View Amendment Current Amendment: 1 to Bill 241 The Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs Committee proposes the following Amendment No. 1 to S. 241 (COUNCIL\NBD\11662DG11):

Reference is to Printer's Date 3/23/11-S.

Amend the joint resolution, as and if amended, by deleting subsection (B) and inserting:

/      (B)      The task force shall consist of thirteen members, composed as follows:
           (1)      the Superintendent of the South Carolina Department of Education, or their designee, shall serve ex officio and shall be the chairman of the task force;
           (2)      twelve members shall be appointed as follows:
           (a)      six persons shall be appointed by the Superintendent of the South Carolina Department of Education, one person upon recommendation of the South Carolina Chapter of the Learning Disabilities Association of America, one person upon recommendation of the South Carolina Branch of the International Dyslexia Association, one person upon recommendation of the South Carolina Speech-Language-Hearing Association, one person upon the recommendation of the South Carolina Education Association, one person upon the recommendation of the Palmetto State Teachers' Association, and one member of the public at large;
           (b)      three members shall be appointed by the President Pro Tempore of the Senate. Two shall be members of the Senate, at least one of whom shall be a member of the majority political party represented in the General Assembly and at least one of whom shall be a member of the largest minority political party represented in the General Assembly. One shall be a member of the public at large; and
           (c)      three members shall be appointed by the Speaker of the House of Representatives. Two shall be members of the House of Representatives, at least one of whom shall be a member of the majority political party represented in the General Assembly and at least one of whom shall be a member of the largest minority political party represented in the General Assembly. One shall be a member of the public at large; and
           (3)      the task force shall organize as soon as practicable following the appointment of its members and shall select a vice chairperson from among its members.      /

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