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March 6, 2001
Introduced by Reps. Bales, Knotts, Allen, Allison, Altman, Askins, Barfield, Barrett, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Campsen, Carnell, Cato, Chellis, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Easterday, Edge, Emory, Fleming, Freeman, Frye, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Hamilton, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jennings, Keegan, Kelley, Kennedy, Kirsh, Klauber, Koon, Law, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Meacham-Richardson, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Riser, Rivers, Robinson, Rodgers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sharpe, Sheheen, Simrill, Sinclair, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Snow, Stille, Stuart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Vaughn, Walker, Webb, Weeks, Whatley, Whipper, White, Wilder, Witherspoon, A. Young and J. Young
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TO AMEND SECTION 59-104-20, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE PALMETTO FELLOWS SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A STUDENT ELIGIBLE TO RECEIVE SUCH A SCHOLARSHIP WHO CHOOSES TO ATTEND AN OUT-OF-STATE INSTITUTION MAY AGAIN BECOME ELIGIBLE UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS, IF HE TRANSFERS TO A PUBLIC INSTITUTION OF HIGHER LEARNING IN THIS STATE.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Section 59-104-20 of the 1976 Code, as last amended by Act 289 of 2000, is further amended by adding at the end:
"If a student as a senior in high school was eligible to receive a Palmetto Fellows Scholarship but chose to attend an out-of-state college or university, he again becomes eligible if he transfers to a public institution of higher learning as defined in Section 59-103-5 after his freshman year at the out-of-state institution and if he achieved at least a 3.0 grade point average on a 4.0 scale for thirty or more credit hours."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
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