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Sponsors: Reps. Delleney, G.R. Smith, Collins, Elliott, Long, Magnuson, B. Newton, Pitts, G.M. Smith, Fry, Taylor, Martin, W. Newton, Loftis, Burns, Hixon and Erickson
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Companion/Similar bill(s): 137, 3146
Introduced in the House on January 10, 2017
Currently residing in the House Committee on Judiciary
Summary: S.C. Superintendent of Education
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 12/15/2016 House Prefiled 12/15/2016 House Referred to Committee on Judiciary 1/10/2017 House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 48) 1/10/2017 House Referred to Committee on Judiciary (House Journal-page 48) 1/11/2017 House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Fry (House Journal-page 42) 1/19/2017 House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Taylor 1/25/2017 House Committee report: Favorable with amendment Judiciary (House Journal-page 5) 1/31/2017 House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Martin 1/31/2017 House Debate adjourned until Wed., 2-1-17 (House Journal-page 27) 2/1/2017 House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: W.Newton 2/1/2017 House Requests for debate-Rep(s). McCoy, Stavrinakis, GR Smith, Clary, Kirby, Whipper, Sandifer, Whitmire, Weeks, King, Ott, JE Smith, Atwater, Hosey, Toole, Powers-Norrell, Dilliard, Robinson-Simpson, McKnight, R Brown (House Journal-page 16) 2/2/2017 House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Loftis, Burns 2/7/2017 House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Hixon 2/9/2017 House Debate adjourned until Tues., 2-14-17 (House Journal-page 28) 2/16/2017 House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Erickson 2/22/2017 House Recommitted to Committee on Judiciary (House Journal-page 27)
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January 25, 2017
Introduced by Reps. Delleney, G.R. Smith, Long, Pitts, Collins, B. Newton, Elliott, Magnuson, G.M. Smith, Fry and Taylor
S. Printed 1/25/17--H.
Read the first time January 10, 2017.
To whom was referred a Bill (H. 3036) to amend Section 59-3-10, Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, relating to the election of the State Superintendent of Education, so as to provide, etc., respectfully
That they have duly and carefully considered the same and recommend that the same do pass with amendment:
Amend the bill, as and if amended, Section 59-3-10(B)(1), as contained in SECTION 1, by deleting the item in its entirety and inserting:
/ (1) experience in the field of public education including, but not limited to, service as a classroom teacher, principal, other school or school district administrator, school district superintendent, member of a school board, or other education policy making body at either the state or local level or any combination of them; or /
Renumber sections to conform.
Amend title to conform.
F. GREGORY DELLENEY, JR. for Committee.
TO AMEND SECTION 59-3-10, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE ELECTION OF THE STATE SUPERINTENDENT OF EDUCATION, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE APPOINTMENT OF THE SUPERINTENDENT BY THE GOVERNOR, BY AND WITH THE ADVICE AND CONSENT OF THE SENATE, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE TERM, QUALIFICATIONS, AND FILLING OF A VACANCY IN THE OFFICE OF SUPERINTENDENT; AND TO REPEAL SECTION 59-3-20 RELATING TO VACANCIES IN THE OFFICE OF THE STATE SUPERINTENDENT OF EDUCATION.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Section 59-3-10 of the 1976 Code is amended to read:
"Section 59-3-10. (A) The State Superintendent of Education
shall must be elected at each general election in the same manner as other State officers and shall enter upon the duties of his office at the time prescribed by law. Before entering upon the duties of his office he shall give bond for the use of the State in the penal sum of five thousand dollars, with good and sufficient sureties, to be approved by the Governor, conditioned for the faithful and impartial performance of the duties of his office, and he shall also, at the time of giving bond, take and subscribe the oath prescribed in Section 26 of Article III of the Constitution of the State, which shall be endorsed upon the back of the bond. The bond shall be filed with the Secretary of State, and by him recorded and, when so recorded, shall be filed with the State Treasurer. The Superintendent of Education shall receive as compensation for his services such sum as the General Assembly shall by law provide, payable monthly out of the State Treasury, and his traveling expenses, not exceeding three hundred dollars, shall be paid out of the State Treasury upon duly itemized accounts rendered by him appointed by the Governor, with the advice and consent of the Senate. The Superintendent shall serve at the pleasure of the Governor and must receive such compensation as may be established under the provision of Section 8-11-160. A vacancy in the office of Superintendent must be filled in the same manner as the original appointment.
(B) The Superintendent of Education must possess:
(1) extensive experience in the field of education including, but not limited to, service as a classroom teacher, principal, other school or school district administrator, school district superintendent, member of a school board, or other education policy making body at either the state or local level or any combination of them; or
(2) extensive experience in operational and financial management in any field of expertise including, but not limited to, finance, economics, accounting, law, or business."
SECTION 2. Section 59-3-20 of the 1976 Code is repealed.
SECTION 3. This act takes effect upon approval and ratification of an amendment to Section 7, Article VI of the South Carolina Constitution, 1895, providing for the appointment of the State Superintendent of Education by the Governor, with the advice and consent of the Senate.
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