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A373, R262, H4775
Sponsors: Reps. Hagood, Whipper, Breeland, Limehouse, Mack, Scarborough and Stavrinakis
Document Path: l:\council\bills\dka\3460dw08.doc
Introduced in the House on February 27, 2008
Introduced in the Senate on March 4, 2008
Passed by the General Assembly on May 1, 2008
Governor's Action: May 13, 2008, Signed
Summary: Constituent school district board of trustees
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 2/27/2008 House Introduced, read first time, placed on calendar without reference HJ-49 2/28/2008 House Read second time HJ-10 2/28/2008 House Unanimous consent for third reading on next legislative day HJ-12 2/28/2008 Scrivener's error corrected 2/29/2008 House Read third time and sent to Senate HJ-1 3/4/2008 Senate Introduced, read first time, placed on local & uncontested calendar SJ-12 4/30/2008 Senate Read second time SJ-37 5/1/2008 Senate Read third time and enrolled SJ-26 5/8/2008 Ratified R 262 5/13/2008 Signed By Governor 5/19/2008 Copies available 5/19/2008 Effective date 05/13/08 8/6/2008 Act No. 373
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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL
(A373, R262, H4775)
AN ACT TO AMEND ACT 340 OF 1967, AS AMENDED, CREATING THE CHARLESTON COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT, SO AS TO CHANGE THE DATES FOR FILING OF CONSTITUENT SCHOOL DISTRICT BOARD OF TRUSTEES AND TO CONSOLIDATE THE SCHOOL BOARD TO CONFORM WITH PROVISIONS OF STATE LAW.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
Dates for filing changed
SECTION 1. Section 1A of Act 340 of 1967, as last amended by Act 763 of 1988, is further amended to read:
"Section 1A. Candidates for the constituent school district board of trustees shall file with the county election commission not later than twelve o'clock noon on August fifteenth or, if August fifteenth falls on Saturday or Sunday, not later than twelve o'clock noon of the following Monday of each election year. Candidates who filed must be placed upon the ballot in the general election without any party designation and in alphabetical order."
Dates for filing changed
SECTION 2. Section 2A of Act 340 of 1967, as added by Act 936 of 1970, is amended to read:
"Section 2A. The election of the members of the board of trustees must be nonpartisan and candidates for the board of trustees of the Charleston County School District must be nominated by petition only filed with the county election commission not later than twelve o'clock noon on July fifteenth or, if July fifteenth falls on Saturday or Sunday, not later than twelve o'clock noon on the following Monday of each election year signed by not less than five hundred qualified resident electors of Charleston County, not less than two hundred fifty of whom also must be residents of the area which the candidate nominated represents. Candidates who are nominated must be placed upon the ballot in the general election without any party designation and in alphabetical order."
SECTION 3. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
Ratified the 8th day of May, 2008.
Approved the 13th day of May, 2008.
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