SENATE TO MEET AT 12:00 NOON TODAY

NO. 51

CALENDAR

OF THE

SENATE

OF THE

STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA

REGULAR SESSION BEGINNING TUESDAY, JANUARY 8, 2013

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TUESDAY, APRIL 9, 2013
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Tuesday, April 9, 2013

JOINT ASSEMBLY

Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at Noon:
S. 480 (Word version)--Senators Alexander, Hutto and Rankin: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO FIX NOON ON WEDNESDAY, MAY 1, 2013, AS THE TIME TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO THE MEMBER OF THE PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION FOR THE FIRST DISTRICT FOR A TERM EXPIRING ON JUNE 30, 2016; TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO THE MEMBER OF THE PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION FOR THE THIRD DISTRICT FOR A TERM EXPIRING ON JUNE 30, 2016; TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO THE MEMBER OF THE PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION FOR THE FIFTH DISTRICT FOR A TERM EXPIRING ON JUNE 30, 2016; AND TO ELECT A PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSIONER FOR THE SEVENTH DISTRICT, AS A SUCCESSOR TO THE PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSIONER FOR THE AT-LARGE SEAT, FOR A TERM EXPIRING ON JUNE 30, 2016.
(Adopted--March 6, 2013)

INVITATIONS

Tuesday, April 9, 2013 - 12:00 - 2:00 pm
Members of the Senate and Staff, Luncheon, State House Grounds, by the SC REALTORS
(Accepted--March 20, 2013)

Tuesday, April 9, 2013 - 6:00 - 8:00 pm
Members of the Senate, Reception, Seawell's, by the HOME BUILDERS ASSOCIATION OF SC "BIRD SUPPER"
(Accepted--March 20, 2013)

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Tuesday, April 9, 2013 - 7:00 - 9:00 pm
Members of the Senate, Reception, Capital City Club, by the SC GOVERNOR'S SCHOOL FOR SCIENCE AND MATHMATICS
(Accepted--March 20, 2013)

Wednesday, April 10, 2013 - 8:00 - 10:00 am
Members of the Senate and Staff, Breakfast, Room 112, Blatt Building, by the AMI KIDS
(Accepted--March 20, 2013)

Wednesday, April 10, 2013 - 12:00 - 2:00 pm
Members of the Senate and Staff, Luncheon, State House Grounds, by the JASPER COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE "JASPER COUNTY DAY"
(Accepted--March 20, 2013)

Wednesday, April 10, 2013 - 6:00 - 8:00 pm
Members of the Senate and Staff, Reception, Columbia Convention Center, by the YORK COUNTY REGIONAL CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
(Accepted--March 20, 2013)

Wednesday, April 10, 2013 - 7:00 - 9:00 pm
Members of the Senate and Staff, Reception, 701 Whaley, by the CLEMSON UNIVERSITY
(Accepted--March 20, 2013)

Thursday, April 11, 2013 - 8:00 - 10:00 am
Members of the Senate and Staff, Breakfast, Room 112, Blatt Building, by the CITY OF CAMDEN
(Accepted--March 20, 2013)

Tuesday, April 16, 2013 - 6:00 - 8:00 am
Members of the Senate, Reception, Americraft-Cantey Builidng State Fair Grounds, by the CITADEL ALUMNI ASSOCIATION BARBECUE
(Accepted--March 20, 2013)

Wednesday, April 17, 2013 - 8:00 - 10:00 am
Members of the Senate, Breakfast, Room 112, Blatt Building, by the SC ASSOCIATION OF PROBATE JUDGES
(Accepted--March 20, 2013)

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Wednesday, April 17, 2013 - 12:00 - 2:00 pm
Members of the Senate, Luncheon, Room 112, Blatt Building, by the SC CHAPTER OF AMERICAN SOCIETY OF LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTS
(Accepted--March 20, 2013)

Wednesday, April 17, 2013 - 6:00 - 8:00 pm
Members of the Senate and Staff, Reception, The Palmetto Club, by the CAROLINAS AGC
(Accepted--March 20, 2013)

Wednesday, April 17, 2013 - 7:00 - 9:00 pm
Members of the Senate and Staff, Reception, The Seibels House and Garden, by the CONSERVATION VOTERS OF SC
(Accepted--March 20, 2013)

Tuesday, April 23, 2013 - 12:00 - 2:00 pm
Members of the Senate and Staff, Luncheon, State House Grounds, by the STATE FARM INSURANCE "STATE FARM DAY AT THE CAPITOL"
(Accepted--March 20, 2013)

Tuesday, April 23, 2013 - 6:00 - 8:00 pm
Members of the Senate, Reception, The Clarion, by the SC ASSOCIATION OF MUNICIPAL POWER SYSTEMS
(Accepted--March 20, 2013)

Wednesday, April 24, 2013 - 8:00 - 10:00 am
Members of the Senate, Breakfast, Room 112, Blatt Building, by the SC CHAPTERS OF DELTA SIGMA THETA
(Accepted--March 20, 2013)

Wednesday, April 24, 2013 - 12:00 - 2:00 pm
Members of the Senate and Staff, Luncheon, State House Grounds, by the SC RESTAURANT AND LODGING ASSOCIATION "TASTE OF SC"
(Accepted--March 20, 2013)

Wednesday, April 24, 2013 - 6:00 - 8:00 pm
Members of the Senate and Staff, Reception, 1619 Pendleton Street, by the INN AT USC WYNDAM GARDEN
(Accepted--March 20, 2013)

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Wednesday, April 24, 2013 - 7:00 - 9:00 pm
Members of the Senate and Staff, Reception, Columbia Convention Center, by the AFFORDABLE HOUSING COALITION OF SC
(Accepted--March 20, 2013)

Thursday, April 25, 2013 - 8:00 - 10:00 am
Members of the Senate, Breakfast, Room 112, Blatt Building, by the SC ASSOCIATION OF CONVENIENCE STORES
(Accepted--March 20, 2013)

Tuesday, April 30, 2013 - 6:00 - 8:00 am
Members of the Senate and Staff, Reception, Capital City Stadium, by the BLUECROSS BLUESHIELD OF SC "20TH ANNUAL LEGISLATIVE SOFTBALL GAME AND PICNIC"
(Accepted--March 20, 2013)

UNCONTESTED LOCAL

THIRD READING BILL

S. 358 (Word version)--Senator Pinckney: A BILL TO AMEND ACT 601 OF 1971, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE JASPER COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION AS THE GOVERNING BODY OF THE JASPER COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT BEGINNING WITH THE YEAR 2013, THE COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION RATHER THAN THE COUNTY COUNCIL SHALL IMPOSE THE TAX LEVY NECESSARY FOR SCHOOL PURPOSES, AND TO PROVIDE FOR PROCEDURES FOR AND LIMITATIONS ON THIS SCHOOL TAX LEVY.
(Without reference--February 7, 2013)
(Read the second time--February 19, 2013)

MOTION PERIOD

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INTERRUPTED DEBATE

(Debate was interrupted by adjournment on Thursday, March 21, 2013)
S. 308 (Word version)--Senators Bennett, Shealy, Grooms, Hembree, L. Martin, Massey, Campbell, Turner, Thurmond, Bryant, Verdin, S. Martin, Davis, Bright, Corbin, Campsen and Cromer: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 16-23-465 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO THE CARRYING OF A CONCEALED WEAPON IN A BUSINESS THAT SELLS ALCOHOL TO BE CONSUMED ON THE PREMISES, TO PERMIT THE POSSESSION OF A WEAPON UNLESS NOTICE OF A PROHIBITION IS PROVIDED BY THE BUSINESS, TO PROHIBIT THE CONSUMPTION OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES IN A BUSINESS BY SOMEONE CARRYING A FIREARM, AND TO REDUCE THE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS.
(Read the first time--January 29, 2013)
(Reported by Committee on Judiciary--February 20, 2013)
(Majority Favorable with amendments)
(Minority Unfavorable)
(Special Order--March 20, 2013)

STATEWIDE THIRD READING BILLS

S. 142 (Word version)--Senator Malloy: A BILL TO AMEND THE "OMNIBUS CRIME REDUCTION AND SENTENCING REFORM ACT OF 2010", CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY AMENDING SECTION 16-11-110, RELATING TO ARSON, SO AS TO RESTRUCTURE THE DEGREES OF ARSON; BY AMENDING SECTION 16-23-500, RELATING TO THE UNLAWFUL POSSESSION OF A FIREARM OR AMMUNITION BY A PERSON CONVICTED OF A VIOLENT CRIME CLASSIFIED AS A FELONY, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IT IS A VIOLATION OF PROBATION, PAROLE, COMMUNITY SUPERVISION, OR ANY OTHER SUPERVISION PROGRAM OPERATED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF PROBATION, PAROLE AND PARDON SERVICES FOR AN OFFENDER TO PURCHASE OR

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POSSESS A FIREARM, AMMUNITION, OR ANY OTHER DANGEROUS WEAPON; BY AMENDING SECTION 22-3-560, RELATING TO THE ABILITY OF MAGISTRATES TO PUNISH BREACHES OF THE PEACE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT MAGISTRATES MAY PUNISH BREACHES OF THE PEACE BY A FINE NOT EXCEEDING FIVE HUNDRED DOLLARS OR IMPRISONMENT FOR A TERM NOT EXCEEDING THIRTY DAYS, OR BOTH; BY AMENDING SECTION 22-5-920, RELATING TO THE EXPUNGEMENT OF YOUTHFUL OFFENDERS' RECORDS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT EXPUNGEMENT DOES NOT APPLY TO OFFENSES IN WHICH REGISTRATION ON THE SEXUAL OFFENDER REGISTRY IS REQUIRED, EXCEPT IN CASES IN WHICH A DETERMINATION IS MADE BY THE SENTENCING COURT THAT THE SEXUAL CONDUCT WITH A VICTIM OF AT LEAST FOURTEEN YEARS OF AGE WAS CONSENSUAL; BY AMENDING SECTION 24-19-10, RELATING TO THE DEFINITION OF A "YOUTHFUL OFFENDER", SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IF THE OFFENDER COMMITTED BURGLARY IN THE SECOND DEGREE PURSUANT TO SECTION 16-11-312(B), THE OFFENDER MUST RECEIVE AND SERVE A MINIMUM SENTENCE OF AT LEAST THREE YEARS, NO PART OF WHICH MAY BE SUSPENDED, AND THE PERSON IS NOT ELIGIBLE FOR CONDITIONAL RELEASE UNTIL THE PERSON HAS SERVED THE THREE-YEAR MINIMUM SENTENCE; BY AMENDING SECTION 24-21-5 AND SECTION 24-21-100, RELATING TO ADMINISTRATIVE MONITORING BY THE DEPARTMENT OF PROBATION, PAROLE AND PARDON SERVICES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THE PROCEDURES THE DEPARTMENT SHALL FOLLOW WHEN NOTIFYING PERSONS UNDER ADMINISTRATIVE MONITORING; BY AMENDING SECTION 24-21-280, RELATING TO COMPLIANCE CREDITS OF PERSONS UNDER THE SUPERVISION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF PROBATION, PAROLE AND PARDON SERVICES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT AN INDIVIDUAL MAY EARN UP TO TWENTY DAYS OF COMPLIANCE CREDITS FOR EACH THIRTY-DAY PERIOD IN WHICH THE DEPARTMENT DETERMINES THAT THE INDIVIDUAL HAS SUBSTANTIALLY FULFILLED ALL OF THE

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CONDITIONS OF SUPERVISION; BY AMENDING SECTION 44-53-370 AND SECTION 44-53-375, RELATING TO CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE OFFENSES, SO AS TO REMOVE CERTAIN PROVISIONS PERTAINING TO PRIOR AND SUBSEQUENT CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE CONVICTIONS; BY AMENDING SECTION 44-53-470, RELATING TO WHEN A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE OFFENSE IS CONSIDERED A SECOND OR SUBSEQUENT OFFENSE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A CONVICTION FOR TRAFFICKING IN CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES MUST BE CONSIDERED A PRIOR OFFENSE FOR PURPOSES OF ANY CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE PROSECUTION; BY AMENDING SECTION 56-1-396, RELATING TO THE DRIVERS LICENSE SUSPENSION AMNESTY PERIOD, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT QUALIFYING SUSPENSIONS DO NOT INCLUDE SUSPENSIONS PURSUANT TO SECTION 56-5-2990 OR SECTION 56-5-2945, AND DO NOT INCLUDE SUSPENSIONS PURSUANT TO SECTION 56-1-460, IF THE PERSON DRIVES A MOTOR VEHICLE WHEN THE PERSON'S LICENSE HAS BEEN SUSPENDED OR REVOKED PURSUANT TO SECTION 56-5-2990 OR SECTION 56-5-2945; AND BY AMENDING SECTION 56-1-460, RELATING TO THE OFFENSE OF DRIVING UNDER SUSPENSION, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT FOR A THIRD OR SUBSEQUENT OFFENSE, THE PERSON MUST BE FINED ONE THOUSAND DOLLARS, AND IMPRISONED FOR UP TO NINETY DAYS OR CONFINED TO THE PERSON'S PLACE OF RESIDENCE PURSUANT TO THE HOME DETENTION ACT FOR UP TO NINETY DAYS.
(Read the first time--January 8, 2013)
(Reported by Committee on Judiciary--February 6, 2013)
(Favorable with amendments)
(Committee Amendment Adopted--February 12, 2013)
(Amended--February 12, 2013)
(Read the second time--February 12, 2013)
(Ayes 36 Nays 0--February 12, 2013)
(Senators Bright and Lourie desire to be present.)

S. 53 (Word version)--Senators Campsen, Hayes and Young: A JOINT RESOLUTION PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO SECTION 7, ARTICLE VI OF THE CONSTITUTION OF

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SOUTH CAROLINA, 1895, RELATING TO THE CONSTITUTIONAL OFFICERS OF THIS STATE, BEGINNING UPON THE EXPIRATION OF THE TERM OF THE SUPERINTENDENT OF EDUCATION SERVING IN OFFICE ON THE DATE OF THE RATIFICATION OF THIS PROVISION, TO DELETE THE SUPERINTENDENT OF EDUCATION FROM THE LIST OF STATE OFFICERS WHICH THE CONSTITUTION REQUIRES TO BE ELECTED, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE SUPERINTENDENT OF EDUCATION MUST BE APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR UPON THE ADVICE AND CONSENT OF THE SENATE AND MUST SERVE AT THE PLEASURE OF THE GOVERNOR; AND TO REQUIRE THAT THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY PROVIDE BY LAW FOR THE DUTIES, COMPENSATION, AND QUALIFICATIONS FOR OFFICE, AND THE PROCEDURES BY WHICH THE APPOINTMENT IS MADE.
(Read the first time--January 8, 2013)
(Reported by Committee on Judiciary--February 20, 2013)
(Majority Favorable with amendments)
(Minority Unfavorable)
(Set for Special Order--February 26, 2013)
(Read the second time--March 7, 2013)
(Committee Amendment Adopted--March 12, 2013)
(Amended--March 12, 2013)
(Third reading failed and reconsider--March 13,2013)
(Senators Jackson and Ford desire to be present.)

S. 521 (Word version)--Senators Campsen, Sheheen and Scott: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 59-3-10 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO THE ELECTION OF THE STATE SUPERINTENDENT OF EDUCATION, TO PROVIDE FOR THE APPOINTMENT OF THE SUPERINTENDENT BY THE GOVERNOR, WITH THE ADVICE AND CONSENT OF THE SENATE, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE TERM, QUALIFICATIONS, AND FILLING OF A VACANCY IN

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THE OFFICE SUPERINTENDENT; AND TO REPEAL SECTION 59-3-20.
(Read the first time--March 12, 2013)
(Reported by Committee on Education--March 13, 2013)
(Favorable with amendments)
(Read the second time--March 13, 2013)
(Amendment proposed--March 14, 2013)
(Document No. 521R002.JS)
(Senator Reese desires to be present.)

S. 539 (Word version)--Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY BOARD, RELATING TO REQUIREMENTS OF LICENSURE FOR OCCUPATIONAL THERAPISTS, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 4328, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
(Without reference--March 19, 2013)
(Read the second time--March 21, 2013)
(Ayes 31 Nays 7--March 21, 2013)

S. 541 (Word version)--Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING AND REGULATION - PANEL FOR DIETETICS, RELATING TO CODE OF ETHICS, INTERPRETATION OF STANDARDS, AND REPORTING OF DISCIPLINARY ACTIONS, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 4327, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
(Without reference--March 19, 2013)
(Read the second time--March 21, 2013)
(Ayes 37 Nays 3--March 21, 2013)

S. 542 (Word version)--Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING AND REGULATION - BUILDING CODES COUNCIL, RELATING TO INTERNATIONAL BUILDING CODE, INTERNATIONAL FIRE CODE, INTERNATIONAL FUEL GAS CODE, AND NATIONAL ELECTRICAL CODE, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER

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4320, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
(Without reference--March 19, 2013)
(Read the second time--March 21, 2013)
(Ayes 32 Nays 9--March 21, 2013)

S. 176 (Word version)--Senator Young: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 22-3-1000 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO THE TIME FOR A MOTION FOR NEW TRIAL AND APPEAL IN MAGISTRATES COURT, TO INCREASE THE TIME PERIOD IN WHICH A MOTION FOR A NEW TRIAL MAY BE MADE FROM FIVE TO TEN DAYS.
(Read the first time--January 8, 2013)
(Reported by Committee on Judiciary--March 20, 2013)
(Favorable)
(Read the second time--March 21, 2013)
(Ayes 41 Nays 0--March 21, 2013)

S. 284 (Word version)--Senators Hutto and Ford: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 16-3-2100 SO AS TO REQUIRE THE POSTING OF INFORMATION REGARDING THE NATIONAL HUMAN TRAFFICKING RESOURCE CENTER HOTLINE IN CERTAIN BUSINESS ESTABLISHMENTS, PROVIDE THE LANGUAGE FOR THE POSTING, AND PROVIDE A PENALTY FOR FAILURE TO POST.
(Read the first time--January 23, 2013)
(Reported by Committee on Judiciary--March 20, 2013)
(Favorable with amendments)
(Committee Amendment Adopted--March 21, 2013)
(Read the second time--March 21, 2013)
(Ayes 40 Nays 0--March 21, 2013)

S. 296 (Word version)--Senators Jackson, McElveen, Coleman, Ford, Campbell, Young, Allen, Pinckney, Cleary, Williams, Cromer, Nicholson, Johnson, Fair, McGill, Bright, Verdin, Gregory, Setzler, Shealy, Matthews, Turner, Thurmond, Peeler, Lourie, Leatherman, Scott and Alexander: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 16-11-535 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO MALICIOUS INJURY TO A PLACE OF WORSHIP, TO PROVIDE THAT WHOEVER WILFULLY, UNLAWFULLY, AND MALICIOUSLY VANDALIZES,

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DEFACES, DAMAGES, OR DESTROYS OR ATTEMPTS TO VANDALIZE, DEFACE, DAMAGE, OR DESTROY ANY FIXTURES OR IMPROVEMENTS OF A PLACE OF WORSHIP, OR AIDS, AGREES WITH, EMPLOYS, OR CONSPIRES WITH ANY PERSON TO DO OR CAUSE TO BE DONE ANY OF THESE ACTS IS GUILTY OF A FELONY AND, UPON CONVICTION, MUST BE IMPRISONED NOT LESS THAN SIX MONTHS NOR MORE THAN TEN YEARS OR FINED NOT MORE THAN TEN THOUSAND DOLLARS, OR BOTH.
(Read the first time--January 24, 2013)
(Reported by Committee on Judiciary--March 20, 2013)
(Favorable)

(Amended--March 21, 2013)
(Read the second time--March 21, 2013)
(Ayes 41 Nays 0--March 21, 2013)

S. 405 (Word version)--Senator L. Martin: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 1-23-560, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE APPLICATION OF THE CODE OF JUDICIAL CONDUCT TO 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.
(Read the first time--February 20, 2013)
(Reported by Committee on Judiciary--March 20, 2013)
(Favorable with amendments)
(Committee Amendment Adopted--March 21, 2013)
(Read the second time--March 21, 2013)
(Ayes 38 Nays 3--March 21, 2013)

S. 460 (Word version)--Senator Hayes: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 38-45-90, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE DUTY OF DUE CARE THAT A SURPLUS LINES INSURANCE BROKER MUST EXERCISE WHEN PLACING BUSINESS WITH NONADMITTED INSURERS, SO AS TO EXEMPT THOSE

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BROKERS FROM THIS REQUIREMENT WHEN SEEKING TO PROCURE OR PLACE NONADMITTED INSURANCE FOR AN EXEMPT COMMERCIAL PURCHASER IN CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.
(Read the first time--February 28, 2013)
(Reported by Committee on Banking and Insurance--March 20, 2013)
(Favorable)
(Read the second time--March 21, 2013)
(Ayes 39 Nays 1--March 21, 2013)

STATEWIDE SECOND READING BILLS

S. 306 (Word version)--Senator Campsen: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 50-1-130 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO PENALTIES ASSOCIATED WITH MISDEMEANOR OFFENSES CONTAINED IN TITLE 50, TO REVISE THE PENALTIES FOR THESE OFFENSES, AND TO PROVIDE THAT MAGISTRATE'S COURT HAS BOTH ORIGINAL AND CONCURRENT JURISDICTION OVER MISDEMEANOR OFFENSES.
(Read the first time--January 29, 2013)
(Reported by Committee on Fish, Game and Forestry--February 7, 2013)
(Favorable)
(Senator Campsen desires to be present.)

S. 6 (Word version)--Senator Peeler: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 40-11-260, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO FINANCIAL STATEMENTS AND NET WORTH REQUIREMENTS FOR GENERAL CONTRACTORS AND MECHANICAL CONTRACTORS, SO AS TO ADJUST THE NET WORTH REQUIREMENTS FOR LICENSURE AND LICENSE RENEWAL, AND TO DELETE OBSOLETE LANGUAGE.
(Read the first time--January 8, 2013)
(Reported by Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry--February 20, 2013)
(Favorable)
(Senator Leatherman desires to be present.)

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S. 211 (Word version)--Senator Leatherman: A BILL TO TO ENACT THE "BUDGET PROVISO CODIFICATION ACT OF 2013".(Abbreviated Title)
(Read the first time--January 10, 2013)
(Reported by Committee on Finance--February 20, 2013)
(Favorable)
(Senator Leatherman desires to be present.)

S. 146 (Word version)--Senator Fair: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 1, TITLE 24, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS, SO AS TO DEVOLVE ITS DUTIES, FUNCTIONS, AND RESPONSIBILITIES UPON THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY AND INSTITUTIONAL CORRECTIONS; BY ADDING CHAPTER 2 TO TITLE 24 SO AS TO ESTABLISH THE SOUTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY AND INSTITUTIONAL CORRECTIONS; TO AMEND SECTION 24-19-10, AS AMENDED, 24-19-20, 24-19-30, 24-19-40, 24-19-50, 24-19-60, 24-19-110, AS AMENDED, AND 24-19-160, RELATING TO THE CORRECTION AND TREATMENT OF YOUTHFUL OFFENDERS, SO AS TO SUBSTITUTE THE TERM "DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS" FOR THE TERM "DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY AND INSTITUTIONAL CORRECTIONS", TO SUBSTITUTE THE TERM "YOUTHFUL OFFENDER DIVISION" FOR THE TERM "YOUTHFUL OFFENDER PAROLE AND REENTRY SERVICES DIVISION, TO DELETE THE TERM "TREATMENT" AND ITS DEFINITION, TO PROVIDE A DEFINITION FOR THE TERM "CRIMINOGENIC RISKS AND NEEDS", TO PROVIDE THAT THE DIVISION OF YOUTHFUL OFFENDER PAROLE AND REENTRY SERVICES SHALL CONSIDER ITS CLIENTS CRIMINOGENIC RISKS AND TO REVISE THE PROVISIONS RELATING TO THE HOUSING AND TREATMENT OF YOUTHFUL OFFENDERS, TO SUBSTITUTE THE TERM "DEPARTMENT OF PROBATION, PAROLE AND PARDON SERVICES" FOR THE TERM "DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY AND INSTITUTIONAL CORRECTIONS", TO MAKE TECHNICAL CHANGES, AND TO SUBSTITUTE THE TERM "PROBATION, PAROLE, AND PARDON SERVICES BOARD" FOR THE TERM "PAROLE AND

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PARDON SERVICES BOARD"; AND TO AMEND CHAPTER 21, TITLE 24, RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF PROBATION, PAROLE AND PARDON SERVICES, SO AS TO DEVOLVE ITS DUTIES, FUNCTIONS, AND RESPONSIBILITIES UPON THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY AND INSTITUTIONAL CORRECTIONS, TO REVISE THE DEFINITION OF THE TERM "HEARING OFFICER", TO SUBSTITUTE THE TERM "BOARD OF PROBATION, PAROLE AND PARDON SERVICES" FOR THE TERM "BOARD OF PAROLE AND PARDON SERVICES", TO REVISE THE BOARD'S DUTIES, AND TO PROVIDE THAT CERTAIN YOUTHFUL OFFENDERS SHALL NOT BE REQUIRED TO PAY SUPERVISION FEES.
(Read the first time--January 8, 2013)
(Polled by Committee on Corrections and Penology--February 27, 2013)
(Favorable with amendments)
(Senator Pinckney desires to be present.)

S. 163 (Word version)--Senators Campbell, McGill, O'Dell, Cleary and Ford: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-62-50 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO THE TAX REBATE TO A MOTION PICTURE PRODUCTION COMPANY BY THE SOUTH CAROLINA FILM COMMISSION, TO PROVIDE THAT THE REBATE MAY NOT EXCEED TWENTY PERCENT OF THE TOTAL AGGREGATE PAYROLL FOR PERSONS SUBJECT TO INCOME TAX WITHHOLDINGS OF SOUTH CAROLINA AND MAY NOT EXCEED TWENTY-FIVE PERCENT FOR RESIDENTS OF SOUTH CAROLINA AND FOR PERSONS EMPLOYED WITH THE PRODUCTION WHEN TOTAL PRODUCTION COSTS IN THIS STATE EQUAL OR EXCEED ONE MILLION DOLLARS DURING THE TAXABLE YEAR; AND TO AMEND SECTION 12-62-60, RELATING TO REBATES TO MOTION PICTURE PRODUCTION COMPANIES, TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT MAY REBATE UP TO THIRTY PERCENT OF THE EXPENDITURES IN

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SOUTH CAROLINA IF THERE IS A MINIMUM IN-STATE EXPENDITURE OF ONE MILLION DOLLARS.
(Read the first time--January 8, 2013)
(Reported by Committee on Finance--February 27, 2013)
(Favorable with amendments)
(Senator Jackson desires to be present.)

S. 234 (Word version)--Senators Coleman, Johnson and McElveen: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING CHAPTER 67 TO TITLE 12 SO AS TO ENACT THE "SOUTH CAROLINA ABANDONED BUILDINGS REVITALIZATION ACT" WHICH PROVIDES THAT A TAXPAYER MAKING INVESTMENTS OF A CERTAIN SIZE IN REHABILITATING AN ABANDONED BUILDING MAY AT HIS OPTION RECEIVE SPECIFIED INCOME TAX CREDITS OR CREDITS AGAINST THE PROPERTY TAX LIABILITY.
(Read the first time--January 15, 2013)
(Reported by Committee on Finance--February 27, 2013)
(Favorable with amendments)
(Committee Amendment Amended and Adopted--March 6, 2013)
(Senator Bryant desires to be present.)

S. 514 (Word version)--Senators Alexander and Ford: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE EXPIRED LICENSE OF ANY COSMETOLOGIST, ESTHETICIAN, NAIL TECHNICIAN, OR INSTRUCTOR WHOSE LICENSE EXPIRED ON MARCH 10, 2013, UNTIL JUNE 10, 2013, SO THAT THE APPROPRIATE CONTINUING EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS MAY BE MET FOR LICENSURE RENEWAL.
(Read the first time--March 12, 2013)
(Recalled from Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry--March 12, 2013)
(Senator Alexander desires to be present.)

H. 3620 (Word version)--Reps. Sandifer and Gambrell: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 38-90-160, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE EXEMPTION OF CAPTIVE INSURANCE COMPANIES FROM CERTAIN PROVISIONS OF TITLE 38, SO AS TO

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PROVIDE AN INDUSTRIAL INSURED CAPTIVE INSURANCE COMPANY IS SUBJECT TO CERTAIN REQUIREMENTS CONCERNING REPORTS FOR RISK-BASED CAPITAL, ACQUISITIONS DISCLOSURE, AND ASSET DISPOSITION, AND CEDED REINSURANCE AGREEMENTS, AND TO PROVIDE THE DIRECTOR OF THE DEPARTMENT OF INSURANCE MAY ELECT NOT TO TAKE REGULATORY ACTION CONCERNING RISK-BASED CAPITAL IN SPECIFIC CIRCUMSTANCES.
(Read the first time--March 7, 2013)
(Reported by Committee on Banking and Insurance--March 13, 2013)
(Favorable)

H. 3621 (Word version)--Reps. Sandifer and Gambrell: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 38-5-120, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE REVOCATION OR SUSPENSION OF A CERTIFICATE OF AUTHORITY TO TRANSACT BUSINESS IN THIS STATE BY AN INSURER, SO AS TO REVISE PROVISIONS CONCERNING A REVOCATION OF THE LICENSEE OF A HAZARDOUS INSURER.
(Read the first time--March 7, 2013)
(Reported by Committee on Banking and Insurance--March 13, 2013)
(Favorable with amendments)

H. 3724 (Word version)--Rep. Ballentine: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 7-7-465, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE DESIGNATION OF PRECINCTS IN RICHLAND COUNTY, SO AS TO REDESIGNATE CERTAIN PRECINCTS, TO DESIGNATE A 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, AND TO CORRECT ARCHAIC LANGUAGE.
(Read the first time--March 13, 2013)
(Recalled from Committee on Judiciary--March 13, 2013)
(Senator Jackson desires to be present.)

S. 247 (Word version)--Senators Corbin, Bryant, Verdin, Cleary, Hembree, Peeler, Fair, Shealy, Grooms, Campbell, Cromer and Turner:

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A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 25-1-80 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA UNORGANIZED MILITIA.
(Read the first time--January 16, 2013)
(Polled by General Committee--March 14, 2013)
(Majority Favorable)
(Minority Unfavorable)

S. 313 (Word version)--Senators Hayes, Courson, Setzler, Matthews, Lourie, Hutto, Jackson, Rankin, L. Martin, O'Dell, Malloy and Ford: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING CHAPTER 62 TO TITLE 59 SO AS TO ESTABLISH A SCHOOL DISTRICT CHOICE PROGRAM AND OPEN ENROLLMENT PROGRAM WITHIN THE PUBLIC SCHOOL SYSTEM OF THIS STATE, TO PROVIDE FOR A VOLUNTARY PILOT TESTING OF THE PROGRAM BEFORE FULL IMPLEMENTATION, TO DEFINE CERTAIN TERMS, TO PROVIDE FOR AN APPLICATION PROCESS FOR STUDENTS WISHING TO TRANSFER, TO PROVIDE RESPONSIBILITIES, STANDARDS, AND CRITERIA CONCERNING SENDING AND RECEIVING SCHOOLS AND SCHOOL DISTRICTS, TO PROVIDE STANDARDS OF APPROVAL, PRIORITIES FOR ACCEPTING STUDENTS AND CRITERIA FOR DENYING STUDENTS, TO PROVIDE THAT WITH CERTAIN EXCEPTIONS THE PARENT IS RESPONSIBLE FOR TRANSPORTING THE STUDENT TO SCHOOL, TO PROVIDE THAT DISTRICTS SHALL RECEIVE ONE HUNDRED PERCENT OF THE BASE STUDENT COST FROM THE STATE FOR NONRESIDENT STUDENTS ENROLLED PURSUANT TO THIS CHAPTER, TO PROVIDE THAT A STUDENT GENERALLY MAY NOT PARTICIPATE IN INTERSCHOLASTIC ATHLETIC CONTESTS AND COMPETITIONS FOR ONE YEAR AFTER HIS DATE OF ENROLLMENT, TO PROVIDE THAT A RECEIVING DISTRICT SHALL ACCEPT CERTAIN CREDITS TOWARD A STUDENT'S REQUIREMENTS FOR GRADUATION AND SHALL AWARD A DIPLOMA TO A NONRESIDENT STUDENT WHO MEETS ALL REQUIREMENTS FOR GRADUATION, TO PROVIDE

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THAT A SCHOOL DISTRICT MAY CONTRACT WITH CERTAIN ENTITIES FOR THE PROVISION OF SERVICES, TO PROVIDE THAT THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION ANNUALLY SHALL SURVEY SCHOOL DISTRICTS TO DETERMINE PARTICIPATION IN THE OPEN ENROLLMENT PROGRAM AND PROVIDE CERTAIN DELETED REPORTS ON THE PROGRAM TO THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY, TO PROVIDE A DISTRICT MAY RECEIVE CERTAIN WAIVERS CONCERNING THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THIS ACT, AND TO PROVIDE THAT IMPLEMENTATION OF THIS PROGRAM EACH FISCAL YEAR IS CONTINGENT UPON THE APPROPRIATION OF ADEQUATE FUNDING BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY.
(Read the first time--January 30, 2013)
(Reported by Committee on Education--March 14, 2013)
(Favorable with amendments)
(Committee Amendment Adopted--March 19, 2013)
(Amendment proposed--March 21, 2013)
(Document No. 313R0001.KB)

S. 540 (Word version)--Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE PERPETUAL CARE CEMETERY BOARD, RELATING TO PERPETUAL CARE CEMETERY BOARD, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 4168, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
(Without reference--March 19, 2013)
(Senator Alexander desires to be present.)

S. 173 (Word version)--Senators Young, Campsen and Sheheen: A JOINT RESOLUTION PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO SECTION 7, ARTICLE VI OF THE CONSTITUTION OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1895, RELATING TO, THE CONSTITUTIONAL OFFICERS OF THIS STATE, TO DELETE THE ADJUTANT GENERAL FROM THE LIST OF STATE OFFICERS WHICH THE CONSTITUTION REQUIRES TO BE ELECTED AND PROVIDE THAT THE ADJUTANT GENERAL MUST BE APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR UPON THE ADVICE AND CONSENT OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY FOR A TERM

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COTERMINOUS WITH THE GOVERNOR UPON THE EXPIRATION OF THE TERM OF THE ADJUTANT GENERAL SERVING IN OFFICE ON THE DATE OF THE RATIFICATION OF THIS PROVISION, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY SHALL PROVIDE BY LAW FOR THE DUTIES, COMPENSATION, AND QUALIFICATIONS FOR OFFICE, THE PROCEDURES BY WHICH THE APPOINTMENT IS MADE, AND THE PROCEDURES BY WHICH THE ADJUTANT GENERAL MAY BE REMOVED FROM OFFICE; AND PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO SECTION 4, ARTICLE XIII, RELATING TO THE ADJUTANT GENERAL AND HIS STAFF OFFICERS, TO UPDATE REFERENCES TO HIS TITLE AND MILITARY RANK, AND TO PROVIDE THAT UPON THE EXPIRATION OF THE TERM OF THE ADJUTANT GENERAL SERVING IN OFFICE ON THE DATE OF THE RATIFICATION OF THIS PROVISION, HE MUST BE APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR IN THE MANNER REQUIRED BY SECTION 7, ARTICLE VI.
(Read the first time--January 8, 2013)
(Reported by Committee on Judiciary--March 20, 2013)
(Majority Favorable with amendments)
(Minority Unfavorable)

S. 334 (Word version)--Senators Leatherman, O'Dell, Bryant, Matthews, Jackson, Malloy, McGill, Fair, Coleman, Ford, Johnson, McElveen, Pinckney, Scott, Setzler, Williams, Nicholson, Allen, Lourie and Reese: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 12-4-352 SO AS TO REQUIRE THE GOVERNOR TO DEVELOP A PROTECTION PLAN TO MINIMIZE THE ACTUAL AND POTENTIAL COSTS AND EFFECTS OF IDENTITY THEFT DUE TO THE CYBER SECURITY BREACH AT THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE BY PROVIDING IDENTITY THEFT PROTECTION AND IDENTITY THEFT RESOLUTION SERVICES, TO REQUIRE THE GOVERNOR TO DEVELOP A POLICY THAT ENSURES THE SAFETY OF ALL PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION IN THE POSSESSION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE, INCLUDING THE ENCRYPTION OF PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION, TO SET FORTH THE PROCESS BY

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WHICH IDENTITY THEFT PROTECTION AND RESOLUTION SERVICES ARE PROCURED, TO REQUIRE THE GOVERNOR AND THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE TO ATTEMPT TO MAKE ENROLLMENT IN THESE PROGRAMS AS EASY AS POSSIBLE, TO PROVIDE THAT THESE PROGRAMS MUST BE FREE OF CHARGE TO THE ELIGIBLE PERSONS, AND TO DEFINE TERMS; BY ADDING SECTION 12-6-1141, SO AS TO PROVIDE AN INDIVIDUAL INCOME TAX DEDUCTION FOR THE ACTUAL COSTS, BUT NOT EXCEEDING TWO HUNDRED DOLLARS FOR AN INDIVIDUAL TAXPAYER, AND NOT EXCEEDING THREE HUNDRED DOLLARS FOR A JOINT RETURN OR A RETURN CLAIMING DEPENDENTS, INCURRED BY A TAXPAYER IN THE TAXABLE YEAR TO PURCHASE IDENTITY THEFT PROTECTION AND IDENTITY THEFT RESOLUTION SERVICES; BY ADDING PART 7 TO CHAPTER 6, TITLE 37 SO AS TO ESTABLISH WITHIN THE DEPARTMENT OF CONSUMER AFFAIRS THE IDENTITY THEFT UNIT AND TO PROVIDE ITS DUTIES; BY ADDING CHAPTER 36 TO TITLE 1 SO AS TO ESTABLISH THE DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION SECURITY, TO PROVIDE THAT THE MISSION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION SECURITY IS TO PROTECT THE STATE'S INFORMATION AND CYBER SECURITY INFRASTRUCTURE, TO PROVIDE THAT THE DIRECTOR OF THE DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION SECURITY IS THE CHIEF INFORMATION SECURITY OFFICER OF THE STATE AND TO PROVIDE THE CHIEF INFORMATION SECURITY OFFICER IS APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR, AND TO DEFINE TERMS, TO ESTABLISH THE TECHNOLOGY INVESTMENT COUNCIL TO ADOPT AND ANNUALLY REVIEW A STATEWIDE TECHNOLOGY PLAN, TO PROVIDE FOR THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE COUNCIL, AND TO REQUIRE REPORTS; TO AMEND SECTION 1-3-240, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO OFFICERS THAT ONLY MAY BE REMOVED BY THE GOVERNOR FOR CAUSE, SO AS TO ADD THE CHIEF INFORMATION SECURITY OFFICER; TO AMEND SECTION 1-30-10, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DEPARTMENTS WITHIN THE EXECUTIVE BRANCH OF STATE GOVERNMENT, SO AS TO ADD THE

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DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION SECURITY; AND BY ADDING CHAPTER 79 TO TITLE 2 SO AS TO CREATE THE JOINT INFORMATION SECURITY OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE TO CONDUCT A CONTINUING STUDY OF THE LAWS OF THIS STATE AFFECTING CYBER SECURITY, INCLUDING THE RECEIPT OF IMPEDIMENTS TO IMPROVED CYBER SECURITY, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE COMMITTEE.
(Read the first time--February 6, 2013)
(Reported by Committee on Finance--March 20, 2013)
(Favorable with amendments)

S. 464 (Word version)--Senator Hayes: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 38-77-150, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE MANDATORY UNINSURED MOTORIST PROVISION FOR AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE POLICIES, SO AS TO INCREASE THE MINIMUM COVERAGE TO TWENTY-FIVE THOUSAND DOLLARS.
(Read the first time--February 28, 2013)
(Reported by Committee on Banking and Insurance--March 20, 2013)
(Favorable with amendments)

S. 472 (Word version)--Senators Campsen, Gregory, S. Martin, Shealy, Massey, Thurmond, Bright, Bryant, Davis, Turner, Young, Alexander, Grooms, Verdin, Hayes, Corbin, Bennett, Hembree, Fair and L. Martin: A BILL TO AMEND ARTICLE 5, CHAPTER 1, TITLE 59 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO EDUCATION, TO ENACT THE "STUDENT ASSOCIATION FREEDOM OF RELIGION ACT", BY ADDING SECTION 59-1-436 TO PROVIDE FOR DEFINITIONS RELATED TO THE ACT, AND THAT NO PUBLIC INSTITUTION OF HIGHER LEARNING SHALL TAKE ANY ACTION OR ENFORCE ANY POLICY THAT WOULD DENY A RELIGIOUS STUDENT ASSOCIATION ANY BENEFIT AVAILABLE TO ANY OTHER STUDENT ASSOCIATION BASED ON THE RELIGIOUS STUDENT ASSOCIATION'S REQUIREMENT THAT ITS LEADERS

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OR MEMBERS ADHERE TO ITS SINCERELY HELD RELIGIOUS BELIEFS OR STANDARDS OF CONDUCT.
(Read the first time--February 28, 2013)
(Reported by Committee on Judiciary--March 20, 2013)
(Majority Favorable with amendments)
(Minority Unfavorable)

H. 3248 (Word version)--Reps. Rutherford, King, Loftis, Gilliard, Jefferson and Williams: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 16-13-510, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO FINANCIAL IDENTITY FRAUD, SO AS TO ADD CONFORMING LANGUAGE CONTAINED IN FINANCIAL TRANSACTION CARD CRIME TO PROVIDE THAT IT IS NOT A DEFENSE WHEN SOME OF THE ACTS OF THE CRIME DID NOT OCCUR IN THIS STATE OR WITHIN A CITY, COUNTY, OR LOCAL JURISDICTION; AND TO AMEND SECTION 37-20-130, RELATING TO THE INITIATION OF A LAW ENFORCEMENT INVESTIGATION OF IDENTITY THEFT, SO AS TO DELETE THE LANGUAGE ALLOWING REFERRAL OF THE MATTER TO THE LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY WHERE THE CRIME WAS COMMITTED FOR INVESTIGATION.
(Read the first time--January 17, 2013)
(Reported by Committee on Judiciary--March 20, 2013)
(Favorable with amendments)

S. 553 (Word version)--Judiciary Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE WORKERS' COMPENSATION COMMISSION, RELATING TO MEDIATION, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 4286, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
(Without reference--March 20, 2013)

S. 117 (Word version)--Senators Hayes, Courson, O'Dell, Verdin and Ford: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 44-66-75 SO AS TO REQUIRE A HEALTH CARE PROVIDER TO GIVE A PATIENT AN OPPORTUNITY TO AUTHORIZE DISCLOSURE OF CERTAIN INFORMATION TO DESIGNATED FAMILY MEMBERS AND OTHER

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INDIVIDUALS AND TO AUTHORIZE THE INVOLVEMENT OF THESE FAMILY MEMBERS AND OTHER INDIVIDUALS IN THE TREATMENT OF THE PATIENT; TO SPECIFY WHEN THE OPPORTUNITY TO SIGN AN AUTHORIZATION MUST BE PROVIDED TO A PATIENT AND TO SPECIFY THE CONTENTS OF THE AUTHORIZATION; AND TO PROVIDE CIVIL AND CRIMINAL IMMUNITY FOR GOOD FAITH DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION; AND TO AMEND SECTION 44-66-20, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS IN THE ADULT HEALTH CARE CONSENT

ACT, SO AS TO DEFINE "PATIENT" AND "TREATMENT" AND TO AMEND OTHER DEFINITIONS.
(Read the first time--November 8, 2013)
(Reported by Committee on Medical Affairs--March 21, 2013)
(Favorable with amendments)

S. 301 (Word version)--Senators Bennett, Campbell and Ford: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-43-220, OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO THE CLASSIFICATION OF PROPERTY FOR PURPOSES OF PROPERTY TAX AND THE ASSESSMENT RATIOS APPLICABLE FOR EACH CLASS OF PROPERTY, TO PROVIDE THAT RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY OWNED BY AN ACTIVE DUTY MEMBER OF THE ARMED FORCES OF THE UNITED STATES, WHO IS A LEGAL RESIDENT OF THIS STATE, ELIGIBLE FOR AND RECEIVING THE SPECIAL FOUR PERCENT ASSESSMENT RATIO ALLOWED OWNER-OCCUPIED RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY RETAINS THAT ASSESSMENT RATIO AND EXEMPTIONS BASED ON THAT CLASSIFICATION FOR SO LONG AS THE OWNER REMAINS ON ACTIVE DUTY IN THE ARMED FORCES OF THE UNITED STATES REGARDLESS OF DUTY STATION AND DOES NOT CLAIM THE SPECIAL FOUR PERCENT ASSESSMENT RATIO ON ANY OTHER RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY OWNED BY THE SERVICE MEMBER OR A MEMBER OF HIS HOUSEHOLD IN THIS STATE AND TO PROVIDE THAT THIS RETAINING OF THE SPECIAL FOUR PERCENT ASSESSMENT RATIO

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MUST BE CONSTRUED AS A PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTION.
(Read the first time--January 29, 2013)
(Reported by Committee on Finance--March 21, 2013)
(Favorable with amendments)

S. 341 (Word version)--Senators Alexander, Reese, Fair, Lourie, Cromer, L. Martin, Campbell, Shealy and Ford: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, TO ENACT THE "EMERSON ROSE ACT" BY ADDING SECTION 44-37-70 SO AS TO REQUIRE EACH BIRTHING FACILITY LICENSED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL TO PERFORM A PULSE OXIMETRY SCREENING ON EVERY NEWBORN IN ITS CARE, WHEN THE BABY IS TWENTY-FOUR TO FORTY-EIGHT HOURS OF AGE, OR AS LATE AS POSSIBLE IF THE BABY IS DISCHARGED FROM THE HOSPITAL BEFORE REACHING TWENTY-FOUR HOURS OF AGE.
(Read the first time--February 6, 2013)
(Reported by Committee on Medical Affairs--March 21, 2013)
(Favorable with amendments)

S. 406 (Word version)--Senators Peeler and Ford: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 44-53-190, AS AMENDED, SECTIONS 44-53-210, 44-53-230, 44-53-250, AND 44-53-270, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING, RESPECTIVELY, TO DRUGS DESIGNATED AS SCHEDULE I, II, III, IV, AND V CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES AND SECTION 44-53-1510, RELATING TO DRUGS DESIGNATED AS ANABOLIC STEROIDS, ALL SO AS TO ALPHABETIZE THESE LISTINGS AND TO ADD DRUGS TO THESE DESIGNATIONS TO CONFORM TO FEDERAL DRUG DESIGNATIONS AND DESIGNATIONS OF ADJACENT

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STATES IN ORDER TO ENHANCE AND IMPROVE ILLICIT DRUG ENFORCEMENT.
(Read the first time--February 20, 2013)
(Committed to Committee on Judiciary--February 20, 2013)
(Recalled from Committee on Judiciary--February 21, 2013)
(Committed to Committee on Medical Affairs--February 21, 2013)
(Reported by Committee on Medical Affairs--March 21, 2013)
(Favorable with amendments)

S. 437 (Word version)--Senators Cleary, Reese, Rankin, Campsen, Hembree, Davis, McGill, Thurmond, Campbell, Cromer and Ford: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-43-220, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO VALUATION AND CLASSIFICATION OF PROPERTY FOR PURPOSES OF THE PROPERTY TAX, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE OWNER-OCCUPANT OF RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY QUALIFIES FOR THE FOUR PERCENT ASSESSMENT RATIO ALLOWED OWNER-OCCUPIED RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY, IF THE OWNER IS OTHERWISE QUALIFIED AND THE RESIDENCE IS NOT RENTED FOR MORE THAN ONE HUNDRED DAYS A YEAR, AND TO DELETE OTHER REFERENCES TO RENTAL OF THESE RESIDENCES; AND TO AMEND SECTION 12-54-240, RELATING TO DISCLOSURE OF RECORDS, REPORTS, AND RETURNS WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE, SO AS TO PROVIDE VERIFICATION THAT THE FEDERAL SCHEDULE E CONFORMS WITH THE SAME DOCUMENT REQUIRED BY A COUNTY ASSESSOR IS NOT PROHIBITED.
(Read the first time--February 27, 2013)
(Reported by Committee on Finance--March 21, 2013)
(Favorable with amendments)
(Senator Setzler desires to be present.)

S. 438 (Word version)--Senators L. Martin, Campbell and Ford: 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

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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.
(Read the first time--February 27, 2013)
(Reported by Committee on Finance--March 21, 2013)
(Favorable)

H. 3047 (Word version)--Reps. Hardwick and Sottile: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 50-5-581 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IT IS UNLAWFUL FOR A PERSON TO GIG FOR FLOUNDER IN SALT WATERS DURING DAYLIGHT HOURS, TO DEFINE THE TERM "DAYLIGHT HOURS", AND TO PROVIDE A PENALTY.
(Read the first time--February 20, 2013)
(Reported by Committee on Fish, Game and Forestry--March 21, 2013)
(Favorable with amendments)

H. 3426 (Word version)--Reps. Thayer, Bowen and Putnam: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO AUTHORIZE THE STATE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD TO TRANSFER OWNERSHIP OF THE WILLIAMSTON NATIONAL GUARD ARMORY TO THE TOWN OF WILLIAMSTON.
(Read the first time--January 31, 2013)
(Reported by Committee on Finance--March 21, 2013)
(Favorable)

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H. 3571 (Word version)--Reps. Barfield and Hardee: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 50-13-665, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO BAIT THAT MAY BE USED WITH TROTLINES, SET HOOKS, AND JUGS, SO AS TO REVISE THE SIZE OF HOOKS THAT MAY BE USED TO FISH ALONG CERTAIN RIVERS.
(Read the first time--March 7, 2013)
(Reported by Committee on Fish, Game and Forestry--March 21, 2013)
(Favorable with amendments)

H. 3579 (Word version)--Rep. Barfield: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 50-13-325, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE TAKING OF NONGAME FISH IN GILL NETS, SO AS TO REDUCE THE MINIMUM DISTANCE REQUIRED BETWEEN NETS PLACED ON THE LITTLE PEE DEE RIVER UPSTREAM OF PUNCH BOWL LANDING.
(Read the first time--March 7, 2013)
(Reported by Committee on Fish, Game and Forestry--March 21, 2013)
(Favorable)

H. 3586 (Word version)--Rep. George: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO AUTHORIZE THE STATE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD TO TRANSFER OWNERSHIP OF THE MULLINS NATIONAL GUARD ARMORY TO THE CITY OF MULLINS.
(Read the first time--February 28, 2013)
(Reported by Committee on Finance--March 21, 2013)
(Favorable)

SENATE RESOLUTIONS

S. 391 (Word version)--Senators Matthews, Courson, Hayes, Jackson, Setzler, Williams, Nicholson and Scott: A SENATE RESOLUTION TO STRONGLY ENCOURAGE THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF SOUTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY TO DELAY ITS SEARCH AND SELECTION OF A PRESIDENT OF THE UNIVERSITY UNTIL AFTER THE MEMBERS TO SEATS REPRESENTING THE FIFTH,

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SIXTH, AND SEVENTH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICTS AND AT-LARGE SEATS NINE, ELEVEN, AND TWELVE ARE ELECTED DURING THE 2013 SOUTH CAROLINA LEGISLATIVE SESSION.
(Introduced--February 14, 2013)
(Reported by Committee on Education--February 27, 2013)
(Favorable)
(Senator Ford desires to be present.)

S. 498 (Word version)--Senators Bennett and Hutto: A SENATE RESOLUTION TO DECLARE MAY 2013 AS "BLADDER CANCER AWARENESS MONTH" IN SOUTH CAROLINA, TO PROMOTE UNDERSTANDING OF THE GROWING RISK OF BLADDER CANCER IN THE UNITED STATES, TO ENCOURAGE RESEARCH IN THE MEDICAL COMMUNITY TO IDENTIFY THE CAUSES AND DEVELOP A CURE FOR THE DISEASE, AND TO COMMEND BOY SCOUT TROOP 2 FROM SUMMERVILLE FOR ITS EFFORTS IN THIS ENDEAVOR.
(Introduced--March 7, 2013)
(Reported by Committee on Medical Affairs--March 21, 2013)
(Favorable)

CONCURRENT RESOLUTION

S. 479 (Word version)--Senator Courson: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO AUTHORIZE PALMETTO GIRLS STATE TO USE THE CHAMBERS OF THE SENATE AND THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES ON FRIDAY, JUNE 14, 2013.
(Introduced--March 5, 2013)
(Polled by Committee on Invitations--March 21, 2013)
(Favorable)

S. 493 (Word version)--Senator Sheheen: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO DECLARE THURSDAY, APRIL 11, 2013, AS "CITY OF CAMDEN DAY" IN SOUTH CAROLINA.
(Introduced--March 7, 2013)
(Polled by Committee on Invitations--March 21, 2013)
(Favorable)

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S. 499 (Word version)--Senator Shealy: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE SOUTH CAROLINA GENERAL ASSEMBLY'S AND THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA'S SUPPORT FOR ORGAN, EYE, AND TISSUE DONATION AND TO DESIGNATE THURSDAY, APRIL 4, 2013, AS "ORGAN DONOR REGISTRATION DAY" IN SOUTH CAROLINA.
(Introduced--March 7, 2013)
(Reported by Committee on Medical Affairs--March 21, 2013)
(Favorable)

H. 3615 (Word version)--Reps. Goldfinch and Hardwick: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO MEMORIALIZE THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO ENACT LEGISLATION THAT GIVES THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA AUTHORITY TO MANAGE ITS STOCK OF BLACK SEA BASS (CENTROPRISTIS STRIATA) IN BOTH STATE AND FEDERAL WATERS.
(Introduced--February 28, 2013)
(Reported by Committee on Fish, Game and Forestry--March 21, 2013)
(Favorable)

H. 3714 (Word version)--Rep. Delleney: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO AUTHORIZE PALMETTO BOYS STATE TO USE THE CHAMBERS OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES AND THE SENATE ON FRIDAY, JUNE 14, 2013, FROM 11:30 A.M. TO 1:00 P.M. FOR ITS ANNUAL STATE HOUSE MEETING.
(Introduced--February 28, 2013)
(Polled by Committee on Invitations--March 21, 2013)
(Favorable)

H. 3749 (Word version)--Reps. Horne, Harrell, Murphy and Erickson: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO DECLARE MAY 2013 AS "BLADDER CANCER AWARENESS MONTH" IN SOUTH CAROLINA, TO PROMOTE UNDERSTANDING OF THE GROWING RISK OF BLADDER CANCER IN THE UNITED STATES, TO ENCOURAGE RESEARCH IN THE MEDICAL COMMUNITY TO IDENTIFY THE CAUSES AND DEVELOP A CURE FOR THE DISEASE,

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AND TO COMMEND BOY SCOUT TROOP 2 FROM SUMMERVILLE FOR ITS EFFORTS IN THIS ENDEAVOR.
(Introduced--March 6, 2013)
(Reported by Committee on Medical Affairs--March 21, 2013)
(Favorable)

H. 3800 (Word version)--Reps. Huggins and Ballentine: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND CONGRATULATE COLUMBIA RADIO PERSONALITY JONATHON RUSH ON THE TWENTY-FIFTH ANNIVERSARY OF HIS RADIO PROGRAM, THE MORNING RUSH, TO COMMEND HIM FOR THE MANY CONTRIBUTIONS HE HAS MADE TO THE COLUMBIA-AREA METROPOLITAN RADIO MARKET, AND TO DECLARE MARCH 21, 2013, AS JONATHON RUSH DAY IN SOUTH CAROLINA.
(Introduced--March 13, 2013)
(Polled by Committee on Invitations--March 21, 2013)
(Favorable)


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