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Sponsors: Reps. Allison, Brannon, Chumley, Cole, Forrester, Mitchell, Tallon and Wood
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Introduced in the House on February 26, 2014
Introduced in the Senate on March 4, 2014
Currently residing in the Senate Committee on Education
Summary: Snow days
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 2/26/2014 House Introduced, read first time, placed on calendar without reference (House Journal-page 8) 2/27/2014 House Read second time (House Journal-page 14) 2/27/2014 House Roll call Yeas-60 Nays-0 (House Journal-page 14) 2/27/2014 House Unanimous consent for third reading on next legislative day (House Journal-page 15) 2/28/2014 House Read third time and sent to Senate (House Journal-page 2) 3/4/2014 Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 10) 3/4/2014 Senate Referred to Committee on Education (Senate Journal-page 10)
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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL
February 26, 2014
Introduced by Reps. Allison, Brannon, Chumley, Cole, Forrester, Mitchell, Tallon and Wood
L. Printed 2/26/14--H.
Read the first time February 26, 2014.
TO PROVIDE FOR THE WAIVER OF FIVE OR FEWER DAYS THAT SCHOOLS IN THE SPARTANBURG SCHOOL 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) Five or fewer of the days that public schools, private schools, or home schools in the Spartanburg School District 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 Spartanburg School District;
(2) private school in the district by the headmaster or board of trustees of the school; and
(3) home school in the district 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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