South Carolina General Assembly
121st Session, 2015-2016

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R139, H4633

STATUS INFORMATION

Joint Resolution
Sponsors: Reps. Bingham and Limehouse
Document Path: l:\council\bills\agm\18784dg16.docx
Companion/Similar bill(s): 907

Introduced in the House on January 12, 2016
Introduced in the Senate on January 14, 2016
Last Amended on February 4, 2016
Passed by the General Assembly on February 10, 2016
Governor's Action: February 16, 2016, Signed

Summary: Educational Tax Credit

HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS

     Date      Body   Action Description with journal page number
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   1/12/2016  House   Introduced, read first time, placed on calendar without 
                        reference (House Journal-page 118)
   1/13/2016  House   Read second time (House Journal-page 21)
   1/13/2016  House   Roll call Yeas-111  Nays-0 (House Journal-page 21)
   1/14/2016  House   Adopted, sent to Senate (House Journal-page 376)
   1/14/2016  Senate  Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 8)
   1/14/2016  Senate  Referred to Committee on Finance (Senate Journal-page 8)
    2/3/2016  Senate  Committee report: Favorable with amendment Finance 
                        (Senate Journal-page 35)
    2/4/2016  Senate  Committee Amendment Adopted (Senate Journal-page 22)
    2/4/2016  Senate  Read second time (Senate Journal-page 22)
    2/4/2016  Senate  Roll call Ayes-37  Nays-0 (Senate Journal-page 22)
    2/9/2016  Senate  Read third time and returned to House with amendments 
                        (Senate Journal-page 9)
   2/10/2016  House   Concurred in Senate amendment and enrolled 
                        (House Journal-page 29)
   2/10/2016  House   Roll call Yeas-110  Nays-0 (House Journal-page 29)
   2/11/2016          Ratified R 139
   2/16/2016          Signed By Governor
   2/22/2016          Effective date 02/16/16

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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL

1/12/2016
1/12/2016-A
2/3/2016
2/4/2016

(Text matches printed bills. Document has been reformatted to meet World Wide Web specifications.)

NOTE: THIS COPY IS A TEMPORARY VERSION. THIS DOCUMENT WILL REMAIN IN THIS VERSION UNTIL PUBLISHED IN THE ADVANCE SHEETS TO THE ACTS AND JOINT RESOLUTIONS. WHEN THIS DOCUMENT IS PUBLISHED IN THE ADVANCE SHEET, THIS NOTE WILL BE REMOVED.

(R139, H4633)

A JOINT RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE DATE BY WHICH AN INDEPENDENT SCHOOL MUST APPLY TO BECOME AN ELIGIBLE INSTITUTION FOR PURPOSES OF THE EDUCATIONAL TAX CREDIT FOR EXCEPTIONAL NEEDS CHILDREN UNTIL MAY 1, 2016.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:

Exceptional needs tax credit extension

SECTION    1.    Notwithstanding subsection (G), Section 9 of Act 92 of 2015, for purposes of being considered an eligible institution that may receive a contribution from a nonprofit scholarship funding organization or a contribution from an individual as tuition, for which a tax credit is allowed pursuant to subsection (B), Section 9 of Act 92 of 2015, an independent school must apply to the Education Oversight Committee by May 1, 2016.

Time effective

SECTION    2.    This joint resolution takes effect upon approval by the Governor.

Ratified the 11th day of February, 2016.

Approved the 16th day of February, 2016. -- T.

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