South Carolina General Assembly
124th Session, 2021-2022

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R120, S836

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General Bill
Sponsors: Senators Martin, Peeler and Cromer
Document Path: l:\council\bills\jn\3429ph21.docx

Introduced in the Senate on June 8, 2021
Introduced in the House on June 21, 2021
Passed by the General Assembly on January 11, 2022
Governor's Action: February 1, 2022, Vetoed
Legislative veto action(s): Veto overridden

Summary: Local Government - Memorial Day

HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS

     Date      Body   Action Description with journal page number
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    6/8/2021  Senate  Introduced, read first time, placed on local & 
                        uncontested calendar (Senate Journal-page 4)
    6/8/2021  Senate  Unanimous consent for second and third readings on next 
                        two consecutive legislative days 
                        (Senate Journal-page 4)
    6/9/2021  Senate  Read second time (Senate Journal-page 6)
   6/10/2021  Senate  Read third time and sent to House (Senate Journal-page 1)
   6/21/2021  House   Introduced, read first time, placed on calendar without 
                        reference (House Journal-page 15)
   6/29/2021  House   Read second time
   6/29/2021  House   Roll call Yeas-99  Nays-0
   1/11/2022  House   Read third time and enrolled (House Journal-page 29)
   1/26/2022          Ratified R  120 (Senate Journal-page 35)
    2/1/2022          Vetoed by Governor
    2/3/2022  Senate  Veto overridden by originating body Ayes-34  Nays-0 
                        (Senate Journal-page 9)
    2/9/2022  House   Veto overridden Yeas-92  Nays-1
   2/15/2022          Effective date  02/09/22

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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL

6/8/2021
6/8/2021-A
6/21/2021

(Text matches printed bills. Document has been reformatted to meet World Wide Web specifications.)

NOTE: THIS IS A TEMPORARY VERSION. THIS DOCUMENT WILL REMAIN IN THIS VERSION UNTIL FINAL APPROVAL BY THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL.

(R120, S836)

AN ACT TO AMEND ACT 124 OF 1969, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE CREATION OF THE SCHOOL DISTRICT OF UNION COUNTY, SO AS TO REQUIRE THE SCHOOL DISTRICT OF UNION COUNTY TO RECOGNIZE MEMORIAL DAY AS A HOLIDAY AND ALL DISTRICT SCHOOLS AND OFFICES MUST BE CLOSED ON THAT DATE.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:

Memorial Day

SECTION    1.    Act 124 of 1969, as last amended by Act 389 of 2008, is further amended by adding an appropriately numbered SECTION at the end to read:

"SECTION    __.    Notwithstanding another provision of law, the School District of Union County shall observe Memorial Day as a legal holiday, and all district schools and offices must be closed on that date. Memorial Day must not be used as an instructional day or teacher work day, and students must not be required to attend school either in person or virtually."

Time effective

SECTION    2.    This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.

Ratified the 26th day of January, 2022.

Vetoed by the Governor -- 2/1/22.

Veto overridden by Senate -- 2/3/22.

Veto overridden by House -- 2/9/22. -- L.

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