HOUSE TO MEET AT 2:00 P. M.

NO. 17

CALENDAR

OF THE

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

OF THE

STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA

REGULAR SESSION BEGINNING TUESDAY, JANUARY 8, 2013

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 2013

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INVITATIONS

Wednesday, February 6, 2013, 8:00-10:00 a.m.

Members of the House and staff, breakfast, Room 112, Blatt Bldg., by the South Carolina Association of School Psychologists.

(Accepted--January 29, 2013)

Wednesday, February 6, 2013, 12:00 noon

Members of the House, luncheon, State House grounds, by the South Carolina Baptist Convention.

(Accepted--January 29, 2013)

Wednesday, February 6, 2013, 6:00-8:00 p.m.

Members of the House and staff, reception, 701 Whaley, by the City of Columbia.

(Accepted--January 29, 2013)

Wednesday, February 6, 2013, 7:00-9:00 p.m.

Members of the House and staff, reception, Clarion Hotel Downtown, by the SC Credit Union League.

(Accepted--January 29, 2013)

Thursday, February 7, 2013, 8:00-10:00 a.m.

Members of the House and staff, breakfast, Room 112, Blatt Bldg., by the South Carolina Children's Hospital Collaborative.

(Accepted--January 29, 2013)

Tuesday, February 19, 2013, 12:00-2:00 p.m.

Members of the House, luncheon, Epworth Children's Home, by the South Carolina Conference United Methodist Women.

(Accepted--January 29, 2013)

Tuesday, February 19, 2013, 6:00-8:00 p.m.

Members of the House and staff, reception, Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center, by Lexington County.

(Accepted--January 29, 2013)

Wednesday, February 20, 2013, 8:00-10:00 a.m.

Members of the House and staff, breakfast, Room 112, Blatt Bldg., by the Association of Cosmetology Salon Professionals.

(Accepted--January 29, 2013)

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Wednesday, February 20, 2013, 12:00-2:00 p.m.

Members of the House, luncheon, Room 112, Blatt Bldg., by RecyclonomicsSC.

(Accepted--January 29, 2013)

Wednesday, February 20, 2013, 6:00-8:00 p.m.

Members of the House and staff, reception, The Embassy Suites Hotel, by the South Carolina Association of Counties.

(Accepted--January 29, 2013)

Wednesday, February 20, 2013, 7:00-9:00 p.m.

Members of the House, reception, Clarion Hotel Downtown, by the South Carolina Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault.

(Accepted--January 29, 2013)

Thursday, February 21, 2013, 8:00-10:00 a.m.

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

(Accepted--January 29, 2013)

THIRD READING STATEWIDE UNCONTESTED BILLS

H. 3453 (Word version)--Reps. Bingham, Allison, Anthony, Hayes and Atwater: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO REQUIRE LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICTS TO DECIDE AND NOTIFY TEACHERS OF THEIR EMPLOYMENT FOR THE 2013-2014 SCHOOL YEAR BY MAY 15, 2013; TO PROVIDE THAT A CONTINUING-CONTRACT TEACHER WHO IS BEING RECOMMENDED FOR FORMAL EVALUATION THE FOLLOWING SCHOOL YEAR MUST BE NOTIFIED IN WRITING ON OR BEFORE THE DATE THE SCHOOL DISTRICT ISSUES THE WRITTEN OFFER OF EMPLOYMENT OR REEMPLOYMENT; TO REQUIRE TEACHERS WHO ARE REEMPLOYED BY WRITTEN NOTIFICATION TO NOTIFY THE DISTRICT BOARD OF THEIR ACCEPTANCE WITHIN TEN DAYS OF RECEIPT OF WRITTEN NOTIFICATION OF EMPLOYMENT; AND TO ALLOW DISTRICTS TO UNIFORMLY NEGOTIATE

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SALARIES OF CERTAIN RETIRED TEACHERS BELOW THE DISTRICT SALARY SCHEDULE.
(Without reference--January 30, 2013)
(Read second time--February 05, 2013)

H. 3191 (Word version)--Reps. Cole and Tallon: A BILL TO AMEND SECTIONS 56-5-130 AND 56-5-140, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE DEFINITION OF THE TERMS "MOTOR VEHICLE" AND "MOTORCYCLE", SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT MOPEDS ARE MOTOR VEHICLES AND NOT MOTORCYCLES.
(Prefiled--Tuesday, December 18, 2012)
(Judiciary Com.--January 08, 2013)
(Favorable--January 30, 2013)
(Read second time--February 05, 2013)

H. 3033 (Word version)--Rep. G. M. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 132 TO CHAPTER 3 OF TITLE 56 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES MAY
ISSUE SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES TO RECIPIENTS OF THE DISTINGUISHED FLYING CROSS.
(Prefiled--Tuesday, December 11, 2012)
(Educ. & Pub. Wks. Com.--January 08, 2013)
(Fav. With Amdt.--January 31, 2013)
(Amended and read second time--February 05, 2013)

SECOND READING STATEWIDE UNCONTESTED BILLS

H. 3340 (Word version)--Reps. Bannister, Herbkersman, Newton, Ballentine, Harrell, Clemmons, Goldfinch and H. A. Crawford: A JOINT RESOLUTION PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO SECTION 9, ARTICLE III OF THE CONSTITUTION OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1895, RELATING TO SESSIONS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR ANNUAL SESSIONS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY COMMENCING ON THE SECOND TUESDAY IN FEBRUARY RATHER THAN THE SECOND TUESDAY IN JANUARY OF EACH YEAR, REQUIRE EACH ANNUAL SESSION OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO ADJOURN SINE DIE NOT LATER THAN THE FIRST THURSDAY IN

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MAY EACH YEAR, AND ALLOW THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO CONVENE IN LOCAL SESSION AND FOR THE PURPOSE OF BEGINNING COMMITTEE MEETINGS OR HEARINGS ON THE SECOND TUESDAY OF JANUARY EACH YEAR.
(Judiciary Com.--January 16, 2013)
(Favorable--January 30, 2013)
(Debate adjourned until Wed., Feb. 06, 2013--February 05, 2013)

H. 3087 (Word version)--Reps. Merrill and Daning: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 59-40-50, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO VARIOUS CHARTER SCHOOL REQUIREMENTS, POWERS, AND DUTIES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A CHARTER SCHOOL LOCATED ON A FEDERAL MILITARY INSTALLATION OR BASE WHERE THE APPROPRIATE AUTHORITIES HAVE MADE BUILDINGS, FACILITIES, AND GROUNDS ON THE INSTALLATION OR BASE AVAILABLE FOR USE BY THE CHARTER SCHOOL, AS ITS PRINCIPAL LOCATION, ALSO MAY GIVE ENROLLMENT PRIORITY TO OTHERWISE ELIGIBLE STUDENTS WHO ARE DEPENDENTS OF MILITARY PERSONNEL LIVING IN MILITARY HOUSING ON THE BASE OR INSTALLATION OR WHO ARE CURRENTLY STATIONED AT THE BASE OR INSTALLATION NOT TO EXCEED FIFTY PERCENT OF THE TOTAL ENROLLMENT OF THE CHARTER SCHOOL.
(Prefiled--Tuesday, December 11, 2012)
(Educ. & Pub. Wks. Com.--January 08, 2013)
(Fav. With Amdt.--January 31, 2013)

H. 3121 (Word version)--Reps. Bowen, Daning, Henderson and Southard: 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

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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, December 11, 2012)
(Educ. & Pub. Wks. Com.--January 08, 2013)
(Fav. With Amdt.--January 31, 2013)

H. 3225 (Word version)--Reps. J. E. Smith and Jefferson: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 132 TO CHAPTER 3, TITLE 56 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE ISSUANCE OF "SC RIVERKEEPERS" SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES.
(Educ. & Pub. Wks. Com.--January 08, 2013)
(Fav. With Amdt.--January 31, 2013)
(Amended and read second time--February 05, 2013)
(Reconsidered whereby the Bill received second reading--February 05, 2013)

H. 3360 (Word version)--Reps. Owens, Daning, Hiott, Skelton, Simrill, Anthony, Bedingfield, Clemmons, Delleney, Hardwick, Henderson, Hixon, Limehouse, Nanney, Ott, Pope, G. R. Smith, J. E. Smith, Sottile, Stringer, Tallon and Taylor: A BILL TO AMEND SECTIONS 57-5-10, 57-5-70, AND 57-5-80, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE COMPOSITION OF THE STATE HIGHWAY SYSTEM, ADDITIONS TO THE STATE HIGHWAY SECONDARY SYSTEM, AND THE DELETION AND REMOVAL OF ROADS FROM THE STATE HIGHWAY SECONDARY SYSTEM, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT ALL HIGHWAYS WITHIN THE STATE HIGHWAY SYSTEM SHALL BE CONSTRUCTED TO THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION STANDARDS, TO PROVIDE THE FUNDING SOURCES THAT THE DEPARTMENT USES TO CONSTRUCT AND MAINTAIN THESE HIGHWAYS, TO REVISE THE PROCEDURE AND WHEREBY ENTITIES TO WHICH THE DEPARTMENT MAY TRANSFER ROADS WITHIN THE STATE HIGHWAY SECONDARY SYSTEM; AND TO REVISE THE PROCEDURE WHEREBY THE DEPARTMENT MAY ADD A

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ROAD FROM THE COUNTY OR MUNICIPAL ROAD TO THE STATE HIGHWAY SYSTEM; AND TO REPEAL SECTION 57-5-90 RELATING TO THE ESTABLISHMENT AND MAINTENANCE OF BELT LINES AND SPURS.
(Educ. & Pub. Wks. Com.--January 17, 2013)
(Favorable--January 31, 2013)

H. 3488 (Word version)--Rep. Gambrell: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO AUTHORIZE THE STATE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD TO TRANSFER OWNERSHIP OF THE BELTON NATIONAL GUARD ARMORY TO THE CITY OF BELTON.
(Without reference--February 05, 2013)

WITHDRAWAL OF OBJECTIONS/REQUEST FOR DEBATE

UNANIMOUS CONSENT REQUESTS

MOTION PERIOD

SECOND READING STATEWIDE CONTESTED BILLS

H. 3247 (Word version)--Reps. Harrell, Lucas, Delleney, Bannister, Ott, Rutherford, Weeks, G. M. Smith, Pope, Merrill, McCoy, Atwater, Erickson, Henderson, Kennedy, Loftis, Tallon, Bedingfield, Daning, Forrester, Hixon, Lowe, D. C. Moss, V. S. Moss, Murphy, Sottile, Stringer, Gagnon, Herbkersman, Newton, Wells, J. R. Smith, Taylor, Riley, Pitts, White, Vick, Clemmons, Barfield, Goldfinch, Spires and Hart: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 1-7-330, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE ADMINISTRATION OF THE DOCKET BY THE CIRCUIT SOLICITOR IN GENERAL SESSIONS COURT, SO AS TO CLARIFY THE ROLE OF THE CIRCUIT SOLICITOR IN THE ADMINISTRATION OF THE GENERAL SESSIONS COURT DOCKET AND PROVIDE THAT THIS ABILITY TO ADMINISTER THE DOCKET SHALL NOT INTERFERE

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WITH THE COURT'S ABILITY TO PROTECT A LITIGANT'S RIGHTS.
(Judiciary Com.--January 09, 2013)
(Favorable--January 23, 2013)
(Requests for debate by Rep. Sellers--January 24, 2013)
(Requests for debate by Reps. Bannister, Brannon, R.L. Brown, Clyburn, Gilliard, Hixon, Hosey, D.C. Moss, Neal, Pope, Robinson-Simpson, Ryhal, Sandifer, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, Taylor, Weeks, Wells and Williams--January 29, 2013)
(Debate adjourned until Wed., Feb. 06, 2013--February 05, 2013)

H. 3298 (Word version)--Reps. Lucas, Delleney, Ballentine, Brannon, Clemmons, Hixon, Huggins, Long, McCoy, Murphy, Nanney, Pitts, Sottile, Thayer and Harrell: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 7-13-46 SO AS TO IMPOSE REQUIREMENTS REGARDING THE ACKNOWLEDGMENT OF STATEMENTS OF CANDIDACY AND PUBLICATION OF FILING PERIODS; BY ADDING SECTION 8-13-1115 SO AS TO REQUIRE STATEMENTS OF ECONOMIC INTERESTS TO BE FILED ONLINE NO LATER THAN APRIL FIFTEENTH FOR ALL CANDIDATES; TO AMEND SECTION 7-11-10, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO METHODS OF NOMINATING CANDIDATES, SO AS TO DELETE REFERENCES TO POLITICAL PARTY CONVENTION; TO AMEND SECTION 7-11-15, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO QUALIFICATIONS TO RUN AS A CANDIDATE IN A GENERAL ELECTION, SO AS TO REVISE THE PROCEDURES FOR FILING STATEMENTS OF INTENTION OF CANDIDACY TO BE FILED WITH THE COUNTY BOARDS OF REGISTRATION AND ELECTIONS; TO AMEND SECTION 7-11-210, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE NOTICE OF CANDIDACY AND PLEDGE, SO AS TO REVISE THE PROCEDURES FOR NOTICE SUBMISSIONS, CANDIDATE SIGNATURES, AND OFFICER ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; TO AMEND SECTION 7-13-40, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE TIME OF PARTY PRIMARY, CERTIFICATION OF NAMES, VERIFICATION OF CANDIDATES' QUALIFICATIONS, AND THE FILING FEE, SO AS TO REVISE THE PROCEDURES FOR CERTIFYING AND COMPILING THE NAMES OF CANDIDATES TO BE PLACED ON PRIMARY BALLOTS;

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TO AMEND SECTION 7-27-110, RELATING TO THE APPOINTMENT OF MEMBERS OF BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT ALL COUNTIES MUST HAVE A SINGLE BOARD OF REGISTRATION AND ELECTIONS; TO AMEND SECTION 7-27-260, RELATING TO THE CHEROKEE COUNTY ELECTION COMMISSION AND THE CHEROKEE COUNTY BOARD OF REGISTRATION, SO AS TO COMBINE THE BODIES INTO A SINGLE ENTITY; TO AMEND SECTION 7-27-290, RELATING TO THE DILLON COUNTY ELECTION COMMISSION AND THE DILLON COUNTY BOARD OF REGISTRATION, SO AS TO COMBINE THE BODIES INTO A SINGLE ENTITY; TO AMEND SECTION 7-27-320, RELATING TO THE GREENVILLE COUNTY ELECTION COMMISSION AND THE GREENVILLE COUNTY BOARD OF REGISTRATION, SO AS TO COMBINE THE BODIES INTO A SINGLE ENTITY; TO AMEND SECTION 7-27-325, RELATING TO THE GREENWOOD COUNTY ELECTION COMMISSION AND THE GREENWOOD COUNTY BOARD OF REGISTRATION, SO AS TO COMBINE THE BODIES INTO A SINGLE ENTITY; TO AMEND SECTION 7-27-335, RELATING TO THE HORRY COUNTY ELECTION COMMISSION AND THE HORRY COUNTY BOARD OF REGISTRATION, SO AS TO COMBINE THE BODIES INTO A SINGLE ENTITY; TO AMEND SECTION 7-27-415, RELATING TO THE SPARTANBURG COUNTY ELECTION COMMISSION AND THE SPARTANBURG COUNTY BOARD OF REGISTRATION, SO AS TO COMBINE THE BODIES INTO A SINGLE ENTITY; TO AMEND SECTION 7-27-430, RELATING TO THE WILLIAMSBURG COUNTY ELECTION COMMISSION AND THE WILLIAMSBURG COUNTY BOARD OF REGISTRATION, SO AS TO COMBINE THE BODIES INTO A SINGLE ENTITY; TO AMEND SECTION 8-13-365, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO ELECTRONIC FILING OF CAMPAIGN DISCLOSURES AND REPORTS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A DISCLOSURE FORM FILED PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION IS DEEMED TO SATISFY ANY OTHER FILING REQUIREMENT MANDATED BY LAW; TO AMEND SECTION 8-13-1110, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PERSONS REQUIRED TO FILE STATEMENTS OF ECONOMIC INTERESTS, SO AS TO REQUIRE THE STATE ETHICS COMMISSION TO

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FURNISH A WEBSITE ON WHICH ALL STATEMENTS OF ECONOMIC INTERESTS ARE TO BE FILED ONLINE AND TO DESIGNATE AN ANNUAL DEADLINE BY WHICH STATEMENTS OF ECONOMIC INTERESTS ARE TO BE FILED ONLINE; TO REPEAL SECTION 7-11-30, RELATING TO CONVENTION NOMINATION OF CANDIDATES; AND TO REPEAL SECTION 7-11-220, RELATING TO NOTICE OR PLEDGE BY CANDIDATES FOR STATE SENATOR.
(Judiciary Com.--January 10, 2013)
(Fav. With Amdt.--January 31, 2013)
(Requests for debate by Reps. Bedingfield, Bernstein, Bingham, Brannon, R.L. Brown, Clemmons, Daning, Delleney, Hiott, Hosey, Howard, Kennedy, Lucas, McEachern, V.S. Moss, Nanney, Quinn, Ryhal, Sabb, Sellers, Skelton, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, Spires, Stringer and Weeks--February 05, 2013)
(Debate adjourned until Wed., Feb. 06, 2013--February 05, 2013)


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