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H*3534 (Rat #0147, Act #0143 of 2016) General Bill, By Cobb-Hunter
Summary: Higher Education Excellence Enhancement Program
    AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 2-77-15, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE DEFINITION OF "ELIGIBLE INSTITUTION" AS IT PERTAINS TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA HIGHER EDUCATION EXCELLENCE ENHANCEMENT PROGRAM, SO AS TO INCLUDE INSTITUTIONS THAT OFFER AT LEAST ONE NONSECTARIAN PROGRAM AT THE BACCALAUREATE LEVEL, HISTORICALLY SINGLE GENDER WOMEN'S INSTITUTIONS OF TRADITIONAL STUDENTS, AND INSTITUTIONS ACCREDITED BY AN ORGANIZATION THAT IS RECOGNIZED BY THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AND ALSO RECEIVES TITLE III FUNDING; AND TO AMEND SECTION 2-77-20, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE ALLOCATION OF APPROPRIATED FUNDS AMONG ELIGIBLE INSTITUTIONS, SO AS TO REQUIRE THE COMMISSION ON HIGHER EDUCATION ANNUALLY TO REVIEW AND DETERMINE WHETHER EACH ELIGIBLE INSTITUTION APPROPRIATELY USED THESE FUNDS, AND TO PROVIDE REQUIREMENTS FOR FUNDING REDUCTIONS AND ALTERNATE FUNDING DISTRIBUTIONS WHEN THE COMMISSION FINDS AN ELIGIBLE INSTITUTION INAPPROPRIATELY USED THESE FUNDS. - ratified title
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02/05/15House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 6)
02/05/15House Referred to Committee on Education and Public Works (House Journal-page 6)
04/22/15House Committee report: Favorable with amendment Education and Public Works (House Journal-page 3)
04/23/15House Amended (House Journal-page 25)
04/23/15House Read second time (House Journal-page 25)
04/23/15House Roll call Yeas-95 Nays-0 (House Journal-page 28)
04/23/15House Unanimous consent for third reading on next legislative day (House Journal-page 29)
04/24/15 Scrivener's error corrected
04/25/15House Read third time and sent to Senate (House Journal-page 2)
04/28/15Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 9)
04/28/15Senate Referred to Committee on Education (Senate Journal-page 9)
02/25/16Senate Committee report: Favorable with amendment Education (Senate Journal-page 13)
02/29/16 Scrivener's error corrected
03/01/16Senate Committee Amendment Adopted (Senate Journal-page 11)
03/01/16Senate Read second time (Senate Journal-page 11)
03/01/16Senate Roll call Ayes-35 Nays-0 (Senate Journal-page 11)
03/02/16 Scrivener's error corrected
03/08/16Senate Read third time and returned to House with amendments (Senate Journal-page 12)
03/09/16House Concurred in Senate amendment and enrolled (House Journal-page 22)
03/09/16House Roll call Yeas-105 Nays-0 (House Journal-page 22)
03/10/16 Ratified R 147
03/14/16 Signed By Governor
03/16/16 Effective date 07/01/16
03/17/16 Act No. 143



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