HOUSE TO MEET AT 10:00 A. M.

NO. 52

CALENDAR

OF THE

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

OF THE

STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA

REGULAR SESSION BEGINNING TUESDAY, JANUARY 10, 2012

THURSDAY, APRIL 26, 2012

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NORTH CHARLESTON HIGH SCHOOL "COUGARS"

BOYS VARSITY BASKETBALL TEAM

2012 STATE CLASS AA CHAMPIONS

Jamal Baldwin

James Brown

Joshua Gantt

Jamiroquon Middleton

Joshua Middleton

Tyrek Moody

Tre'kwan Raynor

Bernard Samuel

Jamal Washington

Anthony Williams

HEAD COACH

Blake Hall

ASSISTANT COACHES

Sean Sweeney & Vernon Fields

ATHLETIC DIRECTOR

Nate Pearson

PRINCIPAL

Robert Grimm

TEAM MASCOT

Cougar

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HARTSVILLE HIGH SCHOOL "RED FOXES"

VARSITY BOYS BASKETBALL TEAM

2012 STATE CLASS AAA CHAMPIONS

Brandon Avant Donnie Benjamin
Zeke Copeland Greg Frazier
Alex Gotlieb Desmond Graham
Lakeith Ingram Freddie Jackson
Teddie Jackson Shayron Jett
Marquez McPhail Nyquan Pearson
Tevin Prescott Jaylen Shaw
Demeshun Smith Dovontea Washington

HEAD COACH

Aric Samuel

ASSISTANT COACHES

Calvin Shaw, Dennis Roger, & Roy McPhail

PRINCIPAL

Dr. Charlie Burry

SCHOOL COLORS

Red, Black and White

TEAM MASCOT

Red Fox

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INVITATIONS

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

Members of the House, breakfast, Room 112, Blatt Bldg., by the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority.

(Accepted--March 27, 2012)

Tuesday, May 1, 2012, 12:00-2:00 p.m.

Members of the House and staff, lunch, State House grounds, by the State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company

(Accepted--April 24, 2012)

Tuesday, May 1, 2012, 6:00-8:00 p.m.

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

(Accepted--April 24, 2012)

Tuesday, May 1, 2012, 6:00-9:00 p.m.

Members of the House and staff, oyster roast reception, Seibels House, by the South Carolina Coastal Conservation League.

(Accepted--April 24, 2012)

Wednesday, May 2, 2012, 8:00-10:00 a.m.

Members of the House, breakfast, Room 112, Blatt Bldg., by the SC Clean Energy Business Alliance.

(Accepted--April 24, 2012)

Wednesday, May 2, 2012, 12:00-2:00 p.m.

Members of the House, luncheon, Columbia Metropolitan
Convention Center, by the South Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants.

(Accepted--April 24, 2012)

Wednesday, May 2, 2012, 6:00-8:00 p.m.

Members of the House and staff, reception, Edens, 1221 Main Street, 11th floor, by the AIA South Carolina.

(Accepted--April 24, 2012)

Thursday, May 3, 2012, 8:00-10:00 a.m.

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

(Accepted--April 24, 2012)

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HOUSE ASSEMBLIES

Thursday, April 26, 2012

To recognize the North Charleston High School Varsity Boys Basketball Team, coaches and other school officials

(Under H.5086--Adopted--March 28, 2012)

Thursday, April 26, 2012

To recognize the Hartsville High School Boys Basketball Team, coaches and other school officials.

(Under H.5010--Adopted--March 12, 2012)

Wednesday, May 2, 2012

To recognize the Blue Ridge Middle School Brain Team, coaches and other school officials.

(Under H. 5075--Adopted--March 12, 2012)

Thursday, May 3, 2012

To recognize the Gilbert High School Chorale, director and other school officials.

(Under H. 5123--Adopted--April 18, 2012)

Thursday, May 10, 2012

To recognize the Hanahan High School Wrestling Team, coaches and other school officials.

(Under H. 5135--Adopted--April 18, 2012)

THIRD READING LOCAL UNCONTESTED BILL

S. 1413 (Word version)--Senator Peeler: A BILL TO AMEND ACT 587 OF 1992, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO CHEROKEE COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT 1, SO AS TO REAPPORTION THE SPECIFIC ELECTION DISTRICTS FROM WHICH MEMBERS OF THE GOVERNING BODY OF CHEROKEE COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT 1 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--April 24, 2012)
(Read second time--April 25, 2012)

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SECOND READING LOCAL UNCONTESTED BILLS

S. 1460 (Word version)--Senators Hayes and Gregory: A BILL TO AMEND ACT 270 OF 1981, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE ELECTION OF MEMBERS OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF FORT MILL SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 4 IN YORK COUNTY, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE EXPIRATION DATE OF THE TERMS OF CERTAIN MEMBERS OF THE BOARD IN ORDER TO HAVE ALL MEMBERS OF THE BOARD ELECTED IN NOVEMBER OF EVEN-NUMBERED YEARS.
(Without reference--April 25, 2012)

H. 5167 (Word version)--Rep. Frye: A BILL TO REAPPORTION THE SEVEN SPECIFIC ELECTION DISTRICTS FROM WHICH CERTAIN MEMBERS OF THE GOVERNING BODY OF THE SALUDA COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT MUST BE ELECTED BEGINNING WITH SCHOOL TRUSTEE ELECTIONS IN 2012, AND TO PROVIDE FOR DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION IN REGARD TO THESE NEWLY DRAWN ELECTION DISTRICTS, AND MAKE NECESSARY CONFORMING CHANGES.
(Without reference--April 25, 2012)

THIRD READING STATEWIDE UNCONTESTED BILLS

H. 5025 (Word version)--Reps. Govan, Cobb-Hunter, King, Limehouse, J. H. Neal, Ott, R. L. Brown, Gilliard and Ways and Means: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 59-127-20, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF SOUTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY, SO AS TO REVISE THE NUMBER OF BOARD MEMBERS AND THE MANNER IN WHICH MEMBERS OF THE BOARD ARE ELECTED TO ACCOUNT FOR THE NEW SEVENTH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT AND THREE ALUMNI MEMBERS, AND TO REVISE OTHER PROVISIONS RELATING TO TERMS OF BOARD MEMBERS, INCLUDING A PROVISION THAT THE TERMS OF ALL PRESENTLY ELECTED MEMBERS OF THE BOARD SHALL EXPIRE ON JUNE 30, 2012, AT WHICH

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TIME THEIR SUCCESSORS ELECTED AS PROVIDED BY THIS SECTION SHALL TAKE OFFICE.
(Educ. & Pub. Wks. Com.--March 15, 2012)
(Without reference--March 15, 2012)
(Fav. With Amdt.--March 28, 2012)
(Amended and read second time--April 19, 2012)
(Reconsidered the vote whereby the Bill was given second reading--April 24, 2012)
(Amended and read second time--April 25, 2012)

H. 4497 (Word version)--Reps. Sellers, Johnson, Brady, Gilliard, Jefferson and Knight: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 44-29-187 SO AS TO ENACT THE "CERVICAL CANCER PREVENTION ACT"; TO PROVIDE THAT BEGINNING WITH THE 2012-2013 SCHOOL YEAR, THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL SHALL OFFER AS AN OPTION THE CERVICAL CANCER VACCINE SERIES TO FEMALE STUDENTS ENROLLING IN THE SEVENTH GRADE; TO PROVIDE THE STUDENT MAY ONLY RECEIVE THESE VACCINATIONS AT THE OPTION OF THE PARENT OR GUARDIAN OF THE CHILD; TO PROVIDE A PROCEDURE THROUGH WHICH A PARENT OR GUARDIAN MAY EXERCISE THE OPTION FOR THEIR CHILD TO RECEIVE THESE VACCINATIONS; TO REQUIRE A RELATED EDUCATION PROGRAM; AND TO PROVIDE THAT IMPLEMENTATION OF THIS SECTION IS CONTINGENT UPON STATE AND FEDERAL FUNDING.
(Prefiled--Tuesday, December 06, 2011)
(Med., Mil., Pub. & Mun. Affrs. Com.--January 10, 2012)
(Fav. With Amdt.--April 18, 2012)
(Amended and read second time--April 25, 2012)

H. 5138 (Word version)--Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE BOARD OF COSMETOLOGY, RELATING TO ADMINISTRATIVE CITATIONS AND PENALTIES, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 4279, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
(Without Reference--April 18, 2012)
(Read second time--April 25, 2012)

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H. 5029 (Word version)--Reps. Thayer, Owens, Simrill, Brantley, Murphy, Gambrell, McCoy, Stavrinakis, Brannon, J. M. Neal, Agnew, Atwater, Daning, Long, Putnam, Erickson, Herbkersman, Patrick, Stringer, Ryan, Hamilton, Bedingfield, Anderson, Forrester, Sellers, Brady, Bowen, G. A. Brown and Clemmons: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 56-15-315 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR OFF-SITE DISPLAYS OF AUTOMOBILES AND CERTAIN TRUCKS UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES, AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS OF THIS PROVISION.
(Labor, Com. & Ind. Com.--March 15, 2012)
(Fav. With Amdt.--April 19, 2012)
(Amended and read second time--April 25, 2012)

H. 5049 (Word version)--Reps. Merrill, Brannon and Clemmons: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-43-215, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE APPEAL OF A PROPERTY ASSESSMENT VALUE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE APPEAL MUST BE BASED ON THE MARKET VALUES OF REAL PROPERTY AS OF DECEMBER THIRTY-FIRST OF THE TAX YEAR UNDER APPEAL; TO AMEND SECTION 12-60-2510, RELATING TO A PROPERTY TAX ASSESSMENT NOTICE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IN A YEAR IN WHICH AN ASSESSABLE TRANSFER OF INTEREST OCCURS DUE TO A CONVEYANCE, IF THE ASSESSOR DETERMINES THAT FAIR MARKET VALUE IS MORE THAN THE PURCHASE PRICE, THE ASSESSOR SHALL STATE WITH PARTICULARITY, THE BASIS FOR THE INCREASE IN FAIR MARKET VALUE, TO PROVIDE THAT THE TAXPAYER AT LEAST HAS THIRTY DAYS OF RECEIPT OF THE TAX NOTICE TO APPEAL, AND TO REQUIRE THE ASSESSOR TO INCLUDE A PROPERTY TAX REFUND ASSIGNMENT CONTRACT IN CERTAIN CASES; TO AMEND SECTION 12-60-2530, RELATING TO AN APPEAL TO THE COUNTY BOARD OF ASSESSMENT APPEALS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IN THE CASE OF A TIE VOTE, THE ASSESSOR'S DETERMINATION IS OVERTURNED; BY ADDING SECTION 12-60-2570 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE COUNTY ASSESSOR SHALL HAVE THE BURDEN OF PROOF IN A PROPERTY TAX APPEAL; AND BY ADDING SECTION 12-60-2580 SO AS TO ALLOW A

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TAXPAYER TO APPEAL THE VALUE ONCE EVERY FIVE YEARS AND TO PROVIDE EXCEPTIONS.
(Ways and Means Com.--March 21, 2012)
(Fav. With Amdt.--April 19, 2012)
(Amended and read second time--April 25, 2012)

H. 4484 (Word version)--Reps. Ballentine, Clyburn, Atwater and Huggins: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-43-220, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO CLASSIFICATIONS FOR ASSESSMENT RATIOS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT, UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES, A TAXPAYER MAY CLAIM THE FOUR PERCENT ASSESSMENT RATIO FOR TWO RESIDENTIAL PROPERTIES LOCATED IN THE STATE SO LONG AS THE TAXPAYER IS ATTEMPTING TO SELL THE FIRST ACQUIRED RESIDENCE.
(Prefiled--Tuesday, November 29, 2011)
(Ways and Means Com.--January 10, 2012)
(Fav. With Amdt.--April 19, 2012)
(Amended and read second time--April 25, 2012)

SECOND READING STATEWIDE UNCONTESTED BILLS

H. 4243 (Word version)--(Debate adjourned until Tue., May 01, 2012--April 24, 2012)

S. 1213 (Word version)--(Debate adjourned until Tue., May 01, 2012--April 24, 2012)

S. 6 (Word version)--(Debate adjourned until Tue., May 01, 2012--April 24, 2012)

S. 1031 (Word version)--(Debate adjourned until Tue., May 01, 2012--April 24, 2012)

S. 271 (Word version)--(Debate adjourned until Tue., May 01, 2012--April 24, 2012)

H. 5080 (Word version)--(Debate adjourned until Wed., May 09, 2012--April 25, 2012)

H. 4944 (Word version)--(Debate adjourned until Tue., May 01, 2012--April 25, 2012)

H. 5103 (Word version)--Reps. Sandifer, Spires, Brannon and Branham: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 18 TO CHAPTER 71, TITLE 38 SO AS TO PROVIDE THE RIGHTS OF A PHARMACY

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WHEN UNDERGOING AN AUDIT CONDUCTED BY A MANAGED CARE COMPANY, INSURANCE COMPANY, THIRD-PARTY PAYER, OR AN ENTITY RESPONSIBLE FOR PAYMENT OF CLAIMS FOR HEALTH CARE SERVICES; TO REQUIRE THE AUDITING ENTITY TO ESTABLISH AN APPEALS PROCESS; AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE RECOUPMENT OF FUNDS UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.
(Med., Mil., Pub. & Mun. Affrs. Com.--March 29, 2012)
(Recalled and referred to Labor, Com. & Ind. Com.--March 29, 2012)
(Fav. With Amdt.--April 19, 2012)
(Debate adjourned until Thu., Apr. 26, 2012--April 25, 2012)

H. 4995 (Word version)--Reps. Stringer, Bingham, Harrell, Parker, Ballentine, Ryan, Bedingfield, G. R. Smith, Brady, Thayer, Patrick, Erickson, Nanney, Taylor, J. R. Smith, Allison, Bannister, Bowen, Hamilton, Henderson, Hixon, Horne, Limehouse, Loftis, Long, Owens, Tallon, Forrester, Pope, Simrill and Sottile: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-36-2120, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO SALES TAX EXEMPTIONS, SO AS TO DELETE VARIOUS EXEMPTIONS; TO AMEND SECTION 12-36-2620, RELATING TO THE COMPONENTS OF THE SALES TAX, SO AS TO DELETE THE ONE PERCENT EXEMPTION TO INDIVIDUALS OVER EIGHTY-FIVE YEARS OF AGE; TO REPEAL SECTIONS 12-36-2130 AND 12-36-2610 RELATING TO THE STATE SALES TAX; TO PROVIDE THAT THE ADDITIONAL REVENUE GENERATED BY THIS ACT MUST BE USED TO REDUCE THE OVERALL SALES TAX RATE; AND TO RE-ENACT THE JOINT COMMITTEE ON TAXATION AND REQUIRE THE COMMITTEE TO REVIEW THE PROVISIONS OF SECTION 12-36-2120.
(Ways and Means Com.--March 13, 2012)
(Fav. With Amdt.--April 19, 2012)
(Debate adjourned until Thu., Apr. 26, 2012--April 25, 2012)

H. 4610 (Word version)--Reps. Merrill, Bingham, Quinn, Sellers, Clemmons, Herbkersman, G. R. Smith, Atwater, Erickson, Skelton, Brannon, Daning, Crosby, Bedingfield, Southard, J. R. Smith, Crawford, Patrick, Ryan, Huggins, Limehouse, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Edge, Harrison, Henderson, Hixon, Horne, Lowe, Nanney, Simrill,

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G. M. Smith, Stavrinakis, Stringer, Taylor, Willis and Young: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING CHAPTER 68 TO TITLE 59 SO AS TO ENACT THE "SOUTH CAROLINA SCHOOL BUS PRIVATIZATION ACT OF 2012", INCLUDING PROVISIONS TO PROVIDE THAT THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA SHALL NOT OWN, PURCHASE, OR ACQUIRE ADDITIONAL SCHOOL BUSES ON OR AFTER JULY 1, 2015, AND ITS PRESENT FLEET OF SCHOOL BUSES SOLD OR DISPOSED OF ON A PHASED-IN BASIS BEGINNING IN 2012, TO PROVIDE THAT BEGINNING WITH THE 2012-2013 SCHOOL YEAR, SCHOOL DISTRICTS ON A PHASED-IN BASIS INDIVIDUALLY OR TOGETHER WITH OTHER DISTRICTS SHALL PROVIDE SCHOOL TRANSPORTATION SERVICES OR BY CONTRACT MAY ENGAGE A PRIVATE ENTITY TO PROVIDE SCHOOL TRANSPORTATION SERVICES WITH THE PRIVATE ENTITY PROVIDING ALL SCHOOL BUSES, PERSONNEL TO OPERATE, AND AUXILIARY SERVICES, AND TO PROVIDE FOR TERMS, CONDITIONS, PROCEDURES, AND REQUIREMENTS APPLICABLE TO THE PROVISION OF THESE SERVICES, TO PROVIDE THAT STATE SCHOOL BUS MAINTENANCE FACILITIES, ON A PHASED-IN BASIS BEGINNING IN 2012, SHALL BE LEASED OR SOLD TO SCHOOL DISTRICTS OR PRIVATE SCHOOL TRANSPORTATION PROVIDERS OR IN THE ABSENCE OF A SALE OR LEASE CLOSED, TO ESTABLISH A "SCHOOL TRANSPORTATION REIMBURSEMENT FUND" CONSISTING OF SPECIFIED FUNDS WHICH MUST BE USED TO REIMBURSE SCHOOL DISTRICTS FOR THE COST OF SCHOOL TRANSPORTATION SERVICES ON A FORMULA BASIS, TO PROVIDE FOR THE LIABILITY INSURANCE REQUIREMENTS APPLICABLE TO PRIVATE ENTITIES PROVIDING SCHOOL TRANSPORTATION SERVICES AND FOR SCHOOL BUS, DRIVER, PASSENGER, AND EQUIPMENT REQUIREMENTS IN REGARD TO THESE SERVICES; TO AMEND SECTION 59-67-460, RELATING TO CONTRACTS BY SCHOOL DISTRICTS FOR TRANSPORTATION SERVICES WITH PRIVATE CONTRACTORS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A SCHOOL DISTRICT OR A GROUP OF SCHOOL DISTRICTS IS AUTHORIZED BY CONTRACT TO HAVE THEIR SCHOOL

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TRANSPORTATION SERVICES PROVIDED BY A PRIVATE ENTITY WHICH FURNISHES ITS OWN BUSES, PERSONNEL, AND AUXILIARY SERVICES PRIOR TO THE REQUIRED IMPLEMENTATION DATE OF THE DISTRICT'S ASSUMPTION OF RESPONSIBILITY FOR ALL SCHOOL TRANSPORTATION SERVICES IN THE DISTRICT AS REQUIRED BY CHAPTER 68, TITLE 59; AND TO REPEAL SECTION 59-67-460 EFFECTIVE ON JULY 1, 2015, WHEN THE RESPONSIBILITY TO PROVIDE SCHOOL TRANSPORTATION SERVICES IS TRANSFERRED FULLY TO THE SCHOOL DISTRICTS OF THIS STATE.
(Ways and Means Com.--January 17, 2012)
(Fav. With Amdt.--April 19, 2012)

H. 4697 (Word version)--Reps. Harrison, Limehouse, J. E. Smith, Stavrinakis, Brady, Sellers, Sottile, Gilliard, McCoy, Daning, Crosby, Munnerlyn, Gambrell, Agnew, Bowen, Erickson, Horne, Govan, Funderburk, Whipper, R. L. Brown and Neilson: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTIONS 60-15-100 AND 60-15-110 SO AS TO PROVIDE AN ANNUAL TRANSFER TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA ARTS COMMISSION OF AN AMOUNT EQUAL TO FIFTEEN PERCENT OF THE GENERAL FUND PORTION OF STATE ADMISSIONS TAX REVENUES IN THE PREVIOUS YEAR AFTER OTHER TRANSFERS REQUIRED FROM THE REVENUE AND TO REQUIRE THE COMMISSION TO EXPEND AT LEAST SEVENTY PERCENT OF ITS STATE APPROPRIATED FUNDS ON GRANTS FOR CHILDREN'S AND COMMUNITY PROGRAMS.
(Ways and Means Com.--January 31, 2012)
(Fav. With Amdt.--April 19, 2012)

H. 4082 (Word version)--Reps. Vick, Edge, Hiott, Hayes, R. L. Brown, Jefferson, Bowers, Anthony, Skelton, Williams, McLeod, G. M. Smith, Weeks, Gilliard, Agnew, Horne, Funderburk, Tribble, Pinson, Clemmons and Neilson: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 38-7-20, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE IMPOSITION OF THE INSURANCE PREMIUM TAX, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT SEVEN PERCENT OF THE ANNUAL REVENUE OF THIS TAX MUST BE TRANSFERRED TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA

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FORESTRY COMMISSION AND USED BY IT FOR FIREFIGHTING AND FIREFIGHTING EQUIPMENT REPLACEMENT AND FOREST INDUSTRY ECONOMIC ENHANCEMENT.
(Ways and Means Com.--April 13, 2011)
(Fav. With Amdt.--April 19, 2012)

H. 3079 (Word version)--Rep. Herbkersman: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 12-21-4310 SO AS TO CREATE THE CHARITABLE BINGO ADVISORY COMMITTEE, PROVIDE FOR ITS MEMBERSHIP AND PURPOSES, AND REQUIRE A DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE DESIGNEE AS LIAISON; BY ADDING SECTION 12-21-4320 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR ESTABLISHMENT OF AN INFORMATIONAL CHARITABLE BINGO WEBSITE BY THE DEPARTMENT AND REQUIRING THE DEPARTMENT'S RESPONSE TO INQUIRIES AS PERMANENTLY ACCESSIBLE ADVISORY OPINIONS; BY ADDING SECTION 12-21-4330 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR ALLOWABLE PROMOTIONAL EXPENSES; TO AMEND SECTION 12-21-3920, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS FOR PURPOSES OF THE BINGO TAX ACT, SO AS TO INCLUDE SPECIFIC NAMED GAMES IN THE DEFINITION "BINGO", AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEFINITION OF A "CARD" INCLUDES AN INSTANT BINGO TICKET; TO AMEND SECTIONS 12-21-3940 AND 12-21-3950, BOTH AS AMENDED, RELATING TO APPLICATIONS FOR LICENSING BY NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS AND PROMOTERS, RESPECTIVELY, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR AN INFORMAL APPEAL OF A REJECTION AS A FIRST STEP IN AN APPEAL; TO AMEND SECTION 12-21-3990, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE MANNER OF PLAYING BINGO, SO AS TO SPECIFY THE MANNER OF PLAYING BINGO WITH INSTANT BINGO TICKETS; TO AMEND SECTION 12-21-4000, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PROCEDURES FOR OPERATING A BINGO GAME, SO AS TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THE APPLICABILITY OF BINGO PROCEDURES FOR BINGO PLAYED WITH INSTANT BINGO TICKETS, TO INCREASE THE ALLOWABLE EXPENSE FOR PROMOTIONS FROM ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS TO TWO HUNDRED FIFTY DOLLARS FOR

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EACH SESSION, AND TO SPECIFY THE INTENT OF THIS SECTION; TO AMEND SECTION 12-21-4020, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO CLASSES OF BINGO LICENSEES, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR OPERATIONAL HOURS; TO AMEND SECTION 12-21-4120, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO A CLARIFICATION FROM THE DEPARTMENT AS TO PLAY OR OPERATION OF A GAME, SO AS TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR A BINGO ADVISORY OPINION; AND TO AMEND SECTION 12-21-4240, RELATING TO LICENSES TO MANUFACTURE, DISTRIBUTE, OR USE BINGO CARDS, SO AS TO INCLUDE ITEMS OTHER THAN BINGO CARDS TO WHICH THIS SECTION APPLIES.
(Prefiled--Tuesday, December 07, 2010)
(Ways and Means Com.--January 11, 2011)
(Fav. With Amdt.--April 19, 2012)

H. 3685 (Word version)--Reps. Bales and Ballentine: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 51-3-60, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO USE OF FACILITIES, CAMPSITES, AND OVERNIGHT LODGING FACILITIES AT STATE PARKS AT REDUCED RATES BY THE AGED, BLIND, OR DISABLED, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT SUCH PERSONS MAY USE THESE FACILITIES AT ONE-HALF THE PRESCRIBED FEE, INCLUDING CAMPSITE FACILITIES AND OVERNIGHT LODGING FACILITIES IF VACANCIES EXIST, AND TO PROVIDE THAT DISABLED VETERANS MAY GAIN ADMISSION TO STATE PARKS WITHOUT CHARGE AND MAY USE THE CAMPING FACILITIES AND OVERNIGHT LODGING FACILITIES OF STATE PARKS IF VACANCIES EXIST WITHOUT CHARGE; AND BY ADDING SECTION 51-3-75 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT BASED ON A REVIEW OF BUSINESS AND PERSONAL USE OF A PARTICULAR STATE PARK OR FACILITY BY THE DEPARTMENT OF PARKS, RECREATION AND TOURISM, AND THE LABOR AND INSURANCE REQUIREMENTS IT SUSTAINS AT THAT FACILITY, IT MAY ALTER THE MANAGEMENT PLAN FOR THAT PARK OR FACILITY BY PERMITTING THE RELETTING OF CAMPSITES, CAMPING FACILITIES, OR OTHER AMENITIES BEFORE THE RENTAL TERM OF THE ORIGINAL RENTER HAS EXPIRED IF VACATED BY THE ORIGINAL RENTER BEFORE THE END OF THE STATED TERM, AND TO

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PROVIDE THE DEPARTMENT ALSO MAY WAIVE THE CHARGES FOR ITS REUSE AND FOR THE USE OF THESE AND OTHER AMENITIES.
(Ways and Means Com.--February 15, 2011)
(Recalled--April 19, 2012)

H. 4824 (Word version)--Rep. Rutherford: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO PROVIDE THAT THE DRIVER'S LICENSE OF A PERSON IS REINSTATED ON THIS ACT'S EFFECTIVE DATE IF THE PERSON'S DRIVER'S LICENSE WAS SUSPENDED PURSUANT TO FORMER SECTION 56-1-745 OF THE 1976 CODE DUE TO A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE VIOLATION AND CHARGE PRIOR TO APRIL 12, 2011, AND A CONVICTION ON OR AFTER APRIL 12, 2011, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES MUST NOT REIMBURSE SUCH PERSON WHOSE DRIVER'S LICENSE SUSPENSION ENDED AND HE PAID A REINSTATEMENT FEE BEFORE THIS ACT'S EFFECTIVE DATE.
(Judiciary Com.--February 22, 2012)
(Recalled--April 19, 2012)

S. 1351 (Word version)--Senator Fair: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 44-1-157 SO AS TO SPECIFY THE NUMBER OF LIFEGUARDS, BASED ON THE SQUARE FOOTAGE AND NUMBER OF PATRONS, A TYPE "A" PUBLIC SWIMMING POOL OPERATED BY THE STATE, OR A POLITICAL SUBDIVISION OF THE STATE, MUST HAVE AS A CONDITION OF OBTAINING AND MAINTAINING AN OPERATING PERMIT AND TO PROVIDE PROCEDURES FOR APPLYING FOR A VARIANCE; AND TO REQUIRE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL APPROVAL OF LIFEGUARD COVERAGE PLANS FOR TYPE "E" PUBLIC SWIMMING POOLS.
(Med., Mil., Pub. & Mun. Affrs. Com.--April 17, 2012)
(Recalled--April 19, 2012)

H. 5150 (Word version)--Reps. Harrell, Harrison, Sandifer, Lucas, Hardwick, Howard, Clemmons, Ott, Crawford, Bingham, Owens and White: A BILL TO REENACT SECTION 33-44-303, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE LIABILITY

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OF MEMBERS AND MANAGERS OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANIES, AND TO EXPRESS THAT IT IS THE CLEAR AND UNAMBIGUOUS INTENT OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO SHIELD A MEMBER OF A LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY FROM PERSONAL LIABILITY FOR ACTIONS TAKEN IN THE ORDINARY COURSE OF THE LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY'S BUSINESS.
(Without reference--April 19, 2012)

H. 3209 (Word version)--Reps. Cobb-Hunter, Long, Brady and Knight: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 20-4-60, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO AN ORDER FOR PROTECTION FROM DOMESTIC ABUSE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE COURT MAY PROHIBIT HARM OR HARASSMENT TO A PET ANIMAL OWNED, POSSESSED, KEPT, OR HELD BY THE PETITIONER AND TO PROVIDE THAT IN ORDERING TEMPORARY POSSESSION OF PERSONAL PROPERTY, THE COURT MAY ORDER THE TEMPORARY POSSESSION OF PET ANIMALS.
(Prefiled--Tuesday, December 14, 2010)
(Judiciary Com.--January 11, 2011)
(Favorable--March 28, 2012)
(Requests for debate by Reps. Forrester, Loftis and Norman --April 24, 2012)

S. 1223 (Word version)--Senator Alexander: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 7-7-430, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE DESIGNATION OF PRECINCTS IN OCONEE 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.
(Oconee Delegation Com.--February 29, 2012)
(Favorable--April 24, 2012)

S. 1122 (Word version)--Senator Gregory: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 7-7-350, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE DESIGNATION OF PRECINCTS IN LANCASTER COUNTY, SO AS TO REVISE AND RENAME CERTAIN PRECINCTS AND REDESIGNATE A

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MAP NUMBER ON WHICH THE NAMES OF THESE PRECINCTS MAY BE FOUND AND MAINTAINED BY THE OFFICE OF RESEARCH AND STATISTICS OF THE STATE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD, AND TO CORRECT ARCHAIC LANGUAGE.
(Without reference--April 24, 2012)

S. 947 (Word version)--Senators Malloy and Williams: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING CHAPTER 33 TO TITLE 49, SO AS TO CREATE THE LAKE PAUL A. WALLACE AUTHORITY.
(Without reference--April 25, 2012)

S. 1461 (Word version)--Senator McGill: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 7-7-520, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE DESIGNATION OF PRECINCTS IN WILLIAMSBURG 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--April 25, 2012)

H. 5166 (Word version)--Reps. Willis, Pitts and Tribble: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 7-7-360, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE DESIGNATION OF PRECINCTS IN LAURENS COUNTY, SO AS TO REDESIGNATE CERTAIN PRECINCTS, 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--April 25, 2012)

H. 3710 (Word version)--Reps. J. E. Smith, Hayes, D. C. Moss and Sandifer: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 40-1-77 SO AS TO PROVIDE A BOARD OR COMMISSION THAT REGULATES THE LICENSURE OF A PROFESSION OR OCCUPATION UNDER TITLE 40 MAY ISSUE A TEMPORARY LICENSE FOR A

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PROFESSION OR OCCUPATION IT REGULATES TO THE SPOUSE OF AN ACTIVE DUTY MEMBER OF THE UNITED STATES ARMED FORCES IN CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES, TO PROVIDE REQUIREMENTS FOR OBTAINING THIS LICENSE, AND TO PROVIDE TIME LIMITS ON THE VALIDITY OF THIS LICENSE.
(Labor, Com. & Ind. Com.--February 17, 2011)
(Fav. With Amdt.--April 18, 2012)
(Requests for debate by Reps. Crawford, Frye and Southard, --April 24, 2012)

H. 4766 (Word version)--Reps. Stringer, Weeks and Funderburk: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING CHAPTER 38 TO TITLE 33 SO AS TO ENACT THE "SOUTH CAROLINA BENEFIT CORPORATION ACT" WHICH PERMITS A CORPORATION TO ELECT AS A CORPORATE PURPOSE THE PROVIDING OF CERTAIN PUBLIC BENEFITS WITHOUT SUBJECTING THE CORPORATION OR ITS DIRECTORS TO LIABILITY OR DERIVATIVE SUIT EXCEPT FOR SPECIFIED REASONS.
(Judiciary Com.--February 09, 2012)
(Favorable--April 18, 2012)
(Requests for debate by Reps. Hixon, Ott, Weeks, and Whipper --April 24, 2012)

H. 4672 (Word version)--Rep. H. B. Brown: A JOINT RESOLUTION PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO SECTION 1, ARTICLE VI OF THE CONSTITUTION OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1895, RELATING TO THE ELIGIBILITY TO HOLD A POPULARLY ELECTED OFFICE IN THIS STATE, SO AS TO ELIMINATE THE EXCEPTION THAT ALLOWS A PERSON TO HOLD ELECTIVE OFFICE IF A PERSON'S CONVICTION HAS BEEN PARDONED UNDER STATE OR FEDERAL LAW, OR IF IT HAS BEEN FIFTEEN OR MORE YEARS AFTER THE COMPLETION DATE OF THE PERSON'S SENTENCE, INCLUDING PROBATION AND PAROLE TIME.
(Judiciary Com.--January 25, 2012)
(Fav. With Amdt.--March 07, 2012)
(Requests for debate by Reps. Crawford, Howard, Parks and Whipper--April 18, 2012)

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S. 1085 (Word version)--Senator Hayes: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 48-11-210, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE ORGANIZATION AND FUNCTIONING OF SPECIFIC WATERSHED CONSERVATION DISTRICTS UNDER THE GENERAL LAW PERTAINING TO SUCH DISTRICTS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT FOR PURPOSES OF CHAPTER 11, TITLE 48, INCLUDING THE CONDUCT OF ELECTIONS, THE DIGITAL HYDROLOGIC MAP PREPARED BY THE SERVICE CENTER AGENCIES OF THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE OF THE FISHING CREEK WATERSHED DISTRICT IN YORK COUNTY REPRESENTS AND IS DECLARED TO BE THE BOUNDARIES OF THE DISTRICT.
(Agri., Natl. Res. and Environ. Affrs. Com.--February 09, 2012)
(Recalled and referred to York Delegation Com.--March 28, 2012)
(Recalled--April 25, 2012)

H. 4637 (Word version)--Reps. Clyburn, Brantley, Sabb, Johnson, King, Williams, Hodges, Hosey, Gilliard, Bowers, Brannon, G. A. Brown, R. L. Brown, Butler Garrick, Daning, Dillard, Edge, Herbkersman, Jefferson, Mack, G. R. Smith and Spires: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 58-25-110 SO AS TO REQUIRE REGIONAL TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITIES TO DEVELOP AND IMPLEMENT PROGRAMS WITHIN THEIR SERVICE AREAS THAT MAKE PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION AVAILABLE AT NO CHARGE FOR CERTAIN QUALIFYING VETERANS.
(Med., Mil., Pub. & Mun. Affrs. Com.--January 19, 2012)
(Recalled--April 25, 2012)

S. 220 (Word version)--Senators Jackson and Ford: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 1, TITLE 44 OF THE 1976 CODE, BY ADDING SECTION 44-1-149 TO PROHIBIT THE RESALE OF FOOD THAT HAS BEEN SERVED OR SOLD TO AND POSSESSED BY A CONSUMER.
(Judiciary Com.--March 14, 2011)
(Recalled--April 25, 2012)

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WITHDRAWAL OF OBJECTIONS/REQUEST FOR DEBATE

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 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-

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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 ADMINISTRATION OR TO SUPPLEMENT SUCH PROVISIONS.
(Pending Question: Shall the House concur in the Senate Amendments--February 21, 2012)
(Debate adjourned until Thu., Apr. 26, 2012--April 25, 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.
(Pending Question: Shall the House concur in the Senate Amendments--April 19, 2012)

H. 3059 (Word version)--Reps. Merrill, Stavrinakis, J. E. Smith and Whipper: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-3376, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE INCOME TAX CREDIT FOR PLUG-IN HYBRID VEHICLES, SO AS TO REVISE THE DEFINITION OF "PLUG-IN HYBRID VEHICLE", TO RAISE THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT OF THE CREDIT AVAILABLE EACH FISCAL YEAR AND

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DELETE ITS EXPIRATION DATE, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE CREDIT MUST BE ALLOCATED TO ELIGIBLE CLAIMANTS DURING A FISCAL YEAR ON A FIRST-COME, FIRST-SERVE BASIS.
(Pending Question: Shall the House concur in the Senate Amendments--April 19, 2012)
(Debate adjourned until Thu., Apr. 26, 2012--April 25, 2012)

H. 3720 (Word version)--Reps. Cooper, Henderson and Patrick: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-3360, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS OF THE JOBS TAX CREDIT, SO AS TO REVISE THE REQUIREMENTS OF A QUALIFYING SERVICE-RELATED FACILITY AND A TECHNOLOGY INTENSIVE FACILITY; BY ADDING SECTION 12-6-3411 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A CORPORATION ESTABLISHING A NATIONAL CORPORATE HEADQUARTERS OR EXPANDING OR ADDING TO AN EXISTING NATIONAL CORPORATE HEADQUARTERS IN THIS STATE, WHICH IN CONNECTION THEREWITH ADDS AT LEAST FIFTY NEW FULL-TIME JOBS SHALL BE EXEMPT FROM PAYING STATE CORPORATE INCOME TAXES FOR A PERIOD OF TEN YEARS; TO AMEND SECTION 12-20-105, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO TAX CREDITS FOR PROVIDING INFRASTRUCTURE, SO AS TO INCREASE THE MAXIMUM AGGREGATE CREDIT TO FOUR HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS ANNUALLY; TO AMEND SECTIONS 4-12-30, 4-29-67, AND 12-44-90, ALL AS AMENDED, RELATING TO FEE IN LIEU OF TAXES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A COUNTY AUDITOR OR COUNTY ASSESSOR MAY REQUEST AND OBTAIN ANY FINANCIAL BOOKS AND RECORDS FROM A SPONSOR THAT SUPPORT THE SPONSOR'S TAX FORM OR RETURN TO VERIFY THE CALCULATIONS OF THE FEE IN LIEU OF TAXES TAX FORM OR RETURN; AND TO AMEND SECTION 12-36-2120, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO SALES TAX EXEMPTIONS, SO AS TO EXEMPT COMPUTERS, COMPUTER EQUIPMENT, COMPUTER HARDWARE AND

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SOFTWARE PURCHASES FOR A DATACENTER AND ELECTRICITY USED BY A DATACENTER.
(Pending Question: Shall the House concur in the Senate Amendments--April 24, 2012)
(Debate adjourned until Thu., Apr. 26, 2012--April 25, 2012)

H. 3730 (Word version)--Reps. Munnerlyn, Sabb, Vick, Hayes, Tribble and McLeod: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 50-9-450 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A COMMERCIAL FUR LICENSE, IN ADDITION TO A STATE HUNTING LICENSE IS REQUIRED OF ALL PERSONS WHO SELL OR TAKE FURBEARING ANIMALS BY ANY MEANS, EXCEPT A PROCESSOR, MANUFACTURER, OR RETAILER, AND TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON UNDER THE AGE OF SIXTEEN MAY PURCHASE A COMMERCIAL FUR LICENSE WITHOUT HAVING TO PURCHASE A STATE HUNTING LICENSE AFTER COMPLETING THE TRAPPERS EDUCATION COURSE; TO AMEND SECTION 50-11-40, RELATING TO THE UNLAWFUL USE OF RECORDED SOUNDS OR AMPLIFIED IMITATIONS OF CALLS OR SOUNDS BY A PERSON TO HUNT, CATCH, TAKE, OR KILL A GAME BIRD OR GAME ANIMAL OR ATTEMPT TO HUNT, CATCH, TAKE, OR KILL A GAME BIRD OR GAME ANIMAL BY USE OF THESE MEANS, SO AS TO DELETE THE PROVISION THAT MAKES IT UNLAWFUL TO CATCH OR KILL A GAME BIRD OR GAME ANIMAL OR ATTEMPT TO CATCH OR KILL A GAME BIRD OR GAME ANIMAL BY USE OF THESE MEANS AND TO PROVIDE THAT THIS SECTION DOES NOT APPLY TO THE HUNTING AND TAKING OF COYOTES; TO AMEND SECTION 50-11-1080, RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES DECLARING OPEN SEASON ON COYOTES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THERE IS NO CLOSED SEASON FOR HUNTING OR TAKING COYOTES WITH WEAPONS; TO AMEND SECTION 50-11-2400, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS OF CERTAIN TERMS THAT PERTAIN TO THE TRAPPING OF FURBEARING ANIMALS, SO AS TO REVISE THE DEFINITION OF THE TERMS "FURBEARING ANIMAL" AND "COMMERCIAL PURPOSES", AND TO PROVIDE DEFINITIONS FOR THE TERMS "OWNER" AND

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"AGENT"; TO AMEND SECTION 50-11-2430, RELATING TO REQUIRING A FUR TRAPPER TO CARRY PROOF THAT HE IS THE OWNER OF THE PROPERTY ON WHICH HE SETS HIS TRAPS, OR HAS PERMISSION FROM THE OWNER OF THE PROPERTY UPON WHICH HIS TRAPS ARE SET, SO AS TO MAKE TECHNICAL CHANGES; TO AMEND SECTION 50-11-2440, RELATING TO REQUIRING A TRAPPER TO VISIT HIS TRAPS DAILY, SO AS TO MODIFY THE FREQUENCY THAT A TRAPPER MUST VISIT HIS TRAPS; TO AMEND SECTION 50-11-2445, RELATING TO THE REMOVAL OF TRAPPED WILDLIFE BY THE OWNERS OF TRAPS, SO AS TO ALLOW A TRAP OWNER'S DESIGNEE TO REMOVE WILDLIFE FROM HIS TRAPS, AND TO PROVIDE THAT A DESIGNEE MUST POSSESS WRITTEN PERMISSION FROM THE TRAP'S OWNER TO ACT ON HIS BEHALF AND MUST MEET ALL COMMERCIAL FUR LICENSING REQUIREMENTS OR BE LISTED ON A VALID DEPREDATION PERMIT; TO AMEND SECTION 50-11-2460, RELATING TO CERTAIN TRAPS THAT ARE ALLOWED FOR TRAPPING, SO AS TO MAKE TECHNICAL CHANGES, TO DELETE THE PROVISION THAT RESTRICTS THE TYPES OF TRAPS THAT ARE ALLOWED TO THOSE THAT ARE IN ACCORDANCE WITH APPROVED COMMERCIAL FUR LICENSES, TO ALLOW FOR THE USE OF LIVE TRAPS TO CAPTURE CERTAIN FERAL ANIMALS, TO REVISE THE SIZE OF FOOT-HOLD TRAPS THAT ARE ALLOWABLE, TO PROVIDE THAT SMALL SNAP, BOX, AND OTHER TRAPS ARE ALLOWED FOR TRAPPING; TO AMEND SECTION 50-11-2475, RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF A FUR PROCESSOR'S LICENSE, SO AS TO REVISE THE COST OF THE LICENSE, TO REQUIRE A TAXIDERMIST TO KEEP A DAILY REGISTER OF THE NAME AND ADDRESS OF EACH PERSON FROM WHOM A FURBEARING ANIMAL IS RECEIVED ALONG WITH OTHER INFORMATION ABOUT THE ANIMAL, AND TO MAKE TECHNICAL CHANGES; AND TO REPEAL SECTIONS 50-11-1060, 50-11-1070, AND 50-11-2420 RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF A COMMERCIAL FUR LICENSE, THE ISSUANCE OF A PERMIT TO POISON

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PREDATORY ANIMALS, AND THE KILLING OF BOBCATS.
Pending Question: Shall the House concur in the Senate Amendments--April 19, 2012)
(Debate adjourned until Thu., Apr. 26, 2012--April 25, 2012)

H. 5028 (Word version)--Reps. G. M. Smith and White: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO DIRECT THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL FOR FISCAL YEAR 2012-2013 TO TEMPORARILY SUSPEND ENFORCEMENT OF CERTAIN PROVISIONS OF THE MEDICAID NURSING HOME PERMIT LAW AND TO SET CERTAIN NURSING HOME STAFFING STANDARDS IN ORDER TO MEET APPROPRIATIONS.
Pending Question: Shall the House concur in the Senate Amendments--April 25, 2012)

THIRD READING STATEWIDE CONTESTED BILLS

H. 4675 (Word version)--Reps. Henderson, G. M. Smith, J. R. Smith, Parker, Barfield, Allison, Atwater, Bowen, Corbin, Delleney, Forrester, Hamilton, Lowe, Lucas, Owens, Putnam, Simrill, G. R. Smith, Stringer, Toole, Tribble, Willis, Funderburk, Nanney and Quinn: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 61-2-180, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO BINGO, RAFFLES, AND OTHER SPECIAL EVENTS, SO AS TO CLARIFY THAT THIS SECTION DOES NOT AUTHORIZE THE USE OF ANY DEVICE PROHIBITED BY SECTION 12-21-2710; AND TO AMEND SECTION 61-4-580, RELATING TO GAME PROMOTIONS ALLOWED BY HOLDERS OF PERMITS AUTHORIZING THE SALE OF BEER OR WINE, SO AS TO CLARIFY THAT THIS ITEM DOES NOT AUTHORIZE THE USE OF ANY DEVICE PROHIBITED BY SECTION 12-21-2710.
(Judiciary Com.--January 25, 2012)
(Favorable--March 07, 2012)
(Requests for debate by Reps. Bedingfield, Clemmons, Gilliard, Hamilton, Henderson, Hiott, Knight, Loftis, Neilson, Rutherford, Sandifer, Sellers, G.R. Smith, J.R. Smith and Toole--March 08, 2012)
(Read second time--April 25, 2012)

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H. 4956 (Word version)--Reps. Putnam, Loftis, Thayer, G. R. Smith, Norman, Quinn, Parker, Long, Brannon, J. R. Smith, Erickson, Hiott, Patrick, Huggins, Southard, Nanney, Whitmire, Tribble, Allison, Atwater, Bannister, Barfield, Bingham, Bowen, Chumley, Clemmons, Corbin, Delleney, Forrester, Frye, Gambrell, Hamilton, Henderson, Herbkersman, Hixon, Lowe, Lucas, D. C. Moss, V. S. Moss, Murphy, Owens, Pinson, Pitts, Sandifer, Simrill, G. M. Smith, Spires, Stringer, Tallon, Taylor, Toole, White and Willis: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, BARACK OBAMA, OPEN OUR ABUNDANT OIL AND NATURAL GAS RESOURCES THROUGHOUT OUR COUNTRY AND ISSUE AN EXECUTIVE ORDER TO THE DEPARTMENT OF INTERIOR TO LIFT THE 2010 BAN ON ALL OFFSHORE DRILLING EXPLORATION WITHIN THE OUTER CONTINENTAL SHELF LANDS, AND TO REQUEST THE PRESIDENT ALSO TO DIRECT THE DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY, AND ANY BODY OF THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT THAT REGULATES OR SIMILARLY IS CONCERNED WITH THE EXPLORATION OF OIL AND NATURAL GAS TO EXPEDITE ALL PERMITTING REQUIREMENTS FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF THESE ENERGY RESOURCES.
(Invitations and Memorial Resolutions Com.--March 06, 2012)
(Favorable--March 08, 2012)
(Objection by Reps. R.L. Brown, Cobb-Hunter, McEachern, Sellers and Weeks--March 21, 2012)
(Requests for debate by Reps. Allen, Anderson, Brantley, Butler Gar, Clemmons, Clyburn, Dillard, Gambrell, Gilliard, Hamilton, Hearn, Henderson, Hixon, Hosey, Jefferson, Johnson, King, McCoy, D.C. Moss, V.S. Moss, Nanney, J.H. Neal, Putnam, Sabb, Sandifer, G.R. Smith, J.R. Smith, Taylor and Williams--March 21, 2012)
(Amended and read second time--April 25, 2012)

H. 5098 (Word version)--Reps. Hixon, Clyburn, Harrison, Taylor and Young: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 61-6-2010, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO TEMPORARY PERMITS FOR THE POSSESSION, SALE, AND CONSUMPTION OF ALCOHOLIC LIQUORS BY THE DRINK IN A COUNTY OR MUNICIPALITY UPON A FAVORABLE REFERENDUM VOTE, SO AS TO FURTHER

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PROVIDE FOR THOSE ELECTIONS WHICH CONSTITUTE GENERAL ELECTIONS FOR PURPOSES OF THE REFERENDUMS REQUIRED UNDER THIS SECTION.
(Without reference--March 28, 2012)
(Requests for debate by Reps. Atwater, Crawford, Hosey, McEachern, J.H. Neal, Ott, Parks, Quinn and Willis--March 29, 2012)
(Read second time--April 25, 2012)

H. 4128 (Word version)--Reps. Pitts, Atwater, Toole, Chumley, Delleney, Hosey, D. C. Moss, G. R. Smith, Williams, Willis, Huggins, Bingham, Quinn and Bedingfield: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 18 TO CHAPTER 1, TITLE 1 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT GOLD OR SILVER COIN, OR BOTH SHALL BE LEGAL TENDER IN THIS STATE FOR PAYMENT OF CERTAIN DEBTS; AND BY ADDING ARTICLE 26 TO CHAPTER 1, TITLE 1 SO AS TO ESTABLISH A JOINT COMMITTEE FOR THE ADOPTION OF AN ALTERNATE FORM OF CURRENCY.
(Judiciary Com.--April 26, 2011)
(Fav. With Amdt.--March 28, 2012)
(Amended--April 19, 2012)
(Requests for debate by Reps. Brannon, H.B. Brown, Jefferson, Johnson, Sabb and Sellers--April 19, 2012)
(Read second time--April 25, 2012)

H. 4640 (Word version)--Reps. Anthony, Bingham, Ott, Harrell, White, Bowers, Whipper and R. L. Brown: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 11-35-1524, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO RESIDENT VENDOR PREFERENCES UNDER THE CONSOLIDATED PROCUREMENT CODE, SO AS TO REVISE THE RESIDENT VENDOR PREFERENCES

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AND THE MANNER AND PROCEDURES UNDER WHICH THEY ARE COMPUTED.
(Ways and Means Com.--January 19, 2012)
(Fav. With Amdt.--March 28, 2012)
(Amended--April 24, 2012)
(Requests for debate by Reps. Bales, Bannister, Battle, Bedingfield, Brannon, Crosby, Erickson, Hayes, Parker, Sandifer, Skelton, J.R. Smith, Taylor, Thayer and Young--April 24, 2012)
(Read second time--April 25, 2012)

H. 4802 (Word version)--Reps. J. E. Smith, Quinn, Munnerlyn, Williams, Jefferson, Johnson, McEachern, Brannon, Dillard, McLeod, Stavrinakis, Sellers, Sabb, Brady, Ott, Vick, H. B. Brown, Branham, Bingham, Bowers, Cobb-Hunter, Erickson, Harrison, Hart, Hayes, Herbkersman, Merrill, J. H. Neal, Pitts, G. M. Smith, Whipper and Anderson: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING CHAPTER 67 TO TITLE 12 SO AS TO ENACT THE "SOUTH CAROLINA ABANDONED BUILDINGS REVITALIZATION ACT" WHICH PROVIDES THAT A TAXPAYER MAKING INVESTMENTS OF A CERTAIN SIZE IN REHABILITATING AN ABANDONED BUILDING MAY AT HIS OPTION RECEIVE SPECIFIED INCOME TAX CREDITS OR CREDITS AGAINST THE PROPERTY TAX LIABILITY.
(Ways and Means Com.--February 22, 2012)
(Favorable--March 28, 2012)
(Requests for debate by Reps. Ballentine, Barfield, Bedingfield, Bowen, Chumley, Corbin, Crawford, Hamilton, Loftis, McCoy, Tallon and Thayer--April 24, 2012)
(Read second time--April 25, 2012)

H. 5051 (Word version)--Reps. Limehouse, Barfield, Tribble, Sabb, Hosey, Southard, J. H. Neal, Crawford, Parker, Brantley, Neilson, Erickson, Clemmons, Hearn, Hardwick, Loftis, Murphy, Ryan, McCoy, Anderson, Butler Garrick, Whitmire, Williams, Sottile, Alexander, Allen, Bowen, Pinson, Brannon, Johnson, Huggins, Spires, Sellers, Agnew, Anthony, Atwater, Bales, Bannister, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowers, Branham, G. A. Brown, H. B. Brown, R. L. Brown, Chumley, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Cole, Corbin, Crosby, Daning, Delleney, Dillard, Edge, Forrester, Frye,

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Funderburk, Gambrell, Gilliard, Govan, Hamilton, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Hayes, Henderson, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hixon, Hodges, Horne, Howard, Jefferson, King, Long, Lowe, Lucas, Mack, McEachern, McLeod, D. C. Moss, V. S. Moss, Munnerlyn, J. M. Neal, Norman, Ott, Parks, Patrick, Pitts, Pope, Putnam, Quinn, Rutherford, Sandifer, Simrill, G. M. Smith, G. R. Smith, J. E. Smith, J. R. Smith, Stringer, Tallon, Taylor, Toole, Vick, Weeks, Whipper, White and Willis: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 59-103-15, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO HIGHER EDUCATION MISSION AND GOALS FOR ALL PUBLIC HIGHER EDUCATION INSTITUTIONS IN THIS STATE, SO AS TO INCLUDE IN THE MISSION OF FOUR YEAR COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES UNIQUE DOCTORAL DEGREE PROGRAMS THAT ARE NOT DUPLICATIVE OF ANY RESEARCH UNIVERSITY DOCTORAL PROGRAMS IN THAT REGION, AND TO DEFINE "THAT REGION".
(Educ. & Pub. Wks. Com.--March 21, 2012)
(Fav. With Amdt.--March 29, 2012)
(Requests for debate by Reps. Allen, Allison, Barfield, Bedingfield, Bowen, Brannon, Brantley, R.L. Brown, Clemmons, Dillard, Herbkersman, Hixon, Hosey, Limehouse, Merrill, Owens, Patrick, Putnam, Sabb, Sellers, Skelton, G.R. Smith, J.R. Smith, Tallon, Thayer and Whipper--April 24, 2012)
(Amended and read second time--April 25, 2012)

MOTION PERIOD

SECOND READING STATEWIDE CONTESTED BILLS

H. 3788 (Word version)--(Debate adjourned until Tue., May 01, 2012--April 24, 2012)

H. 3235 (Word version)--Reps. Taylor, Young, J. R. Smith, Bikas and Chumley: 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

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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)
(Requests for debate by Reps. Anderson, Barfield, Brantley, G.A. Brown, R.L. Brown, Cobb-Hunter, Cole, Gambrell, Gilliard, Hart, Hixon, Hodges, Hosey, Jefferson, King, Ott, Parker, Quinn, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, Tallon, Taylor, Weeks, Williams and Young--February 29, 2012)
(Debate adjourned until Thu., Apr. 26, 2012--April 24, 2012)

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., 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

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SEPTEMBER TENTH TO THE FIRST TUESDAY FOLLOWING THE FIRST MONDAY OF SEPTEMBER.
(Judiciary Com.--February 22, 2011)
(Fav. With Amdt.--May 18, 2011)
(Amended and read second time--May 25, 2011)
(Read third time--May 26, 2011)
(Pending Question--Shall the House concur in the Senate Amendments--June 02, 2011)
(Continued--June 02, 2011)
(Recommitted to Jud. Com.--Jan. 12, 2012)
(Fav. With Amdt.--April 18, 2012)
(Objection by Reps. King and Sellers--April 24, 2012)
(Requests for debate by Reps. Clemmons, Weeks, White, Loftis, Corbin, Barfield, Dillard, Nanney, Sandifer, Hamilton, Hardwick, Hearn, Gilliard, Stavrinakis, Hayes, Branham, Hosey, G. A. Brown, Anderson, Whipper, Jefferson, Williams, Brantley, J. H. Neal, Bingham, McEachern and Govan--April 24, 2012)


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