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653Ratification Number: 236Act Number: 206Type of Legislation: General Bill GBIntroducing Body: SenateIntroduced Date: 20010501Primary Sponsor: WaldrepAll Sponsors: WaldrepDrafted Document Number: l:\council\bills\nbd\11615ac01.docDate Bill Passed both Bodies: 20020405Date of Last Amendment: 20010529Governor's Action: SDate of Governor's Action: 20020422Subject: Crop Pest Control Commission, licensing examinations and exam questions administered by Commission are confidential and exempt from public disclosureHistory Body Date Action Description Com Leg Involved ______ ________ ______________________________________ _______ ____________ ------ 20020514 Act No. A206 ------ 20020422 Signed by Governor ------ 20020416 Ratified R236 House 20020405 Read third time, enrolled for ratification House 20020404 Read second time, unanimous consent for third reading on the next Legislative day House 20020403 Committee report: Favorable 20 HANR House 20010530 Introduced, read first time, 20 HANR referred to Committee Senate 20010530 Read third time, sent to House Senate 20010529 Amended, read second time Senate 20010524 Committee report: Favorable 01 SANR Senate 20010501 Introduced, read first time, 01 SANR referred to Committee Versions of This Bill Revised on May 24, 2001 - Word format Revised on May 29, 2001 - Word format Revised on April 3, 2002 - Word format
(A206, R236, S653)
AN ACT TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 46-9-35 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT LICENSING EXAMINATIONS AND EXAMINATION QUESTIONS MAINTAINED OR ADMINISTERED BY THE STATE CROP PEST CONTROL COMMISSION ARE CONFIDENTIAL AND EXEMPT FROM PUBLIC DISCLOSURE AND TO PROVIDE THAT WITHIN TWENTY-ONE DAYS OF RECEIVING A REQUEST FROM AN APPLICANT WHO FAILED THE EXAMINATION, THE COMMISSION SHALL ARRANGE A MEETING WITH THE APPLICANT TO REVIEW THE APPLICANT'S EXAMINATION.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
Licensing exams and questions confidential; applicant review of failed exam
SECTION 1. The 1976 Code is amended by adding:
"Section 46-9-35. (A) Licensing examinations and licensing examination questions maintained or administered, or both, by the commission, its agents, or employees are confidential and are exempt from public disclosure.
(B) The commission shall within twenty-one days after receipt of a written request from an applicant who failed the licensing examination, arrange a meeting between a commission agent and the applicant to review the applicant's licensing examination answers. Such a meeting must be held in the commission office nearest the applicant's residence."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
Ratified the 16th day of April, 2002.
Approved the 22nd day of April, 2002.
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