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March 11, 2009
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Read the first time February 25, 2009.
TO PROVIDE THAT THE SCHOOL DAY MISSED ON FEBRUARY 4, 2009, BY THE STUDENTS OF MIDWAY ELEMENTARY, BETHUNE ELEMENTARY, MOUNT PISGAH ELEMENTARY, BARON DEKALB ELEMENTARY, NORTH CENTRAL MIDDLE, AND NORTH CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOLS WHEN THE SCHOOLS WERE CLOSED DUE TO SNOW ARE EXEMPT FROM THE MAKE-UP REQUIREMENT THAT FULL SCHOOL DAYS MISSED DUE TO SNOW, EXTREME WEATHER, OR OTHER DISRUPTIONS BE MADE UP.
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Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Pursuant to the provisions of Section 59-1-425(C) of the 1976 Code, the requirement that the school day missed on February 4, 2009, by the students of Midway Elementary, Bethune Elementary, Mount Pisgah Elementary, Baron DeKalb Elementary, North Central Middle, and North Central High schools when the schools were closed due to snow is waived from the make-up requirement that full school days missed due to snow, extreme weather, or other disruptions be made up.
SECTION 2. School districts may close for up to three days on dates of the school district's choosing during the 2008-2009 school year. Any requirements to make up the school days missed by students on the dates chosen by a school district pursuant to this section are waived.
SECTION 3. This joint resolution takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
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