SC H3605 | 2023-2024 | 125th General Assembly


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Strong Partisan Bill (Republican 16-1)
Status: Passed on May 10 2023 - 100% progression
Action: 2023-05-10 - Act No. 13
Text: Latest bill text (Draft #9) [HTML]


Amend The South Carolina Code Of Laws By Enacting The "earn And Learn Act Of 2023", By Amending Section 40-1-80, Relating To Investigations Of Licensees, So As To Require The Director To Send Information Regarding An Investigation To The Licensee; By Amending Section 40-1-90, Relating To Disciplinary Action Proceedings, So As To Allow A Licensee To Request Certification Of An Investigation From The Director; By Amending Section 40-1-140, Relating To Effect Of Prior Criminal Convictions Of Applicants, So As To Prohibit The Denial Of A License Based Solely Or In Part On A Prior Criminal Conviction In Certain Circumstances; And By Adding Section 40-1-77 So As To Provide A Method To Allow A Worker To Earn A Paycheck While Fulfilling Applicable Licensing Requirements. - Ratified Title

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Earn and Learn Act of 2023


Roll Calls

2023-04-26 - House - House: Concur In Senate Amendments (Y: 111 N: 0 NV: 9 Abs: 4) [PASS]
2023-04-13 - Senate - Senate: 2nd Reading (Y: 39 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 5) [PASS]
2023-01-31 - House - House: Passage Of Bill (Y: 114 N: 0 NV: 4 Abs: 6) [PASS]


2023-05-10 Act No. 13
2023-05-10 Effective date 05/08/23
2023-05-08 Signed By Governor
2023-05-02 Ratified R 21
2023-04-26HouseRoll call Yeas-111 Nays-0
2023-04-26HouseConcurred in Senate amendment and enrolled
2023-04-20HouseDebate adjourned
2023-04-18SenateRead third time and returned to House with amendments
2023-04-14 Scrivener's error corrected
2023-04-13SenateRoll call Ayes-39 Nays-0
2023-04-13SenateRead second time
2023-04-13SenateCommittee Amendment Adopted
2023-03-08 Scrivener's error corrected
2023-03-07SenateCommittee report: Favorable with amendment Labor, Commerce and Industry
2023-02-01 Scrivener's error corrected
2023-02-01SenateReferred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry
2023-02-01SenateIntroduced and read first time
2023-02-01HouseRead third time and sent to Senate
2023-01-31HouseRoll call Yeas-114 Nays-0
2023-01-31HouseRead second time
2023-01-31HouseMember(s) request name added as sponsor: Forrest, Blackwell, B.Newton, Caskey, Ligon
2023-01-27 Scrivener's error corrected
2023-01-26HouseCommittee report: Favorable with amendment Labor, Commerce and Industry
2023-01-26HouseMember(s) request name added as sponsor: Magnuson, Pace, Long, Elliott, Burns, May, Beach
2023-01-25HouseMember(s) request name added as sponsor: Kirby, Oremus
2023-01-18HouseMember(s) request name added as sponsor: Carter
2023-01-11HouseReferred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry
2023-01-11HouseIntroduced and read first time

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
401140(n/a)See Bill Text
40177(n/a)See Bill Text
40180(n/a)See Bill Text
40190(n/a)See Bill Text

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