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The Senate assembled at 11:00 A.M., the hour to which it stood adjourned and was called to order by the ACTING PRESIDENT, Senator PATTERSON.
The following Bill was read the third time and having received three readings in both Houses, it was ordered that the title be changed to that of an Act and enrolled for Ratification:
H. 4397 -- Reps. Wilkins, Huff, Sharpe, H. Brown, D. Smith, Cato, Townsend, Haskins, J. Brown, Littlejohn, Herdklotz, Hutson, J. Young, Jennings, Simrill, Bailey, Harrell, Allison, Law, Walker, Gamble and Richardson: A BILL ENACTING THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT INDUSTRIAL CLUSTER ACT OF 1996, BY AMENDING THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTIONS 12-6-3480, 38-7-190, AND 12-10-45 SO AS TO ALLOW CERTAIN INCOME TAX CREDITS TO BE APPLIED AGAINST INSURANCE PREMIUM TAX LIABILITIES AND VICE VERSA AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE DESIGNATION OF ADDITIONAL ENTERPRISE ZONES IN THE CASE OF PROJECTS OF QUALIFYING TIRE MANUFACTURERS; TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-3360, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE TARGETED JOBS TAX CREDIT, SO AS TO EXTEND THE TAX CREDIT CARRY FORWARD PERIOD FROM TEN TO FIFTEEN YEARS; TO AMEND SECTION 12-10-70, RELATING TO ADDITIONAL TAX CREDITS ALLOWED IN ENTERPRISE ZONES AND OTHER SITUATIONS RELATED TO SOCIO-ECONOMIC STATUS, SO AS TO EXTEND THESE PROVISIONS TO QUALIFYING TIRE MANUFACTURERS AND ALLOW THE QUALIFICATION OF A PERCENTAGE OF TRANSFERRED EMPLOYEES AS NEW EMPLOYEES IN THE CASE OF AN ELIGIBLE TIRE MANUFACTURER; TO AMEND SECTION 12-10-80, RELATING TO THE JOB DEVELOPMENT FEES ALLOWED QUALIFYING BUSINESSES, SO AS TO CLARIFY THE STATUS OF THE FEES IN THE EVENT OF DISQUALIFICATION AND PROVIDE ADDITIONAL CIRCUMSTANCES UNDER WHICH JOB DEVELOPMENT FEES MAY BE EXPENDED; TO AMEND SECTION 12-14-30, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS UNDER THE ECONOMIC IMPACT ZONE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT ACT OF 1995, SO AS TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL ELIGIBILITY FOR QUALIFYING FOR THE BENEFITS ALLOWED IN THE ACT; TO AMEND SECTION 12-21-2423, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE RETENTION OF A PORTION OF ADMISSIONS LICENSE TAXES FOR MAJOR TOURISM OR RECREATION PROJECTS, SO AS TO CLARIFY THE APPLICATION OF THE PROVISION ALLOWING THE RETENTION OF THESE TAX REVENUES; AND TO AMEND SECTION 12-37-930, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO VALUATION OF PROPERTY AND ALLOWABLE DEPRECIATION OF PROPERTY FOR PURPOSES OF PROPERTY TAXATION, SO AS TO ALLOW A HIGHER DEPRECIATION RATE FOR RUBBER PRODUCTS AND ALLOW A LOWER DEPRECIATION LIMIT FOR QUALIFYING TIRE MANUFACTURERS.
(By prior motion of Senator J. VERNE SMITH, with unanimous consent)
H. 4491 -- Reps. Phillips and McCraw: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO PROVIDE THAT THE SCHOOL DAYS OF JANUARY 10, 11, AND 12, 1996, MISSED BY STUDENTS OF CHEROKEE SCHOOL DISTRICT 1 IN CHEROKEE COUNTY FOR SCHOOL YEAR 1995-96 WHEN THE SCHOOLS WERE CLOSED DUE TO SNOW AND ICE CONDITIONS ARE EXEMPTED FROM THE MAKE-UP REQUIREMENT OF THE DEFINED MINIMUM PLAN THAT FULL SCHOOL DAYS MISSED DUE TO EXTREME WEATHER OR OTHER CIRCUMSTANCES BE MADE UP.
(By prior motion of Senator PEELER.)
The following Bill was read the third time and ordered sent to the House of Representatives:
S. 1088 -- Senators Washington and Mescher: A BILL TO ESTABLISH THE BOARD OF ELECTIONS AND VOTER REGISTRATION OF COLLETON COUNTY AND PROVIDE FOR THE NUMBER AND MANNER OF APPOINTMENT OF ITS MEMBERS, TERMS, FILLING OF VACANCIES, ELECTION OF THE BOARD'S CHAIRMAN, THE CHAIRMAN'S TERM OF OFFICE, AND RELATED MATTERS; TO ABOLISH THE COLLETON COUNTY BOARD OF VOTER REGISTRATION AND DEVOLVE ITS FUNCTIONS, DUTIES, AND POWERS UPON THE BOARD OF ELECTIONS AND VOTER REGISTRATION OF COLLETON COUNTY; TO ABOLISH THE COLLETON COUNTY ELECTION COMMISSION AND DEVOLVE ITS FUNCTIONS, DUTIES, AND POWERS UPON THE BOARD OF ELECTIONS AND VOTER REGISTRATION OF COLLETON COUNTY; AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE EXPIRATION OF THE CURRENT TERMS OF OFFICE FOR CERTAIN PERSONS.
(By prior motion of Senator WASHINGTON)
The following Bill having been read the second time with notice of general amendments was ordered placed on the third reading Calendar:
S. 1094 -- Senator Bryan: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 7-7-360 OF THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO VOTING PRECINCTS IN LAURENS COUNTY, SO AS TO REVISE THE PRECINCT LINES FOR GRAY COURT AND WOODVILLE PRECINCTS.
(By prior motion of Senator BRYAN)
On motion of Senator GIESE, with unanimous consent, the Senate stood adjourned out of respect to the memory of Jesse Berry of Columbia, S.C.
At 11:20 A.M., on motion of Senator LANDER, the Senate adjourned to meet next Tuesday, February 6, 1996, at 12:00 Noon.
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