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3873Ratification Number: 474Act Number: 606Introducing Body: HouseSubject: To provide for an advisory referendum in Oconee County to determine the wishes of the electors of the county as to whether the County Superintendent of Education must be elected or appointed by the Board of Trustees of the Oconee County School District
(A606, R474, H3873)
A JOINT RESOLUTION TO PROVIDE FOR AN ADVISORY REFERENDUM IN OCONEE COUNTY TO BE HELD AT THE SAME TIME AS THE 1984 GENERAL ELECTION TO DETERMINE THE WISHES OF THE ELECTORS OF THE COUNTY AS TO WHETHER THE COUNTY SUPERINTENDENT OF EDUCATION MUST BE ELECTED OR APPOINTED BY THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE OCONEE COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
Advisory referendum in Oconee County
SECTION 1. The Oconee County Commissioners of Election shall conduct an advisory referendum within the county at the same time as the 1984 general election to determine the wishes of the qualified electors of the county as to whether the county superintendent of education should be elected or appointed by the board of trustees of the Oconee County School District. Ballots must be prepared and distributed to the various voting precincts of the county with the following question printed thereon:
"Must the existing method of selecting the county superintendent of education for Oconee County by election be changed to provide for appointment of that official by the Board of Trustees of the Oconee County School District?
Place a check or cross mark in the box which expresses your opinion."
Results to be certified
SECTION 2. The County Commissioners of Election shall certify the results of the referendum to the Oconee County Legislative Delegation.
SECTION 3. Costs of the referendum provided for in this act must be paid by Oconee County.
SECTION 4. This act shall take effect upon approval by the Governor.