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H*3983 (Rat #0736, Act #0629 of 1988) General Bill, By  House Education and Public Works
    A Bill to amend the Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, by adding Chapter 104 to Title 59 so as to provide initiatives for research and academic excellence by detailing the goals of the Commission on Higher Education relating to excellence for students, instruction and educational services, research for economic development, and improving accountability through planning and assessment; to amend Section 59-103-10, relating to the membership of the Commission, so as to provide for the appointment of the members from each Congressional District to be based upon the recommendation of the majority of the legislative delegation members from the District, provide that six members must be appointed from the State at large with the advice and consent of the Senate, provide for the determination of when a member has served the maximum number of terms, require members recommended by the General Assembly to be residents of the appropriate Congressional District, and delete provisions relating to representation on the Commission and notification of meetings; Section 59-103-35, relating to submission of budgets to the Commission by public institutions of higher learning, so as to require the budgets to include funds derived from approved private practice plans, provide for programs at a technical and comprehensive education institution not to be terminated pursuant to the Commision's recommendation which is the subject of an appeal, and delete the provisions detailing time limits on federal grant review and budget review format requirements and the provisions requiring General Assembly approval of a new program, limiting the application of the Chapter, and limiting the termination of existing programs; and Section 59-113-10, relating to the Higher Education Tuition Grant Committee, so as to change the reference to committee to commission, provide for the Chief Executive Officer of the Commission on Higher Education or his designee to serve on this Commission, provide for this Commission to be responsible solely to the General Assembly and report at least annually to that body, and delete the provisions for the initial committee members; to provide for the continued service of the present Commission members and the terms of new members; to direct the Code Commissioner to change the references to the Higher Education Tuition Grant Committee in the Code to the Higher Education Tuition Grant Commission; and to provide for the Commission to conduct a study of out-of-state and in-state student enrollments in South Carolina and neighboring states and to report to the General Assembly.-amended title
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03/16/88House Introduced, read first time, placed on calendar without reference HJ-2116
03/23/88House Debate adjourned until Tuesday, March 29, 1988 HJ-224
04/06/88House Amended HJ-2510
04/06/88House Read second time HJ-2511
04/06/88House Unanimous consent for third reading on next legislative day HJ-2511
04/07/88House Read third time and sent to Senate HJ-2562
04/13/88Senate Introduced and read first time SJ-59
04/13/88Senate Referred to Committee on Education SJ-60
04/21/88Senate Committee report: Favorable with amendment Education SJ-10
05/05/88Senate Special order SJ-49
05/11/88Senate Amended SJ-25
05/11/88Senate Read second time SJ-29
05/11/88Senate Ordered to third reading with notice of amendments SJ-29
05/19/88Senate Amended SJ-12
05/19/88Senate Read third time SJ-17
05/19/88Senate Returned SJ-17
05/24/88House Senate amendment amended HJ-3921
05/24/88House Returned HJ-3939
05/25/88Senate Non-concurrence in House amendment SJ-28
05/26/88House House insists upon amendment and conference committee appointed Reps. L Phillips, Beasley & McGinnis HJ-4104
05/26/88Senate Conference committee appointed Sens. Garrison, Courson, Setzler SJ-54
06/01/88House Free conference powers granted HJ-4570
06/01/88House Free conference committee appointed L Phillips, Beasley & McGinnis HJ-4573
06/01/88House Free conference report received HJ-4573
06/01/88House Free conference report adopted HJ-4589
06/01/88Senate Free conference powers granted SJ-84
06/01/88Senate Free conference committee appointed Sens. Courson, Garrison, Setzler SJ-86
06/01/88Senate Free conference report received SJ-104
06/01/88Senate Free conference report adopted SJ-104
06/02/88Senate Ordered enrolled for ratification SJ-104
06/02/88 Ratified R 736
06/07/88 Signed By Governor
06/07/88 Effective date 06/07/88
06/07/88 Act No. 629
06/21/88 Copies available

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