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H*5279 (Rat #0288, Act #0294 of 2016) General Bill, By Stavrinakis, McCoy, Merrill, Sottile, Daning, Gilliard, Limehouse, Crosby, Tinkler, Whipper and R.L. Brown
Summary: Charleston County School District
    AN ACT TO AMEND ACT 340 OF 1967, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE CHARLESTON COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT, SO AS TO REVISE PROCEDURES CONCERNING THE ANNUAL DISTRICT BUDGET BY PROVIDING THE SCHOOL BOARD SHALL OBTAIN CERTIFICATION OF PROPERTY TAX REVENUE EXPECTED FOR THE BUDGET FROM THE COUNTY AUDITOR BEFORE THE BOARD MAY GIVE THE BUDGET SECOND READING, TO PROVIDE THAT WITHIN SIXTY DAYS FOLLOWING ENACTMENT OF THE ANNUAL STATE BUDGET, THE BOARD SHALL REVIEW AND, IF NEEDED TO AVOID OPERATING WITH A DEFICIT, AMEND THE ANNUAL DISTRICT BUDGET TO REFLECT FUNDS ACTUALLY APPROPRIATED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY, TO PROVIDE THAT BEFORE JANUARY FIRST ANNUALLY THE BOARD SHALL REVIEW THE STATUS OF ITS FISCAL YEAR REVENUES AND EXPENDITURES TO DETERMINE THE EXTENT TO WHICH, IF ANY, THE DISTRICT IS OPERATING WITH A DEFICIT, AND TO PROVIDE IF THE DISTRICT DETERMINES THAT IT IS OPERATING WITH A DEFICIT, IT MUST AMEND ITS BUDGET TO ELIMINATE THE DEFICIT WITHIN SIXTY DAYS; AND TO PROVIDE THAT BEFORE THE CHARLESTON COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT BOARD MAY VOTE ON THE CLOSURE OF A SCHOOL IN THE DISTRICT, IT SHALL HOLD A PUBLIC HEARING ON THE PROPOSED CLOSURE, PROVIDE ITS REASONS FOR PROPOSING THE SCHOOL CLOSURE, AND ALLOW PUBLIC INPUT ON THE PROPOSED CLOSURE. - ratified title
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04/26/16House Introduced, read first time, placed on calendar without reference (House Journal-page 110)
04/27/16House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: R.L.Brown
04/27/16House Read second time (House Journal-page 11)
04/27/16House Roll call Yeas-65 Nays-0 (House Journal-page 12)
04/27/16 Scrivener's error corrected
04/28/16House Read third time and sent to Senate (House Journal-page 20)
04/28/16Senate Introduced, read first time, placed on local & uncontested calendar (Senate Journal-page 19)
04/29/16 Scrivener's error corrected
05/31/16Senate Amended (Senate Journal-page 26)
05/31/16Senate Read second time (Senate Journal-page 26)
06/01/16 Scrivener's error corrected
06/01/16Senate Read third time and returned to House with amendments (Senate Journal-page 35)
06/02/16House Concurred in Senate amendment and enrolled (House Journal-page 57)
06/02/16House Roll call Yeas-101 Nays-0 (House Journal-page 57)
06/02/16 Ratified R 288
06/05/16 Signed By Governor
06/10/16 Effective date 06/05/16
07/14/16 Act No. 294



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