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Indicates Matter Stricken
Indicates New Matter
March 19, 2003
Introduced by Senators Gregory, Ryberg, Hayes, Courson, Peeler, Branton and Reese
S. Printed 3/19/03--S.
Read the first time January 22, 2003.
To whom was referred a Bill (S. 258) to amend Chapter 29, Title 59, Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, by adding Section 59-29-165 so as to require high school students, etc., respectfully
That they have duly and carefully considered the same and recommend that the same do pass:
WARREN K. GIESE for Committee.
EXPLANATION OF IMPACT:
The State Department of Education (SDE) indicates enactment of this bill would have no impact on the General Fund of the State or on federal and/or other funds. The economics strand in the Social Studies Curriculum Standards addresses aspects of personal finance. SDE states most materials that may be needed are available at no cost.
Office of State Budget
TO AMEND CHAPTER 29, TITLE 59, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-29-165 SO AS TO REQUIRE HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS TO RECEIVE INSTRUCTION IN THE AREA OF PERSONAL FINANCE.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Chapter 29, Title 59 of the 1976 Code is amended by adding:
"Section 59-29-165. All students attending a high school in this State that is sustained or in any manner supported by public funds must receive instruction in the area of personal finance. The State Department of Education will assist the school districts in identifying suitable materials for instruction."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
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