SC S0087 | 2021-2022 | 124th General Assembly


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on January 12 2021 - 25% progression
Action: 2021-01-12 - Referred to Committee on Education
Pending: Senate Education Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


Amend Section 59-156-120(a) Of The 1976 Code, Relating To The Availability Of The South Carolina Child Early Reading Development And Education Program, To Expand The Program In The 2021-2022 School Year To Qualified Children Residing In Other Districts Based Upon Each District's Poverty Index, To Expand The Program In The 2023-2024 School Year To All Qualified Children In All School Districts, And To Expand The Program To Include All Children Within Five Years Of The Program's Expansion For All Districts; To Amend Section 59-156-130(b)(2) Of The 1976 Code, Relating To Eligibility For Enrollment In The Program, To Make Conforming Changes; To Amend Section 59-156-140(c) Of The 1976 Code, Relating To Provider Applications, To Make Conforming Changes; And To Amend Section 59-156-220(a) Of The 1976 Code, Relating To The Funding Of The Program, To Require The General Assembly To Fund The Program In The Annual General Appropriations Act, And To Set The Rate For The 2021-2022 School Year.

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Early reading development and education program



2021-01-12SenateReferred to Committee on Education
2021-01-12SenateIntroduced and read first time
2020-12-09SenateReferred to Committee on Education

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
59156120(n/a)See Bill Text
59156130(n/a)See Bill Text
59156140(n/a)See Bill Text
59156220(n/a)See Bill Text

South Carolina State Sources

Bill Comments