HOUSE TO MEET AT 10:00 A. M.

NO. 24

CALENDAR

OF THE

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

OF THE

STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA

REGULAR SESSION BEGINNING TUESDAY, JANUARY 10, 2012

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2012

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INVITATIONS

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)

Tuesday, March 6, 2012, 6:00-8:00 p.m.

Members of the House and staff, reception, Clarion Hotel Downtown, by the American Legislative Exchange Council.

(Accepted--February 21, 2012)

Wednesday, March 7, 2012, 9:00-10:00 a.m.

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

(Accepted--February 21, 2012)

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Wednesday, March 7, 2012, 12:00-2:00 p.m.

Members of the House and staff, lunch, Room 112, Blatt Bldg., by the United Way Association of South Carolina.

(Accepted--February 21, 2012)

Wednesday, March 7, 2012, 6:00-8:00 p.m.

Members of the House, reception, Marriott Hotel, by the South Carolina Governor's School for Science and Mathematics.

(Accepted--February 21, 2012)

HOUSE ASSEMBLIES

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)

Thursday, March 8, 2012

To recognize the Colleton Preparatory Academy Football Team, coaches and other school officials.

(Under H.4735--Adopted--February 7, 2012)

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THIRD READING STATEWIDE UNCONTESTED BILL

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)
(Read second time--February 23, 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 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

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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)

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

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

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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. 4205 (Word version)--Reps. Funderburk, G. A. Brown and Lucas: A BILL TO AMEND ARTICLE 8, CHAPTER 36, TITLE 33, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO CORPORATIONS NOT-FOR-PROFIT PROVIDING WATER SERVICE FINANCED BY FEDERAL OR STATE LOANS BEING PERMITTED TO CONVERT TO A PUBLIC SERVICE DISTRICT, BY ADDING SECTION 33-36-1315 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR ADDITIONAL CONVERSION PROVISIONS, TERMS, AND LIMITATIONS FOR NONPROFIT CORPORATIONS OF A CERTAIN SIZE THAT PROVIDE WATER SERVICE IN TWO OR MORE COUNTIES; AND TO AMEND SECTION 33-36-1330, RELATING TO THE GOVERNING BOARD AND STRUCTURE OF A CORPORATION WHICH HAS BEEN CONVERTED TO A PUBLIC SERVICE DISTRICT, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE GOVERNING STRUCTURE OF A PUBLIC SERVICE DISTRICT OF A CERTAIN SIZE THAT PROVIDES SERVICE IN TWO OR MORE COUNTIES.
(Labor, Com. & Ind. Com.--May 11, 2011)
(Favorable--February 23, 2012)

H. 4721 (Word version)--Reps. Bingham, Merrill, Hixon, Southard, Corbin, Brannon, Erickson, Parker, J. R. Smith, Allison, G. R. Smith, Sottile, Gambrell, Huggins, Murphy, Ryan, Putnam, Brady, Whitmire, Atwater, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Bowen, G. A. Brown, Chumley, Cole, Crawford, Crosby, Daning, Forrester, Frye, Hamilton, Harrell, Henderson, Herbkersman, Horne, Limehouse, Long, Lowe, McCoy, D. C. Moss, V. S. Moss, Norman, Owens, Pinson, Pitts, Pope, Quinn, Sandifer, Simrill, Skelton, G. M. Smith, Spires, Stavrinakis, Stringer, Tallon, Taylor, Thayer, White and Willis: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF

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SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, SO AS TO ENACT THE "BUSINESS FREEDOM TO CHOOSE ACT", BY AMENDING SECTION 44-96-80, RELATING TO COUNTY SOLID WASTE PROGRAMS, INCLUDING A COUNTY'S AUTHORITY TO ENACT ORDINANCES CONSISTENT WITH THE STATE PLAN, LAW, AND REGULATIONS, SO AS TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS, DELETE OBSOLETE LANGUAGE AND TO PROVIDE THAT AN ORDINANCE THAT RESTRICTS SOLID WASTE DISPOSAL AT A PERMITTED FACILITY OR IMPEDES THE DEVELOPMENT OR IMPLEMENTATION OF A RECYCLING PROGRAM IS INCONSISTENT WITH THE PROVISIONS OF THIS CHAPTER; AND TO AMEND SECTION 44-55-1210, RELATING TO A COUNTY'S AUTHORITY TO REQUIRE THE COLLECTION AND DISPOSAL OF SOLID WASTE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A COUNTY ORDINANCE IS VOID TO THE EXTENT THAT THE ORDINANCE RESTRICTS OR PROHIBITS SOLID WASTE DISPOSAL AT A PERMITTED FACILITY OR IMPEDES THE DEVELOPMENT OR IMPLEMENTATION OF A RECYCLING PROGRAM.
(Agri., Natl. Res. and Environ. Affrs. Com.--February 02, 2012)
(Fav. With Amdt.--February 23, 2012)

H. 4689 (Word version)--Reps. Hiott, Skelton, Owens, Hixon, Loftis and Hodges: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 44-1-143 SO AS TO PROVIDE HEALTH AND SANITARY REQUIREMENTS FOR HOME-BASED FOOD PRODUCTION OPERATIONS, INCLUDING PROCEDURES FOR PROTECTING FOOD ITEMS PREPARED FOR SALE BY THESE OPERATIONS, AND FOOD ITEM PACKAGING AND LABELING REQUIREMENTS; TO PROVIDE THAT THESE OPERATIONS MAY NOT SELL FOOD ITEMS AT WHOLESALE; TO PROVIDE THAT THESE OPERATIONS ARE NOT RETAIL FOOD ESTABLISHMENTS; AND TO PROVIDE A PROCESS WHEREBY THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL MAY INVESTIGATE COMPLAINTS.
(Agri., Natl. Res. and Environ. Affrs. Com.--January 26, 2012)
(Fav. With Amdt.--February 23, 2012)

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H. 4654 (Word version)--Reps. Hardwick, Harrell, Loftis, Sandifer, White, Harrison, Owens, Crosby, Anderson, Bingham, Sottile, McEachern, Corbin, Chumley, Clyburn, Forrester, Hearn, Henderson, Lucas, D. C. Moss, V. S. Moss, Ott, Parker, Southard, Murphy, Clemmons and Hixon: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 48-1-90, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PROHIBITING THE DISCHARGE OF POLLUTANTS INTO THE ENVIRONMENT AND REMEDIES FOR VIOLATIONS, SO AS TO PROVIDE EXEMPTIONS AND LIMITATIONS ON THESE EXEMPTIONS AND TO SPECIFY THAT NO PRIVATE CAUSE OF ACTION IS CREATED BY OR EXISTS UNDER THE POLLUTION CONTROL ACT; TO AMEND SECTION 48-1-130, RELATING TO FINAL ORDERS OF THE DEPARTMENT DISCONTINUING DISCHARGE OF POLLUTANTS, SO AS TO DELETE PROVISIONS RELATING TO REQUIRED PROCEDURES PRECEDING THE ISSUANCE OF A FINAL ORDER AND TO PROVIDE THAT AN ORDER IS SUBJECT TO REVIEW PURSUANT TO THE ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURES ACT; TO AMEND SECTION 48-1-250, RELATING TO WHOM BENEFITS FROM CAUSES OF ACTION RESULTING FROM POLLUTION VIOLATIONS INURE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT NO PRIVATE CAUSE OF ACTION IS CREATED BY OR EXISTS UNDER THE POLLUTION CONTROL ACT; AND TO MAKE THESE PROVISIONS RETROACTIVE AND EXTINGUISH ANY RIGHT, CLAIM, OR CAUSE OF ACTION ARISING UNDER OR RELATED TO THE POLLUTION CONTROL ACT, SUBJECT TO EXCEPTIONS FOR THE STATE AND ITS SUBDIVISIONS.
(Agri., Natl. Res. and Environ. Affrs. Com.--January 24, 2012)
(Favorable--February 23, 2012)

H. 4473 (Word version)--Reps. Limehouse and Brady: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 63-15-45 SO AS TO PROHIBIT A COURT FROM GRANTING LEGAL CUSTODY TO A PARENT, GUARDIAN, OR ANOTHER PERSON WHO IS REQUIRED TO REGISTER PURSUANT TO THE SEX OFFENDER REGISTRY; AND TO AMEND SECTION 63-7-2350, RELATING TO RESTRICTIONS ON FOSTER CARE PLACEMENTS, SO AS TO RESTRICT THE PLACEMENT OF A CHILD IN FOSTER CARE WITH A PERSON WHO IS

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REQUIRED TO REGISTER PURSUANT TO THE SEX OFFENDER REGISTRY.
(Prefiled--Tuesday, November 29, 2011)
(Judiciary Com.--January 10, 2012)
(Fav. With Amdt.--February 23, 2012)

H. 4570 (Word version)--Rep. J. E. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 8-21-770, AS AMENDED, AND 8-21-800, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PROBATE COURT COSTS AND FEES AND THE RELIEF FROM THESE COSTS AND FEES THAT MAY BE ALLOWED BY PROBATE JUDGES, SO AS TO REVISE THE REFERENCE FROM FEES TO COSTS IN THE CALCULATION OF THE GROSS VALUE OF A DECEDENT'S ESTATE AND TO INCREASE FROM SIX DOLLARS AND SEVENTY-FIVE CENTS TO THIRTY-FIVE DOLLARS THE FEE FOR REFORMING OR CORRECTING A MARRIAGE RECORD, TO PROVIDE FOR THE FEE FOR FILLING FORMAL PETITIONS IN ANY ACTION IN THE PROBATE COURT INCLUDING ESTATE AND CONSERVATORSHIP PROCEEDINGS AND PROVIDE A MOTION FILING FEE OF TWENTY-FIVE DOLLARS WITH CERTAIN EXCEPTIONS, AND TO PROVIDE THAT A PROBATE JUDGE MAY NOT RELIEVE ANY PERSON FROM FILING FEES, COSTS, AND OTHER PROBATE COSTS EXCEPT IN SPECIFIC INSTANCES.
(Judiciary Com.--January 11, 2012)
(Fav. With Amdt.--February 23, 2012)

H. 4886 (Word version)--Rep. Willis: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO PROVIDE THAT THE SCHOOL DAY MISSED ON FEBRUARY 17, 2012, BY THE STUDENTS OF THE FOUNTAIN INN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL OF THE GREENVILLE COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT WHEN THE SCHOOL WAS CLOSED DUE TO BAT INFESTATION IS EXEMPT FROM THE REQUIREMENT THAT FULL SCHOOL DAYS MISSED TO SNOW, EXTREME WEATHER, OR OTHER DISRUPTIONS BE MADE UP.
(Without reference--February 23, 2012)

H. 4887 (Word version)--Rep. Johnson: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 7-27-275, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING

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TO THE CLARENDON COUNTY ELECTION COMMISSION AND THE CLARENDON COUNTY BOARD OF REGISTRATION, SO AS TO COMBINE THE CLARENDON COUNTY ELECTION COMMISSION AND THE CLARENDON COUNTY BOARD OF REGISTRATION INTO A SINGLE ENTITY.
(Without reference--February 23, 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)--(Debate adjourned until Wed., Feb. 29, 2012--February 23, 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)--(Debate adjourned until Tue., Feb. 28, 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

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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 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, Branham, 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,

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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 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

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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 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

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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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