Journal of the House of Representatives
of the First Session of the 113th General Assembly
of the State of South Carolina
being the Regular Session Beginning Tuesday, January 12, 1999
&
Extra Session Beginning Tuesday, June 29, 1999


HOUSE BILL INDEX

BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS

REGULAR SESSION OF 1999

History of Bills and Resolutions Acted on by the House of Representatives

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H. 3000 -- Reps. Wilkins and D. Smith: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO PROVIDE A PROCEDURE FOR ALLOTTING SEATS TO MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES FOR THE 1999 AND 2000 SESSIONS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3001 -- Reps. Wilkins and D. Smith: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO ADOPT THE RULES OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES FOR THE 1999 AND 2000 SESSIONS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY.
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H. 3002 -- Reps. Wilkins, Hawkins, Altman, J. Brown, Loftis, Leach, Kelley, Harvin, Walker, D. Smith, Campsen, Stille, Davenport, Rice, Barrett, Cotty, Lanford, Wilder, Sharpe, Delleney, Littlejohn, Tripp, Witherspoon, Harris, Carnell, Kirsh, Vaughn, Webb, McKay, Riser, Sandifer, Cato, Simrill, Allison, Harrison, Barfield, McGee, Meacham, Hamilton, Koon, Fleming, Martin, Mason, Gilham, Emory, McCraw, Edge, Robinson and W. McLeod: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 16-19-170, ENACTING THE GAMBLING CRUISE PROHIBITION ACT, SO AS TO PROHIBIT GAMBLING ON A CRAFT THAT EMBARKS AND DISEMBARKS FROM ANY POINT IN THIS STATE AND TO MAKE THIS PROHIBITION APPLY WHETHER OR NOT THE GAMBLING ACTIVITIES ARE CONDUCTED WITHIN THE WATERS OF THIS STATE, AND TO PROVIDE A PENALTY.
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H. 3003 -- Rep. Haskins, Simrill and Sandifer: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 16-17-471 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IT IS UNLAWFUL TO GAZE, STARE, PEEP, OR RECORD A NONCONSENTING PERSON WHO IS NOT FULLY CLOTHED UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES, AND TO PROVIDE A PENALTY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3004 -- Reps. Scott, Allen, Allison, Bailey, Bales, Battle, Breeland, J. Brown, T. Brown, Cave, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Dantzler, Govan, Harvin, Hayes, J. Hines, Howard, Jennings, Kennedy, Knotts, Lee, Limehouse, Lloyd, Mack, Maddox, McGee, M. McLeod, Miller, Ott, Quinn, Rhoad, Rodgers, Rutherford, Whipper, Wilkes and Young-Brickell: A JOINT RESOLUTION PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO SECTION 7, ARTICLE XVII OF THE CONSTITUTION OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1895, RELATING TO LOTTERIES, SO AS TO AUTHORIZE LOTTERIES CONDUCTED ONLY BY THE STATE AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE USE OF THE REVENUES DERIVED FROM THE LOTTERIES FOR EDUCATION, K-12, AND FUNDING OF SCHOLARSHIPS FOR HIGHER EDUCATION.
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H. 3005 -- Rep. Scott: A BILL TO AMEND TITLE 59, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO EDUCATION, BY ADDING CHAPTER 150 SO AS TO ENACT THE "SOUTH CAROLINA LOTTERY FOR EDUCATION ACT"; TO PROVIDE FOR A STATE LOTTERY, THE PROCEEDS OF WHICH MUST BE USED FOR PUBLIC EDUCATION EXPENSES AND COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIPS; TO CREATE THE SOUTH CAROLINA LOTTERY CORPORATION AND TO PROVIDE FOR ITS ORGANIZATION, DUTIES, AND POWERS; TO PROVIDE FOR THE CREATION OF A LOTTERY RETAILERS ADVISORY COMMITTEE; TO PROVIDE FOR THE METHOD OF CONTRACTING WITH VENDORS AND RETAILERS; TO PROVIDE FOR THE SALE OF TICKETS AND THE DISTRIBUTION OF PRIZES; TO MAKE IT A CRIME TO SELL A LOTTERY TICKET TO A MINOR AND TO DEFRAUD OR OTHERWISE TAMPER WITH THE LOTTERY OR MAKE MATERIAL MISREPRESENTATIONS IN AN APPLICATION OR REPORT IN CONNECTION WITH THE LOTTERY, AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS; TO PROVIDE FOR BUDGETING OF LOTTERY PROCEEDS; TO CREATE A LOTTERY CORPORATION LEGISLATIVE OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE; AND TO PROVIDE FOR SET-OFF DEBT COLLECTION FROM PRIZE WINNINGS.
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H. 3006 -- Rep. Harvin: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-36-2120, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO SALES TAX EXEMPTIONS, SO AS TO EXEMPT FROM THE TAX SALES TO AN INSTITUTION OF HIGHER LEARNING.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3007 -- Rep. Govan: A BILL TO AMEND ARTICLE 3, CHAPTER 11, TITLE 7, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 7-11-230 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A CANDIDATE WHO EXECUTES A CANDIDACY PLEDGE WITH A POLITICAL PARTY FOR PURPOSES OF OFFERING FOR ELECTION AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 7-11-210 AND CHANGES HIS POLITICAL PARTY AFFILIATION DURING THE TERM OF THE OFFICE FOR WHICH HE WAS ELECTED IS DEEMED TO HAVE VACATED THE SEAT TO WHICH HE WAS ELECTED, AND TO AMEND SECTION 7-11-210, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO NOTICE OF CANDIDACY AND PLEDGE, SO AS TO INCLUDE THIS LANGUAGE IN THE PLEDGE WHICH EVERY CANDIDATE MUST FILE AS added IN SECTION 7-11-230 BY THIS ACT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3008 -- Rep. Kirsh, Simrill and Dantzler: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-2950, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE IMPLIED CONSENT TO A CHEMICAL TEST TO DETERMINE THE ALCOHOLIC CONTENT OF THE BLOOD OF A PERSON WHO OPERATES A MOTOR VEHICLE UPON THE PUBLIC ROADS OF THIS STATE, SO AS TO DECREASE THE PERCENTAGES OF ALCOHOL IN A PERSON'S BLOOD USED TO CREATE PRESUMPTIONS WHICH MUST BE USED IN DETERMINING THE GUILT OF PERSONS VIOLATING THE PROVISIONS OF SECTION 56-5-2930 AND TO PROVIDE THAT ON AND AFTER JULY 1, 2000, IT MUST BE INFERRED THAT A PERSON IS UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF ALCOHOL IF THERE WAS AT THAT TIME EIGHT ONE-HUNDREDTHS OF ONE PERCENT OR MORE BY WEIGHT OF ALCOHOL IN THE PERSON'S BLOOD; TO PROVIDE A TRANSITION PERIOD FOR THE FURTHER REDUCTION OF THE PERCENTAGES; AND TO REPEAL SECTION 7 OF ACT 434 OF 1998 WHICH GENERALLY REVISES SECTION 56-5-2950 OF THE 1976 CODE RELATING TO IMPLIED CONSENT OF CHEMICAL TESTS FOR THE PRESENCE OF ALCOHOL OR DRUGS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3009 -- Rep. Sheheen: A BILL TO AMEND ARTICLE 24, CHAPTER 21 OF TITLE 12, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE BINGO TAX ACT OF 1996 WHICH REGULATES BINGO GAMES SO AS TO REVISE THE MANNER IN WHICH AND CONDITIONS UNDER WHICH THE GAME OF BINGO IS CONDUCTED, LICENSED, AND REGULATED.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3010 -- Rep. Altman: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 7-7-710, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE ALTERATION OF POLLING PRECINCTS HAVING MORE THAN ONE THOUSAND FIVE HUNDRED REGISTERED ELECTORS, SO AS TO REQUIRE A POLLING PRECINCT TO HAVE A MINIMUM OF SEVEN HUNDRED FIFTY REGISTERED ELECTORS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3011 -- Rep. Kirsh and Simrill: A BILL TO AMEND TITLE 50, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO FISH, GAME, AND WATERCRAFT, BY ADDING CHAPTER 22 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR CERTAIN KAYAKING AND CANOEING LIABILITY IMMUNITY WHEREBY A KAYAKING OR CANOEING ACTIVITY SPONSOR OR A KAYAKING OR CANOEING PROFESSIONAL IS NOT LIABLE FOR AN INJURY TO OR THE DEATH OF A PARTICIPANT RESULTING FROM AN INHERENT RISK OF KAYAKING OR CANOEING ACTIVITY ABSENT SPECIFIED FACTORS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3012 -- Rep. Mason: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 16-19-10, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO LOTTERIES SO AS TO AUTHORIZE A LOTTERY TO BE CONDUCTED WHICH IS INTENDED TO RAISE MONEY FOR CHARITABLE PURPOSES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3013 -- Rep. Sheheen: A JOINT RESOLUTION PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO SECTION 7, ARTICLE XVII OF THE CONSTITUTION OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1895, RELATING TO THE PROHIBITION AGAINST LOTTERIES AND PROVIDING THAT THE GAME OF BINGO WHEN CONDUCTED BY CHARITABLE, RELIGIOUS, OR FRATERNAL ORGANIZATIONS OR WHEN CONDUCTED AT RECOGNIZED ANNUAL STATE AND COUNTY FAIRS IS NOT A PROHIBITED LOTTERY, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE GAME OF BINGO MAY BE CONDUCTED ONLY BY A RELIGIOUS ORGANIZATION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3014 -- Rep. Govan and Sandifer: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO PROVIDE FOR A STATEWIDE NONBINDING REFERENDUM ON NOVEMBER 2, 1999, TO ASCERTAIN THE WISHES OF THE QUALIFIED ELECTORS OF THE STATE AS TO WHETHER OR NOT THEY FAVOR A STATE-RUN LOTTERY WITH THE PROCEEDS GOING TO FUND PUBLIC EDUCATION AND TO PROVIDE COLLEGE TUITION GRANTS FOR STUDENTS WITH A "B" OR BETTER AVERAGE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3015 -- Rep. Altman: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 56-1-545 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON OWNING OR CONTROLLING A MOTOR VEHICLE IS GUILTY OF A MISDEMEANOR IF HE ALLOWS ANOTHER PERSON TO OPERATE THE MOTOR VEHICLE WHO HE KNOWS OR SHOULD HAVE KNOWN DOES NOT HAVE A VALID SOUTH CAROLINA DRIVER'S LICENSE, TO PROVIDE A PENALTY, AND TO PROVIDE THAT A MOTOR VEHICLE COVERED BY THIS PROVISION MUST BE CONFISCATED AND SOLD AT PUBLIC AUCTION BY THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT WHERE THE OFFENSE OCCURRED WHICH SHALL PLACE THE PROCEEDS FROM THE SALE IN ITS GENERAL FUND.
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H. 3016 -- Rep. Altman: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 56-5-2997 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON WHO OWNS OR CONTROLS A MOTOR VEHICLE IS GUILTY OF A MISDEMEANOR IF HE ALLOWS ANOTHER PERSON IMPAIRED BY ALCOHOL OR DRUGS OR WHO REASONABLY IS KNOWN TO HIM TO BE A HABITUAL USER OF ALCOHOL OR DRUGS TO OPERATE THE MOTOR VEHICLE, TO PROVIDE A PENALTY, AND TO PROVIDE THAT A MOTOR VEHICLE COVERED BY THIS PROVISION MUST BE CONFISCATED BY THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT WHERE THE OFFENSE OCCURRED AND SOLD AT PUBLIC AUCTION OR DESTROYED WITH THE PROCEEDS FROM A SALE BEING PLACED IN THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT'S GENERAL FUND.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3017 -- Rep. Kirsh: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 15-1-330 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT NO CAUSE OF ACTION MAY BE BROUGHT AGAINST AN IMMUNE CONTRACTOR OR AN OFFICER OR EMPLOYEE OF THE STATE OR ANY OF ITS AGENCIES OR POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONS ON THE BASIS THAT A COMPUTER OR OTHER INFORMATION SYSTEM OWNED OR OPERATED BY ANY OF THOSE PERSONS OR ENTITIES PRODUCED, CALCULATED, OR GENERATED AN ERRONEOUS DATE, REGARDLESS OF THE CAUSE OF THE ERROR, AND TO PROVIDE FOR RELATED MATTERS, INCLUDING THE LEGAL EFFECT OF THE ABOVE PROVISIONS ON CERTAIN CONTRACTS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3018 -- Rep. Altman, Simrill, Kirsh and Davenport: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 16-3-1080 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON OR BUSINESS COMMITS THE OFFENSE OF FURNISHING FALSE INFORMATION IF THE PERSON OR BUSINESS KNOWINGLY FURNISHES FALSE INFORMATION ABOUT ANOTHER PERSON'S CREDITWORTHINESS, CREDIT STANDING, OR CREDIT CAPACITY TO A CREDIT REPORTING BUREAU, TO PROVIDE THAT A CREDIT REPORTING BUREAU COMMITS THE OFFENSE OF FURNISHING FALSE INFORMATION IF THE CREDIT REPORTING BUREAU KNOWINGLY FURNISHES FALSE INFORMATION ABOUT A PERSON'S CREDITWORTHINESS, CREDIT STANDING, OR CREDIT CAPACITY TO A THIRD PARTY, AND TO PROVIDE A PENALTY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3019 -- Rep. Davenport: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-2940, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PENALTIES ASSOCIATED WITH DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF ALCOHOL OR A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE, SO AS TO LIMIT A JUDGE'S DISCRETION WHEN ISSUING A SENTENCE UNDER THIS PROVISION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3020 -- Reps. Kelley, Simrill, Sandifer, Walker, Davenport, Edge and Miller: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 16-15-386 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IT IS UNLAWFUL TO DISSEMINATE OR DISPLAY INDECENT MATERIAL TO MINORS AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES; TO AMEND SECTIONS 16-15-345 AND 16-15-355, RELATING TO THE ILLEGAL DISTRIBUTION OF OBSCENE MATERIAL TO MINORS, SO AS TO REVISE THE PENALTIES; TO AMEND SECTION 16-15-375, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS REGARDING SEXUAL EXPLOITATION OF MINORS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THESE DEFINITIONS APPLY TO THE PROVISIONS CONTAINED IN SECTION 16-15-386 CONCERNING DISPLAYING INDECENT MATERIAL TO MINORS, AND TO PROVIDE A DEFINITION FOR "INDECENT MATERIAL TO MINORS"; AND TO PROVIDE A SEVERABILITY CLAUSE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3021 -- Reps. Gourdine, Law, H. Brown and Hinson: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 13, TITLE 50, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 50-13-237 SO AS TO ESTABLISH LIMITS ON BLACK BASS TAKEN FROM LAKES MARION AND MOULTRIE AND IN CERTAIN PORTIONS OF THE SANTEE RIVER; AND BY AMENDING SECTION 50-13-210, RELATING TO DAILY CREEL LIMITS ON FISH, SO AS TO CONFORM IT WITH LIMITS ON BLACK BASS TAKEN FROM LAKES MARION AND MOULTRIE AND IN CERTAIN PORTIONS OF THE SANTEE RIVER.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3022 -- Reps. Witherspoon and Edge: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 12-37-224 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A BOAT ON WHICH THE INTEREST PORTION OF ANY INDEBTEDNESS THEREON IS OR WOULD BE DEDUCTIBLE UNDER THE INTERNAL REVENUE CODE AS AN INTEREST EXPENSE ON A QUALIFIED PRIMARY OR SECOND RESIDENCE IS ALSO DEEMED TO BE A PRIMARY OR SECOND RESIDENCE FOR PURPOSES OF AD VALOREM PROPERTY TAXATION IN THIS STATE AND AS SUCH IS CONSIDERED REAL RATHER THAN PERSONAL PROPERTY FOR THESE PURPOSES, AND TO PROVIDE A CAP ON THE MAXIMUM AD VALOREM TAXATION WHICH MAY BE LEVIED ON SUCH A BOAT FOR ANY YEAR.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3023 -- Reps. Witherspoon and Edge: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 51-17-110, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE HERITAGE TRUST PROGRAM AND FUNDING, APPROPRIATIONS, AND USER FEES IN REGARD TO HERITAGE PRESERVES, SO AS TO REQUIRE THE BOARD OF THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES TO DETERMINE A UNIFORM USER FEE WHICH MUST BE CHARGED AT ALL HERITAGE PRESERVES IN THIS STATE, TO AUTHORIZE A WAIVER OF USER FEES BY THE BOARD IN CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES AND PROVIDE FOR EXCEPTIONS TO THESE USER FEES, TO INCREASE THE AUTHORIZED COST OF THESE USER FEES, TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THE MANNER IN WHICH THESE FEES SHALL BE USED, AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR CERTAIN VIOLATIONS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3024 -- Reps. Sharpe, Davenport and Campsen: A BILL TO AMEND TITLE 46, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO AGRICULTURE, BY ADDING CHAPTER 53 SO AS TO ENACT THE "FARM AND FOREST LANDS PROTECTION ACT" WHICH ESTABLISHES STATE AND COUNTY PRIORITY AGRICULTURAL LAND BOARDS, WHICH PROVIDES FOR THEIR POWERS AND DUTIES, WHICH ESTABLISHES CRITERIA AND PROCEDURES FOR CREATING PRIORITY AGRICULTURAL LAND AREAS AND FOR THE PURCHASE OF AGRICULTURAL CONSERVATION EASEMENTS FOR LAND WITHIN THE PRIORITY AREA, WHICH CREATES THE PRIORITY AGRICULTURAL LAND TRUST FUND TO DISBURSE FUNDS FOR THE PURCHASE OF CONSERVATION EASEMENTS, WHICH REQUIRES THE PERIODIC REVIEW OF ALL PRIORITY AGRICULTURAL LAND AREAS, AND WHICH RESTRICTS SOME LOCAL GOVERNMENT ACTIONS WITH REGARD TO PRIORITY AREAS.
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H. 3025 -- Reps. Wilder and Davenport: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-720, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE POINT SYSTEM FOR THE EVALUATION OF A PERSON'S DRIVING RECORD, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT CARELESS DRIVING IS A ONE POINT VIOLATION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3026 -- Reps. Townsend, Walker, J. Hines, J. Brown, Rodgers and Emory: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 32, TITLE 59, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE COMPREHENSIVE HEALTH EDUCATION ACT SO AS TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THE MANNER IN WHICH AND CONDITIONS UNDER WHICH HEALTH EDUCATION IS GIVEN TO SPECIFIED STUDENTS OF THIS STATE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3027 -- Reps. Mason and Emory: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 30-5-25 SO AS TO REQUIRE THAT ALL DOCUMENTS SUBMITTED FOR RECORDING TO THE REGISTER OF MESNE CONVEYANCES OR CLERK OF COURT MUST HAVE THE NAMES PRINTED OR TYPED NEAR OR BENEATH THEIR SIGNATURES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3028 -- Reps. Littlejohn, Simrill, Rodgers, Walker, McGee and Riser: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-37-220, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTIONS, SO AS TO EXEMPT ONE PERSONAL MOTOR VEHICLE OWNED OR LEASED BY A PERSON WHO IS LEGALLY BLIND AND TO DEFINE "LEGALLY BLIND".
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H. 3029 -- Rep. Mason: A BILL TO AMEND TITLE 39, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO TRADE AND COMMERCE, BY ADDING CHAPTER 75 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE REGULATION OF THE SALE OF REGROOVED AND REGROOVABLE TIRES.
Introduced and Committed
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H. 3030 -- Reps. Allison, Edge, Robinson, Rodgers and Walker: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 59-1-430, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE MAKEUP OF SCHOOL DAYS MISSED BECAUSE OF SNOW OR OTHER EXTREME WEATHER CONDITIONS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT LOCAL SCHOOL BOARDS MAY EXCUSE UP TO THREE SCHOOL DAYS MISSED BECAUSE OF SNOW OR OTHER EXTREME WEATHER CONDITIONS.
Introduced and Committed
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H. 3031 -- Reps. Allison, Robinson, Walker and Kirsh: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-19-25 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT BEGINNING IN 2000 MEMBERS OF THE BOARDS OF TRUSTEES OF SCHOOL DISTRICTS MUST BE ELECTED IN NONPARTISAN ELECTIONS, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE DATES OF THE ELECTIONS, TERMS OF CANDIDATES ELECTED, METHOD OF NOMINATION OF CANDIDATES, FILLING OF VACANCIES, AND CONDUCT OF THE ELECTIONS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3032 -- Reps. Kelley and Edge: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 44-53-391, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE UNLAWFUL ADVERTISEMENT FOR SALE, MANUFACTURE, POSSESSION, SALE, OR DELIVERY OF DRUG PARAPHERNALIA, SO AS TO REVISE THE PENALTIES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3033 -- Reps. Martin and Rodgers: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 2-7-25 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT ALL LEGISLATION CONSIDERED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY MUST BE DRAFTED SO THAT A PERSON WITH A HIGH SCHOOL EDUCATION CAN CLEARLY UNDERSTAND IT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3034 -- Rep. Altman: A BILL TO AMEND ACT 340 OF 1967, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE CREATION OF THE CHARLESTON COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE ELECTION OF TRUSTEES IN PARTISAN INSTEAD OF NONPARTISAN ELECTIONS AND FOR THE NOMINATION OF CANDIDATES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3035 -- Rep. Knotts: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 14-25-65, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE MAXIMUM PENALTIES THAT A MUNICIPAL JUDGE MAY IMPOSE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE JUDGE MAY ORDER RESTITUTION IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED FIVE THOUSAND DOLLARS IN ADDITION TO CRIMINAL PENALTIES, SET A PAYMENT SCHEDULE, AND HOLD A PARTY IN CONTEMPT FOR FAILURE TO PAY RESTITUTION UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS; TO AMEND SECTION 22-3-550, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO A MAGISTRATE'S CRIMINAL JURISDICTION, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE MAGISTRATE MAY ORDER RESTITUTION IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED FIVE THOUSAND DOLLARS, SET A PAYMENT SCHEDULE, AND HOLD A PARTY IN CONTEMPT FOR FAILURE TO PAY RESTITUTION UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS; AND TO AMEND SECTION 22-3-1000, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO TIME PERIODS FOR NEW TRIALS AND APPEALS FROM MAGISTRATE'S COURT, SO AS TO EXTEND THE PERIOD FOR APPEAL AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE ORDER OF RESTITUTION MAY BE APPEALED SEPARATELY FROM AN APPEAL RELATING TO THE CONVICTION.
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Ratified

H. 3036 -- Reps. Mason, Rodgers and Sandifer: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 16-17-745 SO AS TO MAKE IT UNLAWFUL FOR ANY PERSON THROUGH "CLONING" TO GROW OR CREATE A HUMAN BEING OR TO CONSPIRE TO DO SO, TO DEFINE CLONING FOR THIS PURPOSE, AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3037 -- Rep. Miller: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING CHAPTER 7 TO TITLE 31 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE ISSUANCE OF INDEBTEDNESS BY COUNTIES IN CONNECTION WITH REDEVELOPMENT PROJECTS AND THE PAYMENT OF SUCH INDEBTEDNESS FROM added INCREMENTS OF TAX REVENUES; TO AMEND SECTION 31-6-30, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS FOR PURPOSES OF TAX INCREMENT FINANCING, SO AS TO REQUIRE THAT REDEVELOPMENT PROJECTS BE PUBLICLY OWNED AND THAT TAXING DISTRICTS INCLUDE SCHOOL DISTRICTS WHICH HAVE TAXES LEVIED FOR THEM; AND TO AMEND SECTION 31-6-80, RELATING TO APPROVAL OF A REDEVELOPMENT PLAN AND ADOPTION OF AN ORDINANCE, SO AS TO REQUIRE THE CONSENT OF EACH AFFECTED TAXING DISTRICT.
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Ratified

H. 3038 -- Rep. Martin: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 8-11-940, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PERFORMANCE PAY INCREASES FOR STATE EMPLOYEES, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR A MINIMUM INCREASE OF THREE PERCENT, BEGINNING IN FISCAL YEAR 1999-2000, FOR AN EMPLOYEE WHO MEETS OR EXCEEDS PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS, TO PROVIDE THAT A STATE AGENCY MAY FUND AN INCREASE IN EXCESS OF THREE PERCENT FOR AN EMPLOYEE WHO EXCEEDS OR SUBSTANTIALLY EXCEEDS PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS, AND TO PROVIDE FOR ADJUSTMENT OF THE THREE PERCENT INCREASE TO REFLECT FUNDING BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3039 -- Reps. Kirsh, Robinson, Simrill and Davenport: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-6240, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE FORFEITURE, CONFISCATION, AND DISPOSITION OF VEHICLES SEIZED FROM PERSONS CONVICTED OF DRIVING WITH A SUSPENDED DRIVER'S LICENSE OR DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF INTOXICATING LIQUOR OR DRUGS, SO AS TO REQUIRE THE FORFEITURE HEARING TO BE COMPLETED WITHIN THREE MONTHS FROM THE DATE THE FORFEITURE ACTION IS COMMENCED.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3040 -- Reps. Littlejohn, McKay, Rodgers and Barfield: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-30, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PERSONS EXEMPT FROM THE REQUIREMENTS TO OBTAIN A DRIVER'S LICENSE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT CERTAIN CITIZENS OF A FOREIGN JURISDICTION WHOSE LICENSING PROCEDURE IS AT LEAST AS STRICT AS THIS STATE'S WHO HAVE A VALID DRIVER'S LICENSE FROM THAT JURISDICTION MAY DRIVE IN THIS STATE FOR FIVE YEARS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Other proceedings
Point of Order
Ratified

H. 3041 -- Reps. Kelley, Edge and Rodgers: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 3, TITLE 56, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO MOTOR VEHICLE REGISTRATION AND LICENSING, BY ADDING ARTICLE 51 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE ISSUANCE OF "SOUTH CAROLINA: FIRST IN GOLF" LICENSE PLATES, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE DISBURSEMENT OF THE FEES COLLECTED.
Introduced and Committed
Other proceedings

H. 3042 -- Reps. Harvin, Rodgers, Davenport and M. McLeod: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-3-3310, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES FOR RECIPIENTS OF THE PURPLE HEART, SO AS TO ELIMINATE THE FEE FOR THE LICENSE PLATES.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3043 -- Reps. Kirsh, Simrill and Robinson: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 23-6-141 SO AS TO PROVIDE REIMBURSEMENT TO THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY FROM THE ATHLETIC DEPARTMENT OF A SCHOOL, COLLEGE, OR UNIVERSITY WHICH HOLDS AN ATHLETIC EVENT FOR THE COST OF A COMMISSIONED TROOPER TO PERFORM TRAFFIC, CROWD, OR PEDESTRIAN CONTROL AT THE EVENT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3044 -- Rep. Kirsh: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 40-5-90 SO AS TO AUTHORIZE A PERSON TO REPRESENT A MEMBER OF HIS IMMEDIATE FAMILY IN MAGISTRATE'S COURT ON A CRIMINAL MATTER.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3045 -- Reps. Kirsh, Rodgers and Davenport: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 40-13-250, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO ANNUAL RENEWAL OF COSMETOLOGISTS LICENSES AND THE REQUIREMENT THAT APPLICANTS COMPLETE CERTAIN CONTINUING EDUCATION, SO AS TO EXEMPT A PERSON WHO HAS HELD A LICENSE FOR AT LEAST FIFTEEN CONSECUTIVE YEARS AND IS SIXTY YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER OR HAS HELD CONTINUOUS LICENSURE FOR AT LEAST THIRTY YEARS, IS FIFTY YEARS OLD, AND WHO HAS NOT BEEN DISCIPLINED BY THE BOARD OF COSMETOLOGY FROM TAKING THE CONTINUING EDUCATION COURSES; AND PROVIDE THAT, UPON APPROVAL BY THE BOARD, AN ATTENDANCE FORM MAY BE OBTAINED GIVING CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDIT FOR ATTENDANCE AT TRADE SHOW COSMETOLOGY-RELATED INSTRUCTIONAL PROGRAMS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3046 -- Reps. Martin, Simrill, Rodgers, Sandifer and Hinson: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 1-11-770 SO AS TO REQUIRE PHARMACIES PARTICIPATING IN THE STATE HEALTH PLAN TO BILL THE PLAN FOR REIMBURSEMENT AFTER EMPLOYEES ELIGIBLE FOR REIMBURSEMENT HAVE MET THEIR DEDUCTIBLE AND TO REQUIRE EMPLOYEES TO PAY THEIR COPAYMENT AT THE TIME A PRESCRIPTION IS FILLED.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3047 -- Reps. Kirsh and Davenport: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 58-9-255 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION SHALL REQUIRE COUNTYWIDE TOLL FREE CALLING TO BE PROVIDED BY ALL TELEPHONE UTILITIES OPERATING WITHIN A COUNTY BY JULY 1, 2000, AND PROVIDE FOR RELATED MATTERS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3048 -- Rep. Kirsh: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 42-1-40, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE DEFINITION OF "AVERAGE WEEKLY WAGES" UNDER THE WORKERS' COMPENSATION LAW, AND SECTION 42-1-50, RELATING TO THE DEFINITION OF "AVERAGE WEEKLY WAGE IN THIS STATE FOR THE PRECEDING FISCAL YEAR", SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES OR CONDITIONS SHALL A BONUS AWARDED, GIVEN, OR PAID TO AN EMPLOYEE ON ANY BASIS OR FOR ANY REASON BE UTILIZED FOR THE CALCULATIONS UNDER THESE DEFINITIONS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3049 -- Reps. Kirsh and Simrill: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 34-11-60, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE DRAWING AND UTTERING OF A FRAUDULENT CHECK, DRAFT, OR OTHER WRITTEN ORDER, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT FRAUDULENT CHECK REMEDIES AND PROCEDURES APPLY TO A CHECK GIVEN IN FULL OR PARTIAL PAYMENT OF ANY PREEXISTING DEBT, NOT ONLY THOSE PREEXISTING DEBTS RESULTING FROM A REVOLVING CREDIT ACCOUNT WHICH IS NOT A CONSUMER CREDIT TRANSACTION, AND TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3050 -- Rep. Kirsh: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 33-19-660 SO AS TO ALLOW A PROFESSIONAL CORPORATION TO DESIGNATE IN WRITING AN EMPLOYEE OR AGENT WHO MAY REPRESENT THE CORPORATION IN MAGISTRATE'S COURT AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE PERSON DESIGNATED, WHILE REPRESENTING THE CORPORATION IN COURT, IS NOT ENGAGED IN THE UNAUTHORIZED PRACTICE OF LAW.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3051 -- Reps. Kirsh, Simrill and Stille: A BILL TO AMEND SECTIONS 12-21-2710, AS AMENDED, 12-21-2712, 12-21-2720, AS AMENDED, AND 12-21-2726, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO COIN-OPERATED MACHINES OR DEVICES, SO AS TO EXTEND THE PROHIBITION ON SLOT MACHINES AND OTHER MACHINES OR DEVICES PERTAINING TO GAMES OF CHANCE TO VIDEO GAMES WITH A FREE PLAY FEATURE OR ANY OTHER COIN-OPERATED MACHINE OR DEVICE USED FOR GAMBLING, TO EXTEND THE SEIZURE AND DESTRUCTION PROVISIONS APPLICABLE TO GAMES OF CHANCE TO THESE EXPANDED PROHIBITIONS, TO CONFORM EXISTING LICENSING REQUIREMENTS FOR COIN-OPERATED MACHINES AND DEVICES TO THESE EXPANDED PROHIBITIONS AND TO DELETE REFERENCES TO PROVISIONS OF LAW REPEALED BY THIS SECTION; TO AMEND SECTION 12-54-40, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO TAX CRIMES AND PENALTIES, SO AS TO DELETE THE OFFENSE OF OPERATING AN UNMETERED VIDEO GAME WITH A FREE PLAY FEATURE; TO AMEND SECTIONS 16-19-40 AND 16-19-50, RELATING TO THE OFFENSE OF GAMBLING, SO AS TO EXTEND THESE OFFENSES SPECIFICALLY TO PLAYING OR MAINTAINING ANY LICENSED COIN-OPERATED MACHINE OR DEVICE USED FOR GAMBLING PURPOSES; TO PROVIDE FOR A ONE-YEAR LICENSE PERIOD FOR VIDEO GAMES WITH A FREE PLAY FEATURE FOR LICENSES ISSUED FOR A PERIOD BEGINNING AFTER MAY 31, 1999, AT A FEE OF FOUR THOUSAND DOLLARS; AND TO REPEAL SECTIONS 12-21-2703, 16-19-60, AND ARTICLE 20, CHAPTER 21 OF TITLE 12, RELATING RESPECTIVELY TO THE RETAIL LICENSE REQUIREMENT FOR A LOCATION WITH VIDEO GAMES WITH A FREE PLAY FEATURE, THE EXEMPTION OF VIDEO GAMES WITH A FREE PLAY FEATURE FROM THE GAMBLING OFFENSES, AND THE VIDEO GAMES MACHINES ACT.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3052 -- Reps. Kirsh and Simrill: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 39-23-45 SO AS TO REQUIRE A DRUG DISPENSED BY FILLING OR REFILLING A WRITTEN OR ORAL PRESCRIPTION TO HAVE AN EXPIRATION DATE ON THE LABEL.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3053 -- Reps. Kirsh and Davenport: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-37-220, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTIONS, SO AS TO PHASE IN OVER TEN YEARS AN EXEMPTION FOR PRIVATE PASSENGER MOTOR VEHICLES, MOTORCYCLES, AND TRUCKS WITH A GROSS WEIGHT OF NOT MORE THAN EIGHT THOUSAND POUNDS, TO EXCLUDE FROM THE EXEMPTION VEHICLES USED IN A TRADE OR BUSINESS, TO PROVIDE FOR LOCAL GOVERNMENTS TO BE REIMBURSED FOR THE TAXES NOT COLLECTED BECAUSE OF THIS EXEMPTION, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THIS EXEMPT PROPERTY IS NEVERTHELESS CONSIDERED TAXABLE PROPERTY FOR PURPOSES OF BONDED INDEBTEDNESS AND CALCULATING THE INDEX OF TAXPAYING ABILITY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3054 -- Reps. Kirsh, Robinson and Simrill: A BILL TO AMEND TITLE 15, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO CIVIL REMEDIES AND PROCEDURES BY ADDING CHAPTER 34 SO AS TO ESTABLISH STANDARDS AND PROCEDURES FOR THE RECOVERY OF PUNITIVE DAMAGES IN CIVIL ACTIONS, INCLUDING A LIMIT ON THE MAXIMUM AMOUNT OF PUNITIVE DAMAGES WHICH MAY BE AWARDED, THE MANNER IN WHICH PUNITIVE DAMAGES MUST BE STATED AND PLED, THE RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE TRIER OF FACT AND THE COURT WITH REGARD TO PUNITIVE DAMAGES, AND THE AWARDING OF ATTORNEY'S FEES IN FRIVOLOUS OR MALICIOUS PUNITIVE DAMAGE CLAIMS; AND TO REPEAL SECTION 15-33-135 OF THE 1976 CODE RELATING TO PUNITIVE DAMAGES AND THE BURDEN OF PROOF.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3055 -- Rep. Kirsh: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 20-7-420, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO JURISDICTION OF THE FAMILY COURT, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE COURT MAY NOT ISSUE AN ORDER PROHIBITING A CUSTODIAL PARENT FROM MOVING HIS RESIDENCE TO A LOCATION OUTSIDE OF THE STATE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3056 -- Rep. Kirsh: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 22-2-130, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE PENALTY FOR FAILURE TO APPEAR FOR JURY SERVICE IN MAGISTRATE'S COURT AND THE FREQUENCY OF JURY SERVICE SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON SHALL NOT SERVE ON A JURY MORE THAN ONCE EVERY THREE YEARS RATHER THAN ONCE EVERY THREE MONTHS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Amended
Proposed Amendment
Proposed Amendment
Proposed Amendment
Proposed Amendment
Request for Debate
Other proceedings
Other proceedings
Point of Order

H. 3057 -- Rep. Kirsh: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 34-11-140 SO AS TO MAKE UNLAWFUL THE COPYING OF A CREDIT CARD ACCOUNT NUMBER WHEN A CREDIT CARD IS PRESENTED FOR CHECK IDENTIFICATION, AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS
Introduced and Committed

H. 3058 -- Reps. Kirsh and Rodgers: A BILL TO AMEND TITLE 15, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO CIVIL REMEDIES AND PROCEDURES, BY ADDING CHAPTER 32 SO AS TO ENACT THE "SOUTH CAROLINA NONECONOMIC DAMAGE AWARDS ACT OF 1999" WHICH PROVIDES FOR CERTAIN LIMITS ON THE AMOUNT AND TYPES OF DAMAGE AWARDS IN PERSONAL INJURY ACTIONS, AND WHICH PROVIDES FOR FINDINGS WHICH MUST BE MADE WITH REGARD TO SUCH DAMAGE AWARDS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3059 -- Reps. Kirsh and Cato: A BILL TO AMEND TITLE 15, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO CIVIL REMEDIES AND PROCEDURES, BY ADDING CHAPTER 40 SO AS TO ENACT THE "SOUTH CAROLINA ELIMINATION OF DOUBLE RECOVERIES ACT OF 1999" WHICH IN TORT ACTIONS PERMITS THE INTRODUCTION INTO EVIDENCE OF COLLATERAL SOURCE PAYMENTS WHICH HAVE BEEN PAID OR MAY BE DUE THE CLAIMANT, WHICH PERMITS THE TRIER OF FACT TO CONSIDER THESE COLLATERAL SOURCE PAYMENTS WHEN DETERMINING THE AMOUNT OF DAMAGES, AND WHICH REQUIRES CERTAIN FINDINGS WITH REGARD TO DAMAGE AWARDS IN TORT ACTIONS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3060 -- Reps. Kirsh, Simrill and Davenport: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-36-2120, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO EXEMPTIONS FROM SALES TAX, SO AS TO EXEMPT FROM TAX TWENTY PERCENT OF THE GROSS PROCEEDS OF SALES OR SALES PRICE OF FOOD ITEMS ELIGIBLE FOR PURCHASE WITH UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE FOOD COUPONS, NOT INCLUDING RESTAURANT MEALS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3061 -- Reps. Kirsh, Cato and Davenport: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 12-2-80, ENACTING THE SOUTH CAROLINA INTERNET TAX FREEDOM ACT, SO AS TO PROHIBIT THE STATE OR POLITICAL SUBDIVISION FROM IMPOSING A TAX OR FEE ON THE INTERNET OR INTERACTIVE COMPUTER SERVICES, AND TO PROVIDE DEFINITIONS AND EXCEPTIONS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3062 -- Reps. Kirsh and Rodgers: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 11 OF TITLE 34, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO BANK DEPOSITS, BY ADDING SECTION 34-11-140 SO AS TO AUTHORIZE A STATE AGENCY TO ESTABLISH, COLLECT, AND RETAIN A FINE TO COVER THE COST OF COLLECTING A DISHONORED CHECK.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Proposed Amendment
Point of Order

H. 3063 -- Rep. Davenport: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 40-19-20, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS USED WITH REGARD TO THE LICENSURE AND REGULATION OF EMBALMERS AND FUNERAL DIRECTORS, SO AS TO REVISE THE DEFINITION OF "FUNERAL MERCHANDISE" TO EXCLUDE RECEPTACLES INTO WHICH A BODY IS DIRECTLY PLACED.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3064 -- Rep. Rodgers: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTIONS 12-37-717, 12-37-718, AND 12-37-719 SO AS TO REQUIRE THE VALUE AND USE OF REAL PROPERTY ON WHICH THERE IS NEW CONSTRUCTION TO CHANGE WHEN THE CERTIFICATE OF OCCUPANCY IS ISSUED ON THE STRUCTURE AND TO PROVIDE THAT A PRORATED TAX BILL BE ISSUED FOR THE PROPERTY FOR THE TAX YEAR; TO ALLOW THE OWNER OF IMPROVED REAL PROPERTY DESTROYED OR DAMAGED BY FIRE OR NATURAL DISASTER TO OBTAIN AN IMMEDIATE REASSESSMENT OF THE PROPERTY, PROVIDE FOR A PRORATED TAX BILL TO BE ISSUED ON THE PROPERTY, PROVIDE A LIMITATION ON THIS REASSESSMENT, AND PROVIDE FOR APPEALS; AND TO REQUIRE A CLOSING ATTORNEY TO NOTIFY A PURCHASER OF RESIDENTIAL REAL PROPERTY OF THE REQUIREMENTS FOR THE PURCHASER, IF ELIGIBLE, TO OBTAIN THE RESIDENTIAL AND HOMESTEAD EXEMPTIONS FROM PROPERTY TAX.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3065 -- Rep. McGee: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-10-50, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO CRITERIA FOR A BUSINESS QUALIFYING FOR BENEFITS PURSUANT TO THE ENTERPRISE ZONE ACT OF 1995, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A BUSINESS MAY NOT QUALIFY FOR BENEFITS IN CONNECTION WITH A PROJECT CREATED SOLELY BY THE TRANSFER WITHIN THE PREVIOUS TWELVE MONTHS OF THE BUSINESS LOCATION FROM ONE SITE TO ANOTHER AND TO PROVIDE FOR CERTIFICATION TO THAT EFFECT BY THE ADVISORY COORDINATING COUNCIL FOR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3066 -- Reps. Hawkins, Simrill, Rodgers and Walker: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 16-3-1050 SO AS TO DEFINE "SERIOUS CHILD SEX OFFENSE", TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON CONVICTED OF A SERIOUS CHILD SEX OFFENSE WHO SUBSEQUENTLY ENGAGES IN AN OCCUPATION OR PARTICIPATES IN A VOLUNTEER POSITION THAT REQUIRES HIM TO WORK OR INTERACT WITH CHILDREN UNDER SIXTEEN YEARS OF AGE IS GUILTY OF A FELONY, TO PROVIDE A PENALTY, AND TO PROVIDE THAT CERTAIN ACTIVITIES CONSTITUTE PRIMA FACIE EVIDENCE THAT A PERSON IS ENGAGED IN AN OCCUPATION OR PARTICIPATES IN A VOLUNTEER POSITION THAT REQUIRES HIM TO WORK OR INTERACT WITH CHILDREN UNDER SIXTEEN YEARS OF AGE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3067 -- Reps. Hawkins and Campsen: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 16-19-170 SO AS TO MAKE IT UNLAWFUL TO PUBLISH OR TRANSMIT ADVERTISING IN THIS STATE PROMOTING GAMBLING OR LOTTERIES PROHIBITED UNDER THE CONSTITUTION OR LAWS OF THIS STATE AND TO PROVIDE A PENALTY.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3068 -- Rep. Kelley: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 17-15-10, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO RELEASE ON PERSONAL RECOGNIZANCE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON CHARGED WITH A MAGISTRATE'S COURT OR MUNICIPAL COURT OFFENSE MAY WAIVE HIS APPEARANCE BEFORE THE COURT AND POST A BOND IN AN AMOUNT PREVIOUSLY APPROVED BY THE COURT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3069 -- Reps. Kelley, Rodgers and Miller: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 4-9-30, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE POWERS OF COUNTY GOVERNMENTS, SO AS TO AUTHORIZE A COUNTY BY ORDINANCE TO REGULATE OR PROHIBIT THE DISCHARGE OF OTHERWISE LAWFUL FIREWORKS IN PARTS OF THE COUNTY WHERE BECAUSE OF POPULATION DENSITY OR CONTIGUITY TO MUNICIPALITIES, THE PUBLIC SAFETY REQUIRES SUCH REGULATION.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3070 -- Reps. Kirsh and Simrill: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 12-21-2777 SO AS TO IMPOSE A FIFTY PERCENT TAX ON NET INCOME FROM VIDEO GAME MACHINES WITH A FREE PLAY FEATURE, TO PROVIDE FOR THE PROCESS FOR ENFORCEMENT AND COLLECTION OF THE TAX, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE FIRST ONE HUNDRED FIFTY MILLION DOLLARS IN ANNUAL REVENUE OF THE TAX MUST BE USED FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL CONSTRUCTION AND RENOVATION ON A NEED-BASED FORMULA DEVISED BY THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION WITH THE BALANCE USED TO REDUCE CLASS SIZE TO FIFTEEN STUDENTS IN PUBLIC SCHOOL GRADES K-5.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3071 -- Rep. Kirsh: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 38-77-215 SO AS TO PROHIBIT THE AWARDING OF DAMAGES IN FAVOR OF A PERSON WHO WAS OPERATING HIS MOTOR VEHICLE AT THE TIME ANY INJURY OCCURRED TO HIM AS A RESULT OF HIS OPERATION OF THE VEHICLE WHO DID NOT HAVE IN EFFECT FOR THAT VEHICLE THE FINANCIAL SECURITY REQUIRED BY THE LAWS OF THIS STATE AT THE TIME THE INJURY OCCURRED.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3072 -- Reps. Kirsh and Davenport: A BILL TO AMEND SECTIONS 56-1-745 AND 56-1-746, BOTH AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DRIVER'S LICENSE SUSPENSION DUE TO A CONVICTION OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE VIOLATION AND UNDERAGE PURCHASE AND POSSESSION OF ALCOHOL OFFENSES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IF A PERSON IS ACCEPTED INTO A PRETRIAL INTERVENTION PROGRAM FOR EITHER OFFENSE, THE PERSON'S DRIVER'S LICENSE MUST BE SUSPENDED.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3073 -- Reps. Kirsh and Simrill: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 44-53-391, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE UNLAWFUL ADVERTISEMENT FOR SALE, MANUFACTURE, POSSESSION, SALE, DELIVERY, OR POSSESSION WITH INTENT TO DELIVER OR SELL DRUG PARAPHERNALIA, SO AS TO REVISE THE PENALTY MAKING IT A FELONY, AND TO DELETE PROVISIONS WHICH STIPULATE THAT IMPOSITION OF FINES FOR A VIOLATION OF THE ABOVE PROHIBITION DO NOT GIVE RISE TO ANY DISABILITY OR LEGAL DISADVANTAGE BASED ON SUCH CONVICTION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3074 -- Reps. Limehouse, Simrill, Cato, Emory and Gilham: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 16-19-170, ENACTING THE GAMBLING CRUISE PROHIBITION ACT, SO AS TO PROHIBIT GAMBLING ON A CRAFT THAT EMBARKS AND DISEMBARKS FROM ANY POINT IN THIS STATE AND TO MAKE THIS PROHIBITION APPLY WHETHER OR NOT THE GAMBLING ACTIVITIES ARE CONDUCTED WITHIN THE WATERS OF THIS STATE AND TO PROVIDE A PENALTY FOR VIOLATIONS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3075 -- Reps. Limehouse, Edge, Simrill and Emory: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 23-3-530 SO AS TO REQUIRE THE STATE LAW ENFORCEMENT DIVISION TO DEVELOP AND MAINTAIN A PROTOCOL MANUAL TO BE USED BY CONTRIBUTING AGENCIES IN THE ADMINISTRATION OF THE SEX OFFENDER REGISTRY; AND TO AMEND SECTION 23-3-490, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO SEX OFFENDER REGISTRY INFORMATION BEING AVAILABLE TO THE PUBLIC, SO AS TO REQUIRE A SHERIFF TO PROVIDE A LISTING OF THE REGISTRY FOR PUBLICATION BY A NEWSPAPER WITH GENERAL CIRCULATION IN THE COUNTY, TO PROVIDE IMMUNITY FROM LIABILITY FOR PROVIDING OR PUBLISHING SUCH INFORMATION ABSENT INTENT, MALICE, OR BAD FAITH, AND TO REQUIRE A SHERIFF TO NOTIFY THE PRINCIPAL OF PUBLIC AND PRIVATE SCHOOLS AND THE ADMINISTRATORS OF DAY CARE CENTERS OF AN OFFENDER RESIDING WITHIN ONE-HALF MILE OF THE SCHOOL OR DAY CARE CENTER.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 3076 -- Rep. Rodgers: A BILL TO AMEND TITLE 15, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO CIVIL REMEDIES AND PROCEDURES, BY ADDING CHAPTER 30 SO AS TO ENACT THE "SOUTH CAROLINA NONECONOMIC DAMAGE AWARDS ACT OF 1999" WHICH PROVIDES FOR CERTAIN LIMITS ON THE AMOUNT AND TYPES OF DAMAGE AWARDS IN PERSONAL INJURY ACTIONS, AND WHICH PROVIDES FOR FINDINGS WHICH MUST BE MADE WITH REGARD TO SUCH DAMAGE AWARDS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3077 -- Rep. Rodgers: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-28-2740, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE DISTRIBUTION OF "C" FUNDS DERIVED FROM THE TWO AND SIXTY-SIX ONE-HUNDREDTHS CENTS A GALLON GASOLINE TAX, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE APPOINTMENT OF THE COUNTY TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE, THE TERMS OF ITS MEMBERS, ATTENDANCE REQUIREMENTS FOR MEMBERS, AND THE POWERS OF THE COMMITTEE REGARDING EXPENDITURE OF MONIES.
Introduced and Committed
Other proceedings
Other proceedings
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H. 3078 -- Rep. Rodgers: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 1 OF TITLE 2, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY, BY ADDING SECTION 2-1-200 SO AS TO DEVOLVE ALL POWERS, DUTIES, AND RESPONSIBILITIES GRANTED TO COUNTY LEGISLATIVE DELEGATIONS WHICH AFFECT ONLY ONE COUNTY TO THE COUNTY GOVERNING BODY WITH THE CONSENT OF THE RESPECTIVE DELEGATION, EXCEPT THOSE POWERS RELATING TO STATEWIDE OR REGIONAL BOARDS, COMMISSIONS, OR OTHER ENTITIES THAT HAVE REPRESENTATIVES ON THE GOVERNING BOARD FROM MORE THAN ONE COUNTY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3079 -- Reps. Sharpe and Emory: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 16-23-220, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO UNLAWFUL TRANSPORTATION OF A MACHINE GUN, MILITARY FIREARM, SAWED-OFF SHOTGUN OR RIFLE WITHIN THE STATE, SO AS TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR PENALTIES; TO AMEND SECTION 16-23-230, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO UNLAWFUL STORING, KEEPING, OR POSSESSING A MACHINE GUN, MILITARY FIREARM, SAWED-OFF SHOTGUN, OR RIFLE, SO AS TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR PENALTIES; TO AMEND SECTION 16-23-240, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO UNLAWFUL SALE, RENTAL, OR GIVING AWAY OF A MACHINE GUN, MILITARY FIREARM, SAWED-OFF SHOTGUN, OR RIFLE, SO AS TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR PENALTIES; AND TO AMEND SECTION 23-31-370, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO SPECIAL LIMITED LICENSES FOR POSSESSION, TRANSPORTATION, AND SALE OF MACHINE GUNS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON LICENSED PURSUANT TO FEDERAL LAW MAY POSSESS, STORE, KEEP, TRANSPORT, OR SELL A MACHINE GUN IN THIS STATE AFTER SECURING A SPECIAL LIMITED LICENSE FROM THE SOUTH CAROLINA LAW ENFORCEMENT DIVISION, TO PROHIBIT THE SALE OF MACHINE GUNS TO AGENCIES OR PERSONS NOT AUTHORIZED TO POSSESS MACHINE GUNS, TO REQUIRE CERTAIN INFORMATION PERTAINING TO LICENSEES AND CONCERNING THE SALE OR TRANSFER OF MACHINE GUNS BE PROVIDED TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA LAW ENFORCEMENT DIVISION, TO PROVIDE FOR SUSPENSION AND REVOCATION OF LICENSES ISSUED UNDER THIS SECTION, AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Amended
Proposed Amendment
Debate Adjourned
Request for Debate
Other proceedings
Point of Order

H. 3080 -- Reps. J. Smith, Harvin and Lourie: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 25-11-25 SO AS TO REQUIRE, BEGINNING WITH FISCAL YEAR 1999-2000, THAT APPROPRIATIONS BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO VETERANS' ORGANIZATIONS INCLUDE AN APPROPRIATION IN A LIKE AMOUNT AND UNDER THE SAME TERMS AND CONDITIONS TO THE VIETNAM VETERANS OF AMERICA, INC., AND TO REQUIRE THIS APPROPRIATION BE IN ADDITION TO FUNDS PREVIOUSLY APPROPRIATED FOR VETERANS' ORGANIZATIONS.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3081 -- Reps. Spearman, Kelley, Knotts, Keegan, Edge and Harrison: A JOINT RESOLUTION PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO SECTION 7, ARTICLE XVII OF THE CONSTITUTION OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1895, RELATING TO LOTTERIES, SO AS TO AUTHORIZE LOTTERIES CONDUCTED ONLY BY THE STATE AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE USE OF THE REVENUES DERIVED FROM THE LOTTERIES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3082 -- Reps. Townsend, Walker, Delleney, J. Brown, Stuart, Harrison, Allison, J. Hines, Edge, Robinson, Rodgers, Cato, Wilkins, Sandifer, Moody-Lawrence, Lourie, J. Smith, F. Smith, Rutherford, Maddox, Allen, Ott, Harvin, Kennedy, Jennings, Bales, Hayes, W. McLeod, Simrill, Knotts and Webb: A BILL TO PROVIDE THAT FOR FISCAL YEAR 1999-2000, FOR PURPOSES OF A SCHOOL DISTRICT USING FUNDS AVAILABLE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 144 OF TITLE 59 OF THE 1976 CODE, THE TERM "SCHOOL FACILITIES" INCLUDES PORTABLE CLASSROOMS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
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Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Amended
Amended
Amended
Amended
Amended
Amended
Proposed Amendment
Proposed Amendment
Request for Debate
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Point of Order
Non-Concurrence

H. 3083 -- Rep. Whipper: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 15-78-100, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA TORT CLAIMS ACT AND WHEN AND WHERE TO COMMENCE AN ACTION, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT CERTAIN CAUSES OF ACTION MUST BE FILED IN MAGISTRATE'S COURT; TO AMEND SECTION 15-78-120, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO LIMITATIONS ON LIABILITY, THE PROHIBITION AGAINST THE RECOVERY OF PUNITIVE OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES OR PREJUDGMENT INTEREST, AND AN ATTORNEY'S SIGNATURE ON PLEADINGS, MOTIONS, OR OTHER PAPERS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A STATE AGENCY OR POLITICAL SUBDIVISION MAY BE REPRESENTED BY A REPRESENTATIVE OF ITS INSURANCE CARRIER, DEPARTMENT MANAGER, STAFF PERSON, OR ANOTHER OFFICIAL IN CERTAIN ACTIONS; AND TO AMEND SECTION 22-3-20, RELATING TO CIVIL ACTIONS IN WHICH A MAGISTRATE DOES NOT HAVE JURISDICTION TO PROVIDE AN EXCEPTION THAT A MAGISTRATE HAS JURISDICTION IN AN ACTION WHERE THE STATE IS A PARTY AND THE CLAIM FOR DAMAGES IS FOR FIVE THOUSAND DOLLARS OR LESS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3084 -- Rep. Wilder: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 9-1-10, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS FOR PURPOSES OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA RETIREMENT SYSTEM, SO AS TO INCLUDE IN THE DEFINITION OF "EMPLOYEE" A STUDENT EMPLOYED IN A STATE COLLEGE, UNIVERSITY, OR EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION OF HIGHER LEARNING AT WHICH THE STUDENT IS ENROLLED.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3085 -- Rep. Wilder: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 8-11-620, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE TREATMENT OF ACCRUED ANNUAL LEAVE OF A STATE EMPLOYEE ON THE EMPLOYEE'S TERMINATION, RETIREMENT, OR DEATH, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR A LUMP-SUM PAYMENT FOR UNUSED ANNUAL LEAVE, NOT TO EXCEED FORTY-FIVE DAYS AND WITHOUT REGARD TO LEAVE TAKEN IN THE CALENDAR YEAR, FOR AN EMPLOYEE TERMINATED DUE TO A REDUCTION IN FORCE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3086 -- Rep. Wilder: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 61-6-180, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR BEER OR WINE PERMITS AND ALCOHOLIC LIQUOR LICENSES, SO AS TO REVISE THE NEWSPAPER NOTICE AND NOTICE POSTING REQUIREMENTS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Proposed Amendment
Debate Adjourned
Other proceedings
Point of Order

H. 3087 -- Rep. Witherspoon: A BILL TO AMEND TITLE 59, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO EDUCATION, BY ADDING CHAPTER 151 SO AS TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THE MANNER IN WHICH AND CONDITIONS UNDER WHICH TENURE AT STATE-SUPPORTED INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER LEARNING IN SOUTH CAROLINA SHALL BE GRANTED.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3088 -- Rep. Davenport: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 16-1-60, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO VIOLENT CRIMES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT ASSAULT AND BATTERY OF A HIGH AND AGGRAVATED NATURE AND CAUSING GREAT BODILY INJURY OR DEATH BY OPERATING A MOTOR VEHICLE WHILE UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF ALCOHOL ARE VIOLENT CRIMES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3089 -- Rep. Altman: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 16-3-1085 SO AS TO ESTABLISH THE CRIMES OF DOMESTIC TERRORISM, AIDING AND ABETTING DOMESTIC TERRORISM, AND CONSPIRACY TO COMMIT DOMESTIC TERRORISM, AND TO PROVIDE THE DEATH PENALTY FOR VIOLATION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3090 -- Reps. Altman and Rodgers: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-37-220, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTIONS, SO AS TO EXEMPT THE DWELLING HOME AND LOT OF A FORMER PRISONER OF WAR OR MEDAL OF HONOR WINNER AND TO PROVIDE THE CONDITIONS UNDER WHICH THE EXEMPTION CONTINUES FOR A SURVIVING SPOUSE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3091 -- Rep. Altman: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 7-1-90 SO AS TO REQUIRE REFERENDUMS ON THE QUESTION OF RAISING THE BONDED INDEBTEDNESS LIMITS OF POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONS AND SCHOOL DISTRICTS TO BE HELD AT THE GENERAL ELECTION AND TO REQUIRE THE QUESTION TO BE CERTIFIED AT LEAST FORTY-FIVE DAYS BEFORE THE DATE OF THE GENERAL ELECTION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3092 -- Reps. Altman and Emory: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 38-53-270, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO A PROFESSIONAL BONDSMAN'S MAINTENANCE OF DEPOSITS WITH THE CLERK OF COURT, SO AS TO REVISE THE AMOUNT A PROFESSIONAL BONDSMAN SHALL MAINTAIN AS A DEPOSIT WITH A CLERK OF COURT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3093 -- Reps. Altman and Robinson: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 2-7-25 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT ACTS, RESOLUTIONS, OR LAWS OF THIS STATE ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY ARE AFFORDED A PRESUMPTION OF LEGALITY AND CONSTITUTIONALITY, TO PROVIDE FOR THE BURDEN OF PROOF A PLAINTIFF MUST MEET IN SEEKING TO OVERTURN AN ACT, RESOLUTION, OR LAW OF THIS STATE, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE ATTORNEY GENERAL, UPON CONCLUSION OF SUCH AN ACTION, PROMPTLY SHALL NOTIFY CERTAIN OFFICERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY IF A COURT DECLARES AN ACT, RESOLUTION, OR LAW UNCONSTITUTIONAL, INVALID, OR WITHOUT FORCE AND EFFECT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3094 -- Rep. Altman: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 61-4-615 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT NO LICENSEE MAY SELL OR OFFER TO SELL ANY CONTAINER OF MALT LIQUOR THAT CONTAINS MORE THAN ONE QUART OF THAT BEVERAGE, AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3095 -- Rep. Altman: A BILL TO CREATE SEVEN INDEPENDENT AND AUTONOMOUS SCHOOL DISTRICTS IN CHARLESTON COUNTY AS OF JANUARY 1, 2001, TO PROVIDE FOR THE GOVERNANCE OF EACH SUCH SCHOOL DISTRICT, TO DEVOLVE THE POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE CHARLESTON COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD AND CONSTITUENT BOARDS UPON THESE DISTRICTS AND THEIR RESPECTIVE BOARDS; TO ESTABLISH THE COUNCIL OF BOARD CHAIRMEN FOR EDUCATIONAL SERVICES TO PROVIDE CERTAIN SUPPLIES AND SERVICES TO THE DISTRICTS WITH THE AUTHORITY TO LEVY TAXES FOR OPERATING COSTS; TO CONDITION THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THESE DISTRICTS AND THEIR RESPECTIVE BOARDS ON A REFERENDUM TO BE HELD AT THE TIME OF THE GENERAL ELECTION IN 2000; AND TO REPEAL ACT 340 OF 1967 RELATING TO THE CHARLESTON COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD AND ALL OTHER ACTS INCONSISTENT WITH THIS ACT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3096 -- Rep. Altman: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-24-45 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A SCHOOL DISTRICT SUPERINTENDENT SHALL NOT RECEIVE OR BE OFFERED DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY FOR THE PERFORMANCE OR CONTINUATION OF HIS DUTIES A SALARY SUPPLEMENT OR OTHER CONSIDERATION ABOVE A SPECIFIED LIMIT FROM NONGOVERNMENTAL SOURCES EXCEPT UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS, AND TO PROVIDE PENALITIES FOR VIOLATION.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Debate Adjourned
Objection

H. 3097 -- Rep. Clyburn: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 57-5-880, SO AS TO REQUIRE ALL STATE SECONDARY HIGHWAY SYSTEM ROADS, STREETS, AND HIGHWAYS TO HAVE CENTER LINES DIVIDING OPPOSING TRAFFIC.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3098 -- Rep. Clyburn: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-63-545 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IT IS THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE SCHOOL DISTRICT IN WHICH A CHILD IS PLACED IN FOSTER CARE OR OTHER LIVING ARRANGEMENTS TO PROVIDE FOR THE CHILD'S EDUCATION AND TO PROVIDE AN EXCEPTION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3099 -- Rep. Clyburn: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 7-11-15, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO QUALIFICATIONS TO RUN AS A CANDIDATE IN GENERAL ELECTIONS, SO AS TO HAVE CANDIDATES FOR THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES AND SENATE FILE THEIR STATEMENTS OF INTENTION OF CANDIDACY WITH THE COUNTY ELECTION COMMISSION INSTEAD OF THE COUNTY EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE OF THEIR RESPECTIVE PARTY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3100 -- Reps. Clyburn and Simrill: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-1170, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DEDUCTIONS FROM SOUTH CAROLINA TAXABLE INCOME, SO AS TO INCREASE FROM TEN THOUSAND DOLLARS TO FIFTEEN THOUSAND DOLLARS THE MAXIMUM AMOUNT OF RETIREMENT INCOME WHICH MAY BE DEDUCTED FROM TAXABLE INCOME BY A TAXPAYER OVER AGE SIXTY-FIVE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3101 -- Reps. Davenport, Simrill and Walker: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-36-2120, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO EXEMPTIONS FROM THE STATE SALES TAX, BY ADDING AN APPROPRIATELY NUMBERED ITEM SO AS TO EXEMPT THE SALES OF HOSPITAL BEDS, WHEELCHAIRS, AND EYE GLASSES AND CONTACT LENSES IF REQUIRED BY A PHYSICIAN.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3102 -- Rep. Davenport: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 38-71-267 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PAYOR OF HEALTH CARE SERVICES MAY NOT INTERFERE WITH THE DECISIONS OF A LICENSED HEALTH CARE PROVIDER UNLESS THE DECISION IS INCONSISTENT WITH SOUND MEDICAL PRACTICE AND TO PROVIDE THAT ALL REMEDIES FOR REDRESSING GRIEVANCES AGAINST PHYSICIANS AND OTHER HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS ARE AVAILABLE AGAINST HEALTH MAINTENANCE ORGANIZATIONS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3103 -- Rep. Davenport: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 48-36-40 SO AS TO ESTABLISH THE MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS OF THE BEST MANAGEMENT PRACTICES GUIDELINES OF THE STATE COMMISSION ON FORESTRY, TO MAKE COMPLIANCE WITH THE GUIDELINES MANDATORY, AND TO PROVIDE A CIVIL PENALTY FOR VIOLATIONS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3104 -- Reps. Davenport, Simrill and Robinson: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-36-2120, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO EXEMPTIONS FROM SALES TAX, SO AS TO EXEMPT FROM THE TAX THE GROSS PROCEEDS OF SALES OR SALES PRICE OF FOOD ITEMS ELIGIBLE FOR PURCHASE WITH UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE FOOD COUPONS, NOT INCLUDING RESTAURANT MEALS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3105 -- Rep. Govan: A JOINT RESOLUTION ESTABLISHING THE TWENTY-FIVE YEAR STATE RETIREMENT STUDY COMMITTEE AND PROVIDING FOR ITS MEMBERSHIP AND DUTIES, TO REQUIRE THE COMMITTEE TO REPORT ITS FINDINGS AND RECOMMENDATIONS TO THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY NO LATER THAN OCTOBER 15, 1999, AND TO ABOLISH THE COMMITTEE AFTER IT MAKES ITS REPORT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3106 -- Rep. Harris: A BILL TO PROVIDE FOR THE PER DIEM AND MILEAGE FOR MEMBERS OF THE BOARD OF THE CHESTERFIELD COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT AND TO REPEAL ACT 235 OF 1981, RELATING TO PER DIEM AND MILEAGE FOR MEMBERS OF THE BOARD OF THE CHESTERFIELD COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT AND MAKE THESE PROVISIONS EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 1999.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Ratified

H. 3107 -- Rep. Hawkins: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 1-1-699 SO AS TO DESIGNATE THE SPOTTED SALAMANDER, AMBYSTOMA MACULATUM, AS THE OFFICIAL STATE AMPHIBIAN.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Debate Adjourned
Point of Order
Rejected

H. 3108 -- Reps. Wilkins, Knotts, Altman, Inabinett, Stuart, Leach, R. Smith, Witherspoon, Hamilton, Simrill, Campsen, Klauber, Sandifer, Vaughn, Law, Hawkins, Harrison, Keegan, D. Smith, Kirsh, Wilder, Robinson, Askins, Woodrum, Phillips, Harrell, Lucas, Barrett, Young-Brickell, Hinson, Bailey, Allison, Cato, Walker, Mason, Rodgers, Gilham, Maddox, Rhoad, Meacham, Littlejohn, Rice and Seithel: A BILL TO AMEND TITLE 16, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO CRIMES AND OFFENSES BY ADDING CHAPTER 2 SO AS TO PROVIDE ADVISORY SENTENCING GUIDELINES; TO AMEND SECTION 16-1-10, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE CATEGORIZATION OF FELONIES AND MISDEMEANORS, SO AS TO REVISE THE EXEMPT CATEGORY OF CRIMES; TO AMEND SECTION 16-1-20, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PENALTIES FOR THE VARIOUS CLASSES OF CRIMES, SO AS TO REVISE THE SET OF CRIMES THE MINIMUM TERM OF IMPRISONMENT APPLIES TO; TO AMEND SECTION 16-1-30, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE CLASSIFICATION OF OFFENSES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT ALL OFFENSES ARE AUTOMATICALLY CLASSIFIED; TO AMEND SECTION 24-3-20, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO CONFINEMENT OF PRISONERS AND WORK RELEASE PROGRAM ELIGIBILITY, SO AS TO SUBSTITUTE CERTAIN CLASSIFIED FELONIES AND EXEMPT OFFENSES FOR THE TERM "NO PAROLE OFFENSE"; TO AMEND SECTION 24-13-125, RELATING TO CONDITIONS A PRISONER MUST MEET TO BECOME ELIGIBLE FOR WORK RELEASE, SO AS TO SUBSTITUTE CERTAIN FELONIES AND EXEMPT OFFENSES FOR THE TERM "NO PAROLE OFFENSES" AND TO PROVIDE THAT THIS PROVISION DOES NOT APPLY TO CERTAIN LOCAL CORRECTIONAL FACILITIES; TO AMEND SECTION 24-13-150, RELATING TO CONDITIONS A PRISONER MUST MEET TO BECOME ELIGIBLE FOR EARLY RELEASE, DISCHARGE, OR COMMUNITY SUPERVISION, SO AS TO SUBSTITUTE "AN OFFENSE" FOR THE TERM "NO PAROLE OFFENSE" AND TO PROVIDE THAT THIS PROVISION DOES NOT APPLY TO CERTAIN LOCAL CORRECTIONAL FACILITIES; TO AMEND SECTION 24-13-210, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO ELIGIBILITY FOR AND FORFEITURE OF GOOD CONDUCT CREDITS, SO AS TO LIMIT THE AMOUNT OF TIME A PRISONER CAN EARN FOR GOOD BEHAVIOR TO THREE DAYS A MONTH AND TO ELIMINATE THE TERM "NO PAROLE OFFENSE"; TO AMEND SECTION 24-13-230, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO ELIGIBILITY FOR EDUCATION CREDITS, SO AS TO LIMIT THE AMOUNT OF TIME A PRISONER CAN EARN FOR PARTICIPATING IN AN EDUCATION PROGRAM TO SIX DAYS A MONTH AND TO ELIMINATE THE TERM "NO PAROLE OFFENSE"; TO AMEND SECTION 24-13-430, RELATING TO RIOTING OR INCITING TO RIOT, SO AS TO REVISE THE PENALTY; TO AMEND SECTION 24-13-650, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE PROHIBITION AGAINST THE RELEASE OF AN OFFENDER INTO THE COMMUNITY IN WHICH HE COMMITTED THE CRIME, SO AS TO SUBSTITUTE CERTAIN CLASSIFIED FELONIES AND EXEMPT OFFENSES FOR THE TERM "NO PAROLE OFFENSE"; TO AMEND SECTIONS 24-13-710 AND 24-13-720, BOTH AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE SUPERVISED FURLOUGH PROGRAM, SO AS TO SUBSTITUTE CERTAIN CLASSIFIED FELONIES AND EXEMPT OFFENSES FOR THE TERM "NO PAROLE OFFENSE" AND TO MAKE A TECHNICAL CHANGE; TO AMEND SECTION 24-13-1310, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE SHOCK INCARCERATION PROGRAM, SO AS TO SUBSTITUTE CERTAIN CLASSIFIED FELONIES AND EXEMPT OFFENSES FOR THE TERM "NO PAROLE OFFENSE"; TO AMEND SECTION 24-21-30, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PAROLE, SO AS TO ELIMINATE PAROLE FOR A CRIME AND TO PROVIDE THAT CERTAIN OFFENDERS MUST COMPLETE A COMMUNITY SUPERVISION PROGRAM BEFORE HIS DISCHARGE FROM HIS SENTENCE; TO AMEND SECTION 24-21-560, RELATING TO PRISONERS WHO MUST COMPLETE A COMMUNITY SUPERVISION PROGRAM OPERATED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF PROBATION, PAROLE, AND PARDON SERVICES BEFORE THEIR RELEASE FROM THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM, SO AS TO REVISE THE OFFENSES THAT REQUIRE AN OFFENDER TO COMPLETE A COMMUNITY SUPERVISION PROGRAM AND TO PROVIDE THAT A JUDGE MAY INCLUDE COMPLETION OF A COMMUNITY SUPERVISION PROGRAM AS A PART OF A SENTENCE FOR CERTAIN CRIMES AND TO SUBSTITUTE CERTAIN CLASSIFIED CRIMES FOR THE TERM "NO PAROLE OFFENSE"; TO AMEND SECTION 24-26-10, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA SENTENCING GUIDELINES COMMISSION, SO AS TO REVISE THE COMPOSITIOIN OF THE COMMISSION; TO AMEND SECTION 24-26-20, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA SENTENCING GUIDELINES COMMISSION, SO AS TO REVISE THE CONTENTS OF ITS ANNUAL REPORT; TO REPEAL SECTIONS 2-13-66, 16-1-90, 16-1-100, AND 16-1-110 RELATING TO THE CLASSIFICATION OF FELONIES AND MISDEMEANORS; TO REPEAL SECTION 24-13-100 RELATING TO THE DEFINITION OF "NO PAROLE OFFENSE", AND TO PROVIDE A SEVERABILITY CLAUSE, AND THAT ALL PROCEEDINGS PENDING AT THE TIME THIS ACT TAKES EFFECT ARE SAVED AND THAT THE PROVISIONS OF THIS ACT APPLY PROSPECTIVELY.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor removed
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Amended
Proposed Amendment
Request for Debate
Request for Debate
Point of Order
Point of Order

H. 3109 -- Reps. Sandifer, Law, Vaughn and Littlejohn: A BILL TO AMEND ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 9, TITLE 50, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO HUNTING, FISHING, AND TRAPPING LICENSES, BY ADDING SECTION 50-9-65 SO AS TO AUTHORIZE THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES TO ENTER INTO RECIPROCAL AGREEMENTS WITH AGENCIES OF OTHER STATES WHEREBY COMPLIMENTARY NONRESIDENT HUNTING AND FISHING LICENSES MAY BE ISSUED TO DISABLED PERSONS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3110 -- Reps. R. Smith, Beck, Cotty and Littlejohn: A JOINT RESOLUTION PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO SECTION 7, ARTICLE XVII OF THE CONSTITUTION OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1895, RELATING TO LOTTERIES, SO AS TO AUTHORIZE LOTTERIES ONLY WHEN CONDUCTED BY THE STATE IN THE MANNER THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY PROVIDES BY LAW AND TO CREDIT THE NET PROCEEDS TO A SEPARATE LOTTERY FOR EDUCATION FUND IN THE STATE TREASURY THE PROCEEDS OF WHICH MUST BE USED ONLY FOR EDUCATION PURPOSES AND EDUCATION PROGRAMS IN THE MANNER THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY PROVIDES BY LAW.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3111 -- Reps. Littlejohn and Rhoad: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 1-1-699 SO AS TO DESIGNATE THE SPOTTED SALAMANDER, AMBYSTOMA MACULATUM, AS THE OFFICIAL STATE AMPHIBIAN.
Introduced and Committed
Recalled
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Point of Order
Ratified

H. 3112 -- Reps. Cobb-Hunter and Jennings: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-37-251, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO HOMESTEAD EXEMPTION FROM PROPERTY TAXES LEVIED FOR SCHOOL OPERATIONS SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR NINETY PERCENT REIMBURSEMENT OF LOST REVENUES TO SCHOOL DISTRICTS IN THE LAST QUARTER OF THE CALENDAR YEAR INSTEAD OF ON DECEMBER 1.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3113 -- Reps. Cobb-Hunter and Jennings: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-37-251, AS AMENDED, OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO THE PROPERTY TAX RELIEF FUND, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT TAXING DISTRICTS OTHER THAN JUST SCHOOL DISTRICT, BE REIMBURSED FROM THE PROPERTY TAX RELIEF FUND, TO PROVIDE FOR THE REIMBURSEMENT ON A PER CAPITA BASIS FROM REVENUES CREDITED TO THE STATE PROPERTY TAX RELIEF FUND, AND TO PROVIDE THAT IF THE AMOUNT REIMBURSED TO A SCHOOL DISTRICT IS INSUFFICIENT TO REIMBURSE FULLY FOR THE BASE YEAR OPERATING MILLAGE, THE SCHOOL BOARD SHALL CALCULATE A SCHOOL OPERATING MILLAGE SUFFICIENT TO MAKE UP THE SHORTFALL.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3114 -- Rep. Miller: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 48-1-82 SO AS TO PROHIBIT THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL FROM PERMITTING THE QUALITY OF SURFACE WATERS TO BE CUMULATIVELY LOWERED MORE THAN 0.1 MG/1 FOR DISSOLVED OXYGEN FROM POINT SOURCES OR OTHER ACTIVITIES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3115 -- Reps. Kirsh, Moody-Lawrence, Rhoad and Littlejohn: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 44-23-410, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE DETERMINATION OF CAPACITY TO STAND TRIAL OF PERSONS CHARGED WITH A CRIME OR CIVIL CONTEMPT, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THIS PROVISION APPLIES TO MAGISTRATE COURT, TO PROVIDE A PROCEDURE TO SUSPEND AND REINSTATE A PERSON'S DRIVER'S LICENSE OR PRIVILEGE TO DRIVE WHO IS UNABLE TO STAND TRIAL BECAUSE OF A MENTAL CONDITION, AND TO PROVIDE A PROCEDURE TO SUSPEND AND REINSTATE A PERSON'S DRIVER'S LICENSE OR PRIVILEGE TO DRIVE WHO HAS SUFFERED A RELAPSE OF A MENTAL CONDITION BEFORE HIS TRIAL DATE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3116 -- Reps. Lanford, Harrison, Maddox, Rhoad and Littlejohn: A BILL TO AMEND SECTIONS 9-1-1140, 9-9-50, AND 9-11-50, ALL AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO CREDITED SERVICE FOR PURPOSES OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA RETIREMENT SYSTEM, THE RETIREMENT SYSTEM FOR MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY, AND THE POLICE OFFICERS RETIREMENT SYSTEM, SO AS TO ALLOW SERVICE IN THE SELECTED RESERVE OF ANY OF THE RESERVE COMPONENTS OF THE ARMED FORCES OF THE UNITED STATES TO BE ESTABLISHED AND TO PROVIDE THE REQUIREMENTS FOR ESTABLISHING SUCH SERVICE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3117 -- Reps. Haskins, Edge, Robinson, Harrison, Wilkins, Cotty, Simrill, Sandifer and Vaughn: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO PROVIDE THAT, WITH RESPECT TO EMPLOYMENT SECURITY CONTRIBUTIONS, EACH EMPLOYER SUBJECT TO TITLE 41 OF THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, SHALL PAY FOR THE PERIOD OF JANUARY 1, 1999 THROUGH DECEMBER 31, 1999 AT A CONTRIBUTION RATE EQUAL TO FIFTY PERCENT OF THE CONTRIBUTION RATE DETERMINED FOR THE PERIOD OF JANUARY 1, 1997 THROUGH DECEMBER 31, 1997.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3118 -- Reps. Haskins, Edge, Robinson, Harrison, Simrill, Sandifer and Vaughn: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 41-27-410, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE EMPLOYMENT SECURITY ADMINISTRATIVE CONTINGENCY ASSESSMENT, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE CONTRIBUTION RATE MEANS THE CONTRIBUTION BASE RATE; TO AMEND SECTION 41-31-10, RELATING TO THE GENERAL RATE OF CONTRIBUTION FOR EMPLOYMENT SECURITY PURPOSES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT, FOR CALENDAR YEAR 2000 AND THEREAFTER, EMPLOYERS SUBJECT TO THE PAYMENT OF CONTRIBUTIONS ARE SUBJECT ALSO TO AN ADJUSTMENT OVER AND ABOVE THEIR BASE RATE IF SO REQUIRED BY SECTION 41-31-80; TO AMEND SECTION 41-31-40, RELATING TO RATE COMPUTATION PERIODS AND THE MINIMUM CONTRIBUTION FOR THE FIRST TWENTY-FOUR MONTHS FOR EMPLOYMENT SECURITY PURPOSES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT RATE MEANS BASE RATE; TO AMEND SECTION 41-31-50, RELATING TO THE DETERMINATION OF RATES AND VOLUNTARY PAYMENTS FOR EMPLOYMENT SECURITY PURPOSES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT RATE MEANS BASE RATE, PROVIDE FOR THE SCHEDULE OF DETERMINED RATES FOR CALENDAR YEARS COMMENCING WITH THE YEAR 2000, AND PROVIDE FOR RELATED MATTERS; TO AMEND SECTION 41-31-60, RELATING TO EMPLOYMENT SECURITY, THE APPLICABLE RATE WHERE A DELINQUENT REPORT IS RECEIVED, AND THE PROVISION THAT THERE SHALL BE NO REDUCTION PERMITTED IN THE RATE WHEN EXECUTION FOR THE UNPAID TAX IS OUTSTANDING, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT RATE MEANS BASE RATE; TO AMEND SECTION 41-31-80, RELATING TO EMPLOYMENT SECURITY AND THE STATEWIDE RESERVE RATIO, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT FOR THE BASE RATE COMPUTATIONS MADE FOR YEARS PRIOR TO CALENDAR YEAR 2000, WHEN THE STATEWIDE RESERVE RATIO COMPUTED DURING ANY CALENDAR YEAR EQUALS OR EXCEEDS THREE AND ONE-HALF PERCENT, CONTRIBUTION RATES APPLICABLE TO THE ENSUING CALENDAR YEAR ARE COMPUTED IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTIONS 41-31-40 AND 41-31-50, AND PROVIDE THAT FOR THE BASE RATE COMPUTATIONS MADE FOR YEARS COMMENCING WITH CALENDAR YEAR 2000, WHEN THE STATEWIDE RESERVE RATIO COMPUTED DURING ANY CALENDAR YEAR IS LESS THAN TWO PERCENT, ALL CONTRIBUTION BASE RATES AS COMPUTED IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTIONS 41-31-40 AND 41-31-50 ARE ADJUSTED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE PROVIDED SCHEDULE; TO AMEND SECTION 41-31-110, RELATING TO EMPLOYMENT SECURITY AND THE COMPUTATION OF RATES APPLICABLE TO SUCCESSORS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT RATE MEANS BASE RATE; AND TO AMEND SECTION 41-31-670, RELATING TO EMPLOYMENT SECURITY, FINANCING BENEFITS PAID TO EMPLOYEES OF NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS, AND SPECIAL PROVISIONS FOR ORGANIZATIONS THAT MADE REGULAR CONTRIBUTIONS PRIOR TO JANUARY 1, 1969, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT EMPLOYER'S RATE MEANS EMPLOYER'S BASE RATE.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Point of Order
Ratified

H. 3119 -- Rep. Haskins, Edge, Cave, Cato, Harrison, Rhoad, Simrill, Leach, Kirsh and Robinson: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTIONS 56-5-616 AND 56-5-617 SO AS TO DEFINE THE HIGHWAYS ENCOMPASSING THE INTERSTATE HIGHWAY SYSTEM AND THE STATE HIGHWAY PRIMARY SYSTEM; TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-1520, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO SPEED LIMITS, SO AS TO REVISE THE SPEED LIMITS ALONG THE STATE'S HIGHWAYS; TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-1535, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO SPEEDING IN WORK ZONES, SO AS TO REVISE THE LANGUAGE ON SIGNS POSTED IN A WORK ZONE AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE PENALTY CONTAINED ON SIGNS POSTED IN A WORK ZONE ARE IN ADDITION TO OTHER PENALTIES FOR SPEEDING; TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-1540, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE ALTERATION OF SPEED LIMITS BY LOCAL AUTHORITIES, SO AS TO REVISE THE MAXIMUM SPEED LIMIT IN AN URBAN DISTRICT; AND TO REPEAL SECTION 56-5-1510, RELATING TO THE STATE'S FIFTY-FIVE MILE AN HOUR MAXIMUM SPEED LIMIT AND FEDERAL LAWS THAT PERMIT THE STATE TO SET SPEED LIMITS GREATER THAN FIFTY-FIVE MILES AN HOUR.
Introduced and Committed
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H. 3120 -- Reps. Sandifer, Meacham, Simrill and Littlejohn: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 23-3-620, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PERSONS REQUIRED TO BE INCLUDED IN THE STATE DNA DATABASE, SO AS TO INCLUDE PERSONS CONVICTED OR ADJUDICATED DELINQUENT FOR HOMICIDE OR ASSAULT AND BATTERY COMMITTED AGAINST A CHILD BY A PERSON SIXTEEN YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER.
Introduced and Committed
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H. 3121 -- Reps. Witherspoon, Edge, Law, Cotty, Leach, Walker, Littlejohn and Kirsh: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 1-1-560 SO AS TO PROHIBIT A MALE EIGHTEEN YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER FROM OBTAINING EMPLOYMENT WITH THE STATE OR A POLITICAL SUBDIVISION OF THE STATE UNLESS THE PERSON IS IN COMPLIANCE WITH THE FEDERAL MILITARY SELECTIVE SERVICE ACT; AND BY ADDING SECTION 59-101-375, SO AS TO PROHIBIT AN INDIVIDUAL FROM RECEIVING A LOAN, GRANT, SCHOLARSHIP, OR OTHER FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE FUNDED BY STATE REVENUE, FEDERAL FUNDS, OR GIFTS AND GRANTS ACCEPTED BY THE STATE OR FROM RECEIVING A STUDENT LOAN GUARANTEED BY THE STATE UNLESS THE INDIVIDUAL FILES A STATEMENT OF THE INDIVIDUAL'S SELECTIVE SERVICE STATUS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3122 -- Reps. J. Smith, Maddox, Jennings, Rhoad, Meacham, Cotty, Littlejohn and Lourie: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 16-17-445, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO REGULATION OF UNSOLICITED CONSUMER TELEPHONE CALLS, SO AS TO ADD THE DEFINITION OF "PRIZE PROMOTION", TO PROVIDE THAT A TELEPHONE SOLICITOR WHO MAKES AN UNSOLICITED CONSUMER TELEPHONE CALL MUST DISCLOSE PROMPTLY TO THE PERSON RECEIVING THE CALL THE IDENTITY OF THE SELLER, THAT THE PURPOSE OF THE CALL IS TO SELL GOODS OR SERVICES, THE NATURE OF THE GOODS OR SERVICES, THAT NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT IS NECESSARY TO WIN OR PARTICIPATE IN A PRIZE PROMOTION IF A PRIZE PROMOTION IS OFFERED, AND THAT, WHEN REQUESTED, THE TELEMARKETER MUST DISCLOSE THE NO PURCHASE/NO PAYMENT ENTRY METHOD FOR THE PRIZE PROMOTION, AND TO REVISE THE METHOD BY WHICH THE CALLED PARTY'S NAME MAY BE DELETED FROM THE SOLICITOR'S CALLING LIST.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3123 -- Reps. J. Smith, Moody-Lawrence, Rutherford and Lourie: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 16-17-500, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE UNLAWFUL SUPPLYING OF MINORS WITH CIGARETTES, TOBACCO, OR CIGARETTE PAPER, SO AS TO ALSO MAKE IT UNLAWFUL TO SUPPLY CIGARS OR ROLLING PAPER, TO REVISE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATION, AND TO PROVIDE THAT ALL VIOLATIONS MUST BE TRIED IN MAGISTRATE'S COURT; AND TO ADD SECTION 20-7-8927 SO AS TO MAKE IT UNLAWFUL FOR A MINOR UNDER THE AGE OF EIGHTEEN TO POSSESS SUCH TOBACCO PRODUCTS AND PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS.
Introduced and Committed
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-H. 3124 -- Reps. Haskins, Robinson and Kirsh: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO PROVIDE THAT ON OR BEFORE JULY 1, 1999, THE STATE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD SHALL ISSUE A REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS (RFP) SOLICITING BIDS FOR THE PURCHASE OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA PUBLIC SERVICE AUTHORITY BY A THIRD PARTY FROM THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, TO STIPULATE THE REQUIREMENTS OF THIS REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS, TO PROVIDE THAT THE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD ON OR BEFORE JANUARY 1, 2000, SHALL OPEN THE BIDS AND ACCEPT THE HIGHEST SUITABLE BID, TO REQUIRE THE PUBLIC SERVICE AUTHORITY TO CERTIFY ITS ASSETS AND LIABILITIES, AND PROVIDE ITS CERTIFIED INCOME STATEMENTS FOR THE LAST FIVE YEARS AND BALANCE SHEET TO THE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SOLICITATION, TO ALSO REQUIRE THE PUBLIC SERVICE AUTHORITY TO COOPERATE WITH INTERESTED BIDDERS IN THE PREPARATION OF THEIR BID, AND TO PROVIDE CIVIL REMEDIES AND PENALTIES FOR FAILURE TO PERFORM SUCH REQUIREMENTS OR TO COOPERATE, TO PROVIDE THAT IF A SUITABLE BID IS ACCEPTED THE REVENUE THEREFROM MUST BE DEPOSITED IN A FUND SEPARATE AND DISTINCT FROM THE STATE GENERAL FUND TO BE ENTITLED THE "SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATION TRUST FUND", TO PROVIDE FOR THE MANNER IN WHICH THE PRINCIPAL OF THIS TRUST FUND SHALL BE INVESTED, TO PROVIDE THAT THE EARNINGS FROM THE TRUST FUND SHALL BE ANNUALLY TRANSFERRED TO THE STATE GENERAL FUND AND USED FOR HIGHER EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIPS AND GRANT PURPOSES AND FOR OTHER EDUCATIONAL NEEDS AS THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY SHALL PROVIDE; AND TO REPEAL CHAPTER 31 OF TITLE 58 OF THE 1976 CODE RELATING TO THE PUBLIC SERVICE AUTHORITY UPON FINAL CONSUMMATION OF THIS PURCHASE AND SALE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3125 -- Rep. Fleming: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 14-7-1630, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE JURISDICTION OF A STATE GRAND JURY, SO AS TO REMOVE THE REQUIREMENT THAT CRIMES INVOLVING OBSCENITY MUST BE OF A MULTI-COUNTY NATURE FOR A STATE GRAND JURY TO HAVE JURISDICTION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3126 -- Reps. Cobb-Hunter and Moody-Lawrence: A BILL TO AMEND TITLE 34, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO BANKING, FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS, AND MONEY, BY ADDING CHAPTER 43 SO AS TO CREATE THE SOUTH CAROLINA COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATIONS AND FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS COMMISSION FOR THE PURPOSE OF CERTIFYING ENTITIES AS COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATIONS AND FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS, TO PROVIDE FOR THE APPOINTMENT OF COMMISSION MEMBERS AND THE OPERATION OF THE COMMISSION, AND TO DEFINE "COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION" AND "COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT FINANCIAL INSTITUTION"; AND TO AMEND ARTICLE 25, CHAPTER 6, TITLE 12 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO INCOME TAX CREDITS, BY ADDING SECTION 12-6-3520 SO AS TO PROVIDE A TAX CREDIT EQUAL TO FIFTY PERCENT OF A TAXPAYER'S INVESTMENT IN A COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION OR FINANCIAL INSTITUTION, UP TO A MAXIMUM OF TEN MILLION DOLLARS FOR ALL TAXPAYERS FOR ALL TAXABLE YEARS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3127 -- Reps. Cobb-Hunter and Maddox: A BILL TO AMEND TITLE 38, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO INSURANCE, BY ADDING CHAPTER 95 SO AS TO PROVIDE A METHOD FOR REGULATING THE HOME-SERVICE SYSTEM OF DISTRIBUTION OF INSURANCE POLICIES IN SOUTH CAROLINA, INCLUDING PROVISIONS, AMONG OTHER THINGS, FOR DEFINING DECEPTIVE ACTS AND FOR THE PROMULGATION OF REGULATIONS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3128 -- Reps. Cotty, Moody-Lawrence and Meacham: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 16-23-435 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IT IS UNLAWFUL TO DISCHARGE A FIREARM WITHIN A RADIUS OF ONE-HALF MILE OF A SCHOOL UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES, AND TO PROVIDE A PENALTY.
Introduced and Committed
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Request for Debate

H. 3129 -- Reps. Lanford, Walker, J. Smith, Barfield, Simrill, Allison, Maddox, R. Smith, Harrison, Jennings, Cotty, Sharpe, Littlejohn, McCraw and Robinson: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 9-1-1515, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO EARLY RETIREMENT UNDER THE SOUTH CAROLINA RETIREMENT SYSTEMS, SO AS TO ELIMINATE THE SPECIAL BENEFIT REDUCTION FACTOR APPLIED TO THE BENEFITS PAID AN EARLY RETIREE WHEN THE MEMBER, BEFORE RETIRING, MAKES A LUMP SUM PAYMENT TO THE SYSTEM IN AN AMOUNT EQUAL TO TWENTY PERCENT OF THE MEMBER'S EARNABLE COMPENSATION FOR EACH YEAR OF CREDITABLE SERVICE LESS THAN THIRTY OR THE AVERAGE OF THE MEMBER'S TWELVE HIGHEST CONSECUTIVE FISCAL QUARTERS OF COMPENSATION AT THE TIME OF PAYMENT, WHICHEVER IS LARGER, AND TO REQUIRE THE MEMBER TO RETIRE NOT MORE THAN NINETY DAYS AFTER THE PAYMENT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3130 -- Reps. Cobb-Hunter, Moody-Lawrence, Rhoad and Meacham: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 1-11-710, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE STATE INSURANCE PLAN FOR EMPLOYEES, RETIREES, AND ELIGIBLE DEPENDENTS, SO AS TO MAKE CERTAIN TEMPORARY STATE AGENCY EMPLOYEES ELIGIBLE FOR THE STATE HEALTH AND DENTAL INSURANCE GROUP PLAN, TO PROVIDE THOSE TEMPORARY EMPLOYEES ELIGIBLE FOR COVERAGE, AND TO PROHIBIT DISCRIMINATION IN HIRING ON THE BASIS OF THIS ELIGIBILITY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3131 -- Reps. Cobb-Hunter and Moody-Lawrence: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING CHAPTER 105 TO TITLE 59 SO AS TO ENACT THE "SOUTH CAROLINA CAMPUS SEXUAL ASSAULT INFORMATION ACT" WHICH REQUIRES INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER LEARNING TO DEVELOP, PUBLISH, AND IMPLEMENT POLICIES AND PRACTICES TO PROMOTE PREVENTION, AWARENESS, AND REMEDIES FOR CAMPUS SEXUAL ASSAULT.
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H. 3132 -- Reps. Haskins, Edge, Cato, Meacham, Law, Simrill, Sandifer, Leach, Vaughn and Walker: A JOINT RESOLUTION PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO SECTION 22 OF ARTICLE V OF THE CONSTITUTION OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1895, RELATING TO GRAND AND PETIT JURIES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT TEN OR MORE MEMBERS INSTEAD OF ALL TWELVE MEMBERS OF A JURY MUST VOTE IN FAVOR OF IMPOSING THE DEATH PENALTY WHERE A DEFENDANT HAS BEEN CONVICTED OF MURDER IN ORDER FOR THE DEATH PENALTY TO BE IMPOSED.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3133 -- Reps. Haskins, Simrill, Sandifer, Leach, Vaughn, Walker, Littlejohn, Campsen and Delleney: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 44-41-90 SO AS TO PROHIBIT STATE FUNDING TO INSTITUTIONS, AGENCIES, AND ORGANIZATIONS THAT PERFORM ABORTIONS IN THIS STATE AND TO PROVIDE AN EXCEPTION.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added
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H. 3134 -- Reps. Haskins, Meacham, Simrill and Leach: A BILL TO ENACT THE "WOMEN'S AND CHILDREN'S EXPLOITATION ACT OF 1999"; INCLUDING PROVISIONS TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 16-15-317 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE WRITTEN CONSENT OF THE RECIPIENT IN THIS STATE IS FIRST REQUIRED BEFORE A PERSON THROUGH USE OF THE MAIL OR OTHERWISE MAY SEND TO THAT PERSON MATERIAL WHICH CONTAINS NUDITY, VIOLENCE, SEXUALLY-EXPLICIT CONDUCT, OR VULGAR OR PROFANE LANGUAGE; TO PROVIDE THAT IF THIS CONSENT HAS BEEN OBTAINED, THE ENVELOPE OR PACKAGE CONTAINING THIS MATERIAL MUST HAVE CERTAIN LEGIBLE DISCLOSURES ON IT; TO PROVIDE EXCEPTIONS; AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS; BY ADDING SECTION 16-15-340 SO AS TO MAKE IT UNLAWFUL TO KNOWINGLY SOLICIT A PERSON UNDER EIGHTEEN YEARS OF AGE THROUGH THE USE OF A COMPUTER OR OTHER FORM OF COMMUNICATION FOR THE PURPOSE OF OBSCENE OR SEXUAL ACTIVITY, TO PROVIDE PENALTIES; AND TO AMEND SECTION 16-3-653, RELATING TO CRIMINAL SEXUAL CONDUCT IN THE SECOND DEGREE, SO AS TO INCREASE THE PENALTY FROM TWENTY TO TWENTY-FIVE YEARS; TO AMEND SECTION 16-3-655, SO AS TO INCLUDE AS CRIMINAL SEXUAL CONDUCT IN THE SECOND DEGREE ENGAGING IN SEXUAL BATTERY WITH A VICTIM UNDER EIGHTEEN YEARS OF AGE IF THE ACTOR IS FOUR OR MORE YEARS OLDER THAN THE VICTIM; TO AMEND SECTIONS 16-15-305, 16-15-375, 16-15-385, AND 16-15-405, ALL AS AMENDED, SECTIONS 16-15-315, 16-15-325, 16-15-335, 16-15-345, 16-15-355, 16-15-387, 16-15-395, 16-15-410, AND 16-15-445, ALL RELATING TO THE PREPARATION, PROMOTION, PROCUREMENT, AND DISSEMINATION OF OBSCENITY AND MATERIAL HARMFUL TO MINORS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT OBSCENITY AND MATERIAL HARMFUL TO MINORS INCLUDES COMPUTER GENERATED IMAGES AND THAT PREPARING, PROMOTING, PROCURING, AND DISSEMINATING INCLUDES BY THE USE OF COMPUTER OR A COMPUTER SERVICE OR COMPUTER BULLETIN BOARD AND TO INCREASE PENALTIES FOR FIRST DEGREE SEXUAL EXPLOITATION OF A MINOR.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3135 -- Reps. Haskins, Robinson, Simrill, Sandifer, Leach, Littlejohn, Hamilton, Easterday, Rice, Davenport, Tripp, Riser, Cooper, Barfield, Altman, Sharpe, R. Smith, Keegan and Delleney: A BILL TO AMEND TITLE 1, CHAPTER 1, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE ADMINISTRATION OF GOVERNMENT, BY ADDING ARTICLE 5, SO AS TO ENACT THE "RIGHT TO LIFE ACT OF SOUTH CAROLINA" WHICH ESTABLISHES THAT THE RIGHT TO DUE PROCESS VESTS AT FERTILIZATION.
Introduced and Committed
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H. 3136 -- Reps. Haskins, Simrill, Leach, Hamilton and Loftis: A BILL TO AMEND TITLE 59, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO EDUCATION, BY ADDING CHAPTER 64 SO AS TO ENACT "THE SOUTH CAROLINA STUDENT AND FAMILY PRIVACY AND PROTECTION ACT OF 1999" WHICH PROVIDES PROTECTIONS AGAINST DISCLOSURE OF STUDENT RECORDS AND HEALTH SERVICES WHICH ARE NONCONSENSUAL, ALLOWS PARENTAL INSPECTION OF EDUCATIONAL MATERIALS, PROHIBITS UNAUTHORIZED STUDENT SURVEYS, QUESTIONNAIRES, OR EVALUATIONS, ALLOWS STUDENTS TO BE EXCUSED FROM CERTAIN INSTRUCTION IF IT CONFLICTS WITH THEIR RELIGIOUS BELIEFS, PRESERVES STUDENT PRIVACY RIGHTS, AND PROVIDES PROCEDURES AND REMEDIES TO IMPLEMENT OR PRESERVE THE ABOVE PROTECTIONS.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3137 -- Reps. Fleming, Maddox, Rhoad, Meacham and Sandifer: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 16-23-430, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE OFFENSE OF CARRYING A WEAPON ONTO SCHOOL PROPERTY, SO AS TO INCLUDE THE PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE ELEMENTARY OR SECONDARY SCHOOL AND A POST-SECONDARY INSTITUTION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3138 -- Reps. Cobb-Hunter and Moody-Lawrence: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 7-11-50, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO SUBSTITUTION OF A CANDIDATE WHERE A PARTY NOMINEE DIES, BECOMES DISQUALIFIED, OR RESIGNS FOR A LEGITIMATE NONPOLITICAL REASON, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT AN APPEAL FROM AN ELECTION MUST BE TO THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE COUNTY IN WHICH THE AFFIDAVIT IS FILED STATING THE LEGITIMATE NONPOLITICAL REASON FOR WITHDRAWING AS A CANDIDATE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3139 -- Reps. Govan and Moody-Lawrence: A BILL TO AMEND SECTIONS 7-13-40 AND 7-13-50, BOTH AS AMENDED, AND SECTION 7-17-600, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PARTY PRIMARY ELECTIONS CONDUCTED BY THE STATE ELECTION COMMISSION, SO AS TO REQUIRE THAT THE NOMINEE IS THE CANDIDATE RECEIVING THE MOST VOTES CAST IN EXCESS OF FORTY PERCENT OF THE VOTES CAST FOR THE OFFICE, REDUCE FROM A MAJORITY TO FORTY PERCENT THE PERCENTAGE OF VOTERS VOTING IN A PRIMARY REQUIRED TO NOMINATE A CANDIDATE, AND PROVIDE THAT SECOND PRIMARIES MUST BE HELD WHEN NO CANDIDATE RECEIVES FORTY PERCENT OR MORE OF THE VOTE; AND TO REPEAL SECTION 7-17-610 RELATING TO THE DETERMINATION OF A MAJORITY VOTE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3140 -- Rep. Fleming: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 14-7-1615, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS USED IN THE STATE GRAND JURY SYSTEM ARTICLE, SO AS TO INCLUDE A FURTHER DEFINITION OF THE TERM "PUBLIC CORRUPTION".
Introduced and Committed

H. 3141 -- Reps. Knotts and Littlejohn: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 11-11-155 SO AS TO PROHIBIT THE USE OF STATE APPROPRIATED FUNDS TO PURCHASE GOODS OR SERVICES FROM A PROVIDER LOCATED IN A JURISDICTION IN THE UNITED STATES IN WHICH SOME FORM OF GAMBLING IS LAWFUL THAT IS UNLAWFUL UNDER THE LAW OR CONSTITUTION OF THIS STATE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3142 -- Reps. Knotts, Whatley, Rhoad and Meacham: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 16-23-20, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO LAWFULLY CARRYING A PISTOL, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A RETIRED, PREVIOUSLY-COMMISSIONED LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER LAWFULLY MAY CARRY A PISTOL AND DELETE THE REQUIREMENT THAT HE WORKS AS A PRIVATE DETECTIVE OR INVESTIGATOR, AND THAT A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER WHO HAS COMPLETED SUCCESSFULLY THE SOUTH CAROLINA CRIMINAL JUSTICE ACADEMY'S FIREARMS QUALIFICATION COURSE AND WHO COMPLIES WITH HIS EMPLOYING AGENCY'S FIREARMS POLICY MAY CARRY CERTAIN FIREARMS WHILE OFF DUTY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3143 -- Rep. Cobb-Hunter: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO PROVIDE THAT TUITION AND FEES AT STATE-SUPPORTED COLLEGES, UNIVERSITIES, AND TECHNICAL COLLEGES ARE FROZEN AT THEIR 1998-1999 ACADEMIC YEAR LEVELS UNTIL THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY BY LAW PERMITS INCREASES THEREIN.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3144 -- Reps. Cobb-Hunter, Moody-Lawrence and Maddox: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 1-11-310, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE ACQUISITION AND DISPOSAL OF VEHICLES IN THE STATE FLEET, SO AS TO REQUIRE FIRST PRIORITY FOR PURCHASE OF PASSENGER VEHICLES BEING DISPOSED OF TO HEADS OF HOUSEHOLDS RECEIVING AID TO FAMILIES WITH DEPENDENT CHILDREN (AFDC) OR TO PUBLIC OR PRIVATE NONPROFIT AGENCIES WORKING WITH FAMILIES RECEIVING AFDC FOR THE PURPOSE OF ASSISTING THESE FAMILIES IN BECOMING SELF-SUFFICIENT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3145 -- Reps. Cobb-Hunter, Maddox and Jennings: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-37-220, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO EXEMPTIONS FROM AD VALOREM TAXATION, SO AS TO EXEMPT A MOBILE HOME WHICH IS OCCUPIED AS A LEGAL RESIDENCE BY AN OWNER SIXTY-TWO YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3146 -- Reps. Cobb-Hunter and Moody-Lawrence: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 43-1-205 SO AS TO REQUIRE AN AGENCY RECEIVING FUNDS FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES FOR THE TREATMENT OF PERPETRATORS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE TO COMPLY WITH PROGRAM STANDARDS CONTAINED IN THE DEPARTMENT'S ANNUAL BATTERED SPOUSE STATE PLAN INCLUDING THAT TREATMENT SERVICES AND SUPERVISION MUST BE PROVIDED BY A PERSON WITH A MASTER'S DEGREE IN SOCIAL WORK, COUNSELING, OR ANOTHER RELATED FIELD.
Introduced and Committed
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Ratified

H. 3147 -- Reps. Cobb-Hunter and Maddox: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 7 OF TITLE 1, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE ATTORNEY GENERAL, BY ADDING SECTION 1-7-85 SO AS TO REQUIRE A COMPETITIVE BID PROCEDURE FOR SOLICITING BIDS FROM AT LEAST THREE PRIVATE LAW FIRMS OR PRIVATE SOLE PRACTITIONERS OF LAW BEFORE THE ATTORNEY GENERAL MAY ENTER INTO A CONTRACT FOR THE REPRESENTATION OF THE STATE IN A LEGAL MATTER INVOLVING THE STATE, TO CREATE A BOARD OF REVIEW TO DEVELOP A ROTATING AND ANNUALLY UPDATED LIST OF PREAPPROVED PRIVATE LAW FIRMS AND SOLE PRACTITIONERS OF LAW AND TO DEVELOP AND IMPLEMENT THE COMPETITIVE BID PROCESS FOR EACH PROPOSED CONTRACT FOR LEGAL REPRESENTATION, AND TO REQUIRE APPROVAL FROM THE STATE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD OF EACH PROPOSED CONTRACT FOR LEGAL REPRESENTATION OF THE STATE BY A PRIVATE LAW FIRM OR SOLE PRACTITIONER OF LAW.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3148 -- Reps. Cobb-Hunter and Rhoad: A BILL TO AMEND SECTIONS 12-51-90, 12-51-100, AND 12-51-120, ALL AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE REDEMPTION OF PROPERTY SOLD FOR DELINQUENT TAXES, SO AS TO ELIMINATE THE REQUIREMENT FOR INTEREST TO BE PAID ON THE WHOLE AMOUNT OF THE TAX SALE BID BY THE REDEEMING TAXPAYER, GRANTEE, OR MORTGAGE OR JUDGMENT CREDITOR AND TO MAKE CONFORMING AMENDMENTS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3149 -- Reps. Cobb-Hunter, Moody-Lawrence and Rhoad: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 38-71-142 SO AS TO PROHIBIT AN INDIVIDUAL OR GROUP HEALTH AND ACCIDENT INSURANCE POLICY OR A HEALTH MAINTENANCE ORGANIZATION PLAN TO EXCLUDE OR RESTRICT BENEFITS FOR FEDERALLY APPROVED CONTRACEPTIVE DRUGS OR DEVICES OR FOR OUTPATIENT CONTRACEPTIVE SERVICES IF THE POLICY OR PLAN PROVIDES BENEFITS FOR OTHER OUTPATIENT PRESCRIPTION DRUGS, DEVICES, OR SERVICES, AND TO PROHIBIT SUCH POLICY OR PLAN FROM DISCRIMINATING AGAINST INDIVIDUALS AND HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS FOR USE OF SUCH CONTRACEPTIVE BENEFITS, FROM OFFERING REBATES OR INCENTIVES TO DISCOURAGE SUCH USE, OR FROM IMPOSING DIFFERENT DEDUCTIBLES, COINSURANCE, OR OTHER COST SHARING OR LIMITATIONS FROM OTHER OUTPATIENT DRUGS, DEVICES, OR SERVICES UNDER THE PLAN.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3150 -- Reps. Allison, Rhoad and Walker: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 9-1-1860, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO ESTABLISHING CREDIT IN THE SOUTH CAROLINA RETIREMENT SYSTEM FOR PRIOR SERVICE AS AN EMPLOYEE OF A MUNICIPALITY WHICH IS CURRENTLY NOT A COVERED EMPLOYER UNDER SUCH SYSTEM, SO AS TO EXTEND THE CURRENT METHOD OF ESTABLISHING SUCH SERVICE TO A FORMER EMPLOYEE OF ANY POLITICAL SUBDIVISION OF THE STATE WHICH IS CURRENTLY NOT A COVERED EMPLOYER AND TO CORRECT A REFERENCE TO A REPEALED PROVISION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3151 -- Reps. Cobb-Hunter and Moody-Lawrence: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 20-7-490, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS USED IN CONNECTION WITH CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT, SO AS TO REVISE THE DEFINITION OF "CHILD" TO STATE THAT IT IS A PERSON UNDER THE AGE OF EIGHTEEN WHO HAS BEEN BORN.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3152 -- Reps. Cobb-Hunter, Moody-Lawrence, Maddox and Rhoad: A BILL TO AMEND SECTIONS 9-1-1140 AND 9-11-50, BOTH AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO ESTABLISHING SERVICE CREDIT IN THE SOUTH CAROLINA RETIREMENT SYSTEM AND THE SOUTH CAROLINA POLICE OFFICERS RETIREMENT SYSTEM, SO AS TO ALLOW A MEMBER TO ESTABLISH SERVICE CREDIT FOR MILITARY SERVICE PERFORMED AFTER 1975 UPON MAKING THE PAYMENT REQUIRED TO ESTABLISH FEDERAL CIVILIAN SERVICE AND TO PROVIDE THAT OTHER LIMITATIONS ON ESTABLISHING SERVICE CREDIT FOR MILITARY SERVICE CONTINUE TO APPLY AND TO DELETE OBSOLETE PROVISIONS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3153 -- Reps. Wilkins, Jennings, Rodgers, Harrison, Cotty, Wilder, Law, Harris, Chellis, Fleming, D. Smith, Simrill, J. Brown, Cato, R. Smith, Woodrum, Allison, Littlejohn, Sandifer, Lee, Keegan, Barrett, Harvin, Lucas, Young-Brickell, Emory, Rhoad, Harrell, Meacham, Edge, Haskins, Campsen, Maddox, Govan, Hinson, F. Smith, J. Smith, Lourie, Rutherford, Allen, Ott, Kennedy, Bales, Knotts, Rice, Riser and Robinson: A BILL TO AMEND TITLE 17, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO CRIMINAL PROCEDURE, BY ADDING CHAPTER 26 SO AS TO ENACT THE "DRUG TREATMENT COURT ACT" INCLUDING PROVISIONS TO ESTABLISH THE OFFICE OF A STATE DRUG TREATMENT COURT DIRECTOR AND ADVISORY COMMITTEE, TO PROVIDE THAT THE DIRECTOR OF THE SENTENCING GUIDELINES COMMISSION IS THE DIRECTOR OF THIS OFFICE, TO PROVIDE FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A DRUG TREATMENT COURT PROGRAM FUND, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF LOCAL DRUG TREATMENT COURT MANAGEMENT COMMITTEES.
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H. 3154 -- Reps. Wilkins, D. Smith, Harrison, Robinson, Campsen and Hinson: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 14-7-130, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE PREPARATION OF CIRCUIT COURT JURY LISTS FROM A TAPE OF THOSE PERSONS HOLDING A VALID SOUTH CAROLINA DRIVER'S LICENSE OR IDENTIFICATION CARD, SO AS TO DELETE THIS PROVISION AND PROVIDE THAT THESE JURY LISTS MUST BE PREPARED BY THE STATE ELECTION COMMISSION FROM THE NAMES OF THE REGISTERED VOTERS IN THE COUNTY.
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H. 3155 -- Reps. Wilkins, H. Brown, J. Brown, Harrison, Cato, Townsend, Sharpe, Haskins, D. Smith, Harrell, Edge, Robinson, Campsen, Gilham, Bowers, Miller, Battle, Clyburn, Whipper, Gourdine, Wilder, Neilson, Kirsh, Harvin, J. Smith, Emory, Lourie, Inabinett, Parks, Stille, Jennings, J. Hines, Rhoad, Rutherford, Bales, Ott, Bailey, Hayes, Moody-Lawrence, W. McLeod, F. Smith and Wilkes: A JOINT RESOLUTION PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO SECTION 9, ARTICLE III OF THE CONSTITUTION OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1895, RELATING TO SESSIONS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR ANNUAL SESSIONS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY COMMENCING AT VARYING TIMES IN EVEN-NUMBERED YEARS AND ODD-NUMBERED YEARS AND FOR AN ORGANIZATIONAL SESSION FOR THE SENATE IN CERTAIN YEARS, DELETE CERTAIN OBSOLETE LANGUAGE, PROVIDE FOR ELECTION OF OFFICERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY, PROVIDE FOR CERTAIN MEETINGS FOR THE INTRODUCTION AND REFERRAL TO COMMITTEE OF LEGISLATION, AND PROVIDE FOR CERTAIN COMMITTEE MEETINGS.
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H. 3156 -- Reps. Wilkins, H. Brown, J. Brown, Harrison, Cato, Townsend, Sharpe, Haskins, D. Smith, Harrell, Edge, Robinson, Campsen, Gilham, Bowers, Miller, Battle, Clyburn, Whipper, Gourdine, Wilder, Neilson, Kirsh, Harvin, J. Smith, Emory, Lourie, Inabinett, Parks, Stille, Jennings, J. Hines, Rhoad, Rutherford, Bales, Ott, Bailey, Hayes, Moody-Lawrence, W. McLeod, F. Smith, Wilkes and Rice: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 2-1-180, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO ADJOURNMENT OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY, SO AS TO CHANGE THE DATE FOR THE MANDATORY ADJOURNMENT OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY FROM THE FIRST THURSDAY IN JUNE TO THE SECOND THURSDAY IN MAY, AND PROVIDE THAT IN ANY YEAR THAT THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES FAILS TO GIVE 3RD READING TO THE APPROPRIATIONS BILL BY MARCH FIFTEENTH, RATHER THAN MARCH THIRTY-FIRST, THE DATE OF ADJOURNMENT IS EXTENDED BY ONE STATEWIDE DAY FOR EACH STATEWIDE DAY AFTER MARCH FIFTEENTH, RATHER THAN MARCH THIRTY-FIRST, THAT THE HOUSE FAILS TO GIVE THE BILL 3RD READING.
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H. 3157 -- Reps. Campsen, Hinson and Knotts: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 17-24-40, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO COMMITMENT OF A DEFENDANT FOUND NOT GUILTY BY REASON OF INSANITY, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A DEFENDANT HOSPITALIZED ON THESE GROUNDS WHO WAS FOUND NOT GUILTY BY REASON OF INSANITY OF A VIOLENT CRIME MAY NOT LEAVE THE HOSPITAL PREMISES UNLESS AN EMPLOYEE OF THE HOSPITAL IS PHYSICALLY PRESENT WITH THE DEFENDANT AT ALL TIMES AND TO DEFINE "VIOLENT CRIME".
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H. 3158 -- Reps. Campsen, Knotts, R. Smith, Loftis, Barfield, Tripp, Altman, Wilder, Easterday, Edge, Leach, Harrison, Robinson, Wilkins, J. Brown, Miller, Hamilton, Barrett, Rice, Cato, J. Smith, Delleney, Gilham, Lourie, Rhoad, Bailey, Sharpe, Kirsh, Bales, Jennings, M. Hines, Neilson, Kennedy, Ott, Cobb-Hunter, Hayes, Gourdine, J. Hines, Inabinett, Breeland, Lee, Moody-Lawrence, F. Smith, McMahan, Mack, Maddox, Riser, Simrill and Sandifer: A BILL TO AMEND TITLE 1, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE ADMINISTRATION OF GOVERNMENT, BY ADDING CHAPTER 32 SO AS TO ENACT THE "SOUTH CAROLINA RELIGIOUS FREEDOM ACT" UNDER WHICH THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA AND ANY POLITICAL SUBDIVISION OF THE STATE IS PROHIBITED FROM BURDENING A PERSON'S CONSTITUTIONAL EXERCISE OF RELIGION EXCEPT UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS AND UNDER WHICH A PERSON WHOSE EXERCISE OF RELIGION HAS BEEN BURDENED IN VIOLATION OF THIS CHAPTER MAY ASSERT THAT VIOLATION AS A CLAIM OR DEFENSE IN A JUDICIAL PROCEEDING AND OBTAIN APPROPRIATE RELIEF AGAINST THE STATE OR ANY POLITICAL SUBDIVISION OF THE STATE; AND TO AMEND CHAPTER 27, TITLE 24, RELATING TO INMATE LITIGATION, BY ADDING SECTION 24-27-500 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE APPLICATION OF THE RELIGIOUS FREEDOM ACT TO THE REGULATIONS OF STATE OR LOCAL CORRECTIONAL FACILITIES.
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H. 3159 -- Reps. J. Brown and Rutherford: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-3-210, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE GRACE PERIOD FOR VEHICLE REGISTRATION, SO AS TO REQUIRE DEALERS TO ISSUE INTERIM LICENSE PLATES AND REGISTRATION CARDS WHEN THEY SELL VEHICLES; TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY TO DESIGN THE LICENSE PLATE MADE OF AN INEXPENSIVE AND IMPERMANENT MATERIAL; TO PROVIDE FOR A $5.00 FEE FOR THE LICENSE PLATE; TO PROVIDE THAT IF A PERSON PURCHASES A VEHICLE FROM A PERSON OTHER THAN A DEALER, THEN THE PURCHASER MUST APPLY TO THE DEPARTMENT FOR AN INTERIM LICENSE PLATE AND REGISTRATION CARD WITHIN FIVE DAYS OF PURCHASING THE VEHICLE; TO PROVIDE FOR PENALTIES; AND TO REPEAL SECTION 56-3-220 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO DEALER "SOLD" CARDS.
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H. 3160 -- Rep. J. Brown: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-36-2120, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO SALES AND USE TAX EXEMPTIONS, SO AS TO EXEMPT PRESCRIPTION EYEGLASS LENSES AND RAW MATERIALS USED IN THE FABRICATION OF SUCH LENSES AND TO PROVIDE THAT THIS EXEMPTION DOES NOT EXTEND TO EYEGLASS FRAMES.
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H. 3161 -- Rep. Jennings: A BILL TO ENACT THE HATE CRIME PENALTY ENHANCEMENT ACT BY INCLUDING PROVISIONS TO AMEND CHAPTER 1, TITLE 16, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO FELONIES AND MISDEMEANORS, BY ADDING SECTION 16-1-130 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR AN INCREASE IN THE PENALTY FOR AN UNDERLYING OFFENSE IF THE OFFENDER INTENTIONALLY SELECTS THE PERSON AGAINST WHOM THE CRIME IS COMMITTED OR SELECTS THE PROPERTY THAT IS DAMAGED OR OTHERWISE AFFECTED BY THE CRIME IN WHOLE OR IN PART BECAUSE OF THE OFFENDER'S BELIEF OR PERCEPTION REGARDING THE RACE, COLOR, ETHNICITY, NATIONAL ORIGIN, ANCESTRY, RELIGION, GENDER, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, OR DISABILITY OF THAT PERSON OR THE OWNER OR OCCUPANT OF THAT PROPERTY, WHETHER OR NOT THE ACTOR'S BELIEF OR PERCEPTION WAS CORRECT; TO AMEND SECTION 16-3-20, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE PUNISHMENT FOR MURDER, SO AS TO ADD AS A STATUTORY AGGRAVATING CIRCUMSTANCE A MURDER IN WHICH THE OFFENDER INTENTIONALLY SELECTED THE MURDERED PERSON IN WHOLE OR IN PART BECAUSE OF THE OFFENDER'S BELIEF OR PERCEPTION REGARDING THE RACE, COLOR, ETHNICITY, NATIONAL ORIGIN, ANCESTRY, RELIGION, GENDER, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, OR DISABILITY OF THE MURDERED PERSON, WHETHER OR NOT THE OFFENDER'S BELIEF OR PERCEPTION WAS CORRECT; TO AMEND SECTION 20-7-7805, RELATING TO DISPOSITIONAL POWERS OF THE FAMILY COURT REGARDING CHILDREN ADJUDICATED DELINQUENT, SO AS TO AUTHORIZE THE COURT TO MAKE FINDINGS THAT A CHILD INTENTIONALLY SELECTED THE PERSON AGAINST WHOM AN OFFENSE IS COMMITTED OR SELECTED THE PROPERTY THAT IS DAMAGED OR OTHERWISE AFFECTED BY THE OFFENSE IN WHOLE OR IN PART BECAUSE OF THE CHILD'S BELIEF OR PERCEPTION REGARDING THE RACE, COLOR, ETHNICITY, NATIONAL ORIGIN, ANCESTRY, RELIGION, GENDER, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, OR DISABILITY OF THAT PERSON OR THE OWNER OR OCCUPANT OF THAT PROPERTY, WHETHER OR NOT THE CHILD'S BELIEF OR PERCEPTION WAS CORRECT AND ORDER A CHILD FOR WHOM SUCH FINDINGS ARE MADE, AS A CONDITION OF PROBATION, COMMITMENT OR OTHERWISE, TO PARTICIPATE IN AN EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM REGARDING CULTURAL DIVERSITY; TO AMEND ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 3, TITLE 23, RELATING TO THE STATE LAW ENFORCEMENT DIVISION, BY ADDING SECTION 23-3-125 SO AS TO ESTABLISH A HATE CRIME RECORDS REPOSITORY; AND TO AMEND CHAPTER 3, TITLE 13, RELATING TO LAW ENFORCEMENT AND PUBLIC SAFETY, BY ADDING ARTICLE 11, THE "HATE CRIME OFFENDER REGISTRY".
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H. 3162 -- Rep. J. Brown: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 38-71-146 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT EVERY HEALTH MAINTENANCE ORGANIZATION, INDIVIDUAL, AND GROUP HEALTH INSURANCE POLICY OR CONTRACT ISSUED OR RENEWED IN SOUTH CAROLINA SHALL PROVIDE COVERAGE FOR THE EQUIPMENT, SUPPLIES, AND OUTPATIENT SELF-MANAGEMENT TRAINING AND EDUCATION FOR THE TREATMENT OF PEOPLE WITH DIABETES MELLITUS, AND PROVIDE FOR RELATED MATTERS.
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H. 3163 -- Rep. J. Brown: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-36-2120, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO SALES TAX EXEMPTIONS, SO AS TO EXEMPT PRESCRIPTION ORTHOTIC DEVICES AND REPLACEMENT PARTS FOR PRESCRIPTION PROSTHETIC AND ORTHOTIC DEVICES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3164 -- Rep. J. Brown: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 7-11-57 SO AS TO PROVIDE A PROCEDURE FOR THE QUALIFICATION OF A CANDIDATE FOR STATEWIDE OFFICE WHEN THE PERSON WINNING THE PRIMARY DIES OR WITHDRAWS; TO AMEND SECTION 7-11-50, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO SUBSTITUTION OF CANDIDATES WHEN A PARTY NOMINEE DIES, BECOMES DISQUALIFIED, OR RESIGNS FOR LEGITIMATE NONPOLITICAL REASONS, SO AS TO MAKE REFERENCE TO SECTION 7-11-57; AND TO AMEND SECTION 7-11-55, RELATING TO REQUIRING A SPECIAL PRIMARY ELECTION TO FILL A VACANCY IN CASES WHERE A PARTY NOMINEE WHO IS NOMINATED BY A PARTY PRIMARY ELECTION DIES, BECOMES DISQUALIFIED, OR RESIGNS FOR LEGITIMATE NONPOLITICAL REASONS, SO AS TO MAKE REFERENCES TO SECTION 7-11-57.
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H. 3165 -- Rep. J. Brown: A BILL TO AMEND TITLE 17, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING CHAPTER 28 SO AS TO ENACT THE MENTALLY ILL OFFENDER ACT TO PROVIDE PROCEDURAL SAFEGUARDS IN THE PROSECUTION OF THESE DEFENDANTS AND TO REQUIRE ADEQUATE CARE AND INDIVIDUALIZED TREATMENT FOR THESE DEFENDANTS INCLUDING REQUIRING THE DEPARTMENT OF MENTAL HEALTH TO DEVELOP A MENTALLY ILL OFFENDER PROGRAM AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE COMPONENTS OF THE PROGRAM; TO AMEND SECTION 44-23-210, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO TRANSFER OF CONFINED PERSONS TO OR BETWEEN MENTAL HEALTH OR MENTAL RETARDATION INSTITUTIONS, SO AS TO EXEMPT PATIENTS COMMITTED TO A MENTALLY ILL OFFENDER PROGRAM; TO AMEND SECTION 44-23-410, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DETERMINATION OF THE CAPACITY OF A PERSON TO STAND TRIAL FOR A CRIMINAL OFFENSE, SO AS TO AUTHORIZE THE COURT TO ACT ON ITS OWN MOTION; TO AMEND SECTION 44-23-420, RELATING TO DESIGNATED EXAMINERS' REPORTS, SO AS TO DELETE EXISTING PROVISIONS AND TO PROVIDE THAT COMPETENCY PROVISIONS OF THIS ACT APPLY; TO AMEND SECTION 44-23-460, RELATING TO PROCEDURES WHEN A PERSON CHARGED WITH A CRIME NO LONGER REQUIRES HOSPITALIZATION, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THIS SECTION DOES NOT APPLY TO PATIENTS COMMITTED TO A MENTALLY ILL OFFENDER PROGRAM; AND TO REPEAL SECTION 44-23-430, RELATING TO FITNESS TO STAND TRIAL; AND CHAPTER 24, TITLE 17, RELATING TO MENTALLY ILL OR INSANE DEFENDANTS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3166 -- Rep. J. Brown: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 39-41-295 SO AS TO REQUIRE A SERVICE STATION OR CONVENIENCE STORE SELLING GASOLINE AND FOOD OR BEVERAGES TO PROVIDE A PUBLIC RESTROOM AND LIMIT THE APPLICATION OF THIS SECTION TO SUCH SERVICE STATIONS AND CONVENIENCE STORES CONSTRUCTED ON AND AFTER JULY 1, 2000.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3167 -- Rep. J. Brown: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 38-71-268 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT NOTHING IN TITLE 38 MAY LIMIT AN INSURER OR OTHER THIRD PARTY PAYOR FROM DETERMINING THE SCOPE OF ITS BENEFITS AND OTHER TERMS OF ITS CONTRACTS WITH PROVIDERS EXCEPT THAT THE CONTRACT PROVIDING COVERAGE TO AN INSURED MAY NOT EXCLUDE THE RIGHT OF ASSIGNMENT OF BENEFITS TO A PROVIDER AT THE SAME BENEFIT RATE AS PAID TO A CONTRACT PROVIDER.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3168 -- Rep. J. Brown: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-26-45 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A MINIMUM OF ONE CREDIT HOUR IN ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY TRAINING MUST BE INCLUDED IN THE RECERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS FOR SPECIAL EDUCATION TEACHERS AND ADMINISTRATORS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3169 -- Rep. J. Brown: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 44-29-260 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT EVERY PREGNANT FEMALE WHO INITIALLY CONSULTS A HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONAL MUST BE COUNSELED ABOUT THE HUMAN IMMUNODEFICIENCY VIRUS AND OTHER MATTERS RELATED THERETO, TO PROVIDE FOR THE MANNER IN WHICH ANY HIV TEST RESULTS MUST BE REPORTED, TO PROVIDE FOR THE MANNER IN WHICH THE RESULTS MAY BE RELEASED TO OTHER HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS, AND TO PROVIDE FOR AN HIV COUNSELING AND TESTING CONSENT FORM WHICH EVIDENCES THE FACT THAT THE MOTHER WAS OFFERED HIV TESTING.
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H. 3170 -- Rep. J. Brown: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 40-19-270, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PERMITS FOR FUNERAL ESTABLISHMENTS, SO AS TO REQUIRE A FUNERAL HOME OWNED BY AN INDIVIDUAL, A PARTNERSHIP, CORPORATION, OR OTHER ENTITY WHOSE ACTUAL OWNERSHIP IS NOT CLEARLY REFLECTED IN THE BUSINESS NAME TO CONSPICUOUSLY NOTE IN ITS SIGNAGE, LETTERHEAD, AND ADVERTISEMENTS THE NAME OF THE INDIVIDUAL, PARTNERSHIP, CORPORATION, OR OTHER ENTITY WHICH OWNS THE FUNERAL HOME.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3171 -- Rep. J. Brown: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 20-7-420, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE JURISDICTION OF FAMILY COURT SO AS TO DELETE CONDITIONS WHICH LIMIT WHEN THE COURT MAY AWARD GRANDPARENT VISITATION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3172 -- Rep. J. Brown: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 41-1-105 SO AS TO REQUIRE, WITH CERTAIN LIMITATIONS, THAT AN EMPLOYER GRANT LEAVE UP TO TWELVE HOURS A YEAR TO AN EMPLOYEE TO ATTEND SCHOOL CONFERENCES OR ACTIVITIES, TO REQUIRE VERIFICATION OF ATTENDANCE, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE EMPLOYER IS NOT REQUIRED TO PAY THE EMPLOYEE FOR THE TIME TAKEN.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3173 -- Rep. J. Brown: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-67-95 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT ALL SCHOOL BUSES PURCHASED AFTER JUNE 30, 1999, MUST BE EQUIPPED WITH LAP OR SHOULDER HARNESS SAFETY BELTS; AND TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-6530, RELATING TO EXCEPTIONS FOR MANDATORY USE OF SEAT BELTS, SO AS TO EXCLUDE SCHOOL BUSES PURCHASED AFTER JUNE 30, 1999, FROM THE EXCEPTIONS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3174 -- Rep. Simrill: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 45-1-50, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO A PERSON WHO DEFRAUDS A HOTEL, MOTEL, INN, BOARDING HOUSE, ROOMING HOUSE, CAFE, OR RESTAURANT OWNER AND THE PENALTIES, SO AS TO ADD CAMPGROUND TO THE LISTED LODGING ACCOMMODATIONS AND TO PROVIDE A DEFINITION OF "CAMPGROUND".
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H. 3175 -- Reps. Davenport, Govan and Neal: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 44-53-370, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PROHIBITED ACTS AND PENALTIES IN CONNECTION WITH POISONS, DRUGS, AND OTHER CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES, SO AS TO REMOVE COCAINE FROM THE PENALTY AND PRIMA FACIE EVIDENCE PROVISIONS OF SECTION 44-53-370 AS THEY RELATE TO THE OFFENSES OF UNLAWFUL POSSESSION OF COCAINE, AND POSSESSION OF COCAINE WITH INTENT TO DISTRIBUTE; AND TO AMEND SECTION 44-53-375, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PROHIBITED ACTS AND PENALTIES IN CONNECTION WITH POSSESSION, DISTRIBUTION, AND MANUFACTURE OF ICE, CRANK, AND CRACK COCAINE, SO AS TO EQUALIZE THE PENALTIES FOR UNLAWFUL POSSESSION OF COCAINE AND CRACK COCAINE AND THE PENALTIES FOR POSSESSION OF COCAINE AND CRACK COCAINE WITH INTENT TO DISTRIBUTE BY INCLUDING COCAINE IN THE PENALTY AND PRIMA FACIE EVIDENCE PROVISIONS OF SECTION 44-53-375.
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H. 3176 -- Rep. Bales: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 15 TO CHAPTER 9, TITLE 4 SO AS TO PROVIDE A PROCEDURE BY WHICH THE GOVERNING BODY OF A COUNTY MAY BE ELECTED IN NONPARTISAN ELECTIONS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3177 -- Rep. Bales: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 60-13-210, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA INSTITUTE OF ARCHEOLOGY AND ANTHROPOLOGY, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DIRECTOR OF THE INSTITUTE SHALL APPOINT, RATHER THAN SERVE AS, THE STATE ARCHEOLOGIST AND SHALL APPOINT A STATE UNDERWATER ARCHEOLOGIST AND TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THE DUTIES OF EACH.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3178 -- Rep. Simrill: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 56-3-375 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A MOTOR VEHICLE OVER TWENTY-FIVE YEARS OLD MAY BEAR A SOUTH CAROLINA LICENSE PLATE OF THE MODEL YEAR OF THE VEHICLE UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3179 -- Reps. D. Smith and Leach: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-6540, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PENALTIES, ENFORCEMENT, AND RELATED PROVISIONS REGARDING THE LAW ON SAFETY BELTS, SO AS TO PROVIDE AFFIRMATIVELY THAT A VIOLATION OF THIS LAW IS A MISDEMEANOR, REVISE THE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATION, AND DELETE CERTAIN PROVISIONS, INCLUDING THOSE MAKING THE VIOLATION OF THIS LAW A SECONDARY OFFENSE; AND TO PROVIDE THAT ALL SCHEDULES OF RATES, RATE CLASSIFICATIONS, AND RATING PLANS FOR AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE AS DEFINED IN SECTION 38-77-30 FILED WITH THE SOUTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF INSURANCE SHALL PROVIDE FOR A FIVE PERCENT REDUCTION IN PREMIUM CHARGES OF EVERY KIND FOR ALL INSURED PERSONS UPON THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS ACT.
Introduced and Committed
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H. 3180 -- Reps. Klauber, Fleming and Hawkins: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 44-48-40, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO SEXUALLY VIOLENT PREDATORS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE AGENCY WITH JURISDICTION SHALL GIVE WRITTEN NOTICE TO THE MULTIDISCIPLINARY TEAM AND THE ATTORNEY GENERAL'S OFFICE AT LEAST ONE HUNDRED AND EIGHTY DAYS PRIOR TO THE PERSON'S ANTICIPATED RELEASE DATE, TO FURTHER PROVIDE THAT FOR A PERSON UNDER THE JURISDICTION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF JUVENILE JUSTICE WHO IS INDEFINITELY TRANSFERRED TO THE DEPARTMENT OF MENTAL HEALTH FOR THE TREATMENT OF A SERIOUS EMOTIONAL DISTURBANCE, NOTICE SHALL BE PROVIDED AT LEAST ONE HUNDRED EIGHTY DAYS BEFORE THE JUVENILE'S ANTICIPATED RELEASE DATE, AND TO PROVIDE THAT REQUIREMENTS OF CERTAIN PROVISIONS ARE NOT JURISDICTIONAL AND FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH THEM DOES NOT PROHIBIT THE ATTORNEY GENERAL FROM PROCEEDING AGAINST A PERSON WHO MAY BE SUBJECT TO CHAPTER 48; TO AMEND SECTION 44-48-50, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT CERTAIN RECORDS MUST BE GIVEN TO THE MULTIDISCIPLINARY TEAM WHEN THE AGENCY WITH JURISDICTION GIVES NOTICE AND TO PROVIDE THAT REQUIREMENTS OF CERTAIN PROVISIONS ARE NOT JURISDICTIONAL AND FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH THEM DOES NOT PROHIBIT THE ATTORNEY GENERAL FROM PROCEEDING AGAINST A PERSON WHO MAY BE SUBJECT TO CHAPTER 48; TO AMEND SECTION 44-48-60, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT REQUIREMENTS OF CERTAIN PROVISIONS ARE NOT JURISDICTIONAL AND FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH THEM DOES NOT PROHIBIT THE ATTORNEY GENERAL FROM PROCEEDING AGAINST A PERSON WHO MAY BE SUBJECT TO CHAPTER 48; TO AMEND SECTION 44-48-70, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA OR A PERSON ACTING ON BEHALF OF THE STATE DOES NOT HAVE TO PAY FILING FEES FOR PROCEEDINGS BROUGHT UNDER CHAPTER 48, AND TO PROVIDE THAT REQUIREMENTS OF CERTAIN PROVISIONS ARE NOT JURISDICTIONAL AND FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH THEM DOES NOT PROHIBIT THE ATTORNEY GENERAL FROM PROCEEDING AGAINST A PERSON WHO MAY BE SUBJECT TO CHAPTER 48; TO AMEND SECTION 44-48-80, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE STATE MAY USE HEARSAY EVIDENCE IN THE PROBABLE CAUSE HEARING; TO AMEND SECTION 44-48-90, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE VOLUNTARY EXCHANGE OF INFORMATION BETWEEN PARTIES IS ENCOURAGED BUT FORMAL DEPOSITIONS AND DISCOVERY MAY BE CONDUCTED; AND TO ADD SECTION 44-48-180 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A SEXUALLY VIOLENT PREDATOR WHO IS SUBSEQUENTLY CONVICTED OF A CRIMINAL OFFENSE AND SENTENCED TO INCARCERATION, UPON SERVING SUCH SENTENCE, SHALL BE RETURNED TO THE APPROPRIATE FACILITY FOR THE TREATMENT OF SEXUALLY VIOLENT PREDATORS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3181 -- Reps. Klauber and Knotts: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 24-27-125 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PRISONER SHALL NOT INITIATE A CIVIL ACTION OR APPEAL A JUDGMENT UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES; BY ADDING SECTION 24-27-160 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A COMPLAINT FILED BY A PRISONER MUST CONTAIN HIS INMATE NUMBER; BY ADDING SECTION 24-27-131 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A COURT MAY DISMISS CERTAIN CIVIL ACTIONS AGAINST A WITNESS OR VICTIM WHEN A PRISONER FAILS TO PAY CERTAIN FILING FEES AND COURT COSTS; TO AMEND SECTION 24-27-200, RELATING TO FORFEITURE OF WORK, EDUCATION, OR GOOD CONDUCT CREDITS, SO AS TO REVISE THE TYPE OF CASES IN WHICH A PRISONER SHALL FORFEIT ALL OR PART OF HIS WORK, EDUCATION, OR GOOD CONDUCT CREDITS; AND TO AMEND SECTION 24-27-300, RELATING TO HOLDING A PRISONER IN CONTEMPT OF COURT, SO AS TO REVISE THE CIRCUMSTANCES UPON WHICH A PRISONER MAY BE HELD IN CONTEMPT OF COURT AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS AND THE INSURANCE RESERVE FUND SHALL MAINTAIN A DATA BASE OF PRISONERS WHO FILE CIVIL ACTIONS.
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H. 3182 -- Reps. Klauber, Seithel and Robinson: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 16-3-20, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE PUNISHMENT FOR MURDER, SO AS TO INCLUDE AS SEPARATE AGGRAVATING CIRCUMSTANCES, WHICH MAY BE CONSIDERED IN THE DETERMINATION OF WHETHER THE DEATH PENALTY SHOULD BE IMPOSED, A MURDER COMMITTED IN VIOLATION OF A VALID ORDER OF PROTECTION OR VALID RESTRAINING ORDER AND A MURDER COMMITTED AGAINST A HOUSEHOLD MEMBER WHEN THE DEFENDANT HAD AT LEAST ONE PRIOR CONVICTION FOR COMMITTING CERTAIN LISTED OFFENSES AGAINST THE HOUSEHOLD MEMBER VICTIM.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3183 -- Reps. Klauber and Seithel: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 22-5-510, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE BAILING OF PERSONS BY MAGISTRATES AND THE TIME PERIODS FOR HOLDING A BOND HEARING AND RELEASING A PERSON CHARGED WITH A BAILABLE OFFENSE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE MAGISTRATE MAY ORDER A PERSON CHARGED WITH A VIOLATION OF CERTAIN CRIMINAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE PROVISIONS OF LAW BE DETAINED IN THE INCARCERATING FACILITY FOR FORTY-EIGHT HOURS AFTER ARREST IF THE MAGISTRATE FINDS AT THE HEARING THAT THE ALLEGED VICTIM HAS REQUESTED AND HAS SHOWN GOOD CAUSE FOR DETAINING THE PERSON FOR THAT PERIOD OF TIME.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3184 -- Reps. Townsend and Robinson: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 1-23-120, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO GENERAL ASSEMBLY REVIEW OF REGULATIONS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A REGULATION NOT APPROVED OR DISAPPROVED WITHIN TWO YEARS OF BEING SUBMITTED FOR GENERAL ASSEMBLY REVIEW MUST BE REFILED BY THE PROMULGATING AGENCY AS A NEW REGULATION IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURES ACT.
Introduced and Committed
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H. 3185 -- Reps. Hawkins and Campsen: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 16-19-170 SO AS TO MAKE IT UNLAWFUL TO PUBLISH OR TRANSMIT ADVERTISING IN THIS STATE PROMOTING GAMBLING OR LOTTERIES PROHIBITED UNDER THE CONSTITUTION OR LAWS OF THIS STATE AND TO PROVIDE A PENALTY.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3186 -- Reps. Harrell and Knotts: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 40-47-160, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO RECIPROCAL CERTIFICATION OF PHYSICIANS BY THE STATE BOARD OF MEDICAL EXAMINERS, SO AS TO ALLOW RECIPROCAL CERTIFICATION OF PHYSICIANS LICENSED BY THE MEDICAL COUNCIL OF CANADA.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
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H. 3187 -- Reps. Knotts, Quinn, Whatley, Bauer, Scott, Cotty, Wilkes, Cato, Harvin, Stuart and Edge: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 1-11-140, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO AUTHORIZATION OF THE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD, THROUGH THE OFFICE OF INSURANCE SERVICES, TO PROVIDE CERTAIN INSURANCE, SO AS TO AUTHORIZE THE BOARD TO PROVIDE INSURANCE FOR STATE CONSTABLES; TO AMEND THE 1976 CODE BY ADDING SECTIONS 23-1-230 SO AS TO PROVIDE THE CHIEF OF THE STATE LAW ENFORCEMENT DIVISION WITH REGULATORY CONTROL AND APPROVAL OVER TRAINING PROGRAMS FOR VOLUNTEER STATE CONSTABLES, 23-1-240 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT MONIES FOR THE PREMIUMS FOR TORT LIABILITY INSURANCE FOR STATE CONSTABLES OBTAINED THROUGH THE OFFICE OF INSURANCE SERVICES OF THE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD AND FOR WORKERS' COMPENSATION INSURANCE AND FOR TRAINING AND EQUIPMENT FOR VOLUNTEER STATE CONSTABLES MUST BE PROVIDED BY APPROPRIATIONS TO THE STATE LAW ENFORCEMENT DIVISION, AND 23-1-250 SO AS TO AUTHORIZE VOLUNTEER STATE CONSTABLES WITH APPROPRIATE TRAINING TO UTILIZE EMERGENCY LIGHTS AND AUDIBLE SIGNALS IN PRIVATELY OWNED MOTOR VEHICLES AND TO OPERATE AUTHORIZED EMERGENCY VEHICLES WHEN RESPONDING TO EMERGENCY CALLS; TO AMEND THE 1976 CODE BY ADDING SECTION 42-1-135 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE TERM "EMPLOYEE" FOR PURPOSES OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA WORKERS' COMPENSATION LAW INCLUDES ALL SOUTH CAROLINA STATE CONSTABLES WHILE PERFORMING DUTIES IN CONNECTION WITH THEIR APPOINTMENT; AND TO AMEND SECTION 42-7-65, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE DESIGNATION OF "AVERAGE WEEKLY WAGE" FOR CERTAIN CATEGORIES OF PERSONS FOR PURPOSES OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA WORKERS' COMPENSATION LAW, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE AVERAGE WEEKLY WAGE FOR ALL VOLUNTEER STATE CONSTABLES SERVING WITHOUT COMPENSATION IS THIRTY-SEVEN AND ONE-HALF PERCENT OF THE AVERAGE WEEKLY WAGE IN THE STATE FOR THE PRECEDING FISCAL YEAR, AND PROVIDE THAT A VOLUNTEER STATE CONSTABLE SERVING WITHOUT COMPENSATION IS A VOLUNTEER WHOSE APPOINTMENT IS CERTIFIED BY THE STATE LAW ENFORCEMENT DIVISION AS HAVING COMPLETED THE REQUISITE TRAINING TO MAINTAIN AN ACTIVE COMMISSION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3188 -- Reps. Knotts, Edge, Rodgers, Whatley and Simrill: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-1520, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO MAXIMUM SPEED LIMITS, SO AS TO REVISE THE MAXIMUM SPEED LIMIT FOR INTERSTATE HIGHWAYS, MULTILANE DIVIDED PRIMARY HIGHWAYS, AND UNPAVED ROADS, TO PROVIDE A MAXIMUM SPEED LIMIT FOR MANUFACTURED, MODULAR, OR MOBILE HOMES, AND TO PROVIDE THAT A LOCAL AUTHORITY MAY DETERMINE THAT THE MAXIMUM SPEED LIMIT IN AN URBAN DISTRICT IS LESS THAN THIRTY MILES AN HOUR UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES; TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-1535, RELATING TO THE PROHIBITION AGAINST SPEEDING IN A HIGHWAY WORK ZONE, SO AS TO REVISE THE LANGUAGE ON SIGNS POSTED AT THE BEGINNING OF AN ACTIVE WORK ZONE WHICH INFORM MOTORISTS OF THE PENALTY FOR SPEEDING THROUGH A WORK ZONE; TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-1540, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE ALTERATION OF SPEED LIMITS BY LOCAL AUTHORITIES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A LOCAL AUTHORITY MAY INCREASE THE SPEED LIMIT IN AN URBAN DISTRICT TO NOT MORE THAN SEVENTY MILES AN HOUR; BY ADDING SECTION 56-5-616 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE INTERSTATE HIGHWAY SYSTEM CONSISTS OF HIGHWAYS IN THE OFFICIALLY DESIGNATED NATIONAL SYSTEM OF INTERSTATE AND DEFENSE HIGHWAYS; TO AMEND CHAPTER 23, TITLE 57, RELATING TO HIGHWAY BEAUTIFICATION AND SCENIC ROUTES, BY ADDING ARTICLE 17 SO AS TO PROVIDE THE CRITERIA THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION MUST USE WHEN CONDUCTING VEGETATION MANAGEMENT OF MEDIANS, ROADSIDES, AND INTERCHANGES ALONG THE INTERSTATE HIGHWAY SYSTEM; BY ADDING SECTION 56-1-2156 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A COMMERCIAL MOTOR VEHICLE DRIVER MAY NOT BE ASSESSED POINTS AGAINST HIS DRIVING RECORD FOR FAILING TO COMPLY WITH LANE RESTRICTIONS POSTED ON THE INTERSTATE HIGHWAY SYSTEM; TO REPEAL SECTION 56-5-1510 RELATING TO THE STATE'S FIFTY-FIVE MILE AN HOUR MAXIMUM SPEED LIMIT AND THE FEDERAL LAWS THAT PERMIT THE STATE TO SET SPEED LIMITS GREATER THAN FIFTY-FIVE MILES AN HOUR; AND TO REPEAL SECTION 57-3-175 RELATING TO THE MAXIMUM SPEED LIMIT FOR MOVING MOBILE HOMES ON A HIGHWAY.
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Ratified

H. 3189 -- Rep. Hawkins: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-220, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE EYE EXAMINATION REQUIRED FOR RENEWAL OF A DRIVER'S LICENSE, THE CERTIFICATION OF MINIMUM VISION STANDARDS, AND THE PENALTIES FOR OPERATING A MOTOR VEHICLE WHEN A PERSON'S VISION IS DEFECTIVE, SO AS TO PERMIT A PERSON WHOSE DEGREE OF VISION IS LESS THAN 20/40 BUT BETTER THAN 20/200 TO OBTAIN A DRIVER'S LICENSE UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3190 -- Reps. Hawkins, Walker, Allison and Rodgers: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-37-250, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO HOMESTEAD EXEMPTION FOR TAXPAYERS OVER AGE SIXTY-FIVE, TOTALLY AND PERMANENTLY DISABLED OR LEGALLY BLIND, SO AS TO RAISE THE EXEMPTION FROM TWENTY TO THIRTY THOUSAND DOLLARS.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3191 -- Reps. Jennings and Kennedy: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 4-12-30, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO ELIGIBILITY FOR THE FEE IN LIEU OF TAXES, SO AS TO REDUCE FROM FIVE MILLION DOLLARS TO ONE MILLION DOLLARS THE MINIMUM INVESTMENT THRESHOLD FOR ELIGIBILITY FOR THE FEE IN A COUNTY WITH AVERAGE UNEMPLOYMENT OF AT LEAST TWICE THE STATE AVERAGE DURING THE LAST TWO CALENDAR YEARS; AND TO AMEND SECTION 12-44-30, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS FOR PURPOSES OF THE FEE IN LIEU OF TAX SIMPLIFICATION ACT, SO AS TO REDUCE FROM FIVE MILLION DOLLARS TO ONE MILLION DOLLARS THE MINIMUM INVESTMENT THRESHOLD FOR ELIGIBILITY FOR THE FEE IN A COUNTY WITH AVERAGE UNEMPLOYMENT OF AT LEAST TWICE THE STATE AVERAGE DURING THE LAST TWO CALENDAR YEARS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3192 -- Reps. Cobb-Hunter and McGee: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 9-1-1605 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE LIMITATION ON THE AMOUNT OF EARNINGS IN A FISCAL YEAR A RETIREE MAY RECEIVE FROM A COVERED EMPLOYER UNDER THE STATE RETIREMENT SYSTEM WITHOUT THE LOSS OF RETIREMENT BENEFITS DOES NOT APPLY TO THE EARNINGS OF A RETIRED TEACHER UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3193 -- Rep. Cobb-Hunter: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-26-35 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON NOT CERTIFIED TO TEACH IN THIS STATE WHO POSSESSES PECULIAR EXPERTISE IN A SUBJECT AREA OF CRITICAL NEED AS DETERMINED BY THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION OR WHO HAS PECULIAR KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERTISE NECESSARY TO TEACH A VOCATIONAL SKILL MAY BE AWARDED A CONDITIONAL TEACHING CERTIFICATE FOR UP TO THREE YEARS UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3194 -- Reps. Cobb-Hunter and McGee: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 59-20-60, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO SPENDING PRIORITIES UNDER THE EDUCATION FINANCE ACT AND THE EDUCATION FINANCE REVIEW COMMITTEE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE COMMITTEE SHALL STUDY THE FUNDING FORMULAS FOR PUBLIC EDUCATION IN THIS STATE TO DETERMINE IF THEY ARE ADEQUATE AND EQUITABLE AND ALSO THE ISSUE OF UNFUNDED MANDATES CAUSED BY NEW EDUCATIONAL INITIATIVES.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3195 -- Rep. Cobb-Hunter: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO MAKE SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATIONS OF SURPLUS GENERAL FUND REVENUES FOR THE PURPOSE OF FULL FUNDING HALF-DAY KINDERGARTEN FOR FOUR-YEAR OLDS BEGINNING WITH THE 1999-2000 SCHOOL YEAR.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3196 -- Rep. J. Brown: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 31, TITLE 23, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO FIREARMS, BY ADDING ARTICLE 8 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A FIREARM RETAILER SHALL PERFORM A BALLISTICS TEST ON A FIREARM HE SELLS BEFORE IT IS DELIVERED TO THE PURCHASER AND SUBMIT TO THE STATE LAW ENFORCEMENT DIVISION CERTAIN INFORMATION REGARDING THE TEST, TO PROVIDE THAT A FIREARM OWNER MUST NOTIFY THE STATE LAW ENFORCEMENT DIVISION ONCE HE LOSES POSSESSION OF A FIREARM, AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH THESE PROVISIONS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3197 -- Rep. J. Brown: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 53-5-10, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO LEGAL HOLIDAYS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE FEDERAL HOLIDAY CELEBRATING MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR.'S BIRTHDAY IS A REQUIRED STATE HOLIDAY.
Introduced and Committed
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H. 3198 -- Rep. Bowers: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 12-6-1230 SO AS TO ALLOW AN INCOME TAX CREDIT TO CERTAIN NEW BUSINESSES IN THIS STATE FOR SOCIAL SECURITY TAXES PAID ON AN EMPLOYEE'S WAGES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3199 -- Rep. Bowers: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 41-31-175 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT NEW BUSINESSES IN SOUTH CAROLINA SHALL BE ASSESSED THE LOWEST RATE FOR UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE UNTIL CLAIMS ARE FILED INDICATING THE JUSTIFICATION FOR HIGHER RATES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3200 -- Rep. Bowers: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 42-5-85 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT NEW BUSINESSES IN SOUTH CAROLINA SHALL BE ASSESSED THE LOWEST RATE FOR WORKER'S COMPENSATION INSURANCE UNTIL CLAIMS ARE FILED INDICATING THE JUSTIFICATION FOR HIGHER RATES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3201 -- Reps. Bailey, Jennings, Harris and Hayes: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 9-8-50, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO CREDITED SERVICE FOR THE PURPOSE OF THE RETIREMENT SYSTEM FOR JUDGES AND SOLICITORS, SO AS TO REVISE THE DATE AFTER WHICH SERVICE CREDIT MAY NOT BE ESTABLISHED IN THAT RETIREMENT SYSTEM FOR ACTIVE MILITARY SERVICE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3202 -- Reps. Bowers, Campsen and Rodgers: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 2-1-35 SO AS TO REQUIRE, BEGINNING WITH THE REAPPORTIONMENT OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES AFTER THE DECENNIAL CENSUS OF 2000, THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO REAPPORTION ITSELF SO THAT A HOUSE DISTRICT MUST BE WHOLLY CONTAINED WITHIN A COUNTY IF THE COUNTY HAS SUFFICIENT POPULATION.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3203 -- Rep. Bowers: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-37-220, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTIONS, SO AS TO GRANT AN EXEMPTION TO CERTAIN NEW BUSINESSES IN THIS STATE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3204 -- Rep. Bowers: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-43-220, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO CLASSIFICATIONS OF PROPERTY FOR PURPOSES OF PROPERTY TAX, SO AS TO EXTEND THE FOUR PERCENT ASSESSMENT RATIO ALLOWED A LEGAL RESIDENCE TO A SECONDARY RESIDENCE AND EXTEND THE HOMESTEAD EXEMPTION FOR TAXPAYERS OVER AGE SIXTY-FIVE OR DISABLED TO A SECONDARY RESIDENCE IF THE TAXPAYER OTHERWISE QUALIFIES FOR THE EXEMPTION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3205 -- Rep. Bowers: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 12-6-1230 SO AS TO ALLOW AN INCOME TAX CREDIT TO CERTAIN NEW BUSINESSES IN THIS STATE FOR SOCIAL SECURITY TAXES PAID ON AN EMPLOYEE'S WAGES; AND TO AMEND SECTION 12-37-220, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTIONS, SO AS TO GRANT AN EXEMPTION TO CERTAIN NEW BUSINESSES IN THIS STATE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3206 -- Rep. Bowers: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-43-220, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO CLASSIFICATION OF PROPERTY FOR AD VALOREM TAX PURPOSES AND THE ASSESSMENT RATIOS APPLICABLE TO SUCH PROPERTY, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY WHICH A RENTAL-OCCUPANT OCCUPIES AS HIS PRINCIPAL RESIDENCE ON THE SAME BASIS AS AN OWNER-OCCUPANT, EXCEPT FOR THE FACT THAT OWNERSHIP IS VESTED IN ANOTHER PERSON, ALSO QUALIFIES FOR THE FOUR PERCENT ASSESSMENT RATIO.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3207 -- Rep. Bauer: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-60-2510, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO APPEALS OF VALUATIONS OF REAL PROPERTY FOR PURPOSES OF PROPERTY TAX, SO AS TO ALLOW APPEALS OF COUNTY VALUED PROPERTY IN NONASSESSMENT YEARS AT ANY TIME BY THE FIRST DUE DATE FOR TAXES FOR THE YEAR.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3208 -- Rep. Bales: A JOINT RESOLUTION PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO SECTION 7, ARTICLE XVII OF THE CONSTITUTION OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1895, RELATING TO THE PROHIBITION AGAINST LOTTERIES, SO AS TO AUTHORIZE THE STATE TO CONDUCT LOTTERIES AND TO PROVIDE THAT REVENUES GENERATED BY THE LOTTERY AFTER LOTTERY ADMINISTRATION EXPENSES AND PRIZES MUST BE USED FOR SCHOLARSHIPS FOR IN-STATE RESIDENTS TO ATTEND IN-STATE POST-SECONDARY INSTITUTIONS WITH REVENUES IN EXCESS OF SCHOLARSHIP REQUIREMENTS TO BE USED FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL CONSTRUCTION AND RENOVATION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3209 -- Reps. Fleming, Knotts and Hinson: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 17, TITLE 16, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO OFFENSES AGAINST PUBLIC POLICY, BY ADDING ARTICLE 9 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE SOUTH CAROLINA CRIMINAL GANG ACT WHICH PROHIBITS CERTAIN CONDUCT WITH REGARD TO CRIMINAL GANG ACTIVITY, TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS OF THESE PROVISIONS, TO PROVIDE FOR THE SEIZURE AND FORFEITURE OF REAL OR PERSONAL PROPERTY USED IN FURTHERANCE OF GANG CRIME, AND TO PROVIDE, UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES, FOR PARENTAL LIABILITY FOR PAYMENT TO THE STATE FOR THE COSTS OF CARE OF A MINOR ADJUDICATED DELINQUENT UNDER THESE PROVISIONS; AND TO AMEND SECTION 14-7-1630, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE JURISDICTION OF THE STATE GRAND JURY, SO AS TO ADD MULTI-COUNTY ACTIVITY OF CRIMINAL GANGS TO THAT JURISDICTION.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3210 -- Rep. Fleming: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 20-7-8510, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE DISCLOSURE OF JUVENILE RECORDS, SO AS TO AUTHORIZE LAW ENFORCEMENT TO INSPECT THE RECORD OF A JUVENILE UNDER INVESTIGATION FOR CERTAIN OFFENSES WITHOUT OBTAINING JUDICIAL CONSENT AND TO FINGERPRINT A JUVENILE UNDER INVESTIGATION FOR CERTAIN OFFENSES WITHOUT FIRST OBTAINING AN ORDER FROM FAMILY COURT; TO DELETE THE PROHIBITION THAT THE JUVENILE'S FINGERPRINT RECORDS NOT BE PROVIDED TO ANOTHER LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY IN CERTAIN CASES; TO DELETE THE REQUIREMENT THAT THE FINGERPRINT RECORDS OF A JUVENILE WHO IS NOT ADJUDICATED DELINQUENT FOR CERTAIN OFFENSES BE DESTROYED OR EXPUNGED; TO REQUIRE FINGERPRINTS AND PHOTOGRAPHS OF JUVENILES TAKEN BY THE DEPARTMENT OF JUVENILE JUSTICE TO BE TRANSMITTED TO THE STATE LAW ENFORCEMENT DIVISION; TO DELETE THE PROVISION THAT PEACE OFFICERS' RECORDS OF CHILDREN MAY BE OPEN TO INSPECTION ONLY BY GOVERNMENTAL AGENCIES AUTHORIZED BY THE FAMILY COURT; AND TO ADD SECTION 20-7-8525 SO AS TO AUTHORIZE THE GATHERING AND SHARING OF INFORMATION AND FILES CONCERNING THE INVESTIGATION OF CRIMINAL ACTIVITY BY LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES AND TO REQUIRE THE AGENCIES TO ESTABLISH SECURITY PROCEDURES TO SAFEGUARD THIS INFORMATION AND FILES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3211 -- Rep. Knotts: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 59-149-90, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO STUDENT CRITERIA FOR LIFE SCHOLARSHIPS, SO AS TO DELETE A PROVISION WHICH MAKES A STUDENT INELIGIBLE FOR A LIFE SCHOLARSHIP IF THE STUDENT HAS BEEN CONVICTED OF AN ALCOHOL-RELATED OFFENSE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3212 -- Rep. Lanford: A BILL TO PROVIDE THAT THE POWERS, DUTIES, FUNCTIONS, AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL IN REGARD TO THE "PRACTICE OF SPECIALIZING IN HEARING AIDS ACT" UNDER CHAPTER 25 OF TITLE 40 OF THE 1976 CODE ARE DEVOLVED UPON THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING AND REGULATION, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE COMMISSION FOR HEARING AID SPECIALISTS SHALL ACT AS A PROFESSIONAL AND OCCUPATIONS LICENSING BOARD FOR HEARING AID SPECIALISTS WITHIN THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING AND REGULATION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3213 -- Rep. Bowers: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-43-220, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO CLASSIFICATION OF PROPERTY FOR AD VALOREM TAX PURPOSES AND THE ASSESSMENT RATIOS APPLICABLE TO SUCH PROPERTY, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT MULTI-UNIT RESIDENTIAL REAL PROPERTY CONTAINING FOUR UNITS OR LESS WHICH EACH UNIT OCCUPANT OCCUPIES AS HIS PRINCIPAL RESIDENCE ON A RENTAL OR OWNERSHIP BASIS SHALL BE TAXED ON AN ASSESSMENT EQUAL TO FOUR PERCENT OF THE FAIR MARKET VALUE OF SUCH PROPERTY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3214 -- Rep. Bowers: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-43-220, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO CLASSIFICATION OF PROPERTY FOR AD VALOREM TAX PURPOSES AND THE ASSESSMENT RATIOS APPLICABLE TO SUCH PROPERTY, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT PRIVATE PASSENGER MOTOR VEHICLES USED FOR NONCOMMERCIAL PURPOSES SHALL BE TAXED ON AN ASSESSMENT EQUAL TO SIX PERCENT OF FAIR MARKET VALUE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3215 -- Rep. J. Brown: A BILL TO AMEND SECTIONS 9-1-1140, 9-9-50, AND 9-11-50, ALL AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO CREDITED SERVICE FOR PURPOSES OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA RETIREMENT SYSTEM, THE RETIREMENT SYSTEM FOR MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY, AND THE POLICE OFFICERS RETIREMENT SYSTEM, SO AS TO ALLOW SERVICE IN THE SELECTED RESERVE OF ANY OF THE RESERVE COMPONENTS OF THE ARMED FORCES OF THE UNITED STATES TO BE ESTABLISHED AND TO PROVIDE THE REQUIREMENTS FOR ESTABLISHING SUCH SERVICE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3216 -- Reps. Campsen and Rodgers: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 24-3-40, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE DISPOSITION OF WAGES OF A PRISONER ALLOWED TO WORK AT PAID EMPLOYMENT SO AS TO PROVIDE A DISTRIBUTION PLAN FOR THE WAGES THAT INCLUDES PAYMENTS FOR VICTIM RESTITUTION, CHILD SUPPORT, PRISONER ROOM AND BOARD, PRISONER INCIDENTALS, AND PRISONER ESCROW ACCOUNT.
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H. 3217 -- Rep. J. Brown: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 44-7-263 SO AS TO REQUIRE A NURSING HOME, AS A CONDITION OF LICENSURE, TO ESTABLISH MINIMUM PATIENT-STAFF RATIOS FOR STAFF PROVIDING NURSING CARE, EXCLUDING REGISTERED NURSES AND LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3218 -- Rep. Miller: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 6-1-120 SO AS TO MAKE CONFIDENTIAL THE INFORMATION PROVIDED BY A TAXPAYER IN A RETURN, REPORT, OR APPLICATION FILED WITH A COUNTY OR MUNICIPALITY, TO PROVIDE EXCEPTIONS, AND TO PROVIDE A CRIMINAL PENALTY AND DISMISSAL FROM OFFICE OR POSITION FOR AN EMPLOYEE OR OFFICER WHO VIOLATES THIS REQUIREMENT, AND TO DISQUALIFY FOR FIVE YEARS FROM PUBLIC OFFICE A COUNTY OR MUNICIPAL OFFICER VIOLATING THIS REQUIREMENT; AND TO AMEND SECTION 12-54-240, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE CONFIDENTIALITY REQUIREMENTS OF STATE TAX RETURNS, SO AS TO EXTEND THIS REQUIREMENT TO THE ADMISSIONS LICENSE TAX.
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Ratified

H. 3219 -- Reps. J. Brown, Rodgers, Walker and Townsend: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 59-5-65, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE POWERS AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE BOARD SHALL ESTABLISH BY SCHOOL YEAR 2000-2001 A UNIFORM GRADING SYSTEM TO BE USED BY ALL PUBLIC SCHOOLS IN THIS STATE.
Introduced and Committed
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Co-Sponsor added

H. 3220 -- Rep. J. Brown: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 56-3-1961 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT ANY HANDICAPPED PARKING SPACE IS AVAILABLE FOR USE BY ANY PERSON AUTHORIZED TO USE A HANDICAPPED PLACARD AND TO PROVIDE EXCEPTIONS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3221 -- Reps. J. Brown and Robinson: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 59-19-90, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO POWERS AND DUTIES OF SCHOOL BOARDS OF TRUSTEES, SO AS TO AUTHORIZE A BOARD TO PROMULGATE REGULATIONS ESTABLISHING A SCHOOL UNIFORM OR UNIFORM DRESS CODE POLICY WITHIN ITS DISTRICT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3222 -- Rep. Bowers: A BILL TO AMEND ARTICLE 24, CHAPTER 21, TITLE 12, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE REGULATION OF BINGO GAMES, BY ADDING SECTION 12-21-3953 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT RADIO AND TELEVISION STATIONS LOCATED IN THIS STATE MAY APPLY FOR A PROMOTER'S LICENSE AND CONTRACT WITH LICENSED NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS TO CONDUCT AND BROADCAST BINGO GAMES BY RADIO AND TELEVISION IN ACCORDANCE WITH THIS ARTICLE, TO PROVIDE THAT RADIO AND TELEVISION STATIONS LOCATED IN THIS STATE THAT DO NOT OBTAIN A PROMOTER'S LICENSE MAY CONTRACT WITH LICENSED PROMOTERS TO CONDUCT AND BROADCAST BINGO GAMES BY RADIO AND TELEVISION IN ACCORDANCE WITH THIS ARTICLE, AND TO PROVIDE THAT WHEN CONTRACTING WITH A LICENSED NONPROFIT ORGANIZATION OR A LICENSED PROMOTER TO CONDUCT AND BROADCAST A BINGO GAME IT IS NOT UNLAWFUL FOR A RADIO OR TELEVISION STATION TO GENERATE ADDITIONAL REVENUE FOR THE RADIO OR TELEVISION STATION BY PURCHASING BINGO CARDS AND SUPPLIES AND DISTRIBUTING THEM FREE, OR FOR A PRICE, TO RETAILERS OR OTHER BUSINESS ENTITIES WHO PURCHASE ADVERTISING TIME FROM THE STATION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3223 -- Rep. J. Brown: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 20-7-959 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A COURT ORDER ESTABLISHING PATERNITY MAY BE REVERSED UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.
Introduced and Committed
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H. 3224 -- Rep. J. Brown: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-63-215 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR SPECIFIED DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE GOVERNING BOARD OF A SCHOOL DISTRICT IN REGARD TO CERTAIN SUSPENDED OR EXPELLED STUDENTS INCLUDING A REQUIREMENT FOR ALTERNATIVE EDUCATION PROGRAMS FOR THESE STUDENTS; TO PROVIDE FOR WAIVERS AND EXCEPTIONS THERETO; AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AND THE STATE SUPERINTENDENT OF EDUCATION IN REGARD TO THE ABOVE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3225 -- Rep. J. Brown: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-33-116 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT BEGINNING NO LATER THAN AGE SIXTEEN, SPECIAL EDUCATION STUDENTS WHO GRADUATE FROM HIGH SCHOOL BY DIPLOMA, ATTENDANCE CERTIFICATE OR WHO OTHERWISE EXIT THE PUBLIC SCHOOL SYSTEM AFTER ENTERING HIGH SCHOOL MUST BE PROVIDED AN INDIVIDUAL TRANSITION PLAN, OUTLINING TRANSITION SERVICES, WHICH SHALL ASSURE THAT THESE STUDENTS HAVE ADEQUATE INFORMATION, ACCESS TO ADULT SERVICE AGENCIES AND A STATEMENT OF THE INTERAGENCY RESPONSIBILITIES OR LINKAGES WHICH CAN PROVIDE APPROPRIATE ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY DEVICES AND SERVICES TO THEM AFTER THEY EXIT THE PUBLIC SCHOOL SYSTEM.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3226 -- Rep. Lourie: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 16-17-420, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DISTURBING SCHOOLS OR COLLEGES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IT MAY BE INFERRED THAT A PERSON WHO ENGAGES IN PICKETING, A DEMONSTRATION, OR A PROTEST ON THE PREMISES OF A SCHOOL OR COLLEGE, OR WITHIN SIGHT OR HEARING OF A STUDENT, TEACHER, EMPLOYEE, OFFICIAL, LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER, OR OTHER PERSON LAWFULLY ON, ENTERING OR LEAVING THE PREMISES OF THE SCHOOL OR COLLEGE, INTENDS TO WILFULLY OR UNNECESSARILY INTERFERE WITH OR DISTURB THE SCHOOL OR COLLEGE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3227 -- Reps. Cobb-Hunter and Robinson: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO CREATE A PUBLIC EDUCATION FUNDING STUDY COMMITTEE TO STUDY THE SYSTEM OF FUNDING PUBLIC EDUCATION IN THIS STATE IN GRADES K-12.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3228 -- Rep. Bowers: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 12-37-462 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR AN EXEMPTION FROM THE PROPERTY TAX ON RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY CONSISTING OF FOUR OR FEWER UNITS IN AMOUNTS OF FAIR MARKET VALUE SUFFICIENT TO EQUAL AN ASSESSMENT RATIO OF FOUR PERCENT ON SUCH PROPERTY AND TO EXTEND THE RESIDENTIAL EXEMPTION FROM SCHOOL OPERATING MILLAGE TO SUCH PROPERTY, TO ESTABLISH THE RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY TAX RELIEF TRUST FUND AND REQUIRE A CUMULATIVE FIFTEEN PERCENT OF RECURRING GENERAL FUND REVENUE GROWTH TO BE CREDITED TO THE FUND TO REIMBURSE LOCAL TAXING ENTITIES FOR PROPERTY TAXES NOT COLLECTED BECAUSE OF THE EXEMPTION PROVIDED BY THIS SECTION, TO PRESCRIBE THE ORDER OF THE TAX LIABILITIES TO WHICH THE EXEMPTION APPLIES, TO PROVIDE THAT PROPERTY EXEMPTED FROM PROPERTY TAX BY THIS SECTION NEVERTHELESS IS CONSIDERED TAXABLE PROPERTY FOR PURPOSES OF BONDED INDEBTEDNESS AND THE INDEX OF TAXPAYING ABILITY, AND TO PROVIDE APPROPRIATE DEFINITIONS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3229 -- Rep. Bowers: A BILL TO AMEND ARTICLE 7, CHAPTER 73, TITLE 38, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PROPERTY, CASUALTY, AND INLAND MARINE INSURANCE AND SURETY RATES, RATE-MAKING ORGANIZATIONS, AND THE STATE RATING AND STATISTICAL DIVISION, BY ADDING SECTION 38-73-765 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT NO DRIVER WHO HAS BEEN GRANTED A SAFE DRIVER DISCOUNT SHALL FORFEIT THAT DISCOUNT FOR UP TO FOUR MERIT RATING POINTS FOR AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE PURPOSES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3230 -- Rep. Bowers: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 40-2-270, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANT LICENSURE RENEWAL, SO AS TO GRANT AN EXTENSION TO A PERSON WHO IS OUT OF THE UNITED STATES AND PUERTO RICO ON THE DATE THE LICENSE IS DUE TO BE RENEWED.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3231 -- Rep. Bowers: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-37-210, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO TAXABLE PROPERTY, SO AS TO REPLACE PROPERTY TAX ON PERSONAL PASSENGER MOTOR VEHICLES WITH A UNIFORM FEE; TO AMEND SECTION 12-37-220, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO EXEMPTIONS FROM PERSONAL PROPERTY TAXES, SO AS TO EXEMPT PERSONAL PASSENGER MOTOR VEHICLES; AND TO AMEND SECTIONS 12-37-2640 AND 12-37-2680, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO ASSESSMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES BY THE COUNTY AUDITOR AND BY THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE FOR PURPOSES OF TAXATION, SO AS TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT TO ESTABLISH AND DISSEMINATE A UNIFORM FEE FOR PERSONAL PASSENGER MOTOR VEHICLES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3232 -- Reps. Bowers, Campsen and D. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND TITLE 15, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO CIVIL REMEDIES AND PROCEDURES BY ADDING CHAPTER 42 SO AS TO ENACT THE "SOUTH CAROLINA GARNISHMENT ACT", WHICH PROVIDES PROCEDURES THAT GRANT TO PERSONS WHO HAVE RECOVERED CERTAIN JUDGMENTS AGAINST ANOTHER PERSON A RIGHT TO A WRIT OF GARNISHMENT, SUBJECTING TO GARNISHMENT UP TO SPECIFIED LIMITATIONS SALARY OR WAGES OF THE DEBTOR; AND TO REPEAL SECTION 37-5-104 RELATING TO THE PROHIBITION AGAINST GARNISHMENT FOR DEBTS ARISING FROM A CONSUMER CREDIT SALE.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3233 -- Reps. Limehouse, Allison, Bauer, Cotty, Harrison, Harvin, Kirsh, Klauber, Sandifer, Webb, Wilkins, Woodrum, Edge, Robinson, Campsen, Rodgers and Hinson: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-1150, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE DEDUCTION OF A PORTION OF NET CAPITAL GAINS FROM SOUTH CAROLINA TAXABLE INCOME OF INDIVIDUALS, ESTATES, AND TRUSTS FOR PURPOSES OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA INCOME TAX ACT, SO AS TO DELETE THE TWO YEAR SPECIAL STATE HOLDING PERIOD REQUIRED FOR THE STATE DEDUCTION.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3234 -- Rep. Bauer: A BILL TO AMEND TITLE 8, CHAPTER 11, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO STATE OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES, BY ADDING SECTION 8-11-150 SO AS TO GRANT UP TO THREE DAYS OF PAID LEAVE FOR STATE FULL-TIME PERMANENT OR PROBATIONARY EMPLOYEES ON THE DEATH OF A MEMBER OF THE EMPLOYEE'S IMMEDIATE FAMILY, AND TO PROVIDE THE DEFINITION OF IMMEDIATE FAMILY TO INCLUDE THE SPOUSE, GREAT-GRANDPARENTS, GRANDPARENTS, PARENTS, AUNTS, UNCLES, BROTHERS, SISTERS, CHILDREN, GRANDCHILDREN, AND GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN OF THE EMPLOYEE OR THE SPOUSE, AND TO FURTHER PROVIDE THAT THE EMPLOYEE SHALL SUBMIT A STATEMENT TO THE EMPLOYER STATING THE NAME OF THE DECEASED, THE EMPLOYEE'S RELATIONSHIP TO THE DECEASED, AND THE NUMBER OF LEAVE DAYS REQUESTED.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3235 -- Reps. J. Brown, R. Smith, Gilham, Lourie and Emory: A BILL TO AMEND TITLE 44, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO HEALTH, SO AS TO ENACT THE SOUTH CAROLINA AUTOMATED EXTERNAL DEFIBRILLATOR ACT BY ADDING SECTIONS 44-61-160 AND 44-61-170, WHICH REQUIRE CERTAIN TRAINING FOR DESIGNATED USERS OF A DEFIBRILLATOR, NOTIFICATION OF POSSESSION OF A DEFIBRILLATOR WITH THE EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES SYSTEM, AND ACTIVATION OF THE EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES SYSTEM IN AN EMERGENCY SITUATION WHERE A DEFIBRILLATOR IS USED, AND WHICH PROVIDE IMMUNITY TO THOSE ACTING IN GOOD FAITH AND IN ACCORDANCE WITH THIS ACT; AND TO AMEND SECTION 44-61-20, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS PERTAINING TO EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES, SO AS TO DEFINE "AUTOMATED EXTERNAL DEFIBRILLATOR" AND "AED".
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
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Proposed Amendment
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Point of Order
Tabled

H. 3236 -- Reps. Campsen, Robinson, Barrett, Easterday, Hamilton, Inabinett, Leach, Rice, Simrill, Tripp, D. Smith, Littlejohn, Cotty, McGee, McKay, Stille, Taylor, Davenport, Lucas, Neilson, Limehouse, Keegan and Gilham: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 2-1-180, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE MANDATORY SINE DIE ADJOURNMENT DATE OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT AFTER CONVENING OF THE ANNUAL SESSION OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY, THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY SHALL MEET IN LOCAL SESSION ONLY FOR A PERIOD OF THIRTY CALENDAR DAYS IN ODD-NUMBERED YEARS FOR THE PURPOSE OF DEVELOPING IN COMMITTEE A BIENNIAL STATE GENERAL APPROPRIATIONS ACT, TO PROVIDE THAT THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY IN EVEN-NUMBERED YEARS SHALL ADJOURN SINE DIE NOT LATER THAN 5:00 P.M. ON THE FIRST THURSDAY IN MAY, TO PROVIDE THAT IN ANY ODD-NUMBERED YEAR BEGINNING IN 2001 IN WHICH THE BIENNIAL GENERAL APPROPRIATIONS ACT IS GIVEN 3RD READING BEFORE MARCH THIRTY-FIRST BY THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, THE DATE OF SINE DIE ADJOURNMENT FOR THAT YEAR IS SHORTENED BY ONE STATEWIDE DAY FOR EACH STATEWIDE DAY BEFORE MARCH THIRTY-FIRST THAT THE ACT IS GIVEN 3RD READING BY THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES; AND TO AMEND SECTION 2-7-60, RELATING TO THE ANNUAL GENERAL APPROPRIATIONS ACT, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT BEGINNING WITH ITS 2001 SESSION FOR THE ENSUING TWO FISCAL YEARS, THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY SHALL ENACT A BIENNIAL STATE GENERAL APPROPRIATIONS ACT, AND TO REQUIRE THE GOVERNOR AND THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY INCLUDING ITS APPROPRIATE COMMITTEES TO USE A "ZERO-BASE" BUDGET PROCESS IN THE PREPARATION OF THE BIENNIAL STATE GENERAL APPROPRIATIONS ACT, AND TO PROVIDE FOR CERTAIN CRITERIA WHICH MUST BE USED IN THIS ZERO-BASE BUDGET PROCESS.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added
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Co-Sponsor added

H. 3237 -- Rep. Altman: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 47, TITLE 40, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PHYSICIANS, SURGEONS, AND OSTEOPATHS, AND THE STATE BOARD OF MEDICAL EXAMINERS, BY ADDING ARTICLE 7 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE LICENSURE AND REGULATION OF DIETETICS; TO ESTABLISH THE COMMITTEE OF DIETETICS AS AN ADVISORY COMMITTEE TO THE BOARD AND TO PROVIDE FOR ITS POWERS AND DUTIES; TO ESTABLISH FEES; AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3238 -- Reps. Cotty, Robinson and Campsen: A BILL TO AMEND TITLE 15, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO CIVIL REMEDIES AND PROCEDURES, BY ADDING CHAPTER 42 SO AS TO ENACT THE "SOUTH CAROLINA BUSINESS DEBT RECOVERY ACT OF 1999", WHICH PROVIDES PROCEDURES THAT GRANT TO PERSONS WHO HAVE RECOVERED JUDGMENTS AGAINST ANOTHER PERSON FOR A COMMERCIAL DEBT A RIGHT TO A WRIT OF GARNISHMENT, SUBJECTING TO GARNISHMENT UP TO SPECIFIED LIMITATIONS INCOME, WAGES, INTEREST, RENTS, DIVIDENDS, CAPITAL GAINS, BONUSES, AND COMMISSIONS OF THE DEBTOR; AND TO AMEND SECTION 37-5-104, RELATING TO THE PROHIBITION AGAINST GARNISHMENT FOR CERTAIN CONSUMER DEBTS, SO AS TO PERMIT GARNISHMENT FOR COMMERCIAL DEBTS AS DEFINED IN CHAPTER 42 OF TITLE 15 ABOVE.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3239 -- Rep. Barfield: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 21, TITLE 50, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO WATERCRAFT EQUIPMENT AND OPERATION, BY ADDING SECTION 50-21-138 SO AS TO ESTABLISH A NO WAKE ZONE ON THE WACCAMAW RIVER.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3240 -- Reps. Bowers and Rodgers: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 40-51-20, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE DEFINITION OF "SURGICAL TREATMENT" UNDER THE LAWS GOVERNING PODIATRISTS AND PODIATRY IN SOUTH CAROLINA, SO AS TO CONFER UPON PODIATRISTS THE RIGHT TO AMPUTATE TOES.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3241 -- Reps. Lourie and J. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 23-3-115 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE STATE LAW ENFORCEMENT DIVISION SHALL CHARGE A FEE NOT TO EXCEED FIVE DOLLARS FOR A CRIMINAL RECORD SEARCH IF THE CRIMINAL RECORD SEARCH IS CONDUCTED FOR A CHARITABLE ORGANIZATION OR FOR THE USE OF A CHARITABLE ORGANIZATION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3242 -- Reps. Lourie, J. Smith and Neilson: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 7, TITLE 44, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO HOSPITALS, TUBERCULOSIS CAMPS, AND HEALTH SERVICES DISTRICTS, BY ADDING ARTICLE 23 SO AS TO REQUIRE STATE AND FEDERAL CRIMINAL RECORD CHECKS OF DIRECT CAREGIVERS EMPLOYED BY NURSING HOMES AND HOME HEALTH AGENCIES, TO PROVIDE FOR TRANSFER OF INFORMATION AMONG FACILITIES AND AGENCIES, TO PROVIDE PENALTIES, AND TO PROVIDE THAT STATE CHECKS ARE NOT REQUIRED FOR DIRECT CAREGIVERS EMPLOYED ON JULY 1, 1999, UNLESS THEY SUBSEQUENTLY ARE UNEMPLOYED FOR ONE YEAR OR LONGER.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3243 -- Reps. Lourie, Harrison, Bauer, Bales, Klauber, Taylor, Harrell, Gilham, Rodgers, Bowers, Allison, Wilkins, Neilson, Limehouse, Beck, M. McLeod, G. Brown, Knotts, Riser, Koon, Stuart, Hayes, Wilder, Carnell, Cotty, Leach, Loftis, Barrett, D. Smith, Cato and Campsen: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 14-7-1110, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE NUMBER OF PEREMPTORY CHALLENGES FOR DEFENDANTS AND THE STATE IN CRIMINAL CASES, SO AS TO EQUALIZE THE NUMBER OF PEREMPTORY CHALLENGES ALLOWED TO DEFENDANTS AND THE STATE.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
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H. 3244 -- Reps. Townsend and Rodgers: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 38-71-775 SO AS TO PROHIBIT THE IMPOSITION OF ANY PROBATIONARY OR WAITING PERIOD UPON AN EMPLOYEE FOR PURPOSES OF PARTICIPATING IN HIS NEW EMPLOYER'S POLICY OF GROUP ACCIDENT, HEALTH, OR ACCIDENT AND HEALTH INSURANCE SUBSEQUENT TO THAT EMPLOYEE'S HAVING LEFT EMPLOYMENT WITH A PRIOR EMPLOYER WHO LIKEWISE PROVIDED GROUP ACCIDENT, HEALTH, OR ACCIDENT AND HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3245 -- Reps. Sheheen and J. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 48-48-80, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE APPOINTMENT OF A LOW-LEVEL RADIOACTIVE WASTE COMPACT NEGOTIATING COMMITTEE AND THE PROHIBITION AGAINST LOW-LEVEL RADIOACTIVE WASTE GENERATED WITHIN THE STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA BEING DISPOSED OF AT A FACILITY LOCATED IN THIS STATE, SO AS TO DELETE THE COMMITTEE, TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THE DUTIES OF THE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD IN REGARD TO CUSTODY AND MAINTENANCE OF THE BARNWELL FACILITY AFTER CLOSURE, AND TO PROVIDE THAT NO LOW-LEVEL RADIOACTIVE WASTE GENERATED OUTSIDE THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA MAY BE DISPOSED OF AT A FACILITY LOCATED IN THIS STATE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3246 -- Rep. Rodgers: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO MEMORIALIZE CONGRESS TO AMEND THE CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES AND SUBMIT TO THE STATES FOR RATIFICATION AN AMENDMENT TO REQUIRE ALL FEDERAL COURT JUDGES TO BE RECONFIRMED BY THE UNITED STATES SENATE EVERY TEN YEARS, AND TO ENACT LEGISLATION ACCORDINGLY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3247 -- Rep. Govan: A HOUSE RESOLUTION ESTABLISHING A TASK FORCE TO STUDY EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT AND ITS IMPACT ON SCHOOL READINESS AND SCHOOL SUCCESS AND TO REPORT ITS FINDINGS AND RECOMMENDATIONS TO THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3248 -- Rep. Harvin: A HOUSE RESOLUTION COMMENDING MRS. CATHERINE SMITH HARRELL OF CHARLESTON FOR HER OUTSTANDING SERVICE AS A MEMBER OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF COASTAL CAROLINA UNIVERSITY.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3249 -- Rep. Harvin: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION EXPRESSING SORROW AT THE DEATH OF THE HONORABLE JAMES WILLIAM "JIMMY" POWELL, III, OF TURBEVILLE, HUSBAND OF JUDGE ANNELLE GREEN POWELL, CHIEF MAGISTRATE OF CLARENDON COUNTY, AND EXTENDING SYMPATHY TO THE MEMBERS OF THE POWELL FAMILY.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3250 -- Rep. Harvin: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION CONGRATULATING H. BLAKE GIBBONS, JR., OF OLANTA ON BEING NAMED 1998 PRESIDENT OF THE INDEPENDENT BANKS OF SOUTH CAROLINA.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3251 -- Reps. Wilkins, Allen, Allison, Altman, Askins, Bailey, Bales, Barfield, Barrett, Battle, Bauer, Beck, Boan, Bowers, Breeland, Campsen, Canty, Carnell, Cato, Cave, Chellis, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Cooper, Cotty, D. Smith, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Easterday, Edge, Emory, F. Smith, Fleming, G. Brown, Gamble, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, H. Brown, Hamilton, Harrell, Harris, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hawkins, Hayes, Hinson, Howard, Inabinett, J. Brown, J. Hines, J. Smith, Jennings, Keegan, Kelley, Kennedy, Kirsh, Klauber, Knotts, Koon, Lanford, Law, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, M. Hines, M. McLeod, Mack, Maddox, Martin, Mason, McCraw, McGee, McKay, McMahand, Meacham, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, Neal, Neilson, Ott, Parks, Phillips, Pinckney, Quinn, R. Smith, Rhoad, Rice, Riser, Robinson, Rodgers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scott, Seithel, Sharpe, Sheheen, Simrill, Spearman, Stille, Stuart, T. Brown, Taylor, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Vaughn, W. McLeod, Walker, Webb, Whatley, Whipper, Wilder, Wilkes, Witherspoon, Woodrum and Young-Brickell: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE DEEPEST SYMPATHY OF THE MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA TO THE FAMILY AND MANY FRIENDS OF ONE OF THIS STATE'S MOST PROMINENT AND RESPECTED LEADERS, WILLIAM N. "BILL" GEIGER, JR., A MEMBER EMERITUS OF THE CLEMSON UNIVERSITY BOARD OF TRUSTEES.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3252 -- Reps. Edge, Allen, Allison, Askins, Bailey, Bales, Barfield, Barrett, Battle, Bauer, Beck, Bowers, Breeland, Campsen, Canty, Carnell, Cato, Cave, Chellis, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Cooper, Cotty, D. Smith, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Easterday, Emory, F. Smith, Fleming, G. Brown, Gamble, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, H. Brown, Hamilton, Harrell, Harris, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hawkins, Hayes, Hinson, Howard, Inabinett, J. Brown, J. Hines, J. Smith, Jennings, Keegan, Kelley, Kennedy, Kirsh, Klauber, Knotts, Koon, Lanford, Law, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, M. Hines, M. McLeod, Mack, Maddox, Martin, Mason, McCraw, McGee, McKay, McMahand, Meacham, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, Neal, Neilson, Ott, Parks, Phillips, Pinckney, Quinn, R. Smith, Rhoad, Rice, Riser, Robinson, Rodgers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scott, Seithel, Sharpe, Sheheen, Simrill, Spearman, Stille, Stuart, T. Brown, Taylor, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Vaughn, W. McLeod, Walker, Webb, Whatley, Whipper, Wilder, Wilkes, Wilkins, Witherspoon, Woodrum and Young-Brickell: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND THE HONORABLE WILLIAM DANIEL "BILLY" BOAN OF LANCASTER COUNTY FOR HIS SIXTEEN YEARS OF EXCELLENT SERVICE TO THE CONSTITUENTS OF HOUSE DISTRICT 44, THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, AND THE CITIZENS OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, AND TO EXTEND BEST WISHES TO OUR MOST ESTEEMED FRIEND AND COLLEAGUE IN HIS POSITION AS DEPUTY CHIEF OF STAFF FOR LEGISLATIVE AND BUDGET AFFAIRS FOR THE NEW GOVERNOR.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3253 -- Reps. Wilkins, Emory, Allen, Allison, Altman, Askins, Bailey, Bales, Barfield, Barrett, Battle, Bauer, Beck, Bowers, Breeland, G. Brown, H. Brown, J. Brown, T. Brown, Campsen, Canty, Carnell, Cato, Cave, Chellis, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Easterday, Edge, Fleming, Gamble, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Hamilton, Harrell, Harris, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hawkins, Hayes, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Howard, Inabinett, Jennings, Keegan, Kelley, Kennedy, Kirsh, Klauber, Knotts, Koon, Lanford, Law, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, Maddox, Martin, Mason, McCraw, McGee, McKay, M. McLeod, W. McLeod, McMahand, Meacham, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, Neal, Neilson, Ott, Parks, Phillips, Pinckney, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Riser, Robinson, Rodgers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scott, Seithel, Sharpe, Sheheen, Simrill, D. Smith, F. Smith, J. Smith, R. Smith, Spearman, Stille, Stuart, Taylor, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Vaughn, Walker, Webb, Whatley, Whipper, Wilder, Wilkes, Witherspoon, Woodrum and Young-Brickell: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND THE HONORABLE WILLIAM DANIEL "BILLY" BOAN OF LANCASTER COUNTY FOR HIS SIXTEEN YEARS OF EXCELLENT SERVICE TO THE CONSTITUENTS OF HOUSE DISTRICT 44, THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, ITS LEADERSHIP, AND THE CITIZENS OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, AND TO EXTEND BEST WISHES TO OUR MOST ESTEEMED FRIEND AND COLLEAGUE IN HIS POSITION AS DEPUTY CHIEF OF STAFF FOR LEGISLATIVE AND BUDGET AFFAIRS FOR THE NEW GOVERNOR.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3254 -- Reps. Edge, Allen, Allison, Altman, Askins, Bailey, Bales, Barfield, Barrett, Battle, Bauer, Beck, Boan, Bowers, Breeland, Campsen, Canty, Carnell, Cato, Cave, Chellis, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Cooper, Cotty, D. Smith, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Easterday, Emory, F. Smith, Fleming, G. Brown, Gamble, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, H. Brown, Hamilton, Harrell, Harris, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hawkins, Hayes, Hinson, Howard, Inabinett, J. Brown, J. Hines, J. Smith, Jennings, Keegan, Kelley, Kennedy, Kirsh, Klauber, Knotts, Koon, Lanford, Law, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, M. Hines, M. McLeod, Mack, Maddox, Martin, Mason, McCraw, McGee, McKay, McMahand, Meacham, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, Neal, Neilson, Ott, Parks, Phillips, Pinckney, Quinn, R. Smith, Rhoad, Rice, Riser, Robinson, Rodgers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scott, Seithel, Sharpe, Sheheen, Simrill, Spearman, Stille, Stuart, T. Brown, Taylor, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Vaughn, W. McLeod, Walker, Webb, Whatley, Whipper, Wilder, Wilkes, Wilkins, Witherspoon, Woodrum and Young-Brickell: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION EXPRESSING THE APPRECIATION OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO JOHN GRESSETTE FELDER OF ST. MATTHEWS, SOUTH CAROLINA, FOR HIS MORE THAN TWENTY YEARS OF DEDICATED SERVICE AS THE ELECTED REPRESENTATIVE OF DISTRICT 93 AND RECOGNIZING HIS CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA AND TO CALHOUN AND ORANGEBURG COUNTIES.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3255 -- Rep. Miller: A HOUSE RESOLUTION EXTENDING THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE MARCHING BAND OF WACCAMAW HIGH SCHOOL OF PAWLEYS ISLAND, THE BAND DIRECTOR, AND BAND AND SCHOOL OFFICIALS ON A DATE TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER FOR THE PURPOSE OF BEING RECOGNIZED FOR WINNING THE 1998 STATE CLASS A MARCHING BAND COMPETITION.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3256 -- Rep. Miller: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION CONGRATULATING THE MARCHING BAND OF WACCAMAW HIGH SCHOOL OF PAWLEYS ISLAND ON WINNING THE 1998 STATE CLASS A MARCHING BAND COMPETITION AND SALUTING THESE OUTSTANDING YOUNG WOMEN AND MEN AS "STATE CHAMPIONS".
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3257 -- Rep. Harvin: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND "PROJECT PLAY IT SAFE!" AND THE SOUTH CAROLINA PLAY IT SAFE COUNCIL FOR THEIR FOCUS ON GARRETT AUGUSTUS MORGAN, INVENTOR OF THE GARRETT MORGAN TRAFFIC SIGNAL AND THE FIRST INVENTOR TO ACQUIRE A UNITED STATES PATENT FOR SUCH A DEVICE, AND TO RECOGNIZE AND CONGRATULATE THEM FOR THEIR OUTSTANDING EFFORT TO PROMOTE SAFETY EDUCATION IN THE PALMETTO STATE BY DECLARING AND CELEBRATING JANUARY 14, 1999, AS GARRETT A. MORGAN SAFETY DAY AS PART OF "PROJECT PLAY IT SAFE!" IN SOUTH CAROLINA.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3258 -- Rep. Harvin: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE PROFOUND SORROW OF THE MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA UPON THE DEATH OF BOBBY JOE LEVERETTE AND TO EXTEND THEIR DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO HIS FAMILY AND FRIENDS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3259 -- Reps. Chellis, H. Brown, Seithel, Stuart, Edge, R. Smith, Young-Brickell, Cave, Cato, Tripp, Altman, Robinson, Bailey, Barrett, Beck, Dantzler, Fleming, Leach, Hinson, Loftis, Meacham, Sandifer, Riser, Harrell, Witherspoon, Hamilton, Wilkins, Keegan, Kelley, Walker, Rodgers, Neilson, Law, Martin, Webb, Simrill, Limehouse, Gilham, McKay, Govan, Bales, Davenport, Lanford, Sharpe, Knotts, Whatley, Barfield and Lee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO ALLOW A STATE INDIVIDUAL INCOME TAX DEDUCTION OF RETIREMENT INCOME, NOT TO EXCEED THREE THOUSAND DOLLARS A YEAR OF SUCH INCOME, FOR TAXABLE YEARS 1994 THROUGH 1997, FOR TAXPAYERS WHO ELECTED TO DEFER A RETIREMENT INCOME DEDUCTION UNTIL AGE SIXTY-FIVE OR WHO FAILED TO MAKE SUCH AN ELECTION.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Recalled
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Point of Order
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 3260 -- Reps. Harrell, Seithel, Limehouse, Mack, Inabinett, Breeland, Chellis, Campsen and Whipper: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO PROVIDE THAT UP TO THREE SCHOOL DAYS MISSED BY STUDENTS OF THE CHARLESTON COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT IN CHARLESTON COUNTY FOR SCHOOL YEAR 1998-99 WHEN THEIR SCHOOLS WERE CLOSED DUE TO HURRICANE CONDITIONS OR DUE TO THEIR SCHOOLS BEING USED AS EVACUATION LOCATIONS DURING HURRICANE 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.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Ratified

H. 3261 -- Rep. Harrison: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO REPEAL THE RESOLUTION ENACTED ON DECEMBER 19, 1843, GRANTING EXCLUSIVE USE OF MARSH AND MARSHLANDS LOCATED AT OR NEAR THE NORTHEAST END OF SULLIVAN'S ISLAND TO DAVID TRUESDELL FOR USE AS A PLACE FOR PLANTING OYSTERS DURING THE PLEASURE OF THE LEGISLATURE; TO TERMINATE ANY TENANCY AT WILL REMAINING OR FLOWING FROM THIS RESOLUTION OF DECEMBER 19, 1843; AND TO ABOLISH ANY AND ALL RIGHTS OR INTERESTS IN THIS MARSH AND MARSHLANDS, OR THE USE THEREOF, CLAIMED BY ANY PERSON THAT IS DERIVED FROM THE RESOLUTION ENACTED DECEMBER 19, 1843, BY OR THROUGH DAVID TRUESDELL, HIS HEIRS OR ASSIGNS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Other proceedings
Ratified

H. 3262 -- Reps. Battle, Rhoad, Barfield and Kirsh: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 1-7-150, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE ACCOUNTING OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL TO THE STATE TREASURER FOR MONIES RECEIVED BY HIM AND THE DEPOSIT OF CERTAIN LITIGATION AWARDS INTO THE STATE GENERAL FUND, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT AT LEAST ONE-THIRD OF FUNDS RECEIVED IN ANY FISCAL YEAR FROM SOUTH CAROLINA'S PORTION OF THE NATIONAL TOBACCO LITIGATION SETTLEMENT MUST BE USED TO PROVIDE AID AND OTHER ASSISTANCE TO COMMUNITIES DEPENDENT ON TOBACCO FARMING IN THE MANNER THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY SHALL PROVIDE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3263 -- Reps. Harrison, J. Smith and Lourie: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, TO ENACT THE MILITARY SELECTIVE SERVICE REGISTRATION AWARENESS AND COMPLIANCE ACT BY ADDING SECTION 1-1-560 SO AS TO PROHIBIT AN INDIVIDUAL FROM OBTAINING EMPLOYMENT WITH THE STATE OR A POLITICAL SUBDIVISION OF THE STATE UNLESS THE PERSON HAS COMPLIED WITH THIS ACT; AND BY ADDING SECTION 59-101-375 SO AS TO PROHIBIT AN INDIVIDUAL FROM ENROLLING IN OR RECEIVING FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE TO ATTEND A STATE-SUPPORTED INSTITUTION OF POSTSECONDARY HIGHER EDUCATION UNLESS THE PERSON HAS COMPLIED WITH THIS ACT AND TO PROVIDE EXCEPTIONS.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3264 -- Reps. Young-Brickell, Chellis, Harrell, Bailey and Cobb-Hunter: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO PROVIDE THAT UP TO THREE SCHOOL DAYS MISSED BY STUDENTS OF THE SUMMERVILLE SCHOOL DISTRICT OR DORCHESTER COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT 2 IN DORCHESTER COUNTY FOR SCHOOL YEAR 1998-99 WHEN THEIR SCHOOLS WERE CLOSED DUE TO HURRICANE CONDITIONS OR DUE TO THEIR SCHOOLS BEING USED AS EVACUATION LOCATIONS DURING HURRICANE 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.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Ratified

H. 3265 -- Reps. Knotts, Whatley, Sandifer, Seithel, Hawkins, Dantzler, Stuart, Law, Klauber and Jennings: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 1-1-560 SO AS TO PROHIBIT A MALE EIGHTEEN YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER FROM OBTAINING EMPLOYMENT WITH THE STATE OR A POLITICAL SUBDIVISION OF THE STATE UNLESS THE PERSON IS IN COMPLIANCE WITH THE FEDERAL MILITARY SELECTIVE SERVICE ACT; AND BY ADDING SECTION 59-101-375, SO AS TO PROHIBIT AN INDIVIDUAL FROM RECEIVING A LOAN, GRANT, SCHOLARSHIP, OR OTHER FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE FUNDED BY STATE REVENUE, FEDERAL FUNDS, OR GIFTS AND GRANTS ACCEPTED BY THE STATE OR FROM RECEIVING A STUDENT LOAN GUARANTEED BY THE STATE UNLESS THE INDIVIDUAL FILES A STATEMENT OF THE INDIVIDUAL'S SELECTIVE SERVICE STATUS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3266 -- Reps. D. Smith and J. Brown: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 56, TITLE 44, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA HAZARDOUS WASTE MANAGEMENT ACT BY ADDING ARTICLE 7, SO AS TO ESTABLISH A VOLUNTARY CLEANUP PROGRAM AND TO PROVIDE FOR ITS PURPOSES AND THE PROCEDURES UNDER WHICH IT IS TO OPERATE.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3267 -- Reps. D. Smith, Davenport and J. Brown: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-36-2120, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO EXEMPTIONS FROM THE SALES AND USE TAX, SO AS TO EXEMPT PRESCRIPTION EYEGLASSES AND CATEGORIES OF ITEMS AND EQUIPMENT USED IN AIDING THE MOBILITY OF THE PHYSICALLY DISABLED.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended

H. 3268 -- Rep. Davenport: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-1130, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE COMPUTATION OF SOUTH CAROLINA TAXABLE INCOME FOR PURPOSES OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA INCOME TAX ACT, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE CARRYBACK OF A NET OPERATING LOSS DEDUCTION FOR FEDERAL INCOME TAX PURPOSES ALSO IS ALLOWED FOR STATE INCOME TAX PURPOSES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3269 -- Rep. Davenport: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-36-2120, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO EXEMPTIONS FROM THE STATE SALES TAX, SO AS TO EXEMPT THE GROSS PROCEEDS OF SALES OR SALES PRICE OF SCHOOL SUPPLIES, SCHOOL CLOTHES, AND OTHER SCHOOL-RELATED ITEMS SOLD TO CONSUMERS PREPARATORY TO THE START OF A NEW ACADEMIC YEAR DURING THE LAST WEEK OF AUGUST AND THE FIRST WEEK OF SEPTEMBER EACH YEAR.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3270 -- Rep. Davenport: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 6-1-320, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE AUTHORITY OF THE GOVERNING BODY OF A POLITICAL SUBDIVISION TO RAISE PROPERTY TAX MILLAGE, SO AS TO REQUIRE A POLITICAL SUBDIVISION IN WHICH A PROPERTY TAX REASSESSMENT PROGRAM HAS BEEN IMPLEMENTED TO CERTIFY TO THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE THAT THE PROPER ROLLBACK MILLAGE IS BEING USED FOR THE TAX YEAR AND TO PROVIDE FOR A TWENTY PERCENT REDUCTION IN THE STATE AID TO SUBDIVISIONS DISTRIBUTION TO A POLITICAL SUBDIVISION FAILING TO USE THE APPLICABLE ROLLBACK MILLAGE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3271 -- Rep. Davenport: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-36-2120, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO SALES AND USE TAX EXEMPTIONS, SO AS TO EXEMPT TANGIBLE PERSONAL PROPERTY SOLD TO HOUSES OF WORSHIP.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3272 -- Rep. Simrill: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-21-2746, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO LOCAL LICENSING OF COIN-OPERATED MACHINES AND DEVICES AND OTHER AMUSEMENTS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A BUSINESS SEEKING A LICENSE BE ISSUED THE LOCAL LICENSE, IF REQUIRED, BEFORE A LICENSE IS ISSUED BY THE STATE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3273 -- Rep. Simrill: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-21-2746, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO LOCAL LICENSING OF COIN-OPERATED MACHINES AND DEVICES AND OTHER AMUSEMENTS, SO AS TO ALLOW THE MUNICIPALITY OR COUNTY TO CHARGE A LICENSE FEE EQUAL TO THAT IMPOSED BY THE STATE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3274 -- Reps. Carnell, Klauber, Parks, Stille, Wilder, Taylor, W. McLeod, Allen, Allison, Altman, Askins, Bailey, Bales, Barfield, Barrett, Battle, Bauer, Beck, Boan, Bowers, Breeland, Campsen, Canty, Cato, Cave, Chellis, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Cooper, Cotty, D. Smith, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Easterday, Edge, Emory, F. Smith, Fleming, G. Brown, Gamble, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, H. Brown, Hamilton, Harrell, Harris, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hawkins, Hayes, Hinson, Howard, Inabinett, J. Brown, J. Hines, J. Smith, Jennings, Keegan, Kelley, Kennedy, Kirsh, Knotts, Koon, Lanford, Law, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, M. Hines, M. McLeod, Mack, Maddox, Martin, Mason, McCraw, McGee, McKay, McMahand, Meacham, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, Neal, Neilson, Ott, Phillips, Pinckney, Quinn, R. Smith, Rhoad, Rice, Riser, Robinson, Rodgers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scott, Seithel, Sharpe, Sheheen, Simrill, Spearman, Stuart, T. Brown, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Vaughn, Walker, Webb, Whatley, Whipper, Wilkes, Wilkins, Witherspoon, Woodrum and Young-Brickell: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE DEEPEST SYMPATHY OF THE MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA TO THE FAMILY AND MANY FRIENDS OF ONE OF THE PALMETTO STATE'S MOST PROMINENT AND RESPECTED LEADERS, THE HONORABLE WILLIAM TOWNES JONES III, A FORMER MEMBER OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES AND FORMER SOLICITOR OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3275 -- Rep. G. Brown: A HOUSE RESOLUTION HONORING MR. WESTON LOGAN UPON HIS RETIREMENT FROM THE SOUTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AND EXTENDING HIM BEST WISHES FOR FUTURE HAPPINESS AND SUCCESS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3276 -- Reps. Wilkins, Cato, Bailey, Barrett, Battle, G. Brown, H. Brown, Carnell, Cobb-Hunter, Easterday, Gamble, Harrell, Harrison, Jennings, Keegan, Kelley, Kirsh, Klauber, Mason, McGee, McKay, Quinn, Sandifer, Sharpe, D. Smith, R. Smith, Tripp, Young-Brickell, Leach, Whatley, Meacham, Law, Seithel, Woodrum, Trotter, Fleming, Chellis, Walker, Loftis, Altman, Riser, Stille, Rodgers, Rice, Bauer, Beck, Edge, Dantzler, Maddox, Cooper, Lanford, Martin, Hamilton, Campsen, Phillips, Lee, Gilham, Robinson and Simrill: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 9 OF TITLE 58, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO TELEPHONE, TELEGRAPH, AND EXPRESS COMPANIES, BY ADDING ARTICLE 20 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE MANNER IN WHICH AND CONDITIONS UNDER WHICH AMOUNTS MAY BE CHARGED BY MUNICIPALITIES TO TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMPANIES FOR THE USE OF THE PUBLIC RIGHTS-OF-WAY AND FOR BUSINESS LICENSE TAXES IN ORDER TO ENSURE THAT SUCH CHARGES ARE IMPOSED ON A COMPETITIVELY NEUTRAL AND NONDISCRIMINATORY BASIS, TO LIMIT OR RESTRICT THE IMPOSITION OF CERTAIN OTHER FEES AND TAXES ON TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMPANIES BY MUNICIPALITIES; TO PROVIDE A MAXIMUM RATE OF BUSINESS LICENSE TAX THAT MAY BE IMPOSED ON RETAIL TELECOMMUNICATION SERVICES BY A MUNICIPALITY AFTER 2003 AND THE METHOD OF DETERMINING THAT MAXIMUM RATE; TO PROHIBIT A MUNICIPALITY FROM USING ITS AUTHORITY OVER THE PUBLIC STREETS AND PUBLIC PROPERTY AS A BASIS FOR ASSERTING OR EXERCISING CERTAIN REGULATORY CONTROL OVER TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMPANIES REGARDING MATTERS WITH THE JURISDICTION OF THE PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION OR THE FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION; TO ALLOW A COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY THAT IS OCCUPYING THE PUBLIC STREETS AND PUBLIC PROPERTY OF A MUNICIPALITY WITH ITS PERMISSION ON THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS ARTICLE TO CONTINUE USING THE PUBLIC STREETS AND PUBLIC PROPERTY WITHOUT OBTAINING ADDITIONAL CONSENT; TO PROVIDE CONDITIONS UNDER WHICH A MUNICIPALITY MAY ENFORCE AN ORDINANCE OR PRACTICE INCONSISTENT WITH THE PROVISIONS OF THIS ARTICLE; TO AUTHORIZE A TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMPANY TO INCLUDE A STATEMENT IN A MUNICIPAL CUSTOMER'S BILL THAT THE CUSTOMER'S MUNICIPALITY CHARGES A BUSINESS LICENSE TAX TO THE COMPANY; AND TO PROVIDE FOR RELATED PROCEDURAL AND OTHER MATTERS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor removed
Co-Sponsor removed
Co-Sponsor removed
Co-Sponsor removed
Co-Sponsor removed
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Amended
Senate Amendments Amended
Proposed Amendment
Proposed Amendment
Debate Adjourned
Request for Debate
Other proceedings
Point of Order
Point of Order
Conference Committee
Free Conference Committee
Report of Free Conference Committee
Adopted
Message to Senate
Message to Senate
Message from Senate
Message from Senate
Message from Senate
Message from Senate
Ratified

H. 3277 -- Rules Committee: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO AMEND THE RULES OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, BY ADDING RULE 3.12 SO AS TO ESTABLISH A DRESS CODE FOR MEMBERS AND EMPLOYEES OF THE HOUSE, OTHER THAN PAGES; TO AMEND RULE 4.8, RELATING TO THE COMMITMENT OR RECOMMITMENT OF A BILL, REPORT, PETITION, OR OTHER PAPER BEFORE THE HOUSE, SO AS TO ADD CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO THOSE INSTRUMENTS WHICH MAY BE AFFECTED BY THIS RULE AND DELETE THE REQUIREMENT THAT THE INSTRUMENT ORIGINATE IN THE HOUSE; TO AMEND RULE 4.13, RELATING TO PERSONS PERMITTED TO ADDRESS THE HOUSE AND INVITATIONS EXTENDED TO THE HOUSE, SO AS TO DELETE THE REQUIREMENT THAT INVITATIONS TO FUNCTIONS FOR THE HOUSE WOULD NOT BE ACCEPTED AFTER THE THIRD THURSDAY IN MAY; BY ADDING RULE 4.19 SO AS TO MAKE AVAILABLE ELECTRONICALLY A SUMMARY OF A BILL OR JOINT RESOLUTION, IF IT IS AVAILABLE, WHEN REPORTED OUT OF A COMMITTEE OF THE HOUSE AND REQUIRE A DISCLAIMER TO BE PRINTED WITH THE SUMMARY; TO AMEND RULE 5.3, RELATING TO GERMANENESS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT AN AMENDMENT TO AN APPROPRIATIONS BILL WHICH HAS THE EFFECT OF APPROPRIATING FUNDS IN EXCESS OF TEN MILLION DOLLARS DURING THE FISCAL YEAR SHALL INCLUDE WITHIN THE AMENDMENT THE CORRESPONDING REDUCTION OR REVENUE INCREASE, OR BOTH WITHIN THE SAME SECTION THAT SHALL FULLY FUND THE AMENDMENT'S PROPOSED APPROPRIATION OR HAVE ATTACHED TO IT A WRITTEN EXPLANATION OF THE REVENUE REDUCTION OR INCREASE FROM THE DIFFERENT SECTION OR SECTION THAT SHALL FULLY FUND THE AMENDMENT'S PROPOSED APPROPRIATION; TO AMEND RULE 5.14, RELATING TO THE REQUIREMENT THAT NO REPORT OF A COMMITTEE ON CONFERENCE OR FREE CONFERENCE MAY BE CONSIDERED UNTIL THE REPORT HAS BEEN PRINTED IN THE HOUSE JOURNAL, SO AS TO ADD THE CAPITAL RESERVE FUND TO THE LIST OF EXCEPTIONS TO THIS RULE; TO AMEND RULE 6.1, RELATING TO THE TIMES THAT THE HOUSE SHALL MEET, SO AS TO REDUCE FROM THE FIRST SIX TO THE FIRST THREE WEEKS OF A LEGISLATIVE SESSION ON WEDNESDAYS THAT THE HOUSE IS REQUIRED TO MEET AT 2:00 P.M.; TO AMEND RULE 7.3, RELATING TO VOTING BY MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE, SO AS TO CHANGE THE TERMINOLOGY FOR VOTING ON THE ELECTRONIC VOTING BOARD; TO AMEND RULE 8.10, RELATING TO THE CALL FOR A DIVISION VOTE OF A QUESTION, SO AS TO CORRECT THE PHRASING WHICH ALLOWS THE SPEAKER TO DETERMINE IF A QUESTION IS DIVISIBLE; TO AMEND RULE 8.14, RELATING TO A MOTION TO RECONSIDER, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IF THE HOUSE IS UNDER SPECIAL ORDER TO TAKE UP A MOTION TO RECONSIDER THAT CONCERNS THE MATTER UNDER SPECIAL ORDER STATUS; TO AMEND RULE 9.4, SO AS TO REQUIRE THAT PROPOSED AMENDMENTS MUST BE TYPEWRITTEN AND IN PROPER FORMAT FOR THE COMPUTER SYSTEM, EXCEPT AS ALLOWED BY THE SPEAKER AT HIS DISCRETION; BY ADDING RULE 9.6 SO AS TO REQUIRE THAT PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO LOCAL BILLS MAY NOT IMPACT, AFFECT, OR REFERENCE ANY PORTION OF A COUNTY OTHER THAN THE COUNTY ORIGINALLY REFERENCED IN THE LOCAL BILL; TO AMEND RULE 10.1, RELATING TO PERSONS ADMITTED WITHIN THE HOUSE CHAMBER DURING A SESSION OF THE HOUSE, SO AS TO AUTHORIZE EACH STATEWIDE CONSTITUTIONAL OFFICER WITHIN THE CHAMBER, AND TO PROHIBIT A MEMBER OF THE PRESS FROM CONDUCTING AN INTERVIEW WITHIN THE HOUSE CHAMBER WHILE THE HOUSE IS IN SESSION; BY ADDING RULE 10.6 SO AS TO REQUIRE THAT LAPTOP COMPUTERS LOCATED IN THE HOUSE CHAMBERS MAY NOT BE removed FROM THE CHAMBER; TO AMEND RULE 10.7, RELATING TO THE PROHIBITION ON SMOKING, SO AS TO ADD THE USE OF TOBACCO PRODUCTS WITHIN THE PROHIBITION AND PROVIDE THAT THE CONSUMPTION OF FOOD IS NOT PERMITTED WITHIN THE HOUSE CHAMBER; AND BY DELETING RULE 10.10, RELATING TO MEETINGS OF A LEGISLATIVE CAUCUS MAY NOT BE CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC UNDER THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT.
Introduced and Adopted
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Point of Order

H. 3278 -- Reps. Wilkins, Haskins, Harrison, H. Brown, Cato, Sharpe, Townsend, J. Brown and D. Smith: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION INVITING HIS EXCELLENCY, JAMES H. HODGES, GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, TO ADDRESS THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY IN JOINT SESSION AT 7:00 P.M. ON WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 20, 1999, IN THE CHAMBER OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3279 -- Reps. Harvin, Canty, Cobb-Hunter, Ott, Govan, Bales, G. Brown, Rhoad, J. Brown, Neal, J. Hines, Clyburn, Kennedy, Bailey, Howard, Gourdine, Lloyd, Pinckney, T. Brown, Scott and H. Brown: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND THE HONORABLE JAMES E. CLYBURN, CONGRESSMAN FROM THE SIXTH DISTRICT OF SOUTH CAROLINA, FOR HIS DEDICATION AND OUTSTANDING SERVICE TO THE PEOPLE OF THIS STATE AND TO CONGRATULATE HIM ON HAVING RECENTLY BEEN ELECTED CHAIRMAN OF THE CONGRESSIONAL BLACK CAUCUS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3280 -- Rep. Davenport: A HOUSE RESOLUTION ESTABLISHING A COMMITTEE TO STUDY HOSPITAL COSTS, RATES, CHARGES AND FEES, AND EVALUATE AND MAKE RECOMMENDATIONS TO THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES ON ESTABLISHING A HOSPITAL RATE SETTING COMMISSION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3281 -- Reps. J. Brown, Bowers, M. Hines, Inabinett, Battle, Clyburn, Breeland, Whipper, Cobb-Hunter, Scott, W. McLeod, Canty, Lloyd, Neal, Pinckney, Miller, Jennings, Knotts, Whatley, Emory, Ott, T. Brown, Bales, McGee, Maddox, Mack, M. McLeod and Phillips: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 38-71-285 SO AS TO REQUIRE EVERY INDIVIDUAL AND GROUP HEALTH INSURANCE POLICY AND PLAN OF HEALTH COVERAGE ISSUED OR RENEWED IN THIS STATE TO PAY FOR MEDICAL SERVICES AND TREATMENT RENDERED BY AN OUT-OF-STATE HOSPITAL AT THE SAME LEVEL PAID TO AN IN-STATE HOSPITAL UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS AND TO PROVIDE COVERAGE FOR SIDE EFFECTS THAT ARE COMMONLY ASSOCIATED WITH RADICAL RETROPUBIC PROSTATECTOMY SURGERY, REQUIRE CERTAIN NOTICE TO BE GIVEN TO EACH INSURED OR PLAN-ENROLLEE, AND PROVIDE FOR THE PROMULGATION OF REGULATIONS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3282 -- Rep. McMahand: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE AND EXTEND SINCERE BEST WISHES TO MRS. GERTRUDE BROCK ON THE OCCASION OF HER 100TH BIRTHDAY.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3283 -- Reps. Harrison, H. Brown, Quinn, Lanford, Kelley and Keegan: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 101, TITLE 59, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO COLLEGES AND INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER LEARNING, BY ADDING SECTION 59-101-187 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A GOVERNING BOARD OF A STATE SUPPORTED COLLEGE, UNIVERSITY, OR TECHNICAL SCHOOL IS AUTHORIZED TO ESTABLISH WRITTEN POLICIES FOR THE EXPENDITURE OF PUBLIC FUNDS FOR EVENTS WHICH RECOGNIZE ACADEMIC AND RESEARCH EXCELLENCE AND NOTEWORTHY ACCOMPLISHMENTS OF MEMBERS, STUDENTS, AND DISTINGUISHED GUESTS OF ITS INSTITUTION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3284 -- Reps. Jennings, Emory, Battle, J. Hines, J. Smith, Inabinett, Govan, Breeland, Kennedy, Bailey, Wilder, Cave, Carnell, Whipper, Gourdine, Bales, Harris, T. Brown, M. Hines, Miller, Mack, Moody-Lawrence, Kirsh, Bowers, Askins, Wilkes, Canty, Clyburn and McGee: A JOINT RESOLUTION PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO SECTION 8, ARTICLE IV OF THE CONSTITUTION OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1895, RELATING TO THE ELECTION, QUALIFICATIONS, AND TERM OF THE LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE JOINT ELECTION OF GOVERNOR AND LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3285 -- Reps. Cobb-Hunter, M. McLeod, Bales, Ott and Hayes: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-37-251, AS AMENDED, OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO THE PROPERTY TAX RELIEF FUND, SO AS TO REVISE HOW SCHOOL DISTRICTS SHALL BE REIMBURSED FROM THE PROPERTY TAX RELIEF FUND, INCLUDING A PROVISION FOR REIMBURSEMENT ON A PER CAPITA BASIS, TO PROVIDE FOR THE MANNER IN WHICH DISTRICTS MUST USE THESE FUNDS RECEIVED, TO PROVIDE THAT IF THE AMOUNT REIMBURSED TO A SCHOOL DISTRICT IS INSUFFICIENT TO REIMBURSE FULLY FOR THE BASE YEAR OPERATING MILLAGE, THE SCHOOL BOARD SHALL CALCULATE A SCHOOL OPERATING MILLAGE SUFFICIENT TO MAKE UP THE SHORTFALL, AND TO PROVIDE THAT NO DISTRICT SHALL RECEIVE LESS THAN IT RECEIVED DURING THE 1998-99 FISCAL YEAR.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3286 -- Reps. Simrill and Rodgers: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 38-77-116 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT PASSENGER VANS OWNED OR OPERATED BY LOCAL CHAPTERS OF THE NATIONAL FEDERATION OF THE BLIND OF SOUTH CAROLINA MUST BE INSURED FOR CERTAIN MINIMUM AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE COVERAGES, AND REQUIRE THE DIRECTOR OF THE DEPARTMENT OF INSURANCE TO ENFORCE THESE PROVISIONS BY APPROPRIATE REGULATIONS, RULINGS, OR ORDERS.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3287 -- Reps. Harvin, Inabinett, Cobb-Hunter, Breeland, Jennings, Govan, M. Hines, Kennedy, Parks, Bowers, J. Hines, J. Brown, Lloyd, Clyburn, Cave, Gourdine, Rutherford, Pinckney, Mack, Wilder and Whipper: A JOINT RESOLUTION PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO SECTION 3, ARTICLE XI OF THE CONSTITUTION OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1895, RELATING TO THE SYSTEM OF FREE PUBLIC SCHOOLS IN THIS STATE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY BY LAW SHALL PROVIDE FOR THE MANNER IN WHICH FUNDING OF ALL PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICTS MUST BE EQUALIZED.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3288 -- Rep. Inabinett: A BILL TO RATIFY AN AMENDMENT TO SECTION 33, ARTICLE III OF THE CONSTITUTION OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1895, RELATING TO MARRIAGES OF WHITES AND NEGROES AND THE AGE OF CONSENT FOR AN UNMARRIED WOMAN, SO AS TO DELETE THE PROVISION MAKING A MARRIAGE BETWEEN A WHITE AND NEGRO OR MULATTO UNLAWFUL.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Recommitted
Debate Adjourned

H. 3289 -- Reps. Phillips, McCraw and Littlejohn: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO PROVIDE THAT SCHOOL DAYS MISSED ON JANUARY 4, 5, AND 6, 1999, BY THE STUDENTS OF THE CHEROKEE COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT FOR SCHOOL YEAR 1998-99 WHEN THE SCHOOLS WERE CLOSED DUE TO ICE AND WEATHER CONDITIONS AND A LACK OF ELECTRICITY 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.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Ratified

H. 3290 -- Rep. Cotty: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-3-5010, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO "PUBLIC EDUCATION: A GREAT INVESTMENT SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES", SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THIS LICENSE PLATE MAY BE TRANSFERRED TO ANOTHER VEHICLE UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3291 -- Rep. Davenport: A BILL TO AMEND ARTICLE 3, CHAPTER 1, TITLE 6, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO AUTHORITY OF LOCAL GOVERNMENTS TO ASSESS TAXES AND FEES, BY ADDING SECTION 6-1-340 SO AS TO REQUIRE A COUNTY COUNCIL TO PREPARE A FISCAL IMPACT REPORT AND TO CONSULT WITH SPECIAL PURPOSE OR SPECIAL SERVICE DISTRICTS WITHIN THE COUNTY WHO MAY BE IMPACTED FISCALLY BEFORE ENTERING INTO A FEE IN LIEU OF TAX AGREEMENT WITH AN INDUSTRY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3292 -- Rep. Davenport: A BILL TO AMEND TITLE 58, CHAPTER 3, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION, BY ADDING SECTION 58-3-235 SO AS TO PROHIBIT THE UNAUTHORIZED CHANGE OF A CUSTOMER'S UTILITY SERVICE PROVIDER AND TO ESTABLISH PENALTIES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3293 -- Reps. Wilkins, Gilham, Webb, Witherspoon, Lucas, Meacham, Taylor, Mason, Barrett, Harrison, Haskins, Tripp, Rodgers, Walker, Woodrum, Altman, Allison, Riser, Sandifer, McGee, Keegan, Townsend, Littlejohn, Hawkins, Leach, Robinson, Trotter, Young-Brickell and Simrill: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 8-13-1300, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS FOR PURPOSES OF THE PROVISIONS OF CAMPAIGN PRACTICES, SO AS TO AMEND THE DEFINITION OF "COMMITTEE" TO INCLUDE WITHIN THE DEFINITION AN INDIVIDUAL WHO, TO INFLUENCE THE OUTCOME OF AN ELECTIVE OFFICE OR A BALLOT MEASURE, MAKES INDEPENDENT EXPENDITURES AGGREGATING FIVE HUNDRED DOLLARS OR MORE DURING AN ELECTION CYCLE.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Other proceedings

H. 3294 -- Reps. Neilson, J. Smith, Lucas, McCraw, Law, Harvin, Neal, Hayes, J. Hines, Davenport, Bales and Phillips: A BILL TO AMEND SECTIONS 41-31-390, AS AMENDED, AND 41-31-400, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BOTH RELATING TO WARRANTS OF EXECUTION FOR THE COLLECTION OF DEFAULT PAYMENTS OWED TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA EMPLOYMENT SECURITY COMMISSION, SO AS TO AUTHORIZE THE COMMISSION TO LEVY UPON THE PROPERTY SECURING THE WARRANT FOR NONPAYMENT OF CONTRIBUTIONS, INTEREST, PENALTIES, ASSESSMENTS, AND COSTS AND TO CONTRACT WITH A COLLECTION AGENCY FOR THE PURPOSE OF COLLECTING DELINQUENT PAYMENTS, TO REQUIRE THE COMMISSION TO FILE A COPY OF THE EXECUTION WITH THE CLERK OF COURT IN THE COUNTIES IN WHICH THE DELINQUENT EMPLOYER DOES BUSINESS, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE POWERS CONFERRED UPON THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE FOR THE COLLECTION OF UNPAID INCOME TAXES ARE CONFERRED UPON THE COMMISSION, MUTATIS MUTANDIS, FOR THE COLLECTION OF DELINQUENT PAYMENTS OWED TO THE COMMISSION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3295 -- Rep. Kirsh: A BILL TO AMEND TITLE 38, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO INSURANCE, BY ADDING CHAPTER 38 SO AS TO ENACT PROVISIONS GOVERNING AND REGULATING FRATERNAL BENEFIT SOCIETIES, INCLUDING PROVISIONS FOR, AMONG OTHER THINGS, CERTAIN CRIMINAL OFFENSES AND PENALTIES, MEMBERSHIP, CONTRACTUAL BENEFITS, AND FINANCES; AND TO REPEAL CHAPTER 37, TITLE 38, RELATING TO FRATERNAL BENEFIT ASSOCIATIONS.
Introduced and Committed
Other proceedings
Other proceedings

H. 3296 -- Rep. Kirsh: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 38-77-580, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE GOVERNING BOARD OF THE REINSURANCE FACILITY, SO AS TO DELETE PROVISIONS FOR APPOINTMENT TO AND OPERATION BY THE BOARD AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE FACILITY'S GOVERNMENT BY A SEPARATE AND DISTINCT SUBCOMMITTEE OF THE ADVISORY BOARD TO A JOINT UNDERWRITING ASSOCIATION KNOWN AS THE "ASSOCIATED AUTO INSURERS PLAN", ESTABLISHED IN CHAPTER 91 OF TITLE 38; TO AMEND SECTION 38-91-130, RELATING TO ORGANIZATION AND OPERATION OF THE ADVISORY BOARD TO THE JOINT UNDERWRITING ASSOCIATION, SO AS TO DELETE LIMITATIONS ON APPOINTMENTS OF INSURERS TO THE BOARD AND TO PROVIDE FOR A SEPARATE AND DISTINCT SUBCOMMITTEE OF THE BOARD TO DIRECT AND CONTROL THE OPERATIONS AND AFFAIRS OF THE REINSURANCE FACILITY; TO AMEND SECTION 38-91-310, RELATING TO THE POWERS OF THE ADVISORY BOARD, SO AS TO INCLUDE THE POWER TO DIRECT THE OPERATION OF THE REINSURANCE FACILITY; AND TO REPEAL SECTION 38-77-585 RELATING TO ADDITIONAL BOARD MEMBERS OF THE REINSURANCE FACILITY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3297 -- Rep. Kirsh: A BILL TO AMEND TITLE 58, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PUBLIC UTILITIES, SERVICES, AND CARRIERS, BY ADDING CHAPTER 28 SO AS TO ENACT THE "SOUTH CAROLINA COMPETITIVE POWER ACT OF 1999"; TO DESIGNATE SECTION 57 OF ACT 173 OF 1987 AS SECTION 58-27-690 OF THE 1976 CODE; TO AMEND SECTION 58-27-690, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO SERVICE RIGHTS OF ELECTRIC SUPPLIERS AND THE PROVISION THAT CERTAIN LISTED STATUTES DO NOT MODIFY, ABRIDGE, OR REPEAL SECTIONS 58-27-650, 58-27-670, 58-27-680, 58-27-1280, OR 58-27-1360, SO AS TO DELETE THE REFERENCES TO SECTIONS 58-27-650, 58-27-670, AND 58-27-680 IN KEEPING WITH THEIR REPEAL BY THIS ACT; TO PROVIDE THAT, PRIOR TO JULY 15, 2000, THE PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION SHALL PROVIDE TO THE GOVERNOR AND THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY A REPORT OF ITS FINDINGS AND IMPLEMENTATION PLAN IN ANTICIPATION OF COMMENCEMENT OF THE IMPLEMENTATION SCHEDULE FOR CUSTOMER CHOICE AS PROVIDED BY CHAPTER 28 OF TITLE 58; TO PROVIDE THAT THE SCHEDULE FOR PHASE-IN OF DIRECT ACCESS PROVIDED BY SECTION 58-28-40 SHALL NOT COMMENCE UNLESS APPROVED BY JOINT RESOLUTION OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY; AND TO REPEAL ARTICLE 3 OF CHAPTER 27, TITLE 58, RELATING TO FRANCHISES AND PERMITS FOR ELECTRIC UTILITIES, AND SECTIONS 58-27-610, 58-27-620, 58-27-630, 58-27-640, 58-27-650, 58-27-660, 58-27-670, AND 58-27-680, ALL RELATING TO SERVICE RIGHTS OF ELECTRIC SUPPLIERS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3298 -- Reps. Beck, Clyburn, Sharpe, R. Smith and Mason: A BILL TO AMEND ACT 503 OF 1982, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE AIKEN COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT AND THE AIKEN COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION, SO AS TO REVISE THE BOARD'S AUTHORITY WITH REGARD TO ADMINISTRATIVE AREA OFFICES AND AREA ADVISORY COUNCILS.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading

H. 3299 -- Reps. Beck, W. McLeod, R. Smith, Mason and Wilder: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-80, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO AN APPLICATION FOR A DRIVER'S LICENSE OR PERMIT, SO AS TO REQUIRE THE APPLICATION TO ALLOW THE APPLICANT TO DISCLOSE A PERMANENT MEDICAL CONDITION WHICH MUST BE INDICATED BY A SYMBOL ON THE LICENSE OR PERMIT AND CONTAINED IN THE DRIVER'S RECORD, AND ALLOW THE APPLICANT TO DISCLOSE THAT HE IS AN ORGAN DONOR WHICH MUST BE INDICATED BY A SYMBOL ON THE LICENSE OR PERMIT AND CONTAINED IN THE DRIVER'S RECORD.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3300 -- Reps. Beck, Mason, R. Smith, Lourie, J. Smith, Jennings, Emory and Howard: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 56-5-195 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT PUBLIC AND PRIVATE SCHOOLS MUST TRANSPORT TEN OR MORE STUDENTS IN A SCHOOL BUS OR ACTIVITY BUS, PROVIDE THAT VEHICLES PURCHASED BEFORE A CERTAIN DATE HAVE A GRACE PERIOD DURING WHICH THEY MUST COMPLY WITH THIS PROVISION, AND PROVIDE THAT DURING THE GRACE PERIOD A NON-COMPLYING VEHICLE MUST DISPLAY A DECAL THAT STATES THE VEHICLE DOES NOT MEET THE SAFETY REQUIREMENTS OF A SCHOOL BUS; BY ADDING SECTION 56-5-196 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION MUST NOTIFY OWNERS OF CERTAIN VEHICLES USED TO TRANSPORT STUDENTS OF THE PROVISIONS CONTAINED IN THIS ACT; TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-190, RELATING TO SCHOOL BUSES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THIS PROVISION APPLIES TO SCHOOL BUSES TRANSPORTING STUDENTS TO BOTH PUBLIC AND PRIVATE SCHOOLS; AND TO AMEND SECTION 59-67-30, RELATING TO PAINTING AND MARKINGS ON SCHOOL BUSES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THE MARKINGS THAT MUST APPEAR ON A SCHOOL BUS THAT DOES NOT COMPLY WITH THE STATE'S REQUIREMENTS.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3301 -- Reps. Beck, Mason, Hamilton and Easterday: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 20-7-1800, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO APPEALS OF ADOPTION PROCEEDINGS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT AFTER THE FINAL ORDER IS ENTERED NO PARTY, OR PERSON CLAIMING UNDER A PARTY, MAY QUESTION THE VALIDITY OF THE ADOPTION BECAUSE OF ANY DEFECT IN THE PROCEEDING, TO PROVIDE THAT AN ADOPTION MAY ONLY BE ATTACKED BECAUSE OF A PROCEDURAL DEFECT BY A PARTY, TO PROVIDE THAT A PARTY MAY APPEAL A FINAL ORDER IN THE MANNER PROVIDED FOR OTHER FAMILY COURT APPEALS, TO PROVIDE THAT THIS SECTION MAY NOT BE CONSTRUED TO PRECLUDE A COURT'S INHERENT AUTHORITY TO GRANT COLLATERAL RELIEF ON THE GROUND OF EXTRINSIC FRAUD, AND TO DEFINE "EXTRINSIC FRAUD".
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Proposed Amendment
Proposed Amendment
Other proceedings
Other proceedings
Point of Order
Point of Order
Enrolled
Ratified

H. 3302 -- Rep. Easterday: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-36-90, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE DEFINITION OF "GROSS PROCEEDS OF SALES" FOR PURPOSES OF THE SALES AND USE TAX, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR AN EXEMPTION FOR CONSUMER AUTOMOBILE LEASES WHEN THE AUTOMOBILE IS PURCHASED UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.
Introduced and Committed
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recalled
Other proceedings
Other proceedings

H. 3303 -- Rep. Easterday: A BILL TO AMEND ARTICLE 5 OF CHAPTER 77, TITLE 38, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE STATE'S AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE LAW AND THE SOUTH CAROLINA REINSURANCE FACILITY, DESIGNATED PRODUCERS, AND FACILITY RECOUPMENT CHARGES, BY ADDING SECTION 38-77-627 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR DISCLOSURE OF ECONOMIC IMPACT BY AN INSURER AS THE RESULT OF A CLAIM BEING FILED BY AN INSURED, THE FORMAL WITHDRAWAL OF A CLAIM BY THE INSURED FOLLOWING RECEIPT OF THE ECONOMIC IMPACT DISCLOSURE, APPROVAL OF FORMS AND THE PROMULGATION OF REGULATIONS BY THE DIRECTOR OF THE DEPARTMENT OF INSURANCE, WAIVER BY THE INSURED OF HIS RIGHTS AND PRIVILEGES IN THIS SECTION, AND AN ADMINISTRATIVE FINE TO BE ASSESSED AGAINST AN INSURER WHICH VIOLATES THIS SECTION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3304 -- Rep. Easterday: A BILL TO AMEND TITLE 58, CHAPTER 3, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION, BY ADDING SECTION 58-3-230 SO AS TO PROHIBIT THE UNAUTHORIZED CHANGE OF A CUSTOMER'S UTILITY SERVICE PROVIDER AND TO ESTABLISH PENALTIES.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Other proceedings

H. 3305 -- Reps. Campsen, Rodgers and Gilham: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND HELEN COGGESHALL HARVEY OF BEAUFORT UPON BEING NAMED THE 1999 SOUTH CAROLINA MOTHER OF THE YEAR, AND TO RECOGNIZE HER MANY NOTABLE AND DISTINGUISHED ACCOMPLISHMENTS AS A MOTHER OF FIVE CHILDREN AND A GRANDMOTHER OF SEVENTEEN GRANDCHILDREN, AND AS A PERSON WHO HAS BEEN INVOLVED, ON BOTH A LOCAL AND STATEWIDE BASIS, IN EDUCATION, HISTORIC PRESERVATION, THE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, POLITICAL LIFE, CHARITABLE ENDEAVORS, AND PROFESSIONALLY AS A REALTOR.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3306 -- Reps. Bowers and Simrill: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO AMEND THE RULES OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES BY DELETING RULE 10.6 RELATING TO THE PROHIBITION OF REMOVING LAPTOP COMPUTERS IN THE HOUSE CHAMBER FROM THE CHAMBER.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3307 -- Reps. Woodrum, Harvin, G. Brown, M. McLeod, Allen, Allison, Altman, Askins, Bailey, Bales, Barfield, Barrett, Battle, Bauer, Beck, Boan, Bowers, Breeland, Campsen, Canty, Carnell, Cato, Cave, Chellis, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Cooper, Cotty, D. Smith, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Easterday, Edge, Emory, F. Smith, Fleming, Gamble, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, H. Brown, Hamilton, Harrell, Harris, Harrison, Haskins, Hawkins, Hayes, Hinson, Howard, Inabinett, J. Brown, J. Hines, J. Smith, Jennings, Keegan, Kelley, Kennedy, Kirsh, Klauber, Knotts, Koon, Lanford, Law, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, M. Hines, Mack, Maddox, Martin, Mason, McCraw, McGee, McKay, McMahand, Meacham, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, Neal, Neilson, Ott, Parks, Phillips, Pinckney, Quinn, R. Smith, Rhoad, Rice, Riser, Robinson, Rodgers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scott, Seithel, Sharpe, Sheheen, Simrill, Spearman, Stille, Stuart, T. Brown, Taylor, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Vaughn, W. McLeod, Walker, Webb, Whatley, Whipper, Wilder, Wilkes, Wilkins, Witherspoon and Young-Brickell: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION EXPRESSING THE APPRECIATION OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO WILLIAM JEFFREY "JEFF" YOUNG, OF SUMTER, SOUTH CAROLINA, FOR HIS YEARS OF SERVICE IN THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY AS THE ELECTED REPRESENTATIVE OF DISTRICT 67, AND TO RECOGNIZE HIS HARD WORK AS A REPRESENTATIVE AND AS A MEMBER AND SUBCOMMITTEE CHAIRMAN OF THE HOUSE JUDICIARY COMMITTEE, AND TO ACKNOWLEDGE HIS MANY CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA AND TO SUMTER AND CLARENDON COUNTIES.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3308 -- Rep. Bowers: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 34-39-140, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO EXEMPTIONS FROM REGULATION AS A DEFERRED PRESENTMENT SERVICE, AND SECTION 34-41-30, RELATING TO EXEMPTIONS FROM REGULATION AS A CHECK-CASHING SERVICE, BOTH SO AS TO EXEMPT A GROCERY STORE AND A DRUGSTORE, AND TO PROVIDE FOR REFUND OF A LICENSING OR INVESTIGATION FEE PAID BY A GROCERY STORE OR A DRUGSTORE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3309 -- Reps. Knotts and Whatley: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 3, TITLE 16, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO OFFENSES AGAINST THE PERSON, BY ADDING ARTICLE 19, SO AS TO ESTABLISH THE "SOUTH CAROLINA VIOLENCE PREVENTION AUTHORITY" WHICH SHALL COORDINATE VIOLENCE PREVENTION EFFORTS THROUGHOUT THE STATE; AND TO AMEND CHAPTER 3, TITLE 56, RELATING TO THE REGISTRATION AND LICENSING OF MOTOR VEHICLES, BY ADDING ARTICLE 79 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE ISSUANCE OF VIOLENCE PREVENTION MOTOR VEHICLE LICENSE PLATES AND THE FEES MUST BE USED FOR THE OPERATION OF THE VIOLENCE PREVENTION AUTHORITY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3310 -- Reps. Knotts and Whatley: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 17-13-40, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER'S JURISDICTION WHEN HE IS IN PURSUIT OF AN OFFENDER, SO AS TO EXPAND THE JURISDICTION OF COUNTY POLICE AUTHORITIES WHEN THEY PURSUE OFFENDERS WHO VIOLATE A COUNTY ORDINANCE OR STATE STATUTE.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading

H. 3311 -- Reps. Knotts, Cotty, Whatley, Scott, Kelley and Sandifer: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 17-22-50, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PERSONS WHO MAY NOT BE CONSIDERED FOR PRETRIAL INTERVENTION, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON UNDER THE AGE OF TWENTY-ONE WHO HAS NOT PREVIOUSLY BEEN ACCEPTED INTO AN INTERVENTION PROGRAM AND WHO IS CHARGED WITH AN ALCOHOL-RELATED MISDEMEANOR MAY BE CONSIDERED FOR PRETRIAL INTERVENTION.
Introduced and Committed
Recalled

H. 3312 -- Reps. Knotts, Whatley, Kelley, Keegan and Cotty: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-36-2120, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO EXEMPTIONS FROM THE STATE SALES AND USE TAX, SO AS TO INCLUDE EXEMPTIONS FOR THE SALE OF MEALS OR FOODSTUFFS TO A PERSON WHO IS CERTIFIED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE TO BE DECLARED TOTALLY DISABLED BY THE SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION .
Introduced and Committed

H. 3313 -- Reps. Breeland, Whipper, Sharpe, McMahand, Altman, Inabinett, Harrison, Beck, Miller, Harrell, J. Hines, Mack and Limehouse: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 59-39-160, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE REQUIREMENTS FOR PARTICIPATING IN INTERSCHOLASTIC ACTIVITIES BY STUDENTS IN GRADES NINE THROUGH TWELVE, SO AS TO REQUIRE STUDENTS TO HAVE AN OVERALL "C" AVERAGE IN THE PRECEDING SEMESTER AND PASS AT LEAST FOUR ACADEMIC COURSES, INCLUDING EACH UNIT REQUIRED FOR GRADUATION, AND TO REQUIRE DISTRICTS TO GIVE ACADEMIC ASSISTANCE TO THOSE STUDENTS WHO DESIRE TO PARTICIPATE BUT WHO DO NOT HAVE SUCH AN AVERAGE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3314 -- Reps. Breeland, Govan, J. Hines, McMahand, Whipper, Mack, M. Hines, Inabinett, Lloyd, Gourdine and Limehouse: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 3, TITLE 56, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO MOTOR VEHICLE REGISTRATION AND LICENSING, BY ADDING ARTICLE 73 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE ISSUANCE OF FRATERNITY AND SORORITY LICENSE PLATES AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE DISTRIBUTION OF FEES COLLECTED.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3315 -- Rep. Barrett: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 3, TITLE 56, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO MOTOR VEHICLE REGISTRATION AND LICENSING, BY ADDING ARTICLE 48 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE ISSUANCE OF ROTARY INTERNATIONAL SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE DISBURSEMENT OF THE FEES COLLECTED.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3316 -- Reps. Bales, M. Hines, Hayes, Scott, Howard, Stuart, Neal and Jennings: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 59-1-400, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO SICK LEAVE FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL EMPLOYEES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A CERTIFIED SCHOOL TEACHER SHALL BE PAID AT A RATE OF NOT LESS THAN FIFTY DOLLARS A DAY FOR ANY ACCRUED SICK LEAVE ACCUMULATED YEARLY IN EXCESS OF THE MAXIMUM AMOUNT OF SICK LEAVE AUTHORIZED TO BE CARRIED FORWARD FROM YEAR TO YEAR.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3317 -- Reps. Sharpe, Davenport, Witherspoon, R. Smith, Limehouse and Altman: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 44-96-85 SO AS TO ESTABLISH REQUIREMENTS THAT APPLY TO THE DISPLACEMENT OF A PRIVATE COMPANY PROVIDING COLLECTION SERVICES FOR SOLID WASTE OR RECOVERED MATERIALS OR BOTH.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Debate Adjourned
Request for Debate
Point of Order

H. 3318 -- Reps. Cobb-Hunter and Stuart: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION APPLAUDING THE OUTSTANDING LEADERSHIP OF RANDOLPH D. SMOAK, JR., M.D., OF ORANGEBURG COUNTY IN HIS ROLE AS CHAIRMAN OF THE AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION BOARD OF TRUSTEES AND RECOGNIZING HIS MANY YEARS OF SERVICE TO THE MEDICAL PROFESSION AND TO THE CITIZENS OF THIS NATION AND THIS STATE.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3319 -- Reps. Inabinett, Moody-Lawrence, Campsen, Neal, Mack and Whipper: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION DESIGNATING THE FIRST THURSDAY IN MAY (MAY 6, 1999) AS "LEGISLATIVE FAMILY DAY 1999" IN RECOGNITION AND APPRECIATION OF THE PATIENCE AND UNDERSTANDING SHOWN BY THE FAMILIES OF THE MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY AND THE WONDERFUL SUPPORT GIVEN BY THESE GREAT FAMILIES TO THE MEMBERS AS THEY CARRY OUT THEIR LEGISLATIVE DUTIES, AND ASKING EACH MEMBER TO SHOW HIS OR HER APPRECIATION TO THEIR FAMILY MEMBERS AND FRIENDS ON THIS DAY.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3320 -- Rep. Harrison: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 23-19-10, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO FEES AND COMMISSIONS A SHERIFF IS ALLOWED TO COLLECT, SO AS TO REVISE THE SCHEDULE OF FEES, AND TO PROVIDE THAT ONE DOLLAR OF EACH FEE COLLECTED MUST BE USED BY A SHERIFF TO FUND TRAINING ACTIVITIES FOR HIS OFFICE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3321 -- Rep. Harrison: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 14-1-211, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE RETENTION OF SURCHARGE MONIES TO BE USED TO PROVIDE SERVICES TO THE VICTIMS OF CRIME, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IF MONIES ARE WITHHELD OR DIVERTED FROM AN AGENCY OR OFFICE HAVING THE RESPONSIBILITY OF PROVIDING SERVICES, THEN THE DUTIES, RESPONSIBILITIES, AND LIABILITIES OF PROVIDING THESE SERVICES MUST BE ASSUMED BY THE AGENCY OR OFFICE WHICH RECEIVED THE MONIES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3322 -- Reps. Rodgers, Pinckney, Lloyd and Gilham: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-43-220, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO CLASSIFICATION AND ASSESSMENT RATIOS OF PROPERTY FOR PURPOSES OF PROPERTY TAX, SO AS TO EXTEND THE FIVE PERCENT ASSESSMENT RATIO TO "COMMERCIAL VEHICLES" AND TO DEFINE "COMMERCIAL VEHICLES".
Introduced and Committed

H. 3323 -- Rep. Mason: A HOUSE RESOLUTION REQUESTING THE HONORABLE SANDRA K. MCKINNEY, CLERK OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, TO COLLECT AND PUBLISH THE 1999 SESSIONAL PRAYERS OF THE HOUSE CHAPLAIN, THE REVEREND DR. ALTON C. CLARK OF LITTLE MOUNTAIN, AND PROVIDE FOR DISTRIBUTION OF EIGHTEEN HUNDRED COPIES OF THE CHAPLAIN'S COLLECTED PRAYERS AS DIRECTED BY THE SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3324 -- Rep. Harris: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION REQUESTING THE SOUTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO DESIGNATE THE BRIDGE ON S.C. 52 NORTH OF CHERAW IN CHESTERFIELD COUNTY AS THE "GILBERT 'GIL' FRANKLIN HALMA BRIDGE."
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3325 -- Reps. Wilkins, Harrison, H. Brown, Townsend, Cato, Sharpe, J. Brown and D. Smith: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO PROVIDE THAT PURSUANT TO RULE 10.1 OF THE RULES OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, SPECIFIED MEMBERS OF THE STAFF OF THE GOVERNOR BY SPECIAL LEAVE OF THE HOUSE MAY BE ADMITTED IN THE OUTER DOORS OF THE CHAMBER AND ARE GRANTED THE PRIVILEGE OF THE HOUSE FLOOR UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS DURING THE 1999 SESSION OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3326 -- Rep. W. McLeod: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-1170, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE RETIREMENT INCOME DEDUCTION AND THE TAXABLE INCOME DEDUCTION ALLOWED INDIVIDUAL TAXPAYERS WHO HAVE OBTAINED AGE SIXTY-FIVE, SO AS TO INCREASE THE TAXABLE INCOME DEDUCTION ALLOWED INDIVIDUAL TAXPAYERS WHO HAVE ATTAINED AGE SIXTY-FIVE FROM ELEVEN THOUSAND FIVE HUNDRED DOLLARS TO TWENTY-THREE THOUSAND DOLLARS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3327 -- Reps. Campsen, Loftis, Barfield, R. Smith, Leach, Cato, Quinn, Kelley, Gilham, Hayes, Witherspoon, Tripp and Delleney: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 44-1-115 SO AS TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL TO DEVELOP A DATA BASE IN WHICH A PARENT, LEGAL GUARDIAN, OR ONE ACTING EN LOCO PARENTIS CAN REGISTER WITH THE DEPARTMENT PROHIBITING THE DEPARTMENT OR ANY OTHER AGENCY OR DEPARTMENT OF THE STATE FROM PROVIDING CONDOMS OR OTHER CONTRACEPTIVES TO THEIR CHILDREN AND TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT TO PUBLISH AND DISTRIBUTE INFORMATION CONCERNING THIS REGISTRATION; AND BY ADDING SECTION 44-1-117 SO AS TO PROHIBIT THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL, ANOTHER STATE AGENCY OR DEPARTMENT, OR A PERSON ACTING ON THEIR BEHALF, FROM DISTRIBUTING CONDOMS OR OTHER TYPES OF CONTRACEPTIVES TO A PERSON UNDER SIXTEEN YEARS OF AGE IF THE PARENT, LEGAL GUARDIAN, OR ONE ACTING EN LOCO PARENTIS HAS REGISTERED WITH THE DEPARTMENT PROHIBITING SUCH DISTRIBUTION TO THEIR CHILD.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3328 -- Reps. Inabinett, Campsen, Whipper, Lourie, Mack, J. Smith, Neal, Davenport, Altman, Gourdine, Cato, Moody-Lawrence, Law, McMahand, Loftis and Phillips: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-37-250, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE HOMESTEAD EXEMPTION FROM THE PROPERTY TAX FOR TAXPAYERS SIXTY-FIVE YEARS OF AGE AND OLDER OR THOSE DISABLED OR BLIND, SO AS TO INCREASE THE EXEMPTED AMOUNT FROM TWENTY THOUSAND DOLLARS TO TWENTY-FIVE THOUSAND DOLLARS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3329 -- Rep. Harrison: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 29-5-10 AND SECTION 29-5-20, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE SETTLEMENT OF ACTIONS TO ENFORCE MECHANIC'S LIENS AND THE AWARD OF ATTORNEY'S FEES TO THE PREVAILING PARTY, SO AS TO FURTHER DEFINE THE TERM "PREVAILING PARTY", TO PROVIDE THAT THE VALUE OF A DEFENDANT'S COUNTERCLAIM IS CONSIDERED A NEGATIVE OFFER OF SETTLEMENT IF THE DEFENDANT DOES NOT MAKE A WRITTEN OFFER OF SETTLEMENT, AND TO PROVIDE TIME FRAMES FOR MAKING OFFERS OF SETTLEMENT OR AMENDED OFFERS IF THE ACTION IS CARRIED OVER TO A SUBSEQUENT TERM OF COURT.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Debate Adjourned
Enrolled
Ratified

H. 3330 -- Rep. Bales: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-43-220, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE CLASSIFICATION OF PROPERTY AND APPLICABLE ASSESSMENT RATIOS AND VALUATION METHODS FOR PURPOSES OF PROPERTY TAX, SO AS TO PHASE DOWN THE ASSESSMENT RATIO ON PROPERTY CLASSIFIED AS "ALL OTHER PERSONAL PROPERTY" FROM TEN AND ONE-HALF PERCENT OF FAIR MARKET VALUE TO TWO AND ONE-HALF PERCENT OVER FOUR PROPERTY TAX YEARS; TO PROVIDE REIMBURSEMENT TO LOCAL UNITS OF GOVERNMENT FOR PROPERTY TAX REVENUES NOT COLLECTED BECAUSE OF AN ASSESSMENT RATIO LESS THAN TEN AND ONE-HALF PERCENT; TO PROVIDE THAT FOR PURPOSES OF BONDED INDEBTEDNESS AND CALCULATING THE INDEX OF TAXPAYING ABILITY THE ASSESSMENT RATIO FOR SUCH PROPERTY IS DEEMED TEN AND ONE-HALF PERCENT; AND TO AMEND SECTION 12-37-220, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTIONS, SO AS TO EXEMPT FROM PROPERTY TAX PROPERTY CLASSIFIED AS "ALL OTHER PERSONAL PROPERTY" FOR PROPERTY TAX YEARS BEGINNING AFTER 2003, TO REIMBURSE LOCAL GOVERNMENTS FOR TAXES NOT COLLECTED BECAUSE OF THIS EXEMPTION BASED ON PROPERTY TAX YEAR 2003 REVENUE AND REIMBURSEMENTS, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THIS EXEMPT PROPERTY IS CONSIDERED TAXABLE PROPERTY FOR PURPOSES OF BONDED INDEBTEDNESS AND CALCULATING THE INDEX OF TAXPAYING ABILITY AS THAT PROPERTY WAS ASSESSED IN 2003.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3331 -- Reps. Breeland, J. Hines, Whipper, Gourdine, Bailey, Inabinett, Clyburn, Scott, Cave, Lloyd, M. Hines, Govan, Mack, Maddox, Bales, Stuart, Stille, T. Brown, Altman, Hayes, Pinckney, J. Brown and Allen: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-37-220, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTIONS, SO AS TO EXEMPT THE BALANCE OF THE VALUE OF A DWELLING RECEIVING THE HOMESTEAD EXEMPTION AND TO PROVIDE FOR THIS EXEMPTION FOR A SURVIVING SPOUSE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3332 -- Reps. Miller, Lanford and W. McLeod: A BILL TO RATIFY AN AMENDMENT TO SECTION 11, ARTICLE X OF THE CONSTITUTION OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1895, RELATING TO FINANCE, TAXATION, AND DEBT, SO AS TO ALLOW THE STATE TREASURER TO INVEST ENDOWMENT FUNDS DONATED SPECIFICALLY TO STATE-SUPPORTED INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER LEARNING IN EQUITY SECURITIES OF UNITED STATES CORPORATIONS REGISTERED ON A NATIONAL SECURITIES EXCHANGE OR QUOTED THROUGH A NATIONAL QUOTATIONS SYSTEM, SUBJECT TO LEGISLATION ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY WHICH REQUIRES THESE ENDOWMENT FUNDS HELD AND INVESTED BY THE STATE TREASURER TO BE INVESTED PURSUANT TO A PLAN RECOMMENDED BY THE STATE RETIREMENT SYSTEMS INVESTMENT PANEL WHICH MUST BE SUBMITTED TO AND APPROVED BY THE BOARDS OF TRUSTEES OF THE RESPECTIVE COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES; AND TO RATIFY AN AMENDMENT TO SECTION 14 OF THIS ARTICLE TO AUTHORIZE THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO PROVIDE BY LAW FOR THE INCURRENCE OF INDEBTEDNESS BY COUNTIES FOR REDEVELOPMENT PURPOSES AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE DEBT SERVICE OF SUCH INDEBTEDNESS TO BE PROVIDED FROM THE added INCREMENT OF TAX REVENUES TO RESULT FROM THE PROJECT.
Introduced
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Ratified

H. 3333 -- Reps. Davenport and Lee: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 16-17-445, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO REGULATION OF UNSOLICITED CONSUMER TELEPHONE CALLS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A TELEPHONE SOLICITOR WHO MAKES AN UNSOLICITED CONSUMER TELEPHONE CALL AND FAILS TO COMPLY WITH CHAPTER 15, TITLE 37, THE "PRIZES AND GIFTS ACT" OR CHAPTER 5, TITLE 39, THE "SOUTH CAROLINA UNFAIR TRADE PRACTICES ACT" IS SUBJECT TO THE ENFORCEMENT PROCEDURES AND REMEDIES IN THOSE CHAPTERS IN ADDITION TO, AND NOT EXCLUSIVE OF, THE ENFORCEMENT AND REMEDIAL PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION; TO AMEND SECTION 37-15-90, RELATING TO ENFORCEMENT AND REMEDIES FOR VIOLATION OF THE "PRIZES AND GIFTS ACT", SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE ADDITIONAL ENFORCEMENT PROCEDURES AND REMEDIES AVAILABLE FOR FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH REQUIREMENTS FOR UNSOLICITED CONSUMER TELEPHONE CALLS; AND TO AMEND SECTION 39-1-50, RELATING TO UNSOLICITED MERCHANDISE RECEIVED THROUGH THE MAIL BEING DEEMED A GIFT TO THE RECIPIENT, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT MERCHANDISE, THE ORDER FOR WHICH WAS OBTAINED IN VIOLATION OF SECTION 16-17-445 OR THE "PRIZES AND GIFTS ACT" OR THE "SOUTH CAROLINA TRADE PRACTICES ACT", IS UNSOLICITED MERCHANDISE FOR THE PURPOSE OF BEING DEEMED A GIFT TO THE RECIPIENT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3334 -- Reps. Davenport, Lee, Allison, Rodgers, Barfield and Witherspoon: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 12-43-218 SO AS TO REQUIRE THE SOUTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE TO REVIEW THE CALCULATION OF THE ROLLBACK MILLAGE FOR EACH PROPERTY TAXING JURISDICTION IN A COUNTY FOR THE PROPERTY TAX YEAR A REASSESSMENT PROGRAM IS IMPLEMENTED IN THE COUNTY AND TO REQUIRE PROPERTY TAX REVENUES ATTRIBUTABLE TO ANY MILLAGE IMPOSED IN EXCESS OF THE ROLLBACK MILLAGE TO BE HELD IN A SEPARATE FUND WHICH MAY BE USED ONLY TO REDUCE MILLAGE APPLICABLE FOR THE NEXT PROPERTY TAX YEAR.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3335 -- Reps. Beck, Wilder, W. McLeod, J. Brown, R. Smith and Mason: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-80, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO APPLICATIONS FOR DRIVERS' LICENSES AND PERMITS, SO AS TO REQUIRE THE APPLICATION TO PROVIDE FOR DISCLOSURE OF A PERMANENT MEDICAL CONDITION AND ORGAN AND TISSUE DONOR STATUS, BOTH OF WHICH MUST BE INDICATED BY SYMBOLS ON THE LICENSE AND CONTAINED IN THE DRIVER'S RECORD; TO FURTHER PROVIDE THAT THIS INFORMATION MUST BE MADE AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST TO LAW ENFORCEMENT AND EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES AND HOSPITAL PERSONNEL AND THAT DONOR STATUS INFORMATION MUST BE MADE AVAILABLE TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA DONOR REFERRAL NETWORK.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Point of Order
Message from Senate

H. 3336 -- Reps. M. Hines, McGee, McKay, J. Hines and Askins: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO NAME THE CHURCH STREET BRIDGE BETWEEN WEST DARLINGTON STREET AND EAST CHEVES STREET IN THE CITY OF FLORENCE IN HONOR OF DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR., AND TO ERECT APPROPRIATE MARKERS OR SIGNS REFLECTING THIS DESIGNATION.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3337 -- Rep. Harrison: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 1-23-510, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGE WHO EXERCISES THE POWERS AND FUNCTIONS OF THE CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGE IN THE EVENT THERE IS A VACANCY IN THAT OFFICE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE POWERS AND FUNCTIONS ARE EXERCISED BY THE MOST SENIOR ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGE INSTEAD OF THE JUDGE ELECTED TO SEAT 2.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Ratified

H. 3338 -- Reps. Harrison and Knotts: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 16-17-495, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE OFFENSE OF CONCEALING A CHILD WITH THE INTENT OF VIOLATING A CUSTODY ORDER, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER, WHO HAS PROBABLE CAUSE TO BELIEVE A CHILD IS BEING CONCEALED FROM HIS LEGAL CUSTODIAN AND WHO IS ATTEMPTING TO RETURN THE CHILD TO HIS LEGAL CUSTODIAN, MAY ENTER A DWELLING, BUILDING, OTHER STRUCTURE, OR VEHICLE AND USE REASONABLE MEANS TO RECOVER AND RETURN THE CHILD TO HIS LEGAL CUSTODIAN.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading

H. 3339 -- Reps. Sharpe, Leach, Lanford, Davenport, Vaughn, Limehouse, Altman and Clyburn: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 40-13-253 SO AS TO REQUIRE THE STATE BOARD OF TECHNICAL EDUCATION TO ADMINISTER A CONTINUING EDUCATION PROGRAM FOR COSMETOLOGISTS AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE BOARD AND TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING AND REGULATION TO PROMULGATE REGULATIONS PERTAINING TO COURSE PROVIDERS, INSTRUCTORS AND CONTENT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3340 -- Reps. Allison, Littlejohn and Walker: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-3-1910, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF SPECIAL LICENSE TAGS TO DISABLED PERSONS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE SPECIAL LICENSE TAGS MUST BE ISSUED FOR VEHICLES NOT MORE THAN SIX THOUSAND POUNDS EMPTY DRY WEIGHT THAT ARE NOT USED FOR COMMERCIAL PURPOSES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3341 -- Reps. Cato and Mason: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 38-73-910, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PUBLIC NOTICES AND PUBLIC HEARINGS FOR CERTAIN RATE INCREASES IN INSURANCE LINES SO AS TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THESE NOTICES AND HEARINGS AND REVISE AND CLARIFY THE PUBLIC HEARING AND PUBLIC NOTICE REQUIREMENTS FOR AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE RATE FILINGS MADE PURSUANT TO ACT 154 OF 1997 WHICH REVISED THE LAWS OF THIS STATE PERTAINING TO AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE; TO EXPRESS THE INTENT OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY THAT SPECIFIED PROVISIONS OF ACT 154 OF 1997 APPLY TO RATE FILINGS MADE PURSUANT TO ACT 154 OF 1997 REGARDLESS OF WHETHER SUCH PRIVATE PASSENGER AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE RATE FILINGS ARE FILED WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF INSURANCE PRIOR TO MARCH 1, 1999, AND TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THE APPLICABILITY OF SPECIFIED PROVISIONS OF ACT 154 OF 1997.
Introduced and Committed
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recalled
Other proceedings
Other proceedings

H. 3342 -- Reps. Sharpe, Scott, T. Brown, Breeland, Loftis, Lee, Moody-Lawrence, Davenport and Vaughn: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 12-21-2425 ENACTING THE "GAMING TOURISM FUND ACT" BY IMPOSING A SIX DOLLAR LICENSE TAX ON EACH PAID ADMISSION TO A CASINO BOAT, TO PROVIDE THAT THIS TAX IS IN ADDITION TO THE ADMISSIONS TAX AND ALL OTHER TAXES AND FOR THE METHOD OF ITS PAYMENT, REPORTING, AND COLLECTION, TO DEFINE "CASINO BOAT," AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE REVENUE TO BE CREDITED TO A SEPARATE GAMING TOURISM FUND USED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF PARKS, RECREATION AND TOURISM FOR ITS OPERATIONS AND FOR COMMUNITY FESTIVALS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3343 -- Reps. Sharpe and Witherspoon: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 17, TITLE 50, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO COASTAL FISHERIES, BY ADDING SECTION 50-17-550, SO AS TO REGULATE AND PROVIDE RESTRICTIONS ON COMMERCIAL TAKING AND RECREATIONAL FISHING FOR DOLPHIN AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR THE VIOLATION OF THESE SECTIONS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3344 -- Reps. Sharpe and Hayes: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 50-1-91 SO AS TO PROHIBIT HUNTING ON, SHOOTING FROM, INTO, OR ACROSS THE RIGHT-OF-WAY OF A PRIMARY PAVED ROAD, TO PROVIDE FOR THE MANNER IN WHICH LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS MAY CHARGE A PERSON FOR A VIOLATION, AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES; AND TO AMEND SECTION 50-11-760, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO HUNTING FROM PUBLIC ROADS AND RAILROAD RIGHTS-OF-WAY, SO AS TO DELETE PROVISIONS RELATING TO HUNTING FROM PUBLIC ROADS AND INCREASE THE PENALTY FOR HUNTING FROM A RAILROAD RIGHT-OF-WAY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3345 -- Reps. Sharpe and Witherspoon: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 50-11-390, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE TAKING OF ANTLERLESS DEER, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES MAY ISSUE INDIVIDUAL TAGS FOR TAKING ANTLERLESS DEER STATEWIDE EXCEPT ON PROPERTIES RECEIVING ANTLERLESS DEER QUOTA PERMITS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Other proceedings

H. 3346 -- Reps. Campsen, Harrell, Altman, Inabinett and Whipper: A BILL TO AMEND ACT 1595 OF 1972, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE CHARLESTON COUNTY PARK, RECREATION AND TOURIST DISTRICT, SO AS TO AUTHORIZE THE PROVISION, MAINTENANCE, AND SUPERVISION OF A GOLF FACILITY AS A PERMITTED ACTIVITY OF THE DISTRICT, TO REQUIRE THAT THE GOVERNING BODY OF THE DISTRICT MUST CONDUCT OR CONTRACT FOR A FEASIBILITY AND MARKETING STUDY WHICH MUST BE SUBMITTED TO THE COUNTY COUNCIL WHICH MUST APPROVE ANY PLAN TO OPERATE A GOLF FACILITY, TO REQUIRE THE FACILITY TO BE FINANCIALLY SELF-SUSTAINING AND THE FACILITY MUST BE PROVIDED, MAINTAINED, AND SUPERVISED IN CONJUNCTION WITH A PUBLIC INSTITUTION OF HIGHER LEARNING LOCATED IN CHARLESTON COUNTY.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Senate Amendments Amended
Point of Order
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Message from Senate
Ratified

H. 3347 -- Reps. Kelley, Keegan, Allen, Allison, Altman, Askins, Bailey, Bales, Barfield, Barrett, Battle, Bauer, Beck, Boan, Bowers, Breeland, Campsen, Canty, Carnell, Cato, Cave, Chellis, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Cooper, Cotty, D. Smith, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Easterday, Edge, Emory, F. Smith, Fleming, G. Brown, Gamble, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, H. Brown, Hamilton, Harrell, Harris, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hawkins, Hayes, Hinson, Howard, Inabinett, J. Brown, J. Hines, J. Smith, Jennings, Kennedy, Kirsh, Klauber, Knotts, Koon, Lanford, Law, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, M. Hines, M. McLeod, Mack, Maddox, Martin, Mason, McCraw, McGee, McKay, McMahand, Meacham, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, Neal, Neilson, Ott, Parks, Phillips, Pinckney, Quinn, R. Smith, Rhoad, Rice, Riser, Robinson, Rodgers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scott, Seithel, Sharpe, Sheheen, Simrill, Spearman, Stille, Stuart, T. Brown, Taylor, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Vaughn, W. McLeod, Walker, Webb, Whatley, Whipper, Wilder, Wilkes, Wilkins, Witherspoon, Woodrum and Young-Brickell: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND DONALD D. LEONARD OF MYRTLE BEACH FOR HIS OUTSTANDING SERVICE AS CHAIRMAN OF THE COUNCIL OF MYRTLE BEACH AREA ORGANIZATIONS AND CONGRATULATE HIM FOR HIS LEADERSHIP, PERSONAL ACCOMPLISHMENTS, AND THE MANY SUCCESSES OF THE COUNCIL OF MYRTLE BEACH AREA ORGANIZATIONS THAT BENEFIT THE MEMBER ORGANIZATIONS AND THOSE ENGAGED IN THE ENTERTAINMENT, HOSPITALITY, AND TOURISM INDUSTRY IN THE MYRTLE BEACH AREA DURING HIS THREE YEARS AS CHAIRMAN.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3348 -- Rep. Limehouse: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION COMMENDING AND THANKING MR. H. B. "BUCK" LIMEHOUSE, JR., OF CHARLESTON COUNTY FOR HIS EXEMPLARY SERVICE TO THE PEOPLE OF THIS GREAT STATE AS MEMBER AND CHAIRMAN OF THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION AND IN NUMEROUS OTHER CAPACITIES.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3349 -- Rep. Limehouse: A HOUSE RESOLUTION EXTENDING THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO HARRY BANCROFT "BUCK" LIMEHOUSE, JR., OF CHARLESTON COUNTY, ON A DATE AND TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF BEING RECOGNIZED AND HONORED FOR HIS SERVICE TO THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3350 -- Rep. Altman: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 7-7-140, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE DESIGNATION OF VOTING PRECINCTS IN CHARLESTON COUNTY, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE PRECINCT NAMED JOHNS ISLAND 5A IS RENAMED KIAWAH ISLAND AND THE PRECINCT NAMED JOHNS ISLAND 5B IS RENAMED TOWN OF SEABROOK.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Ratified

H. 3351 -- Reps. Lucas, Neilson, Davenport, J. Hines, McGee, Cobb-Hunter, Spearman, Lourie, M. McLeod, Bales, Phillips, Altman, Ott, McMahand, McKay, Harris, Lee, Rutherford, Jennings and Gilham: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 38-71-285 SO AS TO REQUIRE HEALTH INSURANCE PLANS TO PROVIDE COVERAGE FOR TREATMENT OF MENTAL ILLNESS OR ALCOHOL OR SUBSTANCE ABUSE, TO ALLOW A PLAN THAT DOES NOT PROVIDE FOR MANAGEMENT OF CARE OR THE SAME DEGREE OF MANAGEMENT OF CARE FOR ALL HEALTH CONDITIONS, TO PROVIDE COVERAGE FOR SUCH TREATMENT THROUGH A MANAGED CARE ORGANIZATION, TO ESTABLISH TREATMENT CONDITIONS TO QUALIFY FOR COVERAGE, AND TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF INSURANCE TO REPORT TO THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY ON THE FISCAL IMPACT.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3352 -- Reps. J. Brown, Allen, Allison, Altman, Askins, Bailey, Bales, Barfield, Barrett, Battle, Bauer, Beck, Boan, Bowers, Breeland, Campsen, Canty, Carnell, Cato, Cave, Chellis, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Cooper, Cotty, D. Smith, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Easterday, Edge, Emory, F. Smith, Fleming, G. Brown, Gamble, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, H. Brown, Hamilton, Harrell, Harris, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hawkins, Hayes, Hinson, Howard, Inabinett, J. Hines, J. Smith, Jennings, Keegan, Kelley, Kennedy, Kirsh, Klauber, Knotts, Koon, Lanford, Law, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, M. Hines, M. McLeod, Mack, Maddox, Martin, Mason, McCraw, McGee, McKay, McMahand, Meacham, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, Neal, Neilson, Ott, Parks, Phillips, Pinckney, Quinn, R. Smith, Rhoad, Rice, Riser, Robinson, Rodgers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scott, Seithel, Sharpe, Sheheen, Simrill, Spearman, Stille, Stuart, T. Brown, Taylor, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Vaughn, W. McLeod, Walker, Webb, Whatley, Whipper, Wilder, Wilkes, Wilkins, Witherspoon, Woodrum and Young-Brickell: A HOUSE RESOLUTION EXPRESSING THE SORROW OF THE MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES AT THE DEATH OF MRS. WILLIE RICHARDSON OF PENDLETON, THE LAST OF THE ORIGINAL NEGRO FAMILY SETTLERS OF THAT HISTORIC TOWN.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3353 -- Reps. Cave and Rhoad: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND MRS. JOHNNIE RUTH JENKINS OF BARNWELL COUNTY ON HER MANY YEARS OF DEDICATED AND OUTSTANDING SERVICE TO HER COMMUNITY UPON HER RETIREMENT FROM THE AIKEN-BARNWELL-LEXINGTON COMMUNITY ACTION COMMISSION.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3354 -- Rep. Lourie: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND CONGRATULATE THE FOREST LAKE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL CHOIR OF COLUMBIA, SOUTH CAROLINA AND ITS DIRECTOR, MS. ANGELA POWERS, ON THEIR EXUBERANT AND OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCE SINGING TWO SONGS, "WE ARE GOOD SANDLAPPERS" AND "CAROLINA SUNSHINE" AT THE INAUGURAL CEREMONY FOR GOVERNOR JIM HODGES ON JANUARY 13, 1999.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3355 -- Reps. Delleney, D. Smith and Canty: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO FIX 12:00 NOON ON WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 1999, AS THE TIME FOR ELECTING A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE COURT OF APPEALS, SEAT 1, WHOSE TERM EXPIRES JUNE 30, 1999; TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE COURT OF APPEALS, SEAT 2, WHOSE TERM EXPIRES JUNE 30, 1999; TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE SIXTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, SEAT 1, WHOSE TERM EXPIRED JUNE 30, 1998; TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE CIRCUIT COURT, AT-LARGE SEAT 1, WHOSE UNEXPIRED TERM EXPIRES JUNE 30, 2003; TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE CIRCUIT COURT, AT-LARGE SEAT 7, WHOSE UNEXPIRED TERM EXPIRES JUNE 30, 2003; TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE CIRCUIT COURT, AT-LARGE SEAT 11, WHOSE UNEXPIRED TERM EXPIRES JUNE 30, 2002; TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE FAMILY COURT, SEVENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, SEAT 3, WHOSE TERM EXPIRED JUNE 30, 1998; TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE FAMILY COURT, EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, SEAT 1, WHOSE UNEXPIRED TERM EXPIRES JUNE 30, 2001; TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE FAMILY COURT, SIXTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, SEAT 2, WHOSE UNEXPIRED TERM EXPIRES JUNE 30, 2001; AND TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGE DIVISION, CHIEF JUDGE, SEAT 1, WHOSE TERM EXPIRES JUNE 30, 1999.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3356 -- Reps. Limehouse, Harrell, Seithel, Fleming, Altman, Campsen, Vaughn, McCraw, Harrison, Wilkins, Barrett, Sandifer, Easterday, McGee, Rice, Simrill, W. McLeod, Klauber and Hawkins: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 4 OF TITLE 30, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT, SO AS TO PROHIBIT THE SALE BY A PUBLIC BODY OF ANY RECORDS, PUBLIC OR OTHERWISE.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Amended
Proposed Amendment
Point of Order

H. 3357 -- Reps. Fleming, Wilder, Klauber and Hayes: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 6-25-115 SO AS TO AUTHORIZE A JOINT MUNICIPAL WATER SYSTEM ORGANIZED FOR THE PURPOSE OF CREATING A FINANCING POOL TO ISSUE CONSTRUCTION NOTES; BY ADDING SECTION 6-25-129 SO AS TO EXEMPT FROM STATE TAXES THE INCOME OF A JOINT MUNICIPAL WATER SYSTEM; BY ADDING SECTION 6-25-131 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT NO INCOME, PROFITS, OR ASSETS OF A JOINT SYSTEM MAY INURE TO THE BENEFIT OF ANY INDIVIDUAL OR PRIVATE ENTITY; TO AMEND SECTION 6-25-20, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS FOR JOINT MUNICIPAL WATER SYSTEMS, SO AS TO DEFINE "CONSTRUCTION NOTE OR NOTES", "FINANCING AGREEMENT", "FINANCING POOL", "GOVERNMENT", AND "INTERIM FINANCING"; TO AMEND SECTION 6-25-30, RELATING TO THE CREATION OF A JOINT SYSTEM, SO AS TO AUTHORIZE THE GOVERNING BODIES OF MUNICIPALITIES TO CREATE A JOINT SYSTEM FOR THE PURPOSE OF CREATING A FINANCING POOL, AND TO LIMIT THE PURPOSES FOR WHICH A JOINT SYSTEM MAY BE CREATED; TO AMEND SECTION 6-25-40, RELATING TO THE NOTICE OF THE INSTRUMENT CREATING A JOINT SYSTEM, SO AS TO EXEMPT A JOINT SYSTEM FROM THE NOTICE PROVISIONS IF IT IS FORMED FOR THE PURPOSE OF CREATING A FINANCING POOL; TO AMEND SECTION 6-25-50, RELATING TO THE APPOINTMENT OF A MUNICIPAL REPRESENTATIVE TO THE JOINT SYSTEM, SO AS TO ADD TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF THE APPLICATION FILED WITH THE SECRETARY OF STATE THE PURPOSE FOR THE CREATION OF THE JOINT SYSTEM; TO AMEND SECTION 6-25-60, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE MANAGEMENT AND CONTROL OF THE JOINT SYSTEM, SO AS TO CLARIFY THAT EACH VOTING MEMBER OF A JOINT SYSTEM SHALL APPOINT A REPRESENTATIVE WHO MUST BE A COMMISSIONER OF THE JOINT SYSTEM AND TO AUTHORIZE THE COMMISSIONERS TO MEET BIENNIALLY, IF ITS BYLAWS PROVIDE FOR IT; TO AMEND SECTION 6-25-70, RELATING TO CHANGE IN MEMBERSHIP OF A JOINT SYSTEM, SO AS TO EXEMPT A JOINT SYSTEM ORGANIZED FOR THE PURPOSE OF CREATING A FINANCING POOL FROM FILING A CHANGE IN MEMBERSHIP WITH THE SECRETARY OF STATE; TO AMEND SECTION 6-25-80, RELATING TO THE DISSOLUTION OF A JOINT SYSTEM, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT INCOME OWNED BY THE JOINT SYSTEM AT THE TIME OF DISSOLUTION MUST BE DISBURSED TO THE VOTING MEMBERS OF THE MEMBERS OF THE JOINT SYSTEM ACCORDING TO ITS BYLAWS; TO AMEND SECTION 6-25-100, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO POWERS OF JOINT MUNICIPAL WATER SYSTEMS, SO AS TO AUTHORIZE THE SYSTEMS TO LOAN THE PROCEEDS OF ANY BORROWING TO ANY MEMBER OF THE JOINT SYSTEM WITH PAYMENT FOR BONDS OR NOTES AUTHORIZED TO BE PAID FROM LOAN REPAYMENT OF MEMBERS, AND TO PROVIDE THAT CERTAIN POWERS ARE NOT GRANTED WHEN A JOINT SYSTEM IS ORGANIZED SOLELY FOR THE PURPOSE OF CREATING A FINANCING POOL; TO AMEND SECTION 6-25-110, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE AUTHORIZATION OF A JOINT SYSTEM TO INCUR DEBT AND ISSUE BONDS, SO AS TO AUTHORIZE A JOINT SYSTEM FORMED FOR THE PURPOSE OF CREATING A FINANCING POOL TO ISSUE NOTES IN ANTICIPATION OF THE ISSUANCE OF BONDS BY ITS MEMBERS TO THE GOVERNMENT; TO AMEND SECTION 6-25-120, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PAYMENT OF NOTES, OBLIGATIONS, OR BONDS, SO AS TO INCLUDE CONSTRUCTION NOTES WITHIN THE LIST OF OBLIGATIONS WHICH MAY NOT BE PLEDGED AS FULL FAITH, CREDIT, OR TAXING POWER OF ANY MEMBER OF THE JOINT SYSTEM; TO AMEND SECTION 6-25-126, RELATING TO THE AUTHORIZATION OF A JOINT SYSTEM TO TEMPORARILY INVEST FUNDS PENDING DISBURSEMENTS IN SECURITIES, SO AS TO INCLUDE CONSTRUCTION NOTES IN ADDITION TO BONDS WHICH MAY BE AUTHORIZED IN THE RESOLUTION; TO AMEND SECTION 6-25-127, RELATING TO THE ENFORCEMENT OF RIGHTS OF BONDHOLDERS, SO AS TO INCLUDE HOLDERS OF CONSTRUCTION NOTES AS HAVING THOSE RIGHTS; TO AMEND SECTION 6-25-145, RELATING TO THE PROHIBITION OF CERTAIN FIDUCIARIES TO INVEST MONIES IN THEIR HANDS IN BONDS ISSUED UNDER THE PROVISIONS OF CHAPTER 25 OF TITLE 6, SO AS TO ADD A REFERENCE TO CONSTRUCTION NOTES; TO AMEND SECTION 6-25-155, RELATING TO BONDS AS INVESTMENT SECURITIES FOR PURPOSES OF CHAPTER 8 OF TITLE 36, SO AS TO ADD CONSTRUCTION NOTES TO THOSE EVIDENCES OF INDEBTEDNESS CONSIDERED INVESTMENT SECURITIES; TO AMEND SECTION 6-25-160, RELATING TO THE TAX-EXEMPT STATUS OF EVIDENCES OF INDEBTEDNESS ISSUED BY A JOINT SYSTEM, SO AS TO INCLUDE CONSTRUCTION NOTES, AND ADD A REFERENCE TO SECTION 12-2-50; TO AMEND CHAPTER 7, TITLE 5, RELATING TO THE POWERS, FUNCTIONS, AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF MUNICIPALITIES, SO AS TO ADD SECTION 5-7-145, PROVIDING THAT COASTAL MUNICIPALITIES HAVE THE AUTHORITY TO PROVIDE LIFEGUARD AND OTHER RELATED SAFETY SERVICES ALONG THE PUBLIC BEACHES WITHIN THEIR CORPORATE LIMITS, TO PROVIDE THAT THE MUNICIPALITIES MAY CONTRACT WITH PRIVATE BEACH SAFETY COMPANIES TO PROVIDE THESE SERVICES, TO PROVIDE CONDITIONS TO BE SATISFIED IN THE CONTRACTING PROCESS, TO AMEND SECTION 4-9-30, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE AUTHORITY OF COUNTY GOVERNMENT, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT ITS AUTHORITY TO GRANT FRANCHISES IN AREAS OUTSIDE THE CORPORATE LIMITS OF MUNICIPALITIES WITHIN THE COUNTY IN THE MANNER PROVIDED BY LAW FOR MUNICIPALITIES AND SUBJECT TO THE SAME LIMITATIONS INCLUDES THE AUTHORITY TO GRANT FRANCHISES FOR THE USE OF PUBLIC BEACHES; TO AMEND SECTION 5-7-30, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE POWERS OF THE MUNICIPALITIES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THE AUTHORITY TO GRANT FRANCHISES FOR THE USE OF PUBLIC BEACHES; TO PROVIDE THAT THE PROVISIONS OF SECTION 21 OF THIS ACT DO NOT AFFECT, ALTER, OR ABROGATE CONTRACTS EXISTING AND IN EFFECT ON THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS ACT; TO AMEND SECTION 11-27-40, RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF BONDS FOR POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONS PURSUANT TO ARTICLE X OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA CONSTITUTION SO AS TO PROVIDE THE TERM AND AMOUNT OF BONDS THAT MAY BE SOLD AT PRIVATE SALE AND WITHOUT ADVERTISEMENT AND TO PROVIDE PROCEDURES FOR THE ISSUANCE AND REDEMPTION OF BONDS MATURING BETWEEN FIVE AND THIRTY YEARS FROM THE DATE OF ISSUE; TO AMEND SECTION 11-27-50 RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF BONDS FOR SCHOOL DISTRICTS PURSUANT TO ARTICLE X OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA CONSTITUTION SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE CONSENT OF ANOTHER BODY IS NOT REQUIRED TO ISSUE GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS OF A SCHOOL DISTRICT AFTER AN ELECTION AND TO PROVIDE PROCEDURES FOR THE ISSUANCE AND REDEMPTION OF BONDS MATURING BETWEEN FIVE AND THIRTY YEARS; AND TO AMEND SECTION 11-15-440, RELATING TO THE EXTENT TO WHICH REFUNDING BONDS MAY BE ISSUED, SO AS TO MAKE THIS PROVISION APPLICABLE TO REVENUE BONDS AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE ISSUER MAY UTILIZE THE PROVISIONS OF SECTIONS 11-27-40 AND 11-27-50 IN CONNECTION WITH THE ISSUANCE OF SUCH REFUNDING BONDS.
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H. 3358 -- Reps. Fleming, Lucas, Taylor, Wilder, Klauber, Harris and Hayes: A BILL TO AMEND TITLE 33, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PARTNERSHIPS, CORPORATIONS, AND ASSOCIATIONS, BY ADDING CHAPTER 36 SO AS TO INCLUDE NONPROFIT CORPORATIONS FINANCED BY BOTH FEDERAL AND STATE LOANS, NOT ONLY BY FEDERAL LOANS, AND TO PROVIDE FOR INCORPORATION, MEMBERSHIP, SALE, CONSOLIDATION, MERGER, AND DISSOLUTION OF CORPORATIONS NOT-FOR-PROFIT; TO AMEND SECTIONS 33-20-103, AS AMENDED, AND 33-31-1708, RELATING TO EXEMPTION OF CERTAIN NONPROFIT CORPORATIONS FROM THE PROVISIONS OF CHAPTERS 1 THROUGH 20 AND CHAPTER 31 OF TITLE 33, SO AS TO EXEMPT NONPROFIT CORPORATIONS ORGANIZED PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 36; TO REPEAL CHAPTER 35 OF TITLE 33 RELATING TO NONPROFIT CORPORATIONS FINANCED BY FEDERAL LOANS; AND TO AMEND SECTION 6-13-120, RELATING TO DISSOLUTION OF A WATER DISTRICT, SECTION 6-19-10, RELATING TO STATE AUTHORITY TO MAKE GRANTS TO WATER AND SEWER AUTHORITIES OR DISTRICTS, SECTION 12-6-550, RELATING TO CORPORATIONS EXEMPT FROM STATE INCOME TAXES, SECTION 12-36-2120, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO EXEMPTIONS FROM SALES AND USE TAXES, AND SECTION 12-37-220, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO EXEMPTIONS FROM PROPERTY TAX, ALL SO AS TO CHANGE CROSS-REFERENCES TO REFLECT REPEAL OF CHAPTER 35 AND ADDITION OF CHAPTER 36.
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H. 3359 -- Reps. Dantzler, Bailey, R. Smith, Hinson, Rodgers, Witherspoon, Chellis, McKay, McGee, Law, Simrill, Rhoad, Littlejohn and Bowers: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 12-37-224 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A MOTOR HOME ON WHICH THE INTEREST PORTION OF INDEBTEDNESS IS DEDUCTIBLE PURSUANT TO THE INTERNAL REVENUE CODE AS AN INTEREST EXPENSE ON A QUALIFIED PRIMARY OR SECOND RESIDENCE IS ALSO A PRIMARY OR SECOND RESIDENCE FOR PURPOSES OF AD VALOREM PROPERTY TAXATION IN THIS STATE AND IS CONSIDERED REAL PROPERTY RATHER THAN PERSONAL PROPERTY FOR PROPERTY TAX PURPOSES; TO AMEND CHAPTER 21, TITLE 50, RELATING TO EQUIPMENT AND OPERATION OF WATERCRAFT, BY ADDING SECTION 50-21-385 SO AS TO ALLOW INDEFINITE MOORING OF A HOUSEBOAT USED FOR HABITATION AT A PRIVATE DOCK SO LONG AS THE BOAT HAS A WASTE-HOLDING TANK WHICH IS PUMPED OUT AT AN APPROVED FACILITY AND TO INCLUDE CRIMINAL PENALTIES; TO AMEND SECTION 2-7-76, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO FISCAL IMPACT STATEMENTS FOR CERTAIN LEGISLATION, SO AS TO REQUIRE THAT THE BUDGET DIVISION OR ECONOMIC RESEARCH SECTION OF THE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD, RATHER THAN THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE, PREPARE THE STATEMENT OF ESTIMATED FISCAL IMPACT TO A COUNTY OR MUNICIPALITY; TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-40, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO APPLICATION OF THE INTERNAL REVENUE CODE TO STATE TAX LAWS, SO AS TO UPDATE THE REFERENCE TO THE INTERNAL REVENUE CODE AS AMENDED THROUGH 1998; TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-1120, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO COMPUTATION OF GROSS INCOME FOR STATE TAX PURPOSES, SO AS TO MAKE TECHNICAL CHANGES; TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-3410, RELATING TO CORPORATE INCOME TAX CREDIT FOR HEADQUARTERS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE NUMBER OF NEW JOBS AND THE COMPENSATION LEVEL BE DETERMINED USING THE MOST RECENT PER CAPITA INCOME DATA AVAILABLE; TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-3465, RELATING TO INCOME TAX CREDIT FOR A RECYCLING FACILITY, SO AS TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS TO CROSS REFERENCES; TO AMEND SECTION 12-16-20, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS FOR PURPOSES OF THE ESTATE TAX ACT, SO AS TO UPDATE THE DEFINITION FOR INTERNAL REVENUE CODE; TO AMEND SECTION 12-20-20, RELATING TO CORPORATIONS REQUIRED TO FILE ANNUAL REPORTS WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE, SO AS TO CHANGE A CROSS REFERENCE; TO AMEND SECTION 12-36-510, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO RETAIL LICENSES, SO AS TO DELETE THE REQUIREMENT THAT AN EVENT BE LISTED IN THE DEPARTMENT OF PARKS, RECREATION AND TOURISM CALENDAR TO QUALIFY AS A SPECIAL EVENT; TO AMEND SECTION 12-37-251, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE HOMESTEAD EXEMPTION FROM PROPERTY TAX, SO AS TO CHANGE THE ESTIMATING BODY FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE TO THE ECONOMIC RESEARCH SECTION OF THE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD; TO AMEND SECTION 12-54-85, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO TIME OF APPLICATION FOR A TAX REFUND, SO AS TO ALLOW A CORPORATION NINETY DAYS, INSTEAD OF THIRTY, TO FILE A CLAIM; TO AMEND SECTION 12-56-20, AS AMENDED, 12-56-60, 12-56-110, AND CHAPTER 56, TITLE 12, ALL RELATING TO THE SETOFF DEBT COLLECTION ACT, SO AS TO INCLUDE AS A "CLAIMANT AGENCY" THE POLITICAL SUBDIVISION SUBMITTING A CLAIM THROUGH AN ASSOCIATION, TO DENY A PROPERTY RIGHT IN A REFUND UNTIL ALL CLAIMS ARE PAID, TO PERMIT THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE TO REGULATE THE PROCEDURES, AND BY ADDING SECTIONS 12-56-62, 12-56-63, 12-56-65, 12-56-67, AND 12-56-120 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR NOTICE, PROTEST, HEARING, AND APPEALS PROCEDURES; TO AMEND ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 54, TITLE 12, RELATING TO ENFORCEMENT AND COLLECTION OF TAXES, BY ADDING SECTIONS 12-54-43 AND 12-54-44 SO AS TO DESCRIBE SEPARATELY THE CIVIL AND CRIMINAL PENALTIES, RESPECTIVELY, IN THAT CONNECTION; TO AMEND SECTION 4-12-30, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO QUALIFICATION FOR A FEE IN LIEU OF PROPERTY TAXES, AND SECTION 4-29-67, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO A FEE IN LIEU OF TAXES FOR CERTAIN INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS, BOTH SO AS TO DEEM REPLACEMENT PROPERTY AS THAT PROPERTY REPLACING THE OLDEST PROPERTY SUBJECT TO THE FEE; TO AMEND SECTION 4-29-68, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO SPECIAL SOURCE REVENUE BONDS, SO AS TO ADD CROSS REFERENCES; TO AMEND SECTION 11-1-10, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO OFFICIAL RECEIPTS FOR MONIES COLLECTED BY AN AGENT OF THE STATE, SO AS TO LIMIT DOCUMENTS SUBMITTED BY AGENTS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE TO THOSE REQUIRED BY DEPARTMENT RULES; TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-50, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PROVISIONS OF THE INTERNAL REVENUE CODE NOT ADOPTED BY THE STATE, SO AS TO ADD SECTION 6015 AS ADOPTED; TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-3360, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO JOB TAX CREDITS, SO AS TO REQUIRE THAT COUNTIES BE RANKED AND DESIGNATED USING PER CAPITA INCOME AND UNEMPLOYMENT RATE DATA FROM THE MOST RECENTLY AVAILABLE THREE YEARS, INCREASE THE CREDIT DESIGNATION FOR FIVE YEARS FOR A COUNTY WITH AN APPLICABLE MILITARY INSTALLATION OR FEDERAL FACILITY, PROVIDE FOR PASS THROUGH AND CARRY FORWARD OF CREDITS FOR MEMBERS OF SPECIFIED BUSINESS ENTITIES, AND PROVIDE THAT JOB TAX CREDIT BE DETERMINED FROM INCOME DATA AVAILABLE AS OF THE END OF THE TAXABLE YEAR IN WHICH THE JOBS ARE FILLED; TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-4910, RELATING TO PERSONS REQUIRED TO MAKE AN INCOME TAX RETURN, SO AS TO INCLUDE RETIREMENT INCOME DEDUCTION IN THE PROVISION; TO AMEND SECTIONS 12-6-5060, 12-6-5065, 12-6-5070, AND 12-6-5080, ALL RELATING TO TAXPAYER CHARITABLE CHECKOFFS, SO AS PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE IS NOT SUBJECT TO THE SOLICITATION OF CHARITABLE FUNDS ACT FOR ITS ROLE IN ADMINISTERING THE CHECKOFFS; TO AMEND SECTION 12-21-2550, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO MONTHLY PAYMENT OF THE STAMP AND BUSINESS LICENSE TAX, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE MAY ESTIMATE TAX LIABILITY AND ISSUE A PROPOSED ASSESSMENT BASED ON THE BEST INFORMATION AVAILABLE UPON FAILURE TO FILE OR FILING AN INCORRECT RETURN; TO AMEND SECTION 12-36-2120, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO EXEMPTIONS FROM SALES AND USE TAX, SO AS TO INCLUDE LIQUEFIED PETROLEUM GAS; TO AMEND SECTION 12-54-240, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DISCLOSURE OF RECORDS BY THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE, SO AS TO ALLOW DISCLOSURE OF TAXPAYER NAME AND ADDRESS TO THE STATE RETIREMENT SYSTEM IN DISPOSITION OF AN INACTIVE ACCOUNT; TO AMEND SECTION 12-56-20, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO SETOFF DEBT COLLECTION SO AS TO INCLUDE THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AS A CLAIMANT AGENCY AND TO CHANGE "INDIVIDUAL" TO "PERSON"; TO REPEAL SECTION 12-6-5590, RELATING TO APPLICATION FOR REVISION OF ASSESSED INCOME TAX, AND SECTIONS 12-54-35 AND 12-54-40 RELATING TO LIABILITIES OF SPOUSES AND CIVIL AND CRIMINAL TAX LIABILITIES AND PENALTIES; TO AMEND SECTION 12-4-320, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PERMISSIVE POWERS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE, SO AS TO PERMIT THE EXTENSION OF TIME FOR MAKING RETURNS, PAYMENTS, AND COLLECTIONS FOR A TAXPAYER IN HAZARDOUS MILITARY SERVICE; TO AMEND SECTION 12-60-470, RELATING TO A TAXPAYER'S REFUND CLAIM, SO AS TO MAKE THE CLAIM FOR REFUND PERSONAL TO THE TAXPAYER UNTIL THE REFUND IS AUTHORIZED; TO AMEND SECTION 12-44-60, RELATING TO REPLACEMENT PROPERTY FOR PURPOSES OF A SIMPLIFIED FEE IN LIEU OF TAX, SO AS TO DEEM IT REPLACES THE OLDEST PROPERTY SUBJECT TO THE FEE; TO AMEND SECTION 6-1-320, RELATING TO MILLAGE RATE INCREASES BY A LOCAL GOVERNING BODY, SO AS TO CHANGE THE REFERENCE FROM FISCAL YEAR TO CALENDAR YEAR; TO AMEND SECTIONS 12-10-50, AS AMENDED, 12-10-60, AND 12-10-100, ALL RELATING TO THE ENTERPRISE ZONE ACT OF 1995, SO AS TO MAKE IT DISCRETIONARY WITH THE ADVISORY COORDINTING COUNCIL FOR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT TO ENTER INTO A REVITALIZATION AGREEMENT WITH A QUALIFYING BUSINESS; TO AMEND SECTION 4-35-150, RELATING TO OWNERSHIP OF IMPROVEMENTS PURSUANT TO THE PUBLIC WORKS IMPROVEMENT ACT, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE IMPROVEMENTS BE OWNED BY THE COUNTY, STATE, OR OTHER PUBLIC ENTITY AND THAT ASSESSMENTS MAY BE LEVIED ALSO FOR THE MANAGEMENT AND OPERATION OF THE IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT; AND TO PROVIDE VARIOUS EFFECTIVE DATES FOR THE DIFFERENT PROVISIONS.
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H. 3360 -- Reps. Koon, Harvin, Vaughn and Sharpe: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO ALLOW THE SOUTH CAROLINA FORESTRY COMMISSION TO RETAIN THE REIMBURSEMENTS PAID TO IT BY THE FEDERAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY THROUGH THE STATE OF FLORIDA, OTHERWISE REQUIRED TO LAPSE TO THE GENERAL FUND OF THE STATE, FOR REPAIRS AND MAINTENANCE TO COMMISSION FIRE PROTECTION EQUIPMENT USED IN THE FLORIDA FOREST FIRE EMERGENCY IN THE SUMMER OF 1998 AND FOR TRAVEL EXPENSES INCURRED IN THAT EMERGENCY.
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H. 3361 -- Reps. Campsen, Loftis, Leach, Inabinett, R. Smith and Witherspoon: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 62-3-907, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PROBATE OF WILLS AND ADMINISTRATION AND DISTRIBUTION IN KIND, SO AS TO REQUIRE THE PROBATE COURT TO CERTIFY THAT AN INSTRUMENT OR DEED OF DISTRIBUTION, BEFORE IT MAY BE RECORDED, CONFORMS TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF THE WILL OR OF THE STATUTE OF DESCENT AND DISTRIBUTION.
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H. 3362 -- Reps. Neilson, Lucas and J. Hines: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO PROVIDE THAT UP TO THREE SCHOOL DAYS MISSED BY STUDENTS OF THE DARLINGTON COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT IN DARLINGTON COUNTY FOR SCHOOL YEAR 1998-99 WHEN THEIR SCHOOLS WERE CLOSED DUE TO HURRICANE CONDITIONS OR DUE TO THEIR SCHOOLS BEING USED AS EVACUATION LOCATIONS DURING HURRICANE 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.
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H. 3363 -- Reps. Lucas, McGee, McKay, Neilson, J. Hines, Davenport, G. Brown and Rodgers: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 9, TITLE 4, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 15, AND TO AMEND TITLE 5 BY ADDING CHAPTER 40 SO AS TO ESTABLISH A PROCEDURE BY WHICH UNPAID GOVERNMENTAL SERVICE FEES OR CHARGES MAY BECOME LIENS ON THE REAL PROPERTY SERVICED.
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H. 3364 -- Rep. Lourie: A HOUSE RESOLUTION EXPRESSING THE APPRECIATION OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA FOR THOMPSON DENTAL COMPANY'S ONE HUNDRED YEARS OF COMMITMENT TO THE SUPPORT OF THE PRACTICE AND ART OF DENTISTRY, AND RECOGNIZING ITS GENERATIONS OF LEADERSHIP IN AND CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE HEALTH OF THIS STATE'S CITIZENS AND ITS ECONOMY.
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H. 3365 -- Reps. Young-Brickell, Lourie, J. Smith, Bailey, Seithel, Lucas, Meacham, Chellis, Stuart, Spearman, Gamble, Hinson, Rodgers, Gilham, Martin, Lee and Allen: A BILL TO AMEND SECTIONS 16-25-30, 16-25-40, 16-25-50, 16-25-60, 16-25-70, ALL AS AMENDED, AND 16-25-65, ALL RELATING TO PROCEDURES AND PENALTIES FOR CRIMINAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SO AS TO DELETE FINES AS A PENALTY FOR THESE OFFENSES AND TO AUTHORIZE SUSPENSION OF THE SENTENCE IMPOSED, EXCEPT MANDATORY MINIMUM SENTENCES WHERE APPLICABLE, UPON THE OFFENDER SATISFACTORILY COMPLETING AN APPROVED TREATMENT PROGRAM FOR BATTERERS AND TO CREATE THE OFFENSE OF CRIMINAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE IN THE PRESENCE OF A MINOR AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES; AND TO AMEND SECTION 22-5-510, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO BOND HEARINGS AND THE RELEASE OF DEFENDANTS, SO AS TO AUTHORIZE A MAGISTRATE TO HOLD A DEFENDANT IN A CASE INVOLVING CRIMINAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE FORTY-EIGHT HOURS AFTER ARREST, UPON GOOD CAUSE SHOWN AT THE BOND HEARING.
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H. 3366 -- Rep. Knotts: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 20-7-1540 SO AS TO ENACT THE "MANDATORY PARENTING PLAN ACT" WHICH REQUIRES EACH PARTY IN AN ACTION FOR DIVORCE FROM THE BONDS OF MATRIMONY OR FOR SEPARATE SUPPORT AND MAINTENANCE OR LEGAL SEPARATION, WHERE THE CUSTODY, VISITATION, OR SUPPORT OF A MINOR CHILD IS AN ISSUE, TO FILE A PARENTING PLAN WITHIN NINETY DAYS OF FILING THE COMPLAINTRODUCED
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H. 3367 -- Reps. Knotts, Inabinett and Clyburn: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 20-7-1550 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IN PROCEEDINGS IN WHICH CHILD CUSTODY AND VISITATION ARE IN DISPUTE THERE IS A PRESUMPTION THAT JOINT CUSTODY IS IN THE BEST INTEREST OF THE CHILD; TO REQUIRE THE COURT TO ORDER JOINT CUSTODY ABSENT WRITTEN FINDINGS THAT A PARENT IS UNFIT OR GEOGRAPHICALLY removed; AND TO REQUIRE THE COURT TO EQUALIZE AND PROMOTE OPPORTUNITIES FOR EACH PARENT TO BE INVOLVED IN ACTIVITIES IN THE CHILD'S LIFE IN AND OUT OF SCHOOL.
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H. 3368 -- Reps. Inabinett, Moody-Lawrence, Neal, Mack, Clyburn, M. Hines, Phillips, Seithel, Davenport, Lee, Hayes, Scott, Whipper and Harvin: A BILL TO AMEND TITLE 59, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING CHAPTER 14 SO AS TO ENACT THE "SOUTH CAROLINA SCHOOL SEXUAL ASSAULT AND HARASSMENT INFORMATION ACT" WHICH REQUIRES THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO DEVELOP AND THE SCHOOL DISTRICTS OF THIS STATE TO IMPLEMENT POLICIES AND PRACTICES TO PROVIDE TO STUDENTS AT THEIR LEVEL OF UNDERSTANDING WITH PREVENTION INFORMATION REGARDING, AND REMEDIES FOR SEXUAL ASSAULT AND HARASSMENT ON SCHOOL CAMPUSES AND AT SCHOOL-SPONSORED FUNCTIONS AWAY FROM SCHOOL CAMPUSES.
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H. 3369 -- Reps. Inabinett, Bales, Hayes, Lanford, J. Brown, M. Hines, Scott, Altman, Rodgers, Clyburn, Gourdine, Sandifer, Campsen, Lee, Neal, Phillips, Moody-Lawrence, Harvin, Knotts, Whatley, Gilham, Chellis, Allen, Whipper, Seithel and Davenport: A JOINT RESOLUTION PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO SECTION 2, ARTICLE III OF THE CONSTITUTION OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1895, RELATING TO THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT BEGINNING IN 2000, MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES MUST BE CHOSEN EVERY FOURTH INSTEAD OF EVERY SECOND YEAR; TO AMEND SECTION 8, ARTICLE III, RELATING TO ELECTION OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE BE ELECTED EVERY FOURTH INSTEAD OF EVERY SECOND YEAR; AND TO AMEND SECTION 6, ARTICLE III, RELATING TO ELECTION OF THE SENATE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT BEGINNING IN 2000, MEMBERS OF THE SENATE BE ELECTED EVERY SIXTH INSTEAD OF EVERY FOURTH YEAR.
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H. 3370 -- Reps. Inabinett, Lloyd, Kennedy, Gourdine, F. Smith, Cave, M. Hines, Breeland, Govan, Mack, Whipper, Maddox, McGee, J. Brown, Scott, McMahand, Allen and Lanford: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-67-105 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT ALL REPLACEMENT OR NEW SCHOOL BUSES BE EQUIPPED WITH APPROVED SAFETY BELTS AND TO PROVIDE A PERIOD OF TIME FOR ALL SCHOOL BUSES TO BE EQUIPPED WITH APPROVED SAFETY BELTS; AND TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-6530, RELATING TO EXCEPTIONS FOR MANDATORY USE OF SEAT BELTS, SO AS TO DELETE THE EXCEPTION FOR SCHOOL BUSES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3371 -- Reps. Barrett, Woodrum, Sandifer, Davenport, Lanford, Simrill, Littlejohn, Leach, Cato, Vaughn, Martin, Tripp, Trotter, Loftis, Hamilton, Law, Rice and Stille: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 15-36-10, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO ATTORNEY'S FEES AND COSTS OF FRIVOLOUS SUITS, SO AS TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR LIABILITY FOR ATTORNEY'S FEES AND COSTS OF FRIVOLOUS SUITS; TO AMEND SECTION 15-36-20, RELATING TO FINDINGS OF A PROPER PURPOSE FOR ACTION, SO AS TO PROVIDE WHEN A PROPER PURPOSE MAY NOT BE FOUND; TO AMEND SECTION 15-36-40, RELATING TO AN AGGRIEVED PERSON'S BURDEN OF PROOF AFTER A FRIVOLOUS SUIT, SO AS TO PROVIDE WHEN THE BURDEN OF PROOF HAS BEEN MET; AND TO AMEND SECTION 15-37-20, RELATING TO COSTS ALLOWED TO A SUCCESSFUL PARTY, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT ANY PERSON BRINGING OR DEFENDING A CIVIL ACTION IN THE COURT OF COMMON PLEAS MUST PAY THE ATTORNEY'S FEES AND COSTS OF THE PREVAILING PARTY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3372 -- Reps. Bales, F. Smith, Breeland, Neal, Hayes, J. Brown, Lloyd, Allen, Pinckney, W. McLeod, Scott, Rutherford and Bauer: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-37-220, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO EXEMPTIONS FROM PROPERTY TAX, SO AS TO EXEMPT FROM PROPERTY TAX FIVE THOUSAND DOLLARS OF THE FAIR MARKET VALUE OF PRIVATE PASSENGER MOTOR VEHICLES AND MOTORCYCLES; AND TO AMEND SECTION 12-37-2640, RELATING TO THE DETERMINATION OF VALUE OF MOTOR VEHICLES AND MINIMUM AND MAXIMUM ASSESSED VALUES FOR CERTAIN MOTOR VEHICLES, SO AS TO CONFORM THE SECTION TO THE ADDITIONAL EXEMPTIONS added BY THIS ACT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3373 -- Reps. Bales, Scott, Hayes and J. Brown: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO DIRECT THE SOUTH CAROLINA SUPREME COURT TO DEVELOP AND IMPLEMENT A PILOT PROJECT, WHICH WILL BEGIN JULY 1, 1999, AND END JUNE 30, 2001, AND TO BE CONDUCTED IN TWO JUDICIAL CIRCUITS WHICH THE COURT SELECTS, TO TRANSFER THE JURISDICTION OVER CERTAIN OFFENSES COMMITTED BY JUVENILES ON SCHOOL GROUNDS OR AT SCHOOL-SPONSORED EVENTS FROM THE FAMILY COURTS OF THOSE CIRCUITS TO THE MAGISTRATES' COURTS AND TO REQUIRE THE SUPREME COURT TO REPORT TO THE JUDICIARY COMMITTEES OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES AND THE SENATE ON THE FINDINGS OF THIS PILOT PROJECT BY DECEMBER 31, 2001.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3374 -- Reps. Fleming, Knotts, Bauer and Koon: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 50-13-236, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO CREEL AND SIZE LIMITS ON STRIPED BASS AND BLACK BASS FROM LAKE MURRAY, SO AS TO REDUCE THE SIZE LIMIT ON STRIPED BASS FROM TWENTY-ONE INCHES TO EIGHTEEN INCHES DURING THE MONTHS OF JUNE, JULY, AUGUST, AND SEPTEMBER.
Introduced and Committed
Other proceedings
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H. 3375 -- Reps. Fleming, McGee, McKay, H. Brown, Altman, J. Smith, Delleney, Hawkins, Klauber, Harrison, Maddox, D. Smith, F. Smith, Harris, Whipper, Jennings and Knotts: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 17-3-60, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE PROCEDURES FOR ESTABLISHING PUBLIC DEFENDER CORPORATIONS IN COUNTIES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE DEFENDER CORPORATION IS NOT LIABLE FOR A LOSS RESULTING FROM A BILLOR OMISSION OF A PUBLIC DEFENDER OR OTHER EMPLOYEE OF THE CORPORATION IF THE DEFENDER OR OTHER EMPLOYEE ACTED WITHIN THE SCOPE OF HIS OFFICIAL DUTIES AND IN GOOD FAITH.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
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3rd Reading
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H. 3376 -- Reps. Wilder, Cave, Stille, Neal and Hayes: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 9-1-10, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS FOR PURPOSES OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA RETIREMENT SYSTEM, SO AS TO INCLUDE IN THE DEFINITION OF "EMPLOYEE" A STUDENT EMPLOYED IN A STATE COLLEGE, UNIVERSITY, OR EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION OF HIGHER LEARNING AT WHICH THE STUDENT IS ENROLLED.
Introduced and Committed
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H. 3377 -- Rep. Harrison: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 4-9-30, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE POWERS OF COUNTY COUNCILS, SO AS TO EXEMPT THE EMPLOYEES OF ELECTED OFFICIALS FROM COUNTY PERSONNEL SYSTEM POLICIES AND PROCEDURES REGULATIONS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3378 -- Reps. Kirsh and Davenport: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 23-6-93 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY SHALL NOT SELL PHOTOGRAPHS OR DIGITIZED IMAGES CONTAINED IN A PERSON'S DRIVER'S LICENSE RECORD.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3379 -- Reps. Wilkins, Cotty, Allen, Allison, Altman, Bailey, Bales, Barrett, Battle, Bauer, Beck, G. Brown, H. Brown, T. Brown, Campsen, Canty, Cave, Cobb-Hunter, Davenport, Delleney, Easterday, Edge, Emory, Fleming, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Hayes, J. Hines, Inabinett, Klauber, Knotts, Lanford, Leach, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, Martin, Mason, McCraw, McGee, McKay, M. McLeod, McMahand, Meacham, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, Ott, Phillips, Pinckney, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Rodgers, Sandifer, Sharpe, Simrill, F. Smith, J. Smith, R. Smith, Spearman, Stille, Stuart, Taylor, Tripp, Trotter, Walker, Webb, Whipper, Wilkes, Woodrum, Govan and Riser: A BILL TO ENACT THE "MAGISTRATES COURTS REFORM ACT OF 1999" BY AMENDING SECTION 8-21-1010, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO FEES AND COSTS TO BE COLLECTED BY MAGISTRATES, SO AS TO INCREASE THE FEE FOR CIVIL ACTIONS AND COMPLAINTS FROM TWENTY-FIVE TO FORTY DOLLARS AND TO INCREASE THE FEE FOR PROCEEDINGS BY A LANDLORD AGAINST A TENANT FROM TEN TO TWENTY-FIVE DOLLARS; BY AMENDING SECTION 22-1-10, RELATING TO APPOINTMENT OF MAGISTRATES, SO AS TO REVISE THE EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENT FOR APPOINTMENT ON OR AFTER JULY 1, 1999; BY AMENDING SECTION 22-1-15, RELATING TO THE PERSONS SERVING AS MAGISTRATES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE REVISED REQUIREMENT DOES NOT APPLY TO A MAGISTRATE SERVING ON JULY 1, 1999, DURING HIS TENURE IN OFFICE; BY AMENDING SECTION 22-1-30, RELATING TO SUSPENSION OR REMOVAL OF MAGISTRATES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A MAGISTRATE'S FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH RETIREMENT, TRAINING, OR EXAMINATION REQUIREMENTS MAY SUBJECT THE MAGISTRATE TO SUSPENSION OR REMOVAL BY ORDER OF THE SUPREME COURT; BY AMENDING SECTION 22-2-40, RELATING TO THE NUMBER AND LOCATION OF MAGISTRATES IN A COUNTY, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE MEMBERS OF THE SENATE DELEGATION FOR A COUNTY AND THE COUNTY GOVERNING BODY MAY VARY THE NUMBER, LOCATION, AND FULL-TIME OR PART-TIME STATUS OF MAGISTRATES IN A COUNTY BY WRITTEN AGREEMENT FILED WITH COURT ADMINISTRATION; BY AMENDING SECTION 22-2-200, RELATING TO ACCOMMODATIONS TAX REVENUES AS AFFECTING THE NUMBER OF MAGISTRATES, SO AS TO CONFORM THE PROVISION REGARDING APPOINTMENT OF ADDITIONAL MAGISTRATES DEPENDENT UPON ACCOMMODATIONS TAX REVENUES; BY AMENDING SECTION 22-8-40, RELATING TO FULL-TIME AND PART-TIME MAGISTRATES AND SALARIES, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR A NEW SALARY SCHEDULE AND FOR ADDITIONAL MAGISTRATES TO BE APPOINTED DEPENDENT UPON ACCOMMODATIONS TAX REVENUES; BY AMENDING SECTION 34-11-70, RELATING TO EVIDENCE OF FRAUDULENT INTENT IN DRAWING A CHECK AND PROBABLE CAUSE FOR PROSECUTION, SO AS TO INCREASE THE FEE A DEFENDANT MUST PAY FOR ADMINISTRATIVE COSTS, WHEN THE CASE IS DISMISSED FOR WANT OF PROSECUTION OR WHEN THE CASE IS DISMISSED ON SATISFACTORY PROOF OR RESTITUTION AND REPAYMENT, FROM TWENTY TO THIRTY-FIVE DOLLARS; BY AMENDING SECTION 34-11-90, RELATING TO JURISDICTION OVER OFFENSES CONCERNING FRAUDULENT CHECKS, SO AS TO INCREASE A MAGISTRATE'S JURISDICTION OVER INSTRUMENTS OF FIVE HUNDRED DOLLARS OR LESS TO JURISDICTION OVER INSTRUMENTS OF ONE THOUSAND DOLLARS OR LESS, TO PROVIDE THE CIRCUMSTANCES OF A CONVICTION IN MAGISTRATE'S COURT THAT ARE PUNISHABLE BY IMPRISONMENT OR FINES, TO INCREASE THE AMOUNT OF REASONABLE COURT COSTS THAT A DEFENDANT MUST PAY WHEN THE COURT SUSPENDS A FIRST OFFENSE CONVICTION FOR DRAWING AND UTTERING A FRAUDULENT CHECK FROM TWENTY TO THIRTY-FIVE DOLLARS, AND TO INCREASE THE AMOUNT OF REASONABLE COURT COSTS THAT A DEFENDANT MUST PAY AFTER A CONVICTION OR PLEA FOR DRAWING AND UTTERING A FRAUDULENT CHECK; AND BY ADDING SECTION 9-11-27, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A MAGISTRATE MAY PARTICIPATE IN THE SOUTH CAROLINA POLICE OFFICERS RETIREMENT SYSTEM; BY ADDING SECTION 9-11-28, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A FULL-TIME MUNICIPAL JUDGE MAY PARTICIPATE IN THE SOUTH CAROLINA POLICE OFFICERS RETIREMENT SYSTEM IF THE MUNICIPALITY HE SERVES PARTICIPATES IN THE SOUTH CAROLINA POLICE OFFICERS RETIREMENT SYSTEM; BY ADDING 22-1-5, SO AS TO PERMIT A MAGISTRATES' OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE TO BE ESTABLISHED IN EACH COUNTY; BY ADDING SECTION 22-1-12, SO AS TO REQUIRE THAT A MAGISTRATE COMPLETE CERTAIN TRIAL EXPERIENCES PRIOR TO TRYING CASES; BY ADDING SECTION 22-1-17, SO AS TO ESTABLISH A TWO-YEAR CONTINUING EDUCATION PROGRAM AVAILABLE TO MAGISTRATES WHO HAVE SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETED THE CERTIFICATION EXAMINATION; BY ADDING SECTION 22-1-19, SO AS TO ESTABLISH AN ADVISORY COUNCIL TO MAKE RECOMMENDATIONS TO THE SUPREME COURT REGARDING THE ELIGIBILITY EXAMINATION, CERTIFICATION EXAMINATION, AND CONTINUING EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS FOR MAGISTRATES; AND BY ADDING SECTION 22-2-5, SO AS TO ESTABLISH AN ELIGIBILITY EXAMINATION, THE RESULTS OF WHICH MUST BE USED BY THE SENATORIAL DELEGATION IN MAKING NOMINATIONS FOR MAGISTERIAL APPOINTMENTS; AND BY REQUESTING THAT THE SUPREME COURT MAKE A REPORT TO THE CHAIRMEN OF THE SENATE AND HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES JUDICIARY COMMITTEES RECOMMENDING FURTHER NECESSARY CHANGES TO THE MAGISTRATES COURT SYSTEM.
Introduced and Committed
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2nd Reading
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H. 3380 -- Reps. Moody-Lawrence, Cobb-Hunter, Breeland, Hayes, Martin, McMahand and F. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 16-23-57 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT AN OWNER OF A PISTOL MUST MAINTAIN IT IN A LOCKED COMPARTMENT OR HAVE A TRIGGER LOCK PLACED ON IT WHEN THE PISTOL IS NOT BEING USED, AND TO PROVIDE A PENALTY FOR A VIOLATION OF THIS PROVISION.
Introduced and Committed
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H. 3381 -- Reps. Moody-Lawrence, Breeland, Lee, Inabinett, McMahand, F. Smith and Whipper: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-67-485 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A SCHOOL BUS TRANSPORTING CERTAIN STUDENTS MUST HAVE A SCHOOL BUS MONITOR ON BOARD AND TO PROVIDE THAT A SCHOOL BUS MONITOR MUST BE A LICENSED DRIVER AND BE PAID AT LEAST MINIMUM WAGE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3382 -- Reps. Moody-Lawrence, Rutherford, Howard, W. McLeod, Canty, J. Hines, Gourdine, Mack, Whipper, F. Smith, Breeland, Cobb-Hunter, Ott, Martin, McGee, Clyburn, Inabinett, Lloyd, Kennedy, Cave, Wilkes, Jennings, T. Brown, Lee, McMahand, Pinckney, Harvin, M. Hines, Hayes and M. McLeod: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 44-41-345 SO AS TO REQUIRE A FEMALE WHO IS PREGNANT, UNMARRIED, AND UNDER EIGHTEEN TO COMPLETE A PREGNANCY PREVENTION EDUCATION COURSE CONDUCTED BY COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENTS, TO PROVIDE FOR THE COURSE CONTENT, TO REQUIRE PROFESSIONALS PROVIDING HEALTH CARE TO REFER THESE WOMEN TO THE APPROPRIATE HEALTH DEPARTMENT AS A COMPONENT OF THEIR HEALTH CARE, AND TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL TO CONDUCT A STUDY AND REPORT TO THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY ON DEVELOPING A SIMILAR COURSE FOR MEN.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Request for Debate
Point of Order

H. 3383 -- Reps. Vaughn, Rice and Haskins: A JOINT RESOLUTION PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO SECTION 1, ARTICLE X OF THE CONSTITUTION OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1895, RELATING TO ASSESSMENT RATIOS AND CLASSES OF PROPERTY FOR PURPOSES OF THE PROPERTY TAX, SO AS TO CREATE A NEW CLASS OF PERSONAL PROPERTY CONSISTING OF PRIVATE PASSENGER MOTOR VEHICLES AND MOTORCYCLES, AS DEFINED BY LAW, ASSESSED AT TEN AND ONE-HALF PERCENT OF FAIR MARKET VALUE OR SOME PERCENTAGE LESS THAN TEN AND ONE-HALF PERCENT SET BY THE GOVERNING BODY OF EACH PROPERTY TAXING ENTITY IN A COUNTY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3384 -- Reps. Stille, Hayes, G. Brown, Bales and Wilder: A BILL TO AMEND TITLE 9, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO STATE RETIREMENT SYSTEMS BY ADDING CHAPTER 19 SO AS TO ENACT THE PUBLIC EMPLOYEES' DEFINED CONTRIBUTION RETIREMENT PLAN AND PROVIDE FOR ITS MEMBERSHIP, OPERATIONS, AND ADMINISTRATION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3385 -- Reps. Stille, Inabinett, Barrett, Battle, Altman, Hayes, Tripp, Sandifer, Vaughn, Wilder, Davenport and D. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND TITLE 15, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO CIVIL REMEDIES AND PROCEDURES BY ADDING CHAPTER 42 SO AS TO ENACT THE "SOUTH CAROLINA GARNISHMENT ACT OF 1999", WHICH PROVIDES PROCEDURES WHICH GRANT TO PERSONS WHO HAVE SUED TO RECOVER CERTAIN DEBTS OR HAVE RECOVERED CERTAIN JUDGMENTS AGAINST ANOTHER PERSON A RIGHT TO A WRIT OF GARNISHMENT, SUBJECTING TO GARNISHMENT UP TO SPECIFIED LIMITATIONS INCOME, WAGES, INTEREST, RENTS, DIVIDENDS, CAPITAL GAINS, BONUSES, AND COMMISSIONS OF THE DEBTOR.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3386 -- Reps. Wilder, Carnell and Taylor: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO NAME THE PORTION OF SOUTH CAROLINA HIGHWAY 66 IN LAURENS COUNTY FROM ITS INTERSECTION WITH UNITED STATES HIGHWAY 76 CONTINUING TO THE INDIAN CREEK BRIDGE THE WALLACE S. BATES HIGHWAY AND INSTALL APPROPRIATE MARKERS OR SIGNS ALONG THE HIGHWAY CONTAINING THE WORDS "WALLACE S. BATES HIGHWAY".
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3387 -- Reps. Allison, Martin and Easterday: A HOUSE RESOLUTION EXTENDING THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO OUR CURRENT "MISS SOUTH CAROLINA", WENDY WILLIS OF CAMDEN, AND TO ALL OF THE CONTESTANTS COMPETING IN THE 1999 MISS SOUTH CAROLINA PAGEANT FOR THE PURPOSE OF BEING RECOGNIZED FOR THEIR STATEWIDE AND COMMUNITY SERVICE AND CONGRATULATED ON THE SPECIAL OCCASION OF "MISS SOUTH CAROLINA APPRECIATION DAY" ON WEDNESDAY, APRIL 7, 1999, AT A TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3388 -- Reps. J. Brown, Allen, Allison, Altman, Askins, Bailey, Bales, Barfield, Barrett, Battle, Bauer, Beck, Boan, Bowers, Breeland, Campsen, Canty, Carnell, Cato, Cave, Chellis, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Cooper, Cotty, D. Smith, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Easterday, Edge, Emory, F. Smith, Fleming, G. Brown, Gamble, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, H. Brown, Hamilton, Harrell, Harris, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hawkins, Hayes, Hinson, Howard, Inabinett, J. Hines, J. Smith, Jennings, Keegan, Kelley, Kennedy, Kirsh, Klauber, Knotts, Koon, Lanford, Law, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, M. Hines, M. McLeod, Mack, Maddox, Martin, Mason, McCraw, McGee, McKay, McMahand, Meacham, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, Neal, Neilson, Ott, Parks, Phillips, Pinckney, Quinn, R. Smith, Rhoad, Rice, Riser, Robinson, Rodgers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scott, Seithel, Sharpe, Sheheen, Simrill, Spearman, Stille, Stuart, T. Brown, Taylor, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Vaughn, W. McLeod, Walker, Webb, Whatley, Whipper, Wilder, Wilkes, Wilkins, Witherspoon, Woodrum and Young-Brickell: A HOUSE RESOLUTION RECOGNIZING THE TWENTY YEARS OF SERVICE OF THE LATE ROBERT LEE WEBB, NATIVE OF PENDLETON, SOUTH CAROLINA, IN THE UNITED STATES ARMY, BEGINNING WITH HIS ASSIGNMENT TO THE 307TH CHEMICAL SMOKE GENERATOR COMPANY IN GREENVILLE, SOUTH CAROLINA, THE ONLY REMAINING ALL-BLACK RESERVE UNIT IN THE NATION.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3389 -- Reps. J. Brown, Allen, Allison, Altman, Askins, Bailey, Bales, Barfield, Barrett, Battle, Bauer, Beck, Boan, Bowers, Breeland, Campsen, Canty, Carnell, Cato, Cave, Chellis, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Cooper, Cotty, D. Smith, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Easterday, Edge, Emory, F. Smith, Fleming, G. Brown, Gamble, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, H. Brown, Hamilton, Harrell, Harris, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hawkins, Hayes, Hinson, Howard, Inabinett, J. Hines, J. Smith, Jennings, Keegan, Kelley, Kennedy, Kirsh, Klauber, Knotts, Koon, Lanford, Law, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, M. Hines, M. McLeod, Mack, Maddox, Martin, Mason, McCraw, McGee, McKay, McMahand, Meacham, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, Neal, Neilson, Ott, Parks, Phillips, Pinckney, Quinn, R. Smith, Rhoad, Rice, Riser, Robinson, Rodgers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scott, Seithel, Sharpe, Sheheen, Simrill, Spearman, Stille, Stuart, T. Brown, Taylor, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Vaughn, W. McLeod, Walker, Webb, Whatley, Whipper, Wilder, Wilkes, Wilkins, Witherspoon, Woodrum and Young-Brickell: A HOUSE RESOLUTION RECOGNIZING THE THIRTY YEARS OF SERVICE OF GEORGE ALTON SANDERS, NATIVE OF PENDLETON, SOUTH CAROLINA, IN THE UNITED STATES ARMY, BEGINNING WITH HIS ASSIGNMENT TO THE 307TH CHEMICAL SMOKE GENERATOR COMPANY IN GREENVILLE, SOUTH CAROLINA, THE ONLY REMAINING ALL-BLACK RESERVE UNIT IN THE NATION.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3390 -- Rep. Govan: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE BEST WISHES OF THE MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE REVEREND EDDIE DEAS III, OF ORANGEBURG, AS HE LEAVES ST. LUKE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH (USA) IN ORANGEBURG TO ASSUME A NEW PASTORATE AT THE COMMUNITY PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH OF PORTSMOUTH, VIRGINIA, AND TO THANK HIM FOR HIS OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE ORANGEBURG COMMUNITY.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3391 -- Reps. Harris, Jennings and Hayes: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 47-20-140, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE NOTICE AND PUBLIC HEARING REQUIREMENTS FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OR EXPANSION OF ANIMAL FEEDING OPERATIONS, SO AS TO PROVIDE EXPANDED NOTICE REQUIREMENTS THAT WILL APPLY TO AN ANIMAL FEEDING OPERATION OF ANY SIZE CAPACITY AND TO FURTHER PROVIDE THE DEPARTMENT SHALL CONDUCT A PUBLIC HEARING FOR ANY ANIMAL FEEDING OPERATION APPLICATION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3392 -- Reps. Gamble, Knotts, Whatley, Koon, Harrison and Riser: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 23-11-110, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE QUALIFICATIONS NECESSARY TO OFFER AS A CANDIDATE FOR SHERIFF, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT SERVICE AS A CORONER FOR TEN YEARS SATISFIES THE SAME REQUIREMENT AS TEN YEARS OF SERVICE AS A SUMMARY COURT JUDGE.
Introduced and Committed
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3rd Reading
Request for Debate
Point of Order

H. 3393 -- Reps. Law, H. Brown and Young-Brickell: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 23, TITLE 50, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO WATERCRAFT AND MOTOR TITLING, BY ADDING SECTION 50-23-295 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A CERTIFICATE OF TITLE TO WATERCRAFT MAY NOT BE TRANSFERRED IF THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES HAS NOTICE THAT PROPERTY TAXES ARE OWED ON THE WATERCRAFT OR OUTBOARD MOTOR.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
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Proposed Amendment
Point of Order

H. 3394 -- Reps. Inabinett, Jennings, Woodrum, Bailey, J. Smith, Mack, Lloyd, Breeland, Stille, Easterday, Chellis, Campsen, Barrett, Beck, Hamilton, Rhoad and Rodgers: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 2-7-60, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE ANNUAL GENERAL APPROPRIATIONS ACT, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT, BEGINNING WITH ITS 2001 SESSION, THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY SHALL ENACT A BIENNIAL STATE GENERAL APPROPRIATIONS ACT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3395 -- Reps. Inabinett, Moody-Lawrence, Bailey, G. Brown, Gourdine, Martin, Altman, Hamilton, Phillips, Breeland, Woodrum, Lloyd, Mack, Chellis, Rodgers, Rhoad, Fleming, Taylor and Rutherford: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 2-1-20, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE ELECTION DATE FOR MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THE ELECTION DATE IS THE TUESDAY AFTER THE FIRST MONDAY IN NOVEMBER OF EVERY OTHER EVEN-NUMBERED YEAR; TO AMEND SECTION 2-1-40, RELATING TO THE TERM OF OFFICE FOR THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THE TERM IS FOUR YEARS; TO ADD SECTION 2-1-70 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE TERM OF OFFICE FOR THE SENATE IS SIX YEARS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3396 -- Reps. Bowers and W. McLeod: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 23-6-93 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY SHALL NOT SELL PHOTOGRAPHS OR DIGITIZED IMAGES CONTAINED IN A PERSON'S DRIVER'S LICENSE RECORD, AND TO DELETE PARAGRAPH 36.12, SECTION 36, PART IB OF ACT 419 OF 1998 WHICH AUTHORIZES THE SALE OF SUCH ITEMS.
Introduced and Committed
Other proceedings

H. 3397 -- Reps. Phillips and McCraw: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION INSTALL ELECTRONIC TRAFFIC SIGNALS AT THREE LOCATIONS IN CHEROKEE COUNTY BY JULY 1, 1999.
Introduced and Committed
Recalled
Adopted

H. 3398 -- Reps. Robinson, Kelley, Simrill, H. Brown, Sandifer, Fleming, Easterday, McKay, Rice, Leach, D. Smith, Hamilton, Klauber, Trotter, Haskins, Harrison, Vaughn and Barrett: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 15-77-300, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE AWARDING OF ATTORNEY'S FEES IN STATE INITIATED ACTIONS, SO AS TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THE AWARDING OF ATTORNEY'S FEES IN SUCH ACTIONS AND IN ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEEDINGS; AND TO AMEND SECTION 15-77-310, RELATING TO PETITIONING FOR ATTORNEY'S FEES, SO AS TO REVISE THE TIME WITHIN WHICH THE PREVAILING PARTY MUST PETITION FOR ATTORNEY'S FEES AND TO PERMIT A PETITION FOR ATTORNEY'S FEES IN ADMINISTRATIVE ACTIONS.
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Proposed Amendment
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Point of Order

H. 3399 -- Reps. Robinson, Simrill, Sandifer, Rice, Vaughn, Leach, Kelley, Barrett, D. Smith, Haskins and Littlejohn: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 10-1-181 SO AS TO PROHIBIT THE NAMING OF PUBLIC PROPERTY PURCHASED OR CONSTRUCTED WITH STATE FUNDS OR OWNED BY THE STATE FOR A LIVING PERSON OR A PERSON WHO HAS BEEN DECEASED FOR LESS THAN ONE YEAR.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3400 -- Reps. Robinson, Easterday, Kelley, Sandifer, Battle, Littlejohn, Fleming, Trotter, Simrill, D. Smith, Haskins, Vaughn, Miller, Law, Leach, Barrett and Harrison: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 16-15-455 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT NO PERSON WHO HAS BEEN CONVICTED OF OR PLED GUILTY OR NOLO CONTENDERE TO CERTAIN SPECIFIED CRIMINAL OFFENSES INVOLVING MINORS MAY ENTER THE GROUNDS OR BUILDINGS OF AN ELEMENTARY OR SECONDARY SCHOOL OR COME WITHIN A ONE HUNDRED-YARD RADIUS OF THE SCHOOL EXCEPT UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS, AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3401 -- Reps. Robinson, Barrett, Kelley, Simrill, Rice, McKay, Easterday, Law, Littlejohn, D. Smith, Wilkes, Harrison, Haskins, Leach, Trotter, Hinson, Battle, Dantzler, Vaughn and Miller: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-21-2710, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE PROHIBITION AGAINST THE POSSESSION OF CERTAIN TYPES OF GAMING OR SLOT MACHINES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION DO NOT APPLY TO ANTIQUE SLOT MACHINES MADE BEFORE JANUARY 1, 1965, WHICH ARE KEPT BY THE OWNER THEREOF IN HIS PRINCIPAL RESIDENCE AND NOT USED FOR COMMERCIAL OR GAMING PURPOSES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3402 -- Reps. Robinson, Kelley, Easterday, H. Brown, Sandifer, Law, Fleming, Trotter, Hinson, Simrill, Rice, McKay, Vaughn, Leach, Barrett, Klauber, Cato, Tripp and Keegan: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 34-31-20, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE LEGAL RATE OF INTEREST ON ACCOUNTS AND ON MONETARY DECREES AND JUDGMENTS, SO AS TO REVISE THE LEGAL RATE OF INTEREST ON MONETARY DECREES AND JUDGMENTS.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3403 -- Reps. Robinson, Kelley, H. Brown, Easterday, Littlejohn, Sandifer, Vaughn, Leach, Fleming, Trotter, Klauber, McKay, Simrill, Hinson, Barrett, Keegan, Law and Rice: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 34-31-20, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE LEGAL RATE OF INTEREST, SO AS TO ESTABLISH THE LEGAL INTEREST RATE AT THE PRIME RATE; TO PROVIDE THAT THE RATE FOR MONEY DECREES AND JUDGMENTS IS THE PRIME RATE PLUS ONE PERCENT; AND TO PROVIDE HOW THE PRIME RATE IS TO BE CALCULATED.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Proposed Amendment
Point of Order

H. 3404 -- Reps. W. McLeod and Scott: A BILL TO PROVIDE FOR NONPARTISAN ELECTIONS FOR MEMBERS OF THE ALLENDALE COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION TO BE HELD AT THE TIME OF THE GENERAL ELECTION BEGINNING IN 2000; TO PROVIDE PROCEDURES WHEREBY A PERSON MAY DECLARE HIS CANDIDACY AND WHEREBY THE ELECTIONS ARE CONDUCTED AND RESULTS DETERMINED; TO PROVIDE FOR THE GENERAL POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE BOARD; TO PROVIDE FOR THE TERMS OF THE MEMBERS SO ELECTED; AND TO REPEAL ACT 453 OF 1998 RELATING TO ADDING TWO ADDITIONAL MEMBERS TO THE ALLENDALE COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION TO SERVE FOR TERMS TO EXPIRE IN THE YEAR 2000 WHEN THEIR SUCCESSORS ARE ELECTED AS THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY PROVIDES BY LAW.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor removed
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Proposed Amendment
Request for Debate
Other proceedings
Other proceedings
Point of Order
Point of Order
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 3405 -- Reps. Carnell, Wilder, Klauber, Taylor and Parks: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 23-6-92 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY MAY NOT ENTER INTO CONTRACTS TO PROVIDE COPIES OF PHOTOGRAPHY, ELECTRONICALLY STORED INFORMATION, STORED PHOTOGRAPHS, OR DIGITIZED IMAGES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3406 -- Rep. H. Brown, Allen, Allison, Altman, Askins, Bailey, Bales, Barfield, Barrett, Battle, Bauer, Beck, Boan, Bowers, Breeland, Campsen, Canty, Carnell, Cato, Cave, Chellis, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Cooper, Cotty, D. Smith, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Easterday, Edge, Emory, F. Smith, Fleming, G. Brown, Gamble, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, J. Brown, Hamilton, Harrell, Harris, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hawkins, Hayes, Hinson, Howard, Inabinett, J. Hines, J. Smith, Jennings, Keegan, Kelley, Kennedy, Kirsh, Klauber, Knotts, Koon, Lanford, Law, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, M. Hines, M. McLeod, Mack, Maddox, Martin, Mason, McCraw, McGee, McKay, McMahand, Meacham, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, Neal, Neilson, Ott, Parks, Phillips, Pinckney, Quinn, R. Smith, Rhoad, Rice, Riser, Robinson, Rodgers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scott, Seithel, Sharpe, Sheheen, Simrill, Spearman, Stille, Stuart, T. Brown, Taylor, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Vaughn, W. McLeod, Walker, Webb, Whatley, Whipper, Wilder, Wilkes, Wilkins, Witherspoon, Woodrum and Young-Brickell: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE THE SOUTH CAROLINA STATE PORTS AUTHORITY FOR ITS OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE ECONOMY OF THIS STATE, FOR THE SIGNIFICANT ROLE IT HAS PLAYED IN ADVANCING SOUTH CAROLINA'S POSITION IN THE GLOBAL ECONOMY, AND FOR ITS LEADERSHIP AND VISION AS OUR STATE MOVES FORWARD INTO THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3407 -- Reps. Limehouse, Vaughn, Mack, Sharpe, Inabinett, Rhoad, Whipper, Webb, J. Smith and McMahand: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 47-1-40, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO ILL-TREATMENT OF ANIMALS, SO AS TO REVISE THE PENALTY, AND TO DELETE THE REQUIREMENT THAT PROVIDES THAT A FIRST OFFENSE FOR CERTAIN CRIMES SHALL BE TRIED IN MAGISTRATE'S OR MUNICIPAL COURT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3408 -- Reps. Limehouse, Whipper, J. Smith, Seithel, Loftis, Hamilton, Lee, Fleming and McMahand: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-36-2120, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO EXEMPTIONS FROM THE STATE SALES TAX, SO AS TO EXEMPT THE GROSS PROCEEDS OF SALES OR SALES PRICE OF SCHOOL SUPPLIES, SCHOOL CLOTHES, AND OTHER SCHOOL-RELATED ITEMS SOLD TO CONSUMERS PREPARATORY TO THE START OF A NEW ACADEMIC YEAR DURING THE LAST TWO WEEKS OF AUGUST AND THE FIRST TWO WEEKS OF SEPTEMBER EACH YEAR.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3409 -- Reps. Limehouse, Sharpe and R. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 50-11-2405 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IT IS ILLEGAL TO IMPORT, BUY, OR SELL THE PELT OR AN ITEM MADE FROM THE PELT OF A DOMESTICATED OR FERAL CAT OR DOG, AND TO PROVIDE A PENALTY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3410 -- Reps. Limehouse, Inabinett, J. Smith, Cooper, Mason, Whipper, T. Brown, Mack, McCraw, Rhoad, Davenport, R. Smith and Pinckney: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 20-7-490, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS PERTAINING TO CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT, SO AS TO REVISE THE DEFINITION OF "A PERSON RESPONSIBLE FOR A CHILD'S WELFARE", SO AS TO INCLUDE A PUBLIC OR PRIVATE SCHOOL TEACHER; AND TO AMEND SECTION 20-7-510, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT REPORTING, SO AS TO INCLUDE SCHOOL ADMINISTRATORS AND SCHOOL PERSONNEL.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3411 -- Rep. W. McLeod: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-6240, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE FORFEITURE, CONFISCATION, AND DISPOSITION PROCEDURE FOR A MOTOR VEHICLE SEIZED FROM A PERSON CONVICTED OF DRIVING WITH A SUSPENDED DRIVER'S LICENSE (DUS), OR DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF ALCOHOL OR ANOTHER DRUG, OR COMBINATION OF DRUGS (DUI), SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A MOTOR VEHICLE DRIVEN BY ITS REGISTERED OWNER OR A RESIDENT OF HIS HOUSEHOLD MUST BE FORFEITED FOR CERTAIN DUS AND DUI VIOLATIONS, TO DELETE THE PROVISION THAT PROVIDES THAT A MOTOR VEHICLE DRIVEN BY THE OWNER OF RECORD, OR A RESIDENT OF HIS HOUSEHOLD MUST BE FORFEITED IF THE DRIVER IS CONVICTED OF CERTAIN DUS OR DUI VIOLATIONS, TO PROVIDE THAT AN AUTHORIZED AGENT OF A SHERIFF OR CHIEF OF POLICE MAY RECEIVE A CONFISCATED MOTOR VEHICLE FROM CERTAIN LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS, TO PROVIDE THAT A SHERIFF, CHIEF OF POLICE, OR THEIR AUTHORIZED AGENT SHALL BY CERTIFIED MAIL NOTIFY THE REGISTERED OWNER OF A MOTOR VEHICLE OF ITS CONFISCATION, TO PROVIDE THAT THE MOTOR VEHICLE CONFISCATION HEARING OFFICER SHALL DETERMINE WHETHER OR NOT ON THE OCCASION OF THE DRIVER'S ARREST THE REGISTERED OWNER OF THE MOTOR VEHICLE AUTHORIZED THE USE OF THE MOTOR VEHICLE OR WHETHER OR NOT HE KNEW THE DRIVER DID NOT POSSESS A VALID DRIVER'S LICENSE, AND RETURN THE MOTOR VEHICLE TO ITS REGISTERED OWNER IF THE SHOWING IS MADE THAT THE REGISTERED OWNER DID NOT AUTHORIZE THE USE OR DID NOT KNOW THAT THE DRIVER HAD A SUSPENDED DRIVER'S LICENSE, TO REVISE THE PROCEDURE FOR THE DISPOSAL OF A MOTOR VEHICLE THAT A REGISTERED OWNER FAILS TO REMOVE FROM THE POSSESSION OF A LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY WITHIN TEN DAYS OF A COURT ORDER ALLOWING ITS RETURN TO ITS REGISTERED OWNER, TO REVISE THE PROCEDURE THAT A SHERIFF OR CHIEF OF POLICE MUST FOLLOW TO ACCOMPLISH FORFEITURE OF A CONFISCATED MOTOR VEHICLE, TO PROVIDE THAT FORFEITURE OF A MOTOR VEHICLE IS SUBORDINATE TO ALL VALID LIENS AND ENCUMBRANCES UPON THE MOTOR VEHICLE, TO REVISE THE TYPE AND CONTENT OF PERSONAL AND PUBLIC NOTICE THAT MUST BE PROVIDED BY A SHERIFF OR CHIEF OF POLICE REGARDING A FORFEITED MOTOR VEHICLE BEFORE IT MAY BE DISPOSED OF, TO REVISE THE PROCEDURE TO DISPOSE OF A MOTOR VEHICLE AT PUBLIC AUCTION, TO PROVIDE FOR THE TRANSFER OF THE TITLE OF THE MOTOR VEHICLE TO ITS PURCHASER, TO PROVIDE THAT CERTAIN COSTS INCURRED FROM THE CONFISCATION, FORFEITURE, AND SALE OF A MOTOR VEHICLE MUST BE REIMBURSED FROM THE PROCEEDS OF THE SALE OF THE MOTOR VEHICLE, AND THAT THE REMAINING PROCEEDS FROM THE SALE OF A MOTOR VEHICLE MUST BE DEPOSITED IN THE GENERAL FUND OF EITHER THE COUNTY OR MUNICIPALITY THAT MAINTAINS JURISDICTION OVER THE MOTOR VEHICLE, TO PROVIDE THAT IF A REGISTERED OWNER, NEW PURCHASER, OR LIENHOLDER BELIEVES THE TOWING, PRESERVATION, AND STORAGE COSTS FOR THE MOTOR VEHICLE ARE EXCESSIVE, HE MAY PETITION THE MAGISTRATE IN THE JURISDICTION WHERE THE MOTOR VEHICLE WAS TAKEN INTO CUSTODY TO DETERMINE THE FAIR MARKET PRICE OF THESE SERVICES, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THIS PROVISION SHALL NOT ALTER A CONTRACTUAL OBLIGATION IN AN EXISTING INSURANCE POLICY; TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-170, RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY'S AUTHORITY TO PLACE RESTRICTIONS ON A PERSON'S DRIVER'S LICENSE TO ASSURE THE SAFE OPERATION OF A MOTOR VEHICLE BY A LICENSEE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON EMPLOYED OR ENROLLED IN A COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY WHILE HIS DRIVER'S LICENSE IS SUSPENDED UNDER THIS PROVISION MAY APPLY FOR AND MAY BE ISSUED A SPECIAL RESTRICTED DRIVER'S LICENSE THAT PERMITS HIM TO DRIVE ONLY TO AND FROM WORK OR HIS PLACE OF EDUCATION DURING HIS COURSE OF EMPLOYMENT OR EDUCATION DURING THE PERIOD OF SUSPENSION, UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES, AND WITH CERTAIN RESTRICTIONS, TO PROVIDE A FEE FOR THE SPECIAL RESTRICTED DRIVER'S LICENSE, AND TO PROVIDE A PENALTY FOR VIOLATING THE RESTRICTIONS IMPOSED BY THE SPECIAL RESTRICTED DRIVER'S LICENSE; TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-320, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE SUSPENSION OR REVOCATION OF A RESIDENT OF THIS STATE'S DRIVER'S LICENSE OR A NONRESIDENT'S DRIVING PRIVILEGE UPON HIS CONVICTION OF AN OFFENSE IN ANOTHER STATE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY MAY ISSUE A SPECIAL ROUTE RESTRICTED DRIVER'S LICENSE UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES TO CERTAIN PERSONS WHOSE DRIVER'S LICENSES HAVE BEEN SUSPENDED, OR REVOKED UPON THEIR CONVICTION OF AN OFFENSE IN ANOTHER STATE; TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-740, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE SUSPENSION OF A PERSON'S DRIVER'S LICENSE OR NONRESIDENT PRIVILEGE TO DRIVE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON EMPLOYED OR ENROLLED IN A COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY WHILE HIS DRIVER'S LICENSE IS SUSPENDED UNDER THIS PROVISION MAY APPLY FOR AND MAY BE ISSUED A SPECIAL RESTRICTED DRIVER'S LICENSE THAT PERMITS HIM TO DRIVE ONLY TO AND FROM WORK OR HIS PLACE OF EDUCATION DURING HIS COURSE OF EMPLOYMENT OR EDUCATION DURING THE PERIOD OF SUSPENSION, UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES, AND WITH CERTAIN RESTRICTIONS, TO PROVIDE A FEE FOR THE SPECIAL RESTRICTED DRIVER'S LICENSE, AND TO PROVIDE A PENALTY FOR VIOLATING THE RESTRICTIONS IMPOSED BY THE SPECIAL RESTRICTED DRIVER'S LICENSE; TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-748, RELATING TO THE INELIGIBILITY OF A PERSON WHO HAS BEEN ISSUED A SPECIAL ROUTE RESTRICTED DRIVER'S LICENSE UNDER CERTAIN PROVISIONS OF THE LAW TO OBTAIN A SUBSEQUENT SPECIAL ROUTE RESTRICTED DRIVER'S LICENSE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON IS INELIGIBLE TO OBTAIN A SPECIAL ROUTE RESTRICTED DRIVER'S LICENSE IF HE HAS PREVIOUSLY BEEN ISSUED A SPECIAL ROUTE RESTRICTED DRIVER'S LICENSE PURSUANT TO SECTIONS 56-1-170, 56-1-320, 56-1-740, 56-5-750, 56-9-430, 56-10-260, OR 56-10-270; TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-750, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO A PERSON'S FAILURE TO STOP A MOTOR VEHICLE WHEN SIGNALED BY A LAW ENFORCEMENT VEHICLE AND THE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATING THIS PROVISION, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DRIVER'S LICENSE OF A PERSON WHO VIOLATES THIS PROVISION FOR CERTAIN SECOND OR SUBSEQUENT OFFENSES MUST HAVE HIS DRIVER'S LICENSE SUSPENDED INSTEAD OF REVOKED, AND TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON ENROLLED IN A COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY WHILE HIS DRIVER'S LICENSE IS SUSPENDED UNDER THIS PROVISION MAY APPLY FOR AND MAY BE ISSUED A SPECIAL RESTRICTED DRIVER'S LICENSE THAT PERMITS HIM TO DRIVE ONLY TO AND FROM WORK OR HIS PLACE OF EDUCATION DURING THE PERIOD OF SUSPENSION, UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES, AND WITH CERTAIN RESTRICTIONS, TO PROVIDE A FEE FOR THE SPECIAL RESTRICTED DRIVER'S LICENSE, AND TO PROVIDE A PENALTY FOR VIOLATING THE RESTRICTIONS IMPOSED BY THE SPECIAL RESTRICTED DRIVER'S LICENSE; TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-2951, RELATING TO THE SUSPENSION OF A PERSON'S DRIVER'S LICENSE WHO REFUSES TO SUBMIT TO CERTAIN CHEMICAL TESTS TO DETERMINE WHETHER THE PERSON WAS DRIVING A MOTOR VEHICLE WHILE UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF ALCOHOL, DRUGS, OR A COMBINATION OF THEM, THE ISSUANCE OF A TEMPORARY ALCOHOL RESTRICTED DRIVER'S LICENSE AND A SPECIAL RESTRICTED DRIVER'S LICENSE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IF A PERSON'S DRIVER'S LICENSE SUSPENSION IS UPHELD DURING AN ADMINISTRATIVE HEARING, A TEMPORARY ALCOHOL RESTRICTED DRIVER'S LICENSE THAT WAS ISSUED BEFORE THE HEARING SHALL REMAIN IN EFFECT UNTIL THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY ISSUES THE ADMINISTRATIVE HEARING OFFICER'S DECISION AND INFORMS THE PERSON THAT HE IS ELIGIBLE TO RECEIVE A ROUTE RESTRICTED SPECIAL DRIVER'S LICENSE IF HE IS EMPLOYED OR ENROLLED IN A COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY, TO INCREASE FROM TEN DAYS TO THIRTY DAYS WITHIN WHICH AN ADMINISTRATIVE HEARING MUST BE HELD AFTER A REQUEST FOR A HEARING IS RECEIVED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY, TO PROVIDE THAT IF THE DEPARTMENT DOES NOT SCHEDULE THE HEARING WITHIN THIRTY DAYS, IT MUST ISSUE AN ORDER WITHIN TEN DAYS THAT SETS FORTH THE REASONS WHY THE HEARING WAS NOT HELD WITHIN THE INITIAL THIRTY DAYS AND SCHEDULES A NEW HEARING, TO PROVIDE THAT IF THE DEPARTMENT DOES NOT ISSUE A WRITTEN ORDER WITHIN TEN DAYS OR FAILS TO SCHEDULE OR HOLD A SUBSEQUENT HEARING, THEN THE PERSON WHO REQUESTED THE HEARING MUST HAVE HIS DRIVER'S LICENSE, PERMIT, OR NONRESIDENT OPERATING PRIVILEGE REINSTATED, AND TO DELETE THE PROVISION THAT ALLOWS A CONTINUANCE TO BE GRANTED UPON A SHOWING OF EXIGENT CIRCUMSTANCES BY EITHER PARTY IN AN ADMINISTRATIVE HEARING, TO PROVIDE THAT IF A PERSON DOES NOT REQUEST AN ADMINISTRATIVE HEARING, HE MAY APPLY FOR AND MAY BE ISSUED A SPECIAL RESTRICTED DRIVER'S LICENSE UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES, UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS, AND WITH CERTAIN RESTRICTIONS, TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON'S DRIVER'S LICENSE, PERMIT, OR NONRESIDENT OPERATING PRIVILEGE MUST BE RESTORED WHEN HIS PERIOD OF SUSPENSION HAS CONCLUDED EVEN IF HE HAS NOT COMPLETED THE ALCOHOL AND DRUG SAFETY ACTION PROGRAM (ADSAP) IN WHICH HE IS ENROLLED, TO PROVIDE THAT AFTER A PERSON'S DRIVING PRIVILEGE IS RESTORED, HE MUST COMPLETE THE ADSAP IN WHICH HE IS ENROLLED TO MAINTAIN HIS DRIVING PRIVILEGE, AND TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON MUST BE ATTENDING OR HAVE COMPLETED AN ADSAP BEFORE HIS DRIVING PRIVILEGE CAN BE RESTORED AT THE CONCLUSION OF THE SUSPENSION PERIOD; TO AMEND SECTION 56-9-430, RELATING TO THE SUSPENSION OF THE DRIVER'S LICENSE AND REGISTRATION OF A PERSON AND THE SUSPENSION OF THE NONRESIDENT OPERATING PRIVILEGE OF A PERSON AGAINST WHOM A JUDGMENT HAS BEEN RENDERED UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON EMPLOYED OR ENROLLED IN A COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY WHILE HIS DRIVER'S LICENSE IS SUSPENDED UNDER THIS PROVISION MAY APPLY FOR AND MAY BE ISSUED A SPECIAL RESTRICTED DRIVER'S LICENSE THAT PERMITS HIM TO DRIVE ONLY TO AND FROM WORK OR HIS PLACE OF EDUCATION, DURING HIS COURSE OF EMPLOYMENT OR EDUCATION, DURING THE PERIOD OF SUSPENSION, UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES, AND WITH CERTAIN RESTRICTIONS, TO PROVIDE A FEE FOR THE SPECIAL RESTRICTED DRIVER'S LICENSE, AND TO PROVIDE A PENALTY FOR VIOLATING THE RESTRICTIONS IMPOSED BY THE SPECIAL RESTRICTED DRIVER'S LICENSE; TO AMEND SECTION 56-10-260, RELATING TO THE OFFENSE OF FALSELY CERTIFYING THAT A MOTOR VEHICLE IS INSURED OR PRESENTING THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY WITH FALSE EVIDENCE THAT A MOTOR VEHICLE A PERSON SEEKS TO REGISTER IS INSURED, AND PENALTIES FOR VIOLATING THIS PROVISION, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DRIVER'S LICENSE OF A PERSON ENROLLED IN A COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY WHILE HIS DRIVER'S LICENSE IS SUSPENDED UNDER THIS PROVISION MAY APPLY FOR AND BE ISSUED A SPECIAL RESTRICTED DRIVER'S LICENSE THAT PERMITS HIM TO DRIVE ONLY TO AND FROM WORK OR HIS PLACE OF EDUCATION DURING THE PERIOD OF SUSPENSION, UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES, AND WITH CERTAIN RESTRICTIONS, TO PROVIDE A FEE FOR THE SPECIAL RESTRICTED DRIVER'S LICENSE, AND TO PROVIDE A PENALTY FOR VIOLATING THE RESTRICTIONS IMPOSED BY THE SPECIAL RESTRICTED DRIVER'S LICENSE; TO AMEND SECTION 56-10-270, RELATING TO THE OFFENSE OF OPERATING AN UNINSURED MOTOR VEHICLE AND THE PENALTY FOR VIOLATING THIS PROVISION, SO AS TO MAKE A TECHNICAL CHANGE, AND TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON EMPLOYED OR ENROLLED IN A COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY WHILE HIS DRIVER'S LICENSE IS SUSPENDED UNDER THIS PROVISION MAY APPLY FOR AND MAY BE ISSUED A SPECIAL RESTRICTED DRIVER'S LICENSE THAT PERMITS HIM TO DRIVE ONLY TO AND FROM WORK OR HIS PLACE OF EDUCATION, DURING HIS COURSE OF EMPLOYMENT OR EDUCATION, DURING THE PERIOD OF SUSPENSION, UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES, AND WITH CERTAIN RESTRICTIONS, TO PROVIDE A FEE FOR THE SPECIAL RESTRICTED DRIVER'S LICENSE, AND TO PROVIDE A PENALTY FOR VIOLATING THE RESTRICTIONS IMPOSED BY THE SPECIAL RESTRICTED DRIVER'S LICENSE; TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-6410, RELATING TO THE USE OF A CHILD PASSENGER RESTRAINT SYSTEM IN A MOTOR VEHICLE THAT TRANSPORTS A CHILD UNDER SIX YEARS OF AGE, SO AS TO REVISE THE AGES OF CHILDREN THAT MUST BE SECURED BY A CHILD RESTRAINT SYSTEM OR BY A SAFETY BELT; AND TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-2990, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE SUSPENSION OF THE DRIVER'S LICENSE OF A PERSON CONVICTED OF DUI, SO AS TO REVISE THE PERIOD IN WHICH THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY MUST NOTIFY A PERSON WHOSE DRIVER'S LICENSE HAS BEEN SUSPENDED FOR A DUI CONVICTION THAT HE MUST ENROLL IN AN ALCOHOL AND DRUG SAFETY PROGRAM (ADSAP), TO PROVIDE THAT ADSAP SHALL DETERMINE IF A PROGRAM APPLICANT HAS SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETED ITS SERVICES, THAT THE PROGRAMS SHALL BEGIN AT LEAST ONCE A MONTH, AND THAT A PERSON WHOSE LICENSE IS SUSPENDED MUST ATTEND THE FIRST ADSAP AVAILABLE AFTER THE DATE OF HIS ENROLLMENT.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
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Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 3412 -- Reps. Davenport, Hawkins, Walker, Allison, D. Smith, Littlejohn and Lee: A BILL TO AMEND ACT 1189 OF 1958, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE BOILING SPRINGS FIRE DISTRICT OF SPARTANBURG COUNTY, SO AS TO INCREASE THE FIRE CONTROL BOARD FROM FIVE TO SEVEN MEMBERS.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Ratified

H. 3413 -- Reps. Maddox, Neal, Allen, Lloyd and Rutherford: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 38-71-270 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON PARTICIPATING IN A HEALTH MAINTENANCE ORGANIZATION OR A PREFERRED PROVIDER ORGANIZATION HAS THE RIGHT TO RECEIVE HEALTH CARE FROM THE PROVIDER CHOSEN BY THE PERSON AND MAY NOT BE DENIED ACCESS TO TREATMENT BY PARTICIPATING OR NONPARTICIPATING PROVIDERS AND TO PROHIBIT THE ORGANIZATION FROM REDUCING BENEFITS OR ITS REIMBURSEMENT RATE OR FROM TERMINATING OR CANCELING A PROVIDER AGREEMENT WITHOUT CAUSE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3414 -- Rep. Altman: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 2-19-10, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE JUDICIAL MERIT SELECTION COMMISSION, SO AS TO MAKE A TECHNICAL CHANGE AND PROVIDE THAT NO MEMBER IS ELIGIBLE TO SEEK JUDICIAL OFFICE WHILE SERVING ON THE COMMISSION AND FOR ONE YEAR THEREAFTER; TO AMEND SECTION 2-19-20, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE COMMISSION TO INVESTIGATE THE QUALIFICATIONS OF CANDIDATES AND TO PUBLICIZE VACANCIES IN JUDICIAL OFFICES, SO AS TO MAKE TECHNICAL CHANGES TO CLARIFY THAT PERSONS DO NOT SEEK TO BE NOMINATED BY THE COMMISSION BUT, RATHER, SEEK JUDICIAL OFFICE AND TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON MAY APPLY AS A CANDIDATE FOR ONLY ONE JUDICIAL VACANCY ANNOUNCED IN THE COMMISSION'S NOTICE OF VACANCIES; TO AMEND SECTION 2-19-30, AS AMENDED, BY ADDING A PROVISION THAT, WHEN THE COMMISSION FINDS A CANDIDATE UNQUALIFIED, THE CANDIDATE MUST BE FURNISHED A COPY OF THE COMMISSION'S REPORT CONCERNING HIS QUALIFICATIONS, AND TO PROVIDE FURTHER THAT THE REPORT MUST BE KEPT CONFIDENTIAL; TO AMEND SECTION 2-19-35, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE CRITERIA CONSIDERED BY THE COMMISSION IN DETERMINING THE QUALIFICATIONS OF CANDIDATES FOR JUDICIAL OFFICE, SO AS TO MAKE A TECHNICAL CHANGE BY DELETING THE TERM "NOMINATION"; TO AMEND SECTION 2-19-70, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR IN EITHER HOUSE OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY AND RELATING TO THE SEEKING OF PLEDGES OF MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY, SO AS TO PROVIDE THE JUDICIAL CANDIDATE IS NOT PERMITTED ON THE FLOOR DURING THE TIME HE IS LISTED AS A QUALIFIED CANDIDATE AND THE ELECTION IS PENDING, AND TO FURTHER PROVIDE THAT THE COMMISSION SHALL RELEASE A LIST OF QUALIFIED CANDIDATES RATHER THAN RELEASING ITS NOMINEES; TO AMEND SECTION 2-19-80, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE COMMISSION SELECTING THE THREE BEST QUALIFIED CANDIDATES FOR A JUDICIAL OFFICE AS ITS NOMINEES, SO AS TO REQUIRE THE COMMISSION TO RELEASE A LIST OF ALL QUALIFIED CANDIDATES FOR THE OFFICE, AND TO FURTHER PROVIDE THAT THE LIST OF CANDIDATES IS BINDING ON THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY, AND TO PROVIDE FURTHER CONFORMING CHANGES; TO AMEND SECTION 2-19-90, RELATING TO THE JOINT SESSION OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY HELD FOR THE ELECTION OF JUDGES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THE CHAIRMAN OF THE COMMISSION SHALL ANNOUNCE THE LIST OF QUALIFIED CANDIDATES FOR EACH JUDICIAL RACE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3415 -- Reps. Bailey, Walker and Sandifer: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 40-57-100, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO REAL ESTATE BROKERS, SALESMEN, AND PROPERTY MANAGERS AND THE EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS WHICH ARE CONDITIONAL TO AN APPLICATION FOR LICENSURE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT FOR A SALESMAN'S LICENSE THE APPLICANT FOR LICENSURE MUST COMPLETE SIXTY, RATHER THAN THIRTY, HOURS OF CLASSROOM INSTRUCTION IN FUNDAMENTALS OF REAL ESTATE PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICES ON EVIDENCE, AND TO PROVIDE THAT FOR A BROKER'S LICENSE, THE APPLICANT FOR LICENSURE MUST COMPLETE ONE HUNDRED FIFTY, RATHER THAN ONE HUNDRED TWENTY, HOURS OF CERTAIN CLASSROOM INSTRUCTION, NINETY, RATHER THAN SIXTY, HOURS OF WHICH MAY BE THE HOURS REQUIRED FOR A SALESMAN'S LICENSE.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Point of Order
Ratified

H. 3416 -- Reps. Rodgers, Lloyd, Chellis, Clyburn, Kelley, Altman, Sandifer, Gilham, Harris, Kennedy, Martin, Seithel, Taylor, Hayes, McGee, Ott, Stuart, Neilson, Stille, Davenport, R. Smith, Wilkins, Dantzler, Gourdine, Beck, Riser, Bowers, Barrett, Young-Brickell, Hinson, Jennings, Whipper, Phillips, Lucas and Knotts: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO ESTABLISH A PURPLE HEART HIGHWAY AS A MEANS OF HONORING COMBAT-WOUNDED VETERANS WHO ARE RECIPIENTS OF THE PURPLE HEART MEDAL, TO ERECT APPROPRIATE MARKERS OR SIGNS TO INDICATE THIS, AND TO REQUEST THE GOVERNOR OF THIS STATE TO ISSUE A PROCLAMATION ESTABLISHING THE PURPLE HEART HIGHWAY ON FEBRUARY 22, 2000, AND DIRECTING THE ASSISTANCE OF THE DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS, THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, AND OTHER STATE AGENCIES AS MAY BE IN ORDER TO PROVIDE ASSISTANCE IN THE DEDICATION AND ESTABLISHMENT OF THE HIGHWAY.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Amended
Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3417 -- Reps. Harvin, Kennedy, Neal, Lloyd, Clyburn, Maddox, McKay, Whipper, Moody-Lawrence, J. Brown, Stille, W. McLeod, Rodgers, Gourdine, Jennings, Hayes and Ott: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 38-71-285 SO AS TO REQUIRE HEALTH INSURANCE PLANS TO PROVIDE COVERAGE FOR TREATMENT OF MENTAL ILLNESS, ALCOHOL, OR SUBSTANCE ABUSE, TO ALLOW A PLAN THAT DOES NOT PROVIDE FOR MANAGEMENT OF CARE OR THE SAME DEGREE OF MANAGEMENT OF CARE FOR ALL HEALTH CONDITIONS, TO PROVIDE COVERAGE FOR SUCH TREATMENT THROUGH A MANAGED CARE ORGANIZATION, TO ESTABLISH TREATMENT CONDITIONS TO QUALIFY FOR COVERAGE, AND TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF INSURANCE TO REPORT TO THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY ON THE FISCAL IMPACT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3418 -- Reps. Sharpe and R. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 48-33-20, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE DEFINITION OF FOREST LAND, SO AS TO FURTHER DEFINE "FOREST LAND"; TO AMEND SECTION 48-33-30, RELATING TO THE DEFINITION OF FOREST FIRE, SO AS TO FURTHER DEFINE "FOREST FIRE"; TO AMEND SECTION 48-33-60, RELATING TO COUNTY FORESTRY BOARDS, SO AS TO DELETE CERTAIN PROVISIONS RELATING TO THE ANNUAL FOREST FIRE PROTECTION PLAN AND PROVIDE THAT COUNTY FOREST FIRE PROTECTION OFFICES SHALL BE EMPLOYED ONLY WITH THE CONSENT OF THE COUNTY FORESTRY BOARD; AND TO AMEND SECTION 48-33-70, RELATING TO PLANS FOR FOREST FIRE PROTECTION, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE STATE COMMISSION OF FORESTRY SHALL PREPARE A PLAN FOR FOREST FIRE PROTECTION.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Recommitted
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned

H. 3419 -- Reps. Klauber, Cooper, Lanford, Fleming, Taylor, Limehouse, Altman, Knotts, Hawkins, Loftis, Sandifer, Harrison, Lucas, Robinson, Witherspoon, Hinson, Vaughn, Keegan, Riser, Wilkins and Young-Brickell: A BILL TO AMEND TITLE 31, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO HOUSING AND REDEVELOPMENT BY ADDING CHAPTER 18 SO AS TO ENACT THE "SOUTH CAROLINA SHOOTING RANGE PROTECTION ACT OF 1999"; TO DEFINE "SHOOTING RANGE" AND "SUBSTANTIAL CHANGE IN USE"; TO REGULATE NUISANCE ACTIONS IN CONNECTION WITH THE ACQUISITION OF PROPERTY NEAR EXISTING SHOOTING RANGES, THE ESTABLISHMENT OF SHOOTING RANGES NEAR EXISTING PROPERTY, AND DORMANT SHOOTING RANGES; TO PROVIDE CONDITIONS AND LIMITATIONS FOR REGULATION OF NOISE CONTROL OF A SHOOTING RANGE BY COUNTY OR MUNICIPAL ORDINANCES; AND TO PROVIDE THAT THIS CHAPTER DOES NOT PROHIBIT A LOCAL GOVERNMENT FROM REGULATING THE LOCATION AND CONSTRUCTION OF A SHOOTING RANGE AFTER THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS ACT.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended

H. 3420 -- Reps. Klauber, Campsen, Altman, Knotts, Hawkins, Loftis, Sandifer, Cooper, Woodrum, Lanford, Harrison, Fleming, Taylor, Young-Brickell, Limehouse, Vaughn, Rodgers, Chellis, Keegan, Barrett and Robinson: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 1-7-125 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE RIGHT OF THE STATE AND ITS POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONS TO SUE A FIREARMS MANUFACTURER, FIREARMS TRADE ASSOCIATION, OR FIREARMS DEALER ON BEHALF OF THE STATE OR ITS POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONS IN CASES ARISING OUT OF OR RESULTING FROM THE LAWFUL DESIGN, MARKETING, OR SALE OF FIREARMS TO THE PUBLIC IS RESERVED TO THE STATE; AND BY ADDING SECTION 23-31-30 SO AS TO PROVIDE LIMITATIONS ON LIABILITY FOR PERSONS LICENSED UNDER THE UNITED STATES CODE, IN CASES ARISING FROM THE USE OF A FIREARM BY A PERSON OTHER THAN THE LICENSEE.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Amended
Amended
Proposed Amendment
Proposed Amendment
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Objection
Request for Debate
Point of Order

H. 3421 -- Reps. Campsen, Pinckney, Clyburn, J. Hines, Moody-Lawrence, Davenport, Barfield, Koon, Breeland, Neal, Inabinett, Altman, Govan, Hamilton, Lloyd, Mack, Cotty, M. Hines, Gourdine, Stille, Tripp, Scott, Phillips, Riser, Carnell and Harvin: A BILL TO AMEND ARTICLE 9, CHAPTER 1, TITLE 1, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 1-1-688 SO AS TO DESIGNATE THE SPIRITUAL AS THE OFFICIAL MUSIC OF THE STATE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3422 -- Rep. H. Brown: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 8-11-197 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT EMPLOYER-PAID REIMBURSEMENTS OF MILEAGE EXPENSES INCURRED IN THE COURSE OF OFFICIAL BUSINESS BY STATE OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES MUST BE AT A PER MILE RATE THAT DOES NOT EXCEED THE STANDARD BUSINESS MILEAGE RATE ESTABLISHED BY THE INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE AS THAT RATE IS PERIODICALLY ADJUSTED.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3423 -- Reps. M. McLeod, M. Hines, Bailey, Moody-Lawrence, Hayes, J. Brown, Govan, Bales, Keegan, Lloyd, Neal, Stille, Stuart, Kelley, Wilkes, Allen and Emory: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-63-550 SO AS TO PROHIBIT A STUDENT ADJUDICATED DELINQUENT OR CONVICTED OF CRIMINAL SEXUAL CONDUCT OR ASSAULT AND BATTERY OF A HIGH AND AGGRAVATED NATURE FROM ENROLLING IN OR ATTENDING A SCHOOL IN WHICH A VICTIM OF THE OFFENSE IS ENROLLED.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3424 -- Rep. Rodgers: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE DEEPEST SYMPATHY OF THE MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA TO THE FAMILY AND MANY FRIENDS OF MR. JAMES RICHARD "DICK" WATERS OF BEAUFORT, SOUTH CAROLINA.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3425 -- Reps. Gamble, Wilkins, Koon, Riser, Stuart, Knotts, Bauer, Phillips, McCraw, Allen, Allison, Altman, Askins, Bailey, Bales, Barfield, Barrett, Battle, Beck, Bowers, Breeland, Campsen, Canty, Carnell, Cato, Chellis, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Cooper, Cotty, D. Smith, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Easterday, Edge, Emory, F. Smith, Fleming, G. Brown, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, H. Brown, Hamilton, Harrell, Harris, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hawkins, Hayes, Hinson, Howard, Inabinett, J. Brown, J. Hines, J. Smith, Jennings, Keegan, Kelley, Kennedy, Kirsh, Klauber, Lanford, Law, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, M. Hines, M. McLeod, Mack, Maddox, Martin, Mason, McGee, McKay, McMahand, Meacham, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, Neal, Neilson, Ott, Parks, Pinckney, Quinn, R. Smith, Rhoad, Rice, Robinson, Rodgers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scott, Seithel, Sharpe, Sheheen, Simrill, Stille, T. Brown, Taylor, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Vaughn, W. McLeod, Walker, Webb, Whatley, Whipper, Wilder, Wilkes, Witherspoon, Woodrum and Young-Brickell: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND THE HONORABLE MOLLY MITCHELL "MOLLY" SPEARMAN OF SALUDA COUNTY FOR HER YEARS OF EXCELLENT SERVICE TO THE CONSTITUENTS OF HOUSE DISTRICT 39, THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, AND THE CITIZENS OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, AND TO EXTEND BEST WISHES TO OUR MOST ESTEEMED FRIEND AND COLLEAGUE IN HER UPCOMING POSITION AS DEPUTY SUPERINTENDENT FOR GOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS IN THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3426 -- Rep. Harris: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION INVITING THE WINNERS OF THE 1999 JEAN LANEY HARRIS FOLK HERITAGE AWARDS AND THE MEMBERS OF THE 1999 JEAN LANEY HARRIS FOLK HERITAGE AWARDS ADVISORY COMMITTEE TO ATTEND A JOINT SESSION OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES AND THE SENATE IN THE HALL OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES ON WEDNESDAY, APRIL 21, 1999, AT 12:00 NOON AND TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND THE 1999 JEAN LANEY HARRIS FOLK HERITAGE AWARD WINNERS FOR THEIR OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTIONS TO FOLK ART IN SOUTH CAROLINA.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3427 -- Rep. G. Brown: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 40-36-260, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO LICENSURE OF OCCUPATIONAL THERAPISTS AND OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY ASSISTANTS, SO AS TO CLARIFY AND REVISE THE REQUIREMENTS FOR REINSTATEMENT OF INACTIVE LICENSES IN THE PRACTICE OF OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Point of Order

H. 3428 -- Rep. Meacham: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-112-25 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT ANY BUSINESS WHOSE PRINCIPAL OFFICE IS LOCATED IN SOUTH CAROLINA WHICH REQUIRES ITS EMPLOYEES TO ATTEND CONTINUING EDUCATION COURSES AT STATE INSTITUTIONS AND WHICH PAYS FOR SUCH COURSES FOR ITS EMPLOYEES IS ENTITLED TO PAY IN-STATE TUITION RATES FOR COST OF THESE COURSES WHETHER OR NOT THE EMPLOYEES ATTENDING ARE DOMICILED IN THIS STATE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3429 -- Reps. Lanford, Hawkins, Wilder, Walker, Allison, Lee, Davenport, D. Smith, Vaughn and Littlejohn: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO PROVIDE THAT THE SCHOOL DAYS OF JANUARY 4 AND MARCH 9, 1999, MISSED BY STUDENTS OF EACH OF THE SEVEN SCHOOL DISTRICTS OF SPARTANBURG COUNTY AND THE SOUTH CAROLINA SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF AND BLIND FOR SCHOOL YEAR 1998-99 WHEN THE SCHOOLS WERE CLOSED DUE TO ICE AND WEATHER CONDITIONS AND THE SCHOOL DAYS OF JANUARY 5 AND 8, 1999, MISSED BY STUDENTS OF MAYO ELEMENTARY SCHOOL IN SPARTANBURG COUNTY FOR SCHOOL YEAR 1998-99 WHEN THE SCHOOL WAS CLOSED DUE TO A POWER OUTAGE AND MECHANICAL FIRE 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.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Senate Amendments Amended
Other proceedings
Point of Order
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Message from Senate
Ratified

H. 3430 -- Reps. Rodgers, Knotts, Clyburn, Gourdine, McGee, McKay, Woodrum, Lloyd, Ott, Townsend and Gilham: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-2585, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO EXEMPTION OF DISABLED VETERANS FROM PAYMENT OF MUNICIPAL PARKING METER FEES, SO AS TO INCLUDE PURPLE HEART RECIPIENTS IN THE EXEMPTION.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading

H. 3431 -- Rep. Cooper: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 40-30-180, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO LICENSE RENEWAL FOR MASSAGE/BODYWORK THERAPISTS SO AS TO EXEMPT LICENSEES WHO HAVE PRACTICED IN THE STATE FOR TWENTY-FIVE YEARS OR MORE FROM CONTINUING EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3432 -- Reps. Campsen, Altman, Limehouse and Witherspoon: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 11, TITLE 50, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO SPECIAL HUNTING AND FISHING PROVISIONS, BY ADDING SECTION 50-11-13 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IT IS UNLAWFUL TO HUNT MIGRATORY BIRDS WITH A SHOTGUN CAPABLE OF HOLDING MORE THAN THREE SHELLS, UNLESS IT IS PLUGGED WITH A ONE-PIECE FILLER THAT IS INCAPABLE OF REMOVAL WITHOUT DISASSEMBLING THE GUN, SO ITS TOTAL CAPACITY DOES NOT EXCEED THREE SHELLS; TO DEFINE "DISASSEMBLING THE GUN" FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION AND FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT PURPOSES IN THIS STATE; AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR THE VIOLATION OF THIS SECTION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3433 -- Reps. Campsen, D. Smith, Davenport, Harrison, Sharpe, Altman and Barrett: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 1, TITLE 41, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT, BY ADDING SECTION 41-1-110 SO AS TO ENACT THE "WORKERS' FREEDOM OF CONSCIENCE ACT", INCLUDING PROVISIONS FOR CRIMINAL OFFENSES AND PENALTIES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3434 -- Reps. Campsen, Altman, Davenport, Inabinett and Sharpe: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTERS 4 AND 5 OF TITLE 49, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE WATER USE REPORTING AND COORDINATION ACT AND THE GROUNDWATER USE ACT, SO AS TO DENOMINATE THESE CHAPTERS AS THE "SOUTH CAROLINA SURFACE WATER WITHDRAWAL AND REPORTING ACT" AND THE "GROUNDWATER USE AND REPORTING ACT" RESPECTIVELY, AND, AMONG OTHER THINGS, TO CHANGE THE THRESHOLD AMOUNT OF WATER WITHDRAWAL REQUIRING REGISTRATION WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL FROM A DAILY MEASUREMENT TO A MONTHLY MEASUREMENT; TO REVISE THE CATEGORIES OF WATER USERS REQUIRED TO REGISTER TO INCLUDE ONLY WATER WITHDRAWERS; TO REQUIRE WATER WITHDRAWERS TO REPORT TO THE DEPARTMENT ANNUALLY, RATHER THAN QUARTERLY; TO REVISE DROUGHT REPORTING PROCEDURES; TO REQUIRE NOTIFICATION TO THE DEPARTMENT FOR CERTAIN DEPTH WELL DRILLING IN A NONCAPACITY USE AREA BEFORE DRILLING BEGINS RATHER THAN AFTER THE WELL IS DRILLED AND TO REQUIRE PUBLIC NOTICE BE PROVIDED OF SUCH WELL DRILLING; TO AUTHORIZE THE DEPARTMENT TO INITIATE THE PROCESS FOR DESIGNATING AN AREA AS A CRITICAL USE AREA, RATHER THAN AUTHORIZING ONLY LOCAL GOVERNMENTS TO INITIATE THIS PROCESS; TO PROVIDE THAT THE ISSUANCE OF PERMITS IN CAPACITY USE AREAS MUST BE BASED UPON LOCALLY DEVELOPED PLANS RATHER THAN ON DEPARTMENT GUIDELINES AND TO PROVIDE AN EXCEPTION; AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3435 -- Reps. Knotts, Kelley, Keegan, Stuart, Howard, Lloyd and Riser: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 42-11-30, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA WORKERS' COMPENSATION LAW, OCCUPATIONAL DISEASES, AND THE PRESUMPTION THAT HEART OR RESPIRATORY DISEASES OCCURRING IN FIREFIGHTERS AROSE OUT OF AND IN THE COURSE OF THEIR EMPLOYMENT, SO AS TO MAKE THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION APPLICABLE TO LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3436 -- Rep. Robinson: A BILL TO AMEND SECTIONS 9-1-1620 AND 9-11-15, BOTH AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO RETIREMENT ALLOWANCE OPTIONS UNDER THE SOUTH CAROLINA RETIREMENT SYSTEM AND THE SOUTH CAROLINA POLICE OFFICER'S RETIREMENT SYSTEM, SO AS PROSPECTIVELY TO DELETE THE OPTION ALLOWING THE ADVANCEMENT TO THE RETIREE OF AN AMOUNT FOR INCLUSION IN THE RETIREE'S MONTHLY ALLOWANCE EQUIVALENT TO THE RETIREE'S ESTIMATED SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFIT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3437 -- Reps. Vaughn, Loftis, Leach, Easterday, Phillips, Young-Brickell, M. McLeod, Gilham, Lanford, Seithel, Rice, Simrill, Walker, Harrison, Lucas, Campsen, Delleney, Mason, Govan, Barrett, Keegan, Hamilton, Trotter, Haskins, Beck, R. Smith, Cato, Robinson, Quinn, Rodgers and Moody-Lawrence: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-37-285, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE AUTHORITY OF A MUNICIPALITY TO ALLOW AN ADDITIONAL UNREIMBURSED HOMESTEAD EXEMPTION FROM MUNICIPAL TAXES FOR PROPERTY RECEIVING THE STATEWIDE HOMESTEAD EXEMPTION ALLOWED ON THE DWELLINGS OF PERSONS WHO HAVE ATTAINED AGE SIXTY-FIVE OR WHO ARE PERMANENTLY AND TOTALLY DISABLED, SO AS TO EXTEND THIS AUTHORITY TO ALL POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONS OF THE STATE, INCLUDING SCHOOL DISTRICTS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3438 -- Reps. Bales, Neal, Scott, Clyburn, Gilham, G. Brown, Neilson, Inabinett, Cobb-Hunter, Bailey, Howard, Kennedy, Gourdine, J. Smith, Koon, J. Hines, Rutherford, M. Hines, Cotty, Parks, Knotts, Carnell, Taylor, T. Brown, Rodgers, Harrison, Harris, Riser, Harvin, Mack, Breeland, Keegan, Harrell, M. McLeod, Lourie, Ott and Chellis: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-37-220, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTIONS, SO AS TO EXEMPT AN AMOUNT OF FAIR MARKET VALUE OF REAL PROPERTY SUFFICIENT TO LIMIT TO FIFTEEN PERCENT INCREASES IN THE VALUE OF SUCH PROPERTY ATTRIBUTABLE TO COUNTYWIDE APPRAISAL AND EQUALIZATION PROGRAMS, TO EXCLUDE IMPROVEMENTS FROM THE EXEMPTION, TO PROVIDE THAT THE EXEMPTION IS NOT TRANSFERRED WITH THE PROPERTY, AND TO PROVIDE EXCEPTIONS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3439 -- Rep. Altman: A BILL TO REQUIRE THAT THE ANNUAL COLLEGE FOOTBALL GAME BETWEEN CLEMSON UNIVERSITY AND THE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA MUST BE CALLED THE SOUTH CAROLINA THANKSGIVING BOWL AND PLAYED ON THANKSGIVING DAY ON A HOME AND HOME BASIS, BEGINNING AT CLEMSON IN THE YEAR 2000.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3440 -- Rep. Cooper: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 40-11-30, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THRESHOLD CONSTRUCTION COSTS REQUIRING LICENSURE AS A GENERAL CONTRACTOR OR MECHANICAL CONTRACTOR SO AS TO INCREASE THE THRESHOLD FROM FIVE THOUSAND DOLLARS TO FORTY-FIVE THOUSAND DOLLARS FOR GENERAL CONTRACTORS AND FROM FIVE THOUSAND DOLLARS TO THIRTY-FIVE THOUSAND DOLLARS FOR MECHANICAL CONTRACTORS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3441 -- Reps. Cooper, Klauber, Stille, Trotter, Cato and Rodgers: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 3, TITLE 56, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO MOTOR VEHICLE REGISTRATION AND LICENSING BY ADDING ARTICLE 58 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE ISSUANCE OF SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES FOR MEMBERS OF THE SONS OF CONFEDERATE VETERANS.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3442 -- Reps. Cooper, Klauber, Cato, Trotter, Hawkins and Stille: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 10-1-210 SO AS TO MAKE IT UNLAWFUL TO DISTURB, INTERFERE, OR REMOVE MONUMENTS OR MEMORIALS FOR CERTAIN WAR VETERANS AND PROVIDE A PENALTY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3443 -- Reps. Barfield, Witherspoon, Keegan, Edge and Kelley: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 21, TITLE 50, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO WATERCRAFT EQUIPMENT AND OPERATION, BY ADDING SECTION 50-21-134 SO AS TO ESTABLISH A NO WAKE ZONE ON SPECIFIED PORTIONS OF THE WACCAMAW RIVER.
Introduced and Committed
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recalled
Other proceedings

H. 3444 -- Rep. Altman: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUIRE THAT WHEN THE SENATE AND THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES MEET IN JOINT ASSEMBLY THE PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE OR THE SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE SHALL PRESIDE AND DISCHARGE THE DUTIES OF THE PRESIDING OFFICER OF THE JOINT ASSEMBLY ON AN ALTERNATING BASIS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3445 -- Reps. Keegan, Carnell, H. Brown, Harrell, Quinn and Knotts: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 59-107-90, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE ONE HUNDRED TWENTY MILLION DOLLAR OVER ALL DEBT LIMIT ON STATE INSTITUTION BONDS, SO AS TO REPEAL THE LIMIT AND PROVIDE THAT THE MAXIMUM AMOUNT OF ANNUAL DEBT SERVICE ON ALL OUTSTANDING STATE INSTITUTION BONDS FOR EACH STATE INSTITUTION SHALL NOT EXCEED NINETY PERCENT OF THE SUMS RECEIVED BY SUCH STATE INSTITUTION.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recalled
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Other proceedings
Point of Order
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 3446 -- Reps. Chellis, Young-Brickell, Bailey: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE CONGRATULATIONS OF THE MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA TO THE SUMMERVILLE HIGH SCHOOL "GREEN WAVE" FOOTBALL TEAM FOR AN UNDEFEATED AND EXCEPTIONAL SEASON IN 1998 AND FOR WINNING THE DIVISION 1-AAAA STATE FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP, AND TO HONOR HEAD COACH AND ATHLETIC DIRECTOR JOHN MCKISSICK ON HIS 459 CAREER VICTORIES AS A HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL COACH AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE TEAM, COACHES, AND SCHOOL OFFICIALS SHALL BE GRANTED THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES ON THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 1999, AT A TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER FOR THE PURPOSE OF BEING RECOGNIZED AND CONGRATULATED.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3447 -- Reps. Wilkins, Allen, Allison, Altman, Askins, Bailey, Bales, Barfield, Barrett, Battle, Bauer, Beck, Bowers, Breeland, Campsen, Canty, Carnell, Cato, Chellis, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Cooper, Cotty, D. Smith, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Easterday, Edge, Emory, F. Smith, Fleming, G. Brown, Gamble, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, H. Brown, Hamilton, Harrell, Harris, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hawkins, Hayes, Hinson, Howard, Inabinett, J. Brown, J. Hines, J. Smith, Jennings, Keegan, Kelley, Kennedy, Kirsh, Klauber, Knotts, Koon, Lanford, Law, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, M. Hines, M. McLeod, Mack, Maddox, Martin, Mason, McCraw, McGee, McKay, McMahand, Meacham, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, Neal, Neilson, Ott, Parks, Phillips, Pinckney, Quinn, R. Smith, Rhoad, Rice, Riser, Robinson, Rodgers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scott, Seithel, Sharpe, Sheheen, Simrill, Stille, Stuart, T. Brown, Taylor, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Vaughn, W. McLeod, Walker, Webb, Whatley, Whipper, Wilder, Wilkes, Witherspoon, Woodrum and Young-Brickell: A HOUSE RESOLUTION COMMENDING THE HONORABLE JENNINGS GARY MCABEE OF MCCORMICK COUNTY FOR HIS DEDICATED AND OUTSTANDING SERVICE TO THE CITIZENS OF SOUTH CAROLINA AS A LEGISLATOR AND EXTENDING BEST WISHES TO HIM FOR HAPPINESS AND SUCCESS IN ALL OF HIS FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3448 -- Reps. Wilkins, Allen, Allison, Altman, Askins, Bailey, Bales, Barfield, Barrett, Battle, Bauer, Beck, Bowers, Breeland, Campsen, Canty, Carnell, Cato, Chellis, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Cooper, Cotty, D. Smith, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Easterday, Edge, Emory, F. Smith, Fleming, G. Brown, Gamble, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, H. Brown, Hamilton, Harrell, Harris, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hawkins, Hayes, Hinson, Howard, Inabinett, J. Brown, J. Hines, J. Smith, Jennings, Keegan, Kelley, Kennedy, Kirsh, Klauber, Knotts, Koon, Lanford, Law, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, M. Hines, M. McLeod, Mack, Maddox, Martin, Mason, McCraw, McGee, McKay, McMahand, Meacham, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, Neal, Neilson, Ott, Parks, Phillips, Pinckney, Quinn, R. Smith, Rhoad, Rice, Riser, Robinson, Rodgers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scott, Seithel, Sharpe, Sheheen, Simrill, Stille, Stuart, T. Brown, Taylor, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Vaughn, W. McLeod, Walker, Webb, Whatley, Whipper, Wilder, Wilkes, Witherspoon, Woodrum and Young-Brickell: A HOUSE RESOLUTION EXPRESSING THE APPRECIATION OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE HONORABLE JOSEPH D. McMASTER OF COLUMBIA, SOUTH CAROLINA, FOR HIS YEARS OF SERVICE IN THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY AS THE ELECTED REPRESENTATIVE OF DISTRICT 78, AND RECOGNIZING HIS HARD WORK AND CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA AND TO RICHLAND COUNTY.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3449 -- Reps. Wilkins, Allen, Allison, Altman, Askins, Bailey, Bales, Barfield, Barrett, Battle, Bauer, Beck, Bowers, Breeland, Campsen, Canty, Carnell, Cato, Chellis, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Cooper, Cotty, D. Smith, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Easterday, Edge, Emory, F. Smith, Fleming, G. Brown, Gamble, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, H. Brown, Hamilton, Harrell, Harris, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hawkins, Hayes, Hinson, Howard, Inabinett, J. Brown, J. Hines, J. Smith, Jennings, Keegan, Kelley, Kennedy, Kirsh, Klauber, Knotts, Koon, Lanford, Law, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, M. Hines, M. McLeod, Mack, Maddox, Martin, Mason, McCraw, McGee, McKay, McMahand, Meacham, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, Neal, Neilson, Ott, Parks, Phillips, Pinckney, Quinn, R. Smith, Rhoad, Rice, Riser, Robinson, Rodgers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scott, Seithel, Sharpe, Sheheen, Simrill, Stille, Stuart, T. Brown, Taylor, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Vaughn, W. McLeod, Walker, Webb, Whatley, Whipper, Wilder, Wilkes, Witherspoon, Woodrum and Young-Brickell: A HOUSE RESOLUTION COMMENDING THE HONORABLE MARION H. KINON OF DILLON COUNTY FOR HIS DEDICATED SERVICE AS A MEMBER OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, THANKING HIM FOR HIS FRIENDSHIP, AND EXTENDING HIM BEST WISHES FOR HIS FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3450 -- Reps. Wilkins, Allen, Allison, Altman, Askins, Bailey, Bales, Barfield, Barrett, Battle, Bauer, Beck, Bowers, Breeland, Campsen, Canty, Carnell, Cato, Chellis, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Cooper, Cotty, D. Smith, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Easterday, Edge, Emory, F. Smith, Fleming, G. Brown, Gamble, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, H. Brown, Hamilton, Harrell, Harris, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hawkins, Hayes, Hinson, Howard, Inabinett, J. Brown, J. Hines, J. Smith, Jennings, Keegan, Kelley, Kennedy, Kirsh, Klauber, Knotts, Koon, Lanford, Law, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, M. Hines, M. McLeod, Mack, Maddox, Martin, Mason, McCraw, McGee, McKay, McMahand, Meacham, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, Neal, Neilson, Ott, Parks, Phillips, Pinckney, Quinn, R. Smith, Rhoad, Rice, Riser, Robinson, Rodgers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scott, Seithel, Sharpe, Sheheen, Simrill, Stille, Stuart, T. Brown, Taylor, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Vaughn, W. McLeod, Walker, Webb, Whatley, Whipper, Wilder, Wilkes, Witherspoon, Woodrum and Young-Brickell: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION SALUTING OUR DISTINGUISHED COLLEAGUE AND FRIEND IN THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY, THE HONORABLE MOLLY M. SPEARMAN OF SALUDA COUNTY, FOR HER OUTSTANDING LEGISLATIVE SERVICE, AND EXTENDING BEST WISHES TO HER IN HER NEW POSITION AT THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3451 -- Reps. Wilkins, Allen, Allison, Altman, Askins, Bailey, Bales, Barfield, Barrett, Battle, Bauer, Beck, Bowers, Breeland, Campsen, Canty, Carnell, Cato, Chellis, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Cooper, Cotty, D. Smith, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Easterday, Edge, Emory, F. Smith, Fleming, G. Brown, Gamble, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, H. Brown, Hamilton, Harrell, Harris, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hawkins, Hayes, Hinson, Howard, Inabinett, J. Brown, J. Hines, J. Smith, Jennings, Keegan, Kelley, Kennedy, Kirsh, Klauber, Knotts, Koon, Lanford, Law, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, M. Hines, M. McLeod, Mack, Maddox, Martin, Mason, McCraw, McGee, McKay, McMahand, Meacham, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, Neal, Neilson, Ott, Parks, Phillips, Pinckney, Quinn, R. Smith, Rhoad, Rice, Riser, Robinson, Rodgers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scott, Seithel, Sharpe, Sheheen, Simrill, Stille, Stuart, T. Brown, Taylor, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Vaughn, W. McLeod, Walker, Webb, Whatley, Whipper, Wilder, Wilkes, Witherspoon, Woodrum and Young-Brickell: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION COMMENDING THE HONORABLE WILBUR L. CAVE OF ALLENDALE COUNTY, OUR FRIEND AND DISTINGUISHED COLLEAGUE IN THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY, FOR HIS OUTSTANDING, DEDICATED SERVICE AS A LEGISLATOR, AND EXTENDING HIM BEST WISHES IN HIS NEW ENDEAVOR.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3452 -- Reps. H. Brown, Wilkins, Allen, Allison, Altman, Askins, Bailey, Bales, Barfield, Barrett, Battle, Bauer, Beck, Bowers, Breeland, Campsen, Canty, Carnell, Cato, Chellis, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Cooper, Cotty, D. Smith, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Easterday, Edge, Emory, F. Smith, Fleming, G. Brown, Gamble, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Hamilton, Harrell, Harris, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hawkins, Hayes, Hinson, Howard, Inabinett, J. Brown, J. Hines, J. Smith, Jennings, Keegan, Kelley, Kennedy, Kirsh, Klauber, Knotts, Koon, Lanford, Law, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, M. Hines, M. McLeod, Mack, Maddox, Martin, Mason, McCraw, McGee, McKay, McMahand, Meacham, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, Neal, Neilson, Ott, Parks, Phillips, Pinckney, Quinn, R. Smith, Rhoad, Rice, Riser, Robinson, Rodgers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scott, Seithel, Sharpe, Sheheen, Simrill, Stille, Stuart, T. Brown, Taylor, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Vaughn, W. McLeod, Walker, Webb, Whatley, Whipper, Wilder, Wilkes, Witherspoon, Woodrum and Young-Brickell: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA STATE PORTS AUTHORITY'S CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD, WILLIAM L. BETHEA, JR., PRESIDENT AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER, BERNARD S. GROSECLOSE, JR., OTHER BOARD MEMBERS, AND SENIOR MANAGEMENT ON TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 1999, AT A TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER FOR THE PURPOSE OF RECOGNIZING THE STATE PORTS AUTHORITY'S OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE ECONOMY OF THIS STATE, FOR THE SIGNIFICANT ROLE IT HAS PLAYED IN ADVANCING SOUTH CAROLINA'S POSITION IN THE GLOBAL ECONOMY, AND FOR ITS LEADERSHIP AND VISION AS OUR STATE MOVES FORWARD INTO THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3453 -- Rep. G. Brown: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION DECLARING NOVEMBER 7-13, 1999, AS "SOUTH CAROLINA ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE AWARENESS WEEK" FOR 1999.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3454 -- Reps. G. Brown, M. McLeod, Barfield and Lucas: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO MEMORIALIZE CONGRESS FOR THE PURPOSE OF ASKING IT TO APPROPRIATE GREATER SUMS OF MONIES FOR ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE AND RELATED DISORDERS RESEARCH.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3455 -- Reps. Lloyd, Clyburn, Parks, J. Hines, Scott, Bales, Taylor, Rutherford and M. Hines: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-3350, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF SPECIAL IDENTIFICATION CARDS, SO AS TO REVISE THE AGE OF A PERSON WHO MAY APPLY FOR A SPECIAL IDENTIFICATION CARD.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading

H. 3456 -- Reps. Cobb-Hunter, Neal and M. Hines: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 34-11-60, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DRAWING AND UTTERING A FRAUDULENT CHECK, DRAFT, OR OTHER WRITTEN ORDER, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE SECTION DOES NOT APPLY TO A CHECK GIVEN TO A DEFERRED PRESENTMENT SERVICE OR A CHECK CASHING SERVICE; TO AMEND SECTION 34-11-70, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO EVIDENCE OF FRAUDULENT INTENT AND PROSECUTION FOR ISSUANCE OF A FRAUDULENT CHECK, DRAFT, OR OTHER WRITTEN ORDER, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A COMMERCIAL AGENT FOR COLLECTION OF AN OBLIGATION PAID FOR WITH A FRAUDULENT CHECK, DRAFT, OR OTHER WRITTEN ORDER DOES NOT HAVE THE SAME RIGHTS AS THE ORIGINAL PAYEE UNLESS THE CHECK, DRAFT, OR OTHER WRITTEN ORDER HAS BEEN ENDORSED OVER TO THE AGENT FOR COLLECTION FOR VALUE AND WITHOUT RESERVATION OF RIGHTS; TO AMEND SECTION 34-39-180, RELATING TO REGULATION OF DEFERRED PRESENTMENT SERVICES AND SECTION 34-41-60, RELATING TO REGULATION OF CHECK CASHING SERVICES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT NEITHER SERVICE MAY RELY ON THE CIVIL OR CRIMINAL REMEDIES IN CHAPTER, 11, TITLE 34, FOR PROSECUTING OR CIVILLY ENFORCING PAYMENT OF A FRAUDULENT CHECK.
Introduced and Committed
Other proceedings

H. 3457 -- Reps. Leach, Maddox, Hamilton, Vaughn, Rodgers, Tripp, McMahand, Limehouse, Phillips, Allen and McCraw: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-750, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE FAILURE TO STOP A MOTOR VEHICLE WHEN SIGNALED BY LAW ENFORCEMENT, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR INCREASED PENALTIES AND TO ELIMINATE THE ABILITY TO EXPUNGE A CONVICTION FOR A FIRST OFFENSE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3458 -- Reps. Harvin, Inabinett, J. Hines and Neilson: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 11 OF TITLE 1, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE STATE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD, BY ADDING SECTION 1-11-435 SO AS TO ENACT THE "INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY ACCESS ACT" REQUIRING THE OFFICE OF INFORMATION RESOURCES OF THE BOARD TO ESTABLISH PROCEDURES AND PROCUREMENT REQUIREMENTS FOR ASSURING THE ACCESS OF A BLIND OR VISUALLY IMPAIRED INDIVIDUAL TO INFORMATION WHICH IS PROVIDED BY THE STATE OR BY STATE-ASSISTED ORGANIZATIONS FOR USE BY EMPLOYEES, PROGRAM PARTICIPANTS, AND THE GENERAL PUBLIC, TO PROVIDE FOR A PHASED-IN IMPLEMENTATION OF THE PROCUREMENT OF NONVISUAL ACCESS TECHNOLOGY, AND TO PROVIDE FOR INJUNCTIVE RELIEF FOR ENFORCEMENT OF A VIOLATION OF THESE PROVISIONS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3459 -- Reps. Fleming, Littlejohn, Chellis, Simrill, Davenport, Hayes, Altman, Inabinett, Bales, Koon, Limehouse, Vaughn, Young-Brickell, Delleney, Cato, Hamilton and Rodgers: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 9-1-1735 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A MEMBER OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA RETIREMENT SYSTEM WHO IS A PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHER IN THIS STATE MAY ESTABLISH SERVICE CREDIT FOR TEACHING IN A PRIVATE SCHOOL IN THIS STATE IN THE SAME MANNER AND AT THE SAME COST THAT CREDIT MAY BE ESTABLISHED FOR "OUT-OF-STATE SERVICE", AND TO DEFINE PRIVATE SCHOOL.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3460 -- Reps. Keegan, Kelley and Bailey: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-1140, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DEDUCTIONS FROM SOUTH CAROLINA TAXABLE INCOME OF INDIVIDUALS FOR PURPOSES OF THE STATE INCOME TAX, SO AS TO INCREASE FROM FIVE DOLLARS A DAY TO TEN DOLLARS A DAY THE SUBSISTENCE ALLOWANCE DEDUCTION ALLOWED FEDERAL, STATE, AND LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS AND FULL-TIME FIREFIGHTERS AND EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICE PERSONNEL.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3461 -- Reps. Keegan, Kelley, Bailey and Rodgers: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 3, TITLE 56, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO MOTOR VEHICLE REGISTRATION AND LICENSING, BY ADDING ARTICLE 57 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE ISSUANCE OF SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES FOR MEMBERS OF THE MARINE CORPS LEAGUE.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3462 -- Reps. Easterday, Hayes, Kirsh, Rice, Beck, Gilham, Stuart, Barrett, Simrill, Davenport, R. Smith, Loftis, Leach, Mason, Sandifer, Meacham, Hamilton, Vaughn, Robinson and H. Brown: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-2930, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE OFFENSE OF GROSS INTOXICATION; TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-2940, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE PENALTY FOR DRIVING WHILE INTOXICATED, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR ENHANCED PENALTIES FOR A PERSON WHO HAS MORE THAN SIXTEEN ONE-HUNDREDTHS OF ONE PERCENT BY WEIGHT OF ALCOHOL IN HIS BLOOD; TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-2950, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO IMPLIED CONSENT TO CHEMICAL TESTS OF BREATH, BLOOD, AND URINE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IT MAY BE INFERRED THAT A PERSON WHO HAS MORE THAN SIXTEEN ONE-HUNDREDTHS OF ONE PERCENT BY WEIGHT OF ALCOHOL IN HIS BLOOD IS GROSSLY INTOXICATED; TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-2990, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE DRIVER'S LICENSE SUSPENSION PERIOD FOR A PERSON CONVICTED OF DRIVING WHILE INTOXICATED, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR ENHANCED PENALTIES FOR A PERSON WHO IS GUILTY OF GROSS INTOXICATION; AND TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-1320, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PROVISIONAL DRIVER'S LICENSES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON WHO IS CONVICTED OF DRIVING WHILE INTOXICATED AND WHO, AT THE TIME OF THE OFFENSE, HAD SIXTEEN ONE-HUNDREDTHS OF ONE PERCENT OR MORE BY WEIGHT OF ALCOHOL IN HIS BLOOD MAY NOT RECEIVE A PROVISIONAL DRIVER'S LICENSE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3463 -- Reps. Easterday, Bales, Hayes, H. Brown, Simrill, Loftis, Davenport, Battle, Sandifer, Mason, Kirsh, Stuart, Rice, Meacham, Woodrum, Barrett, Witherspoon, Altman, Robinson, Keegan, Vaughn, Gilham and Hamilton: A JOINT RESOLUTION PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO SECTION 36, ARTICLE III, OF THE CONSTITUTION OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1895, RELATING TO CONSTITUTIONAL RESERVE FUNDS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT ONE PURPOSE FOR WHICH CAPITAL RESERVE FUND APPROPRIATIONS MAY BE EXPENDED SHALL BE FOR CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS OF STATE AGENCIES, DEPARTMENTS, OR INSTITUTIONS ONLY FOR THE ACQUISITION OR IMPROVEMENT OF REAL PROPERTY OR FOR OTHER NONRECURRING EMERGENCY PURPOSES AS A RESULT OF NATURAL DISASTERS OR CATASTROPHES INSTEAD OF FOR GENERAL CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS AND NONRECURRING PURPOSES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3464 -- Reps. Easterday, Davenport, Barrett, Keegan, Robinson, Simrill, Sandifer, Govan, Rodgers, Gilham, Rice, Loftis, Hamilton, Meacham and McGee: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 61-4-100, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO CRIMINAL CHARGES BROUGHT AGAINST THE SELLER AND THE PURCHASER WHEN A PERSON IS CHARGED WITH THE UNLAWFUL SALE OF BEER OR WINE TO A MINOR, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IF A PERSON, EIGHTEEN YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER, BUT LESS THAN TWENTY-ONE PURCHASES THE BEER OR WINE AS PART OF A LAW ENFORCEMENT INVESTIGATION, THIS SECTION DOES NOT REQUIRE THAT PERSON TO BE CHARGED WITH THE UNLAWFUL PURCHASE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3465 -- Reps. Easterday, Wilder, Stuart, Rice, Gilham, Hayes, Simrill, Harrison, Rodgers, Barrett, R. Smith, Vaughn, Loftis, Beck, Robinson, McGee and Sandifer: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 20-1-100, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE MINIMUM AGE FOR A VALID MARRIAGE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE MINIMUM AGE FOR MALES AND FEMALES SHALL BE THE SAME, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE AGE SHALL BE SIXTEEN.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Point of Order

H. 3466 -- Reps. Hawkins, Davenport, Fleming, Klauber, Lanford, Lee, Littlejohn, Simrill, Taylor and Walker: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 12-43-218 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR A REVIEW BY THE SOUTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE OF THE ROLLBACK MILLAGE AS CALCULATED AND IMPOSED BY EACH PROPERTY TAXING JURISDICTION IN A COUNTY FOR THE PROPERTY TAX YEAR A REASSESSMENT PROGRAM IS IMPLEMENTED AND TO REQUIRE THAT EXCESS PROPERTY TAX REVENUES RECEIVED FROM EACH INDIVIDUAL TAXPAYER RESULTING FROM ANY MILLAGE INCORRECTLY IMPOSED BE HELD IN A SEPARATE FUND AND DESIGNATED TO THAT TAXPAYER'S CREDIT TO BE USED ONLY TO OFFSET THE PROPERTY TAX DUE FROM THAT TAXPAYER THE NEXT PROPERTY TAX YEAR.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3467 -- Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING AND REGULATION, STATE BOARD OF NURSING, RELATING TO BOARD NOTIFICATION, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 2342, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading

H. 3468 -- Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING AND REGULATION, BOARD OF LONG TERM HEALTH CARE ADMINISTRATORS, RELATING TO EXAMINATION; SCHEDULING AND GRADING, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 2309, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Point of Order

H. 3469 -- Rep. Witherspoon: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 11, TITLE 50, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PROTECTION OF GAME, BY ADDING SECTION 50-11-100 SO AS TO PROHIBIT HUNTING, FISHING, AND TRAPPING ON LANDS OR PRIVATE WATERS WITHOUT PERMISSION FROM THE OWNER OR HIS AGENT, TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR A VIOLATION OF THIS SECTION, AND FOR SUSPENSION OF HUNTING AND FISHING PRIVILEGES.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Objection

H. 3470 -- Rep. Altman: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 24-21-930, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF AN ORDER OF PARDON, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE ORDER MUST PROVIDE FOR THE DESTRUCTION OF INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THE PARDON APPLICANT'S CRIMINAL RECORD.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3471 -- Rep. Rhoad: A BILL TO AMEND ACT 1090 OF 1972, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO BAMBERG-EHRHARDT SCHOOL DISTRICT ONE AND DENMARK-OLAR SCHOOL DISTRICT TWO OF BAMBERG COUNTY, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT MEMBERS OF BOARDS OF TRUSTEES OF THESE DISTRICTS MAY PARTICIPATE IN THE SCHOOL DISTRICTS' STAFF INSURANCE PROGRAM AND RECEIVE FRINGE BENEFITS OFFERED TO SCHOOL DISTRICT EMPLOYEES IN ADDITION TO RECEIVING THEIR ANNUAL SALARY.
Introduced
Committed

H. 3472 -- Reps. Harvin, G. Brown, M. McLeod and Woodrum: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION COMMENDING EDWARD H. SEXAUER FOR HIS OUTSTANDING WORK AT SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION IN SUMTER AND WISHING HIM HAPPINESS AND SUCCESS FOLLOWING HIS RETIREMENT.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3473 -- Reps. Meacham, Harvin, Cobb-Hunter, Clyburn, J. Smith, Hayes, McGee, Howard, Kirsh, Neal, Lloyd, Stille, Sandifer, Maddox, Wilder, Lourie, Whatley, Govan, Knotts, Law and Bales: A BILL TO AMEND ARTICLE 25, CHAPTER 6, TITLE 12, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO STATE INCOME TAX CREDITS, BY ADDING SECTION 12-6-3520, SO AS TO ESTABLISH AN INCOME TAX CREDIT FOR COSTS INCURRED BY A TAXPAYER FOR HABITAT MANAGEMENT OR CONSTRUCTION AND MAINTENANCE OF IMPROVEMENTS ON REAL PROPERTY DESIGNATED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES AS CRITICAL HABITAT FOR THREATENED OR ENDANGERED SPECIES; AND TO AMEND CHAPTER 15, TITLE 50, RELATING TO NONGAME AND ENDANGERED SPECIES, BY ADDING SECTION 50-15-55 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE DESIGNATION BY THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES OF CERTAIN LAND AS CRITICAL HABITAT FOR THREATENED OR ENDANGERED SPECIES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3474 -- Reps. Beck, R. Smith and Mason: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-21-2793, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE PROXIMITY RESTRICTIONS ON LOCATIONS WITH VIDEO GAMES WITH A FREE PLAY FEATURE TO SCHOOLS, KINDERGARTENS, PARKS, PLAYGROUNDS, COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES, AND CHURCHES, SO AS TO REQUIRE THE APPLICABLE DISTANCES TO BE COMPUTED FROM THE NEAREST POINTS THE TWO PROPERTIES APPROACH EACH OTHER, TO DELETE AN OBSOLETE PROVISION, AND TO MAKE THIS ACT EFFECTIVE FOR LOCATIONS WITH MACHINES LICENSED AFTER MAY 31, 1999.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3475 -- Reps. Limehouse, Cotty, Knotts, Lucas, W. McLeod, Meacham, Rhoad, Sharpe, Trotter and Whipper: A BILL TO AMEND ARTICLE 5, CHAPTER 17, TITLE 50, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO COASTAL FISHERIES LAWS IN CONNECTION WITH FINFISH AND CRUSTACEANS, BY ADDING SECTION 50-17-550 SO AS TO ESTABLISH LIMITS ON TAKING DOLPHIN GAME FISH, CORYPHAENA HIPPARUS, ALSO KNOWN AS DORADO OR MAHIMAHI, AND TO PROHIBIT THE HARVEST OR POSSESSION OF THE AQUATIC "GRASS" SARGASSUM, AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3476 -- Reps. Wilder, Keegan and Hayes: A BILL TO AMEND SECTIONS 9-1-1140 AND 9-11-50, BOTH AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO CREDITED SERVICE FOR PURPOSES OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA RETIREMENT SYSTEM AND THE POLICE OFFICERS RETIREMENT SYSTEM, SO AS TO ALLOW SERVICE IN THE SELECTED RESERVE OF ANY OF THE RESERVE COMPONENTS OF THE ARMED FORCES OF THE UNITED STATES TO BE ESTABLISHED AND TO PROVIDE THE REQUIREMENTS FOR ESTABLISHING SUCH SERVICE, TO PROHIBIT THE ESTABLISHMENT OF SUCH SERVICE, INCLUDING ACTIVE DUTY SERVICE THAT OVERLAPS WITH STATE RETIREMENT SYSTEM SERVICE CREDIT, AND TO DELETE THE FORMER RESTRICTIONS APPLICABLE TO DUPLICATION OF BENEFITS FOR NATIONAL GUARD SERVICE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3477 -- Reps. Neilson, Seithel, Sharpe, J. Brown, J. Smith, R. Smith, Rhoad, Lucas, Davenport, Lee, Mason, Altman, Keegan, Harrison, McCraw, Clyburn, J. Hines, Bales, Lourie, Lanford, Bauer and Tripp: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 43-21-190 SO AS TO CREATE A NONPARTISAN MODEL LEGISLATURE ON AGING ISSUES TO BE ADMINISTERED BY THE SOUTH CAROLINA SILVER HAIRED LEGISLATURE, INC.; TO PROVIDE FOR THE PURPOSES OF THE LEGISLATURE; AND TO PROVIDE THAT PARTICIPANTS MUST BE SELECTED PURSUANT TO PROCEDURES ADOPTED BY THE SOUTH CAROLINA SILVER HAIRED LEGISLATURE IN COORDINATION WITH THE STATE'S NETWORK OF AGING PROGRAMS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Amended
Other proceedings
Point of Order
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 3478 -- Reps. Neilson, Davenport, Harrison, Beck, Barrett and McMahand: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO URGE THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE TO IMPLEMENT AS QUICKLY AS POSSIBLE THE LONG-DELAYED MONITORING REQUIREMENTS FOR VIDEO GAMES WITH A FREE PLAY FEATURE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3479 -- Reps. Wilkins and Harrison: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO INVITE THE CHIEF JUSTICE OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA SUPREME COURT, THE HONORABLE ERNEST A FINNEY, JR., TO ADDRESS THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY IN JOINT SESSION ON THE STATE OF THE JUDICIARY AT 12:00 NOON ON WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 1999.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence
Other proceedings

H. 3480 -- Reps. Stuart, Sandifer, Neilson, Keegan, Clyburn, Kelley, Edge, Delleney, Cotty, Bailey, Witherspoon, Miller and Wilder: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 12-6-3495 SO AS TO ENACT THE "STATE INCOME TAX CREDIT INCENTIVE FOR INVESTMENT IN QUALIFIED SCHOOL-TO-WORK PROGRAMS ACT", PROVIDING A CREDIT AGAINST THE CORPORATE INCOME TAX FOR A PORTION OF THE TOTAL QUALIFIED INVESTMENT OF A BUSINESS OR AN INDUSTRY FOR HIRING A STUDENT IN A PUBLIC SECONDARY EDUCATION "SCHOOL-TO-WORK" PROGRAM.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3481 -- Education and Public Works Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF CLEMSON UNIVERSITY, RELATING TO NONMOTORIZED VEHICLES, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 2219, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading

H. 3482 -- Reps. Kelley, Altman, Bales, J. Brown, Cooper, Edge, Keegan, Miller, Sandifer and Witherspoon: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 6-1-730, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE PERMITTED USES OF REVENUES FROM THE LOCAL HOSPITALITY TAX, SO AS TO CLARIFY THAT THE USE OF THESE REVENUES FOR CULTURAL, RECREATIONAL, OR HISTORIC FACILITIES IS LIMITED TO SUCH FACILITIES SUBSTANTIALLY USED OR VISITED BY TOURISTS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Amended
Request for Debate
Point of Order

H. 3483 -- Reps. McGee, McKay, Knotts, Whatley, Clyburn, Townsend, Battle, Allen, Simrill, Ott, M. Hines, Cobb-Hunter, Gourdine, Koon, Gilham, Dantzler, Jennings, Rice, Kennedy, Maddox, T. Brown, Riser, R. Smith, Robinson, Harvin, Woodrum, Taylor, Hawkins, Rutherford, Lucas, M. McLeod, Klauber and Quinn: A BILL TO AMEND SECTIONS 12-36-90, 12-36-110, AND 12-36-2120, ALL AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS AND EXEMPTIONS FOR PURPOSES OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA SALES AND USE TAX ACT, SO AS TO EXEMPT BUILDING MATERIALS PURCHASED BY A NONPROFIT TAX EXEMPT ENTITY EXCLUSIVELY ORGANIZED AND OPERATED IN BUILDING AND SELLING SINGLE FAMILY HOUSES TO SELECTED BUYERS TO PROMOTE HOME OWNERSHIP AND TO EXCLUDE FROM THE DEFINITIONS OF "GROSS PROCEEDS OF SALE" AND "RETAIL SALE" THESE ITEMS WHEN WITHDRAWN FROM INVENTORY AND DONATED TO AN ENTITY TO WHICH THE ITEMS COULD BE SOLD SALES TAX EXEMPT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3484 -- Reps. Jennings, M. McLeod, Bailey, J. Smith, Pinckney, Neilson, G. Brown, Miller, Webb, Wilder, Sandifer, Hayes, Clyburn, Barfield, Riser, Emory, Neal, Lucas, Witherspoon, Harvin, W. McLeod, Woodrum, Delleney, Knotts, Rutherford, Harris, Lloyd, T. Brown and Howard: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 1-11-755 SO AS TO REQUIRE THE STATE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD TO DEVISE AND IMPLEMENT A PLAN REVISING THE PRESCRIPTION DRUG BENEFIT FOR STATE HEALTH INSURANCE PLAN MEMBERS FROM THE REIMBURSEMENT METHOD TO A COPAYMENT METHOD.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3485 -- Reps. J. Brown, Lloyd, Clyburn, Neal, Howard, Canty, Rutherford, Maddox and Bales: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 38-71-268 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT NO HEALTH INSURANCE POLICY OR CONTRACT MAY EXCLUDE THE RIGHT OF ASSIGNMENT OF BENEFITS TO A NONPARTICIPATING PROVIDER AT THE SAME BENEFIT RATE AS PAID TO A PARTICIPATING PROVIDER.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3486 -- Rep. Altman: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 14-17-260, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE SIGNATURE OF THE CLERK OF COURT ON ALL PROCESSES AND JUDGMENTS, SO AS TO REQUIRE THE CLERK OF COURT TO DOCUMENT THE SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBERS OF THE PARTIES TO THE ACTION ON THE JUDGMENT; TO AMEND SECTION 15-35-520, RELATING TO ENTRIES IN THE ABSTRACT OF JUDGMENTS, AND SECTION 15-35-540, RELATING TO THE DOCKETING OF JUDGMENTS WITH CLERKS OF OTHER COUNTIES, SO AS TO PROVIDE IN BOTH SECTIONS THAT THE SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBERS OF THE PARTIES BE ENTERED ON THE JUDGMENTS; TO AMEND SECTION 22-3-300, RELATING TO FILING AND DOCKETING JUDGMENTS OF THE MAGISTRATES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBERS OF THE PARTIES BE ENTERED ON THE JUDGMENTS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3487 -- Reps. Miller and Harvin: A HOUSE RESOLUTION EXPRESSING THE COMMITMENT OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE CONTINUED SUPPORT AND ENCOURAGEMENT OF LOCAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND, IN KEEPING WITH THAT COMMITMENT, MEMORIALIZING THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT TO MAINTAIN THE CURRENT DEPTH OF THE PORT OF GEORGETOWN AND TO INITIATE ADDITIONAL STUDY AS TO THE FEASIBILITY AND DESIRABILITY OF DEEPENING THE PORT.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Adopted

H. 3488 -- Reps. J. Brown, Allen, Allison, Altman, Askins, Bailey, Bales, Barfield, Barrett, Battle, Bauer, Beck, Bowers, Breeland, Campsen, Canty, Carnell, Cato, Chellis, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Cooper, Cotty, D. Smith, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Easterday, Edge, Emory, F. Smith, Fleming, G. Brown, Gamble, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, H. Brown, Hamilton, Harrell, Harris, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hawkins, Hayes, Hinson, Howard, Inabinett, J. Hines, J. Smith, Jennings, Keegan, Kelley, Kennedy, Kirsh, Klauber, Knotts, Koon, Lanford, Law, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, M. Hines, M. McLeod, Mack, Maddox, Martin, Mason, McCraw, McGee, McKay, McMahand, Meacham, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, Neal, Neilson, Ott, Parks, Phillips, Pinckney, Quinn, R. Smith, Rhoad, Rice, Riser, Robinson, Rodgers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scott, Seithel, Sharpe, Sheheen, Simrill, Stille, Stuart, T. Brown, Taylor, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Vaughn, W. McLeod, Walker, Webb, Whatley, Whipper, Wilder, Wilkes, Wilkins, Witherspoon, Woodrum and Young-Brickell: A HOUSE RESOLUTION EXPRESSING THE DEEPEST SORROW OF THE MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES AT THE DEATH OF MRS. WILLIE RICHARDSON OF PENDLETON, THE LAST OF THE ORIGINAL NEGRO FAMILY SETTLERS OF THAT HISTORIC TOWN.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3489 -- Reps. R. Smith, Beck, Clyburn, Mason, Sharpe and Sheheen: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO NAME THE BRIDGE ON HIGHWAY 421 CROSSING THE RAILROAD TRACKS IN THE TOWN OF BATH THE "WILLIAM HENRY 'BILLY' JONES BRIDGE" AND TO ERECT APPROPRIATE MARKERS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3490 -- Reps. Wilkins, Allen, Allison, Altman, Askins, Bailey, Bales, Barfield, Barrett, Battle, Bauer, Beck, Bowers, Breeland, Campsen, Canty, Carnell, Cato, Chellis, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Cooper, Cotty, D. Smith, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Easterday, Edge, Emory, F. Smith, Fleming, G. Brown, Gamble, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, H. Brown, Hamilton, Harrell, Harris, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hawkins, Hayes, Hinson, Howard, Inabinett, J. Brown, J. Hines, J. Smith, Jennings, Keegan, Kelley, Kennedy, Kirsh, Klauber, Knotts, Koon, Lanford, Law, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, M. Hines, M. McLeod, Mack, Maddox, Martin, Mason, McCraw, McGee, McKay, McMahand, Meacham, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, Neal, Neilson, Ott, Parks, Phillips, Pinckney, Quinn, R. Smith, Rhoad, Rice, Riser, Robinson, Rodgers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scott, Seithel, Sharpe, Sheheen, Simrill, Stille, Stuart, T. Brown, Taylor, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Vaughn, W. McLeod, Walker, Webb, Whatley, Whipper, Wilder, Wilkes, Witherspoon, Woodrum and Young-Brickell: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION SALUTING THE NATIONAL BETA CLUB, WHICH WAS FOUNDED IN LANDRUM IN SPARTANBURG COUNTY, ON ITS SIXTY-FIFTH ANNIVERSARY AND DECLARING THE WEEK OF MARCH 1-7, 1999, AS NATIONAL BETA CLUB WEEK.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3491 -- Rep. Simrill: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION INSTALL AN ELECTRONIC TRAFFIC SIGNAL AT THE INTERSECTION OF HOLLIS LAKES ROAD AND EBENEZER ROAD IN ROCK HILL IN YORK COUNTY BY JULY 1, 1999.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3492 -- Reps. Lucas, Harris, J. Hines, Jennings and Neilson: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND, CONGRATULATE, AND HONOR PAT EARLE, AGRICULTURAL EDUCATION TEACHER AND FUTURE FARMERS OF AMERICA CHAPTER ADVISOR AT MCBEE HIGH SCHOOL, UPON BEING NAMED THE OUTSTANDING AGRICULTURAL EDUCATOR IN SOUTH CAROLINA FOR 1998.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3493 -- Rep. McGee: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO AUTHORIZE PALMETTO BOYS STATE TO USE THE CHAMBERS OF THE SENATE AND THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES ON FRIDAY, JUNE 18, 1999.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3494 -- Reps. Cotty, Witherspoon, Rhoad, Hayes and Rodgers: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 4-1-80, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE REQUIREMENT THAT THE GOVERNING BODY OF A COUNTY FURNISH CERTAIN COUNTY OFFICERS WITH OFFICE SPACE, FURNITURE, STATIONERY, AND OTHER INCIDENTALS NECESSARY TO CARRY OUT THE FUNCTION OF THAT OFFICE, SO AS TO ESTABLISH A PROCEDURE FOR SUBMITTING AN ANNUAL APPROPRIATIONS REQUEST FOR FUNDING REQUESTS BY AN ELECTED COUNTY OFFICER, TO DEFINE "ELECTED COUNTY OFFICER", AND PROVIDE THAT THE OFFICER SHALL EXERCISE AUTHORITY OVER HIS BUDGET ONCE IT IS ADOPTED AND TO PROVIDE WHEN AN OFFICER'S BUDGET MAY BE REDUCED, AND PROVIDE FOR RESOLUTION OF DISPUTES BETWEEN COUNTY COUNCILS AND OFFICERS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3495 -- Rep. Davenport: A BILL TO AMEND ARTICLE 13, CHAPTER 6, TITLE 61, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE ENFORCEMENT OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE CONTROL LAWS, BY ADDING SUBARTICLE 3 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT PERSONS WHO HOLD A LICENSE TO SELL ALCOHOLIC LIQUORS, BEER, OR WINE FOR ON OR OFF PREMISES CONSUMPTION, AND THE MANAGERS AND EMPLOYEES OF THE ESTABLISHMENTS WHERE THESE BEVERAGES ARE SOLD, ARE LIABLE FOR CERTAIN DAMAGES IF THEY NEGLIGENTLY SELL OR FURNISH THESE BEVERAGES TO AN UNDERAGE OR INTOXICATED PERSON, AND TO REQUIRE HOLDERS OF THESE LICENSES TO FURNISH THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE WITH PROOF OF FINANCIAL RESPONSIBILITY IN MEETING ANY LIABILITY IMPOSED BY THIS SUBARTICLE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3496 -- Reps. Kirsh, Gamble and Law: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 37-1-301, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS FOR PURPOSES OF THE CONSUMER PROTECTION CODE, SO AS TO REDEFINE "OFFICIAL FEES" TO EXCLUDE A PREMIUM PAYABLE FOR INSURANCE INSTEAD OF PERFECTING A SECURITY INTEREST WHEN THE SECURITY INTEREST IS A PURCHASE MONEY SECURITY INTEREST WHICH DOES NOT REQUIRE PERFECTION BY THE FILING OF A FINANCING STATEMENT, AND TO EXCLUDE A PREMIUM PAYABLE FOR INSURANCE INSTEAD OF PERFECTING A SECURITY INTEREST UPON THE RENEWAL OR REFINANCING OF THE SALE, LEASE, OR LOAN, UNLESS THE RENEWAL OR REFINANCING OCCURS MORE THAN FIVE YEARS AFTER THE INITIAL SALE, LEASE, OR LOAN OR UNLESS THE ACTUAL AMOUNT OF DOLLARS GIVEN TO THE CONSUMER AT THE TIME OF THE RENEWAL OR REFINANCING IS MORE THAN TEN PERCENT GREATER THAN THE ORIGINAL LOAN AMOUNT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3497 -- Rep. W. McLeod: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 59-67-420, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE EXTENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO BE PROVIDED BY THE STATE TO PUPILS ATTENDING THE PUBLIC SCHOOLS, SO AS TO REVISE THE DISTANCE FROM A CHILD'S RESIDENCE WHICH MAKES IT PERMISSIBLE TO PROVIDE THE CHILD WITH SCHOOL TRANSPORTATION.
Introduced and Committed
Other proceedings

H. 3498 -- Reps. Lourie, J. Smith, Campsen, Lee, Davenport, Taylor, Kirsh, Leach, Loftis, Maddox, Allen, Klauber, W. McLeod, Breeland, Pinckney, J. Brown, Wilder, Parks, Hawkins, Rutherford, Lucas, Neilson, McMahand, Harrison, Quinn, Mack, Phillips, McCraw, F. Smith, Battle, R. Smith, Cato, Moody-Lawrence, Simrill, Robinson, Hamilton, Easterday, Rice, Delleney, Bales, Bowers, Rhoad, Wilkes, M. McLeod, Knotts, McGee, Canty, Townsend, Stille, Rodgers, Gourdine, Hinson, Riser, Bailey, Jennings, Harris, Neal, Scott, Howard, Sandifer, Hayes, Barfield and Seithel: A BILL TO AMEND TITLE 44, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING CHAPTER 117 SO AS TO ENACT THE "PRESCRIPTION INFORMATION PRIVACY ACT" WHICH PROHIBITS PATIENT PRESCRIPTION DRUG INFORMATION FROM BEING TRANSFERRED WITHOUT THE WRITTEN CONSENT OF THE PATIENT, AND TO PROVIDE EXCEPTIONS AND PENALTIES; TO AMEND SECTION 44-30-90, RELATING TO THE PROMULGATION OF REGULATIONS TO CARRY OUT THE PURPOSE OF THE "SOUTH CAROLINA HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONAL COMPLIANCE ACT", SO AS TO REQUIRE ALL ORDERS FOR MEDICATION DISPENSED OR TREATMENT PROVIDED IN A HOSPITAL TO BE AUTHENTICATED ACCORDING TO HOSPITAL POLICY, TO SPECIFY REQUIREMENTS FOR TAKING THESE ORDERS, AND TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL TO PROMULGATE REGULATIONS CONSISTENT WITH THESE REQUIREMENTS; AND TO AMEND SECTION 44-115-80, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO FEES THAT A PHYSICIAN MAY CHARGE FOR SEARCH AND DUPLICATION OF MEDICAL RECORDS, SO AS TO REQUIRE COPIES OF RECORDS TO BE PROVIDED AT NO CHARGE WHEN THE PATIENT IS REFERRED BY THE PHYSICIAN FOR CONTINUATION OF TREATMENT.
Introduced and Committed
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Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 3499 -- Rep. Davenport: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 5-3-150, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE METHOD OF ANNEXATION WHERE A PETITION IS SIGNED BY SEVENTY-FIVE PERCENT OF THE FREEHOLDERS OWNING SEVENTY-FIVE PERCENT OF THE ASSESSED VALUE OF PROPERTY REQUESTS ANNEXATION BY A MUNICIPALITY, SO AS TO ADD ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS BEFORE PROPERTY CAN BE ANNEXED; AND TO AMEND SECTION 5-3-310, RELATING TO THE ANNEXATION OF SPECIAL PURPOSE DISTRICTS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE PROVISIONS OF SECTION 5-3-150 APPLY TO THIS SECTION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3500 -- Reps. Hawkins, Klauber and Fleming: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 7-13-75, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE PROHIBITION OF A MEMBER OF A MUNICIPAL OR COUNTY ELECTION COMMISSION FROM PARTICIPATING IN CERTAIN POLITICAL ACTIVITY, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A MEMBER IS NOT ELIGIBLE FOR REAPPOINTMENT ONCE removed FROM A COMMISSION BY THE GOVERNOR.
Introduced and Committed
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2nd Reading
3rd Reading
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Proposed Amendment
Proposed Amendment
Debate Adjourned
Request for Debate
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Point of Order

H. 3501 -- Rep. Davenport: A BILL TO AMEND ARTICLE 9, CHAPTER 6, TITLE 12, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO CALCULATION OF TAXABLE INCOME FOR STATE INCOME TAX PURPOSES, BY ADDING SECTION 12-6-1240 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR NONRECOGNITION OF A PORTION OF THE GAIN RECOGNIZED WHEN A SMALL BUSINESS TAXPAYER SELLS BUSINESS REAL PROPERTY AND PURCHASES NEW BUSINESS REAL PROPERTY WITHIN A SPECIFIED FOUR-YEAR PERIOD AND TO PROVIDE DEFINITIONS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3502 -- Rep. W. McLeod: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTIONS 9-1-1605 AND 9-11-95 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE LIMITATION ON THE AMOUNT OF EARNINGS IN A FISCAL YEAR A RETIREE MAY RECEIVE UNDER THE STATE RETIREMENT SYSTEM, AND THE POLICE OFFICER'S RETIREMENT SYSTEM RESPECTIVELY WITHOUT THE LOSS OF RETIREMENT BENEFITS DOES NOT APPLY TO THE EARNINGS A RETIRED MEMBER WHO IS CERTIFIED TO TEACH IN THIS STATE RECEIVES WHILE WORKING AS A CLASSROOM TEACHER IN AN ELEMENTARY OR SECONDARY PUBLIC SCHOOL OF THIS STATE AFTER RETIREMENT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3503 -- Rep. Lourie: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND ALL OF THE KINDERGARTEN AND FIRST GRADE TEACHERS AT SATCHEL FORD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, AND ESPECIALLY KINDERGARTEN TEACHER LISA COLLINS, FIRST GRADE TEACHER THELMA GRAHAM, AND PRINCIPAL VIRGINIA LACY, FOR THEIR OUTSTANDING LEADERSHIP AND INITIATIVE IN PURSUING A PROGRAM THAT RESULTED IN ALL OF SATCHEL FORD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL'S KINDERGARTEN AND FIRST GRADE STUDENTS BEING INTRODUCED TO THE WEALTH OF LIBRARY RESOURCES AND OBTAINING THEIR OWN INDIVIDUAL LIBRARY CARDS, AND ALSO TO CONGRATULATE ALL THE KINDERGARTEN AND FIRST GRADE STUDENTS AT SATCHEL FORD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL ON HAVING OBTAINED THEIR LIBRARY CARDS, AND TO WISH THEM WELL IN ALL OF THEIR EDUCATIONAL ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3504 -- Rep. R. Smith: A HOUSE RESOLUTION CONGRATULATING REVEREND AND MRS. THOMAS MASON, SR. OF AIKEN COUNTY ON THE HAPPY OCCASION OF THEIR FIFTIETH WEDDING ANNIVERSARY, FEBRUARY 26, 1999, AND EXTENDING TO THEM BEST WISHES FOR MANY MORE YEARS TOGETHER.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3505 -- Reps. M. McLeod, G. Brown, Canty, Neal and Woodrum: A HOUSE RESOLUTION CONGRATULATING JOYCE TURBEVILLE OF SUMTER COUNTY FOR BEING NAMED THE 1999 HUMAN RESOURCES PROFESSIONAL OF THE YEAR BY THE SOUTH CAROLINA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE AND THE SOUTH CAROLINA STATE COUNCIL OF THE SOCIETY FOR HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3506 -- Rep. Allison: A HOUSE RESOLUTION EXTENDING THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO A DELEGATION OF STUDENTS, PARENTS, AND OFFICIALS FROM THE SOUTH CAROLINA SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF AND THE BLIND ON WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 1999, AT A TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF BEING RECOGNIZED AND INTRODUCED AND A RENDERING OF A PERFORMANCE BY THE STUDENTS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3507 -- Reps. Sharpe, Allen, Allison, Altman, Askins, Bailey, Bales, Barfield, Barrett, Battle, Bauer, Beck, Bowers, Breeland, Campsen, Canty, Carnell, Cato, Chellis, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Cooper, Cotty, D. Smith, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Easterday, Edge, Emory, F. Smith, Fleming, G. Brown, Gamble, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, H. Brown, Hamilton, Harrell, Harris, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hawkins, Hayes, Hinson, Howard, Inabinett, J. Brown, J. Hines, J. Smith, Jennings, Keegan, Kelley, Kennedy, Kirsh, Klauber, Knotts, Koon, Lanford, Law, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, M. Hines, M. McLeod, Mack, Maddox, Martin, Mason, McCraw, McGee, McKay, McMahand, Meacham, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, Neal, Neilson, Ott, Parks, Phillips, Pinckney, Quinn, R. Smith, Rhoad, Rice, Riser, Robinson, Rodgers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scott, Seithel, Sheheen, Simrill, Stille, Stuart, T. Brown, Taylor, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Vaughn, W. McLeod, Walker, Webb, Whatley, Whipper, Wilder, Wilkes, Wilkins, Witherspoon, Woodrum and Young-Brickell: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND SOUTH CAROLINA'S FFA MEMBERS AND THE ADVISORS, SCHOOL ADMINISTRATORS, PARENTS, AND ALL WHO SUPPORT, PROMOTE, AND ENCOURAGE THESE OUTSTANDING STUDENTS OF NATURAL, ENVIRONMENTAL, AND AGRICULTURAL RESOURCES EDUCATION ON THE OCCASION OF THE OBSERVANCE AND CELEBRATION OF NATIONAL FFA WEEK, FEBRUARY 21-28, 1999.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3508 -- Reps. Campsen, Keegan, Edge, Martin, Gilham, Tripp, Meacham, Loftis, Maddox, R. Smith, Lanford, M. McLeod, Mason, Fleming, Kelley, Rice, Bales, Hayes, Wilkes, Allen, Vaughn and Harvin: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 12-6-3505 SO AS TO ALLOW A TAX CREDIT AGAINST THE SOUTH CAROLINA INCOME TAX LIABILITY OF A RESIDENT INDIVIDUAL FOR TUITION PAID BY THE TAXPAYER OR PURCHASES OF COMPUTER HARDWARE, EDUCATIONAL SOFTWARE, AND BOOKS MADE BY THE TAXPAYER ON BEHALF OF A DEPENDENT CLAIMED BY THE TAXPAYER ON THE TAXPAYER'S FEDERAL INCOME TAX RETURN; TO LIMIT THE CREDIT TO ONE THOUSAND DOLLARS FOR EACH DEPENDENT; TO PROVIDE THAT TUITION FOR WHICH THE CREDIT MAY BE CLAIMED AND THE AGE LIMIT ON THE STUDENT FOR WHICH THE COMPUTER HARDWARE, SOFTWARE, OR BOOK PURCHASES ARE MADE; TO ALLOW A FIVE-YEAR CARRYFORWARD FOR UNUSED CREDIT; AND TO AUTHORIZE THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE TO REQUIRE APPROPRIATE DOCUMENTATION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3509 -- Reps. Simrill, Mason, Robinson, Moody-Lawrence, Altman, Davenport, Hamilton, Kirsh, Leach, Meacham, Neal and Sandifer: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 13, TITLE 16, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO FORGERY, LARCENY, AND SIMILAR OFFENSES, BY ADDING ARTICLE 2, ENTITLED THE "PERSONAL FINANCIAL SECURITY ACT" SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE OFFENSE OF FINANCIAL IDENTITY FRAUD AND PENALTIES FOR VIOLATION; AND TO FURTHER AMEND CHAPTER 13, TITLE 16 BY DESIGNATING SECTION 16-13-10 THROUGH 16-13-490 AS ARTICLE 1 OF THAT CHAPTER.
Introduced and Committed
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3rd Reading
Amended

H. 3510 -- Rep. Simrill: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-2930, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE PROHIBITION AGAINST OPERATING A MOTOR VEHICLE WHILE UNDER THE INFLUENCE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IT IS UNLAWFUL TO OPERATE A MOTOR VEHICLE WITH AN ALCOHOL CONCENTRATION OF TEN ONE-HUNDREDTHS OF ONE PERCENT; AND BY AMENDING SECTION 56-5-2950, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO A DRIVER'S IMPLIED CONSENT TO BE TESTED FOR ALCOHOL OR DRUGS, SO AS TO REVISE THE TESTING PROCEDURE, AND TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON WHO HAS AN ALCOHOL CONCENTRATION OF TEN-ONE-HUNDREDTHS OF ONE PERCENT OR MORE IS CONCLUSIVELY PRESUMED TO HAVE AN ILLEGAL ALCOHOL CONCENTRATION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3511 -- Reps. Scott, Allen, Allison, Altman, Askins, Bailey, Bales, Barfield, Barrett, Battle, Bauer, Beck, Bowers, Breeland, Campsen, Canty, Carnell, Cato, Chellis, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Cooper, Cotty, D. Smith, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Easterday, Edge, Emory, F. Smith, Fleming, G. Brown, Gamble, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, H. Brown, Hamilton, Harrell, Harris, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hawkins, Hayes, Hinson, Howard, Inabinett, J. Brown, J. Hines, J. Smith, Jennings, Keegan, Kelley, Kennedy, Kirsh, Klauber, Knotts, Koon, Lanford, Law, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, M. Hines, M. McLeod, Mack, Maddox, Martin, Mason, McCraw, McGee, McKay, McMahand, Meacham, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, Neal, Neilson, Ott, Parks, Phillips, Pinckney, Quinn, R. Smith, Rhoad, Rice, Riser, Robinson, Rodgers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Seithel, Sharpe, Sheheen, Simrill, Stille, Stuart, T. Brown, Taylor, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Vaughn, W. McLeod, Walker, Webb, Whatley, Whipper, Wilder, Wilkes, Wilkins, Witherspoon, Woodrum and Young-Brickell: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE MRS. CATHY B. NOVINGER, SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT FOR ADMINISTRATION, GOVERNMENTAL AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS FOR SCANA CORPORATION, FOR HER NEARLY THIRTY YEARS OF OUTSTANDING SERVICE TO THE SCANA CORPORATION AND HER HUMANITARIAN SERVICE TO THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3512 -- Reps. Kelley, Allen, Allison, Altman, Askins, Bailey, Bales, Barfield, Barrett, Battle, Bauer, Beck, Bowers, Breeland, Campsen, Canty, Carnell, Cato, Chellis, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Cooper, Cotty, D. Smith, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Easterday, Edge, Emory, F. Smith, Fleming, G. Brown, Gamble, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, H. Brown, Hamilton, Harrell, Harris, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hawkins, Hayes, Hinson, Howard, Inabinett, J. Brown, J. Hines, J. Smith, Jennings, Keegan, Kennedy, Kirsh, Klauber, Knotts, Koon, Lanford, Law, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, M. Hines, M. McLeod, Mack, Maddox, Martin, Mason, McCraw, McGee, McKay, McMahand, Meacham, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, Neal, Neilson, Ott, Parks, Phillips, Pinckney, Quinn, R. Smith, Rhoad, Rice, Riser, Robinson, Rodgers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scott, Seithel, Sharpe, Sheheen, Simrill, Stille, Stuart, T. Brown, Taylor, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Vaughn, W. McLeod, Walker, Webb, Whatley, Whipper, Wilder, Wilkes, Wilkins, Witherspoon, Woodrum and Young-Brickell: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION WELCOMING ARCHBISHOP DESMOND TUTU, ARCHBISHOP OF CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA, TO SOUTH CAROLINA, RECOGNIZING HIS MANY CONTRIBUTIONS TO PEACE IN SOUTH AFRICA, AND WISHING HIM WELL IN HIS STAY AS HE SPEAKS AT COASTAL CAROLINA UNIVERSITY ON FEBRUARY 18, 1999.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3513 -- Reps. Kirsh, Gamble and Law: A BILL TO AMEND TITLE 37, OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA CODE OF LAWS, 1976, RELATING TO THE CONSUMER PROTECTION CODE, BY ADDING CHAPTER 17 SO AS TO ENACT THE "SOUTH CAROLINA TITLE LENDERS ACT", WHICH ESTABLISHES A LICENSURE AND REGULATION FRAMEWORK FOR A PERSON IN THE BUSINESS OF LENDING MONEY ON THE SECURITY OF A MOTOR VEHICLE CERTIFICATE OF TITLE, INCLUDING CIVIL AND CRIMINAL PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS OF THE ACT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3514 -- Reps. Kirsh, Gamble and Law: A BILL TO AMEND PART 7, CHAPTER 2, TITLE 37, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO A CONSUMER RENTAL-PURCHASE AGREEMENT, BY ADDING SECTION 37-2-715 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE REGISTRATION OF A CONSUMER RENTAL-PURCHASE LESSOR WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF CONSUMER AFFAIRS; BY ADDING SECTION 37-2-716 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE SALE OF INSURANCE IN CONNECTION WITH A CONSUMER RENTAL-PURCHASE TRANSACTION PURSUANT TO SPECIFIED REQUIREMENTS; AND BY ADDING SECTION 37-2-717 SO AS TO PROHIBIT THE IMPOSITION OF UNAUTHORIZED CHARGES IN A CONSUMER RENTAL-PURCHASE TRANSACTION; TO AMEND SECTION 37-2-702, RELATING TO DISCLOSURES IN A CONSUMER RENTAL-PURCHASE TRANSACTION, SO AS TO REQUIRE DISCLOSURE OF A CASH SALES PRICE AND TO MAKE TECHNICAL CHANGES TO DESIGNATIONS OF PROVISIONS; AND TO REPEAL SECTION 37-6-204 RELATING TO CERTAIN NOTIFICATIONS FOR PERSONS ENGAGED IN RENTAL-PURCHASE BUSINESS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3515 -- Reps. Kirsh, Gamble and Law: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 34-39-120, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS FOR PURPOSES OF DEFERRED PRESENTMENT SERVICES, SO AS TO DEFINE "CASH ADVANCE"; TO AMEND SECTION 34-39-180, RELATING TO RESTRICTIONS ON AND REQUIREMENTS FOR DEFERRED PRESENTMENT OF A CHECK, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE FACE AMOUNT OF A CHECK TAKEN FOR DEFERRED PRESENTMENT OR DEPOSIT, INCLUDING THE CASH ADVANCE MADE TO THE CUSTOMER AND THE FEE IMPOSED BY THE DEFERRED PRESENTMENT SERVICE, MUST NOT EXCEED THREE HUNDRED FORTY-FIVE DOLLARS; TO AMEND SECTION 34-39-200, RELATING TO LIMITATIONS ON ACTIVITIES OF A DEFERRED PRESENTMENT LICENSEE, SO AS TO DEFINE A "MONEY TRANSMISSION SERVICE" FOR PURPOSES OF CERTAIN EXEMPTIONS FROM THE LIMITATIONS; TO AMEND SECTION 34-41-20, RELATING TO LICENSE REQUIREMENTS FOR CHECK CASHING SERVICES, SO AS TO REQUIRE A SEPARATE LICENSE FOR EACH BUSINESS LOCATION; TO AMEND SECTION 34-41-30, RELATING TO EXEMPTIONS FROM CHECK CASHING SERVICES LAW, SO AS TO REDEFINE THE EXEMPTION TO ALLOW RETAIL SELLERS TO CHARGE UP TO TWO DOLLARS, RATHER THAN NO CONSIDERATION, FOR CASHING A CHECK; TO AMEND SECTION 34-41-40, RELATING TO CHECK CASHING SERVICE LICENSE APPLICATIONS, SO AS TO REVISE THE INVESTIGATION AND LICENSE FEES; TO AMEND SECTION 34-41-60, RELATING TO RESTRICTIONS ON AND REQUIREMENTS FOR CHECK CASHING SERVICES, SO AS TO DELETE THE REQUIREMENT OF A WRITTEN AGREEMENT; AND TO AMEND SECTION 34-41-80, RELATING TO LIMITATIONS ON ACTIVITIES OF A CHECK CASHING LICENSEE, SO AS TO DEFINE A "MONEY TRANSMISSION SERVICE" FOR PURPOSES OF CERTAIN EXEMPTIONS FROM THE LIMITATIONS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3516 -- Reps. Witherspoon and Riser: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 50-11-10, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA 1976, RELATING TO HUNTING MIGRATORY BIRDS, SO AS TO PROHIBIT TRESPASSING WHILE HUNTING WATERFOWL, TAKING WATERFOWL OVER BAIT, TAKING MORE THAN ONE WATERFOWL OVER THE LEGAL LIMIT, HUNTING WATERFOWL OUT OF SEASON, AND HUNTING WATERFOWL BEFORE OR AFTER DESIGNATED SHOOTING HOURS, AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3517 -- Reps. Kennedy, Harvin, Breeland, Gourdine, M. Hines and Maddox: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 59-63-230, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO NOTICES TO PARENTS OF A STUDENT'S SUSPENSION AND CONFERENCES WITH THE PARENT OR GUARDIAN AS A RESULT OF THE SUSPENSION SO AS TO REQUIRE CONFERENCES BEFORE A STUDENT WHO HAS BEEN SUSPENDED SHALL BE ALLOWED TO RE-ENTER SCHOOL AND TO PERMIT A SCHOOL BOARD TO REQUIRE THE SHADOWING OF A STUDENT BY HIS PARENTS OR GUARDIAN AS A CONDITION OF RE-ADMISSION IF THE STUDENT HAS BEEN SUSPENDED AT LEAST TWICE BEFORE DURING THAT SCHOOL YEAR.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3518 -- Reps. Barfield, Sharpe, Wilder, McKay, Altman, Lloyd, Maddox, Fleming, Parks, Delleney, T. Brown, Harrison, Cotty, Kelley, Leach, Phillips, Rutherford and Witherspoon: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 56-5-1940 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER HAS THE DISCRETION TO CHARGE A PERSON WITH CARELESS OPERATION OF A VEHICLE AS DEFINED BY LOCAL ORDINANCE IN LIEU OF DRIVING TOO FAST FOR CONDITIONS OR SPEEDING; AND TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-720, RELATING TO THE POINT SYSTEM FOR THE EVALUATION OF A PERSON'S DRIVING RECORD, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT CARELESS OPERATION IS A ZERO POINT VIOLATION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3519 -- Reps. Knotts, Wilkins, Harrison and Altman: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 23, TITLE 17, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO CRIMINAL PLEADING AND TRIAL, BY ADDING SECTION 17-23-155 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT, WITH EXCEPTIONS, SOLICITORS MUST CALL CASES FOR TRIAL WITHIN ONE YEAR OF THE INDICTMENT, AND TO PROVIDE THAT, WITH EXCEPTIONS, THE STATE MUST PRESENT AN INDICTMENT WITHIN NINETY DAYS AFTER A WARRANT HAS BEEN ISSUED.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3520 -- Reps. Knotts, Ott and M. McLeod: A BILL TO AMEND ARTICLE 5, CHAPTER 3, TITLE 22, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE CRIMINAL JURISDICTION OF MAGISTRATES' COURTS, BY ADDING SECTION 22-3-555 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT, WITH EXCEPTIONS, CRIMINAL CASES IN MAGISTRATES' COURT MUST BE DISPOSED OF WITHIN SIX MONTHS OF ARREST; AND TO AMEND SECTION 14-25-45, RELATING TO THE JURISDICTION OF MUNICIPAL COURTS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT, WITH EXCEPTIONS, CASES IN MUNICIPAL COURT MUST BE DISPOSED OF WITHIN SIX MONTHS OF ARREST.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3521 -- Reps. Kirsh, J. Brown, Clyburn, Meacham, Neal and Simrill: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 37, TITLE 40, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO OPTOMETRISTS, SO AS TO CONFORM THIS CHAPTER TO THE STATUTORY AND ADMINISTRATIVE ORGANIZATIONAL FRAMEWORK ESTABLISHED FOR PROFESSIONAL AND OCCUPATIONAL BOARDS IN CHAPTER 1, TITLE 40, AND TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THE LICENSURE AND REGULATION OF OPTOMETRISTS INCLUDING CLARIFYING THAT THERAPEUTICALLY- CERTIFIED, OPTOMETRIC EDUCATION COURSES MAY BE TAKEN WHILE ATTENDING SCHOOL RATHER THAN AFTER GRADUATION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3522 -- Rep. Altman: A BILL TO MAKE FINDINGS WITH RESPECT TO THE SPECIAL NEEDS OF THE MEDICAL UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA'S HOSPITALS AND CLINICS; AND TO AMEND SECTION 59-123-60, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO ORGANIZATION AND POWERS OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE MEDICAL UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE MEDICAL UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA SHALL BE THE GOVERNING BODY OF THE MEDICAL UNIVERSITY HOSPITALS AND CLINICS, TO PROVIDE THAT WHEN THE BOARD FUNCTIONS IN ITS CAPACITY AS GOVERNING AUTHORITY OF THE HOSPITAL AND CLINICS, THE BOARD IS DESIGNATED AS THE MEDICAL UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL AUTHORITY, TO PROVIDE FOR THE POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE BOARD ACTING AS THE MEDICAL UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL AUTHORITY, TO PROVIDE THAT REVENUES OF THE MEDICAL UNIVERSITY AND MEDICAL UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL, AND CERTAIN PRACTICE PLAN FUNDS ARE CONSIDERED PUBLIC FUNDS, MUST BE EXPENDED FOR A PUBLIC PURPOSE, AND TO PROVIDE FOR EXPENDITURES WHICH ARE NOT CONSIDERED AS BEING FOR A PUBLIC PURPOSE, TO PROVIDE FOR THE MANNER IN WHICH THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT APPLIES TO FACULTY PRACTICE PLANS, TO PROHIBIT MEMBERS OF THE BOARD AND OFFICERS AND DEANS OF THE UNIVERSITY INCLUDING A CURRENT OR FORMER PRESIDENT FROM HAVING CERTAIN OWNERSHIP OR FINANCIAL INTERESTS IN BUSINESSES CONTRACTING WITH OR PROPERTY ACQUIRED BY THE UNIVERSITY OR ITS SUBSIDIARIES OR AFFILIATES, AND TO PROVIDE THAT BEGINNING IN FISCAL YEAR 2000-2001, STATE APPROPRIATIONS FOR THE MEDICAL UNIVERSITY FOR SUPPORT OF THE MEDICAL UNIVERSITY HOSPITALS AND CLINICS SHALL BE REDIRECTED IN A SPECIFIED MANNER.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Amended
Senate Amendments Amended
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Point of Order
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Message from Senate
Ratified

H. 3523 -- Rep. Davenport: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION RECOGNIZING DR. ROGER SHEALY OF BOILING SPRINGS FOR HIS DEDICATION, COMMITMENT, AND EXCELLENCE IN SERVING HIS PATIENTS, THE MEDICAL PROFESSION, AND HIS COMMUNITY.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3524 -- Rep. Davenport: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND CONGRATULATE JANE HARMON AND GINGER MORROW OF INMAN, SOUTH CAROLINA, PROPRIETORS OF DELIGHTFUL DISHES, ON THEIR OUTSTANDING RESTAURANT AND CATERING BUSINESS AND TO WISH THEM MANY MORE YEARS OF SUCCESS IN THIS ENDEAVOR.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3525 -- Rep. Scott: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 38-53-10, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS ASSOCIATED WITH THE PROVISIONS RELATING TO BAIL BONDSMEN AND RUNNERS, SO AS TO REVISE THE DEFINITION OF RUNNER AND TO FURTHER PROVIDE THAT RUNNERS MAY EXECUTE BONDS ON BEHALF OF A LICENSED BONDSMAN WHEN A POWER OF ATTORNEY HAS BEEN RECORDED; TO AMEND SECTION 38-53-200, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE SIGNING OF BONDS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PROFESSIONAL OR SURETY BONDSMAN MAY NOT GIVE POWER OF ATTORNEY TO, OR AUTHORIZE A PERSON TO COUNTERSIGN HIS NAME TO BONDS UNLESS THE AUTHORIZED PERSON IS A LICENSED BONDSMAN OR RUNNER EMPLOYED BY THE BONDSMAN GIVING POWER OF ATTORNEY, AND TO DELETE ONLY THE REQUIREMENT THAT POWERS OF ATTORNEY AND REVOCATIONS OF POWERS OF ATTORNEY ISSUED BY AN INSURER APPOINTING SURETY BONDSMEN BE FILED WITH THE CLERK OF COURT; AND BY ADDING SECTION 38-53-102 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE LICENSE OF A BAIL BONDSMAN, HIS ASSOCIATES, AFFILIATES, OR RUNNERS WHO REFER DEFENDANTS TO A PARTICULAR ATTORNEY OR LAW FIRM MUST BE SUSPENDED.
Introduced
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Committed
Other proceedings
Other proceedings
Point of Order
Point of Order
Enrolled
Conference Committee
Free Conference Committee
Report of Free Conference Committee
Adopted
Message to Senate
Message to Senate
Message to Senate
Message from Senate
Message from Senate
Message from Senate
Message from Senate
Message from Senate
Ratified

H. 3526 -- Reps. Jennings and Harris: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE MARLBORO COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL "BULLDOGS" FOOTBALL TEAM, COACHES, AND OTHER SCHOOL OFFICIALS ON WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 1999, AT A TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF BEING RECOGNIZED AND CONGRATULATED ON WINNING THE 1998 CLASS AAAA-DIVISION II STATE FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3527 -- Reps. Jennings and Harris: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE CONGRATULATIONS OF THE MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA TO THE MARLBORO COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL "BULLDOGS" FOOTBALL TEAM AND THEIR COACHES FOR AN EXCEPTIONAL UNDEFEATED SEASON AND ON CAPTURING THE 1998 CLASS AAAA-DIVISION II STATE FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3528 -- Reps. Witherspoon, Edge, Battle, Bowers, Dantzler, Emory, Inabinett, Law, Limehouse, Mason, Miller, Rhoad, Riser and Vaughn: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 50-9-510, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO LICENSES AUTHORIZED FOR SALE, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE SALE OF A HABITAT PASSPORT FOR THE PRIVILEGE OF USING DESIGNATED WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AREAS OR DESIGNATED HERITAGE TRUST AREAS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3529 -- Rep. D. Smith: A BILL TO ENACT "THE EQUALIZATION OF DEFENDANTS' AND VICTIMS' RIGHTS ACT OF 1999", INCLUDING PROVISIONS TO AMEND SECTION 14-7-130, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE PREPARATION OF CIRCUIT COURT JURY LISTS FROM A TAPE OF THOSE PERSONS HOLDING A VALID SOUTH CAROLINA DRIVER'S LICENSE OR IDENTIFICATION CARD, SO AS TO DELETE THIS PROVISION AND PROVIDE THAT THESE JURY LISTS MUST BE PREPARED BY THE STATE ELECTION COMMISSION FROM THE NAMES OF THE REGISTERED VOTERS IN THE COUNTY; TO AMEND SECTION 14-7-810, RELATING TO THE ENUMERATION OF DISQUALIFICATIONS FOR JURY SERVICE, SO AS TO PROVIDE A PERSON CONVICTED OF A CRIME PUNISHABLE BY IMPRISONMENT FOR MORE THAN SIXTY DAYS IS NOT QUALIFIED TO SERVE ON A JURY; TO AMEND SECTION 14-7-1010, RELATING TO THE ASCERTAINMENT OF QUALIFICATIONS OF JURORS BY THE PRESIDING JUDGE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT JURORS DISCLOSE ANY PENDING CRIMINAL CHARGES, IF ANY, TO THE PRESIDING JUDGE OF GENERAL SESSIONS COURT, AND TO PROVIDE FURTHER THAT THE JUDGE SHALL DISQUALIFY A JUROR WHO HAS CRIMINAL CHARGES PENDING IN GENERAL SESSIONS COURT IN ANY CIRCUIT OF THE STATE; TO AMEND SECTION 14-7-1110, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE NUMBER OF PEREMPTORY CHALLENGES FOR DEFENDANTS AND THE STATE IN CRIMINAL CASES, SO AS TO EQUALIZE THE NUMBER OF PEREMPTORY CHALLENGES ALLOWED TO DEFENDANTS AND THE STATE; TO AMEND SECTION 14-7-1120, RELATING TO THE NUMBER OF PEREMPTORY CHALLENGES OF ALTERNATE JURORS IN CRIMINAL CASES, SO AS TO EQUALIZE THE NUMBER OF PEREMPTORY CHALLENGES ALLOWED TO DEFENDANTS AND THE STATE; TO AMEND CHAPTER 1, TITLE 17, RELATING TO GENERAL PROVISIONS FOR CRIMINAL PROCEDURES BY ADDING SECTION 17-1-60 SO AS TO PROVIDE THE COURT SHALL ORDER THE DEFENSE TO PRODUCE ITS PROSPECTIVE WITNESS LIST UPON REQUEST OF THE PROSECUTION IF THE PROSECUTION IS REQUIRED TO DISCLOSE ITS PROSPECTIVE WITNESS LIST TO THE DEFENDANT; TO AMEND SECTION 17-19-20, RELATING TO THE SUFFICIENCY OF THE INDICTMENT, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE SUFFICIENCY OF AN INDICTMENT CHARGING A PERSON WITH THE COMMISSION OF MORE THAN ONE CRIME.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3530 -- Rep. Altman: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 16-9-10, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE OFFENSE OF PERJURY, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT WILFULLY GIVING FALSE, MISLEADING, OR INCOMPLETE TESTIMONY UNDER OATH CONCERNING CONSENSUAL SEXUAL ACTIVITY BETWEEN ADULTS IN ANY COURT OF RECORD, ADMINISTRATIVE, OR REGULATORY PROCEEDING IS NOT PERJURY AND NOT PUNISHABLE UNDER THIS SECTION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3531 -- Reps. Harrison and Wilkins: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 41-29-10, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE EMPLOYMENT SECURITY COMMISSION AND THEIR TERMS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT EACH OFFICE IS SEPARATE AND NUMBERED, AND TO PROVIDE THAT ELECTIONS MUST BE FOR A SPECIFIC, NUMBERED SEAT ON THE COMMISSION.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Objection
Point of Order

H. 3532 -- Reps. Fleming, Loftis, Townsend, Whatley, Clyburn, Lanford, Mason, Edge, Altman, McCraw, Scott, Stuart, Harris, Dantzler, Allison, Wilkins, Harrison, Gourdine, D. Smith, Howard, Tripp, Harrell, Webb, Bailey, Barfield, Bauer, Beck, G. Brown, Campsen, Canty, Cato, Chellis, Cooper, Cotty, Delleney, Easterday, Emory, Gamble, Hamilton, Harvin, Hawkins, J. Hines, Jennings, Kelley, Klauber, Knotts, Leach, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lucas, Maddox, Martin, McGee, McKay, M. McLeod, W. McLeod, Neal, Phillips, Pinckney, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Robinson, Rodgers, Sandifer, Sheheen, Simrill, F. Smith, R. Smith, Taylor, Trotter, Whipper, Witherspoon, Woodrum and Young-Brickell: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-3-620, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO MOTOR VEHICLE REGISTRATION FEES FOR CERTAIN PRIVATE PASSENGER MOTOR VEHICLES, SO AS TO REVISE THE FEE FOR PERSONS SIXTY-FIVE YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER WHO REGISTER A PROPERTY-CARRYING VEHICLE WITH A GROSS WEIGHT OF FIVE THOUSAND POUNDS OR LESS.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Debate Adjourned
Point of Order

H. 3533 -- Reps. D. Smith, Wilkins and Rodgers: A BILL TO AMEND SECTIONS 24-21-645, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PAROLE AND THE REVIEW, EVERY TWO YEARS, OF THE CASE OF A PRISONER CONFINED FOR THE COMMISSION OF A VIOLENT CRIME, AND TO AMEND SECTION 24-21-650, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE ORDER OF PAROLE, SO AS TO PROVIDE A PERIOD OF UP TO FIVE YEARS BETWEEN PAROLE HEARINGS IF THE BOARD FINDS IT IS NOT REASONABLE TO EXPECT THAT A PAROLE WOULD BE GRANTED AT A HEARING HELD EARLIER, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE BOARD SHALL ADOPT PROCEDURES RELATING TO THE CRITERIA FOR SETTING A HEARING BETWEEN TWO AND FIVE YEARS.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3534 -- Rep. Simrill: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-3650, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO CERTAIN EQUIPMENT THAT MUST BE MAINTAINED ON A MOTORCYCLE, SO AS TO DELETE THE PROVISION THAT REGULATES THE HEIGHT OF MOTORCYCLE HANDLEBARS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3535 -- Rep. Edge: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 27-31-20, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE DEFINITIONS OF "BUILDING", "GENERAL COMMON ELEMENTS", AND "PROPERTY" IN THE HORIZONTAL PROPERTY ACT, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THESE DEFINITIONS APPLY TO EXISTING, PROPOSED, OR TO BE CONSTRUCTED STRUCTURES, COMMON ELEMENTS, OR LAND AND BUILDINGS AS APPROPRIATE; TO AMEND SECTION 27-31-30, RELATING TO THE PROVISIONS APPLICABLE TO THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A HORIZONTAL PROPERTY REGIME, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT PROPERTY MAY BE SUBMITTED TO SUCH A REGIME PRIOR TO CONSTRUCTION OR THE COMPLETION OF ANY BUILDING, APARTMENT, IMPROVEMENTS, OR STRUCTURES ON THE PROPERTY UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS; TO AMEND SECTION 27-31-100, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE HORIZONTAL PROPERTY ACT AND THE CONTENTS OF THE MASTER DEED OR LEASE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE MASTER DEED OR LEASE SHALL SET FORTH THE DESCRIPTION OF THE LAND, WHETHER LEASED OR IN FEE SIMPLE, AND THE BUILDING OR BUILDINGS IN EXISTENCE OR TO BE CONSTRUCTED, IF APPLICABLE, AND THEIR RESPECTIVE AREAS; AND TO AMEND SECTION 27-31-110, RELATING TO THE HORIZONTAL PROPERTY ACT AND THE REQUIREMENT THAT THE PLOT PLAN AND BUILDING PLAN ACCOMPANY THE MASTER DEED OR LEASE, SO AS TO EXTEND THE PROVISIONS OF THE SECTION TO PROPOSED OR ANTICIPATED BUILDINGS OR CONSTRUCTION, AS WELL AS BUILDINGS OR CONSTRUCTION ALREADY EXISTING.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Senate Amendments Amended
Debate Adjourned
Other proceedings
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Ratified

H. 3536 -- Reps. Inabinett, Breeland, J. Brown, Carnell, Davenport, Gourdine, J. Hines, M. Hines, Lee, Lloyd, Mack, Mason, Moody-Lawrence, Phillips, Pinckney, Rutherford and Whipper: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION REQUESTING THE STAFFS OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES WAYS AND MEANS COMMITTEE AND THE SENATE FINANCE COMMITTEE TO STUDY THE ISSUE OF INCREASING LEGISLATIVE PAY AFTER THE ELECTION IN THE YEAR 2000 AND TO REPORT BACK TO THEIR COMMITTEES AND TO THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY BY JUNE 1, 1999 ON THEIR FINDINGS.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor removed

H. 3537 -- Rep. Davenport: A HOUSE RESOLUTION COMMENDING DR. GILBERT HUNT, PROFESSOR OF EDUCATION AT COASTAL CAROLINA UNIVERSITY, FOR HIS OUTSTANDING TEACHING AND THE GREAT IMPACT HE IS HAVING ON THE LIVES AND CAREERS OF HIS STUDENTS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3538 -- Rep. H. Brown: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION EXPRESSING THE APPRECIATION OF THE MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO THE HONORABLE HARRY W. MILEY, JR., PH.D., FOR HIS DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AS CHAIRMAN OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA BOARD OF ECONOMIC ADVISORS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3539 -- Rep. D. Smith: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO PROVIDE THAT THE STAFF SERVING THE MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES IS NOT REQUIRED TO WORK ON GOOD FRIDAY, APRIL 2, 1999.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3540 -- Reps. J. Brown, Scott, Howard and Mack: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 24 OF TITLE 17, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO MENTALLY ILL OR INSANE DEFENDANTS, SO AS TO ENACT THE MENTALLY ILL DEFENDANT ACT WHICH INCLUDES PROVISIONS TO REVISE PROCEDURAL SAFEGUARDS IN THE PROSECUTION OF THESE DEFENDANTS AND TO REQUIRE ADEQUATE CARE AND INDIVIDUALIZED TREATMENT FOR THESE DEFENDANTS INCLUDING REQUIRING THE DEPARTMENT OF MENTAL HEALTH TO DEVELOP A MENTALLY ILL DEFENDANT PROGRAM AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE COMPONENTS OF THE PROGRAM; TO AMEND ARTICLE 5 OF CHAPTER 23 OF TITLE 44, RELATING TO FITNESS TO STAND TRIAL, SO AS TO REVISE PROCEDURAL SAFEGUARDS AND PROVIDE A PROCEDURE FOR PERSONS COMMITTED TO APPLY FOR CONDITIONAL RELEASE AND REQUIRE THE MENTALLY ILL DEFENDANT PROGRAM TO MONITOR RELEASED PERSONS; TO AMEND SECTION 44-9-100, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO POWERS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF MENTAL HEATH, SO AS TO INCLUDE THE AUTHORITY TO PROMULGATE REGULATIONS RELATIVE TO CHAPTER 28, TITLE 17 AND ARTICLE 5 OF CHAPTER 23 OF TITLE 44; TO AMEND SECTION 44-13-30, RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF MENTAL HEALTH TRANSFERRING NONRESIDENT PATIENTS TO THEIR STATE OF RESIDENCY, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THIS DOES NOT APPLY TO PATIENTS COMMITTED PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 24 OF TITLE 17 OR ARTICLE 5 OF CHAPTER 23 OF TITLE 44; TO AMEND SECTION 44-22-100, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO EXCEPTIONS TO THE CONFIDENTIALITY OF RECORDS MAINTAINED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF MENTAL HEALTH, SO AS TO INCLUDE RECORDS RELATIVE TO THE PROVISIONS OF CHAPTER 23 OF TITLE 17 OR ARTICLE 5 OF CHAPTER 23 OF TITLE 44 IF DISCLOSURE IS NECESSARY TO CARRY OUT THOSE PROVISIONS; AND TO AMEND SECTION 44-23-210, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO TRANSFERRING PATIENTS BETWEEN MENTAL HEALTH AND MENTAL RETARDATION FACILITIES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE SECTION DOES NOT APPLY TO PERSONS COMMITTED PURSUANT TO THE MENTALLY ILL DEFENDANT PROGRAM.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3541 -- Reps. Clyburn, Gourdine, J. Hines, Howard, Mack and Neal: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 42-17-60, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA WORKERS' COMPENSATION LAW, THE AWARD PROCEDURE, CONCLUSIVENESS OF THE AWARD, APPEAL, AND PAYMENT OF WORKERS' COMPENSATION DURING APPEAL, SO AS TO REQUIRE THE APPELLANT TO GIVE NOTICE TO THE WORKERS' COMPENSATION COMMISSION, WITHIN THE STATUTORY TIME LIMITS, OF ANY NOTICES OF APPEAL, ACTIONS TAKEN, OR ORDERS ISSUED BY ANY CIRCUIT COURT, THE COURT OF APPEALS, OR THE SUPREME COURT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3542 -- Reps. Clyburn and J. Hines: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 42-1-380, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO AN EMPLOYER'S WAIVER OF THE EXEMPTION FROM THE MANDATORY PROVISIONS OF TITLE 42, THE SOUTH CAROLINA WORKERS' COMPENSATION LAW, SO AS TO PERMIT COMING IN UNDER TITLE 42 BY PURCHASING WORKERS' COMPENSATION INSURANCE OR BY OPERATING UNDER AN APPROVED SELF-INSURANCE PROGRAM.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3543 -- Reps. Clyburn, Howard, Gourdine, J. Hines, Mack and Neal: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 42-1-390, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO AN EMPLOYER'S WITHDRAWAL OF THE WAIVER OF EXEMPTION FROM TITLE 42, THE SOUTH CAROLINA WORKERS' COMPENSATION LAW, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT SUCH AN EMPLOYER MAY GIVE NOTICE OF THE WITHDRAWAL TO THE WORKERS' COMPENSATION COMMISSION BY CANCELING ITS WORKERS' COMPENSATION INSURANCE OR SELF-INSURANCE PRIVILEGES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3544 -- Reps. Clyburn, Howard, J. Hines, Gourdine, Mack and Neal: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 42-19-30, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA WORKERS' COMPENSATION LAW AND THE PENALTY FOR FAILURE TO MAKE REQUIRED REPORTS, SO AS TO CHANGE THE APPLICABLE PENALTY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3545 -- Reps. Clyburn, Howard, J. Hines, Mack and Neal: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 42-9-390, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE PAYMENT OF WORKERS' COMPENSATION AND VOLUNTARY SETTLEMENTS, SO AS TO DELETE THE REQUIREMENT THAT A COPY OF THE SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT MUST BE FILED BY THE EMPLOYER WITH, AND APPROVED BY ONLY ONE MEMBER OF, THE WORKERS' COMPENSATION COMMISSION IF THE EMPLOYEE IS REPRESENTED BY AN ATTORNEY, AND PROVIDE THAT, WHEN THE EMPLOYEE IS REPRESENTED BY AN ATTORNEY, THE EMPLOYER MUST FILE THE SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT WITH THE COMMISSION WITHIN FIVE DAYS OF CONSUMMATION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3546 -- Reps. Clyburn, Howard, Mack and Neal: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 42-9-270, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE PAYMENT OF WORKERS' COMPENSATION, NOTICE OF FINAL PAYMENT, AND THE PENALTY FOR FAILING TO GIVE THE REQUIRED NOTICE, SO AS TO CHANGE THE PENALTY WHICH MAY BE IMPOSED FOR THE FAILURE TO GIVE NOTICE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3547 -- Rep. Davenport: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 34-11-70, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO COLLECTION AND PROSECUTION PROCEDURES FOR CHECKS DRAWN WITH INSUFFICIENT FUNDS ON DEPOSIT, SO AS TO AUTHORIZE CHARGING TWENTY-FIVE OR THIRTY DOLLARS AS THE SERVICE CHARGE ON CHECKS OVER ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS RATHER THAN A TWENTY-FIVE DOLLAR SERVICE CHARGE ON ALL CHECKS; AND TO AMEND SECTION 34-11-60, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DRAWING AND UTTERING FRAUDULENT CHECKS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT FRAUDULENT CHECK REMEDIES AND PROCEDURES APPLY TO A CHECK GIVEN IN FULL OR PARTIAL PAYMENT OF ANY PREEXISTING DEBT, INSTEAD OF APPLYING ONLY TO THOSE PREEXISTING DEBTS RESULTING FROM A REVOLVING CREDIT ACCOUNT WHICH IS NOT A CONSUMER CREDIT TRANSACTION.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Amended
Debate Adjourned
Request for Debate
Point of Order
Enrolled
Ratified

H. 3548 -- Reps. Sharpe, Riser, Allen, Carnell, Cato, Davenport, Emory, Gilham, Hamilton, Inabinett, McGee, Robinson, Rodgers, Sandifer, Sheheen and Simrill: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-37-250, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE HOMESTEAD EXEMPTION FROM PROPERTY TAX, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE TRANSFER OF THE HOMESTEAD EXEMPTION WHEN A QUALIFIED TAXPAYER WHO HAS BEEN RECEIVING THE EXEMPTION IN THE COUNTY OF HIS LEGAL RESIDENCE CHANGES HIS LEGAL RESIDENCE TO ANOTHER COUNTY DURING THE TAX YEAR AND GIVES NOTICE OF THE TRANSFER BY SEPTEMBER FIFTEENTH OF THAT TAX YEAR, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE COUNTY AUDITOR'S OFFICE DETERMINE THAT THE REQUIREMENTS FOR THE TRANSFER OF THE EXEMPTION ARE SATISFIED.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3549 -- Reps. Sharpe, Inabinett, Law, Riser, Davenport and Witherspoon: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-60-1760, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE REQUIREMENT THAT A COUNTY MUST PAY REASONABLE ATTORNEY'S FEES, EXPENSES, DAMAGES, AND COSTS RESULTING FROM DEFENDING AN ACTION BROUGHT AGAINST A COUNTY OFFICER FOR PERFORMING A DUTY IMPOSED ON HIM BY TITLE 12 IF THE PLAINTIFF PREVAILS IN THE ACTION AND IT AFFECTS THE INTEREST OF THE COUNTY, SO AS TO DELETE THE REQUIREMENT THAT THE DUTY WAS IMPOSED BY TITLE 12 AND SUBSTITUTE THAT THE DUTY WAS IMPOSED BY LAW AND DELETE THE REQUIREMENT THAT THE PLAINTIFF MUST PREVAIL AND IT MUST AFFECT THE INTEREST OF THE COUNTY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3550 -- Reps. Rodgers, W. McLeod, Stuart, Martin, Allison, Gamble, Gilham, Lee, Meacham, Neilson, Parks and Young-Brickell: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 2-1-225 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT NO PERSON MAY BE APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR OR ELECTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO A STATE BOARD OR COMMISSION WHO HAS SERVED CONSECUTIVE FULL TERMS ON THAT BOARD OR COMMISSION WHICH TOTAL TWELVE YEARS OR MORE, AND PROVIDE FOR EXCEPTIONS TO AND THE OPERATION OF THE PROVISIONS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3551 -- Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING AND REGULATION, BOARD OF EXAMINERS IN OPTICIANRY, RELATING TO CONTINUING EDUCATION, LICENSURE, APPRENTICESHIPS, EXAMINATIONS, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 2354, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Point of Order

H. 3552 -- Reps. Harrison, D. Smith, J. Brown, Cobb-Hunter, Cotty, Harvin, Jennings, Klauber, Limehouse, Lourie, Maddox, Seithel, F. Smith, J. Smith, Stuart, Whipper and Wilkes: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-6520, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO MANDATORY USE OF SEAT BELTS, SO AS TO REQUIRE ALL PERSONS REGARDLESS OF AGE TO WEAR A SEAT BELT OR BE IN A CHILD RESTRAINT SYSTEM AS APPROPRIATE AND TO CONFORM THIS PROVISION WITH THE CHILD RESTRAINT PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 47, CHAPTER 5, TITLE 56; TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-6530, RELATING TO EXCEPTIONS FROM MANDATORY USE OF SEAT BELTS, SO AS TO DELETE AN EXCEPTION FOR CHILD RESTRAINT SYSTEMS IN ORDER TO CONFORM TO THESE PROVISIONS; TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-6540, RELATING TO THE PENALTIES AND ENFORCEMENT PROVISIONS OF MANDATORY SEAT BELT USE, SO AS TO AUTHORIZE PRIMARY ENFORCEMENT OF THE REQUIREMENT TO WEAR SEAT BELTS, TO INCREASE THE FINE FOR FAILURE TO WEAR A SEAT BELT, AND TO IMPOSE THE FINE ON THE DRIVER OF THE VEHICLE IF AN OCCUPANT UNDER THE AGE OF EIGHTEEN IS NOT WEARING A SEAT BELT.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Recorded vote
Proposed Amendment
Recommitted
Debate Adjourned
Objection
Request for Debate
Other proceedings
Point of Order
Point of Order

H. 3553 -- Rep. Campsen: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 20-7-8305, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO BOARD OF JUVENILE PAROLE REVIEWS OF CHILDREN COMMITTED TO THE DEPARTMENT OF JUVENILE JUSTICE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A JUVENILE COMMITTED FOR CERTAIN VIOLENT CRIMES DOES NOT HAVE THE RIGHT TO HAVE HIS CASE REVIEWED QUARTERLY AND THAT THE BOARD MAY CHOOSE INSTEAD TO CONDUCT ITS REVIEWS LESS FREQUENTLY, BUT AT LEAST ANNUALLY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3554 -- Rep. Lucas: A HOUSE RESOLUTION EXTENDING THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO MCBEE HIGH SCHOOL'S PAT EARLE ("OUTSTANDING AGRICULTURAL EDUCATOR OF THE YEAR" FOR 1998) AND THE MCBEE HIGH SCHOOL FFA, ON A DATE TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF BEING RECOGNIZED FOR THEIR ACCOMPLISHMENTS IN AGRICULTURAL EDUCATION.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3555 -- Reps. Allison and Rodgers: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 16-3-95 SO AS TO MAKE IT UNLAWFUL AND A FELONY TO INFLICT OR TO KNOWINGLY ALLOW A PERSON TO INFLICT GREAT BODILY HARM UPON A CHILD AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3556 -- Reps. G. Brown, Lucas, Allison, Breeland, J. Brown, T. Brown, Canty, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Gourdine, Govan, J. Hines, M. Hines, Howard, Inabinett, Kennedy, Lee, Lloyd, Mack, McMahand, Moody-Lawrence, Neal, Parks, Pinckney, Rutherford, Scott, F. Smith and Whipper: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE CURRENT MISS BLACK USA, CAROLINE MACK OF BISHOPVILLE IN LEE COUNTY, FOR THE PURPOSE OF BEING RECOGNIZED FOR HER OUTSTANDING REIGN AS MISS BLACK USA ON WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 1999, AT A TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3557 -- Reps. T. Brown, Allison, Altman, Bailey, Barfield, Barrett, Battle, Bauer, Beck, Bowers, Campsen, Carnell, Chellis, Clyburn, Cooper, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Easterday, Edge, Emory, G. Brown, Gamble, Gourdine, Govan, H. Brown, Hamilton, Harrell, Harris, Harrison, Harvin, Hawkins, Hayes, Howard, J. Brown, J. Hines, J. Smith, Jennings, Kelley, Kennedy, Kirsh, Klauber, Knotts, Law, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Lloyd, Lourie, Lucas, M. Hines, M. McLeod, Mack, Martin, Mason, McCraw, McGee, McKay, McMahand, Meacham, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, Neilson, Parks, Phillips, Quinn, R. Smith, Rhoad, Riser, Robinson, Rodgers, Sandifer, Scott, Seithel, Sharpe, Simrill, Stille, Stuart, Taylor, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Vaughn, W. McLeod, Whatley, Whipper, Wilder, Wilkes, Wilkins, Witherspoon, Woodrum, Young-Brickell and Cato: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 43-5-80 SO AS TO REQUIRE A WELFARE RECIPIENT TO MEET FOR ONE HOUR EACH SEMESTER WITH AT LEAST ONE TEACHER OF EACH OF THE RECIPIENT'S CHILDREN; TO REQUIRE THE PARENT AND TEACHER TO SIGN A FORM IN DUPLICATE AT THE TIME OF THE VISIT; AND TO TERMINATE WELFARE FOR ONE MONTH IF A RECIPIENT FAILS TO COMPLY WITH THIS SECTION.
Introduced and Committed
Other proceedings

H. 3558 -- Reps. Bailey, Cobb-Hunter and Young-Brickell: A BILL TO AMEND ACT 536 OF 1986, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DORCHESTER COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT 4 AND OTHER SCHOOL MATTERS OF THE COUNTY, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT TRUSTEES MUST BE ELECTED AT THE GENERAL ELECTION BEGINNING IN THE YEAR 2000.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Ratified

H. 3559 -- Reps. W. McLeod, Allen, Battle, Bowers, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Emory, Gourdine, Hayes, J. Hines, Howard, Jennings, Klauber, Lee, Lloyd, Mack, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, Neal, Ott, Pinckney, Taylor, Wilder and Bailey: A BILL TO AMEND TITLE 59, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING CHAPTER 146 SO AS TO AUTHORIZE THE ISSUANCE OF SCHOOL FACILITIES BONDS AS GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA AND TO PRESCRIBE THE TERMS, CONDITIONS, USES, AND DISTRIBUTION OF THE BONDS AND THEIR PROCEEDS.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3560 -- Rep. W. McLeod: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-36-2110, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE MAXIMUM SALES, USE, AND CASUAL EXCISE TAX ON VARIOUS ITEMS OF TANGIBLE PERSONAL PROPERTY, INCLUDING MOTOR VEHICLES, SO AS TO IN ALL INSTANCES RAISE THE MAXIMUM TAX FROM THREE HUNDRED TO FIVE HUNDRED DOLLARS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3561 -- Reps. Fleming, Littlejohn, Martin and Stille: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 38-71-730, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO REQUIREMENTS FOR GROUP ACCIDENT, GROUP HEALTH, AND GROUP ACCIDENT AND HEALTH INSURANCE POLICIES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT, IF ANY COMPANY OFFERS MEDICARE SUPPLEMENTAL HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE TO PERSONS UNDER SIXTY-FIVE YEARS OF AGE OR TO PERSONS SIXTY-FIVE YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER, THE COMPANY SHALL PROVIDE FOR AN OPEN ENROLLMENT PERIOD OF NOT LESS THAN SIX MONTHS AND NO SUCH PERSON DESIRING THE COVERAGE, AND APPLYING FOR IT, SHALL BE DENIED IT, AND TO PROVIDE FOR RELATED MATTERS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3562 -- Reps. Fleming, Vaughn, Knotts, Robinson, Walker, Edge, Kelley, Tripp, Hinson, Whatley, Limehouse, Young-Brickell, Law, Hayes, Witherspoon, Klauber, Riser, Altman, Hawkins, Leach, Mason, McCraw, McKay, Phillips, Rice, Simrill, Rodgers, Sandifer and Stille: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 24-13-70 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DIRECTOR OF THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS AND A PERSON CHARGED WITH THE OPERATION OF A DETENTION FACILITY SHALL REQUIRE CERTAIN INMATES TO WORK, RESTRICT THE TYPE OF TELEVISION SHOWS AN INMATE MAY VIEW, AND REQUIRE CERTAIN INMATES TO WORK ON CHAIN GANGS; TO AMEND SECTION 24-3-40, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE DISPOSITION OF WAGES OF PRISONERS ALLOWED TO WORK AT PAID EMPLOYMENT, SO AS TO REVISE THE DISPOSITION OF WAGES BY THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS; AND TO AMEND SECTION 24-13-80, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO CERTAIN COSTS TO BE BORNE BY INMATES, SO AS TO PROVIDE A DEFINITION FOR "ASSETS", "COSTS OF CARE", AND "DEPARTMENT", TO REVISE THE PROCEDURE THAT INMATES MUST COMPLY WITH TO SATISFY THESE COSTS, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE DIRECTOR OF THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS SHALL PERFORM A STUDY TO DETERMINE THE COSTS SAVINGS THE DEPARTMENT COULD REALIZE BY SERVING INMATES "MEALS READY TO EAT".
Introduced and Committed

H. 3563 -- Reps. Miller, Allen, Altman, Bailey, Bales, Barfield, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, T. Brown, Cato, Chellis, Clyburn, Cooper, Delleney, Edge, Emory, Gamble, Gourdine, Harris, Harrison, Harvin, Hayes, Howard, Inabinett, Jennings, Kelley, Lloyd, Mack, Maddox, Martin, McCraw, W. McLeod, Neal, Neilson, Parks, Phillips, Riser, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scott, Seithel, J. Smith, R. Smith, Stille, Stuart, Townsend, Whipper, Wilder, Wilkes and Witherspoon: A BILL TO ENACT THE "TELEMARKETING PRIVACY ACT" BY AMENDING CHAPTER 9, TITLE 58, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PUBLIC UTILITIES AND TELEPHONE, TELEGRAPH, AND EXPRESS COMPANIES BY ADDING ARTICLE 23 SO AS TO ENACT PROVISIONS ESTABLISHING TELEMARKETING PRIVACY IN THIS STATE, INCLUDING PROVISIONS FOR, AMONG OTHER THINGS, A DATABASE, CRIMINAL PENALTIES, INVESTIGATIONS BY THE PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION, THE ATTORNEY GENERAL, AND THE CIRCUIT SOLICITORS, AND THE SEEKING OF INJUNCTIVE AND OTHER RELIEF.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3564 -- Reps. Carnell, Bales, Allen, Barfield, Breeland, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Cooper, Delleney, Emory, Govan, J. Hines, M. Hines, Howard, Klauber, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Mack, McCraw, W. McLeod, Neal, Neilson, Ott, Parks, Phillips, Pinckney, Rhoad, Riser, Sharpe, Stille, Taylor, Whipper and Wilder: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-36-2110, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE MAXIMUM TAX ON THE SALE OF SPECIFIED ITEMS, SO AS TO PLACE A THREE HUNDRED DOLLAR SALES TAX CAP ON THE SALE OF CHURCH FURNITURE WHEN THE FURNITURE IS LOCATED IN THE CHURCH AND USED FOR CHURCH PURPOSES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3565 -- Reps. Hinson, Knotts, Dantzler, Law, Whatley, Battle, J. Brown, Campsen, Chellis, Clyburn, Davenport, Gourdine, McGee, McKay, Phillips, Stuart and Young-Brickell: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 59-149-50, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO ELIGIBILITY FOR LEGISLATIVE INCENTIVES FOR FUTURE EXCELLENCE (LIFE) SCHOLARSHIPS, SO AS TO DEFINE A 3.0 CUMULATIVE GRADE POINT AVERAGE AS AN EIGHTY OR ABOVE ON A HUNDRED-POINT SCALE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3566 -- Rep. Jennings: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 16-3-1070, AND BY AMENDING SECTION 43-35-85, RELATING TO PENALTIES FOR ABUSE, NEGLECT, OR EXPLOITATION OF A VULNERABLE ADULT, SO AS TO MOVE THESE PENALTIES TO SECTION 16-3-1070 IN ORDER TO BE IN THE CHAPTER RELATING TO "OFFENSES AGAINST THE PERSON".
Introduced and Committed

H. 3567 -- Reps. Walker, Allison, Davenport, Lanford, Lee, Littlejohn and D. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND ACT 499 OF 1998, RELATING TO THE DISTRIBUTION OF FOUNDATION MONIES BY THE SPARTANBURG COUNTY EDUCATION OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DISTRIBUTION IS BASED ON THE PREVAILING FUNDING FORMULA UTILIZED DURING THE 1993-94 SCHOOL YEAR.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Ratified

H. 3568 -- Reps. Altman and Harrison: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 16-15-115 SO AS TO PROVIDE A FORFEITURE PROCEDURE WITH RESPECT TO CASH THAT IS CONFISCATED FROM A PERSON ARRESTED FOR A PROSTITUTION VIOLATION; AND TO AMEND SECTION 16-15-110, RELATING TO PENALTIES FOR PROSTITUTION VIOLATIONS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT CASH CONFISCATED PURSUANT TO AN ARREST FOR PROSTITUTION IS SUBJECT TO FORFEITURE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3569 -- Rep. Bauer: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-36-2120, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO EXEMPTIONS FROM THE STATE SALES AND USE TAX, SO AS TO ADD AS AN EXEMPTION THE SALES PRICE OF SCHOOL YEARBOOKS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3570 -- Reps. Robinson, D. Smith, Simrill, Vaughn, Kirsh, Harrison, Moody-Lawrence, Tripp, Walker and Woodrum: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 12-21-2777 SO AS TO IMPOSE A TAX EQUAL TO NINE AND EIGHT-TENTHS PERCENT ON THE GROSS MACHINE INCOME OF VIDEO GAMES WITH A FREE PLAY FEATURE, TO PROVIDE FOR ITS REPORTING, PAYMENT, AND COLLECTION AND FOR THE USE OF THE REVENUES OF THE TAX, INCLUDING SOCIAL SERVICES FOR COMPULSIVE GAMBLERS, REVENUES TO OFFSET A SALES TAX EXEMPTION ON FOOD, AND FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL CONSTRUCTION; BY ADDING SECTION 12-21-2800 SO AS TO ESTABLISH THE VIDEO GAMES REGULATION AND ENFORCEMENT ADVISORY COMMITTEE; AND TO AMEND SECTION 12-36-2120, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO SALES TAX EXEMPTIONS, SO AS TO EXEMPT FROM SALES TAX FOOD WHICH MAY BE PURCHASED WITH UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE FOOD COUPONS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3571 -- Reps. Robinson, D. Smith, Barrett, Easterday, Harrison, Kirsh, Knotts, Loftis, Rice, Simrill, Tripp, Vaughn, Walker, Whatley, Woodrum, Harrell, Kelley, Cooper, Seithel, Young-Brickell, Taylor, Rodgers, Gilham, Hinson, Dantzler, Riser, Townsend, Edge, Chellis, Littlejohn, Davenport, Cotty, Koon, Leach, Hamilton, Haskins, Quinn, Sandifer, Cato, Mason, R. Smith, Campsen, Altman, Lanford, Allison, Lucas, Law, Martin, Gamble, Keegan, Wilkins, Webb, Meacham, Maddox, H. Brown, McGee, Jennings, Allen, Barfield, Delleney, Trotter, Witherspoon, T. Brown, Harris, Beck, Fleming, Bauer, Bowers, Rhoad, J. Smith, Battle, Lourie, Bales, Limehouse, W. McLeod, McCraw, Phillips, Wilder, Harvin and Sharpe: A JOINT RESOLUTION PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO ARTICLE X OF THE CONSTITUTION OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1895, RELATING TO FINANCE AND TAXATION, BY ADDING SECTION 1A AND AMENDING SECTION 6, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT PROPERTY TAX MUST BE LEVIED SEPARATELY ON ANY CLASSIFICATION OF PERSONAL PROPERTY CREATED TO INCLUDE A PORTION OF THE "ALL OTHER PERSONAL PROPERTY" CLASSIFICATION BUT SUBJECT TO AN ASSESSMENT RATIO OF LESS THAN TEN AND ONE-HALF PERCENT AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE MILLAGE RATE IMPOSED ON THIS NEW CLASS MAY NOT EXCEED THE RATE IMPOSED FOR 2000 EXCEPT UPON REFERENDUM APPROVAL OR BY A POSITIVE MAJORITY VOTE OF THE GOVERNING BODY, AND TO DEFINE "POSITIVE MAJORITY" AND TO MAKE A CONFORMING AMENDMENT, AND TO PROPOSE AN AMENDMENT TO SECTION 1(8) OF ARTICLE X, RELATING TO THE ASSESSMENT RATIO ON "ALL OTHER PERSONAL PROPERTY", SO AS TO CREATE A NEW PROPERTY TAX CLASSIFICATION CONSISTING OF PERSONAL PROPERTY NOT USED IN A TRADE OR BUSINESS WHICH MUST BE TITLED BY A STATE OR FEDERAL AGENCY EXCLUDING AIRCRAFT AND UNITS OF MANUFACTURED HOUSING AND PROVIDING AN ASSESSMENT RATIO FOR THIS NEW CLASS EQUAL TO NINE AND THIRTY-EIGHT HUNDREDTHS PERCENT OF FAIR MARKET VALUE DECLINING OVER FOUR YEARS TO A PERMANENT RATE OF SIX PERCENT AND TO PROVIDE EFFECTIVE DATES.
Introduced and Committed
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H. 3572 -- Reps. Bauer, Bailey, Barfield, Barrett, Battle, Beck, Bowers, G. Brown, J. Brown, Canty, Carnell, Cato, Clyburn, Cotty, Dantzler, Emory, Fleming, Gourdine, Harvin, Hayes, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Howard, Inabinett, Jennings, Kennedy, Knotts, Koon, Limehouse, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, Martin, Mason, McCraw, Meacham, Miller, Neal, Neilson, Phillips, Pinckney, Quinn, Riser, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scott, Simrill, Stuart, Taylor, Walker, Webb, Wilkins, Witherspoon and Young-Brickell: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 2-7-60, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE STATE GENERAL APPROPRIATIONS ACT, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT APPROPRIATIONS OR AUTHORIZATIONS FOR EDUCATION IN GRADES K-12 MUST BE CONSIDERED FIRST WHEN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES AND THE SENATE CONSIDER THE ANNUAL GENERAL APPROPRIATIONS BILL ON 2ND READING AND WHEN THE SENATE CONSIDERS IT ON 3RD READING IF ANY UNRESOLVED K-12 APPROPRIATIONS REMAIN.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3573 -- Reps. D. Smith and Tripp: A BILL TO AMEND TITLE 58, CODE OF THE LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PUBLIC UTILITIES, SERVICES, AND CARRIERS, BY ADDING CHAPTER 28 SO AS TO ENACT THE "SOUTH CAROLINA COMPETITIVE POWER ACT OF 1999" WHICH PROVIDES FOR LEGISLATIVE FINDINGS AND DECLARATIONS, REQUIRES THE PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION TO ADOPT A PLAN FOR RESTRUCTURING THE ELECTRIC UTILITY INDUSTRY, REQUIRES ELECTRIC UTILITIES TO FILE WITH THE PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION A RESTRUCTURING PLAN PROVIDING FOR CUSTOMER CHOICE, PROVIDES THAT ALL RETAIL CUSTOMERS SHALL BE PERMITTED TO CHOOSE THEIR PROVIDERS OF ELECTRIC GENERATION SERVICES BY A CERTAIN DATE, PROVIDES FOR THE MANNER IN WHICH MUNICIPAL UTILITIES, ELECTRIC COOPERATIVES, AND STATE PUBLIC SERVICE AUTHORITIES SHALL PARTICIPATE IN THE TRANSITION TO COMPETITION, REQUIRES ELECTRIC UTILITIES TO FILE WITH THE PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION A PLAN FOR RECOVERING STRANDED COSTS, CREATES A LEGISLATIVE OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE ON ELECTRIC UTILITY RESTRUCTURING, AND PROVIDES FOR RELATED MATTERS; AND TO REPEAL ARTICLES 3 AND 5, CHAPTER 27 OF TITLE 58 OF THE 1976 CODE RELATING TO SERVICE RIGHTS AND RATES AND CHARGES OF ELECTRIC SUPPLIERS.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor removed

H. 3574 -- Reps. Knotts, Bowers, Hayes, Limehouse, Mason and Whatley: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 59-111-20, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO FREE TUITION FOR CERTAIN VETERANS' CHILDREN AT STATE-SUPPORTED COLLEGES, UNIVERSITIES, AND TECHNICAL SCHOOLS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT CHILDREN OF VETERANS AWARDED A PURPLE HEART FOR WOUNDS RECEIVED IN COMBAT ALSO QUALIFY FOR FREE TUITION UNDER THE CONDITIONS STIPULATED IN THIS SECTION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3575 -- Rep. Knotts: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-112-35 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A DEPENDENT OF A PERSON WHO IS A RESIDENT OF ANOTHER STATE AND WHO HAS PAID SOUTH CAROLINA INCOME OR LOCAL PROPERTY TAXES FOR THE PREVIOUS YEAR IN A TOTAL AMOUNT EXCEEDING TWO THOUSAND DOLLARS IS ENTITLED TO PAY IN-STATE TUITION RATES FOR THE SUCCEEDING YEAR AT STATE INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER LEARNING.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3576 -- Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING AND REGULATION, BOARD OF LONG TERM HEALTH CARE ADMINISTRATORS, RELATING TO INACTIVE OR RETIRED STATUS LICENSES; CONTINUING EDUCATION FOR RELICENSURE, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 2353, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings

H. 3577 -- Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE GOVERNOR'S OFFICE DIVISION FOR REVIEW OF THE FOSTER CARE OF CHILDREN, RELATING TO NOTIFICATION (REPEAL R.24-35), DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 2307, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings

H. 3578 -- Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE GOVERNOR'S OFFICE DIVISION FOR REVIEW OF THE FOSTER CARE OF CHILDREN, RELATING TO PROCEDURES FOR CASE REVIEW, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 2303, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings

H. 3579 -- Education and Public Works Committee: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-5-68 SO AS TO ESTABLISH A PROCEDURE WHEREBY THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION SHALL ADOPT AND THE SCHOOL DISTRICTS SHALL USE A UNIFORM GRADING SCALE NO LATER THAN SCHOOL YEAR 2000-2001.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Point of Order
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 3580 -- Rep. Altman: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-80, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE APPLICATION FOR A DRIVER'S LICENSE OR PERMIT, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE APPLICATION FORM MUST CONTAIN A SECTION WHERE THE APPLICANT INDICATES HIS PERMISSION OR REFUSAL FOR THE STATE TO SELL OR DISTRIBUTE HIS PHOTOGRAPHIC IMAGE AND TO PROVIDE THAT IF THE APPLICANT REFUSES PERMISSION, THE DEPARTMENT SHALL NOT RELEASE THAT LICENSEE'S IMAGE FOR ANY COMMERCIAL PURPOSE; AND TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-210, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE RENEWAL OF A DRIVER'S LICENSE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THE SAME SECTION ON THE RENEWAL FORM AND TO PROVIDE THE SAME CONSEQUENCES TO THE DEPARTMENT IF THE APPLICANT REFUSES PERMISSION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3581 -- Reps. Cato, Cobb-Hunter, Gamble, Jennings and Scott: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 34-1-110, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO AUTHORITY FOR CERTAIN STATE FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS TO ENGAGE IN SPECIFIED FINANCIAL ACTIVITY, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE STATE BOARD OF FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS MAY PERMIT A FINANCIAL ACTIVITY BY ISSUING AN OPERATIONAL INSTRUCTION IN ADDITION TO GRANTING AUTHORITY BY REGULATION, AND TO MAKE TECHNICAL CHANGES; BY ADDING SECTION 36-8-113 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE ENFORCEABILITY OF AN UNWRITTEN CONTRACT FOR THE SALE OF SECURITIES; TO AMEND SECTION 36-1-206, RELATING TO THE STATUTE OF FRAUDS FOR ENFORCEMENT OF CONTRACTS FOR THE SALE OF CERTAIN PERSONAL PROPERTY, SO AS TO CONFORM THE CROSS REFERENCE TO THE PROVISION FOR ENFORCEMENT OF AN UNWRITTEN CONTRACT FOR THE SALE OF SECURITIES; AND TO REPEAL SECTION 36-8-319 RELATING TO THE STATUTE OF FRAUDS FOR A CONTRACT FOR THE SALE OF SECURITIES.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Enrolled
Ratified

H. 3582 -- Reps. Cato and Kirsh: A BILL TO PROVIDE THAT THE POWERS, DUTIES, FUNCTIONS, AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL REGARDING THE "PRACTICE OF SPECIALIZING IN HEARING AIDS ACT" UNDER CHAPTER 25, TITLE 40 OF THE 1976 CODE ARE DEVOLVED UPON THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING AND REGULATION, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE COMMISSION FOR HEARING AID SPECIALISTS SHALL ACT AS A PROFESSIONAL AND OCCUPATIONAL LICENSING BOARD FOR HEARING AID SPECIALISTS WITHIN THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING AND REGULATION; AND TO AMEND TITLE 40, CHAPTER 25, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE PRACTICE OF SPECIALIZING IN HEARING AIDS, SO AS TO CONFORM THIS CHAPTER TO THE STATUTORY, ORGANIZATIONAL, AND ADMINISTRATIVE FRAMEWORK ESTABLISHED FOR PROFESSIONAL AND OCCUPATIONAL BOARDS IN CHAPTER 1, TITLE 40, AND PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR CERTAIN VIOLATIONS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3583 -- Reps. Sharpe, Bailey, Haskins, Inabinett, Loftis, Simrill, Hamilton, Lee, Stille, Altman, Neal, Robinson and Davenport: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 20-7-2915 SO AS TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES TO ISSUE A REGISTRATION STATEMENT FOR A RELIGIOUS DAY CARE CENTER WHEN REQUIREMENTS ARE MET AND TO REQUIRE THE CENTER OPERATOR TO DISPLAY THE REGISTRATION AND USE ITS REGISTRATION NUMBER IN ADVERTISEMENTS; TO AMEND SECTION 20-7-2700, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS UNDER DAY CARE LICENSING, SO AS TO REVISE THE DEFINITIONS OF "CHILD DAY CARE FACILITIES", "GROUP DAY CARE HOME", AND "FAMILY DAY CARE HOME", AND TO ADD DEFINITIONS; TO AMEND SECTION 20-7-2780, RELATING TO LICENSES OF CHILD DAY CARE CENTERS AND GROUP DAY CARE HOMES, SO AS TO REQUIRE STATING THE LICENSE NUMBER IN ADVERTISEMENTS; TO AMEND SECTION 20-7-2860, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO FAMILY DAY CARE HOME REGISTRATIONS, SO AS TO REQUIRE STATING THE REGISTRATION NUMBER IN ADVERTISEMENTS; TO AMEND SECTION 20-7-2900, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO REGISTRATION OF CERTAIN CHURCH OR RELIGIOUS DAY CARE CENTERS, SO AS TO REQUIRE THEM TO COMPLY WITH INSPECTION PROCEDURES AND WITH REQUIREMENTS FOR FLOOR SPACE, CHILD-STAFF RATIOS, AND STAFF TRAINING; TO AMEND SECTION 20-7-2910, RELATING TO REGISTRATION AND INSPECTIONS OF CHURCH OR RELIGIOUS DAY CARE CENTERS, SO AS TO REQUIRE INSPECTIONS TO BE CONDUCTED BEFORE RENEWAL RATHER THAN ANNUALLY; TO AMEND SECTION 20-7-2920, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO INJUNCTIONS AGAINST CHILD DAY CARE CENTERS AND GROUP DAY CARE HOMES, SO AS TO REVISE CONDITIONS FOR SEEKING AN INJUNCTION AGAINST AN OPERATOR; AND TO AMEND SECTION 20-7-3030, RELATING TO DECLARATORY ORDERS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES CONCERNING CONSTRUCTION OR RENOVATIONS OF A FACILITY, SO AS TO DELETE THE PROVISION PROHIBITING AN APPEAL OF THESE ORDERS AND REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT TO PROVIDE CONSULTATION TO ADDRESS ISSUES OF COMPLIANCE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3584 -- Reps. Sheheen, Delleney and Stille: A BILL TO AMEND SECTIONS 12-21-2710, AS AMENDED, 12-21-2712, 12-21-2720, AS AMENDED, AND 12-21-2726, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO COIN-OPERATED MACHINES OR DEVICES, SO AS TO EXTEND THE PROHIBITION ON SLOT MACHINES AND OTHER MACHINES OR DEVICES PERTAINING TO GAMES OF CHANCE TO VIDEO GAMES WITH A FREE PLAY FEATURE OR ANY OTHER COIN-OPERATED MACHINE OR DEVICE USED FOR GAMBLING AND PROVIDE FOR THE ENFORCEMENT OF THIS SECTION, TO EXTEND THE SEIZURE AND DESTRUCTION PROVISIONS APPLICABLE TO GAMES OF CHANCE TO THESE EXPANDED PROHIBITIONS, TO CONFORM EXISTING LICENSING REQUIREMENTS FOR COIN-OPERATED MACHINES AND DEVICES TO THESE EXPANDED PROHIBITIONS AND TO DELETE REFERENCES TO PROVISIONS OF LAW REPEALED BY THIS SECTION; TO AMEND SECTION 12-54-40, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO TAX CRIMES AND PENALTIES, SO AS TO DELETE THE OFFENSE OF OPERATING AN UNMETERED VIDEO GAME WITH A FREE PLAY FEATURE; TO AMEND SECTIONS 16-19-40 AND 16-19-50, RELATING TO THE OFFENSE OF GAMBLING, SO AS TO EXTEND THESE OFFENSES SPECIFICALLY TO PLAYING OR MAINTAINING ANY LICENSED COIN-OPERATED MACHINE OR DEVICE USED FOR GAMBLING PURPOSES; AND TO REPEAL SECTIONS 12-21-2703, 16-19-60, AND ARTICLE 20, CHAPTER 21 OF TITLE 12, RELATING RESPECTIVELY TO THE RETAIL LICENSE REQUIREMENT FOR A LOCATION WITH VIDEO GAMES WITH A FREE PLAY FEATURE, THE EXEMPTION OF VIDEO GAMES WITH A FREE PLAY FEATURE FROM THE GAMBLING OFFENSES, AND THE VIDEO GAMES MACHINES ACT.
Introduced and Committed
Other proceedings

H. 3585 -- Reps. J. Smith, Lourie and Altman: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 16-1-60, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO VIOLENT CRIMES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT ILL-TREATMENT OF ANIMALS IS A VIOLENT CRIME; TO AMEND SECTION 47-1-40, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO ILL-TREATMENT OF ANIMALS, SO AS TO CHANGE THE OFFENSE OF TORTURING, TORMENTING, NEEDLESSLY MUTILATING, CRUELLY KILLING, OR INFLICTING EXCESSIVE OR REPEATED UNNECESSARY PAIN OR SUFFERING UPON ANY ANIMAL FROM A MISDEMEANOR TO A FELONY, AND TO INCREASE THE PENALTIES FOR A VIOLATION OF THIS SECTION.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3586 -- Reps. J. Smith, Cotty, Davenport, Whipper, Hayes, Neilson, Harvin, Parks, Seithel, McKay, Campsen, J. Brown, Lloyd, Cobb-Hunter, McCraw, Lourie, Harris, Vaughn, Lee, Miller, F. Smith, Scott, Maddox, W. McLeod, Allen, McGee, Jennings and J. Hines: A BILL TO AMEND TITLE 48, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AND CONSERVATION BY ADDING CHAPTER 47, SO AS TO REENACT AND PROVIDE FOR THE SOUTHEAST INTERSTATE LOW-LEVEL RADIOACTIVE WASTE MANAGEMENT COMPACT; TO STATE THE POLICY ATTENDANT TO A STATE ENTERING THE COMPACT; TO DEFINE TERMS; TO PROVIDE FOR THE RIGHTS AND OBLIGATIONS OF COMPACT PARTY STATES; TO CREATE THE SOUTHEAST INTERSTATE LOW-LEVEL RADIOACTIVE WASTE MANAGEMENT COMMISSION CONSISTING OF TWO MEMBERS FROM EACH PARTY STATE; TO PROVIDE FOR THE POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE COMMISSION; TO PROVIDE FOR FUNDING OF THE COMMISSION; TO PROVIDE FOR THE DEVELOPMENT AND OPERATION OF HOST STATE FACILITIES; TO ESTABLISH FEES AND REPORTING REQUIREMENTS FOR DISPOSAL OF LOW-LEVEL RADIOACTIVE WASTE IN THIS STATE; TO PROVIDE FOR THE ALLOCATION OF THESE FUNDS; TO PROVIDE ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA TO BECOME A PARTY STATE; TO PROVIDE SANCTIONING AUTHORITY AND PENALTIES FOR COMPACT VIOLATIONS; TO PROVIDE PROCEDURES FOR WITHDRAWAL FROM THE COMPACT; TO PROVIDE THAT THE COMPACT COMMISSION MEMBERS OF THIS STATE MUST BE APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR WITH THE ADVICE AND CONSENT OF THE SENATE; TO REQUIRE WRITTEN APPROVAL OF THE GOVERNOR BEFORE CERTAIN ACTIONS MAY BE TAKEN BY A SOUTH CAROLINA COMMISSION MEMBER; TO CREATE AN ADVISORY COMMITTEE FOR SOUTH CAROLINA'S COMMISSION MEMBERS; TO PROVIDE THAT IF SOUTH CAROLINA DETERMINES THAT ANY PARTY STATE IS NOT ACTING IN GOOD FAITH IN COMPLYING WITH THE TERMS OF THE COMPACT THEN SOUTH CAROLINA SHALL WITHDRAW IMMEDIATELY; TO AMEND SECTION 48-48-3O, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO LIMITS ON THE DISPOSAL OF LOW-LEVEL RADIOACTIVE WASTE AT BARNWELL, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE FACILITY MAY ACCEPT NO MORE THAN SIX MILLION CUBIC FEET OF WASTE BEGINNING JANUARY 1, 2000, AND ENDING JANUARY 1, 2019; TO AMEND SECTION 48-48-80, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE LOW-LEVEL RADIOACTIVE WASTE COMPACT NEGOTIATING COMMITTEE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE SOUTH CAROLINA ADVISORY COMMITTEE SHALL MEET WITH REPRESENTATIVES OF OTHER STATES REGARDING SOUTH CAROLINA'S POSSIBLE REENTRY INTO THE COMPACT; TO AMEND SECTION 48-48-90, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO CARRYING FORWARD UNUSED ANNUALIZED SITE CAPACITY, SO AS TO REDUCE FROM TWO HUNDRED THOUSAND CUBIC FEET TO THIRTY-FIVE THOUSAND CUBIC THE AMOUNT OF UNUSED SITE CAPACITY THAT MAY BE CARRIED FORWARD WHEN THE SITE DOES NOT RECEIVE AS MUCH AS THREE HUNDRED THOUSAND CUBIC FEET IN A CALENDAR YEAR; AND TO AMEND SECTION 48-48-140, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO TAXES ON LOW-LEVEL RADIOACTIVE WASTE DISPOSED IN THIS STATE, SO AS TO REVISE OUTDATED REFERENCES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3587 -- Reps. J. Smith, Lourie and Bales: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND CONGRATULATE MR. AND MRS. GEORGE A. FULMER OF COLUMBIA FOR THE WONDROUS AND JOYOUS EVENT OF HAVING CELEBRATED THEIR SEVENTY-FIFTH WEDDING ANNIVERSARY ON JANUARY 9, 1999.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3588 -- Reps. Knotts and Gamble: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 50-11-27, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO HUNTING MIGRATORY WATERFOWL ON LAKE MURRAY, SO AS TO PROHIBIT HUNTING MIGRATORY WATERFOWL ON LAKE MURRAY WITHIN FIVE HUNDRED YARDS OF THE PROPERTY LINE OF A DWELLING SITUATE IN RICHLAND OR LEXINGTON COUNTY, AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3589 -- Reps. J. Smith and Lourie: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 16-11-700, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE OFFENSE OF DUMPING LITTER OR OTHER SOLID WASTE ON PUBLIC OR PRIVATE PROPERTY, SO AS TO INCREASE THE MONETARY PENALTY AND THE LENGTH OF TIME FOR PUBLIC SERVICE WORK THE COURT SHALL IMPOSE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3590 -- Reps. H. Brown, Allison, Easterday and Riser: A JOINT RESOLUTION PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO SECTION 5, ARTICLE X OF THE CONSTITUTION OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1895, RELATING TO THE LIMITATIONS ON THE TAXING POWER, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE PROCEEDS OF A TAX MEASURED BY GASOLINE AND MOTOR FUEL SALES, USE, OR CONSUMPTION AND DEDICATED TO HIGHWAY CONSTRUCTION, IMPROVEMENT, AND MAINTENANCE MAY NOT LATER BE DIVERTED TO ANY OTHER PURPOSE, NOR MAY ITS ORIGINAL PURPOSE BE CHANGED BY A LATER ENACTMENT.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3591 -- Reps. Koon, R. Smith, Sharpe and Riser: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO PROVIDE FOR A THREE-YEAR PILOT PROGRAM IN ALL GAME ZONES OF THE STATE TO ALLOW THE RUNNING OF RACCOONS AT ANY TIME DURING THE YEAR; AND TO AMEND SECTION 50-11-120 AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE HUNTING SEASON FOR SMALL GAME, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR HUNTING OF RACCOON AND OPOSSUM IN GAME ZONE 9 WITH DOGS ONLY FROM AUGUST 15 THROUGH SEPTEMBER 14 AND MARCH 16 THROUGH MAY 14 AND WITH WEAPONS AND DOGS FROM SEPTEMBER 15 THROUGH MARCH 15 AND TO DELETE THE PROHIBITION AGAINST DAYTIME HUNTING OF THEM.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Point of Order
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled

H. 3592 -- Reps. J. Smith, Cobb-Hunter and Lourie: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 57-3-665 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION SHALL BEAR THE COST OF OFF-SITE ROAD IMPROVEMENTS A SCHOOL DISTRICT INCURS WHEN IT ENTERS INTO A BUILDING PROGRAM.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor removed

H. 3593 -- Reps. J. Smith, Cobb-Hunter and Jennings: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-63-67 SO AS TO REQUIRE PUPIL-TEACHER RATIOS IN GRADES K-3 OF 19:1 BEGINNING WITH SCHOOL YEAR 1999 AND 17:1 BY SCHOOL YEAR 2000, TO AMEND SECTION 59-20-40, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO ALLOCATIONS UNDER THE EDUCATION FINANCE ACT AND REQUIRED PUPIL-TEACHER RATIOS IN GRADES 1-3 SO AS TO CONFORM THESE RATIOS TO THE ABOVE PROVISIONS, TO PROVIDE FOR A WAIVER OF THESE RATIOS UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS, AND TO PROVIDE FOR A REDUCTION OF STATE AID FOR ANY DISTRICT WHICH DOES NOT MEET THESE REQUIRED RATIOS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3594 -- Rep. Koon: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-17-125 SO AS TO AUTHORIZE THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF A SCHOOL DISTRICT TO IMPOSE A ONE-TIME CAPITAL COST IMPACT FEE ON RESIDENCES CONSTRUCTED OR SET UP IN THE DISTRICT, TO PROVIDE LIMITATIONS ON THESE FEES AND FOR THEIR USE AND PAYMENT, AND TO DEFINE "RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY" AND "SCHOOL DISTRICT" FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3595 -- Reps. McGee, Hayes and J. Hines: A BILL TO AMEND TITLE 59, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO EDUCATION, BY ADDING CHAPTER 22 SO AS TO ENACT THE "COOPERATIVE EDUCATIONAL SERVICE CENTERS ACT OF 1999" WHICH AUTHORIZES THE CREATION OF REGIONAL COOPERATIVE EDUCATIONAL SERVICE CENTERS BY TWO OR MORE SCHOOL DISTRICTS OR BY A SCHOOL DISTRICT AND A POST-SECONDARY INSTITUTION FOR PROVIDING INSTRUCTIONAL, ADMINISTRATIVE, AND OTHER SERVICES DESIRED BY THE PARTICIPATING SCHOOL DISTRICTS OR INSTITUTIONS.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3596 -- Reps. Simrill, Delleney, Kirsh, McCraw, Meacham and Moody-Lawrence: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 59-101-180, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE SALE AND DISPOSAL OF REAL PROPERTY TITLED IN THE NAME OF A STATE-SUPPORTED COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY MUST NOTIFY THE LEGISLATIVE DELEGATION OF THE COUNTY WHERE THE PROPERTY IS LOCATED OF THE MEETING OF THE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD WHEN THE PROPOSED SALE OF THEIR PROPERTY WILL BE DISCUSSED.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3597 -- Reps. Cobb-Hunter, Klauber, Bowers, M. Hines, Moody-Lawrence, Parks and Stille: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-56-20, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS FOR PURPOSES OF THE SETOFF DEBT COLLECTION ACT, SO AS TO EXTEND THE DEFINITION OF "POLITICAL SUBDIVISION" TO INCLUDE THE SOUTH CAROLINA ASSOCIATION OF HOUSING AUTHORITY EXECUTIVE DIRECTORS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3598 -- Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF CLEMSON UNIVERSITY, STATE CROP PEST COMMISSION, RELATING TO COMPRESSED GAS TANKS/CYLINDERS, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 2320, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Ratified

H. 3599 -- Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF CLEMSON UNIVERSITY, STATE LIVESTOCK POULTRY HEALTH DIVISION, RELATING TO ANIMAL PROTEINS PROHIBITED IN RUMINANT FEEDS, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 2324, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Ratified

H. 3600 -- Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF CLEMSON UNIVERSITY, STATE CROP PEST COMMISSION, RELATING TO TROPICAL SODA APPLE, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 2359, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Ratified

H. 3601 -- Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF CLEMSON UNIVERSITY, LIVESTOCK-POULTRY HEALTH COMMISSION, RELATING TO MEAT AND POULTRY ESTABLISHMENTS, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 2318, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Ratified

H. 3602 -- Rep. D. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 17-1-40, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE DESTRUCTION OF THE CRIMINAL RECORD OF A PERSON WHOSE CRIMINAL CHARGE HAS BEEN DISCHARGED, DISMISSED, OR WHO HAS BEEN FOUND INNOCENT, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON WHO HAS BEEN PARDONED OF A CONVICTION MUST HAVE HIS CRIMINAL RECORD DESTROYED.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3603 -- Rep. D. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 56, TITLE 44, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA HAZARDOUS WASTE MANAGEMENT ACT, BY ADDING ARTICLE 7, SO AS TO ENACT THE "BROWNFIELDS PROPERTY REUSE ACT OF 1999" WHICH AUTHORIZES THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL TO ENTER INTO AGREEMENTS WITH PROSPECTIVE DEVELOPERS WHO SEEK TO EXPAND OR REDEVELOP ABANDONED, IDLED, OR UNDERUSED PROPERTY WHICH MAY BE HINDERED BY ENVIRONMENTAL CONTAMINATION AND THAT MAY BE SUBJECT TO A STATE REMEDIATION PROGRAM UNDER FEDERAL LAW; WHICH PROVIDES LIABILITY PROTECTION UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES; AND WHICH PROVIDES PUBLIC NOTICE AND HEARING PROCEDURES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3604 -- Reps. Vaughn, Barrett, Breeland, Gilham, Gourdine, Haskins, J. Hines, Knotts, Leach, Littlejohn, Loftis, McGee, McKay, McMahand, Neilson, Rice, Rodgers, Simrill, Walker and Wilkins: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO PROPOSE AN AMENDMENT TO SECTION 3, ARTICLE X OF THE CONSTITUTION OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1895, RELATING TO PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTIONS, SO AS TO AUTHORIZE POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONS OF THE STATE, INCLUDING SCHOOL DISTRICTS, WHICH IMPOSE PROPERTY TAX, TO EXEMPT ALL OR A PORTION OF THE FAIR MARKET VALUE OF A PRIVATE PASSENGER MOTOR VEHICLE AS DEFINED BY LAW OWNED OR LEASED BY A PERSON SIXTY-FIVE YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER, OR PERMANENTLY AND TOTALLY DISABLED, OR BLIND.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3605 -- Rep. Davenport: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 5-25-960 SO AS TO REQUIRE THE BOTTOM RAIL ON FRAMED GLASS DOORS TO BE AT LEAST SEVEN AND ONE-HALF INCHES IN HEIGHT AND TO PROVIDE AN EXCEPTION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3606 -- Rep. Davenport: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 5-25-950 SO AS TO REQUIRE THAT CATEGORY 2 SAFETY VINYL MUST BE ATTACHED TO THE BACKS OF MIRRORS AND GLASS FIXTURES THAT SURROUND OR ENCLOSE BATH TUBS, HOT TUBS, WHIRLPOOLS, SAUNAS, STEAM ROOMS, SHOWERS, AND OTHER SIMILAR APPARATUS AND TO MIRROR APPLICATIONS IN DANCE STUDIOS, EXERCISE ROOMS, SHOWROOMS, AND DRESSING ROOMS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3607 -- Reps. Carnell, Lanford and Bailey: A BILL TO AMEND TITLE 40, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING CHAPTER 80, SO AS TO AUTHORIZE THE SOUTH CAROLINA BOARD OF PHARMACY TO LICENSE AND REGULATE HOME MEDICAL EQUIPMENT AND SERVICES PROVIDERS AND TO ESTABLISH THE HOME MEDICAL EQUIPMENT ADVISORY BOARD AND TO PROVIDE FOR ITS DUTIES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3608 -- Reps. Scott, Allen, Allison, Altman, Askins, Bailey, Bales, Barfield, Barrett, Battle, Bauer, Beck, Bowers, Breeland, Campsen, Canty, Carnell, Cato, Chellis, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Cooper, Cotty, D. Smith, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Easterday, Edge, Emory, F. Smith, Fleming, G. Brown, Gamble, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, H. Brown, Hamilton, Harrell, Harris, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hawkins, Hayes, Hinson, Howard, Inabinett, J. Brown, J. Hines, J. Smith, Jennings, Keegan, Kelley, Kennedy, Kirsh, Klauber, Knotts, Koon, Lanford, Law, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, M. Hines, M. McLeod, Mack, Maddox, Martin, Mason, McCraw, McGee, McKay, McMahand, Meacham, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, Neal, Neilson, Ott, Parks, Phillips, Pinckney, Quinn, R. Smith, Rhoad, Rice, Riser, Robinson, Rodgers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Seithel, Sharpe, Sheheen, Simrill, Stille, Stuart, T. Brown, Taylor, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Vaughn, W. McLeod, Walker, Webb, Whatley, Whipper, Wilder, Wilkes, Wilkins, Witherspoon, Woodrum and Young-Brickell: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION CONGRATULATING THE HONORABLE MARGARET B. SEYMOUR, FORMERLY UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE FOR FLORENCE COUNTY, ON HER ASSUMPTION OF THE BENCH OF THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT IN SOUTH CAROLINA AND EXPRESSING THE PRIDE OF THE STATE'S CITIZENS ON THIS MOST RECENT ACCOMPLISHMENT OF A TRUE RENAISSANCE WOMAN.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3609 -- Rep. Delleney: A HOUSE RESOLUTION EXTENDING THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE COACHES AND MEMBERS OF THE LEWISVILLE HIGH SCHOOL "LIONS" FOOTBALL TEAM ON MARCH 3, 1999, FOR THE PURPOSE OF BEING RECOGNIZED FOR WINNING THE 1998 CLASS A TITLE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3610 -- Rep. Delleney: A HOUSE RESOLUTION EXTENDING THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE LEWISVILLE HIGH SCHOOL CHEERLEADING SQUAD ON MARCH 3, 1999, FOR THE PURPOSE OF BEING RECOGNIZED FOR WINNING THEIR NINTH CONSECUTIVE STATE CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3611 -- Reps. Klauber, Carnell, Parks and Stille: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE LANDER UNIVERSITY MEN'S TENNIS TEAM AND ITS COACHES ON WEDNESDAY, MARCH 3, 1999, FOR THE PURPOSE OF BEING RECOGNIZED ON WINNING THE 1998 DIVISION II NATIONAL MEN'S TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIP, LANDER'S EIGHTH CONSECUTIVE NATIONAL TITLE AND TENTH OVERALL.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3612 -- Reps. Walker, Bailey, Barfield, Barrett, Lanford, Littlejohn, Sharpe, Simrill, R. Smith, Stille and Young-Brickell: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 3, TITLE 56, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO MOTOR VEHICLE REGISTRATION AND LICENSING, BY ADDING ARTICLE 73 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE ISSUANCE OF SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES FOR MEMBERS OF THE LIONS CLUB.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3613 -- Reps. Phillips and McCraw: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 38-77-280, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO AUTOMOBILE COLLISION AND COMPREHENSIVE INSURANCE COVERAGE, SO AS TO DELETE THE PROVISION EXCLUDING AUTOMOBILE SAFETY GLASS FROM AUTOMOBILE PHYSICAL DAMAGE INSURANCE COVERAGE DEDUCTIBLE OR POLICY DEDUCTIBLE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3614 -- Reps. Witherspoon, Vaughn, Sharpe, Sandifer, Edge, Kirsh and Leach: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 8-15-40, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DELIVERY OF A SET OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA CODE OF LAWS AND SUPPLEMENTS TO HIS SUCCESSOR BY A STATE OR COUNTY OFFICER WHO RECEIVED A SET OF THE CODE AND SUPPLEMENTS BY VIRTUE OF HOLDING HIS OFFICE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE COST OF THE CODE SET IS DEEMED TO BE THE REPLACEMENT COST THEREOF AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE OFFICER IF HE FAILS TO DELIVER THE CODE SET TO HIS SUCCESSOR IS EITHER PERSONALLY OR THROUGH HIS OFFICIAL BOND LIABLE FOR AN AMOUNT EQUAL TO THE REPLACEMENT COST RATHER THAN TWENTY-FIVE DOLLARS; AND TO AMEND SECTION 2-13-240, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DISTRIBUTION OF THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, SO AS TO MAKE SECTIONS 8-15-30 AND 8-15-40 APPLICABLE TO MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY, MEMBERS OF THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL, AND THE CODE COMMISSIONER.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3615 -- Reps. R. Smith and Beck: A JOINT RESOLUTION PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO SECTION 7, ARTICLE XVII OF THE CONSTITUTION OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1895, RELATING TO LOTTERIES, SO AS TO AUTHORIZE LOTTERIES ONLY WHEN CONDUCTED BY THE STATE IN THE MANNER THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY PROVIDES BY LAW AND TO CREDIT THE NET PROCEEDS TO A SEPARATE LOTTERY FOR EDUCATION ACCOUNT IN THE STATE TREASURY THE PROCEEDS OF WHICH MUST BE USED ONLY FOR EDUCATION PURPOSES AND PROGRAMS IN THE MANNER THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY PROVIDES BY LAW, AND FURTHER PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO SECTION 7, ARTICLE XVII, SO AS TO PROHIBIT THE OPERATION OF A VIDEO GAME WITH A FREE PLAY FEATURE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3616 -- Reps. Fleming, Altman, Barfield, Barrett, Bauer, Beck, H. Brown, Campsen, Cato, Chellis, Cotty, Dantzler, Delleney, Easterday, Gilham, Gourdine, Hamilton, Harrell, Harrison, Haskins, Hawkins, Hinson, Jennings, Keegan, Kelley, Klauber, Lanford, Law, Leach, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lucas, Maddox, Martin, Mason, McGee, McKay, Meacham, Rice, Riser, Robinson, Rodgers, Sandifer, Simrill, Stille, Taylor, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Walker, Webb, Wilder, Wilkins, Woodrum, Young-Brickell, Edge, D. Smith and Knotts: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 8-13-1316, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO RESTRICTIONS ON CAMPAIGN CONTRIBUTIONS RECEIVED FROM POLITICAL PARTIES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A RECIPIENT GIVEN A CONTRIBUTION IN VIOLATION OF THIS SECTION MUST REMIT IT TO THE CHILDREN'S TRUST FUND WITHIN TEN DAYS OF ITS RECEIPT.
Introduced and Committed
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H. 3617 -- Reps. Witherspoon, Sharpe, Sandifer, Breeland, Miller, Riser, Rodgers, Campsen, Beck, Altman, Seithel, M. McLeod, Cobb-Hunter, Ott, Harrell, Inabinett, Whatley, Battle and McGee: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 5, TITLE 50, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE MARINE RESOURCES DIVISION OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF MARINE RESOURCES, SO AS TO ENACT THE "SOUTH CAROLINA MARINE RESOURCES ACT OF 1999", AND TO REVISE PROVISIONS REGULATING MARINE RESOURCES AND THE MANNER THAT MARINE LIFE MAY BE HARVESTED, DEFINITIONS, OFFENSES, JURISDICTION, LAW ENFORCEMENT AUTHORITY, PROGRAMS, SUSPENSION OF PRIVILEGES, PENALTIES, ZONES, AND BOARDING OF VESSELS; TO PROVIDE FOR MARINE LICENSES AND PERMITS; TO PROVIDE FOR THE USE OF FISHING EQUIPMENT; TO PROVIDE FOR AND REGULATE TRAWLING, THE TAKING OF SHELL FISH, SHRIMP, ANADROMOUS AND CATADROMOUS FINFISH, ESTUARINE AND SALTWATER FINFISH, RECREATIONAL FISHERIES CONSERVATION AND MANAGEMENT, MARICULTURE, AND TO PROVIDE MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS NECESSARY TO REGULATION AND MANAGEMENT OF MARINE RESOURCES, TO PROVIDE FOR A POINT SYSTEM FOR VIOLATIONS OF MARINE RESOURCES LAWS, TO PROVIDE FOR INTERJURISDICTIONAL FISHERY MANAGEMENT; TO AMEND SECTION 44-1-152, RELATING TO REVENUE FROM FINES AND FORFEITURES, SO AS TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THE DISPOSITION OF REVENUE FROM FINES AND FORFEITURES; TO ADD SECTION 50-1-295 SO AS TO PROHIBIT REMOVING OR DISTURBING SIGNS, BUOYS, OR OTHER DEVICES USED BY THE DEPARTMENT, AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS OF THIS SECTION; TO AMEND SECTION 50-13-650, RELATING TO THE USE OF NETS OR SEINES IN THE SAVANNAH RIVER; TO AMEND SECTION 50-13-730, RELATING TO THE USE OF NETS TO TAKE NONGAME FISH IN GAME ZONE 9, SO AS TO MAKE THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION APPLICABLE STATEWIDE AND PROVIDE THAT THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION SHALL NOT AFFECT SHAD, HERRING, OR STURGEON; TO ADD SECTION 50-21-175 SO AS TO REQUIRE THE OPERATOR AND CREW OF ANY WATERCRAFT OPERATING IN STATE WATERS TO HEAVE TO WHEN SIGNALED OR HAILED AND TO ALLOW BOARDING, AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS; TO REDESIGNATE SECTION 50-13-990 AS SECTION 50-21-180; AND TO REPEAL CHAPTERS 7, 17, AND 20 OF TITLE 50, AND SECTIONS 50-5-130, 50-13-190, 50-13-320, 50-13-530, 50-13-700, 50-13-735, 50-13-770, 50-13-795, 50-13-800, 50-13-805, 50-13-815, 50-19-320, AND 50-19-330 OF THE 1976 CODE; AND TO PROVIDE THAT ALL RIGHTS, DUTIES, AND LIABILITIES ACCRUING TO A PERSON PRIOR TO THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS ACT ARE PRESERVED, AND THAT ALL CASES AND APPEALS ARISING OR PENDING UNDER THE LAW BEFORE THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS ACT ARE SAVED.
Introduced and Committed
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H. 3618 -- Reps. Knotts, Riser and Gamble: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 50-11-27, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO HUNTING MIGRATORY WATERFOWL ON LAKE MURRAY, SO AS TO PROHIBIT HUNTING MIGRATORY WATERFOWL ON LAKE MURRAY WITHIN FIVE HUNDRED YARDS OF THE PROPERTY LINE OF A DWELLING SITUATE IN LEXINGTON COUNTY, AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3619 -- Reps. J. Brown, Allen, Allison, Altman, Askins, Bailey, Bales, Barfield, Barrett, Battle, Bauer, Beck, Bowers, Breeland, Campsen, Canty, Carnell, Cato, Chellis, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Cooper, Cotty, D. Smith, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Easterday, Edge, Emory, F. Smith, Fleming, G. Brown, Gamble, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, H. Brown, Hamilton, Harrell, Harris, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hawkins, Hayes, Hinson, Howard, Inabinett, J. Hines, J. Smith, Jennings, Keegan, Kelley, Kennedy, Kirsh, Klauber, Knotts, Koon, Lanford, Law, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, M. Hines, M. McLeod, Mack, Maddox, Martin, Mason, McCraw, McGee, McKay, McMahand, Meacham, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, Neal, Neilson, Ott, Parks, Phillips, Pinckney, Quinn, R. Smith, Rhoad, Rice, Riser, Robinson, Rodgers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scott, Seithel, Sharpe, Sheheen, Simrill, Stille, Stuart, T. Brown, Taylor, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Vaughn, W. McLeod, Walker, Webb, Whatley, Whipper, Wilder, Wilkes, Wilkins, Witherspoon, Woodrum and Young-Brickell: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO SALUTE THE LIFE AND WORK OF THE LATE EDWARD FORREST SWEAT, PH.D., AN OUTSTANDING SCHOLAR, GENTLEMAN, TEACHER, HISTORIAN, AUTHOR, AND PUBLIC SERVANT WHO EXEMPLIFIED THE AMERICAN SPIRIT, AS PART OF SOUTH CAROLINA'S CELEBRATION OF BLACK HISTORY MONTH.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3620 -- Reps. J. Smith, Allen, Bailey, Bales, Battle, Bowers, Breeland, J. Brown, T. Brown, Carnell, Cobb-Hunter, Emory, Gourdine, Harris, Hayes, M. Hines, Howard, Inabinett, Jennings, Kennedy, Lee, Lourie, Mack, Maddox, McCraw, M. McLeod, W. McLeod, McMahand, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, Neal, Neilson, Ott, Phillips, Pinckney, Rhoad, Sheheen, Whipper, Wilder, Wilkes, Lloyd, Scott and J. Hines: A BILL TO AMEND TITLE 59, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO EDUCATION BY ADDING CHAPTER 152, SO AS TO ENACT THE "SOUTH CAROLINA FIRST STEPS TO SCHOOL READINESS ACT" WHICH IS AN INITIATIVE FOR IMPROVING EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT BY PROVIDING GRANTS TO LOCAL PARTNERSHIPS TO PROVIDE SERVICES AND SUPPORT TO CHILDREN AND THEIR FAMILIES TO ENABLE CHILDREN TO REACH SCHOOL READY TO LEARN; TO ESTABLISH GOALS FOR THIS INITIATIVE; TO PROVIDE FOR THE FUNCTIONS AND DUTIES OF THE OFFICE IMPLEMENTING AND OPERATING THE INITIATIVE; TO ESTABLISH ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA AND PROGRAM PARAMETERS FOR LOCAL PARTNERSHIPS; AND TO ESTABLISH FISCAL GUIDELINES, CRITERIA FOR LOCAL MATCHING FUNDS, AND EVALUATION REQUIREMENTS FOR LOCAL PARTNERSHIPS; TO AMEND CHAPTER 7, TITLE 20 RELATING TO THE CHILDREN'S CODE BY ADDING ARTICLE 33 SO AS TO ESTABLISH THE SOUTH CAROLINA FIRST STEPS TO SCHOOL READINESS BOARD OF TRUSTEES, TO PROVIDE THAT IT SHALL OVERSEE THE FIRST STEPS TO SCHOOL READINESS ACT, AND TO ESTABLISH THE PURPOSES OF THE BOARD, FUNCTIONS, DUTIES, AND FUNDING; TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-5060 RELATING TO DESIGNATING CONTRIBUTIONS TO CERTAIN CHARITABLE FUNDS THROUGH INDIVIDUAL INCOME TAX RETURNS, SO AS TO AUTHORIZE CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE FIRST STEPS TO SCHOOL READINESS; TO ADD SECTIONS 43-1-240 AND 44-1-280 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES AND THE BOARD AND THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL, IN ESTABLISHING PRIORITIES AND FUNDING FOR PROGRAMS AND SERVICES WHICH IMPACT ON CHILDREN AND FAMILIES DURING THE FIRST YEARS OF A CHILD'S LIFE, MUST SUPPORT THE FIRST STEPS TO SCHOOL READINESS ACT AT THE STATE AND LOCAL LEVELS; AND TO STATE THE INTENT OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY THAT STATE AGENCIES SUPPORT THE FIRST STEPS TO SCHOOL READINESS ACT.
Introduced and Committed
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Ratified

H. 3621 -- Reps. Allen, Bales, Battle, Bowers, Breeland, J. Brown, T. Brown, Emory, M. Hines, Howard, Inabinett, Jennings, Kennedy, Littlejohn, Maddox, McCraw, W. McLeod, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, Neal, Parks, Phillips, Rutherford, Scott, Simrill, J. Smith and Tripp: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 59-20-50, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO STATE AND LOCAL REQUIREMENTS UNDER THE EDUCATION FINANCE ACT AND THE MINIMUM REQUIRED TEACHER SALARY SCHEDULE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT BEGINNING WITH FISCAL YEAR 1999-2000, THE MINIMUM REQUIRED TEACHER SALARY SCHEDULE MUST BE ADJUSTED TO BE AT THE NATIONAL RATHER THAN THE SOUTHEASTERN AVERAGE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3622 -- Reps. Stille, Barfield, Leach, Walker, Keegan, Sandifer, Chellis, Rodgers, Klauber and Gilham: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION MEMORIALIZING THE CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA TO AMEND THE SOCIAL SECURITY ACT SO AS TO ALLOW THE ISSUANCE OF WAIVERS TO THE SEVERAL STATES PERMITTING THE DESIGN AND IMPLEMENTATION OF ALTERNATIVE RETIREMENT OPTIONS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3623 -- Reps. J. Brown, Howard and Neal: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION RECOGNIZING THE REVEREND DOCTOR WESTBERRY HOMER NEAL OF RICHLAND COUNTY FOR HIS MORE THAN HALF CENTURY OF FAITHFUL SERVICE AS A PASTOR, DEDICATED EDUCATOR, AND LIFE-LONG HUMANITARIAN, AND CONGRATULATING HIM UPON RECEIVING THE NATIONAL ALUMNI COUNCIL OF THE UNITED NEGRO COLLEGE FUND, INC.'S OUTSTANDING ALUMNUS AWARD.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3624 -- Reps. Wilkins, Allen, Allison, Altman, Askins, Bailey, Bales, Barfield, Barrett, Battle, Bauer, Beck, Bowers, Breeland, Campsen, Canty, Carnell, Cato, Chellis, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Cooper, Cotty, D. Smith, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Easterday, Edge, Emory, F. Smith, Fleming, G. Brown, Gamble, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, H. Brown, Hamilton, Harrell, Harris, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hawkins, Hayes, Hinson, Howard, Inabinett, J. Brown, J. Hines, J. Smith, Jennings, Keegan, Kelley, Kennedy, Kirsh, Klauber, Knotts, Koon, Lanford, Law, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, M. Hines, M. McLeod, Mack, Maddox, Martin, Mason, McCraw, McGee, McKay, McMahand, Meacham, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, Neal, Neilson, Ott, Parks, Phillips, Pinckney, Quinn, R. Smith, Rhoad, Rice, Riser, Robinson, Rodgers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scott, Seithel, Sharpe, Sheheen, Simrill, Stille, Stuart, T. Brown, Taylor, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Vaughn, W. McLeod, Walker, Webb, Whatley, Whipper, Wilder, Wilkes, Witherspoon, Woodrum and Young-Brickell: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND THE PEOPLE, PROGRAMS, AND PARTNERSHIPS THAT ARE MAKING SOUTH CAROLINA'S JUVENILE JUSTICE SYSTEM WORK, ON THE OCCASION OF THE OBSERVANCE AND CELEBRATION OF SOUTH CAROLINA'S JUVENILE JUSTICE WEEK, MARCH 1-7, 1999.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3625 -- Ways and Means Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO MAKE A SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATION FROM SURPLUS FISCAL YEAR 1997-98 GENERAL FUND REVENUES OF SIXTEEN MILLION DOLLARS TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA STATE PORTS AUTHORITY FOR THE CHARLESTON HARBOR DREDGING PROJECT.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
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Ratified

H. 3626 -- Ways and Means Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO DIRECT THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE TO PROMULGATE STRICT AND COMPREHENSIVE REGULATIONS NECESSARY TO REGULATE THE OPERATION OF VIDEO GAME MACHINES WITH A FREE PLAY FEATURE INCLUDING A RECOMMENDATION FOR THE IMPOSITION OF A TAX RATE AND REGULATIONS TO IMPOSE FEES ON SUCH MACHINES OR ON THE OWNERS, DISTRIBUTORS, OR OPERATORS THEREOF IN AN AMOUNT NECESSARY TO GENERATE REVENUE IN THE AGGREGATE OF AT LEAST TWO HUNDRED MILLION DOLLARS ANNUALLY, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE PROCEDURES UNDER WHICH THE REGULATIONS MUST BE PROMULGATED INCLUDING A PROVISION THAT THEY MUST BE SUBMITTED TO THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY BY APRIL 1, 1999, AND ARE DEEMED APPROVED ON JUNE 3, 1999, IF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY HAS NOT ENACTED A JOINT RESOLUTION PRIOR TO THIS DATE APPROVING OR DISAPPROVING SUCH REGULATIONS.
Introduced
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Recorded vote
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Proposed Amendment

H. 3627 -- Rep. Townsend: A BILL TO AMEND ARTICLE 20, CHAPTER 21, TITLE 12, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO REGULATION OF VIDEO GAME MACHINES, BY ADDING SECTION 12-21-2777 SO AS TO IMPOSE A TWENTY PERCENT TAX ON NET INCOME FROM LICENSED MACHINES, TO PROVIDE FOR THE PROCESS FOR ENFORCEMENT AND COLLECTION OF THE TAX, TO PROVIDE THAT FUNDS RAISED FROM THE TAX BE CREDITED TO A MOTOR VEHICLE TAX RELIEF FUND AND USED TO ROLL BACK SCHOOL OPERATING MILLAGE IMPOSED ON PERSONAL MOTOR VEHICLES, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE EXEMPTED PROPERTY IS CONSIDERED PROPERTY FOR BONDED INDEBTEDNESS PURPOSES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3628 -- Rep. Harrison: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 8-21-310, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE FEES AND COSTS COLLECTED BY CLERKS OF COURT, REGISTERS OF DEEDS OR COUNTY TREASURERS, SO AS TO INCREASE THE FEE FOR FILING, INDEXING, ENROLLING, AND ENTERING A FOREIGN JUDGMENT AND AFFIDAVIT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3629 -- Reps. Ott, G. Brown, Woodrum, Cobb-Hunter, T. Brown, Govan, Hayes, M. McLeod, Howard, Scott, Wilkes, Wilder, Allen, Bales, Harvin, W. McLeod, Parks, Pinckney, Rodgers and Rutherford: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 24-3-20, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS AND ITS LITTER CONTROL PROGRAM; TO AMEND SECTION 24-3-130, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE USE OF INMATE LABOR ON STATE HIGHWAYS; TO AMEND SECTION 24-13-65, RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS PROVIDING PRISONERS FOR LITTER CONTROL PROJECTS PROPOSED BY COUNTIES AND MUNICIPALITIES; TO AMEND SECTION 24-13-660, RELATING TO PUBLIC SERVICE WORK PERFORMED BY INMATES, SO AS TO PROVIDE IN EACH SECTION THAT AN INMATE IS ENTITLED TO A REDUCTION OF SEVEN DAYS IN THE TERM OF HIS SENTENCE FOR EVERY FORTY HOURS SPENT WORKING AT LITTER CONTROL AND TO PROVIDE FURTHER THAT THIS CREDIT IS INDEPENDENT OF OTHER CREDITS THE INMATE MAY EARN.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3630 -- Reps. Allison, Littlejohn and Walker: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 20-7-1642, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PROHIBITING FOSTER CARE PLACEMENT WITH CERTAIN PERSONS, SO AS TO EXPAND PROHIBITED PLACEMENTS TO INCLUDE CUSTODY, RELATIVE CARE, ADOPTIVE PLACEMENT, OR GUARDIANSHIP.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3631 -- Reps. Allison, Littlejohn and Walker: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 20-7-100, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO RIGHTS AND DUTIES OF PARENTS IN REGARD TO THEIR MINOR CHILDREN, SO AS TO REQUIRE THE COURT TO PROHIBIT A PARENT'S ACCESS AND RIGHT TO OBTAIN EDUCATIONAL AND MEDICAL RECORDS AND TO PARTICIPATE IN SCHOOL ACTIVITIES IF THE PARENT HAS BEEN CONVICTED OF CERTAIN CRIMES IN WHICH THE SPOUSE OR CHILD WAS A VICTIM OR IF THE PARENT HAS BEEN FOUND BY THE COURT TO HAVE PERPETRATED ABUSE OR NEGLECT AGAINST THE CHILD OR DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AGAINST THE SPOUSE OR CHILD.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3632 -- Reps. Loftis, Harvin, Kelley, Barfield, Barrett, Haskins, Keegan, Leach, Sandifer and Witherspoon: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 16-23-210, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO MACHINE GUNS, SAWED-OFF SHOTGUNS, AND RIFLES, SO AS TO EXCLUDE SEMI-AUTOMATIC PISTOLS, RIFLES, AND SHOTGUNS FROM THE DEFINITION OF "MILITARY FIREARM".
Introduced and Committed
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H. 3633 -- Rep. Wilkins: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 9-1-1670, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE EFFECT OF AN ERROR IN RECORDS OF THE STATE RETIREMENT SYSTEM, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR CORRECTION OF AN ERROR WITHIN TWO YEARS OF ITS COMMISSION UPON WRITTEN CERTIFICATION OF THE ERROR AND CORRECTION OF ITS RECORDS BY THE EMPLOYER, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE TWO-YEAR LIMIT DOES NOT APPLY TO PENDING REQUESTS FOR CORRECTION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3634 -- Rep. Sharpe: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 9, TITLE 23, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO FORESTRY BY ADDING SECTION 23-9-190 SO AS TO PROVIDE WHEN THE OWNER OF REAL PROPERTY IS NOT LIABLE FOR DEATH OR INJURY TO PERSONS OR PROPERTY WHEN A FIREFIGHTING AGENCY UTILIZES WATER FOR FIREFIGHTING PURPOSES FROM A SOURCE OF WATER ON REAL PROPERTY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3635 -- Rep. Sharpe: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 23, TITLE 48, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO FORESTRY BY ADDING SECTION 48-23-297 SO AS TO PERMIT THE COMMISSION OF FORESTRY TO ACCEPT DONATIONS OF NEW OR USED EQUIPMENT, TO PROVIDE DEFINITIONS, TO PROVIDE FOR THE USE AND DISPOSITION OF DONATED EQUIPMENT, AND TO PROVIDE IMMUNITY FROM LIABILITY FOR INJURIES OR DEATH RESULTING FROM DEFECTS IN DONATED AND LOANED EQUIPMENT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3636 -- Reps. Cato and Limehouse: A BILL TO AMEND ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 43 OF TITLE 38, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PROVISIONS OF LAW GOVERNING THE LICENSING AND REGULATION OF INSURANCE AGENTS BY ADDING SECTION 38-43-25, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT AN AGENT OR EMPLOYEE OF AN AUTOMOBILE RENTAL COMPANY WHO SELLS AUTOMOBILE COLLISION INSURANCE COVERAGE AND ANY OTHER TYPE OF AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE COVERAGE APPLICABLE TO A MOTOR VEHICLE BEING RENTED BY THAT COMPANY SHALL NOT BE DEEMED AN "INSURANCE AGENT".
Introduced and Committed

H. 3637 -- Reps. Kirsh and Simrill: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-3-150, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO REGISTRATION OF A MOTOR VEHICLE BY A NONRESIDENT OWNER, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR A SWORN WRITTEN RESPONSE TO INQUIRY AS TO NONRESIDENCY BY THE COUNTY AUDITOR OF ANY COUNTY IN WHICH A NONRESIDENT OWNS OR LEASES REAL OR PERSONAL PROPERTY, TO MAKE THE WILFUL FAILURE TO REGISTER IN A TIMELY MANNER A MISDEMEANOR, AND TO PROVIDE FOR PENALTIES AND PAYMENT OF TWICE THE PERSONAL PROPERTY TAXES PROPERLY DUE AND PAYABLE ON THE VEHICLE, PLUS PENALTIES AND INTEREST.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3638 -- Reps. Kirsh and Simrill: A JOINT RESOLUTION PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO SECTION 34, ARTICLE III OF THE CONSTITUTION OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1895, RELATING TO THE PROHIBITION OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY ENACTING LOCAL OR SPECIAL LAWS, SO AS TO ALLOW A COUNTY BY ORDINANCE, SUBJECT TO A FAVORABLE REFERENDUM, TO PROHIBIT THE OPERATION OR POSSESSION OF ANY TYPE OF COIN-OPERATED AMUSEMENT OR GAMING MACHINE OR DEVICE IN THAT COUNTY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3639 -- Rep. Carnell: A BILL TO AMEND ACT 727 OF 1990, RELATING TO THE DISTRIBUTION OF ONE MILL OF THE COUNTYWIDE LEVY FOR SCHOOL OPERATING PURPOSES IN GREENWOOD COUNTY TO THE DISTRICT WITH THE LOWEST ASSESSED VALUE, SO AS TO INCREASE THIS DISTRIBUTION TWO MILLS BEGINNING WITH THE 1999-2000 SCHOOL YEAR.
Introduced
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H. 3640 -- Rep. Harrison: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 17-1-40, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE DESTRUCTION OF THE CRIMINAL RECORDS OF A PERSON WHOSE CRIMINAL CHARGE HAS BEEN DISCHARGED OR DISMISSED OR WHO HAS BEEN FOUND INNOCENT OF A CRIMINAL CHARGE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A CLERK OF COURT MUST DESTROY AND MUST NOT RETAIN THESE RECORDS.
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H. 3641 -- Reps. Harrison, Seithel, Altman, Wilkins and Edge: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 1, TITLE 6, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO LOCAL GOVERNMENT, BY ADDING ARTICLE 9 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE IMPOSITION OF A DEVELOPMENT IMPACT FEE BY A COUNTY OR MUNICIPALITY BY ORDINANCE; TO PROVIDE FOR AN ADVISORY COMMITTEE FOR RECOMMENDING, AND PROCEDURES FOR ADOPTING, LAND USE ASSUMPTIONS, A CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS PLAN, AND IMPACT FEES; TO PROVIDE FOR COMPUTATION OF THE PROPORTIONATE SHARE OF COSTS OF NEW PUBLIC FACILITIES NEEDED TO SERVE NEW GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT; AND TO LIMIT THE USES OF THE REVENUE COLLECTED FROM A DEVELOPMENT IMPACT FEE TO APPLICATION TOWARD THE INCREASED COST OF SERVING NEW GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT; TO AMEND CHAPTER 37, TITLE 5, RELATING TO MUNICIPAL IMPROVEMENT DISTRICTS, SO AS TO ENACT THE MUNICIPAL IMPROVEMENTS ACT OF 1999 TO FURTHER DEFINE THE POWERS OF A MUNICIPAL GOVERNING BODY WITH RESPECT TO FINANCING AND LEVYING ASSESSMENTS UPON THOSE DISTRICTS, TO REQUIRE CONSENT FROM AN AFFECTED COUNTY OR OTHER MUNICIPALITY BEFORE SPENDING REVENUE FOR IMPROVEMENTS LOCATED THERE, AND TO PROHIBIT USE OF RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY IN AN IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT ABSENT WRITTEN CONSENT FROM THE OWNER; AND TO AMEND SECTION 33-45-30, RELATING TO AUTHORITY OF COOPERATIVE ASSOCIATIONS, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE ASSOCIATION OF MEMBERS OF A LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY AS A COOPERATIVE ASSOCIATION.
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2nd Reading
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Ratified

H. 3642 -- Reps. Harrell, Wilkins, Young-Brickell, Seithel, Simrill, Knotts, Hinson, H. Brown, Allison, Barfield, Barrett, Beck, Cato, Cotty, Dantzler, Easterday, Edge, Fleming, Hamilton, Harrison, Haskins, Keegan, Kelley, Klauber, Leach, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Loftis, Martin, Mason, McGee, McKay, Meacham, Rice, Riser, Rodgers, Sandifer, R. Smith, Townsend, Walker, Witherspoon, Woodrum and Webb: A JOINT RESOLUTION PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO SECTION 1(8), ARTICLE X OF THE CONSTITUTION OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1895, RELATING TO THE ASSESSMENT OF PROPERTY TAXES ON THE CLASS OF PROPERTY DEFINED AS "ALL OTHER PERSONAL PROPERTY", SO AS TO CREATE A NEW PROPERTY TAX CLASSIFICATION CONSISTING OF MOTOR VEHICLES AS DEFINED BY LAW NOT USED IN A TRADE OR BUSINESS TAXED ON AN ASSESSMENT EQUAL TO TEN AND ONE-HALF PERCENT OF FAIR MARKET VALUE OR SOME LESSER PERCENTAGE OF FAIR MARKET VALUE, INCLUDING ZERO PERCENT, THAT THE GOVERNING BODY OF THE COUNTY ESTABLISHES ON AN ANNUAL BASIS BY ORDINANCE; AND PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO SECTION 3, ARTICLE X, RELATING TO PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTIONS, SO AS TO ALLOW THE GOVERNING BODY OF A COUNTY BY ORDINANCE TO EXEMPT FROM PROPERTY TAX LEVIED IN THE COUNTY ALL OR A PORTION OF THE VALUE OF A PRIVATE PASSENGER MOTOR VEHICLE REGISTERED IN THE COUNTY AND TO ALLOW THE GOVERNING BODY TO LIMIT THE EXEMPTION TO SPECIFIC CLASSES OF TAXPAYERS.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3643 -- Reps. Sandifer and Barrett: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 25, TITLE 50, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO BOATING AND SURFING BY ADDING ARTICLE 10 RELATING TO MOTORBOATS ON TUGALO LAKE SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT, WITH CERTAIN EXCEPTIONS, NO MOTOR IN EXCESS OF TWENTY HORSEPOWER SHALL BE USED ON ANY VESSEL OPERATED ON TUGALO LAKE, AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Ratified

H. 3644 -- Reps. Clyburn, Allen, Allison, Altman, Askins, Bailey, Bales, Barfield, Barrett, Battle, Bauer, Beck, Bowers, Breeland, Campsen, Canty, Carnell, Cato, Chellis, Cobb-Hunter, Cooper, Cotty, D. Smith, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Easterday, Edge, Emory, F. Smith, Fleming, G. Brown, Gamble, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, H. Brown, Hamilton, Harrell, Harris, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hawkins, Hayes, Hinson, Howard, Inabinett, J. Brown, J. Hines, J. Smith, Jennings, Keegan, Kelley, Kennedy, Kirsh, Klauber, Knotts, Koon, Lanford, Law, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, M. Hines, M. McLeod, Mack, Maddox, Martin, Mason, McCraw, McGee, McKay, McMahand, Meacham, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, Neal, Neilson, Ott, Parks, Phillips, Pinckney, Quinn, R. Smith, Rhoad, Rice, Riser, Robinson, Rodgers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scott, Seithel, Sharpe, Sheheen, Simrill, Stille, Stuart, T. Brown, Taylor, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Vaughn, W. McLeod, Walker, Webb, Whatley, Whipper, Wilder, Wilkes, Wilkins, Witherspoon, Woodrum and Young-Brickell: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION CONGRATULATING CLARENCE W. DICKERT, DISTRICT SUPERINTENDENT OF EDGEFIELD COUNTY SCHOOLS, ON HIS NOMINATION FOR THE "SOUTH CAROLINA RURAL EDUCATOR OF THE YEAR" AWARD AND HIS APPOINTMENT TO THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION, AND COMMENDING HIM FOR HIS PROFESSIONALISM AND HIS DEDICATION TO PUBLIC EDUCATION.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3645 -- Rep. Townsend: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION DESIGNATING TUESDAY, MARCH 2, 1999, AS "READ ACROSS AMERICA DAY" IN SOUTH CAROLINA, URGING EVERY CITIZEN IN THE PALMETTO STATE TO ENSURE THAT EVERY CHILD IS READ-TO BY A CARING ADULT AT LEAST ONCE ON THAT DAY, AND REDEDICATING THIS STATE TO EFFORTS WHICH ENGAGE IN PROGRAMS AND ACTIVITIES TO PLACE SOUTH CAROLINA'S CHILDREN AMONG THE BEST READERS IN THE NATION.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3646 -- Reps. Leach, Cato, Easterday, Hamilton, Haskins, Loftis, Rice, Tripp and Vaughn: A BILL TO AMEND ACT 521 OF 1992, RELATING TO THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE SCHOOL DISTRICT OF GREENVILLE COUNTY, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE ELECTION OF TRUSTEES IN PARTISAN INSTEAD OF NONPARTISAN ELECTIONS AND FOR THE NOMINATION OF CANDIDATES.
Introduced
Co-Sponsor removed
Co-Sponsor removed
Proposed Amendment
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Point of Order
Point of Order
Tabled

H. 3647 -- Reps. Miller, Rodgers, Chellis, Keegan, Altman, Kennedy, Limehouse, Gilham, Barfield, Witherspoon, Dantzler, Bowers, Kelley, Bailey and Young-Brickell: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO MEMORIALIZE THE CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES, THE U.S. ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS, AND THE FEDERAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY TO REVISIT THE CURRENT REGULATIONS TO ALLOW FOR THE REINSTATEMENT OF PREVIOUSLY APPROVED EMERGENCY SHELTERS IN THE COASTAL COUNTIES AND TO APPROVE SHELTERS RECOMMENDED BY LOCAL CITY AND COUNTY GOVERNMENTS OF GEORGETOWN, HORRY, CHARLESTON, BEAUFORT, AND COLLETON.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3648 -- Reps. Neilson, Lucas and J. Hines: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE THE DARLINGTON RACEWAY AS IT CELEBRATES FIFTY YEARS OF NASCAR RACING IN THE SOUTHERN 500 AND TO HONOR THE RACEWAY ON ITS FIFTIETH ANNIVERSARY FOR THE YEARS OF HISTORY, TRADITION, SPORTS MEMORIES, AND ENTERTAINMENT IT HAS PROVIDED TO THE CITIZENS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, TO THE NATION, AND TO RACING FANS EVERYWHERE AND THANK ITS MANAGEMENT FOR A JOB WELL DONE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3649 -- Rep. Tripp: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-3360, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE DEFINITION OF "NEW JOB" FOR PURPOSES OF CLAIMING THE JOB TAX CREDIT, SO AS TO INCLUDE A JOB REINSTATED AFTER THE EMPLOYER HAS REBUILT A FACILITY DUE TO INVOLUNTARY CONVERSION, BY EMINENT DOMAIN OR CONDEMNATION, OF A PRIOR EXISTING FACILITY; AND TO AMEND SECTIONS 12-10-30, AS AMENDED, AND 12-10-35, BOTH RELATING TO QUALIFICATION OF A BUSINESS PURSUANT TO THE ENTERPRISE ZONE ACT OF 1995, SO AS TO CONFORM CRITERIA TO INCLUDE THE DEFINITION OF "NEW JOB" AS A JOB CREATED OR REINSTATED PURSUANT TO SECTION 12-6-3360.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Amended
Point of Order

H. 3650 -- Reps. Clyburn and M. Hines: A BILL TO AMEND ACT 955 OF 1974, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE COMPENSATION OF THE EDGEFIELD COUNTY DISTRICT SCHOOL BOARD OF TRUSTEES, SO AS TO INCREASE THE COMPENSATION.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Debate Adjourned
Ratified

H. 3651 -- Reps. Maddox, M. McLeod, J. Brown, Hamilton, Stille and Woodrum: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 16-11-311, AS AMENDED, AND SECTIONS 16-11-312 AND 16-11-313, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, ALL RELATING TO THE CRIME OF BURGLARY, SO AS TO DELETE THE REQUIREMENT THAT A PERSON WHO COMMITS BURGLARY MUST INTEND TO COMMIT A CRIME WITHIN THE DWELLING OR BUILDING THAT IS BURGLARIZED.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3652 -- Reps. Young-Brickell, Bailey, Law and Riser: A BILL TO AMEND TITLE 48, CHAPTER 27, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE LICENSING AND REGULATION OF FORESTERS, SO AS TO CONFORM THIS CHAPTER TO THE STATUTORY ORGANIZATIONAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE FRAMEWORK ESTABLISHED FOR PROFESSIONAL AND OCCUPATIONAL LICENSING BOARDS IN CHAPTER 1, TITLE 40 AND AMONG OTHER THINGS, TO FURTHER DEFINE AND CLARIFY THE PRACTICE OF FORESTRY AND TO REVISE PROCEDURES FOR USE OF AN ESCROW ACCOUNT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3653 -- Reps. Rutherford, Bales, J. Brown, Cotty, Harrison, Howard, Lourie, Neal, Quinn, Scott and J. Smith: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE DEEPEST SYMPATHY OF THE MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO THE FAMILY AND MANY FRIENDS OF THE HONORABLE WALTER JONES, SR., WHO DIED ON SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 1999.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3654 -- Reps. Gourdine, Kennedy, Law, Scott, Harvin, Howard, Canty, H. Brown, Limehouse, J. Smith, Battle, Bowers, Breeland, J. Brown, Clyburn, Dantzler, J. Hines, M. Hines, Jennings, Lloyd, Mack, McGee, McMahand, Moody-Lawrence, Neal, Parks, Pinckney, Rutherford and Stille: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 50-21-860, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO RESTRICTIONS ON THE USE OF AIRBOATS, SO AS TO DELETE CERTAIN RESTRICTIONS AND PROVIDE THAT IT IS UNLAWFUL TO USE AIRBOATS DURING THE PERIOD FROM ONE HOUR AFTER LEGAL SUNSET TO LEGAL SUNRISE AND AT ANYTIME DURING THE SEASON FOR HUNTING WATERFOWL.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3655 -- Rep. Wilkins: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-750, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO A MOTOR VEHICLE FAILING TO STOP WHEN SIGNALED BY A LAW ENFORCEMENT VEHICLE, SO AS TO REVISE THE PENALTY PROVISION AND TO DELETE THE PROVISION WHICH ALLOWS THE EXPUNGING OF THE RECORDS OF THE ARREST AND CONVICTION OF A PERSON WHO HAS BEEN CONVICTED OF A FIRST OFFENSE VIOLATION OF THIS PROVISION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3656 -- Reps. Littlejohn, Trotter, Allison, Barrett, Beck, Cato, Davenport, Easterday, Emory, Fleming, Hamilton, Haskins, Inabinett, Keegan, Kelley, Leach, Loftis, Martin, Rhoad, Riser, Robinson, Rodgers, Sandifer, Simrill, J. Smith, R. Smith, Stille, Townsend, Vaughn, Walker, Webb, Whatley, Wilder, Woodrum and Young-Brickell: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 20-1-110 SO AS TO ABOLISH COMMON LAW MARRIAGE IN SOUTH CAROLINA AFTER JUNE 30, 1999, AND TO RECOGNIZE THE VALIDITY OF COMMON LAW MARRIAGES IN EXISTENCE ON THAT DATE; AND TO AMEND SECTION 20-1-360, RELATING TO THE EFFECT OF THE ARTICLE ON MARRIAGE LICENSES ON MARRIAGES CONTRACTED WITHOUT THE ISSUANCE OF A LICENSE, SO AS TO CONFORM THIS SECTION TO THE ABOLISHMENT OF COMMON LAW MARRIAGE AFTER JUNE 30, 1999.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor removed
Other proceedings

H. 3657 -- Reps. Harvin and M. McLeod: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND MR. FERDINAND PEARSON OF CLARENDON COUNTY ON THE OCCASION OF THE FORTIETH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION OF THE MANNING BRANCH OF THE NAACP ON MARCH 6, 1999, AND TO RECOGNIZE HIS CONTRIBUTIONS AS A CHARTER MEMBER OF THE MANNING BRANCH OF THE NAACP.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3658 -- Reps. Harvin and M. McLeod: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND MR. THELMAR BETHUNE OF CLARENDON COUNTY ON THE OCCASION OF THE FORTIETH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION OF THE MANNING BRANCH OF THE NAACP ON MARCH 6, 1999, AND TO RECOGNIZE MR. BETHUNE'S CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE MANNING BRANCH OF THE NAACP AND HIS OTHER LEADERSHIP ROLES IN CLARENDON COUNTY.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3659 -- Reps. Harvin and M. McLeod: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND THE HONORABLE REUBEN B. CLARK OF CLARENDON COUNTY FOR HIS WORK IN ESTABLISHING THE MANNING BRANCH OF THE NAACP, WHICH WILL CELEBRATE ITS FORTIETH ANNIVERSARY ON MARCH 6, 1999, AND TO RECOGNIZE HIS CONTRIBUTIONS AS A LEADER IN CLARENDON COUNTY.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3660 -- Rep. Battle: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE DR. ROBERT F. TESTIN OF OCONEE COUNTY ON BEING CHOSEN TO RECEIVE THE FOOD INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION OF SOUTH CAROLINA LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3661 -- Rep. Howard: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO PROVIDE THAT THE SCHOOL DAY MISSED ON FEBRUARY 24, 1999, BY THE STUDENTS OF RICHLAND COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT ONE FOR SCHOOL YEAR 1998-99 WHEN THE SCHOOLS WERE CLOSED DUE TO SNOW AND WEATHER 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.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Ratified

H. 3662 -- Reps. Govan, Allen, Allison, Altman, Askins, Bailey, Bales, Barfield, Barrett, Battle, Bauer, Beck, Bowers, Breeland, Campsen, Canty, Carnell, Cato, Chellis, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Cooper, Cotty, D. Smith, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Easterday, Edge, Emory, F. Smith, Fleming, G. Brown, Gamble, Gilham, Gourdine, H. Brown, Hamilton, Harrell, Harris, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hawkins, Hayes, Hinson, Howard, Inabinett, J. Brown, J. Hines, J. Smith, Jennings, Keegan, Kelley, Kennedy, Kirsh, Klauber, Knotts, Koon, Lanford, Law, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, M. Hines, M. McLeod, Mack, Maddox, Martin, Mason, McCraw, McGee, McKay, McMahand, Meacham, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Parks, Phillips, Pinckney, Quinn, R. Smith, Rhoad, Rice, Riser, Robinson, Rodgers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scott, Seithel, Sharpe, Sheheen, Simrill, Stille, Stuart, T. Brown, Taylor, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Vaughn, W. McLeod, Walker, Webb, Whatley, Whipper, Wilder, Wilkes, Wilkins, Witherspoon, Woodrum and Young-Brickell: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION PROUDLY RECOGNIZING AND HEARTILY CONGRATULATING SOUTH CAROLINA NATIVE DR. ROBERT FURCHGOTT ON HIS AWARD OF THE 1998 NOBEL PRIZE FOR MEDICINE DECEMBER 10, 1998, AT CEREMONIES IN STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3663 -- Reps. Limehouse, Altman, Bales, Barfield, Bowers, H. Brown, Campsen, Chellis, Cotty, Gilham, Harrell, Keegan, Meacham, Riser, Rodgers, Sandifer, Stille, Whatley, Witherspoon, Young-Brickell, Rutherford, Parks and Lloyd: A BILL TO AMEND ARTICLE 3, CHAPTER 37, TITLE 12, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTIONS, BY ADDING SECTION 12-37-226 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT AN INCREASE IN THE FAIR MARKET VALUE OF OWNER-OCCUPIED RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY IS EXEMPT FROM PROPERTY TAX TO THE EXTENT THE INCREASE EXCEEDS THE VALUE OF PERMANENT IMPROVEMENTS AND MORE THAN FIFTEEN PERCENT OF THE AVERAGE INCREASE IN THE ASSESSED VALUE OF ALL TAXABLE PROPERTIES IN THE COUNTY IN THE YEAR IMMEDIATELY PRECEDING A COUNTYWIDE REASSESSMENT AND THE YEAR OF A COUNTYWIDE REASSESSMENT, SO LONG AS THE PROPERTY REMAINS OCCUPIED BY THE SAME OWNER OR BY HIS SPOUSE; AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE COUNTY ASSESSOR SET THE FAIR MARKET VALUE WHEN THE PROPERTY IS TRANSFERRED.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3664 -- Rules Committee: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO SET BY SPECIAL ORDER H.3626, RELATING TO VIDEO GAME MACHINES WITH A FREE PLAY FEATURE, FOR 2ND READING OR OTHER CONSIDERATION ON WEDNESDAY, MARCH 3, 1999, IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING THE CALL OF THE UNCONTESTED CALENDAR AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE CONTINUING SPECIAL ORDER CONSIDERATION OF H.3626 UNTIL 3RD READING OR OTHER DISPOSITION.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3665 -- Reps. Scott, Allen, Allison, Altman, Askins, Bailey, Bales, Barfield, Barrett, Battle, Bauer, Beck, Bowers, Breeland, G. Brown, H. Brown, J. Brown, T. Brown, Campsen, Canty, Carnell, Cato, Chellis, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Easterday, Edge, Emory, Fleming, Gamble, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Hamilton, Harrell, Harris, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hawkins, Hayes, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Howard, Inabinett, Jennings, Keegan, Kelley, Kennedy, Kirsh, Klauber, Knotts, Koon, Lanford, Law, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, Maddox, Martin, Mason, McCraw, McGee, McKay, M. McLeod, W. McLeod, McMahand, Meacham, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Parks, Phillips, Pinckney, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Riser, Robinson, Rodgers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Seithel, Sharpe, Sheheen, Simrill, D. Smith, F. Smith, J. Smith, R. Smith, Stille, Stuart, Taylor, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Vaughn, Walker, Webb, Whatley, Whipper, Wilder, Wilkes, Wilkins, Witherspoon, Woodrum and Young-Brickell: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION CONGRATULATING THE HONORABLE ALISON RENEE LEE OF RICHLAND COUNTY, FORMERLY SOUTH CAROLINA ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGE, ON HER ELECTION TO THE BENCH OF THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3666 -- Reps. Davenport, Altman, Barrett, Bowers, T. Brown, Clyburn, Hamilton, M. Hines, Kirsh, Klauber, Knotts, Lee, Littlejohn, McGee, Neilson, Rice and Stille: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO AMEND RULE 5.3 OF THE RULES OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, RELATING TO THE GENERAL APPROPRIATIONS BILL AND SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATIONS BILLS, SO AS TO REQUIRE A SEPARATE VOTE ON EVERY PROVISION IN SUCH A BILL ADDING OR AMENDING PERMANENT LAW IF THE PROVISION DID NOT APPEAR IN THE BILL AS PASSED BY THE HOUSE OR IF THE PROVISION WAS AMENDED AFTER THE BILL PASSED THE HOUSE BEFORE THE HOUSE VOTES TO APPROVE A CONFERENCE OR FREE CONFERENCE REPORT ON SUCH A BILL AND TO PROVIDE THAT FAILURE TO APPROVE A PERMANENT LAW PROVISION IN THIS SEPARATE VOTE IS DEEMED A VOTE REJECTING THE CONFERENCE OR FREE CONFERENCE REPORT ON THE BILL.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3667 -- Reps. J. Smith and Lourie: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 14-23-1040, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE QUALIFICATIONS NECESSARY TO HOLD THE OFFICE OF PROBATE JUDGE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THE CANDIDATE MUST MEET THE CONSTITUTIONAL REQUIREMENTS FOR PERSONS ELECTED TO OFFICE AND TO PROVIDE CANDIDATES MUST BE ATTORNEYS WITH AT LEAST FIVE YEARS OF EXPERIENCE PRACTICING LAW, AND TO PROVIDE THAT A PROBATE JUDGE SERVING ON JULY 1, 1999, OR SEEKING REELECTION AFTER THAT DATE, NEED NOT MEET THESE QUALIFICATIONS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3668 -- Rep. J. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 20-1-110 SO AS TO ABOLISH COMMON LAW MARRIAGE IN SOUTH CAROLINA AFTER JUNE 30, 1999, AND TO RECOGNIZE THE VALIDITY OF COMMON LAW MARRIAGES IN EXISTENCE ON THAT DATE; AND TO AMEND SECTION 20-1-360, RELATING TO THE EFFECT ON MARRIAGE LICENSES ON MARRIAGES CONTRACTED WITHOUT THE ISSUANCE OF A LICENSE, SO AS TO CONFORM THIS SECTION TO THE ABOLISHMENT OF COMMON LAW MARRIAGE AFTER JUNE 30, 1999.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3669 -- Rep. Davenport: A BILL TO AMEND ARTICLE 5, CHAPTER 6, TITLE 61, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE CONTROL ACT, BY ADDING SUBARTICLE 4 SO AS TO REQUIRE THAT A PRIVATE NONPROFIT CLUB OR ORGANIZATION OBTAIN A LICENSE FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE FOR THE POSSESSION OR CONSUMPTION OF ALCOHOLIC LIQUORS ON ITS PREMISES AND TO PROVIDE THE CRITERIA FOR THE LICENSE; AND TO AMEND SECTION 61-6-1620, RELATING TO THE RESTRICTIONS ON MINIBOTTLE LICENSEES, SO AS TO CONFORM THESE PROVISIONS TO THE REQUIREMENT OF THIS NEW LICENSE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3670 -- Reps. Fleming, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Hayes, McCraw, Phillips, Trotter and Rutherford: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-720, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO GRADUATED SCALE OF POINTS ASSIGNED TO THE VARIOUS MOTOR VEHICLE VIOLATIONS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON WHO IS CHARGED WITH CERTAIN VIOLATIONS CONTAINED IN THIS PROVISION MAY PAY A FINE IN LIEU OF HAVING THE POINTS ASSOCIATED WITH THE VIOLATION ASSESSED AGAINST HIS DRIVING RECORD.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3671 -- Reps. Fleming, Bales, Cato, Hayes, Koon, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Mason, Rhoad, Riser, Sandifer, R. Smith, Stille and Vaughn: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING CHAPTER 30 TO TITLE 17 SO AS TO PROVIDE PROCEDURES TO CONDUCT WIRE AND ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS INTERCEPTION AND INTERCEPTION OF ORAL COMMUNICATIONS AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATION OF THESE PROCEDURES.
Introduced and Committed
Other proceedings

H. 3672 -- Reps. Fleming, Bales, Cato, Gamble, Gilham, Hamilton, Hayes, Limehouse, Mason, Riser, Sandifer, R. Smith, Tripp and Vaughn: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 61-6-120, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PROXIMITY REQUIREMENTS FOR ESTABLISHMENTS AND PLACES OF BUSINESS WITH LIQUOR LICENSES, SO AS TO EXTEND THESE REQUIREMENTS TO CHILD DAY-CARE FACILITIES, TO DEFINE "CHILD DAY-CARE FACILITIES", AND TO REVISE THE METHOD OF MEASURING FOR THESE REQUIREMENTS SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT MEASUREMENTS MUST BE MADE ONLY ALONG LEGAL PEDESTRIAN AND VEHICULAR TRAVEL ROUTES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3673 -- Reps. Simrill, Cotty, Klauber, Maddox, Allison, Bailey, H. Brown, J. Brown, Cato, Edge, Gamble, Gilham, Hamilton, Harrell, Harvin, Haskins, Keegan, Kirsh, Leach, McGee, Meacham, Quinn, Rice, Rodgers, R. Smith, Stille, Stuart, Trotter, Vaughn, Walker, Wilder, Wilkins, Woodrum, Young-Brickell, Barrett, Riser, Neilson, Hawkins, J. Hines, W. McLeod and Pinckney: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-2930, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE PROHIBITION AGAINST OPERATING A MOTOR VEHICLE WHILE UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF ALCOHOL OR ANOTHER SUBSTANCE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IT IS UNLAWFUL TO OPERATE A MOTOR VEHICLE WITH AN ALCOHOL CONCENTRATION OF TEN ONE-HUNDREDTHS OF ONE PERCENT OR MORE, AND BY AMENDING SECTION 56-5-2950, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO A DRIVER'S IMPLIED CONSENT TO BE TESTED FOR ALCOHOL OR DRUGS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON WHO HAS AN ALCOHOL CONCENTRATION OF TEN ONE-HUNDREDTHS OF ONE PERCENT OR MORE IS CONCLUSIVELY PRESUMED TO HAVE AN ILLEGAL ALCOHOL CONCENTRATION.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
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Co-Sponsor added

H. 3674 -- Reps. Harrell, Campsen, Webb, Barfield, Keegan, Sandifer, McGee, Mason, Rodgers, Wilkins, Knotts, Bauer, Fleming, Klauber, Simrill, Limehouse, Chellis, Young-Brickell, Woodrum, Loftis, Altman, R. Smith, Harrison, Witherspoon, Barrett, Leach, Martin, Cato, Walker, Hinson and Kelley: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-36-90, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE DEFINITION OF "GROSS PROCEEDS OF SALES" FOR PURPOSES OF THE STATE SALES AND USE TAX, SO AS TO EXEMPT FROM THAT DEFINITION THE SALES PRICE ON SALES WHICH ARE UNCOLLECTIBLE, TO PROVIDE FOR CREDIT FOR TAXES PAID ON UNCOLLECTIBLE AMOUNTS, AND TO PROVIDE FOR LATER PAYMENT OF TAXES ON AMOUNTS SUBSEQUENTLY COLLECTED.
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H. 3675 -- Rep. W. McLeod: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-28-310, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO TAX ON GASOLINE AND DIESEL FUEL SO AS TO INCREASE THE TAX BY TWO CENTS A GALLON AND TO DESIGNATE THE FUNDS RAISED BY THE INCREASE TO THE USE FOR MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR OF AND IMPROVEMENTS TO THE STATE'S ROADS.
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H. 3676 -- Reps. Cobb-Hunter, Clyburn, Maddox, Pinckney, Whipper and Delleney: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 1, TITLE 41, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE GENERAL PROVISIONS OF LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT LAW, BY ADDING SECTION 41-1-110 SO AS TO ESTABLISH FOR A PERSON EMPLOYED BY AN EMPLOYER DOING BUSINESS OR EMPLOYING RESIDENTS OF THIS STATE THE RIGHT TO EXAMINE AND OBTAIN COPIES OF ALL OF THE CONTENTS OF HIS PERSONNEL RECORD AS MAINTAINED BY THAT EMPLOYER, TO PROVIDE FOR THE TIME, PLACE, AND MANNER WHICH EMPLOYERS AND EMPLOYEES MUST FOLLOW RELATING TO ACCESS TO PERSONNEL RECORDS, TO PROVIDE FOR FEES FOR DEFRAYING THE COST OF GRANTING ACCESS TO SUCH PERSONNEL FILE OR MAKING COPIES, TO PROVIDE FOR CERTAIN FINES WHICH MAY BE LEVIED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING AND REGULATION, TO PROVIDE A CIVIL REMEDY FOR VIOLATIONS, AND TO PROVIDE FOR RELATED MATTERS.
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H. 3677 -- Ways and Means Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO PROPOSE AN AMENDMENT TO SECTION 7, ARTICLE XVII OF THE CONSTITUTION OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1895, SO AS TO DELETE REFERENCES TO THE PROHIBITION ON LOTTERIES, THEIR ADVERTISING, AND TICKET SALES AND TO PROVIDE THAT LOTTERIES MAY BE CONDUCTED ONLY BY THE STATE AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE USE OF THE REVENUES DERIVED FROM THE LOTTERIES.
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H. 3678 -- Reps. Haskins and J. Smith: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE APRIL 24, 1999, AS "SOUTH CAROLINA DAY OF REMEMBRANCE OF THE ARMENIAN GENOCIDE OF 1915-1923" SO AS TO HONOR THE MEMORY OF THE ONE AND ONE-HALF MILLION PEOPLE OF ARMENIAN ANCESTRY WHO LOST THEIR LIVES DURING THAT TERRIBLE TIME AND TO HONOR THE MEMORY OF THE VICTIMS OF GENOCIDE THROUGHOUT THE WORLD.
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H. 3679 -- Rep. T. Brown: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 43-5-80 SO AS TO REQUIRE A WELFARE RECIPIENT TO SCHEDULE ONE MEETING EACH SEMESTER WITH AT LEAST ONE TEACHER OF EACH OF THE RECIPIENT'S CHILDREN; TO REQUIRE THE PARENT AND SCHOOL PRINCIPAL TO SIGN A FORM IN DUPLICATE AT THE TIME OF THE PARENT AND TEACHER VISIT; TO TERMINATE WELFARE FOR ONE MONTH IF A RECIPIENT FAILS TO COMPLY WITH THIS SECTION; TO AUTHORIZE A WAIVER UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES; AND TO PROVIDE FOR A HEARING IF TERMINATION IS CONTESTED.
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H. 3680 -- Rep. Sandifer: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 34-3-225 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A BANK, FINANCIAL ORGANIZATION, OR OTHER ENTITY ISSUING A CREDIT OR DEBIT CARD MAY NOT HOLD OR BLOCK FROM THE UNDERLYING ACCOUNT OR LINE OF CREDIT MORE THAN ONE HUNDRED PERCENT OF THE AMOUNT OR VALUE OF A PURCHASE OR TRANSACTION ENTERED INTO BY THE HOLDER OR ANOTHER AUTHORIZED USER OF THE CREDIT OR DEBIT CARD.
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H. 3681 -- Reps. Knotts, Whatley, Bauer, J. Brown, Clyburn, Davenport, Moody-Lawrence and Neilson: A BILL TO AMEND TITLE 39 OF THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976 BY ADDING CHAPTER 56 SO AS TO REINSTATE THE SOUTH CAROLINA CEMETERY BOARD AND TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THE LICENSING AND REGULATION OF CEMETERY COMPANIES UNDER THE SECRETARY OF STATE AND TO REPEAL CHAPTER 55, TITLE 39 RELATING TO THE LICENSURE AND REGULATION OF CEMETERIES.
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H. 3682 -- Reps. Hinson, Gamble, M. McLeod, Altman, Simrill and Leach: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 20-7-7805, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DISPOSITIONAL POWERS OF THE FAMILY COURT IN JUVENILE PROCEEDINGS, SO AS TO AUTHORIZE THE COURT TO EXTEND PROBATION TO THE JUVENILE'S NINETEENTH BIRTHDAY AND TO ASSESS A FEE AGAINST THE JUVENILE DURING THIS EXTENSION; AND TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF JUVENILE JUSTICE TO REPORT TO THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY ON THE FISCAL IMPACT OF SUCH EXTENSIONS OF PROBATION DURING FISCAL YEAR 1999-2000.
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H. 3683 -- Reps. Hinson, Knotts, Altman, Gamble, Leach and McKay: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-17-115 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT ALL PERSONS APPLYING FOR EMPLOYMENT IN ANY CAPACITY WITHIN ANY PUBLIC SCHOOL OR PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT SHALL BE REQUIRED TO SUBMIT FINGERPRINTS FOR THE PURPOSE OF A BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION AND A CRIMINAL HISTORY CHECK.
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H. 3684 -- Reps. Neilson, J. Hines and Lucas: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION COMMENDING JONATHAN SIMS OF DARLINGTON COUNTY, SIXTH GRADER AT BRUNSON-DARGAN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, FOR HIS HONESTY AND INTEGRITY AT THE YOUNG AGE OF ELEVEN, AND CONGRATULATING HIM ON BEING NAMED A "HOME TOWN HERO" BY THE MORNING NEWS OF FLORENCE.
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H. 3685 -- Reps. Harvin, Barfield, G. Brown, J. Brown, Canty, Dantzler, Gourdine, J. Hines, Hinson, Law, M. McLeod, Ott and Woodrum: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 51-13-230, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE POWERS OF THE SANTEE COOPER COUNTIES PROMOTION COMMISSION, SO AS TO AUTHORIZE THE COMMISSION TO BORROW MONEY.
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H. 3686 -- Rep. Altman: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 20-7-1540 SO AS TO SPECIFY THAT A GUARDIAN AD LITEM IN CASES IN WHICH CUSTODY OR VISITATION IS IN ISSUE MUST BE AN ATTORNEY, A PERSON TRAINED BY THE SOUTH CAROLINA GUARDIAN AD LITEM PROGRAM, OR REGISTERED WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES; AND TO ADD SECTION 20-7-1542 SO AS TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES TO ESTABLISH A REGISTRY OF GUARDIANS AD LITEM, AND TO PRESCRIBE REQUIREMENTS FOR REGISTRATION, PROCEDURES FOR FILING COMPLAINTS, AND GROUNDS FOR REVOKING A REGISTRATION .
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H. 3687 -- Reps. Altman and Whipper: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING CHAPTER 33 TO TITLE 56 SO AS TO REQUIRE A MOTOR VEHICLE REPAIR FACILITY TO PROVIDE A CUSTOMER A WRITTEN ESTIMATE, TO REQUIRE CONSENT FROM THE CUSTOMER BEFORE SERVICE OR REPAIR BEGINS, TO PROHIBIT A MOTOR VEHICLE REPAIR FACILITY FROM EXCEEDING ITS APPROVED ESTIMATE, TO REQUIRE DISPLAY OF THESE REGULATIONS IN THE FACILITY, TO REQUIRE NOTICE OF USE OF "AFTER MARKET" OR USED PARTS, TO GIVE CUSTOMERS THE RIGHT TO INSPECT AND RETAIN REPLACED PARTS, AND TO PROVIDE REMEDIES AND PENALTIES FOR FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH THESE PROVISIONS; AND TO AMEND SECTION 29-15-10, RELATING TO LIENS FOR CHARGES FOR REPAIRS AND STORAGE, SO AS TO REQUIRE NOTICE BY CERTIFIED MAIL RETURN RECEIPT REQUESTED AND TO EXCLUDE CHARGES NOT AUTHORIZED AS PROVIDED IN THIS CHAPTER.
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H. 3688 -- Reps. Inabinett, Sharpe, Kennedy, Bales, Barfield, Battle, Breeland, J. Brown, T. Brown, Canty, Cobb-Hunter, Gourdine, Jennings, Kelley, Lloyd, Mack, M. McLeod, W. McLeod, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, Neilson, Phillips, Pinckney, Rutherford, Vaughn, Whatley, Whipper and Wilkes: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION MEMORIALIZING CONGRESS TO EXTEND THE OLDER AMERICANS ACT (OAA) FOR NOT LESS THAN THREE YEARS AND TO INCREASE THE OAA'S FUNDING BY AT LEAST EIGHT PERCENT.
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H. 3689 -- Reps. Inabinett, Sharpe, Littlejohn, Bailey, Bales, Barfield, Bowers, Breeland, J. Brown, T. Brown, Canty, Cobb-Hunter, Davenport, Emory, Gourdine, Jennings, Kennedy, Lloyd, Mack, M. McLeod, W. McLeod, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, Neilson, Pinckney, Rutherford, Whatley, Whipper and Wilkes: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION MEMORIALIZING THE PRESIDENT AND CONGRESS TO PROTECT THE INTEGRITY OF SOCIAL SECURITY AND TO TAKE CERTAIN DEFINITE, ENUMERATED STEPS OF RESPONSIBILITY AIMED AT STRENGTHENING AND PROTECTING THE SOCIAL SECURITY SYSTEM.
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H. 3690 -- Rep. Limehouse: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 50-13-1610, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE SALE OR TRAFFIC IN CERTAIN GAME FISH, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IT IS UNLAWFUL TO SELL, OFFER FOR SALE, BARTER, TRAFFIC IN, OR PURCHASE SWORDFISH, AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS OF THIS SECTION.
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H. 3691 -- Reps. Gilham, Kelley, Lloyd, Pinckney and Rodgers: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 27-31-130, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE HORIZONTAL PROPERTY ACT AND THE PROVISION THAT THE HORIZONTAL PROPERTY REGIME MAY BE WAIVED AND MERGED, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IN THE CASE OF NONPROFIT LONG-TERM CARE RETIREMENT OR LIFE CARE FACILITIES WHERE THERE ARE CO-OWNERS, THEN A TWO-THIRDS VOTE, RATHER THAN A UNANIMOUS VOTE, OF THE CO-OWNERS SUFFICES TO WAIVE THE REGIME.
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H. 3692 -- Reps. Rodgers, Gilham, Lloyd and Pinckney: A BILL TO AMEND ARTICLE 5, CHAPTER 3, TITLE 15, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO LIMITATION OF CIVIL ACTIONS, BY ADDING SECTION 15-3-548 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT ACTIONS FOR ASSAULT AND ACTIONS FOR BATTERY MUST BE COMMENCED WITHIN FOUR YEARS; AND TO AMEND SECTION 15-3-550, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO CIVIL ACTIONS WHICH MUST BE COMMENCED WITHIN TWO YEARS, SO AS TO DELETE THE REFERENCE TO AN ACTION FOR ASSAULT AND AN ACTION FOR BATTERY.
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H. 3693 -- Reps. J. Smith and Lourie: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 16-17-445, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO REGULATION OF UNSOLICITED CONSUMER TELEPHONE CALLS, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR ADDITIONAL DEFINITIONS, TO PROVIDE THAT A TELEPHONE SOLICITOR WHO MAKES AN UNSOLICITED CONSUMER TELEPHONE CALL MUST DISCLOSE PROMPTLY TO THE PERSON RECEIVING THE CALL THE IDENTITY OF THE SELLER, THAT THE PURPOSE OF THE CALL IS TO SELL GOODS OR SERVICES, THE NATURE OF THE GOODS OR SERVICES, THAT NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT IS NECESSARY TO WIN OR PARTICIPATE IN A PRIZE PROMOTION IF A PRIZE PROMOTION IS OFFERED, AND THAT, WHEN REQUESTED, THE TELEMARKETER MUST DISCLOSE THE NO PURCHASE/NO PAYMENT ENTRY METHOD FOR THE PRIZE PROMOTION, AND TO REVISE THE METHOD BY WHICH THE CALLED PARTY'S NAME MAY BE DELETED FROM THE SOLICITOR'S CALLING LIST.
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H. 3694 -- Rep. Law: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-49-300, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO NOTICE OF A TAX SALE TO A MORTGAGEE OR ASSIGNEE OF A MORTGAGE, SECTION 12-51-40, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PROCEDURES FOR COLLECTING DELINQUENT PROPERTY TAXES, AND SECTION 12-51-120, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO NOTICE TO THE CURRENT OWNER OF REAL PROPERTY OF THE RIGHT OF REDEMPTION OF THE PROPERTY AFTER ITS SALE FOR TAXES ALL SO AS TO REQUIRE THAT THE CERTIFIED MAILED NOTICE TO AN INDIVIDUAL BE BY "RESTRICTED DELIVERY, RETURN RECEIPT REQUESTED", PURSUANT TO CERTAIN UNITED STATES POSTAL SERVICE REGULATIONS, SPECIFYING THAT THE NOTICE TO AN ENTITY, RATHER THAN TO AN INDIVIDUAL, MUST BE BY CERTIFIED MAIL, "RETURN RECEIPT REQUESTED", TO THE LAST KNOWN POST OFFICE ADDRESS, WITHOUT A DESIGNATION OF "RESTRICTED DELIVERY", AND TO CONFORM THE MAILING REQUIREMENTS TO UNITED STATES POSTAL SERVICE PRACTICES.
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H. 3695 -- Reps. Kelley, Wilder, Cooper, Keegan and Witherspoon: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 44-7-130, SOUTH CAROLINA CODE OF LAWS, 1976, RELATING TO THE STATE CERTIFICATION OF NEED AND HEALTH FACILITY LICENSURE ACT, SO AS TO REQUIRE THAT ALL FACILITIES ESTABLISHED TO PROVIDE RADIATION THERAPY ARE SUBJECT TO CERTIFICATE OF NEED REVIEW BY THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL.
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H. 3696 -- Ways and Means Committee: A BILL TO MAKE APPROPRIATIONS TO MEET THE ORDINARY EXPENSES OF THE STATE GOVERNMENT FOR THE FISCAL YEAR BEGINNING, JULY 1, 1999 AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES; TO REGULATE THE EXPENDITURE OF SUCH FUNDS; TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THE OPERATION OF THE STATE GOVERNMENT DURING THE FISCAL YEAR; TO APPROPRIATE FUNDS ALLOTTED TO THE STATE GOVERNMENT UNDER THE PUBLIC WORKS EMPLOYMENT ACT OF 1976 (FEDERAL); TO PROVIDE CODIFICATION INSTRUCTIONS TO THE CODE COMMISSIONER FOR THE PERMANENT LAW PROVISIONS IN THIS ACT AND TO MAKE THE PROVISIONS OF THIS ACT SEVERABLE IF ANY PORTIONS OF THE ACT ARE FOUND UNCONSTITUTIONAL OR OTHERWISE INVALID; TO AMEND CHAPTER 24, TITLE 59, CODE OF LAW OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO SCHOOL ADMINISTRATORS, BY ADDING SECTION 59-24-65 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA PRINCIPALS' EXECUTIVE INSTITUTE; TO AMEND SECTION 59-39-105, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE STAR DIPLOMA AND SCHOLARSHIP, SO AS TO CHANGE THE NAME OF THE DIPLOMA TO THE "SUPERIOR TECHNOLOGY OR ACADEMIC REQUIREMENTS"; TO AMEND SECTION 59-39-190, RELATING TO THE STAR SCHOLARSHIP, SO AS TO DELETE THE SCHOLARSHIP AND TO AUTHORIZE THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO PROMULGATE REGULATIONS FOR THE SUPERIOR TECHNOLOGY OR ACADEMIC REQUIREMENTS DIPLOMA; TO REPEAL SECTION 59-39-180 RELATING TO THE STAR SCHOLARSHIP REQUIREMENTS; TO AMEND SECTION 59-18-500, RELATING TO ACADEMIC PLANS FOR UNDERPERFORMING STUDENTS, SO AS TO PERMIT SCHOOL DISTRICTS TO REQUIRE AN UNDERPERFORMING STUDENT TO ATTEND SUMMER SCHOOL OR PARTICIPATE IN A COMPREHENSIVE REMEDIATION PROGRAM THE FOLLOWING YEAR; TO AMEND SECTION 12-23-810, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE ANNUAL TAX ON LICENSED HOSPITALS, SO AS TO INCREASE THE ANNUAL REVENUES OF THE TAX FROM TWENTY-ONE AND ONE-HALF TO TWENTY-NINE AND ONE-HALF MILLION DOLLARS; BY ADDING CHAPTER 40 TO TITLE 48 SO AS TO ENACT THE "SOUTH CAROLINA BEACH RESTORATION AND IMPROVEMENT TRUST ACT" SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR A TRUST FUND FOR PUBLIC BEACH RESTORATION AND MAINTENANCE, IMPROVEMENT AND ENHANCEMENT OF PUBLIC BEACH ACCESS, AND EMERGENCY SUPPORT FOLLOWING SEVERE STORM DAMAGE TO THE BEACH AND DUNES SYSTEM, TO PROVIDE FOR THE FUND'S CAPITALIZATION IN FISCAL YEAR 1999-2000 BY APPROPRIATION FROM THE GENERAL TAX REVENUES IN AN AMOUNT CONSIDERED APPROPRIATE BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY AND AN ANNUAL APPROPRIATION OF AN APPROPRIATE AMOUNT AFTER THAT, TO PROVIDE FOR ITS ADMINISTRATION BY THE OFFICE OF OCEAN AND COASTAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT, AND TO REQUIRE COMPREHENSIVE COLLECTION AND EVALUATION OF DATA CONCERNING EROSION RATES AND HAZARD AREAS OF PUBLIC BEACHES TO BE USED FOR FUNDING PROJECTS FROM THE TRUST FUND; TO AMEND SECTION 12-33-245, RELATING TO THE TWENTY-FIVE CENT EXCISE TAX ON MINIBOTTLES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT ELEVEN PERCENT OF THE REVENUES OF THIS TAX MUST BE CREDITED TO A FUND SEPARATE AND DISTINCT FROM THE STATE GENERAL FUND, ALLOCATED TO COUNTIES ON A PER CAPITA BASIS, AND USED IN COMBINATION WITH MONIES FROM THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT FUND FOR EDUCATIONAL PURPOSES PERTAINING TO THE USE OF ALCOHOLIC LIQUORS AND FOR THE REHABILITATION OF ALCOHOLICS AND DRUG ADDICTS; TO AMEND SECTIONS 61-12-10, 61-12-20, AND 61-12-70, RELATING TO DISBURSEMENT OF MONIES FROM THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT FUND TO COUNTIES FOR PROGRAMS FOR ALCOHOLICS, DRUG ABUSERS, AND DRUG ADDICTS, SO AS TO INCLUDE MONIES GENERATED PURSUANT TO SECTION 12-33-245 ABOVE INTO THIS PROGRAM AND ITS DISBURSEMENT PROCEDURES; TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-1330, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE REQUIREMENT THAT AN APPLICANT FOR A PROVISIONAL DRIVER'S LICENSE MUST COMPLETE AN ALCOHOL TRAFFIC SAFETY ACTION PROGRAM, SO AS TO DELETE THE PROVISIONS WHICH REQUIRE AN ASSESSMENT OF A PERSON ENROLLED IN THE PROGRAM AND THE COMPLETION OF A TREATMENT PROGRAM, AND DELETE THE PROVISIONS RELATING TO THE ASSESSMENT OF COSTS RELATED TO THE PROGRAM; TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-2990, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE SUSPENSION OF THE DRIVER'S LICENSE OF A PERSON CONVICTED OF DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF ALCOHOL OR ANY OTHER DRUG, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE ALCOHOL AND DRUG ACTION PROGRAM SHALL DETERMINE IF A PERSON WHOSE DRIVER'S LICENSE HAS BEEN SUSPENDED AND IS ENROLLED IN ONE OF ITS ALCOHOL AND DRUG ABUSE PROGRAMS HAS SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETED ITS SERVICES, TO REVISE THE MANNER IN WHICH SERVICES FOR AN APPLICANT ARE DETERMINED, TO REVISE THE SCHEDULE OF FEES THAT A PERSON ENROLLED IN AN ALCOHOL AND DRUG SAFETY ACTION PROGRAM IS ASSESSED, TO CAP THE FEES FOR VARIOUS TYPES OF SERVICES, TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON WHO IS UNABLE TO PAY FOR CERTAIN SERVICES MUST PERFORM COMMUNITY SERVICE AND MAY NOT BE DENIED SERVICES, TO PROVIDE THAT INABILITY TO PAY MAY NOT BE USED AS A FACTOR IN DETERMINING SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION OF THE PROGRAM, TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF ALCOHOL AND OTHER DRUG ABUSE SERVICES TO REPORT TO THE HOUSE WAYS AND MEANS COMMITTEE THE NUMBER OF FIRST AND MULTIPLE OFFENDERS SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETING THE ALCOHOL AND DRUG SAFETY ACTION PROGRAM AND OTHER INFORMATION ABOUT THE PROGRAM, TO REVISE THE PERIOD IN WHICH A PERSON MUST COMPLETE THE SERVICES DIRECTED BY THE ALCOHOL AND DRUG SAFETY ACTION PROGRAM BEFORE A HEARING ON THE PERSON'S STATUS MUST BE HELD, AND TO DELETE THE PROVISION THAT PROVIDES THAT THE SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION OF EDUCATION, TREATMENT SERVICES, OR BOTH, FOR PURPOSES OF RECEIVING A PROVISIONAL DRIVER'S LICENSE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED IN LIEU OF SERVICES RECEIVED FROM AN ALCOHOL AND DRUG SAFETY ACTION PROGRAM; TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-2951, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO SUSPENSION OF PRIVILEGES TO DRIVE A MOTOR VEHICLE IN THIS STATE, SO AS TO REQUIRE THAT A PERSON BE ENROLLED IN OR HAVE COMPLETED AN ALCOHOL AND DRUG SAFETY PROGRAM BEFORE DRIVING PRIVILEGES CAN BE RESTORED AT THE CONCLUSION OF THE SUSPENSION PERIOD, TO PROVIDE FOR RESTORATION OF A PERSON'S DRIVER'S LICENSE, PERMIT, OR NONRESIDENT OPERATING PRIVILEGE WHEN THE PERSON'S PERIOD OF SUSPENSION HAS CONCLUDED EVEN IF HE HAS NOT COMPLETED THE ALCOHOL AND DRUG SAFETY PROGRAM, TO REQUIRE COMPLETION OF THE ALCOHOL AND DRUG SAFETY PROGRAM, AND TO REQUIRE SUSPENSION OF THE PERSON'S LICENSES UPON WITHDRAWAL FROM THE ALCOHOL AND DRUG SAFETY PROGRAM; TO AMEND SECTION 50-9-510, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO HUNTING AND FISHING LICENSES, SO AS TO INCREASE THE FEE FOR A COMBINATION HUNTING AND FISHING LICENSE FOR RESIDENTS FROM SEVENTEEN DOLLARS TO TWENTY DOLLARS AND TO INCREASE FROM ONE DOLLAR TO TWO DOLLARS THE AMOUNT THAT THE ISSUING AGENT MAY RETAIN AND TO INCREASE THE NONRESIDENTIAL HUNTING LICENSE FEE FROM SEVENTY-FIVE TO ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS; TO AMEND SECTION 50-9-510, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO LICENSES AUTHORIZED FOR SALE, SO AS TO INCREASE THE FEE FOR A SPORTSMAN LICENSE FROM FORTY-FOUR TO FIFTY DOLLARS, AND TO INCREASE THE AMOUNT THAT MAY BE RETAINED BY THE ISSUING AGENT FROM ONE TO TWO DOLLARS; TO AMEND SECTION 50-9-510, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO HUNTING, FISHING, AND TRAPPING LICENSES, SO AS TO RAISE THE LICENSE FEE FOR A BIG GAME PERMIT FROM EIGHTY DOLLARS TO EIGHTY-NINE DOLLARS WITH TWO DOLLARS RATHER THAN ONE DOLLAR TO BE RETAINED BY THE ISSUING AGENT; TO AMEND SECTION 50-9-920, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE DEPOSIT OF REVENUE FROM THE SALE OF LIFETIME LICENSES IN THE STATE TREASURY, SO AS TO DELETE THE EXCEPTION FOR REVENUE FROM THE SALE OF LICENSES AND PERMITS PURSUANT TO THE MARINE RESOURCES LAWS; TO AMEND SECTION 51-17-115, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE ESTABLISHMENT AND ADMINISTRATION OF THE HERITAGE LAND TRUST FUND, SO AS TO DELETE LIMITATIONS ON THE AMOUNT OF MANAGEMENT EXPENDITURES THAT MAY BE MADE FROM THE FUND IN ANY FISCAL YEAR; TO AMEND SECTION 17-3-30, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE AFFIDAVIT OF INABILITY TO EMPLOY COUNSEL AND THE WAIVER OR REDUCTION OF THE APPLICATION FEE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THE TRIAL JUDGE SHALL ORDER THE REMAINDER OF THE FEE PAID DURING PROBATION, IF PROBATION IS GRANTED, AND TO PROVIDE FURTHER THAT THE CLERK OF COURT OR OTHER APPROPRIATE OFFICIAL SHALL MAINTAIN A RECORD OF ALL PERSONS APPLYING FOR REPRESENTATION AS AN INDIGENT AND PROVIDE THIS INFORMATION AS WELL AS THE AMOUNT OF FUNDS COLLECTED OR WAIVED TO THE OFFICE OF INDIGENT DEFENSE ON A MONTHLY BASIS; TO AMEND SECTION 23-31-216, RELATING TO THE COLLECTION OF CONCEALABLE WEAPON FEES BY THE STATE LAW ENFORCEMENT DIVISION, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE STATE LAW ENFORCEMENT DIVISION SHALL COLLECT, RETAIN, AND CARRY FORWARD ALL FEES ASSOCIATED WITH THE CONCEALABLE WEAPON PERMIT PROGRAM; TO AMEND SECTION 41-27-410, RELATING TO THE EMPLOYMENT SECURITY ADMINISTRATIVE CONTINGENCY ASSESSMENT, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE CONTRIBUTION RATE MEANS THE CONTRIBUTION BASE RATE; TO AMEND SECTION 41-31-10, RELATING TO THE GENERAL RATE OF CONTRIBUTION FOR EMPLOYMENT SECURITY PURPOSES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT, FOR CALENDAR YEAR 2000 AND THEREAFTER, EMPLOYERS SUBJECT TO THE PAYMENT OF CONTRIBUTIONS ARE SUBJECT ALSO TO AN ADJUSTMENT OVER AND ABOVE THEIR BASE RATE, IF SO REQUIRED BY SECTION 41-31-80; TO AMEND SECTION 41-31-40, RELATING TO RATE COMPUTATION PERIODS AND THE MINIMUM CONTRIBUTION FOR THE FIRST TWENTY-FOUR MONTHS FOR EMPLOYMENT SECURITY PURPOSES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT RATE MEANS BASE RATE; TO AMEND SECTION 41-31-50, RELATING TO THE DETERMINATION OF RATES AND VOLUNTARY PAYMENTS FOR EMPLOYMENT SECURITY PURPOSES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT RATE MEANS BASE RATE, PROVIDE FOR THE SCHEDULE OF DETERMINED RATES FOR CALENDAR YEARS COMMENCING WITH THE YEAR 2000, AND PROVIDE FOR RELATED MATTERS; TO AMEND SECTION 41-31-60, RELATING TO EMPLOYMENT SECURITY, THE APPLICABLE RATE WHERE A DELINQUENT REPORT IS RECEIVED, AND THE PROVISION THAT THERE SHALL BE NO REDUCTION PERMITTED IN THE RATE WHEN EXECUTION FOR THE UNPAID TAX IS OUTSTANDING, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT RATE MEANS BASE RATE; TO AMEND SECTION 41-31-80, RELATING TO EMPLOYMENT SECURITY AND THE STATEWIDE RESERVE RATIO, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT, FOR THE BASE RATE COMPUTATIONS MADE FOR YEARS PRIOR TO CALENDAR YEAR 2000, WHEN THE STATEWIDE RESERVE RATIO COMPUTED DURING ANY CALENDAR YEAR EQUALS OR EXCEEDS THREE AND ONE-HALF PERCENT, CONTRIBUTION RATES APPLICABLE TO THE ENSUING CALENDAR YEAR ARE COMPUTED IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTIONS 41-31-40 AND 41-31-50, AND PROVIDE THAT, FOR THE BASE RATE COMPUTATIONS MADE FOR YEARS COMMENCING WITH CALENDAR YEAR 2000, WHEN THE STATEWIDE RESERVE RATIO COMPUTED DURING ANY CALENDAR YEAR IS LESS THAN TWO PERCENT, ALL CONTRIBUTION BASE RATES AS COMPUTED IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTIONS 41-31-40 AND 41-31-50 ARE ADJUSTED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE PROVIDED SCHEDULE; TO AMEND SECTION 41-31-110, RELATING TO EMPLOYMENT SECURITY AND THE COMPUTATION OF RATES APPLICABLE TO SUCCESSORS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT RATE MEANS BASE RATE; TO AMEND SECTION 41-31-670, RELATING TO EMPLOYMENT SECURITY, FINANCING BENEFITS PAID TO EMPLOYEES OF NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS, AND SPECIAL PROVISIONS FOR ORGANIZATIONS THAT MADE REGULAR CONTRIBUTIONS PRIOR TO JANUARY 1, 1969, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT EMPLOYER'S RATE MEANS EMPLOYER'S BASE RATE; TO AMEND SECTION 4-12-30, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO ELIGIBILITY FOR THE FEE IN LIEU OF TAXES, SO AS TO REDUCE FROM FIVE MILLION DOLLARS TO ONE MILLION DOLLARS THE MINIMUM INVESTMENT THRESHOLD FOR ELIGIBILITY FOR THE FEE IN A COUNTY WITH AVERAGE UNEMPLOYMENT OF AT LEAST TWICE THE STATE AVERAGE DURING THE LAST TWO CALENDAR YEARS; TO AMEND SECTION 12-44-30, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS FOR PURPOSES OF THE FEE IN LIEU OF TAX SIMPLIFICATION ACT, SO AS TO REDUCE FROM FIVE MILLION DOLLARS TO ONE MILLION DOLLARS THE MINIMUM INVESTMENT THRESHOLD FOR ELIGIBILITY FOR THE FEE IN A COUNTY WITH AVERAGE UNEMPLOYMENT OF AT LEAST TWICE THE STATE AVERAGE DURING THE LAST TWO CALENDAR YEARS; BY ADDING SECTION 11-43-255 SO AS TO PROVIDE SIXTEEN MILLION SEVEN HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS OF GENERAL FUND REVENUES ON JULY 1, 2000, AND EACH JULY 1 THEREAFTER, TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA TRANSPORTATION INFRASTRUCTURE BANK IF THE BANK HAS SUBMITTED ALL ITS PROCEDURES, OPERATING STANDARDS, AND GUIDELINES IN THE FORM OF REGULATIONS FOR GENERAL ASSEMBLY REVIEW AND APPROVAL UNDER THE ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURES ACT, TO PROVIDE THAT EMERGENCY REGULATIONS MAY NOT BE USED TO CIRCUMVENT THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION, AND TO PROVIDE THAT IF THE REGULATIONS PROMULGATED PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION HAVE NOT TAKEN EFFECT BEFORE JULY 1, 2000, THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION SHALL HAVE NO FORCE OR EFFECT; TO AMEND SECTION 11-43-130, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS FOR PURPOSES OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA TRANSPORTATION INFRASTRUCTURE BANK ACT, SO AS TO EXTEND THE DEFINITION OF "ELIGIBLE PROJECT" TO MASS TRANSIT, INCLUDING MONORAIL AND MONOBEAM TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS; TO AMEND SECTION 11-43-140, RELATING TO THE BANK'S BOARD OF DIRECTORS, SO AS TO REQUIRE THE ADVICE AND CONSENT OF THE SENATE TO GUBERNATORIAL APPOINTMENTS OF DIRECTORS; TO AMEND SECTION 11-43-150, RELATING TO THE POWERS OF THE BANK, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE PROVISIONS OF THE ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURES ACT APPLY TO THE BANK; TO AMEND SECTION 11-43-160, RELATING TO SOURCES OF FUNDING FOR THE SOUTH CAROLINA TRANSPORTATION INFRASTRUCTURE BANK, SO AS TO REVISE THE CONTRIBUTION TO THE BANK BY THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION FROM A MAXIMUM ANNUAL CONTRIBUTION OF THREE PERCENT OF FUNDS APPROPRIATED FOR THE CONSTRUCTION AND MAINTENANCE OF STATE HIGHWAYS TO AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED THE REVENUE PRODUCED BY ONE CENT A GALLON OF THE TAX ON GASOLINE AND TO DELETE SPECIFIC PURPOSES FOR THE USE OF THE CONTRIBUTION; TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-1140, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DEDUCTIONS FROM SOUTH CAROLINA TAXABLE INCOME OF INDIVIDUALS FOR PURPOSES OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA INCOME TAX ACT, SO AS TO ALLOW A THREE HUNDRED DOLLAR DEDUCTION FOR TAXABLE YEAR 1999 AND A THREE THOUSAND DOLLAR DEDUCTION FOR TAXABLE YEAR 2000 FOR QUALIFYING VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTERS AND RESCUE SQUAD MEMBERS; TO PROVIDE THE METHOD OF CALCULATING THE MAXIMUM DEDUCTION AMOUNT FOR TAXABLE YEARS AFTER 2000; BY ADDING SECTION 23-9-190 SO AS TO ESTABLISH A PERFORMANCE-BASED POINT SYSTEM FOR VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTERS AND RESCUE SQUAD MEMBERS UNDER THE ADMINISTRATION OF THE STATE FIRE MARSHAL USED TO DETERMINE ELIGIBILITY FOR THE TAX DEDUCTION ALLOWED BY THIS SECTION; TO AMEND SECTION 12-10-35, RELATING TO THE INCOME TAX MORATORIUM APPLICABLE IN CERTAIN COUNTIES FOR A QUALIFYING BUSINESS, SO AS TO ADD A COUNTY WHICH IS ONE OF THE THREE LOWEST PER CAPITA INCOME COUNTIES BASED ON THE AVERAGE OF SUCH INCOME IN THE THREE MOST RECENT YEARS TO THOSE COUNTIES IN WHICH A QUALIFYING BUSINESS IS ELIGIBLE FOR THE MORATORIUM; TO AMEND ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 11, TITLE 8, RELATING TO STATE OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES, BY ADDING SECTION 8-11-186 SO AS TO REQUIRE A STATE AGENCY TO REPORT AN INTERIM NEW FULL-TIME EMPLOYMENT POSITION TO THE APPROPRIATE SENATE FINANCE AND HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES WAYS AND MEANS SUBCOMMITTEES; TO AMEND ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 11, TITLE 8, RELATING TO STATE OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES, BY ADDING SECTION 8-11-187 SO AS TO REQUIRE A STATE AGENCY TO REPORT A FULL-TIME EMPLOYMENT POSITION TRANSFERRED TO OR RECEIVED FROM ANOTHER STATE AGENCY TO THE APPROPRIATE SENATE FINANCE AND HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES WAYS AND MEANS SUBCOMMITTEES; TO AMEND SECTIONS 9-1-1790 AND 9-11-90, BOTH AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE MAXIMUM AMOUNT WHICH MAY BE EARNED WITHOUT AFFECTING RETIREMENT BENEFITS BY RETIREES UNDER THE SOUTH CAROLINA RETIREMENT SYSTEM AND SOUTH CAROLINA POLICE OFFICERS RETIREMENT SYSTEM WHO RETURN TO COVERED EMPLOYMENT, SO AS TO PERMANENTLY INCREASE THE MAXIMUM TO TWENTY-FIVE THOUSAND DOLLARS IN A FISCAL YEAR, TO REQUIRE AN EMPLOYER TO REIMBURSE THE SYSTEM FOR BENEFITS WRONGLY PAID TO A RETIREE IF THE EMPLOYER DID NOT NOTIFY THE SYSTEM ON HIRING A RETIREE, TO REQUIRE THE EMPLOYER TO PAY THE EMPLOYER CONTRIBUTIONS ON AMOUNTS PAID TO RETIREES, AND TO DEDUCT UNPAID CONTRIBUTIONS FROM STATE PAYMENTS OTHERWISE DUE THE EMPLOYER IF THE EMPLOYER FAILS TO MAKE THE REQUIRED CONTRIBUTION; TO REPEAL SECTION 9-1-1600 RELATING TO A LIMITED EXEMPTION FROM THE EARNINGS LIMITATION BY A TEACHER OR OTHER EMPLOYEE ESPECIALLY SKILLED IN SCIENTIFIC KNOWLEDGE; TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-1170, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE RETIREMENT INCOME DEDUCTION AND THE TAXABLE INCOME DEDUCTION ALLOWED INDIVIDUAL TAXPAYERS WHO HAVE ATTAINED AGE SIXTY-FIVE, SO AS TO INCREASE THE TAXABLE INCOME DEDUCTION ALLOWED INDIVIDUAL TAXPAYERS WHO HAVE ATTAINED AGE SIXTY-FIVE FROM ELEVEN THOUSAND FIVE HUNDRED DOLLARS TO FIFTEEN THOUSAND DOLLARS; TO AMEND SECTION 12-36-90, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE DEFINITION OF "GROSS PROCEEDS OF SALES" FOR PURPOSES OF THE STATE SALES AND USE TAX, SO AS TO EXEMPT FROM THAT DEFINITION THE SALES PRICE ON SALES WHICH ARE UNCOLLECTIBLE, TO PROVIDE FOR CREDIT FOR TAXES PAID ON UNCOLLECTIBLE AMOUNTS, AND TO PROVIDE FOR LATER PAYMENT OF TAXES ON AMOUNTS SUBSEQUENTLY COLLECTED; TO AMEND SECTION 43-5-1135, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE GOAL TO RECRUIT AND HIRE INTO PUBLIC SECTOR JOBS COVERED BY THE SOUTH CAROLINA RETIREMENT SYSTEM PERSONS RECEIVING FAMILY INDEPENDENCE OR FOOD STAMP ASSISTANCE, SO AS TO REQUIRE AGENCIES TO REPORT THESE HIRES TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES RATHER THAN TO THE OFFICE OF HUMAN RESOURCES OF THE STATE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD; BY ADDING SECTION 8-19-15 SO AS TO REQUIRE ALL GRANT-IN-AID STATE AGENCIES REQUIRED BY FEDERAL LAW TO OPERATE UNDER MERIT PRINCIPLES IN PERSONNEL POLICIES AS A CONDITION OF RECEIVING FEDERAL GRANTS TO ESTABLISH THOSE MERIT POLICIES AND PROCEDURES NECESSARY TO ENSURE COMPLIANCE WITH THE FEDERAL MERIT PRINCIPLES REQUIREMENTS, TO REPEAL SECTIONS 8-19-10, 8-19-20, 8-19-30, 8-19-40, 8-19-50, 8-19-55, AND 8-19-60, ALL OBSOLETE PROVISIONS RELATING TO THE "SINGLE COOPERATIVE INTERAGENCY MERIT SYSTEM OF PERSONNEL ADMINISTRATION" ESTABLISHED FOR GRANT-AIDED AGENCIES IN THE STATE; BY ADDING SECTION 8-11-197 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT EMPLOYER-PAID REIMBURSEMENTS OF MILEAGE EXPENSES INCURRED IN THE COURSE OF OFFICIAL BUSINESS BY STATE OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES MUST BE AT A PER MILE RATE THAT IS EQUAL TO THE STANDARD BUSINESS MILEAGE RATE ESTABLISHED BY THE INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE AS THAT RATE IS PERIODICALLY ADJUSTED; TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-2070, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE PROHIBITION AGAINST AND EXCEPTIONS TO THE PROVISIONS RELATING TO THE DRIVING OF A COMMERCIAL MOTOR VEHICLE WITHOUT A VALID COMMERCIAL DRIVER LICENSE, SO AS TO REVISE THE CIRCUMSTANCES IN WHICH CERTAIN MILITARY PERSONNEL MAY OPERATE A GOVERNMENT-OWNED MOTOR VEHICLE WITHOUT A COMMERCIAL DRIVER LICENSE, AND TO PROVIDE THAT CERTAIN MILITARY PERSONNEL MAY OPERATE A STATE-OWNED MOTOR VEHICLE WITHOUT A COMMERCIAL DRIVER LICENSE; TO AMEND SECTION 59-67-510, RELATING TO THE USE OF SCHOOL BUS EQUIPMENT FOR THE TRANSPORTATION OF INDIVIDUALS FOR SPECIAL EVENTS AND EDUCATIONAL PURPOSES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT SCHOOL BUS EQUIPMENT MAY BE USED FOR TRANSPORTATION IN CONNECTION WITH OFFICIAL FUNCTIONS BY THE SOUTH CAROLINA ADJUTANT GENERAL AND THE RESERVE COMPONENTS OF THE UNITED STATES ARMED FORCES AND PROVIDE FOR REIMBURSEMENT FOR THE BUSES USE; BY ADDING SECTION 1-11-115 SO AS TO REQUIRE PROCEEDS OF THE SALE OF REAL PROPERTY TITLED TO OR UNDER THE CARE AND CONTROL OF THE STATE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD TO BE DEPOSITED TO THE CREDIT OF THE SINKING FUND AND USED BY THE BOARD TO ACQUIRE AND MAINTAIN FACILITIES OWNED BY IT FOR THE USE AND OCCUPANCY OF STATE DEPARTMENTS AND AGENCIES; TO AMEND SECTION 1-11-720, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO ENTITIES ELIGIBLE TO PARTICIPATE IN THE STATE HEALTH AND DENTAL INSURANCE PLAN, SO AS TO MAKE ELIGIBLE LEGISLATIVE CAUCUS COMMITTEES AND THEIR EMPLOYEES FOR THESE BENEFITS; BY ADDING SECTION 59-5-135 SO AS TO ESTABLISH WITHIN THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION THE GOVERNOR'S INSTITUTE OF READING AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE FUNCTIONS OF THE INSTITUTE AND ITS FUNDING; BY ADDING SECTION 23-3-175 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE STATE LAW ENFORCEMENT DIVISION VEHICLE THEFT UNIT MAY CONDUCT INSPECTIONS OF A JUNKYARD, SCRAP METAL PROCESSING FACILITY, SALVAGE YARD, AND OTHER FACILITIES THAT RELATE TO MOTOR VEHICLES IN THE PRESENCE OF A FACILITY'S EMPLOYEE OR OWNER FOR THE PURPOSE OF LOCATING A STOLEN VEHICLE OR TO INVESTIGATE THE TITLING OR REGISTRATION OF WRECKED OR DISMANTLED VEHICLES; TO AMEND SECTION 50-9-510, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO HUNTING LICENSES AUTHORIZED FOR SALE, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR A NONRESIDENT TEMPORARY PERMIT, IN ADDITION TO THE REQUIRED HUNTER'S LICENSE FOR HUNTING BIG GAME FOR A CONSECUTIVE TEN-DAY PERIOD, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE ISSUING AGENT RETAIN ONE DOLLAR OF THE TWENTY-FIVE DOLLAR FEE; TO AMEND SECTION 12-37-251, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE PROPERTY TAX RELIEF FUND, SO AS TO REVISE HOW SCHOOL DISTRICTS ARE REIMBURSED FROM THE TRUST FUND FOR TAX RELIEF, INCLUDING A PROVISION FOR REIMBURSEMENT ON A PER CAPITA BASIS, AND THE MEANS OF ALLOCATING REIMBURSEMENT WHEN AMOUNTS AVAILABLE ARE INSUFFICIENT TO PROVIDE A FULL PER CAPITA REIMBURSEMENT; TO PROVIDE FOR THE MANNER IN WHICH DISTRICTS MUST USE THESE FUNDS RECEIVED; TO REQUIRE THE COMPTROLLER GENERAL FROM FUNDS APPROPRIATED IN THE ANNUAL GENERAL APPROPRIATIONS ACT FOR THE OPERATION OF HIS OFFICE TO CALCULATE DISTRIBUTIONS UNDER THIS FORMULA, TO PROVIDE THAT IF THE AMOUNT REIMBURSED TO A SCHOOL DISTRICT IS INSUFFICIENT TO REIMBURSE FULLY FOR THE BASE YEAR OPERATING MILLAGE, THE SCHOOL BOARD SHALL CALCULATE A SCHOOL OPERATING MILLAGE SUFFICIENT TO MAKE UP THE SHORTFALL; AND TO PROVIDE THAT NO DISTRICT SHALL RECEIVE LESS THAN IT RECEIVED DURING THE 1998-99 FISCAL YEAR; TO AMEND SECTION 9-1-1515, RELATING TO EARLY RETIREMENT UNDER THE SOUTH CAROLINA RETIREMENT SYSTEMS, SO AS TO ELIMINATE THE SPECIAL BENEFIT REDUCTION FACTOR APPLIED TO THE BENEFITS PAID AN EARLY RETIREE WHEN THE MEMBER, BEFORE RETIRING, MAKES A LUMP SUM PAYMENT TO THE SYSTEM IN AN AMOUNT EQUAL TO TWENTY PERCENT OF THE MEMBER'S EARNABLE COMPENSATION FOR EACH YEAR OF CREDITABLE SERVICE LESS THAN THIRTY OR THE AVERAGE OF THE MEMBER'S TWELVE HIGHEST CONSECUTIVE FISCAL QUARTERS OF COMPENSATION AT THE TIME OF PAYMENT, WHICHEVER IS LARGER, AND TO REQUIRE THE MEMBER TO RETIRE NOT MORE THAN NINETY DAYS AFTER THE PAYMENT; TO AMEND CHAPTER 4, TITLE 30, RELATING TO THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT, BY ADDING SECTION 30-4-160 SO AS TO PROHIBIT THE SALE OR OTHER RELEASE OF SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBERS AND DRIVER'S LICENSE OR IDENTIFICATION CARD PHOTOGRAPHS OR SIGNATURES BY THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY; BY ADDING SECTION 56-3-545 SO AS TO PROHIBIT THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY FROM SELLING OR OTHERWISE FURNISHING SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBERS, PHOTOGRAPHS, OR SIGNATURES FROM ITS RECORDS TO A PRIVATE PARTY; BY ADDING SECTION 23-1-225 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT UPON RETIREMENT, STATE LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS MAY RETAIN THEIR COMMISSIONS IN RETIRED STATUS WITH THE RIGHT TO RETAIN THEIR SERVICE WEAPONS ISSUED WHILE SERVING IN ACTIVE DUTY STATUS; TO AMEND SECTION 22-3-10, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO CIVIL JURISDICTION IN MAGISTRATES' COURTS, SO AS TO RAISE THE JURISDICTIONAL AMOUNT FROM FIVE THOUSAND DOLLARS TO SEVEN THOUSAND FIVE HUNDRED DOLLARS; TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-2320, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO ALLOCATION AND APPORTIONMENT OF A TAXPAYER'S INCOME AND THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE ENTERING INTO AGREEMENTS WITH TAXPAYERS ESTABLISHING SUCH ALLOCATION AND APPORTIONMENT, SO AS TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THE CONDITIONS FOR THE AGREEMENTS AND TO ALLOW AGREEMENTS UP TO TEN YEARS IN DURATION UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS; TO AMEND SECTION 12-37-220, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTIONS, SO AS TO CORRECT A CODE REFERENCE, TO RELOCATE LANGUAGE STIPULATING THAT LIBRARY, CHURCH, AND CHARITABLE PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTIONS DO NOT EXTEND BEYOND THE PROPERTY ACTUALLY OCCUPIED BY THE OWNERS, TO PROVIDE FOR THE PAYMENT OF ACCRUED PROPERTY TAXES ON REAL PROPERTY TRANSFERRED TO A CHURCH IF THAT PROPERTY IS EXEMPT WHEN OWNED BY THE CHURCH, TO PROVIDE FOR THE PROPERTY'S EXEMPTION IMMEDIATELY UPON TRANSFER TO THE CHURCH, TO PROVIDE FOR THE CESSATION OF TRANSFEROR LIABILITY FOR THE TAX WHEN THE TRANSFER OCCURS, TO PROVIDE THE METHOD OF DETERMINING MILLAGE AND THE DUE DATE FOR THE ACCRUED TAXES, TO PROVIDE A LIEN FOR THE COLLECTION OF THE ACCRUED TAX, AND TO MAKE THESE PROVISIONS PERTAINING TO THE TAXATION OF PROPERTY TRANSFERRED TO A CHURCH RETROACTIVE TO PROPERTY TAX YEARS BEGINNING AFTER 1997; TO AMEND SECTION 10-1-179, RELATING TO THE AFRICAN-AMERICAN HISTORY MONUMENT COMMISSION, SO AS TO EXTEND THE DURATION OF THE COMMISSION AND ITS FINAL ACTIVITIES UNTIL JANUARY 1, 2001; BY ADDING SECTION 56-3-2675 SO AS TO DEFINE "MOTOR VEHICLE MANUFACTURER" AND TO PROVIDE THAT A MOTOR VEHICLE MANUFACTURER MAY OBTAIN AND ISSUE TEMPORARY LICENSE PLATES IN THE SAME MANNER AS A MOTOR VEHICLE DEALER; TO AMEND SECTION 56-3-2600, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF AND FEE FOR A SET OF TEMPORARY LICENSE PLATES AND REGISTRATION CARDS, SO AS TO REVISE THE FEE; TO AMEND SECTION 56-3-2660, RELATING TO THE PERIOD OF TIME THAT TEMPORARY LICENSE PLATES AND REGISTRATION CERTIFICATES ARE VALID, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE PERIOD OF VALIDITY IS THIRTY DAYS FOR VEHICLES WHICH ARE TO BE PERMANENTLY LICENSED IN A FOREIGN JURISDICTION; TO AMEND SECTION 44-56-170, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE HAZARDOUS WASTE CONTINGENCY FUND AND THE IMPOSITION OF CERTAIN HAZARDOUS WASTE FEES, SO AS TO REVISE THE MANNER IN WHICH THE FUNDS GENERATED FROM THIS FEE ARE USED, TO DEFINE THE PHRASE "ECONOMICALLY DEPRESSED AREA OF THAT COUNTY", AND TO REPEAL CERTAIN HAZARDOUS WASTE FEES EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2002, UNLESS REENACTED BY SUBSEQUENT ACT OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY; TO AMEND SECTION 50-21-160, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DISPOSITION OF FEES AND FINES COLLECTED IN CONNECTION WITH REGISTRATION OF BOATS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT REVENUES ATTRIBUTABLE TO FEE INCREASES BEGINNING JULY 1, 1999, MUST BE USED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT; TO AMEND SECTIONS 50-21-340, 50-21-370, AND 50-21-380, ALL AS AMENDED AND ALL RELATING TO REGISTRATION FEES FOR BOATS, SO AS TO INCREASE THE REGISTRATION AND RENEWAL OF REGISTRATION FEES FROM TEN DOLLARS TO THIRTY DOLLARS AND THE TRANSFER OF REGISTRATION FEE FROM THREE TO SIX DOLLARS; TO AMEND SECTION 50-23-70, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO A CERTIFICATE OF TITLE FOR A BOAT, SO AS TO INCREASE THE APPLICATION FEE FROM THREE DOLLARS TO TEN DOLLARS AND THE FEE FOR A TITLE DUPLICATE FROM ONE DOLLAR TO FIVE DOLLARS; TO AMEND SECTION 50-23-220, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE DISPOSITION OF FEES COLLECTED IN CONNECTION WITH THE TITLING OF BOATS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT REVENUES ATTRIBUTABLE TO FEE INCREASES BEGINNING JULY 1, 1999, MUST BE USED BY THE DEPARTMENT FOR ITS LAW ENFORCEMENT RESPONSIBILITIES AND TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS; TO AMEND SECTION 50-21-10, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS IN CONNECTION WITH THE EQUIPMENT AND OPERATION OF WATERCRAFT, SO AS TO DEFINE 'DEALER PERMIT' AND 'DEMONSTRATION NUMBERS'; BY ADDING SECTION 50-21-35 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR REGULATION OF THE USE OF DEALER DEMONSTRATION NUMBERS; TO REPEAL SECTION 51-1-75 RELATING TO THE ALLOCATION OF A PORTION OF THE ADMISSIONS TAX TO THE DEPARTMENT; TO AMEND SECTION 12-37-2830, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DETERMINATION OF VALUE OF A MOTOR CARRIER'S VEHICLES FOR PROPERTY TAX PURPOSES, SO AS TO DELETE THE WORD "ENTIRE" IN DESCRIBING THE CARRIER'S FLEET; TO AMEND SECTION 58-15-2110, RELATING TO THE CONSTRUCTION AND MAINTENANCE OF GRADE CROSSINGS BY RAILROADS, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR RESPONSIBILITY FOR ALL COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH CONSTRUCTION, MODIFICATION, OR RELOCATION OF RAIL-HIGHWAY GRADE CROSSINGS WHEN SUCH RELOCATION PROJECTS ARE INITIATED BY RAILROADS, AND WHEN SUCH RELOCATION PROJECTS ARE INITIATED BY A PUBLIC AUTHORITY; TO AMEND SECTION 58-15-2120, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION MAKING SPECIFICATIONS AND ENTERING INTO AGREEMENTS CONCERNING GRADE CROSSINGS OF STATE HIGHWAYS, SO AS TO ELIMINATE THE REQUIREMENT THAT THE OPERATOR OR A RAILROAD CONSTRUCTING AND MAINTAINING RAILROAD CROSSINGS TO MEET SPECIFICATIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION DO SO AT ITS OWN EXPENSE; BY ADDING SECTION 12-37-223 SO AS TO AUTHORIZE A COUNTY GOVERNING BODY BY ORDINANCE TO LIMIT THE INCREASE IN REAL PROPERTY VALUE TO FIFTEEN PERCENT AS THE RESULT OF A COUNTYWIDE REASSESSMENT AND EQUALIZATION PROGRAM AND TO SPECIFY THE APPLICATION OF THIS PROVISION, PROVIDE CERTAIN EXCEPTIONS AND AUTHORIZE THE COUNTY GOVERNING BODY TO MAKE THE ORDINANCE APPLY RETROACTIVELY; TO AMEND SECTION 12-43-217, RELATING TO THE SCHEDULE OF APPRAISAL AND EQUALIZATION OF THE VALUE OF REAL PROPERTY AND THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE REVISED VALUES RESULTING FROM THE EQUALIZATION PROGRAM FOR PURPOSES OF PROPERTY TAX, SO AS TO ALLOW A COUNTY BY ORDINANCE TO POSTPONE IMPLEMENTATION FOR NOT MORE THAN ONE PROPERTY TAX YEAR AND TO PROVIDE THAT THIS POSTPONEMENT DOES NOT ALTER THE SCHEDULE OF APPRAISAL AND EQUALIZATION; BY ADDING SECTION 15-1-330 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A GOVERNMENTAL ENTITY IS NOT LIABLE FOR A LOSS ARISING FROM THE FAILURE OF A COMPUTER, SOFTWARE PROGRAM, DATABASE, NETWORK, INFORMATION SYSTEM, FIRMWARE, OR ANY OTHER DEVICE, WHETHER OPERATED BY OR ON BEHALF OF THE GOVERNMENTAL ENTITY, TO INTERPRET, PRODUCE, CALCULATE, GENERATE, OR ACCOUNT FOR A DATE WHICH IS COMPATIBLE WITH THE "YEAR 2000" DATE CHANGE, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THIS IMMUNITY DOES NOT APPLY TO A GOVERNMENTAL ENTITY WHICH PROGRAMMED AND OPERATED THE DEVICE ITSELF IN A WILFUL, WANTON, RECKLESS, OR GROSSLY NEGLIGENT MANNER THEREBY CAUSING A YEAR 2000 COMPUTER FAILURE; TO AMEND ACT 419 OF 1998, RELATING TO THE ADDITION OF SECTION 57-7-37 TO THE 1976 CODE WHICH PROHIBITED THE IMPOSITION OF TAXES AND FEES ON THE GROSS RECEIPTS OF CERTAIN COMPETITIVE SPORTS EXHIBITIONS OR PERFORMANCES, SO AS TO EXTEND THE REPEAL DATE FROM JULY 30, 1999, TO JULY 30, 2000; TO AMEND SECTION 1-30-25, RELATING TO ENTITIES ADMINISTERED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE, SO AS TO INCLUDE THE SOUTH CAROLINA FILM OFFICE; TO AMEND SECTION 1-30-80, RELATING TO ENTITIES ADMINISTERED AS A PART OF THE DEPARTMENT OF PARKS, RECREATION AND TOURISM, SO AS TO DELETE THE FILM OFFICE OF THE STATE DEVELOPMENT BOARD; TO REPEAL ARTICLE 5, CHAPTER 1, TITLE 51 RELATING TO THE FILM OFFICE AS A DIVISION OF THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF PARKS, RECREATION AND TOURISM; TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-3385, RELATING TO ELIGIBILITY FOR THE TUITION TAX CREDIT, SO AS TO REVISE THE NUMBER OF CREDIT HOURS NECESSARY FOR THE TUITION TAX CREDIT FROM FIFTEEN CREDIT HOURS A SEMESTER TO THIRTY CREDIT HOURS A YEAR, AND TO PROVIDE THAT A STUDENT WHO HAS BEEN ADJUDICATED DELINQUENT OR HAS BEEN CONVICTED OR PLED GUILTY OR NOLO CONTENDERE TO AN ALCOHOL OR DRUG RELATED MISDEMEANOR OFFENSE IS INELIGIBLE ONLY FOR THE TAXABLE YEAR IN WHICH THE ADJUDICATION, CONVICTION, OR PLEA OCCURRED; TO AMEND SECTION 59-149-90, RELATING TO LIFE SCHOLARSHIP ELIGIBILITY, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A STUDENT WHO HAS BEEN ADJUDICATED DELINQUENT OR HAS BEEN CONVICTED OR PLED GUILTY OR NOLO CONTENDERE TO AN ALCOHOL OR DRUG RELATED MISDEMEANOR OFFENSE IS INELIGIBLE ONLY FOR ONE CALENDAR YEAR AFTER THE ADJUDICATION, CONVICTION, OR PLEA OCCURRED; TO AMEND SECTION 59-18-1530, RELATING TO TEACHER AND PRINCIPAL SPECIALISTS AND THE SALARY SUPPLEMENTS RECEIVED BY THEM, SO AS TO DELETE LANGUAGE RELATING TO THE INCLUSION OF THE SUPPLEMENT IN THE COMPUTATION OF AVERAGE FINAL COMPENSATION FOR RETIREMENT PURPOSES; TO AMEND SECTION 8-11-40, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO STATE EMPLOYEE SICK LEAVE, SO AS TO EXPAND THE DEFINITION OF "IMMEDIATE FAMILY" TO INCLUDE THE BROTHER, SISTER, OR GRANDPARENT OF AN EMPLOYEE OR AN EMPLOYEE'S SPOUSE; TO AMEND SECTION 59-123-60, RELATING TO THE ORGANIZATION AND POWERS OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE MEDICAL UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA, SO AS TO AUTHORIZE THE BOARD TO MAKE CONTRACTS AND TO PURCHASE, SELL, OR LEASE REAL AND PERSONAL PROPERTY FOR ITS AUTHORIZED PURPOSES UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS; BY ADDING SECTION 9-1-1795 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE LIMITATION ON THE AMOUNT OF EARNINGS IN A FISCAL YEAR A RETIREE MAY RECEIVE FROM A COVERED EMPLOYER UNDER THE STATE RETIREMENT SYSTEM WITHOUT LOSS OF RETIREMENT BENEFITS DOES NOT APPLY TO THE EARNINGS OF A RETIRED CERTIFIED TEACHER WHO IS EMPLOYED BY A SCHOOL DISTRICT TO TEACH IN THE CLASSROOM IN HIS AREA OF CERTIFICATION IN A CRITICAL ACADEMIC OR GEOGRAPHIC NEED AREA AS DEFINED BY THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION, AND TO PROVIDE A PROCEDURE BY WHICH A RETIRED TEACHER MAY BE EMPLOYED; TO NAME THE BRIDGE TO BE BUILT REPLACING THE JOHN P. GRACE BRIDGE AND THE SILAS N. PEARMAN BRIDGE IN CHARLESTON COUNTY THE "ARTHUR RAVENEL, JR. BRIDGE", AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION SHALL ERECT SUCH SIGNS AS APPROPRIATE TO DESIGNATE AND NAME THE NEW BRIDGE OVER THE COOPER RIVER AS THE "ARTHUR RAVENEL, JR. BRIDGE"; TO AMEND CHAPTER 11, TITLE 1, RELATING TO THE GENERAL PROVISIONS CONCERNING THE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD, BY ADDING SECTION 1-11-480 SO AS TO AUTHORIZE THE BOARD TO HIRE CONSULTANTS OR A MANAGEMENT FIRM TO ASSIST IN THE ADMINISTRATION OF THE UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION PROGRAM FOR STATE EMPLOYEES, TO AUTHORIZE THE BOARD TO TRANSFER FUNDS FOR THIS PURPOSE, AND TO REQUIRE THE BOARD TO ANNUALLY REPORT TO THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY ON THE PAYMENTS TO THE CONSULTANTS OR MANAGEMENT FIRM; TO AMEND SECTION 56-3-840, RELATING TO DELINQUENT MOTOR VEHICLE REGISTRATION AND LICENSING PENALTY FEES, SO AS TO INCREASE THE PENALTY FEES ASSOCIATED WITH DELINQUENT REGISTRATION AND LICENSING OF A MOTOR VEHICLE, AND TO AUTHORIZE THE RETENTION OF ADDITIONAL MONIES COLLECTED FOR THE PURPOSE OF PROVIDING A BUILDING FUND FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY; TO AMEND SECTION 1-11-720, RELATING TO ENTITIES ELIGIBLE TO PARTICIPATE IN THE STATE HEALTH AND DENTAL INSURANCE PLANS, SO AS TO EXTEND ELIGIBILITY TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA STATE EMPLOYEES' ASSOCIATION, THE PALMETTO STATE TEACHERS' ASSOCIATION, THE SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATION ASSOCIATION, THE SOUTH CAROLINA ASSOCIATION OF SCHOOL ADMINISTRATORS, AND THE SOUTH CAROLINA SCHOOL BOARDS ASSOCIATION; TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-40, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS FOR PURPOSES OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA INCOME TAX ACT, SO AS TO UPDATE THE REFERENCE DATE WHEREBY THIS STATE ADOPTS VARIOUS PROVISIONS OF THE INTERNAL REVENUE CODE OF 1986; TO AMEND SECTION 12-43-220, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO CLASSIFICATION AND THE APPLICABLE ASSESSMENT RATIO OF PROPERTY FOR PURPOSES OF THE PROPERTY TAX, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT OWNER-OCCUPIED RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY RECEIVING THE FOUR PERCENT ASSESSMENT RATIO RETAINS THAT ASSESSMENT RATIO, THE RESIDENTIAL EXEMPTION FROM SCHOOL OPERATING MILLAGE, AND THE HOMESTEAD EXEMPTION, IF APPLICABLE, FOR THE ENTIRE YEAR IN WHICH THE OWNERSHIP OR USE OF SUCH PROPERTY CHANGES AND TO MAKE CONFORMING AMENDMENTS; TO AMEND SECTION 12-4-320, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PERMISSIVE POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE TAX COMMISSION, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE PRESCRIPTION OF TEMPORARY RULES IN THE EVENT OF DAMAGE CAUSED BY WAR, TERRORISM, OR NATURAL DISASTER OR HAZARDOUS MILITARY DUTY; TO AMEND ARTICLE 25, CHAPTER 6, TITLE 12, RELATING TO STATE INCOME TAX CREDITS, BY ADDING SECTION 12-6-3520 SO AS TO ESTABLISH AN INCOME TAX CREDIT FOR COSTS INCURRED BY A TAXPAYER FOR HABITAT MANAGEMENT OR CONSTRUCTION AND MAINTENANCE OF IMPROVEMENTS ON REAL PROPERTY DESIGNATED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES AS CRITICAL HABITAT FOR THREATENED OR ENDANGERED SPECIES; TO AMEND CHAPTER 15, TITLE 50, RELATING TO NONGAME AND ENDANGERED SPECIES, BY ADDING SECTION 50-15-55 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES SHALL PROMULGATE REGULATIONS ADDRESSING CRITERIA FOR DESIGNATING LAND AS CERTIFIED MANAGEMENT AREA FOR ENDANGERED SPECIES OR SPECIES IN NEED OF PROTECTION TO QUALIFY FOR THE CREDIT ALLOWED BY THIS SECTION AND ALLOW PERIODIC REVIEW OF THE POPULATIONS OF SPECIES AND CRITERIA FOR CERTIFIED MANAGEMENT AREAS; BY ADDING SECTION 59-139-11 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A SCHOOL ACCREDITED BY THE SOUTHERN ASSOCIATION OF COLLEGES AND SCHOOLS MAY SUBSTITUTE THE SACS PLAN FOR THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN AND ANNUAL UPDATES REQUIRED BY THE EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT AND ACADEMIC ASSISTANCE ACT AND EDUCATION ACCOUNTABILITY ACT, AND PROVIDE THAT THE REVIEW CYCLE OF A DISTRICT MAY BE ADJUSTED TO COINCIDE WITH THE SACS REVIEW CYCLE OF ITS SCHOOLS; BY ADDING SECTION 17-25-137 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A COURT THAT IMPOSES AN ALTERNATIVE SENTENCE UPON A DEFENDANT IS NOT LIABLE FOR ANY INJURIES SUSTAINED BY THE DEFENDANT WHILE THE DEFENDANT COMPLETES HIS SENTENCE; BY ADDING SECTION 56-1-395 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE REINSTATEMENT FEE FOR A DRIVER'S LICENSE WHICH HAS BEEN SUSPENDED MUST BE REFUNDED UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES, AND TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON WHOSE LICENSE IS SUSPENDED BECAUSE OF THE FAILURE TO PAY A FINE IMPOSED PURSUANT TO A TRAFFIC VIOLATION, AND WHO IS SUBSEQUENTLY ISSUED A CITATION FOR DRIVING UNDER SUSPENSION IN THIS STATE, MUST NOT BE TAKEN INTO CUSTODY IF THE SOLE BASIS FOR THE SUSPENSION IS THE FAILURE TO PAY THE FINE FOR THE TRAFFIC VIOLATION; TO AMEND SECTION 60-11-40, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA COMMISSION OF ARCHIVES AND HISTORY, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNIVERSITY SOUTH CAROLINIANA SOCIETY SHALL SERVE AS A NON-EX OFFICIO MEMBER OF THE COMMISSION; TO AMEND SECTION 50-21-136, RELATING TO NO WAKE ZONES ON CERTAIN CREEKS AND COVES ON HILTON HEAD ISLAND AND ON THE NEW RIVER IN BEAUFORT COUNTY, SO AS TO CORRECT A DIRECTIONAL REFERENCE; TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-440, RELATING TO PENALTIES FOR DRIVING WITHOUT A DRIVER'S LICENSE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A CHARGE OF DRIVING A MOTOR VEHICLE WITHOUT A DRIVER'S LICENSE MUST BE DISMISSED UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES; TO AMEND SECTION 56-10-225, RELATING TO PROOF OF INSURANCE AND FINANCIAL RESPONSIBILITY FOR A MOTOR VEHICLE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A CHARGE OF FAILING TO MAINTAIN PROOF THAT A MOTOR VEHICLE IS INSURED MUST BE DISMISSED UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES; TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-365, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE SURRENDER OF A DRIVER'S LICENSE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT AT THE TIME A PERSON SURRENDERS A DRIVER'S LICENSE TO A CLERK OF COURT OR MAGISTRATE, HE ALSO MAY PAY THE FEE REQUIRED TO HAVE HIS DRIVER'S LICENSE REINSTATED; TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-390, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE FEE FOR REINSTATEMENT OF A DRIVER'S LICENSE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE REINSTATEMENT FEE MAY BE PAID TO THE CLERK OF COURT UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES; TO AMEND SECTIONS 20-7-420, 20-7-1315, AS AMENDED, AND 20-7-1440, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO COLLECTION OF CHILD SUPPORT, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR A CENTRALIZED SYSTEM FOR THE COLLECTION OF WAGE WITHHOLDING; TO AMEND SECTIONS 20-1-220, AS AMENDED, 20-3-235, 20-7-853, 20-7-854, AND 20-7-949, 20-7-957, 44-7-77, 44-63-75, ALL AS AMENDED, AND 43-5-595 AND 43-5-596, RELATING TO THE USE OF SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBERS IN CHILD SUPPORT ENFORCEMENT, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE USE OF ALIEN IDENTIFICATION NUMBERS IN CHILD SUPPORT ENFORCEMENT; TO AMEND SECTION 20-7-941, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE MEANINGS OF RELEVANT CHILD SUPPORT TERMS, SO AS TO DEFINE "DIRECTOR" AND TO REDEFINE "COMPLIANCE WITH AN ORDER OF SUPPORT" AND "LICENSING ENTITY" AND TO PROVIDE A DEFINITION FOR "DIRECTOR"; TO AMEND SECTIONS 20-7-942 AND 20-7-945, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE LICENSE REVOCATION PROGRAM, SO AS TO DECREASE THE TIME FOR REVOCATION FROM NINETY DAYS TO FORTY-FIVE DAYS AND TO REQUIRE THE COURT TO FILE AN AGREEMENT ESTABLISHING AN ARREARAGE PAYMENT SCHEDULE WHICH THEN HAS THE FORCE AND EFFECT OF LAW; TO AMEND SECTION 20-7-1130, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO ENFORCEMENT OF SUPPORT AND INCOME WITHHOLDING ORDERS, SO AS TO CREATE DISCRETION IN THE USE OF ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURES; TO AMEND SECTION 20-7-1295, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO ADMINISTRATIVE LIENS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT LIENS CREATED UNDER THIS SECTION MAY BE MAINTAINED BY THE REGISTER OF DEEDS UNDER ESTABLISHED LOCAL PROCEDURES, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE USE OF ALIEN IDENTIFICATION NUMBERS IN CHILD SUPPORT ENFORCEMENT; TO AMEND SECTION 43-5-585, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO REPORTING ARREARAGES TO CONSUMER CREDIT REPORTING AGENCIES, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR REPORTING WHEN AN ARREARAGE IS EQUAL TO OR GREATER THAN ONE THOUSAND DOLLARS; TO AMEND SECTION 43-5-598, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO NEW HIRE REPORTING, SO AS TO PROVIDE IMMUNITY FROM CIVIL AND CRIMINAL LIABILITY FOR EMPLOYERS; AND TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES TO ESTABLISH AND OPERATE THE CENTRALIZED SYSTEM FOR THE COLLECTION OF WAGE WITHHOLDING FROM FUNDS APPROPRIATED TO THE DEPARTMENT FOR CHILD SUPPORT ENFORCEMENT; TO AMEND SECTION 16-11-700, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE OFFENSE OF DUMPING LITTER OR OTHER SOLID WASTE ON PUBLIC OR PRIVATE PROPERTY, SO AS TO INCREASE THE MONETARY FINE FOR DUMPING LITTER OR SOLID WASTE IN AN AMOUNT LESS THAN FIFTEEN POUNDS IN WEIGHT OR TWENTY-SEVEN CUBIC FEET IN VOLUME AND FOR THE DEPOSIT OF A COLLECTION OF LITTER OR GARBAGE IN AN AREA OR FACILITY NOT INTENDED FOR PUBLIC DEPOSIT OR GARBAGE, AND TO PROVIDE THAT A PORTION OF THE FINE MUST BE DEPOSITED IN THE STATE'S GENERAL FUND AND USED BY THE OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR TO FUND A LITTER CONTROL CAMPAIGN; TO PROVIDE THAT IF A FAILURE OF A COMPUTER, SOFTWARE PROGRAM, OR OTHER RELATED COMPUTER DEVICE RESULTING FROM A "YEAR 2000" DATE CHANGE CAUSES A NOTICE OR BILLS, ISSUED BY THE STATE OR A POLITICAL SUBDIVISION OF THE STATE, TO BE MAILED OR FORWARDED LATE OR UNTIMELY PROVIDED TO A TAXPAYER, THE TAXPAYER MAY NOT BE PENALIZED OR ASSESSED ANY PENALTIES OR INTEREST FOR MAKING A LATE PAYMENT; BY ADDING SECTION 12-37-2735 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR A PERSONAL PROPERTY TAX RELIEF FUND OF NOT MORE THAN NOR LESS THAN TWENTY MILLION DOLLARS FOR A FISCAL YEAR TO REDUCE AD VALOREM TAX ON PERSONAL MOTOR VEHICLES, TO PROVIDE FOR THE DISTRIBUTION OF THE REVENUES OF THE FUND, AND TO REQUIRE THE AMOUNTS DISTRIBUTED TO BE USED TO REDUCE PROPERTY TAXES ON PERSONAL MOTOR VEHICLES; AND TO APPROPRIATE SURPLUS REVENUES FOR THE OPERATION OF STATE GOVERNMENT AND PROVIDE FOR THE EXPENDITURE OF THESE SURPLUS REVENUES.
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H. 3697 -- Ways and Means Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROPRIATE MONIES FROM THE CAPITAL RESERVE FUND FOR FISCAL YEAR 1998-99.
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H. 3698 -- Ways and Means Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 12-37-223 SO AS TO AUTHORIZE A COUNTY GOVERNING BODY BY ORDINANCE TO LIMIT THE INCREASE IN REAL PROPERTY VALUE TO FIFTEEN PERCENT AS THE RESULT OF A COUNTYWIDE REASSESSMENT AND EQUALIZATION PROGRAM AND TO SPECIFY THE APPLICATION OF THIS PROVISION, PROVIDE CERTAIN EXCEPTIONS AND AUTHORIZE THE COUNTY GOVERNING BODY TO MAKE THE ORDINANCE APPLY RETROACTIVELY; AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE VERSION OF SECTION 12-37-223 AS added BY THIS ENACTMENT IS DEEMED THE LATEST ENACTMENT OF THIS SECTION DURING THE 1999 LEGISLATIVE SESSION.
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H. 3699 -- Ways and Means Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO MAKE SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATIONS FOR THE OPERATION OF STATE GOVERNMENT OF SURPLUS FISCAL YEAR 1998-99 GENERAL FUND REVENUES.
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H. 3700 -- Reps. Davenport, J. Hines, Inabinett, McCraw, Sharpe, Simrill, R. Smith, Stille and Whipper: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 9-1-1140, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO ESTABLISHING SERVICE CREDIT FOR PURPOSES OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA RETIREMENT SYSTEM, SO AS TO ALLOW UP TO NINETY DAYS OF A MEMBER'S UNUSED SICK LEAVE TO BE USED TO QUALIFY FOR THE CREDITED SERVICE REQUIREMENTS FOR SERVICE RETIREMENT.
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H. 3701 -- Reps. Davenport, Allison and Walker: A BILL TO AMEND SECTIONS 7-13-330, 7-13-1340, AND SECTION 7-13-1640, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, SO AS TO DELETE THE PROVISIONS WHICH PROVIDE FOR STRAIGHT PARTY TICKET VOTING FOR GENERAL ELECTION BALLOTS, STRAIGHT PARTY TICKET VOTING ON ANY TYPE OF RECORDER, AND VOTING FOR ALL OF THE CANDIDATES OF ONE PARTY BY USE OF A VOTING MACHINE.
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H. 3702 -- Reps. Quinn, Barfield, Battle, Bowers, T. Brown, Dantzler, Davenport, Emory, Fleming, Harrison, Hinson, Inabinett, Koon, Loftis, Mason, McGee, Rhoad, Riser, Robinson, Simrill, Stille, Stuart, Taylor, Vaughn, Whatley, Whipper and Young-Brickell: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 37-10-103, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PAYMENTS MADE ON A LOAN AGREEMENT SECURED BY A LIEN ON REAL ESTATE, SO AS TO DELETE THE ONE HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLAR LIMIT AND ALLOW PREPAYMENT WITHOUT PENALTY OF A LOAN OF ANY AMOUNT SECURED BY A MORTGAGE.
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H. 3703 -- Reps. Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, T. Brown, Clyburn, Govan, J. Hines, Inabinett, Leach, Lloyd, McCraw, Phillips, Pinckney, Rutherford and Whipper: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 3, TITLE 56, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO MOTOR VEHICLE REGISTRATION AND LICENSING, BY ADDING ARTICLE 58 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE ISSUANCE OF SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES FOR COUNTY VETERANS AFFAIRS OFFICERS.
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H. 3704 -- Reps. Whatley, Limehouse, Knotts, W. McLeod, Law, Leach, Tripp, Bailey, Barrett, H. Brown, Dantzler, Davenport, Gilham, Harrison, Hinson, Rodgers and Young-Brickell: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 24-21-650, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO A PAROLE ORDER, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT UPON A NEGATIVE DETERMINATION OF PAROLE, A PERSON CONFINED FOR COMMITTING A VIOLENT CRIME MUST HAVE HIS CASE REVIEWED EVERY FIVE YEARS INSTEAD OF TWO YEARS FOR THE PURPOSE OF A DETERMINATION OF PAROLE.
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H. 3705 -- Reps. Breeland, Bailey, G. Brown, J. Brown, T. Brown, Chellis, Clyburn, Dantzler, Gourdine, Govan, Harrison, Hayes, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Inabinett, Jennings, Law, Lloyd, McGee, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, Neilson, F. Smith, R. Smith, Whipper and Young-Brickell: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 25-11-40, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO COUNTY VETERANS AFFAIRS OFFICERS, SO AS TO PROVIDE A DEFINITION OF "VETERAN", REQUIRE THE APPOINTMENT OF A VETERAN TO THE POST OF COUNTY VETERANS AFFAIRS OFFICER, PROVIDE EXCEPTIONS, CHANGE PROVISIONS REGARDING THE TERM OF OFFICE, AND PROVIDE FOR A TRAINING COURSE, ACCREDITATION, AND REFRESHER TRAINING.
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H. 3706 -- Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING AND REGULATION, PILOTAGE COMMISSION, RELATING TO PORT OF PORT ROYAL, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 2312, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
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3rd Reading
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H. 3707 -- Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING AND REGULATION, PILOTAGE COMMISSION, RELATING TO PORT OF GEORGETOWN, SHORT BRANCH QUALIFICATION, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 2313, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
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3rd Reading
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H. 3708 -- Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING AND REGULATION, PILOTAGE COMMISSION, RELATING TO PORT OF CHARLESTON, SHORT BRANCH QUALIFICATION, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 2322, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
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2nd Reading
3rd Reading
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H. 3709 -- Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING AND REGULATION, RELATING TO ELEVATOR SAFETY, DEFINITION OF "SERIOUS INJURY", DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 2411, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Debate Adjourned
Point of Order

H. 3710 -- Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD, RELATING TO COMMERCIAL MOBILE RADIO SYSTEM SURCHARGE, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 2376, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Point of Order
Ratified

H. 3711 -- Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING AND REGULATION, REAL ESTATE COMMISSION, RELATING TO VACATION TIME-SHARING, EDUCATIONAL PROVIDERS, AND REAL ESTATE PRACTICES, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 2344, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
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2nd Reading
3rd Reading
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H. 3712 -- Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING AND REGULATION, BUILDING CODES COUNCIL, RELATING TO GOVERNMENT RESTRUCTURING AMENDMENTS AND RECERTIFICATION OF EXISTING BUILDINGS, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 2384, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Point of Order
Ratified

H. 3713 -- Reps. Delleney and Wilkins: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 2-19-20, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE JUDICIAL MERIT SELECTION COMMISSION, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON MAY NOT SEEK MORE THAN ONE JUDICIAL VACANCY AT THE SAME TIME.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3714 -- Reps. Clyburn, Bailey, J. Brown, Gourdine, Govan, M. Hines, Lloyd, Pinckney and Stille: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY TO MAIL A FORM TO EACH LICENSED DRIVER PROVIDING INFORMATION ON THE CURRENT LAW AUTHORIZING THE DEPARTMENT TO SELL DRIVERS' PHOTOGRAPHIC OR DIGITIZED IMAGES FROM THEIR DRIVERS' LICENSE RECORDS AND GIVING EACH DRIVER THE OPTION TO PERMIT OR REFUSE TO HAVE THE DRIVER'S IMAGE SOLD OR DISTRIBUTED.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3715 -- Rep. Bailey: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 6-8-30, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO ISSUANCE OF CERTIFICATES OF REGISTRATION FOR BUILDING CODE ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THESE CERTIFICATES ARE VALID FOR THE PERIOD STIPULATED BY REGULATION RATHER THAN FOR ONE YEAR; TO AMEND SECTIONS 6-9-50 AND 6-9-60, BOTH AS AMENDED, BOTH RELATING TO MANDATORY ADOPTION OF CERTAIN NATIONALLY KNOWN CODES AND STANDARDS, SO AS TO REVISE WHICH CODES AND STANDARDS MUST BE ADOPTED AND TO DELETE A PROVISION RELATING TO CERTAIN CODES TAKING PRECEDENCE OVER OTHER CODES; AND TO AMEND SECTION 38-7-35, RELATING TO FUNDING OF TRAINING AND EDUCATION PROGRAMS FOR BUILDING CODE ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS, SO AS TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING AND REGULATION TO REPORT ON THE USE OF SUCH FUNDS EVERY JULY FIFTEENTH RATHER THAN JANUARY FIFTEENTH.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Point of Order
Ratified

H. 3716 -- Rep. Bailey: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 23-43-40, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PROMULGATION OF REGULATIONS BY THE SOUTH CAROLINA BUILDING CODES COUNCIL, SO AS TO REVISE A REFERENCE TO CERTAIN BUILDING CODES AND STANDARDS THAT MUST BE INCORPORATED INTO THE REGULATIONS; TO AMEND SECTION 23-43-60, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO ESTABLISHMENTS AND AUTHORITY OF THE MODULAR BUILDINGS BOARD OF APPEALS, SO AS TO ELIMINATE THIS BOARD AND TRANSFER ITS AUTHORITY TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA BUILDING CODES COUNCIL; TO AMEND SECTION 23-43-110, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE SUSPENSION AND REVOCATION OF MODULAR BUILDING CERTIFICATIONS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT APPEALS MUST BE MADE TO THE BUILDING CODES COUNCIL; TO AMEND SECTION 23-43-120, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO VARIANCE ORDERS, SO AS TO REPLACE REFERENCES TO THE MODULAR BUILDINGS BOARD OF APPEALS WITH REFERENCES TO THE BUILDING CODES COUNCIL; TO AMEND SECTION 23-43-130 RELATING TO LOCAL ENFORCEMENT OF THE PROVISIONS OF CHAPTER 43, TITLE 23, BY LOCAL BUILDING OFFICIALS, SO AS TO DELETE A PROVISION DESIGNATING ALTERNATIVE SOURCES FOR ENFORCEMENT IN LOCALITIES WITH NO BUILDING OFFICIAL; TO AMEND SECTION 23-43-150, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO LICENSING SELLERS OF MODULAR BUILDING UNITS, SO AS TO MAKE LICENSURE BIENNIAL, AND TO DELETE PROVISIONS RELATING TO FEES BEING ESTABLISHED BY THE BUILDING CODES COUNCIL AND TO THE ADDRESS TO WHICH THE LICENSE MUST BE SENT; AND TO REPEAL SECTION 23-43-140 RELATING TO EXAMINATIONS BY THE BUILDING CODES COUNCIL OF MODULAR BUILDINGS UPON COMPLAINT RELATING TO VIOLATIONS OF REGULATIONS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Point of Order
Ratified

H. 3717 -- Rep. Battle: A BILL TO AMEND TITLE 40, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING CHAPTER 82 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE LICENSURE AND REGULATION OF LIQUID PETROLEUM GAS DEALERS, TRANSPORTERS, AND EQUIPMENT INSTALLERS; TO RE-ESTABLISH THE LIQUID PETROLEUM GAS BOARD AND INCREASE ITS MEMBERSHIP FROM FIVE TO SEVEN; TO PROVIDE FOR THE POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE BOARD; TO PROVIDE FOR BIENNIAL LICENSURE; TO CONFORM THE CHAPTER TO STATUTORY ORGANIZATIONAL FRAMEWORK ESTABLISHED FOR PROFESSIONAL AND OCCUPATIONAL BOARDS UNDER THE ADMINISTRATION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING AND REGULATION; AND TO REPEAL CHAPTER 43 OF TITLE 39 RELATING TO THE LICENSURE AND REGULATION OF LIQUID PETROLEUM GAS ACTIVITIES.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Senate Amendments Amended
Point of Order
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Message from Senate
Ratified

H. 3718 -- Reps. Klauber, Carnell, Parks and Stille: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE FOOTBALL TEAM, COACHES, SUPPORT PERSONNEL, AND OFFICIALS OF EMERALD HIGH SCHOOL OF GREENWOOD COUNTY, ON A DATE TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF BEING RECOGNIZED AND CONGRATULATED ON WINNING THE 1998 CLASS AA STATE FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3719 -- Reps. Klauber, Carnell, Parks and Stille: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION CONGRATULATING THE GRIDIRON VIKINGS OF EMERALD HIGH SCHOOL OF GREENWOOD COUNTY ON WINNING THE 1998 CLASS AA STATE FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3720 -- Rep. Bauer: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-4-65 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IN THE EVENT THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA DETERMINES BY LAW OR OTHERWISE THAT THE SOUTH CAROLINA TUITION PREPAYMENT PROGRAM AND ITS FUND SHOULD BE DISCONTINUED AND ALL TUITION PREPAYMENT CONTRACTS CANCELED, CONTRIBUTORS SHALL BE ENTITLED TO A REFUND OF ALL PAYMENTS TO THE FUND PLUS INTEREST ON THESE CONTRIBUTIONS AT THE RATE OF FOUR PERCENT PER ANNUM, AND TO PROVIDE THAT IF THE FUND DOES NOT HAVE SUFFICIENT MONIES TO MAKE SUCH REFUNDS, THE DEFICIENCIES SHALL BE PAID FROM THE GENERAL FUND OF THE STATE.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Ratified

H. 3721 -- Reps. Simrill, Kirsh, Meacham and Moody-Lawrence: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND AND HEARTILY CONGRATULATE THE WINTHROP UNIVERSITY EAGLES BASKETBALL TEAM ON ITS OUTSTANDING SEASON, ITS BIG SOUTH CONFERENCE CHAMPIONSHIP, AND ITS INVITATION TO THE NATIONAL COLLEGIATE ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION TOURNAMENT.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3722 -- Reps. Lucas, J. Hines and Neilson: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO DECLARE THE WEEK OF MARCH 29 - APRIL 3, 1999, AS "SOUTHEASTERN BASEBALL CLASSIC WEEK".
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3723 -- Reps. Lourie, Sheheen, Allen, Allison, Altman, Askins, Bailey, Bales, Barfield, Barrett, Battle, Bauer, Beck, Bowers, Breeland, Campsen, Canty, Carnell, Cato, Chellis, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Cooper, Cotty, D. Smith, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Easterday, Edge, Emory, F. Smith, Fleming, G. Brown, Gamble, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, H. Brown, Hamilton, Harrell, Harris, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hawkins, Hayes, Hinson, Howard, Inabinett, J. Brown, J. Hines, J. Smith, Jennings, Keegan, Kelley, Kennedy, Kirsh, Klauber, Knotts, Koon, Lanford, Law, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lucas, M. Hines, M. McLeod, Mack, Maddox, Martin, Mason, McCraw, McGee, McKay, McMahand, Meacham, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Parks, Phillips, Pinckney, Quinn, R. Smith, Rhoad, Rice, Riser, Robinson, Rodgers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scott, Seithel, Sharpe, Simrill, Stille, Stuart, T. Brown, Taylor, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Vaughn, W. McLeod, Walker, Webb, Whatley, Whipper, Wilder, Wilkes, Wilkins, Witherspoon, Woodrum and Young-Brickell: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE HEARTFELT SORROW OF THE MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA UPON THE DEATH OF THOMAS ROY BERRY AND TO EXTEND THEIR DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO HIS FAMILY AND FRIENDS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3724 -- Reps. Inabinett, Allen, Bailey, Breeland, J. Brown, T. Brown, Canty, Clyburn, Govan, Hayes, J. Hines, Jennings, Lloyd, Maddox, Moody-Lawrence, Pinckney, Rodgers and Sharpe: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE SUPPORT OF THE MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA FOR MEDICARE, WHICH IS OUR NATION'S MOST SUCCESSFUL HEALTH INSURANCE PROGRAM, AND TO URGE THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO SUPPORT A PROPOSAL TO DESIGNATE A PERCENTAGE OF THE FEDERAL BUDGET SURPLUS TO MEDICARE IN ORDER TO ASSURE ITS SOLVENCY AND TO TAKE OTHER ACTIONS WHICH WILL PROVIDE ADEQUATE HEALTH CARE AND PHARMACEUTICAL AND LONG-TERM CARE BENEFITS TO OUR NATION'S SENIOR CITIZENS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3725 -- Reps. Breeland, Altman, Bailey, Campsen, Chellis, Dantzler, Gourdine, Harrell, Hinson, Inabinett, Limehouse, Mack, Whatley, Whipper and Young-Brickell: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 49-29-230, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO CERTAIN SCENIC RIVER DESIGNATIONS, SO AS TO EXTEND THE DOWNSTREAM ASHLEY RIVER SCENIC RIVER DESIGNATION TO THE HIGHWAY 526 BRIDGE.
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2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Other proceedings
Ratified

H. 3726 -- Reps. Jennings, Knotts, Scott, M. McLeod, Bailey, Battle, Bowers, G. Brown, Cotty, Harvin, Law, Maddox, Young-Brickell, Harris, Rhoad and Beck: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-21-4200, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE DISTRIBUTION OF BINGO TAX REVENUES, SO AS TO REVISE THE DISTRIBUTION PERCENTAGES OF BINGO TAX REVENUES AND TO PROVIDE A MINIMUM ANNUAL DISTRIBUTION OF THESE REVENUES OF ONE MILLION DOLLARS TO THE OFFICE ON AGING OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES AND THREE AND ONE-HALF MILLION DOLLARS TO THE PARKS AND RECREATION DEVELOPMENT FUND OF THE DEPARTMENT OF PARKS, RECREATION AND TOURISM, WITH THE BALANCE OF THE REVENUES CREDITED TO THE GENERAL FUND OF THE STATE, AND TO CORRECT REFERENCES.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3727 -- Reps. T. Brown, Askins, Barfield, Battle, Emory, Govan, Jennings, Kennedy, Lourie, W. McLeod, Miller, J.H. Neal, Ott, Pinckney, J. Smith and Stuart: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-1-456 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT AN EMPLOYEE MAY BE GRANTED BY HIS EMPLOYER A SPECIFIED AMOUNT OF ADDITIONAL PAID LEAVE EACH YEAR FOR THE PURPOSE OF ATTENDING CERTAIN ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOL CONFERENCES OR ACTIVITIES DURING THE EMPLOYEE'S WORK HOURS, OR TO ENGAGE IN CERTAIN VOLUNTEER TEACHING ACTIVITIES IN SUCH SCHOOLS, TO PROVIDE THAT THE EMPLOYERS OF THESE EMPLOYEES ARE ENTITLED TO A SPECIFIED STATE INCOME TAX DEDUCTION FOR THESE ACTIVITIES, AND TO PROVIDE THE PROCEDURES NECESSARY TO IMPLEMENT THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3728 -- Reps. Mack, Breeland, J. Brown, T. Brown, Dantzler, Emory, Harrell, Howard, Inabinett, Lloyd, J.H. Neal, Pinckney and Whipper: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 23-43-130, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE REQUIREMENT THAT MODULAR BUILDING UNITS MUST BE ACCEPTABLE IN ALL LOCALITIES AS MEETING THE REQUIREMENTS OF CHAPTER 43, TITLE 23 AND MUST BE CONSIDERED EQUIVALENT TO A SITE-BUILT STRUCTURE FOR CERTAIN LOCAL PURPOSES, SO AS TO AUTHORIZE LOCAL GOVERNMENTS TO DETERMINE THE LOCATION OF MODULAR BUILDING UNITS AND TO DEFINE MODULAR BUILDING UNITS FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION.
Introduced and Committed
Other proceedings

H. 3729 -- Rep. Jennings: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 39-5-10, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE DEFINITIONS IN THE UNFAIR TRADE PRACTICES ACT, SO AS TO ADD A DEFINITION FOR RELATOR; TO AMEND SECTION 39-5-40, RELATING TO THE PRACTICES TO WHICH THIS ARTICLE DOES NOT APPLY, SO AS TO MAKE THE ARTICLE APPLY TO TRADE PRACTICES IN THE BUSINESS OF INSURANCE; AND TO AMEND SECTION 39-5-50, RELATING TO THE RIGHT OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL TO BRING ACTIONS FOR INJUNCTIONS AND ACTIONS TO RECOVER ASCERTAINABLE LOSSES FOR VIOLATIONS OF THIS ARTICLE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT ASCERTAINABLE LOSS INCLUDES DAMAGES SHOWN IN THE AGGREGATE UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES, TO PROVIDE THE COURT MAY MAKE ADDITIONAL ORDERS TO RESTORE A PERSON WHO HAS SUFFERED AN ASCERTAINABLE LOSS BEFORE THE ORDER DECLARING THE PRACTICE UNLAWFUL BECOMES FINAL, AND TO PROVIDE THE PROCEDURES FOR A RELATOR TO NOTIFY THE ATTORNEY GENERAL THAT PERSONS HAVE SUFFERED ASCERTAINABLE LOSS BECAUSE OF UNFAIR TRADE PRACTICES AND, IF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL DECLINES TO ACT OR FAILS TO BRING AN ACTION, THAT THE RELATOR MAY BRING AN ACTION, AND IF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL CERTIFIES THE RELATOR'S ATTORNEY'S EXPERIENCE, THE RELATOR MAY BRING AN ACTION IN THE NAME OF THE STATE AND OTHERS SIMILARLY SITUATED AS THE RELATOR TO RECOVER THE ASCERTAINABLE LOSSES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3730 -- Reps. Rutherford, Knotts, Barfield, Harvin, Lee, J. Hines, Rhoad, Davenport, Clyburn, Gourdine, Govan, Lloyd, Pinckney and Whipper: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-51-90, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE REDEMPTION OF PROPERTY SOLD FOR DELINQUENT TAXES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT INTEREST ON THE AMOUNT OF THE TAX SALE BID ACCRUES AT THE RATE OF ONE PERCENT OR TWO-THIRDS OF ONE PERCENT A MONTH OR PORTION OF A MONTH DEPENDING ON THE CLASSIFICATION OF THE PROPERTY RATHER THAN A RATE OF EIGHT OR TWELVE PERCENT ON THE WHOLE AMOUNT REGARDLESS OF WHEN THE PROPERTY IS REDEEMED.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3731 -- Reps. Wilkins and Harrison: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-80, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE CONTENTS OF A DRIVER'S LICENSE APPLICATION, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT AN APPLICATION MUST CONTAIN A STATEMENT TO DETERMINE WHETHER THE APPLICANT HAS BEEN CONVICTED OF A FELONY IN THIS STATE AND, IF SO, THE FELONY; TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-140, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF A DRIVER'S LICENSE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A DRIVER'S LICENSE MUST HAVE A ONE-DIGIT CODE IF THE PERSON HAS BEEN CONVICTED OF A FELONY UNDER THE LAWS OF THIS STATE IDENTIFYING THE PERSON IN THIS MANNER, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THIS CODE MUST BE MADE KNOWN TO THE APPROPRIATE LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS OF THE STATE; BY ADDING SECTIONS 56-1-146, 56-1-147, AND 56-1-148 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY MUST BE NOTIFIED OF PERSONS CONVICTED OF FELONIES AND PERSONS INCARCERATED OR ON PAROLE OR PROBATION FOR FELONIES SO THAT AN IDENTIFYING CODE CAN BE AFFIXED TO THEIR DRIVERS' LICENSES OR SPECIAL IDENTIFICATION CARDS IN A SPECIFIED MANNER; TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-3350, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF SPECIAL IDENTIFICATION CARDS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT AN APPLICATION FOR A SPECIAL IDENTIFICATION CARD MUST REQUEST WHETHER THE APPLICANT HAS EVER BEEN CONVICTED OF A FELONY IN THIS STATE; AND TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-3370, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE SIZE, SHAPE, AND DESIGN OF A SPECIAL IDENTIFICATION CARD, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A SPECIAL IDENTIFICATION CARD MUST HAVE A ONE-DIGIT CODE IF THE PERSON HAS BEEN CONVICTED OF A FELONY UNDER THE LAWS OF THIS STATE IDENTIFYING THE PERSON IN THIS MANNER, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THIS CODE MUST BE MADE KNOWN TO THE APPROPRIATE LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS OF THIS STATE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3732 -- Reps. Witherspoon, Sharpe and Riser: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 50-17-660, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE TAKING AND CATCHING OF SHRIMP, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT PERSONS WHO HOLD A "LAND AND SELL" LICENSE AND A "PRIMARY WHOLESALE DEALER" LICENSE UNDER SECTION 50-17-180 MAY NOT BE ISSUED A SHRIMP BAITING PERMIT UNDER THIS SECTION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3733 -- Rep. Barrett: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 16-11-700, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE OFFENSE OF LITTERING, SO AS TO REQUIRE REPORTING OF CONVICTIONS OF VIOLATIONS OCCURRING WHILE OPERATING A MOTOR VEHICLE TO THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY AND REPORTING VIOLATIONS WHILE HUNTING OR FISHING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES; AND TO AMEND SECTIONS 50-9-1120 AND 56-1-720, RELATING RESPECTIVELY TO THE POINT SYSTEM FOR DRIVER LICENSES AND HUNTING AND FISHING LICENSES, SO AS TO ASSIGN POINTS UNDER THESE POINT SYSTEMS FOR LITTERING VIOLATIONS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3734 -- Reps. Edge, Bailey, Bales, Barfield, Barrett, Battle, Bauer, Beck, Bowers, Cato, Chellis, Dantzler, Davenport, Fleming, Gilham, Harrell, Harrison, Haskins, Hawkins, Hinson, Inabinett, Keegan, Kennedy, Klauber, Knotts, Koon, Leach, Limehouse, Lucas, Martin, Mason, McCraw, McGee, Meacham, Neilson, Phillips, Quinn, R. Smith, Rhoad, Riser, Rodgers, Sandifer, Sharpe, Simrill, Taylor, Tripp, Trotter, Webb, Whatley, Wilkins, Witherspoon, Woodrum, Young-Brickell and Allen: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-37-220, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO EXEMPTIONS FROM PROPERTY TAX, SO AS TO EXEMPT FROM PROPERTY TAX FIFTY PERCENT OF THE FAIR MARKET VALUE OF PRIVATE PASSENGER MOTOR VEHICLES, INCLUDING TRUCKS WITH A GROSS WEIGHT OF NOT MORE THAN EIGHT THOUSAND POUNDS AND AN EMPTY WEIGHT OF NOT MORE THAN FIVE THOUSAND POUNDS, AND MOTORCYCLES; TO PHASE IN THE EXEMPTION OVER FIVE MOTOR VEHICLE TAX YEARS AT THE RATE OF TEN PERCENT A YEAR; TO PROVIDE FOR PROPERTY TAXING ENTITIES TO BE REIMBURSED FOR THE TAXES NOT COLLECTED BECAUSE OF THE EXEMPTION IN AN AMOUNT COMPUTED AT A STATEWIDE AVERAGE MILLAGE RATE, APPLIED ON A PER REGISTERED VEHICLE BASIS, AND CREDITED TO THE TRUST FUND FOR TAX RELIEF AND TO CAP THIS REIMBURSEMENT AT THE AMOUNT SO REIMBURSED IN FISCAL YEAR 2003-04, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THIS EXEMPT VALUE IS NEVERTHELESS CONSIDERED TAXABLE FOR PURPOSES OF BONDED INDEBTEDNESS AND CALCULATING THE INDEX OF TAXPAYING ABILITY AT AMOUNTS NOT TO EXCEED ITS VALUE IN PROPERTY TAX YEAR 2003; AND TO AMEND SECTION 11-11-150, RELATING TO ESTIMATED INCOME TAX REVENUES, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR DEDUCTIONS FROM THE ESTIMATE OF THE REIMBURSEMENT AMOUNT FOR EXEMPTED PERSONAL PROPERTY TAXES.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor removed

H. 3735 -- Rep. Bailey: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 79, TITLE 40, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA REGULATION OF BURGLAR AND FIRE ALARM SYSTEM BUSINESSES ACT, SO AS TO CONFORM THIS CHAPTER TO THE STATUTORY ORGANIZATIONAL FRAMEWORK ESTABLISHED FOR PROFESSIONAL AND OCCUPATIONAL BOARDS UNDER THE ADMINISTRATION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING AND REGULATION AND TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THE REGULATION OF THE ALARM SYSTEM INDUSTRY.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Other proceedings

H. 3736 -- Reps. J. Brown, Scott, Allen, Allison, Altman, Askins, Bailey, Bales, Barfield, Barrett, Battle, Bauer, Beck, Bowers, Breeland, Campsen, Canty, Carnell, Cato, Chellis, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Cooper, Cotty, D. Smith, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Easterday, Edge, Emory, F. Smith, Fleming, G. Brown, Gamble, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, H. Brown, Hamilton, Harrell, Harris, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hawkins, Hayes, Hinson, Howard, Inabinett, J. Hines, J. Smith, Jennings, Keegan, Kelley, Kennedy, Kirsh, Klauber, Knotts, Koon, Lanford, Law, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, M. Hines, M. McLeod, Mack, Maddox, Martin, Mason, McCraw, McGee, McKay, McMahand, Meacham, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Parks, Phillips, Pinckney, Quinn, R. Smith, Rhoad, Rice, Riser, Robinson, Rodgers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Seithel, Sharpe, Sheheen, Simrill, Stille, Stuart, T. Brown, Taylor, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Vaughn, W. McLeod, Walker, Webb, Whatley, Whipper, Wilder, Wilkes, Wilkins, Witherspoon, Woodrum and Young-Brickell: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE BETTY J. SMITH, RECEPTIONIST AND SWITCHBOARD OPERATOR FOR THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, ON HER NEW POSITION AS ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT TO THE HONORABLE ALISON RENEE LEE OF THE CIRCUIT COURT, AND TO WISH HER THE VERY BEST IN HER NEW ENDEAVORS AND TO TELL HER SHE WILL BE SORELY MISSED BY THE STAFF AND MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3737 -- Rep. Walker: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND CONGRATULATE MR. AND MRS. HOLLAND E. WALKER ON THE JOYOUS OCCASION OF THEIR FIFTY-EIGHTH WEDDING ANNIVERSARY WHICH THEY WILL CELEBRATE ON APRIL 5, 1999, AND TO HONOR THEM BY DEDICATING THIS DAY TO THEIR HONOR IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3738 -- Reps. Cooper, Law, Dantzler, Gourdine and Hinson: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO MR. FRANCIS CURREY OF MONCKS CORNER, ON A DATE TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, FOR THE PURPOSE OF BEING RECOGNIZED FOR WINNING THE MEDAL OF HONOR FOR HIS HEROISM IN WORLD WAR II AND FOR ADDITIONAL ACCOMPLISHMENTS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3739 -- Reps. Sharpe, Bailey, Clyburn, Cotty, Emory, Hamilton, J. Hines, Koon, Leach, Maddox, Mason, McGee, J.H. Neal, Rhoad, Simrill, R. Smith, Vaughn and Wilder: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-43-220, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE REQUIREMENT THAT PROPERTY CLASSIFICATIONS FOR TAX PURPOSES MUST BE EQUAL AND UNIFORM, ASSESSMENT RATIOS, ROLL-BACK TAXES, AND PROCEDURES FOR CLAIMING CERTAIN CLASSIFICATIONS, SO AS TO DELETE THE PROVISION THAT REQUIRES THAT IF A CHANGE IN OWNERSHIP OCCURS AND THE NEW OWNER DOES NOT QUALIFY FOR THE FOUR PERCENT ASSESSMENT RATIO, THE SIX PERCENT ASSESSMENT RATIO SHALL APPLY TO THE PROPERTY ONLY FOR THE PORTION OF THE TAX YEAR IN WHICH THE PROPERTY IS OWNED BY THE NEW OWNER, AND DELETE THE PROVISION THAT REQUIRES THAT, FOR THE PORTION OF THE TAX YEAR IN WHICH THE PERSON QUALIFYING FOR THE FOUR PERCENT ASSESSMENT RATIO OWNED THE PROPERTY, THE FOUR PERCENT ASSESSMENT RATIO SHALL APPLY; TO AMEND ARTICLE 3, CHAPTER 43 OF TITLE 12, RELATING TO PROPERTY TAXES, COUNTY EQUALIZATION AND REASSESSMENT, AND UNIFORM ASSESSMENT RATIOS, BY ADDING SECTION 12-43-222, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT REVENUE RULINGS BY THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE WHICH HAVE THE EFFECT OF INCREASING THE AD VALOREM PROPERTY TAXES FOR ANY OF THE STATE'S PROPERTY OWNERS BY CHANGING THE PROPERTY'S CLASSIFICATION DURING THE TAX YEAR OR BY DENYING EXEMPTIONS ARE NULL AND VOID AND OF NO EFFECT, AND BY ADDING SECTION 12-43-223, SO AS TO REQUIRE THE OFFICE OF THE COMPTROLLER GENERAL TO ISSUE A STATEMENT OF THE EFFECT OF ALL PROPOSED LEGISLATION AND ALL PROPOSED REVENUE RULINGS AND REGULATIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE UPON THE ADMINISTRATION, COLLECTION, AND ENFORCEMENT OF PROPERTY TAX LAWS BY THE COUNTY AUDITORS, TREASURERS, AND TAX COLLECTORS; AND TO REPEAL SUBSECTION B OF SECTION 60 OF PART II OF ACT 419 OF 1998, RELATING TO THE PROVISION THAT THE TIME BY WHICH THE WRITTEN NOTICE OF OBJECTION TO THE ASSESSMENT RATIO USED FOR THE ASSESSMENT OF PROPERTY TAXES FOR THE 1997 TAX YEAR IS EXTENDED FOR CERTAIN DEFINED TAXPAYERS AND CERTAIN PROPERTY INVOLVED IN A CHANGE OF OWNERSHIP AND RELATING FURTHER TO THE REQUIREMENT THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE PLACE A NOTICE IN NEWSPAPERS OF GENERAL CIRCULATION NOTIFYING TAXPAYERS OF THIS EXTENSION OF TIME AND THE REQUIREMENT THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE PROVIDE WRITTEN NOTIFICATION TO EACH COUNTY ASSESSOR AND COUNTY AUDITOR OF THE EXTENSION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3740 -- Reps. Meacham, Seithel, Howard, Allison, Battle, Mack, Martin, M. McLeod, J.H. Neal, Rodgers, Whipper, Wilkes and Young-Brickell: A BILL TO AMEND ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 71 OF TITLE 38, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO ACCIDENT AND HEALTH INSURANCE, BY ADDING SECTION 38-71-280 SO AS TO REQUIRE THAT EVERY ENTITY PROVIDING A HEALTH BENEFIT PLAN THAT PROVIDES COVERAGE FOR PRESCRIPTION DRUGS OR DEVICES SHALL NOT EXCLUDE OR RESTRICT COVERAGE FOR PRESCRIPTION CONTRACEPTIVE DRUGS OR DEVICES, TO REQUIRE THAT EVERY ENTITY PROVIDING A HEALTH BENEFIT PLAN THAT PROVIDES COVERAGE FOR OUTPATIENT SERVICES PROVIDED BY A HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONAL SHALL NOT EXCLUDE OR RESTRICT COVERAGE FOR OUTPATIENT CONTRACEPTIVE SERVICES, AND TO PROVIDE FOR INCIDENTAL AND RELATED MATTERS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3741 -- Reps. Sharpe, Wilkes and Davenport: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 2 OF TITLE 48, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION FUND, BY ADDING ARTICLE 3 SO AS TO ENACT THE ENVIRONMENTAL EMERGENCY FUND ACT WHICH CREATES THE "ENVIRONMENTAL EMERGENCY FUND", DEFINES ENVIRONMENTAL EMERGENCIES, REQUIRES THAT ALL FINES AND PENALTIES COLLECTED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL, NOT OTHERWISE DESIGNATED, TO BE CREDITED TO THE FUND, ESTABLISHES A TWO HUNDRED FIFTY THOUSAND DOLLAR CAP FOR THE FUND, AND PROVIDES FOR USE OF THESE FUNDS; TO AMEND SECTION 58-5-720 RELATING TO THE FILING OF BONDS OF CERTIFICATES OF DEPOSIT BEFORE APPROVAL OF CONSTRUCTION OR OTHER WORK ON WATER OR SEWER SYSTEMS SO AS TO INCREASE THE AMOUNT OF THE BOND FROM A MINIMUM OF TEN THOUSAND DOLLARS TO TWENTY-FIVE THOUSAND DOLLARS AND A MAXIMUM OF FIFTY THOUSAND DOLLARS TO ONE HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS; TO DESIGNATE SECTIONS 48-2-10 THROUGH 48-2-90 AS ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 2, TITLE 48 ENTITLED ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION FUND; TO RENAME CHAPTER 2 OF TITLE 48, AS ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION FUNDS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3742 -- Rep. Phillips: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO PROVIDE THAT THE SCHOOL DAY MISSED ON MARCH 9, 1999, BY THE STUDENTS OF THE CHEROKEE COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT FOR SCHOOL YEAR 1998-99 WHEN THE SCHOOLS WERE CLOSED DUE TO SNOW IS 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.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Ratified

H. 3743 -- Rep. Simrill: A BILL TO AMEND ARTICLE 5, CHAPTER 11, TITLE 1, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE STATE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD AND INSURANCE FOR STATE EMPLOYEES AND RETIREES, BY ADDING SECTION 1-11-760 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT BENEFITS FOR MEDICAL OR HOSPITAL EXPENSES AND COVERAGE FOR PROSTHESES SHALL INCLUDE COVERAGE FOR "SCALP-HAIR PROSTHESES", AND TO PROVIDE FOR RELATED MATTERS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3744 -- Reps. Rutherford, Canty, Breeland, Maddox, Knotts, Clyburn, Allen, Whipper and Harvin: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 9-11-60, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO RETIREMENT AGE AND RETIREMENT ALLOWANCES UNDER THE SOUTH CAROLINA POLICE OFFICERS RETIREMENT SYSTEM, SO AS TO DELETE OBSOLETE PROVISIONS AND OVER FIVE FISCAL YEARS REDUCE FROM TWENTY-FIVE TO TWENTY YEARS THE REQUIRED CREDITED SERVICE OF A MEMBER OF SUCH SYSTEM TO ELECT SERVICE RETIREMENT AT ANY AGE, TO REQUIRE THE STATE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD TO INCREASE EMPLOYER OR EMPLOYEE CONTRIBUTIONS, OR BOTH, TO PAY THE ACTUARIAL COST OF THE EARLY RETIREMENT, AND TO REPEAL SECTION 9-11-70, RELATING TO ALL OBSOLETE RETIREMENT PROVISIONS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3745 -- Reps. Campsen, Altman, Barrett, Barfield, Cato, Cooper, Davenport, Delleney, Easterday, Edge, Emory, Gilham, Govan, Hamilton, Harrison, Haskins, Inabinett, Kelley, Leach, Littlejohn, Loftis, McCraw, McMahand, J.H. Neal, Phillips, Pinckney, Sandifer, Sharpe, Simrill, J. Smith, Stille, Tripp, Vaughn, Wilkins, Witherspoon, Lourie and Knotts: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 1, TITLE 20, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO MARRIAGE, BY ADDING ARTICLE 7 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE "SOUTH CAROLINA FAMILY RESPECT ACT", TO PROVIDE THE LANGUAGE OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA FAMILY RESPECT PAMPHLET, AND TO PROVIDE TO WHOM THE PAMPHLET SHALL BE DISTRIBUTED; TO AMEND CHAPTER 3, TITLE 53, RELATING TO THE CELEBRATION OF SPECIAL DAYS, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR A FAMILY RESPECT DAY AND TO PROVIDE THE DAY IS OBSERVED IN THE PUBLIC HIGH SCHOOLS; TO AMEND SECTION 20-1-240, RELATING TO INFORMATION GIVEN TO MARRIAGE APPLICANTS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THE SOUTH CAROLINA FAMILY RESPECT PAMPHLET IS DISTRIBUTED TO APPLICANTS; TO AMEND SECTION 44-63-80, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF CERTIFIED COPIES OF BIRTH CERTIFICATES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THE FAMILY RESPECT PAMPHLET IS INCLUDED WITH EACH CERTIFIED COPY OF THE BIRTH CERTIFICATE; AND TO AMEND SECTION 44-122-40, RELATING TO THE OPERATION OF COUNTY FUNDED ADOLESCENT PREGNANCY PREVENTION INITIATIVES, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE DISTRIBUTION AND DISCUSSION OF THE FAMILY RESPECT PAMPHLET WITH ADOLESCENTS INVOLVED IN THE INITIATIVES.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Amended
Proposed Amendment
Objection
Request for Debate
Point of Order

H. 3746 -- Reps. Allison, Seithel, Edge, Bales, Barrett, Battle, Beck, Breeland, Cato, Chellis, Clyburn, Dantzler, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Hamilton, Harrison, Harvin, J. Hines, Hinson, Jennings, Kelley, Klauber, Koon, Law, Lee, Littlejohn, Loftis, Maddox, Martin, Mason, McCraw, McGee, Meacham, Parks, Phillips, Rhoad, Rice, Rodgers, Simrill, Stille, Vaughn, Walker, Webb, Whatley, Whipper, Wilder, Witherspoon and Woodrum: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO PROCLAIM THAT THE WOMAN CHOSEN AS MISS SOUTH CAROLINA SHALL SERVE AS THE OFFICIAL HONORARY HOSTESS OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA DURING HER TERM AS MISS SOUTH CAROLINA.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3747 -- Reps. Hinson, Howard, Knotts, H. Brown, Law, Allen, Bailey, Barrett, Breeland, J. Brown, Canty, Clyburn, Dantzler, Gourdine, Govan, Hayes, M. Hines, Littlejohn, McCraw, McGee, Miller, J.H. Neal, Phillips, J. Smith, Taylor, Walker and Woodrum: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 1-11-710, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE REQUIREMENT THAT THE STATE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD MAKE HEALTH, DENTAL, AND OTHER INSURANCE AVAILABLE TO ACTIVE AND RETIRED STATE EMPLOYEES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT SCHOOL BOARD MEMBERS WHETHER OR NOT THEY RECEIVE A SALARY ARE ELIGIBLE FOR THE INSURANCE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3748 -- Reps. Walker, Allison, Davenport, Lee, Littlejohn and D. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 11-27-110, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO LEASE PURCHASE OR FINANCING AGREEMENTS BEING SUBJECT TO APPLICABLE CONSTITUTIONAL DEBT LIMITATIONS, SO AS TO CONFORM THE TREATMENT OF A LEASE PURCHASE AGREEMENT FOR ENERGY EFFICIENCY PRODUCTS AND A GUARANTEED ENERGY SAVINGS CONTRACT IN THE CALCULATION OF THE DEBT LIMIT TO THE PROVISIONS OF THE SECTION SPECIFICALLY EXCLUDING THEM FROM THOSE TYPES OF AGREEMENTS SUBJECT TO THE DEBT LIMIT, TO ADD CERTAIN LOAN AGREEMENTS FOR CONSERVATION MEASURES TO THESE EXCLUSIONS AND PROVIDE THAT THESE AGREEMENTS OR CONTRACTS DO NOT CONSTITUTE ANY AGREEMENT TO PROVIDE RETAIL SALES OF ENERGY, AND TO MAKE TECHNICAL REFERENCE CHANGES; AND TO AMEND SECTIONS 48-52-650 AND 48-52-660, RELATING TO STATE GOVERNMENT ENERGY CONSERVATION, SO AS TO ALLOW POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONS OF THE STATE TO PARTICIPATE IN THE REVOLVING LOAN FUND OF THE STATE ENERGY OFFICE AND AUTHORIZE POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONS TO ENTER INTO LEASE PURCHASE AGREEMENTS FOR MORE THAN ONE YEAR WITH VENDORS OF ENERGY EFFICIENCY PRODUCTS AND UTILITY COMPANIES.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Other proceedings
Enrolled
Ratified

H. 3749 -- Reps. Loftis and Leach: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO PROVIDE THAT THE SCHOOL DAY OF FEBRUARY 1, 1999, MISSED BY STUDENTS OF THE SANS SOUCI ELEMENTARY SCHOOL IN GREENVILLE COUNTY FOR SCHOOL YEAR 1998-99 WHEN THE SCHOOL WAS CLOSED DUE TO LOSS OF HEAT IN THE BUILDINGS, 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.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Ratified

H. 3750 -- Reps. Walker, Allison, Altman, Bailey, Barfield, Barrett, Battle, Beck, H. Brown, Campsen, Carnell, Cato, Chellis, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Easterday, Edge, Fleming, Gilham, Hamilton, Harrell, Harris, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hawkins, Hinson, Jennings, Keegan, Kelley, Kennedy, Kirsh, Klauber, Knotts, Koon, Lanford, Law, Leach, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Loftis, Martin, Mason, McCraw, McGee, M. McLeod, W. McLeod, Meacham, Miller, Neilson, Phillips, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Riser, Robinson, Rodgers, Sandifer, Scott, Seithel, Sharpe, Simrill, D. Smith, R. Smith, Stille, Stuart, Taylor, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Vaughn, Webb, Whatley, Wilder, Wilkins, Witherspoon, Woodrum, Young-Brickell and Lucas: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-43-224, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE MULTIPLE LOT DISCOUNT ALLOWED FOR PURPOSES OF PROPERTY TAX VALUATION WHEN UNDEVELOPED ACREAGE IS SURVEYED INTO INDIVIDUAL RESIDENTIAL LOTS, SO AS TO DELETE THE DISCOUNT PROVISION AND PROVIDE THAT THE VALUE OF THESE LOTS AND ANY IMPROVEMENTS IS DEEMED TO BE ITS UNDEVELOPED VALUE UNTIL THE SOONER OF THE DATE THE LOT IS SOLD OR THE RESIDENCE CONSTRUCTED THEREON IS CERTIFIED FOR OCCUPANCY.
Introduced and Committed
Other proceedings
Other proceedings
Other proceedings

H. 3751 -- Reps. Rodgers, Gilham, Lloyd and Pinckney: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 21, TITLE 50, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 50-21-138, SO AS TO ESTABLISH A NO WAKE ZONE ON A PORTION OF LUCY POINT CREEK IN BEAUFORT COUNTY.
Introduced and Committed
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recalled
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Tabled

H. 3752 -- Reps. Harvin and Askins: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE DEEPEST SYMPATHY OF THE MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE FAMILY OF CHARLIE DORN SMITH, WHO DIED ON FEBRUARY 10, 1999.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3753 -- Rep. Harvin: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE EDWARD R. FRYE, JR., ADMINISTRATOR OF CLARENDON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL IN MANNING, ON HIS RECEIPT OF THE PRESTIGIOUS COMMUNITY SERVICE AWARD OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HEALTH ALLIANCE.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3754 -- Reps. Clyburn, Allen, Allison, Altman, Askins, Bailey, Bales, Barfield, Barrett, Battle, Bauer, Beck, Bowers, Breeland, Campsen, Canty, Carnell, Cato, Chellis, Cobb-Hunter, Cooper, Cotty, D. Smith, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Easterday, Edge, Emory, F. Smith, Fleming, G. Brown, Gamble, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, H. Brown, Hamilton, Harrell, Harris, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hawkins, Hayes, Hinson, Howard, Inabinett, J. Brown, J. Hines, J. Smith, Jennings, Keegan, Kelley, Kennedy, Kirsh, Klauber, Knotts, Koon, Lanford, Law, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, M. Hines, M. McLeod, Mack, Maddox, Martin, Mason, McCraw, McGee, McKay, McMahand, Meacham, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Parks, Phillips, Pinckney, Quinn, R. Smith, Rhoad, Rice, Riser, Robinson, Rodgers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scott, Seithel, Sharpe, Sheheen, Simrill, Stille, Stuart, T. Brown, Taylor, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Vaughn, W. McLeod, Walker, Webb, Whatley, Whipper, Wilder, Wilkes, Wilkins, Witherspoon, Woodrum and Young-Brickell: A HOUSE RESOLUTION CONGRATULATING DR. NATHANIEL IRVIN, SR., OF AIKEN COUNTY ON THE HAPPY OCCASION OF HIS SEVENTIETH BIRTHDAY (SATURDAY, MARCH 20, 1999), AND COMMENDING AND THANKING HIM FOR HIS DEDICATED SERVICE FOR MANY YEARS TO THE CITIZENS OF HIS COMMUNITY.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3755 -- Rep. Harvin: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE HEARTY CONGRATULATIONS OF THE MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE SCHOOL OFFICIALS, COACHES, AND MEMBERS OF THE SCOTT'S BRANCH BOYS HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL TEAM OF CLARENDON COUNTY ON THE OCCASION OF THEIR WINNING THE 1999 1A STATE BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIP ON MARCH 13, 1999, AT THE CAROLINA COLISEUM IN COLUMBIA.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3756 -- Rep. Harvin: A HOUSE RESOLUTION EXTENDING THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE SCOTT'S BRANCH BOYS HIGH SCHOOL BOYS BASKETBALL TEAM, COACHES, STAFF, AND SCHOOL OFFICIALS ON A DATE AND TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER FOR THE PURPOSE OF BEING RECOGNIZED FOR WINNING THE 1999 CLASS 1A STATE CHAMPIONSHIP IN BOYS BASKETBALL.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3757 -- Reps. G. Brown and M. McLeod: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE DEEPEST SYMPATHY OF THE MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO THE FAMILY AND FRIENDS OF ONE OF SUMTER COUNTY'S BEST KNOWN, MOST WELL-RESPECTED, AND CAPABLE LARGE ANIMAL VETERINARIANS, DOCTOR ROBERT WESLEY BEATY, JR., WHO PASSED AWAY ON MONDAY, MARCH 15, 1999.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3758 -- Reps. Bauer, Knotts, Whatley, Koon, Harrell, Altman, Bailey, Barfield, Breeland, J. Brown, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Dantzler, Gourdine, J. Hines, Inabinett, Lloyd, Lourie, Mack, McCraw, McKay, J.H. Neal, Phillips, Pinckney, Riser, Scott, J. Smith, R. Smith and Whipper: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-1170, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE DEDUCTION FOR STATE INCOME TAX PURPOSES ALLOWED FROM THE TAXABLE INCOME OF INDIVIDUALS OF RETIREMENT INCOME AND THE DEDUCTION ALLOWED PERSONS WHO HAVE ATTAINED THE AGE OF SIXTY-FIVE YEARS, SO AS TO INCREASE THE ELEVEN THOUSAND FIVE HUNDRED DOLLAR DEDUCTION TO FIFTY THOUSAND DOLLARS FOR PERSONS WHO HAVE ATTAINED THE AGE OF SEVENTY-FIVE YEARS AND TO EXTEND THIS INCREASED DEDUCTION OVER SEVEN YEARS TO PERSONS WHO HAVE ATTAINED AGE SIXTY-EIGHT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3759 -- Reps. Cobb-Hunter, Wilkins, Seithel, Allison, Altman, Askins, Bailey, Bales, Barfield, Barrett, Battle, Beck, Bowers, Breeland, G. Brown, H. Brown, J. Brown, Campsen, Canty, Carnell, Cato, Chellis, Clyburn, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Edge, Emory, Fleming, Gamble, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Hamilton, Harrell, Harris, Harvin, Haskins, Hawkins, Hayes, J. Hines, Hinson, Howard, Inabinett, Keegan, Kelley, Kennedy, Kirsh, Klauber, Knotts, Koon, Lanford, Law, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Mack, Martin, Mason, McCraw, M. McLeod, W. McLeod, McMahand, Meacham, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Parks, Phillips, Pinckney, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Riser, Robinson, Rodgers, Sandifer, Scott, Sharpe, Simrill, D. Smith, F. Smith, R. Smith, Stille, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Vaughn, Walker, Webb, Whatley, Wilder, Wilkes, Witherspoon, Woodrum and Young-Brickell: A BILL TO AMEND TITLE 15, CHAPTER 3, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO LIMITATIONS ON CIVIL ACTIONS, BY ADDING ARTICLE 2 SO AS TO ENACT THE YEAR 2000 COMMERCE PROTECTION ACT IN ORDER TO PROVIDE FOR THE RECOVERY OF A CLAIM FOR A PERSON WHO SUFFERS AN ECONOMIC LOSS AS A RESULT OF THE YEAR 2000 PROBLEM.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Amended
Proposed Amendment
Other proceedings
Point of Order
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Non-Concurrence
Enrolled
Conference Committee
Report of Conference Committee
Adopted
Message to Senate
Message to Senate
Message to Senate
Message from Senate
Message from Senate
Ratified

H. 3760 -- Reps. Clyburn, Allen, Allison, Altman, Askins, Bailey, Bales, Barfield, Barrett, Battle, Bauer, Beck, Bowers, Breeland, G. Brown, H. Brown, J. Brown, T. Brown, Campsen, Canty, Carnell, Cato, Chellis, Cobb-Hunter, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Easterday, Edge, Emory, Fleming, Gamble, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Hamilton, Harrell, Harris, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hawkins, Hayes, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Howard, Inabinett, Jennings, Keegan, Kelley, Kennedy, Kirsh, Klauber, Knotts, Koon, Lanford, Law, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, Maddox, Martin, Mason, McCraw, McGee, McKay, M. McLeod, W. McLeod, McMahand, Meacham, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Parks, Phillips, Pinckney, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Riser, Robinson, Rodgers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scott, Seithel, Sharpe, Sheheen, Simrill, D. Smith, F. Smith, J. Smith, R. Smith, Stille, Stuart, Taylor, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Vaughn, Walker, Webb, Whatley, Whipper, Wilder, Wilkes, Wilkins, Witherspoon, Woodrum and Young-Brickell: A HOUSE RESOLUTION CONGRATULATING AND RECOGNIZING SERGEANT WILSON LLOYD CLYBURN OF KERSHAW COUNTY ON HIS RETIREMENT FROM THE CITY OF CAMDEN POLICE DEPARTMENT.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3761 -- Rep. Sandifer: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO OFFER THE CONGRATULATIONS AND BEST WISHES OF THE MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA TO THOMAS SIDNEY BASS, HEAD FOOTBALL COACH OF SENECA HIGH SCHOOL ON THE OCCASION OF HIS RETIREMENT AND ON BEING NAMED THE 1999 RECIPIENT OF THE DISTINGUISHED COACH AWARD FROM THE SOUTH CAROLINA FOOTBALL COACHES ASSOCIATION.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3762 -- Reps. Gamble and McCraw: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO AUTHORIZE PALMETTO GIRLS STATE TO USE THE CHAMBERS OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES AND THE SENATE ON THURSDAY, JUNE 17, 1999, AND FRIDAY, JUNE 18, 1999.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3763 -- Reps. Scott, Allen, Allison, Altman, Askins, Bailey, Bales, Barfield, Barrett, Battle, Bauer, Beck, Bowers, Breeland, G. Brown, H. Brown, J. Brown, T. Brown, Campsen, Canty, Carnell, Cato, Chellis, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Easterday, Edge, Emory, Fleming, Gamble, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Hamilton, Harrell, Harris, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hawkins, Hayes, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Howard, Inabinett, Jennings, Keegan, Kelley, Kennedy, Kirsh, Klauber, Knotts, Koon, Lanford, Law, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, Maddox, Martin, Mason, McCraw, McGee, McKay, M. McLeod, W. McLeod, McMahand, Meacham, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Parks, Phillips, Pinckney, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Riser, Robinson, Rodgers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Seithel, Sharpe, Sheheen, Simrill, D. Smith, F. Smith, J. Smith, R. Smith, Stille, Stuart, Taylor, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Vaughn, Walker, Webb, Whatley, Whipper, Wilder, Wilkes, Wilkins, Witherspoon, Woodrum and Young-Brickell: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION CONGRATULATING REVEREND JOHN C. WILLIAMS OF RICHLAND COUNTY ON THE OBSERVANCE OF HIS TENTH ANNIVERSARY AS PASTOR OF MACEDONIA BAPTIST CHURCH, AND COMMENDING HIM FOR HIS MANY YEARS OF HUMANITARIAN SERVICE THROUGHOUT THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3764 -- Reps. Sheheen, Harrison, Altman and Delleney: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 14-1-215, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO A RETIRED JUDGE OR JUSTICE BEING ASSIGNED BY THE CHIEF JUSTICE OF THE SUPREME COURT TO PRESIDE OVER CERTAIN CASES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT AN ACTIVE RETIRED JUDGE FROM THE CIRCUIT COURT HAS THE SAME POWERS AT CHAMBERS AS A JUDGE OF THE CIRCUIT COURT.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings

H. 3765 -- Rep. Davenport: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 23-6-172 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A DISTRICT COMMANDER OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HIGHWAY PATROL DIVISION MUST MAINTAIN HIS PRIMARY RESIDENCE WITHIN THE DISTRICT IN WHICH HE IS ASSIGNED AND MUST BE ON-CALL TWENTY-FOUR HOURS, SEVEN DAYS A WEEK.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3766 -- Rep. Meacham: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 39-5-25 SO AS TO MAKE IT AN UNFAIR OR DECEPTIVE ACT OR PRACTICE IN THE CONDUCT OF TRADE OR COMMERCE FOR A PERSON WHO MAILS CERTAIN MERCHANDISE CATALOGUES OR CERTAIN BROCHURES, LEAFLETS, FLYERS, OR OTHER ITEMS OF MAIL TO A RECIPIENT TO FAIL TO HONOR THE RECIPIENT'S REQUEST THAT THE MAILER CEASE SENDING SUCH CATALOGUES, BROCHURES, LEAFLETS, FLYERS, OR OTHER ITEMS OF MAIL AND TO PROVIDE FOR RELATED MATTERS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3767 -- Reps. Mack, Harvin, Knotts, Allen, Bowers, Breeland, Clyburn, Davenport, Govan, J. Hines, Howard, Inabinett, Lloyd, J.H. Neal, Parks, Phillips, Pinckney, Robinson, Stille and Whipper: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-45-75, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO INSTALLMENT PAYMENTS OF AD VALOREM TAXES ON REAL PROPERTY, SO AS TO REQUIRE A COUNTY TO ALLOW A TAXPAYER ELECTION TO PAY THOSE TAXES IN MONTHLY INSTALLMENTS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3768 -- Reps. Rodgers and Gilham: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 5 IN CHAPTER 10 OF TITLE 4, RELATING TO LOCAL SALES AND USE TAXES, ENACTING THE MUNICIPAL SALES TAX ACT, SO AS TO AUTHORIZE THE IMPOSITION BY REFERENDUM APPROVAL OF A ONE PERCENT SALES AND USE TAX IN A MUNICIPALITY, TO PROVIDE FOR THESE CIRCUMSTANCES RESULTING IN RESCINDING THE TAX, TO REQUIRE THE TAX REVENUE TO BE USED TO REDUCE MUNICIPAL PROPERTY TAXES, AND TO RESCIND THE TAX WHEN THE COUNTY IN WHICH A MUNICIPALITY IS LOCATED ADOPTS A LOCAL OPTION SALES TAX.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3769 -- Reps. Miller, Allen, Bales, Battle, Bowers, Breeland, J. Brown, Cato, Cobb-Hunter, Gilham, Hayes, J. Hines, Howard, Inabinett, Kennedy, Knotts, Lanford, Lloyd, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, Maddox, McCraw, McMahand, Meacham, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, Neilson, Rhoad, Sheheen, F. Smith, J. Smith, Trotter and Wilder: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 1-30-45, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE AGENCIES TRANSFERRED TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL PURSUANT TO GOVERNMENT RESTRUCTURING; TO AMEND SECTION 3-5-130, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE COASTAL DIVISION OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL; TO AMEND SECTION 49-6-30, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE AQUATIC PLANT MANAGEMENT COUNCIL, ITS MEMBERSHIP, POWERS, AND DUTIES; TO AMEND CHAPTER 39, TITLE 48, RELATING TO COASTAL TIDELANDS AND WETLANDS; TO AMEND SECTION 48-55-10, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA ENVIRONMENTAL AWARENESS AWARD; TO AMEND SECTION 49-6-30, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO MEMBERSHIP ON THE AQUATIC PLANT MANAGEMENT COUNCIL; TO AMEND SECTION 50-17-390, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO JURISDICTION OVER NATURAL SHELLFISH DEPOSITS, ALL SO AS TO RECREATE THE SOUTH CAROLINA COASTAL COUNCIL AND TO TRANSFER ALL POWERS AND DUTIES FROM THE COASTAL DIVISION OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA COASTAL COUNCIL; AND PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 39, TITLE 48 TO REVISE THE APPOINTMENT PROCESS FOR MEMBERS OF THE COASTAL COUNCIL TO CLARIFY ADVERTISEMENT PROCEDURES FOR PERMIT PUBLIC NOTICE; TO REQUIRE PERMIT APPLICANTS OF MARINA AND COMMERCIAL DOCK FACILITIES TO DEMONSTRATE A NEED FOR THE FACILITIES BEFORE THE APPLICATION IS CONSIDERED; TO REVISE PERMIT CONSIDERATIONS AFFECTING SHELLFISH AND MARINE LIFE AND WILDLIFE; AND TO REQUIRE THE COUNCIL TO HOLD A PUBLIC HEARING ON A PERMIT APPLICATION IF REQUESTED BY A MEMBER OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3770 -- Reps. Cato, Wilkins and Tripp: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 41-7-75 SO AS TO REQUIRE THE DIRECTOR OF THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING AND REGULATION TO ENSURE COMPLIANCE WITH THE PROVISIONS OF CHAPTER 7, TITLE 41, CONCERNING "THE RIGHT TO WORK" AND TO AUTHORIZE CERTAIN POWERS AND IMPART DUTIES TO CARRY THIS OUT; BY ADDING SECTION 41-7-100 SO AS TO ESTABLISH PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS OF CHAPTER 7, TITLE 41, AND TO REQUIRE THE DIRECTOR TO PROMULGATE REGULATIONS ESTABLISHING PROCEDURES FOR ADMINISTRATIVE REVIEW OF PENALTIES ASSESSED; TO AMEND SECTION 41-7-30 RELATING TO PROHIBITING AN EMPLOYER FROM REQUIRING OR PROHIBITING MEMBERSHIP IN A LABOR ORGANIZATION AS A CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT SO AS TO INCLUDE IN THE PROHIBITION AN AGREEMENT OR PRACTICE THAT HAS THE EFFECT OF REQUIRING SUCH MEMBERSHIP AND TO PROHIBIT A LABOR ORGANIZATION FROM INDUCING AN EMPLOYER TO VIOLATE THIS SECTION; TO AMEND SECTION 41-7-40 RELATING TO THE AUTHORITY TO DEDUCT LABOR ORGANIZATION MEMBERSHIP DUES FROM WAGES SO AS TO AUTHORIZE SUCH DEDUCTION IF AN EMPLOYEE ENTERS A WRITTEN AGREEMENT AUTHORIZING THE DEDUCTION; AND TO AMEND SECTION 41-7-90 RELATING TO REMEDIES FOR VIOLATIONS OF RIGHTS SO AS TO CREATE A PRIVATE CAUSE OF ACTION ON BEHALF OF AN EMPLOYEE AGGRIEVED BY VIOLATIONS OF THIS CHAPTER.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3771 -- Rep. R. Smith: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION EXTENDING THE CONGRATULATIONS AND BEST WISHES OF THE MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA TO THE SILVER SPIRIT MARCHING BAND OF SILVER BLUFF HIGH SCHOOL, IN AIKEN COUNTY, UPON WINNING THE CLASS 2AA STATE MARCHING BAND CHAMPIONSHIP FOR THE SECOND YEAR IN SUCCESSION.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3772 -- Rep. Cotty: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND THE LUGOFF-ELGIN "DEMONS" HIGH SCHOOL WRESTLING TEAM, ITS COACHES, AND STAFF ON WINNING THE 1999 STATE CLASS AAA WRESTLING CHAMPIONSHIP, ITS THIRD CONSECUTIVE STATE CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3773 -- Rep. Cotty: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION CONGRATULATING LONNIE B. NELSON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL OF RICHLAND COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT TWO FOR BEING SELECTED A "BLUE RIBBON SCHOOL" BY THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3774 -- Reps. Pinckney and Inabinett: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO HONOR AND EXTEND SINCERE BEST WISHES TO MR. WILLIAM SEABROOK, SR., ON THE OCCASION OF HIS NINTY-FIFTH BIRTHDAY ON MARCH 31, 1999.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3775 -- Reps. Battle, Bailey, Bales, Barfield, Breeland, J. Brown, Dantzler, Edge, Gilham, Gourdine, Harris, Harrison, Harvin, Hayes, Jennings, Keegan, Kelley, Kennedy, Limehouse, Lloyd, Lourie, Mack, McGee, McKay, M. McLeod, Miller, Ott, Parks, Phillips, Pinckney, Riser, Rodgers, Sandifer, Scott, Sharpe, F. Smith, R. Smith and Witherspoon: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION MEMORIALIZING THE CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES AND THE HONORABLE WILLIAM J. CLINTON, PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, TO PROHIBIT FEDERAL RECOUPMENT OF STATE TOBACCO SETTLEMENT RECOVERIES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3776 -- Reps. Miller, Allen, Allison, Altman, Askins, Bailey, Bales, Barfield, Barrett, Battle, Bauer, Beck, Bowers, Breeland, G. Brown, H. Brown, J. Brown, T. Brown, Campsen, Canty, Carnell, Cato, Chellis, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Easterday, Edge, Emory, Fleming, Gamble, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Hamilton, Harrell, Harris, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hawkins, Hayes, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Howard, Inabinett, Jennings, Keegan, Kelley, Kennedy, Kirsh, Klauber, Knotts, Koon, Lanford, Law, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, Maddox, Martin, Mason, McCraw, McGee, McKay, M. McLeod, W. McLeod, McMahand, Meacham, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Parks, Phillips, Pinckney, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Riser, Robinson, Rodgers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scott, Seithel, Sharpe, Sheheen, Simrill, D. Smith, F. Smith, J. Smith, R. Smith, Stille, Stuart, Taylor, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Vaughn, Walker, Webb, Whatley, Whipper, Wilder, Wilkes, Wilkins, Witherspoon, Woodrum and Young-Brickell: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND RETIRING GEORGETOWN COUNTY COUNCILMAN BILL NICHOLS FOR TWELVE YEARS OF OUTSTANDING LEADERSHIP AND PUBLIC SERVICE AS MEMBER AND CHAIRMAN OF THE GEORGETOWN COUNTY COUNCIL, TO CONGRATULATE HIM FOR A JOB WELL DONE, AND WISH HIM WELL ON THE OCCASION OF HIS RETIREMENT FROM PUBLIC SERVICE ON THE GEORGETOWN COUNTY COUNCIL.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3777 -- Reps. R. Smith, Clyburn and Mason: A BILL TO PROVIDE FOR THE AUTHORIZED TAX MILLAGE FOR THE OPERATION OF THE SCHOOL DISTRICT OF AIKEN COUNTY, TO DEVOLVE UPON THE AIKEN COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD OF EDUCATION THE AUTHORITY, SUBJECT TO CERTAIN LIMITATIONS, TO PROVIDE FOR AN ADJUSTMENT IN THE TAX MILLAGE LEVIED FOR THE GENERAL OPERATIONS OF THE SCHOOL DISTRICT OF AIKEN COUNTY, AND TO REPEAL ACT 268 OF 1989 AND ACT 579 OF 1994 RELATING TO AUTHORIZED TAX MILLAGE FOR THE SCHOOL DISTRICT OF AIKEN COUNTY.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Senate Amendments Amended
Debate Adjourned
Point of Order
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Ratified

H. 3778 -- Reps. Vaughn, Koon and Kelley: A BILL TO AMEND ARTICLE 5, CHAPTER 79, TITLE 38, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE PATIENTS' COMPENSATION FUND, SO AS TO ELIMINATE THE BOARD OF GOVERNORS OF THE PATIENTS' COMPENSATION FUND AND ESTABLISH THE FUND WITHIN THE DEPARTMENT OF INSURANCE UNDER THE EXECUTIVE AUTHORITY OF THAT DEPARTMENT'S DIRECTOR.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3779 -- Reps. Dantzler and Law: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 41-18-40, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS USED IN THE SOUTH CAROLINA AMUSEMENT RIDES SAFETY CODE, SO AS TO REVISE THE DEFINITION OF "SERIOUS INJURY" TO INCLUDE DEATH, IMMEDIATE INPATIENT HOSPITALIZATION, FRACTURES, AND DISFIGUREMENTS, AND TO REQUIRE THE OWNER OR LESSEE OF AN AMUSEMENT DEVICE TO MAINTAIN RECORDS OF ALL INJURIES SUSTAINED AND TO MAKE THESE RECORDS OPEN FOR INSPECTION BY A REPRESENTATIVE OF THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING AND REGULATION.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Request for Debate
Other proceedings
Other proceedings
Other proceedings
Point of Order
Point of Order
Enrolled
Ratified

H. 3780 -- Reps. Townsend and Walker: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 59-18-500, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO ACADEMIC PLANS AND ACTIONS FOR STUDENTS LACKING SKILLS TO PERFORM AT THEIR CURRENT GRADE LEVEL, SO AS TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THESE ACADEMIC PLANS AND ACTIONS AUTHORIZED TO BE TAKEN INCLUDING A REQUIREMENT THAT THE STUDENTS ATTEND A COMPREHENSIVE REMEDIATION PROGRAM AND FURTHER REQUIREMENTS IN REGARD TO THE PROMOTION OR RETENTION OF THESE STUDENTS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3781 -- Reps. Knotts, Koon, Simrill, Bowers, Clyburn, Davenport, Gourdine, Hawkins, Lucas, McCraw, McGee, McMahand, Phillips, Riser, Stille and Townsend: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-1140, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DEDUCTIONS FROM THE SOUTH CAROLINA TAXABLE INCOME OF INDIVIDUALS FOR PURPOSES OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA INCOME TAX ACT, SO AS TO ALLOW THE DEDUCTION OF EMPLOYER-PAID OBLIGATIONS OF AN EMPLOYEE TO ESTABLISH SERVICE CREDIT IN THE VARIOUS STATE RETIREMENT SYSTEMS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3782 -- Reps. Campsen, Barfield, Barrett, Beck, Bowers, Cato, Cotty, Davenport, Delleney, Easterday, Edge, Emory, Gilham, Govan, Hamilton, Harrell, Harris, Harrison, Haskins, Klauber, Koon, Leach, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Maddox, M. McLeod, W. McLeod, Meacham, Miller, J.H. Neal, Quinn, Rice, Robinson, Sandifer, Sheheen, Simrill, D. Smith, J. Smith, Stille, Stuart, Taylor, Vaughn, Whatley, Whipper and Woodrum: A BILL TO ENACT THE "SOUTH CAROLINA CONSERVATION INCENTIVES ACT" BY AMENDING THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 12-6-3515 SO AS TO ALLOW AN INCOME TAX CREDIT EQUAL TO TWENTY-FIVE PERCENT OF THE VALUE OF A FEDERAL INCOME TAX CHARITABLE DEDUCTION FOR A QUALIFIED CONSERVATION CONTRIBUTION OF A QUALIFIED REAL PROPERTY INTEREST LOCATED IN THIS STATE, TO PROVIDE A CAP ON THIS CREDIT, TO DEFINE THE LANDS OVER WHICH THESE EASEMENTS APPLY WHICH ARE ELIGIBLE FOR THESE CREDITS, TO PROVIDE A CARRY FORWARD OF UNUSED CREDIT AND MAKE THE UNUSED CREDIT TRANSFERABLE UPON NOTICE TO THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE WITH THE CREDIT RETAINING ALL ITS ATTRIBUTES IN THE HANDS OF THE TRANSFEREE, AND TO PROVIDE DEFINITIONS; AND BY ADDING ARTICLE 11 IN CHAPTER 3 OF TITLE 50, RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES, SO AS TO ESTABLISH THE CONSERVATION GRANT FUND IN THE STATE TREASURY, TO PROVIDE FOR THE PURPOSE, GOVERNANCE, AND SOURCE OF FUNDS FOR THIS FUND INCLUDING THE PROMOTION OF DONATIONS OF CONSERVATION EASEMENTS AND AUTHORIZING THE FUND TO MAKE GRANTS IN FURTHERANCE OF THIS PURPOSE, NOT INCLUDING GRANTS TO PURCHASE ANY INTEREST IN REAL PROPERTY; AND TO AMEND SECTION 62-3-715, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE TRANSACTION AUTHORIZED FOR PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVES UNDER THE SOUTH CAROLINA PROBATE CODE, SO AS TO AUTHORIZE A PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE OR TRUSTEE, AS APPLICABLE, WITH THE CONSENT OF ALL AFFECTED PARTIES TO MAKE A DONATION OF A QUALIFIED CONSERVATION EASEMENT TO OBTAIN A FEDERAL ESTATE TAX AND STATE INCOME TAX CREDIT BENEFIT, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE METHOD TO OBTAIN THE CONSENT OF PERSONS OTHERWISE UNABLE TO GIVE SUCH CONSENT.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading

H. 3783 -- Rep. Ott: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 50-1-60, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO GAME ZONES, SO AS TO MOVE CALHOUN COUNTY FROM GAME ZONE THREE TO SIX.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Ratified

H. 3784 -- Reps. Cooper, Klauber and Trotter: A BILL TO AMEND ARTICLE 9, CHAPTER 41 OF TITLE 40, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE RECORDS REQUIRED OF RETAILERS OF TRANSIENT AND TEMPORARY BUSINESSES, BY ADDING SECTION 40-41-720 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT NO PERSON, EXCEPT AN AUTHORIZED MANUFACTURER'S OR DISTRIBUTOR'S REPRESENTATIVE, MAY SELL, OFFER FOR SALE, OR KNOWINGLY PERMIT THE SALE OF CERTAIN SPECIFIED ITEMS AT A TRANSIENT OR TEMPORARY BUSINESS, PROVIDE EXCEPTIONS, ESTABLISH A MISDEMEANOR OFFENSE AND PENALTIES, AND PROVIDE FOR CENTRALIZED REPORTING AND RECORDKEEPING OF VIOLATIONS OF THIS SECTION AND PUBLIC INSPECTION OF THE SAME.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3785 -- Reps. R. Smith, Beck, Clyburn, Mason and Sharpe: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE SILVER SPIRIT MARCHING BAND OF SILVER BLUFF HIGH SCHOOL, THEIR BAND DIRECTOR, STAFF, AND SCHOOL OFFICIALS ON APRIL 28, 1999, AT A TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER FOR THE PURPOSE OF BEING RECOGNIZED FOR WINNING THE 1999 CLASS AA STATE MARCHING BAND CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3786 -- Rep. Fleming: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 7-13-40, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE TIME FOR CONDUCTING A PARTY PRIMARY AND THE CERTIFICATION OF CANDIDATES PLACED ON PRIMARY BALLOTS, SO AS TO REQUIRE CANDIDATES TO BE CERTIFIED IN WRITING, ADD SATURDAY TO SUNDAY AS A DEADLINE FOR CERTIFICATION WHICH WOULD BE MOVED TO THE FOLLOWING MONDAY IF IT FELL ON THOSE DAYS, REQUIRE THE WRITTEN CERTIFICATION TO VERIFY THE QUALIFICATIONS OF A CANDIDATE, REQUIRE THE STATE ELECTION COMMISSION TO PROVIDE EACH PARTY WITH AN AFFIDAVIT WHICH MUST BE USED TO CERTIFY A CANDIDATE, AND PROVIDE A PENALTY FOR FAILURE TO FILE OR FOR KNOWINGLY FALSIFYING AN AFFIDAVIT.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Proposed Amendment
Debate Adjourned
Request for Debate
Other proceedings
Other proceedings
Point of Order

H. 3787 -- Rep. Sandifer: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE THE SENECA HIGH SCHOOL "LADY CATS" VARSITY BASKETBALL TEAM OF OCONEE COUNTY ON WINNING THE 1999 CLASS AAA STATE BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3788 -- Reps. Rodgers, Gilham, Pinckney and Lloyd: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 50-21-430 SO AS TO PROVIDE A SPECIFIC CRIMINAL PENALTY FOR VIOLATING THE NUMBERING REQUIREMENTS FOR WATERCRAFT OF ARTICLE 3, CHAPTER 21, TITLE 50, INCLUDING A MAXIMUM FIVE HUNDRED DOLLAR FINE FOR OPERATING AN UNNUMBERED VESSEL FOR MORE THAN TWELVE MONTHS, AND TO MAKE THE OFFENSE TRIABLE IN MAGISTRATE'S COURT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3789 -- Reps. Battle, Bailey, Bales, Barfield, Gourdine, Harris, Harrison, Harvin, Hayes, Keegan, Kelley, Kennedy, Limehouse, Lloyd, Lourie, McGee, M. McLeod, Miller, Phillips, Riser, Sandifer, F. Smith and Witherspoon: A BILL TO AMEND TITLE 11, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PUBLIC FINANCE, BY ADDING CHAPTER 47 SO AS TO ENACT THE "TOBACCO ESCROW FUND ACT" PROVIDING FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A RESERVE FUND TO GUARANTEE AN EVENTUAL SOURCE OF RECOVERY FROM TOBACCO PRODUCT MANUFACTURERS WHO ARE NOT A PARTY TO THE MASTER SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT BETWEEN THIS STATE AND OTHER TOBACCO PRODUCT MANUFACTURERS, TO REQUIRE NONPARTICIPATING TOBACCO PRODUCT MANUFACTURERS TO PLACE FUNDS INTO AN ESCROW ACCOUNT, BASED ON THE NUMBER OF TOBACCO PRODUCT UNITS SOLD, FOR WITHDRAWAL TO PAY A FUTURE JUDGMENT OR SETTLEMENT, TO PROVIDE FOR ANNUAL CERTIFICATION OF COMPLIANCE, AND TO ESTABLISH ENFORCEMENT PROCEDURES AND CIVIL PENALTIES, INCLUDING PAYMENT OF ATTORNEY'S FEES AND COSTS, FINES, AND AN INJUNCTION OF CIGARETTE SALES IN THE STATE.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Amended
Ratified

H. 3790 -- Reps. Rhoad, Carnell, Neilson, Hayes, Lloyd, Knotts, Bowers, Taylor, Wilder, Ott, McCraw, Witherspoon, W. McLeod, Koon, Barrett, Miller, Battle, Bailey, Phillips, Cotty, Rutherford, Keegan, Delleney, J. Brown, D. Smith, Gourdine and Whatley: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 9-11-150, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO OPTIONAL FORMS OF RETIREMENT ALLOWANCES UNDER THE POLICE OFFICERS RETIREMENT SYSTEM, SO AS TO ALLOW A MEMBER UNDER PARTICULAR OPTIONS TO RECEIVE A FULL RETIREMENT ALLOWANCE RATHER THAN A REDUCED ALLOWANCE UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS; AND TO AMEND SECTION 9-11-210, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE SYSTEM, SO AS TO INCREASE THE EMPLOYEE CONTRIBUTIONS OF CLASS ONE AND CLASS TWO MEMBERS BY EIGHTY-NINE HUNDREDTHS OF ONE PERCENT TO OFFSET THE ACTUARIAL COST OF THE ABOVE PROVISION.
Introduced
Co-Sponsor added
Committed
Point of Order

H. 3791 -- Rep. Sandifer: A HOUSE RESOLUTION EXTENDING THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE SENECA HIGH SCHOOL "LADY CATS" VARSITY BASKETBALL TEAM AT A DATE AND TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF BEING RECOGNIZED FOR WINNING THE 1999 CLASS AAA STATE BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3792 -- Reps. Cotty and Sheheen: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE LUGOFF-ELGIN "DEMONS" HIGH SCHOOL WRESTLING TEAM AND ITS COACHES ON THURSDAY, APRIL 15, 1999, FOR THE PURPOSE OF BEING RECOGNIZED ON WINNING THE 1999 STATE CLASS AAA WRESTLING CHAMPIONSHIP, ITS THIRD CONSECUTIVE STATE CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3793 -- Rep. Clyburn: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE WARDLAW ACADEMY LADY PATRIOTS BASKETBALL TEAM, ITS COACHES, AND OTHER SCHOOL OFFICIALS ON MARCH 31, 1999, FOR THE PURPOSE OF BEING RECOGNIZED FOR WINNING ITS THIRD CONSECUTIVE SCISAA CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3794 -- Rep. Clyburn: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE CONGRATULATIONS OF THE MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA TO THE COACHES AND MEMBERS OF THE WARDLAW ACADEMY LADY PATRIOTS BASKETBALL TEAM OF EDGEFIELD COUNTY ON WINNING THEIR THIRD CONSECUTIVE SCISAA CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3795 -- Reps. Neilson, Lucas and J. Hines: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND AND CONGRATULATE MR. HARMON BALDWIN OF DARLINGTON FOR HIS MANY YEARS OF LEADERSHIP AND PUBLIC SERVICE IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF PARKS, RECREATION, AND THE TOURISM INDUSTRY IN DARLINGTON COUNTY AND THE PEE DEE REGION, AND TO EXTEND BEST WISHES FOR HIS CONTINUED SUCCESS ON THE OCCASION OF HIS RETIREMENT.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3796 -- Rep. G. Brown: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE DEEPEST SYMPATHY OF THE MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO THE FAMILY AND FRIENDS OF ONE OF LEE COUNTY'S FINEST CITIZENS, MISS HALLIE MAE BYRD WHO PASSED AWAY ON FRIDAY, MARCH 5, 1999.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3797 -- Reps. J. Brown, Allen, Allison, Altman, Askins, Bailey, Bales, Barfield, Barrett, Battle, Bauer, Beck, Bowers, Breeland, G. Brown, H. Brown, T. Brown, Campsen, Canty, Carnell, Cato, Chellis, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Easterday, Edge, Emory, Fleming, Gamble, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Hamilton, Harrell, Harris, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hawkins, Hayes, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Howard, Inabinett, Jennings, Keegan, Kelley, Kennedy, Kirsh, Klauber, Knotts, Koon, Lanford, Law, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, Maddox, Martin, Mason, McCraw, McGee, McKay, M. McLeod, W. McLeod, McMahand, Meacham, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Parks, Phillips, Pinckney, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Riser, Robinson, Rodgers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scott, Seithel, Sharpe, Sheheen, Simrill, D. Smith, F. Smith, J. Smith, R. Smith, Stille, Stuart, Taylor, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Vaughn, Walker, Webb, Whatley, Whipper, Wilder, Wilkes, Wilkins, Witherspoon, Woodrum and Young-Brickell: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION CONGRATULATING DR. SYLVIA POOLE SWINTON OF RICHLAND COUNTY ON BEING HONORED BY THE ALLEN UNIVERSITY BOOSTERS NETWORK DURING ITS ALUMNI BANQUET ON APRIL 3, 1999.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3798 -- Reps. Bailey, Barfield, Allen, Allison, Altman, Askins, Bales, Battle, Beck, Breeland, G. Brown, H. Brown, J. Brown, T. Brown, Campsen, Canty, Carnell, Cato, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Edge, Emory, Gamble, Gourdine, Gilham, Hamilton, Harris, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hawkins, Hayes, J. Hines, Hinson, Howard, Inabinett, Jennings, Keegan, Kelley, Kennedy, Kirsh, Klauber, Knotts, Koon, Lanford, Law, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, Maddox, Martin, Mason, McCraw, McGee, M. McLeod, W. McLeod, McMahand, Meacham, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Parks, Phillips, Pinckney, Rhoad, Rice, Riser, Robinson, Rodgers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scott, Sharpe, Sheheen, Simrill, J. Smith, F. Smith, R. Smith, Stille, Taylor, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Vaughn, Walker, Webb, Whatley, Whipper, Wilder, Wilkins, Witherspoon, Woodrum and Young-Brickell: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 40-11-260, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO FINANCIAL STATEMENT REQUIREMENTS FOR GENERAL AND MECHANICAL CONTRACTORS' LICENSURE AND RENEWAL, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT ON RENEWAL A GENERAL CONTRACTOR BIDDING AND PERFORMING ON JOBS NOT EXCEEDING A SPECIFIED AMOUNT MAY SUBMIT AN OWNER-PREPARED FINANCIAL STATEMENT WITH AN AFFIDAVIT OF ACCURACY INDICATING A CERTAIN REQUIRED NET WORTH, RATHER THAN REQUIRING A CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANT TO PREPARE THE FINANCIAL STATEMENT; AND TO AMEND SECTION 40-11-360 RELATING TO EXEMPTIONS FROM CONTRACTOR'S LICENSURE CHAPTER, SO AS TO MAKE THE EXEMPTION FOR CERTAIN CATEGORIES OF PUBLIC OWNERS SUBJECT TO THE CONSUMER PRICE INDEX INFLATION FACTOR; AND ALSO TO EXEMPT DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS' PROJECTS AND MAINTENANCE AND RENOVATION PROVIDED BY THE PUBLIC SERVICE AUTHORITY TO EXISTING FACILITIES; TO AMEND SECTION 40-59-77, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO RESIDENTIAL SPECIALTY CONTRACTORS, SO AS TO PROHIBIT A COUNTY OR MUNICIPALITY FROM ADOPTING REQUIREMENTS REQUIRING A RESIDENTIAL SPECIALTY CONTRACTOR TO ABIDE BY COMMERCIAL CONSTRUCTION LICENSING REQUIREMENTS UNLESS THE CONTRACTOR IS ENGAGED IN COMMERCIAL CONSTRUCTION; TO AMEND SECTION 40-11-60, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE AUTHORITY OF THE CONTRACTOR'S LICENSING BOARD TO PROMULGATE REGULATIONS, SO AS TO REQUIRE THE PROMULGATION OF REGULATIONS PERTAINING TO FILING OWNER-PREPARED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS FOR LICENSE RENEWAL PURPOSES.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Senate Amendments Amended
Point of Order
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Message from Senate
Ratified

H. 3799 -- Reps. Moody-Lawrence, Simrill, Meacham, Delleney and McCraw: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE CLINTON JUNIOR COLLEGE GOLDEN BEARS MEN'S BASKETBALL TEAM, COACHES, AND OTHER COLLEGE OFFICIALS ON A DATE AND AT A TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER FOR THE PURPOSE OF BEING RECOGNIZED AND CONGRATULATED FOR WINNING THE REGION TEN BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3800 -- Reps. Delleney, Kirsh, McCraw, Meacham, Moody-Lawrence and Simrill: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE CONGRATULATIONS OF THE MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA TO THE COACHES AND MEMBERS OF THE CLINTON JUNIOR COLLEGE GOLDEN BEARS MEN'S BASKETBALL TEAM FOR WINNING THE REGION TEN BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3801 -- Reps. J. Smith, Allen, Allison, Altman, Askins, Bailey, Bales, Barfield, Barrett, Battle, Bauer, Beck, Bowers, Breeland, G. Brown, H. Brown, J. Brown, T. Brown, Campsen, Canty, Carnell, Cato, Chellis, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Easterday, Edge, Emory, Fleming, Gamble, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Hamilton, Harrell, Harris, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hawkins, Hayes, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Howard, Inabinett, Jennings, Keegan, Kelley, Kennedy, Kirsh, Klauber, Knotts, Koon, Lanford, Law, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, Maddox, Martin, Mason, McCraw, McGee, McKay, M. McLeod, W. McLeod, McMahand, Meacham, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Parks, Phillips, Pinckney, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Riser, Robinson, Rodgers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scott, Seithel, Sharpe, Sheheen, Simrill, D. Smith, F. Smith, R. Smith, Stille, Stuart, Taylor, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Vaughn, Walker, Webb, Whatley, Whipper, Wilder, Wilkes, Wilkins, Witherspoon, Woodrum and Young-Brickell: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION EXPRESSING THE SYMPATHY OF THE MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO THE FAMILY AND MANY FRIENDS OF THE LATE ARTHUR FUSCO OF COLUMBIA.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3802 -- Rep. Harrison: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE THE HAMMOND SCHOOL BOYS BASKETBALL TEAM FOR WINNING THE 1998-99 SOUTH CAROLINA INDEPENDENT SCHOOLS' ASSOCIATION BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIP AND FOR AN OUTSTANDING SEASON DURING WHICH THEY DID NOT LOSE TO A TEAM FROM SOUTH CAROLINA.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3803 -- Reps. D. Smith and Maddox: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 50-13-1415, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE PROHIBITION AGAINST POSSESSION, SALE, IMPORTATION INTO THE STATE, OR RELEASE INTO THE WATERS OF THE STATE OF WATER HYACINTH AND HYDRILLA, SO AS TO PROVIDE PENALTIES UPON CONVICTION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3804 -- Reps. Knotts, Whatley, Seithel, Koon, McGee, Wilkins, Harrison, Allison, Altman, Askins, Bales, Barrett, Battle, Bauer, Beck, H. Brown, J. Brown, T. Brown, Campsen, Carnell, Cato, Chellis, Clyburn, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Edge, Emory, Fleming, Gilham, Gourdine, Hamilton, Haskins, Hawkins, Hinson, Inabinett, Jennings, Keegan, Kennedy, Kirsh, Klauber, Law, Leach, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lourie, Lucas, Mason, McCraw, M. McLeod, Meacham, Miller, J.H. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Phillips, Rhoad, Rice, Riser, Robinson, Rodgers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scott, Sharpe, Sheheen, Simrill, D. Smith, J. Smith, Stuart, Taylor, Tripp, Trotter, Walker, Webb, Whipper, Wilder, Woodrum and Young-Brickell: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 23, TITLE 16, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO WEAPONS, BY ADDING ARTICLE 7 SO AS TO PROVIDE DEFINITIONS RELATING TO BOMBS AND WEAPONS OF MASS DESTRUCTION, TO PROHIBIT MANUFACTURE, TRANSPORTATION, POSSESSION, OR USE OF BOMBS AND WEAPONS OF MASS DESTRUCTION, AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor removed
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Other proceedings
Point of Order

H. 3805 -- Rep. Sheheen: A BILL TO REPEAL JOINT RESOLUTION 210 OF 1987 RELATING TO THE PURCHASE OF NOTES ISSUED BY THE SAVANNAH VALLEY AUTHORITY BY THE INSURANCE RESERVE FUND AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE REPAYMENT OF EXISTING INDEBTEDNESS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3806 -- Rep. Sheheen: A BILL TO REPEAL SECTION 1-1-1020, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE AUTHORITY FOR THE INSTALLMENT PURCHASE PLAN OPERATED BY THE STATE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3807 -- Reps. Inabinett, Bailey, Beck, Breeland, J. Brown, Emory, J. Hines, M. Hines, Lee, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Mack, J.H. Neal, Phillips, Pinckney, Rhoad, Rutherford, Stuart and Whipper: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-21-3920, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS USED IN THE BINGO TAX ACT, SO AS TO PROVIDE DIFFERENT HOURS FOR A SESSION OF BINGO FOR A CLASS C LICENSEE ADVERTISING AND OPERATING THE GAME FOR SENIOR CITIZENS; AND TO AMEND SECTION 12-21-4020, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE CLASSES OF BINGO LICENSES, SO AS TO PROVIDE SPECIFIC HOURS FOR A SESSION OF BINGO FOR A CLASS C LICENSEE OPERATING THE GAME FOR SENIOR CITIZENS.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Amended
Amended
Proposed Amendment
Proposed Amendment
Proposed Amendment
Proposed Amendment
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Other proceedings
Point of Order
Point of Order
Point of Order
Point of Order
Point of Order

H. 3808 -- Reps. Kelley, Keegan, Witherspoon, Edge, Miller, Simrill, Rhoad, Altman, Barrett, Battle, Campsen, Davenport, Emory, Limehouse, R. Smith, Vaughn, Walker and Wilkes: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-24-40, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DEEDS EXEMPTED FROM THE STATE'S DEED RECORDING FEE, SO AS TO ALLOW AN EXEMPTION FOR DEEDS THAT TRANSFER REALTY FROM AN AGENT TO THE AGENT'S PRINCIPAL IN WHICH THE REALTY WAS PURCHASED WITH FUNDS OF THE PRINCIPAL.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3809 -- Ways and Means Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO SECTION 1(8), ARTICLE X OF THE CONSTITUTION OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1895, RELATING TO ASSESSMENT RATIO ON "ALL OTHER PERSONAL PROPERTY", SO AS TO CREATE A NEW PROPERTY TAX CLASSIFICATION CONSISTING OF PERSONAL MOTOR VEHICLES WHICH MUST BE TITLED BY A STATE OR FEDERAL AGENCY INCLUDING PASSENGER MOTOR VEHICLES, RECREATIONAL VEHICLES, PICKUP TRUCKS, TRAILERS, MOTORCYCLES, BOATS, AND PRIVATE AIRCRAFT, AND EXCLUDING UNITS OF MANUFACTURED HOUSING AND COMMERCIALLY OPERATED AIRCRAFT, ALL AS DEFINED BY LAW, AND PROVIDING AN ASSESSMENT RATIO FOR THIS NEW CLASS EQUAL TO NINE AND SEVENTY-FIVE HUNDREDTHS PERCENT OF FAIR MARKET VALUE DECLINING OVER SIX YEARS TO A PERMANENT RATE OF SIX PERCENT AND TO PROVIDE EFFECTIVE DATES.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Request for Debate

H. 3810 -- Rep. Sheheen: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 2-15-61, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE ACCESS OF THE LEGISLATIVE AUDIT COUNCIL TO STATE AGENCY RECORDS, SO AS TO GRANT SUBPOENA POWERS TO THE COUNCIL AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE COUNCIL'S INFORMATION REQUESTS BE SENT TO THE CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER OF THE AGENCY BEING EXAMINED AND THAT WILFUL NONCOMPLIANCE WITH THAT REQUEST IS MISFEASANCE IN OFFICE; TO AMEND SECTION 2-15-120, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE CONFIDENTIALITY OF RECORDS OF THE LEGISLATIVE AUDIT COUNCIL, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT AUDIT WORKING PAPERS ARE CONFIDENTIAL AND NOT SUBJECT TO PUBLIC DISCLOSURE AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY, ITS STAFF, AND OTHER ENTITIES ARE SUBJECT TO THE CONFIDENTIALITY REQUIREMENTS AND PENALTIES WHILE PERFORMING AUDIT COMPLIANCE REVIEW DUTIES.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings

H. 3811 -- Reps. Wilkins and Vaughn: A BILL TO AMEND ACT 355 OF 1994, RELATING TO THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT COMPREHENSIVE PLANNING ENABLING ACT OF 1994 AND THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THE REPEAL OF VARIOUS STATE AND LOCAL PROVISIONS OF LAW PERTAINING TO PLANNING AND ZONING BY LOCAL GOVERNMENTAL ENTITIES, SO AS TO EXTEND FROM MAY 3, 1999, UNTIL DECEMBER 31, 1999, THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THE REPEAL OF THESE STATE AND LOCAL PROVISIONS OF LAW AND THE DATE BY WHICH ALL LOCAL PLANNING PROGRAMS MUST BE IN CONFORMITY WITH THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT COMPREHENSIVE PLANNING ENABLING ACT OF 1994.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Proposed Amendment
Proposed Amendment
Objection
Request for Debate
Other proceedings
Point of Order

H. 3812 -- Reps. Loftis, Cato, Hamilton, Haskins, Leach, Tripp and Vaughn: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO PROVIDE FOR A REFERENDUM IN THE GREENVILLE COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT TO BE HELD AT THE SAME TIME AS THE 2000 GENERAL ELECTION TO DETERMINE WHETHER OR NOT THE QUALIFIED VOTERS OF THE GREENVILLE COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT FAVOR ELECTING THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE SCHOOL DISTRICT IN PARTISAN ELECTIONS BEGINNING WITH THE GENERAL ELECTION OF 2002; TO PROVIDE THAT IF THE CERTIFIED RESULTS OF THE REFERENDUM FAVOR THE ELECTION OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES IN PARTISAN ELECTIONS, THAT THE ELECTION OF SCHOOL TRUSTEES CONDUCTED AT THE SAME TIME AS THE GENERAL ELECTION OF 2002 WILL BE PARTISAN; TO PROVIDE THAT IF THE CERTIFIED RESULTS OF THE REFERENDUM FAVOR PARTISAN ELECTIONS, SECTION 1 OF ACT 521 OF 1992 IS REPEALED UPON CERTIFICATION OF THE RESULTS OF THAT REFERENDUM, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE STRUCTURE AND PROCEDURE FOR ELECTION OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE GREENVILLE COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT FROM THAT DATE ON.
Introduced and Committed
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Proposed Amendment
Recalled
Request for Debate
Other proceedings
Point of Order
Point of Order
Message from Senate

H. 3813 -- Reps. Keegan, Kelley, Bailey, Edge and Jennings: A BILL TO REPEAL CHAPTER 27, TITLE 1, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA ADVISORY COMMISSION ON INTERGOVERNMENTAL RELATIONS AND TO TRANSFER COMMISSION ASSETS, APPROPRIATIONS, AND FTE'S TO THE OFFICE OF REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT OF THE STATE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3814 -- Reps. Carnell, Wilder, Scott, Webb, Bales, Askins, Bailey, Battle, Breeland, G. Brown, T. Brown, Canty, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Gourdine, Hayes, J. Hines, M. Hines, Howard, Inabinett, Jennings, Kennedy, Klauber, Lloyd, Lourie, Mack, Maddox, McCraw, McMahand, Miller, J.H. Neal, Ott, Parks, Phillips, Rhoad, Rutherford, J. Smith, Taylor, Whipper and Wilkes: A BILL TO AMEND ACT 1377 OF 1968, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF STATE CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT BONDS, SO AS TO AUTHORIZE ADDITIONAL PROJECTS AND CONFORM THE AGGREGATE PRINCIPAL INDEBTEDNESS AMOUNT TO THE ADDITIONAL AMOUNTS AUTHORIZED BY THIS ACT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3815 -- Ways and Means Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO PROVIDE THE LANGUAGE FOR THE EXPLANATION OF THE CONSTITUTIONAL BALLOT COMMISSION FOR THE AMENDMENT TO THE CONSTITUTION OF THIS STATE PROPOSED PURSUANT TO H. 3809 OF 1999.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Request for Debate

H. 3816 -- Reps. Harvin and Kennedy: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE HEARTY CONGRATULATIONS OF THE MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE SCHOOL OFFICIALS, COACHES, AND MEMBERS OF THE LAURENCE MANNING ACADEMY GIRLS' BASKETBALL TEAM ON THE OCCASION OF THEIR WINNING THE SOUTH CAROLINA INDEPENDENT SCHOOL ASSOCIATION 1999 CLASS AAA GIRLS' BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3817 -- Reps. Harvin and Kennedy: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE LAURENCE MANNING ACADEMY GIRLS' BASKETBALL TEAM, COACHES, STAFF, AND SCHOOL OFFICIALS ON A DATE AND TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER FOR THE PURPOSE OF BEING RECOGNIZED FOR WINNING THE 1999 SOUTH CAROLINA INDEPENDENT SCHOOLS ASSOCIATION CLASS AAA CHAMPIONSHIP IN GIRLS' BASKETBALL.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3818 -- Rep. Harvin: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND DR. ROSE HILLIARD-WILDER, SUPERINTENDENT OF CLARENDON SCHOOL DISTRICT TWO, FOR HER OUTSTANDING LEADERSHIP AND PUBLIC SERVICE, AND TO CONGRATULATE HER ON THE OCCASION OF BEING NAMED THE OUTSTANDING SUPERINTENDENT OF THE YEAR FOR A MEDIUM SIZED SCHOOL DISTRICT BY THE SOUTH CAROLINA SCHOOL BOARDS ASSOCIATION.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3819 -- Reps. Whatley, Limehouse and Altman: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND AND CONGRATULATE GEORGE E. CAMPSEN IV OF CHARLESTON FOR BEING THE YOUNGEST SOUTH CAROLINIAN EVER TO COMPLETE AND SUCCESSFULLY PASS THE EXAMINATION REGARDING THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES' BOATING SAFETY COURSE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3820 -- Reps. Scott, Allen, Allison, Altman, Askins, Bailey, Bales, Barfield, Barrett, Battle, Bauer, Beck, Bowers, Breeland, G. Brown, H. Brown, J. Brown, T. Brown, Campsen, Canty, Carnell, Cato, Chellis, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Easterday, Edge, Emory, Fleming, Gamble, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Hamilton, Harrell, Harris, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hawkins, Hayes, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Howard, Inabinett, Jennings, Keegan, Kelley, Kennedy, Kirsh, Klauber, Knotts, Koon, Lanford, Law, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, Maddox, Martin, Mason, McCraw, McGee, McKay, M. McLeod, W. McLeod, McMahand, Meacham, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Parks, Phillips, Pinckney, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Riser, Robinson, Rodgers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Seithel, Sharpe, Sheheen, Simrill, D. Smith, F. Smith, J. Smith, R. Smith, Stille, Stuart, Taylor, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Vaughn, Walker, Webb, Whatley, Whipper, Wilder, Wilkes, Wilkins, Witherspoon, Woodrum and Young-Brickell: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO DECLARE APRIL 16, 1999, AS DR. MARY MCLEOD BETHUNE CHILDREN AUTHORS' PROGRAM DAY.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3821 -- Rep. Webb: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE LADY TIGERS BASKETBALL TEAM, COACHES, SUPPORT PERSONNEL, AND OFFICIALS OF CLEMSON UNIVERSITY, ON WEDNESDAY, APRIL 7, 1999, AT A TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER FOR THE PURPOSE OF BEING RECOGNIZED AND CONGRATULATED ON THEIR MAGNIFICENT 1998-99 SEASON.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3822 -- Reps. Wilkins, Allen, Allison, Altman, Askins, Bailey, Bales, Barfield, Barrett, Battle, Beck, Bowers, Breeland, G. Brown, H. Brown, J. Brown, T. Brown, Campsen, Canty, Carnell, Cato, Chellis, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Easterday, Edge, Emory, Fleming, Gamble, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Hamilton, Harrell, Harris, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hawkins, Hayes, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Howard, Inabinett, Jennings, Keegan, Kelley, Kennedy, Kirsh, Klauber, Knotts, Koon, Lanford, Law, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, Maddox, Martin, Mason, McCraw, McGee, McKay, M. McLeod, W. McLeod, McMahand, Meacham, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Parks, Phillips, Pinckney, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Riser, Robinson, Rodgers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scott, Seithel, Sharpe, Sheheen, Simrill, D. Smith, F. Smith, J. Smith, R. Smith, Stille, Stuart, Taylor, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Vaughn, Walker, Webb, Whatley, Whipper, Wilder, Wilkes, Witherspoon, Woodrum and Young-Brickell: A HOUSE RESOLUTION EXPRESSING THE APPRECIATION OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO RUDOLPH ANDREAS "ANDRE" BAUER FOR HIS EXCELLENT YEARS OF SERVICE TO THE CONSTITUENTS OF HOUSE DISTRICT 85, TO THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, ITS ELECTED LEADERSHIP, AND TO THE CITIZENS OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, AND TO EXTEND BEST WISHES TO OUR FRIEND AND COLLEAGUE AS HE ASSUMES HIS NEW ELECTED POSITION REPRESENTING DISTRICT 18 OF THE SENATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3823 -- Reps. Allison, Allen, Altman, Askins, Bailey, Bales, Barfield, Barrett, Battle, Beck, Bowers, Breeland, G. Brown, H. Brown, J. Brown, T. Brown, Campsen, Canty, Carnell, Cato, Chellis, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Easterday, Edge, Emory, Fleming, Gamble, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Hamilton, Harrell, Harris, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hawkins, Hayes, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Howard, Inabinett, Jennings, Keegan, Kelley, Kennedy, Kirsh, Klauber, Knotts, Koon, Lanford, Law, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, Maddox, Martin, Mason, McCraw, McGee, McKay, M. McLeod, W. McLeod, McMahand, Meacham, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Parks, Phillips, Pinckney, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Riser, Robinson, Rodgers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scott, Seithel, Sharpe, Sheheen, Simrill, D. Smith, F. Smith, J. Smith, R. Smith, Stille, Stuart, Taylor, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Vaughn, Walker, Webb, Whatley, Whipper, Wilder, Wilkes, Wilkins, Witherspoon, Woodrum and Young-Brickell: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE BEST WISHES AND HEARTFELT CONGRATULATIONS OF THE MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA TO OUR CURRENT "MISS SOUTH CAROLINA", WENDY WILLIS OF FOUNTAIN INN, ON THE SPECIAL OCCASION OF "MISS SOUTH CAROLINA APPRECIATION DAY".
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3824 -- Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING AND REGULATION, BOARD OF CHIROPRACTIC EXAMINERS, RELATING TO EXAMINATIONS, LICENSES, TESTING, RECORDS, CERTIFICATION CHIROPRACTOR/PATIENT RELATIONSHIP, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 2326, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Point of Order

H. 3825 -- Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING AND REGULATION, STATE BOARD OF NURSING, RELATING TO DEFINITION OF ORIENTATION, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 2421, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Point of Order
Ratified

H. 3826 -- Rep. Battle: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 17, TITLE 16, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO OFFENSES AGAINST PUBLIC POLICY, BY ADDING SECTION 16-17-505, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE OFFENSE OF SELLING, HOLDING FOR SALE, OR DISTRIBUTING A PACKAGE OF CIGARETTES THAT VIOLATES FEDERAL LAW IN REGARD TO LABELS, PACKAGING, OR OTHER REQUIREMENTS, TO PROVIDE THAT LAW ENFORCEMENT MAY SEIZE, DESTROY, OR SELL TO THE MANUFACTURER, FOR EXPORT ONLY, THE ILLEGAL PACKAGE, AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Amended
Amended
Debate Adjourned
Objection
Request for Debate
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Reconsidered
Ratified

H. 3827 -- Reps. W. McLeod and Wilder: A BILL TO AMEND SECTIONS 9-1-1140, 9-9-50, AND 9-11-50, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO CREDITED SERVICE FOR PURPOSES OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA RETIREMENT SYSTEM, THE RETIREMENT SYSTEM FOR MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY, AND THE POLICE OFFICERS RETIREMENT SYSTEM, SO AS TO ALLOW SERVICE IN THE SELECTED RESERVE OF ANY OF THE RESERVE COMPONENTS OF THE ARMED FORCES OF THE UNITED STATES TO BE ESTABLISHED AND TO PROVIDE THE REQUIREMENTS FOR ESTABLISHING SUCH SERVICE.
Introduced and Committed
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H. 3828 -- Reps. Witherspoon, Sharpe and Hayes: A BILL TO AMEND TITLE 46, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO AGRICULTURE, BY ADDING CHAPTER 30, SO AS TO ESTABLISH THE TOBACCO INDEMNIFICATION AND COMMUNITY REVITALIZATION COMMISSION AND FUND, AND TO PROVIDE FOR ITS MEMBERSHIP, DUTIES, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE DISTRIBUTION OF THE MONIES RECEIVED BY THE STATE PURSUANT TO THE MASTER SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT WITH TOBACCO PRODUCT MANUFACTURERS; AND TO AMEND TITLE 44, RELATING TO HEALTH, BY ADDING CHAPTER 126, SO AS TO ESTABLISH THE SOUTH CAROLINA TOBACCO SETTLEMENT FOUNDATION AND FUND AND TO PROVIDE FOR ITS MEMBERSHIP, DUTIES, AND THE DISTRIBUTION OF MONIES RECEIVED BY THE STATE PURSUANT TO THE MASTER SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT WITH THE TOBACCO PRODUCT MANUFACTURERS.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor removed

H. 3829 -- Reps. Klauber, Carnell, Clyburn, W. McLeod, Parks, Stille, Taylor and Wilder: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 43-41-30, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE COMPOSITION OF THE GLEAMNS HUMAN RESOURCES COMMISSION, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT COMMISSION MEMBERS MUST BE APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNING BODIES OF THE COUNTIES PARTICIPATING IN THE COMMISSION.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Point of Order

H. 3830 -- Rep. Cato: A BILL TO AMEND ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 43 OF TITLE 38, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PROVISIONS OF LAW GOVERNING THE LICENSING AND REGULATION OF INSURANCE AGENTS, BY ADDING SECTION 38-43-25 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A MOTOR VEHICLE RENTAL COMPANY AND ITS AGENTS OR EMPLOYEES MAY, INCIDENTAL TO A RENTAL TRANSACTION, SELL AND COLLECT PREMIUMS FOR OPTIONAL TRAVEL OR MOTOR VEHICLE-RELATED INSURANCE COVERAGES WITHOUT BEING DEEMED "INSURANCE AGENTS", AND PROVIDE THAT THE AGENTS AND EMPLOYEES OF SUCH COMPANY ARE EXEMPT FROM ALL PROVISIONS OF LAW APPLICABLE TO INSURANCE AGENTS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3831 -- Rep. Townsend: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 57-25-190, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO COMPENSATION FOR THE REMOVAL OF OUTDOOR ADVERTISING SIGNS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT COMPENSATION FOR THIS PURPOSE IS CONSIDERED TO BE FAIR MARKET VALUE OF THE PARTICULAR INTEREST OF EACH PARTY HAVING AN INTEREST IN THE LOCATION OF THE SIGN WHICH SHALL BE DETERMINED THROUGH APPRAISAL METHODS USED TO DETERMINE JUST COMPENSATION UNDER THE EMINENT DOMAIN PROCEDURE ACT, TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THE MANNER IN WHICH COMPENSATION MUST BE PAID PRIOR TO THE REMOVAL OF SUCH SIGNS, AND TO PROVIDE THAT NO POLITICAL SUBDIVISION OF THIS STATE MAY REQUIRE THE REMOVAL OF AN EXISTING SIGN FOR REASONS OTHER THAN TRAFFIC SAFETY OR PROXIMITY TO SPECIFIED LOCATIONS; AND TO ADD SECTION 57-25-191 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR ADDITIONAL PROCEDURAL REQUIREMENTS IN REGARD TO THE ENACTING OF ZONING PLANS OR ORDINANCES BY A POLITICAL SUBDIVISION RELATING TO OUTDOOR ADVERTISING SIGNS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3832 -- Rep. Townsend: A BILL TO AMEND ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 111, TITLE 59, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO EDUCATIONAL SCHOLARSHIPS AND LOANS, BY ADDING SECTION 59-111-70 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR GARNISHMENT OF THE WAGES OF AN INDIVIDUAL WHO DEFAULTS ON A STUDENT LOAN AGREEMENT WITH THE FEDERAL FAMILY EDUCATION LOAN PROGRAM OR THE SOUTH CAROLINA STUDENT LOAN CORPORATION OR STATE EDUCATION ASSISTANCE AUTHORITY TO THE EXTENT IT MAKES, INSURES, OR GUARANTEES A LOAN THROUGH THAT FEDERAL PROGRAM, OR OTHER GUARANTY OF SUCH A LOAN, TO ESTABLISH PROCEDURES FOR NOTICE, TO PROHIBIT EMPLOYER RETALIATION AGAINST AN EMPLOYEE WHOSE WAGES ARE GARNISHED, TO PROVIDE FOR ATTORNEY'S FEES IN A SUIT TO ENFORCE THAT PROTECTION, TO PROVIDE FOR DEFENSES AGAINST AND APPEAL OF A GARNISHMENT ACTION, AND TO SPECIFY EXEMPT DEBTORS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3833 -- Rep. Robinson: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 12-54-75 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR ELECTRONIC COLLECTION OF REVENUES BY A STATE AGENCY PURSUANT TO A CONTRACT NEGOTIATED AND ENTERED INTO BY THE STATE TREASURER ON BEHALF OF THE AGENCY; AND TO AMEND SECTION 12-37-220, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO EXEMPTIONS FROM PROPERTY TAXES, SO AS TO INCLUDE CERTAIN REAL PROPERTY HELD BY CHARITABLE TRUSTS AND FOUNDATIONS FOR HISTORIC PRESERVATION OF FORTS AND BATTLEGROUNDS.
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Senate Amendments Amended
Debate Adjourned
Point of Order
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Conference Committee
Report of Conference Committee
Adopted
Message to Senate
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Message from Senate
Ratified

H. 3834 -- Rep. Robinson: A BILL TO AMEND SECTIONS 12-21-2710, AS AMENDED, 12-21-2712, 12-21-2720, AS AMENDED, AND 12-21-2726, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO COIN-OPERATED MACHINES OR DEVICES, SO AS TO EXTEND THE PROHIBITION ON SLOT MACHINES AND OTHER MACHINES OR DEVICES PERTAINING TO GAMES OF CHANCE TO VIDEO GAMES WITH A FREE PLAY FEATURE OR ANY OTHER COIN-OPERATED MACHINE OR DEVICE USED FOR GAMBLING, TO EXTEND THE SEIZURE AND DESTRUCTION PROVISIONS APPLICABLE TO GAMES OF CHANCE TO THESE EXPANDED PROHIBITIONS, TO CONFORM EXISTING LICENSING REQUIREMENTS FOR COIN-OPERATED MACHINES AND DEVICES TO THESE EXPANDED PROHIBITIONS AND TO DELETE REFERENCES TO PROVISIONS OF LAW REPEALED BY THIS SECTION; TO AMEND SECTION 12-54-40, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO TAX CRIMES AND PENALTIES, SO AS TO DELETE THE OFFENSE OF OPERATING AN UNMETERED VIDEO GAME WITH A FREE PLAY FEATURE; TO AMEND SECTIONS 16-19-40 AND 16-19-50, RELATING TO THE OFFENSE OF GAMBLING, SO AS TO EXTEND THESE OFFENSES SPECIFICALLY TO PLAYING OR MAINTAINING ANY LICENSED COIN-OPERATED MACHINE OR DEVICE USED FOR GAMBLING PURPOSES; AND TO REPEAL SECTIONS 12-21-2703, 16-19-60, AND ARTICLE 20, CHAPTER 21 OF TITLE 12 RELATING RESPECTIVELY TO THE RETAIL LICENSE REQUIREMENT FOR A LOCATION WITH VIDEO GAMES WITH A FREE PLAY FEATURE, THE EXEMPTION OF VIDEO GAMES WITH A FREE PLAY FEATURE FROM THE GAMBLING OFFENSES, AND THE VIDEO GAMES MACHINES ACT, ALL OF THE ABOVE ENACTED FOR THE PURPOSE OF PROHIBITING CASH PAYOUTS FOR CREDITS EARNED ON VIDEO GAME MACHINES ON AND AFTER JULY 1, 2000; TO PROVIDE FOR A STATEWIDE REFERENDUM ON NOVEMBER 2, 1999, TO ASCERTAIN WHETHER OR NOT THE QUALIFIED ELECTORS OF THIS STATE DESIRE THAT CASH PAYOUTS FOR CREDITS EARNED ON VIDEO GAME MACHINES SHALL CONTINUE TO BE ALLOWED AFTER JUNE 30, 2000, AND TO PROVIDE A LICENSE FEE SURCHARGE ON EXISTING MACHINES TO PAY FOR THIS REFERENDUM, TO PROVIDE THAT IF THE QUALIFIED ELECTORS VOTE TO CONTINUE TO PERMIT SUCH CASH PAYOUTS, THE ABOVE ENACTED PROVISIONS PROHIBITING PAYOUTS SHALL NOT TAKE EFFECT AND INSTEAD THAT TITLE 12 OF THE 1976 CODE RELATING TO TAXATION SHALL BE AMENDED BY ADDING CHAPTER 22 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE REGULATION, LICENSING, TAXATION, AND CIVIL AND CRIMINAL ENFORCEMENT OF VIDEO GAME MACHINES WITH A FREE PLAY FEATURE, ARCADE GAME MACHINES, AND OTHER DEVICES INCLUDING PROVISIONS TO VEST PRIMARY ENFORCEMENT AND REGULATORY POWERS IN THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE AND THE SOUTH CAROLINA LAW ENFORCEMENT DIVISION, TO PROVIDE FOR LICENSE FEES ON MACHINE MANUFACTURERS, DISTRIBUTORS, AND OWNERS TO PROVIDE LICENSE FEES FOR MACHINES AND FOR THE LICENSING OF OPERATORS AND ESTABLISHMENTS, TO PROVIDE FOR AN IMPOSITION OF TAXES ON NET MACHINE INCOME, TO PROVIDE FOR THE USE OF REVENUES GENERATED BY THIS CHAPTER, TO PROVIDE FOR LOCATION AND OTHER RESTRICTIONS, NEW CASINO PROHIBITIONS AND THE PHASING OUT OR CONTINUATION OF EXISTING CASINOS UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS, TO PROVIDE FOR PUBLIC NOTICE AND OTHER NOTIFICATION PROVISIONS, TO PROVIDE FOR THE MANNER IN WHICH AND REQUIREMENTS UNDER WHICH THESE MACHINES MAY BE PLAYED INCLUDING PROHIBITING THE OFFERING OF INDUCEMENTS, THE REGULATION OF ADVERTISING, AND CERTAIN LIMITATIONS ON BETS AND PAYOUTS, TO PROVIDE FOR TECHNICAL STANDARDS AND SPECIFICATIONS FOR THESE MACHINES AND THEIR EQUIPMENT INCLUDING TEMPORARY STANDARDS UNTIL THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE ADOPTS PERMANENT STANDARDS UNDER THIS CHAPTER, TO PROVIDE FOR BACKGROUND INVESTIGATIONS AND THE ACTIONS THAT MAY BE TAKEN AS A RESULT OF THE BACKGROUND INVESTIGATIONS, TO PROVIDE CIVIL AND CRIMINAL PENALTIES AND REMEDIES FOR CERTAIN VIOLATIONS INCLUDING LICENSE REVOCATIONS, TO PROVIDE FOR THE MANNER IN WHICH COUNTIES AND MUNICIPALITIES MAY ALSO IMPOSE LICENSE FEES AND ZONING RESTRICTIONS ON THESE MACHINES, AND TO PROVIDE FOR SEPARATE REQUIREMENTS FOR THE REGULATION, LICENSING, AND ENFORCEMENT OF ARCADE GAME MACHINES AND OTHER AMUSEMENT DEVICES INCLUDING A PROVISION THAT PROHIBITS CASH PAYOUTS, THAT SECTION 12-54-40 SHALL BE AMENDED RELATING TO TAX CRIMES AND PENALTIES SO AS TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR PENALTIES IN REGARD TO CERTAIN ACTIONS REQUIRED OR PROHIBITED UNDER CHAPTER 22 OF TITLE 12, THAT SECTION 16-19-60 SHALL BE AMENDED RELATING TO CERTAIN GAMBLING OFFENSES SO AS TO DELETE REFERENCES TO THE REGULATION OF VIDEO GAME MACHINES AND PAYOUTS, THAT SECTION 61-4-580 SHALL BE AMENDED, RELATING TO PROHIBITED ACTS REGARDING BEER AND WINE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT ACTIVITIES AUTHORIZED BY CHAPTER 22 OF TITLE 12 ON THE PREMISES OF ESTABLISHMENTS LICENSED TO SELL BEER AND WINE ARE NOT A PROHIBITED ACT, THAT SECTIONS 16-19-65, 16-19-66, AND 16-19-67 SHALL BE added SO AS TO MAKE IT UNLAWFUL FOR ANY PERSON TO KEEP CERTAIN TYPES OF GAME OR SLOT MACHINES ON HIS PREMISES, TO MAKE IT UNLAWFUL FOR ANY PERSON TO OPERATE SUCH MACHINES, TO MAKE IT UNLAWFUL FOR ANY PERSON TO CHEAT OR DEFRAUD THE OWNER OF A LAWFUL MACHINE OF ITS CONTENTS, TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS AND AUTHORIZE THE SEIZURE OF UNLAWFUL MACHINES, AND THAT ARTICLE 19, CHAPTER 21 OF TITLE 12 RELATING TO COIN-OPERATED MACHINES, DEVICES, AND OTHER AMUSEMENTS AND ARTICLE 20, CHAPTER 21 OF TITLE 12 RELATING TO THE VIDEO GAME MACHINES ACT SHALL BE REPEALED; TO PROVIDE THAT CERTAIN VIDEO GAME MACHINE STANDARDS AND REQUIREMENTS CONTAINED IN CHAPTER 22 OF TITLE 12 TAKE EFFECT JULY 1, 1999, AND CERTAIN CASINO PROVISIONS CONTAINED IN CHAPTER 22 OF TITLE 12 TAKE EFFECT JUNE 1, 1999; TO PROVIDE FOR THE MANNER IN WHICH EXISTING VIDEO GAME MACHINE LICENSE FEES SHALL BE PHASED INTO THE PROPOSED NEW LICENSE STRUCTURE; TO ADD SECTION 12-21-2805 SO AS TO AUTHORIZE ENFORCEMENT ACTIONS FOR VIOLATIONS OF SPECIFIED VIDEO GAME MACHINE LAWS BY THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE, STATE LAW ENFORCEMENT DIVISION, OR THE ATTORNEY GENERAL OR BY A PERSON WITH KNOWLEDGE OF THE VIOLATION IF THE DEPARTMENT, DIVISION, OR ATTORNEY GENERAL DECLINES, AND TO PROVIDE THE PROCEDURES FOR AND REMEDIES FOR SUCH VIOLATIONS; AND TO ADD SECTION 32-1-60 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT EXISTING PROVISIONS OF LAW ALLOWING PERSONS TO SUE TO RECOVER GAMBLING LOSSES ONLY APPLY TO GAMBLING ACTIVITIES NOT AUTHORIZED BY LAW.
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Conference Committee
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Adopted
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Ratified
Cloture Ordered

H. 3835 -- Rep. Robinson: A BILL TO AMEND ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 54, TITLE 12, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO COLLECTION AND ENFORCEMENT OF TAXES LEVIED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE, BY ADDING SECTIONS 12-54-43 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR CIVIL PENALTIES AND 12-54-44 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR CRIMINAL PENALTIES; TO AMEND SECTIONS 4-12-30, AS AMENDED, AND 4-29-67, AS AMENDED, BOTH RELATING TO A PROJECT PAYING A FEE IN LIEU OF PROPERTY TAXES, SO AS TO DEFINE "REPLACEMENT PROPERTY" AS REPLACING THE OLDEST PROPERTY IN THE PROJECT SUBJECT TO THE FEE; TO AMEND SECTION 4-29-68, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO A PROJECT PAYING A FEE IN LIEU OF PROPERTY TAXES, SO AS TO ADD CERTAIN CROSS REFERENCES; TO AMEND SECTION 6-1-320, RELATING TO LIMITATIONS ON MILLAGE RATE INCREASES, SO AS TO REFERENCE THE CALENDAR YEAR INSTEAD OF THE FISCAL YEAR AND TO PROVIDE FOR COMPUTATION OF THE ROLLBACK MILLAGE; TO AMEND SECTION 11-1-10, RELATING TO OFFICIAL RECEIPTS FOR MONIES COLLECTED, SO AS TO LIMIT RELEASE OF DOCUMENTS BY THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE; TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-50, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PROVISIONS OF THE INTERNAL REVENUE CODE NOT ADOPTED BY THE STATE, SO AS TO ADOPT SECTION 6015; TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-3360, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO JOB TAX CREDIT, SO AS TO DESCRIBE SPECIFICALLY THE DATA USED TO RANK AND DESIGNATE THE STATE'S COUNTIES AS THE AVAILABLE PER CAPITA INCOME DATA AND UNEMPLOYMENT RATE DATA FROM THE LAST THREE YEARS AND THE DATA USED FOR DETERMINATION OF THE PER CAPITA INCOME OF A COUNTY AS THE LATEST AVAILABLE DATA AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE PASS THROUGH OF THE UNUSED CREDIT TO MEMBERS OF CERTAIN ENTITIES CLAIMING THE CREDIT; TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-4910, RELATING TO THOSE TAXPAYERS REQUIRED TO FILE INCOME TAX RETURNS, SO AS TO REFERENCE THE DEDUCTION FOR RETIREMENT INCOME; TO AMEND SECTIONS 12-6-5060, 12-6-5065, 12-6-5070, AND 12-6-5080, ALL RELATING TO DESIGNATIONS ON THE TAX RETURNS FOR VOLUNTARY CONTRIBUTIONS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE IS NOT SUBJECT TO THE PROVISIONS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA SOLICITATION OF CHARITABLE FUNDS ACT; TO AMEND SECTION 12-21-2550, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO FAILURE TO MAKE A CORRECT TAX RETURN OR TO FILE A RETURN, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE TO ESTIMATE THE TAX LIABILITY AND ISSUE A PROPOSED ASSESSMENT; TO AMEND SECTION 12-36-2120, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO SALES AND USE TAX EXEMPTIONS, SO AS TO INCLUDE PROCEEDS FROM THE SALE OF LIQUEFIED PETROLEUM GAS; TO AMEND SECTION 12-37-251, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE HOMESTEAD EXEMPTION FROM PROPERTY TAX, SO AS TO DELETE REFERENCE TO CALCULATION OF ROLLBACK MILLAGE; TO AMEND SECTION 12-54-55, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO INTEREST ON UNDERPAYMENT OF ESTIMATED TAX, SO AS TO DELETE LANGUAGE MAKING THE PENALTY INTEREST THE EXCLUSIVE REMEDY; TO AMEND SECTION 12-54-240, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PROHIBITION OF THE DISCLOSURE OF RECORDS FILED WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE, SO AS TO ALLOW THE DISCLOSURE OF NAMES AND ADDRESSES TO THE STATE RETIREMENT SYSTEM IN CONNECTION WITH INACTIVE ACCOUNTS; TO AMEND SECTION 12-56-20, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS FOR PURPOSES OF THE SETOFF DEBT COLLECTION ACT, SO AS TO ADD THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AS A CLAIMANT AGENCY AND TO CHANGE "INDIVIDUAL" TO "PERSON"; AND TO REPEAL SECTIONS 12-6-5590 RELATING TO REVISION OF THE ASSESSED TAX, 12-54-35 RELATING TO SPOUSAL LIABILITY FOR TAX, AND 12-54-40 RELATING TO PENALTIES IN CONNECTION WITH COLLECTION AND ENFORCEMENT OF TAXES.
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Returned by Senate With Amendment

H. 3836 -- Rep. Robinson: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 4-10-65, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO UNIDENTIFIED LOCAL OPTION SALES TAX REVENUES, SO AS TO MAKE TECHNICAL CHANGES; TO AMEND SECTION 4-10-330, RELATING TO LOCAL CAPITAL PROJECT SALES TAX, SO AS TO CHANGE THE REFERENDUM CERTIFICATION DATE FROM DECEMBER THIRTY-FIRST TO NOVEMBER THIRTIETH; TO AMEND SECTION 4-10-350, RELATING TO THE ADMINISTRATION AND COLLECTION OF LOCAL SALES TAX, SO AS TO DELETE REFERENCES TO MUNICIPALITIES; TO AMEND SECTION 4-10-360, RELATING TO LOCAL SALES TAX REVENUES AND MISALLOCATIONS, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR PROSPECTIVE CORRECTION OF A MISALLOCATION RESULTING FROM A LOCAL CODE ERROR; TO AMEND ARTICLE 3, CHAPTER 10, TITLE 4, RELATING TO LOCAL SALES TAX, BY ADDING SECTION 4-10-380 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR DISTRIBUTION OF UNIDENTIFIED LOCAL OPTION CAPITAL PROJECT SALES TAX; TO AMEND SECTION 4-37-30, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO FINANCING OF LOCAL TRANSPORTATION FACILITIES, SO AS TO CHANGE THE REFERENDUM CERTIFICATION DATE FROM SIXTY DAYS OF THE REFERENDUM TO NOVEMBER THIRTIETH AND TO PROVIDE FOR IMPOSITION OF THE TAX ON MAY FIRST FOLLOWING, INSTEAD OF ONE HUNDRED EIGHTY DAYS AFTER, THE REFERENDUM, AND TO PROVIDE FOR PROSPECTIVE CORRECTION OF MISALLOCATED REVENUES RESULTING FROM LOCAL CODE ERRORS; TO AMEND CHAPTER 37, TITLE 4, RELATING TO LOCAL SALES AND USE TAXES FOR FINANCING TRANSPORTATION FACILITIES, BY ADDING SECTION 4-37-50 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR DISTRIBUTION OF UNIDENTIFIED REVENUE; TO AMEND ACT 588 OF 1994, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE CHEROKEE COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT 1 SCHOOL BOND-PROPERTY RELIEF ACT, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR PROSPECTIVE CORRECTION OF A MISALLOCATION OF REVENUES RESULTING FROM A LOCAL CODE ERROR AND FOR DISTRIBUTION OF UNIDENTIFIED LOCAL OPTION SCHOOL DISTRICT TAX REVENUE; TO AMEND SECTION 12-4-580, RELATING TO AUTHORITY OF THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE TO COLLECT OUTSTANDING LIABILITIES OWED A GOVERNMENTAL ENTITY, SO AS TO ALLOW THE DEPARTMENT TO CHARGE, RETAIN, EXPEND, AND CARRY OVER FEES FOR COLLECTION; AND TO AMEND SECTION 12-54-240, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DISCLOSURE OF RECORDS, REPORTS, AND RETURNS BY DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE EMPLOYEES, SO AS TO ALLOW DISCLOSURE OF THE FILING OF A LIEN OR ISSUANCE OF A NOTICE OF LEVY FOR UNCOLLECTED TAXES; TO AMEND TITLE 6, RELATING TO LOCAL GOVERNMENT, BY ADDING CHAPTER 33 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE ISSUANCE OF INDEBTEDNESS BY COUNTIES IN CONNECTION WITH REDEVELOPMENT PROJECTS AND PAYMENT OF THE INDEBTEDNESS FROM added INCREMENTS OF TAX REVENUE; TO AMEND TITLE 12, RELATING TO TAXATION, BY ADDING SECTION 12-37-223 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR LIMITATION OF THE INCREASE IN PROPERTY VALUATION BY REASON OF REASSESSMENT AND EQUALIZATION TO FIFTEEN PERCENT, TO ALLOW FOR RETROACTIVE EFFECT, BUT TO PROHIBIT A REFUND RESULTING FROM RETROACTIVE APPLICATION; TO AMEND SECTION 12-43-217, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO REASSESSMENT AND EQUALIZATION, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE POSTPONEMENT BY NOT MORE THAN ONE YEAR OF THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE REVISED VALUATIONS; TO AMEND SECTION 6-1-530 AND SECTION 6-1-730, RELATING TO REVENUE GENERATED BY THE LOCAL ACCOMMODATIONS TAX AND THE HOSPITALITY TAX, RESPECTIVELY, SO AS TO REQUIRE THAT THEIR USE FOR CULTURAL, RECREATIONAL, AND HISTORIC FACILITIES BE TOURISM-RELATED; TO AMEND SECTION 12-20-105, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO TAX CREDITS AGAINST CORPORATE LICENSE TAX, SO AS TO INCLUDE AS AN INFRASTRUCTURE IMPROVEMENT A SHELL BUILDING AND LAND OWNED BY A POLITICAL SUBDIVISION FOR PURPOSES OF ATTRACTING BUSINESS OR INDUSTRY; TO AMEND SECTION 12-36-2120, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO EXEMPTION FROM THE STATE SALES TAX, SO AS TO INCLUDE ATTIRE REQUIRED IN CERTAIN CLEAN ROOM ENVIRONMENTS; TO AMEND SECTION 12-37-930, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DEPRECIATION ALLOWANCES FOR MANUFACTURER'S MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT, SO AS TO INCLUDE SEMICONDUCTORS, CERTAIN COMPUTER AND COMPUTER PERIPHERAL DISPLAYS, AND TELECOMMUNICATION DEVICES AND CERTAIN CLEAN ROOM MODULES AND ASSOCIATED SYSTEMS; TO AMEND TITLE 12, RELATING TO TAXATION, BY ADDING SECTION 12-10-81 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR A JOB DEVELOPMENT TAX CREDIT, BEGINNING IN TAXABLE YEARS BEGINNING AFTER 1998 AND AVAILABLE ON JULY 1, 2000, AGAINST WITHHOLDING TAX FOR A TIRE MANUFACTURER WHICH COMMITS TO A SPECIFIED INVESTMENT AND JOB CREATION LEVEL PURSUANT TO A REVITALIZATION AGREEMENT, INCLUDING PROVISIONS FOR REPORTING, CALCULATING, AND CLAIMING THE CREDIT, AND SPECIFYING QUALIFYING EXPENDITURES; TO AMEND SECTION 31-6-30, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS FOR PURPOSES OF TAX INCREMENT FINANCING FOR REDEVELOPMENT PROJECTS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A REDEVELOPMENT PROJECT BE PUBLICLY OWNED AND THAT A TAXING DISTRICT INCLUDE CERTAIN SCHOOL DISTRICTS; TO AMEND SECTION 31-6-80, RELATING TO APPROVAL AND ADOPTION OF A REDEVELOPMENT PLAN, SO AS TO ALLOW THE ISSUANCE OF OBLIGATIONS TO FINANCE THE PROJECT TO THE EXTENT EACH AFFECTED TAX DISTRICT CONSENTS TO THE PLAN; TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-3360, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE JOB TAX CREDIT AGAINST STATE INCOME TAX, SO AS TO INCLUDE IN THE DEFINITION OF "NEW JOB" A REINSTATED JOB AT A FACILITY REBUILT AFTER INVOLUNTARY CONVERSION RESULTING FROM THE EXERCISE OF EMINENT DOMAIN; TO AMEND SECTION 12-10-30, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS FOR PURPOSES OF THE ENTERPRISE ZONE ACT OF 1995, SO AS TO INCLUDE THE NEW DEFINITION OF "NEW JOB"; TO AMEND SECTION 12-10-35, RELATING TO MORATORIUM ON STATE INCOME TAXES FOR JOB CREATION IN CERTAIN COUNTIES TO MAKE TECHNICAL CHANGES AND TO APPLY THE REPEAL OF ACT 419 OF 1998; AND TO PROVIDE FOR TIMES EFFECTIVE, SPECIFICALLY THAT A NUMBER OF THE PROVISIONS ARE EFFECTIVE FOR TAXABLE YEARS BEGINNING AFTER 1998.
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Ratified

H. 3837 -- Reps. Cato, Allen, Allison, Altman, Askins, Bailey, Bales, Barfield, Barrett, Battle, Beck, Bowers, Breeland, G. Brown, H. Brown, J. Brown, T. Brown, Campsen, Canty, Carnell, Chellis, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Easterday, Edge, Emory, Fleming, Gamble, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Hamilton, Harrell, Harris, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hawkins, Hayes, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Howard, Inabinett, Jennings, Keegan, Kelley, Kennedy, Kirsh, Klauber, Knotts, Koon, Lanford, Law, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, Maddox, Martin, Mason, McCraw, McGee, McKay, M. McLeod, W. McLeod, McMahand, Meacham, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Parks, Phillips, Pinckney, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Riser, Robinson, Rodgers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scott, Seithel, Sharpe, Sheheen, Simrill, D. Smith, F. Smith, J. Smith, R. Smith, Stille, Stuart, Taylor, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Vaughn, Walker, Webb, Whatley, Whipper, Wilder, Wilkes, Wilkins, Witherspoon, Woodrum and Young-Brickell: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION RECOGNIZING AND SALUTING LINDA M. FRANKLIN, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA TRIAL LAWYERS ASSOCIATION, FOR HER DEDICATED HARD WORK WITH THAT ASSOCIATION AND FOR HER HUMANITARIAN SPIRIT, AND COMMENDING HER FOR HER EFFORTS AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS IN MAKING THE PALMETTO STATE SAFE FOR FAMILIES.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3838 -- Rep. Webb: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE HEARTY CONGRATULATIONS OF THE MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO THE LIONS OF DANIEL HIGH SCHOOL IN CENTRAL, SOUTH CAROLINA, ON WINNING THE 1998 CLASS AAA STATE FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3839 -- Rep. Walker: A HOUSE RESOLUTION EXTENDING THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO A DELEGATION OF STUDENTS, PARENTS, AND OFFICIALS FROM O.P. EARLE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL IN LANDRUM, SOUTH CAROLINA, AT A DATE AND TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF BEING RECOGNIZED AND HONORED BY THE MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3840 -- Rep. Walker: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND CONGRATULATE O. P. EARLE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL IN LANDRUM, SOUTH CAROLINA, FOR ITS EXTREMELY SUCCESSFUL EFFORTS IN EDUCATING ITS STUDENTS WHICH HAVE RESULTED IN THE SCHOOL BEING SINGLED OUT WITH AWARDS AND ACCOLADES BY THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AND THE INTERNATIONAL READING ASSOCIATION.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3841 -- Reps. Harvin and M. McLeod: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION SALUTING THE CLARENDON COUNTY STRIPED BASS FESTIVAL ON THE OCCASION OF THE FESTIVAL'S TWENTIETH ANNIVERSARY (TO BE HELD THIS YEAR FROM APRIL 9-18, 1999), AND WISHING MANY MORE YEARS OF SUCCESS TO THE FESTIVAL ORGANIZERS AND GOOD CITIZENS OF CLARENDON COUNTY.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3842 -- Rep. Webb: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE CONGRATULATIONS OF THE MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA TO THE CLEMSON UNIVERSITY "LADY TIGERS" WOMEN'S BASKETBALL TEAM FOR THEIR MANY ACCOMPLISHMENTS DURING THE STELLAR 1998-99 SEASON, AND FOR MAKING CLEMSON UNIVERSITY WOMEN'S BASKETBALL HISTORY BY ENDING THE SEASON AS THE HIGHEST RANKED TEAM IN THE SCHOOL'S HISTORY WITH A #10 RANKING IN THE FINAL ASSOCIATED PRESS POLL, AND A # 13 RANKING IN THE FINAL USA TODAY POLL, TO RECOGNIZE HEAD COACH JIM DAVIS AND HIS STAFF FOR THE EXCEPTIONAL SEASON, AND TO SPECIFICALLY RECOGNIZE THE TEAM'S SENIOR CLASS AS THESE FOUR LADIES COMPRISE THE WINNINGEST CLASS IN CLEMSON UNIVERSITY WOMEN'S BASKETBALL HISTORY.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3843 -- Rep. Webb: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE COMPETITIVE CHEER SQUAD, COACHES, SUPPORT PERSONNEL, AND OFFICIALS OF DANIEL HIGH SCHOOL OF CENTRAL, SOUTH CAROLINA, ON WEDNESDAY, APRIL 14, 1999, AT A TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER FOR THE PURPOSE OF BEING RECOGNIZED AND CONGRATULATED ON WINNING THE 1998 CLASS AAA STATE COMPETITION.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3744 -- Reps. Rutherford, Canty, Breeland, Maddox, Knotts, Clyburn, Allen, Whipper and Harvin: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 9-11-60, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO RETIREMENT AGE AND RETIREMENT ALLOWANCES UNDER THE SOUTH CAROLINA POLICE OFFICERS RETIREMENT SYSTEM, SO AS TO DELETE OBSOLETE PROVISIONS AND OVER FIVE FISCAL YEARS REDUCE FROM TWENTY-FIVE TO TWENTY YEARS THE REQUIRED CREDITED SERVICE OF A MEMBER OF SUCH SYSTEM TO ELECT SERVICE RETIREMENT AT ANY AGE, TO REQUIRE THE STATE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD TO INCREASE EMPLOYER OR EMPLOYEE CONTRIBUTIONS, OR BOTH, TO PAY THE ACTUARIAL COST OF THE EARLY RETIREMENT, AND TO REPEAL SECTION 9-11-70, RELATING TO ALL OBSOLETE RETIREMENT PROVISIONS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3745 -- Reps. Campsen, Altman, Barrett, Barfield, Cato, Cooper, Davenport, Delleney, Easterday, Edge, Emory, Gilham, Govan, Hamilton, Harrison, Haskins, Inabinett, Kelley, Leach, Littlejohn, Loftis, McCraw, McMahand, J.H. Neal, Phillips, Pinckney, Sandifer, Sharpe, Simrill, J. Smith, Stille, Tripp, Vaughn, Wilkins, Witherspoon, Lourie and Knotts: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 1, TITLE 20, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO MARRIAGE, BY ADDING ARTICLE 7 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE "SOUTH CAROLINA FAMILY RESPECT ACT", TO PROVIDE THE LANGUAGE OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA FAMILY RESPECT PAMPHLET, AND TO PROVIDE TO WHOM THE PAMPHLET SHALL BE DISTRIBUTED; TO AMEND CHAPTER 3, TITLE 53, RELATING TO THE CELEBRATION OF SPECIAL DAYS, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR A FAMILY RESPECT DAY AND TO PROVIDE THE DAY IS OBSERVED IN THE PUBLIC HIGH SCHOOLS; TO AMEND SECTION 20-1-240, RELATING TO INFORMATION GIVEN TO MARRIAGE APPLICANTS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THE SOUTH CAROLINA FAMILY RESPECT PAMPHLET IS DISTRIBUTED TO APPLICANTS; TO AMEND SECTION 44-63-80, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF CERTIFIED COPIES OF BIRTH CERTIFICATES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THE FAMILY RESPECT PAMPHLET IS INCLUDED WITH EACH CERTIFIED COPY OF THE BIRTH CERTIFICATE; AND TO AMEND SECTION 44-122-40, RELATING TO THE OPERATION OF COUNTY FUNDED ADOLESCENT PREGNANCY PREVENTION INITIATIVES, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE DISTRIBUTION AND DISCUSSION OF THE FAMILY RESPECT PAMPHLET WITH ADOLESCENTS INVOLVED IN THE INITIATIVES.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3846 -- Reps. McGee and McKay: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO DECLARE THE MONTH OF JUNE OF EACH YEAR AS OBESITY AWARENESS MONTH IN SOUTH CAROLINA.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3847 -- Reps. Harris and Jennings: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE B. C. MOORE AND SONS, INC. OF CHERAW FOR MORE THAN SEVENTY-FIVE YEARS OF EXCELLENCE IN RETAIL BUSINESS AS ONE OF THE LARGEST PRIVATELY OWNED DEPARTMENT STORE CHAINS IN THE SOUTHEAST AND FOR ITS GENEROUS CORPORATE SUPPORT OF CHESTERFIELD COUNTY AND THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3848 -- Rep. Webb: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE CONGRATULATIONS OF THE MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA TO THE DANIEL HIGH SCHOOL COMPETITIVE CHEER SQUAD OF CENTRAL, SOUTH CAROLINA, ON WINNING THE 1998 STATE CLASS AAA COMPETITION AND BEING NAMED STATE CHAMPIONS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3849 -- Rep. F. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 23-13-10, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE SHERIFF FOR ACTS OF THE DEPUTY, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A DEPUTY MAY BE SUED IN HIS INDIVIDUAL CAPACITY FOR CONDUCT OR NEGLECT OF DUTY WHICH VIOLATES CLEARLY ESTABLISHED STATUTORY OR CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3850 -- Rep. McKay: A BILL TO AMEND ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 54, TITLE 12, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE UNIFORM COLLECTION AND ENFORCEMENT OF LEVIED AND ASSESSED TAXES BY ADDING SECTION 12-54-67, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR ELECTION OF QUARTERLY INSTALLMENT PAYMENTS OF AD VALOREM TAXES ON REAL PROPERTY, SECTION 12-54-68, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR CERTAIN COUNTY TREASURERS TO DESIGNATE AND ATTEND SAFE AND CONVENIENT PLACES FOR COLLECTING TAXES, AND SECTION 12-54-69 TO PROVIDE FOR THE MEDIA OF PAYMENT ACCEPTABLE FOR PAYMENT OF TAXES; TO AMEND SECTION 4-1-170, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO JOINT DEVELOPMENT OF AN INDUSTRIAL OR A BUSINESS PARK BY COUNTIES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE PROPERTY ASSOCIATED WITH AN INDUSTRIAL OR A BUSINESS PARK IS EXEMPT FROM AD VALOREM TAXATION EXCEPT THAT THE OWNERS SHALL PAY A FEE IN LIEU OF PROPERTY TAX OR AN AMOUNT EQUIVALENT TO THE PROPERTY TAX; TO AMEND SECTION 12-37-220, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO GENERAL EXEMPTIONS FROM AD VALOREM TAXATION, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR LIMITED EXEMPTION BY ORDINANCE FROM MUNICIPAL AD VALOREM TAXATION OF CERTAIN NEW MANUFACTURING ESTABLISHMENTS AND ADDITIONS TO EXISTING MANUFACTURING ESTABLISHMENTS; AND TO REPEAL SECTIONS 12-4-755 AND 12-4-770, BOTH RELATING TO APPEALS OF PROPERTY TAX DETERMINATIONS, AND SECTIONS 12-45-75, 12-45-80, AND 12-45-90, ALL RELATING TO THE COLLECTION BY THE COUNTY OF AD VALOREM TAXES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3851 -- Rep. McKay: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-39-250, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO CORRECTION OF ASSESSMENTS AND OTHER ERRORS AND ADJUSTMENTS IN VALUATION AND ASSESSMENT FOR FIRE DAMAGE IN CONNECTION WITH TAXATION OF PROPERTY, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR ADJUSTMENT OF VALUATION AND ASSESSMENT OF REAL PROPERTY DAMAGED, NOT JUST BY FIRE, BUT BY ANY FORCE MAJEURE; AND TO AMEND SECTION 12-45-180, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PENALTIES ON AND COLLECTION OF DELINQUENT TAXES, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR PENALTIES FOR FAILURE TO PAY TAX REQUIRED AS SHOWN ON A RETURN INCLUDING CHANGES IN EXISTING TIME DEADLINES, COMPUTATION OF PENALTY INTEREST ON THE TAXES OWED PLUS PENALTY PREVIOUSLY IMPOSED, AND ADDITION OF THESE PENALTIES TO INTEREST DUE ON LATE TAXES AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 12-54-25.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee

H. 3852 -- Rep. McKay: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-43-220, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO CLASSIFICATION AND THE APPLICABLE ASSESSMENT RATIO OF PROPERTY FOR PURPOSES OF THE PROPERTY TAX, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT OWNER-OCCUPIED RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY RECEIVING THE FOUR PERCENT ASSESSMENT RATIO RETAINS THAT ASSESSMENT RATIO, THE RESIDENTIAL EXEMPTION FROM SCHOOL OPERATING MILLAGE, AND THE HOMESTEAD EXEMPTION, IF APPLICABLE, FOR THE ENTIRE YEAR IN WHICH THE OWNERSHIP OR USE OF SUCH PROPERTY CHANGES AND TO MAKE CONFORMING AMENDMENTS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3853 -- Rep. McKay: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-37-735, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PRORATION OF TAXES UPON THE TRANSFER OF PERSONAL PROPERTY REQUIRED TO BE TITLED BY A STATE OR FEDERAL AGENCY SO AS TO LIMIT ITS APPLICATION TO WATERCRAFT AND AIRCRAFT TITLED, REGISTERED, OR LICENSED BY AN AGENCY AND TO PROVIDE FOR FILING OF A PRORATION FORM AND FOR DETERMINING APPROPRIATE MILLAGE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3854 -- Reps. Cooper, Sharpe, Cato, Meacham, Trotter and Vaughn: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO ESTABLISH AN AMERICAN INDIAN HISTORY MONUMENT TO BE ERECTED ON THE STATE HOUSE GROUNDS, TO CREATE A COMMISSION TO SELECT THE DESIGN AND LOCATION OF THE MONUMENT, TO PROVIDE FOR ITS MEMBERSHIP, AND TO PROVIDE THE DISSOLUTION OF THE COMMISSION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3855 -- Rep. Bailey: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 22, TITLE 40, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERS AND LAND SURVEYORS, SO AS TO CONFORM THIS CHAPTER TO THE STATUTORY ORGANIZATIONAL FRAMEWORK OF TITLE 40, CHAPTER 1 FOR BOARDS UNDER THE ADMINISTRATION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING AND REGULATION AND TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THE LICENSURE AND REGULATION OF ENGINEERS AND LAND SURVEYORS INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, AUTHORIZING THE BOARD TO REGULATE CROSS-BORDER ENGINEERING.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3856 -- Reps. Hayes and M. Hines: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO PROVIDE FOR THE LEVY OF TAXES FOR SCHOOL PURPOSES IN DILLON COUNTY FOR THE FISCAL YEAR BEGINNING JULY 1, 1999, AND ENDING JUNE 30, 2000.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Ratified

H. 3857 -- Reps. Seithel, Harrison, Jennings, Simrill, Allen, Allison, Barrett, Battle, Beck, Cato, Chellis, Davenport, Gilham, Harris, Hayes, Keegan, Knotts, Leach, Lourie, Lucas, Maddox, Mason, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, Rice, Sandifer, F. Smith, J. Smith, Stille, Stuart, Vaughn, Walker, Whatley and Young-Brickell: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 20-7-8505, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE CONFIDENTIALITY OF JUVENILE RECORDS AND EXCEPTIONS TO THAT CONFIDENTIALITY MADE FOR CERTAIN OFFENSES TO REPORT THE STUDENT AND THE ADJUDICATION TO THE PRINCIPAL OF THE SCHOOL THE STUDENT ATTENDED OR ATTENDS, SO AS TO ADD THE OFFENSE OF TORTURING OR KILLING AN ANIMAL AS ONE TO BE REPORTED TO THE SCHOOL ADMINISTRATION; TO AMEND SECTION 47-1-40, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO ILL-TREATMENT OF ANIMALS, SO AS TO MAKE CERTAIN MISDEMEANOR OFFENSES FELONIES AND TO PROVIDE THAT A MINOR CONVICTED OF OR ADJUDICATED DELINQUENT FOR THE OFFENSE OF TORTURING OR KILLING AN ANIMAL SHALL BE ORDERED TO UNDERGO A PSYCHOLOGICAL EVALUATION BY THE JUDGE; TO AMEND SECTION 59-63-370, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE NOTIFICATION OF THE SENIOR ADMINISTRATOR AT A STUDENT'S SCHOOL WHEN THE STUDENT IS CONVICTED OF OR ADJUDICATED DELINQUENT FOR CERTAIN OFFENSES, SO AS TO ADD THE OFFENSE OF TORTURING OR KILLING AN ANIMAL AS AN OFFENSE FOR WHICH TO NOTIFY THE SENIOR ADMINISTRATOR OF THE SCHOOL WHERE THE STUDENT IS ENROLLED.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3858 -- Reps. Battle and M. Hines: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 4-9-82, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE TRANSFER OF THE ASSETS, PROPERTIES, AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF A PUBLIC SERVICE DISTRICT FOR THE DELIVERY OF CLINICAL MEDICAL SERVICES TO ANOTHER POLITICAL SUBDIVISION OR AN APPROPRIATE HEALTH CARE PROVIDER LOCATED WITHIN THE DISTRICT, SO AS TO DELETE THE REQUIREMENT THAT THE SERVICES MUST BE CLINICAL AND THAT THE TRANSFER MUST BE TO ANOTHER POLITICAL SUBDIVISION OR AN APPROPRIATE HEALTH CARE PROVIDER IN THE DISTRICT, LIMIT THE APPLICATION OF THIS SECTION TO A HOSPITAL PUBLIC SERVICE DISTRICT, PROVIDE THAT THE REFERENDUM REQUIREMENT IS NOT NECESSARY FOR A TRANSFER TO CERTAIN ENTITIES, AND PROVIDE THAT THE DISTRICT MAY BE DISSOLVED UPON THE COMPLETION OF THE TRANSFER AND ASSUMPTION OF THE RESPONSIBILITIES AND OBLIGATIONS OF THE DISTRICT.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Amended
Debate Adjourned
Point of Order
Ratified

H. 3859 -- Rep. Emory: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND CONGRATULATE THE REVEREND GEORGE WILLIAMS, JR., AND THE CHURCH HE PASTORS, THE DELIVERANCE WORD OF FAITH CHURCH OF LANCASTER, SOUTH CAROLINA, ON THE OCCASION OF ITS INSTALLATION-APPRECIATION CELEBRATION WHICH WILL TAKE PLACE ON SUNDAY, APRIL 11, 1999.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3860 -- Reps. Knotts, Davenport, Littlejohn and Stille: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION MEMORIALIZING CONGRESS TO PASS LEGISLATION TO STRENGTHEN THE OVERSIGHT POWER AND THE AUTHORITY OF THE POSTAL RATE COMMISSION, PARTICULARLY WITH RESPECT TO THE UNITED STATES POSTAL SERVICE, AND DIRECTING THE SOUTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE TO UNDERTAKE AN ANALYSIS TO QUANTIFY THE IMPACT OF LOST TAXES AND FEES NOT BEING COLLECTED BY SOUTH CAROLINA STATE AND LOCAL AGENCIES BECAUSE OF THE POSTAL SERVICE'S SPECIAL STATUS AND TO REPORT THE FINDINGS OF THIS ANALYSIS TO THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY ANNUALLY.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor removed
Debate Adjourned
Adopted

H. 3861 -- Rep. R. Smith: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE NAVY JUNIOR ROTC DRILL TEAM OF SILVER BLUFF HIGH SCHOOL, THEIR DRILL TEAM INSTRUCTORS, AND SCHOOL OFFICIALS ON APRIL 28, 1999, AT A TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER FOR THE PURPOSE OF BEING RECOGNIZED FOR BEING NAMED THE "SOUTH CAROLINA NAVY JUNIOR ROTC STATE CHAMPION".
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3862 -- Reps. Hayes and Rutherford: A BILL TO AMEND SECTIONS 20-1-220 AND 20-1-230, BOTH AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO APPLICATIONS FOR AND ISSUANCE OF MARRIAGE LICENSES, SO AS TO DELETE THE PROVISION REQUIRING A WAITING PERIOD OF TWENTY-FOUR HOURS BETWEEN THE RECEIPT OF THE APPLICATION AND THE ISSUANCE OF THE LICENSE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3863 -- Reps. Campsen, Altman, Barrett, Beck, Davenport, Delleney, Easterday, Gilham, Hamilton, Haskins, Klauber, Leach, Loftis, Mason, Rice, Robinson, Sharpe, Simrill, R. Smith, Taylor and Vaughn: A BILL TO AMEND ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 3, TITLE 16, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO OFFENSES AGAINST A PERSON, BY ADDING SECTION 16-3-90, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT FOR PURPOSES OF ALL OFFENSES ARISING OUT OF THE UNLAWFUL KILLING OR BATTERY OF ANY PERSON, THE TERM "PERSON" INCLUDES AN UNBORN CHILD AT EVERY STAGE OF GESTATION IN UTERO FROM CONCEPTION UNTIL LIVE BIRTH, AND TO PROVIDE FOR EXCLUSIONS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3864 -- Reps. Witherspoon, Delleney and Barfield: A BILL TO AMEND TITLE 50, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO FISH, GAME, AND WILDLIFE, BY ADDING CHAPTER 14 SO AS TO ENACT THE "SOUTH CAROLINA ALLIGATOR FARMING ACT OF 1999"; TO DEFINE "ALLIGATOR FARM", "ALLIGATOR FARMER", "ALLIGATOR PART", "ALLIGATOR PARTS DEALER", "DIRECTOR", "DEPARTMENT", AND "TRANSPORT"; TO PROVIDE FOR ENGAGING IN THE BUSINESS OF PROPAGATING ALLIGATORS; TO PROVIDE FOR ALLIGATOR FARMING LICENSING AND FEES; TO PROVIDE FOR MARKETING, TAKING, TAGGING, AND TRANSPORTATION OF ALLIGATOR CARCASSES AND SKINS IN ACCORDANCE WITH REGULATIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES; TO REQUIRE AND PROVIDE FOR PROPERTY RIGHTS IN CERTAIN ALLIGATORS AND PARTS THEREOF; TO PROVIDE FOR LICENSES AND FEES FOR ALLIGATOR PARTS DEALERS, RETAIL, AND RESTAURANTS; TO PROVIDE FOR ALLIGATOR PARTS TRANSACTION FORMS, BILLS OF SALE, AND RETENTION OR INSPECTION OF RECORDS OR BILLS OF SALE RELATING TO ALLIGATOR TRANSACTIONS; TO PROVIDE FOR ALLIGATOR PARTS TAGS; TO PROVIDE FOR TAGGING AND SHIPMENT OF ALLIGATOR SKINS; TO PROVIDE FOR A SEVERANCE TAX ON ALLIGATOR SKINS; TO PROHIBIT THE TAKING OR POSSESSION OF ALLIGATORS OR THEIR EGGS, SKINS, OR PARTS, EXCEPT AS PROVIDED HEREIN; TO PROVIDE FOR THE REVOCATION OF LICENSES ISSUED UNDER THIS CHAPTER UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES; TO PROVIDE FOR CONFISCATION OF CERTAIN ALLIGATOR SKINS; TO PROVIDE FOR THE DISBURSEMENT OF LICENSE FEES AND TAXES; TO PROVIDE FOR THE EFFECT UPON LICENSES ISSUED UNDER THIS CHAPTER IN THE EVENT THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT PLACES ALLIGATORS IN AN ENDANGERED SPECIES STATUS; TO PROVIDE FOR PENALTIES AND FORFEITURES FOR THE VIOLATION OF THIS CHAPTER AND REGULATIONS PROMULGATED UNDER IT; AND TO PROVIDE FOR EXEMPTIONS FROM CERTAIN PENALTIES FOR PERSONS TAKING, POSSESSING, STORING, TRANSPORTING, PROCESSING, SELLING, OFFERING FOR SALE, BUYING, OR SHIPPING OF AN AMERICAN ALLIGATOR (ALLIGATOR MISSISSIPPIENSIS) OR EGGS, PARTS, OR PRODUCTS OF AN ALLIGATOR RAISED BY AN ALLIGATOR FARMER ON AN ALLIGATOR FARM PURSUANT TO THIS CHAPTER.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3865 -- Reps. Cato, Mason, Cobb-Hunter, Knotts, Scott, Trotter, Cooper, Allison, Breeland, G. Brown, H. Brown, J. Brown, Davenport, Emory, Fleming, Harrison, Kelley, Kirsh, Klauber, Lanford, Lee, Littlejohn, Martin, M. McLeod, Meacham, Miller, Neilson, Rhoad, Riser, Robinson, Sandifer, Sharpe, R. Smith, Stille, Stuart, Townsend, Tripp, Walker, Whipper, Witherspoon, Simrill and Harvin: A BILL TO AMEND SECTIONS 34-26-300, 34-26-310, 34-26-500, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO FORMATION OF CREDIT UNIONS AND PERSONS WHO ARE ELIGIBLE TO BE MEMBERS THEREOF SO AS TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THOSE PERSONS WHO MAY FORM A CREDIT UNION AND WHO MAY BE MEMBERS OF A CREDIT UNION; AND TO AMEND SECTION 34-26-860, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO LOANS MADE BY CREDIT UNIONS SECURED BY REAL ESTATE SO AS TO ADD VACATION HOMES TO THE AUTHORIZED LIST OF HOMES ON WHICH SECURED LOANS MAY BE MADE.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Ratified

H. 3866 -- Rep. W. McLeod: A BILL TO AMEND SECTIONS 9-1-1510 AND 9-1-1550, BOTH AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO SERVICE RETIREMENT UNDER THE SOUTH CAROLINA RETIREMENT SYSTEM, SO AS TO REDUCE FROM THIRTY TO TWENTY-FIVE THE YEARS OF CREDITABLE SERVICE TO RETIRE AT ANY AGE WITHOUT PENALTY; TO REQUIRE THE STATE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD TO INCREASE BOTH EMPLOYER AND EMPLOYEE CONTRIBUTIONS IN AN AMOUNT SUFFICIENT TO OFFSET THE INCREASED ACTUARIAL COST OF THESE PROVISIONS WITH NOT LESS THAN SEVENTEEN PERCENT OF THE TOTAL INCREASE TO BE PAID BY EMPLOYERS; AND TO REPEAL SECTIONS 9-1-1515 AND 9-1-1850, RELATING TO OTHER EARLY RETIREMENT PROVISIONS MADE OBSOLETE BY THIS ACT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3867 -- Reps. J. Brown, Scott, Gourdine, Inabinett, Lloyd, Parks and Breeland: A BILL TO AMEND TITLE 24 OF THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO CORRECTIONS, JAILS, PROBATIONS, PAROLES AND PARDONS, BY ADDING CHAPTER 2, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR AN INMATE HEALTH CARE OMBUDSMAN TO ENSURE PROPER HEALTH CARE SERVICE TO INMATES AND TO PROVIDE FOR A CITIZENS PRISON HEALTH CARE ADVISORY BOARD.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3868 -- Rep. D. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 4-9-156 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR AN ANNUAL AUDIT OF AN ENTITY AUTHORIZED TO LEVY PROPERTY TAXES, TO ESTABLISH STANDARDS FOR THE AUDIT, TO PROVIDE FOR JOINT AUDITS, AND TO REQUIRE PUBLIC ACCESS TO THE AUDIT REPORT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3869 -- Reps. J. Smith and Lourie: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 48-48-150 SO AS TO ESTABLISH THE LOW-LEVEL RADIOACTIVE WASTE ASSISTANCE FUND TO BE ADMINISTERED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL TO ASSIST SOUTH CAROLINA GENERATORS IN DEFRAYING THE COST OF STORING, TRANSPORTING, AND DISPOSING OF THIS WASTE; AND TO AMEND SECTION 48-48-140, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO TAXES IMPOSED ON LOW-LEVEL RADIOACTIVE WASTE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE TAX MUST BE IMPOSED ON EACH CURIE RATHER THAN ON EACH CUBIC FOOT, TO ESTABLISH THE TAX OF FOUR HUNDRED FIFTY DOLLARS PER CURIE, TO PROVIDE THAT ONE MILLION TWO HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS ANNUALLY, RATHER THAN SIX DOLLARS PER CUBIC FOOT, MUST BE CREDITED TO THE EDUCATION FINANCE ACT, TO ALLOCATE TWO MILLION FIVE HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS TO BARNWELL COUNTY, TO CREDIT FIVE PERCENT TO THE LOW-LEVEL RADIOACTIVE WASTE ASSISTANCE FUND, AND TO CREDIT NINETY-FIVE PERCENT TO THE CHILDREN'S EDUCATION ENDOWMENT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3870 -- Reps. J. Smith, Harrison, Altman, Bailey, Bales, Campsen, Dantzler, Davenport, Edge, Emory, Harvin, Hayes, Keegan, Kelley, Lloyd, Lourie, Mack, Martin, McGee, Ott, Sandifer, Sharpe and Stuart: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 25, TITLE 17, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO JUDGMENT AGAINST PERSONS CONVICTED OF CRIME, BY ADDING ARTICLE 5 SO AS TO ENACT THE "SOUTH CAROLINA NOTORIETY FOR PROFIT ACT" WHICH SHALL PROVIDE PROCEDURES FOR THE RECOVERY OF PROFITS OBTAINED OR GENERATED FROM THE COMMISSION OF A CRIME BY ELIGIBLE PERSONS OR BY THE STATE OFFICE OF VICTIM ASSISTANCE AND TO REPEAL SECTIONS 15-59-40 THROUGH 15-59-80, RELATING TO MONEYS PAID INTO COURT.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings

H. 3871 -- Reps. Sandifer, Beck, Cato, Easterday, Emory, Gilham, Hamilton, Haskins, Leach, Littlejohn, Martin, Mason, Meacham, Riser, Rodgers, Sharpe, R. Smith, Trotter, Vaughn, Webb and Wilkins: A BILL TO PROVIDE FOR A STATEWIDE REFERENDUM ON TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 1999, TO DETERMINE IF THE QUALIFIED ELECTORS OF THE STATE FAVOR KEEPING VIDEO POKER GAMBLING LEGAL AND TO MAKE VIDEO POKER GAMBLING ILLEGAL IF A MAJORITY "NO" VOTE IS CERTIFIED ON THAT QUESTION, TO IMPOSE A MACHINE LICENSE TAX SURCHARGE OF ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS A MACHINE TO DEFRAY THE EXPENSES OF THE REFERENDUM, AND TO ACCOMPLISH THE PURPOSE OF MAKING VIDEO POKER GAMBLING ILLEGAL UNDER THAT CIRCUMSTANCE BY AMENDING SECTIONS 12-21-2710, AS AMENDED, 12-21-2712, 12-21-2720, AS AMENDED, AND 12-21-2726, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO COIN-OPERATED MACHINES OR DEVICES, SO AS TO EXTEND THE PROHIBITION ON SLOT MACHINES AND OTHER MACHINES OR DEVICES PERTAINING TO GAMES OF CHANCE TO VIDEO GAMES WITH A FREE PLAY FEATURE OR ANY OTHER COIN-OPERATED MACHINE OR DEVICE USED FOR GAMBLING, TO EXTEND THE SEIZURE AND DESTRUCTION PROVISIONS APPLICABLE TO GAMES OF CHANCE TO THESE EXPANDED PROHIBITIONS, TO CONFORM EXISTING LICENSING REQUIREMENTS FOR COIN-OPERATED MACHINES AND DEVICES TO THESE EXPANDED PROHIBITIONS AND TO DELETE REFERENCES TO PROVISIONS OF LAW REPEALED BY THIS SECTION; TO AMEND SECTION 12-54-40, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO TAX CRIMES AND PENALTIES, SO AS TO DELETE THE OFFENSE OF OPERATING AN UNMETERED VIDEO GAME WITH A FREE PLAY FEATURE; TO AMEND SECTIONS 16-19-40 AND 16-19-50, RELATING TO THE OFFENSE OF GAMBLING, SO AS TO EXTEND THESE OFFENSES SPECIFICALLY TO PLAYING OR MAINTAINING ANY LICENSED COIN-OPERATED MACHINE OR DEVICE USED FOR GAMBLING PURPOSES; TO REPEAL SECTIONS 12-21-2703, 16-19-60, AND ARTICLE 20, CHAPTER 21 OF TITLE 12, RELATING RESPECTIVELY TO THE RETAIL LICENSE REQUIREMENT FOR A LOCATION WITH VIDEO GAMES WITH A FREE PLAY FEATURE, THE EXEMPTION OF VIDEO GAMES WITH A FREE PLAY FEATURE FROM THE GAMBLING OFFENSES, AND THE VIDEO GAMES MACHINES ACT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3872 -- Rep. Webb: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE HEARTY CONGRATULATIONS OF THE MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO THE LIONS OF DANIEL HIGH SCHOOL IN CENTRAL, SOUTH CAROLINA, ON WINNING THE 1998 CLASS AAA STATE BOYS CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3873 -- Reps. D. Smith, Robinson, Quinn, Kelley, Sharpe, McGee, Law, Edge, Harrison, Meacham, Allison, Altman, Bailey, Barrett, Beck, Campsen, Cato, Chellis, Clyburn, Cotty, Davenport, Delleney, Easterday, Hamilton, Haskins, Hinson, Jennings, Koon, Leach, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Loftis, Mason, Rice, Rodgers, Sandifer, Simrill, J. Smith, R. Smith, Vaughn, Walker, Woodrum and Young-Brickell: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 2-1-70 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT DURING ITS ANNUAL SESSION, EACH HOUSE OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY SHALL MEET ON TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY OF EACH WEEK IN STATEWIDE SESSION AND ON THURSDAY AND FRIDAY OF EACH WEEK IN LOCAL SESSION.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Request for Debate
Point of Order

H. 3874 -- Reps. D. Smith, Robinson, Quinn, Kelley, Harrison, Edge, Young-Brickell, Allen, Altman, Barrett, Campsen, Cato, Davenport, Delleney, Easterday, Fleming, Haskins, Hinson, Keegan, Koon, Law, Littlejohn, Mason, M. McLeod, Meacham, Rice, Sandifer, Simrill, R. Smith, Stille, Taylor, Vaughn, Walker and Woodrum: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 1-23-105 SO AS TO ESTABLISH THE REGULATIONS REVIEW PANEL WHICH SHALL DETERMINE THE NEED AND REASONABLENESS OF EACH REGULATION BEFORE THE REGULATION IS SUBMITTED TO THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY FOR REVIEW; TO AMEND SECTION 1-23-110, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PROCEDURES FOR PROMULGATING REGULATIONS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT CERTAIN FACTORS RELATING TO NEED AND REASONABLENESS OF REGULATIONS MAY BE REQUESTED BY THE REVIEW PANEL; TO AMEND SECTION 1-23-111, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PUBLIC HEARINGS ON REGULATIONS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A MEMBER OF THE REGULATIONS REVIEW PANEL SHALL PRESIDE AT ALL SUCH HEARINGS AND TO AUTHORIZE THE PANEL TO REQUEST ADDITIONAL INFORMATION TO DETERMINE NEED AND REASONABLENESS OF REGULATIONS; TO AMEND SECTION 1-23-120, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO GENERAL ASSEMBLY REVIEW OF REGULATIONS, SO AS TO REQUIRE AGENCIES TO SUBMIT THE REVIEW PANEL DETERMINATION REPORT ON THE NEED AND REASONABLENESS OF THE REGULATION WITH OTHER DOCUMENTS WHEN SUBMITTING FOR GENERAL ASSEMBLY REVIEW; TO ESTABLISH THE REGULATIONS REVIEW FUND TO BE ADMINISTERED BY THE REVIEW PANEL AND TO AUTHORIZE THE PANEL TO PROVIDE AWARDS UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES TO CITIZENS WHO RECOMMEND REVIEW OF REGULATIONS THAT ARE UNNECESSARY OR UNREASONABLE AND TO ABOLISH THE FUND AS OF JULY 1, 2000; AND TO REQUIRE AGENCIES TO SUBMIT ALL REGULATIONS IN EFFECT ON JULY 1, 1999, TO THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY FOR REVIEW BEFORE JULY 1, 2001, IN ORDER FOR THE REGULATION TO REMAIN IN EFFECT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3875 -- Reps. Robinson and H. Brown: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 11-11-440, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE PROHIBITION OF GENERAL TAX INCREASES OR NEW GENERAL TAXES IN THE ANNUAL GENERAL APPROPRIATIONS ACT OR IN SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATIONS ACTS, SO AS TO PROHIBIT IN SUCH ACTS ANY PERMANENT LAW PROVISIONS AFFECTING THE VARIOUS STATE RETIREMENT SYSTEMS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3876 -- Reps. J. Brown, Allen, Allison, Altman, Askins, Bailey, Bales, Barfield, Barrett, Battle, Beck, Bowers, Breeland, G. Brown, H. Brown, T. Brown, Campsen, Canty, Carnell, Cato, Chellis, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Easterday, Edge, Emory, Fleming, Gamble, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Hamilton, Harrell, Harris, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hawkins, Hayes, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Howard, Inabinett, Jennings, Keegan, Kelley, Kennedy, Kirsh, Klauber, Knotts, Koon, Lanford, Law, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, Maddox, Martin, Mason, McCraw, McGee, McKay, M. McLeod, W. McLeod, McMahand, Meacham, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Parks, Phillips, Pinckney, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Riser, Robinson, Rodgers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scott, Seithel, Sharpe, Sheheen, Simrill, D. Smith, F. Smith, J. Smith, R. Smith, Stille, Stuart, Taylor, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Vaughn, Walker, Webb, Whatley, Whipper, Wilder, Wilkes, Wilkins, Witherspoon, Woodrum and Young-Brickell: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE BETHLEHEM BAPTIST CHURCH OF COLUMBIA ON THE DEDICATION OF THE WILEY KENNEDY FAMILY LIFE CENTER ON APRIL 11, 1999, AND FURTHER TO RECOGNIZE THE EXEMPLARY LIFE AND GOOD WORKS OF MR. WILEY KENNEDY AND THE OUTSTANDING COMMUNITY SERVICE OF BETHLEHEM BAPTIST CHURCH.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3877 -- Rep. R. Smith: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE CONGRATULATIONS AND COMMENDATIONS OF THE MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO THE NAVY JUNIOR ROTC DRILL TEAM OF SILVER BLUFF HIGH SCHOOL IN AIKEN COUNTY ON BEING NAMED THE "SOUTH CAROLINA NAVY JUNIOR ROTC STATE CHAMPION" AT THE STATEWIDE DRILL COMPETITION SPONSORED BY THE NROTC UNIT AT THE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA, ON MARCH 27, 1999, AND TO WISH THE TEAM CONTINUED SUCCESS AT THE NATIONAL DRILL MEET TO BE HELD AT THE NAVY'S TRAINING CENTER IN GREAT LAKES, ILLINOIS, ON APRIL 9 AND 10, 1999.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3878 -- Reps. Pinckney and Lloyd: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION RECOGNIZING THE MEMBERS OF THE MONTFORD POINT MARINE ASSOCIATION FOR THEIR DISTINGUISHED MILITARY SERVICE TO OUR NATION AND DECLARING THE WEEK OF APRIL 12-18, 1999, AS "MONTFORD POINT MARINE WEEK" IN SOUTH CAROLINA.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3879 -- Rep. Rhoad: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION EXTENDING THE CONGRATULATIONS OF THE MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA TO THE ANDREW JACKSON HIGH SCHOOL "CONFEDERATES" FOOTBALL TEAM, COACHES, AND OTHER SCHOOL OFFICIALS FOR AN EXCEPTIONAL SEASON AND ON CAPTURING THE 1998 CLASS A STATE FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP FOR THE THIRD STRAIGHT YEAR.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3880 -- Rep. Rhoad: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE ANDREW JACKSON HIGH SCHOOL "CONFEDERATES" FOOTBALL TEAM, COACHES, AND OTHER SCHOOL OFFICIALS ON TUESDAY, APRIL 13, 1999, AT A TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF BEING RECOGNIZED AND CONGRATULATED ON WINNING THE 1998 CLASS A FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3881 -- Reps. Witherspoon, Edge and Keegan: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 44-96-325, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO COMMERCIAL INDUSTRIAL SOLID WASTE LANDFILLS, SO AS TO INCREASE THE DISTANCE A COMMERCIAL INDUSTRIAL SOLID WASTE LANDFILL MUST BE LOCATED FROM A RESIDENCE, HOSPITAL, CHURCH, OR PUBLICLY-OWNED RECREATIONAL PARK FROM ONE THOUSAND FEET TO THREE THOUSAND FEET.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3882 -- Reps. Jennings and F. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 16-3-85, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO HOMICIDE BY CHILD ABUSE, SO AS TO DELETE REFERENCES TO SECTION 20-7-490 WHICH DEFINES "CHILD ABUSE OR NEGLECT" AND TO DEFINE "CHILD ABUSE OR NEGLECT" AND "HARM TO A CHILD'S PHYSICAL HEALTH OR WELFARE".
Introduced and Committed

H. 3883 -- Reps. Limehouse, Altman, Battle, T. Brown, Emory, Fleming, Harrell, Hinson, Inabinett, Koon, Law, Lee, Mack, McGee, Miller, Riser, Rodgers and Stille: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 50-13-1610, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE SALE OR TRAFFIC IN CERTAIN GAME FISH, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IT IS UNLAWFUL TO SELL, OFFER FOR SALE, BARTER, TRAFFIC IN, OR PURCHASE SWORDFISH, UNTIL THE NATIONAL MARINE FISHERIES SERVICE DECLARES THIS FISH STOCK FULLY RECOVERED AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS OF THIS SECTION.
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H. 3884 -- Reps. J.H. Neal, Howard, Pinckney, J. Hines, Allison, Askins, Bailey, Bales, Battle, Bowers, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, T. Brown, Canty, Carnell, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Emory, Gilham, Gourdine, Harris, Harvin, Hayes, M. Hines, Inabinett, Jennings, Kennedy, Kirsh, Lee, Lloyd, Mack, Maddox, Martin, McCraw, M. McLeod, McMahand, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, Ott, Neilson, Parks, Phillips, Rhoad, Riser, Rodgers, Rutherford, Scott, Seithel, Sheheen, Simrill, F. Smith, J. Smith, Stille, Stuart, Taylor, Trotter, Webb, Whipper and Wilder: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 5, TITLE 37, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO REMEDIES AND PENALTIES IN THE CONSUMER PROTECTION CODE, BY ADDING PART 4 INCLUDING SECTIONS 37-5-401 THROUGH 37-5-403 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR AN AGGREGATE LIMIT OF THIRTY-SIX PERCENT ON ALL CHARGES IMPOSED IN CONNECTION WITH A CONSUMER CREDIT TRANSACTION, TO SPECIFY THE CONSUMER LENDERS AFFECTED, AND TO PROVIDE FOR CRIMINAL PENALTIES FOR VIOLATION OF THE LIMIT; BY ADDING SECTIONS 37-2-212, 37-2-715, 37-3-212, 37-3-515, AND 37-10-107 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE LIMITATION SEPARATELY AND SPECIFICALLY FOR A CREDITOR IN A CONSUMER CREDIT SALE, A LESSOR IN A CONSUMER RENTAL-PURCHASE AGREEMENT, A LENDER OF NONSUPERVISED LOANS, A LENDER OF SUPERVISED LOANS, AND A LENDER ON THE SECURITY OF A CONSUMER MOTOR VEHICLE TITLE; BY AMENDING SECTION 37-2-106, RELATING TO CONSUMER LEASES, SECTION 34-29-140, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO A CONSUMER FINANCE COMPANY LICENSED AS A RESTRICTED LENDER, SECTION 34-39-180, RELATING TO A LICENSEE FOR DEFERRED PRESENTMENT SERVICES, SECTION 34-41-60, RELATING TO A LICENSEE FOR CHECK CASHING SERVICES, AND SECTION 40-39-100, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PAWNBROKERS, ALL SO AS TO PROVIDE SEPARATELY AND SPECIFICALLY FOR THE LIMITATION ON THE CHARGES THEY IMPOSE IN CONNECTION WITH THEIR CONSUMER TRANSACTIONS.
Introduced and Committed
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H. 3885 -- Reps. J. Smith, T. Brown, Simrill, Moody-Lawrence, Seithel, Quinn, Allen, Bailey, Bales, Battle, Bowers, Breeland, G. Brown, Cobb-Hunter, Davenport, Delleney, Gourdine, Govan, Harris, Harrison, Hayes, J. Hines, Inabinett, Jennings, Kennedy, Klauber, Lee, Lloyd, Lourie, Mack, Maddox, McCraw, McGee, M. McLeod, W. McLeod, Miller, J.H. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Parks, Phillips, Rutherford, Scott, F. Smith, Townsend, Walker, Wilder and Wilkes: A BILL TO AMEND SECTIONS 9-1-1510 AND 9-1-1550, BOTH AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO SERVICE RETIREMENT UNDER THE SOUTH CAROLINA RETIREMENT SYSTEM, SO AS TO REDUCE FROM THIRTY TO TWENTY-EIGHT THE YEARS OF CREDITABLE SERVICE REQUIRED TO RETIRE AT ANY AGE WITHOUT PENALTY; TO AMEND SECTIONS 9-1-1515, 9-1-1660, AND 9-1-1770, AS AMENDED, AND 9-1-1850, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO EARLY RETIREMENT OPTIONS, ELECTION OF A BENEFIT ON THE INSERVICE DEATH OF A MEMBER, AND AMOUNTS DUE ESTATES OF DECEASED MEMBERS UNDER THE GROUP LIFE INSURANCE PLAN, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE ELECTION OF A MEMBER WITH TWENTY-FIVE YEARS CREDITED SERVICE TO BUY SUFFICIENT CREDIT FOR SERVICE RETIREMENT APPLIES TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA RETIREMENT SYSTEM, UPDATE THE BENEFIT ELECTION OPTION ON THE INSERVICE DEATH OF A MEMBER TO REFLECT OTHER CHANGES SINCE ORIGINAL ENACTMENT, AND TO CONFORM THESE OPTIONS AND BENEFITS TO SERVICE RETIREMENT AFTER TWENTY-EIGHT YEARS CREDITABLE SERVICE AT ANY AGE WITHOUT PENALTY AS PROVIDED IN THIS ACT; TO AMEND SECTIONS 9-1-1810 AND 9-11-310, RELATING TO THE ANNUAL COST OF LIVING ADJUSTMENT AUTHORIZED FOR RETIREES AND BENEFICIARIES UNDER THE SOUTH CAROLINA RETIREMENT SYSTEM AND THE SOUTH CAROLINA POLICE OFFICERS' RETIREMENT SYSTEM AND THE METHOD OF CALCULATING THE ADJUSTMENT, SO AS TO MAKE MANDATORY THE PAYMENT OF AMOUNTS UP TO ONE PERCENT CALCULATED UNDER THE ADJUSTMENT FORMULA, AND TO DELETE OBSOLETE PROVISIONS, AND TO CONFORM IN BOTH SECTIONS REFERENCES TO THE CONSUMER PRICE INDEX USED IN CALCULATING THE COST OF LIVING ADJUSTMENT; AND TO AMEND SECTION 9-1-1220, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO EMPLOYER CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA RETIREMENT SYSTEM, SO AS TO INCREASE THE EMPLOYER CONTRIBUTION RATE BY ONE AND ONE-HALF PERCENT.
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H. 3886 -- Rep. D. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 11 OF TITLE 34, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO BANK DEPOSITS, BY ADDING SECTION 34-11-105 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR A WORTHLESS CHECK UNIT OF THE CIRCUIT SOLICITOR'S OFFICE, DEFERRED PROSECUTION FOR ISSUING A FRAUDULENT CHECK, CONDITIONED UPON VOLUNTARY SURRENDER AND PAYMENT OF FEES AND RESTITUTION, AND DISTRIBUTION OF MONIES RECEIVED.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3887 -- Rep. Cato: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 10, TITLE 41, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PAYMENT OF WAGES, SO AS TO REVISE THE DEFINITION OF "WAGES" TO CLARIFY WHEN AND WHERE PAYMENT IS TO BE MADE, TO CLARIFY THE PROCEDURE FOR PAYMENT OF WAGES DUE DISCHARGED EMPLOYEES, TO DELETE THE PROVISION REQUIRING THE DIRECTOR OF THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING AND REGULATION TO RESOLVE CHAPTER VIOLATIONS BY MEDIATION AND CONCILIATION AND THE PROVISION REQUIRING THE DIRECTOR TO PROMULGATE REGULATIONS FOR ADMINISTRATIVE REVIEW OF PENALTIES ASSESSED UNDER THE CHAPTER, TO EXPAND DOCUMENTS WHICH MAY BE INSPECTED AND COPIED RELEVANT TO INVESTIGATIONS CONDUCTED UNDER THIS CHAPTER, TO PROHIBIT AN EMPLOYER FROM DISMISSING OR DEMOTING AN EMPLOYEE FOR BRINGING A PROCEEDING UNDER THIS CHAPTER, AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3888 -- Rep. Cato: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 31-3-340, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO COMMISSIONERS OF MUNICIPAL HOUSING AUTHORITIES, SO AS TO DELETE CERTAIN PROVISIONS, PROVIDE FOR THE APPOINTMENT OF NOT LESS THAN FIVE NOR MORE THAN SEVEN PERSONS AS COMMISSIONERS OF THE AUTHORITY, PROVIDE FOR AT LEAST ONE OF THE COMMISSIONERS TO BE A PERSON WHO IS DIRECTLY ASSISTED BY THE AUTHORITY, PROVIDE FOR EXCEPTIONS, PROVIDE FOR TERMS OF OFFICE OR CONDITIONS FOR SERVICE, AND PROVIDE FOR THE MATTERS WHICH DISQUALIFY THE COMMISSIONER DIRECTLY ASSISTED BY THE AUTHORITY FROM VOTING; TO AMEND SECTION 31-3-370, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO REMOVAL FROM OFFICE OF COMMISSIONERS OF MUNICIPAL HOUSING AUTHORITIES, SO AS TO ADD PROVISIONS REGARDING THE REMOVAL OF THE COMMISSIONER WHO IS DIRECTLY ASSISTED BY THE AUTHORITY; TO AMEND SECTION 31-3-960, RELATING TO THE APPOINTMENT OF COMMISSIONERS OF REGIONAL HOUSING AUTHORITIES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT, IF THE AREA OF OPERATION OF SUCH AUTHORITY AT ANY TIME CONSISTS OF AN EVEN NUMBER OF COUNTIES, THE COMMISSIONERS OF THE AUTHORITY APPOINTED BY THE SENATORS OF SUCH COUNTIES SHALL APPOINT NOT LESS THAN ONE NOR MORE THAN THREE PERSONS AS COMMISSIONERS, INSTEAD OF APPOINTING "ONE ADDITIONAL COMMISSIONER" UNDER SUCH CIRCUMSTANCES, PROVIDE THAT AT LEAST ONE OF THESE COMMISSIONERS SO APPOINTED SHALL BE A PERSON WHO IS DIRECTLY ASSISTED BY THE AUTHORITY, PROVIDE FOR EXCEPTIONS, AND PROVIDE FOR RELATED MATTERS CONCERNING THE MEMBER DIRECTLY ASSISTED BY THE AUTHORITY; TO AMEND SECTION 31-3-980, RELATING TO TERMS OF OFFICE OF COMMISSIONERS OF REGIONAL HOUSING AUTHORITIES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE TERM OF THE COMMISSIONER DIRECTLY ASSISTED BY THE AUTHORITY SHALL CONTINUE AS LONG AS HE REMAINS AN ASSISTED RESIDENT; AND TO AMEND SECTION 31-3-990, RELATING TO REMOVAL OF COMMISSIONERS OF REGIONAL HOUSING AUTHORITIES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE COMMISSIONER WHO IS DIRECTLY ASSISTED BY THE AUTHORITY MUST REMAIN AS AN ASSISTED RESIDENT IN ORDER TO CONTINUE SERVICE ON THE BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS, AND PROVIDE THAT, IF THIS PERSON VACATES THE ASSISTED HOUSING UNIT OR IS EVICTED THEREFROM, HE SHALL BE AUTOMATICALLY removed FROM THE BOARD WITH NO OPPORTUNITY TO BE HEARD OR TO CONTEST THE REMOVAL.
Introduced and Committed
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Ratified

H. 3889 -- Rep. Edge: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 32, TITLE 27, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO VACATION TIMESHARING PLANS, BY ADDING ARTICLE 3, SO AS TO PROVIDE PROCEDURES FOR THE FORECLOSURE OF LIENS ON TIMESHARE ESTATES; AND TO DESIGNATE SECTIONS 27-32-10 THROUGH 27-32-250 AS ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 32, TITLE 27, ENTITLED "VACATION TIME SHARING PLANS".
Introduced and Committed

H. 3890 -- Rep. D. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 9-11-25, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE OPTION ALLOWED PROBATE JUDGES TO PARTICIPATE IN THE SOUTH CAROLINA POLICE OFFICERS RETIREMENT SYSTEM, SO AS TO EXTEND THIS OPTION TO ASSISTANT SOLICITORS, VICTIM/WITNESS ADVOCATES AND PRETRIAL INTERVENTION PERSONNEL IN SOLICITORS OFFICES, AND EMPLOYEES OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA COMMISSION ON PROSECUTION COORDINATION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3891 -- Reps. McKay and McGee: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 22-2-190, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO JURY AREAS FOR MAGISTRATE COURTS, SO AS TO REVISE A JURY AREA IN FLORENCE COUNTY.
Introduced and Committed
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H. 3892 -- Rep. D. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 44-23-410, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE DETERMINATION OF A PERSON'S CAPACITY TO STAND TRIAL, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE PROSECUTING OFFICER MAY DESIGNATE A THIRD EXAMINER FOR CERTAIN EXAMINATIONS; AND TO AMEND SECTION 44-23-420, RELATING TO A REPORT OF EXAMINERS OF CAPACITY TO STAND TRIAL, SO AS TO ALLOW AN EXAMINATION ON THE ISSUES OF INSANITY OR CRIMINAL RESPONSIBILITY BY AN EXAMINER DESIGNATED BY THE PROSECUTION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3893 -- Reps. Keegan, Allen, Altman, Askins, Bailey, H. Brown, Carnell, Cato, Chellis, Cooper, Edge, Harrison, Harvin, Jennings, Kelley, Klauber, Law, Limehouse, Riser, Wilkes, Witherspoon and Woodrum: A BILL TO MAKE FINDINGS OF LEGISLATIVE INTENT WITH RESPECT TO THE SPECIAL NEEDS OF THE MEDICAL UNIVERSITY HOSPITALS AND CLINICS TO MAINTAIN MAXIMUM FLEXIBILITY IN MANAGEMENT AND OPERATIONS; TO AMEND SECTION 59-123-60, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO ORGANIZATION AND POWERS OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE MEDICAL UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE MEDICAL UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA SHALL CONSTITUTE THE MEDICAL UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL AUTHORITY FOR THE MANAGEMENT AND OPERATION OF THE MEDICAL UNIVERSITY HOSPITALS AND CLINICS IN ORDER TO PROVIDE A HIGH LEVEL OF MANAGEMENT AND OPERATIONAL FLEXIBILITY TO THE AUTHORITY AND REMOVE THE HOSPITALS AND CLINICS FROM CENTRAL STATE PROGRAM REGULATION OF PROCUREMENT, REAL PROPERTY, AND HUMAN RESOURCES, TO SET FORTH THE DUTIES AND POWERS OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES AS THE MEDICAL UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL AUTHORITY; TO AMEND SECTION 8-11-260, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO EXEMPTIONS FROM STATE PERSONNEL POLICIES AND REQUIREMENTS, SO AS TO EXEMPT EMPLOYEES OF THE HOSPITALS AND CLINICS FROM BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD PERSONNEL ADMINISTRATION; TO AMEND SECTION 8-17-370, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO EXEMPTIONS FROM STATE EMPLOYEE GRIEVANCE PROCEDURES, SO AS TO EXEMPT MEDICAL UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL AND CLINIC EMPLOYEES FROM THE STATE EMPLOYEE GRIEVANCE ACT; AND TO AMEND SECTION 11-35-710, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO EXEMPTIONS FROM THE STATE PROCUREMENT CODE, SO AS TO ADD AN EXEMPTION TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA CONSOLIDATED PROCUREMENT CODE FOR THE MEDICAL UNIVERSITY HOSPITALS AND CLINICS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3894 -- Rep. D. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 9-8-50, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO CREDITED SERVICE AND TRANSFER OF CREDITED SERVICE FOR PURPOSES OF THE RETIREMENT SYSTEM FOR JUDGES AND SOLICITORS, SO AS TO CONFORM THE VESTING REQUIREMENT FOR TRANSFERRING CREDITED SERVICE TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA RETIREMENT SYSTEM FOR A JUDGE OR SOLICITOR WHO ON TERMINATION DOES NOT QUALIFY FOR A BENEFIT UNDER THE JUDICIAL SYSTEM FROM TWELVE YEARS TO THE CURRENT REQUIREMENT FOR VESTING UNDER THE JUDICIAL RETIREMENT SYSTEM OF TEN YEARS FOR JUDGES AND EIGHT YEARS FOR SOLICITORS.
Introduced and Committed
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H. 3895 -- Reps. Moody-Lawrence, Cobb-Hunter, Scott, Breeland, T. Brown, Davenport, Harrison, J. Hines, Inabinett, Lee, Miller, J.H. Neal, Parks, Pinckney, Quinn, Vaughn and Whipper: A BILL TO AMEND TITLE 41, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT BY ADDING CHAPTER 12 SO AS TO ENACT THE FAIR PAY ACT OF 1999, WHICH MAKES IT UNLAWFUL FOR AN EMPLOYER WHO EMPLOYS THREE OR MORE PERSONS TO DISCRIMINATE BETWEEN EMPLOYEES ON THE BASIS OF SEX, RACE, OR NATIONAL ORIGIN BY PAYING WAGES AT A DIFFERENT RATE FOR EQUIVALENT JOBS AND TO PROVIDE RELIEF.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3896 -- Rep. Lucas: A HOUSE RESOLUTION EXTENDING THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, ON A DATE AND AT A TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, TO MS. NANCY ELIZABETH "LIBBY" BAKER OF THE CHESTERFIELD COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT FOR THE PURPOSE OF BEING RECOGNIZED FOR WINNING THE "1999 SOUTH CAROLINA TEACHER OF THE YEAR" AWARD.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3897 -- Rep. Lucas: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION CONGRATULATING MS. NANCY ELIZABETH "LIBBY" BAKER OF THE CHESTERFIELD COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT ON BEING NAMED "1999 SOUTH CAROLINA TEACHER OF THE YEAR".
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3898 -- Rep. Askins: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION RECOGNIZING AND SALUTING MARY M. LAW UPON HER RETIREMENT AS EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF SCBRPELS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3899 -- Reps. J. Brown, Allen, Allison, Altman, Askins, Bailey, Bales, Barfield, Barrett, Battle, Beck, Bowers, Breeland, G. Brown, H. Brown, T. Brown, Campsen, Canty, Carnell, Cato, Chellis, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Easterday, Edge, Emory, Fleming, Gamble, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Hamilton, Harrell, Harris, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hawkins, Hayes, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Howard, Inabinett, Jennings, Keegan, Kelley, Kennedy, Kirsh, Klauber, Knotts, Koon, Lanford, Law, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, Maddox, Martin, Mason, McCraw, McGee, McKay, M. McLeod, W. McLeod, McMahand, Meacham, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Parks, Phillips, Pinckney, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Riser, Robinson, Rodgers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scott, Seithel, Sharpe, Sheheen, Simrill, D. Smith, F. Smith, J. Smith, R. Smith, Stille, Stuart, Taylor, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Vaughn, Walker, Webb, Whatley, Whipper, Wilder, Wilkes, Wilkins, Witherspoon, Woodrum and Young-Brickell: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO DECLARE MAY, 1999, AS STROKE AWARENESS MONTH IN SOUTH CAROLINA AND TO URGE ALL CITIZENS TO EDUCATE THEMSELVES REGARDING THE RISK FACTORS FOR STROKE AND HEART DISEASE AND TO RECOGNIZE THE SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF THESE CONDITIONS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3900 -- Reps. Witherspoon, Barfield, Simrill, Edge, Hayes, Davenport, T. Brown, Altman, Clyburn, Dantzler, Keegan, Kelley, Limehouse, Loftis and Sandifer: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 1-1-30 SO AS TO PROHIBIT LICENSURE OF A PUBLIC OR PRIVATE GROUP HOME OR COMMUNITY RESIDENTIAL CARE FACILITY PROPOSED TO BE LOCATED IN AN AREA NOT SUBJECT TO ZONING IF THE LOCAL GOVERNING BODY HAVING JURISDICTION OF THE AREA OBJECTS AND TO REQUIRE PUBLIC NOTICE AND A PUBLIC MEETING CONCERNING THE PROPOSED LOCATION OF THE HOME OR FACILITY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3901 -- Reps. Davenport and Lee: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 15-1-340 SO AS TO ENACT THE "YEAR 2000 CITIZENS' PROTECTION ACT" TO ESTABLISH AN AFFIRMATIVE DEFENSE TO ANY CLAIM OR ACTION BROUGHT AGAINST AN INDIVIDUAL IF THE INDIVIDUAL'S DEFAULT, FAILURE TO PAY, BREACH, OMISSION, OR OTHER VIOLATION THAT IS THE BASIS OF THE CLAIM WAS IN WHOLE OR PART CAUSED BY A YEAR 2000 ELECTRONIC COMPUTING DEVICE FAILURE; TO PROHIBIT THE CLAIM FROM BEING REASSERTED FOR THIRTY DAYS AND TO TOLL ANY STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS FOR FORTY-FIVE DAYS; TO PROVIDE THAT THE UNDERLYING OBLIGATION OF THE INDIVIDUAL IS NOT EXTINGUISHED, DISCHARGED, OR OTHERWISE AFFECTED.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3902 -- Reps. Cato, D. Smith, Sandifer, Wilkins, Kirsh, Tripp, Meacham, Moody-Lawrence and Rice: A BILL TO AMEND TITLE 58, CODE OF THE LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PUBLIC UTILITIES, SERVICES, AND CARRIERS, BY ADDING CHAPTER 28 SO AS TO ENACT THE "SOUTH CAROLINA COMPETITIVE POWER ACT OF 1999" WHICH REQUIRES THE PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION TO ADOPT A PLAN FOR RESTRUCTURING THE ELECTRIC UTILITY INDUSTRY, REQUIRES ELECTRIC UTILITIES TO FILE WITH THE PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION A RESTRUCTURING PLAN PROVIDING FOR COMPETITION, PROVIDES FOR THE MANNER IN WHICH SPECIFIED CUSTOMERS SHALL BE PERMITTED TO CHOOSE THEIR PROVIDERS OF ELECTRIC GENERATION SERVICES, PROVIDES FOR THE MANNER IN WHICH MUNICIPAL UTILITIES, ELECTRIC COOPERATIVES, AND STATE PUBLIC SERVICE AUTHORITIES SHALL PARTICIPATE IN THE TRANSITION TO COMPETITION, REQUIRES ELECTRIC UTILITIES TO FILE WITH THE PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION A PLAN FOR UNBUNDLING LOCAL DISTRIBUTION SERVICES AND FOR RECOVERING STRANDED COSTS, CREATES A LEGISLATIVE OVERSIGHT COMPETITION COMMITTEE ON ELECTRIC UTILITY RESTRUCTURING, AND PROVIDES FOR RELATED MATTERS; AND TO REPEAL ARTICLES 3 AND 5, CHAPTER 27 OF TITLE 58 OF THE 1976 CODE RELATING TO SERVICE RIGHTS AND RATES AND CHARGES OF ELECTRIC SUPPLIERS.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3903 -- Reps. Edge and Kelley: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 7, TITLE 5, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE POWERS, FUNCTIONS, AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF MUNICIPALITIES, SO AS TO ADD SECTION 5-7-145, PROVIDING THAT COASTAL MUNICIPALITIES HAVE THE AUTHORITY TO PROVIDE LIFEGUARD AND OTHER RELATED SAFETY SERVICES ALONG THE PUBLIC BEACHES WITHIN THEIR CORPORATE LIMITS, TO PROVIDE THAT THE MUNICIPALITIES MAY CONTRACT WITH PRIVATE BEACH SAFETY COMPANIES TO PROVIDE THESE SERVICES, TO PROVIDE CONDITIONS TO BE SATISFIED IN THE CONTRACTING PROCESS, TO AMEND SECTION 4-9-30, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE AUTHORITY OF COUNTY GOVERNMENT, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT ITS AUTHORITY TO GRANT FRANCHISES IN AREAS OUTSIDE THE CORPORATE LIMITS OF MUNICIPALITIES WITHIN THE COUNTY IN THE MANNER PROVIDED BY LAW FOR MUNICIPALITIES AND SUBJECT TO THE SAME LIMITATIONS INCLUDES THE AUTHORITY TO GRANT FRANCHISES FOR THE USE OF PUBLIC BEACHES; AND TO AMEND SECTION 5-7-30, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE POWERS OF THE MUNICIPALITIES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THE AUTHORITY TO GRANT FRANCHISES FOR THE USE OF PUBLIC BEACHES.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Point of Order

H. 3904 -- Rep. Lanford: A BILL TO AMEND TITLE 59, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING CHAPTER 153 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE INVESTMENT OF ENDOWMENT FUNDS OF STATE-SUPPORTED INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER LEARNING, PROVIDE FOR DEFINITIONS, FIDUCIARY DUTIES, INVESTMENT PLANS, AND RESPONSIBILITIES, PROVIDE FOR THE USE OF AN ANNUAL PLAN SUBMITTED BY THE STATE RETIREMENT SYSTEM INVESTMENT PANEL IN DETERMINING EACH INSTITUTION'S INVESTMENT PLAN, TO DESIGNATE THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF EACH INSTITUTION OF HIGHER LEARNING AS TRUSTEE FOR THE FUNDS HELD BY THE STATE TREASURER AND THE STATE TREASURER AS THE AGENT OF EACH TRUSTEE FOR THE PURPOSE OF CARRYING OUT THE APPROVED INVESTMENT PLAN OF EACH RESPECTIVE INSTITUTION OF HIGHER LEARNING, PROVIDE FOR THE TRUSTEE'S POWERS AND DUTIES, PROVIDE FOR CERTAIN INVESTMENT CONSIDERATIONS WHICH MUST BE FOLLOWED BY THE TRUSTEE, AND PROVIDE FOR THE LIABILITY OF A TRUSTEE WHO BREACHES HIS DUTY IMPOSED BY CHAPTER 153 OF TITLE 59; BY ADDING SECTIONS 11-5-245 AND 11-5-260 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR REPORTS FROM THE STATE TREASURER TO THE RESPECTIVE BOARDS OF TRUSTEES ON A PERIODIC BASIS, AND TO AUTHORIZE THE STATE TREASURER TO INVEST THESE ENDOWMENT FUNDS HELD BY HIM IN EQUITY SECURITIES FOR EACH RESPECTIVE INSTITUTION AS DIRECTED BY ITS BOARD OF TRUSTEES; AND TO AMEND SECTIONS 30-4-40 AND 30-4-70, BOTH AS AMENDED, RELATING TO MATTERS EXEMPT FROM DISCLOSURE AND MEETINGS WHICH MAY BE CLOSED FOR PURPOSES OF THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT, SO AS TO EXEMPT RECORDS RELATING TO INVESTMENTS OR OTHER FINANCIAL MATTERS OF THE ENDOWMENT INVESTMENT SYSTEMS IF DISCLOSURE WOULD JEOPARDIZE INVESTMENT DECISIONS OR OBJECTIVES AND TO ALLOW THE RESPECTIVE BOARDS OF TRUSTEES MEETING AS TRUSTEES OF THE RESPECTIVE ENDOWMENT FUNDS TO MEET IN EXECUTIVE SESSION IF DISCLOSURE WOULD JEOPARDIZE INVESTMENT DECISIONS OR OBJECTIVES; AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE SEVERABILITY OF THE PROVISIONS OF THIS ACT.
Introduced and Committed
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Senate Amendments Amended
Recalled
Point of Order
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Message from Senate
Ratified

H. 3905 -- Reps. Koon, Beck, Campsen, McCraw and McGee: A JOINT RESOLUTION PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO SECTION 1(8), ARTICLE X OF THE CONSTITUTION OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1895, RELATING TO ASSESSMENT RATIO ON "ALL OTHER PERSONAL PROPERTY", SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT ALL MOTOR VEHICLES WHICH MUST BE TITLED BY A STATE OR FEDERAL AGENCY INCLUDING PASSENGER MOTOR VEHICLES, RECREATIONAL VEHICLES, PICKUP TRUCKS, TRAILERS, MOTORCYCLES, BOATS, AND PRIVATE AIRCRAFT, BUT EXCLUDING UNITS OF MANUFACTURED HOUSING AND COMMERCIALLY OPERATED AIRCRAFT, SHALL BE EXEMPT FROM AD VALOREM PROPERTY TAXATION BY HAVING A ZERO ASSESSMENT RATIO BEGINNING ON AND AFTER JANUARY 1, 2001, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE REVENUE LOST BY COUNTIES, MUNICIPALITIES, AND OTHER POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONS OF THIS STATE AS A RESULT OF THIS EXEMPTION SHALL BE REPLACED BY A STATEWIDE SALES TAX IN THE MANNER THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY SHALL PROVIDE BY LAW.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3906 -- Reps. Whatley, Knotts, Sharpe, Law, Maddox, Riser and Taylor: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 50-21-130, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO ACCIDENT REPORTS FOR VESSELS FILED WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES, SO AS TO DELETE CERTAIN PROVISIONS, PROVIDE THAT REPORTS ARE AVAILABLE UPON WRITTEN REQUEST FROM ANY PERSON SO LONG AS THE INFORMATION CONTAINED THEREIN IS NOT TO BE USED FOR COMMERCIAL SOLICITATION PURPOSES, ESTABLISH A MISDEMEANOR OFFENSE, AND PROVIDE PENALTIES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3907 -- Judiciary Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE, RELATING TO HOSPITALITY CABINETS, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 2336, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Point of Order
Ratified

H. 3908 -- Rep. Bailey: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 29, TITLE 40, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO UNIFORM STANDARDS CODE FOR MANUFACTURED HOUSING, SO AS TO CONFORM THIS CHAPTER TO THE STATUTORY ORGANIZATIONAL FRAMEWORK ESTABLISHED FOR PROFESSIONS AND OCCUPATIONS ADMINISTERED UNDER THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING AND REGULATION AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE LICENSURE AND REGULATION OF MANUFACTURED HOME MANUFACTURERS, RETAIL DEALERS, SALES PERSONS, CONTRACTORS, INSTALLERS, AND REPAIRERS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Other proceedings

H. 3909 -- Reps. Lucas and Neilson: A BILL TO REPEAL SECTION 50-13-380, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE UNLAWFUL TAKING OF CERTAIN LARGE-MOUTH BASS IN LAKE ROBINSON.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Ratified

H. 3910 -- Reps. Cooper, H. Brown, Gourdine, Hinson, Allen, Allison, Altman, Askins, Bailey, Bales, Barfield, Barrett, Battle, Beck, Bowers, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, T. Brown, Campsen, Canty, Carnell, Cato, Chellis, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Easterday, Edge, Emory, Fleming, Gamble, Gilham, Govan, Hamilton, Harrell, Harris, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hawkins, Hayes, J. Hines, M. Hines, Howard, Inabinett, Jennings, Keegan, Kelley, Kennedy, Kirsh, Klauber, Knotts, Koon, Lanford, Law, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, Maddox, Martin, Mason, McCraw, McGee, McKay, M. McLeod, W. McLeod, McMahand, Meacham, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Parks, Phillips, Pinckney, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Riser, Robinson, Rodgers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scott, Seithel, Sharpe, Sheheen, Simrill, D. Smith, F. Smith, J. Smith, R. Smith, Stille, Stuart, Taylor, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Vaughn, Walker, Webb, Whatley, Whipper, Wilder, Wilkes, Wilkins, Witherspoon, Woodrum and Young-Brickell: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION RECOGNIZING FRANCIS S. CURREY OF MONCKS CORNER ON THE MILITARY HONORS BESTOWED UPON HIM BY A GRATEFUL NATION.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3911 -- Reps. Robinson, D. Smith, Kelley, Barrett, Allison, Easterday, Wilkins, H. Brown, Harrell, Woodrum, Simrill, Allen, Altman, Barfield, Beck, Campsen, Cato, Cooper, Dantzler, Davenport, Edge, Fleming, Gamble, Gilham, Hamilton, Harrison, Haskins, Hinson, Keegan, Knotts, Leach, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Loftis, Lucas, Maddox, Martin, Mason, McGee, Meacham, Rice, Riser, Rodgers, Sandifer, Sharpe, R. Smith, Taylor, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Vaughn, Walker, Webb, Whatley, Witherspoon and Young-Brickell: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-36-2120, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO SALES AND USE TAX EXEMPTIONS, SO AS TO PHASE IN AN EXEMPTION FOR FOOD ITEMS WHICH LAWFULLY MAY BE PURCHASED WITH UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE FOOD COUPONS, TO PROVIDE FOR THE USE OF THE REVENUE FROM THE REDUCED RATES OF TAX DURING THE PHASE-IN PERIOD, TO PROVIDE THAT GENERAL FUND REVENUES MUST BE CREDITED TO THE EIA FUND IN FISCAL YEARS 1999-00 THROUGH 2003-04 TO ENSURE THAT EIA REVENUES ATTRIBUTABLE TO FOOD SALES ARE NOT LESS THAN SUCH REVENUES IN FISCAL YEAR 1998-99, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE APPLICATION OF LOCAL SALES AND USE TAXES ON SALES AND CONSUMPTION OF THESE FOOD ITEMS REGARDLESS OF THE STATE EXEMPTION FOR THESE ITEMS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Proposed Amendment
Point of Order

H. 3912 -- Reps. Gilham, Lloyd and Rodgers: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 50-21-136, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO NO WAKE ZONES ON CERTAIN CREEKS AND COVES ON HILTON HEAD ISLAND AND ON THE NEW RIVER IN BEAUFORT COUNTY, SO AS TO CORRECT A DIRECTIONAL REFERENCE.
Introduced and Committed
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recalled
Other proceedings

H. 3913 -- Reps. Cato, Bailey, Riser, Cooper, Quinn, Tripp, G. Brown, Wilkins, Kirsh and H. Brown: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-36-140, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE DEFINITIONS OF "STORAGE" AND "USE" FOR PURPOSES OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA SALES AND USE TAX ACT AND SECTION 12-36-2120, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO EXEMPTIONS FROM SALES TAX, SO AS TO CLARIFY THAT THE SOUTH CAROLINA SALES AND USE TAX DOES NOT APPLY TO THE DISTRIBUTION OF DIRECT MAIL ADVERTISING MATERIALS WHICH ARE DISTRIBUTED IN THIS STATE BY ANY PERSON ENGAGED IN THE BUSINESS OF PROVIDING COOPERATIVE DIRECT MAIL ADVERTISING.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3914 -- Reps. Cato, Hayes and Mason: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 38-39-90, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO INSURANCE PREMIUM SERVICE COMPANIES AND CANCELLATION OF INSURANCE CONTRACTS, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR A PRO-RATA COMPUTATION OF THE GROSS UNEARNED PREMIUM TO BE RETURNED, AND PROVIDE THAT, IN THE EVENT A PREMIUM IS SUBJECT TO AN AUDIT TO DETERMINE THE FINAL PREMIUM AMOUNT, THE GROSS UNEARNED PREMIUM MUST BE CALCULATED UPON THE DEPOSIT PREMIUM AND THE INSURER SHALL RETURN TO THE PREMIUM SERVICE COMPANY, FOR THE INSURED'S ACCOUNT, THE GROSS UNEARNED PREMIUM BASED UPON THE DEPOSIT PREMIUM AMOUNT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3915 -- Rep. Cobb-Hunter: A HOUSE RESOLUTION EXTENDING THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE HOLLY HILL-ROBERTS HIGH SCHOOL BOYS BASKETBALL TEAM, COACHES, STAFF, AND SCHOOL OFFICIALS ON A DATE AND TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER FOR THE PURPOSE OF BEING RECOGNIZED FOR WINNING THE 1999 CLASS AAA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP IN BOYS BASKETBALL.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3916 -- Rep. Ott: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO AUTHORIZE THE SOUTH CAROLINA INDEPENDENT SCHOOLS STUDENT ASSOCIATION TO USE THE HOUSE CHAMBER ON TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 1999, FOR ITS MEETING AND CONFERENCE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3917 -- Reps. Harvin, Gamble, H. Brown, Allen, Allison, Altman, Askins, Bailey, Bales, Barfield, Barrett, Battle, Beck, Bowers, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, T. Brown, Campsen, Canty, Carnell, Cato, Chellis, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Easterday, Edge, Emory, Fleming, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Hamilton, Harrell, Harris, Harrison, Haskins, Hawkins, Hayes, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Howard, Inabinett, Jennings, Keegan, Kelley, Kennedy, Kirsh, Klauber, Knotts, Koon, Lanford, Law, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, Maddox, Martin, Mason, McCraw, McGee, McKay, M. McLeod, W. McLeod, McMahand, Meacham, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Parks, Phillips, Pinckney, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Riser, Robinson, Rodgers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scott, Seithel, Sharpe, Sheheen, Simrill, D. Smith, F. Smith, J. Smith, R. Smith, Stille, Stuart, Taylor, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Vaughn, Walker, Webb, Whatley, Whipper, Wilder, Wilkes, Wilkins, Witherspoon, Woodrum and Young-Brickell: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE DEEPEST SYMPATHY OF THE MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA TO THE FAMILY AND MANY FRIENDS OF ONE OF THE PALMETTO STATE'S MOST PROMINENT AND RESPECTED LEADERS, THE HONORABLE JOSEPH ROGERS, JR., OF CLARENDON COUNTY, A FORMER MEMBER OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3918 -- Reps. J.H. Neal and Bales: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE THE DIAMONDS OF LOWER RICHLAND HIGH SCHOOL OF RICHLAND COUNTY ON WINNING THE STATE AND REGIONAL 1999 CLASS AAAA BOYS BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIPS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3919 -- Reps. Vaughn, Allison, F. Smith, Cato, Davenport, Easterday, Hamilton, Haskins, Hawkins, Lanford, Leach, Lee, Littlejohn, Loftis, McMahand, Rice, D. Smith, Tripp, Walker and Wilkins: A BILL TO AMEND ACT 745 OF 1967, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE BOUNDARIES OF WESTERN CAROLINA REGIONAL SEWER AUTHORITY, SO AS TO ADD TWO NEW AREAS TO THE TERRITORY OF THE AUTHORITY.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Ratified

H. 3920 -- Rep. Altman: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO REQUIRE A BINDING REFERENDUM TO BE PLACED ON THE BALLOT OF CHARLESTON COUNTY AT THE GENERAL ELECTION OF 2000 REQUIRING VOTERS TO CHOOSE WHETHER THE CHARLESTON COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOL SYSTEM MUST BE GOVERNED BY INDEPENDENT COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICTS OR BY A CENTRALIZED COUNTYWIDE SCHOOL BOARD.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3921 -- Reps. Howard, Rodgers, Govan, Bales, Breeland, Clyburn, Dantzler, Gourdine, Inabinett, Knotts, Lloyd, Mack, Martin, Moody-Lawrence and R. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 44-95-20, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE APPLICATION OF THE CLEAN INDOOR AIR ACT OF 1990, SO AS TO PROHIBIT SMOKING IN THE STATE HOUSE AND THE BLATT AND GRESSETTE LEGISLATIVE OFFICE BUILDINGS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3922 -- Reps. Davenport, Bales, J. Brown, Cato, Chellis, Cooper, Edge, Hamilton, Kelley, Leach, Lee, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Neilson, Ott, Sandifer, Seithel, D. Smith, Tripp, Vaughn, Witherspoon and Young-Brickell: A BILL TO AMEND TITLE 20, CHAPTER 7, ARTICLE 3, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE LEGAL STATUS OF CHILDREN, BY ADDING SUBARTICLE 2 TO ENACT THE PARENTAL RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES ACT, SO AS TO ESTABLISH THE RIGHTS OF PARENTS IN DIRECTING THE UPBRINGING OF THEIR CHILDREN, TO PROHIBIT THE STATE FROM INTERFERING IN THIS RIGHT, TO ALLOW A PARENT TO RAISE A VIOLATION OF THIS SUBARTICLE AS A CLAIM OR DEFENSE, TO PROVIDE FOR ATTORNEY'S FEES WHEN A PARENT PREVAILS, AND TO EXEMPT CERTAIN ACTIONS BETWEEN PARENTS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3923 -- Reps. Gilham, Sharpe, Allison, Altman, H. Brown, Campsen, Davenport, Easterday, Harrell, Haskins, Leach, Limehouse, Loftis, Lucas, Martin, Rice, Rodgers, Taylor, Townsend, Tripp, Vaughn and Walker: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 7-11-50, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO SUBSTITUTION OF A CANDIDATE WHERE A PARTY NOMINEE DIES, BECOMES DISQUALIFIED, OR RESIGNS FOR A LEGITIMATE NONPOLITICAL REASON, SO AS TO REQUIRE THE CANDIDATE WHO WITHDRAWS FOR A LEGITIMATE NONPOLITICAL REASON TO PRESENT CERTIFIABLE PROOF OR EVIDENCE TO THE APPROPRIATE ELECTION COMMISSION WHICH MUST BE CLEAR AND CONVINCING IN ORDER FOR THE COMMISSION TO GRANT THE SUBSTITUTION OF A CANDIDATE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3924 -- Reps. J.H. Neal and Bales: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE BASKETBALL TEAM, COACHES, SUPPORT PERSONNEL, AND OFFICIALS OF LOWER RICHLAND HIGH SCHOOL OF RICHLAND COUNTY, ON A DATE TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF BEING RECOGNIZED AND CONGRATULATED ON WINNING THE 1999 CLASS AAAA STATE BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3925 -- Rep. Sharpe: A BILL TO AMEND ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 55, TITLE 44, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE SAFE DRINKING WATER ACT, SO AS TO REVISE AND ADD DEFINITIONS, TO CHANGE REFERENCES FROM "WATER SUPPLIES" TO "WATER SYSTEMS", TO REVISE VARIOUS PUBLIC WATER SYSTEM CONSTRUCTION PERMIT REQUIREMENTS, INCLUDING REVISING THE WATER SYSTEMS CLASSIFICATIONS, TO CONFORM REFERENCES AND TERMS TO THE REVISED DEFINITIONS, TO REVISE AN EXEMPTION RELATING TO RECREATIONAL ACTIVITIES IN RESERVOIRS, TO CLARIFY THE PENALTY FOR CONTINUOUS PUBLIC WATER SYSTEM VIOLATIONS, AND TO DELETE THE PROVISION THAT ANNUAL WATER SYSTEM FEES MUST BE ESTABLISHED ANNUALLY IN THE GENERAL APPROPRIATIONS ACT AND PROVIDE THAT THESE FEES MUST BE ESTABLISHED IN REGULATION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3926 -- Rep. Sharpe: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 44-96-320, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO SOLID WASTE LANDFILLS, SO AS TO LIMIT NEW SOLID WASTE LANDFILLS TO A HEIGHT NO GREATER THAN SIXTY FEET ABOVE THE AVERAGE NATURAL TOPOGRAPHIC ELEVATION ON THE PROPERTY ON WHICH THE LANDFILL IS SITUATED.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3927 -- Rep. Sharpe: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 44-96-40, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS USED IN THE SOLID WASTE POLICY AND MANAGEMENT ACT OF 1991, SO AS TO REVISE CERTAIN DEFINITIONS; TO AMEND SECTION 44-96-50 RELATING TO SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT POLICY AND GOALS, SO AS TO REVISE THE GOAL TO BE THREE AND ONE-HALF POUNDS PER DAY OF MUNICIPAL SOLID WASTE AND TO DEFINE THAT TERM; TO AMEND SECTION 44-96-60, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE STATE SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT PLAN AND ANNUAL REPORT, SO AS TO REQUIRE THE SUCCESS OF MUNICIPALITIES IN ACHIEVING SOLID WASTE RECYCLING AND REDUCTION GOALS TO BE INCLUDED IN THE ANNUAL REPORT AND TO AUTHORIZE THE DEPARTMENT TO ESTABLISH PROCEDURES TO OBTAIN RECYCLING DATA; TO AMEND SECTION 44-96-80 RELATING TO COUNTY AND REGIONAL SOLID WASTE PLANS AND GOVERNMENTAL RESPONSIBILITIES, SO AS TO DELETE THE PROVISION AUTHORIZING A TEN DOLLAR FEE ON ALL SOLID WASTE GENERATED OUT OF STATE AND DISPOSED OF IN STATE; TO AMEND SECTION 44-96-110 RELATING TO THE OFFICE OF SOLID WASTE REDUCTION AND RECYCLING, SO AS TO REVISE THE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE OFFICE, INCLUDING REVISIONS TO THE SCHOOL DISTRICT RECYCLING PROJECTS; TO AMEND SECTION 44-96-120, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT TRUST FUND SO AS TO INCLUDE GRANTS TO PUBLIC AND PRIVATE SCHOOLS, COLLEGES, AND UNIVERSITIES FOR WASTE REDUCTION AND RECYCLING EDUCATION PROGRAM; AS PROGRAMS TO BE FUNDED BY THE TRUST FUND AND TO CHANGE THE NAME OF THE WASTE TIRE GRANT TRUST FUND AS THE WASTE TIRE TRUST FUND; TO AMEND SECTION 44-96-130 RELATING TO THE SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT GRANT PROGRAM SO AS TO SPECIFY THE USE OF CERTAIN GRANT FUNDS AND TO REQUIRE THAT GRANTS BE MADE AVAILABLE TO LOCAL GOVERNMENTS IN NEED OF ASSISTANCE IN CARRYING OUT THEIR RESPONSIBILITIES UNDER THE SOLID WASTE POLICY AND MANAGEMENT ACT; TO AMEND SECTION 44-96-140, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO STATE GOVERNMENT RECYCLING PROGRAMS, SO AS TO REQUIRE STATE AGENCIES AND STATE INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER LEARNING TO SUBMIT AN ANNUAL REPORT ON ITS SOURCE SEPARATION AND RECYCLING PROGRAM; TO AMEND SECTION 44-96-150 RELATING TO DISPOSAL OF PACKAGING AND PLASTICS, SO AS TO AUTHORIZE A MANUFACTURER OR DISTRIBUTOR OF PLASTIC RESIN CONTAINERS TO ADOPT A LABELING CODE THAT WILL ASSIST IN SEGREGATION AND COLLECTION OF THAT RESIN FOR RECYCLING; TO AMEND SECTION 44-96-160, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DISPOSAL OF USED OIL, SO AS TO ALSO PROHIBIT DISPOSING OF USED OIL FILTERS IN LANDFILLS UNLESS THE FILTER HAS BEEN REDUCED IN VOLUME, TO AMEND SECTION 44-96-170, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DISPOSAL OF WASTE TIRES, SO AS TO REVISE TIPPING FEES ON WASTE TIRES, TO REVISE WHERE WASTE TIRES MAY BE DISPOSED OF, TO ESTABLISH STATE POLICY FOR MANAGEMENT OF WASTE TIRES, TO REVISE PROCEDURES FOR OBTAINING REFUNDS FOR DELIVERY OF WASTE TIRES TO PERMITTED OR APPROVED FACILITIES; TO REVISE THE PURPOSES FOR WASTE TIRE GRANTS, AND TO AUTHORIZE THE DEPARTMENT TO REQUIRE CERTAIN TIRE HAULERS, PROCESSORS, AND FACILITIES TO COMPLY WITH RECORDKEEPING AND REPORTING REQUIREMENTS; TO AMEND SECTION 44-96-180, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DISPOSAL OF LEAD-ACID BATTERIES, SO AS TO REQUIRE PERSONS SELLING THESE BATTERIES TO POST NOTICE CONCERNING DISPOSAL REQUIREMENTS IN A PLACE VISIBLE TO CUSTOMERS; TO AMEND SECTION 44-96-290, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PERMITTING A SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT FACILITY, SO AS TO DELETE PROVISIONS RELATING TO PERMITTING A NEW OR AN EXPANSION OF AN EXISTING SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT FACILITY AND TO REQUIRE PUBLIC NOTICE WHEN A PERMIT IS SOUGHT FOR A NEW OR EXPANSION OF AN EXISTING MUNICIPAL SOLID WASTE LANDFILL; TO AMEND SECTION 44-96-350 RELATING TO MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MANAGEMENT OF MUNICIPAL SOLID WASTE INCINERATOR ASH, SO AS TO REVISE THE REQUIREMENTS FOR THE DISPOSAL OF THIS ASH IN A SOLID WASTE LANDFILL; TO AMEND SECTION 44-96-470 RELATING TO FACILITY ISSUES NEGOTIATION PROCESS, SO AS TO DEFINE THE TERM "AFFECTED COUNTY" AND TO REVISE THE APPLICATION PROCEDURES FOR SOLID WASTE DISPOSAL FACILITY PERMITS; AND TO REPEAL SECTION 44-96-230 RELATING TO THE STATE RECYCLING SYMBOL.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3928 -- Rep. Cato: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 38-33-50, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE POWERS OF HEALTH MAINTENANCE ORGANIZATIONS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THOSE POWERS INCLUDE THE OFFERING OF AN OUT-OF-NETWORK COVERAGE UNDER A POINT OF SERVICE OPTION, TO BE IMPLEMENTED BY REGULATIONS AND POLICY BULLETIN BY THE DIRECTOR OF THE DEPARTMENT OF INSURANCE; TO AMEND SECTION 38-33-80, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE PROVISION THAT EVERY ENROLLEE IN A HEALTH MAINTENANCE ORGANIZATION IS ENTITLED TO EVIDENCE OF COVERAGE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT FOR A POINT OF SERVICE OPTION OFFERED JOINTLY BY A HEALTH MAINTENANCE ORGANIZATION AND AN INSURER, ONLY ONE EVIDENCE OF COVERAGE IS REQUIRED AS LONG AS THE BENEFITS PROVIDED BY EACH PARTY ARE CLEARLY IDENTIFIED; TO AMEND SECTION 38-33-20, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS UNDER THE PROVISIONS REGULATING HEALTH MAINTENANCE ORGANIZATIONS, SO AS TO PROVIDE A DEFINITION FOR "EMPLOYING ENTITY"; TO AMEND SECTION 38-33-130, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO HEALTH MAINTENANCE ORGANIZATIONS, SECURITY DEPOSIT, INDIVIDUAL STOP-LOSS COVERAGE, UNPAID CLAIM LIABILITY, AND INDIVIDUAL CONVERSION POLICY, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT AN EMPLOYING ENTITY MAY EXECUTE ONE AGREEMENT ON BEHALF OF THE EMPLOYING ENTITY AND ALL OF ITS PROVIDERS, AND PROVIDE THAT AN EMPLOYING ENTITY MAY ALSO EXECUTE ONE PARTICIPATION AGREEMENT AND ONE OF OTHER SIMILAR REQUIRED FORMS ON BEHALF OF THE EMPLOYING ENTITY AND ALL OF ITS PROVIDERS; TO AMEND THE 1976 CODE BY ADDING SECTION 38-71-46 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT ON OR AFTER JANUARY 1, 2000, EVERY HEALTH MAINTENANCE ORGANIZATION, INDIVIDUAL, AND GROUP HEALTH INSURANCE POLICY OR CONTRACT SHALL PROVIDE COVERAGE FOR THE EQUIPMENT, SUPPLIES, AND OUTPATIENT SELF-MANAGEMENT TRAINING AND EDUCATION FOR THE TREATMENT OF PEOPLE WITH DIABETES MELLITUS, IF MEDICALLY NECESSARY, AND PRESCRIBED BY A HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONAL LEGALLY AUTHORIZED TO PRESCRIBE SUCH ITEMS WHO DEMONSTRATES ADHERENCE TO MINIMAL STANDARDS OF CARE FOR DIABETES MELLITUS AS ADOPTED AND PUBLISHED BY THE DIABETES INITIATIVE OF SOUTH CAROLINA; AND PROVIDE FOR RELATED MATTERS; AND TO PROVIDE THAT SECTION 38-71-46 APPLIES TO ALL INDIVIDUAL AND GROUP HEALTH INSURANCE AND HEALTH MAINTENANCE ORGANIZATION POLICIES ISSUED, DELIVERED, ISSUED FOR DELIVERY, OR RENEWED ON OR AFTER JANUARY 1, 2000.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
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Amended
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Ratified

H. 3929 -- Rep. Cato: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 42-7-310, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE MANNER OF FUNDING THE SECOND INJURY FUND UNDER THE SOUTH CAROLINA WORKERS' COMPENSATION LAW, SO AS TO DELETE CERTAIN PROVISIONS, AND PROVIDE FOR THE MANNER OF ASSESSING SELF-INSUREDS AND INSURANCE CARRIERS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3930 -- Rep. J. Brown: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 40-15-105, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO CONDITIONS UNDER WHICH DENTAL HYGIENISTS MAY MONITOR NITROUS OXIDE ANESTHESIA, SO AS TO APPLY SUCH MONITORING TO NITROUS OXIDE INHALATION CONSCIOUS SEDATION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3931 -- Reps. Harrison and Jennings: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-2780, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE PENALTIES ASSOCIATED WITH UNLAWFULLY PASSING A STOPPED SCHOOL BUS, SO AS TO REVISE THE PENALTY FOR A FIRST OFFENSE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3932 -- Rep. Allison: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE HEARTY CONGRATULATIONS OF THE MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE AIR FORCE JUNIOR ROTC UNIT OF JAMES F. BYRNES HIGH SCHOOL IN DUNCAN ON RECEIVING NUMEROUS HONORS AND AWARDS WHICH REPRESENT THE HIGHEST RECOGNITION OF THEIR EXCELLENCE AS A UNIT GIVEN BY THE UNITED STATES AIR FORCE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3933 -- Rep. Allison: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO A GROUP OF CADETS REPRESENTING THE JAMES F. BYRNES HIGH SCHOOL AIR FORCE JUNIOR ROTC UNIT AND ITS INSTRUCTORS ON WEDNESDAY, APRIL 21, 1999, AT A TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER FOR THE PURPOSE OF BEING RECOGNIZED AND CONGRATULATED ON THE MANY HONORS AND AWARDS THE UNIT HAS RECEIVED.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3934 -- Rep. Meacham: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION EXPRESSING THE SYMPATHY OF THE MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO THE MANY FRIENDS AND FAMILY OF FRANCIS R. "FRANK" HOUSE OF YORK COUNTY WHO DIED ON MARCH 28, 1999, AT THE AGE OF NINETY-ONE.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3935 -- Rep. Battle: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE CONGRATULATIONS OF THE MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA TO THE MULLINS HIGH SCHOOL LADY "AUCTIONEERS" BASKETBALL TEAM AND COACHES FOR AN EXCEPTIONAL SEASON AND ON CAPTURING THE 1998-99 CLASS AA GIRLS STATE BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIP AND WISH THEM CONTINUED SUCCESS IN THE FUTURE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3936 -- Rep. Harrison: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO OFFER THE CONGRATULATIONS AND BEST WISHES OF THE MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO OGDEN S. BABSON, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA ASPHALT PAVEMENT ASSOCIATION, UPON HIS RETIREMENT.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3937 -- Rep. D. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 14-7-130, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE PREPARATION OF CIRCUIT COURT JURY LISTS FROM A TAPE OF THOSE PERSONS HOLDING A VALID SOUTH CAROLINA DRIVER'S LICENSE OR IDENTIFICATION CARD, SO AS TO DELETE THIS PROVISION AND PROVIDE THAT THESE JURY LISTS MUST BE PREPARED BY THE STATE ELECTION COMMISSION FROM THE NAMES OF THE REGISTERED VOTERS IN THE COUNTY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3938 -- Rep. D. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 9-8-50, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO CREDITED SERVICE AND TRANSFER OF CREDITED SERVICE FOR PURPOSES OF THE RETIREMENT SYSTEM FOR JUDGES AND SOLICITORS, SO AS TO CONFORM THE VESTING REQUIREMENT FOR TRANSFERRING CREDITED SERVICE TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA RETIREMENT SYSTEM FOR A JUDGE OR SOLICITOR WHO ON TERMINATION DOES NOT QUALIFY FOR A BENEFIT UNDER THE JUDICIAL SYSTEM FROM TWELVE YEARS TO THE CURRENT REQUIREMENT FOR VESTING UNDER THE JUDICIAL RETIREMENT SYSTEM OF TEN YEARS FOR JUDGES AND EIGHT YEARS FOR SOLICITORS; TO AMEND SECTION 9-8-60, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO RETIREMENT ELIGIBILITY UNDER THE RETIREMENT SYSTEM FOR JUDGES AND SOLICITORS, SO AS TO ALLOW A RETIREE UNDER THIS SYSTEM TO RECEIVE RETIREMENT BENEFITS WHILE EMPLOYED AS AN ATTORNEY BY AN EMPLOYER COVERED BY THE SOUTH CAROLINA RETIREMENT SYSTEM OR SOUTH CAROLINA POLICE OFFICERS RETIREMENT SYSTEM AND REQUIRE MEMBERSHIP IN THOSE SYSTEMS EXCEPT WHEN OPTING OUT AND TO ALLOW A SOLICITOR'S CREDITED SERVICE RATHER THAN ACTIVE SERVICE COUNT TOWARD ADDITIONAL RETIREMENT BENEFITS; AND TO AMEND SECTION 9-8-120, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO REEMPLOYED MEMBERS, SO AS TO MAKE A CONFORMING AMENDMENT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3939 -- Reps. D. Smith and Littlejohn: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO PROVIDE THAT THE SCHOOL DAYS MISSED ON AUGUST 20 AND 21, 1998, BY THE STUDENTS OF CANNONS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL IN SPARTANBURG SCHOOL DISTRICT THREE FOR SCHOOL YEAR 1998-99 WHEN THE SCHOOL WAS CLOSED DUE TO CONSTRUCTION DEFICIENCIES IN A NEW FACILITY 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.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Ratified

H. 3940 -- Rep. Wilkins: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO AUTHORIZE THE YMCA YOUTH IN GOVERNMENT PROGRAM OF SOUTH CAROLINA TO USE THE AVAILABLE COMMITTEE ROOMS LOCATED IN THE BLATT BUILDING AND THE CHAMBER OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES ON THURSDAY, DECEMBER 2, 1999, AND FRIDAY, DECEMBER 3, 1999.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3941 -- Rep. Wilkins: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO PROVIDE THAT THE MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES AUTHORIZE THE SOUTH CAROLINA JAYCEES MODEL LEGISLATURE TO UTILIZE THE BLATT BUILDING ON SATURDAY, AUGUST 7, 1999, AND SUNDAY, AUGUST 8, 1999, IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE BUILDING POLICY OF THE RESPECTIVE BODY TO CONDUCT A GOVERNMENT PROGRAM.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3942 -- Rep. Walker: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE CONGRATULATIONS OF THE MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO THE INDEPENDENT INSURANCE AGENTS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, CELEBRATING IN JUNE, 1999, THE ONE HUNDREDTH ANNIVERSARY OF THE GROUP'S FOUNDING AND TO EXPRESS APPRECIATION TO ITS PAST AND CURRENT MEMBERS FOR THEIR SERVICE TO THE PEOPLE OF THIS STATE AND THEIR CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE STATE'S ECONOMIC GROWTH AND WELL-BEING.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3943 -- Rep. D. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 7, TITLE 1, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE ATTORNEY GENERAL, SO AS TO ADD SECTION 1-7-83, PROVIDING THAT THE ATTORNEY GENERAL SHALL PROMULGATE REGULATIONS ABOUT THE PAYMENT OF LEGAL FEES TO PRIVATE ATTORNEYS WHO CONDUCT LITIGATION FOR THE STATE, AND TO AMEND SECTION 1-11-180, RELATING TO THE POWERS OF THE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE BOARD MUST APPROVE FEE STATEMENTS OF PRIVATE ATTORNEYS WHO CONTRACT WITH THE ATTORNEY GENERAL BEFORE THE ATTORNEY GENERAL AUTHORIZES THEIR PAYMENT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3944 -- Reps. Seithel, Campsen, Mack and Whatley: A BILL TO ABOLISH THE EIGHT CONSTITUENT AREA BOARDS OF SCHOOL TRUSTEES IN CHARLESTON COUNTY AND TO DEVOLVE THEIR POWERS, DUTIES, ASSETS, AND LIABILITIES UPON THE CHARLESTON COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT BOARD OF TRUSTEES; TO AUTHORIZE THE DISTRICT BOARD TO APPOINT UP TO EIGHT ADVISORY BOARDS TO THE DISTRICT BOARD; AND TO DIRECT THE DISTRICT BOARD TO FURTHER DELINEATE THE ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF VARIOUS SCHOOL COUNCILS AND BOARDS; AND TO AMEND ACT 340 OF 1967, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE CHARLESTON COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT AND VARIOUS DUTIES OF THE DISTRICT SUPERINTENDENT AND THE BOARD SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE SUPERINTENDENT OF EDUCATION OF CHARLESTON COUNTY IS THE CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER OF THE DISTRICT, WHO SHALL HIRE ALL DISTRICT PERSONNEL, INCLUDING TEACHERS, AND WHO SHALL HIRE AREA SUPERINTENDENTS TO CONSULT WITH SCHOOL PRINCIPALS AND TO ACT AS INTERMEDIARY BETWEEN THE PRINCIPALS AND THE DISTRICT SUPERINTENDENT; AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE DISTRICT BUDGET MUST BE SUBMITTED TO CHARLESTON COUNTY COUNCIL, RATHER THAN TO THE COUNTY LEGISLATIVE DELEGATION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3945 -- Education and Public Works Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE COMMISSION ON HIGHER EDUCATION, RELATING TO SOUTH CAROLINA ACADEMIC ENDOWMENT INCENTIVE ACT OF 1997, SOUTH CAROLINA HIGHER EDUCATION MATCHING GIFT FUND, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 2361, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading

H. 3946 -- Education and Public Works Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE COMMISSION ON HIGHER EDUCATION, RELATING TO LEGISLATIVE INCENTIVES FOR FUTURE EXCELLENCE (LIFE) SCHOLARSHIPS, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 2360, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Debate Adjourned
Point of Order

H. 3947 -- Reps. Miller and Battle: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO HEARTILY CONGRATULATE THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVE'S ESTEEMED READING CLERK, BUBBA CROMER, ON THE OCCASION OF HIS BIRTHDAY, APRIL 19, 1999.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3948 -- Rep. Harrison: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE HAMMOND SCHOOL BOYS BASKETBALL TEAM AND ITS COACHES, STAFF, AND SCHOOL OFFICIALS ON THURSDAY, MAY 6, 1999, AT A TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER FOR THE PURPOSE OF BEING RECOGNIZED FOR WINNING THE 1998-1999 SOUTH CAROLINA INDEPENDENT SCHOOLS' ASSOCIATION BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3949 -- Rep. Sandifer: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE CONGRATULATIONS OF THE MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA TO THREE MEMBERS OF THE SENECA HIGH SCHOOL "MAT CATS" BOYS WRESTLING TEAM, DERRICK JOHNSON, TONY BUTLER, AND GREG COUTU, ON THE OCCASION OF THEIR WINNING THE 1998-99 CLASS AAA STATE WRESTLING CHAMPIONSHIP IN THEIR RESPECTIVE WEIGHT CLASS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3950 -- Rep. Davenport: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE APPRECIATION OF THE MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO MR. JOHN THROCKMORTON OF THE SPRINGFIELD COMMUNITY IN SPARTANBURG COUNTY FOR HIS DISTINGUISHED SERVICE ON THE SPARTANBURG COUNTY TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE AND HIS MANY CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE LIFE OF HIS COMMUNITY.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3951 -- Reps. Harris, Jennings, Carnell, H. Brown and Law: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 61-4-580, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PROHIBITED ACTS IN AN ESTABLISHMENT LICENSED TO SELL BEER OR WINE, SO AS TO EXEMPT FROM THE PROHIBITION ON GAMBLING OR GAMES OF CHANCE PROMOTIONAL GAMES CONDUCTED IN CONNECTION WITH THE SALE OR PROMOTION OF A CONSUMER PRODUCT OR SERVICE IN WHICH NO ENTRY FEE OR PURCHASE IS REQUIRED OF A PARTICIPANT AND THIS NO FEE OR PURCHASE REQUIREMENT IS CLEARLY DISCLOSED.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading

H. 3952 -- Reps. Loftis, Allison, Altman, Barrett, Beck, H. Brown, J. Brown, T. Brown, Campsen, Canty, Cato, Chellis, Clyburn, Cooper, Davenport, Delleney, Easterday, Emory, Fleming, Gilham, Govan, Hamilton, Harrell, Harris, Harvin, Haskins, Hawkins, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Jennings, Keegan, Kirsh, Klauber, Koon, Lanford, Leach, Lee, Littlejohn, Lourie, Lucas, Maddox, Martin, Mason, McCraw, McGee, McKay, McMahand, Meacham, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, Phillips, Pinckney, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Riser, Robinson, Scott, Sharpe, Simrill, D. Smith, F. Smith, R. Smith, Stille, Taylor, Trotter, Vaughn, Tripp, Walker, Webb, Wilkins, Witherspoon, Woodrum and Young-Brickell: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-21-2772, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO VIDEO POKER DEFINITIONS, SO AS TO DEFINE "WARNING LABEL"; TO AMEND SECTION 12-21-2774, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO STANDARDS FOR LICENSED VIDEO GAME MACHINES, SO AS TO REQUIRE THAT ALL LICENSED VIDEO GAME MACHINES MUST DISPLAY A WARNING LABEL ADVISING THAT GAMBLING CAN BE ADDICTIVE AND PROVIDING A TOLL FREE NUMBER FOR HELP WITH GAMBLING ADDICTION; BY ADDING SECTION 12-21-1227, RELATING TO THE COST OF THE WARNING LABEL SO AS TO ESTABLISH AND PROVIDE FOR THE USE OF A SPECIAL GAMBLER'S ADDICTION FUND; TO AMEND SECTION 12-21-2802, RELATING TO DISPLAY OF SIGNS ON LICENSED MACHINES, SO AS TO REQUIRE MACHINE OWNERS AND OWNERS OF LICENSES TO PROVIDE HANDOUTS WITH CERTAIN QUESTIONS AND INFORMATION PERTAINING TO GAMBLING ADDICTION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3953 -- Rep. Battle: A BILL TO AMEND TITLE 46, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO AGRICULTURE, BY ADDING CHAPTER 30, ARTICLE 3 SO AS TO ESTABLISH THE SOUTH CAROLINA TOBACCO COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BOARD, AND TO PROVIDE FOR ITS MEMBERSHIP, POWERS, AND DUTIES RELATING TO THE ALLOCATION OF PRIVATE TRUST FUNDS AMONG TOBACCO GROWERS AND TOBACCO QUOTA HOLDERS; TO AMEND SECTION 1-23-10, RELATING TO THE ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURES ACT, SO AS TO EXEMPT THE BOARD FROM ITS SCOPE; TO AMEND SECTION 8-13-770, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE PROHIBITION AGAINST LEGISLATIVE MEMBERS SERVING ON STATE BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS, SO AS TO INCLUDE THE TOBACCO COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BOARD AS AN EXCEPTION TO THIS PROHIBITION, AND TO AMEND SECTION 15-78-60, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE EXCEPTIONS TO THE WAIVER OF IMMUNITY UNDER THE TORT CLAIMS ACT, SO AS TO ADD AS AN EXCEPTION THE ACTIONS OF THE TOBACCO COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BOARD.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Recommitted

H. 3954 -- Rep. Wilkins: A HOUSE RESOLUTION CONGRATULATING RICHARD (NICK) S. FISHER, ESQUIRE, OF GREENVILLE COUNTY ON THE TWENTY-FIFTH ANNIVERSARY OF HIS DEDICATED ENDEAVORS WITH THE PARALEGAL DEPARTMENT OF GREENVILLE TECHNICAL COLLEGE, AND COMMENDING HIM FOR HIS OUTSTANDING WORK IN THE EDUCATION AND TRAINING OF PARALEGALS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3955 -- Reps. Wilkins, Carnell, Haskins, Allen, Allison, Altman, Askins, Bailey, Bales, Barfield, Barrett, Battle, Beck, Bowers, Breeland, G. Brown, H. Brown, J. Brown, T. Brown, Campsen, Canty, Cato, Chellis, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Easterday, Edge, Emory, Fleming, Gamble, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Hamilton, Harrell, Harris, Harrison, Harvin, Hawkins, Hayes, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Howard, Inabinett, Jennings, Keegan, Kelley, Kennedy, Kirsh, Klauber, Knotts, Koon, Lanford, Law, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, Maddox, Martin, Mason, McCraw, McGee, McKay, M. McLeod, W. McLeod, McMahand, Meacham, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Parks, Phillips, Pinckney, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Riser, Robinson, Rodgers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scott, Seithel, Sharpe, Sheheen, Simrill, D. Smith, F. Smith, J. Smith, R. Smith, Stille, Stuart, Taylor, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Vaughn, Walker, Webb, Whatley, Whipper, Wilder, Wilkes, Witherspoon, Woodrum and Young-Brickell: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION EXPRESSING PROFOUND SORROW AT THE DEATH OF HOLLY SELF DRUMMOND, LEADING SOUTH CAROLINIAN, GREENWOOD COUNTY NATIVE, AND WIFE OF OUR BELOVED COLLEAGUE IN THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY, THE HONORABLE JOHN W. DRUMMOND, AND EXTENDING DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO SENATOR DRUMMOND AND ALL THE MEMBERS OF THE SELF AND DRUMMOND FAMILIES.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3956 -- Judiciary Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE STATE LAW ENFORCEMENT DIVISION, RELATING TO THE STATE DNA DATABASE, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 2316, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Point of Order
Ratified

H. 3957 -- Reps. Harrison and Cato: A BILL TO AMEND TITLE 15, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO CIVIL REMEDIES AND PROCEDURES, BY ADDING CHAPTER 79 SO AS TO ENACT THE "SOUTH CAROLINA STRUCTURED SETTLEMENT PROTECTION ACT", WHICH PROVIDES PROCEDURES TO REGULATE THE TRANSFER OF STRUCTURED SETTLEMENTS, INCLUDING PROVISIONS REQUIRING COURT APPROVAL IN ADVANCE FOR THE TRANSFER OF STRUCTURED SETTLEMENT PAYMENT RIGHTS, ESTABLISHING DISCLOSURE AND FILING REQUIREMENTS AND FINDINGS NEEDED FOR COURT APPROVAL OF TRANSFERS, AND ESTABLISHING THE JURISDICTION OF THE CIRCUIT COURTS FOR APPROVING TRANSFERS OF STRUCTURED SETTLEMENTS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3958 -- Reps. Lee and Davenport: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 1-30-10, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENTS OF STATE GOVERNMENT, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE GOVERNING AUTHORITY OF THE DEPARTMENT OF INSURANCE SHALL BE THE "COMMISSIONER OF INSURANCE" ELECTED TO OFFICE UNDER THE LAWS OF THIS STATE; TO AMEND SECTION 38-1-20, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS UNDER THE INSURANCE LAWS OF THIS STATE, SO AS TO DELETE THE DEFINITION OF "DIRECTOR" OF THE DEPARTMENT OF INSURANCE AND SUBSTITUTE THEREFOR "COMMISSIONER OF INSURANCE"; TO AMEND SECTION 38-3-10, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF INSURANCE, SO AS TO DELETE CERTAIN PROVISIONS RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT'S DIRECTOR, PROVIDE THAT THE COMMISSIONER OF INSURANCE SHALL BE ELECTED RATHER THAN APPOINTED, AND MAKE CHANGES IN THE PROVISIONS CONCERNING THE REMOVAL OF THE COMMISSIONER; TO AMEND SECTION 38-3-100, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE DIRECTOR OF THE DEPARTMENT OF INSURANCE, SO AS TO, AMONG OTHER CHANGES, SUBSTITUTE "COMMISSIONER OF INSURANCE" FOR "DIRECTOR OF THE DEPARTMENT OF INSURANCE" AND DELETE THE REQUIREMENT THAT, IF THE COMMISSIONER BECOMES A CANDIDATE FOR PUBLIC OFFICE OR BECOMES A MEMBER OF A POLITICAL COMMITTEE DURING TENURE, HIS OFFICE MUST BE IMMEDIATELY VACATED; TO AMEND THE 1976 CODE BY ADDING SECTION 38-3-102 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE COMMISSIONER OF INSURANCE MUST BE ELECTED TO OFFICE BY THE QUALIFIED ELECTORS OF THE STATE IN THE GENERAL ELECTION AND PROVIDE FOR THE COMMISSIONER'S TERM OF OFFICE, QUALIFICATIONS, VACANCIES, AND RELATED MATTERS; AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE ELECTION OF THE COMMISSIONER OF INSURANCE BEGINS WITH THE 2002 STATEWIDE ELECTION PROCESS AND THAT THE DIRECTOR SERVING ON THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS ACT SHALL CONTINUE TO SERVE UNTIL HIS SUCCESSOR IS ELECTED AND QUALIFIES FOR OFFICE AS COMMISSIONER OF INSURANCE; TO PROVIDE THAT EVERY REFERENCE TO "DIRECTOR OF THE DEPARTMENT OF INSURANCE" IN THE 1976 CODE SHALL BE DEEMED TO MEAN "COMMISSIONER OF INSURANCE"; AND TO AUTHORIZE AND DIRECT THE CODE COMMISSIONER TO CHANGE CERTAIN REFERENCES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3959 -- Rep. Cobb-Hunter: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE THE BULLDOGS OF HOLLY HILL-ROBERTS HIGH SCHOOL IN ORANGEBURG COUNTY ON WINNING THE STATE 1999 CLASS AAA BOYS BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3960 -- Reps. Barfield, Rhoad and Witherspoon: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 50-13-1187, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO BAIT THAT MAY BE USED WITH TROTLINES, SET HOOKS, AND JUGS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT LIVE NONGAME FISH AND BREAM MAY BE USED WITH SINGLE-BARBED SET HOOKS, INCLUDING ON TROTLINES HAVING NOT MORE THAN TWENTY HOOKS, THAT HAVE A SHANK-TO-POINT GAP OF ONE AND THREE-SIXTEENTHS INCHES OR GREATER ON THE BLACK, BIG PEE DEE, LITTLE PEE DEE, LUMBER, AND WACCAMAW RIVERS, TO PROVIDE THAT IT IS UNLAWFUL TO HAVE MORE THAN THIRTY BREAM IN POSSESSION WHEN FISHING ON THESE RIVERS, TO PROVIDE THAT BREAM MAY NOT BE USED AS BAIT AFTER JUNE 30, 2001, AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Senate Amendments Amended
Point of Order
Enrolled
Message from Senate
Ratified

H. 3961 -- Rep. Emory: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION RECOGNIZING AND SALUTING THE BROTHERHOOD ORGANIZATION OF FIRST WASHINGTON BAPTIST CHURCH OF LANCASTER FOR ITS "1999 MEN'S DAY OBSERVANCE" SCHEDULED FOR SUNDAY, APRIL 25, 1999.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3962 -- Reps. Koon, Riser, Gamble, Knotts, Allen, Allison, Altman, Askins, Bailey, Bales, Barfield, Barrett, Battle, Beck, Bowers, Breeland, G. Brown, H. Brown, J. Brown, T. Brown, Campsen, Canty, Carnell, Cato, Chellis, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Easterday, Edge, Emory, Fleming, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Hamilton, Harrell, Harris, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hawkins, Hayes, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Howard, Inabinett, Jennings, Keegan, Kelley, Kennedy, Kirsh, Klauber, Lanford, Law, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, Maddox, Martin, Mason, McCraw, McGee, McKay, M. McLeod, W. McLeod, McMahand, Meacham, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Parks, Phillips, Pinckney, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Robinson, Rodgers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scott, Seithel, Sharpe, Sheheen, Simrill, D. Smith, F. Smith, J. Smith, R. Smith, Stille, Stuart, Taylor, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Vaughn, Walker, Webb, Whatley, Whipper, Wilder, Wilkes, Wilkins, Witherspoon, Woodrum and Young-Brickell: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE PROFOUND SORROW OF THE MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY UPON THE DEATH OF COLONEL CLARENCE E. STUART OF PELION AND TO EXTEND DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO HIS FAMILY AND MANY FRIENDS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3963 -- Rep. Quinn: A BILL TO PROVIDE FOR AN EQUIVALENT MILLAGE CALCULATION TO BE USED TO COMPUTE AD VALOREM PROPERTY TAXES IN TAXING DISTRICTS LOCATED IN RICHLAND-LEXINGTON SCHOOL DISTRICT 5 IN WHICH PROPERTY TAX EQUALIZATION AND REASSESSMENT IS OCCURRING, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE MANNER IN WHICH THE EQUIVALENT MILLAGE SHALL BE CALCULATED IN THESE TAXING DISTRICTS FOR PURPOSES OF THE TRUST FUND FOR TAX RELIEF.
Introduced and Committed
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Amended
Recalled
Other proceedings
Point of Order
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Non-Concurrence
Enrolled
Conference Committee
Free Conference Committee
Report of Free Conference Committee
Adopted
Message to Senate
Message to Senate
Message to Senate
Message from Senate
Message from Senate
Message from Senate
Ratified

H. 3964 -- Education and Public Works Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION, RELATING TO USE AND DISSEMINATION OF TEST RESULTS, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 2368, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings

H. 3965 -- Education and Public Works Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION, RELATING TO BASIC SKILLS ASSESSMENT PROGRAM, MINIMUM STANDARDS OF STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT FOR GRADES 1, 2, 3, 6, AND 8 (REPEAL), DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 2370, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings

H. 3966 -- Education and Public Works Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION, RELATING TO BASIC SKILLS ASSESSMENT PROGRAM, MINIMUM STANDARDS OF STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT FOR READING AND MATHEMATICS IN GRADES 11 (REPEAL), DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 2371, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings

H. 3967 -- Reps. J. Smith, Haskins, Barrett, Bowers, T. Brown, Cato, Clyburn, Emory, Gourdine, J. Hines, Law, Leach, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Mack, McCraw, McMahand, Moody-Lawrence, Ott, Phillips, Robinson, Sandifer, D. Smith, Tripp, Whatley and Wilder: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 16-17-475 SO AS TO CREATE THE FELONY OFFENSE OF VOYEURISM BY PROHIBITING A PERSON FROM PHOTOGRAPHING, VIDEOTAPING, OR FILMING ANOTHER PERSON, WITHOUT CONSENT, IN A PLACE WHERE THE PERSON HAS A REASONABLE EXPECTATION OF PRIVACY; AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES AND EXCEPTIONS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3968 -- Reps. Jennings, Kennedy, Haskins, F. Smith, Simrill, Askins, Bailey, Battle, Bowers, Cato, Chellis, Davenport, J. Hines, M. Hines, Kirsh, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Maddox, Martin, Mason, McGee, W. McLeod, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, Rice, R. Smith, Taylor, Webb, Witherspoon, Young-Brickell, Barrett, Sandifer, Wilkins, Walker and Allen: A BILL TO AMEND TITLE 12, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO TAXATION, BY ADDING CHAPTER 22 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE REGULATION, LICENSING, TAXATION, AND CIVIL AND CRIMINAL ENFORCEMENT OF VIDEO GAME MACHINES WITH A FREE PLAY FEATURE, ARCADE GAME MACHINES, AND OTHER DEVICES INCLUDING PROVISIONS TO VEST PRIMARY ENFORCEMENT AND REGULATORY POWERS IN THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE AND THE SOUTH CAROLINA LAW ENFORCEMENT DIVISION, TO PROVIDE FOR LICENSE FEES ON MACHINE MANUFACTURERS, DISTRIBUTORS, TECHNICIANS, OWNERS, AND OPERATORS, TO PROVIDE LICENSE FEES FOR MACHINES AND LICENSED ESTABLISHMENTS, TO PROVIDE FOR AN IMPOSITION OF TAXES ON NET MACHINE INCOME AND ON PLAYER WINNINGS, TO PROVIDE FOR THE USE OF REVENUES GENERATED BY THIS CHAPTER, TO PROVIDE FOR LOCATION RESTRICTIONS AND CASINO PROHIBITIONS AND THE PHASING OUT OF EXISTING CASINOS, TO PROVIDE FOR PUBLIC NOTICE AND OTHER NOTIFICATION PROVISIONS TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC, TO PROVIDE FOR THE MANNER IN WHICH AND REQUIREMENTS UNDER WHICH THESE MACHINES MAY BE PLAYED INCLUDING PROHIBITING THE OFFERING OF INDUCEMENTS, THE REGULATION OF ADVERTISING, AND CERTAIN LIMITATIONS ON BETS AND WINNINGS, TO PROVIDE FOR TECHNICAL STANDARDS AND SPECIFICATIONS FOR THESE MACHINES AND THEIR EQUIPMENT, TO PROVIDE FOR BACKGROUND INVESTIGATIONS OF PERSONS ASSOCIATED WITH THE OPERATION OF THESE MACHINES AND THE ACTIONS THE DEPARTMENT MAY TAKE AS A RESULT OF THE BACKGROUND INVESTIGATIONS, TO PROVIDE PROCEDURES FOR LICENSE REVOCATIONS AND PENALTIES, TO PERMIT CIVIL ACTIONS UNDER SPECIFIED CONDITIONS FOR CERTAIN VIOLATIONS, TO PROVIDE CRIMINAL PENALTIES FOR CERTAIN VIOLATIONS, TO PROVIDE FOR THE MANNER IN WHICH COUNTIES AND MUNICIPALITIES MAY ALSO LICENSE AND TAX THESE MACHINES, AND TO PROVIDE FOR SEPARATE REQUIREMENTS FOR THE REGULATION, LICENSING, TAXATION, AND ENFORCEMENT OF ARCADE GAME MACHINES AND OTHER AMUSEMENT DEVICES INCLUDING A PROVISION THAT PROHIBITS CASH WINNINGS; TO AMEND SECTION 12-60-3370, RELATING TO BOND REQUIRED PRIOR TO A TAXPAYER APPEAL TO CIRCUIT COURT, SO AS TO REQUIRE A BOND OF A PERSON APPEALING CERTAIN VIDEO GAME MACHINE VIOLATIONS TO THE CIRCUIT COURT AND TO PROVIDE CIVIL MONETARY SANCTIONS IF THE APPEAL IS UNSUCCESSFUL; TO AMEND SECTION 61-4-580, RELATING TO PROHIBITED ACTS REGARDING BEER AND WINE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT ACTIVITIES AUTHORIZED BY CHAPTER 22 OF TITLE 12 ABOVE ON THE PREMISES OF ESTABLISHMENTS LICENSED TO SELL BEER AND WINE ARE NOT A PROHIBITED ACT IN ESTABLISHMENTS PERMITTED FOR OFF PREMISES CONSUMPTION AND TO REQUIRE A SEPARATE ROOM FOR MACHINES IN PREMISES WITH ON PREMISES CONSUMPTION PERMITS AND LICENSES AND TO PROHIBIT THE CONSUMPTION OF ALCOHOLIC LIQUORS, BEER, AND WINE IN THIS SEPARATE ROOM AND TO PROVIDE FOR REVOCATION OF LICENSES AND PERMITS FOR VIOLATIONS; TO ADD SECTIONS 16-19-65, 16-19-66, AND 16-19-67 SO AS TO MAKE IT UNLAWFUL FOR ANY PERSON TO KEEP CERTAIN TYPES OF GAME OR SLOT MACHINES ON HIS PREMISES, TO MAKE IT UNLAWFUL FOR ANY PERSON TO OPERATE SUCH MACHINES, TO MAKE IT UNLAWFUL FOR ANY PERSON TO CHEAT OR DEFRAUD THE OWNER OF A LAWFUL MACHINE OF ITS CONTENTS, TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS AND AUTHORIZE THE SEIZURE OF UNLAWFUL MACHINES, TO PROVIDE STANDARDS FOR VIDEO GAME MACHINES, MODEMS, LOCATION CONTROLLERS, SOFTWARE, HARDWARE, THE CENTRAL COMPUTER MONITORING SYSTEM, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT UNTIL THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE ADOPTS SUCH STANDARDS PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 22 OF TITLE 12 ABOVE; AND TO REPEAL ARTICLE 19, CHAPTER 21 OF TITLE 12 RELATING TO COIN-OPERATING MACHINES, DEVICES, AND OTHER AMUSEMENTS AND ARTICLE 20, CHAPTER 21 OF TITLE 12 RELATING TO THE VIDEO GAME MACHINES ACT.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3969 -- Rep. Townsend: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 7, TITLE 5, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE POWERS AND DUTIES OF MUNICIPALITIES BY ADDING SECTION 5-7-45 SO AS TO PROVIDE AN ABSENTEE PROPERTY OWNER SHALL REMOVE A DANGEROUS STRUCTURE FROM HIS PROPERTY IN TIMELY FASHION, TO PROVIDE NOTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS BY THE MUNICIPALITY, TO PROVIDE AUTHORITY TO THE MUNICIPALITY TO REMOVE THE STRUCTURE AND RECOVER COSTS FROM THE PROPERTY OWNER, TO PROVIDE NOTIFICATION TO PROSPECTIVE PURCHASERS, AND TO PROVIDE DEFINITIONS OF CERTAIN TERMS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3970 -- Reps. Scott, Bales, J. Brown, Cotty, Harrison, Howard, Lourie, J.H. Neal, Quinn, Rutherford and J. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 7-7-465, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE DESIGNATION OF VOTING PRECINCTS IN RICHLAND COUNTY, SO AS TO ESTABLISH NEW PRECINCTS AND RENAME CERTAIN EXISTING PRECINCTS.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Ratified

H. 3971 -- Rep. J.H. Neal: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE THE MEMBERS AND OFFICERS OF MOUNT PISGAH BAPTIST CHURCH OF REMBERT FOR ONE HUNDRED THIRTY-SIX YEARS OF SPIRITUAL OUTREACH AND CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE REMBERT AND SUMTER COMMUNITIES.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3972 -- Reps. Barrett, Woodrum, Simrill, Knotts, Kelley, Keegan, Law, Vaughn, Easterday, R. Smith, Allison, Altman, Barfield, Battle, Beck, Bowers, T. Brown, Campsen, Cato, Chellis, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Delleney, Edge, Emory, Gilham, Govan, Hamilton, Harrell, Harris, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hawkins, J. Hines, Hinson, Jennings, Kirsh, Klauber, Koon, Lanford, Leach, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Maddox, Martin, Mason, McCraw, McGee, M. McLeod, W. McLeod, Meacham, Miller, J.H. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Phillips, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Riser, Robinson, Rodgers, Sandifer, Seithel, Sharpe, D. Smith, F. Smith, J. Smith, Stille, Taylor, Townsend, Tripp, Walker, Webb, Whatley, Wilder, Wilkes, Wilkins, Witherspoon and Young-Brickell: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 2-7-125 SO AS TO PROHIBIT THE APPROPRIATION OF SURPLUS FUNDS FOR RECURRING EXPENDITURES OF STATE AGENCIES, TO DEFINE "RECURRING EXPENSES", AND TO PROVIDE EXCEPTIONS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3973 -- Rep. Barrett: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 11-11-140, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO LIMITS ON APPROPRIATION OF SURPLUS GENERAL FUND REVENUES, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR DESIGNATION AND USE OF THOSE FUNDS REALIZED AT FISCAL YEAR END FOR CASH PAYMENTS FOR PREVIOUSLY APPROVED CAPITAL PROJECTS AND TO PAY OFF EXISTING DEBT, IN SPECIFIED PERCENTAGES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3974 -- Reps. Edge and Barfield: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 37, TITLE 5 OF THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO MUNICIPAL IMPROVEMENT DISTRICTS, SO AS TO FURTHER DEFINE THE POWERS OF MUNICIPAL GOVERNING BODIES WITH RESPECT TO FINANCING AND LEVYING ASSESSMENTS UPON SUCH DISTRICTS.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3975 -- Reps. Knotts, Whatley, Allen, Allison, Altman, Askins, Bailey, Bales, Barfield, Barrett, Battle, Beck, Bowers, Breeland, G. Brown, H. Brown, J. Brown, T. Brown, Campsen, Canty, Carnell, Cato, Chellis, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Easterday, Edge, Emory, Fleming, Gamble, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Hamilton, Harrell, Harris, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hawkins, Hayes, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Howard, Inabinett, Jennings, Keegan, Kelley, Kennedy, Kirsh, Klauber, Koon, Lanford, Law, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, Maddox, Martin, Mason, McCraw, McGee, McKay, M. McLeod, W. McLeod, McMahand, Meacham, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Parks, Phillips, Pinckney, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Riser, Robinson, Rodgers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scott, Seithel, Sharpe, Sheheen, Simrill, D. Smith, F. Smith, J. Smith, R. Smith, Stille, Stuart, Taylor, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Vaughn, Walker, Webb, Whipper, Wilder, Wilkes, Wilkins, Witherspoon, Woodrum and Young-Brickell: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THE HONORABLE JIM HODGES, GOVERNOR, TO MAKE AVAILABLE TO SCHOOLS IN THE STATE THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN AFFAIRS' COMMUNITY RELATIONS UNIT TO PROVIDE COUNSELING TO STUDENTS WHO MAY BE IN NEED OF SUCH ASSISTANCE AS A RESULT OF THE TRAGIC EVENT THIS WEEK AT COLUMBINE HIGH SCHOOL IN LITTLETON, COLORADO.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3976 -- Rep. J.H. Neal: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION CONGRATULATING THE PASTOR, OFFICERS, AND MEMBERS OF THE NEW LIGHT BEULAH BAPTIST OUTREACH CENTER IN RICHLAND COUNTY ON THE CELEBRATION OF ITS SECOND ANNIVERSARY OPEN HOUSE.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3977 -- Reps. Wilkes, Allen, Allison, Altman, Askins, Bailey, Bales, Barfield, Barrett, Battle, Beck, Bowers, Breeland, Campsen, Canty, Carnell, Cato, Chellis, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Cooper, Cotty, D. Smith, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Easterday, Edge, Emory, F. Smith, Fleming, G. Brown, Gamble, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, H. Brown, Hamilton, Harrell, Harris, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hawkins, Hayes, Hinson, Howard, Inabinett, J. Brown, J. Hines, J. Smith, Jennings, Keegan, Kelley, Kennedy, Kirsh, Klauber, Knotts, Koon, Lanford, Law, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, M. Hines, M. McLeod, Mack, Maddox, Martin, Mason, McCraw, McGee, McKay, McMahand, Meacham, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Parks, Phillips, Pinckney, Quinn, R. Smith, Rhoad, Rice, Riser, Robinson, Rodgers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scott, Seithel, Sharpe, Sheheen, Simrill, Stille, Stuart, T. Brown, Taylor, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Vaughn, W. McLeod, Walker, Webb, Whatley, Whipper, Wilder, Wilkins, Witherspoon, Woodrum and Young-Brickell: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE GRATITUDE AND APPRECIATION OF THE MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO OUR ASSISTANT CHIEF PAGE, WILLIAM PATRICK FRICK OF FAIRFIELD COUNTY, AND TO THANK HIM FOR HIS DEDICATED AND LOYAL SERVICE TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES FOR THE PAST FIVE YEARS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3978 -- Reps. Carnell, W. McLeod, Wilkins, Klauber, Parks and Stille: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO NAME THE BRIDGE ON HIGHWAY 34 AT THE LAKE GREENWOOD DAM OVER THE SALUDA RIVER AT THE GREENWOOD COUNTY - NEWBERRY COUNTY LINE THE "HOLLY SELF DRUMMOND BRIDGE", AND FURTHER REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT TO ERECT APPROPRIATE MARKERS OR SIGNS REFLECTING THIS DESIGNATION.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3979 -- Rep. Rhoad: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND MONNIE AND EVELYN SINGLETON OF EHRHARDT FOR THEIR DEDICATION TO FAMILY AND FAMILY VALUES EXHIBITED OVER MANY YEARS WHILE RAISING A FAMILY OF NINE OUTSTANDING AND ACCOMPLISHED CHILDREN, AND TO CONGRATULATE THEM AND THE ENTIRE SINGLETON FAMILY ON THE OCCASION OF THE SINGLETON FAMILY BEING NAMED THE 1999 BLACK FAMILY OF THE YEAR BY THE THIRTEENTH ANNUAL NATIONAL BLACK FAMILY SUMMIT.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3980 -- Rep. Rhoad: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE FAMILY OF MONNIE AND EVELYN SINGLETON OF EHRHARDT ON A DATE AND TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER FOR THE PURPOSE OF BEING RECOGNIZED FOR THE SINGLETON FAMILY BEING NAMED THE 1999 BLACK FAMILY OF THE YEAR BY THE THIRTEENTH ANNUAL NATIONAL BLACK FAMILY SUMMIT.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3981 -- Rep. Witherspoon: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 21, TITLE 50, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO EQUIPMENT AND OPERATION OF WATERCRAFT BY ADDING SECTION 50-21-180 RELATING TO PUBLIC ACCESS TO STATE WATERS SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IT IS THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES TO COORDINATE WITH COUNTY LEGISLATIVE DELEGATIONS TO PROVIDE ADEQUATE AND SAFE PUBLIC BOATING ACCESS TO STATE WATERS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3982 -- Rep. Phillips: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO FIX 12:00 NOON ON WEDNESDAY, MAY 12, 1999, AS THE TIME FOR THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES AND THE SENATE TO MEET IN JOINT SESSION IN THE HALL OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES FOR THE PURPOSE OF ELECTING MEMBERS OF THE BOARDS OF TRUSTEES OF THE CITADEL, COASTAL CAROLINA UNIVERSITY, LANDER UNIVERSITY, SOUTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY, WIL LOU GRAY OPPORTUNITY SCHOOL, AND WINTHROP UNIVERSITY TO SUCCEED THOSE MEMBERS WHOSE TERMS EXPIRE IN 1999, OR WHOSE POSITIONS OTHERWISE MUST BE FILLED; AND TO ESTABLISH A PROCEDURE REGARDING NOMINATIONS AND NOMINATING AND SECONDING SPEECHES FOR THE CANDIDATES FOR THESE OFFICES DURING THE JOINT SESSION.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3983 -- Reps. Phillips, McCraw, Littlejohn, Allen, Allison, Altman, Askins, Bailey, Bales, Barfield, Barrett, Battle, Beck, Bowers, Breeland, G. Brown, H. Brown, J. Brown, T. Brown, Campsen, Canty, Carnell, Cato, Chellis, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Easterday, Edge, Emory, Fleming, Gamble, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Hamilton, Harrell, Harris, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hawkins, Hayes, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Howard, Inabinett, Jennings, Keegan, Kelley, Kennedy, Kirsh, Klauber, Knotts, Koon, Lanford, Law, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, Maddox, Martin, Mason, McGee, McKay, M. McLeod, W. McLeod, McMahand, Meacham, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Parks, Pinckney, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Riser, Robinson, Rodgers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scott, Seithel, Sharpe, Sheheen, Simrill, D. Smith, F. Smith, J. Smith, R. Smith, Stille, Stuart, Taylor, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Vaughn, Walker, Webb, Whatley, Whipper, Wilder, Wilkes, Wilkins, Witherspoon, Woodrum and Young-Brickell: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE DEEPEST SYMPATHY OF THE MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA TO THE FAMILY AND FRIENDS OF THE HONORABLE NEWTON CHARLES TAYLOR, A FORMER MEMBER OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES FROM CHEROKEE COUNTY.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3984 -- Rep. Hayes: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO NAME THE PORTION OF SOUTH FIFTH AVENUE BETWEEN MAIN STREET AND HAMPTON STREET IN THE TOWN OF DILLON, IN HONOR OF JUDGE MARION HARDY "SON" KINON AND TO ERECT APPROPRIATE MARKERS OR SIGNS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3985 -- Reps. Hayes and Hinson: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND MR. BILLY G. BAKER OF BERKELY COUNTY FOR HIS OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTIONS TO HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETICS AS EDITOR AND PUBLISHER OF HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS REPORT.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3986 -- Reps. Parks, Allen, Allison, Altman, Askins, Bailey, Bales, Barfield, Barrett, Battle, Beck, Bowers, Breeland, G. Brown, H. Brown, J. Brown, T. Brown, Campsen, Canty, Carnell, Cato, Chellis, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Easterday, Edge, Emory, Fleming, Gamble, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Hamilton, Harrell, Harris, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hawkins, Hayes, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Howard, Inabinett, Jennings, Keegan, Kelley, Kennedy, Kirsh, Klauber, Knotts, Koon, Lanford, Law, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, Maddox, Martin, Mason, McCraw, McGee, McKay, M. McLeod, W. McLeod, McMahand, Meacham, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Phillips, Pinckney, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Riser, Robinson, Rodgers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scott, Seithel, Sharpe, Sheheen, Simrill, D. Smith, F. Smith, J. Smith, R. Smith, Stille, Stuart, Taylor, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Vaughn, Walker, Webb, Whatley, Whipper, Wilder, Wilkes, Wilkins, Witherspoon, Woodrum and Young-Brickell: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND CONGRATULATE MT. HERMAN BAPTIST CHURCH OF GREENWOOD COUNTY UPON THE CELEBRATION OF ITS ONE HUNDRED ELEVENTH ANNIVERSARY.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3987 -- Reps. Scott, Allen, Allison, Altman, Askins, Bailey, Bales, Barfield, Barrett, Battle, Beck, Bowers, Breeland, G. Brown, H. Brown, J. Brown, T. Brown, Campsen, Canty, Carnell, Cato, Chellis, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Easterday, Edge, Emory, Fleming, Gamble, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Hamilton, Harrell, Harris, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hawkins, Hayes, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Howard, Inabinett, Jennings, Keegan, Kelley, Kennedy, Kirsh, Klauber, Knotts, Koon, Lanford, Law, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, Maddox, Martin, Mason, McCraw, McGee, McKay, M. McLeod, W. McLeod, McMahand, Meacham, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Parks, Phillips, Pinckney, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Riser, Robinson, Rodgers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Seithel, Sharpe, Sheheen, Simrill, D. Smith, F. Smith, J. Smith, R. Smith, Stille, Stuart, Taylor, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Vaughn, Walker, Webb, Whatley, Whipper, Wilder, Wilkes, Wilkins, Witherspoon, Woodrum and Young-Brickell: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION COMMENDING MR. C. DAVID WARREN OF RICHLAND COUNTY FOR HIS TWENTY YEARS OF OUTSTANDING SERVICE AS DIRECTOR OF THE RICHLAND COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY, AND RECOGNIZING THE RICHLAND COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY ON BEING RANKED AS ONE OF THE BEST LIBRARY SYSTEMS IN THE NATION.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3988 -- Rep. Cobb-Hunter: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO HONOR THE WORKING MEN AND WOMEN OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA WHO HAVE DIED ON THE JOB AND TO REQUEST THAT THE GOVERNOR DECLARE APRIL 28, 1999, "WORKERS MEMORIAL DAY".
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3989 -- Reps. Cato, Allen, Allison, Altman, Askins, Bailey, Bales, Barfield, Barrett, Battle, Beck, Bowers, Breeland, G. Brown, H. Brown, J. Brown, T. Brown, Campsen, Canty, Carnell, Chellis, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Easterday, Edge, Emory, Fleming, Gamble, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Hamilton, Harrell, Harris, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hawkins, Hayes, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Howard, Inabinett, Jennings, Keegan, Kelley, Kennedy, Kirsh, Klauber, Knotts, Koon, Lanford, Law, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, Maddox, Martin, Mason, McCraw, McGee, McKay, M. McLeod, W. McLeod, McMahand, Meacham, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Parks, Phillips, Pinckney, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Riser, Robinson, Rodgers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scott, Seithel, Sharpe, Sheheen, Simrill, D. Smith, F. Smith, J. Smith, R. Smith, Stille, Stuart, Taylor, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Vaughn, Walker, Webb, Whatley, Whipper, Wilder, Wilkes, Wilkins, Witherspoon, Woodrum and Young-Brickell: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE THE WEEK OF MAY 2-8, 1999, AS "ASSOCIATION WEEK", AS PROCLAIMED BY GOVERNOR JAMES H. HODGES, HONORING THE NONPROFIT NATIONAL, REGIONAL, STATE, AND LOCAL TRADE ASSOCIATIONS, PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES, AND COMMUNITY SERVICE ORGANIZATIONS IN SOUTH CAROLINA.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3990 -- Reps. G. Brown, J. Hines and Neilson: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION RECOGNIZING THE LEGACY OF THE LATE ROBERT C. "BOB" SCOTT, JR., OF FLORENCE AND EDISTO ISLAND AND HIS INVALUABLE CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE PEOPLE OF SOUTH CAROLINA THROUGH HIS DEDICATED ADVOCACY FOR PUBLIC EDUCATION.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3991 -- Reps. J. Smith, Allen, Battle, G. Brown, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Davenport, Emory, Gilham, Harrison, Hayes, J. Hines, M. Hines, Keegan, Lee, Lourie, Mack, Martin, McCraw, McMahand, Moody-Lawrence, Ott, Parks, Rhoad and Robinson: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO MEMORIALIZE THE PRESIDENT, THE CONGRESS, AND THE GOVERNMENT OF THE UNITED STATES TO MAINTAIN ITS COMMITMENT TO AMERICA'S MILITARY RETIREES BY PROVIDING LIFETIME HEALTH CARE FOR MILITARY RETIREES OVER THE AGE OF SIXTY-FIVE YEARS, TO PROVIDE AMERICA'S MILITARY RETIREES AND THEIR FAMILIES WITH THE HEALTH CARE THEY WERE PROMISED AND EARNED BY ENACTING COMPREHENSIVE LEGISLATION THAT AFFORDS MILITARY RETIREES ACCESS TO HEALTH CARE THROUGH MILITARY TREATMENT FACILITIES OR THE MILITARY'S NETWORK OF HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS, AND BY ENACTING LEGISLATION OPENING THE FEDERAL EMPLOYEES HEALTH BENEFIT PROGRAM TO UNIFORM SERVICES BENEFICIARIES ELIGIBLE FOR MEDICARE ON THE SAME BASIS AND CONDITIONS THAT APPLY TO FEDERAL CIVILIAN EMPLOYEES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3992 -- Reps. Hamilton, Cato, Easterday, Leach, Loftis, McMahand, Rice, Tripp, Vaughn and Wilkins: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO NAME THE PORTION OF SOUTH CAROLINA HIGHWAY 253 FROM ITS INTERSECTION WITH REID SCHOOL ROAD TO ITS INTERSECTION WITH SOUTH CAROLINA HIGHWAY 290 IN GREENVILLE COUNTY IN HONOR OF REVEREND JAMES H. THOMPSON, AND TO PLACE APPROPRIATE MARKERS OR SIGNS ON THE HIGHWAY REFLECTING THIS DESIGNATION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3993 -- Reps. Rodgers, Clyburn, Gilham, Gourdine, Hinson, Kelley, Kennedy and Lloyd: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 58-25-30, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE ACTIVATION AND DISSOLUTION OF A REGIONAL TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY, SO AS TO DEFINE THE NEW SOURCES OF REVENUE THAT REQUIRE THE ACTIVATION OF AN AUTHORITY TO BE APPROVED BY THE QUALIFIED ELECTORS WITHIN A PROPOSED SERVICE AREA; TO AMEND SECTION 58-25-35, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO COMPOSITION OF A REGIONAL TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY, SO AS TO MAKE A TECHNICAL CORRECTION; TO AMEND SECTION 58-25-40, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO A REGIONAL TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY'S BOARD MEMBERS, OFFICERS, AND STAFF SO AS TO DELETE A REFERENCE TO THE TERM "RESIDENT SENATOR", AND TO PROVIDE THAT IF A REGIONAL TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY EXPANDS INTO A CONTIGUOUS COUNTY, OR MUNICIPALITY, THE EXPANSION MUST BE APPROVED BY THE QUALIFIED ELECTORS IN THOSE COUNTIES AND MUNICIPALITIES ONLY; TO AMEND SECTION 58-25-50 AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE POWERS AND DUTIES OF A REGIONAL TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY, SO AS TO DELETE THE PROVISION RELATING TO THE AUTHORITY'S PREPARATION OF A PLAN TO COORDINATE PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION SERVICES PROVIDED BY EACH ENTITY IN THE AUTHORITY'S SERVICE AREA; AND TO AMEND SECTION 58-25-60, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO SOURCES OF FUNDS TO OPERATE A REGIONAL TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY, SO AS TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL SOURCES OF FUNDS THAT MAY BE USED TO OPERATE A REGIONAL TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY WHICH INCLUDE A SALES TAX ON GASOLINE, A TAX PER GALLON OF GASOLINE SOLD, AND A GENERAL SALES TAX, AND TO DELETE THE REQUIREMENT THAT A MAJORITY OF THE MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY REPRESENTING A REGIONAL TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY'S SERVICE AREA MUST APPROVE AN INCREASE IN THE MOTOR VEHICLE REGISTRATION FEE.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor removed

H. 3994 -- Reps. Barfield, Edge, Keegan, Kelley and Witherspoon: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 7-7-320, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO VOTING PRECINCTS IN HORRY COUNTY, SO AS TO REDESIGNATE THESE PRECINCTS, DESIGNATE A MAP NUMBER ON WHICH LINES OF THESE PRECINCTS ARE DELINEATED, AND PROVIDE THAT POLLING PLACES FOR THESE PRECINCTS MUST BE DETERMINED BY THE HORRY COUNTY BOARD OF REGISTRATION AND ELECTIONS WITH THE APPROVAL OF A MAJORITY OF THE HORRY COUNTY LEGISLATIVE DELEGATION.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings

H. 3995 -- Rep. Tripp: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 37-3-202, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO LOANS UNDER THE CONSUMER PROTECTION CODE, MAXIMUM CHARGES, AND ADDITIONAL CHARGES FOR WHICH A LENDER MAY CONTRACT, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT, WITH RESPECT TO A CONSUMER LOAN SECURED BY AN INTEREST IN REAL ESTATE, A LOAN ORIGINATION FEE NOT TO EXCEED WHAT IS DEEMED "USUAL AND CUSTOMARY" MAY BE CHARGED, AND PROVIDE FOR RELATED MATTERS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3996 -- Reps. Limehouse, Allen, Barrett, Battle, Breeland, Chellis, Clyburn, Fleming, Gilham, Gourdine, J. Hines, Inabinett, Jennings, Leach, Lee, Littlejohn, Mack, Maddox, McCraw, Martin, Phillips, Sandifer, J. Smith, R. Smith, Stille and Taylor: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 1-1-621 SO AS TO DESIGNATE THE AMERICAN BALD EAGLE, HALIAEETUS LEUCOCEPHALUS, AS THE OFFICIAL STATE BIRD OF PREY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3997 -- Rep. Harvin: A BILL TO AMEND ARTICLE 3, CHAPTER 63, TITLE 59, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DISCIPLINE OF PUPILS IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS, BY ADDING SECTION 59-63-290 SO AS TO PROHIBIT THE POSSESSION OF A STINK BOMB ON SCHOOL PROPERTY OR WHILE ATTENDING A SCHOOL ACTIVITY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3998 -- Reps. Sharpe, Altman, J. Hines, Inabinett, Martin, Moody-Lawrence and Whipper: A BILL TO AMEND ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 3 OF TITLE 47, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO REGULATION BY COUNTIES OF DOGS AND OTHER DOMESTIC PETS, SO AS TO, AMONG OTHER THINGS, MAKE THE ARTICLE SPECIFICALLY APPLICABLE TO CATS, PROVIDE FOR IMPOUNDING AND ADOPTION OF ANIMALS, INCREASE THE MAXIMUM PENALTY FOR VIOLATING SECTION 47-3-50, PROVIDE FOR THE PROMULGATION OF CERTAIN REGULATIONS BY THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL, PROVIDE THAT WHENEVER AN ANIMAL SHELTER ACCEPTS OR COMES INTO POSSESSION OF A DOG OR CAT, THE SHELTER MUST IMMEDIATELY AND THOROUGHLY SCAN THE ANIMAL FOR ANY IMPLANTED MICROCHIP, OR SIMILAR DEVICE, WHICH PROVIDES EVIDENCE OF OWNERSHIP AND, UPON FINDING SUCH DEVICE, IMMEDIATELY MAKE A GOOD FAITH EFFORT TO CONTACT THE IDENTIFIED OWNER, AND PROVIDE FOR RELATED MATTERS; AND TO AMEND ARTICLE 7, CHAPTER 3 OF TITLE 47, RELATING TO ANIMAL EUTHANASIA, SO AS TO AMONG OTHER THINGS, REVAMP THE PROVISIONS OF LAW REGARDING THE ALLOWABLE METHODS OF EUTHANASIA, INCREASE THE MAXIMUM PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS OF THIS ARTICLE, AND AUTHORIZE THE ATTORNEY GENERAL TO BRING AN ACTION TO ENJOIN A VIOLATION OF THIS ARTICLE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3999 -- Reps. J. Smith, Davenport, Harvin, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lourie, Mack, McGee, Rhoad, Robinson and Simrill: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-3510, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE INCOME TAX CREDIT ALLOWED FOR A PORTION OF INVESTMENTS MADE IN A QUALIFIED SOUTH CAROLINA MOTION PICTURE PROJECT AND A MOTION PICTURE PRODUCTION FACILITY OR POST-PRODUCTION FACILITY, SO AS TO ELIMINATE THE FIFTEEN THOUSAND DOLLAR LIMIT ON THE CREDIT FOR ONE QUALIFIED SOUTH CAROLINA MOTION PICTURE PROJECT AND TO INCREASE THE CARRY-FORWARD ON THESE CREDITS FROM FIVE TO FIFTEEN YEARS, TO CLARIFY THE ENTITIES ELIGIBLE FOR THESE CREDITS, TO PROVIDE WHEN THE CREDIT IS EARNED AND FOR RECOVERY OF UNEARNED CREDITS, TO CLARIFY WHAT CONSTITUTES "INVESTMENT" ELIGIBLE FOR THE CREDIT, AND TO CLARIFY AND MAKE MORE SPECIFIC DEFINITIONS RELATING TO THESE CREDITS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4000 -- Reps. Hamilton, Wilkins, Townsend, Altman, Bales, Battle, Barrett, Beck, G. Brown, H. Brown, Canty, Carnell, Clyburn, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Easterday, Emory, Gilham, Gourdine, Harrell, Hayes, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Jennings, Keegan, Kelley, Kirsh, Klauber, Law, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Maddox, Martin, Mason, McCraw, McGee, Miller, Parks, Phillips, Rodgers, Sandifer, D. Smith, J. Smith, R. Smith, Stille, Stuart, Taylor, Vaughn, Young-Brickell and Simrill: A BILL TO DIRECT THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION THROUGH THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO ESTABLISH A TASK FORCE TO MAKE RECOMMENDATIONS FOR PURSUING STATEWIDE WAIVERS FOR THE SIX FEDERAL EDUCATION PROGRAMS AND ESTABLISHING A STATE EDUCATION FLEXIBLITY PROGRAM AND REPORT NO LATER THAN DECEMBER 1, 1999, TO THE SENATE EDUCATION COMMITTEE AND THE HOUSE EDUCATION AND PUBLIC WORKS COMMITTEE.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Recalled
Other proceedings
Other proceedings
Other proceedings
Other proceedings
Point of Order
Enrolled
Conference Committee
Report of Conference Committee
Adopted
Message to Senate
Message to Senate
Message to Senate
Message from Senate
Message from Senate
Ratified

H. 4001 -- Reps. Jennings and Harris: A BILL TO AMEND ACT 256 OF 1981, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE SCHOOL DISTRICT OF MARLBORO COUNTY, SO AS TO REQUIRE CANDIDATES FOR THE SCHOOL BOARD TO FILE THE WRITTEN NOTICE OF CANDIDACY BY AUGUST FIRST OF EACH GENERAL ELECTION YEAR RATHER THAN THIRTY DAYS BEFORE THE ELECTION.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Ratified

H. 4002 -- Rep. J. Brown: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND DR. ANDREW J. CHISHOM OF RICHLAND COUNTY FOR HIS MANY YEARS OF OUTSTANDING SERVICE IN THE FIELD OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4003 -- Reps. Allen, Martin, Knotts, Rhoad, Simrill, J. Smith, Allison, Altman, Bailey, Bales, Barrett, Battle, Carnell, Clyburn, Cooper, Davenport, Emory, Gamble, Gilham, Gourdine, Harrison, Hayes, M. Hines, Hinson, Inabinett, Keegan, Kelley, Kirsh, Law, Lee, Lloyd, Littlejohn, Lourie, Maddox, Mason, McCraw, McGee, McKay, W. McLeod, Meacham, Miller, Ott, Phillips, Pinckney, Rodgers, Rutherford, Sandifer, R. Smith, Stille, Stuart, Taylor, Townsend, Walker, Webb, Whatley, Whipper, Wilder, Witherspoon and Young-Brickell: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 20-7-8510, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE MAINTENANCE, RELEASE, AND CONFIDENTIALITY OF JUVENILE RECORDS PURSUANT TO THE JUVENILE JUSTICE CODE, SO AS TO AUTHORIZE RELEASE OF INFORMATION AMONG THE DEPARTMENT OF JUVENILE JUSTICE, SOLICITORS' OFFICES, THE ATTORNEY GENERAL AND OTHER LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES; TO AUTHORIZE THE TRANSMISSION OF RECORDS OF ADJUDICATION AND PENDING CRIMINAL CASES TO A SCHOOL OFFICIAL IF THE JUVENILE IS OR MAY BE A STUDENT AT THE SCHOOL; TO AUTHORIZE FINGERPRINTING OF A JUVENILE CHARGED WITH AN OFFENSE OTHER THAN A STATUS OFFENSE; AND TO AUTHORIZE SHARING OF CERTAIN INFORMATION BETWEEN THE DEPARTMENT OF JUVENILE JUSTICE, SOLICITORS' OFFICES, AND LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES AND VARIOUS HUMAN SERVICES AGENCIES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4004 -- Reps. Davenport, Clyburn, Cooper, J. Hines, Keegan, Lee, Limehouse, Neilson, Rice, Robinson, Sandifer, Sheheen, Simrill, J. Smith and Tripp: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 2-7-79 SO AS TO REQUIRE A STATEMENT OF OBJECTIVES AND ANNUAL MEASURES OF PROGRESS FOR ATTAINING THESE OBJECTIVES FOR NEW RECURRING PROGRAMS IN THE ANNUAL GENERAL APPROPRIATIONS ACT AND FOR INCREASED APPROPRIATIONS FOR EXISTING RECURRING PROGRAMS ABOVE THE RATE OF INFLATION, TO PROHIBIT SUBSEQUENT APPROPRIATIONS FOR SUCH PROGRAMS FOR FOUR YEARS IF THE ANNUAL MEASURE OF PROGRESS IS NOT MET, AND TO REQUIRE THESE STATEMENTS TO BE APPROVED BY A JOINT STANDING COMMITTEE AND TO PROVIDE FOR ITS MEMBERSHIP.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4005 -- Rep. Davenport: A HOUSE RESOLUTION ESTABLISHING THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES STATE AND LOCAL TAX AND FEE STUDY COMMITTEE AND PROVIDING FOR ITS MEMBERSHIP, DUTIES AND DURATION AND REQUIRING THE COMMITTEE TO MAKE ITS REPORT AND RECOMMENDATION TO THE HOUSE NO LATER THAN JANUARY 14, 2000.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4006 -- Reps. F. Smith, Allen, Allison, Altman, Askins, Bailey, Bales, Barfield, Barrett, Battle, Beck, Bowers, Breeland, G. Brown, H. Brown, J. Brown, T. Brown, Campsen, Canty, Carnell, Cato, Chellis, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Easterday, Edge, Emory, Fleming, Gamble, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Hamilton, Harrell, Harris, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hawkins, Hayes, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Howard, Inabinett, Jennings, Keegan, Kelley, Kennedy, Kirsh, Klauber, Knotts, Koon, Lanford, Law, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, Maddox, Martin, Mason, McCraw, McGee, McKay, M. McLeod, W. McLeod, McMahand, Meacham, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Parks, Phillips, Pinckney, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Riser, Robinson, Rodgers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scott, Seithel, Sharpe, Sheheen, Simrill, D. Smith, J. Smith, R. Smith, Stille, Stuart, Taylor, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Vaughn, Walker, Webb, Whatley, Whipper, Wilder, Wilkes, Wilkins, Witherspoon, Woodrum and Young-Brickell: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND MR. TRUMAN HUMBERT OF GREENVILLE COUNTY FOR HIS MORE THAN TEN YEARS OF OUTSTANDING SERVICE AS A SUCCESSFUL FORENSICS COACH UPON HIS RETIREMENT AS A TEACHER AT SOUTHSIDE HIGH SCHOOL.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4007 -- Reps. Sheheen, G. Brown and Harris: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO REINSTATE THE SOUTH CAROLINA COMMISSION ON SPORTING DOGS AND FIELD TRIALS TO ASSESS THE IMPACT ON THE STATE FOR DEVELOPING FIELD TRIAL FACILITIES AND TO DEVELOP A PLAN FOR THE FACILITIES; TO PROVIDE FOR THE MEMBERS OF THE COMMISSION AND AN ADVISORY COMMITTEE; TO AUTHORIZE CONSULTATION WITH PUBLIC AND PRIVATE AGENCIES AND ORGANIZATIONS; AND TO PROVIDE REPORTING REQUIREMENTS AND FOR TERMINATION OF THE COMMISSION JANUARY 1, 2002.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Point of Order

H. 4008 -- Rep. Harvin: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION EXPRESSING THE APPRECIATION OF THE MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES OFFICERS, SERGEANT TIMOTHY BAXLEY AND CORPORAL DON "BUBBA" MORRIS, FOR THEIR QUICK ACTION IN RESCUING A SUMTER GIRL THROWN FROM A BOAT IN WYBOO CREEK IN THE CLARENDON COUNTY AREA OF LAKE MARION.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4009 -- Reps. Harvin, Ott and M. McLeod: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE SINCERE GRATITUDE AND APPRECIATION OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA TO SHERIFF JOHN J. MCDOUGALL OF LEE COUNTY, FLORIDA, FOR HIS TRULY GOOD SAMARITAN DEED OF RESCUING NINE YEAR-OLD KENDALL COGDILL OF PINEWOOD FROM THE MIDDLE OF INTERSTATE 95 IN CLARENDON COUNTY DURING A BLINDING RAINSTORM WHEN KENDALL WAS FRANTICALLY SEEKING HELP AFTER A TRAGIC AUTOMOBILE ACCIDENT WHICH CLAIMED THE LIFE OF HIS GRANDMOTHER, MRS. JEAN B. PARKS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4010 -- Reps. McGee, Simrill, Robinson, Haskins, Allen, Altman, Askins, Barrett, Campsen, Canty, Easterday, Gourdine, Hawkins, M. Hines, Limehouse, Maddox, McKay and Pinckney: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION CONDEMNING AND DENOUNCING ALL SUGGESTIONS IN A RECENTLY PUBLISHED STUDY BY THE AMERICAN PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION THAT SEXUAL RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN ADULTS AND WILLING CHILDREN ARE LESS HARMFUL THAN BELIEVED AND MIGHT EVEN BE POSITIVE FOR WILLING CHILDREN AND URGING THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS AND THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES TO REJECT AND CONDEMN THE SUGGESTIONS MADE IN THIS RECENTLY PUBLISHED STUDY.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4011 -- Rep. Bowers: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 34-39-140, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO EXEMPTIONS FROM REGULATION AS A DEFERRED PRESENTMENT SERVICE, AND SECTION 34-41-30, RELATING TO EXEMPTIONS FROM REGULATION AS A CHECK-CASHING SERVICE, BOTH SO AS TO EXEMPT A RETAILER OF SALES OR SERVICES WHO, INCIDENTAL TO THE SALES OR SERVICES OFFERED, CASHES CHECKS FOR NO FEE OR FOR A NOMINAL FEE AND TO DEFINE "NOMINAL FEE".
Introduced and Committed

H. 4012 -- Reps. J.H. Neal, J. Brown, Quinn, Bales, Cotty, Harrison, Lourie, Rutherford, Scott, F. Smith and J. Smith: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO DIRECT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO ESTABLISH FORTY-FIVE MILE AN HOUR SPEED ZONES AND INSTALL FLASHING TRAFFIC SIGNALS AT CHURCHES LOCATED ON HIGHWAY 601 FROM THE KERSHAW COUNTY LINE TO HIGHWAY 378.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Point of Order
Point of Order
Ratified

H. 4013 -- Rep. Bowers: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 46-41-10, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS DEFINITIONS, SO AS TO REDEFINE "AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS"; TO AMEND SECTION 46-41-200, RELATING TO THE NAME OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA DEALERS AND HANDLERS GUARANTY FUND, SO AS TO RENAME THE FUND THE "SOUTH CAROLINA GRAIN AND COTTON DEALERS AND HANDLERS FUND"; TO AMEND SECTION 46-41-210, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DEALERS AND HANDLERS GUARANTY FUND DEFINITIONS, SO AS TO REDEFINE "FAIR MARKET VALUE" AND TO PROVIDE DEFINITIONS FOR "COTTON" AND "COTTON DEALERS"; TO AMEND ARTICLE 2, CHAPTER 41 OF TITLE 46, RELATING TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA DEALERS AND HANDLERS GUARANTY FUND, BY ADDING SECTION 46-41-225 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR AN INITIAL ASSESSMENT TO BE IMPOSED ON COTTON DELIVERED TO COTTON GINS LICENSED UNDER THIS CHAPTER; BY ADDING SECTION 46-41-235 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR COLLECTION, ADMINISTRATION, AND INVESTMENT OF ASSESSMENTS, FOR AUDITS TO VERIFY LOSS, FOR PRESENTATION AND PAYMENT OF CLAIMS, AND FOR REDUCTION IN THE AMOUNTS AND REINSTITUTION OF ASSESSMENTS, FOR PRO RATA PAYMENTS IF THERE ARE INSUFFICIENT FUNDS TO COVER ALL CLAIMS, AND FOR SUBROGATION UPON PAYMENT OF CLAIMS; BY ADDING SECTION 46-41-245 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR REMITTANCE AND REPORTING OF ASSESSMENTS AND FOR PENALTIES FOR FAILURE TO REMIT OR REPORT ASSESSMENTS; AND BY ADDING SECTION 46-41-255, RELATING TO THE APPLICABILITY OF SECTION 46-41-250, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT SECTION 46-41-250 DOES NOT APPLY TO PRODUCERS AND DEALERS OF COTTON.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4014 -- Reps. J.H. Neal, J. Smith, Clyburn, Vaughn, Quinn, Knotts, Limehouse, Lourie, Altman, Bailey, Bales, Barrett, Battle, Beck, Breeland, H. Brown, J. Brown, Carnell, Cato, Cooper, Cotty, Davenport, Emory, Gourdine, Govan, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Inabinett, Jennings, Kennedy, Klauber, Lanford, Leach, Lee, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Mack, McGee, McMahand, Miller, Ott, Parks, Phillips, Pinckney, Riser, Robinson, Rutherford, Scott, Sharpe, F. Smith, Stille, Taylor, Tripp, Walker, Whatley, Whipper, Wilder, Woodrum and Young-Brickell: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-3-3310, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO SPECIAL MOTOR VEHICLE LICENSE PLATES FOR RECIPIENTS OF THE PURPLE HEART, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT NO FEE MAY BE CHARGED FOR THIS PLATE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4015 -- Rep. Beck: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 16-13-465 SO AS TO ESTABLISH THE OFFENSE OF CRIMINAL USE OF AN ARTICLE WITH AN ALTERED IDENTIFICATION MARK, AND TO PROVIDE A PENALTY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4016 -- Rep. Davenport: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 59-47-10, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS OF THE SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF AND BLIND, SO AS TO INCREASE THE BOARD BY THREE MEMBERS WHO MUST BE PARENTS OF STUDENTS OR FORMER STUDENTS ONE OF WHOM MUST BE BLIND, ONE DEAF, AND ONE MULTIHANDICAPPED.
Introduced and Committed
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recalled

H. 4017 -- Ways and Means Committee: A BILL TO MAKE FINDINGS OF LEGISLATIVE INTENT WITH RESPECT TO THE SPECIAL NEEDS OF THE MEDICAL UNIVERSITY HOSPITALS AND CLINICS TO MAINTAIN MAXIMUM FLEXIBILITY IN MANAGEMENT AND OPERATIONS; TO AMEND SECTION 59-123-60, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO ORGANIZATION AND POWERS OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE MEDICAL UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE MEDICAL UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA SHALL CONSTITUTE THE MEDICAL UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL AUTHORITY FOR THE MANAGEMENT AND OPERATION OF THE MEDICAL UNIVERSITY HOSPITALS AND CLINICS IN ORDER TO PROVIDE A HIGH LEVEL OF MANAGEMENT AND OPERATIONAL FLEXIBILITY TO THE AUTHORITY AND REMOVE THE HOSPITALS AND CLINICS FROM CENTRAL STATE PROGRAM REGULATION OF PROCUREMENT, REAL PROPERTY, AND HUMAN RESOURCES, TO SET FORTH THE DUTIES AND POWERS OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES AS THE MEDICAL UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL AUTHORITY; TO AMEND SECTION 8-11-260, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO EXEMPTIONS FROM STATE PERSONNEL POLICIES AND REQUIREMENTS, SO AS TO EXEMPT EMPLOYEES OF THE HOSPITALS AND CLINICS FROM BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD PERSONNEL ADMINISTRATION; TO AMEND SECTION 8-17-370, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO EXEMPTIONS FROM STATE EMPLOYEE GRIEVANCE PROCEDURES, SO AS TO EXEMPT MEDICAL UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL AND CLINIC EMPLOYEES FROM THE STATE EMPLOYEE GRIEVANCE ACT; AND TO AMEND SECTION 11-35-710, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO EXEMPTIONS FROM THE STATE PROCUREMENT CODE, SO AS TO ADD AN EXEMPTION TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA CONSOLIDATED PROCUREMENT CODE FOR THE MEDICAL UNIVERSITY HOSPITALS AND CLINICS.
Introduced
Recorded vote
Debate Adjourned
Request for Debate
Other proceedings
Other proceedings
Other proceedings

H. 4018 -- Reps. Scott, Allen, Allison, Altman, Askins, Bailey, Bales, Barfield, Barrett, Battle, Beck, Bowers, Breeland, G. Brown, H. Brown, J. Brown, T. Brown, Campsen, Canty, Carnell, Cato, Chellis, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Easterday, Edge, Emory, Fleming, Gamble, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Hamilton, Harrell, Harris, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hawkins, Hayes, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Howard, Inabinett, Jennings, Keegan, Kelley, Kennedy, Kirsh, Klauber, Knotts, Koon, Lanford, Law, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, Maddox, Martin, Mason, McCraw, McGee, McKay, M. McLeod, W. McLeod, McMahand, Meacham, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Parks, Phillips, Pinckney, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Riser, Robinson, Rodgers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Seithel, Sharpe, Sheheen, Simrill, D. Smith, F. Smith, J. Smith, R. Smith, Stille, Stuart, Taylor, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Vaughn, Walker, Webb, Whatley, Whipper, Wilder, Wilkes, Wilkins, Witherspoon, Woodrum and Young-Brickell: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION DESIGNATING MAY 2, 1999, AS "SARAH ANN POTEE OWENS STATE PRAYER DAY", IN RECOGNITION OF MRS. SARAH ANN POTEE OWENS' EFFORTS TO ESTABLISH A SPECIAL DAY OF PRAYER TO ADDRESS OUR NATION'S CRIME PROBLEM.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4019 -- Reps. Mason and Riser: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 39-57-20, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE DEFINITION OF "BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY", SO AS TO REDEFINE "BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY" AND PROVIDE A DEFINITION FOR "GUARANTEE", TO AMEND SECTION 39-57-50, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO REGISTRATION AND FILING OF INFORMATION WITH THE SECRETARY OF STATE, SO AS TO REQUIRE REGISTRATION AND FILING OF REGISTRATION STATEMENTS BY SELLERS OF BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES, TO AMEND SECTION 39-57-55, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO REGISTRATION PERIODS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE SECRETARY OF STATE MAY INVESTIGATE OFFERS TO SELL AND SALES OF BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES FOR VIOLATIONS OF THE BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY SALES ACT, TO PROVIDE FOR NOTICE OF VIOLATIONS OF THE BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY SALES ACT, ADMINISTRATIVE FINES, AND EVIDENTIARY HEARINGS IN CONNECTION WITH ADMINISTRATIVE FINES UNDER THE ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURES ACT, TO AMEND CHAPTER 57, TITLE 39, RELATING TO THE SALE OF BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES BY ADDING SECTION 39-57-57, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE APPLICATION OF THE BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY SALES ACT TO THE SALE OF BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES IN THIS STATE; AND BY ADDING SECTION 39-57-90, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE FIRST TWO HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS IN ADMINISTRATIVE FINE REVENUE EACH FISCAL YEAR MAY BE RETAINED BY THE SECRETARY OF STATE TO OFFSET THE EXPENSES OF ENFORCING THIS CHAPTER, AND TO PROVIDE FOR FURTHER DISPOSITION OF ADMINISTRATIVE FINE REVENUE.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 4020 -- Rep. Taylor: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE BASKETBALL TEAM, COACHES, SUPPORT PERSONNEL, AND OFFICIALS OF LAURENS DISTRICT 55 HIGH SCHOOL LADY RAIDERS BASKETBALL TEAM, ON TUESDAY, MAY 4, 1999, FOR THE PURPOSE OF BEING RECOGNIZED AND CONGRATULATED ON WINNING THE 1999 CLASS AAAA STATE BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4021 -- Reps. Taylor, Wilder and Carnell: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO HONOR THE LAURENS DISTRICT 55 HIGH SCHOOL LADY RAIDERS BASKETBALL TEAM FOR THEIR SECOND STATE BASKETBALL TITLE IN AS MANY YEARS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4022 -- Reps. Rhoad, Koon and Knotts: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION EXPRESSING THE SINCERE APPRECIATION OF THE MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA TO MS. JUNE M. JOHNSTON OF LEXINGTON COUNTY FOR HER OUTSTANDING SERVICE AND DEDICATION TO CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL NEEDS AND TO CONGRATULATE HER ON RECEIVING THE 1998 ACCESSIBILITY AWARD BY THE ARC OF THE MIDLANDS, ADVOCATES FOR THE RIGHTS OF CITIZENS WITH DISABILITIES.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4023 -- Rep. Sharpe: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION URGING THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO APPROVE AND ENACT THE SOUTHERN DAIRY COMPACT AND SPECIFICALLY URGING THE SOUTH CAROLINA CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION TO VOTE FAVORABLY FOR ITS PASSAGE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4024 -- Rep. Wilkins: A BILL TO AMEND ARTICLE 7, CHAPTER 7, TITLE 62, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO TRUST ADMINISTRATION, BY ADDING PART 8 SO AS TO ENACT THE SOUTH CAROLINA UNIFORM PRUDENT INVESTOR ACT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4025 -- Reps. Govan, Allen, Askins, Bailey, Bales, Battle, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, T. Brown, Canty, Carnell, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Delleney, Gourdine, Hamilton, Harris, Harvin, Hayes, J. Hines, M. Hines, Howard, Inabinett, Jennings, Kennedy, Lee, Lloyd, Lourie, Mack, Maddox, McCraw, M. McLeod, W. McLeod, McMahand, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Parks, Phillips, Pinckney, Rhoad, Rutherford, Scott, F. Smith, J. Smith, Stille, Taylor, Whipper, Wilder and Wilkes: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO ESTABLISH A TASK FORCE TO STUDY THE POTENTIAL FOR VIOLENCE AND READINESS TO RESPOND TO POTENTIAL AND ACTUAL ACTS OF VIOLENCE IN THE STATE'S PUBLIC SCHOOLS, AND TO REPORT ITS FINDINGS AND RECOMMENDATIONS TO THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY AND EACH PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4026 -- Reps. Martin, Allison and Littlejohn: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 9-1-1140, AS AMENDED, AND SECTION 9-11-50, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO ESTABLISHING SERVICE CREDIT FOR PURPOSES OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA RETIREMENT SYSTEM AND THE SOUTH CAROLINA POLICE OFFICERS RETIREMENT SYSTEM, SO AS TO INCREASE FROM NINETY TO ONE HUNDRED EIGHTY THE MAXIMUM NUMBER OF DAYS OF UNUSED SICK LEAVE added TO A MEMBER'S CREDITED SERVICE AT RETIREMENT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4027 -- Rep. Scott: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 6-7-1045 SO AS TO REQUIRE THAT LAND TO BE SUBDIVIDED FOR RESIDENTIAL PURPOSES MUST BE CLEARED AND PREPARED FOR DEVELOPMENT IN A MANNER APPEALING TO THE AESTHETIC FACULTIES BY PRESERVING THE NATURAL BEAUTY OF THE LAND.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4028 -- Rep. Hayes: A BILL TO AMEND TITLE 44, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO HEALTH, BY ADDING CHAPTER 127 SO AS TO ENACT THE "SOUTH CAROLINA HEALTH CARE LIEN ACT", WHICH PROVIDES PROCEDURES FOR A HEALTH CARE PROVIDER TO PERFECT A LIEN EQUAL TO THE UNPAID BALANCE DUE THE PROVIDER FOR THE RENDERING OF HEALTH CARE SERVICES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4029 -- Rep. Hayes: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO DISSOLVE THE DILLON COUNTY APPLIED TECHNOLOGY CENTER BOARD AND PROVIDE THAT ALL ITS POWERS, DUTIES, AND RESPONSIBILITIES ARE DEVOLVED UPON THE COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION OF DILLON COUNTY.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Ratified

H. 4030 -- Rep. Maddox: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 9-11-50, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO CREDITED SERVICE FOR MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA POLICE OFFICERS' RETIREMENT SYSTEM, SO AS TO MOVE UP FROM 1976 TO 1983 THE YEAR BEFORE WHICH ACTIVE DUTY MILITARY SERVICE MUST HAVE BEEN PERFORMED IN ORDER TO ESTABLISH SERVICE CREDIT FOR SUCH SERVICE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4031 -- Reps. G. Brown, Canty, M. McLeod, J.H. Neal and Woodrum: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE DEEPEST SYMPATHY OF THE MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA TO THE FAMILY AND FRIENDS OF CLAYTON LOWDER, SR., FROM SUMTER COUNTY.
Introduced and Adopted.
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4032 -- Reps. Lourie, Allen, Allison, Altman, Askins, Bailey, Bales, Barfield, Barrett, Battle, Beck, Bowers, Breeland, G. Brown, H. Brown, J. Brown, T. Brown, Campsen, Canty, Carnell, Cato, Chellis, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Easterday, Edge, Emory, Fleming, Gamble, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Hamilton, Harrell, Harris, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hawkins, Hayes, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Howard, Inabinett, Jennings, Keegan, Kelley, Kennedy, Kirsh, Klauber, Knotts, Koon, Lanford, Law, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lucas, Mack, Maddox, Martin, Mason, McCraw, McGee, McKay, M. McLeod, W. McLeod, McMahand, Meacham, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Parks, Phillips, Pinckney, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Riser, Robinson, Rodgers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scott, Seithel, Sharpe, Sheheen, Simrill, D. Smith, F. Smith, J. Smith, R. Smith, Stille, Stuart, Taylor, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Vaughn, Walker, Webb, Whatley, Whipper, Wilder, Wilkes, Wilkins, Witherspoon, Woodrum and Young-Brickell: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE BEST WISHES AND HEARTFELT CONGRATULATIONS OF THE MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA TO THE RICHLAND NORTHEAST HIGH SCHOOL'S MODEL UNITED NATIONS TEAM AND THEIR FACULTY ADVISER AND SPONSOR, MS. LYNN WASHINGTON, ON CAPTURING THE FIRST PLACE GOLD MEDAL AWARD OF DISTINCTION AT THE NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL MODEL UNITED NATIONS CONFERENCE HELD ANNUALLY IN NEW YORK CITY.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4033 -- Rep. Lourie: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE RICHLAND NORTHEAST HIGH SCHOOL'S MODEL UNITED NATIONS TEAM AND OTHER SCHOOL OFFICIALS OF RICHLAND NORTHEAST HIGH SCHOOL ON THURSDAY, MAY 6, 1999, AT A TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER FOR THE PURPOSE OF BEING RECOGNIZED AND CONGRATULATED ON THEIR ACHIEVEMENTS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4034 -- Rep. Wilkins: A HOUSE RESOLUTION EXTENDING THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE HONORABLE PETER BEATTIE, PREMIER OF THE STATE OF QUEENSLAND, AUSTRALIA, AND HIS PARTY, ON A DATE AND AT A TIME AS DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF BEING RECOGNIZED AND HONORED BY THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4035 -- Rep. Wilkins: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION RECOGNIZING THE HONORABLE PETER BEATTIE, PREMIER OF THE STATE OF QUEENSLAND, AUSTRALIA, AND WELCOMING HIM TO THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA DURING HIS VISIT OF MAY 11-12, 1999.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4036 -- Rep. G. Brown: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND BILL PINKNEY, A NATIVE OF DALZELL WHO NOW LIVES IN SUMTER, FOR HIS EXTRAORDINARILY SUCCESSFUL FORTY-SIX YEAR MUSICAL AND ENTERTAINMENT CAREER AS A VOCAL ARTIST AND AS THE CO-FOUNDER OF THE ORIGINAL "DRIFTERS".
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4037 -- Reps. Scott, Allen, Allison, Altman, Askins, Bailey, Bales, Barfield, Barrett, Battle, Beck, Bowers, Breeland, G. Brown, H. Brown, J. Brown, T. Brown, Campsen, Canty, Carnell, Cato, Chellis, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Easterday, Edge, Emory, Fleming, Gamble, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Hamilton, Harrell, Harris, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hawkins, Hayes, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Howard, Inabinett, Jennings, Keegan, Kelley, Kennedy, Kirsh, Klauber, Knotts, Koon, Lanford, Law, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, Maddox, Martin, Mason, McCraw, McGee, McKay, M. McLeod, W. McLeod, McMahand, Meacham, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Parks, Phillips, Pinckney, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Riser, Robinson, Rodgers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Seithel, Sharpe, Sheheen, Simrill, D. Smith, F. Smith, J. Smith, R. Smith, Stille, Stuart, Taylor, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Vaughn, Walker, Webb, Whatley, Whipper, Wilder, Wilkes, Wilkins, Witherspoon, Woodrum and Young-Brickell: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION RECOGNIZING AND COMMENDING MRS. LEOLA BROWN OF RICHLAND COUNTY ON THE OCCASION OF MOTHER'S DAY FOR HER EXCEPTIONAL DEVOTION TO HER FAMILY, FRIENDS, AND CHURCH.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4038 -- Rep. Howard: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 39-41-257 SO AS TO REQUIRE CERTAIN RETAIL MOTOR FUEL OUTLETS TO PROVIDE BULLET-PROOF GLASS AS A SHIELD AND PROTECTION FOR THEIR EMPLOYEE-ATTENDANTS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4039 -- Reps. Stille and Barrett: A BILL TO AMEND TITLE 59, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO EDUCATION BY ADDING CHAPTER 151 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA-AIKEN, A FOUR-YEAR REGIONAL BRANCH OF THE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA, SHALL BECOME CAROLINA AIKEN UNIVERSITY ON JULY 1, 1999, AND SHALL BE A SEPARATE AND DISTINCT INSTITUTION OF HIGHER LEARNING OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, TO PROVIDE FOR A BOARD OF TRUSTEES WHICH SHALL GOVERN THE UNIVERSITY, TO PROVIDE FOR THE BOARD'S POWERS, DUTIES, AND FUNCTIONS, TO AUTHORIZE THE UNIVERSITY TO ISSUE REVENUE BONDS, AND TO PROVIDE FOR CERTAIN TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS, INCLUDING THE TRANSFER OF PERSONNEL, ASSETS, AND LIABILITIES, TO PROVIDE FOR THE ISSUANCE OF STATE INSTITUTION BONDS TO REFUND OTHER STATE INSTITUTION BONDS ISSUED ON BEHALF OF THE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE APPLICABILITY TO CAROLINA AIKEN UNIVERSITY OF CERTAIN PROVISIONS RELATING TO HIGHER EDUCATION BUDGETARY AND COST-RELATED MATTERS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4040 -- Reps. Stille, Barrett, Davenport, Klauber, Leach, Littlejohn, Loftis, Mason, Taylor and Walker: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTIONS 59-53-25, 59-53-26, AND 59-53-27 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA LANCASTER CAMPUS, SALKEHATCHIE CAMPUS, UNION CAMPUS, BEAUFORT CAMPUS, AND SUMTER CAMPUS SHALL BE TRANSFERRED TO THE STATE BOARD FOR TECHNICAL AND COMPREHENSIVE EDUCATION AND ADMINISTERED AS TWO-YEAR INSTITUTIONS UNDER THE AUTHORITY OF THE STATE BOARD, TO PROVIDE FOR AN AREA COMMISSION FOR EACH OF THESE INSTITUTIONS, TO PROVIDE FOR THE MEMBERSHIP, POWERS, DUTIES, AND FUNCTIONS OF EACH AREA COMMISSION, AND TO PROVIDE FOR TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS TO ACCOMPLISH THE ABOVE TRANSFERS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4041 -- Reps. Stille, Allison and Barrett: A BILL TO AMEND TITLE 59, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO EDUCATION BY ADDING CHAPTER 153 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA-SPARTANBURG, A FOUR-YEAR REGIONAL BRANCH OF THE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA, SHALL BECOME CAROLINA SPARTANBURG UNIVERSITY ON JULY 1, 1999, AND SHALL BE A SEPARATE AND DISTINCT INSTITUTION OF HIGHER LEARNING OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, TO PROVIDE FOR A BOARD OF TRUSTEES WHICH SHALL GOVERN THE UNIVERSITY, TO PROVIDE FOR THE BOARD'S POWERS, DUTIES, AND FUNCTIONS, TO AUTHORIZE THE UNIVERSITY TO ISSUE REVENUE BONDS, AND TO PROVIDE FOR CERTAIN TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS, INCLUDING THE TRANSFER OF PERSONNEL, ASSETS, AND LIABILITIES, TO PROVIDE FOR THE ISSUANCE OF STATE INSTITUTION BONDS TO REFUND OTHER STATE INSTITUTION BONDS ISSUED ON BEHALF OF THE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE APPLICABILITY TO CAROLINA SPARTANBURG UNIVERSITY OF CERTAIN PROVISIONS RELATING TO HIGHER EDUCATION BUDGETARY AND COST-RELATED MATTERS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4042 -- Reps. McMahand and Wilkins: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION RECOGNIZING AND COMMENDING THE PHYLLIS WHEATLEY ASSOCIATION FOR EIGHTY YEARS OF SERVICE TO THE GREENVILLE COMMUNITY AND SURROUNDING AREAS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4043 -- Reps. Knotts, Gamble, Koon, Riser and Stuart: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE CONGRATULATIONS OF THE MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA TO MATT R. MAYER OF LEXINGTON COUNTY ON BEING INDUCTED INTO THE RARE GROUP OF INDIVIDUALS WHO HAVE ACHIEVED THE RANK OF EAGLE SCOUT.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4044 -- Rep. Stille: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-101-390 SO AS TO PROHIBIT PROVISIONAL FRESHMEN OR PROVISIONAL TRANSFER STUDENTS FROM ATTENDING STATE FOUR-YEAR HIGHER EDUCATION INSTITUTIONS BEGINNING WITH THE FALL TERM OF 2000 AND THEREAFTER.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4045 -- Rep. Stille: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-101-345 SO AS TO PROVIDE A TWENTY-FIVE PERCENT TUITION SURCHARGE ON STUDENTS WHO TAKE MORE THAN ONE HUNDRED FORTY CREDIT HOURS TO COMPLETE A BACCALAUREATE DEGREE IN A FOUR-YEAR PROGRAM AT ANY STATE-SUPPORTED COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY OF THIS STATE OR MORE THAN ONE HUNDRED TEN PERCENT OF THE CREDIT HOURS NECESSARY TO COMPLETE A BACCALAUREATE DEGREE IN ANY PROGRAM DESIGNATED BY THE COMMISSION ON HIGHER EDUCATION AS A FIVE-YEAR PROGRAM AT ANY STATE-SUPPORTED COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY OF THIS STATE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4046 -- Rep. Stille: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-6540, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO A VIOLATION OF THE MANDATORY USE OF A SEAT BELT PROVISION, SO AS TO ELIMINATE A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER'S ABILITY TO CITE A MOTOR VEHICLE DRIVER FOR A VIOLATION OF THIS PROVISION SOLELY IN CONJUNCTION WITH A CHECKPOINT ESTABLISHED TO STOP ALL DRIVERS ON A ROAD.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4047 -- Rep. Stille: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 56-5-6245 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A MOTOR VEHICLE DRIVEN BY A PERSON WHO IS NOT A LICENSED DRIVER, WHOSE LICENSE TO DRIVE HAS BEEN CANCELED, SUSPENDED, OR REVOKED, OR WHO IS UNINSURED, MUST BE IMPOUNDED, TO PROVIDE THAT THE IMPOUNDMENT COSTS MUST BE BORNE BY THE DRIVER, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THIS PROVISION DOES NOT APPLY TO VEHICLES OWNED BY RENTAL CAR COMPANIES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4048 -- Rep. Stille: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-101-365 SO AS TO REQUIRE FULL-TIME UNDERGRADUATE FACULTY OF STATE-SUPPORTED INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER LEARNING, BEGINNING WITH THE 1999 FALL SEMESTER, TO TEACH A REQUIRED NUMBER OF CREDIT HOURS EACH SEMESTER, AND TO PROVIDE EXCEPTIONS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4049 -- Rep. Altman: A BILL TO REPEAL ACT 1595 OF 1972 RELATING TO THE CHARLESTON COUNTY PARK, RECREATION AND TOURIST DISTRICT AND TO DEVOLVE THE DISTRICT'S ASSETS, LIABILITIES, DUTIES, AND RESPONSIBILITIES TO THE GOVERNING BODY OF CHARLESTON COUNTY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4050 -- Rep. Bailey: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 6-4-10, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO ALLOCATIONS TO AND PERMITTED USES BY MUNICIPALITIES AND COUNTIES OF THE STATE TWO PERCENT SALES TAX ON ACCOMMODATIONS, SO AS TO PROVIDE A DEFINITION FOR "HIGH CONCENTRATION OF TOURISM ACTIVITY".
Introduced and Committed

H. 4051 -- Reps. Inabinett, Bailey, Battle, Beck, Bowers, Breeland, T. Brown, Campsen, Chellis, Clyburn, Dantzler, Gilham, Gourdine, Harrison, Harvin, Hayes, J. Hines, M. Hines, Howard, Kennedy, Koon, Lee, Lloyd, Mason, McCraw, Miller, J.H. Neal, Parks, Phillips, Rhoad, Riser, Rutherford, Scott, Seithel, F. Smith, Stuart, Townsend, Whipper and Witherspoon: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO AMEND THE RULES OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES BY ADDING RULE 7.8 SO AS TO PROVIDE A PROCEDURE FOR A REPRESENTATIVE, WHO IS GRANTED AN EXCUSED ABSENCE FOR THE LEGISLATIVE DAY WHEN ELECTIONS FOR OFFICES ELECTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY IN JOINT SESSION ARE CONDUCTED, TO CAST HIS VOTE IN THOSE SCHEDULED ELECTIONS BY ABSENTEE BALLOT BEFORE THE ELECTION DAY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4052 -- Rep. Quinn: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO DECLARE THE MONTH OF AUGUST, 1999, AS "SAFE SCHOOLS AWARENESS MONTH" IN SOUTH CAROLINA IN ORDER TO RAISE PUBLIC AWARENESS THAT IT IS THE RESPONSIBILITY OF ALL THE STATE'S CITIZENS, GROUPS, AND COMMUNITIES TO WORK FOR THE PREVENTION OF SCHOOL VIOLENCE AND THE SAFETY OF THE SCHOOL CHILDREN OF THIS STATE AND TO REQUEST A REPORT ON THE RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE TASK FORCE ON SCHOOL VIOLENCE PREVENTION ESTABLISHED BY THE GOVERNOR, SUPERINTENDENT OF EDUCATION, AND ATTORNEY GENERAL BY SEPTEMBER 15, 1999.
Introduced and Adopted
Concurrence

H. 4053 -- Reps. Scott, Allen, Allison, Altman, Askins, Bailey, Bales, Barfield, Barrett, Battle, Beck, Bowers, Breeland, G. Brown, H. Brown, J. Brown, T. Brown, Campsen, Canty, Carnell, Cato, Chellis, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Easterday, Edge, Emory, Fleming, Gamble, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Hamilton, Harrell, Harris, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hawkins, Hayes, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Howard, Inabinett, Jennings, Keegan, Kelley, Kennedy, Kirsh, Klauber, Knotts, Koon, Lanford, Law, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, Maddox, Martin, Mason, McCraw, McGee, McKay, M. McLeod, W. McLeod, McMahand, Meacham, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Parks, Phillips, Pinckney, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Riser, Robinson, Rodgers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Seithel, Sharpe, Sheheen, Simrill, D. Smith, F. Smith, J. Smith, R. Smith, Stille, Stuart, Taylor, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Vaughn, Walker, Webb, Whatley, Whipper, Wilder, Wilkes, Wilkins, Witherspoon, Woodrum and Young-Brickell: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND MS. FRANCES PRATT WADE OF RICHLAND COUNTY FOR HER LIFETIME OF FAITHFUL AND DEVOTED SERVICE TO HER CHURCH, FAMILY, AND FELLOWMAN ON THE OCCASION OF MOTHER'S DAY.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4054 -- Reps. Koon, Knotts, Riser, Hamilton, Inabinett, Leach, Lloyd, Neilson and Whipper: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 20-7-1780, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE CONFIDENTIALITY OF ADOPTION HEARINGS AND RECORDS, AND CIRCUMSTANCES UNDER WHICH THE IDENTITIES OF AN ADOPTEE, THE BIOLOGICAL PARENTS, AND THE SIBLINGS OF THE ADOPTEE MUST BE DISCLOSED, SO AS TO DELETE THE REQUIREMENT THAT AFFIDAVITS OF THE ADOPTEE, THE BIOLOGICAL PARENTS, AND SIBLINGS MUST BE ON FILE AUTHORIZING DISCLOSURE AND TO REQUIRE ADOPTION AGENCIES TO DISCLOSE UPON WRITTEN REQUEST WHEN AN ADOPTEE IS TWENTY-ONE YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4055 -- Reps. Keegan and Kelley: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 7-7-320, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO VOTING PRECINCTS IN HORRY COUNTY, SO AS TO REDESIGNATE AND RENAME CERTAIN PRECINCTS, DESIGNATE A MAP NUMBER ON WHICH LINES OF THESE PRECINCTS ARE DELINEATED, AND PROVIDE THAT POLLING PLACES FOR THESE PRECINCTS MUST BE DETERMINED BY THE HORRY COUNTY BOARD OF REGISTRATION AND ELECTIONS WITH THE APPROVAL OF A MAJORITY OF THE HORRY COUNTY LEGISLATIVE DELEGATION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4056 -- Rep. Davenport: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 20-7-6605, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS OF TERMS USED IN THE JUVENILE JUSTICE CODE, SO AS TO REVISE THE DEFINITION OF CHILD TO INCLUDE PERSONS UNDER EIGHTEEN YEARS OF AGE IN THE CASE OF STATUS OFFENSES; TO AMEND SECTION 20-7-7807 RELATING TO SUSPENSION AND REVOCATION OF A DRIVER'S LICENSE AS PART OF THE FAMILY COURT'S DISPOSITIONAL AUTHORITY IN ADJUDICATING DELINQUENTS, SO AS TO APPLY THIS AUTHORITY TO CERTAIN JUVENILES UP TO AGE EIGHTEEN; TO AMEND SECTIONS 59-65-10 AND 59-65-30, BOTH AS AMENDED, AND BOTH RELATING TO COMPULSORY SCHOOL ATTENDANCE, SO AS TO REQUIRE CHILDREN TO ATTEND SCHOOL UNTIL REACHING THE AGE OF EIGHTEEN RATHER THAN AGE SEVENTEEN.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4057 -- Reps. Cobb-Hunter, Breeland, Maddox, Phillips and Riser: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 56, TITLE 33, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE SOLICITATION OF CHARITABLE FUNDS ACT, SO AS TO REVISE THE CONTENT BY, INTER ALIA, ADDING CERTAIN DISCLOSURE REQUIREMENTS, DEFINITIONS OF AFFECTED SOLICITORS, PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS, AND TECHNICAL CHANGES.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 4058 -- Rep. Davenport: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO CREATE A TASK FORCE TO STUDY THE MERIT AND FEASIBILITY OF TRANSFERRING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL THE LICENSING AND REGULATORY AUTHORITY FOR CHILD DAY CARE FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES AND THE INSPECTION RESPONSIBILITY OF THE STATE FIRE MARSHAL AND TO REQUIRE THE TASK FORCE TO REPORT TO THE GOVERNOR AND GENERAL ASSEMBLY BEFORE JANUARY 1, 2000, AT WHICH TIME THE TASK FORCE IS ABOLISHED.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4059 -- Rep. Davenport: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 6-8-80 SO AS TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING AND REGULATION, IN COOPERATION WITH THE SOUTH CAROLINA BUILDING CODES COUNCIL, TO ESTABLISH A CERTIFICATION PROGRAM FOR THE TRAINING OF BUILDING CODES ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4060 -- Reps. Allen and Maddox: A HOUSE RESOLUTION EXTENDING THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO A DELEGATION OF STUDENTS, FACULTY, AND ADMINISTRATORS REPRESENTING T. L. HANNA HIGH SCHOOL OF ANDERSON COUNTY ON THURSDAY, MAY 13, 1999, AT A TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF BEING RECOGNIZED AND HONORED BY THE MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES FOR RECEIVING THE PALMETTO FINEST AWARD.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4061 -- Rep. W. McLeod: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE VARSITY BOYS BASKETBALL TEAM, COACHES, AND OFFICIALS OF NEWBERRY ACADEMY OF NEWBERRY, SOUTH CAROLINA, ON WEDNESDAY, MAY 12, 1999, AT A TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER FOR THE PURPOSE OF BEING RECOGNIZED AND CONGRATULATED ON WINNING THE 1998-99 CLASS AA SOUTH CAROLINA INDEPENDENT SCHOOLS' ASSOCIATION BOYS BASKETBALL STATE CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4062 -- Reps. Townsend, Walker, Harrison, Haskins, Quinn, Wilkins, Allison, Altman, Cooper, Harrell, Harris, Kelley, Kirsh, Littlejohn, Maddox, Martin, Meacham, Robinson, D. Smith, Stille, Stuart and Webb: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO CREATE THE OPEN ENROLLMENT TASK FORCE TO STUDY AND REPORT ON ALL PHASES OF OPEN ENROLLMENT IN SOUTH CAROLINA PUBLIC SCHOOLS IN ORDER TO DETERMINE THE FEASIBILITY, EFFECTIVENESS, AND FAIRNESS OF OPEN ENROLLMENT.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor removed
Co-Sponsor removed
Co-Sponsor removed

H. 4063 -- Rep. Battle: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE MULLINS HIGH SCHOOL LADY "AUCTIONEERS" BASKETBALL TEAM, COACHES, AND OTHER SCHOOL OFFICIALS ON WEDNESDAY, MAY 19, 1999, AT A TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF BEING PUBLICLY RECOGNIZED AND CONGRATULATED ON CAPTURING THE 1998-99 CLASS AA GIRLS STATE BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4064 -- Reps. Allen and Maddox: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE SINCERE CONGRATULATIONS OF THE MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA TO T. L. HANNA HIGH SCHOOL OF ANDERSON COUNTY UPON WINNING THE PRESTIGIOUS 1998-1999 CAROLINA FIRST PALMETTO'S FINEST AWARD IN RECOGNITION OF BEING SELECTED AS THE "BEST HIGH SCHOOL IN THE STATE".
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4065 -- Rep. J. Smith: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION RECOGNIZING AND CONGRATULATING ST. ANDREWS MIDDLE SCHOOL FOR BEING ONE OF FIFTY NORTH AMERICAN SCHOOLS SELECTED AS A GRAND PRIZE WINNER OF THE 1999 DAIMLER CHRYSLER AWARD OF EXCELLENCE AND TO CONGRATULATE NATHANIEL P. WINGARD, CHOSEN TO REPRESENT THE SCHOOL ON THE GRAND PRIZE TOUR OF WASHINGTON, D.C. AND GERMANY.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4066 -- Rep. Davenport: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO CREATE A TASK FORCE TO IDENTIFY PROGRAMS AND RESOURCES AVAILABLE TO FAMILIES FOR MANAGING BEHAVIORALLY CHALLENGING ADOLESCENTS AND THE NEEDS OF AGING PARENTS, TO STUDY RESOURCES AND PROGRAMS AVAILABLE IN-STATE AND IN OTHER JURISDICTIONS AND TO MAKE RECOMMENDATIONS FOR BETTER MEETING THESE FAMILY NEEDS, AND TO REQUIRE THE TASK FORCE TO REPORT TO THE GOVERNOR AND GENERAL ASSEMBLY BEFORE JANUARY 1, 2000, AT WHICH TIME THE TASK FORCE IS ABOLISHED.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4067 -- Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING AND REGULATION, STATE BOARD OF PHARMACY, RELATING TO FACILITY PERMIT CLASSIFICATIONS, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 2426, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Ratified

H. 4068 -- Rep. Emory: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 50-11-26 SO AS TO PROHIBIT THE HUNTING OF MIGRATORY WATERFOWL ON CERTAIN PORTIONS OF BEAR CREEK IN LANCASTER COUNTY WITHIN TWO HUNDRED YARDS OF A DWELLING WITHOUT THE WRITTEN PERMISSION OF THE OWNER OR OCCUPANT AND PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATION.
Introduced
Committed

H. 4069 -- Rep. Keegan: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 27-47-310, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO MANUFACTURED HOME PARK LEASES, SO AS TO REQUIRE AN OPTION TO RENEW IN SUCH LEASES AND TO PROVIDE THAT IN LEASES FOR TEN YEARS OR MORE THE RENEWAL LEASE AMOUNT MAY NOT EXCEED THE ORIGINAL LEASE AMOUNT ADJUSTED FOR INCREASES IN THE CONSUMER PRICE INDEX OVER THE TERM OF THE LEASE, PLUS TWENTY PERCENT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4070 -- Reps. Vaughn, Haskins, Robinson, Cato, Loftis, Hamilton, Leach, Rice, Easterday, Tripp, Meacham, Woodrum, McGee, Barrett, Sandifer, Mason, Altman, H. Brown, Harrell, Sharpe, R. Smith, Young-Brickell, Beck, Cooper, Knotts, Koon, Riser, Littlejohn, D. Smith, Harrison, Kelley, Limehouse, Keegan, Chellis, Delleney, Davenport, Edge, Lanford, Witherspoon and Quinn: A BILL TO AMEND TITLE 59, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO EDUCATION, BY ADDING CHAPTER 68 SO AS TO AUTHORIZE A PROGRAM OF OPEN ENROLLMENT FOR STUDENTS IN GRADES K-12 UNDER SPECIFIED CONDITIONS AND REQUIREMENTS, AND TO PHASE-IN BY GRADE LEVEL THE ABOVE PROVISIONS.
Introduced and Committed
Other proceedings
Other proceedings

H. 4071 -- Reps. Bowers, Gilham, Lloyd and Rodgers: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 48-4-30, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE GOVERNING BOARD OF THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR DISTRICTS FOR THE SELECTION OF MEMBERS OF THE GOVERNING BOARD OF THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES AND TO INCREASE THE NUMBER OF MEMBERS OF THE GOVERNING BOARD OF THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES FROM SEVEN MEMBERS TO NINE MEMBERS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4072 -- Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL, RELATING TO ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION FEES, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 2374, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Ratified

H. 4073 -- Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL, RELATING TO INDIVIDUAL RESIDENTIAL WELL AND IRRIGATION WELL PERMITTING, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 2351, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Ratified

H. 4074 -- Reps. Sharpe, R. Smith and Altman: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 8-11-80, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DEDUCTION FOR INSURANCE PREMIUMS FROM AN EMPLOYEE'S COMPENSATION, SO AS TO INCLUDE PREMIUMS FOR PREPAID LEGAL INSURANCE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4075 -- Reps. Sharpe, R. Smith and Altman: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 38-75-520, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE REQUIREMENT THAT INSURANCE CONTRACTS FOR LEGAL SERVICES MUST PROVIDE THE RIGHT OF AN ATTORNEY OF CHOICE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT ANY CONTRACTUAL OBLIGATION FOR REIMBURSEMENT OF LEGAL SERVICES SHALL CONTAIN A PROVISION PROVIDING THAT THE INSURED OR BENEFICIARY UNDER THE CONTRACT HAS THE RIGHT TO CHOOSE AN ATTORNEY TO PERFORM LEGAL SERVICES, AND TO PROVIDE THAT ANY CONTRACTUAL OBLIGATION FOR SPECIFIED LEGAL SERVICES UNDER A CLOSED PANEL PLAN ALSO MUST MAKE AVAILABLE SPECIFIED LEGAL COVERAGES UNDER A SEPARATE OPEN PANEL PLAN AND PROVIDE FOR RELATED MATTERS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4076 -- Reps. Sharpe, R. Smith, Limehouse and Altman: A BILL TO AMEND SECTIONS 38-43-105 AND 38-43-106, BOTH AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO EDUCATION AND CONTINUING EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS FOR INSURANCE AGENTS, SO AS TO EXEMPT FROM THESE REQUIREMENTS AGENTS WHO SELL PREPAID LEGAL INSURANCE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4077 -- Rep. Quinn: A JOINT RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE STATE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD TO CONDUCT A STUDY ON THE TRAVEL REGULATIONS FOR STATE EMPLOYEES, TO RECOMMEND CHANGES IN THE POLICIES TO ENHANCE THE EFFICIENCY AND COST EFFECTIVENESS OF THE STATE'S EXPENDITURES ON THE TRAVEL FOR ITS EMPLOYEES; TO MAINTAIN THE CURRENT POLICIES WITHOUT CHANGE WHILE THE STUDY IS BEING CONDUCTED; AND TO REPORT THE FINDINGS OF THE STUDY TO THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY BY JANUARY 15, 2000.
Introduced and Committed
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recalled
Point of Order

H. 4078 -- Reps. Kelley, Edge, Harvin, Hayes, Witherspoon, Keegan and Barfield: A BILL TO AMEND ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 63, TITLE 59, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE GENERAL PROVISIONS CONCERNING STUDENTS IN PUBLIC SCHOOL, BY ADDING SECTION 59-63-70 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT STUDENTS WHO PARTICIPATE IN INTERSCHOLASTIC SOCCER OR AS A MEMBER OF A SCHOOL SQUAD MAY PARTICIPATE IN ORGANIZED SOCCER WHICH IS INDEPENDENT OF THE CONTROL OF THE SCHOOL UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS, AND TO PROVIDE THAT A SCHOOL OR STUDENT IS NOT INELIGIBLE FOR PARTICIPATION IN INTERSCHOLASTIC SOCCER BECAUSE OF THE PARTICIPATION OF THE STUDENT OF THE SCHOOL AS A MEMBER OF AN ORGANIZED SOCCER TEAM.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4079 -- Reps. Neilson, Lucas and J. Hines: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION CONGRATULATING SONOCO PRODUCTS COMPANY OF HARTSVILLE, IN DARLINGTON COUNTY, ON THE OCCASION OF THE ONE HUNDREDTH ANNIVERSARY OF THE FOUNDING OF THE COMPANY AND EXPRESSING TO ITS FOUNDING FAMILY, MANAGERS, AND EMPLOYEES THE APPRECIATION OF ALL SOUTH CAROLINIANS TO THIS GLOBAL PACKAGING COMPANY FOUNDED AND BASED IN HARTSVILLE FOR THE IMMEASURABLE CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE ECONOMY OF THIS STATE AND ON BEHALF OF ALL SOUTH CAROLINIANS WISHING CONTINUED SUCCESS FOR THIS PIONEER COMPANY THAT HAS DONE SO MUCH FOR THIS STATE AND ITS PEOPLE.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4080 -- Reps. Delleney, D. Smith and Canty: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO FIX 12:00 NOON ON WEDNESDAY, JUNE 2, 1999, AS THE TIME FOR ELECTING A SUCCESSOR TO THE CHIEF JUSTICE OF THE SUPREME COURT WHOSE TERM EXPIRES JULY 31, 2004; TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO THE CHIEF JUDGE OF THE COURT OF APPEALS, SEAT 5, WHOSE TERM EXPIRES JUNE 30, 2003; TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE CIRCUIT COURT, AT-LARGE SEAT 8, WHOSE TERM EXPIRES JUNE 30, 2003; TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE FAMILY COURT OF THE FIFTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, SEAT 3, WHOSE TERM EXPIRES JUNE 30, 2001; TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGE DIVISION, SEAT 2, WHOSE TERM EXPIRES JUNE 30, 2002; AND TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGE DIVISION, SEAT 3, WHOSE TERM EXPIRES JUNE 30, 2000.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4081 -- Rep. W. McLeod: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE THE NEWBERRY ACADEMY VARSITY BOYS BASKETBALL TEAM FOR WINNING THE 1998-99 SOUTH CAROLINA INDEPENDENT SCHOOLS' ASSOCIATION CLASS AA BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIP AND TO COMMEND THEM FOR THEIR OUTSTANDING SEASON AND RECORD OF TWENTY-NINE WINS AND FIVE LOSSES.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4082 -- Reps. Stille, Carnell and Townsend: A BILL TO ABOLISH THE ABBEVILLE COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION AND DEVOLVE ITS POWERS AND DUTIES UPON THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF ABBEVILLE COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT 60, AND TO CHANGE THE NAME OF ABBEVILLE COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT 60 TO THE ABBEVILLE COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2000.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Ratified

H. 4083 -- Rep. Jennings: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO NAME THE PORTION OF SOUTH CAROLINA HIGHWAY 9 ALTERNATE TRUCK ROUTE IN THE VICINITY OF THE TOWN OF CHERAW IN CHESTERFIELD COUNTY "JEAN LANEY HARRIS BOULEVARD" IN MEMORY OF OUR LATE COLLEAGUE AND FRIEND, REPRESENTATIVE JEAN LANEY HARRIS, AND TO ERECT APPROPRIATE MARKERS OR SIGNS TO THAT EFFECT.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4084 -- Reps. Allen, Allison, Bales, Battle, Breeland, T. Brown, Chellis, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Davenport, Edge, Emory, Fleming, Gourdine, Govan, Harris, Harvin, Inabinett, Keegan, Kennedy, Leach, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Mack, Maddox, McCraw, McGee, McKay, Neilson, Ott, Phillips, Pinckney, Rice, Rutherford, Simrill, D. Smith, F. Smith, J. Smith, Vaughn, Walker and Whipper: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION EXPRESSING THE CONCERN OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY THAT THE LANDMARK MURAL OF HEISMAN WINNER GEORGE ROGERS HAS BEEN DISMANTLED AND URGING THE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA TO DEVELOP AN APPROPRIATELY DISTINGUISHED TRIBUTE TO THIS PROUD MOMENT IN THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA'S COLLEGIATE FOOTBALL TRADITION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4085 -- Reps. Kelley, Allison, Altman, Bales, Barfield, Barrett, Bowers, G. Brown, T. Brown, Campsen, Carnell, Cato, Chellis, Clyburn, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Edge, Emory, Gilham, Gourdine, Hamilton, Harrell, Haskins, Hayes, Inabinett, Jennings, Keegan, Lanford, Leach, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Martin, Mason, McGee, J.H. Neal, Ott, Riser, Rodgers, Sandifer, Seithel, J. Smith, R. Smith, Stille, Taylor, Townsend, Tripp, Witherspoon, Woodrum, Harvin and Miller: A JOINT RESOLUTION PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO SECTION 1, ARTICLE VIII-A OF THE CONSTITUTION OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1895, RELATING TO THE POWERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY PERTAINING TO ALCOHOLIC LIQUORS AND BEVERAGES, SO AS TO DELETE DETAILED REQUIREMENTS FOR THE REGULATION OF ALCOHOLIC LIQUORS AND BEVERAGES AND AUTHORIZE THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO REGULATE THEIR CONSUMPTION.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added

H. 4086 -- Reps. Kelley, Allison, Altman, Bales, Barfield, Barrett, Bowers, G. Brown, T. Brown, Campsen, Carnell, Cato, Chellis, Clyburn, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Edge, Emory, Gilham, Gourdine, Hamilton, Harrell, Haskins, Hayes, Inabinett, Jennings, Keegan, Lanford, Leach, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Martin, McGee, J.H. Neal, Ott, Riser, Rodgers, Sandifer, Seithel, J. Smith, R. Smith, Stille, Taylor, Townsend, Tripp, Wilder, Witherspoon, Woodrum, Harvin and Miller: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 36, TITLE 12, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO SALES AND USE TAXES, BY ADDING SECTION 12-36-925, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR A SALES TAX ON THE GROSS PROCEEDS OF THE SALE OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES BY THE DRINK; TO AMEND SECTION 6-27-40, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DISTRIBUTIONS FROM THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT FUND, SO AS TO REVISE THE AMOUNT OF THE DISTRIBUTION TO COUNTIES THAT MUST BE USED FOR ALCOHOL EDUCATION AND ALCOHOLISM AND DRUG REHABILITATION; TO AMEND SECTION 61-6-20, RELATING TO THE DEFINITIONS USED IN THE ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE CONTROL ACT, SO AS TO PROVIDE A DEFINITION OF "ALCOHOLIC LIQUOR BY THE DRINK"; TO AMEND SECTION 61-6-700, RELATING TO ESTABLISHMENTS WHICH USE ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES SOLELY IN THE PREPARATION OF FOODS TO BE SERVED BY THE ESTABLISHMENTS, SO AS TO DELETE THE REFERENCE TO MINIBOTTLES; TO AMEND SECTION 61-6-1600, RELATING TO NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS BEING LICENSED TO SELL ALCOHOLIC LIQUORS IN MINIBOTTLES SO AS TO ALSO AUTHORIZE THE SALE OF ALCOHOLIC LIQUORS BY THE DRINK; TO AMEND SECTION 61-6-1610, RELATING TO BUSINESS ESTABLISHMENTS LICENSED TO SELL ALCOHOLIC LIQUORS IN MINIBOTTLES, SO AS TO ALSO AUTHORIZE THE SALE OF ALCOHOLIC LIQUORS BY THE DRINK AND TO MAKE CONFORMING CHANGES; TO AMEND SECTION 61-6-1620, RELATING TO RESTRICTIONS ON MINIBOTTLE LICENSEES SO AS TO DELETE THE RESTRICTIONS AND TO AUTHORIZE THE POSSESSION AND CONSUMPTION OF ALCOHOLIC LIQUORS IN CONTAINERS OTHER THAN MINIBOTTLES ON LICENSED PREMISES; TO AMEND SECTION 61-6-1825, RELATING TO THE PROCEDURES TO PROTEST THE ISSUANCE OR RENEWAL OF A MINIBOTTLE LICENSE, SO AS TO DELETE THE TERM "MINIBOTTLE" AND TO MAKE THE PROCEDURES APPLY TO ANY BIENNIAL LICENSE FOR ON-PREMISES CONSUMPTION; TO AMEND SECTION 61-6-2000, AND SECTION 61-6-2005, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO TEMPORARY PERMITS FOR NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE LICENSE AUTHORIZES THE SALE OF ALCOHOLIC LIQUORS IN MINIBOTTLES OR BY THE DRINK; TO AMEND SECTION 61-6-2010, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO TEMPORARY PERMITS AUTHORIZED THROUGH A REFERENDUM, SO AS TO REMOVE THE REFERENCES TO ALCOHOLIC LIQUORS "IN SEALED CONTAINERS OF TWO OUNCES OR LESS"; TO AMEND SECTION 61-6-2200, RELATING TO THE AGE OF THE SERVER OF ALCOHOLIC LIQUORS IN ON-PREMISES ESTABLISHMENTS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THE SERVER, WHO IS EIGHTEEN YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER, ALSO MAY SERVE ALCOHOLIC LIQUORS BY THE DRINK AS WELL AS IN MINIBOTTLES; TO AMEND SECTION 61-6-2600, RELATING TO THE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATING ARTICLE 5, CHAPTER 6 OF TITLE 61, CONCERNING THE REGULATION OF ALCOHOLIC LIQUORS IN MINIBOTTLES, SO AS TO REMOVE THE REFERENCE TO MINIBOTTLES AND TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON WHO ACTS TO AVOID THE PAYMENT OF THE SALES TAX ON THE SERVING OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES BY THE DRINK IS SUBJECT TO THE PENALTIES OF THIS SECTION; TO REPEAL SECTION 12-33-245, RELATING TO THE TWENTY-FIVE CENTS EXCISE TAX ON MINIBOTTLES.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added

H. 4087 -- Rep. Wilder: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 7-7-360, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE DESIGNATION OF VOTING PRECINCTS IN LAURENS COUNTY, SO AS TO REDESIGNATE CERTAIN PRECINCTS, CHANGE A MAP REFERENCE ON WHICH THESE PRECINCTS ARE DELINEATED, CORRECT A REFERENCE TO THE REGISTRATION AND ELECTIONS COMMISSION FOR LAURENS COUNTY, AND PROVIDE THAT POLLING PLACES FOR THESE PRECINCTS MUST BE ESTABLISHED BY THE REGISTRATION AND ELECTIONS COMMISSION FOR LAURENS COUNTY WITH THE APPROVAL OF THE LAURENS COUNTY LEGISLATIVE DELEGATION.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Ratified

H. 4088 -- Rep. Walker: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-3-2320, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF AND RESTRICTIONS ON THE USE OF DEALER LICENSE PLATES, SO AS TO REVISE THE NUMBER OF MOTOR VEHICLES A DEALER MUST SELL BEFORE HE MAY BE ISSUED A DEALER LICENSE PLATE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4089 -- Rep. Kirsh: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 7-7-530, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE DESIGNATION OF VOTING PRECINCTS IN YORK COUNTY, SO AS TO REDESIGNATE CERTAIN PRECINCTS, CHANGE THE MAP DESIGNATION ON WHICH THE LINES OF THOSE PRECINCTS ARE DELINEATED, AND TO CORRECT A REFERENCE TO THE REGISTRATION AND ELECTIONS COMMISSION FOR YORK COUNTY.
Introduced
2nd Reading
Debate Adjourned
Tabled

H. 4090 -- Reps. Lee, Allison, Cobb-Hunter, Gamble, Gilham, Hinson, Martin, Meacham, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, Neilson, Parks, Rodgers, Seithel, Stuart and Young-Brickell: A HOUSE RESOLUTION EXTENDING THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO NANCY RUTH MACE, THE FIRST FEMALE GRADUATE OF THE CITADEL, ON A DATE AND AT A TIME AS DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF BEING RECOGNIZED AND HONORED BY THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4091 -- Reps. Scott, Allen, Allison, Altman, Askins, Bailey, Bales, Barfield, Barrett, Battle, Beck, Bowers, Breeland, G. Brown, H. Brown, J. Brown, T. Brown, Campsen, Canty, Carnell, Cato, Chellis, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Easterday, Edge, Emory, Fleming, Gamble, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Hamilton, Harrell, Harris, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hawkins, Hayes, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Howard, Inabinett, Jennings, Keegan, Kelley, Kennedy, Kirsh, Klauber, Knotts, Koon, Lanford, Law, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, Maddox, Martin, Mason, McCraw, McGee, McKay, M. McLeod, W. McLeod, McMahand, Meacham, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Parks, Phillips, Pinckney, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Riser, Robinson, Rodgers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Seithel, Sharpe, Sheheen, Simrill, D. Smith, F. Smith, J. Smith, R. Smith, Stille, Stuart, Taylor, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Vaughn, Walker, Webb, Whatley, Whipper, Wilder, Wilkes, Wilkins, Witherspoon, Woodrum and Young-Brickell: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND AND CONGRATULATE MR. WILLIE GREEN, JR., OF RICHLAND COUNTY ON THE OCCASION OF HIS RETIREMENT AS SINGLE FAMILY PROGRAM DIRECTOR FOR THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE'S FARMERS HOME ADMINISTRATION.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4092 -- Reps. J. Smith and Lourie: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION RECOGNIZING THE LIFE AND GOOD WORKS OF JOHN BERNARDIN, SR., OF COLUMBIA AND EXPRESSING THE APPRECIATION AND RESPECT OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY FOR THE CONTRIBUTIONS HE MADE TO THE MIDLANDS COMMUNITY, ESPECIALLY ITS MOST FRAGILE SECTOR, ITS NEEDY CHILDREN, DURING HIS LIFETIME.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4093 -- Rep. Wilder: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THE STATE HOUSE COMMITTEE TO SELECT AN APPROPRIATE SITE TO ERECT A SUITABLE MONUMENT ON THE STATE HOUSE GROUNDS TO RECOGNIZE ORGAN AND TISSUE DONORS AND TO REQUEST THE GIFT OF LIFE TRUST FUND OF SOUTH CAROLINA TO ASSUME THE COST OF PURCHASING AND INSTALLING THE MONUMENT, IF FUNDS ARE NOT OTHERWISE APPROPRIATED.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4094 -- Rep. J.H. Neal: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 16-3-20, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PUNISHMENT FOR MURDER, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON MAY NOT BE EXECUTED IF THE PERSON WAS UNDER EIGHTEEN YEARS OLD WHEN THE CRIME WAS COMMITTED AND TO DELETE THE MITIGATING CIRCUMSTANCE OF BEING UNDER THE AGE OF EIGHTEEN WHEN THE CRIME WAS COMMITTED.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4095 -- Reps. J.H. Neal, Howard and Scott: A BILL TO AMEND ACT 814 OF 1978, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE PER DIEM ALLOWANCE AND MILEAGE EXPENSE FOR TRUSTEES OF RICHLAND COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICTS NUMBERS ONE AND TWO, SO AS TO INCREASE THE NUMBER OF MEETINGS PER YEAR FOR WHICH THE PER DIEM ALLOWANCE AND MILEAGE EXPENSE ARE AUTHORIZED TO BE PAID.
Introduced
2nd Reading
Committed
Objection
Request for Debate

H. 4096 -- Reps. J.H. Neal, Scott, Bales, Breeland, Clyburn, Govan, Hayes, M. Hines, Inabinett, Mack, Martin and Rhoad: A BILL TO AMEND TITLE 48, CHAPTER 1, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE POLLUTION CONTROL ACT, BY ADDING SECTION 48-1-95 SO AS TO ENACT THE SOUTH CAROLINA NEIGHBORHOOD PROTECTION ACT; WHICH ESTABLISHES A CAUSE OF ACTION FOR AN OWNER OF PROPERTY ADVERSELY IMPACTED BY THE POLLUTION, IMPAIRMENT, OR DESTRUCTION OF NATURAL RESOURCES DUE TO THE USE OF AN ADJACENT PROPERTY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4097 -- Rep. J.H. Neal: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 25, TITLE 17, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO JUDGMENT AND EXECUTION AGAINST PERSONS CONVICTED OF CRIME, BY ADDING ARTICLE 7 SO AS TO ENACT THE "SOUTH CAROLINA RACIAL JUSTICE ACT" WHICH PROHIBITS THE EXECUTION OF THE DEATH SENTENCE FOR ANY PERSON IF THE SENTENCE WAS IMPOSED BASED ON RACE; TO PROVIDE FOR ESTABLISHING AN INFERENCE THAT RACE WAS THE BASIS OF A DEATH SENTENCE; TO PROVIDE FOR THE REBUTTAL OF AN INFERENCE BY CLEAR AND CONVINCING EVIDENCE, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE RETROACTIVE APPLICATION OF THIS ACT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4098 -- Rep. J.H. Neal: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING CHAPTER 121 TO TITLE 44 SO AS TO ENACT THE ENVIRONMENTAL BILL OF RIGHTS ACT; TO AUTHORIZE A CIVIL ACTION FOR DECLARATORY OR EQUITABLE RELIEF BROUGHT IN THE NAME OF THE STATE FOR THE PROTECTION OF AIR, WATER, LAND, AND OTHER NATURAL RESOURCES; TO PROVIDE EXCEPTIONS AND PROCEDURES; AND TO AUTHORIZE A CIVIL ACTION FOR DECLARATORY OR EQUITABLE RELIEF AGAINST THE STATE CHALLENGING ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY STANDARDS PROMULGATED OR ISSUED BY THE STATE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4099 -- Reps. J.H. Neal, Cobb-Hunter, Breeland, J. Hines, Howard, Lloyd, Seithel and Whipper: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 48-1-20, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE DECLARATION OF LEGISLATIVE PURPOSE UNDER THE POLLUTION CONTROL ACT, SO AS TO REVISE THIS STATEMENT OF PURPOSE; BY ADDING SECTION 44-1-25 SO AS TO REQUIRE AND PROVIDE PROCEDURES FOR THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO REVIEW THE QUALIFICATIONS OF THE GOVERNOR'S APPOINTEES TO THE BOARD OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL; BY ADDING SECTION 48-1-25 SO AS TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL TO DEVELOP AND IMPLEMENT A LONG RANGE STRATEGY FOR PRESERVING AND PROTECTING THE STATE'S NATURAL RESOURCES AND TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT TO PREPARE A DETAILED STATEMENT ON THE COSTS AND BENEFITS OF ACTIONS TO IMPLEMENT THIS STRATEGY; TO AMEND SECTION 44-1-20, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE CREATION OF THE DEPARTMENT AND BOARD OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL, SO AS TO PRESCRIBE CERTAIN FACTORS THAT MUST BE CONSIDERED IN APPOINTING MEMBERS TO THE BOARD; AND TO AMEND SECTION 48-1-50, RELATING TO THE POWERS OF THE DEPARTMENT UNDER THE POLLUTION CONTROL ACT, SO AS TO AUTHORIZE THE DEPARTMENT TO REVIEW AND CONSIDER THE PAST ENVIRONMENTAL COMPLIANCE HISTORY OF AN APPLICANT WHEN MAKING A PERMIT DECISION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4100 -- Rep. Wilkins: A HOUSE RESOLUTION EXPRESSING THE CONGRATULATIONS OF THE MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO MR. AND MRS. ALEXANDER TALLEY DIAL ON THE OCCASION OF THEIR MARRIAGE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4101 -- Rep. W. McLeod: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE THE NEWBERRY COLLEGE INDIANS BASEBALL TEAM FOR WINNING THE 1999 SOUTH ATLANTIC CONFERENCE BASEBALL CHAMPIONSHIP AND TO COMMEND THE TEAM FOR ITS OUTSTANDING SEASON.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4102 -- Rep. W. McLeod: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE NEWBERRY COLLEGE INDIANS BASEBALL TEAM, COACHES, AND OFFICIALS OF NEWBERRY, SOUTH CAROLINA, ON TUESDAY, MAY 18, 1999, AT A TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER FOR THE PURPOSE OF BEING RECOGNIZED AND CONGRATULATED ON WINNING THE 1999 SOUTH ATLANTIC CONFERENCE BASEBALL CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4103 -- Rep. Wilkins: A HOUSE RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE SOUTH CAROLINA STUDENT LEGISLATURE THE USE OF THE HOUSE CHAMBER ON NOVEMBER 4 AND 5, 1999, FOR ITS ANNUAL MEETING.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4104 -- Reps. McGee, Askins, M. Hines and J. Hines: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE PROFOUND SORROW OF THE MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA UPON LEARNING OF THE DEATH OF THE HONORABLE PETER DeWITT HYMAN, SR., A FORMER MEMBER OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES FROM FLORENCE COUNTY, AND TO EXTEND THEIR DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO HIS FAMILY AND MANY FRIENDS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4105 -- Reps. Jennings and Harris: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION EXPRESSING THE CONGRATULATIONS OF THE MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA TO HANNAH GROOMS OF MARLBORO COUNTY UPON BEING CROWNED MISS SOUTH CAROLINA TEEN USA 1999, AND WISHING HER CONTINUED SUCCESS IN PURSUING HER FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4106 -- Rep. T. Brown: A BILL TO AMEND ARTICLE 3, CHAPTER 6, TITLE 23, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE HIGHWAY PATROL DIVISION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY, BY ADDING SECTION 23-6-180 SO AS TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT TO COLLECT, CORRELATE, AND MAINTAIN CERTAIN INFORMATION REGARDING TRAFFIC LAW ENFORCEMENT BY OFFICERS OF THE HIGHWAY PATROL AND OF THE STATE POLICE AND TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT TO MAKE AN ANNUAL REPORT REGARDING COMPLAINTS MADE BY MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC AGAINST OFFICERS OF THE HIGHWAY PATROL AND OF THE STATE POLICE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4107 -- Rep. Altman: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 14-3-10, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE COMPOSITION OF THE SUPREME COURT AND ELECTION OF JUSTICES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE FIVE JUSTICES SHALL ELECT AMONG THEMSELVES THE CHIEF JUSTICE WHO SHALL SERVE FOR A TERM OF FOUR YEARS, TO PROVIDE THAT THE JUSTICE ELECTED AS THE CHIEF JUSTICE IS ELIGIBLE TO BE REELECTED, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THESE PROVISIONS DO NOT APPLY TO THE CHIEF JUSTICE SERVING ON THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS ACT DURING THAT JUSTICE'S TENURE IN OFFICE; TO AMEND SECTION 14-8-10, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE COURT OF APPEALS AND THE NUMBER OF JUDGES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE NINE JUDGES SHALL ELECT AMONG THEMSELVES THE CHIEF JUDGE WHO SHALL SERVE FOR A TERM OF FOUR YEARS, TO PROVIDE THAT THE JUDGE ELECTED AS THE CHIEF JUDGE IS ELIGIBLE TO BE REELECTED, TO PROVIDE THAT THESE PROVISIONS DO NOT APPLY TO THE CHIEF JUDGE SERVING ON THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS ACT DURING THAT JUDGE'S TENURE IN OFFICE; TO AMEND SECTION 14-8-20 AND SECTION 14-8-30, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE ELECTION OF MEMBERS TO THE COURT OF APPEALS AND TO THE QUALIFICATIONS OF OFFICE, SO AS TO CONFORM BOTH SECTIONS TO THE PROVISIONS OF THIS ACT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4108 -- Rep. Ott: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 50-13-1192, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE TYPE AND NUMBER OF NON-GAME FISHING DEVICES THAT MAY BE USED IN CERTAIN BODIES OF FRESHWATER, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT FIFTY IS THE MAXIMUM NUMBER OF SET HOOKS FOR EACH LICENSE HOLDER IN THE CONGAREE RIVER.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4109 -- Rep. Rodgers: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 16-11-715 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A LOCAL GOVERNMENTAL AUTHORITY MAY PUNISH A PERSON CONVICTED OF LITTERING BY HANGING HIM IN A PUBLIC SQUARE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4110 -- Rep. Campsen: A BILL TO AMEND TITLE 50, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO FISH, GAME, AND WATERCRAFT, SO AS TO ENACT THE "SOUTH CAROLINA BOATING REFORM AND SAFETY ACT OF 1999"; TO AMEND SECTION 50-21-10, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE EQUIPMENT AND OPERATION OF WATERCRAFT, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR DEFINITIONS; TO AMEND SECTION 50-21-110, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO NEGLIGENT OPERATION OF BOATS OR SIMILAR DEVICES, SO AS TO DEFINE NEGLIGENT OPERATION OF A WATERCRAFT AND PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS; BY ADDING SECTION 50-21-111 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT NO PERSON MAY OPERATE OR DIRECT THE OPERATION OF A VESSEL OR USE WATER SKIS OR SIMILAR WATER DEVICES WHILE UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF ALCOHOL, DRUGS, OR ANY COMBINATION THEREOF, AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS; TO AMEND SECTION 50-21-112, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO USE OF A VESSEL OR WATER DEVICE, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE OFFENSE OF CAUSING INJURY OR DEATH WHILE OPERATING A VESSEL OR USING A WATER DEVICE WHILE UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF ALCOHOL OR DRUGS, AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS; BY ADDING SECTION 50-21-113 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE OFFENSE OF RECKLESS OPERATION OF A VESSEL OR WATER DEVICE, AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES; TO AMEND SECTION 50-21-114, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO OPERATION OF A VESSEL OR MANIPULATION OF A WATER DEVICE WHILE UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF ALCOHOL OR DRUGS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON ARRESTED FOR OPERATING A VESSEL OR MANIPULATING A WATER DEVICE IN THE WATERS OF THIS STATE WHILE UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF ALCOHOL OR DRUGS IS CONSIDERED TO HAVE GIVEN HIS CONSENT TO ONE OR A COMBINATION OF CHEMICAL TESTS TO DETERMINE THE PRESENCE OF ALCOHOL OR DRUGS, AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR THE REFUSAL TO TAKE THE CHEMICAL TESTS REQUIRED BY THE ARRESTING OFFICER; TO AMEND SECTION 50-21-115, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO RECKLESS HOMICIDE BY OPERATION OF A BOAT, SO AS TO INCREASE THE PERMISSIBLE TERM OF IMPRISONMENT FROM FIVE YEARS TO TEN YEARS; BY ADDING SECTION 50-21-116 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON MUST SUBMIT TO ONE OR A COMBINATION OF TESTS WHEN THERE IS PROBABLE CAUSE TO BELIEVE THAT A PERSON WHO VIOLATED OR IS UNDER ARREST FOR OPERATING A WATERCRAFT WHILE UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF ALCOHOL, DRUGS, OR A COMBINATION OF ALCOHOL AND DRUGS; BY ADDING SECTION 50-21-117 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE OFFENSES OF OPERATING A VESSEL UNDER SUSPENSION AND USING A WATER DEVICE UNDER SUSPENSION, AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS; TO AMEND SECTION 50-21-120, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE DUTY OF A BOAT LIVERY, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE OWNER OF A BOAT LIVERY, HIS AGENT, AND EMPLOYEES, MUST NOT PERMIT A VESSEL TO DEPART FROM HIS PREMISES UNLESS IT IS IN SOUND AND SAFE OPERATING CONDITION, HAVE A VALID REGISTRATION, BE PROPERLY NUMBERED AND TITLED IN THIS STATE; TO AMEND SECTION 50-21-130, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE DUTIES OF VESSEL OPERATORS INVOLVED IN A COLLISION, ACCIDENT, OR OTHER CASUALTY, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE OFFENSE OF FAILURE TO STOP WHEN INJURY, GREAT BODILY INJURY, OR DEATH RESULTS FROM A COLLISION, ACCIDENT, OR OTHER CASUALTY, AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS; TO AMEND SECTION 50-21-150, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS OF CHAPTER 21, TITLE 50, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS OF THE CHAPTER WHERE PENALTIES ARE NOT SPECIFIED; TO AMEND SECTION 50-21-320, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO VESSELS THAT NEED NOT BE NUMBERED, SO AS TO PROVIDE WHEN CERTAIN VESSELS COVERED BY A CERTIFICATE OR NUMBER IN EFFECT THAT IS ISSUED PURSUANT TO FEDERAL LAW OR A FEDERAL NUMBERING SYSTEM NEED NOT BE NUMBERED IN THIS STATE; TO AMEND SECTION 50-21-710, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO AIDS TO NAVIGATION, NEGLIGENT OPERATION, AND PROHIBITED ACTS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT OPERATION OF ANY VESSEL WITHIN A PROHIBITED AREA IS NEGLIGENT OPERATION; TO AMEND SECTION 50-21-870, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PERSONAL WATERCRAFT AND BOATING SAFETY, SO AS TO DELETE CERTAIN PROVISIONS; TO AMEND SECTION 50-23-70, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO APPLICATION FOR CERTIFICATES OF TITLE, SO AS TO INCREASE THE APPLICATION FEES AND PROVIDE FOR AN EXEMPTION FOR WATERCRAFT PROPELLED BY HAND WITH OAR, PADDLE, OR SIMILAR DEVICE; TO AMEND SECTION 50-23-220, RELATING TO DEPOSIT AND USE OF FUNDS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT UP TO ONE-HALF OF THE FEES COLLECTED UNDER THIS CHAPTER MAY BE USED FOR ENFORCEMENT OF BOATING LAWS; TO AMEND TITLE 50 OF THE 1976 CODE BY NAMING CHAPTER 23, TITLE 50, "WATERCRAFT AND OUTBOARD MOTORS", TO DESIGNATE SECTIONS 50-23-10 THROUGH 50-23-290 AS ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 50 NAMED "TITLING", TO REDESIGNATE ARTICLE 3, CHAPTER 21, TITLE 50 AS ARTICLE 3, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 50 NAMED "NUMBERING", AND TO DIRECT THE CODE COMMISSIONER TO RENUMBER THE CODE SECTIONS OF THE EXISTING ARTICLE 3, CHAPTER 21, TITLE 50 AS ARTICLE 3, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 50; TO REPEAL SECTIONS 50-21-390, 50-21-410 AND 50-23-10; TO AMEND CHAPTER 21, TITLE 50, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE OPERATION OF WATERCRAFT, BY ADDING SECTION 50-21-133 SO AS TO ESTABLISH A NO WAKE ZONE FROM NAUTICAL DAY MARKER NUMBER 125 AT COVE INLET TO THE WESTERNMOST TIP OF SULLIVAN'S ISLAND, BY ADDING SECTION 50-21-138 SO AS TO ESTABLISH A NO WAKE ZONE ON A CERTAIN PART OF LUCY POINT CREEK IN BEAUFORT COUNTY; BY AMENDING SECTION 50-21-136, RELATING TO NO WAKE ZONES ON CERTAIN CREEKS AND COVES ON HILTON HEAD ISLAND SO AS TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR NO WAKE ZONES ON CERTAIN CREEKS AND COVES ON HILTON HEAD ISLAND; AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES MUST PROMULGATE REGULATIONS TO DEFINE "WAKE" FOR PURPOSES OF ENFORCING "NO WAKE ZONE" LAWS IN THIS STATE.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Senate Amendments Amended
Senate Amendments Amended
Senate Amendments Amended
Senate Amendments Amended
Proposed Amendment
Proposed Amendment
Point of Order
Message from Senate
Ratified
Cloture Ordered

H. 4111 -- Reps. Davenport and Riser: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO OFFER THE CONGRATULATIONS AND BEST WISHES OF THE MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO AN OUTSTANDING CITIZEN OF SPARTANBURG, E. LEA SALTER, THE PRESIDENT OF CHRISTMAN & PARSONS, INC., GENERAL CONTRACTORS, ON THE OCCASION OF HIS RETIREMENT.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4112 -- Rep. Harvin: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE CONGRATULATIONS AND BEST WISHES OF THE MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO ELIZABETH L. COKER, SUPERINTENDENT OF CLARENDON COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 3, ON THE OCCASION OF HER RETIREMENT AND TO WISH FOR HER GOOD HEALTH AND HAPPINESS IN RETIREMENT.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4113 -- Rep. Beck: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND BRUCE D. FOX FOR OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCE OF HIS DUTIES AS A DEPUTY SHERIFF WHILE EMPLOYED BY THE AIKEN COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE, AND TO CONGRATULATE HIM ON THE OCCASION OF HIS RECEIVING THE AMERICAN SOCIETY OF INDUSTRIAL SECURITY EXCELLENCE IN LAW ENFORCEMENT AWARD.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4114 -- Rep. Beck: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND MICHAEL J. RAFFIELD FOR OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCE OF HIS DUTIES AS A PUBLIC SAFETY OFFICER WHILE EMPLOYED BY THE NORTH AUGUSTA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY, AND TO CONGRATULATE HIM ON THE OCCASION OF RECEIVING THE AMERICAN SOCIETY OF INDUSTRIAL SECURITY EXCELLENCE IN LAW ENFORCEMENT AWARD.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4115 -- Rep. Beck: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND LIEUTENANT RONNIE JOHNSON FOR OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCE OF HIS DUTIES AS A KENNEL MASTER WHILE EMPLOYED BY THE WACKENHUT SERVICES, INC. SAVANNAH RIVER SITE LAW ENFORCEMENT DEPARTMENT, AND TO CONGRATULATE HIM ON THE OCCASION OF RECEIVING THE AMERICAN SOCIETY OF INDUSTRIAL SECURITY EXCELLENCE IN LAW ENFORCEMENT AWARD.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4116 -- Rep. Beck: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND SANDRA KANGAS FOR OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCE OF HER DUTIES AS A PUBLIC SAFETY OFFICER WHILE EMPLOYED BY THE AIKEN COUNTY PUBLIC SAFETY OFFICE, AND TO CONGRATULATE SANDRA KANGAS ON THE OCCASION OF HER RECEIVING THE AMERICAN SOCIETY OF INDUSTRIAL SECURITY EXCELLENCE IN LAW ENFORCEMENT AWARD.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4117 -- Reps. J. Brown, Allen, Allison, Altman, Askins, Bailey, Bales, Barfield, Barrett, Battle, Beck, Bowers, Breeland, G. Brown, H. Brown, T. Brown, Campsen, Canty, Carnell, Cato, Chellis, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Easterday, Edge, Emory, Fleming, Gamble, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Hamilton, Harrell, Harris, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hawkins, Hayes, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Howard, Inabinett, Jennings, Keegan, Kelley, Kennedy, Kirsh, Klauber, Knotts, Koon, Lanford, Law, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, Maddox, Martin, Mason, McCraw, McGee, McKay, M. McLeod, W. McLeod, McMahand, Meacham, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Parks, Phillips, Pinckney, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Riser, Robinson, Rodgers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scott, Seithel, Sharpe, Sheheen, Simrill, D. Smith, F. Smith, J. Smith, R. Smith, Stille, Stuart, Taylor, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Vaughn, Walker, Webb, Whatley, Whipper, Wilder, Wilkes, Wilkins, Witherspoon, Woodrum and Young-Brickell: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION CONGRATULATING THE BROTHERHOOD OF GRAND LODGES OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA FOR ORGANIZING THE FIRST JOINT ST. JOHN'S DAY PROGRAM.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4118 -- Reps. Robinson, Simrill, Knotts, Haskins, McGee, Law, Allen, Allison, Altman, Barrett, Cato, Easterday, Fleming, Gourdine, Hamilton, Harvin, Inabinett, Kennedy, Lanford, Leach, Loftis, Maddox, Mason, McCraw, McKay, Meacham, Moody-Lawrence, Neilson, Phillips, Rice, Rodgers, Sandifer, Stille, Taylor, Trotter, Vaughn and Webb: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO MEMORIALIZE THE PRESIDENT, THE SECRETARY OF DEFENSE, AND THE CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES TO SUPPORT THE BERRY AMENDMENT AND "BUY AMERICAN" LAWS, WHICH REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE TO PURCHASE GOODS, MATERIALS, AND SUPPLIES MADE IN AMERICA FOR AMERICA'S MILITARY AND DEFENSE NEEDS AND TO DEFEAT ANY MEASURE OR PROPOSAL INTRODUCED IN THE CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES THAT WOULD HAVE THE EFFECT OF SUSPENDING OR REPEALING THE BERRY AMENDMENT OR ALLOW THE SECRETARY OF DEFENSE TO WAIVE "BUY AMERICAN" LAWS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4119 -- Reps. Wilkins, Haskins, H. Brown, J. Brown, Cato, Harrison, Sharpe, D. Smith and Townsend: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO PROVIDE THAT PURSUANT TO ARTICLE III, SECTION 21 OF THE CONSTITUTION OF THIS STATE, AND SECTION 2-1-180 OF THE 1976 CODE, WHEN THE RESPECTIVE HOUSES OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY ADJOURN ON THURSDAY, JUNE 3, 1999, NOT LATER THAN 5:00 P.M., EACH HOUSE SHALL STAND ADJOURNED TO MEET AT 11:00 A.M. ON MONDAY, JUNE 21, 1999, IN STATEWIDE SESSION, AND TO CONTINUE IN STATEWIDE SESSION IF NECESSARY UNTIL THURSDAY, JUNE 24, 1999, NOT LATER THAN 5:00 P.M., FOR THE CONSIDERATION OF SPECIFIED MATTERS; AND TO PROVIDE THAT WHEN EACH HOUSE ADJOURNS ON THURSDAY, JUNE 24, 1999, NOT LATER THAN 5:00 P.M., THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY SHALL STAND ADJOURNED SINE DIE.
Introduced and Adopted
Recorded vote
Senate Amendments Amended
Senate Amendments Amended
Senate Amendments Amended
Returned by Senate With Amendment

H. 4120 -- Reps. Bales and J.H. Neal: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES TO NAME THE BOAT LANDING ON THE WATEREE RIVER LOCATED AT THE INTERSECTION OF UNITED STATES HIGHWAY 378 AND THE WATEREE RIVER IN RICHLAND COUNTY IN HONOR OF SERGEANT WILLIAM T. (BILLY) TOLAR AND TO ERECT APPROPRIATE MARKERS OR SIGNS REFLECTING THIS DESIGNATION.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Adopted

H. 4121 -- Reps. J. Hines, Neilson and Lucas: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION CONGRATULATING MR. AND MRS. ITALY ALBERT GREENE OF DARLINGTON COUNTY ON THE JOYOUS OCCASION OF THEIR FIFTIETH WEDDING ANNIVERSARY, WISHING THEM MANY MORE YEARS OF HAPPINESS TOGETHER, AND RECOGNIZING AND SALUTING THEM FOR THEIR MANY CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE COMMUNITY.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4122 -- Reps. Phillips, Gamble, Littlejohn and Inabinett: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO FIX WEDNESDAY, JUNE 2, 1999, IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING THE ELECTION OF JUDGES AS THE TIME TO ELECT A MEMBER OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF FRANCIS MARION UNIVERSITY REPRESENTING THE THIRD CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT, SEAT SIX.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4123 -- Reps. McGee, Askins, J. Hines, M. Hines and McKay: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION EXPRESSING THE SORROW OF THE MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA UPON LEARNING OF THE DEATH OF MR. MIKE A. BOATWRIGHT OF FLORENCE COUNTY AND EXTENDING THE DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO HIS FAMILY AND MANY FRIENDS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4124 -- Reps. F. Smith and J.H. Neal: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 23-6-450, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE POWERS OF THE DIRECTOR OF THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY, SO AS TO REQUIRE THE DIRECTOR TO COLLECT, CORRELATE, AND MAINTAIN CERTAIN STATISTICS ON TRAFFIC LAW ENFORCEMENT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4125 -- Rep. Wilkes: A BILL TO AMEND ARTICLE 3, CHAPTER 19, TITLE 56, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO CERTIFICATES OF TITLE, BY ADDING SECTION 56-19-490 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE RECOUPMENT OF CLOSING COSTS INCURRED BY A MOTOR VEHICLE DEALER IN CONNECTION WITH A SALE UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES; AND TO AMEND SECTION 37-2-202, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO ALLOWABLE ADDITIONAL CHARGES IN CONNECTION WITH A CONSUMER CREDIT SALE, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR A UNIFORM ADDITIONAL CHARGE BY A MOTOR VEHICLE DEALER TO RECOUP ITS CLOSING COSTS, TO REQUIRE THAT THE CHARGE ALSO APPLY TO CASH BUYERS, TO LIMIT THE CHARGE TO NINETY-NINE DOLLARS AND FIFTY CENTS, AND TO REQUIRE WRITTEN DISCLOSURE.
Introduced and Committed
Other proceedings

H. 4126 -- Reps. Maddox, Altman, Bales, Breeland, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Emory, Harrison, J. Hines, Inabinett, McGee, Moody-Lawrence, J.M. Neal, Parks and Whipper: A BILL TO AMEND SECTIONS 9-1-1140 AND 9-11-50, BOTH AS AMENDED, AND SECTION 9-8-50, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO ESTABLISHING SERVICE CREDIT IN THE SOUTH CAROLINA RETIREMENT SYSTEM, THE SOUTH CAROLINA POLICE OFFICERS RETIREMENT SYSTEM, AND THE SOUTH CAROLINA RETIREMENT SYSTEM FOR JUDGES AND SOLICITORS, SO AS TO ALLOW A MEMBER TO ESTABLISH SERVICE CREDIT FOR MILITARY SERVICE PERFORMED AFTER 1975 UPON MAKING THE PAYMENT REQUIRED TO ESTABLISH FEDERAL CIVILIAN SERVICE AND TO PROVIDE THAT OTHER LIMITATIONS ON ESTABLISHING SERVICE CREDIT FOR MILITARY SERVICE CONTINUE TO APPLY AND TO DELETE OBSOLETE PROVISIONS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4127 -- Reps. Stuart, Cobb-Hunter, Gamble, Harris, J. Hines, Jennings, Lee, Littlejohn, Moody-Lawrence, Neilson, Ott, Rodgers, Simrill and Woodrum: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, AS AMENDED, BY ADDING SECTION 59-67-546 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A LOCAL SCHOOL BOARD MAY ALLOW AN INDIVIDUAL TO RIDE A STATE-OWNED SCHOOL BUS OPERATED ON STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION APPROVED ROUTES ON A SPACE-AVAILABLE BASIS UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES AND MAY ALLOW THE USE OF STATE-OWNED SCHOOL BUSES IN CONJUNCTION WITH A NON-SCHOOL RELATED ACTIVITY OR PROGRAM UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES, TO PROVIDE THAT THIS PROVISION MUST NOT BE CONSTRUED AS A WAIVER OR ABROGATION OF THE STATE'S LIMITED IMMUNITY FROM LIABILITY AND SUIT UNDER THE STATE'S TORT CLAIMS ACT, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE LOCAL SCHOOL BOARD SHALL INDEMNIFY THE STATE AGAINST LEGAL CLAIMS FILED AGAINST THE STATE DUE TO CERTAIN NEGLIGENT ACTS PERFORMED PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4128 -- Rep. Bowers: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 7-7-300, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE DESIGNATION OF VOTING PRECINCTS IN HAMPTON COUNTY, SO AS TO CHANGE THE POLLING PLACE IN THE SCOTIA PRECINCT FROM THE SCOTIA COMMUNITY HOUSE TO THE SCOTIA TOWN HALL.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings

H. 4129 -- Rep. Fleming: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND LIEUTENANT EDDIE M. SMITH OF THE UNION COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT FOR TWENTY-FIVE YEARS OF DEDICATED SERVICE TO THE PEOPLE OF UNION COUNTY AND SOUTH CAROLINA AS A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER, TO CONGRATULATE HIM ON A JOB WELL DONE ON THE OCCASION OF HIS RETIREMENT, AND TO EXTEND BEST WISHES TO LIEUTENANT SMITH AND HIS FAMILY IN ALL OF THEIR FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4130 -- Reps. Lee, Allison, Cobb-Hunter, Gamble, Gilham, Hinson, Martin, Meacham, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, Neilson, Parks, Rodgers, Seithel, Stuart and Young-Brickell: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND NANCY RUTH MACE OF GOOSE CREEK FOR HER LEADERSHIP, EXEMPLARY CONDUCT, AND OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENTS WHILE A CADET AT THE CITADEL, THE MILITARY COLLEGE OF SOUTH CAROLINA; TO CONGRATULATE NANCY RUTH MACE ON BECOMING THE FIRST FEMALE CADET TO GRADUATE FROM THE CITADEL AND FOR GRADUATING MAGNA CUM LAUDE; TO RECOGNIZE NANCY RUTH MACE AS THE CADET WHO SET THE STANDARD TO BE EMULATED BY ALL OTHER FEMALES WHO BECOME MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA CORPS OF CADETS; AND TO FURTHER RECOGNIZE NANCY RUTH MACE AS THE PROTOTYPE OF THE CITADEL WOMAN, AND A GENUINE SOURCE OF PRIDE TO HER ALMA MATER, TO SOUTH CAROLINA, AND TO WOMEN EVERYWHERE, AS SHE TAKES HER PLACE IN THE CITADEL'S DISTINGUISHED LONG GRAY LINE AS THE FIRST FEMALE CADET TO GRADUATE FROM THIS WORLD RENOWNED MILITARY COLLEGE.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4131 -- Rep. Wilkins: A HOUSE RESOLUTION EXTENDING THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE J. L. MANN HIGH SCHOOL PATRIOTS BOYS SOCCER TEAM ON TUESDAY, MAY 25, 1999, AT A TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF BEING RECOGNIZED AND HONORED BY THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES FOR WINNING THE CLASS AAA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4132 -- Rep. Wilkins: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE THE J. L. MANN HIGH SCHOOL PATRIOTS SOCCER TEAM OF GREENVILLE ON WINNING THE 1999 CLASS AAA BOYS STATE CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4133 -- Rep. Simrill: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO PLACE THE HONORABLE JAMES H. HODGES, GOVERNOR, ON ALL OFFICIAL SIGNS ERECTED BY THE DEPARTMENT ALONG THE STATE'S HIGHWAYS WHICH WELCOME MOTORISTS TO THE STATE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4134 -- Reps. Inabinett, Witherspoon, Sharpe, Riser, Edge, Kennedy, Bailey, Bales, Barfield, Breeland, Campsen, Canty, Clyburn, Dantzler, Emory, Harrison, J. Hines, Keegan, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Mack, McCraw, M. McLeod, McMahand, Moody-Lawrence, J.M. Neal, Ott, Phillips and Stille: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 3, TITLE 27, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE LIMITATION ON LIABILITY FOR LANDOWNERS TO ENCOURAGE THEM TO MAKE THEIR PROPERTY AVAILABLE FOR RECREATIONAL PURPOSES, SO AS TO PROVIDE A MORE COMPLETE DEFINITION OF THE TERM "PERSON"; TO PROVIDE THAT THE LANDOWNER MAY, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, PERMIT THE USE OF HIS LAND FOR RECREATIONAL PURPOSES; AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE LANDOWNER DOES NOT INCUR LIABILITY FOR AN INJURY CAUSED BY A NATURAL OR ARTIFICIAL CONDITION, STRUCTURE, OR PERSONAL PROPERTY ON THE PREMISES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4135 -- Education and Public Works Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO DISAPPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE COMMISSION ON HIGHER EDUCATION, RELATING TO LEGISLATIVE INCENTIVES FOR FUTURE EXCELLENCE (LIFE) SCHOLARSHIPS, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 2360, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Introduced
Debate Adjourned
Request for Debate

H. 4136 -- Reps. Carnell, Allen, Allison, Altman, Askins, Bailey, Bales, Barfield, Barrett, Battle, Beck, Bowers, Breeland, G. Brown, H. Brown, J. Brown, T. Brown, Campsen, Canty, Cato, Chellis, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Easterday, Edge, Emory, Fleming, Gamble, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Hamilton, Harrell, Harris, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hawkins, Hayes, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Howard, Inabinett, Jennings, Keegan, Kelley, Kennedy, Kirsh, Klauber, Knotts, Koon, Lanford, Law, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, Maddox, Martin, Mason, McCraw, McGee, McKay, M. McLeod, W. McLeod, McMahand, Meacham, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Parks, Phillips, Pinckney, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Riser, Robinson, Rodgers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scott, Seithel, Sharpe, Sheheen, Simrill, D. Smith, F. Smith, J. Smith, R. Smith, Stille, Stuart, Taylor, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Vaughn, Walker, Webb, Whatley, Whipper, Wilder, Wilkes, Wilkins, Witherspoon, Woodrum and Young-Brickell: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION EXPRESSING SORROW AT THE DEATH OF MRS. ALVA DUNBAR TAYLOR OF LEXINGTON COUNTY, AND EXTENDING DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO HER FAMILY AND MANY FRIENDS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4137 -- Reps. Edge and H. Brown: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION MEMORIALIZING THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO REVISE PROVISIONS OF THE BALANCED BUDGET ACT OF 1997 RELATED TO AN INTERIM PAYMENT SYSTEM AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF CERTAIN AMENDMENTS OR CHANGES IN RULES FOR MEDICARE HOME HEALTH CARE BENEFICIARIES TO IMPROVE THEIR SITUATION.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4138 -- Rep. Askins: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION NAME THAT PORTION OF SOUTH CAROLINA HIGHWAY 41-51 IN FLORENCE COUNTY AND WILLIAMSBURG COUNTY AS THE "W. ODELL VENTERS HIGHWAY" IN HONOR OF THE HONORABLE W. ODELL VENTERS WHO SERVED THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA AND THE COUNTY OF FLORENCE WITH DISTINCTION AS A MEMBER OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES FOR FIFTEEN YEARS; AND TO REQUEST THE DEPARTMENT TO ERECT APPROPRIATE SIGNS AND MARKERS REFLECTING THIS DESIGNATION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4139 -- Reps. Barrett and Townsend: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-2100, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO A COMMERCIAL DRIVER LICENSE, SO AS TO ESTABLISH AN "S" ENDORSEMENT WHICH AUTHORIZES A PERSON TO DRIVE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION SCHOOL BUSES OR SCHOOL DISTRICT OWNED ACTIVITY BUSES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4140 -- Reps. T. Brown and Kennedy: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE HEARTY CONGRATULATIONS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA TO THE HEMINGWAY MIDGETS BOYS BASKETBALL TEAM FOR WINNING THE 1998-99 STATE CHAMPIONSHIP IN THE STATE RECREATION AND PARKS ASSOCIATION BASKETBALL LEAGUE FOR BOYS FOURTEEN AND UNDER AND FOR WINNING THE JUNIOR HORNETS REGIONAL TOURNAMENT PUT ON BY THE CHARLOTTE HORNETS PROFESSIONAL BASKETBALL ORGANIZATION.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4141 -- Reps. T. Brown, Kennedy and Harvin: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE ENTHUSIASTIC CONGRATULATIONS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA TO THE GREELEYVILLE MITES GIRLS BASKETBALL TEAM FOR WINNING THE 1998-99 STATE CHAMPIONSHIP IN THE STATE RECREATION AND PARKS ASSOCIATION BASKETBALL LEAGUE FOR GIRLS TWELVE AND UNDER AND FOR PARTICIPATING WHOLEHEARTEDLY IN THE JUNIOR STING REGIONAL TOURNAMENT PUT ON BY THE CHARLOTTE STING WOMEN'S PROFESSIONAL BASKETBALL ORGANIZATION.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4142 -- Rep. Leach: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE JEFFREY SCOTT HOPKINS OF GREENVILLE UPON HIS SELECTION AS THE SOUTH CAROLINA GOVERNOR'S COMMITTEE ON EMPLOYMENT OF PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES 1999 STUDENT OF THE YEAR.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4143 -- Reps. Wilkins, Allen, Allison, Altman, Askins, Bailey, Bales, Barfield, Barrett, Battle, Beck, Bowers, Breeland, Campsen, Canty, Carnell, Cato, Chellis, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Cooper, Cotty, D. Smith, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Easterday, Edge, Emory, F. Smith, Fleming, G. Brown, Gamble, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, H. Brown, Hamilton, Harrell, Harris, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hawkins, Hayes, Hinson, Howard, Inabinett, J. Brown, J. Hines, J. Smith, Jennings, Keegan, Kelley, Kennedy, Kirsh, Klauber, Knotts, Koon, Lanford, Law, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, M. Hines, M. McLeod, Mack, Maddox, Martin, Mason, McCraw, McGee, McKay, McMahand, Meacham, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Parks, Phillips, Pinckney, Quinn, R. Smith, Rhoad, Rice, Riser, Robinson, Rodgers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scott, Seithel, Sharpe, Sheheen, Simrill, Stille, Stuart, T. Brown, Taylor, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Vaughn, W. McLeod, Walker, Webb, Whatley, Whipper, Wilder, Wilkes, Witherspoon, Woodrum and Young-Brickell: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE DEEP SADNESS OF THE MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA UPON LEARNING OF THE FORTHCOMING RETIREMENT OF RUBY H. LEVERETTE, ONE OF SOUTH CAROLINA'S OUTSTANDING PUBLIC SERVANTS, TO EXPRESS OUR SINCERE BEST WISHES FOR HER HAPPINESS, AND TO HONOR AND PAY TRIBUTE TO HER FOR HER MANY YEARS OF DEDICATION AND INVALUABLE SERVICE TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES AND TO THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4144 -- Rep. Easterday: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE CONGRATULATIONS OF THE MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE HILLCREST HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS' SOCCER TEAM FOR THEIR SUCCESSFUL 1999 SEASON, CULMINATING IN VICTORY IN THE STATE AAAA GIRLS' SOCCER TOURNAMENT AND TO EXTEND THE TEAM, ITS COACHES, AND SCHOOL OFFICIALS THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES AT A DATE AND TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER FOR THE PURPOSE OF BEING RECOGNIZED FOR THEIR SUCCESSFUL SEASON.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4145 -- Rep. Rice: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THE DIRECTOR OF THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY TO STUDY AND MAKE RECOMMENDATIONS TO THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES ON METHODS TO ELIMINATE THE FORTY-FIVE DAY GRACE PERIOD IN WHICH PERSONS WHO NEWLY ACQUIRE MOTOR VEHICLES AND OWNERS OF FOREIGN MOTOR VEHICLES BEING MOVED INTO THIS STATE MAY OPERATE THESE MOTOR VEHICLES WITHOUT DISPLAYING AN OFFICIAL SOUTH CAROLINA LICENSE PLATE.
Introduced and Adopted
Report of Committee
Adopted

H. 4146 -- Rep. R. Smith: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE SINCERE GRATITUDE AND APPRECIATION OF THE MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE HONORABLE HECTOR FELIX RODRIQUEZ, MAYOR OF BURNETTOWN, SOUTH CAROLINA, WHO ORIGINATED THE IDEA AND PROMOTED THE CONCEPT OF CREATING THE HORSE CREEK/MIDLAND VALLEY VETERANS' PARK.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4147 -- Rep. R. Smith: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO OFFER THE CONGRATULATIONS AND SINCERE APPRECIATION OF THE MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO JACK ADKISON OF AIKEN COUNTY FOR HIS COMMITMENT, WORK, AND EFFORT IN ESTABLISHING HORSE CREEK/MIDLAND VALLEY VETERANS' PARK.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4148 -- Rep. R. Smith: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE SINCERE GRATITUDE AND APPRECIATION OF THE MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO JACK L. SCOTT OF AIKEN COUNTY FOR HIS SELFLESS DEDICATION IN ESTABLISHING HORSE CREEK/MIDLAND VALLEY VETERANS' PARK.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4149 -- Rep. R. Smith: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE SINCERE GRATITUDE AND APPRECIATION OF THE MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO RALPH BARBER OF AIKEN COUNTY FOR HIS SELFLESS DEDICATION IN ESTABLISHING HORSE CREEK/MIDLAND VALLEY VETERANS' PARK.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4150 -- Rep. Chellis: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE SUMMERVILLE HIGH SCHOOL "GREEN WAVE" BOYS' VARSITY SOCCER TEAM, COACHES, STAFF, AND SCHOOL OFFICIALS ON WEDNESDAY, MAY 26, 1999, FOR THE PURPOSE OF BEING RECOGNIZED FOR WINNING THE 1999 CLASS AAAA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP IN BOYS' VARSITY SOCCER.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4151 -- Rep. Rice: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THE DIRECTOR OF THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY TO STUDY AND MAKE RECOMMENDATIONS TO THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY ON METHODS TO ELIMINATE THE FORTY-FIVE DAY GRACE PERIOD IN WHICH PERSONS WHO NEWLY ACQUIRE MOTOR VEHICLES AND OWNERS OF FOREIGN MOTOR VEHICLES BEING MOVED INTO THIS STATE MAY OPERATE THESE MOTOR VEHICLES WITHOUT DISPLAYING AN OFFICIAL SOUTH CAROLINA LICENSE PLATE.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Adopted

H. 4152 -- Rep. Bailey: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO EXTEND DEEPEST GRATITUDE AND BEST WISHES TO MRS. CAROLYN WESTBURY BAKER OF DORCHESTER COUNTY ON THE OCCASION OF HER RETIREMENT AS HEADMASTER OF DORCHESTER ACADEMY.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4153 -- Reps. Moody-Lawrence, Delleney, Kirsh, McCraw and Simrill: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO NOT CLOSE THE TOOLS FORK BRIDGE AND THE WILDCAT CREEK BRIDGE ON SQUIRE ROAD IN YORK COUNTY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4154 -- Rep. Fleming: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO MEMORIALIZE THE CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES TO DEVELOP AND ENACT LEGISLATION THAT WILL ENHANCE THE USE OF ACHIEVEMENT GROUPING OF STUDENTS IN REGULAR CLASSES IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4155 -- Reps. Chellis, Bailey and Young-Brickell: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE HEARTY CONGRATULATIONS OF THE MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO THE SUMMERVILLE HIGH SCHOOL "GREEN WAVE" BOYS' VARSITY SOCCER TEAM, COACHES, AND STAFF ON WINNING THE 1998-99 CLASS AAAA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4156 -- Reps. J. Brown, Allen, Allison, Altman, Askins, Bailey, Bales, Barfield, Barrett, Battle, Beck, Bowers, Breeland, G. Brown, H. Brown, T. Brown, Campsen, Canty, Carnell, Cato, Chellis, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Easterday, Edge, Emory, Fleming, Gamble, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Hamilton, Harrell, Harris, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hawkins, Hayes, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Howard, Inabinett, Jennings, Keegan, Kelley, Kennedy, Kirsh, Klauber, Knotts, Koon, Lanford, Law, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, Maddox, Martin, Mason, McCraw, McGee, McKay, M. McLeod, W. McLeod, McMahand, Meacham, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Parks, Phillips, Pinckney, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Riser, Robinson, Rodgers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scott, Seithel, Sharpe, Sheheen, Simrill, D. Smith, F. Smith, J. Smith, R. Smith, Stille, Stuart, Taylor, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Vaughn, Walker, Webb, Whatley, Whipper, Wilder, Wilkins, Wilkes, Witherspoon, Woodrum and Young-Brickell: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND AND THANK GARY R. BAKER UPON HIS RETIREMENT FOR HIS MANY YEARS OF DEDICATED SERVICE AS EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE STATE ETHICS COMMISSION AND FOR HIS CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4157 -- Rep. G. Brown: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE PROFOUND SORROW OF THE MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF SOUTH CAROLINA UPON THE DEATH OF SERGEANT JULIUS R. WILKES, JR., OF FLORENCE WHO TRAGICALLY LOST HIS LIFE IN THE ARMY BLACK HAWK HELICOPTER ACCIDENT AT FORT CAMPBELL, KENTUCKY, ON APRIL 22, 1999, AND EXTENDING DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO HIS FAMILY AND FRIENDS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4158 -- Rep. Mason: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE SOUTH AIKEN HIGH SCHOOL "THOROUGHBREDS" MEN'S TENNIS TEAM, COACHES, AND STAFF ON THURSDAY, MAY 27, 1999, AT A TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF BEING RECOGNIZED AND CONGRATULATED ON WINNING THE 1998-1999 CLASS AAAA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4159 -- Rep. Mason: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE THE SOUTH AIKEN HIGH SCHOOL "THOROUGHBREDS" MEN'S TENNIS TEAM AND HEAD COACH, MIKE HICKS, ON CAPTURING THEIR SECOND CONSECUTIVE CLASS AAAA STATE TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4160 -- Reps. Govan, Allen, Lloyd, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, Pinckney, Rutherford and Scott: A BILL TO AMEND ARTICLE 3, CHAPTER 6, TITLE 23, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE HIGHWAY PATROL DIVISION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY, BY ADDING SECTION 23-6-185 SO AS TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY TO COLLECT, CORRELATE, AND MAINTAIN INFORMATION REGARDING TRAFFIC LAW ENFORCEMENT BY HIGHWAY PATROL AND STATE POLICE OFFICERS AND TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT TO MAKE AN ANNUAL REPORT REGARDING COMPLAINTS MADE BY MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC AGAINST OFFICERS OF THE HIGHWAY PATROL AND OF THE STATE POLICE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4161 -- Reps. Easterday and Beck: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 9, TITLE 36, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE UNIFORM COMMERCIAL CODE REGARDING SECURED TRANSACTIONS, SO AS TO, INTER ALIA, EXPAND THE SCOPE OF THE PROVISIONS TO INCLUDE ADDITIONAL TYPES OF PROPERTY AS COLLATERAL AND NEW KINDS OF TRANSACTIONS; TO PROVIDE FOR CLARITY OF METHODS OF PERFECTION AND FOR CENTRALIZED AND ELECTRONIC FILING OF FINANCING STATEMENTS; TO PROVIDE THAT THE LOCATION OF THE DEBTOR DETERMINES THE PLACE OF FILING AND THE EFFECT OF PERFECTION; TO PROVIDE NEW DEFAULT AND ENFORCEMENT RULES FOR DEALING WITH GUARANTORS, NEW KINDS OF PROPERTY, AND SUBORDINATE CREDITORS; TO DISTINGUISH MORE CLEARLY THE TREATMENT OF A CONSUMER TRANSACTION INVOLVING A SECURITY INTEREST AND THE PROTECTIONS AFFORDED A CONSUMER DEBTOR; TO CLARIFY CERTAIN AMBIGUITIES ARISING FROM CONFLICTING JUDICIAL INTERPRETATIONS OF THE APPLICATIONS OF SOME PROVISIONS; AND TO PROVIDE FOR INCREASED UNIFORMITY IN THE TREATMENT OF SECURED TRANSACTIONS INVOLVING OIL AND GAS AND AGRICULTURE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4162 -- Rep. Bowers: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-43-220, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO CLASSIFICATION AND VALUATION OF PROPERTY FOR PURPOSES OF THE PROPERTY TAX, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT ALL DWELLINGS OWNED BY A MEMBER OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY LOCATED IN A COUNTY IN WHICH ANY PORTION OF THE MEMBER'S ELECTORAL DISTRICT IS LOCATED AND NOT HELD FOR THE PRODUCTION OF INCOME QUALIFY FOR THE FOUR PERCENT ASSESSMENT RATIO APPLICABLE TO SUCH PROPERTY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4163 -- Reps. J. Smith and Lourie: A HOUSE RESOLUTION CONGRATULATING THE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA WOMEN'S TRACK TEAM ON WINNING THE SOUTHEASTERN CONFERENCE WOMEN'S OUTDOOR TRACK AND FIELD TITLE FOR 1999, AND EXTENDING THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE TEAM'S MEMBERS AND COACHES ON THURSDAY, MAY 27, 1999.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4164 -- Reps. Kelley and Harvin: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION EXPRESSING THE PROFOUND SORROW OF THE MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA GENERAL ASSEMBLY UPON THE DEATH OF MRS. JULIA BENIK OF HORRY COUNTY AND EXTENDING DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO HER FAMILY AND MANY FRIENDS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4165 -- Rep. Harrison: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE THE HAMMOND SCHOOL BOYS BASEBALL TEAM FOR WINNING THE 1999 CLASS AAA SOUTH CAROLINA INDEPENDENT SCHOOLS ASSOCIATION BASEBALL CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4166 -- Reps. Robinson, Allen, Altman, Barrett, Campsen, Cato, Cobb-Hunter, Cooper, D. Smith, Davenport, Delleney, Easterday, Edge, Gamble, Hamilton, Haskins, Hawkins, Kirsh, Klauber, Koon, Lanford, Leach, Littlejohn, Loftis, Lourie, Maddox, McGee, Meacham, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, Quinn, Rice, Sharpe, Sheheen, Simrill, Stille, Tripp, Trotter, Vaughn, Walker, Woodrum, Sandifer, Allison and Riser: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO PROVIDE FOR THE CONTINUING AUTHORITY TO PAY THE EXPENSES OF STATE GOVERNMENT IF THE 1999-2000 FISCAL YEAR BEGINS WITHOUT A GENERAL APPROPRIATIONS ACT FOR THE YEAR IN EFFECT.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
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Recorded vote
Amended
Proposed Amendment
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Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
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H. 4167 -- Rep. Bailey: A BILL TO AMEND TITLE 27, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PROPERTY AND CONVEYANCES, BY ADDING CHAPTER 42 SO AS TO ENACT THE "SOUTH CAROLINA VACATION RENTAL ACT"; AND TO AMEND SECTION 45-5-10, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS FOR PURPOSES OF SAFETY REGULATIONS FOR HOTELS, MOTELS, RESTAURANTS, AND BOARDING HOUSES, SO AS TO ADD PROVISIONS TO THE DEFINITION OF "HOTEL", AND PROVIDE THAT HOTELS, INCLUDING THOSE WITH MULTIPLE SINGLE INDIVIDUAL UNIT OWNERS, ARE NOT SUBJECT TO SECTION 40-57-135 AS THAT SECTION PROVIDES FOR HOLDING TENANTS' RENTAL TRANSACTIONS IN A TRUST ACCOUNT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4168 -- Reps. J.M. Neal and Sheheen: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE THE NORTH CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS SOFTBALL TEAM OF KERSHAW FOR WINNING THE CLASS A STATE GIRLS SOFTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4169 -- Reps. J.M. Neal and Sheheen: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE NORTH CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS SOFTBALL TEAM AND ITS COACHES AND OTHER SCHOOL OFFICIALS ON THURSDAY, MAY 27, 1999, AT A TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF BEING RECOGNIZED AND CONGRATULATED FOR WINNING THE CLASS A STATE GIRLS SOFTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4170 -- Reps. Koon, Allen, Allison, Altman, Askins, Bailey, Bales, Barfield, Barrett, Battle, Beck, Bowers, Breeland, G. Brown, H. Brown, J. Brown, T. Brown, Campsen, Canty, Carnell, Cato, Chellis, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Easterday, Edge, Emory, Fleming, Gamble, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Hamilton, Harrell, Harris, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hawkins, Hayes, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Howard, Inabinett, Jennings, Keegan, Kelley, Kennedy, Kirsh, Klauber, Knotts, Lanford, Law, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, Maddox, Martin, Mason, McCraw, McGee, McKay, M. McLeod, W. McLeod, McMahand, Meacham, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Parks, Phillips, Pinckney, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Riser, Robinson, Rodgers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scott, Seithel, Sharpe, Sheheen, Simrill, D. Smith, F. Smith, J. Smith, R. Smith, Stille, Stuart, Taylor, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Vaughn, Walker, Webb, Whatley, Whipper, Wilder, Wilkes, Wilkins, Witherspoon, Woodrum and Young-Brickell: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE SYMPATHY OF THE MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO THE FAMILY, MANY FRIENDS, AND COLLEAGUES OF CITY OF CHARLESTON POLICE OFFICER PERRIN RICHARD "RICKY" LOVE, WHO WAS KILLED IN THE LINE OF DUTY ON MAY 21, 1999.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4171 -- Reps. Parks, Carnell, Stille, Klauber, Allen, Allison, Altman, Askins, Bailey, Bales, Barfield, Barrett, Battle, Beck, Bowers, Breeland, G. Brown, H. Brown, J. Brown, T. Brown, Campsen, Canty, Cato, Chellis, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Easterday, Edge, Emory, Fleming, Gamble, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Hamilton, Harrell, Harris, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hawkins, Hayes, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Howard, Inabinett, Jennings, Keegan, Kelley, Kennedy, Kirsh, Knotts, Koon, Lanford, Law, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, Maddox, Martin, Mason, McCraw, McGee, McKay, M. McLeod, W. McLeod, McMahand, Meacham, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Phillips, Pinckney, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Riser, Robinson, Rodgers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scott, Seithel, Sharpe, Sheheen, Simrill, D. Smith, F. Smith, J. Smith, R. Smith, Stuart, Taylor, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Vaughn, Walker, Webb, Whatley, Whipper, Wilder, Wilkes, Wilkins, Witherspoon, Woodrum and Young-Brickell: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND AND EXTEND THE BEST WISHES OF THE MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO MR. JOHN C. SHIFLET, JR., UPON RETIREMENT FROM HIS MANY YEARS OF DEDICATED SERVICE TO THE JOHN DE LA HOWE SCHOOL IN MCCORMICK, SOUTH CAROLINA.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4172 -- Reps. Loftis, Stille, Witherspoon, Altman, Cato, Cooper, Haskins, Klauber, Leach, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Martin, Phillips, Robinson, Tripp, Vaughn, Walker and Young-Brickell: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-101-285 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT ANY STATE-SUPPORTED COLLEGE, UNIVERSITY, OR TECHNICAL COLLEGE WHICH, BASED ON APPROPRIATE TESTING RESULTS, REQUIRES A STUDENT TO TAKE REMEDIAL MATHEMATICS OR ENGLISH COURSES AS PART OF THE ACADEMIC REQUIREMENTS OF THAT INSTITUTION SHALL BE REIMBURSED FOR THE COST THEREOF BY THE SCHOOL DISTRICT FROM WHICH THE STUDENT GRADUATED, AND TO DEFINE COST AND STUDENT FOR THIS PURPOSE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4173 -- Rep. Harrison: A BILL TO AMEND ARTICLE 5, CHAPTER 23 OF TITLE 58, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO MOTOR VEHICLE CARRIERS AND ANNUAL APPLICATIONS AND LICENSE FEES, BY ADDING SECTION 58-23-555 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE SEMIANNUAL FEE FOR THE HOLDER OF A "CERTIFICATE C" HAVING TWENTY OR MORE VEHICLES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4174 -- Rep. Harrison: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 58-23-240, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE AND REVOCATION OF "CLASS C" CERTIFICATES FOR MOTOR VEHICLE CARRIERS, SO AS TO ELIMINATE FOR CERTAIN DESCRIBED CER