SC S0604 | 2021-2022 | 124th General Assembly


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 3-0)
Status: Introduced on February 24 2021 - 25% progression
Action: 2021-02-24 - Referred to Committee on Education
Pending: Senate Education Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


Amend Section 59-23-210, Code Of Laws Of South Carolina, 1976, Relating To The Construction, Improvement, And Renovation Of Public Schools, So As To Provide The State Department Of Education Only May Approve Plans And Specifications For All Construction, Improvement, And Renovation Of Public School Buildings, Subject To Applicable State And Local Building Codes And Standards, Compliance With Which Is Left To The Determination Of Local Building Code Officials, To Eliminate Other Related Authority Of The State Department Of Education And To Exclude The District Administration Buildings From The Provisions Of Chapter 23, Title 59; To Amend Section 59-23-230, Relating To Waivers From Certain School Building Regulations, So As To Make Conforming Changes; To Amend Section 59-23-250, Relating To Requirements That School Districts Must Receive Approval From The Department Before Property Acquisitions Or Modifications, So As To Make Conforming Changes; And To Repeal Section 59-23-220 Relating To Inspections And Certificates Of Approval Issued By The Department For Local School Construction, Improvements, And Renovations, And Section 59-23-240 Relating To Inspections Of Public Schools For Which Waivers From Certain School Regulations Have Been Granted.

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2021-02-24SenateReferred to Committee on Education
2021-02-24SenateIntroduced and read first time

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Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
5923210(n/a)See Bill Text
5923220(n/a)See Bill Text
5923230(n/a)See Bill Text
5923240(n/a)See Bill Text
5923250(n/a)See Bill Text

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