South Carolina General Assembly
125th Session, 2023-2024
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Sponsors: Senator Gambrell
Companion/Similar bill(s): 3305, 3871
Document Path: LC-0143WAB23.docx
Introduced in the Senate on January 10, 2023
Currently residing in the Senate Committee on Education
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
|Date||Body||Action Description with journal page number|
|1/10/2023||Senate||Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 197)|
|1/10/2023||Senate||Referred to Committee on Education (Senate Journal-page 197)|
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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL
to amend the South Carolina Code of Laws by amending Section 59-63-100 so as to PROVIDE PUBLIC SCHOOLS MAY NOT CONTRACT WITH PRIVATE ENTITIES FOR THE SUPERVISION, SANCTIONING, OR REGULATION OF INTERSCHOLASTIC COMPETITIONS UNLESS THE ENTITY REQUIRES MEMBER CHARTER SCHOOLS AND PRIVATE SCHOOLS TO PARTICIPATE AT HIGHER CLASSIFICATION LEVELS OF COMPETITION IF THEY ACCEPT STUDENTS LIVING OUTSIDE OF THE PUBLIC HIGH SCHOOL ATTENDANCE ZONE IN WHICH THE THEY ARE LOCATED.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Section 59-63-100 of the S.C. Code is amended by adding a subsection to read:
(G) A public school may not contract with a private entity that supervises, sanctions, or regulates interscholastic competitions unless the entity requires that when a charter school member or private school member of the entity accepts a student from outside of the public high school attendance zone in which the charter school member or private school member, respectively, is located, the charter school member or private school member, respectively, is consequently required to compete at a classification level of competition that is one level above the classification level in which it otherwise would participate based on its enrollment. This item does not apply to a charter school member or private school member already competing at the highest classification level of competition.
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
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