South Carolina General Assembly
125th Session, 2023-2024

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S. 974

STATUS INFORMATION

General Bill
Sponsors: Senator Bennett
Companion/Similar bill(s): 4045
Document Path: LC-0468SA24.docx

Introduced in the Senate on January 18, 2024
Introduced in the House on February 27, 2024
Last Amended on February 21, 2024
Passed by the General Assembly on May 9, 2024

Summary: Accredited institutions

HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS

Date Body Action Description with journal page number
1/18/2024 Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 3)
1/18/2024 Senate Referred to Committee on Education (Senate Journal-page 3)
2/14/2024 Senate Committee report: Favorable with amendment Education (Senate Journal-page 10)
2/21/2024 Senate Committee Amendment Adopted (Senate Journal-page 25)
2/21/2024 Senate Read second time (Senate Journal-page 25)
2/21/2024 Senate Roll call Ayes-45 Nays-0 (Senate Journal-page 25)
2/22/2024 Senate Read third time and sent to House (Senate Journal-page 10)
2/27/2024 House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 32)
2/27/2024 House Referred to Committee on Education and Public Works (House Journal-page 32)
5/1/2024 House Committee report: Favorable Education and Public Works
5/7/2024 House Requests for debate-Rep(s). Erickson, Hiott, Carter, Hixon, Guffey, B Newton, Sessions, MM Smith, BL Cox, West, Long (House Journal-page 131)
5/8/2024 House Read second time (House Journal-page 262)
5/8/2024 House Roll call Yeas-108 Nays-0 (House Journal-page 263)
5/9/2024 House Read third time and enrolled (House Journal-page 88)
5/15/2024 Ratified R 194
5/21/2024 Signed By Governor

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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL

1/18/2024
2/14/2024
2/14/2024-A
2/21/2024
5/1/2024


NOTE: THIS IS A TEMPORARY VERSION. THIS DOCUMENT WILL REMAIN IN THIS VERSION UNTIL FINAL APPROVAL BY THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL.

(R194, S974)

AN ACT TO AMEND THE SOUTH CAROLINA CODE OF LAWS BY AMENDING SECTIONS 59-104-20, 59-149-10, AND 59-150-370, ALL RELATING TO THE DEFINITION OF "PUBLIC OR INDEPENDENT INSTITUTION" FOR PURPOSES OF THE PALMETTO FELLOWS SCHOLARSHIPS, THE LEGISLATIVE INCENTIVES FOR FUTURE EXCELLENCE (LIFE) SCHOLARSHIPS, AND THE SC HOPE SCHOLARSHIPS, RESPECTIVELY, SO AS TO ADD NOT FOR PROFIT INSTITUTIONS ACCREDITED BY THE ACCREDITING COMMISSION OF CAREER SCHOOLS AND COLLEGES TO THE DEFINITION.

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

Accredited institutions

SECTION 1.    Section 59-104-20(F)(1) of the S.C. Code is amended by adding:

(c) not for profit institutions accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges.

Accredited institutions

SECTION 2.    Section 59-149-10(B) of the S.C. Code is amended by adding:

(3) not for profit institutions accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges.

Accredited institutions

SECTION 3.    Section 59-150-370(B) of the S.C. Code is amended by adding:

(3) not for profit institutions accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges.

Time effective

SECTION 4.    This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.

Ratified the 15th day of May, 2024.

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President of the Senate

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Speaker of the House of Representatives

Approved the _____________ day of _________________________________________2024.

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Governor

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