HOUSE TO MEET AT 10:00 A. M.

NO. 11

CALENDAR

OF THE

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

OF THE

STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA

REGULAR SESSION BEGINNING TUESDAY, JANUARY 10, 2012

THURSDAY, JANUARY 26, 2012

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NATION FORD HIGH SCHOOL MARCHING BAND

2011 STATE AAA BAND CHAMPIONS

Justin Adams Riley Adams Rachel Adams
Nadia Afshar Carlos Agurs Tommy Aiken
Zena Alsabbah Justin Ballish Kayla Barone
Pearce Beach Kelsi Berkebile Zach Berry
Alexandra Best Shakeel Bhamani Kayla Bivens
Jasmine Blackman Gryphen Blackwell Amanda Blom
Jordan Bralley Hayden Braun Hayden Briggs
Sarah Broach Kyle Brogden Gini Brown
Taylor Bunge Andrew Burrell Stephen Campbell
Joshua Cardenas Dominick Carducci Austin Caricari
Jaylin Carter Drew Clifton Alyssa Collado
Alec Cunningham Wade Dean Ben Drake
Jonathan Drake Courteney Elder Lauren Ervin
Bailey Fatool David Feeley Tia Ferrara
Meagan Fischer Dylan Free Ian Giocondo
Brittany Gionakis Clara Gleason Will Grantham
Mallory Grieve David Habbick Kendra Hall
Abby Hays Chris Heidenreich Peter Heil
Emily Hessler Kelly Hessler E.B Hinnant
Adam Hoffman Ian Houston Jacob (Jake) Howren
Vincent Izzo Jauwan Isiah Johnson Hunter Jones
Skylar Jones Kendall Juell Bryan Keefe
Johnathan Keefe Owen Kinsey Kasey Knight
Hannah Laney Phil Lanier Jenna Law
Jessica Law Abby Ledogar Hayden Lewis
Hunter Lewis Lauren Loyd Tyler Lubben
Caroline Luksch Jacob Lutz Zach Lutz
Jake Mann John Marshall Chandler Maskal
Ben McCord Sydney McGarrigle Nicole McLear
Megan McLelland Alex Meredith Andrew Merk
Andy Michels AJ Miller Hunter Miller
Stephen Miller Caitlin Mingonet Sarah Morris
Allie Morrison Fungai Mumba DeAnna Murray
Rob Neill Everett Newlon Peter Nguyen
Molly O'Day Claire Packard Kyle Packard
Namrata Paladugu Chrissy Payne Ian Pilley
Weston Pilley Max Reber Lauren Reising
Westley Renner Christy Reuille Colby Richardson
John Richardson Martha Richardson Nikki Rizzo
Sabrina Roof Chandler Rouse Hannah Marie Rozier
Danny Schorsch Dani Shaddix Kristopher Shanrock
TJ Shedd Kaitlyn Sizer Nick Stephens
Crysahna Suarez Kaela Swanson Ali Swint

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Philip Tassoul Helen Taylor David Tebo
Johnny Tennant Sara Tennant Patrick Thiel
Art Thomas Sam Thomas Tyler Tickle
Jillian Tillery Josh Tompkins Leanne Totherow
Mitchell Tyson Spencer Vanderwalker Blake Vandiver
Ben Varipapa Michael Wagner Justin Walker
Serena Walker Patrick Wasil A. J. Weathers
Emily Weeks Judy Wei Hannah Wells
Melissa Wells Ashley Westmoreland Andrew White
Nigel Wolfram Anna Wyman Emily Wyndham
Stephen Zoeller Dameon Zukowski

DIRECTOR

Martin Dickey

ASSISTANT BAND DIRECTOR

Ray Linkous

PRINCIPAL

Beverly Bowman

SCHOOL COLORS

Red and Black

SCHOOL MASCOT

Falcon

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SOUTH POINTE HIGH SCHOOL "STALLIONS"

2011 STATE AAAA DIVISION II FOOTBALL CHAMPIONS

Nick Adams Logan Ard Brandan Barber
Brandon Bechtler Clay Bell Lang Bigham
Cody Blake Davonta Blake Ra'Shawn Braceful
Kyle Brandt Josh Brice Tacori Brock
Jeremy Brown Dylan Bruton RJ Burt
Buddy Byers Travon Byers Michael Campbell
Ja'Naris Chisholm Montay Crockett Demon Davis
DeShawn Davis Tarik Dunn Brandon Fisher
Dreon Gordon Michael Grubb Justin Hart
Zeph Heath Kaleb Hemphill Tay Hicklin
Devin Hilton Ty Holly Jeremy Hopkins
Jakob Huechtker Albert Hughes Colton Hunter
Matt Hutches DaMorris Jackson Malik Jamerson
JaRyan Jennings Austin Johnson Justin King
Robert Lancaster Armon Lindsay Shawn Love
Josh Massey Alex McCleod Jarvis McCroery
Whit McGuirt DiAmond Miller Manzey Miller
Bree Minor Xavien Mobley-James Jaquavion Moore
Dakota Mozingo Corey Neely DV Orr
Devin Pearson TJ Potts Marleek Reid
Tay Robinson-Locke Zeek Rodney Gabe Ruiz
LaKeenan Scruggs CJ Shannon Trinity Shannon
Alex Simms Jamil Simpson De Sloan
Raekwon Smith Devin Starnes Ben Strong
Spencer Strong Stephon Thompson Daulton Vanderheiden
Antonio Williams Devion Williams Logan Yard

HEAD COACH

Strait Herron

ASSISTANT COACHES

Justin Hardin, Robert Beckler, Robert Hellams, Welvin Simpkins, David Ard, Jay Currence, Robert Meyer, Zack Haire, Jason Winstead, Pat Burris, Calvin McCullough, Micheal Zapolnik, Lee Crawford, Dexter Falls, Gerald Peake, Lance Roberts, Cameron Hagood,

Richard Butler, and Nakia McCloud

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ATHLETIC DIRECTOR

Mike Drummond

ASSISTANT ATHLETIC DIRECTOR

Lance Roberts

PRINCIPAL

Dr. Al Leonard

SCHOOL COLORS

Scarlet Red and Silver

SCHOOL MASCOT

Stallion

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INVITATIONS

Thursday, January 26, 2012, 8:00-10:00 a.m.

Members of the House, breakfast, Room 112, Blatt Bldg., by the South Carolina Assn. of Christian Schools.

(Accepted--January 10, 2012)

Tuesday, January 31, 2012, 5:00-9:00 p.m.

Members of the House, reception, Clarion Hotel Downtown, by the Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce.

(Accepted--January 10, 2012)

Wednesday, February 1, 2012, 8:00-10:00 a.m.

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

(Accepted--January 24, 2012)

Wednesday, February 1, 2012, 12:00-2:00 p.m.

Members of the House, luncheon, Room 112, Blatt Bldg., by the Carolina Recycling Association.

(Accepted--January 24, 2012)

JOINT ASSEMBLY

Wednesday, February 01, 2012, 12:00 Noon

TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE SUPREME COURT, SEAT 4, WHOSE TERM WILL EXPIRE JULY 31, 2012; TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE COURT OF APPEALS, SEAT 8, WHOSE TERM WILL EXPIRE JUNE 30, 2012; TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR THE THIRD JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, SEAT 2, WHOSE TERM WILL EXPIRE ON JUNE 30, 2012; TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR THE FOURTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, SEAT 2, WHOSE TERM WILL EXPIRE ON JUNE 30, 2012; TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR THE FIFTH CIRCUIT, SEAT 2, WHOSE TERM WILL EXPIRE ON JUNE 30, 2012; TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR THE FIFTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, SEAT 3, TO FILL THE

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UNEXPIRED TERM THAT EXPIRES JUNE 30, 2015; TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR THE SEVENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, SEAT 2, WHOSE TERM WILL EXPIRE ON JUNE 30, 2012; TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, SEAT 2, WHOSE TERM WILL EXPIRE ON JUNE 30, 2012; TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR THE NINTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, SEAT 2, WHOSE TERM WILL EXPIRE ON JUNE 30, 2012; TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, SEAT 2, WHOSE TERM WILL EXPIRE ON JUNE 30, 2012; TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR THE ELEVENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, SEAT 1, WHOSE TERM WILL EXPIRE ON JUNE 30, 2012; TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR THE ELEVENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, SEAT 2, WHOSE TERM EXPIRES ON JUNE 30, 2012; TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR THE TWELFTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, SEAT 1, WHOSE TERM EXPIRES ON JUNE 30, 2012; TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR THE FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, SEAT 1, WHOSE TERM EXPIRES ON JUNE 30, 2012; TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO THE ADMINISTRATIVE LAW COURT, SEAT 2, WHOSE TERM EXPIRES ON JUNE 30, 2012.

(Under S. 1023--Adopted--January 18, 2010)

HOUSE ASSEMBLIES

Thursday, January 26, 2012

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

(Under H. 4530--Adopted--January 10, 2012)

Thursday, January 26, 2012

To recognize and congratulate the South Pointe High School Football Team, coaches and other school officials.

(Under H. 4601--Adopted--January 10, 2012)

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Wednesday, February 1, 2012

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

(Under H.4566-Adopted--January 11, 2012)

Wednesday, February 1, 2012

To recognize the Eastside Girls Cross Country Team, coaches and other school officials.

(Under H.4565--January 11, 2012)

Thursday, February 2, 2012

To recognize the James F. Byrnes High School football team, coaches and other school officials.

(Under H4599--Adopted--January 12, 2012)

THIRD READING STATEWIDE UNCONTESTED BILL

H. 4627 (Word version)--Reps. Merrill, Stavrinakis, Harrison, King, Knight, Williams, Jefferson, Johnson, Sabb, Munnerlyn, Anderson, G. A. Brown, Allison, Horne, Agnew, Gambrell, McCoy, Ryan, Mack, Gilliard, Sottile, Hardwick, Hearn, Weeks, Simrill, Pope, Delleney, Dillard, Sandifer, Erickson, Herbkersman, Brantley, Crosby, Daning, Brady, Quinn, Spires, Frye, Pitts, Southard, Butler Garrick, Pinson, Tallon, Long, Parker, Hodges, Whitmire, Anthony, Bannister, Putnam, Edge, Allen, Thayer, Funderburk, Lucas, Cobb-Hunter, Howard, Harrell, Bowers and Patrick: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO SUSPEND THE AUTHORITY OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL FOR ALL DECISIONS SUBSEQUENT TO 2007 PERTAINING TO THE NAVIGABILITY, DEPTH, DREDGING, WASTEWATER AND SLUDGE DISPOSAL, AND RELATED COLLATERAL ISSUES OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA PORTION OF THE SAVANNAH RIVER BECAUSE THE AUTHORITY OF THE SAVANNAH RIVER MARITIME COMMISSION SUPERSEDES AND REPLACES THE AUTHORITY OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL WITH REGARD TO ALL ACTIONS CONCERNING THE SOUTH CAROLINA PORTION OF THE

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SAVANNAH RIVER BY ENACTMENT OF ACT 56 OF 2007, EFFECTIVE MAY 1, 2007.
(Without reference--January 18, 2012)
(Amended and read second time--January 25, 2012)

SECOND READING STATEWIDE UNCONTESTED BILLS

H. 3863 (Word version)--(Debate adjourned until Wed., Feb. 01, 2012--January 18, 2012)

H. 4243 (Word version)--(Debate adjourned until Tue., Jan. 31, 2012--January 24, 2012)

H. 4595 (Word version)--Reps. Bingham, Allison, Anthony and White: A BILL TO AMEND ACT 73 OF 2011, RELATING TO THE 2011-2012 GENERAL APPROPRIATIONS ACT, SO AS TO REVISE PARAGRAPH 1A.54, SECTION 1A, PART IB, DIRECTING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO TRANSFER CERTAIN FUNDS TO MEET MAINTENANCE OF EFFORT REQUIREMENTS FOR THE INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES EDUCATION ACT BY PROVIDING THAT THE DOLLAR AMOUNT DIRECTED TO BE TRANSFERRED MUST BE "UP TO" THAT AMOUNT AND NOT THE SPECIFIC AMOUNT STIPULATED.
(Without reference--January 12, 2012)
(Debate adjourned until Thu., Jan. 26, 2012--January 25, 2012)

H. 4592 (Word version)--Reps. Sandifer, Erickson, Toole, Brady, Gambrell and Bales: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 41-41-45 SO AS TO PROVIDE A CIVIL PENALTY FOR VIOLATIONS OF PROHIBITIONS AGAINST MAKING FALSE STATEMENTS RELATED TO UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION, TO PROVIDE FOR THE USE OF MONEY RECEIVED FROM FINES CREATED BY THIS PENALTY, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE DIRECTOR OF THE DEPARTMENT OF EMPLOYMENT AND WORKFORCE MAY NEVERTHELESS ENTER A CERTAIN WRITTEN CONSENT AGREEMENT WITH A PERSON ALLEGED TO BE GUILTY; TO AMEND SECTION 41-41-10, RELATING TO OBTAINING OR INCREASING AN EMPLOYMENT SECURITY BENEFIT BY USE OF FALSE STATEMENTS OR

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FALSE REPRESENTATIONS, OR BY THE FAILURE TO DISCLOSE MATERIAL FACTS, SO AS TO REMOVE CIVIL PENALTIES AND TO IMPOSE CRIMINAL PENALTIES AND A REQUIREMENT OF RESTITUTION; AND TO AMEND SECTION 41-41-30, RELATING TO THE PREVENTION OR REDUCTION OF EMPLOYMENT SECURITY BENEFITS OR CONTRIBUTIONS BY AN EMPLOYER, SO AS TO DELETE CIVIL PENALTIES AND TO IMPOSE CRIMINAL PENALTIES.
(Labor, Com. & Ind. Com.--January 12, 2012)
(Fav. With Amdt.--January 25, 2012)

H. 4434 (Word version)--Reps. White, Gambrell and Thayer: A BILL TO AMEND ACT 794 OF 1966, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE PENDLETON DISTRICT HISTORICAL AND RECREATIONAL COMMISSION OF ANDERSON, OCONEE, AND PICKENS COUNTIES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT EFFECTIVE MARCH 1, 2012, THE NAME OF THE PENDLETON DISTRICT AGRICULTURAL MUSEUM MUST BE THE "BART GARRISON AGRICULTURAL MUSEUM OF SOUTH CAROLINA".
(Prefiled--Tuesday, November 29, 2011)
(Agri., Natl. Res. and Environ. Affrs. Com.--January 10, 2012)
(Favorable--January 25, 2012)

H. 4475 (Word version)--Reps. Young, Clyburn, Taylor, Hixon, Frye and Southard: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 47-9-710, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS FOR PURPOSES OF EQUINE LIABILITY IMMUNITY, SO AS TO INCLUDE TRAIL RIDING IN THE DEFINITION OF "EQUINE ACTIVITY"; AND TO AMEND SECTION 47-9-730, RELATING TO WARNING SIGNS REQUIRED TO BE POSTED BY EQUINE PROFESSIONALS AND EQUINE ACTIVITY SPONSORS, SO AS TO INCLUDE A REQUIREMENT THAT WARNING SIGNS ARE TO BE POSTED AT THE ENTRANCE TO RIDING TRAILS.
(Prefiled--Tuesday, November 29, 2011)
(Agri., Natl. Res. and Environ. Affrs. Com.--January 10, 2012)
(Fav. With Amdt.--January 25, 2012)

H. 4664 (Word version)--Rep. Clyburn: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 11-50-50, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING

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TO THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA RURAL INFRASTRUCTURE AUTHORITY, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE APPOINTMENT OF CERTAIN MEMBERS OF THE GOVERNING BOARD OF THE AUTHORITY.
(Without reference--January 25, 2012)

H. 4665 (Word version)--Reps. Hixon, Clyburn, J. R. Smith, Spires, Taylor and Young: A BILL TO AMEND ACT 571 OF 1967, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE EDGEFIELD COUNTY WATER AND SEWER AUTHORITY, THE BOUNDARIES OF WHICH PURSUANT TO THIS ACT INCLUDE AREAS IN EDGEFIELD AND AIKEN COUNTIES, SO AS TO REVISE THE MANNER IN WHICH THE EXISTING MEMBERS OF THE GOVERNING BODY OF THE AUTHORITY ARE APPOINTED, AND TO ADD TWO MEMBERS TO THE GOVERNING BODY OF THE AUTHORITY FROM THE AREAS IN AIKEN COUNTY SERVED BY THE AUTHORITY.
(Without reference--January 25, 2012)

H. 3793 (Word version)--Reps. Thayer, Whitmire, H. B. Brown, G. R. Smith, Gambrell, Bowen, Hardwick, Clemmons, Mitchell, Parks, Atwater, Butler Garrick, Pinson, Corbin, Norman, Viers, Erickson, Hearn, Murphy, Allison, McCoy, Stavrinakis, Govan, Agnew, Hosey, Hiott, Patrick, Chumley, Brannon, Battle, Brady, R. L. Brown, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Cole, Daning, Delleney, Funderburk, Hamilton, Harrison, Hayes, Henderson, Horne, Lucas, D. C. Moss, V. S. Moss, Nanney, J. M. Neal, Owens, Pitts, Pope, Ryan, Sabb, Sandifer, Simrill, J. R. Smith, Stringer, Tallon, Taylor, White, Cooper, Quinn, Lowe and Barfield: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 44-53-190, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO MATERIALS, COMPOUNDS, MIXTURES, AND PREPARATIONS CLASSIFIED AS SCHEDULE I CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES, INCLUDING HALLUCINOGENICS, SO AS TO ADD METHYLONE, MDPV, MEPHEDRONE, METHOXYMETHCATHINONE, AND FLUROROMETHCATHINONE, COMMONLY

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REFERRED TO AS "BATH SALTS", TO THE LIST OF SCHEDULE I DRUGS.
(Judiciary Com.--March 03, 2011)
(Fav. With Amdt.--January 25, 2012)

H. 4571 (Word version)--Rep. Rutherford: A BILL TO AMEND ACT 13 OF 2011, RELATING TO THE REPEAL OF SECTION 56-1-745 WHICH RELATES TO THE SUSPENSION OF A DRIVER'S LICENSE OF A PERSON CONVICTED OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE VIOLATION, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE REPEAL OF THIS PROVISION APPLIES TO ALL ACTIONS, RIGHTS, DUTIES, OR LIABILITIES FOUNDED ON IT PENDING ON AND BEFORE APRIL 12, 2011, AND ALTERS, DISCHARGES, RELEASES AND EXTINGUISHES ANY PENALTY, FORFEITURE, OR LIABILITY INCURRED UNDER THE REPEALED SECTION.
(Judiciary Com.--January 11, 2012)
(Fav. With Amdt.--January 25, 2012)

H. 4463 (Word version)--Reps. Harrison, Clyburn and Murphy: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 22-3-545, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE TRANSFER OF CERTAIN CRIMINAL CASES FROM GENERAL SESSIONS COURT TO MAGISTRATES OR MUNICIPAL COURT, SO AS TO CLARIFY THE TYPES OF CASES THAT MAY BE TRANSFERRED INCLUDES CRIMINAL CASES ORIGINALLY CHARGED AND THOSE IN WHICH THE CHARGES ARE REDUCED FOR PURPOSES OF A GUILTY PLEA, TO ALLOW DEFENDANTS TO WAIVE CERTAIN RIGHTS, AND TO REQUIRE THE APPROVAL OF A CIRCUIT COURT JUDGE REGARDING TERMS OF COURT OF THE MAGISTRATES AND MUNICIPAL COURTS FOR THE DISPOSITION OF TRANSFERRED CASES.
(Prefiled--Tuesday, November 29, 2011)
(Judiciary Com.--January 10, 2012)
(Fav. With Amdt.--January 25, 2012)

H. 4549 (Word version)--Rep. Clemmons: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 7-3-70 SO AS TO REQUIRE A THIRD-PARTY VOTER REGISTRATION ORGANIZATION OPERATING IN THIS STATE TO REGISTER AND FILE CERTAIN

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INFORMATION WITH THE STATE ELECTION COMMISSION; TO PROVIDE THAT A THIRD-PARTY VOTER REGISTRATION ORGANIZATION MUST PROMPTLY DELIVER ALL COLLECTED REGISTRATION APPLICATIONS TO THE APPROPRIATE REGISTRATION OFFICE, AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES.
(Judiciary Com.--January 10, 2012)
(Fav. With Amdt.--January 25, 2012)

H. 4614 (Word version)--Reps. Pitts, Lucas, Hearn, Brannon, Weeks and Spires: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 2 TO CHAPTER 15, TITLE 63 SO AS TO SPECIFY CERTAIN PROCEDURES AND REQUIREMENTS FOR COURT-ORDERED CHILD CUSTODY, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DEFINING "JOINT CUSTODY" AND "SOLE CUSTODY", REQUIRING PARENTS TO JOINTLY PREPARE AND SUBMIT A PARENTING PLAN, WHICH THE COURT MUST CONSIDER BEFORE ISSUING TEMPORARY AND FINAL CUSTODY ORDERS; REQUIRING THE COURT TO MAKE FINAL CUSTODY DETERMINATIONS IN THE BEST INTEREST OF THE CHILD BASED UPON THE EVIDENCE PRESENTED, REQUIRING THE COURT TO CONSIDER JOINT CUSTODY IF EITHER PARENT SEEKS IT, STATING FINDINGS OF FACT AS TO WHY OR WHY NOT JOINT CUSTODY WAS AWARDED, PROVIDING MATTERS THAT MAY BE INCLUDED IN A CUSTODY ORDER, PROVIDING FACTORS THE COURT MAY CONSIDER IN ISSUING OR MODIFYING A CUSTODY ORDER WHEN CONSIDERING THE BEST INTEREST OF THE CHILD, AND AUTHORIZING A PARENT TO SEEK ARBITRATION OF AN ISSUE THAT CANNOT BE RESOLVED BETWEEN THE PARENTS; AND TO AMEND SECTION 63-5-30, RELATING TO THE RIGHTS AND DUTIES OF PARENTS TO THEIR CHILDREN, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT UNLESS OTHERWISE PROVIDED BY AN ORDER OF THE COURT, PARENTS HAVE EQUAL POWERS, RIGHTS, AND DUTIES CONCERNING ALL MATTERS AFFECTING THEIR CHILDREN.
(Judiciary Com.--January 17, 2012)
(Fav. With Amdt.--January 25, 2012)

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WITHDRAWAL OF OBJECTIONS/REQUEST FOR DEBATE

MOTION TO RECONSIDER

S. 295 (Word version)-- (Debate adjourned until Feb. 21, 2012--January 11, 2012).

UNANIMOUS CONSENT REQUESTS

MOTION PERIOD

SECOND READING STATEWIDE CONTESTED BILLS

H. 3788 (Word version)--(Debate adjourned until Tue., Jan. 31, 2012--January 18, 2012)

H. 4095 (Word version)--(Debate adjourned until Wed., Feb. 01, 2012--January 25, 2012)


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