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Sponsors: Reps. Walker, Talley, Littlejohn and Mahaffey
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Companion/Similar bill(s): 293
Introduced in the House on January 14, 2003
Introduced in the Senate on March 5, 2003
Currently residing in the Senate Committee on Education
Summary: Spartanburg County School Districts 1-7, trustees to determine school start date
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 12/18/2002 House Prefiled 12/18/2002 House Referred to Committee on Education and Public Works 1/14/2003 House Introduced and read first time HJ-107 1/14/2003 House Referred to Committee on Education and Public Works HJ-107 2/20/2003 House Committee report: Recommended refer to different committee Education and Public Works HJ-3 2/20/2003 House Referred to Spartanburg Delegation HJ-3 2/25/2003 House Delegation report: Favorable Spartanburg Delegation HJ-6 2/26/2003 Scrivener's error corrected 2/27/2003 House Debate adjourned until Tuesday, March 4, 2003 HJ-10 3/4/2003 House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Mahaffey 3/4/2003 House Read second time HJ-85 3/5/2003 House Read third time and sent to Senate HJ-17 3/5/2003 Senate Introduced and read first time SJ-10 3/5/2003 Senate Referred to Committee on Education SJ-10
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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL
February 25, 2003
L. Printed 2/25/03--H. [SEC 2/26/03 11:43 AM]
Read the first time January 14, 2003.
To whom was referred a Bill (H. 3258) to provide that beginning with school year 2003-2004, the starting date and ending date for the annual school term of Spartanburg County School Districts One through Seven must be set, etc., respectfully
That they have duly and carefully considered the same and recommend that the same do pass:
ROBERT E. WALKER for Committee.
TO PROVIDE THAT BEGINNING WITH SCHOOL YEAR 2003-2004, THE STARTING DATE AND ENDING DATE FOR THE ANNUAL SCHOOL TERM OF SPARTANBURG COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICTS ONE THROUGH SEVEN MUST BE SET BY THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF EACH RESPECTIVE DISTRICT IN THEIR SOLE DISCRETION, PROVIDED THAT THE ANNUAL SCHOOL TERM MUST COMPLY WITH ALL REQUIREMENTS OF SECTION 59-1-420 RELATING TO LENGTH OF THE SCHOOL TERM.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Notwithstanding the provisions of Section 59-5-71 of the 1976 Code, or any regulation or action of the State Board of Education to the contrary, beginning with school year 2003-2004, the starting date and ending date for the annual school term of Spartanburg County School Districts One through Seven must be set by the board of trustees of each respective district in their sole discretion, provided that the annual school term must comply with all requirements of Section 59-1-420 relating to length of the school term.
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
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