Journal of the House of Representatives
of the Second Session of the 114th General Assembly
of the State of South Carolina
being the Regular Session Beginning Tuesday, January 8, 2002


HOUSE BILL INDEX

BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS

REGULAR SESSION OF 2002

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

Arranged Numerically
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VETOES ON 2000 BILLS

For past history of the following Bills see 2000 and 2001 House Journals

(A387, R466, H4775) -- Ways and Means Committee: A BILL 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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Veto Overridden


2002 HOUSE BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS

H. 3009 -- Reps. Campsen, Wilder, Altman, Davenport, Walker, Simrill, Meacham-Richardson, J. Young, McGee, Sandifer, Stille, Cotty, Harrison, Wilkins, McLeod and Edge: 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.
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Amended
Request for Debate
Point of Order

H. 3010 -- Reps. Knotts, Davenport, J. Young, Sandifer, Robinson, Huggins, Bingham, Rodgers, Delleney, Rice, Sharpe, Simrill, G.M. Smith, Leach, Trotter, Lucas, White, Bowers, Taylor, Klauber, Vaughn, A. Young, Rhoad, Meacham-Richardson, Hayes, Stuart, Cato, Kirsh, Tripp, Snow, Campsen, Scarborough, Hinson, Ott, 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, AND TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON WHO IS AUTHORIZED TO CARRY A CONCEALED WEAPON MAY CARRY A CONCEALED WEAPON UPON ANY PREMISES, PROPERTY, OR BUILDING THAT IS PART OF AN INTERSTATE REST AREA FACILITY; 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 SPECIFY THE SIZE OF THE PHOTOGRAPH, TO PROVIDE THAT THE SUBMISSION OF A COMPLETE SET OF FINGERPRINTS WITH AN INITIAL OR RENEWAL APPLICATION FOR A CONCEALABLE WEAPON PERMIT MAY BE WAIVED UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES, TO REVISE THE RESIDENCY REQUIREMENT CONTAINED IN THE CONCEALABLE WEAPON PERMIT APPLICATION FORM, TO PROVIDE A CONCEALABLE WEAPON PERMIT HOLDER WHO IS CARRYING A CONCEALABLE WEAPON MUST INFORM A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES THAT HE IS A PERMIT HOLDER, TO PROVIDE THAT A CONCEALABLE WEAPON PERMIT HOLDER WHO IS GIVEN EXPRESS PERMISSION BY THE APPROPRIATE CHURCH OFFICIAL OR GOVERNING BODY MAY CARRY A CONCEALABLE WEAPON INTO A CHURCH OR OTHER ESTABLISHED RELIGIOUS SANCTUARY, AND TO PROVIDE THAT ONCE A CONCEALABLE WEAPON PERMIT HOLDER IS NO LONGER A RESIDENT OF THIS STATE, HIS CONCEALABLE WEAPON PERMIT IS VOID AND MUST BE SURRENDERED TO 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.
Senate Amendments Amended
Recalled
Point of Order
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Message from Senate
Ratified

H. 3014 -- Reps. Kirsh, Witherspoon, Walker, Meacham-Richardson and Stille: 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 REQUIRE THAT THE INQUIRY BE DELIVERED BY HAND OR CERTIFIED MAIL AND BASED ON A CREDIBLE REPORT THAT THE NONRESIDENT OWNS OR OPERATES A NONREGISTERED VEHICLE AND OWNS OR LEASES PROPERTY IN THE COUNTY, TO MAKE THE WILFUL FAILURE TO REGISTER IN A TIMELY MANNER, FILING A FALSE RESPONSE, OR OTHER WILFUL VIOLATION OF THE PROVISIONS 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.
Point of Order
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 3032 -- Rep. Kirsh: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 33-1-103 SO AS TO ALLOW SPECIFIED CORPORATIONS OR PARTNERSHIPS TO DESIGNATE IN WRITING AN EMPLOYEE OR PRINCIPAL WHO MAY REPRESENT THE CORPORATION OR PARTNERSHIP IN MAGISTRATES' COURT AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE PERSON DESIGNATED, WHILE REPRESENTING THE CORPORATION OR PARTNERSHIP IN COURT, IS NOT ENGAGED IN THE UNAUTHORIZED PRACTICE OF LAW.
3032
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 3047 -- Reps. Campsen, Clyburn, Rodgers and A. Young: 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.
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3048 -- Reps. Campsen, Littlejohn, Altman, Davenport, Simrill, Delleney, Clyburn, Robinson, Owens, Loftis, Leach, Hamilton, Vaughn, Knotts and Bingham: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, 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 UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS TO ATTEND A CLASS IN RELIGIOUS INSTRUCTION CONDUCTED BY A PRIVATE ENTITY.
Ratified

H. 3049 -- Reps. Campsen, Altman, Simrill, Cotty and Knotts: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 17-24-40, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO COMMITMENT OF A DEFENDANT FOUND NOT GUILTY BY REASON OF INSANITY, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A DEFENDANT HOSPITALIZED ON THESE GROUNDS WHO WAS FOUND NOT GUILTY BY REASON OF INSANITY OF A VIOLENT CRIME MAY NOT LEAVE THE 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; TO AMEND SECTION 25-1-420, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT DIVISION, SO AS TO ABOLISH THE STATEWIDE URBAN SEARCH AND RECOVERY TEAM; BY ADDING SECTION 23-15-45 SO AS TO INVEST SHERIFFS WITH STATEWIDE TERRITORIAL JURISDICTION TO SERVE UPON INCARCERATED INMATES WARRANTS ISSUED BY MAGISTRATES WHO HAVE BEEN GRANTED BY THE CHIEF JUSTICE OF THE SUPREME COURT OF SOUTH CAROLINA STATEWIDE TERRITORIAL JURISDICTION TO QUALIFIED CRIMINAL CASES; TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-2522, RELATING TO THE PROCEDURE FOR THE DISPOSAL OF A VEHICLE OR OBJECT THAT IS DIRECTED TO BE TOWED BY A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER, SO AS TO MODIFY THE APPLICABLE TIME PERIODS THAT MUST ELAPSE BEFORE CERTAIN ACTIONS REGARDING THE VEHICLE OR OBJECT MAY OCCUR AND TO AUTHORIZE THE SHERIFF'S OR THE POLICE CHIEF'S DESIGNEE TO CARRY OUT THE ACTIONS PROVIDED IN SECTION 56-5-5640; TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-2360, RELATING TO THE OPERATION OF VEHICLES ON APPROACH OF AUTHORIZED EMERGENCY OR POLICE VEHICLES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT WHEN AN EMERGENCY OR 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 EMERGENCY OR POLICE VEHICLE; TO AMEND SECTION 56-3-120, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO EXEMPTIONS FROM MOTOR VEHICLE REGISTRATION AND LICENSING REQUIREMENTS, SO AS TO EXEMPT CERTAIN FIREFIGHTING VEHICLES; BY ADDING SECTION 56-1-464 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON WHOSE LICENSE IS CANCELED, SUSPENDED, OR REVOKED BASED SOLELY ON CERTAIN OUT-OF-STATE VIOLATIONS MAY PETITION THE MAGISTRATE'S COURT TO DISMISS THE STATE'S CHARGE UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES; TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-1538, RELATING TO THE MANAGEMENT OF AN EMERGENCY SCENE, SO AS TO REQUIRE THE DRIVER OF A VEHICLE TO KEEP THE VEHICLE UNDER CONTROL WHEN APPROACHING OR PASSING AN EMERGENCY SCENE, TO REQUIRE THE DRIVER OF A VEHICLE WHEN APPROACHING A STATIONARY EMERGENCY VEHICLE TO PROCEED WITH DUE CAUTION AND TO YIELD THE RIGHT-OF-WAY UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS, TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON WHO VIOLATES THIS SECTION IS GUILTY OF A MISDEMEANOR, AND TO PROVIDE DEFINITIONS; TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-2990, AS AMENDED, 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; TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-2951, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE SUSPENSION OF A PERSON'S DRIVER'S LICENSE FOR EITHER HIS REFUSAL TO SUBMIT TO TESTING FOR CERTAIN LEVELS OF ALCOHOL CONCENTRATION OR FOR OPERATING A VEHICLE WITH CERTAIN UNLAWFUL ALCOHOL CONCENTRATIONS, AND THE ISSUANCE OF A SPECIAL RESTRICTED DRIVER'S LICENSE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A DRIVER, WHOSE SUSPENSION IS UPHELD AT AN ADMINISTRATIVE HEARING, MAY APPLY FOR A SPECIAL RESTRICTED DRIVER'S LICENSE, PERMITTING THE DRIVER TO DRIVE TO AND FROM ALCOHOL AND DRUG SAFETY ACTION PROGRAM CLASSES, TO REVISE THE CONDITIONS UPON WHICH A SPECIAL RESTRICTED DRIVER'S LICENSE MAY BE ISSUED, TO PROVIDE THAT A HOLDER OF A SPECIAL RESTRICTED DRIVER'S LICENSE WHOSE STATUS OF ATTENDANCE AT ALCOHOL AND DRUG SAFETY ACTION PROGRAM CLASSES HAS CHANGED, MUST REPORT THE CHANGE IN STATUS TO THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY, AND TO PROVIDE THAT A SPECIAL RESTRICTED DRIVER'S LICENSE ISSUED TO A PERSON WHO DOES NOT REQUEST AN ADMINISTRATIVE HEARING SHALL PERMIT THE DRIVER'S LICENSE HOLDER TO DRIVE TO AND FROM HIS PLACE OF EDUCATION, IN THE COURSE OF HIS EMPLOYMENT OR EDUCATION, AND TO AND FROM HIS ALCOHOL AND DRUG SAFETY ACTION PROGRAM CLASSES; TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-2780, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PENALTIES THAT MAY BE IMPOSED UPON A PERSON WHO UNLAWFULLY MEETS OR PASSES A SCHOOL BUS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A FIRST OFFENSE VIOLATION OF THIS PROVISION MAY BE TRIED IN MAGISTRATE'S COURT; TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-745, AS AMENDED, 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 ADD ENROLLMENT IN A COURT-ORDERED DRUG PROGRAM AS A BASIS FOR APPLYING FOR A SPECIAL RESTRICTED DRIVER'S LICENSE; TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-746, AS AMENDED, 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 ADD ENROLLMENT IN A COURT-ORDERED DRUG PROGRAM AS A BASIS FOR APPLYING FOR A SPECIAL RESTRICTED DRIVER'S LICENSE, AND TO PROVIDE THAT A HOLDER OF A SPECIAL RESTRICTED DRIVER'S LICENSE WHOSE STATUS OF ATTENDANCE IN A COURT-ORDERED DRUG PROGRAM HAS CHANGED, MUST REPORT THE CHANGE IN STATUS TO THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY; AND BY ADDING SECTION 22-5-115 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A MAGISTRATE MAY ISSUE A NOTICE FOR TRIAL BASED UPON THE SWORN STATEMENT OF AN AFFIANT WHO IS NOT A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER BUT MAY NOT ISSUE AN ARREST WARRANT IF THE AFFIANT IS NOT A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER.
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Other proceedings
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Message to Senate
Ratified

H. 3056 -- Reps. Meacham-Richardson, Simrill, A. Young, Stille, White, Perry, Rodgers, Gilham and Lourie: 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.
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Amended
Amended
Amended
Proposed Amended
Request for Debate
Request for Debate

H. 3093 -- Reps. Campsen, Altman, Simrill, Harrison, Owens, Robinson, Easterday, Haskins, Loftis and Coates: 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.
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Recommitted
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned

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.
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
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.
Senate Amendments Amended
Point of Order
Returned by Senate With Amendment

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.
Report of Committee
Recommitted
Debate Adjourned
Request for Debate
Point of Order

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 SO AS TO PROVIDE 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 THE FEE FOR SUCH FILINGS, 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, AND TO DIRECT THE OFFICE OF COURT ADMINISTRATOR TO DESIGN APPROPRIATE LEGAL FORMS AND MAKE THESE FORMS AVAILABLE FOR JURISDICTION.
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 3115 -- Reps. J. Brown and Clyburn: 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.
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H. 3129 -- Reps. Kirsh, Vaughn, Altman and Whipper: A BILL TO AMEND ACT 369 OF 1959, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE ST. JOHN'S FIRE DISTRICT IN CHARLESTON COUNTY, INCLUDING PROCEDURES APPLICABLE TO CONTRACTS, BIDDING, AND PROCUREMENT, SO AS TO REVISE PROCUREMENT AND BIDDING REQUIREMENTS APPLICABLE TO THE DISTRICT.
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Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 3141 -- Reps. Wilkins, Harrison, Walker, Simrill, Whatley, Delleney, Sandifer, 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 CHAPTER 1, TITLE 25, RELATING TO MILITARY, CIVIL DEFENSE, AND VETERANS AFFAIRS, BY ADDING ARTICLE 25 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, Walker, Simrill, Davenport, Sandifer, Vaughn, Robinson, Altman, Cotty, White, Thompson, Knotts, Campsen, McGee, Coates 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", TO REQUIRE THE DIRECTOR TO COOPERATE WITH AN EMPLOYEE IN THE INVESTIGATION AND ENFORCEMENT OF CLAIMS, TO AUTHORIZE THE DIRECTOR TO ENTER A PLACE OF EMPLOYMENT TO EVALUATE COMPLIANCE, TO PROHIBIT OBSTRUCTING THE DIRECTOR IN CARRYING OUT HIS DUTIES AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES; BY ADDING SECTION 41-7-100 SO AS TO ESTABLISH CIVIL PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS OF CHAPTER 7, TITLE 41, TO REQUIRE THE DIRECTOR TO PROMULGATE REGULATIONS ESTABLISHING PROCEDURES FOR ADMINISTRATIVE REVIEW OF PENALTIES ASSESSED, AND TO AUTHORIZE AN APPEAL TO THE ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGE DIVISION FROM A FINAL ACTION OF THE DEPARTMENT; 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 ALSO PROHIBIT A PERSON OR A LABOR ORGANIZATION FROM PARTICIPATING IN AN AGREEMENT OR PRACTICE THAT HAS THE EFFECT OF REQUIRING SUCH MEMBERSHIP AND TO PROHIBIT A PERSON OR LABOR ORGANIZATION FROM INDUCING AN EMPLOYER TO VIOLATE THIS SECTION; AND TO AMEND SECTION 41-7-40, RELATING TO THE AUTHORITY TO DEDUCT LABOR ORGANIZATION MEMBERSHIP DUES FROM WAGES IF AN EMPLOYEE ENTERS A ONE YEAR IRREVOCABLE WRITTEN AGREEMENT AUTHORIZING THE DEDUCTION, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE EMPLOYEE HAS THE RIGHT TO REVOKE THE AGREEMENT AFTER ONE YEAR.
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H. 3144 -- Reps. Wilkins, W.D. Smith, Walker, Delleney, Vaughn, 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 -- Reps. Lourie, J.E. Smith, Howard, Wilder, Cobb-Hunter, Bales, Barfield, Keegan, Snow, Ott, Sinclair, Walker, Riser, Parks, McLeod, Allison, Koon, Frye, McGee, Martin, Hosey, Clyburn, Gilham, Altman, Meacham-Richardson, Kirsh, J. Hines, Mack, Miller, Cotty, Hamilton, Law, Hinson, Chellis, Harrison, Neilson, Weeks, Owens, Loftis and Bingham: 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 CRIMINAL RECORD CHECKS OF DIRECT CAREGIVERS EMPLOYED BY NURSING HOMES, ADULT DAYCARE FACILITIES, HOME HEALTH AGENCIES, AND COMMUNITY RESIDENTIAL CARE FACILITIES; TO PROVIDE FOR TEMPORARY EMPLOYMENT PENDING THE RESULTS OF THE CRIMINAL RECORD CHECK; TO PROVIDE THAT A RECORD CHECK IS VALID UNLESS THE PERSON DISCONTINUES EMPLOYMENT IN A DIRECT CARE SETTING FOR A YEAR OR LONGER; TO AUTHORIZE DIRECT CARE ENTITIES TO FURNISH DIRECT CAREGIVER PERSONNEL INFORMATION TO OTHER ENTITIES; TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL TO VERIFY COMPLIANCE WITH THIS ARTICLE BEFORE RENEWING THE LICENSE OF A DIRECT CARE ENTITY; TO PROVIDE PENALTIES; AND TO REQUIRE DIRECT CARE ENTITIES TO CONDUCT CRIMINAL RECORD CHECKS ON DIRECT CAREGIVERS EMPLOYED ON JULY 1, 2002.
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Senate Amendments Amended
Proposed Amended
Debate Adjourned
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Ratified

H. 3163 -- Reps. Wilkins, Jennings, Campsen, Wilder, Whatley, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Owens, Altman, 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" TO PROVIDE AN INCOME TAX CREDIT OF TEN PERCENT OF THE EXPENDITURES THAT QUALIFY FOR A FEDERAL TAX CREDIT TO REHABILITATE A HISTORIC STRUCTURE; TO PROVIDE AN INCOME TAX CREDIT OF TWENTY-FIVE PERCENT OF THE EXPENDITURES TO REHABILITATE A HISTORIC STRUCTURE THAT DOES NOT QUALIFY FOR A FEDERAL TAX CREDIT; TO REQUIRE THE CREDIT TO BE TAKEN OVER A FIVE-YEAR PERIOD BEGINNING WITH THE YEAR THE REHABILITATION OF THE STRUCTURE IS COMPLETE; TO AUTHORIZE THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE TO PROMULGATE REGULATIONS FOR THE ADMINISTRATION OF THIS SECTION; AND TO PROVIDE FOR APPEALS.
Senate Amendments Amended
Returned by Senate With Amendment
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Ratified

H. 3174 -- Reps. Wilkins, Simrill, Whatley, Davenport, Coates, Vaughn, Robinson, Altman, 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 THE MANY FAMILIES IN SOUTH CAROLINA WHO EDUCATE THEIR CHILDREN AT HOME, AND TO PROVIDE THAT DURING HOME SCHOOL AWARENESS WEEK, ALL HOME SCHOOL STUDENTS IN THIS STATE AND THEIR PARENTS OR GUARDIANS WHO SERVE AS THEIR CHILDREN'S TEACHER SHALL BE PROVIDED THE SAME ADMISSION OPPORTUNITIES TO CERTAIN STATE AND LOCAL EDUCATIONAL FACILITIES AS ARE PROVIDED TO PUBLIC AND PRIVATE SCHOOL STUDENTS AND THEIR TEACHERS; AND BY ADDING SECTION 59-65-46 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A FOSTER PARENT MAY TEACH A FOSTER CHILD AT HOME, IF IN ADDITION TO ANY OTHER REQUIREMENTS, HOME SCHOOLING OF THE CHILD HAS BEEN APPROVED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES OR OTHER AGENCY HAVING CUSTODY OF THE CHILD.
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 3240 -- Reps. Altman, Limehouse, Campsen and Scarborough: 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-THIRDS 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.
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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.
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H. 3250 -- Reps. Rodgers, Gilham, Limehouse, Altman, Keegan, Kelley, Robinson, Martin, Simrill, Dantzler, Leach and Hamilton: 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.
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H. 3256 -- Reps. Taylor, Knotts, Bales, Barrett, Bowers, J. Brown, Chellis, Gourdine, Hayes, Hosey, Klauber, Rhoad, Rutherford, Sandifer, D.C. Smith and Lourie: 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.
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H. 3273 -- Reps. Wilder and Harvin: 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.
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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, Bingham, Altman 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.
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Ratified

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 APPROPRIATE FISCAL YEAR 2002-2003 CERTIFIED NET LOTTERY PROCEEDS AND INVESTMENT EARNINGS FOR THE FISCAL YEAR BEGINNING JULY 1, 2002, IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE PROVISIONS OF ACT 59 OF 2001; TO APPROPRIATE FISCAL YEAR 2002-2003 NET LOTTERY PROCEEDS AND INVESTMENT EARNINGS IN EXCESS OF THE FISCAL YEAR 2002-2003 CERTIFIED NET LOTTERY PROCEEDS AND INVESTMENT EARNINGS; TO APPROPRIATE FISCAL YEAR 2001-2002 CERTIFIED NET LOTTERY PROCEEDS AND INVESTMENT EARNINGS; TO APPROPRIATE FISCAL YEAR 2001-2002 NET LOTTERY PROCEEDS AND INVESTMENT EARNINGS IN EXCESS OF THE FISCAL YEAR 2001-2002 CERTIFIED NET LOTTERY PROCEEDS AND INVESTMENT EARNINGS; TO APPROPRIATE UNCLAIMED PRIZE MONEY; AND TO REGULATE THE EXPENDITURE OF SUCH FUNDS.
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Debate Adjourned
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Message from Senate
Message from Senate

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; TO AMEND TITLE 59, BY ADDING CHAPTER 106 SO AS TO ENACT THE "SOUTH CAROLINA CAMPUS SEX CRIMES PREVENTION ACT" WHICH PROVIDES THAT EACH INSTITUTION OF HIGHER EDUCATION MUST INCLUDE A STATEMENT IN THEIR ANNUAL SECURITY REPORT WHICH ADVISES WHERE LAW ENFORCEMENT INFORMATION MAY BE OBTAINED CONCERNING REGISTERED SEX OFFENDERS; TO AMEND SECTION 23-3-460, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO REGISTRATION OF SEX OFFENDERS, SO AS TO REQUIRE OFFENDERS WHO ARE ENROLLED AT, EMPLOYED BY, OR CARRYING ON A VOCATION AT AN INSTITUTION OF HIGHER EDUCATION TO PROVIDE CERTAIN WRITTEN NOTICE OF A CHANGE IN STATUS; TO AMEND SECTION 16-3-510, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO UNLAWFUL HAZING WHILE INITIATING OR ADMITTING PERSONS INTO CERTAIN ORGANIZATIONS AND ENTITIES, SO AS TO REVISE THE ORGANIZATIONS AND ENTITIES TO WHICH THE SECTION APPLIES; AND TO ADD SECTION 59-63-275 SO AS TO PROHIBIT HAZING AT ALL PUBLIC EDUCATION INSTITUTIONS AND TO DEFINE HAZING FOR THIS PURPOSE.
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 3324 -- Rep. Perry: A BILL TO REPEAL CHAPTER 27, TITLE 1, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA ADVISORY COMMISSION ON INTERGOVERNMENTAL RELATIONS; TO AMEND SECTION 1-11-250, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS IN REGARD TO THE DIVISION OF MOTOR VEHICLE MANAGEMENT, SO AS TO DELETE THE DEFINITION OF THE MOTOR VEHICLE MANAGEMENT COUNCIL; TO AMEND SECTION 1-11-260, RELATING TO POLICIES AND PROCEDURES OF THE DIVISION OF MOTOR VEHICLE MANAGEMENT, SO AS TO DELETE REFERENCES TO THE MOTOR VEHICLE MANAGEMENT COUNCIL, AND TO REPEAL SECTIONS 1-11-230 AND 1-11-240 RELATING TO THE MOTOR VEHICLE MANAGEMENT COUNCIL.
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

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 THAT HAS PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITY FOR AN INVESTIGATION INVOLVING AN EMPLOYEE OF ANOTHER DEPARTMENT OR AGENCY, BUT LACKS EXPERTISE TO CONDUCT A PROPER INVESTIGATION, MAY REQUEST ASSISTANCE FROM ANOTHER AGENCY THAT HAS THE APPROPRIATE EXPERTISE, AS LONG AS THE ASSISTING AGENCY OR AN EMPLOYEE OF THE ASSISTING AGENCY IS NOT A SUBJECT OF THE INVESTIGATION, AND TO PROVIDE THAT A REQUEST MADE PURSUANT TO THIS PROVISION SHALL RESULT IN A JOINT INVESTIGATION CONDUCTED BY BOTH AGENCIES.
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Point of Order
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

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, 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.
Co-Sponsor removed

H. 3358 -- Reps. Kirsh and Rodgers: 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.
Co-Sponsor added

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 OF THIS SECTION; TO AMEND. SECTION 50-5-1910, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO SALTWATER RECREATIONAL FISHING STAMPS AND LICENSES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT NO PERSON SIXTEEN YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER MAY ENGAGE IN FISHING FOR RECREATION IN SOUTH CAROLINA SALT WATERS WITHOUT A SALTWATER RECREATIONAL FISHERIES LICENSE OR A TEMPORARY SALTWATER RECREATIONAL FISHERIES LICENSE; TO AMEND SECTION 50-5-1920, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO CERTAIN FISHING STAMPS AND LICENSES, SO AS TO REVISE THE SECTION AND PROVIDE FOR THE ANNUAL AND TEMPORARY RESIDENT AND NONRESIDENT SALTWATER RECREATIONAL FISHING LICENSES, ANNUAL SALTWATER PUBLIC FISHING PIER LICENSES, ANNUAL CHARTER FISHING VESSEL LICENSE, AND FOR THE USE OF REVENUE ATTRIBUTABLE TO CERTAIN LICENSE FEE INCREASES BEGINNING JULY 1, 2002; TO AMEND SECTION 50-5-1930, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO RECOGNITION OF CERTAIN STAMPS ISSUED BY OTHER STATES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT, IF A COASTAL STATE WHICH HAS OR ESTABLISHES A SALTWATER RECREATIONAL FISHERIES LICENSE RECOGNIZES THE VALIDITY OF A SOUTH CAROLINA SALTWATER RECREATIONAL FISHERIES LICENSE, SOUTH CAROLINA MUST RECOGNIZE THE VALIDITY OF A CORRESPONDING LICENSE HELD BY RESIDENTS OF THAT STATE; TO AMEND SECTION 50-5-1935, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO COMMEMORATIVE STAMPS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT STAMPS PRODUCED AND SOLD AS COMMEMORATIVE OR COLLECTORS ITEMS DO NOT AUTHORIZE RECREATIONAL FISHING; TO AMEND SECTION 50-5-1940, RELATING TO CREATION AND DESIGN OF STAMPS, LICENSES, PRINTS, AND RELATED ARTICLES, BY DELETING "SHALL" AND INSERTING "MAY" SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES MAY CREATE AND DESIGN STAMPS, LICENSES, SALTWATER RECREATIONAL FISHERIES PRINTS, AND RELATED ARTICLES; AND TO AMEND SECTION 50-5-1950, RELATING TO THE SALTWATER RECREATIONAL FISHERIES ADVISORY COMMITTEE, SO AS TO INCREASE THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE COMMITTEE BY ADDING ONE MEMBER EACH FROM DORCHESTER AND BERKELEY COUNTIES.
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Proposed Amended
Proposed Amended
Point of Order
Message from Senate
Ratified

H. 3365 -- Reps. Harrison and Knotts: 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.
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3372 -- Reps. Sharpe, Dantzler, Lourie and Witherspoon: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 5, TITLE 47, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO RABIES CONTROL, SO AS TO REVISE THE CHAPTER AND PROVIDE FOR THE DUTIES OF THE PUBLIC HEALTH VETERINARIAN AND CERTAIN STATE AGENCIES IN CONNECTION WITH THE CONTROL OF RABIES, TO REGULATE THE SALE OF CERTAIN ANIMALS AS PETS, REQUIRE INOCULATION OF CERTAIN PETS, AND REQUIRE A PET OWNER OR ANY OTHER PERSON TO NOTIFY THE COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT IF A PET OR OTHER ANIMAL IS AFFECTED BY OR SUSPECTED OF HAVING RABIES; PROVIDES ADDITIONAL MEASURES FOR THE RESTRICTION AND CONTROL OF RABIES IN THIS STATE AND FOR THE ENFORCEMENT OF THE RABIES CONTROL ACT, AND PROVIDES PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS OF THIS CHAPTER.
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

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.
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Tabled

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 OR HIS DESIGNEE, OR A CHIEF OF POLICE OR HIS DESIGNEE MAY SELL AN ABANDONED VEHICLE AT A PUBLIC AUCTION; TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-6240, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE FORFEITURE, CONFISCATION, AND DISPOSITION OF VEHICLES SEIZED FROM PERSONS CONVICTED OF DRIVING UNDER SUSPENSION AND DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF ALCOHOL, DRUGS, OR A COMBINATION OF BOTH, SO AS TO REVISE THE PROCEDURE FOR DISPOSAL OF A FORFEITED VEHICLE; BY ADDING SECTION 56-5-2522 SO AS TO PROVIDE THE PROCEDURE FOR THE DISPOSAL OF A VEHICLE OR OBJECT THAT IS DIRECTED TO BE TOWED BY A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER; TO AMEND SECTION 27-21-20, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE DISPOSAL OF PROPERTY RECOVERED BY A SHERIFF OR CHIEF OF POLICE, SO AS TO REVISE THE PROCEDURE FOR DISPOSAL OF THIS PROPERTY; AND TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-5630, RELATING TO THE NOTICE THAT MUST BE PROVIDED BY A LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY TO THE OWNER AND LIENHOLDER OF AN ABANDONED MOTOR VEHICLE IN THE AGENCY'S CUSTODY, THE PENALTY IMPOSED UPON A LIENHOLDER FOR ABANDONING A VEHICLE, AND THE PENALTY IMPOSED UPON AN OWNER OF A VEHICLE THAT HAS BEEN STOLEN AND SUBSEQUENTLY ABANDONED, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE NOTICE THAT MUST BE ISSUED BY THE LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY MUST BE ISSUED BY EITHER THE SHERIFF OR HIS DESIGNEE, OR THE CHIEF OF POLICE OR HIS DESIGNEE, TO REVISE THE PERIOD WITHIN WHICH THE NOTICE MUST BE ISSUED, AND THE PERIOD WITHIN WHICH THE VEHICLE MUST BE RECLAIMED.
Senate Amendments Amended
Senate Amendments Amended
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Point of Order
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Message from Senate
Ratified

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, Bingham and Talley: 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.
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Proposed Amended
Point of Order

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.
Senate Amendments Amended
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Message from Senate

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.
Ratified

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 PROCEDURES, REQUIREMENTS, IF ANY, AND TIME FRAMES WITHIN WHICH TO CONVERT A CURRENT LICENSE TO A LICENSE WITHIN THE REVISED CLASSIFICATIONS.
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 3450 -- Reps. Bingham, Knotts, Lourie, J.E. Smith, Stuart and Altman: 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.
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Amended
Amended
Proposed Amended
Proposed Amended
Proposed Amended
Proposed Amended
Debate Adjourned
Request for Debate
Point of Order

H. 3462 -- Reps. Campsen, Allison, Askins, Barrett, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Carnell, Cato, Chellis, Coates, Coleman, Cotty, Delleney, Easterday, Gilham, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Huggins, Jennings, 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, 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.
Co-Sponsor removed
Co-Sponsor removed
Co-Sponsor removed
Co-Sponsor removed

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; 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.
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recalled
Ratified

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.
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Non-Concurrence
Message to Senate
Message to Senate
Conference Committee

H. 3481 -- Reps. Riser, Quinn, Barfield, Barrett, Bingham, Campsen, Chellis, Dantzler, Edge, Gilham, Gourdine, Harrell, Haskins, Huggins, Keegan, Kelley, Knotts, Law, Limehouse, McCraw, McGee, 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 AND TO PROVIDE THAT DURING JULY AND AUGUST IT IS UNLAWFUL TO RETAIN MORE THAN TWO STRIPED BASS (ROCKFISH) PER DAY THAT ARE TAKEN FROM LAKE MURRAY AND LESS THAN THE LEGAL SIZE LIMIT.
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor removed
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Amended
Senate Amendments Amended
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Request for Debate
Request for Debate
Point of Order
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Conference Committee
Free Conference Committee
Report of Free Conference Committee
Adopted
Message to Senate
Message to Senate
Message to Senate
Message from Senate
Message from Senate
Message from Senate
Message from Senate
Ratified

H. 3485 -- Reps. Phillips, Littlejohn, McCraw and Whipper: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-19-420, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO FEES THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY MAY CHARGE TO ISSUE OR TRANSFER A CERTIFICATE OF TITLE, SO AS TO INCREASE THE FEE FROM FIVE DOLLARS TO TEN DOLLARS AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE DISTRIBUTION OF THE FEE; AND TO AMEND ARTICLE 22, CHAPTER 3, TITLE 56, 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 ALSO ISSUE SPECIAL MOTOR VEHICLE LICENSE PLATES TO MAYORS AND FORMER MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY WHO ARE ELIGIBLE TO RECEIVE RETIREMENT BENEFITS UNDER THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
Senate Amendments Amended
Debate Adjourned
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Message from Senate
Ratified

H. 3510 -- Reps. McLeod, Davenport, Lourie and Scott: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 23, TITLE 40, 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.
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

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 ACTIVELY EMPLOYED OR ENGAGED IN THE FUNERAL SERVICE PROFESSION; TO AMEND SECTION 40-19-20, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS CONCERNING EMBALMERS AND FUNERAL DIRECTORS, SO AS TO REVISE THE DEFINITIONS OF "BRANCH FUNERAL HOME", "CHAPEL", "DISPOSITION", "FUNERAL MERCHANDISE", AND "MANAGER" AND TO DEFINE "RETAIL SALES OUTLET" AND "OWNER"; 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 PROVIDE THAT ALL PERMITS ARE VALID FOR TWO YEARS, AND TO PROVIDE WHEN A MANAGER MUST BE EMPLOYED BY A FUNERAL ESTABLISHMENT; 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 ALSO APPLY THIS LICENSURE REQUIREMENT TO A PERSON OPERATING A CREMATORY OR A RETAIL SALES OUTLET; TO AMEND SECTION 40-19-290, RELATING TO DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION AND EXPENSES TO CLIENTS BY FUNERAL ESTABLISHMENTS, SO AS TO ALSO REQUIRE CREMATORIES AND RETAIL SALES OUTLETS TO DISCLOSE SUCH INFORMATION AND EXPENSES TO ITS CLIENTS AND TO REQUIRE PAYMENTS RECEIVED BY THESE ESTABLISHMENTS FOR FUNERAL MERCHANDISE TO BE PLACED IN A TRUST ACCOUNT UNTIL DELIVERY; AND BY AMENDING TITLE 40 RELATING TO OCCUPATIONS AND PROFESSIONS BY ADDING CHAPTER 8 SO AS TO ENACT THE "SOUTH CAROLINA PERPETUAL CARE CEMETERY ACT", TO ESTABLISH THE SOUTH CAROLINA PERPETUAL CARE CEMETERY BOARD, TO PROVIDE FOR ITS MEMBERS, POWERS, AND DUTIES AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE REGULATION OF CEMETERIES, BURIAL GROUNDS, AND CONTRACTS OR AGREEMENTS IN CONNECTION WITH THE FINAL DISPOSITION OF A DEAD HUMAN BODY, TO REQUIRE LICENSURE OF AN ENTITY OPERATING A PERPETUAL CARE CEMETERY COMPANY, TO ESTABLISH LICENSURE PROCEDURES AND REQUIREMENTS FOR THESE ENTITIES, AND TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THE REGULATION OF THESE ENTITIES; AND TO REPEAL CHAPTER 55, TITLE 39 RELATING TO CEMETERIES AND THE "SOUTH CAROLINA CEMETERY ACT OF 1984".
Senate Amendments Amended
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Point of Order
Conference Committee
Report of Conference Committee
Adopted
Message to Senate
Message from Senate
Message from Senate
Message from Senate
Message from Senate
Ratified

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 2002", BY AMENDING SECTION 16-16-10, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS CONTAINED IN THE COMPUTER CRIME ACT, SO AS TO REVISE THE DEFINITIONS OF "COMPUTER", "COMPUTER SYSTEM", "PROPERTY", "SERVICES", "ACCESS", AND "COMPUTER HACKING", AND TO DEFINE "COMPUTER CONTAMINANT"; TO AMEND SECTION 16-16-20, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO COMPUTER CRIMES AND PENALTIES, SO AS TO CREATE THE OFFENSE OF INTRODUCING A COMPUTER CONTAMINANT INTO A COMPUTER, COMPUTER SYSTEM, COMPUTER PROGRAM, OR COMPUTER NETWORK; 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 PURSUANT TO THE COMPUTER CRIME ACT; AND TO AMEND SECTION 16-16-30, RELATING TO THE VENUE FOR ACTIONS BROUGHT PURSUANT TO THE COMPUTER CRIME ACT, SO AS TO MAKE TECHNICAL CHANGES.
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

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.
Report of Committee
Recommitted
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Point of Order

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, Lourie and Limehouse: 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.
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3592 -- Reps. Rodgers, Bowers, Gilham, Hosey, Rivers and R. Brown: 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.
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Proposed Amended
Proposed Amended
Proposed Amended
Proposed Amended
Recommitted
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Request for Debate
Point of Order
Reconsidered
Tabled

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.
Recommitted

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; AND BY ADDING SECTION 38-55-173 SO AS TO PROVIDE CERTAIN CONDUCT IN THE VEHICLE GLASS REPAIR BUSINESS IS A MISDEMEANOR.
Senate Amendments Amended
Point of Order
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Message from Senate
Ratified

H. 3601 -- Reps. Huggins and Barfield: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-43-220, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO CLASSIFICATION OF PROPERTY SUBJECT TO AD VALOREM TAXATION, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE PURCHASE OF A PRIMARY RESIDENCE SUBJECT TO VACATION RENTAL OF NO MORE THAN NINETY DAYS MAY APPLY FOR THE FOUR PERCENT TAX ASSESSMENT APPLICABLE TO LEGAL RESIDENCES WHICH APPLIES RETROACTIVELY TO THE DATE OF ACQUIRING OWNERSHIP IF THE OWNER OCCUPIED THE RESIDENCE WITHIN NINETY DAYS OF SUCH ACQUISITION; TO AMEND TITLE 27, RELATING TO PROPERTY AND CONVEYANCES, BY ADDING CHAPTER 50 BY ENACTING THE RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY CONDITION ACT AND THE SOUTH CAROLINA VACATION RENTAL ACT 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, 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 AND THE RIGHTS OF PARTIES TO SUCH TRANSFERS, TO PROVIDE THAT A TENANT IN POSSESSION OF PROPERTY UNDER A VACATION RENTAL IS SUBJECT TO A MANDATORY EVACUATION ORDER, AND TO PROVIDE SANCTIONS FOR VIOLATIONS; AND TO ADD SECTION 27-33-50 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT UNLESS OTHERWISE AGREED TO IN WRITING A TENANT IS RESPONSIBLE FOR UTILITIES, WATER, SEWERAGE, AND GARBAGE SERVICE AND TO PROHIBIT ENTITIES PROVIDING THESE SERVICES FROM REQUIRING A LANDLORD TO EXECUTE AN AGREEMENT ASSUMING THESE RESPONSIBILITIES OR FROM DISCONTINUING SERVICE IF A LANDLORD REFUSES TO EXECUTE SUCH AN AGREEMENT.
Senate Amendments Amended
Senate Amendments Amended
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Recalled
Point of Order
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Message from Senate
Ratified

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.
Report of Conference Committee
Adopted
Message to Senate
Message from Senate
Enrolled
Ratified

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 HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES LABOR, COMMERCE AND INDUSTRY COMMITTEE AND THE SENATE JUDICIARY COMMITTEE AN ANNUAL REPORT COVERING CERTAIN ACTIVITIES AND OPERATIONS OF THE ASSOCIATION FOR THE PRECEDING CALENDAR YEAR.
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

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 FOR PURPOSES OF THE SECTION ALSO INCLUDE MOBILE TELEPHONES AND TO REVISE THE MANNER IN WHICH POSSESSION OF THESE PAGING DEVICES AT SCHOOL ARE REGULATED BY PROVIDING THAT THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF EACH SCHOOL DISTRICT SHALL ADOPT A POLICY THAT ADDRESSES STUDENT POSSESSION OF PAGING DEVICES, TO PROVIDE THAT THIS POLICY MUST BE INCLUDED IN THE DISTRICT'S WRITTEN STUDENT CONDUCT STANDARDS, AND TO PROVIDE THAT IF THE POLICY INCLUDES CONFISCATION OF A PAGING DEVICE, IT SHOULD ALSO PROVIDE FOR THE RETURN OF THE DEVICE TO THE OWNER.
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

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.
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 EXCEPT WHERE THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION HAS GIVEN EXPLICIT AUTHORITY TO ADMINISTER THESE FUNDS TO SOME OTHER JURISDICTION OR AGENT ACTING ON BEHALF OF THE COUNTY TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE, REQUIRE THE TWENTY-FIVE PERCENT OF A COUNTY'S "C" FUNDS WHICH MUST BE USED ON THE STATE HIGHWAY SYSTEM TO BE BASED ON A BIENNIAL AVERAGING OF EXPENDITURES, CLARIFY THE USE OF "C" FUND REVENUES, ELIMINATE BID PREFERENCES NOT REQUIRED BY STATE OR FEDERAL LAW FOR COUNTIES ADMINISTERING THEIR OWN "C" FUNDS, TO LIMIT UNCOMMITTED "C" FUNDS WHICH MAY BE CARRIED FORWARD TO THREE HUNDRED PERCENT OF A COUNTY'S MOST RECENT APPORTIONMENT AND TO DEFINE UNCOMMITTED FUNDS, GIVE THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY TO ENSURE "C" FUND COMPLIANCE PROVISIONS BY WITHHOLDING OF "C" FUND ALLOCATIONS AND FORFEITURE OF FIFTY PERCENT OF ALLOCATIONS, AND TO PROVIDE FOR APPEALS OF SUCH WITHHOLDING OR FORFEITURE.
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Amended
Amended
Amended
Debate Adjourned
Request for Debate
Ratified

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.
Ratified

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 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 Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

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.
Ratified

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 PHOTOGRAPHS OR VIDEOS OF AND INCIDENTAL TO THE PERFORMANCE OF AN AUTOPSY, AND BY ADDING SECTION 17-5-535 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT PHOTOGRAPHS OR VIDEOS OF AND INCIDENTAL TO THE PERFORMANCE OF AN AUTOPSY MAY ONLY BE VIEWED BY CERTAIN PERSONS AND PROVIDE A PENALTY FOR VIOLATION.
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

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 REQUIRE A PERSON WHO IS REQUIRED TO REGISTER A MOTOR VEHICLE DURING THE GRACE PERIOD TO EITHER TRANSFER A LICENSE PLATE FROM ANOTHER MOTOR VEHICLE TO THE MOTOR VEHICLE WHICH MUST BE REGISTERED, PURCHASE A NEW LICENSE PLATE AND REGISTRATION, OR OBTAIN A TEMPORARY LICENSE PLATE FROM THE MOTOR VEHICLES DIVISION, THE COUNTY AUDITOR'S OFFICE, A DEALER OF NEW OR USED MOTOR VEHICLES, OR THE CASUAL SELLER OF THE MOTOR VEHICLE, TO PROVIDE FOR THE CONTENT, DESIGN, FEE FOR, AND ISSUANCE OF TEMPORARY LICENSE PLATES, TO PROVIDE THAT CERTAIN DOCUMENTS MUST BE MAINTAINED IN A MOTOR VEHICLE THAT DISPLAYS A TEMPORARY LICENSE PLATE OR A TRANSFERRED LICENSE PLATE, TO PROVIDE A PENALTY FOR A VIOLATION OF A PROVISION CONTAINED IN THIS SECTION, TO PROVIDE FOR THE DISTRIBUTION OF TEMPORARY LICENSE PLATE FEES, TO PROVIDE THAT A TEMPORARY LICENSE PLATE MUST BE REPLACED WITH A PERMANENT LICENSE PLATE AND REGISTRATION CARD, TO PROVIDE THAT THIS SECTION DOES NOT EFFECT A PERSON'S RESPONSIBILITY TO OBTAIN INSURANCE BEFORE OPERATING A MOTOR VEHICLE, AND TO PROVIDE THAT ONLY ONE TEMPORARY LICENSE PLATE SHALL BE ISSUED TO A PURCHASER OF A MOTOR VEHICLE FOR THE MOTOR VEHICLE HE HAS PURCHASED BEFORE IT IS REGISTERED PERMANENTLY; AND TO REPEAL SECTION 56-3-220, RELATING TO MOTOR VEHICLE DEALERS ATTACHING AND DISPLAYING DEALER SOLD CARDS ON MOTOR VEHICLES WHICH THEY SELL TO INDICATE THAT THE MOTOR VEHICLE IS BEING OPERATED WITHIN THE GRACE PERIOD ALLOWED FOR REGISTERING A NEWLY ACQUIRED MOTOR VEHICLE.
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Amended
Amended
Senate Amendments Amended
Proposed Amended
Proposed Amended
Proposed Amended
Proposed Amended
Proposed Amended
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Request for Debate
Other proceedings
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Message from Senate
Ratified

H. 3687 -- Ways and Means Committee: A BILL TO MAKE APPROPRIATIONS TO MEET THE ORDINARY EXPENSES OF STATE GOVERNMENT FOR THE FISCAL YEAR BEGINNING, JULY 1, 2001, TO REGULATE THE EXPENDITURE OF SUCH FUNDS, AND TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THE OPERATION OF STATE GOVERNMENT DURING THE FISCAL YEAR AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Message to Senate
Message to Senate
Message to Senate
Message to Senate
Message to Senate
Veto Sustained
Veto Sustained
Veto Sustained
Veto Sustained
Veto Sustained
Veto Sustained
Veto Sustained

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.
Debate Adjourned
Point of Order
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Non-Concurrence
Conference Committee
Message to Senate
Message to Senate
Message from Senate

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 AGENCY PROMULGATING THE REGULATION TO INCLUDE THE LOCATION WHERE A PERSON COULD OBTAIN FROM THE AGENCY A DETAILED STATEMENT OF RATIONALE STATING THE BASIS FOR THE REGULATION INCLUDING THE SCIENTIFIC OR TECHNICAL BASIS FOR THE REGULATION AND STUDIES, REPORTS, POLICIES, OR STATEMENTS OF PROFESSIONAL JUDGMENT OR ADMINISTRATIVE NEED RELIED UPON IN DEVELOPING THE REGULATIONS.
Point of Order
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 3708 -- Reps. Bingham, J.E. Smith, Lourie 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.
Co-Sponsor removed

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.
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

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.
Senate Amendments Amended
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Point of Order
Returned by Senate With Amendment

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.
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Senate Amendments Amended
Senate Amendments Amended
Other proceedings
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Conference Committee
Message to Senate
Message from Senate

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.
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Other proceedings

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.
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings

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.
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Point of Order

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.
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Amended
Other proceedings

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.
Senate Amendments Amended
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Conference Committee
Message to Senate
Message from Senate
Message from Senate

H. 3790 -- Reps. Fleming, Harrison, Quinn, J. Young, Wilkins, Altman, Edge and Knotts: 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.
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Request for Debate
Other proceedings
Point of Order

H. 3802 -- Reps. J. Young, Askins, McGee, G.M. Smith, Weeks, Lourie and McLeod: 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".
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Point of Order

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.
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading

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.
Ratified

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.
Ratified

H. 3817 -- Reps. J. Brown, Bales, Hayes, Limehouse, Mack and Rhoad: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 40-33-10, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS USED IN THE LICENSURE AND REGULATION OF NURSES, SO AS TO DEFINE "ATTENDANT CARE SERVICES", HEALTH MAINTENANCE ACTIVITIES", AND "INDIVIDUAL IN NEED OF IN-HOME CARE"; AND TO AMEND SECTION 40-33-50, RELATING TO CIRCUMSTANCES TO WHICH THE CHAPTER DOES NOT APPLY, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE CHAPTER MAY NOT BE CONSTRUED TO PROHIBIT A PERSON NOT LICENSED UNDER THIS CHAPTER FROM PROVIDING ATTENDANT CARE SERVICES TO AN INDIVIDUAL IN NEED OF IN-HOME CARE OR FROM PERFORMING ACTS WHICH A PERSON WOULD NORMALLY PERFORM IF ABLE TO DO SO.
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

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 REVISE THE DEFINITION OF "LIFE IMPRISONMENT" AND PROVIDE THAT, WHEN 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, AND IN CASES WHERE THE DEFENDANT IS ELIGIBLE FOR PAROLE, THE JUDGE MUST CHARGE THE APPLICABLE PAROLE ELIGIBILITY STATUTE.
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 3822 -- Reps. Cato, Tripp, Bales, Barfield, Edge, Limehouse, McCraw, Meacham-Richardson, Merrill, Robinson, Sandifer, Scott and Whatley: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 38-43-20, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PERSONS WHO ARE EXEMPTED FROM THE PROVISION THAT REQUIRES AN AGENT FOR AN INSURER OR FOR A FRATERNAL BENEFIT ASSOCIATION TO POSSESS A LICENSE ISSUED TO HIM BY THE DEPARTMENT OF INSURANCE, SO AS TO ADD CERTAIN LIMITED INSURANCE LICENSEES TO THE LIST OF PERSONS COVERED BY THIS EXEMPTION; AND TO AMEND CHAPTER 43, TITLE 38, RELATING TO AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE, BY ADDING ARTICLE 4 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.
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 3823 -- Reps. Altman, Hinson, Campsen and Easterday: 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".
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Request for Debate
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
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 A FARM PRODUCT, RESEARCH FACILITY, OR RESEARCH EQUIPMENT USED FOR TESTING OR RESEARCH IN CONJUNCTION OR COORDINATION WITH A PRIVATE RESEARCH ENTITY, A UNIVERSITY, OR ANY FEDERAL, STATE, OR LOCAL GOVERNMENTAL AGENCY, TO PERMIT THE COURT TO ORDER RESTITUTION FOR THE DAMAGE OR DESTRUCTION, AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS.
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

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.
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Debate Adjourned
Point of Order

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, J. Young and McLeod: 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.
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Amended
Request for Debate
Point of Order

H. 3851 -- Reps. J.E. Smith and Rodgers: 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; TO AMEND SECTION 6-4-5, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS FOR PURPOSES OF ALLOCATION OF THE LOCAL ACCOMMODATIONS TAX, SO AS TO DELETE A REFERENCE TO THE STATE TAX OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE AND TO DELETE THE DEFINITION FOR "TOURIST"; AND TO AMEND SECTION 6-4-25, RELATING TO ADVISORY COMMITTEES TO RECOMMEND EXPENDITURE OF ACCOMMODATIONS TAX REVENUE, SO AS TO REQUIRE APPOINTMENT OF THE COMMITTEE BY A MUNICIPALITY OR COUNTY RECEIVING MORE THAN FIFTY THOUSAND DOLLARS, INSTEAD OF TWENTY-FIVE THOUSAND DOLLARS.
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Amended
Amended
Proposed Amended
Proposed Amended
Proposed Amended
Proposed Amended
Debate Adjourned
Other proceedings
Point of Order
Point of Order
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

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 SPAN 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.
Ratified

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.
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Ratified

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, Hinson and McLeod: 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.
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, Witherspoon and Bowers: 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.
Co-Sponsor added

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.
Committed
Committed
Recalled
Recalled

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.
Committed
Recalled

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, MAGISTRATE'S COURT, AND MUNICIPAL COURT BY CREDIT CARD OR DEBIT CARD AND TO IMPOSE A SEPARATE FEE FOR THE ACCEPTANCE OF PAYMENT BY CREDIT CARD; AND TO AMEND SECTION 22-5-530, RELATING TO AN ACCUSED TO BE TRIED BEFORE A MAGISTRATE BEING ENTITLED TO DEPOSIT MONEY IN LIEU OF RECOGNIZANCE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON HELD OR INCARCERATED IN A JAIL OR DETENTION CENTER WHO IS ENTITLED TO DEPOSIT A SUM OF MONEY IN LIEU OF ENTERING INTO RECOGNIZANCE UNDER THIS SECTION MAY SECURE HIS IMMEDIATE RELEASE FROM CUSTODY BY PAYING TO OR DEPOSITING THE SUM OF MONEY REQUIRED BY THIS SECTION WITH THE JAIL OR DETENTION FACILITY IN WHICH HE IS BEING HELD, AND TO PROVIDE THAT MONEY PAID TO A JAIL OR DETENTION FACILITY UNDER THE AUTHORITY OF THIS SECTION IS DEEMED PAID TO THE MAGISTRATE OR MUNICIPAL JUDGE IN LIEU OF ENTERING INTO RECOGNIZANCE AND MUST BE ACCOUNTED FOR AND PAID OVER TO THE MAGISTRATE OR MUNICIPAL JUDGE BY THE JAIL OR DETENTION FACILITY FOR DISPOSITION ACCORDING TO LAW.
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Other proceedings
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

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 SPECIFY INFORMATION THAT MUST BE PROVIDED TO THE COURT WITH A PETITION FOR A NAME CHANGE, INCLUDING FINGERPRINT AND CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK RESULTS, WHETHER THE PETITIONER IS LISTED IN THE CENTRAL REGISTRY OF ABUSE AND NEGLECT OR THE SEX OFFENDER REGISTRY, WHETHER THE PETITIONER IS UNDER AN OBLIGATION TO PAY CHILD SUPPORT, AND WHETHER THE PETITIONER IS IN THE CUSTODY OF THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS AND TO PROVIDE PROCEDURES FOR AGENCIES TO MAKE NAME CHANGES AS A RESULT OF THE INFORMATION PROVIDED; TO PROVIDE EXEMPTIONS FROM CERTAIN NAME CHANGE REQUIREMENTS FOR MINORS AND FOR ADULTS IN CONNECTION WITH NAME CHANGES RELATED TO DIVORCE OR MARRIAGE; AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE PETITIONER IS RESPONSIBLE FOR ALL COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH THESE NAME CHANGE REQUIREMENTS.
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Amended
Point of Order
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 3921 -- Reps. Perry, Whatley, Knotts, Coates, D.C. Smith and McLeod: 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.
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Debate Adjourned
Other proceedings
Point of Order

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 DEFINE THE TERM "APPURTENANCES", AND TO PROVIDE FOR A MAXIMUM WIDTH FOR APPURTENANCES ON MOTOR HOMES, TRAVEL TRAILERS, AND TRUCK CAMPERS IN NONCOMMERCIAL USE; TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-4070, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO LIMITATIONS PLACED ON THE LENGTH OF COMBINATION VEHICLES, SO AS TO REVISE THE MAXIMUM LENGTH OF CERTAIN VEHICLES THAT TRAVEL ALONG THE STATE'S HIGHWAYS, AND TO SUBSTITUTE THE TERM "VEHICLES" FOR THE TERMS "TRAILER OR SEMITRAILERS"; TO AMEND SECTION 57-3-150, RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF MULTIPLE TRIP PERMITS BY THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT MAY ISSUE ANNUAL TRIP PERMITS TO CERTAIN MANUFACTURERS, DEALERS, OR TRANSPORTERS FOR CERTAIN PURPOSES AND UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Proposed Amended
Other proceedings
Point of Order
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 TIME DURING A DAY A HOLDER OF A BEGINNER'S PERMIT MAY OPERATE A VEHICLE AND THE PERIOD OF TIME HE MUST HOLD THE PERMIT BEFORE HE IS ELIGIBLE FOR FULL LICENSURE, TO REVISE THE PROVISION THAT SPECIFIES 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 SUBSTITUTE THE TERM "CONDITIONAL DRIVER'S LICENSE" FOR "PROVISIONAL DRIVER'S LICENSE", TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON MUST COMPLETE AT LEAST FORTY HOURS OF DRIVING PRACTICE IN ADDITION TO SEVERAL OTHER REQUIREMENTS BEFORE HE CAN BE ISSUED A CONDITIONAL DRIVER'S LICENSE, AND TO LIMIT THE NUMBER OF PASSENGERS A HOLDER OF A CONDITIONAL DRIVER'S LICENSE MAY TRANSPORT UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS; TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-176, RELATING TO THE CONDITIONS A PERSON MUST MEET BEFORE HE MAY BE ISSUED A PROVISIONAL DRIVER'S LICENSE, SO AS TO SUBSTITUTE "CONDITIONAL DRIVER'S LICENSE" FOR "PROVISIONAL DRIVER'S LICENSE", TO PROVIDE THAT THESE CONDITIONS ALSO MUST BE MET BEFORE A PERSON MAY BE ISSUED A SPECIAL RESTRICTED DRIVER'S LICENSE, TO REVISE THE TYPES OF EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS IN WHICH A PERSON MUST BE ENROLLED TO BE ELIGIBLE TO BE ISSUED A CONDITIONAL DRIVER'S LICENSE OR A SPECIAL RESTRICTED DRIVER'S LICENSE TO INCLUDE HOME SCHOOLS; TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-180, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF A SPECIAL RESTRICTED DRIVER LICENSE, SO AS TO REVISE THE CONDITIONS A PERSON MUST MEET BEFORE HE MAY BE ISSUED A SPECIAL RESTRICTED DRIVER'S LICENSE, TO RESTRICT THE NUMBER OF PERSONS WHO ARE LESS THAN TWENTY-ONE YEARS OF AGE WHO MAY BE TRANSPORTED BY A HOLDER OF A SPECIAL RESTRICTED DRIVER'S LICENSE UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS, TO DEFINE "DRIVER 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 FOR PURPOSES OF ISSUING A SPECIAL RESTRICTED DRIVER'S LICENSE, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT MUST ESTABLISH PROCEDURES FOR APPROVING QUALIFIED DRIVER'S TRAINING COURSES FOR OUT-OF-STATE STUDENTS; TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-185, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE POSTPONEMENT OF THE REMOVAL OF RESTRICTIONS PLACED ON A SPECIAL RESTRICTED DRIVER'S LICENSE PURSUANT TO A CONVICTION OF A POINT ASSESSABLE TRAFFIC OFFENSE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THIS PROVISION ALSO APPLIES TO A HOLDER OF A CONDITIONAL DRIVER'S LICENSE, TO PROVIDE THAT THE REMOVAL OF THE RESTRICTIONS MAY BE POSTPONED FOR A CONVICTION OF A TRAFFIC OFFENSE, TO REVISE THE PERIOD IN WHICH THE REMOVAL OF THE RESTRICTIONS MAY BE POSTPONED, AND TO REVISE THE CONDITIONS UPON WHICH THE PERSON IS ELIGIBLE TO OBTAIN A REGULAR DRIVER'S LICENSE; TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-40, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO A PERSON WHO MAY NOT BE ISSUED A DRIVER'S LICENSE OR HAVE HIS DRIVER'S LICENSE RENEWED, SO AS TO SUBSTITUTE "CONDITIONAL LICENSE" FOR "PROVISIONAL LICENSE", AND TO REVISE THE CONDITIONS UPON WHICH A PERSON MAY BE ISSUED A CONDITIONAL DRIVER'S LICENSE; TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-130, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE EXAMINATION A PERSON MUST COMPLETE BEFORE BEING ISSUED A DRIVER'S LICENSE, AND THE CLASSIFICATIONS OF DRIVER'S LICENSES, SO AS TO SUBSTITUTE "CONDITIONAL LICENSE" FOR "PROVISIONAL LICENSE" AND "CONDITIONAL DRIVER'S LICENSE" FOR "PROVISIONAL DRIVER'S LICENSE"; AND BY ADDING SECTION 56-5-3900 SO AS TO PROVIDE THE CONDITIONS UPON WHICH A PERSON UNDER FIFTEEN YEARS OF AGE MAY BE TRANSPORTED IN THE OPEN BED OR OPEN CARGO AREA OF A PICKUP TRUCK OR TRAILER.
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Senate Amendments Amended
Senate Amendments Amended
Senate Amendments Amended
Proposed Amended
Proposed Amended
Proposed Amended
Proposed Amended
Point of Order
Point of Order
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Message from Senate
Ratified

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, Vaughn and McLeod: 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.
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.
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading

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.
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Other proceedings
Point of Order
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

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.
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Proposed Amended
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Point of Order
Ratified

H. 3958 -- Reps. Rodgers, Gilham and Rivers: A BILL TO DEVOLVE UPON THE GOVERNING BODY OF BEAUFORT COUNTY, WITH CERTAIN ENUMERATED EXCEPTIONS, ALL APPOINTMENTS TO OFFICES, BOARDS, AND COMMISSIONS AFFECTING ONLY BEAUFORT COUNTY WHICH BY STATUTE OR RESOLUTION ARE MADE BY OR UPON THE RECOMMENDATION OF THE HOUSE DELEGATION, SENATE DELEGATION, OR JOINT LEGISLATIVE DELEGATION OF BEAUFORT COUNTY.
Point of Order
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

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 MAY USE A ROUTE RESTRICTED OR SPECIAL RESTRICTED DRIVER'S LICENSE TO ATTEND ALCOHOL AND DRUG SAFETY ACTION PROGRAM CLASSES IN ADDITION TO THE OTHER PERMITTED USES OF EITHER DRIVER'S LICENSE; TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-2951, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE SUSPENSION OF A PERSON'S DRIVER'S LICENSE FOR EITHER HIS REFUSAL TO SUBMIT TO TESTING FOR CERTAIN LEVELS OF ALCOHOL CONCENTRATION OR FOR OPERATING A VEHICLE WITH CERTAIN UNLAWFUL ALCOHOL CONCENTRATIONS, AND THE ISSUANCE OF A SPECIAL RESTRICTED DRIVER'S LICENSE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE SPECIAL RESTRICTED DRIVER'S LICENSE WHOSE SUSPENSION IS UPHELD AT AN ADMINISTRATIVE HEARING SHALL PERMIT THE HOLDER OF THE DRIVER'S LICENSE TO DRIVE TO AND FROM HIS ALCOHOL AND DRUG SAFETY ACTION PROGRAM CLASSES, TO REVISE THE CONDITIONS UPON WHICH A SPECIAL RESTRICTED DRIVER'S LICENSE MAY BE ISSUED, TO PROVIDE THAT A HOLDER OF A SPECIAL RESTRICTED DRIVER'S LICENSE WHOSE STATUS OF ATTENDANCE OF ALCOHOL AND DRUG SAFETY ACTION PROGRAM CLASSES HAS CHANGED, MUST REPORT THE CHANGE IN STATUS TO THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY, AND TO PROVIDE THAT A SPECIAL RESTRICTED DRIVER'S LICENSE ISSUED TO A PERSON WHO DOES NOT REQUEST AN ADMINISTRATIVE HEARING SHALL PERMIT THE DRIVER'S LICENSE HOLDER TO DRIVE TO AND FROM HIS PLACE OF EDUCATION, IN THE COURSE OF HIS EMPLOYMENT OR EDUCATION, AND TO AND FROM HIS ALCOHOL AND DRUG SAFETY ACTION PROGRAM CLASSES; AND TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-2780, RELATING TO PENALTIES THAT MAY BE IMPOSED UPON A PERSON WHO UNLAWFULLY MEETS OR PASSES A SCHOOL BUS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A FIRST OFFENSE VIOLATION OF THIS PROVISION MAY BE TRIED IN MAGISTRATE'S COURT.
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Other proceedings
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

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.
Ratified

H. 3978 -- Rep. Merrill: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 44-93-100, 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; AND TO AMEND SECTION 44-66-20, RELATING TO THE DEFINITION OF "UNABLE TO CONSENT" IN THE ADULT HEALTH CARE CONSENT ACT, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PATIENT BEING ADMITTED TO HOSPICE CARE PURSUANT TO A PHYSICIAN CERTIFICATION UNDER MEDICARE MEETS THE CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS THAT A PERSON IS UNABLE TO CONSENT.
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Debate Adjourned
Other proceedings
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

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.
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Proposed Amended
Other proceedings
Point of Order

H. 4013 -- Rep. Cato: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 41-41-20, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE SUSPENSION OF UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION 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.
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Point of Order
Ratified

H. 4014 -- Rep. Cato: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 41-29-120, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE REDUCTION AND PREVENTION OF UNEMPLOYMENT, SO AS TO AUTHORIZE THE EMPLOYMENT SECURITY COMMISSION TO REQUIRE EMPLOYERS TO MAKE CERTAIN UNITED STATES BUREAU OF LABOR AND STATISTICS REPORTS AVAILABLE TO THE COMMISSION; 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.
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Other proceedings
Point of Order
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 4030 -- Reps. Easterday and McLeod: 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.
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Point of Order
Ratified

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.
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended

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.
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

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.
Debate Adjourned
Recommitted

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.
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Proposed Amended
Request for Debate
Point of Order

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".
Report of Committee
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 CONCERNING CHILD DAYCARE AND TO AMEND 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".
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Request for Debate
Ratified

H. 4096 -- Rep. Cato: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 38-1-20, 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.
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Amended
Amended
Proposed Amended
Debate Adjourned
Request for Debate
Point of Order
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 4105 -- Reps. J.H. Neal, Meacham-Richardson, Breeland, Carnell, Cobb-Hunter, Gilham, Gourdine, Howard, Loftis, 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.
Co-Sponsor added

H. 4119 -- Reps. Hinson, Altman, Loftis, Law, Scarborough, Merrill, Owens, Knotts, Trotter, Edge, Limehouse, Haskins, Freeman, Leach, Bales, Gourdine, Whatley, Dantzler, Talley and Easterday: 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.
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added

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.
Ratified

H. 4134 -- Reps. Lourie and Trotter: 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.
Co-Sponsor added

H. 4153 -- Reps. Knotts, Law, Whatley, Altman, Kirsh, Sandifer, G.M. Smith, Thompson, Vaughn, A. Young, J. Young and Barfield: 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.
Co-Sponsor added

H. 4154 -- Rep. Campsen: A BILL TO ENACT THE "SOUTH CAROLINA ESTATES AND PROBATE REFORM ACT"; TO AMEND SECTION 15-51-42, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO APPROVAL OF SETTLEMENTS OF WRONGFUL DEATH OR SURVIVAL ACTIONS, SO AS TO PROVIDE WHEN THE ADMINISTRATION OF AN ESTATE IS FINAL EXCEPT FOR A PENDING SURVIVAL ACTION, THE COURT MAY ISSUE A SPECIAL ORDER PROVIDING THAT NO ACCOUNTINGS ARE REQUIRED UNTIL THE SURVIVAL ACTION IS SETTLED OR VERDICT RENDERED IN A TRIAL; TO AMEND SECTIONS 20-7-150, AS AMENDED, AND 20-7-180, RELATING TO THE UNIFORM GIFTS TO MINORS ACT, SO AS TO CHANGE THE REQUIRED AGE OF DISTRIBUTION TO TWENTY-ONE YEARS BUT TO PERMIT DISTRIBUTION AT AGE EIGHTEEN; TO AMEND SECTION 20-7-190, RELATING TO THE CUSTODIAN'S EXPENSES, BONDS, AND LIABILITY, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A CUSTODIAN MAY RECEIVE REASONABLE COMPENSATION FROM THE CUSTODIAL PROPERTY FOR HIS SERVICES BASED UPON A PROVISION OF LAW APPLICABLE TO GUARDIANS AND CONSERVATORS; TO AMEND SECTION 20-7-210, RELATING TO DESIGNATION OF A SUCCESSOR CUSTODIAN, SO AS TO MAKE TECHNICAL AND CLARIFYING CHANGES; TO AMEND SECTION 27-7-40, RELATING TO THE CREATION AND SEVERANCE OF A JOINT TENANCY, SO AS TO PROVIDE IF ALL THE JOINT TENANTS JOIN IN AN ENCUMBRANCE, THE INTEREST IN THE REAL ESTATE IS ENCUMBERED; 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; 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; BY ADDING SECTION 62-7-113 SO AS TO PROVIDE AN ANTI-LAPSE PROVISION FOR REVOCABLE INTER VIVOS TRUSTS; AND BY ADDING SECTION 62-7-114 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR REVOCATION OF A REVOCABLE INTER VIVOS TRUST BY DIVORCE, ANNULMENT, AND ORDER TERMINATING MARITAL PROPERTY RIGHTS.
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Amended
Proposed Amended
Proposed Amended
Other proceedings
Point of Order
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 4180 -- Reps. Sandifer and Cato: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 38-55-330, 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; AND TO PROVIDE TEMPORARY PROVISIONS RELATING TO MINIMUM VALUES OF ANY PAID UP ANNUITY, CASH SURRENDER, OR DEATH BENEFITS AVAILABLE UNDER CERTAIN ANNUITIES.
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Point of Order
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 4222 -- Reps. Frye and Koon: 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.
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Amended
Proposed Amended
Request for Debate
Point of Order

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.
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Point of Order

H. 4248 -- Reps. R. Brown, Breeland, Campsen, Chellis, Dantzler, Mack, Scarborough and Whatley: 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.
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Amended
Tabled

H. 4257 -- Rep. Quinn: 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.
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

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; AND TO PROVIDE THAT OVER-FILL PREVENTION DEVICES ARE NOT REQUIRED FOR REFILLING EXISTING NONCOMMERCIAL PROPANE GAS TANKS.
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

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 HOURS TO THE NEXT WORKING DAY, TO REVISE QUARANTINE REQUIREMENTS, AND TO REVISE THE PUNISHMENT FOR CHAPTER VIOLATIONS TO THE MAXIMUM PENALTIES.
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Other proceedings
Continued
Ratified
Veto Message

H. 4264 -- Reps. Stille, Carnell and Townsend: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO NAME STATE HIGHWAY 72 RUNNING FROM MARKER 1-1-40 IN ABBEVILLE COUNTY TO THE EASTERN TOWN BOUNDARY OF CALHOUN FALLS THE "GRADY L. PATTERSON, JR. HIGHWAY" IN HONOR OF THE DEDICATION, LOVE, AND SERVICE GRADY L. PATTERSON, JR., HAS EXHIBITED OVER HIS LIFETIME FOR HIS STATE AND COUNTRY, CULMINATING IN HIS WORK AS THE STATE TREASURER OF SOUTH CAROLINA AND HIS PROMOTION TO THE RANK OF LIEUTENANT GENERAL OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA AIR NATIONAL GUARD.
Report of Committee
Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4272 -- Rep. Edge: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 7-7-320, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO VOTING PRECINCTS IN HORRY COUNTY, SO AS TO REDESIGNATE CERTAIN PRECINCTS AND DESIGNATE A MAP NUMBER ON WHICH LINES OF THESE PRECINCTS ARE DELINEATED.
Ratified

H. 4284 -- Reps. Barrett, White and Sandifer: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO MEMORIALIZE THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO STOP THE UNITED STATES CORPS OF ENGINEERS FROM GRANTING THE REQUEST OF HABERSHAM COUNTY IN GEORGIA TO WITHDRAW AND TRANSFER WATER FROM LAKE TUGALOO IN GEORGIA AND THE SAVANNAH RIVER TO THE CHATTAHOOCHEE RIVER
Report of Committee
Adopted

H. 4303 -- Rep. Talley: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 39-15-1110, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO CONDITIONS WHICH PRECLUDE THE REGISTRATION OF CERTAIN DISTINGUISHING MARKS FOR GOODS OR SERVICES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT CERTAIN MARKS OR TRADE NAMES PREVIOUSLY USED BY ANOTHER PERSON IN THIS STATE MAY NOT BE REGISTERED.
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 4304 -- Reps. Talley, Allison and Lourie: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO DESIGNATE THE WEEK OF FEBRUARY 11-15, 2002, AS "SOUTH CAROLINA CAREER AND TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION WEEK".
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Ratified

H. 4317 -- Reps. Altman, Talley and Campsen: A JOINT RESOLUTION ESTABLISHING THE MOTOR VEHICLE SERVICES PRIVATIZATION FEASIBILITY STUDY COMMITTEE, PROVIDING FOR ITS MEMBERSHIP AND DUTIES, AND REQUIRING THE COMMITTEE TO REPORT ITS FINDINGS WITH RECOMMENDATIONS, IF ANY, TO THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY AND GOVERNOR NO LATER THAN FEBRUARY 15, 2002.
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Point of Order

H. 4321 -- Reps. Sheheen, Cotty, Lucas and J.M. Neal: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO ERECT SIGNS OUTSIDE THE CAMDEN CITY LIMITS ON UNITED STATES HIGHWAY 521 SOUTH AND NORTH, AND UNITED STATES HIGHWAY 1 EAST AND WEST, THAT CONTAIN THE WORDS "CAMDEN-BIRTHPLACE OF BASEBALL HALL-OF-FAMER LARRY DOBY".
Report of Committee
Amended
Adopted
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence

H. 4327 -- Reps. Kennedy, Snow and Harvin: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION NAME THAT PORTION OF SOUTH CAROLINA HIGHWAY 41 BYPASS, WHICH CREATES PART OF THE BOUNDARY OF WILLIAMSBURG AND GEORGETOWN COUNTIES, BETWEEN SOUTH CAROLINA HIGHWAY 41 AND HORSEPEN CREEK, "SIMPSON PRICE ROAD" AND TO PLACE APPROPRIATE MARKERS OR SIGNS ON THE HIGHWAY REFLECTING THIS DESIGNATION.
Report of Committee
Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4337 -- Reps. Campsen, Chellis, Barfield, Harrell and Easterday: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-3910, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE DUE DATES FOR QUARTERLY PAYMENTS OF ESTIMATED STATE INCOME TAX BY ENACTING THE "SOUTH CAROLINA ESTIMATED INCOME TAX PAYMENT REFORM ACT", SO AS TO CHANGE THE DUE DATE FOR THE FIRST CORPORATE INCOME TAX ESTIMATED PAYMENT FROM MARCH 15 TO APRIL 15; TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-4980, RELATING TO EXTENSION OF TIME FOR FILING A STATE INCOME TAX RETURN, SO AS TO APPLY ITS PROVISIONS TO CORPORATE INCOME TAXPAYERS; TO AMEND SECTION 12-20-20, RELATING TO FILING OF CORPORATE ANNUAL REPORTS, SO AS TO MAKE A TECHNICAL CORRECTION; TO AMEND SECTION 12-54-55, RELATING TO INTEREST ON UNDERPAYMENT OF ESTIMATED TAX, SO AS TO DELETE SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS FOR A CORPORATE TAXPAYER; TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-1130, RELATING TO COMPUTATION OF TAXABLE INCOME FOR STATE TAX PURPOSES, SO AS TO DELETE REFERENCES TO CERTAIN INTERNAL REVENUE CODE SECTIONS; TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-1140, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DEDUCTIONS FROM INDIVIDUAL TAXABLE INCOME, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR A THREE THOUSAND DOLLAR DEDUCTION FOR A VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTER, RESCUE SQUAD MEMBER, OR VOLUNTEER MEMBER OF A HAZARDOUS MATERIALS RESPONSE TEAM (HAZMAT); TO AMEND SECTION 23-9-190, RELATING TO THE PERFORMANCE BASED POINT SYSTEM FOR VOLUNTEER EMERGENCY WORKERS, SO AS TO INCLUDE MEMBERS OF HAZMAT; TO AMEND SECTION 12-36-2610, RELATING TO THE DISCOUNT FOR PAYMENT OF THE SALES AND USE TAX, SO AS TO LIMIT THE DISCOUNT TO THREE THOUSAND ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS FOR A TAXPAYER FILING ELECTRONICALLY; TO AMEND SECTION 12-54-250, RELATING TO THE AUTHORITY OF THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE, SO AS TO REQUIRE PAYMENT ON IMMEDIATELY AVAILABLE FUNDS TO REDUCE THE DEBT THRESHOLD FROM TWENTY THOUSAND DOLLARS TO FIFTEEN THOUSAND DOLLARS; TO AMEND SECTION 12-4-580, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE AUTHORITY OF THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE TO CONTRACT FOR THE COLLECTION OF DEBTS, SO AS TO DELETE A REFERENCE TO PRIVATE INSTITUTION AS A GOVERNMENTAL ENTITY; AND TO PROVIDE VARIOUS EFFECTIVE DATES.
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Amended
Senate Amendments Amended
Senate Amendments Amended
Senate Amendments Amended
Proposed Amended
Recalled
Debate Adjourned
Point of Order
Point of Order
Reconsidered
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Conference Committee
Free Conference Committee
Report of Free Conference Committee
Adopted
Message to Senate
Message to Senate
Message from Senate
Message from Senate
Message from Senate
Ratified

H. 4346 -- Rep. Webb: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO RENAME S-39-320 IN PICKENS COUNTY, WHICH IS DESIGNATED AS "PERIMETER ROAD", "SILAS N. PEARMAN BOULEVARD", TO RECOGNIZE THE ACCOMPLISHMENTS OF THE LATE MR. SILAS N. PEARMAN, FORMER CHIEF HIGHWAY COMMISSIONER FOR THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, AND DISTINGUISHED GRADUATE OF CLEMSON UNIVERSITY.
Report of Committee
Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4351 -- Rep. Fleming: A BILL TO REVISE THE MANNER IN WHICH MEMBERS OF THE UNION COUNTY BOARD OF SCHOOL TRUSTEES SHALL BE ELECTED BEGINNING IN 2002, INCLUDING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF NINE SINGLE-MEMBER ELECTION DISTRICTS FROM WHICH ONE MEMBER OF THE BOARD SHALL BE ELECTED ON A PHASED-IN BASIS, TO PROVIDE FOR THE SELECTION OF OFFICERS OF THE BOARD, AND TO REPEAL ACT 304 OF 1989 RELATING TO THE UNION COUNTY BOARD OF SCHOOL TRUSTEES.
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 4365 -- Rep. Miller: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION DECLARING NOVEMBER 4 THROUGH 17, 2001, AS A PERIOD OF "ROOTS AND RECONCILIATION" IN GEORGETOWN, SOUTH CAROLINA, WHILE THE "FREEDOM SCHOONER AMISTAD", A REPLICA OF THE HISTORIC SHIP, DOCKS IN GEORGETOWN CREATING A UNIQUE OPPORTUNITY FOR TEACHING HISTORICAL, CULTURAL, AND SOCIAL LESSONS AND FOR ENCOURAGING AND PROMOTING RACIAL DIALOGUE AND HARMONY.
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4372 -- Reps. G. Brown and Lucas: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO NAME THE INTERCHANGE AT THE INTERSECTION OF INTERSTATE HIGHWAY 20 AND UNITED STATES HIGHWAY 15 IN LEE COUNTY THE "FELIX A. 'DOC' BLANCHARD INTERCHANGE" IN HONOR OF THE BISHOPVILLE NATIVE WHO SHARES HIS PLACE IN THE NATIONAL SPORTS SPOTLIGHT IN THE 1940'S WITH HIS PROUD HOME STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, AND TO ERECT APPROPRIATE SIGNS OR MARKERS CONTAINING THE WORDS "FELIX A. 'DOC' BLANCHARD INTERCHANGE".
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4375 -- Reps. Talley and Owens: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 59-53-1950, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE PURCHASE OF VOCATIONAL TRAINING EQUIPMENT PURSUANT TO THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION'S PLAN FOR VOCATIONAL-TECHNICAL EDUCATION, SO AS TO CHANGE REFERENCES FROM "VOCATIONAL TRAINING" TO "CAREER AND TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION" AND TO MAKE OTHER CORRESPONDING CHANGES.
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended

H. 4382 -- Reps. Limehouse, Altman, Barrett, Bingham, Keegan, Whatley, Sandifer, Witherspoon, Wilkins, Taylor, A. Young, Littlejohn, Vaughn, Simrill, Walker, Robinson, Cato and Barfield: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-40, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PERSONS WHO MAY NOT BE ISSUED A DRIVER'S LICENSE OR HAVE THEIR DRIVER'S LICENSE RENEWED, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A DRIVER'S LICENSE ISSUED TO A PERSON WHO IS IN THE STATE PURSUANT TO A STUDENT OR WORK VISA OR TO A DEPENDENT OF THAT PERSON EXPIRES THE EARLIER DATE OF EITHER FIVE YEARS FROM ITS ISSUANCE, UPON THE EXPIRATION OF THE PERSON'S VISA, OR WHEN THE PERSON'S VISA IS REVOKED.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added

H. 4383 -- Reps. Limehouse, Altman, Campsen, Chellis, Harvin, J.R. Smith, Snow, Whatley, Taylor, Rodgers and Barfield: 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 62 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE ISSUANCE OF ARTIFICIAL REEF SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE PROCEEDS OBTAINED FROM THE ISSUANCE OF THE LICENSE PLATES WOULD BE USED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES TO ESTABLISH AND MAINTAIN ARTIFICIAL REEFS ALONG THE STATE'S COASTLINE; AND TO AMEND SECTION 56-3-8100, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PRODUCTION AND DISTRIBUTION GUIDELINES FOR SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PORTION OF THE FEES COLLECTED FROM THE ISSUANCE OF CERTAIN SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES MUST BE USED TO DEFRAY THE EXPENSES OF PRODUCING AND ADMINISTERING THE SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Ratified

H. 4384 -- Reps. Knotts, Taylor, Altman and Barfield: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 56-5-770 SO AS TO PROHIBIT THE DELAY OR DETAINMENT OF A LICENSED PHYSICIAN EN ROUTE TO A MEDICAL EMERGENCY FOR A TRAFFIC VIOLATION WHERE THERE IS NO PROPERTY DAMAGE OR PERSONAL INJURY, TO CREATE A MISDEMEANOR FOR FALSELY ASSERTING THIS PRIVILEGE, AND TO DEFINE "MEDICAL EMERGENCY".
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 4385 -- Reps. Knotts, Bingham, Littlejohn and Limehouse: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 50-11-1910, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE PROHIBITION AGAINST SELLING LIVE DEER AND THE VENISON OF ANY DEER, SO AS TO ALLOW THE SALE OF VENISON FOR TWO WEEKS, BEGINNING FEBRUARY FIRST, FOR THE AMOUNT OF PROCESSING THE VENISON.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4386 -- Reps. Witherspoon, Littlejohn, W.D. Smith, Vaughn, Altman, Walker and Knotts: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-37-252, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO REAL PROPERTY ELIGIBLE FOR THE HOMESTEAD EXEMPTION ALLOWED PROPERTY OWNERS SIXTY-FIVE YEARS OF AGE AND OLDER OR PERMANENTLY AND TOTALLY DISABLED, OR LEGALLY BLIND, AND THE ACCOMPANYING FOUR PERCENT ASSESSMENT RATIO APPLICABLE TO SUCH A HOMESTEAD FOR PROPERTY TAX PURPOSES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE OF THE ESTATE OF A DECEASED TAXPAYER IS DEEMED THE AGENT OF THE DECEASED TAXPAYER FOR ALL PURPOSES OF APPLYING FOR THE ASSESSMENT RATIO AND EXEMPTION AND ANY CLAIM FOR REFUND ARISING THEREUNDER, TO CLARIFY THAT A REFUND MAY BE CLAIMED FOR THE PRECEDING TAX YEAR WHEN A TAXPAYER OVERPAYING A RESIDENCE ASSESSMENT AT FOUR PERCENT FAILED TO APPLY FOR THE HOMESTEAD EXEMPTION AND TO ALLOW THESE APPLICATIONS AND CLAIMS FOR REFUND FOR PROPERTY TAX YEARS BEGINNING AFTER 2000.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Proposed Amended
Proposed Amended
Proposed Amended
Proposed Amended
Point of Order
Point of Order
Point of Order
Point of Order
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 4387 -- Reps. Kirsh, Keegan, Wilkins, Witherspoon, Taylor, Littlejohn, Vaughn, Simrill, Altman, Sandifer, Walker, Meacham-Richardson, Campsen and Miller: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-21-2710, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO TYPES OF MACHINES AND DEVICES USED FOR GAMBLING IN CERTAIN LOCATIONS WHICH ARE PROHIBITED BY LAW, SO AS TO DEFINE THE TERM PREMISES TO INCLUDE BOATS, SHIPS, FLOATS, OR VESSELS LOCATED WITHIN THE STATE OR ITS TERRITORIAL WATERS; AND TO AMEND SECTION 16-19-40, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO UNLAWFUL GAMES AND BETTING, SO AS TO INCLUDE AS AN UNLAWFUL GAMBLING LOCATION A BOAT, SHIP, FLOAT, OR VESSEL LOCATED WITHIN THE STATE AND ITS TERRITORIAL WATERS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Other proceedings

H. 4388 -- Reps. Altman, Limehouse, Wilkins, Keegan, Sandifer, Meacham-Richardson and Barfield: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-149-25 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT OUT-OF-STATE RESIDENTS ARE ELIGIBLE FOR LIFE SCHOLARSHIPS UNDER THE SAME TERMS AND CONDITIONS AS ARE IN-STATE RESIDENTS IF ONE OF THEIR PARENTS OR LEGAL GUARDIANS DIED AS A RESULT OF THE TERRORIST ATTACKS ON SEPTEMBER 11, 2001, AND TO PROVIDE THE REQUIREMENTS AND PROCEDURES TO QUALIFY FOR THESE SCHOLARSHIPS.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 4389 -- Reps. Martin, Rodgers and Meacham-Richardson: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 2-7-25 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT ALL LEGISLATION CONSIDERED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY MUST BE DRAFTED SO THAT A PERSON WITH A HIGH SCHOOL EDUCATION CAN CLEARLY UNDERSTAND IT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4390 -- Rep. Scott: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 62-1-302, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO SUBJECT MATTER JURISDICTION OF THE PROBATE COURT, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE MOVING PARTY MUST SHOW, AND THE PROBATE COURT MUST FIND, GOOD CAUSE FOR REMOVAL OF A PROBATE PROCEEDING TO THE CIRCUIT COURT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4391 -- Reps. Townsend, Littlejohn and Walker: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 59-19-90, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO POWERS AND DUTIES OF SCHOOL TRUSTEES, SO AS TO REVISE THE MANNER IN WHICH MATRICULATION AND INCIDENTAL FEES MAY BE CHARGED BY SCHOOL DISTRICTS INCLUDING PROVISIONS TO EXEMPT CERTAIN STUDENTS FROM THESE FEES.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Point of Order

H. 4392 -- Reps. Harrison, Keegan, Barfield, Sharpe, Witherspoon and Altman: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 8-17-370, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO EXEMPTIONS FROM STATE EMPLOYEE GRIEVANCE RIGHTS AND PROCEDURES, SO AS TO EXEMPT PRESIDENTS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA TECHNICAL COLLEGE SYSTEM, AND FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THE EXEMPTION OF OTHER EDUCATIONAL FACULTY AND EMPLOYEES; AND TO AMEND SECTION 59-53-52, RELATING TO POWERS AND DUTIES OF AREA TECHNICAL EDUCATION COMMISSIONS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT AREA COMMISSIONS SHALL EMPLOY THEIR RESPECTIVE TECHNICAL COLLEGE PRESIDENTS WHO SHALL BE EMPLOYED AT THE WILL OF THE AREA COMMISSION.
Introduced and Committed
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Committed
Recalled
Proposed Amended
Proposed Amended
Recalled
Point of Order
Ratified

H. 4393 -- Reps. Allison, Witherspoon, Littlejohn, W.D. Smith, Vaughn, Simrill, White, Altman, Sandifer, Talley, Rodgers, Walker, Gilham, Meacham-Richardson Barrett and Barfield: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-36-2120, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO EXEMPTIONS FROM THE STATE SALES TAX, SO AS TO PROVIDE A SALES TAX EXEMPTION FOR TEXTBOOKS USED IN HOMESCHOOLS.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added

H. 4394 -- Reps. Cooper and White: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-15-310, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF DEALER AND WHOLESALER LICENSES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A LICENSE HOLDER MAY EXHIBIT AND SELL MOTOR VEHICLES ON THE PREMISES OF A PRIVATE OR GOVERNMENTAL ENTITY ENGAGED IN THE LIQUIDATION OF ITS MOTOR VEHICLE ASSETS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4395 -- Reps. Limehouse, Wilkins, Taylor, Altman, Rodgers, Walker, Meacham-Richardson and Barrett: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 16-23-730, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO HOAX DEVICES AND REPLICAS OF DESTRUCTIVE DEVICES AND DETONATORS, SO AS TO REVISE THE SECTION AND PROVIDE THAT A PERSON WHO USES OR AIDS, COUNSELS, OR CONSPIRES WITH ANOTHER IN THE USE OF A HOAX DEVICE OR REPLICA OF A DESTRUCTIVE DEVICE OR DETONATOR IS GUILTY OF A FELONY RATHER THAN A MISDEMEANOR, AND TO INCREASE THE PENALTIES FOR FELONY AND MISDEMEANOR VIOLATIONS OF THIS SECTION.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 4396 -- Reps. Altman, Taylor, A. Young, Vaughn, Rodgers, Walker, Robinson, Meacham-Richardson and Barfield: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 16-23-750, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO COMMUNICATING THREATS RELATING TO USE OF EXPLOSIVE, INCENDIARY, OR DESTRUCTIVE DEVICES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IN ADDITION TO THE PENALTIES FOR A VIOLATION OF THIS SECTION, THE PRESIDING JUDGE SHALL ORDER THE OFFENDER TO MAKE FULL RESTITUTION FOR THE COST OF RESPONDING TO OR DEALING WITH THE THREAT OR FALSELY CONVEYED INFORMATION REGARDING THE THREATENED USE OF SUCH DEVICES AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE ELEMENTS OF THIS RESTITUTION.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 4397 -- Reps. Kirsh, Wilkins, Keegan, Littlejohn, Vaughn, Simrill, Altman, Walker, Robinson and Meacham-Richardson: A BILL TO AMEND ARTICLE 7, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 16, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO BOMBS, DESTRUCTIVE DEVICES, AND WEAPONS OF MASS DESTRUCTION, BY ADDING SECTION 16-23-780 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR ALTERNATIVE MAXIMUM IMPRISONMENT FOR CERTAIN OFFENSES COMMITTED TO FACILITATE A DRUG TRAFFICKING CRIME OR AN ACT OF INTERNATIONAL TERRORISM.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4398 -- Reps. Martin and Lourie: A BILL TO AMEND SECTIONS 38-77-122 AND 38-77-123, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE PROHIBITION ON AUTOMOBILE INSURERS AND AGENTS FROM REFUSING TO ISSUE, OR RENEW, AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE POLICIES DUE TO CERTAIN FACTORS, FACTORS PROHIBITED IN DETERMINING PREMIUM RATES, REQUIREMENTS FOR CANCELLATION, AND PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS, SO AS TO PROHIBIT THE USE OF CREDITWORTHINESS AS A FACTOR IN REFUSING TO ISSUE OR RENEW A POLICY OF AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE AND TO PROHIBIT THE USE OF CREDITWORTHINESS IN DETERMINING AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE POLICY PREMIUM RATES.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 4399 -- Reps. J.R. Smith, Littlejohn, Simrill, Altman, Walker and Barrett: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 56-1-142 SO AS TO WAIVE DRIVERS LICENSE FEES FOR SOUTH CAROLINA VETERANS.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 4400 -- Reps. Scarborough, Coates, Altman and Bingham: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 47, TITLE 40, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PHYSICIANS, SURGEONS, AND OSTEOPATHS, BY ADDING ARTICLE 10 SO AS TO ENACT THE "PERFUSIONIST LICENSING ACT" TO ESTABLISH THE PERFUSIONISTS ADVISORY COMMITTEE UNDER THE BOARD OF MEDICAL EXAMINERS, TO PROVIDE FOR THE LICENSURE, SCOPE OF PRACTICE, AND REGULATION OF PERFUSIONISTS, TO ESTABLISH THE RESPECTIVE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE BOARD AND THE ADVISORY COMMITTEE UNDER THIS ARTICLE, AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 4401 -- Reps. Witherspoon, Bingham, Littlejohn, W.D. Smith, Vaughn, Altman, Rodgers and Walker: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-1140, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DEDUCTIONS FROM INDIVIDUAL TAXABLE INCOME, SO AS TO ALLOW THE TAXPAYERS TO DEDUCT ONE HUNDRED PERCENT OF THE COST OF A DEPENDENT'S PRIVATE GRADE SCHOOL TUITION FROM THE TAXPAYER'S INDIVIDUAL TAXABLE INCOME.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4402 -- Reps. Vaughn, Merrill, Altman, Rodgers, Walker and Leach: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 43-3-10, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO COUNTY BOARDS OF SOCIAL SERVICES, WHICH SERVE IN AN ADVISORY CAPACITY, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A COUNTY LEGISLATIVE DELEGATION, IN ITS SOLE DISCRETION, HAS THE AUTHORITY TO TERMINATE A COUNTY BOARD OF SOCIAL SERVICES, BY WRITTEN RESOLUTION, BY A TWO-THIRDS VOTE BASED ON WEIGHTED VOTING PERCENTAGES OF THE DELEGATION.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Request for Debate
Other proceedings
Point of Order
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 4403 -- Rep. Taylor: A BILL TO AMEND TITLE 47, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO ANIMALS, LIVESTOCK, AND POULTRY BY ADDING CHAPTER 2 WHICH ENACTS THE "EXOTIC ANIMAL CONTROL AND REGULATION ACT", SO AS TO DEFINE EXOTIC ANIMAL AS THOSE SPECIES OF ANIMALS THAT ARE INHERENTLY DANGEROUS TO HUMANS AND TO EXEMPT SPECIFIC ANIMALS AND CERTAIN ENTITIES POSSESSING EXOTIC ANIMALS; TO PROHIBIT A PERSON FROM OWNING OR POSSESSING AN EXOTIC ANIMAL UNLESS THE PERSON WAS IN LEGAL POSSESSION OF THE ANIMAL BEFORE THIS ACT'S EFFECTIVE DATE AND THE PERSON OBTAINS A PERSONAL POSSESSION PERMIT FOR THE EXOTIC ANIMAL WITHIN NINETY DAYS OF THIS ACT'S EFFECTIVE DATE; TO ESTABLISH IDENTIFICATION, CAGING, CARE AND TREATMENT, AND INSURANCE REQUIREMENTS; TO PROHIBIT PUBLIC CONTACT WITH AN EXOTIC ANIMAL; TO AUTHORIZE INSPECTIONS BY THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES; TO AUTHORIZE CONFISCATION OF THESE ANIMALS UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS; AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4404 -- Reps. Harrison, Keegan, Barfield, Sharpe, Witherspoon and Altman: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 59-53-52, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE POWERS AND DUTIES OF AREA TECHNICAL EDUCATION COMMISSIONS, SO AS TO REVISE THE MANNER OF EMPLOYMENT AND THE EMPLOYMENT RELATION OF AREA TECHNICAL COLLEGE PRESIDENTS.
Introduced and Committed
Recommitted
Committed
Recalled
Recalled
Point of Order

H. 4405 -- Rep. Harrison: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-63-70 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT DURING THE SEASON FOR ANY HIGH SCHOOL LEAGUE SPORT, A STUDENT, WHILE A MEMBER OF A SCHOOL SQUAD OR TEAM ENGAGED IN AN INTERSCHOLASTIC SPORT MAY BECOME A MEMBER OF OR PARTICIPATE IN AN ORGANIZED TEAM THAT IS INDEPENDENT OF THE SCHOOL'S CONTROL UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Amended
Proposed Amended
Proposed Amended
Proposed Amended
Debate Adjourned
Request for Debate
Point of Order

H. 4406 -- Reps. Merrill and Hinson: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 43-3-10, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO COUNTY BOARDS OF SOCIAL SERVICES, WHICH SERVE IN AN ADVISORY CAPACITY, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE BERKELEY COUNTY LEGISLATIVE DELEGATION, IN ITS SOLE DISCRETION, HAS THE AUTHORITY TO TERMINATE ITS COUNTY BOARD OF SOCIAL SERVICES AND TO DELETE THE PROVISION WHEREBY APPOINTMENTS TO THE BOARD OF THE BERKELEY COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES ARE MADE PURSUANT TO ACT 159 OF 1995 WHICH DEVOLVED THIS APPOINTING AUTHORITY TO THE GOVERNING BODY OF BERKELEY COUNTY.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Ratified

H. 4407 -- Reps. Allison, Barrett, Bingham, J. Brown, Carnell, Chellis, Cotty, Delleney, Hinson, Klauber, Leach, Owens, Quinn, J.R. Smith, Sandifer, Talley, Vaughn, Walker, Whatley, Wilkins, Witherspoon, Limehouse, Harvin, Rice, Taylor, Freeman, A. Young, Wilder, Littlejohn, W.D. Smith, Simrill, Altman, Neilson, Rodgers, Harrison, Robinson, Meacham-Richardson, Cato, Barfield, Emory and Haskins: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 59-1-443, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO SCHOOLS PROVIDING A MINUTE OF MANDATORY SILENCE AT THE BEGINNING OF EACH SCHOOL DAY, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT SCHOOLS INSTEAD SHALL PROVIDE FOR A DAILY OBSERVANCE OF ONE MINUTE OF VOLUNTARY SILENT PRAYER, MEDITATION, OR OTHER SILENT ACTIVITY, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE ATTORNEY GENERAL'S OFFICE SHALL INTERVENE IN ANY CASE WHERE THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION ARE ALLEGED TO BE UNCONSTITUTIONAL, UNLAWFUL, OR UNENFORCEABLE AND PROVIDE THE LEGAL DEFENSE OF ITS PROVISIONS.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added

H. 4408 -- Reps. Haskins, Wilkins, Bingham, Vaughn, Simrill, Altman, Rodgers, Walker, Robinsin and Barrett: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 16-17-745 SO AS TO ENACT THE "PROHIBITION OF HUMAN CLONING ACT" MAKING IT UNLAWFUL FOR ANY PERSON TO PERFORM, ATTEMPT TO PERFORM, OR TO PARTICIPATE IN HUMAN CLONING OR TO SHIP, RECEIVE, OR IMPORT AN EMBRYO PRODUCED BY HUMAN CLONING AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 4409 -- Reps. Coates, Wilkins, Vaughn, Davenport, Leach, Scarborough, McGee, Quinn, Bingham, J.R. Smith, Robinson, A. Young, Snow, Harvin, Allison, Haskins, Witherspoon, Merrill, Barrett, Whatley, Altman, Law, Weeks, Carnell, Owens, Sandifer, Hinson, Delleney, Barfield, Cato, Chellis, Rice, Taylor, Wilder, Hamilton, Littlejohn, W.D. Smith, Gourdine, Neilson, Simrill, Talley, Rodgers, Harrison, Meacham-Richardson and Emory: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 10-1-168 SO AS TO AUTHORIZE AN OBJECT CONTAINING THE WORDS OF THE TEN COMMANDMENTS TO BE DISPLAYED ON REAL PROPERTY OWNED BY THE STATE ALONG WITH OTHER DOCUMENTS OF HISTORICAL SIGNIFICANCE THAT HAVE FORMED AND INFLUENCED THE UNITED STATES LEGAL OR GOVERNMENTAL SYSTEM.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added

H. 4410 -- Rep. Lee: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 23-35-10, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE SALE, STORAGE, TRANSPORTATION, OR USE OF IMPERMISSIBLE FIREWORKS AND THE ENUMERATION OF PERMISSIBLE FIREWORKS, SO AS TO PROHIBIT THE SALE, STORAGE, TRANSPORTATION, OR USE OF ALL BOTTLE TYPE ROCKETS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4411 -- Reps. J.R. Smith, Walker, Clyburn and McLeod: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-3-1230, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO MOTOR VEHICLE LICENSE PLATES, SO AS TO REQUIRE THE NAME OF THE COUNTY IN WHICH A VEHICLE IS REGISTERED AND PROPERTY TAXES ARE PAID TO BE PLACED ON LICENSE PLATES.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Amended
Debate Adjourned
Objection
Request for Debate
Point of Order
Rejected

H. 4412 -- Reps. Scarborough, Altman, Coates and Campsen: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 3, TITLE 56, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO MOTOR VEHICLE REGISTRATION AND LICENSING BY ADDING ARTICLES 44, 94, AND 97, SO AS TO PROVIDE, RESPECTIVELY, FOR THE ISSUANCE OF SHARE THE ROAD LICENSE PLATES, A SPECIAL MORRIS ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE LICENSE PLATE, AND THE HERITAGE CLASSIC FOUNDATION SPECIAL LICENSE PLATE; AND TO AMEND SECTION 56-3-8100, RELATING TO GUIDELINES FOR THE PRODUCTION AND DISTRIBUTION OF SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT FROM THE FUNDS COLLECTED FOR THESE LICENSE PLATES, SUFFICIENT FUNDS MUST BE SET ASIDE FOR USE BY THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY TO DEFRAY THE COSTS OF PRODUCING AND ADMINISTERING THE SPECIAL PLATE.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Other proceedings
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 4413 -- Reps. Scarborough, Rodgers, Wilkins, Miller, Leach, R. Brown, Gilham, W.D. Smith and Bowers: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 48-39-290, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO RESTRICTIONS ON CONSTRUCTION OR RECONSTRUCTION SEAWARD OF THE COASTAL BASELINE, SO AS TO AUTHORIZE THE RECONSTRUCTION, REPAIR, AND MAINTENANCE OF EXISTING GROINS; TO AUTHORIZE THE CONSTRUCTION OF NEW GROINS ON BEACHES THAT HAVE A HIGH EROSION RATE THREATENING EXISTING DEVELOPMENT OR PUBLIC PARKS AND ONLY IN FURTHERANCE OF AN ON-GOING BEACH RENOURISHMENT EFFORT AND TO FURTHER REQUIRE AN APPLICANT FOR NEW GROINS TO MONITOR THE GROINS FOR THE LIFE OF THE PROJECT; TO REQUIRE GROINS TO BE PERMITTED ONLY AFTER THOROUGH ANALYSIS DEMONSTRATES NO DETRIMENTAL EFFECT WILL BE CAUSED; TO REQUIRE RECONFIGURATION, REMOVAL, OR BEACH RENOURISHMENT IF GROIN MONITORING INDICATES INCREASED EROSION; TO REQUIRE NOTICE TO COMMUNITIES OF APPLICATIONS FOR GROIN PROJECTS; AND TO PROVIDE THAT NO PRIVATE CAUSE OF ACTION IS CREATED, TO SPECIFY THE REMEDIES AVAILABLE, AND TO PROVIDE PROCEDURES FOR A LANDOWNER ADVERSELY IMPACTED BY A GROIN TO NOTIFY THE DEPARTMENT OF SUCH IMPACT AND FOR THE DEPARTMENT TO RESPOND.
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
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 4414 -- Reps. Talley, Clyburn and Trotter: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 38-71-155 SO AS TO REQUIRE HEALTH INSURANCE ISSUERS TO OFFER AN OPTIONAL RIDER OR ENDORSEMENT TO PROVIDE FOR THE TREATMENT OF MORBID OBESITY AND TO PROVIDE DEFINITIONS.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 4415 -- Reps. Kirsh and Walker: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 50-11-1767, SO AS TO AUTHORIZE THE RUNNING OF COYOTES WITH DOGS FOR PURPOSES OF TRAINING THE DOGS IN A PRIVATE ENCLOSED FOX-HUNTING-DOG-TRAINING FACILITY AND TO AMEND SECTION 50-11-1760, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO MAKING IT UNLAWFUL TO BRING OR RELEASE A COYOTE INTO THE STATE, SO AS TO INCREASE THE PENALTY FOR VIOLATIONS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4416 -- Reps. Wilkins, Harrison, W.D. Smith, J. Brown, Leach, Bingham, Keegan, Whatley, Carnell, Vaughn, Lucas, Lourie, Limehouse, J.R. Smith, Wilder, Webb, Kirsh, Allison, A. Young, Sandifer, Walker, Talley, Littlejohn, Coates, Altman, Witherspoon, Campsen, Taylor, Law, Snow, Rice, Simrill, Freeman, Neilson, Clyburn, Gilham, Robinson, Hinson, Meacham-Richardson, Tripp, Cotty, Rodgers, Loftis, Frye, Koon, Delleney, Haskins, Hamilton, Cato, Easterday, Barfield, Scarborough, Chellis, Thompson, Edge, Merrill, Fleming, Stuart, Cooper, Dantzler, D.C. Smith, Sinclair, J. Young, White, Martin, Trotter, Harrell, Quinn, Huggins, Miller, Battle, Harvin, Barrett, Emory, Knotts, Riser and Bales: A BILL TO ENACT THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOMELAND SECURITY ACT INCLUDING PROVISIONS TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY AMENDING SECTION 1-3-420, RELATING TO PROCLAMATION OF EMERGENCY BY THE GOVERNOR, SO AS TO INCLUDE A PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY; TO AMEND CHAPTER 11, TITLE 1, RELATING TO THE STATE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD, BY ADDING SECTION 1-11-435 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR PROTECTION OF THE STATE'S CRITICAL INFORMATION AND BY ADDING SECTION 1-11-770 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE SOUTH CAROLINA 211 NETWORK TO COORDINATE INFORMATION AND REFERRALS FOR HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES STATEWIDE; TO AMEND ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 11, TITLE 6, RELATING TO SPECIAL PURPOSE DISTRICTS, BY ADDING SECTION 6-11-340 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR PROTECTION AND POLICING OF FACILITIES OWNED BY SPECIAL PURPOSE DISTRICTS; TO AMEND SECTION 14-7-1630, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO JURISDICTION OF THE STATE GRAND JURY, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR JURISDICTION OVER COMPUTER CRIMES AND TERRORISM AND TO DEFINE "TERRORISM"; TO AMEND SECTION 16-7-10, RELATING TO ILLEGAL ACTS DURING A STATE OF EMERGENCY, SO AS TO INCLUDE THE MISLEADING USE OF THE EMERGENCY TO RAISE CONTRIBUTIONS OF MONEY OR SERVICES; TO AMEND SECTION 16-16-10, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS FOR COMPUTER CRIME OFFENSES, SO AS TO FURTHER DEFINE "COMPUTER", "COMPUTER HACKING", AND "COMPUTER CONTAMINANT"; TO AMEND SECTION 16-16-20, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PENALTIES FOR COMPUTER CRIME OFFENSES, SO AS TO REDUCE THE FIRST DEGREE PENALTY TO FIFTY THOUSAND DOLLARS OR FIVE YEARS, OR BOTH, TO REQUIRE THE VICTIM'S LOSS TO EXCEED TEN THOUSAND DOLLARS INSTEAD OF FIVE THOUSAND, AND TO PROVIDE FOR SEPARATE OFFENSES; TO AMEND SECTION 16-16-25, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO CIVIL REMEDIES FOR COMPUTER CRIME OFFENSES, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR ATTORNEY'S FEES; TO AMEND SECTION 16-16-30, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO VENUE FOR COMPUTER CRIME OFFENSES, SO AS TO MAKE TECHNICAL CHANGES; TO AMEND ARTICLE 7, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 16, RELATING TO BOMBS, DESTRUCTIVE DEVICES, AND WEAPONS OF MASS DESTRUCTION, SO AS TO, AMONG OTHER THINGS, DEFINE "TERRORISM", TO FURTHER DEFINE "WEAPON OF MASS DESTRUCTION", TO MAKE IT A FELONY TO USE A WEAPON OF MASS DESTRUCTION IN AN ACT OF TERRORISM AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES, INCLUDING DEATH, TO MAKE IT A FELONY TO THREATEN THE USE OF A DESTRUCTIVE DEVICE OR TO HARBOR A PERSON WHO USES OR THREATENS THE USE OF A DESTRUCTIVE DEVICE AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES, AND TO REQUIRE REPORTING BY LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA LAW ENFORCEMENT DIVISION (SLED) OF WEAPONS OF MASS DESTRUCTION; TO AMEND TITLE 17, RELATING TO CRIMINAL PROCEDURES, BY ADDING CHAPTER 30 SO AS TO PROVIDE, AMONG OTHER THINGS, THE PROTOCOL FOR INTERCEPTION OF WIRE, ELECTRONIC, OR ORAL COMMUNICATIONS, TO SPECIFY UNLAWFUL ACTS OF COMMUNICATION INTERCEPTION, TO REQUIRE A COURT ORDER INITIATED BY SLED OR A CERTIFICATION TO OBTAIN INFORMATION, FACILITIES, OR TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE TO INTERCEPT COMMUNICATIONS AND TO SPECIFY REQUIREMENTS FOR OBTAINING THE ORDER, TO MAKE IT UNLAWFUL TO POSSESS OR TO SELL A COMMUNICATION INTERCEPTING DEVICE, TO PROVIDE THAT INTERCEPTED COMMUNICATIONS MAY NOT BE USED AS EVIDENCE UNLESS OBTAINED AS AUTHORIZED OR OTHERWISE DISCLOSED, TO PROVIDE THAT A VIOLATION OF THE PROVISIONS IS A FELONY AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES, AND TO PROVIDE FOR CIVIL REMEDIES FOR A PERSON HARMED BY A VIOLATION OF THE PROVISIONS, TO AMEND SECTION 25-1-420, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT DIVISION, SO AS TO ESTABLISH THE URBAN SEARCH AND RECOVERY TEAM; TO AMEND SECTION 25-1-440, RELATING TO POWERS OF THE GOVERNOR IN AN EMERGENCY, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY PLAN COMMITTEE TO ADVISE HIM ON THE DECLARATION OF A PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY; TO AMEND SECTION 30-4-20, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS FOR PURPOSES OF THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT (FOI), SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT INFORMATION REGARDING THE SECURITY PLAN OF A PUBLIC BODY IS NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC; TO AMEND SECTION 30-4-40, RELATING TO MATTERS EXEMPT FROM FOI DISCLOSURE, SO AS TO INCLUDE INTERCEPTED WIRE, ELECTRONIC, OR ORAL COMMUNICATIONS NOT DISCLOSED IN TRIAL AND STRUCTURAL BRIDGE PLANS; TO AMEND SECTION 33-56-120, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO MISREPRESENTATIONS PROHIBITED IN CHARITABLE SOLICITATIONS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IT IS UNLAWFUL TO MAKE A MISREPRESENTATION IN CONNECTION WITH AN EMERGENCY SO AS TO SOLICIT CONTRIBUTIONS; TO AMEND ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 5, TITLE 39, 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 OR DISASTER, TO DEFINE "COMMODITY" AND "UNCONSCIONABLE PRICE", TO ESTABLISH EVIDENTIARY STANDARDS FOR ACTIONS BROUGHT PURSUANT TO THESE PROVISIONS OR LOCAL ORDINANCES, AND TO PROVIDE FOR A CRIMINAL PENALTY OF A FINE OF NOT MORE THAN ONE THOUSAND DOLLARS OR IMPRISONMENT FOR NOT MORE THAN THIRTY DAYS FOR A WILFUL VIOLATION OF THESE PROVISIONS; BY ADDING SECTION 39-5-147 SO AS TO PROHIBIT THE USE OF A MISLEADING PRACTICE OR DEVICE FOR THE SOLICITATION OF CONTRIBUTIONS OR THE SALE OF GOODS OR SERVICES FOR CHARITABLE PURPOSES IN CONNECTION WITH A DECLARED STATE OF EMERGENCY OR DISASTER, TO PROVIDE FOR A CRIMINAL PENALTY OF A FINE OF NOT MORE THAN ONE THOUSAND DOLLARS OR IMPRISONMENT FOR NOT MORE THAN THIRTY DAYS FOR A WILFUL VIOLATION OF THESE PROVISIONS; BY ADDING SECTION 39-5-149 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR REGISTRATION OF AN AGENT FOR NOTIFICATION OF DECLARATION OR TERMINATION OF STATE OF EMERGENCY; TO AMEND SECTION 44-1-80, RELATING TO THE DUTIES OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL (DHEC) AS TO COMMUNICABLE OR EPIDEMIC DISEASES, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR REPORTS AND NOTICE OF A PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY; TO AMEND SECTION 44-1-100, RELATING TO ASSISTANCE FROM LOCAL HEALTH OFFICERS, SO AS TO PROVIDE SPECIFICALLY FOR ENFORCEMENT ASSISTANCE IN A PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY; TO AMEND TITLE 44, RELATING TO HEALTH, BY ADDING CHAPTER 4 SO AS TO ENACT THE EMERGENCY HEALTH POWERS ACT TO PROVIDE FOR DETECTION, PROTECTION, AND MANAGEMENT IN A PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY, TO PROVIDE DEFINITIONS, TO PROVIDE SPECIAL EMERGENCY POWERS FOR DHEC AND THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING AND REGULATION, AND TO PROTECT INDIVIDUAL PERSONAL AND PROPERTY RIGHTS; TO AMEND SECTION 44-29-10, RELATING TO REPORTS TO DHEC, SO AS TO REQUIRE REPORTS FROM HEALTH PROVIDERS, CORONERS, MEDICAL EXAMINERS, PHARMACISTS, AND ANY PERSON WITH A PERTINENT DATABASE AND TO SPECIFY THE CONDITIONS GIVING RISE TO A PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY INCLUDING DISEASE, INFECTION, AND TERRORISM; TO AMEND SECTION 44-93-40, RELATING TO DHEC POWERS IN CONNECTION WITH INFECTIOUS WASTE, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR EXTRAORDINARY POWERS OF DISPOSAL DURING A PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY; TO AMEND CHAPTER 7, TITLE 46, RELATING TO CLEMSON UNIVERSITY, BY ADDING SECTION 46-7-100 SO AS TO REQUIRE REPORTING OF ANIMAL DISEASE, INFECTION, AND TERRORISM BY A PERSON HAVING THE CARE OF ANIMALS; TO AMEND CHAPTER 9, TITLE 46, RELATING TO THE STATE CROP PEST COMMISSION, BY ADDING SECTION 46-9-120 SO AS TO REQUIRE REPORTING OF CROP DISEASE, PEST, AND TERRORISM BY A PERSON RESPONSIBLE FOR CROP PRODUCTION OR PROCESSING; TO AMEND SECTION 30-4-40, RELATING TO EXEMPTIONS FROM DISCLOSURE UNDER THE FOI ACT, SO AS TO INCLUDE INFORMATION REGARDING PROTECTIONS OF SAFEGUARDS AND OFF-SITE CONSEQUENCE ANALYSIS; TO AMEND CHAPTER 4, TITLE 30, RELATING TO THE FOI ACT, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR REGULATION BY APPROPRIATE AGENCY DIRECTORS OF ACCESS TO INFORMATION REGARDING PROTECTIONS OF SAFEGUARDS AND OFF-SITE CONSEQUENCE ANALYSIS SUBJECT TO FEDERAL LAW; TO AMEND SECTION 40-18-30, RELATING TO POWERS AND DUTIES OF SLED AS TO SECURITY BUSINESSES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT SLED FORWARD AN APPLICANT'S FINGERPRINT CARD TO THE FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION FOR A NATIONWIDE CRIMINAL CHECK; TO AMEND SECTION 40-18-15, RELATING TO A SECURITY BUSINESS LICENSE, SO AS TO DELETE A PRIVATE RIGHT OF ACTION AGAINST THE LICENSEE'S SURETY BOND; TO AMEND SECTION 40-18-70, RELATING TO A PRIVATE INVESTIGATION LICENSE, SO AS TO DELETE A PRIVATE CAUSE OF ACTION AGAINST THE LICENSEE'S SURETY BOND, TO PROVIDE FOR IN A LICENSEE WHO HAS MAINTAINED HIS LICENSE CONTINUALLY SINCE ITS INITIAL AWARD, AND TO MAKE A TECHNICAL CHANGE; TO AMEND SECTION 40-18-100, RELATING TO A SECURITY WEAPONS PERMIT, SO AS TO REQUIRE THE SUBMISSION OF A FINGERPRINT CARD BY THE APPLICANT FOR A NATIONAL CRIMINAL RECORDS CHECK; TO AMEND SECTION 42-1-130, RELATING TO THE DEFINITION OF "EMPLOYEE" FOR PURPOSES OF WORKERS' COMPENSATION, SO AS TO INCLUDE A VOLUNTEER STATE CONSTABLE AS A STATE EMPLOYEE; TO AMEND SECTION 42-7-65, RELATING TO THE AVERAGE WEEKLY WAGE FOR PURPOSES OF WORKERS' COMPENSATION, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR APPROVED VOLUNTEER STATE CONSTABLES; TO AMEND SECTION 16-8-10, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO TEACHING THE USE OF OR THE CONSTRUCTION OF A DESTRUCTIVE DEVICE, SO AS TO CONFORM THE DEFINITION TO INCLUDE A WEAPON OF MASS DESTRUCTION; TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-5015, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE REGULATION OF SUNSCREEN DEVICES ON A MOTOR VEHICLE, SO AS TO CREATE AN EXCEPTION FOR A LAW ENFORCEMENT VEHICLE REGULARLY USED TO TRANSPORT A TRAINED DOG; TO AMEND CHAPTER 1, TITLE 23, RELATING TO LAW ENFORCEMENT AND PUBLIC SAFETY, BY ADDING SECTION 23-1-230 SO AS TO CREATE THE FIRST RESPONDERS ADVISORY COMMITTEE TO STUDY AND REPORT ON THE NEEDS OF FIRST RESPONDERS TO EMERGENCIES; AND TO REPEAL SECTION 56-1-150 RELATING TO EXEMPTIONS FROM THE REQUIREMENT OF A PHOTOGRAPH ON A DRIVER'S LICENSE.
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H. 4417 -- Reps. Walker, Altman, Vaughn and Robinson: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 38-61-60 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PUBLIC OR PRIVATE BODY, ENTITY, OR INSTITUTION THAT PROVIDES HEALTH INSURANCE OR OTHER INSURANCE BENEFITS UNDER A GROUP POLICY TO PERSONS WHO ARE NOT THE SPOUSE, DEPENDANT, OR RELATION OF AN INSURED EMPLOYEE MAY NOT RECEIVE ANY TYPE OF STATE FUNDING INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, APPROPRIATIONS, AID TO SUBDIVISIONS OR GRANTS, SCHOLARSHIPS, OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE.
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H. 4418 -- Reps. Townsend, Littlejohn, Whipper, Witherspoon, Gilham and White: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 19, TITLE 59, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO SCHOOL BOARDS, SO AS TO ADD SECTION 59-19-55 PROVIDING THAT THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION SHALL ESTABLISH A MANDATORY CONTINUING EDUCATION PROGRAM FOR SCHOOL BOARD TRUSTEES, TO PROVIDE THAT EACH TRUSTEE MUST ATTEND SIX HOURS OF CONTINUING EDUCATION ANNUALLY AND THAT INSTRUCTION ON THE FISCAL CONCERNS OF A SCHOOL DISTRICT MUST BE PART OF THE INSTRUCTION, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE SCHOOL TRUSTEE CONTINUING EDUCATION PROGRAM MUST BE FUNDED BY THE STATE AND THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION MAY USE ITS OWN RESOURCES OR CONTRACT WITH PUBLIC OR PRIVATE ENTITIES TO CONDUCT THE PROGRAMS.
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H. 4419 -- Reps. Townsend, Walker, Littlejohn, Whipper and Gilham: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 59-19-45, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO ORIENTATION FOR SCHOOL DISTRICT BOARDS OF TRUSTEES AND COUNTY BOARDS OF EDUCATION, SO AS TO REQUIRE THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO KEEP A RECORD OF THE TRUSTEES WHO COMPLETE THE ORIENTATION PROGRAM; TO AMEND SECTION 59-18-900, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE DEVELOPMENT AND CONTENT OF ANNUAL REPORT CARDS FOR SCHOOLS AND SCHOOL DISTRICTS, SO AS TO REQUIRE THE PERCENTAGE OF NEW TRUSTEES WHO COMPLETE THE ORIENTATION PROGRAM TO BE REFLECTED IN THE DISTRICT'S ANNUAL REPORT CARD; AND TO ADD SECTION 59-40-200 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IF A PROVISION IN THE SOUTH CAROLINA CHARTER SCHOOL ACT OF 1996 IS FOUND UNCONSTITUTIONAL, THE REMAINING PROVISIONS OF THAT ACT ARE VALID AND ARE NOT AFFECTED BY THE UNCONSTITUTIONAL PROVISION.
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H. 4420 -- Reps. Bingham, Knotts, Whatley, Scarborough, J.E. Smith, Cotty, Frye, Huggins, Koon, Quinn, Riser, Talley, A. Young, Altman, Whipper, Taylor, Vaughn, Simrill, Meacham-Richardson, Cato and Barrett: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 3, TITLE 56, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO MOTOR VEHICLE REGISTRATION AND LICENSING, BY ADDING ARTICLE 42 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE ISSUANCE OF SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES HONORING EACH OF THE COMPONENTS OF THE ARMED SERVICES OF THE UNITED STATES AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE DESIGN OF THE PLATES AND THE DISTRIBUTION OF FEES COLLECTED FROM THE ISSUANCE OF THE LICENSE PLATES.
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H. 4421 -- Reps. Townsend, Walker and Littlejohn: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 59-18-1580, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DESIGNATION OF A SCHOOL DISTRICT AS UNSATISFACTORY PURSUANT TO THE EDUCATION ACCOUNTABILITY ACT OF 1998, SO AS TO AUTHORIZE THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION, THROUGH THE STATE SUPERINTENDENT, TO IMPLEMENT A TRAINING PROGRAM FOR THE SCHOOL DISTRICT BOARD OF TRUSTEES AND THE DISTRICT SUPERINTENDENT, TO AUTHORIZE THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION TO ACT AS ARBITER OF PERSONNEL ISSUES BETWEEN THE DISTRICT BOARD AND DISTRICT SUPERINTENDENT, TO PROVIDE THAT THE EDUCATION OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE RECRUIT AND TRAIN CITIZENS TO FORM A POOL FOR THE APPOINTMENT OF NONVOTING MEMBERS TO THE DISTRICT BOARD IN A DISTRICT CONSIDERED TO BE UNSATISFACTORY, TO REQUIRE THE DISTRICT BOARD TO MAKE AT LEAST TWO APPOINTMENTS FROM THE POOL TO THE DISTRICT BOARD FOR THE PURPOSE OF REPRESENTING THE INTERESTS OF THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION IN A DISTRICT RATED UNSATISFACTORY, AND TO PROVIDE FOR COMPENSATION OF THE NONVOTING MEMBERS.
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H. 4422 -- Reps. Townsend, Walker and Littlejohn: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-18-1310 SO AS TO REQUIRE A BIENNIAL REVIEW OF A SCHOOL DISTRICT BOARD OF TRUSTEES AND TO ALLOW THE REVIEW TO TAKE PLACE IN EXECUTIVE SESSION; AND TO AMEND SECTION 30-4-70, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO MEETINGS THAT MAY BE CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC AS EXCEPTIONS TO THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT, SO AS TO ALLOW THE BIENNIAL REVIEW OF A SCHOOL DISTRICT BOARD OF TRUSTEES TO BE HELD IN EXECUTIVE SESSION.
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H. 4423 -- Reps. Walker, Littlejohn, Altman, Vaughn and Meacham-Richardson: A JOINT RESOLUTION PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO SECTION 7, ARTICLE VI OF THE CONSTITUTION OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1895, RELATING TO THE CONSTITUTIONAL OFFICERS OF THIS STATE, SO AS TO DELETE THE SUPERINTENDENT OF EDUCATION FROM THE LIST OF STATE OFFICERS WHICH THE CONSTITUTION REQUIRES TO BE ELECTED AND PROVIDE THAT UPON THE EXPIRATION OF THE TERM OF THE SUPERINTENDENT OF EDUCATION SERVING IN OFFICE ON THE DATE OF THE 2006 GENERAL ELECTION, THE SUPERINTENDENT MUST BE APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR, WITH THE ADVICE AND CONSENT OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY, TO SERVE AT HIS PLEASURE AND TO BE REMOVABLE BY HIM FOR ANY REASON.
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H. 4424 -- Reps. Harrison, Altman, Whipper and Law: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 62-1-302, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO SUBJECT MATTER JURISDICTION OF THE PROBATE COURT, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE PROBATE COURT HAS THE DISCRETION TO GRANT OR DENY A MOTION FOR REMOVAL OF A PROBATE PROCEEDING TO THE CIRCUIT COURT.
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H. 4425 -- Reps. Sharpe, Altman, Simrill and Barrett: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 3, TITLE 56, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO MOTOR VEHICLE REGISTRATION AND LICENSING, BY ADDING ARTICLE 80 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE ISSUANCE OF "SECOND AMENDMENT" SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE DISTRIBUTION OF FEES COLLECTED FOR THIS SPECIAL LICENSE PLATE.
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H. 4426 -- Reps. Merrill and Law: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 61-6-2010, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO SUNDAY MINIBOTTLE SALE PERMITS AND THE REFERENDUM APPROVAL REQUIRED IN A COUNTY OR MUNICIPALITY BEFORE SUNDAY MINIBOTTLE SALE PERMITS MAY BE ISSUED IN THE COUNTY OR MUNICIPALITY, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A REFERENDUM MAY BE ORDERED BY THE MUNICIPAL COUNCIL OF A MUNICIPALITY IN WHICH SUNDAY MINIBOTTLE SALE PERMITS MAY BE ISSUED ONLY IN PART OF THE MUNICIPALITY PURSUANT TO A COUNTY REFERENDUM, TO PROVIDE THAT THE REFERENDUM IS FOR THE PURPOSE OF ALLOWING SUCH PERMITS WHERE PROHIBITED BEFORE, AND PROVIDE THAT A MAJORITY "NO" VOTE IN THE MUNICIPAL REFERENDUM DOES NOT AFFECT THE ISSUING OF SUNDAY MINIBOTTLE SALE PERMITS IN THAT PORTION OF THE MUNICIPALITY WHERE THESE PERMITS WERE LAWFUL; AND TO AMEND SECTION 61-6-1540, RELATING TO LIMITATIONS AND THE EXEMPTIONS THEREFROM ON SALES OF NONALCOHOLIC MERCHANDISE IN A RETAIL LIQUOR STORE, SO AS TO EXEMPT SOUTH CAROLINA STATE LOTTERY TICKETS FROM THE LIMITATION.
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H. 4427 -- Reps. Merrill and Law: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 61-6-2010, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PERMITS FOR SUNDAY MINIBOTTLE SALES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE MAY ISSUE SUCH PERMITS WITHIN THE ENTIRE CORPORATE LIMITS OF A MUNICIPALITY IF SUCH PERMITS MAY BE ISSUED IN ANY PART OF A MUNICIPALITY PURSUANT TO A COUNTYWIDE REFERENDUM AND TO GIVE THIS PROVISION RETROACTIVE EFFECT.
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H. 4428 -- Reps. Scott and Whipper: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-36-2110, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE MAXIMUM TAX IMPOSED ON THE SALE OR LEASE OF CERTAIN ITEMS, SO AS TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE TO CUMULATIVELY ADJUST THE THREE HUNDRED DOLLAR MAXIMUM TAX IMPOSED ON THE SALE OR LEASE OF MOTOR VEHICLES AND MOTORCYCLES IN THE MANNER THAT BRACKETS ARE ADJUSTED IN INTERNAL REVENUE CODE SECTION (1)(F).
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H. 4429 -- Rep. Askins: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 54-7-620, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS USED IN THE SOUTH CAROLINA UNDERWATER ANTIQUITIES ACT OF 1991, SO AS TO REVISE THE DEFINITIONS OF "FIELD ARCHAEOLOGIST", "STATE ARCHAEOLOGIST", AND "UNDERTAKING"; TO AMEND SECTION 54-7-670, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO A HOBBY LICENSE FOR PERSONS WISHING TO CONDUCT TEMPORARY, INTERMITTENT, RECREATIONAL, SMALL SCALE, NONCOMMERCIAL SEARCH, AND RECOVERY OF SUBMERGED PROPERTY, SO AS TO REVISE THE LICENSE FEE, DELETE ALL OTHER CATEGORIES OF HOBBY LICENSES EXCEPT A TWO-YEAR LICENSE; AND DELETE THE REQUIREMENT TO FILE CERTAIN REPORTS UNDER A HOBBY LICENSE WITHIN A WEEK AFTER DIVING ACTIVITIES TOOK PLACE; TO AMEND SECTION 54-7-710, RELATING TO CRITERIA FOR ISSUING AN EXCLUSIVE LICENSE, SO AS TO CHANGE CERTAIN CRITERIA; TO AMEND SECTION 54-7-740, RELATING TO ADDITIONAL PROVISIONS APPLICABLE TO LICENSES ISSUED BY THE STATE ARCHAEOLOGIST, SO AS TO CHANGE THIS TITLE TO THE STATE UNDERWATER ARCHAEOLOGIST; TO AMEND SECTION 54-7-800, RELATING TO THE SUSPENSION OF A LICENSE ISSUED BY THE INSTITUTE OF ARCHAEOLOGY AND ANTHROPOLOGY, SO AS TO CHANGE THE TITLE OF THE STATE ARCHAEOLOGIST TO THE STATE UNDERWATER ARCHAEOLOGIST; TO AMEND SECTION 54-7-810, RELATING TO PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS OF CERTAIN PROVISIONS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA UNDERWATER ANTIQUITIES ACT OF 1991, SO AS TO DELETE REFERENCES TO SECTION 54-7-680 WHICH IS REPEALED BY THIS ACT; TO AMEND SECTION 54-7-820, RELATING TO THE RETENTION AND DISTRIBUTION OF DATA FOR RESEARCH OR EDUCATIONAL PURPOSES, SO AS TO CHANGE THE TITLE OF THE STATE ARCHAEOLOGIST TO THE STATE UNDERWATER ARCHAEOLOGIST, AND DELETE REFERENCES TO THE DEPUTY STATE ARCHAEOLOGIST FOR UNDERWATER; AND TO REPEAL SECTION 54-7-680 RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF AN INSTRUCTIONAL LICENSE TO ALLOW STUDENT DIVERS OR CHARTER GROUP DIVERS WITHOUT INDIVIDUAL HOBBY LICENSES TO COLLECT ARTIFACTS.
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H. 4430 -- Reps. Cato, Kirsh, Walker, Law and Vaughn: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 38-43-106, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO CONTINUING EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS FOR INSURANCE AGENTS AND THE ADVISORY COMMITTEE TO THE DEPARTMENT OF INSURANCE WHICH RECOMMENDS CONTINUING EDUCATION COURSES FOR APPROVAL BY THE DEPARTMENT, SO AS TO MAKE A TECHNICAL CORRECTION BY UPDATING THE NAMES OF TWO ORGANIZATIONS THAT CAN NOMINATE MEMBERS FOR APPOINTMENT TO THE ADVISORY COMMITTEE.
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H. 4431 -- Reps. Rodgers, Simrill, Meacham-Richardson and Gilham: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 20-4-30, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO FAMILY COURT JURISDICTION AND VENUE FOR ACTIONS SEEKING AN ORDER OF PROTECTION FROM DOMESTIC ABUSE, SO AS TO REVISE WHERE AN ACTION MAY BE BROUGHT TO INCLUDE THE COUNTY IN WHICH THE ALLEGED ACT OF ABUSE OCCURRED AND THE COUNTY WHERE THE PETITIONER IS SHELTERED, TO SPECIFY WHERE AN ACTION MUST BE FILED IF THE RESPONDENT IS A NONRESIDENT, TO PROVIDE PROCEDURES FOR TRANSFERRING AN ACTION TO THE PROPER COUNTY, AND TO AUTHORIZE THE PETITION ON THE HEARING TO BE HELD IN ANY COUNTY IN THE CIRCUIT IN WHICH THE ACTION WAS FILED; TO AMEND SECTION 20-4-50, RELATING TO THE HEARING ON A PETITION FOR AN ORDER FOR PROTECTION FROM DOMESTIC ABUSE, SO AS TO DELETE THE PROVISION ALLOWING THESE HEARINGS TO BE SCHEDULED IN ANY COUNTY IN THE JUDICIAL CIRCUIT; TO AMEND SECTION 8-21-310, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE SCHEDULE OF FEES AND COSTS TO BE COLLECTED IN EACH COUNTY BY CLERKS OF COURT, REGISTERS OF DEEDS, OR COUNTY TREASURERS, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR UNIFORM FEE INCREASES; BY ADDING SECTION 14-1-203 SO AS TO PROVIDE A SCHEDULE FOR THE DISTRIBUTION OF THE REVENUE DERIVED FROM THE FEES, COSTS, AND ALLOWANCES ENUMERATED IN SECTION 20-7-1440; TO AMEND SECTION 14-1-204, RELATING TO THE DISTRIBUTION OF THE FILING FEE PAID FOR FILING COMPLAINTS OR PETITIONS IN CIVIL ACTIONS IN A COURT OF RECORD, SO AS TO INCREASE THE FEE FROM SEVENTY TO ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS AND TO RECALCULATE THE DISTRIBUTION OF THE REVENUE DERIVED FROM THE FEE; TO AMEND SECTION 20-7-1440, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE FEES, COSTS, AND ALLOWANCES CHARGED IN CERTAIN ACTIONS FOR SUPPORT OF A SPOUSE OR DEPENDENT CHILDREN, SO AS TO INCREASE THE AMOUNT OF THE COST OR FEE FROM THREE TO FIVE PERCENT AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE REVENUE MUST BE REMITTED IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 14-1-203; TO AMEND SECTION 36-9-525, RELATING TO THE FEES CHARGED FOR FILING AND INDEXING CERTAIN RECORDS IN ACCORDANCE WITH TILE 36 OF THE 1976 CODE, SO AS TO RECALCULATE HOW THE FEE IS ASSESSED; TO AMEND SECTION 38-53-70, RELATING TO THE REMISSION OF A JUDGMENT OF FORFEITURE AGAINST A DEFENDANT OR HIS SURETY, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE SURETY MUST PAY A HANDLING FEE TO THE COURT IN AN AMOUNT EQUAL TO FOUR PERCENT OF THE VALUE OF THE BOND; BY ADDING SECTION 8-21-320 SO AS TO ASSESS A TWENTY-FIVE-DOLLAR FEE FOR EVERY MOTION MADE IN THE COURT OF COMMON PLEAS AND FAMILY COURT, NOT INCLUDING FAMILY COURT JUVENILE DELINQUENCY PROCEEDINGS; TO AMEND SECTION 16-25-70, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO CRIMINAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE ARREST PROCEDURES AND THE INADMISSIBILITY OF EVIDENCE RESULTING FROM A WARRANTLESS ARREST FOR CRIMINAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE, SO AS TO SPECIFY THE CIRCUMSTANCES UNDER WHICH SUCH EVIDENCE IS ADMISSIBLE.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Proposed Amended
Point of Order
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 4432 -- Reps. Owens, A. Young, Altman, Meacham-Richardson, Coates and Campsen: 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 95 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE ISSUANCE OF "GOD BLESS AMERICA" SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE DISTRIBUTION OF FEES COLLECTED FOR THIS SPECIAL LICENSE PLATE; AND TO AMEND SECTION 56-3-8100, RELATING TO SPECIAL LICENSE PLATE PRODUCTION AND DISTRIBUTION GUIDELINES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PORTION OF THE FEES COLLECTED FROM THE ISSUANCE OF A SPECIAL LICENSE PLATE MUST BE USED TO DEFRAY THE EXPENSES OF PRODUCING AND ADMINISTERING THE SPECIAL LICENSE PLATE.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Other proceedings
Ratified

H. 4433 -- Reps. Cato, Klauber, Vaughn, Leach, Snow, Taylor, Harvin, Barrett, Law and Tripp: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO PROVIDE A MORATORIUM UNTIL JUNE 30, 2003, ON THE CERTIFICATION OF ANY MAJOR UTILITY FACILITY NOT CONSTRUCTED BY A UTILITY CURRENTLY SERVING RETAIL CUSTOMERS IN SOUTH CAROLINA AND THAT DOES NOT HAVE AT LEAST SEVENTY-FIVE PERCENT OF ITS GENERATION CAPACITY UNDER A CONTRACT WITH A DURATION OF AT LEAST TEN YEARS WITH UTILITIES WHICH PROVIDE RETAIL ELECTRIC SERVICE TO CUSTOMERS IN SOUTH CAROLINA, TO PROVIDE EXCEPTIONS TO THE ABOVE MORATORIUM, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION SHALL CONDUCT A STUDY OF THE NEEDS FOR THE SITING AND CONSTRUCTION OF THESE MERCHANT PLANTS.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added

H. 4434 -- Reps. Meacham-Richardson and Whipper: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-40, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PERSONS WHO MAY NOT OBTAIN A DRIVER'S LICENSE OR HAVE THEIR DRIVER'S LICENSE RENEWED, SO AS TO REVISE THE AGE OF A PERSON WHO MAY BE ISSUED A DRIVER'S LICENSE, TO DELETE THE PROVISION THAT ALLOWS A PERSON WHO HOLDS A PROVISIONAL DRIVER'S LICENSE TO OBTAIN A FULL DRIVER'S LICENSE, TO PROVIDE THE CONDITIONS FOR WHICH A PROVISIONAL DRIVER'S LICENSE MAY BE ISSUED, AND TO REVISE THE AGE OF A PERSON WHO MAY OBTAIN A SPECIAL RESTRICTED DRIVER'S LICENSE; TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-50, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF A BEGINNER'S PERMIT, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON MUST SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETE A DRIVER TRAINING COURSE BEFORE HE MAY OBTAIN A BEGINNER'S PERMIT, TO DEFINE "DRIVER TRAINING COURSE", AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY MUST ACCEPT A CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION FROM AN OUT-OF-STATE STUDENT WHO HAS PASSED A QUALIFIED DRIVER TRAINING COURSE; TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-175, RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF A PROVISIONAL DRIVER'S LICENSE, SO AS TO REVISE THE AGE OF A PERSON WHO MAY OBTAIN A PROVISIONAL DRIVER'S LICENSE, TO REVISE THE PERIOD IN WHICH A PERSON MUST HOLD A BEGINNER'S PERMIT BEFORE HE MAY BE ISSUED A PROVISIONAL DRIVER'S LICENSE, AND TO PROVIDE THAT AN APPLICANT FOR A PROVISIONAL DRIVER'S LICENSE MUST NOT HAVE BEEN CONVICTED OF A MOTOR VEHICLE MOVING VIOLATION OR A SEAT BELT VIOLATION DURING THE SIX MONTHS PRECEDING HIS APPLICATION; 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 AGE OF A PERSON WHO MAY BE ISSUED A SPECIAL RESTRICTED DRIVER'S LICENSE, TO DELETE THE PROVISION THAT REQUIRES A PERSON TO HAVE HELD A BEGINNER'S PERMIT FOR NINETY DAYS BEFORE APPLYING FOR A SPECIAL RESTRICTED DRIVER'S LICENSE, TO PROVIDE THAT THE PERSON MUST HAVE HELD A PROVISIONAL DRIVER'S LICENSE FOR AT LEAST SIX MONTHS, AND TO PROVIDE THAT AN APPLICANT FOR A SPECIAL RESTRICTED DRIVER'S LICENSE MUST NOT HAVE BEEN CONVICTED OF A MOTOR VEHICLE MOVING VIOLATION OR A SEAT BELT VIOLATION DURING THE SIX MONTHS PRECEDING HIS APPLICATION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4435 -- Reps. Robinson, Altman and Whipper: A BILL TO AMEND SECTIONS 15-78-80 AND 15-78-120, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BOTH RELATING TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA TORT CLAIMS ACT, SO AS TO DELETE THE REQUIREMENT THAT A CLAIM BE VERIFIED.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Ratified
Veto Message
Veto Sustained

H. 4436 -- Reps. Snow and Wilkins: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO BILL PINCKNEY, MAURICE WILLIAMS, BILLY SCOTT, AND CHARLES POPE ON TUESDAY, JANUARY 8, 2002, AT A TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF SINGING PATRIOTIC SONGS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4437 -- Reps. W.D. Smith and Lee: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND AND CONGRATULATE THE SPARTANBURG VIKINGS FOOTBALL TEAM ON WINNING THE CLASS AAAA, DIVISION ONE CHAMPIONSHIP SATURDAY, DECEMBER 1, 2001, AT WILLIAMS-BRICE STADIUM AND TO WISH THEM MUCH SUCCESS IN THE FUTURE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4438 -- Reps. Wilkins, W.D. Smith, Harrison, Cato, Harrell and Quinn: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE THE OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTIONS OF PRESIDENT RONALD WILSON REAGAN TO HIS COUNTRY AND THE CAUSE OF FREEDOM DURING TWO TERMS AS PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES AND DECLARE FEBRUARY 6, 2002, AND EACH SUBSEQUENT YEARLY ANNIVERSARY OF FEBRUARY SIXTH THEREAFTER, AS "RONALD REAGAN DAY" IN SOUTH CAROLINA.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4439 -- Reps. G.M. Smith, Weeks and J. Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND AND CONGRATULATE CHIEF DOUG MATHIS OF SUMTER FOR THIRTY YEARS OF DEDICATED SERVICE TO THE SUMTER FIRE DEPARTMENT, TO THANK HIM FOR HIS DEVOTED LEADERSHIP AS FIRE CHIEF, AND TO EXTEND BEST WISHES FOR HAPPINESS AND SUCCESS UPON HIS RETIREMENT.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4440 -- Reps. W.D. Smith and Lee: 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 SPARTANBURG VIKINGS FOOTBALL TEAM AT A DATE AND TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, TO COMMEND AND CONGRATULATE THEM UPON WINNING THE CLASS AAAA, DIVISION ONE CHAMPIONSHIP SATURDAY, DECEMBER 1, 2001, AT WILLIAMS-BRICE STADIUM.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4441 -- Rep. Rutherford: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS PROFOUND SORROW OF THE MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA UPON THE DEATH OF BENNIE LEE WILLIAMS OF COLUMBIA ON TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 27, 2001, AND EXTEND DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO HIS FAMILY AND MANY FRIENDS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4442 -- Rep. J.R. Smith: A HOUSE RESOLUTION EXPRESSING THE PROFOUND SORROW OF THE MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES UPON THE DEATH OF MR. DON SMITH OF AIKEN COUNTY AND EXTENDING DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO HIS FAMILY AND MANY FRIENDS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4443 -- Reps. G.M. Smith and Harvin: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE PROFOUND SORROW OF THE MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA UPON THE DEATH OF HARRY THORNTON HARVIN OF SUMTER, PROMINENT DENTIST AND CIVIC LEADER, ON TUESDAY, OCTOBER 2, 2001, AND TO EXTEND DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO HIS FAMILY AND MANY FRIENDS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4444 -- Reps. G.M. Smith, G. Brown, J.H. Neal, Weeks and J. Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND AND CONGRATULATE FOURTEEN YEAR OLD BRENT DILLARD OF DALZELL WHO WON THE AMERICAN POWER BOAT ASSOCIATION'S "A STOCK HYDRO CLASS NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP" IN AUGUST OF 2001 IN WHITNEY POINT, NEW YORK, AND TO WISH HIM MUCH SUCCESS IN HIS FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4445 -- Reps. G.M. Smith and Weeks: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE PROFOUND SORROW OF THE MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA UPON THE DEATH OF CHARLES L. DAWKINS, M.D., OF SUMTER AND TO EXTEND DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO HIS FAMILY AND MANY FRIENDS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4446 -- Reps. Wilkins, W.D. Smith, J. Brown, Cato, Carnell, Fleming, Harrell, Harrison, Kelley, Meacham-Richardson, Sharpe, Townsend and Vaughn: 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 16, 2002, IN THE CHAMBER OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.
Introduced and Adopted
Other proceedings
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4447 -- Reps. Coates and McGee: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO NAME THE INTERCHANGE LOCATED AT EXIT 157 ALONG INTERSTATE 95 IN FLORENCE COUNTY THE "CONGRESSMAN ED YOUNG INTERCHANGE" AND TO INSTALL APPROPRIATE MARKERS OR SIGNS AT EXIT 157 THAT CONTAIN THE WORDS "CONGRESSMAN ED YOUNG INTERCHANGE".
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4448 -- 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 EXPRESSING THE CONGRATULATIONS OF THE MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO MR. LOMAS GIST, SR. OF COLUMBIA ON THE OCCASION OF HIS UPCOMING EIGHTIETH BIRTHDAY AND WISHING FOR HIM MANY HAPPY AND HEALTHY RETURNS OF THE DAY.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4449 -- 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 WILLIAM BARNET III OF SPARTANBURG, FOR HIS OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTIONS TO BUSINESS, THE TEXTILE INDUSTRY, CIVIL AFFAIRS, AND EDUCATION IN SOUTH CAROLINA, AND ESPECIALLY FOR HIS LEADERSHIP AND CONTRIBUTION TO EDUCATION AS CHAIRMAN OF THE EDUCATION OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE, AND TO EXTEND TO HIM EVERY GOOD WISH IN ALL OF HIS FUTURE ENDEAVORS AND AS MAYOR OF SPARTANBURG.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4450 -- Reps. Wilkins, W.D. Smith, Harrison, Cato, Harrell and Quinn: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE THE OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTIONS OF PRESIDENT RONALD WILSON REAGAN TO HIS COUNTRY AND THE CAUSE OF FREEDOM DURING TWO TERMS AS PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES AND DECLARE FEBRUARY 6, 2002, AND EACH SUBSEQUENT YEARLY ANNIVERSARY OF FEBRUARY SIXTH THEREAFTER, AS "RONALD REAGAN DAY" IN SOUTH CAROLINA.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4451 -- Rep. Delleney: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR DELORIS C. WILMORE OF CHESTER COUNTY FOR HER MANY YEARS OF DEDICATED SERVICE AND VITAL CONTRIBUTIONS AS AN EMPLOYEE OF THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES ON THE OCCASION OF HER RETIREMENT, AND TO WISH HER MUCH SUCCESS AND HAPPINESS IN THE YEARS TO COME.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4452 -- Rep. Delleney: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND AND CONGRATULATE GLENDA H. REEVES OF CHESTER COUNTY FOR HER MANY YEARS OF DEDICATED SERVICE AS A DILIGENT AND EFFECTIVE EMPLOYEE OF THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES ON THE OCCASION OF HER RETIREMENT, AND TO WISH HER MUCH SUCCESS AND HAPPINESS IN THE YEARS TO COME.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4453 -- Rep. Allen: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND DR. PETER GEORGE MANOS OF GREENVILLE COUNTY FOR HIS MANY YEARS OF FAITHFUL AND TIRELESS WORK IN THE FIELD OF MEDICINE AND FOR HIS HUMANITARIAN SERVICE TO HIS COUNTRY, THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, AND HIS COMMUNITY.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4454 -- Rep. Townsend: A JOINT RESOLUTION ESTABLISHING A TWO-YEAR PILOT PROGRAM WITH AN EVALUATION COMPONENT TO TEST THE IMPACT OF THE SCHOOL BOARD-SUPERINTENDENT TEAM MODEL OF EXPLORING A SYSTEM OF POLICY GOVERNANCE, AND TO APPROPRIATE FROM THE GENERAL FUND OF THE STATE THE SUM OF ONE HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS IN FISCAL YEARS 2002-2003 AND 2003-2004 TO THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO ESTABLISH THIS PILOT PROGRAM.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4455 -- Rep. Townsend: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 16-13-15, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO FALSIFYING OR ALTERING COLLEGE TRANSCRIPTS OR DIPLOMAS AND THE FRAUDULENT USE OF THE FALSIFIED OR ALTERED TRANSCRIPTS OR DIPLOMAS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION ALSO APPLY TO OTHER TYPES OF DIPLOMAS OR TRANSCRIPTS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Point of Order
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 4456 -- Rep. Kirsh: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 40-1-125 SO AS TO REQUIRE PROFESSIONAL AND OCCUPATIONAL LICENSING BOARDS TO DENY LICENSURE OR SUSPEND THE LICENSE OF AN INDIVIDUAL FOR NONPAYMENT OR DEFAULT OR BREACH OF A REPAYMENT OR SERVICE OBLIGATION UNDER ANY FEDERAL OR STATE EDUCATIONAL LOAN, LOAN REPAYMENT, OR SERVICE-CONDITIONAL SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Proposed Amended
Point of Order

H. 4457 -- Rep. Talley: 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 2002-2003, 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 THREE HUNDRED FIFTY 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. 4458 -- Reps. Talley and Sheheen: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 38-1-20, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS FOR PURPOSES OF THE INSURANCE LAW, SO AS TO ADD A DEFINITION FOR "CREDIT SCORE", TO AMEND SECTION 38-73-740, RELATING RECORDS AND IN DETERMINING CLASSIFICATIONS AND RATES OF APPLICANTS FOR AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE WHICH MUST BE MAINTAINED BY AUTOMOBILE INSURERS FOR AT LEAST THREE YEARS, SO AS TO DELETE REFERENCES TO INVESTIGATIVE AND CREDIT REPORTS; AND TO AMEND SECTIONS 38-77-122 AND 38-77-123, RELATING TO THE PROHIBITION ON AUTOMOBILE INSURERS AND AGENTS FROM REFUSING TO ISSUE, OR RENEW, AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE POLICIES DUE TO CERTAIN FACTORS, FACTORS PROHIBITED IN DETERMINING PREMIUM RATES, REQUIREMENTS FOR CANCELLATION, AND PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS, SO AS TO PROHIBIT THE USE OF CREDIT SCORE AS A FACTOR IN REFUSING TO ISSUE OR RENEW A POLICY OF AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE AND TO PROHIBIT THE USE OF CREDIT IN DETERMINING AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE POLICY PREMIUM RATES.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 4459 -- Rep. Klauber: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 16-3-45 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT ASSAULT AND BATTERY UPON A PUBLIC OFFICIAL OR PUBLIC EMPLOYEE IS A FELONY AND TO PROVIDE A PENALTY PROVISION; AND TO AMEND SECTION 16-3-1040, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE CRIME OF THREATENING THE LIFE, PERSON, OR FAMILY OF A PUBLIC OFFICIAL, TEACHER, PRINCIPAL, OR PUBLIC EMPLOYEE, SO AS TO REVISE THE PENALTY FOR THREATENING THE LIFE, PERSON, OR FAMILY OF A PUBLIC EMPLOYEE, AND TO REVISE THE DEFINITION OF "PUBLIC EMPLOYEE".
Introduced and Committed

H. 4460 -- Reps. Townsend, Walker, Wilkins, Martin, W.D. Smith, Stille and White: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-101-215 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IF A PERSON IS NOT A CITIZEN OF THE UNITED STATES AND IS FROM A COUNTRY THAT IS A STATE SPONSOR OF INTERNATIONAL TERRORISM AS DETERMINED BY THE UNITED STATES SECRETARY OF STATE IN CONSULTATION WITH THE UNITED STATES ATTORNEY GENERAL UNDER APPLICABLE PROVISIONS OF FEDERAL LAW, HE MAY ONLY ATTEND A PRIVATE OR PUBLIC INSTITUTION OF HIGHER LEARNING OF THIS STATE IF HE POSSESSES A NONIMMIGRANT VISA ISSUED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE AFTER THE DEPARTMENT HAS DETERMINED THAT HE DOES NOT POSE A THREAT TO THE SAFETY OR NATIONAL SECURITY OF THE UNITED STATES, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE ABOVE PROVISIONS ARE CONTINGENT ON THE ENACTMENT OF FEDERAL LEGISLATION WHICH REQUIRES THE UNITED STATES SECRETARY OF STATE IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE UNITED STATES ATTORNEY GENERAL THROUGH THE IMMIGRATION PROCESS TO RESTRICT THE ADMISSIBILITY INTO THIS COUNTRY OF NONIMMIGRANTS FROM COUNTRIES THAT ARE STATE SPONSORS OF INTERNATIONAL TERRORISM.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4461 -- Reps. McGee, Coates, Sandifer, Simrill, Kirsh, J. Young, Loftis, Moody-Lawrence and Harrison: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-101-385 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT ANY FULL-TIME OR PART-TIME STUDENT OF A PUBLIC OR PRIVATE COLLEGE, UNIVERSITY, OR TECHNICAL SCHOOL OF THIS STATE, WHO IS A MEMBER OF A RESERVE COMPONENT OF THE ARMED FORCES OF THE UNITED STATES OR A NATIONAL GUARD UNIT OF THIS STATE OR ANY OTHER STATE AND WHO IS CALLED TO ACTIVE DUTY FOR A PERIOD OF MORE THAN FIFTEEN DAYS DUE TO A STATE OR NATIONAL EMERGENCY IS ENTITLED TO A FULL REFUND OF ALL TUITION AND FEES PAID FOR THE SEMESTER OR QUARTER HE IS CALLED TO ACTIVE DUTY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4462 -- 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, 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, 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 CONGRATULATING THE GAMECOCK FOOTBALL TEAM OF THE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA AND HEAD COACH LOU HOLTZ AND HIS COACHING STAFF ON WINNING THE 2002 OUTBACK BOWL IN TAMPA, FLORIDA, AND COMMENDING THE TEAM AND COACHES FOR THEIR OTHER SUCCESSES.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4463 -- Rep. Thompson: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 57-7-10, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LIABILITY OF A PERSON WHO NEGLIGENTLY, WILFULLY, OR WANTONLY DAMAGES A HIGHWAY, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT ALL PROCEEDS COLLECTED FROM DAMAGE CLAIMS FILED BY A HIGHWAY AUTHORITY PURSUANT TO THIS PROVISION MUST BE USED BY THE HIGHWAY AUTHORITY TO REPAIR THE DAMAGED PROPERTY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4464 -- Reps. McGee, Coates, M. Hines, J. Hines and Askins: A BILL TO AUTHORIZE THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES FOR SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 1 IN FLORENCE COUNTY TO ISSUE GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS TO PROVIDE FUNDS NECESSARY TO MEET ITS COSTS OF OPERATIONS AND MAINTENANCE, AND TO INCREASE THE MILLAGE LEVIED FOR OPERATIONS AND MAINTENANCE FOR FISCAL YEAR 2002-2003 TO REPLACE FUNDS LOST AS A CONSEQUENCE OF REDUCTIONS IN STATE APPROPRIATIONS PURSUANT TO ACTIONS OF THE STATE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD TO REDUCE EXPENDITURES FOR FISCAL YEAR 2001-2002.
Introduced and Committed
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Amended
Recalled
Other proceedings
Reconsidered
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 4465 -- Reps. Coates and McGee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO PROVIDE FOR A REFERENDUM MAY 7, 2002, TO DETERMINE IF THE FLORENCE COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT ONE BOARD OF TRUSTEES ANNUALLY MAY RAISE THE MILLAGE FOR SCHOOL OPERATIONS BY FIVE MILLS OVER THE MILLAGE LEVIED FOR THE PREVIOUS YEAR, NOT TO EXCEED AN INCREASE OF TWENTY MILLS OVER A FIVE-YEAR PERIOD, AND TO REQUIRE A REFERENDUM IF THE PROPOSED MILLAGE IN ANY ONE YEAR EXCEEDS FIVE MILLS.
Introduced and Committed
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Recalled
Debate Adjourned
Other proceedings
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 4466 -- Reps. Wilkins and Kelley: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO AMEND RULE 4.7 OF THE RULES OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, RELATING TO THE CONTENTS AND REQUIREMENTS OF THE REPORT OF A COMMITTEE, SO AS TO AUTHORIZE A COMMITTEE TO INCLUDE IN ITS REPORT OF A SENATE BILL AN AMENDMENT IDENTICAL TO THE FINAL VERSION OF ANY HOUSE BILL THAT HAS BEEN REFERRED TO THAT COMMITTEE AND PASSED BY THE HOUSE DURING THE CURRENT TWO-YEAR SESSION AND TO CONSIDER THAT AMENDMENT GERMANE TO THE BILL; TO AMEND RULE 9.3, RELATING TO THE PROHIBITION OF MAKING A MOTION OR PROPOSITION ON A SUBJECT DIFFERENT FROM THAT UNDER CONSIDERATION UNDER COLOR OF AMENDMENT UNLESS IT REFERS TO THE INTENT OF THE MOTION OR PROPOSITION UNDER CONSIDERATION, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT NOTHING IN THIS RULE SHALL PREVENT A COMMITTEE FROM AMENDING AND FAVORABLY REPORTING A SENATE BILL WITH AN AMENDMENT IDENTICAL TO THE FINAL VERSION OF A HOUSE BILL THAT WAS REFERRED TO THAT COMMITTEE AND PASSED BY THE HOUSE DURING THE CURRENT TWO-YEAR SESSION; TO AMEND RULE 8.6, RELATING TO INVOKING THE PREVIOUS QUESTION, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A MOTION TO ADJOURN DEBATE IS IN ORDER EVEN WHEN THE PREVIOUS QUESTION HAS BEEN INVOKED; AND TO AMEND RULE 6.1, RELATING TO MEETINGS OF THE HOUSE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT DURING THE FIRST THREE WEEKS OF THE FIRST YEAR OF A LEGISLATIVE SESSION THE HOUSE SHALL MEET AT 2:00 P.M. AND PROVIDE THIS AMENDMENT IS EFFECTIVE AFTER JANUARY 16, 2002.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Adopted

H. 4467 -- Reps. J.R. Smith, Clyburn, Perry and D.C. Smith: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO PROVIDE THAT UP TO FOUR DAYS MISSED DURING THE 2001-2002 SCHOOL YEAR BY THE STUDENTS OF ANY SCHOOL IN THE SCHOOL DISTRICTS OF AIKEN COUNTY WHEN THE SCHOOL WAS CLOSED DUE TO SNOW, ICE, OR INCLEMENT WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXEMPTED FROM THE MAKE-UP REQUIREMENT OF THE DEFINED MINIMUM PLAN THAT FULL SCHOOL DAYS MISSED DUE TO EXTREME WEATHER OR OTHER CIRCUMSTANCES BE MADE UP.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings

H. 4468 -- Reps. Cobb-Hunter, Govan, Ott, Sharpe and Stuart: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND THE BRAVE MEN AND WOMEN NOW SERVING AND WHO FORMERLY SERVED AS MEMBERS OF ORANGEBURG UNITS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA NATIONAL GUARD FOR THEIR COMMITMENT, SACRIFICE, AND OUTSTANDING SERVICE TO THEIR COMMUNITY, THE STATE, AND THE NATION AND TO DECLARE SATURDAY, JANUARY 26, 2002, AS "ORANGEBURG NATIONAL GUARD UNIT APPRECIATION DAY".
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4469 -- Reps. Klauber and Taylor: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO PROVIDE THAT LOCAL SCHOOL BOARDS FOR SCHOOL YEAR 2001-2002 MAY EXCUSE UP TO THREE SCHOOL DAYS MISSED BECAUSE OF SNOW, ICE, OR INCLEMENT WEATHER, TO PROVIDE THAT ALL OTHER SCHOOL DAYS MISSED BECAUSE OF INCLEMENT WEATHER MUST BE MADE UP, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE MANNER IN WHICH AND CONDITIONS UNDER WHICH SUCH DAYS SHALL BE MADE UP.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Proposed Amended
Request for Debate
Point of Order
Tabled

H. 4470 -- Rep. Cobb-Hunter: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 16-3-1095 SO AS TO ESTABLISH THE CRIME OF INTERFERENCE WITH THE OPERATOR OF A PUBLIC TRANSIT VEHICLE AND TO PROVIDE A PENALTY FOR THE VIOLATION OF THIS CRIME; AND BY ADDING SECTION 58-23-110 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT CERTAIN MOTOR PROPELLED VEHICLES MUST DISPLAY A NOTICE THAT STATES THAT ANY PERSON WHO ASSAULTS OR HARMS CERTAIN INDIVIDUALS TRAVELING ON THE MOTOR VEHICLE IS GUILTY OF A CRIME.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4471 -- Rep. Clyburn: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO PROVIDE THAT SCHOOL DAYS MISSED ON JANUARY 3 AND 4, 2002, BY THE STUDENTS OF A SCHOOL IN THE EDGEFIELD COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT AND THE AIKEN COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT WHEN THE SCHOOL WAS CLOSED DUE TO SNOW, ICE, OR INCLEMENT WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXEMPTED FROM THE MAKE-UP REQUIREMENT OF THE DEFINED MINIMUM PLAN THAT FULL SCHOOL DAYS MISSED DUE TO EXTREME WEATHER OR OTHER CIRCUMSTANCES BE MADE UP.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Other proceedings
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 4472 -- Rep. Altman: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 20-7-473, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO MARITAL AND NONMARITAL PROPERTY FOR PURPOSES OF JUDICIAL APPORTIONMENT DURING MARITAL LITIGATION, SO AS TO INCLUDE AS NONMARITAL PROPERTY ANY PROPERTY THAT IS NEITHER ACQUIRED WITH MARITAL FUNDS NOR TITLED IN THE NAME OF ONE OR THE OTHER SPOUSE, OR BOTH OF THEM, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE PROPERTY MAY NOT BE APPORTIONED PERMANENTLY OR TEMPORARILY, NOR TRANSMUTED INTO MARITAL PROPERTY FOR ANY PURPOSE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4473 -- Reps. Scarborough, Altman, Harrell, Limehouse, Allen, Allison, 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, 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, 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 EXPRESSING THE PROFOUND SORROW OF THE MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA GENERAL ASSEMBLY UPON LEARNING OF THE DEATH OF FREDERICK "FRED" STROMAN MCKAY OF MOUNT PLEASANT, SOUTH CAROLINA, AND EXTENDING THEIR DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO HIS FAMILY AND MANY FRIENDS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4474 -- Reps. Scarborough, Campsen, Limehouse, Allen, Allison, Altman, Askins, Bales, Barfield, Barrett, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, 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, 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, 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 CONGRATULATING KATHLEEN WILSON OF CHARLESTON COUNTY ON BECOMING THE FIRST SOUTH CAROLINIAN TO SWIM THE ENGLISH CHANNEL.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4475 -- Reps. Harrison, Lucas, Allison, Jennings, Lourie, Rodgers, J.E. Smith and Bingham: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 1, TITLE 1, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE ADMINISTRATION OF GOVERNMENT, BY ADDING ARTICLE 20, SO AS TO REQUIRE BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS TO REPORT RESIGNATIONS AND VACANCIES AS WELL AS THE NAMES OF NEW MEMBERS TO THE SECRETARY OF STATE WITHIN TWO WEEKS OF THE APPOINTMENT, ELECTION, OR VACANCY; AND TO AMEND SECTION 1-5-40, RELATING TO THE DUTIES OF THE SECRETARY OF STATE, SO AS TO REQUIRE THE SECRETARY OF STATE TO MAINTAIN AS A PUBLIC RECORD THE INFORMATION RECEIVED FROM STATE BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS CONCERNING THEIR MEMBERSHIPS.
Introduced and Committed
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recalled
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 4476 -- Reps. Harrison, Wilkins, Campsen, Lucas, McLeod and Edge: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 16-19-45 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IT IS UNLAWFUL FOR A PERSON TO GAMBLE MONEY, PROPERTY, OR ANYTHING OF VALUE UPON CERTAIN CONTESTS, GAMES, OR FUTURE EVENTS IN THIS STATE OR AT ANY LOCATION WITHIN THE JURISDICTION OF THIS STATE, TO PROVIDE THAT IT IS UNLAWFUL FOR A PERSON KNOWINGLY TO OWN, KEEP, OPERATE, MANAGE, OR MAINTAIN A DEVICE OR LOCATION THAT IS USED FOR UNLAWFUL GAMBLING AS PROHIBITED ABOVE, TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS OF THIS SECTION, AND TO PROVIDE EXCEPTIONS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Amended
Proposed Amended
Request for Debate
Point of Order

H. 4477 -- Reps. Lourie, Cotty, Bales, J. Brown, Harrison, Howard, J.H. Neal, Quinn, Rutherford, Scott, J.E. Smith, Allen, Allison, Altman, Askins, Barfield, Barrett, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Breeland, G. 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, 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, Lucas, Mack, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Meacham-Richardson, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Rhoad, Rice, Riser, Rivers, Robinson, Rodgers, Sandifer, Scarborough, Sharpe, Sheheen, Simrill, 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, Webb, Weeks, Whatley, Whipper, White, Wilder, Wilkins, Witherspoon, A. Young and J. Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION CONGRATULATING DR. STEPHEN W. HEFNER OF RICHLAND SCHOOL DISTRICT TWO FOR BEING NAMED THE SOUTH CAROLINA SUPERINTENDENT OF THE YEAR BY THE SOUTH CAROLINA ASSOCIATION OF SCHOOL ADMINISTRATORS AND EXTENDING SINCERE APPRECIATION FOR HIS OUTSTANDING LEADERSHIP AND MANY CONTRIBUTIONS TO EDUCATION IN SOUTH CAROLINA.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4478 -- Rep. Merrill: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION CONGRATULATING PAUL CONWAY OF THE CHARLESTON BATTERY SOCCER TEAM ON BEING NAMED THE 2001 A-LEAGUE MOST VALUABLE PLAYER.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4479 -- Reps. Weeks, G.M. Smith and J.H. Neal: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND MRS. WILHELMENIA DENNIS SCOTT OF SUMTER COUNTY FOR HER MANY YEARS OF DEDICATED SERVICE TO THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF COLORED PEOPLE AND TO CONGRATULATE HER FOR BEING NAMED ITS 2001 HUMANITARIAN OF THE YEAR.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4480 -- Reps. Weeks, G.M. Smith and J.H. Neal: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE MR. JOHNNY PRINGLE, JR. OF SUMTER COUNTY FOR HIS ENTHUSIASM IN BETTERING THE LIVES OF SUMTER COUNTY RESIDENTS AND HIS DEDICATION TO THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF COLORED PEOPLE, AND TO HONOR HIM FOR BEING NAMED ITS 2001 HUMANITARIAN OF THE YEAR.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4481 -- Reps. Keegan, Neilson and Riser: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-101-395 SO AS TO REQUIRE THAT CERTAIN ASSISTANCE AND REFUNDS BE GIVEN TO A PERSON WHO IS ACTIVATED FOR FULL-TIME MILITARY SERVICE DURING A TIME OF NATIONAL CRISIS AND THEREFORE IS REQUIRED TO CEASE ATTENDING A PUBLIC INSTITUTION OF HIGHER LEARNING WITHOUT COMPLETING AND RECEIVING A GRADE IN ONE OR MORE COURSES.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 4482 -- Rep. Chellis: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO INSTRUCT AND REQUEST THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE TO IMMEDIATELY PERMIT CORPORATE TAXPAYERS TO CONVERT PREVIOUS ESTIMATED STATE CORPORATE INCOME TAX PAYMENTS TO FUTURE STATE EMPLOYEE TAX WITHHOLDING OBLIGATIONS IN A MANNER COMPARABLE WITH SIMILAR CONVERSION PROCEDURES OF THE INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE WITH REGARD TO FEDERAL OBLIGATIONS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4483 -- Rep. White: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-40, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PERSONS WHO MAY NOT BE GRANTED A DRIVER'S LICENSE, SO AS TO INCLUDE IN THE EXCEPTION OF PERSONS FROM OTHER COUNTRIES WHO MAY BE GRANTED A LICENSE, A PERSON WHO IS PRESENT IN SOUTH CAROLINA ON A FIANCÉ VISA OR THE DEPENDENTS OF SUCH PERSON.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4484 -- Reps. Sheheen, Merrill, Lourie, G.M. Smith and Bowers: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO ESTABLISH THE COMMISSION TO REVIEW TAXATION AND PUBLIC FINANCE IN SOUTH CAROLINA, PROVIDE FOR ITS MEMBERSHIP, AUTHORITY, AND DUTIES, AND TO REQUIRE IT TO MAKE A REPORT AND RECOMMENDATIONS TO THE GOVERNOR AND GENERAL ASSEMBLY NO LATER THAN ONE YEAR AFTER BEGINNING FULL OPERATION, AFTER WHICH THE COMMISSION IS DISSOLVED.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 4485 -- Reps. Huggins, Bingham, Edge, Frye, Koon, Riser and Sandifer: A BILL TO AMEND SECTIONS 25-1-420, 25-1-430, 23-49-20, 23-49-30, 23-49-60, 38-75-470, AS AMENDED, 44-61-30, AS AMENDED, 48-40-60, AND 49-23-60, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS DIVISION, SO AS TO CHANGE THE NAME OF THE DIVISION TO THE "SOUTH CAROLINA EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT DIVISION".
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Ratified

H. 4486 -- Rep. Merrill: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND HANAHAN MIDDLE SCHOOL'S EIGHTH GRADE CLASS FOR ITS GENEROSITY OF SPIRIT, COMPASSION, AND CONCERN THROUGH ITS "SANTAS FROM THE SOUTH" OUTREACH TO THE FAMILIES OF FIREFIGHTERS FROM LADDER COMPANY 118 IN NEW YORK CITY WHO PERISHED IN THE SEPTEMBER 11 ASSAULT ON THE WORLD TRADE CENTER.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4487 -- Reps. Breeland, Allen, Allison, Altman, Askins, Bales, Barfield, Barrett, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, 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, Wilkins, Witherspoon, A. Young and J. Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE PROFOUND SORROW OF THE MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES UPON THE DEATH OF THE HONORABLE ARTHUR W. CHRISTOPHER, SR., FORMER CHARLESTON CITY COUNCILMAN AND MAYOR PRO TEMPORE, AND TO EXTEND DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO HIS FAMILY AND MANY FRIENDS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4488 -- Reps. Knotts, Bingham, Frye, Huggins, Koon, Riser and Stuart: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE GRATITUDE AND APPRECIATION OF THE MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO MR. WILSON O. SHEALY OF SWANSEA, SOUTH CAROLINA, FOR HIS MANY YEARS OF DEDICATED PUBLIC SERVICE AS A COMMISSIONER ON THE LEXINGTON COUNTY REGISTRATION AND ELECTIONS COMMISSION AND TO WISH HIM MANY YEARS OF HEALTH AND HAPPINESS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4489 -- Reps. Delleney, McGee and F.N. Smith: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO FIX 12:00 NOON ON WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 2002, AS THE TIME TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUSTICE OF THE SUPREME COURT, SEAT 4, WHOSE TERM EXPIRES JULY 31, 2002; TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE COURT OF APPEALS, SEAT 7, WHOSE TERM EXPIRES JUNE 30, 2002; TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE CIRCUIT COURT, AT-LARGE SEAT 7, WHOSE TERM EXPIRES JUNE 30, 2003; TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE CIRCUIT COURT, AT-LARGE SEAT 11, WHOSE TERM EXPIRES JUNE 30, 2002; TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE CIRCUIT COURT, AT-LARGE SEAT 12, WHOSE TERM EXPIRES JUNE 30, 2002; TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE CIRCUIT COURT, AT-LARGE SEAT 13, WHOSE TERM EXPIRES JUNE 30, 2002; TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE FAMILY COURT FOR THE THIRD JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, SEAT 1, WHOSE TERM EXPIRES JUNE 30, 2004; TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE FAMILY COURT FOR THE FOURTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, SEAT 3, WHOSE TERM EXPIRES JUNE 30, 2002; TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE FAMILY COURT FOR THE SIXTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, SEAT 2, WHOSE TERM EXPIRES JUNE 30, 2002; TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE FAMILY COURT FOR THE NINTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, SEAT 5, WHOSE TERM EXPIRES JUNE 30, 2002; TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE FAMILY COURT FOR THE THIRTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, SEAT 3, WHOSE TERM EXPIRES JUNE 30, 2004; TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE FAMILY COURT FOR THE THIRTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, SEAT 5, WHOSE TERM EXPIRES JUNE 30, 2002; TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE FAMILY COURT FOR THE FIFTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, SEAT 3, WHOSE TERM EXPIRES JUNE 30, 2002; TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGE DIVISION, SEAT 2, WHOSE TERM EXPIRES JUNE 30, 2002.
Introduced and Adopted
Other proceedings
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4490 -- 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 EXTEND THE SINCERE CONGRATULATIONS OF THE MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA TO THE 2001 CLEMSON UNIVERSITY "TIGERS" FOOTBALL TEAM AND HEAD COACH TOMMY BOWDEN ON THEIR OUTSTANDING WINNING SEASON AND TO APPLAUD THE CLEMSON "TIGERS" ON THEIR TREMENDOUS VICTORY IN THE 2001 HUMANITARIAN BOWL.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4491 -- Reps. G.M. Smith, J. Young and Weeks: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION EXPRESSING SORROW REGARDING THE DEATH OF EDWIN C. CUTTINO OF SUMTER COUNTY, AND EXTENDING SYMPATHY TO HIS FAMILY AND MANY FRIENDS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4492 -- Rep. Sandifer: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE PLAYERS, COACHES, AND STAFF OF THE SENECA HIGH SCHOOL "LADY BOBCATS" SOFTBALL TEAM ON WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 30, 2002, AT A TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, TO COMMEND AND CONGRATULATE THEM ON WINNING THE 2001 CLASS AAA SOFTBALL STATE CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4493 -- Reps. Cooper and Knotts: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 1-11-720, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO GOVERNMENTAL ENTITIES WHOSE EMPLOYEES AND RETIREES ARE ELIGIBLE TO PARTICIPATE IN THE STATE HEALTH AND DENTAL INSURANCE PLAN, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A RESIDENTIAL GROUP CARE FACILITY PROVIDING ON-SITE TEACHING FOR RESIDENTS IS ELIGIBLE IF EITHER ITS EMPLOYEES ARE CURRENTLY MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA RETIREMENT SYSTEM OR IF IT PROVIDES AT NO COST EDUCATIONAL FACILITIES ON ITS GROUNDS TO THE SCHOOL DISTRICT IN WHICH IT IS LOCATED RATHER THAN BOTH OF THESE REQUIREMENTS.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 4494 -- Rep. Lucas: A BILL TO AMEND SECTIONS 56-3-1750 AND 56-3-1760, BOTH AS AMENDED, AND SECTION 56-3-1770, RELATING TO UNITED STATES MILITARY RESERVE SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT MORE THAN ONE LICENSE PLATE MAY BE ISSUED TO AN ACTIVE OR RETIRED MEMBER OF THE UNITED STATES MILITARY RESERVE, THAT SUFFICIENT FEES COLLECTED FROM THE ISSUANCE OF THESE LICENSE PLATES MUST BE PLACED IN A RESTRICTED ACCOUNT AND USED TO DEFRAY THE EXPENSE OF PRODUCING THE LICENSE PLATES, THAT LICENSE PLATES ISSUED TO RETIRED MEMBERS OF THE UNITED STATE MILITARY RESERVE SHALL HAVE IMPRINTED ON THEM OR A DECAL AFFIXED TO THEM THE WORD "RETIRED" OR AN ABBREVIATION SELECTED BY THE DEPARTMENT, AND TO PROVIDE THAT IF A HOLDER OF THIS SPECIAL LICENSE PLATE CEASES TO BE A RETIRED MEMBER OF THE UNITED STATES MILITARY RESERVE, HE MUST RETURN THE SPECIAL LICENSE PLATE TO THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended

H. 4495 -- Reps. Huggins, Riser and Knotts: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 1-11-730, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO ELIGIBILITY FOR PARTICIPATION IN THE STATE HEALTH AND DENTAL INSURANCE PLAN, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT PERSONS WHO ARE OTHERWISE ELIGIBLE FOR RETIREE INSURANCE WITH STATE-PAID PREMIUMS EXCEPT FOR MEETING THE CONSECUTIVE LAST FIVE YEARS OF SERVICE REQUIREMENT MAY BE ELIGIBLE IF ANY TEN YEARS OF SERVICE ARE CONSECUTIVE AND IN A FULL-TIME PERMANENT POSITION WITH A STATE-COVERED ENTITY AND TO DELETE OBSOLETE PROVISIONS.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 4496 -- Rep. Campsen: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 27-6-20, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE UNIFORM STATUTORY RULE AGAINST PERPETUITIES, SO AS TO ADD LANGUAGE TO THE UNIFORM ACT WHICH LIMITS THE EFFECT OF CERTAIN NONTRADITIONAL CLAUSES IN TRUSTS OR OTHER GOVERNING INSTRUMENTS TO TWENTY-ONE YEARS AFTER THE DEATH OF THE SURVIVOR OF THE SPECIFIED LIVES, THUS MAKING THE CLAUSE A TRADITIONAL PERPETUITY SAVING CLAUSE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4497 -- Reps. Bingham, Knotts and Riser: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO PROVIDE THAT SCHOOL DAYS MISSED ON JANUARY 3 AND 4, 2002, BY THE STUDENTS OF ANY SCHOOL IN THE LEXINGTON COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT TWO WHEN THE SCHOOL WAS CLOSED DUE TO SNOW, ICE, OR INCLEMENT WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXEMPTED FROM THE MAKE-UP REQUIREMENT OF THE DEFINED MINIMUM PLAN THAT FULL SCHOOL DAYS MISSED DUE TO EXTREME WEATHER OR OTHER CIRCUMSTANCES BE MADE UP.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Ratified

H. 4498 -- Rep. Quinn: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO PROVIDE THAT BEGINNING FEBRUARY 1, 2002, NURSING HOMES MUST PAY AN ANNUAL FRANCHISE FEE BASED UPON THE TOTAL PATIENT DAYS SERVED BY THE NURSING HOME MULTIPLIED BY A THREE DOLLAR PER PATIENT DAY FEE FOR 2002 AND A FOUR DOLLAR PER PATIENT DAY FEE FOR STATE FISCAL YEAR 2003, AND TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THE CALCULATION AND COLLECTION OF THIS FEE.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Other proceedings
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 4499 -- Rep. Campsen: A BILL TO AMEND TITLE 15, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO CIVIL REMEDIES AND PROCEDURES BY ADDING CHAPTER 80 SO AS TO ENACT THE "UNIFORM MEDIATION ACT" TO PROVIDE THAT MEDIATION COMMUNICATIONS ARE PRIVILEGED, NOT SUBJECT TO DISCOVERY, AND NOT ADMISSIBLE IN EVIDENCE IN A PROCEEDING, TO ESTABLISH WHAT PRIVILEGES APPLY, TO AUTHORIZE CIRCUMSTANCES UNDER WHICH A PRIVILEGE CAN BE WAIVED, TO ESTABLISH THOSE MEDIATION COMMUNICATIONS NOT SUBJECT TO A PRIVILEGE, AND TO SET FORTH DISCLOSURE REQUIREMENTS FOR A MEDIATOR.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4500 -- Reps. Campsen, Gilham, Scarborough, Bowers, Lloyd, Miller, Rodgers and Hayes: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 6-4-5, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS FOR PURPOSES OF THE USES OF THE STATE TWO PERCENT SALES TAX ON ACCOMMODATIONS, SO AS TO ADD A DEFINITION FOR "DAY VISITOR" AND TO AMEND SECTION 6-4-10, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE DISTRIBUTION AND USE OF STATE ACCOMMODATIONS TAX REVENUES, SO AS TO AUTHORIZE SPECIFICALLY THE USE OF ACCOMMODATIONS TAXES TO ATTRACT AND PROVIDE FOR DAY VISITORS.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added

H. 4501 -- Rep. Scott: A JOINT RESOLUTION PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO SECTION 8, ARTICLE XVII OF THE CONSTITUTION OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1895, RELATING TO THE PROHIBITION ON PUBLIC OFFICERS GAMBLING OR BETTING ON GAMES OF CHANCE, SO AS TO PROVIDE AN EXCEPTION THAT ALLOWS PARTICIPATION IN LOTTERIES CONDUCTED BY THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Amended
Proposed Amended
Proposed Amended
Objection
Request for Debate
Rejected

H. 4502 -- Reps. Walker and Davenport: A BILL TO AMEND ACT 939 OF 1954, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE CREATION OF THE INMAN-CAMPOBELLO WATER DISTRICT IN SPARTANBURG COUNTY, SO AS TO REQUIRE THAT ALL COMMISSIONERS OF THE DISTRICT MUST RESIDE IN THE DISTRICT OR IN ITS SERVICE AREA.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Ratified

H. 4503 -- Reps. Allison and Walker: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 43-25-10, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE CREATION OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA COMMISSION FOR THE BLIND, SO AS TO DESIGNATE CERTAIN MANDATORY QUALIFICATIONS FOR ITS MEMBERS, TO REQUIRE THAT THE COMMISSION MEET AT LEAST QUARTERLY, AND TO MAKE OTHER TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4504 -- Reps. J. Brown, Allen, Breeland, R. Brown, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Gourdine, Govan, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hosey, Howard, Kennedy, Lee, Lloyd, Mack, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, Parks, Rutherford, Scott, F.N. Smith, Weeks and Whipper: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION CONGRATULATING THE HONORABLE RALPH ANDERSON, SENATOR, DISTRICT NUMBER 7, GREENVILLE COUNTY, ON BEING CHOSEN AS ONE OF THE TOP TWENTY-FIVE LEADERS OF GREENVILLE BY THE GREENVILLE NEWS, AND SALUTING SENATOR ANDERSON FOR HIS OUTSTANDING, DEDICATED PUBLIC SERVICE.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4505 -- Reps. Allison, Davenport, Lee, Littlejohn, Sinclair, W.D. Smith, Talley, Vaughn, Walker and Wilder: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION COMMENDING AND THANKING F. HUGH ATKINS OF SPARTANBURG COUNTY FOR HIS DEDICATED AND DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AS SOUTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION COMMISSIONER FOR THE FOURTH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4506 -- Reps. Townsend, 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, 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 THE MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA UPON THE DEATH OF FORMER LEGISLATOR, LEWIS PHILLIPS OF GREER, ON WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 19, 2001, AND EXTEND DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO HIS FAMILY AND MANY FRIENDS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4507 -- Reps. Quinn, Barfield, Barrett, Chellis, Cobb-Hunter, Delleney, Freeman, Hinson, Leach, Lucas, J.H. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Sandifer, Taylor, Vaughn, Wilder, A. Young, Bingham, Snow, Knotts, J.R. Smith, Martin, Thompson, Simrill, Riser, Coates, McGee, Littlejohn, Webb, Rodgers, Owens, Altman, Robinson, Campsen, G.M. Smith, Witherspoon, Fleming, Frye, Stille, Trotter, Huggins, Carnell, Hosey, Rice, Walker, Allison, Sinclair, Cato, White, Townsend, Law, Dantzler, Davenport, Talley, Edge, Loftis, Meacham-Richardson, Battle, Miller, Harvin, Rhoad, Bales, Lloyd, Bowers, Jennings, Coleman, Keegan, Kennedy, Askins, Scott and McLeod: A JOINT RESOLUTION SUSPENDING THE TWO DOLLAR AND FIVE CENTS REDUCTION IN THE CALCULATION OF MEDICAID PRESCRIPTION PAYMENT REIMBURSEMENTS PROVIDED BY THE SOUTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES IN MEDICAID BULLETIN PHARM 01-06.
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 added
Co-Sponsor added
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Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings

H. 4508 -- Reps. Loftis, Simrill, Cooper, Knotts, Meacham-Richardson, Kirsh, Allison, Barrett, Bingham, Cato, Davenport, Frye, Gilham, Haskins, Kelley, Koon, Leach, Littlejohn, Martin, Quinn, Rice, Rodgers, Sandifer, Scarborough, Sinclair, J.R. Smith, Stille, Taylor, Tripp, Trotter, Vaughn, Walker, Webb, Whatley, Witherspoon, Huggins and Harrison: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 56-5-2942 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE CLERK OF THE COURT IN WHICH A PERSON IS CONVICTED OF A THIRD OR SUBSEQUENT OFFENSE OF DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF ALCOHOL, ANOTHER DRUG, OR A COMBINATION OF DRUGS OR SUBSTANCES MUST PUBLISH AT THE EXPENSE OF THE CONVICTED PERSON A NOTICE OF THE PERSON'S CONVICTION AND HIS PICTURE IN THE MANNER LEGAL NOTICES ARE PUBLISHED IN THE COUNTY IN WHICH THE PERSON RESIDES OR, FOR NONRESIDENTS, IN THE COUNTY IN WHICH THE PERSON WAS CONVICTED.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added

H. 4509 -- Reps. Kelley, Walker, Loftis, Chellis, Davenport, Sinclair, Snow and Bingham: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROPRIATE ALL REVENUES CREDITED TO THE EDUCATION LOTTERY ACCOUNT FROM JANUARY 1, 2002, THROUGH JUNE 30, 2002, TO THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO PURCHASE NEW SCHOOL BUSES AND TO APPROPRIATE FOR THIS SAME PURPOSE SEVENTY-FIVE PERCENT OF ALL REVENUES CREDITED TO THE EDUCATION LOTTERY ACCOUNT FROM JULY 1, 2002, THROUGH DECEMBER 31, 2002, WHICH ARE DERIVED FROM UNCLAIMED LOTTERY PRIZE MONEY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4510 -- Reps. Stille, Simrill, Sharpe, Moody-Lawrence, Phillips, Allison, Barfield, Barrett, Bowers, Davenport, Easterday, Emory, Freeman, Gourdine, Hayes, Hinson, Hosey, Keegan, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Martin, McCraw, Merrill, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Parks, Riser, Sandifer, Sinclair, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, Taylor, Thompson, Trotter, Walker, White, Witherspoon and Knotts, Clyburn and Rice: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 43-33-20, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO RIGHTS OF THE BLIND AND DISABLED PERSONS TO USE PUBLIC FACILITIES AND ACCOMMODATIONS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT ANY TRAINER OF A GUIDE DOG, WHILE TRAINING A GUIDE DOG, HAS THE SAME RIGHTS AND PRIVILEGES WITH RESPECT TO ACCESS TO PUBLIC FACILITIES AND ACCOMMODATIONS AS BLIND AND DISABLED PERSONS.
Introduced
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Point of Order
Ratified

H. 4511 -- Reps. Rice, Robinson, Trotter and Webb: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO PROVIDE THAT SCHOOL DAYS MISSED ON JANUARY 3 AND 4, 2002, BY THE STUDENTS OF A SCHOOL IN THE PICKENS COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT WHEN THE SCHOOL WAS CLOSED DUE TO SNOW, ICE, OR INCLEMENT WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXEMPTED FROM THE MAKE-UP REQUIREMENT OF THE DEFINED MINIMUM PLAN THAT FULL SCHOOL DAYS MISSED DUE TO EXTREME WEATHER OR OTHER CIRCUMSTANCES BE MADE UP.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Other proceedings
Ratified

H. 4512 -- Rep. Kirsh: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 44-7-65 SO AS TO AUTHORIZE A PATIENT ASSISTANT TO PROVIDE FEEDING AND HYDRATION SERVICES TO PATIENTS IN NURSING HOMES UNDER THE ONSITE SUPERVISION OF A LICENSED HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONAL IF THE ASSISTANT HAS SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETED A TRAINING PROGRAM AND COMPETENCY EVALUATION CONDUCTED BY THE NURSING HOME.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4513 -- Reps. Kelley, Jennings, Askins, Barfield, Battle, Coates, Edge, Freeman, Hayes, J. Hines, M. Hines, Keegan, Kennedy, Lucas, McGee, Miller, Neilson, Snow, Witherspoon and Harvin: 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 ESTABLISH THE DESIGNATION OF "DISTRESSED COUNTY", PROVIDE THE CRITERIA FOR THE DESIGNATION AND ALLOW A TAX CREDIT EQUAL TO EIGHT THOUSAND DOLLARS FOR EACH NEW FULL-TIME JOB CREATED IN A DISTRESSED COUNTY, TO LIMIT THE "DISTRESSED" DESIGNATION TO NO MORE THAN SIX COUNTIES, AND TO PROVIDE FOR GROUPS OF AT LEAST SIX, BUT NOT MORE THAN TEN, CONTIGUOUS COUNTIES TO JOIN IN A REGIONAL ALLIANCE AREA TO PROMOTE REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND TO ALLOW A COUNTY IN THE ALLIANCE TO BE DESIGNATED AS A "LEAST DEVELOPED COUNTY" IF CERTAIN AVERAGE UNEMPLOYMENT CRITERIA ARE MET IN THE COUNTIES COMPRISING THE ALLIANCE AREA COUNTIES; AND TO AMEND SECTION 12-10-85, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE STATE RURAL INFRASTRUCTURE FUND, SO AS TO CONFORM THE USE OF FUND REVENUES TO THE "DISTRESSED COUNTY" DESIGNATION AND TO INCREASE FROM FIVE TO TEN MILLION DOLLARS THE THRESHOLD ABOVE WHICH TWENTY-FIVE PERCENT OF FUND REVENUES MUST BE AVAILABLE FOR GRANTS IN COUNTIES ABOVE THE BOTTOM TWO DESIGNATIONS.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 4514 -- Reps. McGee, Knotts, Bingham, Coates, Koon, Lourie and Whatley: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 23-6-430, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO CERTIFICATION OF LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IN ADDITION TO EXCEPTIONS TO THE ONE-YEAR RULE PROVIDED IN THIS SECTION, THE PERIOD OF TIME WITHIN WHICH A CANDIDATE MUST OBTAIN THE CERTIFICATION REQUIRED TO BECOME A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER IS AUTOMATICALLY EXTENDED FOR AN ADDITIONAL PERIOD EQUAL TO THE TIME THE CANDIDATE PERFORMED ACTIVE DUTY OR ACTIVE DUTY FOR TRAINING AS A MEMBER OF THE NATIONAL GUARD, THE STATE GUARD, OR A RESERVE COMPONENT OF THE ARMED FORCES OF THE UNITED STATES, PLUS NINETY DAYS; AND TO AMEND SECTION 23-6-445, RELATING TO CERTIFICATES AS A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER BEING ISSUED TO CERTAIN RETIRED LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A RETIRED SOUTH CAROLINA OR FEDERAL LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER WHO MEETS CERTAIN QUALIFICATIONS MUST BE ISSUED A CERTIFICATE AUTHORIZING HIM TO SERVE AS A CERTIFIED LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Other proceedings
Reconsidered
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 4515 -- Reps. Knotts, Whatley, Quinn, Loftis, M. Hines, Rutherford, G. Brown, Meacham-Richardson, A. Young, Wilkins, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Dantzler, Emory, Fleming, Frye, Jennings, Koon, Law, Leach, Limehouse, Lloyd, McGee, Miller, J.M. Neal, Rivers, Sharpe, G.M. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, Taylor, Trotter, Webb and J. Young: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 23-6-447 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A RETIRED LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER MAY RETURN TO ACTIVE DUTY WITHOUT COMPLETING LAW ENFORCEMENT TRAINING AT THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE TRAINING ACADEMY UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4516 -- Reps. Sharpe, Witherspoon and Ott: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO AMEND JOINT RESOLUTION 120 OF 2001, RELATING TO ESTABLISHMENT OF A THREE-YEAR PILOT PROGRAM OF ALLIGATOR FARMING FOR THE PURPOSE OF DETERMINING THE FEASIBILITY OF ALLIGATOR FARMING FOR POULTRY MORTALITY DISPOSAL, SO AS TO EXTEND THE THREE-YEAR PILOT PROJECT TO SIX YEARS AND PROVIDE THAT UNTIL JULY 1, 2007, ANY PERSON EIGHTEEN YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER MAY ESTABLISH AN ALLIGATOR FARM FOR THE PURPOSE OF POULTRY MORTALITY DISPOSAL.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Ratified

H. 4517 -- Reps. Sharpe, Wilkins and Sandifer: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-28-2730, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DISTRIBUTION OF GASOLINE TAX TO THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES, SO AS TO REVISE THE SECTION AND PROVIDE FOR THE CREATION OF A SPECIAL WATER RECREATIONAL RESOURCES FUND TO BE ADMINISTERED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES, TO PROVIDE FOR THE APPORTIONMENT AND EXPENDITURE OF THE FUND AMONG THE COUNTIES BY THE DEPARTMENT, TO PROVIDE THAT COUNTY LEGISLATIVE DELEGATIONS MAY MAKE RECOMMENDATIONS TO THE DEPARTMENT RELATING TO ACQUISITION, CREATION, OR IMPROVEMENT OF WATER RECREATIONAL RESOURCES, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE CERTAIN USES OF THE FUND BY THE DEPARTMENT.
Introduced
Co-Sponsor added
Committed
Debate Adjourned
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H. 4518 -- Rep. Sharpe: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 4-9-30, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE POWERS OF THE GOVERNING BODY OF A COUNTY, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT AS AN ALTERNATIVE TO THE GRADUATED BUSINESS LICENSE TAX, A COUNTY MAY IMPOSE A FLAT BUSINESS LICENSE TAX IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED FIFTEEN DOLLARS THROUGHOUT THE COUNTY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4519 -- Reps. Easterday and Campsen: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-3-8000, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF NONPROFIT ORGANIZATION SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES BY THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES THE DEPARTMENT MAY ISSUE A SPECIAL LICENSE PLATE WHICH HAS IMPRINTED ON IT THE EMBLEM, SEAL, OR ANOTHER SYMBOL OF AN ORGANIZATION WHICH HAS OBTAINED CERTIFICATION PURSUANT TO SECTION 501(C)(8) OF THE FEDERAL INTERNAL REVENUE CODE.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Other proceedings

H. 4520 -- Rep. Huggins: A HOUSE RESOLUTION EXTENDING CONGRATULATIONS TO MR. AND MRS. HAROLD J. "PETE" PRICE OF LEXINGTON COUNTY ON THE JOYOUS OCCASION OF THEIR FIFTIETH WEDDING ANNIVERSARY AND EXPRESSING BEST WISHES TO THE PRICES FOR MANY MORE YEARS OF HAPPINESS TOGETHER.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4521 -- Rep. Townsend: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION EXPRESSING SINCERE SORROW AT THE DEATH OF STERLING LEE SMITH OF LEXINGTON, NORTH CAROLINA, AND EXTENDING DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO HIS FAMILY AND MANY FRIENDS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4522 -- Reps. Ott, Sharpe and Witherspoon: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO MEMORIALIZE THE CONGRESS TO REQUIRE THE UNITED STATES FISH AND WILDLIFE SERVICE PROVIDE THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA AND THE ATLANTIC FLYWAY STATES WITH THE SAME WATERFOWL SEASON FRAMEWORK AFFORDED THE SIX STATES IN THE LOWER MISSISSIPPI FLYWAY, AND TO COMMEND THE SOUTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES FOR AGGRESSIVELY PURSUING THE REGULATORY OPTIONS NECESSARY TO PROVIDE HUNTERS IN SOUTH CAROLINA WITH THE SAME WATERFOWL HUNTING OPPORTUNITIES AFFORDED TO HUNTERS IN OTHER STATES.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4523 -- Reps. Law and McGee: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-4070, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE MAXIMUM LENGTH OF VEHICLE COMBINATIONS THAT MAY BE OPERATED ON THE NATIONAL SYSTEM OF INTERSTATE AND DEFENSE HIGHWAYS, SO AS TO REVISE THE MAXIMUM LENGTH OF TWO AND THREE UNIT COMBINATIONS ON CERTAIN HIGHWAYS, AND TO DELETE A PROVISION THAT RESTRICTS THE TYPES OF COMBINATION OF VEHICLES COUPLED TOGETHER THAT CONSIST OF MORE THAN TWO UNITS.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 4524 -- Reps. Clyburn, Hosey, Fleming and Harvin: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 51-3-60, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO FREE ADMISSION TO STATE PARKS AND REDUCED RATES FOR USE OF PARK CAMPSITES, SO AS TO EXTEND THESE PRIVILEGES TO PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHERS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4525 -- Rep. Harvin: A BILL TO AUTHORIZE THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 3 OF CLARENDON COUNTY TO ISSUE GENERAL OBLIGATIONS BONDS OF THE DISTRICT UP TO ITS CONSTITUTIONAL DEBT LIMIT TO FUND AN OPERATING DEFICIT AND CURRENT OPERATING EXPENDITURES; TO PRESCRIBE THE CONDITIONS UNDER WHICH THE BONDS MAY BE ISSUED AND THE PURPOSES FOR WHICH THE PROCEEDS MAY BE EXPENDED; AND TO MAKE PROVISION FOR THE PAYMENT OF THE BONDS.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Other proceedings
Ratified

H. 4526 -- Rep. Harvin: A BILL TO AMEND ACT 593 OF 1986 RELATING TO THE ELECTION AND APPOINTMENT OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF SCHOOL DISTRICT 1 IN CLARENDON COUNTY, SO AS TO INCREASE THE APPOINTED MEMBERS OF THE BOARD FROM TWO TO FOUR AND TO ESTABLISH TWO-YEAR TERMS FOR ALL MEMBERS APPOINTED AFTER 2001.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Other proceedings
Ratified

H. 4527 -- Rep. Rutherford: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTIONS 37-2-417 AND 37-3-417 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT AN AMBIGUITY IN A CREDIT AGREEMENT OR BILLING STATEMENT IN CONNECTION WITH A SELLER CREDIT CARD OR LENDER CREDIT CARD, RESPECTIVELY, BE RESOLVED IN FAVOR OF THE CONSUMER HOLDER OF THE CARD.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4528 -- Reps. Lee, Allison, Davenport, Littlejohn, Sinclair, W.D. Smith, Talley and Walker: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION NAME THE WILLIAMS STREET BRIDGE IN SPARTANBURG IN HONOR OF MAYOR JAMES E. TALLEY, AND INSTALL APPROPRIATE MARKERS OR SIGNS CONTAINING THE WORDS "JAMES E. TALLEY BRIDGE" TO RECOGNIZE HIS NUMEROUS AND OUTSTANDING ACCOMPLISHMENTS AS MAYOR OF SPARTANBURG.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4529 -- Rep. Allison: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION ACKNOWLEDGING THE NEED FOR INCREASED AWARENESS AND UNDERSTANDING OF MENTAL ILLNESS AND RECOGNIZING MAY AS MENTAL HEALTH MONTH.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4530 -- Rep. Sharpe: 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 93 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY SHALL ISSUE "NO MORE HOMELESS PETS" SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES, AND PROVIDE FOR THE DISTRIBUTION OF FEES COLLECTED FOR THESE SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES TO LOCAL PRIVATE NONPROFIT GROUPS OFFERING ANIMAL SPAYING AND NEUTERING SERVICES.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Ratified

H. 4531 -- Reps. Klauber and Taylor: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 56-7-11 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A TWO DOLLAR FEE MUST BE ASSESSED AGAINST A PERSON CHARGED WITH A TRAFFIC OFFENSE, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE COMPTROLLER GENERAL MUST PLACE THIS FEE INTO A SPECIAL ACCOUNT AND DISTRIBUTE IT TO SOUTH CAROLINA CRIME STOPPERS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4532 -- Reps. Quinn, Allison, Klauber, Barrett, Cato, Frye, Huggins, Keegan, Koon, Riser, Sandifer, Taylor, Trotter, Walker, Witherspoon and A. Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION SUPPORTING PRESIDENT BUSH'S ECONOMIC SECURITY PLAN.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4533 -- Reps. Quinn, Allison, Klauber, Battle, Cato, Frye, Huggins, Keegan, Koon, Riser, Sandifer, Taylor, Trotter, Walker, Witherspoon and A. Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION REQUESTING THE CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA WORK TO IMPLEMENT A NATIONAL MISSILE DEFENSE SYSTEM.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4534 -- Reps. Quinn, Allison, Klauber, Barrett, Cato, Frye, Huggins, Keegan, Koon, Riser, Sandifer, Taylor, Trotter, Walker, Witherspoon and A. Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION REQUESTING THE CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA WORK TO PERMANENTLY REPEAL THE DEATH TAX.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4535 -- Reps. Quinn, Allison, Klauber, Barrett, Cato, Frye, Huggins, Keegan, Koon, Riser, Sandifer, Taylor, Trotter, Walker, Witherspoon and A. Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION REQUESTING THE CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA WORK TO PERMANENTLY REPEAL THE DEATH TAX.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4536 -- Reps. Quinn, Allison, Klauber, Barrett, Cato, Frye, Huggins, Keegan, Koon, Riser, Sandifer, Taylor, Trotter, Walker, Witherspoon and A. Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION REQUESTING THE CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA WORK TO IMPLEMENT A NATIONAL MISSILE DEFENSE SYSTEM.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4537 -- Reps. Quinn, Allison, Klauber, Barrett, Cato, Frye, Huggins, Keegan, Koon, Riser, Sandifer, Sinclair, Taylor, Trotter, Walker and A. Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION HONORING AMERICA'S LEADERS FOR THEIR EFFORTS IN THE WAR AGAINST TERRORISM.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4538 -- Reps. Quinn, Allison, Klauber, Battle, Cato, Frye, Huggins, Keegan, Koon, Riser, Sandifer, Sinclair, Taylor, Trotter, Walker, Witherspoon and A. Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION SUPPORTING PRESIDENT BUSH'S ECONOMIC SECURITY PLAN.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4539 -- Reps. Quinn, Allison, Klauber, Barrett, Cato, Frye, Huggins, Keegan, Koon, Riser, Sandifer, Taylor, Trotter, Walker, Witherspoon and A. Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION HONORING AMERICA'S LEADERS FOR THEIR EFFORTS IN THE WAR AGAINST TERRORISM.
Introduced and Adopted
Debate Adjourned
Point of Order
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence
Message to Senate

H. 4540 -- Reps. Knotts, Vaughn, Cotty, Kirsh, Miller, Allen, Cato, Easterday, Freeman, Hamilton, Haskins, Leach, Loftis, Quinn, Rice, Robinson, Sinclair, J.R. Smith, Stille and A. Young: A BILL TO AMEND SECTIONS 12-28-2730, 50-9-910, AS AMENDED, AND 51-23-30, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE SPECIAL WATER RECREATIONAL RESOURCES FUND, THE COUNTY WILDLIFE FUND, AND THE PARKS AND RECREATION DEVELOPMENT FUND, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT MATTERS RELATING TO THE APPROVAL OF PROJECTS FUNDED UNDER THESE PROGRAMS ARE UNDER THE JURISDICTION OF RESPECTIVELY, A COUNTY WATER RECREATIONAL RESOURCES FUND COMMITTEE, A COUNTY WILDLIFE FUND COMMITTEE, AND A COUNTY PARKS AND RECREATION DEVELOPMENT FUND COMMITTEE, THE MEMBERS OF WHICH ARE APPOINTED BY THE LEGISLATIVE DELEGATION AND TO PROVIDE THAT A LEGISLATIVE DELEGATION MAY ELECT NOT TO APPOINT A COUNTY WILDLIFE FUND COMMITTEE OR A COUNTY PARKS AND RECREATION DEVELOPMENT FUND COMMITTEE AND INSTEAD DEVOLVE THE DUTIES OF THESE COMMITTEES ON THE COUNTY WATER RECREATIONAL RESOURCES FUND COMMITTEE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4541 -- Reps. Townsend, 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, Tripp, Trotter, Vaughn, Walker, Webb, Weeks, Whatley, Whipper, White, Wilder, Wilkins, Witherspoon, A. Young and J. Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE DEEP SORROW OF THE MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA UPON THE PASSING OF FORMER REPRESENTATIVE FRED THURMAN MOORE OF HONEA PATH, SOUTH CAROLINA, AND TO REMEMBER HIM FOR HIS MANY YEARS OF DEDICATED SERVICE TO THE PALMETTO STATE.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4542 -- Reps. Knotts, Bingham, 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, 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, Whatley, Whipper, White, Wilder, Wilkins, Witherspoon, A. Young and J. Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND MR. DAVID L. LUCAS, OWNER AND OPERATOR OF CHARWOOD COUNTRY CLUB, FOR HIS EFFORTS TO PROVIDE THE FINEST GOLFING IN THE MIDLANDS OF SOUTH CAROLINA AND TO CONGRATULATE HIM AND HIS STAFF ON CHARWOOD'S SELECTION AS SOUTH CAROLINA'S GOLF COURSE OF THE YEAR FOR 2002.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4543 -- Reps. Barrett, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Cato, Dantzler, Easterday, Frye, Hamilton, Harrison, Hinson, Kelley, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Loftis, Lourie, Merrill, Sandifer, Sharpe, D.C. Smith, G.M. Smith, J.E. Smith, Stuart, Tripp, Trotter, Walker, Webb, White, Wilkins and J. Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO PROCLAIM SEPTEMBER 11, 2002, AS "911 HEROES DAY", A DAY OF RECOGNITION HONORING PUBLIC SAFETY PERSONNEL FOR THE SACRIFICES THEY MAKE DAILY IN THE LINE OF DUTY.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence

H. 4544 -- Reps. Riser, Huggins, 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, 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, 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 EXPRESSING SINCERE SORROW AT THE DEATH OF DR. WILLIAM BRUCE CROWLEY OF LEXINGTON COUNTY, AND EXTENDING DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO HIS FAMILY AND MANY FRIENDS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4545 -- Rep. Meacham-Richardson: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 40-7-285 SO AS TO ALLOW COSMETOLOGISTS, ESTHETICIANS, AND MANICURISTS TO PRACTICE IN BARBERSHOPS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Debate Adjourned
Other proceedings

H. 4546 -- Rep. Miller: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 50-5-1505, AS AMENDED, 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 FIFTEENTH TO FEBRUARY FIRST; AND TO CHANGE THE TIME FOR TAKING SHAD IN A PORTION OF THE COMBAHEE RIVER FROM TUESDAY NOON TO THURSDAY NOON TO TUESDAY NOON TO FRIDAY NOON.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Other proceedings
Other proceedings
Point of Order
Ratified

H. 4547 -- Rep. White: A BILL TO AMEND TITLE 51, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PARKS, RECREATION AND TOURISM, BY ADDING CHAPTER 25 SO AS TO ENACT THE SOUTH CAROLINA RAILS TO TRAILS ACT PROVIDING FOR THE ACQUISITION OF ABANDONED RAILROAD RIGHTS-OF-WAY FOR RECREATIONAL PURPOSES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4548 -- Reps. W.D. Smith, Scarborough, McLeod, Knotts and Owens: A BILL TO AMEND SECTIONS 4-12-30, 4-29-67, AND 12-44-30, ALL AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE VARIOUS FEES IN LIEU OF PROPERTY TAXES AND THE APPLICABLE INVESTMENT THRESHOLDS FOR ELIGIBILITY FOR THESE FEES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THERE MAY BE INCLUDED TO MEET THE MINIMUM INVESTMENT THRESHOLD REQUIREMENT AMOUNTS EXPENDED FOR COSTS INCURRED FOR VOLUNTARY CLEANUP ACTIVITY OF A NONRESPONSIBLE PARTY PURSUANT TO ARTICLE 7, CHAPTER 56, TITLE 44, THE BROWNFIELDS VOLUNTARY CLEANUP PROGRAM AND TO PROVIDE THAT AT LEAST ONE MILLION DOLLARS OF CLEANUP COSTS INCURRED QUALIFY THE PROJECT FOR THE FEE; BY ADDING SECTION 12-6-3550 SO AS TO ALLOW A STATE CORPORATE INCOME TAX CREDIT FOR EXPENSES INCURRED BY A TAXPAYER IN CLEANING UP A SITE PURSUANT TO ARTICLE 7, CHAPTER 56, TITLE 44. THE BROWNFIELDS VOLUNTARY CLEANUP ACT, TO PROVIDE THE AMOUNT OF THE CREDIT, THOSE ELIGIBLE TO RECEIVE IT, AND THE PROCEDURES NECESSARY TO CLAIM THE CREDIT; BY AMENDING SECTION 12-6-3360, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE TARGETED JOBS TAX CREDIT, SO AS TO ALLOW AN ADDITIONAL CREDIT EQUAL TO ONE THOUSAND DOLLARS FOR AN OTHERWISE QUALIFYING NEWLY CREATED JOB IF THE JOB IS CREATED AT A FACILITY ON PROPERTY WHICH HAS BEEN THE SUBJECT OF A COMPLETED RESPONSE ACTION PURSUANT TO A NONRESPONSIBLE PARTY VOLUNTARY CLEANUP CONTRACT UNDER ARTICLE 7, CHAPTER 56, TITLE 44, THE BROWNFIELDS VOLUNTARY CLEANUP PROGRAM; AND BY AMENDING SECTION 12-37-220, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTIONS, SO AS TO ALLOW AN EXEMPTION FROM COUNTY TAXES FOR FIVE YEARS ON PROPERTY SUBJECT TO A NONRESPONSIBLE PARTY VOLUNTARY CLEANUP CONTRACT FOR WHICH A CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION HAS BEEN ISSUED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Committed
Recalled
Ratified

H. 4549 -- Reps. W.D. Smith, Scarborough, McLeod and Knotts: 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 ALLOW AN ADDITIONAL CREDIT EQUAL TO ONE THOUSAND DOLLARS FOR AN OTHERWISE QUALIFYING NEWLY CREATED JOB IF THE JOB IS CREATED AT A FACILITY ON PROPERTY WHICH HAS BEEN THE SUBJECT OF A COMPLETED RESPONSE ACTION PURSUANT TO A NONRESPONSIBLE PARTY VOLUNTARY CLEANUP CONTRACT UNDER ARTICLE 7, CHAPTER 56, TITLE 44 OF THE 1976 CODE, THE BROWNFIELDS VOLUNTARY CLEANUP PROGRAM.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Committed
Recalled

H. 4550 -- Reps. W.D. Smith, Scarborough, McLeod and Knotts: 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 ALLOW AN EXEMPTION FROM COUNTY TAXES FOR FIVE YEARS ON PROPERTY SUBJECT TO A NONRESPONSIBLE PARTY VOLUNTARY CLEAN-UP CONTRACT FOR WHICH A CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION HAS BEEN ISSUED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Committed
Recalled

H. 4551 -- Reps. W.D. Smith, Scarborough, McLeod and Knotts: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 12-6-3550 SO AS TO ALLOW A STATE CORPORATE INCOME TAX CREDIT FOR EXPENSES INCURRED BY A TAXPAYER IN CLEANING UP A SITE PURSUANT TO ARTICLE 7, CHAPTER 56, TITLE 44 OF THE 1976 CODE, THE BROWNFIELD VOLUNTARY CLEANUP ACT, TO PROVIDE THE AMOUNT OF THE CREDIT, THOSE ELIGIBLE TO RECEIVE IT, AND THE PROCEDURES NECESSARY TO CLAIM THE CREDIT.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Committed
Recalled

H. 4552 -- Reps. Wilkins and Harrison: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO ADOPT REVISED CODE VOLUME 13, 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, 2002.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Ratified

H. 4553 -- Reps. Wilkins and Harrison: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO ADOPT REVISED CODE VOLUME 15A, 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, 2002.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Ratified

H. 4554 -- Education and Public Works Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE COMMISSION ON HIGHER EDUCATION, RELATING TO SOUTH CAROLINA NATIONAL GUARD STUDENT LOAN REPAYMENT PROGRAM, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 2678, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Introduced
Recommitted
Other proceedings

H. 4555 -- Reps. Bingham, Knotts, Barfield, Battle, J. Brown, Cato, Dantzler, Haskins, Keegan, Lourie, Miller, Riser, Sharpe, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Stuart, Talley and Whatley: A BILL TO AMEND TITLE 40, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PROFESSIONS AND OCCUPATIONS, SO AS TO ADD CHAPTER 80 TO REQUIRE LICENSURE TO PROVIDE HOME MEDICAL EQUIPMENT AND SERVICES, TO ESTABLISH THE SOUTH CAROLINA BOARD OF PHARMACY AS THE LICENSING AUTHORITY, TO PROVIDE FOR THE BOARD'S POWERS AND DUTIES, TO ESTABLISH AN ADVISORY BOARD, AND TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THE LICENSURE AND REGULATION OF HOME MEDICAL EQUIPMENT AND SERVICES PROVIDERS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4556 -- Reps. Rice, Robinson, Trotter and Webb: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND AND CONGRATULATE ST. JUDE MEDICAL INC. IN PICKENS COUNTY ON THE OCCASION OF ITS RECEIVING THE 2001 INNOVISION AWARD FOR TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT FOR ITS REVOLUTIONARY RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT OF CAPACITORS FOR IMPLANTABLE HEART DEVICES.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4557 -- Reps. Hinson, Dantzler, Gourdine, Law and Merrill: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE THE ACCOMPLISHMENTS OF THE STRATFORD HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL TEAM AND COACH RAY STACKLEY THIS SEASON AND ALSO THOMAS "MOE" THOMPSON, WHO WAS NAMED MR. FOOTBALL OF SOUTH CAROLINA FOR 2001, AND TO PROCLAIM JANUARY 27, 2002, AS "MOE THOMPSON, MR. FOOTBALL OF SOUTH CAROLINA, COACH RAY STACKLEY, AND THE KNIGHTS OF STRATFORD HIGH SCHOOL DAY" IN BERKELEY COUNTY.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4558 -- Reps. Chellis, Barrett, Battle, Coleman, Delleney, Harrison, Klauber and Rivers: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND THE CITADEL "BULLDOGS" BASEBALL TEAM FOR ITS MAGNIFICENT SEASON AND TO CONGRATULATE THE "BULLDOGS" ON WINNING THE 2001 SOUTHERN CONFERENCE BASEBALL TOURNAMENT CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4559 -- Rep. Coates: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION SALUTING AND THANKING CHIEF WARRANT OFFICER W 4 (RETIRED) JOHN E. FLOYD OF FLORENCE COUNTY FOR HIS OUTSTANDING CAREER OF SERVICE TO HIS STATE AND NATION.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4560 -- Rep. Fleming: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND AND CONGRATULATE PHILIP ARNOLD OF UNION FOR HIS SELFLESS INVOLVEMENT IN HIS COMMUNITY, TO RECOGNIZE HIM FOR HIS DEDICATION TO THE MEMBERS OF CUB SCOUT PACK 42, AND TO WISH HIM MUCH SUCCESS IN HIS FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4561 -- Rep. J.R. Smith: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION CONGRATULATING AND SALUTING THE BULLDOGS FOOTBALL TEAM OF SILVER BLUFF HIGH SCHOOL OF AIKEN COUNTY ON WINNING ITS SECOND CONSECUTIVE CLASS AA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP ON DECEMBER 1, 2001.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4562 -- Rep. Miller: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 50-5-1335, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE USE OF CRAB POTS, SO AS TO DELETE LANGUAGE PERMITTING THE USE OF CRAB POTS FOR COMMERCIAL PURPOSES BETWEEN MAY FIRST AND OCTOBER FIRST WITHIN PAWLEY'S ISLAND CREEK AND MIDWAY CREEK ON PAWLEY'S ISLAND AND TO FURTHER PROVIDE THAT IT IS UNLAWFUL TO SET OR USE CRAB POTS IN THE ATLANTIC OCEAN WITHIN ONE HUNDRED FIFTY FEET OF THE MEAN LOW TIDE WATERMARK ON PAWLEY'S ISLAND.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Ratified

H. 4563 -- Reps. Freeman, Lucas, Neilson and Jennings: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO PROVIDE THAT SCHOOL DAYS MISSED ON JANUARY 3 AND 4, 2002, BY THE STUDENTS OF A SCHOOL IN THE CHESTERFIELD COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT WHEN THE SCHOOL WAS CLOSED DUE TO SNOW, ICE, OR INCLEMENT WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXEMPTED FROM THE MAKE-UP REQUIREMENT OF THE DEFINED MINIMUM PLAN THAT FULL SCHOOL DAYS MISSED DUE TO EXTREME WEATHER OR OTHER CIRCUMSTANCES BE MADE UP.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Ratified

H. 4564 -- Reps. White, Trotter, Robinson and Townsend: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 6-1-330, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE AUTHORITY OF LOCAL GOVERNING BODIES TO IMPOSE A SERVICE OR USER FEE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT AFTER 2000, NO SERVICE OR USER FEE MAY BE IMPOSED BY A LOCAL GOVERNING BODY ON MOTOR VEHICLES.
Introduced
Report of Committee
Amended
Recorded vote
Committed
Recommitted
Request for Debate
Other proceedings
Point of Order
Point of Order

H. 4565 -- Rep. 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 2001 CLASS AA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4566 -- Reps. Stille and Townsend: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO GRANT THE MEMBERS AND COACHES OF THE CRESCENT HIGH SCHOOL "LADY TIGERS" SOFTBALL TEAM THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR ON THURSDAY, JANUARY 31, 2002, AT A TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER FOR THE PURPOSE OF PRESENTATION OF A RESOLUTION.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4567 -- Reps. Taylor, Carnell and Wilder: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 7-7-360, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO VOTING PRECINCTS IN LAURENS COUNTY, SO AS TO CHANGE THE NAMES OF CERTAIN PRECINCTS AND REDESIGNATE THE MAP REFERENCE OF THE MAP ON WHICH THE LINES OF THESE PRECINCTS ARE DELINEATED.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Other proceedings
Ratified

H. 4568 -- Reps. Witherspoon, Loftis, Barfield and Ott: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 48-1-95 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A BOAT RAMP APPLICATION NOT ACTED UPON WITHIN NINETY DAYS OF BEING FILED IS DEEMED APPROVED.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4569 -- Reps. Altman and Whatley: A BILL TO PROVIDE THAT THE PALMETTO ACHIEVEMENT CHALLENGE TEST (PACT) SHALL BE ADMINISTERED ANNUALLY IN THE SCHOOL DISTRICT OF CHARLESTON COUNTY, 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, TO PROVIDE FOR ALTERNATIVE DATES UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS, AND TO PROVIDE THAT BEGINNING WITH SCHOOL YEAR 2002-2003, THE ANNUAL SCHOOL TERM FOR THE SCHOOLS IN THE CHARLESTON COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT SHALL BEGIN ON THE DAY AFTER LABOR DAY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4570 -- Rep. Knotts: A BILL TO AMEND SECTIONS 12-51-40 AND 12-51-50, BOTH AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE ENFORCED COLLECTION OF PROPERTY TAXES AND TAX SALES, SO AS TO REQUIRE THE TAX SALE ADVERTISEMENT TO REFER TO THE TERMS OF THE SALE AND THE APPLICABLE PENALTIES FOR A DEFAULTING BIDDER AND TO AUTHORIZE PAYMENT OF DELINQUENT TAXES AT ANY TIME BEFORE BIDDING IS CLOSED ON A PARCEL AND REQUIRE THE PERSON CONDUCTING THE SALE TO GIVE NOTICE OF THIS OPPORTUNITY BEFORE THE SALE BEGINS AND REQUIRE THE SOLICITATION OF PAYMENT FROM THE DELINQUENT TAXPAYER OR HIS REPRESENTATIVE BEFORE THE SALE ENDS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4571 -- Reps. Moody-Lawrence, Sharpe, R. Brown, Kirsh, Meacham-Richardson, Harvin, Weeks, G. Brown, Freeman, Frye, Gilham, Harrell, McCraw, Neilson, Perry, Riser, Rutherford and Wilder: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 40-13-255 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE STATE BOARD OF COSMETOLOGY SHALL ISSUE A LIMITED LICENSE TO AN INDIVIDUAL WHOSE LICENSE HAS LAPSED WITHOUT REEXAMINATION IF THE PERSON IS OVER SIXTY YEARS OF AGE, AND HAS PRACTICED FOR MORE THAN THIRTY YEARS AND TO FURTHER PROVIDE THAT THE SCOPE OF PRACTICE IS LIMITED TO THAT WHICH THE PERSON COULD PRACTICE UNDER THE FORMER LICENSE.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Debate Adjourned
Point of Order

H. 4572 -- Reps. Koon, Harvin and Vaughn: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 39-22-150, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE OPERATION OF THE STATE WAREHOUSE SYSTEM AND THE GUARANTY FUND ORIGINATING FROM FEES CHARGED BY THE SYSTEM, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE MAY RETAIN AND EXPEND THE SUM OF ONE HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS ANNUALLY FROM THE FUND FOR ADMINISTRATION OF THE FUND; AND TO AMEND SECTION 46-41-230, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE PURPOSE AND ADMINISTRATION OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA GRAIN PRODUCERS FUND, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE MAY RETAIN AND EXPEND THE SUM OF TWO HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS ANNUALLY FROM THE FUND FOR ADMINISTRATION OF THE FUND.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4573 -- Reps. Koon, Harvin and Vaughn: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE MAY EXPEND TWO HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS FROM THE SOUTH CAROLINA GRAIN PRODUCERS GUARANTY FUND AND ONE HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS FROM THE WAREHOUSE RECEIPTS GUARANTY FUND AS IS NECESSARY FOR THE DEPARTMENT TO ADMINISTER THE FUNDS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4574 -- Rep. J.R. Smith: A HOUSE RESOLUTION EXTENDING THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE PLAYERS, COACHES, AND STAFF OF THE SILVER BLUFF HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL TEAM ON A DATE AND AT A TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER FOR THE PURPOSE OF RECOGNIZING AND CONGRATULATING THEM ON WINNING THE 2001 CLASS AA FOOTBALL STATE CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4575 -- Rep. Gilham: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND OUR NATION'S POLICE HEROES FOUNDATION, A GREAT ORGANIZATION WHICH HONORS POLICE OFFICERS' ACTIONS ABOVE AND BEYOND THE CALL OF DUTY.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4576 -- Reps. Robinson, Battle, Cato, Chellis, Emory, Harrison, Hinson, Leach, Littlejohn, J.M. Neal, Rice, Trotter and Vaughn: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 43-5-1120, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO WELFARE AGREEMENTS AND EMPLOYMENT AND TRAINING PROGRAMS FOR WELFARE RECIPIENTS SO AS TO AUTHORIZE THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES TO INCLUDE COURSES IN WELFARE AGREEMENTS DESIGNED TO DEVELOP PROFICIENCY IN THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE IF THE WELFARE RECIPIENT RELIES ON A FOREIGN LANGUAGE FOR SOME OR ALL COMMUNICATIONS, AND TO FURTHER PROVIDE THAT A PERSON'S FAILURE TO COMPLETE THESE COURSES IS NOT GROUNDS FOR DENYING OR TERMINATING SERVICES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4577 -- Reps. Govan, Wilkins, Ott, Jennings, Webb, 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, Hamilton, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, 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, 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, Witherspoon, A. Young and J. Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND AND CONGRATULATE ORANGEBURG COUNTY NATIVE WOODROW "WOODY" DANTZLER OF CLEMSON UNIVERSITY ON HIS OUTSTANDING ACCOMPLISHMENTS AS QUARTERBACK AND HIS EXCEPTIONAL CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE CLEMSON "TIGERS" FOOTBALL TEAM AND TO WISH HIM MUCH SUCCESS IN HIS FUTURE FOOTBALL CAREER AND OTHERWISE.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4578 -- Rep. Altman: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 59-150-250, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO MISDEMEANOR OFFENSES FOR MINORS AND PERSONS INCARCERATED PURCHASING OR ACCEPTING A LOTTERY TICKET SO AS TO CREATE A MISDEMEANOR FOR A PERSON RECEIVING PUBLIC ASSISTANCE PURCHASING A LOTTERY TICKET AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4579 -- Rep. Clyburn: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO PROVIDE THAT FOR FISCAL YEARS 2001-2002 AND 2002-2003, THE EDGEFIELD COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT MAY EXPEND ANY STATE FUNDS IT RECEIVES FOR ANY PURPOSE AND FROM ANY SOURCE, INCLUDING FUNDS IT RECEIVES FROM THE CHILDREN'S EDUCATION ENDOWMENT FUND FOR SCHOOL FACILITIES AND FIXED EQUIPMENT ASSISTANCE, FOR GENERAL SCHOOL PURPOSES INSTEAD NOT INCLUDING DEBT SERVICE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4580 -- Reps. Robinson, Allison, Altman, Campsen, Cato, Cooper, Davenport, Harrell, Leach, Rice, Tripp, Trotter, Vaughn and Walker: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-101-175 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT ANY PUBLIC OR INDEPENDENT INSTITUTION OF HIGHER LEARNING IN THIS STATE THAT ACCEPTS TUITION-GRANTS, LIFE SCHOLARSHIPS, OR PALMETTO FELLOWS SCHOLARSHIPS OR ADMITS STUDENTS WHO APPLY THESE GRANTS OR SCHOLARSHIPS TOWARD THEIR TUITION EXPENSES MAY PROVIDE INSURANCE BENEFITS ONLY TO ELIGIBLE EMPLOYEES AND MEMBERS OF THEIR IMMEDIATE FAMILY WHO QUALIFY FOR SUCH COVERAGE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4581 -- Reps. Allison, Klauber, Riser, Snow, Stille, Taylor, Walker and Wilder: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 61-6-120, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PROXIMITY REQUIREMENTS AND PLACES OF BUSINESS WITH LIQUOR LICENSES, SO AS TO CHANGE THE METHOD OF COMPUTING THE DISTANCE REQUIREMENTS ESTABLISHED IN THE SECTION AND EXTEND THESE REQUIREMENTS TO DAYCARE FACILITIES, PRIVATE RESIDENCES, SUBDIVISIONS, PUBLIC LIBRARIES, NURSING HOMES, HOSPITALS, EMERGENCY CARE FACILITIES, AND PRIMARY CARE FACILITIES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4582 -- Reps. Stuart, Allison, Cobb-Hunter, Freeman, Gilham, Haskins, Hinson, Lee, Martin, Meacham-Richardson, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, Neilson, Parks, Rodgers, A. Young, J. Hines and Askins: A JOINT RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES IMMEDIATELY TO SUSPEND THE TWO DOLLAR AND FIVE CENTS REDUCTION IN PRESCRIPTION PAYMENT REIMBURSEMENT PROVIDED FOR IN ITEM II OF MEDICAID BULLETIN PHARM 01-06.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 4583 -- Reps. Tripp, Cato, Bales, Altman, Askins, Barfield, G. Brown, Coates, Cooper, Easterday, Harrison, Kirsh, Leach, Littlejohn, Loftis, McCraw, McGee, Owens, Perry, Phillips, Sandifer, Scarborough, Simrill, Stille, Vaughn, White, Wilkins, J. Young, Rodgers, A. Young and Walker: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 38-71-285 SO AS TO ESTABLISH A TASK FORCE TO CONDUCT A COMPREHENSIVE REVIEW OF HEALTH INSURANCE MANDATES IN SOUTH CAROLINA AND TO ISSUE A FINAL REPORT TO THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY NO LATER THAN JANUARY 1, 2005, AND UNTIL SUCH TIME AS THE TASK FORCE SUBMITS ITS FINAL REPORT, MANDATED HEALTH BENEFITS BEYOND THOSE REQUIRED AS OF JANUARY 1, 2002 MAY BE IMPOSED ONLY AFTER REVIEW BY THE TASK FORCE.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor removed
Co-Sponsor removed
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Amended
Amended
Point of Order
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 4584 -- Reps. Easterday, Sinclair, Wilkins, Harrison, Govan, G.M. Smith, Altman, Kelley, Limehouse, McGee, Scarborough and J.E. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO SPECIAL VISITATION PROVISIONS, BY ADDING SECTIONS 20-7-1545, 20-7-1547, 20-7-1549, 20-7-1551, 20-7-1553, AND 20-7-1555 SO AS TO ENACT THE "SOUTH CAROLINA PRIVATE GUARDIAN AD LITEM REFORM ACT" TO ESTABLISH CRITERIA FOR APPOINTMENT OF A GUARDIAN AD LITEM IN A PRIVATE ACTION BEFORE THE FAMILY COURT, TO AUTHORIZE THE APPOINTMENT OF ATTORNEYS AND NONATTORNEYS AND TO ESTABLISH CONTINUING EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS AS A PREREQUISITE TO APPOINTMENT AS A GUARDIAN AD LITEM, TO AUTHORIZE THE APPOINTMENT OF AN ATTORNEY FOR A GUARDIAN AD LITEM, TO PROVIDE FOR THE RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES OF A GUARDIAN AD LITEM, TO REQUIRE THE COURT TO ESTABLISH THE METHOD AND RATE OF COMPENSATION FOR A GUARDIAN AD LITEM, AND TO REQUIRE A GUARDIAN AD LITEM TO DISCLOSE ANY CONFLICTS OF INTEREST; TO REDESIGNATE SECTION 20-7-1555 AS SECTION 20-7-1525 AND SECTION 20-7-1557 AS SECTION 20-7-1535; TO RENAME SUBARTICLE 1, ARTICLE 11, CHAPTER 7, TITLE 20 AS "SPECIAL CUSTODY AND VISITATION PROVISIONS; AND TO RENAME SUBARTICLE 2, ARTICLE 11, CHAPTER 7, TITLE 20 AS "PRIVATE GUARDIANS AD LITEM".
Introduced and Committed

H. 4585 -- Rep. G. Brown: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION EXPRESSING PROFOUND SORROW AND THE DEEPEST SYMPATHY OF THE MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY UPON THE DEATH OF MRS. JANIE BRADSHAW MURPHY OF LEE COUNTY, WHO LIVED TO THE REMARKABLE AGE OF ONE HUNDRED ELEVEN.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4586 -- Rep. Coates: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND MRS. SHIRLEY CORBETT OF FLORENCE, SOUTH CAROLINA, FOR HER WORK AS DIRECTOR OF THE FLORENCE COUNTY COALITION FOR ALCOHOL AND OTHER DRUG ABUSE PREVENTION, AND TO WISH HER AND HER FAMILY MANY YEARS OF HEALTH AND HAPPINESS UPON HER RETIREMENT.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4587 -- Reps. J. Hines and M. Hines: A BILL TO GRANT THE FLORENCE COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT ONE BOARD OF TRUSTEES THE AUTHORITY TO RAISE THE MILLAGE FOR SCHOOL OPERATIONS BY NOT MORE THAN FIVE MILLS OVER THAT LEVIED FOR THE PREVIOUS YEAR WITHOUT A REFERENDUM, TO PROVIDE THAT A REFERENDUM IS NOT REQUIRED IF THE INCREASE EXCEEDS FIVE MILLS IN ORDER TO COMPLY WITH REQUIREMENTS OF STATE LAW, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE INCREASE, EXCLUDING ANY INCREASES REQUIRED BY LAW, MAY NOT EXCEED TWENTY MILLS OVER A FIVE-YEAR PERIOD.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4588 -- Reps. A. Young, Meacham-Richardson, Cooper, Gilham, Owens, Rodgers and Thompson: A BILL TO REPEAL SECTION 12-28-2910, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE DEDICATION OF EIGHTEEN MILLION DOLLARS OF GASOLINE TAX REVENUES TO THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ACCOUNT.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 4589 -- Reps. Rodgers, Battle, Gilham and Miller: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 48-39-145, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE APPLICATION FEE FOR A PERMIT TO ALTER A CRITICAL AREA AS DEFINED IN SECTION 48-39-10 WHICH INCLUDES COASTAL WATERS, TIDELANDS, BEACHES, AND A BEACH DUNE SYSTEM, SO AS TO INCREASE THE FEE AND AUTHORIZE ITS REDUCTION UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES AND ALLOW THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL TO RAISE OR LOWER THE FEE AFTER COMPLYING WITH THE ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURES ACT.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 4590 -- Rep. Snow: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 50-11-854, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO SEASONS AND BAG LIMITS FOR HUNTING CROWS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IN GAME ZONE 9 THE SEASON FOR HUNTING AND TAKING CROWS IS FROM OCTOBER FIRST TO MARCH FIRST WITH NO BAG LIMIT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4591 -- Reps. Townsend and Walker: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 59-18-700, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE CRITERIA FOR THE ADOPTION OF INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS FOR THE PUBLIC SCHOOLS, SO AS TO REVISE THIS CRITERIA BY PROVIDING THAT ALL INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS PLACED ON THE APPROVED LIST OF INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS AND TEXTBOOKS FOR USE IN THE PUBLIC SCHOOLS OF THIS STATE SHALL CONTAIN THE SUBSTANCE AND LEVEL OF PERFORMANCE OUTLINED IN THE GRADE AND SUBJECT SPECIFIC ACADEMIC STANDARDS ADOPTED BY THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Point of Order

H. 4592 -- Reps. Townsend, Martin, Walker, Stille, J. Hines, Stuart and McLeod: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 59-143-30, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO ALLOCATIONS FOR CERTAIN HIGHER EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP GRANTS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT ALLOCATIONS FOR PALMETTO FELLOWS SCHOLARSHIPS SHALL BE ALLOCATED 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 ELIGIBLE INSTITUTION IN SOUTH CAROLINA.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Committed
Recalled
Point of Order

H. 4593 -- 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 PERMITTING BODY PIERCING, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 2623, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Ratified

H. 4594 -- Reps. Littlejohn, Allison, Askins, Barrett, Bingham, Chellis, Coates, Dantzler, Davenport, Fleming, Frye, Hamilton, Hinson, Kirsh, Loftis, McGee, Meacham-Richardson, Miller, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Owens, Quinn, Riser, Rivers, Rodgers, Sandifer, Simrill, Sinclair, D.C. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Stuart, Thompson, Walker, Webb, Wilkins, A. Young, J. Young, Klauber and Altman: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 20, TITLE 23, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO LAW ENFORCEMENT AND PUBLIC SAFETY, SO AS TO RENAME CHAPTER 20, TITLE 23 "LAW ENFORCEMENT COOPERATION, ASSISTANCE, AND MUTUAL SUPPORT"; TO DESIGNATE SECTIONS 23-20-10 THROUGH 23-20-60 AS ARTICLE 1 OF CHAPTER 20, TITLE 23, ENTITLED "THE LAW ENFORCEMENT ASSISTANCE AND SUPPORT ACT" AND AMEND SECTIONS 23-20-10 THROUGH 23-20-60 TO CONFORM BY STRIKING "CHAPTER" AND INSERTING "ARTICLE" AS APPROPRIATE; AND TO FURTHER AMEND CHAPTER 20, TITLE 23, BY ADDING ARTICLE 3 SO AS TO ENACT "THE ILLEGAL ALIEN ENFORCEMENT ACT" AND PROVIDE THAT, TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY FEDERAL LAW, ALL STATE, COUNTY, AND MUNICIPAL LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICIALS IN THIS STATE, AND ANY OTHER PERSON HAVING THE POWER OF ARREST IN THIS STATE, ARE AUTHORIZED TO ARREST AND DETAIN AN INDIVIDUAL FOR A CRIMINAL VIOLATION OF THE FEDERAL IMMIGRATION AND NATIONALITY ACT AND ANY FEDERAL LAW RELATING TO ALIENS ILLEGALLY PRESENT IN THE UNITED STATES; TO PROVIDE CERTAIN LIMITATIONS ON THE EXERCISE OF THE AUTHORITY TO ARREST AND DETAIN CERTAIN ILLEGAL ALIENS GRANTED BY THIS ARTICLE; AND TO PROVIDE THAT THIS ARTICLE MUST BE CONSTRUED CONSISTENT WITH THE PURPOSE OF AUTHORIZING THE ARREST AND DETENTION OF CERTAIN ALIENS ILLEGALLY PRESENT IN THE UNITED STATES INCIDENT TO ENFORCEMENT OF THE FEDERAL IMMIGRATION AND NATURALIZATION ACT AND FEDERAL LAWS RELATING TO ALIENS ILLEGALLY PRESENT IN THE UNITED STATES.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor removed
Co-Sponsor removed

H. 4595 -- Reps. Cato, Bales, Barfield, Battle, G. Brown, Campsen, Chellis, Coleman, Hinson, Huggins, Kelley, Kennedy, Kirsh, Knotts, Lucas, Ott, Rutherford, Sandifer, Sharpe, F.N. Smith, Trotter, Whatley and Witherspoon: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 27-18-190, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO NOTICE OF ABANDONED PROPERTY FOR PURPOSES OF THE UNIFORM UNCLAIMED PROPERTY ACT, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR NOTICE BY ELECTRONIC MEANS AS AN ALTERNATIVE TO NEWSPAPER PUBLICATION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4596 -- Reps. Davenport and Vaughn: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-101-285 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT FACULTY MEMBERS AT STATE-SUPPORTED INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER LEARNING WHO TEACH UNDERGRADUATE OR GRADUATE COURSES WHICH INCLUDE IN ANY RESPECT THE METHODOLOGY OR ART OF TEACHING FOR GRADES K-12 MUST HAVE AT A MINIMUM TWO YEARS OF PRACTICAL EXPERIENCE AS A CLASSROOM TEACHER IN GRADES K-12.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4597 -- Reps. J. Young, G.M. Smith, Weeks, G. Brown and J.H. Neal: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION EXPRESSING SORROW AT THE DEATH OF ISIDORE DENEMARK OF SUMTER COUNTY AND EXTENDING SYMPATHY TO HIS FAMILY AND MANY FRIENDS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4598 -- Reps. Campsen, Lourie and Scott: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 62-7-302, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE UNIFORM PRUDENT INVESTOR ACT, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT INVESTMENTS IN MUTUAL FUNDS SPONSORED BY AFFILIATED ORGANIZATIONS ARE ALLOWED BY THE PRUDENT INVESTOR RULE IF THE INVESTMENTS MEET THE CRITERIA OF THE RULE; AND TO AMEND SECTION 62-7-405, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DISTRIBUTIONS AT THE END OF A TRUST, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR DISTRIBUTION OF A PECUNIARY INTEREST OUTRIGHT.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Other proceedings
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 4599 -- Reps. Merrill, Dantzler, Edge, Hinson and Quinn: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-101-295 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT NO ACADEMIC OR NEED-BASED SCHOLARSHIP, GRANT, OR LOAN FUNDED IN WHOLE OR IN PART WITH STATE OR LOCAL FUNDS MAY BE AWARDED BY A PUBLIC INSTITUTION OF HIGHER LEARNING AS DEFINED IN SECTION 59-103-5 OR BY ANY OTHER ENTITY TO A STUDENT WHO IS NOT A UNITED STATES CITIZEN.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4600 -- Rep. Campsen: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 17, TITLE 47, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO MEAT AND MEAT FOOD, BY ADDING SECTION 47-17-75 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IT IS NOT UNLAWFUL FOR A PERSON OR FACILITY THAT MAY LAWFULLY DRESS, PROCESS, PACKAGE, AND RETURN VENISON OF A DEER FRESHLY KILLED WHILE HUNTING TO THE OWNER FOR PERSONAL CONSUMPTION MAY ALSO DRESS, PROCESS, AND PACKAGE PORK FROM A PIG, HOG, OR BOAR FRESHLY KILLED WHILE HUNTING TO THE OWNER FOR PERSONAL CONSUMPTION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4601 -- Reps. Bingham and Townsend: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-40, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PERSONS WHO MAY NOT BE ISSUED A DRIVER'S LICENSE, OR HAVE THEIR DRIVER'S LICENSE RENEWED, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A REFUGEE WHO HAS BEEN ADMITTED TO THE UNITED STATES UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES OR HIS DEPENDENTS MAY BE ISSUED A DRIVER'S LICENSE OR HAVE HIS DRIVER'S LICENSE RENEWED.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4602 -- Rep. Sandifer: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE AMANDA HOLDER, GIRLS' BASKETBALL COACH FOR SENECA HIGH SCHOOL, ON THE OCCASION OF HER 500TH WIN, AND TO RECOGNIZE THE MANY OTHER ACCOMPLISHMENTS OF HER STELLAR COACHING CAREER.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4603 -- Rep. Perry: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RATIFY AND CONFIRM THE ACTION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION IN NAMING THE HIGHWAY 118 BYPASS IN THE NORTHEAST SECTION OF AIKEN COUNTY AS THE RUDY MASON PARKWAY.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4604 -- Rep. Barrett: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-5060, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO TAX RETURNS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A TAXPAYER MAY CONTRIBUTE TO THE CHOOSE LIFE FUND BY DESIGNATING THE CONTRIBUTION ON HIS INCOME TAX RETURN.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4605 -- Rep. Davenport: A BILL TO AMEND 23-6-300, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE CREATION, FUNCTIONS, DUTIES, AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY'S MOTOR VEHICLE DIVISION, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE MOTOR VEHICLE DIVISION MAY OFFER DRIVER'S LICENSE RENEWAL, MOTOR VEHICLE REGISTRATION, AND MOTOR VEHICLE TITLING SERVICES THROUGH ITS INTERNET WEBSITE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4606 -- Rep. Snow: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 44-6-115 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT, NO STATE FUNDS, INCLUDING MEDICAID FUNDS MAY BE EXPENDED TO PERFORM A MALE CIRCUMCISION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4607 -- Rep. Witherspoon: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-3-8200, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF ROTARY INTERNATIONAL SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES BY THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT MUST ASSESS A PERSON ISSUED THIS SPECIAL LICENSE PLATE AN ADDITIONAL SPECIAL FEE WHICH MUST BE DISTRIBUTED TO THE ROTARY DISTRICT IN WHICH THE PURCHASER'S HOME CLUB IS LOCATED IN THIS STATE, AND TO PROVIDE THAT OF THE FEES COLLECTED FROM THE ISSUANCE OF THIS SPECIAL LICENSE PLATE, SUFFICIENT FUNDS MUST BE PLACED INTO A SPECIAL RESTRICTED ACCOUNT TO BE USED BY THE DEPARTMENT TO DEFRAY THE COSTS OF PRODUCING AND ADMINISTERING THE SPECIAL LICENSE PLATE; TO AMEND SECTION 56-3-8100, RELATING TO PRODUCTION AND DISTRIBUTION GUIDELINES FOR CERTAIN SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT OF THE FEES COLLECTED FROM THE ISSUANCE OF CERTAIN SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES, SUFFICIENT FUNDS MUST BE PLACED INTO A SPECIAL RESTRICTED ACCOUNT TO BE USED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY TO DEFRAY THE COSTS OF PRODUCING AND ADMINISTERING THE SPECIAL LICENSE PLATE; TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-2990, AS AMENDED, 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 A COURT-ORDERED DRUG PROGRAM AS A CONDITION OF REINSTATEMENT OF HIS DRIVING PRIVILEGES MAY USE A ROUTE RESTRICTED DRIVER'S LICENSE TO ATTEND A COURT-ORDERED DRUG PROGRAM; TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-2951, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE SUSPENSION OF A PERSON'S DRIVER'S LICENSE FOR EITHER HIS REFUSAL TO SUBMIT TO TESTING FOR CERTAIN LEVELS OF ALCOHOL CONCENTRATION OR FOR OPERATING A VEHICLE WITH CERTAIN UNLAWFUL ALCOHOL CONCENTRATIONS, AND THE ISSUANCE OF A SPECIAL RESTRICTED DRIVER'S LICENSE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE PROVISIONS CONTAINED IN THIS SECTION APPLY TO A PERSON ENROLLED IN A COURT-ORDERED DRUG PROGRAM; TO AMEND SECTIONS 56-1-745 AND 56-1-746, BOTH AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DRIVER'S LICENSE SUSPENSIONS DUE TO A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE VIOLATION AND CERTAIN OTHER VIOLATIONS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON ENROLLED IN A COURT-ORDERED DRUG PROGRAM MAY BE ISSUED A SPECIAL RESTRICTED DRIVER'S LICENSE UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES; AND TO AMEND CHAPTER 3, TITLE 56, RELATING TO MOTOR VEHICLE REGISTRATION AND LICENSING BY ADDING ARTICLE 38 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY MAY ISSUE AMERICAN LEGION SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE DISTRIBUTION OF FEES COLLECTED FROM THE ISSUANCE OF THIS SPECIAL LICENSE PLATE.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Other proceedings
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 4608 -- Rep. Snow: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 20-7-958, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO A VERIFIED ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF PATERNITY CREATING A LEGAL FINDING OF PATERNITY, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT PATERNITY ESTABLISHED PURSUANT TO A VOLUNTARY ACKNOWLEDGMENT OF PATERNITY AND ANY ORDER FOR CHILD SUPPORT RELATED TO THIS PATERNITY MUST BE SET ASIDE IF AN ACTION IS BROUGHT WITHIN THREE YEARS OF THE ESTABLISHMENT OF PATERNITY AND IF GENETIC TESTING DOES NOT RESULT IN A STATISTICAL PROBABILITY OF PATERNITY OF NINETY-FIVE PERCENT OR HIGHER.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4609 -- Reps. Kelley, Cotty, Bales, Barrett, Battle, Chellis, Cooper, Davenport, Delleney, Fleming, Huggins, Keegan, Lourie, McCraw, Miller, Ott, Phillips, Rice, Riser, Rutherford, Sandifer, J.R. Smith, Snow, Stille, Taylor, Trotter, White, Wilder and Knotts: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 8-11-620, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE LUMP SUM PAYMENT FOR ACCRUED ANNUAL LEAVE OF STATE EMPLOYEES ON RETIREMENT OR SEPARATION FROM SERVICE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT NO LUMP SUM MAY BE PAID TO A RETIRED MEMBER OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA POLICE OFFICERS RETIREMENT SYSTEM WHO IS HIRED BY A STATE AGENCY; TO AMEND SECTION 8-17-370, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO EMPLOYEES EXEMPT FROM THE STATE EMPLOYEE GRIEVANCE PROCEDURE ACT, SO AS TO EXEMPT A RETIRED MEMBER OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA POLICE OFFICERS RETIREMENT SYSTEM WHO IS HIRED BY A STATE AGENCY TO FILL A FULL-TIME EQUIVALENT POSITION COVERED BY THE STATE EMPLOYEE GRIEVANCE PROCEDURE ACT, AND TO AMEND SECTION 9-11-90, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO RETURNING TO SERVICE UNDER THE SOUTH CAROLINA POLICE OFFICERS RETIREMENT SYSTEMS, SO AS TO ELIMINATE THE EARNINGS LIMITATION FOR A RETIRED MEMBER OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA POLICE OFFICERS RETIREMENT SYSTEM WHO IS HIRED IN A POSITION COVERED BY THAT RETIREMENT SYSTEMS OR OTHER STATE RETIREMENT SYSTEMS AND TO REDUCE FROM SIXTY DAYS TO FIFTEEN CONSECUTIVE CALENDAR DAYS THE MINIMUM INTERVAL BEFORE A RETIRED MEMBER OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA POLICE OFFICERS RETIREMENT SYSTEM MAY BE HIRED BY A COVERED EMPLOYER WITHOUT AFFECTING THE MEMBER'S RETIREMENT ALLOWANCE.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Point of Order

H. 4610 -- Reps. Keegan and Kelley: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 38-77-400 SO AS TO PROHIBIT AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE COMPANIES FROM RECOMMENDING THAT INSURANCE CLAIMANTS OBTAIN MOTOR VEHICLE REPAIR SERVICES FROM PARTICULAR SOURCES WITHOUT INFORMING THEM OF THEIR OPTIONS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4611 -- Education and Public Works Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION, RELATING TO GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 2566, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Point of Order

H. 4612 -- Education and Public Works Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE COMMISSION ON HIGHER EDUCATION, RELATING TO SOUTH CAROLINA GUARD STUDENT LOAN REPAYMENT PROGRAM, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 2678, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Ratified

H. 4613 -- Education and Public Works Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY, RELATING TO ARTICLE 9. IN CAR CAMERA VIDEOTAPING EQUIPMENT, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 2610, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings

H. 4614 -- Rep. Kirsh: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 37-10-109 SO AS TO PROHIBIT A LENDER FROM KNOWINGLY ENGAGING IN FLIPPING A HOME LOAN AND TO DEFINE "FLIPPING" AND "HOME LOAN"; BY ADDING SECTION 37-10-113 SO AS TO LIMIT THE IMPOSITION OF CHARGES FOR POINTS AND FEES IN CONNECTION WITH A LOAN MADE BY A CONSUMER LENDER AND A MORTGAGE LOAN BROKER AND TO DEFINE "POINTS AND FEES" AND "TOTAL LOAN AMOUNT"; BY ADDING SECTIONS 37-2-417, 37-3-413, AND 37-10-117, ALL SO AS TO PROHIBIT THE FINANCING OF CERTAIN INSURANCE PREMIUMS OR DEBT CANCELLATION OR SUSPENSION PAYMENTS IN CONNECTION WITH A CREDIT SALE OR LOAN SECURED BY A HOME; TO AMEND SECTION 37-10-103, RELATING TO PREPAYMENT WITHOUT PENALTY OF CERTAIN LOANS, SO AS TO INCREASE THE LOAN LIMIT FROM ONE HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS TO ONE HUNDRED FIFTY THOUSAND DOLLARS; TO AMEND SECTION 37-5-108, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO UNCONSCIONABILITY IN CONSUMER CREDIT TRANSACTIONS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IF, CONSIDERING CERTAIN FACTORS, THE CONSUMER IS UNABLE TO MAKE SCHEDULED PAYMENTS ON THE OBLIGATION WHEN DUE OR IS PERMITTED TO ENTER INTO A TRANSACTION FROM WHICH HE DERIVES NO SUBSTANTIAL BENEFIT, THE COURT MAY FIND THE TRANSACTION UNCONSCIONABLE; AND TO AMEND SECTION 37-10-105, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DEBTOR REMEDIES IN CERTAIN LOANS, SO AS TO INCLUDE CERTAIN FACTORS ON WHICH THE COURT MAY BASE A FINDING THAT THE LOAN IS UNCONSCIONABLE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4615 -- Rep. G.M. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 56-5-2952 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE FILING FEE FOR REQUESTING AN ADMINISTRATIVE HEARING TO CHALLENGE A DRIVER'S LICENSE SUSPENSION FOR REFUSAL TO SUBMIT TO A BREATH TEST OR REGISTERING AN ALCOHOL CONCENTRATION GREATER THAN THE EXISTING LAWFUL LIMIT IS FIFTY DOLLARS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Committed
Recalled
Other proceedings
Ratified

H. 4616 -- Rep. Townsend: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO WHITE KNOLL MIDDLE SCHOOL PRINCIPAL DR. NANCY TURNER AND STUDENTS AND STAFF REPRESENTATIVES ON WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 2002, AT 10:00 A.M., FOR THE PURPOSE OF RECOGNIZING WHITE KNOLL MIDDLE SCHOOL OF LEXINGTON COUNTY, SCHOOL DISTRICT ONE, ON ITS AWESOME ACCOMPLISHMENT OF RAISING OVER HALF A MILLION DOLLARS TO PURCHASE A NEW YORK CITY FIRE TRUCK.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4617 -- Rep. Townsend: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO JOIN THE WORLD IN RECOGNIZING THE STUDENTS AND STAFF OF WHITE KNOLL MIDDLE SCHOOL OF WEST COLUMBIA IN LEXINGTON COUNTY, SCHOOL DISTRICT ONE, FOR THEIR AWESOME ACCOMPLISHMENT IN RAISING MORE THAN FIVE HUNDRED TWENTY THOUSAND DOLLARS TO REPLACE A FIRE ENGINE LOST TO NEW YORK CITY LADDER COMPANY 101/ENGINE 202 IN THE DEVASTATION OF SEPTEMBER 11, AND TO EXPRESS TO THE STUDENTS AND STAFF THE PRIDE OF THE CITIZENS OF SOUTH CAROLINA IN THEIR DEMONSTRATION OF BOUNDLESS COMPASSION AND COMMITMENT.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4618 -- Rep. Battle: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION EXPRESSING SINCEREST SORROW AT THE DEATH OF DR. MACY R. GASQUE OF THE GRESHAM COMMUNITY OF MARION COUNTY, AND EXTENDING DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO HIS FAMILY AND MANY FRIENDS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4619 -- Reps. Hinson, Altman and Limehouse: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 40-69-20, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS CONCERNING THE LICENSURE AND REGULATION OF VETERINARIANS, SO AS TO DEFINE "INCOMPETENT OR NEGLIGENT CONDUCT"; TO AMEND SECTION 40-69-60, RELATING TO CONFIDENTIALITY OF RECORDS RELATING TO INSPECTIONS AND INVESTIGATIONS OF VETERINARIANS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT FOLLOWING FINAL ACTION OF THE BOARD, THESE RECORDS ARE PUBLIC INFORMATION; TO ADD SECTION 40-69-135 SO AS TO REQUIRE A VETERINARIAN TO REPORT TO THE BOARD ANY DISCIPLINARY ACTION TAKEN AGAINST THE VETERINARIAN IN ANOTHER STATE AND TO REQUIRE THE BOARD TO PUBLISH A NOTICE OF THIS IN THE NEWSPAPER AND ON THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING AND REGULATION'S INTERNET HOME PAGE; TO AMEND SECTION 40-69-140, RELATING TO GROUNDS FOR MISCONDUCT FOR VETERINARIANS, SO AS TO REQUIRE THE ISSUANCE OF A PUBLIC REPRIMAND IF A VETERINARIAN ENGAGES IN MISCONDUCT; TO AMEND SECTION 40-69-150, RELATING TO COMPLAINTS AGAINST VETERINARIANS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT FOLLOWING THE FINAL ACTION OF THE VETERINARIAN BOARD ALL DOCUMENTS AND RECORDS OF PROCEEDINGS ARE PUBLIC INFORMATION; AND TO ADD SECTION 40-69-155 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IN A CIVIL ACTION AGAINST A VETERINARIAN FOR THE TREATMENT OR FAILURE TO TREAT AN ANIMAL, A PERSON MAY SEEK DAMAGES FOR THE OWNER'S PAIN AND SUFFERING.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4620 -- Rep. Thompson: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 23-6-300, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE CREATION, FUNCTIONS, DUTIES, AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY'S MOTOR VEHICLE DIVISION, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DIVISION MAY ENTER INTO CONTRACTS WITH PERSONS, CORPORATIONS, OR GOVERNMENTAL SUBDIVISIONS THROUGHOUT THE STATE TO PROVIDE CERTAIN MOTOR VEHICLE SERVICES, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE DIVISION SHALL SUPERVISE THE PROVISION OF THESE SERVICES, AND COMPENSATE EACH CONTRACTING PARTY THAT PROVIDES THESE SERVICES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4621 -- Reps. Rodgers and Gilham: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 24-21-40, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE RECORDING OF PROCEEDINGS BEFORE THE DEPARTMENT OF PROBATION, PAROLE, AND PARDON SERVICES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT TESTIMONY PROVIDED BY A VICTIM AND INFORMATION ABOUT A VICTIM SHALL NOT BE RELEASED PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4622 -- Reps. Wilkins, Harrell, Jennings, Keegan, J. Young, Hayes, Battle, Lourie, G. Brown, Carnell, Cato, Coleman, Emory, Gilham, Hinson, Leach, McGee, J.M. Neal, Ott, Perry, Riser, Sandifer, Scarborough, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, Stuart, Trotter, Whatley, J. Brown, Bales, Clyburn, Govan, Lee, J. Hines and Knotts: A BILL TO ENACT THE "SOUTH CAROLINA RESEARCH CENTERS OF ECONOMIC EXCELLENCE ACT", INCLUDING PROVISIONS TO AMEND TITLE 2, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY, BY ADDING CHAPTER 75 SO AS TO ESTABLISH A CENTER OF EXCELLENCE MATCHING ENDOWMENT FUND TO BE FUNDED FROM APPROPRIATIONS FROM THE SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATION LOTTERY ACCOUNT FOR THE PURPOSE OF PROVIDING MATCHING FUNDS TO THE THREE SENIOR RESEARCH UNIVERSITIES OF THIS STATE IN ORDER TO CREATE ENDOWMENT PROFESSORSHIPS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Other proceedings

H. 4623 -- Rep. Wilkins: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND AND CONGRATULATE THE UNITED STATES MILITARY ACADEMY AT WEST POINT ON THE OCCASION OF ITS BICENTENNIAL.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4624 -- Reps. Knotts, Whatley, Cotty, Chellis, Davenport, Littlejohn and J.R. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 22-5-190, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO ENDORSEMENT AND EXECUTION OF WARRANTS ISSUED IN ANOTHER COUNTY OR BY MUNICIPAL AUTHORITIES, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE USE OF CERTIFIED COPIES OF WARRANTS ISSUED IN ANOTHER COUNTY OR BY MUNICIPAL AUTHORITIES FOR ARREST AND DETENTION WHEN THE PERSON CHARGED WITH A CRIME IN THE WARRANT RESIDES IN OR IS IN THE COUNTY OF THE ENDORSING MAGISTRATE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4625 -- Reps. Neilson, Cotty, Sharpe, Rhoad, Bales, Lourie, Barrett, Breeland, Carnell, Chellis, Cobb-Hunter, Davenport, Delleney, Freeman, Keegan, Kirsh, Leach, Lucas, Meacham-Richardson, Owens, Perry, Rice, Riser, Robinson, Sandifer, D.C. Smith, Snow, Stuart, Taylor, Weeks, Witherspoon and A. Young: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO CREATE THE WORLD WAR II MEMORIAL MONUMENT COMMISSION AND PROVIDE FOR THE COMMISSION'S MEMBERSHIP, DUTIES, AND RELATED MATTERS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4626 -- Reps. Rutherford, Weeks, Bales, Hayes, Breeland, R. Brown, J. Hines, Lloyd, Moody-Lawrence and Whatley: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 9-11-70, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO EARLY RETIREMENT UNDER THE SOUTH CAROLINA POLICE OFFICERS RETIREMENT SYSTEM SO OVER FIVE FISCAL YEARS TO REDUCE FROM TWENTY-FIVE YEARS TO TWENTY YEARS THE REQUIRED CREDITED SERVICE OF A MEMBER OF THIS SYSTEM TO ELECT SERVICE RETIREMENT AT ANY AGE AND TO REQUIRE THE STATE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD TO INCREASE EMPLOYER OR EMPLOYEE CONTRIBUTIONS, OR BOTH, TO PAY THE ACTUARIAL COST OF THIS EARLY RETIREMENT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4627 -- Reps. Tripp, Haskins, Loftis, Trotter, Barrett, Chellis, Davenport, Delleney, Easterday, Freeman, Frye, Klauber, Koon, Leach, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Martin, Neilson, Rice, Robinson, Sandifer, D.C. Smith, J.R. Smith, Talley, Taylor, Webb, Whatley and A. Young: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 53-3-160 SO AS TO DESIGNATE THE SEVENTEENTH DAY OF SEPTEMBER OF EACH YEAR AS "RESPECT FOR LAW DAY" AND TO REQUIRE ALL PUBLIC SCHOOLS TO ESTABLISH A PERMANENT DISPLAY THAT INCLUDES THE TEN COMMANDMENTS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4628 -- Reps. White, Altman, Barrett, Davenport, Frye, Koon, Littlejohn, Martin, Owens, Rice, Robinson, Sandifer, Taylor and Trotter: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 6-1-330, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE IMPOSITION OF SERVICE OR USER FEES BY A LOCAL GOVERNING BODY, SO AS TO REQUIRE ALL ROAD OR HIGHWAY FEES TO BE KEPT IN A SEPARATE ACCOUNT WHETHER OR NOT IT CONSTITUTES FIVE PERCENT OR MORE OF THE ENTITY'S BUDGET OF THE PREVIOUS YEAR, AND TO PROVIDE THAT ANY ROAD OR HIGHWAY FEE MUST PROVIDE SUPPLEMENTAL ROAD OR HIGHWAY FUNDING AND MAY NOT BE USED TO REPLACE ANY EXISTING ROAD OR HIGHWAY FUNDING.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4629 -- Reps. Harrison, McGee, Lucas and McLeod: A BILL TO AMEND SECTIONS 44-53-190, 44-53-370, AND 44-53-520, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, ALL RELATING TO CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES, CRIMINAL OFFENSES RELATING TO CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES, AND PENALTIES AND FORFEITURE FOR VIOLATIONS, SO AS TO INCLUDE 3, 4-METHYLENEDIOXYMETHAMPHETAMINE (MDMA), ALSO KNOWN AS "ECSTASY", AS A SCHEDULE I CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE, TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR ILLEGALLY POSSESSING OR TRAFFICKING IN THE DRUG, AND TO PROVIDE THAT CONVEYANCES USED IN TRANSPORTING, CONCEALING, CONTAINING, POSSESSING, OR MANUFACTURING THIS DRUG ARE SUBJECT TO FORFEITURE.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 4630 -- Rep. Harrison: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 1-23-600, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO HEARINGS AND PROCEEDINGS CONDUCTED BY ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT HEARINGS OF APPEALS FROM DECISIONS IN CONTESTED CASES BEFORE PROFESSIONAL AND OCCUPATIONAL LICENSING BOARDS HELD PURSUANT TO THE ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURES ACT MAY ALSO BE HELD AS OTHERWISE PROVIDED BY LAW.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4631 -- Rep. McLeod: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION EXPRESSING SINCERE SORROW AT THE DEATH OF DR. VIRGIL C. SUMMER, JR., RETIRED CHAIRMAN AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER OF SCANA CORPORATION, AND EXTENDING DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO HIS FAMILY AND MANY FRIENDS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4632 -- Rep. Davenport: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-65-48 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IF A STUDENT IS HOME SCHOOLED IN THE MANNER PROVIDED BY LAW, HIS RESIDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT ANNUALLY SHALL REIMBURSE HIS CUSTODIAL PARENTS OR LEGAL GUARDIAN FOR THE COST OF HIS HOME SCHOOLING, AND TO DEFINE COST FOR THIS PURPOSE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4633 -- Rep. Cato: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 38-90-175 SO AS TO ESTABLISH THE CAPTIVE INSURANCE REGULATORY AND SUPERVISION FUND; TO AMEND SECTION 38-90-10, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS FOR PURPOSES OF REGULATION OF CAPTIVE INSURANCE COMPANIES, SO AS TO PROVIDE A DEFINITION FOR "SPECIAL PURPOSES CAPTIVE INSURANCE COMPANY"; TO AMEND SECTION 38-90-20, RELATING TO THE LICENSING OF CAPTIVE INSURANCE COMPANIES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A SPECIAL PURPOSE CAPTIVE INSURANCE COMPANY MAY ONLY INSURE THE RISKS OF ITS PARENT; TO AMEND SECTION 38-90-40, RELATING TO THE CAPITALIZATION REQUIREMENTS OF CAPTIVE INSURANCE COMPANIES, SO AS TO AUTHORIZE THE DIRECTOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF INSURANCE TO DETERMINE THE REQUISITE AMOUNT OF UNIMPAIRED CAPITAL THAT A SPECIAL PURPOSE CAPTIVE INSURANCE COMPANY MUST POSSESS IN ORDER TO BE LICENSED AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE REQUISITE CAPITAL MAY BE IN THE FORM OF CASH EQUIVALENT INVESTMENTS; TO AMEND SECTION 38-90-50, RELATING TO THE FREE SURPLUS REQUIREMENTS OF CAPTIVE INSURANCE COMPANIES SO AS TO AUTHORIZE THE DIRECTOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF INSURANCE TO DETERMINE THE REQUISITE AMOUNT OF FREE SURPLUS THAT A SPECIAL PURPOSE CAPTIVE INSURANCE COMPANY MUST POSSESS IN ORDER TO BE LICENSED; TO AMEND SECTION 38-90-140, RELATING TO THE AGGREGATE TAXES PAID BY A CAPTIVE INSURANCE COMPANY, SO AS TO ALLOW A CAPTIVE INSURANCE COMPANY IN ITS FIRST OPERATING YEAR TO PAY THE MINIMUM PREMIUM TAX ON A PRORATED SCHEDULE; AND TO AMEND SECTION 38-90-160, RELATING TO THE APPLICABILITY OF CHAPTER 90, TITLE 38, SO AS TO AUTHORIZE THE DIRECTOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF INSURANCE TO EXEMPT SPECIAL PURPOSE CAPTIVE INSURANCE COMPANIES, ON A CASE BY CASE BASIS, FROM THOSE PROVISIONS OF CHAPTER 90, TITLE 38 THAT HE DETERMINES TO BE INAPPROPRIATE GIVEN THE NATURE OF THE RISKS TO BE INSURED.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Point of Order

H. 4634 -- Reps. Barrett and Sandifer: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 44-55-1415 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PUBLIC ENTITY IN THIS STATE MAY NOT OBTAIN PURIFIED OR UNPURIFIED WATER FROM ANOTHER PUBLIC ENTITY IN THIS STATE OR FROM A NATURAL SOURCE WITHIN THE JURISDICTION OF ANOTHER PUBLIC ENTITY IN THIS STATE UNLESS A WRITTEN CONTRACT OR AGREEMENT HAS BEEN ENTERED INTO FOR THIS PURPOSE BY THE TWO PUBLIC ENTITIES, AND TO PROVIDE THE CONDITIONS UNDER WHICH PURIFIED OR UNPURIFIED WATER MAY BE TRANSMITTED INTO OR OUT OF THIS STATE, INCLUDING A REQUIREMENT FOR THE ENACTMENT OF A REGIONAL COMPACT AMONG THE AFFECTED STATES PERMITTING SUCH ACTIVITIES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4635 -- Reps. Miller, Bales, Cobb-Hunter, Kennedy and Lloyd: A BILL TO REPEAL SECTION 6-33-75, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE ASSESSED VALUE OF PROPERTY IN A REDEVELOPMENT PROJECT AREA WHEN THE PROPERTY IS ANNEXED BY A MUNICIPALITY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4636 -- Reps. Knotts, Koon, Frye, Whatley, Riser, Bingham and Huggins: A JOINT RESOLUTION PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO ARTICLE X OF THE CONSTITUTION OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1895, RELATING TO FINANCE AND TAXATION, BY ADDING A NEW SECTION SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT BEGINNING ON JANUARY 1, 2004, NO AD VALOREM TAXATION ON ANY REAL PROPERTY IS PERMITTED IN THIS STATE BY ANY LOCAL GOVERNMENT TAXING ENTITY, TO PROVIDE THAT THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY BY LAW, BEFORE JANUARY 1, 2004, MUST PROVIDE FOR THE FUNDING MECHANISMS THE STATE OR THESE LOCAL GOVERNMENT TAXING ENTITIES MAY USE TO REPLACE THE REVENUE LOST AS A RESULT OF THIS PROHIBITION, AND TO PROVIDE EXCEPTIONS TO THE ABOVE FOR THE PURPOSE OF AVOIDING DEFAULT ON GENERAL OBLIGATION DEBT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4637 -- Rep. Rodgers: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 56-5-3815 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A DRIVER OF A MOTOR VEHICLE MUST MAINTAIN HIS SEAT IN AN UPRIGHT POSITION WHEN OPERATING THE MOTOR VEHICLE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4638 -- 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 6, 2002, 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. 4639 -- Rep. Wilkins: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE GREENVILLE HIGH SCHOOL CHEERLEADERS AND THEIR COACHES AT A TIME AND ON A DATE AS DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER FOR THE PURPOSE OF CONGRATULATING THEM ON WINNING THE CLASS AAA STATE CHEERLEADING CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4640 -- Rep. Wilkins: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND CONGRATULATE THE GREENVILLE HIGH SCHOOL VARSITY CHEERLEADING TEAM FOR WINNING THE 2001 CLASS AAA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP ON DECEMBER 7, 2001, AND TO WISH THEM MUCH SUCCESS IN THE FUTURE.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4641 -- Rep. Cato: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 15, TITLE 56, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE REGULATION OF MOTOR VEHICLE MANUFACTURERS, DISTRIBUTORS, AND DEALERS, BY ADDING ARTICLE 4 SO AS TO REQUIRE NONFRANCHISE AUTOMOBILE DEALERS TO COMPLETE CERTAIN PRE-LICENSING AND CONTINUING EDUCATION COURSES BEFORE BEING ISSUED A DEALER'S LICENSE OR HAVING A DEALER'S LICENSE RENEWED, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE CREATION, MEMBERSHIP, AND PURPOSE OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA INDEPENDENT EDUCATION ADVISORY BOARD, WHICH SHALL ASSIST WITH THE CONTINUING EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS OF NONFRANCHISE AUTOMOBILE DEALERS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Amended
Proposed Amended
Proposed Amended
Committed
Recalled
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Request for Debate
Point of Order

H. 4642 -- Rep. J.M. Neal: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND AND CONGRATULATE JONATHAN T. "TREY" ELLIS OF LANCASTER FOR HIS DEDICATION TO SCOUTING AND HIS ACHIEVING THE HIGHEST HONOR IN SCOUTING, THE EAGLE SCOUT AWARD, AND TO WISH HIM MUCH SUCCESS IN HIS FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4643 -- Rep. Emory: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND STEELE HILL AME ZION CHURCH OF LANCASTER COUNTY, FOR ITS MORE THAN ONE HUNDRED TWENTY-TWO YEARS OF SPIRITUAL SERVICE TO ITS MEMBERS AND ITS COMMUNITY AND TO DECLARE FEBRUARY NINTH AND TENTH OF 2002 AS STEELE HILL AME ZION WEEKEND IN LANCASTER COUNTY.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4644 -- Reps. Carnell, Klauber and Parks: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO PROVIDE THAT UP TO THREE DAYS MISSED IN THE 2001-2002 SCHOOL YEAR BY THE STUDENTS OF A SCHOOL IN GREENWOOD COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT 51 WHEN THE SCHOOL WAS CLOSED DUE TO SNOW, ICE, OR INCLEMENT WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXEMPTED FROM THE MAKE-UP REQUIREMENT OF THE DEFINED MINIMUM PLAN THAT FULL SCHOOL DAYS MISSED DUE TO EXTREME WEATHER OR OTHER CIRCUMSTANCES BE MADE UP.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recalled
Other proceedings
Ratified

H. 4645 -- Reps. Bales, J.E. Smith, J. Brown, Scott, Harrison, Howard, Lourie, J.H. Neal and Quinn: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE MR. GEORGE A. FULMER OF COLUMBIA, SOUTH CAROLINA, ON THE REMARKABLE OCCASION OF HIS ONE HUNDRED SECOND BIRTHDAY AND TO WISH HIM MANY MORE YEARS OF HEALTH AND HAPPINESS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4646 -- Reps. Jennings, Freeman, Neilson and Hayes: A HOUSE RESOLUTION CONGRATULATING MARLBORO COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL ON WINNING THE 2001 STATE FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP IN CLASS AAAA, DIVISION II, AND FOR A TRULY OUTSTANDING UNDEFEATED SEASON.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4647 -- Reps. Jennings, Freeman, Neilson and Hayes: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE MARLBORO HIGH FOOTBALL TEAM AND COACHES AT A TIME AND ON A DATE AS DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER TO RECOGNIZE THEM FOR WINNING THE 2001 CLASS AAAA, DIVISION II CHAMPIONSHIP AND TO DECLARE THE DATE THEY APPEAR IN THE HALL OF THE HOUSE AS "BULLDOG DAY" IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES AT THE STATE HOUSE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4648 -- Rep. Bingham: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-63-80 SO AS TO REQUIRE EACH SCHOOL DISTRICT TO ADOPT POLICIES PROHIBITING SCHOOL PERSONNEL FROM RECOMMENDING THE USE OF PSYCHOTROPIC DRUGS AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE REFUSAL OF A PARENT TO ADMINISTER PSYCHOTROPIC DRUGS IS NOT, IN AND OF ITSELF, GROUNDS TO TAKE THE CHILD INTO CUSTODY UNLESS THE REFUSAL CAUSES THE CHILD TO BE NEGLECTED OR ABUSED.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4649 -- Reps. Taylor and Wilder: A BILL TO PROVIDE A METHOD FOR FILLING VACANCIES ON THE BOARDS OF TRUSTEES OF LAURENS COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICTS 55 AND 56 AND PROVIDE THAT A SPECIAL ELECTION IS NOT REQUIRED TO BE CONDUCTED IF ONLY ONE CANDIDATE OFFERS FOR OFFICE TO EITHER ONE OF THESE TWO SCHOOL DISTRICTS WHEN A VACANCY IN THE OFFICE OCCURS AND THE TIME FOR FILING FOR THE OFFICE HAS CLOSED AND HE HAS BEEN CERTIFIED; AND TO REPEAL ACT 292 OF 1989, RELATING TO FILLING VACANCIES ON BOARDS OF TRUSTEES OF LAURENS COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICTS 55 AND 56.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Ratified

H. 4650 -- Reps. Talley, Bingham, Littlejohn, Quinn and Thompson: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 61-6-1610(B) OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO THE SALE AND CONSUMPTION OF ALCOHOLIC LIQUORS IN MINIBOTTLES ON A BUSINESS PREMISES, TO DELETE THE PROHIBITION AGAINST THE SALE AND CONSUMPTION ON THE DECK OF A SWIMMING POOL LOCATED ON THE PREMISES.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings

H. 4651 -- Reps. Barrett, White, Allison, Barfield, Bingham, Bowers, Breeland, J. Brown, Cato, Clyburn, Coleman, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Freeman, Frye, Gilham, Hamilton, Harvin, Haskins, J. Hines, Hosey, Huggins, Keegan, Kelley, Klauber, Koon, Law, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Loftis, Martin, McCraw, McGee, J.M. Neal, Owens, Phillips, Rice, Riser, Rivers, Robinson, Rodgers, Sandifer, Scarborough, Sharpe, Simrill, Sinclair, J.R. Smith, Stille, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Townsend, Trotter, Vaughn, Walker and Coates: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO PROPOSE AN AMENDMENT TO ARTICLE I OF THE CONSTITUTION OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1895, RELATING TO THE DECLARATION OF RIGHTS, BY ADDING SECTION 25, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE RIGHT OF THE PEOPLE TO HUNT, FISH, AND TAKE GAME.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4652 -- Reps. Lourie, Bales, Harrison, J.E. Smith, Hosey, J.H. Neal, Bingham, Talley, Thompson, Howard, Sheheen and Townsend: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 3, TITLE 56, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO MOTOR VEHICLE REGISTRATION AND LICENSING, BY ADDING ARTICLES 92 AND 93 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY MAY ISSUE IN GOD WE TRUST SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES AND UNITED WE STAND SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE DISTRIBUTION OF FEES COLLECTED FOR THESE SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES.
Introduced and Committed
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Amended
Senate Amendments Amended
Recalled
Point of Order
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Message from Senate
Ratified

H. 4653 -- Rep. Askins: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO PROVIDE THAT SCHOOL DAYS MISSED ON JANUARY 3 AND 4, 2002, BY THE STUDENTS OF ANY SCHOOL IN FLORENCE COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT THREE WHEN THE SCHOOL WAS CLOSED DUE TO SNOW, ICE, OR INCLEMENT WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXEMPTED FROM THE MAKE-UP REQUIREMENT OF THE DEFINED MINIMUM PLAN THAT FULL SCHOOL DAYS MISSED DUE TO EXTREME WEATHER OR OTHER CIRCUMSTANCES BE MADE UP.
Introduced and Committed
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recalled
Other proceedings
Ratified

H. 4654 -- Reps. Delleney, G.M. Smith, Simrill, Easterday, Kirsh, Lucas, McCraw, Meacham-Richardson, Wilkins and Campsen: A BILL TO AMEND ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 3, TITLE 23, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE STATE LAW ENFORCEMENT DIVISION, BY ADDING SECTION 23-3-70 SO AS TO REQUIRE THE STATE LAW ENFORCEMENT DIVISION TO COMPILE AND PUBLISH ANNUAL STATISTICS ON LOTTERY RELATED CRIMES.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Other proceedings

H. 4655 -- Reps. R. Brown, Moody-Lawrence, Bales, Breeland, G. Brown, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Davenport, Hamilton, Haskins, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hosey, Lloyd, Mack, Miller, J.H. Neal, Parks, Rutherford and Vaughn: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 39-5-45 SO AS TO MAKE IT AN UNFAIR TRADE PRACTICE FOR THE PROVIDER OF CELLULAR TELECOMMUNICATIONS ACCESS, SERVICE, OR EQUIPMENT TO CHARGE A REACTIVATION FEE WHEN A CELLULAR PHONE IS LOST, DAMAGED, OR DESTROYED.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4656 -- Rep. F.N. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 15-3-20, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE GENERAL REQUIREMENT THAT CIVIL ACTIONS MUST BE COMMENCED WITHIN THE STATUTORILY PRESCRIBED TIME FRAMES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A CIVIL ACTION IS COMMENCED WHEN THE SUMMONS AND COMPLAINT ARE FILED WITH THE CLERK OF COURT IF ACTUAL SERVICE IS ACCOMPLISHED WITHIN ONE HUNDRED TWENTY DAYS AFTER FILING.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Proposed Amended
Other proceedings
Other proceedings
Point of Order
Point of Order
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 4657 -- Rep. Trotter: 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 PICKENS HIGH SCHOOL VARSITY GIRLS VOLLEYBALL TEAM, AND OTHER SCHOOL OFFICIALS, AT A TIME AND ON A DATE TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER FOR THE PURPOSE OF CONGRATULATING THE TEAM ON WINNING THE 2002 CLASS AAA VOLLEYBALL STATE CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4658 -- Rep. Trotter: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND THE PLAYERS, COACHES, AND STAFF OF THE PICKENS HIGH SCHOOL VARSITY GIRLS VOLLEYBALL TEAM FOR A SEASON OF SPIRITED COMPETITION AND TREMENDOUS SUCCESS AND TO CONGRATULATE THE "BLUE FLAME" ON WINNING THE 2002 CLASS AAA VOLLEYBALL STATE CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4659 -- Reps. Keegan, Altman, Barrett, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Breeland, G. Brown, Carnell, Chellis, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Emory, Freeman, Frye, Haskins, Hayes, J. Hines, Hinson, Hosey, Howard, Jennings, Kelley, Kirsh, Koon, Law, Leach, Limehouse, Loftis, Martin, McCraw, McGee, Meacham-Richardson, Merrill, Miller, J.H. Neal, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Rhoad, Rice, Riser, Rodgers, J.R. Smith, Stille, Stuart, Taylor, Trotter, Vaughn, White, Wilder, Witherspoon, A. Young, Walker, Allison, Sinclair, Littlejohn, Lourie and J.E. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND SECTIONS 43-33-20 AND 43-33-70, BOTH AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO RIGHTS OF BLIND AND OTHER DISABLED PERSONS TO USE PUBLIC FACILITIES AND PUBLIC ACCOMMODATIONS AND TO EQUAL ACCESS TO HOUSING ACCOMMODATIONS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON WITH DISABILITIES HAS THE RIGHT TO BE ACCOMPANIED BY OR HAVE IN HOUSING ACCOMMODATIONS AN ASSISTANCE DOG-IN-TRAINING.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Tabled

H. 4660 -- Rep. Cato: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 34-29-160, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE CONSUMER FINANCE LAW AND INSURANCE ON SECURITY AND BORROWER, SO AS TO MAKE A TECHNICAL CORRECTION; TO AMEND SECTION 38-5-30, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE KINDS OF INSURANCE FOR WHICH INSURERS MAY BE LICENSED, SO AS TO EXCLUDE TITLE INSURANCE FROM BEING CONSIDERED MULTIPLE LINES INSURANCE; TO AMEND SECTIONS 38-21-170 AND 38-21-270, BOTH AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DIVIDENDS AND DISTRIBUTIONS, SO AS TO MODIFY THE PRESENT RESTRICTIONS BY DELETING THE EARNED SURPLUS REQUIREMENT; TO AMEND SECTION 38-27-50, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS, SO AS TO INCLUDE SPECIAL PURPOSE REINSURANCE VEHICLES WITHIN THE DEFINITION OF "PERSON"; TO AMEND SECTION 38-33-280, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE ACQUISITION OR EXCHANGE OF SECURITIES OF A HMO, SO AS TO MAKE HMO'S SUBJECT TO THE INSURANCE HOLDING COMPANY REGULATORY ACT; TO AMEND SECTION 38-44-50, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE EXAMINATION AND REVIEW OF MGA BY INSURER, SO AS TO MAKE A TECHNICAL CORRECTION; TO AMEND SECTION 38-45-110, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE WARNING STAMPED ON POLICIES OF ELIGIBLE SURPLUS LINES INSURERS, SO AS TO CLARIFY THE LANGUAGE CONTAINED THEREIN; TO AMEND SECTION 38-71-760, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE STANDARDS FOR GROUP ACCIDENT AND HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE, SO AS TO CLARIFY CERTAIN MATTERS REGARDING THE EXTENSION OF LIABILITY; TO AMEND SECTION 38-71-880, RELATING TO MEDICAL AND SURGICAL BENEFITS AND MENTAL HEALTH BENEFITS, SO AS TO EXTEND PROVISIONS IN ORDER TO AVOID PREEMPTION; TO AMEND SECTION 38-90-10, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS, SO AS TO MAKE A TECHNICAL CORRECTION AS WELL AS MAKE THE LANGUAGE MORE CONSISTENT WITH THAT USED THROUGHOUT CHAPTER 90, TITLE 38; TO AMEND SECTION 38-90-20, RELATING TO THE LICENSING OF CAPTIVE INSURANCE COMPANIES, SO AS TO CLARIFY THE APPLICABILITY OF SECTION 38-5-170 TO CAPTIVE INSURANCE COMPANIES; TO AMEND SECTION 38-90-70, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE REPORTING REQUIREMENTS OF CAPTIVE INSURANCE COMPANIES SO AS TO CLARIFY THE CONTENTS OF THESE REPORTS; TO AMEND SECTION 38-90-100, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE APPLICABILITY OF INVESTMENT REQUIREMENTS, SO AS TO MAKE A TECHNICAL CORRECTION; TO AMEND SECTION 38-91-10, RELATING TO THE JOINT UNDERWRITING ASSOCIATION, SO AS TO EXTEND THE PERIOD THAT CHAPTER 91, TITLE 38 REMAINS IN FORCE AND EFFECT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4461 -- Reps. McGee, Coates, Sandifer, Simrill, Kirsh, J. Young, Loftis, Moody-Lawrence and Harrison: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-101-385 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT ANY FULL-TIME OR PART-TIME STUDENT OF A PUBLIC OR PRIVATE COLLEGE, UNIVERSITY, OR TECHNICAL SCHOOL OF THIS STATE, WHO IS A MEMBER OF A RESERVE COMPONENT OF THE ARMED FORCES OF THE UNITED STATES OR A NATIONAL GUARD UNIT OF THIS STATE OR ANY OTHER STATE AND WHO IS CALLED TO ACTIVE DUTY FOR A PERIOD OF MORE THAN FIFTEEN DAYS DUE TO A STATE OR NATIONAL EMERGENCY IS ENTITLED TO A FULL REFUND OF ALL TUITION AND FEES PAID FOR THE SEMESTER OR QUARTER HE IS CALLED TO ACTIVE DUTY.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Other proceedings
Ratified

H. 4662 -- Rep. Sharpe: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND SOUTH CAROLINA'S FUTURE FARMERS OF AMERICA (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 LAUNCHING OF THE OBSERVANCE AND CELEBRATION OF THE SEVENTY-FIFTH ANNIVERSARY OF THE ORGANIZATION DURING NATIONAL FFA WEEK, FEBRUARY 16-23, 2002.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4663 -- Reps. Allison, Harrell, Townsend, Cotty, J.R. Smith, Clyburn and Walker: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO AUTHORIZE SCHOOL DISTRICTS AND SPECIAL SCHOOLS FOR FISCAL YEARS 2001-2002 AND 2002-2003 TO TRANSFER UP TO TWENTY PERCENT OF REVENUE BETWEEN PROGRAMS TO ANY INSTRUCTIONAL PROGRAM WITH THE SAME FUNDING SOURCE, AND TO AUTHORIZE SCHOOL DISTRICTS AND SPECIAL SCHOOLS FOR FISCAL YEARS 2001-2002 AND 2002-2003 TO EXPEND FUNDS RECEIVED FROM THE CHILDREN'S EDUCATION ENDOWMENT FUND FOR SCHOOL FACILITIES AND FIXED EQUIPMENT ASSISTANCE INSTEAD FOR ANY INSTRUCTIONAL PROGRAM.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 4664 -- Rep. J.R. Smith: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION WELCOMING MAJOR GENERAL CHARLES F. BOLDEN, UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS, AND COLUMBIA NATIVE, TO THE PURPLE HEART DAY CELEBRATION IN AIKEN COUNTY AND RECOGNIZING HIM FOR HIS OUTSTANDING ACCOMPLISHMENTS, HIS EXTRAORDINARY CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION (NASA) PROGRAM, AND HIS STELLAR SERVICE TO THIS COUNTRY.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4665 -- Rep. Rutherford: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO DECLARE THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 2002, 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 Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4666 -- Reps. Hamilton, Cato, Leach, Loftis and Rice: A BILL TO PROVIDE THAT THE PALMETTO ACHIEVEMENT CHALLENGE TEST (PACT) SHALL BE ADMINISTERED ANNUALLY IN THE GREENVILLE COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT 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. 4667 -- Reps. Allison, Lourie and Carnell: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ENACTING THE SOUTH CAROLINA CHILDREN'S JUSTICE TASK FORCE ACT, SO AS TO ADD SECTION 20-7-497 TO ESTABLISH THIS TASK FORCE AS AN ADVISORY BODY TO THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY AND THE GOVERNOR ON ISSUES RELATED TO THE INVESTIGATIVE, ADMINISTRATIVE, AND JUDICIAL HANDLING OF CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT CASES AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE TASK FORCE AND ITS POWERS AND DUTIES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4668 -- Reps. Allison, Lourie and Carnell: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 20-7-495 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF NONPROFIT CHILDREN'S ADVOCACY CENTERS THROUGHOUT THE STATE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4669 -- Reps. Davenport and McLeod: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 8-11-780 SO AS TO AUTHORIZE AN EMPLOYEE TO TRANSFER LEAVE TO A SPECIFIED EMPLOYEE OF THE SAME AGENCY TO BE USED BY THE SPECIFIED EMPLOYEE FOR LEAVE OCCURRING DUE TO EXTENUATING CIRCUMSTANCES WHICH MUST BE APPROVED BY THE AGENCY DIRECTOR ON A CASE-BY-CASE BASIS.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 4670 -- Reps. Harrison, Haskins and Martin: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-40, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PERSONS WHO MAY NOT BE ISSUED A DRIVER'S LICENSE OR HAVE THEIR DRIVER'S LICENSE RENEWED, SO AS TO DELETE THE PROVISION THAT ALLOWS PERSONS FROM OTHER COUNTRIES WHO ARE PRESENT IN SOUTH CAROLINA ON A STUDENT VISA OR ON A WORK VISA OR THEIR DEPENDENTS TO OBTAIN A DRIVER'S LICENSE OR HAVE THEIR DRIVER'S LICENSE RENEWED, TO DEFINE "RESIDENT OF SOUTH CAROLINA" FOR PURPOSES OF DETERMINING ELIGIBILITY TO OBTAIN OR RENEW A DRIVER'S LICENSE, TO PROVIDE THAT RESIDENTS OF SOUTH CAROLINA AND THEIR DEPENDENTS ARE ELIGIBLE TO OBTAIN A DRIVER'S LICENSE OR HAVE A DRIVER'S LICENSE RENEWED, TO PROVIDE THE EXPIRATION DATE FOR A DRIVER'S LICENSE ISSUED PURSUANT TO THIS PROVISION, AND TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON PENDING ADJUSTMENT OF STATUS WHO PRESENTS APPROPRIATE DOCUMENTATION TO THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY SHALL BE GRANTED A ONE-YEAR EXTENSION OF HIS DRIVER'S LICENSE WHICH IS RENEWABLE ANNUALLY.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 4671 -- Reps. Kirsh, Delleney, Meacham-Richardson and Moody-Lawrence: A HOUSE RESOLUTION EXPRESSING THE OPPOSITION OF THE MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO A PROPOSAL BY THE SOUTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF A CLOVER BYPASS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4672 -- Rep. Harvin: A HOUSE RESOLUTION EXPRESSING THE SINCERE SORROW OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES REGARDING THE DEATH OF DR. THOMAS M. DAVIS OF CLARENDON COUNTY AND EXTENDING DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO HIS FAMILY AND MANY FRIENDS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4673 -- Rep. Sandifer: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION CONGRATULATING THRIFT BROTHERS OF SENECA ON RECEIVING THE CAROLINAS AGC'S 2001 PINNACLE AWARD AS CONTRACTOR FOR "BEST UTILITY PROJECT', THE SOUTHERN CONNECTOR IN GREENVILLE COUNTY.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4674 -- Reps. Huggins, Bingham, Simrill and Riser: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 59-63-280, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE PROHIBITION ON THE POSSESSION OF PAGING DEVICES BY PUBLIC SCHOOL STUDENTS UNDER THE AGE OF EIGHTEEN, SO AS TO CLARIFY THAT THE TERM "PAGING DEVICE" ALSO INCLUDES A "CELL PHONE", TO PERMIT THE POSSESSION, BUT NOT USE OF, THESE DEVICES ON SCHOOL PROPERTY DURING REGULAR SCHOOL HOURS, TO PERMIT THE POSSESSION AND USE OF THESE DEVICES BEFORE AND AFTER SCHOOL AND DURING SCHOOL-RELATED ACTIVITIES UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS, TO REQUIRE PARENTAL CONSENT FOR THE USE OR POSSESSION OF THESE DEVICES AS PERMITTED ABOVE, AND TO PROVIDE EXCEPTIONS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4675 -- Reps. Haskins, Gilham, Hamilton, Koon, Leach, Littlejohn, Quinn, Stille and Walker: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 61-4-95 SO AS TO MAKE IT UNLAWFUL FOR A BUSINESS ESTABLISHMENT SELLING GASOLINE OR OTHER MOTOR FUELS AND WHICH POSSESSES A PERMIT TO SELL BEER AND WINE TO SELL REFRIGERATED OR CHILLED BEER AND WINE, TO MAKE IT UNLAWFUL FOR SUCH ESTABLISHMENTS TO SELL FEWER THAN SIX SEPARATE CONTAINERS OF BEER TO ONE CUSTOMER, AND TO PROVIDE A PENALTY FOR VIOLATIONS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4676 -- Rep. Kelley: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY AMENDING SECTION 1-11-55, RELATING TO LEASING OF REAL PROPERTY FOR GOVERNMENTAL BODIES, SECTION 2-3-75, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE OFFICE OF LEGISLATIVE PRINTING AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY RESOURCES, SECTION 2-13-60, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE DUTIES OF THE CODE COMMISSIONER, SECTION 2-13-180, RELATING TO THE PUBLICATION OF ADVANCE SHEETS OF THE ACTS AND JOINT RESOLUTIONS, SECTION 2-13-190, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PRINTING OF ADVANCE SHEETS IN SIGNATURES AND DISTRIBUTION OF PAGE PROOFS BY THE CODE COMMISSIONER, SECTION 2-13-200, RELATING TO THE SALE AND DISPOSITION OF PROCEEDS FROM THE SALE OF ADVANCE SHEETS, SECTION 2-13-210, RELATING TO THE PUBLICATION OF THE ACTS AND JOINT RESOLUTIONS, SECTION 11-35-310, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE DEFINITIONS USED IN THE PROCUREMENT CODE, SECTION 29-6-250, RELATING TO A LABOR AND MATERIAL PAYMENT BOND REQUIRED BY A GOVERNMENTAL BODY UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES, ALL SO AS TO CONFORM REFERENCES IN THESE SECTIONS TO REFLECT THE CORRECT NAME OF THE OFFICE OF LEGISLATIVE PRINTING, INFORMATION AND TECHNOLOGY SYSTEMS CREATED FROM THE MERGER OF THE OFFICES OF LEGISLATIVE INFORMATION SYSTEMS AND LEGISLATIVE PRINTING AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY RESOURCES, AND TO DELETE ARCHAIC REFERENCES; AND TO AMEND SECTION 11-35-1524, RELATING TO THE RESIDENT VENDOR PREFERENCE IN CONNECTION WITH THE SOUTH CAROLINA CONSOLIDATED PROCUREMENT CODE, SO AS TO EXCEPT A SOLICITATION, BID, OFFER, OR PROCUREMENT OF A MOTOR VEHICLE.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Point of Order
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 4677 -- Rep. Askins: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 4-19-17 SO AS TO AUTHORIZE FIRE DISTRICTS CREATED PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF CHAPTERS 9 AND 19 OF TITLE 4 TO PROVIDE A LIMITED NONTRANSPORTATIVE RESCUE SERVICE WITHIN THEIR BOUNDARIES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4678 -- Rep. Rodgers: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 53-1-160, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE SUSPENSION OF SUNDAY WORK PROHIBITIONS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT SUNDAY WORK PROHIBITIONS MAY BE SUSPENDED IN AN UNINCORPORATED AREA BY THE COUNTY GOVERNING BODY BY ORDINANCE AND IN AN INCORPORATED AREA BY THE GOVERNING BODY OF A MUNICIPALITY IN THOSE COUNTIES WHICH ARE NOT EXEMPT FROM THE PROHIBITION AND TO DELETE CERTAIN REFERENDUM PROVISIONS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4679 -- Rep. Rodgers: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-3-2010, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF PERSONALIZED LICENSE PLATES BY THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT CERTAIN WORDS AND NUMBERS INCLUDING THE MEMBER'S DISTRICT AND DISTRICT NUMBER MUST APPEAR ON A PERSONALIZED LICENSE PLATE THAT IS ISSUED TO A MEMBER OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4680 -- Reps. Talley 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 91 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY SHALL ISSUE SOUTH CAROLINA TECHNOLOGY ALLIANCE SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE DISTRIBUTION OF FEES COLLECTED FOR THIS SPECIAL LICENSE PLATE.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Other proceedings
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Point of Order
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 4681 -- Rep. A. Young: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-40, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PERSONS WHO MAY NOT OBTAIN A DRIVER'S LICENSE OR HAVE A DRIVER'S LICENSE RENEWED, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE ISSUANCE OF A DRIVER'S LICENSE TO A PERSON FROM ANOTHER COUNTRY WHO IS PRESENT IN SOUTH CAROLINA ON A FIANCÉ VISA AND WHO HAS A VALID SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER, TO PROVIDE THAT THIS DRIVER'S LICENSE IS VALID FOR ONE YEAR, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE FEE FOR THIS DRIVER'S LICENSE IS TEN DOLLARS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4682 -- Rep. Harrison: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 36-9-109, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE SCOPE OF THE UNIFORM COMMERCIAL CODE PROVISIONS GOVERNING SECURED TRANSACTIONS, SO AS TO MAKE PROVISIONS INAPPLICABLE TO A TRANSFER BY A GOVERNMENTAL UNIT, AND TO DELETE THE PREEMPTION OF THESE PROVISIONS GOVERNING SECURED TRANSACTIONS BY A STATUTE OF THIS STATE OR ANOTHER STATE OR FOREIGN COUNTRY; AND TO PROVIDE A SOUTH CAROLINA REPORTER'S COMMENT REGARDING THE AMENDMENT.
Introduced and Committed
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Recalled
Point of Order
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 4683 -- Reps. Campsen and Barfield: A BILL TO ENACT THE "SOUTH CAROLINA STUDENT-LED MESSAGE ACT"; TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-1-441 SO AS TO AUTHORIZE THE GOVERNING BODY OF A SCHOOL BOARD OR SCHOOL DISTRICT TO ADOPT A POLICY THAT PERMITS THE USE OF A BRIEF OPENING OR CLOSING MESSAGE BY A STUDENT AT A HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATION EXERCISE, TO PROVIDE THE CONDITIONS UNDER WHICH THIS MESSAGE MAY BE DELIVERED AND PROVIDE THAT THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION DO NOT APPLY TO CERTAIN POLICIES OF THE SCHOOL DISTRICT; AND BY ADDING SECTION 59-1-442 SO AS TO AUTHORIZE THE GOVERNING BODY OF A SCHOOL BOARD OR SCHOOL DISTRICT TO ADOPT A POLICY THAT PERMITS THE USE OF A BRIEF OPENING OR CLOSING MESSAGE BY A STUDENT AT A HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETIC EVENT AND TO PROVIDE THE CONDITIONS UNDER WHICH THIS MESSAGE MAY BE DELIVERED.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Amended
Other proceedings
Point of Order
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 4684 -- Reps. White, Bales, Dantzler, Govan, Harvin, Keegan, Koon, Martin, Perry, Riser, Robinson, Stuart, Thompson, Trotter and Wilder: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-101-415 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT ANY PUBLIC COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY OF THIS STATE SOLICITING PRIVATE FUNDS FOR THE PURPOSE OF PAYING ANY COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH THE CONSTRUCTION OR RENOVATION OF A COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY BUILDING OR FACILITY MUST SET ASIDE NOT LESS THAN THREE PERCENT OF THESE MONIES IN A SPECIAL ESCROW ACCOUNT TO BE USED FOR THE SOLE PURPOSE OF PROVIDING REGULAR OR DEFERRED MAINTENANCE FOR THE BUILDING OR FACILITY AND TO PROVIDE EXCEPTIONS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4685 -- Reps. Gourdine, Battle, Breeland, R. Brown, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Dantzler, Davenport, Frye, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hosey, Kennedy, Lee, Mack, McGee, Merrill, J.H. Neal, Ott, Scarborough, Scott, F.N. Smith, J.E. Smith and Whipper: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 50-21-860, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO RESTRICTIONS ON THE USE OF AIRBOATS, SO AS TO DELETE CERTAIN RESTRICTIONS AND PROVIDE THAT IT IS UNLAWFUL TO USE AIRBOATS DURING THE PERIOD FROM ONE HOUR AFTER LEGAL SUNSET TO LEGAL SUNRISE AND AT ANYTIME DURING THE SEASON FOR HUNTING WATERFOWL.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4686 -- Reps. Simrill, Moody-Lawrence, Kirsh and Meacham-Richardson: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 59-125-30, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF WINTHROP UNIVERSITY AND THE MANNER IN WHICH THESE TRUSTEES ARE ELECTED OR APPOINTED SO AS TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THE MANNER IN WHICH THESE ELECTED TRUSTEES SHALL BE SELECTED AND TO GIVE EACH SEAT ON THE BOARD A NUMERICAL DESIGNATION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4687 -- Reps. Wilkins and Townsend: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO DECLARE THE MONTH OF MAY 2002, AS "SOUTH CAROLINA HIGHWAY SAFETY MONTH".
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4688 -- Rep. Rivers: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO NAME THAT PORTION OF STATE HIGHWAY 336 IN JASPER COUNTY AS THE "CLARENCE W. FLOYD MEMORIAL HIGHWAY" IN MEMORY OF FORMER SHERIFF CLARENCE FLOYD OF JASPER COUNTY WHO WAS ELECTED SHERIFF IN 1946 AND SERVED CONTINUOUSLY UNTIL JANUARY 18, 1962 WHEN HE WAS KILLED IN THE LINE OF DUTY WHILE SERVING HIS COUNTY AND STATE.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Adopted

H. 4689 -- Reps. Kelley, Barfield, Edge, Keegan, Miller and Witherspoon: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND MR. SANTI JIMONGKONKUL OF HORRY COUNTY FOR HIS REMARKABLE ACTS OF COURAGE IN THE FACE OF LIFE-THREATENING DANGER WHEN HE RISKED HIS OWN LIFE TO SAVE THE LIFE OF CRYSTAL GAIL HUGGINS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4690 -- 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 REVISE THE OPEN SEASON FOR ANTLERED DEER IN GAME ZONE FOUR.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4691 -- Reps. Vaughn, Wilkins, Allen, Cato, Easterday, Hamilton, Haskins, Leach, Loftis, Rice, F.N. Smith and Tripp: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND THE GREENVILLE HOSPITAL SYSTEM FOR ITS LEADERSHIP AND PROGRESS IN PROVIDING HEALTH CARE TO THE CITIZENS OF THIS STATE AND TO CONGRATULATE THE SYSTEM ON BEING NAMED ONE OF AMERICA'S TOP 100 INTEGRATED HEALTH CARE NETWORKS BY MODERN HEALTHCARE MAGAZINE.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4692 -- 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 REQUIREMENTS FOR LIMITED LICENSE, LIMITED LICENSING FOR COMPLETION OF FIFTH PATHWAY PROGRAM, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 2664, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Ratified

H. 4693 -- 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 HOSPICES, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 2660, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading

H. 4694 -- Rep. Cotty: A BILL TO REPEAL SECTION 59-21-170, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO CERTAIN FUNDING REQUIRED TO DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO OFFSET CHANGE IN DISTRIBUTION OF EMPLOYER CONTRIBUTION FUNDS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4695 -- Reps. Chellis, Robinson, Cotty, Simrill, Altman, Barrett, Battle, Breeland, G. Brown, Campsen, Cato, Dantzler, Easterday, Emory, Freeman, Frye, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, J. Hines, Hinson, Hosey, Kirsh, Law, Leach, Limehouse, Lloyd, Lucas, Meacham-Richardson, Miller, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Perry, Phillips, Rice, Riser, Sandifer, Sharpe, D.C. Smith, J.R. Smith, Stille, Stuart, Talley, Vaughn, Walker, Webb, Whipper, A. Young and White: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-40, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, 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.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recalled
Other proceedings
Point of Order
Ratified

H. 4696 -- Rep. W.D. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 2-19-10, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE JUDICIAL MERIT SELECTION COMMISSION, SO AS TO CHANGE THE NAME OF THE COMMISSION TO THE JUDICIAL PERFECTION AND SELECTION COMMISSION; TO AMEND SECTION 2-19-35, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE CRITERIA FOR INVESTIGATIONS AND CONSIDERATION OF THE COMMISSION, SO AS TO ADD TO THE CRITERIA THE COMMISSION MUST CONSIDER FOR CANDIDATES FOR JUDICIAL OFFICE THE CRITERIA THAT THE CANDIDATE IS PERFECT AND PROOF FROM A CANDIDATE THAT HE HAS RECUSED HIMSELF WHEN HE IS GOING TO HAVE A BAD DAY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4697 -- Reps. Knotts and Whatley: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 3, TITLE 16, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO OFFENSES AGAINST THE PERSON, BY ADDING SECTION 16-9-325 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IT IS UNLAWFUL FOR A PERSON TO TAKE A FIREARM, WEAPON, OR ITEM OF POLICE OR CUSTODIAL EQUIPMENT FROM A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER, CORRECTIONAL OFFICER, OR A PERSON HAVING AND LAWFULLY EXERCISING THE POWER OF ARREST, AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS OF THIS SECTION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4698 -- Rep. Knotts: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE STRONG BELIEF OF THE MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY THAT THE COLLEGE OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE OF THE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA IS ONE OF THE MOST VALUABLE EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES OF OUR STATE AND SHOULD REMAIN A SEPARATE COLLEGE OF THE UNIVERSITY AND NOT BE MERGED WITH ANY OTHER COLLEGE OR ACADEMIC ENTITY OF THE UNIVERSITY.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4699 -- Reps. Kirsh and Moody-Lawrence: A BILL TO AMEND SECTIONS 33-56-20, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS FOR PURPOSES OF THE SOLICITATION OF CHARITABLE FUNDS ACT, 33-56-30, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO REGISTRATION STATEMENTS OF A CHARITABLE ORGANIZATION, AND 33-56-50, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO EXEMPTIONS FROM REGISTRATION AS A CHARITABLE ORGANIZATION, ALL SO AS TO REQUIRE THAT AT LEAST EIGHTY PERCENT OF THE GROSS RECEIPTS FROM CONTRIBUTIONS A CHARITABLE ORGANIZATION SOLICITS IN THIS STATE BE USED DIRECTLY FOR THE STATED CHARITABLE PURPOSE OF THE ORGANIZATION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4700 -- Reps. Sharpe, Dantzler, Davenport, Frye, Hamilton, Haskins, J. Hines, Hosey, Koon, Littlejohn, J.M. Neal, Rhoad, Riser, Simrill, D.C. Smith, Stille, Vaughn, Whipper and Wilder: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 48-23-70, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO UNAUTHORIZED CUTTING OR REMOVAL OF TREES AND DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY OR SCENIC VALUES OF STATE COMMISSION OF FORESTRY LANDS, SO AS TO REVISE THE PROVISIONS RELATING TO CUTTING OR REMOVAL OF TREES AND DESTRUCTION OF STATE COMMISSION OF FORESTRY LANDS, AND PROVIDE THAT, EXCEPT WHERE AUTHORIZED, IT IS UNLAWFUL TO DISPLAY OR CONSUME ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES ON STATE COMMISSION OF FORESTRY LANDS, AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS OF THIS SECTION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4701 -- Rep. Harrison: A BILL TO AMEND SECTIONS 59-121-310, 59-121-350, AND 59-121-440, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO CITADEL ATHLETIC FACILITIES BONDS AND THE REVENUE WHICH THE CITADEL MAY PLEDGE AS SECURITY FOR THESE BONDS, SO AS TO CLARIFY THAT THE CITADEL MAY PLEDGE THE PROCEEDS OF THE ADMISSIONS FEES AND THE SPECIAL STUDENT FEES AS SECURITY FOR THESE BONDS WITHOUT PLEDGING THE REVENUE DERIVED FROM THE OPERATION OF THE ATHLETIC DEPARTMENT, AND TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Ratified

H. 4702 -- Rep. Taylor: A BILL TO AMEND ACT 778 OF 1988, RELATING TO THE CREATION OF THE REGISTRATION AND ELECTIONS COMMISSION FOR LAURENS COUNTY, SO AS TO STAGGER THE TERMS OF MEMBERS OF THE COMMISSION BEGINNING IN 2005.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Ratified

H. 4703 -- Reps. Cobb-Hunter and Stuart: A BILL TO ENACT THE OMNIBUS DOMESTIC VIOLENCE PREVENTION AND PROTECTION ACT BY AMENDING TITLE 1, CHAPTER 1, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE ADMINISTRATION OF GOVERNMENT BY ADDING ARTICLE 21, SO AS TO REQUIRE ALL STATE AGENCIES TO DEVELOP A WORKPLACE DOMESTIC VIOLENCE POLICY; TO ADD SECTION 59-1-475 SO AS TO REQUIRE ALL SCHOOL DISTRICTS TO PROVIDE CONTINUING EDUCATION TO TEACHERS AND STAFF CONCERNING DOMESTIC AND FAMILY VIOLENCE; TO AMEND SECTION 59-20-40, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE FORMULA FOR DETERMINING ANNUAL ALLOCATIONS TO EACH SCHOOL DISTRICT AND WEIGHTINGS USED TO PROVIDE FOR RELATIVE COST DIFFERENCES BETWEEN PROGRAMS, SO AS TO INCLUDE PUPILS WHO RESIDE IN EMERGENCY SHELTERS IN WEIGHTINGS FOR THE HOMEBOUND PROGRAM; TO AMEND SECTION 59-63-31, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO AUTHORIZING STUDENTS TO ATTEND SCHOOL IN A CERTAIN SCHOOL DISTRICT WITHOUT CHARGE, SO AS TO ALLOW A CHILD WHO RESIDES IN AN EMERGENCY SHELTER TO ATTEND A SCHOOL IN THE DISTRICT WHERE THE SHELTER IS LOCATED; TO AMEND SECTIONS 16-25-30, 16-25-40, 16-25-50, AND 16-25-60, ALL AS AMENDED, 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 AMEND SECTION 16-25-65, RELATING TO THE STATUTORY OFFENSE OF CRIMINAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE OF A HIGH AND AGGRAVATED NATURE, SO AS TO CLARIFY THE ELEMENTS OF THAT OFFENSE AND 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; 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; TO ADD SECTION 16-25-95 SO AS TO MAKE IT A FELONY FOR A PERSON WHO HAS BEEN CONVICTED OF CRIMINAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE TO POSSESS A FIREARM AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES; TO AMEND SECTION 16-3-1750, RELATING TO OBTAINING A RESTRAINING ORDER AGAINST A PERSON ENGAGED IN HARASSMENT OR STALKING, SO AS TO WAIVE THE COURT FILING FEE WHEN A PERSON IS SEEKING SUCH A RESTRAINING ORDER; TO ADD SECTION 20-4-63 SO AS TO WAIVE THE COURT FILING FEE WHEN A PERSON IS SEEKING AN ORDER FOR PROTECTION FROM DOMESTIC ABUSE; TO ADD SECTION 20-7-3080 SO AS TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES TO PROMULGATE REGULATIONS REQUIRING CHILD DAYCARE OWNERS AND OPERATORS TO PROVIDE STAFF TRAINING ON DOMESTIC VIOLENCE; TO ADD SECTION 43-1-250 SO AS TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES, OFFICE OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE PROGRAMS AND POLICY TO DEVELOP A COMPREHENSIVE DOMESTIC VIOLENCE PUBLIC AWARENESS AND MEDIA EDUCATION CAMPAIGN; AND TO ADD SECTION 43-1-260 SO AS TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES TO FACILITATE THE DEVELOPMENT OF COMMUNITY DOMESTIC VIOLENCE COORDINATING COUNCILS IN EACH COUNTY OR MULTI-COUNTY AREA BASED UPON PUBLIC-PRIVATE SECTOR COLLABORATION AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE PURPOSE, DUTIES, AND MEMBERSHIP OF THE COUNCILS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4704 -- Reps. Huggins, Quinn, J. Brown and Riser: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION CONGRATULATING IRMO HIGH SCHOOL OF LEXINGTON COUNTY ON WINNING THE 2001 CLASS AAAA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP IN GIRLS TENNIS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4705 -- 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, MARCH 6, 2002.
Introduced and Adopted
Other proceedings
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4706 -- Reps. McGee, 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, 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 AUTHORIZE PALMETTO BOYS STATE TO USE THE CHAMBERS OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES AND SENATE ON FRIDAY, JUNE 14, 2002.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4707 -- Reps. Weeks, G. Brown, G.M. Smith and J. Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND OWNERS AND EMPLOYEES OF H. C. EDENS JR. AND SONS FARM IN SUMTER COUNTY FOR THEIR EFFORTS TO PRESERVE OUR STATE'S RICH SOIL AND FARMING HERITAGE AND TO CONGRATULATE THEM ON BEING NAMED THE STATE'S CONSERVATIONIST FARMER OF THE YEAR.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4708 -- Rep. Quinn: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION EXPRESSING THE APPRECIATION OF THE MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO DR. LOUISA BURRISS PRESCOTT FOR HER MANY CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE CAUSE OF MENTAL HEALTH AND EXTEND THEIR BEST WISHES TO HER IN ALL HER FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4709 -- 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, MARCH 29, 2002.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4710 -- Reps. Kelley, Barfield, Edge, Keegan, Miller and Witherspoon: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE SINCERE CONGRATULATIONS AND BEST WISHES OF THE MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA TO MRS. SOUTH CAROLINA, NAN N. NORMAN OF MYRTLE BEACH, ON THE SPECIAL OCCASION OF BEING CROWNED "MRS. SOUTH CAROLINA AMERICA 2001".
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4711 -- Reps. Easterday, Hamilton, Haskins, Rice and Rodgers: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-40, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PERSONS WHO MAY NOT BE ISSUED A DRIVER'S LICENSE OR HAVE THEIR DRIVER'S LICENSE RENEWED, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT PERSONS FROM OTHER COUNTRIES WHO ARE PRESENT IN SOUTH CAROLINA WHO POSSESS ONE OF SEVERAL SPECIFIED FORMS OF DOCUMENTATION THAT PROVES THAT THEY ARE IN THE STATE LEGALLY MAY OBTAIN A DRIVER'S LICENSE OR HAVE THEIR DRIVER'S LICENSE RENEWED.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added
Committed
Recalled

H. 4712 -- Rep. Easterday: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 20-7-2725, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PROHIBITING DAYCARE CENTERS FROM EMPLOYING PERSONS WHO HAVE BEEN CONVICTED OF CERTAIN CRIMES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON CONVICTED OF A FINANCIAL CRIME WHICH IS NOT A FELONY IS NOT PROHIBITED FROM BEING HIRED AND TO DEFINE "FINANCIAL CRIME".
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Other proceedings

H. 4713 -- Rep. Harrison: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 17-5-560, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE CORONER OR MEDICAL EXAMINER, OR THEIR DEPUTIES, CERTIFYING THE CAUSE OF DEATH ON DEATH CERTIFICATES, SO AS TO REQUIRE THEM TO COMPLETE THE CERTIFICATE RATHER THAN TO COMPLETE AND SIGN THE CERTIFICATE; AND TO AMEND SECTION 44-63-40, RELATING TO STATE AND COUNTY REGISTRARS AND CERTAIN DUTIES ASCRIBED TO THEM CONCERNING VITAL RECORDS, SO AS TO REQUIRE REPORTS OF BIRTH, DEATH, AND FETAL DEATH TO BE TRANSMITTED TO THE STATE REGISTRAR RATHER THAN FILED WITH THE COUNTY REGISTRAR.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Point of Order

H. 4714 -- Reps. Jennings, Freeman, Lucas, Neilson and Sheheen: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 50-11-310, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO OPEN SEASON ON ANTLERED DEER, SO AS TO PROVIDE A SEASON FOR TAKING ANTLERED DEER WITH PRIMITIVE WEAPONS IN GAME ZONE FIVE.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Recommitted
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned

H. 4715 -- Rep. Harrison: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 11-13-60, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE SECURITY REQUIRED FOR STATE FUNDS IN EXCESS OF THE FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE LIMIT DEPOSITED BY THE STATE TREASURER IN A BANK OR SAVINGS AND LOAN ASSOCIATION, SO AS TO ALLOW SECURITY FOR THESE DEPOSITS IN THE FORM OF LETTERS OF CREDIT, AND TO PROVIDE THE REQUIREMENTS FOR THESE LETTERS OF CREDIT.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Recommitted

H. 4716 -- Rep. Cato: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 59-1-430, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO SCHOOL MAKE-UP DAYS, SO AS TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THE PROCEDURES AND REQUIREMENTS TO MAKE UP DAYS LOST BECAUSE OF WEATHER OR OTHER DISRUPTIONS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Amended
Proposed Amended
Proposed Amended
Debate Adjourned
Request for Debate
Other proceedings
Point of Order
Rejected

H. 4717 -- Reps. Limehouse, Whatley, Simrill, Allison, Altman, Chellis, Davenport, Harrell, Law, Leach, Littlejohn, Moody-Lawrence, Rodgers, Sandifer, Scarborough, D.C. Smith, J.R. Smith, Stille, Talley, Taylor, Trotter, Walker, Webb and Wilkins: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 54-3-265 TO ENACT THE "SOUTH CAROLINA STATE PORTS AUTHORITY SEAPORT SECURITY ACT" SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT EACH SEAPORT UNDER THE JURISDICTION OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA PORTS AUTHORITY SHALL ESTABLISH AND MAINTAIN A SECURITY PLAN RELATING TO THE SPECIFIC AND IDENTIFIABLE NEEDS OF THE SEAPORT WHICH MUST BE REVIEWED BY THE STATE LAW ENFORCEMENT DIVISION (SLED), TO REQUIRE THAT A FINGERPRINT CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK BE PERFORMED ON A PERSON WHO HAS REGULAR ACCESS TO A SEAPORT FACILITY, TO REQUIRE THAT A PERSON WHO VISITS A SEAPORT FACILITY SHALL PROVIDE THE FACILITY'S AUTHORITIES CERTAIN FORMS OF IDENTIFICATION BEFORE HE MAY ENTER THE FACILITY, TO PROVIDE THAT EACH SEAPORT MUST PROVIDE SLED WITH AN ANNUAL REPORT THAT CONTAINS ITS DETERMINATIONS REGARDING ACCESS TO A SEAPORT AND ITS DETERMINATION, TO AUTHORIZE A PERSON'S ACCESS TO A SEAPORT AFTER THE APPEAL OF A DENIAL OF ACCESS TO A SEAPORT, TO PROVIDE THAT SLED MUST CONDUCT ANNUAL INSPECTIONS OF EACH SEAPORT TO DETERMINE WHETHER IT MEETS THE STANDARDS CONTAINED IN ITS SECURITY PLAN AND PROVIDE A REPORT CONTAINING ITS FINDINGS FROM THESE INSPECTIONS TO THE GOVERNOR, SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE OF THE SENATE, AND THE SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THESE PROVISIONS DO NOT CONFLICT WITH FEDERAL LAW.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4718 -- Rep. Harrison: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO ESTABLISH THE TASK FORCE ON CORRECTIONS AND PROVIDE ITS MEMBERSHIP AND DUTIES AND TO PROVIDE FOR IT TO MAKE A REPORT WITH RECOMMENDATIONS TO THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY BEFORE JANUARY 1, 2003, AFTER WHICH THE TASK FORCE TERMINATES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4719 -- Rep. Davenport: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE AND EXTEND SINCERE BEST WISHES TO MABEL FISHER OF SPARTANBURG COUNTY ON THE OCCASION OF HER ONE HUNDREDTH BIRTHDAY.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4720 -- Rep. Rhoad: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO PROVIDE THAT SCHOOL DAYS MISSED ON JANUARY 3 AND 4, 2002, BY THE STUDENTS OF A SCHOOL IN BAMBERG COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT 1 WHEN THE SCHOOL WAS CLOSED DUE TO SNOW, ICE, OR INCLEMENT WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXEMPTED FROM THE MAKE-UP REQUIREMENT OF THE DEFINED MINIMUM PLAN THAT FULL SCHOOL DAYS MISSED DUE TO EXTREME WEATHER OR OTHER CIRCUMSTANCES BE MADE UP.
Introduced and Committed
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recalled
Ratified

H. 4721 -- Rep. Rhoad: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO PROVIDE THAT SCHOOL DAYS MISSED ON JANUARY 7 AND 8, 2002, BY THE STUDENTS OF A SCHOOL IN BAMBERG COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT 2 WHEN THE SCHOOL WAS CLOSED DUE TO WATER PROBLEMS ARE EXEMPTED FROM THE MAKE-UP REQUIREMENT OF THE DEFINED MINIMUM PLAN THAT FULL SCHOOL DAYS MISSED DUE TO EXTREME WEATHER OR OTHER CIRCUMSTANCES BE MADE UP.
Introduced and Committed
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recalled
Ratified

H. 4722 -- Rep. Ott: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND AND CONGRATULATE RHETT TABER, JR., OF FORT MOTTE, WHO CAME IN FIRST PLACE IN THE INT AMATEUR SKI TOURNAMENT FIRST CLASS IN HOUSTON, TEXAS, TO RECOGNIZE THE TEAM BUOY CREEK WATER SKIERS, AND TO WISH THEM MUCH SUCCESS IN THEIR FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4723 -- Rep. Allen: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE CONGRATULATIONS OF THE MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA TO MR. ELMER BROWN, JR., ON HIS INDUCTION INTO THE PIEDMONT ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION HALL OF FAME'S RING OF HONOR, AND TO COMMEND HIM FOR HIS MORE THAN FORTY YEARS OF SELFLESS SERVICE TO PIEDMONT AREA LITTLE LEAGUE ATHLETICS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4724 -- Rep. Cato: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 38-74-10, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS PERTAINING TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA HEALTH INSURANCE POOL, SO AS TO MODIFY THE DEFINITIONS OF "HEALTH INSURANCE" AND "INDIVIDUAL MARKET"; TO AMEND SECTION 38-74-30, RELATING TO HEALTH INSURANCE POOL COVERAGE ELIGIBILITY, SO AS TO EXTEND MEDICARE SUPPLEMENT HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE TO THOSE INDIVIDUALS WHO ARE ELIGIBLE FOR MEDICARE DUE TO DISABILITY AND UNDER SIXTY-FIVE YEARS OF AGE; TO AMEND SECTION 38-74-60, RELATING TO MAJOR MEDICAL EXPENSE COVERAGE, SO AS TO EXTEND COVERAGE TO THOSE INDIVIDUALS WHO ARE ELIGIBLE FOR MEDICARE DUE TO DISABILITY AND UNDER SIXTY-FIVE YEARS OF AGE AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE TYPES OF BENEFIT PLANS TO BE OFFERED TO THESE INDIVIDUALS AND THE METHOD FOR ESTABLISHING PREMIUM RATES FOR THE COVERAGE; AND TO AMEND SECTION 38-74-80, RELATING TO TAX EXEMPTIONS AND CREDITS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IF THE TOTAL ASSESSMENT FOR ALL MEMBERS OF THE POOL EXCEEDS TEN MILLION DOLLARS IN ANY ONE YEAR, THE CREDIT FOR ANY MEMBER SHALL BE LIMITED TO THE AMOUNT DETERMINED BY MULTIPLYING THE MEMBER'S ASSESSMENT BY A FRACTION, THE NUMERATOR OF WHICH EQUALS TEN MILLION DOLLARS AND THE DENOMINATOR OF WHICH EQUALS THE TOTAL ASSESSMENT IN THE YEAR FOR ALL MEMBERS OF THE POOL.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4725 -- Rep. Harrell: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 33-10-110 SO AS TO AUTHORIZE A CORPORATION, BY AMENDMENT OF ITS ARTICLES OF INCORPORATION, TO CONVERT TO A NONPROFIT PUBLIC BENEFIT CORPORATION OR A NONPROFIT MUTUAL BENEFIT CORPORATION, TO PROVIDE FOR THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THE CONVERSION, THE REQUIREMENTS FOR THE AMENDMENTS TO THE ARTICLES, AND THE VOTING REQUIREMENT FOR ANY SHAREHOLDERS; AND TO AMEND SECTION 33-31-401, RELATING TO THE NAME OF A NONPROFIT CORPORATION, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A CORPORATION THAT CONVERTS TO NONPROFIT MAY CONTINUE TO USE ITS ORIGINAL NAME.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4726 -- Rep. Bowers: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-43-220, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO CLASSIFICATIONS OF PROPERTY AND ASSESSMENT RATIOS FOR PURPOSES OF THE PROPERTY TAX, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE FOUR PERCENT ASSESSMENT RATIO ALLOWED OWNER-OCCUPIED RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY EXTENDS TO AN OWNER'S NONADJACENT RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY OCCUPIED BY THE OWNER'S IMMEDIATE FAMILY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4727 -- Rep. Barrett: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 28, TITLE 44, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE SELF-SUFFICIENCY AND DISABILITY TRUST FUNDS AND AID FOR DEVELOPMENTALLY DISABLED, MENTALLY ILL, AND PHYSICALLY HANDICAPPED PERSONS, BY ADDING ARTICLE 5 SO AS TO ENACT THE WORK INCENTIVES IMPROVEMENT ACT OF 2002, INCLUDING PROVISIONS FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF DISABILITIES AND SPECIAL NEEDS TO PROMULGATE REGULATIONS ADMINISTERING CERTAIN MEDICAID BUY-IN PROGRAMS, AND TO APPLY FOR DEMONSTRATION PROJECTS UNDER THE SOCIAL SECURITY DISABILITY INSURANCE AND SUPPLEMENTAL SECURITY INCOME PROGRAMS, TO PROVIDE FOR APPLICATIONS BY THE DEPARTMENT FOR WAIVERS RELATING TO MEDICAID BUY-IN PROGRAMS, TO PROVIDE FOR APPLICATIONS FOR GRANTS TO SUPPORT STATE INFRASTRUCTURES TO SUPPORT WORKING INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES, TO PROVIDE FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT, COORDINATION, AND AUTHORIZATION FOR APPROPRIATIONS FOR A COMMUNITY-BASED WORK INCENTIVE OUTREACH PROGRAM FOR DISSEMINATING INFORMATION TO INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES ON WORK INCENTIVES, TO PROVIDE FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF CRITERIA FOR DETERMINING THE EFFECTIVENESS OF THE STATE'S WORK INCENTIVE INITIATIVES, TO PROVIDE FOR DEVELOPMENT OF A STRATEGY FOR ENHANCING EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT, DUTIES, AND MEMBERSHIP OF THE "WORK AND WORK INCENTIVES ADVISORY PANEL".
Introduced and Committed

H. 4728 -- Reps. Owens, Knotts, Whatley, G.M. Smith, W.D. Smith, Allison, Bales, Barfield, Barrett, Coates, Coleman, Delleney, Frye, Gilham, Harrison, Huggins, Kelley, Koon, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lourie, Lucas, Martin, McGee, Quinn, Rivers, Robinson, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Sinclair, D.C. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, Talley, Thompson, Walker, Weeks, White, A. Young and McLeod: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 24-13-470, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE UNLAWFUL THROWING OF BODY FLUIDS ON AN EMPLOYEE OF A STATE OR LOCAL CORRECTIONAL FACILITY BY AN INMATE, AND THE PENALTIES IMPOSED UPON A PERSON WHO VIOLATES THE PROVISIONS CONTAINED IN THIS SECTION, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IN ADDITION TO AN INMATE, THIS PROVISION ALSO APPLIES TO A DETAINEE, A PERSON TAKEN INTO CUSTODY, OR A PERSON UNDER ARREST WHO THROWS CERTAIN BODY FLUIDS ON AN EMPLOYEE OF A STATE OR LOCAL CORRECTIONAL FACILITY, OR A STATE OR LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER, A VISITOR OF A CORRECTIONAL FACILITY, OR ANY OTHER PERSON AUTHORIZED TO BE PRESENT IN A CORRECTIONAL FACILITY IN AN OFFICIAL CAPACITY, TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON ACCUSED OF A CRIME AS CONTAINED IN THIS SECTION MAY BE TESTED FOR CERTAIN DISEASES UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THIS SECTION DOES NOT APPLY TO CERTAIN PATIENTS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Other proceedings
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 4729 -- Reps. Knotts and Whatley: A BILL TO AMEND ARTICLE 9, CHAPTER 6, TITLE 23, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE DIVISION OF TRAINING AND CONTINUING EDUCATION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY, BY ADDING SECTION 23-6-431 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR FUNDING OF LAW ENFORCEMENT TRAINING COSTS AT THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE ACADEMY FROM THE SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATION LOTTERY ACCOUNT AND TO PROVIDE ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4730 -- Education and Public Works Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ARCHIVES AND HISTORY, RELATING TO GENERAL RETENTION SCHEDULE FOR STATE ADMINISTRATIVE RECORDS, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 2666, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Point of Order
Request for Debate
Other proceedings
Ratified

H. 4731 -- Education and Public Works Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ARCHIVES AND HISTORY, RELATING TO GENERAL RETENTION SCHEDULE FOR STATE FINANCIAL RECORDS, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 2667, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Request for Debate
Other proceedings
Point of Order
Ratified

H. 4732 -- Education and Public Works Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ARCHIVES AND HISTORY, RELATING TO GENERAL RETENTION SCHEDULES FOR COUNTY RECORDS, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 2669, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Request for Debate
Point of Order
Other proceedings
Ratified

H. 4733 -- Rep. Walker: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 59-26-85, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE NATIONAL BOARD FOR PROFESSIONAL TEACHING STANDARDS (NBPTS) CERTIFICATION OF TEACHERS AND INCREASES IN PAY RESULTING FROM THIS CERTIFICATION, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT WITH FUNDS APPROPRIATED AND SPECIFICALLY DESIGNATED FOR THIS PURPOSE BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY, SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGISTS WHO HAVE RECEIVED NATIONAL CERTIFICATION FROM THE AMERICAN SPEECH-LANGUAGE HEARING ASSOCIATION (ASHA) SHALL RECEIVE THE SAME INCREASE IN PAY FOR THE LIFE OF THE ASHA CERTIFICATION AS DO TEACHERS WHO HAVE RECEIVED NBPTS CERTIFICATION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4734 -- Reps. Walker, Cato, Allison, Altman, Bales, Barfield, Barrett, Bingham, G. Brown, Campsen, Chellis, Coates, Cooper, Dantzler, Davenport, Edge, Emory, Fleming, Frye, Gilham, Hamilton, Harrison, Haskins, Hinson, Huggins, Keegan, Kelley, Kirsh, Knotts, Koon, Law, Leach, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Loftis, Lucas, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Meacham-Richardson, Merrill, J.M. Neal, Ott, Owens, Phillips, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Riser, Robinson, Rodgers, Sandifer, Sharpe, Simrill, Sinclair, D.C. Smith, G.M. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Snow, Stille, Stuart, Talley, Thompson, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Vaughn, Webb, Whatley, White, Wilder, Wilkins, Witherspoon, A. Young and J. Young: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 13 TO CHAPTER 77, TITLE 38, RELATING TO AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE, SO AS TO ESTABLISH PROVISIONS FOR USING CREDIT INFORMATION IN MAKING UNDERWRITING AND RATE MAKING DECISIONS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4735 -- Reps. Clyburn, Hosey, Lourie and Carnell: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 59-150-230, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO WITHHOLDING OF A PERCENTAGE OF LOTTERY PRIZE WINNINGS FOR INCOME TAX, SO AS TO ALLOW THE RECIPIENT OF A PRIZE IN EXCESS OF ONE HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS TO ELECT TO HAVE THE AMOUNT WITHHELD FOR STATE INCOME TAX PAID OVER TO THE PUBLIC SCHOOL, SCHOOL DISTRICT, OR INSTITUTION OF HIGHER LEARNING OF HIS CHOICE AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE DESIGNATION DOES NOT GIVE RISE TO A CHARITABLE DEDUCTION OR TO A CHANGE OTHERWISE IN THE RECIPIENT'S TAXABLE INCOME.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4736 -- Reps. Harvin and J. Young: A BILL TO AUTHORIZE THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF SCHOOL DISTRICT 1 OF CLARENDON COUNTY TO ISSUE GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS OF THE DISTRICT UP TO ITS CONSTITUTIONAL DEBT LIMIT TO FUND AN OPERATING DEFICIT AND CURRENT OPERATING EXPENDITURES; TO PRESCRIBE THE CONDITIONS UNDER WHICH THE BONDS MAY BE ISSUED AND THE PURPOSES FOR WHICH THE PROCEEDS MAY BE EXPENDED; AND TO MAKE PROVISION FOR THE PAYMENT OF THE BONDS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Ratified

H. 4737 -- Reps. Vaughn, Miller, Cotty, Clyburn, Simrill, McLeod, Allen, Allison, Bales, Bingham, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Carnell, Cato, Davenport, Freeman, Haskins, Hayes, M. Hines, Hosey, Kennedy, Kirsh, Koon, Leach, Lee, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Lourie, Mack, Martin, McCraw, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, Neilson, Parks, Phillips, Rhoad, Rice, Riser, Robinson, Scott, Sinclair, F.N. Smith, J.E. Smith, Snow, Stille, Stuart, Talley, Townsend, Walker, Weeks, Wilder, Wilkins and D.C. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 4-1-170, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE ESTABLISHMENT OF MULTI-COUNTY INDUSTRIAL OR BUSINESS PARKS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT AGREEMENTS ESTABLISHING THESE PARKS MUST PROVIDE THAT EXPENSES OF THE PARK MUST BE PAID FROM PAYMENTS DUE COUNTIES, TO PROVIDE THAT SCHOOL DISTRICTS AND SPECIAL PURPOSE DISTRICTS IN WHICH PARK PROPERTY IS SITUATED MUST RECEIVE A PAYMENT EQUIVALENT TO PROPERTY TAXES OR OTHER IN-LIEU-OF TAX PAYMENTS BASED ON ASSESSED VALUE AND MILLAGE WITHOUT REDUCTION FOR ANY REASON EXCEPT WHERE A SPECIAL PURPOSE DISTRICT AGREES TO PAY PARK EXPENSES, TO PROVIDE THAT FOR PAYMENTS PURSUANT TO AN AGREEMENT ENTERED INTO OR ORDINANCE ENACTED BEFORE JULY 1, 2002, WHICH PROVIDES A REDUCED AMOUNT TO A SCHOOL DISTRICT, THE DISTRICT MUST BE PAID BY THE COUNTY THE SUM NECESSARY TO PROVIDE AN UNREDUCED PAYMENT, AND TO PROVIDE APPROPRIATE DEFINITIONS.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added

H. 4738 -- Reps. Loftis, Robinson, Barfield, Barrett, Cato, Davenport, Easterday, Frye, Gilham, Hamilton, Haskins, Riser, Sandifer, Sinclair, J.R. Smith, Trotter and Vaughn: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 44-37-30, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO NEONATAL TESTING OF CHILDREN, SO AS TO DELETE THE PROVISION REQUIRING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL TO STORE BLOOD TAKEN TO PERFORM THESE TESTS AND TO HAVE IT AVAILABLE FOR ADDITIONAL TESTS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4739 -- Reps. Howard, G. Brown, J.H. Neal, Weeks, Whipper, Hosey, Clyburn and Keegan: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-150-385 SO AS TO ESTABLISH THE BROADENING UNIVERSITY IMPROVEMENTS TO LIFE DIVERSITY FUND (BUILD) USING MONIES FROM THE EDUCATION LOTTERY ACCOUNT FOR THE PURPOSE OF PROVIDING GRANTS TO PRIVATE HISTORICALLY BLACK COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES TO BE USED FOR MAINTENANCE, REPAIR, RENOVATION, AND IMPROVEMENT OF CAPITAL FACILITIES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4740 -- Reps. Harrison and Wilkins: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 9, CHAPTER 21, TITLE 5 SO AS TO ENACT THE "MUNICIPAL FINANCE OVERSIGHT ACT OF 2002" TO CREATE THE MUNICIPAL FINANCE OVERSIGHT COMMISSION AND AN EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE OF THE COMMISSION, PROVIDE FOR THEIR COMPOSITION, POWERS, DUTIES, AND RESPONSIBILITIES, REQUIRE MUNICIPALITIES TO SUBMIT ANNUAL FINANCIAL REPORTS AND ANNUAL AUDITS, PROVIDE FOR SANCTIONS AGAINST MUNICIPALITIES THAT FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE COMMISSION'S PLAN FOR REFINANCING, ADJUSTING, OR COMPROMISING A DEBT, PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR AN OFFICER OR EMPLOYEE OF A MUNICIPALITY WHO FAILS TO COMPLY WITH THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 9 OF CHAPTER 21; AND TO AMEND SECTION 6-1-50, RELATING TO THE REQUIREMENT OF A FINANCIAL REPORT SUBMITTED BY COUNTIES AND MUNICIPALITIES TO THE COMPTROLLER GENERAL, SO AS TO REQUIRE THE REPORT BE SUBMITTED INSTEAD TO THE MUNICIPAL FINANCE COMMISSION AND DELETE A REFERENCE TO THE ADVISORY COMMISSION ON INTERGOVERNMENTAL RELATIONS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Proposed Amended
Other proceedings
Point of Order

H. 4741 -- Reps. Campsen, Harrell and Cotty: A HOUSE RESOLUTION EXPRESSING THE SENSE OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES THAT NO PERMANENT LAW, I.E., PART II'S, SHOULD BE INCLUDED IN THE GENERAL APPROPRIATIONS BILL FOR FISCAL YEAR 2002-2003, WHEN THE BILL IS UNDER CONSIDERATION IN THE HOUSE BEGINNING MARCH 11, 2002.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4742 -- Rep. McLeod: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-36-2110, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE MAXIMUM SALES, USE, AND CASUAL EXCISE TAX ON VARIOUS ITEMS OF TANGIBLE PERSONAL PROPERTY, INCLUDING MOTOR VEHICLES, SO AS TO IN ALL INSTANCES RAISE THE MAXIMUM TAX FROM THREE HUNDRED TO FIVE HUNDRED DOLLARS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4743 -- Rep. Townsend: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE THE TWENTY-TWO SOUTH CAROLINA TECHNICAL COLLEGE STUDENTS NAMED TO SOUTH CAROLINA'S 2002 ALL-STATE ACADEMIC TEAM IN THE ALL-USA ACADEMIC TEAM COMPETITION FOR TECHNICAL COLLEGES, COMMUNITY COLLEGES, AND JUNIOR COLLEGES SPONSORED BY PHI THETA KAPPA, THE AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF COMMUNITY COLLEGES, AND USA TODAY.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4744 -- Reps. Jennings, Scott, Moody-Lawrence, Hayes, Clyburn, Whipper, Govan, Bales, J.H. Neal, F.N. Smith, Allen, Battle, Breeland, J. Brown, R. Brown, Carnell, Cobb-Hunter, Emory, Freeman, Gourdine, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hosey, Howard, Lee, Lloyd, Mack, McCraw, Miller, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Parks, Phillips, J.E. Smith, Snow, Weeks and Wilder: A BILL TO AMEND ACT 66 OF 2001, RELATING TO THE GENERAL APPROPRIATIONS ACT FOR FISCAL YEAR 2001-2002 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 THESE EXEMPTIONS SHALL BE PROSPECTIVE ONLY, AND 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.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4745 -- Reps. Miller, Bales, Scott, Bowers, Altman, Barfield, Battle, Chellis, Harvin, J. Hines, Hosey, Kennedy, Lloyd, Loftis, Phillips, J.R. Smith, Snow and Witherspoon: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 12-37-223 SO AS TO LIMIT TO FIFTEEN PERCENT INCREASES IN FAIR MARKET VALUE OF OWNER-OCCUPIED RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY AND SECOND HOMES ATTRIBUTABLE TO QUADRENNIAL REASSESSMENT IN THE COUNTY, AND PROVIDE THE PERIOD FOR WHICH THIS EXEMPTION APPLIES; AND TO AMEND SECTION 12-37-223A., RELATING TO THE COUNTY OPTION PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTION LIMITING TO FIFTEEN PERCENT INCREASES IN FAIR MARKET OF REAL PROPERTY AS A RESULT OF QUADRENNIAL REASSESSMENT IN A COUNTY, SO AS TO CONFORM THIS OPTIONAL EXEMPTION TO THE PROVISIONS OF SECTION 12-37-223 OF THE 1976 CODE AS ADDED BY THIS ACT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4746 -- Reps. Ott, Rhoad, Sharpe, Witherspoon, Kirsh, Frye, Koon, Miller, Snow, Barrett, Knotts, Whatley, Hayes, McLeod, Kennedy, Bales, G. Brown, Campsen, Cobb-Hunter, Emory, J. Hines, Jennings, Limehouse, Lloyd, Loftis, J.M. Neal, Rivers, Robinson, Stille, Townsend, Trotter and Webb: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 11, TITLE 50, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PROTECTION OF GAME, BY ADDING SECTION 50-11-1763 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON OWNING A FOX HUNTING ENCLOSURE MAY PURCHASE AND RELEASE LIVE COYOTES INTO HIS PEN, TO PROVIDE FOR LICENSES, FEES, AND TAGS FOR TRAPPED COYOTES, AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS OF THIS SECTION; AND TO AMEND SECTION 50-11-1760, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO BRINGING, RELEASING, OR TRAPPING COYOTES IN THIS STATE, SO AS TO REVISE THE SECTION BY DELETING A PROVISION AUTHORIZING BRINGING A COYOTE INTO THIS STATE FOR EXHIBITION PURPOSES, AND INCREASE THE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS OF THIS SECTION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4747 -- Reps. Robinson, Cato, Hamilton, Leach, Loftis, Rice, Tripp, Trotter and Vaughn: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 6-1-300, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA 1976, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS FOR PURPOSES OF THE AUTHORITY OF LOCAL GOVERNMENTS TO ASSESS TAXES AND FEES, SO AS TO DEFINE "POSITIVE MAJORITY" AS A VOTE OF AT LEAST TWO-THIRDS OF THE ENTIRE MEMBERSHIP OF A GOVERNING BODY AND TO AMEND SECTION 6-1-320, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE REQUIREMENT FOR A POSITIVE MAJORITY VOTE OF A LOCAL GOVERNING BODY TO RAISE PROPERTY TAX MILLAGE AND THE EXEMPTIONS FROM THE REQUIREMENT FOR A POSITIVE MAJORITY VOTE, SO AS TO ELIMINATE THE EXEMPTION FOR A MILLAGE RATE INCREASE EQUAL TO AN INCREASE IN THE CONSUMER PRICE INDEX.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4748 -- Rep. McGee: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-3-115, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE OPERATION OF GOLF CARTS ON HIGHWAYS OR STREETS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A MUNICIPALITY MAY ALLOW GOLF CARTS THAT ARE EQUIPPED WITH HEADLIGHTS AND BRAKE LIGHTS TO OPERATE ALONG ITS HIGHWAYS OR STREETS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4749 -- Rep. Meacham-Richardson: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND TAYLOR BOWMAN OF FORT MILL FOR HIS TREMENDOUS VOLUNTEER EFFORTS TO IMPROVE THE EDUCATION OF CHILDREN IN HIS COMMUNITY, AND TO CONGRATULATE HIM ON BEING NAMED A RECIPIENT OF THE 2002 PRUDENTIAL SPIRIT OF COMMUNITY AWARD.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4750 -- Reps. R. Brown, Moody-Lawrence and F.N. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-3385, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE ELIGIBILITY FOR THE TUITION TAX CREDIT AND SECTION 59-149-90, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO LIFE SCHOLARSHIP ELIGIBILITY, SO AS TO DELETE PROVISIONS THAT MAKE A STUDENT INELIGIBLE FOR THE TUITION TAX CREDIT OR LIFE SCHOLARSHIP WHO HAS BEEN CONVICTED OF AN ALCOHOL OR DRUG-RELATED OFFENSE WHICH IS NOT A FELONY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4751 -- Reps. M. Hines and J. Hines: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION SALUTING DR. CHARLES E. BEVIS UPON HIS RETIREMENT AS EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE PEE DEE MENTAL HEALTH CENTER, AND THANKING HIM FOR HIS EXCELLENT PUBLIC SERVICE DURING HIS DISTINGUISHED CAREER.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4752 -- Reps. Huggins, Knotts, Bingham, Frye, Koon, Riser and Stuart: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE DEEPEST APPRECIATION OF THE MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO DR. JAIME CONDOM, M.D., FOR HIS EFFORTS TO IMPROVE THE LIVES OF THE STATE'S MENTALLY DISABLED AND TO EXTEND BEST WISHES TO DR. CONDOM AND HIS FAMILY ON THE OCCASION OF HIS RETIREMENT FROM THE SOUTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF MENTAL HEALTH.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4753 -- Reps. Miller and Snow: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND AND CONGRATULATE GIFTED STORYTELLER, EXCEPTIONAL LITERARY ARTIST, AND GENEROUS PHILANTHROPIST, DR. LEE R. MINTON OF PAWLEYS ISLAND, FOR HIS DISTINGUISHED CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE STUDY AND PRESERVATION OF SOUTHERN HISTORY AND CULTURE THROUGH HIS OUTSTANDING ASSISTANCE WITH PROGRAMS FOCUSING ON THE ARTS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4754 -- Rep. Townsend: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO URGE THE PUBLIC AND STATE AGENCIES INVOLVED IN TRAFFIC INCIDENT MANAGEMENT TO ENHANCE THE FLOW OF MOTOR VEHICLE TRAFFIC AND REDUCE THE DANGER OF ACCIDENTS ALONG THE STATE'S ROADWAYS BY MAKING EVERY REASONABLE EFFORT TO MOVE CERTAIN VEHICLES INVOLVED IN TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS AND DISABLED VEHICLES FROM THE STATE'S ROADWAYS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Adopted

H. 4755 -- Rep. Sandifer: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND BRITT REAMES OF SENECA, FOR HIS HARD WORK AND DETERMINATION THAT HAVE LED TO A SUCCESSFUL CAREER IN PROFESSIONAL BASEBALL, CONGRATULATE HIM ON HAVING HIS JERSEY RETIRED BY SENECA HIGH SCHOOL, AND WISH HIM CONTINUED SUCCESS AND ACHIEVEMENT IN HIS CHOSEN FIELD.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4756 -- Reps. J.E. Smith, Haskins, Quinn, J.H. Neal and Talley: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO ENCOURAGE PRIVATE HEALTH INSURANCE COMPANIES AND EMPLOYERS TO INCLUDE INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR THE SCREENING AND DETECTION OF COLORECTAL CANCER.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4757 -- Rep. Harrison: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 23-19-20, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO CHARGES A SHERIFF OR JAILER MAY IMPOSE FOR THE HOUSING OF PRISONERS COMMITTED TO A COUNTY JAIL TO SERVE A SENTENCE IMPOSED BY THE FEDERAL COURTS, SO AS TO REVISE THE CHARGE AND CONTRACTUAL PROCEDURE BY ALLOWING SHERIFFS, JAILERS, AND MUNICIPALITIES TO CHARGE AN AMOUNT PER DAY AS PROVIDED BY CONTRACTUAL AGREEMENT WITH THE APPROPRIATE FEDERAL AUTHORITY FOR EACH PERSON COMMITTED TO A JAIL OR ANOTHER DETENTION FACILITY EITHER AS A PRETRIAL FEDERAL DETAINEE, PENDING A JUDICIAL HEARING OR ACTION, AS A FEDERAL PRISONER IN TRANSIT FROM OR AWAITING TRANSFER TO ANOTHER INSTITUTION, OR AS A FEDERAL INMATE SERVING A SENTENCE IMPOSED BY THE UNITED STATES COURTS, TO DELETE THE PROVISION THAT ALLOWS A PORTION OF THE CHARGE TO BE USED BY THE COUNTY JAIL, TO PROVIDE THAT THE CONTRACT MUST BE SIGNED BY THE SHERIFF IF HE IS RESPONSIBLE FOR OPERATING A COUNTY JAIL OR DETENTION FACILITY USED TO HOUSE FEDERAL DETAINEES, PRISONERS, OR INMATES, AND TO PROVIDE THAT ANY EXPENDITURE OF MONIES CONTAINED IN THIS SECTION MUST BE MADE IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE ESTABLISHED PROCUREMENT PROCEDURES OF THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT WHICH HAS BUDGET APPROPRIATION AUTHORITY FOR THE JAIL OR DETENTION FACILITY.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 4758 -- Rep. Harrison: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 40-18-30, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA LAW ENFORCEMENT DIVISION (SLED), SO AS TO REQUIRE SLED TO SUBMIT FINGERPRINT CARDS, RECEIVED IN CONNECTION WITH SECURITY, INVESTIGATION, AND WEAPON LICENSE AND PERMIT APPLICATIONS, RESPECTIVELY, TO THE FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION TO FACILITATE A NATIONAL CRIMINAL RECORDS CHECK OF THE APPLICANT; TO AMEND SECTIONS 40-18-50 AND 40-18-70, RELATING TO CONTRACT SECURITY BUSINESS LICENSE REQUIREMENTS AND PRIVATE INVESTIGATOR LICENSE REQUIREMENTS, RESPECTIVELY, SO AS TO DELETE PROVISIONS REQUIRING A BOND TO PAY A PERSON'S LOSS AS A RESULT OF A LICENSEE'S VIOLATION OF CERTAIN LAWS OR REGULATIONS, PROVISIONS AUTHORIZING A PERSON TO INITIATE AN ACTION AGAINST THE LICENSEE OR THE LICENSEE'S INSURER, AND TEMPORARY PROVISIONS NO LONGER APPLICABLE; AND TO AMEND SECTION 40-18-100, RELATING TO SECURITY WEAPONS PERMIT APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS, SO AS TO REQUIRE AN APPLICANT TO SUBMIT A SET OF FINGERPRINTS TO BE USED TO FACILITATE A NATIONAL CRIMINAL RECORDS CHECK.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings

H. 4759 -- Rep. Harrison: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 40-18-80, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO SECURITY OFFICER REGISTRATION QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS, SO AS TO REQUIRE AN APPLICANT TO HAVE A HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA OR THE EQUIVALENT AND TO EXEMPT PERSONS FROM THIS REQUIREMENT WHO WERE REGISTERED BEFORE THIS REQUIREMENT BECAME EFFECTIVE AND WHO HAVE MAINTAINED THEIR REGISTRATION; AND TO AMEND SECTION 40-18-130, RELATING TO GROUNDS FOR THE STATE LAW ENFORCEMENT DIVISION TO DENY, SUSPEND, OR REVOKE A LICENSE OR REGISTRATION FOR A SECURITY OR INVESTIGATION AGENCY, SO AS TO INCLUDE IN THESE GROUNDS COMMISSION OF AN ACT OF FRAUD OR DISHONESTY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4760 -- Rep. Simrill: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 42-1-130, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE DEFINITION OF "EMPLOYEE" FOR PURPOSES OF WORKERS' COMPENSATION, SO AS TO INCLUDE STATE CONSTABLES; TO AMEND SECTION 42-7-65, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO WORKERS' COMPENSATION AND THE DESIGNATED AVERAGE WEEKLY WAGE FOR CERTAIN CATEGORIES OF EMPLOYEES, SO AS TO INCLUDE PROVISIONS FOR VOLUNTEER STATE CONSTABLES WHO SERVE WITHOUT COMPENSATION.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Other proceedings

H. 4761 -- Rep. Simrill: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 38-75-1010 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON LICENSED IN THIS STATE AS A TITLE INSURER OR AS A TITLE INSURANCE AGENT MAY NOT PAY, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, ANY PORTION OF A PREMIUM OR COMMISSION WITH A PERSON NOT LICENSED BY THIS STATE AS EITHER A TITLE INSURER OR TITLE INSURANCE AGENT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4762 -- Reps. Rice, Robinson, Webb and Knotts: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 56-5-2956 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT WHEN A MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT RESULTS IN THE DEATH OR SERIOUS BODILY INJURY OF A PEDESTRIAN OR A PERSON WHO IS A PASSENGER IN, OR THE OPERATOR OF A MOTOR VEHICLE INVOLVED IN AN ACCIDENT, THEN A CHEMICAL TEST MUST BE ADMINISTERED ON ALL MOTOR VEHICLE OPERATORS INVOLVED IN THE ACCIDENT AND UPON ANY DECEDENT WHO WAS NOT A MOTOR VEHICLE OPERATOR UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 4763 -- Rep. Snow: A JOINT RESOLUTION EXTENDING THE PAYMENT DUE DATE OF THE 2001 REAL PROPERTY TAXES IN WILLIAMSBURG COUNTY FROM JANUARY 31, 2002, TO FEBRUARY 28, 2002, AS A RESULT OF A COMPUTER MALFUNCTION.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings

H. 4764 -- Reps. W.D. 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, 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, Rodgers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sharpe, Sheheen, Simrill, Sinclair, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. 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 EXPRESSING THE APPRECIATION OF THE MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY FOR THE DISTINGUISHED SERVICE OF THEIR COLLEAGUE, REPRESENTATIVE AL ROBINSON, AS HE LEAVES THE HOUSE TO ASSUME DUTIES IN WASHINGTON, D.C., WITH THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND WISHING FOR HIM A SUCCESSFUL AND PRODUCTIVE CAREER IN FEDERAL SERVICE.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4765 -- Reps. Koon, Frye, Bingham, Riser, Huggins, Knotts and Stuart: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS PROFOUND SORROW OF THE MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA UPON THE DEATH OF DON CAUGHMAN OF WEST COLUMBIA ON FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2002, AND EXTEND DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO HIS FAMILY AND MANY FRIENDS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4766 -- Ways and Means Committee: A HOUSE RESOLUTION EXPRESSING THE SENSE OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES THAT NO PERMANENT LAW, I.E., PART II'S, SHOULD BE INCLUDED IN THE GENERAL APPROPRIATIONS BILL FOR FISCAL YEAR 2002-2003, WHEN THE BILL IS UNDER CONSIDERATION IN THE HOUSE BEGINNING MARCH 11, 2002.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4767 -- Reps. Gilham, Allison, Rodgers, Walker, Vaughn and Hamilton: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 44-55-40, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO WATER, SEWAGE, WASTE DISPOSAL, AND THE LIKE SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT CERTAIN PROVISIONS RELATING TO THE PROTECTION AND MAINTENANCE OF WATER SYSTEMS DO NOT APPLY TO A PROFESSIONALLY INSTALLED LAWN SPRINKLER SYSTEM OR LAWN IRRIGATION SYSTEM CONNECTED TO A PUBLIC WATER SYSTEM.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Proposed Amended
Debate Adjourned
Point of Order
Reconsidered

H. 4768 -- Rep. White: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 48-1-89 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A WHOLE EFFLUENT TOXICITY (WET) TEST RESULT THAT DEVIATES FROM WATER QUALITY STANDARDS ENFORCED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL DOES NOT CONSTITUTE A VIOLATION WITHOUT EVIDENCE OF OTHER WATER QUALITY STANDARD DEVIATIONS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4769 -- Reps. J. Young, G.M. Smith, Cotty, Scarborough, Quinn, McGee, Knotts, Rice, Allison, Altman, Campsen, Coates, Dantzler, Delleney, Easterday, Fleming, Gilham, Hamilton, J. Hines, Hinson, Kirsh, Law, Leach, Limehouse, Loftis, Lucas, McLeod, Merrill, Owens, Perry, Robinson, Sharpe, Talley, Walker, Wilkins, A. Young, Bingham, Webb, Rodgers, Stille, Simrill, and Chellis: A BILL TO REPEAL A JOINT RESOLUTION OF 2002 BEARING RATIFICATION NUMBER 176, ESTABLISHING AN ANNUAL NURSING HOME FRANCHISE FEE.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor removed
Co-Sponsor removed
Co-Sponsor removed
Co-Sponsor removed
Co-Sponsor removed
Co-Sponsor removed
Co-Sponsor removed
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Other proceedings

H. 4770 -- Rep. Allen: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND AND HONOR PASTOR CURTIS L. JOHNSON OF VALLEY BROOK OUTREACH BAPTIST CHURCH IN GREENVILLE FOR HIS DYNAMIC CHRISTIAN MINISTRY AND HIS DEDICATION TO SERVING HIS FELLOW MAN TO THE GLORY OF GOD.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4771 -- Reps. Keegan, Knotts, Hosey, Whipper, Clyburn, Frye, Gourdine, J. Hines, Kelley, Leach, Littlejohn and Whatley: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 40-3-20, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS USED CONCERNING THE LICENSURE AND REGULATION OF ARCHITECTS, SO AS TO ADD THE DEFINITIONS OF "EMERITUS ARCHITECT" AND "RETIRED FROM ACTIVE PRACTICE"; TO AMEND SECTION 40-3-230, RELATING TO QUALIFICATIONS FOR LICENSURE AS AN ARCHITECT, SO AS TO INCLUDE THE CANADIAN ARCHITECTURAL CERTIFICATION BOARD AS AN ACCREDITING BODY OF SCHOOLS OR PROGRAMS FOR ARCHITECTS; TO AMEND SECTION 40-3-250, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO LICENSE RENEWAL REQUIREMENTS, SO AS TO EXEMPT EMERITUS ARCHITECTS FROM CONTINUING EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS UNLESS RETURNING TO ACTIVE PRACTICE AND TO PROVIDE CONTINUING EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS FOR EMERITUS ARCHITECTS WHO WISH TO RETURN TO ACTIVE PRACTICE; TO ADD SECTION 40-3-255 SO AS TO AUTHORIZE THE BOARD OF ARCHITECTURAL EXAMINERS TO ESTABLISH THE SOUTH CAROLINA ARCHITECTURE EDUCATION AND RESEARCH FUND, TO ALLOCATE REVENUE FROM RENEWAL FEES TO THE FUND, TO PROVIDE FOR THE PURPOSES OF THE FUND AND PROVIDE FOR CERTAIN REPORTS TO THE CHAIRMAN OF THE HOUSE AND SENATE LABOR, COMMERCE AND INDUSTRY COMMITTEES ON HOW FUNDS WERE EXPENDED THE PRECEDING FISCAL YEAR.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Senate Amendments Amended
Other proceedings
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Message from Senate
Message from Senate
Ratified

H. 4772 -- Rep. Sandifer: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE HOLLI LYNN THOMPSON, MISS OCONEE FOR 2001, FOR HER YEAR OF EXEMPLARY REPRESENTATION OF OCONEE COUNTY AND OF ALL THAT IS SPECIAL ABOUT ITS CITIZENS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4773 -- Reps. Gilham and Rodgers: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-40, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PERSONS WHO MAY NOT OBTAIN A DRIVER'S LICENSE OR HAVE A DRIVER'S LICENSE RENEWED, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON FROM ANOTHER COUNTRY, OR HIS DEPENDENTS, WHO IS NOT A RESIDENT OF SOUTH CAROLINA BUT IS PRESENT IN THE STATE ON A VISITOR VISA AND WHO OWNS PROPERTY IN THE STATE MAY BE ISSUED A DRIVER'S LICENSE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4774 -- Reps. Clyburn and Lourie: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 2-1-220 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY MAY NOT RECEIVE SPECIAL PAY WHEN THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY IS CONVENED FOR A SPECIAL OR EXTRA LEGISLATIVE SESSION IN A YEAR IN WHICH THERE ARE ACROSS THE BOARD REDUCTIONS IN STATE AGENCY BUDGETS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4775 -- Reps. Lloyd, Bowers, Hosey, M. Hines, Whipper, Moody-Lawrence, Breeland, Clyburn, Gourdine, J. Hines and Kirsh: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 22-3-790, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE RECORDING AND ACKNOWLEDGMENT OF TESTIMONY PRESENTED BEFORE A MAGISTRATE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IN A CASE IN WHICH A STENOGRAPHER RECORDS THE TESTIMONY OR A CASE IN WHICH TESTIMONY IS ELECTRONICALLY RECORDED, THE RECORD OF THE TESTIMONY MUST BE RETAINED BY THE MAGISTRATE FOR AT LEAST THIRTY DAYS, AND TO PROVIDE THAT IF THE MAGISTRATE FAILS TO MAINTAIN THE RECORD OF THIS TESTIMONY, THEN AN APPELLATE COURT MUST GRANT THE DEFENDANT A NEW TRIAL UPON AN APPEAL OF THE MAGISTRATE'S VERDICT.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended

H. 4776 -- Reps. Wilkins and Harrell: A HOUSE RESOLUTION EXPRESSING THE APPRECIATION OF THE MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES FOR THE DISTINGUISHED CAREER IN PUBLIC SERVICE OF HENRY MCMASTER OF COLUMBIA, MOST RECENTLY AS CHAIRMAN OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA REPUBLICAN PARTY ON THE OCCASION OF HIS RETIREMENT FROM THE POST OF PARTY CHAIRMAN AND WISHING FOR HIM A LONG CAREER OF FURTHER SERVICE TO THE STATE AND THE NATION.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4777 -- Reps. Hosey and Clyburn: A HOUSE RESOLUTION EXPRESSING SORROW AT THE DEATH OF MS. JOHNNIE RUTH JENKINS OF BARNWELL COUNTY, AND EXTENDING SYMPATHY TO HER FAMILY AND MANY FRIENDS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4778 -- 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 COMMEND THE REVEREND ANTHONY A. MCCALLUM FOR HIS OUTSTANDING ACCOMPLISHMENTS AND LIFETIME OF SERVICE TO HIS FELLOWMAN AS A DEDICATED MINISTER OF THE GOSPEL OF OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST, AND TO JOYFULLY EXTEND A WARM WELCOME TO HIM AND HIS FAMILY ON THE OCCASION OF HIS INSTALLATION AS THE PASTOR AND SPIRITUAL LEADER OF BETHLEHEM BAPTIST CHURCH OF COLUMBIA.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4779 -- Reps. Davenport and Lee: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND AND HONOR SHANNON L. WYATT FOR HER DEDICATED LEADERSHIP AND THOROUGH SENSE OF RESPONSIBILITY AS AN EMPLOYEE OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS AT THE NORTHSIDE CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTION IN SPARTANBURG.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4780 -- Reps. J.E. Smith and Lourie: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 1-11-720, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THOSE ENTITIES WHOSE EMPLOYEES ARE ELIGIBLE TO PARTICIPATE IN THE STATE HEALTH AND DENTAL INSURANCE PLANS, SO AS TO INCLUDE COUNTY FIRST STEPS PARTNERSHIPS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4781 -- Rep. Perry: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO HONOR MR. JACOB PERRON GARVIN OF AIKEN COUNTY AS ONE OF THE LAST REMAINING FIRST-GENERATION DESCENDANTS OF A CONFEDERATE VETERAN AND TO WISH HIM MANY MORE YEARS OF HEALTH AND HAPPINESS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4782 -- Reps. Barrett, Webb, Trotter, Robinson and Rice: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION EXPRESSING APPRECIATION TO CHIEF LONNIE JO SAXON FOR HIS OUTSTANDING SERVICE TO CLEMSON UNIVERSITY IN THE AREA OF LAW ENFORCEMENT, AND WISHING HIM MUCH SUCCESS AND HAPPINESS UPON HIS RETIREMENT.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4783 -- Rep. Sharpe: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-3-250, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE STATEMENT CERTIFYING PAYMENT OF COUNTY AND MUNICIPAL TAXES IN ORDER TO REGISTER AND LICENSE A MOTOR VEHICLE, SO AS TO REQUIRE A COUNTY TREASURER TO CERTIFY TO THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY WHEN PROPERTY TAXES ARE UNPAID ON A VEHICLE THAT HAS A PENDING REGISTRATION APPLICATION AND TO PROVIDE FURTHER THAT THE APPLICATION BE DENIED.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4784 -- Reps. Jennings, Townsend and Neilson: 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 NATIONALLY-SPONSORED NASCAR RACING EVENTS HELD IN THIS STATE IN 2002.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4785 -- Reps. Klauber, 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, 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 RECOGNIZING THE NATIONAL GUARD AND RESERVE AS ESSENTIAL TO THE STRENGTH AND WELL-BEING OF OUR NATION AND STATE, AND EXPRESSING DEEPEST APPRECIATION AND SUPPORT FOR THE THOUSANDS OF SOUTH CAROLINIANS PROUDLY SERVING IN THE NATIONAL GUARD AND RESERVE.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4786 -- Reps. Meacham-Richardson and Cato: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 58-33-115 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT NO PERSON SHALL GIVE, SELL, LEASE, ASSIGN, TRANSFER, MORTGAGE, PLEDGE, HYPOTHECATE, OR OTHERWISE DISPOSE OF A CERTIFICATE OF ENVIRONMENTAL COMPATIBILITY AND PUBLIC CONVENIENCE AND NECESSITY OR RIGHTS UNDER THE CERTIFICATE ISSUED BY THE PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION WITH RESPECT TO THE OPERATION OF A MAJOR UTILITY FACILITY KNOWN AS A "MERCHANT PLANT".
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Other proceedings

H. 4787 -- Reps. Snow, G. Brown and Allison: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND HARRY TURNER FOR PROMOTING BEACH MUSIC THROUGHOUT SOUTH CAROLINA AND THE WORLD AND TO PROCLAIM HIM AN "AMBASSADOR OF BEACH MUSIC".
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4788 -- Rep. Weeks: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND MR. JAMES T. MCCAIN OF SUMTER, A LEGENDARY FREEDOM FIGHTER FOR HIS EXTRAORDINARY ACCOMPLISHMENTS AND LIFE WORKS AND SINCERELY WISH THE BEST FOR HIM AS HE CELEBRATES HIS NINETY-SEVENTH BIRTHDAY ON MARCH 8, 2002.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4789 -- Reps. Talley, Allison, Davenport, Lee, Littlejohn, Sinclair, W.D. Smith and Walker: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND AND EXPRESS DEEPEST APPRECIATION TO THE SPARTANBURG COUNTY FOUNDATION, ITS TRUSTEES, CONSTITUENTS, AND STAFF FOR ITS OUTSTANDING AND GENEROUS INVESTMENT IN OUR SCHOOLS, AND FOR THIS PIONEERING PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIP INVESTMENT IN OUR FUTURE THROUGH THE EDUCATION OF OUR YOUTH.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4790 -- 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 CONGRATULATE VANESSA ALEXANDRA MENDOZA, OF UNGUIA, CHOCO, COLOMBIA, SOUTH AMERICA, UPON WINNING THE COVETED CROWN AND TITLE OF "MISS COLOMBIA" IN THE 2001-2002 MISS COLOMBIA BEAUTY PAGEANT, TO ESPECIALLY COMMEND HER ON BEING THE FIRST BLACK WOMAN TO BECOME "MISS COLOMBIA", AND TO WISH HER EVERY SUCCESS IN ALL OF HER FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4791 -- Reps. Knotts, Davenport, Frye, Koon, Leach, Littlejohn, Riser, Sinclair, Stuart, Vaughn and Wilkins: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 30-4-55 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PUBLIC BODY OR PERSON OR ENTITY ACTING ON BEHALF OF THE PUBLIC BODY THAT OFFERS CERTAIN INCENTIVES TO ATTRACT A BUSINESS OR INDUSTRY TO INVEST IN SOUTH CAROLINA MUST DISCLOSE THE FISCAL IMPACT OF THE OFFER ON THE PUBLIC BODY OR OTHER GOVERNMENTAL ENTITY AT THE TIME THE OFFER IS ACCEPTED OR REJECTED, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE FISCAL IMPACT DISCLOSURE MUST REVEAL; AND TO AMEND SECTION 30-4-40, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO MATTERS EXEMPT FROM DISCLOSURE UNDER THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT MEMORANDA, CORRESPONDENCE, AND DOCUMENTS RELATING TO AN OFFER MADE TO AN INDUSTRY OR BUSINESS OF INCENTIVES THAT REQUIRE THE EXPENDITURE OF PUBLIC FUNDS, THE TRANSFER OF ANYTHING OF VALUE OR THAT REDUCES THE RATE OR ALTERS THE METHOD OF TAXATION OF THE BUSINESS OR INDUSTRY, OR RELATING TO ANY OTHER KIND OF FINANCIAL AGREEMENT OR ARRANGEMENT OFFERED AS AN INCENTIVE, ARE NOT EXEMPT FROM DISCLOSURE AFTER THE OFFER IS ACCEPTED BY THE INDUSTRY OR BUSINESS TO WHOM THE OFFER WAS MADE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4792 -- Reps. Kelley, Cooper, Kirsh, 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, Kennedy, 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 CELEBRATING THE MANY CONTRIBUTIONS OF ROBERT C. "BOB" TOOMEY TO THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA ON THE OCCASION OF HIS WELL-DESERVED RETIREMENT, AND EXTENDING THE BEST WISHES OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO HIM FOR A HEALTHY AND HAPPY HIATUS FROM PROFESSIONAL PUBLIC SERVICE.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4793 -- Rep. Talley: A JOINT RESOLUTION REINSTATING MEDICAID REIMBURSEMENT FOR COUNSELING AND BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES ELIMINATED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES PURSUANT TO THE MEDICAID BULLETIN DATED OCTOBER 31, 2001, PUBLISHED BY THE DEPARTMENT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4794 -- Reps. Howard, J.E. Smith, J.H. Neal and Scott: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 7-7-465, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE DESIGNATION OF VOTING PRECINCTS IN RICHLAND COUNTY, SO AS TO REDESIGNATE CERTAIN PRECINCTS AND CHANGE THE MAP DESIGNATION ON WHICH THE LINES OF THOSE PRECINCTS ARE DELINEATED.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Ratified

H. 4795 -- Rep. Klauber: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 35-1-430, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE DURATION OF VARIOUS SECURITIES REGISTRATIONS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT INVESTMENT ADVISERS, INVESTMENT ADVISER REPRESENTATIVES, AND FEDERAL COVERED ADVISERS ARE SUBJECT TO THE SAME REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS AS BROKER-DEALERS AND BROKER-DEALER AGENTS; TO AMEND SECTION 35-1-480, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO VARIOUS SECURITIES FILING FEES, SO AS TO INCREASE THE FILING FEE FOR INVESTMENT ADVISERS AND FEDERAL COVERED ADVISERS FROM FOUR HUNDRED DOLLARS BIENNIALLY TO THREE HUNDRED DOLLARS ANNUALLY, AND TO INCREASE THE FILING FEE FOR INVESTMENT ADVISER REPRESENTATIVES FROM ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS BIENNIALLY TO ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS ANNUALLY.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Other proceedings
Point of Order

H. 4796 -- Reps. Barfield, Edge, Keegan, Kelley, Miller, Witherspoon, Allen, 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, 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, Kennedy, Kirsh, Klauber, Knotts, Koon, Law, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Meacham-Richardson, Merrill, 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, A. Young and J. Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE SENSE OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY THAT BENEDICT P. (DICK) ROSEN, A DISTINGUISHED SOUTH CAROLINA BUSINESS AND CIVIC LEADER, WOULD MAKE AN OUTSTANDING MEMBER OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE YAWKEY FOUNDATION AND TO RECOMMEND HIM TO THE YAWKEY FOUNDATION BOARD OF TRUSTEES AS IT INCREASES THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE BOARD.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4797 -- Reps. J.R. 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, 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, 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 CONGRATULATE JUNE MURFF OF AIKEN FOR HER MANY YEARS OF DEDICATED SERVICE TO THE CITIZENS OF AIKEN AND SOUTH CAROLINA, AND TO EXTEND BEST WISHES TO HER AND HER FAMILY ON THE OCCASION OF HER RETIREMENT AS PRESIDENT OF THE AIKEN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4798 -- Rep. Clyburn: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION EXPRESSING SORROW AT THE DEATH OF MRS. MARIE DEASON CLEMENT, AND EXTENDING SYMPATHY TO HER FAMILY AND MANY FRIENDS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4799 -- Rep. Weeks: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE PROFOUND SORROW OF THE MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY UPON THE DEATH OF LOVING MOTHER, TEACHER, AND COMFORTER, MRS. ESSIE VERMELL GIBSON BENBOW OF SUMTER ON FEBRUARY 15, 2002, AND TO EXTEND DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO HER FAMILY AND MANY FRIENDS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4800 -- Reps. Taylor, Wilder, Carnell, J. Brown, Klauber and Parks: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO CELEBRATE THE REMARKABLE LIFE OF MRS. MILDRED HENDERSON LINDSAY OF LAURENS ON THE JOYOUS OCCASION OF HER EIGHTIETH BIRTHDAY AND TO WISH HER MANY MORE YEARS OF HEALTH AND HAPPINESS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4801 -- Rep. Huggins: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 56-1-461 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IT IS UNLAWFUL FOR A PERSON TO KNOWINGLY ALLOW ANOTHER PERSON WHOSE DRIVER'S LICENSE HAS BEEN SUSPENDED TO OPERATE A MOTOR VEHICLE, AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR A VIOLATION OF THIS PROVISION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4802 -- Reps. Sandifer and Barrett: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 8-11-83, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PAYROLL DEDUCTION FOR DUES OF STATE EMPLOYEES' ASSOCIATIONS, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR PAYROLL DEDUCTION FOR DUES OF MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA WILDLIFE LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS' ASSOCIATION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4803 -- Rep. Lucas: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 15 TO CHAPTER 41, TITLE 33, AND BY ADDING SECTION 33-42-2050 TO CHAPTER 42, TITLE 33, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR MERGER INTO A LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY BY A GENERAL PARTNERSHIP AND A LIMITED PARTNERSHIP, RESPECTIVELY; TO AMEND SECTIONS 33-44-902 AND 33-44-903, RELATING TO CONVERSION OF A PARTNERSHIP OR LIMITED PARTNERSHIP TO A LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR CONVERSION FROM A BUSINESS CORPORATION TO A LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY AND TO PROVIDE FOR A FILING OF AFFIDAVIT OF NAME CHANGE PROCEDURE; BY ADDING SECTION 33-11-110 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR MERGER OF A BUSINESS CORPORATION INTO A LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY; TO AMEND SECTIONS 33-11-101, AS AMENDED, AND 33-31-1101, RELATING TO MERGER INTO ANOTHER ENTITY BY A BUSINESS CORPORATION AND A NONPROFIT CORPORATION, RESPECTIVELY, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR MERGER INTO A LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY BY A BUSINESS CORPORATION AND A NONPROFIT CORPORATION; TO AMEND SECTION 33-44-501, RELATING TO THE DISTRIBUTIONAL INTEREST OF A MEMBER OF A LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR FIRST REFUSAL RIGHTS IN THE LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY FOR THE TRANSFER OF A DISTRIBUTIONAL INTEREST BY A LIVING MEMBER; BY ADDING SECTION 33-44-505 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR FIRST REFUSAL RIGHTS IN THE LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY FOR THE TRANSFER OF THE ESTATE OF A DECEASED MEMBER; TO AMEND SECTION 33-44-101, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS FOR PURPOSES OF THE UNIFORM LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY ACT, SO AS TO DEFINE A "PERPETUAL COMPANY"; TO AMEND SECTIONS 33-44-203 AND 33-44-208, RELATING TO ORGANIZATION OF A LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY, BOTH SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR A COMPANY WITH PERPETUAL EXISTENCE; TO AMEND SECTIONS 33-44-603, AS AMENDED, AND 33-44-801, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO RIGHTS OF A DISSOCIATED MEMBER TO DISTRIBUTION IN A LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY, BOTH SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR WINDING UP OF THE BUSINESS AND EFFECT OF DISSOCIATION ON A MEMBER OF A PERPETUAL LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY; TO AMEND SECTION 33-44-301, RELATING TO AGENCY OF A MEMBER AND OF A MANAGER OF A LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A DESIGNEE OF EITHER MAY SIGN AND DELIVER FOR THE MEMBER OR MANAGER ANY INSTRUMENT IN THE ORDINARY COURSE OF THE COMPANY'S BUSINESS; TO AMEND SECTION 33-44-404, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO MANAGEMENT OF A LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE APPOINTMENT OF COMMITTEES TO EXERCISE CERTAIN POWERS; AND BY ADDING ARTICLE 13 TO CHAPTER 44, TITLE 33, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR A LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY THAT RENDERS A PROFESSIONAL SERVICE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4804 -- Reps. Harvin and J. Young: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO AUTHORIZE THE CLARENDON COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT NUMBER ONE FOR FISCAL YEAR 2001-2002 TO TRANSFER AS MUCH AS FIFTY PERCENT OF REVENUE BETWEEN PROGRAMS TO ANY INSTRUCTIONAL PROGRAM WITH THE SAME FUNDING SOURCE; TO AUTHORIZE THE CLARENDON COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT NUMBER ONE FOR FISCAL YEARS 2001-2002 AND 2002-2003 TO EXPEND FUNDS RECEIVED FROM THE CHILDREN'S EDUCATION ENDOWMENT FUND FOR SCHOOL FACILITIES AND FIXED EQUIPMENT ASSISTANCE INSTEAD OF ANY INSTRUCTIONAL PROGRAM; TO AUTHORIZE THE CLARENDON COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT NUMBER ONE FOR FISCAL YEAR 2001-2002 TO FURLOUGH DISTRICT STAFF AS WARRANTED DUE TO ITS FISCAL EMERGENCY; AND TO EXEMPT THE CLARENDON COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT NUMBER ONE FROM THE STATEWIDE MINIMUM SALARY SCHEDULE REQUIREMENT UNDER THE EDUCATION FINANCE ACT FOR FISCAL YEAR 2001-2002; AND TO AUTHORIZE THE CLARENDON COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT NUMBER ONE FOR FISCAL YEAR 2002-2003 TO TRANSFER AS MUCH AS FIFTY PERCENT OF REVENUE BETWEEN PROGRAMS TO ANY INSTRUCTIONAL PROGRAM WITH THE SAME FUNDING SOURCE, TO FURLOUGH DISTRICT STAFF AS WARRANTED DUE TO FISCAL EMERGENCY, AND TO EXEMPT THE DISTRICT FROM THE STATEWIDE MINIMUM SALARY SCHEDULE REQUIREMENT AND THE EDUCATION FINANCE ACT.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Ratified

H. 4805 -- Reps. Vaughn, Allison, Cato, Hamilton, Leach, Littlejohn, Lourie, Mack, Rodgers, Sheheen, Tripp, Whatley, J. Young and Wilkins: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 10, TITLE 4, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO LOCAL SALES AND USE TAX, BY ADDING ARTICLE 7 ENACTING THE "MUNICIPAL CAPITAL PROJECT SALES TAX ACT" SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE IMPOSITION OF A ONE CENT SALES AND USE TAX BY REFERENDUM IN A MUNICIPALITY FOR A SPECIFIC PERIOD OF TIME AND FOR SPECIFIC PROJECTS, AND TO PROVIDE THE METHOD FOR IMPOSITION, PAYMENT, AND COLLECTION OF THIS TAX.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Point of Order

H. 4806 -- Reps. Rice, 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, 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, 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 APPRECIATION OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO REPRESENTATIVE ALFRED B. "AL" ROBINSON, JR., FOR HIS UNMATCHED DEDICATION AND DILIGENCE IN PURSUIT OF FAIRNESS AND ACCOUNTABILITY FOR THE CITIZENS OF PICKENS COUNTY AND THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA THROUGH HIS TIRELESS LEGISLATIVE EFFORTS ON THEIR BEHALF.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4807 -- Reps. Hamilton, Leach and Vaughn: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 16-3-1700, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE DEFINITIONS OF HARASSMENT AND STALKING, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT HARASSMENT INCLUDES UNLAWFULLY DIRECTING OR FOCUSING A DIGITAL, ELECTRONIC, LASER, HEAT-SEEKING, NOISE-MAKING, LISTENING, OR OTHER ELECTRONIC OR MECHANICAL DEVICE ON ANOTHER PERSON, HIS DWELLING, OR ANY OTHER PLACE WHERE THE TARGETED PERSON SEEKS SECLUSION FROM PUBLIC VIEW OR HAS A REASONABLE EXPECTATION OF PRIVACY, AND THE DEFINE "VIDEO VOYEURISM", AND "ROUTINE IMAGING OR VIDEO MONITORING FOR SECURITY PURPOSES", "SURVEILLANCE", "PRIVACY", "PERSONAL SPACE", AND "INVADE"; AND TO AMEND CHAPTER 17, TITLE 16, RELATING TO OFFENSES AGAINST THE PERSON, BY ADDING SECTION 16-3-1735 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IT IS UNLAWFUL FOR A PERSON TO ENGAGE IN VIDEO VOYEURISM, TO PROVIDE FOR CERTAIN EXCEPTIONS TO THE APPLICATION OF THIS SECTION, TO PROVIDE THAT THE PROVISIONS OF SECTIONS 16-3-1740 THROUGH 16-3-1840 ARE APPLICABLE IN SITUATIONS AND CASES INVOLVING VIDEO VOYEURISM IN LIKE MANNER AND TO THE SAME EXTENT THEY ARE APPLICABLE IN SITUATIONS AND CASES OF HARASSMENT, STALKING, OR AGGRAVATED STALKING, AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS OF THIS SECTION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4808 -- Reps. Wilkins and Harrison: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 13-1-25 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT MONIES CONSTITUTING A FUND OF ANY KIND USED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE, REGARDLESS OF THEIR SOURCE, ARE PUBLIC MONIES SUBJECT TO ALL ACCOUNTABILITY AND DISCLOSURE REQUIREMENTS GOVERNING PUBLIC MONIES; TO AMEND SECTION 13-1-1720, RELATING TO THE PURPOSE AND DUTIES OF THE COORDINATING COUNCIL FOR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT FUNDS FROM FOUNDATION GRANTS AND PRIVATE FUNDS USED BY THE COUNCIL TO ENHANCE ECONOMIC GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT ARE PUBLIC MONIES SUBJECT TO ALL ACCOUNTABILITY AND DISCLOSURE REQUIREMENTS GOVERNING PUBLIC MONIES; AND TO AMEND SECTION 30-4-40, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO INFORMATION EXEMPT FROM DISCLOSURE UNDER THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A CONTRACT FOR THE SALE OR PURCHASE OF PROPERTY RELATED TO EFFORTS TO ATTRACT OR RETAIN BUSINESS OR INDUSTRY IS EXEMPT UNTIL THE BUSINESS OR INDUSTRY HAS PUBLICLY ANNOUNCED ITS PROJECT OR A FINAL CONTRACT HAS BEEN EXECUTED AND TO PROVIDE THAT INFORMATION RELATIVE TO EFFORTS OR ACTIVITIES OF A PUBLIC BODY TO ATTRACT BUSINESS OR INDUSTRY TO INVEST IN THIS STATE ARE NOT EXEMPT FROM DISCLOSURE ONCE AN OFFER HAS BEEN ACCEPTED OR REJECTED OR HAS EXPIRED.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings

H. 4809 -- Reps. Govan, Ott, Cobb-Hunter, Rhoad, Sharpe, Stuart, 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, 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 TO EXPRESS THE SORROW OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA GENERAL ASSEMBLY UPON THE DEATH OF JAMES ELMORE, SR., OF ORANGEBURG COUNTY AND TO CELEBRATE HIS VARIED CONTRIBUTIONS TO THIS STATE.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4810 -- Reps. Townsend, Cooper, Martin, Stille, Thompson and White: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO THANK DR. LEE ROYCE FOR HIS LEADERSHIP IN, AND CONTRIBUTIONS TO, HIGHER EDUCATION IN SOUTH CAROLINA AS PRESIDENT OF ANDERSON COLLEGE, AND WISHING HIM SUCCESS AND HAPPINESS IN HIS NEW POSITION AS PRESIDENT OF MISSISSIPPI COLLEGE.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4811 -- Reps. Lourie, Neilson 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 10 THROUGH SEPTEMBER 12, 2002, PROVIDED THE HOUSE IS NOT IN SESSION, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE USE OF THE HOUSE CHAMBER ON ALTERNATE DATES AND TIMES AS MAY BE SELECTED BY THE SPEAKER.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4812 -- Rep. Webb: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND MRS. JACQUELINE LANDIS HAYMOND FOR HER MANY ACCOMPLISHMENTS AND REMARKABLE APPROACH TO LIFE AND TO CONGRATULATE HER ON HER REIGN AS MS. SOUTH CAROLINA SENIOR 2001.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4813 -- Reps. Allison, Carnell, Lourie, Quinn, Littlejohn, Haskins, J. Brown, Cobb-Hunter, Howard, Ott, J.E. Smith and Hamilton: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO CREATE A BIRTH DEFECTS SURVEILLANCE STUDY COMMITTEE, TO PROVIDE FOR ITS MEMBERSHIP AND ITS PURPOSE, TO REQUIRE THE COMMITTEE TO REPORT ITS FINDINGS AND RECOMMENDATIONS TO THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY BEFORE JANUARY 1, 2003, AND TO ABOLISH THE COMMITTEE UPON SUBMISSION OF ITS REPORT.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 4814 -- Rep. Bowers: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 6-29-745 SO AS TO PROVIDE A FACILITY TO INCINERATE MEDICAL WASTE MAY NOT BE LOCATED IN ANY AREA ZONED RESIDENTIAL OR IN AN AREA ZONED OTHERWISE WHICH IS CONTIGUOUS TO AN AREA ZONED RESIDENTIAL, TO PROVIDE THAT LOCAL ZONING BOARDS ARE NOT AUTHORIZED TO GRANT SPECIAL EXCEPTIONS OR VARIANCES TO THE ABOVE PROVISIONS OR PERMIT NONCONFORMING USES IN VIOLATION OF THE ABOVE PROVISIONS, AND TO PROVIDE THAT EXISTING FACILITIES VIOLATING THESE PROVISIONS ARE PERMITTED TO REMAIN AT THEIR PRESENT LOCATION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4815 -- Rep. Cato: A BILL TO AMEND TITLE 38, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO INSURANCE, BY ADDING CHAPTER 14 SO AS TO ENACT THE "SPECIAL PURPOSE REINSURANCE VEHICLE MODEL ACT" TO INCLUDE PROVISIONS FOR ACHIEVING GREATER EFFICIENCY IN CONDUCTING INSURANCE SECURITIZATIONS, TO DIVERSIFY AND BROADEN INSURERS' ACCESS TO SOURCES OF RISK-BEARING CAPITAL, TO MAKE INSURANCE SECURITIZATION AS GENERALLY AVAILABLE TO AS MANY INSURERS AS POSSIBLE, AND TO CREATE SPECIAL PURPOSE REINSURANCE VEHICLES IN ORDER TO FACILITATE THE SECURITIZATION OF ONE OR MORE CEDING INSURERS' RISK AS A MEANS OF ACCESSING ALTERNATIVE SOURCES OF CAPITAL.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings

H. 4816 -- Reps. Knotts, Trotter, Rutherford, Bales, Whatley, Rhoad, Bingham, Fleming, Moody-Lawrence and Riser: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 23, TITLE 58, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO MOTOR VEHICLE CARRIERS, BY ADDING SECTION 58-23-1273 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A DRIVER OPERATING A TAXICAB UNDER A SIGNED INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR LEASE AGREEMENT WITH A COMPANY WHICH OWNS THE TAXICAB AND WHICH ALLOWS THE DRIVER TO OPERATE THE TAXICAB AS A LESSEE IS AN INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR NOTWITHSTANDING SECTION 42-1-130.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4817 -- Reps. Taylor and Wilder: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO PROVIDE THAT SCHOOL DAYS MISSED ON JANUARY 3, 4, AND 5, 2002, BY THE STUDENTS OF SCHOOLS IN LAURENS COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICTS 55 AND 56 WHEN THE SCHOOLS WERE CLOSED DUE TO SNOW, ICE, OR INCLEMENT WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXEMPTED FROM THE MAKE-UP REQUIREMENT OF THE DEFINED MINIMUM PLAN THAT FULL SCHOOL DAYS MISSED DUE TO EXTREME WEATHER OR OTHER CIRCUMSTANCES BE MADE UP.
Introduced and Committed
2nd Reading
2nd Reading
Recalled
Ratified

H. 4818 -- Rep. Stille: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 59-58-20, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS IN REGARD TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA NONPUBLIC POST-SECONDARY INSTITUTION LICENSE ACT, SO AS TO ADD CERTAIN DEFINITIONS; TO AMEND SECTION 59-58-30, RELATING TO EXCLUSIONS FROM THE DEFINITION OF "NONPUBLIC EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION", SO AS TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THOSE ACTIVITIES, COURSES, OR INSTITUTIONS THAT COME WITHIN THIS EXCLUSION; TO AMEND SECTION 59-58-50, RELATING TO LICENSE REQUIREMENTS FOR NONPUBLIC INSTITUTIONS, SO AS TO PROVIDE LICENSES MAY BE GRANTED TO NONDEGREE GRANTING INSTITUTIONS FOR LESS THAN TWELVE MONTHS; TO AMEND SECTION 59-58-60, RELATING TO USE OF THE TERM "COLLEGE" OR "UNIVERSITY" IN A NAME, SO AS TO REVISE THE CIRCUMSTANCES WHEN THESE TERMS MAY AND MAY NOT BE USED; TO AMEND SECTION 59-58-70, RELATING TO FEES, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR FURTHER SITUATIONS WHEN PENALTIES MAY BE IMPOSED; TO AMEND SECTION 59-58-100, RELATING TO ENROLLMENT CONTRACTS AND OTHER AGREEMENTS BEING VOID WITHOUT A LICENSE, SO AS TO CORRECT A GRAMMATICAL REFERENCE; AND TO AMEND SECTION 59-58-110, RELATING TO DENIAL, REVOCATION, OR SUSPENSION OF LICENSES, SO AS TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR WHEN THE COMMISSION ON HIGHER EDUCATION MAY PROCEED WITH A DENIAL OR REVOCATION AND TO AUTHORIZE THE COMMISSION TO ALSO IMPOSE PROBATION AND DELAY A NEW CLASS TERM.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Ratified

H. 4819 -- Reps. Vaughn, Bales, Chellis, Cobb-Hunter, Cotty, Gilham, Hamilton, Leach, Moody-Lawrence, Robinson, Rodgers and Wilder: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 49, TITLE 15, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO CHANGE OF NAME, BY ADDING SECTION 15-49-60 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE CLERK OF THE FAMILY COURT MUST PROVIDE MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC WITH FORMS AND INSTRUCTIONS SUFFICIENT TO ENABLE A PERSON NOT REPRESENTED BY AN ATTORNEY TO PETITION THE FAMILY COURT FOR A CHANGE OF NAME.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4820 -- Reps. Delleney, Coleman and McCraw: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 6-4-5, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS FOR PURPOSES OF THE ACCOMMODATIONS TAX, SO AS TO REDEFINE "TOURIST" TO DISTINGUISH BUSINESS COMMUTERS TO AND FROM CERTAIN UNDERDEVELOPED COUNTIES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4821 -- Reps. Altman, Talley and Stuart: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO ESTABLISH A MOTOR VEHICLE SERVICES STUDY COMMITTEE TO REVIEW THE FUNCTIONS AND ACTIVITIES OF THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY'S MOTOR VEHICLE DIVISION FOR THE PURPOSE OF DETERMINING WHETHER PRIVATIZATION OF ITS FUNCTIONS AND ACTIVITIES OR OTHER LEGISLATIVE INITIATIVES COULD IMPROVE CUSTOMER SERVICE FOR DRIVERS AND OTHERS WHOSE BUSINESSES REQUIRE THE USE OF ITS SERVICES; TO PROVIDE FOR THE STUDY COMMITTEE'S MEMBERSHIP; AND TO REQUIRE THE STUDY COMMITTEE TO REPORT ITS FINDINGS AND RECOMMENDATIONS TO THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY NOT LATER THAN FEBRUARY 15, 2003, AT WHICH TIME THE STUDY COMMITTEE TERMINATES UNLESS IT IS EXTENDED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Adopted

H. 4822 -- Rep. Kirsh: A HOUSE RESOLUTION WELCOMING NEW YORK CITY FIREFIGHTER STEVE O'DONNELL TO SOUTH CAROLINA THE WEEKEND OF MARCH 1 THROUGH MARCH 3, 2002, AND EXPRESSING THE DEEPEST APPRECIATION OF THE MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES ON BEHALF OF ALL SOUTH CAROLINIANS FOR THE HEROIC EFFORTS AND SACRIFICES MADE BY NEW YORK CITY'S FIREFIGHTERS, POLICE OFFICERS, AND RESCUE WORKERS ON, AND IN THE AFTERMATH OF, SEPTEMBER 11, 2001.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4823 -- Reps. Cato, Chellis, Battle, G. Brown, J. Brown, Cooper, Edge, Harrison, Hinson, Jennings, Law, Lee, Limehouse, Lourie, Miller, Perry, Quinn, Rice, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, F.N. Smith, J.E. Smith, Tripp, Trotter, Walker and White: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 11-35-35 SO AS TO PROHIBIT THE STATE, A POLITICAL SUBDIVISION OF THE STATE, OR OTHER PUBLIC ENTITY OF THE STATE FROM REQUIRING THAT A BOND TO SECURE THE BID OR THE PERFORMANCE OR PAYMENT OF THE CONTRACT BE FURNISHED BY A PARTICULAR SURETY COMPANY OR THROUGH A PARTICULAR AGENT OR BROKER; AND TO AMEND SECTIONS 11-1-120, 11-35-3030, AS AMENDED, 12-28-2740, 29-6-250, AND 57-5-1660, RELATING TO PAYMENT BONDS, BID BONDS, PERFORMANCE BONDS, LABOR AND MATERIAL BONDS, AND HIGHWAY CONSTRUCTION BONDS, RESPECTIVELY, ALL SO AS TO ADD CONFORMING LANGUAGE PROHIBITING THE STATE, A POLITICAL SUBDIVISION OF THIS STATE, OR OTHER PUBLIC ENTITY OF THE STATE FROM REQUIRING THAT THE BOND BE FURNISHED BY A PARTICULAR SURETY COMPANY OR THROUGH A PARTICULAR AGENT OR BROKER.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Objection
Ratified

H. 4824 -- Reps. Kirsh, Meacham-Richardson, Simrill, Moody-Lawrence, Delleney and McCraw: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE YORK COUNTY FOR ITS MANY ACCOMPLISHMENTS OVER THE PAST DECADE AND TO DECLARE MARCH 20, 2002, "YORK COUNTY DAY" IN SOUTH CAROLINA.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4825 -- Reps. Limehouse, Campsen, Chellis, Harrell, Hayes, Mack, Miller, Scarborough, Whatley and A. Young: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 5-37-20, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE DEFINITION OF "IMPROVEMENTS" IN THE MUNICIPAL IMPROVEMENTS ACT OF 1999 AND SECTION 6-1-920, RELATING TO THE DEFINITION OF "PUBLIC FACILITIES" IN THE SOUTH CAROLINA DEVELOPMENT IMPACT FEE ACT, SO AS TO INCLUDE PUBLIC EDUCATION FACILITIES FOR GRADES K-12.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4826 -- Reps. Edge, Keegan, Kelley, Barfield and Witherspoon: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST APPROPRIATE FEDERAL AND STATE HIGHWAY OFFICIALS TO DESIGNATE CERTAIN HIGHWAYS IN SOUTH CAROLINA AS PART OF NEW INTERSTATE HIGHWAYS WHICH THE CONGRESS HAS AUTHORIZED AND WHICH ARE SCHEDULED TO COME WITHIN THE BOUNDARIES OF SOUTH CAROLINA.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Adopted

H. 4827 -- Reps. Campsen and Kelley: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO AMEND RULE 8.6 OF THE RULES OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, RELATING TO INVOKING THE PREVIOUS QUESTION, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT AFTER THE PREVIOUS QUESTION HAS BEEN INVOKED ON A BILL OR RESOLUTION, THE PRIMARY SPONSOR OF AN AMENDMENT TO THE BILL OR RESOLUTION MAY WITHDRAW IT WITH UNANIMOUS CONSENT WITHOUT MAKING A MOTION TO TABLE IT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4828 -- Reps. Jennings, Bales, Hayes, Altman, Battle, J. Brown, R. Brown, Harvin, Kennedy, Miller, J.H. Neal, Rhoad, Snow, Stille, Weeks, Wilder and J. Young: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 40-43-190 SO AS TO ENACT THE "MEDICARE PRESCRIPTION COST CONTAINMENT ACT" AND TO REQUIRE THE LOWEST POSSIBLE COST, INCLUDING REBATES, DISCOUNTS, AND PROMOTIONS, TO BE USED TO ESTABLISH PRESCRIPTION DRUG PRICES FOR MEDICARE RECIPIENTS WHO HAVE NO OTHER PRESCRIPTION DRUG COVERAGE AND TO REQUIRE DISPENSING FEES TO BE EQUAL TO THAT CHARGED FOR DISPENSING MEDICAID PRESCRIPTIONS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4829 -- Reps. Limehouse and Scarborough: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 50-5-765, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO USE OF TURTLE EXCLUDER DEVICES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT, UNTIL FEDERAL REGULATIONS ARE AMENDED TO INCREASE THE ESCAPE OPENINGS IN TURTLE EXCLUDER DEVICES TO A CERTAIN SIZE, EACH TRAWL NET USING A HARD TURTLE EXCLUDER DEVICE IN THE SALT WATERS OF THIS STATE MUST HAVE A TURTLE EXCLUDER DEVICE OPENING OF NOT LESS THAN THIRTY-FIVE INCHES IN TAUT HORIZONTAL LENGTH AND NOT LESS THAN TWENTY INCHES IN SIMULTANEOUS VERTICAL TAUT HEIGHT OR A FEDERALLY APPROVED LEATHERBACK OR DOUBLE COVER FLAP HARD TURTLE EXCLUDER DEVICE MODIFICATION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4830 -- Reps. Limehouse, Wilkins, A. Young, Owens, Law, Allison, Bales, Campsen, Chellis, Emory, Fleming, Gilham, Harrell, Koon, Leach, Rice, Robinson, Rodgers, Sandifer, Scarborough, Sinclair, G.M. Smith, Thompson, Vaughn, J. Young, Stuart, Easterday, Hamilton, Bingham, Carnell, Neilson, Freeman, Cotty, Tripp, Perry, Sharpe, J.R. Smith, R. Brown, Hinson, Breeland, Gourdine, Talley, Taylor, Whipper, Littlejohn, Lucas, Jennings, Barfield, Hayes, Miller, Battle, Meacham-Richardson, Kirsh, G. Brown, Moody-Lawrence, McCraw, Phillips, Cato, D.C. Smith, White, Walker, Townsend, Martin, Kennedy, Huggins, Klauber and McLeod: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 48, TITLE 59, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO SOUTH CAROLINA'S "SPECIAL SCHOOL OF SCIENCE AND MATHEMATICS", SO AS TO RENAME THIS SCHOOL THE "CARROLL A. CAMPBELL, JR., SCHOOL OF SCIENCE AND MATHEMATICS".
Introduced
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Debate Adjourned
Other proceedings
Other proceedings
Point of Order

H. 4831 -- Reps. Chellis, A. Young and Owens: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND THE SUMMERVILLE GIRLS CROSS COUNTRY TEAM FOR THEIR EXCELLENT SEASON OF COMPETITION AND TO CONGRATULATE THE TEAM ON WINNING THE 2001 GIRLS CROSS COUNTRY STATE CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4832 -- Reps. Carnell, Klauber, Parks and Stille: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE SORROW OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY FOR THE LOSS OF GODFREY'S MARKET IN HODGES, A HISTORIC LANDMARK AND TREASURED LOCAL ESTABLISHMENT, AND TO EXTEND TO THE COBB-DEPASS FAMILY, THE GODFREY FAMILY, AND TO THE TOWN OF HODGES THEIR SINCERE REGRETS ON THIS TRAGIC OCCASION.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4833 -- Rep. Tripp: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO NAME THE BRIDGE THAT SPANS THE SALUDA RIVER ALONG HOLIDAY DAM ROAD IN GREENVILLE COUNTY, THE "CHARLES HOLIDAY BRIDGE" IN HONOR OF MR. CHARLES H. HOLIDAY, A DISTINGUISHED CITIZEN OF GREENVILLE COUNTY, AND TO INSTALL APPROPRIATE MARKERS OR SIGNS THAT CONTAIN THIS DESIGNATION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4834 -- Reps. Carnell, Keegan, Harrell, A. Young and Quinn: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO CREATE A FARMERS MARKET RELOCATION OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE TO STUDY AND MAKE RECOMMENDATIONS TO THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY CONCERNING THE SITE SELECTION FOR AND FUNDING, PLANNING, AND CONSTRUCTION OF A NEW COLUMBIA STATE FARMERS MARKET FACILITY; TO PROVIDE FOR THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE COMMITTEE; AND TO REQUIRE THE COMMITTEE TO REPORT ITS RECOMMENDATIONS TO THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY BEFORE JANUARY 1, 2003, AT WHICH TIME THE COMMITTEE IS ABOLISHED.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4835 -- Reps. Carnell, Keegan, Harrell, A. Young and Quinn: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 2-47-55, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE ANNUAL PERMANENT IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM WHICH IS REQUIRED TO BE SUBMITTED TO THE JOINT BOND REVIEW COMMITTEE AND THE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD, SO AS TO CHANGE THE NAME OF THE SUBMISSION TO THE COMPREHENSIVE PERMANENT IMPROVEMENT PLAN WHICH WOULD SERVE AS AN OUTLINE FOR AN AGENCY'S PERMANENT IMPROVEMENT ACTIVITIES FOR THE NEXT FIVE-YEAR PERIOD; AND TO AMEND ACT 1377 OF 1968, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF STATE CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT BONDS, SO AS TO DELETE SECTION 5 WHICH REQUIRES STATE AGENCIES AND INSTITUTIONS TO SUBMIT AN OVERALL PLAN SEEKING APPROVAL OF REQUESTS FOR FUNDING OF PERMANENT IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS OR OF THE ESTABLISHMENT AND IMPLEMENTATION OF PROJECTS PREVIOUSLY AUTHORIZED UNDER ACT 1377 OF 1968 (STATE CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT BOND ACT) AND TO REALLOCATE A BOND AUTHORIZATION FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Senate Amendments Amended
Debate Adjourned
Other proceedings
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Conference Committee
Report of Conference Committee
Message to Senate
Message to Senate
Message from Senate
Message from Senate
Message from Senate
Ratified

H. 4836 -- Reps. Cotty, Carnell, Allison, W.D. Smith, Snow, Howard, Breeland, G. Brown, Cato, Kelley, Altman, Barfield, Bingham, Campsen, Chellis, Dantzler, Davenport, Edge, Freeman, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Hosey, Huggins, Keegan, Kennedy, Lee, Limehouse, Lloyd, Mack, Merrill, Rice, Rodgers, Sandifer, Scarborough, Sharpe, J.R. Smith, Stille, Talley, Tripp, Trotter, Webb, White, Witherspoon, J. Young, Cooper, Leach and Loftis: A JOINT RESOLUTION PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO SECTION 1, ARTICLE VIII-A OF THE CONSTITUTION OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1895, RELATING TO THE POWERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY PERTAINING TO ALCOHOLIC LIQUORS AND BEVERAGES, SO AS TO DELETE DETAILED REQUIREMENTS FOR THE REGULATION OF ALCOHOLIC LIQUORS AND BEVERAGES AND AUTHORIZE THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO REGULATE THEIR SALE IN CONTAINERS OF SUCH SIZE AS THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY CONSIDERS APPROPRIATE.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 4837 -- Rep. Hayes: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA TO MRS. FLORINETTE FORD RENFROW OF LAKE VIEW ON THURSDAY, MARCH 21, 2002, AT A TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, TO COMMEND AND CONGRATULATE HER FOR BEING NAMED THE 2002 SOUTH CAROLINA MOTHER OF THE YEAR.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4838 -- Rep. Bingham: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE JAN VOGELSANG OF GREENVILLE FOR THE TREMENDOUS LEADERSHIP SHE HAS PROVIDED AS PRESIDENT OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA CHAPTER OF THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF SOCIAL WORKERS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4839 -- Rep. Hayes: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND MRS. FLORINETTE FORD RENFROW OF LAKE VIEW FOR HER DEDICATION TO HER FAMILY AND FAMILY VALUES EXHIBITED OVER MANY YEARS WHILE RAISING A CHRISTIAN FAMILY OF ELEVEN OUTSTANDING AND ACCOMPLISHED CHILDREN, AND TO CONGRATULATE HER FOR BEING NAMED THE 2002 SOUTH CAROLINA MOTHER OF THE YEAR.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4840 -- Reps. Harvin, J. Young, Bales, Clyburn, M. Hines, Hosey, Keegan, Kennedy, Miller, Snow and Vaughn: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE BELIEF OF THE MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA THAT THE REPUBLIC OF CHINA (TAIWAN) SHOULD BE PERMITTED TO PARTICIPATE IN A MEANINGFUL AND APPROPRIATE WAY IN THE WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4841 -- Reps. J.E. Smith and Rutherford: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO SINCERELY THANK DR. SHARON RISINGER FOR HER MANY YEARS OF DEDICATED LEADERSHIP AND SERVICE AS A PHYSICIAN AND EDUCATOR AND TO COMMEND HER FOR ALL HER EFFORTS TO IMPROVE PRIMARY AND COMMUNITY HEALTH CARE IN SOUTH CAROLINA.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4842 -- Reps. Cooper and Townsend: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE SENSE OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY THAT NO FURTHER SECURITY ARRANGEMENTS ARE NECESSARY FOR THE STATE CAPITOL COMPLEX, AS A RESULT OF THE TERRIBLE EVENTS OF SEPTEMBER 11, 2001, UNLESS CIRCUMSTANCES CHANGE, AND TO REQUEST THE OFFICE OF GENERAL SERVICES OF THE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD AND THE CITY OF COLUMBIA TO TAKE CERTAIN ACTIONS TO RESTORE PREVIOUS PROCEDURES OR SECURITY MEASURES IN EFFECT BEFORE SEPTEMBER 11, 2001.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4843 -- Reps. Knotts, 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, 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, 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 CONGRATULATE THOMAS F. RICHEY, SR., OF IRMO FOR HIS LIFETIME OF DEDICATED SERVICE TO THE AMERICAN LEGION AND TO WISH HIM MUCH SUCCESS AND HAPPINESS IN HIS FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4844 -- Reps. Davenport, Walker and Allison: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO ERECT APPROPRIATE SIGNS AT THE TOWN OF INMAN'S TOWN LIMITS AT ITS INTERSECTION WITH UNITED STATES HIGHWAY 176 AND SOUTH CAROLINA HIGHWAY 292 THAT CONTAIN THE WORDS "INMAN, SOUTH CAROLINA HOME OF JEANNA RANEY MISS SOUTH CAROLINA 2001".
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Adopted

H. 4845 -- Reps. Chellis, A. Young and Owens: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND THE LADY "WAVE" SWIM TEAM OF SUMMERVILLE HIGH SCHOOL FOR ANOTHER TERRIFIC SEASON OF COMPETITION AND CONGRATULATE THE TEAM ON WINNING THEIR SECOND CONSECUTIVE AAAA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4846 -- Reps. Chellis, Owens and A. Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO ATHLETES, COACHES, AND STAFF OF THE SUMMERVILLE HIGH SCHOOL LADY CROSS COUNTRY TEAM, THE LADY SWIM TEAM, THE LADY GOLF TEAM, AND THE WRESTLING TEAM AS WELL AS TO OTHER SUMMERVILLE HIGH SCHOOL OFFICIALS ON THURSDAY, MARCH 7, 2002, AT A TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF RECOGNIZING AND CONGRATULATING THE TEAMS ON WINNING THE STATE CHAMPIONSHIP IN THEIR RESPECTIVE SPORTS FOR THE 2001-2002 SEASON.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4847 -- Reps. Chellis, Owens and A. Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND MISS MALLORY HETZEL FOR HER MAGNIFICENT PERFORMANCE ON THE GOLF COURSE WHILE REPRESENTING THE SUMMERVILLE GIRLS GOLF TEAM AND TO CONGRATULATE HER ON WINNING THE 2001 SOUTH CAROLINA HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS GOLF CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4848 -- Reps. Chellis, Owens and A. Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND THE WRESTLERS, COACHES, AND STAFF OF THE SUMMERVILLE HIGH SCHOOL WRESTLING TEAM FOR THEIR HARD-NOSED EFFORT DURING THE SEASON AND CONGRATULATE THE TEAM ON WINNING THE 2002 WRESTLING STATE CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4849 -- Rep. Chellis: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND KRISTIN KAY, SUMMERVILLE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL MATH TEACHER, FOR HER INITIATIVE IN TAKING ELEMENTARY EDUCATION BEYOND THE CLASSROOM AND INTO THE HOMES OF THE CHILDREN WITH THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE "MORNINGS WITH MOMS" PROGRAM.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4850 -- Reps. Cotty, Whipper, Moody-Lawrence, Knotts, Allison, Bales, Bingham, Bowers, J. Brown, R. Brown, Campsen, Carnell, Chellis, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Delleney, Emory, Freeman, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Hayes, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jennings, Kirsh, Lourie, Mack, McGee, McLeod, Meacham-Richardson, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Parks, Quinn, Rhoad, Riser, Rodgers, Rutherford, Sheheen, Sinclair, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, Snow, Talley, Taylor, Townsend, Walker, Webb and Wilder: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 8-11-65 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT STATE AND LOCAL OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES ARE ENTITLED TO CERTAIN PAID LEAVES OF ABSENCE IN ORDER TO BE AN ORGAN DONOR.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4851 -- Rep. J.E. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-40, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PERSONS WHO MAY NOT OBTAIN A DRIVER'S LICENSE OR HAVE A DRIVER'S LICENSE RENEWED, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE ISSUANCE OF A DRIVER'S LICENSE TO A PERSON FROM ANOTHER COUNTRY WHO POSSESSES A UNITED STATES IMMIGRATION AND NATURALIZATION SERVICE I-94 CARD.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4852 -- Rep. Cato: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 38-1-20, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS USED WITH RESPECT TO INSURANCE IN TITLE 38, SO AS TO EXPAND THE MEANING OF "EXEMPT COMMERCIAL POLICIES"; TO AMEND SECTIONS 38-73-340 AND 38-73-520, BOTH RELATING TO REQUIRING INSURERS TO FILE RATES AND RATING SCHEDULES AND PLANS, SO AS TO EXEMPT COMMERCIAL POLICIES FROM THIS REQUIREMENT.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Other proceedings
Ratified

H. 4853 -- Reps. Koon and Sharpe: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 46-25-810, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE INSPECTION TAX ON COMMERCIAL FERTILIZER PAID TO THE STATE TREASURER, SO AS TO HAVE THE TAX PAID TO THE DIVISION OF REGULATORY AND PUBLIC SERVICE PROGRAMS, CLEMSON UNIVERSITY, INSTEAD OF THE TREASURER AND TO REPEAL SECTION 59-119-130 RELATING TO THE PRIVILEGE TAX ON FERTILIZER PAID TO THE STATE TREASURER, SUBJECT TO THE ORDER OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF CLEMSON UNIVERSITY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4854 -- Reps. Kelley, Keegan, Barfield, Edge and Witherspoon: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND FIRE CHIEF LYNWOOD O. WOMACK OF THE MYRTLE BEACH FIRE DEPARTMENT FOR HIS OUTSTANDING LEADERSHIP OF THE DEPARTMENT UPON HIS RETIREMENT AS CHIEF.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4855 -- Reps. Kelley, Kirsh and Cooper: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO PROVIDE A SPECIAL PROCEDURE APPLICABLE ONLY FOR FISCAL YEARS 2001-2002 AND 2002-2003 FOR MANDATORY EMPLOYEE FURLOUGHS, TO PROVIDE THE CIRCUMSTANCES UNDER WHICH SUCH FURLOUGHS MAY BE ORDERED, TO LIMIT TOTAL FURLOUGH DAYS IN THE FISCAL YEAR TO TEN DAYS, TO REQUIRE FURLOUGHS TO APPLY AGENCY-WIDE, TO PROHIBIT AN AGENCY'S CLOSING DURING ITS REGULAR HOURS OF OPERATION TO IMPLEMENT FURLOUGHS, TO PROVIDE FOR THE PAY AND BENEFITS FOR FURLOUGH EMPLOYEES, AND TO PROVIDE THAT FURLOUGHS ARE NOT GROUNDS FOR A GRIEVANCE.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Other proceedings

H. 4856 -- Rep. McLeod: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND AND CONGRATULATE KARIN B. SKIPPER OF MID-CAROLINA HIGH SCHOOL IN NEWBERRY COUNTY UPON BEING NAMED THE EARTH SCIENCE TEACHER OF THE YEAR BY THE MINING ASSOCIATION OF SOUTH CAROLINA, THE SOUTH CAROLINA EARTH SCIENCE TEACHERS ASSOCIATION, THE SOUTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION, AND THE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA CENTER FOR SCIENCE EDUCATION, AND TO EXTEND SINCERE APPRECIATION FOR HER OUTSTANDING LEADERSHIP AND MANY CONTRIBUTIONS TO PUBLIC EDUCATION IN SOUTH CAROLINA.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4857 -- Reps. Chellis, Harrison, Battle, Sinclair and J.R. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 14-25-15, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE APPOINTMENT OF A MUNICIPAL JUDGE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A MUNICIPAL JUDGE MUST BE APPOINTED BY A MUNICIPAL COUNCIL FOR A TERM OF FOUR YEARS INSTEAD OF A TERM NOT EXCEEDING FOUR YEARS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4858 -- Reps. Sharpe, Davenport and White: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 48-1-87 SO AS TO ENACT THE "AQUATIC TOXICITY PROTECTION ACT" TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL TO IMPOSE TOXICITY NPDES PERMIT LIMITATIONS IF A DISCHARGE HAS THE POTENTIAL TO IMPACT WATER QUALITY UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS AND TO FURTHER DIRECT THE DEPARTMENT IN TESTING AND DEVELOPING METHODOLOGIES TO IMPLEMENT THIS REQUIREMENT.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Proposed Amended
Debate Adjourned
Other proceedings
Point of Order

H. 4859 -- Rep. Sharpe: 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 EXTEND TO APIARY PRODUCTS THE EXEMPTION FOR FARM, GROVE, VINEYARD, AND GARDEN PRODUCTS SOLD IN THE ORIGINAL STATE OF PRODUCTION BY THE PRODUCER OR THE PRODUCER'S IMMEDIATE FAMILY.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading

H. 4860 -- Rep. J. Brown: 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 93 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY SHALL ISSUE "SOUTH CAROLINA NURSES" SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE DISTRIBUTION OF FEES COLLECTED FOR THIS SPECIAL LICENSE PLATE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4861 -- Reps. Coleman, Cotty, G.M. Smith, W.D. Smith, Allen, G. Brown, Davenport, Delleney, Emory, Harrison, Howard, Jennings, Lourie, McCraw, J.M. Neal, Ott, Phillips, Sheheen, Sinclair, F.N. Smith, J.E. Smith, Talley, Weeks, Whatley, Witherspoon and J. Young: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-25-20, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO SUSPENSION OF DRIVER'S LICENSE FOR FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH TRAFFIC CITATIONS ISSUED IN SOUTH CAROLINA OR A COMPACT JURISDICTION, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE SUSPENSION OF DRIVER'S LICENSE FOR FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH A CITATION FOR A VIOLATION OF TITLE 50 OR ANOTHER LAW REGULATING HUNTING OR FISHING ISSUED IN THIS OR ANOTHER COMPACT JURISDICTION.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Recorded vote
Proposed Amended
Proposed Amended
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Request for Debate
Tabled

H. 4862 -- Reps. Chellis, A. Young and Owens: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO HONOR WOODY WOODCOCK OF SUMMERVILLE FOR AN AMAZING BOXING CAREER AND TO CONGRATULATE HIM FOR BEING INDUCTED INTO THE CAROLINAS BOXING HALL OF FAME ON APRIL 5, 2002, AT LOWE'S MOTOR SPEEDWAY CLUB IN CHARLOTTE, NORTH CAROLINA.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4863 -- Reps. McCraw, Phillips, G. Brown, J.E. Smith, Hosey, Whipper, Cotty, Martin, Kelley, Bales, Barrett, Battle, Bowers, J. Brown, Delleney, Edge, Emory, Gourdine, Hayes, J. Hines, Hinson, Keegan, Kennedy, Klauber, Law, Leach, Littlejohn, Lloyd, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, J.M. Neal, Ott, Perry, Rice, Riser, Scarborough, Simrill, Sinclair, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, J.R. Smith, Snow, Taylor, Tripp, Vaughn, Walker, Webb, Whatley, Witherspoon and Barfield: 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 95 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY MAY ISSUE VIETNAM WAR VETERANS SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE DISTRIBUTION OF THE FEES COLLECTED FOR THIS SPECIAL LICENSE PLATE.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 4864 -- Reps. Sheheen, Altman and Coleman: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 22-5-115 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A MAGISTRATE MAY ISSUE A NOTICE FOR TRIAL BASED UPON THE SWORN STATEMENT OF AN AFFIANT WHO IS NOT A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER BUT MAY NOT ISSUE AN ARREST WARRANT IF THE AFFIANT IS NOT A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Other proceedings

H. 4865 -- Reps. Knotts, 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, 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, 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 GEORGE W. LEROY FOR HIS LIFETIME OF SERVICE TO THE AMERICAN LEGION AND TO EXPRESS THE GRATITUDE OF THE MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY FOR ALL HIS EFFORTS ON BEHALF OF VETERANS IN SOUTH CAROLINA.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4866 -- Reps. Allison and Vaughn: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO DECLARE WEDNESDAY, APRIL 10, 2002, "MISS SOUTH CAROLINA DAY AT THE CAPITOL" IN RECOGNITION OF THE BEAUTY, GRACE, AND TALENT OF MISS SOUTH CAROLINA 2001, JEANNA RANEY OF INMAN.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4867 -- Reps. Allison and Vaughn: A HOUSE RESOLUTION EXTENDING THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE MISS SOUTH CAROLINA PAGEANT CONTESTANTS AND REPRESENTATIVES ON WEDNESDAY, APRIL 10, 2002, AT A TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF BEING RECOGNIZED AND INTRODUCED.
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H. 4868 -- Rep. G.M. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 16-11-330, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO ROBBERY AND ATTEMPTED ROBBERY WHILE ARMED WITH A DEADLY WEAPON, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON WHO COMMITS ROBBERY OR ATTEMPTED ROBBERY WHILE ALLEGING, EITHER BY ACTION OR WORDS, THAT HE IS ARMED WITH A PISTOL, DIRK, SLINGSHOT, METAL KNUCKLES, RAZOR, OR ANOTHER DEADLY WEAPON OR OBJECT SO AS TO CAUSE A PERSON PRESENT DURING THE COMMISSION OF THE ROBBERY OR ATTEMPTED ROBBERY TO REASONABLY BELIEVE THE PERSON IS ARMED WITH A DEADLY WEAPON, IS GUILTY OF A FELONY AND, UPON CONVICTION, MUST BE IMPRISONED NOT MORE THAN TWENTY YEARS.
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H. 4869 -- Reps. Govan, Moody-Lawrence, Bales, Barfield, Barrett, Bingham, Bowers, Breeland, J. Brown, Clyburn, Emory, Frye, Gourdine, J. Hines, Hinson, Hosey, Keegan, Kirsh, Koon, Littlejohn, Lourie, Mack, Martin, McGee, McLeod, Meacham-Richardson, Merrill, J.H. Neal, Owens, Parks, Quinn, Rhoad, Riser, Rodgers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Simrill, D.C. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, Stille, Stuart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Walker, Weeks, Whatley, Wilder, A. Young and Altman: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 53-3-160, SO AS TO DESIGNATE THE ELEVENTH DAY OF SEPTEMBER OF EACH YEAR AS A STATE DAY OF REMEMBRANCE FOR THE VICTIMS OF THE SEPTEMBER 11, 2001, TERRORIST ATTACKS AND FOR ALL OF SOUTH CAROLINA'S FIREFIGHTERS, LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS, NATIONAL GUARD, AND EMERGENCY SERVICE PERSONNEL, AND 911 TELECOMMUNICATORS.
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H. 4870 -- Reps. Govan, Moody-Lawrence, Breeland, R. Brown, Cato, Hosey, Howard and Miller: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-1-456 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT AN EMPLOYEE MAY BE GRANTED BY HIS EMPLOYER A SPECIFIED AMOUNT OF ADDITIONAL PAID LEAVE EACH YEAR FOR THE PURPOSE OF ATTENDING CERTAIN ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOL CONFERENCES OR ACTIVITIES DURING THE EMPLOYEE'S WORK HOURS, OR TO ENGAGE IN CERTAIN VOLUNTEER TEACHING ACTIVITIES IN SUCH SCHOOLS, TO PROVIDE THAT THE EMPLOYERS OF THESE EMPLOYEES ARE ENTITLED TO A SPECIFIED STATE INCOME TAX DEDUCTION FOR THESE ACTIVITIES, AND TO PROVIDE THE PROCEDURES NECESSARY TO IMPLEMENT THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION.
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H. 4871 -- Reps. Scott and Stille: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-103-135 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT BEGINNING WITH THE 2002-03 SCHOOL YEAR, THE COMMISSION ON HIGHER EDUCATION SHALL ESTABLISH THE STATE SCHOLARSHIPS AND GRANTS GUIDANCE COUNSELOR WORKSHOP WHICH SHALL BE ATTENDED BY MIDDLE SCHOOL AND HIGH SCHOOL GUIDANCE COUNSELORS OF THIS STATE, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE COMMISSION SHALL DEVELOP OTHER INFORMATION FOR GUIDANCE COUNSELORS, PARENTS, AND STUDENTS IN REGARD TO FUNDING SOURCES FOR COLLEGE, AND TO PROVIDE FOR CERTAIN PROCEDURES TO BE FOLLOWED IN REGARD TO THIS WORKSHOTHER PROCEEDINGS
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H. 4872 -- Rep. Allen: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO HONOR AND EXTOL REVEREND WILLIE B. MCMAHAND OF PIEDMONT ON THE OCCASION OF HIS SEVENTIETH BIRTHDAY ON MARCH 11, 2002, AT FLAT ROCK BAPTIST CHURCH, WHERE HE WILL CELEBRATE WITH FAMILY AND FRIENDS, AND TO WISH HIM MUCH HAPPINESS IN HIS FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
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H. 4873 -- Rep. Huggins: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION SALUTING CHARLES M. JOYE II ON BEING NAMED "ENGINEER OF THE YEAR" FOR THE PIEDMONT CHAPTER OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA SOCIETY OF PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERS.
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H. 4874 -- Rep. Davenport: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 12-6-3395 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PARENT OR LEGAL GUARDIAN OF A CHILD IN A HOME SCHOOL PROGRAM SHALL BE ENTITLED TO A FIVE HUNDRED DOLLAR REFUNDABLE INDIVIDUAL INCOME TAX CREDIT PER CHILD EACH YEAR BEGINNING WITH THE YEAR 2002, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THIS TAX CREDIT; AND BY ADDING SECTION 59-65-48 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT HOME SCHOOL STUDENTS SHALL HAVE ACCESS TO THE LIBRARIES OF THE PUBLIC SCHOOLS IN THEIR COUNTY OF RESIDENCE APPROPRIATE TO THEIR AGE AND GRADE LEVEL DURING THE SAME HOURS AND UNDER THE SAME TERMS AND CONDITIONS THAT STUDENTS ENROLLED IN THE SCHOOL ARE AFFORDED AND TO PROVIDE THAT HOME SCHOOL STUDENTS MAY PURCHASE SCHOOL TEXTBOOKS FROM THE STATE BOOK DEPOSITORY USED IN THE PUBLIC SCHOOLS OF THIS STATE AT THE STATE'S CONTRACTED PRICE FOR THOSE TEXTBOOKS.
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H. 4875 -- Reps. Simrill and McGee: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 13, TITLE 16, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO FORGERY, LARCENY, EMBEZZLEMENT, FALSE PRETENSES, AND CHEATS, BY ADDING SECTION 16-13-480 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IN A CRIMINAL PROCEEDING BROUGHT PURSUANT TO THIS CHAPTER, THE CRIME IS CONSIDERED TO HAVE BEEN COMMITTED IN A COUNTY IN WHICH A PART OF THE OFFENSE TOOK PLACE, REGARDLESS OF WHETHER THE DEFENDANT WAS EVER ACTUALLY IN THAT COUNTY; AND TO AMEND CHAPTER 11, TITLE 34, BY ADDING SECTION 34-11-55 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IN A CRIMINAL PROCEEDING BROUGHT PURSUANT TO THIS CHAPTER, THE CRIME IS CONSIDERED TO HAVE BEEN COMMITTED IN A COUNTY IN WHICH A PART OF THE OFFENSE TOOK PLACE, REGARDLESS OF WHETHER THE DEFENDANT WAS EVER ACTUALLY IN THAT COUNTY.
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H. 4876 -- Reps. Koon, Frye, Rhoad and Ott: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 50-11-140, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO IT BEING UNLAWFUL TO CARRY WEAPONS WHILE HUNTING RACCOONS, OPOSSUMS, OR FOX DURING THE PERIOD IT IS LAWFUL TO HUNT THEM WITHOUT WEAPONS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IT IS LAWFUL TO RUN RACCOONS WITH DOGS AT ANY TIME DURING THE YEAR.
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H. 4877 -- Reps. Scarborough, 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, Rodgers, Rutherford, Sandifer, 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 THE MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY UPON THE DEATH ON WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 2002, OF PAUL J. GELEGOTIS OF JAMES ISLAND, FORMER MEMBER OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, SUCCESSFUL BUSINESSMAN, AND THE FATHER OF EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES IN CHARLESTON COUNTY, AND TO EXTEND DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO HIS FAMILY AND MANY FRIENDS.
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H. 4878 -- Ways and Means Committee: A BILL TO MAKE APPROPRIATIONS TO MEET THE ORDINARY EXPENSES OF STATE GOVERNMENT FOR FISCAL YEAR BEGINNING, JULY 1, 2002; TO REGULATE THE EXPENDITURE OF SUCH FUNDS; AND TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THE OPERATION OF STATE GOVERNMENT DURING THE FISCAL YEAR AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.
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H. 4879 -- Ways and Means Committee: A BILL TO ENACT THE BUDGET PROVISO CODIFICATION ACT BY REPEALING SECTION 59-21-170, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, REQUIRING FUNDING EQUAL TO THE 1994-95 APPROPRIATION TO BE APPROPRIATED TO THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION ANNUALLY TO OFFSET ANY REDUCTION SUFFERED BY SCHOOL DISTRICTS DUE TO A CHANGE IN THE DISTRIBUTION OF EMPLOYEE CONTRIBUTION FUNDS; BY ADDING SECTION 59-1-455 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE USE OF LAPSED FUNDS IN THE EVENT OF AN EIA REVENUE SHORTFALL AND THE ORDER IN WHICH THE LAPSED FUNDS ARE APPLIED FOR EIA PURPOSES, TO PROVIDE THAT LAPSED FUNDS REMAINING AFTER EIA PURPOSES ARE FUNDED MUST BE DISTRIBUTED TO SCHOOL DISTRICTS FOR FUNDING OF SCHOOL BUILDINGS, AND TO EXEMPT EIA APPROPRIATIONS FOR TEACHER SALARIES AND RELATED FRINGE BENEFITS FROM REDUCTIONS ORDERED TO OFFSET AN OFFICIAL EIA REVENUE SHORTFALL; BY ADDING SECTION 59-5-71 SO AS TO ESTABLISH A TASK FORCE TO MAKE RECOMMENDATIONS ON A UNIFORM SCHOOL TERM BEGINNING DATE; BY ADDING SECTION 59-103-55 SO AS TO REQUIRE STATE-SUPPORTED PUBLIC FOUR-YEAR CAMPUSES OF INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION TO HAVE EQUAL REPRESENTATION ON ALL COUNCILS, COMMITTEES, ADVISORY GROUPS, AND TASK FORCES OF THE COMMISSION ON HIGHER EDUCATION AND TO REQUIRE INDEPENDENT FOUR-YEAR COLLEGES TO HAVE REPRESENTATION ON COMMITTEES AND COMMISSIONS DEALING WITH HIGHER EDUCATION STATEWIDE ISSUES; BY ADDING SECTION 59-112-110, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA'S AIKEN CAMPUS AND AIKEN TECHNICAL COLLEGE MAY OFFER IN-STATE TUITION TO A STUDENT WHOSE LEGAL RESIDENCE IS IN THE RICHMOND AND COLUMBIA COUNTY AREAS OF GEORGIA UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES; BY ADDING SECTION 59-103-162 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE SOUTH CAROLINA COMMISSION ON HIGHER EDUCATION SHALL REVIEW ANNUALLY THE ACTIVITIES OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA MANUFACTURING EXTENSION PARTNERSHIP, MAKE A BUDGET RECOMMENDATION TO THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY, AND COORDINATE THE ALLOCATION OF FUNDS AMONG EACH PARTICIPATING INSTITUTION, TO PROVIDE FOR THE USE OF CERTAIN FUNDS APPROPRIATED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA - COLUMBIA, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE COMMISSION SHALL REVIEW THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA MANUFACTURING EXTENSION PARTNERSHIP BOARD TO ENSURE APPROPRIATE REPRESENTATION OF EACH PARTICIPATING INSTITUTION; TO AMEND SECTION 59-29-190, RELATING TO A SCHOOL DISTRICT OFFERING ADVANCED PLACEMENT COURSES FOR ACADEMICALLY TALENTED STUDENTS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A STUDENT WHO SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETES THE ADVANCED PLACEMENT REQUIREMENTS FOR A COURSE AND WHO RECEIVES A SCORE OF THREE OR HIGHER ON THE ADVANCED PLACEMENT EXAM SHALL RECEIVE ADVANCED PLACEMENT CREDIT IN EACH POST-SECONDARY PUBLIC COLLEGE IN THIS STATE IN A CERTAIN MANNER; TO AMEND CHAPTER 101, TITLE 59, RELATING TO COLLEGES AND INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER LEARNING, BY ADDING SECTION 59-101-345 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT, IN INSTANCES WHERE THE EQUAL DIVISION OF APPROPRIATED FUNDS BETWEEN NEED-BASED GRANTS AND THE PALMETTO FELLOWS PROGRAM EXCEEDS THE CAPACITY TO MAKE AWARDS IN EITHER PROGRAM, THE COMMISSION ON HIGHER EDUCATION HAS THE AUTHORITY TO REALLOCATE REMAINING FUNDS BETWEEN THE TWO PROGRAMS; AND TO PROVIDE THAT PUBLIC AND INDEPENDENT HIGHER EDUCATION INSTITUTIONS MUST GIVE FIRST PRIORITY FOR NEED-BASED GRANTS TO CHILDREN AND YOUNG ADULTS IN THE CUSTODY OF THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES; TO AMEND SECTION 59-112-70, RELATING TO ABATEMENT OF TUITION RATES FOR NONRESIDENTS ON SCHOLARSHIP, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT STATE-SUPPORTED COLLEGES, UNIVERSITIES, AND TECHNICAL SCHOOLS MAY WAIVE THE NONRESIDENT PORTION OF TUITION AND FEES FOR CERTAIN STUDENTS PARTICIPATING IN INTERNATIONAL SISTER-STATE AGREEMENT PROGRAMS ON A RECIPROCITY BASIS; TO AMEND SECTION 59-112-60, RELATING TO FACULTY AND ADMINISTRATIVE EMPLOYEES OF COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT EMPLOYEES OF PUBLIC COLLEGES, UNIVERSITIES, AND TECHNICAL COLLEGES MAY ATTEND CLASSES AT INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER LEARNING AND RECEIVE TUITION ASSISTANCE IN ACCORDANCE WITH BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD GUIDELINES AND REGULATIONS; TO AMEND SECTION 40-43-83, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO REQUIREMENTS THAT A FACILITY DISPENSING PRESCRIPTION DRUGS AND DEVICES MUST HAVE A PERMIT ISSUED BY THE BOARD OF PHARMACY AND MUST HAVE A PHARMACIST IN CHARGE, SO AS TO EXEMPT COLLEGE AND UNIVERSITY ATHLETIC DEPARTMENTS FROM THESE REQUIREMENTS; AND TO AMEND SECTION 40-43-86, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO VARIOUS REQUIREMENTS FOR PHARMACIES, INCLUDING THE REQUIREMENT THAT A PHARMACY MAY NOT OPERATE WITHOUT A PHARMACIST-IN-CHARGE WHO MUST BE PHYSICALLY PRESENT AND THAT A PERSON MAY NOT SERVE AS THE PHARMACIST-IN-CHARGE FOR MORE THAN ONE PHARMACY AT ONE TIME, SO AS TO EXEMPT COLLEGE AND UNIVERSITY ATHLETIC DEPARTMENT PHARMACIES; TO AMEND SECTION 59-149-10, RELATING TO LIFE SCHOLARSHIPS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT BEGINNING WITH SCHOOL YEAR 2002-2003, ELIGIBLE RESIDENT STUDENTS ATTENDING TWO-YEAR INDEPENDENT INSTITUTIONS MAY NOT RECEIVE AN ANNUAL LIFE SCHOLARSHIP OF MORE THAN THE MAXIMUM COST OF TUITION AT TWO-YEAR REGIONAL PUBLIC INSTITUTIONS FOR THIRTY CREDIT HOURS A YEAR OR ITS EQUIVALENT; BY ADDING SECTION 59-103-200 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT UPON APPROVAL BY THE MEMBERS OF THE COMMISSION ON HIGHER EDUCATION, THE AGENCY MAY REMOVE CERTAIN RECORD AND NONRECORD MATERIALS FROM ITS COLLECTIONS BY GIFT TO ANOTHER PUBLIC OR NONPROFIT INSTITUTION OR BY SALE AT PUBLIC AUCTION UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES; BY ADDING SECTION 24-21-55 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF PROBATION, PAROLE AND PARDON SERVICES SHALL RECEIVE A HEARING FEE UNDER A PLAN APPROVED BY THE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD; BY ADDING SECTION 24-21-85 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT EVERY PERSON PLACED ON ELECTRONIC MONITORING BY THE DEPARTMENT OF PROBATION, PAROLE AND PARDON SERVICES MUST BE ASSESSED A FEE, AND TO PROVIDE THE CONDITIONS UNDER WHICH THE FEE IS PAID AND RETAINED BY THE DEPARTMENT; TO AMEND SECTION 24-21-490, RELATING TO COLLECTION AND DISTRIBUTION OF RESTITUTION BY THE DEPARTMENT OF PROBATION, PAROLE AND PARDON SERVICES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT MAY RETAIN THE COLLECTION FEES AND CARRY FORWARD UNEXPENDED FUNDS FOR THE PURPOSE OF COLLECTING AND DISTRIBUTING RESTITUTION; BY ADDING SECTION 24-21-235 SO AS TO AUTHORIZE THE DEPARTMENT OF PROBATION, PAROLE AND PARDON SERVICES TO ISSUE DUTY CLOTHING FOR THE USE OF DEPARTMENT EMPLOYEES; BY ADDING SECTION 24-21-237 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT MEALS MAY BE PROVIDED TO EMPLOYEES OF THE DEPARTMENT OF PROBATION, PAROLE AND PARDON SERVICES AND PROVIDE THE CIRCUMSTANCES WHEN MEALS MAY BE PROVIDED; TO AMEND SECTION 17-25-324, RELATING TO RESTITUTION TO SECONDARY VICTIMS AND THIRD-PARTY PAYEES AND RESTITUTION CENTER BEDS, SO AS TO DELETE THE REQUIREMENT THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF PROBATION, PAROLE AND PARDON SERVICES MAINTAIN A MINIMUM OF TWELVE RESTITUTION CENTER BEDS FOR EVERY TWO THOUSAND FIVE HUNDRED OFFENDERS; TO AMEND SECTION 51-1-40, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE AUTHORITY OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF PARKS, RECREATION AND TOURISM TO IMPOSE AND RETAIN A REASONABLE CHARGE FOR ADMISSION FOR PARKS AND RECREATIONAL FACILITIES, SO AS TO ALLOW THE DEPARTMENT TO IMPOSE A FEE FOR VACATION GUIDES, RESEARCH REPORTS, CONFERENCES, TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE, DRAWINGS, AND MAILING LISTS AND PROVIDE FOR THE DISPOSITION OF THE REVENUE AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE DISPOSITION OF THE REVENUES OF THE GIFT SHOP OPERATED BY THE DEPARTMENT AT THE BOYLESTON HOUSE; AND TO AMEND SECTION 51-3-90, RELATING TO THE AUTHORITY OF THE DEPARTMENT TO SELL, EXCHANGE, OR LEASE LAND UNDER ITS JURISDICTION, SO AS TO ALLOW THE DEPARTMENT TO RETAIN FUNDS DERIVED FROM THE SALE OF STATE PARK PROPERTY AND CREDIT THE FUNDS TO THE RECREATION LAND TRUST FUND; BY ADDING SECTION 2-3-225 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE IS AUTHORIZED TO REIMBURSE TRAVEL AND OTHER EXPENSES INCURRED BY EMPLOYEES OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES FOR OFFICIAL BUSINESS IN ACCORDANCE WITH APPLICABLE POLICIES AND REGULATIONS; BY ADDING SECTION 2-3-65 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT ALL VOUCHERS FOR THE PAYMENT OF THE EXPENSES OR COMPENSATION, OR BOTH, OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY MUST BE PREPARED BY THE CLERKS OF THE TWO HOUSES OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY AND TO AUTHORIZE THE CLERKS OF THE TWO HOUSES AND THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL, SUBJECT TO APPROVAL, TO ISSUE WARRANTS ON APPROVED ACCOUNTS FOR NECESSARY EXTRA CLERICAL OR OTHER SERVICES; BY ADDING SECTION 2-3-67 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE CLERKS OF THE SENATE AND THE HOUSE SHALL HAVE INSTALLED A TELEPHONE SERVICE TO BE USED BY THE MEMBERSHIP AND PRESIDING OFFICERS OF THE TWO HOUSES OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY; BY ADDING SECTION 2-3-155 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES SHALL APPOINT THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF RESEARCH AND THE DIRECTORS OF RESEARCH FOR EACH STANDING COMMITTEE WITH THE ADVICE AND CONSENT OF THE CHAIRMAN OF EACH STANDING COMMITTEE AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE APPOINTMENT AND PAY OF TEMPORARY OR PERMANENT HOUSE RESEARCH ASSISTANTS; BY ADDING SECTION 2-3-105 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE DUTIES OF THE SERGEANTS AT ARMS AND DIRECTORS OF SECURITY OF THE RESPECTIVE HOUSES OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY; BY ADDING SECTION 10-1-45, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT ANY IMPROVEMENTS AND ADDITIONS TO THE STATE HOUSE MUST BE RECOMMENDED OR APPROVED BY THE STATE HOUSE COMMITTEE OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY AND REQUIRE THAT BIDDING, EXECUTING, AND CARRYING OUT OF CONTRACTS MUST BE IN ACCORDANCE WITH STANDING REGULATIONS AND PROCEDURES FOR OTHER WORK OF THE SAME TYPE APPLICABLE TO AGENCIES AND INSTITUTIONS OF STATE GOVERNMENT; BY ADDING SECTION 2-3-235 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR ANNUAL LEAVE AND INSURANCE FOR NURSING PERSONNEL STAFFING THE STATE HOUSE AND THE L. MARION GRESSETTE SENATE OFFICE BUILDING; TO AMEND SECTION 2-7-80, RELATING TO PRINTING AND FURNISHING OF COPIES OF STATEWIDE AND LOCAL ACTS, SO AS TO REQUIRE THAT ONLY ONE COPY OF A PRINTED STATEWIDE ACT BE FURNISHED TO EACH COUNTY CLERK OF COURT AND COUNTY GOVERNING BODY; BY ADDING SECTION 8-11-198, SO AS TO PROHIBIT PAYMENT OF PER DIEM TO A PUBLIC OFFICER OR EMPLOYEE FROM MORE THAN ONE SOURCE IN ANY CALENDAR DAY; BY ADDING SECTION 2-3-175, SO AS TO PROHIBIT FULL-TIME EMPLOYEES OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES AND THE SENATE FROM ENGAGING IN OUTSIDE EMPLOYMENT DURING WORKING HOURS EXCEPT WITH PERMISSION AND TO REQUIRE THE EMPLOYEE TO TAKE ANNUAL LEAVE; TO AMEND SECTION 12-36-2120, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO EXEMPTIONS FROM SALES TAX SO AS TO EXEMPT FROM TAXATION COPIES OF OR ACCESS TO LEGISLATION AND OTHER INFORMATIONAL DOCUMENTS PROVIDED TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC BY A LEGISLATIVE AGENCY; TO AMEND CHAPTER 3, TITLE 2, RELATING TO ORGANIZATION AND COMPENSATION OF MEMBERS AND EMPLOYEES OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY, BY ADDING SECTION 2-3-45 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A MEMBER OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES WHO DOES NOT USE ALL OF HIS ANNUAL ALLOCATION FOR POSTAGE OR TELEPHONE EXPENSES MAY USE REMAINING FUNDS IN ONE CATEGORY IN THE OTHER CATEGORY DURING THAT YEAR; TO AMEND SECTION 2-3-170, RELATING TO COMPENSATION OF OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES MUST AUTHORIZE AND ALLOCATE ANY BASE PAY INCREASE, MERIT PAY, OR BONUS AMONG THE STAFF OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES; BY ADDING SECTION 2-1-220 SO AS TO EXEMPT EACH HOUSE OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY FROM LAWS OR REGULATIONS REQUIRING APPROVAL BY THE STATE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD OR OTHER EXECUTIVE BRANCH AGENCY FOR THE EXPENDITURE, MANAGEMENT, OR TRANSFER OF LEGISLATIVE BRANCH APPROPRIATIONS; BY ADDING SECTION 2-3-27 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A MEMBER OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY WHO HAS BEEN CONVICTED OF A FELONY UNDER STATE OR FEDERAL LAW AND NOT PARDONED MAY NOT RECEIVE COMPENSATION OR EXPENSES OTHERWISE PAID MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY; TO AMEND SECTION 1-11-55, RELATING TO LEASING OF REAL PROPERTY FOR GOVERNMENTAL BODIES; TO AMEND SECTION 2-3-75, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE OFFICE OF LEGISLATIVE PRINTING AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY SYSTEMS; TO AMEND SECTION 2-13-60, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE DUTIES OF THE CODE COMMISSIONER; TO AMEND SECTION 2-13-180, RELATING TO THE PUBLICATION OF ADVANCE SHEETS OF THE ACTS AND JOINT RESOLUTIONS; TO AMEND SECTION 2-13-190, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PRINTING OF ADVANCE SHEETS IN SIGNATURES AND DISTRIBUTION OF PAGE PROOFS BY THE CODE COMMISSIONER; TO AMEND SECTION 2-13-200, RELATING TO THE SALE AND DISPOSITION OF PROCEEDS FROM THE SALE OF ADVANCE SHEETS; TO AMEND SECTION 2-13-210, RELATING TO THE PUBLICATION OF THE ACTS AND JOINT RESOLUTIONS; TO AMEND SECTION 11-35-310, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE DEFINITIONS USED IN THE PROCUREMENT CODE; AND TO AMEND SECTION 29-6-250, RELATING TO A LABOR AND MATERIAL PAYMENT BOND REQUIRED BY A GOVERNMENTAL BODY UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES, SO AS TO CONFORM REFERENCES IN THESE SECTIONS TO REFLECT THE CORRECT NAME OF THE OFFICE OF LEGISLATIVE PRINTING, INFORMATION AND TECHNOLOGY SYSTEMS CREATED FROM THE MERGER OF THE OFFICES OF LEGISLATIVE INFORMATION SYSTEMS AND LEGISLATIVE PRINTING AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY RESOURCES, AND TO DELETE ARCHAIC REFERENCES; BY ADDING SECTION 1-5-50 SO AS TO AUTHORIZE THE SECRETARY OF STATE TO ESTABLISH AND COLLECT FEES, INCLUDING DEPOSITS, FOR SEARCHING OR COPYING RECORDS AND RETAIN THE FEES TO DEFRAY OFFICE EXPENSES; BY ADDING SECTION 1-5-60 SO AS TO ALLOW THE SECRETARY OF STATE TO ESTABLISH, COLLECT, AND RETAIN FEES FOR DISHONORED CHECKS AND USE THE RETAINED FEES TO DEFRAY EXPENSES OF COLLECTING THE CHECKS AND TO PROVIDE THAT THESE RETAINED DISHONORED CHECK FEES MAY BE CARRIED FORWARD TO THE SUCCEEDING FISCAL YEAR AND USED FOR THE SAME PURPOSES; BY ADDING SECTION 11-3-175 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE CONSOLIDATION OF ACCOUNTS OF LUMP SUM AGENCIES BY THE COMPTROLLER GENERAL FOR PROPER ACCOUNTING AND FACILITATED REPORTING; BY ADDING SECTION 1-11-225 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DIVISION OF OPERATIONS OF THE STATE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD ESTABLISH A COST ALLOCATION PLAN TO RECOVER THE OPERATING COSTS AND MANAGE FUNDS TO ENSURE THE ADMINISTRATION OF THE STATEWIDE FLEET MANAGEMENT PROGRAM; TO AMEND SECTION 11-9-820, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO MEMBERSHIP, STAFFING, AND REPORTING OF THE BOARD OF ECONOMIC ADVISORS, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE DIRECTOR OF THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE TO SERVE EX OFFICIO, TO PROVIDE THAT THE BOARD IS A PUBLIC BODY FOR PURPOSES OF THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT, AND TO REQUIRE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AND DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE PROVIDE CERTAIN REPORTS, LISTS, MAGNETIC TAPES, AND OTHER DATA TO THE BOARD BY NOVEMBER TENTH OF EACH YEAR; TO AMEND CHAPTER 11, TITLE 1, RELATING TO THE STATE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD BY ADDING ARTICLE 7 "CONFEDERATE RELICS" SO AS TO REQUIRE THE DIRECTOR OF THE CONFEDERATE RELIC ROOM TO BE APPOINTED BY THE DIRECTOR OF THE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD AFTER CONSULTATION WITH THE SOUTH CAROLINA DIVISION COMMANDER OF THE SONS OF THE CONFEDERATE VETERANS AND THE PRESIDENT OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA CHAPTER OF THE UNITED DAUGHTERS OF THE CONFEDERACY; TO AUTHORIZE THE CONFEDERATE RELIC ROOM TO SUPPLEMENT STATE FUNDS WITH DONATIONS AND FEES AND TO EXPEND THESE FUNDS FOR OPERATIONS AND FOR THE RESTORATION, PRESERVATION, AND DISPLAY OF ITS COLLECTION, AND TO RETAIN AND EXPEND FEES RECEIVED FOR PROVIDING CERTAIN SERVICES AND FROM THE SALE OF PROMOTIONAL ITEMS; AND TO PROHIBIT ARTIFACTS OWNED BY THE STATE IN THE COLLECTIONS OF THE RELIC ROOM FROM BEING PERMANENTLY REMOVED OR DISPOSED OF EXCEPT BY CONCURRENT RESOLUTION OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY; TO AMEND CHAPTER 11, TITLE 8, RELATING TO PUBLIC OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES, TO AMEND CHAPTER 11, TITLE 8, RELATING TO PUBLIC OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES, BY ADDING SECTION 8-11-57 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT WHEN THE GOVERNOR DECLARES AN EMERGENCY OR ORDERS STATE OFFICES CLOSED DUE TO HAZARDOUS WEATHER HE MAY AUTHORIZE LEAVE WITH PAY FOR STATE EMPLOYEES WHO ARE ABSENT FROM WORK DUE TO THE EMERGENCY OR CONDITIONS CAUSED BY HAZARDOUS WEATHER; BY ADDING SECTIONS 9-1-1870 AND 9-11-315 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT RETIREES AND BENEFICIARIES UNDER THE STATE RETIREMENT SYSTEMS AND THE POLICE OFFICERS RETIREMENT SYSTEM RECEIVING MEDICAID (TITLE XIX) SPONSORED NURSING HOME CARE AS OF JUNE THIRTIETH OF THE PRIOR FISCAL YEAR SHALL RECEIVE NO INCREASE IN RETIREMENT BENEFITS DURING THE CURRENT FISCAL YEAR; HOWEVER, A RETIRED EMPLOYEE AFFECTED BY THE ABOVE PROHIBITION MAY RECEIVE THE SCHEDULED INCREASE IF HE IS DISCHARGED FROM THE NURSING HOME AND DOES NOT REQUIRE ADMISSION TO A HOSPITAL OR NURSING HOME WITHIN SIX MONTHS; BY ADDING SECTION 9-1-1350 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT NOTWITHSTANDING THE AMOUNTS ANNUALLY APPROPRIATED AS "STATE EMPLOYER CONTRIBUTIONS," THE STATE TREASURER AND COMPTROLLER GENERAL ARE AUTHORIZED AND DIRECTED TO TRANSFER FROM THE GENERAL FUND OF THE STATE TO THE PROPER RETIREMENT SYSTEM ACCOUNTS, MONTH BY MONTH, DURING THE CURRENT FISCAL YEAR, SUCH FUNDS AS ARE NECESSARY TO COMPLY WITH THE TERMS OF THE RETIREMENT ACT AS AMENDED, WITH RESPECT TO CONTRIBUTIONS BY THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA TO THE RETIREMENT SYSTEM; BY ADDING SECTIONS 11-7-35 AND 11-7-40 SO AS TO PROVIDE THE STATE AUDITOR AND HIS DESIGNEES ACCESS TO STATE AGENCY RECORDS AND FACILITIES AND ACCESS TO PRIVATE ENTITIES RECEIVING STATE APPROPRIATED REVENUE FOR AUDIT PURPOSES AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE CONFIDENTIALITY OF THESE RECORDS WHILE UNDER REVIEW BY THE STATE AUDITOR AND FOR THE CONFIDENTIALITY OF AUDIT WORKING PAPERS AND MEMORANDA, AND TO PROVIDE FOR MONTHLY BILLING BY THE STATE AUDITOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES FOR AUDIT COSTS AND THE DISPOSITION OF THE REVENUE OF THESE BILLINGS; BY ADDING SECTION 8-11-194 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT ANY AGENCY OF THE STATE GOVERNMENT WHOSE OPERATIONS ARE COVERED BY FUNDS FROM OTHER THAN GENERAL FUND APPROPRIATIONS MUST PAY FROM SUCH OTHER SOURCES A PROPORTIONATE SHARE OF THE EMPLOYER COSTS OF RETIREMENT, SOCIAL SECURITY, WORKERS' COMPENSATION INSURANCE, UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION INSURANCE, HEALTH AND OTHER INSURANCE FOR ACTIVE AND RETIRED EMPLOYEES, AND ANY OTHER EMPLOYER CONTRIBUTIONS PROVIDED BY THE STATE FOR THE AGENCY'S EMPLOYEES; BY ADDING SECTION 41-31-820 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION PREMIUMS COLLECTED FROM STATE AGENCIES WILL BE DEPOSITED INTO A SEPARATE ACCOUNT AND WILL BE BASED ON EXPERIENCE RATINGS PROVIDED BY PRIVATE CONSULTANTS AND THE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD, TO PROVIDE THAT THE UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION FUND MUST BE REVIEWED ON AT LEAST A BIENNIAL BASIS, TO PROVIDE THAT ALL INTEREST EARNED ON THE ACCOUNT MUST BE RETAINED BY THE UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION FUND TO OFFSET COSTS, TO AUTHORIZE AND DIRECT THE STATE TREASURER AND COMPTROLLER GENERAL TO PAY FROM THE GENERAL FUND TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA EMPLOYMENT SECURITY COMMISSION SUFFICIENT FUNDS TO COVER ACTUAL BENEFIT CLAIMS PAID DURING THE CURRENT FISCAL YEAR WHICH EXCEED THE AMOUNTS PAID IN FOR THIS PURPOSE, TO DIRECT THE EMPLOYMENT SECURITY COMMISSION TO CERTIFY QUARTERLY TO THE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD THE STATE'S LIABILITY FOR THOSE CLAIMS ACTUALLY PAID, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE CERTIFIED AMOUNT MUST BE REMITTED TO THE EMPLOYMENT SECURITY COMMISSION; BY ADDING SECTION 42-7-210 SO AS TO AUTHORIZE AND DIRECT THE STATE TREASURER AND COMPTROLLER GENERAL TO PAY FROM THE GENERAL FUND OF THE STATE TO THE STATE ACCIDENT FUND SUFFICIENT FUNDS TO COVER ACTUAL BENEFIT CLAIMS PAID AND EXPENSES RELATING TO THE OPERATIONS OF THE AGENCY DURING THE CURRENT FISCAL YEAR WHICH EXCEED THE ACCOUNTS PAID IN FOR THIS PURPOSE, TO DIRECT THE STATE ACCIDENT FUND TO CERTIFY QUARTERLY TO THE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD THE STATE'S LIABILITY FOR THOSE CLAIMS ACTUALLY PAID, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE CERTIFIED AMOUNT MUST BE REMITTED TO THE STATE ACCIDENT FUND; BY ADDING SECTION 11-11-325 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IF THE BOARD OF ECONOMIC ADVISORS REVENUE FORECAST TO THE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD AT ANY TIME DURING THE CURRENT FISCAL YEAR PROJECTS THAT REVENUES FOR THE CURRENT FISCAL YEAR WILL BE LESS THAN APPROPRIATED EXPENDITURES FOR THE YEAR, THE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD IN MANDATING NECESSARY CUTS MUST FIRST REDUCE TO THE EXTENT NECESSARY THE APPROPRIATION TO THE CAPITAL RESERVE FUND, PRIOR TO MANDATING ANY CUTS IN OPERATING APPROPRIATIONS; BY ADDING SECTION 12-4-390 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE MAY COLLECT AND RETAIN FEES TO RECOVER THE COSTS OF THE PRODUCTION, PURCHASE, HANDLING AND MAILING OF DOCUMENTS, PUBLICATIONS, RECORDS AND DATA SETS, TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE MAY WITHHOLD FROM THE GENERAL FUND A PORTION OF REVENUE DERIVED FROM THE PROVISIONS OF CHAPTER 21, TITLE 12, THE ACTUAL COSTS OF BINGO AUDIT ACTIVITY AND OF CRIMINAL RECORD CHECKS PURSUANT TO THE EVALUATION OF APPLICATIONS FOR BINGO LICENSES, AND TO PROVIDE THAT WHENEVER A PROFESSIONAL DESIGNATION OR LICENSE IS LEGISLATIVELY MANDATED FOR EMPLOYMENT BY THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE, THE DEPARTMENT IS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ANNUAL COST TO MAINTAIN THE REQUIRED DESIGNATION OR LICENSE; TO AMEND SECTION 12-54-240, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE CONFIDENTIALITY AND EXCEPTIONS THERETO OF REPORTS AND RETURNS FILED WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE, SO AS TO ALLOW THE DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION ON A RETURN TO THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES FOR THE PURPOSE OF VERIFYING MEDICAID ELIGIBILITY; BY ADDING SECTION 11-11-160 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE TRANSFER OF APPROPRIATIONS WITHIN AN AGENCY'S BUDGET DURING THE FISCAL YEAR; BY ADDING SECTION 11-5-280 SO AS TO AUTHORIZE THE STATE TREASURER TO ENTER INTO CONTRACTS ALLOWING A STATE AGENCY OR INSTITUTION TO ACCEPT CREDIT CARDS IN PAYMENT FOR GOODS OR SERVICES PROVIDED; BY ADDING SECTION 11-3-185 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE EXPENDITURE OF FUNDS APPROPRIATED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY BY WARRANT REQUISITIONS DIRECTED TO THE COMPTROLLER GENERAL WHO, AFTER APPROVAL, ISSUES A WARRANT TO THE STATE TREASURER DIRECTING PAYMENT; BY ADDING SECTION 11-13-45 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE DEPOSIT OF FEDERAL AND OTHER FUNDS IN THE STATE TREASURY AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE USE OF THE FUNDS DEPOSITED; BY ADDING SECTION 11-13-140 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT WHERE FEDERAL LAW OR REGULATION GOVERNING FEDERAL FUNDS ALLOCATED TO STATE AGENCIES INCLUDES REQUIREMENTS RELATING TO BANKING PROCEDURES, THE STATE TREASURY IS DEEMED TO MEET THE DEFINITION OF A BANK; BY ADDING SECTION 1-11-475 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE STATE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD SHALL DEVISE A PLAN FOR THE EXPENDITURE OF STATE AGENCY APPROPRIATIONS FOR EMPLOYER CONTRIBUTIONS; TO AMEND SECTION 8-11-170, RELATING TO THE REQUIREMENT FOR ADVANCE APPROVAL BY THE AGENCY HEAD SALARY COMMISSION AND THE STATE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD FOR DUAL STATE EMPLOYMENT FOR AN AGENCY HEAD, SO AS TO REQUIRE TIMELY PAYMENT OF AN EMPLOYEE APPROVED FOR DUAL EMPLOYMENT; BY ADDING SECTION 8-11-35 SO AS TO PROVIDE THE PAY SCHEDULE FOR STATE EMPLOYEES, PROVIDE THAT SALARIES APPROPRIATED ARE THE MAXIMUM COMPENSATION FOR THE POSITION, TO PROVIDE RESTRICTIONS ON DUAL COMPENSATION AND EXPENSES, TO REQUIRE REPORTING OF EMPLOYEES RECEIVING DUAL COMPENSATION, AND TO EXEMPT THE HIRING OF SHORT-TERM EMPLOYEES FROM REGULATIONS GOVERNING APPOINTMENTS AND RESTRICTIONS ON NEPOTISM; BY ADDING SECTION 8-11-196 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT CONDITIONS UPON WHICH A STATE AGENCY OR INSTITUTION MAY HIRE EMPLOYEES TO FILL TEMPORARY GRANT POSITIONS SPECIFIED IN FEDERAL GRANTS, PUBLIC CHARITY GRANTS, PRIVATE FOUNDATION GRANTS, RESEARCH GRANTS, AND POSITIONS WITH TIME LIMITED FUNDING APPROVED OR AUTHORIZED BY A STATE AUTHORITY; BY ADDING SECTION 1-11-67 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE STATE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD SHALL ASSESS AND COLLECT A RENTAL CHARGE FROM ALL STATE DEPARTMENTS AND AGENCIES THAT OCCUPY STATE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD SPACE IN STATE-CONTROLLED OFFICE BUILDINGS, TO PROVIDE A BASIS TO CALCULATE THE CHARGE, DISBURSE THE MONIES COLLECTED, AND APPORTION THE PAYMENT OF THE CHARGE; BY ADDING SECTION 1-11-425 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT ALL AGENCIES SHALL PRINT CERTAIN INFORMATION ON THE LAST PAGE OF CERTAIN BOUND PUBLICATIONS; BY ADDING SECTION 8-11-199 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A STATE AGENCY OR INSTITUTION MAY NOT PAY OR REIMBURSE AN EMPLOYEE FOR PROFESSIONAL DUES PAYMENTS TO THE AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION; BY ADDING SECTION 10-1-55 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A LOCAL GOVERNMENT ENTITY WHICH DEMANDS PAYMENT OF RENT OR LEASE PAYMENTS FROM A STATE AGENCY OR INSTITUTION, UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES, MUST HAVE A CERTAIN PERCENTAGE OF THE CHARGE DEDUCTED FROM ITS LOCAL GOVERNMENT STATE AID TO SUBDIVISIONS ALLOCATION, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE STATE AGENCY MUST BE REIMBURSED THE ACTUAL AMOUNT PAID AND THE BALANCE MUST BE CREDITED TO THE GENERAL FUND OF THE STATE FROM THE PORTION OF THE DEDUCTED ALLOCATION; TO AMEND SECTION 8-11-15, RELATING TO THE MINIMUM FULL-TIME WORKWEEK FOR STATE AGENCIES AND INSTITUTIONS AND ALTERNATIVE SCHEDULING, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT STATE AGENCIES MAY USE ALTERNATE WORK LOCATIONS, INCLUDING TELECOMMUTING, THAT RESULT IN GREATER EFFICIENCY AND COST SAVINGS; TO AMEND SECTION 11-9-85, RELATING TO TAX AND FEE REVENUE CALCULATED ON AN ACCRUAL BASIS, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR CALCULATING THE DEED RECORDING FEE IMPOSED BY CHAPTER 24, TITLE 12 ON AN ACCRUAL BASIS; TO AMEND SECTION 4-9-150, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO AUDITS OF COUNTY RECORDS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IF A COPY OF THE REPORT OF A COUNTY'S AUDIT REQUIRED TO BE SUBMITTED TO THE COMPTROLLER GENERAL IS NOT TIMELY FILED, FUNDS DISTRIBUTED BY THE COMPTROLLER GENERAL TO THE COUNTY MUST BE WITHHELD PENDING RECEIPT OF A COPY OF THE REPORT; TO AMEND CHAPTER 11, TITLE 8, RELATING TO PUBLIC OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES, BY ADDING SECTION 8-11-75 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT AN EMPLOYEE PARTICIPATING IN A PLAN UNDER THE DEFERRED COMPENSATION PROGRAM MAY REPAY A LOAN MADE BY THE EMPLOYEE BY MEANS OF A PAYROLL DEDUCTION FROM HIS COMPENSATION; AND TO APPROPRIATE AND TRANSFER FUNDS FROM THE EDUCATION LOTTERY ACCOUNT FOR FISCAL YEAR 2002-2003 AND PROVIDE THE USES OF THE FUNDS APPROPRIATED AND TRANSFERRED; BY ADDING SECTION 25-1-1440 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE MAINTENANCE AND CARE OF THE CAISSON OWNED BY THE ADJUTANT GENERAL; BY ADDING SECTION 59-150-355 SO AS TO APPROPRIATE FISCAL YEAR 2002-2003 CERTIFIED NET LOTTERY PROCEEDS AND INVESTMENT EARNINGS FOR THE FISCAL YEAR BEGINNING JULY 1, 2002, IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE PROVISIONS OF ACT 59 OF 2001, TO APPROPRIATE FISCAL YEAR 2001-2002 CERTIFIED NET LOTTERY PROCEEDS AND INVESTMENT EARNINGS, TO APPROPRIATE UNCLAIMED PRIZE MONEY, AND TO REGULATE THE EXPENDITURE OF SUCH FUNDS; TO AMEND SECTION 59-149-10, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE LIFE SCHOLARSHIP, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT ELIGIBLE STUDENTS MAY ATTEND A FOUR-YEAR PUBLIC OR INDEPENDENT INSTITUTION OF HIGHER LEARNING, TO LIMIT THE AMOUNT OF THAT SCHOLARSHIP TO FOUR THOUSAND SEVEN HUNDRED DOLLARS PLUS A THREE HUNDRED DOLLAR BOOK ALLOWANCE, TO LIMIT THE SCHOLARSHIP TO A TWO-YEAR INDEPENDENT INSTITUTION TO THE MAXIMUM COST OF ATTENDANCE AT A TWO-YEAR PUBLIC INSTITUTION, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE BOOK ALLOWANCE FOR ELIGIBLE STUDENTS AT TWO-YEAR INSTITUTIONS; TO AMEND SECTION 59-149-50, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO ELIGIBILITY FOR THE LIFE SCHOLARSHIP, BY DELETING THE REQUIREMENT OF A MAY 1995 OR LATER GRADUATION; TO AMEND SECTION 59-149-60, RELATING TO THE LIMITS OF ELIGIBILITY FOR THE LIFE SCHOLARSHIP, SO AS TO DELETE THE REQUIREMENT THAT ELIGIBLE STUDENTS ENROLL IN AN ELIGIBLE INSTITUTION WITHIN TWO YEARS OF HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATION; TO AMEND TITLE 2, RELATING TO THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY, BY ADDING CHAPTER 75 SO AS TO CREATE THE SOUTH CAROLINA RESEARCH CENTERS OF ECONOMIC EXCELLENCE, TO ESTABLISH ENDOWED RESEARCH PROFESSORSHIPS AT CLEMSON UNIVERSITY, THE MEDICAL UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA, AND THE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA, TO PROVIDE FOR THE COMPETITIVE SCREENING FOR AND AWARD OF GRANTS MATCHING PRIVATE FUNDING, AND TO OTHERWISE ENCOURAGE RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT IN AREAS TARGETED TO CREATE JOBS AND ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITIES; TO AMEND SECTION 59-150-350, RELATING TO APPROPRIATIONS FOR AND ALLOCATIONS TO CERTAIN EDUCATIONAL PURPOSES AND PROGRAMS FROM THE EDUCATION LOTTERY ACCOUNT, SO AS TO DELETE THE LIMIT OF ONE PERCENT OF NET PROCEEDS IN THE ALLOCATION TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA STATE LIBRARY FOR PUBLIC LIBRARY STATE AID, TO PROVIDE FOR TUITION ASSISTANCE INSTEAD OF FREE TUITION TO STATE TECHNICAL COLLEGES AND TWO-YEAR PUBLIC INSTITUTIONS, TO PROVIDE FOR THE ALLOCATIONS FOR THE PURCHASE OR REPAIR OF SCHOOL BUSES, SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION DIGITALIZATION, A CONSTRUCTION AND RENOVATION FUND FOR HISTORICALLY BLACK COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES, AND TUITION GRANTS, AND TO DELETE THE ALLOCATION FOR YOUTH EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIPS; TO AMEND SECTION 59-150-360, RELATING TO ATTENDANCE AT A TECHNICAL COLLEGE OR A TWO-YEAR INSTITUTION, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR TUITION ASSISTANCE RATHER THAN FREE TUITION, TO PERMIT TUITION ASSISTANCE ONLY IF THE STUDENT IS NOT A LIFE SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENT, TO PROVIDE FOR THE STATE BOARD OF TECHNICAL AND COMPREHENSIVE EDUCATION AND THE COMMISSION ON HIGHER EDUCATION TO IMPLEMENT REGULATIONS IN CONNECTION WITH TUITION ASSISTANCE, TO DELETE AN ACADEMIC FEE ALLOWANCE, AND TO LIMIT TUITION ASSISTANCE TO THE MAINTENANCE OF A GRADE POINT AVERAGE OF 2.0 AND TO THE EARNING OF ONE DEGREE IN FIVE YEARS; TO AMEND SECTION 59-150-370, RELATING TO THE SC HOPE SCHOLARSHIP, SO AS TO AUTHORIZE A MAXIMUM AMOUNT OF TWO THOUSAND FIVE HUNDRED DOLLARS, PLUS A BOOK ALLOWANCE OF ONE HUNDRED FIFTY DOLLARS, FOR THE FIRST YEAR OF ATTENDANCE ONLY AND TO AN ELIGIBLE STUDENT WHO IS NOT THE RECIPIENT OF A LIFE OR PALMETTO FELLOWS SCHOLARSHIP, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THERE ARE NO TEST SCORE AND CLASS RANK REQUIREMENTS FOR ELIGIBILITY FOR THE SC HOPE SCHOLARSHIP; TO AMEND SECTION 59-104-20, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE PALMETTO FELLOWS SCHOLARSHIP, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR AN ANNUAL MAXIMUM AMOUNT OF SIX THOUSAND SEVEN HUNDRED DOLLARS, TO LIMIT THE AMOUNT RECEIVED IN ADDITION TO OTHER GRANTS AND SCHOLARSHIPS, TO PROVIDE FOR THE ALLOCATION OF A PROPORTIONATE PERCENTAGE OF PALMETTO FELLOW SCHOLARSHIPS TO STUDENTS ATTENDING FOUR-YEAR INDEPENDENT INSTITUTIONS, AND TO REQUIRE AUTOMATIC APPROPRIATION FROM THE GENERAL FUND TO COVER ANY SHORTFALL FROM ALL OTHER SOURCES IN FUNDING OF PALMETTO FELLOWS SCHOLARSHIPS FOR ALL ELIGIBLE PERSONS; BY ADDING SECTION 59-150-75 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE ENTRY INTO A MULTI-STATE AGREEMENT BY THE SOUTH CAROLINA LOTTERY COMMISSION FOR THE OFFER OF MULTI-STATE LOTTERY PRODUCTS; AND BY ADDING SECTION 59-1-525 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION OF A SCHOOLWIDE GRANT PROGRAM TO INCREASE THE ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE OF STUDENTS IN GRADES K-5 IN THE CORE ACADEMIC AREAS OF READING, MATHEMATICS, SOCIAL STUDIES, AND SCIENCE, TO DESIGNATE DESIRED COMPETENCIES, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE GRANT APPLICATION AND AWARD PROCESS; TO TRANSFER FROM A SECURE REVENUE ACCOUNT TO THE GENERAL FUND FOR FISCAL YEAR 2001-2002 CERTAIN MONIES EARLIER TRANSFERRED FROM THE EXTENDED CARE MAINTENANCE FUND; TO AUTHORIZE THE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD TO BORROW SURPLUS FUNDS FROM STATE AGENCIES IN AN AMOUNT NEEDED TO BALANCE THE BUDGETARY GENERAL FUND; TO TRANSFER FOR FISCAL YEAR 2002-2003 ONLY THE CONTINUUM OF CARE FROM THE GOVERNOR'S OFFICE TO THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES; TO DIRECT THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO FULLY IMPLEMENT THE STUDENT INFORMATION SYSTEM FOR FISCAL YEARS 2002-2003 ONLY AND TO USE CERTAIN FUNDS FOR THIS PURPOSE, AND TO DIRECT THE DEPARTMENT FOR FISCAL YEAR 2002-2003 ONLY TO REDISTRIBUTE CERTAIN GENERAL FUND ADULT EDUCATION REDUCTIONS; TO DIRECT THE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD TO PROVIDE TRANSITION SERVICES TO CONSTITUTIONAL OFFICERS ELECTED DURING FISCAL YEAR 2002-2003; TO AMEND SECTION 8-11-620, RELATING TO LEAVE AND LUMP-SUM PAYMENTS FOR LEAVE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A RETIRED MEMBER OF THE POLICE OFFICERS RETIREMENT SYSTEM HIRED TO FILL CERTAIN POSITIONS IS NOT ELIGIBLE FOR A LUMP-SUM PAYMENT FOR UNUSED LEAVE; TO AMEND SECTION 8-17-370, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO EXEMPTIONS FROM THE STATE EMPLOYEE GRIEVANCE PROCEDURES, SO AS TO EXEMPT RETIRED MEMBERS OF THE POLICE OFFICERS RETIREMENT SYSTEM HIRED TO FILL CERTAIN POSITIONS; TO AMEND SECTION 9-11-90, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO RETURNING TO SERVICE UNDER THE SOUTH CAROLINA POLICE OFFICERS RETIREMENT SYSTEM, SO AS TO ELIMINATE THE EARNINGS LIMITATION FOR A RETIRED MEMBER OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA POLICE OFFICERS RETIREMENT SYSTEM WHO IS HIRED IN A POSITION COVERED BY THAT RETIREMENT SYSTEM OR OTHER STATE RETIREMENT SYSTEMS AND TO REDUCE FROM SIXTY DAYS TO FIFTEEN CONSECUTIVE CALENDAR DAYS THE MINIMUM INTERVAL BEFORE A RETIRED MEMBER OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA POLICE OFFICERS RETIREMENT SYSTEM MAY BE HIRED BY A COVERED EMPLOYER WITHOUT AFFECTING THE MEMBER'S RETIREMENT ALLOWANCE; TO REQUIRE SEVEN MILLION DOLLARS FOR FISCAL YEAR 2002-2003 ONLY TO BE APPROPRIATED TO SOUTH CAROLINA FIRST STEPS TO SCHOOL READINESS FROM NONRECURRING 2002-2003 REVENUE; TO REQUIRE THE STATE TREASURER TO TRANSFER CERTAIN FUNDS TO THE BARNWELL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT FUND; TO PROVIDE FOR THE TRANSFER OF VARIOUS PARCELS OF REAL PROPERTY FROM THE CHARLESTON NAVAL COMPLEX REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY TO THE CITY OF NORTH CHARLESTON UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE CONTINUATION ON SHARING OF SPECIFIC BENEFITS, REVENUES, AND FUNDING UPON SUCH TRANSFER; TO AMEND AN ACT OF 2002 BEARING RATIFICATION NUMBER 317, RELATING TO THE LOCATION OF NEW TERMINAL FACILITIES FOR THE SOUTH CAROLINA STATE PORTS AUTHORITY, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE STATE RATHER THAN THE STATE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD SHALL PROVIDE CERTAIN INDEMNIFICATION TO THE MEMBERS OF THE BOARD OF THE STATE PORTS AUTHORITY.
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Veto Overridden

H. 4882 -- Reps. Freeman, Jennings, Lucas and Neilson: A BILL TO AMEND ACT 587 OF 1994, RELATING TO THE CREATION OF THE CHESTERFIELD COUNTY BOARD OF ELECTIONS AND REGISTRATION, SO AS TO DELETE THE PROVISIONS MAKING THE CLERK AN EX OFFICIO MEMBER OF THE BOARD AND PROVIDING FOR THE CLERK TO RECEIVE A SALARY IN ADDITION TO THAT AMOUNT PAID TO MEMBERS OF THE BOARD, AND AUTHORIZE THE BOARD TO HIRE A DIRECTOR TO PERFORM SUCH RESPONSIBILITIES AS THE BOARD SHALL DETERMINE.
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Ratified

H. 4883 -- Reps. Miller, Battle, Freeman, Hayes, Jennings, Keegan, Kennedy and Snow: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 49-29-230, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO CERTAIN SCENIC RIVER DESIGNATIONS, SO AS TO DESIGNATE A PORTION OF THE GREAT PEE DEE RIVER AS A SCENIC RIVER; AND TO AMEND SECTION 49-29-100, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE ACQUISITION OF LANDS ADJACENT TO SCENIC RIVERS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE LEGISLATIVE DELEGATION FOR THE COUNTY IN WHICH THE LAND IS LOCATED MUST CONSENT TO ACQUISITION OF LANDS ADJACENT TO SCENIC RIVERS BY THE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD RATHER THAN THE GOVERNING BODY OF THE COUNTY IN WHICH THE LAND IS LOCATED.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
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2nd Reading
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Objection
Reconsidered
Reconsidered
Ratified

H. 4884 -- Reps. Hinson, Merrill, Law, Gourdine and Dantzler: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 4-9-195, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE AUTHORITY OF COUNTIES AND MUNICIPALITIES TO GRANT SPECIAL TAX ASSESSMENTS TO HISTORIC PROPERTIES, SO AS TO REQUIRE, BEFORE THE APPLICATION IS FILED, THE OWNER OR ORGANIZATION SEEK THE PERMISSION OF THE LEGISLATIVE DELEGATION OF THE COUNTY IN WHICH THE PROPERTY IS LOCATED.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4885 -- Reps. Hinson, Merrill, Law, Gourdine and Dantzler: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 4-9-195, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE AUTHORITY OF COUNTIES AND MUNICIPALITIES TO GRANT SPECIAL TAX ASSESSMENTS TO HISTORIC PROPERTIES, SO AS TO REQUIRE, BEFORE THE APPLICATION IS FILED, THE APPROVAL OF THE GOVERNING BODY WHERE THE PROPERTY IS LOCATED.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4886 -- Reps. Hinson, Merrill, Law, Gourdine and Dantzler: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 4-9-195, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE AUTHORITY OF COUNTIES AND MUNICIPALITIES TO GRANT SPECIAL TAX ASSESSMENTS TO HISTORIC PROPERTIES, SO AS TO PROVIDE, THAT BEFORE AN APPLICATION IS FILED, THE OWNER OR ORGANIZATION SEEKING THE SPECIAL ASSESSMENT MUST PROVIDE AN INVENTORY OF ALL PROPERTY LOCATED IN THE HISTORIC AREA INCLUDING THEIR FAIR MARKET VALUES AS DETERMINED BY THE COUNTY ASSESSOR.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4887 -- Reps. White, Cotty, J. Brown, Gilham, Howard, Kirsh, Meacham-Richardson, Moody-Lawrence, Rodgers, G.M. Smith, Stille, Stuart and J. Young: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 20-7-767, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DUTIES OF THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES REGARDING CHILDREN IN FOSTER CARE, SO AS TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT TO OBTAIN ARREST AND CONVICTION RECORDS OF PARENTS OF CHILDREN IN FOSTER CARE, TO MAKE THESE RECORDS A PART OF THE CHILD'S RECORD, AND TO CONSIDER THIS INFORMATION WHEN DEVELOPING AND REVIEWING TREATMENT AND PERMANENCY PLANS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4888 -- Reps. Miller, Bales, Cotty, Whipper, Hosey, G.M. Smith, Weeks, J. Young, Allen, Battle, Bowers, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Emory, Hayes, J. Hines, Kirsh, Lloyd, Martin, McCraw, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Rodgers, J.E. Smith, Stille, Thompson and Whatley: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 9, TITLE 58, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION AND TELEPHONE, TELEGRAPH, AND EXPRESS COMPANIES, BY ADDING ARTICLE 8 SO AS TO ENACT THE "NO TELEPHONE SOLICITATION ACT", TO PROVIDE FOR THE COMPILATION AND MAINTENANCE BY THE PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION OF A LIST OF TELEPHONE CUSTOMERS WHO DO NOT WANT TO BE SOLICITED BY TELEPHONE, TO REQUIRE TELEPHONE SOLICITORS TO ACQUIRE THE LIST FOR A FEE AND PROHIBIT THEM FROM SOLICITING THE CUSTOMERS ON THE LIST BY TELEPHONE, AND TO PROVIDE FOR CIVIL PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS OF THE PROVISIONS; TO AMEND SECTION 30-4-40, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO EXEMPTIONS FROM THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION AT, SO AS TO EXEMPT THE "NO TELEPHONE SOLICITATION LIST" DATABASE; AND TO AMEND SECTION 16-17-445, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO CRIMINAL REGULATION OF UNSOLICITED TELEPHONE CALLS, SO AS TO REQUIRE THE USE OF THE "NO TELEPHONE SOLICITATION LIST" BY A TELEPHONE SOLICITOR.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4889 -- Reps. Meacham-Richardson, Allison, Cobb-Hunter, Davenport, Emory, Kirsh, Littlejohn, Miller, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Sinclair, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, Snow, Thompson, Wilder, Witherspoon and A. Young: 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 "APPROPRIATE SUPERVISORY OFFICE" REFERENCES TO THE SENATE AND HOUSE ETHICS COMMITTEES AND 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 PROVIDE A PROCEDURE FOR A PERSON TO PETITION THE COURT OF COMMON PLEAS ALLEGING THE VIOLATIONS COMPLAINED OF AND PRAYING FOR APPROPRIATE RELIEF DURING THE FIFTY-DAY PERIOD BEFORE AN ELECTION AND 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; BY ADDING SECTION 8-13-365 SO AS TO REQUIRE THE ETHICS COMMISSION TO ESTABLISH A SYSTEM OF ELECTRONIC FILING, REQUIRE DISCLOSURES AND FILINGS BE FILED ELECTRONICALLY, AND RECEIPTS OR EXPENDITURES BE REPORTED ELECTRONICALLY WITH CERTAIN TIMES; 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 AND PROVIDE A PROCEDURE FOR A PERSON TO PETITION THE COURT OF COMMON PLEAS ALLEGING THE VIOLATION COMPLAINED OF PRAYING FOR APPROPRIATE RELIEF DURING THE FIFTY-DAY PERIOD BEFORE AN ELECTION; 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 "APPROPRIATE SUPERVISORY OFFICE" TO DELETE REFERENCES TO THE SENATE AND HOUSE ETHICS COMMITTEES AND 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 AND REQUIRE THE OCCUPATION AND EMPLOYER BE MAINTAINED BY THE CANDIDATE, COMMITTEE, OR 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 TWO HUNDRED 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 TWO 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, AND REQUIRE A CERTIFIED CAMPAIGN REPORT TO BE FILED UPON THE RECEIPT OF ANYTHING OF VALUE TOTALING, IN AN ACCUMULATED AGGREGATE, TWO THOUSAND FIVE HUNDRED DOLLARS OR MORE; 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; 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 A 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; AND TO REPEAL SECTION 8-13-1160 RELATING TO FORWARDING COPIES OF STATEMENTS OF ECONOMIC INTEREST FROM THE LEGISLATIVE ETHICS COMMITTEES TO THE STATE ETHICS COMMISSION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4890 -- Reps. Hinson, Altman, Loftis, Law, Scarborough, Merrill, Owens, Knotts, Trotter, Edge, Limehouse, Haskins, Freeman, Leach, Bales, Gourdine, Whatley, Dantzler, Talley and Easterday: A JOINT RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE STATE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD, AFTER OBTAINING THE APPROVAL OF THE STATE HOUSE COMMITTEE AS TO DESIGN AND LOCATION, TO PROCEED WITH CONSTRUCTION OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS MEMORIAL ON THE GROUNDS OF THE CAPITOL COMPLEX USING STATE FUNDS PROVIDED FOR THE PURPOSE AND PRIVATE CONTRIBUTIONS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4891 -- Reps. Sharpe, Davenport, Ott and Dantzler: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 47-5-150, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL FURNISHING ANTIRABIC (HUMAN) VACCINE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT MUST ENSURE THE AVAILABILITY OF ANTIRABIC (HUMAN) VACCINE AND GLOBULIN PRODUCTS FOR PERSONS BITTEN BY OR EXPOSED TO A PET OR ANIMAL FOUND OR SUSPECTED TO BE AFFECTED BY RABIES, TO PROVIDE THAT THE PROVISION OF THESE PRODUCTS MUST BE IN ACCORDANCE WITH DEPARTMENT GUIDELINES, AND TO AUTHORIZE THE DEPARTMENT TO SEEK REIMBURSEMENT FOR THESE PRODUCTS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Ratified

H. 4892 -- Rep. Allen: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE NEW HOPE CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP CHURCH IN GREENVILLE COUNTY ON THE OCCASION OF THE DEDICATION OF ITS NEW SANCTUARY AND TO EXTEND BEST WISHES TO THE CONGREGATION OF NEW HOPE THAT THE BUILDING WILL SERVE THEM FOR MANY YEARS TO COME.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4893 -- Rep. Rice: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 40-29-245 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT ANY PERSON INCLUDING A DEALER OR CONSUMER WHO SELLS OR TRANSFERS A MANUFACTURED HOME TO ANOTHER PERSON FOR VALUE MUST DISCLOSE TO THAT PERSON IN WRITING ANY STRUCTURAL DAMAGES TO OR REPAIRS OF A CERTAIN AMOUNT MADE TO THE MANUFACTURED HOME WITHIN THE SELLER'S KNOWLEDGE FROM THE TIME IT LEFT THE ORIGINAL MANUFACTURER UNTIL THE TIME OF THE SALE OR TRANSFER, AND TO PROVIDE CIVIL PENALTIES FOR VIOLATION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4894 -- Rep. Townsend: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-3-240, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE CONTENTS OF A MOTOR VEHICLE REGISTRATION APPLICATION, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY MUST BE PROVIDED CERTAIN ADDITIONAL INFORMATION FOR COMMERCIAL MOTOR VEHICLES THAT ARE GREATER THAN TWENTY-SIX THOUSAND POUNDS; BY ADDING SECTION 56-3-355 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY MUST SUSPEND, REVOKE, OR NOT ISSUE A REGISTRATION CARD AND LICENSE PLATE FOR CERTAIN COMMERCIAL MOTOR VEHICLES IF THE MOTOR VEHICLE CARRIER WHO IS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE SAFETY OF THE VEHICLE HAS BEEN PROHIBITED FROM OPERATING BY A FEDERAL AGENCY, TO PROVIDE THAT THE REGISTRANT MUST SURRENDER AN ITEM SUSPENDED OR REVOKED UNDER THIS SECTION, TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT SHALL TAKE POSSESSION OF A SUSPENDED OR REVOKED LICENSE PLATE AND REGISTRATION CARD UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES, TO PROVIDE FOR THE REISSUANCE OF A REGISTRATION CARD AND LICENSE PLATE, TO PROVIDE A REINSTATEMENT FEE, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE DISBURSEMENT OF THE REINSTATEMENT FEE; TO AMEND ARTICLE 5, CHAPTER 3, TITLE 56, RELATING TO VEHICLE REGISTRATION AND LICENSE FEES, BY ADDING SECTIONS 56-3-661, 56-3-662, AND 56-3-663 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT NO FOR-HIRE MOTOR VEHICLE CARRIER OF PROPERTY, EXCEPT CARRIERS OF HOUSEHOLD GOODS OR HAZARDOUS WASTE FOR DISPOSAL, MAY OPERATE WITHOUT A CLASS E CERTIFICATE OF COMPLIANCE ISSUED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY, WHOSE FEE IS TWENTY-FIVE DOLLARS, WHICH MAY NOT BE ISSUED OR MAY BE SUSPENDED, REVOKED, OR PLACED ON PROBATIONARY STATUS UNLESS THE APPLICANT PROVIDES CERTAIN EVIDENCE TO THE DEPARTMENT, TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT IS AUTHORIZED TO PROMULGATE REGULATIONS TO IMPLEMENT THIS PROVISION, TO PROVIDE THAT THE HOLDER OF A CLASS E CERTIFICATE MAY NOT BE SUBJECT TO CERTAIN STATE OR LOCAL LICENSE FEES, LICENSE TAXES, OR MOTOR OIL FEES, TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT SHALL CHARGE A FEE FOR EACH IDENTIFIER THAT MUST BE USED BY THE DEPARTMENT FOR CERTAIN ADMINISTRATION, ENFORCEMENT, CONSTRUCTION, AND RENOVATION PURPOSES, TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT IS AUTHORIZED TO ENTER INTO RECIPROCAL AGREEMENTS WITH REGULATORY AGENCIES OF OTHER STATES HAVING JURISDICTION AND AUTHORITY OVER MOTOR CARRIERS TO PROVIDE FOR BASE-STATE AGREEMENTS IN WHICH THE REGISTRATION OF INTERSTATE CARRIERS OPERATING IN PARTICIPATING STATES MAY BE ACCOMPLISHED BY REGISTRATION IN ONE BASE STATE; AND TO REPEAL SECTIONS 58-23-350, 58-23-640, AND 58-23-650, RELATING TO THE REQUIREMENT THAT CERTAIN FOR-HIRE MOTOR VEHICLE CARRIERS MAY NOT OPERATE WITHOUT A CLASS E CERTIFICATE OF COMPLIANCE FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE, THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE'S IDENTIFIER FEE, AND THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE'S AUTHORITY TO ENTER INTO RECIPROCAL AGREEMENTS WITH REGULATORY AGENCIES OF OTHER STATES HAVING JURISDICTION AND AUTHORITY OVER MOTOR CARRIERS TO PROVIDE FOR BASE-STATE AGREEMENTS IN WHICH THE REGISTRATION OF INTERSTATE CARRIERS OPERATING IN PARTICIPATING STATES MAY BE ACCOMPLISHED BY REGISTRATION IN ONE BASE STATE.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
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Amended
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 4895 -- Rep. J.R. Smith: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION CONGRATULATING THE MARCHING BAND OF MIDLAND VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL OF AIKEN COUNTY ON BEING SELECTED TO BE A REPRESENTATIVE OF SOUTH CAROLINA IN THE 2002 INDEPENDENCE DAY PARADE IN WASHINGTON, D.C., JULY 4, 2002.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4896 -- Rep. Quinn: A JOINT RESOLUTION INSTRUCTING THE SOUTH CAROLINA LOTTERY COMMISSION TO ENFORCE, IMMEDIATELY UPON DEFAULT OR BREACH BY A LOTTERY VENDOR OF A CONTRACT ENTERED INTO BETWEEN THE COMMISSION AND THE VENDOR, A LIQUIDATED DAMAGES PROVISION OR A PROVISION FOR LATE FINES OR PENALTIES IN THE CONTRACT, A PERFORMANCE OR BID BOND, A LETTER OF CREDIT SECURING THE PERFORMANCE OR BID, OR SPECIFIC PERFORMANCE OF THE SUBJECT CONTRACT PROVISION, AND TO PROVIDE FOR A MONTHLY REPORT TO THE STATE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD OF THE STATUS OF THE PERFORMANCE OF EACH CONTRACT IN EFFECT BETWEEN THE COMMISSION AND A LOTTERY VENDOR.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4897 -- Rep. Cato: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING CHAPTER 94 TO TITLE 38 RELATING TO INSURANCE, SO AS TO ESTABLISH A JOINT UNDERWRITING ASSOCIATION FOR THE WRITING OF NURSING HOME INSURANCE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4898 -- Reps. Harrison, Jennings and J.E. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 20-7-110, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE APPOINTMENT OF LEGAL COUNSEL FOR CHILDREN AND PARENTS IN ABUSE AND NEGLECT PROCEEDINGS, SO AS TO ALSO APPLY THESE APPOINTMENT PROCEDURES TO VOLUNTARY PLACEMENT PROCEEDINGS; TO AMEND SECTION 20-7-121, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE CREATION OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA GUARDIAN AD LITEM PROGRAM AND COURT-APPOINTED SPECIAL ADVOCATES IN ABUSE AND NEGLECT PROCEEDINGS, SO AS TO ALSO APPLY THE APPOINTMENT OF THESE ADVOCATES TO THE EXTENSION OF VOLUNTARY PLACEMENT AGREEMENTS OR PROCEEDINGS; TO AMEND SECTION 20-7-490, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS IN THE CHILDREN'S CODE, SO AS TO REVISE THE DEFINITIONS OF AN "ABUSED OR NEGLECTED CHILD" AND "ABANDONMENT OF A CHILD" AND TO DELETE THE DEFINITION OF "AFFIRMATIVE DETERMINATION"; TO ADD SECTION 20-7-570 SO AS TO AUTHORIZE THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES TO BRING A CIVIL ACTION AGAINST A PERSON WHO HAS REPORTED CHILD ABUSE OR NEGLECT MALICIOUSLY OR IN BAD FAITH; TO AMEND SECTION 20-7-610, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO TAKING EMERGENCY PROTECTIVE CUSTODY OF ABUSED OR NEGLECTED CHILDREN, SO AS TO REVISE THE STANDARD FOR REMOVING OTHER CHILDREN WHO MAY BE AT RISK FROM THE HOME FROM BEING SUBJECT TO "THREAT OF HARM" TO BEING SUBJECT TO "SUBSTANTIAL RISK OF HARM" AND TO MAKE A TECHNICAL REVISION; TO AMEND SECTION 20-7-635, RELATING TO TEMPORARY CRISIS PLACEMENT FOR CHILDREN WHO ARE ABUSED OR NEGLECTED, SO AS TO DELETE THE PROVISION LIMITING SUCH PLACEMENTS TO SEVENTY-TWO HOURS; TO ADD SECTION 20-7-637 SO AS TO AUTHORIZE THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES TO ACCEPT A VOLUNTARY PLACEMENT OF A CHILD MADE BY THE CHILD'S PARENT OR GUARDIAN, TO REQUIRE A PLACEMENT AGREEMENT, AND TO ESTABLISH PROCEDURES FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE VOLUNTARY PLACEMENT; TO AMEND SECTION 20-7-650, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE DUTIES OF THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES REGARDING RECEIVING AND PROCESSING REPORTS OF CHILD ABUSE OR NEGLECT, SO AS TO REVISE THE CATEGORIZATION OF SUCH REPORTS, TO REVISE RECORD RETENTION PROCEDURES, AND TO REVISE CONFIDENTIALITY AND DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION PROVISIONS; TO AMEND SECTION 20-7-655, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE CHILD PROTECTIVE SERVICES APPEAL PROCESS, SO AS TO ELIMINATE THE APPEALS COMMITTEE PROCESS, TO ESTABLISH THAT SUCH AN APPEAL IS A CONTESTED CASE, TO CLARIFY THAT THE PROCESS IS ONLY AVAILABLE TO PERSONS DETERMINED TO HAVE ABUSED OR NEGLECTED A CHILD, TO CLARIFY PROCEDURES FOR AN INTERIM REVIEW BEFORE A CONTESTED CASE HEARING, AND TO FURTHER SPECIFY REMOVING DATA FROM THE DEPARTMENT'S RECORDS AND THE CENTRAL REGISTRY WHEN ABUSE OR NEGLECT IS NOT FOUND; TO AMEND SECTION 20-7-670, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO JURISDICTION FOR RECEIVING AND INVESTIGATING INSTITUTIONAL CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT REPORTS, SO AS TO CLARIFY THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES IS AUTHORIZED TO RECEIVE AND INVESTIGATE SUCH REPORTS IN CHILD DAYCARE FACILITIES AND TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THESE INVESTIGATIONS; TO AMEND SECTION 20-7-680, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO INFORMATION ON UNFOUNDED REPORTS IN THE CENTRAL REGISTRY OF CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT, SO AS TO PROHIBIT THE REGISTRY FROM CONTAINING ANY INFORMATION FROM UNFOUNDED REPORTS; TO AMEND SECTION 20-7-690, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO CONFIDENTIALITY OF ABUSE AND NEGLECT REPORTS AND RECORDS, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE CONFIDENTIALITY OF RECORDS CREATED AS A PART OF A QUALITATIVE REVIEW OF A COUNTY'S CHILD WELFARE CASE FILES OR AS A RESULT OF REVIEWS CONDUCTED PURSUANT TO THE DEPARTMENT'S CHILD DEATH PROTOCOL; TO AMEND SECTION 20-7-762, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO TREATMENT PLANS FOR CHILDREN REMAINING AT HOME BUT RECEIVING PROTECTIVE SERVICES, SO AS TO CHANGE THE TERM TO "SERVICE PLAN" AND REVISE LANGUAGE TO CONFORM TO THIS TERM; TO AMEND SECTION 20-7-766, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PERMANENCY PLANNING FOR FOSTER CHILDREN, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT SUCH PLANNING APPLIES TO FOSTER CHILDREN IN THE CUSTODY OF THE DEPARTMENT BY ANY MECHANISM, TO REVISE TIME FRAMES FOR ACCOMPLISHING PERMANENCY PLANS, AND TO REQUIRE ANNUAL COURT REVIEW OF SUCH PLANS FOR CHILDREN TEN YEARS OLD AND OLDER AND BIANNUALLY FOR CHILDREN UNDER TEN YEARS OF AGE; TO AMEND SECTION 20-7-768, RELATING TO EXEMPTIONS FROM TERMINATION OF PARENTAL RIGHTS, SO AS TO CONFORM CROSS REFERENCES AND LANGUAGE TO OTHER AMENDMENTS MADE IN THIS ACT; TO AMEND SECTION 20-7-1572, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO TERMINATION OF PARENTAL RIGHTS, SO AS TO INCLUDE AS A GROUND FOR TERMINATION A CHILD RESIDING IN FOSTER CARE FOR ONE HUNDRED EIGHTY DAYS AND THAT THE CONDITION THAT LED TO FOSTER CARE STILL EXISTS; TO AMEND SECTION 20-7-1642, AS AMENDED, TO ADD SECTION 20-7-2265, AND TO AMEND SECTIONS 20-7-2725, 20-7-2730, 20-7-2740, 20-7-2800, 20-7-2810, 20-7-2850, 20-7-2900, AND 20-7-3097, ALL AS AMENDED, AND ALL RELATING TO CRIMINAL HISTORY BACKGROUND CHECKS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT WHEN A CRIMINAL HISTORY BACKGROUND CHECK IS REQUIRED FOR LICENSING, REGISTRATION, APPROVAL, OR RENEWAL, OR PLACEMENT OR SERVICE AS A CAREGIVER OR VOLUNTEER OR EMPLOYMENT WITH A CHILD WELFARE AGENCY, SUCH ACTIVITY MAY NOT BE PROHIBITED IF A CONVICTION, GUILTY PLEA, OR PLEA OF NOLO CONTENDERE HAS BEEN PARDONED, UNLESS OTHER CIRCUMSTANCES WARRANT PROHIBITING THE ACTIVITY; TO AMEND SECTION 20-7-3010, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES AUTHORITY TO SEEK AN INJUNCTION AGAINST A CHILD DAYCARE FACILITY, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT SUCH AN INJUNCTION MUST BE BROUGHT IN CIRCUIT COURT, RATHER THAN FAMILY COURT; AND TO REPEAL SECTION 20-7-2920, RELATING TO SEEKING INJUNCTIONS AGAINST A CHILD DAYCARE CENTER OR GROUP DAYCARE HOME.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Other proceedings

H. 4899 -- Reps. R. Brown, Jennings and Bowers: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 56-3-635 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR A ONE DOLLAR ANNUAL SURCHARGE ON ALL MOTOR VEHICLE REGISTRATION AND LICENSING FEES, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE ALLOCATION OF THE SURCHARGE.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Recorded vote
Amended
Committed
Request for Debate
Point of Order

H. 4900 -- Reps. G.M. Smith and J. Young: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 41-31-10, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE GENERAL RATE OF CONTRIBUTION FOR EMPLOYMENT SECURITY PURPOSES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT AN EMPLOYER'S REQUIREMENT TO PAY CONTRIBUTIONS IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE PROVISIONS OF TITLE 41 TERMINATES UPON THE EMPLOYER'S ACCUMULATION OF A RESERVE BALANCE EQUAL TO TEN YEARS OF PROJECTED BENEFITS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4901 -- Rep. Hinson: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 26-1-65, SO AS TO REQUIRE A NOTARY PUBLIC TO MAINTAIN A SEQUENTIAL JOURNAL OF ALL NOTARIAL ACTS PERFORMED AND SPECIFY WHAT INFORMATION MUST BE RECORDED; TO AMEND SECTION 8-21-140 RELATING TO FEES OF A NOTARY PUBLIC, SO AS TO INCREASE AND EXPAND THE FEES; AND TO AMEND SECTION 26-3-40 RELATING TO WHAT A PERSON MUST CERTIFY WHEN TAKING AN ACKNOWLEDGMENT, SO AS TO REQUIRE "PERSONAL KNOWLEDGE" OR "SATISFACTORY EVIDENCE OF THE IDENTITY OF AN INDIVIDUAL" AND TO DEFINE THESE TERMS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4902 -- Rep. Scarborough: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 59-121-20, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO TERMS OF MEMBERS ON THE BOARD OF VISITORS OF THE CITADEL, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT NO MEMBER MAY SERVE MORE THAN TWO CONSECUTIVE TERMS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4903 -- Reps. Littlejohn, Allison, Davenport, Lee, Sinclair, W.D. Smith, Talley, Vaughn, Walker and Wilder: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND DR. DAVID BOMAR OF SPARTANBURG COUNTY FOR HIS REMARKABLE WORK AS A TEACHER AND ADMINISTRATOR AND TO CONGRATULATE HIM ON BEING NAMED THE NATIONAL ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL OF THE YEAR FOR 2002.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4904 -- Rep. Stuart: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE SWANSEA HIGH SCHOOL WRESTLING TEAM, COACHES, AND SCHOOL OFFICIALS, AT A DATE AND TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER FOR THE PURPOSE OF RECOGNIZING AND CONGRATULATING THEM ON WINNING THE CLASS AA/A 2002 STATE WRESTLING CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4905 -- Reps. Stuart, Frye, Huggins, Koon and Riser: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE SWANSEA HIGH SCHOOL OF LEXINGTON COUNTY ON WINNING THE CLASS AA/A STATE WRESTLING CHAMPIONSHIP FOR 2002 AT CAROLINA COLISEUM IN COLUMBIA.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4906 -- Rep. Kelley: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND BUFORD S. MABRY, JR. FOR HIS MORE THAN THIRTY THREE YEARS OF OUTSTANDING AND DEDICATED SERVICE AS AN OFFICER IN THE SOUTH CAROLINA ARMY NATIONAL GUARD, AND TO CONGRATULATE HIM ON HIS WELL-DESERVED PROMOTION TO THE RANK OF BRIGADIER GENERAL.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4907 -- Rep. Allen: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO WELCOME ANDREW CUOMO, THE FORMER UNITED STATES SECRETARY OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT, TO THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, AND TO COMMEND HIM FOR HIS FOUR YEARS OF OUTSTANDING AND DEDICATED SERVICE AS A CABINET SECRETARY.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4908 -- Reps. Sharpe, Kirsh and Meacham-Richardson: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 12-37-2635 SO AS TO DEFINE "PERSONAL MOTOR VEHICLE" FOR PURPOSES OF APPLYING THE APPROPRIATE ASSESSMENT RATIO USED TO DETERMINE THE ASSESSED VALUE OF SUCH VEHICLES FOR THE PROPERTY TAX.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4909 -- Rep. Bingham: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 39-24-40, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO REQUIREMENTS FOR DRUG PRESCRIPTIONS AUTHORIZING SUBSTITUTION OF A GENERIC DRUG, SO AS TO AUTHORIZE A PHARMACIST TO MAINTAIN GENERIC SUBSTITUTION RECORDS ELECTRONICALLY AND TO CONFORM THESE PROVISIONS TO OTHER GENERIC SUBSTITUTION PROVISIONS; TO AMEND SECTION 40-43-30, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS OF TERMS USED IN THE PHARMACY PRACTICE ACT, SO AS TO DEFINE "CERTIFIED PHARMACY TECHNICIAN"; TO AMEND SECTION 40-43-60, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO, AMONG OTHER THINGS, AUTHORIZATION OF A HEALTH CARE PRACTITIONER DISPENSING DRUGS THAT THE PRACTITIONER OWNS, SO AS TO ALSO AUTHORIZE A PRACTITIONER TO DISPENSE A COMPLIMENTARY TRIAL SUPPLY OF DRUGS OWNED BY THE PRACTITIONER OR AN INSTITUTION AUTHORIZED TO POSSESS MEDICATIONS; TO AMEND SECTION 40-43-82, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO REGISTRATION QUALIFICATIONS FOR PHARMACY TECHNICIANS, SO AS TO REVISE THESE QUALIFICATIONS AND TO FURTHER SPECIFY APPLICATION AND RENEWAL PROCEDURES; TO AMEND SECTION 40-43-86, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO VARIOUS PHARMACY FACILITY AND PRACTICE REQUIREMENTS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IN PROVIDING ADEQUATE STAFFING, A PHARMACIST-IN-CHARGE IS NOT REQUIRED TO EMPLOY CERTIFIED PHARMACY TECHNICIANS, TO PROVIDE THAT EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES AND DURABLE MEDICAL EQUIPMENT FACILITIES ARE NOT REQUIRED TO HAVE A CONSULTANT PHARMACIST AND TO AUTHORIZE OTHER HEALTH PROFESSIONALS WITH THESE SERVICES OR FACILITIES TO PERFORM THE DUTIES THAT WOULD HAVE BEEN PERFORMED BY A CONSULTANT PHARMACIST, AND TO AUTHORIZE A PHARMACIST TO MAINTAIN GENERIC SUBSTITUTION RECORDS ELECTRONICALLY AND TO CONFORM THOSE PROVISIONS TO OTHER GENERIC SUBSTITUTION PROVISIONS; TO AMEND SECTION 40-43-89, RELATING TO VARIOUS REQUIREMENTS RELATING TO WHOLESALE PHARMACY DISTRIBUTORS, SO AS TO CLARIFY PROVISIONS AND TO DELETE DUPLICATE STATUTORY PROVISIONS RELATING TO PERMIT APPLICATION PROCEDURES; TO AMEND SECTION 40-43-90, RELATING TO PERMIT APPLICATION PROCEDURES, SO AS TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR PERMIT RENEWAL PROCEDURES AND FOR CHANGE OF NAME OR OWNER CIRCUMSTANCE WHICH REQUIRE A NEW PERMIT TO BE OBTAINED; TO AMEND SECTION 40-43-91, RELATING TO INFORMATION THAT MUST BE REPORTED TO THE BOARD OF PHARMACY ON DRUG THEFT AND EMPLOYEE DRUG CONVICTIONS, SO AS TO INCREASE THE TIME FOR REPORTING THESE EVENTS FROM THREE TO THIRTY DAYS; TO AMEND SECTION 40-43-110, RELATING TO PHARMACY PERMIT AND LICENSE APPLICATION AND RENEWAL PROCEDURES, SO AS TO FURTHER SPECIFY AND CLARIFY THESE PROCEDURES; AND TO AMEND SECTION 40-43-130, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO CONTINUING EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS FOR PHARMACISTS, SO AS TO ALSO PROVIDE CONTINUING EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS FOR REGISTERED PHARMACY TECHNICIANS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 4910 -- Reps. Perry, Davenport, Keegan and Stille: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 2-1-105 SO AS TO PROHIBIT A SPOUSE, CHILD, PARENT, BROTHER, OR SISTER OF A MEMBER OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY FROM BEING ELECTED TO AN OFFICE WHICH IS ELECTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4911 -- Reps. Kelley, A. Young, Loftis, Bales, Edge, Clyburn, J.R. Smith, Whipper, Barfield, Chellis, Davenport, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Harrison, Harvin, J. Hines, Hinson, Keegan, Law, Leach, Owens, Rodgers, Sandifer, Scarborough, Townsend and Witherspoon: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-5-72 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE STATE SUPERINTENDENT OF EDUCATION SHALL APPOINT AN ADVISORY PANEL TO RECOMMEND TO THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION BY JUNE 1, 2002, A PLAN TO IMPLEMENT A UNIFORM SCHOOL TERM STARTING DATE AFTER LABOR DAY FOR PUBLIC SCHOOLS IN SOUTH CAROLINA BEGINNING WITH THE 2003-04 SCHOOL YEAR AND SUGGESTED PACT TESTING DATES FOR THE 2003-2005 SCHOOL YEARS, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE STATE BOARD SHALL ACT ON THE RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE ADVISORY PANEL BY AUGUST 31, 2002, AND IMPLEMENT THE RECOMMENDATIONS EFFECTIVE WITH THE 2003-04 SCHOOL YEAR.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Proposed Amended
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Request for Debate
Tabled

H. 4912 -- Reps. McLeod and Davenport: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 40-23-300, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO VARIOUS ENVIRONMENTAL SYSTEMS OPERATOR CERTIFICATION AND LICENSURE CLASSIFICATIONS AND QUALIFICATIONS, SO AS TO INCLUDE REQUIREMENTS FOR LICENSURE AS A BOTTLED WATER CLASS OPERATOR.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Other proceedings
Ratified

H. 4913 -- Rep. M. Hines: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 40-45-110, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE AUTHORITY OF THE STATE BOARD OF PHYSICAL THERAPY EXAMINERS TO REFUSE TO GRANT AND TO REVOKE, SUSPEND, OR RESTRICT A LICENSE AND GROUNDS FOR SUCH ACTIONS, SO AS TO INCLUDE AS SUCH GROUNDS FAILING TO REFER A PATIENT, AMONG OTHERS, TO A CHIROPRACTOR WHEN THE PATIENT'S MEDICAL CONDITION WAS BEYOND THE SCOPE OF PRACTICE OF THE PHYSICAL THERAPIST AND TREATING A PATIENT WITHOUT A REFERRAL FROM, AMONG OTHERS, A CHIROPRACTOR.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4914 -- Rep. Clyburn: A HOUSE RESOLUTION RECOGNIZING THE REVEREND DR. ALEXANDER POPE, JR., SPIRITUAL LEADER OF AIKEN AND EDGEFIELD COUNTIES, FOR HIS COUNTLESS CONTRIBUTIONS TO HIS COMMUNITY AND HIS CHURCH IN FOCUSING ON PRIDE IN THE PAST AND PROGRESS FOR THE FUTURE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4915 -- Rep. Rutherford: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION EXTENDING GREETINGS AND A WARM WELCOME FROM THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA TO THE JOINT ANNUAL MEETING OF THE NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE, BETA KAPPA CHI SCIENTIFIC HONOR SOCIETY, AND BROOKHAVEN SEMESTER PROGRAM AT BENEDICT COLLEGE AS HOST INSTITUTION AT THE ADAMS MARK HOTEL, MARCH 27-31, 2002.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4916 -- Reps. Harvin and J. Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE DEEPEST SYMPATHY OF THE MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO THE FAMILY OF SERGEANT WALTER K. FLOYD OF BARRINEAU WHO WAS TRAGICALLY KILLED IN A TRAFFIC ACCIDENT IN THE LINE OF DUTY AS A MEMBER OF THE CLARENDON COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4917 -- Reps. Lucas and Freeman: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 16-3-1095 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IT IS ILLEGAL TO REMOVE, OR AID IN THE REMOVAL OF PINE NEEDLES OR PINE STRAW FROM A PERSON'S LAND OR FROM PUBLIC PROPERTY UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES, TO PROVIDE THAT IT IS ILLEGAL TO ENTER A PERSON'S LAND OR PUBLIC PROPERTY WITH THE INTENT TO RAKE OR REMOVE PINE NEEDLES OR PINE STRAW UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES, TO PROVIDE A PENALTY FOR A VIOLATION OF THESE PROVISIONS, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE SIZE, PLACEMENT, AND CONTENT OF NOTICES, SIGNS, OR POSTERS THAT ARE PLACED ON A PERSON'S PROPERTY THAT PROHIBIT THE RAKING OR REMOVAL OF PINE NEEDLES OR PINE STRAW.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4918 -- Reps. Littlejohn, Phillips, G. Brown, Fleming, Gilham, Govan, J. Hines, Koon, Leach, McCraw, Meacham-Richardson, Moody-Lawrence, Simrill, Sinclair, Stille, Talley, Townsend and Whatley: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 23, TITLE 12, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO LICENSES ON CERTAIN BUSINESSES, BY ADDING ARTICLE 13 SO AS TO REQUIRE AMBULANCE PROVIDERS TO PAY AN ANNUAL FRANCHISE FEE BASED ON THE NUMBER OF PATIENTS TRANSPORTED.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4919 -- Reps. Gilham, Allison, Barfield, Davenport, Emory, Freeman, Frye, Haskins, Keegan, Koon, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Riser, Rivers, Rodgers, D.C. Smith, Snow, Stille, Stuart, Townsend and Vaughn: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-2935, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE RIGHT TO A JURY TRIAL AFFORDED TO A PERSON WHO IS CHARGED WITH OPERATING A MOTOR VEHICLE WHILE UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF ALCOHOL, DRUGS, OR A COMBINATION OF BOTH, DRIVING WITH AN UNLAWFUL ALCOHOL CONCENTRATION, OR CAUSING GREAT BODILY INJURY OR DEATH BY OPERATING A MOTOR VEHICLE WHILE UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF ALCOHOL, DRUGS, OR A COMBINATION OF BOTH, SO AS TO DELETE THE PROVISION THAT AFFORDS A JURY TRIAL TO A PERSON CHARGED WITH OPERATING A MOTOR VEHICLE WITH AN UNLAWFUL ALCOHOL CONCENTRATION; TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-2940, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE PENALTIES FOR A VIOLATION OF CERTAIN ALCOHOL RELATED MOTOR VEHICLE OFFENSES, SO AS TO DELETE OPERATING A MOTOR VEHICLE WITH AN UNLAWFUL ALCOHOL CONCENTRATION FROM THE LIST OF OFFENSES COVERED BY THIS PROVISION; TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-2950, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO A MOTOR VEHICLE DRIVER'S IMPLIED CONSENT TO HAVE HIS BREATH, BLOOD, OR URINE TESTED FOR THE PURPOSE OF DETERMINING THE PRESENCE OF ALCOHOL OR DRUGS OR A COMBINATION OF BOTH, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IF A DRIVER HAS AN ALCOHOL CONCENTRATION OF EIGHT ONE-HUNDREDTHS OF ONE PERCENT OR MORE, THEN A DRIVER IS NOT REQUIRED TO TAKE ADDITIONAL CHEMICAL TESTS, AND THE DRIVER IS GUILTY OF DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF ALCOHOL, TO REVISE THE ALCOHOL CONCENTRATIONS THAT MUST BE REGISTERED BY A SIMULATOR TEST BEFORE A BREATH TEST IS ADMINISTERED, TO DELETE THE PROVISIONS RELATING TO VARIOUS LEVELS OF ALCOHOL CONCENTRATION THAT RESULT IN CERTAIN PRESUMPTIONS, INFERENCES, AND GUILT REGARDING WHETHER A PERSON HAS VIOLATED A PROVISION THAT MAKES DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF ALCOHOL, DRUGS, OR A COMBINATION OF BOTH ILLEGAL, AND TO DELETE REFERENCES TO THE PROVISION THAT MAKES IT ILLEGAL TO OPERATE A MOTOR VEHICLE WITH AN UNLAWFUL ALCOHOL CONCENTRATION; TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-2951, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE SUSPENSION OF A PERSON'S DRIVER'S LICENSE FOR HIS REFUSAL TO SUBMIT TO A TEST TO DETERMINE HIS LEVEL OF ALCOHOL CONCENTRATION, SO AS TO DELETE REFERENCES TO THE PROVISION THAT MAKES IT ILLEGAL TO OPERATE A MOTOR VEHICLE WITH AN UNLAWFUL ALCOHOL CONCENTRATION; TO REPEAL SECTION 56-5-2933; AND TO DIRECT THE CODE COMMISSIONER TO DELETE ALL REFERENCES TO SECTION 56-5-2933 WHEREVER IT APPEARS IN THE CODE OF LAWS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4920 -- Reps. Martin, White, Thompson, Rhoad, Limehouse, Allison, Barrett, Clyburn, Cooper, Fleming, Frye, Gilham, Kirsh, Meacham-Richardson, Riser, Sinclair, Snow, Stille, Townsend, Vaughn, Witherspoon and Rodgers: A BILL TO ENACT "STEPHANIE'S LAW" BY AMENDING SECTION 20-7-650, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE DUTIES OF THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES CONCERNING INVESTIGATIONS OF REPORTS OF CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT, CLASSIFYING SUCH REPORTS AS UNFOUNDED OR FOUNDED, AND MAINTAINING RECORDS AND THESE REPORTS, SO AS TO REQUIRE ALL REPORTS RECEIVED TO BE CLASSIFIED AS EITHER UNFOUNDED OR INDICATED, TO PROVIDE THAT IF THE DEPARTMENT IS NOT ABLE TO COMPLETE AN INVESTIGATION DUE TO RECEIVING INSUFFICIENT INFORMATION, THE INVESTIGATION MAY BE REOPENED UPON RECEIPT OF ADDITIONAL INFORMATION, TO RESTRICT USE OF RECORDS OF UNFOUNDED REPORTS IN WHICH THE REPORTER DID NOT IDENTIFY HIMSELF OR HERSELF TO AUDITING AND STATISTICAL PURPOSES, TO PROVIDE THAT RECORDS OF OTHER REPORTS OF UNFOUNDED ABUSE OR NEGLECT MAY BE USED BY THE DEPARTMENT AND LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES TO ASSESS RISK AND SAFETY IF ADDITIONAL REPORTS ARE MADE CONCERNING THE CHILD, OTHER MEMBERS OF THE FAMILY IN THE HOUSEHOLD, OR THE SUBJECT OF THE REPORT.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 4921 -- Rep. W.D. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 1, TITLE 26, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO NOTARIES PUBLIC, BY ADDING ARTICLE 3, SO AS TO ENACT "THE UNIFORM LAW ON NOTARIAL ACTS" INCLUDING PROVISIONS TO PROVIDE DEFINITIONS RELATING TO NOTARIAL ACTS, TO PROVIDE FOR NOTARIAL ACTS IN THIS STATE AND IN OTHER JURISDICTIONS OF THE UNITED STATES, TO PROVIDE FOR NOTARIAL ACTS UNDER FEDERAL AUTHORITY AND FOR FOREIGN NOTARIAL ACTS, TO PROVIDE FOR CERTIFICATES AND SHORT FORMS FOR NOTARIAL ACTS, DESIGNATE SECTIONS 26-1-10 THROUGH 26-1-120 AS ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 1, TITLE 26, ENTITLED "GENERAL PROVISIONS", AND TO REPEAL CHAPTER 3, TITLE 26, "THE UNIFORM RECOGNITION OF ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS ACT".
Introduced and Committed

H. 4922 -- Reps. Scarborough, Owens, Limehouse, White, Trotter, Townsend, Cooper, Kelley, Meacham-Richardson, Altman, Loftis and A. Young: A BILL TO AMEND SECTIONS 1-23-120 AND 1-23-125, BOTH AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BOTH RELATING TO GENERAL ASSEMBLY REVIEW OF REGULATIONS AND REQUESTS TO WITHDRAW REGULATIONS, SO AS TO REQUIRE AFFIRMATIVE APPROVAL OF REGULATIONS RATHER THAN ALLOWING THEM TO BECOME EFFECTIVE AFTER ONE HUNDRED TWENTY DAYS, TO DELETE REFERENCES TO THE ONE-HUNDRED-TWENTY-DAY PERIOD AND TO PROVIDE THAT IF A RESOLUTION TO APPROVE OR DISAPPROVE A REGULATION HAS NOT BEEN ENACTED BY THE END OF THE SECOND YEAR OF THE LEGISLATIVE SESSION, THE REGULATION MUST BE PROMULGATED AS A NEW REGULATION BEFORE SUBMITTING FOR SUBSEQUENT APPROVAL.
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
Recorded vote
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Recorded vote
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Request for Debate
Point of Order
Point of Order

H. 4923 -- Rep. J.R. Smith: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO HONOR THE VOLUNTEERS OF JACKSON FIRST ALERT WHO RESPOND TO EMERGENCIES IN AND AROUND THE TOWN OF JACKSON IN AIKEN COUNTY, AND TO CONGRATULATE THEM ON BEING NAMED THE 2001 SMALL EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES SYSTEM OF THE YEAR BY THE SOUTH CAROLINA EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES ASSOCIATION.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4924 -- Reps. J.R. Smith, Clyburn, Perry, Sharpe and D.C. Smith: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND LIEUTENANT MICHAEL HUNT OF THE AIKEN DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY FOR HIS DEDICATION TO LAW ENFORCEMENT AND HIS DETERMINATION TO KEEP AIKEN COUNTY SAFE, AND TO HONOR HIM FOR HIS RECEIPT OF THE STROM THURMOND AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN LAW ENFORCEMENT ON THE CITY LEVEL.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4925 -- Reps. Cato, Jennings, Allison, Scott, Lourie, Harrison, W.D. Smith, Kirsh, Meacham-Richardson, Law, Altman, Bales, Battle, Bingham, J. Brown, R. Brown, Campsen, Chellis, Dantzler, Emory, Freeman, Gourdine, Hayes, M. Hines, Hinson, Leach, Lloyd, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.M. Neal, Ott, Quinn, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Sinclair, J.E. Smith, Taylor, Thompson, Tripp, Vaughn, Weeks, White and Wilder: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING CHAPTER 12 TO TITLE 38 RELATING TO INSURANCE, SO AS TO INCREASE THE AMOUNT OF AVAILABLE VENTURE CAPITAL FOR QUALIFYING SMALL TECHNOLOGY BUSINESSES BY ALLOWING A PREMIUM TAX LIABILITY CREDIT UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor removed

H. 4926 -- Reps. Townsend, Barrett, Cooper, Martin, Sandifer, Stille, Thompson and White: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION COMMENDING JOANN CAMPBELL OF ANDERSON COUNTY FOR HER OUTSTANDING SERVICE TO THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA AND WISHING HER SUCCESS AND HAPPINESS FOLLOWING HER RETIREMENT.
Introduced and Committed
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4927 -- Rep. Phillips: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO FIX 12:30 P.M. ON TUESDAY, APRIL 9, 2002, 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, CLEMSON UNIVERSITY, COASTAL CAROLINA UNIVERSITY, COLLEGE OF CHARLESTON, FRANCIS MARION UNIVERSITY, LANDER UNIVERSITY, MEDICAL UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA, SOUTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY, UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA, WIL LOU GRAY OPPORTUNITY SCHOOL, AND WINTHROP UNIVERSITY TO SUCCEED THOSE MEMBERS WHOSE TERMS EXPIRE IN 2002, 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
Other proceedings
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4928 -- Reps. Parks, Scott, Breeland, Clyburn, Hosey, Allen, Bales, J. Brown, Carnell, Frye, Howard, Klauber, Lloyd, Ott, Stille and Wilder: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO VETERANS AFFAIRS BY ADDING SECTION 25-11-55 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY SHALL APPROPRIATE FUNDS DIRECTLY FROM THE STATE TREASURY TO EACH COUNTY TREASURER IN A MANNER TO BE PROVIDED BY LAW.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4929 -- Reps. Carnell, Thompson, White, Martin, Townsend, Stille and Cooper: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE MR. LOY WAGNER OF WILLIAMSTON FOR HIS LIFELONG DEDICATION TO MUSIC EDUCATION AND TO EXPRESS THE SINCERE APPRECIATION OF THE MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO MR. WAGNER FOR ENRICHING THE LIVES OF THOUSANDS OF SOUTH CAROLINA STUDENTS BY SHARING HIS TALENT AND LOVE FOR MUSIC.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4930 -- Rep. Harrison: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 40-5-210, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE CREATION AND MEMBERSHIP OF THE STATE BOARD OF LAW EXAMINERS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE NUMBER OF MEMBERS AND TERMS MUST BE SET BY THE SUPREME COURT, TO AUTHORIZE A PERSON TO SERVE WHO HAS BEEN PRACTICING LAW FOR SEVEN YEARS, AND TO DELETE THE PROVISION LIMITING BOARD MEMBERSHIP TO ONE FROM EACH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings

H. 4931 -- Reps. Taylor, Loftis, Easterday, Hayes, Ott and Walker: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-63-70 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT SCHOOLS WITH AN ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE OF GRADES SIX, SEVEN, AND EIGHT MAY ALLOW SIX GRADE STUDENTS TO PARTICIPATE IN INTERSCHOOL COMPETITIVE SPORTS PROGRAMS WHICH HAVE SCHEDULED GAMES AND A CHAMPIONSHIP PROVIDED THAT ALL MEMBERS OF THE INTERSCHOOL TEAMS HAVE PLAYERS IN GRADES SIX, SEVEN, AND EIGHT ONLY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4932 -- Rep. Rutherford: 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 TO BE PLACED IN AN INTERVENTION PROGRAM, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT ALL PERSONS WHO MAY BE CONSIDERED TO BE PLACED IN AN INTERVENTION PROGRAM MUST BE NOTIFIED BY THE SOLICITOR THAT HE MUST SUBMIT AN APPLICATION TO THE INTERVENTION PROGRAM OR TO THE CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE JUDGE OF THE COURT OF GENERAL SESSIONS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4933 -- Rep. Klauber: A BILL TO AMEND TITLE 40, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PROFESSIONS AND OCCUPATIONS, BY ADDING CHAPTER 83 SO AS TO ENACT THE SOUTH CAROLINA LICENSURE FOR INTERPRETERS AND TRANSLITERATORS ACT, TO PROVIDE FOR THE LICENSURE, PERMITTING, AND REGULATION OF PERSONS WHO PROVIDE INTERPRETING AND TRANSLITERATING SERVICES, TO CREATE THE SOUTH CAROLINA LICENSURE BOARD FOR INTERPRETERS AND TRANSLITERATORS AND TO PROVIDE FOR ITS POWERS AND DUTIES, AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4934 -- Reps. Vaughn, Frye, Keegan, Rhoad, Sinclair and Stille: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 16-13-420, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE UNLAWFUL FAILURE TO RETURN CERTAIN RENTAL PROPERTY OR THE FRAUDULENT APPROPRIATION OF SUCH PROPERTY, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR ADDITIONAL ACTIONS WHICH CONSTITUTE A VIOLATION OF THIS SECTION, TO PROVIDE FOR CERTAIN INFERENCES THAT MAY BE MADE WITH REGARD TO A PERSON'S INTENT TO VIOLATE THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION, TO PROVIDE FOR SPECIFIED PROCEDURAL REQUIREMENTS WHICH MUST BE MET IN REGARD TO PROSECUTIONS FOR VIOLATIONS, AND TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THE MANNER IN WHICH THE VALUE OF THE LEASED OR RENTED ITEM SHALL BE DETERMINED FOR PURPOSES OF COMPUTING THE APPLICABLE PENALTY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4935 -- Rep. Harvin: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE PROFOUND SORROW OF THE MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES UPON LEARNING OF THE DEATH OF LIEUTENANT COLONEL JEFFERSON M. DAVIS, UNITED STATES ARMY, RETIRED, OF SUMMERTON, AND TO EXTEND DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO HIS FAMILY AND MANY FRIENDS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4936 -- Reps. J. Young, G.M. Smith, G. Brown, J.H. Neal and Weeks: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE SINCERE SORROW OF THE MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY UPON THE DEATH OF FREDERICK EARLE BROGDON, ONE OF SUMTER'S MOST RESPECTED BUSINESS AND CIVIC LEADERS, WHO PASSED AWAY WEDNESDAY, MARCH 13, 2002, AND TO EXTEND DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO HIS LOVING FAMILY AND MANY FRIENDS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4937 -- Reps. Wilkins, W.D. Smith, Sharpe, Townsend, Meacham-Richardson, Carnell, Fleming, Harrison, Cato, J. Brown, Vaughn, Kelley and Harrell: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND AND SUPPORT THE NATIONAL VOTER REGISTRATION INITIATIVE'S DEMOCRACY UNITES CAMPAIGN IN SOUTH CAROLINA.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4938 -- Rep. Wilkins: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 40-15-110, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO, AMONG OTHER THINGS, DENTAL HYGIENISTS EMPLOYED WITHIN THE PUBLIC HEALTH SYSTEM PROVIDING EDUCATION AND PRIMARY PREVENTIVE CARE, SO AS TO DELETE THE PROVISION THAT A DENTIST, IF AVAILABLE, MUST PERFORM AN EXAMINATION AND DIAGNOSIS BEFORE A SEALANT IS PLACED ON A TOOTH AND TO FURTHER REQUIRE THAT THE PUBLIC HEALTH DENTAL PROGRAM SHALL ESTABLISH AND OPERATE ALL IN-SCHOOL AND IN-COMMUNITY CLINICS AND VAN PROGRAMS AND THAT THE IN-SCHOOL AND VAN PROGRAMS SHALL OPERATE UNDER THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4939 -- Reps. Scott, J. Brown and Rutherford: A BILL TO ENACT THE RICHLAND COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICTS PROPERTY TAX RELIEF ACT BY PROVIDING FOR THE IMPOSITION OF A SPECIAL ONE PERCENT SALES AND USE TAX IN RICHLAND COUNTY FOR NOT MORE THAN TWENTY YEARS WITH THE REVENUE OF THE TAX USED TO DEFRAY GENERAL OBLIGATION DEBT SERVICE OR OTHERWISE DEFRAY THE COSTS OF CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS OF THE SCHOOL DISTRICTS OF RICHLAND COUNTY, TO PROVIDE THAT THE TAX MAY BE IMPOSED ONLY AFTER ITS APPROVAL IN A REFERENDUM HELD IN THE COUNTY, TO PROVIDE FOR THE REFERENDUM, AND TO PROVIDE THAT IF IMPOSED, THE TAX MUST BE COLLECTED BY THE SOUTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE AND REMITTED TO THE RICHLAND COUNTY TREASURER FOR THE RICHLAND COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICTS, TO PROVIDE THAT THE TAX IS IMPOSED AND IS SUBJECT TO THE SAME EXEMPTIONS AND MAXIMUM TAXES AS PROVIDED IN THE SOUTH CAROLINA SALES TAX ACT EXCEPT FOR AN ADDITIONAL EXEMPTION FOR FOOD ITEMS WHICH LAWFULLY MAY BE PURCHASED WITH UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE FOOD COUPONS, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE METHOD OF APPLYING THE REVENUES OF THE TAX TO SCHOOL DISTRICT GENERAL OBLIGATION DEBT SERVICE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4940 -- Reps. J. Brown, McLeod, J. Hines, Hosey, Lloyd, J.H. Neal, Parks, Rivers, Rutherford, Scott, J.E. Smith,Wilder, Rodgers, Neilson and Harvin: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 8-21-310, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE SCHEDULE OF FEES AND COSTS TO BE COLLECTED IN EACH COUNTY BY CLERKS OF COURT, REGISTERS OF DEEDS, OR COUNTY TREASURERS, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR UNIFORM FEE INCREASES; TO AMEND SECTION 12-24-90, RELATING TO THE CALCULATION OF THE DOCUMENTARY STAMP FEES, SO AS TO INCREASE THE COUNTY'S PORTION OF THE DOCUMENTARY STAMP FEE.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added

H. 4941 -- Reps. McLeod, 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, Meacham-Richardson, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Quinn, Rhoad, 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, 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 THE 2002 OBSERVANCE OF NATIONAL AGRICULTURE DAY ON WEDNESDAY, MARCH 20, 2002, AND ENCOURAGING ALL SOUTH CAROLINIANS TO REFLECT ON THE CENTRAL ROLE OF AGRICULTURE IN THIS STATE AND THE UNITED STATES AS THE BASIS FOR OUR FOOD, FIBER, SHELTER, AND INCREASINGLY, FUEL, AND EXPRESS APPRECIATION FOR THE HARDWORKING MEN AND WOMEN WHO COMPRISE OUR STATE'S AND THE NATION'S AGRICULTURAL COMMUNITY.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4942 -- Reps. Talley, Sinclair, Allison, Davenport, Lee, Littlejohn, W.D. Smith, Walker and Rodgers: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 16-3-635, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO ASSAULT AND BATTERY UPON AN EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICE PROVIDER, FIREFIGHTER, OR HOME HEALTH CARE WORKER, SO AS TO PROVIDE A DEFINITION FOR THE TERM "EDUCATOR" AND TO PROVIDE THAT THIS PROVISION APPLIES TO AN ASSAULT AND BATTERY UPON AN EDUCATOR.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 4943 -- Reps. W.D. Smith and Sinclair: A JOINT RESOLUTION PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO SECTION 7, ARTICLE X OF THE CONSTITUTION OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1895, RELATING TO THE LIMITATIONS ON STATE BUDGET EXPENDITURES AND STATE EMPLOYEES AND THE LIMITATIONS ON THE ANNUAL BUDGETS AND EXPENSES OF POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONS OF THE STATE AND SCHOOL DISTRICTS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE TOTAL OF STATE FUNDS FROM ALL SOURCES EXCEPT FEDERAL REVENUES APPROPRIATED FOR FISCAL YEARS BEGINNING AFTER 2005 MUST NOT EXCEED THE TOTAL OF SUCH APPROPRIATIONS FOR THE PRECEDING FISCAL YEAR BY MORE THAN THE PERCENTAGE INCREASE IN THE CONSUMER PRICE INDEX IN THE LAST COMPLETED CALENDAR YEAR, TO PROVIDE THAT THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY SHALL PROVIDE BY LAW THE INDEX USED TO MEASURE INCREASES IN THE CONSUMER PRICE INDEX FOR PURPOSES OF THIS LIMITATION, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THIS LIMITATION DOES NOT APPLY TO A BILL OR JOINT RESOLUTION APPROPRIATING FUNDS IN EXCESS OF THE LIMIT IF THE BILL OR JOINT RESOLUTION RECEIVES AN AFFIRMATIVE VOTE IN EACH HOUSE OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY BY AT LEAST TWO-THIRDS OF THE MEMBERS PRESENT BUT NOT LESS THAN THREE-FIFTHS OF THE TOTAL MEMBERSHIP OF EACH HOUSE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4944 -- Rep. Sharpe: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 46-25-20, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS ASSOCIATED WITH FERTILIZERS, BY ADDING A DEFINITION OF "RESTRICTED FERTILIZER"; TO AMEND SECTION 46-25-210, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO REGISTRATION OF FERTILIZER, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR FERTILIZER DISTRIBUTOR PERMITS, TO PROVIDE FOR GENERAL AND RESTRICTED FERTILIZER PERMITS, AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS OF THIS SECTION; AND TO AMEND SECTION 46-25-1170, RELATING TO CIVIL PENALTIES IN ADDITION TO OTHER PENALTIES, SO AS TO INCLUDE THE DENIAL, REVOCATION, OR MODIFICATION OF CERTAIN PERMITS WITHIN THE SECTION; TO AMEND SECTION 46-25-810, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO INSPECTION TAX AND TONNAGE REPORTS ON FERTILIZER, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT REGISTRANTS OR GUARANTORS WHO DISTRIBUTE OR SELL COMMERCIAL FERTILIZER IN SOUTH CAROLINA SHALL PAY INSPECTION TAX TO THE DIVISION RATHER THAN THE STATE TREASURER; TO AMEND CHAPTER 45, TITLE 46, RELATING TO NUISANCE SUITS ARISING FROM AGRICULTURAL OPERATIONS, BY ADDING SECTION 46-45-70 SO AS TO PROVIDE, THAT NO ESTABLISHED AGRICULTURAL FACILITY OR AGRICULTURAL OPERATION IS OR BECOMES A NUISANCE BY CHANGED CONDITIONS IN OR ABOUT THE FACILITY OR OPERATION; TO AMEND SECTION 56-3-670, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO FEES FOR FARM TRUCK LICENSES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT "FARM TRUCK" INCLUDES A TRUCK TRANSPORTING FARM PROCESSED HORTICULTURAL PRODUCTS, INCLUDING SOIL AMENDMENTS AND MULCHES, OTHER THAN FIRST MARKET; TO AMEND SECTION 46-40-60, RELATING TO SCHEDULES FOR REMITTING ASSESSMENTS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE MAY SUSPEND GRAIN DEALERS' LICENSES ON FAILURE TO TIMELY REMIT CERTAIN PAYMENTS; TO AMEND SECTION 46-41-130, RELATING TO PROCEDURES FOR REFUSAL, SUSPENSION, OR REVOCATION OF LICENSES, SO AS TO INCLUDE SUSPENSIONS OR REVOCATIONS OF GRAIN DEALERS' LICENSES FOR FAILURE TO PAY CERTAIN ASSESSMENTS WITHIN THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION; TO AMEND CHAPTER 7, TITLE 46, RELATING TO CLEMSON UNIVERSITY, BY ADDING SECTION 46-7-100 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT CLEMSON UNIVERSITY, IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL, SHALL CREATE A TRAINING AND CERTIFICATION PROGRAM FOR OWNERS OR OPERATORS OF CERTAIN ANIMAL FACILITIES, AND TO PROVIDE THAT OPERATORS OF ANIMAL FACILITIES AND WASTE UTILIZATION AREAS MUST BE TRAINED AND CERTIFIED ON THE OPERATION OF ANIMAL WASTE MANAGEMENT UNDER THE PROGRAM; TO AMEND SECTION 46-45-50, RELATING TO LIABILITY FOR POLLUTION AND FLOODING IN CERTAIN SUITS RELATED TO AGRICULTURAL OPERATIONS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE PROVISIONS OF 46-45-70 DO NOT AFFECT OR DEFEAT THE RIGHT OF A PERSON TO RECOVER DAMAGES FOR ANY INJURIES OR DAMAGES SUSTAINED BY HIM BECAUSE OF POLLUTION OF, OR CHANGE IN CONDITION OF, THE WATERS OF A STREAM OR BECAUSE OF AN OVERFLOW ON HIS LANDS; AND TO REPEAL SECTION 59-119-130 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Amended
Proposed Amended
Point of Order
Point of Order
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 4945 -- Reps. Jennings and Neilson: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE WINNERS OF THE 2002 JEAN LANEY HARRIS FOLK HERITAGE AWARDS AND THE MEMBERS OF THE 2002 JEAN LANEY HARRIS FOLK HERITAGE AWARDS ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON WEDNESDAY, APRIL 24, 2002, 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. 4946 -- Reps. Jennings and Neilson: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION INVITING THE WINNERS OF THE 2002 JEAN LANEY HARRIS FOLK HERITAGE AWARDS AND THE MEMBERS OF THE 2002 JEAN LANEY HARRIS FOLK HERITAGE AWARDS ADVISORY COMMITTEE TO ATTEND A JOINT SESSION OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES AND THE SENATE IN THE HALL OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES ON WEDNESDAY, APRIL 24, 2002, 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 2002 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 Concurrence

H. 4947 -- Reps. Allison, Littlejohn, Stuart, Walker and Rodgers: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 16-19-35 SO AS TO PERMIT THE LAWFUL OPERATION OF THE LOTTERY GAME KNOWN AS A "RAFFLE" WHEN IT IS CONDUCTED BY A CHARITABLE ORGANIZATION AND THE PRIZE IS NOT A MONETARY ONE; AND TO AMEND SECTION 59-150-20, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS FOR PURPOSES OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATION LOTTERY ACT, SO AS TO REFLECT THAT THE "RAFFLE", WHEN CONDUCTED AS PRESCRIBED, IS A LAWFUL LOTTERY GAME.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 4948 -- Reps. Harvin, J. Young and Campsen: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND CHARLES W. "WOODY" HAYNES FOR HIS MANY YEARS OF SERVICE TO THE PALMETTO STATE THROUGH HIS WORK WITH THE SOUTH CAROLINA FORESTRY COMMISSION AND TO WISH HIM MANY MORE YEARS OF HEALTH AND HAPPINESS UPON HIS RETIREMENT.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4949 -- Rep. Quinn: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND GLAXOSMITHKLINE, NOVARTIS, PFIZER, AND ELI LILLY PHARMACEUTICAL COMPANIES FOR STEPPING FORWARD WITH THEIR PLANS TO REDUCE PRESCRIPTION COSTS FOR SOUTH CAROLINA'S ELDERLY CITIZENS, AND TO URGE STATE POLICY MAKERS TO CONTINUE TO HELP FOSTER THESE COOPERATIVE EFFORTS OF STATE GOVERNMENT AND LOCAL AND NATIONAL COMPANIES ALL WITH THE GOAL OF ENHANCING THE HEALTH CARE OPTIONS AND OPPORTUNITIES FOR ALL OF OUR STATE'S CITIZENS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4950 -- Reps. Miller, 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, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Quinn, Rhoad, 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, 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 PROCLAIM THE WEEK OF MARCH 25-30, 2002, AS "SOUTH CAROLINA MARINE AND WILDERNESS INSTITUTE WEEK" AND TO URGE COMMUNITY SUPPORT AND PARTICIPATION IN THE REDUCTION AND PREVENTION OF JUVENILE CRIME.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4951 -- Reps. J. Young, G. Brown, J.H. Neal, G.M. Smith and Weeks: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS SYMPATHY TO ALL THE FAMILY AND FRIENDS OF MR. CLIFTON C. GOODWIN, JR., OF SUMTER COUNTY, UPON LEARNING OF HIS PASSING AND TO PAUSE TO RECOGNIZE HIS SELFLESS ACTS OF SERVICE TO HIS NATION, STATE, AND COMMUNITY.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4952 -- Rep. G. Brown: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND WILLIAM P. BASKIN III OF BISHOPVILLE, SOUTH CAROLINA, FOR ALL HE HAS DONE TO IMPROVE THE LIVES OF HIS FELLOW SOUTH CAROLINIANS AND TO WISH HIM MANY YEARS OF HEALTH AND HAPPINESS UPON HIS RETIREMENT AS CHIEF OF THE BISHOPVILLE RESCUE SQUAD.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4953 -- Reps. J.E. 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, 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, Rodgers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sharpe, Sheheen, Simrill, 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, Webb, Weeks, Whatley, Whipper, White, Wilder, Wilkins, Witherspoon, A. Young and J. Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE APRIL AS CHILD ABUSE PREVENTION MONTH.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4954 -- Reps. Townsend, Martin, W.D. Smith, Gilham, J. Hines, Huggins, Lloyd, Lourie, Miller, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, D.C. Smith, Stille, Stuart, Walker and Webb: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 5, TITLE 56, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE REGULATION OF TRAFFIC ALONG THE STATE'S HIGHWAYS, BY ADDING ARTICLE 26 SO AS TO DEFINE, ESTABLISH PROVISIONS REGULATING THE OPERATION OF, AND PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR THE ILLEGAL OPERATION OF ELECTRIC PERSONAL ASSISTIVE MOBILITY DEVICES.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Other proceedings
Ratified

H. 4955 -- Rep. Quinn: A BILL TO AMEND SECTIONS 44-7-2520 AND 44-7-2540, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BOTH RELATING TO THE INFANTS AND TODDLERS WITH DISABILITIES ACT AND THE STATE INTERAGENCY COORDINATING COUNCIL ESTABLISHED TO ASSIST IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF AN INTERAGENCY SYSTEM TO PROVIDE SERVICES PURSUANT TO THIS ACT, SO AS TO CHANGE THE NAME OF THE COUNCIL TO THE "SOUTH CAROLINA INTERAGENCY COORDINATING COUNCIL"; TO AMEND SECTION 44-7-2560, RELATING TO INDIVIDUALIZED FAMILY SERVICE PLANS FOR INFANTS AND TODDLERS RECEIVING SERVICES UNDER THIS ACT, SO AS TO SPECIFY WHO IS COVERED BY THE PLAN, TO SPECIFY THAT THE PLAN MUST BE DEVELOPED WITHIN FORTY-FIVE DAYS AFTER REFERRAL, TO REQUIRE A NEW PLAN TO BE DEVELOPED ANNUALLY, AND TO REQUIRE THE PLAN TO BE REVIEWED WITH THE FAMILY EVERY SIX MONTHS; TO AMEND SECTION 44-7-2570, RELATING TO FUNDING OF THE SERVICES TO BE DELIVERED, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT CERTAIN FEDERAL FUNDS, INCLUDING CERTAIN MEDICAID FUNDING, MUST BE USED TO PROVIDE SERVICES AND TO REQUIRE LOCAL AND STATE FUNDS FOR EARLY INTERVENTION SERVICES TO BE AT LEAST EQUAL TO FUNDS EXPENDED IN THE MOST RECENT PRECEDING FISCAL YEAR; TO AMEND SECTION 44-7-2600, RELATING TO REPORTS ON THE STATUS OF THE SYSTEM TO BE PROVIDED ANNUALLY TO THE JOINT LEGISLATIVE COMMITTEE ON CHILDREN, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THESE REPORTS INSTEAD MUST BE SUBMITTED TO THE GOVERNOR AND TO THE HEALTH AND EDUCATION COMMITTEES IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES AND THE SENATE; AND TO AMEND SECTION 44-7-2610, RELATING TO THE ESTABLISHMENT OF LOCAL INTERAGENCY COORDINATING COUNCILS, SO AS TO REQUIRE THE ESTABLISHMENT OF MULTICOUNTY COORDINATION TEAMS AND TO PROVIDE FOR THEIR PURPOSE AND MEMBERSHIP.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended

H. 4956 -- Reps. Cato, Wilkins, W.D. Smith, Harrison, Harrell, Law, Lee, Riser, G. Brown, White, Talley, Battle, Kelley, Altman, Simrill, Scarborough, Phillips, Tripp, Trotter, Barrett, Dantzler, Bales, J.E. Smith, Lourie, Chellis, Leach, Kirsh, Taylor, Wilder, Barfield, Edge, Hinson, Jennings and Owens: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 9, TITLE 58, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO TELEPHONE AND TELEGRAPH COMPANIES, BY ADDING ARTICLE 23 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE MANNER IN WHICH GOVERNMENT-OWNED TELECOMMUNICATIONS SERVICE PROVIDERS SHALL BE REGULATED AND TAXED, AND TO PROVIDE FOR OTHER PROVISIONS RELATING TO THE OPERATIONS OF THESE GOVERNMENT-OWNED TELECOMMUNICATIONS SERVICE PROVIDERS; BY ADDING SECTION 15-78-65 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A GOVERNMENTAL ENTITY HAS NO WAIVER OF IMMUNITY FOR A LOSS RESULTING FROM THE PROVIDING OF TELECOMMUNICATIONS SERVICE BY A GOVERNMENT-OWNED TELECOMMUNICATIONS SERVICE PROVIDER UNDER ITS AUTHORITY; AND TO AMEND SECTION 58-5-30, RELATING TO THE EXEMPTION OF MUNICIPAL UTILITIES FROM REGULATIONS BY THE PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION, SO AS TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR EXCEPTIONS TO THIS EXEMPTION.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Amended
Amended
Proposed Amended
Request for Debate

H. 4957 -- Rep. Owens: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 10-1-210 SO AS TO REQUIRE THAT THE OFFICIAL FLAG OF THE NATIONAL LEAGUE OF FAMILIES OF AMERICAN PRISONERS AND MISSING IN SOUTHEAST ASIA BE FLOWN ATOP THE DOME OF THE STATE HOUSE AND ON THE GROUNDS OF OR ATOP ALL SOUTH CAROLINA STATE WELCOME CENTERS AND STATE OFFICE BUILDINGS ON CERTAIN DAYS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Point of Order

H. 4958 -- Rep. Harrison: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 4-9-30, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO POWERS OF THE GOVERNING BODY UNDER VARIOUS FORMS OF COUNTY GOVERNMENT, INCLUDING THE AUTHORITY TO DEVELOP AND IMPLEMENT PERSONNEL SYSTEM POLICIES AND PROCEDURES FOR COUNTY EMPLOYEES, SO AS TO SPECIFY THAT THESE POLICIES AND PROCEDURES DO NOT APPLY TO EMPLOYEES OF ELECTED OFFICIALS, TO PROVIDE THAT EMPLOYMENT AUTHORITY VESTED IN COUNTY GOVERNMENT INCLUDES DISCIPLINARY AUTHORITY, AND TO PROVIDE THAT GRIEVANCE PROCEDURES DO NOT APPLY TO THE DISCHARGE OF AN EMPLOYEE OF AN ELECTED OFFICIAL.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4959 -- Reps. Harrison, J.E. Smith, Scott, Lourie and Quinn: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 58-27-120, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE STATUTORY MANDATE OF ELECTRICAL OR OTHER PUBLIC UTILITIES TO COMPLY WITH CERTAIN DUTIES AND OBLIGATIONS IMPOSED UPON THEM AS DECLARED BY THE SUPREME COURT OF SOUTH CAROLINA, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A MUNICIPALITY AND A PUBLIC UTILITY MAY MUTUALLY AGREE TO TRANSFER THE OBLIGATION TO PROVIDE A PUBLIC TRANSIT SYSTEM UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4960 -- Reps. J. Young, G.M. Smith, G. Brown, J.H. Neal and Weeks: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO RENAME A PORTION OF MCCRAY'S MILL ROAD IN SUMTER COUNTY THE "JOHN M. MAHON PARKWAY" IN RECOGNITION OF JOHN M. MAHON, A DISTINGUISHED CITIZEN OF SUMTER COUNTY.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Adopted
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence

H. 4961 -- 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, 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 COMMEND MICHELIN NORTH AMERICA FOR ITS WONDERFUL PARTNERSHIP ACTIVITIES WITH LOCAL COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS AND VOLUNTEERS WHO SERVE THE COMMUNITIES WHERE THE COMPANY HAS OPERATING LOCATIONS, INCLUDING GREENVILLE, AND TO DECLARE THURSDAY, MARCH 28, 2002, AS "MICHELIN COMMUNITY PARTNERS DAY" IN GREENVILLE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4962 -- Reps. Webb, Rice and Trotter: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION NAME THE TWO-MILE PORTION OF STATE HIGHWAY 93 IN CLEMSON THAT RUNS FROM U.S. HIGHWAY 76 TO THE OCONEE COUNTY LINE (LAKE HARTWELL) IN PICKENS COUNTY THE "WALTER T. COX BOULEVARD" IN HONOR OF CLEMSON UNIVERSITY ICON, WALTER THOMPSON COX, WHO HAS SERVED AS COACH, DEAN, AND PRESIDENT OF CLEMSON FOR MORE THAN SIXTY-FIVE YEARS AND TO INSTALL APPROPRIATE MARKERS OR SIGNS ON THE HIGHWAY CONTAINING THE WORDS THE "WALTER T. COX BOULEVARD".
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4963 -- Rep. Cobb-Hunter: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE SENSE OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY FOR THE NEED TO ELIMINATE THE HEALTH DISPARITIES AMONG THE CITIZENS OF SOUTH CAROLINA AND FOR THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA TO SUPPORT STUDIES, POLICIES, AND PRACTICES DEDICATED TO THE ELIMINATION OF THESE HEALTH DISPARITIES AND TO THE REDUCTION OF BARRIERS TO ADEQUATE HEALTH CARE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4964 -- Rep. Miller: A HOUSE RESOLUTION EXTENDING THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE GEORGETOWN MIDDLE SCHOOL CHEERLEADING SQUAD AND COACH CAROLYN CASSELMAN ON A DATE AS DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER FOR THE PURPOSE OF BEING RECOGNIZED AND HONORED ON WINNING THE NATIONAL CHEERLEADING CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4965 -- Rep. Miller: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION CONGRATULATING THE GEORGETOWN MIDDLE SCHOOL CHEERLEADING SQUAD ON WINNING THE ECA NATIONAL CHEERLEADING CHAMPIONSHIP IN WILLIAMSBURG, VIRGINIA.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4966 -- Reps. R. Brown, Whipper, Clyburn, Knotts, Hosey, Allen, Breeland, Emory, Hamilton, Haskins, Hayes, J. Hines, Lee, Lloyd, Mack, J.M. Neal, Rodgers, F.N. Smith and Whatley: A JOINT RESOLUTION PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO SECTION 2, ARTICLE III OF THE CONSTITUTION OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1895, RELATING TO THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT BEGINNING IN 2004, MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES MUST BE CHOSEN EVERY FOURTH INSTEAD OF EVERY SECOND YEAR; TO AMEND SECTION 8, ARTICLE III, RELATING TO ELECTION OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE BE ELECTED EVERY FOURTH INSTEAD OF EVERY SECOND YEAR.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4967 -- Education and Public Works Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE COMMISSION ON HIGHER EDUCATION, RELATING TO STUDENT LOAN CORPORATION, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 2625, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading

H. 4968 -- Rep. Sharpe: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 47-9-300, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE EXPIRATION AND RENEWAL OF LIVESTOCK BRANDS, SO AS TO DELETE THE PROVISION THAT PROVIDES FOR THE EXPIRATION AND RENEWAL OF THE REGISTRATION, CERTIFICATION, AND RECORDING OF CERTAIN LIVESTOCK BRANDS, AND TO PROVIDE THAT A REGISTERED BRAND FOR LIVESTOCK IS THE PROPERTY OF THE PERSON ADOPTING AND REGISTERING THE BRAND, HIS HEIRS AND ASSIGNS, UNTIL AND UNLESS THE BRAND IS CANCELLED OR REVOKED; TO AMEND SECTION 47-9-340, RELATING TO CANCELLATION OF THE REGISTRATION OF A LIVESTOCK BRAND, SO AS TO DELETE THE PROVISION THAT REQUIRES THE SECRETARY OF STATE TO CANCEL THE REGISTRATION OF A LIVESTOCK BRAND UPON THE FAILURE OF A PERSON TO RENEW THE REGISTRATION UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES; AND TO REPEAL SECTIONS 47-9-310 AND 47-9-320, RELATING TO THE SECRETARY OF STATE'S DUTY TO NOTIFY A LIVESTOCK BRAND REGISTRANT OF THE NECESSITY TO RENEW THE REGISTRATION OF HIS BRAND UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES, AND RELATING TO THE ABANDONMENT OF A LIVESTOCK BRAND.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 4969 -- Reps. Simrill and McGee: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 9-11-50, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO OPTIONAL FORMS OF RETIREMENT ALLOWANCES UNDER THE POLICE OFFICERS RETIREMENT SYSTEM, SO AS TO ALLOW A MEMBER UNDER PARTICULAR OPTIONS TO RECEIVE A FULL RETIREMENT ALLOWANCE RATHER THAN A REDUCED ALLOWANCE UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4970 -- Reps. Wilkins, Carnell, A. Young, Govan, Rice and Barrett: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 2-3-90, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO OFFICERS ELECTED BY THE RESPECTIVE HOUSES OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY, SO AS TO DELETE A REFERENCE TO ASSISTANT SERGEANT AT ARMS; TO AMEND SECTION 2-3-100, RELATING TO THE AUTHORITY OF THE SERGEANT AT ARMS OF THE RESPECTIVE HOUSES OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OVER CERTAIN PROPERTY ON THE STATE HOUSE GROUNDS, SO AS TO INCLUDE ANY OFFICE BUILDING OCCUPIED BY THE RESPECTIVE BODIES; TO AMEND SECTION 10-1-10, RELATING TO THE AUTHORITY OF THE STATE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD TO PROVIDE FOR THE SAFETY AND SECURITY OF THE STATE HOUSE GROUNDS, SO AS TO CLARIFY THE BOARD'S AUTHORITY; TO AMEND SECTION 10-1-30, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE AUTHORITY OF THE DIRECTOR OF THE DIVISION OF GENERAL SERVICES TO AUTHORIZE THE USE OF THE STATE HOUSE, SO AS TO INCLUDE THE AUDITORIUM AND MAKE CERTAIN TECHNICAL CHANGES; TO AMEND SECTION 10-1-40, RELATING TO THE COMPOSITION AND AUTHORITY OF THE STATE HOUSE COMMITTEE, SO AS TO CLARIFY THE COMMITTEE'S AUTHORITY; TO AMEND SECTION 10-11-310, RELATING TO THE DEFINITION OF CAPITOL GROUNDS, SO AS TO CHANGE THE DEFINITION TO CAPITOL COMPLEX OR STATE HOUSE GROUNDS AND TO DELETE A REFERENCE TO SENATE STREET AND ADD A REFERENCE TO PENDLETON STREET; AND TO AMEND SECTION 60-12-90, RELATING TO THE AUTHORITY OF THE STATE HOUSE COMMITTEE TO APPROVE ALTERATIONS OR RENOVATIONS TO THE STATE HOUSE, SO AS TO DELETE A REFERENCE TO CAPITOL COMPLEX.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Point of Order

H. 4971 -- Reps. R. Brown, G. Brown, Moody-Lawrence, Whipper, Hosey, Allen, Breeland, Emory, Hamilton, J. Hines, Lee, Lloyd, Mack, J.M. Neal, Rodgers, F.N. Smith and Trotter: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 2-1-20, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE ELECTION DATE FOR MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THE ELECTION DATE IS THE TUESDAY AFTER THE FIRST MONDAY IN NOVEMBER OF EVERY OTHER EVEN-NUMBERED YEAR; TO AMEND SECTION 2-1-40, RELATING TO THE TERM OF OFFICE FOR THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THE TERM IS FOUR YEARS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4972 -- Rep. Tripp: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 38-7-15 SO AS TO ALLOW LIFE AND HEALTH INSURERS TO ELECT TO PAY THE GENERAL CORPORATE TAX ON NET INCOME INSTEAD OF THE PREMIUM TAX; BY ADDING SECTION 38-7-95 SO AS TO CREATE A LIMITED EMPLOYMENT TAX CREDIT AGAINST EITHER THE PREMIUM TAX OR THE INCOME TAX FOR ALL INSURANCE COMPANIES BASED UPON A PERCENTAGE OF NONCOMMISSION COMPENSATION PAID TO SOUTH CAROLINA EMPLOYEES; TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-50, RELATING TO INTERNAL REVENUE CODE SECTIONS SPECIFICALLY NOT ADOPTED BY THE STATE, SO AS TO PRESERVE INTERNAL REVENUE CODE SECTIONS 801 THROUGH 845 FROM EXCLUSION IN THE CASE OF LIFE AND HEALTH INSURERS ELECTING TO PAY THE INCOME TAX; TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-550, RELATING TO CORPORATIONS EXEMPT FROM TAXES IMPOSED BY SECTIONS 12-6-530 AND 12-6-540, SO AS TO EXCLUDE LIFE AND HEALTH INSURERS ELECTING TO PAY THE INCOME TAX FROM THE EXEMPTION; TO AMEND SECTION 2-6-2290, RELATING TO THE APPORTIONMENT OF REMAINING NET INCOME WHERE PRINCIPAL PROFITS OR INCOME DERIVED FROM SOURCES NOT OTHERWISE DESCRIBED, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE APPORTIONMENT OF LIFE AND HEALTH INSURER INCOME ALLOCATED TO SOUTH CAROLINA ACCORDING TO A ONE-FACTOR FORMULA BASED ON PREMIUMS; TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-5020, RELATING TO THE AUTHORIZED FILING OF A CONSOLIDATED CORPORATE INCOME TAX RETURN, SO AS TO PROVIDE RULES PERTAINING TO CONSOLIDATED RETURNS FOR LIFE AND HEALTH INSURERS ELECTING TO PAY THE INCOME TAX; TO AMEND SECTION 38-7-90, RELATING TO RETALIATORY TAXES, SO AS TO PROVIDE AN EXEMPTION UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES FOR LIFE AND HEALTH INSURERS DOMICILED IN ANOTHER STATE; TO AMEND SECTION 38-7-160, RELATING TO MUNICIPAL LICENSE FEES AND TAXES, SO AS TO PROVIDE LIFE AND HEALTH INSURERS A CREDIT FOR MUNICIPAL TAXES AGAINST PREMIUM OR INCOME TAXES, AND TO LIMIT MUNICIPAL TAXES BASED ON PREMIUMS; TO AMEND SECTION 38-7-190, RELATING TO TAX CREDITS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT SPECIFIED TAX CREDITS MAY NOT BE RECAPTURED FROM FOREIGN INSURANCE COMPANIES THROUGH THE RETALIATORY TAX PROVIDED UNDER SECTION 38-7-90; AND TO AMEND SECTION 38-29-160, RELATING TO PRODUCTION OF THE CERTIFICATE OF CONTRIBUTIONS, THE OFFSET OF A WRITE-OFF AGAINST TAX LIABILITY, AND THE PAYMENT OF CERTAIN REFUNDS TO THE STATE, SO AS TO EXTEND THE PREMIUM TAX OFFSET FOR LIFE AND HEALTH GUARANTY ASSOCIATION ASSESSMENTS TO THE INCOME TAX.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4973 -- Rep. Davenport: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-1-480 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR A REFUND OF SCHOOL TAXES ON REAL AND PERSONAL PROPERTY OF PARENTS OR GUARDIANS OF HOME-SCHOOL STUDENTS OR PRIVATE SCHOOL STUDENTS AND TO PROVIDE THE METHOD OF OBTAINING THE REFUND.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4974 -- Rep. Scott: A JOINT RESOLUTION PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO SECTION 8, ARTICLE XVII OF THE CONSTITUTION OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1895, RELATING TO THE PROHIBITION ON PUBLIC OFFICERS GAMBLING OR BETTING ON GAMES OF CHANCE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE PROHIBITION APPLIES ONLY TO THE GOVERNOR, CONSTITUTIONAL OFFICERS, AND MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY AND APPLIES ALSO TO PARTICIPATION IN LOTTERIES CONDUCTED BY THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4975 -- Rep. Delleney: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND AND CONGRATULATE KEITH MCALISTER, PRINCIPAL OF LEWISVILLE HIGH SCHOOL IN CHESTER COUNTY, FOR HIS BEING NAMED 1A PRINCIPAL OF THE YEAR BY THE SOUTH CAROLINA ATHLETIC ADMINISTRATORS ASSOCIATION, AND TO WISH HIM SUCCESS AND HAPPINESS IN HIS FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4976 -- 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 AUTOMATED EXTERNAL DEFIBRILLATOR (AED) USERS, SO AS TO REQUIRE THE ENTITY THAT ACQUIRES AN AED TO NOTIFY THE LOCAL EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES PROVIDER OF THE LOCATION OF THE AED AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE REQUIRED TRAINING MAY BE A COURSE APPROVED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4977 -- Reps. Knotts, Rivers, G.M. Smith, J.H. Neal, Taylor, Wilkins, Whatley, Lourie, J.E. Smith, Kelley, Weeks, Altman, Bales, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Carnell, Chellis, Cobb-Hunter, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Emory, Fleming, Frye, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Harrison, J. Hines, Howard, Huggins, Jennings, Keegan, Klauber, Limehouse, Lucas, Martin, McGee, Miller, J.M. Neal, Ott, Rice, Rodgers, Scarborough, Sharpe, Simrill, D.C. Smith, W.D. Smith, Snow, Stille, Townsend, Trotter, Webb, A. Young and J. Young: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 8, TITLE 16, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO OFFENSES AGAINST PUBLIC JUSTICE, BY ADDING ARTICLE 5 SO AS TO ENACT THE CRIMINAL STREET GANG PREVENTION ACT, TO INCLUDE DEFINITIONS RELATING TO CRIMINAL STREET GANGS AND CRIMINAL STREET GANG ACTIVITY; TO PROVIDE THAT IT IS UNLAWFUL TO ACTIVELY PARTICIPATE IN A CRIMINAL STREET GANG WITH KNOWLEDGE THAT ITS MEMBERS ENGAGE IN A PATTERN OF CRIMINAL STREET GANG ACTIVITY; TO PROVIDE THAT IT IS UNLAWFUL FOR A PERSON TO ENGAGE IN THE COMMISSION OF A CRIMINAL ACT OR DELINQUENCY FOR THE PURPOSE OF BENEFITING, PROMOTING, OR FURTHERING THE INTERESTS OF A CRIMINAL STREET GANG; TO PROVIDE FOR ENHANCED SENTENCING FOR THE COMMISSION OF A CRIMINAL ACT OR DELINQUENCY FOR THE PURPOSE OF BENEFITING, PROMOTING, OR FURTHERING THE INTERESTS OF A CRIMINAL STREET GANG; TO PROVIDE THAT IT IS UNLAWFUL FOR A PERSON TO RECRUIT ANOTHER PERSON TO JOIN A CRIMINAL STREET GANG OR TO DISSUADE ANOTHER PERSON FROM WITHDRAWING FROM A CRIMINAL STREET GANG; TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL PENALTIES FOR PERSONS WHO THREATEN OR USE VIOLENCE WHEN SOLICITING OR RECRUITING ANOTHER TO PARTICIPATE IN A CRIMINAL STREET GANG; TO PROVIDE THAT IT IS UNLAWFUL TO DISSUADE OR PREVENT ANOTHER PERSON FROM TESTIFYING IN CERTAIN TRIALS, PROCEEDINGS, OR INQUIRIES; TO PROVIDE THAT PROPERTY, PROCEEDS, AND PROFITS DERIVED FROM OR USED TO FACILITATE THE CRIMINAL ACTIVITY OF A CRIMINAL STREET GANG OR MEMBER OF A CRIMINAL STREET GANG IS CONTRABAND SUBJECT TO FORFEITURE; TO PROVIDE THAT IT IS UNLAWFUL FOR A PERSON TO DEFACE THE REAL OR PERSONAL PROPERTY OF ANOTHER WITH GRAFFITI OR TO POSSESS AN INSTRUMENT OF GRAFFITI; TO PROVIDE THAT IT IS UNLAWFUL FOR A PERSON IN A MOTOR VEHICLE TO PARTICIPATE IN A DRIVE-BY SHOOTING OR TO UNLAWFULLY DISCHARGE A FIREARM OR WEAPON IN THE GENERAL DIRECTION OF ANOTHER PERSON OUTSIDE THE MOTOR VEHICLE; TO PROVIDE THAT PRIVATE BUILDINGS USED IN CRIMINAL GANG ACTIVITY ARE A NUISANCE AND FOR THE ABATEMENT OF NUISANCES; TO CREATE A CIVIL CAUSE OF ACTION IN FAVOR OF THE STATE OR A POLITICAL SUBDIVISION OF THE STATE FOR DAMAGES CAUSED BY CRIMINAL GANG ACTIVITY; TO PROVIDE THAT THE IDENTITY OF AN INFORMANT AND MATTERS EXEMPT FROM DISCLOSURE UNDER THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT, ARE EXEMPT FROM DISCOVERY OR DISCLOSURE IN CIVIL ACTIONS BROUGHT UNDER THIS ARTICLE; TO PROVIDE THAT IT IS UNLAWFUL FOR A MEMBER OF A STREET GANG TO OWN OR POSSESS A FIREARM, AMMUNITION, OR DANGEROUS WEAPON THAT IS CAPABLE OF BEING USED IN A PATTERN OF CRIMINAL GANG ACTIVITY OR IN THE COMMISSION OF A CRIMINAL ACT OR DELINQUENCY FOR THE PURPOSE OF BENEFITING, PROMOTING, OR FURTHERING THE INTERESTS OF A CRIMINAL STREET GANG, AND FOR THE SEIZURE AND FORFEITURE OF FIREARMS, AMMUNITION, OR DANGEROUS WEAPONS IN THE POSSESSION OF A MEMBER OF A CRIMINAL STREET GANG; TO PROVIDE FOR NOTICE TO SHERIFFS AND LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES WHEN A PERSON IN CUSTODY OR KNOWN FOR CRIMINAL GANG ACTIVITY IS RELEASED FROM CUSTODY; TO PROVIDE THAT THE PROVISIONS OF THIS ARTICLE DO NOT APPLY TO EMPLOYEES LAWFULLY ENGAGED IN COLLECTIVE BARGAINING ACTIVITIES FOR THEIR MUTUAL AID AND PROTECTION, OR THE LAWFUL ACTIVITIES OF LABOR ORGANIZATIONS OR THEIR MEMBERS OR AGENTS; TO PROVIDE THAT THIS ARTICLE DOES NOT PREVENT THE GOVERNING BODY OF A COUNTY OR MUNICIPALITY FROM ADOPTING AND ENFORCING CERTAIN ORDINANCES RELATING TO CRIMINAL STREET GANGS AND GANG VIOLENCE; AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE STATE LAW ENFORCEMENT DIVISION MUST DEVELOP A STATEWIDE CRIMINAL STREET GANG DATABASE TO FACILITATE THE EXCHANGE OF CERTAIN INFORMATION BETWEEN LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES RELATING TO CRIMINAL STREET GANGS AND GANG-RELATED INCIDENTS, AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS OF THE PROVISIONS OF THIS ARTICLE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4978 -- Rep. J.H. Neal: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND PROFESSOR JOHN EVANS ATTA MILLS FOR HIS SIGNIFICANT AND COPIOUS CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE REPUBLIC OF GHANA AND TO THE WORLD.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4979 -- Rep. Davenport: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-1120, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO MODIFICATIONS TO GROSS INCOME FOR PURPOSES OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA INCOME TAX ACT, SO AS TO EXCLUDE FROM SOUTH CAROLINA GROSS INCOME GAIN RECEIVED BY THE TAXPAYER FOR REAL PROPERTY AND ANY IMPROVEMENTS LOCATED THEREON CONDEMNED PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 2 OF TITLE 28, THE SOUTH CAROLINA EMINENT DOMAIN PROCEDURE ACT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4980 -- Rep. Kelley: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 9-1-1790, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE EARNINGS LIMITATION APPLICABLE TO MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA RETIREMENT SYSTEM WHEN THEY ARE HIRED BY A COVERED EMPLOYER UNDER THAT SYSTEM, SO AS TO CLARIFY THAT THE DECISION TO HIRE A RETIRED MEMBER OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA RETIREMENT SYSTEM IS AT THE SOLE DISCRETION OF THE COVERED EMPLOYER.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4981 -- Reps. Lourie and J.E. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 44-53-365 SO AS TO CREATE A FELONY OFFENSE FOR THEFT OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE AND TO PROVIDE A PENALTY OF UP TO FIVE YEARS AND FIVE THOUSAND DOLLARS FOR A FIRST OFFENSE AND UP TO TEN YEARS AND TEN THOUSAND DOLLARS FOR A SUBSEQUENT OFFENSE; TO AMEND SECTION 44-53-360, RELATING TO REQUIREMENTS FOR DISPENSING CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES, SO AS TO ONLY AUTHORIZE PRESCRIBING A THIRTY-ONE DAY SUPPLY OF SCHEDULE II-V CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES, RATHER THAN ALSO AUTHORIZING PRESCRIPTIONS FOR UP TO ONE HUNDRED TWENTY DOSAGE UNITS, TO EXEMPT TRANSDERMAL PATCHES FROM THIS LIMITATION, AND TO INCREASE FROM THIRTY DAYS TO SIXTY DAYS THE TIME WITHIN WHICH A SCHEDULE II CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE PRESCRIPTION MUST BE FILLED; TO AMEND SECTION 44-53-950, RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT'S AUTHORITY TO AUDIT HYPODERMIC SALES RECORDS, PROMULGATE REGULATIONS, AND EXEMPTIONS FROM CERTAIN HYPODERMIC NEEDLE SALES REQUIREMENTS, SO AS TO DELETE THE PROVISIONS REGARDING THE DEPARTMENT'S AUTHORITY TO AUDIT RECORDS AND TO PROMULGATE REGULATIONS; AND TO REPEAL SECTIONS 44-53-910, 44-53-920, AND 44-53-940 ALL RELATING TO THE RETAIL SALE OF HYPODERMIC NEEDLES, RECORDS PERTAINING TO THESE SALES, AND CIRCUMSTANCES IN WHICH SIGNATURES ARE NOT REQUIRED FOR OBTAINING HYPODERMIC NEEDLES.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Other proceedings
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 4982 -- Reps. Phillips, McCraw and Littlejohn: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 7-7-160, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE DESIGNATION OF PRECINCTS IN CHEROKEE COUNTY, SO AS TO RENAME CERTAIN PRECINCTS AND DESIGNATE A MAP NUMBER ON WHICH THE NAMES OF THESE PRECINCTS MAY BE FOUND.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Ratified

H. 4983 -- Rep. J.E. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 47, TITLE 40, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE LICENSURE AND REGULATION OF PHYSICIANS, BY ADDING ARTICLE 7 SO AS TO ENACT THE "ACUPUNCTURE ACT OF SOUTH CAROLINA" AND TO ESTABLISH THE ACUPUNCTURE ADVISORY BOARD TO THE STATE BOARD OF MEDICAL EXAMINERS, TO ESTABLISH CRITERIA FOR LICENSURE OF ACUPUNCTURISTS AND AURICULAR DETOXIFICATION SPECIALISTS, TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THE REGULATION OF ACUPUNCTURISTS AND AURICULAR DETOXIFICATION SPECIALISTS; TO PROVIDE GRANDFATHER PROVISIONS FOR LICENSURE OF ANY INDIVIDUAL CONTINUOUSLY PRACTICING ACUPUNCTURE IN THIS STATE SINCE 1980; AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS; AND TO REPEAL SECTIONS 40-47-70 AND 40-47-75 RELATING, RESPECTIVELY, TO REQUIRING WRITTEN APPROVAL FOR AN ACUPUNCTURIST TO PRACTICE IN THIS STATE AND TO AN EXCEPTION TO THIS REQUIREMENT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4984 -- Rep. Hayes: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND RAYMOND FELTON OF LATTA, SOUTH CAROLINA, FOR HIS TREMENDOUSLY SUCCESSFUL SEASON ON THE BASKETBALL COURT AND CONGRATULATE HIM ON BEING THE 2002 NAISMITH PLAYER OF THE YEAR.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4985 -- Reps. Fleming, Martin, Whipper, J.H. Neal, Rhoad, Altman, Cobb-Hunter, Emory, Gilham, Kirsh, Meacham-Richardson, Riser, Rivers, Rodgers, Snow, Stille, Townsend, Vaughn, Weeks and Witherspoon: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTIONS 37-2-309 AND 37-3-308 SO AS TO REQUIRE CERTAIN DISCLOSURES IN CONNECTION WITH THE CREDIT SALE OF A PURCHASER-OCCUPIED MANUFACTURED HOME OR A LOAN FOR THE PURCHASE, REFINANCING, OR CONSOLIDATION OF A LOAN SECURED BY A BORROWER-OCCUPIED MANUFACTURED HOME; TO AMEND SECTION 37-5-203, RELATING TO CIVIL PENALTIES FOR VIOLATION OF DISCLOSURE PROVISIONS, SO AS TO REFERENCE THE DISCLOSURES REQUIRED IN CONNECTION WITH A CREDIT SALE OF OR LOAN SECURED BY A MANUFACTURED HOME AND TO INCREASE THE PENALTY AMOUNT; BY ADDING SECTION 37-10-109 SO AS TO PROHIBIT A LENDER FROM KNOWINGLY ENGAGING IN FLIPPING A HOME LOAN AND TO DEFINE "FLIPPING" AND "HOME LOAN"; BY ADDING SECTION 37-10-111 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A LENDER WHO EXTENDS A HOME LOAN SECURED BY A LIEN ON REAL ESTATE MAY NOT PAY A RESIDENTIAL BUILDER OR RESIDENTIAL SPECIALTY CONTRACTOR FOR THE REPAIR, IMPROVEMENT, OR REIMPROVEMENT OF A RESIDENCE FROM THE PROCEEDS OF THE HOME LOAN UNLESS CERTAIN CONDITIONS ARE MET AND TO DEFINE "HOME LOAN"; BY ADDING SECTION 37-10-113 SO AS TO LIMIT THE IMPOSITION OF CHARGES FOR POINTS AND FEES IN CONNECTION WITH A LOAN MADE BY A CONSUMER LENDER AND A MORTGAGE LOAN BROKER AND TO DEFINE "POINTS AND FEES" AND "TOTAL LOAN AMOUNT"; BY ADDING SECTION 37-10-115 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A CREDIT SALE OR LOAN SECURED BY THE SOUTH CAROLINA DWELLING PLACE OF THE PURCHASER OR BORROWER IS COVERED BY SOUTH CAROLINA LAW; BY ADDING SECTIONS 37-2-417, 37-3-413, AND 37-10-117, ALL SO AS TO PROHIBIT THE FINANCING OF CERTAIN INSURANCE PREMIUMS OR DEBT CANCELLATION OR SUSPENSION PAYMENTS IN CONNECTION WITH A CREDIT SALE OR LOAN SECURED BY A HOME; TO AMEND SECTION 37-5-108, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO UNCONSCIONABILITY IN CONSUMER CREDIT TRANSACTIONS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IF, CONSIDERING CERTAIN FACTORS, THE CONSUMER IS UNABLE TO MAKE SCHEDULED PAYMENTS ON THE OBLIGATION WHEN DUE OR IS PERMITTED TO ENTER INTO A TRANSACTION FROM WHICH HE DERIVES NO SUBSTANTIAL BENEFIT, THE COURT MAY FIND THE TRANSACTION UNCONSCIONABLE; TO AMEND SECTION 37-10-105, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DEBTOR REMEDIES IN CERTAIN LOANS, SO AS TO INCLUDE CERTAIN FACTORS ON WHICH THE COURT MAY BASE A FINDING THAT THE LOAN IS UNCONSCIONABLE; TO AMEND SECTION 37-10-103, RELATING TO PREPAYMENT WITHOUT PENALTY OF CERTAIN LOANS, SO AS TO INCREASE THE LOAN LIMIT FROM ONE HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS TO ONE HUNDRED FIFTY THOUSAND DOLLARS; TO AMEND SECTION 37-1-109, RELATING TO THE CHANGE OF DOLLAR AMOUNTS IN THE CONSUMER PROTECTION CODE, SO AS TO ADD THAT LIMIT OF ONE HUNDRED FIFTY THOUSAND DOLLARS AS AN AMOUNT SUBJECT TO CHANGE ACCORDING TO CERTAIN INDICES; AND TO AMEND SECTION 37-3-201, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO LOAN FINANCE CHARGES ON CONSUMER LOANS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT CERTAIN FINANCE CHARGE LIMITS APPLY TO A LOAN BY A SUPERVISED LENDER WITH SCHEDULED LOAN PAYMENTS OF FEWER THAN ONE HUNDRED TWENTY DAYS AND TO PROVIDE FOR AN ABSOLUTE LIMIT OF THIRTY-SIX PERCENT ON THE PAYOFF BALANCE AT MATURITY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4986 -- Reps. Whipper, Breeland, J.H. Neal, Allen, Bales, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Davenport, Delleney, Easterday, Gourdine, Harrison, Haskins, Hayes, Jennings, Kirsh, Leach, Lee, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Mack, Miller, J.M. Neal, Parks, Rivers, Rutherford, Sinclair, G.M. Smith, W.D. Smith, Stille, Weeks and White: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 8-27-30, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO CIVIL ACTIONS AGAINST AN EMPLOYING PUBLIC BODY FOR RETALIATION AGAINST AN EMPLOYEE WHO REPORTS A VIOLATION OF STATE OR FEDERAL LAW OR REGULATION, SO AS TO CHANGE THE MAXIMUM AMOUNT OF ACTUAL DAMAGES AN EMPLOYEE MAY RECOVER FROM FIFTEEN THOUSAND DOLLARS TO THREE HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4987 -- Reps. Altman and Harrell: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 1-1-661 SO AS TO DESIGNATE THE GOLDENROD, SOLIDAGO, AS THE OFFICIAL STATE WILDFLOWER.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 4988 -- Reps. Phillips, Littlejohn and McCraw: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO PROVIDE THAT THE SCHOOL DAY MISSED ON JANUARY 3, 2002, BY THE STUDENTS OF ANY SCHOOL IN CHEROKEE COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT ONE WHEN THE SCHOOL WAS CLOSED DUE TO SNOW, ICE, OR INCLEMENT WEATHER CONDITIONS IS EXEMPTED FROM THE MAKE-UP REQUIREMENT OF THE DEFINED MINIMUM PLAN THAT FULL SCHOOL DAYS MISSED DUE TO EXTREME WEATHER OR OTHER CIRCUMSTANCES BE MADE UP.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Ratified

H. 4989 -- Rep. G.M. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 16-3-26, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PUNISHMENT FOR MURDER AND NOTICE TO DEFENSE ATTORNEYS OF A SOLICITOR'S INTENT TO SEEK THE DEATH PENALTY, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT, WHENEVER NOTICE IS GIVEN TO A DEFENSE ATTORNEY OF THE SOLICITOR'S INTENT TO SEEK THE DEATH PENALTY, THE SOLICITOR MUST ALSO GIVE NOTICE OF INTENT TO SEEK THE DEATH PENALTY TO THE COURT ADMINISTRATOR OF THIS STATE; AND TO AMEND TITLE 14, RELATING TO COURTS, BY ADDING CHAPTER 29 SO AS TO PROVIDE GENERAL PROVISIONS FOR COURT ADMINISTRATION INCLUDING PROVISIONS RELATING TO SOLICITORS PROVIDING NOTICE OF INTENTION TO SEEK THE DEATH PENALTY IN CERTAIN CASES AND THE REPORTING OF CERTAIN STATISTICAL INFORMATION TO THE OFFICE OF THE COURT ADMINISTRATOR RELATING TO CRIME TO ENABLE ACCURATE RECORDKEEPING.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Other proceedings

H. 4990 -- Rep. Cooper: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-21-3920, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS FOR BINGO, SO AS TO REVISE THE DEFINITION FOR "PROMOTER" AND "SESSION" AND ADD DEFINITIONS FOR "ELECTRONIC DABBER", "ELECTRONIC DABBER BINGO TICKET", AND "SITE SYSTEM"; TO AMEND SECTIONS 12-21-3950 AND 12-21-3970, RELATING TO THE BINGO PROMOTER'S LICENSE, SO AS TO INCREASE FROM THIRTY TO FORTY-FIVE DAYS THE TIME THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE HAS TO APPROVE OR REJECT AN APPLICATION FOR A PROMOTER'S LICENSE AND ALLOW A PROMOTER TO HAVE FIFTEEN RATHER THAN FIVE OF THESE LICENSES; TO AMEND SECTION 12-21-3990, RELATING TO THE MANNER OF PLAYING BINGO, SO AS TO PROHIBIT PAYING LESS THAN FACE VALUE FOR CARDS AND PROVIDE FOR THE USE OF CARDS WITH AN ELECTRONIC DABBER; TO AMEND SECTION 12-21-4000, RELATING TO BINGO PROCEDURES, SO AS TO ALLOW THE LIMIT ON BINGO GROSS PROCEEDS TO BE A QUARTERLY AVERAGE AND PROVIDE THAT THE PENALTIES APPLY FOR VIOLATION OF THE GROSS PROCEEDS LIMIT ONLY IF THE EXCESS PROCEEDS TAX IS UNPAID AND TO PROHIBIT THE ADVERTISING OF "FREE BINGO"; TO AMEND SECTION 12-21-4020, RELATING TO THE VARIOUS CLASSES OF THE BINGO LICENSE, SO AS TO INCREASE THE MAXIMUM AMOUNT THAT MAY BE OFFERED FROM EIGHT TO TWELVE THOUSAND DOLLARS A SESSION AND TO INCREASE FROM THREE TO SIX GAMES A WEEK THE GAMES THAT MAY BE CONDUCTED BY A CLASS B LICENSEE AND PROVIDE A PROCEDURE FOR A CLASS C LICENSEE TO APPLY FOR A CLASS G LICENSE WHEN IT EXCEEDS ONE HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS IN GROSS PROCEEDS, AND ESTABLISH A CLASS G LICENSE FOR AN ORGANIZATION OFFERING PRIZES OF TWENTY DOLLARS OR LESS A GAME AND WHOSE GROSS RECEIPTS EXCEED ONE HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS A CALENDAR QUARTER; TO AMEND SECTION 12-21-4080, RELATING TO BINGO PROCEEDS, SO AS TO DELETE THE REFERENCE TO ENTRANCE FEES IN AMOUNTS DEDUCTED FROM GROSS PROCEEDS AND PROVIDE THAT IF PROMOTER IS AUTHORIZED TO MAKE THE SESSION DEPOSIT, ESTABLISH A PROCEDURE TO INSURE THE DEPOSIT IS MADE IN A TIMELY MANNER; TO AMEND SECTION 12-21-4090, RELATING TO BINGO BANK ACCOUNTS, SO AS TO ALLOW THE DEPOSIT OF LOAN PROCEEDS TO COVER A DEFICIT; TO AMEND SECTION 12-21-4120, RELATING TO THE RIGHT TO A CONFERENCE FOLLOWING A VIOLATION, SO AS TO AUTHORIZE ADVISING RULINGS ON ACTS CONSTITUTING VIOLATIONS AND PROVIDE THAT AN ORGANIZATION OR ORGANIZER FOUND IN VIOLATION IS ENTITLED TO A CONFERENCE UPON REQUEST; TO AMEND SECTION 12-21-4150, RELATING TO THE CRIME OF POSING AS A BINGO PLAYER, SO AS TO INCLUDE A PERSON WHO USES COUNTERFEIT ELECTRONIC DABBER BINGO TICKETS; TO AMEND SECTION 12-21-4190, RELATING TO BINGO CARD CHARGES BY THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR CHARGES TO CLASS G LICENSE HOLDERS; TO AMEND SECTION 12-21-4210, RELATING TO THE SALE OR TRANSFER OF BINGO CARDS, SO AS TO ALLOW THE RETURN OF PAPERS FOR CREDIT AGAINST AN OUTSTANDING VOUCHER; TO AMEND SECTION 12-21-4270, RELATING TO THE APPLICATION TO OBTAIN BINGO CARDS, SO AS TO AUTHORIZE PAYMENT BY CHECK AND CASH AND PROVIDE THAT FOLLOWING A RETURNED CHECK, THE ORGANIZATION OR PROMOTER MUST MAKE PAYMENT USING CERTIFIED FUNDS; AND BY ADDING SECTION 12-21-4005 SO AS TO ESTABLISH SPECIFICATIONS FOR A SITE SYSTEM AND ELECTRONIC BINGO DABBER.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended

H. 4991 -- Reps. Thompson, Huggins, Martin and J. Young: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 44-99-60, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO MEDICAL PERSONNEL WHO ARE NOT REQUIRED TO OBTAIN SPECIAL CERTIFICATION FOR THE ADMINISTRATION OF EMERGENCY TREATMENT FOR SEVERE ADVERSE REACTIONS TO INSECT STINGS, SO AS TO ALSO EXEMPT EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIANS FROM SPECIAL CERTIFICATION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4992 -- Reps. Townsend, A. Young, Howard, J. Hines, Martin, Ott, Rice, Riser and Stille: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO DECLARE APRIL 8, 2002, THROUGH APRIL 12, 2002, SOUTH CAROLINA WORK ZONE SAFETY AWARENESS WEEK.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4993 -- Rep. Kelley: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO MRS. NAN N. NORMAN OF MYRTLE BEACH ON APRIL 3, 2002, AT A TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, TO CONGRATULATE HER FOR BEING CROWNED "MRS. SOUTH CAROLINA AMERICA 2001".
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4994 -- Rep. Kelley: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND AND CONGRATULATE THE PLAYERS, COACHES, AND STAFF OF THE MYRTLE BEACH HIGH SCHOOL BOYS BASKETBALL TEAM ON THEIR PHENOMENAL SEASON AND THEIR 2002 CLASS AAA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP AND TO WISH THEM MUCH ATHLETIC AND ACADEMIC SUCCESS IN THE FUTURE.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4995 -- Rep. Kelley: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE MEMBERS OF THE MYRTLE BEACH HIGH SCHOOL BOYS BASKETBALL TEAM, THEIR COACHES, STAFF, AND OTHER SCHOOL OFFICIALS ON APRIL 3, 2002, AT A TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, TO CONGRATULATE THEM ON THEIR PHENOMENAL SEASON AND THEIR 2002 CLASS AAA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4996 -- Rep. Barrett: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION NAME THE INTERSECTION OF SOUTH CAROLINA HIGHWAYS 11 AND 28 IN WAGENER TOWNSHIP IN OCONEE COUNTY THE "GENERAL JOHN A. WAGENER INTERCHANGE" IN HONOR OF GENERAL JOHN A. WAGENER, THE FOUNDER OF THE TOWN OF WALHALLA, AND INSTALL APPROPRIATE SIGNS OR MARKERS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Adopted

H. 4997 -- Rep. Hayes: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION CONGRATULATING LATTA HIGH SCHOOL ON WINNING THE CLASS A STATE CHAMPIONSHIP IN BOYS BASKETBALL FOR 2002.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4998 -- Rep. Kelley: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 1-1-1020, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE AUTHORIZATION FOR THE STATE TREASURER TO MAKE INSTALLMENT LOANS TO ENTITIES OF STATE GOVERNMENT FOR THE PURPOSE OF RENTING, LEASING, OR PURCHASING OF CERTAIN EQUIPMENT, SO AS TO DELETE REFERENCES TO INSTALLMENT LOANS AND INSTEAD ALLOW THE STATE TREASURER TO PROVIDE FINANCING ARRANGEMENTS UNDER THE MASTER LEASE PROGRAM TO ENTITIES OF STATE GOVERNMENT FOR THE PURPOSE OF OBTAINING CERTAIN EQUIPMENT, TO REQUIRE THE STATE TREASURER TO NEGOTIATE THE FINANCING TERMS FOR THIS PROGRAM, TO REQUIRE REPAYMENT SCHEDULES UNDER THE PROGRAM TO PROVIDE SUFFICIENT FUNDS TO DEFRAY PROGRAM ADMINISTRATION COSTS, AND TO ALLOW THE OFFICE OF THE STATE TREASURER TO RETAIN THESE FUNDS TO DEFRAY ITS COSTS WITH ANY EXCESS FUNDS AT YEAR-END DEPOSITED TO THE CREDIT OF THE GENERAL FUND OF THE STATE.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 4999 -- Rep. Kelley: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 9-20-50, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO EMPLOYER AND EMPLOYEE CONTRIBUTIONS FOR THE STATE OPTIONAL RETIREMENT PROGRAM (STATE ORP), SO AS TO REDUCE THE PORTION OF AN EMPLOYEE STATE ORP PARTICIPANT'S COMPENSATION REMITTED BY THE EMPLOYER TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA RETIREMENT SYSTEM FROM TWO AND FIFTY-FIVE HUNDREDTHS PERCENT OF COMPENSATION TO ONE AND SEVEN-TENTHS PERCENT OF COMPENSATION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 5000 -- Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES, RELATING TO SEASONS, LIMITS, METHODS OF TAKE, AND SPECIAL USE RESTRICTIONS ON WMA'S, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 2657, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Point of Order

H. 5001 -- Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES, RELATING TO REAL PROPERTY OWNED BY THE DEPARTMENT, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 2685, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Debate Adjourned
Point of Order

H. 5002 -- Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO DISAPPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL, RELATING TO SPECIFIC PROJECT STANDARDS FOR TIDELANDS AND COASTAL WATERS, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 2629, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Point of Order

H. 5003 -- Rep. Kelley: A JOINT RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE STATE TREASURER TO TRANSFER SIXTY-ONE MILLION DOLLARS FROM THE EXTENDED CARE MAINTENANCE FUND TO THE GENERAL FUND OF THE STATE TO OFFSET FISCAL YEAR 2001-2002 MID-YEAR SEQUESTRATIONS IMPOSED BY THE STATE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE STATE IS SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR RESTORING THE EXTENDED CARE MAINTENANCE FUND IF THAT FUND IS INSUFFICIENT TO MEET ITS OBLIGATIONS AS DETERMINED BY THE STATE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote

H. 5004 -- Reps. Coates and McGee: A BILL TO AMEND A JOINT RESOLUTION OF 2002, BEARING RATIFICATION NUMBER 221, RELATING TO A REFERENDUM ON SCHOOL FINANCE TO BE HELD IN FLORENCE COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT ONE, SO AS TO CHANGE THE DATE OF THE REFERENDUM TO A PERIOD NO EARLIER THAN THE THIRD TUESDAY FOLLOWING RECEIPT OF OFFICIAL NOTICE OF PRECLEARANCE UNDER THE VOTING RIGHTS ACT AND NO LATER THAN JANUARY 1, 2003, TO PROVIDE SPECIAL NOTICE REQUIREMENTS, TO SPECIFY THE REFERENDUM QUESTION, TO MAKE OTHER GRAMMATICAL CHANGES, AND TO REVISE THE DATE FOR THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE DISTRICT TO SUBMIT ITS ANNUAL BUDGET TO THE COUNTY AUDITOR.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Ratified

H. 5005 -- Reps. Knotts, Bingham, Riser, Stuart, Koon, Frye and Huggins: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 7-7-380, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO VOTING PRECINCTS IN LEXINGTON COUNTY, SO AS TO DESIGNATE A MAP NUMBER FOR THE MAP ON WHICH LINES OF THESE PRECINCTS ARE DELINEATED AND MAINTAINED BY THE OFFICE OF RESEARCH AND STATISTICAL SERVICES OF THE STATE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD.
Introduced and Committed
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Ratified

H. 5006 -- Reps. Coleman, Campsen, Chellis, Sheheen and F.N. Smith: A BILL TO ENACT THE SOUTH CAROLINA FEDERAL INCOME TAX CONFORMING ACT BY AMENDING SECTION 12-6-40, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS FOR PURPOSES OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA INCOME TAX ACT, SO AS TO UPDATE THE REFERENCE DATE AND PROVIDE THAT THE REFERENCE DATE WHEREBY THIS STATE ADOPTS VARIOUS PROVISIONS OF THE INTERNAL REVENUE CODE OF 1986 IS DEEMED TO HAVE BEEN UPDATED THROUGH DECEMBER 31 OF THE PRECEDING CALENDAR YEAR BY THE ENACTMENT OF THE ANNUAL GENERAL APPROPRIATIONS ACT UNLESS THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY PROVIDES OTHERWISE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 5007 -- Reps. Klauber and Carnell: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 16, TITLE 9, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE FUNDS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA RETIREMENT SYSTEMS, BY ADDING ARTICLE 5 SO AS TO ALLOW THE SOUTH CAROLINA RETIREMENT SYSTEMS TO PROVIDE UNBIASED INVESTMENT EDUCATION TO ANY PARTICIPANT IN THE VARIOUS STATE RETIREMENT SYSTEMS AND TO REPEAL SECTION 8-23-115 RELATING TO THE REQUIREMENT OF PROVIDING CONSULTATIVE SERVICES FOR PARTICIPANTS IN THE DEFERRED COMPENSATION PLANS OFFERED BY THE DEFERRED COMPENSATION COMMISSION.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 5008 -- Reps. Fleming and Wilder: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO SUSPEND THE CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS OF ACT 101 OF 1999, WHICH REQUIRES AN INDIVIDUAL TO BE CERTIFIED BY THE SOUTH CAROLINA RADIATION QUALITY STANDARDS ASSOCIATION TO USE IONIZING RADIATION OR EQUIPMENT ON HUMANS FOR DIAGNOSTIC OR THERAPEUTIC PURPOSES.
Introduced
Committed
Other proceedings

H. 5009 -- Rep. Sharpe: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO ESTABLISH THE ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT RECYCLING PROGRAM TO BE ADMINISTERED BY THE RECYCLING MARKET DEVELOPMENT ADVISORY COUNCIL WITHIN THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE; TO IMPOSE A FIVE DOLLAR FEE ON EACH PIECE OF ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT CONTAINING A CATHODE RAY TUBE SOLD; TO REQUIRE THE STATE TREASURER TO DEPOSIT THE FEES COLLECTED IN THE ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT RECYCLING FUND TO BE USED, AMONG OTHER THINGS, TO DETERMINE THE MOST EFFICIENT MEANS OF COLLECTING, TRANSPORTING, AND PROCESSING SCRAP ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT AND TO AWARD GRANTS, CONTRACTS, AND LOANS TO FURTHER THE PROCESS AND TECHNOLOGY FOR RECYCLING THIS EQUIPMENT; TO ESTABLISH THE ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT RECYCLING COMMITTEE TO REVIEW AND EVALUATE THE USE OF THE RECYCLING FUND; AND TO REQUIRE THE RECYCLING MARKET DEVELOPMENT ADVISORY COUNCIL TO EVALUATE THE PROGRAM AND RECOMMEND WHETHER THIS PROGRAM SHOULD CONTINUE AND BE MADE PERMANENT LAW.
Introduced and Committed

H. 5010 -- Reps. Kirsh and Meacham-Richardson: A BILL TO AMEND TITLE 12, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING CHAPTER 55 ENACTING THE OVERDUE TAX DEBT COLLECTION ACT AUTHORIZING THE SOUTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE TO IMPOSE A COLLECTION ASSISTANCE FEE ON CERTAIN OVERDUE TAX DEBTS EQUAL TO TWENTY PERCENT OF THE OVERDUE AMOUNT AND TO ALLOW THE DEPARTMENT TO RETAIN A PORTION OF THE COLLECTION ASSISTANCE FEE FOR ITS OPERATION.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading

H. 5011 -- Reps. Kirsh and Meacham-Richardson: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-36-2610, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE DISCOUNT ALLOWED FOR TIMELY PAYMENT OF THE SALES AND USE TAX, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT MAXIMUM DISCOUNT ALLOWED OF THREE THOUSAND DOLLARS IN A STATE FISCAL YEAR IS THREE THOUSAND ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS FOR ELECTRONICALLY FILED RETURNS; AND TO AMEND SECTION 12-54-250, RELATING TO TAX COLLECTION AND ENFORCEMENT BY THE SOUTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE, SO AS TO DECREASE FROM TWENTY THOUSAND DOLLARS TO FIFTEEN THOUSAND DOLLARS THE THRESHOLD AMOUNT FOR WHICH PAYMENTS DUE TO THE DEPARTMENT MUST BE PAID BY A METHOD IN WHICH THE FUNDS ARE AVAILABLE IMMEDIATELY TO THE STATE.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading

H. 5012 -- Reps. Loftis, Leach and Stille: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 44-7-110, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE CITATION TO ARTICLE 3, CHAPTER 7, TITLE 44, ENTITLED "STATE CERTIFICATION OF NEED AND HEALTH FACILITY LICENSURE ACT", SO AS TO REVISE THE ARTICLE NAME; TO AMEND SECTION 44-7-120, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE PURPOSE OF THIS ARTICLE, SO AS TO REVISE THE PURPOSE TO INCLUDE CARRYING OUT THE STATE'S HEALTH PLANNING EFFORT AND TO DELETE THE PROVISION RELATING TO DEVELOPING PROCEDURES FOR THE APPLICATION AND REVIEW PROCESS FOR CERTIFICATES OF NEED; TO AMEND SECTION 44-7-130, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS USED IN THIS ARTICLE, SO AS TO REVISE CERTAIN DEFINITIONS AND TO DELETE OTHERS; TO AMEND SECTION 44-7-150, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DUTIES OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL IN CARRYING OUT THE PURPOSES OF THIS ARTICLE, SO AS TO INCLUDE DATA COLLECTION; TO AMEND SECTION 44-7-160, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO CIRCUMSTANCES UNDER WHICH A CERTIFICATE OF NEED IS REQUIRED, SO AS TO REVISE THESE CIRCUMSTANCES; TO AMEND SECTION 44-7-170, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO EXEMPTIONS FROM THE ARTICLE, SO AS TO REVISE THE EXEMPTIONS; TO AMEND SECTION 44-7-180, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE HEALTH PLANNING COMMITTEE AND THE STATE HEALTH PLAN, SO AS TO REVISE THE CONTENTS OF THE PLAN AND TO REQUIRE THAT THE DEPARTMENT BE NOTIFIED WHEN A PERSON PROPOSES TO OFFER HEALTH SERVICES FOR WHICH UTILIZATION DATA ARE MAINTAINED IN THE STATE HEALTH PLAN; TO AMEND SECTION 44-7-190 RELATING TO PROJECT REVIEW CRITERIA FOR USE IN DETERMINING THE NEED FOR HEALTH CARE FACILITIES, BEDS, SERVICES, AND EQUIPMENT, SO AS TO SPECIFICALLY DEFINE THE EQUIPMENT REQUIRING USE OF THIS CRITERIA IN DETERMINING THE NEED FOR THE EQUIPMENT; TO AMEND SECTION 44-7-200, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE CERTIFICATE OF NEED APPLICATION, SO AS TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS; TO AMEND SECTION 44-7-210, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PROCEDURES FOR COMPLETION OF CERTIFICATE OF NEED APPLICATIONS AND FOR APPEALS OF STAFF DECISIONS, SO AS TO CLARIFY THESE PROCEDURES AND TO PROVIDE THAT PRIOR TO APPEALING STAFF DECISIONS PURSUANT TO THE ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURES ACT, ALL PARTIES SHALL PARTICIPATE IN MEDIATION; TO AMEND SECTION 44-7-220, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO JUDICIAL REVIEW OF A FINAL BOARD DECISION, SO AS TO MAKE A TECHNICAL CORRECTION; TO AMEND SECTION 44-7-230, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO LIMITATIONS ON A CERTIFICATE OF NEED, SO AS TO PROVIDE PENALTIES WHEN IMPLEMENTATION OF A PROJECT OR THE OPERATION OF A FACILITY IS NOT IN ACCORDANCE WITH CERTAIN REQUIREMENTS; TO AMEND SECTION 44-69-75, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO HOME HEALTH AGENCIES REQUIRING A CERTIFICATE OF NEED, SO AS TO DELETE THE PROVISION EXEMPTING HOME HEALTH AGENCIES FROM THE CERTIFICATE OF NEED IF THE AGENCY PROVIDED HOME HEALTH SERVICES BEFORE JULY 1, 1980; TO ADD SECTION 44-7-175 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT IS THE SOLE AGENCY RESPONSIBLE FOR DETERMINING WHAT PROJECTS ARE REQUIRED TO OBTAIN A CERTIFICATE OF NEED AND TO FURTHER PROVIDE THAT SUCH DETERMINATIONS MAY NOT BE APPEALED UNDER THE ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURES ACT; AND TO REPEAL SECTION 44-7-185 RELATING TO A TASK FORCE TO STUDY OPEN HEART SURGERY AND THERAPEUTIC CARDIAC CATHETERIZATION SERVICES AND SECTION 44-7-240 RELATING TO FACILITIES CONSTRUCTION PROGRAM.
Introduced and Committed

H. 5013 -- Reps. Meacham-Richardson, Leach, Simrill, Clyburn, Allison, Bales, Barrett, Carnell, Delleney, Easterday, Edge, Emory, Frye, Gilham, Govan, Harrison, Hinson, Hosey, Keegan, Kelley, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, J.M. Neal, Owens, Phillips, Rice, Riser, Rodgers, Sandifer, Sinclair, J.R. Smith, Snow, Stille, Walker and Wilder: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO DECLARE APRIL AS "SOUTH CAROLINA CHRISTIAN HERITAGE MONTH".
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 5014 -- 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, 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 CONGRATULATE PROTECTION AND ADVOCACY FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES, INC., UPON THE CELEBRATION OF ITS TWENTY-FIFTH ANNIVERSARY AND TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND PROTECTION AND ADVOCACY FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES, INC., FOR ITS OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE PEOPLE OF SOUTH CAROLINA IN PROTECTING THE LEGAL, CIVIL, AND HUMAN RIGHTS OF PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 5015 -- 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, 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 EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE 2001 CLEMSON UNIVERSITY "TIGERS" FOOTBALL TEAM, HEAD COACH TOMMY BOWDEN, AND OTHER OFFICIALS OF THE UNIVERSITY ON WEDNESDAY, APRIL 17, 2002, AT A TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF BEING RECOGNIZED AND CONGRATULATED ON THEIR OUTSTANDING WINNING SEASON AND TO APPLAUD THE CLEMSON "TIGERS" ON THEIR TREMENDOUS VICTORY IN THE 2001 HUMANITARIAN BOWL.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5016 -- Reps. Stuart and Townsend: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-3-8100, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE PRODUCTION AND DISTRIBUTION GUIDELINES FOR SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPOSIT REQUIRED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY OF AN INDIVIDUAL OR ORGANIZATION SEEKING ISSUANCE OF A SPECIAL LICENSE PLATE BE PLACED INTO A SPECIAL RESTRICTED ACCOUNT TO BE USED BY THE DEPARTMENT TO DEFRAY THE EXPENSES OF THE MOTOR VEHICLE DIVISION, TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT MAY REQUIRE SPECIAL LICENSE PLATE APPLICANTS TO APPLY FOR A SPECIAL LICENSE PLATE BY MAIL OR ELECTRONIC FORMAT UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES, AND TO REVISE THE CIRCUMSTANCES IN WHICH THE DEPARTMENT SHALL DISCONTINUE THE PRODUCTION OF A SPECIAL LICENSE PLATE.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings

H. 5017 -- Reps. Miller, McLeod, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, Allen, Allison, Bales, Battle, Breeland, J. Brown, Coleman, Davenport, Delleney, Emory, Freeman, Hayes, J. Hines, M. Hines, Jennings, Leach, Lee, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Mack, Martin, McCraw, J.M. Neal, Phillips, Riser, Rivers, Sandifer, Sheheen, Sinclair, F.N. Smith, W.D. Smith, Snow, Thompson, Vaughn, Walker, Webb, Weeks, Wilder and Witherspoon: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 44-6-157 SO AS TO ESTABLISH WITHIN THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES THE UNINSURED MEDICAL CATASTROPHE FUND FOR THE PURPOSE OF RECEIVING CONTRIBUTIONS DESIGNATED ON STATE INDIVIDUAL INCOME TAX RETURNS TO PROVIDE ACCESS TO TREATMENT FOR UNINSURED MEDICAL CATASTROPHES AND TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT TO DEVELOP GUIDELINES FOR ELIGIBILITY; AND TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-5060, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO VOLUNTARY CONTRIBUTIONS MADE BY DESIGNATIONS ON THE STATE INDIVIDUAL INCOME TAX RETURN, SO AS TO INCLUDE A DESIGNATION FOR THE UNINSURED MEDICAL CATASTROPHE FUND.
Introduced and Committed

H. 5018 -- Reps. Rodgers, Barfield, Davenport, Edge, Frye, Keegan, Kelley, Lloyd, Miller and Witherspoon: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 50-21-30, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO EQUIPMENT AND OPERATION OF WATERCRAFT, SO AS TO DISTINGUISH BETWEEN OPERATION AND EQUIPMENT OF VESSELS AND MOORING OF VESSELS WITHIN THE JURISDICTIONAL LIMITS OF COUNTY AND MUNICIPAL GOVERNMENTS, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE GOVERNING BODIES OF COUNTIES AND MUNICIPALITIES MAY ENACT ORDINANCES OR LOCAL LAWS RELATING TO THE MOORING OF VESSELS AND FLOATING OBJECTS WITHIN THEIR JURISDICTIONS, AND RELATING TO TOWING, STORAGE, AND DISPOSITION OF ABANDONED VESSELS AND FLOATING OBJECTS FOUND WITHIN THEIR JURISDICTIONS; AND TO AMEND SECTION 50-21-105, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO TOWING OF WATERCRAFT BY THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT WITH RESPECT TO WATERCRAFT AND FLOATING OBJECTS WITHIN THEIR JURISDICTIONAL LIMITS, COUNTIES AND MUNICIPALITIES, ACTING THROUGH THE AGENCIES AND INSTRUMENTALITIES OF THEIR RESPECTIVE GOVERNMENTS, MAY TOW AWAY AND STORE AT THE NEAREST COMMERCIAL MARINA OR ANOTHER SUITABLE FACILITY AN UNATTENDED WATERCRAFT, A WATERCRAFT THE OPERATOR OF WHICH IS ILL, INTOXICATED, OR UNDER A DISABILITY WHICH RENDERS HIM INCAPABLE OF FUNCTIONING SAFELY, OR ANOTHER OBJECT WHICH CONSTITUTES A HAZARD TO NAVIGATION AND WHICH IS NOT WITHIN AN ANCHORAGE AREA APPROVED BY THE UNITED STATES COAST GUARD.
Introduced and Committed

H. 5019 -- Rep. Kirsh: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-36-90, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE SALES AND USE TAX ACT, SO AS TO EXCLUDE THE ENVIRONMENTAL SURCHARGE IMPOSED PURSUANT TO SECTION 44-56-430 FROM THE DEFINITION OF "GROSS PROCEEDS OF SALES"; TO AMEND SECTION 44-56-430, RELATING TO THE DRYCLEANING FACILITY RESTORATION TRUST FUND, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE CALCULATION, ADMINISTRATION, COLLECTION, AND ENFORCEMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENTAL SURCHARGE; TO AMEND SECTION 44-56-470, RELATING TO THE ANNUAL REGISTRATION AND FEES FOR DRYCLEANING FACILITIES, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE'S RETENTION OF FUNDS FOR COSTS INCURRED TO COLLECT AND ENFORCE THE DRYCLEANING FACILITY RESTORATION TRUST FUND; TO AMEND SECTION 44-56-480, RELATING TO THE SURCHARGE ON PERCHLOROETHYLENE (TETRACHLOROETHYLENE) AND STODDARD SOLVENT, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE MUST ADMINISTER, COLLECT, AND ENFORCE THE SURCHARGE IN THE MANNER THAT SALES AND USE TAXES ARE ADMINISTERED, COLLECTED, AND ENFORCED UNDER CHAPTER 36 OF TITLE 12; AND TO AMEND SECTION 44-56-485, RELATING TO THE ELECTION TO PLACE A DRYCLEANING FACILITY UNDER THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 4, CHAPTER 56 OF TITLE 44, SO AS TO ADD PROVISIONS PERTAINING TO THE EFFECT OF VOLUNTARY REGISTRATION ON A DRYCLEANING FACILITY'S LIABILITY FOR THE PAYMENT OF CERTAIN TAXES, FEES, PENALTIES, AND INTEREST.
Introduced and Committed

H. 5020 -- Reps. Edge, Bales, Barfield, Davenport, Hamilton, Koon, Leach, Loftis and Witherspoon: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 6-29-530, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE ADOPTION OF A COMPREHENSIVE PLAN BY THE LOCAL GOVERNING BODY AFTER A RECOMMENDATION BY THE LOCAL PLANNING COMMISSION, SO AS TO DELETE A PROVISION REQUIRING THE GOVERNING AUTHORITY TO HOLD A PUBLIC HEARING AFTER NOTICE IS GIVEN, TO PROVIDE A PROCEDURE BY WHICH THE LOCAL GOVERNING BODY MAY ADOPT OR ENACT AN ELEMENT OR PLAN AS A WHOLE AFTER AT LEAST ONE PUBLIC HEARING, AND TO SPECIFY HOW NOTICE IS GIVEN AND WHAT CONSTITUTES NOTICE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 5021 -- Rep. Ott: A BILL TO PROVIDE THAT THE INTERCHANGES OF INTERSTATE HIGHWAY 95 WITH HIGHWAY 301 AND HIGHWAY 6 IN ORANGEBURG COUNTY AND HIGHWAY 278 AND HIGHWAY 17 IN JASPER COUNTY MAY BE MOWED BEYOND THIRTY FEET FROM THE PAYMENT.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 5022 -- Rep. Harvin: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS SYMPATHY TO THE FAMILY AND MANY FRIENDS OF THE REVEREND WILBURN BEASLEY OF CLARENDON COUNTY WHO DIED ON MARCH 19, 2002, AND TO REFLECT ON HIS LONG AND COMPASSIONATE MINISTRY TO THE PEOPLE OF HIS COMMUNITY.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5023 -- 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, 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 MR. EUGENE GREGG, SR., OF RICHLAND COUNTY, FOR HIS TIRELESS EFFORTS TO IMPROVE THE LIVES OF THE CITIZENS OF HIS COMMUNITY AND THIS STATE.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 5024 -- Rep. Hayes: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE MEMBERS OF THE LATTA HIGH SCHOOL BOYS BASKETBALL TEAM, THE COACHES, STAFF, AND OTHER SCHOOL OFFICIALS, AT A TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, TO CONGRATULATE THEM ON WINNING THE 2002 CLASS A STATE CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5025 -- Reps. Parks, Klauber and Carnell: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THAT THE MEMBERS OF THE GREENWOOD SCHOOL DISTRICT 50 BOARD OF TRUSTEES DESIGNATE THE SITE UPON WHICH BREWER MIDDLE SCHOOL STANDS AS A HISTORICAL LANDMARK, TO REQUEST THAT THE NEW MIDDLE SCHOOL THAT WILL REPLACE THIS SCHOOL BE CONSTRUCTED ON THIS SITE AND RETAIN THE NAME BREWER MIDDLE SCHOOL.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5026 -- Reps. Campsen, Altman, Bingham, R. Brown, Chellis, Cooper, Dantzler, Fleming, Harrell, Limehouse, Merrill, Quinn, Scarborough, Simrill, G.M. Smith, Whatley and Whipper: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION NAME THE BRIDGE, CURRENTLY UNDER CONSTRUCTION, THAT SPANS BREACH INLET BETWEEN SULLIVAN'S ISLAND AND THE ISLE OF PALMS IN CHARLESTON COUNTY ON SOUTH CAROLINA HIGHWAY 703 THE H. L. HUNLEY BRIDGE AND INSTALL APPROPRIATE SIGNS OR MARKERS, SO THAT AS THE PUBLIC PASSES, THEY WILL REMEMBER THE SUBMARINE, THE H.L. HUNLEY, AND THE NINE BRAVE CREW MEN WHO DIED ON BOARD.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 5027 -- Rep. Cotty: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND AND CONGRATULATE DR. SHARON L. BUDDIN, PRINCIPAL OF RIDGE VIEW HIGH SCHOOL IN COLUMBIA, FOR BEING NAMED THE 2002 METLIFE/NASSP NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL PRINCIPAL OF THE YEAR AND TO WISH HER MUCH SUCCESS AND HAPPINESS IN HER FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 5028 -- Reps. Vaughn and Kirsh: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-2-20, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE DEFINITION OF "PERSON" FOR TAXATION PURPOSES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEFINITION APPLIES NOT ONLY IN TITLE 12, BUT ALSO IN OTHER TITLES WHICH PROVIDE FOR TAXES THAT ARE ADMINISTERED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE; TO AMEND SECTION 12-2-25, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS PERTAINING TO LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANIES AND SINGLE-MEMBER LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANIES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEFINITIONS APPLY NOT ONLY IN TITLE 12, BUT ALSO IN OTHER TITLES WHICH PROVIDE FOR TAXES THAT ARE ADMINISTERED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE; TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-3310, RELATING TO GENERAL PROVISIONS RELATING TO STATE INCOME TAX CREDITS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THE METHOD WHEREBY CREDITS ARE USED IN THE CASE OF A SUBCHAPTER "S" CORPORATION, LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY TAXED AS A PARTNERSHIP, AND A PARTNERSHIP; TO REDESIGNATE SECTION 12-6-3365, RELATING TO THE CORPORATE INCOME TAX MORATORIUM AS SECTION 12-6-535 AND AMEND THE REDESIGNATED SECTION TO CLARIFY THE CALCULATION OF THE UNEMPLOYMENT DATA NECESSARY FOR ELIGIBILITY FOR THE MORATORIUM, AND TO REPEAL SECTION 12-10-35 RELATING TO A SIMILAR STATE CORPORATE INCOME TAX CREDIT; TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-3910, RELATING TO ESTIMATED TAX PAYMENTS SO AS TO CHANGE THE FIRST QUARTER INSTALLMENT PAYMENT DUE DATE FOR CALENDAR YEAR CORPORATIONS AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE INCLUSION OF LICENSE FEES IN THE ESTIMATED TAX PAYMENTS; TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-4980, RELATING TO EXTENSIONS OF TIME FOR FILING TAX RETURNS SO AS TO REMOVE THE REQUIREMENT THAT A CORPORATE TAXPAYER SEPARATELY APPLIES TO THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE FOR AN EXTENSION OF TIME TO FILE A STATE RETURN EVEN THOUGH IT IS NOT REQUIRED TO MAKE A TAX PAYMENT AT THE TIME OF THE EXTENSION AND HAS BEEN GRANTED AN EXTENSION OF TIME TO FILE A FEDERAL RETURN; TO AMEND SECTION 12-20-20, RELATING TO CORPORATE EXTENSIONS OF TIME TO FILE ANNUAL REPORTS, SO AS TO MAKE A TECHNICAL CORRECTION; AND TO AMEND SECTION 12-54-55, RELATING TO INTEREST ON UNDERPAYMENT OF DECLARATION OF ESTIMATED TAX, SO AS TO DELETE DUPLICATIVE PROVISIONS; TO AMEND SECTION 12-8-580, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO STATE INCOME TAX WITHHOLDING ON PROCEEDS OF THE SALE OF REAL PROPERTY BY NONRESIDENTS, SO AS TO CONFORM THE CALCULATION OF AMOUNTS SUBJECT TO WITHHOLDING TO THE PROVISIONS OF THE INTERNAL REVENUE CODE OF 1986 ALLOWING THE EXCLUSION FROM TAXABLE INCOME OF A PORTION OF THE GAIN ON THE SALE OF A PRINCIPAL RESIDENCE AND TO ALLOW THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE TO REVOKE EXEMPTIONS FROM WITHHOLDING ALLOWED FOR CERTAIN TRANSACTIONS IF THE DEPARTMENT DETERMINES THE NONRESIDENT IS NOT COOPERATING IN THE DETERMINATION OF THE TAXPAYER'S SOUTH CAROLINA INCOME TAX LIABILITY; TO AMEND SECTION 12-8-2020, RELATING TO THE LIABILITY OF A STATE INCOME TAX WITHHOLDING AGENT TO WITHHOLD AND PAY OVER TAX, SO AS TO DELETE A PROVISION ALLOWING A TAXPAYER TO APPLY FOR A REFUND OF AN OVERPAYMENT OF WITHHOLDING; TO AMEND SECTION 12-60-470, RELATING TO THE CLAIMS FOR REFUNDS FOR STATE TAXES, SO AS TO REVISE PROVISIONS APPLICABLE TO THE ASSIGNMENT OF CLAIMS FOR REFUND; TO AMEND SECTION 12-13-50, RELATING TO EXCEPTIONS FROM THE BUILDING AND LOAN ASSOCIATION INCOME TAX, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT PAYMENT OF THE INCOME TAX PROVIDED IN CHAPTER 13, TITLE 12 SHALL NOT BE IN LIEU OF DEED RECORDING FEES; TO AMEND SECTIONS 12-13-70, 12-20-150, 12-28-940, 12-43-210, AND 12-43-230, RELATING TO THE ADMINISTRATION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE, THE COMPUTATION OF MOTOR FUEL TAXES, THE ESTABLISHMENT OF UNIFORM AND EQUITABLE TAX ASSESSMENTS, AND THE PROMULGATION OF DEFINITIONAL REGULATIONS TO FACILITATE THE ESTABLISHMENT OF UNIFORM TAX ASSESSMENTS, SO AS TO CHANGE THE DEPARTMENT'S DUTY TO PROMULGATE REGULATIONS FROM MANDATORY TO PERMISSIVE, TO CLARIFY THE DEPARTMENT'S AUTHORITY TO ISSUE ADVISORY OPINIONS, AND TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS; TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-540, RELATING TO THE STATE INCOME TAX RATES APPLICABLE TO EXEMPT ORGANIZATIONS AND COOPERATIVES, SO AS TO PROVIDE A SPECIFIC REFERENCE TO THE TAX RATE APPLICABLE TO HOMEOWNERS' ASSOCIATIONS; TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-3415, RELATING TO THE STATE INCOME CREDIT FOR RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT EXPENSES, SO AS TO CLARIFY THE EXPENSES QUALIFYING FOR THE CREDIT; TO AMEND SECTION 59-20-20, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS FOR PURPOSES OF THE EDUCATION FINANCE ACT, SO AS TO REVISE THE DATE THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE FURNISHES THE PRELIMINARY INDEX OF TAXPAYING ABILITY; TO AMEND SECTION 12-56-20, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS FOR PURPOSES OF THE SET-OFF DEBT COLLECTION ACT, SO AS TO EXTEND THE DEFINITIONS OF "CLAIMANT AGENCY" TO OTHER STATES AND POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONS OF THOSE STATES AND TO THE UNITED STATES; TO AMEND SECTIONS 12-36-910, AND 12-36-1310, BOTH AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE SPECIAL IMPOSITION OF THE SALES ON LAUNDRY SERVICES, COMMUNICATIONS SERVICES, ELECTRICITY, AND MANUFACTURER-CONSUMED GOODS AND IMPOSITION OF THE USE TAX, SO AS TO CLARIFY THE IMPOSITION OF THE TAX ON PREPAID WIRELESS CALLING ARRANGEMENTS AND TO REVISE THE DATE FOR SOURCING MOBILE TELECOMMUNICATIONS SERVICES UNDER THE MOBILE TELECOMMUNICATIONS SOURCING ACT; TO AMEND SECTION 12-36-2510, RELATING TO THE CERTIFICATE ISSUED BY THE SOUTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE FOR A BUSINESS WHICH BY ITS NATURE, IN THE DEPARTMENT'S OPINION, MAKES IT IMPRACTICABLE TO ACCOUNT FOR SALES AND USE TAX AT THE TIME OF PURCHASE, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR ADDITIONAL EXEMPTION CERTIFICATES IN THE CIRCUMSTANCES AND PROVIDE THE METHOD FOR THE USE OF THESE CERTIFICATES; TO AMEND SECTION 12-37-970, RELATING TO THE ASSESSMENT AND RETURN OF MERCHANTS' INVENTORIES, MACHINERY, EQUIPMENT, FURNITURE AND FIXTURES, COMMERCIAL BOATS, AND MANUFACTURERS' REAL AND PERSONAL PROPERTY TO THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE, SO AS TO MAKE A TECHNICAL CORRECTION; TO AMEND SECTION 12-37-2840, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PROPERTY TAX RETURNS FOR PURPOSES OF THE PROPERTY TAX ON MOTOR CARRIERS, SO AS TO PROVIDE A DUE DATE FOR PENALTIES ASSESSED AND TO DELETE OBSOLETE REFERENCES TO METHODS OF PAYMENT; BY ADDING SECTION 12-54-124 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT ACCRUED TAXES ON A BUSINESS ARE A LIEN ON THE ASSETS OF THE BUSINESS IN THE HANDS OF A PURCHASER OR TRANSFEREE OF A MAJORITY OF THE NONCASH ASSETS OF THE BUSINESS, TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE MAY NOT ISSUE A LICENSE TO CONTINUE THE BUSINESS UNTIL ALL TAXES ARE PAID AND MAY REVOKE A LICENSE ISSUED IN VIOLATION OF THIS SECTION, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THIS SECTION DOES NOT APPLY IF THE PURCHASER RECEIVES A CERTIFICATE OF COMPLIANCE FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE WITHIN A PERIOD BEGINNING THIRTY DAYS BEFORE THE SALE; BY ADDING SECTION 12-54-270 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT ALL TAXES ARE DUE AT THE TIME OF THE SALE OF A BUSINESS, TO PROVIDE FOR A LIEN ON THE BUSINESS TANGIBLE PROPERTY IN THE AMOUNT OF TAXES DUE, AND TO DEFINE "SALE OF BUSINESS"; TO AMEND SECTION 12-54-110, RELATING TO THE POWER OF THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE TO SUMMON A TAXPAYER OR OTHERS, SO AS TO INCLUDE TAX MATTERS AND OTHER MATTERS ADMINISTERED BY THE DEPARTMENT; TO AMEND SECTION 12-54-122, RELATING TO NOTICE OF A TAX LIEN, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR A CENTRAL FILING OF STATEWIDE TAX LIENS WITH THE DEPARTMENT, WITH ACCESS TO THE PUBLIC; TO AMEND SECTION 12-54-195, RELATING TO THE REMITTANCE BY A RESPONSIBLE PERSON OF A TAX COLLECTED FOR THE DEPARTMENT, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR A PENALTY AND INTEREST ASSESSMENT AGAINST A RESPONSIBLE PERSON WHO FAILS TO REMIT A LOCAL OR STATE SALES OR USE TAX TO THE DEPARTMENT; TO AMEND SECTION 12-54-227, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO OUT-OF-STATE COLLECTIONS, SO AS TO CHANGE THE PERIOD FOR A DELINQUENCY FROM SIX MONTHS TO THREE MONTHS; TO AMEND SECTION 12-54-240, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PROHIBITION OF DISCLOSURE OF RECORDS AND REPORTS FILED WITH THE DEPARTMENT, SO AS TO PROVIDE EXCEPTIONS FOR DISCLOSURE OF AN ASSESSMENT AND FOR INFORMATION TO DEPARTMENT EMPLOYEES, COLLECTION AGENCIES, AND DEPARTMENT CONTRACTORS, AND TO CORRECT CROSS REFERENCES; TO AMEND SECTION 12-36-530, SO AS TO DELETE REFERENCES TO TAXES DUE UPON THE SALE OF BUSINESS; TO AMEND SECTION 12-37-2810, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS FOR PURPOSES OF THE PROPERTY TAX ON MOTOR CARRIERS, SO AS TO CLARIFY THAT THE DEFINITION OF MOTOR VEHICLE ALSO EXTENDS TO OTHERWISE QUALIFYING VEHICLES THAT TRANSPORT PERSONS AND TO VEHICLES AVAILABLE FOR USE; AND TO AMEND SECTION 12-37-2830, RELATING TO THE DETERMINATION OF VALUE FOR PURPOSES OF THE PROPERTY TAX ON MOTOR CARRIERS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A VEHICLE WITH NO INCREASE IN MILEAGE FROM THE PRECEDING YEAR AND WHICH IS AVAILABLE FOR USE IS DEEMED TO HAVE INCURRED ALL MILEAGE IN THIS STATE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 5029 -- Reps. Jennings, Scott and Carnell: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 11-49-70, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO BONDS ISSUED UNDER THE TOBACCO SETTLEMENT REVENUE MANAGEMENT AUTHORITY ACT, SO AS TO EXTEND THE MATURITY OF THE BONDS THAT MAY BE ISSUED UNDER THE ACT, AND TO AUTHORIZE THE ISSUANCE OF A SERIES OF BONDS DURING FISCAL YEAR 2001-2002 THE PROCEEDS OF WHICH SHALL BE USED TO REFUND CERTAIN OUTSTANDING INDEBTEDNESS OF THE AUTHORITY OR DEPOSITED IN THE STATE GENERAL FUND; AND TO AMEND SECTION 11-11-170, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO USES OF REVENUES PAYABLE TO THE STATE FROM THE TOBACCO MASTER SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT, SO AS TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THE FUNDS OR REVENUES TO WHICH THIS PROVISION APPLIES AND FOR THE SOURCES OF THESE FUNDS OR REVENUES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 5030 -- Rep. Cooper: 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 ALL PROPERTY OF NONPROFIT HOUSING CORPORATIONS DEVOTED TO PROVIDING HOUSING TO LOW OR VERY LOW INCOME RESIDENTS AND TO ADOPT DEFINITIONS FOR PURPOSES OF THIS EXEMPTION PROVIDED IN INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE REVENUE PROCEDURE 96-32.
Introduced and Committed

H. 5031 -- Reps. Knotts, 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, 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, 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 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 MYRTLE BEACH RECENTLY AND EXTENDING THESE OUTSTANDING YOUNG CITIZENS, ALONG WITH THEIR TEACHER AND ADVISOR, CARL VADASZ, THE ENCOURAGEMENT AND SUPPORT OF THE MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA AS THEY COMPETE ON THE NATIONAL LEVEL APRIL 20-23, 2002, IN SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH.
Introduced and Committed
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 5032 -- Rep. Bingham: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE CAPTAIN FRANK L. CULBERTSON, JR., FOR THE EXTRAORDINARY LEADERSHIP HE HAS SHOWN IN THE UNITED STATES NAVY AND AS A VETERAN OF THREE SPACE FLIGHTS, INCLUDING SERVING AS COMMANDER OF THE EXPEDITION-3 CREW WHICH DOCKED WITH THE INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION FOR ONE HUNDRED TWENTY-FIVE DAYS IN 2001.
Introduced and Committed
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 5033 -- 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, 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 APPRECIATION AND GRATITUDE OF THE MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA FOR THE OUTSTANDING LEADERSHIP AND UNBOUNDED COMMITMENT OF CLEMSON UNIVERSITY ATHLETIC DIRECTOR, BOBBY ROBINSON, ON THE OCCASION OF HIS UPCOMING RETIREMENT AND TO PUBLICLY RECOGNIZE, COMMEND, AND CONGRATULATE OUR GOOD FRIEND.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 5034 -- Reps. Tripp, Allison, Barfield, Barrett, Bingham, Cato, Edge, Haskins, Kelley, Leach, Limehouse, Loftis, Martin, McCraw, Rice, Scarborough, Stuart, Thompson, Walker and Witherspoon: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 42-1-378 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT AN EMPLOYEE COVERED BY THE FEDERAL EMPLOYERS' LIABILITY ACT, LONGSHORE AND HARBOR WORKERS' COMPENSATION ACT OR ANY OF ITS EXTENSIONS, OR THE JONES ACT IS EXEMPT FROM WORKERS' COMPENSATION LAWS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 5035 -- Reps. Cotty, Altman, Sandifer, White and Barrett: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING CHAPTER 9 TO TITLE 41 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR PRESERVATION OF THE AT-WILL EMPLOYMENT RELATIONSHIP IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OF AN EMPLOYEE HANDBOOK, CODE OF CONDUCT, PERSONNEL POLICY MANUAL, OR OTHER INFORMATIONAL DOCUMENT.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added

H. 5036 -- Reps. Neilson, Bales, Dantzler, Davenport, Freeman, Harrell, Haskins, Jennings, Keegan, Kelley, Kennedy, Leach, Rodgers, Snow, Stille, Stuart and Vaughn: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 56-1-287 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON WHO IS CONVICTED OF CAUSING A MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT, IN ADDITION TO ANY OTHER PENALTY, MUST BE FINED TWO HUNDRED DOLLARS AND HAVE HIS DRIVER'S LICENSE SUSPENDED UNTIL HE SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETES A DRIVER TRAINING COURSE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 5037 -- Reps. Cato and Tripp: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING CHAPTER 12 TO TITLE 38 SO AS TO ENACT THE "INVESTMENTS OF INSURERS ACT" TO PROVIDE FOR SPECIFIC PARAMETERS FOR INVESTMENT TRANSACTIONS AND INVESTMENT PRACTICES OF INSURANCE COMPANIES DOING BUSINESS IN THE STATE; AND TO REPEAL CHAPTER 11 OF TITLE 38 RELATING TO INVESTMENTS BY INSURERS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Ratified

H. 5038 -- Rep. Campsen: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 59-2-70, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO INVESTMENT AND OTHER PROCEDURES UNDER THE SOUTH CAROLINA COLLEGE INVESTMENT PROGRAM (SCCIP) WHICH ESTABLISHES A QUALIFIED PLAN FOR QUALIFIED HIGHER EDUCATION EXPENSES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT BENEFICIARIES MAY BE CHANGED IN ANY ACCOUNT BY AN ACCOUNT OWNER AS DESIRED TO THE EXTENT NOT PROHIBITED BY FEDERAL LAW; TO AMEND SECTION 59-2-80, RELATING TO CONTRIBUTIONS TO AND EARNINGS AND WITHDRAWALS FROM INVESTMENT ACCOUNTS UNDER THE PROGRAM, SO AS TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THE DEDUCTIBILITY OF CONTRIBUTIONS UNDER THE PROGRAM, AND TO PROVIDE THAT WITHDRAWALS OF THE PRINCIPAL AMOUNT OF CONTRIBUTIONS THAT ARE NOT QUALIFIED WITHDRAWALS MUST BE RECAPTURED INTO SOUTH CAROLINA INCOME SUBJECT TO TAX IN SPECIFIED CIRCUMSTANCES; TO ADD SECTION 59-2-85 SO AS TO PERMIT STATE EMPLOYEES TO CONTRIBUTE TO THE PROGRAM THROUGH PAYROLL DEDUCTIONS, AND PERMIT THE STATE TREASURER TO ESTABLISH METHODS FOR EMPLOYEES OF PRIVATE ENTITIES TO CONTRIBUTE TO THE PROGRAM THROUGH PAYROLL DEDUCTIONS; AND TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-1140, RELATING TO DEDUCTIONS FROM SOUTH CAROLINA INDIVIDUAL TAXABLE INCOME, SO AS TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THE DEDUCTIBILITY OF CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA COLLEGE INVESTMENT PROGRAM (SCCIP) AND THE SOUTH CAROLINA TUITION PREPAYMENT PROGRAM (SCTPP).
Introduced and Committed

H. 5039 -- Rep. Campsen: 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 50-21-131, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR A NO WAKE ZONE ON A PORTION OF THE INTRACOASTAL WATERWAY NEAR THE ISLE OF PALMS IN CHARLESTON COUNTY AND TO PROVIDE FOR CERTAIN TIMES AND DATES WHEN THE NO WAKE ZONE IS IN EFFECT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 5040 -- Reps. McGee, Battle, J.R. Smith and A. Young: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 12-21-830 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON MAY NOT PAY THE STATE TAX ON CIGARETTES OR ROLL-YOUR-OWN TOBACCO, OR SELL OR POSSESS FOR SALE TO A PERSON FOR RESALE IN THIS STATE THOSE PRODUCTS, UNLESS THE MANUFACTURER AND BRAND FAMILY OF THOSE PRODUCTS ARE ON A LIST DEVELOPED BY THE ATTORNEY GENERAL, TO PROVIDE FOR SEIZURE AND DESTRUCTION OF ILLEGAL PACKAGES OF CIGARETTES AND ROLL-YOUR-OWN TOBACCO, AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 5041 -- Rep. Coates: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE MEMBERS OF THE TIMMONSVILLE HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS VARSITY BASKETBALL TEAM, THEIR COACHES, STAFF, AND OTHER SCHOOL OFFICIALS AT A DATE AND TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER TO CONGRATULATE THEM ON THEIR OUTSTANDING SEASON AND THEIR 2002 CLASS A STATE CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5042 -- Rep. Coates: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND AND CONGRATULATE THE PLAYERS, COACHES, AND STAFF OF THE TIMMONSVILLE HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS VARSITY BASKETBALL TEAM ON THEIR OUTSTANDING SEASON AND THEIR 2002 CLASS A STATE CHAMPIONSHIP AND TO WISH THEM MUCH ATHLETIC AND ACADEMIC SUCCESS IN THE FUTURE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5043 -- Reps. Wilkins, 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, 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, Witherspoon, A. Young and J. Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PROFOUND APPRECIATION AND DEEPEST RESPECT OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA TO THE DOOLITTLE RAIDERS ON THE SIXTIETH ANNIVERSARY OF THEIR DARING, HISTORIC, AND PIVOTAL AIR ATTACK ON JAPAN.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5044 -- Rep. Huggins: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE THE DUTCH FORK HIGH SCHOOL CHEERLEADING TEAM OF LEXINGTON COUNTY ON ITS THIRD STRAIGHT CLASS AAAA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5045 -- Rep. J.R. Smith: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS BEST WISHES TO MRS. MILDRED LAMBERT OF AIKEN COUNTY, SOUTH CAROLINA, ON THE OCCASION OF HER NINETIETH BIRTHDAY AND TO WISH HER MANY MORE YEARS OF HEALTH AND HAPPINESS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 5046 -- Reps. J.E. 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, 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, Rodgers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sharpe, Sheheen, Simrill, 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, Webb, Weeks, Whatley, Whipper, White, Wilder, Wilkins, Witherspoon, A. Young and J. Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO DESIGNATE APRIL AS PSYCHOLOGICALLY HEALTHY WORKPLACE MONTH IN SOUTH CAROLINA AND TO URGE BUSINESSES TO PROMOTE PSYCHOLOGICALLY HEALTHY WORKPLACES FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE EMPLOYEES AND THE COMPANIES.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5047 -- Reps. J.E. Smith and Miller: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 59-25-530, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO UNPROFESSIONAL CONDUCT BY TEACHERS AND BREACH OF CONTRACT, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A TEACHER IS ENTITLED TO RESIGN FROM A CONTRACT OF EMPLOYMENT UPON SIXTY DAYS' WRITTEN NOTICE TO THE DISTRICT SUPERINTENDENT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 5048 -- Reps. J.E. Smith, Harrison and Cobb-Hunter: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 20-7-510, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PERSONS REQUIRED TO REPORT CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT, SO AS TO INCLUDE A MEMBER OF THE CLERGY; AND TO AMEND SECTION 20-7-550, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PRIVILEGED COMMUNICATIONS WHICH APPLY AND DO NOT APPLY WITH REGARD TO REPORTING CHILD ABUSE OR NEGLECT, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE PRIEST AND PENITENT PRIVILEGE ONLY APPLIES WHEN THE COMMUNICATION IS MADE IN THE COURSE OF A SACRAMENTAL COMMUNICATION.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Committed

H. 5049 -- Rep. Govan: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE MEMBERS OF THE ORANGEBURG-WILKINSON VARSITY GIRLS BASKETBALL TEAM, THEIR COACHES, STAFF, AND OTHER SCHOOL OFFICIALS AT A TIME AND ON A DATE AS DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER FOR THE PURPOSE OF CONGRATULATING THEM ON WINNING THEIR 2002 CLASS AAAA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5050 -- Rep. Govan: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND AND CONGRATULATE THE PLAYERS, COACHES, AND STAFF OF THE ORANGEBURG-WILKINSON VARSITY GIRLS BASKETBALL TEAM ON THEIR PHENOMENAL, PERFECT SEASON AND THEIR 2002 CLASS AAAA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP AND TO WISH THEM MUCH ATHLETIC AND ACADEMIC SUCCESS IN THE FUTURE.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 5051 -- Rep. Hosey: 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 ALLENDALE-FAIRFAX HIGH SCHOOL MEN'S BASKETBALL TEAM, AS WELL AS OTHER SCHOOL OFFICIALS, ON APRIL 10, 2002, AT A TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF RECOGNIZING AND CONGRATULATING THE TEAM ON WINNING THE 2002 CLASS AA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5052 -- Rep. Hosey: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE THE ALLENDALE-FAIRFAX CLASS AA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP BASKETBALL TEAM ON THE TIGERS' MOMENTOUS RALLY TO TOPPLE THE FAVORITES FROM CALHOUN COUNTY 64-59 AND GRAB THE SCHOOL'S FIRST STATE BASKETBALL TITLE.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 5053 -- Rep. Hosey: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE CONGRATULATIONS OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA TO THE ALLENDALE-FAIRFAX HIGH SCHOOL DEBATE TEAM ON ITS EXCELLENT JANUARY 2002 SHOWING AGAINST NATIONWIDE COMPETITION AT THE ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY TOURNAMENT AND HONORING ITS RECENT STELLAR EFFORTS IN STATE COMPETITION.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 5054 -- Rep. Hosey: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE MEMBERS AND COACHES OF THE ALLENDALE-FAIRFAX HIGH SCHOOL DEBATE TEAM, AS WELL AS OTHER SCHOOL OFFICIALS ON APRIL 10, 2002, AT A TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF BEING RECOGNIZED AND CONGRATULATED ON WINNING THE SOUTH CAROLINA TWO-PERSON VARSITY OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5055 -- Rep. Harvin: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO REMEMBER THE LIFE AND SERVICE OF MR. WILLIE G. RICHBURG OF SUMMERTON, SOUTH CAROLINA, AND TO EXPRESS SYMPATHY TO HIS FAMILY AND MANY FRIENDS UPON HIS PASSING.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5056 -- Rep. Sheheen: A HOUSE RESOLUTION EXTENDING THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE CAMDEN HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL TEAM, COACH JIMMY NEAL, AND OTHER SCHOOL OFFICIALS OF KERSHAW COUNTY ON THURSDAY, APRIL 25, 2002, AT A TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF BEING RECOGNIZED FOR WINNING THE 2001 CLASS AAA STATE FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5057 -- Rep. Sheheen: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO WELCOME THE CAMDEN HIGH SCHOOL 2001 AAA STATE CHAMPION BULLDOGS TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES AND CONGRATULATE THEM ON THEIR SUPERLATIVE FOOTBALL SEASON AND BREATHTAKING OVERTIME TITLE VICTORY.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5058 -- Rep. Coates: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE THE WORLD WAR II VETERANS FROM THE PEE DEE AREA OF SOUTH CAROLINA AND HONOR THEIR BRAVE EXAMPLE OF SELFLESS SERVICE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5059 -- Rep. Sandifer: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO HONOR HELEN MARTIN OF SENECA IN OCONEE COUNTY WHOSE OUTSTANDING COMMITMENT TO COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT AND IMPROVEMENT HAS BEEN RECOGNIZED BY ECKERD DRUG STORE CORPORATION'S FOURTH ANNUAL SALUTE TO WOMEN PROGRAM.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 5060 -- Reps. Rhoad, Sharpe, Jennings, Witherspoon, Harrison, Bingham, Koon, J.H. Neal, Cotty, Lloyd, Whipper, Whatley, Clyburn, Battle, Bales, Ott, Lourie, Moody-Lawrence, J.R. Smith, Lucas, Hosey, McCraw, J. Young, McLeod, Hayes, Allen, Allison, Altman, Askins, Barfield, Barrett, Bowers, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Campsen, Carnell, Cato, Chellis, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Easterday, Edge, Emory, Fleming, Freeman, Frye, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Hamilton, Harrell, Harvin, Haskins, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Howard, Huggins, Keegan, Kelley, Kennedy, Kirsh, Klauber, Knotts, Law, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Loftis, Mack, Martin, McGee, Meacham-Richardson, Merrill, Miller, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Quinn, Rice, Riser, Rivers, Rodgers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sheheen, Simrill, Sinclair, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, J.E. Smith, W.D. Smith, Snow, Stille, Stuart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Vaughn, Walker, Webb, Weeks, White, Wilder, Wilkins and A. Young: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 13, TITLE 16, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO OFFENSES INVOLVING FORGERY, LARCENY, EMBEZZLEMENT, FALSE PRETENSES, AND CHEATS, BY ADDING SECTION 16-13-177 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT, WHEN CERTAIN OFFENSES INVOLVE TIMBER THEFT IN EXCESS OF FIVE THOUSAND DOLLARS, ALL MOTOR VEHICLES, CONVEYANCES, TRACTORS, TRAILERS, WATERCRAFT, VESSELS, TOOLS, AND EQUIPMENT OF ANY KIND KNOWINGLY USED IN THE COMMISSION OF THE OFFENSE MAY BE CONFISCATED AND FORFEITED TO THE JURISDICTION WHERE THE OFFENSE OCCURRED, TO PROVIDE FOR FORFEITURE PROCEDURES AND THE SALE OF FORFEITED PROPERTY, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE DISPOSITION OF THE PROCEEDS FROM THE SALE OF FORFEITED PROPERTY; AND TO AMEND CHAPTER 23, TITLE 48, RELATING TO FORESTRY GENERALLY, BY ADDING SECTION 48-23-97 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A TIMBER BUYER OR TIMBER OPERATOR PURCHASING TREES, TIMBER, OR WOOD BY THE LOAD MUST FURNISH THE TIMBER GROWER OR SELLER A SEPARATE, TRUE, AND ACCURATE WOOD LOAD TICKET FOR EACH LOAD OF WOOD WITHIN THIRTY DAYS OF COMPLETION OF THE HARVEST, TO PROVIDE EXCEPTIONS TO THE APPLICATION OF THIS SECTION, AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS OF THIS SECTION.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 5061 -- Reps. Merrill and Hinson: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 40-47-62 SO AS TO PROHIBIT A PHYSICIAN FROM BEING THE ATTENDING PHYSICIAN AT THE DELIVERY OF A BABY UNLESS THE PHYSICIAN IS BOARD CERTIFIED IN OBSTETRICS OR HAS COMPLETED A RESIDENCY IN OBSTETRICS OR THERE IS A BOARD CERTIFIED OBSTETRICIAN OR A PHYSICIAN HAVING COMPLETED A RESIDENCY IN OBSTETRICS ON THE PREMISES AND TO PROVIDE AN EXCEPTION IN THE CASE OF AN EMERGENCY AND IN COUNTIES OF FEWER THAN TWENTY-FIVE THOUSAND.
Introduced and Committed

H. 5062 -- Reps. Thompson, Sharpe, Perry, Clyburn, Hosey, Trotter, Barrett, Cooper, Martin, Rice, Sandifer, Scarborough, D.C. Smith, J.R. Smith, Stille, Webb and White: A BILL TO AMEND TITLE 49 CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO WATER, WATER RESOURCES AND DRAINAGE, SO AS TO ENACT THE "SAVANNAH RIVER BASIN COMPACT' TO ESTABLISH THE FRAMEWORK FOR A MULTIPURPOSE PLAN TO BE ENTERED INTO BY SOUTH CAROLINA AND GEORGIA AND THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT FOR THE CONSERVATION, UTILIZATION, DEVELOPMENT, MANAGEMENT, AND CONTROL OF THE WATER AND RELATED RESOURCES OF THE SAVANNAH RIVER BASIN; TO ESTABLISH THE SAVANNAH RIVER BASIN COMMISSION AND TO PROVIDE FOR ITS POWERS AND DUTIES, AMONG OTHER THINGS TO OVERSEE THE USE OF THE WATER SUPPLY, POLLUTION CONTROL, FLOOD PROTECTION, WATERSHED MANAGEMENT, RECREATION HYDROELECTRIC POWER, AND THE WITHDRAWAL AND DIVERSION OF WATER.
Introduced and Committed

H. 5063 -- Reps. McLeod, McGee, McCraw, Owens, J.E. Smith, Merrill, Thompson, Bales, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, Carnell, Clyburn, Coleman, Emory, Freeman, Hamilton, Harvin, J. Hines, Huggins, Kennedy, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Martin, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Riser, Rivers, Scarborough, Scott, Sheheen, D.C. Smith, J.R. Smith, Snow, Stille, Stuart, Tripp, Webb, Whatley and Wilder: A BILL TO AMEND ARTICLE 9, CHAPTER 1 OF TITLE 1, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE OFFICIAL STATE EMBLEMS, BY ADDING SECTION 1-1-703 SO AS TO DESIGNATE THE CAROLINA TARTAN AS THE OFFICIAL TARTAN OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading

H. 5064 -- Reps. Scott, Townsend, Jennings, Bales, Whipper, Clyburn, Govan, Moody-Lawrence, Allen, Askins, Barrett, Battle, Bowers, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Carnell, Cato, Chellis, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Edge, Emory, Fleming, Freeman, Gilham, Gourdine, Hamilton, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Kennedy, Klauber, Law, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Parks, Phillips, Quinn, Rhoad, Riser, Rivers, Rodgers, Rutherford, Scarborough, Sheheen, Sinclair, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, J.E. Smith, W.D. Smith, Snow, Stuart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Trotter, Vaughn, Weeks, Whatley, White, Wilder, Witherspoon and J. Young: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 11, TITLE 1, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE STATE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD, BY ADDING ARTICLE 6 SO AS TO ESTABLISH THE MOBILITY DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY AS A DIVISION WITHIN THE STATE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD, AND TO PROVIDE ITS POWERS AND DUTIES; TO AMEND SECTIONS 57-1-20, 57-3-10, AND 57-3-20, ALL AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AND IT DIVISIONS, SO AS TO DELETE THE MASS TRANSIT DIVISION; TO REPEAL SECTION 57-3-40, RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION MASS TRANSIT DIVISION'S POWERS AND DUTIES; AND TO REPEAL CHAPTER 25, TITLE 58, RELATING TO REGIONAL TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITIES.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added
Committed
Recalled

H. 5065 -- Reps. Edge and Quinn: 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 OFFICE OF EARLY START WHICH SHALL BE A SEPARATE AGENCY OF STATE GOVERNMENT WHICH SHALL ADMINISTER A PROGRAM OF GRANTS FOR THIS STATE'S FOUR-YEAR-OLD CHILDREN TO ATTEND PREKINDERGARTEN PROGRAMS OF THEIR PARENTS' CHOICES, AND TO PROVIDE THE AMOUNT OF THE FUNDING FOR THESE GRANTS INCLUDING A PROVISION THAT A CERTAIN PORTION SHALL BE APPROPRIATED FROM THE EDUCATION LOTTERY ACCOUNT IN THE MANNER THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY SHALL PROVIDE; AND TO REPEAL CHAPTER 152 OF TITLE 59 RELATING TO FIRST STEPS TO SCHOOL READINESS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 5066 -- Reps. A. Young, Meacham-Richardson and Kennedy: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-210, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO A DRIVER'S LICENSE EXPIRATION DATE AND THE DRIVER'S LICENSE RENEWAL PROCEDURE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A DRIVER'S LICENSE EXPIRES ON THE LICENSEE'S BIRTH DATE ON THE TENTH CALENDAR YEAR AFTER THE CALENDAR YEAR IN WHICH IT IS ISSUED INSTEAD OF ON THE LICENSEE'S BIRTH DATE ON THE FIFTH CALENDAR YEAR AFTER THE CALENDAR YEAR IN WHICH IT IS ISSUED.
Introduced and Committed

H. 5067 -- Rep. Barfield: A BILL TO AMEND TITLE 39, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING CHAPTER 77 SO AS TO ENACT THE ELECTRONIC GOVERNMENT SERVICES ACT, TO PROHIBIT A GOVERNMENT AGENCY FROM ENGAGING IN ELECTRONIC COMMERCE SERVICE ACTIVITY, AND TO PROVIDE EXCEPTIONS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 5068 -- Education and Public Works Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION, RELATING TO TESTING PROGRAMS (NEW TITLE: ASSESSMENT PROGRAM), DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 2613, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Point of Order

H. 5069 -- Education and Public Works Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION, RELATING TO SUMMER PROGRAMS, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 2679, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Point of Order

H. 5070 -- Education and Public Works Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION, RELATING TO POLICIES AND PROCEDURES AND UNIT STANDARDS FOR TEACHER EDUCATION PROGRAM APPROVAL IN SOUTH CAROLINA, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 2681, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Point of Order

H. 5071 -- Reps. Parks, 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, Perry, Phillips, Quinn, Rhoad, 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, 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 GRATITUDE OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA TO HARVEY BANDY FOR HIS THIRTY YEARS OF SERVICE TO THE TOWN OF MCCORMICK, MCCORMICK COUNTY, AND THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA IN HIS ROLE AS MEMBER OF THE TOWN COUNCIL.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5072 -- Rep. Sandifer: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND THE SENECA HIGH SCHOOL HONORS CHORALE FOR WINNING THE STATE TITLE AMONG AAA SCHOOLS AND FOR TYING FOR THE GRAND CHAMPIONSHIP AT THE STATE CHORAL FESTIVAL, TO CONGRATULATE THE HONORS CHORALE FOR A LONG TRADITION OF EXCELLENCE IN THE PERFORMING MUSICAL ARTS, AND TO WISH THEM MUCH SUCCESS IN THEIR FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 5073 -- Rep. Owens: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND AND CONGRATULATE THE PLAYERS, COACHES, AND STAFF OF THE DORCHESTER ACADEMY RAIDER VARSITY FOOTBALL TEAM UPON WINNING THE SOUTH CAROLINA INDEPENDENT SCHOOL ASSOCIATION CLASS AA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP ON NOVEMBER 16, 2001.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 5074 -- Rep. Koon: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE SINCERE SORROW OF THE MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY UPON THE DEATH OF MRS. MARY ELLEN "SUE" RAWL WINGARD OF LEXINGTON, ON SATURDAY, MARCH 16, 2002, AND TO EXTEND DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO HER FAMILY AND MANY FRIENDS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 5075 -- Rep. Townsend: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND MR. MARSHALL P. WATT, JR., OF IVA, SOUTH CAROLINA, FOR HIS MANY YEARS OF OUTSTANDING SERVICE TO HIS COMMUNITY AND FOR HIS COMMITMENT TO HELPING OTHERS THROUGH A WIDE RANGE OF ACTIVITIES AND RSPONSIBILITIES.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 5076 -- Rep. Huggins: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND THE DUTCH FORK HIGH SCHOOL SAT TEAM FOR ITS COMMITMENT TO ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE AND TO CONGRATULATE THE TEAM ON WINNING THE CLASS AAAA SAT STATE CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5077 -- Reps. Sharpe, Cooper, Davenport, Delleney, Leach, Perry, Riser, D.C. Smith, J.R. Smith, Snow, G. Brown, Bingham, Klauber, Koon, Cato, Barfield, Allison and Hamilton: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO CREATE THE SOUTH CAROLINA UNBORN CHILDREN'S MONUMENT COMMISSION TO ERECT A MONUMENT ON THE STATE HOUSE GROUNDS AS A MEMORIAL TO UNBORN CHILDREN WHO HAVE GIVEN THEIR LIVES BECAUSE OF LEGAL ABORTIONS IN SOUTH CAROLINA AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE COMMISSION AND TO REQUIRE PRIVATE FUNDING FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THIS MONUMENT.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added

H. 5078 -- Rep. Harrison: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 40-9-100 SO AS TO REQUIRE APPLICANTS FOR CHIROPRACTIC LICENSURE OR LICENSURE RENEWAL TO PROVIDE PROOF OF PROFESSIONAL LIABILITY INSURANCE AND TO PROVIDE THAT LICENSURE MUST BE DENIED IF THIS INFORMATION IS NOT PROVIDED OR CANCELLED IF THE LICENSEE DOES NOT MAINTAIN THE REQUIRED INSURANCE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 5079 -- Reps. Loftis, Altman, Bales, Cato, Davenport, Easterday, Leach, Rhoad, Rice, F.N. Smith, Taylor, Tripp and Hamilton: 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
Co-Sponsor added

H. 5080 -- Reps. Loftis, Altman, Bales, Cato, Davenport, Easterday, Leach, Rice, F.N. Smith, Taylor, Tripp and Hamilton: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 5-31-225 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IF A BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS OF PUBLIC WORKS PROVIDES WATER SERVICE TO CUSTOMERS OUTSIDE THE CORPORATE LIMITS OF THAT MUNICIPALITY, THOSE CUSTOMERS TO WHOM WATER SERVICE IS PROVIDED ARE DEEMED QUALIFIED ELECTORS FOR THE ELECTION OF COMMISSIONERS OF PUBLIC WORKS AND MAY VOTE FOR THESE COMMISSIONERS AT THE TIME OF THEIR ELECTION.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 5081 -- Reps. Cooper and White: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 20-7-420, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE JURISDICTION OF THE FAMILY COURT, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE COURT'S AUTHORITY TO GRANT GRANDPARENT VISITATION ALSO INCLUDES THE AUTHORITY TO GRANT VISITATION WHEN THE PARENTS REFUSE TO ALLOW VISITATION AND THE COURT FINDS THAT VISITATION WOULD BE IN THE BEST INTERESTS OF THE CHILD AND WOULD NOT INTERFERE WITH THE PARENT/CHILD RELATIONSHIP.
Introduced and Committed

H. 5082 -- Reps. Keegan, Barfield, Edge and Kelley: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-24-40, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO EXEMPTIONS FROM THE DEED RECORDING FEE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT DEEDS TRANSFERRING REALTY FROM A CORPORATION, A PARTNERSHIP, OR A TRUST AS A STOCKHOLDER, PARTNER, OR TRUST BENEFICIARY OF THE ENTITY OR TO BECOME A STOCKHOLDER, PARTNER, OR TRUST BENEFICIARY OF THE ENTITY ARE EXEMPT FROM THE FEE, AND THAT, EXCEPT FOR TRANSFERS FROM ONE FAMILY TRUST TO ANOTHER FAMILY TRUST, THE TRANSFER OF REALTY TO A CORPORATION, A PARTNERSHIP, OR A TRUST TO A STOCKHOLDER, PARTNER, OR TRUST BENEFICIARY OF THE ENTITY IS SUBJECT TO THE FEE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 5083 -- Reps. Owens, A. Young and Chellis: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE MEMBERS OF THE DORCHESTER ACADEMY VARSITY GIRLS BASKETBALL TEAM, THEIR COACHES, STAFF, AND OTHER SCHOOL OFFICIALS ON APRIL 30, 2002, AT A TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, TO CONGRATULATE THEM ON THEIR OUTSTANDING SEASON AND THEIR 2002 SOUTH CAROLINA INDEPENDENT SCHOOL ASSOCIATION CLASS AAA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5084 -- Rep. Talley: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND CONGRATULATE THE DORMAN HIGH SCHOOL BLUE BELLES DANCE TEAM FOR THEIR OUTSTANDING ACCOMPLISHMENTS AT THE CONTEST OF CHAMPIONS COMPETITION IN ORLANDO, FLORIDA AND TO WISH THEM MUCH SUCCESS IN THEIR FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 5085 -- Rep. Harvin: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND MRS. BLANCHE G. ODOM FOR HER OUTSTANDING WORK AS DIRECTOR OF THE CLARENDON COUNTY COUNCIL ON AGING AND FOR ALL HER ACTS OF SERVICE TO OTHERS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5086 -- Reps. Knotts, 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, 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, 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 MRS. IDELLE K. PRICE OF LEXINGTON, THE OLDEST LIVING WIDOW IN LEXINGTON COUNTY OF A WORLD WAR I VETERAN, ON THE OCCASION OF HER ONE HUNDREDTH BIRTHDAY AND TO WISH HER MANY MORE YEARS OF HEALTH AND HAPPINESS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5087 -- Reps. Wilkins, Harrell, Jennings, Quinn, Kelley, Scott, Bales, Weeks, Carnell, Moody-Lawrence, R. Brown, J.E. Smith, Altman, Battle, Bingham, J. Brown, Campsen, Cato, Chellis, Clyburn, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Delleney, Edge, Emory, Hamilton, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, J. Hines, Hinson, Hosey, Huggins, Keegan, Law, Leach, Limehouse, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Martin, McGee, McLeod, Meacham-Richardson, Miller, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Rice, Riser, Sandifer, Scarborough, Sharpe, Simrill, D.C. Smith, G.M. Smith, J.R. Smith, Taylor, Thompson, Tripp, Vaughn, Webb, Whatley, White, Wilder, A. Young, J. Young and Whipper: A BILL TO AMEND TITLE 11, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PUBLIC FINANCE, BY ADDING CHAPTER 41 ENACTING THE "STATE GENERAL OBLIGATION ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT BOND ACT" SO AS TO AUTHORIZE THE ISSUANCE OF BONDS FOR INFRASTRUCTURE FINANCING AS GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA AND TO PRESCRIBE THE TERMS, CONDITIONS, USES, AND DISTRIBUTION OF THE BONDS AND THEIR PROCEEDS; AND TO INCREASE THE LIMITATION ON GENERAL OBLIGATION BOND DEBT SERVICE PROVIDED IN ARTICLE X, SECTION 13 OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA CONSTITUTION FROM FIVE PERCENT TO FIVE AND ONE-HALF PERCENT WITH THE ADDITIONAL DEBT SERVICE LIMITED TO STATE GENERAL OBLIGATION ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT BONDS AS PROVIDED IN THIS ACT.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 5088 -- Rep. Vaughn: A BILL TO REAPPORTION THE ELECTION DISTRICTS FROM WHICH THE TRUSTEES OF THE SCHOOL DISTRICT OF GREENVILLE COUNTY ARE ELECTED AND DESIGNATE A MAP NUMBER ON WHICH THESE ELECTION DISTRICTS ARE DELINEATED.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Other proceedings
Point of Order
Ratified

H. 5089 -- Reps. Limehouse, McCraw, Scarborough, D.C. Smith and J.R. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 36, TITLE 44, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE AND RELATED DISORDERS, BY ADDING ARTICLE 7 SO AS TO ENACT "THE SOUTH CAROLINA ALZHEIMER'S TRAINING ACT", TO REQUIRE EMPLOYEES OF NURSING HOMES, DAYCARE FACILITIES FOR ADULTS, HOME HEALTH AGENCIES, AND HOSPICES TO HAVE INFORMATION AND TRAINING ON ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE AND OTHER RELATED CONDITIONS, AND TO REQUIRE THE ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE AND RELATED DISORDERS RESOURCE COORDINATION CENTER TO APPROVE SUCH TRAINING; AND TO ADD SECTIONS 44-7-255, 44-69-35, AND 44-71-35 SO AS TO REQUIRE NURSING HOMES, DAYCARE FACILITIES FOR ADULTS, HOME HEALTH AGENCIES, AND HOSPICES, RESPECTIVELY, TO PROVIDE THIS INFORMATION AND TRAINING AS A CONDITION OF LICENSURE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 5090 -- Reps. Knotts, Whatley, Askins, McCraw, McGee, Phillips, Sandifer and A. Young: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 44-32-130 SO AS TO MAKE IT UNLAWFUL FOR A PERSON TO PERFORM BODY PIERCING ON CERTAIN BODY PARTS OF A PERSON AND TO PROVIDE A PENALTY FOR VIOLATION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 5091 -- Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL, RELATING TO COMMUNICABLE DISEASES, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 2720, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Point of Order
Ratified

H. 5092 -- Reps. Kennedy, Hosey, Altman, Bales, Battle, G. Brown, R. Brown, Clyburn, Dantzler, Emory, Harvin, Hayes, J. Hines, Keegan, Koon, Littlejohn, McCraw, Miller, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Parks, Phillips, Stille and Whatley: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 13, TITLE 16, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO FORGERY, LARCENY, CHEATS, AND OFFENSES AGAINST PROPERTY, BY ADDING SECTION 16-13-270 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IT IS UNLAWFUL FOR A PERSON TO OBTAIN GOODS, WARES, MERCHANDISE, OR ANOTHER ITEM OF PERSONAL PROPERTY ON CREDIT FROM AN ESTABLISHMENT AT WHICH GOODS, WARES, MERCHANDISE, OR ANOTHER ITEM OF PERSONAL PROPERTY IS OFFERED FOR RETAIL SALE WITH THE INTENT NOT TO PAY FOR THE GOODS, WARES, MERCHANDISE, OR ANOTHER ITEM OF PERSONAL PROPERTY WHEN PAYMENT BECOMES DUE, TO PROVIDE THAT CIRCUMSTANTIAL AS WELL AS DIRECT EVIDENCE IS ADMISSIBLE TO PROVE A PERSON'S INTENTION NOT TO PAY FOR GOODS, WARES, MERCHANDISE, OR ANOTHER ITEM OF PERSONAL PROPERTY OBTAINED ON CREDIT, AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS OF THIS SECTION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 5093 -- Reps. Huggins, Rhoad, Allen, Bales, Battle, J. Brown, Clyburn, Coates, Dantzler, Edge, Frye, Harvin, Haskins, Lee, Loftis, Martin, McCraw, Miller, J.M. Neal, Ott, Owens, Parks, Phillips, Riser, Sandifer, Scarborough, D.C. Smith and White: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-43-232, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS FOR REAL PROPERTY TO QUALIFY AS AGRICULTURAL REAL PROPERTY FOR PURPOSES OF PROPERTY TAX, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IN THE CASE OF TIMBERLAND IF THE SIZE OF A TRACT IS REDUCED TO LESS THAN FIVE ACRES BY THE EXERCISE OF EMINENT DOMAIN, THE TRACT REMAINS ELIGIBLE FOR THE AGRICULTURAL REAL PROPERTY CLASSIFICATION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 5094 -- Rep. White: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 59-150-350, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE MANAGEMENT, ADMINISTRATION, AND DISTRIBUTION OF EDUCATION LOTTERY ACCOUNT PROCEEDS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT LOTTERY PROCEEDS MAY BE USED TO PROVIDE GRANTS TO INDIVIDUALS WHO HAVE A BACHELORS DEGREE AND WISH TO BECOME TEACHERS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 5095 -- Rep. Kirsh: A BILL TO AMEND ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 60 OF TITLE 12, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO SOUTH CAROLINA REVENUE PROCEDURES ACT, SO AS TO REVISE THE MANNER IN WHICH AND CONDITIONS UNDER WHICH DISPUTES OR CLAIMS WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE ARE DETERMINED AND RESOLVED; TO AMEND ARTICLE 5, CHAPTER 60 OF TITLE 12, RELATING TO STATE REVENUE APPEALS PROCEDURES, SO AS TO REVISE THESE APPEAL PROCEDURES; TO AMEND SECTION 12-60-2110, RELATING TO PROPERTY TAX ASSESSMENT PROTESTS, SO AS TO REVISE THE TIME FOR FILING THESE PROTESTS; TO AMEND SECTION 12-60-2510, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PROPERTY TAX ASSESSMENT NOTICES, SO AS TO CLARIFY CERTAIN REFERENCES IN THE SECTION; TO AMEND SECTION 12-60-2910, RELATING TO OBJECTIONS TO PERSONAL PROPERTY TAX ASSESSMENTS, SO AS TO REVISE THE TIME WITHIN WHICH A TAXPAYER MUST OBJECT TO THE ASSESSMENT; AND TO AMEND ARTICLE 13, CHAPTER 60 OF TITLE 12, RELATING TO PROCEDURES AND CONTESTED REVENUE CASES, SO AS TO REVISE THE DUTIES, FUNCTIONS, AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGE DIVISION AND DEPARTMENT HEARING OFFICERS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 5096 -- Rep. Kirsh: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 20-7-1725 SO AS TO AUTHORIZE A PERSON CONSENTING TO THE ADOPTION OF THEIR CHILD TO SELECT THE PROSPECTIVE ADOPTIVE PARENTS, TO AUTHORIZE RELEASE OF CERTAIN DETAILED INFORMATION TO THE BIOLOGICAL PARENT OR GUARDIAN ON THE PROSPECTIVE ADOPTIVE PARENTS AND THEIR EXTENDED FAMILIES, AND TO PROVIDE THAT OTHER INFORMATION MAY BE EXCHANGED BETWEEN THE BIOLOGICAL AND PROSPECTIVE ADOPTIVE PARENTS; AND TO ADD SECTION 20-7-1815 SO AS TO AUTHORIZE ADVERTISING BY A PERSON WHO WISHES TO ADOPT A CHILD AND TO ESTABLISH CERTAIN REQUIREMENTS FOR SUCH ADVERTISING.
Introduced and Committed

H. 5097 -- Reps. Lourie, 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, 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, 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 CONGRATULATE JOHN H. LUMPKIN, JR., OF COLUMBIA FOR RECEIVING THE GREATER COLUMBIA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE AMBASSADOR OF THE YEAR AWARD ON MARCH 20, 2002, AND TO WISH HIM MUCH SUCCESS AND HAPPINESS IN HIS FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 5098 -- Reps. Talley and Sinclair: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE MEMBERS OF THE DORMAN HIGH SCHOOL DANCE TEAM, THEIR COACHES, STAFF, AND OTHER SCHOOL OFFICIALS ON APRIL 25, 2002, AT A TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, TO CONGRATULATE THEM ON THEIR OUTSTANDING ACCOMPLISHMENTS AT THE CONTEST OF CHAMPIONS COMPETITION.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5099 -- Reps. Owens, A. Young and Chellis: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND AND CONGRATULATE THE PLAYERS, COACHES, AND STAFF OF THE DORCHESTER ACADEMY VARSITY GIRLS BASKETBALL TEAM ON THEIR OUTSTANDING SEASON AND THEIR 2002 SOUTH CAROLINA INDEPENDENT SCHOOL ASSOCIATION CLASS AAA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP AND TO WISH THEM MUCH ATHLETIC AND ACADEMIC SUCCESS IN THE FUTURE.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 5100 -- Reps. Owens and Kelley: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 44-1-140, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE AUTHORITY OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL TO PROMULGATE REGULATIONS FOR PUBLIC HEALTH, INCLUDING SANITATION OF HOTELS, RESTAURANTS, AND OTHER EATING ESTABLISHMENTS, SO AS TO INCLUDE IN THIS AUTHORITY THE PROMULGATION OF STANDARDS AND PROCEDURES TO DISTRIBUTE FOOD NOT SERVED OR CONSUMED TO AGENCIES PROVIDING MEALS AND FOOD TO CLIENTS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 5101 -- Reps. Talley, Bingham, Littlejohn and Weeks: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 40-37-235 SO AS TO PROHIBIT THE DISPENSING OF OPHTHALMIC LENSES WITHOUT HAVING FIRST OBTAINED A VALID, UNEXPIRED PRESCRIPTION OR ORDER FOR THE LENSES FROM A LICENSED OPTOMETRIST OR LICENSED PHYSICIAN, SURGEON, OR OSTEOPATH AND PROVIDE A PENALTY FOR VIOLATION, AND TO INCLUDE WITHIN THE DEFINITION OF OPHTHALMIC LENS A CONTACT LENS WITH OR WITHOUT POWER.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Recommitted
Point of Order

H. 5102 -- Reps. Klauber and Campsen: A BILL TO REPEAL JOINT RESOLUTION 775 OF 1976 WHICH CALLED ON CONGRESS TO BALANCE THE FEDERAL BUDGET THROUGH SUBMITTING AN APPROPRIATE AMENDMENT TO THE STATES FOR RATIFICATION OR IN THE ALTERNATIVE TO CALL A CONSTITUTIONAL CONVENTION FOR THIS PURPOSE, AND TO DISAVOW ANY OTHER CALLS FOR A CONSTITUTIONAL CONVENTION BY ANY MEANS EXPRESSED.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Other proceedings

H. 5103 -- Reps. Sharpe and W.D. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 12-28-745 SO AS TO EXEMPT RENEWABLE FUEL, WHETHER PURE OR BLENDED WITH TAXABLE FUELS, FROM THE MOTOR FUELS TAX; BY ADDING SECTION 56-3-125 SO AS TO IMPOSE A HIGHWAY USER FEE ON THE ISSUING OF TITLES FOR VEHICLES POWERED BY ALTERNATIVE FUELS EQUAL TO TWO AND ONE-HALF PERCENT OF THE FAIR MARKET VALUE OF THE VEHICLE AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE ADMINISTRATION OF AND USES OF THE FEE AND FOR EXEMPTIONS FROM IT; TO AMEND SECTION 12-28-110, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS FOR PURPOSES OF THE MOTOR FUELS TAX, SO AS TO REVISE EXISTING DEFINITIONS AND INCLUDE NEW DEFINITIONS FOR BIODIESEL FUEL AND RENEWABLE FUEL; TO AMEND SECTION 12-28-310, RELATING TO THE IMPOSITION OF THE MOTOR FUELS TAX, SO AS TO EXTEND THE TAX TO ALL MOTOR FUELS USED TO PROPEL VEHICLES; TO AMEND SECTION 12-28-710, RELATING TO MOTOR FUELS TAX EXEMPTIONS, SO AS TO EXEMPT RENEWABLE FUEL SOLD FROM JULY 1, 2002, THROUGH JUNE 30, 2007; TO AMEND SECTION 12-28-970, RELATING TO THE BACKUP MOTOR FUELS TAX, SO AS TO EXEMPT ALTERNATIVE FUEL POWERED VEHICLES FROM THE TAX IF THE VEHICLE IS SUBJECT TO THE HIGHWAY USER FEE FOR ALTERNATIVE FUELS POWERED VEHICLES; TO AMEND SECTION 12-28-990, RELATING TO THE TAX ON BLENDED FUELS, SO AS TO EXTEND THESE REQUIREMENTS TO RENEWABLE FUELS; AND TO AMEND SECTION 56-3-620, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO MOTOR VEHICLE REGISTRATION FEES, SO AS TO IMPOSE A ONE DOLLAR SOUTH CAROLINA FUEL FREEDOM FEE WHICH MUST BE ADDED TO ALL REGISTRATION FEES AND CREDITED TO THE STATE HIGHWAY FUND.
Introduced and Committed

H. 5104 -- Rep. White: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO PROVIDE THAT FUNDS APPROPRIATED TO THE OFFICE OF FIRST STEPS TO SCHOOL READINESS FOR FISCAL YEAR 2002-2003 FOR HEALTH CARE PURPOSES AS DETERMINED BY THE STATE BUDGET OFFICE SHALL BE TRANSFERRED TO THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES AND USED AS MATCHING STATE FUNDS FOR CERTAIN FEDERAL HEALTH CARE GRANTS .
Introduced and Committed

H. 5105 -- Reps. Cato and A. Young: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 10, TITLE 56, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO MOTOR VEHICLE REGISTRATION AND FINANCIAL SECURITY BY ADDING ARTICLE 7 SO AS TO ENACT THE "MOTORIST INSURANCE IDENTIFICATION DATABASE PROGRAM ACT", TO PROVIDE DEFINITIONS FOR CERTAIN TERMS, TO PROVIDE THAT THE INTENT OF THIS ARTICLE IS TO HELP REDUCE THE UNINSURED MOTORIST POPULATION IN THE STATE AND TO MEASURE THE EFFECTIVENESS OF THE MOTORIST INSURANCE DATABASE ESTABLISHED PURSUANT TO THIS ARTICLE, AND TO ESTABLISH A DATABASE TO BE USED WHEN VERIFYING COMPLIANCE WITH THE STATE'S MOTOR VEHICLE FINANCIAL SECURITY REQUIREMENTS, TO PROVIDE THAT THE MOTORIST INSURANCE DATABASE PROGRAM SHALL BE ADMINISTERED BY THE MOTOR VEHICLES DIVISION IN THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY, TO PROVIDE THAT THE MOTOR VEHICLES DIVISION SHALL DISCLOSE AN INDIVIDUAL'S REPORTED DATABASE INFORMATION UPON REQUEST BY CERTAIN PERSONS AND AGENCIES FOR A FEE THAT MUST BE USED TO DEFRAY THE DIVISION'S EXPENSES, TO PROVIDE THAT THE STATE AND INSURERS ARE NOT LIABLE FOR PERFORMING THEIR LEGAL DUTIES PURSUANT TO THIS ARTICLE; TO AMEND SECTION 56-10-553, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE COLLECTION OF CERTAIN DATA BY THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY THROUGH THE USE OF RANDOM SAMPLING, SO AS TO ELIMINATE THE RANDOM SAMPLING PROCEDURE; TO AMEND SECTION 56-10-225, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PROOF OF INSURANCE AND FINANCIAL RESPONSIBILITY BY A PERSON WHO HAS A MOTOR VEHICLE REGISTERED IN HIS NAME, SO AS TO MAKE TECHNICAL CHANGES, TO EXTEND THE DEADLINE UPON WHICH A PERSON WHO IS CHARGED WITH FAILING TO MAINTAIN PROOF OF INSURANCE IN HIS MOTOR VEHICLE MAY HAVE THE CHARGE DISMISSED UPON SHOWING THE COURT THAT THE MOTOR VEHICLE WAS INSURED AT THE TIME HE WAS CHARGED, AND TO REVISE THE PENALTY FOR THIS OFFENSE; TO AMEND SECTION 56-10-520, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE REQUIREMENT THAT A PERSON WHO SEEKS TO REGISTER A MOTOR VEHICLE MUST DECLARE THAT THE VEHICLE TO BE REGISTERED IS INSURED, SO AS TO REVISE THE PENALTIES FOR A PERSON WHO OPERATES AN UNINSURED MOTOR VEHICLE, AND A PERSON WHO PRESENTS A FALSE CERTIFICATE THAT A MOTOR VEHICLE IS AN INSURED MOTOR VEHICLE OR FALSE EVIDENCE THAT A MOTOR VEHICLE SOUGHT TO BE REGISTERED IS AN INSURED MOTOR VEHICLE, TO DELETE THE PROVISION THAT MAKES CERTAIN PORTIONS OF THIS SECTION INAPPLICABLE IF THE MOTOR VEHICLE OWNER HAD GOOD CAUSE TO BELIEVE AND BELIEVED THAT THE MOTOR VEHICLE WAS INSURED, TO MAKE TECHNICAL CHANGES, TO SUBSTITUTE THE TERM "NOTICE OF VIOLATION" FOR THE TERM "RECORD OF HIS CONVICTION OF VIOLATION", TO PROVIDE THAT THE DIRECTOR OF THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY MAY RELIEVE A PERSON OF THE REQUIREMENT OF FURNISHING PROOF OF FUTURE FINANCIAL RESPONSIBILITY WHEN THREE YEARS HAVE ELAPSED FROM THE DATE PROOF WAS REQUIRED INSTEAD OF FROM THE DATE OF SUSPENSION; TO AMEND SECTION 56-10-40, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE REQUIREMENT THAT PROVIDERS OF LIABILITY INSURANCE AND PROVIDERS OF SECURITY IN LIEU OF LIABILITY INSURANCE MUST NOTIFY THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY OF THE LAPSE OR TERMINATION OF AN INSURANCE POLICY OR SECURITY IT HAS ISSUED, AND THAT PROVIDES THAT THE DEPARTMENT MUST NOTIFY THE PERSON WHOSE INSURANCE POLICY OR SECURITY HAS LAPSED OR HAS BEEN TERMINATED, SO AS TO REVISE THE PROCEDURE IN WHICH AN INSURANCE PROVIDER MUST NOTIFY THE DEPARTMENT WHEN AN INSURANCE POLICY OR SECURITY HAS LAPSED OR HAS BEEN TERMINATED; TO AMEND SECTION 56-10-240, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE REQUIREMENT THAT AN UNINSURED MOTOR VEHICLE MUST BE INSURED WITHIN A SPECIFIC PERIOD OF TIME OR THE OWNER MUST SURRENDER ITS REGISTRATION AND LICENSE PLATE, SO AS TO DELETE THE PROVISION THAT PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE AN INSURER MUST INFORM THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY WHEN A MOTOR VEHICLE BECOMES UNINSURED, TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT MAY AUTHORIZE INSURERS TO UTILIZE ALTERNATIVE METHODS OF PROVIDING NOTICE OF NEW POLICIES WRITTEN AND RENEWALS TO THE DEPARTMENT, TO DELETE THE PROVISION THAT REQUIRES LICENSE PLATES SURRENDERED PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION BE FORWARDED TO THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE, AND TO ELIMINATE THE REINSTATEMENT FEE CHARGED TO A PERSON WHO VOLUNTARILY SURRENDERS HIS LICENSE PLATES AND REGISTRATION CERTIFICATE BEFORE THEIR SUSPENSION; BY ADDING SECTION 56-10-46 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON WHO RESPONDS TO THE NOTICE CONTAINED IN SECTION 56-10-40 WHO PURCHASED INSURANCE AFTER RECEIVING THE NOTICE SHALL HAVE HIS MOTOR VEHICLE RECORD NOTED TO INDICATE THAT HE WILL BE SUBJECT TO REGULAR REQUESTS FOR PROOF OF INSURANCE FROM THE MOTOR VEHICLES DIVISION; BY ADDING SECTION 56-10-615 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE MOTOR VEHICLES DIVISION SHALL OBTAIN INFORMATION FROM INSURERS REGARDING CANCELLATIONS OF AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE POLICIES, TO PROVIDE THAT THE DIVISION SHALL REQUEST PROOF OF INSURANCE FROM PERSONS IDENTIFIED BY THE MOTORIST INSURANCE DATABASE, AND TO PROVIDE A PENALTY FOR A PERSON WHO FAILS TO RESPOND TO THE DIVISION; TO AMEND SECTION 38-73-470, RELATING TO THE DISPOSITION OF THE UNINSURED MOTORIST PREMIUM, SO AS TO INCREASE THE FEE AND REVISE THE DISTRIBUTION OF THE FEE; TO REPEAL SECTION 56-10-270, RELATING TO THE OPERATION OF AN UNINSURED MOTOR VEHICLE; AND TO REPEAL SECTION 56-3-220, RELATING TO DEALER SOLD CARDS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Amended
Proposed Amended
Point of Order
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 5106 -- Reps. Parks, Breeland, Whipper, Clyburn, Moody-Lawrence, Harrison, Lloyd, J. Hines, Weeks, Allen, Allison, Bales, Barrett, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Carnell, Cato, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Freeman, Frye, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Harrell, Haskins, Hayes, M. Hines, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Keegan, Kelley, Kennedy, Kirsh, Koon, Leach, Lee, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, Martin, McGee, McLeod, Meacham-Richardson, Miller, J.H. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Perry, Quinn, Rhoad, Rodgers, Rutherford, Scott, Sheheen, Simrill, F.N. Smith, J.E. Smith, W.D. Smith, Stille, Stuart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Townsend, Walker, Wilder and A. Young: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 40-47-97 SO AS TO EXEMPT A TEAM PHYSICIAN LICENSED IN ANOTHER STATE FROM LICENSURE IN THIS STATE IF THE PHYSICIAN IS EMPLOYED OR DESIGNATED AS THE TEAM PHYSICIAN FOR A TEAM VISITING THIS STATE AND THE PHYSICIAN ONLY TREATS THE TEAM MEMBERS, COACHES, AND STAFF.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Ratified

H. 5107 -- Rep. Law: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 34-1-140 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONS MAY NOT REGULATE OR OTHERWISE LIMIT THE FINANCIAL ACTIVITIES OF A LENDER SUBJECT TO STATE OR FEDERAL JURISDICTION; BY ADDING SECTION 37-10-108 SO AS TO PROHIBIT CERTAIN LENDING ACTIVITIES AND TO REQUIRE CERTAIN DISCLOSURES; AND BY ADDING 37-10-119 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT SOUTH CAROLINA LAW APPLIES IN A CONSUMER LOAN TRANSACTION SECURED BY THE DWELLING PLACE OF A LEGAL RESIDENT OF THIS STATE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 5108 -- Reps. Law, Cato, Sandifer and Trotter: A BILL TO REPEAL SECTION 58-37-30, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO ANNUAL REPORTS REQUIRED OF DEMAND-SIDE ACTIVITIES OF CERTAIN GAS AND ELECTRIC UTILITIES.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Committed
Other proceedings
Returned by Senate With Amendment

H. 5109 -- Reps. A. Young and Meacham-Richardson: A BILL TO AMEND ARTICLE 3, CHAPTER 3, TITLE 56, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO MOTOR VEHICLE REGISTRATION AND LICENSING, SO AS TO PROVIDE A SIX YEAR MOTOR VEHICLE REGISTRATION PERIOD WITH THE REGISTRATION FEE FOR THIS SIX YEAR REGISTRATION PAID BIENNIALLY; AND TO AMEND ARTICLE 21, CHAPTER 37 OF TITLE 12, RELATING TO THE PAYMENT OF PROPERTY TAXES ON MOTOR VEHICLES INCIDENT TO VEHICLE REGISTRATION AND LICENSING, SO AS TO CONFORM THE METHOD OF PAYING AND COLLECTING THE ANNUAL PROPERTY TAX ON MOTOR VEHICLES TO THE REVISED REGISTRATION PERIOD.
Introduced and Committed

H. 5110 -- Rep. Loftis: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 50-9-20, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE DURATION OF HUNTING AND FISHING LICENSES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT ALL LICENSES ISSUED PURSUANT TO SECTIONS 50-9-510, 50-9-540, AND 50-9-550 OF THE 1976 CODE ARE VALID FROM THE DATE OF ISSUE FOR A PERIOD OF TWELVE MONTHS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 5111 -- Rep. Carnell: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 7-5-170, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE REQUIREMENTS FOR VOTER REGISTRATION, SO AS TO ADD THE REQUIREMENT THAT AN APPLICANT, IF SIXTY-FIVE YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER, MUST INDICATE WHETHER HE DOES OR DOES NOT DESIRE TO SERVE AS A JUROR IN MAGISTRATES COURT IF SUMMONED.
Introduced and Committed

H. 5112 -- Reps. Cooper, Stille, Townsend and White: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-90, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO IDENTIFICATION FOR DRIVER'S LICENSE APPLICATION, SO AS TO DELETE THE REQUIREMENT FOR THE APPLICANT'S SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER AND ITS PROOF.
Introduced and Committed

H. 5113 -- Rep. Quinn: A BILL TO CHANGE THE COMPOSITION OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF RICHLAND-LEXINGTON SCHOOL DISTRICT 5, TO NUMBER THE SEATS, AND TO REQUIRE THAT THE RESULTS OF THE ELECTION FOR TRUSTEES MUST BE DETERMINED BY A MAJORITY RATHER THAN A PLURALITY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 5114 -- Reps. Bowers, Lloyd, R. Brown, Owens and Rhoad: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 23, TITLE 57, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO HIGHWAY BEAUTIFICATION, BY ADDING ARTICLE 10 SO AS TO DESIGNATE THE PORTION OF UNITED STATES HIGHWAY 17 LOCATED IN COLLETON COUNTY AS ACE BASIN SCENIC PARKWAY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 5115 -- Reps. Sandifer, Cato and White: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 32-7-60 SO AS TO CREATE THE PRENEED FUNERAL LOSS REIMBURSEMENT FUND AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE PURPOSE AND USES OF MONIES IN THE FUND; TO AMEND SECTION 32-7-45, RELATING TO THE TRANSFER PROCEDURES FOR TRUST FUNDS HELD PURSUANT TO PRENEED BURIAL CONTRACTS, SO AS TO REVISE THESE PROCEDURES; AND TO AMEND SECTION 32-7-50, RELATING TO LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS TO OFFER AND ENTER INTO PRENEED BURIAL CONTRACTS, SO AS TO PROVIDE A PENALTY FOR ENTERING INTO SUCH CONTRACTS WITHOUT BEING LICENSED.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended

H. 5116 -- Rep. Bowers: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 57-5-200 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION SHALL ASSESS A ONE DOLLAR TOLL ON ALL MOTOR VEHICLES THAT ENTER THE STATE ALONG INTERSTATE HIGHWAY 95 IN DILLON AND JASPER COUNTIES, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE TOLL REVENUES MUST BE USED TO REPAIR AND IMPROVE THE SOUTH CAROLINA SEGMENT OF INTERSTATE HIGHWAY 95.
Introduced and Committed

H. 5117 -- Reps. Whipper, Breeland, Clyburn, Lloyd, Allen, Altman, Bales, Gourdine, J. Hines, Keegan, Mack, McGee, Parks, Sharpe, F.N. Smith and Weeks: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 22-5-530, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO AN ACCUSED TO BE TRIED BEFORE A MAGISTRATE BEING ENTITLED TO DEPOSIT MONEY IN LIEU OF RECOGNIZANCE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON HELD OR INCARCERATED IN A JAIL OR DETENTION CENTER WHO IS ENTITLED TO DEPOSIT A SUM OF MONEY IN LIEU OF ENTERING INTO RECOGNIZANCE UNDER THIS SECTION MAY SECURE HIS IMMEDIATE RELEASE FROM CUSTODY BY PAYING TO OR DEPOSITING THE SUM OF MONEY REQUIRED BY THIS SECTION WITH THE JAIL OR DETENTION FACILITY IN WHICH HE IS BEING HELD, AND TO PROVIDE THAT MONEY PAID TO A JAIL OR DETENTION FACILITY UNDER THE AUTHORITY OF THIS SECTION IS DEEMED PAID TO THE MAGISTRATE OR MUNICIPAL JUDGE IN LIEU OF ENTERING INTO RECOGNIZANCE AND MUST BE ACCOUNTED FOR AND PAID OVER TO THE MAGISTRATE OR MUNICIPAL JUDGE BY THE JAIL OR DETENTION FACILITY FOR DISPOSITION ACCORDING TO LAW.
Introduced and Committed

H. 5118 -- Reps. Quinn and Rice: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 25, TITLE 43, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE COMMISSION FOR THE BLIND, SO AS TO ESTABLISH THE COMMISSION, TO FURTHER SPECIFY REQUIREMENTS FOR APPOINTEES TO THE COMMISSION, TO PROVIDE THAT THE COMMISSION SHALL ELECT A VICE CHAIRMAN, IN ADDITION TO A CHAIRMAN, BOTH OF WHOM SHALL SERVE ON THE GOVERNING BOARD OF THE DEPARTMENT OF VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION, TO REQUIRE THE COMMISSION TO ESTABLISH PROGRAMS FOR VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION, TO REQUIRE THE COMMISSION TO INCLUDE OPTOMETRISTS IN ITS REGISTER WITH OPHTHALMOLOGISTS, TO AUTHORIZE THE COMMISSION TO PAY FOR EYE EXAMINATIONS CONDUCTED BY OPTOMETRISTS, TO DELETE PROVISIONS FOR EMPLOYING ITINERANT TEACHERS TO ASSIST IN PUBLIC AND PRIVATE SCHOOLS, TO REQUIRE THE COMMISSION TO PROVIDE EDUCATIONAL SERVICES THAT BENEFIT ALL PERSONS WITH VISUAL IMPAIRMENTS, TO PROVIDE THAT FUNDS APPROPRIATED FOR ADMINISTRATIVE FUNCTIONS OF THE COMMISSION MUST BE APPROPRIATED TO THE DEPARTMENT OF VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION TO CONSOLIDATE THE ADMINISTRATIVE FUNCTIONS OF THE COMMISSION AND THE DEPARTMENT, AND TO REVISE PROCEDURES FOR PERSONS AGGRIEVED BY ACTIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT; AND TO AMEND SECTIONS 43-26-10 AND 43-26-40, RELATING TO LICENSES FOR VENDING FACILITIES OPERATED BY BLIND PERSONS, SO AS TO DEFINE BLIND PERSONS AS PERSONS "VISUALLY IMPAIRED", RATHER THAN "VISUALLY HANDICAPPED" AND TO PROVIDE THAT SUCH LICENSES ARE ISSUED FOR AN INDEFINITE PERIOD RATHER THAN ONE YEAR AND TO DELETE PROVISIONS REQUIRING THE COMMISSION TO SECURE FOR VENDOR LICENSES OR PERMITS REQUIRED BY OTHER GOVERNMENTAL AGENCIES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 5119 -- Reps. Sinclair, Whipper, Allison, Coleman, Limehouse, Littlejohn, McCraw, Sheheen, Simrill and Walker: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 1, TITLE 23, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO LAW ENFORCEMENT AND PUBLIC SAFETY GENERAL PROVISIONS, BY ADDING SECTION 23-1-10 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER MAY ENGAGE IN POLITICAL ACTIVITY WHILE OFF DUTY AND MUST NOT BE DENIED THE RIGHT TO REFRAIN FROM ENGAGING IN POLITICAL ACTIVITY; AND BY ADDING ARTICLE 3 RELATING TO DUE PROCESS DISCIPLINARY PROCEDURES FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS, SO AS TO INCLUDE DEFINITIONS USED IN CONNECTION WITH DISCIPLINARY PROCEEDINGS FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS DISCIPLINARY PROCEEDINGS, TO PROVIDE FOR CERTAIN RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF EMPLOYING AGENCIES AND LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS IN CONNECTION WITH INVESTIGATIONS INTO ALLEGATIONS THAT A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER COMMITTED AN OFFENSE OR ENGAGED IN MISCONDUCT, TO PROVIDE FOR DUE PROCESS WHEN CONDUCTING DISCIPLINARY HEARINGS, TO PROVIDE FOR AGENCY REVIEW OF CERTAIN FINDINGS AND RECOMMENDATIONS BEFORE TAKING DISCIPLINARY ACTION OR ADVERSE PERSONNEL ACTION AGAINST A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER, TO PROVIDE FOR APPEALS FROM AGENCY FINDINGS AND RECOMMENDATIONS RESULTING IN DISCIPLINARY OR ADVERSE PERSONNEL ACTION AGAINST A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER, AND TO PROVIDE SAFEGUARDS FOR PLACING ADVERSE PERSONNEL AND DISCIPLINARY MATERIAL IN A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER'S PERSONNEL FILE; AND TO DESIGNATE SECTIONS 23-1-15 THROUGH 23-1-225 OF THE 1976 CODE AS ARTICLE 1 OF CHAPTER 1, TITLE 23.
Introduced and Committed

H. 5120 -- Reps. J.H. Neal, Cobb-Hunter and Snow: A BILL TO AMEND TITLE 8, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING CHAPTER 14 SO AS TO ENACT THE "SOUTH CAROLINA CLEAN ELECTIONS ACT", TO PROVIDE A PROCEDURE BY WHICH CERTAIN CANDIDATES FOR OFFICE WHO AGREE TO LIMITATIONS ON CONTRIBUTIONS TO RECEIVE A PREDETERMINED AMOUNT OF PUBLIC FUNDS FOR CAMPAIGNS AND REQUIRE ELECTRONIC DISCLOSURES FOR ALL CAMPAIGN CONTRIBUTIONS TO CANDIDATES AND POLITICAL COMMITTEES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 5121 -- Rep. J.H. Neal: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 48-1-25 SO AS TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL TO DEVELOP AND IMPLEMENT A LONG-RANGE STRATEGY FOR PRESERVING AND PROTECTING THE STATE'S NATURAL RESOURCES, TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT IN EVERY MAJOR ENVIRONMENTAL PERMITTING ACTION TO CERTIFY THAT THE ACTIVITY OR PROJECT IS CONSISTENT WITH THE DEPARTMENT'S LONG-RANGE STRATEGY, TO PROVIDE AREAS OF CONSIDERATION BY THE DEPARTMENT IN TAKING SUCH PERMITTING ACTION, AND TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT TO PROMOTE PUBLIC PARTICIPATION IN ITS DECISION-MAKING PROCESS BY PROVIDING PUBLIC NOTICE OF PERMIT APPLICATIONS; TO AMEND SECTION 44-1-20, RELATING TO THE CREATION OF THE DEPARTMENT AND BOARD OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL, SO AS TO PRESCRIBE CERTAIN FACTORS THAT MUST BE CONSIDERED IN APPOINTING MEMBERS TO THE BOARD; AND TO AMEND SECTION 48-1-50, RELATING TO THE POWERS OF THE DEPARTMENT UNDER THE POLLUTION CONTROL ACT, SO AS TO AUTHORIZE THE DEPARTMENT TO REVIEW AND CONSIDER THE PAST ENVIRONMENTAL COMPLIANCE HISTORY OF AN APPLICANT WHEN MAKING A PERMIT DECISION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 5122 -- Reps. Allison and Leach: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION CONGRATULATING JERRY HIGHTOWER OF SPARTANBURG COUNTY ON BEING CHOSEN FOR THE "SOUTH CAROLINA ENTREPRENEUR OF EXCELLENCE AWARD" BY THE SOUTH CAROLINA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 5123 -- Rep. Talley: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 40-33-60 SO AS TO AUTHORIZE UNLICENSED NURSING PERSONNEL UNDER THE SUPERVISION AND DIRECTION OF A REGISTERED NURSE OR LICENSED NURSE TO ADMINISTER MEDICATIONS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 5124 -- Reps. J. Brown, M. Hines, Breeland, Clyburn, Allen, Allison, Altman, Askins, Bales, Barfield, Barrett, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, G. Brown, R. Brown, Campsen, Carnell, Cato, Chellis, 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, 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 THE ALLEN UNIVERSITY CLASS OF 1952 ON THE OCCASION OF ITS FIFTIETH ANNIVERSARY THIS YEAR AND TO COMMEND THE CLASS OF 1952 ON ITS MANY ACCOMPLISHMENTS IN A WIDE RANGE OF ACTIVITIES AND ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 5125 -- Rep. W.D. Smith: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE SPARTANBURG HIGH SCHOOL "VIKINGS" BOYS BASKETBALL TEAM, HEAD COACH DOUG LOWE, AND OTHER SCHOOL OFFICIALS ON THURSDAY, APRIL 18, 2002, AT A TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF BEING RECOGNIZED AND CONGRATULATED FOR AN EXCEPTIONAL SEASON AND ON WINNING THE 2001-2002 CLASS AAAA STATE BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5126 -- Rep. W.D. Smith: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE, COMMEND, HONOR, AND EXPRESS THE CONGRATULATIONS OF THE MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA TO COACH DOUG LOWE, HEAD BASKETBALL COACH OF SPARTANBURG HIGH SCHOOL "VIKINGS" BOYS BASKETBALL TEAM, FOR HIS OUTSTANDING COACHING ABILITIES AND GUIDANCE IN LEADING THE "VIKINGS" TO THE 2001-2002 CLASS AAAA STATE BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 5127 -- Reps. W.D. Smith, Sinclair, Littlejohn, Talley and Lee: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE SINCERE CONGRATULATIONS OF THE MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA TO THE SPARTANBURG HIGH SCHOOL "VIKINGS" BOYS BASKETBALL TEAM AND THEIR COACHES FOR AN EXCEPTIONAL SEASON AND ON WINNING THE 2001-2002 CLASS AAAA STATE BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 5128 -- Rep. Huggins: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND THE CHAPIN HIGH SCHOOL SAT TEAM - 2002 FOR ITS HARD WORK, PREPARATION, AND DETERMINATION AND TO CONGRATULATE THE TEAM MEMBERS AND COACHES FOR THEIR REMARKABLE PERFORMANCE IN THE FINAL ROUND OF COMPETITION BY WINNING THE 2002 CLASS AA SAT STATE CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 5129 -- Rep. Townsend: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO ENDORSE THE DEPLOYMENT OF THE PREPASS ELECTRONIC PRECLEARANCE SYSTEM IN SOUTH CAROLINA AND TO REQUEST THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY TO IMPLEMENT THIS SYSTEM.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Adopted

H. 5130 -- Reps. G. Brown, 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, 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, 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 APPRECIATION OF THE MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA TO OUR DEAR FRIEND, JOE PINNER OF RICHLAND COUNTY, FOR HIS MANY REMARKABLE DEEDS OF PUBLIC SERVICE TO THE PALMETTO STATE AND TO RECOGNIZE HIM FOR HIS OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTIONS AS AN ADVOCATE FOR HUMANITY.
Introduced and Committed
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 5131 -- Rep. Loftis: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-60-2510, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PROPERTY TAX ASSESSMENT NOTICES ISSUED BY COUNTY ASSESSORS AND THE TIME ALLOWED FOR APPEALS OF THE VALUES PROVIDED IN THESE NOTICES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A NOTICE OF OBJECTION TO A PROPOSED VALUE IN A PROPERTY TAX ASSESSMENT NOTICE MAY BE TIMELY FILED AT ANY TIME AND THIS NOTICE OF OBJECTION APPLIES FOR ALL OPEN PROPERTY TAX YEARS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 5132 -- Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING AND REGULATION, RELATING TO RECORDING AND REPORTING OCCUPATIONAL INJURIES AND ILLNESSES, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 2686, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Ratified

H. 5133 -- Rep. Townsend: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-101-290 SO AS TO REQUIRE PUBLIC INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER LEARNING TO NOTIFY INCOMING STUDENTS OR THEIR PARENTS OF THE RISK OF CONTRACTING MENINGOCOCCAL DISEASE AND HEPATITIS B IF LIVING IN ON-CAMPUS STUDENT HOUSING AND TO REQUIRE THESE INSTITUTIONS TO RECOMMEND VACCINATION AGAINST THESE DISEASES IN THE INSTITUTION'S HEALTH AND MEDICAL INFORMATION PROVIDED TO STUDENTS AND PARENTS; AND TO PROVIDE THAT PRIVATE INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER LEARNING MAY ELECT TO BE GOVERNED BY THIS ACT AND MAY REMOVE ITSELF FROM SUCH GOVERNANCE AT ANY TIME.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Point of Order
Point of Order
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 5134 -- Reps. Wilder, Taylor and Carnell: A BILL TO PROVIDE THAT MEMBERS OF THE LAURENS COUNTY TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE MAY BE PAID FOR ATTENDING NOT MORE THAN THIRTEEN MEETINGS FOR EACH FISCAL YEAR.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Other proceedings
Ratified

H. 5135 -- Reps. A. Young, Chellis, Cobb-Hunter, Harrell and Owens: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND ASSISTANT CHIEF RODNEY PROFIT OF THE SUMMERVILLE FIRE DEPARTMENT, ASSISTANT CHIEF JOE WATERS OF THE OLD-FORT FIRE DEPARTMENT, AND THE MANY OTHER FIREFIGHTERS, POLICE, AND EMERGENCY MEDICAL PERSONNEL WHO RENDERED OUTSTANDING ASSISTANCE AT THE RISK OF THEIR OWN SAFETY AT A DEVASTATING FIRE IN DORCHESTER COUNTY IN FEBRUARY WHICH CAUSED SUBSTANTIAL PROPERTY DAMAGES AND PERSONAL INJURIES.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5136 -- Reps. Sharpe and Frye: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE THE KING ACADEMY GIRLS BASKETBALL TEAM, THEIR COACHES, STAFF, AND OTHER OFFICIALS FOR THEIR 57-46 WIN OVER CAROLINA ACADEMY FOR THE SOUTH CAROLINA INDEPENDENT SCHOOL ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION AA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 5137 -- Reps. Carnell, Klauber and Parks: A BILL TO PROVIDE THAT MEMBERS OF THE GREENWOOD COUNTY TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE MAY BE PAID FOR ATTENDING NOT MORE THAN THIRTEEN MEETINGS FOR EACH FISCAL YEAR.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Other proceedings
Ratified

H. 5138 -- 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, 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 COMMEND THE YOUNG PEOPLE OF SOUTH CAROLINA WHO ARE LEADERS IN THEIR COMMUNITIES AND TO ENCOURAGE ALL YOUNG PEOPLE TO ASPIRE TO BE POSITIVE ROLE MODELS, ON THE OCCASION OF THE OBSERVANCE AND CELEBRATION OF SOUTH CAROLINA'S "YOUTH IN THE HOUSE DAY", APRIL 25, 2002.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5139 -- Rep. Sandifer: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE SENECA HONORS CHORALE ON WEDNESDAY, MAY 1, 2002, AT A TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5140 -- Rep. Lucas: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND MASTER CHRIS HAAS, A SIXTH GRADE CAPTAIN OF THE NORTH HARTSVILLE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL SAFETY PATROL, FOR HIS HEROIC ACTIONS THAT RESULTED IN SAVING THE LIFE OF A FELLOW STUDENT.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 5141 -- Rep. Neilson: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO URGE THE SOUTH CAROLINA CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION, AND SPECIFICALLY THE HONORABLE JOHN SPRATT, TO AWARD WILLIAM G. "BILLY" FARROW THE CONGRESSIONAL MEDAL OF HONOR FOR HIS VALOR EXHIBITED IN LAYING DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS COUNTRY DURING DOOLITTLE'S RAID ON TOKYO, APRIL 18, 1942.
Introduced and Committed

H. 5142 -- Reps. Neilson, J. Hines, M. Hines and Lucas: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND CONGRATULATE CAPTAIN DARRYL A. KELLY FOR BEING THE FIRST AFRICAN AMERICAN TO REPRESENT THE SOUTH CAROLINA ARMY NATIONAL GUARD IN WASHINGTON, D.C. ON MAY 22, 2002, WHEN HE WILL RECEIVE THE GENERAL DOUGLAS MACARTHUR LEADERSHIP AWARD.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 5143 -- Reps. J.R. Smith and D.C. Smith: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO ESTABLISH A COMMITTEE TO STUDY REVISIONS IN THE MANNER IN WHICH THE IMPROVEMENT RATINGS OF SCHOOLS UNDER THE EDUCATION ACCOUNTABILITY ACT IS DETERMINED.
Introduced and Committed

H. 5144 -- Reps. Lourie, J.E. Smith, Thompson, Whipper, Allison, 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, 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, Rodgers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sharpe, Sheheen, Simrill, Sinclair, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Snow, Stille, Stuart, Talley, Taylor, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Vaughn, Walker, Webb, Weeks, Whatley, White, Wilder, Wilkins, Witherspoon, A. Young and J. Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE THE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA WOMEN'S BASKETBALL TEAM ON AN EXCELLENT AND EXCITING 2001-2002 SEASON FOR WOMEN'S SPORTS AND FOR SOUTH CAROLINA FANS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 5145 -- Reps. Delleney, W.D. Smith and F.N. Smith: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO FIX 12:00 NOON ON WEDNESDAY, MAY 29, 2002, AS THE TIME TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR THE NINTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, SEAT 3, WHOSE TERM EXPIRES JUNE 30, 2003; TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE CIRCUIT COURT, AT-LARGE SEAT 4, WHOSE TERM EXPIRES JUNE 30, 2003; AND TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE FAMILY COURT FOR THE FIFTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, SEAT 3, WHOSE TERM EXPIRES JUNE 30, 2002.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5146 -- Reps. Coleman, J. Young, G.M. Smith, Campsen and Harvin: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-17-105 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT WHEN THE SUPERINTENDENT OF EDUCATION HAS RELEVANT INFORMATION THAT IMPROPRIETIES MAY EXIST, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO VIOLATIONS OF LAW, IN REGARD TO THE FISCAL AFFAIRS OF A SCHOOL DISTRICT OF THIS STATE, THE SUPERINTENDENT MAY REQUIRE AN AUDIT OF THE DISTRICT'S FINANCIAL AFFAIRS BY THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE MANNER IN WHICH THE AUDIT SHALL BE CONDUCTED.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 5147 -- Reps. Stuart, Cobb-Hunter, Govan, Ott and Sharpe: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO PROVIDE THAT SCHOOL DAYS MISSED ON JANUARY 3, 4, OR 5, 2002, IN ANY SCHOOL DISTRICT OF ORANGEBURG COUNTY WHEN A SCHOOL WAS CLOSED DUE TO SNOW, ICE, OR INCLEMENT WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXEMPTED, IF APPROVED BY THE LOCAL SCHOOL BOARD OF TRUSTEES, FROM THE MAKE-UP REQUIREMENT OF THE DEFINED MINIMUM PLAN THAT FULL SCHOOL DAYS MISSED DUE TO EXTREME WEATHER OR OTHER CIRCUMSTANCES BE MADE UP.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Other proceedings
Ratified

H. 5148 -- Rep. Kirsh: A BILL TO ALLOW THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF CLOVER SCHOOL DISTRICT TWO IN YORK COUNTY TO ISSUE GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS OF THE DISTRICT FOR THE PURPOSE OF REIMBURSING THE DISTRICT'S GENERAL FUND FOR CAPITAL EXPENDITURES MADE FROM THAT FUND IN PRIOR YEARS AND TO REQUIRE THESE BONDS TO MATURE IN NO MORE THAN FIVE YEARS.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Ratified

H. 5149 -- Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL, RELATING TO INFECTIOUS WASTE MANAGEMENT REGULATIONS, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 2715, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Ratified

H. 5150 -- Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL, RELATING TO WASTE COMBUSTION AND REDUCTION, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 2721, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Ratified

H. 5151 -- Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES, RELATING TO NONGAME AND ENDANGERED SPECIES, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 2710, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Ratified

H. 5152 -- Reps. J. Young, G. Brown, J.H. Neal, G.M. Smith and Weeks: A HOUSE RESOLUTION COMMENDING MR. HAROLD E. KOENIG OF SUMTER COUNTY FOR HIS LONG AND DISTINGUISHED CAREER IN AVIATION, AND WISHING HIM MUCH HAPPINESS AND GOOD HEALTH UPON HIS RETIREMENT.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5153 -- Reps. J.R. Smith, Clyburn, Perry, Sharpe and D.C. Smith: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND DR. FRANK G. ROBERSON FOR HIS OUTSTANDING WORK AS A SCHOOL ADMINISTRATOR AND TO EXPRESS THE SINCERE APPRECIATION OF THE MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY FOR DR. ROBERSON'S TIRELESS EFFORTS TO PROVIDE STUDENTS IN SOUTH CAROLINA WITH THE BEST POSSIBLE EDUCATION.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 5154 -- Rep. Emory: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE MEMBERS OF THE INDIAN LAND HIGH SCHOOL LADY WARRIORS VOLLEYBALL TEAM, THEIR COACHES, STAFF, AND OTHER SCHOOL OFFICIALS, AT A DATE AND TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF BEING RECOGNIZED AND CONGRATULATED ON THEIR PHENOMENAL SEASON AND FOR WINNING THE 2001 CLASS A STATE CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5155 -- Rep. Altman: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS AND THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES REMEMBER THAT FEDERAL JUDGES ARE NOT APPOINTED FOR LIFE, BUT PURSUANT TO THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION ARE APPOINTED DURING "GOOD BEHAVIOR".
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Adopted

H. 5156 -- Rep. Emory: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND THE DETERMINATION AND DEDICATION OF THE INDIAN LAND HIGH SCHOOL LADY WARRIORS VOLLEYBALL TEAM THIS SEASON AND TO CONGRATULATE THEM FOR WINNING THE 2001 CLASS A STATE CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 5157 -- Reps. White, Cooper, Martin, Stille, Thompson and Townsend: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND MR. CLARENCE ALLEN II OF ANDERSON COUNTY FOR HIS OUTSTANDING ACTS OF BRAVERY IN SAVING THE LIVES OF TWO MEN FACING THE HORROR OF DROWNING IN THE ICY WATERS OF LAKE HARTWELL.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5158 -- Rep. Cobb-Hunter: A BILL TO AMEND THE PREAMBLE TO SECTION 110, PART II, ACT 164 OF 1993, RELATING TO MINORITY POPULATION OF SOUTH CAROLINA, SO AS TO INCLUDE CERTAIN INFORMATION RELATING TO HISPANICS, NATIVE AMERICANS, ASIANS, AND OTHER MINORITY GROUPS WITHIN THE PREAMBLE; AND TO AMEND SECTION 1-31-40, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE STATE COMMISSION FOR MINORITY AFFAIRS, SO AS TO INCLUDE AFRICAN AMERICANS, NATIVE AMERICANS, HISPANICS, ASIANS, AND OTHERS WITHIN THE MINORITY COMMUNITY AND TO FURTHER PRESCRIBE CERTAIN POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE STATE COMMISSION FOR MINORITY AFFAIRS RELATING TO RECOGNITION OF NATIVE AMERICAN ENTITIES, ESTABLISHING CERTAIN ADVISORY COMMITTEES, AND SEEKING FUNDING FOR IMPLEMENTING PROGRAMS AND SERVICES FOR AFRICAN AMERICANS, NATIVE AMERICANS, HISPANICS, LATINOS, AND OTHER MINORITY GROUPS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 5159 -- Reps. Limehouse, Campsen, Miller, Scarborough and Tripp: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 50-5-1705, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO SALTWATER GAMEFISH CATCH LIMITS, SO AS TO GIVE THE BOARD OF THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES AUTHORITY TO ADJUST CATCH LIMITS WITHIN STATUTORILY APPROVED RANGES FOR CERTAIN SPECIES OF SALTWATER GAMEFISH, AND TO AMEND SECTION 50-5-1710, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO SALTWATER GAMEFISH SIZE LIMITS, SO AS TO GIVE THE BOARD OF THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES AUTHORITY TO ADJUST SIZE LIMITS WITHIN STATUTORILY APPROVED RANGES FOR CERTAIN SPECIES OF SALTWATER GAMEFISH.
Introduced and Committed

H. 5160 -- Reps. Phillips, McCraw and Littlejohn: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO PROVIDE THAT THE SCHOOL DAY MISSED ON APRIL 12, 2002, BY THE STUDENTS OF GRANARD MIDDLE SCHOOL IN THE CHEROKEE COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT WHEN THE SCHOOL WAS CLOSED DUE TO FIRE ARE EXEMPTED FROM THE MAKE-UP REQUIREMENT OF THE DEFINED MINIMUM PLAN THAT FULL SCHOOL DAYS MISSED DUE TO EXTREME WEATHER OR OTHER CIRCUMSTANCES BE MADE UP.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Ratified

H. 5161 -- Reps. Limehouse, Campsen, Davenport, Scarborough, Thompson and Witherspoon: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 16-15-405, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO SECOND DEGREE SEXUAL EXPLOITATION OF A MINOR, SO AS TO REVISE THE PENALTY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 5162 -- Reps. Carnell, Wilder, 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, 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, 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, Wilkins, Witherspoon, A. Young and J. Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO DESIGNATE THE MONTH OF MAY, 2002, AS MENTAL HEALTH MONTH IN SOUTH CAROLINA AND TO RAISE COMMUNITY AWARENESS AND UNDERSTANDING OF MENTAL ILLNESS AND THE NEED FOR APPROPRIATE AND ACCESSIBLE SERVICES FOR ALL PEOPLE WITH MENTAL ILLNESS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5163 -- Rep. Lourie: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA WOMEN'S BASKETBALL TEAM, HEAD COACH SUSAN WALVIUS, AND OTHER OFFICIALS OF THE UNIVERSITY ON TUESDAY, APRIL 23, 2002, AT A TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF BEING RECOGNIZED AND CONGRATULATED ON AN EXCELLENT AND EXCITING SEASON FOR WOMEN'S SPORTS AND FOR SOUTH CAROLINA FANS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5164 -- Reps. Cotty, J. Brown, Harrison, Howard, Scott, J.E. Smith, Lourie, J.H. Neal, Bales and Rutherford: A BILL TO ENACT THE RICHLAND COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICTS PROPERTY TAX RELIEF ACT BY PROVIDING FOR THE IMPOSITION OF A SPECIAL ONE PERCENT SALES AND USE TAX IN RICHLAND COUNTY FOR NOT MORE THAN FIFTEEN YEARS WITH THE REVENUE OF THE TAX USED TO DEFRAY GENERAL OBLIGATION DEBT SERVICE OR OTHERWISE DEFRAY THE COSTS OF CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS OF THE SCHOOL DISTRICTS OF RICHLAND COUNTY, TO PROVIDE THAT THE TAX MAY BE IMPOSED ONLY AFTER ITS APPROVAL IN A REFERENDUM HELD IN THE COUNTY AT THE TIME OF THE GENERAL ELECTION, TO PROVIDE FOR THE REFERENDUM, AND TO PROVIDE THAT IF IMPOSED, THE TAX MUST BE COLLECTED BY THE SOUTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE AND REMITTED TO THE RICHLAND COUNTY TREASURER FOR THE RICHLAND COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICTS, TO PROVIDE THAT THE TAX IS IMPOSED AND IS SUBJECT TO THE SAME EXEMPTIONS AND MAXIMUM TAXES AS PROVIDED IN THE SOUTH CAROLINA SALES TAX ACT EXCEPT FOR AN ADDITIONAL EXEMPTION FOR FOOD ITEMS WHICH LAWFULLY MAY BE PURCHASED WITH UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE FOOD COUPONS, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE METHOD OF APPLYING THE REVENUES OF THE TAX TO SCHOOL DISTRICT GENERAL OBLIGATION DEBT SERVICE.
Introduced
Committed
Debate Adjourned
Other proceedings

H. 5165 -- Rep. Huggins: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND AND THANK MR. JOHN C. ANDERSON OF LEXINGTON COUNTY FOR HIS LONG AND DISTINGUISHED CAREER IN PUBLIC EDUCATION AND WISH HIM HAPPINESS AND GOOD HEALTH UPON HIS RETIREMENT.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5166 -- Reps. J.E. 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, 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, Rodgers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sharpe, Sheheen, Simrill, 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, Webb, Weeks, Whatley, Whipper, White, Wilder, Wilkins, Witherspoon, A. Young and J. Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND CHRISTIE NEWMAN BARRETT OF RICHLAND COUNTY FOR HER MORE THAN FIVE YEARS OF OUTSTANDING AND DEDICATED SERVICE TO THE PEOPLE AND STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA WHILE SERVING AS AN ASSISTANT ATTORNEY GENERAL, AND TO WISH HER GOOD HEALTH AND MUCH HAPPINESS IN ALL OF HER FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 5167 -- Rep. Snow: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND CHARLIE THOMAS WALKER OF WILLIAMSBURG COUNTY FOR HIS MANY YEARS AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS AS A RADIO BROADCASTER IN SOUTH CAROLINA AND EXPRESS SINCERE APPRECIATION FOR HIS OUTSTANDING EFFORTS TO ENTERTAIN AND INFORM THE PEOPLE OF THIS STATE.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 5168 -- Reps. Martin, Cooper, Stille, Thompson, Townsend, White: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND PATRICIA ANN SPAKE FOR THE OUTSTANDING JOB SHE DOES PROMOTING CONSERVATION EFFORTS IN THIS STATE AND TO CONGRATULATE HER ON BEING NAMED THE 2001 SOUTH CAROLINA CONSERVATION DISTRICT EMPLOYEE OF THE YEAR.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5169 -- Reps. Limehouse and Tripp: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO URGE THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO PROMPTLY PASS COMPREHENSIVE TRANSPORTATION SECURITY LEGISLATION WHICH PROVIDES THE FEDERAL FRAMEWORK FOR RULES AND PROCEDURES DESIGNED TO ENHANCE SECURITY AT THE NATION'S PORTS, WATERFRONT INDUSTRIAL FACILITIES, AND OTHER TRANSPORTATION-RELATED FACILITIES.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 5170 -- Reps. White, Cooper, Martin, Stille, Thompson, Townsend: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION CONGRATULATING THE ANDERSON COUNTY SOIL AND WATER CONSERVATION DISTRICT ON RECEIVING THE "SOUTH CAROLINA CONSERVATION DISTRICT OF THE YEAR AWARD".
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 5171 -- Reps. White and Martin: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND MRS. NANCY MCCANNON OF ANDERSON COUNTY FOR HER OUTSTANDING WORK IN THE FIELD OF AGRIBUSINESS AND TO CONGRATULATE HER ON WINNING THE 2002 PIEDMONT REGION AGRIBUSINESS AWARD.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 5172 -- Rep. Coleman: A BILL TO AMEND ACT 191 OF 1991, RELATING TO THE FAIRFIELD COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT, SO AS TO REVISE THE AMOUNT OF ANNUAL SCHOOL BUDGET INCREASES WHICH DO NOT REQUIRE THE APPROVAL OF THE COUNTY COUNCIL, AND TO DELETE CERTAIN LANGUAGE RELATING TO THE NOTIFICATION OF AND SETTING OF THE SCHOOL MILLAGE.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Ratified

H. 5173 -- 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, 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 RECOGNIZING AND THANKING BEVERLY BRANDES, OF LEXINGTON COUNTY, FOR HER DEDICATION AND SERVICE TO THE IRMO-CHAPIN COMMUNITY.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5174 -- Reps. Sharpe, Witherspoon and Ott: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 50-1-30, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO CLASSIFICATIONS OF BIRDS, ANIMALS, AND FISH, SO AS TO ADD A CLASSIFICATION FOR SALTWATER GAME FISH AND PROVIDE THAT SPOTTED SEA TROUT (WINTER TROUT), CYNOSCION NEBULOSUS, RED DRUM (CHANNEL BASS), SCIAENOPS OCELLATUS, TARPON, MEGALOPS ATLANTICUS, AND ANY SPECIES OF BILLFISH OF THE FAMILY ISTIOPHORIDAE ARE SALTWATER GAME FISH; TO AMEND CHAPTER 9, TITLE 50 RELATING TO HUNTING, FISHING, AND TRAPPING LICENSES, BY ADDING SECTION 50-9-75 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IT IS UNLAWFUL TO PURCHASE, ACQUIRE, OR POSSESS A LICENSE, PERMIT, STAMP, REGISTRATION, OR TAG WHILE PRIVILEGES ALLOWED BY THE LICENSE, PERMIT, STAMP, REGISTRATION, OR TAG ARE SUSPENDED OR REVOKED, AND THAT IT IS UNLAWFUL TO PURCHASE A LICENSE, PERMIT, STAMP, REGISTRATION, OR TAG WITH A CHECK, DRAFT, OR OTHER WRITTEN INSTRUMENT ON A BANK, OR DEPOSITORY WHEN THE PERSON PRESENTING THE CHECK, DRAFT, OR OTHER WRITTEN INSTRUMENT DOES NOT HAVE AN ACCOUNT WITH, OR DOES NOT HAVE SUFFICIENT FUNDS ON DEPOSIT WITH THE BANK, OR DEPOSITORY TO PAY THE CHECK, AND TO PROVIDE FOR RESTITUTION AND PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS; TO AMEND SECTION 50-5-1700, RELATING TO TAKING OF SALTWATER GAME FISH AND IMPORTATION BY SEAFOOD DEALERS OF RED DRUM OR SPOTTED SEA TROUT, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT PROOF OF ORIGIN REQUIRED OF WHOLESALE OR RETAIN SEAFOOD DEALERS OR BUSINESSES IMPORTING RED DRUM OR SPOTTED SEA TROUT MUST BE AN ORIGINAL OR COPY OF A HARVEST DOCUMENT, TRIP TICKET, INVOICE, OR BILL OF SALE INDICATING WHERE THE FISH WERE TAKEN, AND THE NAME OF THE COMMERCIAL FISHERMAN WHO TOOK THE FISH; TO AMEND SECTION 50-5-1705, RELATING TO CERTAIN CATCH LIMITS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IT IS UNLAWFUL FOR A PERSON TO TAKE OR HAVE IN POSSESSION MORE THAN TEN SPOTTED SEA TROUT, TWO RED DRUM, ONE TARPON, OR TWENTY FLOUNDER, THAT IT IS UNLAWFUL TO GIG FOR SPOTTED TROUT OR RED DRUM FROM DECEMBER FIRST THROUGH THE LAST DAY OF FEBRUARY, THAT IT IS UNLAWFUL FOR A PERSON TO TAKE OR HAVE IN POSSESSION SPOTTED SEA TROUT OF LESS THAN THIRTEEN INCHES, FLOUNDER OF LESS THAN TWELVE INCHES, OR RED DRUM OF LESS THAN FIFTEEN INCHES, THAT CERTAIN FINFISH SPECIES MUST BE BROUGHT TO THE DOCK OR LANDED WITH THE HEAD AND TAIL FIN INTACT, AND THAT RETURNING A FISH OF UNLAWFUL SIZE IMMEDIATELY TO THE WATER DOES NOT CONSTITUTE A VIOLATION OF THIS SECTION; TO AMEND SECTION 50-5-1710, RELATING TO CERTAIN SIZE LIMITS, SO AS TO STRIKE CERTAIN PROVISIONS RELATING TO THE TAKING, POSSESSION, AND SALE OF SPOTTED SEA TROUT, FLOUNDER, AND RED DRUM, TO PROVIDE THAT IT IS UNLAWFUL TO TAKE, POSSESS, LAND, SELL, OR PURCHASE CERTAIN SPECIES OF FISH INDIGENOUS TO THE WATERS OF THE ATLANTIC OCEAN ADJACENT TO THIS STATE, AND TO PROVIDE FOR WHEN A WHOLESALE OR RETAIL SEAFOOD DEALER OR OTHER BUSINESS MAY IMPORT UNDERSIZED FISH; TO AMEND SECTION 50-9-710, RELATING TO CERTAIN CHILDREN, PRIVATE PONDS, AND PAY-TO-FISH BUSINESSES, SO AS TO STRIKE CERTAIN PROVISIONS RELATING TO COMMERCIAL FISHING LAKE OPERATORS AND PAY-TO-FISH COMMERCIAL BUSINESS LICENSES AND PROVIDE COMMERCIAL FISHING LAKES AND PAY-TO-FISH COMMERCIAL BUSINESSES HAVING AQUACULTURE PERMITS OR REGISTRATION ARE EXEMPT FROM THE REQUIREMENT TO PURCHASE ANNUAL LICENSES; TO AMEND SECTION 50-13-280, RELATING TO LIMITS ON POSSESSION OF GAME FISH, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT CERTAIN AQUACULTURE PRODUCED FISH DO NOT APPLY; TO AMEND SECTION 50-13-1130, RELATING TO A COMMERCIAL FRESHWATER FISHING LICENSE BEING REQUIRED WHEN TAKING CATFISH FOR SALE FROM PUBLIC WATERS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A COMMERCIAL FRESHWATER FISHING LICENSE IS REQUIRED WHEN TAKING CERTAIN FRESHWATER NONGAME FISH FOR SALE FROM PUBLIC WATERS, TO PROVIDE FOR CERTAIN REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION, AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES; TO AMEND SECTION 50-13-1610, RELATING TO THE UNLAWFUL SALE OR TRAFFIC IN CERTAIN GAME FISH, SO AS TO REVISE THE PENALTIES; TO RENAME AND AMEND ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 18, TITLE 50 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO AQUACULTURE, SO AS TO ENACT "THE AQUACULTURE ENABLING ACT OF 2002", INCLUDING PROVISIONS; TO AMEND SECTION 50-18-10, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS USED IN THIS CHAPTER, SO AS TO PROVIDE CERTAIN DEFINITIONS RELATING TO AQUACULTURE AND REGULATION OF AQUACULTURE BUSINESS; TO AMEND SECTION 50-18-20, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PRODUCTION AND SALE OF HYBRIDS AND CERTAIN CERTIFICATES OF PERMISSION AND PERMITS, SO AS TO REWRITE THE SECTION AND PROVIDE THAT, WITH THE EXCEPTION OF SALTWATER MOLLUSCAN SHELLFISH, THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES HAS JURISDICTION TO REGULATE AND CONTROL AQUACULTURE IN THIS STATE AND IS AUTHORIZED TO CONDUCT RESEARCH, SURVEYS, AND INVESTIGATIONS TO PROVIDE FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF AQUACULTURE AND AQUATIC STOCK ENHANCEMENT IN THIS STATE; TO AMEND SECTION 50-18-30, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DOCUMENTATION REQUIRED FOR THE TRANSFER OF HYBRIDS, SO AS TO REWRITE THE SECTION AND PROVIDE THAT CERTAIN OUT-OF-STATE AQUACULTURISTS, COMMON CARRIERS WHO DELIVER PRODUCTS IN THIS STATE, AND OTHER PERSONS BUYING, RECEIVING, OR SELLING OUT-OF-STATE AQUACULTURE PRODUCTS IN THIS STATE MUST COMPLY WITH THE REGISTRATION, PERMITTING, LICENSING, AND DOCUMENTATION REQUIREMENTS OF THIS CHAPTER; TO AMEND SECTION 50-18-40, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DESTRUCTION OF NONCERTIFIED STRIPED BASS, SO AS TO REWRITE THE SECTION AND PROVIDE THAT IT IS UNLAWFUL FOR ANY PERSON TO ENGAGE IN AQUACULTURE FOR A COMMERCIAL PURPOSE EXCEPT AS PROVIDED IN TITLE 50 OF THE 1976 CODE; TO AMEND SECTION 50-18-50, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO ACQUISITION AND PRODUCTION OF BROOD STOCK, SO AS TO REWRITE THE SECTION AND PROVIDE FOR CERTAIN AQUACULTURE PERMITS AND REGISTRATION REQUIRED BEFORE ENGAGING IN CERTAIN AQUACULTURE ACTIVITIES, AND TO PROVIDE FOR EXCEPTIONS TO THE PERMIT AND REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS; TO AMEND SECTION 50-18-60, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO INVOICES REQUIRED FOR THE SALE OF FINGERLINGS, SO AS TO REWRITE THE SECTION AND PROVIDE FOR AQUACULTURE PERMIT FEES AND FOR THE USE OF REVENUE; TO PROVIDE FOR CERTAIN PREREQUISITES FOR ENGAGING IN NONINDIGENOUS SPECIES AQUACULTURE; TO AMEND SECTION 50-18-70, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO CERTAIN INVOICES OR NOTICES REQUIRED FOR SHIPMENTS OF HYBRIDS, LIVE FISH, OR EGGS, SO AS TO REWRITE THE SECTION AND PRESCRIBE CERTAIN PREREQUISITES FOR NONINDIGENOUS SPECIES AQUACULTURE; TO AMEND SECTION 50-18-80, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DECALS REQUIRED FOR CERTAIN VEHICLES, BOATS, AND TRANSPORTATION DEVICES, SO AS TO REWRITE THE SECTION AND PROVIDE FOR CERTAIN POWERS AND DUTIES RELATING TO AQUACULTURE INSPECTIONS BY THE DEPARTMENT; TO AMEND SECTION 50-18-90, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO INVOICES REQUIRED FOR TRANSFERS OF CERTAIN AQUACULTURE SPECIES, FEED AND SUPPLIES, AND NOTIFICATION OF DIE-OFFS, SO AS TO REWRITE THE SECTION AND PROVIDE FOR WHOLESALE AQUACULTURE LICENSES; TO AMEND SECTION 50-18-100, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO CERTAIN LABELING REQUIREMENTS, SO AS TO REWRITE THE SECTION AND PROVIDE FOR AQUACULTURED GAME FISH RETAIL LICENSES; TO AMEND SECTION 50-18-110, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO MISUSE OF CERTAIN INSTRUMENTS REQUIRED BY CHAPTER 18, TITLE 50 OF THE 1976 CODE, SO AS TO REWRITE THE SECTION AND PROVIDE FOR CERTAIN DOCUMENTATION AND REPORTS REQUIRED FOR AQUACULTURE PRODUCT TRANSFERS; TO AMEND SECTION 50-18-120, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO INVOICES REQUIRED FOR TRANSFER OF HYBRIDS AND INSPECTION OF CERTAIN FACILITIES, SO AS TO REWRITE THE SECTION AND PROVIDE THAT IT IS UNLAWFUL TO RELEASE AQUACULTURED SPECIES IN THE WATERS OF THIS STATE WITHOUT A PERMIT ISSUED BY THE DEPARTMENT AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE AUTHORITY OF THE DEPARTMENT TO ISSUE A PERMIT FOR THE RELEASE OF AQUACULTURED SPECIES; TO AMEND SECTION 50-18-130, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO AQUACULTURE SPECIES BEING DESIGNATED AS "FARM RAISED", SO AS TO REWRITE THE SECTION AND PROVIDE FOR THE ACQUISITION OF AQUACULTURE BROOD STOCK FROM STATE WATERS; TO AMEND SECTION 50-18-140, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO CERTAIN INVOICES AND LABELS REQUIRED FOR THE SALE OF HYBRIDS FOR AQUACULTURE, SO AS TO REWRITE THE SECTION AND PROHIBIT THE MISUSE OF AN INSTRUMENT REQUIRED BY THIS CHAPTER TO DEFRAUD A PERSON OR THE DEPARTMENT; TO AMEND SECTION 50-18-150, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PERMITS, NOTICES, INVOICES, AND INSPECTIONS WHEN SHIPPING HYBRIDS INTO THE STATE, SO AS TO REWRITE THE SECTION AND PROVIDE THAT IT IS UNLAWFUL TO TAMPER WITH, DAMAGE, VANDALIZE, POISON, OR STEAL THE PRODUCTS OR FACILITIES UTILIZED IN AQUACULTURE OR AQUACULTURE BUSINESSES OF A PERSON PERMITTED, REGISTERED, OR LICENSED UNDER THIS CHAPTER; TO AMEND SECTION 50-18-160, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO INVOICES, BILLS OF LADING, INSPECTIONS, AND LABELS REQUIRED WHEN TRANSPORTING HYBRIDS, SO AS TO REWRITE THE SECTION AND PROVIDE FOR MAGISTRATE'S COURT JURISDICTION AND PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS OF THIS CHAPTER; TO AMEND SECTION 50-18-170, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE PROHIBITION OF LABELS UNATTACHED TO PRODUCT, SO AS TO REWRITE THE SECTION AND PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT MAY BRING A CIVIL ACTION TO PREVENT DAMAGE TO OR TO RESTORE NATURAL RESOURCES FOR ANY LOSS CAUSED BY A PERSON REQUIRED TO BE LICENSED, REGISTERED, OR PERMITTED PURSUANT TO THIS CHAPTER; AND TO REPEAL ARTICLE 21 OF CHAPTER 5, TITLE 50, AND SECTIONS 50-13-120, 50-13-350, 50-13-510, 50-13-1620, 50-13-1640, 50-13-1650, 50-13-1670, 50-13-1680, 50-13-1690, 50-13-1700, 50-13-1710, 50-13-1720, 50-13-1730, 50-13-1740, 50-13-1750, AND 50-13-1760 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 5175 -- Rep. J. Brown: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND MR. PAUL WADE FOR HIS MANY YEARS OF DEDICATED SERVICE TO HIS COUNTRY, STATE, AND COMMUNITY AND TO RECOGNIZE HIM AS ONE OF SOUTH CAROLINA'S MOST OUTSTANDING CITIZENS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5176 -- Rep. W.D. Smith: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND THE OVERWHELMING GENEROSITY OF THE MEMBERS OF THE EPISCOPAL CHURCH OF THE ADVENT IN SPARTANBURG WHO TRAVELED TO NEW YORK CITY AND DEDICATED THEIR TIME AND RESOURCES AT ST. PAUL'S CHAPEL AT GROUND ZERO TO HELP THE RESCUE WORKERS AFTER THE SEPTEMBER 11 ATTACKS ON THE WORLD TRADE CENTER.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 5177 -- Rep. Sinclair: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE YOUNG ORATOR, WORDSMITH, AND STORYTELLER, RIXON LANE OF WOODRUFF, FOR HIS FIRST PLACE FINISH AT THE NATIONAL STORYTELLING YOUTH OLYMPICS IN CALIFORNIA IN APRIL AND TO WISH HIM MUCH SUCCESS IN HIS FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 5178 -- Reps. Neilson, Whipper, Dantzler, Delleney, Freeman, Hinson, Leach, Lee, Littlejohn, Lucas and Merrill: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 56-5-3890 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A DRIVER OF CERTAIN VEHICLES WHO CONTRIBUTES TO AN ACCIDENT WHICH MUST BE REPORTED TO THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION SUCCESSFULLY MUST COMPLETE A COMMERCIAL MOTOR VEHICLE DRIVER RETRAINING COURSE APPROVED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY WITHIN NINETY DAYS OF THE ACCIDENT, AND TO PROVIDE A PENALTY FOR FAILURE TO COMPLETE THE COURSE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 5179 -- Reps. J.E. Smith, Stuart, Bingham and Harvin: 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 92 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE ISSUANCE OF "SHARE THE ROAD" SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 5180 -- Rep. J.H. Neal: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE DR. ARTHUR A. FLETCHER FOR A LIFETIME OF ACHIEVEMENT ON BEHALF OF THE AFRICAN AMERICAN COMMUNITY AND THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5181 -- Reps. J. Young and Weeks: A BILL TO RENAME SUMTER LANDING/PACK'S MARINA IN SUMTER COUNTY ON LAKE MARION AS PACK'S LANDING.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Other proceedings
Ratified

H. 5182 -- Reps. Limehouse, Cotty, Altman, Campsen, Coates, Coleman, Cooper, Dantzler, Davenport, Freeman, Frye, Hamilton, Harrell, Harrison, Haskins, Hinson, Hosey, Jennings, Kennedy, Law, Lourie, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Meacham-Richardson, Merrill, Neilson, Owens, Phillips, Rivers, Simrill, F.N. Smith, W.D. Smith, Talley, Thompson, Trotter, Vaughn, Wilkins and A. Young: 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 THURSDAY BEFORE THE LAST MONDAY IN MAY IN ORDER TO REMIND AMERICANS OF MEMORIAL DAY.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings

H. 5183 -- Rep. Harvin: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO HONOR THE 2002 PALMETTO FELLOWS SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS FOR THEIR OUTSTANDING HIGH SCHOOL ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENTS AND TO ENCOURAGE THEM TO PURSUE EXCELLENCE IN FUTURE SCHOLASTIC ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5184 -- Rep. Harvin: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE SINCERE SORROW OF THE MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES UPON THE DEATH OF KINSEY BLACK JONES OF COLUMBIA ON FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 2001, AND TO EXTEND DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO HER FAMILY AND MANY FRIENDS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5185 -- Rep. Harvin: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS DEEPEST SYMPATHIES TO THE FAMILY AND MANY FRIENDS OF THE LATE HASKELL FRIERSON, SR., OF CLARENDON COUNTY, UPON HIS PASSING.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 5186 -- Reps. Harvin and Sharpe: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 27, TITLE 48, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO REGISTERED FORESTERS, SO AS TO REVISE THE CHAPTER BY DELETING LICENSING PROVISIONS FOR LICENSED FORESTERS AND TO PROVIDE FOR QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED TO BE CERTIFIED AS A FORESTER OR FORESTRY TECHNICIAN, AND TO PROVIDE FOR CERTIFICATION AND RENEWAL OF CERTIFICATION OF FORESTERS AND FORESTRY TECHNICIANS BY THE STATE BOARD OF FORESTRY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 5187 -- Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL, RELATING TO VITAL STATISTICS, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 2719, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings

H. 5188 -- Rep. Askins: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION CONGRATULATING THE LAKE CITY HIGH SCHOOL WRESTLING TEAM OF FLORENCE COUNTY ON WINNING THE 2002 SOUTH CAROLINA WRESTLING COACHES ASSOCIATION INDIVIDUAL TOURNAMENT STATE CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 5189 -- Rep. Askins: A HOUSE RESOLUTION EXTENDING THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE LAKE CITY HIGH SCHOOL WRESTLING TEAM OF FLORENCE COUNTY AND THE TEAM'S COACHES, ON A DATE AS DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF BEING RECOGNIZED AND HONORED FOR CERTAIN ACCOMPLISHMENTS DURING THE 2002 WRESTLING SEASON.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5190 -- Rep. Barfield: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO PROVIDE THAT JANUARY 3, 2002, MISSED BY THE STUDENTS IN THE HORRY COUNTY SCHOOL SYSTEM WHEN SCHOOLS WERE CLOSED DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER CONDITIONS, IF APPROVED BY THE GOVERNING BOARD OF THE SCHOOL SYSTEM, IS EXEMPT FROM THE MAKE-UP REQUIREMENT OF THE DEFINED MINIMUM PLAN THAT FULL SCHOOL DAYS MISSED DUE TO EXTREME WEATHER OR OTHER CIRCUMSTANCES BE MADE UP.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Ratified

H. 5191 -- Rep. Hayes: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO PROVIDE FOR THE LEVY OF SCHOOL TAX MILLAGE FOR SPECIFIED PURPOSES IN DILLON COUNTY FOR THE FISCAL YEAR BEGINNING JULY 1, 2002, AND ENDING JUNE 30, 2003.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Ratified

H. 5192 -- Reps. Cato, Allen, Allison, Altman, Askins, Bales, Barfield, Barrett, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Breeland, G. Brown, J. 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, 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, 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 YMCA OF GREENVILLE FOR ITS PROGRAMS AND PRINCIPLES THAT TOUCH THE LIVES OF SO MANY IN ITS COMMUNITY AND TO PROUDLY RECOGNIZE THE NEWEST MEMBER OF THE GREENVILLE YMCAS -- THE GEORGE I. THEISEN NORTH GREENVILLE BRANCH YMCA.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 5193 -- Reps. Harvin, Kennedy and Snow: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO HONOR AND TO EXPRESS SINCERE GRATITUDE TO DR. JOHN F. CLARK III OF COLUMBIA FOR HIS UNTIRING, DEDICATED, AND ENTHUSIASTIC SERVICE AS A TRUSTEE FOR THE COLLEGE OF CHARLESTON.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 5194 -- Reps. Townsend, Barrett, Sharpe and Martin: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY AND THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION HONOR THE MOTOR VEHICLE MAXIMUM LENGTH LIMITATIONS PERMITTED BY THE STATES OF NORTH CAROLINA AND GEORGIA, RESPECTIVELY, UPON MOTOR VEHICLES THAT DISPLAY FARM TRUCK LICENSE PLATES FROM THOSE STATES.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 5195 -- Reps. Sinclair, Allison, Davenport, Lee, Littlejohn, W.D. Smith, Talley and Walker: A BILL TO AMEND ACT 769 OF 1973, RELATING TO THE CREATION OF THE REIDVILLE AREA FIRE DISTRICT IN SPARTANBURG COUNTY, SO AS TO ADD TWO ADDITIONAL MEMBERS TO THE BOARD OF FIRE CONTROL AND STAGGER THEIR TERMS.
Introduced
Other proceedings
Committed

H. 5196 -- Reps. Klauber, Carnell and Parks: A BILL TO AUTHORIZE THE GOVERNING BODY OF GREENWOOD COUNTY TO CONVERT A SUBDISTRICT CREATED UNDER THE PROVISIONS OF ACT 441 OF 1959, WHICH CREATED THE GREENWOOD METROPOLITAN DISTRICT, TO A SPECIAL TAX DISTRICT, TRANSFER ALL ASSETS AND LIABILITIES OF A SUBDISTRICT TO THE SPECIAL TAX DISTRICT, DISSOLVE THE TAX DISTRICT AT THE REQUEST OF ITS COMMISSIONERS, AND REFUND CERTAIN EXCESS AMOUNTS OF MONIES TO THE TAXPAYERS WHO OWN PROPERTY IN THE DISTRICT.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Ratified

H. 5197 -- Rep. Limehouse: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO STRONGLY ENCOURAGE JOHNSON & WALES UNIVERSITY TO RETAIN ITS CAMPUS IN CHARLESTON, SOUTH CAROLINA.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 5198 -- Rep. Huggins: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE 2002 DUTCH FORK HIGH SCHOOL SAT TEAM, THE TEAM COACHES, AND OTHER SCHOOL OFFICIALS AT A TIME AND DATE TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF RECOGNIZING AND CONGRATULATING THE TEAM ON WINNING THE 2002 CLASS AAAA SAT COMPETITION.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5199 -- Rep. Huggins: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE CHAPIN HIGH SCHOOL SAT TEAM-2002, THE TEAM COACHES, AND OTHER SCHOOL OFFICIALS AT A TIME AND DATE TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF RECOGNIZING AND CONGRATULATING THE TEAM ON WINNING THE 2002 CLASS AA SAT STATE CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5200 -- Rep. Huggins: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE DUTCH FORK HIGH SCHOOL CHEERLEADING TEAM OF LEXINGTON AND RICHLAND COUNTIES, THE TEAM COACHES, AND OTHER SCHOOL OFFICIALS AT A TIME AND DATE TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF RECOGNIZING AND CONGRATULATING THE TEAM ON WINNING ITS THIRD STRAIGHT AAAA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5201 -- Reps. Riser, Bingham, Frye, Huggins, Koon and Stuart: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE REPRESENTATIVE JAKE KNOTTS ON RECENTLY BEING ELECTED TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA SENATE AND TO COMMEND HIM FOR ALL THE WORK HE DID WHILE A MEMBER OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO SERVE THE PEOPLE OF HIS DISTRICT AND TO MAKE THE PALMETTO STATE A BETTER PLACE FOR ALL.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 5202 -- Reps. Miller, Snow, Kelley, Barfield, Harvin and Kennedy: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO CREATE A COMMITTEE COMPOSED OF APPOINTEES MADE BY THE LEGISLATIVE DELEGATIONS REPRESENTING HORRY, GEORGETOWN, AND WILLIAMSBURG COUNTIES TO STUDY THE ISSUES ASSOCIATED WITH THE DELIVERY OF WATER AND SEWER SERVICES TO THE USERS IN THESE THREE COUNTIES WITH THE FOCUS OF THE STUDY BEING ON THE FEASIBILITY OF ESTABLISHING A THREE-COUNTY REGIONAL WATER AND SEWER AUTHORITY.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Non-Concurrence
Conference Committee
Report of Conference Committee
Enrolled
Message to Senate
Message to Senate
Message from Senate
Message from Senate
Ratified

H. 5203 -- Rep. J. Brown: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND SOUTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS EMPLOYEE STERLING JORDAN OF COLUMBIA FOR HIS LEADERSHIP AND DEDICATION TO HIS POSITION AS A CORRECTIONAL OFFICER.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 5204 -- Reps. Rivers, Bowers, Gilham, Lloyd and Rodgers: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO PUBLICLY RECOGNIZE AND THANK MR. HARRY S. (JU JU) HUTSON, JR., OF HARDEEVILLE FOR HIS LEADERSHIP IN AND SERVICE TO HIS COMMUNITY, COUNTY, AND STATE OVER A PERIOD OF MANY YEARS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 5205 -- Rep. Phillips: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO FIX WEDNESDAY, MAY 29, 2002, IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING THE ELECTION OF JUDGES, 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 A PERSON TO FILL THE AT-LARGE SEAT ON THE WINTHROP UNIVERSITY BOARD OF TRUSTEES, AND TO ESTABLISH A PROCEDURE REGARDING NOMINATIONS AND NOMINATING AND SECONDING SPEECHES FOR THE CANDIDATES FOR THESE OFFICES DURING THE JOINT SESSION.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 5206 -- Rep. Bowers: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO MEMORIALIZE THE GOVERNOR AND APPROPRIATE OFFICIALS OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA AND THE SECRETARY AND APPROPRIATE OFFICIALS OF THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY TO MEET AND PROVIDE THE PEOPLE OF SOUTH CAROLINA WITH AN ENFORCEABLE AGREEMENT THAT GUARANTEES THAT SOUTH CAROLINA WILL NOT BECOME THE NATION'S LONG-TERM STORAGE AREA FOR PLUTONIUM AND THAT ALL PLUTONIUM SHIPPED INTO THIS STATE BY OR UNDER THE AUSPICES OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY WILL BE SAFELY CONVERTED INTO MIXED OXIDE FUEL OR REMOVED FROM THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA IN A TIMELY MANNER.
Introduced and Committed

H. 5207 -- Reps. Kennedy, Snow and Harvin: A BILL TO PROVIDE THAT THE TERMS OF THE TWO MEMBERS OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE WILLIAMSBURG COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT ELECTED AT LARGE SHALL EXPIRE ON THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS ACT AT WHICH TIME THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE BOARD SHALL CONSIST OF THE SEVEN MEMBERS ELECTED FROM THE SAME ELECTION DISTRICTS AS ARE MEMBERS OF THE GOVERNING BODY OF WILLIAMSBURG COUNTY.
Introduced and Committed
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recalled
Ratified

H. 5208 -- Rep. J. Brown: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND AND CONGRATULATE ROBERT R. RANDLE, JR., OF COLUMBIA FOR HIS LIFE LONG DEDICATION TO GREENVIEW PARK AND HIS SERVICE AND COMMITMENT TO THE CITIZENS OF COLUMBIA AND THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 5209 -- Reps. J.R. Smith, Clyburn, Perry, Sharpe and D.C. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND ACT 588 OF 1986, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE ESTABLISHMENT OF SINGLE MEMBER ELECTION DISTRICTS FOR THE SCHOOL BOARD OF AIKEN COUNTY, SO AS TO REAPPORTION THE DISTRICTS, DELETE PREVIOUS APPORTIONMENT AND REAPPORTIONMENT PLANS, AND EXTEND THE DATE FOR FILING NOMINATING PETITIONS FOR ELECTIONS CONDUCTED FOR SCHOOL BOARD MEMBERS IN 2002.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Ratified

H. 5210 -- Reps. Govan, Allen, Bales, Breeland, G. Brown, Delleney, Freeman, Gourdine, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hosey, Lee, Lloyd, Mack, McCraw, Moody-Lawrence, Neilson, Parks, Phillips, Scott and Stille: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 5, TITLE 37, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO REMEDIES AND PENALTIES IN CONNECTION WITH THE CONSUMER PROTECTION CODE, BY ADDING PART 4 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR FAIR AND RESPECTFUL CONSUMER CREDIT REPORTING, ESTABLISH PROCEDURES FOR CORRECTING INACCURATE OR INCOMPLETE REPORT INFORMATION, AND PROVIDE FOR CIVIL PENALTIES FOR NEGLIGENT AND WILFUL VIOLATIONS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 5211 -- 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, 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 RECOGNIZE THE CONTRIBUTIONS AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS OF OUR STATE'S CHARTER SCHOOLS AND TO PROCLAIM THE WEEK OF APRIL 29 - MAY 3, 2002, AS "SOUTH CAROLINA CHARTER SCHOOLS WEEK" IN SOUTH CAROLINA.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5212 -- Reps. Sharpe, Witherspoon and Rhoad: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO PROHIBIT POULTRY FROM STATES HAVING FLOCKS THAT HAVE TESTED POSITIVE FOR AVIAN INFLUENZA FROM ENTRY INTO THIS STATE UNTIL THIRTY DAYS AFTER DEPOPULATION, CLEANING, AND DISINFECTION OF THE FINAL CONFIRMED AVIAN INFLUENZA PREMISES IN THE POSITIVE STATE, AND TO PROVIDE THAT POULTRY PARTICIPATING IN EXHIBITIONS CONDUCTED IN A POSITIVE STATE AFTER MARCH 1, 2002, MUST TEST NEGATIVE FOR AVIAN INFLUENZA PRIOR TO PARTICIPATION IN A SOUTH CAROLINA EXHIBITION.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Other proceedings
Ratified

H. 5213 -- Reps. Kelley, Barfield, Edge, Keegan, Snow and Witherspoon: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND AND HONOR DANIEL H. ISAAC, SR., OF MYRTLE BEACH FOR HIS SERVICE TO THE YOUTH OF HIS COMMUNITY AND STATE AS A BASEBALL COACH, UMPIRE, AND SPORTS OFFICIAL.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 5214 -- Rep. Lucas: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND CONGRATULATE MR. AND MRS. LESLIE P. BYRD, JR., OF DARLINGTON COUNTY ON THE JOYOUS OCCASION OF THEIR FIFTIETH WEDDING ANNIVERSARY AND TO EXPRESS BEST WISHES TO THE BYRDS FOR MANY MORE YEARS OF HAPPINESS TOGETHER.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5215 -- Reps. Taylor and Wilder: A BILL TO AMEND ACT 779 OF 1988, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO LAURENS COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICTS 55 AND 56, SO AS TO REVISE AND REDEFINE THE SINGLE-MEMBER DISTRICTS FROM WHICH TRUSTEES ARE ELECTED; DESIGNATE MAP NUMBERS ON WHICH THESE DISTRICTS ARE DELINEATED; TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS; AND TO DELETE ARCHAIC PROVISIONS.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Point of Order
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Ratified

H. 5216 -- Reps. Kirsh, Meacham-Richardson, McCraw, Delleney and Simrill: A BILL TO ESTABLISH AND REAPPORTION ELECTION DISTRICTS IN WHICH FIVE OF THE SEVEN TRUSTEES OF THE CLOVER SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 2 OF YORK COUNTY ARE REQUIRED TO RESIDE AND PROVIDE A SCHEDULE FOR THE ELECTION OF TRUSTEES.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Other proceedings
Ratified

H. 5217 -- Reps. Cobb-Hunter, Owens and A. Young: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO DIRECT THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE TO STUDY THE VIABILITY OF ESTABLISHING AN INLAND INTERMODAL PORT IN THE VICINITY OF INTERSTATES 95 AND 26 AND TO REPORT ITS FINDINGS TO THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY ON JANUARY 14, 2003.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Other proceedings

H. 5218 -- Reps. Freeman, Jennings, Lucas and Neilson: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND AND CONGRATULATE GAIL B. INGRAM OF CHERAW HIGH SCHOOL FOR BEING SELECTED AS THE NATIONAL HISTORY DAY TEACHER OF THE YEAR FOR 2001-2002 AND TO WISH HER GOOD HEALTH AND HAPPINESS IN HER FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 5219 -- Rep. Meacham-Richardson: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION CONGRATULATING FORT MILL AND ITS TOWN CITIZENS ON THEIR TWENTIETH ANNUAL FEST-I-FUN SPRING CELEBRATION, TO COMMEND THEM ON CREATING A COMMUNITY SPIRITED, FUN-FILLED EVENT FOR ALL AGES, AND TO WISH THEM A SUCCESSFUL 2002 FESTIVAL.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 5220 -- Rep. Hosey: A HOUSE RESOLUTION EXTENDING THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE JEFFERSON DAVIS ACADEMY "LADY RAIDERS" GIRLS BASKETBALL TEAM, HEAD COACH ROBYNE JOYNER, AND OTHER SCHOOL OFFICIALS, ON A DATE AND AT A TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF BEING RECOGNIZED AND CONGRATULATED ON WINNING THE 2002 SCISA CLASS A STATE CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5221 -- Rep. Talley: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO PROCLAIM THE MONTHS OF MAY AND JUNE AS "RELAY FOR LIFE MONTHS" THROUGHOUT THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA IN THE FIGHT AGAINST CANCER, TO URGE CITIZENS TO PARTICIPATE IN THE RELAY EVENTS HELD IN THEIR COMMUNITY, AND TO RECOGNIZE THE SPARTANBURG CHAPTER OF THE AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY FOR THE EVENT IT WILL HOLD ON MAY 10-11, 2002, AT DORMAN HIGH SCHOOL TO JOIN THIS FIGHT.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5222 -- Rep. Hosey: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION EXPRESSING THE CONGRATULATIONS OF THE MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA TO THE JEFFERSON DAVIS ACADEMY "LADY RAIDERS" GIRLS BASKETBALL TEAM AND HEAD COACH ROBYNE JOYNER ON WINNING THE 2002 SCISA CLASS A STATE CHAMPIONSHIP AND PROUDLY RECOGNIZE THAT THIS IS THE "LADY RAIDERS" FOURTH STRAIGHT STATE TITLE IN A ROW.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 5223 -- Reps. Govan, Moody-Lawrence, Scott, Hosey, Kennedy, Clyburn, Lloyd, Chellis, Whipper, Sharpe, Meacham-Richardson, Jennings, Allen, Allison, Bales, Bingham, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, Cato, Coleman, Emory, Freeman, Frye, Gourdine, Hamilton, Harrell, Harvin, Hayes, Leach, Lourie, Mack, McCraw, McLeod, Miller, J.M. Neal, Phillips, J.E. Smith, Snow, Stille, Stuart and Weeks: A JOINT RESOLUTION PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO SECTION 1, ARTICLE XVII OF THE CONSTITUTION OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1895, RELATING TO THE REQUIREMENT THAT A PERSON ELECTED OR APPOINTED TO ANY OFFICE IN THIS STATE MUST POSSESS THE QUALIFICATIONS OF AN ELECTOR, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THESE PROVISIONS DO NOT APPLY TO MEMBERS OF THE GOVERNING BODY OF ANY PUBLIC INSTITUTION OF HIGHER LEARNING OF THIS STATE, TO PROVIDE THAT THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY BY LAW MAY PROVIDE FOR LIMITATIONS ON THE NUMBER OF THESE NONRESIDENT PERSONS WHO MAY SERVE ON ANY PARTICULAR GOVERNING BODY, AND TO DELETE ARCHAIC LANGUAGE OF THE SECTION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 5224 -- Reps. Rutherford, Howard, J. Brown, Bales, Cotty, Harrison, Lourie, J.H. Neal, Quinn, Scott and J.E. Smith: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND RICHLAND SCHOOL DISTRICT ONE ON ITS THIRTY YEARS OF PARTICIPATION IN THE HIGHLY ACCLAIMED "READING IS FUNDAMENTAL" PROGRAM AND TO EXTEND BEST WISHES FOR MUCH SUCCESS IN THE DISTRICT'S CONTINUED PARTNERSHIP WITH THIS OUTSTANDING PROGRAM.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 5225 -- Rep. Allen: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION NAME THE AUGUSTA ROAD BRIDGE THAT CROSSES INTERSTATE HIGHWAY 85 IN GREENVILLE COUNTY IN HONOR OF THE LATE MR. OTIS M. DAVIS, SR., AND INSTALL APPROPRIATE MARKERS OR SIGNS CONTAINING THE WORDS "OTIS C. DAVIS, SR. MEMORIAL BRIDGE".
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 5226 -- Rep. Huggins: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE THE NAVY JUNIOR ROTC PROGRAM OF CHAPIN HIGH SCHOOL IN LEXINGTON COUNTY FOR BEING NAMED THE NO. 1 NAVY JUNIOR ROTC PROGRAM IN THE SOUTHEAST AND TO WISH THEM WELL IN THE UPCOMING NATIONAL COMPETITION.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5227 -- Reps. J.R. Smith, Sharpe and D.C. Smith: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND AND CONGRATULATE SILVER BLUFF HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL COACH AL LOWN FOR BACK-TO-BACK UNDEFEATED STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS IN 2000 AND 2001 AND FOR BEING NAMED THE COACH OF THE YEAR BY THE SOUTH CAROLINA ATHLETIC COACHES ASSOCIATION.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5228 -- Reps. Talley, Sinclair and Lee: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND AND CONGRATULATE RYAN SIMS OF SPARTANBURG FOR BEING DRAFTED NUMBER SIX BY THE KANSAS CITY CHIEFS IN THE RECENT NFL DRAFT, AND TO WISH HIM MUCH SUCCESS AND HAPPINESS IN HIS FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5229 -- Rep. Delleney: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND MS. NANCY G. McKEOWN OF CHESTER COUNTY FOR HER MANY YEARS OF DEDICATED AND UNSELFISH PUBLIC SERVICE IN THE CHESTER COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES, AND TO WISH HER GOOD HEALTH AND MUCH HAPPINESS UPON HER RETIREMENT.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5230 -- Reps. Scarborough and Altman: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION CONGRATULATING JAMES ISLAND CHRISTIAN SCHOOL OF CHARLESTON COUNTY ON WINNING THE SOUTH CAROLINA ENVIROTHON COMPETITION ON APRIL 26, 2002, IN COLUMBIA.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 5231 -- Rep. Huggins: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE MEMBERS OF THE CHAPIN HIGH SCHOOL NAVY JUNIOR ROTC PROGRAM, THEIR DIRECTORS AND SCHOOL OFFICIALS AT A DATE AND TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER TO CONGRATULATE THEM ON THEIR BEING NAMED THE NO. 1 NAVY JUNIOR ROTC PROGRAM IN THE SOUTHEAST AND TO WISH THEM WELL IN THE UPCOMING NATIONAL COMPETITION.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5232 -- Rep. Lourie: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO RICHLAND NORTHEAST HIGH SCHOOL'S MODEL UNITED NATIONS CLUB AND THE CLUB'S SPONSOR-ADVISER, MS. LYNN WASHINGTON, AT A TIME AND ON A DATE AS DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF BEING RECOGNIZED AND CONGRATULATED FOR WINNING A THIRTEENTH CONSECUTIVE FIRST-PLACE AWARD AT THE NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL MODEL UNITED NATIONS CONFERENCE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5233 -- Rep. Lourie: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE THE RICHLAND NORTHEAST HIGH SCHOOL'S MODEL UNITED NATIONS CLUB AND THE CLUB'S SPONSOR-ADVISER, MS. LYNN WASHINGTON, ON WINNING A THIRTEENTH CONSECUTIVE FIRST-PLACE AWARD AT THE NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL MODEL UNITED NATIONS CONFERENCE.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 5234 -- Rep. Battle: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND HEAD COACH FRED SENTER OF MULLINS HIGH SCHOOL FOR HIS EXTRAORDINARY CAREER AS BOTH A COACH AND AN EDUCATOR AND TO CONGRATULATE HIM ON BEING INDUCTED INTO SOUTH CAROLINA ATHLETIC COACHES ASSOCIATION HALL OF FAME.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 5235 -- Rep. Sandifer: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND THANK COMMISSIONER JAMES M. "MIKE" MCMICHAEL OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA RESIDENTIAL BUILDERS COMMISSION FOR HIS LEADERSHIP AND DEDICATED SERVICE TO THE HOME BUILDING INDUSTRY OF SOUTH CAROLINA AND TO WISH HIM WELL AS HE LEAVES THE STATE.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 5236 -- 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, 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, 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 EXTEND SINCERE CONGRATULATIONS AND BEST WISHES OF THE MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA TO THE BELOVED MRS. ANNIE B. DAVIS OF RICHLAND COUNTY ON THE OCCASION OF HER SIXTY-FIFTH BIRTHDAY.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 5237 -- Reps. Freeman, Lucas, Jennings and Neilson: A BILL TO AMEND ACT 1010 OF 1968, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE LOCAL EDUCATION ADVISORY COUNCILS IN THE CHESTERFIELD COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT SO AS TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THE MANNER IN WHICH THE MEMBERSHIP OF CERTAIN OF THE ADVISORY COUNCILS ARE DETERMINED.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Other proceedings
Ratified

H. 5238 -- Rep. Hayes: A BILL TO PROVIDE THAT BEGINNING WITH FISCAL YEAR 2002-2003, THE SCHOOL TAX MILLAGE LEVIED IN DILLON COUNTY IS INCREASED BY ONE ADDITIONAL MILL WITH THE PROCEEDS THEREFROM TO BE USED FOR NORTHEAST TECHNICAL COLLEGE.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Other proceedings
Ratified

H. 5239 -- Rep. Townsend: A BILL TO AMEND ACT 510 OF 1982, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE ANDERSON COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION, SO AS TO REAPPORTION THE DISTRICTS FROM WHICH BOARD MEMBERS ARE ELECTED AND DELETE PREVIOUS APPORTIONMENT AND REAPPORTIONMENT PLANS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Ratified

H. 5240 -- Reps. Lucas, Simrill, Meacham-Richardson and Kirsh: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO KELTY ALLEN, A STUDENT AT THE SOUTH CAROLINA GOVERNOR'S SCHOOL FOR SCIENCE AND MATHEMATICS, AT A DATE AND TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, TO CONGRATULATE HER ON A PERFECT SCORE OF 1600 ON THE SAT.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5241 -- Reps. Lucas, Simrill, Meacham-Richardson and Kirsh: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO ANNA HARDIN, A STUDENT AT THE SOUTH CAROLINA GOVERNOR'S SCHOOL FOR SCIENCE AND MATHEMATICS, AT A DATE AND TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, TO CONGRATULATE HER ON A PERFECT SCORE OF 1600 ON THE SAT.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5242 -- Reps. Lucas, Simrill, Meacham-Richardson and Kirsh: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND AND CONGRATULATE ANNA HARDIN AND KELTY ALLEN, ROOMMATES AT THE SOUTH CAROLINA GOVERNOR'S SCHOOL FOR SCIENCE AND MATHEMATICS, FOR THEIR AMAZING ACCOMPLISHMENT OF BOTH SCORING A PERFECT 1600 ON THE SAT ON MARCH 16, 2002.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 5243 -- Rep. Kelley: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND AND CONGRATULATE SERGEANT PHILLIP CAIN OF HORRY COUNTY ON BEING NAMED MYRTLE BEACH POLICE OFFICER OF THE YEAR.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 5244 -- Reps. Phillips, McCraw and Littlejohn: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND JAMES D. BATCHLER OF CHEROKEE COUNTY FOR HIS TIME AND EFFORT GIVEN TO HELP RAISE FUNDS TO ESTABLISH A LIBRARY IN BLACKSBURG AND HIS MANY OTHER CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE COMMUNITY.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 5245 -- Rep. Sharpe: A HOUSE RESOLUTION EXTENDING THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE KING ACADEMY GIRLS BASKETBALL TEAM, COACHES, STAFF, AND OTHER OFFICIALS ON MAY 9, 2002, FOR THE PURPOSE OF BEING RECOGNIZED FOR WINNING THE 2002 SOUTH CAROLINA INDEPENDENT SCHOOL ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION AA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5246 -- Rep. G. Brown: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND AND CONGRATULATE THE PLAYERS, COACHES, AND STAFF OF THE LEE CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS BASKETBALL TEAM OF LEE COUNTY ON THEIR PHENOMENAL SEASON AND THEIR 2002 CLASS AA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP AND TO WISH THEM MUCH ATHLETIC AND ACADEMIC SUCCESS IN THE FUTURE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5247 -- Reps. Tripp, Bingham, Taylor, A. Young, Barrett, Campsen, Chellis, Cooper, Dantzler, Davenport, Easterday, Edge, Fleming, Frye, Hamilton, Harrison, Koon, Law, Leach, Limehouse, Loftis, Lucas, McCraw, McGee, Meacham-Richardson, Merrill, Neilson, Perry, Quinn, Sandifer, Scarborough, Sharpe, Simrill, J.R. Smith, Talley and Vaughn: A HOUSE RESOLUTION EXPRESSING THE SENSE OF THE HOUSE FOR HOUSE CONFEREES APPOINTED TO THE CONFERENCE COMMITTEE ON H. 4878, THE GENERAL APPROPRIATIONS ACT FOR FISCAL YEAR 2002-2003, TO STAND FIRM IN OPPOSITION TO THE INCREASE IN THE CONCEALED WEAPON PERMIT APPLICATION FEE FROM FIFTY TO ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS CONTAINED IN THE SENATE-PASSED VERSION OF THE BILL.
Introduced and Committed

H. 5248 -- Reps. Snow, Govan, Cobb-Hunter, Scott, Clyburn, J. Hines, Moody-Lawrence and Lloyd: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND MR. "SKIPP" PEARSON FOR HIS EXTRAORDINARY CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE WORLD OF JAZZ MUSIC AND TO CONGRATULATE HIM ON HIS OUTSTANDING CAREER AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5249 -- Reps. J.E. Smith, Bales, J. Brown, Cotty, Harrison, Howard, Lourie, J.H. Neal, Quinn, Rutherford and Scott: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE THE FIRM OF WILBUR SMITH ASSOCIATES FOR ITS MANY PROFESSIONAL AND CORPORATE ACCOMPLISHMENTS OVER THE COURSE OF ITS FIFTY-YEAR HISTORY, AND CONGRATULATE IT ON THE OCCASION OF ITS FIFTIETH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION ON MAY 16, 2002.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5250 -- Reps. Lourie, Bales, Loftis, Kennedy, Koon, Leach, J. Hines, J.E. Smith, Harrell, Kirsh, Coleman, Miller, Lloyd, Bingham, Cotty, Sinclair, Whatley, Altman, Emory, Allen, R. Brown, Chellis, Clyburn, Davenport, Edge, Freeman, Gourdine, Govan, Harrison, Haskins, Howard, Klauber, Lee, Limehouse, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Phillips, Rhoad, Rice, Riser, Rivers, Rutherford, Scarborough, Scott, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, Snow, Stille, Talley, Taylor, Townsend, Walker, Webb, Wilder and Wilkins: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO DECLARE THE SUPPORT OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA FOR THE STATE OF ISRAEL AND TO URGE ALL STATES AND NATIONS TO JOIN IN SUPPORTING THIS GREAT COUNTRY IN ITS FIGHT AGAINST TERRORISM.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 5251 -- Reps. J. Hines, Neilson and Lucas: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND ALTON BEASLEY JEFFORDS OF LAMAR, SOUTH CAROLINA FOR HIS NUMEROUS AND VALUABLE CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE STATE'S FARMING AND AGRICULTURAL INDUSTRY.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5252 -- Rep. Harvin: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND AND EXTOL CHARLES ALLEN RIDGEWAY, MAYOR OF THE TOWN OF SUMMERTON, FOR HIS ENTHUSIASM AND DEDICATION BY KEEPING HIS CAMPAIGN PROMISES TO CLEAN UP, FIX UP, AND IMPROVE THE QUALITY OF LIFE IN THE TOWN AND TO EXTEND BEST WISHES FOR GOOD HEALTH, HAPPINESS, AND PROSPERITY IN ALL HIS FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 5253 -- Rep. D.C. Smith: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND NANCY M. SMITH OF AIKEN COUNTY, FOR HER LONG AND OUTSTANDING CAREER AS A TEACHER, PRINCIPAL, AND ADMINISTRATOR AND TO WISH HER MANY YEARS OF HEALTH AND HAPPINESS UPON HER RETIREMENT.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 5254 -- Reps. Clyburn, Sharpe, D.C. Smith and J.R. Smith: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO PROCLAIM MAY 2002 MENTAL HEALTH MONTH IN SOUTH CAROLINA AND TO CALL UPON THE STATE'S CITIZENS, GOVERNMENT AGENCIES, PUBLIC AND PRIVATE INSTITUTIONS, BUSINESSES, AND SCHOOLS TO RECOMMIT TO INCREASING AWARENESS AND UNDERSTANDING OF MENTAL ILLNESS AND THE NEED FOR APPROPRIATE AND ACCESSIBLE SERVICES FOR ALL PEOPLE WITH MENTAL ILLNESS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5255 -- Rep. G. Brown: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE LEE CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS BASKETBALL TEAM, THE COACHES, AND OTHER SCHOOL OFFICIALS ON WEDNESDAY, MAY 15, 2002, AT A TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF RECOGNIZING AND CONGRATULATING THE TEAM ON WINNING THE 2002 CLASS AA GIRLS BASKETBALL STATE CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5256 -- Reps. Gilham, Lloyd and Rivers: A BILL TO AMEND ACT 589 OF 1986, AS AMENDED, PERTAINING TO THE BEAUFORT COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION, SO AS TO REVISE THE MANNER IN WHICH CANDIDATE PETITIONS ARE SUBMITTED AND PROCESSED, AND TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THE TERMS AND DATES OF ELECTION OF CERTAIN BOARD MEMBERS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 5257 -- Reps. Haskins, Cato, Easterday, Leach, Rice, Vaughn and Wilkins: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND THE GREENVILLE GROOVE ON A TERRIFIC FIRST SEASON OF COMPETITION AND TO CONGRATULATE THE TEAM ON WINNING THE 2002 NATIONAL BASKETBALL DEVELOPMENT LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5258 -- Rep. Scott: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE MR. AND MRS. SANK L. ANDERSON, OF RICHLAND COUNTY, ON CELEBRATING THEIR FIFTY-SIXTH WEDDING ANNIVERSARY ON MAY 27, 2002.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 5259 -- Reps. Meacham-Richardson, Kirsh, Loftis, A. Young, Trotter, Allen, Allison, Altman, Askins, Bales, Barfield, Barrett, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Campsen, Carnell, Cato, Chellis, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Cooper, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Easterday, Edge, Emory, Fleming, Freeman, Frye, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Hamilton, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, J. Hines, Hinson, Howard, Huggins, Jennings, Kelley, Kennedy, Klauber, Koon, Law, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Quinn, Rhoad, Riser, Rivers, 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, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Townsend, Tripp, Vaughn, Walker, Weeks, Whatley, White, Wilder, Witherspoon and J. Young: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 27-1-60 SO AS TO AUTHORIZE A HOMEOWNER OR TENANT TO DISPLAY AN AMERICAN FLAG ON THE PREMISES REGARDLESS OF ANY PROVISION IN A DEED, CONTRACT, LEASE, RENTAL AGREEMENT, OR HOMEOWNER'S ASSOCIATION DOCUMENT AND TO PROHIBIT A DEED, CONTRACT, LEASE, RENTAL AGREEMENT, OR HOMEOWNER'S ASSOCIATION DOCUMENT FROM PRECLUDING A TENANT OR HOMEOWNER FROM DISPLAYING THE FLAG.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Debate Adjourned
Other proceedings
Other proceedings
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 5260 -- Rep. Gourdine: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND MINISTER SUSIE R. PENTECOST OF BERKELEY COUNTY FOR HER MANY OUTSTANDING DEEDS AND HER WONDERFUL SERVICE TO THE PEOPLE OF HER COMMUNITY AND THE STATE.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 5261 -- Reps. Wilkins, J. Brown, Cato, Harrell, Harrison, Kelley, Sharpe, W.D. Smith, Townsend and Witherspoon: A JOINT RESOLUTION PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO ARTICLE IV OF THE CONSTITUTION OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1895, RELATING TO THE EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT OF STATE GOVERNMENT BY ADDING SECTION 22, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE GOVERNOR, IN EXERCISING THE AUTHORITY TO VETO SPECIFIC ITEMS IN BILLS OR JOINT RESOLUTIONS APPROPRIATING STATE FUNDS MUST CONFORM TO THE REQUIREMENT OF THE STATE CONSTITUTION THAT THE STATE'S BUDGET PROCESS MUST ENSURE THAT ANNUAL STATE EXPENDITURES MAY NOT EXCEED ANNUAL STATE REVENUES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 5262 -- Rep. G. Brown: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO PROVIDE THAT SCHOOL DAYS MISSED ON JANUARY 3 AND 4, 2002, BY THE STUDENTS OF A SCHOOL IN THE LEE COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT WHEN THE SCHOOL WAS CLOSED DUE TO SNOW, ICE, OR INCLEMENT WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXEMPTED FROM THE MAKE-UP REQUIREMENT OF THE DEFINED MINIMUM PLAN THAT FULL SCHOOL DAYS MISSED DUE TO EXTREME WEATHER OR OTHER CIRCUMSTANCES BE MADE UP.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings

H. 5263 -- Reps. Freeman, Jennings and Neilson: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO HONOR THE MEMORY OF MRS. ELIZABETH DIXON McLAURIN OF CHERAW AND TO EXPRESS THE PROFOUND SORROW OF THE MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA TO THE FAMILY AND MANY FRIENDS UPON HER PASSING.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 5264 -- Rep. Rhoad: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND OTTO MORRELL OF BAMBERG FOR HIS CONTRIBUTIONS AND VOLUNTEER EFFORTS THROUGHOUT BAMBERG COUNTY AND CONGRATULATE HIM ON HIS NOMINATION FOR THE BAMBERG COUNTY OFFICE ON AGING VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR AWARD.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 5265 -- Rep. Bowers: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION RECOGNIZING THE SOUTH CAROLINA WATERMELON FESTIVAL ON ITS SIXTIETH ANNUAL EVENT, AND SALUTING THE WATERMELON FESTIVAL AS THE LONGEST CONTINUING SUCH EVENT IN THE STATE.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 5266 -- Rep. Battle: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND M. GAULT "BUNNY" BEESON, JR., FOR HIS OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTIONS TO PRESERVING WILDLIFE HABITAT AND NATURAL RESOURCES THROUGH WILDLIFE ACTION, INC., AS IT CELEBRATES ITS TWENTY-FIFTH ANNIVERSARY.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 5267 -- Reps. Sinclair, Talley, R. Brown, Coleman, Merrill, Rivers, Sheheen, W.D. Smith and Weeks: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 38-71-1940, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE REQUIREMENT THAT A HEALTH INSURANCE CARRIER PROVIDE NOTICE TO AN INSURED ON THE RIGHT TO REQUEST AN EXTERNAL REVIEW OF A DENIAL OF COVERAGE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT AN ADVERSE DETERMINATION INCLUDES DENIAL OF COVERAGE BASED ON MEDICAL NECESSITY OR OTHER CLINICAL DECISIONS; TO AMEND SECTION 38-71-1960, RELATING TO THE REQUIREMENT THAT AN INSURED EXHAUST THE HEALTH CARRIER'S INTERNAL APPEAL PROCESS BEFORE SEEKING AN EXTERNAL REVIEW, SO AS TO REQUIRE THE CARRIER TO SUBMIT ITS INTERNAL APPEAL PROCEDURES AND THE TIME PERIODS WITHIN WHICH THE APPEAL MUST BE CONDUCTED AND COMPLETED TO THE DEPARTMENT OF INSURANCE FOR APPROVAL; TO AMEND SECTION 38-71-1970, RELATING TO REQUESTS FOR EXTERNAL REVIEW, SO AS TO CLARIFY THAT FAILURE BY A HEALTH CARRIER TO PROVIDE DOCUMENTS TO THE INDEPENDENT REVIEW ORGANIZATION MAY NOT DELAY THE EXTERNAL REVIEW AND TO FURTHER CLARIFY THAT IN CONVENING THE EXTERNAL REVIEW PANEL, THE HEALTH CARRIER MAY REQUEST, RATHER THAN REQUIRE, A CERTAIN NUMBER OF HEALTH PROFESSIONALS BE SEATED ON THE PANEL; AND TO AMEND SECTION 38-71-1980, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO EXPEDITED EXTERNAL REVIEW, SO AS TO CLARIFY PROCEDURES RESULTING FROM A HEALTH CARRIER FAILING TO PROVIDE DOCUMENTS WITHIN THE REQUIRED TIME PERIODS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 5268 -- Rep. Bowers: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO DIRECT THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL TO ESTABLISH A TASK FORCE FOR THE PURPOSE OF CONDUCTING AN EVALUATION OF ALL STATE LAWS AND REGULATIONS PERTAINING TO THE INCINERATION OF MEDICAL WASTE AND TO REPORT ITS FINDINGS AND RECOMMENDATIONS NO LATER THAN DECEMBER 1, 2002.
Introduced and Committed

H. 5269 -- Rep. Jennings: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 22-5-920 SO AS TO AUTHORIZE A DEFENDANT AFTER FIFTEEN YEARS OF A CONVICTION AS A YOUTHFUL OFFENDER TO APPLY TO THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR AN ORDER EXPUNGING THE ARREST AND CONVICTION OF THE DEFENDANT.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Ratified

H. 5270 -- Rep. Wilkins: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE COACHES, TEAM MEMBERS, AND OTHER SCHOOL OFFICIALS ASSOCIATED WITH THE GREENVILLE HIGH SCHOOL BOYS' SOCCER TEAM, ON A DATE AND AT A TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF BEING RECOGNIZED AND CONGRATULATED ON WINNING THE STATE CLASS AAA CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE IN BOYS' SOCCER.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5271 -- Rep. Wilkins: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE THE GREENVILLE HIGH SCHOOL WARRIORS ON THEIR 20-1 BOYS' SOCCER SEASON AND THEIR FIRST-EVER CLASS AAA BOYS' SOCCER STATE CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5272 -- Rep. Wilkins: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE THE CHRIST CHURCH EPISCOPAL SCHOOL BOYS SOCCER TEAM FOR WINNING THE CLASS A STATE SOCCER CHAMPIONSHIP FOR THE SECOND STRAIGHT YEAR.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5273 -- Reps. J.R. Smith, Clyburn, Perry, D.C. Smith, Allen, Allison, Altman, Askins, Bales, Barfield, Barrett, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Campsen, Carnell, Cato, Chellis, 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, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Phillips, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Riser, Rivers, Rodgers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sheheen, Simrill, Sinclair, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, J.E. 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 THANKING THE HONORABLE CHARLES RAY SHARPE OF AIKEN COUNTY, OUR FRIEND AND ESTEEMED COLLEAGUE, FOR HIS DEDICATED SERVICE AS A MEMBER OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES AND CHAIRMAN OF THE HOUSE AGRICULTURE, NATURAL RESOURCES AND ENVIRONMENTAL AFFAIRS COMMITTEE, AND WISHING HIM WELL AS HE SEEKS THE OFFICE OF SOUTH CAROLINA AGRICULTURE COMMISSIONER.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5274 -- Rep. G. Brown: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO DESIGNATE MAY 23-27, 2002, AS "THE WALL THAT HEALS DAYS" IN SOUTH CAROLINA AND TO ENCOURAGE ALL SOUTH CAROLINIANS TO VISIT THIS EXTRAORDINARY MEMORIAL.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 5275 -- Reps. Jennings, 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, 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, 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 CONGRATULATE THE SOUTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AND ITS EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, ELIZABETH S. MABRY, ON THEIR INNOVATIVE APPROACH IN DEVELOPING FUTURE TRANSPORTATION LEADERS THAT WILL MAINTAIN OUR TRANSPORTATION SYSTEM AS ONE OF THE VERY BEST IN THE NATION.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5276 -- Rep. Huggins: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE IRMO HIGH SCHOOL 2001 LADY YELLOW JACKETS TENNIS TEAM AND COACHES AT A TIME AND ON A DATE AS DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF BEING RECOGNIZED AND CONGRATULATED FOR WINNING THE 2001 CLASS AAAA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP IN GIRLS TENNIS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5277 -- Rep. Huggins: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND LINDA BALDWIN OF CHAPIN FOR HER THIRTY-ONE YEARS OF DEDICATED SERVICE AND COMMITMENT TO EDUCATION, CONGRATULATE HER FOR MANY OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENTS THROUGHOUT HER DISTINGUISHED CAREER AS A TEACHER, AND EXTEND TO HER AND HER FAMILY EVERY GOOD WISH ON THE OCCASION OF HER RETIREMENT FROM CHAPIN HIGH SCHOOL.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5278 -- Rep. Huggins: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND JUDITH "JUDI" ASKINS OF CHAPIN FOR HER THIRTY-EIGHT YEARS OF DEDICATED SERVICE AND COMMITMENT TO EDUCATION, CONGRATULATE HER FOR MANY OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENTS THROUGHOUT HER DISTINGUISHED CAREER AS A TEACHER, AND EXTEND TO HER AND HER FAMILY EVERY GOOD WISH ON THE OCCASION OF HER RETIREMENT FROM CHAPIN HIGH SCHOOL.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5279 -- Rep. Huggins: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND GERRI MERCK OF CHAPIN FOR TWENTY-SIX YEARS OF OUTSTANDING SERVICE TO THE STUDENTS, ADMINISTRATION, STAFF, AND FACULTY OF CHAPIN HIGH SCHOOL AS A MEDIA ASSISTANT, AND TO EXTEND EVERY GOOD WISH TO HER AND HER FAMILY ON THE OCCASION OF HER RETIREMENT.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5280 -- Rep. Cobb-Hunter: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES NAME THE LAKE MARION BOAT CHANNEL, KNOWN AS THE "SAFE CHANNEL", AS THE "DANNY BELL BOAT CHANNEL" IN HONOR OF THE LATE DANNY BELL OF EUTAW SPRINGS, AND INSTALL APPROPRIATE SIGNS OR MARKERS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Adopted

H. 5281 -- Rep. Wilkins: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE CHRIST CHURCH EPISCOPAL SCHOOL BOYS SOCCER TEAM ON WEDNESDAY, MAY 22, 2002, AT A TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF BEING RECOGNIZED ON WINNING THE CLASS A STATE SOCCER CHAMPIONSHIP FOR THE SECOND STRAIGHT YEAR.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5282 -- Reps. Kennedy, Davenport and Klauber: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO FIX TWELVE NOON ON WEDNESDAY, MAY 29, 2002, AS THE TIME CERTAIN FOR ELECTING SUCCESSORS TO THE MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION FROM THE FIRST, SECOND, THIRD, FOURTH, FIFTH, SIXTH, AND AT-LARGE DISTRICTS SO AS TO FILL TERMS WHICH WILL EXPIRE JUNE 30, 2002.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5283 -- Reps. Chellis, Cotty, Sinclair, Sharpe, Allen, Altman, Bales, Barfield, Barrett, Battle, R. Brown, Campsen, Cato, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Dantzler, Davenport, Edge, Fleming, Freeman, Frye, Gilham, Gourdine, Harrison, Hayes, M. Hines, Hinson, Huggins, Jennings, Keegan, Koon, Law, Limehouse, Littlejohn, McCraw, McGee, Meacham-Richardson, Merrill, Miller, Owens, Phillips, Rice, Riser, Rivers, Scarborough, Simrill, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, J.R. Smith, Snow, Thompson, Townsend, Vaughn, Walker, Webb, White and A. Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO MEMORIALIZE THE PRESIDENT AND THE CONGRESS TO ADOPT AND MAINTAIN POLICIES THAT WOULD LIMIT THE FURTHER OVER-VALUATION OF THE UNITED STATES DOLLAR IN ORDER TO PLACE UNITED STATES MANUFACTURERS ON EVEN GROUND WITH FOREIGN COMPETITORS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 5284 -- Rep. Tripp: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION NAME THE BRIDGE WHICH CROSSES OVER THE SOUTHERN CONNECTOR ON STANDING SPRINGS ROAD IN GREENVILLE COUNTY AS THE "PRESTON J. TUCKER, SR., BRIDGE" IN HONOR OF THIS FINE SOUTH CAROLINIAN.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Adopted
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence

H. 5285 -- Reps. Campsen and Ott: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION ERECT AN APPROPRIATE SIGN OR MARKER ON SULLIVAN'S ISLAND ON THE EASTERN SIDE OF THE BRIDGE, CURRENTLY UNDER CONSTRUCTION THAT SPANS BREACH INLET BETWEEN SULLIVAN'S ISLAND AND THE ISLE OF PALMS IN CHARLESTON COUNTY ON SOUTH CAROLINA HIGHWAY 703 TO COMMEMORATE THE BATTLE OF SULLIVAN'S ISLAND AND COLONEL WILLIAM THOMSON, WHO LED THE COLONIAL FORCES AT BREACH INLET DURING THE BATTLE OF SULLIVAN'S ISLAND WHICH DEFEATED A BRITISH CONTINGENT ON JUNE 28, 1776.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Adopted
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence

H. 5286 -- Rep. Fleming: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND MR. BO HAM OF UNION FOR HIS NEARLY TWENTY YEARS OF OUTSTANDING SERVICE AS A UNION COUNTY RANGER WITH THE SOUTH CAROLINA FORESTRY COMMISSION, CONGRATULATE HIM ON BEING RECOGNIZED BY HIS PEERS AS HAVING LEFT AN ENVIABLE "FOOTPRINT" OF COOPERATION AND MUTUAL SUPPORT ON THE UNION COUNTY FIRE SERVICE, AND EXTEND TO HIM EVERY GOOD WISH FOR HIS FUTURE HEALTH AND HAPPINESS ON THE OCCASION OF HIS RETIREMENT.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5287 -- Reps. Merrill, Edge, Hinson and Limehouse: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 20-7-1556 SO AS TO REQUIRE CLERKS OF COURT TO MAINTAIN FOR PUBLIC INSPECTION A RECORD OF THE AMOUNT OF FEES PAID TO EACH INDIVIDUAL SERVING AS A GUARDIAN AD LITEM IN CASES IN THAT COUNTY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 5288 -- Reps. Rice, Cato, Easterday, Hamilton, Leach, Loftis and Tripp: A BILL TO PROHIBIT THE POLICE DEPARTMENT OF THE CITY OF GREENVILLE FROM ISSUING A PARKING CITATION OR OTHERWISE ENFORCE PARKING VIOLATIONS IN A PUBLIC OR PRIVATE PARKING LOT UNLESS CERTAIN SIGNS HAVE BEEN ERECTED.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Other proceedings
Other proceedings

H. 5289 -- Reps. Jennings and Freeman: A BILL TO AMEND ACT 256 OF 1981, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE SCHOOL DISTRICT OF MARLBORO COUNTY, SO AS TO REDESIGNATE THE EIGHT ELECTION DISTRICTS FROM WHICH MEMBERS OF THE SCHOOL DISTRICT ARE ELECTED, DESIGNATE A MAP NUMBER ON WHICH THE ELECTION DISTRICTS ARE DELINEATED, AND DELETE PROVISIONS WHICH PROVIDED THAT THE MEMBERS ARE ELECTED FROM ELECTION DISTRICTS WHICH CORRESPOND TO THE EIGHT SINGLE-MEMBER ELECTION DISTRICTS FROM WHICH MEMBERS OF THE GOVERNING BODY OF MARLBORO COUNTY ARE ELECTED.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Other proceedings
Ratified

H. 5290 -- Reps. Wilkins, Allen, Allison, Altman, Askins, Bales, Barfield, Barrett, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, 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, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Quinn, Rhoad, 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, 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 COMMEND AND THANK THE HONORABLE GEORGE E. "CHIP" CAMPSEN III OF CHARLESTON COUNTY FOR HIS OUTSTANDING SERVICE AS A MEMBER OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES AND TO WISH HIM WELL IN HIS FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5291 -- Reps. Bingham, Huggins and Riser: A BILL TO DIRECT THE LEXINGTON COUNTY OFFICIAL CHARGED WITH THE RESPONSIBILITY OF COLLECTING DELINQUENT TAXES, IN CONNECTION WITH THE REQUIREMENT FOR PERSONAL PROPERTY TAXES ON A WATERCRAFT AND OUTBOARD MOTOR BE CURRENT BEFORE THE TITLE TO THESE ITEMS MAY BE TRANSFERRED, THAT THIS PROHIBITION ON THE TRANSFER OF TITLE APPLIES ONLY FOR PROPERTY TAXES DUE FOR PROPERTY TAX YEARS BEGINNING AFTER 1999, THAT USED WATERCRAFT AND USED OUTBOARD MOTORS OBTAINED FROM A LICENSED DEALER ON OR AFTER OCTOBER 3, 2000, ARE FREE OF THE LIEN FOR THE PAYMENT OF PROPERTY TAXES FOR PROPERTY TAX YEARS BEFORE 2000, AND THAT NO REFUNDS OF PROPERTY TAXES ON WATERCRAFT AND OUTBOARD MOTORS ARE PAYABLE FOR PROPERTY TAX YEARS BEFORE.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Other proceedings
Returned by Senate With Amendment

H. 5292 -- Reps. McLeod, 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, Koon, Law, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, Martin, McCraw, McGee, Meacham-Richardson, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Quinn, Rhoad, 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, 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 THE MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY UPON THE DEATH OF CAPTAIN CARLTON BRADLEY SANDERS, UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS, OF LITTLE MOUNTAIN AND NEWBERRY COUNTY, AND EXTEND DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO HIS FAMILY AND MANY FRIENDS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 5293 -- Rep. Taylor: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE AND EXTEND APPRECIATION TO MISS LINDSEY MARIE JACKSON, MISS SOUTH CAROLINA CRIME STOPPERS FOR 2002, FOR HER OUTSTANDING SERVICE TO THE STATE, SOUTH CAROLINA CRIME STOPPERS, AND SOUTH CAROLINA LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS DURING THE PERIOD SEPTEMBER 18, 2001 THROUGH SEPTEMBER 19, 2002.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5294 -- Reps. Limehouse and Campsen: A HOUSE RESOLUTION EXTENDING THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE WANDO HIGH SCHOOL "WARRIORS" BOYS SOCCER TEAM, COACH TOM REILLY, AND OTHER SCHOOL OFFICIALS, ON THURSDAY, MAY 23, 2002, AT A TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF BEING RECOGNIZED AND CONGRATULATED FOR AN EXCEPTIONAL SEASON AND ON CAPTURING THE 2002 CLASS AAAA STATE SOCCER CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5295 -- 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, DECEMBER 5, 2002, AND FRIDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2002, TO CONDUCT A YOUTH IN GOVERNMENT PROGRAM.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5296 -- 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, 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, 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 EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO MRS. CHRISTI MCCOLLUM OF BOOKMAN ROAD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL IN ELGIN, SOUTH CAROLINA, ON A DATE AND TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, TO COMMEND AND CONGRATULATE HER FOR BEING NAMED THE SOUTH CAROLINA TEACHER OF THE YEAR.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5297 -- Reps. Meacham-Richardson, Kirsh, Simrill, Moody-Lawrence, McCraw, Delleney and Emory: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION RECOGNIZING PARAMOUNT'S CAROWINDS THEME PARK FOR ITS NUMEROUS ACCOMPLISHMENTS AND CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE STATE BY DECLARING MAY 29, 2002, "PARAMOUNT'S CAROWINDS DAY".
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 5298 -- 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, 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, 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 AND CONGRATULATE MRS. CHRISTI MCCOLLUM OF BOOKMAN ROAD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL IN ELGIN, SOUTH CAROLINA, FOR BEING NAMED THE SOUTH CAROLINA TEACHER OF THE YEAR AND TO WISH HER MUCH SUCCESS AND HAPPINESS IN HER FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 5299 -- Rep. Townsend: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION COMMENDING AND THANKING DR. AL EADS, JR., FOR HIS MANY OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTIONS TO EDUCATION IN SOUTH CAROLINA.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 5300 -- Reps. Walker, Davenport, Lee, Littlejohn, Sinclair, W.D. Smith, Talley, Vaughn, 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, 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, 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 HOUSE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND THE HONORABLE MERITA ANN "RITA" ALLISON FOR HER MANY YEARS OF DEDICATED SERVICE TO THE PEOPLE OF HER DISTRICT AND TO THE CITIZENS OF THIS STATE AS A MEMBER OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES AND TO WISH HER GREAT SUCCESS AND HAPPINESS IN THE YEARS TO COME.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5301 -- Rep. Huggins: 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 CHAPIN HIGH SCHOOL VARSITY BOYS SOCCER TEAM AND OTHER SCHOOL OFFICIALS ON A DATE AND TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF RECOGNIZING AND CONGRATULATING THE TEAM ON WINNING THE 2002 SOUTH CAROLINA AA SOCCER STATE CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5302 -- Reps. Govan, Stuart and Sharpe: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO DR. LEROY DAVIS ON MAY 29, 2002, AT A TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF BEING RECOGNIZED AND COMMENDED FOR HIS MAGNIFICENT SERVICE AS PRESIDENT OF SOUTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5303 -- Rep. J.E. Smith: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE APPRECIATION OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO CHERYL SPENCER OF COLUMBIA FOR HER TWENTY-EIGHT YEARS OF SELFLESS DEDICATION TO THE VITAL EDUCATION OF THIS STATE'S YOUNGEST CITIZENS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5304 -- Reps. Huggins and McLeod: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND THE PLAYERS, COACHES, AND STAFF OF THE CHAPIN HIGH SCHOOL VARSITY BOYS SOCCER TEAM FOR THEIR OUTSTANDING SEASON OF SPIRITED COMPETITION AND TO CONGRATULATE THEM ON WINNING THE 2002 SOUTH CAROLINA AA SOCCER STATE CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5305 -- Reps. J.E. 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, 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, Rodgers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sharpe, Sheheen, Simrill, 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, Webb, Weeks, Whatley, Whipper, White, Wilder, Wilkins, Witherspoon, A. Young and J. Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO PROCLAIM MAY, 2002, AS LICENSED CHILDCARE MONTH AND MAY 10, 2002, AS PROVIDER APPRECIATION DAY.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5306 -- Reps. Govan, Cobb-Hunter, Ott, Sharpe, Stuart, 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, 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, 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 TO COMMEND DR. LEROY DAVIS FOR HIS MAGNIFICENT WORK AS AN EDUCATOR AND ADMINISTRATOR AND TO WISH HIM GREAT SUCCESS IN HIS FUTURE UNDERTAKING AS WELL AS MANY YEARS OF HEALTH AND HAPPINESS UPON HIS RETIREMENT AS PRESIDENT OF SOUTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 5307 -- Rep. Meacham-Richardson: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 48-1-285 SO AS TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL TO PROVIDE NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC AND PERSONS DOWNSTREAM FROM THE SITE OF AN UNPERMITTED SEWAGE SPILL OR OTHER CONTAMINATION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 5308 -- Rep. Huggins: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND JOHN C. ANDERSON OF CHAPIN FOR HIS THIRTY-ONE YEARS OF DEDICATED SERVICE AND COMMITMENT TO EDUCATION, CONGRATULATE HIM FOR MANY OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENTS THROUGHOUT HIS DISTINGUISHED CAREER AS A TEACHER, EDUCATOR, AND SCHOOL PRINCIPAL, AND EXTEND TO HIM AND HIS FAMILY EVERY GOOD WISH ON THE OCCASION OF HIS RETIREMENT FROM CHAPIN HIGH SCHOOL.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5309 -- Reps. Cobb-Hunter, Lee, Moody-Lawrence and Parks: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO HONOR THE FIRST AFRICAN AMERICAN WOMEN GRADUATES OF THE CITADEL AND TO COMMEND THEM FOR THEIR OUTSTANDING AND HISTORICAL ACHIEVEMENTS IN THE SOUTH CAROLINA CORPS OF CADETS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 5310 -- Reps. Cobb-Hunter, Lee, Moody-Lawrence and Parks: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE FIRST AFRICAN AMERICAN WOMEN GRADUATES OF THE CITADEL AND SCHOOL OFFICIALS ON WEDNESDAY, MAY 22, 2002, AT A TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF RECOGNIZING THESE GRADUATES FOR THEIR OUTSTANDING AND HISTORICAL ACHIEVEMENTS IN THE SOUTH CAROLINA CORPS OF CADETS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5311 -- Reps. Neilson, Bales, Barrett, Bingham, Carnell, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Cooper, Freeman, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, M. Hines, Howard, Huggins, Keegan, Kelley, Koon, Lloyd, Martin, Moody-Lawrence, Owens, Parks, Perry, Quinn, Riser, Rivers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Sinclair, Snow, Stuart, Walker, Weeks, Whatley, White, Wilder, A. Young, Allen, Allison, Altman, Askins, Barfield, Battle, Bowers, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Campsen, Cato, Chellis, Coates, Coleman, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Easterday, Edge, Emory, Fleming, Frye, Hamilton, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, J. Hines, Hinson, Hosey, Jennings, Kennedy, Kirsh, Klauber, Law, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Meacham-Richardson, Merrill, Miller, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Ott, Phillips, Rhoad, Rice, Rodgers, Scarborough, Scott, Sharpe, Sheheen, Simrill, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Stille, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Vaughn, Webb, Whipper, Wilkins, Witherspoon and J. Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS SINCERE AND IMMENSE GRATITUDE TO LAURA BENNETT OF BISHOPVILLE FOR THE IMMEDIATE ASSISTANCE SHE GAVE TO REPRESENTATIVE DENNY NEILSON INSTANTLY AFTER HER TERRIBLE TRAFFIC ACCIDENT ON FEBRUARY 8, 2001, AND TO WISH HER MUCH SUCCESS AND HAPPINESS IN HER FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 5312 -- Reps. Loftis, Allen, Cato, F.N. Smith and Vaughn: A BILL TO PROVIDE THAT PUBLIC FUNDS MAY BE USED TO OFFER COSMETOLOGY LICENSING PREPARATORY COURSES AT TWO PRIVATELY FUNDED AND ONE PUBLICLY FUNDED POST-SECONDARY SCHOOLS IN GREENVILLE COUNTY.
Introduced
Debate Adjourned
Request for Debate
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Point of Order
Continued

H. 5313 -- Rep. Walker: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE MEMBERS OF THE LANDRUM HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL TEAM, THEIR COACHES, STAFF, AND OTHER SCHOOL OFFICIALS ON MAY 29, 2002, AT A TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, TO CONGRATULATE THEM ON THEIR OUTSTANDING 2002 CLASS A STATE CHAMPIONSHIP WIN.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5314 -- Reps. Limehouse and Campsen: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE CONGRATULATIONS OF THE MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE WANDO HIGH SCHOOL "WARRIORS" BOYS SOCCER TEAM AND HEAD COACH TOM REILLY FOR AN EXCEPTIONAL SEASON AND ON CAPTURING THE 2002 CLASS AAAA STATE SOCCER CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5315 -- Rep. Meacham-Richardson: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE FORT MILL YELLOW JACKETS BASEBALL TEAM, COACHES, STAFF, AND SCHOOL OFFICIALS ON A DATE AND AT A TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF RECOGNIZING THE YELLOW JACKETS FOR WINNING THE CLASS AAAA STATE BASEBALL CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5316 -- 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, 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, 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, Witherspoon, A. Young and J. Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION THANKING THE HONORABLE MICHAEL STEWART "MICKEY" WHATLEY OF CHARLESTON COUNTY, OUR FRIEND AND ESTEEMED COLLEAGUE, FOR HIS DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AS A MEMBER OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, AND WISHING HIM WELL IN HIS FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5317 -- Rep. Walker: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND AND CONGRATULATE THE PLAYERS, COACHES, AND STAFF OF THE LANDRUM HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL TEAM FOR THEIR OUTSTANDING 2002 CLASS A STATE CHAMPIONSHIP WIN, AND TO WISH THEM MUCH ATHLETIC AND ACADEMIC SUCCESS IN THE FUTURE.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 5318 -- 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, 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, 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 BOUNDLESS GRATITUDE OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA TO DR. JOHN MICHAEL PALMS FOR HIS HIGHLY SUCCESSFUL TENURE AS PRESIDENT OF THE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA AND FOR HIS COUNTLESS NOTABLE ACHIEVEMENTS ON BEHALF OF THE UNIVERSITY AND THE STATE, AND WISH HIM WELL AS HE LEAVES THIS GREAT INSTITUTION TO PURSUE OTHER EXCITING CHALLENGES.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 5319 -- Reps. Taylor, Wilder and Carnell: A BILL TO AMEND ACT 779 OF 1988, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO LAURENS COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICTS 55 AND 56 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT ELECTION RESULTS MUST BE DETERMINED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE NONPARTISAN ELECTION AND RUNOFF METHOD RATHER THAN THE NONPARTISAN PLURALITY METHOD.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
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Ratified

H. 5320 -- Rep. Altman: A BILL TO AMEND ACT 369 OF 1959, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE ST. JOHN'S FIRE DISTRICT IN CHARLESTON COUNTY, INCLUDING PROCEDURES APPLICABLE TO CONTRACTS, BIDDING, AND PROCUREMENT, SO AS TO REVISE PROCUREMENT AND BIDDING REQUIREMENTS APPLICABLE TO THE DISTRICT.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings

H. 5321 -- Reps. McLeod and Wilder: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 7-7-420, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO VOTING PRECINCTS IN NEWBERRY COUNTY, SO AS TO CHANGE THE BOUNDARIES OF CERTAIN PRECINCTS AND DESIGNATE A MAP NUMBER ON WHICH THE DELINEATION OF CERTAIN PRECINCTS IS DESCRIBED.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Other proceedings
Ratified

H. 5322 -- Rep. Haskins: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE PLAYERS, COACHES, AND STAFF, AS WELL AS OTHER TEAM OFFICIALS OF THE GREENVILLE GRRROWL HOCKEY TEAM ON WEDNESDAY, MAY 29, 2002, AT A TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF RECOGNIZING AND CONGRATULATING THE TEAM ON WINNING THE EAST COAST HOCKEY LEAGUE'S 2002 KELLY CUP CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5323 -- Rep. Haskins: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE GREENVILLE GROOVE, ITS COACHES, STAFF, AND OTHER OFFICIALS, ON WEDNESDAY, MAY 29, 2002, AT 10:00 A.M., FOR THE PURPOSE OF BEING RECOGNIZED AND CONGRATULATED FOR WINNING THE 2002 BASKETBALL DEVELOPMENT LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5324 -- Rep. Haskins: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND THE PLAYERS, COACHES, AND STAFF OF THE GREENVILLE GRRROWL ON THEIR TERRIFIC SEASON OF COMPETITION AND TO CONGRATULATE THEM ON WINNING THE EAST COAST HOCKEY LEAGUE'S 2002 KELLY CUP CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5325 -- Reps. Harvin, G.M. Smith and J. Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION EXTENDING THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE CLARENDON HALL LADY SAINTS SOFTBALL TEAM AND COACHES, AND OTHER PERSONS ASSOCIATED WITH THE SCHOOL, ON A DATE AND AT A TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF BEING RECOGNIZED AS 2002 SOUTH CAROLINA INDEPENDENT SCHOOLS ASSOCIATION (SCISA) 1A STATE SOFTBALL CHAMPIONS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5326 -- Reps. Harvin and J. Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE CLARENDON COUNTY'S LAURENCE MANNING ACADEMY SWAMPCATS ON THEIR GUTSY RALLY TO PULL AHEAD OF CARDINAL NEWMAN 8-7 TO TAKE THE SOUTH CAROLINA INDEPENDENT SCHOOLS ASSOCIATION AAA 2002 STATE CHAMPIONSHIP, CAPPING THEIR STELLAR 30-2 BASEBALL SEASON.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5327 -- Reps. Harvin, G.M. Smith and J. Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION CONGRATULATING CLARENDON HALL OF SUMMERTON ON WINNING THE 2002 SOUTH CAROLINA INDEPENDENT SCHOOL ASSOCIATION 1A STATE SOFTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP (SCISA).
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5328 -- Rep. Wilkins: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE J. L. MANN HIGH SCHOOL "PATRIOTS" GIRLS TRACK TEAM, HEAD COACH RHETT MOSS, AND OTHER SCHOOL OFFICIALS, AT A DATE AND AT A TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF BEING RECOGNIZED AND CONGRATULATED ON WINNING THE 2002 CLASS AAA STATE GIRLS TRACK CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5329 -- Rep. Meacham-Richardson: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE THE FORT MILL "YELLOW JACKETS" BASEBALL TEAM ON WINNING THE 2002 CLASS AAAA STATE BASEBALL CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5330 -- Reps. Bales, Rhoad, Ott, Dantzler, Hayes, Lourie, Taylor, W.D. Smith, Sheheen, Moody-Lawrence, Koon, Sharpe, Hosey, McCraw, Emory, Harvin, Miller, Allen, Barfield, Bowers, R. Brown, Carnell, Gourdine, Freeman, J. Hines, Kirsh, McLeod, J.M. Neal, Phillips, Riser, Scott, Snow, Stille, Stuart and Wilder: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 56-3-2015 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY IS AUTHORIZED TO ISSUE TO FORMER MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY WHO SERVED FORTY OR MORE YEARS IN THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY A SPECIAL LICENSE PLATE FOR ONE PRIVATE PASSENGER MOTOR VEHICLE OWNED BY THE FORMER MEMBER COMMEMORATING HIS SERVICE IN THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY WITH A DESIGN AND LOGO APPROPRIATE TO HIS SERVICE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 5331 -- Reps. Koon, Bingham, Frye, Huggins and Riser: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO OFFER THE SINCEREST GRATITUDE OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO REPRESENTATIVE ELSIE RAST STUART FOR HER TEN YEARS OF ENERGETIC AND INDEFATIGABLE SERVICE TO AND CONCERN NOT ONLY FOR HER CONSTITUENTS OF LEXINGTON AND ORANGEBURG COUNTIES, BUT ALSO THE CITIZENRY OF THE ENTIRE STATE, AND TO WISH FOR HER EQUALLY PRODUCTIVE AND INTELLIGENT PURSUITS IN THE FUTURE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5332 -- Reps. Riser, Bingham, Frye, Huggins, Koon and Stuart: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND MS. JERALYN K. FALLAW OF LEXINGTON COUNTY FOR HER MANY YEARS OF DEDICATED AND UNSELFISH PUBLIC SERVICE IN THE CLEMSON UNIVERSITY COOPERATIVE EXTENSION OFFICE IN LEXINGTON COUNTY, AND TO WISH HER GOOD HEALTH AND MUCH HAPPINESS UPON HER RETIREMENT.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5333 -- Rep. G. Brown: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE SINCERE SORROW OF THE MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA UPON THE PASSING OF MRS. INEZ "PETTY" WILLIAMS JOHNSON OF CAMDEN ON FRIDAY, MARCH 1, 2002, AND TO EXTEND DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO HER FAMILY AND MANY FRIENDS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5334 -- Rep. Freeman: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE CONGRATULATIONS OF THE MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE CHERAW HIGH SCHOOL "BRAVES" BOYS GOLF TEAM AND HEAD COACH ROD NILLER ON WINNING THE 2002 CLASS AA STATE GOLF CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5335 -- Reps. McLeod and Huggins: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE THE CHAPIN HIGH SCHOOL EAGLES BASEBALL TEAM UPON WINNING THE 2002 SOUTH CAROLINA CLASS AA STATE BASEBALL CHAMPIONSHIP AND TO COMMEND THE PLAYERS, COACHES, AND STAFF FOR THEIR COMMITMENT TO EXCELLENCE AND FOR THEIR OUTSTANDING ACCOMPLISHMENT.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5336 -- Reps. McLeod and Huggins: A HOUSE RESOLUTION EXTENDING THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE CHAPIN HIGH SCHOOL "EAGLES" BASEBALL TEAM, COACHES, AND OTHER SCHOOL OFFICIALS ON TUESDAY, MAY 28, 2002, AT A TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF BEING RECOGNIZED AND CONGRATULATED FOR AN EXCEPTIONAL SEASON AND ON CAPTURING THE 2002 CLASS AA STATE BASEBALL CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5337 -- Rep. Freeman: A HOUSE RESOLUTION EXTENDING THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE CHERAW HIGH SCHOOL "BRAVES" BOYS GOLF TEAM, HEAD COACH ROD NILLER, AND OTHER SCHOOL OFFICIALS, ON THURSDAY, MAY 30, 2002, AT A TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF BEING RECOGNIZED AND CONGRATULATED ON WINNING THE 2002 CLASS AA STATE GOLF CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5338 -- Rep. J.R. Smith: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE MEMBERS OF THE SILVER BLUFF HIGH SCHOOL VARSITY SOFTBALL TEAM, THEIR COACHES, STAFF, AND OTHER SCHOOL OFFICIALS AT A DATE AND TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, TO CONGRATULATE THEM ON THEIR OUTSTANDING SEASON AND THEIR EXCITING 2002 CLASS AA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP WIN.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5339 -- Rep. J.R. Smith: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND AND CONGRATULATE THE PLAYERS, COACHES, AND STAFF OF THE SILVER BLUFF HIGH SCHOOL VARSITY SOFTBALL TEAM IN AIKEN FOR THEIR OUTSTANDING SEASON AND THEIR EXCITING 2002 CLASS AA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP WIN, AND TO WISH THEM MUCH ATHLETIC AND ACADEMIC SUCCESS IN THEIR FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5340 -- Rep. J.M. Neal: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND AND EXTOL MR. JOHN TAYLOR, SUPERINTENDENT OF THE LANCASTER COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT, FOR HIS DEDICATION TO EDUCATING CHILDREN IN SOUTH CAROLINA'S PUBLIC SCHOOLS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 5341 -- Rep. Bingham: 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 BROOKLAND-CAYCE HIGH SCHOOL VARSITY SOFTBALL TEAM ON A DATE AND AT A TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER FOR THE PURPOSE OF RECOGNIZING THEM FOR THEIR OUTSTANDING SEASON AND THEIR EXCITING 2002 CLASS AAA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP WIN.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5342 -- Rep. Bingham: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND AND CONGRATULATE THE PLAYERS, COACHES, AND STAFF OF THE BROOKLAND-CAYCE HIGH SCHOOL VARSITY SOFTBALL TEAM FOR THEIR OUTSTANDING SEASON AND THEIR EXCITING 2002 CLASS AAA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP WIN, AND TO WISH THEM MUCH ATHLETIC AND ACADEMIC SUCCESS IN THEIR FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5343 -- 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, 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, Rodgers, Rutherford, 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 COMMEND AND CONGRATULATE REPRESENTATIVE WILLIAM EDWARD "BILL" SANDIFER III FOR HIS HARD WORK, LEADERSHIP, AND DEDICATION TO THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES AS HE IS NAMED LEGISLATOR OF THE YEAR BY THE SOUTH CAROLINA CEMETERY ASSOCIATION.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5344 -- Reps. Gilham, 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, 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, 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 COMMEND AND THANK THE HONORABLE EDITH MARTIN "EDIE" RODGERS FOR HER OUTSTANDING, DEDICATED SERVICE TO THE RESIDENTS OF BEAUFORT COUNTY AND THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA AND TO WISH HER GOOD HEALTH AND MUCH HAPPINESS IN HER RETIREMENT FROM THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5345 -- Reps. Edge, Witherspoon, Barfield, Keegan and Kelley: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO NAME THE BRIDGE LOCATED AT THE INTERSECTION OF SC-22 AND US-701 NORTH AS THE "LIEUTENANT RANDY G. GERALD MEMORIAL BRIDGE" IN HONOR OF THIS OUTSTANDING LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER WHO LOST HIS LIFE IN THE LINE OF DUTY.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 5346 -- Reps. J.E. Smith, Lourie, Weeks, Harvin, McLeod, Davenport, Emory, Freeman, Gourdine, J. Hines, Hosey, Kirsh, Lloyd, J.M. Neal, Phillips, Sheheen, Snow and Stille: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 58-3-20, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION AND THEIR TERMS OF OFFICE, SO AS TO LENGTHEN THE TERMS OF CERTAIN MEMBERS OF THE COMMISSION ELECTED IN 2002 IN ORDER TO STAGGER TERMS OF MEMBERS OF THE COMMISSION; TO AMEND SECTION 58-3-24, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY AND FORMER MEMBERS FOR A PERIOD OF FOUR YEARS AFTER THEY CEASE TO BE MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY BEING INELIGIBLE FOR ELECTION TO THE PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT NO FAMILY MEMBER OF A PERSON SERVING IN THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY MAY BE ELECTED TO THE PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION; AND BY ADDING SECTION 58-3-85 SO AS TO PROVIDE PROCEDURES AND REQUIREMENTS RELATING TO PROHIBITED AND PERMITTED COMMUNICATIONS BY MEMBERS AND STAFF OF THE PUBLIC SERVICE COMMUNICATIONS INCLUDING EX PARTE COMMUNICATIONS BY THESE PERSONS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 5347 -- 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, 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, 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 COMMEND AND CONGRATULATE THE PLAYERS, COACHES, AND STAFF OF J. L. MANN "PATRIOTS" GIRLS TRACK TEAM ON THEIR OUTSTANDING SEASON AND THEIR 2002 AAA STATE TRACK CHAMPIONSHIP AND TO WISH THEM MUCH ATHLETIC AND ACADEMIC SUCCESS IN THE FUTURE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5348 -- Reps. Koon, Bingham, Frye, Huggins, Riser and Stuart: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND THE MANAGEMENT AND EMPLOYEES OF THE COLUMBIA METROPOLITAN AIRPORT AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL TOWER FOR THEIR DEDICATION TO AVIATION SAFETY, MAINTAINED AWARENESS, AND CONSTANT DESIRE TO PROVIDE THE VERY BEST IN SERVICE TO THE FLYING PUBLIC, AND TO CONGRATULATE THE COLUMBIA AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL TOWER FOR BEING SELECTED BY THE FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION TO RECEIVE BOTH THE SOUTHERN REGIONAL AND THE NATIONAL LEVEL SEVEN AIR TRAFFIC FACILITY OF THE YEAR AWARDS FOR 2001.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 5349 -- Reps. Koon, Bingham, Frye, Huggins, Riser and Stuart: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND AND CONGRATULATE THE LEXINGTON MEDICAL CENTER, ITS BOARD OF DIRECTORS AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER, FOR HAVING THE VISION AND TENACITY IN MEETING AND EXCEEDING THE MEDICAL NEEDS OF THE CITIZENS OF LEXINGTON COUNTY AND THE MIDLANDS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 5350 -- Rep. Owens: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND MRS. DWYNELLE PRITCHARD BENNETT OF ST. GEORGE FOR HER WORK DURING THE PAST EIGHTEEN YEARS ON BEHALF OF THE WORLD GRITS FESTIVAL HELD ANNUALLY IN ST. GEORGE AS HER ASSOCIATION WITH THE FESTIVAL COMES TO A CLOSE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5351 -- Reps. Riser, Koon and Stuart: A HOUSE RESOLUTION CONGRATULATING HEAD COACH ROBBIE HUNTER AND THE REGION 3-AAAA CHAMPIONSHIP LEXINGTON HIGH SCHOOL WILDCATS ON THEIR SHUTOUT OF THE REGION 4-AAAA CHAMPS, THE RICHLAND NORTHEAST CAVALIERS, TO TAKE THE 2002 STATE BOYS' AAAA TENNIS TITLE, AND TO WISH THEM WELL AS THEY LOOK TO BUILD ON THAT FIRST-EVER CROWN IN THE FUTURE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5352 -- Rep. Riser: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO CONGRATULATE HEAD COACH ROBBIE HUNTER AND THE LEXINGTON HIGH SCHOOL WILDCATS BOYS' TENNIS TEAM ON A DATE AND AT A TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER FOR THE PURPOSE OF RECOGNIZING THEIR WINNING OF THE 2002 STATE AAAA CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5353 -- Rep. Easterday: A HOUSE RESOLUTION CONGRATULATING THE LADY RAMS OF HILLCREST HIGH SCHOOL OF GREENVILLE COUNTY ON WINNING THE CLASS AAAA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP IN SOFTBALL FOR 2002.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5354 -- Reps. Harvin, G.M. Smith and J. Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO AUTHORIZE THE SOUTH CAROLINA INDEPENDENT SCHOOLS STUDENT ASSOCIATION TO USE THE HOUSE CHAMBER ON TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2002, FOR A MEETING OF THE ASSOCIATION.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5355 -- Reps. Harvin and Kennedy: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE PROFOUND SORROW OF THE MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA GENERAL ASSEMBLY UPON THE DEATH OF MERIE BRADSHAW KING OF CLARENDON COUNTY, AND TO EXTEND DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO HER FAMILY AND MANY FRIENDS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 5356 -- Rep. Harvin: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE DEEPEST SYMPATHY OF THE MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE FAMILY AND MANY FRIENDS OF MR. JAMES "JIMMY" DAVID SULLIVAN OF TURBEVILLE WHO RECENTLY PASSED AWAY.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5357 -- Rep. Lourie: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION EXPRESSING THE APPRECIATION OF THE MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY FOR THE DISTINGUISHED SERVICE IN THE FIELD OF PUBLIC EDUCATION OF ANNE HIGHTOWER-PATTERSON OF COLUMBIA, PRINCIPAL OF CRAYTON MIDDLE SCHOOL IN RICHLAND SCHOOL DISTRICT ONE, ON THE OCCASION OF HER RETIREMENT AND WISHING FOR HER SUCCESS, HEALTH, AND HAPPINESS IN ALL HER FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 5358 -- Reps. Altman, Harrell, Breeland, R. Brown, Campsen, Chellis, Dantzler, Limehouse, Mack, Scarborough, Whatley and Whipper: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND AND CONGRATULATE THE "WILDCATS" OF WEST ASHLEY HIGH SCHOOL VARSITY GIRLS SOCCER TEAM OF CHARLESTON FOR WINNING THE 2002 CLASS AAAA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP ON SATURDAY, MAY 11, 2002, AND TO WISH THEM EVERY SUCCESS IN THEIR FUTURE ATHLETIC AND ACADEMIC ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5359 -- Reps. Altman, Harrell, Breeland, R. Brown, Campsen, Chellis, Dantzler, Limehouse, Mack, Scarborough, Whatley and Whipper: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE MEMBERS OF THE WEST ASHLEY HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS SOCCER TEAM, THEIR COACHES, STAFF, AND OTHER SCHOOL OFFICIALS AT A DATE AND TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, TO CONGRATULATE THEM ON THEIR OUTSTANDING SEASON AND THEIR EXCITING 2002 CLASS AAAA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP WIN.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5360 -- Reps. Keegan, Barfield, Edge, Witherspoon, Allen, 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, 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, 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, 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, A. Young and J. Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE REPRESENTATIVE MARK STEPHEN KELLEY AS HE CONCLUDES TEN YEARS OF KNOWLEDGEABLE AND EFFECTIVE SERVICE IN THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE CITIZENS OF HORRY COUNTY AND THE PEOPLE OF THIS STATE AND WISH HIM WELL AS HE PURSUES HIS BUSINESS INTERESTS AND DEDICATES HIS TIME TO HIS DEVOTED FAMILY.
Introduced and Adopted 38631

H. 5361 -- Reps. Coates, Weeks, G.M. Smith, J. Young, Allen, Allison, Altman, Askins, Bales, Barfield, Barrett, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Campsen, Carnell, 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, 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, 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 HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND CHIEF MAGISTRATE GEORGE MCFADDIN OF SUMTER FOR HIS COURAGE DISPLAYED IN HIS RESPONSE TO AN AUTOMOBILE ACCIDENT NEAR INTERSTATE 95.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5362 -- Rep. Cobb-Hunter: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO HONOR JAMES B. HUNT, JR., OF ORANGEBURG COUNTY, BAND DIRECTOR EXTRAORDINAIRE, ON THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE J. B. HUNT SCHOLARSHIP FUND IN RECOGNITION OF HIS NUMEROUS YEARS AS BAND DIRECTOR IN THE ORANGEBURG COUNTY SCHOOLS AND HIS INESTIMABLE CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE MUSICAL LIVES OF COUNTLESS STUDENTS OVER THE YEARS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5363 -- Rep. Ott: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES AT A DATE AND TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER TO RHETT TABER, JR., OF FORT MOTTE AND THE TEAM BUOY CREEK WATER SKIERS FOR THE PURPOSE OF RECOGNIZING THEM FOR THEIR ACCOMPLISHMENTS AT THE INT AMATEUR SKI TOURNAMENT IN HOUSTON, TEXAS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5364 -- Reps. Kelley, Barfield, Keegan, Miller and Witherspoon: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO NAME PARTICULAR INTERCHANGES IN HORRY COUNTY AFTER EACH BRANCH OF THE MILITARY SERVICES OF THE UNITED STATES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 5365 -- Reps. J.E. Smith and Harrison: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE THE FIVE STATE HISTORY DAY COMPETITION WINNERS FROM HAND MIDDLE SCHOOL AND EXTEND TO THEM BEST WISHES AND GOOD LUCK IN THE NATIONAL HISTORY DAY COMPETITION TO BE HELD JUNE 9-13, 2002, IN WASHINGTON, D. C.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5366 -- Rep. Lucas: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND THE THAD E. SALEEBY DEVELOPMENTAL CENTER OF DARLINGTON COUNTY FOR ITS EXCELLENT SERVICE TO PERSONS WITH SPECIAL NEEDS, AND TO CONGRATULATE THE CENTER ON ITS DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL RECERTIFICATION SURVEY WITH A SCORE OF ONE HUNDRED PERCENT.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 5367 -- Rep. Easterday: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE MEMBERS OF THE LADY RAMS OF HILLCREST HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS SOFTBALL TEAM, THEIR COACHES, STAFF, AND OTHER SCHOOL OFFICIALS ON JUNE 4, 2002, AT A TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, TO CONGRATULATE THEM ON THEIR OUTSTANDING SEASON AND THEIR EXCITING 2002 CLASS AAAA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP WIN.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5368 -- Reps. Limehouse, Me