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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 RYBERG.
The following House Bill was read the third time and ordered returned to the House with amendments:
H. 3858 -- Reps. Vaughn, Haskins, Cato, Leach and Hamilton: A BILL TO AMEND ACT 432 OF 1947, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE GREENVILLE HOSPITAL SYSTEM, ITS CREATION, BOARD, POWERS, AND DUTIES, SO AS TO PROHIBIT THE BOARD FROM SELLING, LEASING, MERGING, CONSOLIDATING, OR TRANSFERRING CERTAIN OF ITS ASSETS OR ENTERING INTO A JOINT VENTURE OR OTHER BUSINESS RELATIONSHIP WITHOUT THE CONSENT OF THE GREENVILLE COUNTY LEGISLATIVE DELEGATION IF THE ACTION DISPOSES OF OR COMMITS TEN PERCENT OR MORE OF THE ASSETS; TO PROHIBIT THE BOARD FROM TRANSFERRING OR DELEGATING ITS RESPONSIBILITIES AND AUTHORITY OVER THE HOSPITAL SYSTEM TO ANY OTHER PERSONS, BOARD, OR ENTITY, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE LEGISLATIVE DELEGATION ONLY MAY CALL FOR A REFERENDUM IF CONSENT IS REQUESTED TO TAKE SUCH ACTION; TO INCREASE THE BOARD FROM SEVEN TO NINE MEMBERS AND TO PROVIDE NOMINATING PROCEDURES AND TO PROVIDE ALTERNATIVE COMPOSITION AND PROCEDURES CONTINGENT UPON A GREENVILLE CITY COUNCIL STIPULATION BY ORDINANCE; TO AUTHORIZE THE BOARD TO PROVIDE SERVICES AND LOCATE FACILITIES OUTSIDE OF GREENVILLE COUNTY IF SUCH WOULD ENHANCE SERVICES; TO ENTER INTO JOINT VENTURES OR OTHER BUSINESS RELATIONSHIPS SUBJECT TO THE REQUIREMENT FOR OBTAINING CONSENT UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS; TO AUTHORIZE THE CHANGE OF NAME OF THE BOARD AND THE OPERATION OF THE BOARD UNDER A TRADE NAME; TO AUTHORIZE THE ESTABLISHMENT OF ONE OR MORE SUBSIDIARIES AND TO REQUIRE SUCH ENTITY TO COMPLY WITH THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT; TO ESTABLISH ADDITIONAL HOSPITALS OR OTHER CLINICS; TO AUTHORIZE THE EXERCISE OF CERTAIN POWERS GENERALLY CONFERRED ON REGIONAL HEALTH SERVICE DISTRICTS; TO AMEND ACT 1285 OF 1966, RELATING TO THE NAME OF THE GREENVILLE HOSPITAL SYSTEM, SO AS TO CHANGE THE NAME OF THE BOARD TO THE GREENVILLE HEALTH SYSTEM BOARD OF TRUSTEES; TO REQUIRE THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES TO REIMBURSE THE COUNTY FOR ANY DAMAGES THE COUNTY MAY BE REQUIRED TO PAY THE CITY UNDER A CONTRACT ARISING OUT OF ACT 432 OF 1947; AND TO REPEAL CERTAIN PROVISIONS CONTINGENT UPON STIPULATIONS OF GREENVILLE CITY COUNCIL.
(By prior motion of Senator J. VERNE SMITH)
The following Bill was read the third time and ordered sent to the House of Representatives:
S. 707 -- Senator McGill: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 13, TITLE 50, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PROTECTION OF FISH, BY ADDING SECTION 50-13-390, SO AS TO PROHIBIT FISHING FROM PUBLIC ROADS WHICH ABUT LANDS THAT ARE POSTED AGAINST TRESPASSING OR FISHING; TO PROVIDE EXCEPTIONS; AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS.
(By prior motion of Senator McGILL, with unanimous consent)
At 11:15 A.M., on motion of Senator SETZLER, the Senate adjourned to meet next Tuesday, June 3, 1997, at 12:00 Noon.
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