LEGISLATION TRACKER

Below is the legislation Palmetto Family Alliance is tracking during the South Carolina 2017-2018 Legislative Session.

Dismemberment Abortions

H. 3548 | Rep. Bennett

Restricts the most disgusting abortion procedure.

  • Progress through legislative process 50%

URGENT

UNBORN INFANTS DIGNITY ACT

TBA

Requires the bodies of aborted babies to be treated as human beings.

  • Progress through legislative process 10%

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TRAFFICKING-PROSTITUTION

S. 168 | Sen. Shealy

Increases penalties for those who solicit prostitution.

  • Progress through legislative process 75%

HIGH

EXCEPTIONAL NEEDS SCHOOL CHOICE TAX CREDIT ACT

TBD | Rep. Smith

Places our new Exceptional Needs Child Tax Credit into permanent law rather than a year to year proviso.

  • Progress through legislative process 0%

 

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HIGHER EDUCATION CONSTITUTION ACT

S. 43 | Sen. Grooms

Makes it clear that state law requires state universities to teach the U.S. Constitution and the Federalist Papers.

  • Progress through legislative process 30%

 

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RELEASE TIME CREDIT ACT

S. 28 | Sen. Campsen

Updates statute allowing students to leave campus for Bible education.

  • Progress through legislative process 30%

 

HIGH

 

SCHOOL CHOICE TAX CREDIT

H. 3934 | Rep. Rivers

Provides tax credits for families that choose private, Christian, home and other non-public school options for their children.

  • Progress through legislative process 40%

 

HIGH

 

EDUCATION SAVINGS ACCOUNT

TBA | TBA

Provides funds the state spends for the student in an account that a parent can spend educational purposes.

  • Progress through legislative process 10%

 

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SAFE FAMILIES

H. 3947 | Rep. Erickson

This bill allowing families to host the children of families in crisis, without involvement of the Department of Social Service.

  • Progress through legislative process 50%

 

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HEALTHCARE SHARING MINISTRIES FREEDOM TO SHARE ACT

S. 8 | Sen. Campsen

Allows healthcare sharing ministries to operate freely in South Carolina without being regulated as insurance.

  • Progress through legislative process 30%

 

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