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3842Type of Legislation: Joint Resolution JRIntroducing Body: HouseIntroduced Date: 20010329Primary Sponsor: Education and Public Works Committee HEPW 21All Sponsors: Education and Public Works CommitteeDrafted Document Number: l:\council\bills\gjk\20415ac01.docResiding Body: SenateCurrent Committee: Education Committee 04 SEDSubject: Regulation No. 2559, Education Department, STAR DiplomaHistory Body Date Action Description Com Leg Involved ______ ________ ______________________________________ _______ ____________ Senate 20010410 Introduced, read first time, 04 SED referred to Committee House 20010405 Read third time, sent to Senate House 20010404 Read second time House 20010329 Introduced, read first time Versions of This Bill Revised on March 29, 2001 - Word format
March 29, 2001
S. Printed 3/29/01--H.
Read the first time March 29, 2001.
TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION, RELATING TO STAR DIPLOMA, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 2559, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. The regulations of the Department of Education, relating to STAR Diploma, designated as Regulation Document Number 2559, and submitted to the General Assembly pursuant to the provisions of Article 1, Chapter 23, Title 1 of the 1976 Code, are approved.
SECTION 2. This joint resolution takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
Regulation 43-259.5 details eligibility requirements that graduating students are required to complete in order to earn the Superior Technology or Academic Requirements (STAR) Diploma. In year 2000, the South Carolina General Assembly amended the code by repealing Section 59-39-105, "Superior Technology or Academic Requirements (STAR) Diploma," relating to STAR Diploma requirements and Section 59-39-190, "Regulations," relating to the State Board of Education's authority to promulgate regulations for STAR Diploma implementation.
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