HOUSE TO MEET AT 10:00 A. M.

NO. 37

CALENDAR

OF THE

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

OF THE

STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA

REGULAR SESSION BEGINNING TUESDAY, JANUARY 8, 2013

THURSDAY, MARCH 21, 2013

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LEXINGTON HIGH SCHOOL "WILDCATS"

2013 STATE AAAA WRESTLING CHAMPIONS

Daniel Bannister Walker Barfield
Alex Berg Zach Brooks
Andrew Carnes Slade Carroll
Billy Carson Trev Comstock
Shaw Cromer Jared Elliott
Parker Evans Dacus Fenchel
Javen Fenchel Hakeem Ferguson
Brennan Keys Brice Keys
Michael Manning Alex Mayrides
Nate Meagher Jackson Myers
Joey Perrotta Blake Risinger
Evan Rumley Brennan Shealy
Brandon Shepherd Zach Shepherd
Cole Simpson Ryan Sinnott
Andy Szalwinski Levi Wright

HEAD COACH

Derek Strobel

ASSISTANT COACHES

Mitch Hudson, Ben Barfield, Roger Field and Chase Owens

PRINCIPAL

Melissa Rawl

SCHOOL COLORS

Royal Blue, Yellow & White

TEAM MASCOT

Wildcat

INVITATION

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

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

(Accepted--February 19, 2013)

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HOUSE ASSEMBLY

Thursday, March 21, 2013

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

(Under H.3745--Adopted--March 9, 2013)

SECOND READING LOCAL UNCONTESTED BILL

S. 517 (Word version)--Senators Massey and Nicholson: A BILL TO AMEND ACT 185 OF 1997, RELATING TO THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 4 OF MCCORMICK COUNTY, TO PROVIDE THAT IN THE EVENT OF A VACANCY ON THE BOARD OCCURRING FOR ANY REASON OTHER THAN EXPIRATION OF A TERM, THE BOARD SHALL CALL A SPECIAL ELECTION TO FILL THE UNEXPIRED TERM, AND TO MAKE TECHNICAL CHANGES.
(Without reference--March 20, 2013)

THIRD READING STATEWIDE UNCONTESTED BILLS

H. 3512 (Word version)--Reps. Quinn and J. E. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 61-6-1560, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DISCOUNTS ON ALCOHOLIC LIQUORS OR NONALCOHOLIC ITEMS, SO AS TO ALLOW A RETAIL DEALER TO OFFER DISCOUNTS AT THE REGISTER THROUGH THE USE OF PREMIUMS, COUPONS, OR STAMPS, SO LONG AS THE COST RELATED TO THE DISCOUNT IS PROVIDED ONLY BY THE RETAIL DEALER AND IS NOT PROHIBITED BY FEDERAL LAW; AND TO AMEND SECTION 61-6-1500, RELATING TO RESTRICTIONS ON RETAIL DEALERS OF CERTAIN ALCOHOLIC PRODUCTS, SO AS TO PROHIBIT CERTAIN TRANSACTIONS TO ANOTHER RETAIL DEALER IN CERTAIN SITUATIONS, TO PROHIBIT CERTAIN TRANSACTIONS BETWEEN LOCATIONS OWNED BY THE SAME RETAIL DEALER, AND TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL PENALTIES.
(Judiciary Com.--February 07, 2013)
(Fav. With Amdt.--March 06, 2013)
(Amended and read second time--March 20, 2013)

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H. 3554 (Word version)--Reps. Cole, Forrester, G. M. Smith, Stavrinakis, Herbkersman and Merrill: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 61-4-1515, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO SAMPLES AND SALES OF BEER AT BREWERIES, SO AS TO SPECIFY THAT FOURTEEN PERCENT ALCOHOL BY WEIGHT IS THE MAXIMUM THAT MAY BE OFFERED FOR ON-PREMISES CONSUMPTION, TO ALLOW FOR THE SALE OF SIXTY-FOUR OUNCES OF BEER TO A CONSUMER EVERY TWENTY-FOUR HOURS, TO PROVIDE THE BEER MUST BE SOLD AT THE APPROXIMATE RETAIL PRICE, TO PROVIDE THAT APPROPRIATE TAXES MUST BE REMITTED, AND TO CLARIFY THAT A CERTAIN PROVISION APPLIES TO OFF-PREMISES CONSUMPTION.
(Judiciary Com.--February 19, 2013)
(Fav. With Amdt.--March 06, 2013)
(Amended and read second time--March 20, 2013)

H. 3367 (Word version)--Reps. J. E. Smith and Mitchell: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 33-56-20, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS FOR PURPOSES OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA SOLICITATION OF CHARITABLE FUNDS ACT, SO AS TO REVISE SPECIFIC DEFINITIONS; TO AMEND SECTION 33-56-60, RELATING TO CERTAIN FILING REQUIREMENTS, SO AS TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR WHICH CHARITABLE ORGANIZATIONS ARE REQUIRED TO FILE AND THE APPLICABLE FILING REQUIREMENTS; TO AMEND SECTION 33-56-70, RELATING TO CONTRACTS WITH PROFESSIONAL SOLICITORS REQUIRED TO BE FILED WITH THE SECRETARY OF STATE, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR ADDITIONAL FILING INFORMATION AND TO FURTHER PROVIDE WHEN A PROFESSIONAL SOLICITOR, COMMERCIAL CO-VENTURER, OR PROFESSIONAL FUNDRAISING COUNSEL MAY BEGIN PROVIDING OR CONTINUE PROVIDING SOLICITATIONS AND SERVICES IN THIS STATE; TO AMEND SECTION 33-56-110, RELATING TO REGISTRATION OF CERTAIN PERSONS, SO AS TO REVISE THE PROVISIONS OF THE SECTION IN REGARD TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF AND PROCEDURES FOR REGISTRATION, INCLUDING THE SANCTIONS OR PENALTIES FOR NONCOMPLIANCE OR

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VIOLATION; AND TO AMEND SECTION 33-56-120, RELATING TO PROHIBITED MISREPRESENTATIONS, SO AS TO CLARIFY A REFERENCE.
(Judiciary Com.--January 17, 2013)
(Favorable--March 06, 2013)
(Read second time--March 20, 2013)

H. 3474 (Word version)--Reps. Erickson, Owens, Newton, Patrick, Bowen, McCoy, Huggins, Herbkersman, Simrill, Atwater, Cole, Felder, Forrester, Gambrell, Henderson, Loftis, Long, Merrill, Nanney, Pope, Tallon, Thayer, White and Rivers: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 59-1-425, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE STATUTORY SCHOOL TERM, COLLEGIAL PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT DAYS, AND MAKE-UP DAYS, SO AS TO PROVIDE A SCHOOL DISTRICT MAY USE INSTRUCTIONAL HOURS OR INSTRUCTIONAL DAYS TO SATISFY REQUIREMENTS FOR SCHOOL CALENDARS, COLLEGIAL PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT DAYS, AND MAKE-UP DAYS, AND TO PROVIDE A DATE BEFORE WHICH THE OPENING DATE OF A SCHOOL MAY BEGIN UNLESS THE SCHOOL OPERATES ON A YEAR-ROUND MODIFIED CALENDAR.
(Educ. & Pub. Wks. Com.--January 31, 2013)
(Favorable--March 07, 2013)
(Amended and read second time--March 20, 2013)

H. 3791 (Word version)--Reps. Gagnon and Gambrell: A BILL TO AUTHORIZE THE STARR-IVA WATER AND SEWER DISTRICT IN ANDERSON COUNTY TO PROVIDE WATER SERVICE TO A SPECIFIED AREA OF ABBEVILLE COUNTY, UPON THE CONSENT OF THE GOVERNING BODY OF ABBEVILLE COUNTY, TO SOLVE A CRITICAL WATER SERVICE PROBLEM.
(Without reference--March 07, 2013)
(Read second time--March 20, 2013)

H. 3061 (Word version)--Reps. McCoy, M. S. McLeod, Stavrinakis and Sellers: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-63-95 SO AS TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO DEVELOP AND DISTRIBUTE MODEL POLICIES CONCERNING THE NATURE AND RISK OF

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CONCUSSIONS SUSTAINED BY STUDENT ATHLETES, TO REQUIRE EACH LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICT TO DEVELOP ITS OWN POLICY, TO REQUIRE THE REVIEW OF THE POLICY BY STUDENT ATHLETES AND THEIR PARENTS OR GUARDIANS, TO REQUIRE THE REMOVAL FROM PLAY AND MEDICAL EVALUATION OF A STUDENT ATHLETE BELIEVED TO HAVE SUSTAINED A CONCUSSION DURING PLAY, TO ALLOW FOR THE EVALUATION TO BE UNDERTAKEN BY A VOLUNTEER HEALTH CARE PROVIDER, AND TO PROVIDE THAT LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICTS ARE NOT REQUIRED TO ENFORCE THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION.
(Prefiled--Tuesday, December 11, 2012)
(Educ. & Pub. Wks. Com.--January 08, 2013)
(Fav. With Amdt.--March 11, 2013)
(Amended and read second time--March 20, 2013)

H. 3086 (Word version)--Reps. Daning, J. E. Smith, Crosby, R. L. Brown, M. S. McLeod, Taylor, J. R. Smith, Wells, Hixon, Rivers and Gilliard: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 59-112-50, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO IN-STATE TUITION RATES FOR MILITARY PERSONNEL AND THEIR DEPENDENTS UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS, SO AS TO REVISE THE CRITERIA UNDER WHICH VETERANS WHO ARE HONORABLY DISCHARGED AND THEIR DEPENDENTS MAY RECEIVE IN-STATE TUITION RATES.
(Prefiled--Tuesday, December 11, 2012)
(Educ. & Pub. Wks. Com.--January 08, 2013)
(Fav. With Amdt.--March 11, 2013)
(Amended and read second time--March 20, 2013)

H. 3091 (Word version)--Reps. Henderson, Huggins, Ballentine and W. J. McLeod: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 33-56-55, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PARENT-TEACHER ASSOCIATIONS AND LOCAL CHAMBERS OF COMMERCE BEING EXEMPT FROM THE PROVISIONS OF THE SOLICITATION OF CHARITABLE FUNDS ACT UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THESE PROVISIONS ALSO DO NOT APPLY TO AN ATHLETIC, BAND, OR OTHER EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITY BOOSTER CLUB OR ORGANIZATION

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AFFILIATED WITH A K-12 SCHOOL IF THE ORGANIZATION IS A 501(C)(3) TAX-EXEMPT ENTITY PROPERTY FILING ALL FEDERAL AND STATE REPORTING FORMS REQUIRED OF THESE ORGANIZATIONS, INCLUDING FORM 990.
(Prefiled--Tuesday, December 11, 2012)
(Educ. & Pub. Wks. Com.--January 08, 2013)
(Fav. With Amdt.--March 11, 2013)
(Amended and read second time--March 20, 2013)

S. 501 (Word version)--Senator Young: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO AUTHORIZE THE CITY OF NORTH AUGUSTA TO RELOCATE THE WORLD WAR I AND WORLD WAR II MEMORIAL MONUMENT IN CALHOUN PARK TO THE VETERANS MEMORIAL AT WADE HAMPTON VETERANS PARK.
(Without reference--March 19, 2013)
(Read second time--March 20, 2013)

H. 3766 (Word version)--Reps. J. E. Smith, Sottile, Harrell and Limehouse: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO DIRECT A TRANSFER TO REPLENISH THE ACCOUNTS THAT WERE USED TO FUND EMERGENCY REPAIRS TO THE USS LAFFEY; TO GRANT THE PATRIOTS POINT DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY A THREE-YEAR PERIOD, BEGINNING ON MAY 1, 2014, DURING WHICH IT SHALL MAKE INTEREST-ONLY PAYMENTS ON THE AMOUNT USED TO REPLENISH THE ORIGINAL SOURCE ACCOUNTS AT AN INTEREST RATE AND TERMS TO BE DETERMINED BY THE OFFICE OF THE STATE TREASURER; AND BEGINNING MAY 1, 2017, TO REQUIRE THE PATRIOTS POINT DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY TO COMMENCE ANNUAL PAYMENTS OF $400,000 UNTIL MAY 1, 2028, AT WHICH TIME A FINAL PAYMENT OF $6,068,867.72 SHALL BECOME DUE AND PAYABLE.
(Ways and Means Com.--March 06, 2013)
(Recalled--March 19, 2013)
(Read second time--March 20, 2013)

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SECOND READING STATEWIDE UNCONTESTED BILLS

H. 3398 (Word version)--Reps. Bales and Weeks: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 33-56-30, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE SOLICITATION OF CHARITABLE FUNDS AND THE REQUIREMENT THAT CHARITABLE ORGANIZATIONS WHICH SOLICIT FUNDS PAY A FILING FEE TO THE SECRETARY OF STATE, SO AS TO EXEMPT CERTAIN PUBLIC SCHOOLS FROM THE PAYMENT OF THIS FEE.
(Judiciary Com.--January 23, 2013)
(Fav. With Amdt.--March 06, 2013)
(Debate adjourned until April 11, 2013--March 20, 2013)

H. 3268 (Word version)--(Debate adjourned until Tue., Apr. 09, 2013--March 20, 2013)

H. 3518 (Word version)--(Debate adjourned until Tue., Apr. 09, 2013--March 20, 2013)

H. 3372 (Word version)--(Debate adjourned until Wed., Apr. 10, 2013--March 20, 2013)

S. 230 (Word version)--Senator Johnson: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 7-27-275, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE CLARENDON COUNTY BOARD OF ELECTIONS AND VOTER REGISTRATION, SO AS TO ADJUST THE MEMBERSHIP AND COMPOSITION OF THE BOARD.
(Clarendon Delegation Com.--March 13, 2013)
(Recalled--March 20, 2013)

H. 3099 (Word version)--Reps. Nanney and Long: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 63-17-2310, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO ENTITIES REQUIRED TO PROVIDE INFORMATION TO THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES FOR THE PURPOSE OF ESTABLISHING, MODIFYING, AND ENFORCING CHILD SUPPORT OBLIGATIONS, SO AS TO ALSO REQUIRE THESE ENTITIES TO PROVIDE THIS INFORMATION TO CLERKS OF COURT FOR THE SAME PURPOSE IN CASES NOT BEING ADMINISTERED PURSUANT TO TITLE IV-D OF

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THE SOCIAL SECURITY ACT BY THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES; AND TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS.
(Prefiled--Tuesday, December 11, 2012)
(Judiciary Com.--January 08, 2013)
(Favorable--March 20, 2013)

H. 3568 (Word version)--Reps. Weeks and Sandifer: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 16-13-385, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO ALTERING, TAMPERING WITH, OR BYPASSING ELECTRIC, GAS, OR WATER METERS, SECTION 58-7-60, RELATING TO THE UNLAWFUL APPROPRIATION OF GAS, AND SECTION 58-7-70, RELATING TO THE WRONGFUL USE OF GAS AND INTERFERENCE WITH GAS METERS, ALL SO AS TO RESTRUCTURE THE PENALTIES AND PROVIDE GRADUATED PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS OF THE STATUTES.
(Labor, Com. & Ind. Com.--February 19, 2013)
(Recalled and referred to Judiciary Com.--February 27, 2013)
(Fav. With Amdt.--March 20, 2013)

S. 239 (Word version)--Senators Cleary, Davis, L. Martin, Campbell, Cromer, Setzler, Ford and Campsen: A JOINT RESOLUTION PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO SECTION 7, ARTICLE XVII OF THE CONSTITUTION OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1895, RELATING TO THE PROHIBITION ON LOTTERIES AND THE EXCEPTIONS TO THIS PROHIBITION, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY MAY AUTHORIZE RAFFLES TO BE OPERATED AND CONDUCTED BY RELIGIOUS, CHARITABLE, OR NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS FOR RELIGIOUS, CHARITABLE, OR ELEEMOSYNARY PURPOSES, AND BY GENERAL LAW MUST DEFINE THE TYPE OF ORGANIZATION AUTHORIZED TO CONDUCT RAFFLES, PROVIDE THE STANDARDS FOR THEIR CONDUCT AND MANAGEMENT, PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS, AND PROVIDE FOR ANY OTHER LAW NECESSARY TO ENSURE THE PROPER FUNCTIONING,

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HONESTY, INTEGRITY, AND CHARITABLE PURPOSES FOR WHICH THE RAFFLES ARE CONDUCTED.
(Judiciary Com.--February 21, 2013)
(Favorable--March 20, 2013)

S. 213 (Word version)--Senators Cleary, Davis, L. Martin, Peeler, Williams, Campbell, Cromer, Rankin, Shealy, Alexander, Gregory, Bryant, Bennett, Nicholson, Johnson, Setzler, Ford and Campsen: A BILL TO AMEND TITLE 33, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING CHAPTER 57, SO AS TO AUTHORIZE QUALIFIED NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS TO OPERATE AND CONDUCT RAFFLES THROUGH REGISTRATION WITH THE SOUTH CAROLINA SECRETARY OF STATE, TO PROVIDE STANDARDS FOR THESE EVENTS, TO REQUIRE PROCEEDS TO BE USED FOR CHARITABLE PURPOSES, AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS.
(Judiciary Com.--February 21, 2013)
(Favorable--March 20, 2013)

H. 3580 (Word version)--Reps. D. C. Moss, Pitts, Pope, Patrick, McEachern, Bannister, Delleney, Tallon and Weeks: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 23-23-140 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE CERTIFICATION OF CANINE TEAMS.
(Judiciary Com.--February 20, 2013)
(Fav. With Amdt.--March 20, 2013)

H. 3165 (Word version)--Reps. Tallon, Henderson, G. R. Smith, Long, V. S. Moss, Atwater and Taylor: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 41-35-120, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DISQUALIFICATIONS FROM UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS, SO AS TO REVISE THE METHOD OF DETERMINING THE BENEFITS OF A PERSON DISCHARGED FROM EMPLOYMENT FOR ILLEGAL DRUG USE, GROSS MISCONDUCT, AND FAILURE TO ACCEPT WORK, TO DEFINE CERTAIN TERMS, TO SPECIFY CRITERIA FOR A LABORATORY QUALIFIED TO PERFORM A TEST FOR ILLEGAL DRUG USE BY A PERSON SEEKING OR RECEIVING UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS, TO LIMIT THE LIABILITY OF AN EMPLOYER FOR ACTS OR OMISSIONS IN THE

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DISCLOSURE OF A DRUG TEST PERFORMED UNDER THIS SECTION, AND TO PROVIDE THE MISUSE OF BIOLOGICAL MATERIAL OBTAINED IN THE COURSE OF THIS DRUG TESTING IS MISDEMEANOR SUBJECT TO CERTAIN MONETARY PENALTIES.
(Prefiled--Tuesday, December 18, 2012)
(Judiciary Com.--January 08, 2013)
(Fav. With Amdt.--March 20, 2013)

H. 3538 (Word version)--Reps. Bannister, Tallon, Sandifer, Hamilton, Erickson, Gambrell, Brannon, Allison, Felder and Weeks: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 16-17-500, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE SALE OR PURCHASE OF TOBACCO PRODUCTS FOR MINORS, SO AS TO INCLUDE ALTERNATIVE NICOTINE PRODUCTS IN THE PURVIEW OF THE STATUTE; TO AMEND SECTION 16-17-501, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS FOR PURPOSES OF RELEVANT TOBACCO PRODUCT FOR MINORS OFFENSES, SO AS TO DEFINE THE TERMS "ALTERNATIVE NICOTINE PRODUCT" AND "ELECTRONIC CIGARETTE"; AND TO AMEND SECTIONS 16-17-502, 16-17-503, AND 16-17-504, RELATING TO DISTRIBUTION OF TOBACCO PRODUCT SAMPLES, ENFORCEMENT AND REPORTING, AND IMPLEMENTATION, RESPECTIVELY, ALL SO AS TO MAKE CONFORMING CHANGES TO INCLUDE ALTERNATIVE NICOTINE PRODUCTS.
(Judiciary Com.--February 19, 2013)
(Favorable--March 20, 2013)

S. 261 (Word version)--Senators Leatherman, Setzler, Ford and Campsen: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-40, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE APPLICATION OF THE INTERNAL REVENUE CODE TO STATE INCOME TAX LAWS, SO AS TO UPDATE THE REFERENCE TO THE INTERNAL REVENUE CODE TO JANUARY 2, 2013, AND TO DELETE AN INAPPLICABLE SUBITEM.
(Without reference--March 20, 2013)

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WITHDRAWAL OF OBJECTIONS/REQUEST FOR DEBATE

UNANIMOUS CONSENT REQUESTS

THIRD READING STATEWIDE CONTESTED BILLS

S. 3 (Word version)--Senators L. Martin, Hayes, Fair and Campsen: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 61-2-180, SOUTH CAROLINA CODE OF LAWS, 1976, RELATING TO BINGO, RAFFLES, AND OTHER SPECIAL EVENTS, SO AS TO CLARIFY THAT THIS SECTION IS NOT AN EXCEPTION OR LIMITATION TO ACTIVITIES, DEVICES, OR MACHINES THAT ARE PROHIBITED BY SECTION 12-21-2710 OR OTHER PROVISIONS THAT PROHIBIT GAMBLING; 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 SECTION DOES NOT AUTHORIZE THE USE OF AN ACTIVITY, DEVICE, OR MACHINE THAT IS PROHIBITED BY SECTION 12-21-2710 OR BY OTHER PROVISIONS THAT PROHIBIT GAMBLING.
(Judiciary Com.--January 17, 2013)
(Favorable--February 06, 2013)
(Requests for debate by Reps. Alexander, Anderson, Bedingfield, Brannon, R.L. Brown, Douglas, Forrester, Gilliard, Hart, Henderson, Hixon, Hosey, King, Loftis, McEachern, Merrill, Mitchell, Munnerlyn, Nanney, Neal, Pitts, Robinson-Simpson, Rutherford, Ryhal, Sabb, Sandifer, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, Tallon, Taylor, Weeks, Williams and Wood--February 19, 2013)
(Rep. Delleney moved to reconsider the vote whereby debate was adjourned on the Bill--February 20, 2013)
(Motion noted--February 20, 2013)
(Reconsidered--February 27,2013)
(Read second time--March 20, 2013)

H. 3491 (Word version)--Reps. Sandifer, Clemmons, Atwater, Ott, D. C. Moss, Erickson, Herbkersman, Ballentine, Forrester, Sottile, Lowe, Toole, Bales, Weeks, Edge and Loftis: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 27-32-10, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS CONCERNING VACATION TIME SHARING PLANS, SO AS

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TO DEFINE AND REDEFINE CERTAIN TERMS; TO AMEND SECTION 27-32-55, RELATING TO FEES FOR THE RESALE OF AN INTEREST IN A VACATION TIMESHARE, SO AS TO PROVIDE REQUIREMENTS OF A RESALE VACATION TIMESHARE SERVICE PROVIDER; TO AMEND SECTION 27-32-80, RELATING TO THE TRANSFER OF AN INTEREST IN A VACATION TIME SHARING PLAN FROM A SELLER TO A THIRD PARTY, SO AS TO MAKE THE PROVISIONS APPLICABLE TO A RESALE OF THE INTEREST; AND TO AMEND SECTION 27-32-130, RELATING TO ENFORCEMENT AND IMPLEMENTATION PROVISIONS, SO AS TO MAKE THE PROVISIONS APPLICABLE TO A VACATION TIME SHARING ASSOCIATION.
(Labor, Com. & Ind. Com.--February 05, 2013)
(Fav. With Amdt.--March 06, 2013)
(Requests for debate by Reps. Anderson, Barfield, Bedingfield, Clemmons, Forrester, Gagnon, Goldfinch, Hardee, Hiott, Loftis, Owens, Ryhal, Sandifer, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith and Whitmire--March 19, 2013)
(Amended and read second time--March 20, 2013)

H. 3541 (Word version)--Reps. Harrell, J. E. Smith, Bales, Williams, Bannister, J. R. Smith, Patrick, Brannon, Erickson, Huggins, Kennedy, Ballentine, M. S. McLeod, Bernstein, Atwater, Cole, Funderburk, George, Hixon, Long, McCoy, W. J. McLeod, Pitts, Pope, G. R. Smith, Tallon, Taylor, Wood and Knight: A JOINT RESOLUTION PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO SECTION 7, ARTICLE VI OF THE CONSTITUTION OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1895, RELATING TO THE CONSTITUTIONAL OFFICERS OF THIS STATE, SO AS TO DELETE THE ADJUTANT GENERAL FROM THE LIST OF STATE OFFICERS WHICH THE CONSTITUTION REQUIRES TO BE ELECTED; AND TO AMEND SECTION 4, ARTICLE XIII, RELATING TO THE ADJUTANT AND INSPECTOR GENERAL, SO AS TO DELETE AN OBSOLETE REFERENCE TO INSPECTOR GENERAL, TO MAKE A CONFORMING CHANGE TO THE RANK OF THE ADJUTANT GENERAL, TO PROVIDE THAT BEGINNING UPON THE EXPIRATION OF THE TERM OF THE ADJUTANT GENERAL SERVING IN OFFICE ON THE DATE OF THE RATIFICATION OF THIS AMENDMENT,

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THE ADJUTANT GENERAL MUST BE APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR UPON THE ADVICE AND CONSENT OF THE SENATE FOR A FOUR-YEAR TERM COMMENCING ON THE FIRST WEDNESDAY FOLLOWING THE SECOND TUESDAY IN JANUARY FOLLOWING THE GENERAL ELECTION, WHICH MARKS THE MIDTERM OF THE GOVERNOR, EXCEPT THAT THE INITIAL TERM OF THE FIRST ADJUTANT GENERAL APPOINTED PURSUANT TO THIS AMENDMENT MUST BE FOR TWO YEARS SO AS TO ALLOW SUBSEQUENT TERMS TO BE STAGGERED WITH THAT OF THE GOVERNOR, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY SHALL PROVIDE BY LAW FOR THE DUTIES, COMPENSATION, AND QUALIFICATIONS FOR THE OFFICE, THE PROCEDURES BY WHICH THE APPOINTMENT IS MADE, AND THE PROCEDURES BY WHICH THE ADJUTANT GENERAL MAY BE REMOVED FROM OFFICE.
(Judiciary Com.--February 19, 2013)
(Favorable--March 06, 2013)
(Requests for debate by Reps. Anderson, Anthony, Atwater, Bales, Bannister, Barfield, Bedingfield, G.A. Brown, K.R. Crawford, Daning, Hardee, D.C. Moss, Quinn, Sandifer, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith and Whitmire--March 19, 2013)
(Read second time--March 20, 2013)

H. 3540 (Word version)--Reps. Harrell, J. E. Smith, Bales, Hosey, Cobb-Hunter, Bannister, J. R. Smith, Patrick, Brannon, Erickson, Taylor, Huggins, Kennedy, Ballentine, Bernstein, Sellers, Williams, Jefferson, M. S. McLeod, Atwater, Bowers, R. L. Brown, Cole, Douglas, George, Hixon, Long, McCoy, Mitchell, Pitts, Pope, G. R. Smith, Tallon, Wood, Weeks, Knight and Hart: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 1-3-240, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE REMOVAL OF OFFICERS BY THE GOVERNOR, SO AS TO ADD THE ADJUTANT GENERAL TO THE LIST OF OFFICERS OR ENTITIES THE GOVERNING BOARD OF WHICH MAY BE REMOVED BY THE GOVERNOR ONLY FOR CERTAIN REASONS CONSTITUTING CAUSE; TO AMEND SECTION 25-1-320, RELATING TO THE STATE ADJUTANT GENERAL, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT BEGINNING UPON THE EXPIRATION OF THE TERM OF THE ADJUTANT GENERAL SERVING IN OFFICE ON THE DATE OF THE

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2014 GENERAL ELECTION, THE ADJUTANT GENERAL MUST BE APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR UPON THE ADVICE AND CONSENT OF THE SENATE FOR A FOUR-YEAR TERM COMMENCING ON THE FIRST WEDNESDAY FOLLOWING THE SECOND TUESDAY IN JANUARY THAT FOLLOWS THE GENERAL ELECTION THAT MARKS THE MIDTERM OF THE GOVERNOR, EXCEPT THAT THE INITIAL TERM OF THE FIRST ADJUTANT GENERAL APPOINTED PURSUANT TO THIS ACT MUST BE FOR TWO YEARS SO AS TO ALLOW SUBSEQUENT TERMS TO BE STAGGERED WITH THAT OF THE GOVERNOR, AND TO ESTABLISH CERTAIN QUALIFICATIONS FOR THE OFFICE OF ADJUTANT GENERAL; TO AMEND SECTION 25-1-340, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO VACANCIES IN THE OFFICE OF ADJUTANT GENERAL, SO AS TO DELETE A REFERENCE TO THE ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS OF CONSTITUTIONAL OFFICERS; AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE ABOVE PROVISIONS ARE EFFECTIVE UPON THE RATIFICATION OF AMENDMENTS TO SECTION 7, ARTICLE VI, AND SECTION 4, ARTICLE XIII OF THE CONSTITUTION OF THIS STATE DELETING THE REQUIREMENT THAT THE STATE ADJUTANT GENERAL BE ELECTED BY THE QUALIFIED ELECTORS OF THIS STATE.
(Judiciary Com.--February 19, 2013)
(Favorable--March 06, 2013)
(Requests for debate by Reps. Bales, Bannister, Bedingfield, Finlay, Hiott, Owens, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith and Tallon--March 19, 2013)
(Read second time--March 20, 2013)

HOUSE RESOLUTION

H. 3812 (Word version)--Reps. Jefferson, W. J. McLeod, King, Alexander, Brannon, R. L. Brown, Gilliard, Quinn, Williams, Bowers, Dillard, Funderburk, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Pope, Powers Norrell, Ridgeway, Robinson-Simpson, Ryhal, Whipper and Wood: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO MEMORIALIZE THE CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES TO ENACT SENATE BILL S. 323, THE COMPREHENSIVE IMMUNO-SUPPRESSIVE DRUG COVERAGE FOR KIDNEY

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TRANSPLANT PATIENTS ACT OF 2013, TO GUARANTEE ACCESS BY ALL SOUTH CAROLINIANS WHO NEED A KIDNEY TRANSPLANT TO EXTENDED MONTHS OF MEDICARE PART B COVERAGE FOR IMMUNO-SUPPRESSIVE DRUGS THAT ARE CRITICAL TO THE LONG-TERM SUCCESS OF KIDNEY TRANSPLANTS.
(Invitations and Memorial Resolutions Com.--March 13, 2013)
(Favorable--March 20, 2013)

MOTION PERIOD

SECOND READING STATEWIDE CONTESTED BILLS

H. 3145 (Word version)--(Debate adjourned until Tue., Apr. 09, 2013--March 20, 2013)

H. 3176 (Word version)--Reps. Clemmons and G. R. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 7-13-25 SO AS TO ESTABLISH EARLY VOTING PROCEDURES; BY ADDING SECTION 7-13-200 SO AS TO PROVIDE UNIFORM DATES FOR ELECTION EVENTS; BY ADDING SECTION 7-13-1115 SO AS TO REQUIRE A BALLOT TO INDICATE A VOTE CAST FOR A SINGLE CANDIDATE IN ORDER TO BE CERTIFIED AS PART OF THE TOTAL NUMBER OF VOTES CAST; TO AMEND SECTION 7-3-20, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DUTIES OF THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE STATE ELECTION COMMISSION, SO AS TO FURTHER DEFINE HIS DUTIES; TO AMEND SECTION 7-11-10, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO METHODS OF NOMINATING CANDIDATES, SO AS TO PROHIBIT A CANDIDATE FROM FILING MORE THAN ONE STATEMENT OF INTENTION OF CANDIDACY FOR A SINGLE ELECTION, AND TO PROHIBIT A CANDIDATE FROM BEING NOMINATED BY MORE THAN ONE POLITICAL PARTY FOR A SINGLE OFFICE IN AN ELECTION; TO AMEND SECTION 7-13-320, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO BALLOTS AND SPECIFICATIONS, SO AS TO PROHIBIT A CANDIDATE'S NAME FROM APPEARING ON THE BALLOT MORE THAN ONCE; TO AMEND SECTION 7-13-330, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE BALLOT FORM AND INSTRUCTIONS, SO AS TO DELETE THE PROVISION THAT PROVIDES

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FOR STRAIGHT-PARTY-TICKET VOTING ON GENERAL ELECTION BALLOTS; TO AMEND SECTION 7-13-1340, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO REQUIREMENTS FOR VOTE RECORDERS, SO AS TO DELETE THE PROVISION THAT PROVIDES FOR STRAIGHT-PARTY-TICKET VOTING; TO AMEND SECTION 7-15-320, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PERSONS QUALIFIED TO VOTE BY ABSENTEE BALLOT, SO AS TO INCLUDE VOTING DURING THE EARLY VOTING PERIOD; TO AMEND SECTION 7-15-360, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE FURNISHING OF BALLOTS AND ENVELOPES, SO AS TO DELETE THE PROVISION THAT PROVIDES FOR STRAIGHT-PARTY-TICKET VOTING; TO AMEND SECTION 7-15-365, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO BALLOTS AND INSTRUCTIONS FURNISHED BY COUNTY BOARDS OF REGISTRATION, SO AS TO DELETE THE PROVISION THAT PROVIDES FOR STRAIGHT-PARTY-TICKET VOTING; TO AMEND SECTION 7-15-370, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE FURNISHING OF BALLOTS AND ENVELOPES AND THE DUTIES OF THE COUNTY REGISTRATION BOARD, SO AS TO DELETE THE PROVISION THAT PROVIDES FOR STRAIGHT-PARTY-TICKET VOTING; AND TO REPEAL SECTION 7-15-470 RELATING TO ABSENTEE BALLOTS OTHER THAN PAPER BALLOTS.
(Prefiled--Tuesday, December 18, 2012)
(Judiciary Com.--January 08, 2013)
(Fav. With Amdt.--March 07, 2013)
(Requests for debate by Reps. Anderson, Atwater, Barfield, Bedingfield, Bowen, G.A. Brown, R.L. Brown, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Cole, H.A. Crawford, Dillard, Felder, Gagnon, Gilliard, Goldfinch, Hardee, Hixon, Hosey, Howard, Jefferson, King, Loftis, Mack, McEachern, Nanney, Neal, Ott, Owens, Pope, Robinson-Simpson, Sabb, Sandifer, G.R. Smith, J.R. Smith, Southard, Stringer, Taylor, Weeks, Whipper and Williams--March 20, 2013)


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