Journal of the House of Representatives
of the First Session of the 114th General Assembly
of the State of South Carolina
being the Regular Session Beginning Tuesday, January 9, 2001
&
Extra Session Beginning Wednesday, June 20, 2001


HOUSE BILL INDEX

BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS

REGULAR SESSION OF 2001

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

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VETOS ON 2000 BILLS

For past history of the following Bills see 2000 House Journal.

(A 1, R 453, H 3649) -- Rep. Tripp: AN ACT TO APPROPRIATE SURPLUS AND OTHER GENERAL FUND REVENUES FOR THE OPERATION OF STATE GOVERNMENT FOR THE FISCAL YEAR BEGINNING JULY 1, 2000, TO REGULATE THE EXPENDITURE OF THESE FUNDS, TO REDUCE THE SALES AND USE TAX ON FOOD ITEMS WHICH MAY LAWFULLY BE PURCHASED WITH UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE FOOD COUPONS, TO ESTABLISH A PILOT DRUG TREATMENT COURT PROGRAM IN THE THIRD JUDICIAL CIRCUIT AND PROVIDE FOR ITS OPERATION; 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 HEREBY, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE PROVISIONS OF SECTION 2 7 105 OF THE 1976 CODE DO NOT APPLY TO THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION; TO AMEND CHAPTER 1, TITLE 9, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA RETIREMENT SYSTEM, BY ADDING ARTICLE 17 SO AS TO ENACT THE TEACHER AND EMPLOYEE RETENTION INCENTIVE PROGRAM AND PROVIDE FOR ITS OPERATION; TO AMEND SECTIONS 9 1 1510 AND 9 1 1550, BOTH AS AMENDED, 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 AND SPECIFY THAT SERVICE RETIREMENT ELIGIBILITY REQUIRES AT LEAST FIVE YEARS OF EARNED SERVICE; TO AMEND SECTIONS 9 1 1515, AS AMENDED, AND 9 1 1770, AS AMENDED, AND 9 1 1850, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO EARLY RETIREMENT OPTIONS, 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 ONLY TO A MEMBER WHO TERMINATES BEFORE RETIREMENT AND MAKES BOTH EMPLOYER AND EMPLOYEE CONTRIBUTIONS FOR THE PERIOD REQUIRED FOR SERVICE RETIREMENT, UPDATE THE BENEFIT ELECTION OPTION ON THE IN SERVICE DEATH OF A MEMBER TO REFLECT OTHER CHANGES SINCE ORIGINAL ENACTMENT AND MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS, 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 SECTION AND TO SPECIFY THAT EARLY SERVICE RETIREMENT ELIGIBILITY REQUIRES AT LEAST FIVE YEARS OF EARNED SERVICE; 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 ELIMINATE ANY ADJUSTMENT IN EXCESS OF THE RATE OF INFLATION, TO DELETE OBSOLETE PROVISIONS, AND TO CONFORM IN BOTH SECTIONS REFERENCES TO THE CONSUMER PRICE INDEX USED IN CALCULATING THE COST OF LIVING ADJUSTMENT; BY ADDING SECTION 9 1 1615, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE PAYMENT OF THE RETIREMENT BENEFITS OF A RETIRED MEMBER OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA RETIREMENT SYSTEM FOR THE MONTH IN WHICH THE RETIREE DIES; TO AMEND SECTION 9 1 1770, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PRERETIREMENT AND POST RETIREMENT BENEFITS OF MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA RETIREMENT SYSTEM, SO AS TO INCREASE INSURANCE PAYMENTS ON BEHALF OF A DECEASED MEMBER UNDER THE GROUP LIFE INSURANCE PROGRAM; TO AMEND SECTIONS 9 8 80, 9 9 80, AND 9 11 160, RELATING TO THE PAYMENT OF BENEFITS UNDER THE RETIREMENT SYSTEM FOR JUDGES AND SOLICITORS, THE RETIREMENT SYSTEM FOR MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY, AND THE SOUTH CAROLINA POLICE OFFICERS RETIREMENT SYSTEM, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE PAYMENT OF THE RETIREMENT BENEFITS OF A RETIRED MEMBER FOR THE MONTH IN WHICH THE RETIREE DIES; TO AMEND SECTION 9 11 120, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PRERETIREMENT AND POST RETIREMENT BENEFITS FOR MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA POLICE OFFICERS RETIREMENT SYSTEM, SO AS TO INCREASE INSURANCE PAYMENTS ON BEHALF OF DECEASED MEMBERS UNDER THE GROUP LIFE INSURANCE PROGRAM, AND TO REQUIRE PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHERS RETIRING IN THE FIRST HALF OF 2001 TO PROVIDE NOTICE OF THEIR RETIREMENT TO THEIR EMPLOYERS NO LATER THAN SEPTEMBER 1, 2000, AND TO PROVIDE AN EXCEPTION; TO AMEND SECTION 59 149 10, RELATING TO LIFE SCHOLARSHIPS, INCLUDING THE ANNUAL AMOUNTS THEREOF, SO AS TO INCREASE FROM TWO THOUSAND DOLLARS A YEAR TO THREE THOUSAND DOLLARS A YEAR THE MAXIMUM AMOUNT OF SUCH SCHOLARSHIPS FOR ELIGIBLE STUDENTS ATTENDING FOUR YEAR PUBLIC OR INDEPENDENT INSTITUTIONS, AND TO INCREASE THE AMOUNT OF SUCH SCHOLARSHIPS THAT ELIGIBLE STUDENTS ATTENDING TWO YEAR PUBLIC OR INDEPENDENT INSTITUTIONS, INCLUDING STATE TECHNICAL COLLEGES MAY RECEIVE FROM A MAXIMUM OF ONE THOUSAND DOLLARS A YEAR TO THE COST OF TUITION FOR THIRTY CREDIT HOURS A YEAR, AND TO PROVIDE THESE INCREASES BEGIN WITH SCHOOL YEAR 2000 2001; BY ADDING SECTION 59 1 470 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE DISTRIBUTION BY THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO SCHOOL DISTRICTS OF STATE APPROPRIATED FUNDS FOR EMPLOYER MATCHING CONTRIBUTIONS TO EMPLOYEES PARTICIPATING IN DEFERRED COMPENSATION PLANS, TO PROVIDE A MAXIMUM THREE HUNDRED DOLLAR MATCHING CONTRIBUTION, AND TO PROVIDE THOSE DISTRICT EMPLOYEES ELIGIBLE TO RECEIVE MATCHING CONTRIBUTIONS; TO AMEND CHAPTER 122, TITLE 44, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE COUNTY GRANTS FUND FOR ADOLESCENT PREGNANCY PREVENTION INITIATIVES, SO AS TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THE ADMINISTRATION AND DISTRIBUTION OF MONIES APPROPRIATED TO THE GRANTS FUND, TO REQUIRE REGULAR EVALUATIONS OF PROJECTS RECEIVING MONIES FROM THE GRANTS FUND, AND TO PROVIDE FOR TECHNICAL REVISIONS RELATING TO THE COUNTY GRANTS FUND PROGRAM; TO AMEND SECTION 20 7 670, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES' AND OTHER AGENCIES' AUTHORITY TO INVESTIGATE ABUSE AND NEGLECT IN RESIDENTIAL INSTITUTIONS AND FOSTER HOMES, SO AS TO DELETE REFERENCES TO REMEDIAL ACTION BY THE STATE LAW ENFORCEMENT DIVISION IN THE INVESTIGATION OF ABUSE AND NEGLECT IN FACILITIES OF THE DEPARTMENT OF JUVENILE JUSTICE, TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES, INSTEAD OF THE OMBUDSMAN OF THE OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR, SHALL INVESTIGATE AN ALLEGATION OF ABUSE OR NEGLECT OF A CHILD WHERE THE CHILD IS IN THE CUSTODY OF, OR A RESIDENT OF, A RESIDENTIAL TREATMENT FACILITY OR INTERMEDIATE CARE FACILITY FOR THE MENTALLY RETARDED LICENSED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL OR OPERATED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF MENTAL HEALTH AND PROVIDE FOR THE ENFORCEMENT AUTHORITY OF THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES IN THESE MATTERS; AND TO AMEND SECTION 1A OF JOINT RESOLUTION 157 OF 1997, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO A PILOT CHILD PROTECTIVE SERVICES SYSTEM WHICH ALLOWS THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES TO DIVERT CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT CASES TO AN ASSESSMENT TRACK RATHER THAN FOLLOWING NORMAL PROTOCOL WHEN CERTAIN MORE SERIOUS FORMS OF ALLEGED ABUSE OR NEGLECT ARE NOT PRESENT, SO AS TO INCREASE THE NUMBER OF COUNTIES IN THE PILOT SYSTEM AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE NEWEST COUNTIES ADDED NEED NOT BE INCLUDED IN THE EVALUATION; TO AMEND SECTION 9 9 60, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO RETIREMENT AND RETIREMENT BENEFITS UNDER THE RETIREMENT SYSTEM FOR MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY, SO AS TO ALLOW A MEMBER OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY WHO HAS ATTAINED THE AGE OF SEVENTY AND ONE HALF YEARS WITH FORTY YEARS' SERVICE TO RECEIVE RETIREMENT BENEFITS WHILE CONTINUING TO SERVE IN THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY WITHOUT COMPENSATION, TO PROVIDE THAT A MEMBER RECEIVING THESE BENEFITS MAKES NO FURTHER CONTRIBUTIONS TO OR ACCRUES SERVICE CREDIT IN THE SYSTEM, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THIS ELECTION TO RECEIVE RETIREMENT BENEFITS IS IRREVOCABLE.
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(A 387, R 466, H 4775) -- Ways and Means Committee: AN ACT TO MAKE APPROPRIATIONS TO MEET THE ORDINARY EXPENSES OF STATE GOVERNMENT FOR FISCAL YEAR BEGINNING, JULY 1, 2000 AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES; TO REGULATE THE EXPENDITURE OF SUCH FUNDS; TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THE OPERATION OF STATE GOVERNMENT DURING THE FISCAL YEAR; TO AMEND SECTION 12 36 2120, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976 CODE, RELATING TO SALES AND USE TAX EXEMPTIONS, SO AS TO EXEMPT FROM THE TAX SALES OF CLOTHING, CLOTHING ACCESSORIES, FOOTWEAR, SCHOOL SUPPLIES, AND COMPUTERS DURING A PERIOD BEGINNING 12:01 A.M. ON THE FIRST FRIDAY IN AUGUST AND ENDING AT TWELVE MIDNIGHT THE FOLLOWING SUNDAY, TO PROVIDE EXCEPTIONS, AND TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE BEFORE JULY TENTH OF EACH YEAR TO PUBLISH AND MAKE AVAILABLE TO THE PUBLIC AND RETAILERS A LIST OF THE ARTICLES QUALIFYING FOR THIS EXEMPTION; BY ADDING SECTION 8 23 110 SO AS TO DIRECT THE DEFERRED COMPENSATION COMMISSION TO ENSURE THAT APPROPRIATE DEFERRED COMPENSATION PLAN DOCUMENTS ALLOW EMPLOYER CONTRIBUTIONS, TO ALLOW POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONS OF THE STATE, INCLUDING SCHOOL DISTRICTS, PARTICIPATING IN STATE DEFERRED COMPENSATION PLANS OR IN SUCH PLANS OF OTHER PROVIDERS TO MAKE EMPLOYER CONTRIBUTIONS, AND TO PROVIDE FOR MATCHING OR OTHER CONTRIBUTIONS BY THE STATE TO STATE EMPLOYEES PARTICIPATING IN SUCH PLANS TO THE EXTENT FUNDS ARE APPROPRIATED FOR THIS PURPOSE, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE AMOUNT, TERMS, AND CONDITIONS OF THE CONTRIBUTIONS MUST BE DETERMINED BY THE STATE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD; 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 59 149 50, RELATING TO THE ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR A LIFE SCHOLARSHIP, SO AS TO DELETE THE REQUIREMENT THAT STUDENTS MUST PASS ALL COURSES REQUIRED FOR A STAR DIPLOMA AND ADJUST FISCAL YEAR 2000 2001 APPROPRIATIONS TO REFLECT THIS CHANGE IN ELIGIBILITY; TO REPEAL SECTIONS 59 39 105 AND 59 39 190 RELATING TO THE REQUIREMENTS AND THE PROMULGATION OF REGULATIONS FOR THE STAR DIPLOMA, AND TO REPEAL SECTION 59 103 175, RELATING TO INCLUDING STAR DIPLOMA INFORMATION IN HIGH SCHOOL AND HIGHER EDUCATION AWARENESS COUNSELING, ALL SO AS TO REPEAL THE STAR DIPLOMA PROGRAM; TO AMEND SECTION 9 1 1795, RELATING TO AN EXCEPTION TO THE EARNINGS LIMITATION APPLICABLE TO COVERED EMPLOYMENT OF A RETIRED CERTIFIED TEACHER, SO AS TO CHANGE FROM JULY 15 TO MAY 31 OF EACH YEAR THE TIME BEFORE WHICH A MEMBER OF THE SYSTEM MAY NOT BE CONSIDERED FOR EMPLOYMENT BY A SCHOOL DISTRICT; TO AMEND SECTION 59 118 30, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS IN REGARD TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA ACADEMIC ENDOWMENT INCENTIVE ACT WHERE MATCHING STATE FUNDS ARE PROVIDED TO QUALIFYING COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES FOR ENDOWMENT GIFTS UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS, SO AS TO REVISE THE DEFINITION OF "QUALIFYING COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY " TO INCLUDE TWO YEAR STATE SUPPORTED INSTITUTIONS INCLUDING COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY REGIONAL CAMPUSES; BY ADDING SECTION 51 13 765, SO AS TO ALLOW THE PATRIOT'S POINT DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY TO MAINTAIN SPECIAL ACCOUNTS WHICH RETAIN AND CARRY OVER FUNDS FROM YEAR TO YEAR, TO HOLD ALL SPECIAL ACCOUNT EARNINGS AND INTEREST FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE AUTHORITY, AND TO REQUIRE ANNUAL REPORTS OF RECEIPTS AND EXPENDITURES FROM THESE ACCOUNTS; TO AMEND SECTION 56 3 2332, RELATING TO THE ISSUE OF THE STANDARD LICENSE PLATE TO A VEHICLE MANUFACTURER FOR VEHICLES USED IN EMPLOYEE BENEFIT PROGRAMS, TESTING, OR PROMOTIONAL PURPOSES, SO AS TO INCREASE THE ANNUAL REGISTRATION FEE FROM SIX HUNDRED NINETY SEVEN DOLLARS AND FORTY SIX CENTS TO EIGHT HUNDRED EIGHTY DOLLARS; TO AMEND SECTION 1 11 710, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DUTIES OF THE STATE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD IN ESTABLISHING AND MAINTAINING THE STATE GROUP HEALTH, DENTAL, LIFE, AND DISABILITY INSURANCE PLANS, SO AS TO REQUIRE A PUBLIC HEARING BEFORE THE BOARD MAY INCREASE EMPLOYEE PAID PREMIUMS OR REDUCE BENEFITS IN THE HEALTH AND DENTAL INSURANCE PLANS, TO PROHIBIT ANY SUCH ADJUSTMENTS IN THE HEALTH AND DENTAL INSURANCE PLANS EXCEPT WHILE THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY IS MEETING IN REGULAR SESSION, AND TO ADJUST EMPLOYEE CONTRIBUTIONS, DEDUCTIBLES, AND COPAYMENTS IN THE STATE HEALTH INSURANCE PLAN EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2001; TO AMEND SECTION 50 9 510, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE SALE OF CERTAIN HUNTING LICENSES, SO AS TO DELETE THE AUTHORITY OF THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES TO ISSUE A TEN DAY NONRESIDENTIAL BIG GAME PERMIT; TO AMEND SECTION 59 31 360, RELATING TO WAIVER OF TEXTBOOK RENTAL CHARGES BY THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION, SO AS TO ALLOW THE WAIVER FOR KINDERGARTEN, AS WELL AS GRADES ONE THROUGH TWELVE; BY ADDING SECTION 59 47 120 SO AS TO ALLOW THE SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF AND THE BLIND TO REQUIRE TEACHING OR CLINICAL STAFF EMPLOYED BY THE SCHOOL WHO ATTEND ADVANCED TRAINING PAID FOR BY THE SCHOOL TO CONTRACT WITH THE SCHOOL TO REMAIN IN EMPLOYMENT FOR A MINIMUM OF ONE YEAR BEYOND COMPLETION OF THE TRAINING, AND TO REIMBURSE THE SCHOOL FOR EXPENSES INCURRED FOR THE TRAINING IF THE EMPLOYEE BREACHES THE CONTRACT, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE DEFINITION OF "ADVANCED TRAINING " BY REGULATION; TO AMEND CHAPTER 3, TITLE 23, RELATING TO THE STATE LAW ENFORCEMENT DIVISION, BY ADDING ARTICLE 12 SO AS TO ENACT "THE NATIONAL CRIME PREVENTION AND PRIVACY COMPACT ACT "; TO AMEND SECTION 9 9 50, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO CREDITED SERVICE IN THE RETIREMENT SYSTEM FOR MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY, SO AS TO DELETE CREDITED SERVICE PROVISIONS SPECIFIC TO MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY AND TO PROVIDE THAT GENERAL ASSEMBLY MEMBERS MAY ESTABLISH SERVICE CREDIT AT THE SAME COST AND UNDER THE SAME CONDITIONS AS MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA RETIREMENT SYSTEM MAY ESTABLISH SERVICE; BY ADDING SECTION 1 1 1035 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT NO STATE FUNDS OR MEDICAID FUNDS SHALL BE EXPENDED TO PERFORM ABORTIONS, EXCEPT FOR THOSE ABORTIONS AUTHORIZED BY FEDERAL LAW UNDER THE MEDICAID PROGRAM; BY ADDING SECTION 8 23 115 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT AS AN ADDITIONAL BENEFIT FOR STATE EMPLOYEES, PARTICIPATING IN THE DEFERRED COMPENSATION PLAN, THE DEFERRED COMPENSATION COMMISSION SHALL ENSURE THAT CONTRACTS ENTERED INTO WITH THIRD PARTY VENDORS INCLUDE PROVISIONS THAT DIRECT THE VENDOR TO PROVIDE CONSULTATIVE SERVICES FOR PLAN PARTICIPANTS; TO ENACT THE SOUTH CAROLINA CAPITAL GAIN HOLDING PERIOD REFORM ACT BY AMENDING SECTION 12 6 1150 RELATING TO THE STATE INCOME TAX DEDUCTION FOR A PORTION OF NET CAPITAL GAIN, SO AS TO ELIMINATE THE SEPARATE STATE HOLDING PERIOD OF TWO YEARS TO QUALIFY FOR THE DEDUCTION, REQUIRE THE HOLDING PERIOD FOR THE STATE DEDUCTION TO CONFORM TO THE FEDERAL HOLDING PERIOD FOR LONG TERM CAPITAL GAIN, AND TO DELETE OBSOLETE LANGUAGE; BY ADDING SECTION 59 125 95 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT AS EXISTING CAPACITY ALLOWS, WINTHROP UNIVERSITY MAY OFFER GRADUATE LEVEL IN STATE TUITION TO RESIDENTS OF THE MEMBER COUNTIES OF THE CAROLINAS PARTNERSHIP FOR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, AS LONG AS NO NEW SECTION OF ANY SCHEDULED CLASS IS REQUIRED TO BE OPENED TO ACCOMMODATE SUCH STUDENTS AND NO QUALIFIED SOUTH CAROLINA GRADUATE STUDENT SHALL LOSE A POSITION IN A CLASS DUE TO A NORTH CAROLINA STUDENT; TO AMEND SECTION 59 48 20, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE SPECIAL SCHOOL OF SCIENCE AND MATHEMATICS, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR SIX ADDITIONAL MEMBERS OF THE BOARD; TO AMEND TITLE 44, RELATING TO HEALTH BY ADDING CHAPTER 130, SO AS TO ENACT THE "SOUTH CAROLINA SENIORS' PRESCRIPTION DRUG PROGRAM ACT ", WHICH INCLUDES PROVISIONS TO DEFINE "PRESCRIPTION DRUG " FOR PURPOSES OF THE PROGRAM; TO ESTABLISH A PROGRAM ADMINISTERED BY THE OFFICE OF INSURANCE SERVICES OF THE STATE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD TO PROVIDE FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE IN PURCHASING PRESCRIPTION DRUGS TO RESIDENTS OF THIS STATE WHO HAVE ATTAINED AGE SIXTY FIVE YEARS WHO ARE INELIGIBLE FOR MEDICAID OR ANY OTHER PRESCRIPTION DRUG BENEFITS AND WHOSE ANNUAL INCOME DOES NOT EXCEED ONE HUNDRED FIFTY PERCENT OF THE FEDERAL POVERTY LEVEL; TO REQUIRE SEMIANNUAL REPORTS TO THE GOVERNOR AND THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY FOR THE EVALUATION OF THE PROGRAM; TO AUTHORIZE EXPANSION OF THE PROGRAM UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS; TO PROVIDE THAT THE PROGRAM MUST BE FUNDED FROM PROCEEDS OF THE TOBACCO SETTLEMENT; AND TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES TO SEEK A MEDICAID WAIVER TO EXPAND PRESCRIPTION DRUG SERVICES TO MEDICARE BENEFICIARIES; BY ADDING SECTION 44 37 40 SO AS TO ENACT THE "UNIVERSAL NEWBORN HEARING SCREENING AND INTERVENTION ACT " INCLUDING PROVISIONS TO REQUIRE NEWBORN HEARING SCREENING AND THE PROVISION OF SCREENING INFORMATION AND TO PROVIDE AN EXCEPTION; TO ESTABLISH EVALUATION AND INTERVENTION PROCEDURES AND SERVICES; TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL TO ESTABLISH SCREENING REPORTING PROCEDURES FOR HOSPITALS, AUDIOLOGISTS, AND EARLY INTERVENTIONISTS; TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT TO ESTABLISH MONITORING AND MEASUREMENT OF THE SCREENINGS AND INTERVENTIONS EFFECTIVENESS; TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT TO ESTABLISH THE NEWBORN HEARING SCREENING AND INTERVENTION ADVISORY COUNCIL; TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT TO ESTABLISH REIMBURSEMENT PROCEDURES FOR EXPENSES INCURRED; AND TO PROVIDE THAT RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE DEPARTMENT UNDER THIS SECTION MUST BE FUNDED FROM PROCEEDS OF THE TOBACCO SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT; BY ADDING SECTION 44 7 78, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT AN ENTITY THAT OPERATES A HEALTH CARE FACILITY REQUIRING A CERTIFICATE OF NEED MAY DEVELOP AND OPERATE FACILITIES, PROGRAMS, AND SERVICES IN ANY LOCATION WHERE SUCH FACILITIES, PROGRAMS, OR SERVICES SUPPORT THE ENTITY OR PROVIDE SERVICES TO RESIDENTS IF ALL OTHER STATUTORY AND REGULATORY REQUIREMENTS ARE MET; TO AMEND TITLE 44 BY ADDING CHAPTER 128 SO AS TO ENACT THE "SOUTH CAROLINA YOUTH SMOKING PREVENTION ACT ", INCLUDING REQUIRING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL TO DEVELOP A YOUTH SMOKING PREVENTION PLAN WHICH MAY INCLUDE AWARDING GRANTS TO LOCAL AGENCIES, ORGANIZATIONS, AND ENTITIES, TO PROVIDE THAT THE RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE DEPARTMENT UNDER THIS CHAPTER MUST BE FUNDED FROM PROCEEDS RECEIVED FROM THE TOBACCO SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT, AND TO ESTABLISH THE SOUTH CAROLINA YOUTH SMOKING PREVENTION ADVISORY COMMISSION TO ADVISE THE DEPARTMENT IN THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THIS ACT AND PROVIDE FOR ITS MEMBERSHIP; TO AMEND SECTION 6 5 10, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO AUTHORIZED INVESTMENTS BY POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONS RECEIVING MEDICAID FUNDS APPROPRIATED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY ARE AUTHORIZED TO UTILIZE APPROPRIATED FUNDS AND OTHER MONIES TO PARTICIPATE IN CERTAIN INVESTMENTS AND TO PROVIDE THAN NO MORE THAN FORTY PERCENT OF THE FUNDS AND OTHER MONIES MAY BE INVESTED IN THE MANNER PROVIDED HEREIN; TO AMEND TITLE 51, BY ADDING CHAPTER 18 TO ESTABLISH THE WAR BETWEEN THE STATES HERITAGE TRUST PROGRAM; TO AMEND SECTION 12 6 5060, RELATING TO CHARITABLE CONTRIBUTIONS ALLOWED ON STATE INDIVIDUAL INCOME TAX RETURNS, SO AS TO ALLOW CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE WAR BETWEEN THE STATES HERITAGE TRUST FUND, AND TO AMEND SECTION 12 37 220, RELATING TO PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTIONS, SO AS TO EXEMPT PROPERTY HELD IN TRUST PURSUANT TO THE WAR BETWEEN THE STATES HERITAGE TRUST FUND; TO AMEND SECTION 14 1 208, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO ASSESSMENTS IMPOSED IN MUNICIPAL COURT, SO AS TO INCREASE THE ASSESSMENT FROM SEVENTY FOUR PERCENT OF THE FINE IMPOSED TO ONE HUNDRED PERCENT, TO PROVIDE THAT THE ADDITIONAL MONIES COLLECTED ARE REMITTED TO THE STATE TREASURER FOR THE GOVERNOR'S TASK FORCE ON LITTER, AND TO EXEMPT THE EXPENDITURE OF THESE FUNDS FROM THE PROVISIONS OF CHAPTER 35 OF TITLE 11; TO PROVIDE FOR MONIES TO THE DEPARTMENT OF JUVENILE JUSTICE FOR REDUCTION OF NONSTATE COSTS OF OPERATING JUVENILE DETENTION CENTERS; TO AMEND SECTION 16 11 700, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE OFFENSE OF LITTERING, SO AS TO ELIMINATE THE REQUIREMENT THAT A PORTION OF THE FINES IMPOSED FOR VIOLATIONS MUST BE DEPOSITED IN THE GENERAL FUND OF THE STATE AND USED BY THE OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR TO FUND A LITTER CONTROL PROGRAM; TO AMEND ARTICLE 11, CHAPTER 1, TITLE 13, RELATING TO THE ADVISORY COORDINATING COUNCIL FOR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, SO AS TO DELETE THE WORD "ADVISORY " FROM THE DESIGNATION OF THE COUNCIL, TO PROVIDE FOR MEMBERSHIP ON THE COUNCIL OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA RESEARCH AUTHORITY IN THE PLACE OF THE SMALL AND MINORITY BUSINESS EXPANSION COUNCIL, TO INCLUDE OTHER ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS IN GRANT APPROVALS, AND TO MAKE TECHNICAL CHANGES; TO AMEND SECTION 12 10 85, RELATING TO THE PURPOSE AND USE OF STATE RURAL INFRASTRUCTURE FUNDS, SO AS TO SPECIFY QUALIFYING INFRASTRUCTURE AND OTHER ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITIES AND TO REDEFINE "LOCAL GOVERNMENT " TO MEAN A COUNTY OR GROUP OF COUNTIES PURSUANT TO SECTION 4 9 20 INSTEAD OF A MUNICIPALITY ORGANIZED PURSUANT TO TITLE 5; BY ADDING SECTION 59 111 75 SO AS TO AUTHORIZE THE MILITARY DEPARTMENT THROUGH THE ADJUTANT GENERAL TO DEVELOP A LOAN REPAYMENT PROGRAM WHEREBY TALENTED AND QUALIFIED STATE RESIDENTS MAY ATTEND STATE PUBLIC OR PRIVATE COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES FOR THE PURPOSE OF PROVIDING INCENTIVES FOR ENLISTING OR REMAINING IN THE SOUTH CAROLINA NATIONAL GUARD IN AREAS OF CRITICAL NEED, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE PROCEDURES, CONDITIONS, AND REQUIREMENTS OF THE PROGRAM; TO AMEND SECTION 12 36 140, 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; TO AMEND SECTIONS 9 1 10, 9 1 470, 9 1 1140, 9 1 1540, 9 1 1650, ALL AS AMENDED, 9 1 1660, AND 9 1 1910, ALL RELATING TO DEFINITIONS, MEMBERSHIP BY EMPLOYERS, PURCHASE OF SERVICE CREDIT, WITHDRAWAL OF CONTRIBUTIONS BY MEMBER, AND PROVISIONS FOR BENEFICIARIES WHEN A MEMBER DIES IN SERVICE, AND THE MINIMUM BENEFIT FOR PURPOSES OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA RETIREMENT SYSTEM, SO AS TO REVISE AND PROVIDE ADDITIONAL DEFINITIONS, CORRECT CROSS REFERENCES, CLARIFY THAT A PREREQUISITE FOR ANY BENEFIT IS AT LEAST FIVE YEARS OF EARNED SERVICE, TO REVISE RETIREMENT PAYMENT PROVISIONS UPON THE DEATH OF A RETIRED MEMBER, TO REVISE ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS AND PAYMENT AMOUNTS REQUIRED TO ESTABLISH SERVICE CREDIT FOR SERVICE OUTSIDE OF THE VARIOUS STATE RETIREMENT SYSTEMS AND DELETE THE LUMP SUM PURCHASE TO OFFSET A REDUCTION FOR EARLY RETIREMENT; TO AMEND SECTIONS 9 11 10, 9 11 40, 9 11 50, 9 11 60, 9 11 70, 9 11 80, ALL AS AMENDED, 9 11 130 AND 9 11 210, AS AMENDED, 9 11 220, ALL RELATING TO DEFINITIONS, MEMBERSHIP OF EMPLOYERS AND EMPLOYEES, CREDITED SERVICE, SERVICE RETIREMENT ELIGIBILITY AND RETIREMENT ALLOWANCES, DISABILITY RETIREMENT, PROVISIONS FOR BENEFICIARIES WHEN A MEMBER DIES IN SERVICE, EMPLOYER AND EMPLOYEE CONTRIBUTIONS, FOR PURPOSES OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA POLICE OFFICERS RETIREMENT SYSTEM, SO AS TO REVISE AND PROVIDE ADDITIONAL DEFINITIONS, CORRECT CROSS REFERENCES, CLARIFY THAT A PREREQUISITE FOR ANY BENEFIT IS AT LEAST FIVE YEARS OF EARNED SERVICE, TO REVISE ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS AND PAYMENT AMOUNTS REQUIRED TO ESTABLISH SERVICE CREDIT FOR SERVICE OUTSIDE OF THE VARIOUS STATE RETIREMENT SYSTEMS; TO AMEND SECTIONS 9 1 1620, AS AMENDED, 9 11 150, AS AMENDED, 9 11 110, AS AMENDED, AND 9 1 1660, RELATING TO OPTIONAL ALLOWANCES FOR BENEFICIARIES FOR RETIRED MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA RETIREMENT SYSTEM AND THE SOUTH CAROLINA POLICE OFFICERS RETIREMENT SYSTEM AND PAYMENTS TO BENEFICIARIES FOLLOWING IN SERVICE DEATH OF MEMBERS OF THESE SYSTEMS, SO AS TO REVISE THE OPTIONS AND MAKE CONFORMING AMENDMENTS; TO AMEND SECTION 1 11 730, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PERSONS ELIGIBLE TO PARTICIPATE IN THE STATE EMPLOYEE HEALTH INSURANCE PLANS AND THE COSTS FOR SUCH EMPLOYEES, SO AS TO PROVIDE COVERAGE FOR CERTAIN PERSONS WHO HAVE RETURNED TO STATE SERVICE AFTER TERMINATING BEFORE RETIREMENT; TO REPEAL SECTIONS 9 1 80, 9 1 440, 9 1 500, 9 1 850, 9 1 860, 9 1 1040, 9 1 1150, 9 1 1530, 9 1 1535, 9 1 1700, 9 1 1710, 9 1 1720, 9 1 1730, 9 1 1860, 9 11 55, 9 11 325, AND 9 11 330, ALL RELATING TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA RETIREMENT SYSTEM OR THE SOUTH CAROLINA POLICE OFFICERS RETIREMENT SYSTEM AND ALL MADE OBSOLETE BY THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION; TO AMEND SECTION 9 8 60, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO RETIREMENT AND RETIREMENT ALLOWANCES UNDER THE RETIREMENT SYSTEM FOR JUDGES AND SOLICITORS, SO AS TO EXTEND THE DATE BY WHICH A JUDGE OR SOLICITOR MAY RETIRE TO THE END OF THE CALENDAR YEAR IN WHICH THE JUDGE OR SOLICITOR ATTAINS THE AGE OF SEVENTY TWO YEARS RATHER THAN UPON ATTAINING AGE SEVENTY TWO; TO AMEND TITLE 11, RELATING TO PUBLIC FINANCE, BY ADDING CHAPTER 49 SO AS TO ENACT THE "TOBACCO SETTLEMENT REVENUE MANAGEMENT AUTHORITY ACT " PROVIDING FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A STATE INSTRUMENTALITY TO RECEIVE PAYMENTS FROM TOBACCO PRODUCT MANUFACTURERS UNDER THE MASTER SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT BETWEEN THIS STATE AND TOBACCO PRODUCT MANUFACTURERS, AND TO PROVIDE FOR ITS MEMBERSHIP, POWERS, AND DUTIES RELATING TO THE RECEIPT, ALLOCATION, SECURITIZATION, AND DISPOSITION OF THESE PAYMENTS; TO AUTHORIZE THE AUTHORITY TO ISSUE BONDS FOR AUTHORIZED PURPOSES TO BE SECURED BY AND PAID SOLELY FROM THESE PAYMENTS; TO PROVIDE FOR THE DISPOSITION OF THESE PAYMENTS NOT NEEDED FOR THE EXPENSES OF THE INSTRUMENTALITY OR FOR DEBT SERVICE ON THE BONDS; TO AMEND SECTIONS 1 23 10, 8 13 770, AND 15 78 60, ALL AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE DEFINITION OF STATE AGENCY FOR PURPOSES OF COVERAGE AND EXEMPTION FROM THE ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURES ACT, THE BOARDS ON WHICH MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY MAY SERVE, AND THE EXCEPTIONS TO THE WAIVER OF IMMUNITY UNDER THE TORT CLAIMS ACT, SO AS TO EXEMPT THE AUTHORITY FROM THE ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURES ACT, TO ALLOW MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO SERVE ON THE AUTHORITY, TO ADD AN EXCEPTION TO THE TORT CLAIMS ACT FOR THE ACTIONS OF THE AUTHORITY, AND TO MAKE THESE PROVISIONS SEVERABLE, BY ADDING SECTION 11 11 170 SO AS TO CREATE IN THE STATE TREASURY THE HEALTHCARE TOBACCO SETTLEMENT FUND, THE TOBACCO COMMUNITY TRUST FUND, THE TOBACCO SETTLEMENT ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT FUND, AND THE TOBACCO SETTLEMENT LOCAL GOVERNMENT FUND AS FUNDS SEPARATE FROM ALL OTHER FUNDS AND TO CREDIT TO THESE FUNDS IN STATED PERCENTAGES ALL REVENUE RECEIVED BY THIS STATE FROM THE MASTER SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT OR BOND PROCEEDS DERIVED FROM THE SECURITIZATION OF THESE PROCEEDS; TO PROVIDE THAT EARNINGS ON THESE FUNDS ARE CREDITED TO THEM, TO PROVIDE FOR THE USE OF FUND PROCEEDS, INCLUDING HEALTH PROGRAMS, LOSS REIMBURSEMENTS TO TOBACCO GROWERS, QUOTA OWNERS, AND WAREHOUSEMEN, REVITALIZATION OF TOBACCO COMMUNITIES, AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, AND FOR THE OPERATION OF AND SOURCE OF GRANT FUNDS FOR THE OFFICE OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT OF THE DIVISION OF REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT OF THE STATE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD, TO PROVIDE SPECIAL DISTRIBUTIONS FOR MASTER SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT REVENUES RECEIVED BEFORE JULY 1, 2001; BY ADDING SECTION 13 1 45 ESTABLISHING THE SOUTH CAROLINA WATER AND WASTEWATER INFRASTRUCTURE FUND AND PROVIDING FOR ITS OPERATION, INCLUDING THE DETERMINATION OF ELIGIBILITY FOR PROJECTS TO BE FUNDED AND THE MANNERS OF FUNDING; TO AMEND SECTION 1 30 25, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT DEVELOP CRITERIA FOR ALLOCATING FUNDING THROUGH THE SOUTH CAROLINA FILM OFFICE; TO AMEND SECTION 50 11 310, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO OPEN SEASON FOR ANTLERED DEER, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR HUNTING DEER ON SUNDAYS ON PRIVATE LAND IN GAME ZONE 4; BY ADDING SECTION 54 3 260 SO AS TO REQUIRE APPROVAL OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY PRIOR TO THE CONSTRUCTION OF A TERMINAL OR RAILROAD ON DANIEL ISLAND BY THE STATE PORTS AUTHORITY; TO AMEND SECTION 44 56 170, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE HAZARDOUS WASTE CONTINGENCY FUND, SO AS TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THE MANNER IN WHICH FUNDS FROM FEES COLLECTED FROM HAZARDOUS WASTE DISPOSAL ARE DISTRIBUTED AND TO REPEAL SUBSECTION C., SECTION 63, PART II, ACT 100 OF 1999; BY ADDING SECTION 54 7 110 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE HUNLEY COMMISSION AND THE SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION IN ANY FILM EITHER MAKES RELATING TO THE HUNLEY INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE RECOVERY OF THE HUNLEY WHICH IS FURNISHED TO ANOTHER PARTY FOR OTHER THAN A CONTRACTUAL FEE SHALL INSERT IN APPROPRIATE PLACES AT THE BOTTOM AND END OF THE FILM A SPECIFIED CAPTION; BY ADDING SECTION 37 2 307 SO AS TO REQUIRE MOTOR VEHICLE DEALERS CHARGING CLOSING FEES ON SALES CONTRACTS TO PAY A ONCE YEARLY REGISTRATION FEE TO THE DEPARTMENT OF CONSUMER AFFAIRS AND TO REQUIRE CLOSING COSTS TO BE DISCLOSED IN ADVERTISED CAR PRICES AND IN THE SALES CONTRACT AND TO BE DISPLAYED IN THE DEALERSHIP; TO AMEND SECTION 24 3 40, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE DISPOSITION OF WAGES OF A PRISONER ALLOWED TO WORK AT PAID EMPLOYMENT, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE MONIES DEPOSITED WITH THE STATE TREASURER IN A SPECIAL ACCOUNT TO SUPPORT VICTIM ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS MUST BE DEPOSITED IN A SPECIAL ACCOUNT FOR THE USE OF THE STATE OFFICE OF VICTIM ASSISTANCE TO PROVIDE VICTIM COMPENSATION, PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT, TRAINING, AND ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT; TO AMEND SECTIONS 14 1 206, 14 1 207, AND 14 1 208, ALL AS AMENDED, ALL RELATING TO ASSESSMENTS IN GENERAL SESSIONS, FAMILY, MAGISTRATES, AND MUNICIPAL COURT, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION TO BE PROVIDED FOR THE COUNTY OR MUNICIPALITY, AS APPLICABLE, IN A SUPPLEMENTARY SCHEDULE OF THE ANNUAL EXTERNAL AUDIT; TO AMEND SECTION 14 1 211, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO A SURCHARGE IN GENERAL SESSIONS COURT, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION TO BE PROVIDED FOR THE COUNTY IN A SUPPLEMENTARY SCHEDULE BY THE ANNUAL EXTERNAL AUDIT; TO AMEND SECTION 12 43 220, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE CLASSIFICATION OF PROPERTY AND APPLICABLE ASSESSMENT RATIOS FOR PURPOSES OF PROPERTY TAX, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE FIVE PERCENT ASSESSMENT RATIO APPLICABLE TO COMMERCIAL FISHING BOATS LICENSED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES EXTENDS TO BOATS ON OR FROM WHICH COMMERCIAL FISHING EQUIPMENT LICENSED BY THAT DEPARTMENT IS USED; TO AMEND SECTION 51 17 140, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO MAXIMUM ACREAGE THAT MAY BE ACQUIRED UNDER THE PROVISIONS OF THE HERITAGE TRUST PROGRAM, SO AS TO RAISE THE LIMITATION FROM ONE HUNDRED THOUSAND ACRES TO ONE HUNDRED FIFTY THOUSAND ACRES AND TO REQUIRE ADVANCE APPROVAL OF ACQUISITIONS BY THE COUNTY LEGISLATIVE DELEGATION; TO AMEND SECTION 12 43 220, RELATING TO UNIFORM ASSESSMENT RATIOS, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE ASSESSMENT OF CERTAIN COMMERCIAL TUGBOATS AT FIVE PERCENT OF FAIR MARKET VALUE; TO AMEND SECTION 56 3 840, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DELINQUENT REGISTRATION, SO AS TO UPDATE THE REFERENCE DATE FOR THE BUILDING FUND INCLUDING THE REVENUES AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD SHALL APPROVE CERTAIN BUILDING PROJECTS; 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 FINES FOR VIOLATIONS, REQUIRE COMMUNITY SERVICE FOR A FIRST CONVICTION, AND INCREASE THE AMOUNT OF COMMUNITY SERVICE REQUIRED FOR SECOND AND SUBSEQUENT CONVICTIONS; TO AMEND SECTION 22 8 40, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE SALARY OF MAGISTRATES AND THE NUMBER OF MAGISTRATES AUTHORIZED IN A COUNTY, SO AS TO ALLOW A MAGISTRATE TO COUNT PRIOR SERVICE AS A MAGISTRATE FOR PURPOSES OF SALARY PAID TO A MAGISTRATE IN THE MAGISTRATE'S INITIAL TERM; BY ADDING SECTION 10 1 205 SO AS TO REQUIRE COMPUTERS IN PUBLIC LIBRARIES, PUBLIC SCHOOL LIBRARIES, AND LIBRARIES IN PUBLIC INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER LEARNING WHICH CAN ACCESS THE INTERNET AND ARE AVAILABLE FOR USE BY THE PUBLIC OR STUDENTS TO HAVE ITS COMPUTER USE POLICIES DETERMINED BY LIBRARY GOVERNING BOARD WHICH USE POLICIES MUST BE DESIGNED TO REDUCE THE ABILITY OF A USER TO ACCESS WEB SITES DISPLAYING OBSCENE OR PORNOGRAPHIC MATERIAL; TO AMEND SECTION 15 78 60, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO EXCEPTIONS TO THE WAIVER OF IMMUNITY UNDER THE TORT CLAIMS ACT, SO AS TO INCLUDE THE FAILURE OF A LIBRARY'S GOVERNING BOARD TO ADOPT THE POLICIES REQUIRED ABOVE; TO AMEND SECTION 56 3 910, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE DISPOSITION OF MOTOR VEHICLE LICENSING AND REGISTRATION FEES, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE CREDITING OF MOTOR VEHICLE LICENSING AND REGISTRATION FEES AND PENALTIES NOT ALREADY CREDITED TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA TRANSPORTATION INFRASTRUCTURE BANK TO THE STATE HIGHWAY FUND BEGINNING JULY 1, 2000; BY ADDING ARTICLE 5 IN CHAPTER 10 OF TITLE 4, RELATING TO LOCAL SALES AND USE TAXES, ENACTING THE PERSONAL PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTION SALES TAX ACT, SO AS TO AUTHORIZE THE IMPOSITION BY REFERENDUM APPROVAL OF A SALES AND USE TAX IN A COUNTY IN INCREMENTS OF ONE TENTH OF ONE PERCENT, NOT TO EXCEED TWO PERCENT, TO PROVIDE FOR THOSE CIRCUMSTANCES RESULTING IN RESCINDING THE TAX, AND TO REQUIRE THE TAX REVENUE TO BE USED TO REPLACE PROPERTY TAX REVENUES NOT COLLECTED ON PRIVATE PASSENGER MOTOR VEHICLES, MOTORCYCLES, GENERAL AVIATION AIRCRAFT, BOATS, AND BOAT MOTORS WHICH ARE EXEMPT FROM PROPERTY TAXES LEVIED IN THE COUNTY IF A MAJORITY IN THE REFERENDUM FAVOR THE SALES TAX; TO AMEND SECTION 11 11 150, RELATING TO THE REDUCTIONS IN THE REVENUE ESTIMATE FOR AMOUNTS CREDITED TO THE TRUST FUND FOR TAX RELIEF, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE REIMBURSEMENTS REQUIRED PURSUANT TO THIS ACT; TO AMEND SECTION 11 35 1510, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO METHODS OF SOURCE SELECTION PURSUANT TO THE CONSOLIDATED PROCUREMENT CODE, SO AS TO ADD COMPETITIVE ON LINE BIDDING TO THE METHODS OF SOURCE SELECTION PERMITTED IN ADDITION TO COMPETITIVE SEALED BIDDING; AND TO AMEND ARTICLE 5, CHAPTER 35, TITLE 11, RELATING TO SOURCE SELECTION AND CONTRACT FORMATION PURSUANT TO THE CONSOLIDATED PROCUREMENT CODE, BY ADDING SECTION 11 35 1529, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR COMPETITIVE ON LINE BIDDING IN ADDITION TO OTHER METHODS OF SOURCE SELECTION PERMITTED IN ADDITION TO COMPETITIVE SEALED BIDDING PURSUANT TO THE CONSOLIDATED PROCUREMENT CODE.
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2001 HOUSE BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS

H. 3000 -- Reps. Wilkins and W.D. Smith: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO PROVIDE A PROCEDURE FOR ALLOTTING SEATS TO MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES FOR THE 2001 AND 2002 SESSIONS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY.
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H. 3001 -- Reps. Wilkins and W.D. Smith: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO ADOPT THE RULES OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES FOR THE 2001 AND 2002 SESSIONS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY.
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H. 3002 -- Reps. Wilkins, Cato, Easterday, Hamilton, Leach, Loftis, Rice, F.N. Smith, Tripp, Vaughn, Littlejohn, J. Young and Simrill: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO NAME THE INTERCHANGE AT I-85 AND WOODRUFF ROAD IN GREENVILLE COUNTY THE "TROOPER DAVID T. BAILEY MEMORIAL INTERCHANGE " IN MEMORY OF DAVID T. BAILEY, A SOUTH CAROLINA HIGHWAY PATROL TROOPER WHO WAS KILLED IN THE LINE OF DUTY WHILE ATTEMPTING A TRAFFIC STOP AT OR NEAR THE INTERCHANGE.
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H. 3003 -- Reps. Wilkins, W.D. Smith, J. Brown, Harrison, Harrell, Cato, Townsend, Sharpe, A. Young, Campsen, Sandifer, Altman, Wilder, Stille, Clyburn, J. Young, Simrill, Walker and Cotty: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 2-1-35 SO AS TO ESTABLISH THE ELECTION DISTRICTS FROM WHICH MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES ARE ELECTED COMMENCING WITH THE 2002 GENERAL ELECTION, TO DESIGNATE THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES AS THE SUBMITTING AUTHORITY TO MAKE THE REQUIRED SUBMISSION OF THE HOUSE REAPPORTIONMENT PLAN CONTAINED IN THIS ACT TO THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE UNDER THE VOTING RIGHTS ACT, AND TO REPEAL SECTION 2-1-25, RELATING TO ELECTION DISTRICTS FROM WHICH MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES WERE FORMERLY ELECTED.
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H. 3004 -- Reps. Campsen, Littlejohn, Altman, Meacham-Richardson, Stille, Clyburn, Robinson, Merrill, Easterday and Rice: 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 2003 IN WHICH THE BIENNIAL GENERAL APPROPRIATIONS ACT IS GIVEN THIRD 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 THIRD 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 2003 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.
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H. 3005 -- Reps. Campsen, Delleney, Davenport, Altman, Meacham-Richardson, Stille, J. Young, Simrill, Walker, Robinson, Merrill, Easterday and Rice: A BILL TO ENACT THE SOUTH CAROLINA ZERO-BASE BUDGET ACT BY ADDING CHAPTER 32 IN TITLE 2, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY, BY ESTABLISHING THE JOINT COMMITTEE ON ZERO-BASE BUDGET REVIEW AND PROVIDE FOR ITS MEMBERSHIP, POWERS, AND DUTIES.
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H. 3006 -- Reps. Campsen and Altman: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 1-11-730, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PERSONS ELIGIBLE TO PARTICIPATE IN THE STATE HEALTH AND DENTAL INSURANCE PLANS AFTER RETIREMENT OR TERMINATION FROM STATE SERVICE, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR AN INCREMENTAL PORTION OF THE PREMIUM OF A PERSON RETIRING ON DISABILITY WITH AT LEAST FIVE BUT FEWER THAN TEN YEARS STATE SERVICE TO BE PAID BY THE STATE AT THE RATE OF TWENTY PERCENT A YEAR FOR EACH YEAR OF SERVICE IN EXCESS OF FIVE YEARS AND TO MAKE THIS AMENDMENT RETROACTIVE WITH RESPECT TO THE DATE OF DISABILITY RETIREMENT AND PROSPECTIVE WITH RESPECT TO PAYMENT OF PREMIUMS AND MEDICAL EXPENSES COVERED.
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H. 3007 -- Reps. Campsen, Harrison, Davenport, Altman, Stille, Clyburn, Owens, Robinson and Cobb-Hunter: 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.
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H. 3008 -- Rep. Campsen: A BILL TO AMEND ACT 340 OF 1967, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE CHARLESTON COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT, SO AS TO REQUIRE THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE CHARLESTON SCHOOL DISTRICT TO SUBMIT ITS PROPOSED BUDGETS TO THE COUNTY COUNCIL FOR REVIEW ON OR BEFORE JUNE THIRTIETH OF EACH YEAR, TO AUTHORIZE THE COUNTY COUNCIL TO COMMENT AND MAKE RECOMMENDATIONS ON THE PROPOSED BUDGET TO WHICH THE BOARD MUST RESPOND IN WRITING WHILE LEAVING AUTHORITY TO ACCEPT OR REJECT THESE COMMENTS OR RECOMMENDATIONS WITHIN THE BOARD'S DISCRETION, TO DEVOLVE FROM THE CHARLESTON COUNTY LEGISLATIVE DELEGATION TO THE CHARLESTON COUNTY COUNCIL THE AUTHORITY TO LEVY IN EXCESS OF NINETY MILLS IN PROPERTY TAXES FOR SCHOOL OPERATIONS, AND TO REQUIRE THIS APPROVAL BY ORDINANCE.
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H. 3009 -- Reps. Campsen, Sandifer, McGee, Davenport, Altman, Wilder, Meacham-Richardson, Stille, J. Young, Simrill, Walker and Cotty: 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 OR THE REPAIR OF GAMBLING DEVICES ON A VESSEL IN A VOYAGE THAT BEGINS AND ENDS WITHIN THIS STATE AND PROHIBIT THE OPERATION OF A VESSEL THAT TRANSPORTS PERSONS TO ANOTHER VESSEL FOR THE PURPOSE OF GAMBLING IF BOTH THE TRANSPORTING VESSEL AND THE VESSEL ON WHICH A GAMBLING DEVICE IS USED OR REPAIRED BEGINS AND ENDS ITS VOYAGE IN THIS STATE, AND TO PROVIDE DEFINITIONS AND PENALTIES FOR VIOLATION.
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H. 3010 -- Reps. Knotts, Sandifer, Davenport, J. Young, Robinson, Huggins, Bingham, Rodgers, Delleney, Rice, Sharpe, Simrill, G.M. Smith, Leach, Lucas, Trotter, White, Bowers, Taylor, Klauber, Vaughn, A. Young, Rhoad, Meacham-Richardson, Hayes, Stuart, Cato, Kirsh, Tripp, Snow, Campsen, Scarborough, Ott, Hinson, Loftis, Barfield, Talley, Koon, D.C. Smith, Whatley and Owens: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 16-23-420, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE CARRYING OR DISPLAYING OF FIREARMS IN A PUBLIC BUILDING OR UPON AREAS ADJACENT TO A PUBLIC BUILDING, SO AS TO MAKE TECHNICAL CHANGES, PROVIDE THAT THIS PROVISION DOES NOT APPLY TO A MARRIED STUDENT RESIDING IN AN APARTMENT PROVIDED BY A PUBLIC OR PRIVATE SCHOOL WHO IS AUTHORIZED TO CARRY A WEAPON PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF CONCEALABLE WEAPON PERMITS, AND REVISE THE DEFINITION OF THE TERMS "PREMISES " AND "PROPERTY "; TO AMEND SECTION 16-23-430, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE CARRYING OF WEAPONS ON SCHOOL PROPERTY, SO AS TO PROVIDE A DEFINITION FOR THE TERM "PROPERTY "; TO AMEND SECTION 16-23-465, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PENALTIES FOR UNLAWFULLY CARRYING A PISTOL OR FIREARM ONTO THE PREMISES OF A BUSINESS SELLING ALCOHOLIC LIQUORS, BEER, OR WINE FOR ON PREMISES CONSUMPTION, SO AS TO REVISE THE PARTICULARS OF THIS OFFENSE; TO AMEND SECTION 23-31-210, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS CONTAINED IN THE LAW ABIDING CITIZEN'S SELF-DEFENSE ACT OF 1996, SO AS TO REVISE THE DEFINITION OF THE TERM "RESIDENT "; TO AMEND SECTION 23-31-215, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF CONCEALABLE WEAPON PERMITS, SO AS TO REDUCE THE NUMBER OF PHOTOGRAPHS OF AN APPLICANT THAT MUST BE SUBMITTED WITH AN INITIAL AND A RENEWAL APPLICATION FOR A CONCEALABLE WEAPON PERMIT, TO REVISE THE RESIDENCY REQUIREMENT CONTAINED IN THE CONCEALABLE WEAPON PERMIT APPLICATION FORM, TO DELETE THE PROHIBITION AGAINST AUTHORIZING A CONCEALABLE WEAPON PERMIT HOLDER TO CARRY A CONCEALABLE WEAPON INTO A CHURCH OR OTHER RELIGIOUS SANCTUARY, AND PROVIDE THAT ONCE A CONCEALED WEAPON PERMIT HOLDER IS NO LONGER A RESIDENT OF THIS STATE, HIS CONCEALED WEAPON PERMIT MUST BE REVOKED AUTOMATICALLY BY SLED; TO AMEND SECTION 23-31-235, RELATING TO THE CONTENT OF POSTED SIGNS THAT PROHIBIT THE CARRYING OF A CONCEALABLE WEAPON UPON ANY PREMISES, SO AS TO REVISE THE SIZE, CONTENT, AND PLACEMENT OF THESE SIGNS; AND TO AMEND SECTION 51-3-145, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO ACTS THAT MAY NOT BE COMMITTED AT ANY PARK OR FACILITY UNDER THE JURISDICTION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF PARKS, RECREATION AND TOURISM, SO AS TO ALLOW A PERSON WHO POSSESSES A CONCEALABLE WEAPON PERMIT TO POSSESS A CONCEALABLE WEAPON AND ITS AMMUNITION AT ANY PARK OR FACILITY UNDER THE JURISDICTION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF PARKS, RECREATION AND TOURISM.
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H. 3011 -- Reps. J. Brown and A. Young: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 1, TITLE 41, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT, BY ADDING SECTION 41-1-120 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE OWNERSHIP OR OPERATION OF A MOTORCYCLE OR THE WEARING OF CLOTHING ASSOCIATED WITH THE OWNERSHIP OR OPERATION OF A MOTORCYCLE, EXCEPT WHEN THE CLOTHING IS OBSCENE, IS NOT THE LAWFUL BASIS OF A PERSONNEL ACTION, AND TO PROVIDE FOR DAMAGES, BURDEN OF PROOF, AND A STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS FOR ACTIONS BROUGHT FOR VIOLATION OF THIS SECTION.
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H. 3012 -- Reps. Sharpe, Witherspoon, Altman, Meacham-Richardson, Clyburn, Simrill, Walker, Owens and Merrill: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-37-250, 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 BEFORE SEPTEMBER SIXTEENTH 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.
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H. 3013 -- Reps. Vaughn, Altman, Barrett, J. Brown, Cobb-Hunter, Cotty, Davenport, Harvin, Leach, Littlejohn, Loftis, Rodgers, Taylor, W.D. Smith, Harrison, Witherspoon, Wilder, Stille, Whatley, Clyburn, Walker and Robinson: A BILL TO AMEND ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 11, TITLE 8, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO GENERAL PROVISIONS FOR STATE OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES, BY ADDING SECTION 8-11-17 SO AS TO AUTHORIZE SPECIFICALLY THE USE OF FLEXIBLE SCHEDULING BY A STATE AGENCY AND INSTITUTION IN DETERMINING AN EMPLOYEE'S MINIMUM FULL-TIME WORKWEEK SCHEDULE, INCLUDING HOURS BEFORE EIGHT-THIRTY A.M. AND AFTER FIVE P.M., SO LONG AS THE CAPACITY OF THE AGENCY OR INSTITUTION IS NOT IMPAIRED.
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H. 3014 -- Reps. Kirsh, Meacham-Richardson, Witherspoon, Stille and Walker: 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.
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H. 3015 -- Reps. Kirsh and Wilder: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-21-620, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO TAX RATES ON CIGARETTES AND TOBACCO PRODUCTS, SO AS TO IMPOSE A TAX ON CIGARETTE ROLLING PAPER; AND TO AMEND SECTION 16-17-500, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE UNLAWFUL SUPPLYING OF MINORS WITH CIGARETTES, TOBACCO, OR CIGARETTE PAPER, SO AS TO CLARIFY THAT IT IS UNLAWFUL TO SUPPLY CIGARETTE ROLLING PAPER TO MINORS, TO REVISE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATION, TO PROVIDE THAT A VIOLATION MUST BE TRIED IN MAGISTRATE'S COURT, AND TO PROVIDE FOR DISBURSEMENT TO THE TREASURER OF FINES COLLECTED IN HIS CITY OR COUNTY.
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H. 3016 -- Reps. McGee, Altman and Robinson: 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.
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H. 3017 -- Reps. Kirsh, Stille, Wilder, Clyburn and Simrill: 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.
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H. 3018 -- Rep. Campsen: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-4960, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE FORM OF THE STATE INCOME TAX RETURN SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR A SCHEDULE FOR FILING UNEMPLOYMENT TAXES WITH THE STATE EMPLOYMENT SECURITY COMMISSION ON AN ANNUAL BASIS WITH A TAXPAYER'S STATE INCOME TAX RETURN USING THE SCHEDULE AS DEVELOPED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE AND THE COMMISSION, AND TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT TO FORWARD THE APPROPRIATE RETURN AMOUNT TO THE COMMISSION.
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H. 3019 -- Reps. McGee, Littlejohn, Sandifer, Altman, Meacham-Richardson, Whatley, Clyburn and Simrill: 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 EXTEND THE MOTOR VEHICLE TAX EXEMPTION FOR A DISABLED VETERAN TO THE SURVIVING SPOUSE FOR A LIFETIME OR UNTIL REMARRIAGE.
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H. 3020 -- Rep. Taylor: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTIONS 34-11-115 AND 37-5-118 BOTH SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR NOTICE OF DISHONOR AND FOR DELAY OR SUSPENSION OF COLLECTION EFFORTS IN CONNECTION WITH A CHECK SUBMITTED TO A CHECK RECOVERY SERVICE, IF THERE IS A REQUEST FOR CERTAIN INFORMATION OR NOTICE OF A WRONGFUL DISHONOR OR A BONA FIDE DISPUTE, AND TO PROVIDE FOR A FINE FOR NONCOMPLIANCE.
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H. 3021 -- Reps. J. Brown and Clyburn: A BILL TO AMEND TITLE 41, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT, BY ADDING CHAPTER 48 SO AS TO ENACT PROVISIONS FOR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE FOR COMPREHENSIVE JOB TRAINING AND RELATED SERVICES FOR ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED, UNEMPLOYED, AND UNDEREMPLOYED INDIVIDUALS THROUGH OPPORTUNITIES INDUSTRIALIZATION CENTERS.
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H. 3022 -- 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.
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H. 3023 -- Rep. Campsen: A BILL TO AMEND ACT 340 OF 1967, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE CHARLESTON COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT, THE GOVERNING BODY THEREOF, AND THE MANNER IN WHICH ITS MEMBERS ARE ELECTED, SO AS TO REVISE THE AREA FROM WHICH A MEMBER OF THE BOARD SHALL BE ELECTED IN 2002 AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY IN 2002, AND EVERY TEN YEARS THEREAFTER BASED ON THE RESULTS OF THE DECENNIAL CENSUS SHALL ALSO PROVIDE BY LAW FOR FURTHER REAPPORTIONMENT OF THE NUMBER OF THE MEMBERS OF THE BOARD WHO MUST RESIDE IN SPECIFIED AREAS TO REFLECT POPULATION CHANGES SINCE THE LAST DECENNIAL CENSUS.
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H. 3024 -- Reps. J. Brown, Davenport and Clyburn: 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.
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H. 3025 -- Reps. J. Brown and Clyburn: 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.
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H. 3026 -- Reps. J. Brown, Davenport and Clyburn: 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.
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H. 3027 -- Reps. Townsend, Kirsh, W.D. Smith, Harrison, Altman, Meacham-Richardson, Stille, Clyburn, Walker 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.
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H. 3028 -- Reps. Allison and Walker: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 20-7-2700, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO CHILD DAY CARE FACILITIES, SO AS TO REVISE THE DEFINITION OF A CHILD DAY CARE FACILITY TO EXCLUDE FOUR-YEAR OLD AS WELL AS FIVE-YEAR OLD KINDERGARTEN PROGRAMS OPERATED BY A PUBLIC SCHOOL SYSTEM.
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H. 3029 -- Reps. Harvin, J. Brown, Govan, M. Hines, Jennings, Lloyd, Wilder, Stille, Clyburn 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 THIS SYSTEM OF FREE PUBLIC SCHOOLS MUST BE EQUITABLE AND OF HIGH QUALITY, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY BY LAW SHALL PROVIDE FOR THE MANNER IN WHICH FUNDING OF ALL PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICTS MUST BE EQUALIZED.
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H. 3030 -- Reps. Harvin, Littlejohn, Clyburn and McLeod: A BILL TO AMEND ARTICLE 9, CHAPTER 1, TITLE 1, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO STATE EMBLEMS, PLEDGE TO THE STATE FLAG, AND OFFICIAL OBSERVANCES, BY ADDING SECTION 1-1-707 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE SOUTH CAROLINA HALL OF FAME LOCATED AT MYRTLE BEACH IS THE OFFICIAL HALL OF FAME FOR THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA; AND TO AMEND SECTION 23-25-20, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO CREATION OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS HALL OF FAME, SO AS TO CLARIFY THAT THE NAME OF THE LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS HALL OF FAME ADMINISTERED AS AN OFFICE OF THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY IS THE "SOUTH CAROLINA LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS HALL OF FAME " RATHER THAN THE "SOUTH CAROLINA HALL OF FAME ".
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H. 3031 -- Reps. Kirsh, Witherspoon, Davenport, Stille, Simrill, Walker and Rodgers: 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 IS INJURED WHILE OPERATING HIS MOTOR VEHICLE IF HIS INJURIES RESULTED FROM HIS OPERATION OF THE VEHICLE AND IF HE DID NOT HAVE IN EFFECT FOR THAT VEHICLE THE FINANCIAL SECURITY REQUIRED BY THE LAWS OF THIS STATE AT THE TIME THE INJURY OCCURRED.
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H. 3032 -- 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 MAGISTRATES COURT AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE PERSON DESIGNATED, WHILE REPRESENTING THE CORPORATION IN COURT, IS NOT ENGAGED IN THE UNAUTHORIZED PRACTICE OF LAW.
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H. 3033 -- Reps. Kirsh and Clyburn: 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, 2001, AND PROVIDE FOR RELATED MATTERS.
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H. 3034 -- Rep. Lucas: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-104-25 SO AS TO ESTABLISH CRITERIA FOR THE AWARDING OF PALMETTO FELLOWS SCHOLARSHIPS TO STUDENTS GRADUATING IN 2001 AND THEREAFTER WHO ATTEND "MAGNET SCHOOLS " OR SCHOOLS WITH "OPEN ENROLLMENT ".
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H. 3035 -- Reps. J. Brown and Whipper: 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. 3036 -- Reps. Kirsh, Meacham-Richardson and Robinson: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 23-6-142 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR 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 IF THE OFFICIAL ATTENDANCE OF THE EVENT IS MORE THAN FIFTY THOUSAND.
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H. 3037 -- Reps. Kirsh, Davenport, Wilder and Clyburn: 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.
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H. 3038 -- Rep. Kirsh: A BILL TO PROVIDE THAT THE PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION SHALL REQUIRE COUNTYWIDE TOLL FREE CALLING TO BE PROVIDED BY ALL TELEPHONE UTILITIES OPERATING WITHIN YORK COUNTY BY JULY 1, 2001, AND PROVIDE FOR RELATED MATTERS.
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H. 3039 -- Reps. J. Brown, Clyburn and Whipper: 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.
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H. 3040 -- Rep. Kirsh: 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.
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H. 3041 -- Rep. Kirsh: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 29-5-90, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO MECHANICS' LIENS, THE STATEMENT OF ACCOUNT WHICH MUST BE SERVED ON THE OWNER TO PRESERVE THE LIEN, AND THE CONTENTS OF THE STATEMENT, SO AS TO CHANGE FROM NINETY DAYS TO ONE HUNDRED TWENTY DAYS THE TIME PERIOD FOR SERVICE AND FILING UNDER THIS SECTION.
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H. 3042 -- Reps. Knotts, Altman, Whatley and Owens: A BILL TO AMEND SECTIONS 61-4-520 AND 61-6-1820, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO AN APPLICATION FOR A PERMIT TO SELL BEER AND WINE AND THE CRITERIA APPLICABLE TO ISSUE A MINIBOTTLE LICENSE, SO AS TO REQUIRE AN APPLICANT TO FURNISH CERTIFICATION FROM THE MUNICIPALITY OR COUNTY IN WHICH THE BUSINESS IS TO BE CONDUCTED THAT THE APPLICANT IS IN COMPLIANCE WITH ALL APPLICABLE ZONING AND LAND USE ORDINANCES AND REGULATIONS OF THAT JURISDICTION.
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H. 3043 -- Reps. Sharpe and McLeod: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 12-39-12 SO AS TO AUTHORIZE A COUNTY TREASURER TO APPOINT AN EMPLOYEE AS DEPUTY TREASURER TO ACT ON BEHALF OF THE TREASURER UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS; AND TO AMEND SECTION 12-39-40, RELATING TO THE AUTHORITY OF A COUNTY AUDITOR TO APPOINT A CHIEF CLERK TO DISCHARGE THE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE AUDITOR UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS, SO AS TO AUTHORIZE AN AUDITOR TO APPOINT A DEPUTY AUDITOR UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS.
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H. 3044 -- Reps. Sharpe, Fleming, W.D. Smith, Altman, Meacham-Richardson, Clyburn, Simrill and Owens: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 56-3-1295 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE TITLE, REGISTRATION, AND LICENSE PLATE OF A DECEDENT'S MOTOR VEHICLE MAY BE REISSUED TO THE DECEDENT'S SURVIVING SPOUSE UPON APPLICATION, AND TO PROVIDE THAT NO FEES ARE CHARGED FOR THESE REISSUES AND THAT THESE REISSUES DO NOT INTERRUPT THE MOTOR VEHICLE TAX YEAR OF THE VEHICLE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3045 -- Reps. Harrison, McGee, Jennings, Altman and Whipper: A BILL TO AMEND ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 25, TITLE 17, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE CONVICTION AND SENTENCING OF CRIMINAL CASES, BY ADDING SECTION 17-25-65 SO AS TO PROVIDE, UPON THE STATE'S MOTION, THAT A COURT MAY REDUCE THE SENTENCE IMPOSED TO REFLECT A DEFENDANT'S SUBSEQUENT SUBSTANTIAL ASSISTANCE IN THE INVESTIGATION OR PROSECUTION OF ANOTHER PERSON AND TO PROVIDE THE COURT MAY REDUCE THE SENTENCE BELOW THE MINIMUM SENTENCE SET BY STATUTE.
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H. 3046 -- Reps. Harrison, Jennings and Altman: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 2-7-10, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE GENERAL EFFECTIVE DATE OF ACTS AND JOINT RESOLUTIONS, SO AS TO MAKE ALL ACTS WHICH IMPOSE A CRIMINAL PENALTY EFFECTIVE ON JANUARY FIRST OF THE YEAR AFTER APPROVAL BY THE GOVERNOR, UNLESS ANOTHER DATE IS SPECIALLY NAMED IN THE ACT AS THE DAY UPON WHICH IT TAKES EFFECT.
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H. 3047 -- Reps. Campsen, Clyburn and Rodgers: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 1, TITLE 19, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO EVIDENCE, BY ADDING SECTION 19-1- 185 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT AN OUT-OF-COURT STATEMENT MADE BY A CHILD LESS THAN FOURTEEN YEARS OF AGE OR A CHILD WHO FUNCTIONS COGNITIVELY, ADAPTIVELY, OR DEVELOPMENTALLY UNDER THE AGE OF FOURTEEN WHO IS A VICTIM OF OR WITNESS TO CERTAIN SPECIFIED CRIMINAL OFFENSES MAY BE ADMITTED TO EVIDENCE UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.
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H. 3048 -- Reps. Campsen, Delleney, Littlejohn, Davenport, Altman, Clyburn, Simrill, Owens, Robinson, Loftis, Leach, Hamilton, Vaughn, Knotts and Bingham: A BILL TO AMEND TITLE 59, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO EDUCATION, BY ADDING SECTION 59-1-460 SO AS TO ENACT THE "SOUTH CAROLINA RELEASED TIME FOR RELIGIOUS EDUCATION ACT ", TO PROVIDE THAT A SCHOOL DISTRICT BOARD OF TRUSTEES MAY ADOPT A POLICY THAT AUTHORIZES A STUDENT TO BE EXCUSED FROM SCHOOL TO ATTEND A CLASS IN RELIGIOUS INSTRUCTION, TO PROVIDE THE REQUIREMENTS THAT MUST BE MET BEFORE STUDENTS MAY BE EXCUSED FOR THIS PURPOSE, TO PROVIDE THAT STUDENTS ATTENDING THIS INSTRUCTION ARE NOT CONSIDERED ABSENT FROM SCHOOL, AND TO PROVIDE THAT A SCHOOL DISTRICT BOARD OF TRUSTEES MAY AWARD STUDENTS ELECTIVE CARNEGIE UNITS FOR COMPLETION OF RELEASED TIME IN RELIGIOUS INSTRUCTION CLASSES.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Amended
Committed
Recalled
Debate Adjourned
Point of Order

H. 3049 -- Reps. Campsen, Altman, Simrill and Cotty: 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 SOUTH CAROLINA STATE HOSPITAL PREMISES UNLESS AN EMPLOYEE OF THE HOSPITAL IS PHYSICALLY PRESENT WITH THE DEFENDANT AT ALL TIMES AND TO DEFINE "VIOLENT CRIME " FOR THIS PURPOSE.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3050 -- Reps. Campsen, Sandifer, McGee, Davenport, Simrill and Rodgers: A BILL TO ENACT THE "HOME INVASION PROTECTION ACT OF 2001 " INCLUDING PROVISIONS TO AMEND ARTICLE 5, CHAPTER 11, TITLE 16, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE OFFENSES OF BURGLARY, HOUSEBREAKING, AND ROBBERY, BY ADDING SECTION 16-11-400 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE OFFENSES OF HOME INVASION IN THE FIRST, SECOND, AND THIRD DEGREES WHICH MAKE IT UNLAWFUL FOR A PERSON TO ENTER A DWELLING WITHOUT CONSENT AND WITH THE INTENT TO COMMIT A FELONY, LARCENY, OR ASSAULT WHILE ARMED WITH A DANGEROUS WEAPON AND WHILE ANOTHER PERSON IS LAWFULLY PRESENT IN THE DWELLING, AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATION; TO AMEND SECTION 16-1-60, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO VIOLENT OFFENSES, SO AS TO INCLUDE HOME INVASION, FIRST AND SECOND DEGREE; TO AMEND SECTION 16-3-20, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE PUNISHMENT FOR MURDER, SO AS TO INCLUDE AS A SEPARATE STATUTORY AGGRAVATING CIRCUMSTANCE WHICH MAY BE CONSIDERED IN THE DETERMINATION OF WHETHER THE DEATH PENALTY SHOULD BE IMPOSED, A MURDER COMMITTED WHILE IN THE COMMISSION OF THE OFFENSE OF HOME INVASION IN THE FIRST DEGREE; AND TO DIRECT THE CODE COMMISSIONER TO PLACE THESE OFFENSES IN THE APPROPRIATE CRIME CLASSIFICATION LISTS IN SECTION 16-1-10 AND SECTION 16-1-90.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3051 -- Reps. Kirsh, G.M. Smith, Wilder, Simrill, Walker and Robinson: A BILL TO AMEND ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 1, TITLE 9, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE GENERAL PROVISIONS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA RETIREMENT SYSTEM, BY ADDING SECTION 9-1-110 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT BENEFITS FROM ANY STATE RETIREMENT SYSTEM OTHER THAN A REFUND OF CONTRIBUTIONS MAY NOT BE PAID TO A STATE OFFICER OR EMPLOYEE CONVICTED AFTER JUNE 30, 2001, OF A FELONY ARISING OUT OF THE PERFORMANCE OF OFFICIAL DUTIES, TO PROVIDE THAT THE DENIAL OF BENEFITS APPLIES TO A SURVIVING SPOUSE OR OTHER BENEFICIARY OF A MEMBER SO CONVICTED, AND TO PROVIDE THOSE OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES TO WHOM THE DENIAL APPLIES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3052 -- Reps. W.D. Smith, Harrison, Whatley and Cotty: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 2-19-20, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE JUDICIAL MERIT SELECTION COMMISSION ANNOUNCING AND PUBLICIZING JUDICIAL VACANCIES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE COMMISSION, IN TIMELY FASHION, MUST SEND A NEWS RELEASE TO EACH NEWSPAPER OF DAILY CIRCULATION IN THE STATE THAT CONTAINS THE NAMES OF THE CANDIDATES, THE DATE, PLACE, AND TIME OF JUDICIAL SCREENING HEARINGS, AND ALSO CONTAINS A STATEMENT ABOUT THE IMPORTANCE OF PUBLIC INPUT IN THE SCREENING PROCESS, AND TO REQUIRE THE COMMISSION TO REQUEST OF EACH NEWSPAPER THAT THE NEWS RELEASE BE PUBLISHED ON AT LEAST ONE- HALF OF ONE NEWSPAPER PAGE, AND TO REQUIRE THE COMMISSION TO SEND THE NEWS RELEASE TO APPLICABLE BAR ORGANIZATIONS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings

H. 3053 -- Reps. J. Young, G.M. Smith, Kirsh, W.D. Smith, Harrison, Davenport and Whipper: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 1, TITLE 8, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PUBLIC OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES, BY ADDING SECTION 8-1-115, SO AS TO CREATE A GENERAL LIEN UPON ANY PUBLIC RETIREMENT OR PENSION PLAN NOT COVERED BY ERISA OF ANY PUBLIC OFFICER, EMPLOYEE, OR ANY OTHER PERSON WHO IS CONVICTED OF AN OFFENSE INVOLVING EMBEZZLEMENT OR MISAPPROPRIATION OF PUBLIC FUNDS OR PROPERTY TO THE PRIVATE USE OF HIMSELF OR ANY OTHER PERSON, TO THE EXTENT OF THE TOTAL LOSS, DAMAGE OR EXPENSE TO THE STATE, OR TO A COUNTY, MUNICIPALITY, OR OTHER POLITICAL SUBDIVISION OF THE STATE, TO PROVIDE FOR THE JUDGE SENDING A NOTICE OF THE LIEN TO THE ATTORNEY GENERAL AND APPROPRIATE RETIREMENT OR PENSION PLAN SYSTEM, TO PROVIDE THAT THE SPOUSE OR REPRESENTATIVE OF MINOR CHILDREN MAY FILE A PETITION TO HAVE THE JUDGE DISSOLVE THE LIEN IN WHOLE OR IN PART IN FAVOR OF THE SPOUSE OR MINOR CHILDREN BECAUSE THE SPOUSE OR MINOR CHILDREN WOULD SUFFER EXTREME FINANCIAL HARDSHIP IF THE LIEN WERE TO ATTACH, TO PROVIDE THE LIEN SHALL NOT ATTACH TO THE ALTERNATE PAYEE'S PORTION OF THE RETIREMENT BENEFIT IF THE CONVICTED PERSON IS SUBJECT TO A QUALIFIED DOMESTIC RELATIONS ORDER OR IF THE CONVICTED PERSON IS SUBJECT TO A CHILD SUPPORT ORDER, TO PROVIDE THAT AN ACTION TO ENFORCE THE LIEN CREATED BY THIS SECTION MAY BE BROUGHT AT ANY TIME UP TO THE DEATH OF A PERSON WHOSE RETIREMENT OR PENSION PLAN IS SUBJECT TO THE LIEN, TO PROVIDE FOR SATISFACTION AND DISCHARGE OF THE LIEN CREATED BY THIS SECTION BY THE ATTORNEY GENERAL OR HIS DESIGNEE; TO AMEND SECTION 9-1-1680, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO EXEMPTION, WITH EXCEPTIONS, OF ANNUITY RETIREMENT ALLOWANCES, AND CONTRIBUTIONS FROM TAXATION AND LEGAL PROCESS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT ANNUITIES, RETIREMENT ALLOWANCES AND CONTRIBUTIONS ARE SUBJECT TO THE GENERAL LIEN CREATED BY SECTION 8-1-115 AND THE DOCTRINE OF CONSTRUCTIVE TRUST EX MALEFICIO; TO AMEND SECTIONS 9-8-190, 9-9-180, AND 9-11-270, ALL AS AMENDED, ALL RELATING TO THE EXEMPTION OF RETIREMENT ALLOWANCES FROM TAXATION AND LEGAL PROCESS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THE RETIREMENT ALLOWANCE IS SUBJECT TO SECTION 8- 1-115 AND THE DOCTRINE OF CONSTRUCTIVE TRUST EX MALEFICIO; TO PROVIDE FOR THE ACT'S RETROACTIVE APPLICATION; AND TO PROVIDE A SEVERABILITY CLAUSE.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Amended
Point of Order
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 3054 -- Rep. Leach: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 16-3-20, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE PUNISHMENT FOR MURDER AND THE SEPARATE SENTENCING PROCEEDING TO DETERMINE WHETHER THE SENTENCE SHOULD BE DEATH OR LIFE IMPRISONMENT, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE JURY RENDERS AN ADVISORY SENTENCE TO THE COURT AND THE COURT, NOTWITHSTANDING THE RECOMMENDATION OF THE JURY AND AFTER WEIGHING THE AGGRAVATING AND MITIGATING CIRCUMSTANCES, SHALL ENTER THE SENTENCE OF A MANDATORY MINIMUM TERM OF IMPRISONMENT FOR THIRTY YEARS, LIFE IMPRISONMENT, OR DEATH, AND TO PROVIDE THAT IF THE COURT'S SENTENCE IS DEATH, THE DETERMINATION MUST BE SUPPORTED BY SPECIFIC WRITTEN FINDINGS OF FACT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3055 -- Reps. Davenport, Littlejohn and Stille: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO PROPOSE AN AMENDMENT TO THE SECOND PARAGRAPH OF SECTION 7, ARTICLE XVII OF THE CONSTITUTION OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1895, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE GAME OF BINGO IS UNLAWFUL IN THE STATE REGARDLESS OF WHAT ENTITY CONDUCTS THE GAME.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3056 -- Reps. Meacham-Richardson, A. Young, Simrill, Stille, White, Perry and Rodgers: A BILL TO ENACT THE "DOMESTIC VIOLENCE PREVENTION ACT OF 2001 " INCLUDING PROVISIONS TO AMEND SECTION 16-3-20, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE PUNISHMENT FOR MURDER, SO AS TO ADD AS SEPARATE AGGRAVATING CIRCUMSTANCES WHICH MAY BE CONSIDERED IN THE DETERMINATION OF THE SENTENCE TO BE IMPOSED, A MURDER COMMITTED IN VIOLATION OF A PROTECTIVE ORDER OR A RESTRAINING ORDER, AND A MURDER COMMITTED AGAINST A HOUSEHOLD MEMBER WHEN THE DEFENDANT HAD A PRIOR CONVICTION FOR COMMITTING CERTAIN LISTED OFFENSES AGAINST THE HOUSEHOLD MEMBER VICTIM; TO AMEND SECTIONS 16-25-30, 16-25-40, 16-25-50, 16-25-60, 16-25-70, ALL AS AMENDED, AND SECTION 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, TO PROVIDE THAT THE SOLICITOR MAY NOT DROP A CRIMINAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE CHARGE BEFORE TRIAL, TO CREATE THE OFFENSE OF CRIMINAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE IN THE PRESENCE OF A MINOR AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES; TO AMEND SECTION 17-22-50, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PERSONS NOT TO BE CONSIDERED FOR A PRETRIAL INTERVENTION PROGRAM, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT PERSONS CHARGED WITH CRIMINAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE OFFENSES UNDER TITLE 16, CHAPTER 25 MAY NOT BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS PROGRAM; AND TO AMEND SECTION 22-5-510, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO BOND HEARINGS AND THE RELEASE OF DEFENDANTS, SO AS TO REQUIRE 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.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor removed

H. 3057 -- Reps. McGee, Altman, Owens and Knotts: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 15, TITLE 17, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO BAILS AND RECOGNIZANCES, BY ADDING SECTION 17-15-65 SO AS TO ESTABLISH THE OFFENSE OF WILFUL FAILURE TO APPEAR IN COURT TO ANSWER THE CHARGE OR INDICTMENT AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Amended
Proposed Amendment
Request for Debate
Point of Order

H. 3058 -- Reps. Kirsh and Robinson: 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 2001 " 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, Wilder, Stille and Robinson: 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 RELATING TO PUNITIVE DAMAGES AND THE BURDEN OF PROOF.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3060 -- Reps. Kirsh and Meacham-Richardson: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 59-19-250, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE SALE OR LEASE OF SCHOOL PROPERTY BY SCHOOL TRUSTEES, SO AS TO DELETE THE REQUIREMENT THAT THE SALE OR LEASE REQUIRES THE CONSENT OF THE COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION OR GOVERNING BODY OF THE COUNTY IN THOSE COUNTIES WHICH DO NOT HAVE A COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3061 -- Reps. Kirsh, Davenport and Robinson: 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 2001 " SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IN TORT ACTIONS EVIDENCE OF COLLATERAL SOURCE PAYMENTS WHICH HAVE BEEN PAID OR MAY BE DUE THE CLAIMANT MAY BE INTRODUCED IN EVIDENCE, TO PROVIDE THAT THE TRIER OF FACT MUST CONSIDER THE COLLATERAL SOURCE PAYMENTS WHEN DETERMINING THE AMOUNT OF DAMAGES, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE TRIER OF FACT MUST MAKE CERTAIN FACTUAL FINDINGS WITH REGARD TO ITS DAMAGE AWARD.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3062 -- Reps. Kirsh, Wilder, Stille, Walker and Robinson: A BILL TO AMEND ARTICLE 3, CHAPTER 1, TITLE 9, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE ADMINISTRATION OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA RETIREMENT SYSTEM, BY ADDING SECTION 9-1-295 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD MAY INVESTIGATE AND DETERMINE IF A CURRENT OR PREVIOUSLY EMPLOYED PUBLIC OFFICIAL OR EMPLOYEE WHO HAS BEEN CONVICTED OF AN OFFENSE INVOLVING EMBEZZLEMENT OR THE FRAUDULENT APPROPRIATION OF PUBLIC FUNDS HAS USED ANY OF THE FUNDS TO ESTABLISH SERVICE CREDIT IN THE RETIREMENT SYSTEM, TO PROVIDE FOR A HEARING, FINAL DETERMINATION, THE REFUND OF THE MONIES TO THE PUBLIC AGENCY FROM WHICH THEY WERE EMBEZZLED OR FRAUDULENTLY APPROPRIATED, AND THE RECALCULATION OF SERVICE CREDIT AND RETIREMENT BENEFITS WITHOUT THE CONTRIBUTION OF EMBEZZLED FUNDS IF THE BOARD SO ORDERS, AND TO PROVIDE THAT SUCH A DETERMINATION MAY BE CONSIDERED A CONTESTED CASE UNDER THE ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURES ACT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3063 -- Reps. McGee, Meacham-Richardson and Clyburn: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 20-4-20, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS IN THE PROTECTION FROM DOMESTIC ABUSE ACT, SO AS TO ADD A DEFINITION OF ABUSE THAT INCLUDES VERBAL INTIMIDATION OR VERBAL ABUSE THAT WOULD CAUSE A REASONABLE PERSON TO FEAR FOR THE PERSON'S OR ANOTHER FAMILY OR HOUSEHOLD MEMBER'S SAFETY; AND BY ADDING SECTION 20-4-55, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT, EVEN WHEN THE COURT FINDS NO BASIS TO ISSUE AN ORDER OF PROTECTION, THE COURT HAS THE AUTHORITY TO ISSUE A TEMPORARY ORDER ADDRESSING ISSUES APPLICABLE TO THE PARTIES AND TO SCHEDULE A TEMPORARY HEARING AT THE REQUEST OF EITHER PARTY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3064 -- Reps. Keegan and Whatley: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 15-35-810, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO JUDGMENT LIENS ON REAL PROPERTY, SO AS TO REDUCE THE LIEN PERIOD FROM TEN YEARS TO ONE YEAR AND PROVIDE FOR THE RENEWAL OR REVIVAL OF THE LIEN FOR AN ADDITIONAL PERIOD OF FIVE YEARS; AND TO AMEND SECTIONS 15-39-20 AND 15-39-30, RELATING TO WRITS OF EXECUTION FOR THE ENFORCEMENT OF JUDGMENTS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE PERIOD OF EXECUTION ON A FINAL JUDGMENT IS REDUCED FROM TEN YEARS TO ONE YEAR AND TO PROVIDE THAT A JUDGMENT MAY BE RENEWED FOR AN ADDITIONAL PERIOD OF FIVE YEARS, OR IF DORMANT, WITHIN THREE YEARS OF THE JUDGMENT BECOMING DORMANT, MAY BE REVIVED FOR AN ADDITIONAL PERIOD OF FIVE YEARS, TO PROVIDE WHERE THE ACTION TO RENEW OR REVIVE A JUDGMENT MUST BE FILED AND WHO MUST BE SERVED, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE ACTION MUST BE FILED IN THE MANNER PROVIDED BY LAW AND THE SOUTH CAROLINA RULES OF CIVIL PROCEDURE, AND IF THE RENEWAL OR REVIVAL IS GRANTED BY THE COURT, TO PROVIDE FOR THE RECORDING AND INDEXING OF THE RENEWAL OR REVIVAL.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3065 -- Reps. Kirsh, Stille, Meacham-Richardson, Altman and Simrill: 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 A SEPARATE STATUTORY AGGRAVATING CIRCUMSTANCE WHICH MAY BE CONSIDERED IN THE DETERMINATION OF WHETHER THE DEATH PENALTY MAY BE IMPOSED, A MURDER COMMITTED WHILE IN THE COMMISSION OF STALKING OR AGGRAVATED STALKING.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3066 -- Rep. Leach: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-748, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF A SPECIAL RESTRICTED DRIVER'S LICENSE, SO AS TO CORRECT A REFERENCE; AND TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-750, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE FAILURE TO STOP A MOTOR VEHICLE WHEN SIGNALED BY LAW ENFORCEMENT, SO AS TO REVISE AND PROVIDE FOR INCREASED PENALTIES, ELIMINATE THE ABILITY TO EXPUNGE A CONVICTION FOR A FIRST OFFENSE, AND MAKE A CONFORMING CHANGE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3067 -- Rep. Leach: A BILL TO ENACT THE "COMPREHENSIVE CRIMINAL PROCEDURES AND DEATH PENALTY REFORM ACT OF 2001 " INCLUDING PROVISIONS 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, AND 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; AND TO AMEND SECTION 16-3-20, AS AMENDED, 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. 3068 -- Reps. J. Brown, Owens and Rodgers: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 10-1-220 SO AS TO REQUIRE ALL BUILDINGS CONSTRUCTED BY THE STATE OR FOR OCCUPANCY BY AN AGENCY, DEPARTMENT, OR ENTITY OF THE STATE AFTER JUNE 30, 2001, TO HAVE TWICE AS MANY TOILETS FOR WOMEN AS FOR MEN.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3069 -- Reps. J. Brown and Clyburn: 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. 3070 -- Reps. J. Brown, Clyburn and Whipper: 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 OR DAY CARE 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. 3071 -- 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. 3072 -- Reps. J. Brown and Whipper: 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. 3073 -- Reps. Kirsh and Altman: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 45-1-100 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT FOR PURPOSES OF THE REGULATION OF FOOD PREPARATION AND SERVICE BY THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL, A RETAIL FOOD ESTABLISHMENT DOES NOT INCLUDE A CHURCH OR CHARITABLE ORGANIZATION THAT PREPARES AND SERVES FOOD TO THE PUBLIC AT NOT MORE THAN ONE FUNCTION A MONTH OR TWELVE FUNCTIONS A YEAR.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3074 -- 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. 3075 -- Reps. Kirsh, Davenport, Stille and Meacham-Richardson: 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. 3076 -- Reps. Kirsh, Altman and Clyburn: 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 MAGISTRATES COURT ON A CRIMINAL MATTER.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3077 -- Reps. Kirsh, Stille, Clyburn and Simrill: 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. 3078 -- Reps. J. Brown and Whipper: 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

H. 3079 -- 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 CIVIL PENALTIES FOR FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH THESE PROVISIONS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3080 -- Reps. J. Brown, Clyburn, Owens and Whipper: 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 ON OR AFTER JULY 1, 2001, 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 ON OR AFTER JULY 1, 2001, FROM THE EXCEPTIONS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3081 -- Reps. J. Brown and Whipper: 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 FIVE DOLLAR 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 PENALTIES FOR CERTAIN VIOLATIONS; AND TO REPEAL SECTION 56-3-220 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO DEALER "SOLD " CARDS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3082 -- Reps. Kirsh, Meacham-Richardson, Altman and Clyburn: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-3-1110, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO FREE MOTOR VEHICLE REGISTRATION FOR VETERANS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A VETERAN CLASSIFIED AS AT LEAST FIFTY-FIVE PERCENT DISABLED DUE TO A SERVICE-CONNECTED DISABILITY IS ELIGIBLE TO APPLY FOR REGISTRATION AND LICENSE OF A PRIVATE PASSENGER MOTOR VEHICLE WITHOUT PAYING THE FEE FOR REGISTRATION AND LICENSE OF THE MOTOR VEHICLE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3083 -- Reps. J. Brown, Davenport, Altman and Clyburn: 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.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3084 -- Reps. J. Brown, Davenport, Altman and Clyburn: 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. 3085 -- Reps. Meacham-Richardson, G.M. Smith, Altman, Whatley, Simrill and Owens: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 3, TITLE 56, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO REGISTRATION AND LICENSING OF MOTOR VEHICLES, BY ADDING ARTICLE 86 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR DUCKS UNLIMITED SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading

H. 3086 -- Rep. Kirsh: 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 PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES MAY ESTABLISH THE DAILY CREEL AND SIZE LIMITS ON STRIPED BASS AND BLACK BASS FROM LAKE WYLIE BY REGULATION PROMULGATED AND ADOPTED PURSUANT TO ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23 OF TITLE 1.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3087 -- Rep. Barrett: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 50-11-310, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO OPEN SEASON FOR ANTLERED DEER, SO AS TO CONFORM THE OPEN SEASON FOR TAKING ANTLERED DEER IN GAME ZONE 1 WITH THE OPEN SEASON FOR TAKING ANTLERED DEER IN GAME ZONE 2.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Point of Order
Ratified

H. 3088 -- Reps. Barfield, Altman, Whipper and Merrill: 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
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3089 -- Reps. Davenport and Stille: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 11-9-85, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE CALCULATION OF REVENUES FROM TAXES AND FEES ON AN ACCRUAL BASIS, SO AS TO REMOVE THE REFERENCE TO BINGO ADMISSIONS; TO AMEND SECTION 12-60-30, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE DEFINITIONS OF THE REVENUE PROCEDURES ACT, SO AS TO REMOVE THE REFERENCE TO BINGO LICENSES; TO AMEND SECTION 61-2-180, RELATING TO ORGANIZATIONS LICENSED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE CONDUCTING SPECIAL EVENTS, SO AS TO REMOVE REFERENCES TO BINGO LICENSES; TO REPEAL ARTICLE 24, CHAPTER 21 OF TITLE 12, RELATING TO THE REGULATION OF BINGO GAMES; AND TO MAKE THE ABOVE PROVISIONS CONTINGENT ON THE RATIFICATION OF AN AMENDMENT TO THE CONSTITUTION OF THIS STATE MAKING THE GAME OF BINGO UNLAWFUL.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3090 -- Reps. Kirsh, Littlejohn, Altman and Rodgers: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 40-59-20, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA RESIDENTIAL BUILDERS COMMISSION, SO AS TO ADD A CERTIFIED HOME INSPECTOR TO THE COMMISSION.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3091 -- Reps. J. Brown and Clyburn: A BILL TO AMEND TITLE 41, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT, BY ADDING CHAPTER 47 SO AS TO ENACT THE "SOUTH CAROLINA JOB PREPARATION AND RETENTION TRAINING ACT " WHICH ESTABLISHES PROCEDURES FOR PROVIDING SKILLS AND OTHER TRAINING TO INDIVIDUALS WHO ARE WELFARE RECIPIENTS IN PREPARATION FOR MAKING TRANSITIONS TO EMPLOYMENT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3092 -- Reps. Moody-Lawrence, Clyburn 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 2001, 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. 3093 -- Reps. Campsen, Harrison, Altman, Simrill, Owens, Robinson and Easterday: 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 ANOTHER 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
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Amended
Proposed Amendment
Proposed Amendment
Proposed Amendment
Debate Adjourned
Request for Debate
Point of Order

H. 3094 -- Reps. Campsen, Altman, Simrill, Owens and Robinson: A BILL TO ENACT THE "SOUTH CAROLINA PARENTAL MEDICAL RIGHTS ACT " INCLUDING PROVISIONS TO AMEND SECTION 44-29- 135, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO CONFIDENTIALITY OF SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASE RECORDS, SO AS TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL TO NOTIFY THE PARENTS OF A MINOR WITH A KNOWN CASE OF A SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASE.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3095 -- Rep. Whipper: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 14-25-15, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE APPOINTMENT OF MUNICIPAL JUDGES, SO AS TO PRESCRIBE A FOUR-YEAR TERM OF OFFICE RATHER THAN HAVING THE COUNCIL OF THE MUNICIPALITY SET THE TERM.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3096 -- Reps. Moody-Lawrence, Altman and Clyburn: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 44-41-345 SO AS TO REQUIRE A FEMALE RECEIVING TEMPORARY ASSISTANCE FOR NEEDY FAMILIES 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 PREGNANCY AND SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASE PREVENTION COURSE FOR MALES.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3097 -- Reps. Keegan and Clyburn: 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. 3098 -- Reps. McGee, Meacham-Richardson, Altman, Whatley, Owens and Rodgers: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-3-3310, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF PURPLE HEART LICENSE PLATES, SO AS TO REVISE THE NUMBER OF LICENSE PLATES THAT MAY BE ISSUED TO A PURPLE HEART RECIPIENT.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Ratified

H. 3099 -- Reps. Kirsh and Stille: 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. 3100 -- Reps. Simrill and Lourie: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 16-17-750 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON WHO KNOWINGLY AND WILLFULLY REPLACES A MOTOR VEHICLE'S INFLATABLE RESTRAINT SYSTEM WITH AN OBJECT WHICH IS NOT DESIGNED IN ACCORDANCE WITH FEDERAL SAFETY REGULATIONS IS GUILTY OF A CRIME, AND TO PROVIDE CERTAIN PENALTIES.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Amended
Amended
Amended
Proposed Amendment
Proposed Amendment
Proposed Amendment
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Request for Debate
Point of Order

H. 3101 -- Reps. Huggins, Robinson, Wilder, Altman, Clyburn and Campsen: A BILL TO AMEND TITLE 24, CHAPTER 13, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PRISONERS CONFINED WITHIN THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS, BY ADDING ARTICLE 20 SO AS TO ESTABLISH THE OFFENDER EMPLOYMENT REFERRAL PROGRAM WITHIN THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS AS A STATEWIDE EMPLOYMENT REFERRAL PROGRAM DESIGNED TO REINTEGRATE INMATES INTO THE LABOR FORCE AFTER SERVING THEIR SENTENCES IN A DEPARTMENT FACILITY.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Other proceedings

H. 3102 -- Reps. Simrill, Altman and Merrill: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 23-1-230 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DRIVER OF A LAW ENFORCEMENT VEHICLE MAY NOT EXCEED THE SPEED LIMIT TO ENTICE THE DRIVER OF A PRIVATE MOTOR VEHICLE TO FOLLOW HIM AT A SPEED THAT EXCEEDS THE SPEED LIMIT IN AN EFFORT TO HAVE THE DRIVER OF THE PRIVATE MOTOR VEHICLE CHARGED WITH SPEEDING BY A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER TRAVELING IN ANOTHER LAW ENFORCEMENT VEHICLE.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3103 -- Reps. Sharpe, J.E. Smith, Cotty, Sheheen, Coleman, Quinn, Harrison, Delleney, Altman, Clyburn, Merrill, Knotts, Martin and Thompson: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 6-15-20, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO AUTHORIZING GOVERNMENTAL ENTITIES TO ENTER INTO CONTRACTS WITH OTHER GOVERNMENTAL ENTITIES FOR THE COLLECTION, DISPOSAL, AND TREATMENT OF SEWAGE, AND TO AMEND SECTION 44-55-1410, RELATING TO AUTHORIZING COUNTIES TO OPERATE WATER AND SEWER FACILITIES, IN BOTH, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A CONTRACT SHALL NOT CONTAIN A PROVISION PROVIDING THAT MORE THAN TEN PERCENT OF THE SEWAGE TREATED BY THE SEWER FACILITIES MAY BE GENERATED FROM OUTSIDE THE BOUNDARIES OF THE STATE.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Amended
Request for Debate
Point of Order

H. 3104 -- Reps. Kirsh, Meacham-Richardson and Altman: 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. 3105 -- Reps. Huggins, Gilham, Walker and Merrill: A BILL TO AMEND TITLE 27, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PROPERTY AND CONVEYANCES, BY ADDING CHAPTER 50 SO AS TO REQUIRE A WRITTEN PROPERTY CONDITION DISCLOSURE STATEMENT UPON THE SALE OF CERTAIN RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY, TO PROVIDE EXEMPTIONS FROM THIS REQUIREMENT, TO IMPOSE DUTIES ON OWNERS AND BROKERS IN REGARD TO THESE REQUIREMENTS, TO AUTHORIZE THE REAL ESTATE COMMISSION TO PERFORM SPECIFIC DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS IN REGARD TO THESE DISCLOSURE STATEMENTS, AND TO PROVIDE FOR CIVIL PENALTIES AND OTHER REMEDIES UPON VIOLATION.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3106 -- Rep. Whatley: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 40-79-50, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO ADMINISTRATIVE RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING AND REGULATION CONCERNING REGULATING THE BURGLAR ALARM SYSTEM INDUSTRY, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT CERTAIN LICENSURE FEES INCLUDE A PRIMARY QUALIFYING PARTY CERTIFICATE; TO AMEND SECTIONS 40-79-110 AND 40-79-130, BOTH AS AMENDED, BOTH RELATING TO DISCIPLINARY ACTION AGAINST A BURGLAR ALARM SYSTEM LICENSEE, SO AS TO CLARIFY THE SCOPE OF AUTHORITY OF A LICENSEE AFTER CANCELLATION OF HIS LICENSE; TO AMEND SECTION 40-79-220 RELATING TO BURGLAR ALARM SYSTEM BRANCH OFFICES AND REGISTERED EMPLOYEE REQUIREMENTS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A BRANCH OFFICE MAY NOT CONDUCT BUSINESS UNTIL A LICENSE NUMBER HAS BEEN ISSUED, TO REQUIRE AN EMPLOYEE TO BE REGISTERED BY THE DEPARTMENT TO HAVE ACCESS TO CLIENT RECORDS, AND TO REQUIRE REGISTRATION CANCELLATION UPON TERMINATION OF EMPLOYMENT; AND TO AMEND SECTION 40-79-240 RELATING TO LICENSE RENEWAL, SO AS TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3107 -- Reps. Huggins, W.D. Smith, Knotts and Bingham: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 22-3-10, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE CIVIL JURISDICTION OF MAGISTRATES, TO PROVIDE THAT MAGISTRATES HAVE CONCURRENT JURISDICTION OF INTERPLEADER ACTIONS FILED OVER CLAIMS OF DISPUTED REAL ESTATE EARNEST MONEY; AND TO ADD SECTION 22-3-15 PROVIDING, NOTWITHSTANDING ANY RULE OF COURT OR PROVISION OF LAW, THAT INTERPLEADER ACTIONS ARISING FROM REAL ESTATE EARNEST MONEY DISPUTES WHICH DO NOT EXCEED THE JURISDICTIONAL LIMIT OF MAGISTRATES COURT MAY BE FILED IN THAT COURT, TO PROVIDE SUBSTANTIALLY THE FORM AND WORDING OF THE INTERPLEADER PLEADING TO BE USED IN REAL ESTATE EARNEST MONEY DISPUTES IN MAGISTRATES COURT, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE FAILURE OF A COMPETING CLAIMANT TO RECOVER IN AN INTERPLEADER ACTION MUST NOT BE CONSIDERED A JUDGMENT AGAINST THE CLAIMANT OR USED TO IMPAIR THE CREDIT OF THE CLAIMANT.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings

H. 3108 -- Rep. J. Brown: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO ENDORSE THE "GLOBAL SULLIVAN PRINCIPLES OF CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY " AND ENCOURAGE COMPANIES, LARGE AND SMALL, DOMESTIC AND INTERNATIONAL, TO ADOPT THESE PRINCIPLES.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3109 -- Reps. J. Brown and Clyburn: 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
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Ratified

H. 3110 -- Reps. Sharpe, Davenport, Altman and Owens: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING CHAPTER 4, TITLE 28 SO AS TO ENACT THE "SOUTH CAROLINA PRIVATE PROPERTY RIGHTS PROTECTION ACT " WHICH PROVIDES FOR RELIEF OR PAYMENT OF COMPENSATION WHEN A NEW LAW, REGULATION, OR ORDINANCE OF THE STATE OR POLITICAL SUBDIVISION OF THE STATE, WHICH DOES NOT AMOUNT TO A TAKING OF REAL PROPERTY, AS APPLIED, UNFAIRLY AFFECTS REAL PROPERTY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3111 -- Reps. Sharpe, Davenport and Clyburn: 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, AMONG OTHER THINGS, ESTABLISHES REQUIREMENTS, CRITERIA, AND PROCEDURES FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF PRIORITY AGRICULTURAL LAND AREAS AND THE PURCHASE OF AGRICULTURAL CONSERVATION EASEMENTS FOR THE PURPOSE OF PROTECTING AND ENHANCING AGRICULTURAL AND FOREST LANDS AS A VIABLE SEGMENT OF THE STATE'S ECONOMY; WHICH PROVIDES FOR COMPENSATION OF LANDOWNERS FOR RELINQUISHMENT OF THE RIGHT TO DEVELOP PRIVATE PROPERTY; WHICH ESTABLISHES THE STATE PRIORITY AGRICULTURAL LAND BOARD WITHIN THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES TO ADMINISTER A PROGRAM TO DISBURSE FUNDS FOR THE PURCHASE OF AGRICULTURAL CONSERVATION EASEMENTS, AND TO PROVIDE FOR ITS MEMBERS AND THEIR POWERS AND DUTIES; AND WHICH AUTHORIZES COUNTY COUNCILS TO ESTABLISH COUNTY PRIORITY AGRICULTURAL LAND BOARDS AND TO PROVIDE FOR THEIR POWERS AND DUTIES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3112 -- Rep. Kirsh: 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 MAGISTRATES 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. 3113 -- Rep. Moody-Lawrence: 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

H. 3114 -- Reps. Moody-Lawrence and Clyburn: 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. 3115 -- Reps. J. Brown, Clyburn and A. Young: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 45-9-10, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO EQUAL ENJOYMENT OF A PLACE OF PUBLIC ACCOMMODATION, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT PLACES OF PUBLIC ACCOMMODATION MAY NOT DISCRIMINATE AGAINST A PERSON BASED ON THE OWNERSHIP OR OPERATION OF A MOTORCYCLE OR THE WEARING OF CLOTHING ASSOCIATED WITH MOTORCYCLES, EXCEPT WHEN SUCH CLOTHING IS OBSCENE.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3116 -- Reps. Keegan, Altman, Whatley, Owens, Whipper, Robinson, Bowers and Knotts: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-1140, 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
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended

H. 3117 -- Reps. Kirsh, Witherspoon and Walker: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 12-37-2740 SO AS TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY UPON WRITTEN OR ELECTRONIC NOTIFICATION FROM THE COUNTY TREASURER TO SUSPEND THE DRIVER'S LICENSE AND MOTOR VEHICLE REGISTRATION OF PERSONS WHO ARE DELINQUENT IN PAYING PERSONAL PROPERTY TAXES ON A MOTOR VEHICLE, TO REQUIRE WRITTEN NOTICE TO THE DELINQUENT TAXPAYER OF THE PENDING SUSPENSION AND ALLOW THIRTY DAYS FOR THE PAYMENT OF TAXES BEFORE THE SUSPENSION, TO PROVIDE THAT NO PROOF OF FINANCIAL RESPONSIBILITY IS REQUESTED FOLLOWING THIS SUSPENSION, TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON STOPPED FOR DRIVING UNDER THIS SUSPENSION IS NOT SUBJECT TO CUSTODIAL ARREST, TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR THE VIOLATION OF DRIVING UNDER THIS SUSPENSION, TO REQUIRE THE DISMISSAL OF THE VIOLATION CHARGED IF THE PERSON PROVIDES ON THE COURT DATE PROOF OF PAYMENT OF THE TAXES, TO PROVIDE A LICENSE REINSTATEMENT FEE OF FIFTY DOLLARS, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE DISPOSITION OF THE FEE REVENUES.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Amended
Other proceedings
Point of Order
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Non-Concurrence
Conference Committee
Report of Conference Committee
Adopted
Message to Senate
Message from Senate
Message from Senate
Enrolled
Ratified

H. 3118 -- Reps. Clyburn and Whipper: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 38-77-290 SO AS TO REQUIRE AN INSURED TO BE PAID AN AMOUNT TO COVER ANY LOSS IN VALUE TO AN AUTOMOBILE THAT RESULTED FROM THE AUTOMOBILE HAVING BEEN DAMAGED AND REPAIRED IF THE INSURED WAS NOT AT FAULT FOR THE PROPERTY DAMAGE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3119 -- Reps. Barfield and Altman: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 40-47-10, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA BOARD OF MEDICAL EXAMINERS, SO AS TO REQUIRE THE SIX MEMBERS REPRESENTING THE CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICTS TO BE ELECTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY RATHER THAN BEING NOMINATED FOR APPOINTMENT BY THE GOVERNOR BASED ON AN ELECTION IN WHICH ALL PHYSICIANS AND SURGEONS IN THE STATE MAY PARTICIPATE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3120 -- Reps. Quinn, Barrett, Delleney, Meacham-Richardson, Altman, Sandifer, Whatley, Simrill, Walker, Robinson and Merrill: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 17 OF TITLE 59, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-17-150 TO REQUIRE THE STATE TO PAY THE LEGAL COSTS INCURRED BY A SCHOOL DISTRICT WHICH IS SUED BECAUSE OF A DISTRICT POLICY ALLOWING VOLUNTARY PRAYER AT SCHOOL FUNCTIONS; TO PROVIDE THAT THE ATTORNEY GENERAL SHALL REPRESENT A SCHOOL DISTRICT IN DEFENDING A CIVIL ACTION INVOLVING ITS DISTRICT POLICY ON VOLUNTARY PRAYER, IF REQUESTED, AND IF THE SCHOOL DISTRICT SELECTS ITS OWN LEGAL REPRESENTATIVE, THE ATTORNEY GENERAL MUST APPROVE THE SELECTION AND THE FEE; AND TO PROVIDE THAT IF THE SCHOOL DISTRICT PREVAILS IN SUCH A CIVIL ACTION, THE COURT SHALL ALLOW THE DISTRICT TO RECOVER ITS COSTS FROM THE LOSING PARTY.
Introduced and Committed
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H. 3121 -- Reps. Kirsh, Barrett, Moody-Lawrence, Altman, Meacham-Richardson, Simrill, Walker, Robinson and Gilham: 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 REDUCE AT THE RATE OF ONE PERCENT A YEAR THE FOUR PERCENT STATE SALES TAX ON FOOD ITEMS WHICH LAWFULLY MAY BE PURCHASED WITH UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE FOOD COUPONS, TO EXEMPT COMPLETELY FROM THE STATE PORTION OF THE TAX ALL SUCH FOOD AND MEALS EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2004, TO PROVIDE FOR THE USE OF THE REVENUE FROM THE REDUCED RATES OF TAX DURING THE PHASE-IN PERIOD, AND TO AMEND AN ACT OF 2000 BEARING RATIFICATION NUMBER 453, RELATING TO SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATIONS, SO AS TO DELETE A SALES TAX EXEMPTION FOR FOOD ITEMS MADE OBSOLETE BY THE PROVISIONS OF THIS ACT.
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H. 3122 -- Reps. Davenport, Meacham-Richardson, Altman, Clyburn and Simrill: 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 FROM THE TAX SALES OF CLOTHING, CLOTHING ACCESSORIES, FOOTWEAR, SCHOOL SUPPLIES, AND COMPUTERS DURING A PERIOD BEGINNING AT 12:01 A.M. ON THE FRIDAY PRECEDING THE FRIDAY COMMONLY OBSERVED IN THIS STATE AS GOOD FRIDAY AND ENDING AT TWELVE MIDNIGHT THE FOLLOWING SUNDAY, TO PROVIDE EXCEPTIONS, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE LIST OF THE ARTICLES QUALIFYING FOR THIS EXEMPTION PUBLISHED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE APPLICABLE TO THE AUGUST SALES TAX HOLIDAY SIMILARLY APPLIES TO THE HOLIDAY ALLOWED BY THIS ACT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3123 -- Reps. Davenport, Vaughn, Altman, Whatley and Robinson: A JOINT RESOLUTION PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO ARTICLE XV OF THE CONSTITUTION OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1895, RELATING TO IMPEACHMENT OF CERTAIN EXECUTIVE AND JUDICIAL OFFICERS OF THIS STATE, BY ADDING SECTION 4 SO AS TO PROVIDE PROCEDURES FOR RECALLING AND REMOVING FROM PUBLIC OFFICE PERSONS HOLDING PUBLIC OFFICES OF THE STATE, A SPECIFIED DISTRICT OF THE STATE, OR A POLITICAL SUBDIVISION THEREOF IN THE EXECUTIVE, JUDICIAL, AND LEGISLATIVE BRANCHES OF GOVERNMENT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3124 -- Reps. Emory, Clyburn, Whipper and Robinson: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 40-35-230, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS FOR COMMUNITY RESIDENTIAL CARE FACILITY ADMINISTRATORS, SO AS TO ALLOW ISSUANCE OF A LICENSE BASED ON A COMBINATION OF EDUCATION ND EXPERIENCE AS ESTABLISHED IN REGULATION BY THE SOUTH CAROLINA BOARD OF LONG TERM HEALTH CARE ADMINISTRATORS.
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H. 3125 -- Rep. Rodgers: 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 MAGISTRATES COURT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3126 -- Rep. Askins: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 23-45-135, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO EXEMPTIONS FROM LICENSURE FOR CERTAIN CONTRACTORS FOR REPAIR AND INSTALLATION OF FIRE PROTECTION SPRINKLER SYSTEMS, SO AS TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS CONCERNING PLUMBING AND UTILITY CONTRACTOR LICENSE GROUPS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3127 -- Reps. Rodgers and Whipper: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 50-21-810, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO MOTORBOATS TOWING PERSONS ON WATER SKIS OR SIMILAR DEVICES HAVING AN OBSERVER OR REAR-VIEW MIRROR, SO AS TO REQUIRE THE PERSON OBSERVING THE PERSON BEING TOWED TO BE NOT LESS THAN SIXTEEN YEARS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3128 -- Reps. Rodgers and Altman: 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. 3129 -- Reps. Kirsh, Vaughn, Altman and Whipper: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-36-2120, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO EXEMPTIONS FROM THE SOUTH CAROLINA SALES TAX SO AS TO PROVIDE AN EXEMPTION FOR PRESCRIPTION MEDICINE USED IN THE TREATMENT OF RENAL DISEASE.
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H. 3130 -- Reps. Rodgers, Altman and Whipper: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 44-96-155 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT ALL TAKE- OUT FOOD WRAPPERS MUST BE COMPOSED OF MATERIAL THAT IS BIODEGRADABLE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3131 -- Reps. Rodgers and Whipper: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 15-3-530, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO LIMITATIONS ON CERTAIN CIVIL ACTIONS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT ACTIONS FOR ASSAULT OR BATTERY MUST BE COMMENCED WITHIN THREE 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. 3132 -- Reps. Rodgers and Robinson: 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 2001 " 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 NONECONOMIC DAMAGE AWARDS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3133 -- Reps. Campsen, Davenport, Vaughn, Sandifer, Cobb- Hunter, Delleney, Walker, Altman, Owens, Robinson, Merrill, Cotty, Gilham, Thompson and White: A BILL TO ENACT THE MARRIAGE PENALTY TAX RELIEF ACT BY AMENDING SECTION 12-6-510, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO TAX RATES AND BRACKETS APPLICABLE TO INDIVIDUALS, ESTATES, AND TRUSTS FOR PURPOSES OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA INCOME TAX ACT, SO AS TO ALLOCATE EQUALLY BETWEEN SPOUSES SOUTH CAROLINA TAXABLE INCOME REPORTED ON A JOINT RETURN AND APPLY THE RATES AND BRACKETS SEPARATELY TO EACH INCOME THEREBY REDUCING THE STATE INCOME TAX LIABILITY FOR MARRIED COUPLES FILING JOINT RETURNS; AND TO REPEAL SECTION 12-6-3330, RELATING TO THE TWO WAGE EARNER CREDIT FOR MARRIED INDIVIDUALS FILING JOINT RETURNS MADE OBSOLETE BY THE PROVISIONS OF THIS ACT.
Introduced and Committed
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H. 3134 -- Reps. Davenport, Rodgers, Altman, Coates, Vaughn, Walker, Owens, Robinson and Merrill: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-510, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO INDIVIDUAL TAX RATES FOR PURPOSES OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA INCOME TAX ACT, SO AS TO REDUCE ALL MARGINAL TAX RATES BY ONE PERCENT FOR A RANGE OF ONE AND ONE-HALF PERCENT TO SIX PERCENT RATHER THAN TWO AND ONE-HALF PERCENT TO SEVEN PERCENT, AND TO CONFORM BRACKETS TO THE APPLICABLE INFLATION ADJUSTED AMOUNTS, AND TO MAKE THESE NEW RATES APPLY BEGINNING WITH TAXABLE YEAR 2001.
Introduced and Committed
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H. 3135 -- Reps. Davenport, Rodgers, Altman, Coates, Walker and Robinson: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-530, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE FIVE PERCENT CORPORATE INCOME TAX RATE IMPOSED PURSUANT TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA INCOME TAX ACT, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR GRADUATED CORPORATE INCOME TAX RATES RANGING FROM ONE AND ONE-HALF PERCENT TO FIVE PERCENT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3136 -- Reps. J. Brown, Rodgers, Taylor, Webb and Breeland: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-6540, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PENALTIES AND ENFORCEMENT OF CERTAIN PROVISIONS THAT REQUIRE THE WEARING OF A SAFETY BELT OR A PASSENGER RESTRAINT SYSTEM BY THE DRIVER AND PASSENGERS OF A MOTOR VEHICLE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER MAY STOP A DRIVER OF A MOTOR VEHICLE FOR ANY PRIMARY VIOLATION OF A PROVISION THAT REQUIRES A DRIVER OR A PASSENGER TO WEAR A SEAT BELT OR A PASSENGER RESTRAINT SYSTEM.
Introduced and Committed
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H. 3137 -- Rep. Kirsh: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 63, TITLE 59, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PUPILS IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS GENERALLY, BY ADDING SECTION 59-63-290, SO AS TO DEFINE "HAZING ", PROVIDE THAT IT IS UNLAWFUL TO ENGAGE IN HAZING, HARASSMENT, OR INTIMIDATION OF A PUPIL OR GROUP OF PUPILS OF A PUBLIC OR PRIVATE SCHOOL IN THIS STATE, AND TO PROVIDE FOR PENALTIES FOR A VIOLATION OF THIS SECTION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3138 -- Reps. Wilkins, W.D. Smith, Harrison, Harrell, Townsend, Sharpe, J. Brown, Cato, Campsen, Wilder, Jennings, Coates, Vaughn, Sandifer, Whatley, Cobb-Hunter, Delleney, Simrill, Walker, Altman, Robinson, Merrill, Cotty, Gilham, Rodgers, Rice, Easterday, Edge, Bingham, Huggins, Talley, Owens and Govan: 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. 3139 -- Reps. Wilkins, W.D. Smith, Harrison, Harrell, Townsend, Sharpe, J. Brown, Cato, Campsen, Wilder, Jennings, Coates, Vaughn, Sandifer, Whatley, Cobb-Hunter, Delleney, Simrill, Walker, Altman, Owens, Whipper, Robinson, Merrill, Cotty, Gilham, Rodgers, Rice, Easterday, Edge, Hamilton, Bingham, Huggins, Govan and Talley: 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 THIRD 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 THIRD READING.
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H. 3140 -- Reps. Wilkins, Harrison, Campsen, Coates, Walker and Altman: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO ADOPT REVISED CODE VOLUME 14 OF THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, TO THE EXTENT OF ITS CONTENTS, AS THE ONLY GENERAL PERMANENT STATUTORY LAW OF THE STATE AS OF JANUARY 1, 2001.
Introduced and Committed
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H. 3141 -- Reps. Wilkins, Harrison, Delleney, Sandifer, Whatley, Simrill, Walker, Altman, Knotts and Thompson: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 16-1-10, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, 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 CHANGE THE NAME OF THE COMMISSION TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA CRIMINAL JUSTICE COMMISSION, AND REVISE THE COMPOSITION 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 DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE COMMISSION WHOSE NAME HAS BEEN CHANGED TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA CRIMINAL JUSTICE COMMISSION, AND THE CONTENTS OF ITS ANNUAL REPORT; TO AMEND SECTION 24-26-50, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE ESTABLISHMENT OF GENERAL POLICIES AND APPROVAL OF ADVISORY GUIDELINES BY THE SENTENCING GUIDELINES COMMISSION, SO AS TO DELETE THE PROVISION THAT REQUIRES THAT THE COMMISSION'S ADVISORY GUIDELINES MUST BE APPROVED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY; 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 ", TO AMEND TITLE 25, RELATING TO MILITARY, CIVIL DEFENSE, AND VETERANS AFFAIRS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT CERTAIN MILITARY PERSONNEL WHO ARE SENTENCED TO CONFINEMENT SHALL SERVE THE FULL TERM OF THE CONFINEMENT UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES; 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.
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H. 3142 -- Reps. Cato, Wilkins, Davenport, Vaughn, Sandifer, Simrill, Walker, Altman, Robinson, Cotty, White, Thompson, Knotts, Campsen, Coates, McGee and Bingham: 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.
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H. 3143 -- Reps. Cato, Vaughn and Altman: 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 TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THE LICENSURE AND REGULATION OF HEARING AID SPECIALISTS INCLUDING PROVIDING PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS.
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H. 3144 -- Reps. Wilkins, W.D. Smith, Vaughn, Delleney, Walker, Merrill, Cotty, Thompson, Edge, Simrill and McLeod: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 2-17-30, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO LOBBYIST'S REPORTING OF LOBBYING ACTIVITIES, SO AS TO CHANGE THE TIME FOR FILING REPORTS; TO AMEND SECTION 2-17-35, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO LOBBYISTS' PRINCIPALS' REPORTING OF LOBBYING EXPENDITURES, SO AS TO CHANGE THE TIME FOR FILING REPORTS; TO AMEND SECTION 2-17-40, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE STATE AGENCY OR DEPARTMENT REPORT OF LOBBYING ACTIVITIES, SO AS TO CHANGE THE TIME FOR FILING THE REPORTS; TO AMEND SECTION 2-17-90, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO ACTS PROHIBITED OF LOBBYISTS' PRINCIPALS, ACTS PROHIBITED OF PUBLIC OFFICIALS AND EMPLOYEES, EXCEPTIONS, AND DISCLOSURE REQUIREMENTS, SO AS TO EXCLUDE CABINET OFFICERS; TO AMEND SECTION 8-13-100, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS USED IN THE ETHICS, GOVERNMENT ACCOUNTABILITY, AND CAMPAIGN REFORM ACT, SO AS TO DELETE WITHIN THE DEFINITION OF "ELECTION ", A BALLOT MEASURE; TO AMEND SECTION 8-13-320, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE DUTIES AND POWERS OF THE STATE ETHICS COMMISSION, SO AS TO REQUIRE A NOTICE OF WAIVER BE FORWARDED TO THE STATE ETHICS COMMISSION AFTER A COMPLAINT HAS BEEN DISMISSED WHEN IT DOES NOT ALLEGE FACTS SUFFICIENT TO CONSTITUTE A VIOLATION; TO AMEND SECTION 8-13-530, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE SENATE AND HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES ETHICS COMMITTEES, SO AS TO INCLUDE LEGISLATIVE CAUCUS COMMITTEES WITHIN THE JURISDICTION OF A COMMITTEE; TO AMEND SECTION 8-13-1300, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS FOR PURPOSES OF THE PROVISIONS RELATING TO CAMPAIGN PRACTICES, SO AS TO AMEND THE DEFINITION OF "COMMITTEE " TO INCLUDE AN INDIVIDUAL WHO, TO INFLUENCE THE OUTCOME OF AN ELECTIVE OFFICE, MAKES INDEPENDENT EXPENDITURES AGGREGATING FIVE HUNDRED DOLLARS OR MORE DURING AN ELECTION CYCLE, TO AMEND THE DEFINITION OF "ELECTION " TO DELETE BALLOT MEASURE WITHIN ITS DEFINITION, TO AMEND THE DEFINITION OF "INDEPENDENT EXPENDITURE " TO INCLUDE AN EXPENDITURE MADE UPON CONSULTATION WITH A COMMITTEE OR AGENT OF A COMMITTEE OR A BALLOT MEASURE COMMITTEE OR AN AGENT OF A BALLOT MEASURE COMMITTEE, BY DEFINING "BALLOT MEASURE COMMITTEE " AND "INFLUENCE THE OUTCOME OF AN ELECTIVE OFFICE "; TO AMEND SECTION 8-13-1302, RELATING TO MAINTENANCE OF RECORDS OF CONTRIBUTIONS BY A CANDIDATE, SO AS TO INCLUDE A BALLOT MEASURE COMMITTEE; TO AMEND SECTION 8-13-1304, RELATING TO THE REQUIREMENT THAT COMMITTEES RECEIVING AND SPENDING FUNDS MUST FILE A STATEMENT OF ORGANIZATION, SO AS TO REQUIRE A BALLOT MEASURE COMMITTEE WHICH RECEIVES OR EXPENDS MORE THAN ONE THOUSAND DOLLARS IN THE AGGREGATE DURING AN ELECTION CYCLE TO INFLUENCE THE OUTCOME OF A BALLOT MEASURE TO FILE A STATEMENT OF ORGANIZATION AND DELETE THE REQUIREMENT FOR THE STATEMENT TO BE FILED BY A COMMITTEE WHICH RECEIVES OR EXPENDS MORE THAN FIVE HUNDRED DOLLARS; TO AMEND SECTION 8-13-1306, RELATING TO THE CONTENTS OF A STATEMENT OF ORGANIZATION, SO AS TO INCLUDE BALLOT MEASURE COMMITTEE WHERE APPLICABLE; TO AMEND SECTION 8- 13-1308, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE FILING OF CERTIFIED CAMPAIGN REPORTS BY CANDIDATES AND COMMITTEES, SO AS TO INCLUDE THE MAKING OF INDEPENDENT EXPENDITURES WITHIN THE REQUIREMENTS OF THE SECTION; BY ADDING SECTION 8-13- 1309, SO AS TO REQUIRE A BALLOT MEASURE COMMITTEE REQUIRED TO FILE A STATEMENT OF ORGANIZATION MUST FILE AN INITIAL CERTIFIED CAMPAIGN REPORT WHEN IT RECEIVES OR EXPENDS CAMPAIGN CONTRIBUTIONS TOTALING CERTAIN SPECIFIED AMOUNTS; TO AMEND SECTION 8-13-1310, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE RECIPIENTS OF CERTAIN CAMPAIGN REPORTS AND COPIES OF THEM AND THE STATE ETHICS COMMISSION REVIEW, SO AS TO ELIMINATE THE REQUIREMENT TO SEND CAMPAIGN REPORTS TO THE STATE ELECTION COMMISSION; TO AMEND SECTION 8-13-1316, RELATING TO RESTRICTIONS ON CAMPAIGN CONTRIBUTIONS RECEIVED FROM POLITICAL PARTIES, SO AS TO PROHIBIT A POLITICAL PARTY FROM RECEIVING CONTRIBUTIONS THROUGH ITS PARTY COMMITTEES OR LEGISLATIVE CAUCUS COMMITTEES WHICH TOTAL CERTAIN AGGREGATE AMOUNTS AND PROVIDE THAT A CONTRIBUTION GIVEN IN VIOLATION OF SUBSECTION (A) OF THIS SECTION MAY NOT BE KEPT BY THE RECIPIENT, BUT WITHIN TEN DAYS REMIT IT TO THE CHILDREN'S TRUST FUND; TO AMEND SECTION 8-13-1324, RELATING TO ANONYMOUS CAMPAIGN CONTRIBUTIONS, SO AS TO PROHIBIT THESE CONTRIBUTIONS TO A BALLOT MEASURE COMMITTEE; TO AMEND SECTION 8-13-1332, RELATING TO UNLAWFUL CONTRIBUTIONS AND EXPENDITURES, SO AS TO INCLUDE A BALLOT MEASURE COMMITTEE AS WELL AS A COMMITTEE AND DELETE FROM THE PROHIBITION AN ORGANIZATION OR COMMITTEE OF AN ORGANIZATION TO SOLICIT CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE ORGANIZATION COMMITTEE FROM A PERSON OTHER THAN ITS MEMBERS AND THEIR FAMILIES; BY ADDING SECTION 8- 13-1333 SO AS TO AUTHORIZE NOT-FOR PROFIT-CORPORATIONS AND COMMITTEES FORMED BY NOT-FOR-PROFIT CORPORATIONS TO SOLICIT CONTRIBUTIONS FROM THE GENERAL PUBLIC; TO AMEND SECTION 8-13-1354, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE IDENTIFICATION OF A PERSON INDEPENDENTLY PAYING FOR ELECTION- RELATED COMMUNICATION, SO AS TO DELETE A BALLOT MEASURE FROM THE REQUIREMENTS OF THE SECTION; TO AMEND SECTION 8- 13-1366, RELATING TO THE PUBLIC AVAILABILITY OF CERTIFIED CAMPAIGN REPORTS, SO AS TO ELIMINATE THE STATE ELECTION COMMISSION AS A LOCATION OF THESE REPORTS; TO AMEND SECTION 8-13-1368, RELATING TO TERMINATION OF CAMPAIGN FILING REQUIREMENTS, SO AS TO INCLUDE BALLOT MEASURE COMMITTEES WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF THE SECTION; TO AMEND SECTION 8-13-1370, RELATING TO THE USE OF UNEXPENDED CONTRIBUTIONS BY A CANDIDATE AFTER AN ELECTION, SO AS TO INCLUDE BALLOT MEASURE COMMITTEE WITHIN THE REQUIREMENTS OF THE SECTION; TO AMEND SECTION 8-13-1372, RELATING TO TECHNICAL VIOLATIONS OF RULES ON CAMPAIGN REPORTS, SO AS TO SUBSTITUTE THE STATE ETHICS COMMISSION FOR THE STATE ELECTION COMMISSION AS THE AGENCY RESPONSIBLE FOR DETERMINING ERRORS OR OMISSIONS ON CAMPAIGN REPORTS; TO AMEND SECTION 8-13-1510, RELATING TO THE PENALTY FOR LATE FILING OF OR FAILURE TO FILE A REPORT OR STATEMENT, SO AS TO DELETE THE FIVE HUNDRED DOLLAR MAXIMUM FINE; TO AMEND SECTION 8-13-1520, RELATING TO A VIOLATION OF CHAPTER 13 OF TITLE 8, SO AS TO MAKE CERTAIN VIOLATIONS OF ARTICLE 13 OF CHAPTER 8 A MISDEMEANOR AND PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS.
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H. 3145 -- Rep. Lourie: 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, 2001, UNLESS THEY SUBSEQUENTLY ARE UNEMPLOYED FOR ONE YEAR OR LONGER.
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H. 3146 -- Reps. Lourie, J.E. Smith, Freeman, Neilson, Robinson, Webb, Mack, Cotty, Talley, Littlejohn, Simrill, J. Hines, J.M. Neal, Emory, Bales, Miller, Campsen, Altman, Whatley, Lloyd, Bowers, M. Hines, Weeks, Rivers, Hosey, G.M. Smith, Owens, Harvin, McLeod, Sinclair, Thompson, Govan and Martin: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-1520, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE ESTABLISHMENT OF MAXIMUM SPEED LIMITS ALONG THE STATE'S HIGHWAYS, SO AS TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR A PERSON WHO VIOLATES THE SPEED LIMITS ESTABLISHED IN ZONES WHERE THE POSTED MAXIMUM SPEED LIMIT IS AT LEAST FIFTY-FIVE MILES AN HOUR WHILE DRIVING A COMMERCIAL MOTOR VEHICLE WHICH REQUIRES THE DRIVER TO POSSESS A COMMERCIAL DRIVER'S LICENSE.
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H. 3147 -- Reps. Meacham-Richardson, Davenport and Vaughn: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 23, TITLE 59, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO SCHOOL BUILDINGS AND OTHER PROPERTY, BY ADDING ARTICLE 5, RELATING TO TOXIC MATERIALS AND INDOOR AIR QUALITY IN SOUTH CAROLINA PUBLIC SCHOOLS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AND THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL, WORKING TOGETHER, SHALL CREATE AND MAINTAIN A SCHOOL ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH WEBSITE, DEVELOP A SCHOOL ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH POLICY AND MANAGEMENT PLAN, AND AWARD ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH CERTIFICATES TO QUALIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICTS; PROVIDE THAT NOTHING IN THIS ARTICLE PROHIBITS THE USE BY SCHOOLS OF ANY MATERIALS, PROCESSES, OR PRODUCTS, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AND THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL SHALL SEEK FEDERAL AND OTHER FUNDS AVAILABLE TO HELP IMPLEMENT THE PROVISIONS OF THIS ARTICLE.
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H. 3148 -- Reps. Dantzler, Whatley and Robinson: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 69, TITLE 40, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE PRACTICE OF VETERINARY MEDICINE, SO AS TO CONFORM THE CHAPTER TO THE STATUTORY ORGANIZATIONAL FRAMEWORK OF CHAPTER 1, TITLE 40 FOR BOARDS UNDER THE ADMINISTRATION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING AND REGULATION AND TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THE LICENSURE AND REGULATION OF THE STATE BOARD OF VETERINARY MEDICINE.
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H. 3149 -- Reps. Whipper, Jennings and Cobb-Hunter: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 3, TITLE 16, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 18 SO AS TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR A PERSON CONVICTED OF A CRIME CONTAINED IN THIS CHAPTER WITH THE INTENT TO ASSAULT, INTIMIDATE, OR THREATEN A PERSON BECAUSE OF HIS RACE, RELIGION, COLOR, SEX, AGE, OR NATIONAL ORIGIN; AND TO AMEND SECTIONS 16-11- 510 AND 16-11-520, BOTH AS AMENDED, RELATING TO MALICIOUS INJURY TO PERSONAL AND REAL PROPERTY, SO AS TO REVISE THE PENALTIES FOR MALICIOUS INJURY TO REAL PROPERTY OFFENSES, AND TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL PENALTIES FOR PERSONS WHO MALICIOUSLY INJURE PERSONAL OR REAL PROPERTY OF ANOTHER PERSON WITH THE INTENT TO ASSAULT, INTIMIDATE, OR THREATEN THAT PERSON.
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H. 3150 -- Rep. Littlejohn: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 11, TITLE 50, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE PROTECTION OF GAME, BY ADDING SECTION 50-11-95, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IT IS UNLAWFUL FOR ANY PERSON TO HUNT ON PRIVATE PROPERTY IN GAME ZONE 4 ON SUNDAY, AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR A VIOLATION OF THIS SECTION.
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H. 3151 -- Reps. Whipper, Davenport and Cobb-Hunter: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 9-1-1620, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO OPTIONAL FORMS OF RETIREMENT ALLOWANCES PURSUANT TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA RETIREMENT SYSTEM, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE FULL RETIREMENT ALLOWANCE PAYABLE DURING THE RETIRED MEMBER'S LIFE BE PAID, UPON HIS DEATH, TO THE DECEASED RETIRED MEMBER'S LEGAL REPRESENTATIVE OR THE PERSON THE MEMBER NOMINATES BY WRITTEN DESIGNATION.
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H. 3152 -- Reps. Lourie and Wilder: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO PROVIDE, FOR 2001 ONLY, NOTWITHSTANDING THE PROVISIONS OF SECTION 2-7-105, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, THAT STATE CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT BONDS MAY BE AUTHORIZED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY ONLY FOR THE PURCHASE OF SCHOOL BUSES.
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H. 3153 -- Reps. Whipper and Altman: 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 SEVEN THOUSAND FIVE HUNDRED DOLLARS OR LESS.
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H. 3154 -- Rep. Campsen: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO PROVIDE FOR AN ADVISORY REFERENDUM TO DETERMINE WHETHER OR NOT THE QUALIFIED ELECTORS OF THE CHARLESTON COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT FAVOR DECONSOLIDATING THE CHARLESTON COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT INTO SEVEN SEPARATE, AUTONOMOUS SCHOOL DISTRICTS.
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H. 3155 -- Reps. Lourie, J.E. Smith, Sheheen, J.M. Neal, Emory and Thompson: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 8-13-1308, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE FILING OF CERTIFIED CAMPAIGN REPORTS BY CANDIDATES AND COMMITTEES, SO AS TO DELETE THE EXCEPTION OF SHOWING CONTRIBUTIONS OF ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS OR MORE IN A CERTIFIED CAMPAIGN REPORT FILED FIFTEEN DAYS BEFORE AN ELECTION AND DELETE THE EXCEPTION IN ALL CERTIFIED CAMPAIGN REPORTS REQUIRING THE NAMES AND ADDRESSES OF EACH PERSON MAKING A CONTRIBUTION OF MORE THAN ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS.
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H. 3156 -- Rep. Lourie: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 23-3-60, SO AS TO ESTABLISH A TWENTY-FIVE DOLLAR FEE FOR CRIMINAL RECORD SEARCHES CONDUCTED BY THE STATE LAW ENFORCEMENT DIVISION AND TO PROVIDE AN EIGHT DOLLAR FEE WHEN CONDUCTED FOR A FOR-PROFIT NURSING HOME, HOME HEALTH AGENCY, COMMUNITY RESIDENTIAL CARE FACILITY, AN ADULT OR CHILD DAYCARE CENTER, A CHARITABLE ORGANIZATION, OR A BONA FIDE MENTOR.
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H. 3157 -- Reps. Lourie, J.E. Smith, J.M. Neal and Emory: 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 RELATING TO CAMPAIGN PRACTICES, SO AS TO DEFINE "INFLUENCE THE OUTCOME OF AN ELECTIVE OFFICE ".
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H. 3158 -- Reps. Lourie and Harvin: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 5, TITLE 56, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE REGULATION OF MOTOR VEHICLE TRAFFIC, BY ADDING ARTICLE 24 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT AGGRESSIVE DRIVING IS A MOTOR VEHICLE TRAFFIC OFFENSE, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE PENALTY FOR VIOLATING THIS OFFENSE IS A ONE THOUSAND DOLLAR FINE OR THIRTY DAYS IMPRISONMENT AND EIGHT POINTS ASSESSED AGAINST THE OFFENDER'S DRIVING RECORD; AND TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-720, RELATING TO THE POINT SYSTEM FOR VIOLATIONS OF MOTOR VEHICLE TRAFFIC LAWS, BY ADDING AGGRESSIVE DRIVING TO THE OFFENSE FOR WHICH POINTS ARE ASSESSED.
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H. 3159 -- Reps. Fleming and Altman: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 7-5-120, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO QUALIFICATIONS AND DISQUALIFICATIONS FOR REGISTRATION TO VOTE, SO AS TO SUBSTITUTE A PARDON FOR THE SERVICE OF A SENTENCE AS AN EXCEPTION TO DISQUALIFICATION FROM BEING REGISTERED TO VOTE.
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H. 3160 -- 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.
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H. 3161 -- Reps. Easterday, Davenport and Sandifer: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-1320, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF A PROVISIONAL DRIVER'S LICENSE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON CONVICTED OF AN OFFENSE THAT PROHIBITS A PERSON FROM OPERATING A VEHICLE WHILE UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF INTOXICATING LIQUOR, DRUGS, OR NARCOTICS AND WHO AT THE TIME OF THE OFFENSE, HAD AT LEAST SIXTEEN ONE-HUNDREDTHS OF ONE PERCENT OR MORE BY WEIGHT OF ALCOHOL IN HIS BLOOD IS PROHIBITED FROM OBTAINING A PROVISIONAL DRIVER'S LICENSE; TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-2930, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE UNLAWFUL OPERATION OF A MOTOR VEHICLE WHILE UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF ALCOHOL, DRUGS, OR BOTH, SO AS TO ESTABLISH GROSS INTOXICATION AS AN OFFENSE; TO AMEND SECTION 56-5- 2940, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE PENALTY FOR DRIVING WHILE UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF ALCOHOL, DRUGS, OR BOTH, SO AS TO PROVIDE ENHANCED PENALTIES FOR A PERSON WHO HAS AT LEAST 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 AT LEAST SIXTEEN ONE-HUNDREDTHS OF ONE PERCENT BY WEIGHT OF ALCOHOL IN HIS BLOOD IS GROSSLY INTOXICATED; AND TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-2990, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE SUSPENSION OF THE DRIVER'S LICENSE OF A PERSON CONVICTED OF DRIVING WHILE UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF ALCOHOL, DRUGS, OR BOTH, SO AS TO PROVIDE ENHANCED PENALTIES FOR A PERSON WHO IS GROSSLY INTOXICATED.
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H. 3162 -- Rep. Rodgers: A BILL TO REPEAL CHAPTER 1, TITLE 53, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, WHICH PROHIBITS THE SALE OF CERTAIN ITEMS ON SUNDAY EXCEPT DURING SPECIFIED HOURS AND WHICH PROHIBITS THE CONDUCT OF CERTAIN WORK OR EVENTS OR THE OPERATION OF SPECIFIC BUSINESSES OR MANUFACTURING ESTABLISHMENTS ON SUNDAY.
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H. 3163 -- Reps. Wilkins, Campsen, Wilder, Jennings, Coates, Whatley, Cobb-Hunter, Altman, Owens, Lourie, McLeod, Bowers, Robinson, Simrill, J.E. Smith, Harrell and Harvin: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 12-6-3535, SO AS TO ENACT THE "SOUTH CAROLINA HISTORIC REHABILITATION INCENTIVES ACT " WHICH PROVIDES AN INCOME TAX CREDIT FOR EXPENDITURES TO REHABILITATE HISTORIC STRUCTURES, WHICH PROVIDES FOR THE CARRY FORWARD OF UNUSED CREDIT, AND WHICH AUTHORIZES THE DEPARTMENT OF ARCHIVES AND HISTORY AND THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE TO PROMULGATE REGULATIONS FOR THE ADMINISTRATION OF THIS SECTION.
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H. 3164 -- Rep. Huggins: A BILL TO ENACT THE SOUTH CAROLINA COLLATERAL RECOVERY ACT INCLUDING PROVISIONS TO AMEND TITLE 40, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PROFESSIONS AND OCCUPATIONS BY ADDING CHAPTER 10, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE LICENSURE, REGISTRATION, AND REGULATION OF BUSINESSES AND INDIVIDUALS ENGAGED IN THE REPOSSESSION OF CERTAIN PERSONAL PROPERTY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3165 -- Rep. Lourie: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 25, TITLE 16, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO CRIMINAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE, BY ADDING SECTION 16-25-95 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IT IS UNLAWFUL FOR A PERSON CONVICTED OF A MISDEMEANOR CRIMINAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE OFFENSE TO SHIP, TRANSPORT, POSSESS, OR RECEIVE A FIREARM OR AMMUNITION IF THE CONVICTION MEETS CERTAIN CONDITIONS AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES; AND TO AMEND CHAPTER 4, TITLE 20, RELATING TO PROTECTION FROM DOMESTIC ABUSE, BY ADDING SECTION 20-4-150, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IT IS UNLAWFUL FOR A PERSON SUBJECT TO A PROTECTION ORDER, UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS, TO SHIP, TRANSPORT, POSSESS, OR RECEIVE A FIREARM OR AMMUNITION AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3166 -- Reps. Wilkins, Cato, Vaughn, Loftis, Hamilton, Leach, F.N. Smith, Rice, Easterday, Tripp, Coates, Davenport, Simrill and Robinson: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO NAME THAT PORTION OF WOODRUFF ROAD FROM THE I-85 INTERCHANGE TO THE I-385 INTERCHANGE IN GREENVILLE COUNTY AS THE "TROOPER FIRST CLASS ERIC F. NICHOLSON MEMORIAL HIGHWAY " IN MEMORY OF TROOPER FIRST CLASS ERIC F. NICHOLSON WHO WAS KILLED IN THE LINE OF DUTY WHILE SERVING HIS COUNTY AND STATE.
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H. 3167 -- Reps. J. Young, Davenport, Vaughn, Sandifer, Whatley, Simrill, Altman, Robinson, Loftis, White, Lourie and Campsen: A BILL TO ENACT THE "SOUTH CAROLINA EXILE ACT OF 2001 " INCLUDING PROVISIONS TO AMEND SECTION 16-23-50, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PENALTIES FOR OFFENSES INVOLVING WEAPONS, SO AS TO PROVIDE INCREASED PENALTIES FOR AN OFFENDER WITH A PREVIOUS CONVICTION FOR A VIOLENT CRIME; TO AMEND SECTION 16-23-490, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PENALTIES FOR POSSESSION OF A FIREARM DURING COMMISSION OF A VIOLENT CRIME, SO AS TO PROVIDE A SEPARATE OFFENSE FOR THE POSSESSION OF A FIREARM DURING AN OFFENSE INVOLVING A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE AND TO PROVIDE A SEPARATE, MANDATORY MINIMUM TERM OF IMPRISONMENT UPON CONVICTION; TO AMEND SECTION 17-15-10, RELATING TO BAIL AND RECOGNIZANCE, SO AS TO ADD OTHER CONDITIONS OF RELEASE AND MAKE TECHNICAL CHANGES; TO AMEND SECTION 17-15-15, RELATING TO THE DEPOSIT OF CASH PERCENTAGE IN LIEU OF BOND, SO AS TO MAKE TECHNICAL CHANGES; TO AMEND SECTION 17-15-30, RELATING TO THE COURT'S CONSIDERATION OF CERTAIN FACTORS WHEN MAKING A BAIL DECISION, SO AS TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL FACTORS AND TO REQUIRE THE COURT TO CONSIDER EACH FACTOR WHEN MAKING ITS DECISION; AND TO AMEND SECTION 22-5-510, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO BOND HEARINGS, SO AS TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL OFFENSES FOR WHICH THE MAGISTRATE MAY DENY BAIL AND TO REQUIRE THE MAGISTRATE TO OBTAIN, WHEN FEASIBLE, THE PERSON'S CRIMINAL HISTORY FROM THE ARRESTING LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY BEFORE CONDUCTING THE BOND HEARING AND TO PROVIDE A DEFINITION OF CRIMINAL HISTORY.
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H. 3168 -- Reps. Rodgers, Campsen and Gilham: 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, 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.
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H. 3169 -- Rep. Rodgers: 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. 3170 -- Reps. Rodgers and Whipper: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 7 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. 3171 -- Reps. Bales, Whatley, Cobb-Hunter, Altman, Harvin, Trotter, White and Snow: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 11, TITLE 9, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA POLICE OFFICERS RETIREMENT SYSTEM, BY ADDING ARTICLE 5 SO AS TO ENACT THE LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER RETENTION INCENTIVE PROGRAM AND PROVIDE FOR ITS OPERATION.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3172 -- Reps. Vaughn, Barrett, Davenport, Leach, Campsen, Witherspoon, Walker, Altman, Rodgers, Stuart, Robinson, Sharpe, Loftis, Rice, Hamilton, Easterday, Delleney, Phillips, Harrison, Chellis, Scarborough, Huggins, Tripp, Cato and Gilham: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 12-6-3600 SO AS TO AUTHORIZE STATE INCOME TAX CREDITS UP TO FIVE HUNDRED DOLLARS A YEAR ON A PHASED-IN BASIS FOR CONTRIBUTIONS MADE TO NONPROFIT EDUCATION FOUNDATIONS THAT PROVIDE ACADEMIC ASSISTANCE GRANTS FOR CHILDREN WHO ATTEND PUBLIC OR NONGOVERNMENT SCHOOLS, A MAJORITY OF WHOM MUST QUALIFY FOR NEEDS-BASED ASSISTANCE, AND TO PROVIDE THE PROCEDURES FOR, AND CONDITIONS AND LIMITATIONS OF, THESE INCOME TAX CREDITS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Other proceedings

H. 3173 -- Reps. Law and Merrill: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 21, TITLE 50, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO EQUIPMENT AND THE OPERATION OF WATERCRAFT, BY ADDING SECTION 50-21-142 SO AS TO ESTABLISH A NO WAKE ZONE ON A PORTION OF THE COOPER RIVER LYING BETWEEN CHANNEL MARKER 13 IN THE VICINITY OF PIMLICO PLANTATION AND THE WATER CHECK STATION IN THE VICINITY OF BLUFF PLANTATION.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Point of Order
Ratified

H. 3174 -- Reps. Wilkins, Coates, Davenport, Vaughn, Whatley, Simrill, Altman, Robinson, Owens, Gilham and Tripp: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-29-35 SO AS TO ESTABLISH "SOUTH CAROLINA HOME SCHOOL AWARENESS WEEK " EACH YEAR TO RECOGNIZE AND BRING ATTENTION TO THE MANY FAMILIES IN SOUTH CAROLINA WHO EDUCATE THEIR CHILDREN AT HOME AS PROVIDED BY LAW, AND TO PROVIDE THAT ALL HOME SCHOOL STUDENTS IN THIS STATE AND THEIR PARENTS, GUARDIANS, AND TEACHERS SHALL BE ADMITTED WITHOUT CHARGE TO ALL PARKS, MUSEUMS, SCIENCE CENTERS, PLANETARIUMS, AND EDUCATIONAL FACILITIES OWNED BY OR UNDER THE CONTROL OF ANY STATE AGENCY, DEPARTMENT, OR INSTITUTION WHICH CHARGES A FEE FOR ADMISSION IN ORDER TO FURTHER THE EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES OF HOME SCHOOL STUDENTS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended

H. 3175 -- Reps. Clyburn, Wilder, Cobb-Hunter and Whipper: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 9-1-1795, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE EXEMPTION FROM THE EARNINGS LIMITATION FOR RETIRED CERTIFIED TEACHERS EMPLOYED IN GEOGRAPHIC OR CRITICAL ACADEMIC NEED AREAS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT BEGINNING JULY 1, 2001, ANY RETIRED CERTIFIED SCHOOL TEACHER OR CERTIFIED EMPLOYEE MAY BE EMPLOYED IN A SCHOOL OR SCHOOL DISTRICT WHICH IS IN A CRITICAL GEOGRAPHIC NEED AREA OR HAS RECEIVED A 'BELOW AVERAGE' OR 'UNSATISFACTORY' ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE RATING PURSUANT TO THE EDUCATION ACCOUNTABILITY ACT WITHOUT PENALTY FROM THE SOUTH CAROLINA RETIREMENT SYSTEM; AND TO AMEND SECTION 9-9-110, RELATING TO THE EFFECT OF THE RETURN TO STATE SERVICE OF A BENEFICIARY OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY RETIREMENT SYSTEM, SO AS TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THE ELECTIONS AVAILABLE TO A PERSON RECEIVING GENERAL ASSEMBLY RETIREMENT BENEFITS WHO RETURNS TO SERVICE AS A MEMBER OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Proposed Amendment
Point of Order
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 3176 -- Reps. Wilkins, Cato, Davenport, Vaughn, Sandifer, Walker, Altman, Robinson and Merrill: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 7, TITLE 41, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO LABOR, EMPLOYMENT, AND THE RIGHT TO WORK, BY ADDING SECTION 41-7-100 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE PROVISIONS OF CHAPTER 7, TITLE 41, APPLY TO PUBLIC EMPLOYERS AND EMPLOYEES AND TO LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT IN THE PUBLIC SECTOR AS WELL AS TO PRIVATE EMPLOYERS AND EMPLOYEES AND TO LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT IN THE PRIVATE SECTOR.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3177 -- Rep. Wilkins, W.D. Smith, Cato, Harrell, Harrison, Sharpe, J. Brown, Townsend and Kelley: 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 2001 SESSION OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3178 -- Rep. Bowers: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO HONOR MR. AND MRS. HENRY WRIGHT OF VARNVILLE FOR THE WONDROUS AND JOYOUS EVENT OF CELEBRATING THEIR FIFTIETH WEDDING ANNIVERSARY ON NOVEMBER 19, 2000.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3179 -- Rep. J. Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION EXPRESSING THE PROFOUND SORROW OF THE MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES UPON THE DEATH OF THOMAS DANA WOODRUM II OF NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, AND EXTENDING DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO HIS FAMILY AND MANY FRIENDS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3180 -- Reps. Sharpe and Koon: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO HONOR JAMES HUGH RYAN FOR HIS DEDICATED SERVICE TO THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA OVER MANY YEARS WITH THE SOUTH CAROLINA FORESTRY COMMISSION AND TO CONGRATULATE HIM ON THE OCCASION OF HIS RETIREMENT FROM THE SOUTH CAROLINA FORESTRY COMMISSION AND AS STATE FORESTER OF SOUTH CAROLINA.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3181 -- Reps. Knotts, Carnell, Barrett, Cobb-Hunter, J.H. Neal, Townsend, Sharpe, Kennedy, Clyburn, Davenport and Huggins: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION EXPRESSING THE APPRECIATION OF THE MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY FOR THE WORK OF THE STAFF OF THE OFFICE OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT OF THE STATE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD FOR THEIR OUTSTANDING WORK IN ADMINISTRATION OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA WATER QUALITY REVOLVING FUND AUTHORITY ACT, AND TO CONGRATULATE ITS DIRECTOR, MIKE GULLEDGE, AND HIS ABLE STAFF FOR THE RECOGNITION THEIR HARD WORK AND GOOD MANAGEMENT HAS BROUGHT ON BEING CITED BY THE UNITED STATES ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY AS A "BEST PRACTICES " MODEL FOR OTHER STATES' ADMINISTRATION OF SIMILAR PROGRAMS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3182 -- Reps. Knotts: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO MRS. RHONDA LUCAS WOODS ON WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 10, 2001, AT A TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER FOR THE PURPOSE OF BEING RECOGNIZED FOR BEING CHOSEN MRS. SOUTH CAROLINA AMERICA 2000.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3183 -- Rep. Harvin: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE VAN BREWER OF MANNING ON THE OCCASION OF HIS BEING NAMED THE RECIPIENT OF THE 2000 CLARENDON COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE BUSINESS PERSON OF THE YEAR AWARD.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3184 -- Rep. Harvin: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND AND CONGRATULATE WILLIAM R. "BUDDY " JENNINGS OF CHAPIN FOR HIS MANY YEARS OF DEDICATED SERVICE AS AN EMPLOYEE AND DIRECTOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF PARKS, RECREATION AND TOURISM ON THE OCCASION OF HIS RETIREMENT, AND TO WISH HIM AND HIS FAMILY MUCH HAPPINESS IN THE YEARS TO COME.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3185 -- Rep. Harvin: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND BARBARA WILLIAMS JENKINS, PH.D. FOR HER MANY YEARS OF DEDICATED SERVICE AS DEAN OF LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SERVICES AT SOUTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY, AND FOR HER WORK TO PRESERVE BLACK HISTORY, AND TO CONGRATULATE HER ON THE OCCASION OF HER INDUCTION INTO THE SOUTH CAROLINA BLACK HALL OF FAME.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3186 -- Rep. Frye: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION EXPRESSING THE DEEPEST SYMPATHY OF THE MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO THE FAMILY AND MANY FRIENDS OF THE HONORABLE HUBERT EUGENE LONG OF BATESBURG-LEESVILLE WHO PASSED AWAY ON THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 2000, AND TO RECOGNIZE HIS MANY ACHIEVEMENTS AND DEDICATED SERVICE TO HIS COMMUNITY AND STATE.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3187 -- Reps. Scott, Allen, Allison, Altman, Askins, Bales, Barfield, Barrett, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Campsen, Carnell, Cato, Chellis, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb- Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Easterday, Edge, Emory, Fleming, Freeman, Frye, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Hamilton, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Hayes, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jennings, Keegan, Kelley, Kennedy, Kirsh, Klauber, Knotts, Koon, Law, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Meacham-Richardson, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Riser, Rivers, Robinson, Rodgers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Sharpe, Sheheen, Simrill, Sinclair, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Snow, Stille, Stuart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Vaughn, Walker, Webb, Weeks, Whatley, Whipper, White, Wilder, Wilkins, Witherspoon, A. Young and J. Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE DR. JOSEPH H. MILLER OF RICHLAND COUNTY ON HIS RETIREMENT AFTER MORE THAN THIRTY-SIX YEARS OF DEVOTED SERVICE AS A PRACTICING PARTNER WITH COLUMBIA UROLOGICAL ASSOCIATES, AND TO EXTEND BEST WISHES TO HIM FOR A HEALTHY AND FRUITFUL RETIREMENT.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3188 -- Reps. W.D. Smith, Allison, Davenport, Lee, Littlejohn, Sinclair, Talley, Vaughn, Walker and Wilder: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE SPARTANBURG COUNTY FOR ITS MANY ACCOMPLISHMENTS AND TO DECLARE FEBRUARY 13, 2001, AS "SPARTANBURG COUNTY DAY " IN SOUTH CAROLINA.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3189 -- 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. 3190 -- Reps. Keegan, Barfield, Edge, Kelley, Miller and Witherspoon: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO NAME HIGHWAY 544 RUNNING FROM THE HIGHWAY 501 BYPASS IN CONWAY TO HIGHWAY 17 BUSINESS IN SURFSIDE THE "CORPORAL DENNIS LYDEN MEMORIAL HIGHWAY " IN MEMORY OF CORPORAL DENNIS LYDEN, WHO WAS KILLED IN THE LINE OF DUTY ON JUNE 5, 2000, WHILE MAKING A TRAFFIC STOP THERE, AND TO INSTALL APPROPRIATE MARKERS OR SIGNS ON THE HIGHWAY CONTAINING THE WORDS THE "CORPORAL DENNIS LYDEN MEMORIAL HIGHWAY " IN MEMORY OF CORPORAL LYDEN'S DEDICATION, LOVE, AND SERVICE TO THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA AND HORRY COUNTY.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3191 -- Reps. Wilkins, W.D. Smith, Harrison, Harrell, J. Brown, Cato, Sharpe, Townsend and Kelley: 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 17, 2001, IN THE CHAMBER OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3192 -- Reps. Wilkins, Harrison, Harrell, Sharpe, Cato, Townsend, J. Brown, W.D. Smith, Allen, Allison, Altman, Askins, Bales, Barfield, Barrett, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Campsen, Carnell, Chellis, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Easterday, Edge, Emory, Fleming, Freeman, Frye, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Hamilton, Harvin, Hayes, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jennings, Keegan, Kelley, Kennedy, Kirsh, Klauber, Knotts, Koon, Law, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Meacham-Richardson, Merrill, Miller, Moody- Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Riser, Rivers, Robinson, Rodgers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sheheen, Simrill, Sinclair, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, Snow, Stille, Stuart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Tripp, Trotter, Vaughn, Walker, Webb, Weeks, Whatley, Whipper, White, Wilder, Witherspoon, A. Young and J. Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE DEEPEST SYMPATHY OF THE MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO THE FAMILY AND MANY FRIENDS OF SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE TERRY HASKINS OF GREENVILLE, ONE OF THE MOST RESPECTED AND BELOVED MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, WHO, AFTER A VALIANT AND EXTENDED STRUGGLE, PASSED AWAY ON OCTOBER 24, 2000.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3193 -- Rep. Knotts: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND MRS. RHONDA LUCAS WOODS FOR HER DEDICATION AS A SOUTH CAROLINA WIFE, MOTHER, AND GRANDMOTHER, TO THANK HER FOR HER WORK IN NUMEROUS COMMUNITY SERVICE PROJECTS, AND TO CONGRATULATE HER ON BEING CHOSEN MRS. SOUTH CAROLINA AMERICA 2000.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3194 -- Reps. Limehouse, Allen, Allison, Altman, Askins, Bales, Barfield, Barrett, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Campsen, Carnell, Cato, Chellis, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Easterday, Edge, Emory, Fleming, Freeman, Frye, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Hamilton, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Hayes, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jennings, Keegan, Kelley, Kennedy, Kirsh, Klauber, Knotts, Koon, Law, Leach, Lee, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Meacham-Richardson, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Riser, Rivers, Robinson, Rodgers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sharpe, Sheheen, Simrill, Sinclair, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Snow, Stille, Stuart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Vaughn, Walker, Webb, Weeks, Whatley, Whipper, White, Wilder, Wilkins, Witherspoon, A. Young and J. Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND THE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA, HEAD FOOTBALL COACH LOU HOLTZ, HIS STAFF, AND THE ENTIRE GAMECOCK FOOTBALL TEAM ON A TREMENDOUS WINNING SEASON AND TO CONGRATULATE THEM ON THEIR VICTORY IN THE 2001 OUTBACK BOWL IN TAMPA, FLORIDA.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3195 -- Reps. J. Young, G. Brown, J.H. Neal, G.M. Smith, Weeks and Harvin: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE THE MANY ACCOMPLISHMENTS AND COMMENDABLE COMMUNITY SERVICE OF RAY REICH WHO HAS OWNED AND OPERATED THREE RADIO STATIONS SERVING SUMTER, CLARENDON, AND LEE COUNTIES, AND WHO RECENTLY ANNOUNCED THE SALE OF HIS BROADCASTING BUSINESS AND TO WISH HIM GODSPEED IN HIS FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3196 -- Rep. Miller: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 50-5-1505, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO SEASONS, TAKE AND SIZE LIMITS FOR SHAD, HERRING, AND STURGEON, SO AS TO CHANGE THE OPENING DATE FOR THE SEASON FOR TAKING SHAD IN A PORTION OF THE WINYAH BAY DRAINAGE SYSTEM FROM FEBRUARY 15 TO FEBRUARY 1.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Ratified

H. 3197 -- Rep. Kirsh: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THROUGH JULY 1, 2002, THE DATE FOR FILING A CLAIM FOR REFUND OF SOUTH CAROLINA INDIVIDUAL INCOME TAX PAID ON RETIREMENT INCOME RECEIVED BY A TAXPAYER IN TAXABLE YEARS 1994 THROUGH 1998 WHO CLAIMED NO RETIREMENT INCOME DEDUCTION IN THOSE YEARS OR WHO FAILED TO EXERCISE THE RETIREMENT INCOME ELECTION THEN APPLICABLE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3198 -- Reps. Carnell and Klauber: A BILL TO AUTHORIZE SCHOOL DISTRICTS 50 AND 51 OF GREENWOOD COUNTY TO CHARGE AND COLLECT INCIDENTAL FEES FROM PUPILS AND TO PROVIDE A WAIVER OF THESE FEES UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Ratified

H. 3199 -- Reps. Bowers: 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

H. 3200 -- Rep. Campsen: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 2-1-240 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT ALL POWERS, DUTIES, AND RESPONSIBILITIES GRANTED TO A COUNTY LEGISLATIVE DELEGATION WHICH AFFECT ONLY ONE COUNTY ARE DEVOLVED UPON THE GOVERNING BODY OF THAT COUNTY, AND TO PROVIDE THAT ALL POWERS, DUTIES, AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF LEGISLATIVE DELEGATIONS WITH REGARD TO STATEWIDE OR REGIONAL ENTITIES COMPRISING MORE THAN ONE COUNTY ARE DEVOLVED UPON THE APPROPRIATE COUNTY GOVERNING BODY OR BODIES FROM THOSE COUNTIES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3201 -- Reps. Klauber, Carnell, Martin, Parks, Stille, Taylor, Thompson, Townsend, Trotter, White and Wilder: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 59-103-10, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE STATE COMMISSION ON HIGHER EDUCATION, SO AS TO ADD ONE NONVOTING AT-LARGE MEMBER APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR UPON THE ADVICE AND CONSENT OF THE SENATE TO REPRESENT THE GREENWOOD GENETIC CENTER ON THE COMMISSION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3202 -- Reps. Campsen, Altman, R. Brown, Cato, Chellis, Cotty, Dantzler, Easterday, Hamilton, Harrell, Hinson, Law, Leach, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Loftis, Lucas, Merrill, Perry, Quinn, Rice, Robinson, Scarborough, Simrill, Sinclair, D.C. Smith, W.D. Smith, Stille, Tripp, J. Young and White: A BILL TO ENACT THE MARRIAGE PENALTY TAX RELIEF ACT BY AMENDING SECTION 12-6-510, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO TAX RATES AND BRACKETS APPLICABLE TO INDIVIDUALS, ESTATES, AND TRUSTS FOR PURPOSES OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA INCOME TAX ACT, SO AS TO ALLOCATE EQUALLY BETWEEN SPOUSES SOUTH CAROLINA TAXABLE INCOME REPORTED ON A JOINT RETURN AND APPLY THE RATES AND BRACKETS SEPARATELY TO EACH INCOME THEREBY REDUCING THE STATE INCOME TAX LIABILITY FOR MARRIED COUPLES FILING JOINT RETURNS; TO REPEAL SECTION 12-6-3330, RELATING TO THE TWO WAGE EARNER CREDIT FOR MARRIED INDIVIDUALS FILING JOINT RETURNS MADE OBSOLETE BY THE PROVISIONS OF THIS ACT, AND TO PHASE IN THESE PROVISIONS OVER FIVE TAXABLE YEARS BEGINNING WITH THE 2001 TAXABLE YEAR.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3203 -- Reps. Townsend, Allison, Barrett, Carnell, Cooper, Gilham, Hamilton, Harrell, Hayes, J. Hines, Huggins, Jennings, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Martin, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.M. Neal, Rodgers, Sandifer, Sharpe, Sinclair, D.C. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Stille, Stuart, Thompson, Walker, Webb, White, Wilder, Wilkins and Witherspoon: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND THE SOUTH CAROLINA TEACHERS CERTIFIED BY THE NATIONAL BOARD FOR PROFESSIONAL TEACHING STANDARDS AS OBTAINING THE HIGHEST PROFESSIONAL CREDENTIAL IN THE FIELD OF TEACHING AND TO THANK THEM FOR THEIR DEDICATION TO THEIR STUDENTS AND THE TEACHING PROFESSION.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3204 -- 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. 3205 -- Rep. Altman: 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. 3206 -- 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 PENALTIES FOR VIOLATION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3207 -- Reps. Altman, Leach and Loftis: A BILL TO ENACT THE "SCHOOL TEACHER AUTHORITY ACT OF 2001 " BY ADDING SECTION 59-63-245 TO THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT SCHOOL TEACHERS SHALL HAVE THE AUTHORITY TO SUSPEND STUDENTS FROM ONE TO FIVE DAYS ON THEIR OWN AUTHORITY FOR VIOLATIONS OF SCHOOL DISCIPLINARY CODES FOR OFFENSES WHICH WARRANT SUSPENSION AND TO PROVIDE THAT STUDENTS SO SUSPENDED SHALL RECEIVE NO CREDIT FOR WORK MISSED AND NO MAKEUP WORK SHALL BE ALLOWED.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3208 -- Rep. Altman: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO REQUIRE A BINDING REFERENDUM TO BE PLACED ON THE BALLOT OF CHARLESTON COUNTY AT A SPECIAL ELECTION IN 2001 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. 3209 -- Rep. Altman: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 12-6-3600 SO AS TO AUTHORIZE STATE INCOME TAX CREDITS UP TO FIVE HUNDRED DOLLARS A YEAR ON A PHASED-IN BASIS FOR CONTRIBUTIONS MADE TO NONPROFIT FOUNDATIONS FOR PUBLIC SCHOOLS FOR SCHOOL AND STUDENT SUPPORT AND TO NONPROFIT SCHOLARSHIP FUNDING ORGANIZATIONS THAT PROVIDE GRANTS FOR CHILDREN, A MAJORITY OF WHOM MUST QUALIFY FOR NEEDS-BASED GRANTS, TO ATTEND NONGOVERNMENT FUNDED, MANAGED, AND OPERATED SCHOOLS OF THEIR CHOICE, AND TO PROVIDE THE PROCEDURES FOR, AND CONDITIONS AND LIMITATIONS OF THESE INCOME TAX CREDITS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3210 -- 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. 3211 -- Rep. Altman: A BILL TO CREATE SEVEN INDEPENDENT AND AUTONOMOUS SCHOOL DISTRICTS IN CHARLESTON COUNTY AS OF JANUARY 1, 2003, 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 2002; 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. 3212 -- 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. 3213 -- 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 .
Introduced and Committed

H. 3214 -- Rep. Altman: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROPRIATE TWO HUNDRED TWO THOUSAND DOLLARS FROM THE GENERAL FUND OF THE STATE, REPRESENTING ONE DOLLAR FOR EACH SOUTH CAROLINIAN WHO SERVED IN THE ARMED FORCES OF THE UNITED STATES DURING WORLD WAR II AS THIS STATE'S CONTRIBUTION TOWARD THE CONSTRUCTION OF THE NATIONAL WORLD WAR II MEMORIAL ON THE MALL IN WASHINGTON, D.C.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3215 -- Rep. Altman: A BILL TO AMEND TITLE 1, CHAPTER 1, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE ADMINISTRATION OF GOVERNMENT, BY ADDING ARTICLE 23 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT NO PROVISION OF LAW OR REGULATION, NO POLICY, PROCEDURE, OR GOVERNMENTAL ACTION OF A STATE ENTITY OR POLITICAL SUBDIVISION OF THE STATE, AND NO FUNDS APPROPRIATED PURSUANT TO STATE LAW MAY GRANT PREFERENTIAL TREATMENT TO AN INDIVIDUAL OR GROUP BASED ON THE CRITERION OF RACE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3216 -- 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 9 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. 3217 -- Rep. Altman: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 30-4-20 CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS OF TERMS USED IN THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEFINITION OF THE TERM "MEETING " IS A CORPORAL CONVENING OF THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE BODY AND TO DELETE CONVENING BY MEANS OF ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT EXCEPT IN THE CASE OF A NATURAL OR DECLARED DISASTER.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3218 -- Rep. Altman: A BILL TO ENACT THE "SOLICITOR'S CERTIFICATION ACT OF 2001 " BY INCLUDING A PROVISION TO AMEND ARTICLE 3, CHAPTER 7, TITLE 1, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO SOLICITORS, BY ADDING SECTION 1-7-345 SO AS TO REQUIRE THE SOLICITOR, BEFORE CALLING A CRIMINAL CASE FOR TRIAL, TO CERTIFY IN WRITING THAT IT IS THE SOLICITOR'S PROFESSIONAL OPINION THAT A JURY, UPON THE TRIAL OF THIS PARTICULAR CASE, WILL MORE LIKELY THAN NOT RETURN A VERDICT OF GUILTY, TO PROVIDE THE CERTIFICATION TO THE COURT AND COUNSEL FOR THE DEFENDANT, AND TO RECORD IT IN THE SOLICITOR'S OFFICE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3219 -- Rep. Altman: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 3, TITLE 2, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE ORGANIZATION OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY BY ADDING SECTION 2-3-115, SO AS TO ESTABLISH THE HONORARY POSITION OF SPEAKER EMERITUS, TO PROVIDE THAT THE POSITION IS HELD BY ANY PERSON WHO SERVED AS SPEAKER SUBSEQUENT TO HIS SERVICE IN THE HOUSE, TO PROVIDE THE SPEAKER EMERITUS MAY PERFORM SUCH FUNCTIONS AND DUTIES AS ASSIGNED BY THE SPEAKER AND ALLOWED BY LAW, AND TO PROVIDE A SPECIAL LICENSE PLATE FOR THE SPEAKER EMERITUS; AND TO AMEND SECTION 2-3-110, RELATING TO THE SPEAKER AS CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, SO AS TO AUTHORIZE THE SPEAKER, AS ALLOWED BY LAW, TO APPROVE EXPENSE MONEY, STATIONERY, AND A PARKING SPACE IN THE MCEACHERN PARKING FACILITY FOR EACH SPEAKER EMERITUS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3220 -- Rep. Quinn: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-36-120, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO WHOLESALE SALES, SO AS TO DEFINE SALES OF ELECTRICITY, MACHINERY, AND CHEMICALS TO STATE OR LOCAL POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONS FOR THE PRODUCTION OF DRINKING WATER AND FOR THE TREATMENT OF MUNICIPAL WASTE CONTAINING THIRTY-FIVE PERCENT OR MORE INDUSTRIAL OR MANUFACTURING WASTE AS WHOLESALE SALES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3221 -- Rep. Quinn: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-36-90, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO GROSS PROCEEDS OF SALES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE TERM DOES NOT APPLY TO FEES IMPOSED BY A RETAILER ON A CUSTOMER WHO MAKES A LATE PAYMENT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3222 -- 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. 3223 -- 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. 3224 -- Reps. Altman and Knotts: 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
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Amended
Amended
Proposed Amendment
Request for Debate
Other proceedings
Point of Order

H. 3225 -- Rep. Altman: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 9, TITLE 39, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO WEIGHTS AND MEASURES, BY ADDING SECTION 39-9-75 SO AS TO ENACT THE "BAR CODE AND SCALE ACCURACY ACT OF 2001 ", TO DEFINE "AUTOMATED RETAIL CHECKOUT SYSTEM ", TO PROVIDE FOR THE DISCRETIONARY AND MANDATORY EXAMINATION OF THE OPERATION OF AUTOMATED RETAIL CHECKOUT SYSTEMS BY THE COMMISSIONER OF AGRICULTURE FOR THE PURPOSE OF ENSURING PRICE CONFORMITY WITH ADVERTISED AND DISPLAYED PRICES, AND TO PROVIDE FOR CRIMINAL FINES AND CIVIL CITATIONS FOR VIOLATIONS OF THIS SECTION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3226 -- Rep. Altman: 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.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3227 -- Reps. Altman and Neilson: 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; AND TO AMEND SECTION 12-37-250, RELATING TO THE HOMESTEAD EXEMPTION FROM REAL PROPERTY TAXES, SO AS TO REFLECT THE ALLOWANCE INCREASE FROM TWENTY THOUSAND DOLLARS TO FIFTY THOUSAND DOLLARS.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recalled
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 3228 -- Rep. Altman: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 62-5-433, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO JURISDICTIONAL AMOUNTS IN CLAIMS FOR AND AGAINST MINORS AND INCAPACITATED PERSONS, SO AS TO RAISE THE JURISDICTIONAL AMOUNT BELOW WHICH THESE CLAIMS MAY BE HEARD IN PROBATE COURT FROM TWENTY-FIVE THOUSAND TO THIRTY-FIVE THOUSAND DOLLARS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3229 -- Rep. Altman: 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 CREDIT 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 CREDIT 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. 3230 -- 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.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3231 -- Rep. Altman: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 111, TITLE 59, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO SCHOLARSHIPS, BY ADDING SECTION 59-111-70 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE PERIOD IN WHICH AN ELIGIBLE STUDENT MUST ENROLL IN AN ELIGIBLE INSTITUTION OR TAKE ANY OTHER ACTION TO OBTAIN A STATE SPONSORED SCHOLARSHIP, TUITION ASSISTANCE, OR ANY OTHER FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE FOR SECONDARY OR POST SECONDARY EDUCATION IS TOLLED DURING ANY PERIOD THE ELIGIBLE STUDENT PERFORMS ACTIVE DUTY OR ACTIVE DUTY FOR TRAINING IN THE NATIONAL GUARD OR IN ANY BRANCH OF THE ARMED FORCES OF THE UNITED STATES, AND TO PROVIDE FOR RETROACTIVE APPLICATION OF THIS TOLLING PROVISION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3232 -- 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, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE JUSTICE ELECTED AS THE CHIEF JUSTICE IS ELIGIBLE TO BE REELECTED; 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, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE JUDGE ELECTED AS THE CHIEF JUDGE IS ELIGIBLE TO BE REELECTED; TO AMEND SECTION 14-8-20 AND SECTION 14-8-30 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; AND TO PROVIDE THAT THESE PROVISIONS DO NOT APPLY TO THE CHIEF JUSTICE OR THE CHIEF JUDGE SERVING ON THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS ACT DURING THAT JUSTICE'S OR JUDGE'S TENURE IN OFFICE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3233 -- 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; TO AMEND SECTION 2-19-30, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE HEARINGS HELD BY THE COMMISSION, SO AS TO ADD 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. 3234 -- Rep. Altman: 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 SECURITY 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. 3235 -- Reps. Talley, Coleman, Harrell, Littlejohn, Owens, Sinclair and Weeks: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-25-65 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT BEGINNING WITH SCHOOL YEAR 2001-2002, THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION FROM EDUCATION IMPROVEMENT ACT FUNDS SHALL DISBURSE TO THE SEVERAL SCHOOL DISTRICTS OF THIS STATE FUNDS SUFFICIENT TO GRANT TO ALL CERTIFIED TEACHERS WHO ARE EMPLOYED AS OF AUGUST THIRTIETH OF THAT YEAR BY A SCHOOL DISTRICT TO TEACH IN THE CLASSROOM TWO HUNDRED DOLLARS FOR THAT SCHOOL YEAR TO OFFSET EXPENSES INCURRED BY THEM FOR TEACHING SUPPLIES AND MATERIALS DIRECTLY RELATED TO THE EDUCATION OF THE STUDENTS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3236 -- Reps. Witherspoon, Frye and Littlejohn: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 11, TITLE 50, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PROTECTION OF GAME, BY ADDING SECTION 50-11-315, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT HUNTERS MUST WEAR A HAT, SHIRT, COAT, OR VEST OF SOLID VISIBLE INTERNATIONAL ORANGE DURING GUN AND MUZZLELOADER HUNTING SEASONS FOR DEER, AND TO PROVIDE EXCEPTIONS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3237 -- Reps. Witherspoon, Frye and Littlejohn: 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 REMOVE THE PROHIBITION ON THE USE OF BREAM AS BAIT ON CERTAIN TROTLINES AFTER JUNE 30, 2001, ON THE EDISTO, BLACK, SAMPIT, BIG PEE DEE, LITTLE PEE DEE, LUMBER, AND WACCAMAW RIVERS, AND TO ALSO REMOVE THE PROHIBITION ON THE USE OF BREAM AS BAIT ON TROTLINES AFTER JUNE 30, 2001, ON THE BLACK, BIG PEE DEE, LITTLE PEE DEE, LUMBER, AND WACCAMAW RIVERS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Senate Amendments Amended
Debate Adjourned
Point of Order
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Message from Senate
Ratified

H. 3238 -- Rep. Kirsh: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 56-5-2785 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IT IS UNLAWFUL FOR A DRIVER OF A MOTOR VEHICLE TO FAIL TO STOP WHEN SIGNALED TO STOP BY A ROAD GUARD IN A SCHOOL ZONE, TO PROVIDE THAT A VIOLATION OF THIS PROVISION IS A MISDEMEANOR AND A VIOLATOR MAY BE FINED AND IMPRISONED, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE PLACEMENT OF SIGNS IN SCHOOL ZONES THAT INFORM MOTORISTS OF THE HOURS A ROAD GUARD IS ON DUTY AND THE PENALTY FOR FAILING TO STOP WHEN A ROAD GUARD SIGNALS A MOTORIST TO STOTHER PROCEEDINGS
Introduced and Committed

H. 3239 -- Rep. Kirsh: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-2950, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO A DRIVER'S IMPLIED CONSENT TO BE SUBJECTED TO ALCOHOL AND DRUG TESTS IF HE IS ARRESTED FOR CERTAIN MOTOR VEHICLE DRIVING VIOLATIONS, SO AS TO DELETE THE PROVISION THAT REQUIRES THAT BEFORE A BREATH TEST IS ADMINISTERED, A TEN ONE-HUNDREDTHS OF ONE PERCENT SIMULATOR TEST MUST BE PERFORMED AND THE RESULT MUST REFLECT A CERTAIN READING, AND PROVIDE THAT BEFORE THE BREATH TEST IS ADMINISTERED, A SIMULATOR TEST MUST BE PERFORMED ACCORDING TO SLED'S PROCEDURES AND STANDARDS; AND TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-2953, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE VIDEOTAPING OF THE INCIDENT SITE AND BREATH SITE WHEN A PERSON IS SUSPECTED OF OPERATING A MOTOR VEHICLE WHILE UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF DRUGS, ALCOHOL, OR A COMBINATION OF BOTH, SO AS TO DELETE THE PROVISION THAT REQUIRES THAT THE VIDEOTAPING OF AN INCIDENT SITE MUST CONCLUDE AFTER THE ARREST OF THE PERSON.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3240 -- Reps. Altman, Limehouse, Campsen, Scarborough and Whatley: A BILL TO AMEND ACT 340 OF 1967, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE CHARLESTON COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT, SO AS TO REQUIRE THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE CHARLESTON SCHOOL DISTRICT TO SUBMIT ITS PROPOSED BUDGETS TO THE COUNTY COUNCIL FOR REVIEW ON OR BEFORE JUNE THIRTIETH OF EACH YEAR, TO REQUIRE THE BOARD TO REQUEST A TAX LEVY IN EXCESS OF NINETY MILLS BY A RESOLUTION DIRECTED TO THE CHARLESTON COUNTY COUNCIL ADOPTED BY AT LEAST A TWO-THIRD MAJORITY ON TWO READINGS AT MEETINGS ON TWO SEPARATE DAYS, TO DEVOLVE FROM THE CHARLESTON COUNTY LEGISLATIVE DELEGATION TO THE CHARLESTON COUNTY COUNCIL THE AUTHORITY TO LEVY IN EXCESS OF NINETY MILLS IN PROPERTY TAXES FOR SCHOOL OPERATIONS, TO REQUIRE THIS APPROVAL TO BE EXERCISED BY AN ORDINANCE ADOPTED BY AT LEAST A TWO-THIRDS MAJORITY, AND TO REQUIRE THE BOARD TO PROVIDE COUNCIL WITH THE FINANCIAL INFORMATION THE COUNCIL REQUESTS IN CONNECTION WITH THE REQUEST.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings

H. 3241 -- Reps. Altman, Campsen, Limehouse and Scarborough: A BILL TO DEVOLVE THE AUTHORITY FOR APPOINTMENTS AND RECOMMENDATIONS FOR APPOINTMENTS FOR BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS FROM THE LEGISLATIVE DELEGATION REPRESENTING CHARLESTON COUNTY TO THE GOVERNING BODY OF CHARLESTON COUNTY AND TO PROVIDE EXCEPTIONS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3242 -- Rep. Altman: A BILL TO AMEND ACT 1595 OF 1972, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE CHARLESTON COUNTY PARK AND RECREATION DISTRICT, SO AS TO INCREASE THE TERMS OF OFFICE OF MEMBERS OF THE COMMISSION FROM TWO YEARS TO FOUR YEARS BEGINNING WITH APPOINTMENTS MADE ON OR AFTER JANUARY 1, 2002.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3243 -- Rep. W.D. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 15-41-30, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PROPERTY EXEMPTED FROM ATTACHMENT, LEVY, AND SALE, SO AS TO DELETE LIMITS ON THE EXEMPTION FOR CERTAIN INDIVIDUAL RETIREMENT ACCOUNTS, ANNUITIES, AND TRUSTS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3244 - Rules Committee: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO AMEND THE RULES OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, BY ADDING RULE 1.12 SO AS TO AUTHORIZE THE SPEAKER TO RESCHEDULE A REGULARLY SCHEDULED SESSION WHEN, IN HIS OPINION, IT WOULD BE IMPRACTICAL OR DANGEROUS TO HOLD ONE DUE TO AN EMERGENCY; BY ADDING RULE 10.10 SO AS TO PREVENT PAGERS, CELL PHONES, AND OTHER PERSONAL COMMUNICATION DEVICES FROM INTERFERING WITH THE OPERATIONS OF THE HOUSE, ITS COMMITTEES, AND SUBCOMMITTEES THROUGH THE IMPOSITION OF CERTAIN LIMITATIONS OR RESTRICTIONS ON THEIR USE; TO AMEND RULE 1.5 RELATING TO THE AUTHORITY OF THE SPEAKER TO DECIDE POINTS OF ORDER, SO AS TO PROVIDE A METHOD BY WHICH MEMBERS MAY WITHDRAW THEM; AND TO AMEND RULE 5.3B., RELATING TO GERMANENESS AND AMENDMENTS TO THE GENERAL AND SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATIONS BILLS, SO AS TO DECREASE FROM TEN TO FIVE MILLION DOLLARS THE THRESHOLD AMOUNT FOR AN AMENDMENT WHICH HAS THE EFFECT OF APPROPRIATING FUNDS IN THAT AMOUNT AND REQUIRING THAT IN THE AMENDMENT BE INCLUDED A CORRESPONDING APPROPRIATION REDUCTION OR REVENUE INCREASE WITHIN THE SAME SECTION, AND REQUIRE THAT THE WRITTEN EXPLANATION WHICH MUST ACCOMPANY THE AMENDMENT BE SPECIFIC WHEN THE APPROPRIATION REDUCTIONS AND/OR REVENUE INCREASES COME FROM DIFFERENT SECTIONS IN THE BILL.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3245 -- Rep. Altman: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO AMEND RULE 3.9 OF THE RULES OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, RELATING TO THE PROCEDURE FOR RETURNING MEMBERS TO THE STATE HOUSE AND BARRING MEMBERS FROM LEAVING THE STATE HOUSE WHEN A QUORUM IS NOT PRESENT, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT WHEN THIS RULE IS INVOKED THE HOUSE AUTOMATICALLY IS IN RECESS FOR FIVE HOURS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3246 -- Rep. Altman: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO AMEND RULE 5.19 OF THE RULES OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES RELATING TO VARIOUS PROCEDURAL REQUIREMENTS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A REQUEST FOR GRANTING FREE CONFERENCE POWERS MAY NOT BE VOTED ON MORE THAN THREE TIMES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3247 -- Rep. Rodgers: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO AMEND RULE 10.1 OF THE RULES OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, RELATING TO MISCELLANEOUS MATTERS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT CURRENT HOUSE AND SENATE MEMBERS, WHILE THE HOUSE IS IN SESSION, MAY NOT SOLICIT VOTES OR PLEDGES IN THE HOUSE CHAMBER FROM OTHER HOUSE MEMBERS ON THEIR OWN BEHALF OR ON BEHALF OF CANDIDATES THEY SUPPORT FOR OFFICES WHICH ARE FILLED BY ELECTION OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY, AND TO PROVIDE THAT BEFORE THE REPORT ON THE QUALIFICATIONS OF CANDIDATES IS FORMALLY RELEASED, MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE ARE NOT PERMITTED TO MEET IN THE CHAMBER OR ANTECHAMBER TO PREPARE A STRATEGY FOR THE ELECTION OF A PARTICULAR CANDIDATE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3248 -- Rep. Rodgers: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-37-930, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO VALUATION OF PROPERTY FOR PURPOSES OF TAXATION, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE FAIR MARKET VALUE ATTRIBUTED TO THE PROPERTY FOR THAT PURPOSE BE DISPLAYED CONSPICUOUSLY ON THE FACE OF THE PROPERTY TAX NOTICE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3249 -- Rep. Rodgers: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 53-1-5, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE RIGHT OF AN EMPLOYEE OF A BUSINESS TO REFUSE TO WORK ON SUNDAY BECAUSE HE IS A CONSCIENTIOUS OBJECTOR TO SUNDAY WORK, SO AS TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THIS RIGHT TO REFUSE TO WORK ON SUNDAY; AND TO REPEAL SECTIONS 53-1-6 THROUGH 53-1-160 RELATING TO THE PROHIBITION AGAINST THE SALE OF CERTAIN ITEMS ON SUNDAY EXCEPT DURING SPECIFIED HOURS AND THE PROHIBITION AGAINST THE CONDUCT OF CERTAIN WORK OR EVENTS OR THE OPERATION OF SPECIFIC BUSINESSES OR MANUFACTURING ESTABLISHMENTS ON SUNDAY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3250 -- Reps. Rodgers and Gilham: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 7-5-110, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE REQUIREMENT OF REGISTRATION IN ORDER TO VOTE, SO AS TO ADD THAT A PERSON IS NOT ALLOWED TO VOTE IN A PARTISAN PRIMARY ELECTION, PARTISAN PRESIDENTIAL PRIMARY ELECTION, OR PARTISAN ADVISORY REFERENDUM UNLESS THE PERSON HAS REGISTERED AS BEING A MEMBER OF THAT PARTY OR HAS EXECUTED AN AFFIDAVIT AT THE POLLING PLACE FOR THE PRIMARY THAT HE IS A MEMBER OF THAT PARTY; TO AMEND SECTION 7-5-170, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE REQUIREMENTS FOR VOTER REGISTRATION, SO AS TO ADD THE REQUIREMENT OF STATING POLITICAL PARTY AFFILIATION, IF ANY, ON THE FORM AND INCLUDING IT IN THE OATH; AND TO AMEND SECTION 7- 9-20 RELATING TO THE QUALIFICATIONS FOR VOTING IN PRIMARY ELECTIONS, SO AS TO INCLUDE, AS A REQUIREMENT, REGISTERING AS A MEMBER OF THE PARTY, OR EXECUTING AN AFFIDAVIT AT THE PRIMARY POLLING PLACE AFFIRMING THAT THE VOTER IS A MEMBER OF THE POLITICAL PARTY HOLDING THE PRIMARY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3251 -- Reps. Walker, Allison, Littlejohn, W.D. Smith, Lee, Davenport, Sinclair, Talley, Wilder and Stille: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-112-55 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT RESIDENTS OF A COUNTY IN ANOTHER STATE WHICH COUNTY ADJOINS A COUNTY OF THIS STATE IN WHICH A STATE INSTITUTION OF HIGHER LEARNING IS LOCATED SHALL BE ELIGIBLE UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS FOR IN-STATE TUITION RATES FOR UNDERGRADUATE COURSES TAKEN AT THAT INSTITUTION IF THE RESIDENT IS ELIGIBLE FOR IN-STATE TUITION RATES IN HIS STATE OF RESIDENCE AS CERTIFIED BY THE APPROPRIATE EDUCATION OFFICIALS OF HIS STATE OF RESIDENCE, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE INSTITUTION OF HIGHER LEARNING BEFORE GRANTING IN-STATE TUITION RATES TO ANY QUALIFYING OUT-OF-STATE RESIDENT SHALL FIRST ENSURE THAT ALL IN-STATE RESIDENTS WHO MEET THE QUALIFICATIONS FOR ADMISSION TO THE INSTITUTION HAVE FIRST BEEN GRANTED ADMISSION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3252 -- Reps. Davenport, Bingham, Tripp, Easterday, Haskins, Riser, Huggins, Sandifer, Hamilton, Leach, Loftis, Barfield, Altman, Talley, Littlejohn, Cato, Vaughn, Barrett, Sinclair, Robinson, Rice, Simrill, Sharpe, Allison, Delleney, Owens and Cooper: 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 AND THE RIGHT TO EQUAL PROTECTION VEST AT FERTILIZATION.
Introduced and Committed
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H. 3253 -- Rep. Davenport: 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.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3254 - Rep. Davenport: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 56-1-860 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT CERTAIN PERSONS WHO ARE ADJUDICATED GUILTY OF SPEEDING OR ARE INVOLVED IN A MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT IN WHICH THE PERSON IS AT FAULT, MUST COMPLETE A DEFENSIVE DRIVING COURSE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3255 -- Reps. J. Young, G. Brown, Harvin, J.H. Neal, G.M. Smith, Weeks, Allen, Allison, Altman, Askins, Bales, Barfield, Barrett, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Breeland, J. Brown, R. Brown, Campsen, Carnell, Cato, Chellis, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Easterday, Edge, Emory, Fleming, Freeman, Frye, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Hamilton, Harrell, Harrison, Hayes, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jennings, Keegan, Kelley, Kennedy, Kirsh, Klauber, Knotts, Koon, Law, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Meacham-Richardson, Merrill, Miller, Moody- Lawrence, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Riser, Rivers, Robinson, Rodgers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sharpe, Sheheen, Simrill, Sinclair, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Snow, Stille, Stuart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Vaughn, Walker, Webb, Whatley, Whipper, White, Wilder, Wilkins, Witherspoon and A. Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND GIFFORD SHAW FOR THE VALIANT DISPLAY OF HEROISM HE EXHIBITED BY SUBDUING A DERANGED PASSENGER AND SAVING THE LIVES OF THE THREE HUNDRED NINETY-EIGHT PEOPLE ABOARD HIS BRITISH AIRWAYS FLIGHT FROM LONDON TO NAIROBI.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3256 -- Reps. Taylor, Knotts, Bales, Barrett, Bowers, J. Brown, Chellis, Gourdine, Hayes, Hosey, Klauber, Rhoad, Rutherford, Sandifer and D.C. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-1140, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DEDUCTIONS FROM INDIVIDUAL TAXABLE INCOME FOR PURPOSES OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA INCOME TAX ACT, SO AS TO ALLOW A THREE THOUSAND DOLLAR DEDUCTION FOR A RESERVE POLICE OFFICER AND TO PROVIDE THE QUALIFICATIONS NECESSARY TO CLAIM THIS DEDUCTION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3257 -- Reps. Cato, Tripp, Battle, Allison, Bales, Barfield, Barrett, G. Brown, Campsen, Cooper, Dantzler, Easterday, Edge, Fleming, Harrison, Kelley, Klauber, Knotts, Law, Limehouse, Lourie, Martin, Phillips, Rice, Robinson, Sandifer, Stuart, Taylor, Trotter, Webb, Wilder, Witherspoon, Gilham, Rodgers and Hinson: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 58, TITLE 40, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE LICENSURE OF MORTGAGE LOAN BROKERS SO AS TO PLACE THIS BOARD UNDER THE ADMINISTRATION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING AND REGULATION, TO CONFORM THIS CHAPTER TO THE STATUTORY ORGANIZATIONAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE FRAMEWORK ESTABLISHED FOR PROFESSIONAL AND OCCUPATIONAL LICENSING BOARDS AND TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THE LICENSURE AND REGULATION OF INDIVIDUALS AS MORTGAGE LOAN BROKERS.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3258 -- Reps. Kennedy, Allison, J.E. Smith, Askins, Bales, Bowers, J. Brown, Carnell, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Emory, Fleming, Hayes, Hosey, Howard, Lloyd, Lourie, McGee, McLeod, J.M. Neal, Ott, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Scott, Sharpe, Sinclair, W.D. Smith, Snow, Stille, Taylor, Walker, Weeks and Wilder: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-37-220, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO GENERAL EXEMPTIONS FROM PROPERTY TAXES INCLUDING THE EXEMPTION OF A DWELLING HOUSE OF A VETERAN WHO IS DISABLED FROM A SERVICE- CONNECTED DISABILITY, SO AS TO DELETE THE REQUIREMENT THAT THE DISABILITY BE SERVICE CONNECTED AND TO INCLUDE A DEFINITION OF THE TERM "PERMANENTLY AND TOTALLY DISABLED ".
Introduced and Committed

H. 3259 -- Reps. W.D. Smith, Wilkins, Harrison, Harrell, J. Brown, Townsend, Sharpe, Miller and Edge: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 8-13-1355 SO AS TO DEFINE AND REGULATE A PUSH-POLL AND PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
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2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Amended
Amended
Proposed Amendment
Request for Debate
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Point of Order
Point of Order

H. 3260 -- Reps. McGee, Barfield, Barrett, Bowers, Carnell, Coates, Parks, Sandifer, W.D. Smith, Taylor and Wilder: A BILL TO AMEND SECTIONS 12-36-90, 12-36-110, AND 12-36-2120, 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. 3261 -- Reps. Knotts, Cotty, Harrison, Koon, Bingham, Huggins, Quinn and Stuart: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 1-11-720, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO ENTITIES WHOSE EMPLOYEES AND RETIREES ARE ELIGIBLE FOR COVERAGE UNDER THE STATE HEALTH AND DENTAL INSURANCE PLANS, SO AS TO ADD THE RICHLAND-LEXINGTON AIRPORT COMMISSION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3262 -- Rep. Rodgers: 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 DELETE THE LANGUAGE "SUBSTANTIAL BUSINESS CONFLICT " WITHIN THE DEFINITION OF LEGITIMATE NONPOLICITICAL REASON AND 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. 3263 -- 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 ".
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Ratified

H. 3264 -- Reps. G.M. Smith, Allen, Allison, Altman, Askins, Bales, Barfield, Barrett, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Campsen, Carnell, Cato, Chellis, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Easterday, Edge, Emory, Fleming, Freeman, Frye, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Hamilton, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Hayes, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jennings, Keegan, Kelley, Kennedy, Kirsh, Klauber, Knotts, Koon, Law, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Meacham-Richardson, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Riser, Rivers, Robinson, Rodgers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sharpe, Sheheen, Simrill, Sinclair, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Snow, Stille, Stuart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Vaughn, Walker, Webb, Weeks, Whatley, Whipper, White, Wilder, Wilkins, Witherspoon, A. Young and J. Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND CLARKE BYNUM FOR THE VALIANT DISPLAY OF HEROISM HE EXHIBITED BY SUBDUING A DERANGED PASSENGER AND SAVING THE LIVES OF THE THREE HUNDRED NINETY-EIGHT PEOPLE ABOARD HIS BRITISH AIRWAYS FLIGHT FROM LONDON TO NAIROBI.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3265 -- Reps. Harrison and Knotts: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 59-149-50, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE ELIGIBILITY FOR LIFE SCHOLARSHIPS, SO AS TO DELETE THE REQUIREMENT THAT THE 3.0 GRADE POINT AVERAGE REQUIRED OF STUDENTS AT AN INSTITUTION OF HIGHER LEARNING TO ATTAIN OR RECEIVE A LIFE SCHOLARSHIP MUST BE CUMULATIVE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3266 -- Rep. Bowers: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 57-3-210 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION SHALL OBTAIN APPROVAL FROM A COUNTY'S LEGISLATIVE DELEGATION BEFORE THE DEPARTMENT CLOSES A BRIDGE FOR REPAIRS THAT WILL NOT BE COMPLETED WITHIN A FORTY-FIVE DAY PERIOD.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3267 -- Rep. Harrison: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 8-17-320, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS USED IN CONNECTION WITH STATE EMPLOYEE GRIEVANCE PROCEDURES, SO AS TO CLARIFY THE DEFINITIONS OF "DEMOTION " AND "PROMOTION " WITH REGARD TO EMPLOYEES IN POSITIONS OR ASSIGNED TO POSITIONS WITHOUT A STATE SALARY RANGE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3268 -- Rep. Harrison: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 24-21-645 AND SECTION 24-21-650, BOTH AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BOTH RELATING TO ORDERS AUTHORIZING PAROLE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IN THE CASE OF A PRISONER IN CONFINEMENT FOR A VIOLENT CRIME, THE CASE WILL BE REVIEWED BY THE BOARD EVERY TWO YEARS IF, UPON A NEGATIVE DETERMINATION OF PAROLE, THE BOARD FINDS IT IS NOT REASONABLE TO EXPECT THAT PAROLE WOULD BE GRANTED AT A HEARING THE FOLLOWING YEAR AND STATES THE BASIS FOR THAT FINDING.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3269 -- Rep. Harrison: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 9, TITLE 40, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE PRACTICE OF CHIROPRACTIC EXAMINERS, SO AS TO CONFORM THE CHAPTER TO THE STATUTORY ORGANIZATIONAL FRAMEWORK OF CHAPTER 1, TITLE 40 FOR BOARDS UNDER THE ADMINISTRATION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING AND REGULATION AND TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THE LICENSURE AND REGULATION OF THE STATE BOARD OF CHIROPRACTIC EXAMINERS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3270 -- Rep. Harrison: 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 STARTING WITH THE ELECTIONS IN 2004.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Proposed Amendment
Debate Adjourned
Point of Order

H. 3271 -- Rep. Harrison: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 1-23-395 SO AS TO PROHIBIT CONSIDERATION OF DATA, OPINIONS, COMMENTS, OR SUGGESTIONS PROVIDED BY EMPLOYEES OR AGENCIES OF THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT UNLESS THEY ARE ACCOMPANIED BY A STATEMENT DECLARING THAT THE PREPARERS OF THE INFORMATION AND THE FILES OF THE AGENCY WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR DISCOVERY AND TESTIMONY IN PROCEEDINGS CONCERNING A CONTESTED CASE IN THE MATTER OF A FINAL AGENCY ACTION; AND TO AMEND SECTIONS 1-23-320, AS AMENDED, AND 1-23-330, RELATING, RESPECTIVELY, TO PREHEARING REQUIREMENTS AND EVIDENTIARY MATTERS IN CONTESTED CASES, SO AS TO FURTHER PROVIDE THAT DATA, OPINIONS, COMMENTS, AND SUGGESTIONS OF FEDERAL EMPLOYEES AND AGENCIES ARE PROHIBITED FROM CONSIDERATION UNLESS THE EMPLOYEES AND FILES ARE AVAILABLE TO THE PARTIES TO THE ACTION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3272 -- Reps. Neilson, Jennings, Cato, Riser, Altman, Askins, Bales, Barfield, Barrett, Bingham, J. Brown, Chellis, Coates, Davenport, Delleney, Easterday, Edge, Emory, Freeman, Gilham, Gourdine, Harrison, Harvin, Hayes, J. Hines, Hosey, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Lucas, McCraw, McGee, J.M. Neal, Owens, Phillips, Scarborough, Scott, F.N. Smith, J.R. Smith, Stuart, Taylor, Vaughn, Webb, Weeks, White, Witherspoon and Simrill: 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 87 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE ISSUANCE OF NASCAR SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES, AND PROVIDE FOR THE DISTRIBUTION OF FEES COLLECTED FOR THESE SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Senate Amendments Amended
Other proceedings
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Message from Senate
Ratified

H. 3273 -- Rep. Wilder: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 7-13-367 SO AS TO PROVIDE A PROCEDURE FOR ALLOWING WRITE-IN VOTING FOR PRESIDENT AND VICE PRESIDENT; AND TO AMEND SECTION 7-13-360 RELATING TO WRITE-IN BALLOTS, SO AS TO DELETE THE PROHIBITION ON ALLOWING WRITE-IN VOTING FOR PRESIDENT AND VICE PRESIDENT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3274 -- Reps. Huggins and Quinn: A HOUSE RESOLUTION EXTENDING THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE DUTCH FORK HIGH SCHOOL SILVER FOX CHEERLEADING SQUAD, COACHES, AND OTHER SCHOOL OFFICIALS ON JANUARY 18, 2001, FOR THE PURPOSE OF BEING RECOGNIZED FOR WINNING THEIR SECOND CONSECUTIVE CLASS AAAA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3275 -- Reps. Huggins and Quinn: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE CONGRATULATIONS OF THE MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE DUTCH FORK HIGH SCHOOL SILVER FOX CHEERLEADING SQUAD ON THEIR SECOND CONSECUTIVE STATE CHAMPIONSHIP WIN.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3276 -- Reps. Klauber, Harrison, Fleming and J. Young: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 7-13-350, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO CERTIFIED CANDIDATES NOMINATED BY PETITION, PRIMARY, OR CONVENTION SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A CANDIDATE NOMINATED BY MORE THAN ONE PARTY MAY NOT HAVE THE AGGREGATE OF ALL VOTES RECEIVED COUNTED TO DETERMINE THE WINNER IN AN ELECTION AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE ONLY VOTES RECEIVED AS A CANDIDATE FOR EACH PARTY NOMINEE MAY BE USED TO DETERMINE THE WINNER IN AN ELECTION.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Debate Adjourned
Point of Order

H. 3277 -- 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) SCHOLARSHIP, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 2360, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Introduced
Recommitted
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned

H. 3278 -- Reps. Gourdine, Law, Hinson, Dantzler and Merrill: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO NAME A PORTION OF SOUTH CAROLINA HIGHWAY 17A IN BERKELEY COUNTY AS THE "SAMUEL D. COOPER MEMORIAL HIGHWAY " IN MEMORY OF SAMUEL D. COOPER, A DISTINGUISHED CITIZEN OF BERKELEY COUNTY.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Adopted

H. 3279 -- Reps. Barrett and Sandifer: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE JOHN KELLEY OF WALHALLA FOR BEING NAMED A DISTINGUISHED EDUCATOR BY THE SOUTHERN ASSOCIATION OF COLLEGES AND SCHOOLS AND TO COMMEND HIM FOR DEDICATING HIS LIFE TO THE EDUCATION OF THE YOUTH OF OCONEE COUNTY AND SOUTH CAROLINA.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3280 -- Rep. Rutherford: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO DECLARE WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2001, AS "ETIQUETTE DAY IN SOUTH CAROLINA " AND TO COMMEND THE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA'S EDUCATIONAL TALENT SEARCH PROGRAM AND ITS PARTICIPANTS FOR THEIR OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENTS AND PROGRESS IN BECOMING PRODUCTIVE CITIZENS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3281 -- Rep. Altman: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 7-13-350, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO CERTIFIED CANDIDATES NOMINATED BY PETITION, PRIMARY, OR CONVENTION SO AS TO PROHIBIT A CANDIDATE FROM BEING NOMINATED BY MORE THAN ONE POLITICAL PARTY AND REQUIRE THE AUTHORITY CHARGED BY LAW WITH PRINTING THE BALLOT TO PRINT THE NAME OF THE CANDIDATE WITH THE ONE PARTY WHICH NOMINATED HIM.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3282 -- Reps. Townsend, Neilson, Jennings, Harrison, McLeod and Scott: A BILL TO AMEND ACT 387 OF 2000, RELATING TO THE GENERAL APPROPRIATIONS ACT FOR FISCAL YEAR 2000-2001, BY AMENDING PART 1B (TEMPORARY PROVISIONS), PARAGRAPH 1.25 SO AS TO INCREASE FROM SIX TO TWELVE MONTHS THE PERIOD THAT THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION MAY WAIVE THE REQUIRED PRAXIS II SUBJECT AREA EXAM FOR CERTAIN TEACHERS.
Introduced
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Other proceedings
Ratified

H. 3283 -- Reps. F.N. Smith, Allen, Breeland, R. Brown, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Gourdine, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hosey, Howard, Lee, Mack, Moody-Lawrence, Scott and Weeks: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 23-6-450, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, 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. 3284 -- Reps. Littlejohn and W.D. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND ACT 178 OF 1963, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE CONVERSE AREA FIRE DISTRICT IN SPARTANBURG COUNTY, SO AS TO INCREASE THE DISTRICT'S BORROWING LIMIT FROM TWENTY THOUSAND DOLLARS TO EIGHT HUNDRED FIFTY THOUSAND DOLLARS.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
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Ratified

H. 3285 -- Rep. Cotty: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND DISTINGUISH SPRING VALLEY BAPTIST CHURCH OF COLUMBIA FOR CELEBRATING TWENTY YEARS OF WORSHIP ON SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 2000, AND WISH THEM MANY MORE YEARS OF FAITHFUL SERVICE TO THE GLORY OF GOD.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3286 -- Rep. Davenport: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 34-11-70, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PRIMA FACIE EVIDENCE OF FRAUDULENT INTENT IN DRAWING CHECKS AND SERVICE CHARGES FOR DRAWING FRAUDULENT CHECKS, SO AS TO INCREASE THE SERVICE CHARGE ON CHECKS OF ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS OR LESS FROM TWENTY-FIVE DOLLARS TO THIRTY DOLLARS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Point of Order

H. 3287 -- Reps. White, Barrett, J. Brown, Cato, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Cooper, Harrell, Harrison, Hinson, Hosey, Kelley, Klauber, Martin, McCraw, Owens, Phillips, Rice, Robinson, Sharpe, Sinclair, Stille, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Townsend, Trotter, Webb and Wilder: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 25-11-80 SO AS TO AUTHORIZE THE DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS TO ESTABLISH ONE OR MORE STATE VETERANS' CEMETERIES IN THE STATE, TO PROVIDE FOR THE MANNER IN WHICH THE CEMETERIES MUST BE ACQUIRED, MAINTAINED, AND OPERATED AND TO ESTABLISH QUALIFICATIONS FOR VETERANS AND OTHERS FOR A PLOT IN A VETERANS' CEMETERY.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Ratified

H. 3288 -- Reps. Cato, Edge and White: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 29, TITLE 40, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE BUSINESS OF MANUFACTURED HOUSING, SO AS TO CONFORM THE CHAPTER TO THE STATUTORY ORGANIZATIONAL FRAMEWORK OF CHAPTER 1, TITLE 40 FOR BOARDS UNDER THE ADMINISTRATION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING AND REGULATION AND TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THE LICENSURE AND REGULATION OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA MANUFACTURED HOUSING BOARD.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Amended
Amended
Senate Amendments Amended
Proposed Amendment
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Point of Order
Point of Order
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Conference Committee
Report of Conference Committee
Adopted
Message to Senate
Message from Senate
Message from Senate
Message from Senate
Ratified

H. 3289 -- Reps. Cato, Wilkins, Harrison, Kelley, Barrett, Chellis, Coates, Cooper, Harrell, Hinson, Rice, Sandifer, Sharpe, W.D. Smith, Thompson, Trotter, White, A. Young, Campsen, Altman, Bingham and Edge: A BILL TO AMEND ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 1, TITLE 6, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 6-1-130 SO AS TO PROHIBIT A POLITICAL SUBDIVISION OF THIS STATE FROM ESTABLISHING, MANDATING, OR OTHERWISE REQUIRING A MINIMUM WAGE THAT EXCEEDS THE FEDERAL MINIMUM WAGE SET PURSUANT TO 29 U.S.C. 206.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
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Proposed Amendment
Proposed Amendment
Proposed Amendment
Proposed Amendment
Debate Adjourned
Objection
Request for Debate
Point of Order
Point of Order
Point of Order
Point of Order

H. 3290 -- Reps. Walker, Allen, Allison, Bales, Barfield, Barrett, Battle, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Cooper, Davenport, Delleney, Easterday, Edge, Emory, Freeman, Frye, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hosey, Howard, Jennings, Keegan, Kelley, Kennedy, Kirsh, Leach, Lee, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Lucas, Mack, Martin, McCraw, McLeod, Meacham-Richardson, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Phillips, Quinn, Rhoad, Riser, Rivers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scott, Sharpe, Sheheen, Simrill, Sinclair, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Snow, Stille, Stuart, Talley, Taylor, Townsend, Trotter, Vaughn, Webb, Weeks, Whatley, Whipper, White, Wilder, Witherspoon, A. Young, J. Young, Loftis and Askins: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 40-37-10, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO CONDUCT DEEMED TO BE ENGAGING IN THE PRACTICE OF OPTOMETRY, SO AS TO INCLUDE PERSONS ADMINISTERING AND PRESCRIBING PHARMACEUTICAL AGENTS FOR THE DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT OF EYE DISEASE; TO AMEND SECTION 40-37-105, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE USE OF PHARMACEUTICAL AGENTS BY OPTOMETRISTS, SO AS TO DELETE PROVISIONS CONCERNING SPECIFIC MEDICATIONS, PROVISIONS REGARDING PATIENT CHART DOCUMENTATION, AND PROVISIONS RELATING TO PROCEDURES FOR MAKING REFERRALS WHEN PRESCRIBING TOPICAL STEROIDS AND WHEN TREATING GLAUCOMA AND TO AUTHORIZE INJECTIONS FOR THE TREATMENT OF ANAPHYLAXIS; AND TO AMEND SECTION 40-37-107, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE USE OF PHARMACEUTICAL AGENTS BY OPTOMETRISTS, SO AS TO CLARIFY THAT PHARMACEUTICAL AGENTS INCLUDE ORAL AND TOPICALLY APPLIED MEDICATIONS, TO REQUIRE THAT PATIENT CHART DOCUMENTATION, CONSULTATIONS, AND REFERRALS TO BE IN KEEPING WITH THE STANDARD OF CARE REQUIRED OF PHYSICIANS, TO REQUIRE AN OPTOMETRIST PRESCRIBING TOPICAL STEROIDS TO COMMUNICATE WITH AN OPHTHALMOLOGIST AFTER TWENTY-ONE DAYS, RATHER THAN TEN DAYS, IF IT IS NECESSARY TO CONTINUE THE MEDICATION, AND TO DELETE PROVISIONS REQUIRING CONSULTATIONS WITH A PHYSICIAN WHEN TREATING GLAUCOMA WITH BETA BLOCKERS; AND TO AMEND SECTION 40-37- 107, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO REFERRALS, TREATMENT, AND SURGERY, SO AS TO REQUIRE PATIENT CHART DOCUMENTATION, CONSULTATIONS, AND REFERRALS TO BE IN KEEPING WITH THE STANDARD OF CARE REQUIRED OF PHYSICIANS AND TO CLARIFY WHEN REFERRALS MUST BE MADE TO AN OPHTHALMOLOGIST WHEN TREATING GLAUCOMA.
Introduced
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor removed
Co-Sponsor removed
Co-Sponsor removed
Co-Sponsor removed
Co-Sponsor removed
Co-Sponsor removed
Co-Sponsor removed
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Co-Sponsor removed
Co-Sponsor removed
Co-Sponsor removed
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3rd Reading
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Amended
Proposed Amendment
Proposed Amendment
Proposed Amendment
Committed
Debate Adjourned
Other proceedings
Point of Order
Point of Order
Point of Order
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 3291 -- Reps. Delleney and W.D. Smith: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO FIX 12:00 NOON ON WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 2001, AS THE TIME TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE COURT OF APPEALS, SEAT 3, WHOSE TERM EXPIRES JUNE 30, 2001; TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE COURT OF APPEALS, SEAT 4, WHOSE TERM EXPIRES JUNE 30, 2001; TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR THE FIFTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, SEAT 1, WHOSE TERM EXPIRES JUNE 30, 2001; TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR THE SEVENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, SEAT 1, WHOSE TERM EXPIRES JUNE 30, 2001; TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE FAMILY COURT FOR THE FIRST JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, SEAT 1, WHOSE TERM EXPIRES JUNE 30, 2001; TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE FAMILY COURT FOR THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, SEAT 2, WHOSE TERM EXPIRES JUNE 30, 2001; TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE FAMILY COURT FOR THE THIRD JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, SEAT 2, WHOSE TERM EXPIRES JUNE 30, 2001; TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE FAMILY COURT FOR THE THIRD JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, SEAT 3, WHOSE TERM EXPIRES JUNE 30, 2001; TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE FAMILY COURT FOR THE FOURTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, SEAT 2, WHOSE TERM EXPIRES JUNE 30, 2001; TO ELECT A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE FAMILY COURT FOR THE FIFTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, SEAT 2, WHOSE TERM EXPIRES JUNE 30, 2001; TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE FAMILY COURT FOR THE FIFTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, SEAT 3, WHOSE TERM EXPIRES JUNE 30, 2001; TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE FAMILY COURT FOR THE SIXTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, SEAT 1, WHOSE TERM EXPIRES JUNE 30, 2001; TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE FAMILY COURT FOR THE SEVENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, SEAT 1, WHOSE TERM EXPIRES JUNE 30, 2001; TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE FAMILY COURT FOR THE SEVENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, SEAT 2, WHOSE TERM EXPIRES JUNE 30, 2001; TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE FAMILY COURT FOR THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, SEAT 1, WHOSE TERM EXPIRES JUNE 30, 2001; TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE FAMILY COURT FOR THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, SEAT 3, WHOSE TERM EXPIRES JUNE 30, 2001; TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE FAMILY COURT FOR THE NINTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, SEAT 2, WHOSE TERM EXPIRES JUNE 30, 2001; TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE FAMILY COURT FOR THE NINTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, SEAT 4, WHOSE TERM EXPIRES JUNE 30, 2001; TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE FAMILY COURT FOR THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, SEAT 1, WHOSE TERM EXPIRES JUNE 30, 2001; TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE FAMILY COURT FOR THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, SEAT 3, WHOSE TERM EXPIRES JUNE 30, 2001; TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE FAMILY COURT FOR THE ELEVENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, SEAT 2, WHOSE TERM EXPIRES JUNE 30, 2001; TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE FAMILY COURT FOR THE ELEVENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, SEAT 3, WHOSE TERM EXPIRES JUNE 30, 2001; TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE FAMILY COURT FOR THE TWELFTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, SEAT 1, WHOSE TERM EXPIRES JUNE 30, 2001; TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE FAMILY COURT FOR THE TWELFTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, SEAT 2, WHOSE TERM EXPIRES JUNE 30, 2001; TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE FAMILY COURT FOR THE THIRTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, SEAT 1, WHOSE TERM EXPIRES JUNE 30, 2001; TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE FAMILY COURT FOR THE THIRTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, SEAT 2, WHOSE TERM EXPIRES JUNE 30, 2001; TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE FAMILY COURT FOR THE FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, SEAT 1, WHOSE TERM EXPIRES JUNE 30, 2001; TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE FAMILY COURT FOR THE FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, SEAT 3, WHOSE TERM EXPIRES JUNE 30, 2001; TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE FAMILY COURT FOR THE FIFTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, SEAT 1, WHOSE TERM EXPIRES JUNE 30, 2001; TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE FAMILY COURT FOR THE SIXTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, SEAT 2, WHOSE TERM EXPIRES JUNE 30, 2001; AND TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGE DIVISION, SEAT 6, WHOSE TERM EXPIRES JUNE 30, 2001.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3292 -- Reps. Wilder, Taylor and Carnell: A BILL TO AMEND ACT 521 OF 1996, RELATING TO THE LAURENS, MCCORMICK, GREENWOOD, AND ABBEVILLE COUNTIES TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEES, SO AS TO INCREASE THE NUMBER OF MEETINGS FROM TEN TO THIRTEEN THAT A MEMBER MAY BE PAID FOR ATTENDING.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3293 -- Rep. Altman: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 7-13-40, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE DATE OF PARTY PRIMARIES, CERTIFICATION OF NAMES FOR PRIMARY BALLOTS, AND FILING FEES, SO AS TO CHANGE THE PRIMARY DATE FROM THE SECOND TO THE LAST TUESDAY IN JUNE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3294 -- Reps. Hinson, Law, Dantzler, Gourdine and Merrill: A BILL TO DEVOLVE THE AUTHORITY TO MAKE APPOINTMENTS OR RECOMMENDATIONS TO CERTAIN OFFICES, BOARDS, AND COMMISSIONS AFFECTING ONLY BERKELEY COUNTY WHICH ARE MADE BY OR UPON RECOMMENDATION OF THE HOUSE DELEGATION, SENATE DELEGATION, OR JOINT LEGISLATIVE DELEGATION OF BERKELEY COUNTY TO THE GOVERNING BODY OF BERKELEY COUNTY.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 3295 -- Reps. Sharpe, J. Young, G.M. Smith, Knotts, Whatley, Altman, Cato, Huggins, Law, Perry, D.C. Smith, J.R. Smith, Trotter and White: 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 ENACT "THE CITIZEN'S SELF-DEFENSE ACT OF 2001 " AND PROTECT THE RIGHT TO OBTAIN FIREARMS FOR SECURITY, THE RIGHT TO USE FIREARMS IN DEFENSE OF SELF, FAMILY, OR HOME, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE ENFORCEMENT OF THOSE RIGHTS.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3296 -- Rep. Parks: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 14 TO CHAPTER 25, TITLE 50 SO AS TO PROVIDE RESTRICTIONS FOR MOTORBOATS ON J. STROM THURMOND LAKE AND PROVIDE PENALTIES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3297 -- Rep. Barrett: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 16-23-30, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE UNLAWFUL SALE, OFFER TO SELL, DELIVERY, LEASE, RENT, BARTER, EXCHANGE, OR TRANSPORT FOR SALE INTO THIS STATE OF ANY PISTOL TO CERTAIN PERSONS, AND THE UNLAWFUL PURCHASE, SALE, TRANSPORT, PAWNING, RECEIPT, OR POSSESSION OF A STOLEN PISTOL OR A PISTOL FROM WHICH THE ORIGINAL SERIAL NUMBER HAS BEEN REMOVED OR OBLITERATED, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON WHO HAS BEEN BOTH CONVICTED OF A CRIME OF VIOLENCE AND RECEIVED A PARDON FOR THE CONVICTION IS SUBJECT TO THE PROVISIONS CONTAINED IN THIS SECTION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3298 -- Reps. Wilkins, W.D. Smith, Harrison, Harrell, Cato, Townsend, J. Brown, Sharpe, Kelley, Allen, Allison, Altman, Askins, Bales, Barfield, Barrett, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Campsen, Carnell, Chellis, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Easterday, Edge, Emory, Fleming, Freeman, Frye, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Hamilton, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jennings, Keegan, Kennedy, Kirsh, Klauber, Knotts, Koon, Law, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Meacham-Richardson, Merrill, Miller, Moody- Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Riser, Rivers, Robinson, Rodgers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sheheen, Simrill, Sinclair, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, Snow, Stille, Stuart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Tripp, Trotter, Vaughn, Walker, Webb, Weeks, Whatley, Whipper, White, Wilder, Witherspoon, A. Young and J. Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE GRATITUDE AND FRIENDSHIP OF THE MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO MR. STEPHEN LEON ELLIOTT FOR HIS YEARS OF SERVICE TO THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, MOST RECENTLY AS EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE OFFICE OF HOUSE RESEARCH AND PERSONNEL, AND TO WISH HIM WELL IN HIS NEW POSITION AS DIRECTOR OF THE OFFICE OF INTERNAL OPERATIONS FOR THE SOUTH CAROLINA BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3299 -- Reps. Knotts, J. Young, Hinson, Huggins, Coleman, Davenport, Delleney, Gourdine, Hosey, Keegan, Kelley, Leach, Loftis, McCraw, Owens, Phillips, Rice, Robinson, D.C. Smith and Stuart: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND RICK DANIEL OF IRMO FOR HIS EFFORTS TO ENSURE THAT FUTURE GENERATIONS OF SOUTH CAROLINIANS WILL ENJOY THE RIGHT TO KEEP AND BARE ARMS THROUGH HIS SUPPORT OF RESPONSIBLE GUN OWNERSHIP AND GUN SAFETY LEGISLATION AND TO CONGRATULATE HIM FOR BEING CHOSEN AS ONE OF THE FIRST RECIPIENTS OF THE FREEDOM FIRST MEMBER OF THE YEAR AWARD.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3300 -- Rep. J.R. Smith: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE SILVER BLUFF HIGH SCHOOL "BULLDOGS " FOOTBALL TEAM, COACHES, AND OTHER SCHOOL OFFICIALS OF AIKEN COUNTY ON THURSDAY, JANUARY 25, 2001, AT A TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF BEING RECOGNIZED AND CONGRATULATED ON WINNING THE 2000 CLASS AA STATE FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3301 -- Rep. J.R. Smith: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION EXPRESSING THE CONGRATULATIONS OF THE MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA TO THE SILVER BLUFF HIGH SCHOOL "BULLDOGS " FOOTBALL TEAM OF AIKEN COUNTY AND THEIR COACHES FOR AN EXCEPTIONAL UNDEFEATED SEASON AND ON WINNING THE 2000 CLASS AA STATE FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3302 -- Reps. Leach and Wilkins: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO CREATE AN ADOPTIONS PROCEDURE STUDY COMMITTEE, TO PROVIDE FOR ITS MEMBERSHIP AND ITS SCOPE OF STUDY, TO REQUIRE THE COMMITTEE TO REPORT ITS FINDINGS AND RECOMMENDATIONS TO THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY, AND TO ABOLISH THE COMMITTEE UPON SUBMISSION OF ITS REPORT.
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H. 3303 -- Reps. Scott and Knotts: A BILL TO RATIFY 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, 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. 3304 -- Rep. Harrison: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 102, TITLE 59, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO ATHLETE AGENTS AND STUDENT ATHLETES, SO AS TO REWRITE THE CHAPTER AND ENACT THE "UNIFORM ATHLETE AGENTS ACT OF 2001 ", TO PROVIDE FOR DEFINITIONS AND FOR APPLICATIONS, REGISTRATION, AND RENEWAL OF REGISTRATION FOR ATHLETE AGENTS, TO PROVIDE FOR SERVICE OF PROCESS UPON INDIVIDUALS ACTING AS ATHLETE AGENTS IN THIS STATE, TO PROVIDE FOR THE DUTIES OF THE SECRETARY OF STATE RELATING TO APPLICATIONS FOR REGISTRATION AND ISSUANCE OF TEMPORARY CERTIFICATES AND CERTIFICATES OF REGISTRATION TO ATHLETE AGENTS, AND FOR THE NON-RENEWAL, SUSPENSION, AND REVOCATION OF CERTIFICATES OF REGISTRATION AFTER NOTICE AND OPPORTUNITY FOR A HEARING, TO PROVIDE FOR WHAT AN AGENCY CONTRACT MUST STATE OR CONTAIN AND FOR A WARNING TO STUDENT ATHLETES OF CERTAIN RIGHTS AND CONSEQUENCES OF SIGNING AN AGENCY CONTRACT, TO PROVIDE FOR WHEN AN AGENCY CONTRACT IS VOIDABLE, AND FOR WHEN A STUDENT ATHLETE MAY CANCEL AN AGENCY CONTRACT, TO REQUIRE AN ATHLETE AGENT TO RETAIN CERTAIN RECORDS FOR FIVE YEARS AND PROVIDE FOR THE INSPECTION OF THOSE RECORDS, TO PROVIDE THAT AN ATHLETE AGENT MAY NOT MAKE CERTAIN REPRESENTATIONS OR FURNISH ANYTHING OF VALUE TO STUDENT ATHLETES WITH THE INTENT TO INDUCE A STUDENT ATHLETE TO ENTER INTO AN AGENCY CONTRACT, TO PROVIDE THAT AN EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION HAS A RIGHT OF ACTION AGAINST AN ATHLETE AGENT OR FORMER STUDENT ATHLETE FOR DAMAGES CAUSED BY A VIOLATION OF THIS CHAPTER, AND TO PROVIDE FOR CIVIL AND CRIMINAL PENALTIES FOR CERTAIN VIOLATIONS OF THIS CHAPTER.
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H. 3305 -- Rep. Vaughn: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND DR. LARRY K. RAYNES, PASTOR OF PLEASANT VIEW BAPTIST CHURCH IN TAYLORS, FOR HIS THIRTY YEARS OF DEDICATED SERVICE TO HIS CONGREGATION AND THE COMMUNITY.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3306 -- Reps. Altman, Loftis and Leach: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-40, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO A PERSON WHO MAY NOT BE ISSUED A DRIVER'S LICENSE OR HAVE HIS DRIVER'S LICENSE RENEWED, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON WHO IS AN ILLEGAL ALIEN MAY NOT BE ISSUED A DRIVER'S LICENSE OR HAVE HIS DRIVER'S LICENSE RENEWED.
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H. 3307 -- Reps. Scott, Knotts, Jennings, Carnell, Govan, Whatley, Dantzler, Lee, Miller, Snow, Breeland, Hosey, Rutherford, J.E. Smith, Rivers, Weeks and Rhoad: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING CHAPTER 57 TO TITLE 33 SO AS TO ENACT THE "SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATION LOTTERY ACT "; TO PROVIDE FOR A STATE LOTTERY AND TO CREATE THE SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATION LOTTERY CORPORATION TO CONDUCT THE STATE LOTTERY; TO PROVIDE FOR THE CORPORATION'S BOARD MEMBERSHIP, 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 LOTTERY GAME TICKETS AND THE DISTRIBUTION OF PRIZES; TO PROVIDE FOR ALLOCATION OF LOTTERY PROCEEDS WHICH MUST BE USED FOR EDUCATIONAL PURPOSES AND PROGRAMS; TO PROVIDE CRIMINAL PENALTIES FOR SELLING A LOTTERY TICKET TO A MINOR, PURCHASING A LOTTERY TICKET AS A MINOR, AND DEFRAUDING OR OTHERWISE TAMPERING WITH THE LOTTERY OR MAKING MATERIAL REPRESENTATIONS IN AN APPLICATION OR REPORT IN CONNECTION WITH THE LOTTERY; TO CREATE A SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATION LOTTERY OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE; TO PROVIDE FOR SET-OFF DEBT COLLECTION FROM PRIZE WINNINGS; TO ESTABLISH THE SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATION LOTTERY ACCOUNT INTO WHICH THE NET REVENUE RECEIVED FROM THE STATE EDUCATION LOTTERY MUST BE DEPOSITED AND TO PROVIDE APPROPRIATIONS FROM THE EDUCATION LOTTERY ACCOUNT BEGINNING IN FISCAL YEAR 2001-02 FOR SPECIFIED PURPOSES; AND TO AMEND SECTION 1-3-240, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE ENTITIES FROM WHICH AN APPOINTEE BY THE GOVERNOR MAY BE REMOVED IN CERTAIN CONDITIONS, SO AS TO ADD THE SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATION LOTTERY CORPORATION TO THAT LIST OF ENTITIES.
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H. 3308 -- Rep. Cobb-Hunter: 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. 3309 -- Reps. Cobb-Hunter and McLeod: 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.
Introduced and Committed
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H. 3310 -- Reps. Cobb-Hunter and Stuart: 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. 3311 -- Rep. Cobb-Hunter: 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. 3312 -- Rep. Cobb-Hunter: 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

H. 3313 -- Rep. Cobb-Hunter: A BILL TO AMEND ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 5, TITLE 39, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA UNFAIR TRADE PRACTICES ACT, BY ADDING SECTION 39-5-145 SO AS TO PROHIBIT THE RENTAL AND SALE OF ESSENTIAL COMMODITIES AND RENTAL AND LEASE OF DWELLING UNITS, INCLUDING MOTEL OR HOTEL UNITS OR OTHER TEMPORARY LODGING, OR SELF-STORAGE FACILITIES AT AN UNCONSCIONABLE PRICE DURING AND WITHIN THE AREA OF A DECLARED STATE OF EMERGENCY, TO DEFINE "COMMODITY " AND "UNCONSCIONABLE PRICE ", TO ESTABLISH EVIDENTIARY STANDARDS FOR ACTIONS BROUGHT PURSUANT TO THESE PROVISIONS OR LOCAL ORDINANCES, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE ADDITIONAL CIVIL PENALTY OF UP TO TWENTY-FIVE THOUSAND DOLLARS FOR VIOLATIONS OCCURRING OVER A TWENTY-FOUR HOUR PERIOD AND FOR A CRIMINAL PENALTY OF IMPRISONMENT FOR NOT MORE THAN THIRTY DAYS FOR A WILFUL VIOLATION OF THESE PROVISIONS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3314 -- Rep. Cobb-Hunter: 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.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3315 -- Rep. Cobb-Hunter: 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. 3316 -- Rep. Cobb-Hunter: 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. 3317 -- Rep. Cobb-Hunter: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 34-11-60, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DRAWING AND UTTERING ANY 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 ANY FRAUDULENT CHECK, DRAFT, OR OTHER WRITTEN ORDER, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A COMMERCIAL AGENT FOR COLLECTION OF AN OBLIGATION PAID FOR WITH ANY 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

H. 3318 -- Reps. Littlejohn, Allison, Davenport, Talley, Sinclair, Lee, W.D. Smith, Vaughn, Walker and Wilder: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND FORMER REPRESENTATIVE T. W. EDWARDS, JR. FOR HIS YEARS OF LEADERSHIP AND DEDICATED SERVICE TO THIS STATE AS A MEMBER OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES AND TO WISH HIM AND HIS FAMILY MANY YEARS OF HEALTH AND HAPPINESS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3319 -- Reps. Sandifer, Allison, Barrett, Cato, Chellis, Cooper, Davenport, Edge, Emory, Fleming, Gilham, Harrison, Harvin, Keegan, Kelley, Kirsh, Knotts, Law, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Martin, McCraw, Meacham-Richardson, Moody-Lawrence, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Perry, Phillips, Quinn, Rodgers, Simrill, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, Stille, Talley, Thompson, Trotter, Walker, A. Young, White and Robinson: A BILL TO AMEND TITLE 40, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PROFESSIONALS AND OCCUPATIONS, BY ADDING CHAPTER 8 SO AS TO ESTABLISH THE SOUTH CAROLINA PERPETUAL CARE CEMETERY BOARD UNDER THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING AND REGULATION; TO CONFORM THE PROVISIONS OF THIS CHAPTER TO THE STATUTORY ORGANIZATIONAL FRAMEWORK ESTABLISHED FOR PROFESSIONAL AND OCCUPATIONAL BOARDS UNDER THE ADMINISTRATION OF THE DEPARTMENT; AND TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THE LICENSURE AND REGULATION OF CEMETERY COMPANIES AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR CERTAIN VIOLATIONS; AND TO REPEAL CHAPTER 55 OF TITLE 39 RELATING TO CEMETERIES.
Introduced and Committed
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H. 3320 -- Rep. Jennings: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND THE ATHLETES AND COACHES WHO ADMIRABLY REPRESENTED THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA AND THE UNITED STATES IN THE 2000 SUMMER OLYMPICS IN SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA, AND WISH THEM GREAT SUCCESS IN THE FUTURE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3321 -- Rep. Jennings: A HOUSE RESOLUTION EXTENDING THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES ON WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 24, 2001, AT A TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, TO THE ATHLETES AND COACHES WHO REPRESENTED SOUTH CAROLINA AND THE UNITED STATES IN THE 2000 SUMMER OLYMPICS IN SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA, FOR THE PURPOSE OF BEING RECOGNIZED FOR THEIR PARTICIPATION.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3322 -- Reps. Wilkins, Cato, Easterday, Hamilton, Leach, Loftis, Allen, Rice, F.N. Smith, Tripp, Vaughn and Haskins: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO NAME THE BRIDGE SPANNING I-385 AT SECONDARY ROAD 84, STANDING SPRINGS ROAD, IN GREENVILLE COUNTY, THE "ROBERT A. 'BUD' HUBBARD MEMORIAL BRIDGE " IN MEMORY OF ROBERT 'BUD' HUBBARD A DISTINGUISHED SOUTH CAROLINIAN WHO, AMONG HIS MANY ACHIEVEMENTS AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS, PLAYED AN INSTRUMENTAL ROLE IN THE PLANNING AND CONSTRUCTION OF THE SOUTHERN CONNECTOR ROADWAY IN GREENVILLE COUNTY.
Introduced and Committed
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Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3323 -- Reps. Rodgers, Gilham, Stuart and Whatley: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 4-37-30, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO SALES AND USE TAXES OR TOLL ORDINANCES IMPOSED BY COUNTIES AS A REVENUE SOURCE FOR TRANSPORTATION PROJECTS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IF THE IMPOSITION OF THE TAX IS NOT APPROVED AT A REFERENDUM ANOTHER REFERENDUM MAY BE HELD.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3324 -- Rep. Perry: A BILL TO REPEAL CHAPTER 27, TITLE 1, RELATING TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA ADVISORY COMMISSION ON INTERGOVERNMENTAL RELATIONS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3325 -- Reps. J. Brown, Bales and J.H. Neal: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE MRS. EMMA ANGELINE HARRIS BUTLER, ONE OF SOUTH CAROLINA'S MOST OUTSTANDING EDUCATORS AND COMMUNITY LEADERS, UPON THE OCCASION OF HER EIGHTY-EIGHTH BIRTHDAY ON JANUARY 27, 2001.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3326 -- Reps. Wilder, Carnell, Stille, Hayes and Taylor: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO PROCLAIM THE MONTH OF MARCH, 2001, AS NATIONAL ATHLETIC TRAINING MONTH IN SOUTH CAROLINA, AND TO RECOGNIZE THE ATHLETIC TRAINING PROFESSION AND ITS IMPORTANCE IN MAINTAINING QUALITY HEALTH CARE.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3327 -- Reps. Kennedy, Harvin and Snow: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE PROFOUND SORROW OF THE MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY UPON THE DEATH OF FORMER REPRESENTATIVE J. HENRY STUCKEY OF KINGSTREE AND TO EXTEND DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO HIS FAMILY AND FRIENDS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3328 -- Rep. Harrison: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-765, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO AN INVESTIGATION OF A TRAFFIC COLLISION INVOLVING A LAW ENFORCEMENT OR DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY MOTOR VEHICLE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY WHICH HAS PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITY FOR AN INVESTIGATION, BUT LACKS EXPERTISE TO CONDUCT A PROPER INVESTIGATION INVOLVING AN EMPLOYEE OF ANOTHER DEPARTMENT OR AGENCY, MAY REQUEST ASSISTANCE FROM ANOTHER AGENCY THAT HAS THE APPROPRIATE EXPERTISE UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3329 -- Rep. Cobb-Hunter: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-56-20, 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. 3330 -- Rep. Cobb-Hunter: 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. 3331 -- Reps. Cobb-Hunter and Whipper: 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
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3332 -- Rep. Harrison: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO MAKE PAYMENTS OF OUTSTANDING VOUCHERS IN THE OFFICE OF INDIGENT DEFENSE'S APPELLATE CONFLICT FUND FROM JULY 1, 1993, THROUGH JULY 31, 2000, FOR TOTAL REIMBURSEMENT NOT EXCEEDING THIRTY-FIVE THOUSAND DOLLARS, AND TO PROVIDE THAT REQUESTS FOR COMPENSATION MUST BE SUBMITTED NO LATER THAN NINETY DAYS AFTER THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS PROVISION.
Introduced and Committed
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H. 3333 -- Reps. Chellis, Koon, Allison, Barrett, Bingham, Campsen, Cato, Coleman, Cotty, Dantzler, Edge, Fleming, Frye, Harrison, Hayes, Hinson, Hosey, Knotts, Law, Lee, Lloyd, McGee, Merrill, Owens, Phillips, Riser, Sandifer, Scarborough, Simrill, Stille, Talley, Taylor, Walker, Weeks, A. Young and White: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-40, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO A PERSON WHO MAY NOT BE ISSUED A DRIVER'S LICENSE OR HAVE HIS DRIVER'S LICENSE RENEWED, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON WHO IS AN ILLEGAL ALIEN MAY NOT BE ISSUED A DRIVER'S LICENSE OR HAVE HIS DRIVER'S LICENSE RENEWED.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3334 -- Reps. Clyburn, Battle, J. Brown, R. Brown, Carnell, Cooper, Gourdine, Govan, Hayes, Hosey, Howard, Jennings, Kennedy, Knotts, McLeod, Ott, Parks, Rhoad, Rutherford, Scott, Sharpe, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, J.E. Smith and J.R. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-8-530, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO WITHHOLDING OF A PERCENTAGE OF PRIZE WINNINGS FOR STATE INCOME TAX, SO AS TO ALLOW THE RECIPIENT TO ELECT TO HAVE THE WITHHELD AMOUNT PAID OVER TO THE PUBLIC SCHOOL, SCHOOL DISTRICT, OR INSTITUTION OF HIGHER LEARNING OF HIS CHOICE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3335 -- Reps. Battle, Hayes, Miller and Neilson: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 21, TITLE 50, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO EQUIPMENT AND OPERATION OF WATERCRAFT, BY ADDING SECTION 50-21-151, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR A NO WAKE ZONE ON A PORTION OF THE LITTLE PEE DEE RIVER.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3336 -- Reps. Robinson, Allison, Altman, Keegan, Littlejohn, Rice, D.C. Smith, J.R. Smith, Stille, Trotter, Vaughn, Walker and Witherspoon: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 59-1-420, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE STATUTORY SCHOOL TERM OF ONE HUNDRED NINETY DAYS ANNUALLY WITH ADDITIONAL DAYS BEING ADDED BEGINNING WITH SCHOOL YEAR 2001- 2002 SUBJECT TO FUNDING BEING PROVIDED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY, SO AS TO REVISE THE PURPOSES FOR WHICH CERTAIN NONINSTRUCTIONAL DAYS MUST BE USED AND TO DELETE THE ADDITION OF EXTRA DAYS TO THE STATUTORY SCHOOL TERM BEGINNING WITH SCHOOL YEAR 2001-2002 SUBJECT TO FUNDING BEING PROVIDED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3337 -- Rep. Davenport: 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. 3338 -- Rep. Davenport: 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. 3339 -- Rep. Davenport: 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 PROVIDE AN EXEMPTION FOR A MOTOR VEHICLE OWNED OR LEASED BY A LEGAL GUARDIAN OR CARETAKER AND USED TO TRANSPORT A DEPENDENT, RATHER THAN A MINOR, WHO IS BLIND OR OTHERWISE DISABLED FROM OPERATING A MOTOR VEHICLE OR WHO IS IN A WHEELCHAIR, AND TO DEFINE CERTAIN TERMS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3340 -- Rep. Davenport: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 23-9-55 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A BUILDING INSPECTOR MAY CONDUCT A FIRE AND SAFETY INSPECTION FOR A PUBLIC BUILDING AND SUBMIT HIS REPORT TO THE STATE FIRE MARSHAL.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3341 -- 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, 2003, AT WHICH TIME THE TASK FORCE IS ABOLISHED.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3342 -- 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 OR ANOTHER CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE ARE VIOLENT CRIMES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3343 -- Rep. Davenport: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 11, TITLE 50, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PROTECTION OF GAME, BY ADDING SECTION 50-11-317, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT ON ALL WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AREA LANDS AND LANDS WITHIN THE CENTRAL PIEDMONT, WESTERN PIEDMONT, AND MOUNTAIN HUNT UNITS DURING THE GUN HUNTING SEASON FOR DEER, ALL HUNTERS MUST WEAR EITHER A HAT, COAT, SHIRT, OR VEST AT LEAST ONE-HALF OF WHICH IS SOLID VISIBLE INTERNATIONAL ORANGE, AND TO PROVIDE FOR EXCEPTIONS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3344 -- Rep. Davenport: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-50, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PROVISIONS OF THE INTERNAL REVENUE CODE OF 1986 SPECIFICALLY NOT ADOPTED FOR PURPOSES OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA INCOME TAX ACT, SO AS TO DELETE REFERENCES TO THE NET OPERATING LOSS CARRYBACK AND TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-1130, 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 AND PROVIDE THAT THE FEDERAL ELECTION TO CARRY BACK A NET OPERATING LOSS IS NOT BINDING FOR SOUTH CAROLINA INCOME TAX PURPOSES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3345 -- Reps. Govan, Cobb-Hunter, Stuart, Ott and Sharpe: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE PROFOUND SORROW OF THE MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA GENERAL ASSEMBLY UPON THE DEATH OF MR. G. DAVID DRAKE OF ORANGEBURG, AND EXTEND THEIR DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO HIS FAMILY AND MANY FRIENDS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3346 -- Reps. Govan, Cobb-Hunter, Stuart, Sharpe and Ott: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND F. HALL YARBOROUGH OF ORANGEBURG FOR HIS LEADERSHIP AND DEDICATED SERVICE TO THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA AS A FORMER MEMBER OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY AND IN MANY OTHER CAPACITIES AND TO WISH HIM MANY MORE YEARS OF HEALTH AND HAPPINESS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3347 -- Rep. Jennings: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE MRS. VERONICA D. CLINKSCALES OF MARLBORO COUNTY FOR HER MANY YEARS OF UNSELFISH PUBLIC SERVICE, HER CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE 4-H YOUTH AND HOME ECONOMICS PROGRAMS, AND TO WISH HER HAPPINESS AND GOOD FORTUNE IN HER RETIREMENT.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3348 -- Reps. Robinson, Barfield, Battle, Edge, Emory, M. Hines, Jennings, Keegan, Kelley, Kennedy, Miller, J.M. Neal, Rice, Snow, Trotter, Webb and Witherspoon: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-3360, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE TARGETED JOBS TAX CREDIT, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT QUALIFYING JOBS CREATED IN A COUNTY WHICH IS NOT TRAVERSED BY AN INTERSTATE HIGHWAY ARE ELIGIBLE FOR A CREDIT ONE TIER HIGHER THAN WOULD OTHERWISE APPLY AND TO PROVIDE AN EXCEPTION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3349 -- Rep. Bales: 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 OWNER-OCCUPIED RESIDENTIAL REAL PROPERTY SUFFICIENT TO LIMIT TO FIFTEEN PERCENT INCREASES IN THE VALUE OF SUCH PROPERTY ATTRIBUTABLE TO COUNTYWIDE APPRAISAL AND EQUALIZATION PROGRAMS, TO INCLUDE IMPROVEMENTS IN THE EXEMPTION, TO PROVIDE THAT THE EXEMPTION IS NOT TRANSFERRED WITH THE PROPERTY, AND TO PROVIDE EXCEPTIONS; AND TO REPEAL SECTION 12-37-223 RELATING TO GIVING COUNTIES THE OPTION TO LIMIT THE INCREASE IN REAL PROPERTY VALUE BY ORDINANCE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3350 -- Rep. Bales: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 6-1-320, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE LIMITATION ON A MILLAGE RATE INCREASE BY A LOCAL GOVERNING BODY, SO AS TO REQUIRE A TWO-THIRDS VOTE OF THE ELECTED MEMBERSHIP OF THE LOCAL GOVERNING BODY, RATHER THAN A POSITIVE MAJORITY VOTE, TO OVERRIDE THE LIMITATION, AND TO CONFORM OTHER PROVISIONS TO REFLECT THE REQUIREMENT OF A TWO-THIRDS VOTE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3351 -- Rep. Bales: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-37-224, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE ASSESSMENT OF PROPERTY TAXES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A TRAVEL TRAILER WITH SLEEPING, COOKING, AND BATHROOM FACILITIES IS CONSIDERED TO BE A PRIMARY OR SECOND RESIDENCE AND IS CONSIDERED REAL PROPERTY FOR PROPERTY TAX PURPOSES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3352 -- Rep. Bales: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 12-6-3395 SO AS TO ALLOW A TAX CREDIT OF FIFTEEN PERCENT OF THE TOTAL AMOUNT OF PREMIUMS PAID BY A TAXPAYER PURSUANT TO A LONG-TERM CARE INSURANCE CONTRACT, UP TO THREE HUNDRED FIFTY DOLLARS FOR EACH TAXABLE YEAR FOR EACH CONTRACT, AND TO PROHIBIT A DOUBLE BENEFIT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3353 -- Rep. Bales: 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. 3354 -- Rep. Bales: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 47-13-1370, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO TESTS REQUIRED FOR PUBLIC ASSEMBLY OF HORSES, SO AS TO REQUIRE THE COGGINS TEST OR OTHER TEST FOR EQUINE INFECTIOUS ANEMIA BE ADMINISTERED ONLY ONCE EVERY TWENTY-FOUR MONTHS RATHER THAN ONCE EVERY TWELVE MONTHS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3355 -- Rep. Bales: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-67-155 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT ANY SCHOOL BUS DRIVER WHO WORKED AN AVERAGE OF TWENTY-FIVE HOURS OR MORE PER WEEK DURING THE PREVIOUS SCHOOL YEAR SHALL BE CONSIDERED A PERMANENT PART-TIME EMPLOYEE (PPT) OF THE SCHOOL DISTRICT DURING THE CURRENT SCHOOL YEAR AND AS SUCH SHALL BE ENTITLED TO THE SAME INSURANCE, LEAVE, AND RETIREMENT BENEFITS THAT OTHER PERMANENT PART-TIME EMPLOYEES OF THE STATE RECEIVE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3356 -- Reps. J. Brown, Allen, Breeland, R. Brown, Mack, Moody-Lawrence and F.N. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 16-17-507 SO AS TO REQUIRE A PERSON WHO SELLS TOBACCO PRODUCTS TO KEEP THESE PRODUCTS BEHIND A COUNTER AND CONCEALED SO AS TO BE OUT OF VIEW FROM A CUSTOMER OR PATRON.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3357 -- Reps. J. Brown, Allen, Breeland, Clyburn, Lee, Lloyd, Mack, Moody-Lawrence and F.N. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 44-6-110 SO AS TO REQUIRE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES REVIEW MEDICAID REIMBURSEMENT RATES ANNUALLY AND ADJUST THESE RATES TO EQUAL AT LEAST NINETY PERCENT OF MEDICARE REIMBURSEMENT RATES FOR LIKE SERVICES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3358 -- Rep. Kirsh: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 20-7-420, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE JURISDICTION OF FAMILY COURTS IN DOMESTIC MATTERS, AND SECTION 59-28-160, RELATING TO THE POWERS OF THE LOCAL SCHOOL BOARDS OF TRUSTEES IN RELATION TO PROMOTING PARENTAL INVOLVEMENT IN THEIR CHILDREN'S SCHOOL ACTIVITIES, BOTH SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE SCHOOL BOARD HAS AUTHORITY TO PETITION THE FAMILY COURT, AND THE FAMILY COURT HAS JURISDICTION TO HEAR A PETITION, TO REQUIRE PARENTS OR LEGAL GUARDIANS OF STUDENTS WHO HABITUALLY EXHIBIT DISRUPTIVE BEHAVIOR IN THEIR CLASSROOMS TO ATTEND PARENT-TEACHER CONFERENCES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3359 -- Reps. Ott, Hayes, Frye, Knotts, Rhoad, Sharpe and Whatley: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 50-11-1910, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976,RELATING TO THE SALE OF DEER OR DEER PARTS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IT IS UNLAWFUL TO BUY, SELL, BARTER, OR HAVE IN POSSESSION FOR SALE LIVE DEER, CERTAIN DEER PARTS, OR VENISON EXCEPT AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 50-11-1920; AND TO AMEND SECTION 50-11-1920, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PERMITS FOR THE SALE OF EXOTIC FARM-RAISED VENISON, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION DO NOT APPLY TO THE SALE OR PURCHASE OF EXOTIC FARM- RAISED VENISON PRODUCTS THAT ARE FULLY COOKED OR PRESERVED IN A MANNER ALLOWING FOR HUMAN CONSUMPTION WITH NO FURTHER PREPARATION.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Other proceedings
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 3360 -- Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 58, TITLE 40, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE LICENSURE OF MORTGAGE LOAN BROKERS SO AS TO PLACE THIS BOARD UNDER THE ADMINISTRATION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING AND REGULATION, TO CONFORM THIS CHAPTER TO THE STATUTORY ORGANIZATIONAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE FRAMEWORK ESTABLISHED FOR PROFESSIONAL AND OCCUPATIONAL LICENSING BOARDS AND TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THE LICENSURE AND REGULATION OF INDIVIDUALS AS MORTGAGE LOAN BROKERS.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Amended
Amended
Amended
Proposed Amendment
Proposed Amendment
Proposed Amendment
Debate Adjourned
Request for Debate
Point of Order

H. 3361 -- Reps. Scarborough, Simrill, Altman, Campsen, Coates, Hinson, Law, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Loftis, Merrill, Owens, Perry, Sinclair, Snow, Talley, Taylor and Thompson: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 5, TITLE 50, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 50-5-2517, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT, EXCEPT WHEN AUTHORIZED BY A FEDERAL PERMIT, IT IS UNLAWFUL FOR ANY PERSON TO CATCH, ATTEMPT TO CATCH, FEED, FEED BY HAND, MOLEST, INJURE, KILL, ANNOY, HARASS, OR INTERFERE WITH THE NORMAL ACTIVITY AND WELL-BEING OF ANY MAMMALIAN DOLPHIN OR PORPOISE, AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Proposed Amendment
Committed
Point of Order
Returned by Senate With Amendment

H. 3362 -- Reps. Fleming and Wilder: A BILL TO PROVIDE FOR PAYMENT FOR THE ATTENDANCE OF MEETINGS BY THE UNION COUNTY TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings

H. 3363 -- Reps. Jennings, J.E. Smith, G. Brown, R. Brown, Freeman, Govan, Hayes, Hosey, Kirsh, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Lourie, Mack, McLeod, Miller, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Rivers, Scott, Snow, Weeks, Whatley, Whipper and Wilder: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 41-13-20, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE PROMULGATION OF REGULATIONS CONCERNING THE PROHIBITION AGAINST OPPRESSIVE CHILD LABOR PRACTICES, SO AS TO DELETE THE REQUIREMENT THAT SUCH REGULATIONS MAY NOT BE MORE RESTRICTIVE OR BURDENSOME THAN FEDERAL LAW.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3364 -- Reps. Taylor, Allison, Bales, Barfield, Barrett, Cobb- Hunter, Cooper, Cotty, Hinson, Kelley, Klauber, Law, Merrill, Owens, Riser, Scarborough, Walker, White, Wilder, Witherspoon and A. Young: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-39-155 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IF ANY STATE LICENSING, APPOINTMENT, ELECTION, ADMISSION, EMPLOYMENT, OR OTHER PROCESS REQUIRES THE APPLICANT TO POSSESS A HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA OR ITS EQUIVALENT, NO SUCH DIPLOMA OR CERTIFICATE SHALL BE ACCEPTABLE FOR PURPOSES OF THAT PROCESS UNLESS THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION CERTIFIES THAT THE STANDARDS OF THE INSTITUTION GRANTING THE DIPLOMA OR CERTIFICATE OR THE STANDARDS OF ANY TESTING USED TO GRANT THE DIPLOMA OR CERTIFICATE ARE AT LEAST COMPARABLE TO THOSE OF THE STATE.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended

H. 3365 -- Rep. Harrison: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 23-15-110, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PROHIBITING A SHERIFF, DEPUTY SHERIFF, OR SHERIFF'S CLERK FROM PRACTICING LAW OR HOLDING THE OFFICE OF CLERK OF THE COURT OF COMMON PLEAS AND GENERAL SESSIONS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A SHERIFF OR DEPUTY SHERIFF WHO IS LICENSED TO PRACTICE LAW IN THIS STATE MAY ACT AS AN ATTORNEY ON BEHALF OF THE AGENCY IN WHICH HE SERVES UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES, OR WHEN APPOINTED AS A SPECIAL PROSECUTOR.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3366 -- Reps. Snow, Altman, Bales, Barfield, Breeland, R. Brown, Campsen, Edge, Gilham, Harvin, Keegan, Kelley, Limehouse, Miller, Rodgers, Scarborough, Vaughn, Whatley and Witherspoon: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 27-32-55 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT NO OWNER OF AN INTEREST IN A VACATION TIMESHARING UNIT MAY BE CHARGED AN UP-FRONT APPRAISAL FEE FOR THE RESALE OF HIS OWNERSHIP INTEREST BUT INSTEAD MAY ONLY BE CHARGED AN UP-FRONT MARKETING FEE OR COMMISSION UPON THE RESALE OF THE UNIT IN AN AMOUNT STIPULATED BY WRITTEN AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE OWNER AND HIS SALES AGENT, AND TO PROVIDE THAT ANY PERSON VIOLATING THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION IS DEEMED TO HAVE COMMITTED AN UNFAIR TRADE PRACTICE AND IS SUBJECT TO ALL PENALTIES AND REMEDIES PROVIDED BY LAW FOR THIS VIOLATION; AND TO AMEND SECTION 27-32-320, RELATING TO FORECLOSURE OF MORTGAGE AND ASSESSMENT LIENS IN REGARD TO VACATION TIMESHARING UNITS AND PROVISIONS IN THE TIMESHARE INSTRUMENT IN REGARD THERETO, SO AS TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THE MANNER IN WHICH AMENDMENTS TO THE TIMESHARE INSTRUMENT MAY BE MADE.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Point of Order
Point of Order
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 3367 -- Reps. Altman, Fleming, R. Brown, Campsen, Easterday, Harrison, Hinson, Limehouse, Rice, Robinson and Scarborough: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 7-19-80, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PRESIDENTIAL ELECTORS DECLARING FOR A CANDIDATE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT AN ELECTOR IS DEEMED TO HAVE IRREVOCABLY VOTED FOR A CANDIDATE AT THE TIME HE DECLARES FOR A CANDIDATE AND TO DELETE INCONSISTENT PROVISIONS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3368 -- Reps. Easterday, Haskins, Campsen, Cato, Hamilton, Leach, Loftis, Rice, Robinson, Rutherford, Vaughn and J. Young: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, 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. 3369 -- Reps. Townsend, Scarborough, Altman, R. Brown, Campsen, Harrell, Mack and Whipper: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION MEMORIALIZING THE PRESIDENT TO APPOINT AND THE SENATE TO CONFIRM HARRY BANCROFT LIMEHOUSE TO THE POST OF FEDERAL HIGHWAY ADMINISTRATOR.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3370 -- Reps. Vaughn, Leach, Simrill, Allen, Allison, Altman, Askins, Bales, Barfield, Barrett, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Campsen, Carnell, Cato, Chellis, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Easterday, Edge, Emory, Fleming, Freeman, Frye, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Hamilton, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jennings, Keegan, Kelley, Kennedy, Kirsh, Klauber, Knotts, Koon, Law, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Meacham-Richardson, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Phillips, Rhoad, Rice, Riser, Rivers, Robinson, Rodgers, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sharpe, Sinclair, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Snow, Stille, Stuart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Walker, Webb, Whatley, Whipper, White, Wilder, Witherspoon, A. Young and J. Young: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 7-13-40, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO CERTIFICATION OF NAMES OF PRIMARY CANDIDATES, SO AS TO REQUIRE A FILING FEE OF A CANDIDATE WHOSE NAME IS ON THE BALLOT IN THE GENERAL ELECTION WITHOUT RUNNING IN A PRIMARY AND TO EXCLUDE SCHOOL BOARD PRIMARIES FROM THIS PROVISION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3371 -- Rep. Law: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 42-11-30, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE PRESUMPTION FOR PURPOSES OF THE WORKERS' COMPENSATION LAW THAT HEART OR RESPIRATORY DISEASES OCCURRING IN FIREFIGHTERS AROSE OUT OF AND IN THE COURSE OF EMPLOYMENT, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR A PRESUMPTION THAT, FOR PURPOSES OF THE WORKERS' COMPENSATION LAW, HEART OR RESPIRATORY DISEASES OCCURRING IN LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS AROSE OUT OF AND IN THE COURSE OF EMPLOYMENT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3372 -- Reps. Sharpe, Dantzler, Lourie and Witherspoon: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 1, TITLE 47, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO CRUELTY TO ANIMALS, BY ADDING SECTION 47-1-75, SO AS TO PROVIDE CIVIL AND CRIMINAL IMMUNITY TO PERSONS AND ORGANIZATIONS WHO IN GOOD FAITH AND WITHOUT COMPENSATION RENDER EMERGENCY CARE AND TREATMENT TO ANIMALS IN DISTRESS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Other proceedings

H. 3373 -- Rep. Barrett: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 40-21-215 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A LAND SURVEYOR PERFORMING A SURVEY ON A PIECE OR PARCEL OF PROPERTY SHALL NOTIFY ALL ADJOINING LANDOWNERS IN WRITING BEFORE THE SURVEY IS COMPLETED OR RECORDED OF ANY CHANGES IN THE METES AND BOUNDS OF THE PROPERTY BEING SURVEYED WHICH ALSO WOULD EFFECT THE METES AND BOUNDS OF THE ADJOINING LANDOWNER.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3374 -- Reps. Barrett, Rice, Trotter and Rhoad: 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 2001 "; INCLUDING PROVISIONS TO DEFINE "ALLIGATOR FARM ", "ALLIGATOR FARMER ", "ALLIGATOR PART ", "ALLIGATOR PARTS DEALER ", "DIRECTOR ", "DEPARTMENT ", AND "TRANSPORT "; TO PROVIDE FOR THE MANNER IN WHICH A PERSON MAY ENGAGE 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
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3375 -- Rep. Barrett: 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. 3376 -- Rep. Barrett: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 77, TITLE 15, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO SUITS INVOLVING THE STATE AND STATE AGENCIES, BY ADDING ARTICLE 7 SO AS TO ENACT THE "PRIVATE ATTORNEY RETENTION SUNSHINE ACT ", WHICH REQUIRES COMPETITIVE BIDDING FOR ATTORNEY SERVICES RENDERED ON BEHALF OF THE STATE OR A STATE AGENCY, PROVIDES FOR THE OPPORTUNITY FOR LEGISLATIVE HEARINGS WHENEVER THE STATE OR A STATE AGENCY PROPOSES TO ENTER INTO AN ATTORNEY FEE CONTRACT WHICH MAY REASONABLY BE EXPECTED TO EXCEED FOUR HUNDRED FIFTY THOUSAND DOLLARS, AND LIMITS THE HOURLY RATE WHEN CONTINGENT FEES ARE AWARDED TO ATTORNEYS REPRESENTING THE STATE OR ITS AGENCIES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3377 -- Rep. Barrett: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-1140, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO CERTAIN INCOME TAX DEDUCTIONS INCLUDING DEDUCTIONS FOR VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTERS AND RESCUE SQUAD MEMBERS, SO AS TO EXTEND SUCH DEDUCTIONS TO RESERVE POLICE OFFICERS; AND TO AMEND SECTION 23-9-190, RELATING TO THE PERFORMANCE-BASED POINT SYSTEM TO DETERMINE THE ELIGIBILITY OF VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTERS AND RESCUE SQUAD MEMBERS OF THE INCOME TAX DEDUCTIONS REFERENCED IN SECTION 12-6-1140 ABOVE, SO AS TO ESTABLISH A POINT SYSTEM FOR RESERVE POLICE OFFICERS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3378 -- 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 REGISTRATION OF LICENSES, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 2549, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading

H. 3379 -- Rep. J. Brown: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO ESTABLISH THE NEWBORN EYE SCREENING TASK FORCE TO STUDY AND MAKE RECOMMENDATIONS CONCERNING SCREENING NEWBORN CHILDREN FOR CERTAIN OCULAR DISEASES AND ABNORMALITIES AND TO REQUIRE THE TASK FORCE TO REPORT TO THE GOVERNOR AND GENERAL ASSEMBLY BEFORE MARCH 1, 2002, AT WHICH TIME THE TASK FORCE IS ABOLISHED.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Proposed Amendment
Point of Order
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 3380 -- Reps. Jennings and Kelley: A BILL TO AMEND SECTIONS 52-19-20 AND 52-19-50, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BOTH RELATING TO DEFINITIONS CONCERNING BUNGEE JUMPING, SO AS TO INCLUDE IN THE REGULATION OF BUNGEE JUMPING DEVICES IN WHICH THE BUNGEE CORD IS A WIRE ROPE, CABLE, SPRING, OR OTHER DEVICE SIMILAR IN DESIGN OR USE.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Ratified

H. 3381 -- Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING AND REGULATION, BOARD OF MEDICAL EXAMINERS, RELATING TO CONTACT WITH PATIENTS BEFORE PRESCRIBING, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 2548, 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. 3382 -- Rep. Tripp: A HOUSE RESOLUTION EXTENDING THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE "LADY MAVERICKS " OF MAULDIN HIGH SCHOOL, COACHES, AND OTHER SCHOOL OFFICIALS ON WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 2001, FOR THE PURPOSE OF BEING RECOGNIZED FOR WINNING THE 2000 STATE CLASS AAAA CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3383 -- Reps. Coates, Allison, Barfield, Barrett, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Harvin, Hayes, J. Hines, Koon, Lucas, McGee, Owens, Sandifer, Scarborough, Sharpe, Sheheen, Sinclair, G.M. Smith, J.R. Smith, Talley, Thompson, Walker, Weeks, Witherspoon and White: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-36-2120, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO SALES TAX EXEMPTIONS GENERALLY INCLUDING THE EXEMPTION FOR THE SALE OF NATURAL GAS, LP GAS, AND ELECTRICITY TO PRODUCE CERTAIN AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS OR ANIMALS SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT SUCH EXEMPTION ALSO INCLUDES THE SALE OF PROPANE GAS FOR THIS PURPOSE AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE SALE OF THESE GASES OR ELECTRICITY TO PRODUCE AGRICULTURAL PLANTS IN GREENHOUSES THAT WILL SUBSEQUENTLY BE REPLANTED IS ALSO EXEMPT FROM THE SALES TAX.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings

H. 3384 -- Rep. Campsen: A BILL TO AMEND TITLE 24, CHAPTER 21, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 12 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE INTERSTATE COMPACT FOR ADULT OFFENDER SUPERVISION AND, UPON THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS ACT, TO REPEAL ARTICLE 9, CHAPTER 21 OF TITLE 24, RELATING TO THE UNIFORM ACT FOR OUT-OF-STATE PAROLEE SUPERVISION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3385 -- Reps. Townsend and Stille: A BILL TO PROVIDE FOR THE AUTHORITY OF THE ANDERSON COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION IN REGARD TO SCHOOL BUDGETARY MATTERS INCLUDING THE AUTHORITY TO PROVIDE THAT UP TO TWO MILLS OF COUNTYWIDE AD VALOREM PROPERTY TAX LEVIES FOR SCHOOL OPERATIONS BE DISTRIBUTED TO DISTRICTS MEETING CERTAIN CRITERIA ESTABLISHED BY THE BOARD.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned

H. 3386 -- Reps. Townsend, Walker, Allison, Barrett, Cato, Cooper, Hamilton, Harrell, Keegan, Kelley, Martin, Riser, Sandifer, Sharpe, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Witherspoon, Easterday, Campsen, Rice and Robinson: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 40, TITLE 59, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO CHARTER SCHOOLS, SO AS TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THE ORGANIZATION, OPERATION, AND GOVERNANCE OF CHARTER SCHOOLS.
Introduced and Committed
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H. 3387 -- Reps. Miller, Battle, Kelley, Barfield, Keegan, Snow, Edge and Witherspoon: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE PROFOUND SORROW OF THE MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY UPON THE DEATH OF DR. ROBERT CATHCART SMITH OF MURRELLS INLET AND TO EXTEND DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO HIS FAMILY AND FRIENDS.
Introduced and Adopted
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H. 3388 -- Rep. Snow: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO CONDUCT A STUDY ON WHETHER THE PLACEMENT OF PRIVATE MEMORIALS ALONG THE STATE'S HIGHWAYS CONSTITUTES ROAD HAZARDS OR PROMOTES SAFE DRIVING PRACTICES, TO RECOMMEND WAYS TO STEM THE PROLIFERATION OF THESE MEMORIALS, AND TO REPORT THE FINDINGS OF THE STUDY TO THE PRESIDENT PRO TEMPORE OF THE SENATE, THE SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE OR REPRESENTATIVES, THE CHAIRMAN OF THE SENATE TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE, AND THE CHAIRMAN OF THE HOUSE EDUCATION AND PUBLIC WORKS COMMITTEE BY JANUARY 1, 2002.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3389 -- Reps. W.D. Smith, Wilkins, Barrett, Keegan, Klauber, Robinson, Simrill, Tripp, Vaughn, Walker, Coates, Knotts, Sharpe, D.C. Smith, Rodgers, J. Young, Townsend, Kelley, Altman, Sandifer, Quinn, McGee, Fleming, Riser, Harrison, Allison, Bingham, Campsen, Cato, Chellis, Cotty, Dantzler, Delleney, Easterday, Freeman, Gilham, Hamilton, Haskins, Hinson, Law, Leach, Littlejohn, Loftis, Martin, Merrill, Neilson, Scarborough, G.M. Smith, J.R. Smith, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Trotter, Whatley, White, Witherspoon, A. Young, Perry, Lucas, Owens, Barfield and Lourie: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO ESTABLISH THE RONALD WILSON REAGAN COMMEMORATIVE COMMITTEE TO SELECT AN ARTIST TO PAINT A PORTRAIT OF THE HONORABLE RONALD WILSON REAGAN, FORTIETH PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, TO REQUIRE THE COMMITTEE TO PERFORM CERTAIN OTHER FUNCTIONS, INCLUDING THE RAISING OF PRIVATE FUNDING FOR THE PORTRAIT, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE PORTRAIT SHALL BE PLACED APPROPRIATELY IN THE HALL OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES UPON COMPLETION.
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H. 3390 -- Reps. Loftis, Davenport and Leach: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE BELIEF OF THE MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY THAT NO UNCONSTITUTIONAL RELIGIOUS TESTS SHOULD BE APPLIED TO JOHN ASHCROFT IN CONFIRMATION HEARINGS BEFORE THE UNITED STATES SENATE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3391 -- Reps. Merrill, Quinn, Edge, Thompson, Harrison, Allison, Altman, Bales, Barfield, Bingham, Campsen, Cato, Chellis, Cobb-Hunter, Dantzler, Frye, Harrell, Hinson, Huggins, Keegan, Kelley, Klauber, Law, Lourie, Ott, Owens, Robinson, Sandifer, Scarborough, Sharpe, Sinclair, J.E. Smith, Snow, Talley, Taylor, Tripp, Walker, Wilkins, A. Young and White: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 12-6-1165 SO AS TO PROVIDE A DEDUCTION FROM SOUTH CAROLINA TAXABLE INCOME EQUAL TO THE FEDERAL INCOME TAX PERSONAL EXEMPTION ALLOWED A TAXPAYER WHO CLAIMS AS A DEPENDENT ON THE TAXPAYER'S FEDERAL INCOME TAX RETURN A PERSON WHO HAS ATTAINED THE AGE OF SIXTY-FIVE YEARS AND TO ALLOW THIS DEDUCTION ALSO FOR A TAXPAYER WHO WOULD BE ABLE TO CLAIM AS A DEPENDENT A PERSON WHO HAS ATTAINED THE AGE OF SIXTY-FIVE YEARS BUT FOR THE APPLICABLE INCOME TEST.
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H. 3392 -- Reps. Bales and Govan: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-37-223A, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE COUNTY OPTION TAX EXEMPTION LIMITING TO FIFTEEN PERCENT INCREASES IN FAIR MARKET VALUE OF REAL PROPERTY AS A RESULT OF QUADRENNIAL REASSESSMENT IN THE COUNTY, SO AS TO GIVE THIS EXEMPTION MANDATORY STATEWIDE APPLICATION AND MAKE CONFORMING AMENDMENTS AND TO DELETE PROVISIONS ALLOWING THIS EXEMPTED PROPERTY TO BE COUNTED IN THE BONDED INDEBTEDNESS LIMIT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3393 -- 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 ANOTHER CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE, SO AS TO LIMIT A JUDGE'S DISCRETION WHEN HE ISSUES A SENTENCE UNDER THIS PROVISION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3394 -- 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 REALIZED 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. 3395 -- Rep. Davenport: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 15-78-75 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT LIMITATIONS AND RESTRICTIONS UNDER THE TORT CLAIMS ACT DO NOT PROHIBIT AN AWARD FOR THE NEGLIGENT INFLICTION OF EMOTIONAL DISTRESS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3396 -- Rep. Davenport: A JOINT RESOLUTION PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO ARTICLE X OF THE CONSTITUTION OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1895, RELATING TO FINANCE AND TAXATION, BY ADDING AN APPROPRIATELY NUMBERED SECTION SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT STATE TAXES MAY NOT BE INCREASED AND NEW STATE TAXES MAY NOT BE IMPOSED EXCEPT UPON A FAVORABLE VOTE OF THE QUALIFIED ELECTORS OF THE STATE IN A REFERENDUM, TO LIMIT INCREASES IN STATE SPENDING TO THE INCREASE IN THE CONSUMER PRICE INDEX AND PROVIDE EXCEPTIONS, TO AUTHORIZE THE GOVERNOR TO DECLARE A FISCAL EMERGENCY THAT SUSPENDS THE LIMITATIONS IMPOSED BY THIS SECTION FOR THE DURATION OF THE EMERGENCY AND ESTABLISH HOW THE LIMITATIONS ARE REIMPOSED AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY SHALL PROVIDE BY LAW FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THESE LIMITATIONS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3397 -- Rep. Davenport: 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. 3398 -- Reps. Snow, Askins, Bales, Barfield, G. Brown, Cobb- Hunter, Harvin, Hayes, Jennings, Kennedy, Ott, Owens, Rhoad and Sharpe: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 57-3-280 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION MAY ENTER INTO CONTRACTS WITH FARMERS TO MAINTAIN THE RIGHTS-OF-WAY OF RURAL PORTIONS OF THE STATE'S HIGHWAYS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3399 -- Reps. Harrison and Rodgers: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 27-21-20, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE DISPOSITION OF PROPERTY RECOVERED BY A SHERIFF OR CHIEF OF POLICE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DESIGNEE OF A SHERIFF OR CHIEF OF POLICE IS AUTHORIZED TO TURN OVER ALL PROCEEDS FROM A SALE OF PROPERTY RECOVERED BY A SHERIFF OR CHIEF OF POLICE TO A COUNTY OR MUNICIPAL TREASURER.
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H. 3400 -- Reps. Harrison and Rodgers: 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 A MOTOR VEHICLE SEIZED FROM A PERSON CONVICTED OF DRIVING WITH A SUSPENDED DRIVER'S LICENSE OR DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF ALCOHOL, DRUGS, OR A COMBINATION OF BOTH SUBSTANCES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DESIGNEE OF A SHERIFF, OR CHIEF OF POLICE, IS AUTHORIZED TO SELL CERTAIN VEHICLES AT PUBLIC AUCTION.
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H. 3401 -- Reps. Harrison and Rodgers: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 40-71-10, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO MEMBERS OF CERTAIN PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES WHO ARE EXEMPT FROM TORT LIABILITY, SO AS TO REVISE THE DEFINITION OF PROFESSIONAL SOCIETY TO INCLUDE CRIMINAL JUSTICE ORGANIZATIONS.
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H. 3402 -- Reps. Harrison and Rodgers: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 23-15-140 SO AS TO PROVIDE THE DESCRIPTION OF THE OFFICIAL BADGE TO BE WORN BY THE STATE'S SHERIFFS AND DEPUTY SHERIFFS, AND TO PROVIDE THAT IT IS UNLAWFUL FOR A PERSON OTHER THAN A SHERIFF OR A DEPUTY SHERIFF TO WEAR AN OFFICIAL SHERIFF'S BADGE OR TO WEAR A SIMILAR INSIGNIA, AND TO PROVIDE A PENALTY FOR A PERSON WHO VIOLATES THIS PROVISION.
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H. 3403 -- Reps. Harrison and Rodgers: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-5640, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE SALE OF CERTAIN ABANDONED VEHICLES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A SHERIFF'S OR CHIEF OF POLICE'S DESIGNEE MAY SELL AN ABANDONED VEHICLE AT A PUBLIC AUCTION.
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H. 3404 -- Rep. Fleming: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 7-25-10, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO FALSE SWEARING IN APPLYING FOR REGISTRATION, SO AS TO CHANGE THE PENALTY FOR A VIOLATION OF THE SECTION FROM A MISDEMEANOR TO A FELONY, AND TO INCREASE THE MAXIMUM SENTENCE FOR VIOLATIONS; TO AMEND SECTION 7-25-20, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO FRAUDULENT REGISTRATION OR VOTING, SO AS TO CHANGE THE PENALTY FOR A VIOLATION OF THE SECTION FROM A MISDEMEANOR TO A FELONY, AND TO INCREASE THE MAXIMUM SENTENCE FOR VIOLATIONS; TO AMEND SECTION 7-25-50, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO BRIBERY AT ELECTIONS, SO AS TO ADD THE OFFENSE OF BRIBING A PERSON TO REGISTER TO VOTE; TO AMEND SECTION 7-25-60, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PROCURING OR OFFERING TO PROCURE VOTES BY BRIBERY, SO AS TO ADD REGISTERING TO VOTE TO THE SECTION; AND TO AMEND SECTION 7-25-70, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PROCURING OR OFFERING TO PROCURE VOTES BY THREATS, SO AS TO PROHIBIT A PERSON FROM USING THREATS OR ANOTHER FORM OF INTIMIDATION TO ENDEAVOR ANOTHER TO REGISTER TO VOTE, AND TO CHANGE THE PENALTY FOR VIOLATION OF THE SECTION FROM A MISDEMEANOR TO A FELONY.
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H. 3405 -- Reps. Fleming, Simrill, Knotts, Scarborough, J. Young, G.M. Smith, Harrison, Delleney, Haskins, F.N. Smith, Taylor, Altman, Barrett, Campsen, Cooper, Davenport, Klauber, Littlejohn, McCraw, Phillips, Rice, Riser, Robinson, Sandifer, Sharpe, D.C. Smith, J.R. Smith, Trotter, Vaughn, Walker, White, Huggins, Hinson, Gourdine, A. Young, Martin, Thompson, Chellis, Merrill, Tripp, Dantzler, Owens, Meacham-Richardson and Bingham: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 23-31-140, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE APPLICATION A PERSON MUST COMPLETE BEFORE PURCHASING A PISTOL, AND RESTRICTIONS PLACED ON A PERSON WHO PURCHASES A PISTOL, SO AS TO DELETE THE PROVISIONS THAT PROHIBIT A PERSON FROM PURCHASING MORE THAN ONE PISTOL ON AN APPLICATION AND FROM PURCHASING MORE THAN ONE PISTOL DURING EACH THIRTY- DAY PERIOD, AND THE EXCEPTIONS TO THIS PROVISION.
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H. 3406 -- Reps. Talley, Allison, Davenport, Lee, Littlejohn, Sinclair, W.D. Smith and Walker: 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 7, 2001, 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. 3407 -- Rep. Talley: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE PLAYERS, COACHES, AND TRAINERS OF THE DORMAN HIGH SCHOOL VARSITY FOOTBALL TEAM, THE DORMAN HIGH SCHOOL LADIES VOLLEYBALL TEAM, AND THE DORMAN HIGH SCHOOL LADIES GOLF TEAM, AS WELL AS TO OTHER DORMAN HIGH SCHOOL OFFICIALS ON THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2001, AT A TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF RECOGNIZING AND CONGRATULATING THE TEAMS ON WINNING THE SOUTH CAROLINA REGION II 4-A STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS IN THEIR RESPECTIVE SPORTS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3408 -- Rep. Talley: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND THE DORMAN HIGH SCHOOL VARSITY FOOTBALL TEAM ON A SUPERB SEASON OF COMPETITION AND TO CONGRATULATE THEM ON PUTTING TOGETHER THE RIGHT COMBINATION OF SKILL, HARD WORK, AND FORTITUDE DURING THE 2000 SEASON TO WIN ITS FIRST EVER SOUTH CAROLINA CLASS AAAA DIVISION I AND "BIG 16 " STATE CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3409 -- Rep. Talley: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND THE "LADY CAVALIERS " GOLF TEAM OF DORMAN HIGH SCHOOL OF SPARTANBURG FOR THEIR COMPETITIVE SPIRIT AND OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCE INDIVIDUALLY AND AS A TEAM THROUGHOUT THE 2000 CLASS AAAA GIRLS GOLF COMPETITION AND CONGRATULATE THEM ON THE OCCASION OF THEIR WINNING THE 2000 CLASS AAAA GIRLS GOLF STATE CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3410 -- Rep. Talley: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND THE MEMBERS AND MANAGERS OF THE DORMAN HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL TEAM AND COACH PAULA KIRKLAND ON THEIR OUTSTANDING CHAMPIONSHIP SEASON AND CONGRATULATE THEM ON THEIR TEAM AND INDIVIDUAL ACHIEVEMENTS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3411 -- Rep. Knotts: 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. 3412 -- Rep. Knotts: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 53, TITLE 38, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO BAIL BONDSMEN AND RUNNERS, SO AS TO REVISE THE DEFINITIONS OF "ACCOMMODATION BONDSMAN ", "BAIL BONDSMAN ", "RUNNER ", AND "SURETY "; TO REVISE THE CONDITIONS UPON WHICH A SURETY MAY BE RELIEVED ON A BOND; TO REVISE THE CONDITIONS UPON WHICH A BOND MUST BE FORFEITED AND THE PAYMENT OF AN ESTREATMENT; TO REQUIRE THAT A PERSON FILING AN APPLICATION TO BE LICENSED AS A PROFESSIONAL BONDSMAN OR RUNNER MUST HAVE THE FINGERPRINTS AND PHOTOGRAPH HE SUBMITS WITH HIS APPLICATION CERTIFIED BY A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER, AND PROVIDE THAT A BAIL BONDSMAN OR RUNNER MAY ASSIST ANY OTHER BONDING AGENT OR AGENCY IN LOCATING, APPREHENDING, AND RETURNING ANY DEFENDANT WHO HAS VIOLATED A CONDITION OF A BOND; TO PROVIDE THAT AN APPLICANT FOR A LICENSE TO BECOME A RUNNER MUST SHOW THAT HE IS ENDORSED BY A LICENSED BAIL BONDSMAN WHO HAS OBLIGATED HIMSELF TO SUPERVISE HIS ACTIVITIES, AND TO DELETE THE REQUIREMENT THAT HE MUST SHOW THAT HE WILL BE EMPLOYED BY ONLY ONE BAIL BONDSMAN WHO WILL SUPERVISE HIS WORK AND IS RESPONSIBLE FOR HIS CONDUCT IN THE BAIL BOND BUSINESS; TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF INSURANCE MUST ISSUE A PICTURE IDENTIFICATION TO A LICENSED BAIL BONDSMAN; AND TO PROVIDE THAT A COUNTY, CITY, OR TOWN SHALL NOT LICENSE OR LEVY A LICENSE TAX ON BAIL BONDSMEN AND MAY NOT REQUIRE A BONDSMAN TO DEPOSIT COLLATERAL SECURITY AS A CONDITION FOR CONTINUING TO WRITE BAIL BONDS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3413 -- Rep. Knotts: 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.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3414 -- Reps. Knotts and Whatley: A BILL TO AMEND TITLE 39, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING CHAPTER 56 SO AS TO ENACT THE SOUTH CAROLINA PERPETUAL CARE CEMETERY ACT, ESTABLISH THE SOUTH CAROLINA PERPETUAL CARE CEMETERY BOARD, PROVIDE FOR ITS POWERS AND DUTIES, AND REVISE THE PROVISIONS OF THE CHAPTER REGARDING THE REQUIREMENTS FOR BURIAL VAULTS, CEMETERIES, AND LICENSES; AND TO REPEAL CHAPTER 55, TITLE 39 RELATING TO CEMETERIES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3415 -- Reps. Stille, Littlejohn, Walker and Rodgers: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 56-5-6247 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE MOTOR VEHICLE DRIVEN BY A PERSON CHARGED WITH DRIVING MORE THAN FIFTEEN MILES AN HOUR OVER THE POSTED SPEED LIMIT ON AN INTERSTATE HIGHWAY MUST BE TEMPORARILY IMPOUNDED AND TO PROVIDE THE SCHEDULE OF THE IMPOUNDMENT REVIEW, TO PROVIDE FOR AN APPEAL AND TO REQUIRE THE PAYMENT OF TOWING AND STORAGE COSTS BEFORE A VEHICLE MAY BE RELEASED.
Introduced and Committed
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H. 3416 -- Reps. Stille, Allison, Barrett, Littlejohn, Walker and Rodgers: 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
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H. 3417 -- Reps. Merrill, Hinson, Tripp and Thompson: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 2-17-55 SO AS TO PROHIBIT THE USE OF PUBLIC FUNDS TO EMPLOY OR CONTRACT WITH A PERSON WHOSE ACTIVITIES INCLUDE THOSE RELATED TO LOBBYING AND TO PROVIDE EXCEPTIONS.
Introduced and Committed
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H. 3418 -- Reps. Harrell, Quinn, Knotts, Altman, Limehouse, Bingham, Chellis, Harrison, Kelley, Riser, Rodgers, Sandifer, Simrill, W.D. Smith, Tripp, Walker, A. Young, White, Wilkins, Cato, Sharpe, Robinson, Martin, Davenport, Hamilton, Leach, Loftis, Edge, McLeod and Townsend: A BILL TO RATIFY AN AMENDMENT TO SECTION 1(8), 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 ESTABLISH A NEW CLASS OF PROPERTY CONSISTING OF PERSONAL MOTOR VEHICLES WHICH MUST BE TITLED BY A STATE OR FEDERAL AGENCY AND LIMITED TO PASSENGER MOTOR VEHICLES AND PICKUP TRUCKS AS DEFINED BY LAW ASSESSED FOR PROPERTY TAX AT NINE AND SEVENTY-FIVE HUNDREDTHS PERCENT OF FAIR MARKET VALUE REDUCED IN ANNUAL INCREMENTS OF SEVENTY-FIVE HUNDREDTHS OF ONE PERCENT OVER SIX YEARS TO A PERMANENT RATE OF SIX PERCENT OF FAIR MARKET VALUE AND TO PROVIDE THAT THESE REVISED ASSESSMENT RATIOS AND THE NEW CLASS OF PROPERTY APPLIES FOR PROPERTY TAX YEARS BEGINNING AFTER 2001 OR IN EARLIER TAX YEARS AS THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY MAY PROVIDE BY LAW.
Introduced and Committed
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H. 3419 -- Reps. Harrell, Quinn, Limehouse, Knotts, Altman, Harrison, Kelley, Bingham, Chellis, Riser, Rodgers, Sandifer, Simrill, W.D. Smith, Tripp, Walker, A. Young, White, Wilkins, Cato, Sharpe, Townsend, Robinson, Koon, Martin, Davenport, Hamilton, Leach, Loftis and Edge: A BILL TO RATIFY AN AMENDMENT TO SECTION 3, ARTICLE X OF THE CONSTITUTION OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1895, RELATING TO PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTIONS, SO AS TO ALLOW THE GOVERNING BODY OF A COUNTY TO IMPOSE A SALES AND USE TAX TO EXEMPT PRIVATE PASSENGER MOTOR VEHICLES, MOTORCYCLES, GENERAL AVIATION AIRCRAFT, BOATS, AND BOAT MOTORS FROM PROPERTY TAX LEVIED IN THE COUNTY AND TO ALLOW THIS EXEMPTION ONLY PURSUANT TO A REFERENDUM HELD IN THE COUNTY IN THE MANNER THAT THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY PROVIDES BY LAW.
Introduced and Committed
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H. 3420 -- Reps. Robinson, Knotts, Altman, Campsen, Coates, Coleman, Delleney, Easterday, Fleming, Harrison, Lucas, McGee, Rice, Scott, Simrill, Sinclair, G.M. Smith, W.D. Smith, Taylor, Whatley and J. Young: 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 THESE 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.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3421 -- Reps. Wilkins and Harrison: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO INVITE THE CHIEF JUSTICE OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA SUPREME COURT, THE HONORABLE JEAN HOEFER TOAL, TO ADDRESS THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY IN JOINT SESSION ON THE STATE OF THE JUDICIARY AT 12:00 NOON ON WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 2001.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3422 -- Rep. Govan: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION EXPRESSING THE PROFOUND SORROW OF THE MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA GENERAL ASSEMBLY UPON THE DEATH OF DR. KAILASH V. MATHUR OF ORANGEBURG COUNTY, AND EXTENDING DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO HIS FAMILY AND MANY FRIENDS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3423 -- Reps. Stuart, Allison, Barfield, Bowers, J. Brown, Coates, Davenport, Freeman, Gilham, Govan, Harrison, M. Hines, Hinson, Knotts, Lee, Lloyd, Lourie, McCraw, Meacham-Richardson, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, Parks, Phillips, Rodgers, Scott, Simrill, G.M. Smith, Talley, Weeks, Whatley, Whipper and J. Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE BELIEF AND INTENT OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY THAT SPECIAL IDENTIFICATION CARDS ISSUED BY THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA UNDER SECTION 56-1- 3350 OF THE 1976 CODE ARE VALID FOR ALL PURPOSES FOR WHICH A DRIVER'S LICENSE MAY BE USED AS A FORM OF PHOTOGRAPHIC IDENTIFICATION OTHER THAN AS AUTHORIZATION FOR THE HOLDER TO OPERATE A MOTOR VEHICLE.
Introduced and Committed
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Adopted

H. 3424 -- Reps. Knotts, Rhoad and Whatley: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 20-7-1535 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
Introduced and Committed

H. 3425 -- Reps. Knotts, Rhoad, Whatley and J. Young: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 44-56-202 SO AS TO AUTHORIZE THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL TO IMPLEMENT AND ENFORCE THE FEDERAL EMERGENCY PLANNING AND COMMUNITY RIGHT TO KNOW ACT OF 1986, TO ADOPT THIS FEDERAL LAW AS THE LAW OF THIS STATE, AND TO PROVIDE FOR AN EXCEPTION.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Point of Order

H. 3426 -- Reps. Knotts, Sandifer, Taylor, Whatley and Witherspoon: 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. 3427 -- Reps. Knotts, Barrett, Govan, Thompson, Whatley, White and Lourie: 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 87 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE ISSUANCE OF SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES TO WORLD WAR II VETERANS AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE USE OF A CERTAIN PORTION OF THE FEES COLLECTED FROM THE ISSUANCE OF THIS LICENSE PLATE.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Proposed Amendment
Other proceedings

H. 3428 -- Reps. Knotts, Riser and Whatley: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 12-37-95 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR A SPECIAL REASSESSMENT BY THE COUNTY ASSESSOR WHEN THE FAIR MARKET VALUE OF PARCELS OF REAL PROPERTY ADJACENT TO A RIVER, STREAM, POND, OR LAKE HAS BEEN ADVERSELY IMPACTED BY THE RELEASE INTO THE WATER OF POLLUTANTS BY OTHER THAN THE AFFECTED PROPERTY OWNER, TO PROVIDE THAT THIS SPECIAL REASSESSMENT MAY RESULT ONLY IN REDUCED FAIR MARKET VALUE, TO PROVIDE FOR APPEAL OF THE VALUE DETERMINED IN THIS SPECIAL REASSESSMENT, AND TO PROVIDE THAT A PROPERTY OWNER MAY TAKE THE STANDARD APPEAL WITHOUT REGARD TO THE OTHERWISE APPLICABLE YEARLY DEADLINE TO FILE AN APPEAL IF THE PROPERTY OWNER ELECTS NOT TO BE COVERED BY THE SPECIAL REASSESSMENT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3429 -- Reps. Knotts and Whatley: 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. 3430 -- Reps. Knotts and Rhoad: 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.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3431 -- Rep. Knotts: 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 86 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE ISSUANCE OF VIOLENCE PREVENTION MOTOR VEHICLE LICENSE PLATES AND THAT THE FEES GENERATED FROM THE ISSUANCE OF THESE LICENSE PLATES MUST BE USED FOR THE OPERATION OF THE VIOLENCE PREVENTION AUTHORITY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3432 -- Reps. Knotts, Govan, Rhoad and Whatley: 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. 3433 -- Reps. Knotts, Whatley and Rhoad: 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. 3434 -- Reps. Knotts, Barrett, Govan, Lourie, Rhoad, Thompson 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. 3435 -- Reps. Wilkins, Harrison, Leach, Simrill, Robinson and White: 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 AND TO ADD TO THE LIST OF SPECIFIC OFFENSES FOR WHICH THE DEFENDANT AND THE STATE ARE ENTITLED TO TEN CHALLENGES.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3436 -- Reps. Wilkins and Harrison: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 2-15-120, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO RECORDS OF THE LEGISLATIVE AUDIT COUNCIL AND THEIR CONFIDENTIALITY PRIOR TO PUBLICATION OF THE FINAL AUDIT REPORT, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT ALL RECORDS AND AUDIT WORKING PAPERS OF THE LEGISLATIVE AUDIT COUNCIL ARE CONFIDENTIAL AT ALL TIMES.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings

H. 3437 -- Reps. Wilkins, Harrison, J. Brown and Rodgers: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 17-5-250, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, AND SECTIONS 17-5-260, 17-5-265, 17-5-275, AND 17-5- 300, ALL AS AMENDED, ALL RELATING TO THE DUTIES AND AUTHORITY OF THE OFFICE OF COUNTY MEDICAL EXAMINER, SO AS TO ADD THAT THE CORONER OR HIS DESIGNEE IN THE COUNTY IS ALSO AUTHORIZED TO PERFORM CERTAIN DUTIES AND REQUIRED TO MAKE CERTAIN NOTIFICATIONS IN THE SAME MANNER AS THE COUNTY MEDICAL EXAMINER.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3438 -- Reps. Wilkins, W.D. Smith, Harrison, Cato, J. Brown, Harrell, Kelley, Sharpe, Townsend, Altman, Robinson, Campsen, White, Rice and Loftis: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 11-11-440, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO LIMITATIONS ON GENERAL TAX INCREASES AND NEW GENERAL TAXES, SO AS TO REQUIRE A TWO- THIRDS VOTE OF THE ELECTED MEMBERSHIP OF EACH HOUSE OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY FOR THE IMPOSITION OF A NEW OR INCREASED TAX.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote

H. 3439 -- Reps. Wilkins, Cato and White: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 54-3-20, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE METHOD OF APPOINTMENT AND TERMS OF THE GOVERNING BOARD OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA PORTS AUTHORITY, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON MAY NOT BE APPOINTED OR CONTINUE TO SERVE ON THE BOARD, WHO IS OR BECOMES A MEMBER, ASSOCIATE, REPRESENTATIVE, OR EMPLOYEE OF A LABOR UNION IF THE PRINCIPAL ACTIVITIES OF THE UNION ARE PORTS-RELATED.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Cloture Ordered
Request for Debate
Request for Debate
Point of Order

H. 3440 -- Reps. Sandifer, Allison, Barrett, Cato, Coates, Cooper, Law, Rice, Stille, Thompson, Townsend, Trotter, Walker and White: A BILL TO AMEND TITLE 40, CHAPTER 59, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO RESIDENTIAL BUILDERS, 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, TO PROVIDE CITATION PENALTIES, AND TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THE LICENSURE AND REGULATION OF RESIDENTIAL BUILDERS, RESIDENTIAL SPECIALTY CONTRACTORS, AND HOME INSPECTORS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3441 -- Reps. Sandifer, Allison, Barrett, Cato, Coates, Cooper, Law, Rice, Stille, Thompson, Townsend, Trotter, Walker and White: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 44-55-625 AND SECTION 44-55-815 SO AS TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL TO PROMULGATE OBJECTIVE REGULATIONS CONCERNING, RESPECTIVELY, PERMITTING AND REGULATING SEPTIC TANKS IN COUNTIES WITH A CITY OF OVER SEVENTY THOUSAND AND SEPTIC TANKS AT HOME SITES, TO PROHIBIT THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL OR COUNTY BOARDS OF HEALTH FROM DENYING THE ISSUANCE OF SEPTIC TANK PERMITS IF CERTAIN CRITERIA ARE MET AND FROM INTERFERING IN THE SALE OF REAL PROPERTY REGARDLESS OF WHAT TYPE OF SEWAGE TREATMENT SYSTEMS ARE PROPOSED, AND TO AUTHORIZE PUBLIC HEARINGS AND COMMENT ON SEPTIC TANK PERMITS ONLY IF CERTAIN CRITERIA ARE NOT MET; AND TO AMEND SECTION 44-55-620, RELATING TO SPECIFICATIONS, RULES, AND REGULATIONS PROMULGATED BY COUNTY BOARDS OF HEALTH IN COUNTIES WITH A CITY OF OVER SEVENTY THOUSAND, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT ONLY OBJECTIVE SPECIFICATIONS, RULES, AND REGULATIONS MAY BE PROMULGATED AND TO REQUIRE AT LEAST TWO PUBLIC HEARINGS BEFORE THEY ARE PROMULGATED, TO PROHIBIT THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL OR A COUNTY BOARD OF HEALTH FROM DENYING THE ISSUANCE OF SEPTIC TANK PERMITS IF CERTAIN CRITERIA ARE MET AND TO AUTHORIZE PUBLIC HEARINGS AND COMMENT ON SEPTIC TANK PERMITS ONLY IF CERTAIN CRITERIA ARE NOT MET.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3442 -- Reps. Robinson, Wilkins, W.D. Smith, Quinn, Koon, Knotts, Allison, Altman, Barfield, Barrett, Bingham, Campsen, Cato, Chellis, Coates, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Easterday, Edge, Fleming, Frye, Gilham, Gourdine, Hamilton, Harrell, Harrison, Haskins, Hinson, Huggins, Jennings, Keegan, Kelley, Kirsh, Klauber, Law, Leach, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Loftis, Lucas, Martin, McGee, Meacham-Richardson, Merrill, Owens, Perry, Rhoad, Rice, Riser, Rodgers, Sandifer, Scarborough, Sharpe, Simrill, Sinclair, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, J.R. Smith, Stille, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Tripp, Trotter, Vaughn, Walker, Webb, Whatley, White, Witherspoon, A. Young and J. Young: 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 REDUCE AT THE RATE OF ONE PERCENT A YEAR THE FOUR PERCENT STATE SALES TAX ON FOOD ITEMS WHICH LAWFULLY MAY BE PURCHASED WITH UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE FOOD COUPONS, TO EXEMPT COMPLETELY FROM THE STATE PORTION OF THE TAX ALL SUCH FOOD AND MEALS EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2005, TO PROVIDE FOR THE USE OF THE REVENUE FROM THE REDUCED RATES OF TAX DURING THE PHASE-IN PERIOD, AND TO AMEND AN ACT OF 2000 BEARING RATIFICATION NUMBER 453, RELATING TO SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATIONS, SO AS TO DELETE A SALES TAX EXEMPTION FOR FOOD ITEMS MADE OBSOLETE BY THE PROVISIONS OF THIS ACT.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Amended
Proposed Amendment
Point of Order
Other proceedings

H. 3443 -- Reps. Robinson, Wilkins, W.D. Smith, Quinn, Koon, Knotts, Simrill, Allison, Altman, Barfield, Barrett, Bingham, Campsen, Cato, Chellis, Coates, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Easterday, Edge, Fleming, Frye, Gilham, Hamilton, Harrell, Harrison, Haskins, Hinson, Huggins, Keegan, Kelley, Kirsh, Klauber, Law, Leach, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Loftis, Lucas, McGee, Meacham-Richardson, Owens, Perry, Rice, Riser, Rodgers, Sandifer, Sharpe, Sinclair, D.C. Smith, G.M. Smith, J.R. Smith, Stille, Stuart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Vaughn, Walker, Webb, White, Witherspoon, A. Young and J. Young: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-520, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO ANNUAL INFLATION ADJUSTMENTS TO STATE INCOME TAX BRACKETS, SO AS TO DELETE THE PROVISION LIMITING THE INFLATION ADJUSTMENT TO ONE-HALF OF THE ACTUAL INFLATION RATE AND THE OVERALL FOUR PERCENT LIMIT ON THE TOTAL INFLATION ADJUSTMENT AND TO DELETE REDUNDANT LANGUAGE.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Other proceedings

H. 3444 -- Rep. Allen: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION WELCOMING THE HONORABLE LOIS DEBERRY, SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE GREAT STATE OF TENNESSEE, TO SOUTH CAROLINA AND EXTENDING BEST WISHES ON THE OCCASION OF HER SERVICE AS GUEST SPEAKER FOR THE DELTA SIGMA THETA SORORITY, INC., UPSTATE CLUSTER CHAPTER'S EIGHTY-EIGHTH FOUNDERS DAY CELEBRATION.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3445 -- Reps. Taylor, Knotts, Whatley, Wilder, Rhoad, Cobb- Hunter, Edge, Howard, Keegan, Simrill, Snow, Trotter and White: A BILL TO AMEND SECTIONS 9-1-1580 AND 9-1-1590, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DISABILITY RETIREMENT UNDER THE SOUTH CAROLINA RETIREMENT SYSTEM, SO AS TO ALLOW A DISABILITY RETIREE TO EARN UP TO ONE HUNDRED TWENTY-FIVE PERCENT OF AVERAGE FINAL COMPENSATION BEFORE BENEFITS ARE STOPPED AND TO MAKE CONFORMING AMENDMENTS WHEN SUCH A RETIREE RETURNS TO COVERED EMPLOYMENT AND TO AMEND SECTIONS 9-11-80, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO SERVICE AND DISABILITY RETIREMENT BENEFITS UNDER THE SOUTH CAROLINA POLICE OFFICER'S RETIREMENT SYSTEM AND 9-11-90, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO RETURN TO COVERED EMPLOYMENT BY A RETIREE UNDER THAT SYSTEM, SO AS TO ALLOW DISABILITY RETIREES UNDER THE POLICE SYSTEM TO EARN ONE HUNDRED TWENTY-FIVE PERCENT OF AVERAGE FINAL COMPENSATION BEFORE BENEFITS ARE AFFECTED.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3446 -- Reps. Jennings and Freeman: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO NAME THE PORTION OF U.S. HIGHWAY 52 FROM KIMREY LANE THROUGH THE CASH COMMUNITY OF CHESTERFIELD COUNTY TO THE DARLINGTON COUNTY LINE AS THE "U.S. MARINE CORPORAL KELLY KEITH MEMORIAL HIGHWAY " IN MEMORY OF U.S. MARINE CORPORAL KELLY KEITH WHO WAS KILLED ON APRIL 9, 2000, WHEN THE MV-22 OSPREY, A COMBINATION HELICOPTER AND AIRPLANE FOR WHICH HE WAS THE CREW CHIEF, TRAGICALLY CRASHED IN ARIZONA WHILE ON A TRAINING EXERCISE, AND TO FURTHER REQUEST THE DEPARTMENT INSTALL APPROPRIATE MARKERS OR SIGNS AT PLACES ALONG THE HIGHWAY THAT THE DEPARTMENT CONSIDERS ADVISABLE CONTAINING THE WORDS "U.S. MARINE CORPORAL KELLY KEITH MEMORIAL HIGHWAY ".
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3447 -- Reps. Cato, Cobb-Hunter, Jennings, Bales, Barfield, Barrett, Battle, G. Brown, J. Brown, Carnell, Davenport, Delleney, Edge, Harrison, Hayes, Hinson, Howard, Kelley, Knotts, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lourie, McCraw, Meacham-Richardson, J.H. Neal, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scott, F.N. Smith, J.E. Smith, Talley, Taylor, Walker, Webb, Whatley, Whipper, Wilkins, White, Miller and Simrill: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 63, TITLE 40, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE LICENSURE AND REGULATION OF SOCIAL WORKERS, SO AS TO CONFORM THIS CHAPTER TO THE STATUTORY ORGANIZATIONAL FRAMEWORK OF CHAPTER 1, TITLE 40 FOR BOARDS UNDER THE ADMINISTRATION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING AND REGULATION; TO REVISE SOCIAL WORK LICENSURE CLASSIFICATIONS AND THEIR RESPECTIVE AREAS AND SCOPE OF PRACTICE; TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THE LICENSURE AND REGULATION OF SOCIAL WORKERS; AND TO PROVIDE A ONE- YEAR PERIOD WITHIN WHICH TO CONVERT A CURRENT LICENSE TO A LICENSE WITHIN THE REVISED CLASSIFICATIONS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor removed
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Amended

H. 3448 -- Rep. Harrison: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND CONGRATULATE THE HAMMOND SCHOOL VARSITY CHEERLEADING TEAM FOR WINNING THE 2000-2001 SOUTH CAROLINA INDEPENDENT SCHOOL ASSOCIATION STATE CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3449 -- Reps. J.E. Smith, J. Brown, Cobb-Hunter and J.H. Neal: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND CATHERINE JACOBS, A LOYAL, DEDICATED, AND HARD-WORKING EMPLOYEE OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES WHO IS RETIRING ON FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 2, 2001, AND TO WISH HER THE VERY BEST IN THE ACTIVE LIFE SHE WILL LEAD IN HER RETIREMENT.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3450 -- Reps. Bingham, Knotts, Lourie, J.E. Smith and Stuart: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 56-5-2925 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE OFFENSE OF MISDEMEANOR DEATH BY A VEHICLE, AND TO PROVIDE A PENALTY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3451 -- 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.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Ratified

H. 3452 -- Reps. Whipper, Allison, Cobb-Hunter, Gourdine, Govan, Harrell, Hosey, Jennings, Littlejohn, Mack, Martin, McCraw, Meacham-Richardson, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, Phillips, Quinn, Sinclair, D.C. Smith, G.M. Smith, J.R. Smith, Stuart, Taylor, Walker, Whatley, Wilder, A. Young and J. Young: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 20-1-110 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT COMMON LAW MARRIAGE IS NOT VALID IN THE STATE AFTER JULY 1, 2001, AND TO FURTHER PROVIDE THAT OTHERWISE VALID COMMON LAW MARRIAGES ENTERED INTO BEFORE JULY 1, 2001, CONTINUE TO BE RECOGNIZED IN THE STATE; AND TO REPEAL SECTION 20-1-360 RELATING TO THE VALIDITY OF A MARRIAGE CONTRACTED WITHOUT THE ISSUANCE OF A LICENSE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3453 -- Rep. Knotts: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 16-1-60, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO VIOLENT CRIMES SO AS TO INCLUDE CRIMINAL SEXUAL CONDUCT IN THE THIRD DEGREE, ASSAULT WITH INTENT TO COMMIT CRIMINAL SEXUAL CONDUCT IN THE THIRD DEGREE, LYNCHING IN THE SECOND DEGREE, COMMON LAW ROBBERY, COMMITTING AND ATTEMPTING TO COMMIT A LEWD ACT UPON A CHILD UNDER THE AGE OF SIXTEEN, AND CAUSING DEATH BY OPERATING A MOTOR VEHICLE WHILE UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF ALCOHOL OR DRUGS AS VIOLENT CRIMES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3454 -- Reps. Knotts and Whatley: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 12-6-515, SO AS TO PROVIDE A MAXIMUM FIVE PERCENT STATE INCOME TAX RATE ON SOUTH CAROLINA TAXABLE INCOME RECEIVED BY A TAXPAYER IN THE TAXPAYER'S CAPACITY AS A SOLE PROPRIETOR OF A BUSINESS, A SHAREHOLDER OF A SUBCHAPTER "S " CORPORATION, PARTNER IN A PARTNERSHIP, OR MEMBER OF A LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3455 -- Rep. Meacham-Richardson: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE PROFOUND SORROW OF THE MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA GENERAL ASSEMBLY UPON THE DEATH OF MELVIN G. GOTTSCHALG OF CHARLESTON AND TO EXTEND DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO HIS FAMILY AND FRIENDS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3456 -- Rep. Tripp: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE HEARTIEST CONGRATULATIONS OF THE MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE "LADY MAVERICKS " OF MAULDIN HIGH SCHOOL FOR WINNING THE 2000 STATE CLASS AAAA CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIP AND TO COACH DELMER HOWELL FOR COACHING THE BOYS AND GIRLS CROSS COUNTRY TEAMS FOR SEVENTEEN YEARS AND TWELVE STATE VICTORIES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3457 -- Reps. Wilkins, W.D. Smith, Harrison, Harrell, Cato, Sharpe, Townsend, Kelley and Robinson: A HOUSE RESOLUTION HONORING RONALD WILSON REAGAN, OUR NATION'S FORTIETH PRESIDENT, ON THE OCCASION OF HIS NINETIETH BIRTHDAY ON FEBRUARY 6, 2001, AND DECLARING FEBRUARY SIXTH TO BE "RONALD REAGAN DAY ".
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3458 -- Reps. Quinn and Wilkins: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO AUTHORIZE THE COMMISSIONING OF A PORTRAIT OF REPRESENTATIVE TERRY E. HASKINS TO BE PLACED IN THE STATE HOUSE.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3459 -- Reps. Stuart, Cobb-Hunter, Govan, Ott and Sharpe: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND AND CONGRATULATE HENRY M. CHAPLIN, CHAIRMAN AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER OF THE SILVER SPRINGS WATER DISTRICT IN ORANGEBURG COUNTY, AND THE DISTRICT'S STAFF FOR MAKING MONUMENTAL STRIDES IN PROVIDING CLEAN, SAFE, AND AFFORDABLE WATER TO ITS CLIENTS AND IN THE EXPANSION OF THE DISTRICT'S SERVICE AREA, THEREBY IMPROVING THE ECONOMIC CLIMATE OF THAT PORTION OF ORANGEBURG COUNTY.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3460 -- Rep. Stuart: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE MEMBERS OF THE SWANSEA HIGH SCHOOL TIGER BAND ON WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 2001, AT A TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF COMMENDING THEM ON WINNING THE 2000 CLASS AA MARCHING BAND STATE CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3461 -- Rep. Stuart: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND AND CONGRATULATE THE MEMBERS OF THE SWANSEA HIGH SCHOOL TIGER BAND FOR WINNING THE 2000 CLASS AA MARCHING BAND STATE CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3462 -- Reps. Campsen, Allison, Askins, Barrett, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Carnell, Cato, Chellis, Coates, Coleman, Cotty, Delleney, Easterday, Gilham, Hamilton, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hinson, Huggins, Jennings, Leach, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lourie, Lucas, McGee, McLeod, Meacham-Richardson, Miller, Quinn, Rice, Riser, Robinson, Rodgers, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sharpe, Sheheen, Simrill, Sinclair, D.C. Smith, G.M. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Snow, Stuart, Tripp, Walker, Whatley, Wilder, Wilkins, A. Young, J. Young, Kennedy, Thompson, White, Talley and Klauber: A BILL TO AMEND TITLE 48, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AND CONSERVATION BY ADDING CHAPTER 59 ENACTING THE SOUTH CAROLINA CONSERVATION BANK ACT SO AS TO ESTABLISH THE SOUTH CAROLINA CONSERVATION BANK FOR THE PURPOSE OF MAKING GRANTS AND LOANS TO PUBLIC OR PRIVATE ENTITIES TO ACQUIRE INTERESTS IN REAL PROPERTY WORTHY OF CONSERVATION, TO PROVIDE FOR THE GOVERNANCE OF THE BANK, TO PROVIDE THOSE ENTITIES ELIGIBLE TO RECEIVE BANK GRANTS, TO ESTABLISH THE SOUTH CAROLINA CONSERVATION BANK TRUST FUND TO RECEIVE BANK REVENUES, AND TO PROVIDE THE CRITERIA WHICH THE BANK MUST USE IN JUDGING APPLICATIONS FOR GRANTS; TO ESTABLISH THE "CONSERVE SOUTH CAROLINA " MOTOR VEHICLE LICENSE PLATE AND PROVIDE THAT THE REVENUE OF THE EXTRA FEE FOR THIS PLATE MUST BE CREDITED TO THE TRUST FUND ESTABLISHED BY THIS ACT; TO PROVIDE THAT REVENUES OF THE STATE PORTION OF THE DEED RECORDING FEE CREDITED TO THE GENERAL FUND OF THE STATE IS INSTEAD CREDITED TO THE TRUST FUND ESTABLISHED BY THIS ACT AND PHASE IN THESE REVENUES OVER TWO FISCAL YEARS; TO EXEMPT FROM THE REQUIREMENT THAT PUBLIC ENTITIES CONVEYING A CONSERVATION EASEMENT HAVE THAT CONVEYANCE APPROVED BY THE ADVISORY BOARD OF THE HERITAGE TRUST PROGRAM CERTAIN EASEMENTS CONVEYED BY COUNTIES AND MUNICIPALITIES THAT INVOLVE GRANTS OR LOANS BY THE SOUTH CAROLINA CONSERVATION BANK; TO REPEAL CHAPTER 59, TITLE 48, ADDED BY THIS ACT AND THE REMAINING PROVISIONS OF THIS ACT JULY 1, 2012, UNLESS THESE PROVISIONS ARE REENACTED OR OTHERWISE EXTENDED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY; AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE WINDING-UP OF THE AFFAIRS OF THE BANK.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3463 -- Reps. J.H. Neal, J. Brown, Cobb-Hunter, Gourdine, Hosey, Lloyd, Mack, Moody-Lawrence, Parks and Scott: 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. 3464 -- Reps. Altman and Whatley: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 50-23-340, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF NUMBERS AND CERTIFICATES FOR MOTORBOATS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION REQUIRING A FEE DO NOT APPLY TO MOTORBOATS OWNED BY A VOLUNTEER RESCUE SQUAD THAT ARE USED EXCLUSIVELY FOR THE PURPOSE OF THE RESCUE SQUAD.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3465 -- Reps. Easterday, Allison, Altman, Barrett, G. Brown, Campsen, Cato, Chellis, Coleman, Davenport, Hamilton, Harrison, Haskins, Law, Leach, McLeod, Moody-Lawrence, Rice, Robinson, Sandifer, F.N. Smith, W.D. Smith, Stille, Tripp, Vaughn and A. Young: 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. 3466 -- Reps. J. Young, G.M. Smith, Weeks, G. Brown and J.H. Neal: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE PROFOUND SORROW OF THE MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES UPON THE DEATH OF WOODROW AVINS OF SUMTER AND TO EXTEND DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO HIS FAMILY AND FRIENDS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3467 -- Reps. Carnell, Parks and Klauber: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE THE MEMBERS OF THE LANDER UNIVERSITY MEN'S TENNIS TEAM AND EACH INDIVIDUAL PLAYER FOR WINNING THEIR EIGHTH CONSECUTIVE NCAA DIVISION II NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP AND WISH THEM MANY MORE CHAMPIONSHIP SEASONS IN THE FUTURE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3468 -- Reps. Carnell, Parks and Klauber: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE LANDER UNIVERSITY MEN'S TENNIS TEAM FOR THE PURPOSE OF COMMENDING THEM ON WINNING THE NCAA DIVISION II NATIONAL MEN'S TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3469 -- Rep. Ott: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND JAMES MACK, SON OF NINA AND FRANK MACK AND A SENIOR AT HAMMOND SCHOOL IN COLUMBIA, FOR ACHIEVING A PERFECT SCORE OF SIXTEEN HUNDRED ON THE NATIONALLY RENOWNED COLLEGE ENTRANCE EXAMINATION, THE SCHOLASTIC APTITUDE TEST.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3470 -- Rep. Ott: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO JAMES AND CATHERINE MACK AND THEIR PARENTS, NINA AND FRANK MACK, ON TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2001, AT A TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER FOR THE PURPOSE OF RECOGNIZING JAMES AND CATHERINE FOR BOTH ACHIEVING A PERFECT SCORE OF SIXTEEN HUNDRED ON THE SCHOLASTIC APTITUDE TEST AND FOR THE PURPOSE OF RECOGNIZING THEIR PARENTS FOR THEIR STELLAR JOB OF RAISING THESE TWO EXCEPTIONAL YOUNG ADULTS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3471 -- Rep. Ott: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND CATHERINE MACK, DAUGHTER OF NINA AND FRANK MACK, AND STUDENT AT HAMMOND SCHOOL IN COLUMBIA, FOR ACHIEVING A PERFECT SCORE OF SIXTEEN HUNDRED ON THE NATIONALLY RENOWNED COLLEGE ENTRANCE EXAMINATION, THE SCHOLASTIC APTITUDE TEST.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3472 -- Rep. Ott: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE NINA AND FRANK MACK OF SANDY RUN FOR THEIR EXCEPTIONAL JOB AS PARENTS OF JAMES AND CATHERINE MACK WHO BOTH EARNED A PERFECT SCORE OF SIXTEEN HUNDRED ON THE SCHOLASTIC APTITUDE TEST AND TO EXPRESS THE PRIDE OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY IN THE ACCOMPLISHMENTS OF THIS FAMILY.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3473 -- Reps. J.R. Smith, Neilson, Rodgers, Webb, Keegan, Barfield, Gilham, Miller, Cato, Clyburn, Perry, Rice, Robinson, Sharpe and D.C. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 53, TITLE 59, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO TECHNICAL AND VOCATIONAL EDUCATION AND TRAINING, BY ADDING ARTICLE 19 SO AS TO RENAME THE AIKEN COUNTY COMMISSION FOR TECHNICAL EDUCATION AS THE AIKEN COUNTY COMMISSION FOR TECHNICAL AND COMPREHENSIVE EDUCATION; AND TO AMEND SECTIONS 59-53-210, 59-53-240, 59-53-410, AS AMENDED, 59-53-510, 59-53-515, 59-53-710, 59-53-810, AS AMENDED, 59-53-910, AND 59-53-1410, ALL RELATING TO THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE GOVERNING BODIES OF VARIOUS OF THE STATE'S TECHNICAL COLLEGES, SO AS TO CHANGE THE NAMES OF THE GOVERNING BODIES TO REFLECT THE REVISED NAMES OF THE INSTITUTIONS ADMINISTERED BY THESE BOARDS, CONFORM THE PROVISIONS TO LATER ENACTMENTS, CHANGE THE MANNER IN WHICH MEMBERS OF THE AREA COMMISSION FOR TRIDENT TECHNICAL COLLEGE FROM BERKELEY COUNTY ARE RECOMMENDED FOR APPOINTMENT, DELETE OBSOLETE PROVISIONS, AND MAKE GRAMMATICAL CHANGES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3474 -- Reps. Knotts, Bingham, Coates, Edge, Limehouse and McGee: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 40-13-235 SO AS TO REQUIRE THE STATE BOARD OF COSMETOLOGY TO ISSUE A TEMPORARY PERMIT AS A COSMETOLOGIST, ESTHETICIAN, OR NAIL TECHNICIAN TO A PERSON WHO HAS COMPLETED THE REQUIRED CLASS HOURS, SUCCESSFULLY PASSED THE SCHOOL EXAMINATION, AND PAID APPLICABLE FEES; AND TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON MAY ONLY PRACTICE IN A LICENSED SALON UNDER THE SUPERVISION OF A LICENSEE; AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE PERMIT IS VALID FOR NINETY DAYS FROM THE DATE OF ISSUANCE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3475 -- Reps. Knotts and McLeod: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-37-224, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO MOTOR HOMES 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 ALSO BEING A PRIMARY OR SECOND RESIDENCE FOR PURPOSES OF AD VALOREM PROPERTY TAXATION IN THIS STATE AND BEING CONSIDERED REAL PROPERTY RATHER THAN PERSONAL PROPERTY FOR PROPERTY TAX PURPOSES.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3476 -- Rep. Knotts: 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 BEEN ACCEPTED INTO AN INTERVENTION PROGRAM PREVIOUSLY AND WHO IS CHARGED WITH AN ALCOHOL-RELATED MISDEMEANOR MAY BE CONSIDERED FOR PRETRIAL INTERVENTION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3477 -- Reps. Vaughn, Tripp, Hamilton, Easterday, Leach, Haskins, Wilkins and Cato: A BILL TO AUTHORIZE THE SCHOOL DISTRICT OF GREENVILLE COUNTY TO CHARGE AND COLLECT MATRICULATION AND INCIDENTAL FEES FROM PUPILS AND TO PROVIDE FOR WAIVER OF THESE FEES UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Debate Adjourned
Point of Order
Other proceedings

H. 3478 -- 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, WITH CERTAIN EXCEPTIONS, IF THE STUDENT HAS BEEN CONVICTED OF AN ALCOHOL-RELATED OFFENSE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3479 -- Reps. W.D. Smith, Sandifer, Edge, J.E. Smith, Allison, Altman, Bales, Battle, Bowers, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Davenport, Fleming, Govan, Harvin, Hinson, Howard, Huggins, Jennings, Kelley, Kennedy, Klauber, Law, Lee, Limehouse, Lloyd, Lourie, Mack, McCraw, McLeod, Meacham-Richardson, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, Ott, Quinn, Rodgers, Rutherford, Scott, Sharpe, F.N. Smith, J.R. Smith, Snow, Talley, Taylor, Townsend, Vaughn, Weeks, Whatley, Whipper, Wilder, Witherspoon, A. Young, Knotts and White: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 33-42-75 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT ANY MANUFACTURER, BREWER, OR IMPORTER OF BEER OR ITS AFFILIATE MAY HOLD AN INTEREST IN A LIMITED PARTNERSHIP PROVIDING FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE TO A GENERAL PARTNER WHOLESALER UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS, RESTRICTIONS, AND LIMITATIONS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor removed
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Point of Order

H. 3480 -- Reps. J.E. Smith and Miller: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-2360, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE DRIVER OF A VEHICLE YIELDING THE RIGHT-OF-WAY TO AN EMERGENCY OR POLICE VEHICLE WHEN AN EMERGENCY OR POLICE VEHICLE MAKES USE OF CERTAIN SIGNALS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT WHEN A POLICE VEHICLE MAKES USE OF A VISUAL AS WELL AS AUDIBLE SIGNAL, THE DRIVER OF EVERY OTHER VEHICLE MUST YIELD THE RIGHT-OF-WAY TO THE POLICE VEHICLE.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Amended
Proposed Amendment
Proposed Amendment
Request for Debate
Point of Order
Point of Order

H. 3481 -- Reps. Riser, Quinn, Barfield, Barrett, Bingham, Campsen, Chellis, Dantzler, Davenport, Edge, Gilham, Gourdine, Harrell, Haskins, Huggins, Keegan, Kelley, Knotts, Law, Limehouse, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Miller, J.M. Neal, Ott, Phillips, Rhoad, Rodgers, Sandifer, Scarborough, Sharpe, Sheheen, D.C. Smith, Snow, Talley, Webb, Whatley, White, Witherspoon, A. Young and Bowers: 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 DELETE THE PROVISION THAT THE SIZE LIMIT ON STRIPED BASS TAKEN FROM LAKE MURRAY IS NOT IN EFFECT DURING THE MONTHS OF JUNE, JULY, AND AUGUST.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3482 -- Rep. Knotts: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-1140, 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. 3483 -- Reps. Whatley, Knotts, Leach and Trotter: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 9-11-43 SO AS TO REQUIRE EVERY STATE AGENCY EMPLOYING PERSONS TO PERFORM THE FUNCTIONS OF LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS TO APPLY FOR ADMISSION TO THE POLICE OFFICERS' RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3484 -- Reps. Knotts, Bingham, Coates, Edge, McGee and Weeks: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 40-13-230, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS FOR COSMETOLOGISTS, ESTHETICIANS, AND NAIL TECHNICIANS, SO AS TO INCREASE THE SKIN CARE CLASS HOURS FROM FOUR HUNDRED AND FIFTY HOURS TO SIX HUNDRED HOURS FOR LICENSURE AS AN ESTHETICIAN AND TO INCREASE THE CLASS HOURS FROM THREE HUNDRED HOURS TO FOUR HUNDRED AND FIFTY HOURS FOR LICENSURE AS A NAIL TECHNICIAN.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings

H. 3485 -- Reps. Phillips, Littlejohn, McCraw and Whipper: A BILL TO AMEND ARTICLE 22, CHAPTER 3, TITLE 56, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF SPECIAL MOTOR VEHICLE LICENSE PLATES TO MEMBERS OF MUNICIPAL COUNCILS, COUNTY COUNCILS, AND COUNTY CORONERS BY THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY FOR PRIVATE PASSENGER MOTOR VEHICLES OWNED BY THEM, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT MAY ISSUE SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES TO MAYORS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading

H. 3486 -- Reps. Knotts and Whatley: 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. 3487 -- Rep. Knotts: 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, MAGISTRATES COURT MUST DISPOSE OF CRIMINAL CASES 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, MUNICIPAL COURTS MUST BE DISPOSE OF CRIMINAL CASES WITHIN SIX MONTHS OF ARREST.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3488 -- Reps. Davenport, Delleney, Leach, Lee, F.N. Smith, Taylor and Vaughn: A BILL TO AMEND TITLE 2, CHAPTER 15, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE LEGISLATIVE AUDIT COUNCIL, BY ADDING SECTION 2-15-130 SO AS TO CREATE A DIVISION WITHIN THE COUNCIL TO CONDUCT REVIEWS OF STATE AGENCIES AND DEPARTMENTS TO DETERMINE IF THEY ARE EFFECTIVE AND EFFICIENT, PROVIDE FOR A PROCEDURE FOR THE INITIATION OF A REVIEW, AND PROVIDE FOR ITS FINDINGS AFTER A REVIEW HAS BEEN COMPLETED.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3489 -- Rep. Rhoad: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND AND CONGRATULATE THE HONORABLE J. EDWARD DARNELL, SHERIFF OF BAMBERG COUNTY, ON BEING NAMED "SHERIFF OF THE YEAR " BY THE SOUTH CAROLINA SHERIFF'S ASSOCIATION AND WISH HIM CONTINUED SUCCESS IN THE FUTURE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3490 -- Rep. J.R. Smith: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO WARMLY WELCOME THE KOREAN AMERICAN CULTURAL FOUNDATION TO SOUTH CAROLINA AND TO ESPECIALLY THANK DR. LEE, YOUNG JACK, CHAIRMAN, DR. CHO, SUNG KYU, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, THE INSTITUTE FOR KOREA-U.S. CULTURAL EXCHANGE, AND ALL OF THE TALENTED PERFORMERS ACCOMPANYING THE KOREAN AMERICAN CULTURAL FOUNDATION FOR THEIR EFFORTS TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR AMERICAN VETERANS OF THE KOREAN WAR BY SHARING THE TRADITIONS AND RICH CULTURE OF KOREA WITH THE CITIZENS OF SOUTH CAROLINA.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3491 -- Reps. Rivers, Bowers, Gilham, Hosey, Lloyd, Rodgers, Rutherford and Sheheen: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE THE CONSIDERATIONS INVOLVED FROM AN INTERSTATE COMMERCE AND OTHER CONSTITUTIONAL AND STATUTORY VIEW POINTS IN LOCATING AND DEVELOPING MAJOR DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS IN THIS STATE WHICH HAVE MULTI-STATE AND MULTI-NATIONAL EFFECTS, TO EXPRESS THE WILLINGNESS OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA TO BE A PARTNER IN PROTECTING, COMPLYING WITH, OR WORKING THROUGH EACH OF THESE CONSTITUTIONAL OR STATUTORY CONSIDERATIONS WITH A POTENTIAL INVESTOR, AND TO COMMEND AND THANK STEVEDORING SERVICES OF AMERICA FOR THEIR WILLINGNESS TO INVEST SUBSTANTIAL SUMS OF MONEY IN SUCH PROJECTS IN UNDERDEVELOPED AREAS OF OUR STATE.
Introduced and Committed
Recommitted
Recalled

H. 3492 -- 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.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recommitted
Other proceedings
Returned by Senate With Amendment

H. 3493 -- Reps. Klauber, Carnell and Parks: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND THE PLAYERS, COACHES, AND TRAINERS OF THE CAMBRIDGE ACADEMY FOOTBALL TEAM ON A SEASON OF SPIRITED COMPETITION, HARD WORK, AND DISCIPLINED PLAY AND TO CONGRATULATE THEM ON WINNING THE 2000 SOUTH CAROLINA INDEPENDENT SCHOOL ASSOCIATION CLASS A STATE FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3494 -- Reps. Klauber, Carnell and Parks: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE PLAYERS, COACHES, AND TRAINERS OF THE CAMBRIDGE ACADEMY FOOTBALL TEAM AS WELL AS TO OTHER CAMBRIDGE ACADEMY SCHOOL OFFICIALS ON WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 2001, AT A TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF RECOGNIZING AND CONGRATULATING THE TEAM ON WINNING THE SOUTH CAROLINA INDEPENDENT SCHOOL ASSOCIATION CLASS A STATE FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3495 -- Rep. Easterday: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO AMEND RULE 5.3 OF THE RULES OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES RELATING TO APPROPRIATIONS BILLS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE CERTIFICATE REQUIRED FROM THE OFFICE OF STATE BUDGET ON APPROPRIATIONS BILLS THAT TOTAL APPROPRIATIONS DO NOT EXCEED ESTIMATED REVENUES MAY COUNT AS REVENUES ONLY THOSE REVENUES PROVIDED IN THE BILL OR PRODUCED FROM REVENUE MEASURES ENACTED AT THE TIME THE CERTIFICATE IS MADE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3496 -- Reps. Sharpe, Battle, Bowers, R. Brown, Clyburn, Coates, Emory, Gourdine, Lloyd, Loftis, McLeod, Miller, J.M. Neal, Ott, Perry, Rhoad, Scarborough, D.C. Smith, Stille, Trotter, Webb, Whatley and Witherspoon: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND SOUTH CAROLINA'S FFA MEMBERS, THEIR ADVISORS, SCHOOL ADMINISTRATORS, PARENTS, AND ALL WHO SUPPORT, PROMOTE, AND ENCOURAGE THESE OUTSTANDING STUDENTS OF AGRICULTURAL EDUCATION ON THE OCCASION OF THE OBSERVANCE AND CELEBRATION OF NATIONAL FFA WEEK, FEBRUARY 17-24, 2001.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3497 -- Rep. Lucas: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 20-7-2700, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS CONCERNING CHILD DAYCARE FACILITIES, SO AS TO REVISE THE DEFINITION OF "FAMILY DAYCARE HOME " TO INCLUDE A FACILITY ATTACHED TO THE RESIDENCE IN WHICH THE DAYCARE OPERATOR RESIDES; AND TO AMEND SECTION 20-7-2850, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO FAMILY DAYCARE REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS, SO AS TO REQUIRE THE FACILITY USED BY A FAMILY DAYCARE OPERATOR TO COMPLY WITH APPLICABLE HEALTH AND FIRE SAFETY REGULATIONS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3498 -- Rep. Bales: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 4-9-10, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE AUTHORIZATION TO CONDUCT A REFERENDUM TO DETERMINE A CHANGE IN THE FORM OF COUNTY GOVERNMENT, NUMBER OF COUNTY COUNCIL MEMBERS, OR METHODS OF ELECTION, SO AS TO AUTHORIZE A REFERENDUM TO BE HELD TO CHANGE THE METHODS OF ELECTION OF COUNTY COUNCILS AND PROVIDE FOR AND LIMIT THE ALTERNATE METHODS OF ELECTION WHICH MAY BE ESTABLISHED.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3499 -- 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. 3500 -- Reps. Bales and J. Brown: 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. 3501 -- Rep. Bales: A BILL TO RATIFY AN AMENDMENT TO SECTION 1(8), 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 ESTABLISH A NEW CLASS OF PROPERTY CONSISTING OF PERSONAL MOTOR VEHICLES WHICH MUST BE TITLED BY A STATE OR FEDERAL AGENCY AND LIMITED TO PASSENGER MOTOR VEHICLES AND PICKUP TRUCKS AS DEFINED BY LAW ASSESSED FOR PROPERTY TAX AT NINE AND SEVENTY-FIVE HUNDREDTHS PERCENT OF FAIR MARKET VALUE REDUCED IN ANNUAL INCREMENTS OF SEVENTY-FIVE HUNDREDTHS OF ONE PERCENT OVER SIX YEARS TO A PERMANENT RATE OF SIX PERCENT OF FAIR MARKET VALUE AND TO PROVIDE THAT THESE REVISED ASSESSMENT RATIOS AND THE NEW CLASS OF PROPERTY APPLIES FOR PROPERTY TAX YEARS BEGINNING AFTER 2001 OR IN EARLIER TAX YEARS AS THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY MAY PROVIDE BY LAW.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3502 -- Reps. McGee, Askins, Coates, J. Hines and M. 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 2001 " 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
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended

H. 3503 -- Reps. Wilder, Carnell, Fleming, Klauber and Taylor: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-146-175 SO AS TO REQUIRE SCHOOL DISTRICTS TO SUBMIT A LONG-RANGE FACILITY MAINTENANCE, REPAIR, AND IMPROVEMENT PLAN TO THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION IN ORDER TO QUALIFY FOR FUNDS UNDER THE STATE SCHOOL FACILITIES BONDS ACT AND TO UPDATE THE PLAN ANNUALLY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3504 -- Reps. Sheheen, Altman and Rivers: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 8-13-1354, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO INDENTIFICATION OF A PERSON INDEPENDENTLY PAYING FOR AN ELECTION-RELATED COMMUNICATION AND EXCEPTIONS, SO AS TO REQUIRE THE NAME AND ADDRESS OF THE CANDIDATE, COMMITTEE, OR PERSON MAKING THE EXPENDITURE TO BE PRINTED IN FOURTEEN POINT TYPE.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Point of Order
Other proceedings

H. 3505 -- Rep. Easterday: A BILL TO AMEND ARTICLE 5, 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. 3506 -- Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL, RELATING TO STANDARDS FOR LICENSING OUTPATIENT FACILITIES FOR CHEMICALLY DEPENDENT OR ADDICTED PERSONS, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 2531, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Ratified

H. 3507 -- Reps. Govan, Whipper, Cobb-Hunter, Gourdine and Kennedy: 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 OFFICERS OF THE HIGHWAY PATROL, THE STATE POLICE, AND ALL OTHER STATE AND LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES AND TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT TO MAKE AN ANNUAL REPORT REGARDING COMPLAINTS MADE BY MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC AGAINST OFFICERS OF THE HIGHWAY PATROL, THE STATE POLICE, AND ALL OTHER STATE AND LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES, AND TO REPEAL THE ABOVE PROVISIONS IN 2007.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3508 -- Reps. Allison, Edge, Keegan, Martin, Perry, Rice, Walker, Webb, Wilder and Rodgers: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 17-22-50, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PERSONS NOT TO BE CONSIDERED FOR PRETRIAL INTERVENTION, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON CHARGED WITH A CRIMINAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE OFFENSE AS DEFINED IN CHAPTER 25 OF TITLE 16 MAY NOT BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS PROGRAM.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3509 -- Reps. Allison, Edge, Freeman, Govan, Hayes, J. Hines, Kelley, Law, Martin, McCraw, Miller, Neilson, Perry, Rice, Riser, Sinclair, Stuart, Taylor, Walker, Webb and Rodgers: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 16-3-1750, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO ACTIONS SEEKING A RESTRAINING ORDER AGAINST A PERSON ENGAGED IN HARASSMENT OR STALKING, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE COURT MAY NOT CHARGE A FEE FOR FILING A COMPLAINT AND MOTION FOR A RESTRAINING ORDER AGAINST A PERSON ENGAGED IN HARASSMENT OR STALKING.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3510 -- Reps. McLeod, Davenport, Lourie and Scott: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 23, TITLE 40 OF THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PROFESSIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL SYSTEMS OPERATORS, SO AS TO CONFORM THE CHAPTER TO THE STATUTORY ORGANIZATIONAL FRAMEWORK OF CHAPTER 1, TITLE 40 FOR BOARDS UNDER THE ADMINISTRATION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING AND REGULATION; TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THE LICENSURE AND REGULATION OF ENVIRONMENTAL SYSTEMS OPERATORS; AND AMONG OTHER THINGS, TO EXPAND THE NUMBER OF WELL DRILLER LICENSE TYPES AND TO ORGANIZE THESE LICENSES INTO WELL CONSTRUCTION CATEGORIES; TO PROVIDE FOR BONDING REQUIREMENTS FOR THE PRACTICE OF WELL DRILLING; TO ELIMINATE PERCOLATION TEST TECHNICIAN LICENSURE; TO PROVIDE FOR ADMINISTRATIVE CITATIONS AND PENALTIES FOR UNLICENSED PRACTICE AND PROFESSIONAL MISCONDUCT OF LICENSEES; TO PROHIBIT COLLECTION ACTIONS BY PERSONS DRILLING WELLS WITHOUT A LICENSE AND TO PROVIDE FOR A CIVIL CAUSE OF ACTION TO PLAINTIFFS TO RECOVER PAYMENTS MADE FOR WELL DRILLING PERFORMED WITHOUT A LICENSE; TO EXPAND UPON AND CLARIFY THE GROUNDS FOR SANCTIONABLE MISCONDUCT OF LICENSEES; TO REQUIRE TEMPORARY AUTOMATIC SUSPENSION OF A LICENSEE UPON CONVICTION OF CERTAIN CRIMES; TO CLARIFY THAT THE BOARD'S JURISDICTION OVER MISCONDUCT OF LICENSEES INCLUDES PRELICENSURE MISCONDUCT AND ACTIONS DURING LICENSURE BUT PROSECUTED AFTER A LICENSE BECOMES INACTIVE; TO CLARIFY THE PRIVILEGES AND IMMUNITIES OF WITNESSES, INVESTIGATORS, THE BOARD, AND OTHERS INVOLVED IN DISCIPLINARY ACTIONS; TO PROVIDE FOR CONFIDENTIALITY OF INVESTIGATIONS AND COMPLAINANT INFORMATION; TO MODIFY THE POWERS OF THE BOARD IN GRANTING LICENSURE TO NONRESIDENTS; AND TO EXPRESSLY REQUIRE LIBERAL INTERPRETATION OF THE PRACTICE ACT IN FAVOR OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION.
Introduced and Committed
2nd Reading
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Amended
Recalled
Debate Adjourned
Other proceedings
Reconsidered

H. 3511 -- Reps. Knotts, Keegan, Trotter, Whatley and Witherspoon: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-1170, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE RETIREMENT INCOME DEDUCTION AND THE TAXABLE INCOME DEDUCTION ALLOWED INDIVIDUAL TAXPAYERS WHO HAVE ATTAINED AGE SIXTY-FIVE FOR PURPOSES OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA INCOME TAX ACT, SO AS TO INCREASE THE TAXABLE INCOME DEDUCTION ALLOWED INDIVIDUAL TAXPAYERS WHO HAVE ATTAINED AGE SIXTY-FIVE FROM FIFTEEN THOUSAND DOLLARS TO TWENTY THOUSAND DOLLARS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3512 -- Reps. Easterday, Barrett, Cotty, Delleney, Hamilton, Keegan, Klauber, Leach, Loftis, Lucas, McGee, Neilson, Quinn, Rice, Robinson, Scarborough, Sinclair, Vaughn and Walker: 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. 3513 -- Reps. Easterday, Barrett, Cotty, Delleney, Freeman, Hamilton, Harrell, Hinson, Keegan, Kelley, Kennedy, Klauber, Leach, Loftis, Lucas, McGee, Merrill, Neilson, Owens, Quinn, Rice, Robinson, Scarborough, Sinclair, Thompson, Vaughn, Walker, Wilkins, Witherspoon, Campsen and White: 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
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Other proceedings

H. 3514 -- Reps. McLeod, Carnell, Kennedy, Lourie, Neilson, Rivers, Sinclair, Snow, Stuart, Taylor and Wilder: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 59-20-40, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE DETERMINATION OF ANNUAL ALLOCATIONS IN THE EDUCATION FINANCE ACT AND WEIGHTINGS USED TO PROVIDE RELATIVE COST DIFFERENCES BETWEEN PROGRAMS FOR STUDENTS IN DIFFERENT CLASSIFICATIONS, SO AS TO ADD A WEIGHTING FOR STUDENTS CLASSIFIED AS ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE STUDENTS, AND TO PROVIDE A DEFINITION FOR THIS CLASSIFICATION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3515 -- Reps. Sandifer, Robinson, Allison, Altman, Askins, Barfield, Barrett, Bingham, Carnell, Cato, Chellis, Cobb-Hunter, Cooper, Dantzler, Harrell, Huggins, Keegan, Kelley, Kirsh, Klauber, Law, Leach, Martin, Meacham-Richardson, J.M. Neal, Phillips, Rice, Riser, Simrill, D.C. Smith, W.D. Smith, Snow, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Trotter, Walker, Whipper, Wilder, A. Young, McLeod, Davenport, Emory, Sinclair and Knotts: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 40-19-235 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A NONRESIDENT EMBALMER OR FUNERAL DIRECTOR MAY BE LICENSED IN THIS STATE IF THE LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS OF HIS STATE ARE SUBSTANTIALLY SIMILAR TO REQUIREMENTS OF THIS STATE AND TO REQUIRE FIVE YEARS OF PRACTICE AND PASSAGE OF AN EXAMINATION FOR LICENSURE WHEN THE LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS IN ANOTHER STATE ARE NOT SUBSTANTIALLY SIMILAR TO REQUIREMENTS IN THIS STATE; TO ADD SECTION 40-19-265 SO AS TO ESTABLISH PERMIT REQUIREMENTS FOR FUNERAL HOMES, BRANCH FUNERAL HOMES, RETAIL SALES OUTLETS, AND CREMATORIES; TO AMEND SECTION 40-19-10, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA STATE BOARD OF FUNERAL SERVICE, SO AS TO REQUIRE ALL FUNERAL DIRECTORS AND EMBALMERS SERVING ON THE BOARD TO BE FULL-TIME EMPLOYEES OF A FUNERAL ESTABLISHMENT; TO AMEND SECTION 40-19-20, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS CONCERNING EMBALMERS AND FUNERAL DIRECTORS, SO AS TO REVISE, AMONG OTHER DEFINITIONS, "BRANCH FUNERAL HOME ", "DISPOSITION ", AND "MANAGER " AND TO DEFINE ADDITIONAL TERMS; TO AMEND SECTION 40-19-110, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO GROUNDS FOR MISCONDUCT, SO AS TO PROHIBIT SOLICITING THE SALE OF FUNERAL MERCHANDISE AND TO CLARIFY OTHER GROUNDS; TO AMEND SECTION 40-19-230, RELATING TO QUALIFICATIONS FOR LICENSURE, SO AS TO CHANGE THE ACCREDITING BODY FOR EMBALMING COLLEGES AND TO CONFORM PROVISIONS TO THE REVISED LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS FOR OUT-OF- STATE EMBALMERS AND FUNERAL DIRECTORS; TO AMEND SECTION 40-19-270, RELATING TO PERMITS AND INSPECTIONS OF FUNERAL ESTABLISHMENTS AND CREMATORIES, SO AS TO APPLY CERTAIN OF THESE PROVISIONS TO RETAIL SALES OUTLETS; TO AMEND SECTION 40-19-280, RELATING TO THE REQUIREMENT THAT A PERSON BE LICENSED TO HOLD HIMSELF OUT AS PRACTICING FUNERAL SERVICE OR OPERATING A FUNERAL ESTABLISHMENT, SO AS TO APPLY THIS LICENSURE REQUIREMENT TO A PERSON OPERATING A CREMATORY OR A RETAIL SALES OUTLET; AND TO AMEND SECTION 40- 19-290, RELATING TO DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION AND EXPENSES TO CLIENTS BY FUNERAL ESTABLISHMENTS, SO AS TO ALSO REQUIRE CREMATORIES TO DISCLOSE SUCH INFORMATION AND EXPENSES TO ITS CLIENTS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended

H. 3516 -- Rep. Altman: A BILL TO DEVOLVE THE AUTHORITY FOR APPOINTMENTS AND RECOMMENDATIONS FOR APPOINTMENTS FOR BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS FROM THE LEGISLATIVE DELEGATION REPRESENTING CHARLESTON COUNTY TO THE GOVERNING BODY OF CHARLESTON COUNTY AND TO PROVIDE EXCEPTIONS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Debate Adjourned
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 3517 -- Rep. J. Brown: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE RYAN BAXTER OF COLUMBIA ON THE OCCASION OF HIS RECEIVING THE EAGLE SCOUT AWARD.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3518 -- Reps. Wilkins and Townsend: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO DECLARE THE MONTH OF MAY 2001, AS "SOUTH CAROLINA HIGHWAY SAFETY MONTH. "
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3519 -- Reps. Cooper, Allen, Allison, Altman, Askins, Bales, Barfield, Barrett, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Campsen, Carnell, Cato, Chellis, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb- Hunter, Coleman, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Easterday, Edge, Emory, Fleming, Freeman, Frye, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Hamilton, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jennings, Keegan, Kelley, Kennedy, Kirsh, Klauber, Knotts, Koon, Law, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Meacham-Richardson, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Riser, Rivers, Robinson, Rodgers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sharpe, Sheheen, Simrill, Sinclair, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Snow, Stille, Stuart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Vaughn, Walker, Webb, Weeks, Whatley, Whipper, White, Wilder, Wilkins, Witherspoon, A. Young and J. Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO ENDORSE THE NATIONAL PROCLAMATION OF NATIONAL HEART FAILURE AWARENESS WEEK AND TO ENCOURAGE THE DISSEMINATION OF THE TREATMENT GUIDELINES FOR CONGESTIVE HEART FAILURE PUBLISHED BY THE HEART FAILURE SOCIETY OF AMERICA, INC., TO APPROPRIATE HEALTH CARE OFFICIALS IN THE STATE.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3520 -- Reps. J.R. Smith, Clyburn, Sharpe, D.C. Smith and Witherspoon: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE NAVAL JUNIOR RESERVE OFFICER TRAINING CORPS DRILL TEAM OF SILVER BLUFF HIGH SCHOOL, ITS MEMBERS, INSTRUCTORS, AND SCHOOL OFFICIALS ON FEBRUARY 14, 2001, AT A TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF RECOGNIZING AND CONGRATULATING THE TEAM ON WINNING THE SOUTH CAROLINA STATE DRILL CHAMPIONSHIP MEET.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3521 -- Reps. J.R. Smith, Clyburn, Perry, Sharpe and D.C. Smith: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND THE NAVAL JUNIOR RESERVE OFFICER TRAINING CORPS DRILL TEAM OF SILVER BLUFF HIGH SCHOOL FOR THEIR OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCE IN WINNING THE 2001 SOUTH CAROLINA STATE DRILL MEET AND THE STATE DRILL CHAMPIONSHIP, AND TO CONGRATULATE THE DRILL TEAM MEMBERS, THEIR NAVEL JUNIOR ROTC INSTRUCTORS, SCHOOL OFFICIALS, FACULTY, AND STAFF OF SILVER BLUFF HIGH SCHOOL ON THE OCCASION OF THE SILVER BLUFF HIGH SCHOOL DRILL TEAM WINNING THE STATE DRILL CHAMPIONSHIP FOR THE THIRD YEAR IN A ROW AND BEING SELECTED TO REPRESENT THE NAVAL JUNIOR RESERVE OFFICER TRAINING CORPS AREA SIX IN THE UPCOMING NATIONAL DRILL COMPETITION TO BE HELD IN PENSACOLA, FLORIDA.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3522 -- Rep. W.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 13, 2001.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3523 -- Rep. Delleney: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE LEWISVILLE HIGH SCHOOL CHEERLEADERS AND THEIR COACH, DEBBIE ROGERS, ON WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2001, AT A TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF CONGRATULATING THEM ON WINNING THE CLASS AAA STATE CHEERLEADING CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3524 -- Rep. Delleney: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE THE LEWISVILLE HIGH SCHOOL CHEERLEADERS FOR OVERCOMING SEVERAL ADVERSITIES TO WIN THE SOUTH CAROLINA CHEERLEADER COACHES ASSOCIATION CLASS A/AA STATE CHEERLEADING CHAMPIONSHIP ON DECEMBER 15, 2000.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3525 -- Rep. McLeod: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND ISRAEL BROOKS, JR., FOR HIS SERVICE AS UNITED STATES MARSHAL FOR THE DISTRICT OF SOUTH CAROLINA AND TO RECOGNIZE HIS MANY ACHIEVEMENTS DURING A DISTINGUISHED LAW ENFORCEMENT CAREER.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3526 - Rep. Delleney: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE DEBBIE ROGERS ON HER SUCCESS AS THE COACH OF THE LEWISVILLE HIGH SCHOOL CHEERLEADERS, WHO WON THE SOUTH CAROLINA CHEERLEADER COACHES ASSOCIATION CLASS A/AA STATE CHEERLEADING CHAMPIONSHIP ON DECEMBER 15, 2000, AND TO WISH HER WELL IN HER CONTINUING BATTLE WITH CANCER.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3527 -- Reps. Sharpe and Rhoad: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION URGING THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO ENACT THE SOUTHERN DAIRY COMPACT AND SPECIFICALLY URGING THE SOUTH CAROLINA CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION TO LEAD THE EFFORT IN BRINGING THIS COMPACT BEFORE CONGRESS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3528 -- Reps. Harrison, Wilkins and Fleming: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 44-48-50, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE MULTIDISCIPLINARY TEAM REVIEWING RECORDS TO DETERMINE IF A PERSON IS A SEXUALLY VIOLENT PREDATOR, SO AS TO CHANGE THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE TEAM.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Point of Order

H. 3529 -- Reps. Stille, Townsend, Carnell, Allison, Littlejohn, Sandifer and Walker: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 59-4-20, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS UNDER THE SOUTH CAROLINA TUITION PREPAYMENT PROGRAM, SO AS TO REVISE THE DEFINITION OF "TUITION "; TO AMEND SECTION 59-4-40, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE REVOLVING FUND UNDER THE TUITION PAYMENT PROGRAM, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE CONTENTS OF THE REVOLVING FUND, INCLUDING ANY RIGHT OF REFUND OR ANY OTHER RIGHT ACCRUED BY A PERSON IN THE FUND ARE EXEMPT FROM LEGAL PROCESS AND ARE UNASSIGNABLE, AND TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THE INVESTING OF MONIES IN THE FUND; TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-1140, RELATING TO DEDUCTIONS FROM SOUTH CAROLINA INDIVIDUAL TAXABLE INCOME AND TO AMEND SECTION 59-4-100, RELATING TO TAX LIABILITY IN REGARD TO THE TUITION PREPAYMENT PROGRAM, SO AS TO PERMIT THE DEDUCTION FROM SOUTH CAROLINA INCOME OF CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE PROGRAM; AND TO AMEND TITLE 59, RELATING TO EDUCATION, BY ADDING CHAPTER 2 SO AS TO CREATE THE SOUTH CAROLINA COLLEGE INVESTMENT PROGRAM (SCCIP) TO ESTABLISH A COLLEGE INVESTMENT PLAN FOR QUALIFIED HIGHER EDUCATIONAL EXPENSES; TO PROVIDE THAT THE OFFICE OF STATE TREASURER SHALL MANAGE THE PROGRAM, TO PROVIDE FOR THE MANNER IN WHICH THE PROGRAM SHALL OPERATE; TO PROVIDE FOR AND DEFINE INVESTMENT TRUST AGREEMENTS; TO PROVIDE THAT CONTRIBUTIONS TO AN INVESTMENT TRUST AGREEMENT ARE DEDUCTIBLE FROM SOUTH CAROLINA INCOME SUBJECT TO TAX UP TO SPECIFIED LIMITS; AND PROVIDE FOR RELATED MATTERS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Objection
Debate Adjourned
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Message from Senate
Ratified

H. 3530 -- Reps. Moody-Lawrence, R. Brown, Breeland, J. Brown, Lloyd, Govan, Whipper, Lee, Allen, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Jennings, Kennedy, Lourie, Mack, J.H. Neal, Parks, Rutherford, Scott, Simrill, F.N. Smith and Weeks: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-18-510 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT UNDER THE EDUCATION ACCOUNTABILITY ACT TEST PERFORMANCE SHALL NOT BE THE SOLE DETERMINATE IN DECISIONS REGARDING PROMOTION, RETENTION, OR GROUPING OF STUDENTS OR THE PERFORMANCE OF SCHOOLS, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE MANNER IN WHICH STANDARDIZED TESTS MAY BE CONSIDERED FOR THESE DECISION- MAKING PURPOSES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3531 -- Reps. Moody-Lawrence, R. Brown, Breeland, J. Brown, Lloyd, Govan, Allen, Jennings, Kennedy, Lourie, Mack, Martin, Miller, J.H. Neal, Rutherford, Scott, F.N. Smith, Townsend, Weeks, Whipper and Wilder: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-18-520 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IN ALLOCATING THE USE OF ADDITIONAL FUNDING TO ASSIST UNDER-PERFORMING STUDENTS AS DETERMINED UNDER THE EDUCATION ACCOUNTABILITY ACT, SCHOOL DISTRICTS MUST ALLOCATE AT LEAST TWENTY-FIVE PERCENT OF THESE FUNDS TO INFRASTRUCTURE RESOURCES DESIGNED TO HELP THESE STUDENTS INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, INVESTMENTS IN NEW OR UPGRADED COMPUTERS, COMPUTER SOFTWARE, AND ACCESS TO ELECTRONIC OR AUDIO VISUAL PROGRAMS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3532 -- Rep. Kirsh: A BILL TO AMEND SECTIONS 4-10-20, AS AMENDED, 4-10-350, AS AMENDED, 4-10-580, AND 4-37-30, AS AMENDED, ALL OF THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE LOCAL OPTION SALES TAX, THE CAPITAL PROJECT SALES TAX, THE PERSONAL PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTION SALES TAX, AND THE TRANSPORTATION INFRASTRUCTURE SALES TAX, SO AS TO EXEMPT FROM THESE TAXES FOOD ITEMS ELIGIBLE FOR PURCHASE WITH UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE FOOD COUPONS AND TO MAKE THIS EXEMPTION APPLY PROSPECTIVELY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3533 -- Rep. Townsend: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 59-101-350, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE COMMISSION ON HIGHER EDUCATION'S ANNUAL REPORT UNDER THE EDUCATION ACCOUNTABILITY ACT, SO AS TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THAT INFORMATION WHICH MUST BE SUBMITTED BY TWO-YEAR AND FOUR-YEAR POST-SECONDARY INSTITUTIONS FOR INCLUSION IN THE REPORT.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Amended
Debate Adjourned
Ratified

H. 3534 -- Rep. Townsend: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 59-101-280, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES EMPHASIZING TEACHING AS A CAREER OPPORTUNITY, SO AS TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THE MANNER IN WHICH THESE REQUIREMENTS ARE IMPLEMENTED, AND FOR THE CONTENT OF TEACHER EDUCATION PROGRAMS; TO AMEND SECTION 59-111-20, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO FREE HIGHER EDUCATION TUITION FOR CHILDREN OF CERTAIN WARTIME VETERANS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT CHILDREN OF VETERANS WHO HAVE BEEN AWARDED THE PURPLE HEART FOR WOUNDS RECEIVED IN COMBAT ALSO QUALIFY FOR SUCH TUITION; TO AMEND SECTION 59-18-310, RELATING TO THE STATEWIDE ASSESSMENT PROGRAM TO MEASURE STUDENT PERFORMANCE UNDER THE EDUCATION ACCOUNTABILITY ACT, SO AS TO DELETE THE REQUIREMENT THAT A STANDARDS BASED ASSESSMENT WILL BE DEVELOPED FOR GRADES ONE AND TWO FOR USE BY SCHOOLS AND DISTRICTS AS DEEMED APPROPRIATE BY THE DISTRICT OFFICIALS; TO AMEND SECTION 59-18-1930, RELATING TO THE EDUCATION OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE'S REVIEW OF STATE AND LOCAL PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT STANDARDS AND RECOMMENDATIONS FOR IMPROVEMENT IN THE STANDARDS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION SHALL DEVELOP AN ACCOUNTABILITY SYSTEM TO ENSURE THAT THESE RECOMMENDATIONS FOR IMPROVEMENT ARE IMPLEMENTED, AND PROVIDE FOR THE MANNER OF IMPLEMENTATION.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Proposed Amendment
Debate Adjourned
Point of Order
Point of Order
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 3535 -- Rep. Townsend: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 59-18-1930, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE EDUCATION OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE'S REVIEW OF STATE AND LOCAL PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT STANDARDS AND RECOMMENDATIONS FOR IMPROVEMENT IN THE STANDARDS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION SHALL DEVELOP AN ACCOUNTABILITY SYSTEM TO ENSURE THAT THESE RECOMMENDATIONS FOR IMPROVEMENT ARE IMPLEMENTED, AND PROVIDE FOR THE MANNER OF IMPLEMENTATION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3536 -- Rep. Bowers: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO PROVIDE THAT BEFORE THE SOUTH CAROLINA STATE PORTS AUTHORITY MAY EXPAND ITS TERMINAL FACILITIES OR ESTABLISH A NEW TERMINAL FACILITY, THE PLAN OF EXPANSION INCLUDING THE TERMINAL FACILITY LOCATION, ITS FINANCING, AND HOW THAT EXPANSION OR ADDITION INTERACTS WITH EXISTING FACILITIES IN AN OVERALL MASTER PLAN MUST BE SUBMITTED BY THE PORTS AUTHORITY BOARD TO THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY AND THEN APPROVED BY JOINT RESOLUTION OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3537 -- Reps. M. Hines, Askins, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, Gourdine, Hayes, J. Hines, Hosey, Lloyd, Mack and Rutherford: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 5, TITLE 37, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO REMEDIES UNDER THE UNIFORM CONSUMER PROTECTION CODE, BY ADDING SECTION 37-5-116 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IN EVERY SALE OF A USED MOTOR VEHICLE TO A CONSUMER THERE IS AN IMPLIED WARRANTY THAT THE VEHICLE IS FIT FOR THE PURPOSE OF PROVIDING REASONABLY RELIABLE AND SAFE TRANSPORTATION TO THE CONSUMER AND THAT A PERSON ENGAGED IN THE BUSINESS OF SELLING USED MOTOR VEHICLES WHO SELLS A VEHICLE "AS IS " MAY NOT DISCLAIM THE IMPLIED WARRANTY THAT A MOTOR VEHICLE OFFERED FOR SALE OR SOLD TO A CONSUMER IS FIT FOR THE PURPOSE OF PROVIDING REASONABLY RELIABLE AND SAFE TRANSPORTATION TO THE CONSUMER, TO PROVIDE FOR DISCLAIMING THE IMPLIED WARRANTY, DEFECTS, AND CONDITIONS IN WRITING BEFORE THE SALE OF THE USED MOTOR VEHICLE, TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON ENGAGED IN THE BUSINESS OF SELLING USED MOTOR VEHICLES IS LIABLE TO A CONSUMER WHO PURCHASES THE VEHICLE FOR ACTUAL DAMAGES ARISING FROM ANY BREACH OF THE IMPLIED WARRANTY THAT THE USED VEHICLE IS FIT FOR THE PURPOSE OF PROVIDING REASONABLY RELIABLE AND SAFE TRANSPORTATION AS WELL AS FOR ACTUAL AND PUNITIVE DAMAGES RESULTING FROM ANY MISREPRESENTATION, NONDISCLOSURE, OR THE PRACTICE OF ANY DECEPTION RELATING TO DEFECTS, CONDITIONS, AND FITNESS OF THE USED MOTOR VEHICLE FOR THE PURPOSE OF PROVIDING REASONABLY RELIABLE AND SAFE TRANSPORTATION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3538 -- Rep. Cooper: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 15-49-60 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON WHO IS REFERRED TO AS A SEX OFFENDER IS NOT ALLOWED TO CHANGE HIS NAME UNLESS THE CHANGE IS INCIDENT TO A CHANGE IN HIS MARITAL STATUS, OR IS NECESSARY TO EFFECT THE EXERCISE OF HIS RELIGION, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE NAME CHANGE MUST BE REPORTED TO THE SHERIFF IN THE COUNTY IN WHICH HE RESIDES WITHIN A CERTAIN PERIOD OF TIME.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3539 -- Reps. J.E. Smith and Lourie: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 16, TITLE 16, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO COMPUTER CRIME, SO AS TO ENACT THE "COMPUTER ABUSE ACT OF 2001 ", BY ADDING SECTION 16-16-25 SO AS TO PROVIDE A CIVIL REMEDY OF COMPENSATORY DAMAGES AND RESTITUTION FOR THE OWNER OR LESSEE OF A COMPUTER, COMPUTER SYSTEM, COMPUTER PROGRAM, OR COMPUTER NETWORK INJURED BY A PERSON CONVICTED UNDER THIS CHAPTER; TO AMEND SECTION 16-16-10, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS, SO AS TO ADD A DEFINITION FOR "COMPUTER CONTAMINANT " AND TO REVISE OTHER DEFINITIONS; TO AMEND SECTION 16-16-20, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO COMPUTER CRIME OFFENSES, SO AS TO ADD THE OFFENSE OF INTRODUCING COMPUTER CONTAMINANT INTO A COMPUTER, COMPUTER SYSTEM, COMPUTER PROGRAM, OR COMPUTER NETWORK; TO AMEND SECTION 16-16-30, RELATING TO VENUE FOR ACTIONS BROUGHT UNDER THE COMPUTER CRIMES CHAPTER, SO AS TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Point of Order

H. 3540 -- Reps. J.E. Smith and Lourie: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 16-11-700, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO LITTERING AND PENALTIES FOR LITTERING, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON WHO WITNESSES LITTERING MAY SWEAR OUT A WARRANT IN THE APPROPRIATE COURT TO INITIATE PROSECUTION OF THE OFFENDER.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3541 -- Reps. J.E. Smith and Lourie: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-180, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF A SPECIAL RESTRICTED DRIVER'S LICENSE TO CERTAIN MINORS BY THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE RESTRICTIONS CONTAINED IN THIS DRIVER'S LICENSE MAY BE MODIFIED OR WAIVED BY THE DEPARTMENT IF THE RESTRICTED LICENSEE PROVES THAT THE RESTRICTION INTERFERES WITH TRAVEL BETWEEN THE LICENSEE'S HOME AND CHURCH RELATED EVENTS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3542 -- Reps. Allison, Cotty, McCraw, J.R. Smith and Knotts: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO PROVIDE THAT LAPSED EDUCATION IMPROVEMENT ACT FUNDS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION INCLUDING EIA FUNDS FOR FISCAL YEAR 2000-2001 AND PRIOR YEARS MUST BE USED BY THE DEPARTMENT FOR STIPULATED PRIORITY EXPENDITURES AND TO PROVIDE THAT FUNDS APPROPRIATED FOR EIA TEACHER SALARIES AND RELATED FRINGE BENEFITS ARE EXEMPT FROM ANY REQUIRED SPENDING REDUCTIONS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Other proceedings
Point of Order
Ratified

H. 3543 -- Rep. Sandifer: 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 ELECTRIC POWER ACT ".
Introduced and Committed

H. 3544 -- Reps. Miller, Allison, Battle, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Emory, Hayes, Jennings, Kelley, Mack, J.M. Neal, Scarborough, Sinclair, Snow and Taylor: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-3-1960, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE AND DISPLAY OF PLACARDS AND LICENSE PLATES THAT ALLOW PERSONS WHO ARE HANDICAPPED TO PARK FREE OF CHARGE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PLACARD ISSUED TO A PERSON WHO IS HANDICAPPED MUST HAVE HIS DRIVER'S LICENSE NUMBER OR SPECIAL IDENTIFICATION CARD NUMBER PRINTED ON IT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3545 -- Reps. Littlejohn, Allison, Altman, Bales, Barfield, Battle, G. Brown, Coates, Coleman, Easterday, Emory, Fleming, Frye, Hamilton, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, J. Hines, Keegan, Kelley, Kennedy, Kirsh, Klauber, Leach, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Miller, J.M. Neal, Owens, Perry, Phillips, Rice, Riser, Rivers, Sheheen, Simrill, Sinclair, Stille, Talley, Thompson, Walker, Weeks, Whatley, Wilder and Witherspoon: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 56-5-2365 SO AS TO DEFINE "POLICE OFFICER SAFETY ZONE ", TO PROVIDE FOR THE RESTRICTIONS IMPOSED UPON A MOTOR VEHICLE TRAVELING THROUGH A POLICE OFFICER SAFETY ZONE, AND TO PROVIDE A PENALTY FOR A PERSON WHO VIOLATES A PROVISION CONTAINED IN THIS SECTION.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Committed
Recalled
Other proceedings

H. 3546 -- Reps. Knotts, Altman, Bingham, Whatley and Wilkins: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO AMEND JOINT RESOLUTION 420 OF 2000, RELATING TO THE CREATION OF A LOCAL JAIL TASK FORCE TO IDENTIFY AND STUDY THE PROBLEMS CONFRONTING LOCAL JAILS, THE TASK FORCE MEMBERSHIP, AND THE ISSUANCE OF A REPORT BY THE TASK FORCE, SO AS TO EXTEND THE LIFE OF THE TASK FORCE TO FEBRUARY 1, 2002, BEFORE WHICH DATE IT MUST MAKE ITS REPORT, AND TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON APPOINTED TO THE TASK FORCE BEFORE FEBRUARY 1, 2001, SHALL REMAIN ON THE TASK FORCE.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Other proceedings
Ratified

H. 3547 -- Rep. Thompson: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND AND CONGRATULATE CAPTAIN DAVID IRBY, LIEUTENANT PAUL DRAKE, AND FIREFIGHTER ERIC BROWN FOR RECEIVING THE ANDERSON COUNTY COURAGE AND LIFESAVING AWARD, AND TO COMMEND THE ENTIRE WHITEFIELD FIRE DEPARTMENT FOR THEIR UNDYING COURAGE.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3548 -- Reps. Thompson, Webb and White: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-6430, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO CIRCUMSTANCES WHEN USE OF A CHILD RESTRAINT DEVICE IS NOT REQUIRED, SO AS TO REMOVE THE EXEMPTION FOR FEEDING A CHILD OR FOR A CHILD WITH A MEDICAL PROBLEM AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE EXEMPTION COVERS A CHILD BEING TRANSPORTED WHO IS IN A MEDICAL EMERGENCY SITUATION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3549 -- Reps. Cato, Scott, Bales and J. Brown: 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. 3550 -- Rep. J.H. Neal: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 16-25-40, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PENALTIES FOR DOMESTIC ABUSE, SO AS TO REVISE THE PENALTY FOR MORE THAN TWO VIOLATIONS BY REQUIRING BOTH A FINE AND IMPRISONMENT, RATHER THAN EITHER A FINE OR IMPRISONMENT OR BOTH, BY ESTABLISHING A FIVE HUNDRED DOLLAR FINE, RATHER THAN A FINE NOT TO EXCEED THREE THOUSAND DOLLARS, AND BY REQUIRING IMPRISONMENT FOR NOT LESS THAN THIRTY DAYS OR MORE THAN FIVE YEARS, RATHER THAN IMPRISONMENT OF NOT MORE THAN FIVE YEARS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3551 -- Rep. Simrill: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-3330, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE TWO WAGE EARNER CREDIT FOR MARRIED INDIVIDUALS FILING A JOINT RETURN, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IF ONE SPOUSE DOES NOT WORK OUTSIDE THE HOME AND HAS NO EARNED INCOME, ANY TAXABLE INCOME OF THAT SPOUSE QUALIFIES FOR PURPOSES OF DETERMINING THIS CREDIT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3552 -- Rep. Simrill: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 40-33-565 SO AS TO ESTABLISH REQUIREMENTS FOR LICENSURE WITHOUT EXAMINATION FOR A NURSE EDUCATED AND LICENSED IN CANADA.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3553 -- Rep. Simrill: A BILL TO AMEND TITLE 34, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO BANKING, FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS, AND MONEY, BY ADDING CHAPTER 38 SO AS TO ENACT THE "POSTMARK PROMPT PAYMENT ACT ".
Introduced and Committed

H. 3554 -- Rep. Allison: A HOUSE RESOLUTION EXTENDING THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES ON WEDNESDAY, APRIL 4, 2001, AT A TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, TO OUR CURRENT "MISS SOUTH CAROLINA ", HEATHER HUDSON OF LEXINGTON COUNTY, AND TO ALL THE CONTESTANTS COMPETING IN THE 2001 MISS SOUTH CAROLINA PAGEANT FOR THE PURPOSE OF BEING RECOGNIZED AND CONGRATULATED ON "MISS SOUTH CAROLINA APPRECIATION DAY " FOR THEIR STATEWIDE AND COMMUNITY SERVICE AND FOR BEING THE SPECIAL AMBASSADORS THEY ARE FOR OUR COMMUNITIES AND STATE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3555 -- Rep. Allison: 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 ", HEATHER HUDSON OF LEXINGTON COUNTY, ON THE SPECIAL OCCASION OF "MISS SOUTH CAROLINA APPRECIATION DAY ".
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3556 -- Rep. McGee: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO AUTHORIZE PALMETTO BOYS STATE TO USE THE CHAMBERS OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES AND SENATE ON FRIDAY, JUNE 15, 2001.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3557 -- Rep. McGee: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 20-7-7810, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE COMMITMENT OF JUVENILES TO THE DEPARTMENT OF JUVENILE JUSTICE FOR DELINQUENCY, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A JUDGE MAY ORDER RESTITUTION IN ADDITION TO COMMITMENT TO THE DEPARTMENT OF JUVENILE JUSTICE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3558 -- Reps. Townsend, Sharpe, Cooper, Kelley, Martin, Stille, Thompson and White: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 50-11-1145, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO TRAPPING AND RELEASE OF PREDATORY ANIMALS WITHIN ENCLOSURES FOR RUNNING RABBITS, SO AS TO INCLUDE BIRDS OF PREY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3559 -- Rep. Miller: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 50-5-1505, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO SEASONS, TAKE AND SIZE LIMITS, AND TIMES FOR TAKING SHAD, HERRING, AND STURGEON, SO AS TO CHANGE THE TIMES FOR TAKING SHAD DURING SHAD SEASON IN A PORTION OF THE WINYAH BAY DRAINAGE SYSTEM FROM 7:00 A.M. TUESDAY TO MONDAY NOON AND IN A PORTION OF THE SANTEE RIVER BELOW U.S. HIGHWAY 41 BRIDGE SEAWARD FROM TUESDAY NOON TO SATURDAY NOON TO MONDAY NOON TO SATURDAY NOON.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Other proceedings
Ratified

H. 3560 -- Rep. Edge: A BILL TO AMEND TITLE 27, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PROPERTY AND CONVEYANCES BY ADDING CHAPTER 42 ENACTING THE "SOUTH CAROLINA VACATION RENTAL ACT " SO AS TO REGULATE THE BUSINESS OF RENTAL MANAGEMENT OF VACATION TIME RENTAL PROPERTY, TO PROVIDE DEFINITIONS AND EXCEPTIONS WITH REGARD TO THIS REGULATION, TO PROVIDE FOR THE STATUS OF VACATION RENTALS ON TRANSFERRED PROPERTY, TO PROHIBIT A COUNTY OR MUNICIPALITY FROM BANNING VACATION RENTALS EXCEPT PURSUANT TO SPECIFIC AUTHORIZATION FOR SUCH BANS ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY BY GENERAL LAW, AND TO PROVIDE THAT A TENANT IN POSSESSION OF PROPERTY UNDER A VACATION RENTAL IS SUBJECT TO A MANDATORY EVACUATION ORDER.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Amended
Debate Adjourned

H. 3561 -- Reps. Limehouse, Askins, Perry, Scarborough and Thompson: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 38-53-175 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT UNLESS ORDERED BY THE COURT, IT IS UNLAWFUL FOR A BAIL BONDSMAN TO EXECUTE A BAIL BOND AND REMOVE A DEFENDANT FROM CUSTODY WITHOUT CHARGING AND COLLECTING THE FULL REQUIRED PREMIUM ON THE BOND AS ORDERED BY THE COURT, AND TO PROVIDE THAT WHEN IT IS DETERMINED THAT A DEFENDANT CANNOT BE RELEASED FROM JAIL, THEN THE BAIL BONDSMAN MUST RETURN THE PREMIUM WITHIN THREE BUSINESS DAYS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3562 -- Reps. Knotts, Koon, Battle, Fleming, Frye, Keegan, Miller, Sharpe, Simrill, J.R. Smith and Whatley: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 5-31-1910, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE PROVISION OF WATER AND ELECTRIC SERVICES BEYOND CORPORATE LIMITS OF A MUNICIPALITY, SO AS TO PROHIBIT A MUNICIPALITY EXTENDING WATER OR ELECTRIC SERVICES TO NONRESIDENTS FROM REQUIRING ANNEXATION AS A CONDITION OF THE RECEIPT OF THE SERVICES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3563 -- Reps. Quinn, Bales, Davenport and Lourie: A BILL TO AMEND ACT 1377 OF 1968, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE AUTHORIZATION OF STATE CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT BONDS, SO AS TO UPDATE REFERENCES, MAKE PERMANENT THE ADDITIONAL TAX OF THIRTY-FIVE ONE-HUNDREDTHS PERCENT ON FIRE INSURANCE PREMIUMS PREVIOUSLY DEDICATED TO THE REPAYMENT OF INTEREST AND PRINCIPAL ON CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT BONDS AUTHORIZED FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF THE FIRE ACADEMY, AND ALLOWING THE REVENUES OF THIS TAX AFTER THE BONDS ARE RETIRED TO BE RETAINED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING AND REGULATION FOR USE BY ITS DIVISION OF FIRE AND LIFE SAFETY FOR CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS, DIVISION EXPENSES, AND PUBLIC EDUCATION, AND TO MAKE CONFORMING AMENDMENTS.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3564 -- Rep. Law: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 38-59-40, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO LIABILITY FOR ATTORNEYS' FEES WHERE AN INSURER HAS REFUSED TO PAY A CLAIM AND APPEALS FROM IT, SO AS TO REDUCE FROM NINETY TO FORTY- FIVE THE NUMBER OF DAYS CLAIMS MUST BE PAID AND ESTABLISH A FORTY-FIVE DAY REQUIREMENT FOR PAYMENT WHEN THE PARTIES HAVE REACHED A SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT REGARDING A CLAIM AGAINST THE INSURER.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3565 -- Rep. Ott: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-6530, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO EXCEPTIONS TO THE MANDATORY USE OF SAFETY BELTS IN MOTOR VEHICLES, SO AS TO INCLUDE NEWSPAPER CARRIERS AMONG THOSE NOT REQUIRED TO USE SAFETY BELTS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Request for Debate

H. 3566 -- Rep. Meacham-Richardson: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE AND HONOR EMILY ANDERSEN OF ROCK HILL, A HOME SCHOOL STUDENT IN HER SENIOR YEAR, AS A RECIPIENT OF A PRUDENTIAL SPIRIT OF COMMUNITY AWARD AND RECOGNIZE HER OUTSTANDING RECORD OF VOLUNTEER SERVICE, PEER LEADERSHIP, AND COMMUNITY SPIRIT.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3567 -- Rep. Meacham-Richardson: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE AND HONOR EMILY GREYARD OF FORT MILL, A SENIOR AT FORT MILL HIGH SCHOOL, AS A RECIPIENT OF A PRUDENTIAL SPIRIT OF COMMUNITY AWARD AND RECOGNIZE HER OUTSTANDING RECORD OF VOLUNTEER SERVICE, PEER LEADERSHIP, AND COMMUNITY SPIRIT.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3568 -- Reps. Kelley, Edge, Askins, Bowers, J. Brown, Cooper, Huggins, Keegan, Lloyd, Lucas, Merrill, Miller, J.R. Smith, Whatley and Witherspoon: 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
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3569 -- 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 MUST BE ASSESSED THE LOWEST RATE FOR WORKERS' COMPENSATION INSURANCE IN THEIR CLASSIFICATION UNTIL THE CLAIMS EXPERIENCE OF THE NEW BUSINESS PROVIDES JUSTIFICATION FOR HIGHER RATES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3570 -- Rep. Bowers: 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. 3571 -- 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. 3572 -- 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. 3573 -- Rep. Bowers: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 59-118-30, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS IN REGARD TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA ACADEMIC ENDOWMENT INCENTIVE ACT WHERE MATCHING STATE FUNDS ARE PROVIDED TO QUALIFYING COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES FOR ENDOWMENT GIFTS UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS, SO AS TO REVISE THE DEFINITION OF "QUALIFYING COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY " TO INCLUDE TWO-YEAR STATE- SUPPORTED INSTITUTIONS INCLUDING COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY REGIONAL CAMPUSES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3574 -- 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. 3575 -- 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. 3576 -- 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. 3577 -- 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. 3578 -- 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. 3579 -- 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. 3580 -- 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. 3581 -- 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. 3582 -- 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 DRUG STORE, AND TO PROVIDE FOR REFUND OF A LICENSING OR INVESTIGATION FEE PAID BY A GROCERY STORE OR A DRUG STORE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3583 -- Reps. Whatley, Harrell, Allen, Allison, Altman, Askins, Bales, Barfield, Barrett, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Campsen, Carnell, Cato, Chellis, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb- Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Easterday, Edge, Emory, Fleming, Freeman, Frye, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Hamilton, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jennings, Keegan, Kelley, Kennedy, Kirsh, Klauber, Knotts, Koon, Law, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Meacham-Richardson, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Riser, Rivers, Robinson, Rodgers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sharpe, Sheheen, Simrill, Sinclair, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Snow, Stille, Stuart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Vaughn, Walker, Webb, Weeks, Whipper, White, Wilder, Wilkins, Witherspoon, A. Young and J. Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE BEST WISHES AND HEARTFELT CONGRATULATIONS OF THE MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA TO OUR "MISS SOUTH CAROLINA TEEN 2001 ", SARAH ASHLEY MEDLEY OF NORTH CHARLESTON, AND TO WISH HER EVERY SUCCESS IN THE NATIONAL "MISS USA TEEN 2001 " COMPETITION IN AUGUST 2001.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3584 -- Reps. McLeod, Koon, Ott, Rhoad, Bowers, Frye, Harvin, Jennings, Littlejohn, Riser, Sharpe, Snow, Stuart, Webb, Witherspoon, Sheheen, Lucas, Delleney, Coleman and Harrison: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO MEMORIALIZE THE CONGRESS AND THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES TO EXTEND THE CURRENT UNITED STATES - CANADA SOFTWOOD LUMBER AGREEMENT SCHEDULED TO EXPIRE MARCH. 31, 2001, IN ORDER TO MAINTAIN AND ENCOURAGE OPEN AND COMPETITIVE SALES OF TIMBER.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3585 -- Reps. Kelley and Townsend: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION EXPRESSING THE VIEW OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY THAT STATE PERSONNEL POLICIES, OR PROCEDURES, OR BOTH, HOWEVER DESCRIBED, ESTABLISHED BY THE STATE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD SHOULD BE PROMULGATED AS REGULATIONS IN CONFORMITY WITH THE ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURES ACT WHEN THE POLICIES EXTEND TO STATE EMPLOYEES NOT EMPLOYED BY THE STATE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Amended
Adopted

H. 3586 -- Rep. Harrell: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-21-2420, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE ADMISSIONS TAX AND THE PAYMENT OF AND EXEMPTIONS TO THE ADMISSIONS TAX, SO AS TO EXEMPT PHYSICAL FITNESS CENTERS OF THIS STATE AND ITS POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONS IN THE SAME MANNER THAT PRIVATE PHYSICAL FITNESS CENTERS LICENSED UNDER CHAPTER 79 OF TITLE 44 ARE EXEMPT.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Objection

H. 3587 -- Reps. Cooper, Allison, Barfield, Barrett, J. Brown, Cato, Cobb-Hunter, Govan, Harrell, Harrison, Hinson, Kelley, Kirsh, Martin, Meacham-Richardson, J.H. Neal, Sandifer, Sinclair, W.D. Smith, Thompson, Townsend, Trotter, Walker, White, Wilkins, Witherspoon and A. Young: 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 27 SO AS TO PROHIBIT HOSPITALS, NURSING HOMES, RESIDENTIAL CARE FACILITIES, AND HOME HEALTH CARE AGENCIES FROM EMPLOYING A PERSON WHO HAS A CRIMINAL RECORD, TO AUTHORIZE AN APPLICANT TO OBTAIN A FINGERPRINT-BASED CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK IF THE RECORD CHECK INDICATES THE PERSON HAS A CRIMINAL RECORD, AND TO PROVIDE IMMUNITY FROM LIABILITY FOR THE LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY CONDUCTING THE CRIMINAL RECORD CHECK AND THE FACILITIES OR AGENCIES WHICH TAKE EMPLOYMENT ACTION BASED ON THE RECORD CHECK; BY ADDING SECTION 44-6-110 SO AS TO REQUIRE A PERSON SEEKING CERTIFICATION AS A NURSING ASSISTANT BY THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES TO SUBMIT A CRIMINAL RECORD CHECK AS A CONDITION OF CERTIFICATION; TO AMEND SECTIONS 40-33-530, 40- 33-560, 40-33-730, AND 40-33-760, ALL AS AMENDED, AND ALL RELATING TO LICENSURE AND RECIPROCAL LICENSURE OF REGISTERED NURSES AND LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSES, RESPECTIVELY, SO AS TO REQUIRE AN APPLICANT TO OBTAIN A CRIMINAL RECORD CHECK AS A CONDITION OF LICENSURE AND OF ISSUANCE OF A RECIPROCAL LICENSE; TO AMEND SECTION 43-35-25, RELATING TO REPORTS OF ADULT ABUSE, NEGLECT, AND EXPLOITATION, SO AS TO REQUIRE AN INVESTIGATIVE ENTITY RECEIVING SUCH A REPORT TO ALSO REPORT THIS INFORMATION TO THE ATTORNEY GENERAL; AND TO EXEMPT FROM THE REQUIREMENTS OF THIS ACT REGISTERED NURSES, LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSES, AND NURSING ASSISTANTS EMPLOYED IN A HOSPITAL, NURSING HOME, RESIDENTIAL CARE FACILITY, OR HOME HEALTH AGENCY ON THIS ACT'S EFFECTIVE DATE AND TO REQUIRE COMPLIANCE IF SUBSEQUENTLY THE PERSON IS NOT EMPLOYED BY ONE OF THESE FACILITIES OR AGENCIES FOR ONE YEAR.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3588 -- Reps. J. Young, Sharpe, Knotts, Harvin, G.M. Smith, Askins, Barfield, Barrett, Bingham, Bowers, G. Brown, Coates, Coleman, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Emory, Fleming, Freeman, Gilham, Gourdine, Haskins, Hayes, J. Hines, Hosey, Jennings, Kelley, Kirsh, Littlejohn, Loftis, McCraw, McGee, Meacham-Richardson, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Ott, Owens, Rhoad, Robinson, Rodgers, Sandifer, Simrill, Snow, Taylor, Thompson, Trotter, Whatley, Wilder, Witherspoon and A. Young: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 1, TITLE 10, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PUBLIC BUILDINGS AND PROPERTY, BY ADDING SECTION 10-1-210 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT ALL STATE AGENCIES AND AGENCIES OF THE POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONS OF THE STATE THAT PURCHASE OR USE FERTILIZERS ON GROUNDS LEASED, OWNED, OR MAINTAINED BY THE AGENCY MUST USE AN ORGANIC COMPOST OR FERTILIZERS MADE AND SOLD IN THIS STATE FROM ANIMAL WASTE OTHER THAN HUMAN WASTE THAT IS GENERATED, PREPARED, PACKAGED, AND SOLD IN THIS STATE.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3589 -- Reps. J. Young, Allen, Carnell, Cato, Gilham, Haskins, Keegan, Knotts, Leach, Littlejohn, Riser, Rodgers, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, J.R. Smith, Talley, Taylor, Vaughn, Walker, Whatley, Wilder and Lourie: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING CHAPTER 18 TO TITLE 37 SO AS TO PROVIDE THE "DO NOT CALL REGISTRY " AUTHORIZING THE DEPARTMENT OF CONSUMER AFFAIRS TO ESTABLISH A DATABASE OF RESIDENTIAL TELEPHONE SUBSCRIBERS WHO OBJECT TO RECEIVING CERTAIN TELEPHONE SOLICITATIONS, TO PROVIDE FOR THE OPERATION OF THE DATABASE BY THE DEPARTMENT, TO PROVIDE FOR FEES TO BE CHARGED TO RESIDENTIAL TELEPHONE SUBSCRIBERS WHO APPLY TO BE INCLUDED IN THE DATABASE AND TO PERSONS OR ENTITIES ACCESSING THE DATABASE, TO PROVIDE THAT THE FEES ARE USED TO MAINTAIN THE DATABASE, TO PROVIDE CIVIL PENALTIES FOR TELEPHONE SOLICITORS WHO CALL TELEPHONE NUMBERS ON THE REGISTRY MORE THAN ONCE IN A TWELVE-MONTH PERIOD, TO PROVIDE A STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS, AND TO PROVIDE THAT TELEPHONE CALLER IDENTIFICATION SERVICES ARE NOT LIABLE FOR VIOLATIONS OF THIS CHAPTER AND TELEPHONE COMPANIES ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE CHAPTER'S ENFORCEMENT OR LIABLE FOR ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN THE DATABASE; TO AMEND SECTION 30-4-40, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO MATTERS EXEMPT FROM DISCLOSURE UNDER THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT, SO AS TO ADD THE DATABASE ESTABLISHED PURSUANT TO THIS CHAPTER; AND TO AMEND SECTION 16-17-445, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE REGULATION OF UNSOLICITED CONSUMER TELEPHONE CALLS, SO AS TO REFERENCE THE REQUIREMENTS OF THIS CHAPTER.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3590 -- Reps. White, Coates, Cooper, Hinson, Law, Littlejohn, Martin, McGee, Meacham-Richardson, Riser, Sandifer, Sinclair, Trotter and A. Young: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-286, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE SUSPENSION OF A DRIVER'S LICENSE OR PERMIT, AND THE DENIAL OF ISSUANCE OF A DRIVER'S LICENSE OR PERMIT BY THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY TO A PERSON UNDER THE AGE OF TWENTY-ONE WHO DRIVES A MOTOR VEHICLE AND HAS AN ALCOHOL CONCENTRATION OF TWO ONE-HUNDREDTHS OF ONE PERCENT OR MORE, SO AS TO INCREASE THE FEE FOR A TEMPORARY ALCOHOL-RESTRICTED DRIVER'S LICENSE FROM TWENTY-FIVE DOLLARS TO ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS, TO PROVIDE THAT SEVENTY-FIVE DOLLARS OF THE FEE MUST BE RETAINED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY, AND TO DELETE THE PROVISION THAT REQUIRES A PORTION OF THE FEE TO BE RETAINED BY THE DEPARTMENT FOR ADMINISTRATIVE COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH THE ISSUANCE OF A TEMPORARY ALCOHOL RESTRICTED DRIVER'S LICENSE.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Other proceedings

H. 3591 -- Reps. White, J. Brown, Coates, Cooper, Hinson, Law, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Martin, McGee, Meacham-Richardson, Riser, Rodgers, Sandifer, Trotter and A. Young: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-390, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE FEE FOR REINSTATEMENT OF A DRIVER'S LICENSE, AND THE DISPOSITION OF THE FEE, SO AS TO INCREASE THE AMOUNT OF THE FEE, PROVIDE THAT THE FEE MUST BE PAID FOR EACH SUSPENSION ON A PERSON'S DRIVING RECORD THAT HAS NOT BEEN REINSTATED, AND TO REVISE THE DISTRIBUTION OF THE FEE.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Proposed Amendment
Proposed Amendment
Committed
Point of Order

H. 3592 -- Reps. Rodgers, Bowers, Gilham, Hosey and Rivers: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 57-1-320, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE ELECTION OF A PERSON TO THE COMMISSION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION FROM A COUNTY THAT IS DIVIDED AMONG TWO OR MORE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION DISTRICTS, AND TO TERM LIMITATIONS IMPOSED UPON DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION MEMBERS, SO AS TO ALLOW A COMMISSIONER TO SERVE TWO CONSECUTIVE TERMS AND TO PROVIDE THAT A RESIDENT COMMISSION MEMBER WHO COMPLETES A SECOND CONSECUTIVE TERM MUST BE REPLACED BY A PERSON WHO RESIDES IN ANOTHER COUNTY WITHIN THE DISTRICT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3593 -- Reps. Rodgers, J. Hines, Askins, Bowers, Davenport, Gilham, Hosey, Littlejohn, Martin, Moody-Lawrence, Rivers and Stuart: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 6-29-510, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE REQUIREMENT OF DEVELOPING AND MANAGING OF THE PLANNING PROCESS BY THE LOCAL PLANNING COMMISSION, SO AS TO REQUIRE THE PLANNING PROCESS INCLUDE A LONG RANGE FINANCIAL PLAN AND SPECIFY WHAT THE PLAN MUST INCLUDE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3594 -- Reps. Rodgers, Bowers, Gilham, Hosey, Rivers, G.M. Smith and J. Young: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-36-2110, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO MAXIMUM SALES TAX ON CERTAIN PURCHASES AND LEASES OF DESIGNATED PERSONAL PROPERTY, SO AS TO REQUIRE PAYMENT OF SALES TAX ON A LEASED MOTOR VEHICLE ONLY IF THE MOTOR VEHICLE IS PURCHASED AT THE END OR DURING THE TERM OF THE LEASE, AND TO PROVIDE FOR CALCULATION OF THE AMOUNT OF SALES TAX DUE BASED ON THE BUY- OUT AMOUNT OF THE LEASE, UP TO A MAXIMUM OF THREE HUNDRED DOLLARS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3595 -- Reps. Thompson, A. Young, Hinson, Law, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Meacham-Richardson, Sandifer and White: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 2, TITLE 37, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO LIMITATIONS ON AGREEMENTS AND PRACTICES IN CONNECTION WITH CONSUMER CREDIT SALES AND CHAPTER 3, TITLE 37, RELATING TO LIMITATIONS ON CONSUMER LOAN AGREEMENTS, BY ADDING SECTIONS 37-2-418 AND 37-3-418, BOTH SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR SPECIFIC RESTRICTIONS ON THE DISTRIBUTION OF APPLICATIONS AND ADVERTISING AND ANY OTHER FORM OF SOLICITATION FOR OWNERSHIP OF A SELLER CREDIT CARD OR A LENDER CREDIT CARD BY A CREDIT CARD ISSUER ON THE CAMPUS OF A PUBLIC INSTITUTION OF HIGHER LEARNING IN THE STATE.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Point of Order

H. 3596 -- Reps. Harrison, Bingham and Whatley: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 5-3-105 SO AS TO AUTHORIZE THE GOVERNING BODY OF A MUNICIPALITY TO ANNEX AN AREA BY ORDINANCE IF THE AREA IS COMPLETELY SURROUNDED BY THE MUNICIPALITY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3597 -- Rep. White: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE MISS KATHRYN WILLOUGHBY OF COLUMBIA ON BEING NAMED THE 2001 SOUTH CAROLINA JUNIOR MISS AT ANDERSON COLLEGE ON SATURDAY, JULY 22, 2000, AND TO EXTEND TO HER BEST WISHES FOR SUCCESS IN ALL OF HER FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3598 -- Reps. Cato, Barfield, Battle, Carnell, Chellis, Cobb- Hunter, Dantzler, Davenport, Edge, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Hosey, Kirsh, Knotts, Law, Leach, Limehouse, Lloyd, Lucas, Mack, Meacham-Richardson, J.H. Neal, Ott, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Riser, Rivers, Rodgers, Sandifer, Scott, Snow, Stuart, Trotter, Webb, Whatley, A. Young, J. Young, Wilder, Hinson and Robinson: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 39-5-170 SO AS TO PROVIDE CERTAIN CONDUCT IN THE VEHICLE GLASS REPAIR BUSINESS IS AN UNFAIR TRADE PRACTICE AND UNLAWFUL.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Point of Order

H. 3599 -- Reps. Rodgers and Gilham: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 50-5-15, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS IN THE SOUTH CAROLINA MARINE RESOURCES ACT OF 2000, SO AS TO FURTHER DEFINE AND PROVIDE FOR BAITING OF "PEELER TRAPS ".
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Senate Amendments Amended
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Conference Committee
Report of Conference Committee
Adopted
Message to Senate
Message from Senate
Message from Senate
Message from Senate
Message from Senate
Ratified

H. 3600 -- Rep. Townsend: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 59-18-900, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE EDUCATION OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE'S ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE RATINGS AND PERFORMANCE INDICATORS UNDER THE EDUCATION ACCOUNTABILITY ACT, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE COMMITTEE IN ALL RATINGS RATHER THAN JUST IN THE IMPROVEMENT RATING SHALL CONSIDER CERTAIN CRITERIA.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Ratified

H. 3601 -- Reps. Huggins and Barfield: A BILL TO AMEND TITLE 27, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PROPERTY AND CONVEYANCES, BY ADDING CHAPTER 50 SO AS TO REQUIRE A WRITTEN PROPERTY CONDITION DISCLOSURE STATEMENT UPON THE SALE OF CERTAIN RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY, TO PROVIDE EXEMPTIONS FROM THIS REQUIREMENT, TO IMPOSE DUTIES ON OWNERS AND REAL ESTATE LICENSEES IN REGARD TO THESE REQUIREMENTS, AND TO AUTHORIZE THE REAL ESTATE COMMISSION TO PERFORM SPECIFIC DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS IN REGARD TO THESE DISCLOSURE STATEMENTS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Amended
Amended
Proposed Amendment
Request for Debate
Point of Order

H. 3602 -- Reps. Townsend and Harrell: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 59-6-10, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE EDUCATION OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE, SO AS TO ADD THE STATE SUPERINTENDENT OF EDUCATION OR THE SUPERINTENDENT'S DESIGNEE AS AN EX OFFICIO NONVOTING MEMBER.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Conference Committee
Message from Senate
Message from Senate

H. 3603 -- Rep. Townsend: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 59-18-310, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE STATEWIDE ASSESSMENT PROGRAM TO MEASURE STUDENT PERFORMANCE UNDER THE EDUCATION ACCOUNTABILITY ACT, SO AS TO DELETE THE REQUIREMENT THAT A STANDARDS BASED ASSESSMENT WILL BE DEVELOPED FOR GRADES ONE AND TWO FOR USE BY SCHOOLS AND DISTRICTS AS DEEMED APPROPRIATE BY THE DISTRICT OFFICIALS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Non-Concurrence
Message to Senate

H. 3604 -- Reps. Campsen and Altman: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 20-7-112 SO AS TO ENACT THE "GUARDIAN AD LITEM PARENTAL CHOICE ACT " WHICH PROVIDES THAT IN A FAMILY COURT PROCEEDING IN WHICH CUSTODY OR VISITATION ARE IN ISSUE THE PARTIES TO THE ACTION MAY RECOMMEND AN AGREED- UPON GUARDIAN AD LITEM WHICH THE COURT MUST APPOINT UNLESS THERE ARE FINDINGS THAT THE INDIVIDUAL IS NOT FIT OR COMPETENT TO SERVE, TO PROVIDE THAT THE GUARDIAN AD LITEM MAY PARTICIPATE IN THE PROCEEDING THROUGH COUNSEL TO A PARTY OR MAY RETAIN COUNSEL, AND TO REQUIRE THE GUARDIAN AD LITEM TO DISCLOSE THE TERMS OF COMPENSATION FOR SERVICES TO BE RENDERED AND FOR LEGAL COUNSEL IF RETAINED OR APPOINTED BY THE COURT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3605 -- Reps. Campsen, Witherspoon and Ott: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO CREATE A COMMITTEE TO STUDY THE LAWS RELATING TO THE PURCHASE AND SALE OF HUNTING AND FISHING LICENSES BY THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES, AND THE FEASIBILITY OF THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES PROVIDING FOR THE SALE AND ISSUANCE OF HUNTING AND FISHING LICENSES, AND COMBINATIONS OF HUNTING AND FISHING LICENSES, AT A DISCOUNT VIA THE INTERNET AND AT ELECTRONIC POINTS OF SALE IN RETAIL ESTABLISHMENTS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3606 -- Reps. Jennings, Quinn, Bales, Battle, Breeland, R. Brown, Davenport, Frye, Gourdine, Govan, Harvin, Hayes, J. Hines, M. Hines, Howard, Keegan, Lloyd, Lourie, Lucas, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, Phillips, Riser, Rivers, Rutherford, Scott, Sheheen, Simrill, J.E. Smith, Snow, Taylor, Weeks, Whipper, Emory and J.M. Neal: 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 INCREASE THE MINIMUM REQUIRED TEACHER SALARY SCHEDULE BEGINNING WITH FISCAL YEAR 2001-2002 IN SPECIFIED INCREMENTAL AMOUNTS SO THAT BY FISCAL YEAR 2006-2007 THE MINIMUM REQUIRED TEACHER SALARY SCHEDULE SHALL BE AT THE NATIONAL AVERAGE.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3607 -- Rep. Quinn: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROPRIATE, FOR FISCAL YEAR 2001-2002 ONLY, MONIES FROM THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT FUND TO BE USED FOR THE SILVER CARD PROGRAM, COMMUNITY LONG TERM CARE, PALMETTO SENIOR CARE, AND RESTORATION OF PRESCRIPTION AWP.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3608 -- Rep. Lourie: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND MRS. CHARLOTTE LUNSFORD BERRY OF COLUMBIA FOR HER OUTSTANDING COMMUNITY EFFORTS AND LEADERSHIP ACTIVITIES UPON BEING NAMED 2001 AMBASSADOR OF THE YEAR BY THE GREATER COLUMBIA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3609 -- Rep. Harrison: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE AND HONOR AUSTIN NEWMAN OF COLUMBIA, A SIXTH GRADE STUDENT AT CRAYTON MIDDLE SCHOOL, FOR BEING NAMED SOUTH CAROLINA'S TOP MIDDLE LEVEL STUDENT VOLUNTEER IN THE PRUDENTIAL SPIRIT OF COMMUNITY AWARDS FOR 2001, AND RECOGNIZE HIS OUTSTANDING RECORD OF VOLUNTEER SERVICE, PEER LEADERSHIP, AND COMMUNITY SPIRIT.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3610 -- Reps. Robinson and Barrett: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO PROVIDE THAT THE EFFECTIVE DATE IS JULY 1, 2003, FOR AMENDMENTS ADOPTED BY THE SOUTH CAROLINA BUILDING CODES COUNCIL ON MAY 24, 2000, TO THE INTERNATIONAL BUILDING, RESIDENTIAL, PLUMBING, MECHANICAL, FUEL GAS, AND FIRE CODES AND THE AMENDMENTS ADOPTED BY THE COUNCIL ON JANUARY 26, 2001, PERTAINING TO THE INTERNATIONAL AND RESIDENTIAL BUILDING CODES.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3611 -- Rep. Lucas: A BILL TO AMEND ARTICLE 7, CHAPTER 3, TITLE 16, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO OFFENSES AGAINST A PERSON, BY ADDING SECTION 16-3-640 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE OFFENSE OF THE PHYSICAL ASSAULT OF A SPORTS OFFICIAL, TO PROVIDE THAT THIS MUST OCCUR AT ANY LEVEL OF COMPETITION WITHIN THE CONFINES OR IMMEDIATE VICINITY OF THE ATHLETIC FACILITY AT WHICH THE ATHLETIC CONTEST IN WHICH THE SPORTS OFFICIAL WAS AN ACTIVE PARTICIPANT IS HELD, AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3612 -- Reps. Webb, Leach, Allen, Allison, Altman, Askins, Bales, Barfield, Barrett, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Campsen, Carnell, Cato, Chellis, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Easterday, Edge, Emory, Fleming, Freeman, Frye, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Hamilton, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jennings, Keegan, Kelley, Kennedy, Kirsh, Klauber, Knotts, Koon, Law, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Meacham-Richardson, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Riser, Rivers, Robinson, Rodgers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sharpe, Sheheen, Simrill, Sinclair, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Snow, Stille, Stuart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Vaughn, Walker, Weeks, Whatley, Whipper, White, Wilder, Wilkins, Witherspoon, A. Young and J. Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION PROUDLY PROCLAIMING THE PRIDE AND EXCITEMENT OF THE MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA ON THE RECENT ANNOUNCEMENT BY TIME MAGAZINE NAMING CLEMSON UNIVERSITY THE "PUBLIC COLLEGE OF THE YEAR "; AND KIPLINGER'S MAGAZINE RANKING CLEMSON UNIVERSITY THE BEST VALUE IN SOUTH CAROLINA'S PUBLIC COLLEGES AND TWENTY-FIRST AMONG THE TOP ONE HUNDRED BEST VALUES IN PUBLIC COLLEGES NATIONALLY.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3613 -- Reps. Trotter, Cato and Sandifer: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 58-35-70, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE FORMATION OF AN ASSOCIATION PROVIDING FOR MUTUAL RECEIPT OF NOTIFICATION OF EXCAVATION OR DEMOLITION OPERATIONS FOR OPERATORS HAVING UTILITIES IN THIS STATE, SO AS TO REQUIRE THE ASSOCIATION TO FILE WITH THE CHAIRMEN OF THE SENATE AND HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES LABOR, COMMERCE AND INDUSTRY COMMITTEES AN ANNUAL REPORT COVERING CERTAIN ACTIVITIES AND OPERATIONS OF THE ASSOCIATION FOR THE PRECEDING CALENDAR YEAR.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Point of Order

H. 3614 -- Reps. Miller, Askins, Bales, Bingham, Bowers, R. Brown, Cato, Chellis, Clyburn, Coates, Coleman, Davenport, Delleney, Emory, Fleming, Freeman, Gilham, Gourdine, Harvin, Hayes, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Kirsh, Law, Leach, Limehouse, Lloyd, Loftis, Lucas, Mack, McCraw, McGee, Moody-Lawrence, J.M. Neal, Ott, Owens, Parks, Phillips, Rhoad, Riser, Rivers, Rodgers, Scarborough, Scott, Simrill, Sinclair, G.M. Smith, J.E. Smith, Snow, Thompson, Tripp, Vaughn, Webb, Weeks, Whatley, Whipper, Wilder, J. Young and Knotts: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-3-1120, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF A SPECIAL LICENSE TAG BY THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY TO A DISABLED AMERICAN VETERAN, SO AS TO SUBSTITUTE "TAG " WITH "PLATE " AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE LICENSE PLATE MUST INCLUDE THE WORDS "DISABLED VETERAN " AND HAVE A SPECIAL NUMBER IMPRINTED ON IT SHOWING THAT THE LICENSE PLATE WAS ISSUED TO A DISABLED AMERICAN VETERAN.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading

H. 3615 -- Reps. Webb and Leach: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO PRESIDENT JAMES F. BARKER AND OTHER OFFICIALS OF CLEMSON UNIVERSITY ON WEDNESDAY, MARCH 7, 2001, AT A TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF BEING RECOGNIZED AND CONGRATULATED ON THE RECENT ANNOUNCEMENT BY TIME MAGAZINE NAMING CLEMSON UNIVERSITY THE "PUBLIC COLLEGE OF THE YEAR "; AND KIPLINGER'S MAGAZINE RANKING CLEMSON UNIVERSITY THE BEST VALUE IN SOUTH CAROLINA'S PUBLIC COLLEGES AND TWENTY-FIRST AMONG THE TOP ONE HUNDRED BEST VALUES IN PUBLIC COLLEGES NATIONALLY.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3616 -- Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING AND REGULATION, BOARD OF NURSING, RELATING TO OFFICIAL IDENTIFICATION, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 2578, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Ratified

H. 3617 -- Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING AND REGULATION, BOARD OF MEDICAL EXAMINERS, RELATING TO CRITERIA FOR PHYSICIAN SUPERVISION OF NURSES IN EXTENDED ROLE, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 2550, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Ratified

H. 3618 -- Rep. Cato: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 40-11-20, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS PERTAINING TO THE LICENSURE AND REGULATION OF CONTRACTORS, SO AS TO FURTHER SPECIFY DUTIES OF CONSTRUCTION MANAGERS AND TO REVISE AND ADD VARIOUS DEFINITIONS; TO AMEND SECTION 40-11- 50, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO CONTRACTOR LICENSE FEES, SO AS TO ELIMINATE AND REVISE CERTAIN FEES; TO AMEND SECTION 40- 11-110, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO GROUNDS FOR DISCIPLINARY ACTION, SO AS TO ALSO APPLY THESE GROUNDS TO CONSTRUCTION MANAGER REGISTRANTS; TO AMEND 40-11-120, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE SCOPE AND AUTHORITY OF THE BOARD TO IMPOSE SANCTIONS, SO AS TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR DISCIPLINARY ACTION AGAINST A CONTRACTOR WHO IS DISCIPLINED IN ANOTHER STATE; TO AMEND SECTION 40-11-200, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO VIOLATIONS AND PENALTIES, SO AS TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR CRIMINAL PENALTIES AND FOR ACTIONS AND OMISSIONS WHICH ARE CONSIDERED TO BE VIOLATIONS; TO AMEND SECTION 40-11-230, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO QUALIFICATIONS FOR CERTIFICATION AS A QUALIFYING PARTY, SO AS TO REQUIRE CERTAIN EXPERIENCE QUALIFICATIONS AND TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS; TO AMEND SECTION 40-11-240, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO QUALIFICATIONS FOR LICENSURE OF A CONTRACTOR, SO AS TO DELETE THE PROVISION REQUIRING AN ENTITY TO SUBMIT A REFERENCE FROM A BANK OR OTHER FINANCIAL INSTITUTION TO QUALIFY FOR LICENSURE; TO AMEND SECTION 40-11-250, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO LICENSE RENEWAL, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A LICENSE LAPSES IF NOT RENEWED WITHIN NINETY DAYS; TO AMEND SECTION 40-11-260, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO FINANCIAL STATEMENT REQUIREMENTS FOR GENERAL CONTRACTOR LICENSURE AND RENEWAL, SO AS TO REVISE THE MAXIMUM VALUE OF BIDS AND JOB-MINIMUM NET WORTH REQUIREMENTS FOR CERTAIN LICENSE GROUPS, TO PROVIDE THAT ON AN INITIAL APPLICATION A GENERAL CONTRACTOR BIDDING AND PERFORMING ON CERTAIN JOBS MAY SUBMIT A FINANCIAL STATEMENT THAT IS REVIEWED BY A LICENSED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANT, TO PROVIDE THAT ON A RENEWAL APPLICATION A GENERAL CONTRACTOR BIDDING AND PERFORMING ON CERTAIN JOBS MAY NOT SUBMIT AN OWNER-PREPARED FINANCIAL STATEMENT, TO PROVIDE THAT IF A LICENSEE DESIRES TO CHANGE TO A HIGHER LICENSE GROUP THE LICENSEE MUST MEET THE FINANCIAL STATEMENT AND NET WORTH REQUIREMENTS IN THE HIGHER LICENSE GROUP AS REQUIRED IN THE INITIAL APPLICATION OR HAVE A PERFORMANCE BOND FOR EACH PROJECT, AND TO PROVIDE THAT IF AN ENTITY DOES NOT SUBMIT A FINANCIAL STATEMENT FOR INITIAL LICENSURE OR LICENSE RENEWAL OR DOES NOT MEET THE FINANCIAL STATEMENT REQUIREMENTS, A PERFORMANCE BOND MUST BE OBTAINED AND MUST BE IN EFFECT FOR CERTAIN PROJECTS; TO AMEND SECTION 40-11-290, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO LICENSURE OF NONRESIDENT CONTRACTORS, SO AS TO FURTHER DEFINE THE BOARD'S AUTHORITY IN GRANTING SUCH LICENSURE; TO AMEND SECTION 40-11-300, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PROHIBITING DIVIDING WORK PROJECTS INTO PORTIONS TO AVOID THE FINANCIAL REQUIREMENTS OF CERTAIN LEVELS OF LICENSURE, SO AS TO REQUIRE CALCULATING THE TOTAL COST OF A PROJECT IN DETERMINING THE LEVEL OF LICENSURE REQUIRED; TO AMEND SECTION 40-11-310, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PROHIBITING A PERSON FROM ENGAGING IN WORK ON A CONSTRUCTION PROJECT FOR WHICH THE PERSON INSPECTS FOR COMPLIANCE WITH CODE STANDARDS; TO AMEND 40-11-320, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO CONSTRUCTION MANAGER LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, SO AS TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR SUCH LICENSURE; TO AMEND SECTION 40- 11-340, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO REQUIREMENTS FOR A CONTRACTOR TO ACT AS THE SOLE PRIME CONTRACTOR ON A PROJECT, SO AS TO REQUIRE CONTRACTORS SOLELY ENGAGED IN RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION TO BE LICENSED OR REGISTERED AS A SPECIALTY CONTRACTOR; TO AMEND SECTION 40-11-360, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO ENTITIES, PROPERTY CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS, AND PERSONS THAT ARE EXEMPT FROM LICENSURE AND TO THE POSTING OF PUBLIC NOTICE RELATIVE TO PROJECTS REQUIRED TO BE PERFORMED BY LICENSED CONTRACTORS, SO AS TO FURTHER SPECIFY EXEMPTIONS, TO INCLUDE ADDITIONAL EXEMPTIONS, AND TO REQUIRE ADDITIONAL INFORMATION TO BE POSTED; TO AMEND SECTION 40-11-390, RELATING TO GRANTING GROUP I LICENSURE TO UNLICENSED ENTITIES ENGAGING IN GENERAL OR MECHANICAL CONSTRUCTION BEFORE OCTOBER 31, 1999, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THIS PROVISION APPLIES TO ENTITIES ENGAGED IN CONSTRUCTION IN THE AMOUNT OF FIVE THOUSAND DOLLARS OR MORE AND THAT APPLICATION MUST BE MADE BEFORE NOVEMBER 1, 2001; TO AMEND SECTION 40-11-410, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO GENERAL AND MECHANICAL CONTRACTOR'S LICENSE CLASSIFICATIONS AND SUBCLASSIFICATIONS, SO AS TO REVISE THE TYPES OF CONSTRUCTION WORK AND PROJECTS THAT ARE COVERED BY THE VARIOUS CLASSIFICATIONS AND SUBCLASSIFICATIONS; AND TO AMEND SECTION 40-11-420, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE REQUIREMENT TO OBTAIN BUILDING PERMITS, SO AS TO FURTHER SPECIFY REQUIREMENTS FOR CONTRACTORS CONTRACTING DIRECTLY WITH OWNERS SERVING AS PRIME CONTRACTORS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3619 -- Reps. G. Brown and Lucas: A BILL TO AUTHORIZE THE LEE COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT TO CHARGE AND COLLECT INCIDENTAL FEES FROM PUPILS AND TO PROVIDE A WAIVER OF THESE FEES UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings

H. 3620 -- Reps. Wilkins, Allen, Allison, Altman, Askins, Bales, Barfield, Barrett, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Campsen, Carnell, Cato, Chellis, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb- Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Easterday, Edge, Emory, Fleming, Freeman, Frye, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Hamilton, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jennings, Keegan, Kelley, Kennedy, Kirsh, Klauber, Knotts, Koon, Law, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Meacham-Richardson, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Riser, Rivers, Robinson, Rodgers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sharpe, Sheheen, Simrill, Sinclair, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Snow, Stille, Stuart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Vaughn, Walker, Webb, Weeks, Whatley, Whipper, White, Wilder, Witherspoon, A. Young and J. Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION EXPRESSING THE SINCERE CONGRATULATIONS AND APPRECIATION OF THE MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA TO RANDOLPH D. SMOAK, JR., M.D., A SURGEON OF ORANGEBURG, SOUTH CAROLINA, ON BEING ELECTED THE ONE HUNDRED FIFTY-FIFTH PRESIDENT OF THE AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION AND OFFERING A SPECIAL THANK YOU FOR HIS UNBOUNDED COMMITMENT AND ENCOURAGEMENT ON GOOD HEALTH AND PREVENTIVE CARE.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3621 -- Reps. Merrill and Edge: A BILL TO AMEND ARTICLE 3, CHAPTER 3, TITLE 54, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA STATE PORTS AUTHORITY, BY ADDING SECTION 54-3-270 SO AS TO PROHIBIT THE USE OF PUBLIC FUNDS BY THE AUTHORITY FOR LOBBYING, PUBLIC RELATIONS, ADVERTISING, OR OTHER MARKETING EFFORTS IN CONNECTION WITH THE PURSUIT OF AN EXPANSION OF ITS FACILITIES ON DANIEL ISLAND.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3622 -- Reps. Townsend and Wilkins: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-1535, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE PROHIBITION AGAINST SPEEDING IN A HIGHWAY WORK ZONE, PENALTIES FOR A VIOLATION OF THIS PROVISION, AND SIGNS WHICH DESIGNATE A HIGHWAY WORK ZONE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE PENALTIES APPLY TO THE AREA WITHIN A HIGHWAY WORK ZONE WHEN HIGHWAY WORKERS ARE PRESENT; AND TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-1895, RELATING TO THE PROHIBITION AGAINST A VEHICLE OVERTAKING OR PASSING ANOTHER VEHICLE IN A HIGHWAY WORK ZONE AND PENALTIES FOR A VIOLATION OF THIS PROVISION, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THIS PROVISION APPLIES TO HIGHWAY WORK ZONES WHERE HIGHWAY WORKERS ARE PRESENT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3623 -- Reps. Allison, Townsend and Robinson: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 59-63-280, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE PROHIBITION AGAINST PUBLIC SCHOOL STUDENTS POSSESSING PAGING DEVICES ON SCHOOL PROPERTY OR WHILE ATTENDING SCHOOL EVENTS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT PAGING DEVICES WHICH ARE CONFISCATED PURSUANT TO THIS PROVISION AND FORFEITED TO THE SCHOOL DISTRICT SHALL BE RETURNED TO THE OWNER IN THE MANNER AND UNDER THE TIME LINES GOVERNED BY SCHOOL DISTRICT POLICY.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Request for Debate

H. 3624 -- Reps. Rodgers, Gilham, Lloyd and Rivers: A BILL TO PROVIDE THAT THE BEAUFORT COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION HAS THE AUTHORITY TO SET THE ANNUAL SALARY AND PER DIEM FOR ITS MEMBERS AFTER CONSIDERATION OF THE ISSUE AT THREE PUBLIC REGULARLY SCHEDULED MONTHLY MEETINGS AND AFTER ALLOWING PUBLIC COMMENT ON THE ISSUE, TO PROVIDE THAT THE COMPENSATION MAY NOT EXCEED THE COMPENSATION PAID TO MEMBERS OF THE BEAUFORT COUNTY COUNCIL, TO PROVIDE FURTHER THAT AFTER DECEMBER 31, 2001, NO INCREASE IN SALARY OR PER DIEM FOR BOARD MEMBERS MAY TAKE EFFECT UNTIL AFTER THE NEXT GENERAL ELECTION FOR SCHOOL BOARD MEMBERS, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE BOARD MAY ESTABLISH REASONABLE MILEAGE AND EXPENSE REIMBURSEMENTS FOR ITS MEMBERS WHICH MAY NOT EXCEED THE MILEAGE AND EXPENSE REIMBURSEMENT AMOUNTS ESTABLISHED BY THE STATE FOR ITS EMPLOYEES.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Point of Order
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 3625 -- Reps. Easterday, Tripp, Allen, Cato, Hamilton, Haskins, Leach, Loftis, Rice, F.N. Smith, Vaughn and Wilkins: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO PROVIDE THAT THE SCHOOL DAYS MISSED BY STUDENTS OF HILLCREST HIGH SCHOOL OF THE GREENVILLE COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT ON NOVEMBER 20, 2000, AND NOVEMBER 21, 2000, BECAUSE OF POOR AIR QUALITY AND WORK RELATED THERETO ARE EXEMPTED FROM THE MAKE-UP REQUIREMENT OF THE DEFINED MINIMUM PLAN PROVIDING THAT FULL SCHOOL DAYS MISSED DUE TO EXTREME WEATHER OR OTHER CIRCUMSTANCES BE MADE UP.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Ratified

H. 3626 -- Rep. Law: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTIONS 37-2-308 AND 37-3-307 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT CERTAIN DISCLOSURES MUST BE MADE BY A LENDER IN CONNECTION WITH A CREDIT SALE FOR THE PURCHASE OF A RESIDENTIAL MANUFACTURED HOME AND FOR A LOAN SECURED BY A SECURITY INTEREST IN A RESIDENTIAL MANUFACTURED HOME; TO AMEND SECTIONS 37-2-104 RELATING TO THE DEFINITION OF A CONSUMER CREDIT SALE, 37-3-104, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE DEFINITION OF A CONSUMER LOAN, AND 37-3-105, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO FIRST MORTGAGE REAL ESTATE LOANS, ALL SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A CONSUMER CREDIT SALE INCLUDES A SALE OF LAND WITH A SALE OF A RESIDENTIAL MANUFACTURED HOME AND A CONSUMER LOAN INCLUDES A LOAN SECURED BY AN INTEREST IN LAND WITH A SECURITY INTEREST IN A RESIDENTIAL MANUFACTURED HOME; TO AMEND SECTION 37-5-108, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO UNCONSCIONABLE CONDUCT, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT CAUSING FALSE STATEMENTS TO BE MADE IN CONNECTION WITH A CONSUMER TRANSACTION IS UNCONSCIONABLE CONDUCT; AND TO AMEND SECTION 37-5-203, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO CIVIL LIABILITY FOR VIOLATION OF DISCLOSURE PROVISIONS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DISCLOSURE REQUIREMENTS IN CONNECTION WITH A CONSUMER SALE OR LOAN INVOLVING A RESIDENTIAL MANUFACTURED HOME ARE SUBJECT TO PENALTIES FOR FAILURE TO DISCLOSE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3627 -- Reps. Whipper, Breeland, R. Brown, Gourdine, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hosey, Lee, Lloyd, Mack, Parks and Whatley: 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. 3628 -- Reps. Kirsh and Clyburn: 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, 2001, TO PROVIDE THAT THE COMMISSION SHALL NOT GRANT A TELEPHONE UTILITY A RATE INCREASE TO OFFSET THE COST, IF ANY, OF COMPLYING WITH THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION, AND PROVIDE FOR RELATED MATTERS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3629 -- Rep. Whatley: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO SARAH ASHLEY MEDLEY OF NORTH CHARLESTON ON TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2001, AT A TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER FOR THE PURPOSE OF RECOGNIZING SARAH FOR BEING NAMED OUR "MISS SOUTH CAROLINA TEEN 2001 ".
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3630 -- Rep. Wilkins: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO RANDOLPH D. SMOAK, JR., M.D., A SURGEON OF ORANGEBURG, SOUTH CAROLINA, ON THURSDAY, MARCH 1, 2001, AT A TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF BEING RECOGNIZED AND CONGRATULATED ON HIS ELECTION AS THE ONE HUNDRED FIFTY-FIFTH PRESIDENT OF THE AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3631 -- Reps. J.H. Neal, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Govan and Scott: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 1-31-20, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE MEETINGS OF THE MINORITY AFFAIRS COMMISSION, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE COMMISSION MUST MEET QUARTERLY AND AS THE CHAIRMAN FINDS NECESSARY INSTEAD OF MEETING AT LEAST MONTHLY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3632 -- Reps. Wilkins, Harrison and G.M. Smith: 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 "ADULT AND JUVENILE DRUG TREATMENT COURT ACT OF 2001 " SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF ADULT AND JUVENILE DRUG TREATMENT COURT PROGRAMS IN EACH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, SUBJECT TO THE AVAILABILITY OF FUNDS, TO PROVIDE THE STANDARDS AND PROCEDURES FOR THE PROGRAMS, TO PROVIDE REQUIREMENTS FOR DRUG COURT JUDGES, TO PROVIDE FOR LOCAL DRUG TREATMENT COURT ADVISORY COMMITTEES, TO PROVIDE FOR THE STATE DRUG TREATMENT COURT OFFICE, ITS DIRECTOR, AND THE STATE DRUG TREATMENT COURT ADVISORY COMMITTEE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3633 -- Reps. D.C. Smith and J.R. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 5-7-300, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO COLLECTION OF DELINQUENT TAXES BY A MUNICIPALITY, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A DELINQUENT TAX SALE TO COLLECT MUNICIPAL TAXES AND HELD IN CONJUNCTION WITH A DELINQUENT TAX SALE TO COLLECT COUNTY TAXES MAY TAKE PLACE AT THE PUBLIC PLACE IN THE COUNTY THAT IS DESIGNATED BY THE COUNTY, INSTEAD OF BEING REQUIRED TO TAKE PLACE IN THE MUNICIPALITY.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Request for Debate

H. 3634 -- Reps. Snow, Knotts, Allison, Altman, Askins, Bales, Barrett, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Campsen, Carnell, Cato, Chellis, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Easterday, Edge, Emory, Fleming, Freeman, Frye, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Hamilton, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jennings, Keegan, Kelley, Kennedy, Klauber, Koon, Law, Leach, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Meacham-Richardson, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Riser, Rivers, Robinson, Rodgers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sharpe, Sheheen, Simrill, Sinclair, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Stille, Stuart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Vaughn, Walker, Webb, Weeks, Whatley, White, Wilder, Wilkins, Witherspoon, A. Young and J. Young: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 1-1-689 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT BEACH MUSIC IS DESIGNATED AS THE OFFICIAL STATE POPULAR MUSIC OF SOUTH CAROLINA.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Ratified

H. 3635 -- Reps. Klauber, Carnell, Parks and Taylor: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE THE GREENWOOD HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL TEAM FOR WINNING THEIR SECOND CONSECUTIVE CLASS AAAA DIVISION II STATE CHAMPIONSHIP ON DECEMBER 1, 2000.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3636 -- Reps. Klauber, Carnell, Parks and Taylor: A HOUSE RESOLUTION EXTENDING THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE GREENWOOD HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL TEAM AND ITS COACHING STAFF ON MARCH 21, 2001, AT A TIME TO BE SET BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF BEING RECOGNIZED ON WINNING THE CLASS AAAA DIVISION II STATE CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3637 -- Rep. Bowers: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE MAJOR GENERAL ARNOLD FIELDS FOR HIS HONORABLE AND OUTSTANDING MILITARY CAREER IN THE UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS AND COMMEND HIM FOR THE MANY DECORATIONS HE HAS EARNED OVER THE PAST THIRTY-TWO YEARS AND FOR HIS CONTINUING LOYAL AND DEDICATED SERVICE TO OUR COUNTRY.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3638 -- Reps. Wilkins, Allen, Allison, Altman, Askins, Bales, Barfield, Barrett, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Campsen, Carnell, Cato, Chellis, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb- Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Easterday, Edge, Emory, Fleming, Freeman, Frye, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Hamilton, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jennings, Keegan, Kelley, Kennedy, Kirsh, Klauber, Knotts, Koon, Law, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Meacham-Richardson, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Riser, Rivers, Robinson, Rodgers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sharpe, Sheheen, Simrill, Sinclair, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Snow, Stille, Stuart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Vaughn, Walker, Webb, Weeks, Whatley, Whipper, White, Wilder, Witherspoon, A. Young and J. Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND THE YOUNG PEOPLE IN SOUTH CAROLINA WHO ARE LEADERS IN THEIR COMMUNITIES AND TO ENCOURAGE ALL YOUNG PEOPLE TO ASPIRE TO BECOME POSITIVE ROLE MODELS ON THE OCCASION OF THE OBSERVANCE AND CELEBRATION OF SOUTH CAROLINA'S "YOUTH IN THE HOUSE DAY ", MARCH 7, 2001.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3639 -- Reps. Wilkins, Keegan and Kelley: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 59-111-75, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE MILITARY DEPARTMENT AND THE DEVELOPMENT OF A LOAN REPAYMENT PROGRAM TO ENABLE QUALIFIED STATE RESIDENTS TO ATTEND COLLEGE AS AN ENLISTMENT OR RETENTION INCENTIVE FOR THE NATIONAL GUARD, SO AS TO AUTHORIZE THE COMMISSION ON HIGHER EDUCATION TO DEVELOP AND MANAGE THE PROGRAM INSTEAD OF THE ADJUTANT GENERAL AND TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THE PROCEDURES, CONDITIONS, AND REQUIREMENTS OF THE PROGRAM; BY ADDING SECTION 59-114-75 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT NATIONAL GUARD TUITION ASSISTANCE GRANTS MAY NOT BE MADE AFTER JUNE 30, 2001, AND TO PROVIDE FOR TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS TO EFFECTUATE THE ABOVE INCLUDING A PROVISION THAT THE COMMISSION ON HIGHER EDUCATION SHALL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR ADMINISTERING TUITION ASSISTANCE GRANTS MADE BEFORE JULY 1, 2001.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Other proceedings
Ratified

H. 3640 -- Rep. Rice: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-28-2740, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE DISTRIBUTION OF "C " FUND GASOLINE TAX REVENUES TO COUNTIES, SO AS TO DELETE OBSOLETE PROVISIONS, PROVIDE FOR THE DISTRIBUTION OF EARNINGS ON THE COUNTY TRANSPORTATION FUND, RAISE FROM ONE TO TWO THOUSAND DOLLARS THE AMOUNT WHICH MAY BE USED FOR THE EXPENSES OF THE COUNTY TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE, CLARIFY THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION ADMINISTERS ALL FUNDS EXPENDED ON THE STATE HIGHWAY SYSTEM, CLARIFY THE USE OF "C " FUND REVENUES, ELIMINATE BID PREFERENCES FOR COUNTIES ADMINISTERING THEIR OWN "C " FUNDS, AND GIVE THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY TO ENFORCE "C " FUND PROVISIONS BY WITHHOLDING OF "C " FUND ALLOCATIONS AND FORFEITURE OF ALLOCATIONS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3641 -- Reps. Edge and Harrison: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 5-7-150, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO A COASTAL MUNICIPALITY'S CRIMINAL JURISDICTION, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE POLICE DEPARTMENT OF A MUNICIPALITY WHICH IS BOUNDED BY THE ATLANTIC OCEAN TO THE EAST AND WHICH IS COMPLETELY SURROUNDED ON THE REMAINING BOUNDARIES BY ANOTHER MUNICIPALITY EXERCISES CONCURRENT CRIMINAL JURISDICTION WITH THE SURROUNDING MUNICIPALITY'S POLICE DEPARTMENT ALONG THE PORTION OF ANY UNITED STATES HIGHWAY PASSING THROUGH THE SURROUNDED MUNICIPALITY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3642 -- Reps. Witherspoon, Sharpe, Allison, Askins, Bales, Barfield, Barrett, J. Brown, Chellis, Clyburn, Dantzler, Edge, Frye, Gilham, Gourdine, Harvin, Hayes, Hosey, Huggins, Keegan, Kelley, Koon, Law, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Martin, McCraw, Moody-Lawrence, Ott, Phillips, Quinn, Rhoad, Riser, Rivers, Sandifer, Snow, Stille, Taylor, Townsend, Walker, Weeks and Whipper: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 50-13-1630, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO SPECIAL PERMITS FOR IMPORTING CERTAIN FISH, SO AS TO AUTHORIZE ISSUANCE OF PERMITS FOR EDUCATIONAL PURPOSES AND TO AUTHORIZE THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES TO CONDITION PERMITS TO SAFEGUARD PUBLIC SAFETY AND WELFARE AND PREVENT THE INTRODUCTION INTO THE WILD OR RELEASE OF NONNATIVE SPECIES OF FISH OR OTHER ORGANISMS INTO THE WATERS OF THIS STATE.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Ratified

H. 3643 -- Reps. Law, Merrill, Loftis, Robinson, Rice and Leach: A BILL AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-23-15 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION SHALL CAUSE TO HAVE PREPARED BY ARCHITECTS EXPERIENCED IN SCHOOL BUILDING AND CONSTRUCTION A SERIES OF FIVE DIFFERENT MODEL SCHOOL BUILDING PLANS FOR ELEMENTARY, FOR MIDDLE, AND FOR HIGH SCHOOLS, TO PROVIDE THAT THESE PLANS SHALL BE MADE AVAILABLE TO THE SEVERAL SCHOOL DISTRICTS OF THIS STATE FOR THEIR USE WHEN UNDERTAKING NEW SCHOOL BUILDING CONSTRUCTION, AND TO PROVIDE THAT WITH CERTAIN EXCEPTIONS A DISTRICT MUST USE ONE OF THESE FIVE PLANS WHEN UNDERTAKING NEW SCHOOL BUILDING CONSTRUCTION.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3644 -- Reps. Breeland, Gourdine, J. Hines, Robinson, Bales, Battle, R. Brown, Cato, Clyburn, M. Hines, Hosey, Klauber, Law, Littlejohn, Mack, Owens, Rhoad, Scarborough, Scott, Simrill, Trotter, Vaughn, Webb, Whipper and Altman: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO ESTABLISH A COMMITTEE TO STUDY CERTAIN ISSUES AFFECTING VETERANS AND PROVIDE FOR RELATED MATTERS INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIP AND DUTIES, THE FILLING OF VACANCIES, AND COMMITTEE MEETINGS AND STAFFING.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Point of Order
Ratified

H. 3645 -- Rep. J. Brown: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE ALEXA ERBACH OF COLUMBIA UPON BEING NAMED THE 2000-2001 RECIPIENT OF THE "JOE BROWN YOUTH LEADERSHIP AWARD ".
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3646 -- Reps. Townsend and Stille: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND THE CRESCENT HIGH SCHOOL "LADY TIGERS " SOFTBALL TEAM ON ITS TREMENDOUS SEASON OF SPIRITED COMPETITION AND TO CONGRATULATE THE PLAYERS AND COACHES ON WINNING THE 2000 CLASS AA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3647 -- Reps. Govan, Cobb-Hunter, Ott, Sharpe and Stuart: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION RECOGNIZING SOUTH CAROLINA'S MOTHER OF THE YEAR, MRS. JOYCE W. RHENEY OF ORANGEBURG COUNTY, AND EXPRESSING THE ADMIRATION AND GRATITUDE OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA TO HER AND TO ALL THE STATE'S MOTHERS WHO MANAGE THIS VERY DEMANDING ROLE WITH STRENGTH AND LOVE.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3648 -- Reps. Wilkins, Allison, Altman, Barfield, Barrett, Bingham, Campsen, Cato, Chellis, Coates, Cooper, Dantzler, Davenport, Easterday, Fleming, Frye, Gilham, Harrell, Harrison, Haskins, Hinson, Huggins, Keegan, Kelley, Klauber, Knotts, Koon, Law, Leach, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Loftis, Lucas, Martin, McCraw, McGee, Meacham-Richardson, Owens, Perry, Phillips, Quinn, Rice, Riser, Robinson, Rodgers, Sandifer, Sharpe, Simrill, Sinclair, D.C. Smith, G.M. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Stuart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Vaughn, Walker, Webb, Whatley, White, Witherspoon and A. Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO MEMORIZE THE CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES TO ENACT INTO LAW THE COMPREHENSIVE TAX REDUCTIONS AND RELATED PROPOSALS MADE BY PRESIDENT GEORGE W. BUSH IN HIS TELEVISED ADDRESS TO THE NATION ON TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2001.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3649 -- Reps. J. Brown, Askins, Bales, Barfield, G. Brown, R. Brown, Clyburn, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hosey, Lloyd, Weeks, Whipper and Wilder: A BILL TO AMEND ARTICLES 1, 3, AND 5, CHAPTER 20, TITLE 44, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PERSONS WITH MENTAL RETARDATION, RELATED DISABILITIES, HEAD INJURIES, AND SPINAL CORD INJURIES, SO AS TO ALSO APPLY THIS CHAPTER TO PERSONS WITH EPILEPSY, TO CONFORM REFERENCES THROUGHOUT THE CHAPTER, TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS, AND TO RENAME CHAPTER 20, TITLE 44 "SOUTH CAROLINA MENTAL RETARDATION, RELATED DISABILITIES, EPILEPSY, HEAD INJURIES, AND SPINAL CORD INJURIES ACT ".
Introduced and Committed

H. 3650 -- Reps. Wilkins, Jennings, Harrison and Knotts: 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 FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION OF ADVISORY SENTENCING GUIDELINES FOR CERTAIN CRIMINAL OFFENSES, AND TO PROVIDE THESE GUIDELINES GO INTO EFFECT ONE YEAR AFTER THE APPROVAL OF THE GOVERNOR AND APPLY TO CRIMES COMMITTED ON OR AFTER THAT DATE.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3651 -- Reps. Loftis, Kelley, Allison, Bales, Barfield, Cato, Cooper, Dantzler, Davenport, Edge, Hamilton, Keegan, Law, Leach, Perry, Rodgers, Sandifer, Snow, White and Witherspoon: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 1, TITLE 59, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO EDUCATION BY ADDING SECTION 59- 1-425, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT PUBLIC SCHOOLS AND SCHOOL DISTRICTS MAY NOT BEGIN THE ANNUAL STATUTORY ONE HUNDRED EIGHTY DAY-PERIOD OF STUDENT INSTRUCTION REQUIRED BY LAW UNTIL AFTER LABOR DAY, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THIS SECTION DOES NOT APPLY TO PUBLIC SCHOOLS THAT OPERATE ON A YEAR- ROUND BASIS OR HAVE AN IRREGULAR TERM.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3652 -- Rep. Kelley: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 11-35-4415, SO AS TO IMPOSE A FILING FEE OF TWO HUNDRED FIFTY DOLLARS FOR A GRIEVANCE FILED FOR ADMINISTRATIVE REVIEW BEFORE THE SOUTH CAROLINA PROCUREMENT REVIEW PANEL, TO PROVIDE FOR THE USE OF THE FEE REVENUE, AND TO AUTHORIZE THE PANEL TO WAIVE THE FEE IN A HARDSHIP CASE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3653 -- Reps. Campsen and Harrison: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 13-17-10, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA RESEARCH AUTHORITY, SO AS TO DELETE THE REQUIREMENT THAT ITS PRINCIPAL OFFICE BE LOCATED IN COLUMBIA; TO AMEND SECTION 13-17-40, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE AUTHORITY'S BOARD OF TRUSTEES, REPORTS, AND MEETINGS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE CHAIRMAN DETERMINES WHEN AND WHERE THE BOARD HOLDS ITS REGULAR MEETINGS; AND TO AMEND SECTION 13-17-60, RELATING TO THE AUTHORITY'S TECHNICAL ADVISORY BOARD, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT ITS CHAIRMAN DETERMINES WHEN AND WHERE THE ADVISORY BOARD MEETS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Committed
Recalled
Other proceedings

H. 3654 -- Reps. J. Brown, Askins, Bales, Hosey and Lloyd: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 40-13-305 SO AS TO REQUIRE BEAUTY SALONS AND BEAUTY SCHOOLS, AS A CONDITION OF LICENSURE AND RENEWAL OF LICENSURE, TO OBTAIN LIABILITY INSURANCE OF AT LEAST ONE HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3655 -- Reps. R. Brown, Allen, Allison, Altman, Askins, Bales, Barfield, Bingham, Breeland, Cato, Chellis, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Dantzler, Davenport, Easterday, Emory, Freeman, Frye, Gilham, Govan, Harrell, Haskins, J. Hines, Hinson, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jennings, Keegan, Kennedy, Kirsh, Knotts, Leach, Lee, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Lucas, Mack, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Riser, Rivers, Rodgers, Scarborough, Scott, Simrill, Sinclair, G.M. Smith, W.D. Smith, Snow, Stille, Stuart, Talley, Townsend, Trotter, Vaughn, Walker, Webb, Weeks, Whatley, Whipper, Wilder and Witherspoon: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO NAME THE INTERSECTION OF STATE HIGHWAY 162 AND TOWLES ROAD AND SALTER'S HILL ROAD IN CHARLESTON COUNTY AS THE "HENRIETTA GRANT INTERSECTION " IN HONOR OF THE LATE MRS. HENRIETTA GRANT OF HOLLYWOOD, SOUTH CAROLINA.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3656 -- Reps. J. Young, G. Brown, J.H. Neal, G.M. Smith and Weeks: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS PROFOUND SORROW OF THE MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY UPON THE DEATH OF JOHN MCLEOD STOCKBRIDGE OF SUMTER AND TO EXTEND DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO HIS FAMILY AND FRIENDS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3657 -- Reps. Cato, Robinson, Bingham, G. Brown, Campsen, Edge, Harrison, Jennings, Kelley, Kirsh, Lourie, Miller, Quinn, Rhoad, Rodgers, J.E. Smith, Tripp, Weeks, Whipper and White: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 27-18-20, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS IN THE UNIFORM UNCLAIMED PROPERTY ACT, SO AS TO DELETE GIFT CERTIFICATES FROM THE DEFINITION OF "INTANGIBLE PROPERTY "; TO AMEND SECTION 27-18-150, RELATING TO GIFT CERTIFICATES AND CREDIT MEMOS BEING PRESUMED ABANDONED WHEN NOT CLAIMED WITHIN FIVE YEARS, SO AS TO REMOVE GIFT CERTIFICATES FROM THIS PRESUMPTION OF BEING ABANDONED; TO ADD SECTION 27-18-175 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE UNIFORM UNCLAIMED PROPERTY ACT DOES NOT APPLY TO FORFEITED RESERVATION DEPOSITS; AND TO PROVIDE THAT THIS ACT APPLIES TO GIFT CERTIFICATES ISSUED AFTER JUNE 30, 1996, OR GIFT CERTIFICATES THAT HAVE NOT BEEN REPORTED AS ABANDONED BEFORE JULY 1, 2001.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Other proceedings
Ratified

H. 3658 -- Reps. Jennings, Freeman, Hayes and Lucas: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE WINNERS OF THE 2001 JEAN LANEY HARRIS FOLK HERITAGE AWARDS AND THE MEMBERS OF THE 2001 JEAN LANEY HARRIS FOLK HERITAGE AWARDS ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON THURSDAY, APRIL 26, 2001, AT 12:00 NOON OR A TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF RECOGNIZING AND CONGRATULATING THE WINNERS FOR THEIR OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTIONS TO FOLK ART IN SOUTH CAROLINA.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3659 -- Reps. Jennings, Freeman, Hayes and Lucas: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION INVITING THE WINNERS OF THE 2001 JEAN LANEY HARRIS FOLK HERITAGE AWARDS AND THE MEMBERS OF THE 2001 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 THURSDAY, APRIL 26, 2001, AT 12:00 NOON OR A TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE AND THE PRESIDENT PRO TEMPORE OF THE SENATE, AND TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND THE 2001 JEAN LANEY HARRIS FOLK HERITAGE AWARD WINNERS FOR THEIR OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTIONS TO FOLK ART IN SOUTH CAROLINA.
Introduced and Adopted
Other proceedings
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence
Message to Senate

H. 3660 -- Reps. White, Haskins, Rice, Rivers, Stuart, Taylor, Trotter and Wilder: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-2951, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE SUSPENSION OF A PERSON'S DRIVER'S LICENSE, PERMIT, OR NONRESIDENT OPERATING PRIVILEGE, OR THE DENIAL OF THE ISSUANCE OF A LICENSE OR PERMIT TO A PERSON WHO DRIVES A MOTOR VEHICLE AND REFUSES TO SUBMIT TO A TEST TO DETERMINE HIS ALCOHOL CONCENTRATION, OR WHO HAS A CERTAIN ALCOHOL CONCENTRATION, SO AS TO INCREASE THE FEE FOR A TEMPORARY ALCOHOL RESTRICTED LICENSE, TO DELETE THE PROVISION THAT REQUIRES THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY TO USE THE FEE FOR ADMINISTRATIVE COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH THE ISSUANCE OF TEMPORARY ALCOHOL DRIVER'S LICENSES, TO INCREASE THE FEE FOR A SPECIAL RESTRICTED DRIVER'S LICENSE, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE DISTRIBUTION OF THE FEE COLLECTED FOR A SPECIAL RESTRICTED DRIVER'S LICENSE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3661 -- Reps. White, Owens, Rice, Rivers, Taylor, Trotter and Wilder: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-745, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE SUSPENSION OF A PERSON'S DRIVER'S LICENSE DUE TO A CONVICTION FOR A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE VIOLATION, AND THE ISSUANCE OF A SPECIAL RESTRICTED DRIVER'S LICENSE UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES, SO AS TO INCREASE THE FEE FOR A SPECIAL RESTRICTED DRIVER'S LICENSE AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE DISBURSEMENT OF THE FEE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3662 -- Reps. White, Haskins, Rice, Rivers, Sinclair, Stuart, Taylor, Trotter and Wilder: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-746, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE SUSPENSION OF A PERSON'S DRIVER'S LICENSE FOR OFFENSES RELATING TO THE POSSESSION, SALE, AND CONSUMPTION OF BEER, WINE, AND ALCOHOL, OR FOR UNLAWFUL USE OR ALTERATION OF A DRIVER'S LICENSE, AND THE ISSUANCE OF A SPECIAL RESTRICTED DRIVER'S LICENSE TO A PERSON UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES, SO AS TO INCREASE THE FEE FOR THE SPECIAL RESTRICTED DRIVER'S LICENSE, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE DISTRIBUTION OF THE FEE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3663 -- Reps. Wilkins and Bowers: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-16-20, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS FOR PURPOSES OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA ESTATE TAX ACT, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE ORDER IN WHICH FEDERAL ESTATE TAX CREDITS ARE APPLIED FOR PURPOSES OF DETERMINING A STATE ESTATE TAX LIABILITY.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading

H. 3664 -- Reps. Scarborough and Altman: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-63-75 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT WHEN LAW ENFORCEMENT AUTHORITIES ARE SUMMONED TO A SCHOOL TO RESPOND TO REPORTS OF CRIMINAL ACTIVITY WHERE STUDENTS ARE POTENTIAL VICTIMS OF THE CRIMINAL ACTIVITY SUBJECTING THEM TO POSSIBLE SERIOUS BODILY INJURY OR DEATH, SCHOOL OFFICIALS MUST NOTIFY THE PUBLIC AND THE PARENTS OR GUARDIANS OF THE STUDENTS INVOLVED, THROUGH APPROPRIATE MEDIA OUTLETS, OF THIS SITUATION WITHIN THIRTY MINUTES OF SUMMONING LAW ENFORCEMENT AUTHORITIES, AND TO PROVIDE THAT WHERE WRITTEN COMMUNICATIONS ARE REGULARLY MADE BY A SCHOOL TO PARENTS THROUGH SUCH DEVICES AS NEWSLETTERS, A REPORT OF THE INCIDENT ALSO MUST BE INCLUDED IN THE NEXT EDITION FOLLOWING THE INCIDENT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3665 -- Rep. Cato: A BILL TO AMEND TITLE 38, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO INSURANCE, BY ADDING SECTION 38-90-25 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR A CAPTIVE REINSURANCE COMPANY TO BE LICENSED TO WRITE REINSURANCE CONTRACTS IN SOUTH CAROLINA; BY ADDING SECTION 38-90-45 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR MINIMUM CAPITALIZATION OR RESERVES FOR LICENSING OF A CAPTIVE REINSURANCE COMPANY; BY ADDING SECTION 38-90-55 SO AS TO REQUIRE THE INCORPORATION OF A CAPTIVE REINSURANCE COMPANY AS A STOCK INSURER; BY ADDING SECTION 38-90-75 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR A CAPTIVE REINSURANCE COMPANY TO DISCOUNT ITS LOSS AND LOSS ADJUSTMENT EXPENSE RESERVES; BY ADDING SECTION 38-90-145 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR AN ANNUAL CAPTIVE REINSURANCE TAX OF FIVE THOUSAND DOLLARS; BY ADDING SECTION 38-90-185 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR IN-STATE MANAGEMENT OF THE ASSETS OF A CAPTIVE REINSURANCE COMPANY; TO AMEND SECTION 38-90-10, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS FOR PURPOSES OF REGULATION OF CAPTIVE INSURANCE COMPANIES, SO AS TO PROVIDE DEFINITIONS FOR "CAPTIVE REINSURANCE COMPANY " AND CERTAIN ACCOUNTING TERMS; TO AMEND SECTION 38-90-70, RELATING TO FINANCIAL REPORTING TO THE DIRECTOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF INSURANCE, SO AS TO REQUIRE AN ANNUAL REPORT FROM A CAPTIVE REINSURANCE COMPANY; TO AMEND SECTION 38-90-220, RELATING TO SPONSORS OF CAPTIVE INSURANCE COMPANIES, SO AS TO REQUIRE STATE LICENSING OR AUTHORIZATION OR, IN THE ALTERNATIVE, A TRUST FUND SECURING LOSSES; TO AMEND SECTION 38-10-10, RELATING TO THE PURPOSES OF ESTABLISHING PROTECTED CELLS OF A DOMESTIC INSURER, SO AS TO INCLUDE A CAPTIVE INSURER; TO AMEND SECTION 38-10-20, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS FOR PURPOSES OF PROTECTED CELL INSURANCE COMPANIES, SO AS TO INCLUDE A CAPTIVE INSURER; TO AMEND SECTION 10-7-10, AS AMENDED, SECTION 10-7-30, AND SECTION 10-7-40, ALL RELATING TO INSURANCE ON PUBLIC BUILDINGS AND CONTENTS OWNED BY THE STATE, THE SEVERAL COUNTIES, AND SCHOOL DISTRICTS, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR INSURANCE BY DOMESTIC CAPTIVE COMPANIES LICENSED BY THE DEPARTMENT; TO AMEND SECTION 42-7-75, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PAYMENT OF WORKERS' COMPENSATION PREMIUMS BY STATE AGENCIES, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR DETERMINATION OF THE PREMIUM AMOUNTS BY A DOMESTIC CAPTIVE COMPANY LICENSED BY THE DEPARTMENT.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Point of Order

H. 3666 -- Rep. McLeod: A JOINT RESOLUTION PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO SECTION 1, ARTICLE X OF THE CONSTITUTION OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1895, RELATING TO THE CLASSIFICATION OF PROPERTY AND APPLICABLE ASSESSMENT RATIOS FOR PURPOSES OF PROPERTY TAX, SO AS TO DELETE THE SPECIFIC LIMIT OF TEN SHAREHOLDERS FOR A CORPORATION TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR A FOUR PERCENT ASSESSMENT RATIO ON ITS AGRICULTURAL REAL PROPERTY AND PROVIDE THAT THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY SHALL PROVIDE BY LAW THE MAXIMUM NUMBER OF SHAREHOLDERS FOR A CORPORATION TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR SUCH AN ASSESSMENT RATIO.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3667 -- Rep. McLeod: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-43-220, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO CLASSIFICATION OF PROPERTY AND APPLICABLE ASSESSMENT RATIOS FOR PURPOSES OF THE PROPERTY TAX, SO AS TO INCREASE FROM TEN TO SEVENTY-FIVE THE MAXIMUM NUMBER OF SHAREHOLDERS A CORPORATION MAY HAVE TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR THE FOUR PERCENT ASSESSMENT RATIO ON ITS AGRICULTURAL REAL PROPERTY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3668 -- Reps. Jennings and Cato: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 30-4-40, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO MATTERS EXEMPT FROM DISCLOSURE FOR PURPOSES OF THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT, SO AS TO EXEMPT ALL DOCUMENTS AND RECORDS OF AND INCIDENTAL TO AN AUTOPSY.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Other proceedings

H. 3669 -- Reps. Bales, Knotts, Allen, Allison, Altman, Askins, Barfield, Barrett, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Campsen, Carnell, Cato, Chellis, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Easterday, Edge, Emory, Fleming, Freeman, Frye, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Hamilton, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jennings, Keegan, Kelley, Kennedy, Kirsh, Klauber, Koon, Law, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Meacham-Richardson, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Riser, Rivers, Robinson, Rodgers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sharpe, Sheheen, Simrill, Sinclair, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Snow, Stille, Stuart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Vaughn, Walker, Webb, Weeks, Whatley, Whipper, White, Wilder, Witherspoon, A. Young, J. Young and Wilkins: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 59-104-20, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE PALMETTO FELLOWS SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A STUDENT ELIGIBLE TO RECEIVE SUCH A SCHOLARSHIP WHO CHOOSES TO ATTEND AN OUT-OF-STATE INSTITUTION MAY AGAIN BECOME ELIGIBLE UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS, IF HE TRANSFERS TO A PUBLIC INSTITUTION OF HIGHER LEARNING IN THIS STATE.
Introduced
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Proposed Amendment
Other proceedings
Other proceedings
Point of Order
Point of Order

H. 3670 -- Reps. McLeod, Harrison, Bales, Townsend, J. Brown, Wilder, Carnell, Kirsh, Meacham-Richardson, Cobb-Hunter, Koon, Frye, J.R. Smith, Littlejohn, Allen, Clyburn, Davenport, Delleney, Govan, Harvin, Hosey, Jennings, Kennedy, Limehouse, Lourie, Lucas, McCraw, Moody- Lawrence, J.H. Neal, Phillips, Rhoad, Rice, Riser, Rivers, Robinson, Scott, Simrill, J.E. Smith, Stille, Stuart and Weeks: A BILL TO AMEND TITLE 6, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO LOCAL GOVERNMENTS, BY ADDING CHAPTER 24 SO AS TO ENACT THE "JOINT AGENCY ACT " AND TO PROVIDE FOR COUNTIES, MUNICIPALITIES, SCHOOL DISTRICTS, SPECIAL PURPOSE DISTRICTS, AND OTHER POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONS OF THE STATE JOINTLY TO UNDERTAKE THE ACQUISITION AND FINANCING OF PROJECTS, SYSTEMS, OR PROGRAMS, TO PROVIDE FOR THE CREATION OF JOINT AGENCIES FOR THAT JOINT PURPOSE BY SPECIFYING THEIR METHOD OF FORMATION, THEIR MEMBERSHIP, AND THE METHOD OF THEIR GOVERNANCE, TO PROVIDE FOR THE POWERS OF JOINT AGENCIES, INCLUDING THEIR RELATIONSHIPS, CONTRACTUAL AND OTHERWISE, AND THOSE OF THEIR MEMBERS, AND TO PROVIDE FOR FINANCING OF UNDERTAKINGS OF JOINT AGENCIES AND THE OBLIGATIONS OF THEIR MEMBERS IN CONNECTION WITH THE FINANCING.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Amended
Proposed Amendment
Recommitted
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Reconsidered
Point of Order

H. 3671 -- Reps. Snow and Lourie: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING CHAPTER 18 TO TITLE 37 SO AS TO PROVIDE THE "DO NOT CALL REGISTRY " AUTHORIZING THE DEPARTMENT OF CONSUMER AFFAIRS TO ESTABLISH A DATABASE OF RESIDENTIAL TELEPHONE SUBSCRIBERS WHO OBJECT TO RECEIVING CERTAIN TELEPHONE SOLICITATIONS, TO PROVIDE FOR THE OPERATION OF THE DATABASE BY THE DEPARTMENT, TO PROVIDE FOR FEES TO BE CHARGED TO RESIDENTIAL TELEPHONE SUBSCRIBERS WHO APPLY TO BE INCLUDED IN THE DATABASE AND TO PERSONS OR ENTITIES ACCESSING THE DATABASE, TO PROVIDE THAT THE FEES ARE USED TO MAINTAIN THE DATABASE, TO PROVIDE CIVIL PENALTIES FOR TELEPHONE SOLICITORS WHO CALL TELEPHONE NUMBERS ON THE REGISTRY MORE THAN ONCE IN A TWELVE-MONTH PERIOD, TO PROVIDE A STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS, AND TO PROVIDE THAT TELEPHONE CALLER IDENTIFICATION SERVICES ARE NOT LIABLE FOR VIOLATIONS OF THIS CHAPTER AND TELEPHONE COMPANIES ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE CHAPTER'S ENFORCEMENT OR LIABLE FOR ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN THE DATABASE; TO AMEND SECTION 30-4-40, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO MATTERS EXEMPT FROM DISCLOSURE UNDER THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT, SO AS TO ADD THE DATABASE ESTABLISHED PURSUANT TO THIS CHAPTER; AND TO AMEND SECTION 16-17-445, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE REGULATION OF UNSOLICITED CONSUMER TELEPHONE CALLS, SO AS TO REFERENCE THE REQUIREMENTS OF THIS CHAPTER.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3672 -- Reps. J.R. Smith, Clyburn, Perry, Sharpe and D.C. Smith: A BILL TO DEVOLVE THE AUTHORITY FOR APPOINTMENTS AND RECOMMENDATIONS FOR APPOINTMENTS FOR BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS FROM THE LEGISLATIVE DELEGATION REPRESENTING AIKEN COUNTY TO THE GOVERNING BODY OF AIKEN COUNTY AND TO PROVIDE EXCEPTIONS.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
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H. 3673 -- Reps. Limehouse, Wilkins, Harrell, Simrill, Allison, Barrett, Bingham, Campsen, Chellis, Easterday, Harrison, Haskins, Hinson, Keegan, Kelley, Law, Leach, Littlejohn, Lucas, Martin, Merrill, Owens, Rice, Riser, Sandifer, Scarborough, D.C. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Vaughn, A. Young and J. Young: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 7-19-20, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE MANNER OF FILLING VACANCIES IN THE OFFICE OF UNITED STATES SENATOR, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE GOVERNOR MAY FILL THE VACANCY BY APPOINTMENT OF A PERSON WHO HAS DECLARED HIMSELF TO BE A MEMBER OF THE SAME POLITICAL PARTY AS THE IMMEDIATELY PRECEDING SENATOR WHO VACATED THE OFFICE, AND DECLARED HIS INTENTION IN SUCH AFFIDAVIT TO SERVE IN THE OFFICE AS A MEMBER OF THAT POLITICAL PARTY.
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H. 3674 -- Reps. Huggins, Bingham, Frye, Knotts, Koon, Riser and Stuart: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION EXPRESSING THE PROFOUND SORROW OF THE MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA GENERAL ASSEMBLY UPON THE DEATH OF THE HONORABLE RYAN C. SHEALY OF LEXINGTON, BELOVED FORMER MEMBER OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES AND THE SENATE, AND EXTENDING DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO HIS FAMILY AND MANY FRIENDS.
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H. 3675 -- Reps. Townsend, Cooper, Martin, Stille, Thompson, Tripp and White: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO NAME THE SOUTH CAROLINA HIGHWAY 247 BRIDGE THAT CROSSES THE SALUDA RIVER IN ANDERSON COUNTY IN HONOR OF V. LANIEL CHAPMAN, FORMER CHAIRMAN OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION, AND TO ERECT APPROPRIATE SIGNS OR MARKERS TO REFLECT THIS DESIGNATION.
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H. 3676 -- Reps. Bowers and Simrill: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-37-2725, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE CANCELLATION OF A MOTOR VEHICLE LICENSE PLATE AND REGISTRATION FOR A REFUND OR CREDIT OF PROPERTY TAXES PAID ON THE VEHICLE TO ANOTHER, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE LESSEE OF A MOTOR VEHICLE WHO ASSIGNS THE LEASE OR SURRENDERS THE LEASED VEHICLE TO THE LESSOR IS ELIGIBLE FOR A CREDIT OR REFUND ON PROPERTY TAXES PAID IF THE TERMS OF THE LEASE MADE THE LESSEE PRIMARILY LIABLE FOR THE PROPERTY TAX AND THE LESSEE IN FACT PAID THE TAX.
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H. 3677 -- Reps. W.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.
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H. 3678 -- Reps. Rice and Whipper: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-3-210, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE GRACE PERIOD FOR REGISTERING A MOTOR VEHICLE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A MOTOR VEHICLE DEALER MUST ISSUE A TEMPORARY LICENSE PLATE TO CERTAIN PURCHASERS OF NEW OR USED MOTOR VEHICLES, TO PROVIDE A DESCRIPTION OF THE TEMPORARY LICENSE PLATE AND ITS CONTENTS, TO PROVIDE THAT CERTAIN PERSONS WHO OBTAIN MOTOR VEHICLES FROM A PERSON OTHER THAN A DEALER MUST SUBMIT AN APPLICATION TO THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY FOR AN INTERIM LICENSE PLATE AND REGISTRATION CARD, TO PROVIDE A DESCRIPTION OF THE INTERIM LICENSE PLATE AND ITS CONTENTS, TO PROVIDE A PENALTY FOR A VIOLATION OF THIS PROVISION; AND TO REPEAL SECTION 56-3-220, RELATING TO THE ATTACHMENT AND DISPLAY OF DEALER "SOLD " CARDS.
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H. 3679 -- Rep. J.E. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 20-7-1552 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE BEST INTERESTS OF THE CHILD IS THE GUIDING PRINCIPLE IN RESOLVING CHILD CUSTODY AND VISITATION DISPUTES, TO PROVIDE THAT THE BEST INTERESTS OF THE CHILD ARE SERVED WHEN THE CHILD'S RELATIONSHIP WITH EACH PARENT IS EQUALLY PROMOTED AND ENCOURAGED, TO PROVIDE THAT THE COURT MUST STRIVE TO EQUALIZE EACH PARENT'S TIME WITH AND OPPORTUNITIES TO BE INVOLVED IN THE CHILD'S LIFE, AND TO PROVIDE THAT JOINT CUSTODY IS NOT REQUIRED BY THIS SECTION NOR MAY VISITATION AWARDED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THIS SECTION BE CONSTRUED AS JOINT CUSTODY.
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H. 3680 -- Rep. Davenport: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 50-11-310, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO OPEN SEASON FOR ANTLERED DEER, SO AS TO CHANGE THE DATES FOR OPEN SEASON FOR ANTLERED DEER IN GAME ZONE 4.
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H. 3681 -- Reps. Kelley, Robinson, Keegan, Cooper and White: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 9-17-40, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO EMPLOYER CONTRIBUTIONS UNDER THE OPTIONAL RETIREMENT PROGRAM FOR PUBLICLY-SUPPORTED FOUR-YEAR AND POSTGRADUATE INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION, SO AS TO INCREASE THE MINIMUM CONTRIBUTION FROM FOUR AND ONE QUARTER PERCENT OF COMPENSATION TO FIVE PERCENT OF COMPENSATION; TO AMEND CHAPTER 20, TITLE 9, RELATING TO THE OPTIONAL RETIREMENT PROGRAM FOR TEACHERS AND SCHOOL ADMINISTRATORS, SO AS TO EXTEND ELIGIBILITY IN THAT PROGRAM TO EMPLOYEES OF THE STATE, INCLUDING EMPLOYEES OF TWO- AND FOUR-YEAR STATE SUPPORTED INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION, AND TECHNICAL COLLEGES; AND TO REPEAL, EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2002, THE OPTIONAL RETIREMENT PROGRAM FOR PUBLICLY-SUPPORTED FOUR-YEAR AND POSTGRADUATE INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION.
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H. 3682 -- Reps. Kelley, Barfield, Cooper, Edge, Keegan and White: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 7-5-15 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT FAILURE BY A MEMBER OF A COUNTY REGISTRATION BOARD, A COMBINED ELECTION AND REGISTRATION COMMISSION, OR A COUNTY ELECTION COMMISSION TO COMPLETE OR MAKE SATISFACTORY PROGRESS TOWARD COMPLETING THE MANDATORY TRAINING AND CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS APPLICABLE TO THESE OFFICIALS CONSTITUTES NEGLECT OF DUTY FOR WHICH THE MEMBER MUST BE REMOVED FROM OFFICE BY THE GOVERNOR, AND TO REQUIRE THE STATE ELECTION COMMISSION TO REPORT TO THE GOVERNOR AND THE LEGISLATIVE DELEGATION OR OTHER RECOMMENDING AUTHORITY THE PROGRESS OF EACH OF THESE OFFICIALS TOWARD COMPLETION OF THESE TRAINING AND CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS.
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H. 3683 -- Rep. Kelley: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 1-11-710, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO INSURANCE FOR STATE EMPLOYEES AND SCHOOL DISTRICT EMPLOYEES, SO AS TO REQUIRE ANNUAL STATE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD APPROVAL OF THE NEXT CALENDAR YEAR'S PLAN OF BENEFITS, ELIGIBILITY, AND CONTRIBUTIONS BY AUGUST FIFTEENTH PRECEDING THE CALENDAR YEAR RATHER THAN OCTOBER FIRST, AND TO REFERENCE THE SPECIFIC AUTHORIZATION FOR THE INSURANCE RESERVE FUND TO REINSURE GROUP HEALTH AND CAFETERIA PLANS; TO AMEND SECTION 9-1-60, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE IMPLEMENTATION OF CAFETERIA PLANS, SO AS TO PROVIDE RESTRICTIONS ON POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONS PARTICIPATING IN THESE PLANS AND ALLOW AN EMPLOYER OR COALITION OF EMPLOYERS TO OFFER SUCH PLANS SUBJECT TO THE SAME RESTRICTIONS, AND TO MAKE THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THESE CHANGES IN THE LAWS RELATING TO CAFETERIA PLANS CONTINGENT ON A FAVORABLE RULING FROM THE INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE.
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H. 3684 -- Reps. Campsen, Altman, Easterday, Scarborough and Vaughn: A BILL TO ENACT THE "PALMETTO FELLOWS SCHOLARSHIP FREEDOM OF CHOICE ACT " INCLUDING PROVISIONS TO AMEND SECTION 59-104-20, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE PALMETTO FELLOWS SCHOLARSHIP, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT PALMETTO FELLOWS SCHOLARSHIP FUNDS SHALL NOT BE ALLOCATED TO INDIVIDUAL HIGHER EDUCATION INSTITUTIONS OR BETWEEN PUBLIC AND INDEPENDENT INSTITUTIONS BUT INSTEAD SHALL BE AWARDED TO STUDENTS BASED ON ACADEMIC CRITERIA ESTABLISHED BY THE COMMISSION ON HIGHER EDUCATION, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THESE STUDENTS MAY THEN USE THESE SCHOLARSHIP FUNDS TO ATTEND ANY INSTITUTION OF HIGHER LEARNING IN THIS STATE; AND TO AMEND SECTION 59-143- 30, RELATING TO ALLOCATIONS FOR CERTAIN HIGHER EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP GRANTS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT ALLOCATIONS FOR PALMETTO FELLOWS SCHOLARSHIPS TO INDEPENDENT INSTITUTIONS AND PUBLIC INSTITUTIONS SHALL BE COMBINED TOGETHER AND USED IN THE MANNER PROVIDED ABOVE.
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H. 3685 -- Reps. Hayes and M. Hines: A BILL TO AUTHORIZE SCHOOL DISTRICTS 1, 2, AND 3 OF DILLON COUNTY TO CHARGE AND COLLECT INCIDENTAL FEES FROM PUPILS AND TO PROVIDE A WAIVER OF THESE FEES UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS.
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H. 3686 -- Reps. Campsen and Harrell: A HOUSE RESOLUTION EXPRESSING THE SENSE OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES THAT NO PERMANENT LAW, I.E., PART II'S, SHOULD BE INCLUDED IN H.3687, THE GENERAL APPROPRIATIONS BILL FOR FISCAL YEAR 2001-2002, WHEN THE BILL IS UNDER CONSIDERATION IN THE HOUSE BEGINNING MARCH 12, 2001.
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H. 3687 -- Ways and Means Committee: A BILL TO MAKE APPROPRIATIONS TO MEET THE ORDINARY EXPENSES OF STATE GOVERNMENT FOR FISCAL YEAR BEGINNING JULY 1, 2001, TO REGULATE THE EXPENDITURE OF THESE FUNDS, AND TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THE OPERATION OF STATE GOVERNMENT DURING THE FISCAL YEAR AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.
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H. 3688 -- Ways and Means Committee: 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, ALLOW THE APPLICATION OF AMOUNTS AVAILABLE TO TWO AND FOUR-YEAR COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES FOR DEFERRED MAINTENANCE UNDER THESE AUTHORIZATIONS TO BE APPLIED TO CAPITAL PROJECTS AUTHORIZED FOR THESE INSTITUTIONS, SPECIFY ACTIONS OF THE JOINT BOND REVIEW COMMITTEE WITH RESPECT TO THESE BONDS, CONFORM THE AGGREGATE PRINCIPAL INDEBTEDNESS AMOUNT TO THE ADDITIONAL AMOUNTS AUTHORIZED IN THIS SECTION, TO PROVIDE FOR THE USE OF PROCEEDS OF ANY SALE OF THE PROPERTY OF THE CAROLINA FARMERS' MARKET AND ESTABLISH AN ACCOUNT TO RETAIN SUCH PROCEEDS, TO PROVIDE THAT THE PROVISIONS OF SECTION 2-7-105 OF THE 1976 CODE DO NOT APPLY TO THESE AUTHORIZATIONS, AND TO AMEND SECTION 11-11-150, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE TRUST FUND FOR TAX RELIEF, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT REVENUES CREDITED TO THAT FUND FOR A FISCAL YEAR ARE DEEMED GENERAL FUND REVENUES FOR THE PURPOSES OF CALCULATING THE STATE'S CONSTITUTIONAL LIMIT ON BONDED INDEBTEDNESS, AND CALCULATING AMOUNTS REQUIRED TO BE CREDITED TO THE GENERAL RESERVE FUND AND CAPITAL RESERVE FUND.
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H. 3689 -- Ways and Means Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO MAKE A SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATION FROM THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT FUND FOR FISCAL YEAR 2001-2002 ONLY, TO BE USED FOR THE SILVER CARD PROGRAM.
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H. 3691 -- Rep. Scarborough: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION EXTENDING HEARTY CONGRATULATIONS TO LEGARE HAY FOR CAPTURING THE STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE FOR THE HOOP SHOOT COMPETITION AND TO WISH HIM THE VERY BEST IN HIS UPCOMING COMPETITIONS.
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H. 3692 -- Reps. Simrill and Jennings: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 38-77-165 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE PROPERTY DAMAGE COVERAGE CONTAINED IN ANY AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE POLICY WRITTEN IN THIS STATE AND THE COLLISION COVERAGE, IF ANY, IN THE POLICY IS DEEMED TO COVER THE COST OF REPLACING OR REPAIRING THE AIR BAGS IN AUTOMOBILES INVOLVED IN A CLAIM UNDER THE POLICY WHEN AN AUTOMOBILE ACCIDENT OCCURS, AND TO PROVIDE THAT NO INSURER BY ENDORSEMENT TO THE POLICY MAY EXCEPT OUT OR NEGATE THIS PROVISION.
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H. 3693 -- Reps. Campsen, Cato, Delleney, Easterday, Hamilton, Leach, Robinson, White, Cooper, Simrill, Klauber, Owens, Gilham, Talley and Loftis: A BILL TO ENACT THE "UNBORN VICTIMS ACT OF 2001 " INCLUDING PROVISIONS TO AMEND CHAPTER 3, TITLE 16, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, 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; TO AMEND SECTION 50-21-10, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO EQUIPMENT AND OPERATION OF WATERCRAFT, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT FOR PURPOSES OF ALL OFFENSES ARISING OUT OF THE DEATH OR INJURY OF ANY PERSON IN ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 21, TITLE 50, "PERSON " INCLUDES AN UNBORN CHILD AT EVERY STAGE OF GESTATION IN UTERO FROM CONCEPTION UNTIL LIVE BIRTH, AND BY ADDING SECTION 50-21-185 TO FURTHER PROVIDE THAT FOR PURPOSES OF ALL OFFENSES ARISING OUT OF THE DEATH OR INJURY OF ANY PERSON IN ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 21, TITLE 50, "PERSON " INCLUDES AN UNBORN CHILD AT EVERY STAGE OF GESTATION IN UTERO FROM CONCEPTION UNTIL LIVE BIRTH; TO AMEND CHAPTER 5, TITLE 56, RELATING TO MOTOR VEHICLES AND REGULATING TRAFFIC ON THE HIGHWAYS, BY ADDING SECTION 56-5-2915 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT FOR PURPOSES OF ALL OFFENSES ARISING OUT OF THE DEATH OR INJURY OF ANY "PERSON " IN ARTICLE 23, CHAPTER 5, TITLE 56, THE TERM "PERSON " INCLUDES AN UNBORN CHILD AT EVERY STAGE OF GESTATION IN UTERO FROM CONCEPTION UNTIL LIVE BIRTH.
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H. 3694 -- Reps. Limehouse, Whatley, Scarborough and A. Young: A BILL TO AMEND SUBARTICLE 4, ARTICLE 3, CHAPTER 7, TITLE 20, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA GUARDIAN AD LITEM PROGRAM, SO AS TO INCLUDE IN THIS PROGRAM COURT-APPOINTED GUARDIANS AD LITEM IN CUSTODY DISPUTES IN FAMILY COURT, TO PROVIDE THAT A GUARDIAN AD LITEM IN A CUSTODY DISPUTE MAY CHARGE UP TO FIVE HUNDRED DOLLARS FOR SERVICES RENDERED IN A CASE, TO PROVIDE THAT CIVIL AND CRIMINAL IMMUNITY DOES NOT APPLY TO A GUARDIAN AD LITEM WHO CHARGES FOR SERVICES RENDERED, AND TO REQUIRE A GUARDIAN AD LITEM IN A CUSTODY DISPUTE TO BE AT LEAST THIRTY YEARS OF AGE; AND TO AMEND SECTION 20-7-420, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE JURISDICTION OF THE FAMILY COURT, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IN ORDERING A MENTAL OR PSYCHIATRIC EXAMINATION IN CUSTODY DISPUTES, THE COURT MUST MAKE FINDINGS OF FACT THAT THERE IS PROBABLE CAUSE TO ORDER THE EXAMINATION AND THAT IT IS NECESSARY TO MAKE A DETERMINATION IN THE CASE.
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H. 3695 -- Reps. Rodgers, Allison, Freeman, Haskins, Hinson, Lee, Martin, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, Parks, Stuart, A. Young, Cobb-Hunter, Gilham, Meacham-Richardson, Lourie and Knotts: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 20-4-160 SO AS TO ESTABLISH THE DOMESTIC VIOLENCE FUND WITHIN THE STATE TREASURY TO BE ADMINISTERED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES FOR THE PURPOSE OF AWARDING GRANTS TO DOMESTIC VIOLENCE CENTERS AND PROGRAMS IN THE STATE THAT MEET CERTAIN CRITERIA; TO ADD SECTION 20-1-375 SO AS TO INCREASE THE MARRIAGE LICENSE FEE BY TWENTY DOLLARS WHICH MUST BE CREDITED TO THE DOMESTIC VIOLENCE FUND; AND TO AMEND SECTION 8-21-310, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO VARIOUS FEES TO BE COLLECTED BY CLERKS OF COURT, SO AS TO INCREASE THE FILING FEE FOR DIVORCE OR SEPARATE MAINTENANCE ACTIONS BY TWENTY DOLLARS WHICH ALSO MUST BE CREDITED TO THE DOMESTIC VIOLENCE FUND.
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H. 3696 -- Rep. Harrison: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO AUTHORIZE THE SOUTH CAROLINA EMPLOYMENT SECURITY COMMISSION TO EXPEND UP TO ONE MILLION ONE HUNDRED SEVENTY-TWO THOUSAND SEVEN HUNDRED AND NINETY-FIVE DOLLARS OF THE FUNDS MADE AVAILABLE TO THE STATE UNDER SECTION 903 OF THE SOCIAL SECURITY ACT FOR THE PURPOSE OF DESIGNING AND ACQUIRING AN UNEMPLOYMENT TAX ACCOUNTING SYSTEM FOR USE BY THE SOUTH CAROLINA EMPLOYMENT SECURITY COMMISSION.
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H. 3697 -- Rep. Harrison: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 17-3-310, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE COMMISSION ON INDIGENT DEFENSE, ITS MEMBERSHIP AND TERMS, SO AS TO RECONSTITUTE THE COMMISSION MEMBERSHIP ON JULY 1, 2001, WITH THREE MEMBERS APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR ON THE RECOMMENDATION OF THE PUBLIC DEFENDER ASSOCIATION AND FOUR MEMBERS APPOINTED BY THE CHAIRMEN OF THE HOUSE AND SENATE JUDICIARY COMMITTEES, TO PROVIDE FOR STAGGERED TERMS, AND TO CAUSE THE TERMS OF THE PRESENT MEMBERS OF THE COMMISSION TO EXPIRE ON JULY 1, 2001.
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Amended
Other proceedings
Point of Order

H. 3698 -- Rep. Harrison: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 16-17-495, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO TRANSPORTING A CHILD OUT OF STATE WITH THE INTENT OF VIOLATING A CUSTODY ORDER, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT, IF LAW ENFORCEMENT HAS PROBABLE CAUSE TO BELIEVE A CHILD HAS BEEN TAKEN FROM HIS LEGAL CUSTODIAN AND IS IN A SPECIFIC LOCATION, LAW ENFORCEMENT MAY SEEK A WARRANT TO RECOVER THE CHILD FROM THAT LOCATION OR, IF THE CHILD IS IN DANGER, MAY ENTER THE LOCATION WITHOUT A WARRANT TO RECOVER THE CHILD; TO PROVIDE THAT IF A COURT HAS MADE A DETERMINATION OF CUSTODY, THE COURT'S ORDER MUST BE SHOWN TO LAW ENFORCEMENT AS EVIDENCE OF WHO IS THE LEGAL CUSTODIAN OF THE CHILD; AND TO PROVIDE THAT KNOWINGLY GIVING FALSE INFORMATION TO A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER SEEKING TO CARRY OUT THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION IS A CRIMINAL OFFENSE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3699 -- Reps. Jennings and Townsend: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY TO WAIVE FROM MOTOR VEHICLE TITLING, LICENSING, AND REGISTRATION LAWS MOTOR VEHICLES PROVIDED FOR PROMOTIONAL PURPOSES BY AN AUTOMOBILE MANUFACTURER IN CONNECTION WITH A NATIONALLY-SPONSORED NASCAR RACING EVENT HELD IN THIS STATE IN 2001.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3700 -- Rep. Coates: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE AND COMMEND THE STUDENT TEAM FROM THE INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE PROGRAM OF WILSON HIGH SCHOOL IN FLORENCE FOR WINNING TOP HONORS IN THE SOUTH CAROLINA BAR'S ANNUAL "WE THE PEOPLE...THE CITIZEN AND THE CONSTITUTION " STATE COMPETITION AND TO WISH THEM A SUCCESSFUL TRIP TO WASHINGTON, D. C. IN APRIL WHEN THEY REPRESENT SOUTH CAROLINA IN THE NATIONAL COMPETITION.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3701 -- Rep. Townsend: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 9-1-1140, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO ESTABLISHING SERVICE CREDITS UNDER THE STATE RETIREMENT SYSTEM, SO AS TO REVISE THE MANNER IN WHICH THE REQUIRED PAYMENT IS DETERMINED.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3702 -- Reps. Govan, Ott, Stuart, Cobb-Hunter, Sharpe, Allen, Allison, Altman, Askins, Bales, Barfield, Barrett, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Campsen, Carnell, Cato, Chellis, Clyburn, Coates, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Easterday, Edge, Emory, Fleming, Freeman, Frye, Gilham, Gourdine, Hamilton, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jennings, Keegan, Kelley, Kennedy, Kirsh, Klauber, Knotts, Koon, Law, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Meacham-Richardson, Merrill, Miller, Moody- Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Riser, Rivers, Robinson, Rodgers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sheheen, Simrill, Sinclair, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Snow, Stille, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Vaughn, Walker, Webb, Weeks, Whatley, Whipper, White, Wilder, Wilkins, Witherspoon, A. Young and J. Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION EXPRESSING THE DEEPEST SORROW OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY AND THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA AT THE DEATH OF ORANGEBURG MAYOR, THE HONORABLE MARTIN CHEATHAM, AND JOINING THE CITIZENS OF THE CITY OF ORANGEBURG AND THE STATE IN GRATEFULLY REMEMBERING AND HONORING HIS EXPANSIVE PUBLIC SERVICE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3703 -- Reps. Townsend, Cotty, Webb, A. Young, Allison, Riser, Stille, Stuart, Keegan, Kennedy, Gilham, Martin, Littlejohn, Limehouse, Taylor, Coates, Kelley, Knotts, McGee, Ott, Rivers, Sinclair, Snow, Walker, Whatley and Wilder: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-3-1230, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE PRODUCTION AND ISSUANCE OF LICENSE PLATES, SO AS TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY TO ISSUE NEW LICENSE PLATES AT LEAST EVERY SIX YEARS, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT MUST COLLECT A ONE DOLLAR FEE WHEN A VEHICLE IS REGISTERED OR REREGISTERED TO OFFSET THE COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH THE PRODUCTION OF NEW LICENSE PLATES.
Introduced and Committed
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3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Amended
Amended
Proposed Amendment
Proposed Amendment
Objection
Objection
Request for Debate
Other proceedings

H. 3704 -- 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
Introduced 2nd Reading
3rd Reading

H. 3705 -- Education and Public Works Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE COMMISSION ON HIGHER EDUCATION, RELATING TO LIFE AND PALMETTO FELLOWS SCHOLARSHIP APPEALS, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 2514, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading

H. 3706 -- Reps. Loftis, Knotts, Simrill, Whatley, Allen, Allison, Altman, Askins, Bales, Barfield, Barrett, Bingham, Bowers, J. Brown, Campsen, Cato, Chellis, Coates, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Easterday, Edge, Emory, Fleming, Frye, Gilham, Hamilton, Harrell, Harrison, Haskins, Hinson, Huggins, Keegan, Kelley, Kirsh, Klauber, Koon, Law, Leach, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lucas, Martin, McCraw, McGee, Meacham-Richardson, Merrill, Miller, J.M. Neal, Owens, Perry, Phillips, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Riser, Robinson, Rodgers, Sandifer, Scarborough, Sinclair, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Snow, Stille, Stuart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Vaughn, Walker, White, Witherspoon, A. Young and J. Young: A BILL TO AMEND SECTIONS 1-23-110 AND 1-23-120, BOTH AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO NOTICE REQUIREMENTS, NOTICE CONTENTS, AND INFORMATION TO BE PROVIDED TO THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY IN CONNECTION WITH THE PROMULGATION AND REVIEW OF REGULATIONS, SO AS TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL TO PROVIDE THE SCIENTIFIC OR TECHNICAL BASIS AND STUDIES USED IN DEVELOPING THE REGULATIONS, INCLUDING A SUMMARY OF THESE STUDIES, COPIES OF WHICH ALSO MUST BE AVAILABLE TO THE PUBLIC.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Committed
Recalled

H. 3707 -- Reps. J. Young, G.M. Smith, Harvin, Kennedy and Weeks: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 50-5-1505, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO SEASONS, TIMES, METHODS, EQUIPMENT, SIZE AND TAKE LIMITS FOR SHAD, HERRING, AND STURGEON IN THE SANTEE RIVER SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR SEASONS, TIMES, METHODS, EQUIPMENT, SIZE AND TAKE LIMITS IN THAT PORTION OF THE SANTEE RIVER BELOW THE CABLE AND BUOYS MARKING THE SEAWARD BOUNDARY OF THE WILSON DAM SANCTUARY DESIGNATED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES SEAWARD TO WILSON DAM LANDING AND FURTHER PROVIDE FOR NO OPEN SEASON IN THE SANTEE RIVER SEAWARD OF WILSON BOAT LANDING.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3708 -- Reps. Bingham, J.E. Smith, Lourie, Sheheen and F.N. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND TITLE 59, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO EDUCATION, BY ADDING CHAPTER 42 SO AS TO ESTABLISH THE GOVERNOR'S SCHOOL FOR TEACHING, LEARNING, AND TECHNOLOGY AS A RESOURCE FOR ALL PUBLIC SCHOOLS IN THE STATE, TO PROVIDE FOR A GOVERNING BOARD FOR THE SCHOOL, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE MANNER THE SCHOOL IS ESTABLISHED, OPERATED, AND FUNDED.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3709 -- Rep. Hayes: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION CONGRATULATING LATTA HIGH SCHOOL VIKINGS BOYS BASKETBALL TEAM ON WINNING THE CLASS A STATE CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3710 -- Reps. Meacham-Richardson, Kirsh, Simrill, McCraw, Moody-Lawrence and Delleney: A HOUSE RESOLUTION DECLARING TUESDAY, MARCH 27, 2001, AS "YORK COUNTY DAY " IN ORDER TO RECOGNIZE THE HARD WORK OF THE PEOPLE OF YORK COUNTY IN MAKING YORK COUNTY AN EXEMPLAR OF ECONOMIC PROGRESS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3711 -- Reps. M. Hines, Coates, J. Hines and McGee: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE MEMBERS OF THE BYRNES ACADEMY VARSITY FOOTBALL TEAM OF FLORENCE ON MARCH 28, 2001, AT A TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, TO CONGRATULATE THEM FOR WINNING THE SOUTH CAROLINA INDEPENDENT SCHOOL ASSOCIATION CLASS AA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3712 -- Reps. M. Hines, Coates, J. Hines and McGee: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND AND CONGRATULATE THE MEMBERS OF THE BYRNES ACADEMY VARSITY FOOTBALL TEAM OF FLORENCE WHO WON THE SOUTH CAROLINA INDEPENDENT SCHOOL ASSOCIATION CLASS AA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP AND TO WISH THEM MUCH SUCCESS IN THE FUTURE.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3713 -- Reps. Knotts, Bingham, Frye, Huggins, Koon, Riser and Stuart: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO MARK THE PASSING OF THE LATE DR. HARRY ODELLE HARMAN, SR., FORMERLY OF LEXINGTON WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE ON JANUARY 11, 1969, TO FONDLY RECALL HIS MANY PERSONAL ACCOMPLISHMENTS AND HIS TREMENDOUS CONTRIBUTION TO HIS COMMUNITY, HIS NATIVE STATE, AND THE NATION IN BUSINESS AND AS A DISTINGUISHED LEADER IN THE FIELD OF EDUCATION AND TO JOIN WITH HIS FAMILY AND MANY FRIENDS IN REMEMBERING AND CELEBRATING THE LIFE AND SERVICE OF THIS DISTINGUISHED SOUTH CAROLINIAN AND GREAT AMERICAN.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3714 -- Reps. Haskins, Loftis, Hamilton, Huggins, Simrill, Allen, Allison, Altman, Bales, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, G. Brown, Campsen, Cato, Coates, Cooper, Davenport, Delleney, Easterday, Edge, Emory, Fleming, Gilham, Govan, Harrell, Harrison, J. Hines, Hinson, Hosey, Jennings, Keegan, Kelley, Klauber, Knotts, Koon, Law, Leach, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Martin, McCraw, McGee, Meacham-Richardson, Miller, J.M. Neal, Ott, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Quinn, Rice, Riser, Robinson, Rodgers, Scarborough, Sharpe, Sinclair, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Snow, Stille, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Vaughn, Walker, Webb, Whatley, White, A. Young, J. Young and Owens: 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 89 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY SHALL ISSUE "CHOOSE LIFE " SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES, AND PROVIDE FOR THE DISTRIBUTION OF FEES COLLECTED FOR THESE SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES TO LOCAL PRIVATE NONPROFIT GROUPS OFFERING CRISIS PREGNANCY SERVICES.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3715 -- Reps. Sharpe, Ott and Witherspoon: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO ESTABLISH A THREE-YEAR PILOT PROGRAM OF ALLIGATOR FARMING FOR THE PURPOSE OF DETERMINING THE FEASIBILITY OF ALLIGATOR FARMING FOR POULTRY MORTALITY DISPOSAL AND PROVIDE THAT UNTIL JULY 1, 2004, ANY PERSON EIGHTEEN OR OLDER MAY ESTABLISH AN ALLIGATOR FARM FOR THE PURPOSE OF POULTRY MORTALITY DISPOSAL BY COMPLYING WITH CERTAIN TERMS, CONDITIONS, AND PROVISIONS RELATING TO PARTICIPATION IN THE PILOT PROGRAM OF ALLIGATOR FARMING FOR POULTRY MORTALITY DISPOSAL.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3716 -- Reps. Sharpe, Townsend, Barrett, Bowers, Coates, Frye, Koon, Lloyd, Loftis, McGee, Rhoad, Riser, Snow, Stuart, Trotter, Webb and Witherspoon: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-29-65 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT BEGINNING WITH SCHOOL YEAR 2001-2002, ALL PUBLIC HIGH SCHOOLS SHALL INSTRUCT STUDENTS IN AGRICULTURAL EDUCATION IN THE MANNER THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE AND CLEMSON UNIVERSITY PUBLIC SERVICE ACTIVITIES SHALL PROVIDE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3717 -- Reps. Kelley, Barfield, Barrett, Edge, Fleming, Frye, Keegan, Kirsh, Knotts, Koon, Loftis, Riser, Robinson, Sandifer, Snow, Trotter, Vaughn, Walker, Webb, Whatley, White and A. Young: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 9-1-2210, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE TEACHER AND EMPLOYEE RETENTION INCENTIVE PROGRAM, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT PARTICIPATION IN THE PROGRAM MUST BE OFFERED BY THE EMPLOYER AND MUST BE AGREED TO MUTUALLY BY THE EMPLOYEE AND EMPLOYER, TO CLARIFY CONDITIONS UNDER WHICH A RETIREMENT SYSTEM MEMBER IS INELIGIBLE TO PARTICIPATE AND WHEN A PROGRAM PARTICIPANT IS NO LONGER ELIGIBLE TO PARTICIPATE, TO PROVIDE THAT PROGRAM PARTICIPANTS MUST NOT BE PAID FOR ANNUAL LEAVE WHEN THEY TERMINATE AND PROVIDE THAT THEY ACCRUE SICK AND ANNUAL LEAVE WHICH THEY MAY USE DURING THE PROGRAM PERIOD, TO DELETE REDUNDANT PROVISIONS AND REFERENCES TO THE STATUS OF EMPLOYEES FAILING TO TERMINATE AT THE END OF THE PROGRAM PERIOD; AND TO AMEND SECTION 8-17-370, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO EXEMPTIONS FROM THE STATE EMPLOYEE GRIEVANCE PROCEDURE, SO AS TO EXEMPT TERI PARTICIPANTS.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3718 -- Reps. Kelley, Allison, Barfield, Barrett, Edge, Frye, Keegan, Kirsh, Knotts, Koon, Leach, Loftis, Riser, Robinson, Sandifer, Snow, Trotter, Vaughn, Walker, Webb, Whatley, White, A. Young, Bowers and McLeod: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 5 SO AS TO ENACT THE LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER RETENTION INCENTIVE PROGRAM AND PROVIDE FOR ITS OPERATION; AND TO AMEND SECTION 8-17-370, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO EXEMPTIONS FROM THE STATE EMPLOYEE GRIEVANCE PROCEDURE, SO AS TO EXEMPT PARTICIPANTS IN THE LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER RETENTION INCENTIVE PROGRAM.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Proposed Amendment
Proposed Amendment
Point of Order

H. 3719 -- Reps. Harrison, Wilkins, Townsend, W.D. Smith, Huggins, Littlejohn, Lourie, Gilham, Webb, Martin, Lloyd, D.C. Smith, McLeod and Snow: A BILL TO AMEND SECTIONS 56-5-6520 AND 56-5-6540, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BOTH RELATING TO THE USE OF SAFETY BELTS IN MOTOR VEHICLES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THE DRIVER IS CHARGED WITH THE RESPONSIBILITY OF REQUIRING EACH OCCUPANT SIX YEARS OF AGE UP TO AND UNDER EIGHTEEN YEARS OF AGE TO WEAR A SAFETY BELT OR BE SECURED IN A CHILD RESTRAINT SYSTEM, TO INCREASE THE FINE, TO PROVIDE LAW ENFORCEMENT MAY STOP A DRIVER WHEN A DRIVER UNDER THE AGE OF EIGHTEEN OR AN OCCUPANT UNDER THE AGE OF EIGHTEEN IS NOT WEARING A SAFETY BELT OR IS NOT SECURED IN A CHILD RESTRAINT SYSTEM, AND TO PROVIDE THAT PROBABLE CAUSE FOR A VIOLATION OF THIS ARTICLE MUST BE BASED ON A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER'S CLEAR AND UNOBSTRUCTED VIEW OF A PERSON UNDER THE AGE OF EIGHTEEN NOT RESTRAINED AS REQUIRED BY THIS ARTICLE.
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
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor removed
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Amended
Amended
Amended
Amended
Amended
Proposed Amendment
Proposed Amendment
Proposed Amendment
Proposed Amendment
Proposed Amendment
Proposed Amendment
Proposed Amendment
Proposed Amendment
Proposed Amendment
Request for Debate
Point of Order
Point of Order
Point of Order
Point of Order

H. 3720 -- Rep. Cato: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 23-6-95 SO AS TO DESIGNATE THE LAST FULL WEEK IN AUGUST AS "SOUTH CAROLINA SCHOOL ZONE SAFETY WEEK ", AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY SHALL WORK TO ORGANIZE AND ENGAGE STATE LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICIALS AND SCHOOLS IN ACTIVITIES THAT PROMOTE SAFETY IN SCHOOL ZONES DURING THAT WEEK.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3721 -- Reps. Cato, J.E. Smith, Chellis, Knotts, Cooper, Bales, Hayes, Harvin, Tripp, Leach, Ott, Whatley, Edge, Hinson and Barfield: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 34-29-140, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO CONSUMER FINANCING IN CONNECTION WITH LICENSING OF CONSUMER FINANCE COMPANIES, SO AS TO ALLOW A LICENSEE TO CHARGE A MINIMUM DELINQUENCY CHARGE OF FIVE DOLLARS ON AN UNPAID INSTALLMENT AFTER TEN DAYS AND TO ADD A MAINTENANCE FEE OF TWO DOLLARS A MONTH TO THE GROSS AMOUNT OF THE PROMISSORY NOTE, IF THAT FEE IS REFUNDED PRO RATA UPON PREPAYMENT OF THE NOTE.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Proposed Amendment
Debate Adjourned
Request for Debate
Ratified

H. 3722 -- Rep. Harvin: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE THE SUMMERTON PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH IN RECOGNITION OF ITS RECENT CELEBRATION OF ONE HUNDRED TWENTY-FIVE YEARS OF OUTREACH AND MINISTRY TO THE PEOPLE OF SUMMERTON AND THE SURROUNDING AREA, TO ESPECIALLY COMMEND AND THANK THE FOUNDERS, CLERGY, AND MEMBERS FOR THEIR INDIVIDUAL AND CORPORATE CONTRIBUTIONS OVER THESE MANY YEARS TO THE MINISTRY OF THIS TRULY OUTSTANDING CHURCH, AND TO EXTEND EVERY GOOD WISH TO THE SUMMERTON PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, ITS CLERGY, AND MEMBERS FOR SUCCESS IN THEIR MINISTRY AND IN ALL OF THEIR FUTURE ENDEAVORS TO THE GLORY OF GOD.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3723 -- Reps. J.E. Smith and Lourie: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION CONGRATULATING JOY E. SOVDE UPON RECEIVING THE MARIAN WRIGHT EDELMAN AWARD PRESENTED BY THE SOUTH CAROLINA ASSOCIATION FOR THE EDUCATION OF YOUNG CHILDREN AND TO EXPRESS THE APPRECIATION OF THE MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA GENERAL ASSEMBLY FOR HER TIRELESS EFFORTS ON BEHALF OF SOUTH CAROLINA'S CHILDREN.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3724 -- Reps. Rodgers, Gilham and Rivers: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE THE BEAUFORT COUNTY YMCA ON THE CELEBRATION OF THE ONE HUNDRED FIFTIETH ANNIVERSARY OF THE YMCA MOVEMENT AND THE MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA ACKNOWLEDGE WITH GREAT PRIDE THE NOBLE EFFORTS AND POSITIVE IMPACT OF THE ORGANIZATION IN BEAUFORT COUNTY.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3725 -- Rep. Allen: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND THE REVEREND RONALD D. BARTON, PASTOR OF SHADY OAK BAPTIST CHURCH IN GREENVILLE, FOR ELEVEN YEARS OF FAITHFUL AND DEVOTED SERVICE TO THE CHURCH AND ITS MEMBERS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3726 -- Reps. Taylor, Carnell and Wilder: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE LAURENS HIGH SCHOOL "RAIDERS " GIRLS BASKETBALL TEAM, COACHES, STAFF, AND OTHER SCHOOL OFFICIALS ON WEDNESDAY, APRIL 11, 2001, AT A TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF RECOGNIZING AND CONGRATULATING THEM ON WINNING THE CLASS AAAA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3727 -- Reps. Taylor, Carnell and Wilder: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION CONGRATULATING THE LAURENS HIGH SCHOOL "RAIDERS " GIRLS BASKETBALL TEAM ON WINNING THE CLASS AAAA STATE BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3728 -- Rep. Townsend: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE THE TWENTY-TWO SOUTH CAROLINA TECHNICAL COLLEGE STUDENTS NAMED TO SOUTH CAROLINA'S 2001 ALL-STATE ACADEMIC TEAM.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3729 -- Reps. Chellis, Cobb-Hunter, Harrell, Owens and A. Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION CONGRATULATING THE SUMMERVILLE HIGH SCHOOL "GREEN WAVE " WRESTLING TEAM ON CAPTURING THE CLASS AAAA 2000-2001 STATE WRESTLING CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3730 -- Rep. Harrison: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 1-23-600, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE JURISDICTION OF THE ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGE DIVISION, SO AS TO INCLUDE JURISDICTION TO HEAR CASES RELATED TO GRIEVANCES OF INMATES ASSIGNED TO THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS AND CASES RELATED TO THE DENIAL OR REVOCATION OF PROBATION OR PAROLE BY THE DEPARTMENT OF PROBATION, PAROLE AND PARDON SERVICES; AND TO AMEND SECTION 17-27-45, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO FILING PROCEDURES FOR POST CONVICTION RELIEF APPLICATIONS, SO AS TO PROVIDE A TIME FRAME FOR POST CONVICTION RELIEF APPLICATIONS BASED ON DECISIONS IN INMATE GRIEVANCE MATTERS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3731 -- Reps. Cato, Chellis, Allen, Bales, Barfield, Barrett, Battle, J. Brown, Carnell, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Easterday, Freeman, Harrison, Hinson, Huggins, Klauber, Leach, Lee, Littlejohn, Loftis, Lucas, Mack, McCraw, Miller, Owens, Perry, Phillips, Rhoad, Rice, Riser, Rivers, Sandifer, Simrill, Snow, Taylor, Vaughn, Webb, Whatley and Wilkins: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 40-2-190, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PROCEDURES FOR CONDUCTING EXAMINATIONS FOR LICENSURE OF CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANTS SO AS TO REVISE TIME FRAMES FOR PROVIDING NOTICE OF EXAMINATION DATES AND FOR SUBMITTING APPLICATIONS FOR EXAMINATION, TO REVISE REFERENCES TO THE TYPE OF EXAMINATIONS TO BE GIVEN, AND TO AUTHORIZE THE BOARD TO ENGAGE THIRD PARTIES TO ASSIST WITH ADMINISTRATIVE RESPONSIBILITIES FOR ADMINISTERING EXAMINATIONS; AND TO AMEND SECTION 40-2-550, RELATING TO QUALIFICATIONS FOR LICENSURE, SO AS TO REVISE A REFERENCE TO WRITTEN EXAMINATIONS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Ratified

H. 3732 -- Reps. Coates: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 9, TITLE 50, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO HUNTING, FISHING, AND TRAPPING LICENSES, BY ADDING SECTION 50-9-750 SO AS TO AUTHORIZE THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES TO ENTER INTO RECIPROCAL AGREEMENTS WITH AUTHORITIES OF THE STATES OF GEORGIA, FLORIDA, NORTH CAROLINA, AND TENNESSEE WHEREBY A PERSON OVER SIXTY-FIVE YEARS OF AGE WHO HAS A VALID HUNTING OR FISHING LICENSE ON HIS PERSON, ISSUED BY A RECIPROCATING STATE THAT EXTENDS THE SAME HUNTING AND FISHING PRIVILEGES TO PERSONS OVER SIXTY-FIVE YEARS OF AGE WHO ARE RESIDENTS OF THIS STATE, MAY HUNT OR FISH IN THIS STATE WITHOUT PURCHASING A NONRESIDENT HUNTING OR FISHING LICENSE IN THIS STATE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3733 -- Reps. Harrell: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-37-251, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTION, SO AS TO REVISE THE "HOLD HARMLESS " BASE YEAR IN THE REIMBURSEMENT DISTRIBUTION FORMULA FROM AMOUNTS RECEIVED BY SCHOOL DISTRICTS IN FISCAL YEAR 1998-99 TO AMOUNTS RECEIVED IN THE PRECEDING FISCAL YEAR.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings

H. 3734 -- Reps. Knotts, Whatley, Harvin, Hayes, Askins, Chellis, Gourdine, J. Hines, Hosey, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Martin, McCraw, McGee, Meacham-Richardson, Phillips, Rhoad, Rice, Rutherford, Simrill, Snow, Weeks and Whipper: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 16-23-20, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PERSONS WHO MAY LAWFULLY CARRY A PISTOL, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A RETIRED, PREVIOUSLY-COMMISSIONED LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER LAWFULLY MAY CARRY A PISTOL, TO DELETE THE PROVISION THAT ALLOWS RETIRED COMMISSIONED LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS EMPLOYED AS PRIVATE DETECTIVES OR PRIVATE INVESTIGATORS TO CARRY A PISTOL, TO ALLOW CERTAIN PERSONS TO CARRY A PISTOL ANYWHERE WITHIN THE STATE, TO MAKE CERTAIN TECHNICAL CHANGES, AND TO PROVIDE THAT A CERTIFIED LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER FROM ANY JURISDICTION WHO COMPLIES WITH HIS EMPLOYING AGENCY'S FIREARMS POLICY MAY CARRY FIREARMS WHILE OFF DUTY ANYWHERE IN THE STATE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3735 -- Reps. Keegan, Whatley and Knotts: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 42-11-10, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE DEFINITION OF "OCCUPATIONAL DISEASE " WITHIN THE SCOPE OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA WORKERS' COMPENSATION LAW, SO AS TO ALSO INCLUDE DISEASES IDENTIFIED BY THE CENTER FOR DISEASE CONTROL AS AN OCCUPATIONAL DISEASE; AND TO AMEND SECTION 42-11-30, RELATING TO THE PRESUMPTION THAT HEART OR RESPIRATORY DISEASE IN FIRE FIGHTERS AROSE OUT OF AND IN THE COURSE OF EMPLOYMENT, SO AS TO ALSO APPLY THE PRESUMPTION TO TUBERCULOSIS AND TO HIV/ AIDS, WHEN THERE MAY HAVE BEEN EXPOSURE TO A BODILY FLUID, AND TO EXPAND THE PRESUMPTION TO LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS, EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIANS, AND PARAMEDICS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3736 -- Reps. Knotts and Cooper: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 29, TITLE 59, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-29-57 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE EXAMINATION OF THE CURRENT STATUS OF THE TEACHING OF SOUTH CAROLINA HISTORY TO ESTABLISH CRITERIA FOR THE ADOPTION OF TEXTBOOKS WHICH INCORPORATE SOUTHERN HISTORY AND TO DEVELOP AND LOCATE MATERIALS FOR SOUTHERN HISTORY INSTRUCTION, AND TO REQUIRE EACH PUBLIC SCHOOL TO INSTRUCT STUDENTS IN SOUTHERN HISTORY BY THE 2001-02 SCHOOL YEAR.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3737 -- Reps. Talley, Littlejohn and Merrill: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-36-920, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO TAX ON ACCOMMODATIONS FOR TRANSIENTS, SO AS TO EXEMPT ACCOMMODATIONS FOR A SOUTH CAROLINA RESIDENT WHOSE JOB, BUSINESS, OR PROFESSION REQUIRES HIS LOCATION AT MORE THAN ONE JOB SITE DURING ANY PERIOD OF LESS THAN NINETY CONTINUOUS DAYS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3738 -- Reps. Townsend and Walker: 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 2002 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. 3739 -- Rep. Harrison: A HOUSE RESOLUTION RECOGNIZING THE WONDERFULLY THRILLING FINISH TO ITS SEASON ACCOMPLISHED BY THE DREHER HIGH SCHOOL LADY BLUE DEVILS BASKETBALL TEAM WHO WON THE LAST SEVEN GAMES OF THEIR REGULAR SEASON AND THEN, IN A LAST SECOND UPSET VICTORY, BEAT A PREVIOUSLY UNBEATEN SQUAD FROM SENECA HIGH SCHOOL TO WIN THE CLASS AAA GIRLS BASKETBALL STATE CHAMPIONSHIP ON MARCH 10, 2001.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3740 -- Reps. Wilkins, Allen, Allison, Altman, Askins, Bales, Barfield, Barrett, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Campsen, Carnell, Cato, Chellis, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Easterday, Edge, Emory, Fleming, Freeman, Frye, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Hamilton, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jennings, Keegan, Kelley, Kennedy, Kirsh, Klauber, Knotts, Koon, Law, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Meacham-Richardson, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Riser, Rivers, Robinson, Rodgers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sharpe, Sheheen, Simrill, Sinclair, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Snow, Stille, Stuart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Vaughn, Walker, Webb, Weeks, Whatley, Whipper, White, Wilder, Witherspoon, A. Young and J. Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE SINCERE APPRECIATION AND FRIENDSHIP OF THE MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO CHARLES FENNELL REID FOR HIS YEARS OF DEDICATED SERVICE TO THE SPEAKER AND MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE AS THE CHIEF OF STAFF AND COUNSEL TO THE SPEAKER AND TO WISH HIM EVERY SUCCESS IN HIS NEW POSITION AS AN ATTORNEY IN THE PRIVATE SECTOR.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3741 -- Reps. Allison, Robinson, Davenport and Rice: A HOUSE RESOLUTION REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL TO REPEAL REGULATION 61-57 REGULATING THE DEVELOPMENT OF SUBDIVISION WATER SUPPLY AND SEWAGE TREATMENT AND DISPOSAL SYSTEMS OR IN THE ALTERNATIVE TO SUSPEND IMPLEMENTATION OF THIS REGULATION UNTIL FURTHER STUDY CAN BE CONDUCTED TO ASCERTAIN THE IMPACT OF THIS REGULATION ON SUBDIVISION DEVELOPMENT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3742 -- Rep. J.E. Smith: 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. 3743 -- Reps. Harvin and Kennedy: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION EXPRESSING THE HEARTFELT SORROW OF THE MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA GENERAL ASSEMBLY UPON THE DEATH OF MRS. ANNIE VIRGINIA MARTIN GIBSON OF CLARENDON COUNTY AND EXTENDING DEEPEST SYMPATHIES TO HER FAMILY AND MANY FRIENDS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3744 -- Reps. Sharpe, Coates, Loftis, McGee, D.C. Smith, G.M. Smith, J.R. Smith, Witherspoon and J. Young: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 16-23-250, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO EXCEPTIONS TO THE APPLICATION OF PROVISIONS REGARDING OFFENSES INVOLVING WEAPONS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THESE PROVISIONS DO NOT APPLY TO A PERSON AUTHORIZED TO POSSESS CERTAIN WEAPONS BY THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY, THE BUREAU OF ALCOHOL, TOBACCO AND FIREARMS, OR ANY OTHER FEDERAL AGENCY EMPOWERED TO GRANT THIS AUTHORIZATION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3745 -- Rep. J.E. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 15-3-555 SO AS TO PROVIDE A STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS FOR ACTIONS BASED ON SEXUAL ABUSE OR INCEST OF SIX YEARS FROM THE TIME A PERSON BECOMES TWENTY-ONE OR WITHIN FOUR YEARS OF DISCOVERING THE INJURY AND THE CAUSAL RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THE INJURY AND THE ABUSE OR INCEST; TO PROVIDE THAT PARENTAL IMMUNITY IS NOT A DEFENSE; TO PROVIDE THAT A LAWSUIT BASED ON ABUSE OR INCEST PREVIOUSLY BROUGHT AND BARRED BY THE STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS MAY BE BROUGHT WITHIN FOUR YEARS OF THIS ACT'S EFFECTIVE DATE; AND TO PROVIDE SEVERABILITY PROVISIONS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3746 -- Rep. J.E. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 20-7-490, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS USED IN THE CHILDREN'S CODE, SO AS TO REVISE THE DEFINITION OF "HARM " TO INCLUDE CORPORAL PUNISHMENT ADMINISTERED BY AN OPERATOR, EMPLOYEE, OR CAREGIVER OF A CHILD DAYCARE FACILITY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3747 -- Rep. J.E. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 59-114-30, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO SOUTH CAROLINA NATIONAL GUARD TUITION ASSISTANCE GRANTS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT NO MEMBER MAY BE PAID MORE THAN TWO THOUSAND DOLLARS PER ACADEMIC YEAR AND A TOTAL OF EIGHT THOUSAND DOLLARS, THAT THE TUITION ASSISTANCE BENEFIT MUST BE USED WITHIN TEN YEARS OF THE MEMBER FIRST ENTERING THE SOUTH CAROLINA NATIONAL GUARD, AND TO REQUIRE A NEW APPLICATION FOR EACH ACADEMIC TERM; TO AMEND SECTION 59-114-40, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO REQUIREMENTS TO QUALIFY FOR TUITION ASSISTANCE, SO AS TO CHANGE THE SERVICE OBLIGATION OF A MEMBER BEYOND THE END OF THE ACADEMIC PERIOD FOR WHICH TUITION IS REQUESTED FROM TWO YEARS TO ONE YEAR; TO AMEND SECTION 59-114-50, RELATING TO ADMINISTRATION OF THE TUITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED ONE PERCENT OF THE TOTAL ANNUAL BUDGET MAY BE USED TO COVER ADMINISTRATIVE COSTS OF THE PROGRAM; TO AMEND SECTION 59-114-70, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO MAKING TUITION ASSISTANCE PAYMENTS TO APPLICANTS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT TUITION ASSISTANCE PAYMENTS SHALL BE MADE TO ELIGIBLE INSTITUTIONS FOR CREDIT TO THE ACCOUNT OF THE MEMBER RATHER THAN DIRECTLY TO THE MEMBER, AND TO PROVIDE THAT ELIGIBLE INSTITUTIONS RECEIVING TUITION ASSISTANCE PAYMENTS ARE SUBJECT TO ACCOUNT TO THE STATE AUDITOR FOR SUCH MONIES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3748 -- Rep. J.E. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 6-29-735 SO AS TO EXEMPT A BUSINESS WHOSE PRIMARY PURPOSE IS THE LAUNDERING OF MATERIAL WHICH CONTAINS RADIOACTIVE MATERIALS AND IS REGULATED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF REGULATION 61-63 (RADIOACTIVE MATERIALS).
Introduced and Committed

H. 3749 -- Reps. J.E. Smith and Weeks: A BILL TO PROVIDE FOR AN ADDITIONAL CLAIMS REPRESENTATIVE IN THE DIVISION OF VETERANS AFFAIRS, OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR, TO SPECIALIZE IN THE SPECIFIC NEEDS AND DISEASES ASSOCIATED WITH VETERANS OF THE VIETNAM ERA, TO REPRESENT THE DIVISION OF VETERANS AFFAIRS ON THE SOUTH CAROLINA AGENT ORANGE ADVISORY COUNCIL AND ON THE HEPATITIS C COALITION ESTABLISHED BY THE SOUTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL, TO ASSIST THE DIVISION OF VETERANS AFFAIRS IN CARRYING OUT ITS DUTIES IN CONNECTION WITH THE AGENT ORANGE INFORMATION AND ASSISTANCE PROGRAM, TO REPRESENT THE DIRECTOR IN CONNECTION WITH FUNCTIONS RELATING TO VIETNAM VETERANS, AND TO PERFORM OTHER DUTIES AS ASSIGNED.
Introduced and Committed
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H. 3750 -- Rep. Davenport: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-47-115 SO AS TO PROHIBIT A PROGRAM TO BE ADMINISTERED BY THE SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF AND THE BLIND OR CONDUCTED ON THE PROPERTY OF THE SCHOOL FOR STUDENTS WITH PSYCHOLOGICAL OR BEHAVIORAL PROBLEMS TO THE EXTENT THAT THESE STUDENTS MAY HARM OR PRESENT A THREAT OF HARM TO THE DEAF, HARD OF HEARING, BLIND, OR VISUALLY IMPAIRED STUDENTS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3751 -- Reps. Knotts, Rutherford, Whatley and A. Young: A BILL TO REPEAL SECTION 56-5-4840, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE SELLING OR USING OF DEVICES OR EQUIPMENT TO CHANGE THE ORIGINAL DESIGN OR PERFORMANCE OF A HEAD LAMP, OTHER LAMP, OR REFLECTORS TO BE ATTACHED TO CERTAIN VEHICLES UNLESS THE EQUIPMENT OR DEVICE HAS BEEN APPROVED BY THE DIRECTOR OF THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3752 -- Reps. Knotts, Clyburn and Rutherford: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-180, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF A SPECIAL RESTRICTED DRIVER'S LICENSE TO CERTAIN MINORS BY THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE RESTRICTIONS CONTAINED IN THIS DRIVER'S LICENSE MAY BE MODIFIED OR WAIVED BY THE DEPARTMENT IF THE RESTRICTED LICENSEE PROVES THAT THE RESTRICTION INTERFERES WITH TRAVEL BETWEEN THE LICENSEE'S HOME AND CHURCH RELATED EVENTS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3753 -- Rep. Hinson: A BILL TO AMEND SECTIONS 20-7-8920 AND 20-7-8925, BOTH AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE UNLAWFUL PURCHASE OR POSSESSION OF BEER, ALE, WINE, MALT, OR ALCOHOLIC LIQUORS BY CERTAIN PERSONS UNDER THE AGE OF TWENTY-ONE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT BEFORE A PERSON ARRESTED FOR A VIOLATION OF EITHER SECTION IS RELEASED FROM CUSTODY, THE LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY THAT MADE THE ARREST MUST OBTAIN POSITIVE IDENTIFICATION FROM THE PERSON TO ENSURE THAT THE PERSON WHO WAS ARRESTED IS THE PERSON WHO IS RELEASED FROM CUSTODY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3754 -- Reps. Wilkins, Harrell, Quinn and W.D. Smith: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO CREATE A STATE GOVERNMENT GROWTH AND SPENDING JOINT STUDY COMMITTEE TO STUDY THE FEASIBILITY AND ADVISABILITY OF STRICTER CONTROL ON THE RATE OF GROWTH OF STATE GOVERNMENT AND TO EXAMINE THE ADEQUACY AND EFFICACY OF THE CONSTITUTIONALLY MANDATED LIMITATION ON THE AMOUNT THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY MAY APPROPRIATE FOR THE OPERATION OF STATE GOVERNMENT; TO PROVIDE FOR THE STUDY COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIP; AND TO REQUIRE THAT THE STUDY COMMITTEE REPORT ITS FINDINGS AND RECOMMENDATIONS TO THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY BEFORE JUNE 1, 2001, AT WHICH TIME THE STUDY COMMITTEE IS ABOLISHED.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3755 -- Reps. Wilkins, Harrell, Quinn, W.D. Smith, Campsen, Simrill and McLeod: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTIONS 2-7-130, 2-15-140, AND 11-11-75 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PROVISION ADDING TO, AMENDING, OR REPEALING A PART OF THE GENERAL AND PERMANENT LAW OF THE STATE MUST NOT BE INCLUDED IN THE ANNUAL GENERAL APPROPRIATIONS BILL OR ANY BILL OR JOINT RESOLUTION MAKING SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATIONS, TO CREATE A DIVISION WITHIN THE LEGISLATIVE AUDIT COUNCIL TO CONDUCT EVALUATIONS OF PROGRAMS OF STATE AGENCIES AND DEPARTMENTS TO DETERMINE IF THESE PROGRAMS HAVE OUTLIVED THEIR USEFULNESS OR SHOULD BE CHANGED TO ADDRESS THE PRIORITIES AND NEEDS OF THE CITIZENS THEY AFFECT, PROVIDE FOR A PROCEDURE FOR THE INITIATION OF A REVIEW, AND PROVIDE FOR ITS FINDINGS AFTER A REVIEW HAS BEEN COMPLETED, AND TO REQUIRE THE GOVERNOR IN THE PREPARATION OF THE ANNUAL RECOMMENDED STATE BUDGET TO APPLY "ZERO-BASE " BUDGETING PRINCIPLES AND TO REQUIRE THE HOUSE WAYS AND MEANS COMMITTEE AND THE SENATE FINANCE COMMITTEE IN THE CONSIDERATION OF THE ANNUAL GENERAL APPROPRIATIONS BILL AND BILLS OR JOINT RESOLUTIONS MAKING SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATIONS TO APPLY "ZERO- BASE " BUDGETING PRINCIPLES.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
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Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
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Amended
Proposed Amendment
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H. 3756 -- Reps. Wilkins and Harrison: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 20-7-420, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO FAMILY COURT JURISDICTION, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT FAMILY COURT HAS EXCLUSIVE JURISDICTION TO HEAR AND DETERMINE MATTERS RELATING TO THE VALIDITY OF PREMARITAL AGREEMENTS AND THE EFFECT OF THESE AGREEMENTS ON ISSUES OTHERWISE WITHIN FAMILY COURT JURISDICTION.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
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H. 3757 -- Rep. J.E. Smith: 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. 3758 -- Rep. Snow: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 57-3-195 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION MAY ENTER INTO CONTRACTS WITH BONA FIDE FARMERS, IN THE STATE'S TEN MOST ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED COUNTIES TO MAINTAIN THE RIGHTS-OF-WAY OF RURAL PORTIONS OF THE STATE'S HIGHWAYS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3759 -- Reps. Koon, Knotts, Bingham, Frye and Riser: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 11-27-110, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO CERTAIN LEASE PURCHASE AND FINANCING AGREEMENTS BEING SUBJECT TO APPLICABLE CONSTITUTIONAL DEBT LIMITS, SO AS TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THE FINANCING AGREEMENTS WHICH ARE SUBJECT TO THIS PROVISION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3760 -- Reps. Knotts, Whatley, Harvin, Keegan, Kelley, Meacham-Richardson, Riser, Sandifer, Simrill, Sinclair, Snow, Stuart and Taylor: A BILL TO ENACT THE "SOUTH CAROLINA FIREFIGHTERS EMPLOYMENT AND REGISTRATION ACT " INCLUDING PROVISIONS TO AMEND TITLE 40 OF THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PROFESSIONS AND OCCUPATIONS, BY ADDING CHAPTER 80, RELATING TO FIREFIGHTER EMPLOYMENT AND REGISTRATION, SO AS TO PROVIDE DEFINITIONS IN REGARD TO FIREFIGHTER REGISTRATION, TO REQUIRE CRIMINAL RECORDS CHECKS ON FIREFIGHTERS EMPLOYED IN THIS STATE ON OR AFTER JULY 1, 2001, TO REQUIRE REGISTRATION OF FIREFIGHTERS WITH THE OFFICE OF THE STATE FIRE MARSHAL, TO REQUIRE THE STATE FIRE MARSHAL ASSIGN REGISTRATION NUMBERS TO AND MAINTAIN CERTAIN RECORDS ON REGISTERED FIREFIGHTERS, TO PROVIDE THAT EXCEPT FOR A FIREFIGHTER EMPLOYED BY THE UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT, NO PERSON SHALL BE ALLOWED TO PERFORM FIREFIGHTING DUTIES IN THIS STATE ON OR AFTER JULY 1, 2001, WITH A PUBLIC FIRE DEPARTMENT OR EMPLOYER WITHOUT BEING REGISTERED AS A FIREFIGHTER, TO REQUIRE THE STATE FIRE MARSHAL REGISTER EACH FIREFIGHTER AND MAINTAIN CERTAIN INFORMATION AND RECORDS ON EACH FIREFIGHTER, TO REQUIRE FIRE DEPARTMENTS AND EMPLOYERS OF FIREFIGHTERS TO NOTIFY THE STATE FIRE MARSHAL OF THE SEPARATION OF A FIREFIGHTER FROM EMPLOYMENT, AND TO PROVIDE FOR WRITTEN WARNINGS AND CIVIL PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS OF THIS CHAPTER.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3761 -- Reps. Knotts, Whatley, Coates, Keegan, Kelley, McGee, Meacham-Richardson, Riser, Sandifer, Simrill, Snow, Taylor, White and A. Young: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 39-15-1190, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE UNLAWFUL USE OF COUNTERFEIT MARKS AND THE PENALTIES THEREFOR, SO AS TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR WHAT CONSTITUTES A "COUNTERFEIT MARK " AND TO INCREASE THE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS INCLUDING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF CERTAIN FELONIES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3762 -- Reps. Knotts, Whatley, Bingham, Carnell, Harvin, Keegan, Kelley, Koon, McGee, Meacham-Richardson, Rhoad, Rodgers, Simrill, Sinclair, G.M. Smith, Snow, Stuart, Taylor, Thompson and Weeks: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 12-6-5090 SO AS TO PROVIDE A DESIGNATION ON THE STATE INDIVIDUAL INCOME TAX RETURN ALLOWING A TAXPAYER TO MAKE A CONTRIBUTION TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA LAW ENFORCEMENT ASSISTANCE PROGRAM AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE USE OF THE CONTRIBUTIONS MADE PURSUANT TO THIS DESIGNATION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3763 -- Rep. W.D. Smith: A BILL TO AUTHORIZE THE WHITNEY RESCUE SQUAD IN SPARTANBURG COUNTY TO TRANSFER AND THE WHITNEY AREA FIRE DISTRICT IN SPARTANBURG COUNTY TO ACCEPT ALL OF THE DUTIES, RESPONSIBILITIES, ASSETS, AND LIABILITIES OF THE SQUAD ON SUCH TERMS THE GOVERNING BODIES CONSIDER APPROPRIATE.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
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Ratified

H. 3764 -- Reps. Wilkins and Lourie: A JOINT RESOLUTION PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO SECTION 11, ARTICLE X OF THE CONSTITUTION OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1895, RELATING TO THE RESTRICTIONS ON PLEDGING THE CREDIT OF THIS STATE OR ITS POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONS FOR A PRIVATE PURPOSE AND THE RESTRICTION ON THE STATE OR ANY OF ITS POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONS BECOMING A JOINT OWNER OR STOCKHOLDER OF A BUSINESS, SO AS TO ALLOW A MUNICIPALITY, COUNTY, SPECIAL PURPOSE DISTRICT, OR PUBLIC SERVICE DISTRICT OF THIS STATE WHICH PROVIDES FIREFIGHTING SERVICE AND WHICH ADMINISTERS A SEPARATE PENSION PLAN FOR ITS EMPLOYEES PERFORMING THIS SERVICE TO INVEST AND REINVEST THE FUNDS IN THIS PENSION PLAN IN EQUITY SECURITIES TRADED ON A NATIONAL SECURITIES EXCHANGE, AS PROVIDED IN THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934 OR SUCCESSOR ACT, OR QUOTED THROUGH THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF SECURITIES DEALERS AUTOMATIC QUOTATIONS SYSTEM OR SIMILAR SERVICE.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3765 -- Rep. Littlejohn: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 2-7-105, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO AUTHORIZATIONS FOR STATE CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT BONDS IN ODD-NUMBERED YEARS AND OTHER MATTERS PERTAINING TO THE ISSUANCE OF SUCH BONDS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A BILL AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF STATE CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT BONDS MUST HAVE A CERTIFICATE ATTACHED FROM THE OFFICE OF STATE BUDGET CERTIFYING THAT CERTAIN CONDITIONS ARE MET AND REQUIRING THIS CERTIFICATE AT SPECIFIED STAGES OF THE MATRICULATION OF THE BILL THROUGH THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3766 -- Rep. Littlejohn: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-26-87 SO AS TO REQUIRE, IN ADDITION TO LICENSURE, THAT SCHOOL SOCIAL WORKERS BE CERTIFIED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AND COMPLETE SIX SEMESTER HOURS WITHIN FIVE YEARS FOR RENEWAL OF CERTIFICATION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3767 -- Reps. Harrison and Walker: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 15-3-640, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO LEGAL ACTIONS BASED UPON A DEFECTIVE OR UNSAFE CONDITION OF AN IMPROVEMENT TO REAL PROPERTY, SO AS TO ESTABLISH AN OUTSIDE LIMITATION OF SIX YEARS AFTER SUBSTANTIAL COMPLETION OF THE IMPROVEMENT FOR BRINGING THE ACTION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3768 -- Rep. Askins: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-3-120, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO EXEMPTIONS FROM MOTOR VEHICLE REGISTRATION AND LICENSING REQUIREMENTS, SO AS TO EXEMPT CERTAIN FIREFIGHTING VEHICLES.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Point of Order

H. 3769 -- Reps. White and Thompson: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND THE MEMBERS OF THE T. L. HANNA MARCHING BAND OF ANDERSON ON BEING NAMED THE GRAND CHAMPION OF THE REX PARADE, THE OLDEST NEW ORLEANS MARDI GRAS PARADE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3770 -- Reps. White, Cooper, Martin, Stille, Thompson and Townsend: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND CONGRATULATE MATT RHOTON OF THE HOPEWELL FIRE DEPARTMENT UPON BEING NAMED ANDERSON COUNTY FIREMAN OF THE YEAR FOR 2000.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3771 -- Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL, RELATING TO STANDARDS FOR LICENSING COMMUNITY RESIDENTIAL CARE FACILITIES, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 2541, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Introduced
2nd Reading
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H. 3772 -- Reps. J. Brown, Allen, Breeland, M. Hines, Hosey, Littlejohn, Mack, Martin, Rivers and Scott: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 38-33-305 SO AS TO REQUIRE A HEALTH MAINTENANCE ORGANIZATION TO HAVE A MEDICAL DIRECTOR, TO PROVIDE FOR THE RESPONSIBILITIES OF A MEDICAL DIRECTOR, AND TO PROVIDE THAT A MEDICAL DIRECTOR MAY ASSIGN DUTIES BUT RETAINS RESPONSIBILITY FOR THESE DUTIES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3773 -- Reps. Gilham, Simrill, Battle, Cato, Chellis, Haskins, Leach, Riser, Rodgers, Sinclair, G.M. Smith, Vaughn, Webb and A. Young: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 40-79-230, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO QUALIFICATIONS FOR LICENSURE TO ENGAGE IN AN ALARM SYSTEM BUSINESS, SO AS TO REQUIRE AN APPLICANT TO OBTAIN A CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION OF TRAINING OR COURSE WORK FROM THE NATIONAL TRAINING SCHOOL OR THE NICET; TO AMEND SECTION 40-79-240, RELATING TO LICENSE RENEWAL REQUIREMENTS, SO AS TO REQUIRE TWELVE HOURS OF CONTINUING EDUCATION FOR RENEWAL; AND TO ADD SECTION 40- 79-245 SO AS TO REQUIRE CONTINUING EDUCATION COURSES TO BE APPROVED BY THE BOARD.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3774 -- Reps. Whipper, Easterday, J. Young, Govan, Hosey, Harvin, Sinclair, Barfield, Barrett, Bowers, Breeland, J. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Davenport, Gilham, Gourdine, Hamilton, Haskins, J. Hines, M. Hines, Kelley, Littlejohn, Mack, McCraw, Meacham-Richardson, Miller, Perry, Phillips, Rivers, Robinson, Rodgers, Sandifer, Scott, Sharpe, D.C. Smith, G.M. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Stille, Taylor, Tripp, Walker, Weeks, Wilder and Witherspoon: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 20-1-110 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT COMMON LAW MARRIAGE IS NOT VALID IN THE STATE AFTER DECEMBER 31, 2001, AND TO FURTHER PROVIDE THAT OTHERWISE VALID COMMON LAW MARRIAGES ENTERED INTO BEFORE JANUARY 1, 2002, CONTINUE TO BE RECOGNIZED IN THE STATE; AND TO REPEAL SECTION 20-1-360 RELATING TO THE VALIDITY OF A MARRIAGE CONTRACTED WITHOUT THE ISSUANCE OF A LICENSE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3775 -- Reps. Bales, Cato, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Davenport, Keegan, Kelley, Klauber, Lourie, McCraw, McLeod, Ott, Phillips, Rhoad, Sinclair, F.N. Smith, J.E. Smith, Snow, Taylor, Witherspoon and A. Young: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 59-149-50, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO ELIGIBILITY FOR A LIFE SCHOLARSHIP, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A STUDENT MAY HAVE GRADUATED FROM HIGH SCHOOL OR PREPARATORY SCHOOL OR COMPLETED A HOME SCHOOL PROGRAM AT ANY TIME RATHER THAN AFTER A SPECIFIED DATE IF HE IS TO ATTEND OR ATTENDS A TECHNICAL COLLEGE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3776 -- Reps. Rodgers, Simrill, Bingham, Cato, Easterday, Frye, Gilham, Haskins, J. Hines, Hosey, Koon, Leach, Loftis, Robinson and Stuart: A JOINT RESOLUTION PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO SECTION 33, ARTICLE III OF THE CONSTITUTION OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1895, RELATING TO THE AGE AT WHICH AN UNMARRIED WOMAN CAN LEGALLY CONSENT TO SEXUAL INTERCOURSE, SO AS TO CHANGE THE AGE FROM FOURTEEN YEARS TO SIXTEEN YEARS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3777 -- Rep. Robinson: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 10, TITLE 12, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE ENTERPRISE ZONE ACT, BY ADDING SECTION 12-10-95 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR A WITHHOLDING CREDIT FOR RETRAINING OF A PRODUCTION OR TECHNOLOGY EMPLOYEE; TO AMEND SECTION 12-2-25, RELATING TO TREATMENT OF A SINGLE-MEMBER LIABILITY COMPANY AND A GRANTOR TRUST FOR PURPOSES OF SOUTH CAROLINA INCOME TAX, SO AS TO INCLUDE A "QUALIFIED SUBCHAPTER 'S' SUBSIDIARY " AS AN ENTITY THAT IS NOT REGARDED SEPARATELY FROM ITS OWNER OR GRANTOR; TO AMEND SECTIONS 12-6-40, AS AMENDED, AND 12-6-50, BOTH RELATING TO APPLICATION AND ADOPTION OF THE FEDERAL INTERNAL REVENUE CODE TO STATE TAX LAWS, SO AS TO CLARIFY THE MEANINGS OF CERTAIN TERMS IN THE APPLICATION OF THE PROVISIONS AND TO EXCLUDE ADDITIONAL PROVISIONS CONCERNING THE TAXATION OF FOREIGN INCOME; TO AMEND SECTION 12-6- 2210, RELATING TO MEASUREMENT OF THE ENTIRE NET INCOME OF A TAXPAYER, SO AS TO MAKE TECHNICAL CHANGES; TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-3330, RELATING TO THE DEFINITION OF "SOUTH CAROLINA EARNED INCOME " FOR PURPOSES OF THE TWO WAGE EARNER CREDIT, SO AS TO REFINE CITATIONS TO THE INTERNAL REVENUE CODE; TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-3410, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS FOR PURPOSES OF THE CORPORATE INCOME TAX CREDIT FOR CORPORATE HEADQUARTERS, SO AS TO INCLUDE INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AS A HEADQUARTERS-RELATED FUNCTION; TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-3500, RELATING TO RETIREMENT PLAN TAX CREDITS, SO AS TO DETERMINE THE TAXPAYER'S LIFE EXPECTANCY FROM THE TIME HE FIRST CLAIMS THE RETIREMENT INCOME DEDUCTION; TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-3520, RELATING TO INCOME TAX CREDIT FOR HABITAT CONSTRUCTION, MAINTENANCE, AND MANAGEMENT, SO AS TO MAKE A TECHNICAL CLARIFICATION BY CROSS-REFERENCING SPECIFIC SECTIONS IMPOSING TAX LIABILITY AND TO ALLOW THE CREDIT TO A MEMBER OF A LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY TAXED AS A PARTNERSHIP; TO AMEND SECTIONS 12-10-30, 12- 10-50, 12-10-80, AND 12-10-81, ALL AS AMENDED AND ALL RELATING TO THE ENTERPRISE ZONE ACT, SO AS TO CONFORM ITS PROVISIONS TO INCLUDE A JOB DEVELOPMENT CREDIT FOR THE TRAINING OR RETRAINING OF AN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY EMPLOYEE, TO INCLUDE TECHNOLOGY INTENSIVE FACILITIES AS QUALIFYING BUSINESSES, TO ADJUST THE HOURLY WAGE RANGES FOR DETERMINING THE JOB CREDIT PERCENTAGE, TO PROVIDE FOR PENALTIES FOR FAILURE TO TIMELY PAY TAXES, TO PROVIDE FOR INDEPENDENT CERTIFICATIONS OF SATISFACTION OF REQUIREMENTS, AND TO EFFECT TECHNICAL CHANGES; TO AMEND SECTION 12-13-20, RELATING TO THE DEFINITION OF "NET INCOME " FOR PURPOSES OF INCOME TAX PAYABLE BY A BUILDING AND LOAN ASSOCIATION, SO AS TO UPDATE CROSS-REFERENCES; TO AMEND SECTION 12-13-60, RELATING TO THE APPLICABILITY AND ADOPTION OF APPROPRIATE ENFORCEMENT AND ADMINISTRATION PROVISIONS OF TAX LAW TO TAXATION OF BUILDING AND LOAN ASSOCIATIONS, SO AS TO UPDATE CROSS-REFERENCES AND MAKE OTHER TECHNICAL CHANGES; TO AMEND SECTION 12-20-90, RELATING TO THE CORPORATION LICENSE FEE FOR A HOLDING COMPANY, SO AS TO INSERT "INSURER " IN DISTINGUISHING BETWEEN THE HOLDING COMPANY AND THE SUBSIDIARY FOR PURPOSES OF CALCULATING THE AMOUNT OF THE FEE; TO AMEND SECTION 12-20-110, RELATING TO INAPPLICABILITY OF THE PROVISIONS FOR CORPORATION LICENSE FEES TO CERTAIN ORGANIZATIONS, COMPANIES, AND ASSOCIATIONS, SO AS TO MAKE THE PROVISIONS INAPPLICABLE TO A HOMEOWNERS' ASSOCIATION AND TO MAKE TECHNICAL CHANGES; TO AMEND SECTION 12-28-530, RELATING TO INCREASE IN TAX RATES ON MOTOR FUEL, SO AS TO INCLUDE MOTOR FUEL HELD IN REGISTERED AND NONREGISTERED TANKS; TO AMEND SECTION 12-28-985, RELATING TO FLOORSTOCKS TAX REPORT AND PAYMENT, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE DEPARTMENT TO DETERMINE THE DUE DATE; TO AMEND SECTION 12-28-1135, RELATING TO THE FUEL VENDOR LICENSE AND FEE, SO AS TO REQUIRE THE PURCHASER FROM A TERMINAL SUPPLIER TO BE LICENSED; TO AMEND SECTION 12-28-1730, RELATING TO MONTHLY REPORTS FROM FUEL TRANSPORTERS, SO AS TO IMPOSE A CIVIL PENALTY FOR FAILURE TO INCLUDE CERTAIN INFORMATION; TO AMEND SECTION 12-36-90, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS OF "GROSS PROCEEDS OF SALE " FOR PURPOSES OF THE SALES AND USE TAX, SO AS TO CHANGE THE TAX PAID ON AN UNCOLLECTIBLE DEBT TO A DEDUCTION INSTEAD OF A CREDIT; TO AMEND SECTION 12-36-130, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DEFINITION OF "SALES PRICE " FOR SALES TAX PURPOSES, SO AS TO EXCLUDE AN AMOUNT ACTUALLY CHARGED OFF AS UNCOLLECTIBLE; TO AMEND SECTION 12-36-910, RELATING TO IMPOSITION OF THE SALES TAX, SO AS TO REQUIRE THE SOURCING OF MOBILE TELECOMMUNICATIONS SERVICES CHARGES SUBJECT TO THE SALES TAX; TO AMEND SECTION 12-36-940, RELATING TO AMOUNTS ADDED TO THE SALES PRICE AS A RESULT OF THE STATE SALES TAX, SO AS TO CLARIFY THE RANGE OF SUMS AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE AMOUNTS WHICH MAY BE ADDED TO THE SALES PRICE FOR PURPOSES OF THE STATE SALES TAX ON ACCOMMODATIONS AND COMBINED STATE SALES TAX AND LOCAL TAX FOR COUNTIES IMPOSING A LOCAL TAX; TO AMEND SECTION 12-36-1310, RELATING TO IMPOSITION OF THE USE TAX, SO AS TO REQUIRE THE SOURCING OF MOBILE TELECOMMUNICATIONS SERVICES WITH CHARGES SUBJECT TO THE USE TAX; TO AMEND SECTION 12-37-220, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO EXEMPTIONS FROM AD VALOREM TAXATION, SO AS TO INCLUDE A CROSS REFERENCE; TO AMEND SECTION 12-37-930, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO VALUATION OF PROPERTY FOR PURPOSES OF ASSESSMENT OF TAXES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE DESIGNATE THE BOOK OF VEHICLE VALUATIONS FOR PURPOSES OF ESTABLISHING THE VALUATIONS, TO REDUCE THE MAXIMUM VALUATION FROM NINETY-FIVE PERCENT TO EIGHTY-FIVE PERCENT OF THE SUGGESTED RETAIL PRICE OF A NEW VEHICLE, WATERCRAFT, OR PERSONAL AIRCRAFT, AND TO REQUIRE A TEN PERCENT REDUCTION OF THE PREVIOUS YEAR'S VALUE IN SUBSEQUENT YEARS; TO AMEND SECTION 12-37-2640, RELATING TO DETERMINATION OF THE ASSESSED VALUE OF A MOTOR VEHICLE BY THE COUNTY AUDITOR, SO AS TO REQUIRE THE USE OF THE NATIONALLY RECOGNIZED PUBLICATION OF VEHICLE VALUATIONS AS DESIGNATED BY THE DEPARTMENT, TO PROVIDE A LIMITED ALTERNATIVE, AND TO ESTABLISH A MINIMUM AND MAXIMUM ASSESSED VALUE FOR A MOTORCYCLE BASED ON ITS MODEL YEAR; TO AMEND SECTION 12- 37-2680, RELATING TO THE TIME FOR DETERMINATION OF THE ASSESSED VALUE OF A VEHICLE, SO AS TO DELETE THE REQUIREMENT THAT THE DEPARTMENT PUBLISH A VEHICLE VALUATION GUIDE; TO AMEND SECTION 12-54-43, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO CIVIL PENALTIES APPLICABLE TO TAX AND REVENUE LAW, AND SECTION 12-54-44, RELATING TO CRIMINAL PENALTIES APPLICABLE TO TAX AND REVENUE LAW, SO AS TO DELETE THE CRIMINAL PENALTY FOR FAILURE TO DEPOSIT OR PAY TAXES DEDUCTED AND WITHHELD FOR PAYMENT AND TO PROVIDE A CIVIL PENALTY; TO AMEND CHAPTER 54, TITLE 12, RELATING TO COLLECTION AND ENFORCEMENT OF TAXATION, BY ADDING SECTION 12-54-195 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR A PENALTY ASSESSED AGAINST A PERSON WHO IS RESPONSIBLE FOR REMITTING, BUT FAILS TO REMIT, SALES TAX TO THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE; TO AMEND SECTION 12-54-85, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO TIME LIMITATIONS AND EXCEPTIONS FOR ASSESSMENT OF TAXES AND FEES, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR SUSPENSION OF THE RUNNING OF THE STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS WHILE AN INDIVIDUAL TAXPAYER IS CONSIDERED "FINANCIALLY DISABLED " AND TO DEFINE THAT TERM; TO AMEND SECTION 12-54-200, RELATING TO THE REQUIREMENT OF A BOND TO SECURE PAYMENT OF TAXES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THE ALTERNATIVE AND ADDITIONAL SECURITY OF DEPOSIT AND MAINTENANCE OF TAXES DUE IN A SEPARATE ACCOUNT, TO DELETE THE REQUIREMENT OF NOTICE BY CERTIFIED MAIL, AND TO PROVIDE THAT NONCOMPLIANCE IS A MISDEMEANOR TRIABLE IN MAGISTRATE'S COURT; TO AMEND SECTION 12-54-227, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO OUT-OF-STATE COLLECTIONS, SO AS TO DELETE THE REQUIREMENT OF NOTICE BY CERTIFIED MAIL; TO AMEND SECTION 12-54-240, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PROHIBITION OF DISCLOSURE OF RECORDS AND REPORTS AND RETURNS FILED WITH THE DEPARTMENT, SO AS TO ALLOW AN EXCEPTION FOR DISCLOSURE OF A DEFICIENCY ASSESSMENT TO AN ATTORNEY CONDUCTING A CLOSING; TO AMEND SECTION 12-56-120, RELATING TO APPEALS FROM THE SETOFF DEBT COLLECTION ACT, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT AND THE INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE ARE EXEMPT AND ARE SUBJECT EXCLUSIVELY TO OTHER APPEAL PROCEDURES; TO AMEND SECTION 12-58-185, RELATING TO EXTENSIONS OF PAYMENT PERIODS, SO AS TO DELETE PRESCRIBED EXTENSION PERIODS; TO AMEND SECTION 12-60-90, RELATING TO THE ADMINISTRATIVE TAX PROCESS FOR PURPOSES OF THE REVENUE PROCEDURES ACT, SO AS TO UPDATE CITATIONS TO THE INTERNAL REVENUE CODE; TO AMEND SECTION 4-37-30, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO SALES AND USE TAXES OR TOLLS AS REVENUE FOR TRANSPORTATION FACILITIES, SO AS TO CLARIFY "MISALLOCATIONS " FOR PURPOSES OF ADJUSTING LATER DISTRIBUTIONS; AND TO AMEND ACT 588 OF 1994, RELATING TO THE CHEROKEE COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT 1 SCHOOL BOND-PROPERTY TAX RELIEF ACT AND ACT 441 OF 2000, RELATING TO THE CHESTERFIELD COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT SCHOOL BOND-PROPERTY TAX RELIEF ACT, BOTH SO AS TO CLARIFY THE METHOD AND TIMING OF THE CORRECTION OF MISALLOCATION OF SALES TAX REVENUES BY THE STATE TREASURER AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE DISTRIBUTION OF SALES TAX REVENUES UNDER THE ACT WHEN THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE IS UNABLE TO IDENTIFY THE SOURCE OF THE REVENUES.
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H. 3778 -- Rep. Rhoad: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE HONORABLE J. EDWARD DARNELL, SHERIFF OF BAMBERG COUNTY, ON THURSDAY, MARCH 29, 2001, AT A TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER FOR THE PURPOSE OF RECOGNIZING AND CONGRATULATING SHERIFF DARNELL ON BEING NAMED "SHERIFF OF THE YEAR " BY THE SOUTH CAROLINA SHERIFF'S ASSOCIATION.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3779 -- Rep. Wilkins: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION MEMORIALIZING THE CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES NOT TO ADOPT AND SUBMIT TO THE STATES FOR RATIFICATION A PROPOSED AMENDMENT TO THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION ELIMINATING THE ELECTORAL COLLEGE AND PROVIDING FOR THE POPULAR ELECTION OF THE PRESIDENT AND VICE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OR ANOTHER MECHANISM FOR CHOOSING THE PRESIDENT AND VICE PRESIDENT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3780 -- Reps. Cobb-Hunter, Barrett, Stuart, J.H. Neal, Mack, Townsend, Harvin and Law: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE SONNY DUBOSE OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA ENERGY OFFICE FOR HIS TIRELESS COMMITMENT TO PROJECTS WHICH WILL PROVIDE SIGNIFICANT ENVIRONMENTAL AND ECONOMIC BENEFIT FOR OUR STATE AND TO COMMEND HIM, IN PARTICULAR, FOR HIS EFFORTS WHICH HAVE CULMINATED IN SOUTH CAROLINA AND ITS ENERGY OFFICE BEING NAMED "STATE ALLY OF THE YEAR " BY THE LANDFILL METHANE OUTREACH PROGRAM OF THE UNITED STATES ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3781 -- Rep. Barrett: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND CONGRATULATE THE JAMES M. BROWN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL OF WALHALLA UPON RECEIVING THE PRESTIGIOUS "CAROLINA FIRST PALMETTO'S FINEST AWARD ".
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3782 -- Rep. Miller: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 3, TITLE 56, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO REGISTRATION AND LICENSING OF MOTOR VEHICLES, BY ADDING ARTICLE 87 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR ANIMAL ABUSE PREVENTION SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE DISTRIBUTION OF FEES COLLECTED FROM THE ISSUANCE OF THIS SPECIAL LICENSE PLATE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3783 -- Rep. Martin: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO DECLARE THAT APRIL 3, 2001, SYMBOLIZES THE DAY ON WHICH THE WAGES PAID TO AMERICAN WOMEN TO THIS DATE IN 2001, WHEN ADDED TO THEIR EARNINGS FOR THE ENTIRE 2000 CALENDAR YEAR, FINALLY EQUAL THE 2000 EARNINGS OF AMERICAN MEN, AND TO DECLARE APRIL 3, 2001, "EQUAL PAY DAY " IN ORDER TO RECOGNIZE THE FULL VALUE OF A WOMAN'S SIGNIFICANT SKILLS AND CONTRIBUTIONS TO THIS NATION'S LABOR FORCE.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3784 -- Reps. Lourie, Cotty, Scott and Howard: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND THE COACH AND MEMBERS OF THE RICHLAND NORTHEAST HIGH SCHOOL SCHOLASTIC APTITUDE TEST ACADEMIC TEAM FOR THEIR COMMITMENT TO LEARNING AND ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE AND TO CONGRATULATE THEM ON THE OCCASION OF THEIR BECOMING TEAM WINNERS OF THE 2001 CLASS AAAA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP SCHOLASTIC APTITUDE TEST COMPETITION.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3785 -- Reps. Robinson, Allison and Townsend: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-23-325 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT ANY WRITTEN DOCUMENT OF THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION OR THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION PROVIDING GUIDELINES, STANDARDS, CODES, OR SPECIFICATIONS FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL FACILITY PLANNING, CONSTRUCTION, IMPROVEMENT, OR RENOVATION WHICH SCHOOL DISTRICTS ARE REQUIRED TO FOLLOW MUST BE PROMULGATED AS A REGULATION AND REVIEWED UNDER THE ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURES ACT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3786 -- Reps. Limehouse, Knotts, Altman, Bales, Barrett, Battle, Cato, Dantzler, Davenport, Emory, Haskins, Hayes, Hinson, Kirsh, Klauber, Law, Leach, Littlejohn, Loftis, McCraw, Meacham-Richardson, Merrill, J.M. Neal, Rice, Riser, Scarborough, J.R. Smith, Stille, Trotter, Vaughn, Webb, Witherspoon and A. Young: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 3, TITLE 16, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO OFFENSES AGAINST A PERSON, BY ADDING ARTICLE 2 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE USE OF DEADLY FORCE IS JUSTIFIED WHEN AN OPERATOR OF A MOTOR VEHICLE BELIEVES UNLAWFUL FORCE IS BEING USED AGAINST HIM OR A PERSON PRESENT IN THE MOTOR VEHICLE TO COMMIT OR ATTEMPT TO COMMIT THE BURGLARY OR THEFT OF THE MOTOR VEHICLE; AND BY ADDING SECTION 16-3-90 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT WHEN A DEATH RESULTS FROM INJURIES RECEIVED FROM THE DRIVING OF A MOTOR VEHICLE STOLEN PURSUANT TO UNLAWFUL FORCE, THEN THE PERSON USING UNLAWFUL FORCE IS GUILTY OF MURDER, VOLUNTARY MANSLAUGHTER, OR INVOLUNTARY MANSLAUGHTER, AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3787 -- Rep. Phillips: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO FIX 12:30 P.M. ON TUESDAY, APRIL 17, 2001, 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, COLLEGE OF CHARLESTON, FRANCIS MARION UNIVERSITY, SOUTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY, AND THE WIL LOU GRAY OPPORTUNITY SCHOOL TO SUCCEED THOSE MEMBERS WHOSE TERMS EXPIRE IN 2001, 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
Senate Amendments Amended
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Message from Senate

H. 3788 -- Rep. Sharpe: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 116, TITLE 59, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO CAMPUS SECURITY DEPARTMENTS, SO AS TO RENAME CHAPTER 116 AS "CAMPUS SAFETY DEPARTMENT, " TO AMEND SECTION 59-116-20, RELATING TO AUTHORITY TO ESTABLISH CAMPUS SECURITY DEPARTMENTS AND LIMITATIONS ON JURISDICTION, SO AS TO CHANGE "BOARD OF TRUSTEES " TO "GOVERNING BODY " AND CHANGE THE LIMITATIONS ON JURISDICTION OF CAMPUS POLICE OFFICERS, TO AMEND SECTION 59-116-30, RELATING TO THE AUTHORITY, POWER, AND DUTIES OF CAMPUS POLICE OFFICERS, SO AS TO DELETE A PROVISION RELATING TO AND LIMITING THE ARREST POWERS OF CAMPUS POLICE OFFICERS OUTSIDE THE TERRITORIAL JURISDICTION OF CAMPUS POLICE OFFICERS, TO PROVIDE FOR MARKINGS ON CAMPUS POLICE VEHICLES AND PROVIDE FOR THE USE OF UNMARKED VEHICLES BY CAMPUS POLICE AGENCIES; BY ADDING SECTION 59-116-45, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT CAMPUS SAFETY DEPARTMENTS MAY PROMULGATE POLICIES AND PROCEDURES FOR THE EFFECTIVE AND EFFICIENT OPERATION OF SAFETY DEPARTMENTS, TO AMEND SECTION 59-116-50, RELATING TO RANKS AND GRADES OF CAMPUS POLICE, SO AS TO DESIGNATE THE CHIEF OF POLICE AND DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC SAFETY AS OFFICIALS TO ESTABLISH SYSTEMS OF RANKS, GRADES, AND PROMOTIONS WITHIN A CAMPUS SAFETY DEPARTMENT, TO AMEND SECTION 59-116-60, RELATING TO CAMPUS POLICE VEHICLES, SO AS TO DELETE OBSOLETE LANGUAGE, TO AMEND SECTION 59-116-80, SO AS TO MAKE TECHNICAL CHANGES AND REWRITE THE SECTION RELATING TO IMPERSONATION OF A CAMPUS POLICE OFFICER AND PROVIDE THAT NOTHING IN THE SECTION PROHIBITS A PERSON FROM MAKING A CITIZEN'S ARREST, TO AMEND SECTION 59-116-110, RELATING TO TRAINING OF CAMPUS POLICE OFFICERS, SO AS TO DELETE THE PROVISION THAT EXPENSES OF TRAINING CAMPUS POLICE OFFICERS AT THE SOUTH CAROLINA CRIMINAL JUSTICE ACADEMY MUST BE PAID FOR BY THE INSTITUTION BY WHICH THE PERSON IS TO BE EMPLOYED, TO AMEND SECTION 59- 116-120, RELATING TO CONSTRUCTION AND APPLICATION OF THE CHAPTER, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE CHAPTER MAY NOT BE CONSTRUED TO PREVENT COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES FROM EMPLOYING SECURITY OFFICERS AND REQUIRE THAT SECURITY GUARDS AND OTHER SECURITY PERSONNEL MUST COMPLY WITH REGULATIONS OF THE STATE LAW ENFORCEMENT DIVISION, AND TO REPEAL SECTION 59-116-70 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3789 -- Reps. Fleming, Harrison, Quinn, J. Young, Altman, Wilkins, Riser, Sandifer, Scott, Weeks and A. Young: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 7-5-15 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT ALL MEMBERS OF COUNTY BOARDS OF REGISTRATION, COUNTY ELECTION COMMISSIONS, AND COMBINED COUNTY BOARDS OF REGISTRATION AND ELECTIONS COMMISSIONS MUST BE APPOINTED FOR STAGGERED TERMS OF FOUR YEARS AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE INITIAL APPOINTMENT OF THESE MEMBERS TO ENSURE THE STAGGERING OF TERMS; TO AMEND CHAPTER 13, TITLE 7, BY ADDING ARTICLE 2 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR AN ELECTION TO BE CONDUCTED IN EVERY EVEN AND ODD-NUMBERED YEAR TO FILL SEATS OF ALL ELECTED BODIES WHOSE ELECTIONS TO FILL THOSE SEATS ARE PROVIDED BY LAW AT A TIME OTHER THAN AT THE TIME OF THE GENERAL ELECTION AND REQUIRE GOVERNING BODIES AND COUNTIES CONDUCTING A REFERENDUM TO AUTHORIZE GENERAL OBLIGATION DEBT TO CONDUCT THE REFERENDUM AT THE TIME OF THE GENERAL ELECTION OR ON THE FIRST TUESDAY FOLLOWING THE FIRST MONDAY IN NOVEMBER IN AN ODD-NUMBERED YEAR; BY ADDING SECTION 7-13-1115 SO AS TO PROVIDE A PROCEDURE FOR HAND COUNTS IF A VOTING MACHINE MALFUNCTIONS AND TO AUTHORIZE THE STATE ELECTION COMMISSION TO ESTABLISH POLICIES AND PROCEDURES FOR LOCAL COMMISSIONS TO FOLLOW WHEN HAND COUNTS ARE CONDUCTED; BY ADDING SECTION 7-17-75 SO AS TO REQUIRE THAT WHEN A LOSING CANDIDATE PROTESTS AN ELECTION ON ANY GROUNDS, OTHER THAN ON THE DISPARITY OF THE NUMBER OF BALLOTS CAST, THAT CANDIDATE MUST PAY ALL COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH THE PROTEST INCLUDING COSTS INCURRED BY THE STATE OR COUNTY ELECTION COMMISSION TO THE WINNING CANDIDATE IF THE BOARD HEARING THE PROTEST DETERMINES THAT THE PROTEST IS FRIVOLOUS AND WITHOUT MERIT; BY ADDING SECTION 7-15-335 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT BEFORE EACH ELECTION, THE COUNTY BOARD OF REGISTRATION OR ITS DESIGNEE SHALL OFFER QUALIFIED RESIDENTS OF NURSING HOMES AND ASSISTED LIVING FACILITIES THE OPPORTUNITY TO APPLY FOR ABSENTEE BALLOTS; BY ADDING SECTION 7-15-470 SO AS TO AUTHORIZE A COUNTY BOARD OF REGISTRATION TO USE OTHER MEANS OF VOTING ABSENTEE INSTEAD OF BY PAPER BALLOT IF CERTIFIED BY THE STATE ELECTION COMMISSION AND TO AUTHORIZE THE COMMISSION TO ESTABLISH STANDARDS AND GUIDELINES TO EFFECTUATE THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION; TO AMEND SECTION 7-5-10, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO APPOINTMENT AND REMOVAL OF MEMBERS OF COUNTY BOARDS OF REGISTRATION, SO AS TO REQUIRE THE STATE ELECTION COMMISSION TO NOTIFY THE RESPECTIVE LEGISLATIVE DELEGATIONS, OTHER APPOINTING AUTHORITIES, AND THE GOVERNOR OF THE PROGRESS EACH COUNTY REGISTRATION BOARD MEMBER HAS MADE TOWARD COMPLETION OF THE TRAINING AND CERTIFICATION PROGRAM REQUIRED BY THIS SECTION; TO AMEND SECTION 7-5-35, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO A COMBINED ELECTION AND REGISTRATION COMMISSION, SO AS TO REQUIRE THE STATE ELECTION COMMISSION TO NOTIFY THE RESPECTIVE LEGISLATIVE DELEGATIONS, OTHER APPOINTING AUTHORITIES, AND THE GOVERNOR OF THE PROGRESS EACH COMBINED COUNTY REGISTRATION BOARD AND ELECTION COMMISSION MEMBER HAS MADE TOWARD COMPLETION OF THE TRAINING AND CERTIFICATION PROGRAM REQUIRED BY THIS SECTION; TO AMEND SECTION 7-13-70, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE APPOINTMENT OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF ELECTION, SO AS TO REQUIRE THE STATE ELECTION COMMISSION TO NOTIFY THE RESPECTIVE LEGISLATIVE DELEGATIONS, OTHER APPOINTING AUTHORITIES, AND THE GOVERNOR OF THE PROGRESS EACH COUNTY ELECTION COMMISSION MEMBER HAS MADE TOWARD COMPLETION OF THE TRAINING AND CERTIFICATION PROGRAM REQUIRED BY THIS SECTION; TO AMEND SECTION 7-13-190, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO CONDUCTING A SPECIAL ELECTION TO FILL A VACANCY IN OFFICE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IF A SPECIAL ELECTION IS SCHEDULED TO BE HELD NO MORE THAN FIFTEEN DAYS AFTER A GENERAL ELECTION, THE SPECIAL ELECTION MUST BE HELD ON THE SAME DAY AS THE GENERAL ELECTION; TO AMEND SECTION 7-13-860, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE APPOINTMENT, QUALIFICATIONS, IDENTIFICATION, AND CONDUCT OF POLL WATCHERS, SO AS TO REQUIRE THE WATCHER TO BE A QUALIFIED VOTER OF THE STATE RATHER THAN THE COUNTY WHERE HE IS TO WATCH; TO AMEND SECTION 7-13-1120, RELATING TO THE DISPOSITION OF IMPROPERLY MARKED BALLOTS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IF A HAND COUNT IS CONDUCTED PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF SECTION 7-13-1115, THE INTENT OF THE VOTER MUST BE CLEAR FROM THE FACE OF THE BALLOT PURSUANT TO POLICIES AND PROCEDURES ESTABLISHED BY THE STATE ELECTION COMMISSION; TO AMEND SECTION 7-13-1340, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE REQUIREMENT OF VOTE RECORDERS, SO AS TO ADD REFERENCES TO OPTICAL SCAN VOTING DEVICES AND DELETE PROVISIONS REQUIRING SEPARATE VOTES FOR PRESIDENT; TO AMEND SECTION 7-15-330, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE TIME OF APPLICATION FOR AN ABSENTEE BALLOT, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT ANY FORM FOR REQUESTING AN APPLICATION FOR AN ABSENTEE BALLOT MUST BE APPROVED BY THE STATE ELECTION COMMISSION PRIOR TO USE; AND TO FURTHER PROVIDE THAT A PERSON WHO REPRESENTS HIMSELF AS AN AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVE FOR A QUALIFIED ELECTOR AND WHO SIGNS AN OATH IN VIOLATION OF SECTION 7-25-190 IS SUBJECT TO THE PENALTIES FOR THAT OFFENSE.
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H. 3790 -- Reps. Fleming, Harrison, Quinn, J. Young, Wilkins and Altman: A JOINT RESOLUTION PROPOSING AMENDMENTS TO THE CONSTITUTION OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1895, BY AMENDING SECTION 7, ARTICLE III, RELATING TO QUALIFICATIONS OF MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA SENATE AND HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A CANDIDATE FOR THE SENATE OR HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES MUST BE A QUALIFIED ELECTOR RATHER THAN A LEGAL RESIDENT AT THE TIME HE FILES FOR THE OFFICE AND BY ADDING SECTION 16 TO ARTICLE XVII SO AS TO REQUIRE A CANDIDATE SEEKING ELECTIVE OFFICE TO BE A QUALIFIED ELECTOR OF THE DISTRICT FROM WHICH HE IS TO BE ELECTED AT THE TIME HE FILES FOR THE OFFICE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3791 -- Reps. Campsen, Altman and Easterday: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, ENACTING THE SOUTH CAROLINA FEDERAL INCOME TAX DEDUCTIBILITY ACT BY ADDING SECTION 12-6-1135 SO AS TO ALLOW THE DEDUCTION OF FEDERAL INCOME TAXES PAID IN CALCULATING SOUTH CAROLINA TAXABLE INCOME FOR PURPOSES OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA INCOME TAX ACT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3792 -- Reps. Rice and Simrill: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO PROVIDE THAT EVERY VALID LICENSE AND PERMIT TO OPERATE A MOTOR VEHICLE ISSUED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY THAT IS SUBJECT TO RENEWAL AND REQUIRED BY LAW TO BE RENEWED IN THE MONTHS OF MARCH, APRIL, OR MAY OF 2001 IS EXTENDED AND UNLESS SUSPENDED OR REVOKED FOR CAUSE IN THE INTERIM, MUST REMAIN IN FULL FORCE AND EFFECT UNTIL JUNE 30, 2001.
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H. 3793 -- Reps. Carnell, Govan, Kennedy, Rhoad, Taylor and Wilder: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 17, TITLE 7, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO ELECTION PROTESTS, BY ADDING SECTION 7-17-75 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A CANDIDATE WHO PROTESTS AN ELECTION ON ANY GROUND OTHER THAN THE DISPARITY OF THE NUMBER OF BALLOTS CAST WHO LOOSES THE PROTEST MUST PAY THE WINNING CANDIDATE'S COSTS INCURRED IN CONNECTION WITH THE PROTEST IF THE BOARD HEARING THE PROTEST DETERMINES THAT THE PROTEST IS FRIVOLOUS AND WITHOUT MERIT, AND TO DEFINE "FRIVOLOUS " AND "WITHOUT MERIT " FOR THIS PURPOSE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3794 -- Reps. Freeman, Sharpe, Jennings, Lucas and Sheheen: 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 IN GAME ZONE 5, TO PROVIDE FOR THE MANNER IN WHICH LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS MAY CHARGE A PERSON FOR A VIOLATION, AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3795 -- Reps. Miller and Snow: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO DECLARE APRIL AS "GEORGETOWN COUNTY PRIDE MONTH " IN ORDER TO COMMEMORATE THE HISTORY, ACHIEVEMENTS, ATTRACTIONS, AND SUCCESS OF GEORGETOWN COUNTY, AND TO RECOGNIZE THE HARD WORK OF THE PEOPLE OF GEORGETOWN COUNTY IN MAKING GEORGETOWN COUNTY A SOURCE OF PRIDE TO ITS PEOPLE AND TO ALL OF SOUTH CAROLINA.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3796 -- Rep. Owens: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION SALUTING AND THANKING THE HONORABLE CHARLES W. ACKERMAN, MAYOR OF HARLEYVILLE, FOR HIS OUTSTANDING, DEDICATED SERVICE TO THE PEOPLE OF HARLEYVILLE ON THE OCCASION OF HIS RETIREMENT.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3797 -- Reps. Wilkins, Allen, Allison, Altman, Askins, Bales, Barfield, Barrett, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Campsen, Carnell, Cato, Chellis, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb- Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Easterday, Edge, Emory, Fleming, Freeman, Frye, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Hamilton, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jennings, Keegan, Kelley, Kennedy, Kirsh, Klauber, Knotts, Koon, Law, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Meacham-Richardson, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Riser, Rivers, Robinson, Rodgers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sharpe, Sheheen, Simrill, Sinclair, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Snow, Stille, Stuart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Vaughn, Walker, Webb, Weeks, Whatley, Whipper, White, Wilder, Witherspoon, A. Young and J. Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION EXPRESSING THE DEEP AND PROFOUND SORROW OF THE MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA GENERAL ASSEMBLY UPON THE DEATH OF THE CHAPLAIN OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, THE REVEREND DR. ALTON C. CLARK, AND EXTENDING DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO HIS FAMILY AND MANY FRIENDS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3798 -- Rep. J. Brown: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION EXTENDING THE WARMEST SOUTH CAROLINA GENERAL ASSEMBLY WELCOME TO PHILLIP HARTLEB FROM JENA, GERMANY, ON THE OCCASION OF HIS VISIT TO COLUMBIA, ONE OF THE STATE'S "BEAUTIFUL PLACES ", IN HIS CAPACITY AS PRESIDENT OF PHIL'S WORLD TRAVEL, AND DEMONSTRATING TO HIM FIRSTHAND THE SOUTHERN HOSPITALITY FOUND IN SOUTH CAROLINA'S "SMILING FACES ".
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3799 -- Rep. Owens: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND AND EXTOL PAUL PIETROWSKI, OF ST. GEORGE, FOR HIS GALLANT DISPLAY OF HEROISM IN COMING TO THE AID OF A BATTERED WOMAN HE ENCOUNTERED ON THE SIDE OF ROUND O ROAD NEAR COTTAGEVILLE ON SUNDAY, JANUARY 28, 2001.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3800 -- Rep. Harrell: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 56-5-2527 SO AS TO REQUIRE A WRECKER OR VEHICLE TOWING SERVICE AS A CONDITION OF REMAINING ON A LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY CALL ROTATION LIST TO ACCEPT FULL PAYMENT BY MEANS OF A VALID CREDIT CARD ISSUED BY THE TWO LARGEST NATIONALLY FRANCHISED CREDIT CARD COMPANIES AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE ENFORCEMENT OF THIS REQUIREMENT.
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H. 3801 -- Reps. Harrell, Allison, Keegan, Kelley, Scarborough, Meacham-Richardson, Wilkins, Quinn, Bingham, Leach, Hinson, Knotts, Webb and Davenport: A BILL TO AMEND ACT 387 OF 2000, RELATING TO THE GENERAL APPROPRIATIONS ACT FOR FISCAL YEAR 2000-2001 AND A PROVISION PROVIDING FOR THE MANNER IN WHICH ANY MID-YEAR BUDGET REDUCTIONS SHALL BE MADE DURING THIS FISCAL YEAR, SO AS TO EXEMPT ELEMENTARY, SECONDARY, AND HIGHER EDUCATION FROM ANY SUCH REDUCTIONS, TO DEFINE ELEMENTARY, SECONDARY, AND HIGHER EDUCATION FOR THIS PURPOSE, TO PROVIDE THAT THE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD MAY ALSO EXEMPT FROM ANY MID-YEAR REDUCTION AN AGENCY'S BASE BUDGET WHERE THE BOARD HAS OFFICIALLY RECOGNIZED AN AGENCY'S OPERATING DEFICIT, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY HAS FIFTEEN RATHER THAN FIVE STATEWIDE SESSION DAYS AFTER FORMAL WRITTEN NOTIFICATION OF SUCH CUTS FROM THE BOARD TO PREVENT THE REDUCTIONS FROM TAKING PLACE.
Introduced and Committed
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H. 3802 -- Reps. J. Young, Askins, McGee, G.M. Smith, Weeks and Lourie: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 16-11-110, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO ARSON, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE BURNING MUST RESULT IN DAMAGE TO A BUILDING OR STRUCTURE AND TO DEFINE "DAMAGE ".
Introduced and Committed
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H. 3803 -- Rep. Hayes: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE MEMBERS, STAFF, AND COACHES OF THE LATTA HIGH SCHOOL VIKINGS BOYS BASKETBALL TEAM ON WEDNESDAY, APRIL 18, 2001, AT A TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF COMMENDING THEM ON WINNING THE 2001 CLASS A STATE CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3804 -- Reps. Keegan, Knotts, Kelley and Whatley: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 59-111-110, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO TUITION NOT BEING CHARGED TO CHILDREN OF FIREMEN, LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS, AND GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES TOTALLY DISABLED OR KILLED IN THE LINE OF DUTY, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT SPOUSES OF THESE FIREMEN, OFFICERS, OR EMPLOYEES ALSO SHALL NOT BE CHARGED TUITION AND IF THE FIREMAN, OFFICER, OR EMPLOYEE HAS DIED ON THE CONDITION THE SPOUSE HAS NOT REMARRIED.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3805 -- Rep. J. Young: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 50-5-1505, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO SEASONS, TIMES, METHODS, EQUIPMENT, SIZE AND TAKE LIMITS FOR SHAD, HERRING AND STURGEON IN THE SANTEE RIVER, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR SEASONS, TIMES, METHODS, EQUIPMENT, SIZE AND LIMITS FOR TAKING SHAD IN CERTAIN PORTIONS OF THE SANTEE RIVER AND THE REDIVERSION CANAL, AND TO PROVIDE FOR SEASONS, TIMES, METHODS, EQUIPMENT, SIZE, AND LIMITS FOR TAKING HERRING IN THAT PORTION OF THE SANTEE RIVER BELOW THE CABLE AND BUOYS MARKING THE SEAWARD BOUNDARY OF THE WILSON DAM SANCTUARY DESIGNATED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES SEAWARD TO WILSON DAM LANDING AND FURTHER PROVIDE FOR NO OPEN SEASON IN THE SANTEE RIVER SEAWARD OF WILSON BOAT LANDING.
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H. 3806 -- Rep. Hayes: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 7-7-220, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE DILLON COUNTY VOTING PRECINCTS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THE DILLON COUNTY ELECTION COMMISSION MUST ESTABLISH THE POLLING PLACES FOR THE PRECINCTS WITH THE APPROVAL OF A MAJORITY OF THE SENATORS AND A MAJORITY OF THE REPRESENTATIVES REPRESENTING DILLON COUNTY.
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H. 3807 -- Rep. Fleming: 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 DAYCARE FACILITIES, TO DEFINE "CHILD DAYCARE 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. 3808 -- Rep. Fleming: 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. 3809 -- Rep. Fleming: 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 REDUCE THE FEE FOR PERSONS SIXTY-FIVE YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER WHO REGISTER A PROPERTY-CARRYING VEHICLE WITH A GROSS WEIGHT OF SIX THOUSAND POUNDS OR LESS.
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H. 3810 -- Rep. Fleming: 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 AN ACT OR 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

H. 3811 -- Rep. Altman: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 39-5-170, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT CERTAIN CONDUCT IN THE MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY GLASS REPAIR BUSINESS IS AN UNFAIR TRADE PRACTICE AND UNLAWFUL; TO ADD SECTION 38-55-173, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON CONNECTED WITH OR ENGAGED IN THE AUTO REPAIR BUSINESS IS GUILTY OF INSURANCE FRAUD IF THE PERSON GIVES MONEY OR OTHER CONSIDERATION TO AN INSURED IN CONNECTION WITH THE REPAIR OR REPLACEMENT OF AUTOMOBILE SAFETY GLASS; TO AMEND SECTION 38-77- 280, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO COLLISION AND COMPREHENSIVE AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE COVERAGE, SO AS TO REQUIRE AN INSURER TO INFORM AN INSURED OR APPLICANT OF THE OPTION OF ELECTING TO APPLY THE PHYSICAL DAMAGE COVERAGE DEDUCTIBLE TO AUTOMOBILE SAFETY GLASS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3812 -- Rep. Harrison: A BILL TO REPEAL SECTION 40-5-30, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE FEES COLLECTED BY THE SOUTH CAROLINA STATE BAR.
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H. 3813 -- Reps. Cato, Lourie, Askins, Barfield, Barrett, Battle, Bowers, G. Brown, Carnell, Cooper, Cotty, Edge, Freeman, Harrison, Harvin, Howard, Keegan, Kelley, Kirsh, Martin, McCraw, Owens, Phillips, Rice, Robinson, Sandifer, Sharpe, Sinclair, D.C. Smith, G.M. Smith, J.R. Smith, Thompson, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, White, Wilder, McLeod, Hamilton, Vaughn and Talley: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 38-77-225 SO AS TO EXTEND VARIOUS MOTOR VEHICLE INSURANCE COVERAGES TO "LOANER " VEHICLES, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE EXTENT AND PRIMARY NATURE OF THE COVERAGES.
Introduced and Committed
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H. 3814 -- Reps. Whatley, Altman, Breeland, R. Brown, Campsen, Chellis, Dantzler, Harrell, Limehouse, Mack, Scarborough and Whipper: A HOUSE RESOLUTION EXTENDING CONGRATULATIONS TO MR. AND MRS. J. P. BARFIELD OF NORTH CHARLESTON ON THE JOYOUS OCCASION OF THEIR GOLDEN WEDDING ANNIVERSARY AND EXPRESSING BEST WISHES TO THE BARFIELDS FOR MANY MORE YEARS OF HAPPINESS TOGETHER.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3815 -- Reps. G. Brown and Lucas: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND THE LADY STALLIONS OF LEE CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL IN BISHOPVILLE FOR THEIR UNDEFEATED BASKETBALL SEASON IN WHICH THEY COMPILED A RECORD OF INCREDIBLY DOMINATING VICTORIES AND TO CONGRATULATE THE TEAM ON WINNING THE 2001 SOUTH CAROLINA CLASS AA GIRLS BASKETBALL STATE CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3816 -- Reps. G. Brown and Lucas: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE PLAYERS, COACHES, AND STAFF OF THE LEE CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL LADY STALLIONS BASKETBALL TEAM AS WELL AS OTHER LEE CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL OFFICIALS ON WEDNESDAY, MAY 2, 2001, AT A TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF RECOGNIZING AND CONGRATULATING THE TEAM ON WINNING THE 2001 SOUTH CAROLINA CLASS AA GIRLS BASKETBALL STATE CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3817 -- Reps. J. Brown, Bales, Hayes, Limehouse, Mack and Rhoad: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 40-33-980 SO AS TO AUTHORIZE LICENSED NURSES TO TRAIN AND SUPERVISE SELECTED UNLICENSED PERSONS TO PROVIDE ORAL AND TOPICAL MEDICATIONS, REGULARLY SCHEDULED INSULIN, AND PRESCRIBED ANAPHYLACTIC TREATMENTS IN COMMUNITY RESIDENTIAL CARE FACILITIES.
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H. 3818 -- Reps. Campsen, Wilkins, Kelley, G.M. Smith, J. Young, Easterday, Bingham, Cato, Delleney, Fleming, Kirsh, Littlejohn, Loftis, Perry, Rice, Robinson, Scarborough, Simrill, D.C. Smith, J.R. Smith, Stille, Talley, Tripp, White, Altman, Barrett, Gilham, Rodgers, Sheheen and Hamilton: A BILL TO ENACT THE "SOUTH CAROLINA GENERAL OBLIGATION BOND FISCAL RESPONSIBILITY ACT " BY AMENDING SECTION 2-7- 105, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE LIMITATION ON AUTHORIZATION OF STATE CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT BONDS, SO AS TO ALLOW THE AUTHORIZATION OF SUCH BONDS ONLY IN A BILL OR JOINT RESOLUTION ENACTED IN AN ODD-NUMBERED YEAR, TO EXTEND ALL LIMITATIONS OF THIS SECTION TO GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS OF THE STATE, HOWEVER DESCRIBED, SUBJECT TO THE CONSTITUTIONAL LIMIT ON DEBT SERVICE MEASURED AS A PERCENTAGE OF GENERAL FUND REVENUES, TO REQUIRE THE ENACTMENT OF A SEPARATE JOINT RESOLUTION PRECEDING THE AUTHORIZATION OF BONDS THAT SPECIFICALLY ALLOWS THE CONSIDERATION OF A BOND BILL, TO PROVIDE THAT A BILL OR JOINT RESOLUTION ALLOWING SUCH BONDS MAY NOT BE GIVEN THIRD READING IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OR SENATE OR REPORTED FROM A COMMITTEE OF CONFERENCE OR FREE CONFERENCE UNLESS IT IS ACCOMPANIED BY THE CERTIFICATE OF THE STATE TREASURER THAT DEBT SERVICE ON ALL GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS OUTSTANDING WHEN ADDED TO ESTIMATED DEBT SERVICE ON AUTHORIZED BUT UNISSUED BONDS AND THE BONDS AUTHORIZED IN THE BILL OR JOINT RESOLUTION DOES NOT EXCEED THE THEN CURRENT CONSTITUTIONAL DEBT SERVICE LIMIT, AND TO DEFINE GENERAL OBLIGATION BOND.
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H. 3819 -- Reps. Delleney, Simrill, McGee, Barfield, Barrett, Davenport, Emory, Hamilton, Kirsh, Littlejohn, Loftis, McCraw, J.M. Neal, Ott, Phillips, F.N. Smith, Snow, Whatley and Witherspoon: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 16-3-20, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE PROCEEDINGS OF A DEATH PENALTY TRIAL, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT, IF REQUESTED BY THE STATE OR THE DEFENDANT, THE JUDGE MUST CHARGE THE JURY IN HIS INSTRUCTIONS THAT LIFE IMPRISONMENT MEANS UNTIL THE DEATH OF THE DEFENDANT WITHOUT THE POSSIBILITY OF PAROLE.
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H. 3820 -- Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES, RELATING TO HUNT UNITS AND WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AREA REGULATIONS, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 2602, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
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3rd Reading
Point of Order

H. 3821 -- Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO ESTABLISH A THREE-YEAR PILOT PROGRAM OF ALLIGATOR FARMING FOR THE PURPOSE OF DETERMINING THE FEASIBILITY OF ALLIGATOR FARMING FOR POULTRY MORTALITY DISPOSAL AND PROVIDE THAT UNTIL JULY 1, 2004, ANY PERSON EIGHTEEN OR OLDER MAY ESTABLISH AN ALLIGATOR FARM FOR THE PURPOSE OF POULTRY MORTALITY DISPOSAL BY COMPLYING WITH CERTAIN TERMS, CONDITIONS, AND PROVISIONS RELATING TO PARTICIPATION IN THE PILOT PROGRAM OF ALLIGATOR FARMING FOR POULTRY MORTALITY DISPOSAL.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Point of Order
Ratified

H. 3822 -- Reps. Cato, Tripp, Bales, Barfield, Edge, Limehouse, McCraw, Meacham-Richardson, Merrill, Robinson, Sandifer, Scott and Whatley: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 77, TITLE 38, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE, BY ADDING ARTICLE 12 SO AS TO PROVIDE THE DIRECTOR OF THE DEPARTMENT OF INSURANCE THE AUTHORITY TO ISSUE TO A RENTAL COMPANY A LIMITED LICENSE WHICH AUTHORIZES THE COMPANY TO OFFER OR SELL INSURANCE IN CONNECTION WITH THE RENTAL OF A MOTOR VEHICLE.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Amended
Proposed Amendment
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Point of Order

H. 3823 -- Rep. Altman: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 20-3-130, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO ALIMONY AND SECTION 20-3-150, RELATING TO THE SEGREGATION OF CHILD SUPPORT AND ALIMONY IN A COURT ORDER, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT ALIMONY IS TERMINATED UPON THE CONTINUED COHABITATION OF THE SUPPORTED SPOUSE AND TO DEFINE "CONTINUED COHABITATION ".
Introduced and Committed

H. 3824 -- Reps. A. Young, Chellis, Owens, Harrell and Cobb- Hunter: A BILL TO ESTABLISH THE DORCHESTER COUNTY BOARD OF ELECTIONS AND REGISTRATION AND PROVIDE FOR ITS MEMBERSHIP AND GOVERNANCE, AND TO ABOLISH THE DORCHESTER COUNTY ELECTION COMMISSION AND THE DORCHESTER COUNTY BOARD OF VOTER REGISTRATION AND DEVOLVE ITS POWERS AND DUTIES IN THE BOARD ESTABLISHED BY THIS ACT.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Other proceedings

H. 3825 -- Reps. A. Young, Chellis, Owens, Harrell and Cobb-Hunter: A BILL TO AUTHORIZE DORCHESTER SCHOOL DISTRICT TWO TO CHARGE AND COLLECT MATRICULATION AND INCIDENTAL FEES FROM PUPILS AND TO PROVIDE A WAIVER OF THESE FEES UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Other proceedings
Ratified

H. 3826 -- Rep. M. Hines: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND MRS. SARAH D. BREWER OF FLORENCE FOR HER DEVOTION TO EDUCATION AND PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES AND FOR HER OUTSTANDING SERVICE AS A MEMBER OF THE FLORENCE COUNTY DISABILITIES AND SPECIAL NEEDS BOARD, TO CONGRATULATE HER ON THE OCCASION OF THE SARAH D. BREWER TRAINING CENTER BEING NAMED IN HER HONOR, AND TO EXTEND BEST WISHES TO MRS. BREWER IN ALL OF HER FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3827 -- Rep. Harrison: A HOUSE RESOLUTION EXTENDING THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE HAMMOND SCHOOL VARSITY CHEERLEADING TEAM AND ADVISERS ON THURSDAY, APRIL 5, 2001, AT A TIME TO BE SET BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF BEING RECOGNIZED FOR WINNING THE 2000-2001 SOUTH CAROLINA INDEPENDENT SCHOOL ASSOCIATION STATE CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3828 -- Rep. Harrison: A HOUSE RESOLUTION EXTENDING THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE DREHER HIGH SCHOOL LADY BLUE DEVILS VARSITY BASKETBALL TEAM, ITS COACHING STAFF, AND CHEERLEADERS ON THURSDAY, APRIL 5, 2001, AT A TIME TO BE SET BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF BEING RECOGNIZED FOR WINNING THE CLASS AAA GIRLS BASKETBALL STATE CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3829 -- Reps. Weeks, J. Young, G. Brown and G.M. Smith: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION HONORING MRS. ETHEL NEELY PRICE UPON THE OCCASION OF RECENTLY BEING RECOGNIZED AS ONE OF SUMTER COUNTY'S OUTSTANDING WOMEN AND THE ADDITION OF HER NAME TO THE "2001 WOMEN'S HONOR ROLL OF SUMTER COUNTY " FOR HER LIFELONG COMMITMENT AND DEDICATION TO SUMTER COUNTY AND THE PALMETTO STATE.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3830 -- Reps. Weeks, J. Young, G. Brown and G.M. Smith: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION HONORING MRS. ELIZABETH BISHOP TILLER ON THE OCCASION OF RECENTLY BEING RECOGNIZED AS ONE OF SUMTER COUNTY'S OUTSTANDING WOMEN AND THE ADDITION OF HER NAME TO THE "2001 WOMEN'S HONOR ROLL OF SUMTER COUNTY " FOR HER LIFELONG COMMITMENT AND DEDICATION TO SUMTER COUNTY AND THE PALMETTO STATE.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3831 -- Rep. Knotts: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION RECOGNIZING THE ACADEMIC PROWESS AND ENTREPRENEURIAL SPIRIT OF THE STUDENTS OF WHITE KNOLL HIGH SCHOOL IN LEXINGTON COUNTY WHO RECEIVED STATEWIDE DECA AWARDS IN MARKETING COMPETITION IN CHARLESTON RECENTLY, AND WISHING THEM AND THEIR TEACHER AND ADVISOR, CARL VADASZ, WELL AS THEY COMPETE ON THE NATIONAL LEVEL APRIL 25-28, 2001, IN ANAHEIM, CALIFORNIA.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3832 -- Rep. McLeod: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE DEEPEST SYMPATHY OF THE MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO THE FAMILY AND MANY FRIENDS OF E. MCLEOD SINGLETARY OF COLUMBIA, ONE OF THIS STATE'S MOST DISTINGUISHED ATTORNEYS, UPON HIS DEATH.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3833 -- Reps. Weeks, J. Young, G. Brown and G.M. Smith: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION HONORING MRS. RUTH JOHNSON EDENS UPON THE OCCASION OF RECENTLY BEING RECOGNIZED AS ONE OF SUMTER COUNTY'S OUTSTANDING WOMEN AND THE ADDITION OF HER NAME TO THE "2001 WOMEN'S HONOR ROLL OF SUMTER COUNTY " FOR HER LIFELONG COMMITMENT AND DEDICATION TO SUMTER COUNTY AND THE PALMETTO STATE.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3834 -- Reps. Wilkins, Allen, Allison, Altman, Askins, Bales, Barfield, Barrett, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Campsen, Carnell, Cato, Chellis, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb- Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Easterday, Edge, Emory, Fleming, Freeman, Frye, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Hamilton, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jennings, Keegan, Kelley, Kennedy, Kirsh, Klauber, Knotts, Koon, Law, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Meacham-Richardson, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Riser, Rivers, Robinson, Rodgers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sharpe, Sheheen, Simrill, Sinclair, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Snow, Stille, Stuart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Vaughn, Walker, Webb, Weeks, Whatley, Whipper, White, Wilder, Witherspoon, A. Young and J. Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE THE YMCA ON THE CELEBRATION OF ITS ONE HUNDRED FIFTIETH ANNIVERSARY AND TO DECLARE AND ACKNOWLEDGE WITH GREAT PRIDE THAT THE YMCA OF GREENVILLE IS SYMBOLIC OF THE ATTRIBUTES OF THE NATIONAL ORGANIZATION IN THE IMPACT IT HAS HAD ON THE GREENVILLE COMMUNITY.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3835 -- Reps. Knotts, Bingham, Frye, Huggins, Koon, Riser, Stuart, Whatley, McGee, Rhoad, Klauber, Clyburn, Allen, Allison, Bales, Barfield, Battle, G. Brown, J. Brown, Campsen, Carnell, Cato, Chellis, Coates, Cobb- Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Easterday, Edge, Fleming, Freeman, Gilham, Gourdine, Hamilton, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Hinson, Hosey, Jennings, Keegan, Kelley, Kennedy, Kirsh, Law, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, McCraw, Meacham-Richardson, Merrill, Miller, Ott, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Quinn, Rice, Rivers, Robinson, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Sharpe, Simrill, Sinclair, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Snow, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Vaughn, Walker, Webb, Weeks, White, Wilder, Wilkins, Witherspoon, A. Young and J. Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE SUPPORT OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO DONNIE MYERS, SOLICITOR FOR THE ELEVENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, AND THANK HIM FOR HIS SERVICE TO THE CRIME VICTIMS OF THIS STATE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3836 -- Reps. Kirsh, Simrill, Littlejohn and Meacham-Richardson: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 56-5-2125 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT VEHICULAR TRAFFIC THAT IS IN THE LEFTMOST LANE OF TRAVEL ON A ONE- WAY STREET, FACING A RED LIGHT, AND AT AN INTERSECTION WITH ANOTHER ONE-WAY STREET WITH TRAFFIC TRAVELING FROM THE TURNING DRIVER'S RIGHT TO THE TURNING DRIVER'S LEFT MAY ENTER THE INTERSECTION AND MAKE A LEFT TURN INTO THE EXTREME LEFT-HAND LANE LAWFULLY AVAILABLE TO TRAFFIC UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3837 -- Reps. J.R. Smith, Clyburn, Sharpe and D.C. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 7-7-40, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO VOTING PRECINCTS IN AIKEN COUNTY, SO AS TO REDESIGNATE THE NEW PRECINCTS, PROVIDE THAT PRECINCTS ARE AS SHOWN ON AN OFFICIAL MAP ON FILE WITH THE DIVISION OF RESEARCH AND STATISTICAL SERVICES OF THE STATE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Other proceedings
Other proceedings
Ratified

H. 3838 -- Reps. Witherspoon, Sharpe, Allison, Barfield, Barrett, Battle, Cato, Coates, Dantzler, Davenport, Edge, Emory, Hayes, Jennings, Kennedy, Koon, Littlejohn, Lourie, McCraw, McGee, Miller, Moody- Lawrence, J.M. Neal, Rhoad, Riser, Rivers, Robinson, Sandifer, Sinclair, G.M. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, Snow, Stille, Stuart, Trotter, Webb and J. Young: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 46-1-75 SO AS TO MAKE IT UNLAWFUL TO DAMAGE OR DESTROY RESEARCH FARM PRODUCTS, TO DEFINE RESEARCH FARM PRODUCTS FOR THIS PURPOSE, TO PERMIT THE COURT TO ORDER RESTITUTION FOR THE DAMAGE OR DESTRUCTION OF RESEARCH FARM PRODUCTS, AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading

H. 3839 -- Rep. Miller: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-3-1960, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE AND DISPLAY OF PLACARDS AND LICENSE PLATES THAT ALLOW PERSONS WHO ARE HANDICAPPED TO PARK FREE OF CHARGE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PLACARD ISSUED TO A PERSON WHO IS HANDICAPPED MUST HAVE HIS DRIVER'S LICENSE NUMBER OR SPECIAL IDENTIFICATION CARD NUMBER PRINTED ON IT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3840 -- Rep. Edge: A BILL TO AMEND TITLE 1, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING CHAPTER 34, SO AS TO REQUIRE ALL STATE AGENCIES CHARGED WITH ENFORCING NATIONAL BUILDING CODES TO ADOPT THE LATEST EDITION OF THE CODE AND TO PROVIDE EXCEPTIONS; TO ESTABLISH PROCEDURES FOR THE ADOPTION OF THESE CODES, INCLUDING NOTICE IN THE STATE REGISTER AND THE OPPORTUNITY FOR PUBLIC COMMENT; AND TO REQUIRE PROPOSED CODES RECEIVING NEGATIVE COMMENTS OR SUBJECT TO PROPOSED AGENCY AMENDMENTS TO BE PROMULGATED AS REGULATIONS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3841 -- Reps. Edge, G. Brown and Trotter: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 6-9-60, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA BUILDING CODES COUNCIL, SO AS TO ADD A REPRESENTATIVE OF THE MODULAR BUILDING INDUSTRY AND A CODE ENFORCEMENT OFFICER TO THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE COUNCIL, TO MAKE ALL MEMBERS VOTING MEMBERS, AND TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THE CALL OF MEETINGS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3842 -- Education and Public Works Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION, RELATING TO STAR DIPLOMA, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 2559, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading

H. 3843 -- Education and Public Works Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION, RELATING TO COMPUTING THE EXPERIENCE OF TEACHERS, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 2565, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading

H. 3844 -- Education and Public Works Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION, RELATING TO TEACHING EXPERIENCE ACCEPTABLE FOR CREDIT, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 2568, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading

H. 3845 -- Education and Public Works Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION, RELATING TO STUDENT TEACHERS, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 2570, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading

H. 3846 -- Education and Public Works Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION, RELATING TO OTHER EXPERIENCE ACCEPTABLE FOR CREDIT, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 2571, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading

H. 3847 -- Reps. Simrill, J.E. Smith and Klauber: A BILL TO AMEND TITLE 37, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE CONSUMER PROTECTION CODE, BY ADDING CHAPTER 20 SO AS TO ENACT THE "CONSUMER IDENTITY THEFT PROTECTION ACT ", TO PROVIDE FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF AN IDENTITY THEFT DATABASE BY THE ATTORNEY GENERAL, TO PROVIDE AN EXPEDITED COURT PROCEDURE FOR CLEARING THE NAME OF AN IDENTITY THEFT VICTIM, TO PROVIDE STRICT REQUIREMENTS FOR IDENTITY VERIFICATION BY A CREDIT CARD ISSUER, TO PROVIDE FOR THE BLOCKING OF INACCURATE CREDIT REPORT INFORMATION RESULTING FROM IDENTITY THEFT, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE CREDIT AGENCY'S NOTICE AND REPORTING REQUIREMENTS CONFORM TO THOSE OF THE FEDERAL FAIR CREDIT REPORTING ACT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3848 -- Reps. Simrill and J.E. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 4, TITLE 30, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT, BY ADDING ARTICLE 3 SO AS TO ENACT THE "PERSONAL IDENTIFYING INFORMATION PROTECTION ACT " AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT BY STATE AGENCIES OF PROCESSES AND PROCEDURES THROUGH THE OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY OF STATE FOR REASONABLY MAINTAINING THE PRIVACY OF AN INDIVIDUAL'S PERSONAL IDENTIFYING INFORMATION; AND TO REDESIGNATE THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT AS ARTICLE 1 OF CHAPTER 4, TITLE 30.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3849 -- Reps. Sinclair, J.E. Smith, Cotty, Allen, Allison, Barrett, Campsen, Coleman, Davenport, Delleney, Easterday, Fleming, Harrison, Haskins, Hinson, Huggins, Keegan, Kelley, Lee, Littlejohn, Lourie, Lucas, McCraw, McGee, Meacham-Richardson, Merrill, Rivers, Robinson, Sandifer, F.N. Smith, W.D. Smith, Talley, Townsend, Vaughn, Walker, Weeks, White, Wilder, Wilkins and J. Young: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 14-23-1040, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO QUALIFICATIONS FOR A JUDGE OF PROBATE, SO AS TO CHANGE, AMONG OTHER THINGS, THE QUALIFICATIONS BASED ON THE POPULATION OF THE COUNTY IN WHICH THE PROBATE JUDGE SERVES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3850 -- Reps. Carnell, Sheheen, Rhoad, Allison, Altman, Bales, Barfield, Barrett, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Campsen, Cato, Chellis, Clyburn, Cobb- Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Easterday, Edge, Emory, Fleming, Freeman, Frye, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Hamilton, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jennings, Keegan, Kelley, Kennedy, Kirsh, Klauber, Knotts, Koon, Law, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Meacham-Richardson, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Quinn, Rice, Riser, Rivers, Robinson, Rodgers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sharpe, Simrill, Sinclair, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Snow, Stille, Stuart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Vaughn, Walker, Webb, Weeks, Whatley, Whipper, White, Wilder, Wilkins, Witherspoon, A. Young, J. Young, Allen, Askins, Coates and Loftis: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 1-1-706 SO AS TO DESIGNATE CAMDEN MILITARY ACADEMY AS THE OFFICIAL STATE MILITARY ACADEMY.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 3851 -- Rep. J.E. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 6-1-530, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO REVENUE GENERATED BY THE LOCAL ACCOMMODATIONS TAX, SO AS TO ALSO REQUIRE THEIR USE FOR OTHER TOURISM-RELATED LANDS AND WATER ACCESS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3852 -- Rep. J.E. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND TITLE 15, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO CIVIL REMEDIES AND PROCEDURES, BY ADDING CHAPTER 46 SO AS TO ENACT THE SOUTH CAROLINA FAIR CREDIT REPORTING ACT, TO PROVIDE THAT UNFAIR METHODS OF REPORTING CREDIT HISTORY AND UNFAIR OR DECEPTIVE ACTS IN THE CONDUCT OF CREDIT REPORTING ARE UNLAWFUL, TO PROVIDE THAT THE FEDERAL FAIR CREDIT REPORTING ACT AS INTERPRETED BY THE FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION AND FEDERAL COURTS SHALL FURNISH GUIDANCE IN CONSTRUING THIS ACT, TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR WILFUL AND NEGLIGENT NONCOMPLIANCE WITH THE TERMS OF THE ACT, TO PROVIDE FOR THE JURISDICTION OF THE STATE COURTS TO HEAR ACTIONS BROUGHT PURSUANT TO THIS ACT, AND TO PROVIDE, WITH EXCEPTIONS, A TWO-YEAR STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS TO SEEK RELIEF PURSUANT TO THIS ACT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3853 -- Reps. Lloyd, Bowers, R. Brown and Owens: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND CONGRATULATE MRS. ALICE LOGAN BROWN ON THE OCCASION OF HER ONE HUNDRED FIFTH BIRTHDAY.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3854 -- Reps. Battle, Miller and Bingham: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 58-17-4080, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE UNLAWFUL OBSTRUCTION OF A HIGHWAY BY A TRAIN, RAILROAD CAR, OR OTHER OBJECT AND THE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATION, SO AS TO REVISE THE ELEMENTS AND CONDITIONS OF THIS OFFENSE INCLUDING DELETION OF A REQUIREMENT THAT NOTICE TO REMOVE THE TRAIN OR OBSTRUCTION MUST FIRST BE GIVEN, AND TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATION.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3855 -- Rep. Altman: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 14-1-235 SO AS TO PROHIBIT A COURT FROM APPOINTING AN ATTORNEY TO REPRESENT A PARTY IN AN ACTION UNLESS THE ATTORNEY CONSENTS IN WRITING.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3856 -- Reps. Lourie, J.E. Smith, Snow, Sinclair, Wilder, Cobb- Hunter, Keegan, Barrett, J. Brown, Sandifer, Thompson, Rodgers, M. Hines, J.M. Neal, Hayes, D.C. Smith, Littlejohn, Dantzler, Moody-Lawrence, Whipper, Mack, Carnell, R. Brown, Rivers, Leach, Webb, Cato, McCraw, Taylor, Klauber, Askins, J.H. Neal, Owens, Limehouse, Chellis, Simrill, J.R. Smith, Altman, Harvin, Meacham-Richardson, G. Brown and J. Hines: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 20-7-510, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PERSONS REQUIRED OR PERMITTED TO REPORT CHILD ABUSE OR NEGLECT, SO AS TO INCLUDE ANY OFFICER OR AGENT OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA SOCIETY FOR THE PREVENTION OF CRUELTY TO ANIMALS OR OF ANY SOCIETY INCORPORATED FOR THE PREVENTION OF CRUELTY TO ANIMALS AND ANY ANIMAL CONTROL OFFICER WITHIN THE SECTION; TO AMEND SECTION 43-35-25, RELATING TO PERSONS REQUIRED TO REPORT ABUSE, NEGLECT, OR EXPLOITATION OF VULNERABLE ADULTS, SO AS TO INCLUDE ANY OFFICER OR AGENT OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA SOCIETY FOR THE PREVENTION OF CRUELTY TO ANIMALS OR OF ANY SOCIETY INCORPORATED FOR THE PREVENTION OF CRUELTY TO ANIMALS OR ANY ANIMAL CONTROL OFFICER WITHIN THE SECTION; AND TO AMEND CHAPTER 1, TITLE 47, RELATING TO CRUELTY TO ANIMALS, BY ADDING SECTION 47-1- 45 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES AND ADULT PROTECTIVE SERVICES EMPLOYEES MUST REPORT KNOWN OR SUSPECTED INSTANCES OF ANIMAL CRUELTY, FIGHTING, OR BAITING, TO PROVIDE FOR IMMUNITY FROM LIABILITY FOR REPORTING PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION AND TO PROVIDE THAT ANY VETERINARIAN OR OTHER PERSON MAY REPORT SUSPECTED ANIMAL CRUELTY, FIGHTING, OR BAITING AND TO PROVIDE FOR IMMUNITY FROM CIVIL AND CRIMINAL LIABILITY FOR REPORTING PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added
Committed
Recalled

H. 3857 -- Reps. Loftis, Knotts, Leach, Cato, Davenport, Fleming, Hamilton, Littlejohn, Perry, Rodgers, Simrill, Sinclair, D.C. Smith, J.R. Smith and Stille: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 23-31-215, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO CONCEALED WEAPONS PERMITS, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR ISSUANCE OF A CONCEALED WEAPONS PERMIT TO A RESIDENT OF THIS STATE WHO WAS NOT A RESIDENT OF THIS STATE FOR AT LEAST TWELVE MONTHS PRECEDING THE DATE OF HIS APPLICATION IF HE HELD A VALID PERMIT TO CARRY A CONCEALABLE WEAPON FOR TWELVE MONTHS WHILE HE WAS A RESIDENT OF A STATE WITH WHICH SOUTH CAROLINA HAS CONCEALABLE WEAPONS PERMIT RECIPROCITY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3858 -- Rep. Delleney: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO FIX 12:00 NOON ON WEDNESDAY, MAY 30, 2001, AS THE TIME TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR THE NINTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, SEAT 1, WHOSE TERM EXPIRES JUNE 30, 2001; TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, SEAT 1, WHOSE TERM EXPIRES JUNE 30, 2001; AND TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR THE FIFTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, SEAT 1, WHOSE TERM EXPIRES JUNE 30, 2004.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3859 -- Reps. Whipper, Breeland, Cato, Clyburn, Gourdine, Hamilton, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hosey, Leach, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Mack, Phillips, Rivers, F.N. Smith and Thompson: A BILL TO AMEND SECTIONS 40-11-370 AND 40-59-130, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BOTH RELATING TO THE LICENSE REQUIRED FOR A GENERAL, MECHANICAL, RESIDENTIAL, OR RESIDENTIAL SPECIALTY CONTRACTOR, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT, INSTEAD OF BARRING AN UNLICENSED CONTRACTOR FROM BRINGING AN ACTION TO ENFORCE PROVISIONS OF A CONTRACT, THE UNLICENSED CONTRACTOR IS LIMITED TO BRINGING AN ACTION AGAINST THE CONTRACTING PARTY OR A THIRD PARTY FOR THE COST OF MATERIALS AND PARTIAL LABOR COSTS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3860 -- Reps. Taylor, Simrill, Cotty, Chellis, Coates, Davenport, Littlejohn and Riser: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 16-1-10, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE CATEGORIZATION OF FELONIES AND MISDEMEANORS, SO AS TO ADD THE OFFENSE OF ARMED ROBBERY TO THE EXEMPT CATEGORY; TO AMEND SECTION 16-1-60, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO VIOLENT CRIMES, SO AS TO ADD THE OFFENSES OF DISCHARGE OF A WEAPON DURING ARMED ROBBERY AND BANK ROBBERY TO THE LIST OF VIOLENT CRIMES; TO AMEND SECTION 16-1-90, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE CLASSIFICATION OF FELONIES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE OFFENSE OF ARMED ROBBERY IS REMOVED FROM CLASSIFICATION AND THE OFFENSE OF DISCHARGE OF A WEAPON DURING ARMED ROBBERY IS CLASSIFIED; TO AMEND SECTION 16-11-330, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE OFFENSE OF ARMED ROBBERY, SO AS TO INCREASE THE MAXIMUM SENTENCE FOR ARMED ROBBERY TO LIFE IMPRISONMENT AND TO ESTABLISH AN OFFENSE FOR DISCHARGING A WEAPON DURING THE COMMISSION OF A ROBBERY; TO AMEND SECTION 17-25-45, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO A LIFE SENTENCE FOR PERSONS CONVICTED OF CERTAIN CRIMES, SO AS TO ADD BANK ROBBERY TO THE LIST OF MOST SERIOUS OFFENSES; AND TO AMEND SECTION 22-5-510, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO BAILABLE OFFENSES, SO AS TO ADD OFFENSES LISTED IN SECTION 17-25-45 AS OFFENSES FOR WHICH A MAGISTRATE MAY DENY BAIL.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3861 -- Reps. Taylor, Simrill, Coates, Dantzler, Hamilton, Klauber, Littlejohn, Loftis, Meacham-Richardson, J.M. Neal, Riser, D.C. Smith, J.R. Smith and A. Young: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 15, TITLE 16, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO OFFENSES AGAINST MORALITY AND DECENCY, BY ADDING SECTION 16-15-135 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE OFFENSE OF THE UNLAWFUL USE OF PUBLIC PROPERTY FOR SEXUAL ACTS OR PUBLIC INDECENCY, AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES AND DEFINITIONS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3862 -- Reps. Taylor, Simrill, Campsen, Coates, Davenport, Littlejohn, Loftis, Meacham-Richardson, Riser, D.C. Smith and A. Young: 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. 3863 -- Rep. Bowers: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 50-5-1505, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO ZONES, SEASONS, TIMES, METHODS AND EQUIPMENT, AND SIZE AND CATCH LIMITS FOR TAKING HERRING, SHAD, AND STURGEON, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT SETNETS MAY BE USED ON CERTAIN PORTIONS OF THE COMBAHEE RIVER IN SEASON FROM TUESDAY NOON TO FRIDAY NOON.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3864 -- Rep. J.E. Smith: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE APRIL AS CHILD ABUSE PREVENTION MONTH.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3865 -- Reps. McGee, G.M. Smith, Simrill, Robinson, J. Young, Lucas and Coates: A BILL TO AMEND SUBARTICLE 3, ARTICLE 9, CHAPTER 7 OF TITLE 20, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO CHILD SUPPORT, BY ADDING SECTION 20-7-845 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IT IS UNLAWFUL IN THIS STATE FOR A PRIVATE CHILD SUPPORT ENFORCEMENT AGENCY TO ENGAGE IN THE BUSINESS OF COLLECTING DELINQUENT CHILD SUPPORT FOR A FEE OR OTHER CONSIDERATION AND TO PROVIDE A DEFINITION OF "PRIVATE CHILD SUPPORT ENFORCEMENT AGENCY "; AND TO AMEND SECTION 20-7-420, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO FAMILY COURT JURISDICTION, AND SECTION 20-7-850 RELATING TO SUPPORT ORDERS, BOTH SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE JUDGE MUST INFORM THE PARTIES THAT IT IS ILLEGAL IN THIS STATE FOR A PRIVATE CHILD SUPPORT ENFORCEMENT AGENCY TO COLLECT DELINQUENT CHILD SUPPORT FOR A FEE OR OTHER CONSIDERATION.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3866 -- Reps. Simrill and Emory: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 47, TITLE 40, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PHYSICIANS, SURGEONS, AND OSTEOPATHS BY ADDING ARTICLE 9 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE LICENSURE AND REGULATION OF ANESTHESIOLOGIST'S ASSISTANTS, TO ESTABLISH AN ANESTHESIOLOGIST'S ASSISTANT ADVISORY COMMITTEE TO THE BOARD OF MEDICAL EXAMINERS, TO PROVIDE FOR THE POWERS AND DUTIES OF BOTH WITH REGARD TO ANESTHESIOLOGIST'S ASSISTANTS, TO DEFINE THE ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF A SUPERVISORY PHYSICIAN FOR AN ANESTHESIOLOGIST'S ASSISTANT, TO PROVIDE GENERAL PRACTICE PARAMETERS AND PROCEDURES FOR ESTABLISHING SCOPE OF PRACTICE PROTOCOLS, TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THE REGULATION OF ANESTHESIOLOGIST'S ASSISTANTS, AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3867 -- Reps. Limehouse, Altman, Breeland, R. Brown, Campsen, Scarborough and Whipper: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 57-5-195, SO AS TO NAME THE I-526 BRIDGE AND INTERCHANGE THAT SPANS U.S. HIGHWAY 17 AND U.S. HIGHWAY 7 IN CHARLESTON COUNTY AS THE "BOB HARRELL BRIDGE AND INTERCHANGE " IN HONOR OF THIS DISTINGUISHED SOUTH CAROLINIAN.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Debate Adjourned
Point of Order
Reconsidered

H. 3868 -- Reps. A. Young, Keegan and Koon: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 7-17-10, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE MEETING AND ORGANIZATION OF THE COUNTY BOARD OF CANVASSERS, SO AS TO MOVE FROM THURSDAY TO FRIDAY AFTER THE ELECTION THE TIME FOR THE BOARD TO MEET.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3869 -- Reps. A. Young, Barfield, Barrett, Carnell, Harvin, Koon, Littlejohn, Taylor and Wilder: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 7-13-110, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO POLL MANAGERS AND THEIR ASSISTANTS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT ONE SIXTEEN OR SEVENTEEN-YEAR-OLD ASSISTANT POLL MANAGER MAY BE APPOINTED FOR EVERY REGULAR POLL WORKER APPOINTED TO WORK IN A PRECINCT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3870 -- Reps. A. Young and Keegan: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 13, TITLE 7, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 2 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR AN ELECTION TO BE CONDUCTED IN EVERY EVEN AND ODD-NUMBERED YEAR TO FILL SEATS OF ALL ELECTED BODIES WHOSE ELECTIONS TO FILL THOSE SEATS ARE PROVIDED BY LAW AT A TIME OTHER THAN AT THE TIME OF THE GENERAL ELECTION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3871 -- Reps. A. Young, Koon and Taylor: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 7-13-365 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A WRITE-IN CANDIDATE MUST FILE A DECLARATION STATING THAT HE IS A WRITE-IN CANDIDATE, AS WELL AS THE OFFICE HE IS SEEKING, IN ORDER TO HAVE ANY WRITE-IN VOTES CAST FOR HIM COUNTED AND REPORTED AND PROVIDE AN EXCEPTION; AND TO AMEND SECTION 7-13-360, RELATING TO WRITE-IN NAMES ON A BALLOT, SO AS TO REQUIRE THAT WRITE-IN CANDIDATES COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF SECTION 7-13-365.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3872 -- Reps. Talley, Simrill, Whipper, Allison, Barrett, Cato, Cobb-Hunter, Davenport, Delleney, Haskins, M. Hines, Lee, Littlejohn, Lourie, Merrill, Owens, Scarborough, Sheheen, Sinclair, F.N. Smith, W.D. Smith, Taylor, Walker, White, Wilder, Quinn, Bingham and Hinson: A BILL TO ENACT THE "YOUTH ACCESS TO TOBACCO PREVENTION ACT OF 2001 " INCLUDING PROVISIONS TO AMEND SECTION 16-17-500, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO SUPPLYING MINORS WITH TOBACCO OR CIGARETTES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THIS PROVISION APPLIES TO THE SALE, FURNISHING, GIVING, DISTRIBUTION, AND PROVISION TO A MINOR OF CIGARETTES, TOBACCO, CIGARETTE PAPER, OR A TOBACCO PRODUCT, TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON MAY NOT SELL A TOBACCO PRODUCT TO AN INDIVIDUAL WHO DOES NOT PRESENT UPON DEMAND PROPER PROOF OF AGE OR IS NOT BELIEVED TO BE AT LEAST EIGHTEEN YEARS OF AGE, TO PROVIDE THAT A RETAIL DISTRIBUTOR OF TOBACCO PRODUCTS MUST TRAIN ITS RETAIL SALES EMPLOYEES REGARDING THE PROVISIONS CONTAINED IN THIS SECTION, TO PROVIDE THAT CERTAIN INDIVIDUALS LESS THAN EIGHTEEN YEARS OF AGE MAY NOT PURCHASE, ACCEPT RECEIPT, ATTEMPT TO PURCHASE, ATTEMPT TO ACCEPT RECEIPT OF A TOBACCO PRODUCT, OR POSSESS OR OFFER FRAUDULENT PROOF OF AGE FOR THE PURPOSE OF PURCHASING OR POSSESSING A TOBACCO PRODUCT, TO PROVIDE THAT A LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY MAY USE MINORS TO TEST A COMMUNITY'S COMPLIANCE WITH THIS SECTION, TO PROVIDE THE CONDITIONS IN WHICH TOBACCO PRODUCTS MAY BE DISTRIBUTED IN VENDING MACHINES, TO REVISE THE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATING THE PROVISIONS CONTAINED IN THIS SECTION, AND TO DEFINE THE TERM "PERSON "; TO AMEND SECTION 16-17-501, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS OF TERMS RELATING TO THE DISTRIBUTION OF TOBACCO PRODUCT SAMPLES AND THE IMPLEMENTATION OF PROVISIONS THAT REGULATE THE SALE AND USE OF TOBACCO PRODUCTS BY LOCAL GOVERNMENTS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THESE DEFINITIONS APPLY TO PROVISIONS REGULATING SUPPLYING TOBACCO PRODUCTS TO MINORS.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3873 -- Reps. Ott, McLeod, Rhoad, G. Brown, Clyburn, Davenport, Frye, Govan, Hayes, J. Hines, Howard, Lloyd, Miller, Moody- Lawrence, Scott, Stille and Witherspoon: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 5-31-60 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT FIRE HYDRANTS MUST BE INSTALLED ON CERTAIN WATER MAINS CONSTRUCTED AFTER JULY 1, 2001, TO PROVIDE FOR THE NUMBER, SIZE, DISCHARGE, AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS OF THESE FIRE HYDRANTS, AND TO PROVIDE EXCEPTIONS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3874 -- Rep. Lucas: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE JIMMY WHITE, HEAD BASEBALL COACH AT HARTSVILLE HIGH SCHOOL, AND ONE OF THIS STATE'S GREATEST HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL COACHES, ON THE OCCASION OF HIS FIVE HUNDREDTH WIN.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3875 -- Reps. Harrell, Sharpe, Simrill, Bales, Cotty, Hayes, Allison, Wilkins, Quinn, G.M. Smith, Whatley, Kelley, Law, Kirsh, J.R. Smith, Taylor, Weeks, Moody-Lawrence, Altman, Askins, Barfield, Barrett, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, G. Brown, Campsen, Cato, Chellis, Clyburn, Coates, Coleman, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Easterday, Emory, Freeman, Frye, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hosey, Huggins, Jennings, Keegan, Kennedy, Knotts, Koon, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, McCraw, McLeod, Meacham-Richardson, Merrill, Miller, J.M. Neal, Ott, Owens, Perry, Phillips, Rhoad, Rice, Riser, Rivers, Rodgers, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sheheen, D.C. Smith, J.E. Smith, W.D. Smith, Snow, Stuart, Talley, Thompson, Townsend, Vaughn, Walker, Webb, Whipper, White, Wilder, Witherspoon, A. Young and J. Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE BELIEF OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES THAT FUNDS RECENTLY DETERMINED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO BE UNNECESSARY FOR TEACHER AND PRINCIPAL SPECIALISTS UNDER THE EDUCATION ACCOUNTABILITY ACT SHOULD BE USED TO RESTORE TO THE FULLEST EXTENT POSSIBLE LOCAL SCHOOL INNOVATION FUNDING UNDER THE EDUCATION IMPROVEMENT ACT.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3876 -- Rep. Wilkins: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 59-50-20, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA GOVERNOR'S SCHOOL FOR THE ARTS AND HUMANITIES, SO AS TO DELETE AS A MEMBER OF THE BOARD THE CHAIRMAN OF THE JOINT LEGISLATIVE COMMITTEE ON CULTURAL AFFAIRS WHICH HAS BEEN ABOLISHED AND TO PROVIDE THAT A MEMBER OF THE EDUCATION OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE, SELECTED BY THE COMMITTEE, SHALL BE A MEMBER OF THE BOARD TO SERVE EX OFFICIO.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3877 -- Reps. Perry, Altman, Battle, Breeland, Chellis, Cobb- Hunter, Coleman, Fleming, Gourdine, Harrison, J. Hines, Kennedy, Kirsh, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Loftis, J.H. Neal, Owens, Scarborough, Scott, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, Whipper and A. Young: A BILL TO PROVIDE THAT THE STATE SHALL FOREGO ANY COMMISSION OR OTHER SOURCE OF REVENUE DERIVED FROM THE PLACEMENT OF PAY TELEPHONES IN INSTITUTIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS AND THE DEPARTMENT OF JUVENILE JUSTICE FOR THE USE OF INMATES AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE STATE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD SHALL ENSURE THAT THE TELEPHONE RATES CHARGED FOR THE USE OF THESE PAY PHONES REASONABLY REFLECT THIS FOREGONE STATE REVENUE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3878 -- Rep. Simrill: A BILL TO AMEND TITLE 56, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO MOTOR VEHICLES BY ADDING CHAPTER 35 SO AS TO ESTABLISH IMMUNITY FROM LIABILITY FOR INJURIES OR DEATH TO A PERSON ENGAGED IN OFF ROAD VEHICLE ACTIVITY CAUSED BY THE INHERENT RISK OF OFF ROAD VEHICLE ACTIVITY, TO PROVIDE DEFINITIONS AND EXCEPTIONS TO THE IMMUNITY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3879 -- Reps. Klauber, Carnell and Parks: A BILL TO TO AMEND ACT 546 OF 1982, RELATING TO THE ELECTION AND TERMS OF OFFICE OF MEMBERS OF THE BOARDS OF TRUSTEES OF GREENWOOD SCHOOL DISTRICT 50, SCHOOL DISTRICT 51 COMPOSED OF AREAS OF ABBEVILLE, GREENWOOD, AND LAURENS COUNTIES, AND NINETY-SIX SCHOOL DISTRICT 52 IN GREENWOOD COUNTY, SO AS TO DELETE THE PROVISIONS PERTAINING TO THE ELECTION OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF GREENWOOD SCHOOL DISTRICT 50, DELETE ARCHAIC REFERENCES TO THE COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION, MAKE OTHER CHANGES IN THE MANNER OF ELECTION OF THE TRUSTEES OF DISTRICTS 51 AND 52 TO MAKE CERTAIN CHANGES CONSISTENT WITH THE OTHER TRUSTEES ELECTED IN GREENWOOD COUNTY, TO AMEND ACT 595 OF 1994, RELATING TO THE MANNER IN WHICH MEMBERS OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF GREENWOOD SCHOOL DISTRICT 50 ARE ELECTED, SO AS TO DELETE ARCHAIC REFERENCES, AND MAKE OTHER CHANGES SO THAT THE ELECTION OF TRUSTEES OF SCHOOL DISTRICT 50 IS CONSISTENT WITH THE ELECTION OF OTHER TRUSTEES IN THE COUNTY.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Debate Adjourned
Other proceedings
Other proceedings
Ratified

H. 3880 -- Rep. Cato: A BILL TO AMEND ARTICLE 5, CHAPTER 77, TITLE 38 OF THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE REINSURANCE FACILITY AND DESIGNATED PRODUCERS, BY ADDING SECTION 38- 77-640 SO AS TO CLARIFY AND FURTHER EXPLAIN THE CRITERIA FOR IMPOSITION OF A SURCHARGE ON LIABILITY INSURANCE PREMIUMS FOR RECOUPMENT OF FACILITY ASSESSMENTS OR LOSSES.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Ratified

H. 3881 -- Rep. Davenport: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO REQUIRE A STUDY TO BE CONDUCTED BY SPARTANBURG COUNTY OF THE IMPACT OF PLACING A TRASH COMPACTOR FACILITY ON PARRIS BRIDGE ROAD NEAR I-85 AND TO SUSPEND CONSTRUCTION OF THE FACILITY UNTIL A REPORT OF THE STUDY HAS BEEN SUBMITTED TO THE SPARTANBURG LEGISLATIVE DELEGATION.
Introduced and Committed
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recalled

H. 3882 -- Reps. J.R. Smith and Sharpe: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 34-43-20, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS FOR PURPOSES OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ACT, SO AS TO INCLUDE A DEFINITION FOR "COMMUNITY INVESTMENT ACCOUNT "; TO AMEND SECTION 34-43-30, RELATING TO DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE IN CONNECTION WITH THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ACT, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR GRANTS AND LOANS TO INCLUDE PRIVATE CONTRIBUTIONS AND OTHER SOURCES OF MONIES IN THE COMMUNITY INVESTMENT ACCOUNT; AND TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-3530, RELATING TO COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT TAX CREDITS AGAINST THE STATE INCOME TAX, SO AS TO INCLUDE REFERENCES TO INVESTMENT IN THE COMMUNITY INVESTMENT ACCOUNT AS A BASIS FOR THE CREDIT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3883 -- Reps. Carnell, Cotty, Govan, Simrill, Askins, Bales, Barrett, Battle, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cobb-Hunter, Davenport, Gourdine, Harvin, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hosey, Kirsh, Klauber, Koon, Lee, Littlejohn, Meacham-Richardson, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Ott, Parks, Rhoad, Rivers, Scott, Sheheen, Snow, Stille, Taylor, Weeks and Wilder: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 11-11-140, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO LIMITS ON APPROPRIATIONS OF SURPLUS GENERAL FUND REVENUES AND REVENUES DERIVED FROM ACCOUNTING CHANGES, SO AS TO LIMIT APPROPRIATIONS IN THE ANNUAL GENERAL APPROPRIATIONS ACT TO AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED THE BASE REVENUE ESTIMATE, TO DEFINE BASE REVENUE ESTIMATE, TO PROVIDE FOR AN INCREASE IN THE BASE REVENUE ESTIMATE ON THE WRITTEN CERTIFICATION OF THE BOARD OF ECONOMIC ADVISORS, AND TO PROVIDE WHEN AND FOR WHAT PURPOSES SURPLUS REVENUES MAY BE APPROPRIATED.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3884 -- Rep. Davenport: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 59-63-217, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO GROUNDS FOR BARRING FIRST-TIME ENROLLMENT OF A STUDENT, SO AS TO REVISE THE GROUNDS UPON WHICH A STUDENT MAY BE BARRED FROM ENROLLING BY PROVIDING THAT A STUDENT MAY BE BARRED FOR COMMISSION OF A CLASS A, B, C, OR D FELONY OR ACTIVITIES WHICH CONSTITUTE SUCH FELONY RATHER THAN FOR A VIOLENT CRIME OR OTHER SPECIFIED CRIMES, TO AUTHORIZE SENDING SUCH STUDENT TO AN ALTERNATIVE SCHOOL, TO DELETE THE PROVISION THAT THE BAR APPLIES FOR A MAXIMUM OF ONE YEAR, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE BAR MAY BE EXTENDED.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3885 -- Reps. Meacham-Richardson, Simrill, Kirsh and Vaughn: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-24-40, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO EXEMPTIONS FROM DEED RECORDING FEES AND SECTION 12-36-2120, RELATING TO EXEMPTIONS FROM SALES TAX, SO AS TO PROVIDE EXEMPTIONS FROM SALES TAX AND DEED RECORDING FEES FOR SALES, EXCHANGES, AND TRANSFERS OF ELECTRIC TRANSMISSION FACILITIES; AND TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-3410, RELATING TO THE CORPORATE INCOME TAX CREDIT FOR CORPORATE HEADQUARTERS, SO AS TO ALLOW CERTAIN LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANIES TO BE TREATED AS CORPORATIONS FOR THIS PURPOSE.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Senate Amendments Amended
Proposed Amendment
Point of Order
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Message from Senate
Ratified

H. 3886 -- Reps. Robinson, Rice, Trotter and Webb: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND CONGRATULATE DR. AND MRS. JACK JANZEN UPON THEIR RECEIPT OF A LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD PRESENTED BY THE PICKENS COUNTY REPUBLICAN PARTY.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3887 -- Reps. Robinson, Rice, Trotter and Webb: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND CONGRATULATE DR. AND MRS. VIRGIL MITCHELL UPON THEIR RECEIPT OF A LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD PRESENTED BY THE PICKENS COUNTY REPUBLICAN PARTY.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3888 -- Reps. Klauber and Taylor: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-36-2120, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO SALES AND USE TAX EXEMPTIONS FOR PURPOSES OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA SALES AND USE TAX ACT, SO AS TO EXEMPT FROM SALES AND USE TAX TANGIBLE PERSONAL PROPERTY SOLD TO A RELIGIOUSLY-SPONSORED PRIVATE SCHOOL IF THE SCHOOL IS LOCATED ON THE PROPERTY OF THE RELIGIOUS INSTITUTION WHICH SPONSORS IT AND THE PURCHASES ARE IN FURTHERANCE OF ITS EDUCATIONAL PURPOSES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3889 -- Reps. Cotty, Sheheen, J.M. Neal and Lucas: 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 KERSHAW 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 KERSHAW COUNTY TO THE LIST OF COUNTIES IN WHICH THE GOVERNING BODY APPOINTS THE REGISTER OF DEEDS.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Other proceedings
Ratified

H. 3890 -- Reps. Townsend, Harrell, Allison, Hayes, Jennings, McCraw, Phillips and Miller: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO AUTHORIZE THE REALLOCATION OF TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE FUNDING UNDER THE EDUCATION ACCOUNTABILITY ACT FOR SPECIFIED ASSISTANCE TO LOW-PERFORMING SCHOOLS AND SCHOOL DISTRICTS, AND TO PROVIDE THE MANNER IN WHICH AND CRITERIA UNDER WHICH THIS SPECIAL ASSISTANCE SHALL BE PROVIDED.
Introduced
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Other proceedings
Point of Order
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 3891 -- Rep. Hayes: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 20-7-2735, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS FOR CAREGIVERS EMPLOYED IN CHILD DAYCARE CENTERS AFTER JUNE 30, 1994, SO AS TO DELETE THE REQUIREMENT THAT THE CAREGIVER MUST HAVE AT LEAST A HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA OR GENERAL EDUCATIONAL CERTIFICATE (GED) AND TO DELETE REQUIREMENTS FOR CAREGIVERS EMPLOYED AS OF JULY 1, 1994.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Senate Amendments Amended
Point of Order
Reconsidered
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Non-Concurrence
Message to Senate
Message from Senate
Ratified

H. 3892 -- Reps. Kelley, Barfield, Edge, Keegan, Witherspoon and White: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 6-4-35 SO AS TO ESTABLISH THE TOURISM EXPENDITURE REVIEW COMMITTEE FOR THE PURPOSE OF REVIEWING TOURISM-RELATED EXPENDITURES OF STATE ACCOMMODATIONS SALES TAX REVENUES OF MUNICIPALITIES AND COUNTIES AND TO PROVIDE FOR ITS MEMBERSHIP AND DUTIES, INCLUDING THE AUTHORITY TO ORDER A REDUCTION IN THE ACCOMMODATIONS TAX REVENUE ALLOCATION TO A MUNICIPALITY OR COUNTY TO REFLECT A QUESTIONABLE EXPENDITURE OR LATE FILED REPORTS; TO AMEND SECTIONS 6-4-5 AND 6-4-30, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS AND THE DUTIES OF THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE IN THE ALLOCATIONS OF ACCOMMODATIONS TAX REVENUES, SO AS TO ADD A DEFINITION FOR "TOURIST " AND TO DELETE DUTIES FORMERLY ASSIGNED TO THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE NOW ASSIGNED THE COMMITTEE ESTABLISHED BY THIS ACT; AND TO AMEND SECTION 12-36-2630, RELATING TO THE IMPOSITION OF THE STATE SALES TAX ON ACCOMMODATIONS, SO AS TO CLARIFY THE REVENUES WHICH MAY BE RETAINED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE AND TO ALLOW THESE REVENUES TO FUND THE EXPENSES OF THE COMMITTEE ESTABLISHED BY THIS ACT.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3893 -- Rep. Lourie: A BILL TO AMEND TITLE 41, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT BY ADDING CHAPTER 14, SO AS TO ENACT THE BOILER STANDARDS ACT WHICH REQUIRES ANY BOILER INSTALLED AFTER DECEMBER 31, 2001, TO BE DESIGNED, MANUFACTURED, AND SEALED OR STAMPED UNDER THE BOILER AND PRESSURE VESSEL CODE OF THE AMERICAN SOCIETY OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERS, TO AUTHORIZE VARIANCES, TO PROVIDE THAT COMPLAINTS AND BOILER INCIDENTS MAY BE REPORTED TO THE STATE ENGINEER TO BE INVESTIGATED, AND TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON IN VIOLATION OF THIS ACT IS SUBJECT TO A FIVE THOUSAND DOLLAR FINE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3894 -- Reps. Koon and Frye: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND JACK A. CUNNINGHAM, OF GILBERT HIGH SCHOOL IN LEXINGTON COUNTY, SOUTH CAROLINA, ON HIS THIRTY-PLUS YEARS OF BEING AN AGRICULTURAL EDUCATOR AND HONOR HIM UPON HIS RETIREMENT AT THE CLOSE OF THE 2000-2001 SCHOOL YEAR.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3895 -- Reps. McGee, Harrison, Jennings and Klauber: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 30-4-30, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE RIGHT TO INSPECT OR COPY PUBLIC RECORDS UNDER THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT AND THE FEES FOR COPYING THOSE RECORDS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE CHARGE MADE BY A PUBLIC BODY FOR COPIES OF PUBLIC RECORDS MAY NOT EXCEED CERTAIN SPECIFIED AMOUNTS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3896 -- Reps. McGee, Harrison, Jennings and Klauber: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 30-4-70, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO MEETINGS WHICH MAY BE CLOSED UNDER THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT ALL MEETINGS OF PUBLIC BODIES CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC MUST BE RECORDED ON CONTINUOUS AUDIO OR VIDEO TAPE AND THE TAPES MAINTAINED FOR A PERIOD OF TWO YEARS FOLLOWING THE MEETING, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE TAPES MAY BE SUBJECTED TO IN CAMERA JUDICIAL REVIEW IN A SUIT BROUGHT PURSUANT TO THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3897 -- Reps. McGee, Harrison, Jennings and Klauber: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 30-4-70, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO MEETINGS UNDER THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT NO CHANCE MEETING, SOCIAL MEETING, OR ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATION, INCLUDING COMMUNICATIONS THROUGH THE INTERNET, MAY BE USED TO DISCUSS, AS WELL AS ACT UPON, A MATTER OVER WHICH THE PUBLIC BODY HAS JURISDICTION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3898 -- Reps. Harrison, Jennings and McGee: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 4, TITLE 61, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO BEER, ALE, PORTER, AND WINE BY ADDING SECTION 61-4-1115, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT FOR PURPOSES OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 4, TITLE 61, WHEN A REGISTERED PRODUCER IS AN IMPORTER OF BEER PRODUCED BY A BREWER LOCATED OUTSIDE OF THE UNITED STATES, THE IMPORTER IS DEEMED THE AGENT OF THE FOREIGN BREWER AND ANY AGREEMENT SUBJECT TO THE PROVISIONS OF THIS ARTICLE BETWEEN A WHOLESALER AND THE IMPORTER IS BINDING ON ANY SUCCESSOR IMPORTER OF BEER PRODUCED BY THAT FOREIGN BREWER.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3899 -- Reps. Lourie, J.E. Smith, McLeod, Harvin, J. Brown, R. Brown, Clyburn, J. Hines, Hosey, Lloyd, Rodgers, Snow and Whipper: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-1-460 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT BEGINNING WITH SCHOOL YEAR 2002-2003, A SCHOOL DISTRICT SHALL EMPLOY AT LEAST ONE FULL-TIME SCHOOL NURSE FOR EACH SEVEN HUNDRED FIFTY STUDENTS ENROLLED IN DISTRICT SCHOOLS, TO PROVIDE THAT THESE NURSES MUST BE ASSIGNED TO DISTRICT SCHOOLS IN A MANNER THAT MAXIMIZES THEIR EFFICIENT USE, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE MANNER IN WHICH FUNDING FOR THIS REQUIREMENT IS PROVIDED.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3900 -- Reps. Vaughn, Kirsh, J.R. Smith, Koon, Dantzler, Davenport, Edge, Harvin, Keegan, Rivers and Bowers: 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 AN EXEMPTION FOR MEALS OR FOODSTUFFS THAT ARE PREPARED OR PACKAGED THAT ARE SOLD TO PUBLIC OR NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS FOR CONGREGATE OR IN-HOME SERVICE TO THE HOMELESS OR NEEDY OR DISABLED ADULTS OVER EIGHTEEN YEARS OF AGE OR INDIVIDUALS OVER THE AGE OF SIXTY AND TO APPLY THIS EXEMPTION ONLY TO MEALS AND FOODSTUFFS ELIGIBLE FOR PURCHASE UNDER THE FEDERAL FOOD STAMP PROGRAM.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Senate Amendments Amended
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Message from Senate
Ratified

H. 3901 -- Rep. Rice: A BILL TO AMEND SECTIONS 40-37-200 AND 40-38-300, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING RESPECTIVELY TO THE SCOPE OF PRACTICE OF OPTOMETRISTS AND OPTICIANS, SO AS TO AUTHORIZE CONTACT LENS REFILLS TO BE PROVIDED TO PATIENTS WHEN THE OPTOMETRIST OR OPTICIAN IS ABSENT IF THE LENS ARE PACKAGED AND HAVE BEEN LABELED BY THE OPTOMETRIST OR OPTICIAN.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3902 -- Reps. Loftis, Allison, Altman, Barfield, Barrett, Bowers, Carnell, Cato, Davenport, Delleney, Easterday, Fleming, Hamilton, Hinson, Keegan, Koon, Leach, Littlejohn, Merrill, Miller, Rice, Robinson, Simrill, Sinclair, F.N. Smith, Snow, Stille, Trotter, Walker and Witherspoon: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-63-285 SO AS TO PROVIDE TEACHERS CONSISTENT WITH THE LOCAL BOARD POLICY HAVE THE AUTHORITY TO MANAGE THEIR CLASSROOMS, DISCIPLINE STUDENTS, AND REFER STUDENTS TO THE PRINCIPAL IN ORDER TO MAINTAIN DISCIPLINE IN THE CLASSROOM, TO PROVIDE THAT A TEACHER SHALL FILE A REPORT WITH THE PRINCIPAL CONCERNING STUDENTS WHO EXHIBIT BEHAVIOR WHICH SUBSTANTIALLY INTERFERES WITH THE TEACHER'S ABILITY TO TEACH OR WITH THE ABILITY OF THE STUDENT'S CLASSMATES TO LEARN, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE MANNER IN WHICH THE PRINCIPAL SHALL DEAL WITH THIS REPORT; AND BY ADDING SECTION 59-63-295 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A TEACHER MAY OBJECT TO A DISRUPTIVE STUDENT RETURNING TO THE CLASSROOM IF A REPORT REFERENCED ABOVE PREVIOUSLY HAS BEEN FILED WITH THE PRINCIPAL, AND TO PROVIDE FOR FURTHER PROCEDURES TO BE FOLLOWED AND SANCTIONS WHICH MAY BE IMPOSED AGAINST SUCH A STUDENT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3903 -- Reps. Chellis, A. Young, Cobb-Hunter, Harrell and Owens: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE SUMMERVILLE HIGH SCHOOL "GREEN WAVE " WRESTLING TEAM, COACHES, AND OTHER SCHOOL OFFICIALS ON THURSDAY, APRIL 19, 2001, AT A TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF BEING RECOGNIZED AND CONGRATULATED ON CAPTURING THE CLASS AAAA 2000-2001 STATE WRESTLING CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3904 -- Reps. W.D. Smith, Robinson, Tripp, Easterday, Allison, Barrett, Bingham, Cato, Chellis, Coates, Dantzler, Edge, Frye, Haskins, Hinson, Huggins, Keegan, Kelley, Law, Loftis, Martin, McGee, Merrill, Riser, Sandifer, Scarborough, Sinclair, D.C. Smith, G.M. Smith, J.R. Smith, Talley, Thompson, Trotter, Webb, Witherspoon, A. Young and J. Young: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 1, TITLE 11, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO GENERAL PROVISIONS FOR PUBLIC FINANCE, BY ADDING SECTION 11-1-130 SO AS TO REQUIRE DISCLOSURE OF MONIES PAID BY A STATE CONTRACTOR, AND TO WHOM THEY WERE PAID, IN CONNECTION WITH OBTAINING THE CONTRACT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3905 -- Reps. Whipper, Altman, R. Brown, Campsen, Carnell, Cobb-Hunter, Harvin, Kelley and Koon: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 14-1-214 SO AS TO AUTHORIZE THE PAYMENT OF FINES, FEES, ASSESSMENTS, COURT COSTS, AND SURCHARGES IN CIRCUIT COURT, FAMILY COURT, MAGISTRATES COURT, AND MUNICIPAL COURT BY CREDIT CARD OR DEBIT CARD AND TO IMPOSE A SEPARATE FEE FOR THE ACCEPTANCE OF PAYMENT BY CREDIT CARD.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3906 -- Rep. Wilkins: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 15-49-20, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO JUDICIAL DISCRETION IN GRANTING A NAME CHANGE, SO AS TO REQUIRE A PERSON SEEKING A NAME CHANGE TO BE FINGERPRINTED AND TO PROVIDE THE RESULTS OF A SOUTH CAROLINA LAW ENFORCEMENT DIVISION CRIMINAL RECORD CHECK, A SCREENING STATEMENT FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES THAT THE PERSON IS NOT ON THE DEPARTMENT'S REGISTRY OF PERPETRATORS OF CHILD ABUSE OR NEGLECT, AND A CHILD SUPPORT PAYMENT PRINTOUT; TO EXEMPT FROM THESE REQUIREMENTS PARENTS SEEKING A NAME CHANGE FOR THEIR MINOR CHILD AND PERSONS SEEKING TO RETURN TO THEIR MAIDEN NAME OR A FORMER MARRIED NAME IN A DIVORCE ACTION; AND TO REQUIRE THE COURT TO CONDUCT A HEARING ON THE PETITION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3907 -- Rep. Townsend: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-4170, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE TENDER OR INTERCHANGE OF AN INTERMODAL TRAILER, CHASSIS, OR CONTAINER, SO AS TO MAKE TECHNICAL CHANGES, PROVIDE THAT IF THE EQUIPMENT PROVIDER FOR CERTAIN OUT-OF-SERVICE VEHICLES FAILS TO REIMBURSE THE MOTOR CARRIER OPERATOR FOR FINES AND PENALTIES INCURRED PURSUANT TO THE VEHICLE'S OUT-OF-SERVICE ORDER WITHIN THIRTY DAYS OF A CONVICTION FOR VIOLATING A ROADSIDE INSPECTION, THEN THE MOTOR CARRIER OPERATOR HAS A CIVIL CAUSE OF ACTION AGAINST THE EQUIPMENT PROVIDER, TO PROVIDE THAT THE PROVISIONS CONTAINED IN THIS SECTION ARE INTENDED TO ELIMINATE THE RESPONSIBILITY AND OBLIGATION OF A MOTOR CARRIER AND OPERATOR TO MAINTAIN AND OPERATE VEHICLES IN ACCORDANCE WITH FEDERAL MOTOR CARRIER SAFETY REGULATIONS AND ALL STATE AND LOCAL LAWS, AND TO PROVIDE THAT ANY PROVISION CONTAINED IN AN INTERMODAL INTERCHARGE CONTRACT PROVIDING FOR A HOLD HARMLESS OR INDEMNITY AGREEMENT, OR BOTH, BETWEEN THE MOTOR CARRIER OPERATOR AND THE TENDERER OR OWNER OF A VEHICLE, CONTRARY TO ANY PROVISION OF THIS SECTION IS VOID.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended

H. 3908 -- Reps. Kelley, Edge and Keegan: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 40-56-10, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE STATE BOARD OF PYROTECHNIC SAFETY, SO AS TO REVISE THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE BOARD AND PROVIDE THAT THE BOARD SHALL OPERATE UNDER THE DIVISION OF FIRE AND LIFE SAFETY OF THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING AND REGULATION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3909 -- Reps. Witherspoon, Barfield, Edge, Hayes, Keegan, Kelley and Miller: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 11, TITLE 50, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PROTECTION OF GAME BY ADDING SECTION 50-11-316 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IN GAME ZONE 7 HUNTERS MUST WEAR A HAT, SHIRT, COAT, OR VEST OF SOLID VISIBLE INTERNATIONAL ORANGE DURING GUN AND MUZZLELOADER HUNTING SEASONS FOR DEER, AND TO PROVIDE EXCEPTIONS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3910 -- Rep. Harvin: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE PROFOUND SORROW OF THE MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA GENERAL ASSEMBLY UPON THE DEATH OF THE HONORABLE SAMUEL BOYLSTON AND TO EXTEND THEIR DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO HIS FAMILY AND MANY FRIENDS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3911 -- Rep. Harvin: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE PROFOUND SORROW OF THE MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA GENERAL ASSEMBLY UPON THE DEATH OF MRS. BERNESS MANN MCFADDIN OF SARDINIA, AND TO EXTEND DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO HER FAMILY AND FRIENDS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3912 -- Rep. Harvin: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE PROFOUND SORROW OF THE MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA GENERAL ASSEMBLY UPON THE DEATH OF MRS. JANE WYCHE CRAFT OF MANNING, AND EXTEND DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO HER FAMILY AND FRIENDS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3913 -- Reps. Rodgers, Whipper, Allison, Barrett, Bowers, Campsen, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Freeman, Gilham, Haskins, Hinson, Hosey, Martin, Miller, Owens, Parks, Rhoad, Stuart, Walker, Whatley, White and Witherspoon: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 16-3-655, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO CRIMINAL SEXUAL CONDUCT WITH MINORS, SO AS TO CHANGE THE MAXIMUM AGE OF A VICTIM OF CRIMINAL SEXUAL CONDUCT IN THE SECOND DEGREE FROM A PERSON FOURTEEN YEARS OF AGE OR LESS TO A PERSON WHO HAS NOT ATTAINED THE AGE OF SIXTEEN.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3914 -- Rep. Cobb-Hunter: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 8-11-665 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT AN ABSENCE FROM WORK BY A STATE EMPLOYEE SOLELY DUE TO A WORKPLACE CLOSING OR STAFFING REDUCTION ORDERED BY THE GOVERNOR IN THE DECLARATION OF A STATE OF EMERGENCY IS NOT CONSIDERED AN ABSENCE FOR PURPOSES OF ANNUAL OR OTHER CATEGORIES OF LEAVE ALLOWED STATE EMPLOYEES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3915 -- Reps. J. Young, Barrett, Coates, Harrison, McLeod, Rivers, Sandifer and J.E. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-3-1750, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES AUTHORIZED FOR MEMBERS OF THE UNITED STATES MILITARY RESERVE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT ONE PLATE MAY BE ISSUED TO AN ACTIVE RESERVIST FOR EACH PRIVATE PASSENGER MOTOR VEHICLE REGISTERED IN HIS NAME IN THIS STATE PROVIDED THE TOTAL NUMBER OF RESERVIST PLATES ISSUED TO ONE PERSON SHALL NOT EXCEED THREE; TO AMEND SECTION 56-3-1760, RELATING TO THE DESIGN OF RESERVIST PLATES, SO AS TO REQUIRE THAT THE PLATE MUST BEAR THE INSIGNIA AND NAME OF THE BRANCH OF SERVICE OF WHICH THE RESERVIST IS A MEMBER; TO AMEND SECTION 56-3-1815, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES FOR RETIRED MEMBERS OF THE NATIONAL GUARD AND MEMBERS OF THE STATE GUARD, SO AS TO DELETE THE REQUIREMENT THAT CURRENT STOCKS OF CERTAIN PLATES BE EXHAUSTED BEFORE THE SPECIAL PLATES MAY BE ISSUED; TO AMEND SECTION 56-3-1820, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE DESIGN OF SPECIAL PLATES FOR THE NATIONAL GUARD, SO AS TO DELETE THE REQUIREMENT THAT CURRENT STOCKS OF CERTAIN PLATES BE EXHAUSTED BEFORE THE SPECIAL PLATES MAY BE ISSUED; TO AMEND SECTION 56-3-4310, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES FOR RETIRED MEMBERS OF THE ARMED FORCES OF THE UNITED STATES, SO AS TO MAKE TECHNICAL CHANGES IN THE LANGUAGE OF THE SECTION; AND TO AMEND SECTION 56-3-4320, RELATING TO THE DESIGN OF RETIRED MILITARY PLATES, SO AS TO REQUIRE THAT THE PLATE MUST BEAR THE INSIGNIA AND NAME OF THE BRANCH OF SERVICE FROM WHICH THE MEMBER IS RETIRED.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3916 -- Reps. Klauber, Robinson and Talley: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 59-32-60, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO COMPLIANCE WITH THE STATE'S COMPREHENSIVE HEALTH EDUCATION PROGRAM, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE ATTORNEY GENERAL MAY ENFORCE COMPLIANCE WITH THE PROVISIONS CONTAINED IN THE PROGRAM.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3917 -- Reps. Harrell, Keegan and Limehouse: A BILL TO AMEND ACT 1377 OF 1968, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE AUTHORIZATION OF STATE CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT BONDS, SO AS TO SUBSTITUTE REVISED PROJECTS FOR PROJECTS PREVIOUSLY AUTHORIZED FOR THE TECHNICAL COLLEGE OF THE LOW COUNTRY AND AIKEN TECHNICAL COLLEGE WITHOUT CHANGING THE ORIGINAL AUTHORIZATION AMOUNTS.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Other proceedings
Ratified

H. 3918 -- Rep. Rutherford: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 16-3-65, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO CRIMINAL SEXUAL CONDUCT WITH A MINOR, SO AS TO REVISE THE AGE OF A VICTIM OF CRIMINAL SEXUAL CONDUCT IN THE SECOND DEGREE, AND TO REVISE THE AGE OF AN ACTOR WHO COMMITS CRIMINAL SEXUAL CONDUCT IN THE SECOND DEGREE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3919 -- Reps. Robinson and Rice: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 16-17-510, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO UNLAWFULLY ENTICING AN ENROLLED CHILD FROM ATTENDING SCHOOL, SO AS TO PROVIDE WITH CERTAIN EXCEPTIONS THAT THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION DO NOT APPLY TO A STUDENT IN SCHOOL WHO ENTICES ANOTHER STUDENT NOT TO ATTEND SCHOOL WHICH MATTERS SHALL BE HANDLED ADMINISTRATIVELY BY APPROPRIATE SCHOOL OFFICIALS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3920 -- Reps. Perry: 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 90 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY SHALL ISSUE SERTOMA INTERNATIONAL SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE DISTRIBUTION OF FEES COLLECTED FOR THIS SPECIAL LICENSE PLATE.
Introduced and Committed
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recalled
Other proceedings

H. 3921 -- Reps. Perry, Whatley, Knotts, Coates and D.C. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-1140, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE STATE INCOME TAX DEDUCTION ALLOWED VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTER AND RESCUE SQUAD MEMBERS, SO AS TO EXTEND THE DEDUCTION TO A VOLUNTEER MEMBER OF A HAZARDOUS MATERIALS (HAZMAT) RESPONSE TEAM AND TO DELETE OBSOLETE PROVISIONS, AND TO AMEND SECTION 23-9- 190, RELATING TO THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A PERFORMANCE-BASED POINT SYSTEM TO DETERMINE ELIGIBILITY FOR THE STATE INCOME TAX DEDUCTION ALLOWED VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTERS AND RESCUE SQUAD WORKERS, SO AS TO EXTEND THIS POINT SYSTEM TO VOLUNTEER HAZMAT TEAM MEMBERS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3922 -- Rep. Thompson: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION HONORING THE MEMORY OF ARTHUR E. HOLMAN, JR., ONE OF ANDERSON COUNTY'S ABLEST AND MOST DISTINGUISHED LEADERS AND OFFERING THE SINCERE CONDOLENCES OF THE MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA TO HIS WONDERFUL FAMILY AND COUNTLESS FRIENDS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3923 -- Reps. Robinson, Rice, Trotter and Webb: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE CLYDE E. CHAPMAN AND BETTY B. CHAPMAN OF EASLEY UPON CELEBRATING THEIR FIFTIETH WEDDING ANNIVERSARY AND TO EXTEND THEM MANY MORE YEARS OF LOVE AND HAPPINESS TOGETHER.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3924 -- Reps. Battle and Hayes: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND JAROD GERALD OF MULLINS HIGH SCHOOL FOR AN OUTSTANDING BASKETBALL SEASON THAT ENDED WITH HIS BEING NAMED THE CLASS AA MR. BASKETBALL, THE AWARD GIVEN TO THE TOP SENIOR BASKETBALL PLAYER IN EACH SOUTH CAROLINA HIGH SCHOOL CLASSIFICATION.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3925 -- Rep. Kelley: A BILL TO PROVIDE THAT THE PALMETTO ACHIEVEMENT CHALLENGE TEST (PACT) SHALL BE ADMINISTERED ANNUALLY IN THE HORRY COUNTY SCHOOL SYSTEM ON THE DAY FOLLOWING COMPLETION OF THE DISTRICT'S ONE HUNDRED SIXTIETH DAY OF STUDENT INSTRUCTION WITH THE MAKE-UP TEST TO BE TWO WEEKS LATER.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Other proceedings

H. 3926 -- Rep. Kelley: A BILL TO AMEND TITLE 59, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO EDUCATION, BY ADDING SECTION 59-18-345 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE PALMETTO ACHIEVEMENT CHALLENGE TEST (PACT) SHALL BE ADMINISTERED ON A SCHOOL DISTRICT BY SCHOOL DISTRICT BASIS WITH THE DATE OF THE ANNUAL TEST ADMINISTERED IN ANY SCHOOL DISTRICT TO BE ON THE DAY FOLLOWING COMPLETION OF THE DISTRICT'S ONE HUNDRED SIXTIETH DAY OF STUDENT INSTRUCTION WITH THE MAKE-UP TEST TO BE TWO WEEKS LATER.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3927 -- Rep. Bingham: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE FOUR DISTINGUISHED CHARTER MEMBERS, JACK CALLISON, MACK EUBANKS, WILSON HOWARD, AND FRANK SMITH OF THE CAYCE-WEST COLUMBIA LIONS CLUB UPON RECEIVING SPECIAL RECOGNITION FROM THE CLUB FOR THEIR FAITHFUL SERVICE AS CHARTER MEMBERS FOR ALMOST HALF A CENTURY AND TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND THE CAYCE-WEST COLUMBIA LIONS CLUB FOR ITS OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTIONS TO ITS COMMUNITY AND STATE AS IT NEARS THE CELEBRATION OF ITS FIFTIETH ANNIVERSARY IN AUGUST 2002.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3928 -- Rep. Sandifer: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND MRS. ADELAIDE V. CARPENTER OF RAVENEL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL FOR HER COMMITMENT TO SPREADING THE IMPORTANCE OF PHYSICAL EDUCATION AND TO CONGRATULATE HER ON BEING THE RECIPIENT OF THE 2001 NATIONAL JUMP ROPE FOR HEART OUTSTANDING COORDINATOR AWARD.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3929 -- Reps. J.R. Smith, Clyburn, Perry, Sharpe and D.C. Smith: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO NAME THAT PORTION OF HIGHWAY 421 IN AIKEN COUNTY BETWEEN LEE DRIVE AND DIXIE CLAY ROAD AS THE KOREAN WAR VETERANS MEMORIAL HIGHWAY IN ORDER TO HONOR SOUTH CAROLINA'S KOREAN WAR VETERANS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Adopted

H. 3930 -- Reps. Carnell, Rhoad, Robinson, Limehouse, Stuart, Martin, Weeks, Whatley, Allen, Allison, Altman, Askins, Bales, Barfield, Barrett, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Campsen, Cato, Chellis, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Easterday, Edge, Emory, Fleming, Freeman, Frye, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Hamilton, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jennings, Keegan, Kelley, Kennedy, Kirsh, Klauber, Knotts, Koon, Law, Leach, Lee, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Meacham-Richardson, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Quinn, Rice, Riser, Rivers, Rodgers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sharpe, Sheheen, Simrill, Sinclair, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Snow, Stille, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Vaughn, Walker, Webb, Whipper, White, Wilder, Wilkins, Witherspoon, A. Young and J. Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND THE SOUTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (SCDOT), THE TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION, AND EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, ELIZABETH S. MABRY, FOR TAKING ACTION TO MEET THE TRANSPORTATION NEEDS OF THE STATE, AND FOR BEING NATIONALLY RECOGNIZED FOR EFFICIENCY AND PRODUCTIVITY DESPITE BEING THE LOWEST FUNDED HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT IN THE NATION.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3931 -- Rep. Townsend: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-4030, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE MAXIMUM ALLOWABLE WIDTH OF A VEHICLE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT APPURTENANCES ON CERTAIN VEHICLES MAY EXCEED THE MAXIMUM WIDTH REQUIREMENT AS LONG AS THEY REMAIN INSIDE THE EXTERIOR REAR VIEW MIRRORS OF THE VEHICLE, OR ITS TOW VEHICLE; AND TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-4070, RELATING TO LIMITATIONS PLACED ON THE LENGTH OF COMBINATION VEHICLES, SO AS TO INCREASE THE MAXIMUM LENGTH OF CERTAIN VEHICLES THAT TRAVEL ALONG THE STATE'S HIGHWAYS FROM FORTY FEET TO FORTY-FIVE FEET.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3932 -- Reps. Law, Hinson, Merrill and Dantzler: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 58-3-240 SO AS TO EXEMPT FROM THE PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION'S REGULATIONS THOSE UTILITY SERVICES PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTERS 5 AND 7 OF TITLE 58, EXCEPT FOR THE PROVISION OF GAS SERVICE, PROVIDED TO AN INDUSTRIAL USER WHEN THE USER AND PROVIDER HAVE AGREED TO A WRITTEN CONTRACT FOR THE SERVICES, THE USER IS LOCATED IN A PRIVATELY OWNED INDUSTRIAL PARK, AND WHERE JURISDICTIONAL UTILITIES HAVE AGREED IN WRITING TO WAIVE THEIR RIGHT TO NOTICE AND OPPORTUNITY FOR A HEARING ON THE CONTRACT, AND REQUIRE THE PROVIDER OF UTILITY SERVICES TO FILE THE WRITTEN AGREEMENT WITH THE COMMISSION.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Other proceedings
Ratified

H. 3933 -- Reps. Townsend, Knotts, Whatley, Delleney, Fleming, J. Hines, Martin, Meacham-Richardson, Ott, Rice, Riser, Stille, Stuart, Wilkins, A. Young and Cotty: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-50, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF A BEGINNER'S PERMIT, SO AS TO REVISE THE PERIOD A PERSON WHO HOLDS A BEGINNER'S PERMIT MAY OPERATE A VEHICLE DURING A DAY AND BEFORE HE IS ELIGIBLE FOR FULL LICENSURE, TO REVISE WHO MUST ACCOMPANY THE PERMITTEE WHILE HE IS DRIVING, TO MAKE CERTAIN TECHNICAL CHANGES, AND TO DELETE THE PROVISION THAT DEFINES "DAYLIGHT HOURS "; TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-175, RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF A PROVISIONAL DRIVER'S LICENSE, SO AS TO REVISE THE PERIOD A PERSON MUST HOLD A BEGINNER'S PERMIT BEFORE HE MAY BE ISSUED A PROVISIONAL DRIVER'S LICENSE, TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON MUST COMPLETE AT LEAST FORTY HOURS OF DRIVING PRACTICE BEFORE HE MAY BE ISSUED A PROVISIONAL DRIVER'S LICENSE, AND TO RESTRICT THE NUMBER OF PERSONS UNDER TWENTY-ONE A PROVISIONAL DRIVER'S LICENSE HOLDER MAY TRANSPORT; TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-176, RELATING TO THE CONDITIONS A PERSON MUST MEET BEFORE HE IS ISSUED A PROVISIONAL DRIVER'S LICENSE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THESE CONDITIONS ALSO MUST BE MET BEFORE A PERSON IS ISSUED A SPECIAL RESTRICTED DRIVER'S LICENSE; AND TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-180, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF A SPECIAL RESTRICTED DRIVER'S LICENSE, SO AS TO REVISE THE PERIOD A PERSON MUST HOLD A BEGINNER'S PERMIT BEFORE HE MAY OBTAIN A SPECIAL RESTRICTED DRIVER'S LICENSE, TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON MUST PASS A DRIVER'S EDUCATION COURSE, COMPLETE AT LEAST THIRTY HOURS OF DRIVING PRACTICE, AND SATISFY CERTAIN SCHOOL ATTENDANCE REQUIREMENTS BEFORE HE MAY OBTAIN A SPECIAL RESTRICTED DRIVER'S LICENSE, TO RESTRICT THE NUMBER OF PERSONS LESS THAN TWENTY-ONE WHO MAY BE TRANSPORTED BY A SPECIAL RESTRICTED DRIVER'S LICENSE HOLDER, TO DEFINE "DRIVER'S TRAINING COURSE ", TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY MUST ACCEPT A CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION FROM A STUDENT WHO HAS PASSED A QUALIFIED DRIVER'S TRAINING COURSE WHILE ATTENDING AN OUT-OF-STATE HIGH SCHOOL, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT MUST ESTABLISH PROCEDURES FOR APPROVING QUALIFIED DRIVER'S TRAINING COURSES FOR OUT-OF-STATE STUDENTS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Amended
Proposed Amendment
Objection
Request for Debate
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H. 3934 -- Reps. Klauber, Quinn and White: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 48, TITLE 44, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE SEXUALLY VIOLENT PREDATOR ACT BY ADDING SECTION 44-48-180 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE TIME DEADLINES ESTABLISHED IN THIS ACT ARE NOT JURISDICTIONAL AND TO PROVIDE A CASE OR PETITION BROUGHT PURSUANT TO THIS CHAPTER MAY NOT BE DISMISSED FOR FAILURE TO MEET A PARTICULAR TIME DEADLINE; AND TO AMEND SECTIONS 44- 48-40, 44-48-50, 44-48-70, 44-48-80, 44-48-90, AND 44-48-150, ALL RELATING TO THE PROCEDURES OF THE SEXUALLY VIOLENT PREDATOR ACT, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR EXPANDED TIME FRAMES, REVIEW OF A PERSON'S RECORDS BY A MENTAL HEALTH PROFESSIONAL, DISCOVERY LIMITATIONS, AND VENUE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3935 -- Rep. Lucas: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 50-11-10, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO ADOPTION OF THE FEDERAL MIGRATORY BIRD TREATY ACT AND REGULATIONS, CONCERNING HUNTING MIGRATORY BIRDS AND WATERFOWL, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE LEGAL SHOOTING HOURS ON DAYS THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES DESIGNATES AS LESS THAN A FULL DAY FOR HUNTING DOVES IS FROM ONE-HALF HOUR BEFORE SUNRISE UNTIL TWELVE-THIRTY P.M.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3936 -- Reps. Lourie, Cotty, Howard and Scott: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE BEST WISHES AND HARDIEST 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 ADVISOR AND SPONSOR, MS. LYNN WASHINGTON, ON CAPTURING THEIR TWELFTH STRAIGHT INTERNATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP AT THE NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL MODEL UNITED NATIONS CONFERENCE HELD ANNUALLY IN NEW YORK CITY.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3937 -- Reps. Sinclair, Allison, Bales, Battle, Littlejohn, Lourie, Miller, J.M. Neal, Owens, Rivers, Sandifer, J.E. Smith, W.D. Smith, Stille, Walker, Weeks, Wilder and Talley: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THE UNITED STATES POSTAL SERVICE TO CREATE A REIDVILLE MAILING ADDRESS FOR THOSE RESIDENTS LIVING IN AND NEAR THE TOWN OF REIDVILLE IN SPARTANBURG COUNTY.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3938 -- Reps. Knotts, Whatley, Koon, Bingham, J.E. Smith, Whipper, Bales, Cotty, Dantzler, Gourdine, Harvin, Leach, Littlejohn, McCraw, Moody-Lawrence, Rhoad, Rivers, Rutherford, Taylor and Vaughn: A BILL TO AMEND SECTIONS 14-7-1610, 14-7-1615, AND 14-7-1630, ALL AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE STATE GRAND JURY SYSTEM, SO AS TO REVISE ITS JURISDICTION TO INCLUDE ENVIRONMENTAL OFFENSES.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3939 -- Reps. Sinclair, Allison, Emory, Freeman, Govan, Hosey, Klauber, Lee, Littlejohn, Lloyd, D.C. Smith, J.E. Smith, W.D. Smith, Snow, Talley, Walker, Weeks and Whatley: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 31-18-60, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO NOTIFICATION OF SHOOTING RANGE NOISE AREAS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE GOVERNING BODY OF EACH COUNTY MAY BY ORDINANCE EXEMPT ALL OR ANY PART OF AN AREA WITHIN A RADIUS OF ONE MILE FROM A SHOOTING RANGE FROM THE "SHOOTING RANGE-NOISE AREA " SIGN REQUIREMENTS OF THIS SECTION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3940 -- Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING AND REGULATION, BOARD OF NURSING, RELATING TO STANDARDS FOR AUTHORIZED PRESCRIPTIONS BY THE NURSE PRACTITIONER WITH PRESCRIPTIVE AUTHORITY, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 2577, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings

H. 3941 -- Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING AND REGULATION, BOARD OF MEDICAL EXAMINERS, RELATING TO PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS (REPEAL), DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 2605, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings

H. 3942 -- Rep. Altman: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO CREATE A COMMITTEE TO STUDY THE LAWS RELATING TO JUNIOR RESERVE OFFICER TRAINING CORPS PROGRAMS SPONSORED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE OR BRANCHES OF THE ARMED FORCES OF THE UNITED STATES AND THE FEASIBILITY OF ESTABLISHING A JUNIOR RESERVE OFFICER TRAINING CORPS PROGRAM IN EACH HIGH SCHOOL IN SOUTH CAROLINA.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3943 -- Rep. Harrison: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING CHAPTER 50 TO TITLE 15 SO AS TO ENACT THE "STRUCTURED SETTLEMENT PROTECTION ACT ", WHICH PROVIDES PROCEDURES TO REGULATE THE TRANSFER OF STRUCTURED SETTLEMENTS, INCLUDING PROVISIONS REQUIRING COURT OR ADMINISTRATIVE AUTHORITY APPROVAL IN ADVANCE FOR THE TRANSFER OF STRUCTURED SETTLEMENT PAYMENT RIGHTS, AND ESTABLISHING DISCLOSURE REQUIREMENTS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3944 -- Rep. Harrison: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 44-17-410, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO EMERGENCY MENTAL HEALTH ADMISSION PROCEDURES, SO AS TO ALLOW A PERSON ADMITTED ON AN EMERGENCY BASIS TO BE DISCHARGED, IF BEFORE THE HEARING A DESIGNATED EXAMINER DETERMINES THAT THE PERSON NO LONGER REQUIRES INVOLUNTARY TREATMENT; TO AMEND SECTION 44-17-430, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PROCEDURES FOR TAKING A PERSON INTO CUSTODY FOR TWENTY- FOUR HOURS WHEN THEY ARE ALLEGED TO BE LIKELY TO CAUSE SERIOUS HARM AND A PHYSICIAN IS NOT AVAILABLE TO EXAMINE THE PERSON BEFORE HE'S TAKEN INTO CUSTODY, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IF A PERSON IS NOT TAKEN INTO CUSTODY WITHIN SEVENTY-TWO HOURS OF THE ISSUANCE OF THE PROBATE COURT ORDER AUTHORIZING TAKING THE PERSON INTO CUSTODY, THE ORDER EXPIRES; TO ADD SECTION 44-17-435 SO AS TO AUTHORIZE AND PROVIDE PROCEDURES FOR A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER TO TAKE A PERSON TO A MENTAL HEALTH FACILITY IF THE PERSON POSES A LIKELIHOOD OF CAUSING SERIOUS HARM TO HIMSELF OR OTHERS; TO AMEND SECTION 44-17-580, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO MENTAL HEALTH TREATMENT OF A PERSON FOUND TO BE MENTALLY ILL AND IN NEED OF INVOLUNTARY TREATMENT, SO AS TO PROVIDE PROCEDURES AUTHORIZING THE COURT TO REQUIRE A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER TO TAKE A PERSON INTO PROTECTIVE CUSTODY IF THE PERSON WAS ORDERED TO OUTPATIENT TREATMENT AND DID NOT ATTEND; TO AMEND SECTION 44-17-900, RELATING TO IMMUNITY FROM LIABILITY FOR A SUPERINTENDENT OF A MENTAL HEALTH FACILITY WHO LEGALLY PARTICIPATED IN THE RELEASE OR DISCHARGE OF A PATIENT FROM A MENTAL HEALTH FACILITY, SO AS TO EXTEND THE IMMUNITY TO DIRECTORS OF FACILITIES, PHYSICIANS, HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS, EXAMINERS, INTERESTED PERSONS, AND LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS; TO AMEND SECTION 44-22-150, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE REQUIREMENT THAT A PERSON IN A MENTAL HEALTH FACILITY OR A DRUG ABUSE FACILITY MAY NOT BE SUBJECTED TO RESTRAINT, SECLUSION, OR PHYSICAL COERCION UNLESS AUTHORIZED IN WRITING BY A PHYSICIAN, SO AS TO EXTEND THE AUTHORITY TO ORDER SUCH TREATMENT TO A LICENSED INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR; TO AMEND SECTION 44-52-50, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PROCEDURES FOR EMERGENCY ADMISSION FOR PERSONS WHO ARE CHEMICALLY DEPENDENT AND IN NEED OF TREATMENT, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IF A PERSON IS NOT TAKEN INTO CUSTODY WITHIN SEVENTY-TWO HOURS OF THE ISSUANCE OF THE PROBATE COURT ORDER AUTHORIZING TAKING THE PERSON INTO CUSTODY, THE ORDER EXPIRES; TO ADD SECTION 44-52-55 SO AS TO AUTHORIZE AND PROVIDE PROCEDURES FOR A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER TO TAKE A PERSON INTO CUSTODY IF THE OFFICER REASONABLY BELIEVES THE PERSON IS SUFFERING FROM CHEMICAL DEPENDENCY AND POSES A RISK OF HARM TO HIMSELF OR OTHERS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3945 -- Rep. Hayes: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO RENAME "SCOTT ROAD " IN THE TOWN OF LAKE VIEW IN DILLON COUNTY "STEPHEN DAVID SCOTT ROAD " TO HONOR MR. STEPHEN DAVID SCOTT, A DISTINGUISHED DILLON COUNTY EDUCATOR, AND TO INSTALL APPROPRIATE MARKERS OR SIGNS ALONG THE ROAD CONTAINING THE WORDS "STEPHEN DAVID SCOTT ROAD ".
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3946 -- Reps. Cooper, Townsend, White, Thompson, Martin and Stille: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 36 OF TITLE 33, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 8 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE MEMBERSHIP OF A NONPROFIT CORPORATION ORGANIZED UNDER THE PROVISIONS OF CHAPTER 36 MAY ELECT FOR THE CORPORATION TO BECOME A PUBLIC BODY POLITIC AND CORPORATE.
Introduced and Committed
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Senate Amendments Amended
Senate Amendments Amended
Recommitted
Recalled
Debate Adjourned
Point of Order
Reconsidered
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Conference Committee
Report of Conference Committee
Report of Conference Committee
Adopted
Adopted
Message to Senate
Message to Senate
Message to Senate
Message from Senate
Message from Senate
Message from Senate
Ratified

H. 3947 -- Reps. Campsen, Loftis, Cotty, Limehouse, Lourie, Altman, Cato, Chellis, Easterday, Hamilton, Harrell, Leach, Lucas, Ott, Rice, Robinson, Scarborough, D.C. Smith, Stille and Tripp: A BILL TO AMEND TITLE 59, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO EDUCATION, BY ADDING CHAPTER 2 SO AS TO CREATE THE SOUTH CAROLINA COLLEGE INVESTMENT ACCOUNT (SCCIA) PROGRAM TO ESTABLISH A COLLEGE INVESTMENT PLAN FOR QUALIFIED HIGHER EDUCATIONAL EXPENSES; TO PROVIDE THAT THE OFFICE OF STATE TREASURER SHALL MANAGE THE SCCIA PROGRAM, TO PROVIDE FOR THE MANNER IN WHICH THE PROGRAM SHALL OPERATE; TO PROVIDE FOR AND DEFINE SAVINGS TRUST AGREEMENTS; AND PROVIDE FOR RELATED MATTERS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3948 -- Reps. Campsen, Loftis, Cotty, Tripp, Limehouse, Lourie, Altman, Cato, Chellis, Easterday, Hamilton, Harrell, Leach, Lucas, Ott, Rice, Robinson, Scarborough, D.C. Smith, Stille, Townsend and McLeod: A BILL TO AMEND TITLE 59, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO EDUCATION, BY ADDING CHAPTER 2 SO AS TO CREATE THE SOUTH CAROLINA COLLEGE INVESTMENT ACCOUNT (SCCIA) PROGRAM TO ESTABLISH A COLLEGE INVESTMENT PLAN FOR QUALIFIED HIGHER EDUCATIONAL EXPENSES; TO PROVIDE THAT THE OFFICE OF STATE TREASURER SHALL MANAGE THE SCCIA PROGRAM, TO PROVIDE FOR THE MANNER IN WHICH THE PROGRAM SHALL OPERATE; TO PROVIDE FOR AND DEFINE SAVINGS TRUST AGREEMENTS; TO PROVIDE THAT CONTRIBUTIONS TO A SAVINGS TRUST AGREEMENT ARE DEDUCTIBLE FROM SOUTH CAROLINA INCOME SUBJECT TO TAX UP TO SPECIFIED LIMITS; AND PROVIDE FOR RELATED MATTERS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Other proceedings

H. 3949 -- Reps. McGee and Coates: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 30-4-30, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE RIGHT TO INSPECT OR COPY PUBLIC RECORDS UNDER THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT REQUESTS MUST BE ANSWERED WITHIN THREE DAYS OF RECEIPT RATHER THAN FIFTEEN DAYS, TO PROVIDE THAT THE FAILURE TO RESPOND BARS THE ASSERTION OF ANY CLAIM OF EXEMPTION FROM DISCLOSURE, AND TO PROVIDE FOR FURTHER CONDITIONS, REQUIREMENTS, PROCEDURES, AND REMEDIES IN REGARD TO PROVIDING COPIES OF THESE RECORDS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3950 -- Reps. Kelley, Edge, Lourie, Ott, Sandifer, Sinclair, Snow, Walker and Witherspoon: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 16-23-750, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE FELONY OFFENSE OF MAKING A BOMB THREAT, SO AS TO PROVIDE A DRIVER'S LICENSE SUSPENSION OF TWO YEARS FOR A PERSON UNDER THE AGE OF TWENTY- ONE YEARS CONVICTED OF OR ADJUDICATED DELINQUENT OF THIS OFFENSE IF THE THREAT WAS MADE AGAINST A SCHOOL OR SCHOOL-SPONSORED EVENT.
Report of Committee

H. 3951 -- Reps. McGee and Coates: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 4-11-10, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE COMMENCEMENT OF TERMS OF OFFICE OF COUNTY OFFICERS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THE TERM OF A COUNTY TREASURER APPOINTED TO FILL THE VACANCY IN AN UNEXPIRED TERM IS SET PURSUANT TO SECTION 12-45-20; AND TO AMEND SECTION 12-45-20, RELATING TO THE TERM OF OFFICE OF THE COUNTY TREASURER AND A FAILURE TO COMPLETE THE TERM OF OFFICE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THE SUCCESSOR'S APPOINTMENT LASTS ONLY UNTIL A CANDIDATE FOR TREASURER IS ELECTED IN A GENERAL ELECTION, TAKES THE OATH OF OFFICE, AND RECEIVES A BOND AND COMMISSION, AND TO PROVIDE FURTHER THAT AT THIS TIME THE SUCCESSOR'S APPOINTMENT ENDS AND THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE IN THE GENERAL ELECTION ASSUMES THE OFFICE OF COUNTY TREASURER.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3952 -- Rep. Webb: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND PRINCIPAL SUE RICKMAN OF SIX MILE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL FOR HER EFFORTS TO ENCOURAGE HER STUDENTS TO PARTICIPATE IN THE JUMP ROPE FOR HEART PROGRAM AND TO PROCLAIM HER THE JELL-O QUEEN OF PICKENS COUNTY.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3953 -- Reps. Klauber, Quinn, Campsen and Taylor: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 16-15-342 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE CRIME OF CRIMINAL SOLICITATION OF A MINOR, AND TO PROVIDE A PENALTY FOR A VIOLATION OF THIS PROVISION; BY ADDING SECTION 23-3-70 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE STATE LAW ENFORCEMENT DIVISION UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES MAY ISSUE A SUBPOENA TO OBTAIN SPECIFIED INFORMATION FROM A PROVIDER OF ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATION SERVICES OR REMOTE COMPUTING SERVICES; TO AMEND SECTION 16-15-445, RELATING TO THE SEIZURE AND FORFEITURE OF EQUIPMENT USED IN COMMITTING CERTAIN CRIMES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THIS PROVISION APPLIES TO THE CRIME OF THIRD DEGREE SEXUAL EXPLOITATION OF A MINOR; TO AMEND SECTION 16-15-375, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS RELATING TO CERTAIN CRIMES AGAINST MORALITY AND DECENCY, SO AS TO REVISE THE DEFINITION OF "SEXUAL ACTIVITY "; AND TO AMEND SECTION 16-3-800, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS OF CERTAIN TERMS RELATING TO OFFENSES RELATED TO SEXUAL PERFORMANCE BY CHILDREN, SO AS TO REVISE THE DEFINITIONS OF THE TERMS "SEXUAL PERFORMANCE ", "PERFORMANCE ", AND "PROMOTE ".
Introduced and Committed

H. 3954 -- Reps. Easterday, Tripp, Rice, Robinson, Scarborough, Campsen, Harrell, Loftis, Cato, Limehouse and Leach: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-36-90, 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

H. 3955 -- Reps. Davenport, W.D. Smith, Talley, Allison, Lee, Littlejohn and Sinclair: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND MR. RON SMITH OF SPARTANBURG FOR HIS SUCCESS AS AN OWNER AND OPERATOR OF HIS OWN BUSINESS AND TO CONGRATULATE HIM ON BEING THE RECIPIENT OF THE YEAR 2001 SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION SOUTH CAROLINA ENTREPRENEURIAL EXCELLENCE AWARD, PRESENTED BY THE UNITED STATES SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3956 -- Reps. Wilkins, W.D. Smith, J. Brown, Cato, Harrell, Harrison, Sharpe 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 CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, WHEN THE RESPECTIVE HOUSES OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY ADJOURN ON THURSDAY, JUNE 7, 2001, EACH HOUSE SHALL STAND ADJOURNED TO MEET AT 11:00 A.M. ON TUESDAY, JUNE 19, 2001, AND TO CONTINUE IF NECESSARY UNTIL THURSDAY, JUNE 21, 2001, NOT LATER THAN 5:00 P.M. FOR THE CONSIDERATION OF SPECIFIED MATTERS; TO PROVIDE THAT WHEN THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY ADJOURNS NOT LATER THAN THURSDAY, JUNE 21, 2001, EACH HOUSE SHALL STAND ADJOURNED TO MEET AT 11:00 A.M. ON MONDAY, AUGUST 13, 2001, AND TO CONTINUE IF NECESSARY UNTIL FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 2001, NOT LATER THAN 5:00 P.M. FOR THE CONSIDERATION OF SPECIFIED MATTERS; TO PROVIDE THAT WHEN THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY ADJOURNS NOT LATER THAN FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 2001, EACH HOUSE SHALL STAND ADJOURNED TO MEET AT 11:00 A.M. ON TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 2001, AND TO CONTINUE IF NECESSARY UNTIL THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2001, NOT LATER THAN 5:00 P.M. FOR THE CONSIDERATION OF SPECIFIED MATTERS; TO PROVIDE THAT WHEN EACH HOUSE ADJOURNS NOT LATER THAN THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2001, AT 5:00 P.M. THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY SHALL STAND IN RECESS; TO PROVIDE FOR THE CONSIDERATION OF LOCAL LEGISLATION WHICH HAS THE UNANIMOUS CONSENT OF THE AFFECTED DELEGATION AND FOR THE RATIFICATION OF ACTS DURING CERTAIN PERIODS BEFORE SINE DIE ADJOURNMENT WHEN THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY IS NOT IN STATEWIDE SESSION; TO PROVIDE THAT BETWEEN JUNE 7, 2001, AND THE DATE OF SINE DIE ADJOURNMENT THE SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES AND THE PRESIDENT PRO TEMPORE OF THE SENATE MAY CALL THEIR RESPECTIVE HOUSES BACK IN SESSION FOR SPECIFIED MATTERS; AND TO PROVIDE THAT AT 5:00 P.M. ON DECEMBER 31, 2001, IF NOT EARLIER ADJOURNED SINE DIE, THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY SHALL STAND ADJOURNED SINE DIE.
Introduced and Adopted
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Proposed Amendment

H. 3957 -- Reps. J.E. Smith and Allison: A BILL TO REPEAL ARTICLE 21, CHAPTER 7, TITLE 20, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE STATE COUNCIL ON MATERNAL, INFANT, AND CHILD HEALTH ACT, THE CREATION OF THE COUNCIL AND PROVIDING FOR ITS POWERS AND DUTIES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3958 -- Reps. Rodgers, Gilham and Rivers: A BILL TO DEVOLVE ALL POWERS, DUTIES, AND RESPONSIBILITIES GRANTED TO THE BEAUFORT COUNTY LEGISLATIVE DELEGATION TO THE BEAUFORT COUNTY GOVERNING BODY, 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
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Other proceedings

H. 3959 -- Reps. Rodgers, Simrill, Gilham, Hosey, Owens, Sinclair, G.M. Smith, Stille, Talley and Weeks: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-2990, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE SUSPENSION OF A PERSON'S DRIVER'S LICENSE, AND THE PERIOD OF SUSPENSION, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON WHO MUST COMPLETE AN ALCOHOL AND DRUG SAFETY ACTION PROGRAM AS A CONDITION OF REINSTATEMENT OF HIS DRIVING PRIVILEGES TO OBTAIN A ROUTE RESTRICTED OR SPECIAL RESTRICTED DRIVER'S LICENSE MAY USE THE ROUTE RESTRICTED OR SPECIAL RESTRICTED DRIVER'S LICENSE TO ATTEND THE ALCOHOL AND DRUG SAFETY ACTION PROGRAM CLASSES IN ADDITION TO THE OTHER PERMITTED USES OF EITHER DRIVER'S LICENSE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3960 -- Reps. Sandifer, Loftis, Simrill, Coates, Wilkins, Cato, Harrison, Knotts, McGee, Bales, Davenport, Allison, Altman, Barrett, Bingham, Campsen, Chellis, Cooper, Dantzler, Edge, Fleming, Frye, Gilham, Hinson, Kelley, Kirsh, Koon, Law, Leach, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Meacham-Richardson, Owens, Quinn, Riser, Rivers, Robinson, Rodgers, Scarborough, Sharpe, Sinclair, D.C. Smith, G.M. Smith, J.R. Smith, Stuart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Trotter, Vaughn, Walker, Webb, White, Witherspoon and J. Young: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 12-6-3435 SO AS TO ALLOW A STATE INCOME TAX CREDIT FOR PREMIUMS PAID BY A SMALL BUSINESS FOR EMPLOYER-PAID EMPLOYEE HEALTH INSURANCE, TO LIMIT THE CREDIT TO FIVE HUNDRED DOLLARS AN EMPLOYEE AND ALLOW THE CREDIT ONLY FOR BUSINESSES EMPLOYING TWENTY OR FEWER PERSONS, TO ALLOW THE CREDIT ONLY IF THE BUSINESSES FORMERLY DID NOT PROVIDE SUCH COVERAGE TO EMPLOYEES, AND TO PHASE THE CREDIT OUT OVER SIX YEARS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3961 -- Reps. Sinclair, Allison, Davenport, Talley, Lee, Littlejohn, W.D. Smith, Vaughn, Walker, Wilder, Allen, Altman, Askins, Bales, Barfield, Barrett, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Campsen, Carnell, Cato, Chellis, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb- Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Delleney, Easterday, Edge, Emory, Fleming, Freeman, Frye, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Hamilton, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jennings, Keegan, Kelley, Kennedy, Kirsh, Klauber, Knotts, Koon, Law, Leach, Limehouse, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Meacham-Richardson, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Riser, Rivers, Robinson, Rodgers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sharpe, Sheheen, Simrill, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, Snow, Stille, Stuart, Taylor, Thompson, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Webb, Weeks, Whatley, Whipper, White, Wilkins, Witherspoon, A. Young and J. Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE PROFOUND SORROW OF THE MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA GENERAL ASSEMBLY UPON THE DEATH OF BENJAMIN REID "BEN " HARRISON OF THE WALNUT GROVE COMMUNITY IN ROEBUCK, SOUTH CAROLINA AND TO EXTEND THEIR HEARTFELT SYMPATHY TO HIS FAMILY AND MANY, MANY FRIENDS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3962 -- Reps. Battle and Wilkins: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION CONGRATULATING MR. MARION G. SWINK OF FLORENCE COUNTY ON BEING SELECTED TO RECEIVE THE FOOD INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION OF SOUTH CAROLINA LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3963 -- Reps. J.H. Neal, Cobb-Hunter, Rutherford, Howard, Allen, Breeland, J. Brown, R. Brown, Clyburn, Gourdine, Govan, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hosey, Kennedy, Lee, Lloyd, Mack, Moody-Lawrence, Parks, Scott, F.N. Smith, Whipper and Weeks: A BILL TO AMEND TITLE 23, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO LAW ENFORCEMENT AND PUBLIC SAFETY, BY ADDING CHAPTER 22 SO AS TO DEFINE MINORITY GROUP, PROVIDE FOR THE COLLECTION AND COMPILATION OF CERTAIN INFORMATION GATHERED BY A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER TO DETERMINE WHETHER TRAFFIC AND PEDESTRIAN STOPS HE MAKES ARE RACE- BASED, TO PROVIDE THAT EACH LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY SHALL ADOPT A POLICY TO DISCOURAGE RACE-BASED TRAFFIC AND PEDESTRIAN STOPS, TO PROVIDE THAT THE GOVERNOR MAY WITHHOLD STATE FUNDS FROM A LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY WHICH FAILS TO COMPLY WITH THE PROVISIONS CONTAINED IN THIS CHAPTER, TO ALLOW A LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY TO USE CERTAIN FEDERAL FUNDS TO EQUIP ITS VEHICLES WITH VIDEO EQUIPMENT TO RECORD TRAFFIC AND PEDESTRIAN STOPS, AND TO ALLOW LOCAL GOVERNMENTS TO ESTABLISH CIVILIAN REVIEW BOARDS OR USE EXISTING REVIEW BOARDS TO INVESTIGATE ALLEGATIONS OF MISCONDUCT BY LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3964 -- Reps. Quinn, Chellis and Loftis: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO DIRECT THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY TO CEASE USING ITS "CLICK IT OR TICKET " CAMPAIGN AS A LAW ENFORCEMENT TOOL WHOSE PRIMARY PURPOSE IS TO DETECT AND ISSUE TICKETS TO SEAT BELT VIOLATORS ON A PRIMARY AS OPPOSED TO A SECONDARY BASIS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3965 -- Rep. W.D. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 8-13-1370, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE USE AND DISTRIBUTION OF UNEXPENDED CONTRIBUTIONS BY A CANDIDATE OR A COMMITTEE AFTER AN ELECTION, SO AS TO DELETE THE AUTHORITY OF A COMMITTEE TO DISTRIBUTE THESE CONTRIBUTIONS TO A POLITICAL PARTY OR ANOTHER COMMITTEE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3966 -- Ways and Means Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD, OFFICE OF HUMAN RESOURCES, RELATING TO STATE HUMAN RESOURCES REGULATIONS, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 2609, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Introduced
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H. 3967 -- Reps. Lourie and J.E. Smith: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO AUTHORIZE THE SOUTH CAROLINA SILVERHAIRED LEGISLATURE TO USE THE CHAMBER OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES ON TUESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 11 THROUGH SEPTEMBER 13, 2001.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3968 -- Reps. J. Brown, Townsend, W.D. Smith, Sandifer, McGee, Robinson, Barrett, Hayes, Simrill, Gourdine, Scott, Cotty, J.E. Smith, Cato, Whipper, Tripp, Coates, Kennedy, Allison, J.H. Neal, Howard, Hosey, Knotts, G.M. Smith, McCraw, Law, Koon, Whatley, Cooper, Bales, Leach, Allen, Altman, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Breeland, R. Brown, Campsen, Chellis, Clyburn, Coleman, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Edge, Emory, Freeman, Frye, Gilham, Govan, Hamilton, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, J. Hines, M. Hines, Huggins, Kelley, Kirsh, Klauber, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Lourie, Mack, Martin, McLeod, Meacham-Richardson, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.M. Neal, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Quinn, Riser, Rivers, Rodgers, Rutherford, Scarborough, Sinclair, F.N. Smith, Snow, Stille, Taylor, Vaughn, Walker, Webb, White, Wilder, Witherspoon and A. Young: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 39, TITLE 44, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE "DIABETES INITIATIVE OF SOUTH CAROLINA ACT ", BY ADDING ARTICLE 2, SO AS TO ENACT THE "DIABETES SCHOOL CARE ACT ", TO REQUIRE THE PRINCIPAL AT EACH PUBLIC SCHOOL TO DESIGNATE THREE EMPLOYEES TO BE DIABETES CARE PROVIDERS, TO ALSO AUTHORIZE AS EMPLOYEES OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL ASSIGNED TO A SCHOOL AND SUBCONTRACTORS TO BE DIABETES CARE PROVIDERS, TO PROVIDE FOR THE TRAINING OF THESE CARE PROVIDERS, TO ESTABLISH THE RESPONSIBILITIES AND THE SCOPE OF AUTHORITY FOR A DIABETES CARE PROVIDER, TO ALLOW A STUDENT WITH DIABETES TO PERFORM GLUCOSE TESTS, ADMINISTER INSULIN, AND TO ATTEND TO THE CARE AND MANAGEMENT OF HIS OR HER DIABETES AND TO POSSESS NECESSARY SUPPLIES AND EQUIPMENT TO CONDUCT THESE FUNCTIONS, TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL TO MAKE INFORMATION AND TRAINING MATERIALS AVAILABLE TO PRIVATE SCHOOLS, AND TO PROVIDE THAT A DIABETES CARE PROVIDER ACTING IN ACCORDANCE WITH THIS ARTICLE IS IMMUNE FROM CIVIL AND CRIMINAL LIABILITY AND IS NOT PRACTICING NURSING AND IS EXEMPT FROM ALL APPLICABLE STATUTORY AND REGULATORY PROVISIONS THAT RESTRICT WHAT ACTIVITIES MAY BE DELEGATED TO A PERSON WHO IS NOT A LICENSED MEDICAL PROFESSIONAL; AND TO DESIGNATE SECTIONS 44-39-10 THROUGH. 44-39-50 AS ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 39, TITLE 44 ENTITLED "DIABETES INITIATIVE OF SOUTH CAROLINA " AND TO RENAME CHAPTER 39, TITLE 44 AS "DIABETES ".
Introduced and Committed
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H. 3969 -- Reps. Carnell, Klauber and Parks: A BILL TO AMEND SECTIONS 6-17-30 AND 6-21-80, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO BORROWING OR ISSUING REFUNDING BONDS AND ADDITIONAL BONDS BY MUNICIPALITIES UNDER THE REVENUE BOND REFINANCING ACT OF 1937 AND THE AUTHORIZATION FOR A MUNICIPALITY TO ISSUE REVENUE BONDS TO FINANCE IMPROVEMENTS TO ITS SYSTEM, AS DEFINED IN SECTION 6-21-40, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE FINANCING OF CAPACITY PAYMENTS UNDER CERTAIN SUPPLY CONTRACTS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3970 -- Rep. Lourie: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO PROCLAIM MAY 23, 2001, AS JUVENILE DIABETES AWARENESS DAY IN THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA AND TO RECOGNIZE THE IMPORTANCE OF JUVENILE DIABETES AWARENESS AND THE EFFORTS TO HELP PREVENT AND CURE THIS DISEASE.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3971 -- Reps. Knotts, Bingham, Frye, Huggins, Koon, Riser, Stuart, Allen, Allison, Altman, Askins, Bales, Barfield, Barrett, Battle, Bowers, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Campsen, Carnell, Cato, Chellis, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Easterday, Edge, Emory, Fleming, Freeman, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Hamilton, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hosey, Howard, Jennings, Keegan, Kelley, Kennedy, Kirsh, Klauber, Law, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Meacham-Richardson, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Rivers, Robinson, Rodgers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sharpe, Sheheen, Simrill, Sinclair, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Snow, Stille, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Vaughn, Walker, Webb, Weeks, Whatley, Whipper, White, Wilder, Wilkins, Witherspoon, A. Young and J. Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION EXPRESSING THE CONGRATULATIONS AND BEST WISHES OF THE MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO MR. GEORGE LEROY, DIRECTOR OF THE LEXINGTON COUNTY VETERANS AFFAIRS OFFICE, ON THE OCCASION OF HIS RETIREMENT.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3972 -- Rep. Thompson: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 59-23-40, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE REQUIREMENT THAT SCHOOL BUILDINGS CONFORM TO BUILDING CODES AND THAT THE STATE SUPERINTENDENT OF EDUCATION APPROVE SCHOOL BUILDING PLANS, SO AS TO DELETE THIS AUTHORITY OF THE SUPERINTENDENT OF EDUCATION AND PROVIDE THAT THE AUTHORITY TO DESIGN AND CONSTRUCT SCHOOL BUILDINGS SHALL REST SOLELY WITH THE APPROPRIATE SCHOOL BOARD OF TRUSTEES; AND TO REPEAL SECTION 59-23-190 RELATING TO THE REQUIREMENT THAT THE SUPERINTENDENT OF EDUCATION INSPECT AND CERTIFY ALL SCHOOL BUILDINGS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3973 -- Rep. Lucas: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND AND CONGRATULATE PAT HEWITT, OF HARTSVILLE HIGH SCHOOL, FOR BEING NAMED NATIONAL PHYSICAL EDUCATION TEACHER OF THE YEAR, AND TO THANK HER FOR HER DEDICATION TO THE DEVELOPMENT OF HARTSVILLE HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS' PHYSICAL EDUCATION.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3974 -- Rep. Cato: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 37-17-10, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO REGULATION OF PERSONS WHO SELL PRESCRIPTION DRUG DISCOUNT CARDS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT SUCH PERSONS MUST REGISTER AND REPORT TO THE DEPARTMENT OF CONSUMER AFFAIRS, RATHER THAN TO THE DEPARTMENT OF INSURANCE; TO AMEND SECTION 38-5-80, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO REQUIREMENTS TO OBTAIN A LICENSE TO CONDUCT INSURANCE BUSINESS IN THIS STATE, SO AS TO CLARIFY WHAT BOOKS AND RECORDS OF AN INSURER MUST BE MAINTAINED IN THIS STATE; TO AMEND SECTION 38-31-20, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS IN THE SOUTH CAROLINA PROPERTY AND CASUALTY INSURANCE GUARANTY ASSOCIATION ACT, SO AS TO INCLUDE NEW DEFINITIONS AND REVISE CERTAIN EXISTING DEFINITIONS; TO AMEND SECTION 38-31-60, RELATING TO THE POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA PROPERTY AND CASUALTY GUARANTY ASSOCIATION, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE ASSOCIATION'S OBLIGATION TO AN INSURED CEASES WHEN TEN MILLION DOLLARS HAS BEEN PAID TO OR ON BEHALF OF THE INSURED AND TO ALLOW FOR ALLOCATION OF PAYMENTS WHEN THERE IS MORE THAN ONE CLAIMANT WITH A COVERED CLAIM; TO AMEND SECTION 38-31-70, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE PLAN OF OPERATION FOR THE ADMINISTRATION OF THE GUARANTY ASSOCIATION, SO AS TO AUTHORIZE REPORTING AND THE DELEGATION OF CERTAIN AUTHORITY TO AN ASSOCIATION SIMILAR TO THE GUARANTY ASSOCIATION; TO AMEND SECTION 38-31-90, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO RIGHTS OF THE GUARANTY ASSOCIATION REGARDING CLAIMANTS PAID AND ASSETS OF INSOLVENT INSURERS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE ASSOCIATION HAS THE RIGHT TO RECOVER THE AMOUNT OF A CLAIM PAID FROM CERTAIN INSUREDS AND AFFILIATES OF AN INSOLVENT INSURER; TO AMEND SECTION 38-31-100, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PROCEDURES REQUIRED TO BE FOLLOWED BY PERSONS ASSERTING CLAIMS AND TO LIMITATIONS ON CLAIMS, SO AS TO REVISE THESE PROVISIONS; TO AMEND SECTION 38-39-90, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO CANCELLATION OF INSURANCE CONTRACTS BY PREMIUM SERVICE COMPANIES AND THE CREDITING OF RETURN PREMIUMS WHICH RESULT IN A SURPLUS, SO AS TO ALLOW A REFUND OF SURPLUS TO AN AGENT OF AN INSURED AND TO PROVIDE THAT NO REFUND IS REQUIRED IF IT AMOUNTS TO LESS THAN FIVE DOLLARS, RATHER THAN THREE DOLLARS; TO AMEND SECTION 38-43-80, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO LICENSE FEES FOR AGENTS OF INSURERS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT FEES MUST BE PAID AS PRESCRIBED BY THE DEPARTMENT, RATHER THAN PAID IN ADVANCE; TO AMEND SECTION 38-55-30, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE AMOUNT OF RISK THAT AN INSURER OR CAPTIVE INSURER MAY EXPOSE ITSELF TO, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THIS SECTION DOES NOT APPLY TO CAPTIVE INSURERS; TO AMEND SECTION 38-71- 1370, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE APPLICATION OF GROUP ACCIDENT AND HEALTH INSURANCE PROVISIONS TO SMALL EMPLOYER INSURERS, SO AS TO EXCLUDE COVERAGE TO LATE ENROLLEES FOR A PERIOD OF TIME; TO AMEND SECTION 38-71-1980, RELATING TO EXPEDITED EXTERNAL REVIEWS, SO AS TO CHANGE AN INTERNAL CROSS REFERENCE; TO AMEND SECTION 38-87-40, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO REQUIREMENTS FOR OUT-OF-STATE CHARTERED RISK RETENTION GROUPS TO DO BUSINESS IN SOUTH CAROLINA, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT SUCH GROUP IS SUBJECT TO TAXATION AS AN ADMITTED INSURER WOULD BE, RATHER THAN AS A FOREIGN ADMITTED INSURER WOULD BE; TO AMEND SECTION 38- 90-60, RELATING TO INCORPORATION OPTIONS AND REQUIREMENTS FOR CAPTIVE INSURANCE COMPANIES, SO AS TO CHANGE A CROSS REFERENCE; TO AMEND SECTION 38-90-140, RELATING TO TAX PAYMENTS BY CAPTIVE INSURANCE COMPANIES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THESE TAXES MUST BE PAID TO THE DEPARTMENT OF INSURANCE RATHER THAN TO THE DIRECTOR OF THE DEPARTMENT; TO AMEND SECTION 38-90-180, RELATING TO THE APPLICATION OF CERTAIN PROVISIONS OF THE REHABILITATION AND LIQUIDATION ACT TO CAPTIVE INSURANCE COMPANIES, SO AS TO ALSO APPLY CERTAIN PROVISIONS OF THE ADMINISTRATIVE SUPERVISION OF INSURERS ACT TO THESE COMPANIES; TO AMEND SECTION 56-10-240, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PROCEDURES THAT MOTOR VEHICLE INSUREDS AND INSURERS MUST FOLLOW IF A MOTOR VEHICLE SUBJECT TO FINANCIAL RESPONSIBILITY REQUIREMENTS BECOMES UNINSURED, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT NOTICE MUST BE GIVEN TO THE DEPARTMENT OF INSURANCE IF THE LAPSE OR TERMINATION OCCURRED WITHIN THREE MONTHS OF THE ISSUANCE OF A NEW POLICY; AND TO AMEND SECTION 56-10-280, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE MINIMUM DURATION OF INSURANCE ISSUED TO MEET MOTOR VEHICLE FINANCIAL RESPONSIBILITY REQUIREMENTS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IF A CHECK TENDERED BY THE INSURED IS RETURNED FOR INSUFFICIENT FUNDS, THE CANCELLATION IS EFFECTIVE AS OF THE POLICY INCEPTION OR RENEWAL DATE.
Introduced and Committed
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Message from Senate
Ratified

H. 3975 -- Reps. Barrett, Koon, Simrill, Law, Easterday, Allison, Altman, Bales, Barfield, J. Brown, Campsen, Cato, Chellis, Coates, Cooper, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Freeman, Frye, Hamilton, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Hayes, Huggins, Kelley, Klauber, Leach, Lee, Loftis, Lucas, Martin, McGee, Owens, Rhoad, Rice, Riser, Sandifer, Sinclair, F.N. Smith, Snow, Stille, Taylor, Thompson, Vaughn, Walker, Webb, Witherspoon and A. Young: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-1-460 SO AS TO REQUIRE PRINCIPALS AND TEACHERS IN PUBLIC ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOLS TO DISPLAY THE MOTTO OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA IN EACH CLASSROOM, SCHOOL AUDITORIUM, AND CAFETERIA.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3976 -- Reps. Coates, J. Hines, Askins and McGee: A BILL TO ESTABLISH THE REGISTRATION AND ELECTIONS COMMISSION FOR FLORENCE COUNTY, TO ABOLISH THE OFFICE OF COMMISSIONERS OF ELECTION AND THE REGISTRATION BOARD FOR FLORENCE COUNTY AND DEVOLVE THE POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE COMMISSIONERS OF ELECTION AND THE REGISTRATION BOARD UPON THE REGISTRATION AND ELECTIONS COMMISSION, PROVIDE FOR THE COMPENSATION OF MEMBERS OF THE COMMISSION, THE ORGANIZATION OF THE COMMISSION, AND PROVIDE THAT THE CURRENT MEMBERS OF THE FLORENCE COUNTY ELECTION COMMISSION AND THE FLORENCE COUNTY REGISTRATION BOARD SHALL ACT AS THE GOVERNING COMMISSION OF THE NEW FLORENCE COUNTY REGISTRATION AND ELECTIONS COMMISSION UNTIL THE MEMBERS OF THE NEW COMMISSION APPOINTED AS PROVIDED BY THIS ACT TAKE OFFICE, AT WHICH TIME THE TERMS OF THE FORMER COMMISSIONERS OF ELECTION AND REGISTRATION BOARD MEMBERS SHALL EXPIRE, PROVIDE FOR REMOVAL OF COMMISSIONS UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS, AND TO DIRECT THE CODE COMMISSIONER TO MAKE CORRECTIONS TO CERTAIN REFERENCES IN THE CUMULATIVE SUPPLEMENT TO THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings

H. 3977 -- Reps. Snow, Bales, J. Hines, Rhoad, Rivers and Witherspoon: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 58-9-245 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT TELEPHONE UTILITIES OR THEIR SUBSIDIARIES UNDER THE JURISDICTION OF THE PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION WITHIN THEIR SERVICE AREAS MUST OFFER CUSTOMERS FOR A RENTAL FEE NOT TO EXCEED TEN DOLLARS A MONTH AS SET BY THE COMMISSION THE OPTION OF RENTING A CAR PHONE WHICH ONLY HAS THE CAPABILITY OF DIALING "911 " OR ANOTHER COMPARABLE EMERGENCY PHONE NUMBER IN CASES OF EMERGENCY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3978 -- Rep. Merrill: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 44-93-100, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO EXEMPTIONS FROM REGULATION FOR GENERATORS OF LESS THAN FIFTY POUNDS OF INFECTIOUS WASTE, SO AS TO REQUIRE SHARPS TO BE MANAGED PURSUANT TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF CHAPTER 93 AND REGULATIONS PROMULGATED UNDER THAT CHAPTER.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3979 -- Rep. Cobb-Hunter: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 7, TITLE 20, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE CHILDREN'S CODE, SO AS TO ADD ARTICLE 34 ENACTING THE SOUTH CAROLINA NURTURING RESPONSIBLE FAMILIES INITIATIVE ACT TO DEVELOP POLICIES AND PROCEDURES TO REDUCE DEPENDENCY ON GOVERNMENT BENEFITS, TO ENSURE THAT CHILDREN FROM LOW-INCOME FAMILIES BENEFIT FROM THE INVOLVEMENT OF TWO PARENTS, AND TO FACILITATE THE INVOLVEMENT OF FATHERS IN THEIR CHILDREN'S LIVES; TO ESTABLISH THE LOW-INCOME FATHERHOOD COMMISSION TO PROMOTE INVOLVEMENT OF FATHERS WITH THEIR CHILDREN AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE COMPOSITION OF THE COMMISSION AND ITS POWERS AND DUTIES; TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES TO DEVELOP A STATEWIDE PLAN TO PROMOTE FATHER INVOLVEMENT AND TO REQUIRE THE PLAN TO INCLUDE VARIOUS STATE AGENCIES AND LOCAL ORGANIZATIONS IN CARRYING OUT THE STATEWIDE PLAN; TO REQUIRE STATE AGENCIES TO DEVELOP POLICIES AND PROCEDURES FOR THE DISSEMINATION OF INFORMATION AND FOR REFERRAL OF FATHERS TO SERVICE DELIVERY ENTITIES THAT CAN PROVIDE EMPLOYMENT AND TRAINING ASSISTANCE; TO PROMOTE THE UTILIZATION OF COMMUNITY- BASED AND FAITH-BASED ORGANIZATIONS AND WORK DEVELOPMENT BOARDS IN PROVIDING SERVICES TO LOW-INCOME FATHERS; TO REQUIRE THE OFFICE OF CHILD SUPPORT ENFORCEMENT TO DEVELOP POLICIES AND PROCEDURES TO ASSIST LOW-INCOME FATHERS IN PAYING CHILD SUPPORT DEBT; TO PROVIDE REDUCTIONS IN CHILD SUPPORT ARREARAGES TO LOW-INCOME FATHERS WHO MEET CERTAIN ECONOMIC, EMPLOYMENT, AND PAYMENT REQUIREMENTS; TO REQUIRE THE OFFICE OF CHILD SUPPORT ENFORCEMENT AND THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS TO CROSS MATCH INMATES AND CHILD SUPPORT OBLIGORS, TO ASSIST LOW- INCOME FATHERS IN OBTAINING APPROPRIATE CHILD SUPPORT OBLIGATIONS, AND TO INFORM THEM OF THEIR CHANGING OBLIGATIONS UPON RELEASE; TO ESTABLISH THE WORK AND FAMILY REINTEGRATION INITIATIVE TO HELP REDUCE INCARCERATION RECIDIVISM THROUGH PROVIDING EMPLOYMENT, EDUCATIONAL, TRAINING, AND PARENTING OPPORTUNITIES FOR INCARCERATED PARENTS; AND TO REQUIRE THE DEVELOPMENT OF COMMUNITY ACCESS CENTERS TO HELP PROVIDE SERVICES TO INDIVIDUALS REENTERING THE FAMILY AND WORKFORCE FROM PRISON.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3980 -- Reps. Jennings and Freeman: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE PLAYERS, COACHES, AND STAFF OF THE MARLBORO COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL VARSITY MEN'S BASKETBALL TEAM AS WELL AS OTHER MARLBORO COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL OFFICIALS AT A TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF RECOGNIZING AND CONGRATULATING THE TEAM ON WINNING THE 2001 SOUTH CAROLINA CLASS AAAA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3981 -- Reps. Jennings and Freeman: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND THE PLAYERS, COACHES, AND STAFF OF THE VARSITY MEN'S BASKETBALL TEAM OF MARLBORO COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL FOR A REMARKABLE SEASON OF SPIRITED COMPETITION AND TO CONGRATULATE THE BULLDOGS ON WINNING THE 2001 SOUTH CAROLINA CLASS AAAA MEN'S BASKETBALL STATE CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3982 -- Reps. Clyburn, Allen, Breeland, J. Brown, R. Brown, Gourdine, Harvin, Hosey, Kennedy, Lee, Rivers, F.N. Smith and Whipper: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-17-15 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE COMPENSATION OF ALL CERTIFIED EMPLOYEES OF A DISTRICT WHICH HAS BEEN DECLARED "IMPAIRED " BY THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION SHALL BE AT A MINIMUM THE AVERAGE COMPENSATION PAID TO EQUIVALENT EMPLOYEES IN SCHOOL DISTRICTS WHICH ARE CONTIGUOUS TO THIS DISTRICT AS DETERMINED BY THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3983 -- Reps. Allison, Sinclair, Simrill, Martin, Limehouse, Bales, Barrett, Bingham, J. Brown, Cato, Hamilton, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Hayes, J. Hines, Hinson, Kelley, Kirsh, Leach, Lee, Lourie, J.M. Neal, Rivers, Robinson, Rodgers, Sandifer, D.C. Smith, Snow, Taylor, Thompson, Vaughn, White, Wilder and Witherspoon: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 20-7-100, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE RIGHTS OF PARENTS IN REGARD TO THEIR MINOR CHILDREN, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT UPON PETITION OF THE CUSTODIAL PARENT, THE COURT MAY EXAMINE A NONCUSTODIAL PARENT'S RECORD FOR CRIMINAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE, HARASSMENT, AND STALKING IN DECIDING WHETHER TO LIMIT THE NONCUSTODIAL PARENT'S ACCESS TO MINOR CHILDREN'S EDUCATIONAL AND MEDICAL RECORDS AND RIGHT TO PARTICIPATE IN THEIR SCHOOL ACTIVITIES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3984 -- Reps. Huggins and Quinn: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND AND CONGRATULATE DEPUTY CHIEF GREG MUNDY AND LIEUTENANT KEVIN SWAIM OF THE IRMO FIRE DISTRICT FOR THE HEROISM AND BRAVERY THEY DISPLAYED BY ENTERING A BURNING RESIDENTIAL STRUCTURE, LOCATING, AND RESCUING TWO TRAPPED VICTIMS AND TO RECOGNIZE THAT THE OFFICERS HAVE RECEIVED HEROISM AWARDS FROM FIREHOUSE MAGAZINE FOR THEIR COURAGEOUS EFFORTS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3985 -- Reps. Whatley, Knotts, Dantzler, Allen, Allison, Altman, Askins, Bales, Barfield, Barrett, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Campsen, Carnell, Cato, Chellis, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Davenport, Delleney, Easterday, Edge, Emory, Fleming, Freeman, Frye, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Hamilton, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jennings, Keegan, Kelley, Kennedy, Kirsh, Klauber, Koon, Law, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Meacham-Richardson, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Riser, Rivers, Robinson, Rodgers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sharpe, Sheheen, Simrill, Sinclair, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Snow, Stille, Stuart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Vaughn, Walker, Webb, Weeks, Whipper, White, Wilder, Wilkins, Witherspoon, A. Young and J. Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND AND CONGRATULATE MEMBERS OF THE NORTH CHARLESTON FIRE DEPARTMENT FOR THE HEROISM AND BRAVERY THEY DISPLAYED ENTERING A BURNING RESIDENTIAL STRUCTURE AND LOCATING, RESCUING, AND RESUSCITATING AN UNCONSCIOUS FEMALE VICTIM AND HER PETS, AND TO RECOGNIZE THE HEROISM AWARDS EACH FIREFIGHTER AND THE DEPARTMENT RECEIVED FROM FIREHOUSE MAGAZINE.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3986 -- Rep. Ott: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE CALHOUN COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL "SAINTS " BOYS BASKETBALL TEAM, COACHES, AND OTHER SCHOOL OFFICIALS ON THURSDAY, APRIL 26, 2001, AT A TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF BEING RECOGNIZED AND CONGRATULATED ON CAPTURING THE 2000-2001 CLASS AA STATE BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3987 -- Reps. J.H. Neal, Allen, Breeland, J. Brown, R. Brown, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Gourdine, Govan, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hosey, Howard, Kennedy, Lee, Lloyd, Mack, Moody-Lawrence, Parks, Rutherford, Scott, F.N. Smith, Weeks and Whipper: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION EXTENDING THE WARMEST WELCOME OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO THE LEGISLATIVE DELEGATION FROM KATSINA STATE IN NIGERIA, AND OFFERING THEM THE GIFT OF OUR FRIENDSHIP AND THE BENEFIT OF OUR EXPERIENCE AS THEY OBSERVE AND LEARN FROM OUR LEGISLATIVE PROCESS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3988 -- Rep. J.R. Smith: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE THE MANY ACCOMPLISHMENTS AND DEDICATION OF MAYOR HECTOR RODRIQUEZ TO THE TOWN OF BURNETTOWN IN AIKEN COUNTY AND TO WISH HIM WELL IN THE FUTURE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3989 -- Rep. Ott: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE CONGRATULATIONS OF THE MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA TO THE CALHOUN COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL "SAINTS " BOYS BASKETBALL TEAM AND COACHES FOR AN EXCEPTIONAL SEASON AND ON CAPTURING THE 2000-2001 CLASS AA STATE BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIP AND WISH THEM CONTINUED SUCCESS IN THE FUTURE.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3990 -- Rep. Lucas: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE MELISSA HOLDER OF HARTSVILLE UPON HER RECEIPT OF THE GOLD AWARD, THE HIGHEST AWARD THAT A GIRL CAN ACHIEVE IN GIRL SCOUTING.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3991 -- Rep. Lucas: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE CHERYL MIHALOVITS OF HARTSVILLE UPON HER RECEIPT OF THE GOLD AWARD, THE HIGHEST AWARD THAT A GIRL CAN ACHIEVE IN GIRL SCOUTING.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3992 -- Rep. Lucas: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE KIMBERLY MOON OF HARTSVILLE UPON HER RECEIPT OF THE GOLD AWARD, THE HIGHEST AWARD THAT A GIRL CAN ACHIEVE IN GIRL SCOUTING.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3993 -- Reps. Wilkins, Harrell, J.R. Smith and Kelley: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 4-12-30, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO QUALIFICATIONS OF CERTAIN INDUCEMENT LEASE AGREEMENTS IN CONNECTION WITH PROPERTY QUALIFYING FOR A FEE IN LIEU OF PROPERTY TAXES, SO AS TO PROVIDE GUIDELINES FOR THE QUALIFICATION OF A SPONSOR AND SPONSOR AFFILIATE FOR THE FOUR PERCENT FEE AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE TIME PERIODS FOR EXECUTION OF THE MILLAGE RATE AGREEMENT AND FOR COMPUTATION OF THE APPLICABLE CUMULATIVE PROPERTY TAX MILLAGE, AND TO PROVIDE FOR ALTERNATIVE DETERMINATION OF THE MILLAGE RATE; TO AMEND SECTION 4-29-10, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS FOR PURPOSES OF INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS REQUIRING A FEE IN LIEU OF PROPERTY TAXES, SO AS TO DEFINE CERTAIN TYPES OF INVESTORS; TO AMEND SECTION 4-29-67, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS REQUIRING A FEE IN LIEU OF PROPERTY TAXES, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR INVESTORS AND INVESTOR AFFILIATES, TO PROVIDE GUIDELINES FOR THEIR QUALIFICATION FOR THE FOUR PERCENT FEE, TO PROVIDE FOR TIME PERIODS FOR EXECUTING THE MILLAGE RATE AGREEMENT AND FOR COMPUTATION OF THE APPLICABLE CUMULATIVE PROPERTY TAX MILLAGE, TO PROVIDE FOR ALTERNATIVE DETERMINATION OF THE MILLAGE RATE, AND TO MAKE NUMEROUS TECHNICAL CHANGES; AND TO AMEND SECTION 12-44-50, RELATING TO THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE MILLAGE RATE FOR PURPOSES OF DETERMINING THE FEE PURSUANT TO THE FEE IN LIEU OF TAX SIMPLIFICATION ACT, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR GUIDELINES FOR INVESTORS AND INVESTOR AFFILIATES AND THEIR QUALIFICATION FOR THE FOUR PERCENT FEE, TO PROVIDE FOR TIME PERIODS FOR EXECUTING THE MILLAGE RATE AGREEMENT AND FOR COMPUTATION OF THE APPLICABLE CUMULATIVE PROPERTY TAX MILLAGE, TO PROVIDE FOR ALTERNATIVE DETERMINATION OF THE MILLAGE RATE, AND TO MAKE NUMEROUS TECHNICAL CHANGES.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Amended
Proposed Amendment
Debate Adjourned

H. 3994 -- Reps. Knotts, Allison and Walker: A BILL TO REPEAL SECTION 12-28-2910, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE ANNUAL DEDICATION OF EIGHTEEN MILLION DOLLARS IN GASOLINE AND MOTOR FUEL REVENUES TO THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ACCOUNT FOR GASOLINE AND MOTOR FUEL TAXES PAID AFTER JUNE 30, 2001.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3995 -- Rep. Harrison: A BILL TO ENACT THE "SOUTH CAROLINA PRIVATE PROPERTY RIGHTS PROTECTION ACT " INCLUDING PROVISIONS TO AMEND SECTION 1-23-310, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS IN THE ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURES ACT, SO AS TO REVISE THE DEFINITIONS FOR "AGENCY " AND "CONTESTED CASE " TO INCLUDE PROCEEDINGS BROUGHT PURSUANT TO THE PRIVATE PROPERTY RIGHTS PROTECTION ACT; TO AMEND SECTION 1-23-570, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGE FOR THE ADMINISTRATION OF THE DIVISION, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT WHEN MAKING ASSIGNMENTS, THE CHIEF JUDGE MUST ASSIGN ONE JUDGE OF THE DIVISION TO HEAR CASES IN WHICH A PETITIONER SEEKS A VARIANCE FROM A STATE LAW OR REGULATION DIRECTLY AFFECTING THE USE OF LAND; TO AMEND SECTION 1-23-600, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE JURISDICTION OF THE ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGE DIVISION, SO AS TO ADD JURISDICTION TO HEAR PROCEEDINGS BROUGHT PURSUANT TO THE PRIVATE PROPERTY RIGHTS PROTECTION ACT; AND TO AMEND TITLE 28 BY ADDING CHAPTER 4 SO AS TO PROVIDE THE "SOUTH CAROLINA PRIVATE PROPERTY RIGHTS PROTECTION ACT " WHICH PROVIDES RELIEF FOR A PROPERTY OWNER WHEN A SPECIFIC ACTION OF A GOVERNMENTAL ENTITY HAS THE EFFECT OF AN UNCONSTITUTIONAL TAKING OF REAL PROPERTY OR HAS RESULTED IN AN UNNECESSARY HARDSHIP ON THE USE OF REAL PROPERTY, AND TO PROVIDE PROCEDURES FOR THESE PROCEEDINGS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3996 -- Reps. Edge, Harrison and Jennings: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 5-37-45, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO MUNICIPAL IMPROVEMENTS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT CERTAIN PROVISIONS OF THE SECTION DO NOT APPLY TO ANY AREA PROPOSED FOR INCLUSION WITHIN AN IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT WHICH WITHIN THREE YEARS PRIOR TO THE DATE OF THE ADOPTION OF THE RESOLUTION REQUIRED BY SECTION 5-37-50, IS SUBJECT TO A DEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT PURSUANT TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA LOCAL GOVERNMENT DEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT ACT.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Ratified

H. 3997 -- Reps. J. Brown, Scott, Wilkins, Cato, Lee, J. Hines, Govan, Howard, J.H. Neal, Rutherford, Lourie, Kennedy, Hosey, Clyburn, Weeks, M. Hines, Moody-Lawrence, Whipper, Allen, Breeland, G. Brown, Cobb-Hunter, Davenport, Easterday, Gourdine, Hamilton, Haskins, Leach, Lloyd, Loftis, Mack, Parks, Rice, Robinson, F.N. Smith, Trotter, Vaughn and Webb: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND MR. ROBERT PEABO BRYSON OF GREENVILLE, SOUTH CAROLINA, FOR HIS EXCEPTIONAL TALENTS AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS IN THE FIELD OF CONTEMPORARY MUSIC AND TO EXPRESS THE APPRECIATION OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY FOR MR. BRYSON'S AGREEING TO PERFORM AT THE ANNUAL LEGISLATIVE BLACK CAUCUS GALA TO BE HELD AT THE KOGER CENTER IN COLUMBIA ON JUNE 16, 2001.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3998 -- Reps. Limehouse, Sharpe, Rhoad, Scarborough, R. Brown, Cato, Meacham-Richardson and J.R. Smith: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON MAY NOT OWN, POSSESS, OR OPERATE USED FARM EQUIPMENT THAT WAS IMPORTED FROM A COUNTRY DETERMINED TO BE A THREAT FOR THE SPREAD OF HOOF AND MOUTH DISEASE, TO PROVIDE THAT THE SOUTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE MUST SEIZE AND DISPOSE OF ANY EQUIPMENT THAT VIOLATES THE PROVISIONS OF THIS JOINT RESOLUTION, AND TO PROVIDE THAT ONCE THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT DETERMINES A COUNTRY IS CLEAR OF A THREAT OF THIS DISEASE, THEN THE STATE'S BAN ON THE OWNERSHIP, POSSESSION, OR USE OF EQUIPMENT IMPORTED FROM THAT COUNTRY IS RESCINDED.
Introduced and Committed
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recalled
Point of Order

H. 3999 -- Rep. Harrison: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 1-23-310, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS IN THE ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURES ACT, SO AS TO REVISE THE DEFINITIONS FOR "AGENCY " AND "CONTESTED CASE " TO INCLUDE A PERSON CHALLENGING THE DENIAL BY A PUBLIC BODY OF THE RELEASE OF A PUBLIC RECORD UNDER THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT; TO AMEND SECTION 1-23-600, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE JURISDICTION OF THE ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGE DIVISION, SO AS TO ADD JURISDICTION TO HEAR PROCEEDINGS BROUGHT WHEN A PERSON CHALLENGES THE DENIAL OF A REQUEST TO RELEASE PUBLIC RECORDS; TO AMEND SECTION 30-4-30, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT AND THE PUBLIC'S RIGHT TO INSPECT OR COPY PUBLIC RECORDS, SO AS TO PROVIDE A SHORTER TIME FRAME FOR REQUESTS TO BE ANSWERED, TO PROVIDE THAT THE FAILURE TO RESPOND BARS THE ASSERTION OF A CLAIM OF EXEMPTION FROM DISCLOSURE EXCEPT IN LIMITED CIRCUMSTANCES, TO PROVIDE THAT WHEN A REQUEST IS GRANTED THE DOCUMENTS MUST BE MADE AVAILABLE IMMEDIATELY, AND TO PROVIDE THAT A REQUESTER WHOSE REQUEST FOR RECORDS IS DENIED MAY FILE A CONTESTED CASE PROCEEDING BEFORE THE ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGE DIVISION AND, IF THE JUDGE RULES THE REQUEST MUST BE GRANTED, BE AWARDED ATTORNEY'S FEES AND COSTS FOR THE PROCEEDING BEFORE THE DIVISION; AND TO AMEND SECTION 30-4-100, RELATING TO THE COURT'S JURISDICTION UNDER THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT, SO AS TO ADD JURISDICTION OF THE ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGE DIVISION TO HEAR CERTAIN CASES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4000 -- Reps. Robinson, Cato and Rice: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 22, TITLE 40, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO ENGINEERS AND LAND SURVEYORS, BY ADDING SECTION 40-22-285 RELATING TO ACTIONS AGAINST REGISTERED SURVEYORS OR THEIR EMPLOYEES ENGAGED IN THE PRACTICE OF LAND SURVEYING; TO AMEND SECTION 15-3-640, RELATING TO ACTIONS BASED UPON THE DEFECTIVE OR UNSAFE CONDITION OF AN IMPROVEMENT TO REAL PROPERTY, SO AS TO REMOVE SURVEYING AS AN IMPROVEMENT TO REAL PROPERTY INCLUDED IN THIS SECTION; AND TO AMEND SECTION 15-3-670, RELATING TO WHEN THE LIMITATIONS PROVIDED BY SECTION 15-3- 640 ARE NOT AVAILABLE AS A DEFENSE, SO AS TO REMOVE SURVEYING AND LAND SURVEYING.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4001 -- Reps. Robinson, Rice and Trotter: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 42-1-160, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE DEFINITION OF "INJURY " AND "PERSONAL INJURY " FOR PURPOSES OF THE WORKERS' COMPENSATION LAW, SO AS TO CONFORM THESE DEFINITIONS TO THE PROVISIONS OF SECTION 42-1-161, AND TO AMEND THE 1976 CODE BY ADDING SECTION 42-1-161 SO AS TO PROVIDE THE CONDITIONS UNDER WHICH CERTAIN EMPLOYMENT RELATED INJURIES, PERSONAL INJURIES, OR DISEASES RESULTING FROM A SERIES OF EVENTS OF A LIKE NATURE OVER CONTINUOUS INTERVALS SHALL BE COMPENSABLE AS AN "INJURY BY ACCIDENT ".
Introduced and Committed

H. 4002 -- Reps. M. Hines, Jennings, Hayes, Battle, Knotts, Cotty, Meacham-Richardson, Simrill, Lourie, Clyburn, J. Hines, Martin, Miller, J.E. Smith, Allison, Barfield, Breeland, R. Brown, Cato, Freeman, Gilham, Gourdine, Harrison, Hinson, Hosey, Howard, Keegan, Kelley, Kirsh, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, J.M. Neal, Perry, Rivers, Rodgers, Scarborough, Scott, Snow, Stille, Talley, Trotter, Wilkins, A. Young and Lucas: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 1, TITLE 46, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO AGRICULTURE BY ADDING SECTION 46-1-160 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR A MORATORIUM ON THE CONSTRUCTION OR EXPANSION OF SWINE FARMS, SWINE HOUSES, AND ON LAGOONS AND ANIMAL WASTE MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS FOR SWINE FARMS AND SWINE HOUSES, AND ON THE ISSUANCE OF ANY PERMIT REQUIRED FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OR EXPANSION OF SWINE FARMS, SWINE HOUSES, AND ON LAGOONS AND ANIMAL MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS FOR SWINE FARMS AND SWINE HOUSES UNTIL AND UNLESS OTHERWISE PROVIDED BY LAW, AND TO PROVIDE CERTAIN EXEMPTIONS FROM THE MORATORIUM; AND BY ADDING SECTION 46-1-170 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IT IS UNLAWFUL TO USE, CONSTRUCT, OR EXPAND A LAGOON AS PART OF OR AS A COMPONENT OF AN ANIMAL WASTE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM FOR A SWINE FARM OR SWINE HOUSE IN THIS STATE, AND TO PROVIDE THIS SECTION DOES NOT APPLY TO THE USE OF EXISTING LAGOONS.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 4003 -- Reps. Barfield, Limehouse, Whipper, Allison, Askins, Bales, Barrett, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Campsen, Carnell, Cato, Chellis, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Edge, Emory, Fleming, Freeman, Frye, Gilham, Govan, Hamilton, Harrell, Harvin, Hayes, J. Hines, Hosey, Jennings, Keegan, Kelley, Kirsh, Klauber, Knotts, Koon, Leach, Lee, Lloyd, Loftis, Lucas, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Meacham-Richardson, Merrill, Miller, Moody- Lawrence, J.M. Neal, Ott, Owens, Parks, Phillips, Rhoad, Riser, Rivers, Robinson, Rodgers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Sharpe, Sheheen, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, J.R. Smith, Stille, Taylor, Thompson, Tripp, Vaughn, Webb, Weeks, Whatley, White, Witherspoon and A. Young: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 40-47-280 TO ENACT THE "ACCESS TO MEDICAL TREATMENT ACT " SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT INDIVIDUALS HAVE THE RIGHT TO BE PROVIDED WITH EXPERIMENTAL OR NONCONVENTIONAL MEDICAL TREATMENT FOR A POTENTIALLY LIFE THREATENING OR CHRONICALLY DISABLING DISEASE IF THE TREATING PHYSICIAN AGREES TO THE TREATMENT, TO PROVIDE CONDITIONS UNDER WHICH A PHYSICIAN MAY PROVIDE SUCH TREATMENT, AND TO PROVIDE THAT TREATING A PERSON IN COMPLIANCE WITH THIS SECTION IS NOT IN ITSELF UNPROFESSIONAL CONDUCT.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Other proceedings

H. 4004 -- Reps. Bingham, Koon, Knotts, Riser and Stuart: 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 PUBLIC LIBRARIES AND TO DEFINE PUBLIC LIBRARIES FOR THIS PURPOSE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4005 -- Reps. Freeman and Jennings: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE KIMBERLY STARLING OF WALLACE UPON HER RECEIPT OF THE GOLD AWARD, THE HIGHEST AWARD THAT A GIRL CAN ACHIEVE IN GIRL SCOUTING.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4006 -- Reps. Carnell, Simrill, Moody-Lawrence, Bowers, Gilham, M. Hines, Hosey, Kirsh, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Lourie, Martin, Meacham-Richardson, Miller, J.M. Neal, Ott, Owens, Riser, Rivers, Rodgers, Scott, Stuart, Thompson, Weeks, Wilder, A. Young, Allen, Allison, Altman, Askins, Bales, Barfield, Barrett, Battle, Bingham, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Campsen, Cato, Chellis, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Easterday, Edge, Emory, Fleming, Freeman, Frye, Gourdine, Govan, Hamilton, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, J. Hines, Hinson, Howard, Huggins, Jennings, Keegan, Kelley, Kennedy, Klauber, Knotts, Koon, Law, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Loftis, Lucas, Mack, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, J.H. Neal, Neilson, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Robinson, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Sharpe, Sheheen, Sinclair, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Snow, Stille, Talley, Taylor, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Vaughn, Walker, Webb, Whatley, Whipper, White, Wilkins, Witherspoon and J. Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO PROCLAIM THE MONTH OF MAY 2001 AS MENTAL HEALTH MONTH IN SOUTH CAROLINA TO RAISE AWARENESS OF MENTAL HEALTH ILLNESSES AND THE CITIZENS OF OUR STATE WHO SUFFER FROM MENTAL ILLNESS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4007 -- Reps. Moody-Lawrence, Delleney, Kirsh, McCraw, Meacham-Richardson and Simrill: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE HEARTY CONGRATULATIONS OF THE MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA TO THE 2000-2001 MEN'S BASKETBALL TEAM AT WINTHROP UNIVERSITY FOR AN OUTSTANDING SEASON AND CONTINUED EXCELLENCE OVER THE PAST THREE BASKETBALL SEASONS AND TO RECOGNIZE THE WINTHROP "EAGLES " RETURN TO THE NATIONAL COLLEGIATE ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION'S CHAMPIONSHIP TOURNAMENT.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4008 -- Rep. Neilson: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE SYLVIA WALLACE OF DARLINGTON UPON HER RECEIPT OF THE GOLD AWARD, THE HIGHEST AWARD THAT A GIRL CAN ACHIEVE IN GIRL SCOUTING.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4009 -- Reps. Moody-Lawrence, Delleney, Kirsh, McCraw, Meacham-Richardson and Simrill: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE 2000-2001 MEN'S BASKETBALL TEAM OF WINTHROP UNIVERSITY, COACHES, AND OTHER SCHOOL OFFICIALS ON THURSDAY, MAY 3, 2001, AT A TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF BEING RECOGNIZED AND CONGRATULATED ON THEIR OUTSTANDING SEASON AND CONTINUED EXCELLENCE OVER THE PAST THREE BASKETBALL SEASONS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4010 -- Rep. J.R. Smith: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND PHILIP A. "PHIL " KENT OF AUGUSTA, EDITORIAL WRITER, EDITORIAL PAGE EDITOR, AND POLITICAL COLUMNIST FOR THE AUGUSTA CHRONICLE FOR HIS DISTINGUISHED CAREER AT THE CHRONICLE AS HE LEAVES HIS POSITION TO BECOME PRESIDENT OF SOUTHEASTERN LEGAL FOUNDATION, AN ATLANTA-BASED LAW FIRM AND POLICY CENTER.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4011 -- Rep. Leach: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 31-6-30, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE DEFINITION OF "REDEVELOPMENT PROJECT " UNDER THE TAX INCREMENT FINANCING LAW, SO AS TO AUTHORIZE A REDEVELOPMENT TO BE LOCATED OUTSIDE OF THE REDEVELOPMENT AREA IF A MUNICIPALITY MAKES SPECIFIC FINDINGS OF BENEFIT TO THE REDEVELOPMENT PROJECT AREA; TO AMEND SECTION 31-6-70, RELATING TO THE ADOPTION OF AN ORDINANCE BY A MUNICIPALITY PROVIDING FOR THE APPROVAL OF A REDEVELOPMENT PLAN, SO AS TO LENGTHEN FROM FIVE TO TEN YEARS THE PERIOD WITHIN WHICH A MUNICIPALITY MAY ISSUE OBLIGATIONS TO FINANCE A REDEVELOPMENT PROJECT AND TO AUTHORIZE OBLIGATIONS TO BE ISSUED SUBSEQUENT TO THE INITIAL TEN-YEAR PERIOD; AND TO AMEND SECTION 31-6-80, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO APPROVAL OF A REDEVELOPMENT PLAN AND ADOPTION OF AN ORDINANCE, SO AS TO REQUIRE A MUNICIPALITY TO MAKE A SPECIFIC FINDING OF BENEFIT TO THE REDEVELOPMENT PROJECT AREA AND PROVIDE WRITTEN NOTICE TO THE AFFECTED TAXING DISTRICT IF THE PROJECT OR A PORTION OF IT IS LOCATED OUTSIDE OF THE REDEVELOPMENT PROJECT AREA.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4012 -- Reps. Knotts, Whatley, Wilkins, Allison, Barfield, Gilham, Keegan, Kelley, Klauber, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Lourie, Martin, Meacham-Richardson, J.M. Neal, Ott, Owens, Riser, Rodgers, Sandifer, Snow, Stuart, Taylor, Thompson, Weeks and A. Young: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 16-3-1080 SO AS TO ADD AN ADDITIONAL FELONY PENALTY WHEN A PERSON WEARS BODY ARMOR WHEN COMMITTING A CRIME INVOLVING A VIOLENT ACT OR A THREAT OF A VIOLENT ACT AND TO PROVIDE EXCEPTIONS; AND BY ADDING SECTION 16-3-1085 SO AS TO MAKE IT UNLAWFUL FOR A PERSON WHO HAS BEEN CONVICTED OF A VIOLENT CRIME TO PURCHASE, OWN, POSSESS, OR USE BODY ARMOR, TO PRESCRIBE PROCEDURES FOR GAINING AN EXCEPTION FROM THE CHIEF OF POLICE OR COUNTY SHERIFF, TO AUTHORIZE LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES TO ISSUE BODY ARMOR TO A PERSON IN CUSTODY OR TO A WITNESS; AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4013 -- Rep. Cato: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 41-27-310, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE DEFINITION OF "INSURED WORKER " UNDER THE SOUTH CAROLINA EMPLOYMENT SECURITY LAW, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THIS TERM IS DEPENDENT UPON PAYMENT OF WAGES IN AT LEAST TWO QUARTERS RATHER THAN UPON THE AMOUNT OF WAGES PAID IN A SPECIFIED PERIOD; TO AMEND SECTION 41-27-370, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE DEFINITION OF "UNEMPLOYED ", SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IF AN INDIVIDUAL HAS MADE ANY CONTRIBUTIONS TO A RETIREMENT OR OTHER TYPE PLAN THERE MUST NOT BE A REDUCTION IN THE WEEKLY BENEFIT AMOUNT PAYABLE TO THE INDIVIDUAL; TO AMEND SECTION 41-35- 130, RELATING TO UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFIT PAYMENTS WHICH MAY NOT BE CHARGED TO A FORMER EMPLOYER, SO AS TO CLARIFY THAT SUCH PAYMENTS MAY NOT BE CHARGED IF THE PERSON LEFT EMPLOYMENT FOR GOOD CAUSE NOT CONNECTED WITH THE EMPLOYMENT; TO AMEND SECTION 41-41-20, RELATING TO THE SUSPENSION OF BENEFITS TO A CLAIMANT WHO MADE A FALSE STATEMENT OR FAILED TO DISCLOSE A MATERIAL FACT WHEN FILING A CLAIM, SO AS TO AUTHORIZE THE EMPLOYMENT SECURITY COMMISSION TO PENALIZE THE CLAIMANT BY WITHHOLDING FUTURE BENEFITS HE MAY BECOME ENTITLED TO; AND TO AMEND SECTION 41-41-40, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO RECOVERY OF BENEFITS PAID TO A PERSON NOT ENTITLED TO RECEIVE THEM, SO AS TO ESTABLISH CIRCUMSTANCES UNDER WHICH THE COMMISSION MAY WAIVE REPAYMENT OF OVERPAID BENEFITS AND TO REQUIRE A PERSON WHO RECEIVED BENEFITS IN ANOTHER STATE TO WHICH HE WAS NOT ENTITLED TO PAY THE COMMISSION FOR THESE OVERPAYMENTS IF BOTH STATES HAVE ENTERED INTO AN INTERSTATE RECIPROCAL OVERPAYMENT RECOVERY AGREEMENT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4014 -- Rep. Cato: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 41-29-120, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO EMPLOYMENT STABILIZATION, SO AS TO REQUIRE EMPLOYERS TO MAKE CERTAIN EMPLOYMENT INFORMATION AND REPORTS AVAILABLE TO THE EMPLOYMENT SECURITY COMMISSION AND TO RESTRICT THE INFORMATION AND REPORTS FOR CERTAIN USES; TO AMEND SECTION 41-29-170, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO INFORMATION ALLOWED TO BE DISCLOSED IN THE ADMINISTRATION OF THE EMPLOYMENT SECURITY LAW, SO AS TO REVISE PROVISIONS PERTAINING TO AGENCIES TO WHOM SUCH INFORMATION MAY BE DISCLOSED; TO AMEND SECTIONS 41-35-640, 41-35-660, AND 41-35-680, ALL RELATING TO APPEALS PROCEDURES FROM A DECISION OF THE COMMISSION, SO AS TO SPECIFY THAT DETERMINATIONS AND DECISIONS OF THE COMMISSION MUST BE MAILED TO THE PARTY, RATHER THAN MAILED OR DELIVERED TO THE PARTY; AND TO AMEND SECTION 41-35-750, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PROCEDURES TO OBTAIN JUDICIAL REVIEW OF A DECISION OF THE COMMISSION, SO AS TO CONFORM THESE PROCEDURES TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURES ACT AND THE SOUTH CAROLINA RULES OF CIVIL PROCEDURE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4015 -- Reps. Breeland, Whipper, Harrell, Weeks, Limehouse, Allison, Bowers, R. Brown, Dantzler, Emory, Gourdine, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hosey, Law, Lloyd, Mack, Meacham-Richardson, Miller, J.M. Neal, Rivers, Scarborough, Snow and Stuart: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 1-1-693 SO AS TO DESIGNATE PORGY AND BESS AS THE OFFICIAL OPERA OF THIS STATE AND TO PROVIDE THAT COPYRIGHTED OR PROPRIETARY MATERIAL FROM PORGY AND BESS MAY NOT BE USED WITH 0UT CERTAIN WRITTEN PERMISSION; AND TO ADD SECTION 1-1-677 SO AS TO DESIGNATE INDIAN GRASS (SORGHASTRUM NUTANS) AS THE OFFICIAL GRASS OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, AND TO PROVIDE FOR CERTAIN LIMITATIONS ON THIS DESIGNATION.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Proposed Amendment
Other proceedings
Point of Order
Point of Order
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 4016 -- Reps. Coates and McGee: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE THE FLORENCE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL BOYS BASKETBALL TEAM FOR WINNING THE SOUTH CAROLINA INDEPENDENT SCHOOL ASSOCIATION CLASS AAA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4017 -- Reps. Coates and McGee: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE MEMBERS, COACHES, AND STAFF OF THE FLORENCE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL BOYS BASKETBALL TEAM ON MAY 3, 2001, AT A TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, IN ORDER TO CONGRATULATE THEM FOR WINNING THE SOUTH CAROLINA INDEPENDENT SCHOOL ASSOCIATION CLASS AAA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4018 -- Reps. Stille, Carnell, Townsend and Klauber: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 1-1-709 SO AS TO DESIGNATE THE HISTORIC ABBEVILLE OPERA HOUSE IN ABBEVILLE, SOUTH CAROLINA, AS THE OFFICIAL STATE RURAL DRAMA THEATER.
Introduced
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Debate Adjourned
Other proceedings
Point of Order
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled

H. 4019 -- Rep. Martin: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 2-7-27 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. 4020 -- Reps. Frye and Parks: A BILL TO AUTHORIZE THE SCHOOL DISTRICT OF SALUDA COUNTY TO CHARGE AND COLLECT INCIDENTAL FEES FROM PUPILS AND TO PROVIDE A WAIVER OF THESE FEES UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Other proceedings
Ratified

H. 4021 -- Rep. Lourie: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND OVERTON G. "TONY " GANONG OF COLUMBIA, UPON HIS RETIREMENT, FOR HIS YEARS OF INSPIRED SERVICE TO THE STATE AND ITS CITIZENS AS THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE STATE MUSEUM AND TO EXPRESS THE DEEP GRATITUDE OF THE MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY THAT THE STATE MUSEUM, UNDER HIS LEADERSHIP, HAS BECOME A CATALYST FOR THE CULTURAL AND EDUCATIONAL DEVELOPMENT OF OUR STATE.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4022 -- Reps. Martin and McGee: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 56-5-70 SO AS TO SUSPEND DURING A STATE OF EMERGENCY DECLARED BY THE GOVERNOR AND FOR THIRTY DAYS THEREAFTER THE REGISTRATION, PERMITTING, SIZE, WEIGHT, LOAD, AND TIME OF SERVICE REQUIREMENTS FOR VEHICLES RESPONDING TO THE STATE OF EMERGENCY AND TO PRESCRIBE CERTAIN VEHICULAR AND OPERATIONAL REQUIREMENTS DURING THIS PERIOD.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Other proceedings
Other proceedings
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 4023 -- Reps. Lloyd, McLeod, Bales, Breeland, Cobb-Hunter, Govan, J.H. Neal and Weeks: A BILL TO AMEND TITLE 38, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO INSURANCE, BY ADDING CHAPTER 34 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE MANNER IN WHICH AND PROCEDURES UNDER WHICH PERSONS ENROLLED IN HEALTH CARE PLANS SHALL HAVE ACCESS TO INFORMATION REGARDING THEIR PLAN, ACCESS TO HEALTH CARE SERVICES AND PROVIDERS INCLUDING CHOICES AMONG PROVIDERS UNDER THEIR PLAN, STANDARDS ON WHICH HEALTH CARE DECISIONS ARE MADE, A PROCESS FOR APPEALING THESE DECISIONS, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE PROTECTION OF THE PRIVACY OF HEALTH CARE INFORMATION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4024 -- Reps. Gilham, Allison, Battle, Bowers, Hayes, Jennings, Keegan, Kelley, Lloyd, Miller, Rivers, Rodgers, Sinclair, Snow and Webb: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 7 IN CHAPTER 10 OF TITLE 4 RELATING TO LOCAL OPTION TAXES, SO AS TO AUTHORIZE A COUNTY BY REFERENDUM TO IMPOSE A GASOLINE AND MOTOR FUELS TAX AT A RATE NOT TO EXCEED FIVE CENTS A GALLON FOR ROAD CONSTRUCTION AND ROAD MAINTENANCE IN THE COUNTY AND TO PROVIDE FOR COLLECTION OF THE TAX AND DISTRIBUTION OF THE REVENUE; AND TO AMEND SECTION 12-28-310, RELATING TO THE STATE GASOLINE AND MOTOR FUELS TAX, SO AS TO ALLOW THE LOCAL GASOLINE TAX AUTHORIZED BY THIS ACT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4025 -- Reps. Law and Merrill: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 56, TITLE 40, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE STATE BOARD OF PYROTECHNIC REGULATION, SO AS TO ENACT THE SOUTH CAROLINA PYROTECHNIC LICENSING AND SAFETY ACT TO PROVIDE FOR THE LICENSURE AND REGULATION OF PERSONS WHO SELL, OFFER TO SELL, OR STORE FIREWORKS, TO FURTHER DELINEATE THE DUTIES OF THE BOARD OF PYROTECHNIC SAFETY, TO ESTABLISH LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, TO AUTHORIZE AGENTS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING AND REGULATION AND VARIOUS FIRE CHIEFS AND LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS TO INSPECT BUILDINGS IN WHICH FIREWORKS ARE STORED OR SOLD AND TO AUTHORIZE THESE INDIVIDUALS TO CONFISCATE FIREWORKS WHERE VIOLATIONS OCCUR, TO ESTABLISH SAFETY REQUIREMENTS FOR FIREWORKS RETAILERS, WHOLESALERS, AND JOBBERS, TO ESTABLISH FIREWORKS STORAGE AND DISPLAY STANDARDS, TO ESTABLISH GROUNDS FOR DISCIPLINARY ACTION AND PROCEDURES FOR INVESTIGATIONS AND HEARINGS, AND TO PROVIDE FOR CIVIL AND CRIMINAL PENALTIES; TO AMEND SECTION 23-35-10, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE SALE, STORAGE, TRANSPORTATION, AND USE OF FIREWORKS, SO AS TO REVISE THE DEFINITION OF PERMISSIBLE FIREWORKS; TO AMEND SECTION 23-35-20, RELATING TO THE PROPER IDENTIFICATION OF PERMISSIBLE FIREWORKS, SO AS TO DEFINE "CONSUMER FIREWORKS ", "DISPLAY FIREWORKS ", AND "FIREWORKS "; TO AMEND SECTION 23-35-30, RELATING TO ITEMS EXCLUDED FROM "FIREWORKS ", SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT ITEMS EXCLUDED ARE THOSE DEREGULATED BY THE UNITED STATES CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY COMMISSION; TO AMEND SECTION 23-35- 40, RELATING TO EXEMPTIONS FROM THE CHAPTER, SO AS TO REVISE A CROSS REFERENCE TO FEDERAL LAW AND TO DELETE FROM THE EXEMPTIONS, BLANK CARTRIDGES FOR CEREMONIAL, THEATRICAL, OR ATHLETIC EVENTS; TO AMEND SECTION 23-35-60, RELATING TO PERMIT REQUIREMENTS FOR FIREWORKS DISPLAYS, SO AS TO CHANGE A CROSS REFERENCE; TO AMEND SECTION 23-35- 120, RELATING TO THE SALE OF FIREWORKS TO MINORS AND PROHIBITED USAGE OF FIREWORKS, SO AS TO PROHIBIT THE SALE OF FIREWORKS TO CHILDREN UNDER THE AGE OF SIXTEEN, RATHER THAN UNDER THE AGE OF FOURTEEN; AND TO REPEAL SECTIONS 23- 35-50, 23-35-70, 23-35-80, 23-35-90, 23-35-100, 23-35-110, 23-35-140, AND 23-35-160, ALL RELATING TO REGULATION OF THE SALE, STORAGE, AND DISPLAY FIREWORKS AND LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4026 -- Reps. Whipper, J.E. Smith, Weeks, J. Brown, Allen, Altman, Campsen, Easterday, Howard, Rivers, Sinclair, G.M. Smith and W.D. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 17-15-12 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON CHARGED WITH A BAILABLE OFFENSE MUST HAVE A BOND HEARING WITHIN TWENTY-FOUR HOURS OF HIS ARREST AND MUST BE RELEASED WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME AFTER THE BOND IS DELIVERED TO THE INCARCERATING FACILITY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4027 -- Reps. Easterday, Quinn, Simrill, Barrett, G.M. Smith, Barfield, Bingham, R. Brown, Chellis, Davenport, Hamilton, Harvin, Haskins, Keegan, Klauber, Leach, Merrill, Owens, Sandifer, F.N. Smith, Snow, Stuart, Taylor, Thompson and A. Young: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-36-2130, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO EXEMPTIONS FROM THE USE TAX, SO AS TO EXEMPT A TOTAL OF TEN THOUSAND DOLLARS OF SALES PRICE IN A CALENDAR YEAR FOR OTHERWISE TAXABLE SALES TO AN INDIVIDUAL FOR PERSONAL USE AND NOT INCLUDING ANY ITEM FOR CONSUMPTION OR USE IN A TRADE OR BUSINESS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4028 -- Rep. Lee: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 44-7-375 SO AS TO REQUIRE A NURSING HOME, COMMUNITY RESIDENTIAL CARE FACILITY, OR DAYCARE FACILITY FOR ADULTS THAT PROVIDES A SPECIAL CARE UNIT OR PROGRAM FOR PERSONS WHO HAVE AIDS OR ARE HIV POSITIVE TO DISCLOSE TO THE PARTY SEEKING A PLACEMENT CERTAIN INFORMATION CONCERNING THE FACILITY, CARE, TREATMENT, STAFFING, ACTIVITIES, AND COSTS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4029 -- Rep. Cato: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 7 TO CHAPTER 10, TITLE 56 SO AS TO ENACT THE "MOTORIST INSURANCE IDENTIFICATION DATABASE PROGRAM ACT " AND PROVIDE THAT MOTORIST INSURANCE IDENTIFICATION DATA MUST BE COMPILED IN A DATABASE TO PROVIDE A SYSTEM OF TRANSMITTING DATA FROM INSURANCE COMPANIES, TO PROVIDE THE DIVISION OF MOTOR VEHICLES MUST CONTRACT WITH A DESIGNATED AGENT TO COMPILE THE NECESSARY INFORMATION FOR THE DATABASE FROM INSURERS' INFORMATION; TO AMEND SECTION 56-10-553, RELATING TO THE COLLECTION OF DATA BY THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY BY THE USE OF RANDOM SAMPLING, SO AS TO ELIMINATE THE RANDOM SAMPLING PROCEDURE; TO AMEND SECTION 56-10-225, RELATING TO KEEPING PROOF OF INSURANCE IN THE MOTOR VEHICLE, SO AS TO PROVIDE TIME FRAMES FOR PRODUCING THE PROOF OF INSURANCE; TO AMEND SECTION 56-10-520, RELATING TO THE OPERATION OF A MOTOR VEHICLE WITHOUT FIRST PAYING THE UNINSURED MOTOR VEHICLE FEE, SO AS TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR THE MISDEMEANOR OFFENSE AND TO ALLOW THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY TO SUSPEND A DRIVER'S LICENSE AND REGISTRATION CERTIFICATE UPON RECEIVING NOTICE OF VIOLATIONS OF ANY UNINSURED MOTORIST STATUTES, INSTEAD OF RECEIVING RECORDS OF A PERSON'S CONVICTION; TO REPEAL SECTION 56-10-270, RELATING TO THE OPERATION OF UNINSURED VEHICLES AND PENALTIES; TO AMEND SECTION 56-3-210, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO TEMPORARY LICENSE PLATES, SO AS TO MAKE THE REQUIREMENTS FOR INFORMATION ON THE TEMPORARY PLATE AND THE REQUIREMENTS FOR TRANSFER OF A LICENSE PLATE MORE DETAILED; TO REPEAL SECTION 56-3-220, RELATING TO DEALERS "SOLD " CARDS FOR VEHICLES; TO AMEND SECTION 56-10-40, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO INSURERS NOTIFYING THE DEPARTMENT OF A LAPSE OR TERMINATION OF INSURANCE, SO AS TO REQUIRE THE INSURER TO GIVE THE DEPARTMENT NOTICE OF FIRST TIME POLICIES AND RENEWALS; AND TO AMEND SECTION 56-10-240, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE REQUIREMENTS ON THE VEHICLE OWNER WHEN THE VEHICLE BECOMES UNINSURED, SO AS TO REQUIRE THE INSURER TO GIVE MORE DETAILED INFORMATION ON POLICIES TO THE DEPARTMENT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4030 -- Rep. Easterday: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-460, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PENALTIES FOR DRIVING WHILE ONE'S LICENSE IS SUSPENDED SO AS TO PROVIDE THE MAGISTRATE'S COURT HAS CONCURRENT, NOT EXCLUSIVE, JURISDICTION TO HEAR THE OFFENSE OF DRIVING WHILE ONE'S LICENSE IS SUSPENDED FOR REASONS OTHER THAN FOR DRIVING WHILE UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF ALCOHOL OR DRUGS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4031 -- Reps. McLeod and Wilder: A BILL TO AMEND ACT 789 OF 1952, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE CLINTON-NEWBERRY NATURAL GAS AUTHORITY, SO AS TO ALLOW THE AUTHORITY TO ENTER INTO FIRM GAS SALES, MAKE CONSISTENT CHANGES IN PROVISIONS TO ALLOW FIRM GAS SALES, AND CHANGE THE MANNER OF THE DISPOSITION OF NET REVENUES, SO THAT THEY ARE DIVIDED EQUALLY BETWEEN THE CITIES OF CLINTON AND NEWBERRY.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Other proceedings

H. 4032 -- Reps. J.M. Neal and Emory: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 50-11-310, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO OPEN SEASON FOR ANTLERED DEER SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT ON ALL WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AREA LANDS IN GAME ZONE 4, BAITING OR HUNTING OVER A BAITED AREA IS PROHIBITED, AND TO PROVIDE THAT IN GAME ZONE 4, EXCEPT FOR DEER, BIG GAME, AND FERAL HOGS CANNOT BE BAITED OR HUNTED OVER BAIT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4033 -- Reps. Allison and Cobb-Hunter: A BILL TO AMEND TITLE 44, CHAPTER 33, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO SICKLE CELL ANEMIA, BY ADDING ARTICLE 1, SO AS TO ESTABLISH THE REDUCING RACIAL AND ETHNIC HEALTH DISPARITIES: CLOSING THE GAP GRANT PROGRAM, TO BE ADMINISTERED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL WHICH PROVIDES FUNDING THROUGH GRANTS TO LOCAL ORGANIZATIONS AND PROGRAMS TO IMPROVE HEALTH OUTCOMES OF RACIAL AND ETHNIC POPULATIONS; TO ESTABLISH THE CLOSING THE GAP COMMITTEE TO APPROVE GRANTS AND DISTRIBUTE FUNDING AND TO PROVIDE FOR ITS MEMBERSHIP AND ADDITIONAL DUTIES; TO ESTABLISH ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA AND PRIORITIES FOR GRANT PROPOSALS AND GUIDELINES FOR ISSUING AND REVIEWING GRANTS; TO CHANGE THE NAME OF CHAPTER 33, TITLE 44 TO "RACIAL AND ETHNIC HEALTH "; AND TO REDESIGNATE SECTION 44-33-10 AS SECTION 44-33-310 AND TO DESIGNATE THAT SECTION AS ARTICLE 3, CHAPTER 33 ENTITLED "SICKLE CELL ANEMIA ".
Introduced and Committed

H. 4034 -- Rep. Littlejohn: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND THE MEMBERS OF THE COWPENS LIONS CLUB ORGANIZED IN 1951 UPON THE CELEBRATION OF THEIR FIFTIETH ANNIVERSARY ON JUNE 18, 2001, AND TO EXTEND TO THEM MANY MORE YEARS OF FAITHFUL SERVICE TO THE COMMUNITY.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4035 -- Reps. J. Brown, Emory, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hosey, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Lourie, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.M. Neal, Riser, Rivers, Scott and Snow: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 11, TITLE 25, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO VETERANS AFFAIRS, BY ADDING SECTION 25-11-55 TO PROVIDE THAT THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY SHALL APPROPRIATE FUNDS DIRECTLY TO THE COUNTY VETERANS AFFAIRS OFFICES IN A MANNER TO BE PROVIDED BY LAW.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4036 -- Reps. Rutherford and Howard: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA TO THE W. J. KEENAN HIGH SCHOOL BOYS BASKETBALL TEAM OF COLUMBIA, AT A DATE AND TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, TO CONGRATULATE THEM FOR WINNING THE AAA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE FOR THE SECOND CONSECUTIVE YEAR.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4037 -- Reps. Rutherford and Howard: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND AND CONGRATULATE THE W. J. KEENAN HIGH SCHOOL BOYS BASKETBALL TEAM FOR WINNING THE AAA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE FOR THE SECOND CONSECUTIVE YEAR AND WISH THEM MUCH SUCCESS IN THE FUTURE.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4038 -- Reps. White, Owens, Bales, Barrett, Battle, Bingham, J. Brown, Carnell, Cato, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Dantzler, Freeman, Gilham, Govan, Harrison, Keegan, Kelley, Kirsh, Klauber, Lee, Lloyd, Martin, McCraw, Miller, J.M. Neal, Ott, Phillips, Rhoad, Riser, Rivers, Robinson, Rodgers, Sandifer, Scott, Snow, Stuart, Taylor, Thompson, Webb, Weeks and A. Young: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 24-13-65, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS PROVIDING PRISONERS FOR LITTER CONTROL PROJECTS, SO AS TO AUTHORIZE THE USE OF PRISONERS FOR COMMUNITY PROJECTS TO ASSIST IN RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION AND REPAIR OF LOW- INCOME HOUSING FOR LOCAL GOVERNMENTS AND FOR COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS SUCH AS HABITAT FOR HUMANITY AND TO REQUIRE PRIVATE ORGANIZATIONS TO SUBMIT APPLICATIONS FOR APPROVAL BY THE DEPARTMENT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4039 -- Rep. Quinn: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THE SOUTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS TO NAME THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS HEADQUARTERS BUILDING THE "WILLIAM D. LEEKE BUILDING ".
Introduced and Committed

H. 4040 -- Rep. Cobb-Hunter: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO MEMORIALIZE THE CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES TO ENACT REFORMS TO THE RAILROAD RETIREMENT SYSTEM AS PROPOSED IN S.697, THE RAILROAD RETIREMENT AND SURVIVORS' IMPROVEMENT ACT OF 2001.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4041 -- Reps. Lourie, Cotty, Scott and Howard: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA TO THE RICHLAND NORTHEAST HIGH SCHOOL MODEL UNITED NATIONS TEAM AND THE RICHLAND NORTHEAST HIGH SCHOOL SCHOLASTIC APTITUDE TEST ACADEMIC TEAM, AT A DATE AND TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, TO CONGRATULATE THE MODEL UNITED NATIONS TEAM FOR CAPTURING THEIR TWELFTH STRAIGHT INTERNATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP AND TO CONGRATULATE THE SCHOLASTIC APTITUDE TEST ACADEMIC TEAM FOR WINNING THE 2001 CLASS AAAA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP SCHOLASTIC APTITUDE TEST COMPETITION.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4042 -- Rep. Wilkins: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 15-41-30, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO REAL AND PERSONAL PROPERTY EXEMPT FROM ATTACHMENT, LEVY, AND SALE, SO AS TO REVISE THE DEBTOR'S INTEREST IN A MOTOR VEHICLE SO THE AMOUNT TRACKS THE EXEMPTED AMOUNT IN FEDERAL LAW.
Introduced and Committed
Committed
Recalled

H. 4043 -- Rep. Townsend: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 59-26-30, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE AWARDING OF CONDITIONAL TEACHING CERTIFICATES BY THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION, SO AS TO DELETE THE AWARDING OF CONDITIONAL CERTIFICATES AND PROVIDE THAT THE BOARD MAY AWARD A TEMPORARY TEACHING CREDENTIAL, UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS, TO A PERSON CHANGING CAREERS WHO DOES NOT QUALIFY FOR A PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4044 -- Rep. Campsen: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 62-7-204, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO CONCURRENT JURISDICTION OF THE PROBATE COURT, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR JURISDICTION OVER ATTORNEY'S FEES IN TRUST LITIGATION; TO AMEND SECTION 62-7-302, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO A TRUSTEE'S STANDARD OF CARE, SO AS TO DESIGNATE THE SECTION AS THE "UNIFORM PRUDENT INVESTOR ACT ", TO RECOGNIZE THE PRUDENT INVESTOR RULE AND THE TOTAL RETURN THEORY OF INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT; AND TO AMEND PART 4, ARTICLE 7, CHAPTER 7, TITLE 62, RELATING TO THE UNIFORM PRINCIPAL AND INCOME ACT, SO AS TO DESIGNATE PART 4 AS THE "UNIFORM PRINCIPAL AND INCOME ACT OF 1997 "; TO PERMIT THE ALLOCATION OF BENEFICIARY RECEIPTS BY A TRUSTEE TO INCOME INSTEAD OF TO PRINCIPAL UNDER CERTAIN SPECIFIED CIRCUMSTANCES AND IN RECOGNITION OF TOTAL RETURN THEORY OF INVESTMENT.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Point of Order
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 4045 -- Reps. Bowers and Rivers: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-25-135 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT CLASSROOM TEACHERS WHO RETIRED UNDER THE STATE RETIREMENT SYSTEM WHILE FULLY CERTIFIED MAY RETURN TO CLASSROOM TEACHING WITHOUT A CURRENT CERTIFICATE FOR A PERIOD NOT TO EXCEED THREE YEARS UNDER GUIDELINES DEVELOPED BY THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4046 -- Reps. J. Brown, Breeland, Clyburn and M. Hines: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO HONOR AND COMMEND THE GRADUATES OF ALLEN UNIVERSITY CLASS OF 1951 WHO CELEBRATE THIS YEAR THE GOLDEN ANNIVERSARY OF THEIR GRADUATION AND TO CONGRATULATE THEM ON THE MANY SUCCESSES AND ACHIEVEMENTS WHICH HAVE COME TO THEM AS A RESULT OF THE EXCELLENT EDUCATION RECEIVED AT ALLEN UNIVERSITY.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4047 -- Reps. J. Hines and Snow: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE THE LATE BUDDY JOHNSON AND HIS SISTER, ELLA JOHNSON, BOTH OF DARLINGTON COUNTY, FOR THEIR EXCEPTIONAL TALENTS AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS IN THE FIELD OF MUSIC ON THE OCCASION OF HIS INDUCTION INTO THE SOUTH CAROLINA MUSIC HALL OF FAME, AND THE UNVEILING OF A HISTORICAL MARKER ON THE GROUNDS OF MAYO HIGH SCHOOL WHICH CHRONICLES THEIR CAREERS IN THE MUSIC INDUSTRY.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4048 -- Reps. Bales, Breeland, M. Hines and Scott: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-24-90 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION SHALL DEVELOP A PROGRAM WHERE PERSONS WHO LACK CERTIFICATION TO BE A PRINCIPAL OR SUPERINTENDENT BUT WHO HAVE SPECIFIED BUSINESS OR MILITARY EXPERIENCE MAY BE EMPLOYED AS A PRINCIPAL OR SUPERINTENDENT UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4049 - Rules Committee: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO SET BY SPECIAL ORDER H.3307, RELATING TO THE STATE EDUCATION LOTTERY, FOR SECOND READING OR OTHER CONSIDERATION ON WEDNESDAY, MAY 2, 2001, IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING THE CALL OF THE UNCONTESTED CALENDAR AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE CONTINUING SPECIAL ORDER CONSIDERATION OF H.3307 UNTIL SECOND READING OR OTHER DISPOSITION; TO SET BY SPECIAL ORDER S.496, RELATING TO THE STATE EDUCATION LOTTERY, FOR SECOND READING OR OTHER CONSIDERATION IMMEDIATELY AFTER SECOND READING SPECIAL ORDER CONSIDERATION OF H.3307 AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE CONTINUING SPECIAL ORDER CONSIDERATION OF S.496 UNTIL SECOND READING OR OTHER DISPOSITION; TO SET BY SPECIAL ORDER H.3307 FOR THIRD READING OR OTHER CONSIDERATION ON THE NEXT LEGISLATIVE DAY IMMEDIATELY AFTER SECOND READING SPECIAL ORDER CONSIDERATION OF S.496 AND PROVIDE FOR THE CONTINUING SPECIAL ORDER CONSIDERATION OF H.3307 UNTIL THIRD READING OR OTHER DISPOSITION; AND TO SET BY SPECIAL ORDER S.496 FOR THIRD READING OR OTHER CONSIDERATION IMMEDIATELY AFTER THIRD READING SPECIAL ORDER CONSIDERATION OF H.3307 AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE CONTINUING SPECIAL ORDER CONSIDERATION OF S.496 UNTIL THIRD READING OR OTHER DISPOSITION.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4050 -- Reps. Carnell, Klauber, Wilder and Harvin: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND THANK MS. JEAN TILLEY OF COLUMBIA FOR HER OUTSTANDING SERVICE AND GOOD WILL TO THE HOSPICE INDUSTRY IN THE PALMETTO STATE.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4051 -- Reps. Sharpe, Rhoad, McLeod, Koon, Bales, Battle, Frye, Gourdine, Riser, Snow, Townsend and Webb: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND THE FOREST PRODUCTS INDUSTRY IN SOUTH CAROLINA FOR ITS COMMITMENT TO RESPONSIBLE USE OF NATURAL RESOURCES AND FOR THE CREATION AND IMPLEMENTATION OF THE SUSTAINABLE FORESTRY INITIATIVE AS A MEANS TO THE RESPONSIBLE USE OF THE NATURAL RESOURCES OF THIS STATE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4052 -- Reps. Wilkins, Harrell, J.R. Smith and Robinson: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 4-29-67, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE FEE IN LIEU OF PROPERTY TAX ALLOWED CERTAIN DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS, SO AS TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL TIME FOR THE REQUIRED NEW INVESTMENT THRESHOLDS TO BE MET IN THE CASE OF A BUSINESS ELIGIBLE FOR THE FOUR PERCENT ASSESSMENT RATIO IN THE FEE AGREEMENT.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned

H. 4053 -- Reps. Robinson, Simrill, Quinn, Koon, Knotts, Whatley, Limehouse, Loftis, Law, Easterday, Perry, Allison, Altman, Cato, Chellis, Dantzler, Davenport, Edge, Frye, Harrell, Haskins, Hinson, Huggins, Keegan, Kirsh, Leach, Merrill, Owens, Rice, Sandifer, W.D. Smith, Stille, Thompson, Tripp, Trotter, Vaughn, Webb, White, Wilkins and A. Young: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO ESTABLISH THE SOUTH CAROLINA HIGHER EDUCATION REALIGNMENT COMMISSION TO EXAMINE EACH PUBLIC INSTITUTION OF HIGHER LEARNING IN THIS STATE AND MAKE RECOMMENDATIONS AS TO WHICH INSTITUTIONS OR PROGRAMS SHOULD BE PERMANENTLY REALIGNED OR MERGED WITH OR TRANSFERRED TO OTHER INSTITUTIONS OR PROGRAMS, TO PROVIDE FOR THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE COMMISSION, TO PROVIDE THE PROCEDURES FOR THE CONSIDERATION OF THE COMMISSION'S REPORT INCLUDING A PROVISION THAT IT IS DEEMED ADOPTED UNLESS DISAPPROVED BY CONCURRENT RESOLUTION OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY AND THAT BEYOND SUCH DISAPPROVAL THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY MAY MAKE NO FURTHER CHANGES IN OR AMENDMENTS TO THE REPORT, TO PROVIDE TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS FOR THOSE INSTITUTIONS OR PROGRAMS WHICH ARE CLOSED, MERGED, OR TRANSFERRED, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE COMMISSION IS TERMINATED ON JULY 1, 2004.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4054 -- Rep. Walker: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 59-25-115, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO AN APPLICANT FOR INITIAL EDUCATION CERTIFICATION BEING REQUIRED TO UNDERGO A STATE FINGERPRINT REVIEW, SO AS TO REVISE THE TIME WHEN SUCH AN APPLICANT MUST UNDERGO THIS REVIEW, THE MANNER OF THIS REVIEW, AND THE INDIVIDUALS TO WHOM THIS PROVISION APPLIES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4055 -- Rep. J.E. Smith: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO PROCLAIM MAY 3, 2001, ASTHMA DAY IN THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, AND TO RECOGNIZE THAT IT TAKES PERSISTENT AND COLLECTIVE EFFORTS AT THE LOCAL, STATE, NATIONAL, AND GLOBAL LEVELS TO CONQUER THIS GROWING PUBLIC HEALTH PROBLEM.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4056 -- Rep. Fleming: A HOUSE RESOLUTION EXTENDING THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE PLAYERS, COACHES, AND STAFF OF THE UNION HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL TEAM ON THURSDAY, MAY 10, 2001, AT A TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER FOR THE PURPOSE OF RECOGNIZING AND CONGRATULATING THEM ON WINNING THE 2000 CLASS AAA FOOTBALL STATE CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4057 -- Rep. Fleming: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND THE UNION HIGH SCHOOL "YELLOW JACKETS " FOOTBALL TEAM ON A TREMENDOUS SEASON OF SPIRITED COMPETITION AND CONGRATULATE THE "YELLOW JACKETS " ON WINNING THE 2000 SOUTH CAROLINA STATE CLASS AAA FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP AND THEIR SECOND CONSECUTIVE STATE FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4058 -- Rep. Harrison: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 20-7-420, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO FAMILY COURT JURISDICTION, SO AS TO PROVIDE THE COURT HAS AUTHORITY TO ASSESS REASONABLE COURT COSTS WHEN A PERSON IS CHARGED WITH THE FAILURE TO OBEY A COURT ORDER.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4059 -- Rep. Harrison: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 2-17-90, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO ACTS PROHIBITED OF LOBBYISTS' PRINCIPALS, SO AS TO ADD AN EXCEPTION FOR THE COST OF FOOD AND BEVERAGES FOR PUBLIC EMPLOYEES ATTENDING A FEDERALLY MANDATED TRAINING PROGRAM.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4060 -- Reps. Limehouse, Harrell, Ott, Owens, Scarborough and D.C. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 50-5-1705, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO CATCH LIMITS FOR RED DRUM AND CERTAIN OTHER FISH, SO AS TO CHANGE THE CATCH LIMIT FOR RED DRUM FROM FIVE FISH IN POSSESSION PER DAY TO ONE FISH IN POSSESSION PER DAY; AND TO AMEND SECTION 50-5-1710, RELATING TO SIZE LIMITS FOR RED DRUM AND CERTAIN OTHER FISH, SO AS TO CHANGE THE MINIMUM SIZE LIMIT FOR RED DRUM FROM FOURTEEN INCHES TO SEVENTEEN INCHES AND PROVIDE THAT IT IS UNLAWFUL TO TAKE RED DRUM OF LESS THAN SEVENTEEN INCHES IN TOTAL LENGTH, OR MORE THAN TWENTY-SEVEN INCHES IN TOTAL LENGTH.
Introduced and Committed
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Amended
Proposed Amendment
Recalled
Objection
Request for Debate
Point of Order

H. 4061 -- Reps. Thompson, Bingham, Cooper, Martin, Robinson, Scarborough, Stille, Trotter, Webb and White: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 7-25-180, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE UNLAWFUL DISTRIBUTION OF CAMPAIGN LITERATURE AT A POLLING PLACE ON ELECTION DAY, SO AS TO MAKE IT UNLAWFUL TO CONDUCT AN EXIT POLL WITHIN TWO HUNDRED FEET OF A POLLING PLACE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4062 -- Rep. Hayes: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO PROVIDE FOR AN INCREASE IN THE LEVY OF TAXES FOR SCHOOL PURPOSES IN DILLON COUNTY FOR THE FISCAL YEAR BEGINNING JULY 1, 2001, AND ENDING JUNE 30, 2002.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Ratified

H. 4063 -- Education and Public Works Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION, RELATING TO PRINCIPAL EVALUATION PROGRAM, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 2558, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Point of Order

H. 4064 -- Education and Public Works Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION, RELATING TO REQUIREMENTS FOR ADDITIONAL AREAS OF CERTIFICATION, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 2567, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Point of Order

H. 4065 -- Education and Public Works Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION, RELATING TO TYPES AND LEVELS OF CREDENTIAL CLASSIFICATION, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 2569, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Point of Order

H. 4066 -- Reps. Stuart, Harrison and Allison: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND DONALD C. CAPPS OF COLUMBIA, PRESIDENT EMERITUS OF THE NATIONAL FEDERATION OF THE BLIND OF SOUTH CAROLINA, FOR THE INVALUABLE CONTRIBUTIONS HE HAS MADE OVER THE LAST FORTY-FIVE YEARS IN AIDING THE BLIND CITIZENS OF SOUTH CAROLINA AND THE NATION, AND TO CONGRATULATE HIM ON RECEIVING AN HONORARY DOCTOR OF LETTERS FROM USC SPARTANBURG.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4067 -- Reps. Thompson, Cooper, Martin, Stille, Townsend and White: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO HONOR AND PAY TRIBUTE TO THE EXTRAORDINARY LIFE AND PUBLIC SERVICE OF OUR FRIEND AND FORMER COLLEAGUE, THE HONORABLE PATRICK BRADLEY HARRIS OF ANDERSON COUNTY.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4068 -- Reps. Lourie and J.E. Smith: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE PROFOUND SORROW OF THE MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA GENERAL ASSEMBLY UPON THE DEATH OF WILLIAM RIPLEY "BILL " BALLOU, SR., OF COLUMBIA AND TO EXTEND DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO HIS FAMILY AND MANY FRIENDS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4069 -- Rep. Hayes: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO NAME A PORTION OF SOUTH CAROLINA HIGHWAY 301 IN DILLON COUNTY AS THE "EUNICE JONES MEMORIAL HIGHWAY " IN MEMORY OF THE LATE MRS. EUNICE JONES, A DISTINGUISHED CITIZEN OF DILLON COUNTY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4070 -- Reps. Scott, Allen, Allison, Altman, Askins, Bales, Barfield, Barrett, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Campsen, Carnell, Cato, Chellis, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb- Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Easterday, Edge, Emory, Fleming, Freeman, Frye, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Hamilton, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jennings, Keegan, Kelley, Kennedy, Kirsh, Klauber, Knotts, Koon, Law, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Meacham-Richardson, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Riser, Rivers, Robinson, Rodgers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Sharpe, Sheheen, Simrill, Sinclair, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Snow, Stille, Stuart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Vaughn, Walker, Webb, Weeks, Whatley, Whipper, White, Wilder, Wilkins, Witherspoon, A. Young and J. Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND ANNA J. AMOS FOR HER MANY YEARS OF DEDICATED SERVICE TO THIS STATE THROUGH HER WORK IN PUBLIC SAFETY AND LAW ENFORCEMENT AND TO CONGRATULATE HER ON BEING PROMOTED TO COLONEL OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA STATE TRANSPORT POLICE.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4071 -- Reps. J.H. Neal, Bales, J. Brown, Cotty, Harrison, Howard, Lourie, Quinn, Rutherford, Scott and J.E. Smith: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO NAME THE INTERCHANGE AT THE INTERSECTION OF INTERSTATE HIGHWAY 77 AND SHOP ROAD IN RICHLAND COUNTY THE "LIEUTENANT COLONEL GEORGE D. MARTIN III INTERCHANGE " IN MEMORY OF LIEUTENANT COLONEL GEORGE D. MARTIN III WHO LOST HIS LIFE ALONG WITH SIX OTHER AMERICANS AND NINE VIETNAMESE IN A HELICOPTER CRASH ON APRIL 7, 2001, IN VIETNAM WHILE SEARCHING FOR AMERICANS MISSING IN ACTION DURING THE VIETNAM WAR, AND TO ERECT APPROPRIATE SIGNS OR MARKERS WHICH CONTAIN THE WORDS "LIEUTENANT COLONEL GEORGE D. MARTIN III INTERCHANGE ".
Introduced and Committed

H. 4072 -- Rep. Sharpe: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 16-11-610 CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO ENTRY ON ANOTHER'S LANDS FOR VARIOUS PURPOSES WITHOUT PERMISSION, SO AS TO ALLOW REGISTERED LAND SURVEYORS, THEIR EMPLOYEES AND AGENTS TO ENTER ONTO THE LANDS OF OTHERS FOR THE PURPOSE OF PERFORMING CUSTOMARY AND NECESSARY ACTS OF SURVEYING LAND.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4073 -- Reps. Chellis and A. Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND CADET RUSS T. TOUCHBERRY OF SUMMERVILLE FOR HIS OUTSTANDING ACADEMIC, ATHLETIC, AND LEADERSHIP ACHIEVEMENTS AS A CADET AND STUDENT ATHLETE AT THE CITADEL, THE MILITARY COLLEGE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, AND TO CONGRATULATE CADET TOUCHBERRY ON WINNING BOTH THE MACARTHUR FOUNDATION AWARD FOR LEADERSHIP AND THE BRIGADIER FOUNDATION PRESIDENT'S AWARD FOR ATHLETICS AS A CADET OFFICER AND CAPTAIN OF THE VARSITY TRACK TEAM DURING HIS SENIOR YEAR AT THE CITADEL.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4074 -- Reps. J. Brown and J.H. Neal: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE BISHOP THEODORE R. MYERS OF RICHLAND COUNTY UPON THE OCCASION OF HIS INSTALLATION AS DIOCESAN BISHOP OF THE BIBLE WAY CHURCHES OF SOUTH CAROLINA ON FRIDAY, MAY 11, 2001.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4075 -- Reps. Harvin and J. Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO COMMEMORATE THE CLARENDON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL UPON THE CELEBRATION OF ITS FIFTIETH ANNIVERSARY AND TO WISH THE HOSPITAL, ITS PAST AND PRESENT BOARD MEMBERS, PHYSICIANS, NURSES, ADMINISTRATION, AND STAFF MANY MORE YEARS OF SUCCESS IN CARING FOR THE PEOPLE OF CLARENDON COUNTY.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4076 -- Reps. Rutherford, J. Brown, J.H. Neal, Scott, Howard, Bales, Lourie, J.E. Smith, Harrison, Cotty and Quinn: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND MRS. TRACI YOUNG COOPER OF RICHLAND COUNTY FOR HER COMMITMENT TO PROVIDING QUALITY EDUCATION TO THE CHILDREN OF SOUTH CAROLINA AND TO CONGRATULATE HER ON BEING NAMED THE 2002 SOUTH CAROLINA TEACHER OF THE YEAR.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4077 -- Rep. Scott: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION RECOGNIZING MRS. DOROTHY C. WILSON OF RICHLAND COUNTY FOR THIRTY-THREE YEARS OF DEDICATED SERVICE IN THE FIELD OF PUBLIC EDUCATION UPON HER RETIREMENT.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4078 -- Reps. Tripp and Cooper: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO NAME THE PORTION OF UNITED STATES HIGHWAY 25 IN GREENVILLE COUNTY THAT RUNS SOUTHWARD BETWEEN THE TOWN LIMITS OF WARE PLACE AND THE GREENVILLE-LAURENS COUNTY LINE, THE "CHARLES AIKEN HIGHWAY ", AND TO INSTALL APPROPRIATE MARKERS OR SIGNS CONTAINING THE WORDS "CHARLES AIKEN HIGHWAY ".
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4079 -- Rep. Allen: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE CONGRATULATIONS AND BEST WISHES OF THE MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA TO THE MEMBERS AND PASTOR OF FAITH CATHEDRAL UPON LEARNING OF THE CHURCH'S DEDICATORY SERVICE HELD ON SUNDAY, APRIL 29, 2001.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4080 -- Rep. Meacham-Richardson: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE DEEPEST SYMPATHY OF THE MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO THE FAMILY AND MANY FRIENDS OF BRUCE UPDIKE OF TEGA CAY, ONE OF YORK COUNTY'S AND TEGA CAY'S MOST RESPECTED COMMUNITY LEADERS, UPON HIS DEATH.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4081 -- Rep. Rutherford: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 22-5-115, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE SWEARER OF AN ARREST WARRANT WHO IS NOT A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER MUST PRESENT A MAGISTRATE WITH THE SWORN STATEMENT OF AT LEAST ONE ADDITIONAL CREDIBLE WITNESS OF THE CRIMINAL OFFENSE CONTAINED IN THE WARRANT BEFORE THE WARRANT MAY BE ISSUED BY THE MAGISTRATE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4082 -- Reps. Koon, Frye, Bingham, Stuart and Knotts: A BILL TO EQUALIZE AMONG THE SCHOOL DISTRICTS OF LEXINGTON COUNTY THE DISTRIBUTION OF PROPERTY TAXES FOR SCHOOLS PAID ON UTILITY PROPERTY IN LEXINGTON COUNTY AND SIMILARLY TO EQUALIZE AMONG THOSE DISTRICTS THE ASSESSED VALUE OF UTILITY PROPERTY IN LEXINGTON COUNTY FOR PURPOSES OF CALCULATING THE INDEX OF TAXPAYING ABILITY AND THE CONSTITUTIONAL BONDED INDEBTEDNESS LIMITATION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4083 -- Rep. Harrell: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 1-23-10, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS USED IN CONNECTION WITH THE STATE REGISTER AND CODE OF REGULATIONS, SO AS TO CLARIFY THAT THE SOUTH CAROLINA BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD PERSONNEL AND HUMAN RESOURCES POLICIES AND PROCEDURES THAT APPLY TO ALL STATE EMPLOYEES ARE REGULATIONS; AND TO AMEND SECTION 1-23-130, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO EMERGENCY REGULATIONS, SO AS TO AUTHORIZE THE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD TO PROMULGATE EMERGENCY REGULATIONS PERTAINING ONLY TO PERSONNEL OR HUMAN RESOURCES THAT APPLY TO ALL STATE EMPLOYEES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4084 -- Rep. Huggins: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND MRS. VICKY G. HORNE, LEXINGTON AND RICHLAND SCHOOL DISTRICT FIVE'S TEACHER OF THE YEAR FOR 2000-2001, AND CONGRATULATE HER ON BEING SELECTED AS ONE OF FIVE FINALISTS FOR THE SOUTH CAROLINA TEACHER OF THE YEAR AWARD.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4085 -- Reps. Leach, Allen, Allison, Altman, Askins, Bales, Barfield, Barrett, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Campsen, Carnell, Cato, Chellis, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Easterday, Edge, Emory, Fleming, Freeman, Frye, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Hamilton, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jennings, Keegan, Kelley, Kennedy, Kirsh, Klauber, Knotts, Koon, Law, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Meacham-Richardson, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Riser, Rivers, Robinson, Rodgers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sharpe, Sheheen, Simrill, Sinclair, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Snow, Stille, Stuart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Vaughn, Walker, Webb, Weeks, Whatley, Whipper, White, Wilder, Wilkins, Witherspoon, A. Young and J. Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE J. TODD WHITE, PRINCIPAL OF MITCHELL ROAD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL IN GREENVILLE, UPON BEING NAMED A 2001 NATIONAL DISTINGUISHED PRINCIPAL AND FOR RECEIVING THE 2001 MILKEN NATIONAL OUTSTANDING EDUCATOR AWARD.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4086 -- Reps. Snow, Lourie and J.E. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 20-7-8940, SO AS TO REQUIRE PERSONS REQUIRED TO REPORT SUSPECTED CASES OF CHILD ABUSE OR NEGLECT TO THE DEPARTMENT OF JUVENILE JUSTICE REPORT A CHILD BELIEVED TO BE ENGAGING IN CRUELTY TO ANIMALS; TO AUTHORIZE THE DEPARTMENT TO REFER THE CHILD FOR PROSECUTION IF APPROPRIATE; TO REQUIRE A TREATMENT PLAN, INCLUDING PSYCHOLOGICAL EVALUATION AND TREATMENT; TO PLACE A CHILD ON PROBATION UNTIL HIS SEVENTEENTH BIRTHDAY UNLESS THE COURT FINDS IT IN THE CHILD'S BEST INTEREST TO BE RELEASED FROM PROBATION; AND TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT TO SUBMIT SEMIANNUAL REPORTS TO THE COURT ON THE CHILD'S STATUS AND PROGRESS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4087 -- Reps. Scott, Allen, Allison, Altman, Askins, Bales, Barfield, Barrett, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Campsen, Carnell, Cato, Chellis, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb- Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Easterday, Edge, Emory, Fleming, Freeman, Frye, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Hamilton, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jennings, Keegan, Kelley, Kennedy, Kirsh, Klauber, Knotts, Koon, Law, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Meacham-Richardson, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Riser, Rivers, Robinson, Rodgers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Sharpe, Sheheen, Simrill, Sinclair, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Snow, Stille, Stuart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Vaughn, Walker, Webb, Weeks, Whatley, Whipper, White, Wilder, Wilkins, Witherspoon, A. Young and J. Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION RECOGNIZING AND COMMENDING MRS. ETHEL MOORE OF RICHLAND COUNTY ON THE OCCASION OF MOTHER'S DAY FOR HER DEVOTION TO HER CHURCH, FAMILY, AND MANY FRIENDS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4088 -- Reps. Scott, Allen, Allison, Altman, Askins, Bales, Barfield, Barrett, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Campsen, Carnell, Cato, Chellis, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb- Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Easterday, Edge, Emory, Fleming, Freeman, Frye, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Hamilton, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jennings, Keegan, Kelley, Kennedy, Kirsh, Klauber, Knotts, Koon, Law, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Meacham-Richardson, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Riser, Rivers, Robinson, Rodgers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Sharpe, Sheheen, Simrill, Sinclair, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Snow, Stille, Stuart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Vaughn, Walker, Webb, Weeks, Whatley, Whipper, White, Wilder, Wilkins, Witherspoon, A. Young and J. Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION RECOGNIZING MRS. HATTIE LUCILLE GEIGER LA-BORDE OF RICHLAND COUNTY ON THE OCCASION OF MOTHER'S DAY FOR HER EXCEPTIONAL DEVOTION TO HER CHURCH, FAMILY, AND MANY FRIENDS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4089 -- Reps. Mack, Cobb-Hunter, Fleming, Gourdine, Hayes, M. Hines, Howard, Keegan, Kennedy, Lee, Littlejohn, McLeod, Ott, Parks, Rhoad, Simrill and Talley: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO MEMORIALIZE THE CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES TO KEEP D. C. GENERAL HOSPITAL OPEN AS A PUBLIC INSTITUTION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4090 -- Reps. Bales, J.H. Neal, Allen, Allison, Altman, Askins, Barfield, Barrett, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Campsen, Carnell, Cato, Chellis, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb- Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Easterday, Edge, Emory, Fleming, Freeman, Frye, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Hamilton, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jennings, Keegan, Kelley, Kennedy, Kirsh, Klauber, Knotts, Koon, Law, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Meacham-Richardson, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Riser, Rivers, Robinson, Rodgers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sharpe, Sheheen, Simrill, Sinclair, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Snow, Stille, Stuart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Vaughn, Walker, Webb, Weeks, Whatley, Whipper, White, Wilder, Wilkins, Witherspoon, A. Young and J. Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO MEMORIALIZE THE MEMORY OF UNITED STATES ARMY LIEUTENANT COLONEL GEORGE D. MARTIN III'S LIFE AND HONOR HIS ACTIONS TAKEN WHILE HE SERVED HIS COUNTRY DUTIFULLY AND COURAGEOUSLY AND EXPRESS DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO THE MEMBERS OF HIS FAMILY.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4091 -- Reps. Coates and Sandifer: A HOUSE RESOLUTION EXTENDING THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO COMMAND SERGEANT MAJOR A. FRANK LEVER III ON THURSDAY, MAY 17, 2001, FOR THE PURPOSE OF BEING RECOGNIZED AS THE FIRST PERSON FROM SOUTH CAROLINA SELECTED TO SERVE AS COMMAND SERGEANT MAJOR OF THE NATIONAL GUARD BUREAU.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4092 -- Rep. Lucas: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION APPLAUDING DR. GEORGE SAWYER OF HARTSVILLE FOR HIS RECOGNITION AS SOUTH CAROLINA TOURISM AMBASSADOR OF 2001 BY THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF PARKS, RECREATION AND TOURISM AND THANKING HIM FOR HIS DAUNTLESS VISION AND TIRELESS CONTRIBUTION IN SHARING THE BEAUTY OF KALMIA GARDENS WITH VISITORS TO DARLINGTON COUNTY AND SOUTH CAROLINA.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4093 -- Rep. Lucas: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION CONGRATULATING THE CITY-WIDE COALITION AND COOPERATION OF THE CITY OF HARTSVILLE, COKER COLLEGE, AND THE HARTSVILLE DOWNTOWN DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATION THAT CREATED AND NURTURED JAZZ! CAROLINA 2000, WINNER OF THE OUTSTANDING TOURISM EVENT OR FESTIVAL OF 2001 AWARD FOR A COMMUNITY OF UNDER FIFTEEN THOUSAND CITIZENS, AND EXTENDING THE GRATITUDE OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO KEN WILMOT, SR., MUSIC DIRECTOR OF THE FESTIVAL, FOR HIS LEADERSHIP IN PRESENTING AN ENERGETIC AND AWARD-WINNING CELEBRATION OF MUSIC
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4094 -- Reps. J.E. Smith and Lourie: A BILL TO AMEND SECTIONS 20-7-490, 20-7-510, 20-7-650, 20-7-670, 20-7- 690, AND 20-7-9710, ALL AS AMENDED, AND SECTION 20-7-2275, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, ALL RELATING TO VARIOUS PROVISIONS IN THE CHILDREN'S CODE HAVING PROVISIONS RELATING TO CHILD DAYCARE, AND SUBARTICLE 11, ARTICLE 13, CHAPTER 7, TITLE 20 RELATING TO THE LICENSURE AND REGULATION OF CHILD DAYCARE FACILITIES, ALL SO AS TO CHANGE THE TERMS "CHILD DAY CARE " OR "DAYCARE " TO "CHILDCARE ".
Introduced and Committed

H. 4095 -- Reps. Robinson, Rice, Trotter and Webb: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO PROVIDE THAT THE SCHOOL DAY MISSED BY THE STUDENTS OF EASLEY AND DACUSVILLE AREA SCHOOLS ON APRIL 26, 2001, NAMELY BY STUDENTS AT CROSSWELL ELEMENTARY, DACUSVILLE ELEMENTARY, DACUSVILLE MIDDLE, EASLEY HIGH, EAST END ELEMENTARY, FOREST ACRES ELEMENTARY, GETTYS MIDDLE, MCKISSICK ELEMENTARY, NORTHSIDE CHILD DEVELOPMENT, SIMPSON ACADEMY, AND WEST END ELEMENTARY BECAUSE OF A WATER LINE BREAK BE EXEMPTED FROM THE MAKE- UP REQUIREMENT OF THE DEFINED MINIMUM PLAN PROVIDING THAT FULL SCHOOL DAYS MISSED DUE TO EXTREME WEATHER OR OTHER CIRCUMSTANCES BE MADE UP.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Ratified

H. 4096 -- Rep. Cato: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 38-1-20, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS USED IN TITLE 38 PERTAINING TO INSURANCE, SO AS TO ADD AND REDEFINE CERTAIN DEFINITIONS TO COMPLY, CONFORM, AND BE CONSISTENT WITH THE AMENDMENT TO CHAPTER 43 OF TITLE 38 IN THIS ACT; TO AMEND CHAPTER 43, TITLE 38, RELATING TO INSURANCE AGENTS AND AGENCIES, SO AS TO, AMONG OTHER THINGS, ESTABLISH A UNIFORM STANDARD FOR PERFORMING THE DUTIES OF A PRODUCER, PROVIDE UNIFORM EXCEPTIONS TO LICENSURE AMONG STATES FOR INDIVIDUALS NOT LICENSED AS INSURANCE PRODUCERS, CLARIFY THE REQUIREMENT FOR AGENCY LICENSURE, REMOVE THE REQUIREMENT THAT AN INSURER LICENSE AN AGENT AND INSTEAD REQUIRE AN INSURER APPOINT A LICENSED AGENT, ESTABLISH STANDARD NOTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS FOR INSURERS AND PRODUCERS WHEN A PRODUCER'S CONTRACT IS CANCELED, PROVIDE IMMUNITY AND CONFIDENTIALITY FOR THESE NOTIFICATIONS, ESTABLISH NONRESIDENT LICENSING STANDARDS FOR PRODUCERS AMONG STATES, ESTABLISH INSURANCE LINES OF AUTHORITY A PRODUCER MAY BE LICENSED FOR IN THE STATE, ESTABLISH FEE STANDARDS FOR LICENSURE AND APPOINTMENT OF AN INSURANCE PRODUCER, ESTABLISH REQUIREMENTS FOR APPLICATION FOR A PRODUCER LICENSE, ESTABLISH A UNIFORM STANDARD FOR NONRESIDENT PRODUCER'S EXEMPTION FROM PRE- LICENSING EDUCATION AND EXAMINATION REQUIREMENTS, PROVIDE UNIFORM STANDARDS FOR ISSUANCE OF A TEMPORARY PRODUCER LICENSE, REQUIRE PRODUCER PRE-LICENSING EDUCATION COURSES TO BE REVIEWED BY THE CONTINUING EDUCATION ADVISORY COMMITTEE, ESTABLISH AN ADDITIONAL EXEMPTION FROM PRODUCER CONTINUING EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS, ADD A REINSTATEMENT PROVISION FOR A PRODUCER'S FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH LICENSING REQUIREMENTS, PROVIDE ADDITIONAL OFFENSES FOR WHICH DISCIPLINARY ACTION MAY BE WARRANTED, AND ESTABLISH REPORTING REQUIREMENTS FOR PRODUCERS AGAINST WHOM ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION OR CRIMINAL PROSECUTION HAS BEEN TAKEN.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4097 -- Reps. Scarborough, Owens, G.M. Smith, J. Young, Sinclair, D.C. Smith, Talley, Bingham, Weeks, Snow, Haskins, Coates, Allen, Bales, Perry, Rivers, Thompson, White, Bowers, Breeland, R. Brown, Freeman, Harrell, Leach, Limehouse and Merrill: A BILL TO AMEND SECTIONS 2-17-10 AND 8-13-1300, BOTH AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING, RESPECTIVELY, TO DEFINITIONS CONCERNING LOBBYISTS AND LOBBYING AND CAMPAIGN PRACTICES, BOTH SO AS TO REVISE THE DEFINITION OF "LEGISLATIVE CAUCUS " TO INCLUDE A CAUCUS BASED ON DURATION OF SERVICE IN THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY.
Introduced
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H. 4098 -- Rep. Harvin: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO HONOR PATSY BROWN EPPERSON OF MANNING, THE NEWLY INSTALLED PRESIDENT OF THE GARDEN CLUB OF SOUTH CAROLINA.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4099 -- Rep. Coates: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO HONOR COMMAND SERGEANT MAJOR A. FRANK LEVER III OF LEXINGTON, THE FIRST PERSON FROM SOUTH CAROLINA TO SERVE AS THE COMMAND SERGEANT MAJOR OF THE NATIONAL GUARD BUREAU.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4100 -- Rep. Walker: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND AND HONOR THE MCABEE FAMILY, BOB, SHARLENE, JACLYN, AND BRET, FOR THEIR TIRELESS EFFORTS AND COUNTLESS HOURS VOLUNTEERING AT THE SPARTANBURG CHILDREN SHELTER AND TO RECOGNIZE THEM ON BEING SELECTED AS THE 2001 SOUTH CAROLINA GOVERNOR'S VOLUNTEER FAMILY.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4101 -- Reps. Scott, M. Hines, Allen, Allison, Altman, Askins, Bales, Barfield, Barrett, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Campsen, Carnell, Cato, Chellis, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Easterday, Edge, Emory, Fleming, Freeman, Frye, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Hamilton, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, J. Hines, Hinson, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jennings, Keegan, Kelley, Kennedy, Kirsh, Klauber, Knotts, Koon, Law, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Meacham-Richardson, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Riser, Rivers, Robinson, Rodgers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Sharpe, Sheheen, Simrill, Sinclair, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Snow, Stille, Stuart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Vaughn, Walker, Webb, Weeks, Whatley, Whipper, White, Wilder, Wilkins, Witherspoon, A. Young and J. Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION RECOGNIZING REVEREND DR. WILLIE E. GIVENS, JR., OF CHARLESTON COUNTY AS HE COMPLETES HIS TERM AS PRESIDENT OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA STATE BAPTIST EDUCATIONAL AND MISSIONARY CONVENTION.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4102 -- Reps. Huggins, Riser and Quinn: A HOUSE RESOLUTION EXTENDING THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE IRMO HIGH SCHOOL BOYS AND GIRLS TENNIS TEAMS, THEIR MANAGERS, AND COACHES ON WEDNESDAY, MAY 23, 2001, FOR THE PURPOSE OF BEING RECOGNIZED FOR WINNING BOTH THE BOYS AND GIRLS CLASS AAAA STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4103 -- Reps. Meacham-Richardson, Vaughn, Barrett, Davenport, Gilham, Hamilton, Klauber, Leach, Littlejohn, Rice, Robinson, Rodgers, Sandifer, G.M. Smith, J.R. Smith, Snow, Stuart and Taylor: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 3, TITLE 53, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO SPECIAL DAYS SO AS TO ADD SECTION 53-3-160 AND ESTABLISH DECEMBER FIFTEENTH OF EACH YEAR AS BILL OF RIGHTS DAY, TO ENCOURAGE ALL GOVERNMENTAL BODIES TO OBSERVE THE ANNUAL BILL OF RIGHTS DAY IN A MANNER THAT EMPHASIZES THE DOCUMENT'S MEANING AND IMPORTANCE, TO REQUIRE THAT THE BILL OF RIGHTS BE READ IN ALL PUBLIC SCHOOLS, GOVERNMENT MEETINGS, AND COURTROOMS ON THAT DATE AND BE READ ALOUD, IN ITS ENTIRETY, ANNUALLY ON THE FIRST LEGISLATIVE SESSION DAY FOLLOWING DECEMBER FIFTEENTH IN BOTH HOUSES OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4104 -- Reps. Harrison, Jennings, Battle and Coates: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 16-17-505, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO CIGARETTE PACKAGES WHICH VIOLATE CERTAIN FEDERAL LAWS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THE OFFENSE RELATES TO CIGARETTES SOLD OR DISTRIBUTED IN THE STATE, TO PROVIDE CIGARETTES WHICH VIOLATE THIS SECTION ARE SUBJECT TO SEIZURE, FORFEITURE AND MUST BE DESTROYED, TO PROVIDE CIGARETTES WHICH VIOLATE THIS SECTION ARE CONSIDERED CONTRABAND WHETHER THE VIOLATION IS KNOWING OR NOT, AND TO PROVIDE A PERSON WHO SELLS, DISTRIBUTES, OR MANUFACTURES CIGARETTES WHO SUSTAINS DIRECT ECONOMIC OR COMMERCIAL INJURY AS A RESULT OF A VIOLATION OF THIS SECTION MAY, IN GOOD FAITH, BRING AN ACTION FOR INJUNCTIVE RELIEF.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4105 -- Reps. J.H. Neal, Meacham-Richardson, Breeland, Carnell, Cobb-Hunter, Gilham, Gourdine, Howard, Loftis, Lourie, Mack, McLeod, Miller, Ott, Owens, Rivers, Rodgers, Rutherford, Snow, Weeks and Wilder: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 20-1-220, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO MARRIAGE LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS, SO AS TO DELETE THE REQUIREMENT THAT THE APPLICATION CONTAIN SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBERS OR THE ALIEN IDENTIFICATION NUMBERS ASSIGNED TO RESIDENT ALIENS WHO DO NOT HAVE SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBERS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4106 -- Reps. Hosey, Rhoad, Allen, Allison, Altman, Askins, Bales, Barfield, Barrett, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Campsen, Carnell, Cato, Chellis, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Easterday, Edge, Emory, Fleming, Freeman, Frye, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Hamilton, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Howard, Huggins, Jennings, Keegan, Kelley, Kennedy, Kirsh, Klauber, Knotts, Koon, Law, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Meacham-Richardson, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Quinn, Rice, Riser, Rivers, Robinson, Rodgers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sharpe, Sheheen, Simrill, Sinclair, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Snow, Stille, Stuart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Vaughn, Walker, Webb, Weeks, Whatley, Whipper, White, Wilder, Wilkins, Witherspoon, A. Young and J. Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND AND HONOR THE "LADY HAWKS " OF BLACKVILLE-HILDA HIGH SCHOOL, IN BLACKVILLE, SOUTH CAROLINA, AND COACH FARRELL ZISSETTE ON THEIR OUTSTANDING SEASON AND CONGRATULATE THEM ON WINNING THE CLASS A GIRLS STATE BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIP FOR THE YEAR 2000-2001.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4107 -- Reps. Hosey, Rhoad, Allen, Allison, Altman, Askins, Bales, Barfield, Barrett, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Campsen, Carnell, Cato, Chellis, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Easterday, Edge, Emory, Fleming, Freeman, Frye, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Hamilton, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Howard, Huggins, Jennings, Keegan, Kelley, Kennedy, Kirsh, Klauber, Knotts, Koon, Law, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Meacham-Richardson, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Quinn, Rice, Riser, Rivers, Robinson, Rodgers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sharpe, Sheheen, Simrill, Sinclair, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Snow, Stille, Stuart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Vaughn, Walker, Webb, Weeks, Whatley, Whipper, White, Wilder, Wilkins, Witherspoon, A. Young and J. Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND THE MEMBERS OF THE JEFFERSON DAVIS ACADEMY "LADY RAIDERS " BASKETBALL TEAM AND COACH ROBYNE JOYNER ON THEIR OUTSTANDING SEASON AND CONGRATULATE THEM ON WINNING THE SOUTH CAROLINA INDEPENDENT SCHOOLS ASSOCIATION REGION 1-A STATE CHAMPIONSHIP FOR THE YEAR 2000-2001.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4108 -- Reps. Hosey and Rhoad: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE MEMBERS, COACHES, AND STAFF OF THE JEFFERSON DAVIS ACADEMY "LADY RAIDERS " BASKETBALL TEAM, AND TO ACCOMPANYING OFFICIALS OF JEFFERSON DAVIS ACADEMY, ON WEDNESDAY, MAY 16, 2001, AT A TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR PURPOSES OF RECOGNIZING AND CONGRATULATING THE "LADY RAIDERS " BASKETBALL TEAM ON WINNING THE SOUTH CAROLINA INDEPENDENT SCHOOLS ASSOCIATION GIRLS STATE BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIP FOR THE YEAR 2000-2001.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4109 -- Reps. Hosey and Rhoad: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE MEMBERS, COACHES, AND STAFF OF THE 2001 BLACKVILLE-HILDA "LADY HAWKS " BASKETBALL TEAM, AND TO ACCOMPANYING OFFICIALS OF BLACKVILLE-HILDA HIGH SCHOOL, ON WEDNESDAY, MAY 16, 2001, AT A TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR PURPOSES OF RECOGNIZING AND CONGRATULATING THE 2001 "LADY HAWKS " BASKETBALL TEAM ON WINNING THE 2001 CLASS A GIRLS STATE BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4110 -- Rep. Haskins: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE WADE HAMPTON HIGH SCHOOL CROSS COUNTRY TEAM, COACHES, AND OTHER SCHOOL OFFICIALS ON WEDNESDAY, MAY 16, 2001, AT A TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF BEING RECOGNIZED AND CONGRATULATED ON WINNING THE 1999 AND 2000 CLASS AAA STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4111 -- Rep. Haskins: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE AND COMMEND THE WADE HAMPTON HIGH SCHOOL CROSS COUNTRY TEAM OF GREENVILLE COUNTY ON WINNING THE 1999 AND 2000 CLASS AAA STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4112 -- Rep. Lucas: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION EXPRESSING THE APPRECIATION OF THE MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY FOR THE DEDICATED WORK OF MRS. FAYE S. YARBOROUGH, OF HARTSVILLE, IN DARLINGTON COUNTY, ON BEHALF OF PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES IN THE DARLINGTON COUNTY AREA AND THROUGHOUT THE STATE.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4113 -- Reps. Harvin and J. Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND THE PLAYERS, COACHES, AND STAFF OF THE CLARENDON HALL VARSITY GIRLS SOFTBALL TEAM FOR A SEASON OF SPIRITED COMPETITION AND TREMENDOUS SUCCESS AND TO CONGRATULATE THE "SAINTS " ON WINNING THE 2001 SOUTH CAROLINA INDEPENDENT SCHOOL ASSOCIATION CLASS A STATE SOFTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4114 -- Reps. Wilkins and Harrison: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 5, TITLE 40, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 6 SO AS TO ENACT THE "UNAUTHORIZED PRACTICE OF LAW CONSUMER PROTECTION ACT " SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT LICENSED SOUTH CAROLINA ATTORNEYS MAY BRING TO THE ATTENTION OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL A PERSON ENGAGING IN THE UNAUTHORIZED PRACTICE OF LAW, TO PROVIDE A TIME PERIOD FOR THE ATTORNEY GENERAL TO DECIDE TO PROSECUTE, TO PROVIDE IF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL FAILS TO PROSECUTE THAT THE REPORTING ATTORNEY MAY BRING A PROCEEDING, TO PROVIDE MONETARY PENALTIES, AND TO GRANT THE REPORTING ATTORNEY IMMUNITY FOR BRINGING THE ACTION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4115 -- Reps. Wilkins and W.D. Smith: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO PROVIDE THAT THE TIME PERIODS STIPULATED IN THE ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURES ACT FOR THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO APPROVE, DISAPPROVE, OR OTHERWISE ACT ON REGULATIONS ARE TOLLED FROM JUNE 7, 2001, UNTIL THE DATE THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY RECONVENES FOR ITS 2002 SESSION, TO PROVIDE THAT THE AUTHORITY FOR THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO APPROVE, DISAPPROVE, OR OTHERWISE ACT ON REGULATIONS ALSO CEASES FROM JUNE 7, 2001, UNTIL THE DATE THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY RECONVENES FOR ITS 2002 SESSION, AND TO PROVIDE THAT FROM JUNE 7, 2001, UNTIL THE DATE THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY RECONVENES FOR ITS 2002 SESSION, EMERGENCY REGULATIONS OR THE RENEWAL OF EMERGENCY REGULATIONS ARE PERMITTED AS THOUGH THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY WERE NOT IN SESSION.
Introduced and Committed
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H. 4116 -- Rep. Rivers: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND THE JASPER COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY FOR THE PUBLICATION AND OUTSTANDING SUCCESS OF ITS BOOK, "REFLECTIONS: A PICTORIAL HISTORY OF JASPER COUNTY ".
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4117 -- Reps. Sandifer and Cato: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 58-35-75 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT ANY PUBLIC UTILITY OR ENTITY THAT PROVIDES PUBLIC UTILITY SERVICES WHICH HAS UNDERGROUND CABLES, FACILITIES, OR LINES MUST PARTICIPATE IN THE PALMETTO UTILITY PROTECTION SERVICE, INC., A CORPORATION FORMED UNDER THIS CHAPTER DESIGNED TO PROVIDE A COMPUTERIZED NOTIFICATION SYSTEM OF UNDERGROUND UTILITY CABLES, FACILITIES, AND LINES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4118 -- Rep. Hinson: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-39-101 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT STUDENTS WHO SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETE TWELVE FULL YEARS OF ACADEMIC WORK AS SPECIFIED BY THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION BUT WHO DO NOT COMPLETE ALL UNITS REQUIRED FOR A HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA OR WHO DO NOT PASS ALL REQUIRED EXIT EXAMS SHALL BE AWARDED A SPECIAL DIPLOMA SIGNIFYING THESE ACHIEVEMENTS RATHER THAN RECEIVING A CERTIFICATE OF ATTENDANCE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4119 -- Rep. Hinson: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE SENSE OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA THAT THE STATE SHALL MAKE AN APPROPRIATION OF NOT LESS THAN FIVE HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER'S MEMORIAL IN HONOR OF THOSE SOUTH CAROLINA LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS WHO HAVE LOST THEIR LIVES IN THE LINE OF DUTY.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4120 -- Rep. Perry: A HOUSE RESOLUTION EXPRESSING THE CONGRATULATIONS OF THE MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA TO WILSON COLEMAN MILES III OF AIKEN, SOUTH CAROLINA, UPON ATTAINING THE EAGLE SCOUT AWARD, THE HIGHEST AND MOST DISTINGUISHED HONOR A BOY SCOUT MAY RECEIVE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4121 -- Rep. Ott: A BILL TO PROVIDE THAT MEMBERS OF THE CALHOUN COUNTY TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE, IN PERFORMANCE OF THEIR DUTIES, BE PAID FIFTY DOLLARS FOR EACH MEETING A MEMBER ATTENDS.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
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H. 4122 -- Reps. Harvin and J. Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE PLAYERS, COACHES, AND STAFF OF THE CLARENDON HALL VARSITY GIRLS SOFTBALL TEAM, AND OTHER SCHOOL OFFICIALS, ON WEDNESDAY, MAY 16, 2001, AT A TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER FOR THE PURPOSE OF RECOGNIZING AND CONGRATULATING THE TEAM ON WINNING THE SOUTH CAROLINA INDEPENDENT SCHOOL ASSOCIATION CLASS A STATE SOFTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4123 -- Reps. J.R. Smith, Clyburn, Perry, Sharpe and D.C. Smith: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND USC - AIKEN, ITS FACULTY, STAFF, STUDENTS, ORGANIZERS, AND SUPPORTERS FOR ITS MANY CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA AND THE CITIZENS OF OUR STATE ON THE OCCASION OF ITS FORTIETH ANNIVERSARY.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4124 -- Reps. Scott, Bales, Rutherford, Howard, Govan, J.H. Neal, Whipper, Allen, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Carnell, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Gourdine, Harvin, J. Hines, Hosey, Jennings, Lloyd, Lourie, Parks, Phillips, Rhoad, Rivers, F.N. Smith, Snow and Weeks: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO ESTABLISH THE JIMMY CARTER COMMEMORATIVE COMMITTEE TO SELECT AN ARTIST TO PAINT A PORTRAIT OF THE HONORABLE JIMMY CARTER, THIRTY-NINTH PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, TO REQUIRE THE COMMITTEE TO PERFORM CERTAIN OTHER FUNCTIONS, INCLUDING THE RAISING OF PRIVATE FUNDING FOR THE PORTRAIT, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE PORTRAIT SHALL BE PLACED APPROPRIATELY IN THE HALL OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES UPON COMPLETION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4125 -- Reps. J. Young, G.M. Smith and Harvin: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE WILSON HALL BARONS AND COACH HILL OF SUMTER ON THURSDAY, MAY 17, 2001, AT A TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER FOR THE PURPOSE OF BEING RECOGNIZED AND CONGRATULATED ON WINNING THE SOUTH CAROLINA INDEPENDENT SCHOOLS ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION CLASS 3-A STATE GOLF TITLE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4126 -- Reps. J. Young, G.M. Smith and Harvin: A HOUSE RESOLUTION RECOGNIZING THE WILSON HALL BARONS OF SUMTER ON THEIR TWENTY-EIGHT STROKE WIN OVER PINEWOOD PREP FOR THE SOUTH CAROLINA INDEPENDENT SCHOOLS ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION CLASS 3-A STATE GOLF TITLE, AND APPLAUDING COACH HUGH HILL AND THE BARONS FOR THEIR OUTSTANDING TEAM AND INDIVIDUAL EFFORTS DURING THE 2000-2001 SEASON.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4127 -- Reps. Huggins, Riser and Quinn: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND THE IRMO HIGH SCHOOL TENNIS TEAMS AND THEIR COACH, BILL PORTER, FOR WINNING BOTH THE GIRLS AND BOYS STATE CLASS AAAA TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIPS THIS YEAR.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4128 -- Rep. Huggins: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE CONGRATULATIONS AND COMMENDATIONS OF THE MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE NAVY JUNIOR ROTC UNIT OF CHAPIN HIGH SCHOOL IN CHAPIN ON BEING NAMED THE BEST NAVY JUNIOR ROTC UNIT IN SOUTH CAROLINA AND IN THE SOUTHEASTERN UNITED STATES, AND TO WISH THE UNIT CONTINUED SUCCESS AS IT COMPETES FOR THE HONOR OF BEING NAMED BEST UNIT IN THE NATION.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4129 -- Rep. Askins: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND ROBERT L. "RED " MCELVEEN OF LAKE CITY FOR HIS TIRELESS EFFORTS TO BETTER HIS COMMUNITY AND THIS STATE THROUGH HIS LEADERSHIP AND SERVICE, AND TO EXTEND THE SINCERE BEST WISHES OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO HIM AND HIS FAMILY UPON THE OCCASION OF HIS RETIREMENT AS MAGISTRATE FOR THE LAKE CITY DISTRICT IN FLORENCE COUNTY.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4130 -- Reps. J. Brown, Allen, Allison, Altman, Askins, Bales, Barfield, Barrett, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Campsen, Carnell, Cato, Chellis, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Easterday, Edge, Emory, Fleming, Freeman, Frye, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Hamilton, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jennings, Keegan, Kelley, Kennedy, Kirsh, Klauber, Knotts, Koon, Law, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Meacham-Richardson, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Riser, Rivers, Robinson, Rodgers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sharpe, Sheheen, Simrill, Sinclair, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Snow, Stille, Stuart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Vaughn, Walker, Webb, Weeks, Whatley, Whipper, White, Wilder, Wilkins, Witherspoon, A. Young and J. Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE MRS. MARIE FRIERSON OF COLUMBIA UPON RECEIVING THE COMMISSIONER'S AWARD FROM THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES IN WASHINGTON, D. C., FOR HER OUTSTANDING LEADERSHIP AND SERVICE IN THE PREVENTION OF CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4131 -- Reps. J. Young, G.M. Smith, Harvin, G. Brown, Weeks and J.H. Neal: 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 MR. FRANCIS MARION MOISE, JR., OF SUMTER, AND TO EXTEND DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO HIS FAMILY AND MANY FRIENDS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4132 -- Reps. Rivers, Bowers, Knotts, Koon and Frye: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND THE HONORABLE WILLIAM C. ANDERSON, JR., MUNICIPAL JUDGE OF THE CITY OF HAMPTON, FOR HIS DISTINGUISHED THIRTY-FIVE-YEAR CAREER ON THE BENCH UPON HIS RETIREMENT.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4133 -- Reps. McGee and Coates: A BILL TO REVISE THE MANNER IN WHICH MEMBERS OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF FLORENCE COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT 1 ARE ELECTED BEGINNING WITH THE 2002 ELECTION, TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THEIR TERMS OF OFFICE, AND THE FILLING OF VACANCIES; AND TO AMEND ACT 239 OF 1981, RELATING TO THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF FLORENCE COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT 1, AND THE BUDGET OF THE DISTRICT, SO AS TO REVISE THE MANNER IN WHICH ANNUAL SCHOOL MILLAGE ABOVE A CERTAIN AMOUNT MUST BE APPROVED BY THE QUALIFIED ELECTORS OF THE DISTRICT AND TO DELETE PROVISIONS RELATING TO THE ELECTION OF MEMBERS OF THE BOARD WHICH ARE INCONSISTENT WITH THE ABOVE PROVISIONS.
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H. 4134 -- Rep. Lourie: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-26-95 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT BEGINNING JULY 1, 2002, ANY LICENSED SCHOOL COUNSELOR WHO HAS MET THE REQUIREMENTS FOR AND ACQUIRED A NATIONAL CERTIFIED SCHOOL COUNSELOR (NCSC) ENDORSEMENT FROM THE NATIONAL BOARD OF CERTIFIED COUNSELORS AND WHO IS EMPLOYED AS A SCHOOL COUNSELOR BY A LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICT ON A TEACHER SALARY SCHEDULE SHALL RECEIVE ALL INCENTIVES AND PRIVILEGES OFFERED TO INDIVIDUALS RECEIVING THE NATIONAL BOARD FOR PROFESSIONAL TEACHING STANDARDS CERTIFICATION AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE CONDITIONS UNDER WHICH THESE INCENTIVES AND PRIVILEGES SHALL BE CONTINUED.
Introduced and Committed

\H. 4135 -- Reps. Kelley, Edge and Keegan: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 23-35-120, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE OFFENSE OF SELLING PERMISSIBLE FIREWORKS TO CHILDREN AND THE UNLAWFUL DISCHARGE OF FIREWORKS, SO AS TO EXTEND THE LIMIT OF SIX HUNDRED FEET OF A CHURCH, HOSPITAL, ASYLUM, OR PUBLIC SCHOOL WITHIN WHICH IT IS UNLAWFUL TO DISCHARGE TO ANY RESIDENTIAL AREA WITH A DENSITY OF THIRTY OR MORE RESIDENCES AN ACRE AND TO UPDATE A REFERENCE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4136 -- Rep. Huggins: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE NAVY JUNIOR ROTC OF CHAPIN HIGH SCHOOL, THEIR INSTRUCTORS, AND SCHOOL OFFICIALS ON WEDNESDAY, MAY 23, 2001, AT A TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER FOR THE PURPOSE OF BEING RECOGNIZED FOR BEING NAMED THE BEST NAVY JUNIOR ROTC UNIT IN SOUTH CAROLINA AND IN THE SOUTHEASTERN UNITED STATES.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4137 -- Reps. Battle and Hayes: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION APPLAUDING THE PEE DEE ACADEMY LADY EAGLES ON THEIR SECOND STRAIGHT SOUTH CAROLINA INDEPENDENT SCHOOLS ASSOCIATION CLASS AA STATE VOLLEYBALL CHAMPIONSHIP, AND RECOGNIZING THE MULLINS TEAM AND COACH LORIE ANN BAXLEY FOR THEIR COMEBACK FROM THE LOSS OF FIVE SENIORS ON THE 1999 TITLE TEAM TO AN ASTOUNDING UNDEFEATED 19-0 CHAMPIONSHIP RUN IN 2000.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4138 -- Reps. Battle and Hayes: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND THE PLAYERS, COACHES, AND STAFF OF THE "LADY EAGLES " BASKETBALL TEAM OF PEE DEE ACADEMY FOR THEIR REMARKABLE SEASON AND TO CONGRATULATE THEM ON WINNING THE 2000-2001 SOUTH CAROLINA INDEPENDENT SCHOOL ASSOCIATION CLASS AA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4139 -- Rep. Leach: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO J. TODD WHITE, PRINCIPAL OF MITCHELL ROAD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL IN GREENVILLE ON TUESDAY, MAY 22, 2001, AT A TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER FOR THE PURPOSE OF BEING RECOGNIZED FOR BEING SELECTED AS A 2001 NATIONAL DISTINGUISHED PRINCIPAL.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4140 -- Reps. Talley and Sinclair: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND AND CONGRATULATE THE DORMAN HIGH SCHOOL VARSITY BOYS' SOCCER TEAM OF SPARTANBURG FOR WINNING THE 2001 CLASS AAAA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP ON SATURDAY, MAY 12, 2001, AND TO WISH THEM MUCH ATHLETIC AND ACADEMIC SUCCESS IN THE FUTURE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4141 -- Reps. Scarborough, Altman, Breeland, R. Brown, Campsen, Chellis, Dantzler, Harrell, Limehouse, Mack, Whatley and Whipper: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE RUFUS CALVIN BARKLEY, JR.'S, LIFE AND HIS OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENTS AND GENEROUS CONTRIBUTIONS, LEADERSHIP, AND SERVICE TO THE CITY OF CHARLESTON AND TO EXTEND THE DEEPEST SYMPATHY AND SINCERE CONDOLENCES OF THE MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO MR. BARKLEY'S WONDERFUL FAMILY AND IMMEASURABLE NUMBER OF FRIENDS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4142 -- Rep. Cotty: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 1-11-720, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO ENTITIES WHOSE EMPLOYEES AND RETIREES ARE ELIGIBLE FOR STATE HEALTH AND DENTAL INSURANCE AND REQUIREMENTS FOR ELIGIBILITY, SO AS TO INCLUDE REGIONAL EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES COUNCILS/MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATIONS FUNDED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 4143 -- Reps. A. Young, Knotts, Whatley, Kennedy, Meacham-Richardson and Kirsh: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO POSTPONE THE COMPULSORY TESTIMONY REQUIREMENTS OF SECTION 56-5-2934 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO THE "ILLEGAL PER SE " LAW UNTIL THE EARLIER OF ADEQUATE FUNDING OF THE PROGRAM BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OR JUNE 30, 2003.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
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Returned by Senate With Amendment
Enrolled
Ratified

H. 4144 -- Reps. Tripp and Townsend: A BILL TO INCLUDE WITHIN ANDERSON SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 2 IN ANDERSON COUNTY A CERTAIN AREA OF GREENVILLE COUNTY.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
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H. 4145 -- Reps. Walker and Littlejohn: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION BEGINNING JULY 1, 2002, BY REGULATION SHALL RESUME THE CERTIFICATION OF SCHOOL SOCIAL WORKERS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4146 -- Reps. Sinclair, Allison, Delleney, Lee, Littlejohn and Walker: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO AUTHORIZE THE STATE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2001, TO TRANSFER OWNERSHIP OF A SURPLUS NATIONAL GUARD ARMORY IN WOODRUFF, SOUTH CAROLINA, TO THE CITY OF WOODRUFF.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Ratified

H. 4147 -- Reps. Huggins, Quinn and Riser: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND IRMO MIDDLE SCHOOL IN LEXINGTON COUNTY FOR ITS EXCELLENT BAND PROGRAM WHICH HAS NOW CULMINATED IN THE SCHOOL AND ITS HONOR BAND BEING THE SOLE RECIPIENT OF THE SUDLER CUP FOR THE YEAR 2000 AND TO RECOGNIZE THAT THE SUDLER CUP IS THE MOST PRESTIGIOUS INTERNATIONAL AWARD RECOGNIZING JUNIOR HIGH AND MIDDLE SCHOOL CONCERT BANDS OF OUTSTANDING MUSICAL EXCELLENCE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4148 -- Reps. Chellis and A. Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA TO THE SUMMERVILLE HIGH SCHOOL BOYS TRACK TEAM THURSDAY, MAY 24, 2001, AT A TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, TO COMMEND AND CONGRATULATE THEM FOR WINNING THE AAAA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP SATURDAY, MAY 12, 2001, AND WISH THE TEAM MUCH ATHLETIC AND ACADEMIC SUCCESS IN THE FUTURE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4149 -- Reps. Chellis, A. Young and Owens: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND AND CONGRATULATE THE SUMMERVILLE HIGH SCHOOL BOYS TRACK TEAM FOR WINNING THE AAAA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP SATURDAY, MAY 12, 2001, AND WISH THE TEAM MUCH ATHLETIC AND ACADEMIC SUCCESS IN THE FUTURE.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4150 -- Reps. Carnell, Lourie, Wilkins, Allen, Allison, Altman, Askins, Bales, Barfield, Barrett, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Campsen, Cato, Chellis, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Easterday, Edge, Emory, Fleming, Freeman, Frye, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Hamilton, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jennings, Keegan, Kelley, Kennedy, Kirsh, Klauber, Knotts, Koon, Law, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lucas, Mack, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Meacham-Richardson, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Riser, Rivers, Robinson, Rodgers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sharpe, Sheheen, Simrill, Sinclair, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Snow, Stille, Stuart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Vaughn, Walker, Webb, Weeks, Whatley, Whipper, White, Wilder, Witherspoon, A. Young and J. Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE PROFOUND SORROW OF THE MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA GENERAL ASSEMBLY UPON THE DEATH OF WILLIAM RUSSELL "BILL " FLOYD, OF COLUMBIA, AND TO EXTEND DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO HIS FAMILY AND MANY FRIENDS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4151 -- Reps. J.M. Neal and Emory: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR MAE "MISS MAE " W. CATOE OF LANCASTER COUNTY FOR OVER FORTY- SEVEN YEARS OF DEVOTED AND DISTINGUISHED SERVICE ON THE LANCASTER COUNTY REGISTRATION AND ELECTION COMMISSION AND TO EXPRESS THE GRATITUDE OF THE MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO HER FOR HER LIFETIME OF CONTINUING COMMITMENT TO PUBLIC SERVICE.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4152 -- Reps. Sharpe, Hosey, Perry, D.C. Smith and J.R. Smith: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND THE EMERGENCY SERVICE ORGANIZATIONS IN AIKEN AND BARNWELL COUNTIES, THE SOUTH CAROLINA EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS DIVISION, AND THE DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY-SAVANNAH RIVER SITE FOR THEIR OUTSTANDING EFFORTS AND COOPERATION IN PROVIDING EMERGENCY SERVICES TO THE CITIZENS OF AIKEN AND BARNWELL COUNTIES.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4153 -- Reps. Knotts, Law, Whatley, Altman, Kirsh, Sandifer, G.M. Smith, Thompson, Vaughn, A. Young and J. Young: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 37-5-108, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO UNCONSCIONABILITY OF CONSUMER CREDIT CONTRACTS AND LIMITATIONS ON A CREDITOR'S COLLECTION REMEDIES SO AS TO PROHIBIT COLLECTION TELEPHONE CALLS FROM MIDNIGHT FRIDAY THROUGH MIDNIGHT SUNDAY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4154 -- Rep. Campsen: A BILL TO ENACT THE SOUTH CAROLINA ESTATES AND PROBATE REFORM ACT; TO AMEND SUBARTICLE 5, ARTICLE 3, CHAPTER 7, TITLE 20, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE UNIFORM GIFTS TO MINORS ACT, SO AS TO DESIGNATE SUBARTICLE 5 AS THE "UNIFORM TRANSFERS TO MINORS ACT ", TO CHANGE THE AGE OF DISTRIBUTION TO TWENTY-ONE YEARS, INCLUDE BOTH GRATUITOUS TRANSFERS AND TRANSFERS FOR CONSIDERATION TRANSFERS AND BOTH LIFETIME TRANSFERS AND TRANSFERS FROM TRUSTS, ESTATES, AND GUARDIANSHIPS, AND LIMIT THE MINOR'S LIABILITY TO THIRD PARTIES TO CASES OF PERSONAL FAULT; TO AMEND SECTION 62-5-501, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE DURABLE POWER OF ATTORNEY, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR REASONABLE COMPENSATION FOR AN ATTORNEY-IN-FACT ACTING PURSUANT TO A DURABLE POWER OF ATTORNEY, AND TO PROVIDE FOR PROTECTION OF THIRD PARTIES RELYING ON THE ACTS OF AN INDIVIDUAL ACTING PURSUANT TO A DURABLE POWER OF ATTORNEY; TO AMEND ARTICLE 2, CHAPTER 2, TITLE 62, RELATING TO INTESTACY, SUCCESSION AND WILLS, SO AS TO CHANGE THE TITLE OF THE ARTICLE TO "INTESTACY, WILLS, AND DONATIVE TRANSFERS; TO AMEND PART 7, ARTICLE 2, CHAPTER 2, TITLE 62, RELATING TO CONTRACTUAL ARRANGEMENTS RELATING TO DEATH, SO AS TO REPLACE PART 7 WITH RULES FOR CONSTRUCTION OF WILLS AND OTHER INSTRUMENTS GOVERNING TRANSFERS; TO AMEND SECTION 62-2-803, RELATING TO THE EFFECT OF HOMICIDE ON INTESTATE SUCCESSION, WILLS, JOINT ASSETS, LIFE INSURANCE, AND BENEFICIARY DESIGNATIONS, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR A JUDICIAL DETERMINATION OF CRIMINAL ACCOUNTABILITY, USING THE PREPONDERANCE OF THE EVIDENCE STANDARD, IN THE ABSENCE OF A CRIMINAL CONVICTION; TO AMEND PART 8, ARTICLE 2, CHAPTER 2, TITLE 62, RELATING TO GENERAL PROVISIONS AS TO INTESTATE SUCCESSION, BY ADDING SECTION 62-2-805 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR REVOCATION OF PROBATE AND NONPROBATE TRANSFERS BY DIVORCE AND ANNULMENT; TO AMEND SECTION 34-19-120, RELATING TO ACCESS TO A LOCKBOX TO OBTAIN A POWER OF ATTORNEY, SO AS TO FACILITATE ACCESS CONDITIONED ON A VERIFIED DOCUMENT; AND TO AMEND SECTION 27-7-40, RELATING TO THE CREATION AND SEVERANCE OF A JOINT TENANCY, SO AS TO CLARIFY THAT A JOINT TENANCY WITH A RIGHT OF SURVIVORSHIP IN REAL ESTATE MAY TRANSFER HIS INTEREST WITHOUT JOINDER OF THE OTHER JOINT TENANTS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4155 -- Reps. Knotts and Whatley: A BILL TO ENACT THE "SOUTH CAROLINA OMNIBUS ENVIRONMENTAL PENALTIES ACT " INCLUDING PROVISIONS; TO AMEND SECTION 11-35-4220, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DEBARMENT OR SUSPENSION FROM CONSIDERATION FOR AWARD OF CONTRACTS UNDER THE PROCUREMENT CODE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A CONVICTION FOR A CRIMINAL VIOLATION OF AN ENVIRONMENTAL LAW OF THIS STATE OR ANY OTHER STATE OR OF A FEDERAL ENVIRONMENTAL LAW AS A CAUSE FOR DEBARMENT OR SUSPENSION; TO AMEND SECTION 16-11-700, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE OFFENSE OF LITTERING, SO AS TO DISTINGUISH LITTERING FOR COMMERCIAL AND NONCOMMERCIAL PURPOSES AND TO INCREASE PENALTIES FOR CERTAIN LITTERING VIOLATIONS; TO AMEND CHAPTER 11, TITLE 16, RELATING TO THE PROTECTION OF PROPERTY, BY ADDING SECTION 16-11-705 SO AS TO PROVIDE DEFINITIONS RELATING TO AND FOR THE PURPOSE OF ENFORCING ENVIRONMENTAL LAWS, TO PROVIDE FOR ASSIMILATION OF FEDERAL ENVIRONMENTAL LAWS AS THE LAW OF THIS STATE FOR PURPOSES OF STATE ENFORCEMENT OF FEDERAL ENVIRONMENTAL LAWS IN THIS STATE, TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON WHO NEGLIGENTLY VIOLATES ANY PROVISION OF AN ENVIRONMENTAL LAW WHOSE ACTS OR OMISSIONS DO NOT CAUSE CONTAMINATION, POLLUTION, OR HARM TO THE ENVIRONMENT OF THIS STATE IS GUILTY OF A MISDEMEANOR, TO FURTHER PROVIDE THAT IF A PERSON'S NEGLIGENT VIOLATION OF AN ENVIRONMENTAL LAW CAUSES OR CONTRIBUTES TO SERIOUS BODILY INJURY OR DEATH TO ONE OR MORE PERSONS, OR TO DOMESTIC ANIMALS, WILDLIFE, FISH, BIRDS, OR PLANTS IN THIS STATE HE IS GUILTY OF A FELONY, TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON WHO KNOWINGLY, INTENTIONALLY, OR RECKLESSLY VIOLATES ANY PROVISION OF AN ENVIRONMENTAL LAW WHOSE ACTS OR OMISSIONS CAUSE OR CONTRIBUTE TO CONTAMINATION, POLLUTION, OR HARM TO THE ENVIRONMENT OF THIS STATE, OR CAUSES OR CONTRIBUTES TO SERIOUS BODILY INJURY, OR DEATH TO ONE OR MORE PERSONS, OR TO DOMESTIC ANIMALS, WILDLIFE, FISH, BIRDS, OR PLANTS IN THIS STATE, IS GUILTY OF A FELONY, AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS OF THIS SECTION; TO AMEND CHAPTER 1, TITLE 44, RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL, BY ADDING SECTION 44-1-115 SO AS TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THE DUTIES OF THE BOARD OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL IN CONNECTION WITH HOLDING RESPONSIBLE PERSONS ACCOUNTABLE FOR ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTION AND TO PROVIDE FOR INVESTIGATIONS OF PERSONS APPLYING FOR OR HOLDING PERMITS ISSUED UNDER CERTAIN ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION LAWS OF THIS STATE; TO AMEND CHAPTER 1, TITLE 44, RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL, BY ADDING SECTION 44-1-290 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT MUST INVESTIGATE AND MAINTAIN A COMPLETE RECORD OF EVERY KNOWN CIVIL AND CRIMINAL VIOLATION OF AN ENVIRONMENTAL LAW IN THIS STATE AND MUST PUBLISH AN INDEX OF ALL RECORDS OF ALL CIVIL AND CRIMINAL VIOLATIONS OF ENVIRONMENTAL LAWS THAT OCCUR IN THIS STATE, AND PROVIDE THAT THE ATTORNEY GENERAL MUST FURNISH CERTAIN INFORMATION TO THE DEPARTMENT; TO AMEND SECTION 44-55-20, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS USED IN THE STATE SAFE DRINKING WATER ACT, BY AMENDING THE DEFINITION OF "PERSON " SO AS TO INCLUDE DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, AND EMPLOYEES OF LEGAL ENTITIES AND BY ADDING DEFINITIONS FOR "KNOWING " OR "KNOWINGLY ", "RESPONSIBLE PARTY ", AND "SERIOUS BODILY INJURY "; TO AMEND SECTION 44-55-80, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO UNLAWFUL ACTS UNDER THE STATE SAFE DRINKING WATER ACT, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IT IS UNLAWFUL FOR A PERSON TO MAKE FALSE MATERIAL STATEMENTS, DESTROY, ALTER, OR CONCEAL CERTAIN RECORDS, WITHHOLD CERTAIN INFORMATION RELATING TO DANGER TO THE PUBLIC HEALTH OR SAFETY, TRANSPORT, TREAT, STORE OR DISPOSE OF CERTAIN POLLUTANTS, OR PLACE ANOTHER PERSON IN IMMINENT DANGER OR DEATH OR SERIOUS BODILY INJURY BY A VIOLATION OF THE STATE SAFE DRINKING WATER ACT; TO AMEND SECTION 44-55-90, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PENALTIES FOR CERTAIN VIOLATIONS OF THE STATE SAFE DRINKING WATER ACT, SO AS TO REVISE THE PENALTIES, CHANGE THE CLASSIFICATION OF CERTAIN VIOLATIONS OF THE STATE SAFE DRINKING WATER ACT FROM MISDEMEANOR VIOLATIONS TO FELONY VIOLATIONS AND TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THE OFFENSE AND PENALTY FOR KNOWING ENDANGERMENT; TO AMEND SECTION 44-56-20, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS USED IN THE HAZARDOUS WASTE MANAGEMENT ACT, BY ADDING DEFINITIONS OF "KNOWING " AND "KNOWINGLY ", "PERSON ", "RESPONSIBLE PARTY ", AND "SERIOUS BODILY INJURY "; TO AMEND SECTION 44-56-130, RELATING TO UNLAWFUL ACTS UNDER THE HAZARDOUS WASTE MANAGEMENT ACT, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IT IS UNLAWFUL FOR ANY PERSON TO FAIL TO COMPLY WITH CERTAIN COURT ORDERS, AND TO PROVIDE THAT IT IS UNLAWFUL FOR A PERSON TO MAKE FALSE MATERIAL STATEMENTS, DESTROY, ALTER, OR CONCEAL CERTAIN RECORDS, WITHHOLD CERTAIN INFORMATION RELATING TO DANGER TO THE PUBLIC HEALTH OR SAFETY, TRANSPORT, TREAT, STORE OR DISPOSE OF CERTAIN POLLUTANTS, OR PLACE ANOTHER PERSON IN IMMINENT DANGER OR DEATH OR SERIOUS BODILY INJURY BY A VIOLATION OF THE HAZARDOUS WASTE MANAGEMENT ACT; TO AMEND SECTION 44-56-140, RELATING TO CIVIL AND CRIMINAL PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS OF THE HAZARDOUS WASTE MANAGEMENT ACT, SO AS TO REVISE AND PROVIDE METHODS FOR INVOKING CIVIL PENALTIES, PROVIDE REVISED PENALTIES FOR PERSONS AND RESPONSIBLE PARTIES WHO VIOLATE MISDEMEANOR PROVISIONS OF THE ACT, PROVIDE THAT A KNOWING VIOLATION OF THE ACT THAT ENDANGERS ANOTHER IS A FELONY, AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR THE OFFENSES OF KNOWINGLY WITHHOLDING OR DESTROYING CERTAIN INFORMATION, MAKING FALSE STATEMENTS, OR ALTERING RECORDS AND FOR THE FELONY OFFENSE OF KNOWING ENDANGERMENT; TO AMEND SECTION 44-93-20, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS USED IN THE INFECTIOUS WASTE MANAGEMENT ACT, BY AMENDING THE DEFINITION OF "PERSON " SO AS TO INCLUDE DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, AND EMPLOYEES OF LEGAL ENTITIES AND BY ADDING DEFINITIONS FOR "KNOWING " OR "KNOWINGLY ", "RESPONSIBLE PARTY ", AND "SERIOUS BODILY INJURY "; TO AMEND SECTION 44-93-140, RELATING TO UNLAWFUL ACTS UNDER THE INFECTIOUS WASTE MANAGEMENT ACT, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IT IS UNLAWFUL FOR ANY PERSON TO FAIL TO COMPLY WITH CERTAIN DEPARTMENTAL OR COURT ORDERS, AND TO PROVIDE THAT IT IS UNLAWFUL FOR A PERSON TO MAKE FALSE MATERIAL STATEMENTS, DESTROY, ALTER, OR CONCEAL CERTAIN RECORDS, WITHHOLD CERTAIN INFORMATION RELATING TO DANGER TO THE PUBLIC HEALTH OR SAFETY, TRANSPORT, TREAT, STORE OR DISPOSE OF INFECTIOUS WASTE, OR PLACE ANOTHER PERSON IN IMMINENT DANGER OR DEATH OR SERIOUS BODILY INJURY BY A VIOLATION OF THE INFECTIOUS WASTE MANAGEMENT ACT; TO AMEND SECTION 44-93-150, RELATING TO PENALTIES PERTAINING TO THE INFECTIOUS WASTE MANAGEMENT ACT, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR CIVIL ENFORCEMENT REMEDIES, REVISE THE CRIMINAL PENALTIES, CHANGE THE CLASSIFICATION OF CERTAIN VIOLATIONS OF THE INFECTIOUS WASTE MANAGEMENT ACT FROM MISDEMEANOR VIOLATIONS TO FELONY VIOLATIONS, AND TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THE OFFENSE OF KNOWING ENDANGERMENT; TO AMEND SECTION 48-1-10, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS USED IN THE POLLUTION CONTROL ACT, BY AMENDING THE DEFINITION OF "PERSON " SO AS TO INCLUDE DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, AND EMPLOYEES OF LEGAL ENTITIES AND BY ADDING DEFINITIONS FOR "KNOWING " OR "KNOWINGLY ", "RESPONSIBLE PARTY ", AND "SERIOUS BODILY INJURY "; TO AMEND SECTION 48-1-320, RELATING TO PENALTIES PERTAINING TO THE POLLUTION CONTROL ACT, SO AS TO REVISE AND PROVIDE METHODS FOR INVOKING CIVIL PENALTIES, PROVIDE REVISED PENALTIES FOR PERSONS AND RESPONSIBLE PARTIES WHO VIOLATE MISDEMEANOR PROVISIONS OF THE ACT, PROVIDE THAT A KNOWING VIOLATION OF THE ACT THAT ENDANGERS ANOTHER IS A FELONY, AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR THE OFFENSES OF KNOWINGLY WITHHOLDING OR DESTROYING CERTAIN INFORMATION, MAKING FALSE STATEMENTS, OR ALTERING RECORDS AND FOR THE FELONY OFFENSE OF KNOWING ENDANGERMENT; TO AMEND SECTION 48-1-340, RELATING TO FALSE STATEMENTS AND REPRESENTATIONS AND TAMPERING WITH MONITORING DEVICES AND METHODS, SO AS TO DELETE CERTAIN OBSOLETE LANGUAGE AND PROVIDE THAT IT IS UNLAWFUL FOR A PERSON TO MAKE FALSE MATERIAL STATEMENTS, DESTROY, ALTER, OR CONCEAL CERTAIN RECORDS, WITHHOLD CERTAIN INFORMATION RELATING TO DANGER TO THE PUBLIC HEALTH OR SAFETY, TRANSPORT, TREAT, STORE OR DISPOSE OF INFECTIOUS WASTE, OR PLACE ANOTHER PERSON IN IMMINENT DANGER OR DEATH OR SERIOUS BODILY INJURY BY A VIOLATION OF THE POLLUTION CONTROL ACT; AND TO PROVIDE CIVIL AND CRIMINAL PENALTIES FOR CERTAIN VIOLATIONS OF TITLES 13, 16, 44, 47, 48, AND 49 OF THE CODE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4156 -- Rep. W.D. Smith: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND WALTER "BUD " MOORE, A NATIVE OF SPARTANBURG, SOUTH CAROLINA, AND A TRUE NASCAR LEGEND, ON HIS LIFE AND HISTORIC RISE IN THE SPORT OF AUTO RACING AND HIS EFFORTS AND TALENTS THAT HAVE PLACED NASCAR ATOP THE SPORTS FIELD TODAY.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4157 -- Rep. Huggins: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND THE CHAPIN HIGH SCHOOL "FIGHTING EAGLES " BOYS BASEBALL TEAM ON ITS TREMENDOUS SEASON OF SPIRITED COMPETITION AND TO CONGRATULATE THE PLAYERS AND COACHES ON WINNING THE 2001 CLASS AA STATE BASEBALL CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4158 -- Rep. Edge: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 26-1-90, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO POWERS OF A NOTARY PUBLIC IN THIS STATE, SO AS TO EXCLUDE THE ADMINISTRATION OF AN OATH IN CONNECTION WITH A MARRIAGE CEREMONY AS AN AUTHORIZED NOTARIAL ACT; TO AMEND SECTION 26-3-80, RELATING TO THE APPLICATION OF THE UNIFORM RECOGNITION OF ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS ACT, SO AS TO CONFORM THOSE PROVISIONS TO THE EXCLUSION; AND TO MAKE THE EXCLUSION APPLY ONLY AFTER THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS ACT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4159 -- Reps. Harvin, McGee, Kennedy, J. Young and G. Brown: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO AUTHORIZE THE SOUTH CAROLINA INDEPENDENT SCHOOLS STUDENT ASSOCIATION TO USE THE HOUSE CHAMBER ON TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 2001, FOR ITS MEETING AND CONFERENCE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4160 -- Rep. Wilkins: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO AUTHORIZE THE GREENVILLE YOUNG MEN'S CHRISTIAN ASSOCIATION TO USE THE HOUSE CHAMBER AND ANY AVAILABLE COMMITTEE HEARING ROOMS IN THE BLATT BUILDING ON THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 29, 2001, AND FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 30, 2001, TO CONDUCT A YOUTH IN GOVERNMENT PROGRAM.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4161 -- Rep. Miller: 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 CAPTAIN J. L. "HOSS " JOHNSON OF MURRELLS INLET THIS PAST SUMMER, AND EXTEND DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO HIS FAMILY AND MANY FRIENDS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4162 -- Reps. Rhoad and Sharpe: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND DAVID BENJAMINE (BENJIE) RHOAD, SR., OF LEXINGTON, ON HIS DEDICATION TO NATIONAL, STATE, AND LOCAL LEADERSHIP IN AGRICULTURE AND TO CONGRATULATE MR. RHOAD ON THE OCCASION OF HIS RETIREMENT FROM THE SOUTH CAROLINA FARM BUREAU AND WISH FOR HIM YEARS OF HEALTH AND HAPPINESS IN HIS FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4163 -- Reps. Knotts, Bingham, Riser, Stuart, Koon and Quinn: A BILL TO REQUIRE ALL SCHOOL DISTRICTS IN LEXINGTON COUNTY TO OBSERVE ALL LEGAL STATE HOLIDAYS BY CLOSING SCHOOLS AND SCHOOL DISTRICT OFFICES ON THESE HOLIDAYS.
Introduced
Co-Sponsor removed
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings

H. 4164 -- Rep. Wilkins: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE CONGRATULATIONS OF THE MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA TO THE CHRIST CHURCH SCHOOL SAT TEAM OF GREENVILLE WHICH POSTED THE HIGHEST SCORE OF EVERY COMPETING TEAM IN WINNING THE SAT REGIONAL II-A CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4165 -- Rep. Wilkins: A HOUSE RESOLUTION CONGRATULATING THE CHRIST CHURCH EPISCOPAL SCHOOL BOYS' TENNIS TEAM AND HEAD COACH, BUTCH GRANADA, ON WINNING ITS THIRD CONSECUTIVE REGION II A-AA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4166 -- Rep. Wilkins: A HOUSE RESOLUTION CONGRATULATING THE CHRIST CHURCH EPISCOPAL SCHOOL CAVALIERS OF GREENVILLE ON THEIR FIRST- EVER GIRLS' SOCCER CHAMPIONSHIP FOR REGION II, EARNED IN A HARD-FOUGHT 2-1 VICTORY OVER HANAHAN.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4167 -- Rep. Wilkins: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND AND CONGRATULATE THE CHRIST CHURCH EPISCOPAL SCHOOL CAVALIERS BOYS' SOCCER TEAM OF GREENVILLE ON THEIR VICTORY OVER WILLISTON-ELKO HIGH SCHOOL TO CAPTURE THE CLASS A REGION II STATE SOCCER CHAMPIONSHIP AND FOR THEIR OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCE IN AN UNDEFEATED SEASON.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4168 -- Rep. Wilkins: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE COACHES, TEAM CAPTAINS, AND OTHER SCHOOL OFFICIALS ASSOCIATED WITH THE CHRIST CHURCH EPISCOPAL SCHOOL BOYS' GOLF TEAM, GIRLS' SOCCER TEAM, BOYS' SOCCER TEAM, BOYS' TENNIS TEAM, AND SAT TEAM ON THURSDAY, MAY 24, 2001, AT A TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF BEING RECOGNIZED AND CONGRATULATED ON WINNING STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLES IN THEIR RESPECTIVE SPORTS AND ACADEMIC ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4169 -- Rep. Wilkins: A HOUSE RESOLUTION CONGRATULATING THE CHRIST CHURCH EPISCOPAL SCHOOL CAVALIERS BOYS' GOLF TEAM AND THEIR COACH, R. J. BEACH, ON THEIR 20 STROKE WIN OVER NINETY SIX HIGH SCHOOL FOR THE SCHOOL'S FOURTH CLASS A REGION II STATE GOLF CHAMPIONSHIP IN THE LAST SIX YEARS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4170 -- Rep. Lourie: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE CONGRATULATIONS OF THE MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA TO THE A. C. FLORA HIGH SCHOOL "FALCONS " BOYS' BASEBALL TEAM AND COACH ANDY HALLETT ON CAPTURING THE 2001 CLASS AAA STATE BASEBALL CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4171 -- Reps. Chellis, Barrett, Battle, Coleman, Delleney, Harrison, Klauber, Rivers, Scarborough and J. Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE CITADEL "BULLDOGS " 2001 BASEBALL TEAM, COACHES, STAFF, AND OFFICIALS OF THE CITADEL, THE MILITARY COLLEGE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, ON A DATE AND AT A TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF COMMENDING THE "BULLDOGS " FOR THEIR MAGNIFICENT 2001 SEASON AND CONGRATULATING THEM ON WINNING THE 2001 SOUTHERN CONFERENCE BASEBALL TOURNAMENT AND THE SOUTHERN CONFERENCE BASEBALL CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4172 -- Reps. Rutherford, Allen, Allison, Altman, Askins, Bales, Barfield, Barrett, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Campsen, Carnell, Cato, Chellis, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Easterday, Edge, Emory, Fleming, Freeman, Frye, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Hamilton, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jennings, Keegan, Kelley, Kennedy, Kirsh, Klauber, Knotts, Koon, Law, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Meacham-Richardson, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Riser, Rivers, Robinson, Rodgers, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sharpe, Sheheen, Simrill, Sinclair, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Snow, Stille, Stuart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Vaughn, Walker, Webb, Weeks, Whatley, Whipper, White, Wilder, Wilkins, Witherspoon, A. Young and J. Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION RECOGNIZING HIRAM SPAIN, JR., OF COLUMBIA FOR HIS YEARS OF SELFLESS SERVICE TO HIS COMMUNITY, HIS STATE, AND HIS LORD, AND FOR THE STANDARD HIS LIFE HAS ESTABLISHED AS A ROLE MODEL FOR COUNTLESS YOUNG SOUTH CAROLINIANS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4173 -- Rep. Lourie: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE A. C. FLORA HIGH SCHOOL "FALCONS " BASEBALL TEAM, COACHES, AND OTHER SCHOOL OFFICIALS ON WEDNESDAY, MAY 30, 2001, AT A TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF BEING RECOGNIZED AND CONGRATULATED ON WINNING THE 2001 CLASS AAA STATE BASEBALL CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4174 -- Reps. J.H. Neal, Allen, Allison, Altman, Askins, Bales, Barfield, Barrett, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Campsen, Carnell, Cato, Chellis, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Easterday, Edge, Emory, Fleming, Freeman, Frye, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Hamilton, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jennings, Keegan, Kelley, Kennedy, Kirsh, Klauber, Knotts, Koon, Law, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Meacham-Richardson, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Riser, Rivers, Robinson, Rodgers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sharpe, Sheheen, Simrill, Sinclair, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Snow, Stille, Stuart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Vaughn, Walker, Webb, Weeks, Whatley, Whipper, White, Wilder, Wilkins, Witherspoon, A. Young and J. Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE PROFOUND SORROW OF ALL SOUTH CAROLINIANS UPON THE DEATH OF CHERONE LOUIS GUNN OF NORFOLK, VIRGINIA, A TWENTY-TWO YEAR OLD SIGNALMAN SEAMAN TRAGICALLY KILLED IN THE TERRORIST ATTACK ON THE DESTROYER, USS COLE (DDG 67), AND EXPRESS THEIR DEEP AND SINCERE APPRECIATION FOR HIS COURAGE AND HIS EXTRAORDINARY SERVICE TO THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4175 -- Rep. Townsend: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TAKING THE OCCASION OF HER RETIREMENT TO RECOGNIZE ANNIE FRANCES CLARK FOR HER TWENTY-FIVE YEARS AS ANDERSON COUNTY AUDITOR AND OFFERING HER THE SINCEREST GRATITUDE OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES FOR HER DILIGENCE AND DEDICATION.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4176 -- Rep. Lloyd: A HOUSE RESOLUTION EXPRESSING THE APPRECIATION OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA TO ROSALIE PRAZANT OF BEAUFORT COUNTY FOR HER VISION AS CO-FOUNDER OF THE GULLAH FESTIVAL OF SOUTH CAROLINA, WHICH ATTRACTS NOT ONLY THOUSANDS OF VISITORS TO SOUTH CAROLINA EVERY YEAR BUT ALSO NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL ATTENTION TO OUR STATE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4177 -- Rep. Sharpe: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND THE LOUIS RICH COMPANY OF NEWBERRY FOR ITS COMMITMENT TO FOOD SAFETY AND THE ENHANCEMENT OF THE QUALITY OF THEIR PRODUCTS THAT ARE DISTRIBUTED WORLDWIDE.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4178 -- Rep. M. Hines: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION CONGRATULATING MR. CHARLES "CHUCK " ROBERT CONNER III OF FLORENCE COUNTY FOR BEING AWARDED THE EAGLE SCOUT AWARD BY THE BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA ON JUNE 3, 2001, AND EXTENDING BEST WISHES AS HE ENTERS HIS FRESHMAN YEAR AS A STUDENT AT DAVIDSON COLLEGE.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4179 -- Rep. Allen: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND REVEREND SILAS MIMS, PASTOR OF GREATER HOPEWELL BAPTIST CHURCH IN THE TOWN OF DUNCAN, SOUTH CAROLINA, FOR TWENTY YEARS OF FAITHFUL AND DEVOTED SERVICE TO THE CHURCH AND ITS MEMBERS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4180 -- Reps. Sandifer and Cato: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 38-55-330, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO FUNERAL DIRECTORS ACTING AS AGENTS FOR LIFE INSURERS FOR FUNDING PRENEED FUNERAL CONTRACTS, SO AS TO DELETE THE PROVISION REQUIRING THE SOUTH CAROLINA STATE BOARD OF FUNERAL SERVICE TO VERIFY THAT SUCH AN INSURANCE POLICY IS CONSISTENT WITH STATUTORY REQUIREMENTS FOR PRENEED FUNERAL CONTRACTS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4181 -- Reps. Ott, Bales, F.N. Smith, Delleney, Rivers, Koon, Sharpe, Whatley, Law, Battle, Knotts, Barfield, J. Young, G. Brown, Limehouse, A. Young, Allen, Altman, Barrett, Bowers, Breeland, R. Brown, Campsen, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Dantzler, Emory, Fleming, Freeman, Frye, Harrell, Haskins, J. Hines, Hinson, Howard, Klauber, Leach, Lloyd, Lucas, Mack, Miller, J.M. Neal, Owens, Perry, Phillips, Rhoad, Riser, Scarborough, Sinclair, D.C. Smith, Snow, Stille, Stuart, Talley and Webb: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 3, TITLE 56, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO REGISTRATION AND LICENSING OF MOTOR VEHICLES, BY ADDING ARTICLE 34, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES FOR MEMBERS OF THE NATIONAL WILD TURKEY FEDERATION, TO PROVIDE THAT FEES COLLECTED ABOVE THE COST OF A REGULAR MOTOR VEHICLE REGISTRATION FEE MUST BE DISTRIBUTED TO THE NATIONAL WILDLIFE TURKEY FEDERATION, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE CONDITIONS UNDER WHICH THESE PLATES SHALL BE ISSUED.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4182 -- Reps. Wilkins and Harrison: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 7-19-40, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICTS, SO AS TO REAPPORTION AND FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THE COMPOSITION OF THE DISTRICTS IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE UNITED STATES CENSUS OF 2000.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
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3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Amended
Amended
Amended
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Proposed Amendment
Proposed Amendment
Proposed Amendment
Proposed Amendment
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned

H. 4183 -- Reps. Stille, Allison, Bales, Cobb-Hunter, Emory, Freeman, Leach, Moody-Lawrence, J.M. Neal, Phillips, Riser, Rodgers, Sharpe, D.C. Smith, Snow and Wilder: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 1-1-676 SO AS TO DESIGNATE INDIAN GRASS (SORGHASTRUM NUTANS) AS THE OFFICIAL GRASS OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4184 -- Education and Public Works Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE COMMISSION ON HIGHER EDUCATION, RELATING TO PALMETTO FELLOWS SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 2601, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Point of Order

H. 4185 -- Education and Public Works Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE COMMISSION ON HIGHER EDUCATION, RELATING TO NEED-BASED GRANTS PROGRAM, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 2600, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Point of Order

H. 4186 -- Reps. J. Young, G. Brown, J.H. Neal, G.M. Smith and Weeks: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND THE MEMBERS AND COACHES OF THE WILSON HALL BARONS, FROM SUMTER, SOUTH CAROLINA, UPON WINNING THE SOUTH CAROLINA INDEPENDENT SCHOOL ASSOCIATION (SCISA) AAA REGION BASEBALL STATE CHAMPIONSHIP AND TO RECOGNIZE THEM FOR SUCH AN OUTSTANDING SEASON.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4187 -- Reps. G.M. Smith, G. Brown, J.H. Neal, Weeks and J. Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION EXPRESSING THE SORROW OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA AT THE UNTIMELY DEATH OF LEWIS HEYWARD FORT OF SUMTER ON MAY 14, 2001, AND EXTENDING ITS SINCERE SYMPATHY TO HIS FAMILY AND FRIENDS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4188 -- Reps. Hamilton, Lourie, Leach, Loftis, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, J.E. Smith and Webb: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-149-55 SO AS TO REVISE THE ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA TO RETAIN A LIFE SCHOLARSHIP FOR STUDENTS WHO RECEIVE A LIFE SCHOLARSHIP AS AN ENTERING FRESHMAN AND TO REVISE THE ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA TO RECEIVE A LIFE SCHOLARSHIP FOR STUDENTS WHO FAIL TO RETAIN A PALMETTO FELLOWS SCHOLARSHIP; AND TO AMEND SECTION 59-149-50, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO ELIGIBILITY FOR LIFE SCHOLARSHIPS, SO AS TO CONFORM THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION TO THE PROVISIONS OF SECTION 59-149-55.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4189 -- Rep. Govan: A HOUSE RESOLUTION JOINING THE CONGREGATION OF ANDREW CHAPEL BAPTIST CHURCH IN ORANGEBURG AND PASTOR D. E. GREENE, JR., IN CELEBRATION OF THE FIRST OFFICIAL WORSHIP SERVICE IN THEIR NEW CHURCH BUILDING ON SUNDAY, MAY 27, 2001.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4190 -- Rep. Wilkins: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND AND CONGRATULATE THE MEMBERS OF THE J.L. MANN ACADEMY BOYS TRACK TEAM OF GREENVILLE UPON WINNING THE CLASS AAA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP IN COLUMBIA SATURDAY, MAY 12, 2001, AND WISH THEM MUCH ATHLETIC AND ACADEMIC SUCCESS IN THE FUTURE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4191 -- Rep. Wilkins: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA TO THE MEMBERS OF THE J.L. MANN ACADEMY BOYS TRACK TEAM OF GREENVILLE ON WEDNESDAY, MAY 30, 2001, AT A TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, TO COMMEND AND CONGRATULATE THEM UPON WINNING THE CLASS AAA STATE TRACK CHAMPIONSHIP IN COLUMBIA SATURDAY, MAY 12, 2001, AND WISH THEM MUCH ATHLETIC AND ACADEMIC SUCCESS IN THE FUTURE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4192 -- Reps. J.E. Smith and Lourie: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION OFFERING THE SINCERE CONGRATULATIONS OF THE MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA TO BEEBE JAMES, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF PREVENT CHILD ABUSE SOUTH CAROLINA, ON THE OCCASION OF HER RETIREMENT.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4193 -- Reps. Emory and J.M. Neal: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE THE INDIAN LAND HIGH SCHOOL LADY WARRIORS SOFTBALL TEAM OF LANCASTER COUNTY ON WINNING ITS FOURTH CLASS A STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE IN THE LAST FIVE YEARS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4194 -- Reps. Easterday, Barrett, Bingham, Campsen, Hamilton, Haskins, Merrill, Owens, Quinn, Rice, Riser, Robinson, Sandifer and Scarborough: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 1-3-60 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT "EXTRAORDINARY OCCASIONS " FOR THE PURPOSE OF THE GOVERNOR CONVENING THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY IN EXTRA SESSION DO NOT INCLUDE THE LACK OF ENACTMENT OF A SPECIFIC PIECE OF LEGISLATION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4195 -- Rep. Weeks: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND DR. LUNS RICHARDSON, PRESIDENT OF MORRIS COLLEGE IN SUMTER, FOR HAVING SERVED AS THE COLLEGE'S PRESIDENT FOR TWENTY-SEVEN YEARS, THUS ATTAINING THE STATURE OF BEING THE LONGEST SERVING COLLEGE PRESIDENT IN SOUTH CAROLINA.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4196 -- Rep. Sandifer: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND THE PLAYERS, COACHES, AND STAFF OF THE SENECA HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL TEAM ON THEIR TERRIFIC SEASON OF COMPETITION AND TO CONGRATULATE THE "LADY BOBCATS " ON WINNING THE 2001 CLASS AAA SOFTBALL STATE CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4197 -- Rep. J. Hines: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE PROFOUND SORROW OF THE MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA GENERAL ASSEMBLY UPON THE DEATH OF MRS. THELMA FRAZIER RIVERS OF THE TOWN OF TIMMONSVILLE AND TO EXTEND DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO HER FAMILY AND MANY FRIENDS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4198 -- Rep. Cobb-Hunter: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND JAMES R. BETHUNE, SR., FOR HIS LOYAL AND DEDICATED SERVICE TO THE ORANGEBURG AREA DEVELOPMENT CENTER, A CIVIC AND SERVICE ORGANIZATION, AND FOR HIS MANY CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE COMMUNITY AND ITS CITIZENS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4199 -- Reps. Haskins, Howard, Weeks, Knotts, Whatley, Clyburn, J.R. Smith, Allison, Barrett, Battle, Bowers, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Coates, Davenport, Delleney, Emory, Frye, Gourdine, Hayes, J. Hines, Hinson, Hosey, Huggins, Keegan, Klauber, Leach, Lee, McCraw, Meacham-Richardson, Merrill, Miller, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Owens, Phillips, Rhoad, Rice, Rivers, Robinson, Simrill, Sinclair, J.E. Smith, Snow, Stille, Taylor, Thompson, Trotter, Vaughn, Walker, Webb, White and A. Young: 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. 4200 -- Rep. Davenport: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 40-1-195 SO AS TO REQUIRE BOARDS UNDER THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING AND REGULATION TO INCLUDE IN LICENSURE AND RENEWAL INFORMATION THAT WORKPLACE NOTICES AND SIGNAGE REQUIRED BY LAW TO BE POSTED ARE AVAILABLE FROM THE APPROPRIATE STATE AGENCY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4201 -- Rep. Davenport: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO PROVIDE THAT THE EFFECTIVE DATE IS JULY 1, 2002, FOR AMENDMENTS ADOPTED BY THE SOUTH CAROLINA BUILDING CODES COUNCIL ON MAY 24, 2000, TO THE INTERNATIONAL BUILDING, RESIDENTIAL, PLUMBING, MECHANICAL, FUEL GAS, AND FIRE CODES AND THE AMENDMENTS ADOPTED BY THE COUNCIL ON JANUARY 26, 2001, PERTAINING TO THE INTERNATIONAL AND RESIDENTIAL BUILDING CODES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4202 -- Reps. Askins, Coates, J. Hines, M. Hines and McGee: A BILL TO AUTHORIZE FLORENCE COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICTS 1, 2, 3, 4, AND 5 TO CHARGE AND COLLECT INCIDENTAL FEES FROM PUPILS, TO PROVIDE A WAIVER OF THESE FEES UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS, AND TO MAKE THE ABOVE PROVISIONS RETROACTIVE TO JULY 1, 2000.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings

H. 4203 -- Reps. Lourie, Bales, J. Brown, Cotty, Harrison, Howard, J.H. Neal, Quinn, Rutherford, Scott and J.E. Smith: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND THE RICHLAND COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY FOR THE OUTSTANDING JOB IT DOES PROVIDING SERVICES TO THE CITIZENS OF THE MIDLANDS AND TO RECOGNIZE THAT THE RICHLAND COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY HAS BEEN SINGLED OUT WITH THE HIGHEST HONOR A PUBLIC LIBRARY MAY RECEIVE, BEING NAMED THE NATIONAL LIBRARY OF THE YEAR 2001.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4204 -- Rep. Lourie: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND THE STUDENTS, TEACHERS, ADMINISTRATORS, AND SUPPORT STAFF OF SATCHEL FORD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, LOCATED IN COLUMBIA, SOUTH CAROLINA IN RICHLAND SCHOOL DISTRICT ONE ON THEIR OUTSTANDING SCHOOL ENVIRONMENT AND TO CONGRATULATE THEM ON THEIR SCHOOL BEING NAMED A NATIONAL BLUE RIBBON SCHOOL BY THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4205 -- Rep. Lourie: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND AND CONGRATULATE THE COACHES AND MEMBERS OF THE RICHLAND NORTHEAST GIRLS SOCCER TEAM OF COLUMBIA UPON WINNING THE CLASS AAAA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE FRIDAY, MAY 11, 2001, AND WISH THEM MUCH ATHLETIC AND ACADEMIC SUCCESS IN THE FUTURE.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4206 -- Rep. Lourie: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND AND CONGRATULATE THE MEMBERS AND COACHES OF THE RICHLAND NORTHEAST HIGH SCHOOL "CAVALIERS " BOYS TRACK AND FIELD TEAM ON WINNING THE 2001 CLASS AAAA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP ON MAY 12, 2001.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4207 -- Rep. Cobb-Hunter: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND MRS. JANYE CLEMENT OF ORANGEBURG COUNTY FOR HER MANY YEARS OF DEDICATED SERVICE TO THE ORANGEBURG AREA DEVELOPMENT CENTER AND FOR HER COMMITMENT TO IMPROVING THE LIVES OF YOUNG PEOPLE IN HER COMMUNITY AND THIS STATE.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4208 -- Rep. Cobb-Hunter: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND MR. ROBERT SHAW EVANS OF ORANGEBURG FOR HIS MANY YEARS OF DEDICATION AND SERVICE TO HIS FELLOW MAN THROUGH HIS WORK WITH THE ORANGEBURG AREA DEVELOPMENT CENTER, HIS COMMUNITY, AND THIS STATE.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4209 -- Reps. Carnell, Keegan, Harrell, Quinn and A. Young: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO REQUIRE THE SOUTH CAROLINA PORTS AUTHORITY TO CONTRIBUTE THE ANNUAL SUM OF FIVE MILLION DOLLARS FOR THE NEXT TWENTY-FIVE YEARS TOWARD THE TOTAL COST OF THE COOPER RIVER BRIDGES PROJECT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4210 -- Reps. Haskins, Wilkins and Townsend: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO NOTIFY SCHOOL DISTRICTS WHEN FEDERAL FUNDING IS AVAILABLE UNDER THE CHILDREN'S INTERNET PROTECTION ACT AND TO REQUIRE SCHOOL DISTRICTS TO APPLY FOR SUCH FUNDING, TO ADOPT INTERNET SAFETY POLICIES, AND TO CERTIFY TO THE DEPARTMENT THAT THEY HAVE COMPLIED WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF THIS JOINT RESOLUTION.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Point of Order

H. 4211 -- Reps. Cotty, A. Young, Allison, Bales, Campsen, Chellis, Clyburn, Emory, Harrison, Hinson, Hosey, Howard, Kirsh, Leach, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lourie, Martin, Meacham-Richardson, J.M. Neal, Owens, Parks, Sandifer, Scarborough, Sinclair, J.R. Smith, Snow, Stille, Stuart, Talley, Weeks, White and J. Young: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 22-3-10, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE CIVIL JURISDICTION OF MAGISTRATES, SO AS TO PROVIDE MAGISTRATES HAVE CONCURRENT JURISDICTION TO GRANT INJUNCTIVE RELIEF OR SUCH OTHER RELIEF AS CONSIDERED APPROPRIATE IN MATTERS INVOLVING REAL ESTATE RESTRICTIVE COVENANTS UPON PETITION OF ANY PARTY AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE APPEAL OF THE MAGISTRATE'S DECISION TO GO TO CIRCUIT COURT, OR BE REFERRED TO THE MASTER OR SPECIAL REFEREE, FOR DE NOVO DETERMINATION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4212 -- Reps. Stille, Dantzler, Gilham, Leach, Limehouse, Martin, Phillips and Rodgers: 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 2001 ", 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

H. 4213 -- Reps. Quinn and Klauber: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO DIRECT THE STATE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD TO SETTLE THE CASE OF C. BRUCE LITTLEJOHN, ET AL. V. STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, CASE NUMBER 00-CP-40-2666, ONLY UNDER CERTAIN TERMS AND CONDITIONS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4214 -- Reps. Battle: A BILL TO AUTHORIZE THE MARION COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION TO CONSOLIDATE MARION COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICTS THREE AND FOUR, TO PROVIDE THAT THE CONSOLIDATED DISTRICT MAY BE KNOWN AS "MARION COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT SEVEN ", AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF SUCH CONSOLIDATED SCHOOL DISTRICT.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings

H. 4215 -- Reps. Barrett and Harvin: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND CADET FREDERIC MARCINAK III, OF WALHALLA, FOR HIS OUTSTANDING ACADEMIC RECORD AND ACHIEVEMENTS AS A MEMBER OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA CORPS OF CADETS, AND TO CONGRATULATE HIM ON BECOMING THE CITADEL'S TOP GRADUATE IN THE CLASS OF 2001.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4216 -- Rep. Scarborough: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE THE JAMES ISLAND CHRISTIAN SCHOOL LIONS BOYS SOCCER TEAM ON THEIR 8- 1 VICTORY OVER BYRNES ACADEMY TO CAPTURE THE SOUTH CAROLINA INDEPENDENT SCHOOL ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION CLASS A-AA STATE SOCCER CHAMPIONSHIP AND TO COMMEND THEM FOR AN OUTSTANDING SEASON.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4217 -- Rep. Scarborough: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE JAMES ISLAND CHRISTIAN SCHOOL BOYS SOCCER TEAM AND COACH WALTERS AND THE ADMINISTRATION AND STAFF ON THURSDAY, MAY 31, 2001, AT A TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER FOR THE PURPOSE OF BEING RECOGNIZED AND CONGRATULATED ON WINNING THE SOUTH CAROLINA INDEPENDENT SCHOOLS ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION CLASS A-AA STATE SOCCER CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4218 -- Reps. J.H. Neal, Allen, Allison, Altman, Askins, Bales, Barfield, Barrett, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Campsen, Carnell, Cato, Chellis, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb- Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Easterday, Edge, Emory, Fleming, Freeman, Frye, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Hamilton, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jennings, Keegan, Kelley, Kennedy, Kirsh, Klauber, Knotts, Koon, Law, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Meacham-Richardson, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Riser, Rivers, Robinson, Rodgers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sharpe, Sheheen, Simrill, Sinclair, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Snow, Stille, Stuart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Vaughn, Walker, Webb, Weeks, Whatley, Whipper, White, Wilder, Wilkins, Witherspoon, A. Young and J. Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE PROFOUND SORROW OF ALL SOUTH CAROLINIANS UPON THE DEATH OF CHERONE LOUIS GUNN OF NORFOLK, VIRGINIA, A TWENTY-TWO YEAR OLD SIGNALMAN SEAMAN TRAGICALLY KILLED IN THE TERRORIST ATTACK ON THE DESTROYER, USS COLE (DDG 67), AND EXPRESS THEIR DEEP AND SINCERE APPRECIATION FOR HIS COURAGE AND HIS EXTRAORDINARY SERVICE TO THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4219 -- Reps. Owens, A. Young, Chellis, Harvin and Law: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE PROFOUND SORROW AND DEEPEST SYMPATHY OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO THE FAMILY AND MANY FRIENDS OF ONE OF THIS STATE'S MOST PROMINENT AND RESPECTED LEADERS, JAMES WOODROW BILTON, SR., OF ST. GEORGE, AND TO EXTEND THEIR SINCERE GRATITUDE FOR HIS LONGSTANDING FRIENDSHIP AND MEANINGFUL CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4220 -- Reps. Edge, Allen, Allison, Altman, Askins, Bales, Barfield, Barrett, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Campsen, Carnell, Cato, Chellis, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb- Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Easterday, Emory, Fleming, Freeman, Frye, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Hamilton, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jennings, Keegan, Kelley, Kennedy, Kirsh, Klauber, Knotts, Koon, Law, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Meacham-Richardson, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Riser, Rivers, Robinson, Rodgers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sharpe, Sheheen, Simrill, Sinclair, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Snow, Stille, Stuart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Vaughn, Walker, Webb, Weeks, Whatley, Whipper, White, Wilder, Wilkins, Witherspoon, A. Young and J. Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND HEAD COACH LOU HOLTZ OF THE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA FOR HIS UNMATCHED ACCOMPLISHMENTS AS A TEACHER, MOTIVATOR, AND COACH AND TO CONGRATULATE HIM ON HIS SUCCESSES BOTH ON AND OFF THE FIELD, INCLUDING HIS BEING NAMED THE COACH OF THE YEAR IN THE SOUTHEASTERN CONFERENCE FOR THE YEAR 2000.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4221 -- Rep. Townsend: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 5, TITLE 48, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA WATER QUALITY REVOLVING FUND AUTHORITY ACT, BY ADDING SECTION 48-5- 185 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT LOANS MAY NOT BE MADE FROM THE REVOLVING FUND OR FROM ANY OTHER FUNDS ADMINISTERED PURSUANT TO THIS CHAPTER TO A WATER DISTRICT OR SPECIAL PURPOSE DISTRICT PROVIDING TREATED WATER WITHIN A DESIGNATED SERVICE AREA UNLESS THE WATER DISTRICT OR SPECIAL PURPOSE DISTRICT PROVIDES THE SAME SERVICE TO ALL OF THE POPULATED AREAS WITHIN ITS SERVICE AREA, OR THE LOAN IS MADE FOR THE PURPOSE OF EXTENDING TREATED WATER LINES OR OTHERWISE PROVIDING TREATED WATER, WATER SERVICES, AND INFRASTRUCTURE TO ALL POPULATED AREAS WITHIN THE DISTRICT'S SERVICE ARE NOT BEING SERVED WITH TREATED WATER, WATER SERVICES, AND INFRASTRUCTURE BY THE WATER DISTRICT OR SPECIAL PURPOSE DISTRICT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4222 -- Reps. Frye, Koon and Ott: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 50-13-10, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO LAWFUL METHODS OF CATCHING FISH, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT NOT MORE THAN THREE RATHER THAN TWO DEVICES PERMITTED TO BE USED TO CATCH FISH MAY BE USED BY ANY ONE INDIVIDUAL WHILE FISHING; AND TO AMEND SECTION 50-13-11, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE USE OF UNLIMITED NUMBER OF FISHING DEVICES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT ANY PERSON FISHING IN A BOAT IN SALT WATER MAY USE AN UNLIMITED NUMBER OF FISHING DEVICES AS PROVIDED IN THE SECTION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4223 -- Reps. Huggins, Bingham, Frye, Knotts, Koon, Riser and Stuart: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO ERECT "JEWEL OF SOUTH CAROLINA VISITOR INFORMATION " SIGNS AT EIGHT LOCATIONS ALONG THE STATE'S HIGHWAYS THAT PROVIDE A TELEPHONE NUMBER WHICH ALLOWS A CALLER TO OBTAIN PRE-RECORDED INFORMATION REGARDING ACTIVITIES OCCURRING IN THE CAPITAL CITY/LAKE MURRAY COUNTRY TOURISM REGION.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4224 -- Reps. Sharpe and Frye: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE PLAYERS, COACHES, AND STAFF OF THE KING ACADEMY "KNIGHTS " BASEBALL TEAM, AS WELL AS TO OTHER KING ACADEMY SCHOOL OFFICIALS ON WEDNESDAY, JUNE 6, 2001, AT A TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF RECOGNIZING AND CONGRATULATING THE TEAM ON WINNING THE SOUTH CAROLINA INDEPENDENT SCHOOL ASSOCIATION CLASS AA STATE BASEBALL CHAMPIONSHIP FOR THE YEAR 2001.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4225 -- Reps. J.E. Smith, Harrison, Rutherford and Lourie: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND AND CONGRATULATE HAND MIDDLE SCHOOL OF RICHLAND COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT 1 UPON BEING NAMED TIME MAGAZINE SCHOOL OF THE YEAR, AN HONOR THAT RECOGNIZES KINDERGARTEN THROUGH TWELFTH GRADE SCHOOLS THAT ARE CONSIDERED "EDUCATIONAL PIONEERS " AND WISH THE SCHOOL CONTINUED SUCCESS IN ALL ITS ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4226 -- Rep. G. Brown: A HOUSE RESOLUTION EXTENDING THE SYMPATHY OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA TO THE FAMILY AND FRIENDS OF CHESTER LIGHTY, SR., OF LEE COUNTY ON THE OCCASION OF HIS DEATH, AND CELEBRATING HIS LEGACY OF CONTRIBUTIONS OF PEACE AND SAFETY IN HIS COMMUNITY AND CHERISHED MEMORIES FOR HIS FAMILY.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4227 -- Reps. Scott, J. Brown, Howard, Allen, Allison, Altman, Askins, Bales, Barfield, Barrett, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Campsen, Carnell, Cato, Chellis, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Easterday, Edge, Emory, Fleming, Freeman, Frye, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Hamilton, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hosey, Huggins, Jennings, Keegan, Kelley, Kennedy, Kirsh, Klauber, Knotts, Koon, Law, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Meacham-Richardson, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Riser, Rivers, Robinson, Rodgers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Sharpe, Sheheen, Simrill, Sinclair, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Snow, Stille, Stuart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Vaughn, Walker, Webb, Weeks, Whatley, Whipper, White, Wilder, Wilkins, Witherspoon, A. Young and J. Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE AND COMMEND REVEREND BOBBY L. SMITH OF HOPKINS, THE PASTOR OF ZION CANAAN BAPTIST CHURCH IN COLUMBIA, AS HE COMPLETES TEN BLESSED YEARS AS THE CHURCH'S SENIOR PASTOR.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4228 -- Reps. Kennedy, Harvin and Snow: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND CONGRATULATE WILLIAMSBURG COUNTY ON ITS OUTSTANDING ECONOMIC GROWTH AND SUCCESS DURING THE YEAR 2000 AND DURING THE LAST SEVERAL YEARS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4229 -- Reps. Riser and Koon: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND THE COACH AND MEMBERS OF THE LEXINGTON HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL TEAM FOR THEIR FINE SEASON AND TO CONGRATULATE THEM FOR WINNING THE 2001 STATE SOFTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4230 -- Reps. Sharpe and Frye: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND THE PLAYERS, COACHES, AND STAFF OF THE W. WYMAN KING ACADEMY BASEBALL TEAM ON THEIR MEMORABLE AND RECORD SETTING SEASON AND TO CONGRATULATE THE "KNIGHTS " ON WINNING THE 2001 SOUTH CAROLINA INDEPENDENT SCHOOL ASSOCIATION CLASS AA BASEBALL STATE CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4231 -- Reps. J.E. Smith and Harrison: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO HAND MIDDLE SCHOOL PRINCIPAL JEANNE STIGLBAUER AND OTHER SCHOOL OFFICIALS ON WEDNESDAY, JUNE 6, 2001, AT A TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF RECOGNIZING AND CONGRATULATING HAND MIDDLE SCHOOL OF RICHLAND COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT 1 UPON BEING NAMED TIME MAGAZINE SCHOOL OF THE YEAR.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4232 -- Rep. J.H. Neal: A BILL TO RECOGNIZE THE CATAWBA INDIAN NATION, THE CHICORA-WACCAMAW INDIAN PEOPLE, THE PEE DEE INDIAN TRIBE, THE PIEDMONT AMERICAN INDIAN ASSOCIATION LOWER EASTERN CHEROKEE NATION, THE SANTEE INDIAN ORGANIZATION OF HOLLY HILL, THE BEAVER CREEK TRIBE OF PEE DEE INDIANS, THE EDISTO INDIAN TRIBE, AND THE CHALOKOWAS INDIAN PEOPLE OF THE CHICKASAW NATION AS TRIBES OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA REPRESENTING THE CATAWBA INDIAN PEOPLE, THE CHICORA-WACCAMAW INDIAN PEOPLE, THE PEE DEE INDIAN PEOPLE, THE PIEDMONT LOWER CHEROKEE INDIAN PEOPLE, THE SANTEE INDIAN PEOPLE, THE BEAVER CREEK PEE DEE INDIAN PEOPLE, AND THE CHALOKOWAS CHICKASAW INDIAN PEOPLE, THE EASTERN CHEROKEE, THE SOUTHERN IROQUOIS, AND THE UNITED TRIBES OF SOUTH CAROLINA, RESPECTIVELY, AS INDIAN TRIBES OF SOUTH CAROLINA AND TO CONFER UPON THEM SUCH RIGHTS AND PRIVILEGES AS ARE PROVIDED BY LAW TO INDIAN TRIBES OF THIS STATE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4233 -- Rep. Edge: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION NAME THE NORTH BRIDGE FOR WESTBOUND TRAFFIC ON SOUTH CAROLINA HIGHWAY 9 AT THE WACCAMAW RIVER IN HORRY COUNTY AS THE "JABY COX BRIDGE " IN MEMORY OF THE LATE JABY COX, A DISTINGUISHED CITIZEN OF HORRY COUNTY AND TO INSTALL APPROPRIATE MARKERS OR SIGNS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4234 -- Rep. Townsend: A BILL TO AMEND ACT 76 OF 1961, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE BELTON-HONEA PATH WATER AUTHORITY IN ANDERSON COUNTY, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE AUTHORITY HAS AN AFFIRMATIVE DUTY TO SUPPLY WATER TO ALL POPULATED AREAS WITHIN THE DISTRICT AND TO REQUIRE THE AUTHORITY TO PROVIDE WATER AND WATER SERVICES IN ALL OF ITS SERVICE AREA OR CONTRACT WITH AN ENTITY CAPABLE OF PROVIDING WATER TO THAT PORTION OF ITS SERVICE AREA NOT SERVED BY THE AUTHORITY SO AS TO PROVIDE ADEQUATE WATER AND WATER SERVICE IN THAT PORTION OF ITS SERVICE AREA NOT HAVING ADEQUATE WATER OR WATER SERVICE; TO PROVIDE THAT IT IS THE DUTY OF THE AUTHORITY TO PROVIDE TREATED WATER TO THE MUNICIPAL WATERWORKS OF BELTON AND HONEA PATH AND TO PIPE, PURCHASE, CONTRACT FOR WATER, WATER SERVICE AND INFRASTRUCTURE, OR OTHERWISE PROVIDE TREATED WATER TO ALL OTHER POPULATED AREAS WITHIN THE SERVICE AREA OF THE AUTHORITY; TO DEFINE THE SERVICE AREA OF THE AUTHORITY SO AS TO INCLUDE THAT PORTION OF THE TOWN OF HONEA PATH LYING WITHIN ABBEVILLE COUNTY WITHIN THE SERVICE AREA; TO PROVIDE THAT THE MEMBERS OF THE GOVERNING BOARD OF THE AUTHORITY MUST BE ELECTED, TO PROVIDE ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR VOTING, AND TO PROVIDE FOR POLLING PLACES WITHIN THE DISTRICT; TO PROVIDE RESIDENCY REQUIREMENTS FOR MEMBERS OF THE AUTHORITY AND FOR FILLING VACANCIES AND THE TERMS OF OFFICE OF ELECTED AND EX OFFICIO BOARD MEMBERS, TO PROVIDE FOR THE FIRST ELECTION OF MEMBERS TO THE BOARD OF THE BELTON-HONEA PATH WATER AUTHORITY; AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE TERMINATION OF THE TERMS OF OFFICE OF THE APPOINTED MEMBERS PRESENTLY SERVING ON THE BOARD OF THE AUTHORITY WHEN THEIR SUCCESSORS ARE ELECTED AND QUALIFIED; TO PROVIDE THAT THE AUTHORITY IS AUTHORIZED TO BUY WATER FROM WATER COMPANIES, MUNICIPALITIES AND WATER DISTRICTS FOR RESALE AND USE INSIDE OF ITS SERVICE AREA; TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR CERTAIN POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE AUTHORITY; AND TO PROVIDE THAT RATES CHARGED BY THE AUTHORITY FOR WATER MUST BE UNIFORM WITHIN EACH CLASS OF WATER PATRON.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4235 -- Reps. Govan, Limehouse, Merrill, Kelley, Knotts, Scott, Hosey, Weeks, Moody-Lawrence, Talley, Miller, Battle, Allison, Bales, Breeland, R. Brown, Dantzler, Emory, J. Hines, Huggins, Littlejohn, Mack, Meacham-Richardson, J.M. Neal, Riser, Rivers, Scarborough, Simrill, Sinclair, J.R. Smith and White: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO ESTABLISH THE SOUTH CAROLINA GUARDIAN AD LITEM STUDY COMMITTEE, TO PROVIDE FOR ITS MEMBERSHIP, SCOPE OF STUDY, AND REPORTING REQUIREMENTS, AND TO ABOLISH THE STUDY COMMITTEE UPON SUBMISSION OF ITS REPORT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4236 -- Reps. Huggins, Quinn and Riser: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO IRMO MIDDLE SCHOOL IN LEXINGTON COUNTY AT A TIME AND DATE TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER FOR THE PURPOSE OF BEING RECOGNIZED FOR RECEIVING THE SUDLER CUP, THE MOST PRESTIGIOUS INTERNATIONAL AWARD GIVEN BY THE JOHN PHILIP SOUSA FOUNDATION TO JUNIOR HIGH AND MIDDLE SCHOOL CONCERT BANDS OF OUTSTANDING MUSICAL EXCELLENCE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4237 -- Rep. J.R. Smith: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE THE RESIDENTS OF THE TOWN OF JACKSON, SOUTH CAROLINA, AND ITS MAYOR, PATRICK D. SULLIVAN, ON THE CELEBRATION OF ITS FIFTIETH BIRTHDAY REUNION TO BE HELD ON JUNE 9, 2001.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4238 -- Rep. G. Brown: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE DEEPEST SYMPATHY OF THE MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE FAMILY AND FRIENDS OF COLONEL JIMMY J. TAYLOR OF WEST COLUMBIA UPON HIS DEATH.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4239 -- Rep. Riser: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND MR. TOBIN CASSELS OF LEXINGTON COUNTY FOR HIS MANY YEARS OF OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCE AS AN EMPLOYEE OF SOUTHEASTERN FREIGHT LINES AND TO CONGRATULATE HIM ON BEING NAMED THE COMPANY'S PRESIDENT.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4240 -- Rep. Lloyd: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION EXPRESSING THE HEARTFELT APPRECIATION AND HIGH REGARDS OF THE MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA TO AN EXTRAORDINARY YOUNG MAN, RICHIE PARKER OF BEAUFORT, SOUTH CAROLINA, FOR HIS UNYIELDING DEDICATION TO OVERCOME HIS DISABILITIES BY TURNING OBSTACLES INTO CHALLENGES AND HIS INNATE ABILITY TO INSPIRE LIFE AND JOY INTO THE HEARTS OF OTHERS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4241 -- Rep. Altman: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 44-76-30, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO VARIOUS TRAINING AND USE REQUIREMENTS FOR PERSONS DESIGNATED AS AN AUTOMATED EXTERNAL DEFIBRILLATOR (AED), SO AS TO PROVIDE THE TRAINING REQUIRED INCLUDES A TRAINING COURSE APPROVED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4242 -- Rep. Townsend: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 6-11-2010, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS USED IN CONNECTION WITH DISSOLUTION OF SPECIAL PURPOSE DISTRICTS, SO AS TO PROVIDE A DEFINITION OF "NEGLECTED AREA "; TO AMEND SECTION 6- 11-2020, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A NEGLECTED AREA WITHIN A SPECIAL PURPOSE DISTRICT OR THE DISTRICT'S SERVICE AREA MAY BE SEVERED AND REMOVED FROM THE DISTRICT AND THE DISTRICT'S SERVICE AREA UPON A MAJORITY VOTE OF THE QUALIFIED ELECTORS OF THE NEGLECTED AREA VOTING IN THE REFERENDUM; TO AMEND SECTION 6-11-2040, RELATING TO CONTENTS OF PETITIONS TO DISSOLVE SPECIAL PURPOSE DISTRICTS, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE CONTENTS OF PETITIONS TO SEVER A NEGLECTED AREA FROM A SPECIAL PURPOSE DISTRICT; TO AMEND SECTION 6-11-2050, RELATING TO DUTIES OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF ELECTION, SO AS TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THE DUTIES OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF ELECTION IN CONNECTION WITH REFERENDUMS TO SEVER NEGLECTED AREAS FROM SPECIAL PURPOSE DISTRICTS; TO AMEND SECTION 6-11-2070, RELATING TO AUTHORIZATION OF REFERENDUMS SO AS TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR AUTHORIZATION OF REFERENDUMS IN CONNECTION WITH SEVERING NEGLECTED AREAS FROM SPECIAL PURPOSE DISTRICTS; TO AMEND SECTION 6- 11-2080, RELATING TO PUBLICATION AND CONTENTS OF NOTICE OF REFERENDUMS, SO AS TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR PUBLICATION AND CONTENTS OF NOTICE OF REFERENDUMS IN CONNECTION WITH SEVERING NEGLECTED AREAS FROM SPECIAL PURPOSE DISTRICTS; TO AMEND SECTION 6-11-2090, RELATING TO WHEN AND WHERE REFERENDUMS ARE HELD, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A REFERENDUM TO DISSOLVE A SPECIAL PURPOSE DISTRICT OR SEVER A NEGLECTED AREA FROM A SPECIAL PURPOSE DISTRICT MAY BE HELD ON THE DATE SET FOR A SPECIAL ELECTION OR ON THE GENERAL ELECTION DATE IN NOVEMBER OF THE NEXT EVEN-NUMBERED YEAR; TO AMEND SECTION 6-11-2100, RELATING TO CONTENTS AND FORMAT OF REFERENDUM QUESTIONS ON BALLOTS, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE CONTENTS AND FORMAT OF REFERENDUM QUESTIONS ON BALLOTS TO SEVER NEGLECTED AREAS FROM SPECIAL PURPOSE DISTRICTS; AND TO AMEND SECTION 6-11- 2110, RELATING TO FILING OF CERTIFICATES OF RESULTS, SO AS TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR FILING CERTIFICATES OF RESULTS OF REFERENDUMS TO SEVER NEGLECTED AREAS FROM SPECIAL PURPOSE DISTRICTS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4243 -- Rep. Townsend: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 6-11-410, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS USED IN CONNECTION WITH ALTERATION OF BOUNDARIES OF SPECIAL PURPOSE DISTRICTS, BY ADDING DEFINITIONS OF "NEGLECTED AREA " AND "NEGLECTED SUBSCRIBER "; TO AMEND SECTION 6-11-420, RELATING TO ENLARGEMENT, DIMINISHMENT, OR CONSOLIDATION OF SPECIAL PURPOSE DISTRICTS BY COUNTIES, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR ABOLISHMENT OF SPECIAL PURPOSE DISTRICTS BY COUNTIES; TO AMEND SECTION 6-11-430, RELATING TO PUBLIC HEARINGS AND THE EXERCISE OF CERTAIN POWERS BY COUNTY BOARDS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT, UPON PETITION OF ONE NEGLECTED SUBSCRIBER OR TEN RESIDENTS OR PROPERTY OWNERS OF A NEGLECTED AREA, A COUNTY BOARD MUST HOLD A HEARING TO CONSIDER ENLARGING, DIMINISHING, CONSOLIDATING, OR ABOLISHING SPECIAL PURPOSE DISTRICTS; TO AMEND SECTION 6-11-435, RELATING TO CONSOLIDATED OR ENLARGED SPECIAL PURPOSE DISTRICTS NOT PROVIDING SERVICE WHICH ANOTHER POLITICAL SUBDIVISION IS AUTHORIZED TO PROVIDE WITHIN OVERLAPPING BOUNDARIES, SO AS PROVIDE THAT THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION DO NOT APPLY TO NEGLECTED AREAS WITHIN A SPECIAL PURPOSE DISTRICT; TO AMEND SECTION 6-11-440, RELATING TO NOTICE OF HEARINGS, SO AS PROVIDE FOR DESCRIPTIONS OF OVERLAPPING BOUNDARIES AND WHICH PUBLIC SERVICE DISTRICTS WILL OR WILL NOT PROVIDE SERVICES IN THE EVENT OF OVERLAPPING BOUNDARIES; TO AMEND SECTION 6-11-450, RELATING TO HEARINGS, SO AS TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR DUE NOTICE AND THE OPPORTUNITY FOR A FULL AND FAIR PUBLIC HEARING; TO AMEND SECTION 6-11-455, RELATING TO LEVYING OF AD VALOREM TAXES IN OVERLAP AREAS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT NO AD VALOREM TAX, ASSESSMENT, FEE OR OTHER CHARGE MAY BE MADE OR COLLECTED FROM A RESIDENT OR PROPERTY OWNER OF A NEGLECTED AREA FOR THE PURPOSE OF PROVIDING THE SERVICE TO THE REMAINING PORTIONS OF THE SPECIAL PURPOSE DISTRICT; TO AMEND SECTION 6-11-460, RELATING TO COUNTY BOARD RESOLUTIONS ON ALTERING SPECIAL PURPOSE DISTRICTS, SO AS TO INCLUDE PROVISIONS FOR RESOLUTIONS ABOLISHING SPECIAL PURPOSE DISTRICTS; AND TO AMEND SECTION 6-11-470, RELATING TO PUBLICATION OF ACTIONS OF COUNTY BOARDS, SO AS TO INCLUDE ACTIONS TO ABOLISH SPECIAL PURPOSE DISTRICTS WITHIN THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4244 -- Reps. A. Young and Knotts: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 41-27-235 SO AS TO ALLOW NATIVE AMERICAN TRIBES THE OPTION OF ELECTION AS A REIMBURSABLE EMPLOYER FOR PURPOSES OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA EMPLOYMENT SECURITY LAW; TO AMEND SECTION 41-27-210, RELATING TO THE DEFINITION OF "EMPLOYER ", SO AS TO EXTEND THE DEFINITION TO ANY NATIVE AMERICAN TRIBE AND ANY EMPLOYING UNIT REQUIRED TO PAY THE FEDERAL UNEMPLOYMENT TAX; TO AMEND SECTION 41-27-260, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE DEFINITION OF "EMPLOYMENT ", SO AS TO EXTEND THE DEFINITION TO AN APPOINTED SUCCESSOR TO AN ELECTED OFFICIAL AND ADD AN EXEMPTION DEFINITION PERTAINING TO NATIVE AMERICANS; TO AMEND SECTION 41-31-40, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO AN EMPLOYER'S BASE RATE COMPUTATION PERIOD, SO AS TO EXPERIENCE RATE NEW EMPLOYERS AFTER TWELVE MONTHS AT THE NEXT ANNUAL RATING FOLLOWING THE YEAR IN WHICH THEY REACH THEIR TWELVE MONTH EXPERIENCE STATUS; TO AMEND SECTION 41-31-60, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE EMPLOYER DELINQUENT REPORT PENALTY, SO AS TO REDUCE THIS PENALTY; TO AMEND SECTION 41-31-110, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE SUCCESSOR RATING PERIOD, SO AS TO REDUCE THE RATING PERIOD TO ONCE A YEAR; TO AMEND SECTION 41-31-160, RELATING TO CONTRIBUTION REPORTS, SO AS TO REQUIRE ELECTRONIC CONTRIBUTION AND WAGE REPORTS FOR EMPLOYERS REPORTING TWO HUNDRED FIFTY OR MORE EMPLOYEES IN 2003 AND EMPLOYERS REPORTING ONE HUNDRED OR MORE EMPLOYEES IN 2005; AND TO AMEND SECTION 41-33-80, RELATING TO THE UNEMPLOYMENT TRUST FUND, SO AS TO CORRECT A REFERENCE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4245 -- Rep. Wilkins: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND JOHN BENNETTE CORNWELL III, OF GREENVILLE, FOR HIS SERVICE AS A MEMBER OF THE LEGISLATIVE AUDIT COUNCIL FROM MAY 10, 1995 TO JUNE 30, 2001, AND TO RECOGNIZE THAT DURING HIS TERM ON THE COUNCIL, THIRTY- EIGHT AUDITS WERE PUBLISHED AND THE COUNCIL RECEIVED NATIONAL AWARDS FOR ITS WORK.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4246 -- Rep. Wilkins: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND HARRY C. "BUNT " WILSON, JR., OF SUMTER, FOR HIS SERVICE AS A MEMBER OF THE LEGISLATIVE AUDIT COUNCIL FROM MAY 10, 1995 TO JUNE 30, 2001, AND TO RECOGNIZE THAT DURING HIS TERM ON THE COUNCIL, THIRTY-EIGHT AUDITS WERE PUBLISHED AND THE COUNCIL RECEIVED NATIONAL AWARDS FOR ITS WORK.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4247 -- Rep. M. Hines: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND AND HONOR RUTH DELORIS CARSON OF FLORENCE, SOUTH CAROLINA, UPON HER RETIREMENT AS HOUSING MANAGER OF THE PELICAN HOUSE AND TO WISH HER THE BEST OF LUCK IN HER FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4248 -- Rep. R. Brown: A BILL TO AMEND ACT 369 OF 1959, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE ST. JOHN'S FIRE DISTRICT IN CHARLESTON COUNTY, SO AS TO INCREASE FROM ONE TO FIFTEEN THOUSAND DOLLARS THE LIMIT ON PROCUREMENT OF EQUIPMENT OR MATERIAL WITHOUT ADVERTISING FOR BIDS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4249 -- Rep. J.R. Smith: A HOUSE RESOLUTION RECOGNIZING TAMMY SMITH, EIGHTH GRADE TEACHER, ON THE HONOR OF BEING SELECTED TEACHER OF THE YEAR AT LANGLEY-BATH-CLEARWATER MIDDLE SCHOOL IN AIKEN COUNTY, AND ENCOURAGING HER TO CONTINUE HER TIRELESS DEDICATION AND CONTRIBUTIONS TO HER STUDENTS AND HER SCHOOL.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4250 -- Reps. Stuart, Allen, Allison, Altman, Askins, Bales, Barfield, Barrett, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Campsen, Carnell, Cato, Chellis, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Easterday, Edge, Emory, Fleming, Freeman, Frye, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Hamilton, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jennings, Keegan, Kelley, Kennedy, Kirsh, Klauber, Knotts, Koon, Law, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Meacham-Richardson, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Riser, Rivers, Robinson, Rodgers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sharpe, Sheheen, Simrill, Sinclair, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Snow, Stille, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Vaughn, Walker, Webb, Weeks, Whatley, Whipper, White, Wilder, Wilkins, Witherspoon, A. Young and J. Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND THE REVEREND DENNIS JOHNSON, PASTOR OF THE PELION CHURCH OF THE NAZARENE, AND HIS WIFE, BONNIE JOHNSON, FOR EIGHTEEN YEARS OF DEVOTED SERVICE AND SPIRITUAL LEADERSHIP TO THE CHURCH, TO RECOGNIZE THEIR CIVIC COMMITMENT TO THE TOWN OF PELION, AND TO WISH THEM GODSPEED IN THEIR NEW PURSUITS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4251 -- Reps. Lourie, J.E. Smith, Bales, J. Brown, Cotty, Harrison, Howard, J.H. Neal, Quinn, Rutherford and Scott: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO HONOR THE MEMORY OF THE LATE JOSEPH D. SAPP OF COLUMBIA, ONE OF THIS STATE'S MOST INFLUENTIAL CIVIC, BUSINESS, AND POLITICAL LEADERS, AND TO JOIN WITH THE CITY OF COLUMBIA IN RECOGNIZING THE MANY ACCOMPLISHMENTS OF THIS DISTINGUISHED SOUTH CAROLINIAN.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4252 -- Rep. McLeod: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE DEEPEST SYMPATHY OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO THE FAMILY AND MANY FRIENDS OF 1994 NOBEL PRIZE LAUREATE IN PHYSICS, DR. CLIFFORD G. SHULL, AND HIS WIFE, MARTHA-NUEL SUMMER SHULL, A NEWBERRY NATIVE, WHO DIED RESPECTIVELY ON MARCH. 31, 2001, AND APRIL 4, 2001, AND WERE BURIED IN NEWBERRY'S ROSEMONT CEMETERY.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4253 -- Reps. Hosey, Harvin, Weeks, Govan, G.M. Smith, Phillips, Allison, Barrett, Bingham, J. Brown, Cato, Chellis, Clyburn, Frye, Gilham, M. Hines, Keegan, Kelley, Koon, Lloyd, McCraw, McGee, Merrill, Ott, Rhoad, Rivers, Rutherford, Sinclair, F.N. Smith, Stille, Stuart, Thompson, Walker and J. Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO WELCOME THE SCOTTISH RITE BICENTENNIAL CELEBRATION AND BIENNIAL SESSION TO CHARLESTON, SOUTH CAROLINA, BEGINNING THE LAST WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 2001 AND EXTEND THE BEST WISHES OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA TO THE SCOTTISH RITE BRETHREN, DELEGATES, AND VISITING DIGNITARIES.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4254 -- Rep. Lourie: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND AND HONOR THE MEMBERS AND COACHES OF THE RICHLAND NORTHEAST HIGH SCHOOL "CAVALIERS " BASEBALL TEAM ON THE OCCASION OF CAPTURING THE 2001 CLASS AAAA STATE BASEBALL CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4255 -- Rep. Quinn: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THE STATE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD TO CONSIDER SETTLING THE CASE OF C. BRUCE LITTLEJOHN, ET AL. V. STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, CASE NUMBER 00-CP-40-2666, UNDER CERTAIN TERMS AND CONDITIONS.
Introduced and Committed
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4256 -- Reps. Howard, Cobb-Hunter, J.H. Neal, J. Brown, Scott, Govan, Moody-Lawrence, Mack, Lloyd, Allen, Breeland, R. Brown, Clyburn, Gourdine, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hosey, Kennedy, Lee, Parks, Rutherford, F.N. Smith, Weeks, Whipper, Allison, Altman, Askins, Bales, Barfield, Barrett, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, G. Brown, Campsen, Carnell, Cato, Chellis, Coates, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Easterday, Edge, Emory, Fleming, Freeman, Frye, Gilham, Hamilton, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Hinson, Huggins, Jennings, Keegan, Kelley, Kirsh, Klauber, Knotts, Koon, Law, Leach, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Meacham-Richardson, Merrill, Miller, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Perry, Phillips, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Riser, Rivers, Robinson, Rodgers, Sandifer, Scarborough, Sharpe, Sheheen, Simrill, Sinclair, D.C. Smith, G.M. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Snow, Stille, Stuart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Vaughn, Walker, Webb, Whatley, White, Wilder, Wilkins, Witherspoon, A. Young and J. Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND AND CONGRATULATE RONALD G. "BEN " BENJAMIN, ASSISTANT TO THE SERGEANT AT ARMS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES FOR HIS DEDICATED THIRTY-ONE YEARS OF SERVICE TO THE STATE, HIS COMMUNITY, AND THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4257 -- Rep. Quinn: A BILL TO ESTABLISH SINGLE MEMBER ELECTION DISTRICTS FROM WHICH TRUSTEES OF RICHLAND-LEXINGTON SCHOOL DISTRICT 5 ARE ELECTED.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Debate Adjourned
Other proceedings

H. 4258 -- Reps. Sharpe, Wilkins, W.D. Smith and Davenport: A BILL TO AMEND TITLE 48, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AND CONSERVATION BY ADDING CHAPTER 56, SO AS TO AUTHORIZE THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL TO ADMINISTER A PILOT PROGRAM WITH UP TO TEN PARTICIPANTS FOR UP TO FIVE YEARS, WITH A POSSIBLE FIVE-YEAR RENEWAL, FOR THE PURPOSE OF TESTING AND EVALUATING INNOVATIVE ENVIRONMENTAL APPROACHES TO ACHIEVE SUPERIOR ENVIRONMENTAL PERFORMANCE NOT OTHERWISE AUTHORIZED UNDER EXISTING LAW, TO REQUIRE PARTICIPANTS TO BE MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA ENVIRONMENTAL EXCELLENCE PROGRAM, TO ESTABLISH PILOT PROGRAM PROCEDURES AND BASIC TERMS OF AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE DEPARTMENT AND PARTICIPANTS, TO REQUIRE PUBLIC NOTICE OF AGREEMENTS BEING CONSIDERED FOR APPROVAL OR REVOCATION, TO AUTHORIZE VARIANCES FROM EXISTING LAW, AND TO REQUIRE PARTICIPANTS TO COMPLY WITH CERTAIN REPORTING AND ENFORCEMENT PROCEDURES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4259 -- Reps. Martin, Allison, Cobb-Hunter, Freeman, Gilham, Haskins, Hinson, Lee, Meacham-Richardson, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, Parks, Rodgers, Stuart and A. Young: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 41-10-45 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IT IS A VIOLATION OF THE WAGE REQUIREMENTS OF THIS STATE FOR AN EMPLOYER TO PAY FEMALE EMPLOYEES LESS THAN MALE EMPLOYEES FOR COMPARABLE EMPLOYMENT IF THE FEMALE EMPLOYEES HAVE EQUIVALENT EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING; AND TO AMEND SECTION 41-10-80, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO CIVIL PENALTIES FOR VIOLATION OF CERTAIN WAGE AND HOURLY PROVISIONS SO AS TO REVISE SUCH PENALTIES AND INCLUDE SECTION 41-10-45 THEREIN.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4260 -- Reps. Sharpe and Ott: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 5, TITLE 47, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO RABIES CONTROL, SO AS TO REVISE DEFINITIONS AND ADD NEW DEFINITIONS, TO PROHIBIT THE SALE OF OFFSPRING BORN TO A CARNIVORE OR OTHER ANIMAL CROSSBRED WITH A WILD CARNIVORE, TO RESTRICT PUBLIC EXHIBITIONS OF WILD CARNIVORES AND OTHER ANIMALS FOR WHICH A RABIES VACCINE DOES NOT EXIST, TO REVISE RABIES REPORTING REQUIREMENTS, TO CHANGE THE TIME WITHIN WHICH A PHYSICIAN IS REQUIRED TO REPORT AN ANIMAL BITE FROM TWELVE HOUSE TO THE NEXT WORKING DAY, TO REVISE QUARANTINE REQUIREMENTS, AND TO REVISE THE PUNISHMENT FOR CHAPTER VIOLATIONS TO THE MAXIMUM PENALTIES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4261 -- Rep. Bowers: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 44-93-185 SO AS TO REQUIRE A FLAG DESIGNED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL TO BE FLOWN FROM A SEPARATE THIRTY-FOOT FLAGPOL