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  • Introduced
    Apr 21, 2021
  • Passed House
    Apr 28, 2021
  • Passed Senate
    May 13, 2021
  • Signed into Law
    May 19, 2021
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H 4241
South Carolina House Bill
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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legislature • Jul 02, 2021: Act No. 107
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      • Jul 02, 2021 | legislature
        • Act No. 107
      • Jun 01, 2021 | legislature
        • Effective date 05/19/21
      • May 19, 2021 | legislature
        • Signed By Governor
      • May 18, 2021 | legislature
        • Ratified R 107
      • May 13, 2021 | Senate
        • Read third time and enrolled
      • May 12, 2021 | Senate
        • Read second time
      • Apr 29, 2021 | legislature
        • Scrivener's error corrected
      • Apr 28, 2021 | Senate
        • Introduced, read first time, placed on local & uncontested calendar
      • Apr 28, 2021 | House
        • Read third time and sent to Senate
        • Roll call Yeas-78 Nays-0
      • Apr 27, 2021 | House
        • Read second time
        • Roll call Yeas-97 Nays-0
      • Apr 26, 2021 | legislature
        • Scrivener's error corrected
      • Apr 22, 2021 | House
        • Delegation report: Favorable Georgetown Delegation
      • Apr 21, 2021 | House
        • Introduced and read first time
        • Referred to Georgetown Delegation
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