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March 24, 2021
Introduced by Reps. Allison, Trantham, Felder, Simrill, Ligon, Collins, Calhoon, Huggins, McCabe and Pope
S. Printed 3/24/21--S. [SEC 3/25/21 3:03 PM]
Read the first time March 11, 2021.
TO WAIVE CERTAIN PROVISIONS OF SECTION 59-63-100 OF THE 1976 CODE RELATING TO LIMITATIONS ON HOMESCHOOL STUDENT ELIGIBILITY TO PARTICIPATE IN PUBLIC SCHOOL INTERSCHOLASTIC ACTIVITIES FOR THE 2021-2022 AND 2022-2023 SCHOOL YEARS.
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Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. For the 2020-2021 and 2021-2022 School Years, the requirements of Section 59-63-100(A)(3) of the 1976 Code are waived for homeschool students as defined in Section 59-65-40, 59-64-45, or 59-65-47. For the purposes of this resolution, eligible students must have been enrolled in a public school for the beginning of either the 2019-2020 School Year or 2020-2021 School Year.
SECTION 2. The four academic course requirement provided by Section 59-39-160, and as also may be provided by regulation, for all students to participate in interscholastic activities, including all sports-related activities, is waived due to the COVID-19 pandemic for the 2020-2021 School Year. And for this school year, to participate in interscholastic activities, including all sports-related activities, students must achieve an overall passing average in at least three academic courses and be on track for graduation.
SECTION 3. This joint resolution takes effect upon approval of the Governor.
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