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H*4011 (Rat #0632, Act #0536 of 1986) General Bill, By Bailey and F.L. Day
    A Bill to provide for the consolidation of Dorchester County School District No. 1 and Dorchester County School District No. 3 into a single school district to be known as Dorchester County School District No. 4; to provide for the initial composition of the governing body of the new district; to establish a single-member election method for members of the governing body; to provide for the terms; to provide for a transition period; to provide for the conduct of the election of the members of the board; to provide that the consolidation takes effect upon approval by the United States Justice Department; to provide that all attendance areas in Dorchester County School Districts 1 and 3 existing on the effective date of this Act are not affected by the provisions of this Act and to provide an exception; to prohibit the consolidation of School Districts 2 and 4 unless approved by favorable referendum of the electors residing in each district; to repeal Act 268 of 1985 relating to the prohibition upon consolidating the three school districts in Dorchester County, except upon petition of the board of trustees in the districts to be consolidated and approval of a majority of the registered voters of the school districts to be consolidated voting in a referendum and ratified by the Dorchester County Board of Education; to provide for the alteration of the boundaries of School Districts Nos. 1 and 3 so that the Rosinville Community is incorporated into Dorchester County School District No. 1 and to provide for a description of the area and the date the alteration is effective; and to amend Act 535 of 1982, relating to the requirement that members of the board of trustees of Summerville School District No. 2 of Dorchester County must be elected rather than appointed and to provide the manner in which these trustees must be elected, so as to delete the requirement that a person wishing to become a candidate for election to the board shall file a petition bearing the signature of three percent of the qualified electors of the district with the County Election Commission and to require instead that candidates shall file a written notice of candidacy with the Commission; to require that the expenses of the election of board members must be borne by the District instead of the County; and to amend Section 7-7-230, as amended, relating to the designation of voting precincts and voting places in Dorchester County, so as to change the voting place in Precinct No. 16 (Clemson) from the Industrial Building, Highway 78, to the Duboe Middle School.-amended title
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06/05/86House Introduced, read first time, placed on calendar without reference HJ-3884
06/05/86House Unanimous consent for second reading on next legislative day HJ-3884
06/05/86House Unanimous consent for third reading on next legislative day HJ-3884
06/10/86House Amended HJ-3905
06/10/86House Read second time HJ-3909
06/11/86House Read third time and sent to Senate HJ-3910
06/16/86Senate Intd. & placed on loc. & uncontested cal. w/o referenc SJ-3762
06/17/86Senate Read second time SJ-3764
06/17/86Senate Ordered to third reading with notice of amendments SJ-3764
06/19/86Senate Amended SJ-3779
06/19/86Senate Read third time SJ-3792
06/19/86Senate Returned SJ-3792
06/19/86House Concurred in Senate amendment and enrolled
06/19/86 Ratified R 632
06/23/86 Signed By Governor
06/23/86 Effective date 06/23/86
06/23/86 Act No. 536
07/28/86 Copies available

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