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TO AMEND ACT 613 OF 1986, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO SCHOOL DISTRICTS IN RICHLAND COUNTY, SO AS TO REAPPORTION THE FOUR SINGLE-MEMBER ELECTION DISTRICTS FROM WHICH THE TRUSTEES OF RICHLAND COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT ONE ARE ELECTED, TO DESIGNATE A MAP NUMBER ON WHICH THESE SINGLE-MEMBER ELECTION DISTRICTS ARE DELINEATED, AND TO PROVIDE DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION PERTAINING TO THE REAPPORTIONED ELECTION DISTRICTS.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Act 613 of 1986 is amended by adding Section 2A to read:
"Section 2A. (1) In Richland County School District One, one trustee must be elected from each of the four defined single-member election districts established in this section and three trustees must be elected from the district at large. In 1986 and every four years thereafter, successors to the three members of the board whose terms expire in 1986 must be elected from election districts 1 and 3 respectively and one member must be elected at large. In 1988 and every four years thereafter, successors to the four members of the board whose terms expire in 1988 must be elected from election districts 2 and 4 respectively and two members must be elected at large.
(2) Notwithstanding another provision of law or of this act, beginning with the 2016 school district elections, the four defined single-member election districts from which one member of the board of trustees of Richland County School District One must be elected are as shown on the Richland County School District One map S-79-01-15 as prepared and maintained by the Revenue and Fiscal Affairs Office. The Revenue and Fiscal Affairs Office shall provide a certified copy of the map to the school district and the Richland County Board of Voter Registration and Elections. The official map must not be changed except by an act of the General Assembly or by a court of competent jurisdiction.
(3) The demographic information shown on this map is as follows:
District Pop Dev. %Dev. NH_Wht %NH_Wht NH_Blk %NH_Blk
1 50,712 330 0.65% 12,371 24.39% 35,411 69.83%
2 50,511 129 0.26% 16,271 32.21% 32,029 63.41%
3 49,973 -409 -0.81% 29,739 59.51% 17,212 34.44%
4 50,332 -50 -0.10% 25,851 51.36% 20,672 41.07%
Total 201,528 84,232 41.80% 105,324 52.26%
District VAP NHWVAP %NHWVAP NHBVAP %NHBVAP AllOth AllOthVAP
1 40,773 11,348 27.83% 27,320 67.01% 2,930 2,105
2 39,644 14,167 35.74% 23,861 60.19% 2,211 1,616
3 43,000 27,040 62.88% 13,416 31.20% 3,022 2,544
4 38,450 21,155 55.02% 14,505 37.72% 3,809 2,790
Total 161,867 73,710 79,102 11,972 9,055"
SECTION 2. Notwithstanding another provision of law, the map referenced in this act alters only the boundaries of the single-member election districts that compose Richland County School District One. It does not alter the exterior boundaries of Richland County School District One.
SECTION 3. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
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