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February 17, 2011
Introduced by 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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TO PROVIDE THAT THE GOVERNING BODY OF ANY SCHOOL DISTRICT OF THIS STATE MAY WAIVE UP TO FIVE DAYS SCHOOL DAYS MISSED 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.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
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.
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.
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