South Carolina General Assembly
123rd Session, 2019-2020

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H. 3164

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Joint Resolution
Sponsors: Reps. McDaniel, Clyburn and S. Williams
Document Path: l:\council\bills\agm\19496wab19.docx

Introduced in the House on January 8, 2019
Currently residing in the House Committee on Judiciary

Summary: Not yet available

HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS

     Date      Body   Action Description with journal page number
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  12/18/2018  House   Prefiled
  12/18/2018  House   Referred to Committee on Judiciary
    1/8/2019  House   Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 114)
    1/8/2019  House   Referred to Committee on Judiciary 
                        (House Journal-page 114)

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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL

12/18/2018

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A JOINT RESOLUTION

PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO SECTION 3, ARTICLE XI OF THE CONSTITUTION OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1895, RELATING TO FREE PUBLIC SCHOOLS, SO AS TO REQUIRE THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO PROVIDE FOR A HIGH-QUALITY EDUCATION FOR ALL CHILDREN OF THE STATE.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:

SECTION    1.    It is proposed that Section 3, Article XI of the Constitution of this State be amended to read:

"Section    3.    The General Assembly shall provide for the maintenance and support of a system of free public schools open to all children in the State so as to provide a high-quality education allowing each student to reach his highest potential, and shall establish, organize and support such other public institutions of learning, as may be desirable."

SECTION    2.    The proposed amendment must be submitted to the qualified electors at the next general election for representatives. Ballots must be provided at the various voting precincts with the following words printed or written on the ballot:

"Must Section 3, Article XI of the Constitution of this State be amended by adding a provision that the General Assembly shall provide for a high-quality education for all children of the State?

Yes    []

No    []

Those voting in favor of the question shall deposit a ballot with a check or cross mark in the square after the word 'Yes', and those voting against the question shall deposit a ballot with a check or cross mark in the square after the word 'No'."

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