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143Type of Legislation: General Bill GBIntroducing Body: SenateIntroduced Date: 19990112Primary Sponsor: PassailaigueAll Sponsors: Passailaigue, Mescher and RavenelDrafted Document Number: l:\s-res\elp\018chas.efd.docResiding Body: SenateDate of Last Amendment: 20000201Subject: Charleston County school districts, budgetary powers devolved upon county councilHistory Body Date Action Description Com Leg Involved ______ ________ ______________________________________ _______ ____________ House 20000202 Read third time, returned to Senate with amendment ------ 20000202 Scrivener's error corrected House 20000201 Amended, read second time House 20000126 Debate adjourned until Tuesday, 20000201 House 20000119 Charleston Delegation report: 97 HLD Favorable House 19990422 Introduced, read first time, 97 HLD referred to Charleston Delegation Senate 19990421 Read third time, sent to House Senate 19990420 Read second time, unanimous consent for third reading on Wednesday, 19990421 Senate 19990112 Introduced, read first time, placed on local and uncontested Calendar without reference Senate 19981216 Placed on Local and Uncontested Calendar Senate 19981216 Prefiled Versions of This Bill Revised on January 12, 1999 - Word format Revised on January 19, 2000 - Word format Revised on February 1, 2000 - Word format Revised on February 2, 2000 - Word format
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TO AMEND ACT 340 OF 1967, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE CHARLESTON SCHOOL DISTRICT SO AS TO DEVOLVE THE BUDGETARY POWERS UPON THE CHARLESTON COUNTY COUNCIL.
Amend Title To Conform
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Section 10 of Act 340 of 1967, as last amended by Act 1602 of 1972, is further amended to read:
"Section 10. The Board of Trustees of the Charleston School District shall prepare and submit to the Charleston County Council for approval
Legislative Delegation, as information, on or before the fifteenth day of August June thirtieth of each year beginning in 1968 a proposed budget its complete proposed budgets for the ensuing school year. In order to obtain funds for school purposes the board is authorized to impose an annual tax levy , commencing in 1968, not to exceed ninety mills, exclusive of any millage imposed for bond debt service. In the event the board determines that the annual tax levy should exceed ninety mills, the board shall hold a public hearing on the question at least two weeks prior to before submitting such the request to the legislative delegation county council. Notice of such the public hearing shall must be advertised in a newspaper of general circulation in the county, and shall must state the date, time, and place of the hearing as well as a clearly worded statement of the requested annual tax levy. Upon certification by the board council to the county auditor of the tax levy to be imposed, the auditor shall levy and the county treasurer shall collect the millage so certified upon all taxable property in the district. A tax levy for any year exceeding ninety mills must be approved by a two-thirds vote of county council."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
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