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Sponsors: Reps. Anderson, R. Williams and Jefferson
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Introduced in the House on February 7, 2019
Introduced in the Senate on February 13, 2019
Last Amended on April 9, 2019
Passed by the General Assembly on April 11, 2019
Governor's Action: April 26, 2019, Signed
Summary: Waived school days
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 2/7/2019 House Introduced, read first time, placed on calendar without reference (House Journal-page 34) 2/12/2019 House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: R.Williams, Jefferson 2/12/2019 House Read second time (House Journal-page 34) 2/12/2019 House Roll call Yeas-107 Nays-0 (House Journal-page 34) 2/13/2019 House Read third time and sent to Senate (House Journal-page 9) 2/13/2019 Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 12) 2/13/2019 Senate Referred to Committee on Education (Senate Journal-page 12) 3/21/2019 Scrivener's error corrected 3/28/2019 Senate Committee report: Favorable Education (Senate Journal-page 7) 3/29/2019 Scrivener's error corrected 4/9/2019 Senate Amended (Senate Journal-page 79) 4/9/2019 Senate Read second time (Senate Journal-page 79) 4/9/2019 Senate Roll call Ayes-38 Nays-1 (Senate Journal-page 79) 4/10/2019 Senate Read third time and returned to House with amendments (Senate Journal-page 82) 4/11/2019 House Concurred in Senate amendment and enrolled (House Journal-page 77) 4/11/2019 House Roll call Yeas-82 Nays-0 (House Journal-page 78) 4/25/2019 Ratified R 42 (Senate Journal-page 58) 4/26/2019 Signed By Governor 5/3/2019 Effective date 04/26/19
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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL
NOTE: THIS IS A TEMPORARY VERSION. THIS DOCUMENT WILL REMAIN IN THIS VERSION UNTIL FINAL APPROVAL BY THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL.
A JOINT RESOLUTION TO PROVIDE THAT DURING THE 2018-2019 SCHOOL YEAR, LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICTS MAY WAIVE MAKEUP DAYS IN ADDITION TO THE THREE DAYS FORGIVEN PURSUANT TO SECTION 59-1-425 BY THE LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICT FOR ANY DAYS MISSED DURING THE 2018-2019 SCHOOL YEAR BECAUSE OF SNOW, EXTREME WEATHER CONDITIONS, OR OTHER DISRUPTIONS REQUIRING SCHOOLS TO CLOSE; AND TO PROVIDE THE PROVISIONS OF THIS JOINT RESOLUTION APPLY NOTWITHSTANDING THE PROVISIONS OF SECTION 59-1-425 OR ANOTHER PROVISION OF LAW THAT REQUIRES SCHOOL DISTRICTS TO REQUEST A WAIVER FROM THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
Local district granting authority for the 2018-2019 School Year
SECTION 1. During the 2018-2019 School Year, a local school district may waive additional makeup days in addition to the three days forgiven pursuant to Section 59-1-425 by the local school district for any days missed during the 2018-2019 School Year because of snow, extreme weather conditions, or other disruptions requiring schools to close. The provisions of this joint resolution apply notwithstanding the provisions of Section 59-1-425 or another provision of law that requires school districts to request a waiver from the State Board of Education.
SECTION 2. This joint resolution takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
Ratified the 25th day of April, 2019.
Approved the 26th day of April, 2019. -- T.
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