Note: Following is an encapsulation of actions taken and remarks made by legislators during today's debate. While this note does reflect remarks made by these lawmakers, it is not a full and verbatim transcript of the remarks.
Rep. Leon Stavrinakis's Amendment 26: No poor child is going to escape any "failing" school in South Carolina and go to any private school as a result of this bill.
We're going to take a nice vote now, to give the same tax deduction to public school parents that we're giving to parents of home schools and private schools.
White moved to table; Stavrinakis requested roll call.
Vote: 64-45, tabled.