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Sponsors: Reps. Pinson, Parks, M.A. Pitts, Duncan, Taylor and Anthony
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Introduced in the House on January 29, 2003
Introduced in the Senate on June 3, 2003
Passed by the General Assembly on June 5, 2003
Governor's Action: August 8, 2003, Vetoed
Legislative veto action(s): Veto sustained
Summary: School term in certain Greenwood/Laurens county schools
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1/29/2003 House Introduced and read first time HJ-36 1/29/2003 House Referred to Committee on Education and Public Works HJ-36 2/20/2003 House Committee report: Recommended refer to different committee Education and Public Works HJ-6 2/20/2003 House Referred to Greenwood Delegation HJ-6 5/28/2003 House Delegation report: Favorable Greenwood Delegation HJ-6 5/29/2003 House Read second time HJ-12 5/29/2003 House Unanimous consent for third reading on next legislative day HJ-14 5/30/2003 House Read third time and sent to Senate HJ-1 6/3/2003 Senate Introduced, read first time, placed on calendar without reference SJ-37 6/3/2003 Senate Unanimous consent for second reading on next legislative day SJ-37 6/3/2003 Senate Unanimous consent for third reading on next legislative day SJ-37 6/4/2003 Senate Read second time SJ-109 6/5/2003 Senate Read third time and enrolled SJ-307 6/5/2003 Ratified R 169 8/8/2003 Vetoed by Governor 1/14/2004 House Veto overridden by originating body Yeas-4 Nays-0 HJ-69 1/15/2004 Senate Veto sustained Yeas-45 Nays-0 SJ-49
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AN ACT TO PROVIDE THAT BEGINNING WITH SCHOOL YEAR 2003-2004, THE STARTING DATE AND ENDING DATE FOR THE ANNUAL SCHOOL TERM OF SCHOOL DISTRICTS NO. 50 AND 52 IN GREENWOOD COUNTY, SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 51 IN GREENWOOD AND LAURENS COUNTIES, AND SCHOOL DISTRICTS NO. 55 AND 56 IN LAURENS COUNTY MUST BE SET BY THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE DISTRICTS 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:
School starting and ending date
SECTION 1. (A) Notwithstanding the provisions of Section 59-5-71 of the 1976 Code, or a regulation or action of the State Board of Education to the contrary, beginning with school year 2003-2004, local school district boards of trustees of the following districts shall set the starting and ending date for the annual school terms of the schools in their districts:
(1) School District No. 50 in Greenwood County;
(2) School District No. 52 in Greenwood County;
(3) School District No. 51 in Greenwood and Laurens Counties;
(4) School District No. 55 in Laurens County; and
(5) School District No. 56 in Laurens County.
(B) 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.
Ratified the 5th day of June, 2003.
President of the Senate
Speaker of the House of Representatives
Approved the ____________ day of _____________________2003.
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