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Sponsors: Rep. Whitmire
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Introduced in the House on February 6, 2003
Introduced in the Senate on June 3, 2003
Currently residing in the Senate Committee on Education
Summary: Oconee County School District, school board to set schedule
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 2/6/2003 House Introduced and read first time HJ-6 2/6/2003 House Referred to Committee on Education and Public Works HJ-6 2/20/2003 House Committee report: Recommended refer to different committee Education and Public Works HJ-7 2/20/2003 House Referred to Oconee Delegation HJ-7 5/28/2003 House Delegation report: Favorable Oconee Delegation HJ-7 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-2 6/3/2003 Senate Introduced and read first time 6/3/2003 Senate Referred to Committee on Education
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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL
May 28, 2003
L. Printed 5/28/03--H.
Read the first time February 6, 2003.
To whom was referred a Bill (H. 3523) to provide that beginning with school year 2003-2004, the starting date and ending date for the annual school term of the School District of Oconee County must be set, etc., respectfully
That they have duly and carefully considered the same and recommend that the same do pass:
WILLIAM E. SANDIFER III
WILLIAM R. WHITMIRE for Committee.
TO PROVIDE THAT BEGINNING WITH SCHOOL YEAR 2003-2004, THE STARTING DATE AND ENDING DATE FOR THE ANNUAL SCHOOL TERM OF THE SCHOOL DISTRICT OF OCONEE COUNTY 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 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 the School District of Oconee County 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 length of the school term.
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
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