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S*0462 (Rat #0080) General Bill, By Hembree
Summary: Uniform high school diplomas
    AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 59-39-100, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE UNIFORM DIPLOMA FOR GRADUATES OF ACCREDITED HIGH SCHOOLS, SO AS TO PROVIDE PERSONALIZED PATHWAYS FOR STUDENTS TO EARN THE DIPLOMA AND TO PROVIDE RELATED COURSE OF STUDY-BASED ENDORSEMENTS STUDENTS MAY EARN, TO REVISE THE COURSEWORK STUDENTS ENTERING NINTH GRADE DURING THE 2018-2019 SCHOOL YEAR MUST EARN FOR GRADUATION, TO PROVIDE THIS REVISED COURSEWORK REQUIREMENT MUST SUPPORT THE PROFILE OF THE GRADUATE, TO PROVIDE FOR A UNIFORM EMPLOYABILITY CREDENTIAL AVAILABLE FOR CERTAIN STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES AS AN ALTERNATIVE TO DIPLOMA PATHWAYS, AND TO PROVIDE THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION SHALL MONITOR NUMBERS OF DIPLOMAS AND EMPLOYABILITY CREDENTIALS EARNED BY STUDENTS AND BIANNUALLY REPORT SUCH NUMBERS TO STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION AND THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY. - ratified title
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02/23/17Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 6)
02/23/17Senate Referred to Committee on Education (Senate Journal-page 6)
03/23/17Senate Committee report: Favorable with amendment Education (Senate Journal-page 10)
03/30/17Senate Committee Amendment Adopted (Senate Journal-page 34)
03/30/17Senate Read second time (Senate Journal-page 34)
03/30/17Senate Roll call Ayes-39 Nays-0 (Senate Journal-page 34)
03/31/17 Scrivener's error corrected
04/04/17Senate Read third time and sent to House (Senate Journal-page 17)
04/04/17House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 7)
04/04/17House Referred to Committee on Education and Public Works (House Journal-page 7)
04/27/17House Recalled from Committee on Education and Public Works (House Journal-page 41)
05/03/17House Requests for debate-Rep(s). Hayes, Atkinson, M Rivers, JE Smith, Bernstein, Hart, Weeks, Henegan, Cobb-Hunter, Williams, Jefferson, McCravy, West, Hewitt, King, Fry, Crawford, Brown, DC Moss, Mack, Anderson, Pope, White, Hosey, Clyburn, Kirby, Alexander, Thayer (House Journal-page 28)
05/09/17House Amended (House Journal-page 174)
05/09/17House Read second time (House Journal-page 174)
05/09/17House Roll call Yeas-92 Nays-0 (House Journal-page 175)
05/10/17House Read third time and returned to Senate with amendments (House Journal-page 34)
05/10/17Senate Concurred in House amendment and enrolled (Senate Journal-page 66)
05/10/17Senate Roll call Ayes-40 Nays-0 (Senate Journal-page 66)
05/15/17 Ratified R 80
05/19/17 Signed By Governor
05/25/17 Effective date See Act



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