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H 3110
Session 117 (2007-2008) 

H 3110Next General Bill, By Viers and Mahaffey
 A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 59-63-32, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976,
 RELATING TO REQUIREMENTS TO ENROLL A CHILD IN A PUBLIC SCHOOL, SO AS TO
 PROVIDE THAT AN ADULT SEEKING TO ENROLL A CHILD IN A SCHOOL SHALL SIGN AN
 AFFIDAVIT ATTESTING THAT THE CHILD IS LAWFULLY PRESENT IN THE STATE PURSUANT
 TO FEDERAL LAW AND MAY BE REQUIRED TO PROVIDE CERTAIN DOCUMENTATION.

   12/13/06  House  Prefiled
   12/13/06  House  Referred to Committee on Education and Public Works
   01/09/07  House  Introduced and read first time HJ-62
   01/09/07  House  Referred to Committee on Education and Public
                     Works HJ-62



VERSIONS OF THIS BILL

12/13/2006



H. Previous3110

A BILL

TO AMEND SECTION 59-63-32, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO REQUIREMENTS TO ENROLL A CHILD IN A PUBLIC SCHOOL, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT AN ADULT SEEKING TO ENROLL A CHILD IN A SCHOOL SHALL SIGN AN AFFIDAVIT ATTESTING THAT THE CHILD IS LAWFULLY PRESENT IN THE STATE PURSUANT TO FEDERAL LAW AND MAY BE REQUIRED TO PROVIDE CERTAIN DOCUMENTATION.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:

SECTION 1.    Section 59-63-32(B) of the 1976 Code is amended to read:

"(B)    The school district also must require an adult to complete and sign an affidavit:

(1)    confirming the qualifications set out in Section 59-63-31(1)(c) establishing residency of the child in the school district;

(2)    attesting that the child's claim of residency in the district is not primarily related to attendance at a particular school within the district; and

(3)    accepting responsibility for educational decisions for the child.;and

(4)    attesting that the child is lawfully present in the State pursuant to federal law. The adult may be required to provide documentation to verify that the child is a United States citizen, a legal or permanent resident of the State, or a qualified alien or nonimmigrant under the Federal Immigration and Nationality Act."

SECTION    2.    This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor and applies beginning with the 2007-08 school year.

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