Is Not A Part Of An Employee's Base Salary And Is Not Earnable Compensation For The Purposes Of Employee And Employer Contributions To The Respective Retirement Systems.

Tracking Information

Register now for our free OneVote public service or GAITS Pro trial account and you can begin tracking this and other legislation, all driven by the real-time data of the LegiScan API. Providing tools allowing you to research pending legislation, stay informed with email alerts, content feeds, and share dynamic reports. Use our new PolitiCorps to join with friends and collegaues to monitor & discuss bills through the process.

Monitor Legislation or view this same bill number from multiple sessions or take advantage of our national legislative search.


Teacher pay



2021-01-12SenateReferred to Committee on Education
2021-01-12SenateIntroduced and read first time
2020-12-09SenateReferred to Committee on Education

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
592535(n/a)See Bill Text

South Carolina State Sources

Bill Comments