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4257Ratification Number: 465Act Number: 449Type of Legislation: General Bill GBIntroducing Body: HouseIntroduced Date: 20010605Primary Sponsor: QuinnAll Sponsors: QuinnDrafted Document Number: l:\council\bills\pt\1581dw01.docDate Bill Passed both Bodies: 20020606Date of Last Amendment: 20020606Governor's Action: SDate of Governor's Action: 20020624Subject: Lee County School District, authorized to charge and collect incidental fees from pupils; waiver provided under certain conditionsHistory Body Date Action Description Com Leg Involved ______ ________ ______________________________________ _______ ____________ ------ 20021017 Act No. A449 ------ 20020624 Signed by Governor ------ 20020606 Ratified R465 House 20020606 Concurred in Senate amendment, enrolled for ratification Senate 20020606 Amended, read third time, returned to House with amendment Senate 20020529 Read second time, ordered to third reading with notice of general amendments Senate 20010621 Introduced, read first time, placed on local and uncontested Calendar without reference House 20010607 Read third time, sent to Senate House 20010606 Read second time House 20010606 Debate adjourned House 20010605 Introduced, read first time, placed on Calendar without reference Versions of This Bill Revised on June 5, 2001 - Word format Revised on June 21, 2001 - Word format Revised on June 6, 2002 - Word format
(A449, R465, H4257)
AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE LEE COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT TO CHARGE AND COLLECT INCIDENTAL FEES FROM PUPILS AND TO PROVIDE A WAIVER OF THESE FEES UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. (A) The Lee County School District is authorized to charge and collect incidental fees from pupils to help pay the costs of items used by students including, but not limited to, textbooks, school supplies, and special courses, programs, or activities in which students participate provided the following criteria are met:
(1) the fee must be necessary to meet the expenses of the district;
(2) the fee must be reasonable; and
(3) the items for which the fee is charged must be part of the district's educational program.
(B) The district may not deny a student the right to attend school or be promoted because of failure to pay the fees authorized under this act.
(C) The board of trustees of the district shall establish procedures and guidelines for the waiver of the fees authorized by this act for those students who are eligible for free or reduced lunches.
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
Ratified the 6th day of June, 2002.
Approved the 24th day of June, 2002.
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