SC H4434 | 2017-2018 | 122nd General Assembly


Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Republican 9-4)
Status: Engrossed on February 22 2018 - 50% progression
Action: 2018-03-16 - Scrivener's error corrected
Text: Latest bill text (Comm Sub) [HTML]


Define Necessary Terms, To Require The State Department Of Education To Provide A Universal Screening Tool For Use By Local School Districts To Screen Students In Kindergarten Through Second Grade For Characteristics Of Dyslexia Beginning With The 2019-2020 School Year; To Provide Specific Abilities That The Screening Tool Must Measure; To Provide That Parents And Other Certain Parties May Request This Dyslexia Screening For A Student; To Require Local School Districts To Convene School-based Problem-solving Teams To Analyze Screening Data And Progress Monitoring Data To Assist Teachers In Planning And Implementing Appropriate Instruction And Evidence-based Interventions For All Students; To Require Dyslexia-specific Interventions For Students Indicated By Screenings To Have Characteristics Of Dyslexia; To Require The Department To Provide Related Professional Development Resources For Educators; To Require The State Board Of Education To Promulgate Certain Related Regulations; And To Create A Dyslexia Advisory Council To Advise The Department In Matters Relating To Dyslexia.

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Roll Calls

2018-02-21 - House - House: Passage Of Bill (Y: 106 N: 2 NV: 4 Abs: 11) [PASS]


2018-03-16 Scrivener's error corrected
2018-03-15SenateCommittee report: Favorable with amendment Education
2018-02-22 Scrivener's error corrected
2018-02-22SenateReferred to Committee on Education
2018-02-22SenateIntroduced and read first time
2018-02-22HouseRead third time and sent to Senate
2018-02-21HouseRoll call Yeas-106 Nays-2
2018-02-21HouseRead second time
2018-02-21HouseRequests for debate-Rep(s). Loftis, Hill, Magnuson
2018-02-21HouseMember(s) request name added as sponsor: Govan, Cole, King
2018-02-20HouseMember(s) request name added as sponsor: Thayer
2018-02-20 Scrivener's error corrected
2018-02-15HouseCommittee report: Favorable with amendment Education and Public Works
2018-02-13HouseMember(s) request name added as sponsor: Ott
2018-02-07HouseMember(s) request name added as sponsor: Taylor
2018-02-06HouseMember(s) request name added as sponsor: Pope
2018-01-11HouseMember(s) request name added as sponsor: Felder
2018-01-09HouseReferred to Committee on Education and Public Works
2018-01-09HouseIntroduced and read first time
2017-12-13HouseReferred to Committee on Education and Public Works

Same As/Similar To

H3414 (Similar To) 2017-03-22 - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Stavrinakis, McCoy

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