Current Status Bill Number:
4867Ratification Number: 338Act Number: 501Type of Legislation: General Bill GBIntroducing Body: HouseIntroduced Date: 19980324Primary Sponsor: SimrillAll Sponsors: Simrill and KirshDrafted Document Number: PT\1824SD.98SDate Bill Passed both Bodies: 19980401Governor's Action: U Became law without signature of GovernorDate of Governor's Action: 19980421Subject: York County Fort Mill School District No. 4 Trustees, cost of elections
Body Date Action Description Com Leg Involved ______ ________ _______________________________________ _______ ____________ ------ 19980910 Act No. A501 ------ 19980421 Unsigned, became law without signature of Governor ------ 19980414 Ratified R338 Senate 19980401 Read third time, enrolled for ratification Senate 19980331 Read second time, unanimous consent for third reading on Wednesday, 19980401 Senate 19980327 Introduced, read first time, placed on local and uncontested Calendar without reference House 19980326 Read third time, sent to Senate House 19980325 Read second time House 19980324 Introduced, read first time, placed on Calendar without referenceView additional legislative information at the LPITS web site.
(A501, R338, H4867)
AN ACT TO AMEND ACT 270 OF 1981, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE ELECTION OF MEMBERS OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF FORT MILL SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 4 IN YORK COUNTY, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE SCHOOL DISTRICT RATHER THAN YORK COUNTY SHALL PAY FOR THE COST OF THE ELECTIONS.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
Cost of elections paid by school district
SECTION 1. Section 1 of Act 270 of 1981, as last amended by Act 617 of 1984, is further amended to read:
"Section 1. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the terms of the present members of the Board of Trustees of Fort Mill School District No. 4 in York County rather than expiring in March of the year in which such terms are scheduled to expire shall instead expire on the following January first. Successors to these present members must then be elected from the district at large by the qualified electors of the district in the manner hereinafter provided for terms of office of four years each; provided, that those trustees elected in November 1982 shall serve a term of three years. Trustees to succeed members whose terms expire on a particular January first must be elected in an election to be conducted by the county election commission at the same time as the general election immediately preceding that January first if a general election is scheduled for that year or, if not, in an election to be conducted on the first Tuesday following the first Monday in November of the year immediately preceding that January first. These persons so elected shall take office on the first day of January immediately following their election and all trustees shall serve until their successors have been elected and qualify. The board may fill a vacancy occurring for any reason other than expiration of a term by election of a new trustee by majority vote which new trustee shall serve for the remainder of the unexpired term.
All persons desiring to be elected to the board shall file written notice of their candidacy with the county election commission at least thirty days before the election in which they desire to run. The elections must be conducted by the county election commission in the manner governed by the election laws of this State, mutatis mutandis, and the county election commission shall give at least six weeks' notice of such an election by publishing a notice thereof in a newspaper of general circulation in the district. The cost of the election must be borne by the school district."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
Became law without the signature of the Governor -- 04/21/98.