South Carolina General Assembly
125th Session, 2023-2024
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Sponsors: Reps. J.L. Johnson, Henegan, Henderson-Myers and King
Document Path: LC-0186WAB23.docx
Introduced in the House on January 24, 2023
Currently residing in the House
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
|Date||Body||Action Description with journal page number|
|1/24/2023||House||Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 30)|
|1/24/2023||House||Referred to Committee on Education and Public Works (House Journal-page 30)|
|1/25/2023||House||Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Henegan, Henderson-Myers, King|
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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL
TO AMEND THE SOUTH CAROLINA CODE OF LAWS BY ADDING SECTION 59-29-56 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT BEGINNING WITH THE 2023-2024 SCHOOL YEAR, PUBLIC SCHOOL HISTORY CURRICULUMS AND INSTRUCTION SHALL NOT INCLUDE TEACHINGS ABOUT PERSONS WHO OWNED SLAVES.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Article 1, Chapter 29, Title 59 of the S.C. Code is amended by adding:
Section 59-29-56. Beginning with the 2023-2024 School Year, public school history curriculums and instruction shall not include teachings about persons who owned slaves.
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
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