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The House assembled at 10:00 a.m.
Deliberations were opened with prayer as follows:
Ruler of all mankind, grant to us that in this forum of democracy we may lift high the banner of freedom and carry it with courage and strength. May Your perfect Word lodge deep in our minds and guide our actions. Give us pure hearts to see You, stout hearts to bear the burdens of others, hearts that beat in unison with You that we may carry forward Your divine intentions. We give you praise now and forever. Amen.
After corrections to the Journal of the proceedings of yesterday, the SPEAKER ordered it confirmed.
The following Bills were taken up, read the third time, and ordered sent to the Senate:
H. 3492 (Word version) -- Reps. White, Barrett, Chellis, Cooper, Emory, Hayes, Keegan, Klauber, Law, Martin, McGee, J. M. Neal, Ott, Rice, Taylor, Thompson, Townsend, Trotter and A. Young: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-1320, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF PROVISIONAL DRIVERS LICENSES TO PERSONS CONVICTED OF A FIRST OFFENSE OF OPERATING A VEHICLE WHILE UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF INTOXICATING ALCOHOL, DRUGS, OR NARCOTICS, SO AS TO INCREASE THE FEE AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY MUST USE THE ADDITIONAL REVENUES FOR HIRING AND TRAINING ADDITIONAL MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HIGHWAY PATROL.
H. 3451 (Word version) -- Reps. Robinson, Harvin, McCraw, Quinn, Cooper, Keegan, Carnell, Kirsh, Clyburn, Jennings, Koon, Cobb-Hunter, Rice, Riser, A. Young, Allison, Littlejohn, Kennedy, Limehouse, J. R. Smith, Tripp and Leach: A BILL TO AMEND TITLE 56, CHAPTER 31, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO RENTAL OF PRIVATE PASSENGER AUTOMOBILES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THIS CHAPTER ALSO APPLIES TO RENTAL VEHICLES, AND TO DEFINE RENTAL VEHICLES FOR THIS PURPOSE.
H. 3263 (Word version) -- Rep. Davenport: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 40-11-370, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO ENGAGING IN CONSTRUCTION PURSUANT TO A LICENSE, SO AS TO DEFINE "ENGAGING IN CONSTRUCTION" AND TO REQUIRE THAT A LICENSED CONTRACTOR ENGAGE IN CONSTRUCTION IN THE EXACT LICENSED NAME; AND TO AMEND SECTION 40-11-410, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO LICENSE CLASSIFICATIONS AND SUBCLASSIFICATIONS SO AS TO DELETE "GLASS" AND "GLAZING" FROM THE SUBCLASSIFICATION OF "INTERIOR RENOVATION" AND TO ADD AND DEFINE "GLASS AND GLAZING" AS A SUBCLASSIFICATION OF "GENERAL CONTRACTORS SPECIALTY".
H. 3160 (Word version) -- Reps. Lee and Whipper: A BILL TO AMEND SECTIONS 15-27-155 AND 17-1-50, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE APPOINTMENT OF INTERPRETERS IN CIVIL AND CRIMINAL PROCEEDINGS WHENEVER A PARTY OR WITNESS DOES NOT SUFFICIENTLY SPEAK ENGLISH, SO AS TO PROVIDE AND REVISE DEFINITIONS FOR CERTAIN TERMS, TO REVISE THE CIRCUMSTANCES UPON WHICH AN INTERPRETER IS APPOINTED, WHO MAY APPOINT AN INTERPRETER, WHOSE TESTIMONY MAY BE INTERPRETED, AND AN INTERPRETER'S QUALIFICATIONS, TO PROVIDE FOR THE CREATION OF A COURT INTERPRETERS ADVISORY PANEL WHOSE PURPOSE IS TO ASSIST THE SUPREME COURT AND COURT ADMINISTRATION IN DEVELOPING POLICIES RELATING TO INTERPRETERS, TO PROVIDE THAT THE DIVISION OF COURT ADMINISTRATION'S CENTRALIZED LIST OF INTERPRETERS SHALL INCLUDE CERTIFIED AND OTHERWISE QUALIFIED INTERPRETERS TO INTERPRET PROCEEDINGS TO THE PRINCIPAL IN INTEREST AND TESTIMONY OF A WITNESS, AND TO PROVIDE THAT A PRINCIPAL PARTY IN INTEREST OR A WITNESS, MAY USE AN INTERPRETER WHO DOES NOT APPEAR ON THE CENTRALIZED LIST IF HE SUBMITS TO A VOIR DIRE BY THE APPOINTING AUTHORITY.
At 10:25 a.m. the House in accordance with the ruling of the SPEAKER adjourned to meet at 12:00 noon, Tuesday, March 6.
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