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S*0417 (Rat #0053, Act #0045 of 2013) General Bill, By Alexander and Davis
Summary: Military Service Occupation, Education and Credentialing Act
    AN ACT TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, SO AS TO ENACT THE "MILITARY SERVICE OCCUPATION, EDUCATION, AND CREDENTIALING ACT"; BY ADDING SECTION 59-101-400 SO AS TO PROVIDE A PUBLIC, POST-SECONDARY INSTITUTION OF HIGHER EDUCATION IN THIS STATE MAY AWARD EDUCATIONAL CREDIT TO AN HONORABLY DISCHARGED MEMBER OF THE ARMED FORCES FOR A COURSE THAT IS PART OF HIS MILITARY TRAINING OR SERVICE, SUBJECT TO CERTAIN CONDITIONS, AND TO REQUIRE THE INSTITUTION TO IMPLEMENT RELATED POLICIES AND REGULATIONS WITHIN A SPECIFIED TIME FRAME; BY ADDING ARTICLE 3 TO CHAPTER 1, TITLE 40 SO AS TO PROVIDE MISCELLANEOUS LICENSURE PROVISIONS FOR MILITARY PERSONNEL, TO PROVIDE A PERSON LICENSED BY BOARD OR COMMISSION UNDER THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING AND REGULATION IS EXEMPT FROM CONTINUING EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS AND FEE ASSESSMENTS DURING ACTIVE DUTY IN THE UNITED STATES ARMED FORCES, TO PROVIDE A BOARD OR COMMISSION MAY ISSUE A TEMPORARY PROFESSIONAL LICENSE TO THE SPOUSE OF AN ACTIVE DUTY MEMBER OF THE UNITED STATES ARMED FORCES IN CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES, AND TO PROVIDE A BOARD OR COMMISSION MAY ACCEPT CERTAIN COURSEWORK OR EXPERIENCE OBTAINED DURING THE COURSE OF MILITARY SERVICE TO SATISFY RELATED PROFESSIONAL OR OCCUPATIONAL EDUCATION OR TRAINING LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS; AND TO REPEAL SECTIONS 40-1-75 RELATING TO EXEMPTING ACTIVE DUTY MILITARY PERSONNEL FROM CONTINUING EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS, AND 40-1-77 RELATING TO TEMPORARY PROFESSIONAL OR OCCUPATIONAL LICENSES FOR MILITARY SPOUSES, THE SUBSTANCE OF WHICH IS INCORPORATED INTO THE NEW ARTICLE ADDED BY THIS ACT. - ratified title
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02/21/13Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 3)
02/21/13Senate Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry (Senate Journal-page 3)
04/11/13Senate Committee report: Favorable Labor, Commerce and Industry (Senate Journal-page 9)
04/12/13 Scrivener's error corrected
04/16/13Senate Read second time (Senate Journal-page 25)
04/16/13Senate Roll call Ayes-43 Nays-0 (Senate Journal-page 25)
04/17/13Senate Read third time and sent to House (Senate Journal-page 19)
04/18/13House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 32)
04/18/13House Referred to Committee on Education and Public Works (House Journal-page 32)
04/23/13House Recalled from Committee on Education and Public Works (House Journal-page 109)
04/23/13House Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry (House Journal-page 109)
05/16/13House Committee report: Favorable Labor, Commerce and Industry (House Journal-page 2)
05/17/13 Scrivener's error corrected
05/21/13House Debate adjourned until Wed., 5-22-13 (House Journal-page 41)
05/22/13House Debate adjourned until Thur., 5-23-13 (House Journal-page 26)
05/23/13House Read second time (House Journal-page 18)
05/23/13House Roll call Yeas-100 Nays-0 (House Journal-page 18)
05/23/13House Unanimous consent for third reading on next legislative day (House Journal-page 20)
05/24/13House Read third time and enrolled (House Journal-page 1)
06/04/13 Ratified R 53
06/07/13 Signed By Governor
06/18/13 Effective date 06/07/13
06/18/13 Act No. 45



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