H 4241

  • South Carolina House Bill
  • 2021-2022 Regular Session
  • Introduced in House Apr 28, 2021
  • Passed House Apr 28, 2021
  • Passed Senate May 13, 2021
  • Signed by Governor May 19, 2021

AN ACT TO AMEND ACT 907 OF 1962, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE GEORGETOWN COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT AND THE GEORGETOWN COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION, SO AS TO, AMONG OTHER THINGS, CONFORM LOCAL ELECTION PROCEDURES FOR MEMBERS OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION TO THE CONTROLLING 2008 CONSENT JUDGMENT AND DECREE; TO DEFINE RELEVANT TERMS; TO PROVIDE THAT THE GEORGETOWN COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT MUST BE GOVERNED BY A BOARD OF EDUCATION CONSISTING OF NINE MEMBERS WHO MUST BE ELECTED IN NONPARTISAN ELECTIONS CONDUCTED AT THE SAME TIME AS THE GENERAL ELECTION AND EVERY FOUR YEARS THEREAFTER, EXCEPT AS PROVIDED IN THIS ACT TO STAGGER THE MEMBERS' TERMS; TO PROVIDE THAT WHEN A VACANCY OCCURS IN OFFICE, BY REASON OF DEATH, RESIGNATION, OR REMOVAL, THE VACANCY IN OFFICE SHALL BE FILLED BY A SPECIAL ELECTION FOR THE REMAINDER OF THE UNEXPIRED TERM; TO PROVIDE THAT PERSONS DESIRING TO QUALIFY AS A CANDIDATE FOR THE GEORGETOWN COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION SHALL FILE WRITTEN NOTICE OF CANDIDACY WITH THE GEORGETOWN COUNTY BOARD OF VOTER REGISTRATION AND ELECTIONS; TO ESTABLISH THE APPLICABLE CANDIDATE FILING PERIOD; TO PROVIDE THAT THE GEORGETOWN COUNTY BOARD OF VOTER REGISTRATION AND ELECTIONS SHALL CONDUCT AND SUPERVISE THE ELECTIONS FOR MEMBERS OF THE GEORGETOWN COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION IN THE MANNER GOVERNED BY THE ELECTION LAWS OF THIS STATE, MUTATIS MUTANDIS; AND TO REPEAL ACT 237 OF 1983 RELATING TO BOARD VACANCIES. - ratified title

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Jul 02, 2021

South Carolina Legislature

Act No. 107

Jun 01, 2021

South Carolina Legislature

Effective date 05/19/21

May 19, 2021

South Carolina Legislature

Signed By Governor

May 18, 2021

South Carolina Legislature

Ratified R 107

May 13, 2021

Senate

Read third time and enrolled

May 12, 2021

Senate

Read second time

Apr 29, 2021

South Carolina Legislature

Scrivener's error corrected

Apr 28, 2021

Senate

Introduced, read first time, placed on local & uncontested calendar

House

Read third time and sent to Senate

House

Roll call Yeas-78 Nays-0

Apr 27, 2021

House

Roll call Yeas-97 Nays-0

House

Read second time

Apr 26, 2021

South Carolina Legislature

Scrivener's error corrected

Apr 22, 2021

House

Delegation report: Favorable Georgetown Delegation

Apr 21, 2021

House

Introduced and read first time

House

Referred to Georgetown Delegation

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