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Sponsors: Reps. J.M. Neal and Emory
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Companion/Similar bill(s): 169
Introduced in the House on January 21, 2003
Introduced in the Senate on May 29, 2003
Currently residing in the Senate Committee on Education
Summary: School term of Lancaster school district
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1/21/2003 House Introduced and read first time HJ-17 1/21/2003 House Referred to Committee on Education and Public Works HJ-17 2/20/2003 House Committee report: Recommended refer to different committee Education and Public Works HJ-4 2/20/2003 House Referred to Lancaster Delegation HJ-4 5/27/2003 House Delegation report: Favorable Lancaster Delegation HJ-4 5/28/2003 House Read second time HJ-20 5/28/2003 Scrivener's error corrected 5/29/2003 House Read third time and sent to Senate HJ-8 5/29/2003 Senate Introduced and read first time SJ-9 5/29/2003 Senate Referred to Committee on Education SJ-9
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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL
May 27, 2003
L. Printed 5/27/03--H. [SEC 5/28/03 3:09 PM]
Read the first time January 21, 2003.
To whom was referred a Bill (H. 3370) to provide that beginning with school year 2003-2004, the starting date and ending date for the annual school term of Lancaster County School District must be set, etc., respectfully
That they have duly and carefully considered the same and recommend that the same do pass:
JAMES M. NEAL for Committee.
TO PROVIDE THAT BEGINNING WITH SCHOOL YEAR 2003-2004, THE STARTING DATE AND ENDING DATE FOR THE ANNUAL SCHOOL TERM OF LANCASTER COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT MUST BE SET BY THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE DISTRICT IN ITS SOLE DISCRETION PROVIDED THAT THE ANNUAL SCHOOL TERM MUST COMPLY WITH ALL REQUIREMENTS OF SECTION 59-1-420 RELATING TO THE 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 the school year 2003-2004, the starting date and ending date for the annual school term of Lancaster County School District must be set by the Board of Trustees or the governing body of that district in its sole discretion provided that the annual school term must comply with all requirements of Section 59-1-420 relating to the length of the school term.
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
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