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Georgia Legislation - House Defense & Veterans Affairs Committee

HB 621 – State Holidays; June 12 of each year as Women Veterans Day; declare

HR 166 – House Study Committee on Veteran Services and Benefits; create

SB 140 – World War 1 Centennial Commission; sunset provisions; extend

South Carolina -Joint Resolution

H. 4724 – To establish a committee to study Veteran Homelessness, Unemployment, Job Placement, Incidence of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Access to Basic Human Services, and to provide for related matters including but not limited to, committee membership and duties, the filling of vacancies, committee meetings, and staffing

South Carolina - House Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee

This is from Able South Carolina Independent Living for all.
“A bill prefiled on Tuesday by Able SC, Rep. Neal Collins and Rep. Mandy Powers Norrell aims to create more employment opportunities for people with disabilities.
While 32 states have adopted policies to encourage businesses to hire people with disabilities, the federal government provides the Work Opportunity Tax Credit to employee who employ individuals with physical or mental disabilities, SC doesn’t currently offer any hiring guidelines or incentives to encourage employers to recruit employees with disabilities. The Employment First Initiative Act (H.4678) aims to change it.