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937Type of Legislation: General Bill GBIntroducing Body: SenateIntroduced Date: 20000111Primary Sponsor: ReeseAll Sponsors: ReeseDrafted Document Number: l:\council\bills\pt\1707ac00.docResiding Body: SenateCurrent Committee: Education Committee 04 SEDSubject: Transporting child to or from school in government-owned vehicle, provisions; School districts, Students, Motor VehiclesHistory Body Date Action Description Com Leg Involved ______ ________ ______________________________________ _______ ____________ Senate 20000111 Introduced, read first time, 04 SED referred to Committee Senate 19991019 Prefiled, referred to Committee 04 SED Versions of This Bill
TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-67-425 SO AS TO LIMIT THE TRAVEL TIME FOR TRANSPORTING A CHILD TO OR FROM SCHOOL IN GOVERNMENT-OWNED VEHICLES TO TEN MINUTES FOR EACH MILE BETWEEN THE SCHOOL AND THE STOP AT WHICH THE CHILD IS PICKED UP OR DROPPED OFF AND TO ESTABLISH A MAXIMUM TRAVEL TIME OF ONE HOUR AND FIFTEEN MINUTES.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. The 1976 Code is amended by adding:
"Section 59-67-425. The travel time for transporting a child to or from school in government-owned vehicles must not exceed ten minutes for each mile between the school and the stop at which the child is picked up or dropped off. However, the total travel time for any child being transported to or from school must not exceed one hour and fifteen minutes."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor and applies beginning with the 2000-2001 school year.
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