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Sponsors: Reps. Neilson, Lucas and J. Hines
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Introduced in the House on March 18, 2003
Introduced in the Senate on March 26, 2003
Passed by the General Assembly on May 30, 2003
Governor's Action: August 8, 2003, Vetoed
Legislative veto action(s): Veto sustained
Summary: Darlington County; school start and ending date to be determined by the board of trustees
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 3/18/2003 House Introduced, read first time, placed on calendar without reference HJ-10 3/19/2003 House Read second time HJ-27 3/25/2003 House Read third time and sent to Senate HJ-23 3/26/2003 Senate Introduced and read first time SJ-28 3/26/2003 Senate Referred to Committee on Education SJ-28 5/29/2003 Senate Recalled from Committee on Education SJ-3 5/29/2003 Senate Read second time SJ-3 5/29/2003 Senate Unanimous consent for third reading on next legislative day SJ-3 5/30/2003 Senate Read third time and enrolled SJ-3 6/3/2003 Ratified R 128 8/8/2003 Vetoed by Governor 1/14/2004 House Veto overridden by originating body Yeas-3 Nays-0 HJ-64 1/15/2004 Senate Veto sustained Yeas-45 Nays-0 SJ-67
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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 THE DARLINGTON 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 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 Darlington 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 length of the school term.
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
Ratified the 3rd day of June, 2003.
President of the Senate
Speaker of the House of Representatives
Approved the ____________ day of _____________________2003.
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