2007 Regular Session
By: Senator(s) Jordan
AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 37-9-103, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO REDUCE THE PROBATIONARY PERIOD FOR CERTIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT EMPLOYEES UNDER THE SCHOOL EMPLOYMENT PROCEDURES LAW AND TO ELIMINATE THE PROBATIONARY PERIOD FOR CERTIFIED EMPLOYEES TRANSFERRING FROM ANOTHER SCHOOL DISTRICT; AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI:
SECTION 1. Section 37-9-103, Mississippi Code of 1972, is amended as follows:
37-9-103. As used in Sections 37-9-101 through 37-9-113, the word "employee" shall include:
(a) Any teacher, principal, superintendentor other professional personnel employed by the local school district for a continuous period of one (1) year with that district and required to have a valid license issued by the State Department of Education as a prerequisite of employment; or
(b) Any teacher, principal, superintendent or other professional personnel who has completed a continuous period of two (2) years of employment in a Mississippi public school district * * * which is not the school district of current employment, and who is required to have a valid license issued by the State Department of Education as a prerequisite of employment.
For purposes of Sections 37-9-101 through 37-9-113, the term "days" means calendar days.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after July 1, 2007.