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A21, R47, H3274
Sponsors: Reps. Townsend and Clark
Document Path: l:\council\bills\swb\5123sd03.doc
Companion/Similar bill(s): 87
Introduced in the House on January 14, 2003
Introduced in the Senate on March 4, 2003
Passed by the General Assembly on April 1, 2003
Governor's Action: April 21, 2003, Signed
Summary: Payment of student fees
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1/14/2003 House Introduced and read first time HJ-108 1/14/2003 House Referred to Committee on Education and Public Works HJ-108 1/29/2003 House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Clark 2/20/2003 House Committee report: Favorable Education and Public Works HJ-1 2/21/2003 Scrivener's error corrected 2/26/2003 House Read second time HJ-18 2/27/2003 House Read third time and sent to Senate HJ-8 3/4/2003 Senate Introduced and read first time SJ-11 3/4/2003 Senate Referred to Committee on Education SJ-11 3/25/2003 Senate Committee report: Favorable Education SJ-5 3/27/2003 Senate Read second time SJ-75 4/1/2003 Senate Read third time and enrolled SJ-8 4/16/2003 Ratified R 47 4/21/2003 Signed By Governor 5/1/2003 Copies available 5/1/2003 Effective date 04/21/03 5/12/2003 Act No. 21
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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL
(A21, R47, H3274)
AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 59-19-90, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976 RELATING TO POWERS AND DUTIES OF SCHOOL TRUSTEES, SO AS TO REVISE THE MANNER IN WHICH MATRICULATION AND INCIDENTAL FEES MAY BE CHARGED BY SCHOOL DISTRICTS INCLUDING PROVISIONS TO EXEMPT CERTAIN STUDENTS FROM THESE FEES.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
Charging of matriculation and incidental fees
SECTION 1. Section 59-19-90(8) of the 1976 Code is amended to read:
"(8) Charge matriculation and incidental fees. Charge and collect matriculation and incidental fees from students; however, regulations or policies adopted by the board regarding charges and collections must take into account the students' ability to pay and must hold the fee to a minimum reasonable amount. Fees may not be charged to students eligible for free lunches and must be reduced pro rata for students eligible for reduced price lunches;"
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
Ratified the 16th day of April, 2003.
Approved the 21st day of April, 2003.
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