South Carolina General Assembly
124th Session, 2021-2022

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S. 836

STATUS INFORMATION

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
Currently residing in the House

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

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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL

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

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INTRODUCED

June 21, 2021

S. 836

Introduced by Senators Martin, Peeler and Cromer

L. Printed 6/21/21--H.

Read the first time June 21, 2021.

            

A BILL

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:

SECTION    1.    Act 124 of 1969 is amended by adding an appropriately numbered SECTION 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."

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

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