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5172Ratification Number: 369Act Number: 431Type of Legislation: General Bill GBIntroducing Body: HouseIntroduced Date: 20020423Primary Sponsor: ColemanAll Sponsors: ColemanDrafted Document Number: l:\council\bills\gjk\21026sd02.docDate Bill Passed both Bodies: 20020515Governor's Action: U Became law without signature of GovernorDate of Governor's Action: 20020529Subject: Fairfield County School District, annual school budget increasesHistory Body Date Action Description Com Leg Involved ______ ________ ______________________________________ _______ ____________ ------ 20021017 Act No. A431 ------ 20020529 Unsigned, became law without signature of Governor ------ 20020522 Ratified R369 Senate 20020515 Read third time, enrolled for ratification Senate 20020514 Read second time, unanimous consent for third reading on the next Legislative day Senate 20020425 Introduced, read first time, placed on local and uncontested Calendar without reference House 20020425 Read third time, sent to Senate House 20020424 Read second time House 20020423 Introduced, read first time, placed on Calendar without reference Versions of This Bill Revised on April 23, 2002 - Word format Revised on April 25, 2002 - Word format
(A431, R369, H5172)
AN ACT TO AMEND ACT 191 OF 1991, RELATING TO THE FAIRFIELD COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT, SO AS TO REVISE THE AMOUNT OF ANNUAL SCHOOL BUDGET INCREASES WHICH DO NOT REQUIRE THE APPROVAL OF THE COUNTY COUNCIL, AND TO DELETE CERTAIN LANGUAGE RELATING TO THE NOTIFICATION OF AND SETTING OF THE SCHOOL MILLAGE.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
School budget increases; setting of school millage
SECTION 1. Section 9 of Act 191 of 1991 is amended to read:
"Section 9. The board shall prepare an annual budget for general school purposes. The board is authorized and empowered, by resolution duly adopted, to determine and fix the amount of the levy needed to operate schools in the district and shall notify the county auditor on or before June fifteenth of each year of the amount of the levy and file with him a certified copy of the resolution. In the event the annual budget requires an increase in millage in excess of three mills above that levied for the previous year or increases in excess of the consumer price index for the previous year, whichever is less, the budget must be submitted for approval to the Fairfield County Council."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
Ratified the 22nd day of May, 2002.
Became law without the signature of the Governor -- 5/29/02.
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