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Sponsors: Rep. Bowers
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Introduced in the House on March 5, 2014
Introduced in the Senate on March 11, 2014
Currently residing in the Senate Committee on Education
Summary: Snow days
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 3/5/2014 House Introduced, read first time, placed on calendar without reference (House Journal-page 49) 3/6/2014 House Read second time (House Journal-page 13) 3/6/2014 House Roll call Yeas-91 Nays-0 (House Journal-page 13) 3/6/2014 House Unanimous consent for third reading on next legislative day (House Journal-page 14) 3/7/2014 House Read third time and sent to Senate (House Journal-page 1) 3/11/2014 Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 12) 3/11/2014 Senate Referred to Committee on Education (Senate Journal-page 12)
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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL
March 5, 2014
L. Printed 3/5/14--H.
Read the first time March 5, 2014.
TO PROVIDE FOR THE WAIVER OF ALL DAYS THAT SCHOOLS IN HAMPTON COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT ONE AND HAMPTON COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT TWO 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) All days that public schools in Hampton County School District One and Hampton County School District Two and in Hampton County private schools and home schools 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 Hampton County School District One and District Two;
(2) private school in these districts by the headmaster or board of trustees of the school; and
(3) home school in these districts at the discretion of a parent-teacher in the home school.
(B) The provisions of this section apply notwithstanding the provisions of Section 59-1-425 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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