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4419Ratification Number: 329Act Number: 265Type of Legislation: General Bill GBIntroducing Body: HouseIntroduced Date: 20020108Primary Sponsor: TownsendAll Sponsors: Townsend, Walker, Littlejohn, Whipper, GilhamDrafted Document Number: l:\council\bills\nbd\11037ac02.docDate Bill Passed both Bodies: 20020508Date of Last Amendment: 20020425Governor's Action: SDate of Governor's Action: 20020520Subject: School district boards and county boards of education, orientation program for members of; Education Department to keep record of those who successfully complete; charter schools, validity of provisions of law regardingHistory Body Date Action Description Com Leg Involved ______ ________ ______________________________________ _______ ____________ ------ 20020603 Act No. A265 ------ 20020520 Signed by Governor ------ 20020514 Ratified R329 House 20020508 Concurred in Senate amendment, enrolled for ratification Senate 20020430 Read third time, returned with amendment Senate 20020425 Amended Senate 20020424 Amended, read second time, notice of general amendments Senate 20020404 Committee report: Favorable with 04 SED amendment Senate 20020228 Introduced, read first time, 04 SED referred to Committee House 20020228 Read third time, sent to Senate House 20020227 Amended, read second time House 20020221 Request for debate withdrawn by Representative Altman Hinson Law Owens Ott Parks J. Brown Clyburn Battle Miller J. Hines Davenport Walker A. Young House 20020220 Request for debate by Representative Tripp Loftis Hayes Clyburn Battle Altman Miller J. Hines Law Martin Walker Hosey Rhoad Howard Ott Weeks Coates Owens J. Brown J.H. Neal A. Young Parks Mack Davenport Hinson R. Brown Townsend House 20020214 Committee report: Favorable with 21 HEPW amendment House 20020109 Co-Sponsor added (Rule 5.2) by Rep. Gilham House 20020108 Introduced, read first time, 21 HEPW referred to Committee House 20011219 Prefiled, referred to Committee 21 HEPW Versions of This Bill Revised on February 14, 2002 - Word format Revised on February 27, 2002 - Word format Revised on April 4, 2002 - Word format Revised on April 24, 2002 - Word format Revised on April 25, 2002 - Word format
(A265, R329, H4419)
AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 59-19-45, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO ORIENTATION FOR SCHOOL DISTRICT BOARDS OF TRUSTEES AND COUNTY BOARDS OF EDUCATION, SO AS TO REQUIRE THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO KEEP A RECORD OF THE TRUSTEES WHO COMPLETE THE ORIENTATION PROGRAM; TO AMEND SECTION 59-18-900, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE DEVELOPMENT AND CONTENT OF ANNUAL REPORT CARDS FOR SCHOOLS AND SCHOOL DISTRICTS, SO AS TO REQUIRE THE PERCENTAGE OF NEW TRUSTEES WHO COMPLETE THE ORIENTATION PROGRAM TO BE REFLECTED IN THE DISTRICT'S ANNUAL REPORT CARD; AND TO ADD SECTION 59-40-200 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IF A PROVISION IN THE SOUTH CAROLINA CHARTER SCHOOL ACT OF 1996 IS FOUND UNCONSTITUTIONAL, THE REMAINING PROVISIONS OF THAT ACT ARE VALID AND ARE NOT AFFECTED BY THE UNCONSTITUTIONAL PROVISION.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
Records of completion of trustee orientation to be maintained
SECTION 1. Section 59-19-45 of the 1976 Code, as added by Act 155 of 1997, is further amended by adding:
"(F) The State Department of Education must keep a record of the school board trustees who complete the orientation program."
School district report card to reflect orientation program completion
SECTION 2. Section 59-18-900 of the 1976 Code, as last amended by Act 40 of 2001, is further amended by adding:
"(F) The percentage of new trustees who have completed the orientation requirement provided in Section 59-19-45 must be reflected on the school district report card."
SECTION 3. The 1976 Code is amended by adding:
"Section 59-40-200. If any section, subsection, paragraph, subparagraph, provision, or portion of this chapter is held to be unconstitutional or invalid by a court of competent jurisdiction, such holding shall not affect the constitutionality or validity of the remaining portions of this chapter."
SECTION 4. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
Ratified the 14th day of May, 2002.
Approved the 20th day of May, 2002.
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