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The House assembled at 10:00 a.m.
Deliberations were opened with prayer as follows:
Most merciful God, we bow in these moments of prayer in acknowledgment of Your sovereignty and to ask for Your blessings. Remain close to us throughout the duties of this day that we may weave in the tapestry of life the radiant qualities of Your divine nature. With our hands in Yours, may others see our service and glorify our Father in Heaven. We pray in thanksgiving and praise to Your name. Amen.
After corrections to the Journal of the proceedings of yesterday, the SPEAKER ordered it confirmed.
The following Joint Resolutions were taken up, read the third time, and ordered sent to the Senate:
H. 4511 (Word version) -- Reps. Rice, Robinson, Trotter and Webb: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO PROVIDE THAT SCHOOL DAYS MISSED ON JANUARY 3 AND 4, 2002, BY THE STUDENTS OF A SCHOOL IN THE PICKENS COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT WHEN THE SCHOOL WAS CLOSED DUE TO SNOW, ICE, OR INCLEMENT WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXEMPTED FROM THE MAKE-UP REQUIREMENT OF THE DEFINED MINIMUM PLAN THAT FULL SCHOOL DAYS MISSED DUE TO EXTREME WEATHER OR OTHER CIRCUMSTANCES BE MADE UP.
H. 4465 (Word version) -- Reps. Coates and McGee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO PROVIDE FOR A BINDING REFERENDUM TO DETERMINE WHETHER OR NOT THE QUALIFIED ELECTORS OF FLORENCE COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT ONE FAVOR GRANTING TO THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE DISTRICT THE AUTHORITY BEGINNING IN 2002 TO RAISE THE MILLAGE FOR SCHOOL OPERATIONS BY NOT MORE THAN TEN MILLS OVER THAT LEVIED FOR THE PREVIOUS YEAR WITHOUT THE REQUIREMENT OF A REFERENDUM, AND TO GRANT SUCH LIMITED FISCAL AUTONOMY TO THE BOARD BEGINNING IN 2002 IF THE RESULTS OF THE BINDING REFERENDUM ARE IN FAVOR THEREOF.
At 10:15 a.m. the House in accordance with the ruling of the SPEAKER adjourned to meet at 12:00 noon, Tuesday, January 22.
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