HOUSE TO MEET AT 10:00 A. M.

NO. 4

CALENDAR

OF THE

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

OF THE

STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA

REGULAR SESSION BEGINNING TUESDAY, JANUARY 8, 2013

FRIDAY, JANUARY 17, 2014

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INVITATIONS

Tuesday, January 21, 2014, 6:00-8:00 p.m.

Members of the House, reception, Clarion Town House Hotel, by the American Council of Engineering Companies of South Carolina, South Carolina Society of Professional Engineers, American Society of Civil Engineers - South Carolina, and American Institute of Architects - South Carolina.

(Accepted--January 14, 2014)

Tuesday, January 21, 2014, 7:00-9:00 p.m.

Members of the House and staff, reception, Ellison Building, State Fairgrounds, by the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources.

(Accepted--January 14, 2014)

Wednesday, January 22, 2014, 12:00-2:00 p.m.

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

(Accepted--January 14, 2014)

Wednesday, January 22, 2014, 6:00-8:00 p.m.

Members of the House, reception, Capital City Center, 1201 Main St., by the South Carolina Bar.

(Accepted--January 14, 2014)

Thursday, January 23, 2014, 8:00-10:00 a.m.

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

(Accepted--January 14, 2014)

Tuesday, January 28, 2014, 6:00-8:00 p.m.

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

(Accepted--January 14, 2014)

Wednesday, January 29, 2014, 12:00-2:00 p.m.

Members of the House, luncheon, Room 112, Blatt Bldg., by the South Carolina Consortium for Gifted Education.

(Accepted--January 14, 2014)

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Wednesday, January 29, 2014, 6:00-9:00 p.m.

Members of the House and staff, reception, Clarion Town House Hotel, by the Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce.

(Accepted--January 14, 2014)

Thursday, January 30, 2014, 8:00-10:00 a.m.

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

(Accepted--January 14, 2014)

HOUSE ASSEMBLIES

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

To recognize the Mauldin High School Boys Cross Country Team, coaches, and other school officials.

(Under H.4433--Accepted--January 14, 2014)

Thursday, January 23, 2014

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

(Under H.4425--Adopted--January 14, 2014)

Thursday, January 23, 2014

To recognize the Nation Ford High School Marching Band, directors, and other school officials.

(Under H.4430--Accepted--January 14, 2014)

Thursday, January 30, 2014

To recognize the Hillcrest High School Girls Volleyball Team, coaches, and other school officials.

(Under H.4432--Accepted--January 14, 2014)

Thursday, January 30, 2014

To recognize the Northwestern High School Football Team of York County with the team coaches and other school officials.

(Under H.4508--Accepted--January 16, 2014)

THIRD READING STATEWIDE UNCONTESTED BILLS

S. 612 (Word version)--(Debate adjourned until Mon., Jun. 30, 2014--April 30, 2013)

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H. 3514 (Word version)--Reps. Hamilton, Delleney, Taylor, Putnam and Loftis: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 17-13-180 SO AS TO DEFINE NECESSARY TERMS, PROHIBIT THE OPERATION OF A PUBLIC UNMANNED AIRCRAFT SYSTEM AND THE DISCLOSURE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION ACQUIRED THROUGH THE OPERATION OF A PUBLIC UNMANNED AIRCRAFT SYSTEM, TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS, AND TO PROVIDE EXCEPTIONS.
(Judiciary Com.--February 07, 2013)
(Fav. With Amdt.--May 30, 2013)
(Continued--June 06, 2013)
(Amended and read second time--January 16, 2014)

H. 4468 (Word version)--Reps. Hardwick, Ryhal and Clemmons: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 7-7-320, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE DESIGNATION OF VOTING PRECINCTS IN HORRY COUNTY, SO AS TO REDESIGNATE VARIOUS EXISTING PRECINCTS, TO ADD TWO PRECINCTS, AND TO REDESIGNATE THE 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.
(Without reference--January 14, 2014)
(Read second time--January 16, 2014)

H. 4497 (Word version)--Reps. Erickson, Bowers, Herbkersman, Hodges, Newton and Patrick: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 7-7-110, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE DESIGNATION OF VOTING PRECINCTS IN BEAUFORT COUNTY, SO AS TO REDESIGNATE FIVE EXISTING PRECINCTS, ADD NINE PRECINCTS AND DELETE THREE PRECINCTS, AND TO REDESIGNATE THE MAP NUMBER ON WHICH THESE MAY BE FOUND AND MAINTAINED BY THE OFFICE OF RESEARCH AND STATISTICS OF THE STATE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD.
(Without reference--January 15, 2014)
(Read second time--January 16, 2014)

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SECOND READING STATEWIDE UNCONTESTED BILLS

H. 4033 (Word version)--(Debate adjourned until Sat., Feb. 01, 2014--January 15, 2014)

H. 3764 (Word version)--(Debate adjourned until Tue., Jan. 21, 2014--January 16, 2014)

WITHDRAWAL OF OBJECTIONS/REQUEST FOR DEBATE

UNANIMOUS CONSENT REQUESTS

VETO ON:

R. 94, H. 3342 (Word version) -- Reps. Hart and King: AN ACT TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 17-15-175 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT AFTER AN INITIAL APPEARANCE, A CIRCUIT COURT JUDGE MAY NOT ISSUE A BENCH WARRANT FOR FAILURE TO APPEAR UPON MOTION BY A SOLICITOR UNLESS THE SOLICITOR HAS POSTED CERTAIN NOTICE BEFORE THE BENCH WARRANT IS ISSUED AND TO PROVIDE AN EXCEPTION.
(Veto received--June 17, 2013)
(Ordered printed on Calendar--June 18, 2013)
(Debate adjourned until Wed., Jan. 22, 2014--January15, 2014)

SENATE AMENDMENTS ON

H. 3847 (Word version)--(Debate adjourned until Wed., Jan. 29, 2014--January 15, 2014)

CONCURRENT RESOLUTIONS

H. 4447 (Word version)--Rep. Taylor: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION NAME THE INTERCHANGE LOCATED AT EXIT 22 ALONG INTERSTATE HIGHWAY 20 IN AIKEN COUNTY "DEPUTY SHERIFF JASON L. SHEPPARD INTERCHANGE" AND ERECT APPROPRIATE MARKERS OR SIGNS AT THIS INTERCHANGE THAT

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CONTAIN THE WORDS "DEPUTY SHERIFF JASON L. SHEPPARD INTERCHANGE".
(Invitations and Memorial Resolutions--January 14, 2014)
(Favorable--January 16, 2014)

H. 4396 (Word version)--Rep. Bowen: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION NAME EXIT 19 ALONG INTERSTATE HIGHWAY 85 IN ANDERSON COUNTY "T. ED GARRISON INTERCHANGE", AND ERECT APPROPRIATE MARKERS OR SIGNS AT THIS EXIT THAT CONTAIN THE WORDS "T. ED GARRISON INTERCHANGE".
(Prefiled--Tuesday, December 10, 2013)
(Favorable--January 16, 2014)

H. 4355 (Word version)--Reps. Clemmons, Mack, Bannister, Whitmire, Henderson and McCoy: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO FIX NOON ON WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 2014, AS THE TIME TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE SUPREME COURT, CHIEF JUSTICE, WHOSE TERM WILL EXPIRE JULY 31, 2014; TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE CIRCUIT COURT, AT-LARGE SEAT 11, WHOSE TERM WILL EXPIRE JUNE 30, 2014; TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE CIRCUIT COURT, AT-LARGE SEAT 12, WHOSE TERM WILL EXPIRE JUNE 30, 2014; TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE CIRCUIT COURT, AT-LARGE SEAT 13, WHOSE TERM WILL EXPIRE JUNE 30, 2014; TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE FAMILY COURT, FOURTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, SEAT 3, WHOSE TERM WILL EXPIRE JUNE 30, 2014; TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE FAMILY COURT, SIXTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, SEAT 1, TO FILL THE UNEXPIRED TERM THAT EXPIRES JUNE 30, 2019; TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE FAMILY COURT, SIXTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, SEAT 2, WHOSE TERM WILL EXPIRE JUNE 30, 2014; TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE FAMILY COURT, NINTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, SEAT 5, WHOSE TERM WILL EXPIRE JUNE 30, 2014; TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE FAMILY COURT, THIRTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, SEAT 5,

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WHOSE TERM WILL EXPIRE JUNE 30, 2014, AND TO FILL THE SUBSEQUENT FULL TERM WHICH WILL EXPIRE JUNE 30, 2020; TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF FAMILY COURT, FIFTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, SEAT 2, WHOSE TERM WILL EXPIRE JUNE 30, 2016, AND THE SUCCESSOR WILL FILL THE UNEXPIRED TERM OF THAT OFFICE; TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO THE FAMILY COURT, FIFTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, SEAT 3, WHOSE TERM WILL EXPIRE JUNE 30, 2014; TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF FAMILY COURT, SIXTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, SEAT 1, WHOSE TERM WILL EXPIRE JUNE 30, 2016, AND THE SUCCESSOR WILL FILL THE UNEXPIRED TERM OF THAT OFFICE; TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO THE JUDGE OF THE ADMINISTRATIVE LAW COURT, CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGE, SEAT 1, WHOSE TERM WILL EXPIRE JUNE 30, 2014; AND AS THE DATE TO MEET IN JOINT SESSION FOR THE PURPOSE OF ELECTING A MEMBER OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF FRANCIS MARION UNIVERSITY, AT-LARGE SEAT NINE, WHOSE TERM EXPIRES ON JUNE 30, 2016; FOR THE PURPOSE OF ELECTING A MEMBER OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES FOR THE SOUTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY, FIFTH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT, WHOSE TERM EXPIRES ON JUNE 30, 2017; AND FOR THE PURPOSE OF ELECTING TWO MEMBERS TO THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES FOR THE OLD EXCHANGE BUILDING COMMISSION, AT-LARGE SEATS, WHOSE TERMS EXPIRE ON JUNE 30, 2018.
(Prefiled--Tuesday, December 03, 2013)
(Invitations and Memorial Resolutions--January 14, 2014)
(Favorable--January 16, 2014)

H. 4382 (Word version)--Rep. Gilliard: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO URGE OUR FEDERAL, STATE, AND LOCAL GOVERNMENTS, ALONG WITH CHURCHES AND NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATIONS, TO ACCELERATE THEIR EFFORTS TO ASSIST THE HOMELESS IN LIGHT

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OF THE NATION'S ECONOMY AND ADVERSE WEATHER CONDITIONS.
(Prefiled--Tuesday, December 03, 2013)
(Invitations and Memorial Resolutions--January 14, 2014)
(Favorable--January 16, 2014)

H. 4388 (Word version)--Rep. Thayer: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION NAME THE PORTION OF NORTH HAMILTON STREET IN THE TOWN OF WILLIAMSTON FROM ITS INTERSECTION WITH GREENVILLE DRIVE TO ITS INTERSECTION WITH MINOR STREET "DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. MEMORIAL DRIVE", AND ERECT APPROPRIATE MARKERS OR SIGNS ALONG THIS PORTION OF HIGHWAY THAT CONTAIN THE WORDS "DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. MEMORIAL DRIVE".
(Prefiled--Tuesday, December 03, 2013)
(Invitations and Memorial Resolutions--January 14, 2014)
(Favorable--January 16, 2014)

H. 4397 (Word version)--Rep. Bowen: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION NAME THE INTERSECTION LOCATED AT THE JUNCTION OF SOUTH CAROLINA HIGHWAYS 187 AND 24 IN ANDERSON COUNTY "PORTMAN SHOALS INTERSECTION" AND ERECT APPROPRIATE MARKERS OR SIGNS AT THIS INTERSECTION THAT CONTAIN THE WORDS "PORTMAN SHOALS INTERSECTION".
(Prefiled--Tuesday, December 10, 2013)
(Invitations and Memorial Resolutions--January 14, 2014)
(Favorable--January 16, 2014)

MOTION PERIOD

SECOND READING STATEWIDE CONTESTED BILLS

H. 3639 (Word version)--(Debate adjourned until Sat., Feb. 15, 2014--January 15, 2014)

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H. 3818 (Word version)--(Debate adjourned until Tue., Feb. 18, 2014--January 15, 2014)

H. 3925 (Word version)--(Debate adjourned until Tue., Jan. 21, 2014--January 15, 2014)

H. 3796 (Word version)--Rep. Pitts: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 6-1-330, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO FEES IMPOSED BY POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONS OF THIS STATE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT WHEN A GOVERNING BODY OF A POLITICAL SUBDIVISION IMPOSES A SCHEDULE OF ROAD FEES ON MOTOR VEHICLES REGISTERED IN THE COUNTY BASED ON VEHICLE CLASS, THE LOWEST FEE IN THE SCHEDULE MUST APPLY TO ALL MOTOR VEHICLES SUBJECT TO THE STATE BIENNIAL REGISTRATION FEE FOR PRIVATE PASSENGER MOTOR VEHICLES IMPOSED PURSUANT TO SECTION 56-3-620; AND TO AMEND SECTION 56-3-630, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE DEFINITION OF PRIVATE PASSENGER MOTOR VEHICLES FOR PURPOSES OF MOTOR VEHICLE LICENSING AND REGISTRATION BY THE SOUTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A TRUCK INCLUDED IN THE DEFINITION OF PRIVATE PASSENGER MOTOR VEHICLE, WHICH IS NOT USED IN A TRADE OR BUSINESS, MAY BE REGISTERED UPON PAYMENT OF THE BIENNIAL REGISTRATION FEES PROVIDED PURSUANT TO SECTION 56-3-620.
(Educ. & Pub. Wks. Com.--March 11, 2013)
(Recalled and referred to Ways and Means Com.--March 20, 2013)
(Fav. With Amdt.--April 18, 2013)
(Requests for debate by Reps. Bowers, Branham, Brannon, H.A. Crawford, Crosby, Douglas, Erickson, Felder, Forrester, Goldfinch, Hardwick, Hiott, Jefferson, Neal, Norman, Pitts, Ryhal, Skelton, J.R. Smith, Southard, Whipper, Williams and Wood--April 24, 2013)
(Debate adjourned until Thu., Jan. 16, 2014--January 15, 2014)

H. 3644 (Word version)--(Debate adjourned until Wed., Jan. 22, 2014--January 15, 2014)

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H. 3833 (Word version)--Reps. Horne, Bannister and Sellers: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 61-4-738 SO AS TO ALLOW THE HOLDER OF A RETAIL WINE PERMIT FOR OFF-PREMISES CONSUMPTION WHOSE RETAIL SPACE IS AT LEAST TEN THOUSAND SQUARE FEET AND WHOSE PRIMARY PRODUCT IS NOT BEER, WINE, OR DISTILLED SPIRITS TO CONDUCT UP TO TWENTY-FOUR WINE TASTINGS IN A CALENDAR QUARTER, AND TO PROVIDE RESTRICTIONS; AND BY ADDING SECTION 61-4-965 SO AS TO ALSO ALLOW THE HOLDER OF A RETAIL PERMIT AUTHORIZING THE SALE OF BEER FOR OFF-PREMISES CONSUMPTION WHOSE RETAIL SPACE IS AT LEAST TEN THOUSAND SQUARE FEET AND WHOSE PRIMARY PRODUCT IS NOT BEER, WINE, OR DISTILLED SPIRITS TO CONDUCT UP TO TWENTY-FOUR BEER TASTINGS IN A CALENDAR QUARTER, AND TO PROVIDE RESTRICTIONS.
(Judiciary Com.--March 20, 2013)
(Fav. With Amdt.--April 24, 2013)
(Requests for debate by Reps. Branham, Brannon, Cole, George, Hamilton, Hosey, Huggins, Jefferson, Mitchell, Neal, Skelton, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, Wells, Williams and Wood--April 30, 2013)
(Debate adjourned until Thu., Jan. 16, 2014--January 15, 2014)

H. 4073 (Word version)--Reps. G. R. Smith, Bedingfield and Willis: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 5-7-125 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE GOVERNING BODY OF A MUNICIPALITY, BY ORDINANCE, MAY PROVIDE THAT ALL MEMBERS OF A MUNICIPAL FIRE TRUCK COMPANY OR OTHER EMPLOYEES OF THE FIRE DEPARTMENT MAY DIRECT AND CONTROL TRAFFIC AT THE SCENE OF ANY FIRE IN THE MUNICIPALITY AND ENFORCE THE LAWS OF THIS STATE OR ORDINANCES OF THE MUNICIPALITY RELATING TO THE FOLLOWING OF A FIRE APPARATUS, THE CROSSING OF A FIRE HOSE, AND INTERFERING WITH FIREMEN IN THE DISCHARGE OF THEIR DUTIES IN CONNECTION WITH A FIRE IN THE SAME MANNER AS PROVIDED FOR THE ENFORCEMENT

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OF SUCH LAWS OR ORDINANCES BY LAW ENFORCEMENT OR CODE ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS.
(Educ. & Pub. Wks. Com.--April 30, 2013)
(Recalled--May 21, 2013)
(Requests for debate by Reps. Atwater, Clemmons, Felder, Hart, Howard, King, Knight, D.C. Moss, Neal, Ott, Sabb, G.R. Smith and Toole--May 23, 2013)
(Debate adjourned until Thu., Jan. 16, 2014--January 15, 2014)

H. 3983 (Word version)--Reps. Sellers, G. M. Smith, White and Bowers: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 29 TO CHAPTER 7, TITLE 44 SO AS TO PROVIDE RURAL COUNTIES WITH ACCESS TO FREE EMERGENCY HOSPITAL CARE AND ALLOW RELICENSURE OF CLOSED RURAL HOSPITALS AS FREESTANDING EMERGENCY HEALTH CARE FACILITIES UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.
(Ways and Means Com.--April 18, 2013)
(Fav. With Amdt.--April 24, 2013)
(Requests for debate by Reps. Bales, R.L. Brown, Cobb-Hunter and Ott--April 30, 2013)
(Requests for debate by Reps. Forrester, Gambrell, Hiott, Owens, Pitts, Skelton and Toole--May 28, 2013)
(Debate adjourned until Thu., Jan. 16, 2014--January 15, 2014)

S. 148 (Word version)--(Debate adjourned until Sat., Feb. 01, 2014--January 15, 2014)

S. 405 (Word version)--(Debate adjourned until Tue., Jan. 21, 2014--January 15, 2014)

S. 151 (Word version)--Senators Grooms and Campbell: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-2080 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO QUALIFICATIONS FOR A COMMERCIAL DRIVER'S LICENSE, TO ESTABLISH THE INTRASTATE VISION WAIVER PROGRAM, TO PROVIDE THAT CERTAIN VISUALLY IMPAIRED INDIVIDUALS MAY OBTAIN A WAIVER FROM THE SIGHT REQUIREMENTS ASSOCIATED WITH A COMMERCIAL DRIVER'S LICENSE, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE WAIVER'S ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR THE WAIVER, THE CIRCUMSTANCES UNDER WHICH A WAIVER MAY

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GRANTED, AND THE PROCEDURES FOR OBTAINING A WAIVER.
(Educ. & Pub. Wks. Com.--February 20, 2013)
(Recalled--May 30, 2013)
(Requests for debate by Reps. Allison, Brannon, Douglas, Forrester, Gagnon, Hiott, Hosey, Long, McEachern, Mitchell, V.S. Moss, Norman, Ott, Putnam, Southard, Thayer, Vick, Williams and Wood--June 05, 2013)
(Debate adjourned until Thu., Jan. 16, 2014--January 15, 2014)

H. 3765 (Word version)--Reps. Herbkersman, Knight, Hosey, Merrill, R. L. Brown, Clyburn and Bowers: 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

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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 EACH SESSION, AND TO SPECIFY THE INTENT OF THIS SECTION; TO AMEND SECTION 12-21-4007, RELATING TO SITE SELECTION AND ELECTRONIC DABBER SPECIFICATIONS, SO AS TO INCREASE FROM ONE TO TWO UNITS FOR THE USE OF AN ELECTRONIC DABBER BY A PLAYER; 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; TO AMEND SECTION 12-21-4190, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO BINGO CARD CHANGES AND DISTRIBUTION OF REVENUES, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR A FIVE PERCENT PRIZE FEE FOR CERTAIN TYPES OF BINGO WHICH MUST BE COLLECTED BY THE PROMOTER AND REMITTED TO THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE AND TO PROVIDE HOW THE PRIZE FEE EFFECTS PRIZE LIMITS; 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.
(Ways and Means Com.--March 06, 2013)
(Favorable--May 30, 2013)
(Requests for debate by Reps. Anderson, Anthony, Atwater, Branham, Brannon, R.L. Brown, Burns, Clyburn, H.A. Crawford, Crosby, Delleney, Edge, Forrester, Hamilton, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hixon, Hosey, Loftis, McCoy, McEachern, M.S. McLeod, Merrill, Nanney, Norman, Owens, Patrick, Pope, Putnam, Ryhal, Simrill, G.R. Smith, J.R. Smith, Stavrinakis, Stringer, Toole, Vick, Wells and Wood--June 06, 2013)
(Debate adjourned until Thu., Jan. 16, 2014--January 15, 2014)


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