HOUSE TO MEET AT 10:00 A. M.

NO. 47

CALENDAR

OF THE

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

OF THE

STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA

REGULAR SESSION BEGINNING TUESDAY, JANUARY 11, 2011

THURSDAY, APRIL 14, 2011

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RIDGELAND HIGH SCHOOL

VARSITY GIRLS BASKETBALL TEAM

2011 STATE CLASS A CHAMPIONS

NyJae Boozer Taleatha Dopson
Brittany Ford April Jenkins
Khadeidra Laurel Samantha Mervin
Tiara Nelson Brittany Richardson
Tonisha Roberts Monica Scott
Matesha Stevenson Shantavia Swinton
Alshaya Thompson Briana Walker

HEAD COACH

Frederick Toomer

ASSISTANT COACH

Trent Duncan

ATHLETIC DIRECTOR

James Gardner

PRINCIPAL

Cassandra N. Jennings

SUPERINTENDENT

Dr. Vashti K. Washington

SCHOOL COLORS

Black and Red

TEAM MASCOT

Lady Jaguars

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SILVER BLUFF HIGH SCHOOL

NAVY JUNIOR RESERVE OFFICERS TRAINING CORPS

2011 AREA SIX STATE DRILL TEAM CHAMPIONS

Dakota Abrams John Butler Kate Douglas
Sam Douglas Samatha English Jessica Florido
Quintin Furner Jenny Gheen Keith Gordon
Morgan Goyne Carol Hales David Hales
Ben Hepner Skylar Hursey Christopher Jacobsen
Jennifer Jones Courtney Key Sarah Kovacs
Shaquilea Mclean Brianna McCain Cody Merrick
Jeremiah Phiniezy Joshua Phiniezy Logan Patterson
Cassidy Pedro Alfred Riedel Brennen Spragg
Cassandra Smith Cody Smith Jasamine Smith
Logan Smith Courtney Temple Sidney Walls
Harley Whittle

SENIOR NAVAL SCIENCE INSTRUCTOR

LCDR Ronald Freeman, USN (Ret)

NAVAL SCIENCE INSTRUCTOR

PNC(AW) Charles Neighbors, USN (Ret)

PRINCIPAL

Fran Altringer

SCHOOL COLORS

Royal Blue and Silver

TEAM MASCOT

Bulldogs

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INVITATIONS

Thursday, April 14, 2011, 8:00-10:00 a.m.

Members of the House, breakfast, Room 112, Blatt Bldg., by the Palmetto AgriBusiness Council.

(Accepted--March 30, 2011)

Tuesday, April 26, 2011, 6:00-8:00 p.m.

Members of the House, reception, Columbia Art Museum, by the Florence County Economic Development Partnership.

(Accepted--March 30, 2011)

Wednesday, April 27, 2011, 8:00-10:00 a.m.

Members of the House and staff, breakfast, by the Foundation for the South Carolina Commission for the Blind.

(Accepted--March 30, 2011)

Wednesday, April 27, 2011, 11:30-2:00 p.m.

Members of the House and staff, Lowcountry Shrimp Boil, State House grounds by the Jasper County Chamber of Commerce.

(Accepted--March 30, 2011)

Wednesday, April 27, 2011, 5:00-9:00 p.m.

Members of the House and staff, BBQ reception, 1114 College St., by the South Carolina Beer Wholesalers Association.

(Accepted--March 30, 2011)

Thursday, April 28, 2011, 8:00-10:00 a.m.

Members of the House, breakfast, Room 112, Blatt Bldg., by the South Carolina State Chapters of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority

(Accepted--March 30, 2011)

PUBLIC HEARING

Thursday, April 14, 2011 5:00 p.m.--SUMMERVILLE

House & Congressional Redistricting, H.3991 & H.3992

Dorchester County Council Chambers

500 North Main Street

Summerville, S.C.

Judiciary Committee--Rep. James Harrison, Chairman

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HOUSE ASSEMBLIES

Thursday, April 14, 2011

To recognize the Silver Bluff High School Naval Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps Drill Team, instructors and other school officials.

(Under H.3737--Adopted----February 24, 2011)

Thursday, April 14, 2011

To recognize the Ridgeland High School Girls Varsity Basketball Team, coaches and other school officials.

(Under H.3983--Adopted--March 31, 2011)

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

To recognize the Wade Hampton High School Boys Varsity Basketball Team, coaches and other school officials.

(Under H.3937--Adopted--March 16, 2011)

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

To recognize the Mauldin High School Girls Tennis Team, coaches and other school officials.

(Under H.3940--Adopted--March 16, 2011)

Thursday, April 28, 2011

To recognize the Bell Street Middle School Science Olympiad Team, coaches and other school officials.

(Under H.3000--Adopted--March 31, 2011)

Thursday, April 28, 2011

To recognize the Clinton High School Science Olympiad Team, coaches and other school officials.

(Under 3998--Adopted--March 31, 2011)

THIRD READING LOCAL UNCONTESTED BILL

H. 4050 (Word version)--Reps. Merrill and Crosby: A BILL TO PROVIDE FOR THE MANNER IN WHICH CERTAIN REVENUES DERIVED FROM FEE IN LIEU OF TAX PAYMENTS FOR PROPERTY WITHIN THE BERKELEY COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT AND WITHIN THE BOUNDARIES OF A MULTICOUNTY INDUSTRIAL OR BUSINESS PARK MUST BE

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DISTRIBUTED FOR SCHOOL OPERATIONAL AND DEBT PURPOSES.
(Berkeley Delegation Com.--April 07, 2011)
(Recalled--April 12, 2011)
(Read second time--April 13, 2011)

THIRD READING STATEWIDE UNCONTESTED BILLS

H. 3543 (Word version)--Reps. Hart and Weeks: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 17-15-175 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A JUDGE MAY NOT ISSUE A BENCH WARRANT FOR FAILURE TO APPEAR UNLESS THE SOLICITOR FILES AN AFFIDAVIT WITH THE COURT TO CONFIRM THAT WRITTEN NOTICE OF HIS INTENT TO SEEK A BENCH WARRANT FOR FAILURE TO APPEAR HAS BEEN GIVEN TO THE DEFENDANT, HIS ATTORNEY, AND THE BOND SURETY COMPANY AND TO REQUIRE THE COURT TO HOLD A RULE TO SHOW CAUSE HEARING BEFORE ISSUING THE BENCH WARRANT.
(Judiciary Com.--February 02, 2011)
(Fav. With Amdt.--April 06, 2011)
(Amended and read second time--April 13, 2011)

H. 3607 (Word version)--Reps. Harrison, Weeks and McLeod: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 22-5-190, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO ENDORSEMENT AND EXECUTION OF WARRANTS ISSUED IN OTHER COUNTIES OR BY MUNICIPAL AUTHORITIES, SO AS TO PROVIDE A WARRANT IS NOT REQUIRED TO BE ENDORSED BY A MAGISTRATE IN THE COUNTY WHERE A PERSON CHARGED WITH A CRIME RESIDES OR WHERE HE IS LOCATED, TO PROVIDE PROCEDURES FOR SERVING A WARRANT, AND TO MAKE CONFORMING CHANGES.
(Judiciary Com.--February 08, 2011)
(Fav. With Amdt.--April 06, 2011)
(Amended and read second time--April 13, 2011)

H. 3606 (Word version)--Reps. Harrison, Weeks and McLeod: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 22-5-110, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATED TO MAGISTRATES'

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POWERS AND DUTIES REGARDING THE ISSUANCE OF ARREST WARRANTS AND COURTESY SUMMONS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT AN ARREST WARRANT MAY NOT BE ISSUED FOR THE ARREST OF A PERSON UNLESS SOUGHT BY A MEMBER OF A LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY ACTING IN THEIR OFFICIAL CAPACITY, TO PROVIDE THAT IF AN ARREST WARRANT IS SOUGHT BY SOMEONE OTHER THAN A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER, THE COURT MUST ISSUE A COURTESY SUMMONS, AND TO PROVIDE FOR EXCEPTIONS UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.
(Judiciary Com.--February 08, 2011)
(Fav. With Amdt.--April 06, 2011)
(Amended and read second time--April 13, 2011)

S. 692 (Word version)--Senators Jackson, Courson, Scott and Lourie: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 7-27-405, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE RICHLAND COUNTY ELECTION COMMISSION AND THE RICHLAND COUNTY BOARD OF REGISTRATION, SO AS TO COMBINE THE RICHLAND COUNTY ELECTION COMMISSION AND THE RICHLAND COUNTY BOARD OF REGISTRATION INTO A SINGLE ENTITY.
(Without reference--April 06, 2011)
(Read second time--April 13, 2011)

H. 4033 (Word version)--Reps. Patrick and Loftis: A BILL TO AMEND SECTIONS 5-37-40, 5-37-50, AND 5-37-100, ALL AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, ALL RELATING TO THE MUNICIPAL IMPROVEMENT ACT, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE WIDENING AND DREDGING OF CERTAIN WATERWAYS MAY BE INCLUDED WITHIN A MUNICIPAL IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT WHEN THE OWNER GIVES THE GOVERNING BODY WRITTEN PERMISSION TO INCLUDE THE PROPERTY AT THE TIME THE IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT IS CREATED.
(Without reference--April 06, 2011)
(Read second time--April 13, 2011)

H. 3747 (Word version)--Rep. Cooper: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-36-2120, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO SALES TAX EXEMPTIONS, SO AS TO

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EXEMPT BIOLOGICS ADMINISTERED BY A PHYSICIAN IN A PHYSICIAN'S OFFICE.
(Ways and Means Com.--February 24, 2011)
(Fav. With Amdt.--April 06, 2011)
(Amended and read second time--April 13, 2011)

H. 3709 (Word version)--Reps. Cooper and McLeod: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 1-30-80, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF PARKS, RECREATION AND TOURISM, SO AS TO TRANSFER THE SOUTH CAROLINA MUSEUM COMMISSION, THE SOUTH CAROLINA STATE MUSEUM, AND THE SOUTH CAROLINA ARTS COMMISSION AND THEIR POWERS AND DUTIES TO THE DEPARTMENT OF PARKS, RECREATION AND TOURISM; TO AMEND ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 13, TITLE 60, RELATING TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA MUSEUM COMMISSION, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE COMMISSION IS UNDER THE ADMINISTRATION AND SUPERVISION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF PARKS, RECREATION AND TOURISM AND THAT THE SOUTH CAROLINA STATE MUSEUM IS A STATE PARK IN THE STATE PARK SYSTEM; TO AMEND CHAPTER 15, TITLE 60, RELATING TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA ARTS COMMISSION, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE COMMISSION IS UNDER THE ADMINISTRATION AND SUPERVISION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF PARKS, RECREATION AND TOURISM; AND TO PROVIDE TRANSITION PROVISIONS.
(Ways and Means Com.--February 17, 2011)
(Fav. With Amdt.--April 06, 2011)
(Amended and read second time--April 13, 2011)

H. 3779 (Word version)--Reps. Brady, Loftis, Bingham, Harrell and Hodges: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING CHAPTER 44 TO TITLE 11 SO AS TO ENACT THE "BILL WYLIE ENTREPRENEURSHIP ACT OF 2011" BY PROVIDING FOR STATE NONREFUNDABLE INCOME TAX CREDITS ALLOCATED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE FOR QUALIFIED INVESTMENTS IN BUSINESSES MEETING CERTAIN CRITERIA AND PRIMARILY ENGAGED IN MANUFACTURING, PROCESSING, WAREHOUSING,

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WHOLESALING, SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT, INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY SERVICES, RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT OR OTHER NONPROHIBITED SERVICES, TO ESTABLISH THE CRITERIA AND PROCEDURES FOR THE CREDIT, AND TO MAKE THE CREDIT TRANSFERABLE.
(Ways and Means Com.--March 02, 2011)
(Favorable--April 06, 2011)
(Read second time--April 13, 2011)

H. 3063 (Word version)--Rep. Merrill: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 12-43-219 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IF THE BOUNDARIES OF A MUNICIPALITY EXTEND INTO MORE THAN ONE COUNTY AND THOSE COUNTIES IMPLEMENT COUNTYWIDE APPRAISAL AND EQUALIZATION PROGRAMS ON DIFFERENT SCHEDULES, THEN THE GOVERNING BODY OF THE MUNICIPALITY SHALL SET AN EQUIVALENT MILLAGE TO BE USED THEREAFTER TO COMPUTE MUNICIPAL AD VALOREM PROPERTY TAXES, TO PROVIDE FOR THE MANNER IN WHICH THE EQUIVALENT MILLAGE SHALL BE DETERMINED, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE ABOVE PROVISIONS ARE RETROACTIVE TO THE 2009 PROPERTY TAX YEAR.
(Prefiled--Tuesday, December 07, 2010)
(Ways and Means Com.--January 11, 2011)
(Favorable--April 06, 2011)
(Read second time--April 13, 2011)

H. 3233 (Word version)--Rep. Mitchell: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 31-7-30, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO REDEVELOPMENT PROJECT COSTS, SO AS TO PROVIDE PROPERTY ASSEMBLY COSTS ALSO INCLUDE THE COST OF ENVIRONMENTAL REMEDIATION.
(Prefiled--Tuesday, December 14, 2010)
(Ways and Means Com.--January 11, 2011)
(Favorable--April 06, 2011)
(Read second time--April 13, 2011)

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SECOND READING STATEWIDE UNCONTESTED BILLS

H. 3663 (Word version)--(Debate adjourned until Tue., Apr. 26, 2011--April 13, 2011)

H. 3456 (Word version)--Reps. White, G. M. Smith, Pitts, Battle and McLeod: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 11-11-240 SO AS TO CREATE THE OTHER FUNDS OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE TO REVIEW AND EXAMINE THE SOURCE OF OTHER FUNDS IN THIS STATE AND TO MAKE RECOMMENDATIONS TO THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY, TO PROVIDE FOR ITS MEMBERSHIP, TO PROVIDE THAT ALL AGENCIES MUST COOPERATE WITH THE COMMITTEE, AND TO REQUIRE THE STATE BUDGET OFFICE TO NOTIFY THE COMMITTEE OF ANY REQUEST FOR AN INCREASE IN INTERIM BUDGET AUTHORIZATION.
(Ways and Means Com.--January 26, 2011)
(Favorable--April 06, 2011)
(Debate adjourned until Thu., Apr. 14, 2011--April 13, 2011)

H. 3194 (Word version)--Reps. Pope, Tallon, Hixon, D. C. Moss, G. R. Smith, Simrill, Viers and Atwater: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-1140, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DEDUCTIONS ALLOWED FROM SOUTH CAROLINA TAXABLE INCOME OF AN INDIVIDUAL FOR PURPOSES OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA INCOME TAX ACT, SO AS TO ALLOW A MAXIMUM THREE THOUSAND DOLLAR A YEAR DEDUCTION FOR VOLUNTEER STATE CONSTABLES DESIGNATED BY THE STATE LAW ENFORCEMENT DIVISION AS STATE CONSTABLES AND TO PROVIDE THE ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR THIS DEDUCTION.
(Prefiled--Tuesday, December 14, 2010)
(Ways and Means Com.--January 11, 2011)
(Fav. With Amdt.--April 06, 2011)
(Debate adjourned until Thu., Apr. 14, 2011--April 13, 2011)

H. 3083 (Word version)--Reps. Pitts, Daning, Toole, G. M. Smith, Clyburn, Bingham, J. R. Smith, Huggins, Young, Taylor, Long, H. B. Brown, Ryan, Whipper and R. L. Brown: A BILL TO ENACT THE "THE SOUTH CAROLINA CONSERVATION BANK

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REAUTHORIZATION ACT" BY AMENDING ACT 200 OF 2002, WHICH ENACTED THE "SOUTH CAROLINA CONSERVATION BANK ACT" AND PROVIDED FOR ITS FUNDING, SO AS TO DELETE THE SUNSETTING OF THAT ACT OTHERWISE EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2013, AND TO MAKE VARIOUS SECTIONS OF THAT ACT PERMANENT LAW BY DESIGNATING SECTIONS 3, 5, 6, 8, 10, AND 11 OF ACT 200 OF 2002, RELATING RESPECTIVELY TO THE PORTION OF THE DEED RECORDING FEE DEDICATED TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA CONSERVATION BANK TRUST FUND, THE SUSPENSION OF DEED RECORDING FEE REVENUE IN CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES, CONSERVATION EASEMENTS, BIENNIAL REPORTS TO THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY, USE OF CONSERVATION BANK FUNDS FOR BEACH CONSERVATION, AND USE OF CONSERVATION BANK FUNDS TO ACQUIRE LAND FOR STATE PARKS AS SECTIONS 12-24-96, 48-59-65, 27-8-37, 48-59-150, 48-59-160, AND 48-59-170, ALL OF THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976.
(Prefiled--Tuesday, December 07, 2010)
(Ways and Means Com.--January 11, 2011)
(Favorable--April 06, 2011)
(Debate adjourned until Thu., Apr. 14, 2011--April 13, 2011)

H. 3657 (Word version)--Reps. Cooper and Ott: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 12-45-17 SO AS TO PROVIDE MINIMUM CONTINUING EDUCATION COURSE REQUIREMENTS FOR COUNTY TAX COLLECTORS AND PROVIDE EXCEPTIONS; BY ADDING SECTION 12-59-85 SO AS TO ALLOW A COUNTY FORFEITED LAND COMMISSION TO REFUSE TO ACCEPT TITLE TO PROPERTY WHEN REFUSAL IS IN THE PUBLIC INTEREST; AND TO AMEND SECTIONS 12-51-50, AS AMENDED, AND 12-51-70, RELATING TO DELINQUENT TAX SALES, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE SALES DATE AND TO INCREASE FROM THREE HUNDRED TO ONE THOUSAND DOLLARS

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THE DAMAGES FOR WHICH A DEFAULTING BIDDER IS LIABLE.
(Ways and Means Com.--February 10, 2011)
(Fav. With Amdt.--April 06, 2011)
(Debate adjourned until Thu., Apr. 14, 2011--April 13, 2011)

H. 3506 (Word version)--Reps. Loftis, Allison, J. R. Smith, White, Bowen, Ott, Cobb-Hunter, Pitts and Henderson: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-3360, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE JOB TAX CREDIT, SO AS TO REVISE THE DEFINITION OF A "TECHNOLOGY INTENSIVE FACILITY"; TO AMEND SECTION 12-20-105, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE TAX CREDIT FOR INFRASTRUCTURE IMPROVEMENTS FOR WATER, WASTEWATER, HYDROGEN FUEL, SEWER, GAS, STEAM, ELECTRIC ENERGY, AND COMMUNICATION SERVICES, SO AS TO INCLUDE CERTAIN SITE PREPARATION COSTS WITHIN THE DEFINITION OF INFRASTRUCTURE IMPROVEMENTS WHICH GIVE RISE TO THE CREDIT; AND TO AMEND SECTION 12-44-30, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO FEES IN LIEU OF TAXES, SO AS TO REVISE THE DEFINITION OF "TERMINATION DATE".
(Ways and Means Com.--January 27, 2011)
(Fav. With Amdt.--April 06, 2011)
(Debate adjourned until Thu., Apr. 14, 2011--April 13, 2011)

H. 3650 (Word version)--Reps. Cooper and Ott: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-37-2725, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO CANCELLATION OF A LICENSE PLATE AND REGISTRATION CERTIFICATE WHEN A VEHICLE OWNER MOVES OUT OF STATE AND THE PRORATED PROPERTY TAX REFUND DUE ON THAT CANCELLATION, SO AS TO ALLOW THE APPROPRIATE RECEIPT ISSUED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES TO SUBSTITUTE FOR THE ACTUAL LICENSE PLATE AND CERTIFICATE; TO AMEND SECTION 12-39-220, RELATING TO THE DISCOVERY OF UNTAXED PROPERTY FOR PURPOSES OF PROPERTY TAXES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THE DUTIES OF THE ASSESSOR WITH RESPECT TO THIS PROPERTY; AND TO AMEND SECTION 12-54-85, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE

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TIME LIMITS APPLICABLE FOR ASSESSING DELINQUENT TAXES, SO AS TO MAKE A CONFORMING AMENDMENT.
(Ways and Means Com.--February 10, 2011)
(Fav. With Amdt.--April 06, 2011)
(Debate adjourned until Thu., Apr. 14, 2011--April 13, 2011)

H. 3762 (Word version)--(Debate adjourned until Tue., Apr. 26, 2011--April 13, 2011)

H. 3956 (Word version)--(Debate adjourned until Tue., Apr. 26, 2011--April 13, 2011)

H. 3111 (Word version)--Reps. Young, Sandifer, Hayes and D. C. Moss: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 38-73-525, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE REQUIREMENT THAT AN INSURER WRITING A WORKERS' COMPENSATION POLICY SHALL FILE CERTAIN INFORMATION ON WHICH IT RELIES TO SUPPORT ITS RATE REQUEST, SO AS TO REQUIRE THE INSURER TO ADOPT THE MOST RECENT LOSS COST WITHIN ONE HUNDRED TWENTY DAYS OF APPROVAL OF THE LOSS COSTS; AND TO AMEND SECTION 38-73-1210, RELATING TO THE REQUIREMENT THAT ITS OBLIGATION TO MAKE CERTAIN FILINGS MAY BE SATISFIED BY MAKING FILINGS AS A MEMBER OF, OR SUBSCRIBER TO, A LICENSED RATING ORGANIZATION THAT MAKES FILINGS, SO AS TO REQUIRE THESE FILINGS BE RULE AND FORM FILINGS AND NOT LOSS COST ADOPTION FILINGS, AND REQUIRE THE INSURER TO FILE FOR CERTAIN APPROVAL IF THE RATING ORGANIZATION TO WHICH IT SUBSCRIBES HAS A RATE INCREASE WITHIN TWELVE MONTHS AFTER THE INSURER BECOMES A MEMBER.
(Prefiled--Tuesday, December 07, 2010)
(Labor, Com. & Ind. Com.--January 11, 2011)
(Fav. With Amdt.--April 13, 2011)

H. 3865 (Word version)--Reps. Hardwick, Quinn, Barfield, Hearn, Tallon, Ballentine, D. C. Moss, Mitchell, J. H. Neal, Hodges, G. M. Smith, Pinson, Herbkersman, Hiott, R. L. Brown, Whipper, Forrester, Toole, Hayes, Butler Garrick, Chumley, J. E. Smith, Atwater, Huggins, Clemmons, Pitts, Edge, Dillard, Ryan, Vick, J. R. Smith, Knight, Long, Crosby, Hixon, Murphy, Stringer, Owens, Bikas, Viers and Ott: A BILL TO

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AMEND ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 1, TITLE 50, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO GENERAL FISH AND GAME PROVISIONS, BY ADDING SECTION 50-1-160 SO AS TO PERMIT THE DEPARTMENT TO RELEASE A SEIZED VEHICLE, BOAT, MOTOR, OR FISHING DEVICE UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS; TO AMEND ARTICLE 3, CHAPTER 13, TITLE 50, RELATING TO USE OF SEINES, TRAPS, AND LIKE DEVICES, SO AS TO REVISE AND FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THE MANNER IN WHICH AND CONDITIONS UNDER WHICH THESE DEVICES MAY BE USED AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS; BY ADDING ARTICLE 5 TO CHAPTER 13, TITLE 50 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR CERTAIN UNLAWFUL FRESHWATER ACTIONS AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS; TO AMEND ARTICLE 6, CHAPTER 13, TITLE 50, RELATING TO THE PROTECTION OF NONGAME FISH, SO AS TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THE USE OF NONGAME FISHING DEVICES AND THE TAKING OF NONGAME FISH IN THE FRESHWATERS OF THIS STATE, AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR CERTAIN VIOLATIONS AND FOR SPECIFIED EXCEPTIONS TO THESE PROVISIONS; TO AMEND ARTICLE 11, CHAPTER 13, TITLE 50, RELATING TO THE SALE AND TRAFFIC IN FISH, SO AS TO REVISE CERTAIN PROVISIONS IN THE ARTICLE PERTAINING TO PROHIBITED PRACTICES IN REGARD TO THE SALE OR TRAFFICKING IN FISH AND ADD OTHER PROVISIONS WITH PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS; TO AMEND ARTICLE 13, CHAPTER 13, TITLE 50, RELATING TO FISH HATCHERIES AND SANCTUARIES AND PROPAGATION, SO AS TO REVISE AND FURTHER PROVIDE FOR ACTIONS THE DEPARTMENT MAY TAKE IN REGARD TO FISH HATCHERIES, SANCTUARIES, AND THE PROPAGATION OF FISH AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR CERTAIN VIOLATIONS; TO AMEND ARTICLE 13, CHAPTER 19, TITLE 50, RELATING TO THE HORRY COUNTY FISH AND GAME COMMISSION, SO AS TO DELETE THE PROVISIONS OF THE ARTICLE AND INSTEAD PROVIDE FOR THE PERMITTED USE OF NONGAME DEVICES ON THE LITTLE PEE DEE RIVER FOR A PERIOD OF THREE YEARS; AND TO REPEAL SECTIONS 50-13-1450 RELATING TO PRIMA FACIE

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EVIDENCE OF USING EXPLOSIVES TO TAKE FISH; 50-13-385 RELATING TO MINIMUM SIZE FOR LARGE MOUTH BASS IN LAKE WYLIE; 50-13-390 RELATING TO DAILY LIMIT ON ARKANSAS BLUE CATFISH; AND 50-13-400 RELATING TO LAKE MURRAY CRAPPIE CREEL AND SIZE LIMITS.
(Agri., Natl. Res. and Environ. Affrs. Com.--March 08, 2011)
(Favorable--April 13, 2011)

H. 3772 (Word version)--Reps. Hardwick, Vick and Hixon: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 26, TITLE 46, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE REGULATION OF AGRICULTURAL LIMING MATERIALS, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR REGULATION OF LANDPLASTER, TO REVISE CERTAIN REPORTING REQUIREMENTS, AND TO REVISE THE PROVISIONS RELATING TO THE PAYMENT OF ASSESSMENTS LEVIED BY THE STATE CROP PEST COMMISSION.
(Agri., Natl. Res. and Environ. Affrs. Com.--March 02, 2011)
(Favorable--April 13, 2011)

H. 3744 (Word version)--Reps. Erickson and Sandifer: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 40-65-40, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO EXEMPTIONS FROM PROVISIONS CONCERNING SOIL CLASSIFIERS, SO AS TO REVISE THE EXEMPTIONS.
(Agri., Natl. Res. and Environ. Affrs. Com.--February 24, 2011)
(Favorable--April 13, 2011)

H. 3730 (Word version)--Reps. Munnerlyn, Sabb, Vick, Hayes, Tribble and McLeod: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 50-9-450 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A COMMERCIAL FUR LICENSE, IN ADDITION TO A STATE HUNTING LICENSE IS REQUIRED OF ALL PERSONS WHO SELL OR TAKE FUR BEARING ANIMALS BY ANY MEANS, EXCEPT A PROCESSOR, MANUFACTURER, OR RETAILER, AND TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON UNDER THE AGE OF SIXTEEN MAY PURCHASE A COMMERCIAL FUR LICENSE WITHOUT HAVING TO PURCHASE A STATE HUNTING LICENSE AFTER COMPLETING THE TRAPPERS EDUCATION COURSE; TO AMEND SECTION

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50-11-40, RELATING TO THE UNLAWFUL USE OF RECORDED SOUNDS OR AMPLIFIED IMITATIONS OF CALLS OR SOUNDS BY A PERSON TO HUNT, CATCH, TAKE, OR KILL A GAME BIRD OR GAME ANIMAL OR ATTEMPT TO HUNT, CATCH, TAKE, OR KILL A GAME BIRD OR GAME ANIMAL BY USE OF THESE MEANS, SO AS TO DELETE THE PROVISION THAT MAKES IT UNLAWFUL TO CATCH OR KILL A GAME BIRD OR GAME ANIMAL OR ATTEMPT TO CATCH OR KILL A GAME BIRD OR GAME ANIMAL BY USE OF THESE MEANS AND TO PROVIDE THAT THIS SECTION DOES NOT APPLY TO THE HUNTING AND TAKING OF COYOTES; TO AMEND SECTION 50-11-1080, RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES DECLARING OPEN SEASON ON COYOTES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THERE IS NO CLOSED SEASON FOR HUNTING OR TAKING COYOTES WITH WEAPONS; TO AMEND SECTION 50-11-2400, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS OF CERTAIN TERMS THAT PERTAIN TO THE TRAPPING OF FUR BEARING ANIMALS, SO AS TO REVISE THE DEFINITION OF THE TERMS "FURBEARING ANIMAL" AND "COMMERCIAL PURPOSES", AND TO PROVIDE DEFINITIONS FOR THE TERMS "OWNER" AND "AGENT"; TO AMEND SECTION 50-11-2430, RELATING TO REQUIRING A FUR TRAPPER TO CARRY PROOF THAT HE IS THE OWNER OF THE PROPERTY ON WHICH HE SETS HIS TRAPS, OR HAS PERMISSION FROM THE OWNER OF THE PROPERTY UPON WHICH HIS TRAPS ARE SET, SO AS TO MAKE TECHNICAL CHANGES; TO AMEND SECTION 50-11-2440, RELATING TO REQUIRING A TRAPPER TO VISIT HIS TRAPS DAILY, SO AS TO MODIFY THE FREQUENCY THAT A TRAPPER MUST VISIT HIS TRAPS; TO AMEND SECTION 50-11-2445, RELATING TO THE REMOVAL OF TRAPPED WILDLIFE BY THE OWNERS OF TRAPS, SO AS TO ALLOW A TRAP OWNER'S DESIGNEE TO REMOVE WILDLIFE FROM HIS TRAPS, AND TO PROVIDE THAT A DESIGNEE MUST POSSESS WRITTEN PERMISSION FROM THE TRAP'S OWNER TO ACT ON HIS BEHALF AND MUST MEET ALL COMMERCIAL FUR LICENSING REQUIREMENTS OR BE LISTED ON A VALID DEPREDATION PERMIT; TO AMEND SECTION 50-11-2460, RELATING TO CERTAIN

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TRAPS THAT ARE ALLOWED FOR TRAPPING, SO AS TO MAKE TECHNICAL CHANGES, TO DELETE THE PROVISION THAT RESTRICTS THE TYPES OF TRAPS THAT ARE ALLOWED TO THOSE THAT ARE IN ACCORDANCE WITH APPROVED COMMERCIAL FUR LICENSES, TO ALLOW FOR THE USE OF LIVE TRAPS TO CAPTURE CERTAIN FERAL ANIMALS, TO REVISE THE SIZE OF FOOT-HOLD TRAPS THAT ARE ALLOWABLE, TO PROVIDE THAT SMALL SNAP, BOX, AND OTHER TRAPS ARE ALLOWED FOR TRAPPING; TO AMEND SECTION 50-11-2475, RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF A FUR PROCESSOR'S LICENSE, SO AS TO REVISE THE COST OF THE LICENSE, TO REQUIRE A TAXIDERMIST TO KEEP A DAILY REGISTER OF THE NAME AND ADDRESS OF EACH PERSON FROM WHOM A FURBEARING ANIMAL IS RECEIVED ALONG WITH OTHER INFORMATION ABOUT THE ANIMAL, AND TO MAKE TECHNICAL CHANGES; AND TO REPEAL SECTIONS 50-11-1060, 50-11-1070, AND 50-11-2420 RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF A COMMERCIAL FUR LICENSE, THE ISSUANCE OF A PERMIT TO POISON PREDATORY ANIMALS, AND THE KILLING OF BOBCATS.
(Agri., Natl. Res. and Environ. Affrs. Com.--February 23, 2011)
(Fav. With Amdt.--April 13, 2011)

H. 3470 (Word version)--Reps. Pitts, Knight, Loftis and Toole: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 44-53-50, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE PROHIBITION AGAINST USING, SELLING, OR MANUFACTURING CLEANING AGENTS CONTAINING PHOSPHATES, SO AS TO INCLUDE HOUSEHOLD DISHWASHING DETERGENTS IN THIS PROHIBITION; TO FURTHER SPECIFY CRITERIA FOR AND TYPES OF CLEANING AGENTS EXEMPT FROM THIS PROHIBITION; TO PROVIDE A CRIMINAL OFFENSE FOR SECOND AND SUBSEQUENT VIOLATIONS; TO AUTHORIZE THE SALE OF PROHIBITED CLEANING AGENTS THAT ARE IN A RETAILER'S INVENTORY ON JULY 1, 2011; AND TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL TO REPORT ON THE AVAILABILITY, EFFECTIVENESS, AND COST OF

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NONPHOSPHATE COMMERCIAL DISHWASHING DETERGENT.
(Agri., Natl. Res. and Environ. Affrs. Com.--January 27, 2011)
(Fav. With Amdt.--April 13, 2011)

H. 3687 (Word version)--Reps. J. E. Smith, Bingham and Huggins: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 50-5-2310, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE UNLAWFUL EXHIBIT OF A MARINE MAMMAL IN THIS STATE AND PROVIDING PENALTIES FOR VIOLATION, SO AS TO PROHIBIT THE DISPLAY OF A WILD CAUGHT OR CAPTIVE BRED DOLPHIN OR WHALE AND TO REQUIRE THE MARINE MAMMAL STRANDING NETWORK TO ATTEMPT TO REHABILITATE AND TO RELEASE ANY BEACH-STRANDED WHALE OR DOLPHIN AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES.
(Agri., Natl. Res. and Environ. Affrs. Com.--February 15, 2011)
(Fav. With Amdt.--April 13, 2011)

H. 3617 (Word version)--Reps. Pitts, R. L. Brown, Allen, Bales, Brady, Knight, Ballentine, McLeod, Willis, Toole and Sellers: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 48-1-95 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A SEWAGE SYSTEM, OR ITS TREATMENT WORKS, THAT HAS HAD THREE OR MORE SEWAGE SPILLS IN A TWELVE-MONTH PERIOD MUST COMPLETE A COMPREHENSIVE REVIEW OF THEIR OPERATIONS; TO PROVIDE FOR THE COMPREHENSIVE REVIEW; TO PROVIDE FOR THE DEVELOPMENT AND IMPLEMENTATION OF AN ACTION PLAN TO ADDRESS ISSUES RAISED IN THE COMPREHENSIVE REVIEW; TO PROVIDE SPENDING PRIORITIES FOR WASTEWATER UTILITIES THAT LACK FUNDS FOR IMPLEMENTING AN ACTION PLAN; TO PROVIDE THAT WASTEWATER UTILITIES THAT DEVELOP AN ACTION PLAN HAVE PRIORITY FOR STATE FUNDS OR STATE-DIRECTED FEDERAL FUNDS; AND TO PROVIDE THAT REPETITIVE SPILLS MUST BE FORWARDED TO AND RECORDED BY THE SOUTH CAROLINA ENVIRONMENTAL CERTIFICATION BOARD.
(Agri., Natl. Res. and Environ. Affrs. Com.--February 08, 2011)
(Fav. With Amdt.--April 13, 2011)

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H. 3864 (Word version)--Reps. Hardwick, Quinn, Barfield, Hearn, Tallon, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, G. M. Smith, Pinson, Ballentine, D. C. Moss, Mitchell, J. H. Neal, R. L. Brown, Whipper, Toole, Forrester, Butler Garrick, Hayes, Chumley, J. E. Smith, Atwater, Owens, Bikas, Crosby, Hixon, Murphy, Stringer, Clemmons, Pitts, Edge, Viers, Dillard, Ryan, Vick, J. R. Smith, Knight, Long, Huggins and Ott: A BILL TO AMEND ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 13, TITLE 50, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO RESTRICTIONS ON FISHING GENERALLY, SO AS TO REVISE THE PROVISIONS OF THE ARTICLE TO GOVERN CERTAIN FISHING ACTIVITIES IN THE FRESHWATERS OF THIS STATE AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR SPECIFIC VIOLATIONS; BY ADDING ARTICLE 2 TO CHAPTER 13, TITLE 50 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR CERTAIN REGULATION OF AND THE PROTECTION FOR FRESHWATER GAME FISH; TO AMEND ARTICLE 13, CHAPTER 13, TITLE 50, RELATING TO FISH HATCHERIES AND SANCTUARIES, BY ADDING SECTION 50-13-1995 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES MAY PERMIT THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT TO CONDUCT FISH AND SCIENTIFIC INVESTIGATIONS IN THE WATERS OF THIS STATE IN CONNECTION WITH HATCHERY OPERATIONS OR MANAGEMENT OF THOSE SPECIES UNDER FEDERAL JURISDICTION; AND TO REPEAL SECTIONS 50-13-610 RELATING TO LAWFUL TAKING OF FISH IN GAME ZONE NO. 1; 50-13-620 RELATING TO PENALTIES APPLICABLE TO FISHING VIOLATIONS IN GAME ZONE NO. 1; 50-13-680 RELATING TO PERMITS REQUIRED FOR TAKING FISH IN CERTAIN PONDS IN MARLBORO COUNTY; 50-13-690 RELATING TO THE USE OF NETS OR OTHER DEVICES TO TAKE NONGAME FISH FROM PRIVATE PONDS IN CHESTERFIELD COUNTY; 50-13-730 RELATING TO THE USE OF NETS TO TAKE NONGAME FISH IN THE FRESHWATERS OF THIS STATE; AND 50-13-2010 RELATING TO THE SHELLEY LAKE FISH SANCTUARY IN MARION COUNTY.
(Agri., Natl. Res. and Environ. Affrs. Com.--March 08, 2011)
(Fav. With Amdt.--April 13, 2011)

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H. 3873 (Word version)--Rep. Vick: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 50-5-1507, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE ZONES, SEASONS, TIMES, CATCH AND SIZE LIMITS, METHODS, AND EQUIPMENT FOR TAKING HERRING, SO AS TO REVISE THE SEASONS, TIMES, AND SIZE AND TAKE LIMITS FOR HERRING, AND THE METHODS AND EQUIPMENT WHICH APPLY AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE AREAS IN WHICH CERTAIN OF THESE PROVISIONS APPLY.
(Agri., Natl. Res. and Environ. Affrs. Com.--March 08, 2011)
(Favorable--April 13, 2011)

H. 3897 (Word version)--Reps. Stringer and Ballentine: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO DISAPPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL, RELATING TO ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION FEES, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 4132, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
(Agri., Natl. Res. and Environ. Affrs. Com.--March 09, 2011)
(Favorable--April 13, 2011)

H. 3792 (Word version)--Rep. Rutherford: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 50-21-85, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE CONDITIONS UPON WHICH A PERSON MAY OPERATE A VESSEL DISPLAYING, REFLECTING, OR FLASHING A BLUE LIGHT, SO AS TO REVISE THE CIRCUMSTANCES IN WHICH A PERSON MAY OPERATE A VESSEL WHILE DISPLAYING A BLUE LIGHT, AND TO REVISE THE PENALTY PROVISION.
(Judiciary Com.--March 03, 2011)
(Recalled--April 13, 2011)

H. 3986 (Word version)--Reps. Hayes and Bingham: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO ALLOW A SCHOOL DISTRICT THAT HAS RECEIVED FUNDS PURSUANT TO SECTION 59-21-430 THAT ARE SET TO LAPSE ON OR BEFORE JUNE 30, 2011, TO RETAIN THOSE FUNDS AND USE THEM FOR THE SAME PURPOSES UNTIL JUNE 30, 2012.
(Ways and Means Com.--March 30, 2011)
(Recalled--April 13, 2011)

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H. 3527 (Word version)--Reps. Gilliard, McEachern, Spires, Butler Garrick, King, Jefferson, Sabb, Munnerlyn, V. S. Moss, Cobb-Hunter, Herbkersman, Willis, Harrell, Pope, D. C. Moss, Norman, Hearn, Horne, Murphy and Bikas: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 24-3-970 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IT UNLAWFUL FOR AN INMATE TO BE A MEMBER OF AN INTERNET-BASED SOCIAL NETWORKING WEBSITE AND TO PROVIDE A PENALTY.
(Judiciary Com.--February 02, 2011)
(Recalled--April 13, 2011)

H. 3226 (Word version)--Reps. Bedingfield, Stringer, G. R. Smith, Simrill, Harrison, Allison, G. M. Smith, Bingham, Viers, Ballentine, Harrell, Young, Herbkersman, Hixon, Taylor, Barfield, Loftis, Corbin, Clemmons, Hearn, Owens, Bowen and Norman: A BILL TO ENACT "THE SOUTH CAROLINA REGULATORY REFORM ACT"; TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 1-23-122 SO AS TO PROVIDE THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OR A COMMITTEE OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY MAY NOT AMEND OR OTHERWISE CHANGE AN AMENDMENT UNDER GENERAL ASSEMBLY REVIEW, AND ONLY THE AGENCY THAT SUBMITTED THE REGULATION FOR REVIEW MAY AMEND OR OTHERWISE CHANGE THE LANGUAGE OF A REGULATION IT SUBMITS FOR GENERAL ASSEMBLY REVIEW; TO AMEND SECTION 1-23-120, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE APPROVAL OF PROPOSED REGULATIONS, SO AS TO DELETE THE PROVISION OF AN AUTOMATIC APPROVAL AND TO INSTEAD PROVIDE AN AUTOMATIC VOTE IN THE HOUSE AND SENATE; AND TO AMEND SECTION 1-23-125, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO CERTAIN NOTICE REQUIREMENTS, SO AS TO MAKE CONFORMING CHANGES.
(Prefiled--Tuesday, December 14, 2010)
(Judiciary Com.--January 11, 2011)
(Recalled and referred to Labor, Com. & Ind. Com.--March 10, 2011)
(Recalled--April 13, 2011)

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H. 3028 (Word version)--Reps. Clemmons, Taylor, Clyburn and Long: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 59-26-40, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO INDUCTION, ANNUAL, AND CONTINUING CONTRACTS FOR TEACHERS, SO AS TO INCREASE THE INDUCTION CONTRACT PERIOD FROM ONE YEAR TO FIVE YEARS.
(Prefiled--Tuesday, December 07, 2010)
(Educ. & Pub. Wks. Com.--January 11, 2011)
(Fav. With Amdt.--April 13, 2011)

H. 3035 (Word version)--Reps. Erickson, Daning, Clyburn, Long, Lucas, Norman, Owens, Patrick, Herbkersman, Crosby, Brady, Allison and Merrill: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 59-1-425, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO BEGINNING AND LENGTH OF SCHOOL TERM AND SCHOOL MAKE-UP DAYS, SO AS TO ALLOW A LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICT TO ESTABLISH ITS CALENDAR BASED ON A STATUTORY TERM OF ONE HUNDRED EIGHTY DAYS OF INSTRUCTION OR THE EQUIVALENT NUMBER OF INSTRUCTIONAL HOURS.
(Prefiled--Tuesday, December 07, 2010)
(Educ. & Pub. Wks. Com.--January 11, 2011)
(Fav. With Amdt.--April 13, 2011)

H. 3163 (Word version)--Reps. Tallon, Cole, Allison, G. R. Smith, Taylor, McCoy, Forrester, Murphy, Hixon and Patrick: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-130, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE DEFINITION OF THE TERM "MOTOR VEHICLE" SO AS TO INCLUDE "MOPEDS" IN THE TERM'S DEFINITION.
(Prefiled--Tuesday, December 07, 2010)
(Educ. & Pub. Wks. Com.--January 11, 2011)
(Fav. With Amdt.--April 13, 2011)

H. 3164 (Word version)--Reps. Young, G. R. Smith, Taylor, Forrester, Patrick, Bowers and Brannon: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-176, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO SCHOOL ATTENDANCE CONDITIONS ASSOCIATED WITH THE ISSUANCE OF CONDITIONAL AND SPECIAL RESTRICTED DRIVER'S LICENSES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THESE AND ADDITIONAL CONDITIONS SHALL APPLY TO THE ISSUANCE OR REINSTATEMENT OF A

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BEGINNER'S PERMIT, CONDITIONAL DRIVER'S LICENSE, SPECIAL RESTRICTED DRIVER'S LICENSE, AND A REGULAR DRIVER'S LICENSE ISSUED TO A PERSON LESS THAN EIGHTEEN YEARS OF AGE; BY ADDING SECTION 56-1-177 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A MINOR'S PRIVILEGE TO DRIVE MUST BE SUSPENDED UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES; AND BY ADDING SECTION 56-1-46 SO AS TO PROVIDE A PENALTY FOR A PERSON WHO DRIVES A MOTOR VEHICLE WHEN HIS LICENSE TO DRIVE HAS BEEN SUSPENDED, CANCELLED, REVOKED, OR DENIED PURSUANT TO CERTAIN PROVISIONS.
(Prefiled--Tuesday, December 07, 2010)
(Educ. & Pub. Wks. Com.--January 11, 2011)
(Favorable--April 13, 2011)

H. 3266 (Word version)--Reps. Owens and Hiott: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 57-5-10, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE GENERAL COMPOSITION OF THE STATE HIGHWAY SYSTEM, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT ALL HIGHWAYS IN THE STATE HIGHWAY SYSTEM MUST BE BUILT ACCORDING TO STATE STANDARDS AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION MAY USE CERTAIN FUNDS TO MAINTAIN THE STATE HIGHWAY SYSTEM; TO AMEND SECTION 57-5-70, RELATING TO ADDITIONS TO THE STATE HIGHWAY SECONDARY SYSTEM, SO AS TO ALLOW THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO ADD COUNTY AND MUNICIPAL ROADS TO THE STATE HIGHWAY SYSTEM WHEN NECESSARY FOR THE INTERCONNECTIVITY OF THE STATE HIGHWAY SYSTEM; TO AMEND SECTION 57-5-80, RELATING TO THE DELETION AND REMOVAL OF ROADS FROM THE STATE HIGHWAY SECONDARY SYSTEM, SO AS TO REVISE THE PROCEDURE FOR THE REMOVAL OF ROADS FROM THE STATE HIGHWAY SYSTEM WHEN A GOVERNMENTAL AGENCY AGREES TO ACCEPT THE ROAD INTO ITS OWN HIGHWAY SYSTEM; AND TO

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REPEAL SECTION 57-5-90 RELATING TO BELT LINES AND SPURS.
(Prefiled--Tuesday, December 14, 2010)
(Educ. & Pub. Wks. Com.--January 11, 2011)
(Fav. With Amdt.--April 13, 2011)

S. 358 (Word version)--Senator Grooms: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-3-2335 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT LICENSE PLATES, TO PROVIDE THAT RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT LICENSE PLATES MAY ALSO BE ISSUED TO VEHICLES OWNED BY THE RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT BUSINESS AND BY A FLEET OWNER UNDER CONTRACT WITH THE RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT BUSINESS, TO INCREASE THE MAXIMUM NUMBER OF RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT LICENSE PLATES THAT MAY BE ISSUED, AND TO PROVIDE FOR OPERATION OF RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT LICENSED VEHICLES IN OTHER STATES.
(Educ. & Pub. Wks. Com.--February 16, 2011)
(Favorable--April 13, 2011)

S. 686 (Word version)--Education Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO CLARIFY THE SCIENCE COURSE REQUIREMENT FOR RECEIVING A SOUTH CAROLINA HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA.
(Educ. & Pub. Wks. Com.--March 29, 2011)
(Favorable--April 13, 2011)

H. 4097 (Word version)--Education and Public Works Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION, RELATING TO REQUIREMENTS FOR ADDITIONAL AREAS OF CERTIFICATION, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 4157, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
(Without Reference--April 13, 2011)

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WITHDRAWAL OF OBJECTIONS/REQUEST FOR DEBATE

MOTION TO RECONSIDER

(Rep. Merrill moved to reconsider the vote whereby H. 3059 was rejected--April 13, 2011)
(Motion noted--April 13, 2011)

UNANIMOUS CONSENT REQUESTS

THIRD READING STATEWIDE CONTESTED BILLS

H. 3229 (Word version)--Reps. Harrison, G. R. Smith, G. M. Smith and Weeks: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, SO AS TO ENACT THE "BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES ACT OF 2011" BY ADDING CHAPTER 10 TO TITLE 44 SO AS TO CREATE THE DEPARTMENT OF BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES COMPRISED OF THE DIVISION OF ALCOHOL AND OTHER DRUG ABUSE SERVICES AND THE DIVISION OF MENTAL HEALTH AND TO MAKE CONFORMING CHANGES, TO PROVIDE FOR THE DEPARTMENT'S POWERS AND DUTIES, INCLUDING DEVELOPING AND IMPLEMENTING A STATE PLAN FOR THE COORDINATED CARE AND UNIFIED DELIVERY OF BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES AND OVERSEEING THE ADMINISTRATION AND DELIVERY OF BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES, TO CREATE THE DEPARTMENT OF BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES ADVISORY COMMITTEE, TO PROVIDE FOR THE POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE ADVISORY COMMITTEE AND FOR THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE ADVISORY COMMITTEE, TO AUTHORIZE THE NEWLY CREATED DEPARTMENT TO PROMULGATE REGULATIONS, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE DEPARTMENT'S ADMINISTRATIVE POWERS; TO AMEND SECTION 1-30-10, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DEPARTMENTS OF STATE GOVERNMENT, SO AS TO ADD THE DEPARTMENT OF BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES AND MAKE CONFORMING CHANGES; BY ADDING SECTION 1-30-68 SO AS TO TRANSFER ALL NECESSARY ENTITIES FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF ALCOHOL AND DRUG ABUSE SERVICES AND THE

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DEPARTMENT OF MENTAL HEALTH TO THE DEPARTMENT OF BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES; TO AMEND SECTION 1-30-20, RELATING TO AGENCIES PREVIOUSLY TRANSFERRED TO THE DEPARTMENT OF ALCOHOL AND OTHER DRUG ABUSE SERVICES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ALCOHOL AND OTHER DRUG ABUSE SERVICES ARE TRANSFERRED TO AND DEVOLVED UPON THE DEPARTMENT OF BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES, DIVISION OF ALCOHOL AND OTHER DRUG ABUSE SERVICES; TO AMEND SECTION 1-30-70, RELATING TO AGENCIES PREVIOUSLY TRANSFERRED TO THE DEPARTMENT OF MENTAL HEALTH, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE DEPARTMENT OF MENTAL HEALTH ARE TRANSFERRED TO AND DEVOLVED UPON THE DEPARTMENT OF BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES, DIVISION OF MENTAL HEALTH; TO AMEND CHAPTER 9, TITLE 44, RELATING TO THE ORGANIZATION AND OPERATION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF MENTAL HEALTH AND ITS FACILITIES AND TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA MENTAL HEALTH COMMISSION, SO AS TO CONFORM THE CHAPTER TO THE PROVISIONS OF THIS ACT AND TO RESTRUCTURE THE MENTAL HEALTH COMMISSION INTO AN ADVISORY BOARD; AND TO AMEND CHAPTER 49, TITLE 44, RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF ALCOHOL AND OTHER DRUG ABUSE SERVICES, SO AS TO CONFORM THE CHAPTER TO THE PROVISIONS OF THIS ACT AND TO CREATE AN ADVISORY BOARD TO THE DIVISION.
(Prefiled--Tuesday, December 14, 2010)
(Judiciary Com.--January 11, 2011)
(Fav. With Amdt.--April 06, 2011)
(Amended--April 12, 2011)
(Requests for debate by Reps. Brantley, R.L. Brown, Hart, Howard, King, J.H. Neal and Whipper--April 12, 2011)
(Read second time--April 13, 2011)

H. 3127 (Word version)--Reps. Rutherford, G. R. Smith, Clyburn, Weeks, Whipper and R. L. Brown: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 24-21-925 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A LIMITED PARDON MAY

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BE GRANTED TO A PERSON WHO HAS BEEN CONVICTED OF A NONVIOLENT FELONY OFFENSE THAT WOULD ALLOW HIM TO CARRY A FIREARM USED FOR HUNTING TO AND FROM HIS HUNTING DESTINATION AND USE IT WHILE HUNTING.
(Prefiled--Tuesday, December 07, 2010)
(Judiciary Com.--January 11, 2011)
(Fav. With Amdt.--April 06, 2011)
(Amended--April 12, 2011)
(Requests for debate by Reps. Bannister, Bedingfield, Bikas, Crosby, Daning, Forrester, Hamilton, Henderson, Hiott, Hixon, Patrick, Skelton, J.R. Smith and Tallon--April 12, 2011)
(Read second time--April 13, 2011)

H. 3731 (Word version)--Reps. Owens, Brantley, Daning, Brannon, Atwater, Patrick, Erickson, Bowen, R. L. Brown, Crosby, Long, Taylor and Willis: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-27-30, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE TERM AND COST OF A PROFESSIONAL HOUSEMOVING LICENSE, SO AS TO REVISE THE ANNUAL RENEWAL FEE; AND TO AMEND SECTION 57-3-130, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION'S SPECIAL PERMITS THAT AUTHORIZE A PERSON TO OPERATE OR MOVE A VEHICLE THAT EXCEEDS A CERTAIN SIZE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT MAY DETERMINE THE MAXIMUM SPEEDS AT WHICH PERMITTED LOADS MAY OPERATE, TO PROVIDE THAT FOR A LOAD TRAVELING UNDER POLICE ESCORT, THE ESCORT OFFICER MAY EXERCISE DISCRETION WHEN TEMPORARILY MOVING OUT OF THE TRAVELED WAY, AND TO PROVIDE AN ADDITIONAL IMPACT FEE FOR LOADS THAT EXCEED FIVE HUNDRED THOUSAND POUNDS.
(Labor, Com. & Ind. Com.--February 23, 2011)
(Recalled and referred to Educ. & Pub. Wks. Com.--March 02, 2011)
(Favorable--March 30, 2011)
(Requests for debate by Reps. Alexander, Anderson, Atwater, Bikas, Brantley, G.A. Brown, R.L. Brown, Crawford, Daning, Erickson, Gilliard, Hiott, Jefferson, Sabb, Sellers, J.R. Smith and Williams--April 13, 2011)
(Read second time--April 13, 2011)

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CONCURRENT RESOLUTIONS

H. 4003 (Word version)--Rep. Agnew: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION ERECT APPROPRIATE MARKERS OR SIGNS AT THE INTERSECTIONS OF SOUTH CAROLINA HIGHWAY 28 AND THE ABBEVILLE/ANDERSON COUNTY LINE, SOUTH CAROLINA HIGHWAY 28 AND THE ABBEVILLE/MCCORMICK COUNTY LINE, AND SOUTH CAROLINA HIGHWAY 72 AND THE ABBEVILLE/GREENWOOD COUNTY LINE THAT CONTAIN THE WORDS "ABBEVILLE HIGH SCHOOL PANTHERS 2010 CLASS A STATE FOOTBALL CHAMPIONS".
(Invitations and Memorial Resolutions Com.--March 31, 2011)
(Favorable--April 13, 2011)

H. 4024 (Word version)--Rep. Harrison: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION NAME THE INTERSECTION AT LONGTOWN ROAD AND CLEMSON ROAD IN RICHLAND COUNTY IN MEMORY OF DAVID DUPRE AND ERECT APPROPRIATE MARKERS OR SIGNS AT THIS INTERSECTION THAT CONTAIN THE WORDS "DAVID DUPRE INTERSECTION".
(Invitations and Memorial Resolutions--April 05, 2011)
(Favorable--April 13, 2011)

H. 4034 (Word version)--Rep. Hayes: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION NAME THE PORTION OF BUNKER HILL ROAD IN THE TOWN OF LITTLE ROCK FROM ITS INTERSECTION WITH WEST MAIN STREET TO ITS INTERSECTION WITH HARLLEES BRIDGE ROAD "MAXIE ROWELL ROAD" AND ERECT APPROPRIATE MARKERS OR SIGNS ALONG THIS ROAD THAT CONTAIN THE WORDS "MAXIE ROWELL ROAD".
(Invitations and Memorial Resolutions Com.--April 06, 2011)
(Favorable--April 13, 2011)

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MOTION PERIOD

SECOND READING STATEWIDE CONTESTED BILLS

H. 3658 (Word version)--Reps. Clemmons, Harrell, Loftis, Herbkersman, Merrill, Corbin, Norman, D. C. Moss, Quinn, Bowen, Forrester, McCoy, Lucas, Bedingfield, Hamilton, Bingham, Hardwick, Owens, Bikas, Parker, Cooper, Erickson, Frye, V. S. Moss, Long, G. R. Smith, Atwater, Huggins, Murphy, Hearn, Whitmire, Brannon, Chumley, Tallon, Taylor, Limehouse, Patrick, Crosby, Thayer, Sottile, Crawford, Viers, Allison, Ballentine, Barfield, Cole, Daning, Delleney, Edge, Gambrell, Harrison, Henderson, Hixon, Lowe, Nanney, Pinson, Pitts, Sandifer, Simrill, G. M. Smith, J. R. Smith, Toole, Willis and Horne: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ENACTING THE "SOUTH CAROLINA EMPLOYER FREE SPEECH ACT" BY ADDING SECTION 41-7-110 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT AN EMPLOYER IN THIS STATE IS NOT REQUIRED TO POST, PHYSICALLY, ELECTRONICALLY, OR OTHERWISE, NOTICES INFORMING EMPLOYEES OF THEIR RIGHTS UNDER THE NATIONAL LABOR RELATIONS ACT, COURT DECISIONS IMPLEMENTING THOSE RIGHTS, OR INFORMATION PERTAINING TO THE ENFORCEMENT OF THOSE RIGHTS, AND TO PROVIDE DEFINITIONS.
(Judiciary Com.--February 10, 2011)
(Favorable--March 03, 2011)
(Requests for debate by Reps. Alexander, Allison, Anderson, Atwater, Bikas, Brantley, R.L. Brown, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Crawford, Crosby, Daning, Erickson, Gilliard, Govan, Hart, Hixon, Hosey, Jefferson, King, Knight, Lowe, Mack, McEachern, McLeod, J.H. Neal, Ott, Rutherford, Sellers, G.R. Smith, J.R. Smith, Toole, Weeks, Williams and Young--March 09, 2011)
(Debate interrupted by the House receding, the pending question being consideration of the Bill.--April 13, 2011)
(Debate adjourned until Thu., Apr. 14, 2011--April 13, 2011)

H. 3994 (Word version)--Reps. Stavrinakis, McCoy and Gilliard: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 44-1-245 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT PUBLIC SWIMMING POOLS OPERATED BY THE STATE, OR A POLITICAL SUBDIVISION OF THE STATE,

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MUST HAVE ONE LIFEGUARD FOR EVERY FORTY SWIMMERS AND IF THERE ARE MORE THAN FORTY SWIMMERS, THERE MUST BE ONE LIFEGUARD FOR EVERY TWENTY SWIMMERS, WITH MORE TO BE ADDED IF NEEDED.
(Med., Mil., Pub. & Mun. Affrs. Com.--March 30, 2011)
(Recalled--March 30, 2011)
(Requests for debate by Reps. Bedingfield, Bikas, Corbin, Hiott, J.H. Neal, G.R. Smith and Stavrinakis--April 06, 2011)
(Debate adjourned until Thu., Apr. 14, 2011--April 13, 2011)

H. 3342 (Word version)--Reps. Harrison and Weeks: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-286, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE SUSPENSION OR DENIAL OF ISSUANCE OF A DRIVER'S LICENSE OR PERMIT TO OPERATE A MOTOR VEHICLE TO CERTAIN PERSONS WHO DRIVE A MOTOR VEHICLE WITH AN UNLAWFUL ALCOHOL CONCENTRATION, SO AS TO DELETE THE TERM "ADMINISTRATIVE HEARING" AND REPLACE IT WITH THE TERM "CONTESTED CASE HEARING", TO PROVIDE THAT A CONTESTED CASE HEARING MUST BE HELD BEFORE THE OFFICE OF MOTOR VEHICLE HEARINGS PURSUANT TO ITS RULES OF PROCEDURE, AND TO DELETE THE TERM "DIVISION OF MOTOR VEHICLE HEARINGS" AND REPLACE IT WITH THE TERM "OFFICE OF MOTOR VEHICLE HEARINGS"; TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-2942, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO VEHICLE IMMOBILIZATION AFTER A CONVICTION FOR DRIVING A VEHICLE UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF ALCOHOL, DRUGS, OR ANOTHER ILLEGAL SUBSTANCE, SO AS TO REVISE THE PROCEDURE WHEREBY THE DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES MAY RELEASE AN IMMOBILIZED VEHICLE REGISTERED TO A PERSON WHO HAS NOT BEEN CONVICTED OF DRIVING A VEHICLE UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF ALCOHOL, DRUGS, OR ANOTHER UNLAWFUL SUBSTANCE; TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-2951, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE SUSPENSION OF A PERSON'S DRIVER'S LICENSE OR PERMIT FOR HIS REFUSAL TO SUBMIT TO A TEST TO DETERMINE HIS LEVEL OF ALCOHOL CONCENTRATION, SO AS TO DELETE THE TERM

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"ADMINISTRATIVE HEARING" AND REPLACE IT WITH THE TERM "CONTESTED CASE HEARING", TO PROVIDE THAT ADMINISTRATIVE HEARINGS ARE HELD BEFORE THE OFFICE OF MOTOR VEHICLE HEARINGS AND NOT THE DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES IS RESPONSIBLE FOR SENDING A HEARING OFFICER'S DECISION TO A PERSON WHO IS ELIGIBLE TO RECEIVE A RESTRICTED LICENSE PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION; AND TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-2952, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE FILING FEE TO REQUEST A CONTESTED CASE HEARING BEFORE THE OFFICE OF MOTOR VEHICLE HEARINGS, SO AS TO INCREASE THE FEE, TO DELETE THE TERM "ADMINISTRATIVE LAW COURT" AND REPLACE IT WITH THE TERM "OFFICE OF MOTOR VEHICLE HEARINGS", AND REVISE THE PROCEDURE FOR DISTRIBUTING FUNDS GENERATED FROM THE COLLECTION OF THESE FEES.
(Judiciary Com.--January 18, 2011)
(Favorable--April 06, 2011)
(Requests for debate by Reps. Atwater, Bedingfield, Brantley, R.L. Brown, Cobb-Hunter, Crawford, Erickson, Forrester, Gilliard, Hosey, Howard, Jefferson, King, Lowe, McEachern, J.H. Neal, Ott, Sabb, Sellers and J.R. Smith--April 12, 2011)
(Debate adjourned until Thu., Apr. 14, 2011--April 13, 2011)

H. 3788 (Word version)--Rep. Herbkersman: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING CHAPTER 70 TO TITLE 12 SO AS TO ENACT THE "HERITAGE GOLF PRESERVATION ACT".
(Ways and Means Com.--March 03, 2011)
(Recalled--March 03, 2011)
(Requests for debate by Reps. Agnew, Bikas, Daning, Frye, Hiott, McCoy, Nanney, Norman, G.R. Smith, J.R. Smith, Taylor, Thayer, Willis and Young--April 13, 2011)

H. 3488 (Word version)--Reps. Bingham, Harrell and Toole: A BILL TO AMEND ACT 99 OF 2007, RELATING TO THE ADDITION OF A SALES TAX EXEMPTION FOR DURABLE MEDICAL EQUIPMENT AND THE PHASE IN OF THAT EXEMPTION, SO AS TO DELETE THE PHASE IN REQUIREMENTS; AND

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TO AMEND SECTIONS 12-36-90, 12-36-910, 12-36-1310, AND 12-36-2120, ALL AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE IMPOSITION OF AND EXEMPTIONS FROM THE SALES AND USE TAX, SO AS TO PROVIDE FURTHER FOR THOSE INSTANCES WHERE SALES AND USE TAX APPLIES IN CONNECTION WITH WARRANTIES AND SERVICE MAINTENANCE CONTRACTS SOLD IN CONNECTION WITH THE SALE OF TANGIBLE PERSONAL PROPERTY.
(Ways and Means Com.--January 27, 2011)
(Favorable--April 06, 2011)
(Requests for debate by Reps. Bikas, Bingham, Crosby, Frye, Hiott, Huggins, Loftis, Quinn, Skelton, J.R. Smith and Spires--April 13, 2011)

H. 3713 (Word version)--Reps. Merrill, J. R. Smith, Ryan, Hamilton, G. R. Smith, Bedingfield, Barfield, Sandifer, McCoy, Horne, Stavrinakis, Clemmons, Loftis, Lucas, Herbkersman, Patrick, Erickson, G. M. Smith, Knight, Hixon, Pinson and Viers: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 12-37-3135 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT WHEN A PARCEL OF REAL PROPERTY AND IMPROVEMENTS THEREON PREVIOUSLY SUBJECT TO PROPERTY TAX UNDERGOES AN ASSESSABLE TRANSFER OF INTEREST AND THE VALUE OF THE PARCEL AS DETERMINED AT THE TIME OF THE ASSESSABLE TRANSFER OF INTEREST IS GREATER THAN THE VALUE OF THE PARCEL USED IN THE PROPERTY TAX ASSESSMENT ON THE PARCEL FOR THE MOST RECENTLY COMPLETED PROPERTY TAX YEAR, THERE IS ALLOWED AN EXEMPTION OF AN AMOUNT OF THE FAIR MARKET VALUE OF THE PARCEL SUFFICIENT TO ELIMINATE ANY INCREASE IN THE VALUE OF THE PARCEL; TO AMEND SECTION 12-37-3140, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DETERMINING FAIR MARKET VALUE, SO AS TO MAKE A CONFORMING CHANGE; AND TO AMEND SECTION 12-60-30, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS IN THE

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REVENUE PROCEDURES ACT, SO AS TO CLARIFY THE DEFINITION OF PROPERTY TAX ASSESSMENT.
(Ways and Means Com.--February 17, 2011)
(Fav. With Amdt.--April 06, 2011)
(Requests for debate by Reps. Alexander, Anderson, Branham, Brantley, R.L. Brown, Butler Gar, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Hart, Hayes, Hosey, Jefferson, Johnson, Knight, McEachern, McLeod, Merrill, J.H. Neal, Ott and Sabb--April 13, 2011)

H. 3346 (Word version)--Reps. Loftis, Limehouse, Corbin, Ballentine, Atwater, Mitchell, Quinn, Alexander, Bannister, Horne, Norman, J. E. Smith, Henderson, Brady, Erickson, Herbkersman, McCoy, Sottile, Allen, Stavrinakis, Williams, Jefferson, Sellers, Pinson, Huggins, Bales, Hardwick and Dillard: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 12-6-3586 SO AS TO ALLOW A STATE TAX CREDIT FOR THE INSTALLATION OF SOLAR ENERGY EQUIPMENT IN AN AMOUNT EQUAL TO THIRTY-FIVE PERCENT OF THE AMOUNTS FOR SPECIFIC INSTALLATIONS AND FOR SPECIFIC PURPOSES, TO DEFINE SOLAR ENERGY EQUIPMENT, TO PROVIDE FOR THE TIMING OF CREDITS AND THE CARRY FORWARD OF UNUSED CREDITS, TO PROVIDE THOSE TAXES AGAINST WHICH THIS CREDIT IS ALLOWED, AND TO PROHIBIT DOUBLE CREDITS.
(Ways and Means Com.--January 18, 2011)
(Favorable--April 06, 2011)
(Requests for debate by Reps. Bannister, Bedingfield, Hamilton, Henderson, Hixon, Long, McCoy, Nanney, Ryan, G.R. Smith, J.R. Smith, Stringer and White--April 13, 2011)

H. 3720 (Word version)--Reps. Cooper, Henderson and Patrick: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-3360, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS OF THE JOBS TAX CREDIT, SO AS TO REVISE THE REQUIREMENTS OF A QUALIFYING SERVICE-RELATED FACILITY AND A TECHNOLOGY INTENSIVE FACILITY; BY ADDING SECTION 12-6-3411 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A CORPORATION ESTABLISHING A NATIONAL CORPORATE HEADQUARTERS OR EXPANDING OR ADDING TO AN EXISTING NATIONAL CORPORATE HEADQUARTERS IN THIS STATE, WHICH IN

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CONNECTION THEREWITH ADDS AT LEAST FIFTY NEW FULL-TIME JOBS SHALL BE EXEMPT FROM PAYING STATE CORPORATE INCOME TAXES FOR A PERIOD OF TEN YEARS; TO AMEND SECTION 12-20-105, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO TAX CREDITS FOR PROVIDING INFRASTRUCTURE, SO AS TO INCREASE THE MAXIMUM AGGREGATE CREDIT TO FOUR HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS ANNUALLY; TO AMEND SECTIONS 4-12-30, 4-29-67, AND 12-44-90, ALL AS AMENDED, RELATING TO FEE IN LIEU OF TAXES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A COUNTY AUDITOR OR COUNTY ASSESSOR MAY REQUEST AND OBTAIN ANY FINANCIAL BOOKS AND RECORDS FROM A SPONSOR THAT SUPPORT THE SPONSOR'S TAX FORM OR RETURN TO VERIFY THE CALCULATIONS OF THE FEE IN LIEU OF TAXES TAX FORM OR RETURN; AND TO AMEND SECTION 12-36-2120, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO SALES TAX EXEMPTIONS, SO AS TO EXEMPT COMPUTERS, COMPUTER EQUIPMENT, COMPUTER HARDWARE AND SOFTWARE PURCHASES FOR A DATACENTER AND ELECTRICITY USED BY A DATACENTER.
(Ways and Means Com.--February 22, 2011)
(Fav. With Amdt.--April 06, 2011)
(Amended--April 13, 2011)
(Requests for debate by Reps. Agnew, Battle, Bikas, R.L. Brown, Daning, Hiott, McLeod, J.H. Neal, Norman, Quinn, Skelton, J.R. Smith and Thayer--April 13, 2011)

H. 3934 (Word version)--Reps. Bingham, Lowe, Atwater, Huggins, Bales, Pinson, Toole, Barfield, Clemmons, Norman, Owens, Lucas, Delleney, Loftis, Corbin, Simrill, Hixon, Taylor, D. C. Moss, J. R. Smith, Limehouse, Sottile, Bikas, Hiott, Parker, Allison, Long, Erickson, Patrick, Herbkersman, Merrill, Cole, Sellers, Ott, Hardwick, Hearn, Tallon, Stringer, Ryan, White, Pope, Henderson, Nanney, Sandifer, V. S. Moss, Horne, Neilson, Edge, Crawford, Viers, Quinn, Tribble, Willis, Parks, King, Ballentine, Bannister, Butler Garrick, J. E. Smith, Brannon, Bowen and Mitchell: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-43-224, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE ASSESSMENT OF UNDEVELOPED ACREAGE SUBDIVIDED INTO LOTS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DISCOUNT APPLIES TO A DEVELOPER THAT HAS FIVE LOTS INSTEAD OF TEN

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LOTS, AND TO PROVIDE THAT IF APPLICATION FOR THE DISCOUNTED RATE COMES AFTER MAY FIRST, BUT BEFORE JUNE FIRST, THE OWNER SHALL RECEIVE THE DISCOUNTED RATE BUT THE DISCOUNT SHALL BE REDUCED; AND TO AMEND SECTION 12-43-225, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO MULTIPLE LOT DISCOUNTS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DISCOUNT APPLIES TO A DEVELOPER THAT HAS FIVE LOTS INSTEAD OF TEN LOTS, TO PROVIDE THAT IF APPLICATION FOR THE DISCOUNTED RATES COMES AT A CERTAIN TIME AFTER MAY FIRST THE ASSESSOR STILL SHALL GRANT THE DISCOUNT IF ALL OTHER REQUIREMENTS ARE MET, TO PROVIDE THAT APPLICATION FOR THE DISCOUNTED RATE ONLY MUST BE MADE IN THE FIRST YEAR, AND TO TOLL TIME LIMITATIONS FOR CERTAIN PROPERTY.
(Ways and Means Com.--March 15, 2011)
(Fav. With Amdt.--April 06, 2011)
(Requests for debate by Reps. Anderson, Barfield, Brantley, R.L. Brown, Cobb-Hunter, Daning, Gilliard, Hixon, Hosey, Jefferson, Johnson, Lowe, Mack, McEachern, McLeod, J.H. Neal, Sabb, J.R. Smith and Williams--April 13, 2011)


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