HOUSE TO MEET AT 2:00 P. M.

NO. 6

CALENDAR

OF THE

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

OF THE

STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA

REGULAR SESSION BEGINNING TUESDAY, JANUARY 8, 2013

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 22, 2014

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MAULDIN HIGH SCHOOL

BOYS CROSS COUNTRY TEAM

2013 CLASS AAAA STATE CHAMPIONS

Zach Girvin

Jacob Hood

Eddie Laiewski

Brayden Leopold

Zach Marion

Ryan Smith

Scott Sweet

Sawyer Willingham

HEAD COACH

Delmer Howell

PRINCIPAL

Mr. Scott Rhymer

SCHOOL COLORS

Orange and White

TEAM MASCOT

Maverick

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INVITATIONS

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)

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)

JOINT ASSEMBLY

Wednesday, January 22, 2014, 7:00 P.M.

To hear an address by Her Excellency, Nikki Haley, Governor of the State of South Carolina, to the General Assembly in Joint Session at

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7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 22, 2014, in the Chamber of the House of Representatives.

(Under H.4486--Adopted--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--Adopted--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--Adopted--January 14, 2014)

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

To recognize the Riverside High School Varsity Girls Cross Country Team, coaches, and other school officials.

(Under H.4517--Adopted--January 21, 2014)

Thursday, January 30, 2014

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

(Under H.4432--Adopted--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--Adopted--January 16, 2014)

THIRD READING STATEWIDE UNCONTESTED BILL

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

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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)--Reps. Long, K. R. Crawford, Norrell, Knight, Erickson, Barfield, Delleney, Dillard, Douglas, Gagnon, Henderson, Loftis, Newton, Pope, Ridgeway, Spires, Stringer and Wood: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, SO AS TO ENACT THE "NONEMBRYONIC AND NONFETAL CELL THERAPY ACT" BY ADDING ARTICLE 15 TO CHAPTER 43, TITLE 44 SO AS TO AUTHORIZE THE ESTABLISHMENT AND OPERATION OF NONEMBRYONIC AND NONFETAL CELL OR TISSUE BANKS; TO DEFINE NONEMBRYONIC AND NONFETAL CELL FOR PURPOSES OF THE ARTICLE; TO PROHIBIT STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENTAL AUTHORITIES FROM REGULATING NONEMBRYONIC AND NONFETAL CELL OR TISSUE BANKS OR FROM TAKING DISCIPLINARY ACTION OR IMPOSING PENALTIES OR CIVIL OR CRIMINAL LIABILITY FOR ENGAGING IN ACTIVITIES AUTHORIZED BY THIS ARTICLE; TO PROHIBIT LICENSING BOARDS FROM ABSOLVING THEMSELVES OF THE RESPONSIBILITY TO REGULATE LICENSEES OR TO REGULATE PROCEDURES USED TO PERFORM THE ACTIVITIES PERMITTED PURSUANT TO THIS ARTICLE; TO PROHIBIT IMMUNITY FROM PENALTIES OR CIVIL AND CRIMINAL LIABILITY FOR INDIVIDUALS WHO FAIL TO EXERCISE REASONABLE CARE IN PROVIDING SERVICES PURSUANT TO THIS ARTICLE; AND TO ESTABLISH QUALIFICATIONS AND LIMITATIONS PERTAINING TO THE PURCHASE, COMPOUNDING, DELIVERY, AND ADMINISTRATION OF NONEMBRYONIC AND NONFETAL CELLS.
(Judiciary Com.--March 06, 2013)
(Fav. With Amdt.--May 30, 2013)
(Debate adjourned until Wed., Jan. 22, 2014--January 21, 2014)

H. 4521 (Word version)--Reps. Newton, Herbkersman and Bowen: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 7-7-330, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE DESIGNATION OF VOTING PRECINCTS IN JASPER

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COUNTY, SO AS TO ADD A PRECINCT AND TO REDESIGNATE THE MAP NUMBER ON WHICH THE NAME 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 21,2014)

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)

S. 308 (Word version)--Senators Bennett, Shealy, Grooms, Hembree, L. Martin, Massey, Campbell, Turner, Thurmond, Bryant, Verdin, S. Martin, Davis, Bright, Corbin, Campsen, Fair and Cromer: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 16-23-465 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO THE CARRYING OF A CONCEALED WEAPON IN A BUSINESS THAT SELLS ALCOHOL TO BE CONSUMED ON THE PREMISES, TO PERMIT THE POSSESSION OF A WEAPON UNLESS NOTICE OF A PROHIBITION IS PROVIDED BY THE BUSINESS, TO PROHIBIT THE CONSUMPTION OF ALCOHOLIC

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BEVERAGES IN A BUSINESS BY SOMEONE CARRYING A FIREARM, AND TO REDUCE THE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS.
(Pending Question: Shall the House concur in the Senate Amendments--January 21, 2014)

MOTION PERIOD

SECOND READING STATEWIDE CONTESTED BILLS

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

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

H. 3925 (Word version)--Reps. Hardwick and Loftis: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 48-1-90, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PROHIBITING THE DISCHARGE OF POLLUTANTS INTO THE ENVIRONMENT AND REMEDIES FOR VIOLATIONS, SO AS TO CLARIFY PERSONS WHO MAY FILE A PETITION WITH THE DEPARTMENT DO NOT INCLUDE CERTAIN AGENCIES AND DEPARTMENTS OF THE STATE AND TO PROVIDE THAT ANY DECISION OF THE DEPARTMENT WITH RESPECT TO THE TYPE OF REVIEW OBTAINED IS NOT SUBJECT TO JUDICIAL REVIEW; TO AMEND SECTION 48-1-250, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO WHOM BENEFITS FROM CAUSES OF ACTION RESULTING FROM POLLUTION VIOLATIONS INURE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW NO PRIVATE CAUSE OF ACTION IS CREATED BY OR EXISTS UNDER THE POLLUTION CONTROL ACT; AND TO AMEND SECTION 6 OF ACT 198 OF 2012, RELATING TO THE SAVINGS CLAUSE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE SAVINGS CLAUSE OF ACT 198 OF 2012 APPLIES ONLY TO CASES FILED BEFORE JUNE 6, 2012, AND TO ANY FEDERAL PROJECT FOR WHICH A FINAL ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT STATEMENT WAS

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ISSUED PRIOR TO JUNE 6, 2012, BUT NO RECORD OF DECISION WAS ISSUED PRIOR TO JUNE 6, 2012.
(Agri., Natl. Res. and Environ. Affrs. Com.--April 11, 2013)
(Favorable--April 18, 2013)
(Requests for debate by Reps. Anderson, G.A. Brown, R.L. Brown, Clemmons, Crosby, Dillard, Finlay, Forrester, Goldfinch, Hardee, Hardwick, Hart, Hiott, Neal, Owens, Robinson-Simpson, Ryhal, G.R. Smith and Wood--April 23, 2013)
(Continued--June 04, 2013)
(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

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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)--Reps. Loftis, Gagnon, Herbkersman, Lowe, Lucas, D. C. Moss, H. L. Ott, Pitts, Toole and Bowers: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 13-1-390 SO AS TO ESTABLISH WITHIN THE DIVISION OF STATE DEVELOPMENT OF THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE THE CLEAN ENERGY INDUSTRY MARKET DEVELOPMENT ADVISORY COUNCIL AND PROVIDE FOR ITS MEMBERSHIP AND FUNCTIONS; TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-3588, RELATING TO THE RENEWABLE ENERGY TAX CREDIT INCENTIVE PROGRAM, SO AS TO REDESIGNATE THE PROGRAM THE SOUTH CAROLINA CLEAN ENERGY TAX INCENTIVE PROGRAM, TO REVISE DEFINITIONS TO EXTEND THE CREDIT TO ADDITIONAL FORMS OF ENERGY PRODUCTION AND OPERATIONS, TO DECREASE INVESTMENT THRESHOLDS AND DECREASE JOB CREATION THRESHOLDS FOR QUALIFYING FOR THE CREDIT AND MAKE THE CREDIT, PREVIOUSLY DUE TO EXPIRE DECEMBER 31, 2015, AVAILABLE THROUGH 2019 AND TO REVISE CREDIT ADMINISTRATION PROCEDURES; AND TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-3600, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE INCOME TAX CREDIT FOR CORN-BASED ETHANOL OR SOY-BASED BIODIESEL PRODUCTION IN THIS STATE, SO AS TO EXTEND THE CREDIT TO ALL LIQUID FUELS DERIVED FROM RENEWABLE SOURCES, MAKE CONFORMING DEFINITIONS, REDUCE THE AMOUNT OF LIQUID FUEL ELIGIBLE FOR THE CREDIT, AND TO

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EXTEND THE PERIOD DURING WHICH THE CREDIT MAY BE CLAIMED THROUGH 2019.
(Labor, Com. & Ind. Com.--February 27, 2013)
(Recalled and referred to Ways and Means Com.--March 07, 2013)
(Fav. With Amdt.--April 18, 2013)
(Amended--April 24, 2013)
(Requests for debate by Reps. Forrester, Hamilton, Hart, Jefferson, Neal, Skelton, Taylor, Wells and Williams--April 24, 2013)
(Debate adjourned until Wed., Jan. 22, 2014--January 15, 2014)

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

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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 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)--Senator L. Martin: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 1-23-560, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE APPLICATION OF THE CODE OF JUDICIAL CONDUCT TO

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ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGES AND THE ENFORCEMENT AND ADMINISTRATION OF THESE RULES BY THE STATE ETHICS COMMISSION, SO AS TO PROVIDE INSTEAD THAT THE JUDICIAL DEPARTMENT SHALL HANDLE COMPLAINTS AGAINST ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGES FOR POSSIBLE VIOLATIONS OF THE CODE OF JUDICIAL CONDUCT IN THE SAME MANNER AS COMPLAINTS AGAINST OTHER JUDGES.
(Judiciary Com.--April 09, 2013)
(Favorable--May 30, 2013)
(Requests for debate by Reps. Anderson, Bannister, R.L. Brown, Douglas, Gagnon, Gambrell, King, McEachern, Neal, Rutherford, Sabb, Sellers, J.E. Smith and Thayer--June 04, 2013)
(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 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

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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 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

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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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