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April 9, 2019
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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.
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Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
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.
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