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Sponsors: Reps. Cobb-Hunter, Alexander, Allison, Anderson, Anthony, Arrington, Atkinson, Atwater, Bales, Ballentine, Bamberg, Bannister, Bedingfield, Bennett, Bernstein, Blackwell, Bowers, Bradley, Brown, Burns, Caskey, Chumley, Clary, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cogswell, Cole, Collins, Crawford, Crosby, Daning, Davis, Delleney, Dillard, Douglas, Duckworth, Elliott, Erickson, Felder, Finlay, Forrest, Forrester, Fry, Funderburk, Gagnon, Gilliard, Govan, Hamilton, Hardee, Hart, Hayes, Henderson, Henegan, Herbkersman, Hewitt, Hill, Hiott, Hixon, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Johnson, Jordan, King, Kirby, Knight, Loftis, Long, Lowe, Lucas, Mack, Magnuson, Martin, McCoy, McCravy, McEachern, McKnight, Mitchell, D.C. Moss, V.S. Moss, Murphy, B. Newton, W. Newton, Norrell, Ott, Parks, Pitts, Pope, Putnam, Quinn, Ridgeway, M. Rivers, S. Rivers, Robinson-Simpson, Rutherford, Ryhal, Sandifer, Simrill, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, Sottile, Spires, Stavrinakis, Stringer, Tallon, Taylor, Thayer, Thigpen, Toole, Weeks, West, Wheeler, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Williams, Willis and Yow
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Introduced in the House on February 28, 2017
Introduced in the Senate on March 1, 2017
Adopted by the General Assembly on March 1, 2017
Summary: Independent College and University Week
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 2/28/2017 House Introduced, adopted, sent to Senate (House Journal-page 33) 3/1/2017 Senate Introduced, adopted, returned with concurrence (Senate Journal-page 10)
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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL
TO RECOGNIZE AND EXPRESS DEEP APPRECIATION TO THE INDEPENDENT COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES IN SOUTH CAROLINA DURING "INDEPENDENT COLLEGE AND UNIVERSITY WEEK," APRIL 3 - 7, 2017, AND "INDEPENDENT COLLEGE AND UNIVERSITY DAY," APRIL 5, 2017, FOR THEIR OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTIONS IN EDUCATING FUTURE LEADERS FOR OUR STATE AND NATION.
Whereas, serving more than thirty-three thousand students across our State, independent colleges and universities are dedicated to providing high quality, affordable, post-secondary educational opportunities; and
Whereas, these institutions have established an unparalleled record of excellence in teaching, adapting to ever-evolving student needs, technological advances, and social trends while providing a full range of educational experiences and career opportunities; and
Whereas, independent colleges and universities in the Palmetto State share a common commitment to promoting critical thinking and creativity by preparing students for full lives, productive careers, and active citizenship; and
Whereas, the organization that represents twenty of these institutions of higher learning, South Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities, has been a tireless advocate for over sixty years and provides a voice for Independent Higher Education in South Carolina; and
Whereas, the General Assembly expresses deep appreciation to all these excellent South Carolina institutions for their role in providing a superior, values-based education to students from all walks of life; and
Whereas, the General Assembly further encourages all South Carolinians to recognize our independent colleges and universities for their positive contributions in ensuring our state's continued status as a leader in higher education. Now, therefore,
Be it resolved by the House of Representatives, the Senate concurring:
That the members of the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina, by this resolution, recognize and express deep appreciation to the independent colleges and universities in South Carolina during "Independent College and University Week," April 3-7, 2017, and on "Independent College and University Day," April 5, 2017, for their outstanding contributions in educating the future leaders of our State and Nation.
Be it further resolved that a copy of this resolution be presented to South Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities.
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