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H 5218 General Bill, By Gilliard, Anderson, Limehouse, Mack, Hosey, Whipper and R.L. Brown
Summary: Water Safety Awareness Month
    A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 53-3-117 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE MONTH OF MAY EVERY YEAR IS DECLARED "WATER SAFETY AWARENESS MONTH" IN THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA; TO PROMOTE AN UNDERSTANDING OF WATER SAFETY PRACTICES AND THE CRITICAL IMPORTANCE OF WATER SAFETY IN AN EFFORT TO REDUCE DROWNING DEATHS AMONG CHILDREN IN THIS STATE; TO CREATE THE "WATER SAFETY AWARENESS IN SCHOOLS STUDY COMMITTEE"; TO EXAMINE THE ISSUE OF DROWNING DEATHS AMONG SCHOOL-AGED CHILDREN IN SOUTH CAROLINA; AND TO IDENTIFY A CURRICULUM TO PROVIDE SWIMMING INSTRUCTION IN OUR PUBLIC SCHOOLS AS A MEASURE TO HELP PREVENT CHILD DROWNING DEATHS.
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04/14/16House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 13)
04/14/16House Referred to Committee on Invitations and Memorial Resolutions (House Journal-page 13)
04/19/16House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: R.L.Brown
04/20/16House Committee report: Favorable Invitations and Memorial Resolutions (House Journal-page 348)
04/21/16 Scrivener's error corrected
04/26/16House Amended (House Journal-page 18)
04/26/16House Read second time (House Journal-page 18)
04/26/16House Roll call Yeas-95 Nays-0 (House Journal-page 19)
04/27/16House Read third time and sent to Senate (House Journal-page 14)
04/28/16Senate Introduced, read first time, placed on calendar without reference (Senate Journal-page 18)



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