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TO DECLARE FRIDAY, MAY 29, 2015, AS "529 DAY" IN THE PALMETTO STATE AND TO ENCOURAGE FAMILIES TO SAVE FOR COLLEGE WITH THE SOUTH CAROLINA FUTURE SCHOLAR 529 COLLEGE SAVINGS PLAN.
Whereas, saving for a college education is an important investment in a child's future; and
Whereas, the South Carolina Office of State Treasurer administers the Future Scholar 529 College Savings Plan; and
Whereas, South Carolina's Future Scholar 529 College Savings Plan has 116,000 accounts enrolled and $2.3 billion in accounts under management; and
Whereas, South Carolina's Future Scholar 529 College Savings Plan has accumulated national accolades from The Wall Street Journal, Money Magazine, and savingforcollege.com; and
Whereas, the pursuit of a higher education results in both an enhanced quality of life for the citizens of South Carolina and an improved Palmetto State for all. Now, therefore,
Be it resolved by the House of Representatives:
That the members of the South Carolina House of Representatives, by this resolution, declare Friday, May 29, 2015, as "529 Day" in the Palmetto State and urge all citizens to save for a college education by investing in the South Carolina Future Scholar 529 College Savings Plan.
Be it further resolved that a copy of this resolution be provided to Curtis M. Loftis, Jr., Treasurer of the State of South Carolina.
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