22.725.10 97th Legislative Session 834
ENTITLED An Act to provide for the payment of signing bonuses to school district staff members.
Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of South Dakota:
Section 1. That § 13-43-61 be AMENDED:
13-43-61. A school district may offer and, upon the signing of a contract by both parties, pay a signing bonus, moving expenses, or tuition reimbursement to a staff member employed in the school district.
Section 2. That § 13-43-62 be AMENDED:
13-43-62. A payment authorized in § 13-43-61 may be paid:
(1) In one lump sum, upon completion of the staff member's first year of employment in the school district; or
(2) In installments, over a period not to exceed three years from the date the staff member signed a contract of employment with the school district, and upon the terms and conditions mutually agreed upon by the school district and the staff member.
Section 3. That § 13-43-63 be AMENDED:
13-43-63. A payment authorized in § 13-43-61 is in addition to any amount payable under a negotiated contract. A school district may negotiate a payment authorized in § 13-43-61 with the staff member's designated collective bargaining representative.
An Act to provide for the payment of signing bonuses to school district staff members.
I certify that the attached Act originated in the:
Speaker of the House
President of the Senate
Secretary of the Senate
File No. ____
Chapter No. ______
Received at this Executive Office
this _____ day of _____________,
2022 at ____________M.
for the Governor
The attached Act is hereby
approved this ________ day of
______________, A.D., 2022
Filed ____________, 2022
at _________ o'clock __M.
Secretary of State
Asst. Secretary of State