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H*4241 (Rat #0107) General Bill, By Anderson and Hewitt
Summary: Georgetown County School District - Board Elections
    AN ACT TO AMEND ACT 907 OF 1962, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE GEORGETOWN COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT AND THE GEORGETOWN COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION, SO AS TO, AMONG OTHER THINGS, CONFORM LOCAL ELECTION PROCEDURES FOR MEMBERS OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION TO THE CONTROLLING 2008 CONSENT JUDGMENT AND DECREE; TO DEFINE RELEVANT TERMS; TO PROVIDE THAT THE GEORGETOWN COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT MUST BE GOVERNED BY A BOARD OF EDUCATION CONSISTING OF NINE MEMBERS WHO MUST BE ELECTED IN NONPARTISAN ELECTIONS CONDUCTED AT THE SAME TIME AS THE GENERAL ELECTION AND EVERY FOUR YEARS THEREAFTER, EXCEPT AS PROVIDED IN THIS ACT TO STAGGER THE MEMBERS' TERMS; TO PROVIDE THAT WHEN A VACANCY OCCURS IN OFFICE, BY REASON OF DEATH, RESIGNATION, OR REMOVAL, THE VACANCY IN OFFICE SHALL BE FILLED BY A SPECIAL ELECTION FOR THE REMAINDER OF THE UNEXPIRED TERM; TO PROVIDE THAT PERSONS DESIRING TO QUALIFY AS A CANDIDATE FOR THE GEORGETOWN COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION SHALL FILE WRITTEN NOTICE OF CANDIDACY WITH THE GEORGETOWN COUNTY BOARD OF VOTER REGISTRATION AND ELECTIONS; TO ESTABLISH THE APPLICABLE CANDIDATE FILING PERIOD; TO PROVIDE THAT THE GEORGETOWN COUNTY BOARD OF VOTER REGISTRATION AND ELECTIONS SHALL CONDUCT AND SUPERVISE THE ELECTIONS FOR MEMBERS OF THE GEORGETOWN COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION IN THE MANNER GOVERNED BY THE ELECTION LAWS OF THIS STATE, MUTATIS MUTANDIS; AND TO REPEAL ACT 237 OF 1983 RELATING TO BOARD VACANCIES. - ratified title
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04/21/21House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 22)
04/21/21House Referred to Georgetown Delegation (House Journal-page 22)
04/22/21House Delegation report: Favorable Georgetown Delegation (House Journal-page 2)
04/26/21 Scrivener's error corrected
04/27/21House Read second time (House Journal-page 90)
04/27/21House Roll call Yeas-97 Nays-0 (House Journal-page 90)
04/28/21House Read third time and sent to Senate (House Journal-page 5)
04/28/21House Roll call Yeas-78 Nays-0 (House Journal-page 5)
04/28/21Senate Introduced, read first time, placed on local & uncontested calendar (Senate Journal-page 7)
04/29/21 Scrivener's error corrected
05/12/21Senate Read second time (Senate Journal-page 29)
05/13/21Senate Read third time and enrolled (Senate Journal-page 14)
05/18/21 Ratified R 107
05/19/21 Signed By Governor
06/01/21 Effective date 05/19/21



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