South Carolina General Assembly
125th Session, 2023-2024
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Sponsors: Reps. Collins, Bernstein, Herbkersman, Caskey, Elliott, Forrest, Carter, Cobb-Hunter, Rutherford, Weeks, Dillard, Jefferson, Stavrinakis, Ott, King, Bamberg, Henegan, Kirby, Wheeler, Thigpen, Atkinson, Pendarvis, Rose and Garvin
Document Path: LC-0088WAB23.docx
Introduced in the House on January 10, 2023
Currently residing in the House
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
|Date||Body||Action Description with journal page number|
|12/8/2022||House||Referred to Committee on Judiciary|
|1/10/2023||House||Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 121)|
|1/10/2023||House||Referred to Committee on Judiciary (House Journal-page 121)|
|1/18/2023||House||Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Felder|
|2/28/2023||House||Member(s) request name removed as sponsor: Felder|
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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL
to amend the South Carolina Code of Laws by adding Section 40-1-35 so as to PROVIDE PEOPLE who haVE current and valid employment authorizationS approved by federal immigration authorities ARE eligible for occupational or professional licensure if all other applicable requirements are met.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Article 1, Chapter 1, Title 40 of the S.C. Code is amended by adding:
Section 40-1-35. A person who has a current and valid employment authorization approved by federal immigration authorities shall be eligible for occupational or professional licensure under the provisions of this title provided all other applicable requirements are met.
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
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