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H 3221 General Bill, By Allison, Collins, Felder, Daning, Govan, Taylor, Knight and Anderson
Summary: Fiscal practices and budgetary conditions
    A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-20-90 SO AS TO REQUIRE THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO DEVELOP AND ADOPT A STATEWIDE PROGRAM FOR IDENTIFYING FISCAL PRACTICES AND BUDGETARY CONDITIONS THAT, IF UNCORRECTED, COULD COMPROMISE THE FISCAL INTEGRITY OF A SCHOOL DISTRICT AND FOR ADVISING THE DISTRICT ON HOW TO TAKE APPROPRIATE CORRECTIVE ACTIONS, TO ESTABLISH THREE LEVELS OF FISCAL AND BUDGETARY CONCERNS WITH CONDITIONS AND REQUIREMENTS ASSOCIATED WITH EACH, AND TO DIRECT THE DEPARTMENT TO PROMULGATE REGULATIONS TO CARRY OUT THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION; AND BY ADDING SECTION 59-20-95 SO AS TO REQUIRE THE STATE AUDITOR TO ADOPT THE STATEWIDE PROGRAM CREATED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION IN SECTION 59-20-90 AND USE IT TO IDENTIFY FISCAL PRACTICES AND BUDGETARY CONDITIONS THAT, IF UNCORRECTED, COULD COMPROMISE THE FISCAL INTEGRITY OF A STATE AGENCY THAT IS ALSO A LOCAL EDUCATION AGENCY AND TO ADVISE THE STATE AGENCY THAT IS ALSO A LOCAL EDUCATION AGENCY ON HOW TO TAKE APPROPRIATE CORRECTIVE ACTIONS, AND TO PROVIDE EXCEPTIONS TO ENABLE THE STATE AUDITOR TO DIRECT THE DEPARTMENT TO IMMEDIATELY ASSUME EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT OF THE STATE AGENCY THAT IS ALSO A LOCAL EDUCATION AGENCY FOR WHICH IT HAS MADE A DECLARATION OF FISCAL CAUTION OR FISCAL EMERGENCY, TO CONTINUE THIS EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT OF THE LOCAL EDUCATION AGENCY UNTIL THE STATE AUDITOR RELEASES THE STATE AGENCY THAT IS ALSO A LOCAL EDUCATION AGENCY FROM THE DECLARATION OF FISCAL CAUTION OR FISCAL EMERGENCY, AS APPLICABLE, AND TO DIRECT THE STATE AUDITOR TO PROMULGATE REGULATIONS TO CARRY OUT THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION.
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12/15/16House Prefiled
12/15/16House Referred to Committee on Education and Public Works
01/10/17House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 116)
01/10/17House Referred to Committee on Education and Public Works (House Journal-page 116)
01/11/17House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Daning (House Journal-page 42)
01/18/17House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Govan (House Journal-page 42)
01/25/17House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Taylor (House Journal-page 42)
01/25/17House Committee report: Favorable Education and Public Works (House Journal-page 3)
01/25/17House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Knight
01/26/17House Debate adjourned until Tues., 1-31-17 (House Journal-page 16)
01/26/17 Scrivener's error corrected
01/31/17House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Anderson
01/31/17House Read second time (House Journal-page 24)
01/31/17House Roll call Yeas-101 Nays-0 (House Journal-page 25)
02/01/17House Read third time and sent to Senate (House Journal-page 14)
02/01/17Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 21)
02/01/17Senate Referred to Committee on Education (Senate Journal-page 21)
04/03/17Senate Committee report: Favorable with amendment Education
04/04/17 Scrivener's error corrected
04/18/17Senate Committee Amendment Adopted (Senate Journal-page 21)
04/18/17Senate Read second time (Senate Journal-page 21)
04/18/17Senate Roll call Ayes-42 Nays-1 (Senate Journal-page 21)
04/19/17 Scrivener's error corrected
04/20/17Senate Read third time and returned to House with amendments (Senate Journal-page 12)
04/21/17 Scrivener's error corrected



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