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S 0127 General Bill, By M.T. Rose
    A Bill to amend Section 59-31-40, Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, relating to adoption of new textbooks, so as to require the State Board of Education not to adopt a textbook which contains 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 contains a provision requiring books to be free of substantive errors; to amend Section 59-31-600, relating to standards for adoption of textbooks, so as to require one layperson and that a majority of the committee members have expertise in area under consideration 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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01/12/93Senate Introduced and read first time SJ-60
01/12/93Senate Referred to Committee on Education SJ-60
03/25/93Senate Committee report: Favorable with amendment Education SJ-8
03/30/93Senate Amended SJ-43
03/30/93Senate Read second time SJ-43
03/30/93Senate Ordered to third reading with notice of amendments SJ-43
03/31/93Senate Amended SJ-10
03/31/93Senate Read third time and sent to House SJ-10
04/01/93House Introduced and read first time HJ-23
04/01/93House Referred to Committee on Education and Public Works HJ-23
04/21/94House Committee report: Favorable Education and Public Works HJ-4
05/05/94House Objection by Rep. Scott, Rogers, Cobb-Hunter, Whipper, Inabinett, HJ-27
05/05/94House Objection by Rep. White, Williams, Neal & J. Brown HJ-27

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