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Bill Number: 3997 Ratification Number: 572 Act Number 580 Introducing Body: House Subject: Center deemed public school
(A580, R572, H3997)
AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR THE MANNER IN WHICH MILLAGE SHALL BE LEVIED AND TAXES COLLECTED IN BERKELEY COUNTY FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE BERKELEY-CHARLESTON-DORCHESTER TECHNICAL EDUCATION CENTER.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
Center deemed public school
Section 1. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the Berkeley-Charleston-Dorchester Technical Education Center shall be deemed to be a public school for purposes of the annual tax levy for school purposes in Berkeley County. The county board of education when preparing the annual school budget as provided by law and the county legislative delegation when approving such school budget as provided by law shall additionally provide for the millage to be levied for Berkeley County's share of the operating expenses of the center. The county auditor shall then levy and the county treasurer shall then collect such millage in the same manner as they levy and collect other school taxes.
Effective for tax year 1980 and thereafter
Section 2. The provisions of Section 1 of this act shall be effective for the property tax levy for the year 1980 and thereafter, and the Berkeley County Council in its next county operating budget shall no longer provide funds for the center.
Section 3. This act shall take effect upon approval by the Governor.