HOUSE TO MEET AT 10:00 A. M.

NO. 64

CALENDAR

OF THE

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

OF THE

STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA

REGULAR SESSION BEGINNING TUESDAY, JANUARY 11, 2011

WEDNESDAY, MAY 25, 2011

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LANDRUM HIGH SCHOOL "CARDINALS"

VARSITY BOYS TRACK TEAM

2011 CLASS A STATE CHAMPIONS

Austin Brown

Danny Bruce II

Aaron Bryant

Brandon Cannon

John Carruth IV

Christopher Downey

Kenneth Human

Kevin Human

Christian Johnson

Tyler Logan

Peyton McCarter

Royce McDowell

Brian Mormando

Levi Wedde

Joseph Wilkins

HEAD COACH

Mr. Russell Mahaffey

ASSISTANT COACHES

Martha Dorman, Jeremy Darby, Steven Whitesides,

Brandon Mullins Jessie Miller & Dr. Todd Walters

PRINCIPAL

Mr. Brian Sherman

SUPERINTENDENT

Dr. Ron Garner

SCHOOL COLORS

Red, White and Black

TEAM MASCOT

Cardinal

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PELION HIGH SCHOOL "PANTHERS"

2011 VARSITY GOLF TEAM

STATE CLASS AA GOLF CHAMPIONS

Nick Ferrara

Sam Jackson III

Tim Jackson

Caleb Proveaux

Cody Proveaux

Weston Sharpe

Phillip Shumpert

HEAD COACH

Robbie Randall

ASSISTANT COACHES

Parrish Deans & Beth Harrison

PRINCIPAL

Jean Haggard

TEAM MASCOT

Panther

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INVITATIONS

Wednesday, May 25, 2011, 8:00-10:00 a.m.

Members of the House, breakfast, Room 112, Blatt Bldg., by the South Carolina Biomass Council.

(Accepted--April 26, 2011)

Wednesday, May 25, 2011, 12:00-2:00 p.m.

Members of the House and staff, luncheon, Room 112, Blatt Bldg., by the South Carolina Public Defender Association.

(Accepted--April 26, 2011)

JOINT ASSEMBLY

WEDNESDAY, MAY 25, 2011, 12:00 NOON

TO FIX NOON ON WEDNESDAY, MAY 25, 2011, AS THE TIME TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE FAMILY COURT FOR THE FOURTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, SEAT 2, TO FILL THE UNEXPIRED TERM THAT EXPIRES JUNE 30, 2013, AND THE SUBSEQUENT FULL TERM THAT EXPIRES JUNE 30, 2019; TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE FAMILY COURT FOR THE THIRTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, SEAT 3, TO FILL THE UNEXPIRED TERM THAT EXPIRES JUNE 30, 2016; AND TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE FAMILY COURT FOR THE FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, SEAT 3, TO FILL THE UNEXPIRED TERM THAT EXPIRES JUNE 30, 2013, AND THE SUBSEQUENT FULL TERM THAT EXPIRES JUNE 30, 2019;AND IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING THE JUDICIAL ELECTIONS HELD PURSUANT TO THIS CONCURRENT RESOLUTION, THE SENATE AND THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES SHALL ELECT THREE MEMBERS TO FILL VACANCIES OR EXPIRED TERMS ON THE LEGISLATIVE AUDIT COUNCIL PURSUANT TO SECTION 2-15-10 FROM AMONG THE CANDIDATES NOMINATED BY THE LEGISLATIVE AUDIT COUNCIL NOMINATING COMMITTEE PURSUANT TO SECTION 2-15-20.
(Under H.4116--Adopted--April 26, 2011)

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HOUSE ASSEMBLIES

Wednesday, May 25, 2011

To recognize the Pelion High School Golf Team, coaches and other school officials.

(Under H.4216--Adopted--May 17, 2011)

Wednesday, May 25, 2011

To recognize the Landrum High School Boys Track and Field Team, coaches and other school officials.

(Under H.4250--Adopted--May 24, 2011)

Thursday, May 26, 2011

To recognize the Johnsonville High School Girls Track Team, coaches and other school officials.

(Under H. 4248--Adopted--May 24, 2011)

Thursday, May 26, 2011

To recognize the Chapin High School Boys Tennis Team, coaches and other school officials.

(Under H.4260--Adopted--May 24, 2011)

Thursday, May 26, 2011

To recognize the Christ Church Episcopal School Boys Tennis Team, coaches and other school officials.

(Under H.4261--Adopted--May 24, 2011)

THIRD READING LOCAL UNCONTESTED BILL

S. 877 (Word version)--Senator Pinckney: A BILL TO AUTHORIZE THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF HAMPTON COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 2 OF HAMPTON COUNTY TO ISSUE GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS OF THE SCHOOL DISTRICT WITHIN ITS CONSTITUTIONAL DEBT LIMIT, IN ONE OR MORE SERIES, TO DEFRAY THE LOSS OF AMERICAN REINVESTMENT AND RECOVERY ACT FUNDS AND EDUCATION FINANCE ACT FUNDS TO THE SCHOOL DISTRICT, TO PRESCRIBE THE CONDITIONS UNDER WHICH THE BONDS MAY BE ISSUED AND THE PURPOSES FOR WHICH THE PROCEEDS MAY BE

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EXPENDED, AND TO MAKE PROVISION FOR THE PAYMENT OF THE BONDS.
(Without reference--May 19, 2011)
(Read second time--May 24, 2011)

THIRD READING STATEWIDE UNCONTESTED BILLS

S. 705 (Word version)--Senators Rankin, Campbell, Rose, Verdin, Hutto, Ford and Grooms: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING CHAPTER 36 TO TITLE 58, SO AS TO CREATE THE "UNDERGROUND FACILITY DAMAGE PREVENTION ACT"; TO ADD SECTION 58-36-20, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS; TO ADD SECTION 58-36-30, RELATING TO THE STATE AUTHORITY TO REGULATE; TO ADD SECTION 58-36-40, RELATING TO THE COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH COMPLIANCE OF THIS CHAPTER; TO ADD SECTION 58-36-50, RELATING TO THE NOTIFICATION CENTER RESPONSIBILITIES; TO ADD SECTION 58-36-60, RELATING TO EXCAVATOR RESPONSIBILITIES; TO ADD SECTION 58-36-70, RELATING TO OPERATOR RESPONSIBILITIES; TO ADD SECTION 58-36-80, RELATING TO NOTICE FOR AN EMERGENCY EXCAVATION OR DEMOLITION; TO ADD SECTION 58-36-90, RELATING TO NOTIFICATION WHEN DAMAGE OCCURS; TO ADD SECTION 58-36-100 RELATING TO DESIGN REQUESTS; TO ADD SECTION 58-36-110, RELATING TO EXEMPTIONS FROM THE REQUIREMENT TO CONTACT THE NOTIFICATION CENTER; TO ADD SECTION 58-36-120 RELATING TO PENALTIES FOR VIOLATION OF THIS CHAPTER; AND TO REPEAL CHAPTER 35 OF TITLE 58.
(Labor, Com. & Ind. Com.--April 26, 2011)
(Recalled--May 05, 2011)
(Amended and read second time--May 24, 2011)

S. 687 (Word version)--Senators Scott, Knotts and Ford: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 43-7-460, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE RECOVERY OF FUNDS FROM ESTATES OF PERSONS WHO RECEIVED MEDICAID, SO AS TO SUBSTITUTE "PERSONS WITH INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY" FOR

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"THE MENTALLY RETARDED"; TO AMENDED SECTION 44-7-130, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE DEFINITION OF TERMS USED IN THE STATE CERTIFICATION OF NEED AND HEALTH FACILITY LICENSURE ACT, SO AS TO SUBSTITUTE, IN RELEVANT DEFINITIONS, "PERSONS WITH INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY" FOR "THE MENTALLY RETARDED"; TO AMEND SECTION 44-7-260, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO HEALTH FACILITY LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, SO AS TO SUBSTITUTE "PERSONS WITH INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY" FOR " MENTALLY RETARDED"; TO AMEND SECTION 44-7-315, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION OBTAINED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL REGARDING HEALTH CARE FACILITIES, SO AS TO SUBSTITUTE "PERSONS WITH INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY" FOR "THE MENTALLY RETARDED" TO AMEND SECTION 44-7-320, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE DENIAL, REVOCATION, OR SUSPENSION OF A HEALTH FACILITY LICENSE, SO AS TO SUBSTITUTE "PERSONS WITH INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY" FOR "THE MENTALLY RETARDED"; TO AMEND CHAPTER 20, TITLE 44, RELATING TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA MENTAL RETARDATION, RELATED DISABILITIES, HEAD INJURIES, AND SPINAL CORD INJURIES ACT, INCLUDING THE CREATION, GOVERNANCE, AND OPERATION OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF DISABILITIES AND SPECIAL NEEDS, CHAPTER 21, TITLE 44, RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF DISABILITIES AND SPECIAL NEEDS FAMILY SUPPORT SERVICES, SECTION 44-23-10, AND ARTICLES 3 AND 5 OF CHAPTER 23, TITLE 44, RELATING TO PROVISIONS APPLICABLE TO BOTH MENTALLY ILL AND MENTALLY RETARDED PERSONS, CHAPTER 26, TITLE 44, RELATING TO THE RIGHTS OF MENTAL RETARDATION CLIENTS, ALL SO AS TO CHANGE THE TERM "MENTAL RETARDATION" TO "INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY" AND THE TERM "MENTALLY RETARDED" TO "PERSON WITH INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY"; TO PROVIDE THAT THE TERMS "INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY" AND "PERSON WITH INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY" HAVE REPLACED AND HAVE THE SAME MEANINGS AS THE

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FORMER TERMS "MENTAL RETARDATION" AND "MENTALLY RETARDED"; AND TO DIRECT STATE AGENCIES, BOARDS, COMMITTEES, AND COMMISSIONS AND POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONS OF THE STATE AND THE CODE COMMISSIONER TO SUBSTITUTE THE TERM "INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY" FOR "MENTAL RETARDATION" AND THE TERM "PERSON WITH INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY" FOR "MENTALLY RETARDED" IN RULES, REGULATIONS, POLICIES, PROCEDURES, STATUTES, ORDINANCES, AND PUBLICATIONS WHEN THESE RULES, REGULATIONS, POLICIES, PROCEDURES, STATUTES, ORDINANCES, OR PUBLICATIONS ARE AMENDED, REVISED, OR REPUBLISHED.
(Med., Mil., Pub. & Mun. Affrs. Com.--April 27, 2011)
(Favorable--May 18, 2011)
(Read second time--May 24, 2011)

S. 494 (Word version)--Senators Cleary, Bryant, Cromer and Ford: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 40-15-110, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO EXEMPTIONS FROM CHAPTER 15 OF TITLE 40 REGULATING DENTISTS AND DENTAL HYGIENISTS, SO AS TO FURTHER SPECIFY THE SCOPE OF ACTIVITIES OF INTERNS AND RESIDENTS WHO ARE EXEMPT FROM LICENSURE; AND TO AMEND SECTION 40-15-360, RELATING TO THE AUTHORIZATION OF PHARMACISTS TO FILL PRESCRIPTIONS FOR DENTISTS, SO AS TO EXTEND THIS AUTHORIZATION TO INTERNS AND RESIDENTS UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS.
(Med., Mil., Pub. & Mun. Affrs. Com.--April 28, 2011)
(Favorable--May 18, 2011)
(Read second time--May 24, 2011)

S. 241 (Word version)--Senators Rose and Leventis: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO CREATE THE SOUTH CAROLINA DYSLEXIA TASK FORCE, TO PROVIDE FOR THE COMPOSITION OF THE TASK FORCE, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE TASK

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FORCE SHALL REPORT ITS FINDINGS TO THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY.
(Med., Mil., Pub. & Mun. Affrs. Com.--March 29, 2011)
(Fav. With Amdt.--May 18, 2011)
(Amended & read second time--May 24, 2011)

S. 854 (Word version)--Senator Malloy: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 16-3-600 OF THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO ASSAULT AND BATTERY OFFENSES, SO AS TO SUBSTITUTE THE TERM "A PERSON" FOR THE TERM "AN ADULT".
(Judiciary Com.--May 03, 2011)
(Recalled--May 18, 2011)
(Read second time--May 24, 2011)

S. 420 (Word version)--Senators McConnell, Peeler, Campbell, Rose and Ford: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 1-23-120, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY REVIEW OF REGULATIONS, INCLUDING, AMONG OTHER THINGS, GROUNDS FOR EXEMPTION FROM REVIEW, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A REGULATION EXEMPT FROM GENERAL ASSEMBLY REVIEW BECAUSE IT WAS PROMULGATED TO COMPLY WITH FEDERAL LAW HAS THE SAME LEGAL STATUS AS THE FEDERAL LAW, SUCH THAT IF THE FEDERAL LAW IS VACATED OR OTHERWISE RENDERED WITHOUT LEGAL FORCE AND EFFECT THE STATE REGULATION IS SIMILARLY VACATED OR OTHERWISE RENDERED WITHOUT LEGAL FORCE AND EFFECT.
(Judiciary Com.--April 26, 2011)
(Favorable--May 18, 2011)
(Read second time--May 24, 2011)

SECOND READING STATEWIDE UNCONTESTED BILLS

S. 588 (Word version)--Senators Jackson, Hayes, O'Dell, Rose, Ford and Knotts: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ENACTING THE "STROKE PREVENTION ACT OF 2011" BY ADDING ARTICLE 6 TO CHAPTER 61, TITLE 44 SO AS TO ESTABLISH A STATEWIDE SYSTEM OF STROKE CARE, WHICH REQUIRES THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND

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ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL TO RECOGNIZE AND DESIGNATE HOSPITALS THAT ARE CERTIFIED TO BE PRIMARY STROKE CENTERS AND ACUTE STROKE CAPABLE CENTERS, TO DISTRIBUTE A LIST OF PRIMARY STROKE CENTERS AND ACUTE STROKE CAPABLE CENTERS TO EACH EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES PROVIDER AND TO POST THIS LIST ON ITS WEBSITE, TO ADOPT AND DISTRIBUTE A NATIONALLY STANDARDIZED STROKE-TRIAGE ASSESSMENT TOOL TO EACH EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES PROVIDER, TO ESTABLISH PRE-HOSPITAL CARE PROTOCOLS FOR THE CARE AND TRANSPORT OF STROKE PATIENTS BY EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICE PROVIDERS, TO ESTABLISH A STROKE REGISTRY TASK FORCE TO ANALYZE AND IMPROVE STROKE CARE IN THIS STATE, AND TO ENSURE CONFIDENTIALITY IN SHARING HEALTH CARE INFORMATION; AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT'S RESPONSIBILITIES PURSUANT TO THIS ARTICLE ARE CONTINGENT UPON ADEQUATE FUNDING.
(Med., Mil., Pub. & Mun. Affrs. Com.--April 26, 2011)
(Fav. With Amdt.--May 18, 2011)
(Debate adjourned until Wed., May 25, 2011--May 24, 2011)

H. 3789 (Word version)--Reps. McLeod, Brantley, Chumley, J. H. Neal, Jefferson, Neilson, Alexander, Gilliard, Bales, R. L. Brown, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Dillard, Hixon, Hodges, Hosey, Mack, Weeks and Whipper: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 17-13-40, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE JURISDICTION OF A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER IN PURSUIT OF AN OFFENDER, SO AS TO INCREASE THE LIMIT WHERE THE TOWN OR CITY'S JURISDICTION CEASES FROM THREE MILES TO FIVE MILES OF THE CORPORATE LIMITS.
(Judiciary Com.--March 03, 2011)
(Favorable--May 18, 2011)
(Debate adjourned until Wed., May 25, 2011--May 24, 2011)

S. 568 (Word version)--Senators L. Martin and Ford: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 16-3-740, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO TESTING OF CERTAIN OFFENDERS FOR HEPATITIS B AND HUMAN

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IMMUNODEFICIENCY VIRUS (HIV), SO AS TO FURTHER CLARIFY OFFENDERS WHO MUST BE TESTED AND THE TIME FRAME THAT TESTING MUST BE CONDUCTED AND PROVIDE FOR FOLLOW-UP TESTING FOR HIV WHEN MEDICALLY APPROPRIATE.
(Med., Mil., Pub. & Mun. Affrs. Com.--March 31, 2011)
(Recalled and referred to Judiciary Com.--April 12, 2011)
(Favorable--May 18, 2011)
(Debate adjourned until Wed., May 25, 2011--May 24, 2011)

S. 30 (Word version)--Senators McConnell, Leventis and Ford: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 22-5-110, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATED TO MAGISTRATES' POWERS AND DUTIES REGARDING THE ISSUANCE OF ARREST WARRANTS AND COURTESY SUMMONS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT NO ARREST WARRANT SHALL BE ISSUED FOR THE ARREST OF A PERSON UNLESS SOUGHT BY A MEMBER OF A LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY ACTING IN THEIR OFFICIAL CAPACITY; AND TO PROVIDE THAT IF AN ARREST WARRANT IS SOUGHT BY SOMEONE OTHER THAN A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER, THE COURT MUST ISSUE A COURTESY SUMMONS, EXCEPT WHEN A BUSINESS IS SEEKING AN ARREST WARRANT FOR ANY OFFENSE AGAINST THE BUSINESS OR A PERSON IS SEEKING AN ARREST WARRANT FOR A FRAUDULENT CHECK, IF THE FRAUDULENT CHECK IS PRESENTED TO THE MAGISTRATE AT THE TIME THE WARRANT IS SOUGHT.
(Judiciary Com.--April 06, 2011)
(Fav. With Amdt.--May 18, 2011)
(Debate adjourned until Wed., May 25, 2011--May 24, 2011)

S. 336 (Word version)--Senator Grooms: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-7-30 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO GENERATING UNIFORM TRAFFIC CITATIONS WITH AN ELECTRONIC DEVICE, TO REQUIRE THAT A COPY OF THE CITATION IS HANDED DIRECTLY TO THE OFFENDER BY THE LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER ISSUING THE TICKET; TO AMEND CHAPTER 7, TITLE 56, RELATING TO MOTOR VEHICLE TRAFFIC TICKETS, BY ADDING SECTION 56-7-35 TO PROVIDE THAT A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER MUST STOP AN OWNER OR OPERATOR OF A VEHICLE

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TO ISSUE A TRAFFIC TICKET, TO PROVIDE THAT THE TRAFFIC TICKET MUST BE HANDED DIRECTLY TO THE OWNER OR OPERATOR OF THE VEHICLE, TO PROVIDE THAT A LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY MAY NOT MAIL OR OTHERWISE SEND A TRAFFIC TICKET TO AN OFFENDER, TO PROVIDE THAT A TRAFFIC TICKET CANNOT BE ISSUED BASED IN WHOLE OR IN PART UPON PHOTOGRAPHIC EVIDENCE REGARDLESS OF WHETHER THE CAMERA OR OTHER DEVICE CAPTURING THE IMAGE WAS ATTENDED OR UNATTENDED, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE PROVISIONS OF THE SECTION DO NOT APPLY TO TOLL COLLECTION; TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-710, RELATING TO THE POWER OF LOCAL AUTHORITIES CONCERNING TRAFFIC LAWS, TO PROVIDE THAT A TRAFFIC TICKET CANNOT BE ISSUED BASED IN WHOLE OR IN PART UPON PHOTOGRAPHIC EVIDENCE REGARDLESS OF WHETHER THE CAMERA OR OTHER DEVICE CAPTURING THE IMAGE WAS ATTENDED OR UNATTENDED; TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-70, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO CERTAIN VEHICLE REQUIREMENTS BEING SUSPENDED DURING A STATE OF EMERGENCY, TO CLARIFY THAT UNIFORM TRAFFIC CITATIONS MAY NOT BE ISSUED IN WHOLE OR IN PART ON PHOTOGRAPHIC EVIDENCE REGARDLESS OF WHETHER THE CAMERA OR OTHER ELECTRONIC DEVICE CAPTURING THE PHOTOGRAPHIC EVIDENCE WAS ATTENDED OR UNATTENDED AT THE TIME IT CAPTURED THE PHOTOGRAPHIC EVIDENCE; AND TO DISGORGE ANY FINES COLLECTED IN VIOLATION OF SECTION 56-5-70.
(Judiciary Com.--March 31, 2011)
(Fav. With Amdt.--May 18, 2011)
(Debate adjourned until Wed., May 25, 2011--May 24, 2011)

H. 3308 (Word version)--Reps. Forrester, Allison, Parker and Brady: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, SO AS TO ENACT "JAIDON'S LAW" BY AMENDING SECTION 63-7-1680, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE CONTENTS, APPROVAL, AND AMENDMENT OF A PLACEMENT PLAN DEVELOPED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES FOR A CHILD REMOVED FROM

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THE CUSTODY OF HIS OR HER PARENTS, SO AS TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THE VISITATION RIGHTS AND OBLIGATIONS OF THE PARENTS UNDER THE PLACEMENT PLAN; TO AMEND SECTION 63-7-1690, RELATING TO CONTENTS OF A PLACEMENT PLAN WHEN THE CONDITIONS FOR REMOVAL OF A CHILD FROM THE CUSTODY OF HIS OR HER PARENTS INCLUDE CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE ABUSE BY THE PARENTS, SO AS TO MAKE THE CONTENTS OF THE PLAN MANDATORY, RATHER THAN IN THE DISCRETION OF THE COURT; TO AMEND SECTION 63-7-1710, RELATING TO CIRCUMSTANCES UNDER WHICH THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES SHALL FILE A PETITION TO TERMINATE PARENTAL RIGHTS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT SHALL FILE THIS PETITION IF THE PARENT IS CONVICTED OF HOMICIDE BY CHILD ABUSE, OR AIDING OR ABETTING TO COMMIT HOMICIDE BY CHILD ABUSE, OF ANOTHER CHILD OF THE PARENT; TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT SHALL FILE THIS PETITION IF A PARENT FAILED THREE HAIR-STRAND DRUG TESTS OVER A NINE-MONTH PERIOD; AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT SHALL FILE SUCH A PETITION IF A PARENT FAILED TWICE IN A TWELVE-MONTH PERIOD TO COMPLY WITH THE TERMS OF A TREATMENT PLAN OR PLACEMENT PLAN; TO AMEND SECTION 63-7-1940, RELATING TO COURT-ORDERED PLACEMENT OF A PERSON IN THE CENTRAL REGISTRY FOR CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE COURT SHALL ORDER THAT A PERSON BE PLACED IN THE REGISTRY IF THE PERSON GAVE BIRTH TO THE CHILD AND THE CHILD TESTED POSITIVE FOR DRUGS; AND TO AMEND SECTION 63-7-2570, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO GROUNDS FOR TERMINATING PARENTAL RIGHTS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT TERMINATING THESE RIGHTS ON THE GROUNDS OF SEVERE AND REPETITIVE ABUSE OR NEGLECT INCLUDES HOSPITALIZATION OF A CHILD FOR MORE THAN FOURTEEN DAYS DUE TO ABUSE OR NEGLECT; TO INCLUDE IN THE GROUNDS FOR TERMINATING THESE RIGHTS A PARENT'S ADDICTION TO ALCOHOL OR ILLEGAL DRUGS OR PRESCRIPTION MEDICATION

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ABUSE WHEN THE PARENT'S ADDICTION IS UNLIKELY TO CHANGE WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME; AND TO PROVIDE AS A GROUND FOR TERMINATING THESE RIGHTS A PARENT BEING CONVICTED OF MURDER, VOLUNTARY MANSLAUGHTER, OR HOMICIDE BY CHILD ABUSE OF ANOTHER CHILD OF THE PARENT.
(Judiciary Com.--January 12, 2011)
(Fav. With Amdt.--May 18, 2011)
(Debate adjourned until Wed., May 25, 2011--May 24, 2011)

H. 3400 (Word version)--Rep. Weeks: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 63-3-530, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO JURISDICTION OF THE FAMILY COURT IN CERTAIN MATTERS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A CHILD SUPPORT OBLIGATION AUTOMATICALLY TERMINATES WHEN THE CHILD TURNS EIGHTEEN OR GRADUATES FROM HIGH SCHOOL, WHICHEVER IS SOONER.
(Judiciary Com.--January 20, 2011)
(Fav. With Amdt.--May 18, 2011)
(Debate adjourned until Wed., May 25, 2011--May 24, 2011)

H. 3385 (Word version)--Reps. D. C. Moss, V. S. Moss, Harrison, Delleney, Gambrell, Harrell, Hiott, Hixon, Lucas and Norman: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 61-6-4160, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE UNLAWFUL SALE OF ALCOHOLIC LIQUORS ON SUNDAYS AND ELECTION DAYS, SO AS TO INCLUDE CHRISTMAS DAY AND THANKSGIVING DAY IN THE PURVIEW OF THE STATUTE.
(Judiciary Com.--January 20, 2011)
(Fav. With Amdt.--May 18, 2011)
(Debate adjourned until Wed., May 25, 2011--May 24, 2011)

S. 404 (Word version)--Senators Campsen, McConnell, Land, Peeler, Alexander, Bryant, Campbell, Cleary, Coleman, Cromer, Davis, Elliott, Fair, Grooms, Hayes, Hutto, Jackson, Knotts, Leventis, Matthews, L. Martin, Massey, McGill, O'Dell, Pinckney, Rankin, Reese, Rose, Ryberg, Setzler, Sheheen, Thomas, Verdin, Williams, Lourie, Scott, Leatherman, Shoopman, Malloy, Bright and S. Martin: A BILL RELATING TO REFORM OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA ELECTION LAWS BY ENACTING THE "SOUTH

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CAROLINA UNIFORMED AND OVERSEAS CITIZENS ABSENTEE VOTERS ACT"; TO AMEND SECTION 7-15-400, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO APPLICATIONS AND ISSUANCE OF WRITE-IN ABSENTEE BALLOTS, SO AS TO ALLOW A VOTER TO MAKE A STATEMENT ON A FEDERAL WRITE-IN ABSENTEE BALLOT THAT HE IS UNABLE TO VOTE BY REGULAR ABSENTEE BALLOT OR IN PERSON DUE TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF MILITARY SERVICE, LIVING IN AN ISOLATED AREA, OR AN EXTREMELY REMOTE AREA OF THE WORLD, AND TO ADD THAT A QUALIFIED ABSENTEE ELECTOR MAY ALTERNATIVELY SUBMIT A FEDERAL WRITE-IN ABSENTEE BALLOT FOR ANY FEDERAL, STATE, OR LOCAL OFFICE OR BALLOT INITIATIVE; TO ADD SECTION 7-15-406 TO ARTICLE 5, CHAPTER 13, TITLE 7, SO AS TO REQUIRE ALL ABSENTEE BALLOTS MUST BE MAILED TO THE ELECTOR AT LEAST FORTY-FIVE DAYS PRIOR TO ANY ELECTION; TO AMEND SECTION 7-15-460, RELATING TO ABSENTEE BALLOTS AS PROVIDED BY THE UNIFORMED AND OVERSEAS CITIZENS ABSENTEE VOTING ACT, SO AS TO MAKE THE PROVISIONS APPLICABLE TO FEDERAL, STATE, AND LOCAL OFFICES, AND TO REQUIRE THAT AN ELECTRONIC FREE ACCESS BALLOT TRACKING SYSTEM IS AVAILABLE TO ELECTORS; AND TO AMEND SECTION 7-15-220, RELATING TO THE SIGNING AND WITNESSING OF THE OATH BY THE ABSENTEE BALLOT APPLICANT, SO AS TO PROVIDE AN EXCEPTION FOR WITNESS REQUIREMENTS FOR VOTERS QUALIFIED UNDER THE UNIFORMED AND OVERSEAS CITIZENS ABSENTEE VOTERS ACT.
(Judiciary Com.--March 08, 2011)
(Favorable--May 18, 2011)
(Debate adjourned until Wed., May 25, 2011--May 24, 2011)

S. 391 (Word version)--Senators Campsen, Scott and Rose: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 7-13-35, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE NOTICE OF GENERAL, MUNICIPAL, SPECIAL, AND PRIMARY ELECTIONS, SO AS TO CHANGE THE TIME IN WHICH ABSENTEE BALLOTS MAY BE OPENED FROM 2:00 P.M. TO 9:00 A.M.,

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AND TO PROVIDE FOR A DATE ON WHICH AN ELECTION WILL BE HELD IN THE EVENT THAT IT IS POSTPONED; TO AMEND SECTION 7-13-40, RELATING TO THE TIME OF PARTY PRIMARY, CERTIFICATION OF NAMES, VERIFICATION OF CANDIDATES' QUALIFICATIONS, AND THE FILING FEE, SO AS TO CHANGE THE DATE FROM APRIL NINTH TO APRIL FIFTH; TO AMEND SECTION 7-13-190, RELATING TO SPECIAL ELECTIONS TO FILL VACANCIES IN OFFICE, SO AS TO ADD A SUBSECTION THAT PROVIDES FOR THE DATE OF AN ELECTION WHEN THE GOVERNOR DECLARES A STATE OF EMERGENCY FOR A JURISDICTION; AND TO AMEND SECTION 7-13-350, RELATING TO THE CERTIFICATION OF CANDIDATES AND VERIFICATION OF QUALIFICATIONS, SO AS TO CHANGE THE CERTIFICATION DATE FOR CANDIDATES FOR PRESIDENT AND VICE PRESIDENT FROM SEPTEMBER TENTH TO THE FIRST TUESDAY FOLLOWING THE FIRST MONDAY OF SEPTEMBER.
(Judiciary Com.--February 22, 2011)
(Fav. With Amdt.--May 18, 2011)
(Debate adjourned until Wed., May 25, 2011--May 24, 2011)

H. 3676 (Word version)--Reps. J. E. Smith, Clemmons, Dillard, Herbkersman, Limehouse, Mitchell and Whipper: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING CHAPTER 23 TO TITLE 31 SO AS TO ENACT THE "SOUTH CAROLINA COMMUNITY LAND TRUST ACT OF 2011", TO DEFINE TERMS, MAKE FINDINGS, TO PROVIDE THAT THE PURPOSE OF A COMMUNITY LAND TRUST IS TO HOLD LEGAL AND EQUITABLE TITLE TO LAND TO THEN LEASE THE LAND TO PROMOTE AFFORDABILITY, TO PROVIDE THE MANNER IN WHICH COMMUNITY LAND TRUSTS ARE FUNDED, AND TO PROVIDE THE PROCESS BY WHICH COMMUNITY LAND TRUSTS OPERATE.
(Judiciary Com.--February 15, 2011)
(Fav. With Amdt.--May 18, 2011)
(Debate adjourned until Wed., May 25, 2011--May 24, 2011)

S. 592 (Word version)--Senators Hayes, Leventis, Cromer, Rose, Scott, Knotts, Alexander and Ford: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF

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LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 25-1-3067 SO AS TO CREATE THE OFFENSE OF FRATERNIZATION; TO AMEND SECTION 25-1-10, RELATING TO THE STATE MILITARY CODE'S DEFINITIONS, SO AS TO DEFINE THE TERM "ORGANIZED MILITIA"; TO AMEND SECTION 25-1-40, RELATING TO THE APPLICABILITY OF THE UNIFORM CODE OF MILITARY JUSTICE, SO AS TO DELETE AN UNNECESSARY REFERENCE TO CAPITAL SENTENCES; TO AMEND SECTION 25-1-60, RELATING TO THE COMPOSITION AND CLASSES OF THE STATE MILITIA, SO AS TO CLARIFY THAT ACTIVE MEMBERS OF THE NATIONAL GUARD ARE NOT PART OF THE ORGANIZED MILITIA; TO AMEND SECTION 25-1-70, RELATING TO THE COMPOSITION OF THE NATIONAL GUARD, SO AS TO CLARIFY THE ADJUTANT GENERAL'S AUTHORITY TO ORGANIZE UNITS FOR STATE RECOGNIZED AND ORGANIZED POSITIONS; TO AMEND SECTION 25-1-120, RELATING TO MILITARY CORPORATIONS, SO AS TO CLARIFY THAT MILITARY CORPORATIONS ARE EXEMPT FROM FILING RETURNS WITH THE SOUTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE TO THE SAME EXTENT THEY ARE EXEMPT FROM FILING RETURNS WITH THE INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE; TO AMEND SECTION 25-1-340, RELATING TO VACANCIES IN THE OFFICE OF THE ADJUTANT GENERAL, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT AN INTERIM APPOINTEE SHALL HOLD THE RANK OF COLONEL OR HIGHER; TO AMEND SECTION 25-1-635, RELATING TO LEGAL ASSISTANCE SERVICES, SO AS TO CLARIFY THE PERSONAL LIABILITY EXEMPTION; TO AMEND SECTION 25-1-830, RELATING TO OFFICER SELECTION BOARDS, SO AS TO INCLUDE REFERENCES TO FEDERAL PERSONNEL ACTS; TO AMEND SECTION 25-1-1370, RELATING TO MAINTENANCE ALLOWANCES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THESE FUNDS MUST BE DEPOSITED IN STATE ACCOUNTS FOR MILITARY DEPARTMENT OPERATIONS AND MAINTENANCE; TO AMEND SECTION 25-1-2420, RELATING TO CODE OF MILITARY JUSTICE DEFINITIONS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE TERM "STATE JUDGE ADVOCATE" MEANS A FEDERALLY RECOGNIZED NATIONAL GUARD JUDGE ADVOCATE;

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TO AMEND SECTION 25-1-2450, RELATING TO THE APPOINTMENT OF THE STATE JUDGE ADVOCATE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE STATE JUDGE ADVOCATE MUST BE FEDERALLY RECOGNIZED AS A JUDGE ADVOCATE; TO AMEND SECTION 25-1-2455, RELATING TO THE APPOINTMENT OF THE STATE MILITARY JUDGE, SO AS TO REQUIRE MEMBERSHIP AND GOOD STANDING IN THE SOUTH CAROLINA BAR; TO AMEND SECTION 25-1-2520, RELATING TO NONJUDICIAL DISCIPLINARY PUNISHMENT, SO AS TO ALLOW THE DELEGATION OF NONJUDICIAL PUNISHMENT AUTHORITY IN CERTAIN SITUATIONS; TO AMEND SECTION 25-1-2550, RELATING TO GENERAL COURTS-MARTIAL JURISDICTION, SO AS TO INCREASE THE COURT'S PUNISHMENT AUTHORITY; TO AMEND SECTION 25-1-2560, RELATING TO SPECIAL COURTS-MARTIAL JURISDICTION, SO AS TO INCREASE THE COURT'S PUNISHMENT AUTHORITY; TO AMEND SECTION 25-1-2570, RELATING TO SUMMARY COURTS-MARTIAL JURISDICTION, SO AS TO INCREASE THE COURT'S PUNISHMENT AUTHORITY; TO AMEND SECTION 25-1-2580, RELATING TO THE APPOINTMENT OF GENERAL COURTS-MARTIAL, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT APPOINTMENT AUTHORITY MAY BE DELEGATED TO THE ADJUTANT GENERAL UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES; TO AMEND SECTION 25-1-2600, RELATING TO THE APPOINTMENT OF SUMMARY COURTS-MARTIAL, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT APPOINTMENT AUTHORITY MAY BE DELEGATED UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES; TO AMEND SECTION 25-1-2630, RELATING TO THE DETAIL OF TRIAL AND DEFENSE COUNSEL, SO AS TO CLARIFY THE STATE JUDGE ADVOCATE'S APPOINTMENT AUTHORITY; TO AMEND SECTION 25-1-2640, RELATING TO THE RECORDING OF PROCEEDINGS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A QUALIFIED COURT REPORTER MAY BE HIRED TO RECORD COURT-MARTIAL PROCEEDINGS; TO AMEND SECTION 25-1-2910, RELATING TO FRAUDULENT ENLISTMENTS, APPOINTMENTS, OR SEPARATIONS, SO AS TO PROVIDE JURISDICTION OVER SERVICEMEMBERS WHO COMMIT WILFUL MISCONDUCT TO INTENTIONALLY

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CAUSE THEIR SEPARATION; TO AMEND SECTION 25-1-3025, RELATING TO THE OFFENSE OF MALINGERING, SO AS TO PROVIDE JURISDICTION OVER SERVICEMEMBERS WHO COMMIT, PERFORM, OR UNDERTAKE SERVICE DISQUALIFYING ACTIVITIES; TO AMEND SECTION 25-1-3065, RELATING TO THE OFFENSE OF CONDUCT UNBECOMING AN OFFICER, SO AS TO DELETE THE ELEMENT THAT THE ACCUSED BE A COMMISSIONED OFFICER; AND TO AMEND SECTION 25-1-3160, RELATING TO CONSTRUCTION OF THE UNIFORM CODE OF MILITARY JUSTICE, SO AS TO ALLOW THE ADJUTANT GENERAL TO ESTABLISH PROCEDURES TO CONFORM STATE MILITARY JUDICIAL PROCEEDINGS WITH STATE CIRCUIT COURT PROCEEDINGS.
(Judiciary Com.--April 26, 2011)
(Fav. With Amdt.--May 18, 2011)
(Debate adjourned until Wed., May 25, 2011--May 24, 2011)

H. 4236 (Word version)--Reps. Mitchell and Loftis: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO ESTABLISH THE SOUTH CAROLINA EQUITABLE REDEVELOPMENT COMMISSION AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE COMMISSION AND ITS DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS.
(Without reference--May 18, 2011)
(Debate adjourned until Wed., May 25, 2011--May 24, 2011)

H. 3474 (Word version)--Rep. Sandifer: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 6-8-20, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE DUTIES OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA BUILDING CODES COUNCIL, SO AS TO SEPARATE THE COUNCIL INTO THE SOUTH CAROLINA COMMERCIAL BUILDING CODES COUNCIL AND THE SOUTH CAROLINA RESIDENTIAL BUILDING CODES COUNCIL; TO AMEND SECTION 6-9-5, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE PUBLIC POLICY FOR BUILDING CODES, SO AS TO MAKE SPECIFIC REFERENCE TO BOTH THE COMMERCIAL BUILDING CODES COUNCIL AND THE RESIDENTIAL BUILDING CODES COUNCIL; TO AMEND SECTION 6-9-20, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO AGREEMENTS WITH OTHER GOVERNMENTAL ENTITIES, SO AS TO MAKE SPECIFIC REFERENCE TO

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BOTH THE COMMERCIAL BUILDING CODES COUNCIL AND THE RESIDENTIAL BUILDING CODES COUNCIL; TO AMEND SECTION 6-9-40, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO BUILDING CODE ADOPTION PROCEDURE, SO AS TO CLARIFY THE AUTHORITY OF BOTH THE COMMERCIAL BUILDING CODES COUNCIL AND THE RESIDENTIAL BUILDING CODES COUNCIL; TO AMEND SECTION 6-9-63, RELATING TO THE COMPOSITION AND FUNCTIONS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA BUILDING CODES COUNCIL, SO AS TO DEFINE THE COMPOSITION OF BOTH THE COMMERCIAL BUILDING CODES COUNCIL AND THE RESIDENTIAL BUILDING CODES COUNCIL; AND TO AMEND SECTION 6-9-105, RELATING TO CODE VARIATIONS BASED ON PHYSICAL OR CLIMATOLOGICAL CONDITIONS, SO AS TO INCLUDE GEOLOGICAL CONDITIONS AS A CONSIDERATION FOR A VARIANCE, AND TO MAKE SPECIFIC REFERENCE TO THE APPROPRIATE COUNCIL FOR THE SUBMISSION OF PROPOSED VARIANCES.
(Labor, Com. & Ind. Com.--January 27, 2011)
(Fav. With Amdt.--May 19, 2011)

S. 694 (Word version)--Senator Bryant: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 41-15-520 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO REMEDIES FOR EMPLOYEES CHARGING DISCRIMINATION, TO PROVIDE FOR REFERRAL TO THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF LABOR ALLEGATIONS MADE BY A PRIVATE SECTOR EMPLOYEE OF A VIOLATION OF SECTION 41-15-510 AND TO PROVIDE FOR CIVIL REMEDIES.
(Judiciary Com.--April 28, 2011)
(Recalled and referred to Labor, Com. & Ind. Com.--May 11, 2011)
(Favorable--May 19, 2011)

S. 890 (Word version)--Senators L. Martin and Alexander: A BILL TO AMEND ACT 260 OF 1981, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE PICKENS COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD OF TRUSTEES, TO PROVIDE THAT THE ELECTORS RESIDING IN THE DELLWOOD SUBDIVISION OF ANDERSON COUNTY SHALL BE ELIGIBLE TO VOTE IN THE ELECTION OF, AND HOLD OFFICE FOR, THE MEMBER OF THE BOARD

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OF TRUSTEES IN THE CLOSEST CONTIGUOUS SCHOOL DISTRICT IN PICKENS COUNTY.
(Without reference--May 19, 2011)

S. 172 (Word version)--Senators Rose, Fair, Leatherman, Bright, Bryant, Campsen, Knotts, O'Dell, S. Martin, Ford and McGill: A BILL TO AMEND ARTICLE 2, CHAPTER 101, TITLE 59 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO PUBLIC INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER LEARNING, BY ADDING SECTION 59-101-670 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, AND 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 PUBLIC OFFICIALS AND EMPLOYEES FOR PUBLIC USE; AND TO AMEND ARTICLE 15, CHAPTER 1, TITLE 1, RELATING TO REPORTING OF EXPENDITURES OF STATE APPROPRIATED FUNDS BY STATE AGENCIES, PERSONAL DATA AND THE LIKE, BY ADDING SECTION 1-1-1040 TO PROVIDE THAT ALL STATE AGENCIES MUST HAVE A LINK ON THEIR INTERNET WEBSITE TO THE STATE AGENCY RESPONSIBLE FOR POSTING ON ITS INTERNET WEBSITE THE AGENCY'S, DEPARTMENT'S, OR INSTITUTION'S MONTHLY STATE PROCUREMENT CARD STATEMENTS OR MONTHLY REPORTS CONTAINING ALL OR SUBSTANTIALLY ALL THE SAME INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THE MONTHLY STATE PROCUREMENT CARD STATEMENTS.
(Ways and Means Com.--March 29, 2011)
(Recalled--May 19, 2011)

S. 823 (Word version)--Senators Knotts, Ford, Williams, Setzler, Campbell, O'Dell, Bryant, Rankin, Cleary, McConnell, McGill, Land, Campsen and Cromer: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 1-1-681 SO AS TO DESIGNATE COLLARD GREENS AS THE OFFICIAL STATE VEGETABLE.
(Agri., Natl. Res. and Environ. Affrs. Com.--April 27, 2011)
(Favorable--May 24, 2011)

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H. 4258 (Word version)--Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL, RELATING TO ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT COLLECTION AND RECOVERY, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 4179, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
(Without Reference--May 24, 2011)

H. 4005 (Word version)--Reps. Corbin, Hardwick, Stringer, Loftis, Ryan, Bannister, Agnew, Barfield, V. S. Moss, Thayer, Murphy, Hearn, Norman, Gambrell, Sottile, Limehouse, Chumley, Bikas, Crawford, Clemmons, Crosby, Daning, Delleney, Hamilton, Hayes, Hixon, Hodges, D. C. Moss, Nanney, Owens, Patrick, Pinson, Pitts, Pope, Simrill, G. R. Smith, J. R. Smith, Tallon, Taylor, White and Young: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 39-25-20, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO TERMS AND THEIR DEFINITIONS REGARDING ADULTERATED OR MISBRANDED FOOD AND COSMETICS, SO AS TO PROVIDE A DEFINITION FOR THE TERM "HONEY" AND TO PROVIDE LABELING REQUIREMENTS FOR HONEY.
(Agri., Natl. Res. and Environ. Affrs. Com.--March 31, 2011)
(Recalled--May 24, 2011)

WITHDRAWAL OF OBJECTIONS/REQUEST FOR DEBATE

UNANIMOUS CONSENT REQUESTS

SENATE AMENDMENTS ON

H. 3587 (Word version)--Reps. Edge, Viers, Hardwick, Hearn, Clemmons, Barfield, Hayes and Loftis: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 48-39-130, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO EXEMPTIONS FROM PERMITS REQUIRED TO UTILIZE CRITICAL AREAS, SO AS TO ADD AN EXEMPTION FOR MAINTENANCE DREDGING BY COUNTIES OR MUNICIPALITIES OF CERTAIN CANALS IF THE DREDGING IS AUTHORIZED BY THE UNITED STATES ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS AND TO PROVIDE THAT ALL OTHER DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND

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ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL CERTIFICATIONS FOR SUCH DREDGING ARE WAIVED.
(Pending Question: Shall the House concur in the Senate Amendments--May 24, 2011)

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 HOMEOWNERS 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.
(Pending Questions: Shall the House concur in the Senate Amendments--May 24, 2011)

THIRD READING STATEWIDE CONTESTED BILLS

S. 20 (Word version)--Senators Grooms, McConnell, Thomas, Alexander, Leatherman, Knotts, Bryant, Hayes, Rose, Verdin, S. Martin, Peeler, L. Martin, Fair, Ryberg, Cromer, Campsen, Davis, Shoopman, Rankin and Bright: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 1, TITLE 23 OF THE 1976 CODE, BY ADDING SECTION 23-1-250 TO PROVIDE THAT WHERE A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER HAS REASONABLE SUSPICION THAT A PERSON STOPPED, DETAINED, OR ARRESTED BY LAW ENFORCEMENT IS AN ALIEN UNLAWFULLY IN THE UNITED STATES, THE OFFICER OR HIS AGENCY MUST FOLLOW CERTAIN PROCEDURES TO VERIFY HIS IMMIGRATION STATUS; AND TO AMEND ARTICLE 5, CHAPTER 9, TITLE 16, BY ADDING SECTION 16-9-480 TO PROVIDE THAT IT IS UNLAWFUL FOR A PERSON UNLAWFULLY IN THE UNITED STATES TO SOLICIT OR ATTEMPT TO SOLICIT

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WORK, AND TO PROVIDE PROCEDURES FOR VERIFYING IMMIGRATION STATUS.
(Judiciary Com.--March 14, 2011)
(Fav. With Amdt.--May 18, 2011)
(Requests for debate by Reps. Allison, Bedingfield, R.L. Brown, Chumley, Clyburn, Corbin, Crawford, Hamilton, Hardwick, Hearn, Henderson, Hixon, Hosey, Loftis, Mack, McCoy, D.C. Moss, Nanney, Norman, Parker, Patrick, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.R. Smith, Tallon, Taylor, Viers, Whipper and White--May 24, 2011)
(Amended and read second time--May 24, 2011)

H. 4198 (Word version)--Reps. Bingham, Cooper, White, Cobb-Hunter, Ott, Whipper, Erickson and Bowers: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 41-31-35 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT FOR PURPOSES OF UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION BENEFIT CONTRIBUTIONS REQUIRED OF EMPLOYERS, IF AN EMPLOYER HAS A POSITIVE FUND BALANCE FOR A PERIOD OF AT LEAST ONE YEAR IN ITS ACCOUNT, IT MAY NOT BE CLASSIFIED IN RATE CLASS 13 OR HIGHER AND TO PROVIDE THAT ALL NEW EMPLOYERS FOR PURPOSES OF UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION BENEFIT CONTRIBUTIONS REQUIRED OF EMPLOYERS MUST BE CLASSIFIED IN RATE CLASS 12; BY ADDING SECTION 41-31-36 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT NO NORTH AMERICAN INDUSTRY CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM CODE 5613 EMPLOYER BASE RATE MAY BE LESS THAN THE RATE APPLICABLE FOR RATE CLASS THIRTEEN UNTIL THERE HAVE BEEN TWELVE CONSECUTIVE MONTHS OF COVERAGE AFTER FIRST BECOMING LIABLE FOR CONTRIBUTIONS; BY ADDING SECTION 41-31-41 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT FOR CALENDAR YEARS 2011 AND 2012, RETROACTIVE TO JANUARY 2011, THE STATE SHALL REDUCE STATE UNEMPLOYMENT TAX BASE RATES FOR EMPLOYERS IN TIERS 13 THROUGH 20 BY A SPECIFIED PERCENT, TO PROVIDE THE METHOD TO BE USED TO FUND SUCH REDUCTIONS, AND TO ALSO PROVIDE FOR THE PREMIUMS TO BE PAID BY EMPLOYERS IN TIERS 1 THROUGH 12 FOR CALENDAR YEARS 2011 AND 2012; TO AMEND SECTION 41-31-45, RELATING TO ESTIMATES OF THE INCOME

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NECESSARY TO PAY UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION BENEFITS DURING A CALENDAR YEAR WHEN THE STATE UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE TRUST FUND IS IN DEBT STATUS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THE MANNER IN WHICH SUCH ESTIMATES ARE DETERMINED FOR CALENDAR YEARS 2011 AND 2012, AND TO REVISE THE MANNER IN WHICH SUCH ESTIMATES ARE DETERMINED BEGINNING IN JANUARY 2013 AND THEREAFTER WHILE THE TRUST FUND IS IN DEBT STATUS; TO AMEND SECTION 41-31-50, RELATING TO THE MANNER IN WHICH EMPLOYER RATE COMPUTATIONS ARE DETERMINED, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE DETERMINATION OF THE RATES NEEDED TO PAY BENEFITS FOR CALENDAR YEARS 2011 AND 2012, RETROACTIVE TO JANUARY 2011, NOT INCLUDING THE ACHIEVEMENT OF SOLVENCY TARGETS, TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THE DETERMINATION OF THE RATES NEEDED TO PAY BENEFITS AND ACHIEVE SOLVENCY TARGETS BEGINNING IN JANUARY 2013, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE MANNER IN WHICH THE RATE FOR CLASS TWENTY MUST BE SET; BY ADDING SECTION 41-31-52 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE MANNER IN WHICH BENEFITS FOR SEASONAL WORKERS SHALL BE DETERMINED, CALCULATED, AND PAID; TO AMEND SECTION 41-31-55, RELATING TO ADDITIONAL SURCHARGES WHEN THE STATE UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE TRUST FUND IS INSOLVENT, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR WHAT PROVISIONS OF LAW THE STATE SHALL FOLLOW TO SET RATES FOR CLASS TWENTY BEGINNING IN JANUARY 2013 AND TO PROVIDE FOR CERTAIN CREDITS FOR EMPLOYERS IN TIERS 1 THROUGH 12; AND BY ADDING SECTION 41-31-65 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT SHALL ALLOCATE ALL CREDITS DUE TO ANY EMPLOYER

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THAT HAS PAID IN EXCESS OF THEIR BALANCE DUE BY JULY 31, 2011.
(Labor, Com. & Ind. Com.--May 11, 2011)
(Recalled--May 17, 2011)
(Requests for debate by Reps. Agnew, Anderson, Bikas, G.A. Brown, R.L. Brown, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Cooper, Corbin, Govan, Hardwick, Hiott, Hixon, Hosey, Howard, Johnson, King, Mack, McCoy, J.H. Neal, Ott, Owens, Sabb, Sandifer, Sellers, Skelton, J.R. Smith, Weeks and Whipper--May 24, 2011)
(Amended and read second time--May 24, 2011)

MOTION PERIOD

SECOND READING STATEWIDE CONTESTED BILLS

H. 3788 (Word version)--(Debate adjourned until Tue., May 31, 2011--May 24, 2011)

H. 3407 (Word version)--Reps. Herbkersman, Owens, Quinn, Simrill, Stringer, Bedingfield, Barfield, Bowen, Clemmons, Corbin, Delleney, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrison, Henderson, Hixon, Limehouse, Loftis, Long, Lowe, McCoy, D. C. Moss, Murphy, Nanney, Patrick, Pitts, Ryan, G. M. Smith, G. R. Smith, J. R. Smith, Sottile, Taylor, Viers, Crawford, Spires, Tribble, Lucas and Brantley: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, TO ENACT THE "EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITY ACT" BY ADDING ARTICLE 6 TO CHAPTER 63, TITLE 59 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A QUALIFYING STUDENT IS ELIGIBLE TO RECEIVE A SCHOLARSHIP TO ATTEND AN INDEPENDENT SCHOOL IF HE MEETS CERTAIN CONDITIONS, AND TO PROVIDE THE VALUE OF THOSE SCHOLARSHIPS; TO ALLOW A TAX CREDIT TO BE TAKEN BY A PERSON WHO FILES STATE INCOME TAX FOR TUITION PAID FOR A QUALIFYING STUDENT TO ATTEND AN INDEPENDENT SCHOOL UPON CERTAIN CONDITIONS, TO PROVIDE THE VALUE OF THE TAX CREDIT, TO PROVIDE THAT THE TAX CREDIT MAY BE TAKEN IN FUTURE YEARS UPON CERTAIN CONDITIONS, TO REQUIRE A RECEIPT TO CLAIM THE TAX CREDIT, AND TO PROVIDE THAT A TAX CREDIT MAY NOT BE TAKEN IF THE STUDENT'S ENROLLMENT IN THE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL IS TERMINATED; TO

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REQUIRE THE STATE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD TO CALCULATE THE SAVINGS TO THE STATE GENERAL FUND DERIVED FROM THE PROVISIONS OF THIS ARTICLE, TO PROVIDE THE MECHANISM FOR THAT CALCULATION, TO PROVIDE FOR TAX CREDITS TO BE TAKEN FOR TUITION PAID FOR OTHER STUDENTS TO ATTEND INDEPENDENT SCHOOLS, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE TOTAL AND INDIVIDUAL AMOUNTS OF THOSE TAX CREDITS; TO PROVIDE FOR A TAX CREDIT FOR A PERSON WHO TEACHES A QUALIFYING STUDENT AT HOME, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE TAX CREDIT MAY BE TAKEN IN FUTURE YEARS UPON CERTAIN CONDITIONS; TO ALLOW A CORPORATION OR PERSON TO CLAIM A CREDIT AGAINST STATE INCOME TAX OR FRANCHISE FEES FOR A CONTRIBUTION MADE TO A STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP ORGANIZATION; TO PROVIDE DUTIES FOR INDEPENDENT SCHOOLS AND STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP ORGANIZATIONS WITH REGARD TO THIS ARTICLE; TO PROVIDE TESTING REQUIREMENTS; TO ALLOW THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE TO PROMULGATE NECESSARY REGULATIONS AND TO CONDUCT NECESSARY EXAMINATIONS AND INVESTIGATIONS; TO PROVIDE REPORTING REQUIREMENTS BY THE STATE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD AND THE LEGISLATIVE AUDIT COUNCIL; TO PROVIDE DUTIES OF THE EDUCATION OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE AND THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION WITH REGARD TO THIS ARTICLE; TO PROVIDE THAT AN INDEPENDENT SCHOOL IS NOT AN AGENT OR ARM OF THE STATE OR FEDERAL GOVERNMENT WITH RESPECT TO THIS ARTICLE; TO PROVIDE THAT OTHER STATE AGENCIES MAY NOT REGULATE THE EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM OF AN INDEPENDENT SCHOOL; AND BY ADDING SECTION 12-6-3383 SO AS TO ALLOW AN INDIVIDUAL TO CLAIM AN

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INCOME TAX CREDIT PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 6, CHAPTER 63, TITLE 59.
(Ways and Means Com.--January 20, 2011)
(Fav. With Amdt.--May 17, 2011)
(Requests for debate by Reps. Atwater, Brannon, Cobb-Hunter, Funderburk, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hosey, Loftis, J.M. Neal, Ott, Owens, Parker, Patrick, Pinson, Pitts, Sellers, Skelton, J.E. Smith, Stringer, White and Willis--May 19, 2011)
(Debate adjourned until Wed., May 25, 2011--May 19, 2011)

H. 4088 (Word version)--Reps. Ott, Brantley, Hardwick, Cobb-Hunter, Crawford, Spires, Frye, Gilliard, Battle, Bales, J. H. Neal, Jefferson, Atwater, Brannon, Patrick, Anthony, Bowers, Branham, Clyburn, Hayes, Huggins, Long, Lowe, J. M. Neal and Toole: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 14-1-207, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE ADDITIONAL ASSESSMENT FOR OFFENSES TRIED IN MAGISTRATES COURT, SO AS TO ADD VIOLATIONS OF TITLE 50 TO THE OFFENSES EXEMPT FROM THE ADDITIONAL ASSESSMENT.
(Judiciary Com.--April 13, 2011)
(Recalled and referred to Agri., Natl. Res. and Environ. Affrs. Com.--April 13, 2011)
(Recalled--May 18, 2011)
(Requests for debate by Reps. Brannon, R.L. Brown, Daning, Harrison, Hiott, Pitts, Tribble and Willis--May 19, 2011)
(Debate adjourned until Wed., May 25, 2011--May 24, 2011)


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