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Sponsors: Reps. Govan, Hosey, R.L. Ott and Cobb-Hunter
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Introduced in the House on February 20, 2014
Introduced in the Senate on February 26, 2014
Currently residing in the Senate Committee on Education
Summary: Snow days
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 2/20/2014 House Introduced, read first time, placed on calendar without reference (House Journal-page 41) 2/25/2014 House Read second time (House Journal-page 16) 2/25/2014 House Roll call Yeas-49 Nays-0 (House Journal-page 16) 2/26/2014 House Read third time and sent to Senate (House Journal-page 17) 2/26/2014 Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 9) 2/26/2014 Senate Referred to Committee on Education (Senate Journal-page 9)
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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL
February 20, 2014
L. Printed 2/20/14--H.
Read the first time February 20, 2014.
TO PROVIDE THAT THE ORANGEBURG CONSOLIDATED SCHOOL DISTRICT 5 BOARD OF TRUSTEES MAY WAIVE TIME THAT SCHOOLS IN THE DISTRICT CLOSED IN 2014 DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER FROM WINTER STORM LEON AND WINTER STORM PAX FROM THE STATUTORY REQUIREMENT THAT SCHOOL DAYS MISSED DUE TO SNOW, EXTREME WEATHER, OR OTHER DISRUPTIONS BE MADE UP, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THIS REQUIREMENT DOES NOT APPLY TO TIME MISSED DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER FROM THESE STORMS.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. (A) Any time that public schools, private schools, or home schools in Orangeburg Consolidated School District 5 closed in 2014 due to inclement weather in Winter Storm Leon, Winter Storm Pax, or both, may be exempted from the requirement that full school days missed due to snow, extreme weather, or other disruptions be made up. This exemption only may be made for a:
(1) public school in the district by the board of trustees of Orangeburg Consolidated School District 5;
(2) private school in the district by the headmaster or board of trustees of the school; and
(3) home school at the discretion of a parent-teacher in the home school.
(B) The provisions of this section apply notwithstanding the provisions of Section 59-1-245 or another provision of law requiring school time missed by students due to school closure caused by snow, inclement weather conditions, or other disruptions.
SECTION 2. This joint resolution takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
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