Trans Legislation Tracker

SC H4289

EDUCATIONENGROSSED

Public Institutions of Higher Learning

Amend The South Carolina Code Of Laws By Adding Section 59-101-680 So As To Provide That A Public Institution Of Higher Learning May Not Condition Or Promise Admissions Or Benefits To Certain Applicants For Certain Support Or Disagreements With Certain Statements Regarding Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, Or Associated Issues.

Selected quotes

A public institution of higher learning shall not require a faculty member or employee of the institution to complete or participate in mandatory training or other educational program regarding diversity, equity, inclusion. A public institution of higher learning shall not take an adverse employment action against a faculty member or employee of the institution for the faculty member's or employee's failure or refusal to participate in such training or program.

Legislative Session

active

125th General Assembly

Links

Read bill text

Calendar

datetimetypelocationdescription
2024-03-1900:00HearingBlatt Room 433House E.P.W. Full Committee
2024-03-0700:00HearingBlatt Room 110House E.P.W. Higher Education Subcommittee
2024-02-1500:00HearingBlatt Room 110House E.P.W. Higher Education Subcommittee

History

DateAction
2024-04-02Referred to Committee on Education
2024-04-02Introduced and read first time
2024-03-28Roll call Yeas-77 Nays-30
2024-03-28Read third time and sent to Senate
2024-03-28Amended
2024-03-27Roll call Yeas-84 Nays-30
2024-03-27Read second time
2024-03-27Amended
2024-03-27Debate adjourned
2024-03-27Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Chapman, Gagnon, Forrest, Oremus, Hixon
2024-03-27Debate adjourned
2024-03-26Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Burns, Kilmartin
2024-03-21Debate adjourned
2024-03-21Requests for debate-Rep
2024-03-20Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Magnuson
2024-03-20Committee report: Favorable with amendment Education and Public Works
2024-03-07Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Guffey
2024-02-27Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Taylor
2024-02-14Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Cromer, Beach, Pace
2023-06-07Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Murphy, Brewer, Robbins, Gatch, Mitchell, Yow
2023-04-06Referred to Committee on Education and Public Works
2023-04-06Introduced and read first time