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A293, R387, H4758
Sponsors: Reps. Erickson, Bedingfield, Ballentine, Pinson, Bannister, Herbkersman, E.H. Pitts, Sellers, Taylor, Young and Hodges
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Introduced in the House on February 27, 2008
Introduced in the Senate on May 1, 2008
Last Amended on April 29, 2008
Passed by the General Assembly on June 4, 2008
Governor's Action: June 11, 2008, Signed
Summary: High school student transfers
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 2/27/2008 House Introduced and read first time HJ-11 2/27/2008 House Referred to Committee on Education and Public Works HJ-11 4/22/2008 House Committee report: Favorable Education and Public Works HJ-5 4/24/2008 House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Hodges 4/24/2008 House Requests for debate-Rep(s). Kennedy, Hardwick, Miller, Kelly, Williams, Jefferson, Perry, McLeod, Hosey, Ballentine, Hayes, Whitmire, Govan, Simrill, Lowe, Young, Erickson, and EH Pitts HJ-66 4/29/2008 House Amended HJ-63 4/29/2008 House Read second time HJ-67 4/29/2008 House Roll call Yeas-72 Nays-34 HJ-67 4/30/2008 House Read third time and sent to Senate HJ-46 4/30/2008 House Roll call Yeas-76 Nays-22 HJ-50 5/1/2008 Senate Introduced and read first time SJ-9 5/1/2008 Senate Referred to Committee on Education SJ-9 5/29/2008 Senate Committee report: Favorable Education SJ-17 6/3/2008 Senate Read second time SJ-30 6/4/2008 Senate Read third time and enrolled 6/5/2008 Ratified R 387 6/11/2008 Signed By Governor 6/18/2008 Copies available 6/18/2008 Effective date 06/11/08 6/19/2008 Act No. 293
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(A293, R387, H4758)
AN ACT TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-63-425 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT WHO IS THE VICTIM OF PHYSICAL ABUSE, HARASSMENT, OR STALKING BY A CLASSMATE DURING SCHOOL HOURS OR OTHERWISE RESULTING IN A RESTRAINING ORDER BEING GRANTED AGAINST THE CLASSMATE BY A COURT OF COMPETENT JURISDICTION MAY TRANSFER WITH THE CONSENT OF THE STUDENT'S SCHOOL DISTRICT TO ANOTHER HIGH SCHOOL WITHIN OR OUT OF THE DISTRICT WITHIN THIRTY SCHOOL DAYS OF THE RESTRAINING ORDER BEING VIOLATED, WITHOUT ANY LOSS OF ELIGIBILITY TO PARTICIPATE IN INTERSCHOLASTIC ACTIVITIES AT THE SCHOOL TO WHICH THE STUDENT TRANSFERS.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
Student may transfer
SECTION 1. Article 5, Chapter 63, Title 59 of the 1976 Code is amended by adding:
"Section 59-63-425. A high school student who is the victim of physical abuse, harassment, or stalking by a classmate during school hours or otherwise resulting in a restraining order being granted against the classmate by a court of competent jurisdiction may transfer with the consent of the student's school district to another high school within or out of the district within thirty school days of the restraining order being violated, without any loss of eligibility to participate in interscholastic activities at the school to which the student transfers."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
Ratified the 5th day of June, 2008.
Approved the 11th day of June, 2008.
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