However, many senators spoke in favor of the bill, and agreed to take it up later in the legislative session.
State Agriculture Commissioner Hugh G. Weathers also spoke in favor of a bill which would encourage schools to serve more foods grown on South Carolina farms. You can read the full bill by clicking here.
Another measure discussed in the Wednesday meeting was a bill making Veterans Day a mandatory school holiday [full text], proposed by Sen. John Courson (D-Richland).
That bill was put on hold, with other senators wanting to hear from veterans groups before allowing the legislation to pass.