HOUSE TO MEET AT 10:00 A. M.

NO. 23

CALENDAR

OF THE

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

OF THE

STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA

REGULAR SESSION BEGINNING TUESDAY, JANUARY 10, 2012

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2012

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MAULDIN HIGH SCHOOL CHEER TEAM

2011 STATE AAAA CHAMPIONS

Dee Aiken Sterlin Choice
Emily Colson Saige Dunlop
Courtney Finley Brittany Fritz
Carylanne Henry Samantha Johnson
Brayln Kelly Savanna Kelly
Anna Kuiper Jordyn Lyles
Hannah Page Anna Reeps
Kelsey Scott Kaitlyn Styles
Kristyn Ternberg Haylei Tucker
Payton Willingham Michele Winters
Meagan Whitmire Kristen Wood

HEAD COACHES

Beth Ward

ASSISTANT COACHES

Betty Mitchell and Bonnie McClain

PRINCIPAL

Ann Miller

SCHOOL COLORS

Orange and White

TEAM MASCOT

Maverick

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MAULDIN HIGH SCHOOL

GIRLS VARSITY TENNIS TEAM

2011 STATE AAAA TENNIS CHAMPIONS

Hayley Behal

Katie Beth Byram

Haley Elliott

Katelyn Hegarty

Caroline Johnson

Alex Patton

Sydney Patton

Tori Pilgrim

Ansley Speaks

Brianna Stewart

Lexi Stewart

Madeline Weih

HEAD COACH

Laura Gurley

ASSISTANT COACHES

Todd Seagle and Bonnie Pittman

PRINCIPAL

Ann Miller

SCHOOL COLORS

Orange and White

TEAM MASCOT

Maverick

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INVITATIONS

Thursday, February 23, 2012, 8:00-10:00 a.m.

Members of the House, breakfast, Room 112, Blatt Bldg., by the
South Carolina Nursery & Landscape Assn.

(Accepted--January 24, 2012)

Tuesday, February 28, 2012, 6:00-9:00 p.m.

Members of the House, reception, Seawell's, by the South Carolina of Conservation Districts.

(Accepted--January 24, 2012)

Wednesday, February 29, 2012, 8:00-10:00 a.m.

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

(Accepted--January 24, 2012)

Wednesday, February 29, 2012, 12:00-2:00 p.m.

Members of the House, luncheon, Room 112, Blatt Bldg., by The Charles Lea Center.

(Accepted--January 24, 2012)

Wednesday, February 29, 2012, 6:00-8:00 p.m.

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

(Accepted--January 24, 2012)

Wednesday, February 29, 2012, 7:00-9:00 p.m.

Members of the House and staff, reception, Hilton Hotel, by the Associated Builders and Contractors of the Carolinas.

(Accepted--January 24, 2012)

Thursday, March 1, 2012, 8:00-10:00 a.m.

Members of the House and staff, breakfast, Room 112, Blatt Bldg., EdisonLearning, Inc.

(Accepted--February 21, 2012)

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HOUSE ASSEMBLIES

Thursday, February 23, 2012

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

(Under H.4539--Adopted--January 10, 2012)

Thursday, February 23, 2012

To recognize the Mauldin High School Competitive Cheer Team, coaches and other school officials.

(Under H.4538--Adopted--January 10, 2012)

Wednesday, February 29, 2012

To recognize the Chesterfield High School Baseball Team, coaches and other school officials.

(Under H.4677--Adopted--January 25, 2012)

Thursday, March 1, 2012

To recognize the Goose Creek High School Football Team, coaches and other school officials.

(Under H.4667--Adopted--January 25, 2012)

Thursday, March 1, 2012

To recognize the Timberland High School Football Team, coaches and other school officials.

(Under H.4658--Adopted--January 24, 2012)

THIRD READING STATEWIDE UNCONTESTED BILLS

H. 4639 (Word version)--Reps. Sandifer, Gambrell, Toole and Hardwick: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 6-10-30, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE 2006 EDITION OF THE INTERNATIONAL ENERGY CONSERVATION CODE, SO AS TO ADOPT THE 2009 EDITION OF THE INTERNATIONAL ENERGY CONSERVATION CODE AS THE ENERGY STANDARD.
(Labor, Com. & Ind. Com.--January 19, 2012)
(Favorable--February 02, 2012)
(Read second time--February 22, 2012)

S. 929 (Word version)--Senator Peeler: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION

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41-18-170 TO ENACT "BENJI'S LAW" SO AS TO SPECIFY PERMIT REQUIREMENTS FOR MINIATURE TRAINS OPERATED FOR THE USE OF THE PUBLIC AS AN AMUSEMENT DEVICE IN AN AMUSEMENT PARK.
(Labor, Com. & Ind. Com.--June 02, 2011)
(Favorable--February 02, 2012)
(Read second time--February 22, 2012)

H. 3390 (Word version)--Reps. R. L. Brown and Whipper: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 57-9-10, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PETITIONING A COURT TO ABANDON OR CLOSE A STREET, ROAD, OR HIGHWAY, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT NOTICE OF INTENTION TO FILE A PETITION MUST BE POSTED ALONG THE STREET, ROAD, OR HIGHWAY SUBJECT TO THE APPROVAL OF THE LOCATION OF THE POSTING BY THE GOVERNMENTAL ENTITY RESPONSIBLE FOR MAINTENANCE OF THE STREET, ROAD, OR HIGHWAY.
(Educ. & Pub. Wks. Com.--January 20, 2011)
(Fav. With Amdt.--February 09, 2012)
(Amended and read second time--February 22, 2012)

H. 4690 (Word version)--Reps. Owens, J. M. Neal, Patrick, Willis, Daning, Erickson and Whipper: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, TO ENACT THE "JASON FLATT ACT" BY ADDING SECTION 59-26-110 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION SHALL REQUIRE TWO HOURS OF TRAINING IN YOUTH SUICIDE AWARENESS AND PREVENTION AS A REQUIREMENT FOR THE RENEWAL OF CREDENTIALS FOR INDIVIDUALS EMPLOYED IN MIDDLE SCHOOLS AND HIGH SCHOOLS; TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT TO DEVELOP GUIDELINES FOR TRAINING AND MATERIALS THAT MAY BE USED BY SCHOOLS AND SCHOOL DISTRICTS AND TO PROVIDE THAT SCHOOL DISTRICTS MAY APPROVE TRAINING MATERIALS FOR TRAINING THEIR EMPLOYEES; TO PROVIDE THAT THIS TRAINING REQUIREMENT MAY BE SATISFIED THROUGH SELF REVIEW OF SUICIDE PREVENTION MATERIALS; AND TO PROVIDE THAT NO CAUSE OF

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ACTION RESULTS FROM THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THIS ACT.
(Educ. & Pub. Wks. Com.--January 26, 2012)
(Favorable--February 09, 2012)
(Read second time--February 22, 2012)

S. 1200 (Word version)--Education Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION, RELATING TO AT-RISK STUDENTS, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 4208, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
(Without reference--February 21, 2012)
(Read second time--February 22, 2012)

S. 1201 (Word version)--Education Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION, RELATING TO END-OF-COURSE TESTS, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 4200, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
(Without reference--February 21, 2012)
(Read second time--February 22, 2012)

SECOND READING STATEWIDE UNCONTESTED BILLS

H. 4243 (Word version)--(Debate adjourned until Tue., Apr. 17, 2012--February 22, 2012)

H. 3918 (Word version)--(Debate adjourned until Tue., Feb. 28, 2012--February 22, 2012)

H. 4774 (Word version)--(Debate adjourned until Tue., Mar. 06, 2012--February 22, 2012)

H. 3558 (Word version)--Reps. J. E. Smith and Govan: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 25-1-2270 SO AS TO REQUIRE ALL STATE INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION TO ALLOW STUDENTS TO COMPLETE ASSIGNMENTS OR TAKE MAKE-UP EXAMINATIONS WHEN AN ABSENCE IS CAUSED BY ATTENDING OR PARTICIPATING IN

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MILITARY SERVICE, DUTY, TRAINING, OR DISASTER RELIEF EFFORTS.
(Educ. & Pub. Wks. Com.--February 02, 2011)
(Fav. With Amdt.--February 22, 2012)

H. 3235 (Word version)--Reps. Taylor, Young, J. R. Smith and Bikas: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 30-4-30, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO FEES AND THE TIME WITHIN WHICH CERTAIN RECORDS MUST BE FURNISHED UNDER THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT, SO AS TO PROVIDE RECORDS MUST BE FURNISHED AT CURRENT MARKET VALUE TO THE PERSON REQUESTING THE RECORDS, AND TO PROVIDE WHERE A PUBLIC BODY GRANTS A REQUEST FOR RECORDS, IT MUST FURNISH THOSE RECORDS FOR INSPECTION OR COPYING IMMEDIATELY, BUT NO LATER THAN THIRTY DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FORMAL REQUEST.
(Prefiled--Tuesday, December 14, 2010)
(Judiciary Com.--January 11, 2011)
(Fav. With Amdt.--February 22, 2012)

H. 4678 (Word version)--Reps. Nanney, Brantley, Clemmons, Toole, Parker, Long, Allison, Limehouse, J. R. Smith, Bedingfield, Bowen, Corbin, Hamilton, Henderson, Hixon, Stringer and Willis: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 29-3-330, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO METHODS OF ENTERING A SATISFACTION OF MORTGAGE IN THE PUBLIC RECORDS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE MORTGAGEE OF RECORD, THE OWNER OR HOLDER OF THE DEBT INSTRUMENT SECURED BY THE MORTGAGE, THE TRUSTEE OR BENEFICIARY OF A DEED OF TRUST, OR THE LEGAL REPRESENTATIVE OR ATTORNEY-IN-FACT OF ANY OF THOSE PARTIES MAY EXECUTE A MORTGAGE SATISFACTION OR DEED OF TRUST RELEASE, AND TO PROVIDE A PROCEDURE AND FORM FOR USE IN THIS EXECUTION.
(Judiciary Com.--January 25, 2012)
(Favorable--February 22, 2012)

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H. 4093 (Word version)--Reps. Pope, Sottile, Simrill, Hosey, Williams, Atwater, Quinn, Toole, Huggins, Brannon, Knight, Gambrell, Clyburn, McCoy, Gilliard, Owens, Merrill, Norman, Crawford, Bowers, Murphy, Bedingfield, Bowen, Branham, Chumley, Clemmons, Delleney, Hamilton, Hodges, Loftis, Lowe, D. C. Moss, V. S. Moss, Nanney, J. M. Neal, Ott, Ryan, G. M. Smith, G. R. Smith, J. R. Smith, Spires, Tallon, Taylor, Whitmire and Willis: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 1-1-715 SO AS TO DESIGNATE THE HONOR AND REMEMBER FLAG AS THE OFFICIAL STATE EMBLEM OF THE SERVICE AND SACRIFICE BY THOSE IN THE UNITED STATES ARMED FORCES WHO HAVE GIVEN THEIR LIVES IN THE LINE OF DUTY.
(Med., Mil., Pub. & Mun. Affrs. Com.--April 13, 2011)
(Favorable--February 22, 2012)

S. 1206 (Word version)--Senators Fair, Thomas, Shoopman, Anderson, Verdin and S. Martin: A BILL TO REAPPORTION THE SPECIFIC ELECTION DISTRICTS FROM WHICH MEMBERS OF THE GOVERNING BODY OF THE SCHOOL DISTRICT OF GREENVILLE COUNTY MUST BE ELECTED BEGINNING WITH SCHOOL TRUSTEE ELECTIONS IN 2012, AND TO PROVIDE FOR DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION IN REGARD TO THESE NEWLY DRAWN ELECTION DISTRICTS.
(Without reference--February 22, 2012)

H. 4797 (Word version)--Rep. Norman: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 5-31-230, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO MUNICIPALITIES IN WHICH THERE ARE NO BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS OF PUBLIC WORKS, SO AS TO INCLUDE THE CITY OF TEGA CAY.
(Without reference--February 22, 2012)

H. 4800 (Word version)--Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF CONSUMER AFFAIRS, RELATING TO PHYSICAL FITNESS SERVICES CENTER - CERTIFICATES OF AUTHORITY, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 4205, PURSUANT TO

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THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
(Without Reference--February 22, 2012)

S. 1217 (Word version)--Senator Hutto: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 7-7-50, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE DESIGNATION OF PRECINCTS IN ALLENDALE COUNTY, SO AS TO REDESIGNATE A MAP NUMBER ON WHICH THE NAMES OF THESE PRECINCTS MAY BE FOUND AND MAINTAINED BY THE DIVISION OF RESEARCH AND STATISTICS OF THE STATE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD, AND TO CORRECT ARCHAIC LANGUAGE.
(Without reference--February 22, 2012)

H. 4733 (Word version)--Rep. Anderson: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 21 TO CHAPTER 23, TITLE 57 SO AS TO DESIGNATE CERTAIN HIGHWAYS IN GEORGETOWN COUNTY AS THE PLANTERSVILLE SCENIC BYWAY, AND TO MAKE IT SUBJECT TO REGULATIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AND THE SOUTH CAROLINA SCENIC HIGHWAYS COMMITTEE.
(Educ. & Pub. Wks. Com.--February 07, 2012)
(Recalled--February 22, 2012)

WITHDRAWAL OF OBJECTIONS/REQUEST FOR DEBATE

MOTION TO RECONSIDER

S. 295 (Word version)-- (Rep. Bedingfield made a motion to reconsider whereby the Joint Resolution was rejected--January 11, 2012)
(Debate adjourned until March 8, 2012--February 22, 2012)

UNANIMOUS CONSENT REQUESTS

SENATE AMENDMENTS ON

H. 3066 (Word version)--Reps. G. R. Smith, Daning, Ballentine, Harrison, Allison, Hamilton, G. M. Smith, Bingham, Long, Henderson, Erickson, Horne, Willis, Weeks, McLeod, Pope, Simrill, Lucas, Norman, D. C. Moss, Clemmons, Harrell, Atwater, Bedingfield, Funderburk

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and Edge: A BILL TO ENACT THE "SOUTH CAROLINA RESTRUCTURING ACT OF 2011" INCLUDING PROVISIONS TO AMEND SECTION 1-30-10, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE AGENCIES OF THE EXECUTIVE BRANCH OF STATE GOVERNMENT BY ADDING THE DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATION; BY ADDING SECTION 1-30-125 SO AS TO ESTABLISH THE DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATION AS AN AGENCY OF THE EXECUTIVE BRANCH OF STATE GOVERNMENT TO BE HEADED BY A DIRECTOR APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR UPON THE ADVICE AND CONSENT OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY, AND TO TRANSFER TO THIS NEWLY CREATED DEPARTMENT CERTAIN OFFICES AND DIVISIONS OF THE STATE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD, OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR, AND OTHER AGENCIES, AND TO PROVIDE FOR TRANSITIONAL AND OTHER PROVISIONS NECESSARY TO ACCOMPLISH THE ABOVE; BY ADDING CHAPTER 2 TO TITLE 2 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR LEGISLATIVE OVERSIGHT OF EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENTS AND THE PROCESSES AND PROCEDURES TO BE FOLLOWED IN CONNECTION WITH THIS OVERSIGHT; TO AMEND SECTIONS 1-11-20, AS AMENDED, 1-11-22, 1-11-55, 1-11-56, 1-11-58, 1-11-65, 1-11-67, 1-11-70, 1-11-80, 1-11-90, 1-11-100, 1-11-110, 1-11-180, 1-11-220, 1-11-225, 1-11-250, 1-11-260, 1-11-270, 1-11-280, 1-11-290, 1-11-300, 1-11-310, AS AMENDED, 1-11-315, 1-11-320, 1-11-335, 1-11-340, 1-11-435; 2-13-240, CHAPTER 9, TITLE 3; 10-1-10, 10-1-30, AS AMENDED, 10-1-40, 10-1-130, 10-1-190, CHAPTER 9, TITLE 10, 10-11-50, AS AMENDED, 10-11-90, 10-11-110, 10-11-140, 10-11-330; 11-9-610, 11-9-620, 11-9-630, 11-35-3810, AS AMENDED, 11-35-3820, AS AMENDED, 11-35-3830, AS AMENDED, 11-35-3840, AS AMENDED, 13-7-30, AS AMENDED, 13-7-830, AS AMENDED; 44-53-530, AS AMENDED, AND 44-96-140; 48-46-30, 48-46-40, 48-46-50, 48-46-60, 48-46-90, 48-52-410, 48-52-440, AND 48-52-460; AND BY ADDING SECTION 1-11-185 RELATING TO VARIOUS AGENCY OR DEPARTMENT PROVISIONS SO AS TO CONFORM THEM TO THE ABOVE PROVISIONS PERTAINING TO THE NEW DEPARTMENT OF

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ADMINISTRATION OR TO SUPPLEMENT SUCH PROVISIONS.
(Pending Question: Shall the House concur in the Senate Amendments--February 21, 2012)

THIRD READING STATEWIDE CONTESTED BILL

H. 4592 (Word version)--Reps. Sandifer, Erickson, Toole, Brady, Gambrell, Bales, Whitmire, Allison, Bedingfield, G. R. Smith, Bannister, Nanney, Corbin, Clemmons, Delleney, Simrill, Horne, D. C. Moss, Frye, Hearn, Stringer, Ryan, Bowen, Harrison, Bingham, Owens, Southard, Patrick, Crosby, Edge, Herbkersman, Funderburk, Pinson, Parker, Long, Thayer, Anderson, Sottile, Hiott, Taylor, J. R. Smith, Putnam, Weeks, Hardwick, Hamilton, Murphy, V. S. Moss, Lucas, Forrester, G. M. Smith, Limehouse, Pope, Daning, Huggins, Tallon, Ballentine, Hayes, Harrell, Chumley and Hixon: 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 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

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CIVIL PENALTIES AND TO IMPOSE CRIMINAL PENALTIES.
(Labor, Com. & Ind. Com.--January 12, 2012)
(Fav. With Amdt.--January 25, 2012)
(Requests for debate by Reps. Alexander, Anderson, Atwater, Brantley, R.L. Brown, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Gilliard, Govan, Hart, Hosey, Howard, Jefferson, King, J.H. Neal, Ott, Sabb, Sandifer, J.R. Smith, Stavrinakis, Weeks, Whitmire and Williams--January 31, 2012)
(Amended and read second time--February 22, 2012)

CONCURRENT RESOLUTION

S. 1094 (Word version)--Senator Land: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION NAME THE PORTION OF STATE ROAD S-14-187 IN CLARENDON COUNTY FROM ITS INTERSECTION WITH BARRINEAU ROAD TO NEW TOWN ROAD "SERGEANT WALTER KENNETH FLOYD MEMORIAL HIGHWAY" AND ERECT APPROPRIATE MARKERS OR SIGNS ALONG THIS HIGHWAY THAT CONTAIN THE WORDS "SERGEANT WALTER KENNETH FLOYD MEMORIAL HIGHWAY".
(Invitations and Memorial Resolutions Com.--February 21, 2012)
(Favorable--February 22, 2012)

MOTION PERIOD

SECOND READING STATEWIDE CONTESTED BILLS

H. 3788 (Word version)--(Debate adjourned until Tue., Apr. 17, 2012--February 22, 2012)

H. 4549 (Word version)--Reps. Clemmons and Loftis: 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 INFORMATION WITH THE STATE ELECTION COMMISSION; TO PROVIDE THAT A THIRD-PARTY VOTER REGISTRATION ORGANIZATION MUST

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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)
(Objection by Rep. Cobb-Hunter--January 31, 2012)
(Requests for debate by Reps. Anderson, Barfield, Bedingfield, Brantley, G.A. Brown, R.L. Brown, Clemmons, Corbin, Forrester, Gilliard, Hardwick, Hixon, Hosey, King, Loftis, V.S. Moss, Nanney, J.H. Neal, Pope, Sellers, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.R. Smith, Tallon, Weeks and Williams--January 31, 2012)
(Objection by Rep. Allen--February 08, 2012)
(Debate adjourned until Thu., Feb. 23, 2012--February 22, 2012)

H. 4043 (Word version)--Reps. Tallon, Patrick, Pinson, Allison, V. S. Moss, Atwater, Brannon, Chumley, Bingham, Ballentine, Cole, Horne, Young, Hixon, Clemmons, Toole and Erickson: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 41-35-122 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT AN EMPLOYER MAY CONFIDENTIALLY NOTIFY THE DEPARTMENT OF EMPLOYMENT AND WORKFORCE WHEN A PROSPECTIVE EMPLOYEE FAILS A DRUG TEST REQUIRED BY THE EMPLOYER AS A CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT IF THE PROSPECTIVE EMPLOYEE IS RECEIVING UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS, TO PROVIDE THE DEPARTMENT SHALL SUSPEND THE BENEFITS OF A PERSON WHO, WHILE RECEIVING BENEFITS, FAILS A DRUG TEST TAKEN AS A CONDITION OF AN APPLICATION FOR EMPLOYMENT, TO PROVIDE THE DEPARTMENT MAY NOT RESTORE THESE SUSPENDED BENEFITS UNTIL THE PERSON HAS SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETED A CERTAIN DRUG TREATMENT PROGRAM AND PASSED A DRUG TEST, TO PROVIDE THE DEPARTMENT MAY NOT PROVIDE OR RESTORE RETROACTIVELY A BENEFIT TO A PERSON FOR A PERIOD IN WHICH HIS BENEFITS ARE SUSPENDED UNDER THIS SECTION, TO PROVIDE THE DEPARTMENT SHALL DEVELOP A CONSENT FORM THAT AN EMPLOYER MAY USE TO OBTAIN THE CONSENT OF A PROSPECTIVE EMPLOYEE TO GIVE THE DEPARTMENT

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THE RESULTS OF A DRUG TEST REQUIRED BY THE EMPLOYER AS A CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT, TO PROVIDE THAT THE USE OF THIS CONSENT FORM LIMITS THE LIABILITY OF THE EMPLOYER FOR BREACH OF CONFIDENTIALITY, INVASION OF PRIVACY, INTENTIONAL INFLICTION OF EMOTIONAL DISTRESS, AND DEFAMATION CLAIMS RESULTING FROM THE PROVISION OF THE DRUG TEST RESULTS TO THE DEPARTMENT, AND TO DEFINE A "DRUG TEST".
(Judiciary Com.--April 06, 2011)
(Fav. With Amdt.--February 09, 2012)
(Requests for debate by Reps. Alexander, Allen, Allison, Anderson, Brannon, Brantley, R.L. Brown, Chumley, Crosby, Daning, Dillard, Forrester, Gilliard, Govan, Hixon, Horne, Jefferson, Johnson, King, Knight, Lucas, Mack, McCoy, McLeod, J.H. Neal, Owens, Parker, Parks, Pinson, Sabb, Skelton, Tallon, Taylor, Weeks, Whipper and Young--February 22, 2012)
(Debate adjourned until Thu., Feb. 23, 2012--February 22, 2012)

H. 4625 (Word version)--Reps. Lucas, Parker, Simrill, Erickson, Pope, Taylor, Frye, Spires, Crosby, Crawford, Harrison, Young, Quinn, Bingham, Corbin, G. M. Smith, Huggins, Stavrinakis, Brannon, V. S. Moss, Brady, McCoy, Pinson, Hardwick, Stringer, Ryan, Atwater, J. M. Neal, Hixon, Allison, G. R. Smith, Anthony, Bikas, Bowen, Chumley, Cole, Delleney, Edge, Forrester, Hamilton, Hearn, Henderson, Herbkersman, Hiott, Horne, Loftis, Long, Lowe, D. C. Moss, Munnerlyn, Murphy, Neilson, Norman, Owens, Patrick, Putnam, Skelton, J. R. Smith, Tallon, Toole, Tribble, Williams, Willis and Ballentine: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 1-30-10, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENTS OF STATE GOVERNMENT AND THEIR GOVERNING BODIES, SO AS TO DELETE THE PROVISION THAT PROVIDES THAT PART OF THE GOVERNING BODY OF THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION IS A SEVEN-MEMBER COMMISSION; TO AMEND SECTION 1-30-105, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE GOVERNING AUTHORITY OF THE

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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION IS THE SECRETARY OF TRANSPORTATION; TO AMEND SECTION 1-3-240, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE REMOVAL OF CERTAIN OFFICERS BY THE GOVERNOR, SO AS TO DELETE THE PROVISION THAT PROVIDES THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION COMMISSIONERS MAY BE REMOVED FROM OFFICE BY THE GOVERNOR UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES; TO AMEND SECTION 11-43-140, RELATING TO THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE TRANSPORTATION INFRASTRUCTURE BANK, SO AS TO REMOVE THE CHAIRMAN OF THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION AS A DIRECTOR, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE SECRETARY OF TRANSPORTATION IS A MEMBER OF THE BOARD; TO AMEND SECTIONS 57-1-10, 57-1-40, 57-1-410, 57-1-430, 57-1-490, AND 57-3-20, ALL AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, AND ITS DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES, SO AS TO ELIMINATE THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION AND ITS RESPONSIBILITIES, TO ALLOW THE GOVERNOR TO APPOINT THE SECRETARY OF TRANSPORTATION AND REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION SUBMIT TO THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY AN ITEMIZED PROJECT LIST TO BE FUNDED FOR THE FISCAL YEAR IN WHICH THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY WOULD ENACT ITS ANNUAL GENERAL APPROPRIATIONS ACT; TO AMEND SECTION 57-3-50, RELATING TO THE ESTABLISHMENT OF HIGHWAY DISTRICTS, SO AS TO SUBSTITUTE THE TERM "DEPARTMENT" FOR THE TERM "COMMISSION"; TO AMEND SECTION 57-1-500, RELATING TO A DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION ETHICS WORKSHOP, SO AS TO DELETE THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION COMMISSIONERS AS PARTICIPANTS IN THIS WORKSHOP; TO REPEAL SECTION 11-43-140 RELATING TO THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE TRANSPORTATION INFRASTRUCTURE BANK; AND TO REPEAL ARTICLE 3, CHAPTER 1, TITLE SECTION 57, 57-1-460, SECTION 57-1-470, ARTICLE 7, CHAPTER 1, TITLE 56, AND SECTIONS 6, 7, AND 8 OF ACT 114 OF 2007 ALL

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RELATING TO THE CREATION AND FUNCTIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AND ITS COMMISSION.
(Judiciary Com.--January 18, 2012)
(Fav. With Amdt.--February 09, 2012)
(Requests for debate by Reps. Allen, Allison, Anderson, Atwater, Brannon, Brantley, Dillard, Gilliard, Johnson, King, Mack, McCoy, McEachern, McLeod, J.H. Neal, Ott, Parker, Sabb, Tallon, Toole and Whipper--February 22, 2012)
(Debate adjourned until Thu., Feb. 23, 2012--February 22, 2012)

H. 4451 (Word version)--Reps. Bowen, Whipper, Bikas, Sottile, Herbkersman, D. C. Moss, Allison, Parker and Huggins: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTIONS 56-5-3890, 56-5-3895, AND 56-5-3897 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IT IS UNLAWFUL FOR A PERSON TO USE AN ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATION DEVICE WHILE DRIVING A MOTOR VEHICLE UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES, TO PROVIDE A PENALTY, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE DISTRIBUTION OF MONIES COLLECTED FROM FINES ASSOCIATED WITH VIOLATIONS OF THESE PROVISIONS; AND TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-720, RELATING TO THE ASSESSMENT OF POINTS AGAINST A PERSON'S DRIVING RECORD FOR CERTAIN MOTOR VEHICLE VIOLATIONS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT POINTS MUST BE ASSESSED AGAINST THE DRIVING RECORD OF A PERSON CONVICTED OF IMPROPER USE OF AN ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATION DEVICE WHILE DRIVING A MOTOR VEHICLE.
(Prefiled--Tuesday, November 29, 2011)
(Educ. & Pub. Wks. Com.--January 10, 2012)
(Fav. With Amdt.--February 09, 2012)
(Requests for debate by Reps. Allison, Anderson, Atwater, Bedingfield, Bowen, Brannon, Brantley, R.L. Brown, Corbin, Crawford, Daning, Forrester, Gambrell, Hamilton, Hiott, Hosey, King, Loftis, McCoy, Nanney, Owens, Parker, Sellers, Simrill, Tallon, Taylor, Weeks and White--February 22, 2012)
(Debate adjourned until Thu., Feb. 23, 2012--February 22, 2012)


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