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A167, R40, S454
Sponsors: Senators Hayes, Peeler and Short
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Introduced in the Senate on March 5, 2003
Introduced in the House on March 11, 2003
Passed by the General Assembly on March 19, 2003
Governor's Action: April 22, 2003, Vetoed
Legislative veto action(s): Veto overridden
Summary: York County School Districts 1-4, make up days
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 3/5/2003 Senate Introduced, read first time, placed on calendar without reference SJ-9 3/6/2003 Senate Read second time SJ-7 3/6/2003 Senate Unanimous consent for third reading on next legislative day SJ-7 3/7/2003 Senate Read third time and sent to House SJ-72 3/11/2003 House Introduced and read first time HJ-22 3/11/2003 House Referred to York Delegation HJ-23 3/13/2003 House Delegation report: Favorable York Delegation HJ-6 3/17/2003 Scrivener's error corrected 3/18/2003 House Read second time HJ-19 3/19/2003 House Read third time and enrolled HJ-26 4/16/2003 Ratified R 40 4/22/2003 Vetoed by Governor 4/23/2003 Senate Veto overridden by originating body Yeas-46 Nays-0 SJ-4 4/24/2003 House Veto overridden Yeas-6 Nays-0 HJ-6 5/1/2003 Copies available 5/1/2003 Effective date 04/24/03 10/23/2003 Act No. 167
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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL
(A167, R40, S454)
A JOINT RESOLUTION TO PROVIDE THAT SCHOOL DAYS MISSED IN 2002-2003, BY THE STUDENTS OF THE FOUR SCHOOL DISTRICTS IN YORK COUNTY WHEN THE SCHOOLS WERE CLOSED DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER CONDITIONS MAY BE MADE UP BY EXEMPTING THEM FROM THE MAKE-UP REQUIREMENT OF THE DEFINED MINIMUM PLAN THAT FULL SCHOOL DAYS MISSED DUE TO EXTREME WEATHER OR OTHER CIRCUMSTANCES BE MADE UP, AUTHORIZE EXTENDING THE LENGTH OF SCHOOL DAYS OR MAKE-UP DAYS ON SATURDAYS, OR AUTHORIZE THE DISTRICTS TO USE COMBINATIONS OF THESE AS APPROPRIATE FOR A PARTICULAR SCHOOL, AND TO REQUIRE THE PLANS CHOSEN TO BE APPROVED BY THE LOCAL SCHOOL BOARD.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
Missed school days excused
SECTION 1. (A) Up to three school days missed in 2002-2003, by the students of the four school districts in York County when the schools were closed due to inclement weather conditions may be made up by:
(1) exempting them from the make-up requirement of the defined minimum plan that full school days missed due to extreme weather or other circumstances be made up;
(2) extending the length of currently scheduled school days equivalent to the amount of time found in a normal instructional day;
(3) attending school on Saturdays; or
(4) using a combination of items (1), (2), and (3) which may be selected as an appropriate choice for a particular school district.
(B) Individual school plans are subject to the approval of the local school board.
SECTION 2. This joint resolution takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
Ratified the 16th day of April, 2003.
Vetoed by the Governor -- 4/22/03.
Veto overridden by Senate -- 4/23/03.
Veto overridden by House -- 4/24/03.
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