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H 4521 General Bill, By Putnam, Burns, Loftis, Felder, Taylor, Whipper and R.L. Brown
Summary: Tucker Hipps Transparency Act
    A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, TO ENACT THE "TUCKER HIPPS TRANSPARENCY ACT" BY ADDING SECTION 59-101-210 SO AS TO PROVIDE PUBLIC INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER LEARNING SHALL MAINTAIN REPORTS OF INVESTIGATIONS AND RELATED INFORMATION OF MEMBERS OF FRATERNITIES, SORORITIES, AND OTHER SOCIAL ORGANIZATIONS, TO SPECIFY INFORMATION THAT MUST BE INCLUDED IN THE REPORTS, TO PROVIDE INSTITUTIONS SHALL MAKE THE REPORTS AVAILABLE TO THE PUBLIC AND ONLINE, AND SHALL FURNISH REPORTS TO STUDENTS AND THEIR PARENTS BEFORE THE STUDENTS MAY BEGIN THE FORMAL PROCESS OF JOINING A FRATERNITY OR SORORITY, TO PROVIDE OVERSIGHT AND ENFORCEMENT REQUIREMENTS OF THE COMMISSION ON HIGHER EDUCATION, AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS; AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE INITIAL COMPILATION OF THESE REPORTS BEFORE THE BEGINNING OF THE 2016-2017 ACADEMIC YEAR.
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12/03/15House Prefiled
12/03/15House Referred to Committee on Education and Public Works
01/12/16House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 92)
01/12/16House Referred to Committee on Education and Public Works (House Journal-page 92)
01/19/16House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Loftis
02/25/16House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Felder, Taylor
03/10/16House Committee report: Favorable with amendment Education and Public Works (House Journal-page 3)
03/15/16House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Whipper, R.L.Brown
03/16/16House Amended (House Journal-page 11)
03/16/16House Read second time (House Journal-page 11)
03/16/16House Roll call Yeas-84 Nays-0 (House Journal-page 14)
03/17/16House Read third time and sent to Senate (House Journal-page 7)
03/17/16Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 4)
03/17/16Senate Referred to Committee on Education (Senate Journal-page 4)
03/17/16 Scrivener's error corrected



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