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H*4434 (Rat #0251) General Bill, By Clary, Elliott, Cogswell, Collins, Henderson-Myers, Felder, Pope, Taylor, Ott, Thayer, Govan, Cole and King
Similar (H 3414)
Summary: Dyslexia
    AN ACT TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 5 TO CHAPTER 33, TITLE 59 SO AS TO DEFINE NECESSARY TERMS; TO REQUIRE THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO PROVIDE TRAINING AND SUPPORT FOR A STATEWIDE MULTI-TIERED SUPPORT SYSTEM SCHOOLING MODEL WHICH MUST INCLUDE A UNIVERSAL SCREENING PROCESS TO IDENTIFY WHO MAY BE AT RISK OF EXPERIENCING ACADEMIC DIFFICULTIES AND SOCIAL-EMOTIONAL DEVELOPMENT DIFFICULTIES; TO PROVIDE LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICTS SHALL USE THE UNIVERSAL SCREENING PROCESS FOR CERTAIN STUDENTS BEGINNING WITH THE 2019-2020 SCHOOL YEAR, SUBJECT TO GENERAL ASSEMBLY FUNDING; TO PROVIDE SCREENING MAY BE REQUESTED BY PARENTS, GUARDIANS, AND CERTAIN SCHOOL PERSONNEL; TO PROVIDE SCHOOL DISTRICTS SHALL CONVENE SCHOOL-BASED TEAMS TO ANALYZE DATA FROM SCREENINGS TO PLAN AND IMPLEMENT APPROPRIATE INSTRUCTION AND INTERVENTIONS FOR ALL STUDENTS AT RISK OF EXPERIENCING ACADEMIC DIFFICULTIES; TO REQUIRE DISTRICTS TO PROVIDE PARENTS OF SUCH AT-RISK STUDENTS WITH NOTICE OF SCREENING FINDINGS AND RELATED SUPPORT INFORMATION; TO REQUIRE DISTRICTS TO PROVIDE AT-RISK STUDENTS WITH CERTAIN INTERVENTIONS AND TO MONITOR THE EFFECTIVENESS OF THESE INTERVENTIONS AND STUDENT PROGRESS; TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT TO PROVIDE EDUCATORS WITH CERTAIN PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT TRAINING AND RESOURCES CONCERNING THE STATEWIDE MULTI-TIERED SUPPORT SYSTEM AND RELATED IDENTIFICATION AND INTERVENTION METHODS; TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT TO DEVELOP AND REPORT FINDINGS CONCERNING THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE STATEWIDE MULTI-TIERED SUPPORT SYSTEM; TO CREATE THE LEARNING DISORDERS TASK FORCE TO WORK WITH THE DEPARTMENT IN MATTERS RELATING TO READING DISORDERS; AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE COMPOSITION AND MISCELLANEOUS FUNCTIONS OF THE TASK FORCE, AMONG OTHER THINGS. - ratified title
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12/13/17House Prefiled
12/13/17House Referred to Committee on Education and Public Works
01/09/18House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 111)
01/09/18House Referred to Committee on Education and Public Works (House Journal-page 111)
01/11/18House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Felder
02/06/18House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Pope
02/07/18House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Taylor
02/13/18House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Ott
02/15/18House Committee report: Favorable with amendment Education and Public Works (House Journal-page 50)
02/20/18 Scrivener's error corrected
02/20/18House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Thayer
02/21/18House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Govan, Cole, King
02/21/18House Amended (House Journal-page 37)
02/21/18House Requests for debate-Rep(s). Loftis, Hill, Magnuson
02/21/18House Read second time (House Journal-page 37)
02/21/18House Roll call Yeas-106 Nays-2 (House Journal-page 42)
02/22/18House Read third time and sent to Senate (House Journal-page 11)
02/22/18Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 8)
02/22/18Senate Referred to Committee on Education (Senate Journal-page 8)
02/22/18 Scrivener's error corrected
03/15/18Senate Committee report: Favorable with amendment Education (Senate Journal-page 13)
03/16/18 Scrivener's error corrected
04/17/18Senate Committee Amendment Amended and Adopted (Senate Journal-page 16)
04/17/18Senate Amended (Senate Journal-page 16)
04/17/18Senate Read second time (Senate Journal-page 16)
04/17/18Senate Roll call Ayes-38 Nays-0 (Senate Journal-page 16)
04/18/18 Scrivener's error corrected
04/24/18Senate Read third time and returned to House with amendments (Senate Journal-page 17)
05/01/18House Non-concurrence in Senate amendment (House Journal-page 78)
05/01/18House Roll call Yeas-0 Nays-109 (House Journal-page 79)
05/02/18Senate Senate insists upon amendment and conference committee appointed Sheheen, Martin, Hembree (Senate Journal-page 51)
05/03/18House Conference committee appointed Felder, Clary, Brown (House Journal-page 37)
05/08/18House Free conference powers granted (House Journal-page 21)
05/08/18House Free conference committee appointed Felder, Clary, Brown (House Journal-page 21)
05/08/18House Roll call Yeas-102 Nays-0 (House Journal-page 21)
05/08/18House Free conference report adopted (House Journal-page 27)
05/08/18House Roll call Yeas-101 Nays-0 (House Journal-page 33)
05/08/18Senate Free conference powers granted (Senate Journal-page 25)
05/08/18Senate Roll call Ayes-42 Nays-0 (Senate Journal-page 25)
05/08/18Senate Free conference committee appointed Sheheen, Martin, Hembree (Senate Journal-page 25)
05/08/18Senate Free conference report adopted (Senate Journal-page 28)
05/08/18Senate Roll call Ayes-42 Nays-0 (Senate Journal-page 28)
05/09/18House Ordered enrolled for ratification (House Journal-page 4)
05/14/18 Ratified R 251
05/18/18 Signed By Governor
05/25/18 Effective date 05/18/18



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