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A299, R353, S1115
Sponsors: Senators Leventis, Land, Ford, Anderson, Hutto, Malloy, Matthews, Williams, Peeler, Short, Sheheen, Drummond, Jackson, Ceips and Lourie
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Introduced in the Senate on February 14, 2008
Introduced in the House on May 7, 2008
Last Amended on May 28, 2008
Passed by the General Assembly on May 29, 2008
Governor's Action: June 11, 2008, Signed
Summary: Military personnel and dependents
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 2/14/2008 Senate Introduced and read first time SJ-31 2/14/2008 Senate Referred to Committee on Education SJ-31 5/1/2008 Senate Committee report: Favorable Education SJ-15 5/6/2008 Senate Read second time SJ-9 5/7/2008 Senate Read third time and sent to House SJ-16 5/7/2008 House Introduced and read first time HJ-98 5/7/2008 House Referred to Committee on Ways and Means HJ-98 5/22/2008 House Recalled from Committee on Ways and Means HJ-80 5/28/2008 House Amended HJ-74 5/28/2008 House Read second time HJ-75 5/29/2008 House Read third time and returned to Senate with amendments HJ-11 5/29/2008 Senate Concurred in House amendment and enrolled SJ-175 6/5/2008 Ratified R 353 6/11/2008 Signed By Governor 6/19/2008 Copies available 6/19/2008 Effective date 06/11/08 6/19/2008 Act No. 299
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(A299, R353, S1115)
AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 59-112-50, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO IN-STATE TUITION AT PUBLIC COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES FOR MILITARY PERSONNEL AND THEIR DEPENDENTS, SO AS TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THE MANNER IN WHICH AND CONDITIONS UNDER WHICH THESE PERSONNEL AND THEIR DEPENDENTS ARE ELIGIBLE TO RECEIVE AND RETAIN IN-STATE TUITION RATES; AND BY ADDING SECTION 40-1-75 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON WHOSE PROFESSION OR OCCUPATION IS REGULATED BY TITLE 40 IS EXEMPT FROM COMPLETING CONTINUING EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS FOR HIS PROFESSION OR OCCUPATION WHILE SERVING ON ACTIVE MILITARY DUTY.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Section 59-112-50 of the 1976 Code is amended to read:
"Section 59-112-50. Notwithstanding other provisions of this chapter, during the period of their assignment to duty in South Carolina, members of the armed services of the United States stationed in South Carolina and their dependents are eligible for in-state rates. When such armed service personnel are ordered away from the State, their dependents are eligible for in-state tuition rates so long as they remain continuously enrolled at the state institution where they are enrolled at the time the assignment ends. These persons and their dependents are eligible for in-state rates after their discharge from the armed services even though they were not enrolled at a state institution at the time of their discharge, if they have evidenced an intent to establish domicile in South Carolina and if they have resided in South Carolina for a period of at least twelve months immediately preceding their discharge."
Continuing education requirements
SECTION 2. Chapter 1, Title 40 of the 1976 Code is amended by adding:
"Section 40-1-75. A person whose profession or occupation is regulated by this title is exempt from completing continuing education requirements for his profession or occupation while serving on active military duty."
SECTION 3. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
Ratified the 5th day of June, 2008.
Approved the 11th day of June, 2008.
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