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H 4325
Session 124 (2021-2022) 

H 4325  General Bill, By Long, Chumley, Burns, Jones, Bennett, Magnuson, T.Moore, 
Oremus, V.S.Moss, Haddon, Pope, Nutt, Fry, McCravy, Huggins, May, Dabney, 
McGarry and B.Cox
 A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION
 59-29-12 SO AS TO PROVIDE PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICTS, PUBLIC SCHOOLS, AND PUBLIC
 INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER LEARNING MAY NOT DIRECT OR OTHERWISE COMPEL STUDENTS TO
 PERSONALLY AFFIRM, ADOPT, OR ADHERE TO THE TENETS OF "CRITICAL RACE THEORYNext" OR
 PROVIDE RELATED INSTRUCTION, AND TO DEFINE NECESSARY TERMINOLOGY.
View full text 05/04/21 House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 90) 05/04/21 House Referred to Committee on Education and Public Works (House Journal-page 90) 05/05/21 House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Huggins 05/11/21 House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: May, Dabney 06/21/21 House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: McGarry, B.Cox 02/17/22 House Member(s) request name removed as sponsor: Allison


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5/4/2021



H. 4325

A BILL

TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-29-12 SO AS TO PROVIDE PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICTS, PUBLIC SCHOOLS, AND PUBLIC INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER LEARNING MAY NOT DIRECT OR OTHERWISE COMPEL STUDENTS TO PERSONALLY AFFIRM, ADOPT, OR ADHERE TO THE TENETS OF "PreviousCRITICAL RACE THEORYNext" OR PROVIDE RELATED INSTRUCTION, AND TO DEFINE NECESSARY TERMINOLOGY.

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

SECTION    1.    Article 1, Chapter 29, Title 59 of the 1976 Code is amended by adding:

    "Section 59-29-12.    (A)    Public school districts, public schools, and public institutions of higher learning may not:

        (1)    direct or otherwise compel students to personally affirm, adopt, or adhere to the tenets of Previouscritical race theoryNext; or

        (2)    introduce a course of instruction or unit of study directing or otherwise compelling students to personally affirm, adopt, or adhere to any of the tenets of critical race.

    (B)    For purposes of this chapter, 'Previouscritical race theory' means any of the following tenets:

        (1)    any sex, race, ethnicity, religion, color, or national origin is inherently superior or inferior;

        (2)    individuals should be adversely treated on the basis of their sex, race, ethnicity, religion, color, or national origin; or

        (3)    individuals, by virtue of sex, race, ethnicity, religion, color, or national origin, are inherently responsible for actions committed in the past by other members of the same sex, race, ethnicity, religion, color, or national origin. "

SECTION    2.    This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.

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