§ 59-17-10 School districts as bodies politic and corporate
§ 59-17-20 Alteration or division of school districts
§ 59-17-30 Effect of alteration or division of school districts on bonds or payment for buildings of existing districts
§ 59-17-40 Alteration or division of school districts; consolidated district for entire county and district formed from two or more counties
§ 59-17-50 Consolidation of schools and school districts by county board of education
§ 59-17-60 Filing order of consolidation
§ 59-17-70 Effect of consolidation
§ 59-17-80 Dissolution of school districts in adjoining counties
§ 59-17-90 Purposes for which school districts may combine
§ 59-17-100 School districts to provide Department of Education with copies of audit reports
§ 59-17-110 Duty of school districts to defend actions or proceedings against their employees
§ 59-17-120 Reissue of school bonds subject to debt service budget and debt limit
§ 59-17-130 American Sign Language course; development of teacher qualifications and academic standards; satisfaction of foreign language credit requirement
§ 59-17-135 Character education
§ 59-17-140 Religion and public schools training for teachers and administrators
§ 59-17-150 Promotion of walking or bicycling to school safety
§ 59-17-155 Automated external defibrillator program; immunity from civil liability; state contract for purchase of defibrillators

Terms Used In South Carolina Code > Title 59 > Chapter 17

  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Bail: Security given for the release of a criminal defendant or witness from legal custody (usually in the form of money) to secure his/her appearance on the day and time appointed.
  • Board: means the South Carolina Board of Natural Resources. See South Carolina Code 50-5-15
  • Clerk of court: An officer appointed by the court to work with the chief judge in overseeing the court's administration, especially to assist in managing the flow of cases through the court and to maintain court records.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • convicted: means adjudication at trial or civil hearing and includes the entry of a plea of guilty, or nolo contendere, or the forfeiture of bail or collateral deposited to secure a defendant's appearance in court. See South Carolina Code 50-5-15
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Department: means the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources unless otherwise stated. See South Carolina Code 50-5-15
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • Fish: means finfish, shellfish including mollusks, crustaceans, horseshoe crabs, whelks (conchs), turtles, and terrapin or products thereof. See South Carolina Code 50-5-15
  • Fishing: means all activity and effort involved in taking or attempting to take fish. See South Carolina Code 50-5-15
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • Mariculture: means controlled cultivation in confinement of marine and estuarine organisms in salt waters. See South Carolina Code 50-5-15
  • Nolo contendere: No contest-has the same effect as a plea of guilty, as far as the criminal sentence is concerned, but may not be considered as an admission of guilt for any other purpose.
  • Person: means an individual, a partnership, a firm, a corporation, an association, or other legal entity. See South Carolina Code 50-21-10
  • Plea: In a criminal case, the defendant's statement pleading "guilty" or "not guilty" in answer to the charges, a declaration made in open court.
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • Take: means to harass intentionally, hunt, capture, gather, harvest, remove, catch, wound, or kill or attempt to harass, hunt, capture, gather, harvest, remove, catch, wound, or kill. See South Carolina Code 50-5-15
  • Trap: is a n enclosed device used for taking fish, constructed to facilitate entry but prohibit or restrict exit of fish and is also called "pot". See South Carolina Code 50-5-15
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Use: means operate, navigate, or employ. See South Carolina Code 50-21-10
  • Vessel: means every description of watercraft, other than a seaplane regulated by the federal government, used or capable of being used as a means of transportation on water. See South Carolina Code 50-21-10