EXPLANATION: require districts to seek the best price for bus repair parts
Amend the bill, as and if amended, Part IB, Section 89, GENERAL
PROVISIONS, page 509, after line 18, by adding an appropriately
numbered paragraph to read:
/ (GP: Open Market for Bus Contract Vendors) When conducting bus repairs, districts shall seek the best price available for repair parts regardless of the original equipment manufacturer. School bus parts vendors who hold state contracts shall have access to visit the South Carolina Department of Education bus shops. /
Renumber sections to conform.
Amend totals and titles to conform.