South Carolina Legislature


Acts
2017 Session

Listed below are the Acts from the 2017 Legislative Session. Following each Act number are the Ratification number (preceded by an R), the bill number (preceded by an H for House or an S for Senate), a brief description and the date the Act became effective. An Act will not be added to this page until it has been assigned an Act Number. The full text of an Act is included in the linked page. There is also a list of new laws listed by Effective Date.

Act No. 1 (R5, S263) Word format
-- Clemson license plates. Effective March 10, 2017
Act No. 2 (R8, S198) Word format
-- Beginner's permit, instruction permit, or driver's license for minors. Effective April 5, 2017
Act No. 3 (R9, S218) Word format
-- Employee benefit. Effective April 5, 2017
Act No. 4 (R10, S250) Word format
-- Internal Revenue Code. Effective April 5, 2017
Act No. 5 (R11, S365) Word format
-- Special license plates. Effective April 5, 2017
Act No. 6 (R13, H3358) Word format
-- Id cards. Effective April 5, 2017
Act No. 7 (R14, H3582) Word format
-- Voting precincts. Effective April 5, 2017
Act No. 8 (R15, H3661) Word format
-- Calhoun county voting precincts. Effective April 5, 2017
Act No. 9 (R16, H3803) Word format
-- Dillon County voting precincts. Effective April 5, 2017
Act No. 10 (R18, S354) Word format
-- Certificate of need. Effective April 24, 2017
Act No. 11 (R20, H3438) Word format
-- Drug substitutions. Effective April 24, 2017
Act No. 12 (R21, H3517) Word format
-- Hunting and fishing. Effective April 24, 2017
Act No. 13 (R22, H3726) Word format
-- SC Retirement system. Effective July 1, 2017
Act No. 14 (R23, H3793) Word format
-- Higher Ed mission and goals. Effective April 24, 2017
Act No. 15 (R39, H3150) Word format
-- Special elections. See Act
Act No. 16 (R25, S181) Word format
-- S.C. Hazardous Waste Management Act. Effective May 9, 2017
Act No. 17 (R26, S213) Word format
-- College and University Trustee Screening Commission. Effective May 9, 2017
Act No. 18 (R27, S342) Word format
-- Engineer immunity. Effective May 9, 2017
Act No. 19 (R28, S344) Word format
-- Driver's license or permit. Effective May 9, 2017
Act No. 20 (R36, S530) Word format
-- Pelham-Batesville Fire District. Effective May 9, 2017
Act No. 21 (R37, S617) Word format
-- Special License Plates. Effective May 9, 2017
Act No. 22 (R38, H3034) Word format
-- In-state tuition. Effective May 9, 2017
Act No. 23 (R41, H3221) Word format
-- Fiscal practices and budgetary conditions. Effective May 9, 2017
Act No. 24 (R43, H3441) Word format
-- Workers' Compensation. Effective May 9, 2017
Act No. 25 (R44, H3792) Word format
-- Football stadiums. Effective May 9, 2017
Act No. 26 (R45, H3936) Word format
-- Charleston county voting precincts. Effective May 9, 2017
Act No. 27 (R46, S200) Word format
-- Sign erection and maintenance. Effective May 10, 2017
Act No. 28 (R47, S315) Word format
-- Hurricane, Earthquake and Fire Advisory Committee. Effective May 10, 2017
Act No. 29 (R48, S359) Word format
-- Unfair trade practices for motor fuel retailers. Effective May 10, 2017
Act No. 30 (R49, S465) Word format
-- Shellfish. Effective May 10, 2017
Act No. 31 (R50, S570) Word format
-- Misdemeanors. Effective May 10, 2017
Act No. 32 (R52, S279) Word format
-- Appraisal Management Company Registration Act. See Act
Act No. 33 (R53, S334) Word format
-- Permits for alcohol at motorsport and tennis events. Effective May 10, 2017
Act No. 34 (R54, S444) Word format
-- Motor vehicles. Effective November 10, 2017
Act No. 35 (R55, H3220) Word format
-- S.C. Education and Economic Development Coordinating Council. Effective May 10, 2017
Act No. 36 (R58, H3538) Word format
-- Persons with Disabilities Right to Parent Act. Effective May 10, 2017
Act No. 37 (R59, H3559) Word format
-- Industrial hemp cultivation. Effective May 10, 2017
Act No. 38 (R61, H3879) Word format
-- Workers' Compensation burial expenses. Effective May 10, 2017
Act No. 39 (R62, H3883) Word format
-- Pyramid Promotional Scheme Prohibition Act. Effective May 10, 2017
Act No. 40 (R51, H3516) Word format
-- SC Infrastructure and Economic Development Reform Act. See Act
Act No. 41 (R56, H3349) Word format
-- Nurse Licensure Compact. Effective May 10, 2017
Act No. 42 (R63, S9) Word format
-- Medical expense policy. Effective May 19, 2017
Act No. 43 (R64, S61) Word format
-- State health plan. Effective May 19, 2017
Act No. 44 (R65, S114) Word format
-- Alcoholic beverages. Effective November 19, 2017
Act No. 45 (R66, S116) Word format
-- Alcohol license requirements. See Act
Act No. 46 (R67, S173) Word format
-- Law Enforcement Training Council new definitions. Effective May 19, 2017
Act No. 47 (R68, S234) Word format
-- Medical information confidentiality. Effective May 19, 2017
Act No. 48 (R69, S254) Word format
-- Own Risk and Solvency Assessment Act. Effective May 19, 2017
Act No. 49 (R70, S271) Word format
-- Inmates. Effective May 19, 2017
Act No. 50 (R71, S275) Word format
-- Breweries. Effective May 19, 2017
Act No. 51 (R72, S321) Word format
-- Recreational vehicles. See Act
Act No. 52 (R73, S325) Word format
-- Disabilities. Effective May 19, 2017
Act No. 53 (R76, S411) Word format
-- Central Carolina Technical College Commission. Effective May 19, 2017
Act No. 54 (R80, S462) Word format
-- Uniform high school diplomas. See Act
Act No. 55 (R81, S463) Word format
-- Insurance. Effective May 19, 2017
Act No. 56 (R82, S480) Word format
-- Denmark Technical College. See Act
Act No. 57 (R85, S488) Word format
-- Dealer license and demonstration plates. Effective May 19, 2017
Act No. 58 (R91, S637) Word format
-- Spartanburg County voting precincts. Effective July 1, 2017
Act No. 59 (R92, S651) Word format
-- Berkeley County voting precincts. Effective May 19, 2017
Act No. 60 (R93, H3041) Word format
-- Criminal background check requirements of Real Estate Commission. Effective May 19, 2017
Act No. 61 (R94, H3132) Word format
-- Hospice programs. Effective May 19, 2017
Act No. 62 (R95, H3137) Word format
-- Sale of the alcoholic liquors. Effective May 19, 2017
Act No. 63 (R96, H3176) Word format
-- Individual retirement accounts. Effective May 19, 2017
Act No. 64 (R97, H3215) Word format
-- Impersonating a lawyer. Effective May 19, 2017
Act No. 65 (R100, H3256) Word format
-- Palmetto Cross Special License Plates. Effective May 19, 2017
Act No. 66 (R101, H3289) Word format
-- Safe following distance. Effective May 19, 2017
Act No. 67 (R102, H3352) Word format
-- Office of Freedom of Information Act Review. Effective May 19, 2017
Act No. 68 (R103, H3406) Word format
-- Maintenance tax imposed by Workers' Comp Commissions. See Act
Act No. 69 (R104, H3429) Word format
-- Bankruptcy exemptions. Effective May 19, 2017
Act No. 70 (R105, H3488) Word format
-- Insurance. Effective May 19, 2017
Act No. 71 (R106, H3601) Word format
-- Bear hunting. Effective May 19, 2017
Act No. 72 (R108, H3665) Word format
-- Hunting and Fishing. Effective July 1, 2017
Act No. 73 (R109, H3667) Word format
-- Saluda County voting precincts. Effective May 19, 2017
Act No. 74 (R110, H3719) Word format
-- Fires. Effective May 19, 2017
Act No. 75 (R111, H3742) Word format
-- Probation, Parole and Pardon. Effective May 19, 2017
Act No. 76 (R112, H3817) Word format
-- Pharmacies. Effective May 19, 2017
Act No. 77 (R114, H3861) Word format
-- Real-estate commission authority. Effective May 19, 2017
Act No. 78 (R115, H3864) Word format
-- Child passenger restraint. Effective May 19, 2017
Act No. 79 (R116, H3898) Word format
-- Adoption disclosure information. Effective May 19, 2017
Act No. 80 (R117, H3927) Word format
-- Interest rates on bonds approved by Fiscal Accountability Authority. Effective May 19, 2017
Act No. 81 (R119, H4033) Word format
-- Speeding in work zones. Effective May 19, 2017
Act No. 82 (R120, H4178) Word format
-- Newberry County voting precincts. Effective May 19, 2017
Act No. 83 (R121, H4179) Word format
-- Abbeville County voting precincts. Effective May 19, 2017
Act No. 84 (R122, H4183) Word format
-- Clarendon County voting precincts. Effective May 19, 2017
Act No. 85 (R123, H4204) Word format
-- Greenwood County voting precincts. Effective May 19, 2017
Act No. 86 (R57, H3531) Word format
-- Wild cats, Apes, and Bears. See Act
Act No. 87 (R34, S415) Word format
-- Probate Court. See Act
Act No. 88 (R79, S443) Word format
-- Night hunting. Effective May 19, 2017
Act No. 89 (R99, H3247) Word format
-- Mopeds. See Act
Act No. 90 (R107, H3647) Word format
-- Time shares. Effective May 19, 2017
Act No. 91 (R113, H3824) Word format
-- Prescription drug monitoring program. Effective May 19, 2017
Act No. 92 (R118, H4003) Word format
-- Produce Safety Act. Effective May 19, 2017
Act No. 93 (R75, S366) Word format
-- Mortgage lending and licensing. Effective September 16, 2017
Act No. 94 (R130, H3969) Word format
-- Education Oversight Committee. Effective June 10, 2017
Act No. 95 (R125, S179) Word format
-- Drug or Alcohol-Related Overdose Medical Treatment. Effective June 10, 2017
Act No. 96 (R126, S289) Word format
-- SC Crime Victim Services Act. Effective July 1, 2017
Act No. 97 (R128, H3720) Word format
-- Appropriations Bill, 2017-2018. See Act
Act No. 98 (R129, H3721) Word format
-- Capital Reserve Fund. See Act
Act No. 99 (R3, S338) Word format
-- School start date. Effective February 28, 2017
Act No. 100 (R1, S42) Word format
-- School District 4. Effective February 28, 2017
Act No. 101 (R40, H3171) Word format
-- Charleston County School District. Effective May 9, 2017
Act No. 102 (R6, S457) Word format
-- Board of Trustees Fairfield County School District. Effective April 4, 2017
Act No. 103 (R24, H4067) Word format
-- Florence County Board of Trustees. Effective April 24, 2017
Act No. 104 (R42, H3346) Word format
-- Pickens County School Board of Trustees. Effective May 9, 2017
Act No. 105 (R98, H3231) Word format
-- Civil service commission in the City of Spartanburg. Effective May 19, 2017
Act No. 106 (R86, S562) Word format
-- Act No. 321, Consolidation of Sumter County School District. Effective June 6, 2017
Act No. 107 (R19, S568) Word format
-- Williamsburg County School District Board of Trustees. Effective May 3, 2017
Act No. 108 (R12, S496) Word format
-- Shellfish (D. No. 4736). Effective April 5, 2017
Act No. 109 (R17, H3908) Word format
-- State of emergency management standards (D. No. 4703). Effective April 5, 2017
Act No. 110 (R29, S372) Word format
-- Health Care Administrators. Effective May 9, 2017
Act No. 111 (R30, S374) Word format
-- Tuberculosis. Effective May 9, 2017
Act No. 112 (R31, S375) Word format
-- Drycleaning facility restoration (D. No. 4705). Effective May 9, 2017
Act No. 113 (R32, S376) Word format
-- Underground Storage Tanks (D. No. 4706). Effective May 9, 2017
Act No. 114 (R33, S378) Word format
-- Pharmacy Board. Effective May 9, 2017
Act No. 115 (R35, S453) Word format
-- WIC Vendors (D. No. 4671). Effective May 9, 2017
Act No. 116 (R77, S421) Word format
-- General Regulations (D. No. 4686). Effective May 19, 2017
Act No. 117 (R78, S422) Word format
-- Natural Resources Department (D. No. 4741). Effective May 19, 2017
Act No. 118 (R83, S485) Word format
-- SC National Guard Assistance Program (D. No. 4730). Effective May 19, 2017
Act No. 119 (R84, S486) Word format
-- Free tuition for residents sixty years of age (D. No. 4728). Effective May 19, 2017
Act No. 120 (R87, S601) Word format
-- Certification requirements (D. No. 4698). Effective May 19, 2017
Act No. 121 (R88, S602) Word format
-- Credential Classification (D. No. 4699). Effective May 19, 2017
Act No. 122 (R89, S603) Word format
-- Requirements for additional areas of certification (D. No. 4701). Effective May 19, 2017
Act No. 123 (R90, S604) Word format
-- Administrative and professional personnel qualifications, duties, and workloads (D No. 4695). Effective May 19, 2017
Act No. 124 (R124, H4247) Word format
-- Terms and Conditions for the public's use of state lakes and ponds (D. No. 4727). Effective May 19, 2017
Act No. 125 (R60, H3587) Word format
-- Seizure Safety in Schools Study Committee. Effective May 10, 2017
Act No. 126 (R7, H3677) Word format
-- Code volumes revised and adopted. Effective March 10, 2017
Act No. 127 (R131, S456) Word format
-- Beginner's permits. Effective February 5, 2018
Act No. 128 (R132, S680) Word format
-- Florence County voting precincts. Effective July 1, 2017
Act No. 129 (R133, S882) Word format
-- Code volumes; To adopt volumes 15A and 18. See Act
Act No. 130 (R134, H4180) Word format
-- Boundary lines of Beaufort and Jasper counties. Effective February 7, 2018
Act No. 131 (R135, S297) Word format
-- Security officers. Effective February 12, 2018
Act No. 132 (R136, H3653) Word format
-- Manufacturing or industrial facilities. Effective February 12, 2018
Act No. 133 (R137, H4268) Word format
-- Horry County voting precincts. Effective February 12, 2018
Act No. 134 (R138, S105) Word format
-- Contested cases in the Administrative Law Court. Effective March 12, 2018
Act No. 135 (R139, S185) Word format
-- Funeral service provider definitions. Effective March 12, 2018
Act No. 136 (R140, S884) Word format
-- Voting precincts in Greenwood County. Effective March 12, 2018
Act No. 137 (R141, S885) Word format
-- Voting precincts in Newberry County. Effective March 12, 2018
Act No. 138 (R143, H3649) Word format
-- Architectural Examiners Board. Effective March 12, 2018
Act No. 139 (R144, H3929) Word format
-- Agricultural animal facilities. Effective March 12, 2018
Act No. 140 (R145, H4005) Word format
-- SC Native Plant Week. Effective March 12, 2018
Act No. 141 (R148, H4858) Word format
-- Dr. Ronald McNair Day. Effective March 12, 2018
Act No. 142 (R151, H4977) Word format
-- Governor and Lieutenant Governor Restructuring. Effective March 15, 2018
Act No. 143 (R149, H3926) Word format
-- Pharmacy Practice Act. Effective March 20, 2018
Act No. 144 (R152, H3442) Word format
-- Adoption. Effective April 4, 2018
Act No. 145 (R153, H3513) Word format
-- Retired educator teaching certificates. Effective April 4, 2018
Act No. 146 (R154, H3701) Word format
-- Foster Care. Effective April 4, 2018
Act No. 147 (R155, H4729) Word format
-- Alcohol licenses. Effective April 4, 2018
Act No. 148 (R156, H4868) Word format
-- PEBA audit. Effective April 4, 2018
Act No. 149 (R157, H4869) Word format
-- Employment termination, payments. Effective April 4, 2018
Act No. 150 (R158, H4870) Word format
-- Voting precincts, Lancaster County. Effective April 4, 2018
Act No. 151 (R160, H4981) Word format
-- Voting precincts, York County. Effective April 4, 2018
Act No. 152 (R161, H3591) Word format
-- First Steps. Effective April 12, 2018
Act No. 153 (R162, S340) Word format
-- Poet Laureate. Effective April 17, 2018
Act No. 154 (R164, S1014) Word format
-- Regional Health Services Board of Directors. Effective April 17, 2018
Act No. 155 (R165, S1038) Word format
-- Capital projects sales tax. Effective April 17, 2018
Act No. 156 (R166, S1101) Word format
-- Act No. 205, Private For-Profit pipeline companies. Effective April 17, 2018
Act No. 157 (R168, S1144) Word format
-- Newberry County Voting precincts. Effective April 17, 2018
Act No. 158 (R169, H4654) Word format
-- Insurance producers. Effective April 17, 2018
Act No. 159 (R170, S499) Word format
-- Driver's licenses. Effective May 3, 2018
Act No. 160 (R171, S805) Word format
-- Children's Advocacy Department. Effective July 1, 2019
Act No. 161 (R172, S937) Word format
-- Denmark Technical College. Effective May 3, 2018
Act No. 162 (R173, S1041) Word format
-- Vulnerable adults. Effective May 3, 2018
Act No. 163 (R175, H3177) Word format
-- Native American Indian Groups. Effective May 3, 2018
Act No. 164 (R176, H3698) Word format
-- Hunting and Fishing. Effective May 3, 2018
Act No. 165 (R177, H3699) Word format
-- Health information. Effective May 3, 2018
Act No. 166 (R178, H3822) Word format
-- Controlled substance schedules. Effective May 3, 2018
Act No. 167 (R179, H4411) Word format
-- Coastal Zone Management Appellate Panel. Effective May 3, 2018
Act No. 168 (R180, H4488) Word format
-- Confidentiality exceptions. Effective May 3, 2018
Act No. 169 (R182, H4600) Word format
-- Opioids. Effective May 3, 2018
Act No. 170 (R183, H4644) Word format
-- Solid Waste Emergency Fund. Effective May 3, 2018
Act No. 171 (R184, H4655) Word format
-- SC Insurance Data Security Act. Effective January 1, 2019
Act No. 172 (R185, H4656) Word format
-- Reinsurance credits. Effective May 3, 2018
Act No. 173 (R186, H4683) Word format
-- Beachfront Management Reform Act. Effective May 3, 2018
Act No. 174 (R187, H4704) Word format
-- Permits to utilize critical areas. Effective May 3, 2018
Act No. 175 (R188, H4832) Word format
-- Foster care review board. Effective May 3, 2018
Act No. 176 (R190, H4946) Word format
-- Shellfish. Effective May 3, 2018
Act No. 177 (R192, H5038) Word format
-- Pharmacy benefit manager. Effective May 3, 2018




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