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The House assembled at 10:00 a.m.
Deliberations were opened with prayer by the Chaplain of the House of Representatives, the Rev. Dr. Alton C. Clark, as follows:
Almighty God, Whose mercy knows no end and whose truth endures forever, enable us to be steadfast in Your Lordship that we may have fortitude in hardship. Help us to be cheerful, even when things go wrong and serene, even when things are irritating. In all our doings, may our motives be above reproach, our loyalty to the best be unfailing, and our trust in God be steadfast. Use us for the accomplishment of Your plans and purposes. Bless us in keeping with Your perfect knowledge of our needs. Amen.
After corrections to the Journal of the proceedings of yesterday, the SPEAKER ordered it confirmed.
The following Bills were taken up, read the third time, and ordered sent to the Senate:
H. 5080 (Word version) -- Rep. Sheheen: A BILL TO PROVIDE THAT THE CAMDEN HISTORICAL COMMISSION OF KERSHAW COUNTY IS AUTHORIZED TO DEED ITS PROPERTIES TO THE CAMDEN DISTRICT HERITAGE FOUNDATION; TO INSTRUCT THE CLERK OF COURT OF KERSHAW COUNTY TO ENTER IN THE REAL ESTATE INDEX THE CHANGE OF OWNERSHIP OF THE COMMISSION'S PROPERTIES; TO ABOLISH THE CAMDEN HISTORICAL COMMISSION AND DEVOLVE ITS POWERS, DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES UPON THE CAMDEN DISTRICT HERITAGE FOUNDATION AND TO REPEAL ACT 308 OF 1969, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE CAMDEN HISTORICAL COMMISSION, ALL ON JUNE 30, 2000.
H. 4691 (Word version) -- Reps. Jennings, Harrison, Altman and Knotts: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 24-21-280, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE GENERAL DUTIES AND POWERS OF PROBATION AGENTS, SO AS TO CLARIFY THAT A PROBATION AGENT HAS THE POWER AND AUTHORITY TO ENFORCE THE CRIMINAL LAWS OF THE STATE.
The following Joint Resolution was read the third time, passed and, having received three readings in both Houses, it was ordered that the title be changed to that of an Act, and that it be enrolled for ratification:
S. 1369 (Word version) -- Senator Alexander: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO PROVIDE THAT THE SCHOOL DAY MISSED ON JANUARY 20, 2000 BY STUDENTS OF J. N. KELLETT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL IN OCONEE COUNTY FOR SCHOOL YEAR 1999-2000 WHEN THE SCHOOL WAS CLOSED DUE TO A BOILER MALFUNCTION IS EXEMPT 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.
At 10:20 a.m. the House in accordance with the ruling of the SPEAKER adjourned to meet at 12:00 noon, Tuesday, May 23.
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