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A96, R6, S345
Sponsors: Senators Setzler, McGill, Land, Reese, Elliott, Williams, Nicholson, Lourie, Coleman, Sheheen, Matthews, Leventis, Alexander, Pinckney, Malloy, O'Dell, S. Martin, Peeler and L. Martin
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Introduced in the Senate on January 13, 2011
Introduced in the House on February 17, 2011
Last Amended on February 15, 2011
Passed by the General Assembly on February 23, 2011
Governor's Action: March 10, 2011, Signed
Summary: Snow days
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1/13/2011 Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 8) 1/13/2011 Senate Referred to Committee on Education (Senate Journal-page 8) 2/10/2011 Senate Recalled from Committee on Education (Senate Journal-page 18) 2/11/2011 Scrivener's error corrected 2/15/2011 Senate Amended (Senate Journal-page 16) 2/15/2011 Senate Roll call Ayes-37 Nays-7 (Senate Journal-page 16) 2/15/2011 Senate Read second time (Senate Journal-page 16) 2/15/2011 Senate Roll call Ayes-36 Nays-6 (Senate Journal-page 16) 2/16/2011 Senate Read third time and sent to House (Senate Journal-page 20) 2/17/2011 House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 8) 2/17/2011 House Referred to Committee on Education and Public Works (House Journal-page 8) 2/17/2011 House Recalled from Committee on Education and Public Works (House Journal-page 20) 2/18/2011 Scrivener's error corrected 2/22/2011 House Read second time (House Journal-page 21) 2/23/2011 House Read third time and enrolled (House Journal-page 21) 3/10/2011 Ratified R 6 3/10/2011 Signed By Governor 3/16/2011 Effective date 03/10/11 8/23/2011 Act No. 96
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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL
(A96, R6, S345)
A JOINT RESOLUTION TO PROVIDE THAT THE GOVERNING BODY OF ANY SCHOOL DISTRICT OF THIS STATE MAY WAIVE UP TO FIVE SCHOOL DAYS MISSED BY STUDENTS ATTENDING SCHOOLS AND CHARTER SCHOOLS DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER DURING THE 2010-2011 SCHOOL YEAR FROM THE MAKE-UP REQUIREMENT THAT FULL SCHOOL DAYS MISSED DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER, OR OTHER DISRUPTIONS BE MADE UP, AND TO PROVIDE THAT FOR ANY DISTRICT WHICH WAIVES DAYS AS PERMITTED ABOVE, THE DAYS ARE ALSO WAIVED FOR STUDENTS PARTICIPATING IN HOME SCHOOL PROGRAMS APPROVED BY THE DISTRICT BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE DISTRICT IN WHICH THE STUDENT RESIDES.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
School days missed may be forgiven
SECTION 1. Notwithstanding the provisions of Section 59-1-425 of the 1976 Code, the governing body of any school district of this State may waive up to five school days missed by students attending schools and charter schools in the district due to inclement weather during the 2010-2011 school year from the make-up requirement that full school days missed due to inclement weather, or other disruptions be made up.
School days missed by home school students
SECTION 2. Notwithstanding the provisions of Section 59-1-425 of the 1976 Code, for any district that waives days pursuant to this section, the days are also waived for students participating in home schooling programs approved by the district board of trustees of the district in which the students reside.
SECTION 3. This joint resolution takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
Ratified the 10th day of March, 2011.
Approved the 10th day of March, 2011.
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