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A97, R14, H4215
Sponsors: Rep. Hyde
Document Path: LC-0181HDB23.docx
Introduced in the House on March 29, 2023
Introduced in the Senate on April 11, 2023
Currently residing in the House
Summary: Spartanburg School District 5, reapportionment
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
|Date||Body||Action Description with journal page number|
|3/29/2023||House||Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 71)|
|3/29/2023||House||Referred to Spartanburg Delegation (House Journal-page 71)|
|3/30/2023||House||Delegation report: Favorable Spartanburg Delegation (House Journal-page 15)|
|4/4/2023||House||Debate adjourned (House Journal-page 21)|
|4/5/2023||House||Read second time (House Journal-page 16)|
|4/5/2023||House||Roll call Yeas-83 Nays-2 (House Journal-page 16)|
|4/6/2023||House||Read third time and sent to Senate (House Journal-page 16)|
|4/6/2023||House||Roll call Yeas-77 Nays-20 (House Journal-page 16)|
|4/11/2023||Senate||Introduced, read first time, placed on local & uncontested calendar (Senate Journal-page 10)|
|4/12/2023||Senate||Read second time (Senate Journal-page 11)|
|4/12/2023||Senate||Unanimous consent for second reading on next legislative day (Senate Journal-page 11)|
|4/13/2023||Senate||Read third time and enrolled (Senate Journal-page 6)|
|4/19/2023||Ratified R 14|
|4/25/2023||Signed By Governor|
|4/27/2023||Effective date 04/25/23|
|7/6/2023||Act No. 97|
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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL
(A97, R14, H4215)
AN ACT TO AMEND ACT 106 OF 2015, RELATING TO THE ELECTION DISTRICTS FROM WHICH MEMBERS OF THE SPARTANBURG COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT 5 BOARD OF TRUSTEES MUST BE ELECTED, SO AS TO REAPPORTION THESE ELECTION DISTRICTS, TO REDESIGNATE THE MAP NUMBER ON WHICH THESE DISTRICTS ARE DELINEATED AND MAINTAINED BY THE REVENUE AND FISCAL AFFAIRS OFFICE, AND TO PROVIDE DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION REGARDING THESE REVISED ELECTION DISTRICTS.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Act 106 of 2015 is amended to read:
(A) Notwithstanding another provision of law, Spartanburg County School District 5 must be governed by a board of trustees of nine members, who must be elected as outlined in this section. A trustee must be a resident of the election district from which he is elected. Trustees must be elected for four-year terms and until their successors are elected and qualify. School district elections must be held in odd numbered calendar years, with four seats being contested during one election cycle and five being contested during the following cycle.
(B) Beginning with the school district elections in 2023, the election districts from which the nine members of the Spartanburg County School District 5 Board of Trustees must be elected are as shown on the Spartanburg County School District 5 map S-83-05-23 as maintained by the Revenue and Fiscal Affairs Office.
(C) The demographic information shown on this map is as follows:
District Pop Dev. %Dev. Hisp. %Hisp.
1 5,807 -483 -7.68% 540 9.30%
2 12,706 126 1.00% 1,164 9.16%
3 38,104 364 0.96% 3,102 8.14%
Totals 56,617 4,806
District NH White %NH White NH Black %NH Black VAP %VAP
1 2,430 41.85% 2,621 45.14% 4,250 73.19%
2 8,491 66.83% 2,238 17.61% 9,331 73.44%
3 27,443 72.02% 5,225 13.71% 28,641 75.17%
Totals 38,364 10,084 42,222
District HVAP %HVAP WVAP %WVAP BVAP %BVAP
1 341 8.02% 1,883 44.31% 1,859 43.74%
2 691 7.41% 6,515 69.82% 1,592 17.06%
3 1,972 6.89% 21,261 74.23% 3,678 12.84%
Totals 3,004 29,659 7,129
(D) After the effective date of this act:
(1) Election District 1 for Spartanburg County School District 5 must be represented by a single trustee to be elected in the 2023 school district elections who is elected by the registered voters who reside within Election District 1;
(2) Election District 2 for Spartanburg County School District 5 must be represented by two trustees who are elected by the registered voters who reside within Election District 2. One of these trustees must be elected in the 2023 school district elections, and the second trustee must be elected in the 2025 school district elections; and
(3) Election District 3 for Spartanburg County School District 5 must be represented by six trustees who are elected by the registered voters who reside in Election District 3. Two of these trustees must be elected in the 2023 school district elections, at which the two candidates receiving the highest number of votes, irrespective of whether the actual result constitutes a majority of those voting, must be declared elected. Four additional trustees must be elected in the 2025 school district elections, at which the four candidates receiving the highest number of votes, irrespective of whether the actual result constitutes a majority of those voting, must be declared elected.
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
Ratified the 19th day of April, 2023.
Approved the 25th day of April, 2023.
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