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June 25, 2010

Senate Bill 520: South Carolina Educational Opportunity Act

Authors:
Senators Ford, Bryant, Thomas, Davis, Bright, Fair, Ryberg, and Rose

Summary:
This bill would become known as the “South Carolina Educational Opportunity Act,” if enacted. Among other things, it would create a tax credit of up to $1,000 per child for “instruction related expenditures” for homeschooling families.

Status:

3/4/2009(Senate) Introduced and read first time
3/4/2009(Senate) Referred to Committee on Education
5/6/2009(Senate) Scrivener’s error corrected
6/3/2010(Senate) Bill died when Legislature adjourned

HSLDA’s Position:
This bill should be supported.

Action Requested:
None at this time.

 Other Resources

E-lert—4/28/2009—South Carolina: Calls Needed to Pass Tax Credit Bill

Bill Text

Bill History