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S 0005 General Bill, By Leatherman, Leventis, McConnell, T.H. Pope, M.T. Rose and Wilson
    A Bill to amend the Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, by adding Section 56-1-45 so as to prohibit issuing of drivers' licenses to residents under seventeen years of age who are not high school graduates or who have not earned a G.E.D. certificate or who do not provide documentation that they are properly enrolled in school and in compliance with attendance requirements, to require schools to provide documentation upon request to persons at least fifteen years of age of their compliance with attendance policies, to require schools to notify the South Carolina Department of Highways and Public Transportation of persons withdrawn from school, to provide that the Department shall suspend the drivers' license of those persons unless they first comply with the requirements of this Section, to define withdrawal as more than ten unexcused absences, and to provide an exception upon determination by a court that a personal or family hardship exists that requires the person to obtain or retain a driver's license for employment or medically-related purposes.
01/12/89Senate Introduced and read first time SJ-32
01/12/89Senate Referred to Committee on Education SJ-32
03/15/89Senate Committee report: Favorable with amendment Education SJ-12
03/16/89Senate Amended SJ-24
04/06/89Senate Special order SJ-33
04/13/89Senate Read second time SJ-21
04/13/89Senate Ordered to third reading with notice of amendments SJ-21
04/18/89Senate Special order SJ-34
04/19/89Senate Debate adjourned SJ-32
04/20/89Senate Amended SJ-23
04/20/89Senate Read third time and sent to House SJ-26
04/25/89House Introduced and read first time HJ-207
04/25/89House Referred to Committee on Education and Public Works HJ-207
03/20/90House Committee report: Favorable with amendment Education and Public Works HJ-21
03/29/90House Debate adjourned until Wednesday, April 4, 1990 HJ-43
04/04/90House Objection by Rep. Blackwell, Davenport, Vaughn & Bruce HJ-35

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