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

INTRO SHEET

02/27/13

S. 221 (Word version) -- Senator Hayes: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 36-4A-108, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO COMMERCIAL CODE-FUNDS TRANSFERS, SO AS TO MAKE THE CHAPTER APPLICABLE TO REMITTANCE TRANSFERS, UNLESS THE REMITTANCE TRANSFER IS AN ELECTRONIC FUND TRANSFER, AND TO PROVIDE THAT, IN THE EVENT THERE IS AN INCONSISTENCY BETWEEN THE APPLICABLE PROVISION OF THE CHAPTER AND THE APPLICABLE PROVISION OF THE ELECTRONIC FUND TRANSFER ACT, THE PROVISION OF THE ELECTRONIC FUND TRANSFER ACT GOVERNS.
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Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry

S. 223 (Word version) -- Senator Campsen: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 50-11-108 TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON MAY USE A FIREARM TO KILL OR ATTEMPT TO KILL ANY ANIMAL DURING ANY SEASON IN SELF-DEFENSE, DEFENSE OF ANOTHER, OR DEFENSE OF DOMESTIC ANIMALS, TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON WHO USES DEADLY FORCE AGAINST A BIG GAME ANIMAL OR ALLIGATOR MUST REPORT THE INCIDENT TO THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES, TO PROVIDE THAT CERTAIN ANIMAL CARCASSES TAKEN PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION MAY NOT BE RETAINED, AND TO PROVIDE A PENALTY FOR FAILURE TO REPORT THE INCIDENT OR SURRENDER THE CARCASS TO THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES.
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Referred to Committee on Judiciary

S. 323 (Word version) -- Senator Hayes: A BILL TO AMEND THE OFFICIAL COMMENT TO SECTION 36-9-101, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE CHAPTER TITLE "UNIFORM COMMERCIAL CODE - SECURED TRANSACTIONS", SO AS TO, INTER ALIA, IDENTIFY THE SPECIFIC VERSION OF THE UNITED STATES BANKRUPTCY CODE REFERENCED THROUGHOUT THE COMMENTS TO CHAPTER 9, TITLE 36; TO AMEND SECTION 36-9-102, RELATING TO THE DEFINITIONS APPLICABLE TO CHAPTER 9, TITLE 36, SO AS TO REVISE EXISTING OR PROVIDE NEW DEFINITIONS FOR CERTAIN TERMS, AND TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS; TO AMEND SECTION 36-9-105, RELATING TO THE CONTROL OF ELECTRONIC CHATTEL PAPER, SO AS TO CLARIFY THE CONDITIONS UNDER WHICH A SECURED PARTY IS DEEMED TO HAVE CONTROL OF ELECTRONIC CHATTEL PAPER; TO AMEND SECTION 36-9-307, RELATING TO THE DEBTOR'S LOCATION, SO AS TO INCLUDE PROVISIONS FOR DESIGNATING A MAIN OFFICE, HOME OFFICE, OR OTHER COMPATIBLE OFFICE; TO AMEND 36-9-311, RELATING TO THE PERFECTION OF SECURITY INTERESTS IN PROPERTY SUBJECT TO CERTAIN STATUTES, REGULATIONS, AND TREATIES, SO AS TO MAKE A TECHNICAL CORRECTION; TO AMEND SECTION 36-9-316, RELATING TO THE CONTINUED PERFECTION OF A SECURITY INTEREST FOLLOWING A CHANGE IN THE GOVERNING LAW, SO AS TO PROVIDE RULES THAT APPLY TO COLLATERAL TO WHICH A SECURITY INTEREST ATTACHES WITHIN FOUR MONTHS AFTER A DEBTOR CHANGES LOCATION; TO AMEND SECTION 36-9-317, RELATING TO THE PRIORITY OF INTERESTS, SO AS REVISE THE TERMINOLOGY OF CERTAIN TYPES OF INTERESTS AND PRIORITIES; TO AMEND SECTION 36-9-326, RELATING TO THE PRIORITY OF SECURITY INTERESTS CREATED BY A NEW DEBTOR, SO AS TO CLARIFY PROVISIONS REGARDING THE PERFECTION OF A SECURITY INTEREST; TO AMEND SECTION 36-9-406, RELATING TO THE DISCHARGE OF AN ACCOUNT DEBTOR, SO AS TO CLARIFY PROVISIONS REGARDING A SALE UNDER A DISPOSITION PURSUANT TO SECTION 36-9-610, OR AN ACCEPTANCE OF COLLATERAL PURSUANT TO SECTION 36-9-620; TO AMEND SECTION 36-9-408, RELATING TO RESTRICTIONS ON ASSIGNMENT OF PROMISSORY NOTES, SO AS TO CLARIFY PROVISIONS REGARDING A SALE UNDER A DISPOSITION PURSUANT TO SECTION 36-9-610, OR AN ACCEPTANCE OF COLLATERAL PURSUANT TO SECTION 36-9-620; TO AMEND SECTION 36-9-502, RELATING TO THE CONTENTS OF A FINANCING STATEMENT AND A RECORD OF MORTGAGE AS A FINANCING STATEMENT, SO AS TO CLARIFY PROVISIONS REGARDING THE NAME OF A DEBTOR ON A RECORD OF MORTGAGE AS A FINANCING STATEMENT; TO AMEND SECTION 36-9-503, RELATING TO THE NAME OF A DEBTOR AND SECURED PARTY, SO AS TO REVISE PROVISIONS REGARDING THE PROPER NAME OF A DEBTOR ON A FINANCING STATEMENT; TO AMEND SECTION 36-9-507, RELATING TO THE EFFECT OF CERTAIN EVENTS ON THE EFFECTIVENESS OF A FINANCING STATEMENT, SO AS TO REVISE PROVISIONS REGARDING THE SUFFICIENCY OF THE DEBTOR'S NAME; TO AMEND SECTION 36-9-515, RELATING TO THE DURATION AND EFFECTIVENESS OF A FINANCING STATEMENT, SO AS TO CLARIFY THE EFFECTIVENESS OF CERTAIN INITIALLY FILED FINANCING STATEMENTS; TO AMEND SECTION 36-9-516, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO WHAT CONSTITUTES FILING AND THE EFFECTIVENESS OF FILING, SO AS TO CLARIFY WHEN A DEBTOR IS AN INDIVIDUAL OR AN ORGANIZATION; TO AMEND 36-9-518, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO A CLAIM CONCERNING AN INACCURATE OR WRONGFULLY FILED RECORD, SO AS TO INCLUDE PROVISIONS REGARDING THE FILING OF AN INFORMATION STATEMENT; TO AMEND SECTION 36-9-521, REGARDING THE UNIFORM FORM OF A WRITTEN FINANCING STATEMENT AND AMENDMENT, SO AS TO MAKE CONFORMING CHANGES; TO AMEND SECTION 36-9-607, RELATING TO COLLECTION AND ENFORCEMENT BY A SECURED PARTY, SO AS TO REVISE PROVISIONS REGARDING THE SECURED PARTY'S SWORN AFFIDAVIT; BY ADDING PART 8 TO CHAPTER 9, TITLE 36, SO AS TO ENTITLE PART 8 AS "TRANSITION"; AND TO MAKE CORRESPONDING CHANGES TO APPROPRIATE OFFICIAL COMMENTS AS NECESSARY TO REFLECT THE CHANGES TO CHAPTER 9, TITLE 36.
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Referred to Committee on Judiciary

S. 397 (Word version) -- Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE BUILDING CODES COUNCIL, RELATING TO DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF DEPARTMENT AND MODULAR BUILDINGS CONSTRUCTION, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 4226, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
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Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry

S. 398 (Word version) -- Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE MANUFACTURED HOUSING BOARD, RELATING TO BOARD AUTHORIZED TO MAKE INVESTIGATIONS AND DENY, SUSPEND, OR REVOKE LICENSES, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 4243, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
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Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry

S. 399 (Word version) -- Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE BOARD OF EXAMINERS FOR THE LICENSURE OF PROFESSIONAL COUNSELORS, MARRIAGE AND FAMILY THERAPISTS, AND PSYCHO-EDUCATIONAL SPECIALISTS, RELATING TO REQUIREMENTS OF LICENSURE FOR PROFESSIONAL COUNSELORS, MARRIAGE AND FAMILY THERAPISTS, AND PYSCHO-EDUCATIONAL SPECIALISTS, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 4231, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
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Referred to Committee on Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs

H. 3626 (Word version) -- Reps. Lucas, Williams, Munnerlyn, Lowe and Bannister: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 61-4-515 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE OWNER OF A "MOTORSPORTS ENTERTAINMENT COMPLEX" LOCATED IN THIS STATE OR HIS DESIGNEE MAY APPLY FOR AND BE ISSUED AN ANNUAL LICENSE WHICH AUTHORIZES THE PURCHASE, SALE, AND CONSUMPTION OF BEER AND WINE AT ANY OCCASION HELD ON THE GROUNDS OF THE COMPLEX YEAR ROUND ON ANY DAY OF THE WEEK, TO PROVIDE FOR THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS FOR THIS ANNUAL LICENSE, INCLUDING THE FEE, AND TO PROVIDE FOR OTHER MATTERS RELATING TO THE ADMINISTRATION OF THIS LICENSE AND APPLICABLE ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE CONTROL LAWS IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OF THIS LICENSE; AND BY ADDING SECTION 61-6-2016 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE OWNER OF A "MOTORSPORTS ENTERTAINMENT COMPLEX", OR HIS DESIGNEE, ALSO MAY BE ISSUED, UPON APPLICATION, AN ANNUAL LICENSE THAT AUTHORIZES THE PURCHASE, SALE, AND CONSUMPTION OF ALCOHOLIC LIQUORS BY THE DRINK AT ANY OCCASION HELD ON THE GROUNDS OF THE COMPLEX UNDER THE SAME SPECIFIED TERMS AND CONDITIONS AS PROVIDED FOR BEER AND WINE PERMITS.
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Referred to Committee on Judiciary

H. 3627 (Word version) -- Reps. Gagnon, Gambrell and Pitts: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 23-31-215, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF CONCEALED WEAPONS PERMITS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON WHO HOLDS A VALID OUT-OF-STATE PERMIT MAY CARRY A WEAPON IN THIS STATE, TO DELETE THE PROVISION THAT REQUIRES SLED TO MAINTAIN A LIST OF STATES WHICH HAVE WEAPONS PERMIT RECIPROCAL AGREEMENTS WITH THIS STATE, AND DELETE THE PROVISION THAT REQUIRES THIS STATE TO HONOR A WEAPONS PERMIT ISSUED BY ANOTHER STATE AS LONG AS THE OTHER STATE REQUIRES AN APPLICANT FOR A PERMIT TO SUCCESSFULLY PASS A CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK AND A COURSE IN FIREARM TRAINING SAFETY.
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Referred to Committee on Judiciary

H. 3628 (Word version) -- Reps. Toole and Atwater: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976 BY ADDING SECTION 37-20-161, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR CERTAIN MEASURES TO SAFEGUARD A CLASS OF PROTECTED CONSUMERS FROM BECOMING VICTIMS OF IDENTITY THEFT, TO ALLOW REPRESENTATIVES WITH SUFFICIENT PROOF OF AUTHORITY TO PLACE A PREEMPTIVE SECURITY FREEZE ON PROTECTED CONSUMER'S CREDIT REPORTS, TO PROVIDE LIMITATIONS, TO PROVIDE REQUIREMENTS TO IMPLEMENT A SECURITY FREEZE, TO PROVIDE FOR THE DURATION AND EXTENT OF A SECURITY FREEZE, AND TO PROVIDE TERMS FOR REMOVAL OF A SECURITY FREEZE ON A PROTECTED CONSUMER'S CREDIT REPORT OR RECORD.
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Referred to Committee on Judiciary

H. 3629 (Word version) -- Reps. Norman, Simrill, Delleney, Felder, Finlay, D. C. Moss and Pope: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO HONOR AND CONGRATULATE LYNN HELMS OF ROCK HILL HIGH SCHOOL ON BEING NAMED STATE WINNER OF THE 2013 VETERANS OF FOREIGN WARS NATIONAL CITIZENSHIP EDUCATION TEACHER AWARD FOR GRADES 9 THROUGH 12.
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Introduced and adopted

H. 3630 (Word version) -- Reps. Felder, Simrill, Kennedy, Erickson, Ballentine, Atwater, Douglas, Southard, Huggins, Daning, Allison, Delleney, Dillard, Finlay, Gagnon, George, Hardee, Horne, King, Long, D. C. Moss, Norman, Pope, Powers Norrell, Putnam, Robinson-Simpson, Toole, Wells and Wood: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 56-5-3815 SO AS TO CREATE THE OFFENSE OF CARELESS DRIVING AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES; TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-2920, RELATING TO RECKLESS DRIVING, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT RECKLESS DRIVING INCLUDES DISTRACTED DRIVING OR INATTENTIVE DRIVING THAT INCLUDES TEXTING WHILE DRIVING WHEN BODILY INJURY OCCURS; AND TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-720, RELATING TO THE ASSESSMENT OF POINTS AGAINST A PERSON'S DRIVING RECORD FOR CERTAIN MOTOR VEHICLE VIOLATIONS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT POINTS MUST BE ASSESSED AGAINST THE DRIVING RECORD OF A PERSON CONVICTED OF CARELESS DRIVING.
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Referred to Committee on Judiciary

H. 3631 (Word version) -- Reps. Daning, Crosby, Sottile, Atwater and Sabb: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 56-3-115 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE ISSUANCE OF GOLF CART PERMITS, TO REGULATE THE OPERATION OF GOLF CARTS, AND TO PROVIDE A PENALTY; AND TO REPEAL SECTION 56-2-105 RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF GOLF CART PERMITS AND THE OPERATION OF GOLF CARTS.
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Referred to Committee on Education and Public Works

H. 3632 (Word version) -- Rep. G. M. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 42-5-190, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE MAINTENANCE TAX IMPOSED BY THE WORKERS' COMPENSATION COMMISSION ON SELF INSURERS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE COMMISSION SHALL RETAIN A PORTION OF THE ANNUAL MAINTENANCE TAX REVENUE TO PAY THE SALARIES AND EXPENSES OF THE COMMISSION AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE COMMISSION SHALL RETAIN ONE HALF OF THE INTEREST CHARGED ON DELINQUENT MAINTENANCE TAX FOR THE SAME PURPOSE.
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Referred to Committee on Ways and Means

H. 3633 (Word version) -- Rep. G. A. Brown: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE PROFOUND SORROW OF THE MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES UPON THE PASSING OF DOROTHY FORTNER MCCARTHA OF LEXINGTON COUNTY AND TO EXTEND THEIR DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO HER LARGE AND LOVING FAMILY AND HER MANY FRIENDS.
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Introduced and adopted

H. 3634 (Word version) -- Rep. G. A. Brown: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 59-1-443, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE REQUIREMENT OF SCHOOLS TO PROVIDE FOR A MINUTE OF MANDATORY SILENCE AT THE BEGINNING OF EACH SCHOOL DAY, SO AS TO AUTHORIZE SCHOOLS TO SAY A PRAYER AT THE BEGINNING OF THE SCHOOL DAY, TO NOTIFY PARENTS AND GUARDIANS OF THE POLICY, AND TO REQUIRE SCHOOLS TO ALLOW A STUDENT TO LEAVE THE CLASSROOM IF THE STUDENT DOES NOT WANT TO LISTEN TO OR PARTICIPATE IN THE PRAYER.
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Referred to Committee on Education and Public Works

H. 3635 (Word version) -- Reps. Pope, Bales, D. C. Moss, Kennedy, Simrill, Ballentine, Munnerlyn, K. R. Crawford, Anthony, Cole, Daning, Delleney, Felder, Gagnon, Long, McCoy, Norman, Powers Norrell and Ridgeway: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 23-3-115, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO FEES FOR CRIMINAL RECORD SEARCHES, SO AS TO CLARIFY THE DEFINITION OF CHARITABLE ORGANIZATIONS WHICH PAY A REDUCED FEE TO INCLUDE LOCAL PARK AND RECREATION VOLUNTEERS THROUGH A COMMISSION, MUNICIPALITY, COUNTY, OR THE SOUTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF PARKS, RECREATION AND TOURISM.
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Referred to Committee on Judiciary

H. 3636 (Word version) -- Rep. Taylor: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE PROFOUND SORROW OF THE MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES UPON THE PASSING OF JEREMIAH JOSEPH "JERRY" GUERIN OF AIKEN COUNTY AND TO EXTEND THEIR DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO HIS LARGE AND LOVING FAMILY AND HIS MANY FRIENDS.
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Introduced and adopted

H. 3637 (Word version) -- Rep. Barfield: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO HONOR THE COASTAL CAROLINA UNIVERSITY WOMEN'S INDOOR TRACK AND FIELD TEAM ON WINNING THE 2013 BIG SOUTH TOURNAMENT CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE AND TO SALUTE THE TEAM'S OUTSTANDING PLAYERS AND COACHES.
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Introduced, adopted, sent to Senate

H. 3638 (Word version) -- Reps. Harrell, Stavrinakis and Limehouse: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 55-1-80 SO AS TO AUTHORIZE THE APPOINTMENT OF ADDITIONAL MEMBERS TO COUNTY AVIATION COMMISSIONS AND TO PROVIDE THAT IN COUNTIES WITH TWO MUNICIPALITIES WITH A POPULATION IN EXCESS OF FIFTY THOUSAND, THE MAYORS OF THESE MUNICIPALITIES SHALL SERVE, EX OFFICIO, AS MEMBERS OF THE COMMISSION.
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Introduced, read first time, placed on calendar without reference

H. 3639 (Word version) -- Rep. Sandifer: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 8-15-70 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE FAIR AND OPEN COMPETITION IN GOVERNMENTAL CONTRACTS BY STIPULATING THAT STATE OR LOCAL ENTITIES, OFFICIALS, AND EMPLOYEES, IN REGARD TO A PUBLIC BUILDING, MAY NOT REQUIRE OR PROHIBIT A BIDDER, OFFEROR, CONTRACTOR, OR SUBCONTRACTOR FROM ENTERING INTO OR ADHERING TO AN AGREEMENT WITH ONE OR MORE LABOR ORGANIZATIONS IN REGARD TO THE PROJECT AND MAY NOT OTHERWISE DISCRIMINATE AGAINST A BIDDER, OFFEROR, CONTRACTOR, OR SUBCONTRACTOR FOR BECOMING OR REFUSING TO BECOME A SIGNATORY TO AN AGREEMENT WITH ONE OR MORE LABOR ORGANIZATIONS IN REGARD TO THE PROJECT, TO PROVIDE THAT STATE AND LOCAL ENTITIES, OFFICIALS, AND EMPLOYEES SHALL NOT AWARD A GRANT, TAX ABATEMENT, OR TAX CREDIT CONDITIONED UPON THE INCLUSION OF SUCH AGREEMENTS IN THE AWARD, AND TO PROVIDE EXCEPTIONS TO AND EXEMPTIONS FROM THESE PROVISIONS.
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Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry

H. 3640 (Word version) -- Rep. Bales: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-28-310, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE USER FEE ON GASOLINE AND DIESEL FUEL, SO AS TO INCREASE THE FEE TO TWENTY-ONE CENTS A GALLON; AND TO AMEND SECTION 56-11-410, RELATING TO THE ROAD TAX, SO AS TO INCREASE THE ROAD TAX IN THE SAME MANNER AS THE USER FEE.
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Referred to Committee on Ways and Means

H. 3641 (Word version) -- Reps. Newton and Taylor: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 30-4-40, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO EXEMPTIONS FOR CERTAIN WORK OF THE MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY AND THEIR STAFF FROM THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT, SO AS TO PROVIDE THESE LIMITATIONS APPLY ONLY TO WORK PERTAINING TO THE DEVELOPMENT, DRAFTING, OR EVALUATION OF LEGISLATION THAT HAS NOT BEEN INTRODUCED OR AN AMENDMENT TO THIS LEGISLATION THAT HAS NOT BEEN PROPOSED TO A LEGISLATIVE COMMITTEE OR LEGISLATIVE BODY; TO CLARIFY THAT THE PROVISION DOES NOT LIMIT OR RESTRICT PUBLIC ACCESS TO SOURCE DOCUMENTS OR RECORDS, FACTUAL DATA OR SUMMARIES OF FACTUAL DATA, PAPERS, MINUTES, OR REPORTS OTHERWISE CONSIDERED PUBLIC INFORMATION AND NOT OTHERWISE EXEMPT FROM DISCLOSURE BY THE ACT; AND TO EXEMPT WRITTEN OR ELECTRONIC CORRESPONDENCE SENT TO AN INDIVIDUAL PUBLIC OFFICIAL BY A CONSTITUENT OF THAT PUBLIC OFFICIAL.
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Referred to Committee on Judiciary

H. 3642 (Word version) -- Rep. Stavrinakis: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 38-3-102 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DIRECTOR OF THE DEPARTMENT OF INSURANCE MUST BE ELECTED TO OFFICE BY THE QUALIFIED ELECTORS OF THE STATE IN THE GENERAL ELECTION AND PROVIDE FOR THE DIRECTOR'S TERM OF OFFICE, QUALIFICATIONS, VACANCIES, AND RELATED MATTERS; TO AMEND SECTION 1-30-10, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENTS OF STATE GOVERNMENT, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE GOVERNING AUTHORITY OF THE DEPARTMENT OF INSURANCE IS THE DIRECTOR OF THE DEPARTMENT OF INSURANCE ELECTED TO OFFICE UNDER THE LAWS OF THIS STATE; TO AMEND SECTION 38-1-20, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS UNDER THE INSURANCE LAWS OF THIS STATE, SO AS TO MAKE CERTAIN CHANGES TO THE DEFINITION OF "DIRECTOR" OF THE DEPARTMENT OF INSURANCE; TO AMEND SECTION 38-3-10, RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF INSURANCE, SO AS TO DELETE CERTAIN PROVISIONS RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT'S DIRECTOR, TO PROVIDE THAT THE DIRECTOR IS ELECTED RATHER THAN APPOINTED, AND TO MAKE CHANGES IN THE PROVISIONS CONCERNING THE REMOVAL OF THE DIRECTOR; TO AMEND SECTION 38-3-100, RELATING TO THE DIRECTOR OF THE DEPARTMENT OF INSURANCE, SO AS TO, AMONG OTHER CHANGES, DELETE THE REQUIREMENT THAT, IF THE DIRECTOR BECOMES A CANDIDATE FOR PUBLIC OFFICE OR BECOMES A MEMBER OF A POLITICAL COMMITTEE DURING TENURE, HIS OFFICE MUST BE IMMEDIATELY VACATED; AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE ELECTION OF THE DIRECTOR OF THE DEPARTMENT OF INSURANCE BEGINS WITH THE 2014 STATEWIDE ELECTION PROCESS AND THAT THE DIRECTOR SERVING ON THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS ACT SHALL CONTINUE TO SERVE UNTIL HIS SUCCESSOR IS ELECTED AND QUALIFIES FOR OFFICE.
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Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry

H. 3643 (Word version) -- Reps. Loftis, Henderson, G. R. Smith and Stringer: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 59-43-10, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE POWER OF A SCHOOL DISTRICT BOARD CONCERNING THE FUNDING AND PROVISION OF ADULT EDUCATION, SO AS TO PROVIDE THE STATE BOARD FOR TECHNICAL AND COMPREHENSIVE EDUCATION RATHER THAN THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION DETERMINES APPROPRIATE SUBJECTS FOR ADULT EDUCATION; TO AMEND SECTION 59-43-20, RELATING TO THE POWERS OF THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION WITH RESPECT TO ADULT EDUCATION, SO AS TO TRANSFER THOSE POWERS TO THE STATE BOARD FOR TECHNICAL AND COMPREHENSIVE EDUCATION; TO AMEND 59-53-30, RELATING TO THE POWER OF THE STATE BOARD FOR TECHNICAL AND COMPREHENSIVE EDUCATION TO AUTHORIZE A SCHOOL WITHIN ITS JURISDICTION TO CONTRACT WITH A LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICT TO PROVIDE ADULT LITERACY EDUCATION, SO AS TO DELETE THE REQUIREMENT THAT THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION APPROVE SUCH AN AUTHORIZATION; AND TO AMEND SECTION 59-53-50, RELATING TO POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE BOARD FOR TECHNICAL AND COMPREHENSIVE EDUCATION, SO AS TO INCLUDE ADULT EDUCATION AMONG THOSE POWERS AND DUTIES.
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Referred to Committee on Education and Public Works

H. 3644 (Word version) -- Reps. Loftis, Sellers, W. J. McLeod, Funderburk, Gagnon, Govan, Herbkersman, Lowe, Lucas, D. C. Moss, Ott, Pitts, Toole, Vick and Williams: 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 EXTEND THE PERIOD DURING WHICH THE CREDIT MAY BE CLAIMED THROUGH 2019.
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Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry

H. 3645 (Word version) -- Rep. Stringer: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-28-310, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE USER FEE ON GASOLINE AND DIESEL FUEL, SO AS TO INCREASE THE FEE TO TWENTY-ONE CENTS A GALLON, AND TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT TO ADJUST THE USER FEE ANNUALLY BY AN INFLATION FACTOR EQUAL TO THE ANNUAL AVERAGE PERCENTAGE ADJUSTMENT IN THE PREVIOUS TEN COMPLETED CALENDAR YEARS OF THE CONSUMER PRICE INDEX; TO AMEND SECTION 56-11-410, RELATING TO THE ROAD TAX, SO AS TO INCREASE THE ROAD TAX IN THE SAME MANNER AS THE USER FEE; AND BY ADDING SECTION 56-3-930 SO AS TO IMPOSE AN ADDITIONAL ANNUAL ROAD FEE ON THE OWNER OF A HYBRID, PLUG-IN HYBRID, OR ELECTRIC MOTOR VEHICLE, AND TO SET FORTH THE EQUATION BY WHICH THE ADDITIONAL ANNUAL ROAD FEE IS CALCULATED.
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Referred to Committee on Ways and Means

H. 3646 (Word version) -- Reps. G. R. Smith, Bingham, Quinn, Huggins, Bedingfield, Stringer, Hamilton, K. R. Crawford, Atwater, Willis, Patrick, Erickson, Bannister, Ballentine, J. R. Smith, Allison, Chumley, Clemmons, Cole, H. A. Crawford, Crosby, Daning, Forrester, Goldfinch, Harrell, Henderson, Herbkersman, Hixon, Kennedy, Lucas, V. S. Moss, Nanney, Pitts, Pope, Putnam, Simrill, Tallon, Taylor, Wells and Wood: A BILL TO ENACT THE "SOUTH CAROLINA RESTRUCTURING ACT OF 2013", SO AS TO TRANSFER, REALIGN, OR RESTRUCTURE VARIOUS AGENCIES, PROGRAMS, REQUIREMENTS, AND PROCEDURES IN THE EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE BRANCHES OF STATE GOVERNMENT, INCLUDING PROVISIONS TO ABOLISH THE STATE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD ON JULY 1, 2014; TO AMEND SECTION 1-30-10, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENTS OF THE EXECUTIVE BRANCH OF STATE GOVERNMENT, SO AS TO CREATE THE DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATION; BY ADDING SECTION 1-30-125 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE TRANSFER TO THIS NEWLY CREATED DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATION OF CERTAIN OFFICES AND DIVISIONS OF THE STATE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD, OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR, AND OTHER AGENCIES, TO PROVIDE FOR THE TRANSFER OF ADDITIONAL AGENCIES, ENTITIES, OR PROGRAMS TO AGENCIES OR DEPARTMENTS OTHER THAN THE DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATION, AND TO PROVIDE FOR TRANSITIONAL AND OTHER PROVISIONS NECESSARY TO ACCOMPLISH THE ABOVE; TO REPEAL SECTION 1-11-10 RELATING TO THE COMPOSITION OF THE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD; BY ADDING CHAPTER 2 TO TITLE 2 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR LEGISLATIVE OVERSIGHT OF THE EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENTS AND THE PROCESSES AND PROCEDURES TO BE FOLLOWED IN CONNECTION WITH THIS OVERSIGHT; TO AMEND SECTIONS 1-11-20, AS AMENDED, 1-11-22, 1-11-55, AS AMENDED, 1-11-56, 1-11-58, 1-11-65, 1-11-67, 1-11-70, 1-11-80, 1-11-90, 1-11-100, 1-11-110, 1-11-180, 1-11-220, AS AMENDED, 1-11-225, 1-11-250, 1-11-260, 1-11-270, 1-11-280, 1-11-290, 1-11-300, 1-11-310, AS AMENDED, 1-11-315, 1-11-320, 1-11-335, 1-11-340, 1-11-435, 1-15-10, AS AMENDED, CHAPTER 9 OF TITLE 3, SECTIONS 10-1-10, 10-1-30, 10-1-130, 10-1-190, CHAPTER 9 OF TITLE 10, SECTIONS 10-11-50, 10-11-90, 10-11-110, 10-11-140, 10-11-330, 11-9-610, 11-9-620, 11-9-630, 11-35-3810, 11-35-3820, 11-35-3830, 11-35-3840, 11-35-5270, 11-53-20, 13-7-810, AS AMENDED, 13-7-830, 13-7-860, 16-3-1620, ALL AS AMENDED, 16-3-1680, 25-11-10, 25-11-80, AS AMENDED, 25-11-90, 25-11-310, 44-53-530, AS AMENDED, 44-96-140, 48-46-30, 48-46-40, 48-46-50, 48-46-60, 48-46-90, 63-11-500, AS AMENDED, 63-11-700, AS AMENDED, 63-11-730, 63-11-1110, 63-11-1140, 44-38-380, 63-11-1310, 63-11-1340, 63-11-1360, AND 63-11-1510, ALL RELATING TO VARIOUS AGENCY OR DEPARTMENT PROVISIONS, AND BY ADDING SECTION 1-11-185 ALL SO AS TO CONFORM THEM TO THE ABOVE PROVISIONS PERTAINING TO THE NEW DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATION OR TO SUPPLEMENT SUCH PROVISIONS; TO REPEAL SECTION 1-30-110 RELATING TO SPECIFIC AGENCIES, BOARDS, AND COMMISSIONS AND THEIR RELATED ENTITIES ADMINISTERED UNDER THE OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR; BY ADDING SECTION 1-11-15 SO AS TO TRANSFER SPECIFIC ENTITIES, OFFICES, OR DIVISIONS TO OTHER ENTITIES OR OFFICES, WITH CERTAIN EXCEPTIONS, NOT A PART OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATION; TO AMEND SECTIONS 1-11-1110 AND 1-11-1140, RELATING TO THE CONFEDERATE RELIC ROOM AND MILITARY MUSEUM UNDER THE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE CONFEDERATE RELIC ROOM AND MUSEUM SHALL BECOME A PART OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATION AND TO PROVIDE RELATED PROVISIONS; BY ADDING ARTICLE 11 TO CHAPTER 9, TITLE 11 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE REVENUE AND FISCAL AFFAIRS OFFICE AND PROVIDE FOR ITS ORGANIZATION, DUTIES, POWERS, AND PROCEDURES; TO AMEND SECTIONS 11-9-820, 11-9-825, 11-9-830, 11-9-880, AND 11-9-890, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE BOARD OF ECONOMIC ADVISORS, SO AS TO MAKE THE BOARD A DIVISION OF THE REVENUE AND FISCAL AFFAIRS OFFICE, AND TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR ITS PROCEDURES, DUTIES, AND FUNCTIONS; BY ADDING CHAPTER 79 TO TITLE 2 SO AS TO PROVIDE PROCEDURES AND REQUIREMENTS PERTAINING TO STATE AGENCY DEFICIT PREVENTION AND RECOGNITION; TO REPEAL SECTION 1-11-495 RELATING TO YEAR-END DEFICITS; TO AMEND SECTIONS 2-7-72, 2-7-73, 2-7-74, AND 2-7-76, RELATING TO THE FISCAL IMPACT OF BILLS OR RESOLUTIONS, SO AS TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR HOW THESE FISCAL IMPACTS ARE DETERMINED AND REPORTED; TO AMEND SECTIONS 48-52-410, 48-52-440, 48-52-460, 48-52-635, AND 48-52-680, RELATING TO THE STATE ENERGY OFFICE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE STATE ENERGY OFFICE SHALL BE A PART OF THE OFFICE OF REGULATORY STAFF AND TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THE PROGRAMS AND OPERATIONS OF THE STATE ENERGY OFFICE; TO AMEND SECTIONS 1-11-25 AND 1-11-26, RELATING TO THE DIVISION OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT OF THE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD AND THE RURAL INFRASTRUCTURE AUTHORITY, AND BY ADDING SECTION 11-50-65 ALL SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DIVISION OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT SHALL BECOME A PART OF THE RURAL INFRASTRUCTURE AUTHORITY, FOR THE OPERATIONS OF THE DIVISION OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT, FOR THE OPERATIONS AND EMPLOYEES OF THE RURAL INFRASTRUCTURE AUTHORITY, AND FOR THE USE AND TRANSFER OF CERTAIN FUNDING TO THE AUTHORITY; BY ADDING CHAPTER 55 TO TITLE 11 SO AS TO ESTABLISH THE STATE CONTRACTS AND ACCOUNTABILITY AUTHORITY (SCAA) AND PROVIDE FOR ITS MEMBERSHIP, DUTIES, AND FUNCTIONS; TO PROVIDE THAT THE INSURANCE RESERVE FUND IS TRANSFERRED TO THE SCAA AS ONE OF ITS DIVISIONS; TO AMEND SECTIONS 1-11-140 AND 15-78-140, RELATING TO THE PROVISIONS OF TORT LIABILITY COVERAGE BY THE STATE, SO AS TO CONFORM THESE SECTIONS TO THE ABOVE PROVISIONS; TO AMEND CHAPTER 47, TITLE 2, RELATING TO THE JOINT BOND REVIEW COMMITTEE, SO AS TO REVISE THE MANNER IN WHICH AND PROCEDURES UNDER WHICH THE COMMITTEE REVIEWS PERMANENT IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS AND THEIR FUNDING, THE PROCESS BY WHICH THESE PROJECTS AND FUNDING ARE APPROVED, AND FOR THE REPORTING OF CERTAIN NEW PROJECTS; TO AMEND SECTION 1-11-440, RELATING TO THE DUTY OF THE STATE TO DEFEND MEMBERS OF THE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD AGAINST CLAIM OR SUIT ARISING OUT OF THEIR OFFICIAL ACTIONS, SO AS TO DELETE REFERENCES TO THE BOARD AND INCLUDE REFERENCES TO THE SCAA, AND DIRECTOR OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATION; TO AMEND SECTION 2-65-15, AS AMENDED, TO AMEND SECTION 11-27-10, BY ADDING SECTION 11-31-15, TO AMEND SECTIONS 11-38-20, 11-41-70, 11-41-80, 11-41-90, 11-41-100, 11-41-180, 11-43-510, 11-45-30, 11-45-55, 11-45-105, 11-51-30, 11-51-125, 11-51-190, ALL RELATING TO VARIOUS BOND OR OTHER FINANCIAL PROVISIONS, TO AMEND SECTION 11-18-20, RELATING TO ARRA BONDS, SECTION 11-37-30, RELATING TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA RESOURCES AUTHORITY, SECTION 11-37-200, RELATING TO THE WATER RESOURCES COORDINATING COUNCIL, SECTION 11-40-20, RELATING TO THE INFRASTRUCTURE FACILITIES AUTHORITY, AND SECTION 11-40-250, ALL RELATING TO THE DIVISION OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT, SO AS TO CORRECT REFERENCES FROM THE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD TO THE APPROPRIATE ENTITY, AND TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THE USE OF CERTAIN FUNDING BY THE DIVISION OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT; TO AMEND SECTION 11-49-40, RELATING TO THE TOBACCO SETTLEMENT AUTHORITY, SECTIONS 41-43-100 AND 41-43-110, BOTH AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE JOBS-ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY, SECTION 54-3-119, RELATING TO THE SALE OF CERTAIN PROPERTY BY THE STATE PORTS AUTHORITY, SECTION 48-5-30, RELATING TO THE WATER QUALITY REVOLVING FUND AUTHORITY, SECTIONS 59-109-30 AND 59-109-40, RELATING TO THE EDUCATIONAL FACILITIES AUTHORITY FOR PRIVATE NONPROFIT INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER LEARNING, AND SECTIONS 59-115-20 AND 59-115-40, RELATING TO THE STATE EDUCATION ASSISTANCE AUTHORITY, ALL SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THEIR RESPECTIVE GOVERNING BODY SHALL BE THE SCAA, AND TO MAKE CONFORMING REFERENCES; TO REPEAL CHAPTER 4, TITLE 9 RELATING TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA PUBLIC EMPLOYEE BENEFIT AUTHORITY (PEBA), SO AS TO ABOLISH THE AUTHORITY AND TRANSFER ITS POWERS, DUTIES, AND FUNCTIONS TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA CONTRACTS AND ACCOUNTABILITY AUTHORITY FOR SPECIFIED POLICY MATTERS RELATING TO THE STATE RETIREMENT SYSTEMS AND STATE INSURANCE PROGRAMS AND TO THE DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATION AND ITS APPROPRIATE DIVISIONS FOR ADMINISTRATIVE FUNCTIONS RELATED TO THE STATE RETIREMENT SYSTEMS AND STATE INSURANCE PROGRAMS; TO AMEND ARTICLE 5, CHAPTER 11, TITLE 1, SECTIONS 8-23-20, 8-23-110, 9-1-10, 9-1-20, 9-1-230, 9-1-240, 9-1-250, 9-1-260, 9-1-270, 9-1-280, 9-1-290, 9-1-300, 9-1-310, AS AMENDED, 9-1-1020, AS AMENDED, 9-1-1060, 9-1-1070, 9-1-1085, 9-1-1090, 9-1-1140, AS AMENDED, 9-1-1175, 9-1-1310, AS AMENDED, 9-1-1320, 9-1-1340, AS AMENDED, 9-1-1515, AS AMENDED, 9-1-1750, 9-1-1775, 9-1-1810, AS AMENDED, 9-1-1830, AS AMENDED, CHAPTER 2, TITLE 9, 9-8-10, AS AMENDED, 9-8-30, AS AMENDED, 9-8-60, AS AMENDED, 9-8-140, 9-9-10, AS AMENDED, 9-9-30, AS AMENDED, 9-9-130, 9-9-160, 9-10-10, AS AMENDED, 9-10-20, 9-10-60, AS AMENDED, 9-10-80, 9-11-10, AS AMENDED, 9-11-20, 9-11-30, AS AMENDED, 9-11-45, 9-11-48, AS AMENDED, 9-11-125, AS AMENDED, 9-11-210, 9-11-225, BOTH AS AMENDED, CHAPTER 12, TITLE 9, 9-16-10, AS AMENDED, 9-16-20, 9-16-55, 9-16-80, 9-16-90, 9-16-315, 9-16-320, 9-16-330, 9-18-10, 9-20-30, 9-21-20, AND 59-1-470, ALL AS AMENDED, AND TO AMEND OR REPEAL CERTAIN PROVISIONS OF ACT 278 OF 2012, RELATING TO STATE RETIREMENT PROVISIONS, ALL SO AS TO CONFORM THEM TO THE ABOVE PROVISIONS PERTAINING TO THE ABOLISHMENT OF PEBA AND THE TRANSFER AND DEVOLVEMENT OF ITS POWERS, DUTIES, AND FUNCTIONS, AND TO REVISE CERTAIN ADDITIONAL PROVISIONS TO CONFORM THEM TO PRIOR ACTIONS TAKEN BY PEBA; BY ADDING SECTION 1-11-45 AND TO AMEND SECTIONS 11-35-310, 11-35-540, 11-35-1210, AS AMENDED, 11-35-1560, 11-35-3010, AS AMENDED, 11-35-3220, AND SUBARTICLE 3, ARTICLE 17, CHAPTER 35, TITLE 11, ALL SO AS TO ESTABLISH THE DIVISION OF PROCUREMENT SERVICES IN THE DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATION, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE DIVISION OF PROCUREMENT SERVICES SHALL EXERCISE THE FUNCTIONS, DUTIES, AND RESPONSIBILITIES IN REGARD TO THE CONSOLIDATED PROCUREMENT CODE PREVIOUSLY EXERCISED BY THE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD, EXCEPT FOR THOSE MATTERS RESERVED FOR THE SOUTH CAROLINA CONTRACTS AND ACCOUNTABILITY AUTHORITY AS PROVIDED BY LAW, AND TO ALSO REVISE THE MEMBERSHIP AND NAME OF THE PROCUREMENT REVIEW BOARD; TO AMEND SECTION 1-1-810, RELATING TO ANNUAL ACCOUNTABILITY REPORTS OF STATE AGENCIES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THESE REPORTS SHALL BE SUBMITTED TO AND DISSEMINATED BY THE STATE AUDITOR; TO AMEND SECTION 1-1-820, RELATING TO ACCOUNTABILITY REPORTS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE STATE AUDITOR WHEN CONDUCTING PERFORMANCE AUDITS OF STATE AGENCIES SHALL USE THESE REPORTS AS SOURCE MATERIAL; TO AMEND SECTION 1-6-20, RELATING TO THE STATE INSPECTOR GENERAL, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE STATE INSPECTOR GENERAL AND THE STATE AUDITOR SHALL BE LOCATED IN THE OFFICE OF ACCOUNTABILITY AND AUDITING WITHIN THE STATE CONTRACTS AND ACCOUNTABILITY AUTHORITY, BUT SHALL REMAIN INDEPENDENT ENTITIES; TO AMEND SECTION 11-7-10, RELATING IN PART TO THE APPOINTMENT OF THE STATE AUDITOR, SO AS TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR HIS SELECTION; TO AMEND SECTION 11-7-30, RELATING TO AUDITS CONDUCTED BY THE STATE AUDITOR, SO AS TO CORRECT CERTAIN REFERENCES, TO DESIGNATE SECTION 11-7-10 THROUGH 11-7-60, RELATING TO THE STATE AUDITOR, AS ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 7, TITLE 11, AND BY ADDING ARTICLE 3 TO CHAPTER 7, TITLE 11 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE CONDUCT OF PERFORMANCE AUDITS BY THE STATE AUDITOR; TO PROVIDE FOR ADDITIONAL MEMBERS OF THE NAVAL COMPLEX REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY WHO, TOGETHER WITH CERTAIN OTHER MEMBERS OF THE AUTHORITY, SHALL CONSTITUTE THE NAVAL BASE MUSEUM AUTHORITY WITH SPECIFIED POWERS AND DUTIES; AND TO PROVIDE FOR OTHER TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS, FOR THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS ACT, AND THE MANNER IN WHICH IT SHALL BE IMPLEMENTED.
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Referred to Committee on Judiciary

H. 3647 (Word version) -- Rep. Pitts: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY REPEALING SECTION 11-11-90 RELATING TO JOINT OPEN MEETINGS OF THE STANDING COMMITTEES OF EACH HOUSE OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY IN CHARGE OF APPROPRIATION MEASURES.
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Referred to Committee on Judiciary

H. 3648 (Word version) -- Reps. Pope, D. C. Moss, Felder, Norman, Long, Tallon, Cole and Allison: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 59-1-425, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE AUTHORITY OF EACH LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICT BOARD OF TRUSTEES TO ESTABLISH ANNUAL SCHOOL CALENDARS FOR SCHOOLS UNDER ITS JURISDICTION, SO AS TO ADD THE AUTHORITY TO ESTABLISH THE OPENING DATE FOR THE ANNUAL SCHOOL CALENDAR OF THESE SCHOOLS, AND TO ELIMINATE A CONFLICTING PROVISION.
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Referred to Committee on Education and Public Works

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