Current Status Introducing Body:
HouseBill Number: 5086Primary Sponsor: D. SmithCommittee Number: 04Type of Legislation: GBSubject: Deaf and Blind School, servicesResiding Body: SenateCurrent Committee: EducationComputer Document Number: JIC/5880AC.94Introduced Date: 19940414Date of Last Amendment: 19940511Last History Body: SenateLast History Date: 19940517Last History Type: Introduced, read first time, referred to CommitteeScope of Legislation: StatewideAll Sponsors: D. Smith TuckerType of Legislation: General Bill
Bill Body Date Action Description CMN Leg Involved ____ ______ ____________ ______________________________ ___ ____________ 5086 Senate 19940517 Introduced, read first time, 04 referred to Committee 5086 House 19940512 Read third time, sent to Senate 5086 House 19940511 Amended, read second time 5086 House 19940510 Debate adjourned until Wednesday, 19940511 5086 House 19940504 Debate adjourned until Tuesday, 19940510 5086 House 19940414 Introduced, read first time, placed on Calendar without referenceView additional legislative information at the LPITS web site.
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May 11, 1994
S. Printed 5/11/94--H.
Read the first time April 14, 1994.
TO AMEND SECTION 59-47-70, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THOSE PERSONS WHO MUST BE ADMITTED TO RECEIVE SERVICES FROM THE SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF AND BLIND, SO AS TO INCLUDE HARD OF HEARING AND VISUALLY IMPAIRED PERSONS.
Amend Title To Conform
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Section 59-47-70 of the 1976 Code is amended to read:
"Section 59-47-70. All A person who is deaf, mutes and hard of hearing, blind persons of the State, visually impaired, or a combination of these who are of proper age and mental capacity is eligible, each case to be decided as determined by the board of commissioners, shall be admittted to the benefits receive services of the school."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.