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S*1375 (Rat #0504, Act #0526 of 1996) General Bill, By Matthews
    A Bill to provide that Orangeburg County on July 1, 1997, shall consist of three consolidated school districts, each to be composed of certain of the eight present school districts of the county with these eight present school districts of the county being abolished on July 1, 1997; to provide that each consolidated school district shall be governed by a board of trustees who shall be elected in nonpartisan elections on specified dates; to provide for the composition and manner of election of each consolidated board; to establish an Orangeburg County Board of Education on July 1, 1997, to be composed of seven members elected in nonpartisan elections in the manner specified; to provide for the powers and duties of the County Board and the consolidated boards; to provide for the manner in which school budgets must be prepared and school tax millage determined and levied including an imposition of countywide school millage levies to be distributed based on specified formulas, to provide procedures for the revisions of these formulas and for a delay in implementation under certain conditions; to provide for the transfer of the assets and liabilities of the eight present school districts to the respective consolidated districts of which they are a part with certain exceptions; to provide for the manner in which the constitutional debt limitation of the consolidated school districts for the issuance of general obligation bonds shall be determined; and to provide for the realization of certain administrative cost savings by July 1, 2000.-amended title
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04/18/96Senate Intd. & placed on local & uncontested cal. w/o reference SJ-5
04/18/96Senate Unanimous consent for second reading on next legislative day SJ-5
04/19/96Senate Read second time SJ-1
04/19/96Senate Ordered to third reading with notice of amendments SJ-1
04/25/96Senate Amended SJ-13
04/25/96Senate Read third time and sent to House SJ-13
04/25/96House Introduced, read first time, placed on calendar without reference HJ-93
04/30/96House Debate adjourned until Wednesday, May 8, 1996 HJ-33
05/08/96House Debate adjourned until Wednesday, May 15, 1996 HJ-13
05/15/96House Debate adjourned HJ-35
05/15/96House Debate interrupted HJ-58
05/16/96House Debate adjourned HJ-8
05/16/96House Amended HJ-55
05/16/96House Read second time HJ-88
05/21/96House Amended HJ-26
05/21/96House Read third time and returned to Senate with amendments HJ-59
05/21/96House Roll call Yeas-4 Nays-1 HJ-59
05/22/96Senate Committed to delegation from Orangeburg SJ-8
05/29/96Senate Recalled from delegation Orangeburg SJ-72
05/29/96Senate House amendment amended SJ-72
05/29/96Senate Returned to House with amendments SJ-72
05/30/96House 24 hour point of order HJ-96
05/30/96Senate Recalled from House SJ-25
05/30/96House Returned HJ-114
05/30/96Senate Reconsidered SJ-25
05/30/96Senate Amended SJ-25
05/30/96Senate Read third time and returned to House with amendments SJ-25
05/30/96House Concurred in Senate amendment and enrolled HJ-134
06/13/96 Ratified R 504
06/20/96 Became law without Governor's signature
06/20/96 Effective date 06/20/96
07/03/96 Copies available
08/29/96 Act No. 526

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