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S*0778 (Rat #0523, Act #0503 of 1994) General Bill, By Setzler
    A Bill to amend Section 59-1-440, Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, relating to the minimum hours and use of the school day, so as to provide that the required instructional day of six hours may also consist of a weekly equivalent, to provide that before varying the length of the school day, consultation must be made with parents and faculty and approval from the school board of trustees obtained, to further provide for the purposes for which elementary and secondary schools may reduce the length of the instructional day, and to provide an approval procedure for the early dismissal of schools necessitated by emergency conditions and that the days missed are not required to be made up if the early dismissal is approved.-amended title
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05/18/93Senate Introduced and read first time SJ-6
05/18/93Senate Referred to Committee on Education SJ-6
01/27/94Senate Committee report: Favorable with amendment Education SJ-8
02/22/94Senate Amended SJ-21
02/22/94Senate Read second time SJ-21
02/23/94Senate Read third time and sent to House SJ-10
02/24/94House Introduced and read first time HJ-395
02/24/94House Referred to Committee on Education and Public Works HJ-396
04/26/94House Committee report: Favorable with amendment Education and Public Works HJ-4
05/17/94House Amended HJ-410
05/17/94House Read second time HJ-411
05/18/94House Read third time and returned to Senate with amendments HJ-23
05/26/94Senate Concurred in House amendment and enrolled SJ-36
06/02/94 Ratified R 523
09/01/94 Signed By Governor
09/01/94 Effective date 09/01/94
09/14/94 Act No. 503
09/14/94 Copies available

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