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HouseBill Number: 3011Primary Sponsor: KirshCommittee Number: 04Type of Legislation: GBSubject: Students, residency requirementsResiding Body: SenateCurrent Committee: EducationComputer Document Number: 3011Introduced Date: Jan 08, 1991Date of Last Amendment: Feb 20, 1991Last History Body: SenateLast History Date: Feb 26, 1991Last History Type: Introduced, read first time, referred to CommitteeScope of Legislation: StatewideAll Sponsors: Kirsh WhipperType of Legislation: General Bill
Bill Body Date Action Description CMN ---- ------ ------------ ------------------------------ --- 3011 Senate Feb 26, 1991 Introduced, read first time, 04 referred to Committee 3011 House Feb 21, 1991 Read third time, sent to Senate 3011 House Feb 20, 1991 Amended, read second time 3011 House Feb 19, 1991 Debate adjourned until Wednesday, February 20 3011 House Feb 13, 1991 Debate adjourned until Tuesday, February 19 3011 House Feb 12, 1991 Debate adjourned until Wednesday, February 13 3011 House Feb 07, 1991 Debate adjourned until Tuesday, February 12 3011 House Feb 06, 1991 Committee Report: Favorable 21 3011 House Jan 08, 1991 Introduced and read first 21 time, referred to Committee 3011 House Dec 12, 1990 Prefiled, referred to 21 CommitteeView additional legislative information at the LPITS web site.
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February 20, 1991
S. Printed 2/20/91--H.
Read the first time January 8, 1991.
TO AMEND SECTION 59-63-30, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO RESIDENCY AND OTHER ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS OF CHILDREN TO ATTEND PUBLIC SCHOOLS, SO AS TO DELETE THE PROVISION ALLOWING A CHILD TO ATTEND A PUBLIC SCHOOL IN A PARTICULAR DISTRICT IF THE CHILD OWNS CERTAIN REAL ESTATE IN THE DISTRICT.
Amend Title To Conform
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Section 59-63-30 of the 1976 Code is amended to read:
"Section 59-63-30. Children within the ages prescribed by Section 59-63-20 shall be are entitled to attend the public schools of any school district, without charge, only if qualified under the following provisions of this section:
(a)(1) Such the child resides with his parent or legal guardian;
(b)(2) The the parent or legal guardian, with whom the child resides, is a resident of such the school district; or
(c) the child owns real estate in the district having an assessed value of three hundred dollars or more; and
(d)(3) The the child has maintained a satisfactory scholastic record in accordance with scholastic standards of achievement prescribed by the trustees pursuant to Section 59-19-90; and
(e)(4) The the child has not been guilty of infraction of the rules of conduct promulgated by the trustees of such the school district pursuant to Section 59-19-90."
SECTION 2. The 1976 Code is amended by adding:
"Section 59-63-35. A parent or legal guardian who wilfully or knowingly falsifies information to public school officials to enroll a child in a school district for which the child is not eligible is guilty of a misdemeanor and, upon conviction, must be fined an amount not to exceed two hundred dollars or imprisoned for not more than thirty days and also is required to pay to the school district, if applicable, a pro rata amount equal to the cost to the district to educate the child during the period of false enrollment."
SECTION 3. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.