Senate Education Committee

Meeting Notice*

Senate Education Committee
Wednesday, May 8, 2013
10:00 AM
Room 209, Gressette Building

H.3472 (by Representative Owens) - Private School Conversion to Charter School
TO AMEND SECTION 59-40-210, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE CONVERSION OF A PRIVATE SCHOOL TO A CHARTER SCHOOL AND THE REQUIREMENT THAT THE CONVERTED PRIVATE SCHOOL NOT BE ALLOWED TO OPEN AS A CHARTER SCHOOL FOR A PERIOD OF TWELVE MONTHS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE PROHIBITION AGAINST THE CONVERTED PRIVATE SCHOOL BEING ALLOWED TO OPEN AS A CHARTER SCHOOL FOR A PERIOD OF TWELVE MONTHS DOES NOT APPLY UNDER SPECIFIED CONDITIONS, ETC.

H.3087 (by Representative Merrill) - Charter Schools on Military Installations
TO AMEND SECTION 59-40-50, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO VARIOUS CHARTER SCHOOL REQUIREMENTS, POWERS, AND DUTIES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A CHARTER SCHOOL LOCATED ON A FEDERAL MILITARY INSTALLATION OR BASE WHERE THE APPROPRIATE AUTHORITIES HAVE MADE BUILDINGS, FACILITIES, AND GROUNDS ON THE INSTALLATION OR BASE AVAILABLE FOR USE BY THE CHARTER SCHOOL, AS ITS PRINCIPAL LOCATION, ALSO MAY GIVE ENROLLMENT PRIORITY TO OTHERWISE ELIGIBLE STUDENTS WHO ARE DEPENDENTS OF MILITARY PERSONNEL LIVING IN MILITARY HOUSING, ETC.

H.3061 (by Representative McCoy) - Student Athletes (Concussions)
A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-63-95 SO AS TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO DEVELOP AND DISTRIBUTE MODEL POLICIES CONCERNING THE NATURE AND RISK OF CONCUSSIONS SUSTAINED BY STUDENT ATHLETES, TO REQUIRE EACH LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICT TO DEVELOP ITS OWN POLICY, ETC.

S.160 (by Senator Malloy) - Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 32, TITLE 59 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO THE COMPREHENSIVE HEALTH EDUCATION PROGRAM, BY ADDING SECTION 59-32-35 TO REQUIRE INSTRUCTION IN CARDIOPULMONARY RESUSCITATION AND THE USE OF AN AUTOMATED EXTERNAL DEFIBRILLATOR TO ALL STUDENTS ENROLLED IN THE SCHOOL DISTRICT AS A REQUIREMENT FOR GRADUATION FROM HIGH SCHOOL.

H.3725 (by Representative Putnam) - Safe Access to Vital Epinephrine (SAVE) Act
A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ENACTING THE "SAFE ACCESS TO VITAL EPINEPHRINE (SAVE) ACT"; BY ADDING SECTION 59-63-95 SO AS TO ALLOW SCHOOL DISTRICT AND PRIVATE SCHOOL GOVERNING AUTHORITIES TO OBTAIN SUPPLIES OF EPINEPHRINE AUTO-INJECTORS FOR SCHOOLS TO USE IN CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES; ETC.

S.516 (by Senator Peeler) - Read to Succeed
TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, SO AS TO ENACT THE "SOUTH CAROLINA READ TO SUCCEED ACT"; BY ADDING CHAPTER 155 TO TITLE 59 SO AS TO CREATE THE SOUTH CAROLINA READ TO SUCCEED OFFICE AND A READING PROFICIENCY PANEL WITHIN THE OFFICE, ETC.

S. 134 (by Senator Sheheen) - Child Development Education Program
A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING CHAPTER 156 TO TITLE 59 SO AS TO CREATE THE SOUTH CAROLINA CHILD DEVELOPMENT EDUCATION PROGRAM WHICH IS A FULL DAY, FOUR-YEAR OLD KINDERGARTEN PROGRAM FOR AT-RISK CHILDREN WHICH MUST BE MADE AVAILABLE TO QUALIFIED CHILDREN IN ALL PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICTS WITHIN THE STATE, TO ESTABLISH PRIORITY FOR THE PROGRAM, TO ESTABLISH ELIGIBILITY FOR THE PROGRAM, ETC.

H.3229 ()by Representative Daning) - Student Athletes
TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-5-170 SO AS TO CREATE THE DIVISION OF INTERSCHOLASTIC ATHLETICS TO SERVE AS THE SOLE GOVERNING BODY OF ATHLETICS FOR SOUTH CAROLINA PUBLIC SCHOOLS, TO PROVIDE FOR A DIRECTOR OF THE DIVISION APPOINTED BY THE SUPERINTENDENT OF EDUCATION, TO PROVIDE MATTERS ABOUT WHICH THE DIVISION SHALL PROMULGATE REGULATIONS AND FOR WHICH THE DIVISION MAY ISSUE EMERGENCY REGULATIONS

* Subject to change


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