Current Status Introducing Body:
SenateBill Number: 469Primary Sponsor: CoursonType of Legislation: GBSubject: School boards of trusteesResiding Body: SenateComputer Document Number: 436/12988AL.93Introduced Date: 19930224Last History Body: SenateLast History Date: 19940317Last History Type: Minority report withdrawnScope of Legislation: StatewideAll Sponsors: Courson Mitchell Leatherman PassailaigueType of Legislation: General Bill
Bill Body Date Action Description CMN Leg Involved ____ ______ ____________ ______________________________ ___ ____________ 469 Senate 19940317 Minority report withdrawn 469 Senate 19940119 Read second time, ordered to third reading with notice of general amendments, carrying over all amendments to third reading 469 Senate 19940113 Debate adjourned 469 Senate 19930330 Committee Report: majority 04 favorable, with amendment, minority unfavorable 469 Senate 19930224 Introduced, read first time, 04 referred to CommitteeView additional legislative information at the LPITS web site.
March 30, 1993
Introduced by SENATORS Courson, Mitchell, Leatherman and Passailaigue
S. Printed 3/30/93--S.
Read the first time February 24, 1993.
To whom was referred a Bill (S. 469), to amend the Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, by adding Section 59-19-25 so as to provide that members of the boards of trustees of school districts must be elected in nonpartisan elections, etc., respectfully
That they have duly and carefully considered the same, and recommend that the same do pass with amendment:
Amend the bill, as and if amended, by adding on page 1, line 40 the following:
/ Candidates for the office of trustee for the boards of trustees for the school districts of this State are prohibited from soliciting or accepting a contribution, gift, loan, or any other thing of value from a certified political party or from any person or entity acting for or on behalf of a certified political party. No candidate, candidate's committee, or person or entity acting for or on behalf of a candidate or candidate's committee may publish or distribute campaign literature which in any way states, implies, or suggests party affiliation. /
Amend title to conform.
Majority favorable. Minority unfavorable.
NIKKI G. SETZLER JAMES E. Bryan
For Majority. For Minority.
TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-19-25 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT MEMBERS OF THE BOARDS OF TRUSTEES OF SCHOOL DISTRICTS MUST BE ELECTED IN NONPARTISAN ELECTIONS ON THE FIRST TUESDAY AFTER THE FIRST MONDAY IN NOVEMBER, AND TO PROVIDE FOR CURRENT MEMBERS TO SERVE UNTIL THEIR SUCCESSORS ARE ELECTED AND QUALIFY.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. The 1976 Code is amended by adding:
"Section 59-19-25. Notwithstanding any other provision of law or special act providing for the appointment or election of school trustees in any school district, the members of the boards of trustees for the school districts of this State must be elected in nonpartisan elections occurring on the first Tuesday after the first Monday in November.
All current members of the boards of trustees of the school districts whose term expires in a different month of the year continue to serve until their successors are elected and qualify.
The terms for all persons elected to the boards of trustees commence as provided in Section 59-19-315."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.