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H 3044 General Bill, By Erickson, Long, G.R. Smith, White, Putnam, Spires, Horne, Hardee, Gambrell, Gagnon, Willis, Simrill, Bedingfield, Hamilton, Stavrinakis, McCoy, Funderburk, Norrell, Weeks, G.M. Smith, Bradley, Bowers, Newton, Anthony, Bales, Lowe, Herbkersman, Sandifer, Whitmire, Tinkler, Merrill, Clemmons, Goldfinch, H.A. Crawford, Hardwick, Johnson and Duckworth
Summary: Statutory school term
    A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 59-1-425, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE STATUTORY SCHOOL TERM, SO AS TO REVISE THE REQUIREMENT THAT THE TERM INCLUDE ONE HUNDRED AND EIGHTY INSTRUCTIONAL DAYS; TO PROVIDE AN ALTERNATIVE BASED ON EQUIVALENT INSTRUCTIONAL HOURS, TO MAKE CONFORMING CHANGES, AND TO GIVE LOCAL SCHOOL BOARDS DISCRETION IN STRUCTURING THEIR ACADEMIC CALENDAR; AND TO PROVIDE THAT NOTHING IN THIS ACT MAY AFFECT THE PROSECUTION OF VIOLATIONS OF COMPULSORY SCHOOL ATTENDANCE REQUIREMENTS.
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12/11/14House Prefiled
12/11/14House Referred to Committee on Education and Public Works
01/13/15House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 76)
01/13/15House Referred to Committee on Education and Public Works (House Journal-page 76)
01/15/15House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Felder
02/10/15House Member(s) request name removed as sponsor: Felder
02/11/15House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: White, Putnam, Spires, Horne, Hardee, Gambrell, Gagnon, Willis, Simrill, Bedingfield, Hamilton, Stavrinakis, McCoy, Funderburk, Norrell, Weeks, G.M.Smith, Bradley, Bowers, Newton, Anthony, Bales, Lowe, Herbkersman, Sandifer, Whitmire, Tinkler, Merrill, Clemmons, Goldfinch, H.A.Crawford, Hardwick, Johnson, Duckworth
02/17/15House Committee report: Favorable with amendment Education and Public Works (House Journal-page 20)
02/19/15House Amended (House Journal-page 28)
02/19/15House Read second time (House Journal-page 28)
02/19/15House Roll call Yeas-96 Nays-6 (House Journal-page 38)
02/19/15House Unanimous consent for third reading on next legislative day (House Journal-page 40)
02/20/15 Scrivener's error corrected
02/20/15House Read third time and sent to Senate (House Journal-page 3)
02/24/15Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 9)
02/24/15Senate Referred to Committee on Education (Senate Journal-page 9)



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