SB 14

Session
Regular Session 2018
Title
Education, teachers, time increased for public K-12 teachers to give notice of terminating employment from 5 to 30 days, requirement for postsecondary education employees deleted, Sec. 16-24C-11 am'd.
Description

Under existing law, a tenured K-12 or postsecondary education employee may not terminate his or her employment within the 30 calendar days' prior to the beginning of a school term and is required to provide five days' written notice at any other time

This bill would delete the requirements for postsecondary education employees

This bill would provide that the law applies to all K-12 teachers and would increase the time frame required for a teacher to give notice before terminating his or her employment at any other time of the year from five to 30 days

To amend Section 16-24C-11, Code of Alabama 1975, relating to the termination of employment of a K-12 tenured teacher or postsecondary education employee; to extend application of the notice requirement to all K-12 teachers and remove postsecondary education employees; and to increase the length of notice which a teacher is required to give before terminating employment from five to 30 days.

Subjects
Education
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Under existing law, a tenured K-12 or postsecondary education employee may not terminate his or her employment within the 30 calendar days' prior to the beginning of a school term and is required to provide five days' written notice at any other time

This bill would delete the requirements for postsecondary education employees

This bill would provide that the law applies to all K-12 teachers and would increase the time frame required for a teacher to give notice before terminating his or her employment at any other time of the year from five to 30 days

To amend Section 16-24C-11, Code of Alabama 1975, relating to the termination of employment of a K-12 tenured teacher or postsecondary education employee; to extend application of the notice requirement to all K-12 teachers and remove postsecondary education employees; and to increase the length of notice which a teacher is required to give before terminating employment from five to 30 days.

Section 1

Section 16-24C-11 of the Code of Alabama 1975, is amended to read as follows:

§16-24C-11.

No tenured public K-12 teacher within the contemplation of subdivision (1) of Section 16-24C-4 shall be permitted to terminate his or her employment within 30 calendar days before the first day of the next school term for students, or, for employees of two-year institutions operated under the authority and control of the Department of Postsecondary Education, within 30 calendar days before the commencement of the fall academic semester, unless such the termination is mutually agreed upon. Any such employee A public K-12 teacher may terminate his or her employment at any other time by giving five 30 days' written notice to the president of a two-year educational institution or to the employing board of education. Any public K-12 teacher terminating his or her employment in violation of this section is guilty of unprofessional conduct, and the State Superintendent of Education may revoke or suspend the certificate of such the violating teacher."

Section 2

This act shall become effective on the first day of the third month following its passage and approval by the Governor, or its otherwise becoming law.

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Action Date Chamber Action
February 8, 2018SAssigned Act No. 2018-83.
February 8, 2018HSignature Requested
February 8, 2018SEnrolled
February 8, 2018SPassed Second House
February 8, 2018HMotion to Read a Third Time and Pass adopted Roll Call 232
February 8, 2018HThird Reading Passed
February 1, 2018HRead for the second time and placed on the calendar
January 23, 2018HRead for the first time and referred to the House of Representatives committee on Education Policy
January 23, 2018SMotion to Read a Third Time and Pass adopted Roll Call 67
January 23, 2018SThird Reading Passed
January 18, 2018SRead for the second time and placed on the calendar
January 9, 2018SRead for the first time and referred to the Senate committee on Education and Youth Affairs
2018-02-08
Chamber: House
Result: Passed
2018-01-23
Chamber: Senate
Result: Passed
2018-01-16
Chamber: House
Result: Passed
2018-01-16
Chamber: House
Result: Passed