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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
Currently residing in the Senate Committee on Education
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)
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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL
February 7, 2019
L. Printed 2/7/19--H.
Read the first time February 7, 2019.
TO PROVIDE THAT DURING THE 2018-2019 SCHOOL YEAR THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION MAY WAIVE THE REQUIREMENTS FOR MAKING UP DAYS BEYOND THE THREE DAYS THAT MAY BE FORGIVEN BY LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICTS FOR ANY DAYS MISSED DURING THE 2018-2019 SCHOOL YEAR BECAUSE OF SNOW, EXTREME WEATHER CONDITIONS, OR OTHER DISRUPTIONS REQUIRING SCHOOLS TO CLOSE, TO PROVIDE THESE WAIVERS ONLY MAY BE CONSIDERED AND GRANTED UPON REQUEST OF THE LOCAL SCHOOL BOARD OF TRUSTEES THROUGH A MAJORITY VOTE OF THAT LOCAL BOARD, AND TO PROVIDE THE PROVISIONS OF THIS JOINT RESOLUTION APPLY NOTWITHSTANDING THE PROVISIONS OF SECTION 59-1-425 OR ANOTHER PROVISION OF LAW.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. During the 2018-2019 School Year, the State Board of Education may waive the requirements of making up days beyond the three days forgiven 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. Such a waiver only may be considered and granted upon the request of the local board of trustees through a majority vote of that local school board. The provisions of this joint resolution apply notwithstanding the provisions of Section 59-1-424 or another provision of law.
SECTION 2. This joint resolution takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
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