Bills Pending South Carolina Senate Education Committee

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SCS0799N/AA Bill To Amend Section 59-18-310, Relating To The Statewide Assessment Program, To Remove The Social Studies Testing Requirements And To Delete The Formative Assessment Requirements; To Amend Section 59-18-320(b), Relating To The Administration Of A...
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2017-12-06
To Senate Education Committee
SCS0808N/ARelating To Colleges And Institutions Of Higher Learning Generally, By Adding Article 5, To Provide That Participating Institutions In This State Shall Annually Award Stipends To Collegiate Athletes Who Participate In An Intercollegiate Sport And Mai...
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2017-12-06
To Senate Education Committee
SCS0824N/AAbolish The Committee And Devolve Its Functions, Powers, Duties, Responsibilities, And Authority Upon The State Department Of Education And State Board Of Education Based On Recommendations Reported By A Joint Committee Of The General Assembly, And T...
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2017-12-06
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SCS0826N/AEliminate The Requirement And Vest Sole Authority For Setting The Start Date Of A District In The School Board Of The District.
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2017-12-06
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SCS0823N/AProvide That The Opening Date For Students To Attend Public Schools During The 2018-2019 School Year May Be As Early As The Second Monday In August, At The Determination Of The School District Board Of Trustees.
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2017-12-06
To Senate Education Committee
SCS0827N/AProhibit The Recruitment Of Student Athletes By Public Schools, Including Charter Schools.
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2017-12-06
To Senate Education Committee
SCS0807N/ARelating To The Composition Of The Board Of Visitors Of The Citadel, To Provide That The Board Of Visitors Shall Be Composed Of The Governor, Ex Officio, Or His Designee; The Adjutant General, Ex Officio, Or His Designee; The State Superintendent Of ...
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2017-12-06
To Senate Education Committee
SCS0825N/AProvide For The Waiver Of One Day That Schools Closed Due To The State Of Emergency Declared For Hurricane Irma.
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2017-12-06
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SCS0711IntroBy Adding Section 59-111-190, To Provide That A South Carolina Resident Who Otherwise Qualifies For The Life, Hope, Or Palmetto Fellows Scholarship But Who Attends School In Another State Because No Public College Or University Offers His Chosen Majo...
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2017-05-08
To Senate Education Committee
SCS0709IntroRequire Fire And Safety Inspections At All Public School Facilities At Least Annually, And To Provide Related Powers And Duties Of The Office Of The State Fire Marshal.
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2017-05-08
To Senate Education Committee
SCS0678IntroProvide A Student Who Resides For One Semester In The Community In Which He Attends College Must Be Considered Qualified To Be An Elector And May Register To Vote If He Meets Certain Existing Requirements; And To Make The Provisions Effective July 1,...
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2017-05-02
To Senate Education Committee
SCH3821EngrossRequire Certain Institutions Of Higher Education To Offer Mandatory Courses On The Prescribing And Monitoring Of Schedule Ii, Iii, And Iv Controlled Substances.
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2017-04-11
To Senate Education Committee
SCS0622IntroProvide A Citation, To State The Purpose Of The Chapter, To Provide Necessary Definitions, To Provide Parents Of Eligible Children May Establish And Fund Accounts For Use In Meeting Certain Education Expenses, To Provide Guidelines For The Use Of Suc...
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2017-04-05
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SCH3311EngrossProvide A Tax Credit For Taxpayers Who Contribute To The Workforce Scholarship And Grant Fund.
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2017-04-04
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SCH3427EngrossProvide The Purpose Of The Section, To Provide That, Beginning With The 2018-2019 School Year, Public High Schools And Public Charter High Schools Shall Offer Certain Computer Science Coursework, To Require The State Board Of Education To Adopt And E...
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2017-03-22
To Senate Education Committee
SCS0542IntroRelating To Education, By Adding Chapter 157, To Enact The "state Institution Of Higher Education Enterprise Act," To Allow The Board Of Trustees Of An Institution Of Higher Education To Establish By Resolution An Enterprise Division As Part Of The C...
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2017-03-14
To Senate Education Committee
SCH3513EngrossProvide Retired Educator Teaching Certificates For People Who Meet Certain Criteria, To Provide Initial Retired Educator Certificates Are Valid For Thirty Years And May Be Renewed, And To Provide Related Requirements And Conditions.
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2017-03-08
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SCS0519IntroProvide Certain Legislative Findings Concerning The Public Interests Served By Safeguarding And Protecting Student Activities, To Provide School Districts May Contract For Accredited Or Certified Law Enforcement Services From Local Governments, The S...
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2017-03-08
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SCS0461IntroProvide Districts Shall Ensure That All Comprehensive Health Education Conducted Within The District Uses Compliant Curriculum And Aligns To All Standards And Regulations Adopted By The State Board, To Provide Districts Shall Publish Certain Related ...
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2017-02-23
To Senate Education Committee
SCH3583EngrossProvide Students Eligible For The Award May Elect To Defer Enrollment In An Eligible Four-year Institution For Two Academic Years After Graduation, Without Declining The Award; And To Provide That The Provisions Of This Act, Regardless Of Its Effecti...
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2017-02-22
To Senate Education Committee
SCS0442IntroRelating To High Schools, By Adding Section 59-39-105, To Provide That Certain Special Education Students May Obtain Occupational Credential Certificates Developed And Endorsed By The State Department Of Education, To Provide Certain Requirements For...
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2017-02-21
To Senate Education Committee
SCH3515EngrossProvide For The Waiver Of Five Or Fewer Days That Schools In Counties For Which Federal Major Disaster Declarations Were Made As A Result Of Hurricane Matthew, And To Provide That These Waivers Are Available Once Waivers Available Under The Authority...
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2017-02-21
To Senate Education Committee
SCH3035EngrossRevise Residency Requirements And Provide Veterans Who Evidence Their Intent To Establish Domicile In This State And Their Dependents May Receive In-state Tuition Rates Without Having Established A Physical Presence In This State, And To Define Relat...
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2017-02-14
To Senate Education Committee
SCS0408IntroA Bill To Amend Article 1, Chapter 101, Title 59 Of The 1976 Code Of Laws, Relating To Colleges And Institutions Of Higher Learning Generally, By Adding Section 59-101-182, To Require College And University Boards Of Trustees To Have A Governance Com...
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2017-02-14
To Senate Education Committee
SCS0391IntroRelating To Colleges And Institutions Of Higher Learning, Generally, By Adding Section 59-101-440, To Provide That Colleges And Universities In This State Are Prohibited From Scheduling A Home Intercollegiate Football Game On A Friday.
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2017-02-08
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SCS0389IntroProvide An Alternate Route To Teacher Certification For Persons Certified By Teachers Of Tomorrow.
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2017-02-08
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SCS0350IntroAuthorize Certain Doctoral Degree Programs So Long As State General Funds Are Not Appropriated For The Operations Of The Degree Program.
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2017-02-02
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SCS0339IntroDefine Necessary Terms, To Provide That The Commission On Higher Education Shall Administer The Scholarship Program, To Provide Related Powers And Duties Of The Commission, And To Provide Requirements For Scholarship Recipients.
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2017-02-01
To Senate Education Committee
SCS0270IntroRevise These Salary Requirements To Ensure That, At A Minimum, Certified Teachers And Administrators Are Always Paid At The Southeastern Average, And To Provide For Related Provisions To Implement This Requirement.
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2017-01-24
To Senate Education Committee
SCH3464EngrossProvide For The Waiver Of Days That Schools In Georgetown County School District Missed Due To Snow Or Extreme Weather Conditions, To Provide That These Waivers Are Available In Addition To Those Available By Statute, And To Provide That These Waiver...
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2017-01-24
To Senate Education Committee
SCS0273IntroAllow School Districts And Special Schools To Transfer And Expend Certain Funds Among Appropriated State General Fund Revenues, Education Improvement Act Funds, Education Lottery Act Funds, And Funds Received From The Children's Education Endowment F...
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2017-01-24
To Senate Education Committee
SCS0302IntroRelating To Physical Education Instruction In Public Schools, To Provide That Marching Band Instruction Based On The South Carolina Academic Standards For The Visual And Performing Arts Must Be Considered The Equivalent Of Physical Education Instruct...
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2017-01-24
To Senate Education Committee
SCS0222IntroRelating To Teachers, To Enact The "south Carolina Teacher Protection Act Of 2017," By Adding Article 9, To Provide That A Teacher May Bring A Civil Action Against A Student Who Commits A Criminal Offense Against The Teacher If The Offense Occurs On ...
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2017-01-10
To Senate Education Committee
SCS0033IntroRelating To Educational Provisions, By Adding Section 59-1-500, To Require The General Assembly, In The Annual General Appropriations Act, To Appropriate Funds To Install, Maintain, And Provide Wireless Local Area Networks In Every K-12 School In Thi...
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2017-01-10
To Senate Education Committee
SCS0032IntroDefine The Term "lap-shoulder Seat Belt"; And To Amend Section 59-67-40, Relating To The Applicability Of Certain Requirements Of Public School Buses To Private School Buses, So As Include Lap-shoulder Seat Belt Requirements.
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2017-01-10
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SCS0223IntroRelating To Topics Of Study On Veterans Day And Attendance At Veterans Day Activities, To Provide That Public Schools In This State Require At Least One Hour Of Instruction On November Eleventh On The History And Meaning Of Veterans Day.
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2017-01-10
To Senate Education Committee
SCS0034IntroRelating To The Availability Of The South Carolina Child Early Reading Development And Education Program, To Expand The Program In The 2017-2018 School Year To Qualified Children Residing In Other Districts Based Upon The District's Poverty Index, To...
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2017-01-10
To Senate Education Committee
SCS0040IntroRelating To Education, By Adding Chapter 138, To Establish The South Carolina College And University Board Of Regents And Provide For Its Membership, Powers, Duties, And Responsibilities; To Define Necessary Terminology; To Provide For The Service Of...
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2017-01-10
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SCS0221IntroRelating To Freedom Of Religion For Student Associations, By Adding Section 59-1-436, To Provide That No Public Institution Of Higher Learning Shall Take Any Action Or Enforce Any Policy That Denies A Religious Student Association Any Benefit Availab...
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2017-01-10
To Senate Education Committee
SCS0036IntroRelating To School Districts, By Adding Section 59-17-45, To Provide That A School District Of This State Must Be Comprised Of At Least Two Thousand Five Hundred Students Enrolled In The Schools Of The District In Order To Receive State Appropriation...
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2017-01-10
To Senate Education Committee
SCS0039IntroRelating To The Statutory School Term, To Provide That A School Seeking A Waiver From The Statutory School Term To Operate On A Year-round Modified School Calendar Shall Submit To The State Board Of Education A Plan Detailing The Goals That Schools S...
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2017-01-10
To Senate Education Committee
SCS0031IntroDefine Necessary Terminology.
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2017-01-10
To Senate Education Committee
SCS0041IntroRelating To School Breakfast And School Lunch Programs, To Provide That By School Year 2018-2019, Each School District Shall Implement In Each School A Nutritional, Well-balanced School Breakfast And Lunch Program At No Cost To The Student; To Amend ...
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2017-01-10
To Senate Education Committee
SCS0043IntroRelating To The Study Of The United States Constitution, To Provide That Each Public High School Must Provide Instruction Concerning The United States Constitution, The Federalist Papers, And The Declaration Of Independence To Each Student For At Lea...
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2017-01-10
To Senate Education Committee
SCS0038IntroRelating To The Statutory School Year, To Remove Requirements Concerning The Specific Number Of Days That Must Be Included In A School Year; To Provide That A District Shall Report The School Calendar That It Selects To The State Board Of Education, ...
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2017-01-10
To Senate Education Committee
SCS0037IntroRelating To General Provisions Concerning Teachers, By Adding Section 59-25-35, To Provide That School Districts May Pay Lump Sum Bonuses To Aid In Retaining Teachers Who Excel In Providing Quality Instruction, Leadership, Or Both; To Require That Bo...
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2017-01-10
To Senate Education Committee
SCS0035IntroRelating To The Availability Of The South Carolina Child Early Reading Development And Education Program, To Expand The Program In The 2017-2018 School Year To Qualified Children Residing In Other Districts Based Upon The District's Poverty Index, To...
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2017-01-10
To Senate Education Committee
SCS0224IntroRelating To The Extent Of School Transportation Provided, To Revise The Transportation Obligation That The State Assumes From One And One-half Miles To One-half Mile.
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2017-01-10
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SCS0030IntroRequire A One-half Credit Course Of Study In Personal Finance With An End-of-year Test As A Requirement For High School Graduation Beginning With The 2018-2019 School Year.
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2017-01-10
To Senate Education Committee
SCS0029IntroEnact The "uniform Athlete Agents Act Of 2017", To Adopt The Interstate Compact For Registration Of Student Athlete Agents And Make Necessary Conforming Changes, To Revise Various Provisions In Consideration Of The Expanded Impact Of Social Media On ...
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2017-01-10
To Senate Education Committee
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