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S 286 - Appointment of the Superintendent of Education - Key Vote

South Carolina Key Votes

Jake Knotts, Jr. voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation-Joint Resolution.

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Legislation-Joint Resolution - Resolution Sent To Committee (Senate) -
Legislation-Joint Resolution - Joint Resolution Failed (Senate) (27-19) - (Key vote)

Title: Appointment of the Superintendent of Education

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a joint resolution proposing a constitutional amendment that requires the Superintendent of Education to be removed from the list of elected officials.

Highlights:
-Allows the Governor to appoint the Superintendent of Education [Section 1]. -Requires Senate approval before before the appointment can be made [Section 1]. -Abolishes the Board of Education once the Superintendent of Education is appointed by the Governor [Section 3].
Note:

NOTE: AN AMENDMENT TO THE CONSTITUTION REQUIRES TWO-THIRDS APPROVAL IN EACH CHAMBER FOR PASSAGE. IT MUST THEN BE APPROVED BY A MAJORITY OF CITIZENS VOTING IN THE NEXT ELECTION AND AGAIN BY A MAJORITY OF EACH CHAMBER IN THE NEXT SESSION TO BECOME ENACTED.

Legislation-Joint Resolution - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Appointment of the Superintendent of Education

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