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Sponsors: Rep. Alexander
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Companion/Similar bill(s): 432
Introduced in the House on January 27, 2011
Introduced in the Senate on January 12, 2012
Last Amended on January 11, 2012
Currently residing in the Senate Committee on Education
Summary: Consolidating School Districts study committee
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1/27/2011 House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 17) 1/27/2011 House Referred to Committee on Education and Public Works (House Journal-page 17) 6/1/2011 House Committee report: Favorable with amendment Education and Public Works (House Journal-page 6) 6/2/2011 House Debate adjourned (House Journal-page 17) 1/10/2012 House Amended (House Journal-page 77) 1/10/2012 House Debate adjourned until Wed., 01-11-12 (House Journal-page 77) 1/11/2012 House Amended (House Journal-page 27) 1/11/2012 House Read second time (House Journal-page 27) 1/11/2012 House Roll call Yeas-100 Nays-3 (House Journal-page 27) 1/12/2012 House Read third time and sent to Senate (House Journal-page 132) 1/12/2012 Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 6) 1/12/2012 Senate Referred to Committee on Education (Senate Journal-page 6)
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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL
January 11, 2012
S. Printed 1/11/12--H.
Read the first time January 27, 2011.
TO CREATE A STUDY COMMITTEE TO STUDY THE FEASIBILITY AND COST EFFECTIVENESS OF CONSOLIDATING SCHOOL DISTRICTS WITHIN THE INDIVIDUAL COUNTIES OF THIS STATE, TO PROVIDE FOR THE DUTIES OF THE COMMITTEE AND FOR ITS MEMBERSHIP, AND TO REQUIRE THE COMMITTEE TO REPORT ITS FINDINGS TO THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY BY JANUARY 31, 2012, AT WHICH TIME THE STUDY COMMITTEE IS ABOLISHED.
Amend Title To Conform
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. (A) There is created a study committee to study the feasibility and cost effectiveness of consolidating the school districts within the individual counties of this State. In making its determinations, the study committee shall consider potential savings that may occur from the centralization of the administrative and programmatic functions of the several districts.
(B) The study committee is composed of the following five members:
(1) one member appointed by the Speaker of the House of Representatives;
(2) one member appointed by the President Pro Tempore of the Senate;
(3) one member appointed by the Governor;
(4) the State Superintendent of Education or his designee, who shall serve ex officio; and
(5) one member who serves as a superintendent of a school district of this State, appointment by the State Superintendent of Education.
(C) The study committee shall report its findings to the General Assembly by January 31, 2013, at which time the committee is abolished.
(D) The members shall serve without compensation and may not receive mileage or per diem.
SECTION 2. This joint resolution takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
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