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May 3, 2001
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Read the first time January 30, 2001.
To whom was referred a Bill (S. 241) to amend Act 438 of 2000 so as to provide that students who attend private school in Berkeley County who participate in interscholastic soccer or as a member of a school soccer squad, etc., respectfully
That they have duly and carefully considered the same and recommend that the same do pass:
WARREN K. GIESE for Committee.
TO AMEND ACT 438 OF 2000 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT STUDENTS WHO ATTEND PRIVATE SCHOOL IN BERKELEY COUNTY WHO PARTICIPATE IN INTERSCHOLASTIC SOCCER OR AS A MEMBER OF A SCHOOL SOCCER SQUAD MAY PARTICIPATE IN ORGANIZED SOCCER WHICH IS INDEPENDENT OF THE CONTROL OF THE SCHOOL UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS, AND TO PROVIDE THAT A SCHOOL OR STUDENT IN THOSE SCHOOLS IS NOT INELIGIBLE FOR PARTICIPATION IN INTERSCHOLASTIC SOCCER BECAUSE OF THE PARTICIPATION OF THE STUDENT OF THE SCHOOL AS A MEMBER OF AN ORGANIZED SOCCER TEAM INDEPENDENT OF THE SCHOOL'S CONTROL.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Section 1 of Act 438 of 2000 is amended to read:
"SECTION 1. For any public school in Charleston County, during the sport season for soccer, a student who resides in Charleston County, while a member of a school soccer squad or team engaged in interscholastic soccer, may become a member of or participate in an organized soccer team which is independent of the school's control as long as the participation does not interfere with the scheduled week day league games of the school squad or team. A school or student in the county is not ineligible for participation in interscholastic soccer because of participation by a student as a member of an organized soccer team, which is independent of the school's control. The provisions of this section
shall also apply to a student who attends a private school in Berkeley County irrespective of the student's county of residence."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
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