Current Status Bill Number:
4041Ratification Number: 247Act Number: 167Type of Legislation: General Bill GBIntroducing Body: HouseIntroduced Date: 19970416Primary Sponsor: JenningsAll Sponsors: JenningsDrafted Document Number: pt\1149ac.97Date Bill Passed both Bodies: 19970605Date of Last Amendment: 19970604Governor's Action: U Became law without signature of GovernorDate of Governor's Action: 19970615Subject: Chesterfield County school district trustees, vacancy provisions; Colleton County school district trustee, annual salary
Body Date Action Description Com Leg Involved ______ ________ _______________________________________ _______ ____________ ------ 19970918 Act No. A167 ------ 19970615 Unsigned, became law without signature of Governor ------ 19970609 Ratified R247 House 19970605 Concurred in Senate amendment, enrolled for ratification Senate 19970605 Read third time, returned to House with amendment Senate 19970604 Amended, read second time, unanimous consent for third reading on Thursday, 19970605 Senate 19970423 Introduced, read first time, placed on local and uncontested Calendar without reference House 19970422 Read third time, sent to Senate House 19970417 Read second time House 19970416 Introduced, read first time, placed on Calendar without referenceView additional legislative information at the LPITS web site.
(A167, R247, H4041)
AN ACT TO AMEND ACT 205 OF 1993, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE BOARD OF EDUCATION OF THE CHESTERFIELD COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A VACANCY MUST BE FILLED BY SPECIAL ELECTION CALLED BY THE BOARD RATHER THAN BY AN APPOINTMENT MADE BY THE BOARD AND TO AMEND SECTION 3 OF ACT 117 OF 1961, AS LAST AMENDED BY ACT 587 OF 1984, PERTAINING TO THE COMPENSATION OF MEMBERS OF THE COLLETON COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD OF TRUSTEES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT EACH MEMBER SHALL RECEIVE AN ANNUAL SALARY OF TWO THOUSAND FOUR HUNDRED DOLLARS.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. The second paragraph of Section 1 of Act 205 of 1993, as last amended by Act 505 of 1996, is further amended to read:
"In the event of a vacancy on the board occurring for any reason other than expiration of a term, the board shall call a special election to fill the unexpired term, so long as the vacancy does not occur within ten months of a regular trustee election. In this case, the vacancy must be filled for the unexpired term or for a full term, as appropriate, at the next regular election."
SECTION 2. Section 3 of Act 117 of 1961 (Section 21-2173 of the 1962 Code) as last amended by Act 587 of 1984 is further amended to read:
"Section 3. The board shall annually elect one of its members as chairman and another as vice-chairman. Persons holding such offices must be eligible to succeed themselves. The county superintendent of education shall, ex officio, act as the secretary to the board, and is under the duty of keeping proper records for the board, including the minutes of its meetings. The board shall hold regular monthly meetings which shall be open to the public, and special meetings at other times as may be necessary. The members of the board shall receive an annual salary of two thousand four hundred dollars. Each member shall also receive an expense allotment of fifty dollars per meeting except for the chairman who shall receive an expense allotment of one hundred dollars per meeting provided that in no event shall the total amount of expense payments made to any member in a year exceed one thousand two hundred dollars."
SECTION 3. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
Became law without the signature of the Governor -- 6/15/97.