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The Senate assembled at 11:00 A.M., the hour to which it stood adjourned, and was called to order by the ACTING PRESIDENT, Senator GIESE.
The following Bill was read the third time and ordered returned to the House of Representatives with amendment:
H. 4817 (Word version) -- Reps. Meacham-Richardson, Delleney, Kirsh, McCraw, Moody-Lawrence and Simrill: A BILL TO ESTABLISH FIVE SINGLE MEMBER ELECTION DISTRICTS FROM WHICH CERTAIN MEMBERS OF YORK SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 1 OF YORK COUNTY MUST RESIDE AND BE ELECTED BY THE QUALIFIED ELECTORS OF EACH DISTRICT, PROVIDE THAT TWO MEMBERS MUST BE ELECTED AT-LARGE FROM THE SCHOOL DISTRICT, PROVIDE A SCHEDULE FOR THE ELECTION OF TRUSTEES, THE METHOD OF DETERMINING CANDIDATES, AND A PROCEDURE FOR FILLING VACANCIES.
By prior motion of Senator HAYES
The following Bills were read the third time and ordered sent to the House of Representatives:
S. 1282 (Word version) -- Banking and Insurance Committee: A BILL TO AMEND SECTIONS 38-79-130, AS AMENDED, AND 38-79-480, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING RESPECTIVELY TO THE POWERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA MEDICAL MALPRACTICE LIABILITY JOINT UNDERWRITING ASSOCIATION AND LIMITS ON RECOVERY FOR CLAIMS MADE AGAINST A PERSON OR ENTITY INSURED BY THE ASSOCIATION SO AS TO INCREASE THE LIMITS FROM ONE HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS TO TWO HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS FOR EACH CLAIMANT AND FROM THREE HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS TO SIX HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS FOR ALL CLAIMANTS UNDER ONE POLICY IN ANY ONE YEAR; TO AMEND SECTION 38-79-250, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO OBLIGATIONS OF MEMBERS TERMINATED FROM THE ASSOCIATION, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE STATE IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY COSTS, EXPENSES, LIABILITIES, JUDGMENTS, OR OTHER OBLIGATIONS OF THE ASSOCIATION; TO AMEND SECTION 38-79-260, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE GOVERNING BOARD OF THE ASSOCIATION, SO AS TO REDUCE THE NUMBER OF MEMBERS ON THIS BOARD FROM TWENTY-ONE TO THIRTEEN AND TO REQUIRE THE BOARD TO DEVELOP A PLAN OF OPERATION SUBJECT TO APPROVAL BY THE DIRECTOR OF THE DEPARTMENT OF INSURANCE; TO AMEND SECTION 38-79-430, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO CREATION OF THE BOARD OF GOVERNORS TO MANAGE AND OPERATE THE SOUTH CAROLINA PATIENT'S COMPENSATION FUND, SO AS TO REQUIRE THE BOARD TO DEVELOP A PLAN OF OPERATION SUBJECT TO THE APPROVAL OF THE DIRECTOR OF THE DEPARTMENT OF INSURANCE; AND TO AMEND SECTION 38-79-450, RELATING TO FEES FOR MEMBERSHIP IN THE SOUTH CAROLINA PATIENT'S COMPENSATION FUND, SO AS TO REQUIRE MEMBERS TO PAY ANY DEFICIT OF THE FUND AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE STATE IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY COSTS, EXPENSES, LIABILITIES, JUDGMENTS, OR OTHER OBLIGATIONS OF THE FUND.
By prior motion of Senator SALEEBY, with unanimous consent
S. 1305 (Word version) -- Senator Elliott: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-21-2734, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO ANNUAL LICENSES TO OPERATE CERTAIN AMUSEMENTS, SO AS TO ESTABLISH AN OPTION TO PURCHASE AN EIGHT-MONTH LICENSE IN LIEU OF A TWENTY-FOUR MONTH OR A SIX-MONTH LICENSE.
By prior motion of Senator ELLIOTT, with unanimous consent
H. 4543 (Word version) -- Rep. Miller: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 6-1-120, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO CONFIDENTIALITY OF COUNTY OR MUNICIPAL TAXPAYER INFORMATION, SO AS TO CLARIFY THAT FINANCIAL INFORMATION PROVIDED IN A RETURN, REPORT, OR APPLICATION FILED WITH A COUNTY OR MUNICIPALITY IS CONFIDENTIAL BUT DOES NOT PROHIBIT THE SHARING OF DATA BETWEEN PUBLIC OFFICIALS AND EMPLOYEES, AND TO FURTHER PROVIDE THAT A PERSON IS SUBJECT TO CRIMINAL PENALTIES IF THE PERSON KNOWINGLY VIOLATES THIS SECTION.
By prior motion of Senator SALEEBY, with unanimous consent
The following Bills and Joint Resolution, having been read the second time, were ordered placed on the third reading Calendar:
S. 1321 (Word version) -- Senator Rankin: A BILL TO AMEND TITLE 23, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO LAW ENFORCEMENT, BY ADDING CHAPTER 20, SO AS TO ENACT THE "LAW ENFORCEMENT ASSISTANCE AND SUPPORT ACT" BY PERMITTING LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES OF THIS STATE TO ENTER INTO CONTRACTUAL AGREEMENTS FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT SUPPORT SERVICES UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS, TO REQUIRE THESE CONTRACTS TO INCLUDE CERTAIN PROVISIONS RELATING TO THE SERVICES PROVIDED, TO REQUIRE THAT OFFICERS OF THE LAW ENFORCEMENT PROVIDER BE UNDER THE IMMEDIATE CONTROL AND SUPERVISION OF THE CONTRACTING AGENCY, AND TO ALLOW THE GOVERNOR TO WAIVE THE CONTRACTUAL REQUIREMENTS OF THIS CHAPTER DURING A NATURAL DISASTER.
By prior motion of Senator RANKIN, with unanimous consent
S. 1323 (Word version) -- Senators Bauer and Wilson: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO AUTHORIZE THE STATE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2000, TO TRANSFER OWNERSHIP OF A SURPLUS NATIONAL GUARD ARMORY IN WHITMIRE, SOUTH CAROLINA, TO THE TOWN OF WHITMIRE.
By prior motion of Senator BAUER, with unanimous consent
S. 1324 (Word version) -- Senator Branton: A BILL TO AMEND ACT 512 OF 1996, RELATING TO DEVOLUTION OF AUTHORITY AND BUDGETARY APPROVALS TO THE GOVERNING BODY OF DORCHESTER COUNTY, SO AS TO DELETE THE COUNTY TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE FROM THE OFFICES, BOARDS, AND COMMISSIONS OVER WHICH THE GOVERNING BODY OF DORCHESTER COUNTY HAS AUTHORITY.
By prior motion of Senator BRANTON, with unanimous consent
H. 4860 (Word version) -- Reps. Sandifer and Barrett: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 30-5-10, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE PERFORMANCE OF THE REGISTER OF DEEDS' DUTIES BY A CLERK OF COURT IN CERTAIN COUNTIES, SO AS TO ADD OCONEE COUNTY TO THE LIST OF THOSE COUNTIES WHICH HAVE BOTH A REGISTER OF DEEDS AND A CLERK OF COURT; AND TO AMEND SECTION 30-5-12, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE APPOINTMENT OF A REGISTER OF DEEDS, SO AS TO ADD OCONEE COUNTY TO THE LIST OF COUNTIES IN WHICH THE GOVERNING BODY APPOINTS THE REGISTER OF DEEDS.
By prior motion of Senator HOLLAND, with unanimous consent
On motion of Senators WILSON and SETZLER, with unanimous consent, the Senate stood adjourned out of respect to the memory of Mr. Leoland Thomas "Dick" Outlaw of Cayce, S.C.
At 11:20 A.M., on motion of Senator PATTERSON, the Senate adjourned to meet next Tuesday, April 11, 2000, at 12:00 Noon.
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