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Sponsors: Reps. Townsend, Cooper, Martin, Stille, Thompson and White
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Companion/Similar bill(s): 973
Introduced in the House on January 22, 2004
Introduced in the Senate on March 31, 2004
Currently residing in the Senate Committee on Finance
Summary: School millage, operating; county treasurers to consider in determining revenue lost when making disbursements to school districts
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1/22/2004 House Introduced and read first time HJ-17 1/22/2004 House Referred to Committee on Ways and Means HJ-17 3/24/2004 House Recalled from Committee on Ways and Means HJ-26 3/30/2004 House Read second time HJ-13 3/31/2004 House Read third time and sent to Senate HJ-12 3/31/2004 Senate Introduced and read first time SJ-13 3/31/2004 Senate Referred to Committee on Finance SJ-13
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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL
March 24, 2004
Introduced by Reps. Townsend, Cooper, Martin, Stille, Thompson and White
S. Printed 3/24/04--H.
Read the first time January 22, 2004.
TO AMEND SECTION 12-37-251, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE TRUST FUND FOR TAX RELIEF, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT OPERATING MILLAGE LEVIED IN A COUNTY FOR ALTERNATIVE SCHOOLS, CAREER AND TECHNOLOGY CENTERS, AND COUNTY BOARDS OF EDUCATION WHETHER OR NOT LEVIED COUNTYWIDE OR ON A SCHOOL DISTRICT BY SCHOOL DISTRICT BASIS ALSO IS CONSIDERED SCHOOL OPERATING MILLAGE TO WHICH THE PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTION PROVIDED BY THIS SECTION APPLIES, AND TO PROVIDE THAT COUNTY TREASURERS SHALL CONSIDER THESE OPERATING MILLAGES IN DETERMINING REVENUE LOST WHEN MAKING DISBURSEMENTS TO SCHOOL DISTRICTS FROM TRUST FUNDS FOR TAX RELIEF FUNDS.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Section 12-37-251(B) of the 1976 Code is amended by adding a new item (3) to read:
"(3) Operating millage levied in a county for alternative schools, career and technology centers, and county boards of education whether or not levied countywide or on a school district by school district basis in a county also is considered school operating millage to which the property tax exemption provided by this section applies. County treasurers shall consider these operating millages in determining revenue lost when making disbursements to school districts from trust fund for tax relief funds under this section."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
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