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Amendment No. 5 - School Vouchers, Administer PACT to Transfer Students - Key Vote

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Amendment - Amendment Tabled (House) (62-56) - (Key vote)

Title: School Vouchers, Administer PACT to Transfer Students

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to table an amendment that allows vouchers for students in unsatisfactory schools.

Highlights:
- Establishes that a student is eligible to transfer to a new school if the student attends or is scheduled to attend a failing school, or if they are determined to be physically or mentally handicapped [Section 59-63-620]. - Requires schools to administer state required assessments in math and language arts to transfer students [Section 59-63-633].
Note:

NOTE: A LEGISLATOR MAY MOVE TO TABLE ANY PENDING LEGISLATION, THUS HALTING FURTHER CONSIDERATION. A "YEA" VOTE IS IN SUPPORT OF HALTING FURTHER CONSIDERATION, AND A "NAY" VOTE IS IN SUPPORT OF FURTHER CONSIDERATION. TABLING MOTIONS ARE OFTEN USED TO KILL LEGISLATION.

Amendment - Introduced (House) -

Title: School Vouchers, Administer PACT to Transfer Students

Sponsors

  • Robert E. 'Bob' Walker (SC - R) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

  • Guy Ralph Davenport Jr. (SC - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Keith R. Kelly (SC - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Lanny Franklin Littlejohn (SC - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Joseph G. 'Joe' Mahaffey Sr. (SC - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Lewis Eugene 'Gene' Pinson (SC - R) (Out Of Office)
  • William Douglas 'Doug' Smith (SC - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Scott F. Talley (SC - R) (Out Of Office)
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