Current Status Introducing Body:
HouseBill Number: 3469Primary Sponsor: WaitesType of Legislation: CRSubject: Teenage Pregnancy Prevention Awareness DayDate Bill Passed both Bodies: Feb 07, 1991Computer Document Number: NO5/7207.BDIntroduced Date: Feb 07, 1991Last History Body: HouseLast History Date: Feb 07, 1991Last History Type: Received from SenateScope of Legislation: StatewideAll Sponsors: Waites Foster Whipper Keyserling Rogers Mattos Sheheen J. Bailey Hodges Boan Rudnick Manly Glover Kirsh Kempe Beatty J. Brown MeachamType of Legislation: Concurrent Resolution
Bill Body Date Action Description CMN ---- ------ ------------ ------------------------------ --- 3469 House Feb 07, 1991 Received from Senate 3469 Senate Feb 07, 1991 Adopted, returned with concurrence 3469 Senate Feb 07, 1991 Recalled from Committee 13 3469 Senate Feb 07, 1991 Introduced, referred to 13 Committee 3469 House Feb 07, 1991 Introduced, adopted, sent to SenateView additional legislative information at the LPITS web site.
TO DECLARE WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 1991, AS "TEENAGE PREGNANCY PREVENTION AWARENESS DAY".
Whereas, teenage pregnancy has significant consequences on the health, economic, and educational future for teenagers and the people of South Carolina; and
Whereas, teenage parents often are unable to complete their education, which leads to unemployment, underemployment, and dependence on public welfare; and
Whereas, the cycle of poverty can be perpetuated from generation to generation; and
Whereas, the major responsibility of parenting alters a generation of young women and renders them the primary caretakers of families; and
Whereas, teenage mothers often seek late prenatal care, frequently suffering higher than average levels of toxemia, anemia, cervical trauma, premature delivery, and low birthweight babies; and
Whereas, the purpose of the South Carolina Teenage Pregnancy Prevention Local Councils is to advocate and support programs and strategies that prevent teenage pregnancy and decrease the problems associated with teenage pregnancy in South Carolina. Now, therefore,
Be it resolved by the House of Representatives, the Senate concurring:
That the members of the General Assembly declare Wednesday, February 13, 1991, as "Teenage Pregnancy Prevention Awareness Day".
Be it further resolved that a copy of this resolution be forwarded to Joy Perry, Chairman, Public Affairs Committee, Greater Columbia Teenage Pregnancy Prevention Council.