HOUSE TO MEET AT 10:00 A. M.

NO. 11

CALENDAR

OF THE

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

OF THE

STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA

REGULAR SESSION BEGINNING TUESDAY, JANUARY 11, 2011

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 2, 2011

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CHAPIN HIGH SCHOOL COMPETITIVE CHEER TEAM

2010 CLASS AAA STATE CHAMPIONS

Jennifer Barnes Mandy Bidinger
Jaclyn Bidinger Carly Bouknight
Stephanie Brougher Emily Cartwright
Morgan Caulder Morgan Chapman
Brooke Coffin Alyssa Cox
Alexa Grochowski Savannah Hale
Taylor Harrison Catherine Kennerly
Caroline Kennerly Tyler Kirkpatrick
Mary Grace Loveless Lindsey Manos
Jenna Meetze Summer Oltman
Jamie Parham Madison Phillips
Haley Player Anna Powlas
Evan Staub Taylor Till
Amber Vella

HEAD COACH

Vicki Williams

ASSISTANT COACH

Billie Williams

PRINCIPAL

Mr. Akil E. Ross

SCHOOL COLORS

Columbia Blue, Navy Blue, and White

TEAM MASCOT

Fighting Eagle

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AIKEN HIGH SCHOOL LADY HORNETS

VARSITY VOLLEYBALL TEAM

2010 CLASS AAAA VOLLEYBALL CHAMPIONS

Monica Cardona

Meredith Clemmens

Natasha Dicks

McKenna Dyer

Katie Lane Frei

Jennie Gray

Rylee Herrmann

Ally Hulse

Jenni Law

Jessica Ray

Tyler Smith

Emily Teelon

Olivia Teelon

Anna Tovo

HEAD COACH

Malynda Young

J.V. COACH

Gray Hagler

PRINCIPAL

Mr. Garen Cofer

SCHOOL COLORS

Green and Gold

TEAM MASCOT

Lady Hornet

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INVITATIONS

Wednesday, February 2, 2011, 8:00-10:00 a.m.

Members of the House, breakfast, Room 112, Blatt Bldg., by the South Carolina Association of School Administrators.

(Accepted--January 25, 2011)

Wednesday, February 2, 2011, Noon

Members of the House, luncheon, State House grounds, by the South Carolina Baptist Convention.

(Accepted--January 25, 2011)

Wednesday, February 2, 2011, 6:00 p.m.

Members of the House, reception, Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center, by Lexington County Night.

(Accepted--January 25, 2011)

Wednesday, February 2, 2011, 7:00-9:00 p.m.

Members of the House, reception, Clarion Town House Hotel, by the South Carolina Optometric Physicians Association.

(Accepted--January 25, 2011)

Thursday, February 3, 2011, 8:00-10:00 a.m.

Members of the House and staff, breakfast, Room 112, Blatt Bldg., by the Edison Learning, Inc.

(Accepted--January 25, 2011)

Tuesday, February 8, 2011, 1:00-2:30 p.m.

Members of the House, luncheon, Capital City Club, by the South Carolina Arts Alliance.

(Accepted--January 25, 2011)

Tuesday, February 8, 2011, 6:00-8:00 p.m.

Members of the House, reception, The Palmetto Club, by the South Carolina Funeral Directors Association.

(Accepted--January 25, 2011)

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Tuesday, February 8, 2011, 7:00-9:00 p.m.

Members of the House, barbeque, Clarion Town House Hotel, by the South Carolina Supreme Court Justices, the Court of Appeals, the Circuit Court Judges, the Family Court Judges and the Masters-In-Equity of South Carolina.

(Accepted--January 25, 2011)

Wednesday, February 9, 2011, 8:00-10:00 a.m.

Members of the House, breakfast, Room 112, Blatt Bldg., by the South Carolina Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault.

(Accepted--January 25, 2011)

Wednesday, February 9, 2011, 12:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.

Members of the House luncheon, Room 112, Blatt Bldg., by the Wil Lou Gray Opportunity School.

(Accepted--January 25, 2011)

Wednesday, February 9, 2011, 6:00 p.m.

Members of the House and staff, low country boil, Clarion Town House Hotel, by the South Carolina Hospital Association.

(Accepted--January 25, 2011)

Wednesday, February 9, 2011, 7:00-9:00 p.m.

Members of the House, reception, the Inn at USC, by the Inn at USC.

(Accepted--January 25, 2011)

Thursday, February 10, 2011, 8:00-10:00 a.m.

Members of the House, breakfast, Room 112, Blatt Bldg., by the Columbia (SC) Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.

(Accepted--January 25, 2011)

JOINT ASSEMBLY

Wednesday, February 02, 2011, 12:00 Noon

TO FIX NOON ON WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 2, 2011, AS THE TIME TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE COURT OF APPEALS, SEAT 1, WHOSE TERM WILL EXPIRE JUNE 30, 2011; TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE COURT OF APPEALS, SEAT 2, WHOSE TERM WILL EXPIRE JUNE 30, 2011; TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR THE FIFTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, SEAT 1, TO

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FILL THE UNEXPIRED TERM THAT EXPIRES JUNE 30, 2013; TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR THE THIRTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, SEAT 2, TO FILL THE UNEXPIRED TERM THAT EXPIRES JUNE 30, 2012, AND THE SUBSEQUENT FULL TERM THAT EXPIRES JUNE 30, 2018; TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE CIRCUIT COURT AT LARGE, SEAT 9, TO FILL THE UNEXPIRED TERM THAT EXPIRES JUNE 30, 2015; TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE FAMILY COURT FOR THE NINTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, SEAT 1, TO FILL THE SUBSEQUENT FULL TERM THAT EXPIRES JUNE 30, 2016.

(Under H. 3451--Adopted--February 1, 2011)

HOUSE ASSEMBLIES

Wednesday, February 2, 2011

To recognize the Chapin High School Competitive Cheer Team, coach and other school officials.

(Under H.3304--Adopted--January 20, 2011)

Wednesday, February 2, 2011

To recognize Aiken High School Girls Volleyball Team, coaches and other school officials.

(Under H.3453--Adopted--January 26, 2011)

Thursday, February 3, 2011

To recognize the White Knoll High School Marching Band, director and other school officials.

(Under H.3353--Adopted--January 20, 2011)

Thursday, February 10, 2011

To recognize the Nation Ford High School Marching Band, director and other school officials

(Under H.3306--Adopted--January 12, 2011)

Thursday, February 10, 2011

To recognize the Nation Ford High School "Lady Falcons" Volleyball Team, coaches and other school officials.

(Under H.3337--Adopted--January 18, 2011)

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THIRD READING LOCAL UNCONTESTED BILLS

H. 3471 (Word version)--Reps. Pope and D. C. Moss: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO PROVIDE THAT THE SCHOOL DAYS MISSED ON JANUARY 11, 12, AND 13, 2011, BY THE STUDENTS OF YORK COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT TWO WHEN THE SCHOOLS WERE CLOSED DUE TO SNOW ARE EXEMPT FROM THE REQUIREMENT THAT FULL SCHOOL DAYS MISSED DUE TO SNOW, EXTREME WEATHER, OR OTHER DISRUPTIONS BE MADE UP.
(Without reference--January 27, 2011)
(Read second time--February 01, 2011)

H. 3475 (Word version)--Reps. Pinson, Parks and Pitts: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO PROVIDE THAT THE SCHOOL DAYS MISSED ON JANUARY 10, 11, AND 12, 2011, BY THE STUDENTS OF GREENWOOD COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICTS FIFTY AND FIFTY-TWO WHEN THE SCHOOLS WERE CLOSED DUE TO SNOW ARE EXEMPT FROM THE REQUIREMENT THAT FULL SCHOOL DAYS MISSED DUE TO SNOW, EXTREME WEATHER, OR OTHER DISRUPTIONS BE MADE UP.
(Without reference--January 27, 2011)
(Read second time--February 01, 2011)

H. 3476 (Word version)--Reps. Pinson, Parks, Patrick and Pitts: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO PROVIDE THAT THE SCHOOL DAYS MISSED ON JANUARY 10, 11, 12, AND 13, 2011, BY THE STUDENTS OF GREENWOOD COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT FIFTY-ONE WHEN THE SCHOOLS WERE CLOSED DUE TO SNOW ARE EXEMPT FROM THE REQUIREMENT THAT FULL SCHOOL DAYS MISSED DUE TO SNOW, EXTREME WEATHER, OR OTHER DISRUPTIONS BE MADE UP.
(Without reference--January 27, 2011)
(Read second time--February 01, 2011)

H. 3494 (Word version)--Reps. Willis, Pitts and Tribble: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO PROVIDE THAT THE SCHOOL DAYS MISSED ON JANUARY 10, 11, 12, AND 13, 2011, BY THE STUDENTS OF LAURENS COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT FIFTY-FIVE WHEN THE SCHOOLS WERE CLOSED DUE TO SNOW

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ARE EXEMPT FROM THE REQUIREMENT THAT FULL SCHOOL DAYS MISSED DUE TO SNOW, EXTREME WEATHER, OR OTHER DISRUPTIONS BE MADE UP.
(Without reference--January 27, 2011)
(Read second time--February 01, 2011)

SECOND READING LOCAL UNCONTESTED BILL

H. 3479 (Word version)--Rep. H. B. Brown: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO PROVIDE THAT THE SCHOOL DAYS MISSED ON JANUARY 10, 11, 12, AND 13, 2011, BY THE STUDENTS OF FAIRFIELD COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT WHEN THE SCHOOLS WERE CLOSED DUE TO SNOW ARE EXEMPT FROM THE REQUIREMENT THAT FULL SCHOOL DAYS MISSED DUE TO SNOW, EXTREME WEATHER, OR OTHER DISRUPTIONS BE MADE UP.
(Without reference--January 27, 2011)
(Debate adjourned until Wed., Feb. 02, 2011--February 01, 2011)

THIRD READING STATEWIDE UNCONTESTED BILLS

H. 3295 (Word version)--Rep. Herbkersman: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 61-6-1820, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE CRITERIA FOR A NONPROFIT ORGANIZATION TO OBTAIN A LICENSE TO SELL ALCOHOLIC LIQUORS BY THE DRINK, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS A HOMEOWNER'S ASSOCIATION, CHARTERED AS A NONPROFIT ORGANIZATION BY THE SECRETARY OF STATE, WHOSE MEMBERSHIP IS LIMITED TO INDIVIDUALS WHO OWN PROPERTY IN THE RESIDENTIAL COMMUNITY AND WHOSE AFFAIRS ARE GOVERNED BY A BOARD OF DIRECTORS ELECTED BY THE MEMBERSHIP, IS ALSO ELIGIBLE FOR SUCH A LICENSE.
(Judiciary Com.--January 12, 2011)
(Favorable--January 26, 2011)
(Read second time--February 01, 2011)

H. 3351 (Word version)--Reps. Cobb-Hunter, McLeod and Weeks: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA,

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1976, BY ADDING SECTION 53-3-75 SO AS TO DECLARE JANUARY SEVENTEENTH OF EACH YEAR AS "EARTHA KITT DAY" IN SOUTH CAROLINA IN HONOR OF THE LATE EARTHA MAE KITT, NATIONALLY AND INTERNATIONALLY KNOWN ACTRESS, SINGER, AND NATIVE SOUTH CAROLINIAN.
(Invitations and Memorial Resolutions Com.--January 19, 2011)
(Favorable--January 26, 2011)
(Read second time--February 01, 2011)

H. 3122 (Word version)--Rep. J. M. Neal: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-3-180, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES ISSUANCE OF SPECIAL PERMITS TO MOVE VEHICLES DURING AN EMERGENCY, SO AS TO DELETE THE TERM "MOVE" AND REPLACE IT WITH THE TERM "OPERATE", TO DELETE THE PROVISION THAT RESTRICTS THE ISSUANCE OF THE PERMITS TO EMERGENCY SITUATIONS, TO REMOVE THE RESTRICTION PLACED ON THE NUMBER OF PERMITS THAT MAY BE ISSUED FOR A VEHICLE, AND TO REVISE THE INFORMATION THAT MUST BE SPECIFIED ON THE PERMIT.
(Prefiled--Tuesday, December 07, 2010)
(Educ. & Pub. Wks. Com.--January 11, 2011)
(Favorable--January 26, 2011)
(Read second time--February 01, 2011)

H. 3185 (Word version)--Reps. Harrell, Cooper, Owens, Harrison, Hardwick, Sandifer, Bingham, Atwater, Bowen, Daning, Hamilton, Hiott, Parker, Bannister, J. R. Smith, Tallon, Limehouse, Brady, Willis, Taylor, Young, Spires, Thayer, Long, Pitts, D. C. Moss, Patrick, Edge, Hixon, Norman, Chumley, Huggins, Frye, Pope, Brannon, Umphlett, Delleney, Allison, Bedingfield, Loftis, Crosby, McCoy, Horne, Clemmons, Skelton, Quinn, White, G. R. Smith, Toole, Ballentine, G. M. Smith, Barfield, Sottile, Erickson, Hearn, Murphy, Pinson, Ryan, Stringer, Lucas, Bikas, Gambrell, Corbin, Simrill, Forrester, Henderson, Viers, Whitmire, Vick, McLeod, McEachern, Knight and Weeks: A BILL TO ENACT THE "SOUTH CAROLINA HIGHER EDUCATION TRANSPARENCY ACT OF 2011" INCLUDING THE PROVISIONS TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION

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59-101-355 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT EACH PUBLIC INSTITUTION OF HIGHER LEARNING MUST MAINTAIN A DETAILED TRANSACTION REGISTER OF ALL FUNDS EXPENDED EACH MONTH AND POST THAT REGISTER ONLINE, TO PROVIDE EXCEPTIONS AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS FOR IMPLEMENTATION, TO PROVIDE THAT EACH PUBLIC INSTITUTION OF HIGHER LEARNING MUST POST ONLINE ALL OF ITS CREDIT CARD STATEMENTS AND THE CREDIT CARD STATEMENTS FOR CREDIT CARDS ISSUED TO ITS OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES FOR OFFICIAL USE, AND TO PROVIDE THAT IF THE COMPTROLLER GENERAL'S OFFICE POSTS THE SAME CREDIT CARD INFORMATION ON ITS WEBSITE, THE INSTITUTION MAY PROVIDE INFORMATION ON HOW TO ACCESS ITS CREDIT CARD INFORMATION ON THE COMPTROLLER GENERAL'S WEBSITE IN LIEU OF COMPLYING WITH THE ABOVE REQUIREMENTS.
(Prefiled--Tuesday, December 14, 2010)
(Educ. & Pub. Wks. Com.--January 11, 2011)
(Favorable--January 26, 2011)
(Read second time--February 01, 2011)

H. 3112 (Word version)--Reps. Allison, G. R. Smith and Weeks: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-3-1960, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE AND USE OF TEMPORARY AND PERMANENT PARKING PLACARDS BY THE DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT SHALL ISSUE A SLEEVE WITH A PLACARD TO ALLOW THE HOLDER TO COVER THE PHOTOGRAPH ON THE PLACARD FROM PUBLIC VIEW, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE PHOTOGRAPH MUST BE SHOWN WHEN IT IS REQUESTED BY A LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY OR ITS AGENTS.
(Prefiled--Tuesday, December 07, 2010)
(Educ. & Pub. Wks. Com.--January 11, 2011)
(Fav. With Amdt.--January 26, 2011)
(Amended and read second time--February 01, 2011)

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SECOND READING STATEWIDE UNCONTESTED BILLS

H. 3348 (Word version)--Reps. Lucas, J. M. Neal, Long, Delleney and McLeod: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO PROHIBIT THE RECEIPT, STORAGE, CONSOLIDATION, TREATMENT, PROCESSING, AND DISPOSAL OF LOW-LEVEL RADIOACTIVE WASTE, HAZARDOUS WASTE, INFECTIOUS WASTE, AND SOLID WASTE BY THE STATE OR ANY SUBDIVISION OF THE STATE BEGINNING JULY 1, 2011, AND TO PROVIDE EXCEPTIONS IF THE STATE OR ONE OF ITS POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONS HAS A RECIPROCAL AGREEMENT WITH ANOTHER STATE OR AN OUT-OF-STATE REGION OR ENTITY OR IF THE STATE OR A POLITICAL SUBDIVISION OF THE STATE IS A MEMBER OF A COMPACT THAT AUTHORIZES THE RECEIPT, STORAGE, CONSOLIDATION, TREATMENT, PROCESSING, OR DISPOSAL OF ANY SUCH WASTE.
(Without reference--January 19, 2011)
(Debate adjourned until Wed., Feb. 02, 2011--January 25, 2011)

H. 3433 (Word version)--(Debate adjourned until Thu., Feb. 03, 2011--January 26, 2011)

H. 3074 (Word version)--Reps. Barfield, Toole, Viers, Owens and Bikas: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST APPROPRIATE ACTION BY THE CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES, ON ITS OWN ACTION BY CONSENT OF TWO-THIRDS OF BOTH HOUSES OR ON THE APPLICATION OF THE LEGISLATURES OF TWO-THIRDS OF THE SEVERAL STATES, TO PROPOSE AN AMENDMENT TO THE CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES TO REQUIRE THAT THE TOTAL OF ALL FEDERAL APPROPRIATIONS MAY NOT EXCEED THE TOTAL OF ALL ESTIMATED FEDERAL REVENUES IN ANY FISCAL YEAR, WITH CERTAIN EXCEPTIONS.
(Prefiled--Tuesday, December 07, 2010)
(Invitations and Memorial Resolutions Com.--January 11, 2011)
(Favorable--January 26, 2011)
(Debate adjourned until Wed., Feb. 02, 2011--January 27, 2011)

H. 3410 (Word version)--Reps. Owens, Cooper, Harrell, Branham, Limehouse, Atwater, Bikas, Govan, Loftis, Munnerlyn, Skelton, Taylor, Young,

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Williams, Daning, Quinn, Brannon, J. M. Neal, Bowen, Patrick, Norman, Whitmire, Willis, Thayer, Erickson, McEachern and Weeks: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ENACTING THE "SOUTH CAROLINA HIGHER EDUCATION EFFICIENCY AND ADMINISTRATIVE POLICIES ACT OF 2011"; TO AMEND SECTIONS 2-47-30, 2-47-35, 2-47-40, AND 2-47-50, AS AMENDED, RELATING THE JOINT BOND REVIEW COMMITTEE, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF PERMANENT IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS BY STATE AGENCIES AND FOR THE APPROVAL OF THESE PROJECTS; BY ADDING SECTION 2-47-53 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF PERMANENT IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS BY PUBLIC INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER LEARNING, TO DEFINE PERMANENT IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS WITH RESPECT TO THOSE INSTITUTIONS, TO ALLOW THE COMMITTEE TO REQUEST ASSISTANCE WITH THE REVIEW OF PROJECTS, AND TO DEFINE PERMANENT IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS WITH RESPECT TO THOSE INSTITUTIONS; BY ADDING SECTION 2-47-54 SO AS TO ALLOW PUBLIC INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER LEARNING TO ENTER INTO GROUND LEASE AGREEMENTS WITH A PRIVATE ENTITY AND TO PROVIDE REQUIREMENTS FOR THOSE AGREEMENTS; BY ADDING SECTION 59-53-168 SO AS TO REQUIRE THE STATE BOARD FOR TECHNICAL AND COMPREHENSIVE EDUCATION TO ESTABLISH A TIERED SYSTEM FOR CATEGORIZING TECHNICAL COLLEGES WITH RESPECT TO FINANCIAL STRENGTH AND OTHER FACTORS BY WHICH TECHNICAL COLLEGES MAY APPLY FOR CERTAIN EFFICIENCY POLICIES GRANTED BY THE BOARD AND TO REQUIRE THE BOARD TO ESTABLISH AN ADVISORY BOARD AND REPORT TO THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY; TO AMEND SECTIONS 59-53-290, 59-53-630, 59-53-740, 59-53-1784, AND 59-53-2430, ALL RELATING TO LEASE AGREEMENTS OF TECHNICAL COLLEGES, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE FAVORABLE REVIEW OF THE AGREEMENT BY THE JOINT BOND REVIEW COMMITTEE AND ITS APPROVAL BY THE STATE BOARD FOR TECHNICAL AND COMPREHENSIVE EDUCATION; TO AMEND SECTION 1-11-65, RELATING

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TO APPROVAL OF REAL PROPERTY TRANSACTIONS BY THE STATE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD AND ACCEPTANCE OF THE TRANSFER OF TANGIBLE PERSONAL PROPERTY BY A STATE ENTITY, SO AS TO EXEMPT CERTAIN REAL PROPERTY TRANSACTIONS MADE FOR OR BY THESE INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER LEARNING; BY ADDING SECTIONS 59-147-42 AND 59-147-43 AND TO AMEND SECTION 59-147-30, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE PROCEDURES FOR THE ISSUANCE OF REVENUE BONDS UNDER THE HIGHER EDUCATION REVENUE BOND ACT, ALL SO AS TO REVISE THESE PROCEDURES AND THE PURPOSES FOR WHICH THE BONDS MAY BE USED; BY ADDING ARTICLE 7 TO CHAPTER 101, TITLE 59 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR CERTAIN PROVISIONS APPLICABLE TO BOND ACTS FOR INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER LEARNING; TO AMEND SECTION 11-35-1210, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO CERTIFICATION OF THE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD TO ALLOW GOVERNMENTAL BODIES TO MAKE DIRECT PROCUREMENTS, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR APPROVAL OF PROCUREMENT AUTHORITY BY THE STATE BOARD FOR TECHNICAL AND COMPREHENSIVE EDUCATION; TO AMEND SECTION 11-35-1550, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO SMALL PURCHASES UNDER THE CONSOLIDATED PROCUREMENT CODE AND BID PROCEDURES ON PROCUREMENTS UP TO FIFTY THOUSAND DOLLARS, SO AS TO INCREASE THE AMOUNT OF AUTHORIZED SMALL PURCHASES BY PUBLIC INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER LEARNING AND TO AUTHORIZE THESE INSTITUTIONS TO USE PURCHASING CARDS FOR THESE PURCHASES IN THE AMOUNT AUTHORIZED; TO AMEND SECTION 11-35-3310, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO INDEFINITE DELIVERY CONTRACTS FOR CONSTRUCTION, ARCHITECTURAL-ENGINEERING AND LAND SURVEYING SERVICES, SO AS TO RAISE THE PERMITTED AMOUNTS OF THESE CONTRACTS; TO AMEND SECTION 11-35-4810, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO COOPERATIVE PURCHASES OF PUBLIC ENTITIES UNDER THE CONSOLIDATED PROCUREMENT CODE, SO AS TO ESTABLISH CERTAIN EXCEPTIONS FOR PUBLIC INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER LEARNING IN REGARD TO NOTICE AND ELIGIBLE

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VENDORS; TO AMEND SECTION 1-7-170, RELATING TO THE REQUIRED APPROVAL OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL BEFORE AN AGENCY OR DEPARTMENT OF THIS STATE MAY ENGAGE AN ATTORNEY AT LAW ON A FEE BASIS AND EXCEPTIONS TO THIS REQUIREMENT, SO AS TO ESTABLISH A SPECIAL APPROVAL PROCEDURE FOR PUBLIC INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER LEARNING; BY ADDING SECTION 59-101-55 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT STATE APPROPRIATED FUNDS MAY NOT BE USED TO PROVIDE OUT-OF-STATE SUBSIDIES TO STUDENTS ATTENDING STATE-SUPPORTED INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER LEARNING; TO AMEND SECTION 59-101-620, RELATING TO LIMITATIONS ON EDUCATIONAL FEE WAIVERS OFFERED BY PUBLIC INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER LEARNING, SO AS TO REVISE THESE LIMITATIONS FOR CERTAIN INSTITUTIONS AND TO PROVIDE FOR ANNUAL REPORTING REQUIREMENTS TO THE COMMISSION ON HIGHER EDUCATION IN REGARD TO THESE WAIVERS; BY ADDING SECTION 59-112-115 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT WHEN THE GOVERNING BOARD OF A FOUR-YEAR AND GRADUATE LEVEL PUBLIC INSTITUTION OF HIGHER LEARNING IN THIS STATE ADOPTS A CHANGE TO THE TUITION OR FEES IMPOSED ON STUDENTS, THE CHANGE ONLY MAY BE IMPLEMENTED BY THE INSTITUTION AFTER A PUBLICALLY RECORDED ROLL CALL VOTE, AND A MAJORITY VOTE SHALL BE REQUIRED TO IMPLEMENT ANY CHANGE TO THE TUITION OR FEES, AND TO PROVIDE REPORTING REQUIREMENTS; AND TO AMEND SECTION 1-11-55, RELATING TO LEASING OF REAL PROPERTY FOR GOVERNMENTAL BODIES, SO AS TO ALLOW PUBLIC INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER LEARNING TO ENTER INTO LEASE AGREEMENTS UP TO ONE HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS ANNUALLY UPON APPROVAL BY THE INSTITUTIONAL BOARDS.
(Educ. & Pub. Wks. Com.--January 25, 2011)
(Favorable--January 26, 2011)
(Debate adjourned until Wed., Feb. 02, 2011--February 01, 2011)

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H. 3441 (Word version)--Reps. Huggins, Bingham, Ott, McLeod and Ballentine: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 57-23-845 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION MAY MOW BEYOND THIRTY FEET FROM THE PAVEMENT ROADSIDE VEGETATION ADJACENT TO INTERSTATE 126 IN RICHLAND COUNTY AND INTERSTATE HIGHWAYS 20 AND 26 IN BOTH LEXINGTON AND RICHLAND COUNTIES.
(Educ. & Pub. Wks. Com.--January 25, 2011)
(Recalled--January 27, 2011)

WITHDRAWAL OF OBJECTIONS/REQUEST FOR DEBATE

UNANIMOUS CONSENT REQUESTS

SENATE AMENDMENTS ON

H. 3286 (Word version)--Rep. Bingham: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 41-35-320, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE PAYMENT OF EXTENDED UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS WHEN FEDERALLY FUNDED, SO AS TO CHANGE THE METHOD FOR CALCULATING CERTAIN FUNDING INDICATORS BY BASING THE CALCULATION ON ONE OR MORE THREE-MONTH PERIODS ENDING THE PRECEDING THREE CALENDAR YEARS.
(Pending Question: Shall the House concur in the Senate Amendments--January 27, 2011

CONCURRENT RESOLUTIONS

H. 3507 (Word version)--(Debate adjourned until Tue., Feb. 08, 2011--February 01, 2011)

S. 52 (Word version)--Senators McConnell, Knotts and Nicholson: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO FIX NOON ON WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 2, 2011, AS THE TIME TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE COURT OF APPEALS, SEAT 1, WHOSE TERM WILL EXPIRE JUNE 30, 2011; TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE COURT OF APPEALS, SEAT 2,

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WHOSE TERM WILL EXPIRE JUNE 30, 2011; TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR THE FIFTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, SEAT 1, TO FILL THE UNEXPIRED TERM THAT EXPIRES JUNE 30, 2013; TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR THE THIRTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, SEAT 2, TO FILL THE UNEXPIRED TERM THAT EXPIRES JUNE 30, 2012, AND THE SUBSEQUENT FULL TERM THAT EXPIRES JUNE 30, 2018; TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE CIRCUIT COURT AT-LARGE, SEAT 9, TO FILL THE UNEXPIRED TERM THAT EXPIRES JUNE 30, 2015; TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE FAMILY COURT FOR THE NINTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, SEAT 1, TO FILL THE SUBSEQUENT FULL TERM THAT EXPIRES JUNE 30, 2016.
(Invitations and Memorial Resolutions--January 27, 2011)
(Favorable--February 01, 2011)

MOTION PERIOD

SECOND READING STATEWIDE CONTESTED BILL

H. 3095 (Word version)--Reps. Clemmons, Erickson, Stavrinakis, McCoy, Bowen, Sandifer, Whitmire, Hixon, J. R. Smith, Allison, Long, Toole, Weeks, Atwater, Agnew and Hardwick: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 27-1-70 SO AS TO PROVIDE CERTAIN DEFINITIONS RELATED TO TRANSFER FEE COVENANTS, TO STATE CERTAIN FINDINGS RELATED TO TRANSFER FEE COVENANTS, TO PROVIDE A TRANSFER FEE COVENANT RECORDED AFTER THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS SECTION, OR ANY LIEN TO THE EXTENT THAT IT PURPORTS TO SECURE THE PAYMENT OF A TRANSFER FEE, IS NOT BINDING ON OR ENFORCEABLE AGAINST THE AFFECTED REAL PROPERTY OR ANY SUBSEQUENT OWNER, PURCHASER, OR MORTGAGEE OF ANY INTEREST IN THE PROPERTY, AND TO PROVIDE THE SECTION DOES NOT IMPLY THAT A TRANSFER FEE COVENANT RECORDED

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BEFORE THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS SECTION IS VALID OR ENFORCEABLE.
(Prefiled--Tuesday, December 07, 2010)
(Judiciary Com.--January 11, 2011)
(Fav. With Amdt.--January 26, 2011)
(Requests for debate by Reps. Anderson, Bikas, Brantley, Clemmons, Clyburn, Corbin, Crawford, Forrester, Frye, Hamilton, Hardwick, Hart, Hearn, Henderson, King, Loftis, McEachern, D.C. Moss, Ott, Parker, Pitts, Pope, Skelton, G.R. Smith, Spires, Toole, Williams, Willis and Young--February 01, 2011)
(Debate adjourned until Wed., Feb. 02, 2011--February 01, 2011)


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