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					                                        2007-2008 Legislative Session, South Carolina General Assembly. Listing of higher education related bills.
House (H.) bills are listed first and followed by Senate (S.) bills and Regulations. Legislation enacted in 2008 and 2007 are shown first and followed by bills that were not enacted during
the 2007-2008 Session of the General Assembly. For enacted legislation, assigned Act # precede the bill number and are denoted by "A").

This listing is for general informational purposes only and is by no means a complete listing. The bills presented below are those bills of interest identified by CHE staff
review of legislation introduced in the General Assembly which directly pertain to or affect higher education. For the most up-to-date information on legislative activity as well as full
text of these and all other bills, go to SC's Legislative Information website at www.scstatehouse.net. Bill numbers below are linked -- The link should direct you to the most
current information for the bill (i.e., text, history,...) as posted on the SC Legislature Online website.

                                                                                              www.scstatehouse.net
For details on SC's General Assembly and the 2007-2008 Legislative Session, see Statehouse website:

  NOTE: Updated as of July 1, 2008. SC's 2007-2008 session of the General Assembly adjourned June 25 under the Sine Die resolution S.1469. Bills not enacted as of the end of the
  2008 Session (second regular session) are dead and must be re-introduced for further consideration.

                                                               Gold shading indicates legislation that has become law during the 2008 session.
                                                              Yellow shading indicates legislation that has become law during the 2007 session.

                                                                                                                                 Primary Sponsor & up to
 Last                  Companion                                                                                               three additional listed. ("and       Date
              Bill #                      Broad Topic                                    Subject                                                                                Committee              Status
Updated                   Bill                                                                                                    others " signifies other      Introduced
                                                                                                                                   sponsors not listed)
                                                                                                        HOUSE BILLS
6/12/2008    H.3008                   Other - Charitable     Amends code to establish a property tax exemption for certain     Ballentine, Haskins, Cotty and      1/9/07                      Ratified on 6/5/08 and
                                      Organizations          real property owned organizations which qualify as a tax exempt   Lowe                              (12/13/06                     became law without the
                                                             organization pursuant to IRS section 501c3 and to provide for                                        prefile)                     Governor's signature
                                                             other miscellaneus tax provisions.                                                                                                6/12/08.
2/25/2008    Act 178                  Student Aid - LIFE,    Amends 59-104-20(F) relating to Palmetto Fellows and 59-149- DC Smith, JR Smith, Perry,              1/30/07      H Education &   5/31/07 House amended
            (H.3379)                  PF                     50(A) LIFE eligibility in regard to calculating high school GPA and Clyburn and others                            Public Works    Senate amendment and
                                                             rank for SC resident students who have attended high school out                                                   / S Education   returned to Senate.
                                                             of state.                                                                                                                         6/6/07 Senate
                                                                                                                                                                                               nonconcurred House
                                                                                                                                                                                               amendments and then
                                                                                                                                                                                               reconsidered its
                                                                                                                                                                                               nonconcurrence. 1/16/08,
                                                                                                                                                                                               Senate Nonconcurrence
                                                                                                                                                                                               in House amendment.
                                                                                                                                                                                               1/23/08 House recedes
                                                                                                                                                                                               from amendment;
                                                                                                                                                                                               Enrolled for Ratification.
                                                                                                                                                                                               2/6/08 Governor Vetoed.
                                                                                                                                                                                               as of 2/13/08, the
                                                                                                                                                                                               Governor's veto
                                                                                                                                                                                               overridden by the House
                                                                                                                                                                                               and Senate. Enacted
                                                                                                                                                                                               effective 2/13/08. Act No.
6/16/2008    H.4320                   Student Aid -          Bill amends section 59-63-31 relating to attendance at public K- Whipper, Clyburn, R. Brown          12/15/07       H Educ &      Before passing, a
                                      Residency for fee      12 schools and residence as a result of a parent's or legal          and Hosey                     prefiled and   Public Works    provision was added
                                      purposes               guardians military deployment, but also includes a provision                                        introduced    / S Education   relating to residency for
                                                             relating to certain military personnel and residency for tuition and                                   1/8/08                     tuition and fee purposes
                                                             fee purposes as public institutions of higher learning.                                                                           for certain military. The
                                                                                                                                                                                               bill was ratified on
                                                                                                                                                                                               6/10/08 and signed into
                                                                                                                                                                                               law by the Governor on
                                                                                                                                                                                               6/16/08.


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                                       2007-2008 Legislative Session, South Carolina General Assembly. Listing of higher education related bills.
House (H.) bills are listed first and followed by Senate (S.) bills and Regulations. Legislation enacted in 2008 and 2007 are shown first and followed by bills that were not enacted during
the 2007-2008 Session of the General Assembly. For enacted legislation, assigned Act # precede the bill number and are denoted by "A").

This listing is for general informational purposes only and is by no means a complete listing. The bills presented below are those bills of interest identified by CHE staff
review of legislation introduced in the General Assembly which directly pertain to or affect higher education. For the most up-to-date information on legislative activity as well as full
text of these and all other bills, go to SC's Legislative Information website at www.scstatehouse.net. Bill numbers below are linked -- The link should direct you to the most
current information for the bill (i.e., text, history,...) as posted on the SC Legislature Online website.

                                                                                              www.scstatehouse.net
For details on SC's General Assembly and the 2007-2008 Legislative Session, see Statehouse website:

  NOTE: Updated as of July 1, 2008. SC's 2007-2008 session of the General Assembly adjourned June 25 under the Sine Die resolution S.1469. Bills not enacted as of the end of the
  2008 Session (second regular session) are dead and must be re-introduced for further consideration.

                                                              Gold shading indicates legislation that has become law during the 2008 session.
                                                             Yellow shading indicates legislation that has become law during the 2007 session.

                                                                                                                                   Primary Sponsor & up to
 Last                 Companion                                                                                                  three additional listed. ("and       Date
             Bill #                      Broad Topic                                     Subject                                                                                Committee              Status
Updated                  Bill                                                                                                       others " signifies other      Introduced
                                                                                                                                      sponsors not listed)
6/5/2008    Act 280                  Other - Immigration    Comprehensive legislation dealing with immigration reform.           Harrell, Harrison, Cato, Cooper,    1/9/08                    As of 6/5/08, signed by
           (H.4400)                  Reform                 Includes provision to prohibit those unlawfully in the United        Walker and others                                             the Governor.
                                                            States from enrolling in public colleges and universities and from
                                                            receiving state support and scholarships and grants

6/4/2008    Act 235                  Student Aid -          Amends 59-104-25 and 59-149-15 relating to the PF and LIFE           Skelton, Harrell, Walker and      1/8/08      H Education &   1/8/08 Introduced and
           (H.4408)                  Palmetto Fellows       Scholarship stipends for students majoring in mathematics or         Bedingfield                                   Public Works    referred to H Educ&PW.
                                     and LIFE               sciences so as to revise the course requirements necessary to                                                      / S Education   As of 5/15/08, had been
                                     Enhancements           receive the stipend during a student's freshman year.                                                                              approved by House and
                                                                                                                                                                                               Senate and was ratified.
                                                                                                                                                                                               On 5/22/08, became law
                                                                                                                                                                                               without the Governor's
                                                                                                                                                                                               signature. Act No. 235




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                                        2007-2008 Legislative Session, South Carolina General Assembly. Listing of higher education related bills.
House (H.) bills are listed first and followed by Senate (S.) bills and Regulations. Legislation enacted in 2008 and 2007 are shown first and followed by bills that were not enacted during
the 2007-2008 Session of the General Assembly. For enacted legislation, assigned Act # precede the bill number and are denoted by "A").

This listing is for general informational purposes only and is by no means a complete listing. The bills presented below are those bills of interest identified by CHE staff
review of legislation introduced in the General Assembly which directly pertain to or affect higher education. For the most up-to-date information on legislative activity as well as full
text of these and all other bills, go to SC's Legislative Information website at www.scstatehouse.net. Bill numbers below are linked -- The link should direct you to the most
current information for the bill (i.e., text, history,...) as posted on the SC Legislature Online website.

                                                                                              www.scstatehouse.net
For details on SC's General Assembly and the 2007-2008 Legislative Session, see Statehouse website:

  NOTE: Updated as of July 1, 2008. SC's 2007-2008 session of the General Assembly adjourned June 25 under the Sine Die resolution S.1469. Bills not enacted as of the end of the
  2008 Session (second regular session) are dead and must be re-introduced for further consideration.

                                                               Gold shading indicates legislation that has become law during the 2008 session.
                                                              Yellow shading indicates legislation that has become law during the 2007 session.

                                                                                                                                     Primary Sponsor & up to
 Last                   Companion                                                                                                  three additional listed. ("and       Date
              Bill #                      Broad Topic                                     Subject                                                                                 Committee                  Status
Updated                    Bill                                                                                                       others " signifies other      Introduced
                                                                                                                                       sponsors not listed)
5/22/2008    H. 4520                  Facilities - Issuance Amends Section 59-147-30 relating to the issuance of revenue           Cooper, Harrell, Cobb-Hunter,     1/22/08       H Ways &       1/22/08 Introduced and
                                      of Revenue Bonds      bonds by colleges and universities, so as to clarify and further       Walker, and others                              Means / S      referred to H. Ways &
                                      by Universities       specify what facilities are eligible to be financed under the higher                                                    Finance       Means. 1/23/08
                                                            education revenue bond act and to repeal section 59-147-120                                                                           subcommittee to report
                                                            relating to certain limitations on the issuance of revenue bonds.                                                                     favorably. 1/31/08 Full
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Committee to report out
                                                                                                                                                                                                  favorably. 2/5/ House
                                                                                                                                                                                                  received Committee
                                                                                                                                                                                                  report. 4/16/08 received
                                                                                                                                                                                                  third reading. 4/17/08
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Introduced in Senate and
                                                                                                                                                                                                  referred to S. Finance.
                                                                                                                                                                                                  By 5/1/08 amended,
                                                                                                                                                                                                  given third reading and
                                                                                                                                                                                                  sent to House. House
                                                                                                                                                                                                  concurred and enrolled
                                                                                                                                                                                                  bill for ratification. 5/14/08
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Governor vetoed.
                                                                                                                                                                                                  5/21/08, House and
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Senate overrode the
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Governor's veto. Enacted
                                                                                                                                                                                                  effective 5/22/08
5/20/2008    Act 215                  Coll & Univ -          Amends Act 906 of 1962, relating to Spartanburg County            Walker, Anthony, W.D. Smith,          2/12/08     H Education & 2/12/08, Introduced and
            (H. 4680)                 Spartanburg County     Commission for Technical & Community Education so as to           Littlejohn, Talley, Kelly,                        Public Works referred to H Educ&PW.
                                      Commission for         provide for representation of a member of Cherokee County         Mahaffey and Davenport                            / S Education 5/13/08 Governor signed
                                      Technical &            School District 1 and a member from Union County School                                                                           into law. Effective 5/13/08.
                                      Community              District, reduce from four to two the at-large Spartanburg County
                                      Education              Members and to provide transition provisions.




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                                        2007-2008 Legislative Session, South Carolina General Assembly. Listing of higher education related bills.
House (H.) bills are listed first and followed by Senate (S.) bills and Regulations. Legislation enacted in 2008 and 2007 are shown first and followed by bills that were not enacted during
the 2007-2008 Session of the General Assembly. For enacted legislation, assigned Act # precede the bill number and are denoted by "A").

This listing is for general informational purposes only and is by no means a complete listing. The bills presented below are those bills of interest identified by CHE staff
review of legislation introduced in the General Assembly which directly pertain to or affect higher education. For the most up-to-date information on legislative activity as well as full
text of these and all other bills, go to SC's Legislative Information website at www.scstatehouse.net. Bill numbers below are linked -- The link should direct you to the most
current information for the bill (i.e., text, history,...) as posted on the SC Legislature Online website.

                                                                                              www.scstatehouse.net
For details on SC's General Assembly and the 2007-2008 Legislative Session, see Statehouse website:

  NOTE: Updated as of July 1, 2008. SC's 2007-2008 session of the General Assembly adjourned June 25 under the Sine Die resolution S.1469. Bills not enacted as of the end of the
  2008 Session (second regular session) are dead and must be re-introduced for further consideration.

                                                               Gold shading indicates legislation that has become law during the 2008 session.
                                                              Yellow shading indicates legislation that has become law during the 2007 session.

                                                                                                                            Primary Sponsor & up to
 Last                  Companion                                                                                          three additional listed. ("and       Date
              Bill #                     Broad Topic                                    Subject                                                                         Committee             Status
Updated                   Bill                                                                                                others " signifies other     Introduced
                                                                                                                                sponsors not listed)
5/27/2008    H.4735                   Other - Educational Joint Resolution to creat the SC Educational Broadband Service Harrell, Cato, Funderburk,         2/21/08     H LCI / S   2/21/2008 Introduced and
                                      Broadband Services Commission of the purpose of obtaining and evaluating            Loftis, and others                            Judiciary   referred to House LCI.
                                                          proposals from commercial entities for the leasing of spectrum                                                            Passed the House by
                                                          capacity licensed to SCETV and provide for other related                                                                  3/6/08 and was referred to
                                                          provision regarding leases and the authority of the Commission.                                                           S. Judiciary. As of 5/27/08
                                                                                                                                                                                    both houses had pasased
                                                                                                                                                                                    and it was signed into law
                                                                                                                                                                                    by the Governor on 5/27/08.

6/11/2008    H.4766                   Other - Energy         Legislation requiring state agencies to develop and report on     Lowe, Merrill, Crawford,     2/27/08                   Passed by the General
                                      Conservation Plans     plans to reduce energy consumption and to take certain other      Ballentine and others                                  Assembly on 6/4/08,
                                                             measures relating to energy conservation. Provides for                                                                   ratified on 6/5/08, and
                                                             exemptions for certain eligible higher education facilities and                                                          6/11/08 signed into law
                                                             programs. Also, amends code relating to certification and                                                                by the Governor.
                                                             procurement of products marketed as energy conservation
                                                             products.




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                                        2007-2008 Legislative Session, South Carolina General Assembly. Listing of higher education related bills.
House (H.) bills are listed first and followed by Senate (S.) bills and Regulations. Legislation enacted in 2008 and 2007 are shown first and followed by bills that were not enacted during
the 2007-2008 Session of the General Assembly. For enacted legislation, assigned Act # precede the bill number and are denoted by "A").

This listing is for general informational purposes only and is by no means a complete listing. The bills presented below are those bills of interest identified by CHE staff
review of legislation introduced in the General Assembly which directly pertain to or affect higher education. For the most up-to-date information on legislative activity as well as full
text of these and all other bills, go to SC's Legislative Information website at www.scstatehouse.net. Bill numbers below are linked -- The link should direct you to the most
current information for the bill (i.e., text, history,...) as posted on the SC Legislature Online website.

                                                                                              www.scstatehouse.net
For details on SC's General Assembly and the 2007-2008 Legislative Session, see Statehouse website:

  NOTE: Updated as of July 1, 2008. SC's 2007-2008 session of the General Assembly adjourned June 25 under the Sine Die resolution S.1469. Bills not enacted as of the end of the
  2008 Session (second regular session) are dead and must be re-introduced for further consideration.

                                                               Gold shading indicates legislation that has become law during the 2008 session.
                                                              Yellow shading indicates legislation that has become law during the 2007 session.

                                                                                                                                  Primary Sponsor & up to
 Last                  Companion                                                                                                three additional listed. ("and       Date
              Bill #                      Broad Topic                                   Subject                                                                               Committee               Status
Updated                   Bill                                                                                                     others " signifies other      Introduced
                                                                                                                                    sponsors not listed)
6/17/2008    H.4953                   Other - SC LightRail Amends Title 59 to establish the SC LightRail Consortium to          Cooper, Harrell and Bingham        4/3/08      H Ways &       4/3/08 Introduced,
                                                           provide for the governance of the consortium, and for its funding,                                                  Means / S      received first reading,
                                                           duties and powers.                                                                                                  Education      and referred to H Ways &
                                                                                                                                                                                              Means. 4/17/08 H
                                                                                                                                                                                              received favorable
                                                                                                                                                                                              committee report with
                                                                                                                                                                                              amendment; 4/23
                                                                                                                                                                                              amendment adopted and
                                                                                                                                                                                              given second reading;
                                                                                                                                                                                              4/24 given third reading,
                                                                                                                                                                                              introduced in Senate and
                                                                                                                                                                                              referred to S Education.
                                                                                                                                                                                              5/21/08, S Education
                                                                                                                                                                                              Higher Education
                                                                                                                                                                                              Subcommittee voted to
                                                                                                                                                                                              report favorably to full
                                                                                                                                                                                              committee. As of 6/5/08,
                                                                                                                                                                                              House concurred with
                                                                                                                                                                                              Senate amendments and
                                                                                                                                                                                              enrolled for ratification.
                                                                                                                                                                                              The bill was ratified on
                                                                                                                                                                                              6/10/08 and became law
                                                                                                                                                                                              6/17/08 without the
                                                                                                                                                                                              Governor's signature.

6/27/2007    Act 88,                  Facilities - SC        Adds section 48-52-690 to require application of "Green Building" Brady, Haskins, Cobb-Hunter,        1/9/07        H Labor,     6/14/07 Governor vetoed;
            (H.3034)                  Energy Efficiency      or comparable standards or measures of energy efficiency and      Cotty, and others                 (12/13/06    Commerce &      6/19/07 House overrode
                                      Act                    conservation to state construction.                                                                  prefile)     Industry / S   veto; 6/20/07 Senate
                                                                                                                                                                                 Medical      overrode veto. 6/27/07,
                                                                                                                                                                                  Affairs     Act No. 88.




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                                        2007-2008 Legislative Session, South Carolina General Assembly. Listing of higher education related bills.
House (H.) bills are listed first and followed by Senate (S.) bills and Regulations. Legislation enacted in 2008 and 2007 are shown first and followed by bills that were not enacted during
the 2007-2008 Session of the General Assembly. For enacted legislation, assigned Act # precede the bill number and are denoted by "A").

This listing is for general informational purposes only and is by no means a complete listing. The bills presented below are those bills of interest identified by CHE staff
review of legislation introduced in the General Assembly which directly pertain to or affect higher education. For the most up-to-date information on legislative activity as well as full
text of these and all other bills, go to SC's Legislative Information website at www.scstatehouse.net. Bill numbers below are linked -- The link should direct you to the most
current information for the bill (i.e., text, history,...) as posted on the SC Legislature Online website.

                                                                                              www.scstatehouse.net
For details on SC's General Assembly and the 2007-2008 Legislative Session, see Statehouse website:

  NOTE: Updated as of July 1, 2008. SC's 2007-2008 session of the General Assembly adjourned June 25 under the Sine Die resolution S.1469. Bills not enacted as of the end of the
  2008 Session (second regular session) are dead and must be re-introduced for further consideration.

                                                               Gold shading indicates legislation that has become law during the 2008 session.
                                                              Yellow shading indicates legislation that has become law during the 2007 session.

                                                                                                                                   Primary Sponsor & up to
 Last                  Companion                                                                                                 three additional listed. ("and         Date
              Bill #                      Broad Topic                                     Subject                                                                                 Committee              Status
Updated                   Bill                                                                                                      others " signifies other        Introduced
                                                                                                                                      sponsors not listed)
6/13/2007    Act 75,                  Other - American   Allows school districts to hire teachers certified by American          Walker, Harrell, Cato, Barfield,     2/8/07     H Education &   6/13/07 Governor signed
            (H.3476)                  Board for the      Board for the Certification of Teacher Excellence (ABCTE) and           and others                                      Public Works    into law. Act No. 75.
                                      Certification of   who meet the provisions of the act.
                                      Teacher Excellence
                                      Act

6/27/2007    Act 93,                  Other - fire sprinkler Amends 40-10-230 relating to persons whom the provisions of 40- Cato, G. Brown, Cobb-Hunter,             2/8/07        H Labor,     6/14/07 Governor vetoed;
            (H.3481)                  contractors            10, et seq., regulating fire sprinkler contractors does not apply so Cooper and others                              Commerce, &     6/20 House and Senate
                                                             as to provide that it also does not apply to persons employed by                                                     Industry / S   overrode veto. 6/27, Act
                                                             public higher education institutions to repair, alter, maintain or                                                      Labor,      No. 93.
                                                             inspect institutional fire sprinkler systems.                                                                       Commerce, &
                                                                                                                                                                                    Industry
6/17/2008 Act 145,                    Coll&Univ - Coastal    Amend section relating to Horry County Higher Education        Barfield                                  5/2/07       H Ways &      6/1/07 Governor signed
          (H.4029)                    Carolina               Commission to delete obsolete language, revise manner in which                                                        Means / S     into law effective 6/1. Act
                                                             members are appointed, and provide for where the Commission                                                            Local &      No. 145.
                                                             will meet.                                                                                                          Uncontested
                                                                                                                                                                                   Calendar
1/9/2007     H.3055                   Programs - Teacher Establishes an evaluation system for teacher preparation                Davenport, Battle                    1/9/07     H Education &   In Committee. DEAD
                                      Ed Eval            programs administered by CHE in consultation with SDE.                                                     (12/13/06,   Public Works
                                                                                                                                                                      prefile)
1/9/2007     H.3067        S.130      Eminent Domain         Comprehensive bill regarding Eminent Domain - one provision         Coleman                              1/9/07      H Judiciary    In Committee. DEAD
                                                             will remove from public colleges & univ the authority to exercise                                      (12/13/06,
                                                             eminent domain.                                                                                          prefile)
1/9/2007     H.3096        S.160      Programs - USC         Allows USC Sumter to offer four-year degree programs.               Weeks                                1/9/07      H Ways &       In Committee. DEAD
                                      Sumter                                                                                                                        (12/13/06,     Means
                                                                                                                                                                      prefile)
5/9/2007     H.3098                   Student Aid - LTA      Students enrolled in and residing in a campus maintained facility Sellers, Cobb-Hunter,                  1/9/07      H Ways &       5/2/07 H Ways & Means
                                      Tech Colleges          may receive Lottery Tuition Assistance (LTA) in addition to state Bannister, Shoopman and              (12/13/06,     Means         subcommittee adjourned
                                                             & federal funds.                                                  others                                 prefile)                   debate. In Committee.
                                                                                                                                                                                                 DEAD




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                                        2007-2008 Legislative Session, South Carolina General Assembly. Listing of higher education related bills.
House (H.) bills are listed first and followed by Senate (S.) bills and Regulations. Legislation enacted in 2008 and 2007 are shown first and followed by bills that were not enacted during
the 2007-2008 Session of the General Assembly. For enacted legislation, assigned Act # precede the bill number and are denoted by "A").

This listing is for general informational purposes only and is by no means a complete listing. The bills presented below are those bills of interest identified by CHE staff
review of legislation introduced in the General Assembly which directly pertain to or affect higher education. For the most up-to-date information on legislative activity as well as full
text of these and all other bills, go to SC's Legislative Information website at www.scstatehouse.net. Bill numbers below are linked -- The link should direct you to the most
current information for the bill (i.e., text, history,...) as posted on the SC Legislature Online website.

                                                                                              www.scstatehouse.net
For details on SC's General Assembly and the 2007-2008 Legislative Session, see Statehouse website:

  NOTE: Updated as of July 1, 2008. SC's 2007-2008 session of the General Assembly adjourned June 25 under the Sine Die resolution S.1469. Bills not enacted as of the end of the
  2008 Session (second regular session) are dead and must be re-introduced for further consideration.

                                                               Gold shading indicates legislation that has become law during the 2008 session.
                                                              Yellow shading indicates legislation that has become law during the 2007 session.

                                                                                                                         Primary Sponsor & up to
 Last                  Companion                                                                                       three additional listed. ("and                 Date
              Bill #                     Broad Topic                                 Subject                                                                                    Committee               Status
Updated                   Bill                                                                                            others " signifies other                Introduced
                                                                                                                           sponsors not listed)
1/9/2007     H.3099        S.183      Programs - GTC and Authorizes GED program for Greenville Technical College (GTC) Leach, Haskins, G.R.. Smith                  1/9/07     H Education &   In Committee. DEAD
                                      GED program        and funding for such program.                                 and Shoopman                               (12/13/06,   Public Works
                                                                                                                                                                    prefile)
1/9/2007     H.3106                   Student Aid - Free     Removes age limitation of 26 for free tuition for veterans' children G.R. Smith                        1/9/07     H Education &   In Committee. DEAD
                                      Tuition Provision      pursuant to 59-111-20.                                                                               (12/13/06,   Public Works
                                                                                                                                                                    prefile)
5/3/2007     H.3137                   Other - Child Abuse Creates SC child abuse & neglect medical response system to           Harrison, J.E. Smith, Haskins,      1/9/07      H Judiciary    In Committee. DEAD
                                      & Neglect Med.      be administered by USC School of Medicine, Dept of Pediatrics.        Cobb-Hunter, and others           (12/13/06,
                                      Response System                                                                                                               prefile)
1/9/2007     H.3144                   Student Aid - Free     Amends 59-111-41, et seq., to provide free tuition for armed       Jefferson, Cobb-Hunter              1/9/07      H Ways &       In Committee. DEAD
                                      Tuition Provision      forces & SC national guard members.                                                                  (12/13/06,     Means
                                                                                                                                                                    prefile)
2/21/2007    H.3146        S.243      Hydrogen               Establishes Hydrogen Infrastructure Development Fund               Harrell, W.D. Smith, Chellis,       1/9/07      H Ways &       In Committee. DEAD.
                                      Infrastructure         managed by SCRA in conjunction with SC Hydrogen and Fuel           Cooper, and others                (12/20/06,     Means         NOTE: See S.243 below
                                      Development Fund       Cell Alliance to develop and promote hydrogen fuel cell                                                prefile)                   for related legislation that
                                                             technologies and applications in SC. Includes provisions for                                                                      passed in 2007.
                                                             funding (general funds and qualified tax contributions).
3/8/2007     H.3162                   Student Aid - SC       Requires establishment of SC Teacher Loan Program Policy           Walker, Cotty, Bales, Govan,        1/9/07     H Education &   3/8/07 Introduced in
                                      Teacher Loan           Board of Governance to be administered by CHE.                     and others                        (12/20/06,   Public Works    Senate and referred to S
                                      Program                                                                                                                       prefile)   / S Education   Education. In
                                                                                                                                                                                               Committee. DEAD
1/16/2008    H.3170        S.291      Student Aid - Math & Provides additional stipend for Palmetto Fellows & LIFE              Harrell, Cato, Chellis, Cooper,     1/9/07      H Ways &       1/16/08 Bill Recommitted
                                      Science Incentive    Scholarship recipients who major in science or math beginning        and others                        (12/20/06,    Means; S       to Senate Education
                                                           sophomore year.                                                                                          prefile)    Education      DEAD NOTE: Language
                                                                                                                                                                                               relating to this initiative
                                                                                                                                                                                               was also amended to
                                                                                                                                                                                               S.656 which passed by
                                                                                                                                                                                               the General Assembly
                                                                                                                                                                                               and ratified on 6/21/07.
                                                                                                                                                                                               S.656 was vetoed and
                                                                                                                                                                                               the veto was overridden.
                                                                                                                                                                                               See S.656 below.



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                                        2007-2008 Legislative Session, South Carolina General Assembly. Listing of higher education related bills.
House (H.) bills are listed first and followed by Senate (S.) bills and Regulations. Legislation enacted in 2008 and 2007 are shown first and followed by bills that were not enacted during
the 2007-2008 Session of the General Assembly. For enacted legislation, assigned Act # precede the bill number and are denoted by "A").

This listing is for general informational purposes only and is by no means a complete listing. The bills presented below are those bills of interest identified by CHE staff
review of legislation introduced in the General Assembly which directly pertain to or affect higher education. For the most up-to-date information on legislative activity as well as full
text of these and all other bills, go to SC's Legislative Information website at www.scstatehouse.net. Bill numbers below are linked -- The link should direct you to the most
current information for the bill (i.e., text, history,...) as posted on the SC Legislature Online website.

                                                                                              www.scstatehouse.net
For details on SC's General Assembly and the 2007-2008 Legislative Session, see Statehouse website:

  NOTE: Updated as of July 1, 2008. SC's 2007-2008 session of the General Assembly adjourned June 25 under the Sine Die resolution S.1469. Bills not enacted as of the end of the
  2008 Session (second regular session) are dead and must be re-introduced for further consideration.

                                                                Gold shading indicates legislation that has become law during the 2008 session.
                                                              Yellow shading indicates legislation that has become law during the 2007 session.

                                                                                                                                  Primary Sponsor & up to
 Last                  Companion                                                                                                three additional listed. ("and       Date
              Bill #                      Broad Topic                                     Subject                                                                              Committee              Status
Updated                   Bill                                                                                                     others " signifies other      Introduced
                                                                                                                                    sponsors not listed)
1/11/2007    H.3229                   Coll&Univ - Citadel     Authorizes prayer at on-campus and off-campus events              Scarborough                       1/11/07      H Judiciary    In Committee. DEAD
                                                              sponsored by the Citadel.

5/2/2007     H.3394                   Coll & Univ: SCC        Amends membership of Spartanburg County Commission for            W.D. Smith, Walker,               1/31/07     H Education &    4/24/07 introduced in
                                      Enterprise Campus       Technical and Community Education and adds provisions to          Davenport, Anthony, and                       Public Works    Senate and placed on
                                      Authority Act           create the Spartanburg Community College Enterprise Campus        others                                                        local and uncontested
                                                              Authority.                                                                                                                      calendar. 5/2/07
                                                                                                                                                                                              committed to Senate
                                                                                                                                                                                              Education. In
                                                                                                                                                                                              Committee. DEAD
2/7/2007     H.3434        S.322      Student Aid -           Provides for a tuition assistance program for Nat'l Guard and     J.E. Smith, Anthony, Barfield,     2/6/07      H Ways &       In Committee. DEAD
                                      National Guard          phases out the Nat'l Guard loan repayment program. Tuition        Whipper, Scott, and others                      Means         NOTE: See S.322 below
                                      Tuition Assistance      assistance eligibility and awards modeled after the Nat'l Guard                                                                 which was a companion
                                                              loan repayment program.                                                                                                         bill to this legislation.
                                                                                                                                                                                              S.322 was signed into
                                                                                                                                                                                              law on 6/4/07.
5/16/2007    H. 3495                  Other - Technical    Amends 8-11-160 and 8-11-165 so as to include technical              Kirsch                            2/13/07      H Ways &       5/16/07 Senate received
                                      Colleges presidents' college presidents as officials to which the provisions of the                                                      Means / S      favorable committee
                                      salaries             Agency Head Salary Commission apply                                                                                  Finance       report with amendment.
                                                                                                                                                                                              DEAD
2/13/2007    H.3503                   Student Aid - Math & Provides additional stipend for HOPE Scholarship students        Govan, Parks, Gullick, Sellers,       2/13/07      H Ways &       2/13/07, Introduced and
                                      Science Incentive,   majoring in science and math and provides additional stipend for and others                                          Means         referred to H Ways &
                                      HOPE and Need-       Need-based Grant students majoring in science and math.                                                                            Means. In Committee.
                                      Based                                                                                                                                                   DEAD

2/21/2007    H.3563        S.451      Facilities - Athletic   Amends 59-119-940 relating to limits on Clemson Univ Athletic     Limehouse, Cooper,                2/21/07      H Ways &       2/21/07, Introduced. In
                                      Facilities revenue      Facilities Revenue Bonds to increase the outstanding debt limit   Scarborough and Thompson                        Means         Committee. DEAD
                                      bond limits             from $60 million to $200 million, and amends Act 518 OF 1980                                                                    NOTE: See below
                                                              relating to limits on USC Athletic Facilities Revenue Bonds to                                                                  information S.451, the
                                                              increase the outstanding debt limit from $60 million to $200                                                                    companion bill, which has
                                                              million.                                                                                                                        now been passed.




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                                        2007-2008 Legislative Session, South Carolina General Assembly. Listing of higher education related bills.
House (H.) bills are listed first and followed by Senate (S.) bills and Regulations. Legislation enacted in 2008 and 2007 are shown first and followed by bills that were not enacted during
the 2007-2008 Session of the General Assembly. For enacted legislation, assigned Act # precede the bill number and are denoted by "A").

This listing is for general informational purposes only and is by no means a complete listing. The bills presented below are those bills of interest identified by CHE staff
review of legislation introduced in the General Assembly which directly pertain to or affect higher education. For the most up-to-date information on legislative activity as well as full
text of these and all other bills, go to SC's Legislative Information website at www.scstatehouse.net. Bill numbers below are linked -- The link should direct you to the most
current information for the bill (i.e., text, history,...) as posted on the SC Legislature Online website.

                                                                                              www.scstatehouse.net
For details on SC's General Assembly and the 2007-2008 Legislative Session, see Statehouse website:

  NOTE: Updated as of July 1, 2008. SC's 2007-2008 session of the General Assembly adjourned June 25 under the Sine Die resolution S.1469. Bills not enacted as of the end of the
  2008 Session (second regular session) are dead and must be re-introduced for further consideration.

                                                               Gold shading indicates legislation that has become law during the 2008 session.
                                                              Yellow shading indicates legislation that has become law during the 2007 session.

                                                                                                                                    Primary Sponsor & up to
 Last                  Companion                                                                                                 three additional listed. ("and       Date
              Bill #                      Broad Topic                                    Subject                                                                                Committee              Status
Updated                   Bill                                                                                                       others " signifies other     Introduced
                                                                                                                                       sponsors not listed)
4/17/2007    H.3728                   Other - Uniform        Amends 59-5-68 relating to the uniform grading scale so as to       Funderburk, Cotty, Pinson,        3/20/07     H Education &   In Committee. DEAD
                                      Grading Scale          provide that beginning with the 2007-08 school year, dual credit    Pitts and others                              Public Works
                                                             courses must receive the same weighting on the uniform grading
                                                             scale as honor courses.

3/27/2007    H.3793                   Student Aid - LIFE, Amends 59-149-10 relating to LIFE scholarships, so as to               Davenport, Brantley,              3/27/07      H Ways &       3/27/07, Introduced and
                                      adds eligible college provide that a "public or independent institution" a student may     Rutherford, Cotty and others                    Means         referred to H Ways &
                                                            attend to received a LIFE scholarship includes an institution that                                                                 Means. In Committee.
                                                            offers a doctorate of chiropractic degree program, was founded                                                                     DEAD
                                                            in 1973, is accredited by SACS and the Commission of
                                                            Accreditation of the Council on Chiropractic education, and is
                                                            located in SC.
4/12/2007    H.3885                   Student Aid - 21st    Adds 59-151-10, et seq, to provide for a program that enables        Sellers                           4/12/07      H Ways &       4/12/07, introduced and
                                      century scholars      certain eligible 8th grade students who are eligible for free or                                                     Means         referred to H Ways &
                                      program               reduced priced lunches to receive upon graduation an annual                                                                        Means. In Committee.
                                                            tuition scholarship to a public or private institution in South                                                                    DEAD
                                                            Carolina. Identifies need-based funding as a potential funding
                                                            source for the program.
4/24/2007    H.3952                   Other - Electrologist Amends code by adding Article 3 to Chapter 13, Title 40, so as to    Mitchell                          4/24/07      H Medical,     4/24/07 introduced and
                                      Practice Act          establish the electrology licensure and regulatory committee                                                        Military and   referred to H Medical,
                                                            under the State Board of Cosmetology. This bill provides for the                                                    Public and     Military, and Public and
                                                            licensing requirements and continuing education provisions and                                                       Municipal     Municipal Affairs. In
                                                            other provisions (e.g., approval of program by CHE) and                                                               Affairs      Committee. DEAD
                                                            requirements for electrology education programs.
6/6/2007     H.3964                   Other - concealable    Adds code section 23-31-250 to provide that a person who         Duncan, Loftis, G.R. Smith,          4/24/07      H Judiciary    6/6/07, Bill was
                                      weapons on             possesses a concealable weapons permit may carry the weapon Hinson and others                                                     recommitted to the H
                                      educational            on his person while on the premises or property of a public                                                                       Judiciary Committee. In
                                      campuses               educational institution and amends section 23-31-215 relating to                                                                  Committee. DEAD
                                                             the issuance of concealed weapons permits to remove the
                                                             restriction placed upon carrying a concealable weapon into a
                                                             school or college event.




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                                        2007-2008 Legislative Session, South Carolina General Assembly. Listing of higher education related bills.
House (H.) bills are listed first and followed by Senate (S.) bills and Regulations. Legislation enacted in 2008 and 2007 are shown first and followed by bills that were not enacted during
the 2007-2008 Session of the General Assembly. For enacted legislation, assigned Act # precede the bill number and are denoted by "A").

This listing is for general informational purposes only and is by no means a complete listing. The bills presented below are those bills of interest identified by CHE staff
review of legislation introduced in the General Assembly which directly pertain to or affect higher education. For the most up-to-date information on legislative activity as well as full
text of these and all other bills, go to SC's Legislative Information website at www.scstatehouse.net. Bill numbers below are linked -- The link should direct you to the most
current information for the bill (i.e., text, history,...) as posted on the SC Legislature Online website.

                                                                                              www.scstatehouse.net
For details on SC's General Assembly and the 2007-2008 Legislative Session, see Statehouse website:

  NOTE: Updated as of July 1, 2008. SC's 2007-2008 session of the General Assembly adjourned June 25 under the Sine Die resolution S.1469. Bills not enacted as of the end of the
  2008 Session (second regular session) are dead and must be re-introduced for further consideration.

                                                               Gold shading indicates legislation that has become law during the 2008 session.
                                                              Yellow shading indicates legislation that has become law during the 2007 session.

                                                                                                                                    Primary Sponsor & up to
 Last                  Companion                                                                                                  three additional listed. ("and       Date
              Bill #                      Broad Topic                                       Subject                                                                              Committee              Status
Updated                   Bill                                                                                                       others " signifies other      Introduced
                                                                                                                                      sponsors not listed)
5/16/2007    H.4020                   Coll&Univ - Coastal    Amend 59-136-140 relating to meetings of the Board of Trustees Barfield                                 5/2/07      H Ways &       5/16/07 read third time
                                      Carolina               of Coastal Carolina so as to delete requirement that board may                                                      Means / S      and sent to Senate.
                                                             only meet in Conway and to add 59-136-160 so as to provide                                                          Education      5/16/07 Introduced in
                                                             that all property, real and personal and rights of every description                                                               Senate and referred to S
                                                             are vested in "Coastal Carolina University."                                                                                       Education. DEAD

5/8/2007    H.4038         S.657      Programs- Nursing      Adds 59-110-10 et seq to establish the SC Critical Needs             Talley, Scott, Brady,              5/8/07      H Ways &       5/8/07 introduced in
                                      Program Initiative     Nursing Initiative Act including provisions to enhance nursing       Funderburk and others                           Means         House and referred to H
                                                             faculty salaries, provide for new nursing faculty, provide for                                                                     Ways & Means. In
                                                             student scholarships/loans/grants for students pursuing nursing                                                                    Committee. DEAD
                                                             faculty positions, establishes an office for health care workforce                                                                 NOTE: See also below
                                                             research, and provides for simulation technology for nurse                                                                         information on S.657, the
                                                             education.                                                                                                                         companion bill, which
                                                                                                                                                                                                was passed during the
                                                                                                                                                                                                2007 session.
5/31/2007    H.4197                   Student Aid -          Amends 56-5-2780 relating to penalties for unlawfully passing a Cobb-Hunter and F.N. Smith             5/31/07     H Education &   5/31/07 Introduced and
                                      Establish              stopped school bus so as to provide that fines imposed pursuant                                                    Public Works    referred to H Educ&PW.
                                      scholarship for        to that section be used to establish scholarships at USC School                                                                    In Committee. DEAD
                                      medical students in    of Medicine and MUSC to train medical students in the field of
                                      trauma medicine.       trauma medicine.




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                                        2007-2008 Legislative Session, South Carolina General Assembly. Listing of higher education related bills.
House (H.) bills are listed first and followed by Senate (S.) bills and Regulations. Legislation enacted in 2008 and 2007 are shown first and followed by bills that were not enacted during
the 2007-2008 Session of the General Assembly. For enacted legislation, assigned Act # precede the bill number and are denoted by "A").

This listing is for general informational purposes only and is by no means a complete listing. The bills presented below are those bills of interest identified by CHE staff
review of legislation introduced in the General Assembly which directly pertain to or affect higher education. For the most up-to-date information on legislative activity as well as full
text of these and all other bills, go to SC's Legislative Information website at www.scstatehouse.net. Bill numbers below are linked -- The link should direct you to the most
current information for the bill (i.e., text, history,...) as posted on the SC Legislature Online website.

                                                                                              www.scstatehouse.net
For details on SC's General Assembly and the 2007-2008 Legislative Session, see Statehouse website:

  NOTE: Updated as of July 1, 2008. SC's 2007-2008 session of the General Assembly adjourned June 25 under the Sine Die resolution S.1469. Bills not enacted as of the end of the
  2008 Session (second regular session) are dead and must be re-introduced for further consideration.

                                                               Gold shading indicates legislation that has become law during the 2008 session.
                                                              Yellow shading indicates legislation that has become law during the 2007 session.

                                                                                                                                    Primary Sponsor & up to
 Last                  Companion                                                                                                  three additional listed. ("and       Date
              Bill #                      Broad Topic                                      Subject                                                                               Committee               Status
Updated                   Bill                                                                                                       others " signifies other      Introduced
                                                                                                                                      sponsors not listed)
4/2/2008     H.4316                   Student Aid -          Amends 59-104-28 to add provisions for Palmetto Fellows              Lucas, Clyburn, and Cotty           12/5/07   H Education &    Prefiled 12/15/07.
                                      Palmetto Fellows       Scholarship eligibility criteria for students in magnet schools or                                    prefiled and Public Works     Introduced 1/8/08 and
                                                             schools with open enrollment                                                                           introduced / S Education     referred to H Educ&PW.
                                                                                                                                                                       1/8/08                    1/23/08 subcommittee
                                                                                                                                                                                                 consideration, 1/29/08 full
                                                                                                                                                                                                 committee consideration,
                                                                                                                                                                                                 1/30/08 House received
                                                                                                                                                                                                 Committee report,
                                                                                                                                                                                                 favorable with
                                                                                                                                                                                                 amendment. 2/5/08
                                                                                                                                                                                                 House adopted
                                                                                                                                                                                                 amendment and gave
                                                                                                                                                                                                 second reading; 2/6/08
                                                                                                                                                                                                 third reading and sent to
                                                                                                                                                                                                 Senate and referred to S.
                                                                                                                                                                                                 Education. Has received
                                                                                                                                                                                                 favorable subcommittee
                                                                                                                                                                                                 report. In Committee.
4/24/2008    H.4368                   Other - Educational    Amends Section 56-1-2110 to enact the "SC Outstanding                Gullick                             12/7/08   H Education &    Prefiled 12/7/08. 1/8/08
                                      Benefits               Educational Benefits Garnishment Act" to provide that a person                                        prefiled and Public Works     introduced and referred
                                      Garnishment Act        who has a recovered judgment in a court against another person                                         introduced   / H Judiciary   to Judiciary. Later
                                                             to collect outstanding educational benefits has a right to a writ of                                      1/8/08                    recalled and referred to H
                                                             garnishment of the debtor's salary or wages.                                                                                        Educ&PW. Which gave a
                                                                                                                                                                                                 favorable report with
                                                                                                                                                                                                 amendment. 4/24/08
                                                                                                                                                                                                 House recommitted to
                                                                                                                                                                                                 Judiciary. In Committee
                                                                                                                                                                                                 DEAD




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                                        2007-2008 Legislative Session, South Carolina General Assembly. Listing of higher education related bills.
House (H.) bills are listed first and followed by Senate (S.) bills and Regulations. Legislation enacted in 2008 and 2007 are shown first and followed by bills that were not enacted during
the 2007-2008 Session of the General Assembly. For enacted legislation, assigned Act # precede the bill number and are denoted by "A").

This listing is for general informational purposes only and is by no means a complete listing. The bills presented below are those bills of interest identified by CHE staff
review of legislation introduced in the General Assembly which directly pertain to or affect higher education. For the most up-to-date information on legislative activity as well as full
text of these and all other bills, go to SC's Legislative Information website at www.scstatehouse.net. Bill numbers below are linked -- The link should direct you to the most
current information for the bill (i.e., text, history,...) as posted on the SC Legislature Online website.

                                                                                              www.scstatehouse.net
For details on SC's General Assembly and the 2007-2008 Legislative Session, see Statehouse website:

  NOTE: Updated as of July 1, 2008. SC's 2007-2008 session of the General Assembly adjourned June 25 under the Sine Die resolution S.1469. Bills not enacted as of the end of the
  2008 Session (second regular session) are dead and must be re-introduced for further consideration.

                                                               Gold shading indicates legislation that has become law during the 2008 session.
                                                              Yellow shading indicates legislation that has become law during the 2007 session.

                                                                                                                                  Primary Sponsor & up to
 Last                  Companion                                                                                               three additional listed. ("and       Date
              Bill #                      Broad Topic                                   Subject                                                                                Committee             Status
Updated                   Bill                                                                                                     others " signifies other     Introduced
                                                                                                                                    sponsors not listed)
5/29/2008    H.4372                   Coll & Univ: State   Amends code to add provisions to create statewide Technical         J.R. Smith                         12/12/07 H Education &     Prefiled 12/12/07.
                                      Board for Technical College Enterprise Campus Authority and to provide for its                                            prefiled and Public Works    Introduced 1/8/08 and
                                      and Comprehensive powers and duties.                                                                                       introduced / S Education    referred to H Educ&PW.
                                      Education Enterprise                                                                                                          1/8/08                   1/23/08 subcommittee
                                      Campus Authority                                                                                                                                       report favorable with
                                      Act                                                                                                                                                    amendment. 1/29/08
                                                                                                                                                                                             Committee to report
                                                                                                                                                                                             favorably with
                                                                                                                                                                                             amendment. 1/30/08
                                                                                                                                                                                             House received
                                                                                                                                                                                             Committee report of
                                                                                                                                                                                             favorable with
                                                                                                                                                                                             amendment.2/5/08
                                                                                                                                                                                             House adopted
                                                                                                                                                                                             amendment and gave
                                                                                                                                                                                             second reading; 2/6/08
                                                                                                                                                                                             third reading and sent to
                                                                                                                                                                                             Senate and referred to S.
                                                                                                                                                                                             Education. 5/21/08, S
                                                                                                                                                                                             Education Higher
                                                                                                                                                                                             Education Subcommittee
                                                                                                                                                                                             voted to report favorably
                                                                                                                                                                                             to full committee.
                                                                                                                                                                                             5/29/08, Favorable report
                                                                                                                                                                                             with amendment from
1/8/2008     H.4379                   Coll & Univ - College Proposes a Constitutional Amendment that, if approved by the       Govan                              12/12/07     H Judiciary   Senate Education. DEAD
                                                                                                                                                                                             Prefiled 12/12/07.
                                      Board of Trustees     General Assembly, would be presented to the voters at the next                                      prefiled and                 Introduced 1/8/08 and
                                                            general election. This joint resolution exempts an appointed or                                      introduced                  referred to H Judiciary.
                                                            elected person serving on the governing board of a college or                                           1/8/08                   In Committee. DEAD
                                                            university from the requirement of being a qualified elector and
                                                            deletes certain archaic references.




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                                        2007-2008 Legislative Session, South Carolina General Assembly. Listing of higher education related bills.
House (H.) bills are listed first and followed by Senate (S.) bills and Regulations. Legislation enacted in 2008 and 2007 are shown first and followed by bills that were not enacted during
the 2007-2008 Session of the General Assembly. For enacted legislation, assigned Act # precede the bill number and are denoted by "A").

This listing is for general informational purposes only and is by no means a complete listing. The bills presented below are those bills of interest identified by CHE staff
review of legislation introduced in the General Assembly which directly pertain to or affect higher education. For the most up-to-date information on legislative activity as well as full
text of these and all other bills, go to SC's Legislative Information website at www.scstatehouse.net. Bill numbers below are linked -- The link should direct you to the most
current information for the bill (i.e., text, history,...) as posted on the SC Legislature Online website.

                                                                                              www.scstatehouse.net
For details on SC's General Assembly and the 2007-2008 Legislative Session, see Statehouse website:

  NOTE: Updated as of July 1, 2008. SC's 2007-2008 session of the General Assembly adjourned June 25 under the Sine Die resolution S.1469. Bills not enacted as of the end of the
  2008 Session (second regular session) are dead and must be re-introduced for further consideration.

                                                               Gold shading indicates legislation that has become law during the 2008 session.
                                                              Yellow shading indicates legislation that has become law during the 2007 session.

                                                                                                                                     Primary Sponsor & up to
 Last                  Companion                                                                                                  three additional listed. ("and        Date
              Bill #                      Broad Topic                                     Subject                                                                                Committee              Status
Updated                   Bill                                                                                                         others " signifies other     Introduced
                                                                                                                                         sponsors not listed)
1/16/2008    H.4387                   Student Aid -          Amends code to provide that an individual who is not lawfully        Viers, Witherspoon, E.H. Pitts,     12/12/07 H Education &    Prefiled 12/12/07.
                                      Postsecondary          present in the US is not eligible on the basis of residence within   Littlejohn, and others            prefiled and Public Works   Introduced 1/8/08 and
                                      educational benefits   the State for a postsecondary education benefit including, but not                                      introduced                 referred to H Educ&PW.
                                      and residency          limited to: scholarships, financial aid, or resident tuition.                                              1/8/08                  In Committee. DEAD

1/8/2008     H.4389                   Coll & Univ - College Amends code to add 59-101-286 so as to provide that no voting Govan                                       12/12/07 H Education &    Prefiled 12/12/07.
                                      Board of Trustees     member of the governing board of a public institution of higher                                         prefiled and Public Works   Introduced 1/8/08 and
                                                            learning in this state may be offered or accept a position of                                            introduced                 referred to H Educ&PW.
                                                            employment with the institution while a member of the governing                                             1/8/08                  In Committee. DEAD
                                                            board and for a period of four years after he ceases to be a
                                                            member of the governing board.
1/8/2008     H.4402                   Other - SC             Enacts the SC Economic Growth Strategic Coordinating Act of         Talley                               1/8/08      H Ways &      1/8/08, Introduced and
                                      Economic Growth        2008 which establishes the SC Coordinating Council for                                                                Means        referred to H Ways &
                                      Strategic              Economic Growth and provides for the membership, functions                                                                         Means. In Committee.
                                      Coordinating Act of    and duties of the council to include the formulation of a statewide                                                                DEAD
                                      2008                   economic development strategic plan.




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                                        2007-2008 Legislative Session, South Carolina General Assembly. Listing of higher education related bills.
House (H.) bills are listed first and followed by Senate (S.) bills and Regulations. Legislation enacted in 2008 and 2007 are shown first and followed by bills that were not enacted during
the 2007-2008 Session of the General Assembly. For enacted legislation, assigned Act # precede the bill number and are denoted by "A").

This listing is for general informational purposes only and is by no means a complete listing. The bills presented below are those bills of interest identified by CHE staff
review of legislation introduced in the General Assembly which directly pertain to or affect higher education. For the most up-to-date information on legislative activity as well as full
text of these and all other bills, go to SC's Legislative Information website at www.scstatehouse.net. Bill numbers below are linked -- The link should direct you to the most
current information for the bill (i.e., text, history,...) as posted on the SC Legislature Online website.

                                                                                              www.scstatehouse.net
For details on SC's General Assembly and the 2007-2008 Legislative Session, see Statehouse website:

  NOTE: Updated as of July 1, 2008. SC's 2007-2008 session of the General Assembly adjourned June 25 under the Sine Die resolution S.1469. Bills not enacted as of the end of the
  2008 Session (second regular session) are dead and must be re-introduced for further consideration.

                                                               Gold shading indicates legislation that has become law during the 2008 session.
                                                              Yellow shading indicates legislation that has become law during the 2007 session.

                                                                                                                                    Primary Sponsor & up to
 Last                  Companion                                                                                                  three additional listed. ("and       Date
              Bill #                      Broad Topic                                     Subject                                                                                Committee              Status
Updated                   Bill                                                                                                        others " signifies other     Introduced
                                                                                                                                       sponsors not listed)
6/4/2008     H.4451                   Student Aid -          Amends code relating to definitions and qualifications to receive    Ballentine and Walker             1/10/08     H Education &   1/10/08 Introduced and
                                      Postsecondary          state aid for education - revises definitions to exclude persons                                                   Public Works    referred to H Educ&PW.
                                      educational benefits   who are not lawfully present in the US from eligibility to receive                                                 / S Education   4/17/08 favorable
                                      and residency          state aid for education.                                                                                                           Committee report
                                                                                                                                                                                                received by House. By
                                                                                                                                                                                                4/24/08 received third
                                                                                                                                                                                                reading and sent to
                                                                                                                                                                                                Senate. Introduced and
                                                                                                                                                                                                referred to S Education.
                                                                                                                                                                                                5/21/08, S Education
                                                                                                                                                                                                Higher Education
                                                                                                                                                                                                Subcommittee voted to
                                                                                                                                                                                                report to full committee
                                                                                                                                                                                                favorable with
                                                                                                                                                                                                amendments. As of 6/4,
                                                                                                                                                                                                Committee Report with
                                                                                                                                                                                                Amendment received,
                                                                                                                                                                                                Amendment Amended.
                                                                                                                                                                                                DEAD
1/10/2008    H. 4463                  Student Aid - LIFE, Adds 59-101-35 so as to provide that a SC resident who                  Clyburn, Hosey, McLeod and        1/10/08      H Ways &       1/10/08 Introduced and
                                      HOPE, and Palmetto otherwise qualifies for LIFE, HOPE, or Palmetto Fellows                  D.C. Smith                                      Means         referred to H Ways &
                                      Fellows             scholarship but who attends school in another state because no                                                                        Means. In Committee.
                                                          public college or university offers his chosen major shall receive                                                                    DEAD
                                                          the scholarship for which he qualifies to be used for payment of
                                                          tuition at the out-of-state institution.




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                                        2007-2008 Legislative Session, South Carolina General Assembly. Listing of higher education related bills.
House (H.) bills are listed first and followed by Senate (S.) bills and Regulations. Legislation enacted in 2008 and 2007 are shown first and followed by bills that were not enacted during
the 2007-2008 Session of the General Assembly. For enacted legislation, assigned Act # precede the bill number and are denoted by "A").

This listing is for general informational purposes only and is by no means a complete listing. The bills presented below are those bills of interest identified by CHE staff
review of legislation introduced in the General Assembly which directly pertain to or affect higher education. For the most up-to-date information on legislative activity as well as full
text of these and all other bills, go to SC's Legislative Information website at www.scstatehouse.net. Bill numbers below are linked -- The link should direct you to the most
current information for the bill (i.e., text, history,...) as posted on the SC Legislature Online website.

                                                                                              www.scstatehouse.net
For details on SC's General Assembly and the 2007-2008 Legislative Session, see Statehouse website:

  NOTE: Updated as of July 1, 2008. SC's 2007-2008 session of the General Assembly adjourned June 25 under the Sine Die resolution S.1469. Bills not enacted as of the end of the
  2008 Session (second regular session) are dead and must be re-introduced for further consideration.

                                                               Gold shading indicates legislation that has become law during the 2008 session.
                                                              Yellow shading indicates legislation that has become law during the 2007 session.

                                                                                                                                     Primary Sponsor & up to
 Last                  Companion                                                                                                   three additional listed. ("and       Date
              Bill #                      Broad Topic                                     Subject                                                                                Committee                Status
Updated                   Bill                                                                                                        others " signifies other      Introduced
                                                                                                                                        sponsors not listed)
2/19/2008    H. 4494      S.1252      Other - CoEE           Amends 2-75-5 relating to legislative findings concerning             Harrell, Harrison, Cooper,        1/16/08      H Ways &        1/16/08 Introduced and
                                                             Research Centers of Economic Excellence to revise references          Walker, and others                             Means / S       referred to H Ways &
                                                             to sources of funds, to amend 2-75-30 to provide that interest                                                        Finance        Means. 1/23/08
                                                             earning may be used for programmatic support in accordance                                                                           subcommittee to report
                                                             with board policies, to amend 2-75-50 to revise funding                                                                              favorably. 2/6/07 H Ways
                                                             documentation and application, to amend 2-75-90 relating to                                                                          & Means favorable with
                                                             matching requirement to delete obsolete language, to add 2-75-                                                                       amendments. As of
                                                             100 to allow senior research universities to use a portion of non-                                                                   2/19/08, amended,
                                                             state matching funds to pay for initial operating costs, and to add                                                                  received second and
                                                             2-75-110 to allow these universities to accept and apply cash                                                                        third readings and sent to
                                                             equivalent and in-kind donations from non-state sources.                                                                             Senate where it was
                                                                                                                                                                                                  introduced and referred
                                                                                                                                                                                                  to S Finance. In
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Committee. DEAD SEE
                                                                                                                                                                                                  S.1252 FOR RELATED
                                                                                                                                                                                                  LEGISLATION RATIFIED
                                                                                                                                                                                                  6/5/08
2/21/2008    H. 4517       S.995      Other - Campus         Amends sections within Title 59, Chapter 116 relating to campus Haskins, Brady                          1/17/08      H Judiciary     1/17/08 Introduced and
                                      Security Private       security of private colleges and universities to revise definitions,                                                                 referred to H Judiciary. In
                                      Institutions           make technical changes, revise jurisdictional boundary of                                                                            Committee. DEAD
                                                             security officers, and make other related changes.

3/25/2008    H. 4539                  College & Univ -       Amends Section 59-127-20 relating to the Board of Trustees of   Govan, Scott, Sellers, Kennedy          1/24/08      H. Educ & 1/24/08 Introduced and
                                      Board of Trustees      SC State University so as to revise the membership of the Board and others                                          Public Works referred to H. Educ & Public
                                                             and their manner of selection to be effective July 1, 2008.                                                                      Works. 3/25/08, the higher
                                                                                                                                                                                              education subcommittee
                                                                                                                                                                                              voted to adjourn debate. In
                                                                                                                                                                                              Committee. DEAD
4/2/2008     H. 4586                  Student Aid -          Adds Section 59-101-210 so as to provide that both state-           G.M. Smith, Stavrinakis, and        1/29/08      H Ways &      1/29/08 Introduced and
                                      Student Loan           supported and private entities that provide student loans to        Cotty                                             Means        referred to H Ways &
                                      Provisions             borrowers in higher education institutions shall allow borrowers to                                                                Means. In Committee.
                                                             prepay loans without penalty and without having to pay accrued                                                                     DEAD
                                                             interest.


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House (H.) bills are listed first and followed by Senate (S.) bills and Regulations. Legislation enacted in 2008 and 2007 are shown first and followed by bills that were not enacted during
the 2007-2008 Session of the General Assembly. For enacted legislation, assigned Act # precede the bill number and are denoted by "A").

This listing is for general informational purposes only and is by no means a complete listing. The bills presented below are those bills of interest identified by CHE staff
review of legislation introduced in the General Assembly which directly pertain to or affect higher education. For the most up-to-date information on legislative activity as well as full
text of these and all other bills, go to SC's Legislative Information website at www.scstatehouse.net. Bill numbers below are linked -- The link should direct you to the most
current information for the bill (i.e., text, history,...) as posted on the SC Legislature Online website.

                                                                                              www.scstatehouse.net
For details on SC's General Assembly and the 2007-2008 Legislative Session, see Statehouse website:

  NOTE: Updated as of July 1, 2008. SC's 2007-2008 session of the General Assembly adjourned June 25 under the Sine Die resolution S.1469. Bills not enacted as of the end of the
  2008 Session (second regular session) are dead and must be re-introduced for further consideration.

                                                               Gold shading indicates legislation that has become law during the 2008 session.
                                                              Yellow shading indicates legislation that has become law during the 2007 session.

                                                                                                                                   Primary Sponsor & up to
 Last                  Companion                                                                                                 three additional listed. ("and       Date
              Bill #                      Broad Topic                                    Subject                                                                                Committee              Status
Updated                   Bill                                                                                                      others " signifies other      Introduced
                                                                                                                                     sponsors not listed)
2/20/2008    H. 4724                  Coll & Univ - SC Coll Amends Code of Laws to establish the SC College and Univ             G.M. Smith                        2/20/08     H Education &   2/20/08, Introduced and
                                      & Univ Board of       Board of Regents and provide for its membership, power, duties                                                     Public Works    referred to H Education &
                                      Regents               and responsibilities and to provide that the duties of CHE and the                                                                 Public Works. In
                                                            State Tech board would be devolved upon the SC College and                                                                         Committee. DEAD
                                                            Univ Board of Regents.
4/29/2008    H.4883       S.1232      Facilities - local      This bill if passed would enacted the Education Capital            Barfield, Clemmons, Edge,         3/25/08      H Ways &       3/25/08, Introduced and
                                      sales and use tax for   Improvements Sales and Use Tax Act. This Act would permit          Hardwick, and others                           Means / S      referred to H Ways &
                                      education capital       counties to seek referendum approval of a 1% increase in sales                                                     Finance       Means. 4/17/08 House
                                      improvements            and use tax for specific education capital improvements for a                                                                    received favorable
                                                              school district. A portion of the revenues approved could be                                                                     Committee report. By
                                                              shared with area public colleges or universities pursuant to a                                                                   4/24/08 received third
                                                              memorandum of agreement.                                                                                                         reading and sent to
                                                                                                                                                                                               Senate. DEAD NOTE:
                                                                                                                                                                                               SEE S.1232 FOR
                                                                                                                                                                                               RELATED LEGISLATION
                                                                                                                                                                                               RATIFIED on 6/5/08
4/2/2008     H.4896                   Other - Facilities, Tri- Amends state code by adding 59-53-290 to provide that the Tri-    Cooper, Rice, White, Sandifer,    3/27/08     on H calendar   3/27/08, Introduced, read
                                      County Tech              County Technical College Area Commission may enter into           and others                                       without      first time, and placed on
                                                               ground lease agreements with private entities upon approval of                                                  reference / S   the calendar without
                                                               the State Budget and Control Board.                                                                               Education     reference. As of 4/2/08,
                                                                                                                                                                                               received third reading in
                                                                                                                                                                                               House and sent to
                                                                                                                                                                                               Senate where it was
                                                                                                                                                                                               introduced and referred
                                                                                                                                                                                               to S Education. DEAD

3/27/2008    H.4905                   College & Univ -        Amends section 59-127-20 relating to the members of the board Govan                                  3/27/08     H Education &   3/27/08, Introduced, read
                                      Board of Trustees       of trustees at SC State University. If enacted, it requires that                                                 Public Works    first time, and referred to
                                                              three at large seat vacancies on the board after Jan 1, 2009, be                                                                 H Education & Public
                                                              filled by election of the university's National Alumni Association.                                                              Works. In Committee.
                                                                                                                                                                                               DEAD




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                                        2007-2008 Legislative Session, South Carolina General Assembly. Listing of higher education related bills.
House (H.) bills are listed first and followed by Senate (S.) bills and Regulations. Legislation enacted in 2008 and 2007 are shown first and followed by bills that were not enacted during
the 2007-2008 Session of the General Assembly. For enacted legislation, assigned Act # precede the bill number and are denoted by "A").

This listing is for general informational purposes only and is by no means a complete listing. The bills presented below are those bills of interest identified by CHE staff
review of legislation introduced in the General Assembly which directly pertain to or affect higher education. For the most up-to-date information on legislative activity as well as full
text of these and all other bills, go to SC's Legislative Information website at www.scstatehouse.net. Bill numbers below are linked -- The link should direct you to the most
current information for the bill (i.e., text, history,...) as posted on the SC Legislature Online website.

                                                                                              www.scstatehouse.net
For details on SC's General Assembly and the 2007-2008 Legislative Session, see Statehouse website:

  NOTE: Updated as of July 1, 2008. SC's 2007-2008 session of the General Assembly adjourned June 25 under the Sine Die resolution S.1469. Bills not enacted as of the end of the
  2008 Session (second regular session) are dead and must be re-introduced for further consideration.

                                                               Gold shading indicates legislation that has become law during the 2008 session.
                                                              Yellow shading indicates legislation that has become law during the 2007 session.

                                                                                                                                 Primary Sponsor & up to
 Last                  Companion                                                                                               three additional listed. ("and       Date
              Bill #                      Broad Topic                                     Subject                                                                            Committee            Status
Updated                   Bill                                                                                                    others " signifies other      Introduced
                                                                                                                                   sponsors not listed)
4/1/2008     H.4912       S.1217      Other - Tax Credit     Among other provisions relating to Job Tax Credits, establishes   W.D. Smith                         4/1/08     H Ways &     4/1/08 Introduced, read
                                      for businesses         definitions and conditions for a tax credit against the state's                                                  Means       first time and referred to
                                      providing certain      income tax for an employer who provides or sponsors a basic                                                                  H Ways & Means. In
                                      education and          skills education program.                                                                                                    Committee. DEAD
                                      training for
                                      employees.
4/15/2008    H.5008       S.1224      Facilities - Francis   Adds article 3 code section for Francis Marion University to      Crawford, Lowe, Branham,          4/10/08     H Ways and   4/10/08 Introduced and
                                      Marion Athletic        provide for athletic facilities revenue bonds.                    Williams and Alexander                          Means      received first reading.
                                      Facilities Revenue                                                                                                                                  4/15/08 committed to H
                                      Bonds                                                                                                                                               Ways and Means. In
                                                                                                                                                                                          Committee. DEAD
                                                                                                                                                                                          NOTE: SEE S.1252 FOR
                                                                                                                                                                                          RELATED LEGISLATION
                                                                                                                                                                                          THAT WAS ENACTED.




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                                        2007-2008 Legislative Session, South Carolina General Assembly. Listing of higher education related bills.
House (H.) bills are listed first and followed by Senate (S.) bills and Regulations. Legislation enacted in 2008 and 2007 are shown first and followed by bills that were not enacted during
the 2007-2008 Session of the General Assembly. For enacted legislation, assigned Act # precede the bill number and are denoted by "A").

This listing is for general informational purposes only and is by no means a complete listing. The bills presented below are those bills of interest identified by CHE staff
review of legislation introduced in the General Assembly which directly pertain to or affect higher education. For the most up-to-date information on legislative activity as well as full
text of these and all other bills, go to SC's Legislative Information website at www.scstatehouse.net. Bill numbers below are linked -- The link should direct you to the most
current information for the bill (i.e., text, history,...) as posted on the SC Legislature Online website.

                                                                                              www.scstatehouse.net
For details on SC's General Assembly and the 2007-2008 Legislative Session, see Statehouse website:

  NOTE: Updated as of July 1, 2008. SC's 2007-2008 session of the General Assembly adjourned June 25 under the Sine Die resolution S.1469. Bills not enacted as of the end of the
  2008 Session (second regular session) are dead and must be re-introduced for further consideration.

                                                                Gold shading indicates legislation that has become law during the 2008 session.
                                                              Yellow shading indicates legislation that has become law during the 2007 session.

                                                                                                                                 Primary Sponsor & up to
 Last                  Companion                                                                                               three additional listed. ("and       Date
              Bill #                      Broad Topic                                      Subject                                                                            Committee               Status
Updated                   Bill                                                                                                    others " signifies other      Introduced
                                                                                                                                   sponsors not listed)
            SENATE BILLS
6/10/2008    Act 246                  Student Aid - Tuition Closes SC Tuition Prepayment Program to new participants.          Ryberg, Bryant, Verdin             1/9/07     S Education /    2/27/07 received third
              (S.75)                  Prepayment                                                                                                                (11/29/06,    H Ways &        reading and sent to
                                      Program                                                                                                                     prefile)      Means         House where it was
                                                                                                                                                                                              introduced and referred
                                                                                                                                                                                              to H Ways & Means on
                                                                                                                                                                                              2/28/07. As of 5/22/08,
                                                                                                                                                                                              House approved with
                                                                                                                                                                                              amendments and
                                                                                                                                                                                              returned to the Senate.
                                                                                                                                                                                              As of 5/29, Senate
                                                                                                                                                                                              concurred and the bill has
                                                                                                                                                                                              been ratified. 6/5/08
                                                                                                                                                                                              passed into law without
                                                                                                                                                                                              the Governor's signature.
                                                                                                                                                                                              Effective date 7/1/08.
                                                                                                                                                                                              Note: An FY 2007-08
                                                                                                                                                                                              budget proviso (60.13)
                                                                                                                                                                                              suspended new
                                                                                                                                                                                              enrollment in the program
                                                                                                                                                                                              as of Fall 2007.



2/11/2008 Act 174,                    Facilities - relating   Bill amends code relating to alternative construction delivery   Leatherman and Setzler            1/17/07     S. Finance / H   1/9/08 Conference
          (S.282)                     to design-build         such that design-build is placed on same level as design-bid-                                                     Ways &        Report Adopted and
                                                              build.                                                                                                             Means.       Enrolled for Ratification.
                                                                                                                                                                                              1/31/08 Ratified. 2/4/08
                                                                                                                                                                                              Signed By Governor. Act
                                                                                                                                                                                              No. 174




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                                        2007-2008 Legislative Session, South Carolina General Assembly. Listing of higher education related bills.
House (H.) bills are listed first and followed by Senate (S.) bills and Regulations. Legislation enacted in 2008 and 2007 are shown first and followed by bills that were not enacted during
the 2007-2008 Session of the General Assembly. For enacted legislation, assigned Act # precede the bill number and are denoted by "A").

This listing is for general informational purposes only and is by no means a complete listing. The bills presented below are those bills of interest identified by CHE staff
review of legislation introduced in the General Assembly which directly pertain to or affect higher education. For the most up-to-date information on legislative activity as well as full
text of these and all other bills, go to SC's Legislative Information website at www.scstatehouse.net. Bill numbers below are linked -- The link should direct you to the most
current information for the bill (i.e., text, history,...) as posted on the SC Legislature Online website.

                                                                                              www.scstatehouse.net
For details on SC's General Assembly and the 2007-2008 Legislative Session, see Statehouse website:

  NOTE: Updated as of July 1, 2008. SC's 2007-2008 session of the General Assembly adjourned June 25 under the Sine Die resolution S.1469. Bills not enacted as of the end of the
  2008 Session (second regular session) are dead and must be re-introduced for further consideration.

                                                               Gold shading indicates legislation that has become law during the 2008 session.
                                                              Yellow shading indicates legislation that has become law during the 2007 session.

                                                                                                                                 Primary Sponsor & up to
 Last                  Companion                                                                                               three additional listed. ("and       Date
              Bill #                      Broad Topic                                    Subject                                                                             Committee              Status
Updated                   Bill                                                                                                    others " signifies other      Introduced
                                                                                                                                    sponsors not listed)
6/10/2008     S.530                   Other - Codification   Proviso Codification Act of 2007 - Codifies in permanent law a    Leatherman                         3/6/07                    Passed by the General
                                      Bill                   number of provisos that have been included annually in the                                                                     Assembly on 6/5/08 and
                                                             appropriations acts.                                                                                                           ratified on 6/10/08. The
                                                                                                                                                                                            legislation became law
                                                                                                                                                                                            6/17/08 without the
                                                                                                                                                                                            signature of the
                                                                                                                                                                                            Governor.
2/11/2008     S.793                   Other - Coastal        Provides that the Board of Trustees of Coastal Carolina           McConnell                         5/24/07     Not referred   5/24/07, introduced in
                                      Carolina Board         University may meet in locations other than Conway and that all                                                  to Senate     Senate and placed on
                                                             property, real and personal, and rights of every description                                                    Committee. /   calendar without
                                                             vested in Coastal Carolina University located in Horry County                                                   H Ways and     reference. 5/30/07
                                                             shall be vested in Coastal Carolina University.                                                                    Means       received third reading
                                                                                                                                                                                            and sent to House and
                                                                                                                                                                                            referred to H Ways &
                                                                                                                                                                                            Means. 6/6/07 recalled
                                                                                                                                                                                            from committee and
                                                                                                                                                                                            6/7/07 given second
                                                                                                                                                                                            reading. 1/8/08 third
                                                                                                                                                                                            reading and enrolled.
                                                                                                                                                                                            1/31/08 Ratified. 2/4/08
                                                                                                                                                                                            Signed by Governor




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                                       2007-2008 Legislative Session, South Carolina General Assembly. Listing of higher education related bills.
House (H.) bills are listed first and followed by Senate (S.) bills and Regulations. Legislation enacted in 2008 and 2007 are shown first and followed by bills that were not enacted during
the 2007-2008 Session of the General Assembly. For enacted legislation, assigned Act # precede the bill number and are denoted by "A").

This listing is for general informational purposes only and is by no means a complete listing. The bills presented below are those bills of interest identified by CHE staff
review of legislation introduced in the General Assembly which directly pertain to or affect higher education. For the most up-to-date information on legislative activity as well as full
text of these and all other bills, go to SC's Legislative Information website at www.scstatehouse.net. Bill numbers below are linked -- The link should direct you to the most
current information for the bill (i.e., text, history,...) as posted on the SC Legislature Online website.

                                                                                              www.scstatehouse.net
For details on SC's General Assembly and the 2007-2008 Legislative Session, see Statehouse website:

  NOTE: Updated as of July 1, 2008. SC's 2007-2008 session of the General Assembly adjourned June 25 under the Sine Die resolution S.1469. Bills not enacted as of the end of the
  2008 Session (second regular session) are dead and must be re-introduced for further consideration.

                                                              Gold shading indicates legislation that has become law during the 2008 session.
                                                             Yellow shading indicates legislation that has become law during the 2007 session.

                                                                                                                               Primary Sponsor & up to
 Last                 Companion                                                                                              three additional listed. ("and       Date
             Bill #                      Broad Topic                                   Subject                                                                             Committee               Status
Updated                  Bill                                                                                                   others " signifies other      Introduced
                                                                                                                                  sponsors not listed)
6/5/2008    Act 275                  Other - DTC Area       Amends 59-53-630 relating to the powers of Denmark Technical     Hutto and Matthews                 1/8/08     S Education /   1/8/08 Introduced and
            (S.950)                  Commission             College Area Commission to allow the Commission to enter into                                                   H Calendar     referred to S Education.
                                                            ground lease agreements with private entities upon approval of                                                    without      2/14/08 Senate
                                                            the State Budget and Control Board.                                                                              reference     Education report received
                                                                                                                                                                                           favorable with
                                                                                                                                                                                           amendment. 4/25/08
                                                                                                                                                                                           received third reading
                                                                                                                                                                                           and sent to House and
                                                                                                                                                                                           placed on the calendar
                                                                                                                                                                                           without reference. By
                                                                                                                                                                                           5/9/08 House amended,
                                                                                                                                                                                           read third time, and sent
                                                                                                                                                                                           to Senate. As of 5/15/08,
                                                                                                                                                                                           Senate amended House
                                                                                                                                                                                           amendments and
                                                                                                                                                                                           returned to House.
                                                                                                                                                                                           5/29/08 House concurred
                                                                                                                                                                                           and the bill was ratified
                                                                                                                                                                                           5/29. As of 6/5/08, the
                                                                                                                                                                                           Governor vetoed and the
                                                                                                                                                                                           House and Senate
6/4/2008    Act 242                  Other - CHE statute - Amends code citation for a provision that had been incorrectly  McConnell                           1/15/08                     overrode the veto. law
                                                                                                                                                                                           5/27/08 signed into
            (S.991)                  technical correction cited as part of CHE's statutes and should have been included in                                                                 by the Governor.
                                                           the statutes for the SC Department of Archives and History.




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                                       2007-2008 Legislative Session, South Carolina General Assembly. Listing of higher education related bills.
House (H.) bills are listed first and followed by Senate (S.) bills and Regulations. Legislation enacted in 2008 and 2007 are shown first and followed by bills that were not enacted during
the 2007-2008 Session of the General Assembly. For enacted legislation, assigned Act # precede the bill number and are denoted by "A").

This listing is for general informational purposes only and is by no means a complete listing. The bills presented below are those bills of interest identified by CHE staff
review of legislation introduced in the General Assembly which directly pertain to or affect higher education. For the most up-to-date information on legislative activity as well as full
text of these and all other bills, go to SC's Legislative Information website at www.scstatehouse.net. Bill numbers below are linked -- The link should direct you to the most
current information for the bill (i.e., text, history,...) as posted on the SC Legislature Online website.

                                                                                              www.scstatehouse.net
For details on SC's General Assembly and the 2007-2008 Legislative Session, see Statehouse website:

  NOTE: Updated as of July 1, 2008. SC's 2007-2008 session of the General Assembly adjourned June 25 under the Sine Die resolution S.1469. Bills not enacted as of the end of the
  2008 Session (second regular session) are dead and must be re-introduced for further consideration.

                                                              Gold shading indicates legislation that has become law during the 2008 session.
                                                             Yellow shading indicates legislation that has become law during the 2007 session.

                                                                                                                              Primary Sponsor & up to
 Last                 Companion                                                                                             three additional listed. ("and          Date
             Bill #                      Broad Topic                                   Subject                                                                               Committee               Status
Updated                  Bill                                                                                                  others " signifies other         Introduced
                                                                                                                                sponsors not listed)
6/5/2008    Act 289                  Other - Uniform        Amends Chapter 6 of Title 34 of SC Code of Laws relating to the Hayes                                1/17/08      S Banking &    1/17/08 Introduced and
           (S.1007)                  Prudent                SC Uniform Management of Institutional Funds Act to provide for                                                  Insurance / H   referred to S Banking &
                                     Management of          updated uniform standards and other revisions.                                                                      Ways &       Insurance. 3/18/08, read
                                     Institutional Funds                                                                                                                        Means        third time and sent to
                                                                                                                                                                                             House. 3/25 introduced in
                                                                                                                                                                                             the House and referred to
                                                                                                                                                                                             H Ways & Means. As of
                                                                                                                                                                                             5/29, amended bill
                                                                                                                                                                                             approved and enrolled for
                                                                                                                                                                                             ratification. As of 6/5/08,
                                                                                                                                                                                             the Governor had vetoed
                                                                                                                                                                                             and the House and
                                                                                                                                                                                             Senate overrode the
                                                                                                                                                                                             veto.
6/5/2008    Act 276                  Coll & Univ - Nursing Adds 59-110-10 et seq to establish the SC Critical Needs             Peeler, Setzler, Campbell and    1/23/08     S Education /   1/23/08 Introduced and
           (S.1022)                  Program Initiative    Nursing Initiative Act including provisions to enhance nursing       Ford                                            H 3M         referred to S
                                                           faculty salaries, provide for new nursing faculty, provide for                                                                    Education.1/30/08
                                                           student scholarships/loans/grants for students pursuing nursing                                                                   recalled from Committee.
                                                           faculty positions, establishes an office for health care workforce                                                                1/31/08 received second
                                                           research, and provides for simulation technology for nurse                                                                        reading. 2/26/08,
                                                           education.                                                                                                                        Committed to S Finance.
                                                                                                                                                                                             Senate Finance amended
                                                                                                                                                                                             and reported favorably to
                                                                                                                                                                                             the Senate. 3/27/08 given
                                                                                                                                                                                             third reading and sent to
                                                                                                                                                                                             House. 4/1/08 Introduced
                                                                                                                                                                                             and referred to H.
                                                                                                                                                                                             Medical, Municipal and
                                                                                                                                                                                             Military Affairs
                                                                                                                                                                                             Committee. As of
                                                                                                                                                                                             5/29/08, bill approved
                                                                                                                                                                                             and ratified. As of 6/5/08,
                                                                                                                                                                                             the Governor vetoed and
                                                                                                                                                                                             the House and Senate
                                                                                                                                                                                             overrode the veto

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House (H.) bills are listed first and followed by Senate (S.) bills and Regulations. Legislation enacted in 2008 and 2007 are shown first and followed by bills that were not enacted during
the 2007-2008 Session of the General Assembly. For enacted legislation, assigned Act # precede the bill number and are denoted by "A").

This listing is for general informational purposes only and is by no means a complete listing. The bills presented below are those bills of interest identified by CHE staff
review of legislation introduced in the General Assembly which directly pertain to or affect higher education. For the most up-to-date information on legislative activity as well as full
text of these and all other bills, go to SC's Legislative Information website at www.scstatehouse.net. Bill numbers below are linked -- The link should direct you to the most
current information for the bill (i.e., text, history,...) as posted on the SC Legislature Online website.

                                                                                              www.scstatehouse.net
For details on SC's General Assembly and the 2007-2008 Legislative Session, see Statehouse website:

  NOTE: Updated as of July 1, 2008. SC's 2007-2008 session of the General Assembly adjourned June 25 under the Sine Die resolution S.1469. Bills not enacted as of the end of the
  2008 Session (second regular session) are dead and must be re-introduced for further consideration.

                                                               Gold shading indicates legislation that has become law during the 2008 session.
                                                              Yellow shading indicates legislation that has become law during the 2007 session.

                                                                                                                              Primary Sponsor & up to
 Last                  Companion                                                                                            three additional listed. ("and       Date
              Bill #                      Broad Topic                                  Subject                                                                            Committee               Status
Updated                   Bill                                                                                                 others " signifies other      Introduced
                                                                                                                                sponsors not listed)
2/19/2008    S.1034                   Joint Resolution -     Joint Resolution to extend the date by which the Higher        Courson                           1/29/08       S without     1/29/08 Introduced and
                                      Higher Education       Education Task Force must submit recommendations for the                                                     reference / H   place on calendar without
                                      Study Committee        Higher Education Statewide Strategic Plan to the General                                                      Education &    reference. As of 2/19/08,
                                                             Assembly until September 15, 2008.                                                                           Public Works    House and Senate had
                                                                                                                                                                                          passed and signed into
                                                                                                                                                                                          law by Governor.
                                                                                                                                                                                          Enacted.
5/20/2008    Act 208                  College & Univ -     Amends 11-35-40 of SC Code of Laws relating to procurement,     Rankin, Hutto and McConnell         2/6/08     S Judiciary /   2/6/08 Introduced and
            (S.1077)                  GTC and TTC and      by exempting the licenses granted by the FCC to Greenville Tech                                                 H without      referred to S
                                      certain FCC licenses and Trident Tech that authorize the use of educational                                                          reference      Judiciary.3/5/08,
                                                           broadband service spectrum.                                                                                                    Committee report
                                                                                                                                                                                          favorable with
                                                                                                                                                                                          amendment. 4/17/08
                                                                                                                                                                                          received third reading
                                                                                                                                                                                          and enrolled for
                                                                                                                                                                                          ratification. 5/13
                                                                                                                                                                                          Governor signed into
                                                                                                                                                                                          Law. Act No. 28
6/10/2008    Act 299                  Other - Residency of Amends 59-112-50, relating to in-state tuition at public colleges Leventis, Land, Ford,            2/14/08     S Education /   2/14/08 Introduced and
            (S.1115)                  Military Personnel   and universities for military personnel and their dependents so as Anderson, and others                         H Ways &       referred to S Education.
                                      and Dependents       to further provide for the manner in which and conditions under                                                   Means        Has received favorable
                                                           which these personnel and their dependents are eligible to                                                                     subcommittee report.
                                                           receive and retain in-state tuition rates.                                                                                     5/7/08 received in House
                                                                                                                                                                                          and referred to H Ways &
                                                                                                                                                                                          Means. On 5/22/08, bill
                                                                                                                                                                                          was recalled from
                                                                                                                                                                                          Committee and placed on
                                                                                                                                                                                          the House calendar. The
                                                                                                                                                                                          bill was ratified on 6/5/08
                                                                                                                                                                                          and signed into law by
                                                                                                                                                                                          the Governor 6/11/08.




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                                        2007-2008 Legislative Session, South Carolina General Assembly. Listing of higher education related bills.
House (H.) bills are listed first and followed by Senate (S.) bills and Regulations. Legislation enacted in 2008 and 2007 are shown first and followed by bills that were not enacted during
the 2007-2008 Session of the General Assembly. For enacted legislation, assigned Act # precede the bill number and are denoted by "A").

This listing is for general informational purposes only and is by no means a complete listing. The bills presented below are those bills of interest identified by CHE staff
review of legislation introduced in the General Assembly which directly pertain to or affect higher education. For the most up-to-date information on legislative activity as well as full
text of these and all other bills, go to SC's Legislative Information website at www.scstatehouse.net. Bill numbers below are linked -- The link should direct you to the most
current information for the bill (i.e., text, history,...) as posted on the SC Legislature Online website.

                                                                                              www.scstatehouse.net
For details on SC's General Assembly and the 2007-2008 Legislative Session, see Statehouse website:

  NOTE: Updated as of July 1, 2008. SC's 2007-2008 session of the General Assembly adjourned June 25 under the Sine Die resolution S.1469. Bills not enacted as of the end of the
  2008 Session (second regular session) are dead and must be re-introduced for further consideration.

                                                               Gold shading indicates legislation that has become law during the 2008 session.
                                                              Yellow shading indicates legislation that has become law during the 2007 session.

                                                                                                                                 Primary Sponsor & up to
 Last                  Companion                                                                                               three additional listed. ("and       Date
              Bill #                      Broad Topic                                    Subject                                                                             Committee               Status
Updated                   Bill                                                                                                    others " signifies other      Introduced
                                                                                                                                    sponsors not listed)
6/12/2008    S.1232       H.4883      Facilities - local      This bill if passed would enacted the Education Capital          Cleary and Rankin                 3/26/08     S Finance / H   3/26/08, Introduced and
                                      sales and use tax for   Improvements Sales and Use Tax Act. This Act would permit                                                         Ways &       referred to S Education.
                                      education capital       counties to seek referendum approval of a 1% increase in sales                                                    Means        4/23/08 Senate received
                                      improvements            and use tax for specific education capital improvements for a                                                                  favorable Committee
                                                              school district. A portion of the revenues approved could be                                                                   report. 5/1/08, introduced
                                                              shared with area public colleges or universities pursuant to a                                                                 in House and referred to
                                                              memorandum of agreement.                                                                                                       H Ways & Means. 5/15
                                                                                                                                                                                             House received favorable
                                                                                                                                                                                             committee report. As of
                                                                                                                                                                                             6/5/08, ratified and went
                                                                                                                                                                                             into law without the
                                                                                                                                                                                             Governor's signature
                                                                                                                                                                                             6/12/08.


6/11/2008    S.1252       H.4494      Other - Research    Amends Section 2-75-30 related to CoEE Matching Endowment            Leatherman and Peeler              4/1/08     S Finance / H   4/1/08 Introduced, read
                                      Centers of Economic to provide that the interest earnings in the fund may be used at                                                      Ways &       first time and referred to
                                      Excellence (CoEE) the CoEE Board's discretion for additional state awards.                                                                Means        S Finance. By 4/15/08, S
                                                                                                                                                                                             Finance had reported
                                                                                                                                                                                             favorably and the bill had
                                                                                                                                                                                             been given third reading
                                                                                                                                                                                             and was sent to the
                                                                                                                                                                                             House where it was
                                                                                                                                                                                             introduced and sent to H
                                                                                                                                                                                             Ways & Means. As of
                                                                                                                                                                                             5/23/08, House approved
                                                                                                                                                                                             and returned to Senate
                                                                                                                                                                                             with amendments.
                                                                                                                                                                                             Ratified on 6/5/08 and
                                                                                                                                                                                             vetoed by the Governor
                                                                                                                                                                                             6/11/08. On 6/25/08, the
                                                                                                                                                                                             House and Senate
                                                                                                                                                                                             overrode the veto and the
                                                                                                                                                                                             legislation took effect.


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                                        2007-2008 Legislative Session, South Carolina General Assembly. Listing of higher education related bills.
House (H.) bills are listed first and followed by Senate (S.) bills and Regulations. Legislation enacted in 2008 and 2007 are shown first and followed by bills that were not enacted during
the 2007-2008 Session of the General Assembly. For enacted legislation, assigned Act # precede the bill number and are denoted by "A").

This listing is for general informational purposes only and is by no means a complete listing. The bills presented below are those bills of interest identified by CHE staff
review of legislation introduced in the General Assembly which directly pertain to or affect higher education. For the most up-to-date information on legislative activity as well as full
text of these and all other bills, go to SC's Legislative Information website at www.scstatehouse.net. Bill numbers below are linked -- The link should direct you to the most
current information for the bill (i.e., text, history,...) as posted on the SC Legislature Online website.

                                                                                              www.scstatehouse.net
For details on SC's General Assembly and the 2007-2008 Legislative Session, see Statehouse website:

  NOTE: Updated as of July 1, 2008. SC's 2007-2008 session of the General Assembly adjourned June 25 under the Sine Die resolution S.1469. Bills not enacted as of the end of the
  2008 Session (second regular session) are dead and must be re-introduced for further consideration.

                                                               Gold shading indicates legislation that has become law during the 2008 session.
                                                              Yellow shading indicates legislation that has become law during the 2007 session.

                                                                                                                                     Primary Sponsor & up to
 Last                  Companion                                                                                                  three additional listed. ("and       Date
              Bill #                      Broad Topic                                     Subject                                                                                Committee              Status
Updated                   Bill                                                                                                        others " signifies other     Introduced
                                                                                                                                       sponsors not listed)
6/27/2007 Act, 103        H.3138      Other - "Prevention    Included in this legislation are amendments to the state's           Lourie, Hayes, Fair, Setzler and    1/9/07    S Judiciary /   6/12/07 ratified; 6/20/07
          (S.213)                     of Underage            undergraduate scholarship/grant programs including Palmetto          others                            (12/13/06   H Judiciary     signed by Governor;
                                      Drinking and Access    Fellows, LIFE, HOPE, Need-based Grants and Tuition Grants                                               prefile)                   6/27/07. Act No. 103
                                      to Alcohol Act of      relating to alcohol and drug offenses and loss of awards. Current
                                      2007"                  provisions are amended from loss at first offense to second
                                                             offense. See legislation for summary of other provisions.

6/27/2007    Act 83,      H.3146      Hydrogen               Establishes Hydrogen Infrastructure Development Fund               Setzler, Leatherman, Fair           1/9/07      S Finance / H   6/14/07 Governor vetoed.
             (S.243)                  Infrastructure Dev'l   managed by SCRA in conjunction with SC Hydrogen and Fuel                                             (12/20/06,       Ways &       6/19/07 House and
                                      Fund                   Cell Alliance to develop and promote hydrogen fuel cell                                                prefile)       Means        Senate overrode veto.
                                                             technologies and applications in SC. Includes provisions for                                                                       6/27/07, Act No. 83
                                                             funding (general funds and qualified tax contributions).
5/22/2007    Act 20,                  Nonpublic              Bill amends postsecondary licensing statutes to make it clear      Alexander                          1/24/07      S Education /   5/15/07 Governor signed
             (S.321)                  Postsecondary          that seasonal or temporary activities are exempted from approval                                                    H Ways &       into law effective 5/15/07.
                                      Licensing - CHE        of CHE (i.e., high school recruiting fairs) and amends the statute                                                    Means        Act No. 20.
                                                             related to use of bond funds from licensed institution.
6/5/2007      Act 40      H.3434      Student Aid -          Provides for a tuition assistance program for Nat'l Guard and        Hayes, Hawkins, Vaughn,          1/24/07      S Finance / H   6/4/07 Governor signed
             (S.322)                  National Guard         phases out the Nat'l Guard loan repayment program. Tuition           Peeler, and others                               Ways &       into law. See legislation
                                      Tuition Assistance     assistance eligibility and awards modeled after the Nat'l Guard                                                       Means        for effective date. Act No.
                                                             loan repayment program.                                                                                                            40.
5/22/2007     Act 17      H.3563      Other - Athletic       Amends 59-119-940 relating to limits on Clemson Univ Athletic        Courson, Setzler, Leatherman,    2/15/07      S Finance / H   Act No. 17, Effective date
             (S.451)                  Facilities revenue     Facilities Revenue Bonds to increase the outstanding debt limit      and Alexander                                    Ways &       5/16/07.
                                      bond limits            from $60 million to $200 million, and amends Act 518 OF 1980                                                           Means
                                                             relating to limits on USC Athletic Facilities Revenue Bonds to
                                                             increase the outstanding debt limit from $60 million to $200
                                                             million.
6/15/2007    Act 53,                  Other - Jessica        Adds 59-116-130 to provide that campus police officers shall         Sheheen, Leventis, Lourie and    2/20/07      S Judiciary /   6/6/07 Governor signed
             (S.459)                  Horton Act             notify and work with local law enforcement agencies on               Bryant                                        H Judiciary     into law. Act No. 53
                                                             investigation of a death or rape resulting from incident occurring
                                                             on campus of institution of higher learning as defined in 59-116-
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                                        2007-2008 Legislative Session, South Carolina General Assembly. Listing of higher education related bills.
House (H.) bills are listed first and followed by Senate (S.) bills and Regulations. Legislation enacted in 2008 and 2007 are shown first and followed by bills that were not enacted during
the 2007-2008 Session of the General Assembly. For enacted legislation, assigned Act # precede the bill number and are denoted by "A").

This listing is for general informational purposes only and is by no means a complete listing. The bills presented below are those bills of interest identified by CHE staff
review of legislation introduced in the General Assembly which directly pertain to or affect higher education. For the most up-to-date information on legislative activity as well as full
text of these and all other bills, go to SC's Legislative Information website at www.scstatehouse.net. Bill numbers below are linked -- The link should direct you to the most
current information for the bill (i.e., text, history,...) as posted on the SC Legislature Online website.

                                                                                              www.scstatehouse.net
For details on SC's General Assembly and the 2007-2008 Legislative Session, see Statehouse website:

  NOTE: Updated as of July 1, 2008. SC's 2007-2008 session of the General Assembly adjourned June 25 under the Sine Die resolution S.1469. Bills not enacted as of the end of the
  2008 Session (second regular session) are dead and must be re-introduced for further consideration.

                                                               Gold shading indicates legislation that has become law during the 2008 session.
                                                              Yellow shading indicates legislation that has become law during the 2007 session.

                                                                                                                                   Primary Sponsor & up to
 Last                   Companion                                                                                                three additional listed. ("and       Date
              Bill #                      Broad Topic                                    Subject                                                                               Committee               Status
Updated                    Bill                                                                                                      others " signifies other     Introduced
                                                                                                                                      sponsors not listed)
6/4/2007     Act, 42,                 Student Aid -          Amends 59-113-50 to include independent bachelor's level            Fair and Jackson                  2/20/07     S Education /   6/4/07 Governor signed
             (S.484)                  Amends eligible        institution chartered before 1962 whose major campus and                                                           H Ways &       into law effective 6/4/07.
                                      institutions for       headquarters are located within South Carolina as eligible for SC                                                    Means        Act No. 42.
                                      Tuition Grants         Tuition Grants
7/11/2007    Act 115     see also     Other - Among          Of note for higher education - the bill amends section 59-149-   Leatherman, Moore, Leventis,          4/5/07     S Finance / H   Enacted. Act No. 115.
             (S.656)    H.3170 and    several items          50(A) affecting LIFE eligibility; adds sections 59-104-25 to     McGill, and others                                  Ways &       See bill for legislative
                           S.291      provides additional    Palmetto Fellows and 59-149-15 to LIFE to provide for additional                                                     Means        history.
                                      stipends for LIFE      stipends for students in math and science majors; and amends
                                      and Palmetto           59-150-370 (HOPE) to increase the book allowance from $150 to
                                      Fellows                $300. Other provisions relating to state reserve funds and taxes
                                                             are also included in this bill.
6/15/2007    Act 49,                  Coll & Univ - Nursing Adds 59-110-10 et seq to establish the SC Critical Needs           Peeler, Alexander, Lourie,          4/10/07     S Education     6/4/07 Governor vetoed.
             (S.657)                  Program Initiative    Nursing Initiative Act including provisions to enhance nursing     Setzler and others                                              6/5/07 Senate overrides
                                                            faculty salaries, provide for new nursing faculty, provide for                                                                     veto. 6/5/07 House
                                                            student scholarships/loans/grants for students pursuing nursing                                                                    overrides veto. Act No.
                                                            faculty positions, establishes an office for health care workforce                                                                 49
                                                            research, and provides for simulation technology for nurse
                                                            education.
6/15/2007    Act 50,                  Coll & Univ -         Amends 59-125-20 and 59-125-30 to provide for two additional at- Hayes, Peeler, Gregory, and           4/12/07     S Education     6/4/07 Governor vetoed.
             (S.666)                  Winthrop Board        large members of Winthrop University's Board of Trustees and       Short                                                           6/5/07 Senate overrides
                                                            the manner of selection.                                                                                                           veto. 6/6/07 House
                                                                                                                                                                                               overrides veto. Act No.
                                                                                                                                                                                               50.
2/15/2007      S.7                    Student Aid - LIFE,    Amends 59-149-50(D) relating to continuing LIFE eligibility         Courson, Hayes, Vaughn,            1/9/07     S Education     In Committee. 2/14/07
                                      Home School            requirements to provide that home school students may submit        McConnell, and others            (11/29/06,                   committee received
                                      Provision              transcript prepared by parent or guardian of home school                                               prefile)                   favorable subcommittee
                                                             instruction.                                                                                                                      report and carried over.
1/9/2007      S.21                    Other - Indirect Cost Increases grant exemption relating to recovery of indirect costs     Land, Leventis                     1/9/07      S Finance      DEAD
                                                                                                                                                                                               In Committee. DEAD
                                      Federal Grant Cost from $200,000 to $275,000 to be increased annually by HEPI.                                              (11/29/06,
                                      Recovery                                                                                                                      prefile)




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                                        2007-2008 Legislative Session, South Carolina General Assembly. Listing of higher education related bills.
House (H.) bills are listed first and followed by Senate (S.) bills and Regulations. Legislation enacted in 2008 and 2007 are shown first and followed by bills that were not enacted during
the 2007-2008 Session of the General Assembly. For enacted legislation, assigned Act # precede the bill number and are denoted by "A").

This listing is for general informational purposes only and is by no means a complete listing. The bills presented below are those bills of interest identified by CHE staff
review of legislation introduced in the General Assembly which directly pertain to or affect higher education. For the most up-to-date information on legislative activity as well as full
text of these and all other bills, go to SC's Legislative Information website at www.scstatehouse.net. Bill numbers below are linked -- The link should direct you to the most
current information for the bill (i.e., text, history,...) as posted on the SC Legislature Online website.

                                                                                              www.scstatehouse.net
For details on SC's General Assembly and the 2007-2008 Legislative Session, see Statehouse website:

  NOTE: Updated as of July 1, 2008. SC's 2007-2008 session of the General Assembly adjourned June 25 under the Sine Die resolution S.1469. Bills not enacted as of the end of the
  2008 Session (second regular session) are dead and must be re-introduced for further consideration.

                                                               Gold shading indicates legislation that has become law during the 2008 session.
                                                              Yellow shading indicates legislation that has become law during the 2007 session.

                                                                                                                                   Primary Sponsor & up to
 Last                  Companion                                                                                                 three additional listed. ("and       Date
              Bill #                      Broad Topic                                      Subject                                                                             Committee             Status
Updated                   Bill                                                                                                      others " signifies other      Introduced
                                                                                                                                      sponsors not listed)
1/9/2007      S.25                    Student Aid - Free     Free tuition for active duty military at public and technical       Ford, Knotts                       1/9/07     S Education   In Committee. DEAD
                                      Tuition Provision      institutions on seat available basis.                                                                (11/29/06,
                                                                                                                                                                    prefile)
1/9/2007      S.26         S.37       Programs - SC State Establish law school and undergrad engineering program at SC           Ford                               1/9/07     S Education   In Committee. DEAD
                                                          State University beginning July 2008 using faculty from USC.                                            (11/29/06,
                                                                                                                                                                    prefile)
1/9/2007      S.37         S.26       Programs - SC State Establishes engineering and law school at SC State University          Ford                               1/9/07     S Education   In Committee. DEAD
                                                          beginning Fall 2009.                                                                                    (11/29/06,
                                                                                                                                                                    prefile)
1/9/2007      S.42                    Other - Financial      All State agencies must report use of funds to General Assembly Ford, Knotts                           1/9/07     S Finance     In Committee. DEAD
                                      Reporting State        and Gov on Jan 15 & Jul 15.                                                                          (11/29/06,
                                      Agencies                                                                                                                      prefile)
3/8/2007      S.121                   Other - Lottery        Amends 59-150-210 relating to Education Lottery to permit the       Malloy, McConnell,                 1/9/07     S Education   Received third reading in
                                      Ticket Sales           sale of lottery tickets on general and primary election days.       Richardson, Mescher, and          (12/6/06                  Senate on 3/7/07.
                                                                                                                                 others                             prefile)                 Introduced in House on
                                                                                                                                                                                             3/8/07 and referred to H.
                                                                                                                                                                                             Ways & Means. In
                                                                                                                                                                                             Committee. DEAD

1/9/2007      S.130       H.3067      Eminent Domain         Comprehensive bill regarding Eminent Domain - one provision         Campsen, Ryberg                    1/9/07     S Judiciary   In Committee. DEAD
                                                             will remove from public colleges & univ the authority to exercise                                     (12/6/06,
                                                             eminent domain.                                                                                        prefile)
2/21/2007     S.160       H.3096      Programs - USC         Allows USC Sumter to offer four-year degree programs.               Leventis                           1/9/07     S Education   In Committee. DEAD
                                      Sumter                                                                                                                      (12/13/06,
                                                                                                                                                                    prefile)
1/9/2007      S.183       H.3099      Programs - GTC and Authorizes GED program for Greenville Technical College (GTC) Fair, Vaughn                                 1/9/07     S Education   In Committee. DEAD
                                      GED program        and funding for such program.                                                                            (12/13/06,
                                                                                                                                                                    prefile)
1/9/2007      S.199                   Other - CIO Office     Establishes Department of the State Chief Information Officer as Ritchie, Campsen, Richardson,         1/9/07     S Judiciary   In Committee. DEAD
                                                             separate state agency.                                           Cleary                              (12/13/06,
                                                                                                                                                                    prefile)




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                                        2007-2008 Legislative Session, South Carolina General Assembly. Listing of higher education related bills.
House (H.) bills are listed first and followed by Senate (S.) bills and Regulations. Legislation enacted in 2008 and 2007 are shown first and followed by bills that were not enacted during
the 2007-2008 Session of the General Assembly. For enacted legislation, assigned Act # precede the bill number and are denoted by "A").

This listing is for general informational purposes only and is by no means a complete listing. The bills presented below are those bills of interest identified by CHE staff
review of legislation introduced in the General Assembly which directly pertain to or affect higher education. For the most up-to-date information on legislative activity as well as full
text of these and all other bills, go to SC's Legislative Information website at www.scstatehouse.net. Bill numbers below are linked -- The link should direct you to the most
current information for the bill (i.e., text, history,...) as posted on the SC Legislature Online website.

                                                                                              www.scstatehouse.net
For details on SC's General Assembly and the 2007-2008 Legislative Session, see Statehouse website:

  NOTE: Updated as of July 1, 2008. SC's 2007-2008 session of the General Assembly adjourned June 25 under the Sine Die resolution S.1469. Bills not enacted as of the end of the
  2008 Session (second regular session) are dead and must be re-introduced for further consideration.

                                                               Gold shading indicates legislation that has become law during the 2008 session.
                                                              Yellow shading indicates legislation that has become law during the 2007 session.

                                                                                                                                   Primary Sponsor & up to
 Last                  Companion                                                                                                three additional listed. ("and       Date
              Bill #                      Broad Topic                                     Subject                                                                              Committee               Status
Updated                   Bill                                                                                                       others " signifies other    Introduced
                                                                                                                                      sponsors not listed)
1/9/2007      S.223                   Coll&Univ -            Amends 59-103-35 to add provisions that would require State to     Elliott,Cleary                     1/9/07      S Finance      In Committee. DEAD
                                      Operating Funding      fund institutions at average of Mission Resource Requirement                                        (12/13/06,
                                                             (MRR) as directed.                                                                                    prefile)

3/14/2007     S.291       H.3170      Student Aid - Math & Provides for loan forgiveness program rather than additional         Ritchie, McConnell, Malloy,       1/17/07     S Education /   3/14/07 Introduced in
                                      Science Incentive    stipend for Palmetto Fellows & LIFE recipients who major in          Sheheen, and others                           H Education &   House and referred to H.
                                                           science or math beginning sophomore year. Loan repayment                                                           Public Works    Education & Public
                                                           contingent on working in SC.                                                                                                       Works. In Committee
                                                                                                                                                                                              DEAD (NOTE: See also
                                                                                                                                                                                              activity reported for
                                                                                                                                                                                              H.3170. See below S.656
                                                                                                                                                                                              for legislation that was
                                                                                                                                                                                              passed and enacted
                                                                                                                                                                                              related to this legislation.)

1/18/2007     S.295                   Student Aid - Free     Provides that state employees may attend classes for credit or     Sheheen                           1/18/07      S Education    3/18/07 Introduced and
                                      Tuition Provision      noncredit purposes on a space-available basis without the                                                                        referred to Senate
                                                             required payment of tuition at any public institution or technical                                                               Education. In Committee.
                                                             college in SC and repeals 59-111-15 relating to tuition assistance                                                               DEAD
                                                             for permanent faculty and staff.
5/3/2007      S.328                   Other - Falsifying     Amends 16-13-15 to add a provision that makes it unlawful to       Alexander                         1/24/07      S Judiciary    5/1/07 S Judiciary to
                                      Degrees                falsify degrees and use falsified degrees for the purposes of                                                                    report out favorably with
                                                             employment, business…                                                                                                            amendment. 5/2/07
                                                                                                                                                                                              Senate received report of
                                                                                                                                                                                              S Judiciary Committee.
                                                                                                                                                                                              DEAD
2/26/2008     S.341                   Student Aid - Free     Amends 59-111-20 to provide additionally free tuition for children Setzler, Knotts                   1/25/07      S Education    5/17/07 Senate read
                                      Tuition Provision      of active duty military provided the member received the Purple                                                                  second time. 2/26/08,
                                                             Heart, was awarded the Congressional medal of Honor or is                                                                        Committed to S Finance.
                                                             missing in action.                                                                                                               In Committee. DEAD
3/7/2007      S.539                   Other - Tax credits    Adds section 12-6-3542 to provide state income, bank or              Matthews, Williams, and          3/7/07      S Finance      3/7/07, Introduced in
                                      for donations to       premium tax credits for donations to historically black four-year    Patterson                                                   Senate and referred to S
                                      Public 4-Yr HBCUs      public colleges and universities meeting federal definition of "Part                                                             Finance. In Committee.
                                                             B Institution" for federal aid to higher education.                                                                              DEAD


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House (H.) bills are listed first and followed by Senate (S.) bills and Regulations. Legislation enacted in 2008 and 2007 are shown first and followed by bills that were not enacted during
the 2007-2008 Session of the General Assembly. For enacted legislation, assigned Act # precede the bill number and are denoted by "A").

This listing is for general informational purposes only and is by no means a complete listing. The bills presented below are those bills of interest identified by CHE staff
review of legislation introduced in the General Assembly which directly pertain to or affect higher education. For the most up-to-date information on legislative activity as well as full
text of these and all other bills, go to SC's Legislative Information website at www.scstatehouse.net. Bill numbers below are linked -- The link should direct you to the most
current information for the bill (i.e., text, history,...) as posted on the SC Legislature Online website.

                                                                                              www.scstatehouse.net
For details on SC's General Assembly and the 2007-2008 Legislative Session, see Statehouse website:

  NOTE: Updated as of July 1, 2008. SC's 2007-2008 session of the General Assembly adjourned June 25 under the Sine Die resolution S.1469. Bills not enacted as of the end of the
  2008 Session (second regular session) are dead and must be re-introduced for further consideration.

                                                                Gold shading indicates legislation that has become law during the 2008 session.
                                                              Yellow shading indicates legislation that has become law during the 2007 session.

                                                                                                                                      Primary Sponsor & up to
 Last                  Companion                                                                                                    three additional listed. ("and       Date
              Bill #                      Broad Topic                                      Subject                                                                                Committee             Status
Updated                   Bill                                                                                                         others " signifies other      Introduced
                                                                                                                                        sponsors not listed)
3/15/2007     S.583       H.3379      Student Aid - LIFE,     Amends 59-104-20(F) relating to Palmetto Fellow and 59-149-           Ryberg                            3/15/07     S Education   3/15/07, Introduced and
                                      PF                      50(A) LIFE eligibility in regard to calculating high school GPA and                                                               referred to S Education.
                                                              rank for SC resident students who have attended high school out                                                                   In Committee. DEAD
                                                              of state.
3/20/2007     S.591                   Other - withdrawal of   Amends state code by adding 12-6-1175 so as to provide that          Reese                              3/20/07     S Finance     3/20/07, Introduced and
                                      funds from qualified    withdrawal of funds at any age from an IRA, 401-K, or other                                                                       referred to S Finance. In
                                      tax deferral plan for   qualified tax-deferred plan by a resident of SC is free of all state                                                              Committee. DEAD
                                      purposes of donation    of SC income tax or penalties for early withdrawal if all funds are
                                      to charitable,          contributed to a charitable, educational, religious or
                                      educational,            eleemosynary organization within 60 days of withdrawal.
                                      religious, or other
                                      eleemosynary
                                      organizations.


3/22/2007     S.608       H.3476      Other - American      Amends 59-25 to add article 4 to enact the "American Board for          Hutto, Matthews, Land, Short,     3/22/07     S Education   3/22/07, Introduced and
                                      Board for the         the Certification of Teacher Excellence Act" so as to provide that      and others                                                  referred to S Education.
                                      Certification of      a school district may hire individuals who are certified by the                                                                     In Committee. DEAD
                                      Teacher Excellence    American Board for the certification of teacher excellence
                                      Act                   (ABTCE) pursuant to certain conditions.
4/24/2007     S.701                   Coll & Univ - Trident Amends section 59-53-480, relating to exemptions from certain           McConnell                         4/24/07     S Education   4/24/07, Introduced and
                                      Enterprise Campus     bonding, leasing, procurement, and surplus property                                                                                 referred to S Education.
                                                            requirements applicable to Trident Technical College under its                                                                      In Committee. DEAD
                                                            Enterprise Campus Authority Act so as to revise the scope and
                                                            nature of the exemptions.
5/15/2007     S.754                   Private Coll Campus Amends sections 59-116-10 and 59-116-20 to make clear that                Leatherman                        5/15/07     S Education   5/15/07, Introduced and
                                      Security              the section is applicable to private higher education institutions                                                                  referred to S Education.
                                                            only.                                                                                                                               In Committee. DEAD
6/6/2007      S.825                   Other - Allocation of Amends Section 59-150-350 of the state code relating to                 Reese                              6/6/07     S Education   6/6/07, Introduced and
                                      Lottery Funds         educational purposes and programs funded by the education                                                                           referred to S. Education
                                                            lottery account so as to provide for the designation of net                                                                         In Committee. DEAD
                                                            proceeds from specific lottery games to either K-12 or higher
                                                            education programs in equal amounts.


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                                        2007-2008 Legislative Session, South Carolina General Assembly. Listing of higher education related bills.
House (H.) bills are listed first and followed by Senate (S.) bills and Regulations. Legislation enacted in 2008 and 2007 are shown first and followed by bills that were not enacted during
the 2007-2008 Session of the General Assembly. For enacted legislation, assigned Act # precede the bill number and are denoted by "A").

This listing is for general informational purposes only and is by no means a complete listing. The bills presented below are those bills of interest identified by CHE staff
review of legislation introduced in the General Assembly which directly pertain to or affect higher education. For the most up-to-date information on legislative activity as well as full
text of these and all other bills, go to SC's Legislative Information website at www.scstatehouse.net. Bill numbers below are linked -- The link should direct you to the most
current information for the bill (i.e., text, history,...) as posted on the SC Legislature Online website.

                                                                                              www.scstatehouse.net
For details on SC's General Assembly and the 2007-2008 Legislative Session, see Statehouse website:

  NOTE: Updated as of July 1, 2008. SC's 2007-2008 session of the General Assembly adjourned June 25 under the Sine Die resolution S.1469. Bills not enacted as of the end of the
  2008 Session (second regular session) are dead and must be re-introduced for further consideration.

                                                               Gold shading indicates legislation that has become law during the 2008 session.
                                                              Yellow shading indicates legislation that has become law during the 2007 session.

                                                                                                                              Primary Sponsor & up to
 Last                  Companion                                                                                            three additional listed. ("and       Date
              Bill #                      Broad Topic                                   Subject                                                                           Committee             Status
Updated                   Bill                                                                                                 others " signifies other     Introduced
                                                                                                                                sponsors not listed)
1/8/2008      S.900                   Student Aid -         Amends code by adding 25-3-220 to provide limited college       Sheheen, Leventis, Lourie,         Prefiled   S General     12/12/07 prefiled.
                                      Soldier's Support Act tuition payments to the spouse and child of a deceased National Hawkins, Hayes, Elliott and    12/12/07 and                 Introduced 1/8/08 and
                                      of 2008               Guard member who died while performing his military duty.       Cromer                           introduced                 referred to S Committee
                                                                                                                                                                1/8/08                  on General. In
                                                                                                                                                                                        Committee. DEAD
2/21/2008     S.909                   Student Aid - Free     Amends code by adding 59-111-25 to provide that members of     Bryant                            Prefiled S Education /    12/12/07 prefiled.
                                      tuition for certain    the SC National Guard or Reserve components that are awarded                                  12/12/07 and S Finance       Introduced 1/8/08 and
                                      National Guard         a Bronze Star medal or higher military award in the order of                                   introduced                  referred to S Education.
                                      members                precedence for combat operations may be admitted to any state-                                    1/8/08                   2/19/08 S Education
                                                             supported college, university or post high school technical                                                                report received favorable
                                                             education institution free of tuition.                                                                                     with amendments.
                                                                                                                                                                                        2/20/08 Committed to S
                                                                                                                                                                                        Finance. In Committee.
                                                                                                                                                                                        DEAD
2/6/2008      S.923                   Student Aid - Tuition Amends code by adding article 10 to 59-111 to create provisions Sheheen, Leventis and Lourie      Prefiled    S Education   12/12/07 prefiled.
                                      Exemption for         for veterans who are SC citizens to be exempt from certain                                     12/12/07 and                 Introduced 1/8/08 and
                                      Veterans Act          percentages of tuition based on various conditions and to receive                               introduced                  referred to S Education.
                                                            a book allowance and participate in a work study program for                                       1/8/08                   2/6/07 subcommittee
                                                            compensation if certain conditions are met and to provide that                                                              hearing. In Committee.
                                                            CHE shall promulgate regulations and administer the program.                                                                DEAD
1/10/2008     S.976       H. 4520     Facilities - Issuance Amends 59-147-30 relating to the issuance of revenue bonds by Courson and McConnell              1/10/08      S Finance     1/10/2008 Introduced and
                                      of Revenue Bonds      universities so as to clarify and further specify what facilities are                                                       referred to S Finance. In
                                      by Universities       eligible to be financed under the Higher Education Revenue                                                                  Committee. DEAD
                                                            Bond Act and to repeal section 59-147-120.
1/31/2008     S.995       H. 4517     Other - Campus        Amends sections within Title 59, Chapter 116 relating to campus Fair                             1/16/08      S Judiciary   1/16/08 Introduced and
                                      Security Private      security of private colleges and universities to revise definitions,                                                        referred to S Judiciary.
                                      Institutions          make technical changes, revise jurisdictional boundary of                                                                   1/31/08 referred to
                                                            security officers and make other related changes.                                                                           subcommittee - Hutto
                                                                                                                                                                                        (ch), Jackson, Knotts,
                                                                                                                                                                                        and Massey
                                                                                                                                                                                        In Committee. DEAD




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                                        2007-2008 Legislative Session, South Carolina General Assembly. Listing of higher education related bills.
House (H.) bills are listed first and followed by Senate (S.) bills and Regulations. Legislation enacted in 2008 and 2007 are shown first and followed by bills that were not enacted during
the 2007-2008 Session of the General Assembly. For enacted legislation, assigned Act # precede the bill number and are denoted by "A").

This listing is for general informational purposes only and is by no means a complete listing. The bills presented below are those bills of interest identified by CHE staff
review of legislation introduced in the General Assembly which directly pertain to or affect higher education. For the most up-to-date information on legislative activity as well as full
text of these and all other bills, go to SC's Legislative Information website at www.scstatehouse.net. Bill numbers below are linked -- The link should direct you to the most
current information for the bill (i.e., text, history,...) as posted on the SC Legislature Online website.

                                                                                              www.scstatehouse.net
For details on SC's General Assembly and the 2007-2008 Legislative Session, see Statehouse website:

  NOTE: Updated as of July 1, 2008. SC's 2007-2008 session of the General Assembly adjourned June 25 under the Sine Die resolution S.1469. Bills not enacted as of the end of the
  2008 Session (second regular session) are dead and must be re-introduced for further consideration.

                                                               Gold shading indicates legislation that has become law during the 2008 session.
                                                              Yellow shading indicates legislation that has become law during the 2007 session.

                                                                                                                                 Primary Sponsor & up to
 Last                  Companion                                                                                               three additional listed. ("and         Date
              Bill #                      Broad Topic                                    Subject                                                                                Committee              Status
Updated                   Bill                                                                                                    others " signifies other        Introduced
                                                                                                                                    sponsors not listed)
2/22/2008    S.1144                   Other - State and     To provide that each agency, department and institution of state   Grooms, McConnell, Bryant,          2/22/08      S Judiciary    2/22/08, Introduced and
                                      Local Entities On-    government and local government must maintain a detailed           Verdin, and others                                              referred to S Judiciary.
                                      Line Financial        transaction register of all funds expended each month and post                                                                     In Committee. DEAD
                                      Reporting             the register on-line. Additionally each such entity must post on-
                                                            line all its credit card statements including credit card statements
                                                            of officials and employees issued cards for public use. To
                                                            provide further that such entities must post on-line annually a
                                                            listing of its full time employees grouped by class along with the
                                                            number of full time positions in each class and the average
                                                            salary of each class.
3/4/2008     S.1170                   Other: School         Amends code sections relating to school district improvement         Setzler, Lourie, and Sheheen       3/4/08      S Education    3/4/08 Introduced and
                                      Districts, Gifted and plans and adds provisions related to Gifted and Talented                                                                           referred to S Education.
                                      Talented Programs Education. Provisions would require public colleges and                                                                                In Committee. DEAD
                                                            universities to give preferential treatment in admissions to
                                                            students earning passing grades on AP exams and IB program
                                                            courses, and would add incentives to LIFE scholarships for
                                                            certain scores on AP exams and for IB diplomas. Creates a
                                                            board to oversee an matching endowment program for purposes
                                                            of gifted and talented education programs including endowed
                                                            professorships at public or private institutions of higher
                                                            education.
4/16/2008    S.1207       H.4539      College & Univ -      Amends Section 59-127-20 relating to the Board of Trustees of        Matthews, Patterson, Williams,    3/18/08     S Education /   3/18/08 Introduced and
                                      Board of Trustees     SC State University so as to revise the membership of the Board Anderson and Jackson                               H Education &   referred to S Education.
                                                            and their manner of selection to be effective July 1, 2008.                                                        Public Works    By 4/16/08 received third
                                                                                                                                                                                               reading in Senate, sent to
                                                                                                                                                                                               House, introduced and
                                                                                                                                                                                               referred to H. Educ. &
                                                                                                                                                                                               Public Works. In
                                                                                                                                                                                               Committee. DEAD




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                                        2007-2008 Legislative Session, South Carolina General Assembly. Listing of higher education related bills.
House (H.) bills are listed first and followed by Senate (S.) bills and Regulations. Legislation enacted in 2008 and 2007 are shown first and followed by bills that were not enacted during
the 2007-2008 Session of the General Assembly. For enacted legislation, assigned Act # precede the bill number and are denoted by "A").

This listing is for general informational purposes only and is by no means a complete listing. The bills presented below are those bills of interest identified by CHE staff
review of legislation introduced in the General Assembly which directly pertain to or affect higher education. For the most up-to-date information on legislative activity as well as full
text of these and all other bills, go to SC's Legislative Information website at www.scstatehouse.net. Bill numbers below are linked -- The link should direct you to the most
current information for the bill (i.e., text, history,...) as posted on the SC Legislature Online website.

                                                                                              www.scstatehouse.net
For details on SC's General Assembly and the 2007-2008 Legislative Session, see Statehouse website:

  NOTE: Updated as of July 1, 2008. SC's 2007-2008 session of the General Assembly adjourned June 25 under the Sine Die resolution S.1469. Bills not enacted as of the end of the
  2008 Session (second regular session) are dead and must be re-introduced for further consideration.

                                                               Gold shading indicates legislation that has become law during the 2008 session.
                                                              Yellow shading indicates legislation that has become law during the 2007 session.

                                                                                                                                   Primary Sponsor & up to
 Last                  Companion                                                                                                 three additional listed. ("and       Date
              Bill #                      Broad Topic                                     Subject                                                                              Committee               Status
Updated                   Bill                                                                                                      others " signifies other      Introduced
                                                                                                                                      sponsors not listed)
3/20/2008    S.1217       H.4912      Other - Tax Credit     Among other provisions relating to Job Tax Credits, establishes     Leatherman and Short              3/20/08      S Finance      3/20/08 Introduced, read
                                      for businesses         definitions and conditions for a tax credit against the state's                                                                   first time and referred to
                                      providing certain      income tax for an employer who provides or sponsors a basic                                                                       S Finance. 4/22/08 Full
                                      education and          skills education program.                                                                                                         Committee considered
                                      training for                                                                                                                                             and will leave in
                                      employees.                                                                                                                                               Committee. In
                                                                                                                                                                                               Committee. DEAD
4/30/2008    S.1224                   Facilities - Francis   Adds article 3 code section for Francis Marion University to        Leatherman                        3/25/08     S Finance / H   3/25/08, Introduced and
                                      Marion Athletic        provide for athletic facilities revenue bonds.                                                                       Ways &       referred to S Finance. By
                                      Facilities Revenue                                                                                                                          Means        4/30/08, Senate
                                      Bonds                                                                                                                                                    approved and sent to the
                                                                                                                                                                                               House where it was
                                                                                                                                                                                               introduced and referred
                                                                                                                                                                                               to H Ways & Means. In
                                                                                                                                                                                               Committee. DEAD

4/22/2008    S.1225       H.4520      Facilities - USC       Authorizes USC to issue revenue bonds to provide funds for the      Leatherman and Courson            3/25/08      S Finance      3/25/08, Introduced and
                                      revenue bonds for      acquisition, construction, and equipping of a new business                                                                        referred to S Finance.
                                      business school        school facility and the renovation of the Close-Hipp building for                                                                 3/25/08 received
                                                             lease and occupancy by a federal government agency.                                                                               favorable subcommittee
                                                                                                                                                                                               report. 4/22/08 Full
                                                                                                                                                                                               Committee voted to give
                                                                                                                                                                                               favorable report with
                                                                                                                                                                                               amendment. In
                                                                                                                                                                                               Committee. DEAD
                                                                                                                                                                                               NOTE: SEE H.4520
                                                                                                                                                                                               WHICH WAS ENACTED.




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                                        2007-2008 Legislative Session, South Carolina General Assembly. Listing of higher education related bills.
House (H.) bills are listed first and followed by Senate (S.) bills and Regulations. Legislation enacted in 2008 and 2007 are shown first and followed by bills that were not enacted during
the 2007-2008 Session of the General Assembly. For enacted legislation, assigned Act # precede the bill number and are denoted by "A").

This listing is for general informational purposes only and is by no means a complete listing. The bills presented below are those bills of interest identified by CHE staff
review of legislation introduced in the General Assembly which directly pertain to or affect higher education. For the most up-to-date information on legislative activity as well as full
text of these and all other bills, go to SC's Legislative Information website at www.scstatehouse.net. Bill numbers below are linked -- The link should direct you to the most
current information for the bill (i.e., text, history,...) as posted on the SC Legislature Online website.

                                                                                              www.scstatehouse.net
For details on SC's General Assembly and the 2007-2008 Legislative Session, see Statehouse website:

  NOTE: Updated as of July 1, 2008. SC's 2007-2008 session of the General Assembly adjourned June 25 under the Sine Die resolution S.1469. Bills not enacted as of the end of the
  2008 Session (second regular session) are dead and must be re-introduced for further consideration.

                                                               Gold shading indicates legislation that has become law during the 2008 session.
                                                              Yellow shading indicates legislation that has become law during the 2007 session.

                                                                                                                                    Primary Sponsor & up to
 Last                  Companion                                                                                                  three additional listed. ("and        Date
              Bill #                      Broad Topic                                     Subject                                                                                Committee               Status
Updated                   Bill                                                                                                       others " signifies other       Introduced
                                                                                                                                      sponsors not listed)
4/16/2008    S.1233                   Student Aid -          Amends 59-112-20 to provide a residency waiver for tuition and       Peeler                             3/26/08     S Education /   3/26/08, Introduced and
                                      Residency waiver for   fee purposes to independent persons and their dependents who                                                                        referred to S Finance.
                                      in-state tuition and   have been domiciled in SC for fewer than twelve months                                                                              4/16/08, Senate adopted
                                      fees                   provided they are living in SC but employed full-time in an                                                                         Committee amendment
                                                             adjoining county in NC or GA.                                                                                                       and gave second
                                                                                                                                                                                                 reading. 4/17/08 received
                                                                                                                                                                                                 third reading and sent to
                                                                                                                                                                                                 House. DEAD

3/27/2008    S.1239                   Student Aid - Loan     Adds 40-9-120 to create a loan repayment program for doctors of Ritchie, Reese, Setzler,                3/26/08     S Education     3/26/08, Introduced and
                                      repayment program      chiropractic medicine who graduate from an accredited SC            Williams and others                                             referred to S Education.
                                      for Sherman College    college or university specializing in chiropractic licensure (i.e.,                                                                 Has been referred by
                                      Doctors of             Sherman College of Straight Chiropractic) and who are employed                                                                      subcommittee to full
                                      Chiropractic           in SC.                                                                                                                              committee. In Committee.
                                      Medicine graduates                                                                                                                                         DEAD
4/10/2008    S.1282                   Student Aid -          Amends 56-5-2780 relating to penalties for unlawfully passing a      Lourie                             4/10/08          S          4/10/08 Introduced,
                                      Medical Student        stopped school bus so as to provide that a fine of $50 must be                                                      Transportatio   received first reading,
                                      Scholarship relating   imposed and must be used, in addition to other fines under this                                                          n          and referred to S
                                      to Trauma Medicine     provision, to establish scholarships at MUSC and USC medical                                                                        Transportation. In
                                                             schools to train medical students in trauma medicine.                                                                               Committee. DEAD
4/29/2008    S.1335                   Other - FOIA public    Adds 30-4-170 to provide that subject to appropriations, each        Scott, Ford, Knotts, Elliot and    4/29/08      S Judiciary    4/29/08 Introduced,
                                      meetings               public body, except a public body of a political subdivision of this others                                                         received first reading,
                                                             State, shall attempt to broadcast each meeting or portion of the                                                                    and referred to S
                                                             meeting that is required to be open to the public pursuant to                                                                       Judiciary. In Committee.
                                                             Section 30-4-60 on the official website of the body.                                                                                DEAD

5/14/2008    S.1377                   Student Aid - Free     Amends Section 59-111-20 relating to free tuition for certain         Reese                             5/14/08     S Education     5/14/08 Introduced and
                                      tuition for certain    veterans' children, so as to provide free tuition to a person                                                                       referred to S Education.
                                      eligible veterans'     attending a state-supported institution of higher learning if he is a                                                               In Committee. DEAD
                                      children               child of a veteran who graduated from a 4-year SC college, who
                                                             participated in the Reserve Officer Training Corps program and
                                                             graduated a commissioned officer and who died while performing
                                                             military service.


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                                       2007-2008 Legislative Session, South Carolina General Assembly. Listing of higher education related bills.
House (H.) bills are listed first and followed by Senate (S.) bills and Regulations. Legislation enacted in 2008 and 2007 are shown first and followed by bills that were not enacted during
the 2007-2008 Session of the General Assembly. For enacted legislation, assigned Act # precede the bill number and are denoted by "A").

This listing is for general informational purposes only and is by no means a complete listing. The bills presented below are those bills of interest identified by CHE staff
review of legislation introduced in the General Assembly which directly pertain to or affect higher education. For the most up-to-date information on legislative activity as well as full
text of these and all other bills, go to SC's Legislative Information website at www.scstatehouse.net. Bill numbers below are linked -- The link should direct you to the most
current information for the bill (i.e., text, history,...) as posted on the SC Legislature Online website.

                                                                                              www.scstatehouse.net
For details on SC's General Assembly and the 2007-2008 Legislative Session, see Statehouse website:

  NOTE: Updated as of July 1, 2008. SC's 2007-2008 session of the General Assembly adjourned June 25 under the Sine Die resolution S.1469. Bills not enacted as of the end of the
  2008 Session (second regular session) are dead and must be re-introduced for further consideration.

                                                               Gold shading indicates legislation that has become law during the 2008 session.
                                                             Yellow shading indicates legislation that has become law during the 2007 session.

                                                                                                                                      Primary Sponsor & up to
 Last                 Companion                                                                                                     three additional listed. ("and       Date
             Bill #                      Broad Topic                                       Subject                                                                                 Committee              Status
Updated                  Bill                                                                                                          others " signifies other      Introduced
                                                                                                                                        sponsors not listed)
           REGULATIONS
5/7/2008    Doc. #                   Reg - CHE Free          Establishes regulations pursuant to authority in 59-111-330                                              1/15/08     H Education &   Document No. 3143
            3143                     tuition for Residents   regarding free tuition for residents sixty years of age. The                                                         Public Works    received by House and
                                     60 Years of Age and     regulation provides definitions institutions may use to ensure                                                          and S        Senate 1/8/08.
                                     Older                   consistent application of the provisions of 59-111-330 and                                                             Education     Legislative Review
                                                             establishes guidelines for institutional processing of inquiries and                                                                 Expiration May 7, 2008.
                                                             appeals                                                                                                                              CHE, Licensing Criteria,
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Statutory Authority: 59-
                                                                                                                                                                                                  111-330. Referred to
                                                                                                                                                                                                  House and Senate
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Education Committees.
                                                                                                                                                                                                  2/20/08 H Educ&PW Reg
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Subcommittee gave
                                                                                                                                                                                                  favorable report. 3/36/08
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Full H Educ&PW voted to
                                                                                                                                                                                                  recommend approval.
                                                                                                                                                                                                  4/11/08, House Approved
                                                                                                                                                                                                  and Under consideration
                                                                                                                                                                                                  of Senate. 5/7/08,
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Regulation approved by
                                                                                                                                                                                                  expiration date. Effective
                                                                                                                                                                                                  date of 5/23/08.




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                                        2007-2008 Legislative Session, South Carolina General Assembly. Listing of higher education related bills.
House (H.) bills are listed first and followed by Senate (S.) bills and Regulations. Legislation enacted in 2008 and 2007 are shown first and followed by bills that were not enacted during
the 2007-2008 Session of the General Assembly. For enacted legislation, assigned Act # precede the bill number and are denoted by "A").

This listing is for general informational purposes only and is by no means a complete listing. The bills presented below are those bills of interest identified by CHE staff
review of legislation introduced in the General Assembly which directly pertain to or affect higher education. For the most up-to-date information on legislative activity as well as full
text of these and all other bills, go to SC's Legislative Information website at www.scstatehouse.net. Bill numbers below are linked -- The link should direct you to the most
current information for the bill (i.e., text, history,...) as posted on the SC Legislature Online website.

                                                                                              www.scstatehouse.net
For details on SC's General Assembly and the 2007-2008 Legislative Session, see Statehouse website:

  NOTE: Updated as of July 1, 2008. SC's 2007-2008 session of the General Assembly adjourned June 25 under the Sine Die resolution S.1469. Bills not enacted as of the end of the
  2008 Session (second regular session) are dead and must be re-introduced for further consideration.

                                                               Gold shading indicates legislation that has become law during the 2008 session.
                                                              Yellow shading indicates legislation that has become law during the 2007 session.

                                                                                                                                   Primary Sponsor & up to
 Last                  Companion                                                                                                 three additional listed. ("and       Date
              Bill #                      Broad Topic                                    Subject                                                                                Committee              Status
Updated                   Bill                                                                                                      others " signifies other      Introduced
                                                                                                                                     sponsors not listed)
5/14/2008    Doc. #                   Reg - CHE Licensing Revises regulations to align the accreditation requirement for in-                                       1/15/08     H Education &   Pending. Document No.
             3129                     Criteria            state and out-of-state institutions and to provide additional                                                        Public Works    3129 received by House
                                                          accountability and credibility that is associated with accreditation                                                    and S        and Senate 1/15/08.
                                                          and thereby provide additional consumer protection for                                                                 Education     Legislative Review
                                                          consumers of private postsecondary education.                                                                                        Expiration May 14, 2008.
                                                                                                                                                                                               CHE, Licensing Criteria,
                                                                                                                                                                                               Statutory Authority: 1976
                                                                                                                                                                                               Code Sections 59-58-10
                                                                                                                                                                                               through 59-58-140.
                                                                                                                                                                                               Referred to House and
                                                                                                                                                                                               Senate Education
                                                                                                                                                                                               Committees. 2/20/08 H
                                                                                                                                                                                               Educ & Public Works
                                                                                                                                                                                               Reg Subcommittee gave
                                                                                                                                                                                               favorable report. 3/36/08
                                                                                                                                                                                               Full H Educ&PW voted to
                                                                                                                                                                                               recommend approval.
                                                                                                                                                                                               4/11/08, House Approved
                                                                                                                                                                                               and Under consideration
                                                                                                                                                                                               of Senate. 5/14/08,
                                                                                                                                                                                               Regulation approved by
                                                                                                                                                                                               expiration date. Effective
                                                                                                                                                                                               date of 6/27/08.




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                                        2007-2008 Legislative Session, South Carolina General Assembly. Listing of higher education related bills.
House (H.) bills are listed first and followed by Senate (S.) bills and Regulations. Legislation enacted in 2008 and 2007 are shown first and followed by bills that were not enacted during
the 2007-2008 Session of the General Assembly. For enacted legislation, assigned Act # precede the bill number and are denoted by "A").

This listing is for general informational purposes only and is by no means a complete listing. The bills presented below are those bills of interest identified by CHE staff
review of legislation introduced in the General Assembly which directly pertain to or affect higher education. For the most up-to-date information on legislative activity as well as full
text of these and all other bills, go to SC's Legislative Information website at www.scstatehouse.net. Bill numbers below are linked -- The link should direct you to the most
current information for the bill (i.e., text, history,...) as posted on the SC Legislature Online website.

                                                                                              www.scstatehouse.net
For details on SC's General Assembly and the 2007-2008 Legislative Session, see Statehouse website:

  NOTE: Updated as of July 1, 2008. SC's 2007-2008 session of the General Assembly adjourned June 25 under the Sine Die resolution S.1469. Bills not enacted as of the end of the
  2008 Session (second regular session) are dead and must be re-introduced for further consideration.

                                                               Gold shading indicates legislation that has become law during the 2008 session.
                                                              Yellow shading indicates legislation that has become law during the 2007 session.

                                                                                                                              Primary Sponsor & up to
 Last                  Companion                                                                                            three additional listed. ("and       Date
              Bill #                      Broad Topic                                   Subject                                                                            Committee              Status
Updated                   Bill                                                                                                 others " signifies other      Introduced
                                                                                                                                sponsors not listed)
5/14/2008    Doc. #                   Reg - CHE              Aligns regulation with passage of S.321 in 2007 that amended                                     1/15/08     H Education &   Pending. Document No.
             3170                     Nonpublic              CHE authority in regard to the use of surety bonds that are                                                  Public Works    3170 received by House
                                      Postsecondary          posted by institutions licensed to operate in SC.                                                               and S        and Senate 1/15/08.
                                      Institution Licensing,                                                                                                                Education     Legislative Review
                                      Use of Surety Bond                                                                                                                                  Expiration May 14, 2008.
                                      Funds                                                                                                                                               CHE, Nonpublic
                                                                                                                                                                                          Postsecondary Institution
                                                                                                                                                                                          Licensing Use of Surety
                                                                                                                                                                                          Bond Funds, Statutory
                                                                                                                                                                                          Authority: 1976 Code
                                                                                                                                                                                          Sections 59-58-10
                                                                                                                                                                                          through 59-58-140.
                                                                                                                                                                                          Referred to House and
                                                                                                                                                                                          Senate Education
                                                                                                                                                                                          Committees. 2/20/08 H
                                                                                                                                                                                          Educ&PW Reg
                                                                                                                                                                                          Subcommittee gave
                                                                                                                                                                                          favorable report. 3/36/08
                                                                                                                                                                                          Full H Educ&PW voted to
                                                                                                                                                                                          recommend approval.
                                                                                                                                                                                          4/11/08, House Approved
                                                                                                                                                                                          and Under consideration
                                                                                                                                                                                          of Senate. 5/14/08,
                                                                                                                                                                                          Regulation approved by
                                                                                                                                                                                          expiration date. Effective
                                                                                                                                                                                          date of 6/27/08.




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                                       2007-2008 Legislative Session, South Carolina General Assembly. Listing of higher education related bills.
House (H.) bills are listed first and followed by Senate (S.) bills and Regulations. Legislation enacted in 2008 and 2007 are shown first and followed by bills that were not enacted during
the 2007-2008 Session of the General Assembly. For enacted legislation, assigned Act # precede the bill number and are denoted by "A").

This listing is for general informational purposes only and is by no means a complete listing. The bills presented below are those bills of interest identified by CHE staff
review of legislation introduced in the General Assembly which directly pertain to or affect higher education. For the most up-to-date information on legislative activity as well as full
text of these and all other bills, go to SC's Legislative Information website at www.scstatehouse.net. Bill numbers below are linked -- The link should direct you to the most
current information for the bill (i.e., text, history,...) as posted on the SC Legislature Online website.

                                                                                              www.scstatehouse.net
For details on SC's General Assembly and the 2007-2008 Legislative Session, see Statehouse website:

  NOTE: Updated as of July 1, 2008. SC's 2007-2008 session of the General Assembly adjourned June 25 under the Sine Die resolution S.1469. Bills not enacted as of the end of the
  2008 Session (second regular session) are dead and must be re-introduced for further consideration.

                                                              Gold shading indicates legislation that has become law during the 2008 session.
                                                             Yellow shading indicates legislation that has become law during the 2007 session.

                                                                                                                               Primary Sponsor & up to
 Last                 Companion                                                                                              three additional listed. ("and       Date
             Bill #                      Broad Topic                                    Subject                                                                             Committee              Status
Updated                  Bill                                                                                                   others " signifies other      Introduced
                                                                                                                                 sponsors not listed)
6/4/2008     Doc                     Reg - CHE, SC     Revises R.62-600 to clarify policies and procedures for                                                  2/5/08     H Educ&PW       Pending. Document No.
            #3172                    Residency Program administering residency classification for purposes of                                                                 and S        3172 received by House
                                                       determination rates of tuition and fees.                                                                             Education      and Senate 2/5/08.
                                                                                                                                                                                           Legislative Review
                                                                                                                                                                                           Expiration June 4, 2008.
                                                                                                                                                                                           CHE, SC Residency
                                                                                                                                                                                           Program, Statutory
                                                                                                                                                                                           Authority: 1976 Code
                                                                                                                                                                                           Sections 59-112-.
                                                                                                                                                                                           Referred to House and
                                                                                                                                                                                           Senate Education
                                                                                                                                                                                           Committees. 6/4/08,
                                                                                                                                                                                           Regulation approved by
                                                                                                                                                                                           expiration date. Effective
                                                                                                                                                                                           date of 6/27/08.
6/4/2008     Doc                     Reg - CHE, SC          Revises 62-900.85-140 to clarify policies and procedures for                                        2/5/08     H Education &   Pending. Document No.
            #3173                    HOPE Scholarship       administering the program and conform regulations to statutory                                                 Public Works    3173 received by House
                                                            changes passed during the 2007 session                                                                            and S        and Senate 2/5/08.
                                                                                                                                                                             Education     Legislative Review
                                                                                                                                                                                           Expiration June 4, 2008.
                                                                                                                                                                                           CHE, SC HOPE
                                                                                                                                                                                           Scholarship, Statutory
                                                                                                                                                                                           Authority: 1976 Code
                                                                                                                                                                                           Sections 59-150-370.
                                                                                                                                                                                           Referred to House and
                                                                                                                                                                                           Senate Education
                                                                                                                                                                                           Committees. 6/4/08,
                                                                                                                                                                                           Regulation approved by
                                                                                                                                                                                           expiration date. Effective
                                                                                                                                                                                           date of 6/27/08.




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                                        2007-2008 Legislative Session, South Carolina General Assembly. Listing of higher education related bills.
House (H.) bills are listed first and followed by Senate (S.) bills and Regulations. Legislation enacted in 2008 and 2007 are shown first and followed by bills that were not enacted during
the 2007-2008 Session of the General Assembly. For enacted legislation, assigned Act # precede the bill number and are denoted by "A").

This listing is for general informational purposes only and is by no means a complete listing. The bills presented below are those bills of interest identified by CHE staff
review of legislation introduced in the General Assembly which directly pertain to or affect higher education. For the most up-to-date information on legislative activity as well as full
text of these and all other bills, go to SC's Legislative Information website at www.scstatehouse.net. Bill numbers below are linked -- The link should direct you to the most
current information for the bill (i.e., text, history,...) as posted on the SC Legislature Online website.

                                                                                              www.scstatehouse.net
For details on SC's General Assembly and the 2007-2008 Legislative Session, see Statehouse website:

  NOTE: Updated as of July 1, 2008. SC's 2007-2008 session of the General Assembly adjourned June 25 under the Sine Die resolution S.1469. Bills not enacted as of the end of the
  2008 Session (second regular session) are dead and must be re-introduced for further consideration.

                                                               Gold shading indicates legislation that has become law during the 2008 session.
                                                              Yellow shading indicates legislation that has become law during the 2007 session.

                                                                                                                                 Primary Sponsor & up to
 Last                  Companion                                                                                               three additional listed. ("and       Date
              Bill #                      Broad Topic                                    Subject                                                                              Committee              Status
Updated                   Bill                                                                                                    others " signifies other      Introduced
                                                                                                                                   sponsors not listed)
6/4/2008      Doc                     Reg - CHE, SC          Revises 62-450-505 to clarify policies and procedures for                                            2/5/08     H Education &   Pending. Document No.
             #3185                    Need-based Grants      administering the program and conform regulations to statutory                                                  Public Works    3185 received by House
                                      Program                changes passed during the 2007 session.                                                                            and S        and Senate 2/5/08.
                                                                                                                                                                               Education     Legislative Review
                                                                                                                                                                                             Expiration June 4, 2008.
                                                                                                                                                                                             CHE, SC Need-based
                                                                                                                                                                                             Grants Program,
                                                                                                                                                                                             Statutory Authority: 1976
                                                                                                                                                                                             Code Sections 59-142-
                                                                                                                                                                                             20. Referred to House
                                                                                                                                                                                             and Senate Education
                                                                                                                                                                                             Committees. 6/4/08,
                                                                                                                                                                                             Regulation approved by
                                                                                                                                                                                             expiration date. Effective
                                                                                                                                                                                             date of 6/27/08.

4/17/2008     Doc                     Reg - CHE, SC          In accordance with Act 40 of 2007 that amends Chapter 114,                                          4/17/08     H Education &   Pending. Document No.
             #3196                    National Guard         Title 59, Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, CHE proposes to                                                 Public Works    3196 received by House
                                      Tuition Assistance     add R.62-250 through R.62-263 to provide for the college                                                           and S        and Senate 4/17/08.
                                      Program                assistance program for National Guard members that is to be                                                       Education     Legislative Review
                                                             administered by the Commission on Higher Education.                                                                             Expiration March 23,
                                                                                                                                                                                             2009, CHE, SC National
                                                                                                                                                                                             Guard Tuition Assistance
                                                                                                                                                                                             Program, Statutory
                                                                                                                                                                                             Authority: 1976 Code
                                                                                                                                                                                             Sections 59-114-75.
                                                                                                                                                                                             Referred to House and
                                                                                                                                                                                             Senate Education
                                                                                                                                                                                             Committees.




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