HOUSE TO MEET AT 10:00 A.M.

NO. 31

CALENDAR

OF THE

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

OF THE

STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA

REGULAR SESSION BEGINNING TUESDAY, JANUARY 8, 2013

THURSDAY, MARCH 20, 2014

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MYRTLE BEACH HIGH "SEAHAWKS"

2013 STATE AAA FOOTBALL CHAMPIONS

Josh Abrams Drayton Arnold Arly Barr
Chase Brill Cordell Brown Freddie Brown
Victor Brown Kade Bruner CJ Butler
Billy Joe Chapman Marcus Chestnut Blake Collins
Drew Cook Stephen Desjardins Jake Deskins
Naseem Dewitt CJ Finkley Hunter Floyd
Heath Gray Jaden Grayer Marquis Green
Kelton Greene Markyl Grissett Tyler Hucks
Sean Huggins Samuel Jordan Pascual Juan
Johnathon Knox Darius Lawson William Lewis
Quan Luddley Ahmet Lumani Shyquan McCray
Jesse Merritt Robby Myers Jabril Nichols
Amir Oukada Michael Porchia Malik Pryor
Poppy Randall Isiah Rumley Keyonte Sessions
Zach Shear James Shenay Brandon Sinclair
Corbin Singleton Tyshaun Singleton Hunter Starbeck
Santrel Sutton Anthoni Taylor Noah Thomas
Terry Thomas Zavier Trent Graham Vaughn
Calvin Vereen Will Vereen Malik Waring
Chris Weston Avery Wilson Dajour Wilson
Griffin Wright

HEAD COACH

Mickey Wilson

ASSISTANT COACHES

Reggie Alston, AAD, Kevin Colyer, Jason Owens,

Brad Poston, John Sedeska, Wes Streater, Tim Christy, Doug Carr,

Eugene Everhart, Bob Gordon and Bubba Lewis

ATHLETIC DIRECTOR

John Cahill

PRINCIPAL

Mr. John Washburn

SCHOOL MASCOT

Seahawk

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INVITATIONS

Thursday, March 20, 2014, 8:00-10:00 a.m.

Members of the House and staff, breakfast, Room 112, Blatt Bldg., by SC Homeownership and Employment Lending Program and the SC Housing Corp.

(Accepted--February 20, 2014)

Tuesday, March 25, 2014, 6:00-8:00 p.m.

Members of the House, reception, Seawell's, by the Home Builders Association of South Carolina.

(Accepted--February 20, 2014)

Tuesday, March 25, 2014, 7:00-9:00 p.m.

Members of the House and staff, reception, The Palmetto Club, Carolinas Associated General Contractors.

(Accepted--February 20, 2014)

Wednesday, March 26, 2014, 8:00-10:00 a.m.

Members of the House, breakfast, Room 112, Blatt Bldg., by Lander University.

(Accepted--February 20, 2014)

Wednesday, March 26, 2014, 11:30-1:30 p.m.

Members of the House and staff, luncheon, State House grounds, by the South Carolina State Firefighter's Association.

(Accepted--February 20, 2014)

Wednesday, March 26, 2014, 6:00-8:00 p.m.

Members of the House, reception, Seawell's, by the South Carolina Summary Court Judges' Association.

(Accepted--February 20, 2014)

Thursday, March 27, 2014, 8:00-10:00 a.m.

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

(Accepted--February 20, 2014)

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JOINT ASSEMBLY

Wednesday, March 26, 2014, 12:30 P.M.

TO HEAR THE LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR OF SOUTH CAROLINA, THE HONORABLE GLENN F. MCCONNELL, ADDRESS THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY IN JOINT SESSION ON THE STATE OF THE AGING POPULATION IN SOUTH CAROLINA AT 12:30 P.M. ON WEDNESDAY, MARCH 26, 2014.

(Under S.822--Adopted--February 19, 2014)

HOUSE ASSEMBLIES

Thursday, March 20, 2014

To recognize the Myrtle Beach High School Football Team, coaches, and other school officials.

(Under H.4878--Adopted--March 6, 2014)

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

To recognize the Kelly Mill Middle School Economics Team, coaches, and other school officials.

(Under H.4746--Adopted--February 20, 2014)

Thursday, March 27, 2014

To recognize the Travelers Rest High School Girls Tennis Team, coaches, and other school officials.

(Under H.4861--Adopted--March 6, 2014)

THIRD READING STATEWIDE UNCONTESTED BILL

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

SECOND READING STATEWIDE UNCONTESTED BILLS

H. 4033 (Word version)--(Debate adjourned until Tue., Mar. 25, 2014--March 04, 2014)

H. 4920 (Word version)--Reps. Bingham, Allison, Anthony and Hayes: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO TRANSFER ADMINISTRATIVE CONTROL OF THE JOHN DE LA HOWE SCHOOL FROM THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE SCHOOL TO THE DEPARTMENT OF JUVENILE JUSTICE FOR FISCAL YEAR 2014-2015, TO TRANSFER THE POWERS AND

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DUTIES OF THE BOARD TO THE DEPARTMENT DURING FISCAL YEAR 2014-2015; TO PROVIDE THAT THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES SHALL SERVE IN AN ADVISORY CAPACITY TO THE DEPARTMENT DURING FISCAL YEAR 2014-2015; AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF THE TERMS OF THIS JOINT RESOLUTION.
(Without reference--March 12, 2014)
(Debate adjourned until Thu., Mar. 20, 2014--March 19, 2014)

H. 4921 (Word version)--Reps. Bingham, Allison, Anthony and Hayes: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO PROVIDE THAT NOTWITHSTANDING ANOTHER PROVISION OF LAW, SCHOOL DISTRICTS UNIFORMLY MAY NEGOTIATE SALARIES BELOW THE SCHOOL DISTRICT SALARY SCHEDULE FOR THE 2014-2015 SCHOOL YEAR FOR RETIRED TEACHERS WHO ARE NOT PARTICIPANTS IN THE TEACHER AND EMPLOYEE RETENTION INCENTIVE PROGRAM.
(Without reference--March 12, 2014)
(Debate adjourned until Thu., Mar. 20, 2014--March 19, 2014)

WITHDRAWAL OF OBJECTIONS/REQUEST FOR DEBATE

UNANIMOUS CONSENT REQUESTS

SENATE AMENDMENTS ON

H. 3945 (Word version)--Reps. G. M. Smith, Harrell, Lucas, Bannister, Toole, Stringer, Hamilton, Sottile, Barfield, Bingham, Spires, Hardwick, Owens, Hiott, Long, Erickson, Murphy, Horne, Willis, Gagnon, Simrill, Funderburk and Henderson: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 4 TO CHAPTER 13, TITLE 8 SO AS TO ESTABLISH THE SOUTH CAROLINA COMMISSION ON ETHICS ENFORCEMENT AND DISCLOSURE, TO PROVIDE FOR ITS POWERS, DUTIES, PROCEDURES, AND JURISDICTION, AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR CERTAIN VIOLATIONS; TO REPEAL ARTICLE 3, CHAPTER 13, TITLE 8 RELATING TO THE STATE ETHICS COMMISSION; TO REPEAL ARTICLE 5, CHAPTER 13, TITLE 8 RELATING TO THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES AND SENATE ETHICS

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COMMITTEES; TO AMEND SECTION 8-13-100, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS IN REGARD TO ETHICS, GOVERNMENT ACCOUNTABILITY, AND CAMPAIGN REFORM, SO AS TO REVISE CERTAIN DEFINITIONS; TO AMEND SECTION 8-13-700, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO USE OF AN OFFICIAL POSITION OR OFFICE FOR FINANCIAL GAIN, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IF A MEMBER OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY DETERMINES THAT HE HAS A CONFLICT OF INTEREST, HE MUST COMPLY WITH CERTAIN REQUIREMENTS BEFORE ABSTAINING FROM ALL VOTES ON THE MATTER, AND TO PROVIDE FOR WHEN A PUBLIC OFFICIAL WHO IS REQUIRED TO RECUSE HIMSELF FROM A MATTER MUST DO SO; TO AMEND SECTION 8-13-740, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO REPRESENTATION OF ANOTHER PERSON BY A PUBLIC OFFICIAL BEFORE A GOVERNMENTAL ENTITY, SO AS TO FURTHER DELINEATE WHAT IS CONSIDERED A CONTESTED CASE WHEN REPRESENTATION BY A MEMBER OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY IS PERMITTED; TO AMEND SECTION 8-13-745, RELATING TO PAID REPRESENTATION OF CLIENTS AND CONTRACTING BY A MEMBER OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OR AN ASSOCIATE IN PARTICULAR SITUATIONS, SO AS TO DELETE A PROHIBITION AGAINST CERTAIN CONTRACTS WITH AN ENTITY FUNDED WITH GENERAL FUNDS; TO AMEND SECTION 8-13-1120, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO CONTENTS OF STATEMENTS OF ECONOMIC INTEREST, SO AS TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THESE CONTENTS; TO AMEND SECTION 8-13-1300, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS IN REGARD TO CAMPAIGN PRACTICES, SO AS TO REVISE CERTAIN DEFINITIONS; TO AMEND SECTION 8-13-1318, RELATING TO ACCEPTANCE OF CONTRIBUTIONS TO RETIRE CAMPAIGN DEBTS, SO AS TO REQUIRE ANY SUCH CONTRIBUTIONS TO BE USED FOR THIS PURPOSE ONLY; TO AMEND SECTION 8-13-1338, RELATING TO PERSONS WHO MAY NOT SOLICIT CONTRIBUTIONS, SO AS TO INCLUDE THE HEAD OF ANY STATE AGENCY WHO IS SELECTED BY THE GOVERNOR, THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY, OR AN APPOINTED OR ELECTED BOARD; TO AMEND SECTION 8-13-1340, AS AMENDED, RELATING

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TO RESTRICTIONS ON CONTRIBUTIONS BY ONE CANDIDATE TO ANOTHER OR THROUGH COMMITTEES CONTROLLED BY A CANDIDATE, SO AS TO DELETE AN EXCEPTION FOR A COMMITTEE CONTROLLED BY A CANDIDATE IF IT IS THE ONLY SUCH COMMITTEE, AND TO MAKE CONFORMING CHANGES; TO AMEND SECTIONS 8-13-1510 AND 8-13-1520, BOTH AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PENALTIES FOR ETHICAL AND OTHER VIOLATIONS, AND BY ADDING SECTION 8-13-1530 SO AS TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS AND FOR WHERE CERTAIN WILFUL VIOLATIONS MUST BE TRIED; AND TO REPEAL SECTIONS 8-13-710 AND 8-13-715 RELATING TO REPORTING OF PARTICULAR GIFTS AND AUTHORIZED REIMBURSEMENTS FOR SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS.
(Pending question: Shall the House concur in the Senate Amendments--Tuesday, March 4, 2014)
(Debate adjourned until Thu., Mar. 20, 2014--March 19, 2014)

H. 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 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.
(Pending question: Shall the House concur in the Senate Amendments--Tuesday, March 4, 2014)
(Debate adjourned until Thu., Mar. 20, 2014--March 19, 2014)

H. 3410 (Word version)--Reps. Forrester, Allison, Loftis, V. S. Moss, Cole, Tallon, Mitchell, Cobb-Hunter and Whipper: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 13 TO CHAPTER 1, TITLE 13 SO AS TO TRANSFER THE REGIONAL EDUCATION CENTERS ESTABLISHED BY THE EDUCATION AND ECONOMIC

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DEVELOPMENT COORDINATING COUNCIL TO THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE; TO AMEND SECTION 59-59-170, RELATING TO THE EDUCATION AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COORDINATING COUNCIL, AND SECTION 59-59-190, RELATING TO ASSISTANCE OF THE DEPARTMENT OF EMPLOYMENT AND WORKFORCE, THE BOARD FOR TECHNICAL AND COMPREHENSIVE EDUCATION, AND THE COMMISSION ON HIGHER EDUCATION SHALL PROVIDE THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION WITH RESPECT TO CERTAIN PROGRAMS UNDER THE SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATION AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ACT, SO AS TO MAKE CONFORMING CHANGES; AND TO REPEAL SECTION 59-59-180 RELATING TO REGIONAL EDUCATION CENTERS.
(Pending question: Shall the House concur in the Senate Amendments--Thursday, March 6, 2014)
(Debate adjourned until Thu., Mar. 20, 2014--March 19, 2014)

H. 3978 (Word version)--Reps. White and G. M. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND ARTICLE 2, CHAPTER 7, TITLE 44, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO MEDICAID NURSING HOME PERMITS, TO DEFINE "MEDICAID PERMIT DAY", TO SPECIFY THE MANNER IN WHICH ADDITIONAL MEDICAID PERMIT DAYS ARE ALLOCATED, TO SET FORTH COMPLIANCE STANDARDS AND PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS, AND TO PROVIDE CERTAIN REPORTING REQUIREMENTS.
(Pending question: Shall the House concur in the Senate Amendments--Monday, March 10, 2014)
(Debate adjourned until Thu., Mar. 20, 2014--March 19, 2014)

H. 4395 (Word version)--Rep. Bales: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION NAME THE INTERSECTION LOCATED AT THE JUNCTURE OF UNITED STATES HIGHWAY 601 AND REYNOLDS ROAD IN THE TOWN OF EASTOVER IN HONOR OF ELIZABETH WORKMAN DEVEAUX, AND ERECT APPROPRIATE SIGNS OR MARKERS AT THIS INTERSECTION THAT CONTAIN THE

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WORDS "ELIZABETH WORKMAN DEVEAUX INTERSECTION".
(Pending question: Shall the House concur in the Senate Amendments--Wednesday, March 12, 2014)
(Debate adjourned until Thu., Mar. 20, 2014--March 19, 2014)

H. 4467 (Word version)--Reps. Daning, Rivers, Crosby, Southard, Jefferson and Merrill: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 7-7-120, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE DESIGNATION OF VOTING PRECINCTS IN BERKELEY COUNTY, SO AS TO REDESIGNATE VARIOUS EXISTING PRECINCTS, TO ADD TEN 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.
(Pending question: Shall the House concur in the Senate Amendments--Tuesday, March 18, 2014)
(Debate adjourned until Thu., Mar. 20, 2014--March 19, 2014)

H. 3231 (Word version)--Reps. Atwater, Huggins, Toole, Ballentine, Taylor, Bingham, Pitts and Wood: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 57-1-90 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION SHALL NOT DISCRIMINATE AGAINST MOTORCYCLES, MOTORCYCLE OPERATORS, OR MOTORCYCLE PASSENGERS.
(Pending question: Shall the House concur in the Senate Amendments--Wednesday, March 19, 2014)

THIRD READING STATEWIDE CONTESTED BILL

H. 4223 (Word version)--Reps. Nanney, Delleney, Lucas, Simrill, G. M. Smith, Stringer, Bedingfield, Wood, Clemmons, H. A. Crawford, Gagnon, Atwater, Huggins, Owens, Limehouse, Norman, Erickson, Willis, Rivers, Allison, Ballentine, Bannister, Burns, Chumley, Henderson, Long, Merrill, D. C. Moss, Pitts, Pope, G. R. Smith, Tallon, Thayer, Hamilton, Harrell, Toole, Forrester, Felder, Hiott, Taylor, Bowen, Loftis, Hixon, J. R. Smith, Putnam, Daning, Crosby, Barfield and Goldfinch: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 5 TO

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CHAPTER 41, TITLE 44 SO AS TO ENACT THE "SOUTH CAROLINA PAIN-CAPABLE UNBORN CHILD PROTECTION ACT", TO PROVIDE FINDINGS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY, TO PROVIDE NECESSARY TERMS, TO PROVIDE A PHYSICIAN OR ALLIED HEALTH PROFESSIONAL SHALL CALCULATE THE PROBABLE POST-FERTILIZATION AGE OF AN EMBRYO OR FETUS BEFORE PERFORMING OR INDUCING AN ABORTION, TO PROVIDE THAT AN ABORTION MAY NOT BE PERFORMED IF THE PROBABLE POST-FERTILIZATION AGE OF THE EMBRYO OR FETUS IS TWENTY OR MORE WEEKS, TO PROVIDE FOR EXCEPTIONS, TO REQUIRE CERTAIN EDUCATIONAL MATERIALS BE PRODUCED AND DISTRIBUTED, AND TO PROVIDE THE ACT DOES NOT IMPLICITLY OR OTHERWISE REPEAL ANOTHER PROVISION OF LAW.
(Judiciary Com.--May 23, 2013)
(Fav. With Amdt.--February 26, 2014)
(Requests for debate by Reps. Allison, Atwater, Bannister, Bedingfield, R.L. Brown, Clemmons, Cole, Delleney, Forrester, Goldfinch, Hamilton, Hardwick, Henderson, Hiott, Hixon, Loftis, Lucas, McCoy, V.S. Moss, Nanney, Skelton, G.R. Smith, Stringer, Tallon, Weeks and Wood--February 27, 2014)
(Amended and read second time--March 19, 2014)

MOTION PERIOD

SECOND READING STATEWIDE CONTESTED BILLS

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

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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., Mar. 27, 2014--March 05, 2014)
(Rep. Cobb-Hunter made a motion to reconsider the vote whereby H.3983 was adjourned debate until Thu., Mar. 27, 2014--March 05, 2014)
(Motion noted--March 05, 2014)
(Debate adjourned until Thu., Mar. 20, 2014--March 19, 2014)

H. 3765 (Word version)--(Debate adjourned until Tue., Apr. 01, 2014--March 05, 2014)

H. 4501 (Word version)--Reps. Hiott, Knight, R. L. Ott and Sandifer: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 44-2-40, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE SUPERB ACCOUNT AND THE SUPERB FINANCIAL RESPONSIBILITY FUND ESTABLISHED TO ASSIST IN CARRYING OUT THE PURPOSES OF THE STATE UNDERGROUND PETROLEUM ENVIRONMENTAL RESPONSE BANK ACT, SO AS TO DEFINE "USUAL, CUSTOMARY, AND REASONABLE COSTS", OF SITE REHABILITATION OF RELEASES FROM UNDERGROUND STORAGE TANKS CONTAINING PETROLEUM, AS PAYMENTS NOT LESS THAN THE JULY 1, 2011, SUPERB ALLOWABLE COST REIMBURSEMENT SCHEDULE AND TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THE USE AND APPLICATION OF THIS REIMBURSEMENT SCHEDULE.
(Agri., Natl. Res. and Environ. Affrs. Com.--January 15, 2014)
(Favorable--February 26, 2014)
(Requests for debate by Reps. Atwater, Bedingfield, Bernstein, R.L. Brown, Clemmons, Cobb-Hunter, Dillard, Douglas, Hardwick, Hart, Hiott, Hosey, Jefferson, Knight, Mack, McEachern, R.L. Ott, Sabb, J.E. Smith, Southard, Toole and Williams--March 04, 2014)
(Debate adjourned until Tue., Mar. 18, 2014--March 05, 2014)

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H. 3170 (Word version)--Reps. W. J. McLeod, Bannister, Spires, Jefferson, Williams, Taylor, J. E. Smith, Munnerlyn and Knight: A JOINT RESOLUTION PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO SECTION 3, ARTICLE XVII OF THE CONSTITUTION OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1895, RELATING TO GROUNDS FOR DIVORCE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A DIVORCE MAY BE GRANTED ON THE GROUND OF CONTINUOUS SEPARATION FOR A PERIOD OF ONE HUNDRED FIFTY DAYS RATHER THAN ONE YEAR.
(Prefiled--Tuesday, December 18, 2012)
(Judiciary Com.--January 08, 2013)
(Favorable--February 26, 2014)
(Requests for debate by Reps. Allison, Atwater, Ballentine, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Chumley, Clyburn, H.A. Crawford, K.R. Crawford, Delleney, Forrester, Gagnon, Gambrell, Hamilton, Hardwick, Henderson, Hosey, Jefferson, Loftis, Lowe, Lucas, McEachern, V.S. Moss, Nanney, Norrell, Owens, Pope, Putnam, Quinn, Riley, Ryhal, Sandifer, Sellers, Simrill, G.R. Smith, Southard, Spires, Tallon, Taylor, Thayer, Vick, Wells and Wood--March 06, 2014)

H. 3169 (Word version)--Reps. W. J. McLeod, Bannister, Spires, Jefferson, Williams, Taylor, J. E. Smith, Munnerlyn, Whipper and Knight: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 20-3-10, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO GROUNDS FOR DIVORCE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A DIVORCE MAY BE GRANTED ON THE GROUND OF CONTINUOUS SEPARATION FOR ONE HUNDRED FIFTY DAYS, RATHER THAN FOR ONE YEAR.
(Prefiled--Tuesday, December 18, 2012)
(Judiciary Com.--January 08, 2013)
(Favorable--February 26, 2014)
(Requests for debate by Reps. Allison, Atwater, Ballentine, Burns, Chumley, Clemmons, H.A. Crawford, Crosby, Forrester, Goldfinch, Hamilton, Hardwick, Henderson, Hosey, Huggins, Kennedy, Loftis, Mack, McCoy, McEachern, W.J. McLeod, V.S. Moss, Nanney, Sandifer, Sellers, Skelton, G.R. Smith, J.R. Smith, Southard, Spires, Stringer, Tallon, Toole, Weeks and Wood--March 06, 2014)

H. 3198 (Word version)--Reps. J. E. Smith, M. S. McLeod, Bernstein, Ballentine and Finlay: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF

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SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 7-27-115 SO AS TO PLACE THE DIRECTORS OF THE COUNTY BOARDS OF REGISTRATION AND ELECTIONS UNDER THE GENERAL SUPERVISION OF THE STATE ELECTION COMMISSION, TO AUTHORIZE THE STATE ELECTION COMMISSION TO ESTABLISH BY REGULATION THE MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS FOR A PERSON TO SERVE AS THE DIRECTOR OF A COUNTY BOARD OF REGISTRATION AND ELECTIONS, TO AUTHORIZE THE STATE ELECTION COMMISSION TO ESTABLISH MANDATORY TRAINING CERTIFICATION AND CONTINUING EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS FOR THE DIRECTORS OF THE COUNTY BOARDS OF REGISTRATION AND ELECTIONS, AND TO REQUIRE COUNTY BOARDS OF REGISTRATION AND ELECTIONS TO MEET AT LEAST FOUR TIMES EACH CALENDAR YEAR; 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

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COMMISSION AND THE SPARTANBURG COUNTY BOARD OF REGISTRATION, SO AS TO COMBINE THE BODIES INTO A SINGLE ENTITY; AND 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.
(Prefiled--Wednesday, December 19, 2012)
(Judiciary Com.--January 08, 2013)
(Fav. With Amdt.--February 26, 2014)
(Requests for debate by Reps. Allison, Anderson, Ballentine, R.L. Brown, Chumley, Cole, Crosby, Douglas, Finlay, Forrester, Henderson, King, Loftis, McEachern, Munnerlyn, Nanney, Quinn, Sellers, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, Stringer, Tallon, Taylor, Toole, Weeks, Wells and Wood--March 18, 2014)


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