South Carolina General Assembly
120th Session, 2013-2014
Legislation Introduced into the House

INTRO SHEET

01/16/13

S. 156 (Word version) -- Senators Courson, O'Dell and Verdin: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 54-7-100, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE HUNLEY COMMISSION, INCLUDING ITS MEMBERS AND DUTIES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT AN ADDITIONAL MEMBER OF THE COMMISSION SHALL BE THE LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR TO SERVE EX OFFICIO, OR HIS DESIGNEE.
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Referred to Committee on Judiciary

S. 220 (Word version) -- Senator Sheheen: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR JANE ELIZABETH DAVIS PIGG, OWNER OF CHERAW'S WCRE RADIO STATIONS AND EXECUTIVE PRODUCER OF THE PEE DEE BROADCASTING SPORTS NETWORK, FOR MORE THAN THIRTY-EIGHT YEARS OF OUTSTANDING RADIO BROADCASTING IN THE PALMETTO STATE, AND TO CONGRATULATE HER FOR BEING NOMINATED FOR INDUCTION INTO THE SOUTH CAROLINA BROADCASTERS ASSOCIATION HALL OF FAME.
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Introduced, adopted, returned with concurrence

S. 236 (Word version) -- Senators Nicholson and O'Dell: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND CONGRATULATE THE GREENWOOD HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL TEAM ON ITS UNDEFEATED 15-0 SEASON AND IMPRESSIVE WIN OF THE 2012 CLASS AAAA DIVISION II STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE.
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Introduced, adopted, returned with concurrence

H. 3328 (Word version) -- Rep. Cole: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR THE DRAYTON FIRE DEPARTMENT FOR THE VALUABLE PUBLIC SERVICE IT RENDERS TO ITS COMMUNITY EVERY DAY, AND TO CONGRATULATE THE DEPARTMENT AT THE CELEBRATION OF ITS FIFTIETH ANNIVERSARY.
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Introduced and adopted

H. 3329 (Word version) -- Rep. Pope: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 50-1-130, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PENALTIES ASSOCIATED WITH OFFENSES CONTAINED IN TITLE 50 SO AS TO REVISE THE PENALTIES FOR THESE OFFENSES, AND PROVIDE THAT MAGISTRATES COURT HAS BOTH ORIGINAL AND CONCURRENT JURISDICTION OVER THESE OFFENSES.
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Referred to Committee on Judiciary

H. 3330 (Word version) -- Reps. Huggins, Ballentine, W. J. McLeod, Alexander, Allison, Anderson, Anthony, Atwater, Bales, Bannister, Barfield, Bedingfield, Bernstein, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Branham, Brannon, G. A. Brown, R. L. Brown, Chumley, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Cole, H. A. Crawford, K. R. Crawford, Crosby, Daning, Delleney, Dillard, Douglas, Edge, Erickson, Felder, Finlay, Forrester, Funderburk, Gagnon, Gambrell, George, Gilliard, Goldfinch, Govan, Hamilton, Hardee, Hardwick, Harrell, Hart, Hayes, Henderson, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hixon, Hodges, Horne, Hosey, Howard, Jefferson, Kennedy, King, Knight, Limehouse, Loftis, Long, Lowe, Lucas, Mack, McCoy, McEachern, M. S. McLeod, Merrill, Mitchell, D. C. Moss, V. S. Moss, Munnerlyn, Murphy, Nanney, Neal, Newton, Norman, Ott, Owens, Parks, Patrick, Pitts, Pope, Powers Norrell, Putnam, Quinn, Ridgeway, Riley, Rivers, Robinson-Simpson, Rutherford, Ryhal, Sabb, Sandifer, Sellers, Simrill, Skelton, G. M. Smith, G. R. Smith, J. E. Smith, J. R. Smith, Sottile, Southard, Spires, Stavrinakis, Stringer, Tallon, Taylor, Thayer, Toole, Vick, Weeks, Wells, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Williams, Willis and Wood: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO ACKNOWLEDGE AND COMMEND THE CHAPIN HIGH SCHOOL VARSITY CHEERLEADING SQUAD, COACHES, AND SCHOOL OFFICIALS FOR AN EXCEPTIONAL SEASON, AND TO CONGRATULATE THEM FOR GARNERING THE 2012 CLASS AAA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE.
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Introduced and adopted

H. 3331 (Word version) -- Reps. Huggins, Ballentine, W. J. McLeod, Alexander, Allison, Anderson, Anthony, Atwater, Bales, Bannister, Barfield, Bedingfield, Bernstein, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Branham, Brannon, G. A. Brown, R. L. Brown, Chumley, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Cole, H. A. Crawford, K. R. Crawford, Crosby, Daning, Delleney, Dillard, Douglas, Edge, Erickson, Felder, Finlay, Forrester, Funderburk, Gagnon, Gambrell, George, Gilliard, Goldfinch, Govan, Hamilton, Hardee, Hardwick, Harrell, Hart, Hayes, Henderson, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hixon, Hodges, Horne, Hosey, Howard, Jefferson, Kennedy, King, Knight, Limehouse, Loftis, Long, Lowe, Lucas, Mack, McCoy, McEachern, M. S. McLeod, Merrill, Mitchell, D. C. Moss, V. S. Moss, Munnerlyn, Murphy, Nanney, Neal, Newton, Norman, Ott, Owens, Parks, Patrick, Pitts, Pope, Powers Norrell, Putnam, Quinn, Ridgeway, Riley, Rivers, Robinson-Simpson, Rutherford, Ryhal, Sabb, Sandifer, Sellers, Simrill, Skelton, G. M. Smith, G. R. Smith, J. E. Smith, J. R. Smith, Sottile, Southard, Spires, Stavrinakis, Stringer, Tallon, Taylor, Thayer, Toole, Vick, Weeks, Wells, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Williams, Willis and Wood: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE CHAPIN HIGH SCHOOL VARSITY CHEERLEADING SQUAD OF LEXINGTON COUNTY WITH THE TEAM COACHES AND SCHOOL OFFICIALS, AT A DATE AND TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF BEING RECOGNIZED AND HONORED FOR WINNING THE 2012 SOUTH CAROLINA CLASS AAA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE.
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Introduced and adopted

H. 3332 (Word version) -- Reps. Riley, Parks and Pitts: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE GREENWOOD HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL TEAM, COACHES, AND SCHOOL OFFICIALS, AT A DATE AND TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF RECOGNIZING AND COMMENDING THEM FOR WINNING THE 2012 CLASS AAAA DIVISION II STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE.
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Introduced and adopted

H. 3333 (Word version) -- Reps. Herbkersman, Alexander, Allison, Anderson, Anthony, Atwater, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Bedingfield, Bernstein, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Branham, Brannon, G. A. Brown, R. L. Brown, Chumley, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Cole, H. A. Crawford, K. R. Crawford, Crosby, Daning, Delleney, Dillard, Douglas, Edge, Erickson, Felder, Finlay, Forrester, Funderburk, Gagnon, Gambrell, George, Gilliard, Goldfinch, Govan, Hamilton, Hardee, Hardwick, Harrell, Hart, Hayes, Henderson, Hiott, Hixon, Hodges, Horne, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Kennedy, King, Knight, Limehouse, Loftis, Long, Lowe, Lucas, Mack, McCoy, McEachern, M. S. McLeod, W. J. McLeod, Merrill, Mitchell, D. C. Moss, V. S. Moss, Munnerlyn, Murphy, Nanney, Neal, Newton, Norman, Ott, Owens, Parks, Patrick, Pitts, Pope, Powers Norrell, Putnam, Quinn, Ridgeway, Riley, Rivers, Robinson-Simpson, Rutherford, Ryhal, Sabb, Sandifer, Sellers, Simrill, Skelton, G. M. Smith, G. R. Smith, J. E. Smith, J. R. Smith, Sottile, Southard, Spires, Stavrinakis, Stringer, Tallon, Taylor, Thayer, Toole, Vick, Weeks, Wells, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Williams, Willis and Wood: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE PROFOUND SORROW OF THE MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES UPON THE DEATH OF HAROLD PITTMAN OF JASPER COUNTY AND TO EXTEND THE DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO HIS FAMILY AND MANY FRIENDS.
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Introduced and adopted

H. 3334 (Word version) -- Reps. Henderson, Hamilton, Allison and Stringer: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND CONGRATULATE THE GREATER GREER CHAMBER OF COMMERCE ON BEING NAMED CAROLINAS ASSOCIATION OF CHAMBER OF COMMERCE EXECUTIVES (CACCE) OUTSTANDING CHAMBER OF THE YEAR.
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Introduced and adopted

H. 3335 (Word version) -- Rep. G. A. Brown: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR MRS. MARGARET "PEGGY" HACKETT OF SUMTER COUNTY FOR HER OUTSTANDING COMMUNITY SERVICE AND TO WISH HER WELL AS SHE CONTINUES TO SERVE THE PEOPLE OF SOUTH CAROLINA.
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Introduced and adopted

H. 3336 (Word version) -- Reps. Riley, Parks, Pitts, Alexander, Allison, Anderson, Anthony, Atwater, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Bedingfield, Bernstein, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Branham, Brannon, G. A. Brown, R. L. Brown, Chumley, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Cole, H. A. Crawford, K. R. Crawford, Crosby, Daning, Delleney, Dillard, Douglas, Edge, Erickson, Felder, Finlay, Forrester, Funderburk, Gagnon, Gambrell, George, Gilliard, Goldfinch, Govan, Hamilton, Hardee, Hardwick, Harrell, Hart, Hayes, Henderson, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hixon, Hodges, Horne, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Kennedy, King, Knight, Limehouse, Loftis, Long, Lowe, Lucas, Mack, McCoy, McEachern, M. S. McLeod, W. J. McLeod, Merrill, Mitchell, D. C. Moss, V. S. Moss, Munnerlyn, Murphy, Nanney, Neal, Newton, Norman, Ott, Owens, Patrick, Pope, Powers Norrell, Putnam, Quinn, Ridgeway, Rivers, Robinson-Simpson, Rutherford, Ryhal, Sabb, Sandifer, Sellers, Simrill, Skelton, G. M. Smith, G. R. Smith, J. E. Smith, J. R. Smith, Sottile, Southard, Spires, Stavrinakis, Stringer, Tallon, Taylor, Thayer, Toole, Vick, Weeks, Wells, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Williams, Willis and Wood: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND CONGRATULATE THE GREENWOOD HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL TEAM ON ITS UNDEFEATED 15-0 SEASON AND IMPRESSIVE WIN OF THE 2012 CLASS AAAA DIVISION II STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE.
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Introduced, adopted, sent to Senate

H. 3337 (Word version) -- Reps. Delleney, Bannister, Cole, Clemmons, Horne, McCoy and Weeks: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO INVITE THE CHIEF JUSTICE OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA SUPREME COURT, THE HONORABLE JEAN HOEFER TOAL, TO ADDRESS THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY IN JOINT SESSION ON THE STATE OF THE JUDICIARY AT 12:00 NOON ON WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 2013.
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Introduced, adopted, sent to Senate

H. 3338 (Word version) -- Reps. Clemmons, Alexander, Allison, Anderson, Anthony, Atwater, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Bedingfield, Bernstein, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Branham, Brannon, G. A. Brown, R. L. Brown, Chumley, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Cole, H. A. Crawford, K. R. Crawford, Crosby, Daning, Delleney, Dillard, Douglas, Edge, Erickson, Felder, Finlay, Forrester, Funderburk, Gagnon, Gambrell, George, Gilliard, Goldfinch, Govan, Hamilton, Hardee, Hardwick, Harrell, Hart, Hayes, Henderson, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hixon, Hodges, Horne, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Kennedy, King, Knight, Limehouse, Loftis, Long, Lowe, Lucas, Mack, McCoy, McEachern, M. S. McLeod, W. J. McLeod, Merrill, Mitchell, D. C. Moss, V. S. Moss, Munnerlyn, Murphy, Nanney, Neal, Newton, Norman, Ott, Owens, Parks, Patrick, Pitts, Pope, Powers Norrell, Putnam, Quinn, Ridgeway, Riley, Rivers, Robinson-Simpson, Rutherford, Ryhal, Sabb, Sandifer, Sellers, Simrill, Skelton, G. M. Smith, G. R. Smith, J. E. Smith, J. R. Smith, Sottile, Southard, Spires, Stavrinakis, Stringer, Tallon, Taylor, Thayer, Toole, Vick, Weeks, Wells, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Williams, Willis and Wood: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO PROCLAIM THE WEEK OF FEBRUARY 7 - 14, 2013, AS CONGENITAL HEART DEFECT AWARENESS WEEK IN SOUTH CAROLINA FOR THE PURPOSE OF ENCOURAGING EARLY DETECTION AND TREATMENT OF THIS SERIOUS HEALTH ISSUE AFFECTING SO MANY CITIZENS.
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Introduced, adopted, sent to Senate

H. 3339 (Word version) -- Reps. Govan, Brannon, Gilliard, Hosey, Alexander, Clyburn and Jefferson: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 59-65-10, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING THE COMPULSORY AGE FOR ATTENDING SCHOOL, SO AS TO CHANGE THE AGE FROM SEVENTEEN TO EIGHTEEN; AND TO AMEND SECTION 59-65-30, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO EXCEPTIONS TO THE COMPULSORY AGE, SO AS TO MAKE CONFORMING CHANGES.
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Referred to Committee on Education and Public Works

H. 3340 (Word version) -- Rep. Bannister: 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 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.
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Referred to Committee on Judiciary

H. 3341 (Word version) -- Rep. Hart: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 6-1-320, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE LIMIT ON ANNUAL PROPERTY TAX MILLAGE INCREASES IMPOSED BY POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONS, SO AS TO RESTORE THE FORMER METHOD OF OVERRIDING THE ANNUAL CAP BY A POSITIVE MAJORITY OF THE APPROPRIATE GOVERNING BODY AND DELETING THE SUPER MAJORITY REQUIREMENT FOR OVERRIDING THE CAP FOR SPECIFIC CIRCUMSTANCES; TO AMEND SECTION 11-11-150, RELATING TO THE TRUST FUND FOR TAX RELIEF, SO AS TO RESTORE FUNDING FOR THE RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTION AND FULL FUNDING FOR THE SCHOOL OPERATING MILLAGE PORTION OF THE REIMBURSEMENT PAID LOCAL GOVERNMENTS FOR THE HOMESTEAD PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTION FOR THE ELDERLY OR DISABLED; TO AMEND SECTION 12-37-220, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTIONS, SO AS TO DELETE THE EXEMPTION REIMBURSED FROM THE HOMESTEAD EXEMPTION FUND FROM ALL SCHOOL OPERATING MILLAGE ALLOWED ALL OWNER-OCCUPIED RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY; TO AMEND SECTION 12-37-251, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE CALCULATION OF "ROLLBACK TAX MILLAGE" APPLICABLE FOR REASSESSMENT YEARS, SO AS TO RESTORE THE FORMER EXEMPTION ALLOWED FROM A PORTION OF SCHOOL OPERATING MILLAGE FOR ALL OWNER-OCCUPIED RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY; TO AMEND SECTION 12-37-270, AS AMENDED, AND ACT 388 OF 2006, RELATING TO THE REIMBURSEMENTS PAID LOCAL GOVERNMENTS FOR PROPERTY TAX NOT COLLECTED AS A RESULT OF THE HOMESTEAD EXEMPTION FOR THE ELDERLY OR DISABLED AND, AMONG OTHER THINGS, THE APPLICATION OF PROPERTY TAX CREDITS IN COUNTIES WHERE THE USE OF LOCAL OPTION SALES TAX REVENUES GIVE RISE TO A CREDIT AGAINST SCHOOL OPERATING PROPERTY TAX MILLAGE, SO AS TO MAKE CONFORMING AMENDMENTS; TO REPEAL ARTICLE 7, CHAPTER 10, TITLE 4 RELATING TO THE LOCAL OPTION SALES AND USE TAX FOR LOCAL PROPERTY TAX CREDITS; TO REPEAL SECTIONS 11-11-155 AND 11-11-156 RELATING TO THE HOMESTEAD EXEMPTION TRUST FUND; TO REPEAL ARTICLE 11, CHAPTER 36, TITLE 12 RELATING TO THE STATEWIDE ADDITIONAL ONE PERCENT SALES AND USE TAX THE REVENUES OF WHICH REIMBURSE SCHOOL DISTRICTS FOR THE HOMESTEAD EXEMPTION FROM ALL PROPERTY TAX MILLAGE IMPOSED FOR SCHOOL OPERATIONS; TO AMEND SECTIONS 12-37-3130, 12-37-3140, AND 12-37-3150, ALL AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS, VALUATION, AND ASSESSABLE TRANSFERS OF INTEREST, FOR PURPOSES OF THE "SOUTH CAROLINA REAL PROPERTY VALUATION REFORM ACT", SO AS TO ELIMINATE THE "POINT OF SALE" VALUATION OF REAL PROPERTY FOR PURPOSES OF IMPOSITION OF THE PROPERTY TAX AND RETURN TO THE FORMER VALUATION SYSTEM IN WHICH REAL PROPERTY AND IMPROVEMENTS TO REAL PROPERTY ARE APPRAISED BY THE ASSESSOR AND PERIODICALLY ADJUSTED IN COUNTYWIDE REAPPRAISALS, TO PROVIDE THAT WHEN THE FIFTEEN PERCENT CAP OVER FIVE YEARS ON INCREASES IN FAIR MARKET VALUE OF REAL PROPERTY RESULTS IN A VALUE THAT IS LOWER THAN THE FAIR MARKET VALUE OF THE PROPERTY AS DETERMINED BY THE ASSESSOR THAT THE LOWER VALUE BECOMES THE PROPERTY TAX VALUE OF THE REAL PROPERTY AND IS DEEMED ITS FAIR MARKET VALUE FOR PURPOSES OF IMPOSITION OF PROPERTY TAX, TO PROVIDE THAT AN ASSESSABLE TRANSFER OF INTEREST IS A TRANSFER OF OWNERSHIP OR OTHER INSTANCE CAUSING A "STEPUP" IN THE PROPERTY TAX VALUE OF REAL PROPERTY TO ITS FAIR MARKET VALUE AS DETERMINED BY THE ASSESSOR, TO REQUIRE THE CAP ON INCREASES IN VALUE TO BE APPLIED SEPARATELY TO REAL PROPERTY AND THE IMPROVEMENTS THEREON, AND TO PROVIDE WHEN THE STEPUP VALUE FIRST APPLIES; TO AMEND SECTION 12-60-30, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE DEFINITION OF "PROPERTY TAX ASSESSMENT" FOR PURPOSES OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA REVENUE PROCEDURES ACT, SO AS TO REQUIRE THE NOTICES TO INCLUDE PROPERTY TAX VALUE AND PROVIDE THAT THE APPLICABLE ASSESSMENT RATIO APPLIES TO THE LOWER OF FAIR MARKET VALUE, PROPERTY TAX VALUE, OR SPECIAL USE VALUE; TO AMEND SECTION 12-60-2510, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE FORM OF ASSESSMENT NOTICES ISSUED BY THE COUNTY ASSESSOR, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THESE NOTICES MUST CONTAIN THE PROPERTY TAX VALUE OF REAL PROPERTY AND IMPROVEMENTS IN ADDITION TO FAIR MARKET VALUE AND SPECIAL USE VALUE; TO REPEAL ARTICLE 25, CHAPTER 37, TITLE 12 RELATING TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA REAL PROPERTY VALUATION REFORM ACT; AND TO AMEND SECTION 12-43-220, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTIONS AND SECTIONS 12-60-30 AND 12-60-2510, BOTH AS AMENDED, RELATING TO TAX PROCEDURES, ALL SO AS TO MAKE CONFORMING AMENDMENTS, AND MAKE THESE REPEALS AND AMENDMENTS CONTINGENT UPON RATIFICATION OF AN AMENDMENT TO SECTION 6, ARTICLE X OF THE CONSTITUTION OF THIS STATE ELIMINATING THE FIFTEEN PERCENT CAP OVER FIVE YEARS IN INCREASES IN THE VALUE OF REAL PROPERTY FOR PURPOSES OF IMPOSITION OF THE PROPERTY TAX AND ELIMINATING AN ASSESSABLE TRANSFER OF INTEREST AS AN EVENT THAT MAY RESULT IN A CHANGE IN THE VALUE OF REAL PROPERTY FOR PURPOSES OF THE IMPOSITION OF THE PROPERTY TAX.
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Referred to Committee on Ways and Means

H. 3342 (Word version) -- Rep. Hart: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 17-15-175 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A JUDGE MAY NOT ISSUE A BENCH WARRANT FOR FAILURE TO APPEAR UNLESS THE SOLICITOR OR CLERK OF COURT HAS PROVIDED NOTICE TO THE ATTORNEY OF RECORD BEFORE ISSUING THE BENCH WARRANT.
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Referred to Committee on Judiciary

H. 3343 (Word version) -- Rep. Hart: A JOINT RESOLUTION PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO SECTION 6, ARTICLE X OF THE CONSTITUTION OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1895, RELATING TO PROPERTY TAX AND THE METHOD OF VALUATION OF REAL PROPERTY AND THE LIMITS ON INCREASES IN THE VALUE OF REAL PROPERTY FOR PURPOSES OF THE PROPERTY TAX, SO AS TO REQUIRE THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO PROVIDE BY LAW A DEFINITION OF "FAIR MARKET VALUE" FOR REAL PROPERTY FOR PURPOSES OF THE PROPERTY TAX, TO ELIMINATE THE FIFTEEN PERCENT LIMIT ON INCREASES IN THE VALUE OF REAL PROPERTY OVER FIVE YEARS AND TO ELIMINATE AN ASSESSABLE TRANSFER OF INTEREST AS AN EVENT WHICH MAY CHANGE THE VALUE OF THE REAL PROPERTY.
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Referred to Committee on Ways and Means

H. 3344 (Word version) -- Rep. Skelton: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 44-95-10, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE CITATION OF CHAPTER 95 OF TITLE 44 AS THE "CLEAN INDOOR AIR ACT OF 1990", SO AS TO CHANGE THE CHAPTER CITATION TO THE "CLEAN AIR ACT OF 2013"; TO AMEND SECTION 44-95-20, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO AREAS WHERE SMOKING IS PROHIBITED, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT SMOKING ALSO IS PROHIBITED WITHIN FIFTEEN FEET OF THE ENTRANCE TO OR EXIT FROM THESE AREAS; TO DELETE REFERENCES TO "INDOOR"; AND TO ALSO PROHIBIT SMOKING IN PUBLIC OUTDOOR GATED FACILITIES WHERE ATHLETIC EVENTS AND OTHER EVENTS ARE HELD.
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Referred to Committee on Judiciary

H. 3345 (Word version) -- Rep. Lucas: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 3 TO CHAPTER 2, TITLE 56 SO AS TO CREATE PROVISIONS THAT GOVERN THE REGISTRATION OF MOPEDS; TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-10, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE DEFINITION OF CERTAIN TERMS THAT RELATE TO THE OPERATION OF MOTOR VEHICLES, SO AS TO REVISE THE DEFINITION OF THE TERMS "OWNER", "MOTORCYCLE", "LOW SPEED VEHICLE", AND TO PROVIDE DEFINITIONS FOR THE TERMS "MOPED" AND "VEHICLE"; TO AMEND SECTION 56-2-2740, RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES' REFUSAL TO RENEW A DRIVER'S LICENSE AND VEHICLE REGISTRATION FOR NONPAYMENT OF PROPERTY TAXES, AND THE ISSUANCE OF LICENSE PLATES AND VALIDATION DECALS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT VALIDATION DECALS SHALL NOT BE ISSUED FOR VEHICLES THAT DO NOT REQUIRE THE PAYMENT OF PROPERTY TAXES; TO AMEND SECTION 56-3-20, RELATING TO THE DEFINITION OF TERMS REGARDING MOTOR VEHICLE REGISTRATION AND LICENSING, SO AS TO DELETE THE TERMS "VEHICLE", "MOTOR VEHICLE", "MOTORCYCLE", "MOTOR-DRIVEN CYCLE", "NONRESIDENT", "MOPED", AND "MOTORCYCLE THREE-WHEEL VEHICLE" AND THEIR DEFINITIONS; TO AMEND SECTION 56-3-250, RELATING TO THE PAYMENT OF LOCAL TAXES BEFORE A VEHICLE MAY BE REGISTERED, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THIS PROVISION DOES NOT APPLY TO MOPEDS AND TO SUBSTITUTE THE TERM "DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE" FOR THE TERM "STATE TAX COMMISSION"; TO AMEND SECTION 56-3-630, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO VEHICLES CLASSIFIED AS PASSENGER MOTOR VEHICLES, SO AS TO SUBSTITUTE THE TERM "MOPED" FOR THE TERM "MOTOR-DRIVEN CYCLE", AND TO MAKE A TECHNICAL CHANGE; TO AMEND SECTION 56-3-760, RELATING TO BIENNIAL REGISTRATION FEES FOR CERTAIN VEHICLES, SO AS TO SUBSTITUTE THE TERM "MOPED" FOR THE TERM "MOTOR-DRIVEN CYCLE"; TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-50, RELATING TO THE INAPPLICABILITY OF CERTAIN PROVISIONS TO THE OPERATION OF MOPEDS, SO AS TO MAKE THESE PROVISIONS APPLICABLE TO THE OPERATION OF MOPEDS; TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-361, RELATING TO VEHICLES THAT ARE DEFINED AS PASSENGER CARS, SO AS TO SUBSTITUTE THE TERM "MOPEDS" FOR THE TERM "MOTOR-DRIVEN CYCLES"; TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-1555, RELATING TO THE MAXIMUM OPERATION SPEED OF A MOPED, SO AS TO REVISE THE MAXIMUM SPEED LIMIT THAT A MOPED MAY BE OPERATED; TO AMEND SECTION 56-9-20, RELATING TO TERMS AND THEIR DEFINITIONS CONCERNING THE ISSUANCE OF LICENSE PLATES AND REGISTRATION CARDS, SO AS TO DELETE THE TERMS "NONRESIDENT", "NONRESIDENT OPERATING PRIVILEGE", AND "OPERATOR" AND THEIR DEFINITIONS, AND TO REVISE THE DEFINITION OF THE TERM "OWNER"; TO AMEND SECTIONS 56-15-10 AND 56-16-10, RELATING TO CERTAIN TERMS AND THEIR DEFINITIONS CONCERNING THE REGULATION OF MOTOR VEHICLE AND MOTORCYCLE MANUFACTURERS, DISTRIBUTORS AND DEALERS, SO AS TO REVISE THE DEFINITION OF THE TERMS "MOTOR VEHICLE" AND "MOTORCYCLE"; TO AMEND SECTION 56-19-10, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO CERTAIN TERMS AND THEIR DEFINITIONS CONCERNING THE ISSUANCE OF CERTIFICATES OF TITLE, SO AS TO DELETE THE TERMS "DRIVER", "MOTOR VEHICLE", "MOTORCYCLE", "MOTOR-DRIVEN CYCLE", "NONRESIDENT", "OPERATOR", "OWNER", "VEHICLE", "MOPED", "AUTOMOTIVE THREE-WHEEL VEHICLE" AND THEIR DEFINITIONS; TO AMEND SECTION 56-19-220, RELATING TO CERTAIN VEHICLES THAT DO NOT NEED A CERTIFICATE OF TITLE, SO AS TO MAKE A TECHNICAL CHANGE, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THIS PROVISION APPLIES TO MOPEDS; AND TO REPEAL SECTIONS 56-1-1710, 56-5-120, 56-5-130, 56-5-140, 56-5-150, 56-5-155, 56-5-165, 56-5-410, AND 56-5-1550 ALL RELATING TO THE DEFINITION OF THE TERM "MOPED","VEHICLE", "MOTOR VEHICLE", "MOTORCYCLE", "MOTOR-DRIVEN CYCLE", "MOTORCYCLE THREE-WHEEL VEHICLE", "OWNER", AND SPEED LIMITATIONS ON MOTOR-DRIVEN CYCLES.
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Referred to Committee on Education and Public Works

H. 3346 (Word version) -- Reps. McCoy, Patrick, Harrell and Pope: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 16-3-20, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PUNISHMENT AND SENTENCING FOR MURDER, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR MANDATORY LIFE IMPRISONMENT WHEN THE STATE SEEKS A LIFE SENTENCE FOR A MURDER COMMITTED WITH CERTAIN OTHER DESIGNATED OFFENSES OR UNDER CERTAIN FURTHER DELINEATED CIRCUMSTANCES.
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Referred to Committee on Judiciary

H. 3347 (Word version) -- Reps. McCoy, Murphy, Harrell, Hixon, Pope and Tallon: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 16-3-29, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE OFFENSE OF ATTEMPTED MURDER, SO AS TO REMOVE THE INTENT TO KILL REQUIREMENT FROM THE PURVIEW OF THE OFFENSE.
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Referred to Committee on Judiciary

H. 3348 (Word version) -- Reps. McCoy, Patrick, Harrell and Pope: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 16-3-600, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO ASSAULT AND BATTERY OFFENSES, SO AS TO REDEFINE THE TERM "MODERATE BODILY INJURY" AND TO INCLUDE INJURY TO ANOTHER PERSON WHEN THE ACT IS ACCOMPLISHED BY THE USE OF A DEADLY WEAPON IN THE PURVIEW OF THE OFFENSES OF ASSAULT AND BATTERY OF A HIGH AND AGGRAVATED NATURE AND ASSAULT AND BATTERY IN THE FIRST DEGREE.
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Referred to Committee on Judiciary

H. 3349 (Word version) -- Reps. McCoy, Murphy, Patrick, Harrell and Pope: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY REPEALING SECTION 19-11-50 RELATING TO THE PROHIBITION AGAINST THE TESTIMONY OF A DEFENDANT BEING USED AGAINST HIM IN ANOTHER CRIMINAL CASE.
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Referred to Committee on Judiciary

H. 3350 (Word version) -- Reps. McCoy, Stavrinakis, K. R. Crawford, Patrick, Harrell, Hixon, Pope and Tallon: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, TO ENACT THE "SOUTH CAROLINA BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD TRANSPARENCY AND ACCOUNTABILITY ACT" BY ADDING SECTION 1-11-21 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE LEGISLATIVE AUDIT COUNCIL SHALL PERFORM FISCAL AUDITS AND MANAGEMENT AND PERFORMANCE AUDITS OF THE VARIOUS OFFICES OR DIVISIONS OF THE STATE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD ON A ROTATING AND CONTINUING SCHEDULE BEGINNING WITH FISCAL YEAR 2012-2013.
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Referred to Committee on Ways and Means

H. 3351 (Word version) -- Reps. McCoy and Harrell: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, TO ENACT THE "SOUTH CAROLINA TEACHER PROTECTION ACT OF 2013", BY ADDING SECTION 59-25-900 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A TEACHER MAY BRING A CIVIL ACTION AGAINST A STUDENT WHO COMMITS A CRIMINAL OFFENSE AGAINST THE TEACHER IF THE OFFENSE OCCURS ON SCHOOL GROUNDS OR AT A SCHOOL-RELATED EVENT, OR IF THE OFFENSE IS DIRECTLY RELATED TO THE TEACHER'S PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES, AND TO PROVIDE THAT NO TEACHER HAS CIVIL LIABILITY TO A STUDENT OR TO A PARTY ACTING IN THE INTEREST OF THE STUDENT FOR AN ACT OR OMISSION BY THE TEACHER THAT OCCURS WHILE THE TEACHER IS ACTING ON BEHALF OF THE SCHOOL.
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Referred to Committee on Judiciary

H. 3352 (Word version) -- Reps. McCoy, Patrick, Harrell, Hixon, Pope and Tallon: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 16-13-490 SO AS THE CREATE THE OFFENSES OF MAIL FRAUD AND WIRE FRAUD AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR THE OFFENSES.
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Referred to Committee on Judiciary

H. 3353 (Word version) -- Rep. Whitmire: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-2-105, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE OPERATION OF GOLF CARTS AND THE ISSUANCE OF GOLF CART PERMIT DECALS AND REGISTRATION BY THE DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THIS PROVISION ALSO APPLIES TO ALL-TERRAIN VEHICLES, AND TO DEFINE THE TERM "ALL-TERRAIN VEHICLE" OR "ATV".
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Referred to Committee on Education and Public Works

H. 3354 (Word version) -- Reps. King, Knight, Hart, Howard, J. E. Smith, Cobb-Hunter, Neal, Douglas and Powers Norrell: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 44-63-84, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PERSONS TO WHOM DEATH CERTIFICATES MAY BE ISSUED, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE COUNTY REGISTRAR SHALL ISSUE, UPON REQUEST, DEATH CERTIFICATES THAT WERE FILED ELECTRONICALLY; AND TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS.
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Referred to Committee on Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs

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