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S 0115 General Bill, By M.T. Rose and Leventis
    A Bill to amend Section 59-31-40, Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, relating to the adoption of new textbooks, so as to require the State Board of Education not to adopt a textbook which contains clear substantive errors; to amend Section 59-31-510, relating to contracts with publishers for rental or purchase of books, so as to require that the contract contain a provision requiring books or instructional materials to be free of certain substantive errors and that the contract must allow the State Board to require reasonable remedies if an error is found; to amend Section 59-31-600, relating to standards for adoption of textbooks, so as to further provide for the membership of textbook evaluation and rating committees and to provide additional criteria to rate textbooks; and to amend the 1976 Code by adding Section 59-31-700 so as to provide for public review and hearings before textbooks are adopted by the State Board of Education.
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10/03/94Senate Prefiled
10/03/94Senate Referred to Committee on Education
01/10/95Senate Introduced and read first time SJ-44
01/10/95Senate Referred to Committee on Education SJ-44
02/14/95Senate Committee report: Favorable Education SJ-13
02/15/95Senate Read second time SJ-19
02/16/95Senate Read third time and sent to House SJ-15
02/21/95House Introduced and read first time HJ-8
02/21/95House Referred to Committee on Education and Public Works HJ-8

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