Current Status Introducing Body:
HouseBill Number: 4678Primary Sponsor: WellsCommittee Number: 21Type of Legislation: GBSubject: School district employee may not serve as trusteeResiding Body: HouseCurrent Committee: Education and Public WorksComputer Document Number: GJK/20296SD.94Introduced Date: 19940203Last History Body: HouseLast History Date: 19940203Last History Type: Introduced, read first time, referred to CommitteeScope of Legislation: StatewideAll Sponsors: Wells Lanford Robinson Beatty Littlejohn Graham Walker Allison Jaskwhich MarchbanksType of Legislation: General Bill
Bill Body Date Action Description CMN Leg Involved ____ ______ ____________ ______________________________ ___ ____________ 4678 House 19940203 Introduced, read first time, 21 referred to CommitteeView additional legislative information at the LPITS web site.
TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-19-35 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT NO PERSON WHO IS EMPLOYED BY A SCHOOL DISTRICT OF THIS STATE MAY SERVE AS A MEMBER OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THAT SCHOOL DISTRICT, AND TO PROVIDE THAT ANY PERSON SERVING AS A MEMBER OF A SCHOOL BOARD OF TRUSTEES ON THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS SECTION WHO IS ALSO EMPLOYED BY THAT SCHOOL DISTRICT MAY CONTINUE TO SERVE THE TERM FOR WHICH HE WAS ELECTED.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. The 1976 Code is amended by adding:
"Section 59-19-35. No person who is employed by a school district of this State may serve as a member of the board of trustees of that school district. Any person serving as a member of a school board of trustees on the effective date of this section who is also employed by that school district may continue to serve the term for which he was elected."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.