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H 3905 General Bill, By Loftis, H.A. Crawford, Brannon, Daning, Crosby, Munnerlyn, J.R. Smith, Burns, Dillard, V.S. Moss, Pope, Powers Norrell, Ridgeway, Rivers, Simrill, Toole, Wood, W.J. McLeod and Cobb-Hunter
Summary: Back to Basics in Education Act of 2013
    A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, SO AS TO ENACT THE "BACK TO BASICS IN EDUCATION ACT OF 2013" BY ADDING SECTION 59-29-15 SO AS TO ADD CURSIVE WRITING AND MEMORIZATION OF MULTIPLICATION TABLES TO THE REQUIRED SUBJECTS OF INSTRUCTION IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS, TO REQUIRE STUDENTS DEMONSTRATE COMPETENCE IN EACH SUBJECT BEFORE COMPLETION OF THE FIFTH GRADE, TO PROVIDE THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO ASSIST THE SCHOOL DISTRICTS IN IDENTIFYING THE MOST APPROPRIATE MEANS FOR INTEGRATING THIS REQUIREMENT INTO THEIR EXISTING CURRICULUMS, AND TO MAKE THE PROVISIONS OF THIS ACT APPLICABLE BEGINNING WITH THE 2013-2014 SCHOOL YEAR.
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04/09/13House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 52)
04/09/13House Referred to Committee on Education and Public Works (House Journal-page 52)
03/19/14House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: W.J.McLeod
04/01/14House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Cobb-Hunter
04/02/14House Committee report: Favorable with amendment Education and Public Works (House Journal-page 108)
04/10/14House Requests for debate-Rep(s). Anthony, KR Crawford, Clyburn, Hayes, Vick, Merrill, Tallon, Gilliard, Robinson-Simpson
04/10/14House Requests for debate removed-Rep(s). Anthony, KR Crawford, Tallon, Robinson-Simpson, Hayes, Clyburn, Merrill
04/10/14House Amended
04/10/14House Read second time
04/10/14House Roll call Yeas-92 Nays-0
04/10/14House Unanimous consent for third reading on next legislative day
04/11/14House Read third time and sent to Senate
04/15/14Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 11)
04/15/14Senate Referred to Committee on Education (Senate Journal-page 11)



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