South Carolina APSE

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Established in 2018

scapse@apse.org

President

Lois Durrah

Vice-President

Aurora Young-Smith

Treasurer

Jennifer Pitts

Secretary

Shannon Wood

General Board Members

Salonda Gallishaw
Sandy Jordan
Vanessa Pressley


Delegate

Cindy Burns


Chapter Training & Events

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Policy & Advocacy

Public Policy Liaison: scapse@apse.org

State Employment First Efforts: Directive/Executive Order

  • SC State Legislation to Phase Out the Use of 14(c) Certificates (in progress): This legislation (S533) would prohibit the use of Section 14(c) of the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to pay subminimum wages to individuals with disabilities.
  • SC Employment Initiative Legislation (in progress): The legislation (H3244) proposes to create the “South Carolina Employment First Oversight Commission.”
  • SC Employment First Study Committee Legislation (passed): Legislation (H. 4093) signed into law in May 2018, establishing an Employment First Study Committee to determine the need for Employment First Legislation in South Carolina.
  • SC DDSN Employment First Policy: South Carolina Department of Disabilities and Special Needs Employment First Policy (700-07-DD), specific to IDD, issued in October 2015.
  • SC DDSN Policy Statement: 2009 policy statement from SC Department of Developmental Disabilities and Special Needs Day Services Manual.

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