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Indicates Matter Stricken
Indicates New Matter
AS PASSED BY THE SENATE
April 10, 2002
L. Printed 4/10/02--S.
Read the first time March 14, 2002.
TO AMEND ACT 518 OF 1982, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE BERKELEY COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE BOARD SHALL CONSIST OF NINE MEMBERS WHO SHALL BE ELECTED FROM DEFINED SINGLE-MEMBER ELECTION DISTRICTS BEGINNING IN 2002, TO PROVIDE FOR THE TERMS OF THE MEMBERS OF THE BOARD SO ELECTED, AND TO PROVIDE FOR OTHER PROCEDURAL MATTERS IN REGARD TO THE ELECTION OF THESE MEMBERS.
Amend Title To Conform
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Act 518 of 1982 is amended by adding a new Section 3A to read:
"Section 3A. The Berkeley County Board of Education based on the results of the 2000 census and based on the results of the census every ten years thereafter is authorized to reapportion the election districts from which members of the board are elected and are not required for this purpose to follow and use single-member election districts for election of members of the board which correspond to the single-member election districts from which members of the governing body of Berkeley County are elected.
Additionally, in this process of reapportionment the board is further authorized to increase or reduce the number of members of the board with corresponding adjustments in and to the number of single-member election districts from which the revised number of members shall be elected."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
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