Journal of the House of Representatives
of the First Session of the 115th General Assembly
of the State of South Carolina
being the Regular Session Beginning Tuesday, January 14, 2003


HOUSE BILL INDEX

BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS

REGULAR SESSION OF 2003

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

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2003 HOUSE BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS

H. 3000 -- Reps. Wilkins and W.D. Smith: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO PROVIDE A PROCEDURE FOR ALLOTTING SEATS TO MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES FOR THE 2003 AND 2004 SESSIONS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY.
Introduced and Adopted
Proposed Amended

H. 3001 -- Reps. Wilkins and W.D. Smith: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO ADOPT THE RULES OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES FOR THE 2003 AND 2004 SESSIONS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3002 -- Reps. Cobb-Hunter and Clyburn: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-37-220, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO EXEMPTIONS FROM AD VALOREM TAXATION, SO AS TO EXEMPT A MOBILE HOME WHICH IS OCCUPIED AS A LEGAL RESIDENCE BY AN OWNER SIXTY-TWO YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3003 -- Rep. J. Brown: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 38-71-287 SO AS TO REQUIRE EVERY INDIVIDUAL AND GROUP HEALTH INSURANCE POLICY AND PLAN OF HEALTH COVERAGE ISSUED OR RENEWED IN THIS STATE TO PAY FOR MEDICAL SERVICES AND TREATMENT RENDERED BY AN OUT-OF-STATE HOSPITAL AT THE SAME LEVEL PAID TO AN IN-STATE HOSPITAL UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS AND TO PROVIDE COVERAGE FOR SIDE EFFECTS THAT ARE COMMONLY ASSOCIATED WITH RADICAL RETROPUBIC PROSTATECTOMY SURGERY, REQUIRE CERTAIN NOTICE TO BE GIVEN TO EACH INSURED OR PLAN-ENROLLEE, AND PROVIDE FOR THE PROMULGATION OF REGULATIONS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3004 -- Reps. Cobb-Hunter and J.H. Neal: A BILL 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. 3005 -- Reps. Cobb-Hunter and J.H. Neal: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 1, TITLE 41, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE GENERAL PROVISIONS OF LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT LAW, BY ADDING SECTION 41-1-110 SO AS TO ESTABLISH FOR A PERSON EMPLOYED BY AN EMPLOYER DOING BUSINESS OR EMPLOYING RESIDENTS OF THIS STATE THE RIGHT TO EXAMINE AND OBTAIN COPIES OF ALL OF THE CONTENTS OF HIS PERSONNEL RECORD AS MAINTAINED BY THAT EMPLOYER, TO PROVIDE FOR THE TIME, PLACE, AND MANNER WHICH EMPLOYERS AND EMPLOYEES MUST FOLLOW RELATING TO ACCESS TO PERSONNEL RECORDS, TO PROVIDE FOR FEES FOR DEFRAYING THE COST OF GRANTING ACCESS TO SUCH PERSONNEL FILE OR MAKING COPIES, TO PROVIDE FOR CERTAIN FINES WHICH MAY BE LEVIED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING AND REGULATION, TO PROVIDE A CIVIL REMEDY FOR VIOLATIONS, AND TO PROVIDE FOR RELATED MATTERS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3006 -- Reps. Cobb-Hunter and W.D. Smith: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO DIRECT THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE TO STUDY THE VIABILITY OF ESTABLISHING AN INLAND INTERMODAL PORT IN THE VICINITY OF THE INTERSECTION OF INTERSTATE HIGHWAYS 95 AND 26 AND TO REPORT ITS FINDINGS TO THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY ON JANUARY 13, 2004.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3007 -- Rep. J. Brown: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 38-71-268 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT NOTHING IN TITLE 38 MAY LIMIT AN INSURER OR OTHER THIRD PARTY PAYOR FROM DETERMINING THE SCOPE OF ITS BENEFITS AND OTHER TERMS OF ITS CONTRACTS WITH PROVIDERS EXCEPT THAT THE CONTRACT PROVIDING COVERAGE TO AN INSURED MAY NOT EXCLUDE THE RIGHT OF ASSIGNMENT OF BENEFITS TO A PROVIDER AT THE SAME BENEFIT RATE AS PAID TO A CONTRACT PROVIDER.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3008 -- Reps. J.E. Smith, Kirsh and Cotty: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-180, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF A SPECIAL RESTRICTED DRIVER'S LICENSE TO CERTAIN MINORS BY THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE RESTRICTIONS CONTAINED IN THIS DRIVER'S LICENSE MAY BE MODIFIED OR WAIVED BY THE DEPARTMENT IF THE RESTRICTED LICENSEE PROVES THAT THE RESTRICTION INTERFERES WITH TRAVEL BETWEEN THE LICENSEE'S HOME AND RELIGIOUS SPONSORED EVENTS.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3009 -- Reps. Davenport and Littlejohn: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 23-9-55 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A BUILDING INSPECTOR MAY CONDUCT A FIRE AND SAFETY INSPECTION FOR A PUBLIC BUILDING AND SUBMIT HIS REPORT TO THE STATE FIRE MARSHAL.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3010 -- Reps. Wilkins, Simrill, Bales, Bailey and Witherspoon: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 20-7-420, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO FAMILY COURT JURISDICTION, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT FAMILY COURT HAS EXCLUSIVE JURISDICTION TO HEAR AND DETERMINE MATTERS RELATING TO THE VALIDITY OF PREMARITAL AGREEMENTS AND THE EFFECT OF THESE AGREEMENTS ON ISSUES OTHERWISE WITHIN FAMILY COURT JURISDICTION.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading

H. 3011 -- Reps. J.E. Smith and Bales: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 12-21-625 SO AS TO IMPOSE A SURTAX ON EACH CIGARETTE SUBJECT TO THE LICENSE TAX ON CIGARETTES IN AN AMOUNT EQUAL TO 2.2 CENTS A CIGARETTE, TO PROVIDE THAT THE REVENUE OF THIS SECTION IS CREDITED TO THE MEDICAID EXPANSION FUND AND IS APPROPRIATED AND AUTHORIZED FOR THE PURPOSE FOR WHICH THAT FUND IS ESTABLISHED, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE PAYMENT AND COLLECTION OF THIS SURTAX; AND TO AMEND SECTION 44-6-155, RELATING TO THE MEDICAID EXPANSION FUND, SO AS TO REFLECT THE ADDITIONAL REVENUES FOR THAT FUND PROVIDED BY THE SURTAX IMPOSED BY THIS ACT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3012 -- Reps. Altman, Littlejohn, Simrill, Vaughn, Bales, Hinson, Kirsh, Umphlett, Merrill, Richardson, Clemmons and Cotty: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 25 TO CHAPTER 9, TITLE 58 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE PROTECTION OF TELEPHONE CUSTOMERS IN THIS STATE FROM UNWANTED TELEPHONE SOLICITATION IN THIS STATE, INCLUDING PROVISIONS FOR, AMONG OTHER THINGS, A DATABASE CONSTITUTING A "NO-CALL LIST", CIVIL PENALTIES, ENFORCEMENT BY THE PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION, AND A TWO-YEAR STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS; TO PROVIDE THAT TELEPHONE CALLER IDENTIFICATION SERVICES ARE NOT LIABLE FOR VIOLATIONS OF THIS ARTICLE AND TELEPHONE COMPANIES ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ENFORCEMENT OR LIABLE FOR ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN THE DATABASE; AND 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 ARTICLE 25, CHAPTER 9, TITLE 58.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3013 -- Reps. Davenport, Littlejohn, Simrill, Bales, Coates, Richardson and Cotty: 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 "TELEPHONE SOLICITATION LIST ACT", TO PROVIDE FOR THE COMPILATION AND MAINTENANCE BY THE PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION OF A LIST OF TELEPHONE CUSTOMERS WHO DO NOT OBJECT TO BEING SOLICITED BY TELEPHONE, TO REQUIRE TELEPHONE SOLICITORS TO ACQUIRE THE LIST FOR A FEE AND PROHIBIT THEM FROM SOLICITING CUSTOMERS WHO ARE NOT ON THE LIST BY TELEPHONE, TO PROHIBIT THE TRANSFER OF THE LIST FROM ONE SOLICITOR TO ANOTHER, TO PROVIDE FOR CIVIL PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS OF THE PROVISIONS, AND TO PROVIDE FOR CONSENT TO CALLS FROM CERTAIN TELEPHONE SOLICITORS FOR CERTAIN PURPOSES; TO AMEND SECTION 30-4-40, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO EXEMPTIONS FROM THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT, SO AS TO EXEMPT THE "TELEPHONE SOLICITATION LIST" DATABASE; AND TO AMEND SECTION 16-17-445, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO CRIMINAL REGULATION OF UNSOLICITED TELEPHONE CALLS, SO AS TO PROHIBIT CALLS FROM TELEPHONE SOLICITORS AFTER SIX O'CLOCK P.M. AND BEFORE NINE O'CLOCK A.M., TO REQUIRE THE USE OF THE "TELEPHONE SOLICITATION LIST" BY A TELEPHONE SOLICITOR, AND TO PROHIBIT THE USE OF A MEANS OF CIRCUMVENTING A TELEPHONE SUBSCRIBER'S CALLER IDENTIFICATION SERVICE.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3014 -- Reps. J. Brown and Bales: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 10-1-220 SO AS TO REQUIRE ALL BUILDINGS CONSTRUCTED BY THE STATE OR FOR OCCUPANCY BY AN AGENCY, DEPARTMENT, OR ENTITY OF THE STATE AFTER JUNE 30, 2003, TO HAVE TWICE AS MANY TOILETS FOR WOMEN AS FOR MEN.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3015 -- Reps. Cobb-Hunter and J.H. Neal: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 34-11-60, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DRAWING AND UTTERING ANY FRAUDULENT CHECK, DRAFT, OR OTHER WRITTEN ORDER, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE SECTION DOES NOT APPLY TO A CHECK GIVEN TO A DEFERRED PRESENTMENT SERVICE OR A CHECK CASHING SERVICE; TO AMEND SECTION 34-11-70, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO EVIDENCE OF FRAUDULENT INTENT AND PROSECUTION FOR ISSUANCE OF ANY FRAUDULENT CHECK, DRAFT, OR OTHER WRITTEN ORDER, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A COMMERCIAL AGENT FOR COLLECTION OF AN OBLIGATION PAID FOR WITH ANY FRAUDULENT CHECK, DRAFT, OR OTHER WRITTEN ORDER DOES NOT HAVE THE SAME RIGHTS AS THE ORIGINAL PAYEE UNLESS THE CHECK, DRAFT, OR OTHER WRITTEN ORDER HAS BEEN ENDORSED OVER TO THE AGENT FOR COLLECTION FOR VALUE AND WITHOUT RESERVATION OF RIGHTS; TO AMEND SECTION 34-39-180, RELATING TO REGULATION OF DEFERRED PRESENTMENT SERVICES AND SECTION 34-41-60, RELATING TO REGULATION OF CHECK CASHING SERVICES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT NEITHER SERVICE MAY RELY ON THE CIVIL OR CRIMINAL REMEDIES IN CHAPTER 11, TITLE 34, FOR PROSECUTING OR CIVILLY ENFORCING PAYMENT OF A FRAUDULENT CHECK.
Introduced and Committed
Recalled
Committed

H. 3016 -- Reps. Altman, Simrill, Coates and Cotty: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 16-15-115 SO AS TO PROVIDE A FORFEITURE PROCEDURE WITH RESPECT TO CASH THAT IS CONFISCATED FROM A PERSON ARRESTED FOR A PROSTITUTION VIOLATION; AND TO AMEND SECTION 16-15-110, RELATING TO PENALTIES FOR PROSTITUTION VIOLATIONS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT CASH CONFISCATED PURSUANT TO AN ARREST FOR PROSTITUTION IS SUBJECT TO FORFEITURE.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Request for Debate
Point of Order

H. 3017 -- Reps. Cobb-Hunter and J.H. Neal: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 59-20-60, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO SPENDING PRIORITIES UNDER THE EDUCATION FINANCE ACT AND THE EDUCATION FINANCE REVIEW COMMITTEE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE COMMITTEE SHALL STUDY THE FUNDING FORMULAS FOR PUBLIC EDUCATION IN THIS STATE TO DETERMINE IF THEY ARE ADEQUATE AND EQUITABLE AND ALSO THE ISSUE OF UNFUNDED MANDATES CAUSED BY NEW EDUCATIONAL INITIATIVES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3018 -- Rep. J. Brown: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 41-1-120 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE OWNERSHIP OR OPERATION OF A MOTORCYCLE OR THE WEARING OF CLOTHING ASSOCIATED WITH THE OWNERSHIP OR OPERATION OF A MOTORCYCLE, EXCEPT WHEN THE CLOTHING IS OBSCENE, IS NOT THE LAWFUL BASIS OF A PERSONNEL ACTION, AND TO PROVIDE FOR DAMAGES, BURDEN OF PROOF, AND A STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS FOR ACTIONS BROUGHT FOR VIOLATION OF THIS SECTION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3019 -- Reps. J.E. Smith, Richardson and Simrill: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 16-11-700, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO LITTERING AND PENALTIES FOR LITTERING, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON WHO WITNESSES LITTERING MAY SWEAR OUT A WARRANT IN THE APPROPRIATE COURT TO INITIATE PROSECUTION OF THE OFFENDER.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3020 -- Reps. J.E. Smith and Bales: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 20-7-1552 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE BEST INTERESTS OF THE CHILD IS THE GUIDING PRINCIPLE IN RESOLVING CHILD CUSTODY AND VISITATION DISPUTES, TO PROVIDE THAT THE BEST INTERESTS OF THE CHILD ARE SERVED WHEN THE CHILD'S RELATIONSHIP WITH EACH PARENT IS EQUALLY PROMOTED AND ENCOURAGED, TO PROVIDE THAT THE COURT MUST STRIVE TO EQUALIZE EACH PARENT'S TIME WITH AND OPPORTUNITIES TO BE INVOLVED IN THE CHILD'S LIFE, AND TO PROVIDE THAT JOINT CUSTODY IS NOT REQUIRED BY THIS SECTION NOR MAY VISITATION AWARDED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THIS SECTION BE CONSTRUED AS JOINT CUSTODY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3021 -- Reps. Altman, Littlejohn, Vaughn and Bales: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 2-3-115 SO AS TO ESTABLISH THE HONORARY POSITION OF SPEAKER EMERITUS, TO PROVIDE THAT THE POSITION IS HELD BY A PERSON WHO SERVED AS SPEAKER AFTER HIS SERVICE IN THE HOUSE, TO PROVIDE THE SPEAKER EMERITUS MAY PERFORM FUNCTIONS AND DUTIES ASSIGNED BY THE SPEAKER AND ALLOWED BY LAW, AND TO PROVIDE A SPECIAL LICENSE PLATE FOR THE SPEAKER EMERITUS; AND TO AMEND SECTION 2-3-110, RELATING TO THE SPEAKER AS CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, SO AS TO AUTHORIZE THE SPEAKER, AS ALLOWED BY LAW, TO APPROVE EXPENSE MONEY, STATIONERY, AND A PARKING SPACE IN THE MCEACHERN PARKING FACILITY FOR EACH SPEAKER EMERITUS, AND TO MAKE THE SPEAKER EMERITUS SUBJECT TO THE ETHICS ACT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3022 -- Rep. J. Brown: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-33-116 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT, BEGINNING NO LATER THAN AGE SIXTEEN, SPECIAL EDUCATION STUDENTS WHO GRADUATE FROM HIGH SCHOOL BY DIPLOMA OR ATTENDANCE CERTIFICATE OR WHO OTHERWISE EXIT THE PUBLIC SCHOOL SYSTEM AFTER ENTERING HIGH SCHOOL MUST BE PROVIDED AN INDIVIDUAL TRANSITION PLAN, OUTLINING TRANSITION SERVICES TO ASSURE THAT THESE STUDENTS HAVE ADEQUATE INFORMATION, ACCESS TO ADULT SERVICE AGENCIES, AND A STATEMENT OF INTERAGENCY RESPONSIBILITIES OR LINKAGES FOR OBTAINING APPROPRIATE ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY DEVICES AND SERVICES AFTER THEY EXIT THE PUBLIC SCHOOL SYSTEM.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3023 -- Reps. J.E. Smith and Simrill: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 16-3-1040, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THREATENING THE LIFE, PERSON, OR FAMILY OF A PUBLIC OFFICIAL, TEACHER, OR PRINCIPAL, SO AS TO INCLUDE DIRECT OR INDIRECT THREATS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3024 -- Rep. J. Brown: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 38-71-269 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT NO HEALTH INSURANCE POLICY OR CONTRACT MAY EXCLUDE THE RIGHT OF ASSIGNMENT OF BENEFITS TO A NONPARTICIPATING PROVIDER AT THE SAME BENEFIT RATE AS PAID TO A PARTICIPATING PROVIDER.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3025 -- Rep. Altman: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 7-19-80, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PRESIDENTIAL ELECTORS DECLARING FOR A CANDIDATE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT AN ELECTOR IS DEEMED TO HAVE IRREVOCABLY VOTED FOR A CANDIDATE AT THE TIME HE DECLARES FOR A CANDIDATE AND TO DELETE INCONSISTENT PROVISIONS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Request for Debate
Point of Order

H. 3026 -- Reps. Altman, Vaughn, W.D. Smith and Cotty: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 16-3-1082 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON OR BUSINESS COMMITS THE OFFENSE OF FURNISHING FALSE CREDIT INFORMATION IF THE PERSON OR BUSINESS KNOWINGLY FURNISHES FALSE INFORMATION ABOUT ANOTHER PERSON'S CREDITWORTHINESS, CREDIT STANDING, OR CREDIT CAPACITY TO A CREDIT REPORTING BUREAU, TO PROVIDE THAT A CREDIT-REPORTING BUREAU COMMITS THE OFFENSE OF FURNISHING FALSE CREDIT INFORMATION IF THE CREDIT-REPORTING BUREAU KNOWINGLY FURNISHES FALSE INFORMATION ABOUT A PERSON'S CREDITWORTHINESS, CREDIT STANDING, OR CREDIT CAPACITY TO A THIRD PARTY, AND TO PROVIDE A PENALTY.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3027 -- Reps. Davenport, Littlejohn, Merrill, Cobb-Hunter and Coates: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 2-7-79 SO AS TO REQUIRE A STATEMENT OF OBJECTIVES AND ANNUAL MEASURES OF PROGRESS FOR ATTAINING THESE OBJECTIVES FOR NEW RECURRING PROGRAMS IN THE ANNUAL GENERAL APPROPRIATIONS ACT AND FOR INCREASED APPROPRIATIONS FOR EXISTING RECURRING PROGRAMS ABOVE THE RATE OF INFLATION, TO PROHIBIT SUBSEQUENT APPROPRIATIONS FOR SUCH PROGRAMS FOR FOUR YEARS IF THE ANNUAL MEASURE OF PROGRESS IS NOT MET, AND TO REQUIRE THESE STATEMENTS TO BE APPROVED BY A JOINT STANDING COMMITTEE AND TO PROVIDE FOR ITS MEMBERSHIP.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3028 -- Reps. Davenport and W.D. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-530, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE FIVE PERCENT CORPORATE INCOME TAX RATE IMPOSED PURSUANT TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA INCOME TAX ACT, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR GRADUATED CORPORATE INCOME TAX RATES RANGING FROM ONE AND ONE-HALF PERCENT TO FIVE PERCENT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3029 -- Reps. Altman, Simrill and Umphlett: 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. 3030 -- Rep. Davenport: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-50, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PROVISIONS OF THE INTERNAL REVENUE CODE OF 1986 SPECIFICALLY NOT ADOPTED FOR PURPOSES OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA INCOME TAX ACT, SO AS TO DELETE REFERENCES TO THE NET OPERATING LOSS CARRYBACK AND TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-1130, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE COMPUTATION OF SOUTH CAROLINA TAXABLE INCOME FOR PURPOSES OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA INCOME TAX ACT, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE CARRYBACK OF A NET OPERATING LOSS DEDUCTION FOR FEDERAL INCOME TAX PURPOSES ALSO IS ALLOWED FOR STATE INCOME TAX PURPOSES AND PROVIDE THAT THE FEDERAL ELECTION TO CARRY BACK A NET OPERATING LOSS IS NOT BINDING FOR SOUTH CAROLINA INCOME TAX PURPOSES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3031 -- Reps. Davenport, Simrill and W.D. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 57-25-225 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A STATE OR LOCAL GOVERNMENTAL ENTITY SHALL NOT REMOVE OR CAUSE TO BE REMOVED A LAWFULLY ERECTED SIGN IN VIEW OF AN INTERSTATE HIGHWAY, ROADWAY, OR STREET WITHOUT JUSTLY COMPENSATING ITS OWNER.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3032 -- Rep. Cobb-Hunter: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 16-3-635, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO ASSAULT AND BATTERY UPON EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICE PROVIDERS, FIREFIGHTERS, OR HOME HEALTH CARE WORKERS, SO AS TO REVISE THE ELEMENTS AND CONDITIONS OF THIS OFFENSE AND INCLUDE PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION WORKERS WITHIN THIS SECTION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3033 -- Reps. Cobb-Hunter and J.H. Neal: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 8-11-665 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT AN ABSENCE FROM WORK BY A STATE EMPLOYEE SOLELY DUE TO A WORKPLACE CLOSING OR STAFFING REDUCTION ORDERED BY THE GOVERNOR IN THE DECLARATION OF A STATE OF EMERGENCY IS NOT CONSIDERED AN ABSENCE FOR PURPOSES OF ANNUAL OR OTHER CATEGORIES OF LEAVE ALLOWED STATE EMPLOYEES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3034 -- Reps. Cobb-Hunter and W.D. Smith: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO CREATE A PUBLIC EDUCATION FUNDING STUDY COMMITTEE TO STUDY THE SYSTEM OF FUNDING PUBLIC EDUCATION IN THIS STATE IN GRADES K-12.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3035 -- Reps. Altman and Umphlett: 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 USERS (AED), SO AS TO PROVIDE THE TRAINING REQUIRED INCLUDES A TRAINING COURSE APPROVED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Request for Debate
Point of Order

H. 3036 -- Rep. Altman: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 38-53-270, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO A PROFESSIONAL BONDSMAN'S MAINTENANCE OF SECURITY DEPOSITS WITH THE CLERK OF COURT, SO AS TO REVISE THE AMOUNT A PROFESSIONAL BONDSMAN SHALL MAINTAIN AS A DEPOSIT WITH A CLERK OF COURT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3037 -- Reps. Altman, Vaughn, Umphlett, Merrill, Coates, Clemmons, Cotty and Mahaffey: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 7-13-350, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO CERTIFIED CANDIDATES NOMINATED BY PETITION, PRIMARY, OR CONVENTION, SO AS TO PROHIBIT A CANDIDATE FROM BEING NOMINATED BY MORE THAN ONE POLITICAL PARTY AND TO REQUIRE THE AUTHORITY CHARGED BY LAW WITH PRINTING THE BALLOT TO PRINT THE NAME OF THE CANDIDATE WITH THE ONE PARTY WHICH NOMINATED HIM.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Point of Order

H. 3038 -- Reps. Altman and Coates: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 7-13-40, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE DATE OF PARTY PRIMARIES, CERTIFICATION OF NAMES FOR PRIMARY BALLOTS, AND FILING FEES, SO AS TO CHANGE THE PRIMARY DATE FROM THE SECOND TO THE LAST TUESDAY IN JUNE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3039 -- Rep. Altman: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 7-7-710, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE ALTERATION OF POLLING PRECINCTS HAVING MORE THAN ONE THOUSAND FIVE HUNDRED REGISTERED ELECTORS, SO AS TO REQUIRE A POLLING PRECINCT TO HAVE A MINIMUM OF SEVEN HUNDRED FIFTY REGISTERED ELECTORS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3040 -- Reps. Sheheen, Bales, Kirsh, Richardson, Cotty and Coleman: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 9, TITLE 58, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PUBLIC UTILITIES AND TELEPHONE, TELEGRAPH, AND EXPRESS COMPANIES, BY ADDING ARTICLE 8 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT AND PROTECTION OF PRIVACY IN THIS STATE FROM UNWANTED TELEPHONE SOLICITATION IN THIS STATE, INCLUDING PROVISIONS FOR, AMONG OTHER THINGS, A DATABASE CONSTITUTING A "NO-CALL LIST", CRIMINAL PENALTIES, INVESTIGATIONS BY THE ATTORNEY GENERAL AND THE CIRCUIT SOLICITORS, AND THE SEEKING OF INJUNCTIVE AND OTHER RELIEF BY THE ATTORNEY GENERAL; TO PROVIDE FOR CIVIL PENALTIES PURSUANT TO THE UNFAIR TRADE PRACTICE ACT AND FOR A PRIVATE CAUSE OF ACTION BY A RESIDENTIAL SUBSCRIBER IN CERTAIN CONDITIONS; TO PROVIDE THAT TELEPHONE CALLER IDENTIFICATION SERVICES ARE NOT LIABLE FOR VIOLATIONS OF THIS ARTICLE AND TELEPHONE COMPANIES ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR 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 ARTICLE 8, CHAPTER 9, TITLE 58; 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 ARTICLE 8, CHAPTER 9, TITLE 58.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3041 -- Reps. Witherspoon, Littlejohn, Kirsh, Umphlett, Coates and Cotty: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 11, TITLE 50, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PROTECTION OF GAME, BY ADDING SECTION 50-11-315 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT ALL PERSONS HUNTING DEER MUST WEAR A HAT, SHIRT, COAT, OR VEST OF SOLID VISIBLE INTERNATIONAL ORANGE OR AT LEAST FORTY PERCENT VISIBLE INTERNATIONAL ORANGE, AND TO PROVIDE EXCEPTIONS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Amended
Proposed Amended
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Point of Order
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Message to Senate
Message from Senate
Ratified
Veto Message
Veto Overridden

H. 3042 -- Reps. Walker, Kirsh and Cotty: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-19-25 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT BEGINNING IN 2003 MEMBERS OF THE BOARDS OF TRUSTEES OF SCHOOL DISTRICTS MUST BE ELECTED IN NONPARTISAN ELECTIONS, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE DATES OF THE ELECTIONS, TERMS OF CANDIDATES ELECTED, METHOD OF NOMINATION OF CANDIDATES, FILLING OF VACANCIES, AND CONDUCT OF THE ELECTIONS.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3043 -- Reps. Townsend, Littlejohn, Simrill, Vaughn, Bales, Kirsh, Walker, Umphlett, Cobb-Hunter, Clark and Cotty: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 59-5-71, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE DEVELOPMENT AND IMPLEMENTATION OF A UNIFORM BEGINNING DATE FOR THE ANNUAL SCHOOL TERM, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT FOR THE PURPOSE OF IMPLEMENTATION, THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION SHALL MAKE ITS RECOMMENDATION TO THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY NO LATER THAN JANUARY 1, 2003, AND TO PROVIDE THAT IMPLEMENTATION OF ANY CHANGE TO THE PRESENT SCHOOL START DATE PROCEDURES MUST BE DETERMINED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY BY LAW.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3044 -- Reps. Sheheen, Coleman and Cotty: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 48-1-112 SO AS TO PROHIBIT THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL FROM ISSUING PERMITS TO CONSTRUCT OR OPERATE A NEW REGIONAL WASTE WATER TREATMENT FACILITY THAT DISCHARGES INTO WATERS INCLUDED IN THE CATAWBA RIVER BASIN UNLESS A COMPREHENSIVE WATER QUALITY STUDY IS CONDUCTED AND TO SPECIFY ISSUES TO BE ADDRESSED IN THE STUDY.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended

H. 3045 -- Rep. Scott: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 11, TITLE 1, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, 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 ITS 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
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Recalled
Recalled
Committed

H. 3046 -- Reps. Scarborough, Littlejohn, Vaughn and Richardson: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 18, TITLE 41, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 3 SO AS TO ENACT "THE SOUTH CAROLINA RIDER SAFETY ACT" REQUIRING RIDERS OF AMUSEMENT AND CARNIVAL DEVICES TO COMPLY WITH CERTAIN SAFETY REQUIREMENTS, TO REPORT INJURIES IN A TIMELY MANNER, TO REQUIRE OWNERS OF SUCH DEVICES TO POST SIGNS RELATING TO RIDER SAFETY, AND TO ESTABLISH A MISDEMEANOR FOR VIOLATIONS OF THIS ARTICLE; AND TO DESIGNATE SECTIONS 41-18-10 THROUGH 41-18-150 AS ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 18, TITLE 41, AND TO NAME THAT ARTICLE "GENERAL PROVISIONS".
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3047 -- Reps. Merrill, Viers, Vaughn, Hinson, Kirsh, Umphlett, Witherspoon, Richardson and Cotty: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-101-295 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT AN ACADEMIC OR A NEED-BASED SCHOLARSHIP, GRANT, OR LOAN FUNDED IN WHOLE OR IN PART WITH STATE OR LOCAL FUNDS MAY NOT BE AWARDED BY A PUBLIC INSTITUTION OF HIGHER LEARNING AS DEFINED IN SECTION 59-103-5 OR BY ANOTHER ENTITY TO A STUDENT WHO IS NOT A UNITED STATES CITIZEN.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3048 -- Reps. Merrill, Hinson, Kirsh, Umphlett and Richardson: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 20-7-1556 SO AS TO REQUIRE THE CLERK 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
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3049 -- Reps. Merrill, Walker, Ceips and Cotty: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 2-17-55 SO AS TO PROHIBIT THE USE OF PUBLIC FUNDS TO EMPLOY OR CONTRACT WITH A PERSON WHOSE ACTIVITIES INCLUDE THOSE RELATED TO LOBBYING AND TO PROVIDE EXCEPTIONS.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor removed

H. 3050 -- Rep. Lucas: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-104-25 SO AS TO ESTABLISH CRITERIA FOR THE AWARDING OF PALMETTO FELLOWS SCHOLARSHIPS TO STUDENTS GRADUATING IN 2003 AND THEREAFTER WHO ATTEND "MAGNET SCHOOLS" OR SCHOOLS WITH "OPEN ENROLLMENT".
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Point of Order

H. 3051 -- Reps. Jennings, Bales and W.D. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-1140, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DEDUCTIONS FROM SOUTH CAROLINA TAXABLE INCOME OF INDIVIDUALS FOR PURPOSES OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA INCOME TAX ACT, SO AS TO ALLOW THE DEDUCTIONS OF BENEFITS PAID TO SURVIVORS OF A DECEASED MEMBER OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA POLICE OFFICERS RETIREMENT SYSTEM PURSUANT TO THE ACCIDENTAL DEATH BENEFIT PROGRAM.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3052 -- Reps. Harrison, Simrill, Vaughn, Hinson, W.D. Smith, Kirsh, Sandifer, Umphlett, Talley, Merrill, Cobb-Hunter, Witherspoon, Ceips and Richardson: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 16-11-700, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO LITTERING, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT WHEN THE SENTENCE FOR A VIOLATION OF THIS SECTION INCLUDES LITTER-GATHERING, THE LITTER-GATHERING PORTION IS MANDATORY, HOWEVER THE COURT MAY DIRECT THE PERSON TO PAY AN ADDITIONAL MONETARY PENALTY IN LIEU OF THE SENTENCE, TO PROVIDE THE CIRCUMSTANCES WHEN PROBATION MAY BE GRANTED IN LIEU OF A LITTER-GATHERING SENTENCE, TO PROVIDE FOR THE DISTRIBUTION OF FUNDS COLLECTED IN LIEU OF A MANDATORY LITTER-GATHERING SENTENCE, AND TO PROVIDE WHEN A VIOLATION OF THIS SECTION CONSTITUTES A PRIOR VIOLATION WITHIN THE MEANING OF THIS SECTION; TO AMEND SECTION 56-25-20, RELATING TO THE SUSPENSION OF A DRIVER'S LICENSE FOR FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH CERTAIN TRAFFIC CITATIONS, SO AS TO REVISE THIS SECTION TO INCLUDE A SUMMONS FOR CERTAIN LITTER VIOLATIONS; BY ADDING SECTION 56-5-5635 SO AS TO PROVIDE THE PROCEDURE THAT A VEHICLE WHICH HAS BEEN TOWED UNDER THE DIRECTION OF A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER MUST BE STORED AND DISPOSED OF; TO AMEND SECTION 16-11-760, RELATING TO PARKING A VEHICLE ON PRIVATE PROPERTY WITHOUT PERMISSION, THE REMOVAL OF CERTAIN VEHICLES, LIENS PLACED ON CERTAIN VEHICLES, AND THE SALE OF CERTAIN VEHICLES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A COMMERCIAL PROPERTY OWNER MUST POST A NOTICE ON THE BORDERS OF HIS PROPERTY THAT PROHIBITS PARKING IF HE WANTS PARKING OF A VEHICLE TO BE ILLEGAL ON HIS PROPERTY, TO PROVIDE THAT CERTAIN COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH THE TOWING OF A VEHICLE ARE THE RESPONSIBILITY OF ITS REGISTER OWNER OR LIENHOLDER UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES, TO PROVIDE FOR THE SALE OF CERTAIN VEHICLES THAT ARE NOT CLAIMED BY THEIR OWNERS, LIENHOLDERS, OR THEIR AGENTS; TO AMEND SECTION 29-15-10, RELATING TO REPAIR AND STORAGE LIENS, SO AS TO PROVIDE WHEN CERTAIN STORAGE COSTS MAY BE CHARGED AND RECOVERED; TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-5630, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE NOTICE CERTAIN LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES MUST GIVE THE OWNER OF A VEHICLE WHICH THEY HAVE DIRECTED TO BE TOWED, AND TO PROVIDE THAT CERTAIN PENALTIES CONTAINED IN THIS SECTION DO NOT APPLY TO CERTAIN LIENHOLDERS, OR OWNERS, TO PROVIDE A DEFINITION FOR THE TERM "VEHICLE", TO PROVIDE THAT STORAGE COSTS FOR CERTAIN VEHICLES MUST NOT EXCEED SIXTY DAYS, TO DEFINE THE TERM "NOTIFICATION", TO REVISE THE CONTENT OF A NOTICE CONTAINED IN THIS SECTION, TO PROVIDE WHEN STORAGE COSTS ACCRUE AND MAY BE RECOVERED, TO REVISE THE CIRCUMSTANCES WHEN A LIENHOLDER OR OWNER OF A VEHICLE IS NOT SUBJECT TO A PENALTY UNDER THIS SECTION, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY THAT REQUESTED THAT A VEHICLE BE TOWED MUST PROVIDE THE TOWING COMPANY CERTAIN INFORMATION; TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-5640, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE SALE OF CERTAIN UNCLAIMED VEHICLES, SO AS TO REVISE THE PROCEDURE FOR SELLING ABANDONED VEHICLES; TO REPEAL SECTION 56-5-2522 RELATING TO THE TOWING, STORAGE, AND DISPOSAL OF CERTAIN VEHICLES; AND BY ADDING ARTICLE 4, CHAPTER 15, TITLE 56 SO AS TO PROVIDE NONFRANCHISE AUTOMOBILE DEALER PRELICENSING PROCEDURES.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 3053 -- Reps. Davenport and W.D. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-510, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO INDIVIDUAL TAX RATES FOR PURPOSES OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA INCOME TAX ACT, SO AS TO REDUCE ALL MARGINAL TAX RATES BY ONE PERCENT FOR A RANGE OF ONE AND ONE-HALF PERCENT TO SIX PERCENT RATHER THAN TWO AND ONE-HALF PERCENT TO SEVEN PERCENT, AND TO CONFORM BRACKETS TO THE APPLICABLE INFLATION ADJUSTED AMOUNTS, AND TO MAKE THESE NEW RATES APPLY BEGINNING WITH TAXABLE YEAR 2003.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3054 -- Reps. Walker, Hinson and Cotty: 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 THE APPLICANT SHALL UNDERGO THE REVIEW, THE MANNER OF THE REVIEW, AND THE INDIVIDUALS TO WHOM THIS PROVISION APPLIES.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended

H. 3055 -- Reps. Kirsh and Simrill: A BILL TO AMEND TITLE 15, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO CIVIL REMEDIES AND PROCEDURES, BY ADDING CHAPTER 40 SO AS TO ENACT THE "SOUTH CAROLINA ELIMINATION OF DOUBLE RECOVERIES ACT OF 2003" SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IN TORT ACTIONS EVIDENCE OF COLLATERAL SOURCE PAYMENTS WHICH HAVE BEEN PAID OR MAY BE DUE THE CLAIMANT MAY BE INTRODUCED IN EVIDENCE, TO PROVIDE THAT THE TRIER OF FACT MUST CONSIDER THE COLLATERAL SOURCE PAYMENTS WHEN DETERMINING THE AMOUNT OF DAMAGES, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE TRIER OF FACT MUST MAKE CERTAIN FACTUAL FINDINGS WITH REGARD TO ITS DAMAGE AWARD.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3056 -- Rep. Kirsh: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-63-290 SO AS TO DEFINE "HAZING", TO PROVIDE THAT IT IS UNLAWFUL TO ENGAGE IN HAZING, HARASSMENT, OR INTIMIDATION OF A PUPIL OR GROUP OF PUPILS OF A PUBLIC OR PRIVATE SCHOOL IN THIS STATE, AND TO PROVIDE FOR PENALTIES FOR A VIOLATION OF THIS SECTION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3057 -- Rep. Kirsh: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 44-7-67 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. 3058 -- Reps. Kirsh, Hinson and Cobb-Hunter: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 39-23-45 SO AS TO REQUIRE A DRUG DISPENSED BY FILLING OR REFILLING A WRITTEN OR ORAL PRESCRIPTION TO HAVE AN EXPIRATION DATE ON THE LABEL.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3059 -- Rep. Kirsh: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-2950, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO A DRIVER'S IMPLIED CONSENT TO BE SUBJECTED TO ALCOHOL AND DRUG TESTS IF HE IS ARRESTED FOR CERTAIN MOTOR VEHICLE DRIVING VIOLATIONS, SO AS TO DELETE THE PROVISION THAT REQUIRES THAT BEFORE A BREATH TEST IS ADMINISTERED, A TEN ONE-HUNDREDTHS OF ONE PERCENT SIMULATOR TEST MUST BE PERFORMED AND THE RESULT MUST REFLECT A CERTAIN READING, AND PROVIDE THAT BEFORE THE BREATH TEST IS ADMINISTERED, A SIMULATOR TEST MUST BE PERFORMED ACCORDING TO SLED'S PROCEDURES AND STANDARDS; AND TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-2953, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE VIDEOTAPING OF THE INCIDENT SITE AND BREATH SITE WHEN A PERSON IS SUSPECTED OF OPERATING A MOTOR VEHICLE WHILE UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF DRUGS, ALCOHOL, OR A COMBINATION OF BOTH, SO AS TO DELETE THE PROVISION THAT REQUIRES THAT THE VIDEOTAPING OF AN INCIDENT SITE MUST CONCLUDE AFTER THE ARREST OF THE PERSON.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3060 -- Rep. Kirsh: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING CHAPTER 22 TO TITLE 50 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR CERTAIN KAYAKING AND CANOEING LIABILITY IMMUNITY WHEREBY A KAYAKING OR CANOEING ACTIVITY SPONSOR OR A KAYAKING OR CANOEING PROFESSIONAL IS NOT LIABLE FOR AN INJURY TO OR THE DEATH OF A PARTICIPANT RESULTING FROM AN INHERENT RISK OF KAYAKING OR CANOEING ACTIVITY ABSENT SPECIFIED FACTORS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3061 -- Reps. Kirsh, Merrill, Witherspoon, Ceips, Richardson, Clark and Cotty: 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 AND TO INCLUDE COMMUNICATION AND ADVOCACY AS PART OF THE DEFINED CHARITABLE PURPOSE.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3062 -- 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 A 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. 3063 -- Rep. Kirsh: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 44-23-410, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE DETERMINATION OF CAPACITY TO STAND TRIAL OF PERSONS CHARGED WITH A CRIME OR CIVIL CONTEMPT, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THIS PROVISION APPLIES TO MAGISTRATES' COURT, TO PROVIDE A PROCEDURE TO SUSPEND AND REINSTATE A PERSON'S DRIVER'S LICENSE OR PRIVILEGE TO DRIVE WHO IS UNABLE TO STAND TRIAL BECAUSE OF A MENTAL CONDITION, AND TO PROVIDE A PROCEDURE TO SUSPEND AND REINSTATE A PERSON'S DRIVER'S LICENSE OR PRIVILEGE TO DRIVE WHO HAS SUFFERED A RELAPSE OF A MENTAL CONDITION BEFORE HIS TRIAL DATE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3064 -- Rep. Kirsh: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 58-9-255 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION REQUIRE COUNTYWIDE TOLL-FREE CALLING TO BE PROVIDED BY ALL TELEPHONE UTILITIES OPERATING WITHIN A COUNTY BY JULY 1, 2003, AND TO PROVIDE FOR RELATED MATTERS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3065 -- Rep. Kirsh: 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
Amended

H. 3066 -- Reps. Kirsh, Simrill, Walker, Cobb-Hunter, Richardson and Clark: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-36-2120, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO SALES AND USE TAX EXEMPTIONS, SO AS TO REDUCE AT THE RATE OF ONE PERCENT A YEAR THE FIVE PERCENT STATE SALES TAX ON FOOD ITEMS WHICH LAWFULLY MAY BE PURCHASED WITH UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE FOOD COUPONS, TO EXEMPT COMPLETELY FROM THE STATE PORTION OF THE TAX ALL SUCH FOOD AND MEALS EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2007, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE USE OF THE REVENUE FROM THE REDUCED RATES OF TAX DURING THE PHASE-IN PERIOD.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3067 -- Reps. Kirsh, Richardson and Simrill: A BILL TO AMEND SECTIONS 4-10-20, AS AMENDED, 4-10-350, AS AMENDED, 4-10-580, AND 4-37-30, AS AMENDED, ALL OF THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE LOCAL OPTION SALES TAX, THE CAPITAL PROJECT SALES TAX, THE PERSONAL PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTION SALES TAX, AND THE TRANSPORTATION INFRASTRUCTURE SALES TAX, SO AS TO EXEMPT FROM THESE TAXES FOOD ITEMS ELIGIBLE FOR PURCHASE WITH UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE FOOD COUPONS AND TO MAKE THIS EXEMPTION APPLY PROSPECTIVELY.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3068 -- Reps. Snow and Vaughn: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 57-3-195 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION MAY ENTER INTO CONTRACTS WITH BONA FIDE FARMERS IN THE STATE'S TEN MOST ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED COUNTIES TO MAINTAIN THE RIGHTS-OF-WAY OF RURAL PORTIONS OF THE STATE'S HIGHWAYS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3069 -- Reps. Snow and Cotty: 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
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3070 -- Rep. Snow: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 58-9-245 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT TELEPHONE UTILITIES OR THEIR SUBSIDIARIES UNDER THE JURISDICTION OF THE PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION WITHIN THEIR SERVICE AREAS SHALL OFFER CUSTOMERS FOR A RENTAL FEE NOT TO EXCEED TEN DOLLARS A MONTH AS SET BY THE COMMISSION THE OPTION OF RENTING A CAR PHONE WHICH ONLY HAS THE CAPABILITY OF DIALING "911" OR ANOTHER COMPARABLE EMERGENCY PHONE NUMBER IN CASES OF EMERGENCY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3071 -- Rep. Moody-Lawrence: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 16-23-57 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT AN OWNER OF A PISTOL MUST MAINTAIN IT IN A LOCKED COMPARTMENT OR HAVE A TRIGGER LOCK PLACED ON IT WHEN THE PISTOL IS NOT BEING USED, AND TO PROVIDE A PENALTY FOR A VIOLATION OF THIS PROVISION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3072 -- Reps. Moody-Lawrence: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-67-485 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A SCHOOL BUS TRANSPORTING CERTAIN STUDENTS MUST HAVE A SCHOOL BUS MONITOR ON BOARD AND TO PROVIDE THAT A SCHOOL BUS MONITOR MUST BE A LICENSED DRIVER AND BE PAID AT LEAST MINIMUM WAGE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3073 -- Reps. Altman, Viers, W.D. Smith and Umphlett: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROPRIATE TWO HUNDRED TWO THOUSAND DOLLARS FROM THE GENERAL FUND OF THE STATE, REPRESENTING ONE DOLLAR FOR EACH SOUTH CAROLINIAN WHO SERVED IN THE ARMED FORCES OF THE UNITED STATES DURING WORLD WAR II AS THIS STATE'S CONTRIBUTION TOWARD THE CONSTRUCTION OF THE NATIONAL WORLD WAR II MEMORIAL ON THE MALL IN WASHINGTON, D.C.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3074 -- Reps. Altman and Coates: 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. 3075 -- Rep. Altman: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 1-7-345 SO AS TO REQUIRE THE SOLICITOR, BEFORE CALLING A CRIMINAL CASE FOR TRIAL, TO CERTIFY IN WRITING THAT IT IS THE SOLICITOR'S PROFESSIONAL OPINION THAT A JURY, UPON THE TRIAL OF THIS PARTICULAR CASE, WILL MORE LIKELY THAN NOT RETURN A VERDICT OF GUILTY, TO PROVIDE THE CERTIFICATION TO THE COURT AND COUNSEL FOR THE DEFENDANT, AND TO RECORD IT IN THE SOLICITOR'S OFFICE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3076 -- Reps. Altman and Coates: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 1, TITLE 1, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 23 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT NO PROVISION OF LAW OR REGULATION, NO POLICY, PROCEDURE, OR GOVERNMENTAL ACTION OF A STATE ENTITY OR POLITICAL SUBDIVISION OF THE STATE, AND NO FUNDS APPROPRIATED PURSUANT TO STATE LAW MAY GRANT PREFERENTIAL TREATMENT TO AN INDIVIDUAL OR GROUP BASED ON THE CRITERION OF RACE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3077 -- Reps. Witherspoon, Rhoad and Davenport: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 50-13-1189, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE PROHIBITION ON THE POSSESSION OF GAME FISH OR GAME FISH TACKLE WHILE FISHING FOR NONGAME FISH, SO AS TO PROVIDE AN ADDITIONAL EXCEPTION FOR A PERSON WHOSE NONGAME TACKLE CONSISTS OF TROT LINES.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended

H. 3078 -- Reps. Lucas, Simrill, Coates and Cotty: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 24-13-470, AS AMENDED, 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, DETAINEE, PERSON TAKEN INTO CUSTODY, OR A PERSON UNDER ARREST, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE TERM "LOCAL CORRECTIONAL FACILITY" INCLUDES, BUT IS NOT LIMITED TO, A LOCAL DETENTION FACILITY.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Ratified

H. 3079 -- Rep. Cooper: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 50-23-295, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE REQUIREMENT FOR PERSONAL PROPERTY TAXES ON A WATERCRAFT AND OUTBOARD MOTOR TO BE CURRENT BEFORE THE TITLE TO THESE ITEMS MAY BE TRANSFERRED, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THIS PROHIBITION ON THE TRANSFER OF TITLE APPLIES ONLY FOR PROPERTY TAXES DUE FOR PROPERTY TAXES FOR PROPERTY TAX YEARS BEGINNING AFTER 1999 AND TO ELIMINATE UNNECESSARY LANGUAGE AND MAKE TECHNICAL CHANGES, TO PROVIDE 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, TO PROVIDE THAT NO REFUNDS OF PROPERTY TAXES ON WATERCRAFT AND OUTBOARD MOTORS ARE PAYABLE FOR PROPERTY TAX YEARS BEFORE 2001 PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF THIS ACT; AND TO REPEAL ACT 451 OF 2002 RELATING TO PROPERTY TAXES ON WATERCRAFT AND MOTORS AND APPLICABLE ONLY FOR LEXINGTON COUNTY WITH SIMILAR PROVISIONS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading

H. 3080 -- Reps. Easterday and Hinson: A BILL TO AMEND TITLE 58, CHAPTER 3, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION, BY ADDING SECTION 58-3-230 SO AS TO PROHIBIT THE UNAUTHORIZED CHANGE OF A CUSTOMER'S UTILITY SERVICE PROVIDER, TO REQUIRE THAT THE AUTHORIZATION BE OBTAINED PURSUANT TO APPROPRIATE STATE AND FEDERAL REGULATIONS, TO PROVIDE THAT THE AUTHORIZATION FOLLOWS THE CUSTOMER, AND TO ESTABLISH PENALTIES.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
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3rd Reading
Amended
Proposed Amended
Point of Order

H. 3081 -- Rep. Easterday: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-36-90, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE DEFINITION OF "GROSS PROCEEDS OF SALES" FOR PURPOSES OF THE SALES AND USE TAX, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR AN EXEMPTION FOR CONSUMER AUTOMOBILE LEASES WHEN THE AUTOMOBILE IS PURCHASED UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3082 -- Reps. Scarborough, Simrill, Hinson, Merrill, White, Trotter, Thompson, M.A. Pitts, Barfield, Duncan, Edge, Clemmons, Viers and Bailey: 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
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Amended
Amended
Proposed Amended
Proposed Amended
Request for Debate

H. 3083 -- Reps. Talley, Hinson, W.D. Smith and Cotty: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 16-3-612, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO ASSAULT AND BATTERY AGAINST SCHOOL PERSONNEL BY A STUDENT, SO AS TO PROVIDE A DEFINITION FOR THE TERM "PARENT" AND TO ESTABLISH THE CRIMES OF MISDEMEANOR ASSAULT AND BATTERY AGAINST SCHOOL PERSONNEL BY A PARENT AND FELONY ASSAULT AND BATTERY OF A HIGH AND AGGRAVATED NATURE AGAINST SCHOOL PERSONNEL BY A PARENT.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3084 -- Reps. Talley, Littlejohn, Hinson, Cobb-Hunter, Richardson and Rutherford: A BILL TO ENACT THE "YOUTH ACCESS TO TOBACCO PREVENTION ACT OF 2003" 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; TO REVISE THE DEFINITION OF THE TERM "PROOF OF AGE", AND TO PROVIDE A DEFINITION OF THE TERM "SELF SERVICE DISPLAY".
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended

H. 3085 -- Reps. Kirsh, Cotty and Littlejohn: A BILL TO AMEND SECTIONS 56-1-745 AND 56-1-746, BOTH AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DRIVER'S LICENSE SUSPENSION DUE TO A CONVICTION OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE VIOLATION AND UNDERAGE PURCHASE AND POSSESSION OF ALCOHOL OFFENSES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IF A PERSON IS ACCEPTED INTO A PRETRIAL INTERVENTION PROGRAM FOR EITHER OFFENSE, THE PERSON'S DRIVER'S LICENSE MUST BE SUSPENDED.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3086 -- Reps. Kirsh and Richardson: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 56-5-2785 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IT IS UNLAWFUL FOR A DRIVER OF A MOTOR VEHICLE TO FAIL TO STOP WHEN SIGNALED TO STOP BY A ROAD GUARD IN A SCHOOL ZONE, TO PROVIDE THAT A VIOLATION OF THIS PROVISION IS A MISDEMEANOR AND A VIOLATOR MAY BE FINED AND IMPRISONED, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE PLACEMENT OF SIGNS IN SCHOOL ZONES THAT INFORM MOTORISTS OF THE HOURS A ROAD GUARD IS ON DUTY AND THE PENALTY FOR FAILING TO STOP WHEN A ROAD GUARD SIGNALS A MOTORIST TO STOTHER PROCEEDINGS
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3087 -- Rep. Altman: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 56-5-2997 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON WHO OWNS OR CONTROLS A MOTOR VEHICLE IS GUILTY OF A MISDEMEANOR IF HE ALLOWS ANOTHER PERSON IMPAIRED BY ALCOHOL OR DRUGS OR WHO REASONABLY IS KNOWN TO HIM TO BE A HABITUAL USER OF ALCOHOL OR DRUGS TO OPERATE THE MOTOR VEHICLE, TO PROVIDE A PENALTY, AND TO PROVIDE THAT A MOTOR VEHICLE COVERED BY THIS PROVISION MUST BE CONFISCATED BY THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT WHERE THE OFFENSE OCCURRED AND DESTROYED OR SOLD AT PUBLIC AUCTION WITH THE SALE PROCEEDS BEING PLACED IN THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT'S GENERAL FUND.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3088 -- Rep. J.E. Smith: 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. 3089 -- Rep. J. Brown: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 40-13-305 SO AS TO REQUIRE BEAUTY SALONS AND BEAUTY SCHOOLS, AS A CONDITION OF LICENSURE AND RENEWAL OF LICENSURE, TO OBTAIN LIABILITY INSURANCE OF AT LEAST ONE HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3090 -- Rep. Cobb-Hunter: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 1-11-310, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE ACQUISITION AND DISPOSAL OF VEHICLES IN THE STATE FLEET, SO AS TO REQUIRE FIRST PRIORITY FOR PURCHASE OF PASSENGER VEHICLES BEING DISPOSED OF TO HEADS OF HOUSEHOLDS RECEIVING AID TO FAMILIES WITH DEPENDENT CHILDREN (AFDC), OR TEMPORARY ASSISTANCE TO NEEDY FAMILIES (TANF) OR TO PUBLIC OR PRIVATE NONPROFIT AGENCIES WORKING WITH FAMILIES RECEIVING AFDC OR TANF FOR THE PURPOSE OF ASSISTING THESE FAMILIES IN BECOMING SELF-SUFFICIENT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3091 -- Rep. Altman: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 56-1-545 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON OWNING OR CONTROLLING A MOTOR VEHICLE IS GUILTY OF A MISDEMEANOR IF HE ALLOWS ANOTHER PERSON TO OPERATE THE MOTOR VEHICLE IF HE KNOWS OR SHOULD HAVE KNOWN THE OTHER PERSON DOES NOT HAVE A VALID SOUTH CAROLINA DRIVER'S LICENSE, TO PROVIDE A PENALTY, AND TO PROVIDE THAT A MOTOR VEHICLE COVERED BY THIS PROVISION MUST BE CONFISCATED AND SOLD AT PUBLIC AUCTION BY THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT WHERE THE OFFENSE OCCURRED AND THE PROCEEDS FROM THE SALE PLACED IN ITS GENERAL FUND.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3092 -- 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 SOUTH CAROLINA OFFICE OF INDIGENT DEFENSE; AND TO AMEND TITLE 14, RELATING TO COURTS, BY ADDING CHAPTER 29 SO AS TO PROVIDE GENERAL 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 INDIGENT DEFENSE RELATING TO CRIME TO ENABLE ACCURATE RECORD KEEPING.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading

H. 3093 -- Rep. J. Brown: 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 THE CLOTHING IS OBSCENE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3094 -- Reps. Altman and Hinson: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 47, TITLE 40, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PHYSICIANS, SURGEONS, AND OSTEOPATHS, AND THE STATE BOARD OF MEDICAL EXAMINERS, BY ADDING ARTICLE 11 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE LICENSURE AND REGULATION OF DIETETICS; TO ESTABLISH THE COMMITTEE OF DIETETICS AS AN ADVISORY COMMITTEE TO THE BOARD AND TO PROVIDE FOR ITS POWERS AND DUTIES; TO ESTABLISH FEES; AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3095 -- Reps. G.M. Smith, Merrill and Ceips: 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.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3096 -- Rep. G.M. Smith: 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. 3097 -- Rep. J. Brown: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 41-1-105 SO AS TO REQUIRE, WITH CERTAIN LIMITATIONS, THAT AN EMPLOYER GRANT LEAVE UP TO TWELVE HOURS A YEAR TO AN EMPLOYEE TO ATTEND SCHOOL OR DAYCARE CONFERENCES OR ACTIVITIES, TO REQUIRE VERIFICATION OF ATTENDANCE, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE EMPLOYER IS NOT REQUIRED TO PAY THE EMPLOYEE FOR THE TIME TAKEN.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3098 -- Reps. J. Brown and Ceips: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 44-6-110 SO AS TO REQUIRE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES REVIEW MEDICAID REIMBURSEMENT RATES ANNUALLY AND ADJUST THESE RATES TO EQUAL AT LEAST NINETY PERCENT OF MEDICARE REIMBURSEMENT RATES FOR LIKE SERVICES.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3099 -- Reps. Cobb-Hunter and J.H. Neal: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 7-11-50, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO SUBSTITUTION OF A CANDIDATE WHERE A PARTY NOMINEE DIES, BECOMES DISQUALIFIED, OR RESIGNS FOR A LEGITIMATE NONPOLITICAL REASON, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT AN APPEAL FROM AN ELECTION MUST BE TO THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE COUNTY IN WHICH THE AFFIDAVIT IS FILED STATING THE LEGITIMATE NONPOLITICAL REASON FOR WITHDRAWING AS A CANDIDATE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3100 -- Reps. J. Brown and Cotty: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-6540, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS AND ENFORCEMENT OF THE STATE'S MANDATORY USE OF SEAT BELTS AND CHILD RESTRAINT SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER MAY STOP A DRIVER OF A MOTOR VEHICLE FOR ANY PRIMARY VIOLATION OF A PROVISION THAT REQUIRES A DRIVER OR PASSENGER TO WEAR A SEAT BELT OR A CHILD RESTRAINT SYSTEM.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3101 -- Reps. Scott and Clark: 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).
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3102 -- Reps. Davenport, Littlejohn and Coates: A BILL TO AMEND ARTICLE 3, CHAPTER 7, TITLE 20, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE LEGAL STATUS OF CHILDREN, BY ADDING SUBARTICLE 2 TO ENACT THE PARENTAL RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES ACT, SO AS TO ESTABLISH THE RIGHTS OF PARENTS IN DIRECTING THE UPBRINGING OF THEIR CHILDREN, TO PROHIBIT THE STATE FROM INTERFERING IN THIS RIGHT, TO ALLOW A PARENT TO RAISE A VIOLATION OF THIS SUBARTICLE AS A CLAIM OR DEFENSE, TO PROVIDE FOR ATTORNEY'S FEES WHEN A PARENT PREVAILS, AND TO EXEMPT CERTAIN ACTIONS BETWEEN PARENTS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3103 -- Rep. J. Brown: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 16-17-507 SO AS TO REQUIRE A PERSON WHO SELLS TOBACCO PRODUCTS TO KEEP THESE PRODUCTS BEHIND A COUNTER AND CONCEALED SO AS TO BE OUT OF VIEW FROM A CUSTOMER OR PATRON.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3104 -- Reps. Cobb-Hunter and J.H. Neal: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 7, TITLE 20, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE CHILDREN'S CODE, SO AS TO ADD ARTICLE 34 ENACTING THE SOUTH CAROLINA NURTURING RESPONSIBLE FAMILIES INITIATIVE ACT TO DEVELOP POLICIES AND PROCEDURES TO REDUCE DEPENDENCY ON GOVERNMENT BENEFITS, TO ENSURE THAT CHILDREN FROM LOW-INCOME FAMILIES BENEFIT FROM THE INVOLVEMENT OF TWO PARENTS, AND TO FACILITATE THE INVOLVEMENT OF FATHERS IN THEIR CHILDREN'S LIVES; TO ESTABLISH THE LOW-INCOME FATHERHOOD COMMISSION TO PROMOTE INVOLVEMENT OF FATHERS WITH THEIR CHILDREN AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE COMPOSITION OF THE COMMISSION AND ITS POWERS AND DUTIES; TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES TO DEVELOP A STATEWIDE PLAN TO PROMOTE FATHER INVOLVEMENT AND TO REQUIRE THE PLAN TO INCLUDE VARIOUS STATE AGENCIES AND LOCAL ORGANIZATIONS IN CARRYING OUT THE STATEWIDE PLAN; TO REQUIRE STATE AGENCIES TO DEVELOP POLICIES AND PROCEDURES FOR THE DISSEMINATION OF INFORMATION AND FOR REFERRAL OF FATHERS TO SERVICE DELIVERY ENTITIES THAT CAN PROVIDE EMPLOYMENT AND TRAINING ASSISTANCE; TO PROMOTE THE UTILIZATION OF COMMUNITY-BASED AND FAITH-BASED ORGANIZATIONS AND WORK DEVELOPMENT BOARDS IN PROVIDING SERVICES TO LOW-INCOME FATHERS; TO REQUIRE THE OFFICE OF CHILD SUPPORT ENFORCEMENT TO DEVELOP POLICIES AND PROCEDURES TO ASSIST LOW-INCOME FATHERS IN PAYING CHILD SUPPORT DEBT; TO PROVIDE REDUCTIONS IN CHILD SUPPORT ARREARAGES TO LOW-INCOME FATHERS WHO MEET CERTAIN ECONOMIC, EEMPLOYMENT, AND PAYMENT REQUIREMENTS; TO REQUIRE THE OFFICE OF CHILD SUPPORT ENFORCEMENT AND THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS TO CROSS MATCH INMATES AND CHILD SUPPORT OBLIGORS, TO ASSIST LOW-INCOME FATHERS IN OBTAINING APPROPRIATE CHILD SUPPORT OBLIGATIONS, AND TO INFORM THEM OF THEIR CHANGING OBLIGATIONS UPON RELEASE; TO ESTABLISH THE WORK AND FAMILY REINTEGRATION INITIATIVE TO HELP REDUCE INCARCERATION RECIDIVISM THROUGH PROVIDING EMPLOYMENT, EDUCATIONAL, TRAINING, AND PARENTING OPPORTUNITIES FOR INCARCERATED PARENTS; AND TO REQUIRE THE DEVELOPMENT OF COMMUNITY ACCESS CENTERS TO HELP PROVIDE SERVICES TO INDIVIDUALS REENTERING THE FAMILY AND WORKFORCE FROM PRISON.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3105 -- Rep. J. Brown: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 56-3-1961 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A HANDICAPPED PARKING SPACE IS AVAILABLE FOR USE BY A PERSON AUTHORIZED TO USE A HANDICAPPED PLACARD AND TO PROVIDE EXCEPTIONS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3106 -- Reps. Taylor and Vaughn: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-63-75 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT SCHOOLS WITH AN ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE OF GRADES SIX, SEVEN, AND EIGHT MAY ALLOW SIXTH 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. 3107 -- Reps. Walker, Littlejohn, Vaughn, Hinson, Clark and Cotty: 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.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3108 -- Reps. Davenport, Coates and Cotty: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 16-1-60, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO VIOLENT CRIMES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT ASSAULT AND BATTERY OF A HIGH AND AGGRAVATED NATURE, AND CAUSING GREAT BODILY INJURY OR DEATH BY OPERATING A MOTOR VEHICLE WHILE UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF ALCOHOL OR ANOTHER CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE ARE VIOLENT CRIMES.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3109 -- Reps. Kirsh, Sheheen and Coleman: 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
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor removed

H. 3110 -- Rep. Kirsh: A BILL TO PROVIDE THAT THE PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION SHALL REQUIRE COUNTYWIDE TOLL-FREE CALLING TO BE PROVIDED BY ALL TELEPHONE UTILITIES OPERATING WITHIN YORK COUNTY BY JULY 1, 2003, AND PROVIDE FOR RELATED MATTERS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3111 -- Rep. Davenport: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 15-3-160 SO AS TO PROHIBIT A CIVIL ACTION FOR PERSONAL INJURY DAMAGES OR WRONGFUL DEATH ARISING OUT OF CRIMINAL ACTIVITY COMMITTED BY THE PLAINTIFF.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3112 -- Reps. Davenport: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 29-5-125 SO AS TO PROHIBIT THE ISSUANCE OF A CERTIFICATE OF OCCUPANCY BY A PUBLIC BODY FOR AN IMPROVEMENT TO REAL ESTATE AGAINST WHICH A VALID, RECORDED MECHANIC'S LIEN EXISTS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3113 -- Rep. J. Brown: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-26-45 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A MINIMUM OF ONE CREDIT HOUR IN ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY TRAINING MUST BE INCLUDED IN THE RECERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS FOR SPECIAL EDUCATION TEACHERS AND ADMINISTRATORS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3114 -- Rep. Kirsh: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 35-1-1250 SO AS TO PROHIBIT ADDITIONAL ACTIVITIES IN CONNECTION WITH A TRANSACTION IN A SECURITY, INCLUDING FICTITIOUS PRICE QUOTATIONS, CREATION OF A DECEPTIVE APPEARANCE OF ACTIVE TRADING OR OTHER ACTIVITY, ISSUANCE OF DECEPTIVE ANALYSES, REPORTS, OR FINANCIAL STATEMENTS, AND OTHER MANIPULATION OF THE MARKET IN THAT SECURITY; TO AMEND SECTION 35-1-20, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE DEFINITION OF INVESTMENT ADVISOR FOR PURPOSES OF THE UNIFORM SECURITIES ACT, SO AS TO DELETE THE EXCLUSION OF A FEDERAL COVERED ADVISER AND AN OUTDATED REFERENCE; TO AMEND SECTION 35-1-70, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO FINANCIAL STATEMENTS REQUIRED BY THE SECURITIES COMMISSIONER, SO AS TO CHANGE "GENERALLY ACCEPTED ACCOUNTING PRACTICES" TO "GENERALLY ACCEPTED ACCOUNTING PRINCIPLES"; TO AMEND SECTION 35-1-420, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO REGISTRATION OF INVESTMENT ADVISERS, SO AS TO MAKE TECHNICAL CHANGES; TO AMEND SECTION 35-1-440, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO APPLICATIONS FOR REGISTRATION, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT AN APPLICATION MAY BE WITHDRAWN ONLY AS ORDERED BY THE SECURITIES COMMISSIONER IF THE COMMISSIONER PROCEEDS TO POSTPONE OR DENY AN APPLICATION; TO AMEND SECTION 35-1-820, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO REGISTRATION OF SECURITIES BY NOTIFICATION, SO AS TO CHANGE "GENERALLY ACCEPTED ACCOUNTING PRACTICES" TO "GENERALLY ACCEPTED ACCOUNTING PRINCIPLES" AND TO MAKE TECHNICAL CHANGES; TO AMEND SECTION 35-1-900, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO FEES IN CONNECTION WITH REGISTRATION, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT AN AMENDMENT OF A FILED REGISTRATION STATEMENT AFTER ITS EFFECTIVE DATE REQUIRES A FILING FEE OF TWO HUNDRED FIFTY DOLLARS; TO AMEND SECTION 35-1-1490, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO LIABILITY FOR ILLEGAL OR FRAUDULENT TRANSACTIONS IN SECURITIES, SO AS TO MAKE IT UNLAWFUL TO USE FRAUD OR DECEIT IN ADVISING ON THE SALE OR PURCHASE OF A SECURITY AND IN PURCHASING A SECURITY AND TO PROVIDE FOR PUNITIVE DAMAGES IN THOSE INSTANCES AND IN THE CASE OF A FRAUDULENT SALE OR OFFER TO SELL; TO AMEND SECTION 35-1-1500, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO JOINT AND SEVERAL LIABILITY, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE LIABILITY OF A PERSON WHO CONTROLS ANOTHER PERSON WHO IS LIABLE FOR ILLEGAL OR FRAUDULENT SECURITIES TRANSACTIONS; TO AMEND SECTION 35-1-1530, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO LIMITATION OF ACTIONS, SO AS TO DELETE REFERENCES TO OFFERS OF REFUNDS BEFORE FILING SUIT; TO AMEND SECTION 35-1-1590, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO CRIMINAL PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS OF THE UNIFORM SECURITIES ACT, SO AS TO MAKE IT A FELONY TO MAKE FALSE STATEMENTS, DESTROY OR CONCEAL DOCUMENTS, AND OTHERWISE OBSTRUCT OR INTERFERE WITH AN AUDIT, EXAMINATION, OR INVESTIGATION BY THE SECURITIES COMMISSIONER AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS; BY ADDING SECTION 11-35-35 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON WHO VIOLATES THE UNIFORM SECURITIES ACT OR WHO IS INCORPORATED IN A TAX HAVEN IS AN INELIGIBLE VENDOR; AND TO AMEND SECTION 34-3-540, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO ADMISSIBILITY OF BANK RECORDS IN EVIDENCE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE SECURITIES COMMISSIONER HAS ACCESS TO THE FINANCIAL RECORDS OF A CUSTOMER OF A FINANCIAL INSTITUTION IN CONNECTION WITH AN INVESTIGATION CONDUCTED PURSUANT TO THE UNIFORM SECURITIES ACT.
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H. 3115 -- Rep. Davenport: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-2940, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PENALTIES ASSOCIATED WITH DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF ALCOHOL OR ANOTHER CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE, SO AS TO LIMIT A JUDGE'S DISCRETION WHEN HE ISSUES A SENTENCE UNDER THIS PROVISION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3116 -- Reps. Davenport and W.D. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 2-15-130 SO AS TO CREATE A DIVISION WITHIN THE LEGISLATIVE AUDIT COUNCIL TO CONDUCT REVIEWS OF STATE AGENCIES AND DEPARTMENTS TO DETERMINE IF THEY ARE EFFECTIVE AND EFFICIENT, TO PROVIDE FOR A PROCEDURE FOR THE INITIATION OF A REVIEW, AND TO PROVIDE FOR ITS FINDINGS AFTER A REVIEW HAS BEEN COMPLETED.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3117 -- 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 AN ACTIVITY WHICH CONSTITUTES THE FELONY RATHER THAN FOR A VIOLENT CRIME OR OTHER SPECIFIED CRIME, TO AUTHORIZE SENDING THE 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.
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H. 3118 -- Rep. J. Brown: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 20-7-420, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE JURISDICTION OF FAMILY COURT SO AS TO DELETE CONDITIONS WHICH LIMIT WHEN THE COURT MAY AWARD GRANDPARENT VISITATION.
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H. 3119 -- Reps. Snow and Littlejohn: 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 BE 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.
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H. 3120 -- Reps. Davenport and Cobb-Hunter: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 44-53-370, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PROHIBITED ACTS AND PENALTIES IN CONNECTION WITH POISONS, DRUGS, AND OTHER CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES, SO AS TO REMOVE COCAINE FROM THE PENALTY AND PRIMA FACIE EVIDENCE PROVISIONS OF SECTION 44-53-370 AS THEY RELATE TO THE OFFENSES OF UNLAWFUL POSSESSION OF COCAINE, AND POSSESSION OF COCAINE WITH INTENT TO DISTRIBUTE; AND TO AMEND SECTION 44-53-375, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PROHIBITED ACTS AND PENALTIES IN CONNECTION WITH POSSESSION, DISTRIBUTION, AND MANUFACTURE OF ICE, CRANK, AND CRACK COCAINE, SO AS TO EQUALIZE THE PENALTIES FOR UNLAWFUL POSSESSION OF COCAINE AND CRACK COCAINE AND THE PENALTIES FOR POSSESSION OF COCAINE AND CRACK COCAINE WITH INTENT TO DISTRIBUTE BY INCLUDING COCAINE IN THE PENALTY AND PRIMA FACIE EVIDENCE PROVISIONS OF SECTION 44-53-375.
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H. 3121 -- Rep. J. Brown: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 11, TITLE 25, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO VETERANS AFFAIRS, BY ADDING SECTION 25-11-55 TO PROVIDE THAT THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY SHALL APPROPRIATE FUNDS DIRECTLY TO THE COUNTY VETERANS AFFAIRS OFFICES IN A MANNER TO BE PROVIDED BY LAW.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3122 -- Rep. J.E. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 6-29-735 SO AS TO EXEMPT A BUSINESS WHOSE PRIMARY PURPOSE IS THE LAUNDERING OF MATERIAL WHICH CONTAINS RADIOACTIVE MATERIALS AND IS REGULATED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF REGULATION 61-63 (RADIOACTIVE MATERIALS).
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H. 3123 -- Rep. J.E. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 2 TO CHAPTER 36, TITLE 15 SO AS TO ENACT THE "CITIZENS PARTICIPATION IN GOVERNMENT ACT OF 2003" AND PROVIDE THAT ACTS IN FURTHERANCE OF THE CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHT TO PETITION ARE IMMUNE FROM CIVIL LIABILITY EXCEPT WHEN THE ACTS ARE NOT AIMED AT PROCURING A GOVERNMENTAL OR ELECTORAL ACTION, RESULT, OR OUTCOME, TO PROVIDE EXPEDITED PROCEDURES FOR HEARING MOTIONS IN ACTIONS BROUGHT IN OPPOSITION TO A CITIZEN'S RIGHT TO PETITION THE GOVERNMENT, TO PROVIDE FOR ATTORNEY'S FEES AND COSTS TO THE PREVAILING PARTY; AND TO DESIGNATE SECTIONS 15-36-10 THROUGH 15-36-50 AS ARTICLE 1 OF CHAPTER 36 AND TO RENAME CHAPTER 36 "SANCTIONS".
Introduced and Committed

H. 3124 -- Reps. Cobb-Hunter and J.H. Neal: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 7 OF TITLE 1, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE ATTORNEY GENERAL, BY ADDING SECTION 1-7-85 SO AS TO REQUIRE A COMPETITIVE BID PROCEDURE FOR SOLICITING BIDS FROM AT LEAST THREE PRIVATE LAW FIRMS OR PRIVATE SOLE PRACTITIONERS OF LAW BEFORE THE ATTORNEY GENERAL MAY ENTER INTO A CONTRACT FOR THE REPRESENTATION OF THE STATE IN A LEGAL MATTER INVOLVING THE STATE, TO CREATE A BOARD OF REVIEW TO DEVELOP A ROTATING AND ANNUALLY UPDATED LIST OF PREAPPROVED PRIVATE LAW FIRMS AND SOLE PRACTITIONERS OF LAW AND TO DEVELOP AND IMPLEMENT THE COMPETITIVE BID PROCESS FOR EACH PROPOSED CONTRACT FOR LEGAL REPRESENTATION, AND TO REQUIRE APPROVAL FROM THE STATE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD OF EACH PROPOSED CONTRACT FOR LEGAL REPRESENTATION OF THE STATE BY A PRIVATE LAW FIRM OR SOLE PRACTITIONER OF LAW.
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H. 3125 -- Reps. Stille, Cotty and Martin: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING CHAPTER 23 TO TITLE 37 RELATING TO CONSUMER PROTECTION SO AS TO ENACT THE SOUTH CAROLINA HIGH-COST AND CONSUMER HOME LOANS ACT; TO DEFINE THE SUBJECT LOANS; TO PROHIBIT PROVISIONS IN A HIGH-COST HOME LOAN AGREEMENT FOR ACCELERATION, BALLOON PAYMENT, NEGATIVE AMORTIZATION, INTEREST INCREASE, ADVANCE PAYMENTS FROM LOAN PROCEEDS, AND ADDITIONAL FEES IN CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES; TO REQUIRE A HIGH-COST HOME LOAN LENDER TO ENSURE THAT THE BORROWER RECEIVES LOAN COUNSELING AND IS REASONABLY ABLE TO MEET HIS LOAN OBLIGATIONS; TO PROHIBIT THE FINANCING OF CERTAIN FEES IN CONNECTION WITH MAKING A HIGH-COST HOME LOAN AND THE CHARGING OF POINTS AND FEES IN CONNECTION WITH THE REFINANCING OF AN EXISTING HIGH-COST HOME LOAN; TO REGULATE THE PAYMENT OF A HOME IMPROVEMENT CONTRACTOR FROM THE PROCEEDS OF A HIGH-COST HOME LOAN; TO PROVIDE THAT A BAD-FAITH VIOLATION OF THE HIGH-COST HOME LOAN PROHIBITIONS OR RESTRICTIONS IS AN UNFAIR OR DECEPTIVE TRADE PRACTICE SSUBJECT TO CHAPTER 5 OF TITLE 39; TO PROVIDE FOR ENFORCEMENT BY THE ADMINISTRATOR OF THE DEPARTMENT OF CONSUMER AFFAIRS, ATTORNEY GENERAL, COMMISSIONER OF BANKING, OR A PARTY TO THE LOAN; TO PROVIDE THAT THE REMEDIES AND PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS OF THE HIGH-COST HOME LOAN RESTRICTIONS AND PROHIBITIONS ARE CUMULATIVE; TO PROVIDE FOR ESTABLISHMENT OF GOOD FAITH BY A HIGH-COST HOME LOAN LENDER; TO PROVIDE CERTAIN RESTRICTIONS AND PROHIBITIONS IN THE MAKING OF A CONSUMER HOME LOAN, INCLUDING RESTRICTIONS ON THE CHARGING OF POINTS AND FEES AND THE PROHIBITION OF "FLIPPING" A LOAN, FINANCING CERTAIN INSURANCE PREMIUMS, AND ENCOURAGING DEFAULT OF A PREVIOUS LOAN; TO PROVIDE THAT A VIOLATION OF THE CONSUMER HOME LOAN RESTRICTIONS OR PROHIBITIONS IS AN UNFAIR OR DECEPTIVE TRADE PRACTICE; TO PROVIDE FOR ENFORCEMENT BY THE ADMINISTRATOR OF THE DEPARTMENT OF CONSUMER AFFAIRS, ATTORNEY GENERAL, COMMISSIONER OF BANKING, OR A PARTY TO THE CONSUMER HOME LOAN; AND TO PROVIDE FOR PENALTIES AND REMEDIES, INCLUDING ATTORNEYS' FEES, AND TO MAKE THEM CUMULATIVE OF AND IN ADDITION TO OTHER REMEDIES AND PENALTIES PROVIDED AT LAW.
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H. 3126 -- Rep. Altman: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 2-7-25 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT ACTS, RESOLUTIONS, OR LAWS OF THIS STATE ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY ARE AFFORDED A PRESUMPTION OF LEGALITY AND CONSTITUTIONALITY, TO PROVIDE FOR THE BURDEN OF PROOF A PLAINTIFF MUST MEET IN SEEKING TO OVERTURN ANY ACT, RESOLUTION, OR LAW OF THIS STATE, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE ATTORNEY GENERAL PROMPTLY SHALL NOTIFY CERTAIN OFFICERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY IF A COURT DECLARES ANY ACT, RESOLUTION, OR LAW UNCONSTITUTIONAL, INVALID, OR WITHOUT FORCE AND EFFECT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3127 -- Reps. Kirsh and Richardson: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 59-29-80, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO COURSES IN PHYSICAL EDUCATION AND ROTC PROGRAMS, SO AS TO ALLOW BAND TO BE SUBSTITUTED FOR PHYSICAL EDUCATION INSTRUCTION.
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H. 3128 -- Reps. Lourie, J. Brown, Clark, Cotty, J.H. Neal, Harrison, Govan, Gilham, Martin, Stille, Sinclair, J.E. Smith, W.D. Smith, Huggins, E.H. Pitts, Jennings, Emory, Skelton, Owens and Scott: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-6540, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS AND ENFORCEMENT OF THE STATE'S MANDATORY USE OF SEAT BELTS AND CHILD RESTRAINT SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER MAY STOP A DRIVER OF A MOTOR VEHICLE FOR ANY PRIMARY VIOLATION OF A PROVISION THAT REQUIRES A DRIVER OR PASSENGER TO WEAR A SEAT BELT OR A CHILD RESTRAINT SYSTEM.
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H. 3129 -- Reps. Kirsh and W.D. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 16-3-20, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE PUNISHMENT FOR MURDER, SO AS TO INCLUDE AS A SEPARATE STATUTORY AGGRAVATING CIRCUMSTANCE WHICH MAY BE CONSIDERED IN THE DETERMINATION OF WHETHER THE DEATH PENALTY MAY BE IMPOSED, A MURDER COMMITTED WHILE IN THE COMMISSION OF STALKING OR AGGRAVATED STALKING.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3130 -- Rep. Lourie: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 16-25-95 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IT IS UNLAWFUL FOR A PERSON CONVICTED OF A MISDEMEANOR CRIMINAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE OFFENSE TO SHIP, TRANSPORT, POSSESS, OR RECEIVE A FIREARM OR AMMUNITION IF THE CONVICTION MEETS CERTAIN CONDITIONS AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES; AND BY ADDING SECTION 20-4-150, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IT IS UNLAWFUL FOR A PERSON SUBJECT TO A PROTECTION ORDER, UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS, TO SHIP, TRANSPORT, POSSESS, OR RECEIVE A FIREARM OR AMMUNITION AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3131 -- Rep. Kirsh: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 20-7-420, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE JURISDICTION OF FAMILY COURTS IN DOMESTIC MATTERS, AND SECTION 59-28-160, RELATING TO THE POWERS OF THE LOCAL SCHOOL BOARDS OF TRUSTEES IN RELATION TO PROMOTING PARENTAL INVOLVEMENT IN THEIR CHILDREN'S SCHOOL ACTIVITIES, BOTH SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE SCHOOL BOARD HAS AUTHORITY TO PETITION THE FAMILY COURT, AND THE FAMILY COURT HAS JURISDICTION TO HEAR A PETITION, TO REQUIRE PARENTS OR LEGAL GUARDIANS OF STUDENTS WHO HABITUALLY EXHIBIT DISRUPTIVE BEHAVIOR IN THEIR CLASSROOMS TO ATTEND PARENT-TEACHER CONFERENCES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3132 -- 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. 3133 -- Reps. Altman and Umphlett: 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.
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H. 3134 -- 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. 3135 -- Rep. Altman: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING CHAPTER 33 TO TITLE 56 SO AS TO REQUIRE A MOTOR VEHICLE REPAIR FACILITY TO PROVIDE A CUSTOMER A WRITTEN ESTIMATE, TO REQUIRE CONSENT FROM THE CUSTOMER BEFORE SERVICE OR REPAIR BEGINS, TO PROHIBIT A MOTOR VEHICLE REPAIR FACILITY FROM EXCEEDING ITS APPROVED ESTIMATE, TO REQUIRE DISPLAY OF THESE REGULATIONS IN THE FACILITY, TO REQUIRE NOTICE OF USE OF "AFTER MARKET" OR USED PARTS, TO GIVE CUSTOMERS THE RIGHT TO INSPECT AND RETAIN REPLACED PARTS, AND TO PROVIDE REMEDIES AND PENALTIES FOR FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH THESE PROVISIONS; AND TO AMEND SECTION 29-15-10, RELATING TO LIENS FOR CHARGES FOR REPAIRS AND STORAGE, SO AS TO REQUIRE NOTICE BY CERTIFIED MAIL RETURN RECEIPT REQUESTED AND TO EXCLUDE CHARGES NOT AUTHORIZED AS PROVIDED IN THIS CHAPTER.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3136 -- Reps. G.M. Smith and W.D. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 16-3-26, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PUNISHMENT FOR MURDER AND NOTICES TO DEFENSE ATTORNEYS OF A SOLICITOR'S INTENT TO SEEK THE DEATH PENALTY, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT WHEN A SOLICITOR GIVES A DEFENSE ATTORNEY NOTICE THAT HE INTENDS TO SEEK THE DEATH PENALTY, HE ALSO MUST PROVIDE THIS NOTICE TO THE COMMISSION ON INDIGENT DEFENSE; AND BY ADDING SECTION 17-3-40 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A SOLICITOR MUST PROVIDE NOTICE OF HIS INTENTION TO SEEK THE DEATH PENALTY IN CERTAIN CASES TO THE COMMISSION ON INDIGENT DEFENSE WHICH MUST MAINTAIN RECORDS AND STATISTICS REGARDING THIS INFORMATION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3137 -- Reps. Sinclair, Littlejohn, W.D. Smith, Weeks, J.E. Smith, Edge 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 THE QUALIFICATIONS FOR THIS OFFICE.
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H. 3138 -- Reps. J.E. Smith, Ceips and Cotty: 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.
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H. 3139 -- Rep. Kirsh: A BILL TO AMEND TITLE 15, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO CIVIL REMEDIES AND PROCEDURES, BY ADDING CHAPTER 32 SO AS TO ENACT THE "SOUTH CAROLINA NONECONOMIC DAMAGE AWARDS ACT OF 2003" WHICH PROVIDES FOR CERTAIN LIMITS ON THE AMOUNT AND TYPES OF DAMAGE AWARDS IN PERSONAL INJURY ACTIONS, AND WHICH PROVIDES FOR FINDINGS WHICH MUST BE MADE WITH REGARD TO SUCH DAMAGE AWARDS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3140 -- Reps. J.E. Smith, Simrill, Merrill and Bowers: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING CHAPTER 10 TO TITLE 58 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT AND PROTECTION OF PRIVACY IN THIS STATE FROM UNWANTED COMMERCIAL ELECTRONIC MAIL SOLICITATION IN THIS STATE, INCLUDING PROVISIONS FOR, AMONG OTHER THINGS, A DATABASE CONSTITUTING A "NO E-MAIL LIST", SPECIFIC CONTENTS OF MESSAGES, ACCURATE ROUTING INFORMATION, CRIMINAL PENALTIES, INVESTIGATIONS BY THE ATTORNEY GENERAL AND THE JUDICIAL CIRCUIT SOLICITORS, AND THE SEEKING OF INJUNCTIVE AND OTHER RELIEF BY THE ATTORNEY GENERAL; TO PROVIDE THAT ELECTRONIC MAIL SERVICE PROVIDERS ARE NOT LIABLE FOR VIOLATIONS OF THIS CHAPTER AND ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR 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 16-16-20, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO COMPUTER CRIMES AND PENALTIES, SO AS TO REFERENCE THE REQUIREMENTS OF THIS CHAPTER AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE CRIME OF CRIMINAL TRESPASS IN CONNECTION WITH UNSOLICITED COMMERCIAL ELECTRONIC MAIL.
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H. 3141 -- Reps. J.E. Smith and Cobb-Hunter: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO CIVIL REMEDIES AND PROCEDURES, BY ADDING CHAPTER 46 TO TITLE 15 SO AS TO ENACT THE SOUTH CAROLINA FAIR CREDIT REPORTING ACT, TO PROVIDE THAT UNFAIR METHODS OF REPORTING CREDIT HISTORY AND UNFAIR OR DECEPTIVE ACTS IN THE CONDUCT OF CREDIT REPORTING ARE UNLAWFUL, TO PROVIDE THAT THE FEDERAL FAIR CREDIT REPORTING ACT AS INTERPRETED BY THE FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION AND FEDERAL COURTS SHALL FURNISH GUIDANCE IN CONSTRUING THIS CHAPTER, TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR WILFUL AND NEGLIGENT NONCOMPLIANCE WITH THE TERMS OF THE CHAPTER, TO PROVIDE FOR THE JURISDICTION OF THE STATE COURTS TO HEAR ACTIONS BROUGHT PURSUANT TO THIS CHAPTER, AND TO PROVIDE, WITH EXCEPTIONS, A TWO-YEAR STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS TO SEEK RELIEF PURSUANT TO THIS CHAPTER.
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H. 3142 -- Reps. Witherspoon, Vaughn, W.D. Smith, Umphlett and Ceips: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 50-1-93 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE OWNER OF A PRIVATE POND WHO HAS POSTED HIS PROPERTY WITH CLEARLY VISIBLE SIGNS PROHIBITING TRESPASSING UPON THE PREMISES MAY NOT BE HELD LIABLE FOR ANY INJURY SUSTAINED BY A PERSON WHO WAS TRESPASSING ON THE PROPERTY AT THE TIME OF THE INJURY.
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H. 3143 -- Reps. Witherspoon, Davenport, Loftis and Kirsh: A BILL TO AMEND ACT 200 OF 2002, RELATING TO THE ENACTMENT AND FUNDING PROVISIONS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA CONSERVATION BANK ACT, SO AS TO POSTPONE FROM JULY 1, 2003, UNTIL JULY 1, 2005, THE CREDITING OF TWENTY-FIVE CENTS OF THE ONE DOLLAR THIRTY-CENTS STATE DEED RECORDING FEE TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA CONSERVATION BANK TRUST FUND AND TO DELETE AN EFFECTIVE DATE PROVISION MADE OBSOLETE BY THIS AMENDMENT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3144 -- Rep. Altman: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 30-4-20, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS OF TERMS USED IN THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEFINITION OF THE TERM "MEETING" IS A CORPORAL CONVENING OF THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE BODY AND TO DELETE CONVENING BY MEANS OF ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT EXCEPT IN THE CASE OF A NATURAL OR DECLARED DISASTER.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3145 -- 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

H. 3146 -- Reps. Altman, Hinson, Umphlett, Ceips and Clemmons: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 44-53-445, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE SEPARATE OFFENSE OF DISTRIBUTING A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE WHILE IN, ON, OR WITHIN ONE-HALF MILE OF A SCHOOL, PARK, VOCATIONAL OR TECHNICAL SCHOOL, OR COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY, SO AS TO EXTEND THE OFFENSE TO INCLUDE A PUBLIC OR PRIVATE DAYCARE FACILITY, PUBLIC OR PRIVATE KINDERGARTEN, AND A PRIVATE VOCATIONAL OR TECHNICAL SCHOOL.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3147 -- Rep. J. Brown: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-67-95 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT ALL SCHOOL BUSES PURCHASED ON OR AFTER JULY 1, 2003, MUST BE EQUIPPED WITH LAP OR SHOULDER HARNESS SAFETY BELTS; AND TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-6530, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO EXCEPTIONS FOR MANDATORY USE OF SEAT BELTS, SO AS TO EXCLUDE SCHOOL BUSES PURCHASED ON OR AFTER JULY 1, 2003, FROM THE EXCEPTIONS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3148 -- Rep. Davenport: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO CREATE A TASK FORCE TO IDENTIFY PROGRAMS AND RESOURCES AVAILABLE TO FAMILIES FOR MANAGING BEHAVIORALLY CHALLENGING ADOLESCENTS AND THE NEEDS OF AGING PARENTS, TO STUDY RESOURCES AND PROGRAMS AVAILABLE IN-STATE AND IN OTHER JURISDICTIONS AND TO MAKE RECOMMENDATIONS FOR BETTER MEETING THESE FAMILY NEEDS, AND TO REQUIRE THE TASK FORCE TO REPORT TO THE GOVERNOR AND GENERAL ASSEMBLY BEFORE JANUARY 1, 2004, AT WHICH TIME THE TASK FORCE IS ABOLISHED.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3149 -- Reps. J. Brown and Cobb-Hunter: A BILL TO AMEND TITLE 41, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT, BY ADDING CHAPTER 47 SO AS TO ENACT THE "SOUTH CAROLINA JOB PREPARATION AND RETENTION TRAINING ACT" WHICH ESTABLISHES PROCEDURES FOR PROVIDING SKILLS AND OTHER TRAINING TO INDIVIDUALS WHO ARE WELFARE RECIPIENTS IN PREPARATION FOR MAKING TRANSITIONS TO EMPLOYMENT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3150 -- Rep. Altman: A JOINT RESOLUTION PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO SECTION 21, ARTICLE IV OF THE CONSTITUTION OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1895, RELATING TO THE REQUIREMENT THAT BILLS AND JOINT RESOLUTIONS PASSED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY, TO BECOME EFFECTIVE, MUST BE PRESENTED FOR APPROVAL TO THE GOVERNOR, THE VETO THE GOVERNOR MAY EXERCISE OVER LEGISLATIVE ENACTMENTS THUS PRESENTED, AND THE MEANS BY WHICH THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY MAY OVERRIDE THE GOVERNOR'S VETO, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT NO PRESENTATION TO THE GOVERNOR IS REQUIRED FOR A LEGISLATIVE ENACTMENT TO BE EFFECTIVE WHICH APPORTIONS QUALIFIED ELECTORS AMONG THE GEOGRAPHICAL AREAS FROM WHICH MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, SENATE, AND UNITED STATES HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES ARE ELECTED.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3151 -- Rep. Altman: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 62-5-433, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO JURISDICTIONAL AMOUNTS IN CLAIMS FOR AND AGAINST MINORS AND INCAPACITATED PERSONS, SO AS TO RAISE THE JURISDICTIONAL AMOUNT BELOW WHICH THESE CLAIMS MAY BE HEARD IN PROBATE COURT FROM TWENTY-FIVE THOUSAND TO THIRTY-FIVE THOUSAND DOLLARS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended

H. 3152 -- Rep. J. Brown: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-36-2120, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO SALES AND USE TAX EXEMPTIONS, SO AS TO EXEMPT PRESCRIPTION EYEGLASS LENSES AND RAW MATERIALS USED IN THE FABRICATION OF SUCH LENSES AND TO PROVIDE THAT THIS EXEMPTION DOES NOT EXTEND TO EYEGLASS FRAMES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3153 -- Reps. J. Brown and Ceips: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-36-2120, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO SALES TAX EXEMPTIONS, SO AS TO EXEMPT PRESCRIPTION ORTHOTIC DEVICES AND REPLACEMENT PARTS FOR PRESCRIPTION PROSTHETIC AND ORTHOTIC DEVICES.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3154 -- Rep. J. Brown: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 39, TITLE 44, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 2 SO AS TO ENACT THE "DIABETES SCHOOL CARE ACT", TO REQUIRE THE PRINCIPAL AT EACH PUBLIC SCHOOL TO DESIGNATE THREE EMPLOYEES TO BE DIABETES CARE PROVIDERS, TO ALSO AUTHORIZE AS EMPLOYEES OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL ASSIGNED TO A SCHOOL AND SUBCONTRACTORS TO BE DIABETES CARE PROVIDERS, TO PROVIDE FOR THE TRAINING OF THESE CARE PROVIDERS, TO ESTABLISH THE RESPONSIBILITIES AND THE SCOPE OF AUTHORITY FOR A DIABETES CARE PROVIDER, TO ALLOW A STUDENT WITH DIABETES TO PERFORM GLUCOSE TESTS, ADMINISTER INSULIN, AND TO ATTEND TO THE CARE AND MANAGEMENT OF HIS OR HER DIABETES AND TO POSSES NECESSARY SUPPLIES AND EQUIPMENT TO CONDUCT THESE FUNCTIONS, TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL TO MAKE INFORMATION AND TRAINING MATERIALS AVAILABLE TO PRIVATE SCHOOLS, AND TO PROVIDE THAT A DIABETES CARE PROVIDER ACTING IN ACCORDANCE WITH THIS ARTICLE IS IMMUNE FROM CIVIL AND CRIMINAL LIABILITY AND IS NOT PRACTICING NURSING AND IS EXEMPT FROM ALL APPLICABLE STATUTORY AND REGULATORY PROVISIONS THAT RESTRICT WHAT ACTIVITIES MAY BE DELEGATED TO A PERSON WHO IS NOT A LICENSED MEDICAL PROFESSIONAL; TO AMEND SECTION 15-78-60, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO EXCEPTIONS TO THE WAIVER OF IMMUNITY UNDER THE SOUTH CAROLINA TORT CLAIMS ACT, SO AS TO ALSO INCLUDE IN THESE EXCEPTIONS, ACTS OR OMISSIONS OF A DIABETES CARE PROVIDER; AND TO DESIGNATE SECTIONS 44-39-10 THROUGH 44-39-50 AS ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 39, TITLE 44 ENTITLED "DIABETES INITIATIVE OF SOUTH CAROLINA" AND TO RENAME CHAPTER 39, TITLE 44 AS "DIABETES".
Introduced and Committed

H. 3155 -- Reps. Davenport and Littlejohn: A JOINT RESOLUTION PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO ARTICLE X OF THE CONSTITUTION OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1895, RELATING TO FINANCE AND TAXATION, BY ADDING AN APPROPRIATELY NUMBERED SECTION SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT STATE TAXES MAY NOT BE INCREASED AND NEW STATE TAXES MAY NOT BE IMPOSED EXCEPT UPON A FAVORABLE VOTE OF THE QUALIFIED ELECTORS OF THE STATE IN A REFERENDUM, TO LIMIT INCREASES IN STATE SPENDING TO THE INCREASE IN THE CONSUMER PRICE INDEX AND PROVIDE EXCEPTIONS, TO AUTHORIZE THE GOVERNOR TO DECLARE A FISCAL EMERGENCY THAT SUSPENDS THE LIMITATIONS IMPOSED BY THIS SECTION FOR THE DURATION OF THE EMERGENCY AND ESTABLISH HOW THE LIMITATIONS ARE REIMPOSED AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY SHALL PROVIDE BY LAW FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THESE LIMITATIONS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3156 -- Rep. Davenport: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 20-7-6605, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS OF TERMS USED IN THE JUVENILE JUSTICE CODE, SO AS TO REVISE THE DEFINITION OF CHILD TO INCLUDE PERSONS UNDER EIGHTEEN YEARS OF AGE IN THE CASE OF STATUS OFFENSES; TO AMEND SECTION 20-7-7205, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PROCEDURES FOR TAKING JUVENILES INTO CUSTODY, SO AS TO APPLY THESE PROCEDURES TO JUVENILES BEING TAKEN INTO CUSTODY FOR STATUS OFFENSES; TO AMEND SECTION 20-7-7807 RELATING TO SUSPENSION AND REVOCATION OF A DRIVER'S LICENSE AS PART OF THE FAMILY COURT'S DISPOSITIONAL AUTHORITY IN ADJUDICATING JUVENILES, SO AS TO, IN THE CASE OF STATUS OFFENSES, APPLY THIS AUTHORITY TO JUVENILES UP TO AGE EIGHTEEN RATHER THAN AGE SEVENTEEN; AND TO AMEND SECTIONS 59-65-10 AND 59-65-30, BOTH AS AMENDED, AND RELATING TO COMPULSORY SCHOOL ATTENDANCE AND AN EXEMPTION FROM COMPULSORY ATTENDANCE, RESPECTIVELY, SO AS TO REQUIRE CHILDREN TO ATTEND SCHOOL UNTIL REACHING THE AGE OF EIGHTEEN RATHER THAN AGE SEVENTEEN.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3157 -- Rep. Kirsh: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 50-11-318 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT HUNTERS MUST WEAR A HAT, COAT, OR VEST OF SOLID VISIBLE INTERNATIONAL ORANGE WHEN HUNTING WITH CERTAIN FIREARMS, TO PROVIDE EXCEPTIONS, AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3158 -- Rep. Kirsh: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 50-13-236, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO CREEL AND SIZE LIMITS ON STRIPED BASS AND BLACK BASS FROM LAKE WYLIE AND LAKE MURRAY, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES MAY ESTABLISH THE DAILY CREEL AND SIZE LIMITS ON STRIPED BASS AND BLACK BASS FROM LAKE WYLIE BY REGULATION PROMULGATED AND ADOPTED PURSUANT TO ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23 OF TITLE 1.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3159 -- Rep. Davenport: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 56-1-860 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT CERTAIN PERSONS WHO ARE ADJUDICATED GUILTY OF SPEEDING OR ARE INVOLVED IN A MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT IN WHICH THE PERSON IS AT FAULT MUST COMPLETE A DEFENSIVE DRIVING COURSE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3160 -- Reps. Kirsh and Davenport: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 40-13-250, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO ANNUAL RENEWAL OF COSMETOLOGISTS LICENSES AND THE REQUIREMENT THAT APPLICANTS COMPLETE CERTAIN CONTINUING EDUCATION, SO AS TO EXEMPT A PERSON WHO HAS HELD A LICENSE FOR AT LEAST FIFTEEN CONSECUTIVE YEARS AND IS SIXTY YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER OR HAS HELD CONTINUOUS LICENSURE FOR AT LEAST THIRTY YEARS, IS FIFTY YEARS OLD, AND WHO HAS NOT BEEN DISCIPLINED BY THE BOARD OF COSMETOLOGY FROM TAKING THE CONTINUING EDUCATION COURSES; AND TO PROVIDE THAT, UPON APPROVAL BY THE BOARD, AN ATTENDANCE FORM MAY BE OBTAINED GIVING CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDIT FOR ATTENDANCE AT TRADE SHOW COSMETOLOGY-RELATED INSTRUCTIONAL PROGRAMS.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3161 -- Rep. Davenport: A JOINT RESOLUTION PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO ARTICLE XV OF THE CONSTITUTION OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1895, RELATING TO IMPEACHMENT OF CERTAIN OFFICERS, BY ADDING SECTION 4 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR RECALLING AND REMOVING FROM PUBLIC OFFICE PERSONS HOLDING STATE OR LOCAL GOVERNMENT OFFICES FILLED BY A VOTE OF QUALIFIED ELECTORS AND TO REQUIRE THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO ENACT IMPLEMENTING LEGISLATION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3162 -- Rep. Kirsh: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 38-77-215 SO AS TO PROHIBIT THE AWARDING OF DAMAGES IN FAVOR OF A PERSON WHO IS INJURED WHILE OPERATING HIS MOTOR VEHICLE IF HIS INJURIES RESULTED FROM HIS OPERATION OF THE VEHICLE AND IF HE DID NOT HAVE IN EFFECT FOR THAT VEHICLE THE FINANCIAL SECURITY REQUIRED BY THE LAWS OF THIS STATE AT THE TIME THE INJURY OCCURRED.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3163 -- Reps. Delleney and Simrill: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 14-1-235 SO AS TO PROHIBIT A JUDGE, COURT, OR COURT OFFICIAL FROM APPOINTING AN ATTORNEY TO REPRESENT A PARTY IN A CIVIL ACTION UNLESS THE AUTHORITY TO MAKE THE APPOINTMENT IS PROVIDED SPECIFICALLY BY STATUTE; AND TO AUTHORIZE THE COMMISSION ON INDIGENT DEFENSE TO TRANSFER UNSPENT FUNDS FROM THE PREVIOUS FISCAL YEAR TO THE OFFICE OF APPELLATE DEFENSE TO HELP THE OFFICE OFFSET BUDGET REDUCTIONS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 3164 -- Reps. Kirsh: A BILL TO AMEND ARTICLE 3, CHAPTER 1, TITLE 9, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE ADMINISTRATION OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA RETIREMENT SYSTEM, BY ADDING SECTION 9-1-295 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD MAY INVESTIGATE AND DETERMINE IF A CURRENT OR PREVIOUSLY EMPLOYED PUBLIC OFFICIAL OR EMPLOYEE WHO HAS BEEN CONVICTED OF AN OFFENSE INVOLVING EMBEZZLEMENT OR THE FRAUDULENT APPROPRIATION OF PUBLIC FUNDS HAS USED ANY OF THE FUNDS TO ESTABLISH SERVICE CREDIT IN THE RETIREMENT SYSTEM, TO PROVIDE FOR A HEARING, FINAL DETERMINATION, THE REFUND OF THE MONIES TO THE PUBLIC AGENCY FROM WHICH THEY WERE EMBEZZLED OR FRAUDULENTLY APPROPRIATED, AND THE RECALCULATION OF SERVICE CREDIT AND RETIREMENT BENEFITS WITHOUT THE CONTRIBUTION OF EMBEZZLED FUNDS IF THE BOARD SO ORDERS, AND TO PROVIDE THAT SUCH A DETERMINATION MAY BE CONSIDERED A CONTESTED CASE UNDER THE ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURES ACT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3165 -- Reps. Harrison, Lucas, G.M. Smith, Cobb-Hunter, Cotty and Weeks: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 16-3-29 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON CONVICTED OF MURDER WHO WAS MENTALLY RETARDED AT THE TIME OF THE OFFENSE MUST NOT BE SENTENCED TO DEATH, BUT MUST BE SENTENCED TO LIFE IMPRISONMENT; AND TO AMEND SECTION 16-3-20, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PUNISHMENT FOR MURDER, SO AS TO DELETE MENTAL RETARDATION AS A MITIGATING CIRCUMSTANCE.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Point of Order

H. 3166 -- Rep. Kirsh: A BILL TO AMEND TITLE 15, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO CIVIL REMEDIES AND PROCEDURES, BY ADDING CHAPTER 34 SO AS TO ESTABLISH STANDARDS AND PROCEDURES FOR THE RECOVERY OF PUNITIVE DAMAGES IN CIVIL ACTIONS, INCLUDING A LIMIT ON THE MAXIMUM AMOUNT OF PUNITIVE DAMAGES WHICH MAY BE AWARDED, THE MANNER IN WHICH PUNITIVE DAMAGES MUST BE STATED AND PLED, THE RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE TRIER OF FACT AND THE COURT WITH REGARD TO PUNITIVE DAMAGES, AND THE AWARDING OF ATTORNEY'S FEES IN FRIVOLOUS OR MALICIOUS PUNITIVE DAMAGE CLAIMS; AND TO REPEAL SECTION 15-33-135 RELATING TO PUNITIVE DAMAGES AND THE BURDEN OF PROOF.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3167 -- Rep. Altman: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO AMEND RULE 5.19 OF THE RULES OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, RELATING TO VARIOUS PROCEDURAL REQUIREMENTS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A REQUEST FOR GRANTING FREE CONFERENCE POWERS MAY NOT BE VOTED ON MORE THAN THREE TIMES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3168 -- Rep. Davenport: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO AMEND RULE 5.3 OF THE RULES OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, RELATING TO THE GENERAL APPROPRIATIONS BILL AND SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATIONS BILLS, SO AS TO REQUIRE A SEPARATE VOTE ON EVERY PROVISION IN SUCH A BILL ADDING OR AMENDING PERMANENT LAW IF THE PROVISION DID NOT APPEAR IN THE BILL AS PASSED BY THE HOUSE OR IF THE PROVISION WAS AMENDED AFTER THE BILL PASSED THE HOUSE BEFORE THE HOUSE VOTES TO APPROVE A CONFERENCE OR FREE CONFERENCE REPORT ON SUCH A BILL AND TO PROVIDE THAT FAILURE TO APPROVE A PERMANENT LAW PROVISION IN THIS SEPARATE VOTE IS DEEMED A VOTE REJECTING THE CONFERENCE OR FREE CONFERENCE REPORT ON THE BILL.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3169 -- Rep. Altman: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO AMEND RULE 3.9 OF THE RULES OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, RELATING TO THE PROCEDURE FOR RETURNING MEMBERS TO THE STATE HOUSE AND BARRING MEMBERS FROM LEAVING THE STATE HOUSE WHEN A QUORUM IS NOT PRESENT, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT WHEN THIS RULE IS INVOKED THE HOUSE AUTOMATICALLY IS IN RECESS FOR FIVE HOURS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3170 -- Reps. Cobb-Hunter and J.H. Neal: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES NAME THE LAKE MARION BOAT CHANNEL, COMMONLY KNOWN AS THE "SAFE CHANNEL", RUNNING EASTERLY FROM THE VICINITY OF THE BRICKYARD, THEN NORTHERLY ACROSS LAKE MARION TO THE VICINITY OF ABUND ISLAND IN OR NEAR THE SANTEE NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE, AND THEN NORTHEASTERLY TO THE VICINITY OF THE MOUTH OF WYBOO CREEK, AS THE "DANNY BELL BOAT CHANNEL" IN HONOR OF THE LATE DANNY BELL OF EUTAW SPRINGS, AND INSTALL APPROPRIATE SIGNS, MARKERS, OR BUOYS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Adopted

H. 3171 -- Reps. Cobb-Hunter and J.H. Neal: 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 Committed

H. 3172 -- Reps. Altman, Littlejohn and Hinson: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS AND THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES TO 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
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3173 -- Rep. Lourie: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 12-21-630 SO AS TO IMPOSE AN ADDITIONAL LICENSE TAX ON EACH CIGARETTE SUBJECT TO THE LICENSE TAX ON CIGARETTES IN AN AMOUNT EQUAL TO 2.9 CENTS ON EACH CIGARETTE, TO PROVIDE FOR THE COLLECTION AND ENFORCEMENT OF THIS ADDITIONAL TAX, AND TO ESTABLISH THE MEDICAID MATCH FUND TO RECEIVE THE REVENUE OF THIS TAX AND PROVIDE FOR THE USE OF THIS FUND.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3174 -- Reps. Wilkins, Allen, Altman, Anthony, Bailey, Bales, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Branham, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chellis, Clark, Clemmons, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Easterday, Edge, Emory, Freeman, Frye, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Hagood, Hamilton, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jennings, Keegan, Kennedy, Kirsh, Koon, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Richardson, Rivers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sheheen, Simrill, Sinclair, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Snow, Stewart, Stille, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Umphlett, Vaughn, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Witherspoon and Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE GRATITUDE AND FRIENDSHIP OF THE MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO MR. HOWARD PIERCE McNAIR, JR., FOR HIS YEARS OF SERVICE TO THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, MOST RECENTLY AS EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF HOUSE RESEARCH AND PERSONNEL AND LEGAL COUNSEL TO THE SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE, AND TO WISH HIM WELL IN HIS NEW POSITION AS AN ATTORNEY IN THE PRIVATE SECTOR.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3175 -- Rep. J.E. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND ACT 289 OF 2002, RELATING TO THE GENERAL APPROPRIATIONS ACT FOR FISCAL YEAR 2002-2003, SO AS TO REDUCE AND FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THE MANNER IN WHICH REVENUES AND EXPENDITURES SHALL BE IMPOSED OR EXPENDED FOR THIS FISCAL YEAR.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3176 -- Reps. J. Brown, Allen, Altman, Anthony, Bailey, Bales, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Branham, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chellis, Clark, Clemmons, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Easterday, Edge, Emory, Freeman, Frye, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Hagood, Hamilton, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jennings, Keegan, Kennedy, Kirsh, Koon, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Richardson, Rivers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sheheen, Simrill, Sinclair, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Snow, Stewart, Stille, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Umphlett, Vaughn, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Wilkins, Witherspoon and Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO EXTEND BEST WISHES TO DEVOTED EDUCATOR AND VOLUNTEER, MARY R. HARDY OF COLUMBIA, ON THE OCCASION OF HER SEVENTIETH BIRTHDAY AND TO WISH HER MANY MORE YEARS OF HEALTH AND HAPPINESS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3177 -- House Rules Committee: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO AMEND RULE 6.1 OF THE RULES OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, RELATING TO THE DAILY ORDER OF BUSINESS AND CALENDAR, SO AS TO PROVIDE A PROCEDURE BY WHICH THE SPEAKER MAY CONVENE AND ADJOURN THE HOUSE IN STATEWIDE SESSION FOR CERTAIN LIMITED PURPOSES.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3178 -- Rep. Cobb-Hunter: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE MRS. REBECCA JENKINS SMALLS MIDDLETON OF EUTAWVILLE, SOUTH CAROLINA ON THE REMARKABLE OCCASION OF HER ONE HUNDREDTH BIRTHDAY AND TO WISH HER CONTINUED GOOD HEALTH AND MUCH HAPPINESS IN THE YEARS TO COME.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3179 -- Rep. Clyburn: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE THE REVEREND F. KEITH SLAUGHTER ON HIS INSTALLATION AS PASTOR OF THE HISTORIC FRIENDSHIP AFRICAN BAPTIST CHURCH OF AIKEN COUNTY ON DECEMBER 8, 2002, AND TO WISH HIM AND HIS CHURCH GROWTH IN NUMBERS AND GOD'S GRACE.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3180 -- Reps. Sheheen, Altman, Kirsh, Richardson and Cotty: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 8-13-1354, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO IDENTIFICATION OF A PERSON INDEPENDENTLY PAYING FOR AN ELECTION-RELATED COMMUNICATION AND EXCEPTIONS, SO AS TO REQUIRE THE NAME AND ADDRESS OF THE CANDIDATE, COMMITTEE, OR PERSON MAKING THE EXPENDITURE TO BE PRINTED IN ALL CAPITAL LETTERS AND IN TWELVE POINT TYPE.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3181 -- Reps. Altman, Stille, Coates and Clark: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO CREATE A COMMITTEE TO STUDY THE LAWS RELATING TO JUNIOR RESERVE OFFICER TRAINING CORPS PROGRAMS SPONSORED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE OR BRANCHES OF THE ARMED FORCES OF THE UNITED STATES AND THE FEASIBILITY OF ESTABLISHING A JUNIOR RESERVE OFFICER TRAINING CORPS PROGRAM IN EACH HIGH SCHOOL IN SOUTH CAROLINA.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3182 -- Reps. Altman, Merrill, Coates and Cotty: A BILL TO AMEND ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 111, TITLE 59, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-111-70 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE PERIOD IN WHICH AN ELIGIBLE STUDENT MUST ENROLL IN AN ELIGIBLE INSTITUTION OR TAKE ANY OTHER ACTION TO OBTAIN A STATE-SPONSORED SCHOLARSHIP, TUITION ASSISTANCE, OR ANY OTHER FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE FOR SECONDARY OR POST SECONDARY EDUCATION IS TOLLED DURING ANY PERIOD THE ELIGIBLE STUDENT PERFORMS ACTIVE DUTY OR ACTIVE DUTY FOR TRAINING IN THE NATIONAL GUARD OR IN ANY BRANCH OF THE ARMED FORCES OF THE UNITED STATES, AND TO PROVIDE FOR RETROACTIVE APPLICATION OF THIS TOLLING PROVISION.
Introduced and Committed
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H. 3183 -- Reps. Sheheen, Kirsh, Merrill, McLeod and Cotty: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 2-17-20, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE REGISTRATION OF LOBBYISTS AND TERMINATION OF LOBBYING ACTIVITIES, SO AS TO REQUIRE THAT A LOBBYIST'S REGISTRATION WITH THE STATE ETHICS COMMISSION IS VALID FOR THE ENTIRE CALENDAR YEAR FOR WHICH THE LOBBYIST IS REGISTERED AND THAT PROVISIONS AND PROHIBITIONS OF THIS CHAPTER APPLY FOR THE ENTIRE CALENDAR YEAR FOR WHICH THE LOBBYIST REMAINS REGISTERED; AND TO AMEND SECTION 2-17-25, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE REGISTRATION OF LOBBYIST'S PRINCIPALS AND TERMINATION OF AUTHORIZATION OF LOBBYING ACTIVITIES, SO AS TO REQUIRE THAT A LOBBYIST'S PRINCIPAL'S REGISTRATION WITH THE STATE ETHICS COMMISSION IS VALID FOR THE ENTIRE CALENDAR YEAR FOR WHICH THE LOBBYIST'S PRINCIPAL IS REGISTERED AND THAT PROVISIONS AND PROHIBITIONS OF THIS CHAPTER APPLY FOR THE ENTIRE CALENDAR YEAR FOR WHICH THE LOBBYIST'S PRINCIPAL REMAINS REGISTERED.
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H. 3184 -- Reps. Moody-Lawrence and Richardson: 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 MAY ISSUE A LIMITED LICENSE WITHOUT REEXAMINATION TO AN INDIVIDUAL WHOSE LICENSE HAS LAPSED IF THE PERSON IS OVER SIXTY YEARS OF AGE AND PRACTICED FOR MORE THAN THIRTY YEARS AND TO FURTHER PROVIDE THAT THE SCOPE OF PRACTICE AUTHORIZED FOR SUCH A LICENSE IS LIMITED TO THAT WHICH THE PERSON COULD PRACTICE UNDER THE FORMER LICENSE.
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H. 3185 -- Reps. Talley, Simrill and Richardson: 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 2003-2004, THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION SHALL DISBURSE THREE HUNDRED FIFTY DOLLARS FROM EDUCATION IMPROVEMENT ACT FUNDS TO A SCHOOL DISTRICT FOR EACH CERTIFIED TEACHER EMPLOYED AS OF AUGUST THIRTIETH OF THAT YEAR BY THE DISTRICT TO TEACH IN THE CLASSROOM.
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H. 3186 -- Reps. Wilkins, Harrison, Altman, Bailey, Littlejohn, Stille, Simrill, Sandifer, Walker, M.A. Pitts, Coates, Richardson and Cotty: A BILL TO ENACT THE "SOUTH CAROLINA TRUTH IN SENTENCING ACT" BY AMENDING SECTION 24-3-20, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO CONFINEMENT OF PRISONERS AND WORK RELEASE PROGRAM ELIGIBILITY, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS MUST MAKE REASONABLE EFFORTS TO NOTIFY CERTAIN INDIVIDUALS BEFORE RELEASING INMATES ON WORK RELEASE, AND TO SUBSTITUTE CERTAIN FELONIES AND OFFENSES EXEMPT FROM CLASSIFICATION FOR THE TERM "NO PAROLE OFFENSE"; BY AMENDING SECTION 24-13-125, RELATING TO CONDITIONS A PRISONER MUST MEET TO BECOME ELIGIBLE FOR WORK RELEASE, SO AS TO SUBSTITUTE CERTAIN FELONIES AND OFFENSES EXEMPT FROM CLASSIFICATION FOR THE TERM "NO PAROLE OFFENSES"; BY AMENDING 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 CERTAIN FELONIES AND OFFENSES EXEMPT FROM CLASSIFICATION FOR THE TERM "NO PAROLE OFFENSE"; BY AMENDING SECTION 24-13-210, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO ELIGIBILITY FOR AND FORFEITURE OF GOOD CONDUCT CREDITS, SO AS TO SUBSTITUTE CERTAIN FELONIES AND OFFENSES EXEMPT FROM CLASSIFICATION FOR THE TERM "NO PAROLE OFFENSE"; BY AMENDING SECTION 24-13-230, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO ELIGIBILITY FOR EDUCATION CREDITS, SO AS TO SUBSTITUTE CERTAIN FELONIES AND OFFENSES EXEMPT FROM CLASSIFICATION FOR THE TERM "NO PAROLE OFFENSE"; BY AMENDING 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 FELONIES AND OFFENSES EXEMPT FROM CLASSIFICATION FOR THE TERM "NO PAROLE OFFENSE"; BY AMENDING SECTIONS 24-13-710 AND 24-13-720, BOTH AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE SUPERVISED FURLOUGH PROGRAM, SO AS TO SUBSTITUTE CERTAIN FELONIES AND OFFENSES EXEMPT FROM CLASSIFICATION FOR THE TERM "NO PAROLE OFFENSE"; BY AMENDING SECTION 24-13-1310, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE SHOCK INCARCERATION PROGRAM, SO AS TO SUBSTITUTE CERTAIN FELONIES AND OFFENSES EXEMPT FROM CLASSIFICATION FOR THE TERM "NO PAROLE OFFENSE"; BY AMENDING SECTION 24-21-30, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PAROLE ELIGIBILITY, SO AS TO SUBSTITUTE CERTAIN FELONIES AND OFFENSES EXEMPT FROM CLASSIFICATION FOR THE TERM "NO PAROLE OFFENSE", TO REVISE THE GROUP OF INMATES WHO MUST COMPLETE A COMMUNITY SUPERVISION PROGRAM BEFORE BEING DISCHARGED FROM A COURT IMPOSED SENTENCE, AND TO REVISE THE CONDITIONS UPON WHICH PAROLE MAY BE GRANTED FOR CERTAIN CRIMES; BY AMENDING 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 SUBSTITUTE CERTAIN FELONIES FOR THE TERM "NO PAROLE OFFENSE", TO PROVIDE THAT A SENTENCE FOR A TERM OF INCARCERATION LESS THAN TWENTY YEARS IMPOSED FOR CERTAIN CRIMES MAY INCLUDE A REQUIREMENT FOR COMPLETION OF A COMMUNITY SUPERVISION PROGRAM, AND TO PROVIDE THAT IF A COURT DETERMINES THAT A PRISONER WILFULLY VIOLATED A TERM OR CONDITION OF THE COMMUNITY SUPERVISION PROGRAM, IT MAY NOT IMPOSE A PERIOD OF INCARCERATION THAT EXCEEDS THE LENGTH OF TIME REMAINING ON THE PRISONER'S ORIGINAL SENTENCE; BY AMENDING SECTION 24-26-10, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA SENTENCING GUIDELINES COMMISSION, SO AS TO RENAME THE COMMISSION THE SOUTH CAROLINA CRIMINAL JUSTICE COMMISSION AND REVISE THE COMPOSITION OF THE COMMISSION; BY AMENDING SECTION 24-26-20, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE 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 TO REVISE 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
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H. 3187 -- Reps. Merrill, Viers, Stille, Walker, Richardson, Cotty and Edge: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 2-17-55 SO AS TO PROHIBIT THE USE OF PUBLIC FUNDS TO EMPLOY OR CONTRACT WITH A LOBBYIST AND TO PROVIDE EXCEPTIONS.
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H. 3188 -- Reps. Davenport, Viers, Littlejohn, Coates, Bingham, Toole, Haskins, Barfield, J.R. Smith, Trotter, Snow, Altman, Koon, G. Brown, Cooper, Pinson, Loftis, Hamilton, Leach, Owens, Stille, Rice, Tripp, McGee, White, Gilham, Walker, Delleney and G.R. Smith: 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.
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H. 3189 -- Reps. Davenport, Altman, Cobb-Hunter, Coates and Cotty: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 44-29-145, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE PROHIBITION AGAINST, AND PENALTIES FOR, KNOWINGLY EXPOSING A PERSON TO THE HUMAN IMMUNODEFICIENCY VIRUS WITHOUT FIRST INFORMING THE PERSON OF THE INFECTION AND AGAINST KNOWINGLY ENGAGING IN CERTAIN BEHAVIORS THAT WOULD EXPOSE A PERSON TO SUCH INFECTION, SO AS TO ALSO INCLUDE IN THIS PROHIBITION, KNOWINGLY EXPOSING OR ENGAGING IN BEHAVIORS THAT WOULD EXPOSE A PERSON TO THE HEPATITIS C VIRUS.
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H. 3190 -- Reps. Davenport, Viers, Simrill, Coates, Bingham, Toole, Haskins, Barfield, Cato, Tripp, J.R. Smith, Trotter, White, Koon, Snow, Altman, G. Brown, Cooper, Pinson, Hamilton, Loftis, Leach, Owens, Stille, Rice, McGee, Huggins, Quinn, Walker, Delleney, Talley, M.A. Pitts, W.D. Smith and G.R. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND TITLE 1, CHAPTER 1, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE ADMINISTRATION OF GOVERNMENT, BY ADDING ARTICLE 5, SO AS TO ENACT THE "RIGHT TO LIFE ACT OF SOUTH CAROLINA" WHICH ESTABLISHES THAT THE RIGHT TO DUE PROCESS AND THE RIGHT TO EQUAL PROTECTION VEST AT FERTILIZATION.
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H. 3191 -- Reps. Barfield and Altman: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 40-47-280 TO ENACT THE "ACCESS TO MEDICAL TREATMENT ACT" SO AS TO AUTHORIZE AN INDIVIDUAL TO RECEIVE ALTERNATIVE, COMPLEMENTARY, EXPERIMENTAL, OR NONCONVENTIONAL MEDICAL TREATMENT FOR A LIFE THREATENING OR CHRONICALLY DISABLING DISEASE IF THE TREATING PHYSICIAN AGREES TO THE TREATMENT, TO PROVIDE CONDITIONS UNDER WHICH A PHYSICIAN MAY PROVIDE SUCH TREATMENT, TO PROVIDE THAT TREATING A PERSON IN COMPLIANCE WITH THIS SECTION IS NOT IN ITSELF UNPROFESSIONAL CONDUCT, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THIRD PARTY REIMBURSEMENT IS NOT REQUIRED FOR TREATMENT RENDERED PURSUANT TO THIS ACT.
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H. 3192 -- Reps. Kirsh and Richardson: A BILL TO AMEND ARTICLE 3, CHAPTER 11, TITLE 50, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 50-11-318 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT HUNTERS IN GAME ZONES 1, 2, AND 4 AND ON ALL WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AREA LANDS MUST WEAR A HAT, SHIRT, COAT, OR VEST OF SOLID VISIBLE INTERNATIONAL ORANGE DURING ANY GUN SEASON, TO PROVIDE THAT "GUN SEASON" MEANS ANY OPEN SEASON OR OTHER PERIOD WHEN A HUNTER IS AUTHORIZED TO USE OR USES ANY CENTER-FIRE OR RIM-FIRE RIFLE, SHOTGUN, PISTOL, OR MUZZLE-LOADING FIREARM, TO PROVIDE EXCEPTIONS, AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS OF THIS SECTION.
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H. 3193 -- Rep. Altman: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, 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 TO 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.
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H. 3194 -- Reps. Witherspoon, Edge, Barfield, Clemmons, Viers, Altman and Bailey: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTIONS 4-9-31 AND 5-7-31 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT COUNTIES AND MUNICIPALITIES MAY NOT ENACT AN ORDINANCE THAT SUPERSEDES A STATE LAW OR REGULATION OR THAT IMPOSES A GREATER BURDEN OR A MORE STRINGENT STANDARD ON AN ACTIVITY OR INDUSTRY THAT IS REGULATED BY THE GENERAL LAW OF THE STATE.
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H. 3195 -- Reps. Govan, J.E. Smith, J. Hines, Breeland, Gourdine, Lloyd and Snow: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 11-11-140, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO LIMITS ON APPROPRIATIONS OF SURPLUS GENERAL FUND REVENUES AND REVENUES DERIVED FROM ACCOUNTING CHANGES, SO AS TO LIMIT APPROPRIATIONS IN THE ANNUAL GENERAL APPROPRIATIONS ACT TO AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED THE BASE REVENUE ESTIMATE, TO DEFINE BASE REVENUE ESTIMATE, TO PROVIDE FOR AN INCREASE IN THE BASE REVENUE ESTIMATE ON THE WRITTEN CERTIFICATION OF THE BOARD OF ECONOMIC ADVISORS, AND TO PROVIDE WHEN AND FOR WHAT PURPOSES SURPLUS REVENUES MAY BE APPROPRIATED.
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H. 3196 -- Reps. Davenport, Altman, Cobb-Hunter and Coates: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 44-53-370, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PROHIBITED ACTS AND PENALTIES IN CONNECTION WITH POISONS, DRUGS, AND OTHER CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES, SO AS TO REMOVE COCAINE FROM THE PENALTY AND PRIMA FACIE EVIDENCE PROVISIONS OF SECTION 44-53-370 AS THEY RELATE TO THE OFFENSES OF UNLAWFUL POSSESSION OF COCAINE, AND POSSESSION OF COCAINE WITH INTENT TO DISTRIBUTE; AND TO AMEND SECTION 44-53-375, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PROHIBITED ACTS AND PENALTIES IN CONNECTION WITH POSSESSION, DISTRIBUTION, AND MANUFACTURE OF ICE, CRANK, AND CRACK COCAINE, SO AS TO EQUALIZE THE PENALTIES FOR UNLAWFUL POSSESSION OF COCAINE AND CRACK COCAINE AND THE PENALTIES FOR POSSESSION OF COCAINE AND CRACK COCAINE WITH INTENT TO DISTRIBUTE BY INCLUDING COCAINE IN THE PENALTY AND PRIMA FACIE EVIDENCE PROVISIONS OF SECTION 44-53-375.
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H. 3197 -- Rep. Sheheen: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 10-1-35 SO AS TO PROHIBIT THE USE OF OFFICE SPACE LOCATED IN THE SOLOMON BLATT BUILDING AND THE L. MARION GRESSETTE SENATE OFFICE BUILDING IN THE CAPITOL COMPLEX FROM BEING USED FOR PARTISAN POLITICAL ACTIVITIES BY A POLITICAL PARTY OR CAUCUS.
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H. 3198 -- Reps. Easterday, Altman, Coates, Sandifer, McGee, Clemmons and Edge: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 30-2-30, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS OF TERMS USED IN THE FAMILY PRIVACY PROTECTION ACT, SO AS TO CLARIFY THE DEFINITION OF "COMMERCIAL SOLICITATION", WHICH EXCLUDES FROM THE DEFINITION NOTIFICATION OF CONTINUING EDUCATION SPONSORED BY NONPROFIT ASSOCIATIONS, SO AS TO DELETE THE REFERENCE TO NONPROFIT ASSOCIATIONS; AND TO AMEND SECTION 30-2-50, RELATING TO THE PROHIBITION OF KNOWINGLY OBTAINING OR USING PERSONAL INFORMATION OBTAINED FROM A PUBLIC BODY FOR COMMERCIAL SOLICITATION DIRECTED TO A PERSON IN THIS STATE, SO AS TO SUBSTITUTE "STATE AGENCY" FOR "PUBLIC BODY" AND TO FURTHER PROVIDE THAT THE FAMILY PRIVACY PROTECTION ACT DOES NOT APPLY TO A LOCAL GOVERNMENTAL ENTITY OF A SUBDIVISION OF THIS STATE OR LOCAL GOVERNMENT.
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H. 3199 -- Reps. J.E. Smith, Harrison, Cobb-Hunter, Altman, Bailey, Richardson and Cotty: 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, INCLUDING CHRISTIAN SCIENCE PRACTITIONERS AND RELIGIOUS HEALERS; AND TO AMEND SECTION 20-7-550, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PRIVILEGED COMMUNICATIONS WHICH APPLY AND WHICH DO NOT APPLY WITH REGARD TO REPORTING CHILD ABUSE OR NEGLECT, SO AS TO REQUIRE A PRIEST, INCLUDING CHRISTIAN SCIENCE PRACTITIONERS AND RELIGIOUS HEALERS, TO REPORT EXCEPT WHEN THE COMMUNICATION IS RECEIVED FROM THE ALLEGED PERPETRATOR DURING A COMMUNICATION PROTECTED BY THE PRIEST-PENITENT PRIVILEGE PURSUANT TO SECTION 19-11-90.
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H. 3200 -- Reps. Haskins, Gilham and Altman: A BILL TO AMEND ARTICLE 25, CHAPTER 6, TITLE 12, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 12-6-3560 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR AN INCOME TAX CREDIT FOR CONTRIBUTIONS TO A QUALIFIED SCHOOL; AND SECTION 12-6-3565 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR AN INCOME TAX CREDIT FOR CONTRIBUTIONS TO A PUBLIC SCHOOL TO SUPPORT EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES OR CHARACTER EDUCATION PROGRAMS; AND TO AMEND TITLE 59, RELATING TO EDUCATION, BY ADDING CHAPTER 68 SO AS TO AUTHORIZE A PROGRAM OF EDUCATIONAL CHOICE FOR STUDENTS IN GRADES K-12 WHO ATTEND A POOR SCHOOL OR IN A POOR SCHOOL DISTRICT UNDER SPECIFIED CONDITIONS AND REQUIREMENTS.
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H. 3201 -- Reps. W.D. Smith, Altman, Littlejohn, Simrill, Cobb-Hunter and Cotty: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 44-29-145, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE PROHIBITION AGAINST, AND PENALTIES FOR, KNOWINGLY EXPOSING A PERSON TO THE HUMAN IMMUNODEFICIENCY VIRUS WITHOUT FIRST INFORMING THE PERSON OF THE INFECTION AND KNOWINGLY ENGAGING IN CERTAIN BEHAVIORS THAT WOULD EXPOSE A PERSON TO SUCH INFECTION, SO AS TO INCLUDE ALSO IN THIS PROHIBITION, KNOWINGLY EXPOSING OR ENGAGING IN BEHAVIORS THAT WOULD EXPOSE A PERSON TO THE HEPATITIS C VIRUS.
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H. 3202 -- Reps. Merrill, Stille, Walker and Richardson: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 2-17-55 SO AS TO PROHIBIT THE USE OF PUBLIC FUNDS TO EMPLOY OR CONTRACT WITH A LOBBYIST AND TO PROVIDE EXCEPTIONS.
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H. 3203 -- Reps. Jennings and Bales: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 9-1-1520, SO AS TO REQUIRE STATE AGENCIES TO PURCHASE RETIREMENT SERVICE CREDIT OF UP TO THREE YEARS FOR AN EMPLOYEE FOR WHOM SUCH A PURCHASE WOULD QUALIFY HIM FOR SERVICE RETIREMENT WITH AN IMMEDIATE ANNUITY FOR AN EMPLOYEE TERMINATED AS A RESULT OF AN AGENCY REDUCTION IN FORCE CAUSED BY A MANDATED REDUCTION IN THE AGENCY BUDGET, TO PROVIDE THAT THESE EMPLOYEES ARE ELIGIBLE FOR STATE-PAID HEALTH AND DENTAL INSURANCE; TO PROVIDE FOR STATE-PAID HEALTH AND DENTAL INSURANCE FOR STATE EMPLOYEES TERMINATED DUE TO BUDGET REDUCTION FOR A YEAR FOLLOWING TERMINATION OR UNTIL THEY EARLIER OBTAIN SIMILAR COVERAGE, TO REQUIRE THAT TERMINATED EMPLOYEES RETURNING TO SERVICE WITHIN A TWO-YEAR PERIOD HAVE THEIR BENEFITS CALCULATED AS IF THERE HAD BEEN NO BREAK IN SERVICE, AND TO PERMIT THESE EMPLOYEES TO PURCHASE RETIREMENT AND LEAVE BENEFITS.
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H. 3204 -- Reps. Lucas and Freeman: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO NAME THE BRIDGE THAT CROSSES THE LYNCHES RIVER ALONG UNITED STATES HIGHWAY 1 IN HONOR OF JUDGE CHARLES H. "CORKEY" PATE AND TO INSTALL APPROPRIATE MARKERS OR SIGNS AT THE BRIDGE CONTAINING THE WORDS "CHARLES H. 'CORKEY' PATE BRIDGE".
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H. 3205 -- Reps. Edge, Barfield, Clemmons, Keegan, Viers and Witherspoon: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES NAME THE BOAT RAMP LOCATED AT THE INTERSECTION OF HIGHWAY 9 AND HIGHWAY 17 IN HORRY COUNTY THE "T. CRAIG CAMPBELL BOAT LANDING" AND TO INSTALL APPROPRIATE SIGNS CONTAINING THE WORDS "T. CRAIG CAMPBELL BOAT LANDING" ON THE PROPERTY THROUGH LOCALLY GENERATED FUNDING BY THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES.
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H. 3206 -- Reps. Wilkins, Harrison, W.D. Smith, Stille, Taylor, Bailey, Delleney, Ceips, Walker, Bales, Mahaffey, G.M. Smith, J.E. Smith, Bingham, Sandifer, Toole, Young, Clemmons, Keegan, Littlejohn, Viers, Kirsh, Thompson, Hinson, McLeod, Owens and Edge: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 2-17-20, AS AMENDED CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO REGISTRATION OF LOBBYISTS, SO AS TO CHANGE THE REGISTRATION FEE AND TO PROVIDE WHEN A STATEMENT OF TERMINATION IS EFFECTIVE; TO AMEND SECTION 2-17-25, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE REGISTRATION OF A LOBBYIST PRINCIPAL, SO AS TO CHANGE THE REGISTRATION FEE AND TO PROVIDE WHEN A STATEMENT OF TERMINATION IS EFFECTIVE; TO AMEND SECTION 2-17-30, AS AMENDED, 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 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 AND COMMITTEES OR SUBCOMMITTEES OF LEGISLATIVE CAUCUSES, AND AUTHORIZE INVITATIONS TO BE EXTENDED AT NATIONAL AND REGIONAL CONVENTIONS AND CONFERENCES TO ALL MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY, TO INCREASE THE AMOUNT OF THE VALUE OF CERTAIN ITEMS A LOBBYIST PRINCIPAL, OR PERSON ACTING ON HIS BEHALF, MAY PROVIDE TO A PUBLIC OFFICIAL OR PUBLIC EMPLOYEE, TO PROVIDE A METHOD FOR ADJUSTING THE DOLLAR AMOUNT OF THIS VALUE AND REQUIRE THE STATE ETHICS COMMISSION TO NOTIFY ALL LOBBYISTS' PRINCIPALS OF THE ADJUSTED LIMITATION AT THE TIME OF REGISTRATION; 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 PROVIDE A PROCEDURE FOR FILING A COMPLAINT CONCERNING A CANDIDATE FOR ELECTIVE OFFICE WITH THE COMMISSION DURING THE FIFTY-DAY PERIOD BEFORE THE ELECTION IN WHICH HE IS A CANDIDATE, 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, AND TO REQUIRE THE COMMISSION TO FILE A CERTIFIED COPY OF AN ORDER OR DECISION OF THE COMMISSION IN THE COURT OF COMMON PLEAS OF THE COUNTY IN WHICH THE RESPONDENT OF A COMPLAINT RESIDES; TO AMEND SECTION 8-13-325, RELATING TO THE RETENTION OF FEES BY THE STATE ETHICS COMMISSION, SO AS TO AUTHORIZE THE COMMISSION TO RETAIN CERTAIN FEES TO OFFSET COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH ADMINISTRATION AND REGULATION OF LOBBYISTS AND LOBBYIST'S PRINCIPALS AND ENFORCEMENT OF CHAPTER 17, TITLE 2; BY ADDING SECTION 8-13-365 SO AS TO REQUIRE THE STATE ETHICS COMMISSION TO ESTABLISH A SYSTEM OF ELECTRONIC FILING FOR ALL DISCLOSURES AND REPORTS FROM CANDIDATES AND ENTITIES SUBJECT TO ITS JURISDICTION; 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 REQUIRE THE COMMITTEES TO ASCERTAIN WHETHER A PERSON HAS FAILED TO COMPLY FULLY AND ACCURATELY WITH DISCLOSURE REQUIREMENTS AND REQUIRE THEM TO PROMPTLY NOTIFY THE PERSON TO FILE THE NECESSARY NOTICES AND REPORTS, RECEIVE COMPLAINTS AND FILE COMPLAINTS UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS, TO INCLUDE LEGISLATIVE CAUCUS COMMITTEES WITHIN THE JURISDICTION OF A COMMITTEE, AND TO PROVIDE A PROCEDURE FOR A PERSON TO PETITION THE COURT OF COMMON PLEAS DURING THE FIFTY-DAY PERIOD BEFORE AN ELECTION IN WHICH THE MEMBER OR CANDIDATE IS A CANDIDATE; TO AMEND SECTION 8-13-770, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE EXCEPTIONS FOR A MEMBER OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO SERVE AS A MEMBER OF A STATE BOARD OR COMMISSION, SO AS TO ADD THE SOUTH CAROLINA TRANSPORTATION INFRASTRUCTURE BANK; 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 "CANDIDATE" TO INCLUDE A PERSON WHO IS EXPLORING WHETHER OR NOT TO SEEK ELECTION AT THE STATE OR LOCAL LEVEL, TO AMEND THE DEFINITION OF "COMMITTEE" TO INCLUDE A PERSON WHO, TO INFLUENCE THE OUTCOME OF AN ELECTIVE OFFICE, MAKES CONTRIBUTIONS AGGREGATING AT LEAST TWENTY-FIVE THOUSAND DOLLARS DURING AN ELECTION CYCLE TO OR AT THE REQUEST OF A CANDIDATE OR A COMMITTEE, OR A COMBINATION OF THEM, OR MAKES INDEPENDENT EXPENDITURES AGGREGATING FIVE HUNDRED DOLLARS OR MORE DURING AN ELECTION CYCLE FOR THE ELECTION OR DEFEAT OF A CANDIDATE, AND DELETE A BALLOT MEASURE WITHIN THIS DEFINITION, TO AMEND THE DEFINITION OF "CONTRIBUTION" TO INCLUDE CERTAIN ITEMS MADE OR OFFERED TO A CANDIDATE, WHETHER MADE OR OFFERED DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, AND PROVIDE ADDITIONAL EXEMPTIONS FROM WHAT A CONTRIBUTION INCLUDES, TO AMEND THE DEFINITION OF "ELECTION" TO DELETE BALLOT MEASURE WITHIN ITS DEFINITION, TO AMEND THE DEFINITION OF "INDEPENDENT EXPENDITURE" TO SPECIFY THAT THE EXPENDITURE INCLUDES THOSE MADE DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, INCLUDE WITHIN THE DEFINITION THAT THE EXPENDITURE MUST BE MADE WHEN TAKEN AS A WHOLE AND IN CONTEXT IT WAS MADE TO INFLUENCE THE OUTCOME OF AN ELECTIVE OFFICE OR BALLOT MEASURE, 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, AND DELETING WITHIN THE DEFINITION AN EXPENDITURE MADE BY A PERSON TO ADVOCATE THE ELECTION OR DEFEAT OF A CLEARLY DEFINED CANDIDATE OR BALLOT MEASURE, BY DEFINING "BALLOT MEASURE COMMITTEE", "INFLUENCE THE OUTCOME OF AN ELECTIVE OFFICE", "COORDINATED WITH", AND "OPERATION EXPENSES"; TO AMEND SECTION 8-13-1302, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO MAINTENANCE OF RECORDS OF CONTRIBUTIONS BY A CANDIDATE, SO AS TO INCLUDE A BALLOT MEASURE COMMITTEE AND REQUIRE A CANDIDATE OR COMMITTEE OR BALLOT MEASURE COMMITTEE TO MAINTAIN AND PRESERVE THE OCCUPATION OF EACH PERSON MAKING A CONTRIBUTION; TO AMEND SECTION 8-13-1304, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE REQUIREMENT THAT COMMITTEES, EXCEPT AN OUT-OF-STATE COMMITTEE, RECEIVING AND SPENDING FUNDS SHALL FILE A STATEMENT OF ORGANIZATION, SO AS TO REQUIRE A BALLOT MEASURE COMMITTEE, EXCEPT AN OUT-OF-STATE COMMITTEE WHICH RECEIVES OR EXPENDS MORE THAN TWO THOUSAND FIVE HUNDRED DOLLARS IN THE AGGREGATE DURING AN ELECTION CYCLE TO INFLUENCE THE OUTCOME OF A BALLOT MEASURE TO FILE A STATEMENT OF ORGANIZATION; TO AMEND SECTION 8-13-1306, AS AMENDED, 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 REQUIRE THE CANDIDATE OR COMMITTEE TO MAINTAIN A CURRENT LIST OF EXPENDITURES IN ADDITION TO CONTRIBUTIONS, REQUIRE CERTIFIED CAMPAIGN REPORTS TO CONTAIN THE AMOUNT OF EACH CONTRIBUTION, INCLUDE THE MAKING OF INDEPENDENT EXPENDITURES WITHIN THE REQUIREMENTS OF THE SECTION AND REQUIRE A POLITICAL PARTY, LEGISLATIVE CAUCUS COMMITTEE, AND A PARTY COMMITTEE TO FILE A CERTIFIED CAMPAIGN REPORT UPON THE RECEIPT OF ANYTHING OF VALUE WHICH TOTALS MORE THAN FIVE HUNDRED DOLLARS AND DEFINE "ANYTHING OF VALUE"; BY ADDING SECTION 8-13-1309, SO AS TO REQUIRE A BALLOT MEASURE COMMITTEE REQUIRED TO FILE A STATEMENT OF ORGANIZATION TO 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 8-13-1312, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO CAMPAIGN BANK ACCOUNTS, SO AS TO MAKE AN EXCEPTION FROM THE PROHIBITION OF ESTABLISHING MORE THAN ONE CAMPAIGN CHECKING ACCOUNT FOR THE SEPARATION OF FUNDS AND EXPENDITURES UNDER THE PROVISIONS OF SECTION 8-13-1300, AND INCREASE THE TIME FOR DETERMINING THE NAME AND ADDRESS OF A CONTRIBUTOR; TO AMEND SECTION 8-13-1314, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO CAMPAIGN CONTRIBUTIONS LIMITS AND RESTRICTIONS, SO AS TO PROHIBIT A PERSON FROM GIVING OR OFFERING TO GIVE TO A CANDIDATE OR PERSON ACTING ON THE CANDIDATE'S BEHALF CERTAIN CONTRIBUTIONS; TO AMEND SECTION 8-13-1316, AS AMENDED, 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, DELETE A PROVISION REGULATING PARTY EXPENDITURES FOR PARTISAN MULTI-CANDIDATE PROMOTIONS FOR FOUR OR MORE CANDIDATES, AND TO PROVIDE THAT A CONTRIBUTION GIVEN IN VIOLATION 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, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO ANONYMOUS CAMPAIGN CONTRIBUTIONS, SO AS TO PROHIBIT THESE CONTRIBUTIONS TO A BALLOT MEASURE COMMITTEE; TO AMEND SECTION 8-13-1332, AS AMENDED, 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 8-13-1340, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO RESTRICTIONS ON CONTRIBUTIONS BY ONE CANDIDATE TO ANOTHER, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT WITH CERTAIN EXCEPTIONS, A CANDIDATE OR PUBLIC OFFICIAL MAY NOT MAKE A CONTRIBUTION TO ANOTHER CANDIDATE OR MAKE AN INDEPENDENT EXPENDITURE ON BEHALF OF ANOTHER CANDIDATE OR PUBLIC OFFICIAL FROM THAT PERSON'S CAMPAIGN ACCOUNT OR THROUGH A COMMITTEE, EXCEPT LEGISLATIVE CAUCUS COMMITTEES, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY ESTABLISHED, FINANCED, MAINTAINED, OR CONTROLLED BY THE CANDIDATE OR PUBLIC OFFICIAL, PROHIBIT A COMMITTEE FROM SOLICITING OR ACCEPTING A CONTRIBUTION FROM A REGISTERED LOBBYIST UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS OR TRANSFERRING ANYTHING OF VALUE TO OTHER COMMITTEES, AND PROVIDE AN EXCEPTION; TO AMEND SECTION 8-13-1358, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE FORMAT OF THE CERTIFIED CAMPAIGN REPORTS, SO AS TO PROVIDE AN EXCEPTION; TO AMEND SECTION 8-13-1366, AS AMENDED, 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, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO TERMINATION OF CAMPAIGN FILING REQUIREMENTS, SO AS TO INCLUDE BALLOT MEASURE COMMITTEES WITHIN THE REQUIREMENTS OF THE SECTION; TO AMEND SECTION 8-13-1370, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE USE OF UNEXPENDED CONTRIBUTIONS BY A CANDIDATE AFTER AN ELECTION, SO AS TO MAKE A TECHNICAL CITATION CHANGE AND INCLUDE A BALLOT MEASURE COMMITTEE WITHIN THE REQUIREMENTS OF THE SECTION; BY ADDING SECTION 8-13-1371 SO AS TO ESTABLISH CONDITIONS UNDER WHICH CONTRIBUTIONS TO A BALLOT MEASURE COMMITTEE MAY BE USED, PROVIDE THAT THE STATE ETHICS COMMISSION HAS JURISDICTION TO SEIZE FUNDS AND DISTRIBUTE THEM AMONG VARIOUS SPECIFIED FUNDS OR ENTITIES IF THERE IS A VIOLATION OF THIS SECTION; TO AMEND SECTION 8-13-1372, AS AMENDED, 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; BY ADDING SECTION 8-13-1373 SO AS TO REQUIRE THE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD, USING FUNDS APPROPRIATED TO IT, TO DEFEND AN ACTION BROUGHT AGAINST THE STATE OR ITS POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONS IF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL HAS BEEN REQUESTED AND REFUSES TO DEFEND THE ACTION; TO AMEND SECTION 8-13-1510, AS AMENDED, 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 AND CHANGE THE METHOD FOR ASSESSING THE 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, CHAPTER 13, TITLE 8 A MISDEMEANOR AND PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS; AND 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 "LEGISLATIVE CAUCUS COMMITTEE" SO AS TO AUTHORIZE THE ESTABLISHMENT OF ONE COMMITTEE FOR EACH POLITICAL-, RACIAL-, ETHNIC-, OR GENDER-BASED AFFINITY BY A COMMITTEE OR EITHER HOUSE OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY AND DELETE A SIMILAR PROHIBITION FOR EACH HOUSE.
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H. 3207 -- Reps. Wilkins, Altman, Stille, Bailey, Walker, G.M. Smith, Sandifer, Young, Keegan, Simrill, Viers, Merrill, Cobb-Hunter, Harrison, Witherspoon, Littlejohn, Richardson, Delleney, J.E. Smith, Bingham, Toole, Mahaffey, Hinson, Owens and McLeod: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 2-1-180, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO ADJOURNMENT OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY, SO AS TO CHANGE THE DATE FOR THE MANDATORY ADJOURNMENT OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY FROM THE FIRST THURSDAY IN JUNE TO THE SECOND THURSDAY IN MAY, AND PROVIDE THAT IN ANY YEAR THAT THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES FAILS TO GIVE THIRD READING TO THE APPROPRIATIONS BILL BY MARCH FIFTEENTH, RATHER THAN MARCH THIRTY-FIRST, THE DATE OF ADJOURNMENT IS EXTENDED BY ONE STATEWIDE DAY FOR EACH STATEWIDE DAY AFTER MARCH FIFTEENTH, RATHER THAN MARCH THIRTY-FIRST, THAT THE HOUSE FAILS TO GIVE THE BILL THIRD READING.
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H. 3208 -- Reps. Wilkins, Harrison, Altman, Stille, Bailey, Walker, Sandifer, Young, Keegan, Simrill, Witherspoon, Littlejohn, Richardson, Kirsh, Taylor, Delleney, Ceips, McLeod, J.E. Smith, Bingham, Toole, Duncan, Mahaffey, Hinson, Viers, White and Owens: 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 AND TO REQUIRE AN ANNUAL REPORT OF ALL EXPENDITURES TO THE GOVERNOR AND THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY; 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 UNLESS OTHERWISE EXEMPTED; 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 DOCUMENT REFLECTING THE FINAL FINANCIAL COMMITMENT BY A PUBLIC BODY IS A COVERED DOCUMENT OF, OR INCIDENTAL TO, A PROPOSED CONTRACTUAL ARRANGEMENT AND A PROPOSED SALE OR PURCHASE OF PROPERTY AND THEREFORE SUBJECT TO DISCLOSURE AS PRESCRIBED, THAT A CONTRACT RELATED TO EFFORTS OR ACTIVITIES OF A PUBLIC BODY TO ATTRACT OR RETAIN BUSINESS OR INDUSTRY TO INVEST IN THIS STATE IS EXEMPT ONLY UNTIL THE BUSINESS OR INDUSTRY PUBLICLY ANNOUNCES ITS PROJECT OR THE COUNCIL EXECUTES A FINAL CONTRACT, AND THAT DOCUMENTATION OF EFFORTS OR ACTIVITIES OF A PUBLIC BODY OR ONE ACTING FOR A PUBLIC BODY TO ATTRACT OR RETAIN BUSINESS OR INDUSTRY TO INVEST WITHIN SOUTH CAROLINA IS EXEMPT FROM DISCLOSURE UNLESS THE DOCUMENTS RELATE TO THE FINANCIAL COMMITMENT BY A PUBLIC BODY, WHICH DOCUMENTATION LOSES ITS EXEMPTION ONCE THE BUSINESS OR INDUSTRY HAS PUBLICLY ANNOUNCED ITS PROJECT OR THE COUNCIL HAS EXECUTED A FINAL CONTRACT.
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H. 3209 -- Reps. Wilkins, Altman, Stille, Bailey, Walker, G.M. Smith, Sandifer, Talley, Harrison, Richardson, Delleney, J.E. Smith, Bingham and Toole: A JOINT RESOLUTION PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO SECTION 9, ARTICLE III OF THE CONSTITUTION OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1895, RELATING TO SESSIONS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR ANNUAL SESSIONS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY COMMENCING AT VARYING TIMES IN EVEN-NUMBERED YEARS AND ODD-NUMBERED YEARS AND FOR AN ORGANIZATIONAL SESSION FOR THE SENATE IN CERTAIN YEARS, DELETE CERTAIN OBSOLETE LANGUAGE, PROVIDE FOR ELECTION OF OFFICERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY, PROVIDE FOR CERTAIN MEETINGS FOR THE INTRODUCTION AND REFERRAL TO COMMITTEE OF LEGISLATION, AND PROVIDE FOR CERTAIN COMMITTEE MEETINGS.
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H. 3210 -- Reps. Delleney, Altman, Stille, Richardson and Coleman: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING CHAPTER 24 TO TITLE 6 SO AS TO ENACT THE "JOINT AGENCY ACT" AND TO PROVIDE FOR SPECIAL PURPOSE DISTRICTS OF THE STATE CREATED AND ESTABLISHED FOR THE PURPOSE OF JOINTLY UNDERTAKING THE ACQUISITION AND FINANCING OF PROJECTS, SYSTEMS, OR PROGRAMS, TO PROVIDE FOR THE CREATION OF JOINT AGENCIES FOR THAT JOINT PURPOSE BY SPECIFYING THEIR METHOD OF FORMATION, THEIR MEMBERSHIP, AND THE METHOD OF THEIR GOVERNANCE, TO PROVIDE FOR THE POWERS OF JOINT AGENCIES, INCLUDING THEIR RELATIONSHIPS, CONTRACTUAL AND OTHERWISE, AND THOSE OF THEIR MEMBERS, AND TO PROVIDE FOR FINANCING OF UNDERTAKINGS OF JOINT AGENCIES AND THE OBLIGATIONS OF THEIR MEMBERS IN CONNECTION WITH THE FINANCING.
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H. 3211 -- Reps. Lourie, Bales and Richardson: 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, 2004, A 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.
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H. 3212 -- Rep. Lourie: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 23-6-435, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO REQUIRED CONTINUING LAW ENFORCEMENT EDUCATION CREDITS IN DOMESTIC VIOLENCE, SO AS TO ALSO REQUIRE CREDITS IN VULNERABLE ADULT ABUSE.
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H. 3213 -- Reps. Koon and Altman: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 20-7-6605, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS OF TERMS USED IN THE JUVENILE JUSTICE CODE, SO AS TO REVISE THE DEFINITION OF CHILD TO INCLUDE PERSONS UNDER EIGHTEEN YEARS OF AGE IN THE CASE OF STATUS OFFENSES; TO AMEND SECTION 20-7-7205, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PROCEDURES FOR TAKING JUVENILES INTO CUSTODY, SO AS TO APPLY THESE PROCEDURES TO JUVENILES BEING TAKEN INTO CUSTODY FOR STATUS OFFENSES; AND TO AMEND SECTION 20-7-7807, RELATING TO SUSPENSION AND REVOCATION OF A DRIVER'S LICENSE AS PART OF THE FAMILY COURT'S DISPOSITIONAL AUTHORITY IN ADJUDICATING JUVENILES, SO AS TO, IN THE CASE OF STATUS OFFENSES, APPLY THIS AUTHORITY TO CASES INVOLVING JUVENILES UP TO AGE EIGHTEEN RATHER THAN UP TO AGE SEVENTEEN.
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H. 3214 -- Reps. Walker, Stille, McLeod, Bowers and J. Brown: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 1-11-720, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO ENTITIES WHOSE EMPLOYEES ARE ELIGIBLE TO PARTICIPATE IN THE STATE HEALTH AND DENTAL INSURANCE PLAN, SO AS TO INCLUDE THE GIFT OF LIFE TRUST FUND.
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H. 3215 -- Reps. Leach, Stille and Simrill: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-748, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF A SPECIAL RESTRICTED DRIVER'S LICENSE, SO AS TO CORRECT A REFERENCE; AND TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-750, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE FAILURE TO STOP A MOTOR VEHICLE WHEN SIGNALED BY LAW ENFORCEMENT, SO AS TO REVISE AND PROVIDE FOR INCREASED PENALTIES, ELIMINATE THE ABILITY TO EXPUNGE A CONVICTION FOR A FIRST OFFENSE, AND MAKE A CONFORMING CHANGE.
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H. 3216 -- 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 STATE FUNDS, INCLUDING MEDICAID FUNDS, MAY NOT BE EXPENDED TO PERFORM A CIRCUMCISION ON A NEWBORN MALE.
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H. 3217 -- Reps. Lourie, Bales, Simrill and Richardson: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 8-13-1308, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE FILING OF CERTIFIED CAMPAIGN REPORTS BY CANDIDATES AND COMMITTEES, SO AS TO SHOW ALL CONTRIBUTIONS INSTEAD OF THOSE OF ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS OR MORE IN A CERTIFIED CAMPAIGN REPORT FILED FIFTEEN DAYS BEFORE AN ELECTION AND MAKE CONFORMING CHANGES IN OTHER PROVISIONS OF THE SECTION.
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H. 3218 -- Reps. Hinson, Altman, Bailey, Umphlett, Simrill, Viers, Richardson and Ceips: 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.
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H. 3219 -- Reps. Leach, Sandifer, Simrill, Richardson and Wilkins: A BILL TO ENACT THE "COMPREHENSIVE CRIMINAL PROCEDURES AND DEATH PENALTY REFORM ACT OF 2003" INCLUDING PROVISIONS TO AMEND SECTION 14-7-1110, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE NUMBER OF PEREMPTORY CHALLENGES FOR DEFENDANTS AND THE STATE IN CRIMINAL CASES, AND SECTION 14-7-1120, RELATING TO THE NUMBER OF PEREMPTORY CHALLENGES OF ALTERNATE JURORS IN CRIMINAL CASES, SO AS TO EQUALIZE THE NUMBER OF PEREMPTORY CHALLENGES ALLOWED TO DEFENDANTS AND THE STATE; AND TO AMEND SECTION 16-3-20, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE PUNISHMENT FOR MURDER, SO AS TO INCLUDE AS SEPARATE AGGRAVATING CIRCUMSTANCES, WHICH MAY BE CONSIDERED IN THE DETERMINATION OF WHETHER THE DEATH PENALTY SHOULD BE IMPOSED, A MURDER COMMITTED IN VIOLATION OF A VALID ORDER OF PROTECTION OR VALID RESTRAINING ORDER AND A MURDER COMMITTED AGAINST A HOUSEHOLD MEMBER WHEN THE DEFENDANT HAD AT LEAST ONE PRIOR CONVICTION FOR COMMITTING CERTAIN LISTED OFFENSES AGAINST THE HOUSEHOLD MEMBER VICTIM.
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H. 3220 -- Reps. Lourie, Bales, Littlejohn, Clemmons, Cotty, Weeks, Neilson, Miller and McLeod: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 3 TO CHAPTER 38, TITLE 43 SO AS TO CREATE THE VOLUNTEER LONG TERM CARE ADVOCATE PROGRAM UNDER THE LONG TERM CARE OMBUDSMAN PROGRAM WITHIN THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, TO ESTABLISH THE STRUCTURE OF THE VOLUNTEER PROGRAM, TO PROVIDE FOR THE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE DEPARTMENT AND THE OMBUDSMAN PROGRAM, AND TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT INITIALLY TO IMPLEMENT THIS PROGRAM IN LIMITED AREAS USING CIVIL MONEY PENALTIES FUNDS AND TO EXPAND THE PROGRAM AS FUNDS BECOME AVAILABLE, AND TO DESIGNATE SECTIONS 43-38-10 THROUGH 43-38-60 AS ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 38, TITLE 43 AND TO NAME ARTICLE 1 "HEALTH FACILITY INVESTIGATIONS".
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H. 3221 -- Reps. Lourie, Altman, Bailey, Bales, Cotty and Clemmons: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 43-38-70 SO AS TO REQUIRE THE LONG TERM CARE OMBUDSMAN PROGRAM TO ANNUALLY PUBLISH A REPORT ON ALL COMPLAINTS RECEIVED ON LONG TERM CARE FACILITIES AND TO REQUIRE THE PROGRAM TO MAKE THIS INFORMATION AVAILABLE ON THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES' WEB SITE.
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H. 3222 -- Reps. Lourie, Altman, Bailey, Bales and Cotty: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 44-7-380 SO AS TO REQUIRE NURSING HOMES AND COMMUNITY RESIDENTIAL CARE FACILITIES TO RETAIN COPIES OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL INSPECTION REPORTS AT THE FACILITY FOR TWO YEARS, TO REQUIRE THE FACILITY TO PROVIDE COPIES WITHIN FORTY-EIGHT HOURS OF REQUEST, TO AUTHORIZE THE FACILITY TO CHARGE A FEE FOR SUCH COPIES, NOT TO EXCEED TEN DOLLARS, AND TO REQUIRE THE FACILITY TO POST A SIGN STATING THE RIGHT TO OBTAIN A COPY OF THESE REPORTS.
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H. 3223 -- Reps. Lourie, Altman, Bailey, Bales and Richardson: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 61-4-520, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO APPLICATIONS FOR PERMITS AUTHORIZING THE SALE OF BEER OR WINE AND SECTION 61-6-180, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO APPLICATIONS FOR LICENSES TO SELL ALCOHOLIC LIQUORS AND OTHER BEVERAGES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE NOTICES REQUIRED TO BE PUBLISHED IN CONNECTION WITH THESE APPLICATIONS MUST BE PUBLISHED IN THE NEWSPAPER OF GREATEST CIRCULATION IN THE AREA WHERE THE ESTABLISHMENT IS TO BE LOCATED.
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H. 3224 -- Reps. G.M. Smith, Stille, Coleman and Jennings: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-2934, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO A PERSON'S RIGHT TO COMPULSORY PROCESS WHEN CHARGED WITH THE OFFENSE OF, OR AN OFFENSE RELATED TO, DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF ALCOHOL OR ANOTHER SUBSTANCE, SO AS TO DELETE THE PROVISION THAT ALLOWS A PERSON CHARGED WITH AN OFFENSE TO COMPLETE A HEARING REQUEST FORM AND GIVE IT TO THE ARRESTING OFFICER WHO SHALL FORWARD IT TO THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY; TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-2951, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE SUSPENSION OF A PERSON'S DRIVER'S LICENSE WHO REFUSES TO SUBMIT TO A TEST TO DETERMINE HIS ALCOHOL CONCENTRATION OR WHO HAS A CERTAIN ALCOHOL CONCENTRATION, SO AS TO DELETE THE PROVISION THAT REQUIRES A PERSON TO ENROLL IN AN ALCOHOL AND DRUG SAFETY ACTION PROGRAM BEFORE HE MAY REQUEST AN ADMINISTRATIVE HEARING; TO AMEND SECTION 12-37-2740, RELATING TO THE SUSPENSION OF A DRIVER'S LICENSE AND VEHICLE REGISTRATION FOR FAILURE TO PAY PERSONAL PROPERTY TAXES ON THE VEHICLE, SO AS TO INCREASE THE FINES FOR THIS OFFENSE AND TO PROVIDE THAT A PORTION OF THE FINES MUST BE USED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY FOR CERTAIN PURPOSES; TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-460, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PENALTIES FOR DRIVING A MOTOR VEHICLE WHILE THE DRIVER'S LICENSE IS SUSPENDED, SO AS TO INCREASE THE FINES FOR THIS OFFENSE, AND TO PROVIDE THAT A PORTION OF THE FINES MUST BE USED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY FOR CERTAIN PURPOSES; TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-2940, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PENALTIES IMPOSED FOR VIOLATING THE OFFENSE OF DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF ALCOHOL OR ANOTHER ILLEGAL SUBSTANCE AND DRIVING WITH AN UNLAWFUL ALCOHOL CONCENTRATION, SO AS TO INCREASE THE FINES IMPOSED FOR THESE OFFENSES, AND TO PROVIDE THAT A PORTION OF EACH FINE MUST BE USED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY TO FUND HIGHWAY PATROL PROJECTS; TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-2945, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE OFFENSE OF CAUSING GREAT BODILY INJURY OR DEATH WHILE OPERATING A VEHICLE UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF ALCOHOL OR ANOTHER SUBSTANCE, SO AS TO INCREASE THE FINES IMPOSED FOR THIS OFFENSE, AND TO PROVIDE THAT A PORTION OF EACH FINE MUST BE USED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY TO FUND HIGHWAY PATROL PROJECTS; AND TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-2952, RELATING TO THE FILING FEE FOR REQUESTING AN ADMINISTRATIVE HEARING TO CHALLENGE CERTAIN DRIVER'S LICENSE SUSPENSIONS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THIS FEE APPLIES TO ANY ADMINISTRATIVE HEARING BEFORE THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY, AND TO INCREASE THE FEE.
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H. 3225 -- Reps. Rice, Stille, Sandifer, Keegan and M.A. Pitts: 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, 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.
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H. 3226 -- Reps. Harrison, Easterday, G.M. Smith, Altman, Stille, Littlejohn, Richardson and Cotty: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 8, TITLE 16, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO OFFENSES THAT PROMOTE CIVIL DISORDER, BY ADDING ARTICLE 2 SO AS TO ENACT THE "CRIMINAL STREET GANG PREVENTION ACT", AND TO REDESIGNATE THE EXISTING SECTIONS OF CHAPTER 8, TITLE 16 AS ARTICLE 1.
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H. 3227 -- Reps. Thompson, Altman, Stille, Sandifer, Talley, Richardson and Cotty: 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.
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H. 3228 -- Reps. G.M. Smith, Sheheen and Rutherford: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-2934, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO A PERSON'S RIGHT TO COMPULSORY PROCESS WHEN CHARGED WITH THE OFFENSE OF, OR AN OFFENSE RELATED TO, DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF ALCOHOL OR ANOTHER SUBSTANCE, SO AS TO DELETE THE PROVISION THAT ALLOWS A PERSON CHARGED WITH AN OFFENSE TO COMPLETE A HEARING REQUEST FORM AND GIVE IT TO THE ARRESTING OFFICER WHO SHALL FORWARD IT TO THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY; TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-2940, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PENALTIES IMPOSED FOR VIOLATING THE OFFENSE OF DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF ALCOHOL OR ANOTHER ILLEGAL SUBSTANCE AND DRIVING WITH AN UNLAWFUL ALCOHOL CONCENTRATION, SO AS TO INCREASE THE FINES IMPOSED FOR THESE OFFENSES, AND TO PROVIDE THAT A PORTION OF EACH FINE MUST BE USED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY TO FUND HIGHWAY PATROL PROJECTS; TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-2945, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE OFFENSE OF CAUSING GREAT BODILY INJURY OR DEATH WHILE OPERATING A VEHICLE UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF ALCOHOL OR ANOTHER SUBSTANCE, SO AS TO INCREASE THE FINES IMPOSED FOR THIS OFFENSE, AND TO PROVIDE THAT A PORTION OOF EACH FINE MUST BE USED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY TO FUND HIGHWAY PATROL PROJECTS; TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-2951, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE SUSPENSION OF A PERSON'S DRIVER'S LICENSE WHO REFUSES TO SUBMIT TO A TEST TO DETERMINE HIS ALCOHOL CONCENTRATION OR WHO HAS A CERTAIN ALCOHOL CONCENTRATION, SO AS TO DELETE THE PROVISION THAT REQUIRES A PERSON WHO DOES NOT ENROLL IN AN ALCOHOL AND DRUG SAFETY ACTION PROGRAM WITHIN A CERTAIN PERIOD TO HAVE HIS SUSPENSION REMAIN IN EFFECT AND BE DENIED ISSUANCE OF A TEMPORARY ALCOHOL RESTRICTED LICENSE AND THE RIGHT TO REQUEST AN ADMINISTRATIVE HEARING, TO DELETE THE PROVISION THAT REQUIRES A PERSON TO ENROLL IN AN ALCOHOL AND DRUG SAFETY ACTION PROGRAM BEFORE FILING A FORM TO OBTAIN A TEMPORARY ALCOHOL RESTRICTED LICENSE, TO REQUIRE A PERSON TO ENROLL IN AN ALCOHOL AND DRUG SAFETY ACTION PROGRAM BEFORE A LICENSE OR PERMIT IS ISSUED IF THE PERSON'S SUSPENSION IS UPHELD DURING AN ADMINISTRATIVE HEARING, TO REQUIRE A PERSON TO ENROLL IN AN ALCOHOL DRUG SAFETY ACTION PROGRAM BEFORE HE MAY BE ISSUED A SPECIAL RESTRICTED DRIVER'S LICENSE, AND TO REVISE THE TIME PERIOD IN WHICH A PERSON MAY REQUEST AN ADMINISTRATIVE HEARING; AND TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-2952, RELATING TO THE FILING FEE FOR REQUESTING AN ADMINISTRATIVE HEARING TO CHALLENGE CERTAIN DRIVER'S LICENSE SUSPENSIONS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THIS FEE APPLIES TO ANY ADMINISTRATIVE HEARING BEFORE THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY, AND TO INCREASE THE FEE.
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H. 3229 -- Reps. Coates, Altman, Bailey, Simrill, Viers, M.A. Pitts, Littlejohn, Wilkins, Branham, M. Hines, G.M. Smith, McGee, R. Brown, Vaughn, Leach, Witherspoon, Hamilton, Tripp, Perry, Trotter, Cooper, Duncan, Barfield, Delleney and Toole: 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.
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H. 3230 -- Reps. G.M. Smith, Lucas and Altman: A BILL TO ENACT THE "SOUTH CAROLINA EXILE ACT OF 2003" INCLUDING PROVISIONS TO AMEND SECTION 16-23-10, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS CONTAINED IN CERTAIN PROVISIONS RELATING TO OFFENSES INVOLVING WEAPONS, SO AS TO REVISE THE DEFINITION OF THE TERM "CRIME OF VIOLENCE"; TO AMEND SECTION 16-23-50, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PENALTIES FOR OFFENSES INVOLVING WEAPONS, SO AS TO PROVIDE INCREASED PENALTIES FOR AN OFFENDER WITH A PREVIOUS CONVICTION FOR A VIOLENT CRIME; AND TO AMEND SECTION 16-23-490, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PENALTIES FOR POSSESSION OF A FIREARM OR KNIFE DURING COMMISSION OF A VIOLENT CRIME, SO AS TO PROVIDE A SEPARATE OFFENSE FOR THE POSSESSION OF A FIREARM DURING AN OFFENSE INVOLVING A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE AND TO PROVIDE A SEPARATE, MANDATORY MINIMUM TERM OF IMPRISONMENT UPON CONVICTION.
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H. 3231 -- Reps. Gilham, Stille, Wilkins, Walker, Bales, M.A. Pitts, Cobb-Hunter, Richardson, Ceips, Cotty, Skelton, Owens, Haskins, Martin, Toole, Lourie, Huggins, E.H. Pitts, Talley, Mahaffey, Leach, Hamilton, Loftis, D.C. Smith, McLeod, Thompson and J.E. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 23-31-420, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE PRESUMPTIONS CREATED WHEN CERTAIN LEVELS OF ALCOHOL ARE FOUND IN A CHEMICAL ANALYSIS OF A PERSON WHO USES A FIREARM'S BLOOD OR BREATH, SO AS TO LOWER THE LEVEL OF ALCOHOL FOUND IN A PERSONS BLOOD THAT MAY BE CONSIDERED WITH OTHER COMPETENT EVIDENCE IN DETERMINING WHETHER A PERSON IS UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF ALCOHOL AND THE LEVEL THAT CREATES AN INFERENCE THAT A PERSON IS UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF ALCOHOL; BY ADDING SECTION 42-3-105 SO AS TO AUTHORIZE THE WORKER'S COMPENSATION COMMISSION TO DOUBLE THE AMOUNT OF FINES AND PENALTIES ASSESSED FOR CERTAIN VIOLATIONS OF THE WORKERS' COMPENSATION LAW, TO PROVIDE A MINIMUM PENALTY FOR CERTAIN VIOLATIONS, AND TO ALLOW THE COMMISSION TO RETAIN AND EXPEND ALL REVENUES RECEIVED PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION; TO AMEND SECTION 50-21-114, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO CHEMICAL TESTS ADMINISTERED ON A PERSON WHO OPERATES A WATER DEVICE TO DETERMINE WHETHER HE IS OPERATING THE DEVICE WITH AN UNLAWFUL ALCOHOL CONCENTRATION, SO AS TO ALLOW AN ARRESTING OFFICER TO DIRECT A BLOOD SAMPLE BE TAKEN FROM A DECEASED PERSON WHO HE BELIEVES HAS OPERATED A WATER DEVICE WHILE UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF ALCOHOL, DRUGS, OR A COMBINATION OF BOTH, TO MAKE CERTAIN TECHNICAL CHANGES, AND TO LOWER THE LEVEL OF ALCOHOL FOUND IN A PERSON'S BLOOD THAT MAY BE CONSIDERED WITH OTHER COMPETENT EVIDENCE IN DETERMINING WHETHER A PERSON IS UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF ALCOHOL AND THE LEVEL THAT CREATES AN INFERENCE THAT A PERSON IS UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF ALCOHOL; TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-286, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE SUSPENSION OF A DRIVER'S LICENSE OR A PERMIT, AND THE DENIAL OF ISSUANCE OF A DRIVER'S LICENSE OR A PERMIT TO A PERSON UNDER THE AGE OF TWENTY-ONE WHO DRIVES A MOTOR VEHICLE WITH AN ILLEGAL ALCOHOL CONCENTRATION, SO AS TO MAKE CERTAIN TECHNICAL CHANGES, TO PROVIDE THAT IF A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER INITIATES A SUSPENSION PROCEEDING PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION HE MAY NOT PROSECUTE THE PERSON FOR A VIOLATION OF CERTAIN OTHER SECTIONS THAT REQUIRE A PERSON TO ENTER AN ALCOHOL AND DRUG SAFETY ACTION PROGRAM AND OBTAIN AN ADMINISTRATIVE HEARING, AND TO REVISE THE ALCOHOL CONCENTRATION LEVEL OF A PERSON WHOSE LICENSE IS SUSPENDED THAT COUNTS AS A DEMERIT OR RESULTS IN AN INSURANCE PENALTY FOR AUTOMOBILE PURPOSES; TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-2933, RELATING TO DRIVING WITH AN UNLAWFUL ALCOHOL CONCENTRATION, SO AS TO LOWER THE UNLAWFUL ALCOHOL CONCENTRATION FROM TEN ONE-HUNDREDTHS OF ONE PERCENT OR MORE TO EIGHT ONE-HUNDREDTHS OF ONE PERCENT OR MORE, TO SUBSTITUTE THE TERM "ARTICULABLE SUSPENSION" FOR THE TERM "PROBABLE CAUSE", AND TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON CHARGED WITH A VIOLATION OF THIS SECTION MUST BE GIVEN NOTICE OF INTENT TO PROSECUTE AT LEAST FOURTEEN DAYS BEFORE HIS TRIAL DATE; TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-2950, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO A DRIVER OF A MOTOR VEHICLE'S IMPLIED CONSENT TO BE ADMINISTERED CERTAIN CHEMICAL TESTS, AND THE RESULTS OF THESE TESTS THAT LEAD TO VARIOUS INFERENCES OF EITHER DRIVING OR NOT DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF ALCOHOL OR DRUGS, OR DRIVING WITH AN UNLAWFUL ALCOHOL CONCENTRATION, SO AS TO MAKE A TECHNICAL CHANGE, TO REVISE THE READING THAT THE SIMULATOR TEST MUST REGISTER BEFORE A BREATH TEST IS ADMINISTERED, TO REVISE THE PROVISION THAT REQUIRES A PERSON TO ENROLL IN AN ALCOHOL AND DRUG SAFETY ACTION PROGRAM, TO LOWER THE LEVEL OF ALCOHOL CONCENTRATION THAT GIVES RISE TO AN INFERENCE THAT A PERSON WAS UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF ALCOHOL, OR HAD AN ILLEGAL ALCOHOL CONCENTRATION, TO PROVIDE THAT POLICIES, PROCEDURES, AND REGULATIONS PROMULGATED BY SLED MAY BE REVIEWED BY THE TRIAL JUDGE OR HEARING OFFICER AND THAT FAILURE TO FOLLOW THESE POLICIES, PROCEDURES, AND REGULATIONS SHALL RESULT IN THE EXCLUSION FROM EVIDENCE OF ANY TEST RESULTS UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES, AND TO ALLOW THE EMPLOYER OF A STATE EMPLOYEE CHARGED WITH THE MAINTENANCE AND ADMINISTRATION OF BREATH TEST DEVICES AND POLICY WHO TESTIFIES IN A PROCEEDING TO CHARGE A REASONABLE FEE TO THE DEFENDANT FOR THESE SERVICES
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H. 3232 -- Reps. Kirsh, Altman, Stille, Richardson, Barfield, Keegan, Clemmons, Bailey, Lourie, Owens, Wilkins, Sandifer, Whitmire, Cobb-Hunter and Loftis: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 30-2-30, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS USED IN THE FAMILY PRIVACY PROTECTION ACT OF 2002, SO AS TO CHANGE THE DEFINITION OF "COMMERCIAL SOLICITATION"; AND TO AMEND SECTION 30-2-50, RELATING TO THE PROHIBITION OF KNOWINGLY OBTAINING OR USING PERSONAL INFORMATION OBTAINED FROM A PUBLIC BODY FOR COMMERCIAL SOLICITATION DIRECTED TO A PERSON IN THIS STATE, SO AS TO SUBSTITUTE "STATE AGENCY" FOR "PUBLIC BODY" AND TO PROVIDE AN EXCLUSION.
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H. 3233 -- Reps. Talley, Altman, Walker and Clemmons: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 1-1-704 SO AS TO DESIGNATE GOLDENROD THE OFFICIAL STATE WILDFLOWER.
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H. 3234 -- Rep. Leach: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 2-19-70, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO VARIOUS PROCEDURES FOR ELECTION OF JUDGES, SO AS TO DELETE THE PROVISIONS PROHIBITING A MEMBER OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY FROM BEING ELECTED TO A JUDICIAL OFFICE FOR ONE YEAR AFTER SERVING AS A MEMBER AND FOR ONE YEAR AFTER FAILING TO FILE FOR OFFICE, THEREBY ALLOWING A MEMBER TO SERVE UNTIL THE ELECTION.
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H. 3235 -- Reps. Harrison, Altman, Bailey, Bales, Talley, Kirsh, Clemmons and Cotty: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 1-23-500, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE CREATION OF THE ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGE DIVISION, SO AS TO CHANGE THE NAME OF THE DIVISION TO THE "SOUTH CAROLINA ADMINISTRATIVE LAW COURT", AND TO DIRECT THE CODE COMMISSIONER TO CHANGE ALL REFERENCES TO "ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGE DIVISION" TO "ADMINISTRATIVE LAW COURT" IN THE 1976 CODE; TO AMEND SECTION 1-23-560, RELATING TO THE APPLICATION OF THE CODE OF JUDICIAL CONDUCT TO ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGES, SO AS TO CLARIFY THAT THE COMMISSION ON JUDICIAL CONDUCT IS RESPONSIBLE FOR ENFORCING AND ADMINISTERING THE CODE OF JUDICIAL CONDUCT WITH RESPECT TO ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGES; AND TO AMEND SECTION 1-23-600, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO HEARINGS AND PROCEEDINGS BEFORE THE ADMINISTRATIVE LAW COURT, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT ALL REQUESTS FOR A HEARING BEFORE THE COURT MUST BE FILED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE COURT'S RULES OF PROCEDURE.
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H. 3236 -- Reps. Altman, Walker, Umphlett, Viers, Witherspoon, Littlejohn, Kirsh, Clark and Cotty: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-40, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO A PERSON WHO MAY NOT BE ISSUED A DRIVER'S LICENSE OR HAVE HIS DRIVER'S LICENSE RENEWED, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON WHO IS AN ILLEGAL ALIEN MAY NOT BE ISSUED A DRIVER'S LICENSE OR HAVE HIS DRIVER'S LICENSE RENEWED.
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H. 3237 -- Reps. Leach, Altman and Simrill: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 2-1-180, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE MANDATORY SINE DIE ADJOURNMENT DATE OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR A BIENNIAL STATE GENERAL APPROPRIATIONS ACT, TO PROVIDE THAT THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY IN EVEN-NUMBERED YEARS SHALL ADJOURN SINE DIE NOT LATER THAN 5:00 P.M. ON THE FIRST THURSDAY IN MAY, TO PROVIDE THAT IN AN ODD-NUMBERED YEAR BEGINNING IN 2005 IN WHICH THE BIENNIAL STATE GENERAL APPROPRIATIONS ACT IS GIVEN THIRD READING BEFORE MARCH THIRTY-FIRST BY THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, THE DATE OF SINE DIE ADJOURNMENT FOR THAT YEAR IS SHORTENED BY ONE STATEWIDE DAY FOR EACH STATEWIDE DAY BEFORE MARCH THIRTY-FIRST THAT THE ACT IS GIVEN THIRD READING BY THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES; AND TO AMEND SECTION 2-7-60, RELATING TO THE ANNUAL GENERAL APPROPRIATIONS ACT, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT BEGINNING WITH ITS 2005 SESSION FOR THE ENSUING TWO FISCAL YEARS, THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY SHALL ENACT A BIENNIAL STATE GENERAL APPROPRIATIONS ACT, AND TO REQUIRE THE GOVERNOR AND THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY INCLUDING ITS APPROPRIATE COMMITTEES TO USE A "ZERO-BASE" BUDGET PROCESS IN THE PREPARATION OF THE BIENNIAL STATE GENERAL APPROPRIATIONS ACT, AND TO PROVIDE FOR CERTAIN CRITERIA WHICH MUST BE USED IN THIS ZERO-BASE BUDGET PROCESS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3238 -- Reps. Jennings, Altman, Bailey and Bales: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 2-1-180, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE MANDATORY SINE DIE ADJOURNMENT DATE OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT AFTER CONVENING OF THE ANNUAL SESSION OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY, THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY SHALL MEET IN LOCAL SESSION ONLY FOR A PERIOD OF THIRTY CALENDAR DAYS IN ODD-NUMBERED YEARS FOR THE PURPOSE OF DEVELOPING IN COMMITTEE A BIENNIAL STATE GENERAL APPROPRIATIONS ACT, TO PROVIDE THAT THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY IN EVEN-NUMBERED YEARS SHALL ADJOURN SINE DIE NOT LATER THAN 5:00 P.M. ON THE FIRST THURSDAY IN MAY, TO PROVIDE THAT IN ANY ODD-NUMBERED YEAR BEGINNING IN 2005 IN WHICH THE BIENNIAL GENERAL APPROPRIATIONS ACT IS GIVEN THIRD READING BEFORE MARCH THIRTY-FIRST BY THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, THE DATE OF SINE DIE ADJOURNMENT FOR THAT YEAR IS SHORTENED BY ONE STATEWIDE DAY FOR EACH STATEWIDE DAY BEFORE MARCH THIRTY-FIRST THAT THE ACT IS GIVEN THIRD READING BY THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES; AND TO AMEND SECTION 2-7-60, RELATING TO THE ANNUAL GENERAL APPROPRIATIONS ACT, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT BEGINNING WITH ITS 2005 SESSION FOR THE ENSUING TWO FISCAL YEARS, THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY SHALL ENACT A BIENNIAL STATE GENERAL APPROPRIATIONS ACT, AND TO REQUIRE THE GOVERNOR AND THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY INCLUDING ITS APPROPRIATE COMMITTEES TO USE A "ZERO-BASE" BUDGET PROCESS IN THE PREPARATION OF THE BIENNIAL STATE GENERAL APPROPRIATIONS ACT, AND TO PROVIDE FOR CERTAIN CRITERIA WHICH MUST BE USED IN THIS ZERO-BASE BUDGET PROCESS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3239 -- Reps. Jennings, Altman, Bailey, Bales, Littlejohn and Cotty: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO ESTABLISH A JOINT BIENNIAL BUDGET STUDY COMMITTEE TO STUDY SOUTH CAROLINA'S ANNUAL STATE BUDGET AND APPROPRIATIONS PROCESS, TO PROVIDE FOR THE COMMITTEE TO MAKE A REPORT AND RECOMMENDATIONS TO THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY AND THE GOVERNOR NO LATER THAN JUNE 30, 2003, ON THE BENEFITS OF THE INSTITUTION OF A BIENNIAL BUDGET AND APPROPRIATIONS PROCESS, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE COMMITTEE, ITS DUTIES, EXPENSES, AND STAFFING.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3240 -- Reps. Coates and Altman: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-36-2120, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO SALES TAX EXEMPTIONS GENERALLY INCLUDING THE EXEMPTION FOR THE SALE OF NATURAL GAS, LP GAS, AND ELECTRICITY TO PRODUCE CERTAIN AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS OR ANIMALS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THIS EXEMPTION EXTENDS TO THE SALE OF PROPANE GAS FOR THESE PURPOSES AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE SALE OF THESE GASES OR ELECTRICITY TO PRODUCE IN GREENHOUSES AGRICULTURAL PLANTS THAT ARE SUBSEQUENTLY REPLANTED IS ALSO EXEMPT FROM THE SALES TAX.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3241 -- Rep. Coates: A BILL TO AMEND SECTIONS 12-36-60, 12-36-90, AS AMENDED, AND 12-36-2120, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE DEFINITIONS OF "TANGIBLE PERSONAL PROPERTY" AND "GROSS PROCEEDS OF SALES" FOR PURPOSES OF THE IMPOSITION OF THE SALES AND USE TAX AND EXEMPTIONS FROM THE SALES TAX, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE SALE OF SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATION LOTTERY TICKETS IS A SALE OF TANGIBLE PERSONAL PROPERTY GIVING RISE TO GROSS PROCEEDS OF SALES IN THE AMOUNT OF THE TICKET PRICE AND IS SUBJECT TO THE SALES TAX, TO PROVIDE THAT THE FORMER SALES TAX EXEMPTION FOR LOTTERY TICKETS APPLIES ONLY TO "POWERBALL" TICKETS, AND TO EXEMPT ALL SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATION LOTTERY TICKETS FROM LOCAL SALES AND USE TAXES; AND TO AMEND SECTION 59-150-70, RELATING TO THE REGULATORY AUTHORITY OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATION LOTTERY COMMISSION, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE TICKET PRICE WHEN ANY APPLICABLE STATE SALES AND USE TAX IS ADDED TO THE SALES PRICE MUST EQUAL ONE DOLLAR OR INCREMENTS OF ONE DOLLAR.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3242 -- Reps. Viers and Keegan: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-5-72 SO AS TO ESTABLISH A UNIFORM START DATE FOR ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOLS OF THE STATE THAT IS NOT EARLIER THAN THE LAST MONDAY IN AUGUST AND NOT LATER THAN THE WEDNESDAY AFTER LABOR DAY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3243 -- Reps. Viers, Altman and Keegan: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-18-325 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE SCHOOL DISTRICTS OF THE STATE SHALL ADMINISTER THE PALMETTO ACHIEVEMENT CHALLENGE TEST (PACT) ANNUALLY ON THE THIRD MONDAY IN MAY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3244 -- Reps. Stille, Altman and Walker: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-101-365 SO AS TO REQUIRE FULL-TIME UNDERGRADUATE FACULTY OF STATE-SUPPORTED INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER LEARNING, BEGINNING WITH THE 2003 FALL SEMESTER, TO TEACH A REQUIRED NUMBER OF CREDIT HOURS EACH SEMESTER, AND TO PROVIDE EXCEPTIONS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3245 -- Reps. Stille, Altman and Littlejohn: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING CHAPTER 154 TO TITLE 59 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA-SPARTANBURG, A FOUR-YEAR REGIONAL BRANCH OF THE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA, SHALL BECOME CAROLINA SPARTANBURG UNIVERSITY ON JULY 1, 2003, AND IS A SEPARATE AND DISTINCT INSTITUTION OF HIGHER LEARNING OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, TO PROVIDE FOR A BOARD OF TRUSTEES WHICH SHALL GOVERN THE UNIVERSITY, TO PROVIDE FOR THE BOARD'S POWERS, DUTIES, AND FUNCTIONS, TO AUTHORIZE THE UNIVERSITY TO ISSUE REVENUE BONDS, AND TO PROVIDE FOR CERTAIN TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS, INCLUDING THE TRANSFER OF PERSONNEL, ASSETS, AND LIABILITIES, TO PROVIDE FOR THE ISSUANCE OF STATE INSTITUTION BONDS TO REFUND OTHER STATE INSTITUTION BONDS ISSUED ON BEHALF OF THE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE APPLICABILITY TO CAROLINA SPARTANBURG UNIVERSITY OF CERTAIN PROVISIONS RELATING TO HIGHER EDUCATION BUDGETARY AND COST-RELATED MATTERS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3246 -- Reps. Stille, Altman and Littlejohn: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING CHAPTER 151 TO TITLE 59 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA-AIKEN, A FOUR-YEAR REGIONAL BRANCH OF THE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA, SHALL BECOME CAROLINA AIKEN UNIVERSITY ON JULY 1, 2003, AND IS A SEPARATE AND DISTINCT INSTITUTION OF HIGHER LEARNING OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, TO PROVIDE FOR A BOARD OF TRUSTEES WHICH SHALL GOVERN THE UNIVERSITY, TO PROVIDE FOR THE BOARD'S POWERS, DUTIES, AND FUNCTIONS, TO AUTHORIZE THE UNIVERSITY TO ISSUE REVENUE BONDS, AND TO PROVIDE FOR CERTAIN TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS, INCLUDING THE TRANSFER OF PERSONNEL, ASSETS, AND LIABILITIES, TO PROVIDE FOR THE ISSUANCE OF STATE INSTITUTION BONDS TO REFUND OTHER STATE INSTITUTION BONDS ISSUED ON BEHALF OF THE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE APPLICABILITY TO CAROLINA AIKEN UNIVERSITY OF CERTAIN PROVISIONS RELATING TO HIGHER EDUCATION BUDGETARY AND COST-RELATED MATTERS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3247 -- Reps. Gourdine and Cobb-Hunter: 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. 3248 -- Rep. Coates: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 59-150-150, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO LOTTERY RETAILERS IN CONNECTION WITH THE EDUCATION LOTTERY ACT, SO AS TO INCREASE THEIR COMPENSATION FROM SEVEN TO NOT LESS THAN TEN PERCENT OF GROSS PROCEEDS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3249 -- Rep. Hinson: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 58-31-80, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE TAX EXEMPTION OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA PUBLIC SERVICE AUTHORITY, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE PAYMENTS IN LIEU OF PROPERTY TAXES REQUIRED OF THE AUTHORITY MUST EQUAL THE PROPERTY TAXES OTHERWISE DUE ON THE PROPERTY USING VALUATION METHODS AND ASSESSMENT RATIOS APPLICABLE TO OTHER UTILITY PROPERTY AND CURRENT MILLAGE RATES IN THE VARIOUS PROPERTY TAXING ENTITIES AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE USE OF THIS FEE REVENUE BY LOCAL TAXING JURISDICTIONS; TO AMEND SECTION 58-31-90, RELATING TO ADDITIONAL PAYMENTS REQUIRED OF THE PUBLIC SERVICE AUTHORITY, SO AS TO ELIMINATE THE ADDITIONAL PAYMENTS REQUIRED UNDER THIS SECTION; AND TO AMEND SECTION 58-31-100, RELATING TO ADDITIONAL PAYMENTS TO LOCAL GOVERNMENTS REQUIRED OF THE PUBLIC SERVICE AUTHORITY, SO AS TO INCREASE THESE PAYMENTS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3250 -- Reps. Lourie, Altman and Bailey: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO DIRECT THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL AND THE MEDICAID FRAUD UNIT OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL'S OFFICE, TO CONVENE A TASK FORCE TO STUDY THE EFFECTIVENESS OF SURVEILLANCE CAMERAS IN NURSING HOMES AND TO REPORT ITS FINDINGS AND RECOMMENDATIONS TO THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3251 -- Rep. Stille: A BILL TO AMEND TITLE 9, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO STATE RETIREMENT SYSTEMS BY ADDING CHAPTER 19 SO AS TO ENACT THE PUBLIC EMPLOYEES' DEFINED CONTRIBUTION RETIREMENT PLAN AND PROVIDE FOR ITS MEMBERSHIP, OPERATIONS, AND ADMINISTRATION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3252 -- Reps. Kirsh, Altman and Stille: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 40-1-125 SO AS TO AUTHORIZE 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

H. 3253 -- Reps. Cobb-Hunter and Bailey: A BILL TO ENACT THE OMNIBUS DOMESTIC VIOLENCE PREVENTION AND PROTECTION ACT BY ADDING ARTICLE 21 TO CHAPTER 1, TITLE 1, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, SO AS TO REQUIRE ALL STATE AGENCIES TO DEVELOP A WORKPLACE DOMESTIC VIOLENCE POLICY; TO ADD SECTION 59-1-475 SO AS TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION, IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES, TO DEVELOP MATERIALS FOR DOMESTIC VIOLENCE CONTINUING EDUCATION WHICH SCHOOL DISTRICTS MUST PROVIDE TO TEACHERS AND STAFF; 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 SECTION 16-1-60, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO CLASSIFYING OFFENSES AS VIOLENT CRIMES, SO AS TO INCLUDE CRIMINAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE OF A HIGH AND AGGRAVATED NATURE; 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, TO AUTHORIZE SUSPENSION OF THE SENTENCE IMPOSED EXCEPT MANDATORY MINIMUM SENTENCES UPON THE OFFENDER SATISFACTORILY COMPLETING AN APPROVED TREATMENT PROGRAM FOR BATTERERS, TO REQUIRE AN OFFENDER TO PAY A FEE FOR PARTICIPATION IN A PROGRAM, AND TO AUTHORIZE ORDERING AND REFERRING AN OFFENDER TO ALCOHOL AND DRUG TREATMENT; 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 CHANGE THE OFFENSE FROM A MISDEMEANOR TO A FELONY; TO AMEND SECTION 16-25-70, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO ARRESTS AND SEARCHES IN CONNECTION WITH CRIMINAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE, SO AS TO REQUIRE A LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY TO COMPLETE AN INVESTIGATION OF AN ALLEGED OFFENSE EVEN WITHOUT NOTIFICATION AT THE TIME OF THE OFFENSE; 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 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 A CRIMINAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE OFFENSE MUST NOT BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS PROGRAM; TO AMEND SECTION 20-4-20, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS USED IN CONNECTION WITH PROTECTION FROM DOMESTIC ABUSE, SO AS TO REVISE THE DEFINITION OF "HOUSEHOLD MEMBER" TO INCLUDE MINORS AND OTHERS FUNCTIONING UNDER THE AGE OF 18; 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 CHILDCARE 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; 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; AND TO ADD SECTION 14-1-240 SO AS TO REQUIRE ANNUAL CONTINUING EDUCATION FOR MAGISTRATES AND CIRCUIT COURT AND FAMILY COURT JUDGES TO RECEIVE ANNUAL CONTINUING EDUCATION ON DOMESTIC VIOLENCE.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added
Recalled
Committed

H. 3254 -- Reps. G.M. Smith, Weeks and Coates: A BILL TO PROVIDE THAT BEGINNING WITH SCHOOL YEAR 2003-2004, THE STARTING DATE AND ENDING DATE FOR THE ANNUAL SCHOOL TERM OF SUMTER COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICTS 2 AND 17 MUST BE SET BY THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF EACH RESPECTIVE SCHOOL DISTRICT IN THEIR SOLE DISCRETION PROVIDED THAT THE ANNUAL SCHOOL TERM MUST COMPLY WITH ALL REQUIREMENTS OF SECTION 59-1-420 RELATING TO LENGTH OF THE SCHOOL TERM.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Ratified

H. 3255 -- Reps. J.R. Smith: A BILL TO PROVIDE THAT BEGINNING WITH SCHOOL YEAR 2003-2004, THE STARTING DATE AND ENDING DATE FOR THE ANNUAL SCHOOL TERM OF THE SCHOOL DISTRICTS OF AIKEN COUNTY, EDGEFIELD COUNTY, AND McCORMICK COUNTY MUST BE SET BY THE GOVERNING BODY OF THE DISTRICTS IN ITS SOLE DISCRETION PROVIDED THAT THE ANNUAL SCHOOL TERM MUST COMPLY WITH ALL REQUIREMENTS OF SECTION 59-1-420 RELATING TO LENGTH OF THE SCHOOL TERM.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 3256 -- Reps. Kirsh, Simrill and Richardson: A BILL TO PROVIDE THAT BEGINNING WITH SCHOOL YEAR 2003-2004, THE STARTING DATE AND ENDING DATE FOR THE ANNUAL SCHOOL TERM OF YORK COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICTS ONE THROUGH FOUR MUST BE SET BY THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF EACH RESPECTIVE DISTRICT IN THEIR SOLE DISCRETION PROVIDED THAT THE ANNUAL SCHOOL TERM MUST COMPLY WITH ALL REQUIREMENTS OF SECTION 59-1-420 RELATING TO LENGTH OF THE SCHOOL TERM.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading

H. 3257 -- Reps. Lourie, J.E. Smith, J. Brown, Bales, Cotty, Scott, Howard, J.H. Neal and Rutherford: A BILL TO PROVIDE THAT BEGINNING WITH SCHOOL YEAR 2003-2004, THE STARTING DATE AND ENDING DATE FOR THE ANNUAL SCHOOL TERM OF RICHLAND COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT ONE AND RICHLAND COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT TWO, LEXINGTON COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICTS ONE, TWO, THREE, AND FOUR, AND LEXINGTON/RICHLAND SCHOOL DISTRICT FIVE, AND YORK COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICTS ONE THROUGH FOUR MUST BE SET BY THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF EACH RESPECTIVE DISTRICT IN THEIR SOLE DISCRETION PROVIDED THAT THE ANNUAL SCHOOL TERM MUST COMPLY WITH ALL REQUIREMENTS OF SECTION 59-1-420 RELATING TO LENGTH OF THE SCHOOL TERM.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 3258 -- Reps. Walker, Talley, Littlejohn and Mahaffey: A BILL TO PROVIDE THAT BEGINNING WITH SCHOOL YEAR 2003-2004, THE STARTING DATE AND ENDING DATE FOR THE ANNUAL SCHOOL TERM OF SPARTANBURG COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICTS ONE THROUGH SEVEN MUST BE SET BY THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF EACH RESPECTIVE DISTRICT IN THEIR SOLE DISCRETION, PROVIDED THAT THE ANNUAL SCHOOL TERM MUST COMPLY WITH ALL REQUIREMENTS OF SECTION 59-1-420 RELATING TO LENGTH OF THE SCHOOL TERM.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee 975, Co-Sponsor added

2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Debate Adjourned
Point of Order

H. 3259 -- Rep. Lucas: A BILL TO ENACT THE "SCHOOL DISTRICT OF DARLINGTON COUNTY SCHOOL BOND PROPERTY TAX RELIEF ACT" WHICH AUTHORIZES THE IMPOSITION OF A ONE PERCENT SALES AND USE TAX WITHIN DARLINGTON COUNTY UPON APPROVAL IN A REFERENDUM TO BE USED FOR SPECIFIED SCHOOL PURPOSES.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 3260 -- Rep. Viers: A BILL TO AMEND ACT 239 OF 1983, RELATING TO THE PREPARATION OF THE ANNUAL BUDGET FOR THE OPERATION OF THE HORRY COUNTY SCHOOL SYSTEM, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT BEGINNING WITH THE YEAR 2003, THE MILLAGE LEVIED IN ANY YEAR FOR ALL SCHOOL PURPOSES, EXCEPT DEBT SERVICE, MAY NOT EXCEED TWO MILLS ABOVE THAT LEVIED FOR THE PREVIOUS YEAR WITHOUT THE APPROVAL BY THE QUALIFIED ELECTORS OF THE DISTRICT BY REFERENDUM.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3261 -- Rep. Altman: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO AMEND RULE 5.8 OF THE RULES OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, RELATING TO THIRD READING OF BILLS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A BILL WHICH IS TO BE READ A THIRD TIME BEGINS AS IF THE PREVIOUS QUESTION HAS BEEN INVOKED AND TO PROVIDE FOR RESCINDING THE PREVIOUS QUESTION BY A VOTE OF FIFTY PERCENT OF THOSE PRESENT AND VOTING, A QUORUM BEING PRESENT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3262 -- Rep. Lourie: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO AMEND RULE 5.9 OF THE RULES OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, RELATING TO BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS, SO AS TO REQUIRE THAT A SUMMARY OF A BILL OR RESOLUTION BE PREPARED AND MADE AVAILABLE IN ELECTRONIC FORM WHEN IT IS REPORTED BY A COMMITTEE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3263 -- Rep. Viers: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION MOVE A PORTION OF THE PROJECTED "CAROLINA BAYS PARKWAY" IN HORRY COUNTY BETWEEN HIGHWAY 544 AND HIGHWAY 501 THREE HUNDRED YARDS TO THE NORTHWEST TOWARDS CONWAY TO AVOID THE HUNTERS RIDGE COMMUNITY.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3264 -- Reps. Scott, Clyburn and Hosey: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO ESTABLISH THE JIMMY CARTER COMMEMORATIVE COMMITTEE TO SELECT AN ARTIST TO PAINT A PORTRAIT OF THE HONORABLE JIMMY CARTER, THIRTY-NINTH PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, TO REQUIRE THE COMMITTEE TO PERFORM CERTAIN OTHER FUNCTIONS, INCLUDING THE RAISING OF PRIVATE FUNDING FOR THE PORTRAIT, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE PORTRAIT MUST BE PLACED APPROPRIATELY IN THE HALL OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES UPON COMPLETION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3265 -- Rep. J.R. Smith: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO NAME THE PORTIONS OF SOUTH CAROLINA HIGHWAY 421 IN AIKEN COUNTY FROM ITS INTERSECTION WITH UNITED STATES HIGHWAY 1 TO ITS INTERSECTION WITH LEE DRIVE, AND FROM ITS INTERSECTION WITH DIXIE CLAY ROAD TO ITS INTERSECTION WITH SOUTH CAROLINA HIGHWAY 125 AS "VETERANS MEMORIAL HIGHWAY", AND TO INSTALL APPROPRIATE MARKERS OR SIGNS ALONG BOTH PORTIONS OF SOUTH CAROLINA HIGHWAY 125 CONTAINING THE WORDS "VETERANS MEMORIAL HIGHWAY".
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3266 -- Rep. Lucas: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND AND CONGRATULATE THE HONORABLE CHARLES "CORKEY" PATE OF MCBEE FOR HIS MANY YEARS OF UNSELFISH PUBLIC SERVICE AS THE LONGEST SERVING MAGISTRATE IN THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, AND EXTEND BEST WISHES TO HIM AND HIS FAMILY UPON HIS RETIREMENT AS MAGISTRATE JUDGE OF CHESTERFIELD COUNTY.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3267 -- Rep. Lucas: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE HONORABLE CHARLES "CORKEY" PATE OF MCBEE AT A TIME AND DATE TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF CONGRATULATING HIM ON HIS DEDICATED SERVICE TO THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA AS THE LONGEST SERVING MAGISTRATE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3268 -- Rep. Lucas: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND AND CONGRATULATE MRS. ANNIE MAE PETERSON OF HARTSVILLE FOR HER STERLING CONTRIBUTIONS AS A PRINCIPAL, TEACHER, AND ROLE MODEL FOR PARENTS, TEACHERS, AND STUDENTS IN HARTSVILLE AND DARLINGTON COUNTIES, RECOGNIZE HER MANY OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENTS OVER MANY YEARS AS A COMMUNITY LEADER AND DISTINGUISHED EDUCATOR, AND TO WISH HER THE VERY BEST OF HEALTH AND HAPPINESS AS SHE CONTINUES HER WELL-EARNED AND RICHLY-DESERVED RETIREMENT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3269 -- Reps. Harrison, Allen, Altman, Anthony, Bailey, Bales, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Branham, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chellis, Clark, Clemmons, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Easterday, Edge, Emory, Freeman, Frye, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Hagood, Hamilton, Harrell, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jennings, Keegan, Kennedy, Kirsh, Koon, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Richardson, Rivers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sheheen, Simrill, Sinclair, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Snow, Stewart, Stille, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Umphlett, Vaughn, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Wilkins, Witherspoon and Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND SWATI SHAH PATEL, FORMER ASSISTANT CHIEF COUNSEL TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE JUDICIARY COMMITTEE, FOR HER EXCELLENT SERVICE TO THE COMMITTEE AND TO EXTEND BEST WISHES TO HER IN HER MARRIAGE TO NICK PATEL OF CHARLESTON AND IN HER NEW POSITION AS DEPUTY CHIEF COUNSEL TO GOVERNOR MARK SANFORD.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3270 -- Reps. Taylor, Duncan and M.A. Pitts: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO NAME THE PORTION OF UNITED STATES HIGHWAY 76 IN LAURENS COUNTY FROM ITS INTERSECTION WITH STAGE COACH ROAD TO ITS INTERSECTION WITH SOUTH CAROLINA HIGHWAY 101 THE "DAVID S. TAYLOR, SR. MEMORIAL HIGHWAY", AND TO INSTALL APPROPRIATE MARKERS OR SIGNS ALONG THIS PORTION OF HIGHWAY CONTAINING THE WORDS "DAVID S. TAYLOR, SR. MEMORIAL HIGHWAY".
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3271 -- Reps. Kirsh and Cotty: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 1, TITLE 54, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY DESIGNATING SECTIONS 54-1-10 THROUGH 54-1-40 AS ARTICLE 1, ENTITLED "GENERAL PROVISIONS" AND BY ADDING ARTICLE 3 ENACTING THE "GAMBLING CRUISE ACT" SO AS TO MAKE IT UNLAWFUL TO CONDUCT GAMBLING ON "CRUISES TO NOWHERE", TO PROVIDE DEFINITIONS RELATING THESE OFFENSES, AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3272 -- Rep. J.R. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-3-115, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO OBTAINING A PERMIT TO OPERATE A GOLF CART ON CERTAIN HIGHWAYS AND STREETS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE OWNER OF A GOLF CART WHO IS A DISABLED VETERAN MAY OPERATE A GOLF CART PURSUANT TO THIS PROVISION WITHOUT OBTAINING A PERMIT FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3273 -- Rep. Townsend: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 1-23-120, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO GENERAL ASSEMBLY REVIEW OF REGULATIONS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A REGULATION NOT APPROVED OR DISAPPROVED WITHIN TWO YEARS OF BEING SUBMITTED FOR GENERAL ASSEMBLY REVIEW MUST BE REFILED BY THE PROMULGATING AGENCY AS A NEW REGULATION IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURES ACT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3274 -- Reps. Townsend and Clark: 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
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Ratified

H. 3275 -- Reps. Townsend and Clark: 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 2003-2004 AND 2004-2005 TO THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO ESTABLISH THIS PILOT PROGRAM.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3276 -- Reps. Townsend and Clark: 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 FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THE MANNER OF FILLING VACANCIES WHEN THE OFFICE OF SUPERINTENDENT IS DECLARED VACANT, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE APPOINTMENT OF NONVOTING MEMBERS TO THE DISTRICT BOARD.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3277 -- Reps. Townsend and Cotty: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 59-18-360, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO CYCLICAL REVIEW OF STATE STANDARDS AND ASSESSMENTS UNDER THE EDUCATION ACCOUNTABILITY ACT BY ACADEMIC AREA, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT EACH ACADEMIC AREA SHOULD BE REVIEWED AND UPDATED EVERY SEVEN YEARS RATHER THAN EVERY FOUR YEARS.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3278 -- Reps. Townsend and Clark: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-19-55 SO AS TO PROVIDE 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.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3279 -- Reps. Scott, Cato, Clyburn, Hosey, J. Brown, Townsend and J.E. Smith: 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 2003-04 SCHOOL YEAR, THE COMMISSION ON HIGHER EDUCATION SHALL ESTABLISH THE STATE SCHOLARSHIPS AND GRANTS GUIDANCE COUNSELOR WORKSHOP WHICH MUST 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, STUDENTS, AND PARENTS OR GUARDIANS IN REGARD TO FUNDING SOURCES FOR COLLEGE, AND TO PROVIDE FOR CERTAIN PROCEDURES TO BE FOLLOWED IN REGARD TO THIS WORKSHOTHER PROCEEDINGS
Introduced and Committed

H. 3280 -- Reps. Harrison and Clemmons: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 8-13-770, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE EXEMPTION OF THE BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS ON WHICH MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY MAY SERVE, SO AS TO ALLOW MEMBERS TO SERVE ON THE SOUTH CAROLINA TRANSPORTATION INFRASTRUCTURE BANK.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Point of Order

H. 3281 -- Rep. Townsend: A BILL TO PROVIDE THAT BEGINNING WITH SCHOOL YEAR 2003-2004, THE STARTING DATE AND ENDING DATE FOR THE ANNUAL SCHOOL TERM OF SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 2 OF ANDERSON COUNTY MUST BE SET BY THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE DISTRICT IN ITS SOLE DISCRETION PROVIDED THAT THE ANNUAL SCHOOL TERM MUST COMPLY WITH ALL REQUIREMENTS OF SECTION 59-1-420 RELATING TO LENGTH OF THE SCHOOL TERM.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Debate Adjourned
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Non-Concurrence
Message to Senate
Message from Senate
Enrolled
Ratified

H. 3282 -- Reps. Taylor, Duncan and M.A. Pitts: A BILL TO AMEND ACT 779 OF 1988, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO LAURENS COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICTS 55 AND 56, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE ELECTIONS FOR SCHOOL BOARD OF TRUSTEES FOR THE DISTRICTS MUST BE HELD ON THE SECOND TUESDAY OF MARCH INSTEAD OF THE FIRST TUESDAY OF MARCH, IN APPROPRIATE YEARS.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Ratified

H. 3283 -- Rep. Altman: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-63-245 SO AS TO ENACT THE "SCHOOL TEACHER AUTHORITY ACT OF 2003" TO PROVIDE THAT A SCHOOL TEACHER MAY SUSPEND A STUDENT FROM ONE TO FIVE DAYS FOR VIOLATIONS OF SCHOOL DISCIPLINARY CODES FOR OFFENSES THAT WARRANT SUSPENSION AND TO PROVIDE THAT A STUDENT SO SUSPENDED MAY NOT RECEIVE CREDIT FOR OR MAKE UP WORK MISSED.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3284 -- Rep. Altman: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 2-19-10, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE JUDICIAL MERIT SELECTION COMMISSION, SO AS TO MAKE A TECHNICAL CHANGE AND PROVIDE THAT NO MEMBER IS ELIGIBLE TO SEEK JUDICIAL OFFICE WHILE SERVING ON THE COMMISSION AND FOR ONE YEAR THEREAFTER; TO AMEND SECTION 2-19-20, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE COMMISSION TO INVESTIGATE THE QUALIFICATIONS OF CANDIDATES AND TO PUBLICIZE VACANCIES IN JUDICIAL OFFICES, SO AS TO MAKE TECHNICAL CHANGES TO CLARIFY THAT PERSONS DO NOT SEEK TO BE NOMINATED BY THE COMMISSION BUT, RATHER, SEEK JUDICIAL OFFICE; TO AMEND SECTION 2-19-30, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE HEARINGS HELD BY THE COMMISSION, SO AS TO ADD A PROVISION THAT, WHEN THE COMMISSION FINDS A CANDIDATE UNQUALIFIED, THE CANDIDATE MUST BE FURNISHED A COPY OF THE COMMISSION'S REPORT CONCERNING HIS QUALIFICATIONS, AND TO PROVIDE FURTHER THAT THE REPORT MUST BE KEPT CONFIDENTIAL; TO AMEND SECTION 2-19-35, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE CRITERIA CONSIDERED BY THE COMMISSION IN DETERMINING THE QUALIFICATIONS OF CANDIDATES FOR JUDICIAL OFFICE, SO AS TO MAKE A TECHNICAL CHANGE BY DELETING THE TERM "NOMINATION"; TO AMEND SECTION 2-19-70, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR IN EITHER HOUSE OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY AND RELATING TO THE SEEKING OF PLEDGES OF MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE JUDICIAL CANDIDATE IS NOT PERMITTED ON THE FLOOR DURING THE TIME HE IS LISTED AS A QUALIFIED CANDIDATE AND THE ELECTION IS PENDING, AND TO FURTHER PROVIDE THAT THE COMMISSION SHALL RELEASE A LIST OF QUALIFIED CANDIDATES RATHER THAN RELEASING ITS NOMINEES; TO AMEND SECTION 2-19-80, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE COMMISSION SELECTING THE THREE BEST QUALIFIED CANDIDATES FOR A JUDICIAL OFFICE AS ITS NOMINEES, SO AS TO REQUIRE THE COMMISSION TO RELEASE A LIST OF ALL QUALIFIED CANDIDATES FOR THE OFFICE, TO PROVIDE THAT THE LIST OF CANDIDATES IS BINDING ON THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY, AND TO PROVIDE FURTHER CONFORMING CHANGES; TO AMEND SECTION 2-19-90, RELATING TO THE JOINT SESSION OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY HELD FOR THE ELECTION OF JUDGES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE CHAIRMAN OF THE COMMISSION SHALL ANNOUNCE THE LLIST OF QUALIFIED CANDIDATES FOR EACH JUDICIAL RACE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3285 -- Rep. Altman: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 41 TO CHAPTER 3, TITLE 56 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE ISSUANCE OF "CHOOSE DEATH" SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3286 -- Reps. Altman and Sandifer: 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. 3287 -- Rep. Altman: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-3-1960, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO FREE PARKING FOR HANDICAPPED PERSONS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A VEHICLE THAT DISPLAYS ANY LICENSE PLATE ISSUED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY THAT INDICATES THAT ITS OWNER IS HANDICAPPED IS ENTITLED TO THE PARKING PRIVILEGES CONTAINED IN THIS SECTION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3288 -- Rep. Altman: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-37-223A, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE COUNTY OPTION PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTION LIMITING TO FIFTEEN PERCENT INCREASES IN FAIR MARKET VALUE ATTRIBUTABLE TO A COUNTYWIDE REASSESSMENT AND EQUALIZATION PROGRAM, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT REAL PROPERTY, TRANSFERRED AT ANY TIME DURING THE PROPERTY TAX YEAR THE EXEMPTION ORDINANCE IS EFFECTIVE, QUALIFIES FOR THE EXEMPTION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3289 -- Rep. Altman: 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

H. 3290 -- Rep. Altman: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-24-45 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A SCHOOL DISTRICT SUPERINTENDENT MAY NOT RECEIVE OR MUST NOT BE OFFERED DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY FOR THE PERFORMANCE OR CONTINUATION OF HIS DUTIES A SALARY SUPPLEMENT OR OTHER CONSIDERATION ABOVE A SPECIFIED LIMIT FROM A NONGOVERNMENTAL SOURCE EXCEPT UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS, AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3291 -- Rep. Altman: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 7-1-90 SO AS TO REQUIRE REFERENDUMS ON THE QUESTION OF RAISING THE BONDED INDEBTEDNESS LIMITS OF POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONS AND SCHOOL DISTRICTS TO BE HELD AT THE GENERAL ELECTION AND TO REQUIRE THE QUESTION TO BE CERTIFIED AT LEAST FORTY-FIVE DAYS BEFORE THE DATE OF THE GENERAL ELECTION.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
Point of Order

H. 3292 -- Rep. Altman: A JOINT RESOLUTION PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO SECTION 9, ARTICLE III, OF THE CONSTITUTION OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1895, RELATING TO SESSIONS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES AND THE PRESIDENT PRO TEMPORE OF THE SENATE MAY TOGETHER CALL THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY BACK INTO SESSION AFTER THE MANDATORY SINE DIE ADJOURNMENT DATE IN ANY YEAR FOR A PERIOD NOT TO EXCEED THIRTY CALENDAR DAYS WHERE IN THEIR OPINION THE NECESSITIES OF GOVERNMENT REQUIRE IT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3293 -- Rep. Altman: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 8-1-195 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A POLITICAL SUBDIVISION OF THIS STATE OR STATE OR LOCAL PUBLIC ENTITY MAY NOT SOLICIT LITIGATION AGAINST ITSELF OR DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY SUPPORT THE PLAINTIFFS IN ANY SUCH LITIGATION UNLESS REQUIRED TO DO SO BY LAW OR COURT ORDER, AND TO PROVIDE THAT WHEN A POLITICAL SUBDIVISION OR PUBLIC ENTITY IS IN VIOLATION OF THE ABOVE PROVISIONS AS DETERMINED BY THE STATE ATTORNEY GENERAL, ALL EXPENSES INCURRED FOR ATTORNEYS' FEES AND COSTS ON ITS BEHALF MUST BE PAID BY THE SUBDIVISION OR ENTITY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3294 -- Reps. Rice, Clyburn, Easterday and Owens: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 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 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. 3295 -- Rep. J.E. Smith: 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 2003 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. 3296 -- Reps. Cato, Young, Sandifer, Wilkins, Witherspoon, Quinn, Altman, Bingham, Ceips, Chellis, Clark, Clemmons, Clyburn, Coates, Cotty, Dantzler, Duncan, Edge, Harrison, Haskins, Herbkersman, Hosey, Huggins, Leach, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Loftis, Lucas, Merrill, Owens, Scarborough, Scott, Skelton, D.C. Smith, G.M. Smith, W.D. Smith, Stewart, Thompson, Toole, Tripp, Trotter, Umphlett, Vaughn, Viers, Walker and White: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO FIX 12:30 P.M. ON TUESDAY, JANUARY 28, 2003, 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 PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION TO SUCCEED THOSE MEMBERS WHOSE TERMS EXPIRED 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

H. 3297 -- Reps. Huggins and Cotty: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 40-60-150, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO INVESTIGATIONS, RESTRAINING ORDERS, LICENSING, AND PROCEDURAL REQUIREMENTS FOR REAL ESTATE APPRAISERS, SO AS TO REMOVE THE TIME LIMIT THE BOARD HAS TO RENDER A DECISION AND SERVE NOTICE.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended

H. 3298 -- Rep. Koon: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 8-11-81 SO AS TO AUTHORIZE THE COMPTROLLER GENERAL TO PAY A PREMIUM FOR THE PREPAID LEGAL INSURANCE OF A STATE EMPLOYEE BY MEANS OF PAYROLL DEDUCTION AND TO PROVIDE THE CONDITIONS APPLICABLE WITH RESPECT TO THE PAYROLL DEDUCTION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3299 -- Reps. Frye, Koon, Rhoad and Witherspoon: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 50-11-120, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO HUNTING SEASON FOR SMALL GAME, SO AS TO CHANGE THE HUNTING SEASON FOR RACCOON AND OPOSSUM IN GAME ZONES 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, AND 11, AND TO CHANGE THE METHOD OF HUNTING RACCOON AND OPOSSUM IN CERTAIN GAME ZONES; AND TO AMEND SECTION 50-11-140, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO IT BEING UNLAWFUL TO CARRY WEAPONS WHILE HUNTING RACCOON, OPOSSUM, OR FOX DURING THE PERIOD IT IS LAWFUL TO HUNT THEM WITHOUT WEAPONS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IT IS UNLAWFUL TO TAKE ANIMALS DURING THE PERIOD IN WHICH RACCOONS, OPOSSUMS, OR FOX ARE ALLOWED TO BE HUNTED WITHOUT WEAPONS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Ratified

H. 3300 -- Reps. Frye and Koon: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 50-11-710, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE PROHIBITION AGAINST NIGHT HUNTING, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IT IS NOT UNLAWFUL TO HUNT RABBITS AT NIGHT WITHOUT WEAPONS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended

H. 3301 -- Reps. Clyburn, Hosey, Rice and D.C. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-19-92 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICT MAY VARY THE STATEWIDE UNIFORM SCHOOL START DATE AND ALLOW THIS VARIANCE PURSUANT TO A REFERENDUM HELD IN THE DISTRICT AS PRESCRIBED.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3302 -- Reps. Clyburn, Hosey and D.C. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-19-91 SO AS TO ALLOW THE LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICTS TO SET THE BEGINNING DATE FOR THEIR SCHOOLS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3303 -- Reps. Duncan, M.A. Pitts, Ceips, Herbkersman, Pinson, Taylor, Umphlett, Viers and Witherspoon: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 50-11-
0(E), AS AMENDED, OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO AREAS OF THE STATE WHERE IT IS NOT UNLAWFUL TO HUNT DEER ON SUNDAY, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IT IS NOT UNLAWFUL IN THIS STATE TO HUNT DEER ON SUNDAY ON PRIVATE LAND.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Amended
Proposed Amended
Request for Debate
Point of Order
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 3304 -- Reps. Easterday, Harrell and Tripp: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-1320, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF A PROVISIONAL DRIVER'S LICENSE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON CONVICTED OF AN OFFENSE THAT PROHIBITS A PERSON FROM OPERATING A VEHICLE WHILE UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF INTOXICATING LIQUOR, DRUGS, OR NARCOTICS AND WHO AT THE TIME OF THE OFFENSE, HAD AT LEAST SIXTEEN ONE-HUNDREDTHS OF ONE PERCENT OR MORE BY WEIGHT OF ALCOHOL IN HIS BLOOD MAY NOT OBTAIN A PROVISIONAL DRIVER'S LICENSE; TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-2930, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE UNLAWFUL OPERATION OF A MOTOR VEHICLE WHILE UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF ALCOHOL, DRUGS, OR BOTH, SO AS TO ESTABLISH GROSS INTOXICATION AS AN OFFENSE; TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-2940, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE PENALTY FOR DRIVING WHILE UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF ALCOHOL, DRUGS, OR BOTH, SO AS TO PROVIDE ENHANCED PENALTIES FOR A PERSON WHO HAS AT LEAST SIXTEEN ONE-HUNDREDTHS OF ONE PERCENT BY WEIGHT OF ALCOHOL IN HIS BLOOD; TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-2950, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO IMPLIED CONSENT TO CHEMICAL TESTS OF BREATH, BLOOD, AND URINE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IT MAY BE INFERRED THAT A PERSON WHO HAS AT LEAST SIXTEEN ONE-HUNDREDTHS OF ONE PERCENT BY WEIGHT OF ALCOHOL IN HIS BLOOD IS GROSSLY INTOXICATED; AND TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-2990, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE SUSPENSION OF THE DRIVER'S LICENSE OF A PERSON CONVICTED OF DRIVING WHILE UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF ALCOHOL, DRUGS, OR BOTH, SO AS TO PROVIDE ENHANCED PENALTIES FOR A PERSON WHO IS GROSSLY INTOXICATED.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3305 -- Reps. Easterday, Harrell and Tripp: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 2-7-125 SO AS TO PROHIBIT THE APPROPRIATION OF SURPLUS FUNDS FOR RECURRING EXPENDITURES OF STATE AGENCIES, TO DEFINE "RECURRING EXPENSES", AND TO PROVIDE AN EXCEPTION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3306 -- Reps. Chellis, Young, Altman, Barfield, Cato, Harrell, Harrison, Limehouse, Scarborough, J.E. Smith, Townsend and Bailey: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-20-50, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE CORPORATE LICENSE TAX, SO AS TO ALLOW A HOLDING COMPANY TO REDUCE ITS PAID-IN CAPITAL SURPLUS BY THE PORTION OF CONTRIBUTIONS TO ITS CAPITAL RECEIVED FROM ITS PARENT CORPORATION THAT IS DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY USED TO FINANCE A SUBSIDIARY'S EXPANSION COSTING IN EXCESS OF ONE HUNDRED MILLION DOLLARS, WHICH ON THE DATE CONSTRUCTION BEGAN IS LOCATED IN AN ECONOMIC IMPACT ZONE.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended

H. 3307 -- Reps. Chellis and Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND THE SPIRITED COMPETITION AND DEDICATION OF THE SUMMERVILLE HIGH SCHOOL GREEN WAVE VOLLEYBALL TEAM AND TO CONGRATULATE THE PLAYERS, COACHES, STAFF, AND OTHER OFFICIALS FOR THEIR 2002 CLASS AAAA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP WIN.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3308 -- Reps. Chellis and Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE SUMMERVILLE HIGH SCHOOL GREEN WAVE VOLLEYBALL TEAM ON JANUARY 30, 2003, AT A TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF CONGRATULATING THEM ON WINNING THE 2002 CLASS AAAA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3309 -- Reps. Huggins and Cotty: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-29-45 SO AS TO REQUIRE A COURSE IN CREDIT MANAGEMENT TO BE TAUGHT IN THE PUBLIC HIGH SCHOOLS IN THE STATE, AND TO AMEND SECTION 59-29-10, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO SUBJECTS REQUIRED TO BE TAUGHT IN SCHOOLS UNDER THE CONTROL OF THE COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION AND THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF EACH SCHOOL DISTRICT, SO AS TO ADD A COURSE IN CREDIT MANAGEMENT.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3310 -- Reps. Huggins and Cotty: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 40-57-135, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DUTIES OF A BROKER-IN-CHARGE AND A PROPERTY MANAGER-IN-CHARGE, SO AS TO PROHIBIT THE AUTOMATIC RENEWAL OF A MANAGEMENT AGREEMENT; AND TO AMEND SECTION 40-57-150, RELATING TO INVESTIGATIONS OF VIOLATIONS OF LAW BY REAL ESTATE BROKERS, SO AS TO REMOVE THE TIME LIMIT THE COMMISSION HAS TO RENDER A DECISION AND SERVE NOTICE.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3311 -- Rep. J. Brown: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 7-11-57 SO AS TO PROVIDE A PROCEDURE FOR THE QUALIFICATION OF A CANDIDATE FOR STATEWIDE OFFICE WHEN THE PERSON WINNING THE PRIMARY DIES OR WITHDRAWS; TO AMEND SECTION 7-11-50, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO SUBSTITUTION OF CANDIDATES WHEN A PARTY NOMINEE DIES, BECOMES DISQUALIFIED, OR RESIGNS FOR LEGITIMATE NONPOLITICAL REASONS, SO AS TO MAKE REFERENCE TO SECTION 7-11-57; AND TO AMEND SECTION 7-11-55, RELATING TO REQUIRING A SPECIAL PRIMARY ELECTION TO FILL A VACANCY IN CASES WHERE A PARTY NOMINEE WHO IS NOMINATED BY A PARTY PRIMARY ELECTION DIES, BECOMES DISQUALIFIED, OR RESIGNS FOR LEGITIMATE NONPOLITICAL REASONS, SO AS TO MAKE REFERENCES TO SECTION 7-11-57.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3312 -- Reps. J. Brown and Weeks: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 20-7-959 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A COURT ORDER ESTABLISHING PATERNITY MAY BE REVERSED UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3313 -- Rep. J. Brown: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 8 TO CHAPTER 31, TITLE 23, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A FIREARM RETAILER SHALL PERFORM A BALLISTICS TEST ON A FIREARM HE SELLS BEFORE IT IS DELIVERED TO THE PURCHASER AND SUBMIT TO THE STATE LAW ENFORCEMENT DIVISION CERTAIN INFORMATION REGARDING THE TEST, TO PROVIDE THAT A FIREARM OWNER SHALL NOTIFY THE STATE LAW ENFORCEMENT DIVISION ONCE HE LOSES POSSESSION OF A FIREARM, AND TO PROVIDE CIVIL PENALTIES FOR FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH THESE PROVISIONS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3314 -- Rep. Scott: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 12-6-515 SO AS TO PROVIDE A MAXIMUM FIVE PERCENT STATE INCOME TAX RATE ON SOUTH CAROLINA TAXABLE INCOME RECEIVED BY A TAXPAYER IN THE TAXPAYER'S CAPACITY AS A SOLE PROPRIETOR OF A BUSINESS, A SHAREHOLDER OF A SUBCHAPTER "S" CORPORATION, PARTNER IN A PARTNERSHIP, OR MEMBER OF A LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3315 -- Rep. G. Brown: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND AND CONGRATULATE RETIRING FIRE CHIEF RONALD DOUGLAS WILLIAMS OF BISHOPVILLE, AN OUTSTANDING LEADER AND FIREFIGHTER AND ONE OF SOUTH CAROLINA'S MOST EXEMPLARY PUBLIC SERVANTS, AND TO WISH HIM AND HIS FAMILY THE BEST OF HEALTH AND HAPPINESS, AND SUCCESS IN ALL OF THEIR FUTURE ENDEAVORS, ON THE OCCASION OF HIS RETIREMENT.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3316 -- House Rules Committee: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO AMEND RULE 4.4 OF THE RULES OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, RELATING TO THE MEETING OF COMMITTEES, SO AS TO ADD A RESCISSION BILL TO THE LIST OF BILLS WHICH MAY BE CONSIDERED BY MAJORITY RATHER THAN TWO-THIRDS VOTE; TO AMEND RULE 4.6, RELATING TO THE CONSIDERATION OF A BILL OR RESOLUTION BY A COMMITTEE OR SUBCOMMITTEE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A MEMBER MAY REQUEST CONSIDERATION ONLY ONE TIME FOR EACH BILL OR RESOLUTION DURING A LEGISLATIVE SESSION; TO AMEND RULE 8.6, RELATING TO INVOKING THE PREVIOUS QUESTION, SO AS TO REQUIRE THAT AFTER THE PREVIOUS QUESTION HAS BEEN INVOKED, THE PRIMARY SPONSOR OF AN AMENDMENT MAY WITHDRAW IT WITH UNANIMOUS CONSENT WITHOUT MAKING A MOTION TO TABLE IT; TO AMEND RULE 8.10, RELATING TO CALLING FOR THE DIVISION OF A QUESTION, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A BILL MAY NOT BE DIVIDED INTO SEPARATE PARTS; AND TO AMEND RULE 10.1, RELATING TO A PERSON ADMITTED WITHIN THE HOUSE CHAMBERS DURING A SESSION OF THE HOUSE, SO AS TO REQUIRE THAT CAUCUS EMPLOYEES MUST STAY BEHIND THE RAIL IN THE BACK OF THE CHAMBER AT ALL TIMES WHEN THE HOUSE IS IN SESSION.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3317 -- Reps. Scarborough, Altman, Harrell and Merrill: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-40-65 SO AS TO ESTABLISH A PROCEDURE FOR DISCIPLINING A STUDENT IN A CHARTER SCHOOL; TO AMEND SECTION 59-40-50, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO STUDENT ADMISSION TO A CHARTER SCHOOL, SO AS TO CHANGE SCHOOL DISTRICT TO BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE CHARTER SCHOOL; AND TO AMEND SECTION 59-40-170, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE LISTING OF BUILDINGS SUITABLE FOR CHARTER SCHOOL USE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A CONVERTED CHARTER SCHOOL THAT UTILIZES THE EXISTING BUILDINGS IS NOT REQUIRED TO PAY FOR THE USE OF THE EXISTING BUILDINGS OR PREMISES AND TO PROVIDE FOR AN APPEAL OF A DECISION OR DISPUTE REGARDING THE USE OF THE EXISTING BUILDINGS OR PREMISES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3318 -- Reps. Viers, Keegan, Duncan, Clark and McLeod: 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 ADJUTANT GENERAL FROM THE LIST OF STATE OFFICERS WHICH THE CONSTITUTION REQUIRES TO BE ELECTED AND PROVIDE THAT UPON THE EXPIRATION OF THE TERM OF THE ADJUTANT GENERAL SERVING IN OFFICE ON THE DATE OF THE 2006 GENERAL ELECTION, HE MUST BE APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR FOR A TERM COTERMINOUS WITH THAT OF THE GOVERNOR WITH THOSE QUALIFICATIONS AND UNDER THOSE PROCEDURES THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY SHALL PROVIDE BY LAW; AND PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO SECTION 4, ARTICLE XIII, RELATING TO THE ADJUTANT GENERAL AND HIS STAFF OFFICERS, SO AS TO UPDATE REFERENCES TO HIS TITLE AND MILITARY RANK, AND TO PROVIDE THAT UPON THE EXPIRATION OF THE TERM OF THE ADJUTANT GENERAL SERVING IN OFFICE ON THE DATE OF THE 2006 GENERAL ELECTION, HE MUST BE APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3319 -- Reps. Merrill, Altman, Hinson, Scarborough, Chellis, Dantzler, Whipper, Mack, R. Brown, Breeland, Limehouse, Bailey and Gourdine: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-53-425 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT TRIDENT TECHNICAL COLLEGE IS AUTHORIZED TO ESTABLISH A FOUR-YEAR CULINARY CURRICULUM PROGRAM AND AWARD BACCALAUREATE DEGREES IN CULINARY ARTS FOR STUDENTS GRADUATING FROM THIS PROGRAM.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3320 -- Reps. Viers, Barfield, Keegan, Clemmons, Witherspoon, Edge and Hayes: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE COLLECTIVE BELIEF AND DESIRE OF THE MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY THAT THE NEXT MAJOR HIGHWAY PROJECT OF THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION SHOULD BE ONE THAT PROVIDES HORRY COUNTY WITH ACCESS TO THE INTERSTATE SYSTEM.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Amended
Proposed Amended
Adopted

H. 3321 -- Reps. Viers, Barfield, Clark, Clemmons and Keegan: A JOINT RESOLUTION PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO SECTION 8, ARTICLE IV OF THE CONSTITUTION OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1895, RELATING TO THE ELECTION, QUALIFICATIONS, AND TERM OF THE LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE JOINT ELECTION OF GOVERNOR AND LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3322 -- Reps. Viers, Witherspoon, Duncan, Keegan and Clark: 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.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3323 -- Reps. Viers and Witherspoon: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 23-3-15, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA LAW ENFORCEMENT DIVISION'S JURISDICTION, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DIVISION'S JURISDICTION INCLUDES THE PROTECTION OF THE GOVERNOR AND GOVERNOR-ELECT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3324 -- Reps. Viers, Barfield, Clemmons, Duncan and Cotty: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 23-31-140, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE APPLICATION TO PURCHASE A PISTOL AND RESTRICTIONS RELATED TO THE PURCHASE OF A PISTOL SO AS TO DELETE THE PROVISION THAT DISALLOWS A PERSON TO PURCHASE MORE THAN ONE PISTOL DURING EACH THIRTY-DAY PERIOD, AND THE EXCEPTIONS TO THIS PROVISION.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3325 -- Reps. Viers, Clemmons, Edge and Keegan: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 56-5-3890 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT NEITHER A MOPED NOR A MOTOR SCOOTER MAY BE OPERATED ALONG THE STATE'S PRIMARY HIGHWAY SYSTEM.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3326 -- Rep. Cato: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 41-27-235, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO EMPLOYMENT BY NATIVE AMERICAN TRIBES, SO AS TO DELETE CERTAIN REFERENCES TO TRIBAL UNITS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading

H. 3327 -- Rep. Cato: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO PROVIDE THAT SCHOOL DAYS MISSED ON AUGUST 29 AND 30, 2002, BY THE STUDENTS OF SLATER-MARIETTA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL OF THE SCHOOL DISTRICT OF GREENVILLE COUNTY WHEN THE SCHOOL WAS CLOSED DUE TO ROOF AND STRUCTURAL 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
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Other proceedings
Message to Senate
Message from Senate
Ratified
Veto Message
Veto Overridden

H. 3328 -- Rep. G.M. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 59-111-110, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO FREE TUITION FOR CHILDREN OF FIREMEN, LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS, AND OTHER GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES TOTALLY DISABLED OR KILLED IN THE LINE OF DUTY, SO AS TO INCLUDE THE SPOUSE OF FIREMEN, LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS, AND GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES TOTALLY DISABLED OR KILLED IN THE LINE OF DUTY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3329 -- Reps. G.M. Smith and Cotty: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-515, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE UNLAWFUL ALTERATION, SALE, ISSUANCE, AND USE OF A DRIVER'S LICENSE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IT IS UNLAWFUL FOR A PERSON OPERATING A MOTOR VEHICLE TO KNOWINGLY AND WILFULLY GIVE FALSE INFORMATION TO A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER REGARDING HIS IDENTITY.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3330 -- Rep. G.M. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-6-2910, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE OFFENSE OF RECKLESS HOMICIDE, SO AS TO REVISE THE PENALTY FOR A PERSON WHO IS CONVICTED OF, PLEADS GUILTY TO, OR PLEADS NOLO CONTENDERE TO THIS OFFENSE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3331 -- Rep. G.M. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 56-5-2900 SO AS TO ESTABLISH THE OFFENSE OF VEHICULAR HOMICIDE, AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR A VIOLATION OF THIS OFFENSE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3332 -- Rep. G.M. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 44-53-391, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE UNLAWFUL ADVERTISEMENT FOR SALE, MANUFACTURE, SALE, DELIVERY, OR POSSESSION WITH INTENT TO SELL OR DELIVER PARAPHERNALIA, SO AS TO MAKE TECHNICAL CHANGES, AND TO REVISE THE PENALTIES.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended

H. 3333 -- Rep. G.M. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-2770, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO SIGNALS AND MARKINGS ON SCHOOL BUSES, AND PROCEDURES RELATING TO THE LEGAL PASSING OF A SCHOOL BUS, SO AS TO REVISE THE TYPE OF MARKINGS AND VISUAL SIGNALS THAT MUST EQUIP A SCHOOL BUS, TO REVISE THE CIRCUMSTANCES UPON WHICH A DRIVER OF A VEHICLE NEED NOT STOP WHEN TRAVELING IN THE OPPOSITE DIRECTION OF A SCHOOL BUS, OR OVERTAKE A SCHOOL BUS, TO PROVIDE THAT A SCHOOL BUS ROUTE THAT REQUIRES PASSENGERS TO BE LOADED OR OFF-LOADED ALONG A MULTI-LANE HIGHWAY OR ROAD MUST BE DESIGNED TO ENSURE THAT A STUDENT IS NOT REQUIRED TO CROSS THE HIGHWAY OR ROAD, AND TO DEFINE THE TERMS MULTI-LANE HIGHWAY AND MULTI-LANE PRIVATE ROAD; AND TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-2780, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PENALTIES FOR UNLAWFULLY PASSING A STOPPED SCHOOL BUS, SO AS TO MAKE A TECHNICAL CHANGE.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Point of Order
Ratified

H. 3334 -- Rep. G.M. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 1-11-730, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PERSONS ELIGIBLE TO PARTICIPATE IN STATE INSURANCE PLANS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT CERTAIN PERSONS WITH AT LEAST FIVE YEARS' STATE-COVERED ENTITY SERVICE WHO RETIRE WITH A WORK RELATED DISABILITY AND LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS WITH LESS THAN FIVE YEARS' STATE-COVERED ENTITY SERVICE WHO ARE PERMANENTLY DISABLED IN THE LINE OF DUTY AND WHOSE EMPLOYMENT IS TERMINATED AS A RESULT OF THE DISABILITY ARE ELIGIBLE FOR STATE HEALTH AND DENTAL INSURANCE PLANS AT STATE PAID PREMIUMS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3335 -- Rep. G.M. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND SECTIONS 9-1-10 AND 9-11-10, BOTH AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS FOR PURPOSES OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA RETIREMENT SYSTEM AND THE SOUTH CAROLINA POLICE OFFICERS RETIREMENT SYSTEM, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT "EARNABLE COMPENSATION" AND "COMPENSATION" MUST BE ADJUSTED TO ADD BACK ANY AMOUNT NOT RECEIVED BY A MEMBER OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA RETIREMENT SYSTEM OR SOUTH CAROLINA POLICE OFFICERS RETIREMENT SYSTEM AS A RESULT OF A MANDATORY FURLOUGH IMPOSED ON THE MEMBER DURING THE APPLICABLE PERIOD AS A RESULT OF REDUCTION IN APPROPRIATIONS FOR THE MEMBER'S EMPLOYER, TO REQUIRE THE MEMBER'S EMPLOYING AGENCY TO CERTIFY TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA RETIREMENT SYSTEM OR THE SOUTH CAROLINA POLICE OFFICERS RETIREMENT SYSTEM THE AMOUNT TO BE ADDED IN THE COMPUTATION OF EARNABLE COMPENSATION OR COMPENSATION AND TO WAIVE THE PAYMENT OF EMPLOYEE AND EMPLOYER CONTRIBUTIONS ON ANY AMOUNT ADDED TO EARNABLE COMPENSATION OR COMPENSATION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3336 -- Rep. G.M. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 23-6-100, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DISTINCTIVE UNIFORMS AND EMBLEMS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HIGHWAY PATROL AND STATE POLICE DIVISIONS WITHIN THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY, SO AS TO ESTABLISH THE BUREAU OF PROTECTIVE SERVICES DIVISION AND THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE ACADEMY POLICE DIVISION, TO RESTRICT THE SALE, MANUFACTURE, AND DISSEMINATION OF UNIFORMS AND EMBLEMS OF THE HIGHWAY PATROL AND STATE POLICE DIVISIONS, AND TO AUTHORIZE AN IMMEDIATE FAMILY MEMBER OF EITHER A HIGHWAY PATROLMAN OR A STATE POLICE OFFICER KILLED IN THE LINE OF DUTY TO RECEIVE THE DECEDENT'S SERVICE SIDEARM.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3337 -- Reps. G.M. Smith, Cotty and Sheheen: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 56-1-715 SO AS TO AUTHORIZE THE TRIAL OFFICER TO REDUCE A FOUR POINT VIOLATION TO A TWO POINT VIOLATION, WHEN A DEFENDANT PLEADS GUILTY OR NOLO CONTENDERE.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3338 -- Rep. G.M. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 16-17-530, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE OFFENSE OF PUBLIC DISORDERLY CONDUCT, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IT IS ILLEGAL TO USE OBSCENE OR PROFANE LANGUAGE THAT CREATES AN IMMINENT RISK OF VIOLENT REACTION FROM THE LANGUAGE AT CERTAIN LOCATIONS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading

H. 3339 -- Reps. Merrill, Edge and Hinson: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 12-6-1165 SO AS TO PROVIDE A DEDUCTION FROM SOUTH CAROLINA TAXABLE INCOME EQUAL TO THE FEDERAL INCOME TAX PERSONAL EXEMPTION ALLOWED A TAXPAYER WHO CLAIMS AS A DEPENDENT ON THE TAXPAYER'S FEDERAL INCOME TAX RETURN A PERSON WHO HAS ATTAINED THE AGE OF SIXTY-FIVE YEARS AND TO ALLOW THIS DEDUCTION ALSO FOR A TAXPAYER WHO WOULD BE ABLE TO CLAIM AS A DEPENDENT A PERSON WHO HAS ATTAINED THE AGE OF SIXTY-FIVE YEARS BUT FOR THE APPLICABLE INCOME TEST.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3340 -- Rep. Davenport: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 13-1-25 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT ALL MONIES USED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE IN CARRYING OUT ITS PURPOSES BE TREATED LIKE PUBLIC MONIES, NOTWITHSTANDING THEIR SOURCE, AND TO PROVIDE FOR REVIEW OF EXPENDITURES FOR COMPLIANCE AND REASONABLENESS; BY ADDING SECTION 13-1-55 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR AN ANNUAL ACCOUNTING TO THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE'S ECONOMIC EFFORTS FOR THE YEAR, COMPARISONS TO PAST STATE EFFORTS AND THOSE OF OTHER STATES, RELATIVE SUCCESSES AS AGAINST DEPARTMENT PROJECTIONS, AND PLANS FOR FUTURE EFFORTS, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE ANNUAL ACCOUNTING TO THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY INCLUDE THE RECEIPT AND USE OF PRIVATE FUNDS BY THE DEPARTMENT AND THE RECEIPT OF ADDITIONAL COMPENSATION BY DEPARTMENT EMPLOYEES; TO AMEND SECTION 13-1-45, RELATING TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA WATER AND WASTEWATER INFRASTRUCTURE FUND AND POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR TREATMENT OF MONIES IN THE FUND LIKE PUBLIC MONIES, NOTWITHSTANDING THEIR SOURCE, AND TO REQUIRE REVIEW OF EXPENDITURES FOR COMPLIANCE AND REASONABLENESS; TO AMEND SECTION 13-1-1720, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE PURPOSES AND DUTIES OF THE COORDINATING COUNCIL FOR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT PRIVATE FUNDS AND FOUNDATION GRANT MONIES USED BY THE COUNCIL IN CARRYING OUT ITS PURPOSE BE TREATED LIKE PUBLIC MONIES AND TO PROVIDE FOR REVIEW OF EXPENDITURES FOR COMPLIANCE AND REASONABLENESS; AND TO AMEND SECTION 30-4-40, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO MATTERS EXEMPT FROM THE DISCLOSURE PROVISIONS OF THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT MATERIALS RELATIVE TO THE ATTRACTION OF INDUSTRY OR BUSINESS TO THE STATE ARE SUBJECT TO DISCLOSURE ONCE NEGOTIATIONS BETWEEN THE INDUSTRY OR BUSINESS AND THE PUBLIC BODY ARE COMPLETED.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3341 -- Rep. Lee: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO NAME A CERTAIN PORTION OF UNITED STATES HIGHWAY 221 IN SPARTANBURG COUNTY AS "MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. MEMORIAL HIGHWAY" AND TO INSTALL APPROPRIATE MARKERS OR SIGNS ALONG THIS PORTION OF HIGHWAY CONTAINING THE WORDS "MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. MEMORIAL HIGHWAY".
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Adopted
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence
Message to Senate

H. 3342 -- Rep. Merrill: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO AUTHORIZE THE SOUTH CAROLINA STATE PORTS AUTHORITY TO PROCEED WITH THE PERMITTING AND DEVELOPMENT OF A MARINE CARGO TERMINAL ON THE SOUTHERN END OF THE FORMER CHARLESTON NAVAL BASE, AND TO ENCOURAGE THE EXPEDITIOUS ISSUE OF NECESSARY PERMITS TOWARD THAT END.
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2nd Reading
3rd Reading
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H. 3343 -- Reps. Talley, Anthony, Davenport, Lee, Littlejohn, Mahaffey, Sinclair, W.D. Smith, Walker, Allen, Altman, Bailey, Bales, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Branham, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chellis, Clark, Clemmons, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Delleney, Duncan, Easterday, Edge, Emory, Freeman, Frye, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Hagood, Hamilton, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jennings, Keegan, Kennedy, Kirsh, Koon, Leach, Limehouse, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Richardson, Rivers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sheheen, Simrill, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, Snow, Stewart, Stille, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Umphlett, Vaughn, Viers, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Wilkins, Witherspoon and Young: 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 12, 2003, 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. 3344 -- Reps. Cato, Kirsh, Jennings, Battle, Harvin, J.E. Smith, Sheheen, Thompson, Trotter, Bingham, Chellis, Edge, Hamilton, Harrell, Harrison, Kennedy, Quinn, Richardson, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, W.D. Smith, Young, Barfield, Breeland, J. Brown, Clyburn, Cotty, Haskins, Huggins, Lourie, Merrill, Perry, Rice, Simrill, Taylor, Umphlett, Witherspoon, Bales, Lloyd, McCraw, Tripp, Walker, Limehouse, Hagood, Toole, Hinson, Loftis, Weeks, Clemmons, Owens and McLeod: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 58-9-10, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS PERTINENT TO THE REGULATION OF TELEPHONE COMPANIES, SO AS TO PROVIDE A DEFINITION FOR "BROADBAND SERVICE"; AND TO AMEND SECTION 58-9-280, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE CIRCUMSTANCES REQUIRING A TELEPHONE COMPANY TO OBTAIN A CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC CONVENIENCE AND NECESSITY, SO AS TO EXEMPT BROADBAND SERVICE FROM REGULATION BY THE PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION AND TO PROVIDE AN EXCEPTION FOR FACILITIES USED BY RURAL TELEPHONE COMPANIES FOR THE PROVISION OF BROADBAND SERVICE, TO CLARIFY THAT THIS ACT DOES NOT AFFECT THE COMMISSION'S AUTHORITY WITH RESPECT TO SERVICES OTHER THAN BROADBAND SERVICE AND DOES NOT RELIEVE AN INCUMBENT LOCAL EXCHANGE CARRIER OF ITS OBLIGATIONS UNDER FEDERAL LAW TO PROVIDE NEW LOCAL EXCHANGE CARRIERS WITH UNBUNDLED ACCESS TO NETWORK ELEMENTS OR INTERCONNECTION, TO SPECIFY INFORMATION THAT THE COMMISSION MUST COMPILE IN ORDER TO MONITOR THE STATUS OF LOCAL TELEPHONE COMPETITION IN THE STATE, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THIS ACT DOES NOT PRECLUDE THE COMMISSION FROM ASSESSING BROADBAND SERVICE REVENUES FOR PURPOSES OF CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE USF.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor removed
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Amended
Debate Adjourned
Point of Order
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 3345 -- Reps. G.M. Smith, Weeks, G. Brown, Coates, Allen, Altman, Anthony, Bailey, Bales, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Branham, Breeland, J. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chellis, Clark, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Easterday, Edge, Emory, Freeman, Frye, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Hagood, Hamilton, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jennings, Keegan, Kennedy, Kirsh, Koon, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Richardson, Rivers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sheheen, Simrill, Sinclair, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Snow, Stewart, Stille, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Umphlett, Vaughn, Viers, Walker, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Wilkins, Witherspoon and Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND AND CONGRATULATE THE HONORABLE D. LESLIE TINDAL OF PINEWOOD FOR TWENTY YEARS OF DEDICATED SERVICE AS COMMISSIONER OF AGRICULTURE IN SOUTH CAROLINA, AND TO EXTEND BEST WISHES TO HIM AND HIS FAMILY UPON HIS RETIREMENT.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3346 -- Reps. G.M. Smith, Weeks, G. Brown, Coates, Allen, Altman, Anthony, Bailey, Bales, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Branham, Breeland, J. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chellis, Clark, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Easterday, Edge, Emory, Freeman, Frye, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Hagood, Hamilton, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jennings, Keegan, Kennedy, Kirsh, Koon, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Richardson, Rivers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sheheen, Simrill, Sinclair, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Snow, Stewart, Stille, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Umphlett, Vaughn, Viers, Walker, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Wilkins, Witherspoon and Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE SINCERE SORROW OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES UPON THE DEATH OF JOHN MATTISON MAHON, SENIOR, OF SUMTER THURSDAY, DECEMBER 5, 2002, AND TO CONVEY DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO HIS FAMILY AND MANY FRIENDS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3347 -- Reps. G.M. Smith, Weeks, G. Brown, Coates, Allen, Altman, Anthony, Bailey, Bales, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Branham, Breeland, J. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chellis, Clark, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Easterday, Edge, Emory, Freeman, Frye, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Hagood, Hamilton, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jennings, Keegan, Kennedy, Kirsh, Koon, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Richardson, Rivers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sheheen, Simrill, Sinclair, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Snow, Stewart, Stille, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Umphlett, Vaughn, Viers, Walker, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Wilkins, Witherspoon and Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE DEEPEST SYMPATHY OF THE MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE FAMILY AND MANY FRIENDS OF DR. JAMES EDWARD BELL, JR., OF SANTEE WHO DIED DURING THE LEGISLATIVE INTERIM.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3348 -- Reps. G.M. Smith, Weeks, G. Brown, Coates, Allen, Altman, Anthony, Bailey, Bales, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Branham, Breeland, J. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chellis, Clark, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Easterday, Edge, Emory, Freeman, Frye, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Hagood, Hamilton, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jennings, Keegan, Kennedy, Kirsh, Koon, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Richardson, Rivers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sheheen, Simrill, Sinclair, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Snow, Stewart, Stille, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Umphlett, Vaughn, Viers, Walker, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Wilkins, Witherspoon and Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE AND COMMEND DOCTOR CHARLES ROBERT PROPST OF SUMTER ON RECEIVING SOUTH CAROLINA'S HIGHEST HONOR IN THE PEDIATRIC FIELD, THE WILLIAM WESTON DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN PEDIATRICS FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA SCHOOL OF MEDICINE, AND TO WISH HIM MUCH SUCCESS AND HAPPINESS IN HIS FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3349 -- Reps. G.M. Smith, Weeks, G. Brown, Coates, Allen, Altman, Anthony, Bailey, Bales, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Branham, Breeland, J. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chellis, Clark, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Easterday, Edge, Emory, Freeman, Frye, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Hagood, Hamilton, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jennings, Keegan, Kennedy, Kirsh, Koon, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Richardson, Rivers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sheheen, Simrill, Sinclair, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Snow, Stewart, Stille, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Umphlett, Vaughn, Viers, Walker, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Wilkins, Witherspoon and Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND AND CONGRATULATE MARION RICKS OF SUMTER FOR THE COURAGE AND HEROISM HE DISPLAYED WHEN HE FOUND AN ABANDONED BABY GIRL IN AN OVERGROWN VACANT LOT IN SUMTER ON JULY 24, 2002.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3350 -- Reps. G.M. Smith, Weeks, G. Brown and Coates: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO ERECT ALL-WAY STOP SIGNS AT THE INTERSECTION OF CAIN'S MILL ROAD AND CLIPPER ROAD IN SUMTER COUNTY.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Recommitted
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned

H. 3351 -- Reps. G.M. Smith, Weeks, G. Brown, Coates, Allen, Altman, Anthony, Bailey, Bales, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Branham, Breeland, J. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chellis, Clark, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Easterday, Edge, Emory, Freeman, Frye, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Hagood, Hamilton, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jennings, Keegan, Kennedy, Kirsh, Koon, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Richardson, Rivers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sheheen, Simrill, Sinclair, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Snow, Stewart, Stille, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Umphlett, Vaughn, Viers, Walker, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Wilkins, Witherspoon and Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND AND CONGRATULATE DR. PERRY DAVIS OF PINEWOOD FOR HIS CONTINUED ENTHUSIASM AND DEDICATION TO THE MEDICAL PROFESSION AND TO EXTEND BEST WISHES TO HIM AND HIS FAMILY UPON HIS RETIREMENT AFTER FORTY-THREE YEARS OF SERVICE TO THE CITIZENS OF PINEWOOD AND SUMTER COUNTY.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3352 -- Reps. G.M. Smith, Weeks, G. Brown, Coates, Allen, Altman, Anthony, Bailey, Bales, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Branham, Breeland, J. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chellis, Clark, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Easterday, Edge, Emory, Freeman, Frye, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Hagood, Hamilton, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jennings, Keegan, Kennedy, Kirsh, Koon, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Richardson, Rivers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sheheen, Simrill, Sinclair, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Snow, Stewart, Stille, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Umphlett, Vaughn, Viers, Walker, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Wilkins, Witherspoon and Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND AND CONGRATULATE DARIUS JENKINS OF SUMTER FOR THE COURAGE AND HEROISM HE DISPLAYED WHEN HE FOUND AN ABANDONED BABY GIRL IN AN OVERGROWN VACANT LOT IN SUMTER ON JULY 24, 2002.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3353 -- Reps. Rhoad, Ott, Frye, Koon, Snow, Witherspoon, R. Brown, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, J.E. Smith, Hayes, Anthony, Bales, G. Brown, Emory, Kennedy, Kirsh, Limehouse, McCraw, J.M. Neal, Phillips, Rivers, Scarborough, G.M. Smith, Tripp, Umphlett and Lloyd: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 13 TO CHAPTER 11, TITLE 50, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR REGULATION AND PERMITTING OF FOX AND COYOTE HUNTING ENCLOSURES, PROVIDE THAT IT IS UNLAWFUL TO BUY, SELL, TRANSFER, POSSESS, OR RELEASE A LIVE COYOTE, COYOTE-HYBRID, OR FOX WITHIN THE STATE EXCEPT AS PERMITTED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES PURSUANT TO THIS TITLE, TO REGULATE THE PURCHASE, SALE, POSSESSION, TRAPPING, DESTRUCTION, OR RELEASE OF CERTAIN ANIMALS IN THIS STATE, AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS OF THIS ARTICLE; TO AMEND SECTION 50-11-710, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO NIGHT HUNTING BEING UNLAWFUL WITH CERTAIN EXCEPTIONS, SO AS TO INCLUDE COYOTES WITHIN THE EXCEPTIONS TO NIGHT HUNTING; TO AMEND SECTION 50-11-1145, RELATING TO TRAPPING AND RELEASE OF PREDATORY ANIMALS WITHIN ENCLOSURES FOR RUNNING RABBITS, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR TRAPS THAT MAY BE USED AND FOR THE RELEASE OR DESTRUCTION OF CERTAIN PREDATORY ANIMALS; TO AMEND SECTION 50-11-1765, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PPOSSESSION, SALE, OR IMPORTATION OF LIVE WOLVES AND COYOTES, SO AS TO DELETE COYOTES FROM THE SECTION; TO AMEND SECTION 50-11-2480, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PERSONS NOT REQUIRED TO OBTAIN FUR DEALER, BUYER, OR PROCESSOR'S LICENSE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT AN OWNER OR OPERATOR OF A FOX AND COYOTE HUNTING ENCLOSURE WHO PURCHASES LIVE FOXES OR COYOTES FOR RELEASE INTO THE ENCLOSURE IS NOT REQUIRED TO OBTAIN A FUR DEALER, BUYER, OR PROCESSOR'S LICENSE; TO AMEND SECTION 50-11-2460, RELATING TO TRAPS ALLOWED FOR TRAPPING AND BEARING THE OWNER'S NAME AND ADDRESS, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR WHEN CERTAIN BODY GRIPPING TRAPS AND CERTAIN FOOT-HOLD TRAPS MAY BE USED; AND TO REPEAL SECTION 50-11-1760, RELATING TO BRINGING INTO OR RELEASING A COYOTE IN THIS STATE BEING UNLAWFUL, SECTION 50-11-1770, RELATING TO THE SALE OR SHIPMENT OF LIVE FOXES WITHIN THE STATE BEING UNLAWFUL, SECTION 50-11-2410, RELATING TO THE USE OF CERTAIN TRAPS BEING PROHIBITED, AND SECTION 50-11-2415, RELATING TO THE USE OF CERTAIN RUBBER PADDED STEEL FOOT-HOLD TRAPS TO CAPTURE FOX.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Point of Order
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 3354 -- Reps. Cotty, Cato, Wilkins, Freeman, Lourie, Ott, Richardson, Young, Harrison, Huggins, White, Scarborough, Harrell, Bales, Clemmons, Thompson, Hagood and Sandifer: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 41-1-110 SO AS TO AFFIRM THE AT-WILL NATURE OF EMPLOYMENT RELATIONSHIPS IN SOUTH CAROLINA AND TO PROVIDE A SPECIFIC MANNER BY WHICH TO CREATE EMPLOYMENT RELATIONSHIPS GOVERNED BY AN EXPRESS CONTRACT.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3355 -- Reps. Townsend and Stille: A BILL TO PROVIDE THAT BEGINNING WITH SCHOOL YEAR 2003-2004, THE STARTING DATE AND ENDING DATE FOR THE ANNUAL SCHOOL TERM OF SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 3 OF ANDERSON COUNTY MUST BE SET BY THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE DISTRICT IN ITS SOLE DISCRETION PROVIDED THAT THE ANNUAL SCHOOL TERM MUST COMPLY WITH ALL REQUIREMENTS OF SECTION 59-1-420 RELATING TO LENGTH OF THE SCHOOL TERM.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading

H. 3356 -- Reps. Wilkins, W.D. Smith, Harrison, Harrell, J. Brown, Cato, Witherspoon, Townsend and Chellis: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION INVITING HIS EXCELLENCY, MARSHALL CLEMENT (MARK) SANFORD, JR., GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, TO ADDRESS THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY IN JOINT SESSION AT 7:00 P.M. ON WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 22, 2003, IN THE CHAMBER OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.
Introduced and Adopted
Other proceedings
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3357 -- Rep. Bingham: A BILL TO AMEND TITLE 59, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO EDUCATION, BY ADDING CHAPTER 42 SO AS TO ESTABLISH THE GOVERNOR'S SCHOOL FOR TEACHING, LEARNING, AND TECHNOLOGY AS A RESOURCE FOR ALL PUBLIC SCHOOLS IN THE STATE, TO PROVIDE FOR A GOVERNING BOARD FOR THE SCHOOL, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE MANNER THE SCHOOL IS ESTABLISHED, OPERATED, AND FUNDED.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3358 -- Reps. Bingham, Clark, Toole and Cotty: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 61-6-120, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PROXIMITY REQUIREMENTS FOR ESTABLISHMENTS AND PLACES OF BUSINESS WITH LIQUOR LICENSES, SO AS TO EXTEND THESE REQUIREMENTS TO PUBLIC LIBRARIES AND TO DEFINE PUBLIC LIBRARIES FOR THIS PURPOSE.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3359 -- Rep. Kirsh: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 8-15-70, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT AN OFFICER OR EMPLOYEE OF THE STATE OR A LOCAL GOVERNMENT AGENCY MAY NOT USE A VOICE MAIL SYSTEM IF THE OFFICER OR EMPLOYEE IS AT HIS REGULARLY ASSIGNED WORKSTATION AND HIS TELEPHONE IS FUNCTIONAL AND AVAILABLE FOR USE UNLESS THE VOICE MAIL SYSTEM PROVIDES THE CALLER WITH ACCESS TO A NONELECTRONIC ATTENDANT OR AUTOMATICALLY TRANSFERS THE CALLER TO A NONELECTRONIC ATTENDANT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3360 -- Reps. R. Brown and Rhoad: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 50-5-1705, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO CATCH LIMITS FOR CERTAIN SALTWATER FISH, SO AS TO CHANGE THE CATCH LIMIT FOR RED DRUM FROM TWO TO FIVE IN ANY ONE DAY.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Committed

H. 3361 -- Rep. Cato: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 59-1-430, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE REQUIREMENT THAT SCHOOL DAYS MISSED DUE TO WEATHER CONDITIONS MUST BE MADE UP, SO AS TO ALSO INCLUDE DAYS MISSED FOR OTHER DISRUPTIONS, TO REQUIRE SCHOOL DISTRICTS TO DESIGNATE THREE MAKE UP DAYS ANNUALLY, TO AUTHORIZE LENGTHENING OF SCHOOL DAYS OR OPERATING ON SATURDAY IF THE DESIGNATED DAYS HAVE BEEN USED, AND TO AUTHORIZE LEGISLATION WAIVING THE REQUIREMENT TO MAKE UP DAYS AND LEGISLATION AUTHORIZING A SCHOOL BOARD TO FORGIVE UP TO THREE DAYS MISSED; TO AMEND SECTION 59-1-420, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE LENGTH OF THE STATUTORY SCHOOL TERM, SO AS TO CROSS REFERENCE THE EXCEPTION PROVIDED FOR IN SECTION 59-1-430; TO AMENDED SECTION 59-19-90, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO POWERS AND DUTIES OF SCHOOL BOARD TRUSTEES, SO AS TO REQUIRE TRUSTEES TO ESTABLISH THE ANNUAL SCHOOL CALENDAR, INCLUDING, AMONG OTHER THINGS, START AND END DATES AND MAKE-UP DAYS; TO ADD SECTION 59-18-1310 SO AS TO CONSOLIDATE CERTAIN STRATEGIC PLANS AND IIMPROVEMENT REPORTS REQUIRED OF PUBLIC SCHOOLS AND DISTRICTS AND TO REVISE THE DATES FOR SUBMITTING THESE REPORTS; TO AMEND SECTION 59-18-360, RELATING TO THE REVIEW OF THE STATE STANDARDS AND ASSESSMENTS OF EACH ACADEMIC AREA CONDUCTED BY THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION AND THE EDUCATION OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE, SO AS TO CHANGE THIS REVIEW TO A MINIMUM OF ONCE EVERY SEVEN, RATHER THAN FOUR, YEARS; TO ADD SECTION 59-63-333 SO AS TO REQUIRE THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO CONFORM CERTAIN PROVISIONS OF THE SCHOOL CRIME REPORT ACT TO COMPLY WITH THE FEDERAL "NO CHILD LEFT BEHIND ACT OF 2001" WHICH REQUIRES REPORTS ON PERSISTENTLY DANGEROUS SCHOOLS AND CRIMES RESULTING IN SUSPENSIONS AND EXPULSIONS AND TO CONFORM CERTAIN STUDENT HANDBOOK PROVISIONS WITH THESE REQUIREMENTS; AND TO REPEAL SECTION 59-5-71 RELATING TO THE STATEWIDE UNIFORM STARTING DATE FOR PUBLIC SCHOOLS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Amended
Senate Amendments Amended
Request for Debate
Point of Order
Point of Order
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Conference Committee
Free Conference Committee
Adopted
Message to Senate
Message from Senate
Message from Senate
Message from Senate
Ratified

H. 3362 -- 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 OF THE INCOME TAX FOR ALL INSURANCE COMPANIES BASED UPON A PERCENTAGE OF NONCOMMISSION COMPENSATION PAID TO SOUTH CAROLINA EMPLOYEES; BY ADDING SECTION 38-7-97 SO AS TO PROVIDE A CREDIT FOR MUNICIPAL LICENSE FEES AND TAXES FOR INSURANCE COMPANIES ORGANIZED AS LIFE AND HEALTH INSURERS; 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 TTO PAY THE INCOME TAX FROM THE EXEMPTION; TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-2290, 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 38-7-190, 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 PURSUANT TO SECTION 38-7-90; AND TO AMEND SECTION 38-29-160, RELATING TO PPRODUCTION 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. 3363 -- Rep. White: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 12-6-3395 SO AS TO ALLOW A TAX CREDIT OF FIFTEEN PERCENT OF THE TOTAL AMOUNT OF PREMIUMS PAID BY A TAXPAYER PURSUANT TO A LONG-TERM CARE INSURANCE CONTRACT, UP TO THREE HUNDRED FIFTY DOLLARS FOR EACH TAXABLE YEAR FOR EACH CONTRACT, AND TO PROHIBIT A DOUBLE BENEFIT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3364 -- Reps. Snow, Kennedy, Battle, Hayes, Rhoad, Branham, Witherspoon, Barfield and Coates: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-21-620, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE LICENSE TAX ON TOBACCO PRODUCTS, SO AS TO REDUCE THE CIGARETTE TAX FROM SEVEN CENTS A PACK TO TWO CENTS A PACK AND TO DEDICATE ALL REVENUE OF THE LICENSE TAX ON CIGARETTES TO THE MEDICAID EXPANSION FUND.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3365 -- Reps. Townsend, Altman, Gilham, J. Hines and J.M. Neal: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 56-1-5 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT AND DUTIES OF THE DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES, THE DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES COMMISSION, AND THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES; AND TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-10, AS AMENDED, SO AS TO REVISE THE DEFINITION OF THE TERM "DEPARTMENT".
Introduced and Committed

H. 3366 -- Rep. Ott: A JOINT RESOLUTION ALLOWING A CORPORATE INCOME TAX CREDIT EQUAL TO TEN PERCENT OF AMOUNTS EXPENDED BY A MANUFACTURER TO PROVIDE AN ADEQUATE WATER SUPPLY FOR ITS OPERATIONS IF THESE EXPENDITURES ARE NECESSITATED BY THE DRAWDOWN OF LAKE MURRAY OR DROUGHT CONDITIONS REDUCING THE FLOW OF THE SALUDA OR CONGAREE RIVERS AT ANY TIME OF THE YEAR; TO PROVIDE THAT THIS CREDIT IS ALLOWED FOR EXPENDITURES MADE IN THE YEARS 2002 THROUGH 2006, AND TO PROVIDE A FIVE-YEAR CARRY FORWARD OF ANY UNUSED CREDIT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3367 -- Reps. Limehouse, Ceips, Hagood, Harrell and Scarborough: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 50-5-1705, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO SIZE LIMITS FOR TAKING CERTAIN SALTWATER FISH; AND TO AMEND SECTION 50-5-1710, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO CREEL LIMITS FOR CERTAIN SALTWATER FISH, BOTH SO AS TO AUTHORIZE THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES TO ESTABLISH AND ADJUST SIZE AND CREEL LIMITS FOR TWELVE PRIORITY SALTWATER FISH WITHIN LIMITS APPROVED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3368 -- Reps. J.R. Smith, Clark, Clyburn, Perry, D.C. Smith and Stewart: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO NAME THE PORTION OF INTERSTATE HIGHWAY 520 IN AIKEN COUNTY AS "PALMETTO PARKWAY" AND TO INSTALL APPROPRIATE MARKERS OR SIGNS AT PLACES ALONG THIS HIGHWAY CONTAINING THE WORDS "PALMETTO PARKWAY".
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3369 -- Reps. Sandifer, Harrell, Witherspoon, Cotty, Young, Neilson and Bales: 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
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H. 3370 -- Reps. J.M. Neal and Emory: A BILL TO PROVIDE THAT BEGINNING WITH SCHOOL YEAR 2003-2004, THE STARTING DATE AND ENDING DATE FOR THE ANNUAL SCHOOL TERM OF LANCASTER COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT MUST BE SET BY THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE DISTRICT IN ITS SOLE DISCRETION PROVIDED THAT THE ANNUAL SCHOOL TERM MUST COMPLY WITH ALL REQUIREMENTS OF SECTION 59-1-420 RELATING TO THE LENGTH OF THE SCHOOL TERM.
Introduced and Committed
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2nd Reading
3rd Reading

H. 3371 -- Reps. Rice, McGee and Cotty: A BILL TO ENACT THE "SOUTH CAROLINA HEALTH, HUMAN, AND MEDICAID SERVICES REORGANIZATION AND ACCOUNTABILITY ACT OF 2003"; TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 1-30-125 SO AS TO CREATE THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH, HUMAN, AND MEDICAID SERVICES TO BE HEADED BY A SECRETARY TO BE APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR UPON THE ADVICE AND CONSENT OF THE SENATE WHICH IS THE SINGLE STATE AGENCY RESPONSIBLE FOR OVERSEEING ALL OTHER STATE HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICE AGENCIES AND FOR THE DELIVER OF HEALTH, HUMAN, AND MEDICAID SERVICES TO THE CITIZENS OF THIS STATE, AND TO PROVIDE THAT EXISTING SPECIFIED AGENCIES AND DEPARTMENTS OF THIS STATE MUST BECOME PART OF THIS NEWLY CREATED DEPARTMENT; BY ADDING CHAPTER 64 TO TITLE 2 SO AS TO ESTABLISH A JOINT LEGISLATIVE COMMITTEE ON HEALTH, HUMAN, AND MEDICAID SERVICES AND TO PROVIDE FOR ITS MEMBERSHIP, FUNCTIONS, DUTIES, AND RESPONSIBILITIES; BY ADDING CHAPTER 8 TO TITLE 44 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR A MEDICAID COST CONTAINMENT ACTION PLAN; BY ADDING SECTION 44-8-50 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR A DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH, HUMAN, AND MEDICAID SERVICES ENTERPRISE INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY SYSTEM; BY ADDING SECTION 2-15-67 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE LEGISLATIVE AUDIT COUNCIL SHALL EMPLOY A SENIOR AUDITOR AND OTHER AUDITORS NECESSARY TO PERFORM REGULAR AUDITS OF THE ENTITIES IN THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH, HUMAN, AND MEDICAID SERVICES; BY ADDING SECTION 12-21-625 SO AS TO IMPOSE AN ADDITIONAL LICENSE TAX ON EACH CIGARETTE SUBJECT TO THE LICENSE TAX ON CIGARETTES IN AN AMOUNT EQUAL TO 2.1 CENTS ON EACH CIGARETTE, TO ESTABLISH THE HEALTH, HUMAN, AND MEDICAID SERVICES REORGANIZATION AND ACCOUNTABILITY FUND TO RECEIVE THE REVENUE OF THIS TAX AND PROVIDE FOR THE USE OF THIS FUND FOR REORGANIZATION AND PUBLIC HEALTH PURPOSES, TO CREATE A MEDICAID MATCHING FUND, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE COLLECTION AND ENFORCEMENT OF THIS ADDITIONAL TAX; AND TO AMEND SECTION 44-6-155, RELATING TO THE MEDICAID EXPANSION FUND, SO AS TO INCLUDE WITHIN THE FUND THE TAX IMPOSED BY SECTION 12-21-625.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3372 -- Reps. White, Cooper, Cato, Hinson, Keegan, Perry, Rice, Sandifer, Scarborough, Stille, Tripp, Trotter and Walker: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 15-5-47 SO AS TO PROVIDE CIVIL LAWSUIT PROTECTION FOR PHYSICIANS, OPTOMETRISTS, NURSE PRACTITIONERS, AND PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS WHO PRESCRIBE FDA APPROVED DRUGS; TO AMEND TITLE 15 OF THE 1976 CODE BY ADDING CHAPTERS 32 AND 40 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR CERTAIN LIMITS ON THE AMOUNT AND TYPES OF DAMAGE AWARDS IN PERSONAL INJURY ACTIONS, TO PROVIDE FOR FINDINGS WHICH MUST BE MADE WITH REGARD TO SUCH DAMAGE AWARDS, TO PROVIDE THAT IN TORT ACTIONS EVIDENCE OF COLLATERAL SOURCE PAYMENTS WHICH HAVE BEEN PAID OR MAY BE DUE THE CLAIMANT MAY BE INTRODUCED IN EVIDENCE, TO PROVIDE THAT THE TRIER OF FACT MUST CONSIDER THE COLLATERAL SOURCE PAYMENTS WHEN DETERMINING THE AMOUNT OF DAMAGES, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE TRIER OF FACT MUST MAKE CERTAIN FACTUAL FINDINGS WITH REGARD TO ITS DAMAGE AWARD; TO AMEND SECTION 15-7-20, RELATING TO ACTIONS WHICH MUST BE TRIED WHERE THE CAUSE OF ACTION AROSE, SO AS TO REQUIRE THAT AN ACTION AGAINST CERTAIN HEALTH CARE PPROFESSIONALS BE BROUGHT IN THE COUNTY WHERE THE ALLEGED ACT OR OMISSION OCCURRED; AND TO AMEND SECTION 15-38-20, RELATING TO THE RIGHT OF CONTRIBUTION, SO AS TO REVISE THE LIMITATION OF JOINT AND SEVERAL LIABILITY FOR DAMAGES CAUSED BY TWO OR MORE MEDICAL DEFENDANTS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3373 -- Reps. Bingham, Clark and Toole: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 56-5-2925 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON WHO UNINTENTIONALLY CAUSES THE DEATH OF ANOTHER PERSON WHILE VIOLATING A STATE LAW OR LOCAL ORDINANCE WHICH APPLIES TO THE OPERATION OR USE OF A VEHICLE, OR TO THE REGULATION OF TRAFFIC UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES IS GUILTY OF A MISDEMEANOR, AND TO PROVIDE A PENALTY; AND BY ADDING SECTION 56-5-2956 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A CHEMICAL TEST MUST BE ADMINISTERED ON CERTAIN OPERATORS OF MOTOR VEHICLES AND DECEDENTS INVOLVED IN CERTAIN MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENTS.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3374 -- Rep. Bingham: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 42 TO CHAPTER 3, TITLE 56 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.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3375 -- Reps. Wilkins, Allen, Cato, Hamilton, Haskins, Leach, Loftis, Rice, F.N. Smith, Taylor, Tripp, Vaughn, Altman, Anthony, Bailey, Bales, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Branham, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Ceips, Chellis, Clark, Clemmons, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Emory, Freeman, Frye, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Hagood, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Hayes, Herbkersman, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jennings, Keegan, Kennedy, Kirsh, Koon, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Quinn, Rhoad, Richardson, Rivers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sheheen, Simrill, Sinclair, Skelton, D.C. Smith, G.M. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Snow, Stewart, Stille, Talley, Thompson, Toole, Townsend, Trotter, Umphlett, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Witherspoon and Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION RECOGNIZING OUR FORMER COLLEAGUE, MICHAEL E. EASTERDAY OF SIMPSONVILLE, FOR HIS EIGHT YEARS OF DISTINGUISHED SERVICE TO AND ESTEEMED LEADERSHIP IN THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, AND SENDING HIM OFF TO HIS NEW POSITION AS LEGISLATIVE DIRECTOR IN THE OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR WITH OUR FONDEST HOPES FOR MUCH CONTINUED SUCCESS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3376 -- Rep. Lloyd: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND AND CONGRATULATE OFFICER CECIL GARRICK OF COLLETON COUNTY ON BEING PROMOTED TO THE RANK OF UNITED STATES AIR FORCE CHIEF MASTER SERGEANT AND TO WISH HIM CONTINUED SUCCESS DURING HIS MILITARY CAREER.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3377 -- Rep. Haskins: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO PROVIDE THAT SCHOOL DAYS MISSED DURING THE SCHOOL WEEK OF DECEMBER 2 THROUGH DECEMBER 6, 2002, BY THE STUDENTS OF ANY SCHOOL IN THE SCHOOL DISTRICT OF GREENVILLE 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.
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Veto Overridden

H. 3378 -- Reps. Kirsh, F.N. Smith and Stille: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-5-15 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT BEGINNING JULY 1, 2003, THE POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION AS PROVIDED BY LAW SHALL BE DEVOLVED UPON THE STATE SUPERINTENDENT OF EDUCATION.
Introduced and Committed
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Proposed Amended
Proposed Amended
Recommitted
Debate Adjourned
Request for Debate
Point of Order

H. 3379 -- Rep. Davenport: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-220, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE EYE EXAMINATION REQUIRED FOR THE RENEWAL OF A DRIVER'S LICENSE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE EYE EXAMINATION MAY BE MADE BY A MECHANICAL DEVICE AUTHORIZED BY LAW OR A PERSON WHO OPERATES CERTAIN DEVICES WHICH PERFORM EYE EXAMINATIONS IN ADDITION TO OTHER AUTHORIZED PERSONS, AND TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON WHOSE VISION REQUIRES CORRECTION MAY NOT OMIT THAT CORRECTION DURING A MECHANICAL EXAMINATION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3380 -- Rep. Davenport: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 5-3-280, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE REQUIREMENTS FOR THE REDUCTION OF CORPORATE LIMITS OF A MUNICIPALITY, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE REDUCTION MUST BE APPROVED BY AN AFFIRMATIVE VOTE OF A MAJORITY OF THE QUALIFIED RESIDENTS OF THE AREA RESIDING IN THE AREA TO BE CUT OFF RATHER THAN A MAJORITY OF THE QUALIFIED ELECTORS OF THE MUNICIPALITY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3381 -- Rep. Davenport: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 56-3-252 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT EACH COUNTY TREASURER MUST POST A SIGN IN EACH OFFICE THAT ACCEPTS PAYMENT FOR MOTOR VEHICLE PROPERTY TAXES AND REGISTRATION FEES THAT INFORMS THE PUBLIC THAT UPON PAYMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLE PROPERTY TAXES AND REGISTRATION FEES THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY WILL FORWARD TO A PERSON HIS NEW MOTOR VEHICLE VALIDATION STICKER OR LICENSE PLATE, OR BOTH, AND HIS REGISTRATION CARD, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE INFORMATION CONTAINED ON THE SIGN MUST BE PROVIDED IN WRITTEN FORM TO EACH PERSON ONCE HE PAYS HIS MOTOR VEHICLE PROPERTY TAXES AND REGISTRATION FEES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3382 -- Rep. Davenport: 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 LICENSES RENEWED, SO AS TO DELETE THE PROVISIONS RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF A CONDITIONAL DRIVER'S LICENSE, AND TO REVISE THE AGE OF A PERSON WHO MAY BE ISSUED A BEGINNER'S PERMIT; TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-50, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF A BEGINNER'S PERMIT, SO AS TO REVISE THE AGE OF A PERSON WHO MAY APPLY FOR A BEGINNER'S PERMIT AND WHO IS NOT REQUIRED TO OBTAIN A BEGINNER'S PERMIT TO OPERATE A MOTOR VEHICLE; AND TO REPEAL SECTIONS 56-1-175 AND 56-1-176, BOTH RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF A CONDITIONAL DRIVER'S LICENSE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3383 -- Rep. Davenport: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 12-45-77 SO AS TO ALLOW QUARTERLY PAYMENTS OF PROPERTY TAXES BY SMALL BUSINESSES AND TO DEFINE "SMALL BUSINESS".
Introduced and Committed

H. 3384 -- Rep. Littlejohn: 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

H. 3385 -- Reps. Sheheen and Cotty: A BILL TO PROVIDE THAT BEGINNING WITH SCHOOL YEAR 2003-2004, THE STARTING DATE AND ENDING DATE FOR THE ANNUAL SCHOOL TERM OF THE KERSHAW COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT MUST BE SET BY THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE DISTRICT IN ITS SOLE DISCRETION PROVIDED THAT THE ANNUAL SCHOOL TERM MUST COMPLY WITH ALL REQUIREMENTS OF SECTION 59-1-420 RELATING TO LENGTH OF THE SCHOOL TERM.
Introduced and Committed
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2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Ratified

H. 3386 -- Reps. Huggins and Cotty: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 40-60-240, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO UNIFORM STANDARDS OF PROFESSIONAL APPRAISAL PRACTICE, SO AS TO PRESCRIBE PROFESSIONAL CONDUCT OF APPRAISERS IN CONFORMANCE WITH THE UNIFORM STANDARDS OF PROFESSIONAL APPRAISAL PRACTICE, (USPAP) AS PROMULGATED BY THE APPRAISAL STANDARDS BOARD OF THE APPRAISAL FOUNDATION.
Introduced and Committed
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Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading

H. 3387 -- Rep. Cotty: A BILL TO PROVIDE THAT BEGINNING WITH SCHOOL YEAR 2003-2004, THE STARTING DATE AND ENDING DATE FOR THE ANNUAL SCHOOL TERM OF THE KERSHAW COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT MUST BE SET BY THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE DISTRICT IN ITS SOLE DISCRETION PROVIDED THAT THE ANNUAL SCHOOL TERM MUST COMPLY WITH ALL REQUIREMENTS OF SECTION 59-1-420 RELATING TO LENGTH OF THE SCHOOL TERM.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee

H. 3388 -- Rep. Cotty: A BILL TO PROVIDE THAT BEGINNING WITH SCHOOL YEAR 2003-2004, THE STARTING DATE AND ENDING DATE FOR THE ANNUAL SCHOOL TERM OF RICHLAND COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT TWO OF RICHLAND COUNTY MUST BE SET BY THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE DISTRICT IN ITS SOLE DISCRETION PROVIDED THAT THE ANNUAL SCHOOL TERM MUST COMPLY WITH ALL REQUIREMENTS OF SECTION 59-1-420 RELATING TO LENGTH OF THE SCHOOL TERM.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee

H. 3389 -- Reps. Lourie, Cotty, J.E. Smith, Howard, Rutherford, J.H. Neal, Bales, J. Brown, Harrison, Quinn and Scott: A BILL TO AMEND ACT 584 OF 1986, RELATING TO THE RESTORATION OF THE CHARTERS OF SMITH TIMBER, INC., THE HARDEEVILLE BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION, AND THE REVOCATION OF THE CHARTER OF THE COLUMBIA JEWISH COMMUNITY CENTER, SO AS TO DELETE THE REVOCATION OF THE CHARTER OF THE COLUMBIA JEWISH COMMUNITY CENTER RETROACTIVE TO THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THE REVOCATION.
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H. 3390 -- Rep. Viers: 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 PROVIDE THAT STOCK DIVIDENDS REPORTED ON A TAXPAYER'S INDIVIDUAL FEDERAL INCOME TAX RETURN FROM ANY YEAR ARE DEDUCTIBLE ON THE TAXPAYER'S STATE INDIVIDUAL INCOME TAX RETURN FOR THAT YEAR.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3391 -- Rep. Cotty: 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 SECRETARY OF STATE FROM THE LIST OF STATE OFFICERS WHICH THE CONSTITUTION REQUIRES TO BE ELECTED AND PROVIDE THAT UPON THE EXPIRATION OF THE TERM OF THE SECRETARY OF STATE SERVING IN OFFICE ON THE DATE OF THE 2006 GENERAL ELECTION, THE SECRETARY 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.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3392 -- Rep. Cotty: 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.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3393 -- Reps. Cotty and McLeod: 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 ADJUTANT GENERAL FROM THE LIST OF STATE OFFICERS WHICH THE CONSTITUTION REQUIRES TO BE ELECTED AND PROVIDE THAT UPON THE EXPIRATION OF THE TERM OF THE ADJUTANT GENERAL SERVING IN OFFICE ON THE DATE OF THE 2006 GENERAL ELECTION, HE MUST BE APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR FOR A TERM COTERMINOUS WITH THAT OF THE GOVERNOR WITH THOSE QUALIFICATIONS AND UNDER THOSE PROCEDURES THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY SHALL PROVIDE BY LAW; AND PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO SECTION 4, ARTICLE XIII, RELATING TO THE ADJUTANT GENERAL AND HIS STAFF OFFICERS, SO AS TO UPDATE REFERENCES TO HIS TITLE AND MILITARY RANK, AND TO PROVIDE THAT UPON THE EXPIRATION OF THE TERM OF THE ADJUTANT GENERAL SERVING IN OFFICE ON THE DATE OF THE 2006 GENERAL ELECTION, HE MUST BE APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3394 -- Rep. Wilkins: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO SET WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 29, 2003, AT A TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, AS THE TIME FOR ELECTING A MEMBER TO FILL A VACANCY ON THE HOUSE LEGISLATIVE ETHICS COMMITTEE.
Introduced and Adopted
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H. 3395 -- Rep. W.D. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND SECTIONS 14-1-206, 14-1-207, AND 14-1-208, ALL AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, ALL RELATING TO ASSESSMENTS IN COURTS OF THE UNIFIED JUDICIAL SYSTEM, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT NOT LESS THAN TWENTY-FIVE PERCENT OF THE REVENUE RETAINED FROM THESE ASSESSMENTS MUST BE ALLOCATED TO THE VICTIM WITNESS PROGRAM OF THE SOLICITOR IN WHOSE CIRCUIT THE COUNTY OR MUNICIPALITY IS SITUATED; AND TO AMEND SECTION 14-1-211, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO GENERAL SESSIONS COURT SURCHARGES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT NOT LESS THAN TWENTY-FIVE PERCENT OF THE REVENUE RETAINED FROM THESE SURCHARGES MUST BE ALLOCATED TO THE VICTIM WITNESS PROGRAM OF THE SOLICITOR IN WHOSE CIRCUIT THE COUNTY OR MUNICIPALITY IS SITUATED.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3396 -- Rep. W.D. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 14-7-1110, AS AMENDED, AND SECTION 14-7-1120, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BOTH RELATING TO PEREMPTORY CHALLENGES, SO AS TO ALLOW THE PROSECUTION THE SAME NUMBER OF PEREMPTORY CHALLENGES AS THE DEFENSE IN CRIMINAL CASES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3397 -- Reps. Walker, Lourie and Townsend: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-31-80 SO AS TO ENCOURAGE TEXTBOOK PUBLISHERS TO PROVIDE COMPACT DISC COPIES OF THE TEXTBOOK OR AN EXTRA COPY OF THE TEXTBOOK FOR USE AT HOME FOR EACH MIDDLE AND SECONDARY SCHOOL TEXTBOOK PROVIDED TO THE STATE.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Amended
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Request for Debate

H. 3398 -- Reps. Kennedy, Snow and Clark: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, 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. 3399 -- Rep. Altman: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY REPEALING SECTION 8-21-320 RELATING TO THE FEE FOR EVERY MOTION MADE IN THE COURT OF COMMON PLEAS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3400 -- Reps. M.A. Pitts and Taylor: 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

H. 3401 -- Rep. W.D. Smith: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE PRESIDENT RONALD WILSON REAGAN BY DECLARING THAT FEBRUARY SIXTH BE KNOWN AS "RONALD REAGAN DAY" IN HONOR OF HIS SERVICE AS PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3402 -- Rep. Battle: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION CONGRATULATING MISS SHELLEY WHITE OF MULLINS ON BEING NAMED THE NATIONAL RURAL EDUCATION TEACHER OF THE YEAR AND WISHING HER CONTINUED SUCCESS AND SATISFACTION IN HER TEACHING CAREER.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3403 -- Reps. Delleney, Coleman and McCraw: A BILL TO PROVIDE THAT BEGINNING WITH SCHOOL YEAR 2003-2004, THE STARTING DATE AND ENDING DATE FOR THE ANNUAL SCHOOL TERM OF CHESTER COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT MUST BE SET BY THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OR GOVERNING BODY OF THAT DISTRICT IN ITS SOLE DISCRETION, PROVIDED THAT THE ANNUAL SCHOOL TERM MUST COMPLY WITH ALL REQUIREMENTS OF SECTION 59-1-420 RELATING TO LENGTH OF THE SCHOOL TERM.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading

H. 3404 -- Rep. Altman: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 20-7-8927 SO AS TO PROHIBIT A PERSON UNDER THE AGE OF TWENTY-ONE FROM PURCHASING OR POSSESSING TOBACCO PRODUCTS; TO AMEND SECTION 16-17-500, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO SUPPLYING A MINOR WITH TOBACCO, SO AS TO MAKE IT UNLAWFUL TO SUPPLY A PERSON UNDER THE AGE OF TWENTY-ONE WITH TOBACCO PRODUCTS; TO AMEND SECTION 16-17-501, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS USED IN CONNECTION WITH TOBACCO DISTRIBUTION TO MINORS, SO AS TO CHANGE THE REFERENCE FROM AN INDIVIDUAL EIGHTEEN YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER TO ONE TWENTY-ONE YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER; TO AMEND SECTION 16-17-502, RELATING TO DISTRIBUTION OF TOBACCO PRODUCT SAMPLES, SO AS TO MAKE IT UNLAWFUL TO SUPPLY A PERSON UNDER THE AGE OF TWENTY-ONE WITH TOBACCO PRODUCT SAMPLES AND TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON DISTRIBUTING TOBACCO PRODUCT SAMPLES SHALL DEMAND PROOF OF A PROSPECTIVE RECIPIENT'S AGE IF HE APPEARS TO BE UNDER THE AGE OF TWENTY-ONE; TO AMEND SECTION 16-17-503, RELATING TO ENFORCEMENT AND REPORTING REQUIREMENTS OF TOBACCO RELATED OFFENSES, SO AS TO CHANGE THE REFERENCE FROM PERSONS UNDER THE AGE OF EIGHTEEN TO PERSONS UNDER THE AGE OF TWENTY-ONE; TO AMEND SECTION 40-6-230, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO AUCTIONEERS OF TOBACCO AND LIVESTOCK, SO AS TO ADD A PROVISION STATING THAT AUCTIONING TOBACCO IS NOT POSSESSION OF TOBACCO; AND TO AMEND SECTIONS 44-128-20 AND 44-128-50, BOTH RELATING TO SOUTH CAROLINA YOUTH SMOKING PREVENTION, SO AS TO CHANGE REFERENCES TO MINORS FROM PEOPLE UNDER THE AGE OF EIGHTEEN TO PEOPLE UNDER THE AGE OF TWENTY-ONE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3405 -- Reps. Harvin and Kennedy: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND AND CONGRATULATE THE HONORABLE JAMES DINGLE OF CLARENDON COUNTY FOR HIS NINETEEN YEARS OF SERVICE AS A MAGISTRATE, AND HIS MANY YEARS OF SERVICE AS AN EDUCATOR AND COACH, AND TO EXTEND BEST WISHES TO HIM AND HIS FAMILY UPON HIS RETIREMENT FROM PUBLIC SERVICE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3406 -- Rep. Harvin: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE PROFOUND SORROW OF THE MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES UPON THE UNTIMELY DEATH OF STEPHEN TUCKER BELANGIA, JR., OF MANNING AND TO EXTEND THEIR DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO HIS FAMILY AND MANY FRIENDS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3407 -- Reps. Harvin and Snow: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE THE RICKENBAKER FAMILY OF DAVIS STATION AS THE LAST COTTON GIN OPERATORS IN CLARENDON COUNTY AND FOR THEIR COMMITMENT TO THE COTTON INDUSTRY IN CLARENDON COUNTY.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3408 -- Reps. Clemmons, Duncan, Anthony, Bailey, Branham, Ceips, Clark, Hagood, Herbkersman, Mahaffey, Owens, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Skelton, Stewart, Toole, Umphlett, Viers and Whitmire: A BILL TO AMEND SECTIONS 2-17-10 AND 8-13-1300, BOTH AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING, RESPECTIVELY, TO DEFINITIONS CONCERNING LOBBYISTS AND LOBBYING AND CAMPAIGN PRACTICES, BOTH SO AS TO REVISE THE DEFINITION OF "LEGISLATIVE CAUCUS" TO INCLUDE A CAUCUS BASED ON DURATION OF SERVICE IN THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading

H. 3409 -- Reps. Clemmons, Altman, Bailey, Chellis, Clark, Edge, Keegan, Lloyd, Mahaffey, M.A. Pitts and Viers: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 4-9-30, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE POWERS OF COUNTY GOVERNMENTS, SO AS TO AUTHORIZE A COUNTY BY ORDINANCE TO REGULATE OR PROHIBIT THE DISCHARGE OF OTHERWISE LAWFUL FIREWORKS IN PARTS OF THE COUNTY WHERE BECAUSE OF POPULATION DENSITY OR CONTIGUITY TO MUNICIPALITIES, THE PUBLIC SAFETY REQUIRES THIS REGULATION.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor removed
Proposed Amended
Recommitted
Point of Order

H. 3410 -- Rep. Harvin: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 30-1-90, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF ARCHIVES AND HISTORY ASSISTING IN CREATING, FILING, AND PRESERVING RECORDS, SO AS TO ELIMINATE THE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD FROM THE RECORDS RETENTION SCHEDULE APPROVAL PROCESS AND ELIMINATE THE REQUIREMENT THAT THE GENERAL SCHEDULES BE DEVELOPED AS STATE REGULATIONS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Point of Order
Ratified

H. 3411 -- Reps. Taylor, Duncan, Rhoad, Clark, Cobb-Hunter, Gourdine, Harrison, Harvin, Keegan, Mahaffey, Parks, Pinson, M.A. Pitts, W.D. Smith, Snow, Stille and Umphlett: A BILL TO AMEND SECTIONS 9-11-40, 9-11-80, AND 9-11-90, ALL AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO CORRELATION OF MEMBERSHIP IN THE SOUTH CAROLINA RETIREMENT SYSTEM AND THE SOUTH CAROLINA POLICE OFFICERS RETIREMENT SYSTEM, DISABILITY RETIREMENT UNDER THE SOUTH CAROLINA POLICE OFFICERS RETIREMENT SYSTEM, AND RETURN TO ACTIVE SERVICE WHEN RETIRED UNDER THIS SYSTEM, SO AS TO ALLOW A MEMBER TO RECEIVE DISABILITY RETIREMENTS WHILE WORKING IN THESE CORRELATED SYSTEMS, TO ELIMINATE THE EARNINGS LIMITATION APPLICABLE TO DISABILITY RETIREMENT UNDER THE SOUTH CAROLINA POLICE OFFICERS RETIREMENT SYSTEM AND EXEMPT DISABILITY RETIREMENT BENEFICIARIES WHO RETURN TO COVERED EMPLOYMENT FROM THE SERVICE RETIREMENT EARNINGS LIMITATIONS, TO PROVIDE THAT DISABILITY BENEFITS ARE DISCONTINUED ONLY IF THE MEDICAL BOARD FINDS THAT A BENEFICIARY IS ABLE TO RETURN TO GAINFUL EMPLOYMENT IN THE SAME OR A SUBSTANTIALLY SIMILAR OCCUPATION TO THE ONE FOR WHICH THE MEMBER WAS DETERMINED TO BE DISABLED AND ELIMINATE PPROVISIONS FOR PARTIAL REDUCTION IN BENEFITS, AND TO PROVIDE THAT A BENEFICIARY WHEN RETURNING TO COVERED EMPLOYMENT IS NOT A MEMBER OF THE SYSTEM.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3412 -- Reps. Harvin and Kennedy: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND AND CONGRATULATE THE BANK OF CLARENDON FOR CELEBRATING SEVENTY YEARS OF STEADFAST SERVICE TO CLARENDON COUNTY AND TO ACCLAIM THE SAFETY AND SECURITY THE BANK HAS PROVIDED ITS CUSTOMERS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3413 -- Rep. Harvin: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND CONGRATULATE THE MANNING-SANTEE AMERICAN LEGION BASEBALL TEAM, COACHES, AND ASSISTANTS FOR THEIR SPIRITED STATE CHAMPIONSHIP WIN AND TO WISH THEM MUCH SUCCESS IN THEIR FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3414 -- 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 THE HONORABLE RALPH FERRELL COTHRAN, SR., OF MANNING ON MONDAY, JULY 29, 2002, AND TO EXTEND DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO HIS FAMILY AND FRIENDS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3415 -- Rep. Keegan: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 27-47-310, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO MANUFACTURED HOME PARK LEASES, SO AS TO REQUIRE THAT IN SUCH LEASES FOR TEN YEARS OR MORE THE RENEWAL LEASE AMOUNT MAY NOT EXCEED THE ORIGINAL LEASE AMOUNT ADJUSTED FOR INCREASES IN THE CONSUMER PRICE INDEX OVER THE TERM OF THE LEASE, PLUS TWENTY PERCENT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3416 -- Rep. Keegan: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 50-11-870, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO BIRD SANCTUARIES BY ADDING TWO NEW ITEMS SO AS TO DESIGNATE AN AREA SURROUNDING THE UNITED STATES POST OFFICE BUILDING IN MURRELLS INLET AND THE AREA LYING BETWEEN THE TOWN LIMITS OF SURFSIDE BEACH AND THE TOWN LIMITS OF MURRELLS INLET AND BETWEEN PORTIONS OF U.S. HIGHWAY BUSINESS 17 AND THE ATLANTIC OCEAN AND OF U. S. HIGHWAY 17 AND THE ATLANTIC OCEAN, INCLUDING THE MARSHES AND WETLANDS IN HORRY AND GEORGETOWN COUNTIES LYING WITHIN THE DESIGNATED AREA AS BIRD SANCTUARIES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3417 -- Reps. Keegan, Clemmons and Viers: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 1-11-725 SO AS TO REQUIRE REGIONAL COUNCILS OF GOVERNMENT PARTICIPATING IN THE STATE INSURANCE PLAN TO FUND RETIREE INSURANCE COVERAGE IN ACCORDANCE WITH PROCEDURES ESTABLISHED FOR RETIRED STATE AND SCHOOL DISTRICT EMPLOYEES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3418 -- Reps. Townsend and Lourie: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 2 TO CHAPTER 23, TITLE 59 SO AS TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR APPLICABLE STANDARDS AND PROCEDURES, WHICH APPLY TO THE CONSTRUCTION, IMPROVEMENT, OR RENOVATION OF PUBLIC SCHOOL BUILDINGS AND PROPERTY, AND TO REQUIRE THE CONSTRUCTION, IMPROVEMENT, OR RENOVATION OF PUBLIC SCHOOL BUILDINGS AND PROPERTY TO BE INSPECTED BY THE STATE SUPERINTENDENT OF EDUCATION OR THE SUPERINTENDENT'S DESIGNEE BEFORE OCCUPANCY AND A CERTIFICATE OF APPROVAL OBTAINED FROM THE SUPERINTENDENT; TO AUTHORIZE THE GRANTING OF WAIVERS BY THE SUPERINTENDENT OF EDUCATION PERTAINING TO BUILDING SQUARE FOOT REQUIREMENTS FOR NEW SCHOOL BUILDINGS AND THE CONVERSION OF EXISTING COMMERCIAL BUILDINGS INTO A SCHOOL FACILITY, TO PROVIDE THAT BUILDINGS CONSIDERED APPROPRIATE FOR CONVERSION TO A SCHOOL BUILDING MAY BE LEASED TO A SCHOOL DISTRICT, TO PROHIBIT A REQUIREMENT THAT PUBLIC SCHOOLS BE CONSTRUCTED ON A LOT OR PARCEL OF A CERTAIN SIZE, TO PROVIDE THAT SCHOOL DISTRICTS MUST RECEIVE APPROVAL FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION BEFORE PROPERTY ACQUISITION OR ADDITIONS ON EXISTING PROPERTIES; AND TO REPEAL ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 59 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO SCHOOL BUILDING CODES AND INSPECTIONS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 3419 -- Rep. Snow: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 27-32-170, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE EXEMPTION FROM THE STATE SALES OF THE PROCEEDS FROM THE SALE OR EXCHANGE OF A VACATION TIME SHARING PLAN, AND TO AMEND SECTION 12-36-2120, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO EXEMPTIONS FROM THE STATE SALES TAX, BOTH SO AS TO REQUIRE THAT THE SALE OR EXCHANGE OF THE VACATION TIME SHARING PLAN BE RECORDED IN THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF THE COUNTY IN WHICH THE SUBJECT PROPERTY IS SITUATE FOR THE EXEMPTION TO APPLY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3420 -- Rep. W.D. Smith: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO PROVIDE THAT THE STAFF SERVING THE MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES IS NOT REQUIRED TO WORK ON GOOD FRIDAY, APRIL 18, 2003.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3421 -- Rep. G.M. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 40-15-70, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE DEFINITION OF THE PRACTICE OF DENTISTRY, SO AS TO CLARIFY THAT DENTAL PROCEDURES PERFORMED ON STRUCTURES ADJACENT TO THE ORAL CAVITY ARE PROCEDURES PERFORMED ON THE JAW AND SKULL RELATED TO ORAL HEALTH AND THAT THESE PROCEDURES DO NOT INCLUDE CERTAIN MEDICAL SURGICAL PROCEDURES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3422 -- Reps. Hinson, Young and Cotty: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-23-195 SO AS TO AUTHORIZE THE STATE SUPERINTENDENT OF EDUCATION TO GRANT A WAIVER TO A SCHOOL DISTRICT WHICH APPLIES TO APPLICABLE SCHOOL BUILDING CODES RELATING TO MINIMUM LOT SIZE REQUIREMENTS OR BUILDING SQUARE FOOT REQUIREMENTS FOR CONSTRUCTION OF A NEW PUBLIC SCHOOL BUILDING OR FOR THE CONVERSION OF AN EXISTING COMMERCIAL BUILDING INTO A PUBLIC SCHOOL FACILITY, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THIS AUTHORITY GRANTED THE STATE SUPERINTENDENT OF EDUCATION IS SUPERIOR TO AND SUPERSEDES APPLICABLE BUILDING CODES AND THE AUTHORITY OF A LOCAL BUILDING OFFICIAL OR ENTITY TO DISAPPROVE THE VARIANCES GRANTED BY THE WAIVER.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3423 -- Reps. Talley, Clemmons and G.M. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-2933, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DRIVING WITH AN UNLAWFUL ALCOHOL CONCENTRATION, SO AS TO REVISE THE ALCOHOL CONCENTRATION LEVEL WHICH IS ILLEGAL; TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-2950, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO A MOTOR VEHICLE DRIVER'S IMPLIED CONSENT TO CHEMICAL TESTS OF HIS BREATH, BLOOD, OR URINE FOR THE PURPOSE OF DETERMINING THE PRESENCE OF ALCOHOL, DRUGS, OR A COMBINATION OF BOTH IN HIS SYSTEM, SO AS TO REVISE THE ALCOHOL CONCENTRATION LEVEL THAT MUST BE USED DURING THE BREATH SIMULATOR TEST AND THE ALCOHOL CONCENTRATION LEVEL THAT RAISES THE INFERENCE THAT A PERSON IS UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF ALCOHOL AND IS OPERATING A VEHICLE WITH AN ILLEGAL ALCOHOL CONCENTRATION; AND TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-2951, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE SUSPENSION OF A DRIVER'S LICENSE FOR A DRIVER'S REFUSAL TO SUBMIT TO TESTING TO DETERMINE HIS ALCOHOL CONCENTRATION OR FOR REGISTERING A CERTAIN LEVEL OF ALCOHOL CONCENTRATION, SO AS TO REVISE THE ALCOHOL CONCENTRATION LEVEL THAT REQUIRES A PERSON TO ENROLL IN AN ALCOHOL AND DRUG SAFETY ACTION PROGRAM.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3424 -- Reps. Harrell, Wilkins, W.D. Smith, Bingham, Chellis, Clyburn, Cotty, Kirsh, Lucas, McCraw, Merrill, Rice, Sheheen, Walker, Young, J.E. Smith, Scott, Altman, Barfield, Battle, Cato, Ceips, Clark, Clemmons, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Dantzler, Delleney, Duncan, Emory, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Hagood, Haskins, Herbkersman, Hinson, Hosey, Huggins, Leach, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Loftis, Lourie, Mahaffey, Martin, Miller, J.M. Neal, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Quinn, Richardson, Sandifer, Scarborough, Sinclair, Skelton, D.C. Smith, G.M. Smith, J.R. Smith, Stewart, Stille, Talley, Toole, Tripp, Umphlett, Vaughn, Viers, White, Whitmire, Witherspoon, Taylor, Bales, Neilson, Bailey and Thompson: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 11-11-410, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE LIMITATION ON STATE APPROPRIATIONS, SO AS TO DELETE THE EXISTING LIMITATION ON APPROPRIATIONS AND IMPOSE A NEW LIMIT EFFECTIVE FOR APPROPRIATIONS FOR THE FISCAL YEAR BEGINNING JULY 1, 2005, AND UPON TIMELY RATIFICATION OF AN AMENDMENT TO ARTICLE X, SECTION 7 OF THE CONSTITUTION OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1895, PROVIDING FOR THE REVISED LIMITATION ON APPROPRIATIONS AND AN AMENDMENT TO ARTICLE X ADDING A NEW SECTION ESTABLISHING THE SPENDING LIMIT RESERVE FUND AND PROVIDING FOR ITS USE, TO PROVIDE THAT THE LIMITATION FOR A FISCAL YEAR IS ANNUALIZED APPROPRIATIONS FOR THE CURRENT FISCAL YEAR AS OF FEBRUARY FIFTEENTH, INCREASED BY THE LESSER OF SIX PERCENT OR A PERCENTAGE DETERMINED BY POPULATION INCREASE AND INCREASES IN THE CONSUMER PRICE INDEX, TO PROVIDE FOR THE LIMITATION TO BE SUSPENDED FOR A FISCAL YEAR FOR A SPECIFIC AMOUNT UPON A SPECIAL VOTE OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY AND TO DEFINE THIS SPECIAL VOTE; BY ADDING SECTION 111-11-415 SO AS TO ESTABLISH THE SPENDING LIMITATION RESERVE FUND, INTO WHICH ALL SURPLUS GENERAL FUND REVENUES MUST BE CREDITED, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE PRIORITY USES OF THE REVENUES OF THIS FUND, TO PROVIDE FOR THE APPROPRIATION OF FUND REVENUES AFTER THESE PRIORITIES ARE MET, AND TO REQUIRE BY LEGISLATIVE ENACTMENT APPROPRIATION REVENUES OF THIS FUND TO ORIGINATE AS SEPARATE LEGISLATION IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Amended
Amended
Point of Order

H. 3425 -- Reps. Harrison, Clemmons and Cotty: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-190, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE REQUIREMENT THAT A LICENSED DRIVER HAVE HIS LICENSE IN HIS IMMEDIATE POSSESSION WHEN OPERATING A MOTOR VEHICLE, SO AS TO CLARIFY THE APPLICATION OF EARLIER AMENDMENTS TO THE DRIVER'S LICENSE LAW REQUIRING A CHARGE OF VIOLATING THIS SECTION TO BE DISMISSED IF THE DRIVER, ON OR BEFORE THE COURT DATE, PROVIDES PROOF TO THE COURT THAT THE DRIVER HAD A VALID LICENSE AT THE TIME OF THE VIOLATION AND TO MAKE GRAMMATICAL CHANGES.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3426 -- Reps. Cobb-Hunter, Jennings, Bingham, Toole, Neilson, Clark and Bales: A BILL TO CREATE THE STUDY COMMITTEE ON THE ORGANIZATION OF THE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD AND PROVIDE FOR ITS MEMBERSHIP, DUTIES, AND TERMINATION; TO AMEND SECTIONS 1-31-10 AND 1-31-40, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE MEMBERSHIP, POWERS, AND DUTIES OF THE STATE COMMISSION ON MINORITY AFFAIRS, SO AS TO ADD TWO STATEWIDE APPOINTEES TO THE COMMISSION, DELETE OBSOLETE LANGUAGE, INCLUDE AFRICAN AMERICANS, NATIVE AMERICANS, NATIVE AMERICAN INDIANS, HISPANICS/LATINOS, ASIANS, AND OTHERS WITHIN THE MINORITY COMMUNITY, TO FURTHER PRESCRIBE CERTAIN POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE COMMISSION RELATING TO STATE RECOGNITION OF NATIVE AMERICAN INDIAN ENTITIES, ESTABLISHING ADVISORY COMMITTEES, AND SEEKING FUNDING FOR IMPLEMENTING PROGRAMS AND SERVICES FOR THE MINORITY COMMUNITY AS EXPANDED BY THIS ACT, TO PROVIDE THAT STATE RECOGNITION OF NATIVE AMERICAN INDIAN ENTITIES PROVIDES NO BASIS FOR ANY INTEREST IN LAND, TO MAKE THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE ADDITIONAL DUTIES OF THE COMMISSION CONTINGENT UPON FFUNDING, AND TO MAKE THE PROVISIONS OF THIS ACT SEVERABLE.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 3427 -- Reps. Lourie, Bingham, J.E. Smith, Branham, J. Brown, Clark, Harrison, Ceips, Lucas and J.R. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 15 TO TITLE 47 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE PROTECTION OF GUIDE DOGS AND SERVICE ANIMALS AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES; AND TO AMEND SECTION 43-33-20, RELATING TO RIGHTS OF BLIND AND OTHER PHYSICALLY DISABLED PERSONS TO USE PUBLIC FACILITIES, SO AS TO PROVIDE A CROSS REFERENCE TO ARTICLE 15 OF TITLE 47 IN SECTION 43-33-20 PERTAINING TO THE RIGHTS OF PHYSICALLY DISABLED PERSONS.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3428 -- Rep. Cotty: 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 37-1-110 SO AS TO REQUIRE THE ADMINISTRATOR OF THE DEPARTMENT OF CONSUMER AFFAIRS TO PROVIDE EDUCATION PROGRAMS TO PROMOTE CONSUMER FINANCIAL AND CREDIT RESPONSIBILITY; BY ADDING SECTION 37-10-108 SO AS TO PROHIBIT CERTAIN LENDING ACTIVITIES AND TO REQUIRE CERTAIN DISCLOSURES IN CONNECTION WITH A COVERED CONSUMER HOME LOAN; BY ADDING SECTION 37-10-111 SO AS TO REGULATE THE PAYMENT OF A HOME IMPROVEMENT CONTRACTOR FROM THE PROCEEDS OF A HOME LOAN; BY ADDING SECTION 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; TO AMEND SECTION 37-1-109, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE CHANGE OF DOLLAR AMOUNTS IN THE CONSUMER PROTECTION CODE, SO AS TO INCLUDE THE AMOUNT OF A LOAN LIMIT FOR PREPAYMENT WITHOUT PENALTY; TO AMEND SECTION 37-3-305, RELATING TO THE FILING AND POSTING OF A MAXIMUM INTEREST RATE SCHEDULE BY A CONSUMER LENDER, SO AS TO INCREASE THE FILING FEE TO FORTY-FIVE DOLLARS AND TO EARMARK THE INCREASE FOR EXPENDITURE FOR CONSUMER CREDIT EDUCATION PROGRAMS; TO AMEND SECTION 37-3-502, RELATING TO AUTHORITY TO MAKE A SUPERVISED LOAN, SO AS TO PROHIBIT THE UNLICENSED TAKING OF AN ASSIGNMENT OF OR THE DIRECT COLLECTION OF A SUPERVISED LOAN; AND 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.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3429 -- Reps. Cotty and Cato: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 27-33-50, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO A TENANT'S RESPONSIBILITY FOR GAS, ELECTRIC, WATER, SEWERAGE, OR GARBAGE SERVICES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THESE REQUIREMENTS DO NOT APPLY TO A LANDLORD WHOSE PROPERTY IS A MULTI-UNIT BUILDING CONSISTING OF FOUR OR MORE RESIDENTIAL UNITS SERVED BY A MASTER METER OR SINGLE CONNECTION.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Amended
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Request for Debate
Point of Order
Ratified

H. 3430 -- Reps. Phillips, Littlejohn and McCraw: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO PROVIDE THAT SCHOOL DAYS MISSED ON DECEMBER 4, 5, AND 6, 2002, AND JANUARY 17, 23, AND 24, 2003, BY THE STUDENTS OF CHEROKEE COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT 1 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
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Message to Senate
Message from Senate
Ratified
Veto Message
Veto Overridden

H. 3431 -- Reps. Davenport, McLeod and Bales: 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

H. 3432 -- Rep. Davenport: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 15-5-47 SO AS TO PROVIDE CIVIL LAWSUIT PROTECTION FOR PHYSICIANS, OPTOMETRISTS, NURSE PRACTITIONERS, AND PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS WHO PRESCRIBE FDA APPROVED DRUGS; TO AMEND TITLE 15 OF THE 1976 CODE BY ADDING CHAPTERS 32 AND 40 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR CERTAIN LIMITS ON THE AMOUNT AND TYPES OF DAMAGE AWARDS IN PERSONAL INJURY ACTIONS, TO PROVIDE FOR FINDINGS WHICH MUST BE MADE WITH REGARD TO SUCH DAMAGE AWARDS, TO PROVIDE THAT IN TORT ACTIONS EVIDENCE OF COLLATERAL SOURCE PAYMENTS WHICH HAVE BEEN PAID OR MAY BE DUE THE CLAIMANT MAY BE INTRODUCED IN EVIDENCE, TO PROVIDE THAT THE TRIER OF FACT MUST CONSIDER THE COLLATERAL SOURCE PAYMENTS WHEN DETERMINING THE AMOUNT OF DAMAGES, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE TRIER OF FACT MUST MAKE CERTAIN FACTUAL FINDINGS WITH REGARD TO ITS DAMAGE AWARD; TO AMEND SECTION 15-7-20, RELATING TO ACTIONS WHICH MUST BE TRIED WHERE THE CAUSE OF ACTION AROSE, SO AS TO REQUIRE THAT AN ACTION AGAINST CERTAIN HEALTH CARE PPROFESSIONALS BE BROUGHT IN THE COUNTY WHERE THE ALLEGED ACT OR OMISSION OCCURRED; AND TO AMEND SECTION 15-38-20, RELATING TO THE RIGHT OF CONTRIBUTION, SO AS TO REVISE THE LIMITATION OF JOINT AND SEVERAL LIABILITY FOR DAMAGES CAUSED BY TWO OR MORE MEDICAL DEFENDANTS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3433 -- Reps. Sinclair, Mahaffey and W.D. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 20-7-1558 SO AS TO ESTABLISH PROCEDURES AND CRITERIA FOR STANDING WHEREBY A GRANDPARENT OR ANOTHER INDIVIDUAL WITH A PARENT-LIKE RELATIONSHIP WITH A CHILD MAY PETITION THE FAMILY COURT TO OBTAIN COURT-ORDERED CONTACT WITH THE CHILD; TO ESTABLISH THE STANDARDS WHICH MUST BE SATISFIED FOR THE COURT TO GRANT CONTACT; AND TO AUTHORIZE THE AWARDING OF COSTS AND ATTORNEY'S FEES; AND TO AMEND SECTION 20-7-420, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE JURISDICTION OF THE FAMILY COURT, SO AS TO CONFORM THE APPLICABLE PROVISIONS OF THAT SECTION TO SECTION 20-7-1558.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3434 -- Rep. Cotty: 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 COMPTROLLER GENERAL FROM THE LIST OF STATE OFFICERS WHICH THE CONSTITUTION REQUIRES TO BE ELECTED AND PROVIDE THAT UPON THE EXPIRATION OF THE TERM OF THE COMPTROLLER GENERAL SERVING IN OFFICE ON THE DATE OF THE 2006 GENERAL ELECTION, THE COMPTROLLER GENERAL 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.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3435 -- Rep. Cotty: 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 COMMISSIONER OF AGRICULTURE FROM THE LIST OF STATE OFFICERS WHICH THE CONSTITUTION REQUIRES TO BE ELECTED AND PROVIDE THAT UPON THE EXPIRATION OF THE TERM OF THE COMMISSIONER OF AGRICULTURE SERVING IN OFFICE ON THE DATE OF THE 2006 GENERAL ELECTION, THE COMMISSIONER 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.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3436 -- Reps. Young, Chellis, Bailey and Harrell: A BILL TO ESTABLISH THE DORCHESTER COUNTY BOARD OF ELECTIONS AND REGISTRATION AND PROVIDE FOR ITS MEMBERSHIP AND GOVERNANCE, AND TO ABOLISH THE DORCHESTER COUNTY ELECTION COMMISSION AND THE DORCHESTER COUNTY BOARD OF VOTER REGISTRATION AND DEVOLVE ITS POWERS AND DUTIES IN THE BOARD ESTABLISHED BY THIS ACT.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Other proceedings
Message to Senate
Message from Senate
Ratified
Veto Message
Veto Overridden

H. 3437 -- Reps. Govan, Rhoad, Hosey, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Ott, Allen, Altman, Anthony, Bailey, Bales, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Branham, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chellis, Clark, Clemmons, Coates, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Emory, Freeman, Frye, Gilham, Gourdine, Hagood, Hamilton, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Howard, Huggins, Jennings, Keegan, Kennedy, Kirsh, Koon, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Quinn, Rice, Richardson, Rivers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sheheen, Simrill, Sinclair, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Snow, Stewart, Stille, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Umphlett, Vaughn, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Wilkins, Witherspoon and Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION EXTENDING THE SINCERE SYMPATHY OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE FAMILY AND FRIENDS OF MRS. CORIA ELLIS ZIMMERMAN OF ORANGEBURG COUNTY WHO DIED ON FRIDAY, JANUARY 24, 2003.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3438 -- Reps. G.M. Smith, Weeks, Coates, Allen, Altman, Anthony, Bailey, Bales, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Branham, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chellis, Clark, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Emory, Freeman, Frye, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Hagood, Hamilton, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jennings, Keegan, Kennedy, Kirsh, Koon, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Richardson, Rivers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sheheen, Simrill, Sinclair, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Snow, Stewart, Stille, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Umphlett, Vaughn, Viers, Walker, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Wilkins, Witherspoon and Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE SINCERE SORROW OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES UPON THE DEATH OF NANCY DEAS PLAYER OF SUMTER, SATURDAY, AUGUST 3, 2002, AND TO CONVEY DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO HER FAMILY AND MANY FRIENDS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3439 -- Reps. G.M. Smith, Weeks, Coates, Allen, Altman, Anthony, Bailey, Bales, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Branham, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chellis, Clark, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Emory, Freeman, Frye, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Hagood, Hamilton, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jennings, Keegan, Kennedy, Kirsh, Koon, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Richardson, Rivers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sheheen, Simrill, Sinclair, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Snow, Stewart, Stille, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Umphlett, Vaughn, Viers, Walker, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Wilkins, Witherspoon and Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND AND CONGRATULATE ORVILLE VAN, "O.V." PLAYER, JR., OF SUMTER COUNTY FOR RECEIVING THE PRESIDENT'S CUP AWARD FROM THE SOUTH CAROLINA ASSOCIATION OF COUNTIES FOR THE UNPRECEDENTED THIRD TIME AND TO WISH HIM MUCH SUCCESS AND HAPPINESS IN HIS FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3440 -- Reps. Wilkins, W.D. Smith, Chellis, Witherspoon, Townsend, Harrison, Cato, J. Brown and Harrell: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO PROVIDE THAT PURSUANT TO RULE 10.1 OF THE RULES OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, SPECIFIED MEMBERS OF THE STAFF OF THE GOVERNOR BY SPECIAL LEAVE OF THE HOUSE MAY BE ADMITTED IN THE OUTER DOORS OF THE CHAMBER AND ARE GRANTED THE PRIVILEGE OF THE HOUSE FLOOR UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS DURING THE 2003 SESSION OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3441 -- Reps. Howard, Parks and Snow: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING CHAPTER 77 TO TITLE 2 SO AS TO ESTABLISH THE SOUTH CAROLINA HIGHER EDUCATION EQUALIZATION PROGRAM FOR THE PURPOSE OF REQUIRING THE COMMISSION ON HIGHER EDUCATION TO ENTER INTO CONTRACTS WITH PRIVATE, HISTORICALLY BLACK COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES TO ACCOMPLISH CERTAIN PURPOSES INTENDED TO ENHANCE THE EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES OF LOW-INCOME, EDUCATIONALLY AND SOCIALLY DISADVANTAGED STUDENTS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3442 -- Reps. Sandifer, Cotty, Altman, Bailey, Bales, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Ceips, Chellis, Clark, Clemmons, Coates, Dantzler, Duncan, Edge, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hinson, Jennings, Kirsh, Leach, Lucas, Mahaffey, McCraw, McGee, Merrill, Ott, Owens, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Richardson, Rivers, Scarborough, Simrill, Sinclair, Skelton, D.C. Smith, J.R. Smith, Stewart, Stille, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Umphlett, Viers, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Wilkins, Witherspoon, Young and Rutherford: 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, PURCHASING MORE THAN ONE PISTOL DURING EACH THIRTY-DAY PERIOD, AND THE EXCEPTIONS TO THESE PROVISIONS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading

H. 3443 -- Reps. Freeman, Lucas, Jennings and Neilson: A BILL TO PROVIDE THAT BEGINNING WITH SCHOOL YEAR 2003-2004, THE STARTING DATE AND ENDING DATE FOR THE ANNUAL SCHOOL TERM OF THE CHESTERFIELD COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT MUST BE SET BY THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE DISTRICT IN ITS SOLE DISCRETION PROVIDED THAT THE ANNUAL SCHOOL TERM MUST COMPLY WITH ALL REQUIREMENTS OF SECTION 59-1-420 RELATING TO LENGTH OF THE SCHOOL TERM.
Introduced
Report of Committee
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Committed
Other proceedings

H. 3444 -- Rep. Harvin: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND AND CONGRATULATE CHIEF CARTER H. JONES OF MANNING FOR HIS LIFETIME OF DEDICATED SERVICE TO THE CLARENDON COUNTY FIRE DEPARTMENT AND THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA AND TO WISH HIM MUCH SUCCESS AND HAPPINESS IN HIS FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3445 -- Reps. J. Brown, Allen, Altman, Anthony, Bailey, Bales, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Branham, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chellis, Clark, Clemmons, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Emory, Freeman, Frye, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Hagood, Hamilton, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jennings, Keegan, Kennedy, Kirsh, Koon, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Richardson, Rivers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sheheen, Simrill, Sinclair, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Snow, Stewart, Stille, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Umphlett, Vaughn, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Wilkins, Witherspoon and Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE JERMAINE O'NEAL OF COLUMBIA, FOR HIS OUTSTANDING RECORD AND MANY ACHIEVEMENTS AS A YOUNG AND TALENTED ATHLETE AND STAR BASKETBALL PLAYER, COMMEND HIM FOR HIS TREMENDOUS SUCCESS IN MAKING THE LEAP FROM EAU CLAIRE HIGH SCHOOL TO THE PROFESSIONAL RANKS OF THE NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION AND BECOMING A STAR PLAYER WITH THE PORTLAND TRAIL BLAZERS, SEVERAL ALL-STAR AND NATIONAL TEAMS, AND THE INDIANA PACERS; AND TO CONGRATULATE AND EXTEND EVERY GOOD WISH TO HIM ON THE OCCASION OF EAU CLAIRE HIGH SCHOOL RETIRING HIS JERSEY ON FEBRUARY 5, 2003, WHICH IS THE FIRST TIME A JERSEY HAS BEEN RETIRED AT EAU CLAIRE HIGH SCHOOL.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3446 -- Rep. Mahaffey: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND AND CONGRATULATE THE MEMBERS OF THE JAMES F. BYRNES HIGH SCHOOL REBEL REGIMENT BAND OF SPARTANBURG COUNTY ON THE OCCASION OF WINNING THEIR FIFTH CONSECUTIVE CLASS AAAA MARCHING BAND STATE CHAMPIONSHIP IN 2002.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3447 -- Rep. Mahaffey: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE MEMBERS OF THE JAMES F. BYRNES HIGH SCHOOL REBEL REGIMENT BAND, BAND DIRECTOR PHIL McINTYRE, AND OTHER SCHOOL OFFICIALS AT A DATE AND TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF BEING RECOGNIZED AND CONGRATULATED ON THE OCCASION OF WINNING THEIR FIFTH CONSECUTIVE CLASS AAAA MARCHING BAND STATE CHAMPIONSHIP IN 2002.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3448 -- Reps. House Labor, Commerce and Industry: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 41-1-110 SO AS TO AFFIRM THE AT-WILL NATURE OF EMPLOYMENT RELATIONSHIPS IN SOUTH CAROLINA AND TO PROVIDE A SPECIFIC MANNER BY WHICH TO CREATE EMPLOYMENT RELATIONSHIPS GOVERNED BY AN EXPRESS CONTRACT.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Request for Debate

H. 3449 -- Reps. E.H. Pitts, Bingham, Huggins, Quinn, Toole and Umphlett: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 10-1-210, SO AS TO PROHIBIT THE NAMING OF A BUILDING, PART OF A BUILDING, OR PART OF THE STATE HIGHWAY SYSTEM FOR A STATE OFFICER UNLESS THE PERSON TO BE HONORED HAS NOT OCCUPIED A STATE OFFICE FOR AT LEAST FIVE CONSECUTIVE YEARS BEFORE THE TIME OF THE NAMING AND TO PROVIDE APPLICABLE DEFINITIONS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3450 -- Reps. Toole, Bingham, Cotty, Harrison and E.H. Pitts: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-515, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE UNLAWFUL ALTERATION, SALE, ISSUANCE, AND USE OF A DRIVER'S LICENSE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IT IS UNLAWFUL FOR A PERSON OPERATING A MOTOR VEHICLE TO KNOWINGLY AND WILFULLY GIVE FALSE INFORMATION TO A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER REGARDING HIS IDENTITY.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3451 -- Reps. Toole, Bingham, Cotty, Harrison and E.H. Pitts: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-460, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PENALTIES FOR DRIVING WITH A CANCELED, SUSPENDED, OR REVOKED LICENSE, SO AS TO INCREASE THE FINES IMPOSED PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE DISTRIBUTION OF THESE FINES; TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-2940, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PENALTIES FOR DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF ALCOHOL, DRUGS, OR A COMBINATION OF BOTH, OR DRIVING WITH AN UNLAWFUL ALCOHOL CONCENTRATION, SO AS TO INCREASE THE FINES IMPOSED PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE DISTRIBUTION OF THESE FINES.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3452 -- Reps. Toole, Bingham and Harrison: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 8-11-40, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO STATE EMPLOYEE SICK LEAVE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A FULL-TIME COMMISSIONED LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER WHO IN THE LINE OF DUTY IS ASSAULTED OR INJURED WHILE ARRESTING OR ATTEMPTING TO ARREST A PERSON MAY BE PLACED ON ADMINISTRATIVE LEAVE WITH PAY BY HIS EMPLOYER RATHER THAN SICK LEAVE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3453 -- Reps. Toole, Bingham and Harrison: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 44-53-391, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE UNLAWFUL ADVERTISEMENT FOR SALE, MANUFACTURE, SALE, DELIVERY, OR POSSESSION WITH INTENT TO SELL OR DELIVER PARAPHERNALIA, SO AS TO MAKE TECHNICAL CHANGES, AND TO REVISE THE PENALTIES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3454 -- 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. 3455 -- Rep. Talley: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 44-63-161, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO UNLAWFUL ACTS INVOLVING VITAL STATISTICS, SO AS TO INCREASE THE PENALTY FOR VIOLATING CERTAIN PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION, AND TO MAKE TECHNICAL CHANGES.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 3456 -- Reps. Keegan and White: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-36-2120, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO SALES TAX EXEMPTIONS, SO AS TO EXEMPT FROM SALES TAX THE GROSS PROCEEDS OF SALES OR SALES PRICE OF DURABLE MEDICAL EQUIPMENT AND RELATED MEDICAL SUPPLIES ELIGIBLE FOR MEDICARE OR MEDICAID REIMBURSEMENT AND WHICH ARE SOLD BY WRITTEN PRESCRIPTION OR CERTIFICATE OF MEDICAL NECESSITY.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3457 -- Reps. McCraw and Phillips: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 1-11-730, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO ELIGIBILITY FOR COVERAGE UNDER THE STATE HEALTH AND DENTAL INSURANCE PLANS, SO AS TO ALLOW A MEMBER OF THE GOVERNING BOARD OF A SPECIAL PURPOSE DISTRICT AND HIS ELIGIBLE DEPENDENTS TO PARTICIPATE IN THE PLANS UPON PAYING THE FULL PREMIUM COST OF THEIR COVERAGE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3458 -- Reps. Rivers and Bowers: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 4-10-340, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE IMPOSITION AND TERMINATION OF THE CAPITAL PROJECTS SALES TAX, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT FOR GOOD CAUSE SHOWN, THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE MAY WAIVE ITS TIMELY NOTICE REQUIREMENT FOR PURPOSES OF DETERMINING THE IMPOSITION DATE OF THE TAX.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3459 -- Rep. G.M. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-4490, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO MOTOR VEHICLE HEAD LAMPS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A MOTOR VEHICLE MAY NOT BE EQUIPPED WITH COLORED OR TINTED HEAD LAMPS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3460 -- Reps. Jennings, Lucas, F.N. Smith, Bales and Hayes: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 14-7-860, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO EXCUSING JURORS FOR GOOD CAUSE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON WHO IS THE PRIMARY CARETAKER OF A PERSON SIXTY-FIVE YEARS OF AGE OR OVER OR OF A SEVERELY DISABLED PERSON WHO CANNOT OTHERWISE CARE FOR HIMSELF OR BE LEFT UNATTENDED MAY BE EXCUSED FROM JURY DUTY BY THE PRESIDING JUDGE.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended

H. 3461 -- Rep. Harvin: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND AND CONGRATULATE LYNN B. GAMBLE OF MANNING FOR HIS MANY YEARS OF OUTSTANDING SERVICE TO THE PEOPLE OF SOUTH CAROLINA AND THE TRAVELING PUBLIC AS A DEDICATED TROOPER AND MEMBER OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HIGHWAY PATROL, AND TO WISH HIM AND HIS FAMILY MUCH HAPPINESS ON THE OCCASION OF HIS RETIREMENT.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3462 -- Reps. Edge, Barfield, Clemmons, Keegan, Viers 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 CONGRESS HAS AUTHORIZED AND WHICH ARE SCHEDULED TO COME WITHIN THE BOUNDARIES OF SOUTH CAROLINA.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Adopted

H. 3463 -- Reps. Edge, Barfield, Clemmons, Keegan, Viers and Witherspoon: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND TOM ROGERS OF MYRTLE BEACH FOR HIS OUTSTANDING SERVICE AS CHAIRMAN OF THE COUNCIL OF MYRTLE BEACH AREA ORGANIZATIONS AND CONGRATULATE HIM FOR HIS PERSONAL LEADERSHIP, AND THE MANY ACCOMPLISHMENTS OF THE COUNCIL OF MYRTLE BEACH AREA ORGANIZATIONS THAT BENEFIT THE MEMBER ORGANIZATIONS AND THOSE ENGAGED IN THE ENTERTAINMENT, HOSPITALITY, AND TOURISM INDUSTRY IN THE MYRTLE BEACH AREA DURING HIS TWO YEARS AS CHAIRMAN.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3464 -- Rep. Witherspoon: A BILL TO REPEAL SECTION 46-5-10, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE AGRICULTURE COMMISSION; TO PROVIDE THAT THE POWERS, DUTIES, AND FUNCTIONS OF THE COMMISSION ARE DEVOLVED UPON THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3465 -- Reps. Pinson, Parks, M.A. Pitts, Duncan, Taylor and Anthony: A BILL TO PROVIDE THAT BEGINNING WITH SCHOOL YEAR 2003-2004, THE STARTING DATE AND ENDING DATE FOR THE ANNUAL SCHOOL TERM OF SCHOOL DISTRICTS NO. 50 AND 52 IN GREENWOOD COUNTY, SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 51 IN GREENWOOD AND LAURENS COUNTIES, AND SCHOOL DISTRICTS NO. 55 AND 56 IN LAURENS COUNTY MUST BE SET BY THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE DISTRICTS IN THEIR SOLE DISCRETION, PROVIDED THAT THE ANNUAL SCHOOL TERM MUST COMPLY WITH ALL REQUIREMENTS OF SECTION 59-1-420 RELATING TO LENGTH OF THE SCHOOL TERM.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Ratified

H. 3466 -- Reps. F.N. Smith and Allen: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 56-5-945 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT TRAFFIC SIGNS CONTAINING THE WORDS "YIELD TO PEDESTRIANS" MUST BE ERECTED ALONG ANY INTERSECTION WHERE A MOTOR VEHICLE LAWFULLY MAY COMPLETE A RIGHT TURN AFTER BEING DIRECTED TO STOP BY A TRAFFIC CONTROL SIGNAL.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3467 -- Reps. Huggins, E.H. Pitts, Koon, Frye and Cotty: 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, SEWER, OR ELECTRIC SERVICES TO NONRESIDENTS FROM REQUIRING ANNEXATION AS A CONDITION OF THE RECEIPT OF THE SERVICES.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3468 -- Reps. J. Brown, Bailey, Branham, Ceips, Clyburn, Coates, Duncan, Harvin, Herbkersman, M. Hines, Mahaffey, J.H. Neal, Neilson and M.A. Pitts: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-3-1910, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF SPECIAL LICENSE TAGS TO DISABLED PERSONS BY THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT MAY ISSUE A SPECIAL MOTORCYCLE LICENSE TAG TO CERTAIN DISABLED PERSONS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3469 -- Reps. M.A. Pitts, Clark and Neilson: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-2920, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE OFFENSE OF RECKLESS DRIVING, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON WHO CAUSES AN ACCIDENT WHEN DRIVING A VEHICLE WHILE OPERATING A CELLULAR TELEPHONE IS GUILTY OF THE OFFENSE OF RECKLESS DRIVING.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3470 -- Rep. Frye: A BILL TO PROVIDE THAT BEGINNING WITH SCHOOL YEAR 2003-2004, THE STARTING DATE AND ENDING DATE FOR THE ANNUAL SCHOOL TERM OF SALUDA SCHOOL DISTRICT ONE MUST BE SET BY THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE DISTRICT IN ITS SOLE DISCRETION, PROVIDED THAT THE ANNUAL SCHOOL TERM MUST COMPLY WITH ALL REQUIREMENTS OF SECTION 59-1-420 RELATING TO LENGTH OF THE SCHOOL TERM.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Committed
Ratified

H. 3471 -- Reps. Lourie, Bales, Cotty, J. Hines, J.E. Smith, Weeks, Martin, Rhoad, Barfield, Branham, R. Brown, Clark, Clemmons, Emory, Herbkersman, M. Hines, Mahaffey, McCraw, Moody-Lawrence, Richardson and Snow: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO ESTABLISH A JOINT BUDGET TASK FORCE TO CONDUCT A THOROUGH REVIEW OF THE STATE'S SPENDING PRIORITIES AS DETERMINED AND FUNDED THROUGH THE ANNUAL STATE BUDGET AND APPROPRIATIONS PROCESS, TO PROVIDE FOR THE TASK FORCE TO CONCLUDE ITS SIX-MONTH REVIEW WITH THE PRESENTATION OF A REPORT AND RECOMMENDATIONS TO THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY AND THE GOVERNOR NO LATER THAN DECEMBER 31, 2003, CONTAINING A COMPREHENSIVE REDETERMINATION OF APPROPRIATE SPENDING PRIORITIES AND A TEMPLATE ESTABLISHING CRITERIA FOR USE BY THE GOVERNOR AND THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY, INCLUDING ITS COMMITTEES, IN A "ZERO-BASE" BUDGET PROCESS IN THE PREPARATION OF THE STATE GENERAL APPROPRIATIONS ACT, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE TASK FORCE, ITS DUTIES, EXPENSES, AND STAFFING.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3472 -- Reps. Lourie, Cotty, Barfield, Bingham, Bowers, Branham, Clark, Emory, M. Hines, Leach, McCraw, Rhoad, Rivers, Snow, Talley, Thompson, Toole and Townsend: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-23-195 SO AS TO AUTHORIZE THE STATE SUPERINTENDENT OF EDUCATION TO GRANT A WAIVER TO A SCHOOL DISTRICT WHICH APPLIES TO APPLICABLE SCHOOL BUILDING CODES RELATING TO MINIMUM LOT SIZE REQUIREMENTS OR BUILDING SQUARE FOOT REQUIREMENTS FOR CONSTRUCTION OF A NEW PUBLIC SCHOOL BUILDING OR FOR THE CONVERSION OF AN EXISTING COMMERCIAL BUILDING INTO A PUBLIC SCHOOL FACILITY, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THIS AUTHORITY GRANTED THE STATE SUPERINTENDENT OF EDUCATION IS SUPERIOR TO AND SUPERSEDES APPLICABLE BUILDING CODES AND THE AUTHORITY OF A LOCAL BUILDING OFFICIAL OR ENTITY TO DISAPPROVE THE VARIANCES GRANTED BY THE WAIVER.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3473 -- Reps. Jennings, Hosey, Whipper, Bales, Branham, Breeland, Haskins, Herbkersman, J. Hines, J.E. Smith, M. Hines, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Rivers, Simrill, Vaughn and Witherspoon: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 16-17-600, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE DESTRUCTION OR DESECRATION OF HUMAN REMAINS OR REPOSITORIES OF HUMAN REMAINS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IT IS UNLAWFUL FOR A PERSON TO STEAL ANYTHING OF VALUE FROM CERTAIN REPOSITORIES OF HUMAN REMAINS, TO MAKE A TECHNICAL CHANGE, AND TO REVISE THE PENALTY.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading

H. 3474 -- Reps. Wilkins and Harrison: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO ADOPT REVISED CODE VOLUMES 8 AND 12 AND NEW VOLUMES 7A AND 12A OF THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, TO THE EXTENT OF THEIR CONTENTS, AS THE ONLY GENERAL PERMANENT STATUTORY LAW OF THE STATE AS OF JANUARY 1, 2003.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Ratified

H. 3475 -- Reps. F.N. Smith and Allen: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 8-15-70 SO AS TO REQUIRE ALL COUNTIES TO RECOGNIZE MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. DAY AS A COUNTY HOLIDAY.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Request for Debate
Point of Order

H. 3476 -- Rep. Mahaffey: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE MEMBERS OF THE JAMES F. BYRNES HIGH SCHOOL REBELS FOOTBALL TEAM, HEAD COACH BOBBY BENTLEY, AND OTHER SCHOOL OFFICIALS ON FEBRUARY 6, 2003, AT A TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF BEING RECOGNIZED AND CONGRATULATED FOR WINNING THE 2002 CLASS AAAA DIVISION II STATE CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3477 -- Rep. Davenport: A HOUSE RESOLUTION ESTABLISHING THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES FRIVOLOUS LAWSUIT STUDY COMMITTEE AND PROVIDING FOR ITS MEMBERSHIP, DUTIES, AND DURATION, AND REQUIRING THE COMMITTEE TO MAKE ITS REPORT AND RECOMMENDATIONS TO THE HOUSE NO LATER THAN JANUARY 14, 2004.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3478 -- Rep. Mahaffey: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND AND CONGRATULATE THE JAMES F. BYRNES HIGH SCHOOL REBELS FOOTBALL TEAM FOR WINNING THE 2002 CLASS AAAA DIVISION II STATE CHAMPIONSHIP FRIDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2002.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3479 -- Rep. Davenport: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO MEMORIALIZE THE CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES TO RESCIND THE DECISIONS TO JOIN THE NORTH AMERICAN FREE TRADE AGREEMENT AND THE GENERAL AGREEMENT ON TARIFFS AND TRADE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3480 -- Reps. Kirsh and Richardson: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 15-3-640, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO LEGAL ACTIONS BASED UPON A DEFECTIVE OR UNSAFE CONDITION OF AN IMPROVEMENT TO REAL PROPERTY, SO AS TO ESTABLISH AN OUTSIDE LIMITATION OF SIX YEARS AFTER SUBSTANTIAL COMPLETION OF THE IMPROVEMENT FOR BRINGING THE ACTION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3481 -- Rep. White: A BILL TO IMPOSE A DISPOSAL FEE EQUAL TO ONE CENT ON EACH COPY OF A DAILY NEWSPAPER PUBLISHED AND CIRCULATED IN ANDERSON COUNTY, TO PROVIDE THE FEE REVENUES MUST BE CREDITED TO A SEPARATE FUND AND USED ONLY FOR ANTI-LITTER AND NEWSPRINT RECYCLING PROGRAMS, TO PROVIDE FOR THE MONTHLY PAYMENT OF THE FEE, AND TO PROVIDE A CIVIL PENALTY TO ENFORCE THE FEE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3482 -- Reps. Bingham, Trotter, M.A. Pitts, Umphlett, Taylor, E.H. Pitts, Simrill, Huggins, Owens, Bailey, Hinson, Rice, Cato, Young, Hagood, Ceips, Altman, Merrill, Scarborough, Ott and Quinn: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 16-23-20, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO EXCEPTIONS TO THE PROHIBITION AGAINST CARRYING A PISTOL SO AS TO CLARIFY THAT A PERSON MAY CARRY A PISTOL IN ANY HOME, ON REAL PROPERTY, OR AT A FIXED PLACE OF BUSINESS IF THE PERSON HAS THE PERMISSION OF THE OWNER OR PERSON IN LEGAL POSSESSION OR CONTROL OF THE PROPERTY, TO PROVIDE AN EXCEPTION FOR TRANSFERRING A PISTOL BETWEEN ONE'S PERSON AND A SECURED COMPARTMENT IN ONE'S CAR, TO CLARIFY THAT IT IS NOT A VIOLATION OF THE EXCEPTION ALLOWING A PISTOL TO BE SECURED IN A GLOVE COMPARTMENT IF THE COMPARTMENT IS OPENED TO RETRIEVE CERTAIN MOTOR VEHICLE DOCUMENTS IN THE PRESENCE OF A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER, AND TO PROVIDE AN EXCEPTION FOR TRANSFERRING A PISTOL BETWEEN ANY OF THE PROVIDED EXCEPTIONS.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3483 -- Reps. Miller, Battle, Kirsh and Limehouse: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 1-30-75, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A DIRECTOR APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR IS THE GOVERNING AUTHORITY OF THE DEPARTMENT; TO AMEND SECTION 48-4-60, RELATING TO THE DIRECTOR OF THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE APPOINTMENT, POWERS, AND DUTIES OF THE DIRECTOR; TO REPEAL SECTIONS 48-4-30, 48-4-40, AND 50-3-10, RELATING TO THE BOARD OF THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES; AND TO DIRECT THE CODE COMMISSIONER TO CHANGE OR CORRECT ALL REFERENCES TO THE BOARD OF THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES IN THE 1976 CODE TO REFLECT THE REPEAL OF THE BOARD AND THE TRANSFER OF ITS POWERS, DUTIES, AND FUNCTIONS TO THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3484 -- Rep. Altman: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-1130, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO MODIFICATIONS TO SOUTH CAROLINA TAXABLE INCOME FOR PURPOSES OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA INCOME TAX ACT, SO AS TO DISALLOW AMOUNTS DEDUCTED BY AN INDIVIDUAL ON THAT INDIVIDUAL'S FEDERAL INCOME TAX RETURN FOR CHARITABLE CONTRIBUTIONS TO ENTITIES WHO APPLY LESS THAN SEVENTY-FIVE PERCENT OF TOTAL AMOUNTS COLLECTED TO THE ENTITY'S CHARITABLE PURPOSE AS CERTIFIED BY THE SECRETARY OF STATE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3485 -- Reps. Moody-Lawrence, Govan, J.H. Neal, Hosey, J. Hines, R. Brown, Whipper, Breeland, Anthony, Bales, J. Brown, Freeman, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Mahaffey, Martin, Neilson, Rutherford and Snow: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-18-520 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IN ALLOCATING THE USE OF ADDITIONAL FUNDING TO ASSIST UNDER-PERFORMING STUDENTS AS DETERMINED UNDER THE EDUCATION ACCOUNTABILITY ACT, SCHOOL DISTRICTS SHALL ALLOCATE AT LEAST TWENTY-FIVE PERCENT OF THESE FUNDS TO INFRASTRUCTURE RESOURCES DESIGNED TO HELP THESE STUDENTS INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, INVESTMENTS IN NEW OR UPGRADED COMPUTERS, COMPUTER SOFTWARE, AND ACCESS TO ELECTRONIC OR AUDIO VISUAL PROGRAMS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3486 -- Reps. Moody-Lawrence, Bales, Govan, Simrill, J.H. Neal, Martin, Hosey, J. Hines, Breeland, Anthony, Branham, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Gourdine, Hamilton, Hayes, M. Hines, Lloyd, Neilson, Rivers, Rutherford, Snow, Weeks and Whipper: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 1-11-720, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO ENTITIES WHOSE EMPLOYEES ARE ELIGIBLE FOR STATE HEALTH AND DENTAL INSURANCE PLANS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT SCHOOL BUS DRIVERS EMPLOYED BY A SCHOOL DISTRICT ARE CONSIDERED FULL-TIME SCHOOL DISTRICT EMPLOYEES FOR PURPOSES OF STATE HEALTH AND DENTAL INSURANCE PLANS REGARDLESS OF THE NUMBER OF HOURS ACTUALLY WORKED.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3487 -- Reps. Moody-Lawrence, Govan, J.H. Neal, Hosey, J. Hines, Breeland, Anthony, Branham, J. Brown, R. Brown, Gourdine, Keegan, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Rivers, Rutherford, Snow, Weeks and Whipper: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-18-510 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT UNDER THE EDUCATION ACCOUNTABILITY ACT TEST PERFORMANCE MUST NOT BE THE SOLE DETERMINANT IN DECISIONS REGARDING PROMOTION, RETENTION, OR GROUPING OF STUDENTS OR THE PERFORMANCE OF SCHOOLS, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE MANNER IN WHICH STANDARDIZED TESTS MAY BE CONSIDERED FOR THESE DECISION-MAKING PURPOSES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3488 -- Reps. Lourie, Emory, Govan, McGee, D.C. Smith and Cotty: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 12-21-630 SO AS TO IMPOSE AN ADDITIONAL LICENSE TAX ON EACH CIGARETTE SUBJECT TO THE LICENSE TAX ON CIGARETTES IN AN AMOUNT EQUAL TO 2.65 CENTS ON EACH CIGARETTE, TO PROVIDE FOR THE COLLECTION AND ENFORCEMENT OF THIS ADDITIONAL TAX, AND TO ESTABLISH THE MEDICAID MATCH FUND TO RECEIVE THE REVENUE OF THIS TAX AND PROVIDE FOR THE USE OF THIS FUND.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3489 -- Reps. Cotty, Gilham, Clemmons, Witherspoon, Edge, Altman, Barfield, Bingham, R. Brown, Chellis, Cooper, Duncan, Govan, Hamilton, Harrison, Herbkersman, M. Hines, Hinson, Keegan, Leach, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, Rice, Sandifer, Scarborough, F.N. Smith, Stille, Taylor, Toole, Viers and White: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 12-36-925 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR A SALES TAX ON THE GROSS PROCEEDS OF THE SALE OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES BY THE DRINK OR BY OTHER SPECIFIED METHODS; TO AMEND SECTION 6-27-40, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DISTRIBUTIONS FROM THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT FUND, SO AS TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THE AMOUNT OF THE DISTRIBUTION TO COUNTIES THAT MUST BE USED FOR ALCOHOL EDUCATION AND ALCOHOLISM AND DRUG REHABILITATION; TO AMEND SECTION 61-6-20, RELATING TO THE DEFINITIONS USED IN THE ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE CONTROL ACT, SO AS TO PROVIDE A DEFINITION OF "ALCOHOLIC LIQUOR BY THE DRINK"; TO AMEND SECTION 61-6-700, RELATING TO ESTABLISHMENTS WHICH USE ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES SOLELY IN THE PREPARATION OF FOODS TO BE SERVED BY THE ESTABLISHMENTS, SO AS TO DELETE THE REFERENCE TO MINIBOTTLES; TO AMEND SECTION 61-6-1600, RELATING TO NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS BEING LICENSED TO SELL ALCOHOLIC LIQUORS IN MINIBOTTLES, SO AS TO ALSO AUTHORIZE THE SALE OF ALCOHOLIC LIQUORS BY THE DRINK; TO AMEND SECTION 61-6-1610, RELATING TO BUSINESS ESTABLISHMENTS LICENSED TO SELL ALCOHOLIC LIQUORS IN MINIBOTTLES, SO AS TO ALSO AUTHORIZE THE SALE OF ALCOHOLIC LIQUORS BY THE DRINK AND TO MAKE CONFORMING CHANGES; TO AMEND SECTION 61-6-1620, RELATING TO RESTRICTIONS ON MINIBOTTLE LICENSEES, SO AS TO DELETE THE RESTRICTIONS AND TO AUTHORIZE THE POSSESSION AND CONSUMPTION OF ALCOHOLIC LIQUORS IN CONTAINERS OTHER THAN MINIBOTTLES ON LICENSED PREMISES; BY ADDING SECTION 61-6-1635 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT ALCOHOLIC LIQUOR SOLD BY THE DRINK MUST BE PURCHASED ONLY FROM SPECIFICALLY LICENSED PERSONS; TO AMEND SECTION 61-6-1825, RRELATING TO THE PROCEDURES TO PROTEST THE ISSUANCE OR RENEWAL OF A MINIBOTTLE LICENSE, SO AS TO DELETE THE TERM "MINIBOTTLE" AND TO MAKE THE PROCEDURES APPLY TO ANY BIENNIAL LICENSE FOR ON-PREMISES CONSUMPTION; TO AMEND SECTION 61-6-2000, AND SECTION 61-6-2005, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO TEMPORARY PERMITS FOR NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE LICENSE AUTHORIZES THE SALE OF ALCOHOLIC LIQUORS IN MINIBOTTLES OR BY THE DRINK; TO AMEND SECTION 61-6-2010, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO TEMPORARY PERMITS AUTHORIZED THROUGH A REFERENDUM, SO AS TO REMOVE THE REFERENCES TO ALCOHOLIC LIQUORS "IN SEALED CONTAINERS OF TWO OUNCES OR LESS"; TO AMEND SECTION 61-6-2200, RELATING TO THE AGE OF THE SERVER OF ALCOHOLIC LIQUORS IN ON-PREMISES ESTABLISHMENTS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THE SERVER, WHO IS EIGHTEEN YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER, ALSO MAY SERVE ALCOHOLIC LIQUORS BY THE DRINK AS WELL AS IN MINIBOTTLES; TO AMEND SECTION 61-6-2600, RELATING TO THE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATING ARTICLE 5, CHAPTER 6, TITLE 61, CONCERNING THE REGULATION OF ALCOHOLIC LIQUORS IN MINIBOTTLES, SO AS TO REMOVE THE REFERENCE TO MINIBOTTLES AND TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON WHO ACTS TO AVOID THE PAYMENT OF THE SALES TAX ON THE SERVING OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES BY THE DRINK IS SUBJECT TO THE PENALTIES OF THIS SECTION; TO AMEND SECTION 61-12-10, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE DISTRIBUTION OF CERTAIN REVENUE FOR ALCOHOL AND DRUG PROGRAMS, SO AS TO REVISE A REFERENCE NECESSITATED BY THE ABOVE PROVISIONS; AND TO REPEAL SECTION 12-33-245 RELATING TO THE TWENTY-FIVE CENTS EXCISE TAX ON MINIBOTTLES.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Amended
Amended
Proposed Amended
Proposed Amended
Proposed Amended
Proposed Amended
Proposed Amended
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Request for Debate
Point of Order
Point of Order

H. 3490 -- Reps. Cotty, Gilham, Clemmons, Witherspoon, Edge, Altman, Barfield, Bingham, R. Brown, Chellis, Cooper, Duncan, Govan, Hamilton, Harrison, Herbkersman, M. Hines, Hinson, Keegan, Leach, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, Rice, Sandifer, Scarborough, F.N. Smith, Stille, Taylor, Toole, Viers and White: 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 THE DETAILED REQUIREMENTS FOR THE REGULATION OF ALCOHOLIC LIQUORS AND BEVERAGES, INCLUDING DELETING THE PROVISION THAT ON-PREMISES ESTABLISHMENTS ARE LICENSED TO SELL ALCOHOLIC LIQUORS AND BEVERAGES ONLY IN SEALED CONTAINERS OF TWO OUNCES OR LESS, AND TO AUTHORIZE THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO REGULATE THE SALE OF ALCOHOLIC LIQUORS AND BEVERAGES, INCLUDING PROVISIONS CONCERNING THE RIGHT TO SELL ALCOHOLIC LIQUORS AND BEVERAGES IN CONTAINERS OF SUCH SIZE AS THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY CONSIDERS APPROPRIATE.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Debate Adjourned
Request for Debate
Point of Order

H. 3491 -- Reps. Sheheen, Bales, Merrill, G.M. Smith and Lucas: A JOINT RESOLUTION PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO SECTION 7, ARTICLE VI, CONSTITUTION OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1895, RELATING TO THE CONSTITUTIONAL OFFICERS OF THIS STATE, SO AS TO DELETE THE ADJUTANT GENERAL, COMMISSIONER OF AGRICULTURE, AND SUPERINTENDENT OF EDUCATION FROM THE LIST OF STATE OFFICERS WHICH THE CONSTITUTION REQUIRES TO BE ELECTED AND PROVIDE THAT UPON THE EXPIRATION OF THE TERMS OF THESE OFFICERS SERVING IN OFFICE ON THE DATE OF THE RATIFICATION OF THIS PROVISION, THEY MUST BE APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR, UPON THE ADVICE AND CONSENT OF THE SENATE, TO SERVE AT HIS PLEASURE AND TO BE REMOVABLE BY HIM FOR ANY REASON; PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO SECTION 4, ARTICLE XIII, RELATING TO THE ADJUTANT GENERAL AND HIS STAFF OFFICERS, SO AS TO UPDATE REFERENCES TO HIS TITLE AND MILITARY RANK, AND TO PROVIDE THAT UPON THE EXPIRATION OF THE TERM OF THE ADJUTANT GENERAL SERVING IN OFFICE ON THE DATE OF THE RATIFICATION OF THIS PROVISION, HE MUST BE APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR IN THE MANNER REQUIRED BY SECTION 7, ARTICLE VI; PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO ARTICLE VI, RELATING TO STATE OFFICERS BY ADDING SECTION 7A SO AS TO ABOLISH THE OFFICE OF SECRETARY OF STATE, AND PROVIDE FOR ITS FUNCTIONS AND DUTIES TO BE DEVOLVED UPON THE ATTORNEY GENERAL IN THE MANNER THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY SHALL PROVIDE BY LAW; AND PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO SECTION 1, ARTICLE XI, RELATING TO THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION, SO AS TO ABOLISH THE BOARD EFFECTIVE UPON THE STATE SUPERINTENDENT OF EDUCATION BEING APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3492 -- Reps. Cato, Cooper, Hayes, Stille, Taylor and M.A. Pitts: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO PROCLAIM THE MONTH OF MARCH, 2003, AS NATIONAL ATHLETIC TRAINING MONTH IN SOUTH CAROLINA AND TO COMMEND THE ATHLETIC TRAINING PROFESSION FOR ITS ROLE IN PROVIDING QUALITY CARE TO ATHLETES AND OTHERS ENGAGING IN PHYSICAL ACTIVITY.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3493 -- Rep. Snow: A HOUSE RESOLUTION APPLAUDING HEAD COACH NATE THOMPSON OF GEORGETOWN COUNTY ON THE OCCASION OF HIS HARD-FOUGHT 2002 CLASS AA FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP IN LEADING THE CARVERS BAY HIGH SCHOOL "BEARS" TO THE STATE TITLE IN ONLY THE THIRD YEAR OF THEIR FOOTBALL PROGRAM.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3494 -- Rep. Snow: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION CONGRATULATING THE CARVERS BAY HIGH SCHOOL "BEARS" ON THEIR CLASS AA STATE FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP AND COMMENDING THE PLAYERS AND THE COACHES ON ACHIEVING THAT MARK IN ONLY THE THIRD YEAR OF THE "BEARS" FOOTBALL PROGRAM AT THE GEORGETOWN COUNTY SCHOOL.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3495 -- Rep. Snow: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE CARVERS BAY HIGH SCHOOL "BEARS" FOOTBALL TEAM, HEAD COACH NATE THOMPSON, 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 WINNING THE 2002 CLASS AA STATE FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP AND ON ACHIEVING THAT MARK IN ONLY THE THIRD YEAR OF THE "BEARS" FOOTBALL PROGRAM AT THIS GEORGETOWN COUNTY SCHOOL.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3496 -- Reps. Harrell, Wilkins, W.D. Smith, Bingham, Chellis, Clyburn, Cotty, Kirsh, McCraw, Merrill, Rice, Sheheen, Walker, Young, Harvin and Bailey: A JOINT RESOLUTION PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO SECTION 7, ARTICLE X OF THE CONSTITUTION OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1895, RELATING TO THE REQUIREMENT FOR THE STATE AND ITS POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONS TO HAVE BUDGET PROCESSES DESIGNED TO KEEP REVENUES AND EXPENDITURES IN BALANCE, THE LIMITATION ON STATE APPROPRIATIONS, AND THE LIMITATIONS ON STATE EMPLOYEES, SO AS TO DELETE THE EXISTING STATE SPENDING LIMITATION AND REQUIRE THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO REPLACE IT BY A LAW PROVIDING A LIMIT ON STATE SPENDING FOR A FISCAL YEAR THAT IS THE LESSER OF THE TOTAL OF THE STATE APPROPRIATIONS IN THE PRIOR YEAR PLUS SIX PERCENT OR THE TOTAL OF STATE APPROPRIATIONS IN THE PRIOR YEAR ADJUSTED FOR INFLATION AND POPULATION GROWTH AND PROVIDE THAT THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY IN ENACTING THE LIMIT SHALL DEFINE THE APPROPRIATIONS TO WHICH THE LIMIT APPLIES, AND EXCEPTIONS TO THE LIMIT, AND THE METHOD OF CALCULATING THE LIMIT AND PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO SECTION 36, ARTICLE III, RELATING TO THE GENERAL RESERVE FUND AND THE CAPITAL RESERVE FUND, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY BY LAW SHALL ESTABLISH A NEW "SPENDING LIMIT RESERVE FUND" TO WHICH MUST BE CREDITED ALL GENERAL FUND REVENUES IN A FISCAL YEAR IN EXCESS OF THE APPLICABLE CONSTITUTIONAL SPENDING LIMIT, TO PROVIDE THAT THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY IN THE IMPLEMENTING LAW SHALL DEFINE SURPLUS REVENUES, PROVIDE THE PURPOSES FOR WHICH THE REVENUES CREDITED TO THIS FUND MUST BE USED, AND THE TIMING AND METHOD OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY'S APPROPRIATION OF THESE REVENUES AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE IMPLEMENTING LAW MAY NOT BE AMENDED OR REPEALED EXCEPT BY A SPECIAL VOTE DEFINED AS A RECORDED ROLL-CALL VOTE OF AT LEAST TWO-THIRDS OF THE MEMBERS IN EACH BRANCH PRESENT AND VOTING, BUT NOT LESS THAN THREE-FIFTHS OF THE TOTAL MEMBERSHIP OF EACH BRANCH.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Amended
Point of Order

H. 3497 -- Reps. Quinn, Littlejohn and Sandifer: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 6-1-340 SO AS TO PROVIDE AN ADDITIONAL LIMITATION ON SPENDING OF PROPERTY TAX REVENUES FOR THE OPERATION OF POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONS AND SCHOOL DISTRICTS.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3498 -- Reps. Trotter, Owens and Skelton: A BILL TO PROVIDE THAT BEGINNING WITH SCHOOL YEAR 2003-2004, THE STARTING DATE AND ENDING DATE FOR THE ANNUAL SCHOOL TERM OF THE PICKENS COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT MUST BE SET BY THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE DISTRICT IN ITS SOLE DISCRETION PROVIDED THAT THE ANNUAL SCHOOL TERM MUST COMPLY WITH ALL REQUIREMENTS OF SECTION 59-1-420 RELATING TO LENGTH OF THE SCHOOL TERM.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading

H. 3499 -- Reps. Harrison, Allen, Altman, Anthony, Bailey, Bales, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Branham, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chellis, Clark, Clemmons, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Emory, Freeman, Frye, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Hagood, Hamilton, Harrell, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jennings, Keegan, Kennedy, Kirsh, Koon, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Richardson, Rivers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sheheen, Simrill, Sinclair, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Snow, Stewart, Stille, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Umphlett, Vaughn, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Wilkins, Witherspoon and Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION RECOGNIZING PALMETTOPRIDE, SOUTH CAROLINA'S ANTI-LITTER AND BEAUTIFICATION ORGANIZATION, ON ITS RECEIPT OF THE 2002 ROGERS AWARD AS THE BEST PUBLIC SERVICE CAMPAIGN IN THE NATION FROM KEEP AMERICA BEAUTIFUL, INC., AND THANKING THE STAFF, THE STATE AGENCIES AND CORPORATE SPONSORS, PUBLIC FIGURES AND PRIVATE CITIZENS WHO LED THE EFFORT TO KEEP THE STATE LITTER FREE.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3500 -- Reps. Mahaffey, Walker, Littlejohn and Sinclair: A BILL TO AMEND ACT 1958 OF 1972, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE HOLLY SPRINGS RURAL FIRE DISTRICT IN SPARTANBURG COUNTY, SO AS TO INCREASE FROM FIFTY TO FIVE HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS THE AMOUNT THE DISTRICT MAY BORROW IN ANTICIPATION OF TAXES.
Introduced
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Ratified

H. 3501 -- Reps. Viers, Barfield, Clemmons, Edge, Keegan and Witherspoon: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-17-150 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT ON JULY 1, 2004, THE AREA OF EACH COUNTY OF THIS STATE SHALL ALSO BE CONSTITUTED AS A SCHOOL DISTRICT AND NO COUNTY SHALL BE PERMITTED TO HAVE MULTIPLE SCHOOL DISTRICTS WITHIN ITS BOUNDARIES, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY BY LOCAL LAW BEFORE JULY 1, 2004, SHALL PROVIDE FOR THE GOVERNANCE, FISCAL AUTHORITY, AND ADMINISTRATIVE AND OPERATIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES FOR ANY COUNTYWIDE SCHOOL DISTRICT WHERE NO SUCH PROVISIONS OF LAW NOW APPLY; AND TO PROVIDE THAT ALL ACTS OR PARTS OF ACTS RELATING TO ANY SCHOOL DISTRICT WHICH IS NOT A COUNTYWIDE SCHOOL DISTRICT REQUIRED BY SECTION 59-17-150 ARE REPEALED AS OF JULY 1, 2004.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3502 -- Rep. Harvin: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE DR. C. RAYBURN BARTON OF COLUMBIA FOR HIS SERVICE TO THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA AS EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE COMMISSION ON HIGHER EDUCATION, AND TO WISH HIM MUCH SUCCESS IN HIS FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3503 -- Reps. G.M. Smith, Weeks, Coates, G. Brown, Allen, Altman, Anthony, Bailey, Bales, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Branham, Breeland, J. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chellis, Clark, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Emory, Freeman, Frye, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Hagood, Hamilton, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jennings, Keegan, Kennedy, Kirsh, Koon, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Richardson, Rivers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sheheen, Simrill, Sinclair, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Snow, Stewart, Stille, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Umphlett, Vaughn, Viers, Walker, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Wilkins, Witherspoon and Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION CONGRATULATING RAY REICH, DOWNTOWN MANAGER FOR THE CITY OF SUMTER, ON BEING PRESENTED THE 2002 OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD FROM THE GREATER SUMTER COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE IN RECOGNITION OF HIS ENTHUSIASTIC EFFORTS IN REVITALIZATION OF THE DOWNTOWN AREA OF SUMTER.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3504 -- Reps. G.M. Smith, Weeks, Coates, G. Brown, Allen, Altman, Anthony, Bailey, Bales, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Branham, Breeland, J. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chellis, Clark, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Emory, Freeman, Frye, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Hagood, Hamilton, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jennings, Keegan, Kennedy, Kirsh, Koon, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Richardson, Rivers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sheheen, Simrill, Sinclair, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Snow, Stewart, Stille, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Umphlett, Vaughn, Viers, Walker, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Wilkins, Witherspoon and Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION RECOGNIZING ROWLAND P. ALSTON, JR., OF SUMTER COUNTY AS THE RECIPIENT OF THE 2002 GREATER SUMTER CHAMBER OF COMMERCE OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD FOR HIS LIFETIME OF PUBLIC SERVICE TO THE SUMTER COMMUNITY AND BEYOND.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3505 -- Reps. G.M. Smith, Weeks, Coates, G. Brown, Allen, Altman, Anthony, Bailey, Bales, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Branham, Breeland, J. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chellis, Clark, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Emory, Freeman, Frye, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Hagood, Hamilton, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jennings, Keegan, Kennedy, Kirsh, Koon, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Richardson, Rivers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sheheen, Simrill, Sinclair, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Snow, Stewart, Stille, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Umphlett, Vaughn, Viers, Walker, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Wilkins, Witherspoon and Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION HONORING CARL SIMPSON OF SUMTER COUNTY AS THE GREATER SUMTER CHAMBER OF COMMERCE BUSINESS PERSON OF THE YEAR 2002 IN RECOGNITION OF HIS DEDICATION TO HIS CUSTOMERS AND LOYALTY TO HIS EMPLOYEES.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3506 -- Rep. Thompson: A BILL TO PROVIDE THAT UNTIL THE GRAY DRIVE RAILROAD BRIDGE LOCATED IN THE WILLIAMSTON COMMUNITY OF ANDERSON COUNTY IS REPAIRED AND THE SAFETY OF THE BRIDGE CERTIFIED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, THE RIGHTS-OF-WAY GRANTED TO A RAILROAD COMPANY BY ANDERSON COUNTY TO USE THE LAND OVER WHICH THE BRIDGE IS LOCATED ARE SUSPENDED DUE TO A BREACH OF THE DUTY TO EXERCISE REASONABLE CARE IN USING THESE RIGHTS-OF-WAY.
Introduced
Committed
Other proceedings

H. 3507 -- Reps. McGee, Coates, Harrison, Sinclair and Cotty: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 27-35-75 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE RIGHT OF ACCESS BY A LESSOR TO REAL ESTATE, FIXTURES, AND EQUIPMENT THAT ARE SUBJECT TO A COMMERCIAL LEASE AGREEMENT FOR THE PURPOSE OF REASONABLE PROTECTION OF THE LEASED PROPERTY UPON TWENTY-FOUR HOURS NOTICE TO THE LESSEE, TO PROVIDE FOR EMERGENCY CIRCUMSTANCES, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE LESSEE MAY NOT UNREASONABLY WITHHOLD CONSENT TO ACCESS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Proposed Amended
Point of Order

H. 3508 -- Reps. G.M. Smith and Weeks: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 20-3-135 SO AS TO SPECIFY THAT A PROVISION IN A PREMARITAL AGREEMENT WAIVING ALIMONY OR ATTORNEY'S FEES IS ENFORCEABLE, TO PROVIDE EXCEPTIONS, TO DEFINE UNCONSCIONABLE, AND TO PROVIDE HOW UNCONSCIONABILITY IS DETERMINED.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3509 -- Reps. Talley, Herbkersman, Littlejohn, Sheheen, Sinclair and W.D. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-210, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE EXPIRATION AND RENEWAL OF A DRIVER'S LICENSE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A DRIVER'S LICENSE IS VALID FOR SEVEN YEARS INSTEAD OF FIVE YEARS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3510 -- Reps. W.D. Smith, Anthony, Davenport, Lee, Littlejohn, Mahaffey, Sinclair, Talley and Walker: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE UNION HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL TEAM AND ITS COACHING STAFF AT A DATE AND TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF BEING RECOGNIZED FOR WINNING THE CLASS AAA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3511 -- Reps. W.D. Smith, Anthony, Davenport, Lee, Littlejohn, Mahaffey, Sinclair, Talley, Walker, Allen, Altman, Bailey, Bales, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Branham, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chellis, Clark, Clemmons, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Emory, Freeman, Frye, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Hagood, Hamilton, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jennings, Keegan, Kennedy, Kirsh, Koon, Leach, Limehouse, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Richardson, Rivers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sheheen, Simrill, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, Snow, Stewart, Stille, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Umphlett, Vaughn, Viers, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Wilkins, Witherspoon and Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND AND CONGRATULATE THE UNION HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL TEAM FOR TAKING THE 2002 CLASS AAA STATE TITLE.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3512 -- Reps. W.D. Smith, Davenport, Lee, Littlejohn, Mahaffey, Sinclair, Talley, Walker, Allen, Altman, Bailey, Bales, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Branham, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chellis, Clark, Clemmons, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Emory, Freeman, Frye, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Hagood, Hamilton, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jennings, Keegan, Kennedy, Kirsh, Koon, Leach, Limehouse, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Richardson, Rivers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sheheen, Simrill, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, Snow, Stewart, Stille, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Umphlett, Vaughn, Viers, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Wilkins, Witherspoon and Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND AND CONGRATULATE UNION HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL COACH MICHAEL ANTHONY FOR WINNING HIS THIRD CLASS AAA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3513 -- Reps. Barfield and Clemmons: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING CHAPTER 77 TO TITLE 39 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. 3514 -- Rep. Sheheen: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 44-6-75 SO AS TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, RATABLY OVER FIVE YEARS, TO CONFORM THE STATE MEDICAID MONTHLY MAINTENANCE NEEDS ALLOWANCE TO THE MOST CURRENT MAXIMUM AMOUNTS ALLOWED UNDER FEDERAL LAW.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3515 -- Rep. Anthony: A BILL TO PROVIDE THAT BEGINNING WITH SCHOOL YEAR 2003-2004, THE STARTING DATE AND ENDING DATE FOR THE ANNUAL SCHOOL TERM OF THE SCHOOL DISTRICT OF UNION COUNTY MUST BE SET BY THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE DISTRICT IN ITS SOLE DISCRETION, PROVIDED THAT THE ANNUAL SCHOOL TERM MUST COMPLY WITH ALL REQUIREMENTS OF SECTION 59-1-420 RELATING TO LENGTH OF THE SCHOOL TERM.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading

H. 3516 -- Reps. Vaughn, Whipper, Hamilton, Bailey, Chellis, Frye, Gilham, Haskins, Howard, Koon, Littlejohn, Mahaffey, Sinclair, Snow, Stille, Taylor, Cotty and Edge: 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 THAT THE VALUE OF THE LOSS OF REVENUE CAUSED BY THE UNLAWFUL WITHHOLDING OR FRAUDULENT APPROPRIATION OF RENTAL PROPERTY MAY BE CONSIDERED FOR THE PURPOSES OF COMPUTING THE APPLICABLE PENALTY, TO PROVIDE THAT A CIRCUIT COURT JUDGE OR MAGISTRATE MAY ORDER RESTITUTION IN AMOUNT BASED ON THE VALUE OF THE LOSS OF REVENUE OR DAMAGE TO THE RENTED ITEM; AND TO AMEND SECTION 22-3-550, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO MAGISTRATES' AUTHORITY TO ORDER RESTITUTION, SO AS TO REMOVE THE LIMITATION THAT SUCH RESTITUTION BE IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED FIVE THOUSAND DOLLARS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended

H. 3517 -- Reps. Owens, Cato, Clemmons, Leach, Loftis, Mahaffey, Rice, Sandifer, Skelton, Cotty and W.D. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 23-3-620, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO CERTAIN INMATES PROVIDING A SAMPLE FROM WHICH DNA MAY BE OBTAINED FOR INCLUSION IN THE STATE DNA DATABASE, SO AS TO EXPAND THE GROUP OF INMATES WHO MUST PROVIDE A SAMPLE TO INCLUDE ALL INMATES WHO HAVE BEEN CONVICTED OR ADJUDICATED FOR A FELONY.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3518 -- Reps. Perry, Allen, Altman, Anthony, Bailey, Bales, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Branham, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chellis, Clark, Clemmons, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Emory, Freeman, Frye, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Hagood, Hamilton, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jennings, Keegan, Kennedy, Kirsh, Koon, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Richardson, Rivers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sheheen, Simrill, Sinclair, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Snow, Stewart, Stille, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Umphlett, Vaughn, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Wilkins, Witherspoon and Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND THE FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH OF AIKEN FOR MORE THAN SIXTY YEARS OF DEDICATED AND UNWAVERING SUPPORT OF TROOP 110 OF THE BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA IN AIKEN, RECOGNIZE THE CHURCH'S TREMENDOUS CONTRIBUTION TO THE VALUES, MORAL DEVELOPMENT, AND LIVES OF THOSE ENABLED TO PARTICIPATE IN SCOUTING BY VIRTUE OF THEIR SUPPORT, AND TO CONVEY EVERY GOOD WISH FOR THEIR CONTINUED SUCCESS IN SUPPORTING TROOP 110 AND SCOUTING IN THE FUTURE.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3519 -- Rep. J. Brown: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND COLLIE ELBERT RAYFORD OF COLUMBIA FOR HIS DEDICATION TO TEACHING AND COACHING IN RICHLAND COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT ONE, AND TO RECOGNIZE HIM AS W. G. SANDERS MIDDLE SCHOOL DEDICATES ITS GYMNASIUM IN HIS HONOR.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3520 -- Reps. Wilkins and Harrison: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO INVITE THE CHIEF JUSTICE OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA SUPREME COURT, THE HONORABLE JEAN HOEFER TOAL, TO ADDRESS THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY IN JOINT SESSION ON THE STATE OF THE JUDICIARY AT 12:00 NOON ON WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 2003.
Introduced and Adopted
Other proceedings
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3521 -- Reps. Young, Cotty, Limehouse, Ceips, Clark, Dantzler, Duncan, Littlejohn, Mahaffey, Martin, Moody-Lawrence, Neilson, Snow, Umphlett and Whitmire: 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 THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY SHALL ISSUE "VIETNAM VETERANS" SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE DISTRIBUTION OF FEES COLLECTED FOR THESE SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3522 -- Reps. Young, Cotty, Limehouse, Duncan, Emory, Howard, Littlejohn, Merrill, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, M.A. Pitts, Snow, Talley, Toole and Whitmire: 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. 3523 -- Rep. Whitmire: A BILL TO PROVIDE THAT BEGINNING WITH SCHOOL YEAR 2003-2004, THE STARTING DATE AND ENDING DATE FOR THE ANNUAL SCHOOL TERM OF THE SCHOOL DISTRICT OF OCONEE COUNTY MUST BE SET BY THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE DISTRICT IN ITS SOLE DISCRETION, PROVIDED THAT THE ANNUAL SCHOOL TERM MUST COMPLY WITH ALL REQUIREMENTS OF SECTION 59-1-420 RELATING TO LENGTH OF THE SCHOOL TERM.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading

H. 3524 -- Reps. Cato, Bingham, Edge, Rice and Sandifer: 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 CODES SUBJECT TO PROPOSED AGENCY AMENDMENTS TO BE PROMULGATED AS REGULATIONS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3525 -- Reps. Cato, Anthony, Bailey, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, G. Brown, Chellis, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Edge, Hinson, Huggins, Kirsh, Lee, Limehouse, Perry, Quinn, Rice, Sandifer, Scott, J.E. Smith, Stille, Townsend, Tripp, Walker, White and Toole: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 40-22-286 SO AS TO ALLOW REGISTERED LAND SURVEYORS, THEIR EMPLOYEES, AND AGENTS TO ENTER ONTO THE LANDS OF OTHERS FOR THE PURPOSE OF PERFORMING CUSTOMARY AND NECESSARY ACTS OF SURVEYING LAND.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added 1068, Co-Sponsor removed

H. 3526 -- Reps. Cato, Anthony, Bailey, Barfield, Battle, G. Brown, Chellis, Cooper, Dantzler, Davenport, Edge, Hinson, Kirsh, Lee, Limehouse, Perry, Quinn, Rice, Sandifer, Scott, Stille, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Walker, White and Toole: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 40-22-285 SO AS TO CREATE A FOUR-YEAR STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS ON ACTIONS AGAINST REGISTERED SURVEYORS OR THEIR EMPLOYEES ENGAGED IN THE PRACTICE OF LAND SURVEYING AND PROVIDE WHEN THE STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS MAY NOT BE USED AS A DEFENSE; TO AMEND SECTION 15-3-640, RELATING TO ACTIONS BASED UPON THE DEFECTIVE OR UNSAFE CONDITION OF AN IMPROVEMENT TO REAL PROPERTY, SO AS TO REMOVE SURVEYING AS AN IMPROVEMENT TO REAL PROPERTY INCLUDED IN THIS SECTION; AND TO AMEND SECTION 15-3-670, RELATING TO WHEN THE LIMITATIONS PROVIDED BY SECTION 15-3-640 ARE NOT AVAILABLE AS A DEFENSE, SO AS TO REMOVE SURVEYING AND LAND SURVEYING.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3527 -- Reps. Kennedy and Lloyd: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-37-220, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO GENERAL EXEMPTIONS FROM PROPERTY TAXES INCLUDING THE EXEMPTION OF A DWELLING HOUSE OF A VETERAN WHO IS DISABLED FROM A SERVICE-CONNECTED DISABILITY, SO AS TO DELETE THE REQUIREMENT THAT THE DISABILITY BE SERVICE CONNECTED AND TO INCLUDE A DEFINITION OF THE TERM "PERMANENTLY AND TOTALLY DISABLED".
Introduced and Committed

H. 3528 -- Reps. Sheheen, Delleney, Toole, Altman, Haskins, Coates and Viers: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTIONS 44-63-50 AND 44-63-55 SO AS TO REQUIRE THAT A FETAL DEATH CERTIFICATE BE COMPLETED FOR EACH FETAL DEATH OCCURRING AFTER A GESTATIONAL PERIOD OF TWENTY WEEKS OR MORE AND TO REQUIRE A CERTIFICATE OF BIRTH RESULTING IN STILLBIRTH TO BE COMPLETED FOR EACH FETAL DEATH OCCURRING AFTER A GESTATIONAL PERIOD OF TWENTY WEEKS OR MORE AND TO FURTHER PROVIDE SPECIFICS FOR COMPLETION AND FILING OF THESE CERTIFICATES.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
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2nd Reading
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Amended

H. 3529 -- Rep. W.D. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 14-7-1110, AS AMENDED, AND SECTION 14-7-1120, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BOTH RELATING TO PEREMPTORY CHALLENGES, SO AS TO ALLOW THE PROSECUTION THE SAME NUMBER OF PEREMPTORY CHALLENGES AS THE DEFENSE IN CRIMINAL CASES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3530 -- Reps. Cato, Wilkins, Sandifer, Young, Cotty, Edge and Owens: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 58-3-27 SO AS TO PROHIBIT MEMBERSHIP ON AND RESTRICT EMPLOYMENT BY THE PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION OF A PERSON ASSOCIATED WITH A REGULATED BUSINESS; BY ADDING SECTION 58-3-35 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR ETHICS STANDARDS AND REQUIREMENTS FOR PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSIONERS; BY ADDING SECTION 58-3-65 SO AS TO ESTABLISH AN ADVISORY STAFF AND AN ADVOCACY STAFF FOR THE COMMISSION AND DESCRIBE THEIR RESPONSIBILITIES; AND BY ADDING SECTION 58-3-400 SO AS TO PROHIBIT EX PARTE COMMUNICATIONS WITH AND BY A COMMISSIONER OR ADVISORY STAFF IN CONNECTION WITH A PENDING PROCEEDING; TO AMEND SECTION 58-3-20, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO ESTABLISHMENT OF THE PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR QUALIFICATIONS, SCREENING, AND TERMS OF MEMBERSHIP; TO AMEND SECTION 58-3-24, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PERSONS INELIGIBLE TO SERVE ON THE PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION, SO AS TO ALLOW A MEMBER OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO SERVE FOUR YEARS AFTER HE HAS NOT FILED FOR RREELECTION TO THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY; TO AMEND PART 6, CHAPTER 6, TITLE 37, RELATING TO THE DIVISION OF CONSUMER ADVOCACY OF THE DEPARTMENT OF CONSUMER AFFAIRS, SO AS TO DELETE ANY RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE DIVISION IN CONNECTION WITH THE PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION; TO AMEND SECTION 8-13-90, RELATING TO SEEKING OR OFFERING PLEDGES OF VOTES, SO AS TO PROHIBIT THE DIRECT OR INDIRECT SEEKING OF A PLEDGE OR COMMUNICATION ABOUT SCREENING UNTIL CANDIDATES FOR THE OFFICE ARE DETERMINED; AND TO REPEAL SECTION 58-3-60 RELATING TO EMPLOYMENT OF STAFF FOR THE PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION.
Introduced and Committed
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H. 3531 -- Rep. Wilkins: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 24-1-290 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DIRECTOR OF THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS MAY ENTER INTO CONTRACTS WITH PRIVATE SECTOR ENTITIES THAT ALLOW INMATE LABOR TO BE PROVIDED FOR PRISON INDUSTRY SERVICE WORK.
Introduced and Committed
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H. 3532 -- Rep. Cooper: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-2934, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO A PERSON'S RIGHT TO COMPULSORY PROCESS WHO HAS BEEN CHARGED WITH THE OFFENSE OF OR AN OFFENSE RELATED TO DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF ALCOHOL OR ANOTHER SUBSTANCE, SO AS TO DELETE THE PROVISION THAT ALLOWS A PERSON WHO HAS BEEN CHARGED WITH AN OFFENSE TO COMPLETE A HEARING REQUEST FORM AND GIVE IT TO THE ARRESTING OFFICER WHO SHALL FORWARD IT TO THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY; TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-2940, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PENALTIES IMPOSED FOR COUNTING THE OFFENSE OF DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF ALCOHOL OR ANOTHER ILLEGAL SUBSTANCE, AND DRIVING WITH AN UNLAWFUL ALCOHOL CONCENTRATION, SO AS TO INCREASE THE FINES IMPOSED FOR THESE OFFENSES, AND TO PROVIDE THAT A PORTION OF EACH FINE MUST BE USED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY TO FUND HIGHWAY PATROL PROJECTS; TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-2945, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE OFFENSE OF CAUSING GREAT BODILY INJURY OR DEATH WHILE OPERATING A VEHICLE WHILE UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF ALCOHOL OR ANOTHER SUBSTANCE, SO AS TO INCREASE THE FINES IMPOSED FOR THIS OFFENSE, AND TTO PROVIDE THAT A PORTION OF EACH FINE MUST BE USED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY TO FUND HIGHWAY PATROL PROJECTS; TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-2951, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE SUSPENSION OF A PERSON'S DRIVER'S LICENSE WHO REFUSES TO SUBMIT TO A TEST TO DETERMINE HIS ALCOHOL CONCENTRATION OR HAS A CERTAIN ALCOHOL CONCENTRATION, SO AS TO DELETE THE PROVISION THAT REQUIRES A PERSON TO ENROLL IN AN ALCOHOL AND DRUG SAFETY ACTION PROGRAM BEFORE HE MAY REQUEST AN ADMINISTRATIVE HEARING; AND TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-2952, RELATING TO THE FILING FEE FOR REQUESTING AN ADMINISTRATIVE HEARING TO CHALLENGE CERTAIN DRIVER'S LICENSE SUSPENSIONS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THIS FEE APPLIES TO ANY ADMINISTRATIVE HEARING BEFORE THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY, AND TO INCREASE THE FEE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3533 -- Reps. Kennedy and Lloyd: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 16-13-270 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IT IS UNLAWFUL FOR A PERSON TO OBTAIN GOODS, WARES, MERCHANDISE, OR OTHER ITEMS OF PERSONAL PROPERTY ON CREDIT FROM AN ESTABLISHMENT AT WHICH GOODS, WARES, MERCHANDISE, OR OTHER ITEMS OF PERSONAL PROPERTY ARE OFFERED FOR RETAIL SALE WITH THE INTENT NOT TO PAY FOR THE GOODS, WARES, MERCHANDISE, OR OTHER ITEMS 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 OTHER ITEMS OF PERSONAL PROPERTY OBTAINED ON CREDIT, AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS OF THIS SECTION; AND TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-292, RELATING TO THE SUSPENSION OF THE DRIVER'S LICENSE OF A PERSON CONVICTED OF FAILING TO PAY FOR GASOLINE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THIS PROVISION APPLIES TO A PERSON WHO FAILS TO PAY FOR CERTAIN OTHER GOODS WHEN PAYMENT BECOMES DUE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3534 -- Reps. Perry, Allen, Altman, Anthony, Bailey, Bales, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Branham, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chellis, Clark, Clemmons, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Emory, Freeman, Frye, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Hagood, Hamilton, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jennings, Keegan, Kennedy, Kirsh, Koon, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Richardson, Rivers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sheheen, Simrill, Sinclair, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Snow, Stewart, Stille, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Umphlett, Vaughn, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Wilkins, Witherspoon and Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE BOY SCOUT CARSON ABELE OF AIKEN ON RECEIVING THE PRESTIGIOUS EAGLE SCOUT BADGE, COMMEND HIM FOR HIS HARD WORK, PERSEVERANCE, AND MANY ACHIEVEMENTS WHILE EARNING THE HIGHEST AWARD IN SCOUTING, AND WISH HIM EVERY SUCCESS IN ALL OF HIS FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3535 -- Reps. Perry, Allen, Altman, Anthony, Bailey, Bales, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Branham, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chellis, Clark, Clemmons, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Emory, Freeman, Frye, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Hagood, Hamilton, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jennings, Keegan, Kennedy, Kirsh, Koon, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Richardson, Rivers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sheheen, Simrill, Sinclair, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Snow, Stewart, Stille, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Umphlett, Vaughn, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Wilkins, Witherspoon and Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE BOY SCOUT DAVID I. STEVENS OF AIKEN ON RECEIVING THE PRESTIGIOUS EAGLE SCOUT BADGE AND THE BRONZE PALM AWARD, COMMEND HIM FOR HIS HARD WORK, PERSEVERANCE, AND MANY ACHIEVEMENTS WHILE EARNING THE HIGHEST AWARD IN SCOUTING, AND WISH HIM EVERY SUCCESS IN ALL OF HIS FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3536 -- Reps. Perry, Allen, Altman, Anthony, Bailey, Bales, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Branham, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chellis, Clark, Clemmons, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Emory, Freeman, Frye, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Hagood, Hamilton, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jennings, Keegan, Kennedy, Kirsh, Koon, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Richardson, Rivers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sheheen, Simrill, Sinclair, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Snow, Stewart, Stille, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Umphlett, Vaughn, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Wilkins, Witherspoon and Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE EAGLE SCOUT AARON CUNNINGHAM OF LONGWOOD, FLORIDA, ON HAVING EARNED THE PRESTIGIOUS EAGLE SCOUT BADGE, COMMEND HIM FOR HIS HARD WORK, PERSEVERANCE, AND MANY ACHIEVEMENTS WHILE EARNING THE HIGHEST AWARD IN SCOUTING, AND WISH HIM EVERY SUCCESS IN ALL OF HIS FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted.
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3537 -- Reps. Perry, Allen, Altman, Anthony, Bailey, Bales, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Branham, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chellis, Clark, Clemmons, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Emory, Freeman, Frye, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Hagood, Hamilton, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jennings, Keegan, Kennedy, Kirsh, Koon, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Richardson, Rivers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sheheen, Simrill, Sinclair, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Snow, Stewart, Stille, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Umphlett, Vaughn, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Wilkins, Witherspoon and Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE ROBERT MATTHEW FREEMAN OF AIKEN ON RECEIVING THE PRESTIGIOUS EAGLE SCOUT BADGE, COMMEND HIM FOR HIS HARD WORK, PERSEVERANCE, AND MANY ACHIEVEMENTS WHILE EARNING THE HIGHEST AWARD IN SCOUTING, AND WISH HIM EVERY SUCCESS IN ALL OF HIS FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3538 -- Reps. Townsend, Gilham, J.M. Neal, J. Hines, Martin, Wilkins, Cato, Chellis, Littlejohn, W.D. Smith, Stille, White, Talley, Thompson, Bailey, Clemmons, Barfield, Simrill, Mahaffey and Edge: A BILL TO ENACT THE "DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES REFORM ACT OF 2003" INCLUDING PROVISIONS TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 56-1-5 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT AND DUTIES OF THE DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES; BY ADDING SECTION 56-1-15 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES MAY ENTER INTO CONTRACTS WITH CERTAIN PERSONS AND ENTITIES TO ADMINISTER CERTAIN PORTIONS OF THE DRIVER'S LICENSE EXAMINATION; BY ADDING SECTION 56-1-125 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT CERTAIN PERSONS MUST BE REGISTERED FOR THE UNITED STATES SELECTIVE SERVICE WHEN APPLYING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES FOR CERTAIN SERVICES; BY ADDING SECTION 56-1-345 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES MAY CHARGE AND COLLECT CERTAIN FEES FOR PROVIDING CERTAIN INFORMATION RECORDS MAINTAINED BY THE DEPARTMENT; TO AMEND SECTION 1-30-90, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO CERTAIN DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS TRANSFERRED TO THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY, SO AS TO DELETE ALL DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS THAT RELATE TO ITS MOTOR VEHICLE DIVISION; TO AMEND SECTION 23-6-20 AND SECTION 23-6-30, BOTH AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE ESTABLISHMENT, DUTIES, AND POWERS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY, SO AS TO DELETE ITS MOTOR VEHICLE DIVISION AND ITS DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS; TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-10, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE DEFINITIONS OF TERMS THAT RELATE TO THE REGULATION OF MOTOR VEHICLES ALONG THE STATE'S HIGHWAYS, SO AS TO REDEFINE THE TERM "DEPARTMENT" TO MEAN THE "DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES"; TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-140, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE FEE FOR AND CONTENT OF A DRIVER'S LICENSE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE FEE FOR A DRIVER'S LICENSE THAT IS VALID FOR FIVE YEARS IS TWELVE DOLLARS AND FIFTY CENTS, AND THE FEE FOR A DRIVER'S LICENSE THAT IS VALID FOR TEN YEARS IS TWENTY-FIVE DOLLARS; TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-210, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE EXPIRATION AND RENEWAL OF A DRIVER'S LICENSE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A DRIVER'S LICENSE IS VALID FOR TEN YEARS INSTEAD OF FIVE YEARS FOR A PERSON WHO IS UNDER SIXTY-FIVE YEARS OF AGE; TO AMEND SECTION 56-2-2740, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE RENEWAL OF LICENSE PLATES, VALIDATION DECALS, AND VEHICLE REGISTRATION CARDS, SO AS TO DELETE THE PROVISION THAT REQUIRES THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY TO ISSUE LICENSE PLATES AND REVALIDATION DECALS, TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON SHALL OBTAIN MOTOR VEHICLE LICENSE PLATES FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES OR AN ENTITY AUTHORIZED BY THE DEPARTMENT, TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON SHALL OBTAIN VALIDATION DECALS AND MOTOR VEHICLE REGISTRATION CARDS FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES, THE COUNTY TREASURER'S OFFICE, OR AN ENTITY AUTHORIZED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES, TO PROVIDE THE CONDITIONS UPON WHICH VALIDATION DECALS AND REGISTRATION CARDS MAY BE ISSUED, AND TO PROVIDE THAT CERTAIN FEES MAY BE CHARGED BY THE TREASURER'S OFFICES AND CERTAIN ENTITIES TO DEFRAY THEIR COSTS OF ISSUING VALIDATION DECALS AND REGISTRATION CARDS; TO REPEAL SECTION 23-6-35, RELATING TO FEES THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY MAY CHARGE AND COLLECT FOR PROVIDING CERTAIN MOTOR VEHICLE RECORDS; TO REPEAL ARTICLE 7, CHAPTER 6, TITLE 23, RELATING TO THE CREATION AND CERTAIN DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF THE MOTOR VEHICLE DIVISION WITHIN THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY; AND TO DIRECT THE CODE COMMISSIONER TO CHANGE CERTAIN REFERENCES THAT RELATE TO THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY AND THE NEWLY CREATED DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES.
Introduced and Committed
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H. 3539 -- Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING AND REGULATION STATE BOARD OF NURSING, RELATING TO CODE OF ETHICS FOR NURSES WITH INTERPRETIVE STATEMENTS, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 2767, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Ratified

H. 3540 -- Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING AND REGULATION, BOARD OF CHIROPRACTIC EXAMINERS, RELATING TO ADVERTISING AND SOLICITATION, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 2732, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Introduced
Recommitted
Point of Order

H. 3541 -- Rep. Sandifer: 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 KELLY MCCORKLE, MISS SOUTH CAROLINA 2002, AND ALL THE CONTESTANTS FOR THE MISS SOUTH CAROLINA 2003 TITLE FOR THE PURPOSE OF RECOGNIZING KELLY MCCORKLE FOR WINNING THE 2002 COMPETITION AND THE OTHER CONTESTANTS FOR THEIR PARTICIPATION IN THE 2003 CONTEST.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3542 -- Rep. Sandifer: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE KELLY McCORKLE FOR HER WONDERFUL REIGN AS MISS SOUTH CAROLINA 2002, AND TO WISH HER EVERY SUCCESS IN THE FUTURE AS HER REIGN COMES TO A CLOSE.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3543 -- Reps. Phillips, McCraw and Littlejohn: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE MEMBERS OF THE NATIONALLY RANKED MEN'S VARSITY LACROSSE TEAM OF LIMESTONE COLLEGE, HEAD COACH T. W. JOHNSON, AND OTHER SCHOOL OFFICIALS AT A DATE AND TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF BEING RECOGNIZED AND CONGRATULATED ON WINNING THE NCAA DIVISION II NATIONAL LACROSSE CHAMPIONSHIP FOR 2002.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3544 -- Reps. Huggins, Allen, Altman, Anthony, Bailey, Bales, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Branham, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chellis, Clark, Clemmons, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Emory, Freeman, Frye, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Hagood, Hamilton, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hosey, Howard, Jennings, Keegan, Kennedy, Kirsh, Koon, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Richardson, Rivers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sheheen, Simrill, Sinclair, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Snow, Stewart, Stille, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Umphlett, Vaughn, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Wilkins, Witherspoon and Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION EXTENDING THE SINCEREST GRATITUDE OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO OUR FORMER COLLEAGUE, JOHN W. "BILL" RISER, FOR HIS DECADE OF DEDICATED SERVICE TO HOUSE DISTRICT NO. 69 IN LEXINGTON COUNTY AND THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, AND WISHING FOR HIM CONTINUED OPPORTUNITIES TO WORK WITH AND SERVE THE PEOPLE HE LOVES SO WELL.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3545 -- Rep. Merrill: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND, CONGRATULATE, AND HONOR MARION THEODORE DUDLEY OF HANAHAN, FOR HIS MANY YEARS OF OUTSTANDING LEADERSHIP AND PUBLIC SERVICE IN THE UNITED STATES NAVY DURING AND AFTER WORLD WAR II, AND AS A VOCATIONAL SCHOOL TEACHER, MEMBER OF THE HANAHAN CITY COUNCIL AND MAYOR OF THE CITY OF HANAHAN, AND TO WISH HIM AND HIS FAMILY THE VERY BEST OF HEALTH AND HAPPINESS, AND EVERY SUCCESS IN ALL OF THEIR FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3546 -- Reps. Clemmons, Barfield, Edge, Keegan, Viers and Witherspoon: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO NAME THE BOB GRISSOM PARKWAY CONNECTOR-HIGHWAY 17 BYPASS OVERPASS IN HORRY COUNTY IN HONOR OF THE LATE PRIVATE FIRST CLASS JOSEPH JOHN "JOE" MCGARRY OF THE MYRTLE BEACH POLICE DEPARTMENT, AND TO INSTALL APPROPRIATE MARKERS OR SIGNS ALONG THIS OVERPASS CONTAINING THE WORDS "PFC JOE MCGARRY OVERPASS".
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Adopted

H. 3547 -- Reps. W.D. Smith and Martin: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION APPLAUDING SOUTH CAROLINA NATIVE JONATHAN BYRD ON HIS SELECTION AS THE 2002 PGA TOUR ROOKIE OF THE YEAR AND WISHING HIM CONTINUED SUCCESSES ON THE LINKS AND IN LIFE.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3548 -- Reps. Cooper, Kirsh and Trotter: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 36-9-525, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE FEES CHARGED FOR FILING AND INDEXING CERTAIN RECORDS IN ACCORDANCE WITH TITLE 36 OF THE 1976 CODE, SO AS TO RECALCULATE HOW THE FEE IS ASSESSED.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3549 -- Reps. J.E. Smith, Harrison and Coates: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO AUTHORIZE THE SOUTH CAROLINA ADJUTANT GENERAL'S OFFICE TO FURLOUGH STATE-FUNDED FTE'S DURING FISCAL YEAR 2002-2003 UNDER SPECIFIED CONDITIONS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3550 -- Reps. Duncan, W.D. Smith, E.H. Pitts, Frye, Herbkersman, M.A. Pitts, Clemmons, Harrison, Stille, Anthony, Viers, Koon, Harrell, Ceips, Gilham, Clark, Merrill, Pinson, Sandifer and Taylor: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO PROVIDE THAT THE STATE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD SHALL ENGAGE A QUALIFIED INDEPENDENT AUDITING AND CONSULTING FIRM TO CONDUCT A FINANCIAL AND MANAGEMENT AUDIT OF THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AND ANY OTHER RELATED ENTITIES IT CONSIDERS NECESSARY INCLUDING A REVIEW OF SCHOOL DISTRICT RECORDS IN ORDER TO PERFORM A COMPREHENSIVE ANALYSIS OF THE STATE BUDGETARY PROCESS IN REGARD TO EDUCATION FUNDING AND THE MANNER IN WHICH EDUCATION SERVICES ARE DELIVERED FOR THE PURPOSE OF REDUCING WASTE AND DUPLICATION WITHIN THIS SYSTEM AND MAKING IT AS FISCALLY EFFECTIVE AS POSSIBLE.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3551 -- Reps. Gourdine, Umphlett, Bowers, Cobb-Hunter, Dantzler, Lee, M.A. Pitts, Weeks, J. Brown, Govan, Hosey, Breeland, Jennings, J.H. Neal, Bailey, Mack, Martin, Vaughn, Rutherford, J. Hines, Anthony, Allen, Barfield, Branham, G. Brown, R. Brown, Emory, Hagood, Harvin, Hayes, M. Hines, Howard, Kennedy, Leach, Lloyd, Lourie, McLeod, J.M. Neal, Ott, Parks, Pinson, Scarborough, Scott, F.N. Smith, Snow, Stille, Taylor and Whipper: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 8-1-130, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PUBLIC OFFICERS NOT CONSIDERED DUAL OFFICEHOLDERS SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A MUNICIPAL POLICE OFFICER WHO HOLDS A LOCAL OFFICE IN A COUNTY OTHER THAN THE ONE IN WHICH HE EXERCISES LAW ENFORCEMENT RESPONSIBILITY OR A CORRECTIONS OFFICER WHO HOLDS A LOCAL OFFICE IN ANOTHER POLITICAL SUBDIVISION IS NOT CONSIDERED A DUAL OFFICEHOLDER FOR THE PURPOSES OF THE CONSTITUTION OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1895.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3552 -- Reps. Lourie, J.E. Smith, Rivers, Hosey, Altman, Anthony, Dantzler, J. Hines, McCraw, Moody-Lawrence, Richardson, Scarborough and Umphlett: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 47-1-45 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES AND ADULT PROTECTIVE SERVICES EMPLOYEES MUST REPORT KNOWN OR SUSPECTED INSTANCES OF ANIMAL CRUELTY, FIGHTING, OR BAITING, TO PROVIDE FOR IMMUNITY FROM LIABILITY FOR REPORTING PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION, TO PROVIDE THAT ANY VETERINARIAN OR OTHER PERSON MAY REPORT SUSPECTED ANIMAL CRUELTY, FIGHTING, OR BAITING, AND TO PROVIDE FOR IMMUNITY FROM CIVIL AND CRIMINAL LIABILITY FOR REPORTING PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION; TO AMEND SECTION 20-7-510, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PERSONS REQUIRED OR PERMITTED TO REPORT CHILD ABUSE OR NEGLECT, SO AS TO INCLUDE AN OFFICER OR AGENT OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA SOCIETY FOR THE PREVENTION OF CRUELTY TO ANIMALS OR OF A SOCIETY INCORPORATED FOR THE PREVENTION OF CRUELTY TO ANIMALS AND AN ANIMAL CONTROL OFFICER WITHIN THE SECTION AND MAKE A TECHNICAL CORRECTION; AND TO AMEND SECTION 43-35-25, RELATING TO PERSONS REQUIRED TO REPORT ABUSE, NEGLECT, OR EXPLOITATION OF VULNERABLE ADULTS, SO AS TO INCLUDE AN OFFICER OR AGENT OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA SOCIETY FOR THE PREVENTION OF CRUELTY TO ANIMALS OR OF A SOCIETY INCORPORATED FOR THE PREVENTION OF CRUELTY TO ANIMALS OR AN ANIMAL CONTROL OFFICER WITHIN THE SECTION.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading

H. 3553 -- Reps. Lourie, J.E. Smith, Rivers, J.H. Neal, Hosey, Altman, Bingham, Branham, Hamilton, Clark, J. Hines, M. Hines, Koon, McCraw, Moody-Lawrence, Scarborough, Toole and Weeks: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 61-4-520, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO APPLICATIONS FOR PERMITS TO MANUFACTURE AND SELL BEER AND WINE, SO AS TO INCLUDE PROXIMITY TO A CHILDCARE FACILITY AS A FACTOR THAT MAY BE CONSIDERED IN DETERMINING IF A LOCATION IS SUITABLE FOR THE ISSUANCE OF A PERMIT; AND TO AMEND SECTION 61-6-120, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE PROHIBITION AGAINST ISSUING A LICENSE FOR THE SALE OF ALCOHOLIC LIQUORS WITHIN A CERTAIN PROXIMITY OF A CHURCH, SCHOOL, OR PLAYGROUND, SO AS TO EXTEND THIS PROHIBITION TO CHILDCARE FACILITIES.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3554 -- Rep. W.D. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 9-11-25, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE OPTION ALLOWED PROBATE JUDGES TO PARTICIPATE IN THE SOUTH CAROLINA POLICE OFFICERS RETIREMENT SYSTEM, SO AS TO EXTEND THIS OPTION TO ASSISTANT SOLICITORS AND TO CLARIFY A REFERENCE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3555 -- Rep. Witherspoon: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTIONS 4-9-31 AND 5-7-31 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT COUNTIES AND MUNICIPALITIES MAY NOT ENACT ANY ORDINANCE THAT SUPERSEDES OR IMPOSES A MORE STRINGENT STANDARD THAN THE STANDARDS ESTABLISHED BY ACT 460 OF 1996.
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Report of Committee
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3rd Reading
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Amended
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Proposed Amended
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Cloture Ordered
Request for Debate
Point of Order
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Reconsidered
Point of Order
Rejected

H. 3556 -- Education and Public Works Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE COMMISSION ON HIGHER EDUCATION, RELATING TO SOUTH CAROLINA HOPE SCHOLARSHIP, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 2752, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading

H. 3557 -- Education and Public Works Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE COMMISSION ON HIGHER EDUCATION, RELATING TO LEGISLATIVE INCENTIVES FOR FUTURE EXCELLENCE (LIFE) SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 2753, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading

H. 3558 -- Education and Public Works Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE COMMISSION ON HIGHER EDUCATION, RELATING TO LOTTERY TUITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM FOR TWO-YEAR PUBLIC AND INDEPENDENT INSTITUTIONS, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 2754, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Point of Order

H. 3559 -- Education and Public Works Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE COMMISSION ON HIGHER EDUCATION, RELATING TO NEED-BASED GRANTS PROGRAM, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 2755, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Point of Order

H. 3560 -- Education and Public Works Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE COMMISSION ON HIGHER EDUCATION, RELATING TO PALMETTO FELLOWS SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 2756, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Point of Order

H. 3561 -- Rep. G. Brown: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE PROFOUND SORROW OF THE MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY UPON THE DEATH OF ARIE LANDRUM OF BISHOPVILLE, AND TO EXTEND DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO HIS FAMILY AND MANY FRIENDS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3562 -- Reps. Scott, Allen, Altman, Anthony, Bailey, Bales, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Branham, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chellis, Clark, Clemmons, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Emory, Freeman, Frye, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Hagood, Hamilton, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jennings, Keegan, Kennedy, Kirsh, Koon, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Richardson, Rivers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Sheheen, Simrill, Sinclair, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Snow, Stewart, Stille, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Umphlett, Vaughn, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Wilkins, Witherspoon and Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE MRS. COLETTE MURRAY SWANN OF RICHLAND COUNTY ON BEING NAMED THE SOUTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION'S 2002 EMPLOYEE OF THE YEAR (HEADQUARTERS), AND TO WISH HER CONTINUED SUCCESS IN HER FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3563 -- Rep. Howard: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 45-1-100 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A STRAW THAT IS DISTRIBUTED IN A RESTAURANT OR ANOTHER PUBLIC PLACE MUST BE COVERED IN A WRAPPER.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Amended
Request for Debate
Point of Order
Rejected

H. 3564 -- Reps. Richardson, Martin, Battle, Bowers, Ceips, Chellis, Clark, Clyburn, Davenport, Gilham, Harvin, Kirsh, Lloyd, Mahaffey, McCraw, McGee, Neilson, Snow, Stille, Thompson, Walker, Witherspoon, Young, White, Clemmons, Bailey and Viers: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 27-1-60, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE RIGHT OF A HOMEOWNER OR A TENANT TO DISPLAY THE UNITED STATES FLAG ON HIS REAL PROPERTY, SO AS TO PROVIDE REASONABLE STANDARDS FOR A PORTABLE, REMOVABLE FLAG FOR HOME DISPLAY AND TO APPLY THE PROVISIONS RETROACTIVELY.
Introduced
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Amended
Other proceedings
Point of Order

H. 3565 -- Reps. Scarborough and Altman: A BILL TO AMEND ACT 340 OF 1967, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE CREATION OF THE CHARLESTON COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE ELECTION OF SCHOOL TRUSTEES IN PARTISAN INSTEAD OF NONPARTISAN ELECTIONS BEGINNING IN 2004 AND FOR THE NOMINATION, TERMS, AND ELECTION PROCEDURES OF CANDIDATES FOR THESE OFFICES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3566 -- Rep. Cato: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 58-3-250 SO AS TO AUTHORIZE THE PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION TO IMPOSE MONETARY FINES UPON COURT APPROVAL AND OTHER PENALTIES INCLUDING CERTIFICATE REVOCATION UPON AN ENTITY SUBJECT TO ITS JURISDICTION FOR WILFUL VIOLATION OF OR REFUSAL TO COMPLY WITH ANY STATUTE, REGULATION, OR ORDER OF THE COMMISSION, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE COMMISSION ALSO MAY INSTITUTE A PROCEEDING FOR INJUNCTIVE RELIEF IN THE COURT OF COMMON PLEAS TO COMPEL AN ENTITY TO COMPLY WITH ANY STATUTE, REGULATION, OR ORDER OF THE COMMISSION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3567 -- Rep. Witherspoon: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 11-5-120, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE QUARTERLY CASH REPORTS REQUIRED TO BE PUBLISHED BY THE STATE TREASURER IN A DAILY COLUMBIA NEWSPAPER, SO AS TO ALLOW THE REPORT TO BE PUBLISHED ELECTRONICALLY IN A MANNER THAT ALLOWS FOR PUBLIC REVIEW.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended

H. 3568 -- Rep. Harrison: 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 AND TO REQUIRE THE PARTIES TO SIGN THE APPLICATION IN THE PRESENCE OF AN EMPLOYEE OF THE COURT AND TO PRESENT A PHOTO IDENTIFICATION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3569 -- Reps. Cooper, Kirsh and Trotter: A BILL TO AMEND SECTIONS 8-11-260 AND 8-17-370, BOTH AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO STATE EMPLOYEES EXEMPT FROM THE CLASSIFICATION AND COMPENSATION PLAN OF THE OFFICE OF HUMAN RESOURCES OF THE STATE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD AND EMPLOYEES EXEMPT FROM THE STATE EMPLOYEE GRIEVANCE PROCEDURE ACT, SO AS TO EXTEND THESE EXEMPTIONS TO EMPLOYEES OF THE LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR'S OFFICE AND TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3570 -- Rep. Scott: A BILL TO AMEND SECTIONS 7-11-15, 7-13-40, AND 7-13-45, ALL AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE PROCEDURE FOR A CANDIDATE TO FILE AND RUN FOR PARTISAN OFFICES IN A PRIMARY AND GENERAL ELECTION, SO AS TO REQUIRE THE CANDIDATE TO FILE WITH THE AUTHORITY CHARGED BY LAW WITH CONDUCTING THE ELECTION INSTEAD OF THE POLITICAL PARTY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3571 -- Reps. Bingham and Toole: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 42-11-30, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA WORKERS' COMPENSATION LAW, OCCUPATIONAL DISEASES, AND THE PRESUMPTION THAT HEART OR RESPIRATORY DISEASES OCCURRING IN FIREFIGHTERS AROSE OUT OF AND IN THE COURSE OF THEIR EMPLOYMENT, SO AS TO CREATE A PRESUMPTION THAT A CARDIAC INCIDENT OCCURRING IN LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS AROSE OUT OF THE COURSE OF EMPLOYMENT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3572 -- Rep. Keegan: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 61-4-520, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO APPLICATIONS FOR PERMITS FOR SELLING BEER AND WINE, SO AS TO PROHIBIT THE ISSUANCE OF A PERMIT IF THE APPLICANT CONDUCTS GAMES USING FIREARMS AT WHICH PRIZES ARE AWARDED ON THE PROPERTY ON WHICH THE PLACE OF BUSINESS IS LOCATED AND IS TO BE LICENSED FOR ON-PREMISES CONSUMPTION OF BEER OR WINE.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Proposed Amended
Recommitted
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Request for Debate
Point of Order

H. 3573 -- Reps. Huggins and McLeod: 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 THE CHAPIN HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS CROSS COUNTRY TEAM AND COACH JACK LEGRAND FOR THE PURPOSE OF RECOGNIZING THEM FOR WINNING THE STATE CLASS AA CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIP IN 2002.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3574 -- Reps. Huggins and McLeod: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE THE CHAPIN HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS CROSS COUNTRY TEAM FOR WINNING THE STATE CLASS AA CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIP FOR 2002.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3575 -- Rep. Cooper: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 27-18-85 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR TREATMENT OF UNCLAIMED PROPERTY PAYABLE OR DISTRIBUTABLE IN THE COURSE OF THE DEMUTUALIZATION OF AN INSURANCE COMPANY AS ABANDONED IN FIVE YEARS EXCEPTING AMOUNTS DUE TO THE STATE OR A POLITICAL SUBDIVISION OF THE STATE.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Point of Order
Ratified

H. 3576 -- Reps. Sheheen, Lucas and Cotty: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO NAME THE BEAVER CREEK BRIDGE ON SOUTH CAROLINA HIGHWAY 97 IN KERSHAW COUNTY IN HONOR OF THE LATE SENIOR TROOPER MICHAEL J. RAO AND TO INSTALL APPROPRIATE MARKERS OR SIGNS ON THE BRIDGE CONTAINING THE WORDS "SENIOR TROOPER MICHAEL J. RAO BRIDGE".
Introduced and Committed

H. 3577 -- Reps. J. Hines, Neilson and Lucas: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE LAMAR HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL TEAM AND ITS COACHING STAFF AT A DATE AND TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF BEING RECOGNIZED FOR WINNING THE 2002 CLASS A STATE CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3578 -- Reps. J. Hines, Neilson and Lucas: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE THE LAMAR HIGH SCHOOL SILVER FOXES FOOTBALL TEAM ON WINNING ITS FIRST CLASS A STATE CHAMPIONSHIP ON SATURDAY, DECEMBER 7, 2002, COMMEND THE PLAYERS, COACHES, AND STAFF FOR THEIR HARD WORK AND DEDICATION, AND WISH THEM EVERY SUCCESS IN THEIR FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3579 -- Reps. Rice and McGee: A BILL TO ENACT THE "SOUTH CAROLINA HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES REORGANIZATION AND ACCOUNTABILITY ACT OF 2003"; TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 3, CHAPTER 30, TITLE 1 SO AS TO TRANSFER THE CONTINUUM OF CARE FOR EMOTIONALLY DISTURB CHILDREN FROM THE OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR TO THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES, TO TRANSFER THE DEPARTMENT OF ALCOHOL AND OTHER DRUG ABUSE SERVICES AND THE DEPARTMENT OF MENTAL HEALTH TO THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES AND TO TRANSFER THE SOUTH CAROLINA COMMISSION FOR THE BLIND TO THE DEPARTMENT OF VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION; TO ADD ARTICLE 5, CHAPTER 30, TITLE 1 SO AS TO ESTABLISH THE DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY FOR HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES AGENCIES AND TO PROVIDE FOR ITS POWERS AND DUTIES; BY ADDING CHAPTER 64, TITLE 2 SO AS TO ESTABLISH A JOINT LEGISLATIVE COMMITTEE ON HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES AND TO PROVIDE FOR ITS MEMBERSHIP, FUNCTIONS, DUTIES, AND RESPONSIBILITIES; BY ADDING ARTICLE 8, CHAPTER 6, TITLE 44 SO AS TO ESTABLISH THE OFFICE OF INSPECTOR GENERAL FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, TO PROVIDE THAT THE IINSPECTOR GENERAL MUST BE APPOINTED BY AND UNDER THE DIRECTION OF THE JOINT LEGISLATIVE COMMITTEE ON HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, AND TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THE POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE INSPECTOR GENERAL; BY ADDING SECTION 44-6-75 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR A MEDICAID COST CONTAINMENT ACTION PLAN; BY ADDING SECTION 12-21-625 SO AS TO IMPOSE AN ADDITIONAL LICENSE TAX ON EACH CIGARETTE SUBJECT TO THE LICENSE TAX ON CIGARETTES IN AN AMOUNT EQUAL TO 2.1 CENTS ON EACH CIGARETTE, TO ESTABLISH THE MEDICAID SERVICES FUND TO RECEIVE THE REVENUE OF THIS TAX AND PROVIDE FOR THE USE OF THIS FUND FOR REORGANIZATION AND PUBLIC HEALTH PURPOSES, TO CREATE A MEDICAID MATCHING FUND, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE COLLECTION AND ENFORCEMENT OF THIS ADDITIONAL TAX; TO AMEND SECTION 44-6-155, RELATING TO THE MEDICAID EXPANSION FUND, SO AS TO INCLUDE WITHIN THE FUND THE TAX IMPOSED BY SECTION 12-21-625; TO REPEAL SECTIONS 12-6-530 AND 12-6-540, RELATING TO THE STATE CORPORATE INCOME TAX AND THE STATE INCOME TAX ON THE TAXABLE INCOME OF EXEMPT OORGANIZATIONS AND COOPERATIVES EFFECTIVE FOR TAXABLE YEARS BEGINNING AFTER 2005 AND TO REDUCE THE EXISTING RATE OF THESE TAXES TO FOUR PERCENT FOR TAXABLE YEARS BEGINNING IN 2004 AND TWO PERCENT FOR TAXABLE YEARS BEGINNING IN 2005; TO REQUIRE THE DIRECTOR OF THE LEGISLATIVE AUDIT COUNCIL TO EMPLOY AUDITORS TO PERFORM REGULAR AUDITS ON DEPARTMENTS AFFECTED BY THIS ACT; AND TO DESIGNATE SECTIONS 1-30-10 THROUGH 1-30-120 AS ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 30, TITLE 1 AND NAMED "DEPARTMENTS OF STATE GOVERNMENT".
Introduced and Committed

H. 3580 -- Reps. Neilson, Allen, Bales, Emory, Freeman, J. Hines, Jennings, Leach, Lucas, Snow and Stille: 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. 3581 -- Reps. Neilson, Clark, Dantzler, Emory, Freeman, J. Hines, Hinson, Keegan, Lucas, J.M. Neal, Richardson, Rivers, Snow and Stille: 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 SHALL 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. 3582 -- Reps. Neilson, Cotty, Govan, J. Hines, Gourdine, Limehouse, Hosey, Altman, Anthony, Bales, Battle, Bowers, R. Brown, Ceips, Chellis, Clark, Coates, Emory, Freeman, Gilham, Hagood, Hamilton, Harvin, Herbkersman, Keegan, Kennedy, Leach, Littlejohn, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, McCraw, McLeod, Miller, J.M. Neal, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Sandifer, Sinclair, G.M. Smith, J.R. Smith, Snow, Stille, Talley, Thompson, Toole, Umphlett, Vaughn, Walker, Weeks, White and Whitmire: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO CREATE THE WORLD WAR II MEMORIAL MONUMENT COMMISSION AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE COMMISSION'S MEMBERSHIP, DUTIES, AND RELATED MATTERS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3583 -- Reps. Neilson, J. Hines, Gourdine, Hosey, Govan, Barfield, Battle, Bowers, Davenport, Freeman, M. Hines, Leach, McCraw, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, Phillips, G.M. Smith, J.R. Smith, Snow, Thompson, Vaughn and Weeks: 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
Report of Committee
Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3584 -- Reps. Scarborough, Allen, Altman, Anthony, Bailey, Bales, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Branham, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chellis, Clark, Clemmons, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Emory, Freeman, Frye, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Hagood, Hamilton, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jennings, Keegan, Kennedy, Kirsh, Koon, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Richardson, Rivers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scott, Sheheen, Simrill, Sinclair, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Snow, Stewart, Stille, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Umphlett, Vaughn, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Wilkins, Witherspoon and Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2003, AS "SOUTH CAROLINA GIVE KIDS A SMILE DAY" AND JOIN IN THE EFFORTS THROUGHOUT THE NATION TO PROMOTE ORAL HEALTH AWARENESS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3585 -- Rep. Clark: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO WELCOME BRUCE SCHWARTZ OF BISMARCK, NORTH DAKOTA, A DIRECTOR OF THE INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF LIONS CLUBS, TO SOUTH CAROLINA AND TO COMMEND HIM FOR HIS TIRELESS EFFORTS AND LEADERSHIP ON BEHALF OF THE INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF LIONS CLUBS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3586 -- Reps. Clemmons, Harrison, Cato, W.D. Smith, Viers, Herbkersman, M.A. Pitts, Altman, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Branham, Ceips, Clark, Duncan, M. Hines, Keegan, Lourie, Owens, Skelton, Toole, Trotter, Umphlett, Whitmire, Witherspoon, Young, Hagood, Mahaffey, D.C. Smith, Haskins, Allen, Cobb-Hunter, Richardson, Jennings, Hayes, Merrill, Hinson, Delleney, G.M. Smith, Koon, Taylor, Martin, Bailey, McGee, Hamilton, J.R. Smith, Rhoad, Anthony, Freeman, Scarborough, J.E. Smith, Loftis, Coates, Rivers, Ott, J.H. Neal, Dantzler, Moody-Lawrence, Huggins, Limehouse, Tripp, Edge, Quinn, Wilkins, Clyburn, Kirsh, Neilson, Davenport, Gilham, Thompson, McLeod and Leach: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 5 TO CHAPTER 6, TITLE 44 SO AS TO ENACT THE SOUTH CAROLINA RETIREES AND INDIVIDUALS POOLING TOGETHER FOR SAVINGS ACT WHICH CREATES A PROGRAM TO BE ADMINISTERED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES TO PROVIDE PRESCRIPTION DRUGS AT A REDUCED COST TO NONMEDICAID SENIOR RESIDENTS; TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT TO ESTABLISH ANNUAL ENROLLMENT FEES WHICH MUST FULLY FUND THE ADMINISTRATION OF THE PROGRAM; TO AUTHORIZE THE DEPARTMENT TO SEEK NECESSARY WAIVERS, TO COMBINE NEGOTIATING POWERS TO ATTAIN REDUCED PRESCRIPTION COSTS FOR PROGRAM ENROLLEES, AND TO CONTRACT WITH OTHER STATES AND ENTITIES TO ASSIST IN ADMINISTERING THIS PROGRAM; AND TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT TO REPORT TO THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY ANNUALLY ON THE PROGRAM.
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2nd Reading
3rd Reading
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Amended
Proposed Amended
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Debate Adjourned
Request for Debate
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Ratified

H. 3587 -- Rep. Rhoad: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 20-7-1550 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IN PROCEEDINGS IN WHICH CHILD CUSTODY AND VISITATION ARE IN DISPUTE THERE IS A PRESUMPTION THAT JOINT CUSTODY IS IN THE BEST INTEREST OF THE CHILD, TO REQUIRE THE COURT TO ORDER JOINT CUSTODY ABSENT WRITTEN FINDINGS THAT A PARENT IS UNFIT OR GEOGRAPHICALLY REMOVED, AND TO REQUIRE THE COURT TO EQUALIZE AND PROMOTE OPPORTUNITIES FOR EACH PARENT TO BE INVOLVED IN ACTIVITIES IN THE CHILD'S LIFE IN AND OUT OF SCHOOL.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Proposed Amended
Recommitted
Debate Adjourned
Request for Debate

H. 3588 -- Rep. Rhoad: A BILL TO AMEND SECTIONS 12-21-1020 AND 12-21-1030, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE LICENSE TAX ON BEER AND WINE, SO AS TO INCREASE THE LICENSE TAX ON BEER FROM .6 CENTS AN OUNCE TO .77 CENTS AN OUNCE AND TO AMEND SECTION 12-33-230, RELATING TO THE LICENSE TAX ON THE SALE OF ALCOHOLIC LIQUORS, SO AS TO INCREASE THE TAX FROM TWELVE CENTS ON EACH EIGHT OUNCES TO 13.25 CENTS ON EACH TWELVE OUNCES AND FROM 50.7 CENTS A LITER TO 55.7 CENTS A LITER.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3589 -- Rep. Cooper: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO PROVIDE THAT NEW APPLICATIONS MAY BE ACCEPTED UNDER THE STATE EMPLOYEE ADOPTION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM FOR A SPECIFIED PERIOD OF TIME UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 3590 -- Reps. Davenport, Barfield, Phillips, Bingham, Trotter, Pinson, G. Brown, Haskins, Koon, Hamilton, Leach, Frye, Toole, Owens, Cooper, Simrill, Rice, Viers, Walker, Delleney and M.A. Pitts: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO DIRECT THE STATE ELECTION COMMISSION TO HOLD A REFERENDUM AT THE TIME OF THE NEXT GENERAL ELECTION FOR REPRESENTATIVES TO ASCERTAIN WHETHER THE SOUTH CAROLINA ELECTORS FAVOR AMENDING THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION TO ALLOW STATES TO PROHIBIT ABORTIONS.
Introduced and Committed
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H. 3591 -- Reps. Davenport and Bailey: A BILL TO AMEND TITLE 40, CHAPTER 25, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE PRACTICE OF SPECIALIZING IN HEARING AIDS, SO AS TO CONFORM THIS CHAPTER TO THE STATUTORY, ORGANIZATIONAL, AND ADMINISTRATIVE FRAMEWORK ESTABLISHED FOR PROFESSIONAL AND OCCUPATIONAL BOARDS IN CHAPTER 1, TITLE 40, TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THE LICENSURE AND REGULATION OF HEARING AID SPECIALISTS, INCLUDING PROVIDING PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS, TO DEVOLVE THE POWERS, DUTIES, FUNCTIONS, AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL REGARDING THE "PRACTICE OF SPECIALIZING IN HEARING AIDS ACT" UNDER CHAPTER 25, TITLE 40 UPON THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING AND REGULATION, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE COMMISSION FOR HEARING AID SPECIALISTS SHALL ACT AS A PROFESSIONAL AND OCCUPATIONAL LICENSING BOARD FOR HEARING AID SPECIALISTS WITHIN THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING AND REGULATION.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
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2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Point of Order

H. 3592 -- Reps. Delleney and Lucas: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 62-7-403, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO ALLOCATION OF RECEIPTS AND DISBURSEMENTS BETWEEN PRINCIPAL AND INCOME FOR PURPOSES OF A TRUST OR ESTATE, SO AS TO EXPAND THE SCOPE OF THE SECTION BY MAKING A CHANGE IN A CROSS-REFERENCE.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Ratified

H. 3593 -- Reps. Bingham and Toole: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 1-11-710, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO INSURANCE FOR STATE EMPLOYEES AND SCHOOL DISTRICT EMPLOYEES, SO AS TO ALLOW SMALL EMPLOYERS TO PARTICIPATE IN THE STATE HEALTH AND DENTAL PLANS, TO AUTHORIZE THE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD TO ADJUST SEPARATELY THE BENEFITS AND PREMIUMS FOR SMALL EMPLOYERS TO ENSURE THAT THERE IS NO COST TO THE STATE ASSOCIATED WITH OFFERING OR ADMINISTERING SMALL EMPLOYER PARTICIPATION IN THE STATE HEALTH AND DENTAL PLANS, AND TO AUTHORIZE THE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD TO PROMULGATE REGULATIONS; AND TO AMEND SECTION 1-11-720, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO ENTITIES WHOSE EMPLOYEES ARE ELIGIBLE FOR STATE HEALTH AND DENTAL INSURANCE AND REQUIREMENTS FOR ELIGIBILITY, SO AS TO INCLUDE AND DEFINE CERTAIN SMALL EMPLOYERS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3594 -- Reps. Jennings, Harrison, F.N. Smith, Lucas, G.M. Smith and Hagood: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 23-3-620, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO REQUIRING CERTAIN OFFENDERS TO PROVIDE A SAMPLE FROM WHICH DEOXYRIBONUCLEIC ACID (DNA) MAY BE OBTAINED, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT BEGINNING JULY 1, 2003, RATHER THAN REQUIRING ONLY CERTAIN OFFENDERS TO PROVIDE A DNA SAMPLE, ALL PERSONS CONVICTED OR ADJUDICATED DELINQUENT FOR ANY FELONY MUST PROVIDE SUCH A SAMPLE AND TO INCLUDE PROVISIONS FOR OBTAINING SAMPLES FROM THOSE CONVICTED OR ADJUDICATED DELINQUENT FELONS PRIOR TO THIS ACT'S EFFECTIVE DATE WHO ARE SERVING A TERM OF CONFINEMENT ON THIS ACT'S EFFECTIVE DATE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3595 -- Reps. McLeod, Bales, J.E. Smith, Davenport, Parks, E.H. Pitts and Clark: A BILL TO AMEND SECTIONS 9-1-1140 AND 9-11-50, BOTH AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO SERVICE CREDIT FOR PURPOSES OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA RETIREMENT SYSTEM AND THE SOUTH CAROLINA POLICE OFFICERS RETIREMENT SYSTEM, SO AS TO INCREASE FROM NINETY TO ONE HUNDRED EIGHTY THE NUMBER OF DAYS OF ACCUMULATED SICK LEAVE THAT IS ADDED TO CREDITED SERVICE OF A MEMBER OF THESE SYSTEMS AT RETIREMENT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3596 -- Reps. McLeod, J.E. Smith, Bales, Davenport, Parks, Clark, E.H. Pitts and Sinclair: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 8-11-40, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO SICK LEAVE ALLOWED STATE EMPLOYEES, SO AS TO INCREASE FROM EIGHT TO TEN THE NUMBER OF SICK DAYS AN EMPLOYEE IS ALLOWED TO USE TO CARE FOR AN ILL IMMEDIATE FAMILY MEMBER.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3597 -- Reps. McLeod, J.E. Smith, Bales, Davenport and Parks: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 8-11-40, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO SICK LEAVE ALLOWED STATE EMPLOYEES, SO AS TO INCREASE FROM ONE HUNDRED EIGHTY DAYS TO TWO HUNDRED TEN DAYS THE NUMBER OF SICK LEAVE DAYS A STATE EMPLOYEE MAY ACCRUE AND TO UPDATE A REFERENCE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3598 -- Reps. Richardson, Bailey, Bowers, Clark, Clyburn, Edge, Hamilton, Herbkersman, Hosey, Kirsh, Limehouse, Mahaffey, Neilson, Owens, Quinn, Rivers, Sandifer, Simrill, Snow, Vaughn and Whipper: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-36-2120, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO SALES AND USE TAX EXEMPTIONS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT READING GLASSES ARE EXEMPT ITEMS DURING THE AUGUST SALES TAX HOLIDAY.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended

H. 3599 -- Rep. Hayes: A BILL TO AUTHORIZE THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF DILLON COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT 3 TO ISSUE AND SELL GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS OF DILLON COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT 3 IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED SEVEN HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS, TO PRESCRIBE THE CONDITIONS PURSUANT TO WHICH THE BONDS MAY BE ISSUED AND THE PURPOSES FOR WHICH THE PROCEEDS OF THE BONDS MAY BE EXPENDED, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE PAYMENT OF THE BONDS.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Debate Adjourned
Other proceedings
Ratified

H. 3600 -- Rep. Hayes: A BILL TO AUTHORIZE THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF DILLON COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT 2 TO ISSUE AND SELL GENERAL OBLIGATION REFUNDING BONDS OF DILLON COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT 2 IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED ONE MILLION ONE HUNDRED FORTY THOUSAND DOLLARS, TO PRESCRIBE THE CONDITIONS PURSUANT TO WHICH THE BONDS MAY BE ISSUED AND THE PURPOSES FOR WHICH THE PROCEEDS OF THE BONDS MAY BE EXPENDED, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE PAYMENT OF THE BONDS.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Debate Adjourned
Other proceedings
Ratified

H. 3601 -- Rep. F.N. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 6-1-135 SO AS TO REQUIRE ALL POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONS OF THE STATE RECEIVING ANY STATE FUNDS TO OBSERVE STATE LEGAL HOLIDAYS, TO PROVIDE THAT PAYMENT OF STATE FUNDS OTHERWISE DUE A POLITICAL SUBDIVISION MUST BE SUSPENDED IF A POLITICAL SUBDIVISION FAILS TO OBSERVE ALL STATE LEGAL HOLIDAYS, AND TO DEFINE "POLITICAL SUBDIVISION".
Introduced and Committed

H. 3602 -- Rep. Townsend: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE THE TWENTY-THREE SOUTH CAROLINA TECHNICAL COLLEGE STUDENTS NAMED TO SOUTH CAROLINA'S 2003 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. 3603 -- Reps. Talley and Sinclair: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE THE DORMAN HIGH SCHOOL CAVALIERS GIRLS GOLF TEAM AND COACH LEWIS TERRY ON WINNING THE CLASS AAAA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP AND COMMEND THEM FOR THEIR HARD WORK AND DEDICATION.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3604 -- Reps. Talley and Sinclair: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE DORMAN HIGH SCHOOL BOYS CROSS COUNTRY TEAM, ITS COACHING STAFF, AND OTHER SCHOOL OFFICIALS ON WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2003, AT A TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER FOR THE PURPOSE OF BEING RECOGNIZED FOR WINNING THE 2002 SOUTH CAROLINA CLASS AAAA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3605 -- Reps. Talley and Sinclair: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE THE DORMAN HIGH SCHOOL CAVALIERS BOYS CROSS COUNTRY TEAM AND COACH BOBBY URBAN ON WINNING THE CLASS AAAA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP AND COMMEND THEM FOR THEIR HARD WORK AND DEDICATION.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3606 -- Reps. Talley and Sinclair: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE DORMAN HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS GOLF TEAM, ITS COACHING STAFF, AND OTHER SCHOOL OFFICIALS ON WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2003, AT A TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER FOR THE PURPOSE OF BEING RECOGNIZED FOR WINNING THE 2002 SOUTH CAROLINA CLASS AAAA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3607 -- Rep. Cooper: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO PROVIDE THAT SCHOOL DAYS MISSED DURING THE WEEK OF DECEMBER 2 THROUGH DECEMBER 6, 2002, BY THE STUDENTS OF ANY SCHOOL IN SCHOOL DISTRICT 1 OF ANDERSON 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 and Committed
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3rd Reading
Recalled

H. 3608 -- Reps. Leach, Frye, Harrell, Haskins, Herbkersman, Koon, Loftis, McCraw, Perry, Phillips, Quinn, Sandifer, Snow, Stille and Townsend: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 5 TO CHAPTER 23, TITLE 59 SO AS TO REQUIRE THAT BEGINNING JULY 1, 2004, A PLAN FOR A NEW EDUCATIONAL FACILITY MUST BE A PLAN FOR A NEIGHBORHOOD SCHOOL, TO PROVIDE AN EXCEPTION, TO PROVIDE THAT A SCHOOL THAT DOES NOT MEET THE DEFINITION OF A NEIGHBORHOOD SCHOOL SHALL SUBDIVIDE INTO SCHOOLS-WITHIN-A-SCHOOL, AND TO REQUIRE THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION TO PROMULGATE REGULATIONS TO ELIMINATE MINIMUM ACREAGE REQUIREMENTS FOR SCHOOL SITE SELECTION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3609 -- Reps. Wilkins, Quinn, Altman, Barfield, Bingham, Cato, Ceips, Chellis, Clark, Clemmons, Coates, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Frye, Gilham, Hagood, Hamilton, Harrell, Harrison, Haskins, Herbkersman, Hinson, Huggins, Keegan, Koon, Leach, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Loftis, Lucas, Mahaffey, Martin, McGee, Merrill, Owens, Perry, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rice, Richardson, Sandifer, Scarborough, Simrill, Sinclair, Skelton, D.C. Smith, G.M. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Stewart, Stille, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Umphlett, Vaughn, Viers, Walker, White, Whitmire, Witherspoon and Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS SINCERE APPRECIATION TO CAMERON FOLSOM CRAWFORD FOR HIS EXCELLENT SERVICE AS THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES REPUBLICAN CAUCUS AND TO EXTEND BEST WISHES TO HIM IN HIS FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3610 -- Rep. Witherspoon: 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 OBSERVANCE OF NATIONAL FFA WEEK, FEBRUARY 16-23, 2003.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3611 -- Reps. J.E. Smith, Scott, Rutherford, Govan, Battle, Cobb-Hunter, Hosey, Jennings, Lourie, Miller, Ott, F.N. Smith and Weeks: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 30-4-75 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT MEETINGS OF THE GOVERNOR WITH AGENCY OR DEPARTMENT HEADS HE APPOINTS TOGETHER WITH ANY OTHER PUBLIC OFFICIALS OR EMPLOYEES INVITED TO ATTEND MUST BE OPEN TO THE PUBLIC IN THE SAME MANNER AND UNDER THE SAME CONDITIONS THAT MEETINGS OF PUBLIC BODIES MUST BE OPEN TO THE PUBLIC UNDER THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3612 -- Reps. Littlejohn, Bailey, Cotty, Anthony, Whipper, Mahaffey, R. Brown, J.H. Neal, Rutherford, Frye, Bales, Bowers, G. Brown, J. Brown, Cobb-Hunter, Dantzler, Freeman, Gourdine, Harvin, Hayes, Ott, Clark, Lee, E.H. Pitts, Martin, McLeod, McCraw, Moody-Lawrence, Neilson, Phillips, Rhoad, Rivers, Scott, F.N. Smith, Snow, Stille, Townsend and Umphlett: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 10 OF TITLE 4, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 4 TO PROVIDE, SUBJECT TO A COUNTYWIDE REFERENDUM, FOR THE IMPOSITION OF A SPECIAL ONE PERCENT SALES AND USE TAX WITHIN A COUNTY FOR NOT MORE THAN SEVEN 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 WITHIN SUCH 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 SOUTH CAROLINA TREASURER FOR SCHOOL DISTRICTS OF THE COUNTY IN WHICH THE TAX IS IMPOSED, 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
Report of Committee
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Co-Sponsor removed
Co-Sponsor removed
Proposed Amended
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Request for Debate
Request for Debate
Point of Order

H. 3613 -- Reps. Duncan, Coates, M.A. Pitts and Witherspoon: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 50-11-2570, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PERMITS TO TAKE OR CAPTURE DESTRUCTIVE FURBEARING ANIMALS OR OTHER DESTRUCTIVE GAME ANIMALS, SO AS TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THE RESTRICTIONS ON SUCH PERMITS AND REPORTING REQUIREMENTS PERTAINING TO THE PERMITS; TO AMEND SECTION 50-11-120, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE HUNTING SEASON FOR SMALL GAME, SO AS TO PROVIDE THERE IS NO CLOSED SEASON FOR BEAVER ON PRIVATE LANDS; AND TO REPEAL SECTION 50-11-130 RELATING TO PENALTIES FOR HUNTING WITH FIREARMS IN GAME ZONE 9 DURING SPECIFIC TIMES.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Proposed Amended
Point of Order
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 3614 -- Reps. Limehouse, Allen, Altman, Branham, Breeland, Ceips, Coates, Duncan, Frye, Hamilton, Hayes, Hosey, Koon, McCraw, Merrill, Miller, Phillips, M.A. Pitts, Richardson, Rivers, Scarborough, F.N. Smith, J.R. Smith, Snow, Tripp and Viers: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-1140, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DEDUCTIONS FROM SOUTH CAROLINA TAXABLE INCOME OF AN INDIVIDUAL FOR PURPOSES OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA INCOME TAX ACT, SO AS TO ALLOW A DEDUCTION OF REWARD MONEY PAID TO A RESIDENT INDIVIDUAL TAXPAYER FOR INFORMATION PROVIDED BY THE TAXPAYER DIRECTLY LEADING TO THE REMOVAL AS A THREAT OF AN INTERNATIONAL TERRORIST AND TO PROVIDE THAT REWARD MONEY DOES NOT INCLUDE THE REGULAR PAY AND ALLOWANCES OF LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS AND MEMBERS OF THE ARMED FORCES OF THE UNITED STATES.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading

H. 3615 -- Rep. Taylor: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO PROVIDE THAT SCHOOL DAYS MISSED ON DECEMBER 5, 2002, AND JANUARY 23 AND 24, 2003, BY THE STUDENTS OF LAURENS COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 55 WHEN THE SCHOOLS WERE CLOSED DUE TO 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
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Message from Senate
Ratified
Veto Message
Veto Overridden

H. 3616 -- Reps. Cato, Wilkins, Chellis, Clark, Edge, Clemmons, Bailey and Toole: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING CHAPTER 23 TO TITLE 37 RELATING TO CONSUMER PROTECTION SO AS TO ENACT THE SOUTH CAROLINA HIGH-COST AND CONSUMER HOME LOANS ACT; TO DEFINE THE SUBJECT LOANS; TO PROHIBIT PROVISIONS IN A HIGH-COST HOME LOAN AGREEMENT FOR ACCELERATION, BALLOON PAYMENT, NEGATIVE AMORTIZATION, INTEREST INCREASE, ADVANCE PAYMENTS FROM LOAN PROCEEDS, AND ADDITIONAL FEES IN CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES; TO PROVIDE FOR APPLICATION OF SOUTH CAROLINA LAW TO HIGH-COST HOME LOAN AGREEMENTS; TO REQUIRE A HIGH-COST HOME LOAN LENDER TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL DISCLOSURES TO THE BORROWER AND TO ENSURE THAT THE BORROWER IS REASONABLY ABLE TO MEET HIS LOAN OBLIGATIONS; TO PROHIBIT THE FINANCING OF CERTAIN FEES IN CONNECTION WITH MAKING A HIGH-COST HOME LOAN AND THE CHARGING OF POINTS AND FEES IN CONNECTION WITH THE REFINANCING OF AN EXISTING HIGH-COST HOME LOAN; TO REGULATE THE PAYMENT OF A HOME IMPROVEMENT CONTRACTOR FROM THE PROCEEDS OF A HIGH-COST HOME LOAN; TO PROVIDE THAT A BAD-FAITH VIOLATION OF THE HIGH-COST HOME LOAN PROHIBITIONS OR RESTRICTIONS IS AN UNFAIR OR DECEPTIVE TRADE PRACTICE SUBJECT TO CHAPTER 5 OF TITLE 39; TO PROVIDE FOR ENFORCEMENT BY THE ADMINISTRATOR OF THE DEPARTMENT OF CONSUMER AFFAIRS, ATTORNEY GENERAL, COMMISSIONER OF BANKING, DIRECTOR OF THE CONSUMER FINANCE DIVISION OF THE STATE BOARD OF FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS, OR A PARTY TO THE LOAN; TO PROVIDE FOR ESTABLISHMENT OF GOOD FAITH BY A HIGH-COST HOME LOAN LENDER; TO PROVIDE CERTAIN RESTRICTIONS AND PROHIBITIONS IN THE MAKING OF A CONSUMER HOME LOAN, INCLUDING THE PROHIBITION OF "FLIPPING" A LOAN AND ENCOURAGING DEFAULT OF A PREVIOUS LOAN; TO PROVIDE THAT A VIOLATION OF THE CONSUMER HOME LOAN RESTRICTIONS OR PROHIBITIONS IS AN UNFAIR OR DECEPTIVE TRADE PRACTICE; TO PROVIDE FOR ENFORCEMENT BY THE ADMINISTRATOR OF THE DEPARTMENT OF CONSUMER AFFAIRS, ATTORNEY GENERAL, COMMISSIONER OF BANKING, DIRECTOR OF THE CONSUMER FINANCE DIVISION OF THE STATE BOARD OF FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS, OR A PARTY TO THE CONSUMER HOME LOAN; TO PROVIDE FOR PENALTIES AND REMEDIES, INCLUDING ATTORNEY'S FEES; TO AMEND SECTION 37-10-103, RELATING TO PREPAYMENT OF MISCELLANEOUS LOANS, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR PREPAYMENT WITHOUT PENALTY OF A CONSUMER HOME LOAN OF LESS THAN ONE HUNDRED FIFTY THOUSAND DOLLARS; AND TO AMEND SECTION 37-1-109, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO CHANGING DOLLAR AMOUNTS USED IN THE CONSUMER PROTECTION CODE, SO AS TO REFLECT THE DOLLAR AMOUNT FOR PREPAYMENT OF A CONSUMER HOME LOAN WITHOUT PENALTY.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Recommitted
Debate Adjourned
Request for Debate

H. 3617 -- Reps. Sandifer, Bailey, Frye, Cato, E.H. Pitts, Cotty, J.H. Neal, J. Brown, Anthony, Ceips, Duncan, Freeman, Mahaffey, McCraw, Ott, Phillips, M.A. Pitts, Stille, White and Whitmire: 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
2nd Reading
3rd Reading

H. 3618 -- Rep. W.D. Smith: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO MEMORIALIZE THE CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES TO PERMANENTLY REPEAL THE DEATH TAX.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3619 -- Rep. W.D. Smith: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO MEMORIALIZE THE CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES TO CONTINUE TO GRANT PENSION MONIES AND INDIVIDUAL RETIREMENT ACCOUNTS FAVORABLE TAX TREATMENT AND REPEAL THE PROVISIONS OF THE 2001 TAX RELIEF LEGISLATION WHICH IMPEDE SUCH FAVORABLE TREATMENT.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Debate Adjourned
Adopted

H. 3620 -- Rep. W.D. Smith: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO MEMORIALIZE THE CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES TO GIVE FIRST PRIORITY TO SUPPORTING AND PASSING THE DEFENSE APPROPRIATIONS BILL BEFORE OTHER APPROPRIATION MEASURES.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Recorded vote
Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3621 -- Rep. W.D. Smith: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO MEMORIALIZE THE CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES TO ABOLISH THE ALTERNATIVE MINIMUM TAX.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Debate Adjourned
Adopted

H. 3622 -- Rep. W.D. Smith: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO MEMORIALIZE THE CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES TO SUPPORT AND VOTE FOR ALL EFFORTS TO BUILD AND DEPLOY A NATIONAL MISSILE DEFENSE SYSTEM AS RAPIDLY AS POSSIBLE.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3623 -- Reps. Whipper, Bailey, Bales, Bingham, Breeland, R. Brown, Clyburn, Edge, Govan, Haskins, Hayes, J. Hines, Hosey, Jennings, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Mack, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, Rivers and Rutherford: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 20-7-1780, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE CONFIDENTIALITY OF ADOPTION HEARINGS AND RECORDS AND CIRCUMSTANCES UNDER WHICH THE IDENTITIES OF AN ADOPTEE, THE BIOLOGICAL PARENTS, AND THE SIBLINGS OF THE ADOPTEE MUST BE DISCLOSED, SO AS TO DELETE THE REQUIREMENT THAT AFFIDAVITS OF THE ADOPTEE, THE BIOLOGICAL PARENTS, AND SIBLINGS MUST BE ON FILE AUTHORIZING DISCLOSURE AND TO DELETE THE PROHIBITION AGAINST RELEASING INFORMATION FOR THIRTY DAYS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3624 -- Reps. Walker, Anthony, Davenport, Lee, Littlejohn, Mahaffey, Sinclair, W.D. Smith and Talley: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE SPARTANBURG COUNTY FOR ITS MANY ACCOMPLISHMENTS AND TO DECLARE MARCH 12, 2003, AS "SPARTANBURG COUNTY DAY" IN SOUTH CAROLINA.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3625 -- Reps. Whipper, Hosey, Weeks, Rutherford, J. Brown, Allen, Bailey, Bales, Branham, R. Brown, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Gourdine, Hamilton, Haskins, J. Hines, M. Hines, Keegan, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Mack, J.H. Neal and Rivers: 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, 2004, AND TO PROVIDE THAT OTHERWISE VALID COMMON LAW MARRIAGES ENTERED INTO BEFORE JANUARY 1, 2005, CONTINUE TO BE RECOGNIZED IN THE STATE; AND TO REPEAL SECTION 20-1-360 RELATING TO THE VALIDITY OF A MARRIAGE CONTRACTED WITHOUT THE ISSUANCE OF A LICENSE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3626 -- Rep. Talley: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 16-11-700, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE DUMPING OF LITTER, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON MAY NOT DUMP, THROW, DROP, DEPOSIT, DISCARD, OR DISPOSE OF UNSOLICITED ADVERTISEMENTS ON PRIVATE PROPERTY, AND TO PROVIDE A DEFINITION FOR THE TERM "UNSOLICITED ADVERTISEMENT".
Introduced and Committed

H. 3627 -- Rep. Harrell: A HOUSE RESOLUTION EXPRESSING THE SENSE OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES THAT NO PERMANENT LAW, I.E., PART II'S, SHOULD BE INCLUDED IN THE GENERAL APPROPRIATIONS BILL FOR FISCAL YEAR 2003-2004, WHEN THE BILL IS UNDER CONSIDERATION IN THE HOUSE BEGINNING THE WEEK OF MARCH 10, 2003.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Recorded vote
Adopted

H. 3628 -- Reps. Wilkins, Townsend, Taylor, Bingham, Rutherford, Lloyd, Kirsh, Rhoad, McLeod, Barfield, Ceips, Clark, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Delleney, Duncan, Emory, Gilham, Herbkersman, Littlejohn, Lourie, Mahaffey, Martin, J.M. Neal, Ott, Pinson, M.A. Pitts, Richardson, Rivers, Skelton, Toole, Walker, White and Edge: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO PROVIDE THAT THE SCHOOL DISTRICTS OF THIS STATE MAY FURLOUGH DISTRICT PERSONNEL TO THE EXTENT NECESSARY TO AVOID A YEAR-END DEFICIT AND A REDUCTION IN FORCE AND TO PROVIDE THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF A FURLOUGH PURSUANT TO THIS PROVISION; AND TO PROVIDE THAT FOR FISCAL YEAR 2002-2003, ALL SCHOOL DISTRICTS AND SPECIAL SCHOOLS OF THIS STATE MAY TRANSFER REVENUE BETWEEN PROGRAMS TO ANY INSTRUCTIONAL PROGRAM WITH THE SAME FUNDING SOURCE AND ANY UNOBLIGATED INSTRUCTIONAL PROGRAM FUNDS MAY BE USED FOR OPERATIONAL PURPOSES.
Introduced
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor removed
Amended
Proposed Amended
Committed
Debate Adjourned
Request for Debate
Other proceedings

H. 3629 -- Reps. Cooper, Kirsh and Trotter: 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. 3630 -- Reps. McLeod and Duncan: A BILL TO ENACT THE NEWBERRY COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT SCHOOL BOND-PROPERTY TAX RELIEF ACT SO AS TO AUTHORIZE THE IMPLEMENTATION FOLLOWING REFERENDUM APPROVAL OF A SALES AND USE TAX IN NEWBERRY COUNTY NOT TO EXCEED ONE PERCENT FOR DEBT SERVICE ON GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS ISSUED FOR SCHOOL CONSTRUCTION AND RENOVATION OR FOR DIRECT PAYMENTS FOR SCHOOL CONSTRUCTION AND RENOVATION.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Ratified

H. 3631 -- Reps. McLeod and Duncan: A BILL TO AMEND ACT 189 OF 1957, RELATING TO THE AUTHORITY OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION OF NEWBERRY COUNTY TO SELL SURPLUS SCHOOL PROPERTY AND RATIFYING EARLIER SALES MADE BY THE BOARD, SO AS TO DELETE THE PROVISION RELATING TO THE DISPOSITION OF PROPERTY.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Ratified

H. 3632 -- Reps. Battle and Jennings: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE SCOUT RAND WALLER OF MARION COUNTY ON RECEIVING THE PRESTIGIOUS EAGLE SCOUT BADGE, COMMEND HIM FOR HIS HARD WORK, PERSEVERANCE, AND MANY ACHIEVEMENTS WHILE EARNING THE HIGHEST AWARD IN SCOUTING, AND WISH HIM CONTINUED SUCCESS IN ALL OF HIS FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3633 -- Rep. Duncan: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO PROVIDE THAT THE SCHOOL DAYS MISSED ON JANUARY 23, 2003, AND JANUARY 24, 2003, BY THE STUDENTS OF ANY SCHOOL IN THE LAURENS COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT NUMBER FIFTY-SIX WHEN THE SCHOOL WAS CLOSED DUE TO SNOW, ICE, OR INCLEMENT WEATHER CONDITIONS, ARE 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
Message to Senate
Message from Senate
Ratified
Veto Message
Veto Overridden

H. 3634 -- Rep. Rice: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 40-13-250, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO BIENNIAL RENEWAL OF A COSMETOLOGY LICENSE, SO AS TO DELETE CONTINUING EDUCATION AS A PREREQUISITE TO LICENSE RENEWAL.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3635 -- Rep. Rice: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTIONS 56-3-930 AND 56-3-940 SO AS TO IMPOSE A HIGHWAY SAFETY FEE ON THE SALE OR LEASE OF EACH MOTOR VEHICLE, MOTORCYCLE, TRAILER, OR SEMI-TRAILER PULLED BY A TRUCK TRACTOR, AND SELF-PROPELLED RECREATIONAL VEHICLE IN AN AMOUNT EQUAL TO ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS FOR A NEW VEHICLE AND FIFTY DOLLARS FOR A USED VEHICLE, AND TO IMPOSE A BIENNIAL ROAD-USE FEE EQUAL TO TWO HUNDRED DOLLARS ON ALTERNATIVE FUEL VEHICLES AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE USE OF THE REVENUES OF THESE FEES, BY ADDING SECTION 56-31-60, SO AS TO IMPOSE A SIX DOLLAR A DAY HIGHWAY USER FEE ON RENTAL CARS, PROVIDE FOR THE USE OF THE FEE REVENUES, AND PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS, TO AMEND SECTION 12-28-110, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS FOR PURPOSES OF THE LICENSE TAX ON MOTOR FUELS, SO AS TO REVISE AND ADD DEFINITIONS, TO AMEND SECTION 12-28-310, RELATING TO THE IMPOSITION OF THE LICENSE TAX ON GASOLINE AND DIESEL FUEL, SO AS TO EMPLOY NEW DEFINITIONS IN THE IMPOSITION OF THE TAX AND TO IIMPOSE A HIGHWAY USER FEE OF FIVE CENTS A GALLON ON GASOLINE, SYNTHETIC, AND BLENDED FUEL, AND FIVE CENTS A GALLON ON DIESEL FUEL AND TO ADJUST THESE USER FEES ANNUALLY FOR INFLATION IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED FOUR PERCENT, TO AMEND SECTION 12-28-990, RELATING TO THE TAX ON THE BLENDING OF UNTAXED MATERIALS, SO AS TO UPDATE A DEFINITION, TO AMEND SECTION 12-28-2750, RELATING TO THE CREDITING OF MOTOR FUEL TAX REVENUES TO THE STATE HIGHWAY FUND, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE FULL CREDITING OF THESE REVENUES AND REQUIRE A LEGISLATIVE SUPER MAJORITY TO DIVERT THESE REVENUES, TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-140, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE DRIVER'S LICENSE FEE, SO AS TO INCREASE THE FEE FROM TWELVE DOLLARS AND FIFTY CENTS TO TWENTY-FIVE DOLLARS AND PROVIDE FOR THE CREDITING OF THE REVENUES AND REQUIRE A LEGISLATIVE SUPER MAJORITY TO DIVERT THESE REVENUES, TO AMEND SECTIONS 56-3-620 AND 56-3-910, BOTH AS AMENDED, RELATING TO VEHICLE REGISTRATION FEES AND USE OF FEE AND PENALTY REVENUES ARISING FROM VEHICLE REGISTRATIONS, SO AS TO INCREASE THE VEHICLE REGISTRATION FEE ON VEHICLES OWNED OR LEASED BY PERSONS UNDER SIXTY-FIVE YEARS OF AGE FROM TWENTY-FIVE DOLLARS TO THIRTY-FIVE DOLLARS A BIENNIUM AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE USE OF THE ADDITIONAL REVENUES AND REQUIRE A LEGISLATIVE SUPER MAJORITY TO DIVERT THE REVENUES, AND TO AMEND SECTION 56-11-410, RELATING TO ROAD TAX ON MOTOR CARRIERS, SO AS TO INCREASE THE ROAD TAX BY THE AMOUNT OF THE DIESEL FUEL USER FEE IMPOSED BY THIS ACT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3636 -- Reps. Snow, G. Brown, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, J. Hines, Kennedy, Martin, J.H. Neal, Sandifer, G.M. Smith, Weeks and Whitmire: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 16-11-960 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON OR GROUP ENGAGING IN A MUSICAL PRODUCTION OR PERFORMANCE MAY UTILIZE THE NAME OF ANOTHER PERSON OR GROUP IF THAT PERSON OR ONE MEMBER OF THE GROUP UTILIZING THE NAME PERFORMED A SIGNIFICANT ROLE IN THE RECORDINGS OF THE PERSON OR GROUP WHOSE NAME IS BEING UTILIZED, TO DEFINE "SIGNIFICANT ROLE" FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, TO PROVIDE FOR PERFORMANCE OF A "SALUTE" OR "TRIBUTE" ONLY BY A PERSON OR GROUP THAT DID NOT PERFORM A SIGNIFICANT ROLE IN THE RECORDINGS OF A PERSON OR GROUP WHOSE NAME IS BEING UTILIZED, AND TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON OR GROUP UTILIZING THE NAME OF ANOTHER PERSON OR GROUP THAT DID NOT PERFORM A SIGNIFICANT ROLE IN THE RECORDINGS OF THE PERSON OR GROUP SHALL AFFIRMATIVELY DISCLOSE THAT THEY DID NOT PERFORM A SIGNIFICANT ROLE IN THE PRODUCTION OR RELEASE OF THE RECORDINGS OR WITH THE PERSON OR GROUP WHO PRODUCED AND RELEASED THE RECORDINGS, AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS OF THIS SECTION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3637 -- Rep. Sandifer: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE THE ACCOMPLISHMENTS AND CONTRIBUTIONS OF MR. HARRY ROSS HAMILTON OF SENECA, AND TO EXTEND THE SINCERE GRATITUDE OF THE MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO MR. HAMILTON FOR HIS MANY YEARS OF UNWAVERING COMMITMENT AND GENEROUS SERVICE TO HIS FAMILY, CHURCH, COMMUNITY, STATE, AND NATION, AS HE RETIRES FROM HIS POSITION AS OCONEE COUNTY COUNCIL REPRESENTATIVE FOR DISTRICT III.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3638 -- Rep. Branham: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND EUGENE LEROY NETTLES, SR., OF LAKE CITY FOR HIS OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTIONS TO HIS COMMUNITY, LAKE CITY, FLORENCE COUNTY, AND THE STATE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3639 -- Rep. Branham: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE THE ACCOMPLISHMENTS AND CONTRIBUTIONS OF THE HONORABLE GEORGE ALBERT THOMY OF LAKE CITY, AND TO THE EXTEND THE SINCERE GRATITUDE OF THE MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO JUDGE THOMY FOR FIFTY YEARS OF UNWAVERING COMMITMENT AND GENEROUS SERVICE TO THE PRACTICE OF LAW, THE CITY OF LAKE CITY, AND THE COURT SYSTEM AS HE RECEIVES THE NIFTY FIFTY AWARD.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3640 -- Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO DISAPPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL, RELATING TO INDIVIDUAL SEWAGE TREATMENT AND DISPOSAL SYSTEMS, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 2801, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Point of Order

H. 3641 -- Rep. J.R. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND ACT 314 OF 2000, SO AS TO TERMINATE THE PROVISIONS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA COMMUNITY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ACT ON JUNE 30, 2010, INSTEAD OF JUNE 30, 2005; AND TO DEEM OTHER LAWS, REGULATIONS, AND OTHER PROVISIONS IN CONNECTION WITH THE ACT REPEALED ON THAT DATE.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Ratified

H. 3642 -- Rep. F.N. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 6-1-140 SO AS TO REQUIRE ALL POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONS OF THE STATE RECEIVING ANY STATE FUNDS TO OBSERVE MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. DAY, THE THIRD MONDAY IN JANUARY, AS A LEGAL HOLIDAY, TO PROVIDE THAT PAYMENT OF STATE FUNDS OTHERWISE DUE A POLITICAL SUBDIVISION MUST BE SUSPENDED IF A POLITICAL SUBDIVISION FAILS TO OBSERVE THIS HOLIDAY, AND TO DEFINE "POLITICAL SUBDIVISION".
Introduced and Committed

H. 3643 -- Reps. Weeks, G.M. Smith and J.H. Neal: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE ALVIN BUTLER II ON RECEIVING A YOUTH ACHIEVEMENT AWARD PRESENTED TO HIM AT THE SUMTER BRANCH OF THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF COLORED PEOPLE FREEDOM FUND AWARDS BANQUET ON NOVEMBER 2, 2002, COMMEND HIM ON HIS HARD WORK AND DEDICATION IN PURSUIT OF HIS EDUCATIONAL ASPIRATIONS, AND WISH HIM EVERY SUCCESS IN HIS FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3644 -- Reps. Weeks, G.M. Smith and J.H. Neal: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE DR. WASHINGTON RAY, JR., OF SUMTER ON RECEIVING THE HUMANITARIAN AWARD AT THE SUMTER BRANCH OF THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF COLORED PEOPLE FREEDOM FUND AWARDS BANQUET ON NOVEMBER 8, 2002, COMMEND HIS HARD WORK AND DEDICATION TO PROMOTING RACIAL EQUALITY, AND WISH HIM EVERY SUCCESS IN HIS FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3645 -- Reps. Weeks, G.M. Smith and J.H. Neal: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE EUGENE RUSSELL BATEN OF SUMTER ON RECEIVING A POLITICAL ACTIONS AWARD FROM THE SUMTER BRANCH OF THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF COLORED PEOPLE FREEDOM FUND AWARDS BANQUET ON NOVEMBER 8, 2002, COMMEND HIS HARD WORK AND DEDICATION TO PROMOTING RACIAL EQUALITY, AND WISH HIM EVERY SUCCESS IN HIS FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3646 -- Reps. Weeks, G.M. Smith and J.H. Neal: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE DR. MARION H. NEWTON OF SUMTER ON RECEIVING THE 2002 CITIZENSHIP AWARD AT THE SUMTER BRANCH OF THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF COLORED PEOPLE FREEDOM FUND AWARDS BANQUET ON NOVEMBER 8, 2002, COMMEND HIS HARD WORK AND DEDICATION TO PROMOTING RACIAL EQUALITY, AND WISH HIM EVERY SUCCESS IN HIS FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3647 -- Reps. Weeks, G.M. Smith and J.H. Neal: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE CARL HOLMES, SR., OF SUMTER ON RECEIVING THE CIVIL RIGHTS AWARD AT THE SUMTER BRANCH OF THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF COLORED PEOPLE FREEDOM FUND AWARDS BANQUET ON NOVEMBER 8, 2002, COMMEND HIS HARD WORK AND DEDICATION TO PROMOTING RACIAL EQUALITY, AND WISH HIM EVERY SUCCESS IN HIS FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3648 -- Reps. Huggins and McLeod: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE THE CHAPIN HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS CROSS COUNTRY TEAM FOR WINNING THE STATE CLASS AA CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIP FOR 2002.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3649 -- Reps. Huggins, Bales, Koon, Frye, Altman, J. Brown, Cato, Hinson, Merrill, E.H. Pitts, Quinn, Rice, Scarborough, Scott, Snow, Toole, Wilkins and Viers: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 21 TO CHAPTER 1, TITLE 1 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT BEGINNING JULY 1, 2003, THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY, AND THE GOVERNING BODY OF ANY LOCAL POLITICAL SUBDIVISION OF THIS STATE, IN ORDER TO IMPOSE OR INCREASE ANY TYPE OF TAX OR FEE, MUST DO SO BY A TWO-THIRDS VOTE OF THE MEMBERS OF THE BODY.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Proposed Amended
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Point of Order

H. 3650 -- Rep. Frye: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE W. WYMAN KING ACADEMY "LADY KNIGHTS" VOLLEYBALL TEAM OF BATESBURG AND THE TEAM'S COACH, DENISE ROWE, ON MARCH 5, 2003, AT A TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF CONGRATULATING THEM ON THEIR COLLABORATIVE EFFORTS AND HARD WORK IN CAPTURING THE 2002 SOUTH CAROLINA INDEPENDENT SCHOOL ASSOCIATION CLASS A STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3651 -- Rep. Bales: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION EXPRESSING THE CONGRATULATIONS OF THE MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO MRS. MARY LOIS SHIVERS OF RICHLAND COUNTY ON THE OCCASION OF HER SEVENTY-FIFTH BIRTHDAY ON MARCH 1, 2003, AND WISHING FOR HER MANY HAPPY RETURNS OF THE DAY.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3652 -- Reps. Rivers and Bowers: A BILL TO ALLOW THE IMPOSITION OF THE CAPITAL PROJECTS SALES TAX IN HAMPTON COUNTY EFFECTIVE MAY 1, 2003.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Ratified

H. 3653 -- Reps. Chellis, Young, Bailey, Altman and Umphlett: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 56-5-2380 SO AS TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR PERSONS WHO CAUSE INJURY OR DEATH WHEN FAILING TO YIELD THE RIGHT-OF-WAY UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3654 -- Education and Public Works Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION, RELATING TO SCHOOL INCENTIVE REWARD PROGRAM, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 2726, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading

H. 3655 -- Education and Public Works Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ARCHIVES AND HISTORY, RELATING TO GENERAL RETENTION SCHEDULES OF MUNICIPAL RECORDS, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 2787, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Ratified

H. 3656 -- Education and Public Works Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ARCHIVES AND HISTORY, RELATING TO GENERAL RETENTION SCHEDULES FOR SCHOOL DISTRICT RECORDS, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 2788, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Ratified

H. 3657 -- 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 COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 2789, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Ratified

H. 3658 -- Reps. Hagood and Limehouse: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 5-7-320 SO AS PROVIDE THAT A MUNICIPALITY OR COUNTY OR ITS EMPLOYEES ARE NOT LIABLE FOR DAMAGE OR INJURY CAUSED TO A PERSON WHO PARTICIPATES IN A HAZARDOUS RECREATIONAL ACTIVITY ON MUNICIPAL OR COUNTY PROPERTY, TO PROVIDE EXCEPTIONS, AND TO APPLY THE LIMITS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA TORT CLAIMS ACT WHERE LIABILITY EXISTS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3659 -- Rep. J.R. Smith: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE ROBERT CURRY OF CLEARWATER FOR HIS OUTSTANDING BUSINESS ACCOMPLISHMENTS AND FOR HIS MANY CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE COMMUNITY.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3660 -- Reps. W.D. Smith, Wilkins, Allen, Altman, Anthony, Bailey, Bales, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Branham, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chellis, Clark, Clemmons, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Emory, Freeman, Frye, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Hagood, Hamilton, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jennings, Keegan, Kennedy, Kirsh, Koon, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Richardson, Rivers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sheheen, Simrill, Sinclair, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, Snow, Stewart, Stille, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Umphlett, Vaughn, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Witherspoon and Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE PROFOUND SORROW OF THE MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES UPON LEARNING OF THE DEATH OF MR. DONALD C. "CHRIS" MYERS OF LEXINGTON, AND EXTEND THEIR DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO HIS FAMILY AND MANY FRIENDS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3661 -- Reps. Weeks, G.M. Smith and J.H. Neal: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE DARIUS JENKINS OF SUMTER ON RECEIVING A YOUTH SERVICE AWARD AT THE SUMTER BRANCH OF THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF COLORED PEOPLE FREEDOM FUND AWARDS BANQUET ON NOVEMBER 8, 2002, COMMEND HIM ON HIS HEROIC ACTIONS IN SAVING "BABY GRACE", AND WISH HIM EVERY SUCCESS IN HIS FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3662 -- Reps. Weeks, G.M. Smith and J.H. Neal: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE MARION RICKS, JR., OF SUMTER ON RECEIVING A YOUTH SERVICE AWARD AT THE SUMTER BRANCH OF THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF COLORED PEOPLE FREEDOM FUND AWARDS BANQUET ON NOVEMBER 8, 2002, COMMEND HIM ON HIS HEROIC ACTIONS IN SAVING "BABY GRACE", AND WISH HIM EVERY SUCCESS IN HIS FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3663 -- Reps. Vaughn, Allen, Altman, Anthony, Bailey, Bales, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Branham, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chellis, Clark, Clemmons, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Emory, Freeman, Frye, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Hagood, Hamilton, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jennings, Keegan, Kennedy, Kirsh, Koon, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Richardson, Rivers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sheheen, Simrill, Sinclair, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Snow, Stewart, Stille, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Umphlett, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Wilkins, Witherspoon and Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE CONGRATULATIONS OF THE MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA TO MR. JERRY HOWARD BRIDGERS OF COLUMBIA ON BEING CHOSEN TO RECEIVE THE FOOD INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION OF SOUTH CAROLINA LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3664 -- Rep. Leach: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REFLECT ON TWO HUNDRED YEARS OF GOOD RELATIONS WITH FRANCE, AMERICA'S FIRST ALLY, EXPRESS GENUINE REGRET OVER THE RECENT ACTIONS OF FRANCE IN OPPOSING AMERICAN FOREIGN POLICY REGARDING IRAQ, AND CALL UPON FRANCE TO SUPPORT THE EFFORTS OF THE UNITED STATES TO RID IRAQ AND THE WORLD OF THE EVIL DICTATOR SADDAM HUSSEIN AND HIS WEAPONS OF MASS DESTRUCTION.
Introduced
Recorded vote
Adopted

H. 3665 -- Rep. Frye: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE CONGRATULATIONS OF THE MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO THE COACH AND MEMBERS OF THE W. WYMAN KING ACADEMY "LADY KNIGHTS" VOLLEYBALL TEAM OF BATESBURG ON CAPTURING THE SOUTH CAROLINA INDEPENDENT SCHOOL ASSOCIATION CLASS A STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE ON FRIDAY, OCTOBER 25, 2002 AND SATURDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2002.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3666 -- Reps. Talley, Allen, Altman, Anthony, Bailey, Bales, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Branham, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chellis, Clark, Clemmons, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Emory, Freeman, Frye, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Hagood, Hamilton, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jennings, Keegan, Kennedy, Kirsh, Koon, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Richardson, Rivers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sheheen, Simrill, Sinclair, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Snow, Stewart, Stille, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Umphlett, Vaughn, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Wilkins, Witherspoon and Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE BELIEF OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY THAT NASCAR RACING IS A VITAL AND INTEGRAL PART OF SOUTH CAROLINA AND SOUTH CAROLINA'S ECONOMY, AND TO RECOGNIZE THE DARLINGTON RACEWAY AS ONE OF OUR STATE'S MOST FEATURED ATTRACTIONS WHICH SHOULD CONTINUE TO HOST TWO NASCAR WINSTON CUP RACES EACH YEAR.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3667 -- Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING AND REGULATION, BOARD OF CHIROPRACTIC EXAMINERS, RELATING TO EXAMINATION, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 2733, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading

H. 3668 -- Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL, RELATING TO NEONATAL SCREENING IN INBORN METABOLIC ERRORS AND HEMOGLOBINOPATHIES, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 2803, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading

H. 3669 -- Rep. Lucas: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 14-25-45, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO POWERS, DUTIES, AND JURISDICTION OF MUNICIPAL COURTS, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR A CHANGE OF VENUE FROM A MUNICIPAL COURT TO A MAGISTRATES COURT WITHIN THE SAME COUNTY IN CERTAIN CASES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3670 -- Reps. Lucas, Neilson and J. Hines: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO PROVIDE THAT THE SCHOOL DAY MISSED ON FEBRUARY 17, 2003, BY THE STUDENTS OF A SCHOOL IN THE DARLINGTON COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT 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
Recorded vote
Other proceedings
Message to Senate
Message from Senate
Ratified
Veto Message
Veto Overridden

H. 3671 -- Rep. Sheheen: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 44-7-695 SO AS TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL TO ESTABLISH CRITERIA FOR APPROVING INDIVIDUALS TO AUTHORIZE THE CONSTRUCTION, INSTALLATION, AND USE OF SEPTIC TANKS, TO PROVIDE THAT SUCH AN INDIVIDUAL IS NOT AN AGENT OF THE DEPARTMENT, AND TO ALLOW AN INDIVIDUAL SEEKING SUCH AUTHORITY TO CONTRACT WITH AN INDIVIDUAL APPROVED BY THE DEPARTMENT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3672 -- Reps. Walker, Mahaffey, Talley and Littlejohn: A BILL TO PROVIDE FOR THE PROCEDURES AND REQUIREMENTS TO MAKE UP DAYS LOST BECAUSE OF WEATHER OR OTHER DISRUPTIONS IN SPARTANBURG COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICTS 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, AND 7.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Message to Senate
Message from Senate
Ratified
Veto Message
Veto Overridden

H. 3673 -- Rep. Harrison: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 20-7-776, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PERMANENCY PLANNING HEARINGS FOR CHILDREN IN FOSTER CARE, SO AS TO FURTHER SPECIFY PROCEDURES FOR THESE HEARINGS; TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES TO SHOW COMPELLING REASONS FOR A PERMANENCY PLAN THAT DOES NOT REUNITE A CHILD WITH HIS PARENTS OR A RELATIVE AND DOES NOT TERMINATE PARENTAL RIGHTS AND TO REQUIRE THE COURT TO FIND COMPELLING REASONS FOR APPROVING SUCH A PLAN; AND TO FURTHER SPECIFY THE COURT'S AUTHORITY AND STANDARDS THAT MUST BE MET AFTER ADOPTION VIABILITY IS CONSIDERED, FOSTER CARE IS CONTINUED, AND TERMINATION OF PARENTAL RIGHTS IS NOT INITIATED; TO AMEND SECTION 20-7-768, RELATING TO STANDARDS FOR TERMINATION OF PARENTAL RIGHTS, SO AS TO REQUIRE THE COURT TO FIND COMPELLING REASONS FOR NOT INITIATING TERMINATION OF PARENTAL RIGHTS UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES, RATHER THAN PRESUMING THAT SUCH CIRCUMSTANCES IN AND OF THEMSELVES ARE COMPELLING REASONS; AND TO AMEND SECTION 20-7-1640, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO FINGERPRINT REVIEWS OF FOSTER CARE LICENSE APPLICANTS, SO AS TO DELETE PROVISIONS AUTHORIZING THE DEPARTMENT TO ISSUE TEMPORARY LICENSES PENDING RECEIPT OF THE RESULTS OF THE FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION REVIEW.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 3674 -- Rep. Davenport: 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. 3675 -- Reps. Gilham, Bowers, Leach, Loftis and Rice: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 44-55-42 SO AS TO PROHIBIT A MUNICIPALITY, COUNTY, OR PUBLIC WATER SYSTEM FROM ADOPTING, IMPLEMENTING, OR ENFORCING CROSS-CONNECTION CONTROL OR BACKFLOW PREVENTION STANDARDS THAT EXCEED THE STRINGENCY OF THE STANDARDS SET BY STATE LAW AND REGULATIONS; TO AMEND SECTION 44-55-20, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS FOR PURPOSES OF THE STATE SAFE DRINKING WATER ACT, SO AS TO INCLUDE A REFERENCE TO A "LOW HAZARD CROSS-CONNECTION"; TO AMEND SECTION 44-55-30, RELATING TO DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION OF A PUBLIC WATER SYSTEM AND STANDARDS ESTABLISHED BY THE SOUTH CAROLINA BOARD OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE BOARD TO ADOPT REGULATIONS DEFINING A HIGH HAZARD CROSS-CONNECTION AND A LOW HAZARD CROSS-CONNECTION, TO DESCRIBE CERTAIN LOW HAZARD CROSS-CONNECTIONS, AND TO EXEMPT LOW HAZARD CROSS-CONNECTIONS FROM REGULATION; AND TO AMEND SECTION 44-55-40, RELATING TO CONSTRUCTION, INSPECTION, OPERATION, AND APPROVAL OF PUBLIC WATER TREATMENT FACILITIES AND WELLS, SO AS TO EXEMPT A LOW HAZARD CROSS-CONNECTION FROM ITS PROVISIONS.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3676 -- Rep. Bales: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND AND CONGRATULATE BRIGADIER GENERAL CHARLES E. SAVAGE, SOUTH CAROLINA AIR NATIONAL GUARD, FOR HIS OUTSTANDING LEADERSHIP AND MANY PERSONAL ACCOMPLISHMENTS OVER A LONG AND DISTINGUISHED MILITARY CAREER, TO EXPRESS HEARTFELT APPRECIATION FOR HIS SERVICE AND SACRIFICE IN PEACE AND WAR, AND ON THE OCCASION OF HIS RETIREMENT FROM MILITARY SERVICE, TO WISH HIM AND HIS FAMILY EVERY SUCCESS IN ALL OF THEIR FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3677 -- Rep. Talley: A BILL TO AMEND SECTIONS 59-1-390, 59-1-448, 59-1-452, AS AMENDED, 59-5-61, 59-5-65, AS AMENDED, 59-5-140, 59-18-920, 59-20-40, AS AMENDED, 59-24-10, AS AMENDED, 59-24-130, 59-39-100, AS AMENDED, 59-54-20, AS AMENDED, 59-54-40, AS AMENDED, 59-54-50, 59-54-60, AND ARTICLE 21, CHAPTER 53, TITLE 59, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, ALL RELATING TO VOCATIONAL EDUCATION, SO AS TO CHANGE REFERENCES FROM "VOCATIONAL EDUCATION", "VOCATIONAL TRAINING", "VOCATIONAL PROGRAMS", AND OTHERS TO "CAREER AND TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION", "CAREER AND TECHNOLOGY TRAINING", "CAREER AND TECHNOLOGY PROGRAMS", TO MAKE OTHER CORRESPONDING CHANGES, AND TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Point of Order

H. 3678 -- Rep. Kirsh: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 23-31-250 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A VALID CONCEALED WEAPONS OR HANDGUN PERMIT OR LICENSE ISSUED BY ANOTHER STATE IS VALID IN SOUTH CAROLINA IF THAT STATE'S REQUIREMENTS FOR PERMITS ARE SUBSTANTIALLY EQUAL TO THOSE OF THIS STATE, AND IF THAT STATE GRANTS THE SAME RIGHT TO RESIDENTS OF SOUTH CAROLINA WHO HAVE VALID CONCEALED HANDGUN PERMITS, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE ADMINISTRATION OF RECIPROCAL CONCEALED WEAPONS AND HANDGUN PERMITS FOR PERMIT HOLDERS OF THIS AND OTHER STATES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3679 -- Reps. Perry, Allen, Altman, Anthony, Bailey, Bales, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Branham, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chellis, Clark, Clemmons, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Emory, Freeman, Frye, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Hagood, Hamilton, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jennings, Keegan, Kennedy, Kirsh, Koon, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Richardson, Rivers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sheheen, Simrill, Sinclair, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Snow, Stewart, Stille, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Umphlett, Vaughn, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Wilkins, Witherspoon and Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE BOY SCOUT MATTHEW MABRY RAMSEY OF AIKEN ON RECEIVING THE PRESTIGIOUS EAGLE SCOUT BADGE, COMMEND HIM FOR HIS HARD WORK, PERSEVERANCE, AND MANY ACHIEVEMENTS WHILE EARNING THE HIGHEST AWARD IN SCOUTING, AND WISH HIM EVERY SUCCESS IN ALL OF HIS FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3680 -- Reps. Wilkins, Allen, Altman, Anthony, Bailey, Bales, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Branham, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chellis, Clark, Clemmons, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Emory, Freeman, Frye, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Hagood, Hamilton, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jennings, Keegan, Kennedy, Kirsh, Koon, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Richardson, Rivers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sheheen, Simrill, Sinclair, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Snow, Stewart, Stille, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Umphlett, Vaughn, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Witherspoon and Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION THANKING FOSTER MILLER "BILLY" ROUTH III FOR HIS LONG YEARS OF DEDICATED PUBLIC SERVICE AND HIS VITAL CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE POLITICAL PROCESS AND WISHING HIM WELL AS HE BEGINS YET ANOTHER CHAPTER IN THE CONTINUING STORY OF HIS DISTINGUISHED PARTICIPATION IN POLITICAL, GOVERNMENTAL, AND CONSTITUENT RELATIONS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3681 -- Reps. E.H. Pitts, Clark, Duncan, Frye, Koon and Merrill: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 20-7-1572, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO GROUNDS FOR TERMINATION OF PARENTAL RIGHTS, SO AS TO INCLUDE AS SUCH GROUND, THE CONVICTION OF A PARENT FOR THE MURDER OF THE CHILD'S OTHER PARENT.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading

H. 3682 -- Rep. Lourie: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE MIKE GENOVA OF COLUMBIA FOR THIRTY YEARS OF OUTSTANDING COMMUNITY SERVICE BY TEACHING CHARACTER AND VALUES THROUGH KARATE AND BY PROVIDING ANTI-DRUG SEMINARS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3683 -- Reps. Weeks, G.M. Smith and G. Brown: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE CONGRATULATIONS OF THE MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO TERRY KINARD OF SUMTER, A DOMINATE DEFENSIVE FORCE FOR THE CLEMSON UNIVERSITY TIGERS FROM 1978 UNTIL 1982 AND FOR THE NEW YORK GIANTS FOR SEVEN YEARS, ON HIS MANY ATHLETIC ACCOMPLISHMENTS, INCLUDING HIS MOST RECENT HONOR OF BEING INDUCTED INTO THE SOUTH CAROLINA ATHLETIC HALL OF FAME.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3684 -- Rep. Lucas: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-4700, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO CERTAIN AUDIBLE SIGNAL DEVICES AND SIGNAL LAMPS THAT MUST SERVE AS EQUIPMENT ON EMERGENCY VEHICLES, SCHOOL BUSES, AND POLICE VEHICLES SO AS TO REVISE THE PROVISION THAT REGULATES THAT TYPE OF EQUIPMENT THAT MUST BE ATTACHED TO POLICE VEHICLES THAT ARE USED AS AUTHORIZED EMERGENCY VEHICLES; AND TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-4830, RELATING TO CERTAIN RESTRICTIONS PLACED ON A LIGHTED LAMP OR ILLUMINATING DEVICE ATTACHED TO A MOTOR VEHICLE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT CERTAIN MOTOR VEHICLES MAY NOT DISPLAY A BLUE LIGHT.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Ratified

H. 3685 -- Reps. Quinn, Wilkins, Rice and Loftis: A BILL TO ENACT THE "SOUTH CAROLINA HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES REORGANIZATION AND ACCOUNTABILITY ACT OF 2003"; TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 3 TO CHAPTER 30, TITLE 1 SO AS TO TRANSFER THE CONTINUUM OF CARE FOR EMOTIONALLY DISTURBED CHILDREN FROM THE OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR TO THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES, TO TRANSFER THE DEPARTMENT OF ALCOHOL AND OTHER DRUG ABUSE SERVICES AND THE DEPARTMENT OF MENTAL HEALTH TO THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, TO TRANSFER CERTAIN ALCOHOL AND DRUG TREATMENT FACILITIES OPERATED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION TO THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, TO TRANSFER THE SOUTH CAROLINA COMMISSION FOR THE BLIND TO THE DEPARTMENT OF VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION, TO RETAIN THE SOUTH CAROLINA MENTAL HEALTH COMMISSION AND THE SOUTH CAROLINA COMMISSION FOR THE BLIND AS ADVISORY BOARDS TO THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, AND TO PROVIDE TRANSFER AND TRANSITION PROVISIONS; TO ADD ARTICLE 5 TO CHAPTER 30, TITLE 1 SO AS TO ESTABLISH THE DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY FOR HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES AGENCIES AND TTO PROVIDE FOR ITS POWERS AND DUTIES, INCLUDING THE MANAGEMENT AND ADMINISTRATION FOR ALL INFORMATION TECHNOLOGIES ASSOCIATED WITH THESE AGENCIES; TO ADD CHAPTER 64 TO TITLE 2 SO AS TO ESTABLISH A JOINT LEGISLATIVE COMMITTEE ON HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES AND TO PROVIDE FOR ITS MEMBERSHIP, FUNCTIONS, DUTIES, AND RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDING, AMONG OTHER THINGS, REVIEWING THE STATE MEDICAID PLAN; TO ADD ARTICLE 8 TO CHAPTER 6, TITLE 44 SO AS TO ESTABLISH THE OFFICE OF INSPECTOR GENERAL FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, TO PROVIDE THAT THE INSPECTOR GENERAL MUST BE APPOINTED BY AND UNDER THE DIRECTION OF THE JOINT LEGISLATIVE COMMITTEE ON HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, AND TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THE POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE INSPECTOR GENERAL, INCLUDING CONDUCTING AUDITS, PREVENTING WASTE, AND PROMOTING ACCOUNTABILITY; TO ADD SECTION 12-2-100 SO AS TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE TO PROVIDE THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES ELECTRONIC ACCESS TO TAXPAYER INFORMATION TO USE IN DETERMINING MMEDICAID ELIGIBILITY; TO ADD SECTION 38-71-270 SO AS TO REQUIRE HEALTH INSURERS TO PROVIDE NAMES AND IDENTIFYING INFORMATION ON THEIR INSUREDS TO BE USED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES IN DETERMINING MEDICAID ELIGIBILITY; TO ADD SECTION 44-6-75 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR A MEDICAID COST CONTAINMENT ACTION PLAN FOR THE PROJECTED EXPENDITURES FOR THE STATE MEDICAID PROGRAM FOR THE NEXT FISCAL YEAR AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE CONTENTS OF THE PLAN AND FOR ALTERNATIVE MEASURES WHEN REVENUE IS NOT SUFFICIENT TO ADEQUATELY FUND THE MEDICAID PROGRAM; TO ESTABLISH THE SOUTH CAROLINA MEDICAID MANDATORY MANAGED CARE PILOT PROGRAM TO BE IMPLEMENTED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES IN CHARLESTON, FLORENCE, GREENVILLE, AND RICHLAND COUNTIES FOR FIVE YEARS TO ENROLL MEDICAID RECIPIENTS IN A HEALTH MAINTENANCE ORGANIZATION OR WITH PRIMARY CARE CASE MANAGEMENT PROVIDERS AND TO INCLUDE PROVISIONS TO ENSURE COMPETITION, ACCOUNTABILITY, AND ACTUARIAL SOUNDNESS; TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SSERVICES TO IMPLEMENT A PILOT PROJECT TO EVALUATE THE VIABILITY OF PRIVATIZING THE MEDICAID ELIGIBILITY PROCESS; TO ADD SECTION 44-7-75 SO AS TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES TO CONTRACT FOR THE MANAGEMENT AND OPERATION OF CERTAIN NURSING HOMES FORMERLY UNDER THE DEPARTMENT OF MENTAL HEALTH; AND TO DESIGNATE SECTIONS 1-30-10 THROUGH 1-30-120 AS ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 30, TITLE 1 AND NAMED "DEPARTMENTS OF STATE GOVERNMENT".
Introduced and Committed

H. 3686 -- Reps. Walker and Taylor: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-19-480, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE TRANSFER AND SURRENDER OF A MOTOR VEHICLE'S CERTIFICATE OF TITLE, LICENSE PLATE, REGISTRATION CARD, AND MANUFACTURERS' SERIAL PLATES UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT WHEN AN INSURANCE COMPANY OBTAINS TITLE TO A VEHICLE FROM SETTING A TOTAL LOSS CLAIM, THE INSURANCE COMPANY MAY OBTAIN A TITLE TO THE VEHICLE DESIGNATED AS "SALVAGE".
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Amended
Amended
Amended
Proposed Amended
Proposed Amended
Debate Adjourned
Request for Debate
Point of Order

H. 3687 -- Rep. Bailey: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO PROVIDE THAT WHEN EACH HOUSE OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY ADJOURNS ON THURSDAY, MARCH 20, 2003, THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY SHALL STAND IN RECESS UNTIL TUESDAY, MAY 6, 2003, WITH EACH HOUSE TO MEET IN STATEWIDE SESSION BEGINNING AT 12:00 NOON ON THAT DAY, AND TO PROVIDE THAT DURING THIS PERIOD, NO MILEAGE OR SUBSISTENCE SHALL BE PAID TO MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY EXCEPT TO THOSE MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE WAYS AND MEANS COMMITTEE AND SENATE FINANCE COMMITTEE WHO ARE REQUIRED TO MEET FOR PURPOSES OF DEVELOPING THE 2003-2004 GENERAL APPROPRIATIONS ACT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3688 -- Reps. White, Ceips, Koon, Mahaffey, Neilson, Trotter and Walker: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-36-2120, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO SALES AND USE TAX EXEMPTIONS FOR PURPOSES OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA SALES AND USE TAX ACT, SO AS TO EXEMPT FROM THE TAX THE GROSS PROCEEDS OF SALES OR SALES PRICE OF WHEELCHAIRS, MOTORIZED WHEELCHAIRS, AND DISABILITY SCOOTERS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3689 -- Reps. Miller, Bales, Rutherford, J. Hines, Anthony, Battle, Branham, Clyburn, Gourdine, M. Hines, Jennings, Lloyd, Mack, McCraw, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, Neilson, Phillips, Snow and Bowers: 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
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3690 -- Reps. Harrison and Lourie: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 56-5-2931 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE COURT SHALL IMMOBILIZE VEHICLES OWNED BY A PERSON WHO IS CONVICTED FOR A SECOND OR SUBSEQUENT VIOLATION OF THE OFFENSE OF UNLAWFULLY OPERATING A MOTOR VEHICLE WHICH UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF ALCOHOL, DRUGS, OR A COMBINATION OF BOTH UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES; AND TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-2940, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PENALTIES FOR THE UNLAWFUL OPERATION OF A MOTOR VEHICLE WHILE UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF ALCOHOL, DRUGS, OR A COMBINATION OF BOTH, AND DRIVING WITH AN UNLAWFUL ALCOHOL CONCENTRATION, SO AS TO REVISE THE PENALTY FOR A SECOND OFFENSE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3691 -- Rep. Harrison: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 61-4-105 SO AS TO REQUIRE A LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY CONDUCTING AN AGE VERIFICATION CHECK AT A RETAIL LOCATION TO NOTIFY THE RETAILER WITHIN TEN DAYS WHETHER THE COMPLIANCE CHECK WAS SATISFACTORY OR NOT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3692 -- Rep. Harrison: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 23-15-110, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO A SHERIFF, DEPUTY SHERIFF, OR SHERIFF'S CLERK BEING PROHIBITED FROM PRACTICING LAW OR HOLD THE OFFICE OF CLERK OF COURT, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A DEPUTY SHERIFF WHO IS AN ATTORNEY MAY ACT AS AN ATTORNEY ON BEHALF OF HIS AGENCY UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3693 -- Reps. Talley, Allen, Altman, Anthony, Bailey, Bales, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Branham, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chellis, Clark, Clemmons, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Emory, Freeman, Frye, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Hagood, Hamilton, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jennings, Keegan, Kennedy, Kirsh, Koon, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Richardson, Rivers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sheheen, Simrill, Sinclair, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Snow, Stewart, Stille, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Umphlett, Vaughn, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Wilkins, Witherspoon and Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE BELIEF OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES THAT NASCAR RACING IS A VITAL AND INTEGRAL PART OF SOUTH CAROLINA AND SOUTH CAROLINA'S ECONOMY, AND TO RECOGNIZE THE DARLINGTON RACEWAY AS ONE OF OUR STATE'S MOST FEATURED ATTRACTIONS WHICH SHOULD CONTINUE TO HOST TWO NASCAR WINSTON CUP RACES EACH YEAR.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3694 -- Rep. Rutherford: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO DECLARE THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2003, 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. 3695 -- Reps. Huggins, Edge, Allen, Altman, Anthony, Bailey, Bales, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Branham, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chellis, Clark, Clemmons, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Emory, Freeman, Frye, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Hagood, Hamilton, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hosey, Howard, Jennings, Keegan, Kennedy, Kirsh, Koon, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Richardson, Rivers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sheheen, Simrill, Sinclair, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Snow, Stewart, Stille, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Umphlett, Vaughn, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Wilkins, Witherspoon and Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO DECLARE WEDNESDAY, MARCH 19, 2003, AS "SOUTH CAROLINA REALTOR DAY" IN ORDER TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR THE MANY OUTSTANDING REALTORS AND REAL ESTATE PROFESSIONALS IN OUR STATE.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3696 -- Reps. Jennings, Townsend and Neilson: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST 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 2003.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3697 -- Reps. Lloyd, Loftis, Mack, Martin, Moody-Lawrence, Scott and Weeks: 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 SIXTY 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; AND TO AMEND SECTION 14-25-195, RELATING TO THE RIGHT OF A PARTY IN CERTAIN MUNICIPAL COURT TRIALS TO HAVE TESTIMONY RECORDED, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A MUNICIPAL COURT JUDGE MUST RETAIN A RECORDING OF TESTIMONY FOR AT LEAST SIXTY DAYS AFTER A TRIAL, AND TO PROVIDE THAT AN APPELLATE COURT MAY GRANT A DEFENDANT A NEW TRAIL IF THE MUNICIPAL COURT JUDGE FAILS TO MAINTAIN A RECORD OF THE TESTIMONY FOR AT LEAST SIXTY DAYS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3698 -- Reps. Walker, Anthony, Davenport, Lee, Littlejohn, Mahaffey, Sinclair, W.D. Smith and Talley: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO PROVIDE THAT SCHOOL DAYS MISSED ON JANUARY 17, 23, AND 24, 2003, BY THE STUDENTS OF THE SEVEN SCHOOL DISTRICTS IN SPARTANBURG COUNTY WHEN THE SCHOOLS WERE CLOSED DUE TO 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; AND TO ALLOW EMPLOYEES OF THE SEVEN SCHOOL DISTRICTS OF SPARTANBURG COUNTY VOLUNTARILY TO TAKE UP TO FOUR DAYS OF UNPAID LEAVE.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Message to Senate
Message from Senate
Ratified
Veto Message
Veto Overridden

H. 3699 -- Reps. Sheheen, McLeod and Bales: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING CHAPTER 110 TO TITLE 59 SO AS TO ESTABLISH THE SOUTH CAROLINA COLLEGE AND UNIVERSITY BOARD OF REGENTS AND PROVIDE FOR ITS MEMBERSHIP, POWERS, DUTIES, AND RESPONSIBILITIES; TO PROVIDE FOR THE SERVICE OF TRUSTEES OR MEMBERS OF THE GOVERNING BODY OF "CONSTITUENT INSTITUTIONS", DEFINED AS ALL TWO-YEAR AND FOUR-YEAR COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES IN THIS STATE INCLUDING TECHNICAL COLLEGES TO PROVIDE THAT ON JULY 1, 2003, THE POWERS, DUTIES, AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE STATE COMMISSION ON HIGHER EDUCATION AND THE STATE BOARD FOR TECHNICAL AND COMPREHENSIVE EDUCATION NOT INCONSISTENT WITH CHAPTER 110 OF TITLE 59 ARE DEVOLVED UPON THE SOUTH CAROLINA COLLEGE AND UNIVERSITY BOARD OF REGENTS AND TO REPEAL SECTION 59-103-10 RELATING TO THE STATE COMMISSION ON HIGHER EDUCATION AND SECTION 59-53-10 RELATING TO THE STATE BOARD FOR TECHNICAL AND COMPREHENSIVE EDUCATION ON JULY 1, 2003.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3700 -- Reps. J. Brown, Lloyd, Hosey, Branham, G. Brown, R. Brown, Clark, J. Hines, M. Hines, Keegan, Lourie, Mack, McLeod, Rivers, Scott and Whipper: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-1-465 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT BEGINNING WITH THE SCHOOL YEAR 2003-04, A FULL-TIME SCHOOL NURSE IS REQUIRED FOR AND MUST BE ON THE PREMISES OF EACH ELEMENTARY PUBLIC SCHOOL IN THE STATE DURING REGULAR SCHOOL HOURS, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE MANNER IN WHICH FUNDING FOR THIS REQUIREMENT MUST BE PROVIDED.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3701 -- Reps. Hinson, Merrill, Lloyd, Dantzler, Frye, Gourdine, Koon, Neilson, Parks, M.A. Pitts, Altman, Toole, Umphlett and Walker: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 59-17-135, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO CHARACTER EDUCATION IN SCHOOLS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A TEACHER IN A PUBLIC SCHOOL OF THIS STATE SHALL INDICATE A LETTER GRADE AND COMMENTS ON A STUDENT'S REPORT CARD UNDER THE SUBJECT HEADING OF "CONDUCT" AS AN ASSESSMENT OF HOW THE STUDENT EXPRESSES CERTAIN CHARACTERISTICS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor removed
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Amended
Proposed Amended
Proposed Amended
Proposed Amended
Proposed Amended
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Request for Debate
Point of Order

H. 3702 -- Reps. White, Hosey, Bowers, G. Brown, Chellis, Clark, Duncan, Hagood, Herbkersman, Leach, McGee, Owens, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Richardson, Rivers, Sandifer, Sinclair, Taylor, Tripp, Trotter, Umphlett, Whitmire and Young: 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. 3703 -- Reps. Keegan, Bales, Barfield, Clemmons, Edge, Herbkersman, Leach, Neilson, Vaughn, Viers, Witherspoon and Young: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING CHAPTER 38 TO TITLE 59 SO AS TO ESTABLISH THE ENGLISH EDUCATION ACT, TO DEFINE CERTAIN TERMS, TO PROVIDE HOW ENGLISH LANGUAGE LEARNERS ARE CLASSIFIED, TO PROVIDE THAT ENGLISH LANGUAGE INSTRUCTION IN A PUBLIC SCHOOL NORMALLY MUST NOT EXCEED TWO SCHOOL YEARS, TO PROVIDE WHEN A PARENT OR LEGAL GUARDIAN MAY WAIVE THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE INSTRUCTION, TO PROVIDE THAT A PARENT OR LEGAL GUARDIAN OF A CHILD ENROLLED IN A PUBLIC SCHOOL HAS STANDING TO SUE FOR ENFORCEMENT OF THE ENGLISH EDUCATION ACT, TO PROVIDE FOR THE MONITORING OF THE STUDENTS LEARNING ENGLISH AND OTHER ACADEMIC SUBJECTS THROUGH STANDARDIZED TESTING, AND TO PROVIDE THAT A SCHOOL DISTRICT IS NOT ELIGIBLE FOR MORE THAN TWO FISCAL YEARS OF STATE ENTITLEMENT MONIES FOR A STUDENT IN AN ENGLISH LANGUAGE LEARNING PROGRAM.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3704 -- Reps. McLeod, Whipper, Hosey, Govan, Allen, Altman, Anthony, Bales, Bingham, Branham, J. Brown, R. Brown, Coates, Davenport, Freeman, Gourdine, Hagood, Hamilton, J. Hines, M. Hines, Koon, Leach, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Lourie, Mahaffey, Martin, McCraw, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, Phillips, Simrill, F.N. Smith, Snow, Toole, Tripp, Vaughn, Weeks and Witherspoon: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 61-4-520, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE REQUIREMENTS FOR OBTAINING A PERMIT AUTHORIZING THE SALE OF BEER OR WINE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A LOCATION FOR WHICH AN APPLICATION FOR A PERMIT IS MADE WHICH IS WITHIN THREE HUNDRED FEET OF A SCHOOL, PLAYGROUND, OR CHURCH IS AN "UNSUITABLE" LOCATION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3705 -- Reps. Vaughn, Haskins, Hosey, Bailey, Hayes, Barfield, Cato, Ceips, Davenport, Frye, Herbkersman, J. Hines, Hinson, Koon, Leach, Limehouse, Mahaffey, Moody-Lawrence, Neilson, M.A. Pitts, Rice, Rivers, Simrill, Hamilton, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Snow, Stille, Tripp and Weeks: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 12-6-3600 SO AS TO AUTHORIZE STATE INCOME TAX CREDITS UP TO FIVE HUNDRED DOLLARS A YEAR ON A PHASED-IN BASIS FOR CONTRIBUTIONS MADE TO NONPROFIT EDUCATION FOUNDATIONS THAT PROVIDE ACADEMIC ASSISTANCE GRANTS FOR CHILDREN WHO ATTEND PUBLIC OR NONGOVERNMENT SCHOOLS, A MAJORITY OF WHOM MUST QUALIFY FOR NEEDS-BASED ASSISTANCE, TO PROVIDE THE PROCEDURES FOR, AND CONDITIONS AND LIMITATIONS OF, THESE INCOME TAX CREDITS, AND TO DEFINE CERTAIN TERMS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading

H. 3706 -- Rep. Talley: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-1320, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF A PROVISIONAL DRIVER'S LICENSE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON WHO IS CONVICTED OF DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF INTOXICATING LIQUOR, DRUGS, OR NARCOTICS, AND WHOSE ALCOHOL CONCENTRATION WAS SIXTEEN ONE-HUNDREDTHS OF ONE PERCENT OR MORE MAY NOT OBTAIN A PROVISIONAL DRIVER'S LICENSE; BY ADDING SECTION 56-5-2931 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IT IS ILLEGAL TO DRIVE A MOTOR VEHICLE WHILE GROSSLY INTOXICATED, AND TO PROVIDE A PENALTY; TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-2934, RELATING TO A PERSON'S RIGHT TO COMPULSORY PROCESS WHEN CHARGED WITH CERTAIN ALCOHOL OR DRUG RELATED MOTOR VEHICLE OFFENSES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON CHARGED WITH OPERATING A MOTOR VEHICLE WHILE GROSSLY INTOXICATED HAS A RIGHT TO COMPULSORY PROCESS; TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-2935, RELATING TO A PERSON'S RIGHT TO HAVE A JURY TRIAL WHEN CHARGED WITH CERTAIN ALCOHOL OR DRUG RELATED MOTOR VEHICLE OFFENSES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON CHARGED WITH OPERATING A MOTOR VEHICLE WHILE GROSSLY INTOXICATED IS ENTITLED TO A JURY TRIAL; TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-2941, RELATING TO THE INSTALLATION OF AN IGNITION INTERLOCK DEVICE ON THE VEHICLE OF A PERSON WHO IS CONVICTED OF CERTAIN ALCOHOL OR DRUG RELATED MOTOR VEHICLE OFFENSES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON CONVICTED OF OPERATING A MOTOR VEHICLE WHILE GROSSLY INTOXICATED MAY HAVE AN IGNITION INTERLOCK DEVICE INSTALLED ON HIS MOTOR VEHICLE; TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-2947, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE OFFENSE OF CHILD ENDANGERMENT, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES WHEN A PERSON OPERATES A MOTOR VEHICLE WHILE GROSSLY INTOXICATED, HE IS GUILTY OF CHILD ENDANGERMENT; TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-2950, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO A PERSON WHO DRIVES A MOTOR VEHICLE GIVING CONSENT TO CHEMICAL TESTS OF HIS BREATH, BLOOD, OR URINE TO DETERMINE THE PRESENCE OF ALCOHOL, DRUGS, OR A COMBINATION OF ALCOHOL AND DRUGS IN A PERSON'S SYSTEM, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IF A PERSON OPERATES A MOTOR VEHICLE WITH AN ALCOHOL CONCENTRATION OF SIXTEEN ONE-HUNDREDTHS OF ONE PERCENT OR MORE, IT MAY BE INFERRED THAT THE PERSON IS GROSSLY INTOXICATED; TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-2951, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE SUSPENSION OF A PERSON'S DRIVER'S LICENSE WHO REFUSES TO SUBMIT TO CERTAIN TESTS TO DETERMINE THE LEVEL OF HIS ALCOHOL CONCENTRATION, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THIS PROVISION APPLIES TO A PERSON CHARGED WITH OPERATING A MOTOR VEHICLE WHILE GROSSLY INTOXICATED; TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-2953, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE VIDEOTAPING OF THE INCIDENT AND BREATH TEST SITE AND THE ADMISSIBILITY OF EVIDENCE WHEN A PERSON IS CHARGED WITH AN ALCOHOL OR DRUG RELATED MOTOR VEHICLE OFFENSE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THIS PROVISION APPLIES TO A PERSON WHO IS CHARGED WITH OPERATING A MOTOR VEHICLE WHILE GROSSLY INTOXICATED; TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-2970, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO CERTAIN COURT OFFICIALS WHO ARE CHARGED WITH REPORTING VIOLATIONS OF CERTAIN ALCOHOL OR DRUG RELATED MOTOR VEHICLE OFFENSES TO THE MOTOR VEHICLE DIVISION, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THIS PROVISION APPLIES TO THE OFFENSE OF OPERATING A MOTOR VEHICLE WHILE GROSSLY INTOXICATED; TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-2980, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO COPIES OF CERTAIN REPORTS THAT RELATE TO A PERSON'S PREVIOUS CONVICTIONS FOR VIOLATING CERTAIN ALCOHOL OR DRUG RELATED MOTOR VEHICLE OFFENSES TO BE CONSIDERED PRIMA FACIE EVIDENCE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THIS PROVISION APPLIES TO THE OFFENSE OF OPERATING A MOTOR VEHICLE WHILE GROSSLY INTOXICATED; TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-2990, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE SUSPENSION OF THE DRIVER'S LICENSE OF A PERSON CONVICTED OF CERTAIN ALCOHOL OR DRUG RELATED MOTOR VEHICLE OFFENSES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THIS PROVISION APPLIES TO A PERSON CONVICTED OF OPERATING A MOTOR VEHICLE WHILE GROSSLY INTOXICATED, AND TO PROVIDE PERIODS OF DRIVER'S LICENSE SUSPENSIONS FOR PERSONS CONVICTED OF OPERATING A MOTOR VEHICLE WHILE GROSSLY INTOXICATED; AND TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-2995, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE ADDITIONAL ASSESSMENT THAT MUST BE IMPOSED UPON A PERSON CONVICTED OF CERTAIN ALCOHOL OR DRUG RELATED MOTOR VEHICLE OFFENSES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THIS PROVISION APPLIES TO A PERSON CONVICTED OF OPERATING A MOTOR VEHICLE WHILE GROSSLY INTOXICATED.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3707 -- Reps. Miller, Hosey, Hayes, Anthony, Battle, Branham, G. Brown, Freeman, J. Hines and M. Hines: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-3-1960, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE AND DISPLAY OF PLACARDS AND LICENSE PLATES THAT ALLOW PERSONS WHO ARE HANDICAPPED TO PARK FREE OF CHARGE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PLACARD ISSUED TO A PERSON WHO IS HANDICAPPED MUST HAVE HIS DRIVER'S LICENSE NUMBER OR SPECIAL IDENTIFICATION CARD NUMBER PRINTED ON IT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3708 -- Reps. Ceips, Herbkersman, Lloyd, Young, Bailey, Barfield, Bowers, Breeland, R. Brown, Chellis, Clemmons, Edge, Gilham, Hagood, Haskins, Hinson, Keegan, Limehouse, Mack, Mahaffey, Merrill, Miller, Rivers, Scarborough, Umphlett, Viers and Witherspoon: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION EXPRESSING THE CONCERN OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OVER THE PRESENCE OF CHLORAMPHENICOL AND OTHER BANNED VETERINARY DRUGS IN IMPORTED SHRIMP AND CALLING ON THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT TO TAKE IMMEDIATE AND FOCUSED EFFORTS TO IMPROVE ENFORCEMENT OF FOOD IMPORT RESTRICTIONS OF SEAFOOD IMPORTS IN ORDER TO PROTECT UNITED STATES CONSUMERS AND ENSURE SAFETY OF THE FOOD SUPPLY.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Adopted

H. 3709 -- Rep. Perry: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE BOY SCOUT ERIC RYAN KYLE OF AIKEN ON RECEIVING THE PRESTIGIOUS EAGLE SCOUT BADGE, COMMEND HIM FOR HIS HARD WORK, PERSEVERANCE, AND MANY ACHIEVEMENTS WHILE EARNING THE HIGHEST AWARD IN SCOUTING, AND WISH HIM EVERY SUCCESS IN ALL OF HIS FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3710 -- Reps. Stille, Duncan, Keegan, Leach, Littlejohn, McCraw, Phillips, Pinson, M.A. Pitts and Walker: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING CHAPTER 42 SO AS TO ENACT THE "SOUTH CAROLINA GARNISHMENT ACT OF 2003", WHICH PROVIDES PROCEDURES WHICH GRANT TO PERSONS WHO HAVE SUED TO RECOVER CERTAIN DEBTS OR HAVE RECOVERED CERTAIN JUDGMENTS AGAINST ANOTHER PERSON A RIGHT TO A WRIT OF GARNISHMENT, SUBJECTING TO GARNISHMENT UP TO SPECIFIED LIMITATIONS SALARY AND WAGES, INTEREST, RENTS, DIVIDENDS, CAPITAL GAINS, BONUSES, AND COMMISSIONS OF THE DEBTOR; AND TO REPEAL SECTION 37-5-104 RELATING TO THE PROHIBITION AGAINST GARNISHMENTS ARISING OUT OF CONSUMER CONTRACTS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3711 -- Reps. Whipper, Breeland, Hosey, M. Hines, Branham, G. Brown, Freeman, Jennings, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Mack, Martin, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, Rhoad and Richardson: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 18 TO CHAPTER 3, TITLE 16 SO AS TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR A PERSON CONVICTED OF A CRIME CONTAINED IN THIS CHAPTER WITH THE INTENT TO ASSAULT, INTIMIDATE, OR THREATEN A PERSON BECAUSE OF HIS RACE, RELIGION, COLOR, SEX, AGE, NATIONAL ORIGIN, OR SEXUAL ORIENTATION; AND TO AMEND SECTIONS 16-11-510 AND 16-11-520, BOTH AS AMENDED, RELATING TO MALICIOUS INJURY TO PERSONAL AND REAL PROPERTY, SO AS TO REVISE THE PENALTIES FOR MALICIOUS INJURY TO REAL PROPERTY OFFENSES, AND TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL PENALTIES FOR PERSONS WHO MALICIOUSLY INJURE PERSONAL OR REAL PROPERTY OF ANOTHER PERSON WITH THE INTENT TO ASSAULT, INTIMIDATE, OR THREATEN THAT PERSON.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3712 -- Reps. Stille, M.A. Pitts and Townsend: A BILL TO AMEND ACT 1675 OF 1972, RELATING TO THE DONALDS-DUE WEST WATER AND SEWER AUTHORITY, SO AS TO ADD TWO MEMBERS TO THE AUTHORITY APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR ON THE RECOMMENDATION OF THE ABBEVILLE COUNTY COUNCIL AND TO MAKE CONFORMING AMENDMENTS.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings

H. 3713 -- Reps. Wilkins, W.D. Smith, Harrell, Harrison, Cato, Witherspoon, Chellis, Townsend, J. Brown and Keegan: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 23-3-15, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE EXCLUSIVE JURISDICTION AND STATEWIDE AUTHORITY OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA LAW ENFORCEMENT DIVISION (SLED), SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THIS JURISDICTION AND AUTHORITY INCLUDES ESTABLISHING AND OPERATING TACTICAL RESPONSE LAW ENFORCEMENT UNITS, COORDINATING COUNTER TERRORISM EFFORTS IN OR AFFECTING THIS STATE, COORDINATING FEDERAL GRANTS ASSOCIATED WITH HOMELAND SECURITY, CREATING COUNCILS ASSOCIATED WITH ITS MISSION, AND SERVING AS THE GOVERNOR'S REPRESENTATIVE TO THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY; AND ADDING CHAPTER 17, TITLE 54 SO AS TO ENACT THE "SOUTH CAROLINA MARITIME SECURITY ACT" TO CREATE A MARITIME SECURITY COMMISSION AND TO PROVIDE FOR ITS MEMBERSHIP, POWERS, AND DUTIES; TO REESTABLISH THE SOUTH CAROLINA NAVAL MILITIA WHICH MUST BE ADMINISTERED BY THE MARITIME SECURITY COMMISSION; TO PROVIDE THAT THE NAVAL MILITIA IS A VOLUNTEER STATE MARITIME FORCE REGIONALLY ALIGNED TO AUGMENT AND COORDINATE WITH FEDERAL, STATE, AND LOCAL FORCES AND AGENCIES WHICH MAY BE ENGAGED IN A FEDERAL RESPONSE TO TERRORISM AND TO ASSIST WITH THE NEEDS OF HOMELAND SECURITY; TO PROVIDE THAT THE COMMISSION SHALL APPOINT THE COMMANDER OF THE NAVAL MILITIA; TO PROVIDE FOR THE DIVISIONS OF THE NAVAL MILITIA AND THAT MILITIA PERSONNEL ARE ENTITLED TO ALL PRIVILEGES PROVIDED IN STATE LAW TO STATE MILITARY ORGANIZATIONS; TO AUTHORIZE A JOINT SERVICE TASK FORCE WITHIN THE NAVAL MILITIA TO COORDINATE REGIONAL SECURITY MISSIONS RELATING TO WATERWAYS SHARED WITH CONTIGUOUS STATES AND TO PROVIDE ASSISTANCE TO THE COMMISSION; AND TO AUTHORIZE SLED TO PROMULGATE REGULATIONS NECESSARY FRO THE PROPER ADMINISTRATION OF HOMELAND SECURITY MEASURES FOR MARITIME PROTECTION; AND TO ADD SECTION 23-6-493 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER EMPLOYED WITH THE SAVANNAH RIVER SITE MAY BE TRAINED AT THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE ACADEMY AT THE EMPLOYER'S EXPENSE.
Introduced
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3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Senate Amendments Amended
Proposed Amended
Other proceedings
Point of Order
Point of Order
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Conference Committee
Free Conference Committee
Message to Senate
Message from Senate
Message from Senate
Message from Senate
Message from Senate
Adopted
Ratified

H. 3714 -- Reps. Townsend, Wilkins, Walker, Cobb-Hunter, Whitmire, Martin, Miller, Lourie and Neilson: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING CHAPTER 59 TO TITLE 59 SO AS TO ENACT THE SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATION AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ACT: TO AMEND SECTION 59-17-135, RELATING TO CHARACTER EDUCATION, SO AS TO INCORPORATE THE CHARACTER TRAITS OF THE FAMILY RESPECT ACT INTO THIS EDUCATIONAL COMPONENT; TO AMEND SECTION 59-18-900, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO SCHOOL REPORT CARDS, SO AS TO EXPAND THE CONTENT OF THE REPORT CARD TO INCLUDE, AMONG OTHER THINGS, REPORTS ON COMPLIANCE WITH THIS ACT AND THE CHARACTER EDUCATION ACT AND DROPOUT REDUCTION DATA; AND TO REPEAL ACT 450 OF 1994 AND SECTION 59-52-95 RELATING TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA SCHOOL-TO-WORK TRANSITION ACT OF 1994.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3715 -- Rep. Bowers: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO PROCLAIM THE WEEK OF APRIL 19-27, 2003, AS NATIONAL LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE WEEK IN SOUTH CAROLINA AND TO COMMEND THE AMERICAN SOCIETY OF LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTS FOR CREATING THE SPECIAL PLACES IN WHICH WE LIVE, WORK, AND PLAY.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3716 -- Reps. Clyburn: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO REQUIRE THE AIKEN COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT BOARD OF TRUSTEES TO ESTABLISH THE STARTING AND ENDING DATE OF THE SCHOOL TERM AND TO REQUIRE THAT THE LENGTH OF THE SCHOOL TERM COMPLIES WITH SECTION 59-1-420.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3717 -- Rep. Clyburn: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO REQUIRE THE EDGEFIELD COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT BOARD OF TRUSTEES TO ESTABLISH THE STARTING AND ENDING DATES OF THE SCHOOL TERM AND TO REQUIRE THAT THE LENGTH OF THE SCHOOL TERM COMPLIES WITH SECTION 59-1-420.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading

H. 3718 -- Rep. Miller: A BILL TO PROVIDE FOR THE MEMBERS OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE GEORGETOWN COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT TO BE ELECTED BEGINNING WITH THE 2004 GENERAL ELECTION, FROM THE SEVEN SINGLE MEMBER DISTRICTS FROM WHICH MEMBERS OF THE GEORGETOWN COUNTY COUNCIL ARE ELECTED, TO PROVIDE FOR FOUR-YEAR STAGGERED TERMS FOR THE MEMBERS, TO PROVIDE FOR THE BOARD MEMBERS TO ELECT ONE MEMBER TO SERVE AS CHAIRMAN FOR A TERM OF TWO YEARS, TO TERMINATE THE TERMS OF CURRENT TRUSTEES WHEN THEIR SUCCESSORS ELECTED PURSUANT TO THIS ACT TAKE OFFICE, AND TO REPEAL ACT 592 OF 1994, RELATING TO THE METHOD OF ELECTION OF THE TRUSTEES OF THE GEORGETOWN COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Other proceedings

H. 3719 -- Rep. Miller: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 50-11-940, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IT IS UNLAWFUL FOR A PERSON OTHER THAN A TRUSTEE, EMPLOYEE, OR AGENT OF THE FOUNDATION OR A PERSON AUTHORIZED BY THE FOUNDATION TO TRAP, HUNT, MOLEST, OR ATTEMPT TO MOLEST A BIRD, WILD FOWL, OR GAME, INCLUDING WILD HOGS, WITHIN THE REFUGE, OR TO TRESPASS IN ANY MANNER UPON THE PROPERTY OF THE BELLE W. BARUCH FOUNDATION FOR THAT PURPOSE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3720 -- Reps. Huggins, Rutherford and Trotter: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 58-23-1235 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A TAXICAB COMPANY THAT LEASES A TAXICAB THROUGH AN INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR AGREEMENT MUST OBTAIN CERTAIN LIABILITY INSURANCE, PROVIDE THAT A TAXICAB COMPANY IS NOT REQUIRED TO PROVIDE WORKERS' COMPENSATION COVERAGE FOR A DRIVER WHO LEASES THE COMPANY'S TAXICAB AS AN INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR, AND PROVIDE THAT THE PROVISIONS OF THE WORKERS' COMPENSATION LAW DO NOT APPLY TO A DRIVER WHO LEASES A TAXICAB UNDER AN INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR LEASE AGREEMENT; TO AMEND SECTION 42-1-375, RELATING TO EXEMPTIONS OF CERTAIN PERSONS FROM THE SOUTH CAROLINA WORKERS' COMPENSATION LAW, SO AS TO EXEMPT A DRIVER WHO LEASES A TAXICAB UNDER AN INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR LEASE AGREEMENT WITH A TAXICAB COMPANY FROM THE WORKERS' COMPENSATION LAW; TO AMEND SECTION 58-23-1220, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO LIABILITY INSURANCE REQUIRED FOR A TAXI, SO AS TO DELETE SPECIFIC DOLLAR AMOUNTS OF LIABILITY INSURANCE REQUIRED FOR A TAXI FROM THIS SECTION, AND PROVIDE THAT THE MINIMUM STATUTORY LIMITS OF INSURANCE REQUIRED FOR A VEHICLE, OR CERTAIN ALTERNATIVE SELF-INSURER PROVISIONS, APPLY TO A TAXI; TO AMEND SECTION 58-23-1230, RELATING TO FILING A BOND INSTEAD OF LIABILITY INSURANCE FOR A TAXI, SO AS TO ALLOW A TAXI COMPANY TO COMPLY WITH CERTAIN SELF-INSURER PROVISIONS, OR DEPOSIT A BOND INSTEAD OF INSURANCE IN THE AMOUNT OF THE MINIMUM STATUTORY LIMITS OF INSURANCE REQUIRED FOR A VEHICLE; AND TO CHANGE THE TITLE OF ARTICLE 13, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 58 FROM "TAXIS IN COUNTIES WITH CITIES OVER 70,000" TO "TAXIS".
Introduced and Committed

H. 3721 -- Reps. Huggins, Rutherford and Trotter: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-9-60, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO SELF-INSURERS FOR MOTOR VEHICLES AND DETERMINATION OF FINANCIAL RESPONSIBILITY, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A SELF-INSURER MAY USE AN IRREVOCABLE LETTER OF CREDIT ISSUED BY CERTAIN BANKS TO MEET THE EIGHTY PERCENT CASH DEPOSIT REQUIREMENT OF THIS SECTION, AND TO PROVIDE THAT COMPLIANCE WITH THIS SECTION PROVIDES THE COVERAGE EQUIVALENT TO A MINIMUM LIMITS STATUTORY POLICY FOR A VEHICLE AS REQUIRED BY LAW.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3722 -- Reps. Jennings, Bales and Limehouse: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 17-5-535, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PERSONS AUTHORIZED TO VIEW PHOTOGRAPHS OR VIDEOS OF AND INCIDENTAL TO THE PERFORMANCE OF AN AUTOPSY AND THE PENALTY FOR VIOLATING THIS PROVISION, SO AS TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL CIRCUMSTANCES IN WHICH PHOTOGRAPHS, VISUAL IMAGES, VIDEOS, AND AUDIO RECORDINGS OF OR RELATED TO AN AUTOPSY MAY BE VIEWED, OR DISSEMINATED AND TO AMEND SECTION 30-4-40, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO MATTERS THAT ARE EXEMPT FROM DISCLOSURE UNDER THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT, SO AS TO REVISE CIRCUMSTANCES IN WHICH PHOTOGRAPHS AND VIDEOS OF AND RELATED TO THE PERFORMANCE OF AN AUTOPSY MAY BE VIEWED, AND TO PROVIDE THE CIRCUMSTANCES IN WHICH CERTAIN VISUAL IMAGES AND AUDIO RECORDINGS OF AN AUTOPSY MAY BE VIEWED AND USED.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 3723 -- Reps. Walker, Littlejohn, Mahaffey, Sinclair, W.D. Smith and Talley: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 56-5-2915 SO AS TO ESTABLISH DEATH BY A VEHICLE AS A MISDEMEANOR OFFENSE AND TO PROVIDE A PENALTY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3724 -- Reps. Bales, J. Brown, Harrison and Scott: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO PROVIDE THAT THE SCHOOL DAY MISSED ON JANUARY 23, 2003, BY THE STUDENTS, TEACHERS, AND STAFF OF RICHLAND COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT ONE WHEN THE SCHOOLS OF THE DISTRICT WERE 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

H. 3725 -- Reps. R. Brown, Weeks, G. Brown, J. Hines, Littlejohn, Mack and Moody-Lawrence: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 40-7-50, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO LICENSING REQUIREMENTS FOR BARBERS AND OTHER PROFESSIONALS CONNECTED TO BARBERING, SO AS TO CHANGE THE RENEWAL REQUIREMENT FROM EVERY YEAR TO EVERY OTHER YEAR; AND TO AMEND SECTION 40-7-250, RELATING TO RENEWAL OF A MASTER HAIRCARE SPECIALIST LICENSE, SO AS TO CHANGE THE RENEWAL REQUIREMENT FROM EVERY YEAR TO EVERY OTHER YEAR.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3726 -- Rep. Harrison: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 16-17-495, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO INTERFERENCE WITH A CHILD CUSTODY ORDER, SO AS TO PROVIDE CIRCUMSTANCES IN WHICH A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER MAY RECOVER A CHILD WHOM HE BELIEVES HAS BEEN TAKEN OR IS BEING WITHHELD FROM HIS LEGAL CUSTODIAN, AND TO PROVIDE A PENALTY FOR A PERSON WHO KNOWINGLY GIVES FALSE INFORMATION TO A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER DURING THE COURSE OF A DISPUTE INVOLVING THE CUSTODY OF A CHILD.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3727 -- Rep. J.E. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 15-78-30, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS USED IN THE SOUTH CAROLINA TORT CLAIMS ACT, SO AS TO INCLUDE THE SOUTH CAROLINA NATIONAL GUARD AND THE SOUTH CAROLINA STATE GUARD IN CERTAIN DEFINITIONS, AND TO FURTHER PROVIDE THAT AN EMPLOYEE INCLUDES MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA NATIONAL GUARD, MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA STATE GUARD, AND PERSONS ACTING ON BEHALF OR IN SERVICE OF A GOVERNMENTAL UNIT WITHOUT PAY OR COMPENSATION; AND TO AMEND SECTION 15-78-60, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO EXEMPTIONS TO THE WAIVER OF IMMUNITY IN THE STATE TORT CLAIMS ACT, SO AS TO INCLUDE CERTAIN HOME SECURITY AND COUNTER-TERRORIST ACTIVITIES IN THE EXEMPTION RELATING TO ACTIVITIES OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA NATIONAL GUARD AND THE SOUTH CAROLINA STATE GUARD.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3728 -- Rep. Townsend: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO HONOR AND CELEBRATE THE TWENTY-FIFTH ANNIVERSARY OF THE ESTABLISHMENT OF SOUTH CAROLINA SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT COUNCILS AND TO EXTEND THE MOST SINCERE GRATITUDE OF THE MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO THE THOUSANDS OF PARENTS, TEACHERS, STUDENTS, AND COMMUNITY MEMBERS WHO HAVE VOLUNTARILY SERVED ON SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT COUNCILS THROUGHOUT THE STATE AND WHO HAVE BEEN COMMITTED TO IMPROVING THE QUALITY OF EDUCATION IN THEIR LOCAL COMMUNITIES.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3729 -- Rep. Snow: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 27-32-55, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE FEES WHICH MAY BE CHARGED FOR THE RESALE OF OWNERSHIP INTERESTS IN VACATION TIMESHARING UNITS, SO AS TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THESE FEES WHICH MAY BE CHARGED.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3730 -- Reps. Govan, Ott, Rhoad and Cobb-Hunter: A HOUSE RESOLUTION COMMENDING LAVAUGHN NESMITH, COUNTY DIRECTOR OF THE ORANGEBURG COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES, FOR HIS MANY YEARS OF PUBLIC SERVICE TO THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA AND ITS MOST VULNERABLE CITIZENS THROUGH ITS VARIOUS SOCIAL SERVICES PROGRAMS AND WISHING HIM CONTINUED PRODUCTIVITY AND HAPPINESS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3731 -- Rep. Lucas: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE MR. AND MRS. WADE EDISON TALBERT OF HARTSVILLE ON THEIR FIFTIETH WEDDING ANNIVERSARY MARCH 11, 2003, AND TO WISH THEM A JOYOUS CELEBRATION AND MANY MORE YEARS OF HAPPINESS TOGETHER.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3732 -- Reps. Snow: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION CONGRATULATING EDDIE TWILLEY, LOBBYIST EXTRAORDINAIRE AND FORMER CONFIRMED BACHELOR, ON THE OCCASION OF HIS UPCOMING MARRIAGE TO BETH FONDREN, FORMER PAGE IN THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, AND WISHING THEM A HAPPY LIFE TOGETHER.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3733 -- Reps. F.N. Smith, Allen, Cato, Haskins, Leach, Loftis, Tripp and Vaughn: A BILL TO PROHIBIT THE GREENVILLE COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD FROM MOVING THE LOCATION OF BECK ACADEMY UNTIL APPROVAL BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor removed

H. 3734 -- Rep. Cooper: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 48-20-240, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE DISPOSITION OF FEES AND CIVIL PENALTIES COLLECTED PURSUANT TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA MINING ACT, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT ANY INCREASE IN FEE REVENUE ATTRIBUTABLE TO THE FEE STRUCTURE IMPOSED JULY 1, 2003, MUST BE APPROPRIATED FOR THE BUDGET OF THE MINING AND RECLAMATION PROGRAM IN THE SOUTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL SPECIFICALLY TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL STAFF FOR THE PROGRAM AND TO PROVIDE EDUCATIONAL AND TRAINING ASSISTANCE TO THE MINING INDUSTRY IN THIS STATE.
Introduced and Committed
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Recalled

H. 3735 -- Reps. M.A. Pitts, E.H. Pitts, Cato, Koon, Pinson, Stille and Walker: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 8-13-940 SO AS TO PROHIBIT A FAMILY MEMBER OF A MEMBER OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY FROM BEING ELECTED TO A STATE BOARD, COMMISSION, COMMITTEE, OR OFFICE FILLED BY AN ELECTION HELD BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3736 -- Reps. Limehouse and Hagood: 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. 3737 -- Reps. Loftis, Bingham, Chellis, Harrison, Hinson, Leach, Merrill, Perry, Sandifer, Toole and Whitmire: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-10-45, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE CONFISCATION OF SUSPENDED OR REVOKED DRIVER'S LICENSES, MOTOR VEHICLE REGISTRATION CARDS, AND MOTOR VEHICLE LICENSE PLATES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT WHEN A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER CONFISCATES A LICENSE PLATE, HE SHALL LEAVE NOTICE AT THE LOCATION WHERE THE LICENSE PLATE WAS CONFISCATED THAT CONTAINS HIS NAME AND LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY, THE DATE THE LICENSE PLATE WAS CONFISCATED, THE REASON IT WAS CONFISCATED, AND THE LOCATION WHERE THE LICENSE PLATE IS STORED.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended

H. 3738 -- Reps. Stille and Littlejohn: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTIONS 59-53-25, 59-53-26, AND 59-53-27 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA LANCASTER CAMPUS, SALKEHATCHIE CAMPUS, UNION CAMPUS, AND SUMTER CAMPUS SHALL BE TRANSFERRED TO THE STATE BOARD FOR COMMUNITY COLLEGES AND TECHNICAL AND COMPREHENSIVE EDUCATION AND ADMINISTERED AS ALL OTHER TWO-YEAR INSTITUTIONS UNDER THE AUTHORITY OF THIS STATE BOARD, TO PROVIDE FOR AN AREA COMMISSION FOR EACH OF THESE INSTITUTIONS, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE MEMBERSHIP, POWERS, DUTIES, AND FUNCTIONS OF EACH AREA COMMISSION; BY ADDING SECTION 59-53-35 SO AS TO CHANGE THE NAME OF THE STATE BOARD FOR TECHNICAL AND COMPREHENSIVE EDUCATION TO THE STATE BOARD FOR COMMUNITY COLLEGES AND TECHNICAL AND COMPREHENSIVE EDUCATION, AND TO PROVIDE FOR TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS TO ACCOMPLISH THE ABOVE TRANSFERS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3739 -- Reps. Ceips, Whipper, M.A. Pitts, Altman, Anthony, Bailey, Battle, Cato, Clark, Dantzler, Duncan, Emory, Hamilton, Harrison, Haskins, Herbkersman, Keegan, Kirsh, Koon, Leach, Littlejohn, Mahaffey, Martin, McCraw, Miller, J.M. Neal, Phillips, Pinson, Rhoad, Richardson, Sinclair, Umphlett, Whitmire, Lourie and Owens: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 56-5-3905 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE OPERATOR OF A MOTOR VEHICLE MUST ACTIVATE THE VEHICLE'S INTERIOR LIGHTS WHEN STOPPED BY A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER, AND TO PROVIDE A PENALTY FOR A PERSON WHO FAILS TO COMPLY WITH THIS PROVISION.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Amended
Senate Amendments Amended
Proposed Amended
Proposed Amended
Debate Adjourned
Request for Debate
Point of Order
Returned by Senate With Amendment

H. 3740 -- Reps. Haskins, Davenport, Duncan, Leach, M.A. Pitts, F.N. Smith, 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
Co-Sponsor removed

H. 3741 -- Rep. W.D. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 8-17-370, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO EXEMPTIONS FROM THE STATE EMPLOYEES GRIEVANCE PROCEDURE ACT, SO AS TO EXEMPT EMPLOYEES IN A CHIEF OF STAFF OR EQUIVALENT POSITION, THOSE EMPLOYEES AS DETERMINED BY THE OFFICE OF HUMAN RESOURCES OF THE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD TO BE WITHIN TWO MANAGERIAL LEVELS OF EITHER THE AGENCY HEAD OR THE CHIEF OF STAFF OR EQUIVALENT POSITION, AND ANY EMPLOYEES EARNING AN ANNUAL EQUIVALENT SALARY IN EXCESS OF EIGHTY THOUSAND DOLLARS, TO PROVIDE EXCEPTIONS, AND TO PROVIDE A PROCEDURE TO ADJUST THE EIGHTY THOUSAND DOLLAR FIGURE REFERENCED ABOVE EVERY FOUR YEARS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Proposed Amended
Debate Adjourned
Point of Order

H. 3742 -- Reps. Wilkins, Allen, Altman, Anthony, Bailey, Bales, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Branham, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chellis, Clark, Clemmons, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Emory, Freeman, Frye, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Hagood, Hamilton, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jennings, Keegan, Kennedy, Kirsh, Koon, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Richardson, Rivers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sheheen, Simrill, Sinclair, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Snow, Stewart, Stille, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Umphlett, Vaughn, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Witherspoon and 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 MONDAY, MARCH 10, 2003, AS "MICHELIN COMMUNITY PARTNERS DAY" IN GREENVILLE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3743 -- Rep. Anthony: A BILL TO REAPPORTION THE ELECTION DISTRICTS FROM WHICH THE TRUSTEES OF THE UNION COUNTY BOARD OF TRUSTEES ARE ELECTED AND DESIGNATE A MAP NUMBER ON WHICH THESE ELECTION DISTRICTS ARE DELINEATED.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Ratified

H. 3744 -- Reps. Sandifer, Kirsh, Richardson, Cato, Young, Battle, Barfield, Ceips, Chellis, Clark, Cooper, Davenport, Duncan, Edge, Gilham, Herbkersman, Huggins, Keegan, Bingham, Leach, Littlejohn, Townsend, Kennedy, Loftis, Dantzler, Mahaffey, Bailey, Koon, McCraw, Frye, Owens, Perry, Umphlett, Phillips, Pinson, Rice, Scarborough, Simrill, D.C. Smith, J.R. Smith, Snow, Stille, Taylor, Toole, Tripp, Trotter, Vaughn, Viers, Walker, White, Whitmire and Witherspoon: A BILL TO ENACT THE SOUTH CAROLINA ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, CITIZENS, AND SMALL BUSINESS PROTECTION ACT OF 2003 BY ADDING CHAPTER 32 TO TITLE 15, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976 SO AS TO ESTABLISH A LIMIT OF TWO HUNDRED FIFTY THOUSAND DOLLARS FOR NONECONOMIC DAMAGES THAT MAY BE AWARDED A PLAINTIFF IN A PERSONAL INJURY ACTION AND TO PROVIDE THAT PUNITIVE DAMAGES MAY BE AWARDED FOR FRAUDULENT OR WILFUL OR INTENTIONAL CONDUCT SPECIFICALLY INTENDED TO HARM THE PERSON SEEKING PUNITIVE DAMAGES, TO REQUIRE A PLAINTIFF, PRIOR TO JUDGMENT, TO ELECT BETWEEN PUNITIVE DAMAGES AND OTHER DAMAGES AVAILABLE UNDER ANOTHER REMEDY, TO SPECIFY FACTORS THAT MUST BE CONSIDERED IN AWARDING PUNITIVE DAMAGES; TO ADD CHAPTER 40 TO TITLE 15 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IN ALL TORT ACTIONS EVIDENCE OF COLLATERAL SOURCE PAYMENTS TO BE MADE TO THE CLAIMANT IS ADMISSIBLE AND TO REQUIRE SPECIFIC FINDINGS TO BE MADE FOR THE AMOUNT OF CERTAIN PAST AND FUTURE DAMAGES; TO AMEND SECTION 34-31-20, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE ANNUAL LEGAL RATE OF INTEREST ON MONEY DECREES AND JUDGMENTS, SO AS TO CHANGE THE INTEREST RATE FROM TWELVE PERCENT TO SIX PERCENT; TO AMEND SECTION 15-1-310, RELATING TO IMMUNITY FROM LIABILITY FOR PERSONS, WHO IN GOOD FAITH, RENDER EMERGENCY CARE AT THE SCENE OF AN ACCIDENT, SO AS PROVIDE IMMUNITY TO HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS, WHO WITH NO EXPECTATION OF PAYMENT, RENDER MEDICAL CARE AND TO APPLY THE LIMITS OF LIABILITY PROVIDED FOR IN THE TORT CLAIMS ACT FOR ANY CLAIM BROUGHT AGAINST SUCH PERSONS; TO ADD SECTION 15-1-315 SO AS TO PROVIDE IMMUNITY FROM LIABILITY TO A HEALTH CARE PROVIDER FOR AN INJURY SUSTAINED BY A PATIENT FROM TAKING A PRESCRIPTION DRUG OR USING A MEDICAL DEVICE PRESCRIBED BY THE PROVIDER IN ACCORDANCE WITH INSTRUCTIONS OF THE UNITED STATES FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION; TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-6540, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO VIOLATIONS OF MANDATORY SEATBELT USAGE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT SUCH VIOLATIONS ARE ADMISSIBLE TO PROVE CONTRIBUTORY OR COMPARATIVE NEGLIGENCE OR CERTAIN OTHER DEFENSES IN A CIVIL ACTION; TO ADD CHAPTER 47 TO TITLE 15 SO AS TO ESTABLISH PROCEDURES FOR A HOMEOWNER OR PURCHASER TO ASSERT A CLAIM AGAINST A CONTRACTOR, SUBCONTRACTOR, SUPPLIER, OR DESIGN PROFESSIONAL FOR A CONSTRUCTION DEFECT IN A RESIDENTIAL DWELLING, TO REQUIRE A CLAIMANT TO COMPLY WITH THESE PROCEDURES BEFORE COMMENCING LITIGATION FOR SUCH DEFECTS, AND TO PROHIBIT A PERSON FROM PROVIDING ANYTHING OF MONETARY VALUE TO A PROPERTY MANAGER, MEMBER, OR OFFICER OF AN EXECUTIVE BOARD OF A HOMEOWNER'S ASSOCIATION TO INDUCE THE INDIVIDUAL TO ENCOURAGE OR DISCOURAGE THE ASSOCIATION TO FILE A CLAIM FOR SUCH DEFECTS AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS; TO AMEND SECTION 15-78-20, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE TORT CLAIMS ACT, SO AS TO DELETE PROVISIONS AUTHORIZING RECOVERY AGAINST A GOVERNMENTAL HEALTH FACILITY FOR A CLAIM ARISING BEFORE THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THE TORT CLAIMS ACT IF THE FACILITY MAINTAINED LIABILITY INSURANCE COVERAGE AND TO DELETE THE PROVISION SPECIFICALLY DELAYING INCLUSION OF PHYSICIANS AND DENTISTS IN THE TORT CLAIMS ACT UNTIL JANUARY 1, 1989; TO AMEND SECTION 15-78-30, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE DEFINITION OF TERMS USED IN THE TORT CLAIMS ACT, SO AS TO REVISE THE DEFINITION OF "EMPLOYEE" AND "SCOPE OF OFFICIAL DUTY" TO INCLUDE HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS RENDERING CARE UNDER MEDICAID AND OTHER PUBLICLY FUNDED HEALTH CARE PROGRAMS AND TO DEFINE "DISCRETIONARY ACT"; TO AMEND SECTIONS 15-78-70 AND 15-78-120, BOTH AS AMENDED, RELATING RESPECTIVELY TO THE STATE TORT CLAIMS ACT BEING THE EXCLUSIVE REMEDY FOR CLAIMS AGAINST THE STATE FOR ACTS OF ITS EMPLOYEES AND TO LIMITATIONS ON THE AMOUNT OF DAMAGES A PERSON MAY RECOVER, SO AS TO DELETE PROVISIONS PROVIDING NO LIMIT ON THE AMOUNT OF LIABILITY AGAINST PHYSICIANS OR DENTISTS RENDERING SERVICES WHICH ARE PAID FROM A SOURCE OTHER THAN A GOVERNMENTAL SALARY AND TO DELETE PROVISIONS WHICH ESTABLISH A HIGHER LIMIT OF LIABILITY UNDER THE TORT CLAIMS ACT FOR ACTIONS AGAINST GOVERNMENTAL PHYSICIANS AND DENTISTS ACTING WITHIN THE SCOPE OF THEIR GOVERNMENTAL EMPLOYMENT; TO ADD SECTION 15-78-55 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT EACH EXCEPTION TO THE WAIVER OF IMMUNITY UNDER THE TORT CLAIMS ACT IS SEPARATE FROM OTHER EXCEPTIONS AND EACH RENDERS THE GOVERNMENTAL ENTITY IMMUNE; TO AMEND SECTION 15-78-100, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS AND JURISDICTION UNDER THE TORT CLAIMS ACT, SO AS TO AUTHORIZE A GOVERNMENTAL ENTITY TO IMPLEAD A PERSON OR ENTITY IN AN ACTION; TO AMEND SECTION 15-3-640, RELATING TO ACTIONS BASED ON DEFECT OR UNSAFE CONDITION OF IMPROVEMENT TO REAL PROPERTY, SO AS TO CHANGE THE STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS FROM THIRTEEN YEARS TO SIX YEARS; TO ADD SECTION 15-3-645 SO AS TO ESTABLISH A SIX-YEAR STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS ON ACTIONS BASED UPON AN ALLEGED DEFECT OR FAILURE IN A PRODUCT; TO ADD CHAPTER 41 TO TITLE 15 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IN AN ACTION FOR PERSONAL INJURY, PROPERTY DAMAGE, OR WRONGFUL DEATH, THE LIABILITY FOR EACH DEFENDANT IS SEVERAL ONLY AND MUST BE ALLOCATED TO THE DEFENDANTS BASED ON EACH DEFENDANT'S PERCENTAGE OF FAULT AND TO ESTABLISH CRITERIA FOR ESTABLISHING THE PERCENTAGES OF FAULT; TO AMEND CHAPTER 36, TITLE 15, RELATING TO SOUTH CAROLINA FRIVOLOUS CIVIL PROCEEDINGS SANCTIONS ACT, SO AS TO REPLACE THE PROVISIONS OF THAT CHAPTER WITH PROVISIONS REQUIRING AN ATTORNEY FOR A PLAINTIFF TO SIGN DOCUMENTS FILED IN A CIVIL OR ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION, TO PROVIDE THAT THE SIGNING CONSTITUTES CERTIFICATION THAT THE DOCUMENT IS NOT FRIVOLOUS OR INTERPOSED FOR DELAY, AND TO PROVIDE SANCTIONS; TO AMEND SECTION 15-7-30, RELATING TO ACTIONS WHICH MUST BE TRIED IN THE COUNTY IN WHICH THE DEFENDANT RESIDES, SO AS TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THE PROPER VENUE IF THE DEFENDANT IS A NONRESIDENT, A DOMESTIC CORPORATION, OR A FOREIGN CORPORATION; TO REPEAL SECTION 15-33-135 RELATING TO THE EVIDENTIARY STANDARD FOR PROVING PUNITIVE DAMAGES; TO REPEAL SECTION 44-7-50 RELATING TO THE MODIFICATION OF THE DOCTRINES OF CHARITABLE AND SOVEREIGN IMMUNITY; TO REPEAL SECTION 58-23-90 RELATING TO THE PROPER VENUE IN WHICH TO BRING AN ACTION AGAINST A LICENSED MOTOR CARRIER; AND TO REPEAL CHAPTER 38, TITLE 15 RELATING TO THE UNIFORM CONTRIBUTION AMONG TORT FEASORS ACT.
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H. 3745 -- Rep. Richardson: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE PROFOUND SORROW OF THE MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES AND TO CELEBRATE A LIFE OF SERVICE UPON THE DEATH OF SHIRLEY "SAM" MCDONALD OF TEGA CAY WHO PASSED AWAY MONDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 2003, AND TO EXTEND DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO HER LOVING FAMILY AND MANY FRIENDS.
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H. 3746 -- Rep. Townsend: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE NEALS CREEK BAPTIST CHURCH OF ANDERSON UPON ITS CELEBRATION OF TWO HUNDRED YEARS OF DEDICATED SERVICE TO THE GLORY OF GOD, AND TO CHARGE THE CONGREGATION TO CONTINUE ITS FAITH AND HUMILITY IN THE YEARS TO COME.
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H. 3747 -- Reps. Owens, Trotter, Allen, Altman, Anthony, Bailey, Bales, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Branham, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chellis, Clark, Clemmons, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Emory, Freeman, Frye, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Hagood, Hamilton, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jennings, Keegan, Kennedy, Kirsh, Koon, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Richardson, Rivers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sheheen, Simrill, Sinclair, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Snow, Stewart, Stille, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Townsend, Tripp, Umphlett, Vaughn, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Wilkins, Witherspoon and Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE CONGRATULATIONS OF THE MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO MISS LAURIE JONES OF EASLEY ON RECEIVING THE 2003 PRUDENTIAL SPIRIT OF COMMUNITY AWARD FOR HER COMMITMENT TO GIVING HELP AND HOPE TO THE PEOPLE OF PICKENS COUNTY.
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H. 3748 -- Rep. Huggins: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND WILLIAM F. MAHON OF COLUMBIA FOR HIS OUTSTANDING SERVICE AS CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA MEDICAL ASSOCIATION, CONGRATULATE HIM ON HIS MANY ACHIEVEMENTS ON BEHALF OF THE MEDICAL COMMUNITY AND ON RECEIVING THE MEDICAL EXECUTIVE ACHIEVEMENT AWARD, AND EXTEND BEST WISHES TO HIM IN ALL OF HIS FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
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H. 3749 -- Ways and Means Committee: A BILL TO MAKE APPROPRIATIONS AND TO PROVIDE REVENUES TO MEET THE ORDINARY EXPENSES OF STATE GOVERNMENT FOR THE FISCAL YEAR BEGINNING, JULY 1, 2003; 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. 3753 -- Rep. Battle: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE GRATITUDE OF THE MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO MRS. MARY LOIS GERALD OF DILLON FOR HER DEDICATED SERVICE AND FIRM COMMITMENT TO MARION COUNTY AND ITS CITIZENS BY ENSURING THE BETTERMENT OF THE COMMUNITY THROUGH HER LEADERSHIP IN MANY LOCAL SETTINGS, INCLUDING HER MEMBERSHIP ON THE MARION REGIONAL HOSPITAL SYSTEM'S BOARD OF TRUSTEES AND TO RECOGNIZE MRS. GERALD FOR THE ACCOMPLISHMENTS SHE HAS ENJOYED THROUGHOUT HER LIFE.
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H. 3754 -- Reps. Harrison, Allen, Altman, Anthony, Bailey, Bales, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Branham, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chellis, Clark, Clemmons, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Emory, Freeman, Frye, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Hagood, Hamilton, Harrell, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jennings, Keegan, Kennedy, Kirsh, Koon, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Richardson, Rivers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sheheen, Simrill, Sinclair, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Snow, Stewart, Stille, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Umphlett, Vaughn, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Wilkins, Witherspoon and Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION EXPRESSING THE SINCERE APPRECIATION AND UNQUALIFIED SUPPORT OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA FOR THE THOUSANDS OF SOUTH CAROLINIANS PROUDLY SERVING IN THE NATIONAL GUARD AND RESERVE, AND RESPECTFULLY ACKNOWLEDGING THAT THEIR SELFLESS SERVICE IS ESSENTIAL TO THE STRENGTH AND SECURITY OF OUR NATION AND STATE.
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H. 3755 -- Rep. Trotter: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE THE PICKENS HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS VOLLEYBALL TEAM ON WINNING THEIR THIRD CONSECUTIVE CLASS AAA VOLLEYBALL STATE CHAMPIONSHIP, 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 WISH THEM EVERY SUCCESS IN THEIR FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
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H. 3756 -- Rep. Coleman: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE THE EXTREME SKILLS AND DETERMINATION OF MR. JAKE HOBGOOD OF WINNSBORO AND TO EXTEND THE CONGRATULATIONS OF THE MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO MR. HOBGOOD ON HIS MANY RACING ACHIEVEMENTS, INCLUDING HIS MOST RECENT ACCOMPLISHMENT OF RECEIVING THE GOODYEAR TIRE AWARD FOR THE NASCAR GOODY'S DASH SERIES CHAMPIONSHIP.
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H. 3757 -- Rep. Coleman: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE THE AMAZING RACING TALENT OF MR. JUSTIN HOBGOOD OF WINNSBORO AND TO EXTEND THE CONGRATULATIONS OF THE MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO MR. HOBGOOD ON HIS NASCAR GOODY'S DASH SERIES ACHIEVEMENTS.
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H. 3758 -- 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.
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H. 3759 -- Rep. Scott: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 7-15-340, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE FORM OF THE APPLICATION FOR AN ABSENTEE BALLOT, SO AS TO DELETE THE REQUIREMENT THAT THE APPLICATION CONTAIN THE APPLICANT'S SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER.
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H. 3760 -- Reps. Haskins, Davenport, Leach and Stille: 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 SELL INDIVIDUAL CANS OR BOTTLES OF BEER, TO SELL MORE THAN ONE CONTAINER OF MULTIPLE BEERS TO A CUSTOMER AT ONE TIME.
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H. 3761 -- Reps. Loftis, Barfield, Coates, Davenport, Gilham, Hamilton, Leach, Merrill, Pinson, M.A. Pitts, Rice, Simrill, Stille, Toole, Trotter, Witherspoon and Duncan: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-63-285 SO AS TO PROVIDE TEACHERS CONSISTENT WITH THE LOCAL BOARD POLICY HAVE THE AUTHORITY TO MANAGE THEIR CLASSROOMS, DISCIPLINE STUDENTS, AND REFER STUDENTS TO THE PRINCIPAL IN ORDER TO MAINTAIN DISCIPLINE IN THE CLASSROOM, TO PROVIDE THAT A TEACHER SHALL FILE A REPORT WITH THE PRINCIPAL CONCERNING STUDENTS WHO EXHIBIT BEHAVIOR WHICH SUBSTANTIALLY INTERFERES WITH THE TEACHER'S ABILITY TO TEACH OR WITH THE ABILITY OF THE STUDENT'S CLASSMATES TO LEARN, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE MANNER IN WHICH THE PRINCIPAL SHALL DEAL WITH THIS REPORT; AND BY ADDING SECTION 59-63-295 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A TEACHER MAY OBJECT TO A DISRUPTIVE STUDENT RETURNING TO THE CLASSROOM IF A REPORT REFERENCED ABOVE PREVIOUSLY HAS BEEN FILED WITH THE PRINCIPAL, AND TO PROVIDE FOR FURTHER PROCEDURES TO BE FOLLOWED AND SANCTIONS WHICH MAY BE IMPOSED AGAINST SUCH A STUDENT.
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H. 3762 -- Rep. Harrison: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 24-3-20, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PERSONS CONVICTED OF AN OFFENSE WHO ARE IN THE CUSTODY OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A TRIAL JUDGE MAY CHOOSE TO NOT RECEIVE NOTIFICATION OF THE PENDING RELEASE OF CERTAIN INMATES ON WORK RELEASE.
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H. 3763 -- Reps. Sheheen, J.E. Smith, Cobb-Hunter, Ott, McLeod, Whipper, Battle, Branham, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Emory, Freeman, Gourdine, Harvin, Hayes, Howard, Jennings, Kennedy, Lee, Lourie, Mack, Miller, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Parks, Rhoad, Rivers, Snow and Weeks: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 11-11-85 SO AS TO REQUIRE THE GOVERNOR'S ANNUAL STATE BUDGET RECOMMENDATION AND THE REPORTS OF THE HOUSE COMMITTEE ON WAYS AND MEANS AND THE SENATE FINANCE COMMITTEE ON THE ANNUAL GENERAL APPROPRIATIONS ACT TO BE IN A PROGRAMMATIC FORMAT BY PROVIDING A NARRATIVE DESCRIPTION OF EACH SEPARATE PROGRAM ADMINISTERED BY A STATE AGENCY AND PROVIDING THE ELEMENTS THAT MUST BE INCLUDED IN THE NARRATIVE; TO REQUIRE THE BUDGET RECOMMENDATION FOR AN AGENCY TO INCLUDE AN OVERALL BUDGET RECOMMENDATION BY BUDGET CATEGORY AND A SIMILAR RECOMMENDATION FOR EACH SEPARATE PROGRAM ADMINISTERED BY THE AGENCY AND THE SPECIFIC SOURCE OF FUNDS APPROPRIATED FOR THE AGENCY.
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H. 3764 -- Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL, RELATING TO CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 2757, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
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H. 3765 -- Reps. Ceips, Allen, Altman, Anthony, Bailey, Bales, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Branham, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Chellis, Clark, Clemmons, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Emory, Freeman, Frye, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Hagood, Hamilton, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jennings, Keegan, Kennedy, Kirsh, Koon, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Richardson, Rivers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sheheen, Simrill, Sinclair, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Snow, Stewart, Stille, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Umphlett, Vaughn, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Wilkins, Witherspoon and Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS SUPPORT FOR AND ADMIRATION OF THE BRAVE MEN AND WOMEN OF SOUTH CAROLINA SERVING IN THE UNITED STATES ARMED FORCES, INCLUDING THE NATIONAL GUARD AND RESERVES, AND TO WISH THEM GODSPEED IN THEIR DANGEROUS MISSIONS INVOLVING THE WAR ON TERRORISM AND IRAQ AND A SAFE RETURN FROM HARM'S WAY.
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H. 3766 -- Reps. G.M. Smith, Weeks, Allen, Altman, Anthony, Bailey, Bales, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Branham, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chellis, Clark, Clemmons, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Emory, Freeman, Frye, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Hagood, Hamilton, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jennings, Keegan, Kennedy, Kirsh, Koon, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Richardson, Rivers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sheheen, Simrill, Sinclair, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Snow, Stewart, Stille, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Umphlett, Vaughn, Viers, Walker, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Wilkins, Witherspoon and Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE JIM KARVELAS OF SUMTER ON FORTY-EIGHT SUCCESSFUL YEARS IN THE RESTAURANT INDUSTRY, TO COMMEND HIM FOR HIS DEDICATED WORK ETHIC, AND TO EXTEND BEST WISHES TO HIM AND HIS FAMILY UPON HIS RETIREMENT.
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H. 3767 -- Rep. Coleman: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO HONOR THE PHENOMENAL RACING KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS OF MR. WILL HOBGOOD OF WINNSBORO AND TO EXTEND THE CONGRATULATIONS OF THE MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO MR. HOBGOOD ON HIS NUMEROUS ACCOMPLISHMENTS WITH THE NASCAR GOODY'S DASH SERIES AS A DRIVER, CAR OWNER, AND CREW MEMBER CHIEF.
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Rice, Clemmons and Edge: A BILL TO ENACT THE "SOUTH CAROLINA HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES REORGANIZATION AND ACCOUNTABILITY ACT OF 2003"; TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 3 TO CHAPTER 30, TITLE 1 SO AS TO ESTABLISH THE OFFICE OF CHILDREN'S SERVICES WITHIN THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES AND TO TRANSFER TO THIS OFFICE THE CHILDREN'S CASE RESOLUTION SYSTEM, CERTAIN SECTIONS OF THE CONTINUUM OF CARE FOR EMOTIONALLY DISTURBED CHILDREN, CERTAIN SECTIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES RESPONSIBLE FOR LICENSING AND MONITORING OUT-OF-HOME PLACEMENTS FOR CHILDREN, AND CERTAIN SECTIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL RESPONSIBLE FOR LICENSING RESIDENTIAL TREATMENT FACILITIES AND OTHER OUT-OF-HOME PLACEMENT; TO ESTABLISH THE OFFICE OF ALCOHOL AND OTHER DRUG ABUSE SERVICES WITHIN THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES AND TO TRANSFER TO THIS OFFICE THE DEPARTMENT OF ALCOHOL AND OTHER DRUG ABUSE SERVICES, INPATIENT ALCOHOL AND DRUG SERVICES FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF MENTAL HEALTH, AND CERTAIN ALCOHOL AND DRUG TREATMENT FACILITIES OPERATED BY THE STATE AGENCY OF VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION UPON APPROVAL OF A PLAN; TO TRANSFER THOSE SECTIONS OF THE CONTINUUM OF CARE FOR EMOTIONALLY DISTURBED CHILDREN RESPONSIBLE FOR CLIENT AND FAMILY SERVICES TO THE DEPARTMENT OF MENTAL HEALTH; TO TRANSFER THE SOUTH CAROLINA COMMISSION FOR THE BLIND TO THE STATE AGENCY OF VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION; TO ABOLISH THE BOARD OF THE COMMISSION FOR THE BLIND AND TO TRANSFER ITS DUTIES TO THE STATE AGENCY FOR VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION; TO ABOLISH THE SOUTH CAROLINA MENTAL HEALTH COMMISSION AND TO TRANSFER ITS DUTIES TO THE DEPARTMENT OF MENTAL HEALTH; AND TO PROVIDE TRANSFER AND TRANSITION PROVISIONS; TO ADD ARTICLE 5 TO CHAPTER 30, TITLE 1 SO AS TO ESTABLISH THE DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY FOR HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES AGENCIES AND TO PROVIDE FOR ITS POWERS AND DUTIES, INCLUDING THE MANAGEMENT AND ADMINISTRATION FOR ALL INFORMATION TECHNOLOGIES ASSOCIATED WITH THESE AGENCIES AND THE APPROVAL OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGIES EXPENDITURES; TO ADD CHAPTER 64 TO TITLE 2 SO AS TO ESTABLISH THE JOINT LEGISLATIVE OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE ON MEDICAID AND HEALTH CARE AND TO PROVIDE FOR ITS MEMBERSHIP, FUNCTIONS, DUTIES, AND RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDING, AMONG OTHER THINGS, TO APPROVE REORGANIZATION PLANS AND TO REVIEW THE STATE MEDICAID PLAN; TO ADD ARTICLE 8 TO CHAPTER 6, TITLE 44 SO AS TO ESTABLISH THE STATE OFFICE OF MEDICAID AND HEALTH CARE AUDITS FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, TO PROVIDE THAT THE AUDIT DIRECTOR MUST BE APPOINTED BY AND UNDER THE DIRECTION OF THE JOINT LEGISLATIVE OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE ON MEDICAID AND HEALTH CARE, AND TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THE POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE AUDIT DIRECTOR, INCLUDING CONDUCTING AUDITS, PREVENTING WASTE, AND PROMOTING ACCOUNTABILITY; TO ADD SECTION 12-2-100 SO AS TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE TO PROVIDE THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES ELECTRONIC ACCESS TO TAXPAYER INFORMATION TO USE IN DETERMINING MEDICAID ELIGIBILITY; TO ADD SECTION 44-6-105 SO AS TO REQUIRE THE JOINT LEGISLATIVE OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE ON MEDICAID AND HEALTH CARE TO REVIEW CHANGES TO MEDICAID ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS; TO ADD SECTION 44-6-108 SO AS TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES TO REPORT TO THE JOINT LEGISLATIVE OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE ON MEDICAID AND HEALTH CARE ON MEDICAID BENEFICIARIES NOT MAKING REQUIRED PAYMENTS; TO ADD SECTION 38-71-270 SO AS TO REQUIRE HEALTH INSURERS TO PROVIDE NAMES AND IDENTIFYING INFORMATION ON THEIR INSUREDS TO BE USED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES IN DETERMINING MEDICAID ELIGIBILITY; TO ADD SECTION 44-6-75 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR A MEDICAID COST CONTAINMENT ACTION PLAN FOR THE PROJECTED EXPENDITURES FOR THE STATE MEDICAID PROGRAM FOR THE NEXT FISCAL YEAR AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE CONTENTS OF THE PLAN AND FOR ALTERNATIVE MEASURES WHEN REVENUE IS NOT SUFFICIENT TO ADEQUATELY FUND THE MEDICAID PROGRAM; TO ADD SECTION 44-6-120 SO AS TO ESTABLISH THE SOUTH CAROLINA MEDICAID MANDATORY MANAGED CARE PILOT PROGRAM TO BE IMPLEMENTED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES IN CHARLESTON, FLORENCE, GREENVILLE, HORRY, AND RICHLAND COUNTIES, AND IN ONE RURAL COUNTY TO BE DESIGNATED BY THE DEPARTMENT, FOR FIVE YEARS TO ENROLL MEDICAID RECIPIENTS IN A HEALTH MAINTENANCE ORGANIZATION OR WITH PRIMARY CARE CASE MANAGEMENT PROVIDERS AND TO INCLUDE PROVISIONS TO ENSURE COMPETITION, ACCOUNTABILITY, AND ACTUARIAL SOUNDNESS; TO ADD SECTION 44-6-125 SO AS TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES TO IMPLEMENT A PILOT PROJECT TO EVALUATE THE VIABILITY OF PRIVATIZING THE MEDICAID ELIGIBILITY PROCESS; TO ESTABLISH THE TASK FORCE ON EMERGENCY ROOM DIVERSION TO STUDY INAPPROPRIATE EMERGENCY ROOM USE AND TO MAKE RECOMMENDATIONS TO REDUCE SUCH USE; TO ADD SECTION 44-7-75 SO AS TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES TO CONTRACT FOR THE MANAGEMENT AND OPERATION OF CERTAIN NURSING HOMES FORMERLY UNDER THE DEPARTMENT OF MENTAL HEALTH; TO ADD SECTION 12-21-625 SO AS TO IMPOSE A SURTAX ON CIGARETTES IN AN AMOUNT EQUAL TO 2.1 CENTS PER CIGARETTE, TO CREDIT THIS TAX TO THE MEDICAID SERVICES FUND, TO PROVIDE FOR THE USE OF THESE FUNDS, AND TO FURTHER PROVIDE THAT FIFTY PERCENT OF THESE FUNDS MUST BE USED TO OFFSET REDUCTIONS IN OTHER STATE-IMPOSED TAXES AND FEES INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, OFFSETTING REDUCTIONS IN STATE INDIVIDUAL INCOME TAXES; TO REQUIRE THE DIRECTOR OF THE LEGISLATIVE AUDIT COUNCIL TO EMPLOY AUDITORS NECESSARY TO PERFORM AUDITS ON DEPARTMENTS AFFECTED IN THIS ACT; AND TO ADD SUBARTICLES 2, 3, AND 4 TO ARTICLE 5, CHAPTER 21, TITLE 12 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR TAX STAMPS ON CIGARETTE PACKAGES AS INDICIA OF TAX PAYMENT, TO PROVIDE FOR ADMINISTRATIVE FINES AND FORFEITURE OF CIGARETTES FOR DEFRAUDING THE STATE OR OTHERWISE FAILING TO COMPLY WITH THE SUBARTICLE, AND TO PROVIDE FOR CRIMINAL PENALTIES INCLUDING FINES, IMPRISONMENT, LICENSE REVOCATION, AND FORFEITURE FOR DEALING IN COUNTERFEIT CIGARETTES; TO PROVIDE PROCEDURES TO PREVENT VIOLATIONS AND ASSIST ENFORCEMENT OF THE TOBACCO ESCROW FUND ACT AND ADD SAFEGUARDS TO THE COMPLIANCE WITH THE MASTER SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT, INCLUDING CERTIFIED REPORTING REQUIREMENTS FOR PARTICIPATING AND NONPARTICIPATING MANUFACTURERS, PRODUCTION OF A WEBSITE FOR PUBLIC ACCESS TO NAMES AND BRAND FAMILIES OF MANUFACTURERS MEETING THE CERTIFICATION CRITERIA, PROHIBITION OF THE APPLICATION OF TAX STAMPS TO A PRODUCT WHOSE BRAND FAMILY DOES NOT APPEAR ON THE LIST, REQUIREMENT OF SALES REPORTS BY BRAND FAMILY, PROVISION OF LICENSE REVOCATION, FINES, INJUNCTIVE RELIEF, AND FORFEITURE FOR NONCOMPLIANCE, AND MAKING NONCOMPLIANCE AN UNFAIR AND DECEPTIVE TRADE PRACTICE; TO REGULATE THE DELIVERY SALES OF CIGARETTES BY PROVIDING AGE VERIFICATION, DISCLOSURE, SHIPPING, REGISTRATION, REPORTING, AND TAX COLLECTION REQUIREMENTS IN CONNECTION WITH A CIGARETTE SALE TO A CONSUMER AS THE RESULT OF A TELECOMMUNICATED ORDER OR DELIVERY BY THE MAILS OR OTHER DELIVERY SERVICE, AND TO PROVIDE FOR FINES AND INJUNCTIVE RELIEF FOR NONCOMPLIANCE; TO AMEND SECTION 12-21-2975, RELATING TO CONFISCATED PRODUCTS DONATED TO THE DEPARTMENT OF MENTAL HEALTH FOR PATIENT USE, SO AS TO DELETE CIGARETTES; TO DESIGNATE SECTIONS 1-30-10 THROUGH 1-30-120 AS ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 30, TITLE 1 ENTITLED "DEPARTMENTS OF STATE GOVERNMENT" AND TO DESIGNATE SECTIONS 12-21-610 THROUGH 12-21-810 AS SUBARTICLE 1, ARTICLE 5, CHAPTER 21, TITLE 12; AND TO REPEAL SECTION 12-21-2870, RELATING TO CONFISCATION AND SALE OF UNSTAMPED CIGARETTES, AND SECTION 44-9-30, RELATING TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA MENTAL HEALTH COMMISSION.
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H. 3769 -- Reps. Stewart, Clark, Clyburn, Harrison, Perry, D.C. Smith and J.R. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 23-6-493 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON EMPLOYED AS A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER WITH THE SAVANNAH RIVER SITE LAW ENFORCEMENT DEPARTMENT MAY ATTEND AND BE TRAINED AT THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY'S CRIMINAL JUSTICE ACADEMY DIVISION.
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H. 3770 -- Reps. Quinn and Wilkins: A BILL TO ENACT THE "SOUTH CAROLINA HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES REORGANIZATION AND ACCOUNTABILITY ACT OF 2003"; TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 3 TO CHAPTER 30, TITLE 1 SO AS TO ESTABLISH THE OFFICE OF CHILDREN'S SERVICES WITHIN THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES AND TO TRANSFER TO THIS OFFICE THE CHILDREN'S CASE RESOLUTION SYSTEM, CERTAIN SECTIONS OF THE CONTINUUM OF CARE FOR EMOTIONALLY DISTURBED CHILDREN, CERTAIN SECTIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES RESPONSIBLE FOR LICENSING AND MONITORING OUT-OF-HOME PLACEMENTS FOR CHILDREN, AND CERTAIN SECTIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL RESPONSIBLE FOR LICENSING RESIDENTIAL TREATMENT FACILITIES AND OTHER OUT-OF-HOME PLACEMENT; TO ESTABLISH THE OFFICE OF ALCOHOL AND OTHER DRUG ABUSE SERVICES WITHIN THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES AND TO TRANSFER TO THIS OFFICE THE DEPARTMENT OF ALCOHOL AND OTHER DRUG ABUSE SERVICES, INPATIENT ALCOHOL AND DRUG SERVICES FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF MENTAL HEALTH, AND CERTAIN ALCOHOL AND DRUG TREATMENT FACILITIES OPERATED BY THE STATE AGENCY OF VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION UPON APPROVAL OF A PLAN; TO TRANSFER THOSE SECTIONS OF THE CONTINUUM OF CARE FOR EMOTIONALLY DISTURBED CHILDREN RESPONSIBLE FOR CLIENT AND FAMILY SERVICES TO THE DEPARTMENT OF MENTAL HEALTH; TO TRANSFER THE SOUTH CAROLINA COMMISSION FFOR THE BLIND TO THE STATE AGENCY OF VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION; TO ABOLISH THE BOARD OF THE COMMISSION FOR THE BLIND AND TO TRANSFER ITS DUTIES TO THE STATE AGENCY FOR VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION; TO ABOLISH THE SOUTH CAROLINA MENTAL HEALTH COMMISSION AND TO TRANSFER ITS DUTIES TO THE DEPARTMENT OF MENTAL HEALTH; AND TO PROVIDE TRANSFER AND TRANSITION PROVISIONS; TO ADD ARTICLE 5 TO CHAPTER 30, TITLE 1 SO AS TO ESTABLISH THE DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY FOR HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES AGENCIES AND TO PROVIDE FOR ITS POWERS AND DUTIES, INCLUDING THE MANAGEMENT AND ADMINISTRATION FOR ALL INFORMATION TECHNOLOGIES ASSOCIATED WITH THESE AGENCIES AND THE APPROVAL OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGIES EXPENDITURES; TO ADD CHAPTER 64 TO TITLE 2 SO AS TO ESTABLISH THE JOINT LEGISLATIVE OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE ON MEDICAID AND HEALTH CARE AND TO PROVIDE FOR ITS MEMBERSHIP, FUNCTIONS, DUTIES, AND RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDING, AMONG OTHER THINGS, TO APPROVE REORGANIZATION PLANS AND TO REVIEW THE STATE MEDICAID PLAN; TO ADD ARTICLE 8 TO CHAPTER 6, TITLE 44 SO AS TO ESTABLISH THE STATE OFFICE OF MEDICAID AND HEALTH CARE AUDITS FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, TO PROVIDE THAT THE AUDIT DIRECTOR MUST BE APPOINTED BY AND UNDER THE DIRECTION OF THE JOINT LEGISLATIVE OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE ON MEDICAID AND HEALTH CARE, AND TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THE POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE AUDIT DIRECTOR, INCLUDING CONDUCTING AUDITS, PREVENTING WASTE, AND PROMOTING ACCOUNTABILITY; TO ADD SECTION 12-2-100 SO AS TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE TO PROVIDE THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES ELECTRONIC ACCESS TO TAXPAYER INFORMATION TO USE IN DETERMINING MEDICAID ELIGIBILITY; TO ADD SECTION 44-6-105 SO AS TO REQUIRE THE JOINT LEGISLATIVE OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE ON MEDICAID AND HEALTH CARE TO REVIEW CHANGES TO MEDICAID ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS; TO ADD SECTION 44-6-108 SO AS TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES TO REPORT TO THE JOINT LEGISLATIVE OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE ON MEDICAID AND HEALTH CARE ON MEDICAID BENEFICIARIES NOT MMAKING REQUIRED PAYMENTS; TO ADD SECTION 38-71-270 SO AS TO REQUIRE HEALTH INSURERS TO PROVIDE NAMES AND IDENTIFYING INFORMATION ON THEIR INSUREDS TO BE USED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES IN DETERMINING MEDICAID ELIGIBILITY; TO ADD SECTION 44-6-75 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR A MEDICAID COST CONTAINMENT ACTION PLAN FOR THE PROJECTED EXPENDITURES FOR THE STATE MEDICAID PROGRAM FOR THE NEXT FISCAL YEAR AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE CONTENTS OF THE PLAN AND FOR ALTERNATIVE MEASURES WHEN REVENUE IS NOT SUFFICIENT TO ADEQUATELY FUND THE MEDICAID PROGRAM; TO ADD SECTION 44-6-120 SO AS TO ESTABLISH THE SOUTH CAROLINA MEDICAID MANDATORY MANAGED CARE PILOT P
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H. 3771 -- Reps. McCraw, Phillips and Littlejohn: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE THE GAFFNEY HIGH SCHOOL "INDIANS" BOYS' VARSITY BASKETBALL TEAM ON COMPLETING THE SCHOOL'S FIRST UNDEFEATED SEASON AND WINNING THE 2003 CLASS AAAA STATE BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIP, TO COMMEND THESE FINE ATHLETES AND THEIR COACHES FOR THE HARD WORK, TREMENDOUS SPIRIT, AND TEAMWORK THAT MOLDED THE GAFFNEY "INDIANS" INTO AN UNDEFEATED CHAMPIONSHIP TEAM, AND TO WISH THEM EVERY SUCCESS IN THEIR ACADEMIC AND ATHLETIC CAREERS AND IN ALL OF THEIR FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
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H. 3772 -- Reps. Emory and J.M. Neal: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE INDIAN LAND HIGH SCHOOL LADY WARRIORS SOFTBALL TEAM, ITS COACHING STAFF, AND OTHER SCHOOL OFFICIALS ON THURSDAY, MARCH 27, 2003, AT A TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER FOR THE PURPOSE OF BEING RECOGNIZED FOR WINNING THE 2002 CLASS A STATE CHAMPIONSHIP.
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H. 3773 -- Rep. Frye: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE JOYE G. BODIE OF WARD ON HER ELECTION AS PRESIDENT OF THE NATIONAL RURAL LETTER CARRIER'S AUXILIARY FOR 2002-2003, COMMEND HER FOR HER PROMOTION OF THE "MAKE A WISH FOUNDATION OF AMERICA" AND FOR HER HARD WORK AND DEDICATION TO THE UNITED STATES POSTAL SERVICE, AND EXTEND BEST WISHES TO HER IN ALL OF HER FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
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H. 3774 -- Reps. Delleney, Coleman and McCraw: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE PROFOUND SORROW OF THE MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA GENERAL ASSEMBLY UPON THE DEATH OF SHAR'DAYE RHINEHART OF CHESTER, WHO PASSED AWAY AT THE YOUTHFUL AGE OF ELEVEN AND TO EXTEND OUR DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO HER LOYAL AND LOVING RELATIVES, FRIENDS, AND CHURCH FAMILY.
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H. 3775 -- Reps. M. Hines, Jennings, Lee, Hayes, Scott, Anthony, Lucas, Delleney, G.M. Smith, Weeks, Gourdine, J.M. Neal, McLeod, W.D. Smith, Bales, Barfield, Battle, Branham, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Clark, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Emory, Freeman, Gilham, Hamilton, Leach, Lloyd, Mack, McGee, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, Parks, Snow and Vaughn: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE GRATITUDE OF THE MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO THE AFRICAN AMERICAN WOMEN OF SOUTH CAROLINA AND TO RECOGNIZE THE IMPORTANT INFLUENCES OF THESE WOMEN IN THE EVERYDAY LIVES OF ALL CITIZENS OF THIS STATE AND COUNTRY BY NAMING MARCH 20, 2003, "NOTABLE AFRICAN AMERICAN WOMEN'S DAY" AS A PART OF THE OBSERVANCE OF WOMEN'S HISTORY MONTH.
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H. 3776 -- Reps. Edge, Keegan, Clemmons, Barfield, Viers, Witherspoon, Allen, Altman, Anthony, Bailey, Bales, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Branham, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chellis, Clark, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Emory, Freeman, Frye, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Hagood, Hamilton, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jennings, Kennedy, Kirsh, Koon, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Richardson, Rivers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sheheen, Simrill, Sinclair, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Snow, Stewart, Stille, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Umphlett, Vaughn, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Wilkins and Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND L. MORGAN MARTIN OF CONWAY FOR HIS OUTSTANDING LEADERSHIP AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS IN IMPROVING TRANSPORTATION DURING HIS TENURE AS CHAIRMAN OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, CONGRATULATE HIM FOR HIS EXEMPLARY RECORD OF PUBLIC SERVICE AS A DISTINGUISHED TRIAL LAWYER, STATE PROSECUTOR, AND MEMBER OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, AND WISH HIM EVERY SUCCESS IN ALL OF HIS FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
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H. 3777 -- Reps. Scott, Harrison, Simrill, J.E. Smith, J.H. Neal, Bales, Cotty, Govan, McLeod, Parks, Hosey, Duncan, Rutherford, Taylor, Whipper, Allen, Altman, Anthony, Bailey, Barfield, Battle, Bowers, Branham, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chellis, Clemmons, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Edge, Emory, Freeman, Gilham, Gourdine, Hagood, Hamilton, Harrell, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, J. Hines, Hinson, Howard, Huggins, Jennings, Kennedy, Kirsh, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Mack, Mahaffey, Martin, McGee, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Perry, E.H. Pitts, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Sheheen, Richardson, Skelton, Rivers, Scarborough, Sinclair, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Snow, Stewart, Stille, Talley, Thompson, Toole, Townsend, Tripp, Umphlett, Vaughn, Walker, Weeks, Wilkins and Young: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 7-13-1655 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE STATE ELECTION COMMISSION SHALL ADOPT ONE VOTING SYSTEM TO BE USED TO CONDUCT ELECTIONS IN THIS STATE AND DEFINE "VOTING SYSTEM"; TO AMEND SECTION 7-13-1320, RELATING TO THE PROCUREMENT AND USE OF VOTE RECORDERS, SO AS TO RESTRICT THEIR USAGE ONLY IN ABSENTEE VOTING; TO AMEND SECTIONS 7-13-1330 AND 7-13-1620, BOTH AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE VOTING MACHINE APPROVAL PROCESS, SO AS TO DELETE REFERENCES TO A MACHINE BEING APPROVED BY AN INDEPENDENT TESTING AUTHORITY; AND TO REPEAL SECTION 7-13-1310 RELATING TO THE USE OF VOTE RECORDERS, SECTION 7-13-1650 RELATING TO EXPERIMENTAL USE OF VOTING MACHINES, AND 7-13-1660 RELATING TO THE ACQUISITION AND USE OF APPROVED VOTING MACHINES BY A COUNTY OR MUNICIPALITY.
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H. 3778 -- Reps. Herbkersman, Bailey, Bowers, Ceips, Clark, Clemmons, Duncan, Gilham, Haskins, J. Hines, Hinson, Hosey, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Lourie, Mahaffey, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, Richardson, Rivers, Sandifer, Scarborough, Simrill, Sinclair, Snow, Toole, Umphlett, Vaughn, Viers, White and Whitmire: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-1210, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DUTIES OF A DRIVER OF A VEHICLE INVOLVED IN AN ACCIDENT RESULTING IN INJURY TO OR THE DEATH OF A PERSON, SO AS TO DELETE THE PHRASE "IN EVERY EVENT" AS IT REFERS TO INSTANCES IN WHICH A DRIVER INVOLVED IN AN ACCIDENT SHALL REMAIN AT THE SCENE OF THE ACCIDENT, TO DELETE THE PHRASE "MORE THAN IS NECESSARY" AS IT REFERS TO A DRIVER INVOLVED IN AN ACCIDENT MAKING A STOP WITHOUT OBSTRUCTING TRAFFIC, AND TO PROVIDE THAT STATE AND LOCAL AUTHORITIES MAY ERECT SIGNS ALONG HIGHWAYS AND STREETS THAT INFORM THE PUBLIC THAT A STOP MADE PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION MUST BE MADE WITHOUT OBSTRUCTING TRAFFIC; AND TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-1220, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE DUTIES OF A DRIVER INVOLVED IN AN ACCIDENT RESULTING IN DAMAGE TO A VEHICLE WHICH IS DRIVEN OR ATTENDED BY A PERSON, SO AS TO DELETE THE PHRASE "IN EVERY EVENT" AS IT REFERS TO INSTANCES IN WHICH A DRIVER INVOLVED IN AN ACCIDENT RESULTING IN DAMAGE TO CERTAIN VEHICLES SHALL REMAIN AT THE SCENE OF THE ACCIDENT, TO DELETE THE PHRASE "MORE THAN IS NECESSARY" AS IT REFERS TO A DRIVER INVOLVED IN AN ACCIDENT MAKING A STOP WITHOUT OBSTRUCTING TRAFFIC, AND PROVIDE THAT STATE AND LOCAL AUTHORITIES MAY ERECT SIGNS ALONG HIGHWAYS AND STREETS THAT INFORM THE PUBLIC THAT A STOP MADE PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION MUST BE MADE WITHOUT OBSTRUCTING TRAFFIC.
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H. 3779 -- Reps. Limehouse, Dantzler, Altman and Scarborough: A BILL TO CREATE THE BOARD OF ELECTIONS AND VOTER REGISTRATION OF CHARLESTON COUNTY, ABOLISH THE CHARLESTON COUNTY BOARD OF VOTER REGISTRATION, AND DEVOLVE THEIR POWERS AND DUTIES UPON THE BOARD OF ELECTIONS AND VOTER REGISTRATION.
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H. 3780 -- Reps. Simrill, Haskins, Cato, Clemmons, Davenport, Hamilton, Keegan, Littlejohn, Owens, Sandifer, Sinclair, Vaughn, Viers, Talley and Delleney: A BILL TO ENACT THE "UNBORN VICTIMS ACT" INCLUDING PROVISIONS TO AMEND CHAPTER 5, TITLE 15, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PARTIES IN CONNECTION WITH CIVIL REMEDIES AND PROCEDURES, BY ADDING SECTION 15-5-5 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT, FOR PURPOSES OF A CIVIL CAUSE OF ACTION, "PERSON" INCLUDES AN UNBORN CHILD, AND TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR LIMITATIONS ON THE APPLICABILITY OF THIS SECTION; TO AMEND CHAPTER 3, TITLE 16, RELATING TO OFFENSES AGAINST A PERSON, BY ADDING SECTION 16-3-90 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT FOR PURPOSES OF ALL OFFENSES ARISING OUT OF THE UNLAWFUL KILLING OR BATTERY OF ANY PERSON, THE TERM "PERSON" INCLUDES AN UNBORN CHILD AT EVERY STAGE OF GESTATION IN UTERO FROM CONCEPTION UNTIL LIVE BIRTH, AND TO PROVIDE FOR EXCLUSIONS; TO AMEND SECTION 50-21-10, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO EQUIPMENT AND OPERATION OF WATERCRAFT, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT FOR PURPOSES OF ALL OFFENSES ARISING OUT OF THE DEATH OR INJURY OF ANY PERSON IN ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 21, TITLE 50, "PERSON" INCLUDES AN UNBORN CHILD AT EVERY STAGE OF GESTATION IN UTERO FROM CONCEPTION UNTIL LIVE BIRTH, AND BY ADDING SECTION 50-21-185 TO FURTHER PROVIDE THAT FOR PURPOSES OF ALL OFFENSES ARISING OUT OF THE DEATH OR INJURY OF ANY PERSON IN ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 21, TITLE 50, "PERSON" INCLUDES AN UNBORN CHILD AT EVERY STAGE OF GESTATION IN UTERO FROM CONCEPTION UNTIL LIVE BIRTH; TO AMEND CHAPTER 5, TITLE 56, RELATING TO MOTOR VEHICLES AND REGULATING TRAFFIC ON THE HIGHWAYS, BY ADDING SECTION 56-5-2915 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT FOR PURPOSES OF ALL OFFENSES ARISING OUT OF THE DEATH OR INJURY OF ANY "PERSON" IN ARTICLE 23, CHAPTER 5, TITLE 56, THE TERM "PERSON" INCLUDES AN UNBORN CHILD AT EVERY STAGE OF GESTATION IN UTERO FROM CONCEPTION UNTIL LIVE BIRTH.
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H. 3781 -- Reps. Clark, Bailey, G. Brown, Davenport, Haskins, Hosey, Koon, Littlejohn, Lourie, Mahaffey, Phillips, J.R. Smith and Snow: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 2 TO CHAPTER 63 OF TITLE 59 SO AS TO ENACT THE "SAFE SCHOOLS ACT" TO PREVENT SCHOOL HARASSMENT, INTIMIDATION, OR BULLYING, TO INSTRUCT LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICTS TO ADOPT A POLICY PROHIBITING HARASSMENT, INTIMIDATION, OR BULLYING THAT INCLUDES CERTAIN THINGS, TO DEVELOP A TRAINING PROCESS, AND TO DEFINE CERTAIN TERMS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3782 -- Rep. G.M. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 34-11-70, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO EVIDENCE OF FRAUDULENT INTENT AND PROSECUTION FOR ISSUANCE OF ANY FRAUDULENT CHECK, DRAFT, OR OTHER WRITTEN ORDER, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A COMMERCIAL AGENT FOR COLLECTION OF AN OBLIGATION PAID FOR WITH ANY FRAUDULENT CHECK, DRAFT, OR OTHER WRITTEN ORDER DOES NOT HAVE THE SAME RIGHTS AS THE ORIGINAL PAYEE, AND MAY NOT RELY ON THE CIVIL OR CRIMINAL REMEDIES IN CHAPTER 11, TITLE 34, FOR PROSECUTING OR CIVILLY ENFORCING PAYMENT OF A FRAUDULENT CHECK, UNLESS THE CHECK, DRAFT, OR OTHER WRITTEN ORDER HAS BEEN ENDORSED OVER TO THE AGENT FOR COLLECTION FOR VALUE AND WITHOUT RESERVATION OF RIGHTS, AND THAT AN AFFIDAVIT EVIDENCING SUCH AN ENDORSEMENT MUST ACCOMPANY AN APPLICATION FOR A BAD CHECK WARRANT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3783 -- Reps. G.M. Smith, Weeks and Coates: A HOUSE RESOLUTION RECOGNIZING BECTON DICKINSON VACUTAINER SYSTEMS PREANALYTICAL SOLUTIONS, LOCATED IN SUMTER COUNTY, AS THE WINNER IN THE FIRST MANUFACTURER OF THE YEAR COMPETITION SPONSORED BY THE GREATER SUMTER CHAMBER OF COMMERCE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3784 -- Reps. G.M. Smith, Weeks, Allen, Altman, Anthony, Bailey, Bales, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Branham, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chellis, Clark, Clemmons, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Emory, Freeman, Frye, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Hagood, Hamilton, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jennings, Keegan, Kennedy, Kirsh, Koon, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Richardson, Rivers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sheheen, Simrill, Sinclair, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Snow, Stewart, Stille, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Umphlett, Vaughn, Viers, Walker, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Wilkins, Witherspoon and Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE THE COLDWELL BANKER COMMINS-MOSES REAL ESTATE AGENCY ON FIFTY YEARS OF DEDICATED SERVICE TO THE SUMTER COMMUNITY AND COMMEND THE AGENCY ON ITS PERSONALIZED SERVICE AND COMMUNITY RELATIONS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3785 -- Reps. G.M. Smith, Weeks, Allen, Altman, Anthony, Bailey, Bales, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Branham, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chellis, Clark, Clemmons, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Emory, Freeman, Frye, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Hagood, Hamilton, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jennings, Keegan, Kennedy, Kirsh, Koon, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Richardson, Rivers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sheheen, Simrill, Sinclair, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Snow, Stewart, Stille, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Umphlett, Vaughn, Viers, Walker, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Wilkins, Witherspoon and Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND BO SHAW OF SUMTER FOR HIS OUTSTANDING BUSINESS ACUMEN AND DEDICATION TO FORESTRY THAT ENABLED HIM TO CONVERT HIS ONE-MAN FORESTRY AND TIMBERLAND OPERATION INTO THE MAJOR FORESTRY AND TIMBERLAND MANAGEMENT AND CONSULTING FIRM OF SHAW, MCLEOD, BELSER & HURLBUTT, INC.; TO CONGRATULATE HIM AND HIS FIRM ON THEIR RECENT ACQUISITION AND MERGER WITH CANAL FOREST RESOURCES COMPANY OF CHARLOTTE; AND TO WISH HIM AND THE FIRM, DOING BUSINESS UNDER THE NEW NAME OF AMERICAN FOREST MANAGEMENT, INC., EVERY SUCCESS IN ALL OF ITS FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3786 -- Reps. G.M. Smith, Weeks, G. Brown and Coates: A HOUSE RESOLUTION APPLAUDING SUMTER PACKAGING CORPORATION, THE 2002 SMALL MANUFACTURER OF THE YEAR AS SELECTED BY THE GREATER SUMTER AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE, AND RECOGNIZING ITS EMPHASIS ON HAPPY, HEALTHY EMPLOYEES.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3787 -- Rep. Huggins: A HOUSE RESOLUTION EXPRESSING THE CONGRATULATIONS OF THE MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO MRS. JEAN TRAWICK BROWN OF LEXINGTON COUNTY ON THE OCCASION OF HER FIFTY-SECOND BIRTHDAY ON MARCH 19, 2003, AND WISHING HER MANY MORE YEARS OF HAPPINESS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3788 -- Reps. Huggins and Quinn: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE MEMBERS, COACHES, AND STAFF OF THE 2003 DUTCH FORK HIGH SCHOOL "SILVER FOXES" WRESTLING TEAM, AND ACCOMPANYING SCHOOL OFFICIALS OF DUTCH FORK HIGH SCHOOL, ON WEDNESDAY, MARCH 19, 2003, AT A TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR PURPOSES OF RECOGNIZING AND CONGRATULATING THE 2003 DUTCH FORK "SILVER FOXES" WRESTLING TEAM ON WINNING THE 2003 CLASS AAAA STATE WRESTLING CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3789 -- Reps. Huggins and Quinn: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE THE DUTCH FORK HIGH SCHOOL "SILVER FOXES" WRESTLING TEAM ON WINNING THE 2003 STATE CLASS AAAA WRESTING CHAMPIONSHIP, TO COMMEND THESE TALENTED ATHLETES AND THEIR COACH FOR THE HARD WORK, TENACITY, AND COMPETITIVE SPIRIT THAT ENABLED THE "SILVER FOXES" TO BECOME A CHAMPIONSHIP WRESTLING TEAM, AND TO WISH THEM EVERY SUCCESS IN THEIR ACADEMIC AND ATHLETIC CAREERS AND IN ALL OF THEIR FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3790 -- Reps. Leach, Allen, Altman, Anthony, Bailey, Bales, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Branham, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chellis, Clark, Clemmons, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Emory, Freeman, Frye, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Hagood, Hamilton, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jennings, Keegan, Kennedy, Kirsh, Koon, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Richardson, Rivers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sheheen, Simrill, Sinclair, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Snow, Stewart, Stille, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Umphlett, Vaughn, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Wilkins, Witherspoon and Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE AARON WEST, CRAIGEN SCHOEN, DR. WILLIAM C. "BILL" LOGAN, JR., AND WILL FOWLER WHO RISKED THEIR LIVES BY RESCUING A WOMAN AND HER THREE CHILDREN FROM ICY WATERS WHEN HER CAR SKIDDED OFF AN ICY ROAD IN GREENVILLE COUNTY ON FEBRUARY 16, 2003.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3791 -- Rep. Parks: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND LEILA P. MCMILLAN OF MCCORMICK COUNTY FOR HER CONTRIBUTION TO THE MCCORMICK COUNTY SENIOR CENTER AT WHICH SHE HAS SERVED AS EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR SINCE ITS CREATION AND CONGRATULATE HER ON THE OCCASION OF HER RETIREMENT AFTER THIRTY-ONE YEARS OF SERVICE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3792 -- Rep. Harvin: A BILL TO AUTHORIZE THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES FOR SCHOOL DISTRICT 1 OF CLARENDON COUNTY TO EXPEND FUNDS IN ITS SCHOOL BUILDING FUND TO MEET ITS COSTS OF OPERATIONS AND MAINTENANCE AND TO REPLACE FUNDS LOST AS A CONSEQUENCE OF REDUCTIONS IN STATE APPROPRIATIONS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3793 -- Reps. Gilham, Ceips and Herbkersman: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 14-23-1130, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE REQUIREMENT THAT THE GOVERNING BODY OF EACH COUNTY TO PROVIDE THE JUDGE OF PROBATE WITH THE NECESSARY OFFICE EQUIPMENT, BOOKS, OFFICE SPACE, AND PERSONNEL FOR THE OPERATION OF THE COURT, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THESE JUDGES HAVE ABSOLUTE CONTROL OVER THESE MATTERS, INCLUDING USE OF BUDGETED FUNDS, EMPLOYEE CLASSIFICATIONS, COMPENSATION, AND PROMOTIONS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3794 -- Rep. Hayes: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO PROVIDE THAT THE SCHOOL DAY MISSED ON JANUARY 23, 2003, BY THE STUDENTS OF DILLON COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT NOS. 1, 2, AND 3 WHEN THE SCHOOLS WERE CLOSED DUE TO 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
Recorded vote
Other proceedings
Message to Senate
Message from Senate
Ratified
Veto Message
Veto Overridden

H. 3795 -- Rep. Emory: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE THE INDIAN LAND HIGH SCHOOL LADY WARRIORS SOFTBALL TEAM ON WINNING THEIR FIFTH CLASS A STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE IN THE LAST SEVEN YEARS AND COMMEND THE HARD WORK AND DETERMINATION OF THE PLAYERS, COACHES, STAFF, AND OTHER OFFICIALS FOR THEIR 2002 CLASS A STATE CHAMPIONSHIP WIN.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3796 -- Reps. Talley and Sinclair: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE CONGRATULATIONS OF THE MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE DORMAN HIGH SCHOOL CAVALIERS OF SPARTANBURG AND THEIR COACH, JOY COUCH, ON WINNING THE 2003 CLASS AAAA GIRLS' BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIP AND TO COMMEND THEM FOR THEIR HARD WORK, COMPETITIVE SPIRIT, AND DEDICATION TO BECOME A CHAMPIONSHIP TEAM.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3797 -- Reps. Talley and Sinclair: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE DORMAN HIGH SCHOOL CAVALIERS GIRLS' BASKETBALL TEAM OF SPARTANBURG AND THE TEAM'S COACH, JOY COUCH, ON APRIL 9, 2003, AT A TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF CONGRATULATING THEM ON THEIR COLLABORATIVE EFFORTS AND HARD WORK IN CAPTURING THE 2003 CLASS AAAA GIRLS' BASKETBALL STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3798 -- Reps. McGee, Coates, Allen, Altman, Anthony, Bailey, Bales, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Branham, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chellis, Clark, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Emory, Freeman, Frye, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Hagood, Hamilton, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jennings, Keegan, Kennedy, Kirsh, Koon, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, Martin, McCraw, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Richardson, Rivers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sheheen, Simrill, Sinclair, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Snow, Stewart, Stille, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Umphlett, Vaughn, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Wilkins, Witherspoon and Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO AUTHORIZE PALMETTO BOYS STATE TO USE THE CHAMBERS OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES AND THE SENATE ON FRIDAY, JUNE 6, 2003.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3799 -- Reps. Lourie, Bales, J. Brown, Cotty, Harrison, Howard, J.H. Neal, Quinn, Rutherford, Scott and J.E. Smith: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE THE STUDENTS, FACULTY, AND STAFF OF E. L. WRIGHT MIDDLE SCHOOL IN COLUMBIA FOR BEING NAMED CAROLINA FIRST PALMETTO'S FINEST FOR BEING THE PREMIER MIDDLE SCHOOL IN THE STATE, AND TO COMMEND PRINCIPAL MICHAELE LEMROW FOR THE LEADERSHIP AND DIRECTION SHE HAS PROVIDED TO THE SCHOOL.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3800 -- Reps. Harvin, Weeks, G.M. Smith, Coates and G. Brown: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE PROFOUND SORROW OF THE MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA GENERAL ASSEMBLY UPON LEARNING OF THE DEATH OF MRS. OLIVIA WILLIAMS OF SUMTER, AND TO EXTEND DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO HER FAMILY AND MANY FRIENDS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3801 -- Rep. Lloyd: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION EXPRESSING THE CONGRATULATIONS OF THE MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO JESSIE RINE DAVIS BRIGHT OF COLLETON COUNTY ON THE OCCASION OF HER EIGHTIETH BIRTHDAY ON WEDNESDAY, MARCH 5, 2003, AND WISHING FOR HER CONTINUED GOOD HEALTH AND MUCH HAPPINESS IN THE YEARS TO COME.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3802 -- Rep. Hayes: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO NAME THE BRIDGE ALONG COUNTRY CLUB DRIVE IN THE COUNTY OF DILLON FOR THE HONORABLE WILLIAM BLEDSOE HAWKINS AND TO INSTALL APPROPRIATE MARKERS OR SIGNS AT THE BRIDGE CONTAINING THE WORDS "WILLIAM BLEDSOE HAWKINS BRIDGE".
Introduced
Report of Committee
Other proceedings
Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3803 -- Reps. Herbkersman, Gilham and Lloyd: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 6-1-70, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE PROHIBITION ON THE IMPOSITION OF A FEE OR TAX ON THE TRANSFER OF REAL PROPERTY, SO AS TO AUTHORIZE A MUNICIPALITY TO IMPOSE THE TAX OR FEE IF ANOTHER MUNICIPALITY LOCATED IN THE SAME COUNTY WAS IMPOSING THE FEE BEFORE JANUARY 1, 1991, BY PETITION AND APPROVAL OF THE LEGISLATIVE DELEGATION OF THAT COUNTY.
Introduced
Co-Sponsor removed
Committed
Other proceedings

H. 3804 -- Reps. Whipper, Bales, Breeland, G. Brown, Littlejohn, Lloyd and Rivers: 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 TWO-YEAR OR FOUR-YEAR TERM OF OFFICE RATHER THAN HAVING THE COUNCIL OF THE MUNICIPALITY SET THE TERM.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3805 -- Rep. Townsend: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 59-26-20, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DUTIES OF THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION AND COMMISSION ON HIGHER EDUCATION, SO AS TO DELETE A SENTENCE PROVIDING THAT THE DEFINITIONS USED IN THE FEDERAL PERKINS LOAN PROGRAM SERVE AS THE BASIS FOR DEFINING "CRITICAL GEOGRAPHIC AREA", AND TO MAKE OTHER NONSUBSTANTIVE CHANGES.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading

H. 3806 -- Reps. Neilson, Lucas and J. Hines: A BILL TO PROVIDE THAT BEGINNING WITH SCHOOL YEAR 2003-2004, THE STARTING DATE AND ENDING DATE FOR THE ANNUAL SCHOOL TERM OF THE DARLINGTON COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT MUST BE SET BY THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE DISTRICT IN ITS SOLE DISCRETION PROVIDED THAT THE ANNUAL SCHOOL TERM MUST COMPLY WITH ALL REQUIREMENTS OF SECTION 59-1-420 RELATING TO LENGTH OF THE SCHOOL TERM.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Ratified

H. 3807 -- Reps. Neilson, Bales, Freeman, J. Hines, Leach, Littlejohn, Lucas and Stille: A BILL TO REPEAL SECTION 56-5-2590, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PROHIBITING CERTAIN MUNICIPALITIES FROM REQUIRING A PERSON TO PAY A FEE OR PLACE A TIME LIMIT FOR PARKING AT SPECIFIC LOCATIONS ADJACENT TO PROPERTY OWNED BY THE COUNTY IN WHICH THE MUNICIPALITY IS LOCATED.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3808 -- Reps. Clark, Anthony, Bailey, Bales, Barfield, Battle, Branham, Cato, Ceips, Clemmons, Davenport, Duncan, Emory, Frye, Gilham, Gourdine, Hagood, Haskins, Herbkersman, Kirsh, Koon, Lee, Mahaffey, Miller, Owens, Phillips, M.A. Pitts, Richardson, Sinclair, D.C. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Snow, Umphlett, Vaughn, Whitmire and Young: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 42 TO CHAPTER 3, TITLE 56 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY MAY ISSUE "BRONZE STAR RECIPIENTS" SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3809 -- Reps. Delleney, Coleman and McCraw: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO PROVIDE THAT SCHOOL DAYS MISSED IN 2002-2003, BY THE STUDENTS OF THE SCHOOL DISTRICT OF CHESTER COUNTY WHEN THE SCHOOLS WERE CLOSED DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER CONDITIONS MAY BE MADE UP BY EXEMPTING THEM 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, AUTHORIZE EXTENDING THE LENGTH OF SCHOOL DAYS OR MAKE-UP DAYS ON SATURDAYS, OR AUTHORIZE THE DISTRICT TO USE COMBINATIONS OF THESE AS APPROPRIATE FOR A PARTICULAR SCHOOL, AND TO REQUIRE THE PLANS CHOSEN TO BE APPROVED BY THE COUNTY BOARD OF TRUSTEES.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings

H. 3810 -- Rep. Taylor: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 37-5-118 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE JOINDER OF CLAIMS BY CREDITORS AGAINST A DEBTOR, TO PROVIDE FOR A SEPARATE ACTION IN CONNECTION WITH A DISPUTED CLAIM, TO PROVIDE FOR THE JOINDER OF CLAIMS BY A COLLECTION AGENCY ON BEHALF OF MORE THAN ONE CREDITOR AGAINST A DEBTOR, TO DEFINE "COLLECTION AGENCY", TO PROVIDE CRITERIA FOR AN EFFECTIVE ASSIGNMENT OF A CLAIM, TO REQUIRE THE CLAIM BE PURSUED BY AN ATTORNEY LICENSED IN THIS STATE IN THE COUNTY OF THE DEBTOR'S RESIDENCE, TO PROVIDE FOR A SEPARATE ACTION FOR A DISPUTED CLAIM, AND TO RESERVE THE DEBTOR'S DEFENSES AND PROTECTIONS AT LAW.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3811 -- Reps. Govan, Allen, Breeland, J. Brown, R. Brown, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Gourdine, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hosey, Howard, Kennedy, Lee, Lloyd, Mack, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, Parks, Rutherford, Scott, F.N. Smith, Weeks, Whipper, Altman, Anthony, Bailey, Bales, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Branham, G. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chellis, Clark, Clemmons, Coates, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Emory, Freeman, Frye, Gilham, Hagood, Hamilton, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hinson, Huggins, Jennings, Keegan, Kirsh, Koon, Leach, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Mahaffey, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Richardson, Rivers, Sandifer, Scarborough, Sheheen, Simrill, Sinclair, Skelton, D.C. Smith, G.M. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Snow, Stewart, Stille, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Umphlett, Vaughn, Viers, Walker, White, Whitmire, Wilkins, Witherspoon and Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION EXPRESSING THE CONGRATULATIONS AND APPRECIATION OF THE MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO THE HONORABLE STEPHANIE TUBBS JONES, MEMBER OF THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS REPRESENTING OHIO'S ELEVENTH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT, THE FIRST AFRICAN AMERICAN WOMAN ELECTED TO THE UNITED STATES HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES FROM OHIO, AND THE FIRST AFRICAN AMERICAN WOMAN EVER NAMED TO SERVE ON THE WAYS AND MEANS COMMITTEE OF THE UNITED STATES HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, FOR HER DISTINGUISHED SERVICE TO THE PEOPLE OF HER DISTRICT, STATE, AND COUNTRY DURING HER TENURE AS A MEMBER OF THE CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3812 -- Reps. M.A. Pitts and Duncan: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 50-3-410, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES OFFICIAL SUMMONS, SO AS TO REVISE THE SECTION AND PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT'S SUMMONS MAY BE USED IN CASES OF TRANSPORTING UNCOVERED LOADS ON THE HIGHWAYS, DESTRUCTION OF SEA OATS OR VENUS FLYTRAPS, DESTRUCTION OF MARSH, INHUMANE TREATMENT OF ANIMALS, AND DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE; AND TO AMEND SECTION 50-9-920, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO REVENUE FROM THE SALE OF LIFETIME LICENSES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE REVENUE FROM CERTAIN OFFENSES INVESTIGATED OR PROSECUTED BY THE DEPARTMENT BE DEPOSITED WITH THE STATE TREASURER TO THE CREDIT OF THE GAME PROTECTION FUND.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3813 -- Reps. M.A. Pitts, Duncan, Mahaffey and Sandifer: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 50-3-415 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT AN AGENCY ENFORCING NATURAL RESOURCES, GAME, FISH, OR BOATING LAWS MUST REPORT CRIMINAL CHARGES MADE AND THEIR DISPOSITION TO THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES, AND FURTHER PROVIDE FOR USE OF THE REPORTS BY THE DEPARTMENT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3814 -- Reps. W.D. Smith, Delleney, F.N. Smith, Wilkins, Witherspoon, Townsend, Richardson, M. Hines, Leach, Harrison, Cato, J. Brown, Vaughn, Chellis and Harrell: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO FIX 12:00 NOON ON WEDNESDAY, APRIL 9, 2003, AS THE TIME TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN CHIEF JUDGE OF THE COURT OF APPEALS, SEAT 5, WHOSE TERM EXPIRES JUNE 30, 2003; TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE COURT OF APPEALS, SEAT 6, WHOSE TERM EXPIRES JUNE 30, 2003; TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR THE FIFTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, SEAT 3, WHOSE TERM EXPIRES JUNE 30, 2003; TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR THE THIRTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, SEAT 3, WHOSE TERM EXPIRES JUNE 30, 2003; TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR THE FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, SEAT 2, WHOSE TERM EXPIRES JUNE 30, 2003; TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR THE FIFTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, SEAT 2, WHOSE TERM EXPIRES JUNE 30, 2003; TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE CIRCUIT COURT, AT-LARGE SEAT 1, WHOSE TERM EXPIRES JUNE 30, 2003; TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE CIRCUIT COURT, AT-LARGE SEAT 2, WHOSE TERM EXPIRES JUNE 30, 2003; TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE CIRCUIT COURT, AT-LARGE SEAT 3, WHOSE TERM EXPIRES JUNE 30, 2003; TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE CIRCUIT COURT, AT-LARGE SEAT 5, TO FILL THE UNEXPIRED TERM, WHICH EXPIRES JUNE 30, 2003, AND THE SUBSEQUENT TERM; TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE CIRCUIT COURT, AT-LARGE SEAT 6, WHOSE TERM EXPIRES JUNE 30, 2003; 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 8, WHOSE TERM EXPIRES JUNE 30, 2003; TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE CIRCUIT COURT, AT-LARGE SEAT 9, TO FILL THE UNEXPIRED TERM, WHICH EXPIRES JUNE 30, 2003, AND THE SUBSEQUENT TERM; TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE CIRCUIT COURT, AT-LARGE SEAT 10, WHOSE TERM EXPIRES JUNE 30, 2003; AND TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGE DIVISION, SEAT 5, WHOSE TERM EXPIRES JUNE 30, 2003.
Introduced and Adopted
Other proceedings
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3815 -- Rep. Limehouse: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE SUPPORT OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA GENERAL ASSEMBLY FOR THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, THE MEMBERS OF HIS CABINET, AND THE BRAVE MEN AND WOMEN SERVING IN THE ARMED FORCES OF THE UNITED STATES IN THE WAR TO REMOVE SADDAM HUSSEIN, FREE THE PEOPLE OF IRAQ FROM THE CRUEL OPPRESSION OF A RUTHLESS DICTATOR, AND DISARM IRAQ OF WEAPONS OF MASS DESTRUCTION THAT THREATEN THE PEACE AND STABILITY OF THE ENTIRE WORLD.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3816 -- Reps. Scarborough and Dantzler: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 47-5-60, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO RABIES INOCULATIONS, CERTIFICATES, TAGS, AND FEES, SO AS TO INCREASE THE FEE FROM THREE DOLLARS TO FIVE DOLLARS FOR A RABIES INOCULATION AT A RABIES CLINIC PROMOTED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL AND LICENSED VETERINARIANS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3817 -- Rep. Anthony: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO PROVIDE THAT THE SCHOOL DAY MISSED ON FEBRUARY 17, 2003, BY THE STUDENTS OF A SCHOOL IN THE UNION COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT 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

H. 3818 -- Rep. Ceips: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THAT THE DIXIE CHICKS APOLOGIZE TO THE MILITARY FAMILIES IN THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA AND THE UNITED STATES FOR THE UNPATRIOTIC AND UNNECESSARY COMMENTS MADE BY THEIR LEAD SINGER BEFORE THEY BEGIN THEIR UNITED STATES TOUR ON MAY 1, 2003, IN GREENVILLE, SOUTH CAROLINA, AND TO REQUEST THAT THEY PERFORM A FREE CONCERT FOR TROOPS AND MILITARY FAMILIES IN SOUTH CAROLINA AS AN EXPRESSION OF THEIR SINCERITY.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3819 -- Reps. Delleney, Haskins, Altman, G. Brown, Duncan, Emory, Frye, Hamilton, Keegan, Kirsh, Koon, Loftis, J.M. Neal, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Talley, Taylor, Toole, Vaughn, Viers, Walker, Simrill, Gilham and G.R. Smith: 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" TO MAKE IT UNLAWFUL FOR A PERSON TO PERFORM OR PARTICIPATE IN HUMAN CLONING, TO DERIVE ANY PRODUCT FROM HUMAN CLONING, OR TO SHIP, RECEIVE, TRANSPORT, TRANSFER, OR DISTRIBUTE IN INTERSTATE COMMERCE AN EMBRYO DERIVED FROM HUMAN CLONING, TO DEFINE CLONING, TO PROVIDE CRIMINAL PENALTIES, AND TO PROVIDE FOR SUSPENSION OF THE PROFESSIONAL LICENSE OF A PERSON VIOLATING THIS ACT.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Point of Order

H. 3820 -- Reps. Loftis, Bailey, Branham, J. Brown, Cobb-Hunter, Davenport, Emory, Gilham, Herbkersman, Hosey, Koon, Lee, Lourie, Miller, Rivers, F.N. Smith, J.R. Smith, Stille and Vaughn: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 44-7-260, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO REQUIREMENTS FOR LICENSURE OF HEALTH CARE FACILITIES, SO AS TO ENACT THE "THERON NORRIS ACT" TO PROVIDE THAT IF AN INDIVIDUAL WITH A MENTAL IMPAIRMENT IS ADMITTED TO A HEALTH CARE FACILITY OR A COMMUNITY RESIDENTIAL CARE FACILITY (CRCF), THE FACILITY OR CRCF SHALL AFFIX A GREEN STAR TO THE PATIENT'S CHART INDICATING THAT THE PATIENT REQUIRES SPECIAL SUPERVISION OR CARE, THE CHART MUST ACCOMPANY THE PATIENT WHEN TRANSPORTED OFF THE UNIT TO WHICH HE HAS BEEN ADMITTED, AND SUCH A PATIENT MAY NOT BE LEFT UNATTENDED OR UNSUPERVISED WHILE OFF HIS UNIT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3821 -- 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. 3822 -- Reps. Townsend, Harrell, Walker and Wilkins: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO PROVIDE THAT, IF A DESIGNEE OF A PUBLIC OFFICIAL TO SERVE ON THE EDUCATION OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE IS A MEMBER OF THE NATIONAL GUARD OR RESERVES AND HAS BEEN CALLED TO ACTIVE DUTY IN CONNECTION WITH THE CONFLICT WITH IRAQ OR THE WAR ON TERRORISM FOR A PERIOD OF NOT MORE THAN ONE YEAR, THE PUBLIC OFFICIAL MAY DESIGNATE ANOTHER PERSON TO SERVE IN HIS STEAD IN AN INTERIM CAPACITY UNTIL THE ORIGINAL DESIGNEE RETURNS FROM ACTIVE DUTY, AND TO PROVIDE THAT ABSENCES OF THE ORIGINAL DESIGNEE ON THE COMMITTEE BECAUSE OF MILITARY ACTIVATION ARE CONSIDERED EXCUSED ABSENCES.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Ratified

H. 3823 -- Rep. Herbkersman: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 12-21-630 SO AS TO IMPOSE AN ADDITIONAL LICENSE TAX ON EACH CIGARETTE SUBJECT TO THE LICENSE TAX ON CIGARETTES IN AN AMOUNT EQUAL TO 2.65 CENTS ON EACH CIGARETTE, TO PROVIDE FOR THE COLLECTION AND ENFORCEMENT OF THIS ADDITIONAL TAX, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE USE OF THE REVENUE FOR SENIOR HEALTH CARE PROGRAMS AND THE MEDICAID PROGRAM.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3824 -- Rep. Toole: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE THE STUDENTS OF WHITE KNOLL HIGH SCHOOL IN LEXINGTON COUNTY WHO RECEIVED STATEWIDE DECA AWARDS IN MARKETING COMPETITION IN COLUMBIA RECENTLY, COMMEND THEM FOR THEIR ACADEMIC PROWESS AND ENTREPRENEURIAL SPIRIT, AND WISH THEM AND THEIR TEACHER AND ADVISOR, CARL VADASZ, WELL AS THEY COMPETE ON THE NATIONAL LEVEL APRIL 26-29, 2003, IN ORLANDO, FLORIDA.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3825 -- Reps. Pinson, Haskins, M.A. Pitts, Coates, Bingham, Clemmons, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Frye, Koon, Loftis, Mahaffey, Simrill, J.R. Smith, Stille, Taylor and Toole: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, SO AS TO ENACT THE "SOUTH CAROLINA PARENTAL REPRODUCTIVE RIGHTS ACT" BY ADDING SECTION 44-1-122 TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL TO DEVELOP A DATABASE IN WHICH A PARENT CAN REGISTER WITH THE DEPARTMENT PROHIBITING THE DEPARTMENT OR ANOTHER AGENCY OF THE STATE FROM PROVIDING CONTRACEPTIVES TO THEIR CHILDREN AND TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT TO PUBLISH AND DISTRIBUTE PROCEDURES FOR REGISTRATION; AND TO ADD SECTION 44-1-125 SO AS TO PROHIBIT THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL OR ANOTHER STATE AGENCY FROM DISTRIBUTING CONTRACEPTIVES TO A PERSON UNDER SIXTEEN YEARS OF AGE IF THE PARENT HAS REGISTERED WITH THE DEPARTMENT PROHIBITING SUCH DISTRIBUTION TO THEIR CHILD.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3826 -- Rep. Littlejohn: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION NAME THE INTERSECTION OF SC 176 BETWEEN SPARTANBURG AND UNION, WEST MAIN STREET WEST OF THE TOWN OF PACOLET IN SPARTANBURG COUNTY IN HONOR OF VOIGT MILTON EPTING FOR HIS DEDICATION TO EDUCATING THE YOUNG PEOPLE OF THE STATE AND INSTALL APPROPRIATE MARKERS OR SIGNS DENOTING THE "VOIGT MILTON EPTING INTERSECTION".
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Adopted

H. 3827 -- Reps. Hinson, Keegan, Viers, Merrill, Barfield, Clemmons, Dantzler, Frye, Gilham, Huggins, Koon, Limehouse, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, Richardson, Scarborough, Simrill, Stille, Vaughn and Tripp: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTIONS 56-1-146, 56-1-147, AND 56-1-148 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY MUST BE NOTIFIED OF PERSONS CONVICTED OF CERTAIN FELONIES AND PERSONS INCARCERATED OR ON PAROLE OR PROBATION FOR CERTAIN FELONIES SO THAT AN IDENTIFYING CODE CAN BE AFFIXED TO THEIR DRIVERS' LICENSES OR SPECIAL IDENTIFICATION CARDS IN A SPECIFIED MANNER; TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-80, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE CONTENTS OF A DRIVER'S LICENSE APPLICATION, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT AN APPLICATION MUST CONTAIN A STATEMENT TO DETERMINE WHETHER THE APPLICANT HAS BEEN CONVICTED OF CERTAIN FELONIES IN THIS STATE AND, IF SO, THE FELONY; TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-140, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF A DRIVER'S LICENSE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A DRIVER'S LICENSE MUST HAVE A ONE-DIGIT CODE IF THE PERSON HAS BEEN CONVICTED OF CERTAIN FELONIES UNDER THE LAWS OF THIS STATE IDENTIFYING THE PERSON IN THIS MANNER, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THIS CODE MUST BE MADE KNOWN TO THE APPROPRIATE LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS OF THE STATE; TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-3350, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF SPECIAL IDENTIFICATION CARDS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT AN APPLICATION FOR A SPECIAL IDENTIFICATION CARD MUST REQUEST WHETHER THE APPLICANT HAS EVER BEEN CONVICTED OF CERTAIN FELONIES IN THIS STATE; AND TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-3370, RELATING TO THE SIZE, SHAPE, AND DESIGN OF A SPECIAL IDENTIFICATION CARD, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A SPECIAL IDENTIFICATION CARD MUST HAVE A ONE-DIGIT CODE IF THE PERSON HAS BEEN CONVICTED OF CERTAIN FELONIES UNDER THE LAWS OF THIS STATE IDENTIFYING THE PERSON IN THIS MANNER, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THIS CODE MUST BE MADE KNOWN TO THE APPROPRIATE LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS OF THIS STATE.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3828 -- Reps. Sheheen, Bales, Altman, Coates, Lucas, McCraw, McLeod, Phillips, Rutherford, G.M. Smith, J.E. Smith and Talley: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 2-19-80, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE NOMINATION OF NOT MORE THAN THREE QUALIFIED CANDIDATES BY THE JUDICIAL MERIT SELECTION COMMISSION, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THERE IS NO LIMIT ON THE NUMBER OF NAMES THE COMMISSION MAY SUBMIT TO THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY FOR ELECTION PROVIDED ALL ARE FOUND QUALIFIED.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3829 -- Rep. J.E. Smith: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO ALLOW STATE EMPLOYEES WHO ARE MEMBERS OF FEDERALIZED NATIONAL GUARD UNITS OR ACTIVATED RESERVE UNITS, OR MEMBERS OF NATIONAL GUARD OR RESERVE UNITS WHO HAVE VOLUNTEERED FOR ACTIVE DUTY TO USE UP TO FORTY-FIVE DAYS OF ACCRUED ANNUAL LEAVE IN CALENDAR YEAR 2003 AND TO ALLOW SUCH EMPLOYEES TO USE UP TO NINETY DAYS OF ACCRUED SICK LEAVE IN CALENDAR YEAR 2003 AS IF IT WERE ANNUAL LEAVE WITHOUT REGARD TO THE THIRTY-DAY LIMIT ON ANNUAL LEAVE THAT MAY BE USED IN A YEAR, AND TO PROVIDE THE MILITARY SERVICE FOR WHICH THESE PROVISIONS APPLY.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Ratified

H. 3830 -- Reps. Walker, Battle, J. Brown, Cato, Chellis, Coates, J. Hines, Howard, Koon, Lee, Littlejohn, Mahaffey, McGee, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, Parks, Sinclair, Talley, Townsend, Vaughn and Whitmire: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 44-43-40, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DRIVERS' LICENSES INDICATING THAT A PERSON IS AN ORGAN AND TISSUE DONOR, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY SHALL GIVE SUCH A DONOR A SPECIALLY NOTED DRIVER'S LICENSE RATHER THAN AFFIXING A DECAL ON THE LICENSE; TO AMEND ARTICLE 3, CHAPTER 43, TITLE 44, RELATING TO EYE DONATION, SO AS TO DELETE PROVISIONS SPECIFIC TO DONATING EYES, WHICH ARE INCORPORATED IN OTHER PROVISIONS IN THIS ACT, AND TO APPLY TO ALL ORGAN AND TISSUE DONEES, THE PROHIBITION AGAINST CHARGING AN EYE DONEE A FEE; TO AMEND SECTION 44-43-320, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS USED IN THE UNIFORM ANATOMICAL GIFT ACT, SO AS TO CHANGE THE REFERENCE TO THE FEDERAL AGENCY THAT DESIGNATES STATE ORGAN PROCUREMENT AGENCIES; TO AMEND SECTION 44-43-350, RELATING TO PROCEDURES FOR DESIGNATION AS AN ORGAN AND TISSUE DONOR, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A VERBAL DESIGNATION MUST BE WITNESSED BY TWO PERSONS; TO AMEND SECTION 44-43-370, RELATING TO PROCEDURES TO AMEND OR REVOKE AN ORGAN AND TISSUE DONOR DESIGNATION, SO AS TO DELETE A WRITTEN STATEMENT AMENDING OR REVOKING THE DESIGNATION AND TO PROVIDE THAT DESTRUCTION OR CANCELLATION OF THE DOCUMENT CAN AMEND OR REVOKE THE DESIGNATION; TO AMEND SECTION 44-43-400, RELATING TO STATUTORY CONSTRUCTION OF THE UNIFORM ANATOMICAL GIFT ACT, SO AS TO REQUIRE THAT IT MUST BE LIBERALLY CONSTRUED TO EFFECTUATE THE WISHES OF THE ORGAN DONOR; TO AMEND SECTIONS 44-43-410 AND 44-43-420, RELATING TO CERTAIN ORGAN DONATIONS AND RECIPROCAL AGREEMENTS FOR SHARING ORGANS WITH OTHER STATES, SO AS TO CONFORM THE REFERENCE TO THE FEDERAL AGENCY THAT DESIGNATES STATE ORGAN PROCUREMENT ORGANIZATIONS WITH THIS ACT; AND TO AMEND ARTICLE 11, CHAPTER 43, TITLE 44, RELATING TO HOSPITAL POLICIES AND PROTOCOL FOR ORGAN AND TISSUE DONATION, SO AS TO ALSO INCLUDE "TISSUE" DONATION, WHICH INCLUDES HEART VALVES, EYES, BONE, CARTILAGE, SKIN, LIGAMENTS, TENDONS, AND FASCIA, AND TO REVISE REFERENCES TO CONFORM TO CHANGES IN THIS ACT AND CURRENT PRACTICES, INCLUDING RECOGNITION OF HOSPITAL TISSUE BANKS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3831 -- Reps. Cato, Chellis, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Edge, Emory, Harrison, Huggins, Limehouse, Sandifer, J.E. Smith, Talley and Whipper: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 4 TO CHAPTER 15, TITLE 56 SO AS TO REQUIRE CERTAIN APPLICANTS FOR AN INITIAL NONFRANCHISE AUTOMOBILE DEALER LICENSE TO COMPLETE CERTAIN PRE-LICENSING EDUCATION COURSES BEFORE THEY MAY BE ISSUED A LICENSE, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY SHALL PROMULGATE REGULATIONS TO IMPLEMENT THIS PROVISION.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Point of Order

H. 3832 -- House Rules Committee: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO SET BY SPECIAL ORDER H. 3768, RELATING TO THE HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES REORGANIZATION AND ACCOUNTABILITY ACT OF 2003, FOR SECOND READING OR OTHER CONSIDERATION ON THURSDAY, MARCH 20, 2003, IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING THE ADOPTION OF THIS RESOLUTION AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE CONTINUING SPECIAL ORDER CONSIDERATION OF H.3768 UNTIL SECOND READING OR OTHER DISPOSITION.
Introduced and Adopted
Recorded vote
Point of Order

H. 3833 -- Rep. J.H. Neal: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND AND RECOGNIZE HIS EXCELLENCY THE FIRST PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF ZAMBIA, DR. KENNETH DAVID KAUNDA, FOR HIS CHARISMATIC POLITICAL LEADERSHIP AND HIS OUTSTANDING LIFE ACCOMPLISHMENTS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3834 -- Reps. Wilkins, Allen, Altman, Anthony, Bailey, Bales, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Branham, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chellis, Clark, Clemmons, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Emory, Freeman, Frye, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Hagood, Hamilton, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jennings, Keegan, Kennedy, Kirsh, Koon, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Richardson, Rivers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sheheen, Simrill, Sinclair, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Snow, Stewart, Stille, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Umphlett, Vaughn, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Witherspoon and Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE PROFOUND SORROW OF THE MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES UPON THE DEATH OF WILBUR "WIL" FRED KING III, OF KINSTON, NORTH CAROLINA, SATURDAY, MARCH 15, 2003 AND TO CONVEY DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO HIS STEP-FATHER, OUR COLLEAGUE, REPRESENTATIVE BOB LEACH AND TO THE REST OF HIS LOVING FAMILY AND MANY FRIENDS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3835 -- Reps. Parks, Allen, Altman, Anthony, Bailey, Bales, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Branham, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chellis, Clark, Clemmons, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Emory, Freeman, Frye, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Hagood, Hamilton, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jennings, Keegan, Kennedy, Kirsh, Koon, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Richardson, Rivers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sheheen, Simrill, Sinclair, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Snow, Stewart, Stille, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Umphlett, Vaughn, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Wilkins, Witherspoon and Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE JOAN C. SCOTT OF COLUMBIA FOR BEING THE FIRST AFRICAN AMERICAN TO HOLD THE POSITION OF PRESIDENT OF THE PALMETTO CABINET AND ON BEING THE IMMEDIATE PAST PRESIDENT OF THE PALMETTO CABINET, COMMEND HER FOR HER MANY CONTRIBUTIONS AS PRESIDENT OF THE PALMETTO CABINET, AND WISH HER MUCH SUCCESS IN ALL OF HER FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3836 -- Reps. Haskins, Allen, Altman, Anthony, Bailey, Bales, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Branham, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chellis, Clark, Clemmons, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Emory, Freeman, Frye, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Hagood, Hamilton, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Hayes, Herbkersman, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jennings, Keegan, Kennedy, Kirsh, Koon, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Richardson, Rivers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sheheen, Simrill, Sinclair, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Snow, Stewart, Stille, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Umphlett, Vaughn, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Wilkins, Witherspoon and Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE GENUINE APPRECIATION AND THANKS OF THE MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA GENERAL ASSEMBLY FOR THE STEADFAST SUPPORT AND LOYALTY OF SPAIN AS AN ALLY OF THE UNITED STATES THROUGHOUT THE IRAQI CRISIS, TO COMMEND THE LEADERS OF THE GOVERNMENT OF SPAIN FOR THEIR COURAGE IN THE FACE OF POPULAR OPPOSITION TO THE INVASION OF IRAQ TO REPLACE SADDAM HUSSEIN AND RID IRAQ OF WEAPONS OF MASS DESTRUCTION, AND TO URGE A CONTINUATION OF GOOD RELATIONS BETWEEN SPAIN AND THE UNITED STATES IN THE YEARS TO COME.
Introduced and Adopted
Debate Adjourned
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence
Message to Senate

H. 3837 -- Rep. Hayes: A BILL TO AMEND ACT 187 OF 1999, RELATING TO PAYMENT FOR ATTENDANCE AT MEETINGS OF THE DILLON COUNTY TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT MEMBERS MAY BE PAID FOR NOT MORE THAN TWELVE MEETINGS A YEAR RATHER THAN TEN.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Message to Senate
Message from Senate
Ratified
Veto Message
Veto Overridden

H. 3838 -- Rep. Harrison: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 44-48-50, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE MULTIDISCIPLINARY TEAM REVIEWING RECORDS TO DETERMINE IF A PERSON IS A SEXUALLY VIOLENT PREDATOR, SO AS TO CHANGE THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE TEAM.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3839 -- Rep. Witherspoon: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 47-4-110, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE POLICE POWERS OF MEMBERS AND AGENTS OF THE STATE LIVESTOCK-POULTRY HEALTH COMMISSION AND THE EMPLOYMENT BY THE COMMISSION OF LIVESTOCK LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS, SO AS TO AUTHORIZE THESE OFFICERS AND OTHER LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS TO USE THE UNIFORM TRAFFIC TICKET FOR VIOLATIONS OF TITLE 47 WHICH FALL WITHIN THE JURISDICTION OF THE COMMISSION AND OF THE SUMMARY COURTS; AND TO AMEND SECTION 56-7-10, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE REQUIREMENT THAT ALL LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS USE THE UNIFORM TRAFFIC TICKET FOR TRAFFIC OFFENSES AND CERTAIN OTHER OFFENSES, SO AS TO INCLUDE ON THE UNIFORM TRAFFIC TICKET OFFENSES RELATING TO LIVESTOCK AND POULTRY.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading

H. 3840 -- Rep. Kirsh: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-21-4270, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO APPLICATION TO OBTAIN BINGO CARDS, SO AS TO DELETE THE OPTION TO PAY FOR THE CARDS BY CHECK AND CORRESPONDING PROCEDURES IN CONNECTION WITH A CHECK RETURNED BY THE DRAWEE BANK.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3841 -- Rep. Kirsh: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 12-21-4275 SO AS TO PROHIBIT THE DISTRIBUTION OF BINGO CARDS TO AN UNLICENSED PERSON AND TO PROVIDE FOR PERMANENT LICENSE REVOCATION FOR UNAUTHORIZED DISTRIBUTION; AND TO AMEND SECTION 12-21-3940, RELATING TO A LICENSE TO CONDUCT BINGO, SO AS TO INCREASE TO FORTY-FIVE THE NUMBER OF DAYS THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE HAS BEFORE ACCEPTANCE OR REJECTION OF AN APPLICATION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3842 -- Rep. Kirsh: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-21-4020, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO CLASSES OF BINGO LICENSES, SO AS TO LIMIT GROSS PROCEEDS FOR A CLASS C BINGO GAME TO ONE HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS A CALENDAR QUARTER AND TO REQUIRE PAYMENT OF TAX AND APPLICATION FOR A CLASS B LICENSE IF THE GROSS PROCEEDS EXCEED THAT AMOUNT IN ANY QUARTER; AND TO AMEND SECTION 12-21-4210, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO SALE OR TRANSFER OF BINGO CARDS, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR A DEPARTMENT AUDIT OF A LICENSEE CONVERTING FROM A CLASS C TO A CLASS B LICENSE TO DETERMINE THE TAX OWED.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3843 -- Reps. Jennings, Allen, Altman, Anthony, Bailey, Bales, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Branham, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chellis, Clark, Clemmons, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Emory, Freeman, Frye, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Hagood, Hamilton, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Keegan, Kennedy, Kirsh, Koon, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Richardson, Rivers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sheheen, Simrill, Sinclair, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Snow, Stewart, Stille, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Umphlett, Vaughn, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Wilkins, Witherspoon and Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE PROFOUND SORROW OF THE MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA GENERAL ASSEMBLY UPON LEARNING OF THE DEATH OF PRIVATE FIRST CLASS SPENCE MCNEIL OF BENNETTSVILLE AND TO EXTEND DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO HIS LOVING FAMILY AND FRIENDS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3844 -- Reps. Harrison, J.E. Smith, Bales, J. Brown, Cotty, Howard, Lourie, J.H. Neal, Quinn, Rutherford and Scott: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE CONGRATULATIONS OF THE MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO THE DREHER HIGH SCHOOL SAT TEAM OF COLUMBIA FOR THEIR HARD WORK AND RECENT ACCOMPLISHMENTS, INCLUDING BEING NAMED THE CLASS AAA LOWER STATE AND STATE CHAMPIONS FOR 2003.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3845 -- Reps. Harrison, J.E. Smith, Bales, J. Brown, Cotty, Howard, Lourie, J.H. Neal, Quinn, Rutherford and Scott: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE CONGRATULATIONS OF THE MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO THE DREHER HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS' BASKETBALL TEAM AND TO THEIR COACH, TERESA JONES, OF COLUMBIA ON THEIR REMARKABLE SEASON AND ON CAPTURING THE CLASS AAA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE ON SATURDAY, MARCH 8, 2003.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3846 -- Reps. Harrison, J.E. Smith, Bales, J. Brown, Cotty, Howard, Lourie, J.H. Neal, Quinn, Rutherford and Scott: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE CONGRATULATIONS OF THE MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO THE DREHER HIGH SCHOOL DRAMA DEPARTMENT AND THE DREHER DRAMA DEVILS OF COLUMBIA FOR THEIR OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCES AT THIS YEAR'S PALMETTO DRAMATICS ASSOCIATION'S DRAMA FESTIVAL, FOR RECEIVING A SUPERIOR RATING, AND FOR BEING THE HIGHEST POINT WINNERS OF THE FESTIVAL.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3847 -- Rep. Harrison: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND COACH CALHOUN F. "CALLY" GAULT OF CLINTON FOR OVER FORTY YEARS OF OUTSTANDING SERVICE AS THE HEAD COACH AND ATHLETIC DIRECTOR AT NORTH AUGUSTA HIGH SCHOOL IN NORTH AUGUSTA AND AT PRESBYTERIAN COLLEGE IN CLINTON.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3848 -- Reps. Sandifer, Allen, Altman, Anthony, Bailey, Bales, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Branham, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chellis, Clark, Clemmons, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Emory, Freeman, Frye, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Hagood, Hamilton, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jennings, Keegan, Kennedy, Kirsh, Koon, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Richardson, Rivers, Rutherford, Scarborough, Scott, Sheheen, Simrill, Sinclair, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Snow, Stewart, Stille, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Umphlett, Vaughn, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Wilkins, Witherspoon and Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND DR. PAUL A. SANDIFER, DIRECTOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES, UPON THE OCCASION OF HIS RETIREMENT ON APRIL 1, 2003, FOR HIS OUTSTANDING LEADERSHIP AND MANY ACCOMPLISHMENTS DURING HIS THIRTY-ONE YEARS OF DISTINGUISHED PUBLIC SERVICE, TO EXPRESS THE DEEP APPRECIATION OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA GENERAL ASSEMBLY FOR HIS DEDICATION AND FAITHFUL SERVICE ON BEHALF OF THE PEOPLE AND THE RESOURCES OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, AND TO WISH HIM GOOD HEALTH AND MUCH SUCCESS IN ALL HIS FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3849 -- Reps. Miller and Snow: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE THE GEORGETOWN COUNTY GOVERNMENT ON RECEIVING THE "COUNTIES CARE FOR KIDS AWARD" FROM THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF COUNTIES AND TO COMMEND THEM FOR THEIR OUTSTANDING COMMITMENT TO EDUCATION.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3850 -- Reps. Ceips, Gilham, Herbkersman and Lloyd: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO AUTHORIZE THE STATE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD, EFFECTIVE APRIL 1, 2003, TO TRANSFER OWNERSHIP OF A SURPLUS NATIONAL GUARD ARMORY IN BEAUFORT, SOUTH CAROLINA, TO THE CITY OF BEAUFORT.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Ratified

H. 3851 -- Rep. Richardson: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE COZETTE STACY NOWAK OF FORT MILL ON WINNING THE MS. SOUTH CAROLINA SENIOR CLASSIC 2002, TO COMMEND HER FOR HER MANY CONTRIBUTIONS AS MS. SOUTH CAROLINA SENIOR AND TO THE COMMUNITY, AND TO WISH HER EVERY SUCCESS IN ALL OF HER FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3852 -- Reps. Lourie, J.E. Smith, McLeod, Anthony, Govan, Hayes, Whipper, Rutherford, Bailey, Bales, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, Clark, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Emory, Freeman, J. Hines, M. Hines, Lloyd, Miller, Neilson, Ott, Rivers and F.N. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND ACT 1377 OF 1968, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF STATE CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT BONDS, SO AS TO AUTHORIZE TWENTY MILLION DOLLARS IN SUCH BONDS FOR THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION FOR THE PURCHASE OF SCHOOL BUSES AND TO CONFORM THE AGGREGATE PRINCIPAL INDEBTEDNESS AMOUNT TO THE ADDITIONAL BONDS AUTHORIZED BY THIS ACT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3853 -- Rep. Cooper: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 11-13-30, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE AUTHORITY OF THE STATE TREASURER TO INVEST AND DEPOSIT PUBLIC FUNDS, SO AS TO ALLOW THE STATE TREASURER TO CHARGE A FEE FOR OPERATING AND MANAGEMENT COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT OF STATE FUNDS AND PROGRAMS, TO ALLOW THE STATE TREASURER TO RETAIN AND EXPEND THESE FEES TO PROVIDE INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT SERVICES, TO PROVIDE THE AMOUNT OF THE FEE, TO PROVIDE THAT THE FEE MUST NOT EXCEED EARNINGS OF THE FUNDS INVESTED, AND TO MAKE GRAMMATICAL CHANGES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3854 -- Reps. Wilkins, Allen, Altman, Anthony, Bailey, Bales, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Branham, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chellis, Clark, Clemmons, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Emory, Freeman, Frye, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Hagood, Hamilton, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jennings, Keegan, Kennedy, Kirsh, Koon, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Richardson, Rivers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sheheen, Simrill, Sinclair, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Snow, Stewart, Stille, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Umphlett, Vaughn, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Witherspoon and Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE HEARTFELT SUPPORT AND GENUINE APPRECIATION OF THE MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA GENERAL ASSEMBLY AND ALL SOUTH CAROLINIANS FOR THE SERVICE AND SACRIFICE OF THE BRAVE MEN AND WOMEN OF THE ARMED FORCES OF THE UNTIED STATES SERVING AT HOME, DEPLOYED OVERSEAS, PRESERVING THE PEACE IN FOREIGN LANDS, AND ACTIVELY ENGAGED IN ARMED CONFLICT IN IRAQ; COMMEND THEM FOR THEIR BRAVERY IN THE FACE OF DANGER AND ENDURANCE IN THE FACE OF HARDSHIP, AND THEIR DEVOTION TO DUTY, PROFESSIONALISM, AND TENACITY IN THE ACCOMPLISHMENT OF THEIR MISSION; AND WISH THEM GODSPEED, A RESOUNDING VICTORY OVER THE FORCES OF EVIL, A SAFE AND EARLY RETURN HOME, AND EVERY SUCCESS IN ALL OF THEIR FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3855 -- Rep. Edge: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO DECLARE THE WEEK OF APRIL 19-26, 2003, AS NATIONAL LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE WEEK IN SOUTH CAROLINA AND TO COMMEND THE AMERICAN SOCIETY OF LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTS FOR CREATING THE SPECIAL PLACES IN WHICH WE LIVE, WORK, AND PLAY.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3856 -- Rep. D.C. Smith: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEMORATE THE LIFE, PUBLIC SERVICE, AND SACRIFICE OF WADE HAMPTON III, OF SOUTH CAROLINA, GOVERNOR, SENATOR, AND SOLDIER, AND TO COMMEND THE SERGEANT BERRY G. BENSON CAMP NO. 1672, SONS OF CONFEDERATE VETERANS, OF NORTH AUGUSTA, FOR THEIR FAITHFUL REMEMBRANCE OF THIS DISTINGUISHED PUBLIC SERVANT AND LEADER, IN PEACE AND WAR, ON THE ONE HUNDRED EIGHTY-FIFTH ANNIVERSARY OF HIS BIRTH.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3857 -- Reps. Edge, Merrill and Quinn: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 1-3-255 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT BEGINNING JULY 1, 2003, THE GOVERNOR SHALL APPOINT A CABINET-LEVEL OFFICER TO BE KNOWN AS THE "CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER" WHO SHALL SERVE AT THE PLEASURE OF THE GOVERNOR AND WHOSE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES SHALL INCLUDE ADMINISTERING OR COORDINATING THE ADMINISTRATION OF THE INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY FUNCTIONS AND PROCUREMENTS OF ALL CABINET-LEVEL AGENCIES AND DEPARTMENTS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3858 -- Reps. Edge, Harrison and Herbkersman: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 9 TO CHAPTER 29 OF TITLE 6 SO AS TO ENACT THE "VESTED RIGHTS ACT" BY PROVIDING FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF VESTED PROPERTY RIGHTS ALLOWING THE COMMENCEMENT AND COMPLETION OF DEVELOPMENT AND USE OF PROPERTY PURSUANT TO A SITE SPECIFIC DEVELOPMENT PLAN OR AN APPROVED PHASE DEVELOPMENT PLAN, TO PROVIDE FOR THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT ACTS AND FACTORS TRIGGERING A VESTED RIGHT, TO LIMIT THE VESTING FOR A TERM OF YEARS, TO PROTECT THE HOLDER OF VESTED RIGHTS FROM ZONING CHANGES UNLESS CERTAIN CONDITIONS ARE MET AND TO PROVIDE THAT A VESTED RIGHT ATTACHES TO AND RUNS WITH THE PROPERTY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3859 -- Rep. Edge: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 23-35-45, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE INDOOR USE OF PYROTECHNIC MATERIALS, SO AS TO PROHIBIT THE INDOOR USE OF PYROTECHNIC MATERIALS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3860 -- Reps. Edge and Clemmons: A BILL TO AMEND ARTICLE 1 OF CHAPTER 32, TITLE 27, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO VACATION TIME SHARING PLANS, SO AS TO REVISE, DELETE, AND ADD CERTAIN DEFINITIONS, REVISE PROVISIONS RELATING TO ADVERTISING AND CONVEYANCE OF VACATION TIME SHARING PLANS SO AS TO DELETE CERTAIN LICENSE REQUIREMENTS FOR SELLERS AND TO EXEMPT CERTAIN COMMUNICATIONS FROM ADVERTISEMENT AND PROMOTION RESTRICTIONS, REVISE THE TERMS OF THE NOTICE OF THE RIGHT TO CANCELLATION REQUIREMENTS IN CONTRACTS FOR THE PURCHASE OF VACATION TIME SHARING PLANS AND PROVIDE FOR THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF NOTICE OF CANCELLATION, ESTABLISH NEW PROCEDURES FOR THE DISTRIBUTION OF REFUNDS UPON CANCELLATION OF CONTRACTS AND ESTABLISHMENT AND MAINTENANCE OF ESCROW ACCOUNTS IN THAT CONNECTION, PROVIDE FOR MATTERS TO BE DISCLOSED IN CONTRACTS INCLUDING WARNINGS AGAINST RELIANCE ON THE PURCHASE AS AN INVESTMENT, DELETE THE REQUIREMENT OF AN EXAMINATION FOR REGISTRATION RELATING TO LICENSES FOR SELLERS OF VACATION TIME SHARING PLANS, EXEMPT EMPLOYEES OF THE SELLER FROM LICENSING REQUIREMENTS, PROVIDE FOR VICARIOUS LIABILITY OF THE CONTROLLING SELLER, TIGHTEN PROVISIONS RELATING TO POWERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA REAL ESTATE COMMISSION IN CONNECTION WITH THE INVESTIGATION OF AN APPLICATION FOR REGISTRATION OF A TIME SHARING PLAN INCLUDING ASSURANCES AND BONDING AGAINST ENCUMBRANCES, AND MAKE TECHNICAL CHANGES TO CONFORM THE ARTICLE; AND TO AMEND SECTION 27-50-30, RELATING TO EXEMPTIONS IN CONNECTION WITH THE RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY CONDITION DISCLOSURE ACT, SO AS TO EXEMPT FROM THE ACT A TRANSFER OF A VACATION TIME SHARING PLAN OR A VACATION MULTIPLE OWNERSHIP INTEREST.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3861 -- Rep. Hinson: A BILL TO AMENDTHE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 39-5-146 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IT IS AN UNFAIR TRADE PRACTICE AND UNLAWFUL FOR A PERSON, COMMON CARRIER OR TRAVEL AGENCY TO PROFIT OR BE UNJUSTLY ENRICHED FROM THE CANCELLATION OR DELAY OF TRAVEL ON A COMMON CARRIER WHEN THE CANCELLATION OR DELAY OCCURS BECAUSE OF A BILLOF THE COMMON CARRIER, A NATURAL DISASTER, A GOVERNMENT WARNING OR TRAVEL ADVISORY, A THREAT TO THE NATIONAL OR HOMELAND SECURITY, OR AN ACT OF WAR, TO PROVIDE PROCEDURES FOR DEMANDING REFUNDS AND FOR REFUSING REFUNDS IN DISPUTED CASES, AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS OF THIS SECTION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3862 -- Rep. Hinson: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-23-15 SO AS TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO HAVE PREPARED BY ARCHITECTS EXPERIENCED IN SCHOOL BUILDING AND CONSTRUCTION A SERIES OF FIVE MODEL SCHOOL BUILDING PLANS FOR ELEMENTARY, FOR MIDDLE, AND FOR HIGH SCHOOLS, TO PROVIDE THAT THESE PLANS MUST BE MADE AVAILABLE TO ALL SCHOOL DISTRICTS FOR THEIR USE WHEN UNDERTAKING NEW SCHOOL BUILDING CONSTRUCTION, AND TO REQUIRE THAT UNLESS A WAIVER IS GRANTED A DISTRICT MUST USE ONE OF THESE FIVE PLANS WHEN UNDERTAKING NEW SCHOOL BUILDING CONSTRUCTION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3863 -- Reps. Leach, Edge, Duncan, Frye, Hamilton, Harrell, Haskins, Herbkersman, Koon, McGee, Merrill, Neilson, Perry, Phillips, Quinn, Rice, Sandifer, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, Snow, Stille, Taylor, Toole, Townsend, Vaughn and Witherspoon: A BILL TO ENACT THE "SOUTH CAROLINA NEIGHBORHOOD AND COMMUNITY SCHOOLS ACT" INCLUDING PROVISIONS TO AMEND CHAPTER 23, TITLE 59, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 2 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR APPLICABLE STANDARDS AND SPECIFICATIONS, WHICH APPLY TO THE CONSTRUCTION, IMPROVEMENT, OR RENOVATION OF PUBLIC SCHOOL BUILDINGS AND PROPERTY AND TO PROVIDE THAT SCHOOL BUILDING STANDARDS AND SPECIFICATIONS MAY NOT HAVE ANY REQUIREMENTS RELATING TO MINIMUM LOT OR PARCEL SIZE; TO REPEAL ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23 OF TITLE 59 RELATING TO SCHOOL BUILDING CODES AND INSPECTIONS, TO ADD ARTICLE 5 TO CHAPTER 23, TITLE 59 SO AS TO REQUIRE THAT BEGINNING JULY 1, 2004, A PLAN FOR A NEW EDUCATIONAL FACILITY MUST BE A PLAN FOR A NEIGHBORHOOD SCHOOL, TO PROVIDE EXCEPTIONS, TO PROVIDE THAT A SCHOOL THAT DOES NOT MEET THE DEFINITION OF A NEIGHBORHOOD SCHOOL SHALL SUBDIVIDE INTO SCHOOLS-WITHIN-A-SCHOOL.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor removed

H. 3864 -- Reps. Stille, Vaughn, Loftis, Cooper, Haskins, Hinson, Koon, Martin, Owens, Richardson, Sandifer, Scarborough, D.C. Smith, J.R. Smith, Young and E.H. Pitts: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-40-55 SO AS TO ESTABLISH A CHARTER SCHOOL APPROVAL COMMITTEE WHICH IS ALSO AUTHORIZED TO APPROVE CHARTER SCHOOL APPLICATIONS, AND TO PROVIDE THAT AN APPLICANT DESIRING TO FORM A CHARTER SCHOOL MAY EITHER FILE THE APPLICATION WITH THE LOCAL SCHOOL BOARD OF TRUSTEES IN THE MANNER PROVIDED BY LAW OR IN THE ALTERNATIVE MAY FILE THE APPLICATION DIRECTLY WITH THE CHARTER SCHOOL APPROVAL COMMITTEE WHICH SHALL ACT AS THE SPONSOR OF THE CHARTER SCHOOL AND AS THE APPROVING ENTITY FOR THAT CHARTER SCHOOL.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3865 -- 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. 3866 -- Reps. Cato, Cooper, Harvin, Limehouse, Sandifer, Townsend, Trotter and White: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 21 TO CHAPTER 1, TITLE 1 SO AS TO PROHIBIT A PUBLIC INSTITUTION OF HIGHER LEARNING OR POLITICAL SUBDIVISION OF THIS STATE FROM DEVELOPING, FINANCING, OWNING, OR OPERATING A HOTEL AND ANY COMBINATION OF THESE ACTIVITIES WITH RESPECT TO A HOTEL, AND TO PROVIDE DEFINITIONS AND EXCEPTIONS, AND TO GIVE THIS PROHIBITION PROSPECTIVE EFFECT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3867 -- Rep. Harrison: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 14-25-165, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DRAWING AND COMPOSING A JURY IN MUNICIPAL COURT, SO AS TO INCREASE THE SIZE OF THE POOL FROM WHICH JURORS ARE SELECTED, AND TO DELETE A PROVISION FOR DRAWING A JURY FOR A SINGLE TRIAL WHICH REQUIRES PEREMPTORY CHALLENGES IN ADVANCE OF THE TRIAL DATE; TO AMEND SECTIONS 22-2-80 AND 22-2-90, BOTH AS AMENDED, RELATING TO SELECTION OF A JURY IN MAGISTRATES COURT, SO AS TO INCREASE THE SIZE OF THE JURY POOL FROM WHICH A JURY IS SELECTED; TO AMEND SECTION 22-2-100, RELATING TO THE PROCEDURE FOR SELECTING PRIMARY AND ALTERNATE JURORS IN MAGISTRATES COURT, SO AS TO CHANGE LANGUAGE CONSISTENT WITH OTHER CHANGES MADE IN SECTION 14-25-165; AND TO AMEND SECTION 22-2-120, RELATING TO THE SELECTION OF ADDITIONAL JURORS IN MAGISTRATES COURT AT THE TIME OF TRIAL, SO AS TO DELETE ARCHAIC LANGUAGE.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Senate Amendments Amended
Returned by Senate With Amendment

H. 3868 -- Reps. Bailey, Chellis, Harrell and Young: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO AUTHORIZE THE STATE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD, EFFECTIVE MAY 1, 2003, TO TRANSFER OWNERSHIP OF A SURPLUS NATIONAL GUARD ARMORY IN ST. GEORGE, SOUTH CAROLINA, TO THE CITY OF ST. GEORGE.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Ratified

H. 3869 -- Education and Public Works Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION, RELATING TO BASIC SKILLS ASSESSMENT PROGRAMS-KINDERGARTEN OBJECTIVES, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 2746, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Ratified

H. 3870 -- Education and Public Works Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION, RELATING TO BASIC SKILLS ASSESSMENT PROGRAM-READINESS TEST, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 2747, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Ratified

H. 3871 -- Education and Public Works Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION, RELATING TO MINIMUM STANDARDS FOR THE DETERMINATION OF READINESS, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 2748, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading

H. 3872 -- Education and Public Works Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION, RELATING TO INTERVENTION WHERE QUALITY OF EDUCATION IN A LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICT IS IMPAIRED, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 2744, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Ratified

H. 3873 -- Education and Public Works Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION, RELATING TO HALF-DAY CHILD DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 2796, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading

H. 3874 -- Education and Public Works Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION, RELATING TO APPLICATION FOR TEACHING CREDENTIAL-REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 2774, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Point of Order

H. 3875 -- Education and Public Works Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION, RELATING TO BASIC SKILLS ASSESSMENT PROGRAM-WRITING TEXT: MINIMUM STANDARDS OF STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT; SCORING CRITERIA, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 2749, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading

H. 3876 -- Education and Public Works Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION, RELATING TO TEACHER GRANTS, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 2779, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading

H. 3877 -- Education and Public Works Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION, RELATING TO REQUIREMENTS FOR CERTIFICATION, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 2768, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading

H. 3878 -- Education and Public Works Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION, RELATING TO DISPOSITION OF TEXTBOOK SAMPLES AFTER STATE ADOPTION PROCESS, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 2745, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Ratified

H. 3879 -- 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 2795, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading

H. 3880 -- Education and Public Works Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION, RELATING TO RENEWAL OF CREDENTIALS, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 2799, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading

H. 3881 -- Reps. G.M. Smith, Allen, Coleman, Delleney, Lucas, Rivers, Sheheen, F.N. Smith, J.E. Smith, Talley and Weeks: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 15-78-30, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS USED IN THE SOUTH CAROLINA TORT CLAIMS ACT, SO AS TO INCLUDE MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA NATIONAL GUARD, MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA STATE GUARD, PERSONS ACTING ON BEHALF OR IN SERVICE OF A GOVERNMENTAL UNIT WITHOUT PAY OR COMPENSATION, COURT-APPOINTED ATTORNEYS, AND PUBLIC DEFENDERS IN THE DEFINITION OF "EMPLOYEE".
Introduced and Committed

H. 3882 -- Rep. Kennedy: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE HEMINGWAY HIGH SCHOOL "TIGERS" BOYS' BASKETBALL TEAM, ITS COACHING STAFF, AND OTHER SCHOOL OFFICIALS ON MAY 7, 2003, AT A TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER FOR THE PURPOSE OF BEING RECOGNIZED FOR WINNING THE 2003 CLASS A STATE CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3883 -- Rep. Kennedy: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE C.E. MURRAY HIGH SCHOOL "WAR EAGLES" GIRLS' BASKETBALL TEAM, ITS COACHING STAFF, AND OTHER SCHOOL OFFICIALS ON APRIL 30, 2003, AT A TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER FOR THE PURPOSE OF BEING RECOGNIZED FOR WINNING THE 2003 CLASS A STATE CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3884 -- Reps. Kennedy, Snow and Harvin: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND GERTRUDE PASLEY WILLIAMS OF GREELEYVILLE FOR HER OUTSTANDING SERVICE TO THE COMMUNITY AND HER COMMITMENT TO EDUCATION, AND TO WISH HER EVERY SUCCESS IN ALL OF HER FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3885 -- Reps. Kennedy, Harvin and Snow: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE THE C. E. MURRAY HIGH SCHOOL "WAR EAGLES" GIRLS' BASKETBALL TEAM ON WINNING THE 2003 CLASS A STATE CHAMPIONSHIP, THEIR SCHOOL'S FIRST CHAMPIONSHIP VICTORY, TO COMMEND THEM FOR THEIR HARD WORK, COMPETITIVE SPIRIT, AND TEAMWORK IT TOOK TO BECOME A CHAMPIONSHIP TEAM, AND TO WISH THEM EVERY SUCCESS IN THEIR ACADEMIC AND ATHLETIC CAREERS AND IN ALL OF THEIR FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3886 -- Reps. Kennedy, Harvin and Snow: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE THE HEMINGWAY HIGH SCHOOL "TIGERS" BOYS' BASKETBALL TEAM ON WINNING THE 2003 CLASS A STATE CHAMPIONSHIP, TO COMMEND THEM FOR THEIR HARD WORK, COMPETITIVE SPIRIT, AND TEAMWORK IT TOOK TO BECOME A CHAMPIONSHIP TEAM, AND TO WISH THEM EVERY SUCCESS IN THEIR ACADEMIC AND ATHLETIC CAREERS AND IN ALL OF THEIR FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3887 -- Reps. Sandifer, Bailey, Kirsh, Cato, Edge, Huggins, Loftis, Stewart and Whitmire: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO DECLARE WEDNESDAY, APRIL 2, 2003, AS "SOUTH CAROLINA HOME BUILDER DAY" IN ORDER TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR THE MANY OUTSTANDING PROFESSIONAL HOME BUILDERS AND HOUSING SPECIALISTS IN OUR STATE.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3888 -- Rep. Hinson: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 11-27-50, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE EFFECT OF ARTICLE X OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA CONSTITUTION ON BONDS OF THE SCHOOL DISTRICTS, SO AS TO DEEM A COMPLETE OR PARTIAL SUCCESSOR-IN-INTEREST TO, OR OTHER TRANSFEREE OF, OR OTHER ASSOCIATE OF A SCHOOL DISTRICT TO BE THE SCHOOL DISTRICT FOR BONDING PURPOSES WHEN THE SUCCESSOR, TRANSFEREE, OR ASSOCIATE UNDERTAKES ALL OR A PORTION OF THE OPERATION OR ASSUMES ALL OR A PORTION OF A DUTY OF THE SCHOOL DISTRICT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3889 -- Reps. Dantzler, Rhoad, Altman, Bailey, Coates, Gourdine, Hinson, Merrill, Ott, Perry, Quinn, Scarborough, Taylor, Trotter, Umphlett, Snow, Frye and Koon: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 69, TITLE 40, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE PRACTICE OF VETERINARY MEDICINE, SO AS TO CONFORM THE CHAPTER TO THE STATUTORY ORGANIZATIONAL FRAMEWORK OF CHAPTER 1, TITLE 40 FOR BOARDS UNDER THE ADMINISTRATION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING AND REGULATION AND TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THE LICENSURE AND REGULATION OF THE STATE BOARD OF VETERINARY MEDICINE INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, REVISING PROCEDURES FOR CONDUCTING HEARINGS, REQUIRING DISCIPLINARY PROCEEDINGS TO BE OPEN TO THE PUBLIC AND TO PROVIDE EXCEPTIONS, PROVIDING FOR LICENSURE BY ENDORSEMENT, AUTHORIZING STUDENT PRECEPTOR PROGRAMS, AND ESTABLISHING CERTAIN STANDARDS FOR EMERGENCY CARE FACILITIES AND MOBILE CARE REQUIREMENTS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Senate Amendments Amended
Returned by Senate With Amendment

H. 3890 -- Reps. Walker, Clyburn, Bailey, Battle, Ceips, Chellis, Clark, Cobb-Hunter, Freeman, Gilham, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, J. Hines, Hosey, Koon, Littlejohn, Lourie, Mahaffey, McLeod, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, Neilson, Phillips, Rhoad, Rivers, Taylor, Toole and Vaughn: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 59-19-90, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO GENERAL POWERS AND DUTIES OF SCHOOL TRUSTEES, SO AS TO AUTHORIZE LOCAL BOARDS OF TRUSTEES TO SET THE ANNUAL CALENDAR FOR THE SCHOOL DISTRICT UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS AND REQUIREMENTS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3891 -- Reps. Quinn, Herbkersman, Altman, Anthony, Bailey, Bingham, G. Brown, J. Brown, Cato, Clemmons, Cobb-Hunter, Duncan, Edge, Gilham, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, J. Hines, Lee, Littlejohn, Lucas, Mahaffey, McGee, Merrill, Parks, M.A. Pitts, Scarborough, F.N. Smith, J.E. Smith, Talley, Toole, Umphlett, Viers, Young and Pinson: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 6 TO CHAPTER 47, TITLE 40 SO AS TO ENACT THE ACUPUNCTURE ACT OF SOUTH CAROLINA TO ESTABLISH THE ACUPUNCTURE ADVISORY COMMITTEE TO BE APPOINTED BY THE BOARD OF MEDICAL EXAMINERS AND TO PROVIDE FOR ITS POWERS AND DUTIES; TO ESTABLISH REQUIREMENTS FOR LICENSURE AND LICENSURE RENEWAL AS AN ACUPUNCTURIST, AN AURICULAR THERAPIST, AND AN AURICULAR DETOXIFICATION THERAPIST AND TO ESTABLISH LICENSURE AND RENEWAL FEES; TO AUTHORIZE TEMPORARY LICENSURE OF CERTAIN INDIVIDUALS CURRENTLY PRACTICING UNTIL AN INDIVIDUAL SATISFIES THE LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS OF THIS ARTICLE; TO ESTABLISH CRITERIA FOR THE LICENSURE OF OTHER ACUPUNCTURISTS CURRENTLY PRACTICING; TO PROHIBIT PRACTICING AS AN ACUPUNCTURIST, AN AURICULAR THERAPIST, OR AN AURICULAR DETOXIFICATION THERAPIST WITHOUT BEING LICENSED AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES; TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THE REGULATION OF THESE PROFESSIONALS; AND TO REPEAL SECTION 12-21-2870 RELATING TO UNSTAMPED OR UNTAXED GOODS BEING CONTRABAND AND SUBJECT TO CONFISCATION; TO REPEAL SECTIONS 40-47-70 AND 40-47-75 RELATING TO AUTHORIZATION FOR THE PRACTICE OF ACUPUNCTURE, AND SECTION 44-9-30 RELATING TO THE CREATION OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA MENTAL HEALTH COMMISSION.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Proposed Amended
Proposed Amended
Point of Order

H. 3892 -- 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 2003 JEAN LANEY HARRIS FOLK HERITAGE AWARDS AND THE MEMBERS OF THE 2003 JEAN LANEY HARRIS FOLK HERITAGE AWARDS ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON WEDNESDAY, APRIL 23, 2003, 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. 3893 -- Reps. Taylor and Duncan: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE CONGRATULATIONS OF THE MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO COACH ED PRESCOTT OF LAURENS ON HIS NUMEROUS ACCOMPLISHMENTS DURING HIS BASEBALL COACHING CAREER, INCLUDING MOST RECENTLY CAPTURING HIS 400TH CAREER WIN.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3894 -- Reps. Jennings and Neilson: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION INVITING THE WINNERS OF THE 2003 JEAN LANEY HARRIS FOLK HERITAGE AWARDS AND THE MEMBERS OF THE 2003 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 23, 2003, 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 2003 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. 3895 -- Reps. Weeks, G.M. Smith, Allen, Altman, Anthony, Bailey, Bales, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Branham, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chellis, Clark, Clemmons, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Emory, Freeman, Frye, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Hagood, Hamilton, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jennings, Keegan, Kennedy, Kirsh, Koon, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Richardson, Rivers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sheheen, Simrill, Sinclair, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Snow, Stewart, Stille, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Umphlett, Vaughn, Viers, Walker, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Wilkins, Witherspoon and Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE APPRECIATION OF THE MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA TO CRESTWOOD HIGH SCHOOL SENIOR MADISON SCRIVEN OF SUMTER FOR HIS DEDICATION TO HELPING OTHERS AND TO CONGRATULATE HIM ON RECEIVING THE SALVATION ARMY BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB YOUTH OF THE YEAR AWARD FOR NORTH AND SOUTH CAROLINA, ALLOWING HIM TO COMPETE FOR THE BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB OF AMERICA YOUTH OF THE YEAR AWARD.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3896 -- Reps. Weeks and G.M. Smith: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE CONGRATULATIONS OF THE MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO DR. J. FRANK BAKER OF SUMTER ON RECEIVING THE AWARD OF ADMINISTRATOR OF THE YEAR ON MARCH 22, 2003.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3897 -- Rep. G. Brown: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE LEE CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL "LADY STALLIONS" GIRLS BASKETBALL TEAM, ITS COACHING STAFF, AND OTHER SCHOOL OFFICIALS AT A DATE AND TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF BEING RECOGNIZED FOR WINNING THE 2003 CLASS AA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3898 -- Rep. G. Brown: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE THE LEE CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL "LADY STALLIONS" GIRLS BASKETBALL TEAM ON WINNING THE CLASS AA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP FOR THE THIRD CONSECUTIVE SEASON, TO COMMEND THEM FOR THE HARD WORK, COMPETITIVE SPIRIT, AND TEAMWORK IT TOOK TO BECOME A CHAMPIONSHIP TEAM, AND TO WISH THEM EVERY SUCCESS IN THEIR ACADEMIC AND ATHLETIC CAREERS AND IN ALL OF THEIR FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3899 -- Reps. Harrell, Wilkins, Altman, Bailey, Bales, Battle, Bingham, Cato, Ceips, Clark, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Duncan, Edge, Gilham, Harrison, Haskins, Herbkersman, Jennings, Keegan, Leach, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Loftis, E.H. Pitts, Cobb-Hunter, Mahaffey, McCraw, J.H. Neal, Mack, Perry, Howard, Quinn, Rhoad, Rutherford, Lourie, Rice, Neilson, Sandifer, Miller, Skelton, Bowers, D.C. Smith, Ott, J.E. Smith, Owens, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Whipper, Snow, Stewart, Talley, Thompson, Tripp, Trotter, Umphlett, Vaughn, White, Whitmire and Witherspoon: A BILL TO ENACT THE SOUTH CAROLINA RESEARCH UNIVERSITY RESTRUCTURING AND INFRASTRUCTURE ACT OF 2003; TO AMEND SECTIONS 59-103-5, 59-103-10, AS AMENDED, 59-103-15, AS AMENDED, 59-103-20, AS AMENDED, 59-103-25, 59-103-30, 59-103-35, AS AMENDED, 59-103-36, 59-103-40, 59-103-45, AS AMENDED, 59-103-60, AS AMENDED, 59-103-65, 59-103-70, 59-103-90, AS AMENDED, 59-103-130, 59-103-140, 59-103-150, 59-103-160, 59-103-165, 59-103-170, 59-103-180, 59-103-190, 59-103-195, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, ALL RELATING TO THE STATE COMMISSION ON HIGHER EDUCATION, SO AS TO DEFINE CERTAIN TERMS, CHANGE THE COMPOSITION OF THE COMMISSION TO DELETE REPRESENTATIVES OF THE RESEARCH UNIVERSITIES FROM THE COMMISSION, PROVIDE WHEN RESEARCH UNIVERSITIES ARE SUBJECT TO THE PROVISIONS OF THIS CHAPTER, AND MAKE OTHER TECHNICAL CHANGES; BY ADDING SECTION 59-103-210, SO AS TO EXEMPT RESEARCH UNIVERSITIES FROM THE PROVISIONS OF CHAPTER 103, TITLE 59 AND THE COUNCIL OF THE COMMISSION ON HIGHER EDUCATION UNLESS EXPRESSLY STATED IN THE CHAPTER; BY ADDING SECTION 59-103-220 SO AS TO DIRECT THE COMMISSION ON HIGHER EDUCATION, THE RESEARCH OVERSIGHT COUNCIL, PUBLIC AND PRIVATE INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER LEARNING, AND RESEARCH UNIVERSITIES TO WORK TOGETHER TO IMPROVE SERVICE AND EDUCATION; BY ADDING CHAPTER 155 TO TITLE 59 SO AS TO CREATE THE SOUTH CAROLINA RESEARCH OVERSIGHT COUNCIL, DEFINE CERTAIN TERMS, PROVIDE FOR THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE COUNCIL, SET FORTH THE COUNCIL'S MISSION, GOALS, POWERS, DUTIES, AND RESPONSIBILITIES, PROVIDE FOR THE COUNCIL'S COLLECTION OF DATA AND THE MEASURE OF PERFORMANCE FOR RESEARCH UNIVERSITIES, PROVIDE FOR THE PREPARATION OF A BUDGET FOR RESEARCH UNIVERSITIES, SET FORTH THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE RESEARCH OVERSIGHT COUNCIL TO MAKE RECOMMENDATIONS REGARDING RESEARCH UNIVERSITIES, PROVIDE FUNDING FOR THE COUNCIL, PROVIDE AN EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR AND STAFF FOR THE COUNCIL, PROVIDE FOR THE CREATION OF COMMITTEES, PROVIDE FOR THE APPROVAL OF NEW FACILITIES WITH RESPECT TO RESEARCH UNIVERSITIES, PROVIDE FOR EXPENDITURE OF NONSTATE FUNDS AND THE USE OF FEE WAIVERS, PROVIDE RESEARCH GRANT POSITIONS PURSUANT TO CERTAIN CONDITIONS AND CERTAIN FUNDING SOURCES; TO AMEND SECTION 2-75-10 AND SECTION 2-75-70, BOTH RELATING TO THE RESEARCH CENTERS OF EXCELLENCE REVIEW BOARD, SO AS TO CONFORM ACTIVITIES OF THE RESEARCH CENTERS OF EXCELLENCE REVIEW BOARD WITH THE DUTIES AND POWERS OF THE RESEARCH OVERSIGHT COUNCIL; TO AMEND SECTION 11-35-710, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO EXEMPTIONS FROM THE PROCUREMENT CODE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT CONSTRUCTION OF A FACILITY ON LAND OWNED OR OCCUPIED BY A RESEARCH UNIVERSITY IS EXEMPT FROM THE PROCUREMENT CODE PROVIDED CERTAIN CONDITIONS ARE MET; TO AMEND SECTIONS 59-118-30, AS AMENDED, 59-118-60, 59-118-70, 59-118-80, 59-118-90, 59-118-100, ALL RELATING TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA ACADEMIC ENDOWMENT ACT, AND TO ADD SECTIONS 59-118-75, 59-118-95, AND 59-118-105 SO AS TO DEFINE "RESEARCH UNIVERSITY" AND PROVIDE THAT THE PORTION OF STATE MATCHING FUNDS THAT ARE CURRENTLY AVAILABLE TO RESEARCH UNIVERSITIES WILL BE ADMINISTERED BY THE RESEARCH OVERSIGHT COUNCIL; BY ADDING CHAPTER 51 TO TITLE 11 SO AS TO ENACT THE STATE GENERAL OBLIGATION ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND RESEARCH UNIVERSITY BOND ACT, DEFINE CERTAIN TERMS, PROVIDE FOR THE ISSUANCE AND SALE OF BONDS PURSUANT TO CERTAIN CONDITIONS, PROVIDE FOR NOTIFICATION TO THE JOINT BOND REVIEW COMMITTEE AND THE STATE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD, PROVIDE FOR EXPIRATION OF THE RIGHT TO ISSUE BONDS, PROVIDE FOR AN AUTHORIZING RESOLUTION TO ISSUE THE BONDS, PROVIDE FOR MATURITY OF THE BONDS, PROVIDE FOR TAX EXEMPT STATUS OF THE BONDS, PROVIDE FOR PAYMENT OF PRINCIPAL AND INTEREST ON THE BONDS, PROVIDE FOR PURCHASE OF BONDS, PROVIDE FOR EXPENDITURE OF PROCEEDS OF THE BONDS; AND TO REPEAL CHAPTER 41 OF TITLE 11 RELATING TO THE STATE GENERAL OBLIGATION ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT BOND ACT.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor removed
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Amended
Amended
Amended
Proposed Amended
Proposed Amended
Proposed Amended
Proposed Amended
Proposed Amended
Request for Debate
Point of Order

H. 3900 -- Reps. Harrell, Wilkins, Cato, Keegan, Cooper, Loftis, Altman, Ceips, Clark, Clemmons, Dantzler, Duncan, Haskins, Herbkersman, Hinson, Huggins, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Cobb-Hunter, Mahaffey, Perry, E.H. Pitts, Mack, M.A. Pitts, Richardson, J.H. Neal, Howard, Sandifer, Bales, Simrill, Neilson, Skelton, Owens, J.R. Smith, Snow, Talley, Bailey, Trotter, Umphlett, White, Thompson, Whitmire, Whipper, Witherspoon and Young: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING CHAPTER 45 TO TITLE 11 SO AS TO ENACT THE "VENTURE CAPITAL INVESTMENT ACT OF SOUTH CAROLINA" TO PROVIDE FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A FUND SEPARATE AND DISTINCT FROM THE STATE GENERAL FUND IN THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE KNOWN AS THE VENTURE CAPITAL FUND, TO PROVIDE FOR THE MANAGEMENT OF THIS SPECIAL FUND, TO PROVIDE FOR MONIES TO BE OBTAINED BY THE FUND FOR ITS STATED PURPOSES THROUGH LOANS MADE BY CERTAIN LENDERS, TO PROVIDE FOR REPAYMENTS TO LENDERS, AND TO PROVIDE THAT LENDERS SHALL RECEIVE TAX CREDITS WHICH MAY BE USED AS A CONTINGENT RESOURCE TO MEET PRINCIPAL AND INTEREST PAYMENTS WHEN DUE, TO PROVIDE FOR THE MANNER IN WHICH AND CONDITIONS UNDER WHICH INVESTMENTS FROM THE FUND MAY BE MADE IN VENTURE CAPITAL INVESTMENTS FOR THE BENEFIT OF THIS STATE; TO ESTABLISH THE SOUTH CAROLINA TECHNOLOGY INNOVATION FUND UNDER THE ADMINISTRATION OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE VENTURE CAPITAL FUND AND PROVIDE FOR ITS USES, AND TO PROVIDE THAT ON THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS ACT, THE ASSETS AND LIABILITIES OF THE PALMETTO SEED CAPITAL FUND LIMITED PARTNERSHIP, AS ESTABLISHED IN CHAPTER 44, TITLE 41 OF THE 1976 CODE, ARE TRANSFERRED TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA TECHNOLOGY INNOVATION FUND WITHIN THE SOUTH CAROLINA VENTURE CAPITAL FUND; AND TO REPEAL CHAPTER 44, TITLE 41 RELATING TO THE PALMETTO SEED CAPITAL FUND LIMITED PARTNERSHIP.
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
Amended
Amended
Proposed Amended
Request for Debate
Point of Order

H. 3901 -- Reps. Thompson, Cato, Martin, Trotter and White: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 40-29-200, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO MANUFACTURED HOUSING LICENSES, SO AS TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THE LICENSURE EXCEPTION FOR REAL ESTATE BROKERS AND SALESMEN.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading

H. 3902 -- Reps. Witherspoon, Duncan, M.A. Pitts, Taylor and Umphlett: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 23-1-212, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE ENFORCEMENT OF STATE CRIMINAL LAWS BY FEDERAL LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS, SO AS TO REVISE THE DEFINITION OF "FEDERAL LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER" TO INCLUDE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE FOREST SERVICE LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS AND SPECIAL AGENTS, UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF INTERIOR FISH AND WILDLIFE SPECIAL AGENTS, AND UNITED STATES NATIONAL MARINE FISHERIES SPECIAL AGENTS.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Debate Adjourned
Other proceedings
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 3903 -- Reps. Limehouse, Rutherford, Vaughn, Whipper, Scott, J. Brown, Cato, Hagood, Haskins, Leach, Sheheen, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith and Tripp: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 7 TO CHAPTER 10, TITLE 4 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 removed
Co-Sponsor removed
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Amended
Proposed Amended
Debate Adjourned
Request for Debate
Reconsidered
Point of Order
Point of Order
Point of Order
Rejected

H. 3904 -- Reps. Tripp, Allen, Altman, Anthony, Bailey, Bales, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Branham, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chellis, Clark, Clemmons, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Emory, Freeman, Frye, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Hagood, Hamilton, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jennings, Keegan, Kennedy, Kirsh, Koon, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Richardson, Rivers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sheheen, Simrill, Sinclair, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Snow, Stewart, Stille, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Townsend, Trotter, Umphlett, Vaughn, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Wilkins, Witherspoon and Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO MEMORIALIZE THE CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES TO CONTINUE TO ALLOW THE STATES TO REGULATE INSURANCE COMPANIES, AND TO OPPOSE ANY PROPOSAL TO ESTABLISH EITHER A FEDERAL OR A BIFURCATED SYSTEM OF INSURANCE REGULATION OR TO CEDE AUTHORITY TO FEDERAL AGENCIES TO REGULATE FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS INVOLVED IN THE BUSINESS OF INSURANCE.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Debate Adjourned
Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3905 -- Rep. Lourie: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE DEEP APPRECIATION OF THE MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO THE BOYS AND GIRLS CLUBS OF SOUTH CAROLINA FOR THEIR UNWAVERING DEDICATION TO THE YOUNG PEOPLE OF THIS STATE AND FOR THEIR OUTSTANDING IMPACT ON OUR COMMUNITIES ON THE OCCASION OF THE "YOUTH OF THE YEAR CELEBRATION" APRIL 10 AND 11, 2003.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3906 -- Rep. Keegan: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 4-3-311 SO AS TO ALTER THE COUNTY LINES OF HORRY AND GEORGETOWN COUNTIES BY ANNEXING A CERTAIN PORTION OF GEORGETOWN TO HORRY COUNTY AND TO MAKE PROVISIONS FOR LEGAL RECORDS.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Ratified

H. 3907 -- Reps. Barfield, Clemmons, Edge, Keegan and Viers: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO RENAME CONWAY PERIMETER ROAD WHICH CONNECTS UNITED STATES HIGHWAY 501 IN CONWAY WITH UNITED STATES HIGHWAY 378 "BILLY JORDAN BOULEVARD" AND TO INSTALL APPROPRIATE MARKERS OR SIGNS ALONG THIS ROAD CONTAINING THE WORDS "BILLY JORDAN BOULEVARD".
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Adopted

H. 3908 -- Reps. Barfield, Cato, Clemmons, Keegan, Viers, Wilkins and Witherspoon: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND THE REPUBLIC OF CHINA (TAIWAN) FOR ITS CONTRIBUTIONS TO PROMOTE WORLD PEACE, FREEDOM, AND HUMAN RIGHTS, AND FOR SUPPORTING ITS EFFORTS TOWARD THE PEACE AND STABILITY OF THE ASIAN PACIFIC REGION.
Introduced
Debate Adjourned
Reconsidered
Adopted
Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3909 -- Reps. Lucas and Cotty: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 4 TO CHAPTER 19, TITLE 56 SO AS TO PROVIDE A UNIFORM PROCEDURE TO RETIRE THE TITLE CERTIFICATE TO CERTAIN MANUFACTURED HOMES AFFIXED TO REAL PROPERTY AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE CREATION OF A PROCEDURE BY WHICH A MANUFACTURED HOME AFFIXED TO REAL PROPERTY MAY BE SUBJECT TO A MORTGAGE ON THE REAL PROPERTY TO WHICH THE MANUFACTURED HOME IS AFFIXED.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Senate Amendments Amended
Point of Order
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Message from Senate
Message from Senate
Ratified

H. 3910 -- Rep. G. Brown: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE PROFOUND SORROW OF THE MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES UPON THE DEATH OF BESSIE HOOKS DAVIS OF BISHOPVILLE ON THURSDAY, MARCH 20, 2003, AND TO CONVEY DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO HER LOVING FAMILY AND MANY FRIENDS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3911 -- Reps. J.E. Smith, Allen, Altman, Anthony, Bailey, Bales, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Branham, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chellis, Clark, Clemmons, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Emory, Freeman, Frye, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Hagood, Hamilton, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jennings, Keegan, Kennedy, Kirsh, Koon, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Richardson, Rivers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sheheen, Simrill, Sinclair, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Snow, Stewart, Stille, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Umphlett, Vaughn, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Wilkins, Witherspoon and Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE APRIL AS CHILD ABUSE PREVENTION MONTH.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3912 -- Rep. Lourie: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE MR. CHARLES T. COLE, JR.OF COLUMBIA FOR HIS COMMITMENT TO IMPROVING THE CITY OF COLUMBIA AND THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA AND TO EXTEND THE CONGRATULATIONS OF THE MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO MR. COLE ON BEING NAMED THE 2003 AMBASSADOR OF THE YEAR.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3913 -- Rep. Lourie: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE SINCERE GRATITUDE OF THE MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO MR. J. C. ROWE OF FOREST ACRES FOR HIS MANY YEARS OF SERVICE TO HIS LOCAL COMMUNITY AND THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, UPON RETIRING FROM HIS CURRENT POSITION AS MAYOR OF FOREST ACRES ON JUNE 30, 2003, AND TO WISH HIM MANY YEARS OF CONTINUED HAPPINESS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3914 -- Reps. Vaughn, Allen, Battle, Branham, Cato, Clyburn, Cooper, Gilham, Hamilton, Haskins, Herbkersman, J. Hines, Keegan, Leach, Littlejohn, Loftis, Mahaffey, Moody-Lawrence, Owens, Rice, Richardson, Sinclair, F.N. Smith, J.R. Smith, Taylor, Tripp, Wilkins and Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO SUPPORT ACTIVITIES OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL IN THE ESTABLISHMENT AND IMPLEMENTATION OF THE STATE'S EARLY ACTION APPROACH FOR COMPLYING WITH THE NEW OZONE STANDARD MANDATED BY THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT THROUGH THE FEDERAL ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY; TO ESTABLISH DATES AND MILESTONES FOR PLAN IMPLEMENTATION; AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF AN INTERGOVERNMENTAL WORKGROUP FOR THE PURPOSE OF PROMOTING BEHAVIORS AND POLICIES TO REDUCE AIR POLLUTION THROUGHOUT THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Amended
Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3915 -- Reps. Sinclair, Bales, Rivers, Littlejohn, Mahaffey, W.D. Smith and Walker: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 62-1-308, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO APPEALS FROM THE PROBATE COURT, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE COURT OF APPEALS MUST HEAR APPEALS DIRECTLY FROM THE PROBATE COURT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3916 -- Rep. Sinclair: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 20-7-420, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO EXCLUSIVE JURISDICTION OF THE FAMILY COURT, SO AS TO DELETE EXCLUSIVE JURISDICTION TO HEAR AND DETERMINE ACTIONS AS TO THE VALIDITY OF MARRIAGES AND THE PATERNITY OF AN INDIVIDUAL, AND TO PROVIDE FOR CONCURRENT JURISDICTION WITH THE FAMILY COURT AND THE PROBATE COURT IN THOSE ACTIONS; AND TO AMEND SECTION 62-1-302, RELATING TO SUBJECT MATTER JURISDICTION IN THE PROBATE COURT, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR JURISDICTION TO HEAR AND DETERMINE MATTERS OF VALIDITY OF MARRIAGES AND OF PATERNITY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3917 -- Reps. Littlejohn, Cotty, Moody-Lawrence, Altman, Anthony, Bailey, Cobb-Hunter, J. Hines, Koon, Leach, Limehouse, Mack, Mahaffey, Martin, Snow, Stille and Witherspoon: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 56-5-75 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR A TEN DOLLAR SURCHARGE ON CERTAIN TRAFFIC VIOLATIONS DESIGNATED AS AGGRESSIVE DRIVING OFFENSES, TO PROVIDE FOR THE MANNER IN WHICH THE REVENUE GENERATED BY THIS SURCHARGE MUST BE USED INCLUDING FOR DEPOSIT IN SOUTH CAROLINA BRAIN INJURY TRUST FUND HEREIN ESTABLISHED, TO ALSO ESTABLISH A BRAIN INJURY TRUST FUND BOARD TO ADMINISTER THE FUND, AND TO PROVIDE THE PROCEDURES AND REQUIREMENTS FOR DISBURSEMENTS FROM THE FUND.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3918 -- Reps. Kirsh and Witherspoon: 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 44-56-410, RELATING TO THE DEFINITION OF TERMS CONTAINED IN THE PROVISIONS THAT REGULATE THE DRYCLEANING FACILITY RESTORATION TRUST FUND, SO AS TO PROVIDE DEFINITIONS FOR THE TERMS "HALOGENATED DRYCLEANING FLUID", "NONHALOGENATED CLEANER", AND "NONAQUEOUS SOLVENT", AND TO REVISE THE DEFINITION OF "DRYCLEANING SOLVENTS"; TO AMEND SECTION 44-56-420, RELATING TO THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE DRYCLEANING FACILITY RESTORATION TRUST FUND, SO AS TO REVISE CERTAIN PROVISIONS THAT RESTRICT THE USE OF REVENUES CONTAINED IN THE FUND; 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 44-56-440, RELATING TO THE MORATORIUM ESTABLISHED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL ON CERTAIN ADMINISTRATIVE AND JUDICIAL ACTIONS, SO AS TO REVISE CONDITIONS UPON WHICH DRYCLEANING FACILITIES AND WHOLESALE SUPPLY FACILITIES ARE COVERED BY THE MORATORIUM; TO AMEND SECTION 44-56-450, RELATING TO THE REPORTING OF DISCHARGED DRYCLEANING SOLVENTS THAT CAUSE CONTAMINATION, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE SHALL IDENTIFY AND NOTIFY OWNERS, OPERATORS, AND PERSONS OF DRYCLEANING AND WHOLESALE SUPPLY FACILITIES THAT THEY MUST REGISTER WITH THE DEPARTMENT; TO AMEND SSECTION 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 DELETE THE PROVISION THAT REQUIRES CERTAIN PERSONS WHO OWN OR OPERATE A DRYCLEANING FACILITY TO OBTAIN CERTIFICATION FROM A NATIONALLY RECOGNIZED DRYCLEANING INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION, AND TO REVISE CERTAIN DATES THAT RELATE TO WHEN A FACILITY MUST INSTALL CERTAIN CONTAINMENT STRUCTURES AROUND CERTAIN EQUIPMENT; TO AMEND SECTION 44-56-480, RELATING TO THE SURCHARGE ON PERCHLOROETHYLENE (TETRACHLOROETHYLENE) AND STODDARD SOLVENT, SO AS TO REVISE TYPES OF SOLVENTS AND FACILITIES THE SURCHARGE RELATES TO, TO REVISE THE FINE FOR A VIOLATION OF THIS PROVISION, TO ALLOW A SOLVENT DEALER TO PASS THE COST OF THE SURCHARGE TO OTHER PERSONS, AND 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 PPLACE A DRYCLEANING FACILITY UNDER THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 4, CHAPTER 56 OF TITLE 44, SO AS TO REVISE THE TYPE OF SOLVENTS THAT THIS PROVISION DOES AND DOES NOT APPLY TO, AND 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. 3899 -- Reps. Harrell, Wilkins, Altman, Bailey, Bales, Battle, Bingham, Cato, Ceips, Clark, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Duncan, Edge, Gilham, Harrison, Haskins, Herbkersman, Jennings, Keegan, Leach, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Loftis, E.H. Pitts, Cobb-Hunter, Mahaffey, McCraw, J.H. Neal, Mack, Perry, Howard, Quinn, Rhoad, Rutherford, Lourie, Rice, Neilson, Sandifer, Miller, Skelton, Bowers, D.C. Smith, Ott, J.E. Smith, Owens, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Whipper, Snow, Stewart, Talley, Thompson, Tripp, Trotter, Umphlett, Vaughn, White, Whitmire and Witherspoon: A BILL TO ENACT THE SOUTH CAROLINA RESEARCH UNIVERSITY RESTRUCTURING AND INFRASTRUCTURE ACT OF 2003; TO AMEND SECTIONS 59-103-5, 59-103-10, AS AMENDED, 59-103-15, AS AMENDED, 59-103-20, AS AMENDED, 59-103-25, 59-103-30, 59-103-35, AS AMENDED, 59-103-36, 59-103-40, 59-103-45, AS AMENDED, 59-103-60, AS AMENDED, 59-103-65, 59-103-70, 59-103-90, AS AMENDED, 59-103-130, 59-103-140, 59-103-150, 59-103-160, 59-103-165, 59-103-170, 59-103-180, 59-103-190, 59-103-195, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, ALL RELATING TO THE STATE COMMISSION ON HIGHER EDUCATION, SO AS TO DEFINE CERTAIN TERMS, CHANGE THE COMPOSITION OF THE COMMISSION TO DELETE REPRESENTATIVES OF THE RESEARCH UNIVERSITIES FROM THE COMMISSION, PROVIDE WHEN RESEARCH UNIVERSITIES ARE SUBJECT TO THE PROVISIONS OF THIS CHAPTER, AND MAKE OTHER TECHNICAL CHANGES; BY ADDING SECTION 59-103-210, SO AS TO EXEMPT RESEARCH UNIVERSITIES FROM THE PROVISIONS OF CHAPTER 103, TITLE 59 AND THE COUNCIL OF THE COMMISSION ON HIGHER EDUCATION UNLESS EXPRESSLY STATED IN THE CHAPTER; BY ADDING SECTION 59-103-220 SO AS TO DIRECT THE COMMISSION ON HIGHER EDUCATION, THE RESEARCH OVERSIGHT COUNCIL, PUBLIC AND PRIVATE INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER LEARNING, AND RESEARCH UNIVERSITIES TO WORK TOGETHER TO IMPROVE SERVICE AND EDUCATION; BY ADDING CHAPTER 155 TO TITLE 59 SO AS TO CREATE THE SOUTH CAROLINA RESEARCH OVERSIGHT COUNCIL, DEFINE CERTAIN TERMS, PROVIDE FOR THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE COUNCIL, SET FORTH THE COUNCIL'S MISSION, GOALS, POWERS, DUTIES, AND RESPONSIBILITIES, PROVIDE FOR THE COUNCIL'S COLLECTION OF DATA AND THE MEASURE OF PERFORMANCE FOR RESEARCH UNIVERSITIES, PROVIDE FOR THE PREPARATION OF A BUDGET FOR RESEARCH UNIVERSITIES, SET FORTH THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE RESEARCH OVERSIGHT COUNCIL TO MAKE RECOMMENDATIONS REGARDING RESEARCH UNIVERSITIES, PROVIDE FUNDING FOR THE COUNCIL, PROVIDE AN EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR AND STAFF FOR THE COUNCIL, PROVIDE FOR THE CREATION OF COMMITTEES, PROVIDE FOR THE APPROVAL OF NEW FACILITIES WITH RESPECT TO RESEARCH UNIVERSITIES, PROVIDE FOR EXPENDITURE OF NONSTATE FUNDS AND THE USE OF FEE WAIVERS, PROVIDE RESEARCH GRANT POSITIONS PURSUANT TO CERTAIN CONDITIONS AND CERTAIN FUNDING SOURCES; TO AMEND SECTION 2-75-10 AND SECTION 2-75-70, BOTH RELATING TO THE RESEARCH CENTERS OF EXCELLENCE REVIEW BOARD, SO AS TO CONFORM ACTIVITIES OF THE RESEARCH CENTERS OF EXCELLENCE REVIEW BOARD WITH THE DUTIES AND POWERS OF THE RESEARCH OVERSIGHT COUNCIL; TO AMEND SECTION 11-35-710, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO EXEMPTIONS FROM THE PROCUREMENT CODE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT CONSTRUCTION OF A FACILITY ON LAND OWNED OR OCCUPIED BY A RESEARCH UNIVERSITY IS EXEMPT FROM THE PROCUREMENT CODE PROVIDED CERTAIN CONDITIONS ARE MET; TO AMEND SECTIONS 59-118-30, AS AMENDED, 59-118-60, 59-118-70, 59-118-80, 59-118-90, 59-118-100, ALL RELATING TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA ACADEMIC ENDOWMENT ACT, AND TO ADD SECTIONS 59-118-75, 59-118-95, AND 59-118-105 SO AS TO DEFINE "RESEARCH UNIVERSITY" AND PROVIDE THAT THE PORTION OF STATE MATCHING FUNDS THAT ARE CURRENTLY AVAILABLE TO RESEARCH UNIVERSITIES WILL BE ADMINISTERED BY THE RESEARCH OVERSIGHT COUNCIL; BY ADDING CHAPTER 51 TO TITLE 11 SO AS TO ENACT THE STATE GENERAL OBLIGATION ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND RESEARCH UNIVERSITY BOND ACT, DEFINE CERTAIN TERMS, PROVIDE FOR THE ISSUANCE AND SALE OF BONDS PURSUANT TO CERTAIN CONDITIONS, PROVIDE FOR NOTIFICATION TO THE JOINT BOND REVIEW COMMITTEE AND THE STATE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD, PROVIDE FOR EXPIRATION OF THE RIGHT TO ISSUE BONDS, PROVIDE FOR AN AUTHORIZING RESOLUTION TO ISSUE THE BONDS, PROVIDE FOR MATURITY OF THE BONDS, PROVIDE FOR TAX EXEMPT STATUS OF THE BONDS, PROVIDE FOR PAYMENT OF PRINCIPAL AND INTEREST ON THE BONDS, PROVIDE FOR PURCHASE OF BONDS, PROVIDE FOR EXPENDITURE OF PROCEEDS OF THE BONDS; AND TO REPEAL CHAPTER 41 OF TITLE 11 RELATING TO THE STATE GENERAL OBLIGATION ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT BOND ACT.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Amended
Amended
Point of Order

H. 3920 -- Reps. J.R. Smith, Stewart, D.C. Smith and Clyburn: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE SILVER BLUFF HIGH SCHOOL BOYS' BASKETBALL TEAM, ITS COACHING STAFF, AND OTHER SCHOOL OFFICIALS AT A DATE AND TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF BEING RECOGNIZED FOR WINNING THE 2003 CLASS AA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3921 -- Reps. J.R. Smith, Stewart, Clyburn and D.C. Smith: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE THE SILVER BLUFF HIGH SCHOOL BULLDOGS BOYS' BASKETBALL TEAM ON WINNING ITS FIRST CLASS AA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP, COMMEND THE PLAYERS, COACHES, AND STAFF FOR THEIR HARD WORK AND DEDICATION, AND WISH THEM EVERY SUCCESS IN THEIR FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3922 -- Reps. Owens, Skelton, Trotter and Rice: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO DECLARE THE WEEK OF APRIL 27 - MAY 4, 2003, AS NATIONAL SOIL AND WATER STEWARDSHIP WEEK IN SOUTH CAROLINA AND TO COMMEND THE SOUTH CAROLINA ASSOCIATION OF CONSERVATION DISTRICTS FOR PROMOTING WISE AND RESPONSIBLE STEWARDSHIP OF OUR SOIL AND WATER.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3923 -- Reps. Govan, Allen, Breeland, J. Brown, R. Brown, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Gourdine, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hosey, Howard, Kennedy, Lee, Lloyd, Mack, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, Parks, Rutherford, Scott, F.N. Smith, Weeks, Whipper, Altman, Anthony, Bailey, Bales, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Branham, G. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chellis, Clark, Clemmons, Coates, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Emory, Freeman, Frye, Gilham, Hagood, Hamilton, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hinson, Huggins, Jennings, Keegan, Kirsh, Koon, Leach, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Mahaffey, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Richardson, Rivers, Sandifer, Scarborough, Sheheen, Simrill, Sinclair, Skelton, D.C. Smith, G.M. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Snow, Stewart, Stille, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Umphlett, Vaughn, Viers, Walker, White, Whitmire, Wilkins, Witherspoon and Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE RILEY B. "B.B." KING OF MEMPHIS, TENNESSEE, FOR HIS MANY CONTRIBUTIONS TO BLUES, TO COMMEND HIM FOR HIS LIFELONG DEDICATION TO HIS ART AND SHARING HIS MUSICAL GIFT WITH US ALL, AND TO WISH HIM EVERY SUCCESS IN ALL OF HIS FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3924 -- Rep. Quinn: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO NAME THE INTERCHANGE OF INTERSTATE 26 AND S. C. HIGHWAY NUMBER 27 AT EXIT 187 THE "ELLIS MACDOUGALL INTERCHANGE" IN HONOR OF THE LATE ELLIS CAMPBELL MACDOUGALL FOR HIS DEDICATION AND MANY CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE BETTERMENT OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND THE ADVANCEMENT OF PRISON REFORM AND INSTALL APPROPRIATE MARKERS OR SIGNS ON THE INTERCHANGE SO THAT AS THE PUBLIC PASSES THEY WILL REMEMBER MR. MACDOUGALL'S MANY CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3925 -- Reps. Witherspoon, Kirsh, Keegan, Miller, Battle, Walker, Altman, Barfield, Bingham, Chellis, Clemmons, Davenport, Delleney, Edge, Hagood, Herbkersman, Littlejohn, Mahaffey, McCraw, Merrill, Pinson, Richardson, Scarborough, Simrill, Sinclair, Skelton, Stille, Talley, Taylor, Toole, Trotter, Umphlett, Viers and Young: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 12-43-360 SO AS TO ALLOW THE GOVERNING BODY OF A COUNTY BY ORDINANCE TO REDUCE THE ASSESSMENT RATIO APPLICABLE TO GENERAL AVIATION AIRCRAFT SUBJECT TO PROPERTY TAX IN THE COUNTY TO AN AMOUNT NOT LESS THAN FOUR PERCENT OF THE FAIR-MARKET VALUE OF THE AIRCRAFT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3926 -- Reps. Limehouse, Howard, Sandifer, Koon, Harrell, Scarborough, J.E. Smith, Govan, Townsend, J.M. Neal, Cato, Rhoad, E.H. Pitts, Altman, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Breeland, Chellis, Clark, Clemmons, Dantzler, Edge, Emory, Freeman, Gourdine, Hamilton, Harrison, Haskins, Herbkersman, J. Hines, Jennings, Leach, Littlejohn, Mahaffey, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, Owens, Parks, M.A. Pitts, Rice, Richardson, Rivers, Rutherford, Simrill, Skelton, D.C. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Snow, Stewart, Talley, Toole, Tripp, Umphlett, Vaughn, Walker, Whitmire, Wilkins, Bales and Bailey: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 59-149-60, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DURATION OF LIFE SCHOLARSHIPS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A STUDENT RECEIVING A LIFE SCHOLARSHIP ON AND AFTER SEPTEMBER 11, 2001, WHO IS A MEMBER OF THE NATIONAL GUARD OR RESERVES AND WHO IS CALLED TO ACTIVE DUTY AFTER THIS DATE IN CONNECTION WITH THE CONFLICT IN IRAQ OR THE WAR ON TERRORISM SHALL HAVE ADDITIONAL SEMESTERS TO COMPLETE HIS ELIGIBILITY EQUAL TO THE SEMESTER HE WAS ACTIVATED PLUS ANY ADDITIONAL SEMESTERS OR PORTIONS OF SEMESTERS MISSED AS A RESULT OF THE ACTIVATION.
Introduced
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Senate Amendments Amended
Senate Amendments Amended
Other proceedings
Returned by Senate With Amendment

H. 3927 -- Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF CLEMSON UNIVERSITY, STATE CROP PEST COMMISSION, RELATING TO DESIGNATION OF PLANT PESTS, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 2790, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Ratified

H. 3928 -- Reps. Whitmire, M.A. Pitts, Taylor and Trotter: 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 46 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY MAY ISSUE "LAW ENFORCEMENT SUPPORTER" SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE DISTRIBUTION OF FEES COLLECTED FROM THE ISSUANCE OF THESE SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3929 -- Reps. Wilkins and Harrell: A BILL TO ENACT THE SOUTH CAROLINA LIFE SCIENCES ACT, BY DEFINING A LIFE SCIENCES FACILITY AND PROVIDING THAT A LIFE SCIENCES FACILITY PROJECT IN WHICH IS INVESTED AT LEAST ONE HUNDRED MILLION DOLLARS AND AT WHICH AT LEAST TWO HUNDRED NEW JOBS ARE CREATED WITH ANNUAL CASH COMPENSATION AT LEAST ONE HUNDRED FIFTY PERCENT OF AVERAGE PER CAPITA INCOME IN THIS STATE IS ELIGIBLE FOR EMPLOYEE RELOCATION EXPENSE REIMBURSEMENT AND THE WAIVER ALLOWED ON THE LIMIT FOR JOB DEVELOPMENT CREDITS FOR PURPOSES OF THE ENTERPRISE ZONE ACT OF 1995, TO ALLOW A TAXPAYER OPERATING A LIFE SCIENCES FACILITY TO ENTER INTO AN AGREEMENT WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE NOT TO EXCEED FIFTEEN YEARS DURATION FOR ALLOCATION AND APPORTIONMENT FOR PURPOSES OF CORPORATE INCOME TAX, TO AMEND SECTION 12-37-930, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE DEPRECIATION ALLOWANCE FOR PURPOSES OF THE PROPERTY TAX, SO AS TO INCREASE THE ANNUAL DEPRECIATION ALLOWANCE FOR USE OF CLEAN ROOMS FROM TEN TO FIFTEEN PERCENT AND TO PPROVIDE A TWENTY PERCENT ANNUAL DEPRECIATION ALLOWANCE FOR MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT USED FOR MANUFACTURING IN A LIFE SCIENCES FACILITY AND TO DEFINE "LIFE SCIENCES FACILITY", TO AMEND SECTIONS 11-41-20, 11-41-30, AND 11-41-70, RELATING TO THE STATE GENERAL OBLIGATION ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT BOND ACT, SO AS TO REVISE ITS FINDINGS, DEFINITIONS, AND NOTICE REQUIREMENTS TO ALLOW SUCH BONDS TO BE USED FOR INFRASTRUCTURE FOR A LIFE SCIENCES FACILITY IN A PROJECT IN WHICH IS INVESTED AT LEAST ONE HUNDRED MILLION DOLLARS AND AT WHICH AT LEAST TWO HUNDRED NEW JOBS ARE CREATED WITH AN ANNUAL CASH COMPENSATION AT LEAST TWICE PER CAPITA INCOME IN THE STATE AND PROVIDE THAT WHILE INFRASTRUCTURE PROVIDED BY THESE BONDS MUST RELATE SPECIFICALLY TO THE PROJECT SUCH INFRASTRUCTURE IS NOT REQUIRED TO BE LOCATED AT THE PROJECT, AND TO AMEND SECTION 11-41-120, RELATING TO FORMALITIES IN THE ISSUING OF THESE BONDS, SO AS TO REVISE THESE REQUIREMENTS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3930 -- Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO DISAPPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL, RELATING TO ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION FEES, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 2800, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Point of Order

H. 3931 -- Reps. Snow and Kennedy: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 50-11-2460, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO TRAPS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT CERTAIN BODY GRIPPING TRAPS MAY BE USED WITHOUT BAIT OR SCENTS FOR VERTICAL WATER SETS AND VERTICAL SLIDE SETS ONLY, TO REPEAL SECTIONS 50-11-2410, PROHIBITING THE USE OF CERTAIN TRAPS AND 50-11-2415, RELATING TO THE USE OF CERTAIN RUBBER PADDED STEEL FOOT-HOLD TRAPS TO CAPTURE FOX.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3932 -- Rep. Townsend: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 59-111-110, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO TUITION FOR CHILDREN OF FIREMEN, LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS, AND GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES DISABLED OR KILLED IN THE LINE OF DUTY, SO AS TO INCLUDE SPOUSES IN THE PERSONS ELIGIBLE FOR THE TUITION EXEMPTION AND TO INCLUDE SUMMER SEMESTERS IN THE FOUR YEARS THE PERSONS MAY RECEIVE THE TUITION EXEMPTION; TO AMEND SECTION 59-111-160, RELATING TO THE DEFINITION OF "TOTAL DISABILITY", SO AS TO INCLUDE SPOUSES IN THE APPLICATION OF THIS ARTICLE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3933 -- Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF CLEMSON UNIVERSITY, STATE CROP PEST COMMISSION, RELATING TO WITCHWEED QUARANTINE, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 2814, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Ratified

H. 3934 -- Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF CLEMSON UNIVERSITY, STATE CROP PEST COMMISSION, RELATING TO PLUM POX VIRUS QUARANTINE, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 2791, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Ratified

H. 3935 -- Rep. Davenport: A BILL TO AMEND ACT 172 OF 1969, AS AMENDED, AND ACT 190 OF 1995, BOTH RELATING TO THE NORTH SPARTANBURG AREA FIRE AND RESCUE DISTRICT, SO AS TO CHANGE ITS NAME TO THE NORTH SPARTANBURG AREA FIRE AND EMERGENCY SERVICES DISTRICT.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings

H. 3936 -- Rep. Freeman: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE PROFOUND SORROW OF THE MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES UPON LEARNING OF THE DEATH OF STAFF SERGEANT JASON C. HICKS, UNITED STATES AIR FORCE, OF JEFFERSON ON SUNDAY, MARCH 23, 2003, WHILE ON A MISSION OF MERCY DURING OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM IN AFGHANISTAN, AND TO CONVEY DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO HIS FAMILY AND MANY FRIENDS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3937 -- Reps. Pinson, Coates, Bingham, Delleney, Duncan, Gilham, Harrison, Haskins, Leach, Littlejohn, Loftis, M.A. Pitts, Quinn, Sandifer, Sinclair, Stille, Taylor, Toole, Tripp, Viers and Walker: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE DEEP DISAPPOINTMENT OF THE MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES REGARDING THE INSENSITIVITY OF THE ORGANIZERS OF THE THREE RIVERS MUSIC FESTIVAL TO REPEATED REQUESTS FROM CITY LEADERS, LEGISLATIVE LEADERS, CHURCH LEADERS, COMMUNITY LEADERS, FAMILY ADVOCATES, AND OTHERS TO WITHDRAW FROM FINAL EXECUTION OF THE CONTRACT WITH LUDACRIS, TO ENCOURAGE OFFICIALS OF THE THREE RIVERS MUSIC FESTIVAL TO RESPECT COMMUNITY STANDARDS AND VALUES IN CONTRACTING WITH ACTS FOR THE 2004 FESTIVAL AND FUTURE FESTIVALS, AND TO REQUEST THAT THE SOUTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF PARKS, RECREATION AND TOURISM AND THE SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATION LOTTERY MONITOR SPONSORSHIP SPENDING MORE CLOSELY AND REFUSE TO SPONSOR FUTURE EVENTS, PROGRAMS, AND FESTIVALS HOSTILE TO THE PERPETUATION OF A FAMILY-FRIENDLY CULTURE.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Recorded vote
Adopted

H. 3938 -- Reps. Scott, Bales, J. Brown, Cotty, Harrison, Howard, Lourie, J.H. Neal, Quinn, Rutherford and J.E. Smith: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO NAME THE I-77 INTERCHANGE IN THE KILLIAN COMMUNITY OF RICHLAND COUNTY IN HONOR OF THE LATE W. D. "SON" GRIMSLEY, A DISTINGUISHED COMMUNITY LEADER AND PUBLIC SERVANT, AND TO REQUEST THE DEPARTMENT TO INSTALL APPROPRIATE MARKERS OR SIGNS ON THE INTERCHANGE SO THAT AS THE PUBLIC PASSES THEY WILL REMEMBER MR. GRIMSLEY'S CONTRIBUTIONS TO HIS COMMUNITY, COUNTY, AND STATE.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3939 -- Reps. Sandifer, Bales, Barfield, Bingham, G. Brown, Cato, Dantzler, Edge, Hamilton, Huggins, Thompson and Tripp: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 14 TO CHAPTER 55, TITLE 44 SO AS TO ESTABLISH PROVISIONS REGULATING THE INSTALLATION AND USE OF PASSIVE SOIL-BASED ON-SITE DISPOSAL SYSTEMS USED TO COLLECT, TREAT, DISCHARGE, OR RECLAIM WASTEWATER OR SEWAGE FROM A SINGLE DWELLING UNIT WITHOUT THE USE OF COMMUNITYWIDE SEWERS OR A CENTRALIZED TREATMENT FACILITY; TO REQUIRE MANUFACTURERS TO PROVIDE A WARRANTY TO EACH PROPERTY OWNER AND TO PROVIDE FINANCIAL ASSURANCE AND SYSTEM DESIGN AND INSTALLATION DOCUMENTATION TO THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL; TO REQUIRE SYSTEM INSTALLATION BY CERTIFIED INSTALLERS AND TO PROVIDE INSTALLATION STANDARDS AND PROCEDURES; AND TO PROVIDE CIVIL AND CRIMINAL PENALTIES; AND TO PROVIDE THAT, WHEN REGULATIONS PROMULGATED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL RELATING TO INSTALLATION STANDARDS AND FINANCIAL ASSURANCES ARE APPROVED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY, SECTIONS 44-55-1320 AND 44-55-1330 RELATING TO THESE MATTERS ARE RREPEALED.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Proposed Amended
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 3940 -- Rep. Lourie: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE RICHLAND NORTHEAST HIGH SCHOOL FOR RECEIVING THE DICK AND TUNKY RILEY SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT AWARD AS THE STATE'S TOP SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT COUNCIL AND COMMEND THE COUNCIL FOR ITS EXEMPLARY EFFORTS, DEDICATION, AND COMMITMENT TO SOUTH CAROLINA'S YOUTH.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3941 -- Reps. Bowers, Lloyd and R. Brown: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO POSTPONE UNTIL PROPERTY TAX YEARS BEGINNING AFTER 2003 THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE REVISED VALUES DETERMINED IN THE COUNTYWIDE APPRAISAL AND EQUALIZATION PROGRAM CONDUCTED IN COLLETON COUNTY IN 2001.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Ratified

H. 3942 -- Reps. Bowers, Lloyd and R. Brown: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-37-223A, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE COUNTY OPTION PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTION LIMITING TO FIFTEEN PERCENT INCREASES IN FAIR MARKET VALUE OF REAL PROPERTY ATTRIBUTABLE TO A COUNTYWIDE REASSESSMENT AND EQUALIZATION PROGRAM, SO AS TO REQUIRE THE STATE TO REIMBURSE ALL ADDITIONAL ADMINISTRATIVE EXPENSES INCURRED BY A COUNTY IF THE EXEMPTION IS DETERMINED BY A COURT OF COMPETENT JURISDICTION TO BE IN VIOLATION OF ARTICLE X OF THE CONSTITUTION OF THIS STATE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3943 -- Reps. Bowers, Lloyd and R. Brown: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-43-217, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE SCHEDULE OF REASSESSMENT AND EQUALIZATION REQUIRED IN A COUNTY FOR PURPOSES OF THE PROPERTY TAX, SO AS TO ALLOW THE GOVERNING BODY OF A COUNTY BY ORDINANCE TO POSTPONE FOR NOT MORE THAN TWO PROPERTY TAX YEARS, RATHER THAN ONE PROPERTY TAX YEAR, THE IMPLEMENTATION OF REVISED VALUES RESULTING FROM THE EQUALIZATION PLAN.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3944 -- Rep. Huggins: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE SERGEANT BILL FINCH OF THE LEXINGTON COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT FOR SERVICE ABOVE AND BEYOND THE CALL OF DUTY AS A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER WHILE RESPONDING TO A CALL WHICH RESULTED IN HIS SUSTAINING GRIEVOUS INJURIES.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3945 -- Rep. G. Brown: A BILL TO AUTHORIZE THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES FOR THE SCHOOL DISTRICT OF LEE 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
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Ratified

H. 3946 -- Reps. M.A. Pitts, Taylor and Duncan: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE LAURENS ACADEMY "CRUSADERS" BOYS' BASKETBALL TEAM AND THE TEAM'S COACH, TOMMY SPIRES, OF LAURENS, ON APRIL 10, 2003, AT A TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF CONGRATULATING THEM ON THEIR COLLABORATIVE EFFORTS AND HARD WORK IN CAPTURING THE 2003 SCISA CLASS A BOYS' BASKETBALL STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3947 -- Reps. M.A. Pitts, Taylor and Duncan: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE CONGRATULATIONS OF THE MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO THE LAURENS ACADEMY "CRUSADERS" AND THEIR COACH, TOMMY SPIRES, ON WINNING THE 2003 SCISA CLASS A BOYS' BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIP AND TO COMMEND THEM FOR THEIR HARD WORK, COMPETITIVE SPIRIT, AND DEDICATION TO BECOME A CHAMPIONSHIP TEAM.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3948 -- Reps. Ceips and Bailey: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE SOUTH CAROLINA STUDENT LEGISLATURE THE USE OF THE HOUSE AND SENATE CHAMBERS ON THURSDAY, OCTOBER 30, AND FRIDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2003, AND THE USE OF AVAILABLE MEETING SPACE IN THE BLATT OFFICE BUILDING ON WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 29, 2003, FOR THE ORGANIZATION'S ANNUAL MEETING, IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE BUILDING POLICY AS ADMINISTERED BY THE CLERKS OF THE RESPECTIVE BODIES.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3949 -- Rep. Quinn: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO DESIGNATE THE MONTH OF MAY 2003 AS "STROKE AWARENESS MONTH" IN THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3950 -- Rep. Witherspoon: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 2 TO CHAPTER 18, TITLE 50, SO AS TO ENACT THE AQUACULTURE ENABLING ACT, TO PROVIDE CERTAIN DEFINITIONS USED IN REGULATING AQUACULTURE, TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES HAS THE AUTHORITY TO PERMIT, LICENSE, AND REGULATE AQUACULTURE AND AQUACULTURE BUSINESSES, TO PROVIDE FOR CERTAIN LICENSES AND FEES, TO PROVIDE THAT IT IS UNLAWFUL FOR A PERSON TO ENGAGE IN COMMERCIAL AQUACULTURE IN THIS STATE EXCEPT AS PROVIDED IN THIS ARTICLE, AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS OF THIS ARTICLE; TO AMEND SECTION 50-9-710, RELATING TO PAY PONDS AND PAY-TO-FISH BUSINESSES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT PATRONS OF COMMERCIAL FISHING LAKES AND PAY-TO-FISH BUSINESSES ARE EXEMPT FROM PURCHASING AN INDIVIDUAL ANNUAL LICENSE IF THE COMMERCIAL FISHING BUSINESS HAS A VALID AQUACULTURE PERMIT OR REGISTRATION; TO AMEND SECTION 50-13-280, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO LIMITS ON POSSESSION OF GAME FISH, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THESE LIMITS DO NOT APPLY TO AQUACULTURE PRODUCED FISH; TO AMEND SECTION 50-13-1130, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO REQUIRING A COMMERCIAL FRESHWATER FISHING LICENSE WHEN TAKING CATFISH FROM PUBLIC WATERS, SO AS TO DELETE THE REFERENCE TO CATFISH AND PROVIDE THAT A PERSON TAKING FRESHWATER NONGAME FISH EXCEPT SHAD, HERRING, AND STURGEON FROM PUBLIC WATERS WHO SELLS OR OFFERS THEM FOR SALE MUST HAVE A COMMERCIAL FRESHWATER FISHING LICENSE AND MUST HAVE CERTAIN INVOICES AND OTHER DOCUMENTATION SHOWING THE ORIGIN AND FROM WHERE THE FISH WERE PROCURED AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS; TO AMEND SECTION 50-13-1610, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE UNLAWFUL SALE OF AND TRAFFIC IN CERTAIN GAME FISH, SO AS TO PROVIDE AN EXCEPTION FOR GAME FISH AS ALLOWED BY TITLE 50 AND TO REVISE THE PENALTY PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION; TO AMEND SECTION 50-5-1335, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE UNLAWFUL SETTING OR USE OF A BLUE CRAB TRAP FOR COMMERCIAL PURPOSES, SO AS TO CLARIFY THESE PROVISIONS AND TO ALSO APPLY THIS PROHIBITION TO CERTAIN PORTIONS OF DEBORDIEU CREEK, TTHE SAMPIT RIVER, AND LITTLE CHECHESSEE CREEK; AND TO REPEAL ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 18, TITLE 50, RELATING TO HYBRID STRIPED BASS, SECTION 50-13-510, RELATING TO CERTAIN POND OWNER PERMITS, SECTION 50-13-1620, RELATING TO PENALTIES FOR UNLAWFUL SELLING OF FRESHWATER TROUT, SECTION 50-13-1640, RELATING TO DRAWING PRIVATE PONDS AND DISPOSING OF FISH, SECTION 50-13-1650, RELATING TO UNLAWFUL TRANSPORTATION OF GAME FISH OUT-OF-STATE, SECTION 50-13-1680, RELATING TO THE SALE OF MARKED TROUT, SECTION 50-13-1690, RELATING TO INFORMATION REQUIRED TO BE MARKED ON TROUT BEFORE SALE, SECTION 50-13-1700, RELATING TO RETAIL MARKETS SHOWING THE ORIGIN OF TROUT, SECTION 50-13-1710, RELATING TO RESPONSIBILITY OF RETAIL MARKETS FOR CERTAIN VIOLATIONS INVOLVING TROUT, SECTION 50-13-1720, RELATING TO REPORTS ON TROUT SOLD OR IMPORTED INTO THE STATE, SECTION 50-13-1730, RELATING TO REGULATIONS ON SELLING AND SHIPPING TROUT, SECTION 50-13-1740, RELATING TO CERTAIN PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS RELATING TO SALE AND TRAFFIC IN TROUT, AND SECTION 50-13-1750, RELATING TO GAME FISH BREEDER'S LICENSES.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 3951 -- Reps. E.H. Pitts, Koon, Bingham and Toole: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE THE LEXINGTON HIGH SCHOOL SCHOLASTIC APTITUDE TEAM ON WINNING THE 2003 CLASS AAAA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP, COMMEND THEM FOR THEIR COMMITMENT TO LEARNING AND ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE, AND WISH THEM EVERY SUCCESS IN THEIR FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3952 -- Reps. J. Hines and M. Hines: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND MR. GERALD R. McKAY FOR HIS OUTSTANDING SERVICE AS THE FIRST AARP MOBILE INFORMATION CENTER COORDINATOR IN SOUTH CAROLINA.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3953 -- Rep. Lucas: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO EXTEND CONGRATULATIONS TO WILLIAM AND EARLENE HENDERSON OF HARTSVILLE ON THE OCCASION OF THEIR 50TH WEDDING ANNIVERSARY ON JUNE 21, 2003, AND TO WISH THEM MANY YEARS OF CONTINUED HAPPINESS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3954 -- Rep. Talley: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE THE STUDENTS, FACULTY, AND STAFF OF ANDERSON MILL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL IN MOORE FOR BEING NAMED CAROLINA FIRST PALMETTO'S FINEST AS A PREMIER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL IN THE STATE, AND TO COMMEND PRINCIPAL DEBORAH C. PHILBECK FOR THE LEADERSHIP AND DIRECTION SHE HAS PROVIDED TO THE SCHOOL.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3955 -- Rep. Huggins: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND THE ORGANIZERS AND PARTICIPANTS OF THE GREAT IRMO EASTER EGG HUNT TO BE HELD ON SATURDAY, APRIL 19, 2003, FOR THEIR COMMUNITY SPIRIT AND LEADERSHIP IN HOSTING OR PARTICIPATING IN THIS DELIGHTFUL EVENT.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3956 -- Rep. Harrell: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO MEMORIALIZE THE CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES TO MODIFY THE FEDERAL INTERNAL REVENUE CODE TO ALLOW RETIREES TO PAY FOR HEALTH CARE COSTS ON A PRE-TAX BASIS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3957 -- Reps. Sandifer, Harrison, Delleney, Talley and Whitmire: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 14-25-15, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO APPOINTMENT AND TERMS OF MUNICIPAL JUDGES, SO AS TO ESTABLISH A SET TERM OF FOUR YEARS RATHER THAN A TERM SET BY THE COUNCIL OF THE MUNICIPALITY NOT TO EXCEED FOUR YEARS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3958 -- Reps. E.H. Pitts and Huggins: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 8 TO CHAPTER 3, TITLE 23 SO AS TO SET FORTH THE SEX OFFENDER NOTIFICATION SYSTEM, DEFINE CERTAIN TERMS, REQUIRE THAT A SEX OFFENDER PARTICIPATE IN THE NOTIFICATION SYSTEM SET FORTH WHEN A SEX OFFENDER SHALL NOTIFY HIS PAROLE OFFICER, PROVIDE A PENALTY FOR FAILURE TO NOTIFY, SET FORTH DUTIES OF A PAROLE OFFICER, PROVIDE A PENALTY FOR FAILURE OF A PAROLE OFFICER TO PERFORM HIS DUTIES, PROVIDE THE CONTENTS OF THE NOTIFICATION FORM, AND PROVIDE THAT FUNDING FOR THE NOTIFICATION PROCESS MUST BE COVERED THROUGH EXISTING POLICE BUDGETS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3959 -- Rep. Harrison: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 23-1-212, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE ENFORCEMENT OF STATE CRIMINAL LAWS BY FEDERAL LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS, SO AS TO INCLUDE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE FOREST SERVICE LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS AND SPECIAL AGENTS IN THE DEFINITION OF FEDERAL LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3960 -- Rep. Freeman: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO EXTEND CONGRATULATIONS TO THE CHERAW HIGH SCHOOL "BRAVES" WRESTLING TEAM AND THEIR COACH, BRAD PORTER, FOR THEIR OUTSTANDING SEASON AND FOR CAPTURING THEIR FIRST STATE CHAMPIONSHIP IN A CRUSHING 62-15 VICTORY AT THE CLASS AA-A STATE CHAMPIONSHIP DUALS TITLE ON SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2003.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3961 -- Rep. Allen: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE CONGRATULATIONS OF THE MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO DR. RONALD D. BARTON OF GREENVILLE ON THE OCCASION OF CELEBRATING THIRTEEN YEARS OF MINISTERING AT SHADY OAK BAPTIST CHURCH ON MARCH 16, 2003.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3962 -- Rep. Cooper: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTIONS 12-21-4215 AND 12-21-4217 SO AS TO PROVIDE AN APPLICATION PROCEDURE FOR THE MANUFACTURING OR DISTRIBUTION OF BINGO TICKETS AND ELECTRONIC DEVICES; TO AMEND SECTION 12-21-4060, RELATING TO THE PROHIBITION OF ALLOWING A PERSON CONVICTED OF CERTAIN CRIMES FROM MANAGING OR CONDUCTING A BINGO GAME, SO AS TO CHANGE THE CRIMES A PERSON MUST HAVE PLED GUILTY OR NOLO CONTENDERE TO A STATE OR FEDERAL CRIMINAL OFFENSE IN ORDER TO DISQUALIFY HIM FROM MANAGING OR CONDUCTING A BINGO GAME; TO AMEND SECTION 12-21-4160, RELATING TO THE INSPECTION OF BOOKS, PAPERS, RECORDS, MEMORANDA, OR OTHER THINGS BEARING UPON THE AMOUNT OF TAXES OR FEES WHICH ARE PAYABLE, SO AS TO PROHIBIT A BINGO CARD OR BINGO TICKET FROM BEING IN THE POSSESSION OF A DISTRIBUTOR, NONPROFIT ORGANIZATION, OR PROMOTER WITHOUT BEING AUTHORIZED BY THE DEPARTMENT AND DOES NOT BEAR THE SOUTH CAROLINA STATE SEAL AND DENOMINATION OF VALUE, AND PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATION; AND TO AMEND SECTION 12-21-4260, RELATING TO THE BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION SUBMITTED BY A BINGO MANUFACTURER, DISTRIBUTOR, ORGANIZATION, OR PROMOTER, SO AS TO MAKE THIS SECTION SUBJECT TO THE PROVISIONS OF SECTION 12-21-4060.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Recommitted
Debate Adjourned
Request for Debate
Request for Debate
Point of Order

H. 3963 -- Reps. Clemmons, Wilkins, Harrell, Harrison, Barfield, J. Brown, Cato, Edge, Keegan, Townsend, Viers and Witherspoon: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 12-37-680 SO AS TO ALLOW A COUNTY BY ORDINANCE TO REQUIRE THE LISTING OF IMPROVEMENTS TO REAL PROPERTY WITH THE COUNTY AUDITOR WITHIN THIRTY DAYS FOLLOWING THE DAY ON WHICH THE IMPROVEMENTS ARE COMPLETED AND FIT FOR THE INTENDED USE AND PROVIDE EXCEPTIONS, TO PROVIDE FOR THE PRORATION OF PROPERTY TAXES ON THE IMPROVED REAL PROPERTY FOR THE PROPERTY TAX YEAR THE PROPERTY IS LISTED, AND TO MAKE TAXES ATTRIBUTABLE TO IMPROVEMENTS LISTED AFTER JUNE 30 OF THE PROPERTY TAX YEAR DUE AND PAYABLE WHEN TAXES ARE DUE AND PAYABLE ON THE REAL PROPERTY FOR THE SUCCEEDING PROPERTY TAX YEAR.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Amended
Amended
Proposed Amended
Recommitted
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned

H. 3964 -- Reps. Witherspoon, Davenport, Duncan, Mahaffey and M.A. Pitts: A BILL TO REPEAL SECTION 58-1-65, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO CERTAIN WATER IMPOUNDMENTS FOR FEDERALLY REGULATED HYDROELECTRIC PROJECTS, PROGRAMS TO COMBAT GROWTH OF AQUATIC WEEDS, AND HOLD HARMLESS PROVISIONS FOR OWNERS AND OPERATORS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3965 -- Rep. Limehouse: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 50-5-547 SO AS TO PROVIDE SPECIFICATIONS, ESCAPE VENT REQUIREMENTS, AND A PEELER TRAP EXEMPTION FOR RECREATIONAL CRAB TRAPS; BY ADDING SECTION 50-5-1302 SO AS TO PROVIDE LIMITS FOR RECREATIONAL TAKING OF BLUE CRABS; BY ADDING SECTION 50-13-390 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR TAKING BLUE CRABS IN FRESHWATERS AND FOR USE OF BLUE CRAB TROTLINES AND TRAPS IN FRESHWATERS; TO AMEND SECTION 50-5-20, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO JURISDICTION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT CERTAIN LIMITATIONS OF SIZE, TAKE, AND POSSESSION OF MARINE RESOURCES APPLY REGARDLESS OF WHERE TAKEN OR POSSESSED; TO AMEND SECTION 50-5-32, RELATING TO CLOSING CERTAIN SALT WATER FISHING SEASONS, SO AS TO REVISE THE SECTION AND FURTHER PROVIDE FOR CLOSING SALTWATER FISHING SEASONS IN ANTICIPATION OF CERTAIN OCCURRENCES WHICH THREATEN FISHERY RESOURCES OR HABITAT; TO AMEND SECTION 50-5-105, RELATING TO UNLAWFUL ACTIVITIES AFFECTING FISHING EQUIPMENT, CATCHES, OR ACTIVITIES OF ANOTHER PERSON, SO AS TO REVISE THE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS OF THE SECTION; TO AMEND SECTION 50-5-325, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO COMMERCIAL EQUIPMENT LICENSES, SO AS TO REVISE THE SECTION AND FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THE USE AND REGULATION OF PEELER TRAPS; TO AMEND SECTION 50-5-555, RELATING TO TRAP PLACEMENT AND ATTENTION REQUIREMENTS, SO AS TO FURTHER PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT MAY REMOVE, DISPOSE OF, AND TREAT CERTAIN ABANDONED TRAPS AS CONTRABAND; TO AMEND SECTION 50-5-2500, RELATING TO POINT VALUES FOR SUSPENSION OF SALTWATER PRIVILEGES, SO AS TO PROVIDE POINTS FOR CERTAIN VIOLATIONS INVOLVING TRAPS, LINES, BUOYS, AND OBSTRUCTIONS OF NAVIGATION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3966 -- Rep. Limehouse: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO ESTABLISH A MORATORIUM FROM JULY 1, 2003 TO JUNE 30, 2004, LIMITING THE NUMBER OF LICENSES FOR COMMERCIAL BLUE CRAB TRAPS THAT MAY BE ISSUED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3967 -- Reps. Hamilton, Leach and Vaughn: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 50-11-565, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE USE OF CROSSBOW WHILE HUNTING, SO AS TO FURTHER PROVIDE THAT IT IS NOT UNLAWFUL FOR A PERSON SIXTY-TWO YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER TO USE A CROSSBOW TO HUNT DURING SEASONS WHEN THE USE OF PRIMITIVE WEAPONS ARE AUTHORIZED FOR HUNTING.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3968 -- Reps. Townsend, Walker and Stille: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 59-18-330, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE FIRST GRADE READINESS TEST, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT STUDENTS DETERMINED TO HAVE 'RARELY DEMONSTRATED' SKILLS REQUIRED IN THE ENGLISH AND MATH STANDARDS SHALL HAVE AN ACADEMIC PLAN DEVELOPED TO OUTLINE ADDITIONAL SERVICES THE SCHOOL AND DISTRICT WILL PROVIDE AND THE ACTIONS THE STUDENT AND THE PARENTS WILL UNDERTAKE TO FURTHER STUDENT SUCCESS; AND TO AMEND SECTION 59-18-500, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO ACADEMIC PLANS FOR STUDENTS LACKING SKILLS TO PERFORM AT CURRENT GRADE LEVEL FOR SPECIFIED GRADES, SO AS TO REVISE THE GRADES TO WHICH THIS PROVISION APPLIES AND TO PROVIDE THAT STUDENTS NOT MEETING THE STANDARDS IN GRADE EIGHT MAY BE REQUIRED TO ATTEND A COMPREHENSIVE REMEDIATION PROGRAM THE FOLLOWING YEAR DESIGNED TO ADDRESS OBJECTIVES OUTLINED IN THEIR ACADEMIC PLAN.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3969 -- Reps. Edge, Loftis, Cato and Perry: 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. 3970 -- Reps. Townsend and Martin: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 56-5-4015 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY AND THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION MUST HONOR THE MOTOR VEHICLE MAXIMUM LENGTH LIMITATIONS PERMITTED BY THE STATES OF NORTH CAROLINA AND GEORGIA UPON SINGLE UNIT MOTOR VEHICLES THAT TRANSPORT AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS TO AND FROM THOSE STATES.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3971 -- Rep. Littlejohn: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO JUSTIN ARTHUR OF COWPENS ON APRIL 30, 2003, AT A TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER FOR THE PURPOSE OF BEING RECOGNIZED FOR WINNING THE FIRST INDIVIDUAL STATE TITLE IN WRESTLING FOR BROOME HIGH SCHOOL AND FOR HIS MANY ATHLETIC AND ACADEMIC ACCOMPLISHMENTS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3972 -- Rep. Littlejohn: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE JUSTIN ARTHUR OF COWPENS FOR WINNING THE FIRST INDIVIDUAL STATE TITLE IN WRESTLING FOR BROOME HIGH SCHOOL, TO COMMEND HIM FOR HIS MANY OUTSTANDING ATHLETIC AND ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENTS, AND TO WISH HIM EVERY SUCCESS IN ALL OF HIS FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3973 -- Rep. Phillips: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO FIX 12:00 NOON ON WEDNESDAY, MAY 7, 2003, 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 CLEMSON UNIVERSITY, COASTAL CAROLINA UNIVERSITY, COLLEGE OF CHARLESTON, SOUTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY, UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA, AND WIL LOU GRAY OPPORTUNITY SCHOOL TO SUCCEED THOSE MEMBERS WHOSE TERMS EXPIRE IN 2003, OR WHOSE POSITIONS OTHERWISE MUST BE FILLED; TO ELECT MEMBERS OF THE COMMISSION ON CONSUMER AFFAIRS TO SUCCEED A MEMBER WHOSE TERM EXPIRED IN 2002 AND A MEMBER WHOSE TERM EXPIRES IN 2003; 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
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Other proceedings
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3974 -- Reps. Townsend and Martin: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO DECLARE APRIL 2003 AS SOUTH CAROLINA WORK ZONE SAFETY AWARENESS MONTH.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3975 -- Reps. Harvin and G.M. Smith: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE PROFOUND SORROW OF THE MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES UPON LEARNING OF THE DEATH OF MR. JERRY BRADSHAW OF MANNING AND TO EXTEND DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO HIS FAMILY AND MANY FRIENDS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3976 -- Reps. Thompson, Cooper, Owens, Sandifer, Skelton, Stille, Taylor, Townsend, Trotter, White and Whitmire: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 14-7-1630, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO JURISDICTION OF THE GRAND JURY, SO AS TO ADD CRIMES INVOLVING ANY VIOLATION OF CHAPTER 1, TITLE 35 OF THE UNIFORM SECURITIES ACT, OR ANY CRIME RELATED TO SECURITIES FRAUD OR A VIOLATION OF THE SECURITIES LAWS; TO AMEND SECTION 35-1-1500, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PERSONS JOINTLY AND SEVERALLY LIABLE WITH SELLER AND THEIR CONTRIBUTION, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT EVERY PERSON WHO KNOWINGLY AND SUBSTANTIALLY ASSISTS A SELLER OR OTHER PERSON WHO ENGAGES IN FRAUDULENT ACTS IN VIOLATION OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA SECURITIES ACT WILL BE JOINTLY AND SEVERALLY LIABLE TO THE SAME EXTENT AS THE ASSISTED PERSON WHO ENGAGED IN THE FRAUDULENT ACTIVITY; AND TO AMEND SECTION 35-1-1530, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO LIMITATIONS OF ACTIONS AND THE EFFECT OF OFFER TO REFUND CONSIDERATION WITH INTEREST, SO AS TO REQUIRE THAT IN CASES INVOLVING DECEPTION TO INVESTORS THE LIMITATIONS PERIOD IS EXTENDED TO THREE YEARS AFTER DISCOVERY OF THE UNTRUE STATEMENT OR OMISSION, OR AFTER THE DISCOVERY SHOULD HAVE BEEN MADE BY REASONABLE DILIGENCE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3977 -- Reps. Umphlett, Bailey, Clark, Clemmons, Keegan, Lee and Sinclair: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 50-11-10, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO ADOPTION OF THE FEDERAL MIGRATORY BIRD TREATY ACT, REGULATIONS, AND PROHIBITIONS CONCERNING HUNTING WATERFOWL, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DESIGNATED HUNTING HOURS FOR WATERFOWL ARE FROM ONE-HALF HOUR BEFORE SUNRISE UNTIL NOON ON DAYS WHEN HUNTING WATERFOWL IS LAWFUL.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3978 -- Reps. J.E. Smith and Lourie: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 20-7-2972 SO AS TO BAN THE USE OF CORPORAL PUNISHMENT IN CHILDCARE FACILITIES THAT ARE REQUIRED TO BE LICENSED, REGISTERED, OR APPROVED EXCEPT IN CERTAIN CASES AND TO DEFINE CORPORAL PUNISHMENT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3979 -- Rep. J.E. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 40-37-185 SO AS TO REQUIRE AN OPTOMETRIST TO RELEASE A PATIENT'S LENS PRESCRIPTION TO THE PATIENT UPON REQUEST.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3980 -- Reps. J.E. Smith and Lourie: A BILL TO AMEND SUBARTICLE 11, ARTICLE 13, CHAPTER 7, TITLE 20, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 20-7-3080 SO AS TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES TO PROMULGATE REGULATIONS ESTABLISHING A VOLUNTARY RATING SYSTEM FOR CHILDCARE FACILITIES LICENSED OR REGISTERED BY THE DEPARTMENT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3981 -- Reps. J.E. Smith and G.M. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-4-580, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO AUTHORITY OF THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE TO CONTRACT TO COLLECT AN OUTSTANDING LIABILITY OWED TO A GOVERNMENTAL ENTITY, SO AS TO LIMIT THE DEPARTMENT'S WAGE GARNISHMENT POWERS TO COLLECTION OF AN OUTSTANDING TAX LIABILITY AND TO DEFINE "OUTSTANDING TAX LIABILITY OWED A GOVERNMENTAL ENTITY".
Introduced and Committed

H. 3982 -- Reps. M.A. Pitts, Branham, Clyburn, Coates, Duncan, Herbkersman, Stille, Taylor, Vaughn and Witherspoon: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 50-3-180, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE MITIGATION TRUST FUND ADMINISTERED BY THE BOARD OF THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE AUTHORITY OF THE TRUSTEES OF THIS FUND, AND TO CLARIFY THE PURPOSES OF THE FUND AND THE USES FOR WHICH THE FUNDS MAY BE EXPENDED.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3983 -- Reps. Hamilton, Lourie, Bales, Branham, Haskins, M. Hines, Leach, Martin and Rivers: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-149-55 SO AS TO REVISE THE ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA TO RETAIN A LIFE SCHOLARSHIP FOR STUDENTS WHO RECEIVE A LIFE SCHOLARSHIP AS AN ENTERING FRESHMAN AND TO REVISE THE ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA TO RECEIVE A LIFE SCHOLARSHIP FOR STUDENTS WHO FAIL TO RETAIN A PALMETTO FELLOWS SCHOLARSHIP; AND TO AMEND SECTION 59-149-50, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO ELIGIBILITY FOR LIFE SCHOLARSHIPS, SO AS TO CONFORM THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION TO THE PROVISIONS OF SECTION 59-149-55.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3984 -- Reps. R. Brown, Hosey, McLeod, Whipper, Bailey, Battle, Breeland, G. Brown, Clark, Hagood, J. Hines, Littlejohn, Miller, Pinson, M.A. Pitts, Rhoad, Rivers, Sandifer, Snow, Taylor, Vaughn, Whitmire and Wilkins: A BILL TO AMEND SECTIONS 2-17-10 AND 8-13-1300, BOTH AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING, RESPECTIVELY, TO DEFINITIONS CONCERNING LOBBYISTS AND LOBBYING AND CAMPAIGN PRACTICES, BOTH SO AS TO REVISE THE DEFINITION OF "LEGISLATIVE CAUCUS" TO INCLUDE A CAUCUS BASED ON PREVIOUS OR CURRENT HONORABLE SERVICE AS A MEMBER OF THE ARMED FORCES OF THE UNITED STATES OR OF A RESERVE COMPONENT OF THE ARMED FORCES OF THE UNITED STATES, THE NATIONAL GUARD OF SOUTH CAROLINA OR ANOTHER STATE, OR THE STATE GUARD OF SOUTH CAROLINA OR ITS EQUIVALENT IN ANOTHER STATE, OR LENGTH OF SERVICE IN THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3985 -- Rep. G. Brown: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 22-2-180 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON IS A RESIDENT OF A JURY AREA FOR PURPOSES OF BEING ELIGIBLE TO SERVE ON A MAGISTRATE'S JURY THAT MUST BE SELECTED FROM A PARTICULAR MAGISTRATE'S DISTRICT OR JURY AREA IF THE PERSON IS A QUALIFIED ELECTOR RESIDING WITHIN THE PARTICULAR MAGISTRATE'S DISTRICT OR JURY AREA, OR IS A QUALIFIED ELECTOR RESIDING WITHIN A VOTING PRECINCT LYING WHOLLY OR PARTIALLY WITHIN THE MAGISTRATE'S DISTRICT OR JURY AREA FROM WHICH THE MAGISTRATE'S COURT JURY MUST BE DRAWN.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3986 -- Rep. Cooper: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTIONS 12-21-4007 AND 12-21-4009 SO AS TO ADD SPECIFICATIONS FOR A SITE SYSTEM AND ELECTRONIC BINGO DABBER AND PROVIDE FOR THE LIMITED USE OF AN ELECTRONIC OR MECHANICAL DEVICE DESIGNED FOR A BINGO GAME; TO AMEND SECTION 12-21-3920, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS USED IN CONNECTION WITH PLAYING BINGO, SO AS TO CHANGE THE DEFINITION OF "CARD" TO COMPLY WITH PROVISIONS WHEN AN ELECTRONIC DABBER IS USED; TO AMEND SECTION 12-21-3990, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE MANNER OF PLAYING BINGO, SO AS TO CHANGE THE TIME THE AMOUNT OF THE PRIZE MUST BE ANNOUNCED AND THE AMOUNT OF THE PRIZE; TO AMEND SECTION 12-21-4000, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO BINGO PROCEDURES AND THE VARIOUS CLASSES OF A BINGO LICENSE, SO AS TO CLARIFY ON WHICH BASIS THE AMOUNT OF THE PRIZE IS CALCULATED AND PROVIDE FOR THE REGULATION OF PROMOTIONS CONDUCTED DURING A BINGO SESSION; AND TO AMEND SECTIONS 12-21-4020 AND 12-21-4120, BOTH AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE RIGHT TO A CONFERENCE FOLLOWING A VIOLATION, SO AS TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE TO RESPOND IN WRITING AND SPECIFY WHAT INFORMATION MUST BE INCLUDED IN THE RESPONSE.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Recorded vote 2937, Amended
Recorded vote 2937, Amended
Recorded vote 2937, Amended
Proposed Amended
Proposed Amended
Debate Adjourned
Request for Debate
Point of Order
Point of Order
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 3987 -- Reps. White and Altman: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 44-7-2910, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO CRIMINAL RECORD CHECKS FOR DIRECT CAREGIVERS IN NURSING HOMES AND OTHER FACILITIES PROVIDING CARE TO ADULTS, SO AS TO REQUIRE A FACILITY TO COMMENCE A CRIMINAL RECORD CHECK WITHIN SEVEN DAYS OF EMPLOYING OR CONTRACTING WITH A DIRECT CAREGIVER, TO REQUIRE EMPLOYMENT AGENCIES PLACING DIRECT CAREGIVERS TO HAVE SUCH CHECKS CONDUCTED AND TO MAINTAIN A RECORD OF THE RESULTS OF THE CHECK AT THE EMPLOYMENT AGENCY, TO DELETE FACULTY AND STUDENTS IN EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS IN DIRECT CARE FACILITIES FROM THE DEFINITION OF "DIRECT CAREGIVER", TO REQUIRE A DIRECT CAREGIVER ANNUALLY TO SIGN A STATEMENT THAT HE HAS NOT BEEN CONVICTED OF CERTAIN ENUMERATED CRIMES, AND TO DELETE PROVISIONS EXEMPTING CAREGIVER APPLICANTS WHO ARE RESIDENTS OF NORTH CAROLINA OR GEORGIA FROM A FEDERAL CRIMINAL RECORD CHECK.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added
Amended
Proposed Amended
Proposed Amended
Proposed Amended
Recalled
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Request for Debate
Point of Order

H. 3988 -- Reps. J.E. Smith and Cobb-Hunter: A BILL TO AMEND SECTIONS 7-11-20 AND 7-13-15, BOTH AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PARTY CONVENTION PRIMARIES CONDUCED BY THE STATE ELECTION COMMISSION, SO AS TO REQUIRE THE STATE ELECTION COMMISSION TO CONDUCT PRESIDENTIAL PREFERENCE PRIMARIES; AND TO REPEAL SECTION 7-11-25 RELATING TO POLITICAL PARTIES NOT PROHIBITED FROM CONDUCTING PRESIDENTIAL OR ADVISORY PRIMARIES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3989 -- Reps. Rhoad and Witherspoon: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 50-5-1506, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO FISHING FOR SHAD FOR COMMERCIAL PURPOSES IN THE ATLANTIC OCEAN, SO AS TO CLOSE THE SEASON, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THERE BE NO LAWFUL TIMES, METHODS, AND EQUIPMENT, OR SIZE AND TAKE LIMITS FOR SHAD IN THE ATLANTIC OCEAN BEGINNING JULY 1, 2004.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3990 -- Reps. Limehouse, Hagood, Breeland, Ceips, Hamilton, Harrell, Mack and Scarborough: A BILL TO AMEND ARTICLE 62, CHAPTER 3, TITLE 56, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE ARTIFICIAL REEF SPECIAL LICENSE PLATE, SO AS TO RENAME IT THE "SALTWATER FISHING" SPECIAL LICENSE PLATE, AND PROVIDE THAT THE PORTION OF THE PROCEEDS COLLECTED FROM THE ISSUANCE OF THIS SPECIAL LICENSE PLATE THAT WAS USED TO SUPPORT ARTIFICIAL REEF DEVELOPMENT, MAINTENANCE, AND MANAGEMENT MUST BE USED TO MANAGE AND CONSERVE THE MARINE RESOURCES OF THIS STATE.
Introduced and Committed
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recalled

H. 3991 -- Reps. Loftis, Altman, Battle, Dantzler, Davenport, Frye, Gilham, Herbkersman, Keegan, Koon, Leach, Mahaffey, Moody-Lawrence, Neilson, Perry, Rice, Rivers, Sinclair, Snow and Umphlett: 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

H. 3992 -- Rep. J.R. Smith: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE THE MEMBERS OF THE 1953 GRADUATING CLASS OF LANGLEY-BATH-CLEARWATER HIGH SCHOOL ON THE OCCASION OF THEIR FIFTIETH CLASS REUNION AND TO COMMEND ITS MEMBERS FOR THEIR MANY ACCOMPLISHMENTS AND CONTRIBUTIONS TO THEIR COMMUNITY AND STATE.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3993 -- Reps. Hosey, Allen, Altman, Anthony, Bailey, Bales, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Branham, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chellis, Clark, Clemmons, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Emory, Freeman, Frye, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Hagood, Hamilton, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Howard, Huggins, Jennings, Keegan, Kennedy, Kirsh, Koon, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Richardson, Rivers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sheheen, Simrill, Sinclair, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Snow, Stewart, Stille, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Umphlett, Vaughn, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Wilkins, Witherspoon and Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION EXPRESSING THE SINCEREST SORROW OF THE MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA AT THE DEATH OF SERGEANT GEORGE EDWARD BUGGS OF BARNWELL COUNTY IN OPERATION IRAQI FREEDOM AND THEIR DEEPEST GRATITUDE FOR HIS UNSELFISH AND COURAGEOUS DEFENSE OF THE FUNDAMENTAL FREEDOMS OF OUR COUNTRY.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3994 -- Education and Public Works Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION, RELATING TO CREATING MORE EFFECTIVE PARTNERSHIPS AMONG THE SCHOOLS, PARENTS, COMMUNITY AND BUSINESS, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 2750, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading

H. 3995 -- Education and Public Works Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION, RELATING TO TEST SECURITY, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 2763, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading

H. 3996 -- Education and Public Works Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION, RELATING TO HOMEBOUND INSTRUCTION, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 2797, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading

H. 3997 -- Rep. Clark: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO WELCOME WILLIAM L. "BILL" BIGGS OF OMAHA, NEBRASKA, A PAST PRESIDENT OF THE INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF LIONS CLUBS, TO SOUTH CAROLINA AND TO COMMEND HIM FOR HIS TIRELESS EFFORTS AND LEADERSHIP ON BEHALF OF THE INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF LIONS CLUBS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3998 -- Reps. Stille and Townsend: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 59-58-80, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO BOND OR COLLATERAL REQUIRED OF NONPUBLIC EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS AND THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A STUDENT TUITION GUARANTY FUND, SO AS TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THE PURPOSES FOR WHICH THE BOND OR COLLATERAL OR THE STUDENT TUITION GUARANTY FUND MAY BE USED, AND TO RENAME THE STUDENT TUITION GUARANTY FUND AS THE STUDENT RECOVERY FUND.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3999 -- Reps. Herbkersman and Ceips: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 21 TO CHAPTER 13, TITLE 24 SO AS TO ENACT "THE COUNTY PRISONER REIMBURSEMENT FOR CARE AND MAINTENANCE ACT", PROVIDE CERTAIN DEFINITIONS USED IN THE ARTICLE, PROVIDE FOR REIMBURSEMENT OF CERTAIN EXPENSES INCURRED BY A COUNTY WHEN A PERSON IS A PRISONER OR DETAINED IN A COUNTY JAIL, PROVIDE FOR FORMS, INVESTIGATIONS, AND REPORTS TO BE USED IN DETERMINING THE FINANCIAL STATUS OF PRISONERS, PROVIDE FOR SUITS TO COLLECT REIMBURSEMENT AND ENFORCE JUDGMENTS, PROVIDE FOR PROTECTION OF HOMESTEADS, AND PROVIDE FOR DISPOSITION OF REIMBURSEMENT COLLECTED UNDER THIS ARTICLE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4000 -- Reps. Vaughn, Haskins, Koon, Davenport, Delleney, M.A. Pitts, Stille and Tripp: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 12-6-3565 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR AN INCOME TAX CREDIT FOR CONTRIBUTIONS TO SCHOOL TUITION ORGANIZATIONS WHICH PROVIDE EDUCATIONAL SCHOLARSHIPS TO STUDENTS OF GOVERNMENTAL AND NONGOVERNMENTAL SCHOOLS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4001 -- Reps. J.E. Smith, Bales, Battle, Branham, Breeland, J. Brown, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Emory, Gourdine, Haskins, M. Hines, Howard, Kennedy, Kirsh, Lloyd, Lourie, Mack, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Ott, Rutherford, Snow and Huggins: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 27 TO CHAPTER 7, TITLE 44, SO AS TO ENACT THE "LEWIS BLACKMAN HOSPITAL PATIENT PROTECTION ACT" TO REQUIRE HOSPITAL PERSONNEL TO WEAR BADGES IDENTIFYING THEIR NAMES, DEPARTMENTS, AND STATUS; TO REQUIRE THAT WRITTEN INFORMATION BE PROVIDED TO PATIENTS PRIOR TO ADMISSION CONCERNING WHETHER ANY OF THEIR CARE IS TO BE PROVIDED BY RESIDENT PHYSICIANS OR OTHER MEDICAL TRAINEES; TO REQUIRE A HOSPITAL TO ASSIGN A PRIMARY ATTENDING PHYSICIAN TO A PATIENT UPON ADMISSION AND TO REQUIRE THE ATTENDING PHYSICIAN, OR ANOTHER PHYSICIAN DESIGNATED BY THE ATTENDING PHYSICIAN, TO EXAMINE THE PATIENT DAILY AND TO INDICATE SUCH IN THE PATIENT'S CHART; TO REQUIRE HOSPITALS WITH OVER ONE HUNDRED BEDS TO HAVE AN ATTENDING PHYSICIAN ONSITE AT ALL TIMES TO PROVIDE CONSULTATION AND CARE; TO REQUIRE A HOSPITAL TO INFORM A PATIENT AND HIS FAMILY AS TO WHO IS THE PATIENT'S ATTENDING PHYSICIAN, THE ONSITE ATTENDING PHYSICIAN, THE HEAD NURSE FOR THE PATIENT'S UNIT, AND THE HOSPITAL NURSING SUPERVISOR AND MEDICAL DIRECTOR, HOW TO CONTACT THESE INDIVIDUALS, AND THAT THEY MAY CONTACT THESE INDIVIDUALS AT ANY TIME; TO REQUIRE HOSPITALS TO POST SIGNS PROVIDING CERTAIN TELEPHONE CONTACT INFORMATION; TO PROVIDE CIVIL FINES FOR NONCOMPLIANCE; AND TO PROVIDE THAT THIS CHAPTER DOES NOT PRECLUDE A CLAIM THAT MAY HAVE OTHERWISE BEEN ASSERTED UNDER COMMON LAW OR ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW; AND TO AMEND SECTION 40-47-5, RELATING TO THE DEFINITION OF "PHYSICIAN" AND "SURGEON", SO AS TO ALSO INCLUDE DOCTORS OF OSTEOPATHIC MEDICINE IN THIS DEFINITION AND TO RESTRICT THE USE OF THESE TITLES TO PERSONS LICENSED TO PRACTICE MEDICINE.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 4002 -- Reps. Freeman, Hayes, Jennings, Lucas and Neilson: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE CHERAW HIGH SCHOOL "BRAVES" WRESTLING TEAM AND THE TEAM'S COACH, BRAD PORTER, AT A DATE AND TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF CONGRATULATING THEM ON THEIR COLLABORATIVE EFFORTS AND HARD WORK IN CAPTURING THE 2003 CLASS AA-A STATE CHAMPIONSHIP DUALS TITLE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4003 -- Reps. Freeman, Hayes, Jennings, Lucas and Neilson: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE APPRECIATION OF THE MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO DR. RONALD W. HAMPTON OF CHERAW, ON THE OCCASION OF HIS RETIREMENT AS PRESIDENT OF NORTHEASTERN TECHNICAL COLLEGE, FOR HIS MANY YEARS OF SERVICE TO THIS STATE THROUGH HIS WORK IN HIGHER EDUCATION, AND TO WISH HIM MUCH SUCCESS AND HAPPINESS IN HIS FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4004 -- Reps. Hinson, Gourdine, Merrill, Umphlett and McLeod: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 43-35-10, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS OF TERMS IN THE OMNIBUS ADULT PROTECTION ACT, SO AS TO REVISE THE DEFINITION OF "EXPLOITATION" TO INCLUDE CAUSING A VULNERABLE ADULT TO PURCHASE GOODS OR SERVICES FOR THE PROFIT OF ANOTHER USING, AMONG OTHER THINGS, DURESS, COERCION, OR SWINDLING.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading

H. 4005 -- Rep. Cato: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 38-75-460, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE AUTHORITY OF THE DIRECTOR OF THE DEPARTMENT OF INSURANCE TO EXPAND THE AREA IN WHICH THE SOUTH CAROLINA WIND AND HAIL UNDERWRITING ASSOCIATION MUST PROVIDE ESSENTIAL PROPERTY INSURANCE, SO AS TO AUTHORIZE THE DIRECTOR TO EXPAND THE TERRITORY OF THE ASSOCIATION ON AN EMERGENCY BASIS TO INCLUDE SEACOAST COUNTIES FOR A PERIOD OF TWO YEARS RATHER THAN ONE YEAR.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading

H. 4006 -- Reps. Harrell, Limehouse, Scarborough, Altman, Hagood, Merrill, Breeland, Whipper, R. Brown, Young, Hinson, Miller and Mack: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-53-425 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT TRIDENT TECHNICAL COLLEGE IS AUTHORIZED TO ESTABLISH A FOUR-YEAR CULINARY CURRICULUM PROGRAM AND AWARD BACCALAUREATE DEGREES IN CULINARY ARTS FOR STUDENTS GRADUATING FROM THIS PROGRAM, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE MANNER IN WHICH FUNDING FOR THIS PROGRAM SHALL BE PROVIDED.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading

H. 4007 -- Rep. Bingham: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 40-15-82 SO AS TO SPECIFY CERTAIN FUNCTIONS AND PROCEDURES THAT MAY NOT BE DELEGATED TO DENTAL HYGIENISTS; TO AMEND SECTION 40-15-85, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS OF TERMS USED IN THE LICENSURE AND REGULATION OF DENTISTS AND DENTAL HYGIENISTS, SO AS TO REVISE THE DEFINITION OF "GENERAL SUPERVISION" AND "ORAL PROPHYLAXIS"; BY ADDING SECTION 40-15-102 SO AS TO SPECIFY CERTAIN FUNCTIONS THAT A DENTAL HYGIENIST MAY ONLY PERFORM UNDER GENERAL SUPERVISION IN A PRIVATE OFFICE SETTING; AND TO AMEND SECTION 40-15-110, RELATING TO CERTAIN EXEMPTIONS FROM THE REQUIREMENTS OF CHAPTER 15, TITLE 40 REGULATING DENTISTS AND DENTAL HYGIENISTS, SO AS TO REVISE PROVISIONS PERTAINING TO DENTAL HYGIENISTS PROVIDING SERVICES IN A PUBLIC HEALTH SETTING.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Point of Order
Ratified

H. 4008 -- Rep. Cooper: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 9-1-10, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS FOR PURPOSES OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA RETIREMENT SYSTEM, SO AS TO REVISE THE DEFINITION OF "EARNED SERVICE"; TO AMEND SECTION 9-1-1140, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO ESTABLISHING SERVICE CREDIT UNDER THE STATE RETIREMENT SYSTEM, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE MANNER IN WHICH AND CONDITIONS UNDER WHICH A MEMBER WHO PARTICIPATED IN THE STATE OPTIONAL RETIREMENT PROGRAM OR CERTAIN OTHER TEACHER OR HIGHER EDUCATION RETIREMENT PROGRAMS MAY ESTABLISH SERVICE CREDIT FOR SUCH SERVICE UNDER THE SOUTH CAROLINA RETIREMENT SYSTEM; TO AMEND SECTION 9-11-10, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS FOR PURPOSES OF THE POLICE OFFICERS RETIREMENT SYSTEM, SO AS TO REVISE THE DEFINITION OF "EARNED SERVICE"; TO AMEND SECTION 9-11-40, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO APPLICATIONS TO BECOME A MEMBER OF THE POLICE OFFICERS RETIREMENT SYSTEM, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR WHAT CONSTITUTES "EARNED SERVICE" AND "EARNABLE COMPENSATION" FOR PURPOSES OF BENEFIT ELIGIBILITY; TO AMEND SECTION 9-11-50, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO CREDITED SERVICE OF MEMBERS OF THE POLICE OFFICERS RETIREMENT SYSTEM, SO AS TO FURTHER PROVIDE HOW AN ACTIVE MEMBER MAY ESTABLISH SERVICE CREDIT FOR SERVICE UNDER OTHER SPECIFIED RETIREMENT PROGRAMS; TO AMEND SECTION 9-20-10, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS UNDER THE STATE OPTIONAL RETIREMENT PROGRAM, SO AS TO REVISE OR ADD DEFINITIONS; TO AMEND SECTION 9-20-40, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PARTICIPATION IN AND ELECTION OF RETIREMENT SYSTEMS IN WHICH TO PARTICIPATE AND THE CHANGING OF SYSTEMS, SO AS TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THE REQUIREMENTS FOR PARTICIPATION IN THE STATE OPTIONAL RETIREMENT PROGRAM AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE MANNER IN WHICH AND CONDITIONS UNDER WHICH A MEMBER WHO PARTICIPATED IN THE STATE OPTIONAL RETIREMENT PROGRAM OR CERTAIN OTHER TEACHER OR HIGHER EDUCATION RETIREMENT PROGRAMS MAY PARTICIPATE IN THE SOUTH CAROLINA RETIREMENT SYSTEM OR PARTICIPATE CONCURRENTLY IN SUCH SYSTEMS; AND TO AMEND SECTION 9-20-60, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO GROUP LIFE INSURANCE BENEFITS UNDER THE STATE OPTIONAL RETIREMENT PROGRAM, SO AS TO DELETE RESTRICTIONS ON PAYING RETIREMENT BENEFITS FOR SERVICE IN CERTAIN OTHER RETIREMENT PROGRAMS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Amended
Request for Debate
Point of Order
Ratified

H. 4009 -- Reps. J. Brown, Allen, Altman, Anthony, Bailey, Bales, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Branham, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chellis, Clark, Clemmons, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Emory, Freeman, Frye, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Hagood, Hamilton, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jennings, Keegan, Kennedy, Kirsh, Koon, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Richardson, Rivers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sheheen, Simrill, Sinclair, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Snow, Stewart, Stille, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Umphlett, Vaughn, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Wilkins, Witherspoon and Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO WELCOME MRS. BETTY MORRIS OF ABERDEEN, MARYLAND, TO SOUTH CAROLINA, THE 2002-2003 NATIONAL PRESIDENT OF THE LADIES AUXILIARY TO THE VETERANS OF FOREIGN WARS OF THE UNITED STATES, AND TO COMMEND MRS. MORRIS AND THE LADIES AUXILIARY FOR THE WONDERFUL WORK THEY HAVE DONE ON BEHALF OF THIS NATION'S VETERANS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4010 -- Reps. J. Brown, Allen, Altman, Anthony, Bailey, Bales, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Branham, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chellis, Clark, Clemmons, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Emory, Freeman, Frye, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Hagood, Hamilton, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jennings, Keegan, Kennedy, Kirsh, Koon, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Richardson, Rivers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sheheen, Simrill, Sinclair, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Snow, Stewart, Stille, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Umphlett, Vaughn, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Wilkins, Witherspoon and Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE AND HONOR THE MEMBERS OF THE 1953 GRADUATING CLASS OF ALLEN UNIVERSITY IN CELEBRATION OF THEIR GOLDEN ANNIVERSARY FRIDAY, MAY 2, 2003, AND TO COMMEND ITS MEMBERS FOR THEIR MANY ACCOMPLISHMENTS AND CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE COMMUNITY.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4011 -- Reps. J. Brown, Allen, Altman, Anthony, Bailey, Bales, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Branham, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chellis, Clark, Clemmons, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Emory, Freeman, Frye, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Hagood, Hamilton, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jennings, Keegan, Kennedy, Kirsh, Koon, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Richardson, Rivers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sheheen, Simrill, Sinclair, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Snow, Stewart, Stille, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Umphlett, Vaughn, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Wilkins, Witherspoon and Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO PROCLAIM THE WEEK OF MAY 6-12, 2003, AS NURSES WEEK IN SOUTH CAROLINA AND TO COMMEND REGISTERED NURSING'S ACCOMPLISHMENTS AND EFFORTS TO IMPROVE OUR HEALTH CARE SYSTEM AND SHOW OUR APPRECIATION FOR THE STATE AND NATION'S REGISTERED NURSES NOT JUST DURING THIS WEEK, BUT AT EVERY OPPORTUNITY THROUGHOUT THE YEAR.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4012 -- Reps. Rutherford, Allen, Altman, Anthony, Bailey, Bales, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Branham, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chellis, Clark, Clemmons, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Emory, Freeman, Frye, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Hagood, Hamilton, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jennings, Keegan, Kennedy, Kirsh, Koon, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Richardson, Rivers, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sheheen, Simrill, Sinclair, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Snow, Stewart, Stille, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Umphlett, Vaughn, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Wilkins, Witherspoon and Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE LEROY MOSS OF RICHLAND COUNTY FOR HIS COMMITMENT TO THE EAU CLAIRE COMMUNITY AND OUTSTANDING VOLUNTEERISM, AND TO WISH HIM MUCH SUCCESS IN ALL OF HIS FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4013 -- Rep. W.D. Smith: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION APPLAUDING IRMO NATIVE ROBERT C. (BOBBY) WEED, JR., AS HE IS NAMED THE 2003 SOUTH CAROLINA GOLF ASSOCIATION "GOLF WEEK" HONOREE IN RECOGNITION OF HIS LONG AND DISTINGUISHED CAREER IN GOLF COURSE DESIGN.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4014 -- Reps. E.H. Pitts, Allen, Altman, Anthony, Bailey, Bales, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Branham, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chellis, Clark, Clemmons, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Emory, Freeman, Frye, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Hagood, Hamilton, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jennings, Keegan, Kennedy, Kirsh, Koon, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, M.A. Pitts, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Richardson, Rivers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sheheen, Simrill, Sinclair, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Snow, Stewart, Stille, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Umphlett, Vaughn, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Wilkins, Witherspoon and Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE DEBORAH B. WRIGHT OF LEXINGTON ON HER RETIREMENT AFTER THIRTY-TWO YEARS OF TIRELESS SERVICE AS A TEACHER AND PRINCIPAL, COMMEND HER FOR HER LIFELONG DEDICATION TO EDUCATION, AND WISH HER MUCH SUCCESS AND HAPPINESS IN ALL OF HER FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4015 -- Rep. M.A. Pitts: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO PROVIDE THAT THE SCHOOL DAY MISSED ON FEBRUARY 17, 2003, BY THE STUDENTS IN WARE SHOALS SCHOOL DISTRICT 51 IN GREENWOOD COUNTY 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

H. 4016 -- Rep. Harrell: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 5 TO CHAPTER 130, TITLE 59 SO AS TO ENACT THE "COLLEGE OF CHARLESTON ACADEMIC AND ADMINISTRATIVE FACILITIES BOND ACT" WHICH PRESCRIBES THE MANNER IN WHICH AND CONDITION UNDER WHICH THE COLLEGE OF CHARLESTON MAY ISSUE CERTAIN REVENUE BONDS FOR THE ACQUISITION OF ACADEMIC AND ADMINISTRATIVE BUILDINGS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading

H. 4017 -- Reps. Rutherford and Lourie: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-2780, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PENALTIES FOR UNLAWFULLY PASSING A STOPPED SCHOOL BUS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT ALL FINES IMPOSED PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION MUST BE USED TO ESTABLISH SCHOLARSHIPS AT THE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA SCHOOL OF MEDICINE AND THE MEDICAL UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA TO TRAIN MEDICAL STUDENTS IN THE FIELD OF TRAUMA MEDICINE.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 4018 -- Rep. Cato: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 42-1-180 SO AS TO DEFINE "PROFESSIONAL SPORTS TEAM PLAYER" AND "PLAYER" FOR PURPOSES OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA WORKERS' COMPENSATION LAW; AND TO ADD SECTIONS 42-1-330 AND 42-1-340 SO AS AUTHORIZE A PROFESSIONAL SPORTS TEAM PLAYER TO EXEMPT HIMSELF FROM THE WORKERS' COMPENSATION LAW UPON GIVING PROPER NOTICE AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE FORM AND THE MANNER IN WHICH THE NOTICE MUST BE GIVEN.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
2nd Reading
Point of Order

H. 4019 -- Rep. Edge: A JOINT RESOLUTION PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO SECTION 7, ARTICLE VI, CONSTITUTION OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1895, RELATING TO THE CONSTITUTIONAL OFFICERS OF THIS STATE, SO AS TO DELETE THE ADJUTANT GENERAL, COMMISSIONER OF AGRICULTURE, SUPERINTENDENT OF EDUCATION, AND TREASURER FROM THE LIST OF STATE OFFICERS WHICH THE CONSTITUTION REQUIRES TO BE ELECTED AND PROVIDE THAT UPON THE EXPIRATION OF THE TERMS OF THESE OFFICERS SERVING IN OFFICE ON THE DATE OF THE RATIFICATION OF THESE PROVISIONS, THEY MUST BE APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR, UPON THE ADVICE AND CONSENT OF THE SENATE, AND TO ABOLISH THE OFFICES OF SECRETARY OF STATE AND COMPTROLLER GENERAL WITH THE DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF THESE OFFICES DEVOLVED UPON THE OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR IN THE MANNER THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY SHALL PROVIDE BY LAW; AND PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO SECTION 4, ARTICLE XIII, RELATING TO THE ADJUTANT GENERAL AND HIS STAFF OFFICERS, SO AS TO UPDATE REFERENCES TO HIS TITLE AND MILITARY RANK, AND TO PROVIDE THAT UPON THE EXPIRATION OF THE TERM OF THE ADJUTANT GENERAL SERVING IN OFFICE ON THE DATE OF THE RATIFICATION OF THIS PROVISION, HE MUST BE APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR IN THE MANNER REQUIRED BY SECTION 7, ARTICLE VI.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4020 -- Rep. Edge: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 1-11-10, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD, SO AS TO DELETE THE COMPTROLLER GENERAL AND STATE TREASURER AS MEMBERS OF THE BOARD UPON RATIFICATION OF SPECIFIED AMENDMENTS TO THE CONSTITUTION OF THIS STATE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4021 -- Rep. Edge: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 30-4-30, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE RIGHT TO INSPECT OR COPY PUBLIC RECORDS UNDER THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT AND THE FEES FOR COPYING THOSE RECORDS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE CHARGE MADE BY A PUBLIC BODY FOR COPIES OF PUBLIC RECORDS MAY NOT EXCEED CERTAIN SPECIFIED AMOUNTS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4022 -- Rep. Edge: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 26-1-90, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO POWERS OF A NOTARY PUBLIC IN THIS STATE, SO AS TO EXCLUDE THE ADMINISTRATION OF AN OATH IN CONNECTION WITH A MARRIAGE CEREMONY AS AN AUTHORIZED NOTARIAL ACT; AND TO AMEND SECTION 26-3-80, RELATING TO THE APPLICATION OF THE UNIFORM RECOGNITION OF ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS ACT, SO AS TO CONFORM THOSE PROVISIONS TO THE EXCLUSION AND TO MAKE THE EXCLUSION APPLY ONLY AFTER THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS ACT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4023 -- Reps. Cooper, Cato, White and Rice: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO REMOVE THE "EARLE MORRIS HIGHWAY" MARKERS OR SIGNS WHICH WERE PLACED ON THAT PORTION OF SOUTH CAROLINA HIGHWAY 153 WHICH CONNECTS SECONDARY HIGHWAY 190 IN ANDERSON COUNTY WITH SOUTH CAROLINA HIGHWAY 123 IN PICKENS COUNTY.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Adopted

H. 4024 -- Reps. Clemmons, Edge, Hayes, Keegan, Viers and Witherspoon: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO NAME THE PORTION OF NEW INTERSTATE HIGHWAY 73 IN HORRY COUNTY AS THE "ASHBY WARD MEMORIAL HIGHWAY" IN HONOR OF THE LATE ASHBY WARD, PRESIDENT AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER OF THE MYRTLE BEACH AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE AT THE TIME OF HIS DEATH, AND TO INSTALL APPROPRIATE MARKERS CONTAINING THE WORDS "ASHBY WARD MEMORIAL HIGHWAY".
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4025 -- Rep. Harrell: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-36-910, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO SALES AND USE TAXATION, SO AS TO TAX ONLY THE TAXABLE PORTION OF THE GROSS PROCEEDS FROM A TELECOMMUNICATIONS BUNDLED TRANSACTION.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Point of Order

H. 4026 -- Reps. W.D. Smith, Delleney and F.N. Smith: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO FIX 12:00 NOON ON WEDNESDAY, MAY 28, 2003, AS THE TIME TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE COURT OF APPEALS, SEAT 3, WHOSE TERM EXPIRES JUNE 30, 2007; AND TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE FAMILY COURT FOR THE THIRD JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, SEAT 2, WHOSE TERM EXPIRES JUNE 30, 2007.
Introduced and Adopted
Other proceedings
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4027 -- Reps. Hosey, Rhoad, Allen, Altman, Anthony, Bailey, Bales, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Branham, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chellis, Clark, Clemmons, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Emory, Freeman, Frye, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Hagood, Hamilton, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Howard, Huggins, Jennings, Keegan, Kennedy, Kirsh, Koon, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Quinn, Rice, Richardson, Rivers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sheheen, Simrill, Sinclair, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Snow, Stewart, Stille, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Umphlett, Vaughn, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Wilkins, Witherspoon and 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 THE HONORABLE CARL D. LOADHOLT OF FAIRFAX AND TO CONVEY DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO HIS LOVING FAMILY AND MANY FRIENDS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4028 -- Reps. Cotty and McGee: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 43-26-90, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO BUILDINGS NOT SUBJECT TO THE RULES OF OPERATION OF VENDING FACILITIES BY THE COMMISSION FOR THE BLIND, SO AS TO EXCLUDE THE SOUTH CAROLINA STATE MUSEUM.
Introduced and Committed
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recalled

H. 4029 -- Reps. Witherspoon, Barfield, Edge, Keegan and Viers: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO NAME THE BRIDGE THAT CROSSES MAPLE SWAMP ALONG SOUTH CAROLINA HIGHWAY 65 IN HORRY COUNTY "JAMES E. FLEMING BRIDGE" AND TO ERECT APPROPRIATE MARKERS OR SIGNS AT THE BRIDGE CONTAINING THE WORDS "JAMES E. FLEMING BRIDGE."
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4030 -- Rep. Quinn: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 23-1-15, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO A POLICE JURISDICTION'S AUTHORITY TO ENFORCE THE LAW ON CERTAIN REAL PROPERTY USED AS A PARKING LOT, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A POLICE JURISDICTION MAY ISSUE CITATIONS FOR MOTOR VEHICLES THAT ARE ILLEGALLY PARKED IN SPACES RESERVED FOR HANDICAPPED INDIVIDUALS IN PARKING LOTS THAT ARE NOT POSTED WITH SIGNS THAT INFORM THE PUBLIC THAT THE PARKING LOT IS SUBJECT TO POLICE JURISDICTION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4031 -- Rep. Altman: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 20-7-87 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IF AN INDIVIDUAL SERVING IN THE MILITARY IS CALLED TO ACTIVE DUTY IN A TIME OF WAR AND IS UNDER A COURT-ORDERED OBLIGATION TO PAY CHILD SUPPORT, A REDUCTION IN THAT INDIVIDUAL'S PAY, DUE TO BEING CALLED INTO ACTIVE DUTY, CONSTITUTES A MATERIAL CHANGE IN CIRCUMSTANCES AND THE INDIVIDUAL'S CHILD SUPPORT OBLIGATIONS AND SPOUSAL SUPPORT OBLIGATIONS MUST BE REDUCED BY A PERCENTAGE COMMENSURATE WITH THE PERCENTAGE REDUCTION IN THE INDIVIDUAL'S PAY; TO PROVIDE THAT NEITHER A CHILD SUPPORT NOR SPOUSAL SUPPORT ARREARAGE MAY ACCRUE AGAINST SUCH AN INDIVIDUAL DURING ACTIVE DUTY SERVICE; AND TO REQUIRE THE INDIVIDUAL TO NOTIFY THE FAMILY COURT WHEN THE INDIVIDUAL IS DISCHARGED FROM ACTIVE DUTY.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Amended
Amended
Proposed Amended
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Reconsidered
Request for Debate
Point of Order

H. 4032 -- Rep. Rivers: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY REPEALING SECTION 62-3-108, RELATING TO THE ULTIMATE TIME LIMITATION ON THE COMMENCEMENT OF ANY PROBATE, TESTACY, AND APPOINTMENT PROCEEDINGS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4033 -- Rep. Witherspoon: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO DESIGNATE AUGUST 9, 2003, AS THE FIRST ANNUAL NATIONAL MARINA DAY IN ORDER TO HONOR SOUTH CAROLINA'S MARINAS FOR THEIR CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE COMMUNITY AND MAKE CITIZENS, POLICYMAKERS, AND EMPLOYEES MORE AWARE OF THE OVERALL CONTRIBUTIONS TO THEIR WELL-BEING, AND TO REQUEST THAT OUR STATE JOIN HANDS WITH OTHER STATES AND THOUSANDS OF WATERFRONT COMMUNITIES ACROSS THE UNITED STATES IN CELEBRATING THIS DAY.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4034 -- Reps. Walker, Davenport, Anthony, Lee, Littlejohn, Mahaffey, Sinclair, W.D. Smith, Talley, Allen, Altman, Bailey, Bales, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Branham, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chellis, Clark, Clemmons, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Emory, Freeman, Frye, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Hagood, Hamilton, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jennings, Keegan, Kennedy, Kirsh, Koon, Leach, Limehouse, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Richardson, Rivers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sheheen, Simrill, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, Snow, Stewart, Stille, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Umphlett, Vaughn, Viers, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Wilkins, Witherspoon and Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION EXTENDING THE SYMPATHY OF THE MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE FAMILY AND MANY FRIENDS OF UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS PRIVATE NOLEN RYAN HUTCHINGS, OF BOILING SPRINGS IN SPARTANBURG COUNTY, WHO LOST HIS LIFE IN THE SERVICE OF HIS COUNTRY IN IRAQ ON MARCH 23, 2003.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4035 -- Rep. Coleman: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE APPRECIATION OF THE MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO THE HONORABLE MARION C. SMITH OF FAIRFIELD COUNTY FOR HIS FOURTEEN YEARS OF DEDICATED SERVICE AS A MAGISTRATE AND UPON HIS RETIREMENT WISH HIM GOOD HEALTH AND HAPPINESS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4036 -- Rep. Coleman: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE APPRECIATION OF THE MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO MR. THOMAS A. JACKSON, SR. OF FAIRFIELD COUNTY, FOR HIS MANY YEARS OF SERVICE TO HIS COMMUNITY AND THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA AND TO WISH HIM SUCCESS AND HAPPINESS IN HIS FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4037 -- Rep. G. Brown: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 24-3-27, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE ESTABLISHMENT OF LOCAL REGIONAL CORRECTIONAL FACILITIES FOR THE CONFINEMENT OF CERTAIN PERSONS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT AN INMATE CONFINED IN A REGIONAL CORRECTIONAL FACILITY MAY BE SERVED A WARRANT BY A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER OF A COUNTY WHICH PARTICIPATES IN THE FUNDING OF THE FACILITY WITHOUT IT BEING COUNTERSIGNED BY OFFICIALS OF THE COUNTY IF ITS LOCATION IS DIFFERENT.
Introduced and Committed
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Recalled

H. 4038 -- Rep. Toole: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-140, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF A DRIVER'S LICENSE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY MAY PLACE A MAGNETIC STRIP ON A DRIVER'S LICENSE WHICH CONTAINS THE NAME AND TELEPHONE NUMBER OF A PERSON WHO MAY BE CONTACTED IF THE HOLDER OF THE LICENSE IS INVOLVED IN AN EMERGENCY SITUATION AND ANY OTHER INFORMATION THE DEPARTMENT DETERMINES TO BE APPROPRIATE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4039 -- Reps. Stewart, Koon, G.M. Smith, Simrill, Whipper, Bailey, Branham, Clark, Coates, Govan, Harrison, Hayes, Hosey, Mahaffey, Martin, McCraw, McGee, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, Owens, Perry, Pinson, Rivers, Sinclair, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, J.R. Smith, Snow, Umphlett, Viers, Wilkins and Witherspoon: 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, BY ADDING SECTION 37-2-418 SO AS TO PROHIBIT THE ISSUANCE AND DISTRIBUTION OF A SELLER CREDIT CARD BY A CREDIT CARD ISSUER WITHOUT A SIGNED, WRITTEN REQUEST FOR CARD OWNERSHIP BY THE PROSPECTIVE CREDIT CARD OWNER; AND TO AMEND CHAPTER 3, TITLE 37, RELATING TO LIMITATIONS ON CONSUMER LOAN AGREEMENTS, BY ADDING SECTION 37-3-418 SO AS TO PROHIBIT THE ISSUANCE AND DISTRIBUTION OF A LENDER CREDIT CARD BY A CREDIT CARD ISSUER WITHOUT A SIGNED, WRITTEN REQUEST FOR CARD OWNERSHIP BY THE PROSPECTIVE CREDIT CARD OWNER.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4040 -- Rep. Harvin: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE PROFOUND SYMPATHY OF THE MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES UPON THE DEATH OF RALSTON E. SMITH OF TURBEVILLE ON FRIDAY, MARCH 7, 2003, AND TO CONVEY DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO HIS FAMILY AND MANY FRIENDS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4041 -- Rep. Harvin: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE MR. DWAYNE HOWELL OF TURBEVILLE ON BEING NAMED THE 2002-2003 SOUTH CAROLINA ATHLETIC ADMINISTRATORS ASSOCIATION'S CLASS A ATHLETIC DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR, TO COMMEND HIM ON HIS HARD WORK AND DEDICATION TO EAST CLARENDON HIGH SCHOOL, AND TO WISH HIM EVERY SUCCESS IN HIS FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4042 -- Reps. Simrill, Clyburn, Davenport, Delleney, Haskins, Martin, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, D.C. Smith, J.R. Smith and Stille: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO PROCLAIM MAY 1, 2003, AS "NATIONAL DAY OF PRAYER" IN SOUTH CAROLINA AND TO URGE OUR STATE'S CITIZENS TO JOIN TOGETHER IN THEIR HOMES, PLACES OF WORK, AND PLACES OF WORSHIP TO PRAY FOR THE UNITY OF THE HEARTS OF ALL MANKIND AND TO CONTINUE IN PRAYER FOR OUR STATE AND OUR NATION.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4043 -- Rep. Harrison: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE CONGRATULATIONS OF THE MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO THE MEMBERS OF THE DREHER HIGH SCHOOL ACADEMIC DECATHLON TEAM AND THE TEAM'S COACHES, CHRISTINA MURPHY AND LINDA WILLIAMS, OF COLUMBIA ON WINNING THE 2003 ACADEMIC DECATHLON STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE, TO COMMEND THEM FOR THEIR HARD WORK AND COMPETITIVE SPIRIT, AND TO WISH THEM EVERY SUCCESS IN THEIR FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4044 -- Rep. G.M. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 9-1-1620, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO OPTIONAL FORMS OF RETIREMENT ALLOWANCES UNDER THE STATE RETIREMENT SYSTEM; AND SECTION 9-11-150, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO OPTIONAL FORMS OF RETIREMENT ALLOWANCES UNDER THE POLICE OFFICERS RETIREMENT SYSTEM, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A MEMBER WHO ELECTED A RETIREMENT OPTION THAT INCLUDED AN ADVANCE OF HIS FEDERAL SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS WHICH IS NO LONGER OFFERED AS A RETIREMENT OPTION MAY CHANGE THIS ELECTION ON A ONE-TIME BASIS TO ANY OTHER RETIREMENT OPTION NOW OFFERED, AND TO PROVIDE THAT IN ADDITION TO OTHER BENEFIT ADJUSTMENTS REQUIRED TO REFLECT THE MEMBER'S NEW ELECTION, THE REVISED BENEFIT ALLOWANCE SHALL BE ADJUSTED TO REFLECT AN ACTUARIAL RECOUPMENT OF THE FEDERAL SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS PREVIOUSLY ADVANCED PLUS SPECIFIED INTEREST.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4045 -- Reps. Govan, Bailey, R. Brown, Freeman, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Mack, Mahaffey, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, Pinson, Sinclair and Vaughn: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 43-21-195 SO AS TO ESTABLISH THE MEDICATION ASSISTANCE TO SENIORS (MATS) PROGRAM IN THE DIVISION ON AGING, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES TO ASSIST LOW INCOME SENIORS WITH OBTAINING PRESCRIPTION DRUGS FROM MANUFACTURERS' PHARMACEUTICAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS, TO PROVIDE FOR THE POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE DIVISION IN IMPLEMENTING THIS PROGRAM, TO PROVIDE THAT THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE PROGRAM IS SUBJECT TO THE AVAILABILITY OF FUNDING; AND TO PROVIDE THAT MATS IS NOT AN ENTITLEMENT PROGRAM AND IF THERE ARE INSUFFICIENT FUNDS TO ASSIST ALL ELIGIBLE INDIVIDUALS, THE DIVISION MAY DEVELOP A WAITING LIST PRIORITIZED BY CRITERIA ESTABLISHED BY THE DIVISION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4046 -- Reps. Moody-Lawrence, Clyburn, J. Brown, R. Brown, Cobb-Hunter, Gourdine, Hosey, Lee, Lloyd, Mack, Martin and Parks: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 41-1-105 SO AS TO PROHIBIT ANY STATE AGENCY FROM PAYING DIFFERENT WAGES FOR COMPARABLE WORK AND SKILLS BASED UPON GENDER AND TO REQUIRE RETROACTIVE REIMBURSEMENT FOR A VIOLATION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4047 -- Rep. Koon: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 58-5-30, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE EXEMPTION OF MUNICIPAL UTILITIES FROM REGULATION BY THE PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION, SO AS TO LIMIT THE EXEMPTION TO A PUBLIC UTILITY'S OPERATIONS WITHIN THE MUNICIPALITY'S CORPORATE LIMITS; AND TO AMEND SECTION 58-27-1010, RELATING TO THE PROHIBITION ON REGULATION BY THE PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION OF CONTRACTS MADE BY A MUNICIPALITY, SO AS TO LIMIT THE PROHIBITION TO CONTRACTS MADE BY A MUNICIPALITY WITH CUSTOMERS LOCATED WITHIN THE CORPORATE LIMITS OF THE MUNICIPALITY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4048 -- Reps. J.R. Smith, Scarborough, Neilson, Cotty, Anthony, Bailey, Barfield, Cato, Ceips, Clark, Clemmons, Coates, Cooper, Davenport, Duncan, Edge, Hagood, Hamilton, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hinson, Huggins, Keegan, Leach, Limehouse, Loftis, Lucas, McGee, Owens, Perry, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, Quinn, Rice, Sandifer, Simrill, Sinclair, Skelton, D.C. Smith, W.D. Smith, Stewart, Talley, Thompson, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Umphlett, Vaughn, Viers, Walker, Wilkins, Witherspoon, Young, Merrill, G.M. Smith, Chellis, Bingham, Bowers, Herbkersman, Littlejohn and White: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING CHAPTER 155 TO TITLE 59 SO AS TO ENACT THE "S.M.A.R.T. (STREAMLINED MANAGEMENT AND ACCOUNTABLE RESOURCES FOR TEACHING) FUNDING IN EDUCATION ACT", TO PROVIDE FOR THE CONSOLIDATION OF STATE SOURCES OF FUNDING FOR K-12 INTO A SINGLE SOURCE FOR ALLOCATION BY EACH LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICT INTO AREAS IT DETERMINES BEST ACHIEVE ITS OBJECTIVES AND ENHANCE ITS ACCOUNTABILITY, TO PROVIDE THAT THE FUNDING BE MADE BASED ON SIX GENERAL CATEGORIES FOR WHICH THE FUNDS MUST BE USED, AND TO DESCRIBE THAT THE MONIES WHICH FORM THE POOL OF MONIES IN EACH GENERAL CATEGORY MAY BE TRANSFERRED WITH ONE HUNDRED PERCENT FLEXIBILITY AMONG PROGRAMS WITHIN THAT CATEGORY, TO PROVIDE FOR SOME FLEXIBILITY IN DISTRIBUTION OF FUNDING ACROSS CATEGORIES, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE S.M.A.R.T. FUNDING PROGRAM WILL BE FUNDED BEGINNING JULY 1, 2004.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Proposed Amended
Point of Order
Point of Order

H. 4049 -- Reps. Breeland, Moody-Lawrence, Whipper and R. Brown: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO CREATE A TASK FORCE TO STUDY TOBACCO USE PREVENTION PROGRAMS, AND MAKE RECOMMENDATIONS ON WAYS TO IMPROVE THE DELIVERY OF SERVICES RELATED TO THESE PROGRAMS, AND TO REQUIRE THE TASK FORCE TO REPORT TO THE GOVERNOR AND THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY BEFORE JANUARY 1, 2004, AT WHICH TIME THE TASK FORCE IS ABOLISHED.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4050 -- Reps. Loftis, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Coates, Davenport, Duncan, Freeman, Frye, Herbkersman, Koon, Ott, Perry, Pinson, M.A. Pitts, Stewart, Viers and Witherspoon: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 44-55-130 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PUBLIC WATER SYSTEM WITH A PROFESSIONAL ENGINEER ON STAFF AND WHICH HAS A GENERAL CONSTRUCTION PERMIT MAY CONSTRUCT A LINE EXTENSION THAT SERVES OR MAY SERVE MORE THAN ONE CONSUMER.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4051 -- Rep. Miller: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 50-5-1335, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE UNLAWFUL USE OF A "CRAB POT" FOR COMMERCIAL PURPOSES IN AND AROUND PAWLEY'S ISLAND IN GEORGETOWN COUNTY, SO AS TO DELETE REFERENCES TO "CRAB POT" AND SUBSTITUTE "BLUE CRAB TRAP", TO DELETE REFERENCES TO SETTING "CRAB POTS" OR CATCHING CRABS WITHIN ONE HUNDRED FIFTY FEET OF THE MEAN LOW TIDE WATERMARK BY MEANS OTHER THAN A "CRAB POT" FOR PERSONAL CONSUMPTION, TO INCLUDE PROHIBITION OF THE USE OF BLUE CRAB TRAPS FOR COMMERCIAL PURPOSES WITHIN CERTAIN WATERS OF DEBORDIEU CREEK AND THE SAMPIT RIVER IN GEORGETOWN COUNTY AND LITTLE CHECHESSEE CREEK IN BEAUFORT COUNTY; AND TO REPEAL SECTION 50-5-1340 RELATING TO THE COMMERCIAL USE OF "CRAB POTS" IN LITTLE CHECHESSEE CREEK IN BEAUFORT COUNTY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4052 -- Rep. Taylor: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 6-11-435, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO ALTERATION OF SPECIAL PURPOSE DISTRICTS RESULTING IN OVERLAP, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IF THE BOUNDARIES OF A SPECIAL PURPOSE DISTRICT PROVIDING WATERWORKS OR SEWER SERVICE ARE DIMINISHED, THE SPECIAL PURPOSE DISTRICT MAY CONTINUE TO PROVIDE WATER OR SEWER SERVICES OUTSIDE OF ITS DIMINISHED BOUNDARIES PURSUANT TO AN INTERGOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT WITH ONE OR MORE POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONS AUTHORIZED TO PROVIDE THE WATER OR SEWER SERVICE DIRECTLY, AND TO FURTHER PROVIDE THAT THIS CONTINUATION OF WATER OR SEWER SERVICE MUST BE APPROVED BY THE COUNTY BOARD BY RESOLUTION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4053 -- Reps. Clyburn, Hosey, Limehouse and Townsend: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 57-5-880, SO AS TO REQUIRE ALL STATE SECONDARY HIGHWAY SYSTEM ROADS, STREETS, AND HIGHWAYS TO HAVE CENTER LINES OR RAISED PAVEMENT MARKERS DIVIDING OPPOSING TRAFFIC.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4054 -- Rep. Harrison: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 11, TITLE 16, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY AMENDING ARTICLE 8 SO AS TO PROVIDE NEW DEFINITIONS USED IN THE ARTICLE, PROVIDE FOR CERTAIN CIVIL ACTIONS BY PERSONS AGGRIEVED BY A VIOLATION OF THIS ARTICLE, PROVIDE FOR DAMAGES THAT MAY BE RECOVERED, TO REVISE CERTAIN OFFENSES RELATING TO THEFT OF COMMUNICATION SERVICES, AND TO REVISE CERTAIN PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS OF THIS ARTICLE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4055 -- Rep. Harrison: 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 TERMS OF TWO YEARS; BY ADDING SECTION 7-5-25 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT MEMBERS OF COUNTY BOARDS OF REGISTRATION, COUNTY ELECTION COMMISSIONS, AND COMBINED COUNTY BOARD OF REGISTRATION AND ELECTIONS WHOSE COMMISSIONS DO NOT COMPLETE OR MAKE SATISFACTORY PROGRESS TOWARD COMPLETING CERTIFICATION AND TRAINING REQUIREMENTS MUST BE REMOVED FROM OFFICE BY THE GOVERNOR; BY ADDING ARTICLE 2 TO CHAPTER 13, TITLE 7 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 7-13-470 SO AS TO REQUIRE A REFERENDUM ON THE QUESTION OF RAISING THE MILLAGE LIMIT OF A GOVERNING BODY MUST BE HELD EITHER AT THE TIME OF THE GENERAL ELECTION OR THE FIRST TUESDAY FOLLOWING THE FIRST MONDAY IN NOVEMBER OF 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 7-13-1885 SO AS TO REQUIRE THE ENTITY CHARGED BY LAW WITH CONDUCTING THE ELECTION TO REPORT THE AGGREGATE NUMBER OF ELECTORS SIGNING THE POLL LIST TO THE STATE ELECTION COMMISSION; 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 7-15-480 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; 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 SHALL 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; 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 BEFORE 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.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4056 -- Reps. Harrison and W.D. Smith: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND CONGRATULATE ONE OF SOUTH CAROLINA'S FINEST GOLFERS, DAVID DUPRE OF COLUMBIA, FOR HIS OUTSTANDING AMATEUR GOLFING CAREER AND TO DECLARE THURSDAY, APRIL 24, 2003, AS "DAVID DUPRE DAY" IN HIS HONOR.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4057 -- Reps. J.H. Neal, Govan, Breeland, J. Brown, R. Brown, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Hosey, Howard, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Mack, Moody-Lawrence, Parks, Rivers and Snow: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 7 TO CHAPTER 35, TITLE 41 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR AN ALTERNATIVE BASE PERIOD FOR CERTAIN CLAIMANTS OF BENEFITS UNDER THE SOUTH CAROLINA EMPLOYMENT SECURITY LAW, TO DEFINE "ALTERNATIVE BASE PERIOD", AND TO FURTHER PROVIDE THAT, WHEN CERTAIN INFORMATION IS NOT AVAILABLE, THE COMMISSION MAY BASE THE DETERMINATION FOR ELIGIBILITY FOR UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE BENEFITS ON THE AFFIDAVIT OF A CLAIMANT WITH RESPECT TO WEEKS AND WAGES FOR CERTAIN CALENDAR QUARTERS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4058 -- Reps. J.H. Neal, Loftis, Clyburn, Branham, Breeland, J. Brown, R. Brown, Cobb-Hunter, J. Hines, Hosey, Howard, Mack, Moody-Lawrence, J.E. Smith and Snow: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 15 TO CHAPTER 7, TITLE 6 SO AS TO ENACT THE SOUTH CAROLINA INCLUSIONARY ZONING ACT TO PROVIDE THAT COUNTIES AND MUNICIPALITIES ARE EMPOWERED TO USE INCLUSIONARY ZONING STRATEGIES TO EXPAND THE AVAILABILITY OF AFFORDABLE HOUSING.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4059 -- Reps. J.H. Neal, Hosey, Govan, Breeland, J. Brown, R. Brown, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, J. Hines, Howard, Mack and Moody-Lawrence: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 11-35-35, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO SURETY BONDING REQUIREMENTS FOR BIDDERS ON A PUBLIC PROCUREMENT CONTRACT, SO AS TO DEFINE "HISTORICALLY UNDERUTILIZED BUSINESS", TO PROVIDE THAT THE GENERAL SERVICES DIVISION OF THE STATE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD ESTABLISH A PROGRAM TO PROVIDE TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE TO A HUB SEEKING A SURETY BOND, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE DIVISION MAY CONTRACT FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE PROGRAM.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4060 -- Reps. J.H. Neal, Clyburn, Govan, Breeland, J. Brown, R. Brown, Cobb-Hunter, Hosey, Howard, Mack, Moody-Lawrence and Weeks: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 43-1-220 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A SELF-SUFFICIENCY STANDARD FOR USE BY STATE AGENCIES TO ASSIST INDIVIDUALS IN ESTABLISHING PERSONAL FINANCIAL GOALS AND ESTIMATING THE AMOUNT OF INCOME NEEDED TO SUPPORT THEIR FAMILIES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4061 -- Reps. J.H. Neal, J.E. Smith, Clyburn, McLeod, Govan, Breeland, J. Brown, Cobb-Hunter, Hosey, Howard, Mack, Moody-Lawrence and Snow: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 13-1-1780 SO AS TO ENACT THE "MICROENTERPRISE DEVELOPMENT ACT" AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE COORDINATING COUNCIL FOR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ESTABLISH A MATCHING GRANT PROGRAM TO OFFER TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE AND CAPACITY BUILDING TO ORGANIZATIONS QUALIFIED TO PROVIDE SERVICES TO LOW-INCOME MICROENTERPRISES, TO DEFINE TERMS, TO ESTABLISH GUIDELINES FOR AVAILABILITY OF GRANTS AND FOR ELIGIBILITY OF RECIPIENTS, AND TO AUTHORIZE THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE TO PROMULGATE NECESSARY REGULATIONS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4062 -- Reps. J.H. Neal, J.E. Smith, Govan, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Emory, J. Hines, Hosey, Howard, Lloyd, Mack, Rivers, Snow and Weeks: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING CHAPTER 22 TO TITLE 23 SO AS TO DEFINE MINORITY GROUP, PROVIDE FOR THE COLLECTION AND COMPILATION OF CERTAIN INFORMATION GATHERED BY A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER TO DETERMINE WHETHER TRAFFIC AND PEDESTRIAN STOPS HE MAKES ARE RACE-BASED, TO PROVIDE THAT EACH LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY SHALL ADOPT A POLICY TO DISCOURAGE RACE-BASED TRAFFIC AND PEDESTRIAN STOPS, TO PROVIDE THAT THE GOVERNOR MAY WITHHOLD STATE FUNDS FROM A LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY WHICH FAILS TO COMPLY WITH THE PROVISIONS CONTAINED IN THIS CHAPTER, TO ALLOW A LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY TO USE CERTAIN FEDERAL FUNDS TO EQUIP ITS VEHICLES WITH VIDEO EQUIPMENT TO RECORD TRAFFIC AND PEDESTRIAN STOPS, AND TO ALLOW LOCAL GOVERNMENTS TO ESTABLISH CIVILIAN REVIEW BOARDS OR USE EXISTING REVIEW BOARDS TO INVESTIGATE ALLEGATIONS OF MISCONDUCT BY LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4063 -- Reps. J.H. Neal, Breeland, J. Brown, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Hosey, Howard, Mack and Snow: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 24-3-5 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE STATE, A COUNTY, OR A MUNICIPALITY WITHIN THIS STATE MAY NOT AUTHORIZE THE CONSTRUCTION OR ESTABLISHMENT OF A PRIVATE CORRECTIONAL FACILITY IN THIS STATE OR CONTRACT WITH A PRIVATE CONTRACTOR OR PRIVATE VENDOR FOR THE PROVISION OF SERVICES RELATED TO THE OPERATION OF AN ADULT OR JUVENILE CORRECTIONAL FACILITY IN THIS STATE, AND TO PROHIBIT CERTAIN ACTIONS RELATING TO THE PRIVATIZATION OF ADULT OR JUVENILE CORRECTIONAL FACILITIES IN THIS STATE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4064 -- Reps. J.H. Neal, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Hosey, Mack and Snow: A JOINT RESOLUTION PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO ARTICLE II OF THE CONSTITUTION OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1895, RELATING TO THE RIGHT OF SUFFRAGE, BY ADDING SECTION 12 SO AS TO AUTHORIZE A PROCEDURE BY WHICH A CANDIDATE FOR ELECTIVE OFFICE MAY FINANCE HIS CAMPAIGN WITH PUBLIC FUNDS AS THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY MAY DETERMINE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4065 -- Reps. J.H. Neal, Weeks, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Hosey, Howard, Mack and Moody-Lawrence: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 6 TO CHAPTER 3, TITLE 24 SO AS TO ENACT THE DEATH PENALTY MORATORIUM ACT, CREATE THE COMMISSION ON THE DEATH PENALTY, PROVIDE FOR ITS MEMBERS, THEIR APPOINTMENT, POWERS AND DUTIES, AND PROVIDE THAT THE STATE SHALL NOT CARRY OUT A SENTENCE OF DEATH IMPOSED UNDER STATE LAW UNTIL THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY CONSIDERS THE FINAL FINDINGS AND RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE COMMISSION ON THE DEATH PENALTY IN THE REPORT SUBMITTED UNDER THIS ARTICLE, AND ENACTS LEGISLATION REPEALING THIS ARTICLE AND IMPLEMENTING OR REJECTING THE GUIDELINES AND PROCEDURES RECOMMENDED BY THE COMMISSION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4066 -- Reps. J.H. Neal, Hosey, Govan, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, J. Hines, Lloyd, Mack, Snow and Weeks: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING CHAPTER 14 TO TITLE 8 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 TO REQUIRE ELECTRONIC DISCLOSURES FOR ALL CAMPAIGN CONTRIBUTIONS TO CANDIDATES AND POLITICAL COMMITTEES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4067 -- Reps. J.H. Neal, Breeland, J. Brown, R. Brown, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, J. Hines, Hosey, Howard, Mack, Moody-Lawrence and Snow: A BILL TO AMENDTHE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SUBARTICLE 4 TO ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 35, TITLE 11 SO AS TO ENACT THE SOUTH CAROLINA LIVING WAGE ACT, PROVIDE THAT A STATE CONTRACT FOR SERVICES MUST REQUIRE STATE CONTRACTORS TO PAY AN HOURLY WAGE RATE THAT IS AT LEAST THE LIVING WAGE, PROVIDE FOR THE AMOUNT OF THE INITIAL LIVING WAGE WITH AND WITHOUT INSURANCE BENEFITS, PROVIDE FOR WAIVERS OF THE REQUIREMENT OF PAYING A LIVING WAGE BASED ON ECONOMIC HARDSHIP, AND PROVIDE FOR THE ADMINISTRATION AND ENFORCEMENT OF THIS SUBARTICLE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4068 -- Reps. J.H. Neal, Breeland, J. Brown, R. Brown, Cobb-Hunter, Hosey, Howard, Mack and Moody-Lawrence: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 11 TO CHAPTER 3, TITLE 23 SO AS TO ENACT THE "INNOCENCE PROTECTION ACT" AND TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON IN CUSTODY AFTER CONVICTION MAY APPLY TO THE COURT FOR CERTAIN FORENSIC DNA TESTING, TO PROVIDE FOR THE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF A COURT UPON RECEIPT OF AN APPLICATION FOR DNA TESTING, AND TO PROVIDE FOR PRESERVATION OF BIOLOGICAL MATERIAL SECURED IN CONNECTION WITH A CRIMINAL CASE FOR SO LONG AS THE MATERIAL MAY HAVE PROBATIVE VALUE AS EVIDENCE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4069 -- Reps. J.H. Neal, Breeland, J. Brown, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Hosey, Mack and Moody-Lawrence: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-26-45 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT BEGINNING WITH TEACHER CONTRACTS ISSUED FOR THE 2003-2004 SCHOOL YEAR, ALL CONTRACTS MUST BE FOR A PERIOD OF ONE HUNDRED EIGHTY-SIX DAYS, RATHER THAN ONE HUNDRED NINETY DAYS, TO PROVIDE FOR THE MANNER IN WHICH THE REDUCED TEACHER DAYS SHALL BE DETERMINED, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE COMPENSATION TEACHERS RECEIVE ON AN ANNUAL BASIS SHALL NOT BE REDUCED BUT INSTEAD SHALL BE BASED ON A PER DIEM OF ONE HUNDRED EIGHTY-SIX DAYS RATHER THAN ONE HUNDRED NINETY DAYS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4070 -- Rep. Witherspoon: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 48-1-87 SO AS TO ENACT THE "AQUATIC LIFE PROTECTION ACT" TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL TO IMPOSE NPDES PERMIT LIMITATIONS FOR TOXICITY IF A DISCHARGE HAS THE REASONABLE 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

H. 4071 -- Reps. Wilkins, Harrison, W.D. Smith, Cotty, Harrell, Quinn, Cato, Young, Altman, Bailey, Battle, Ceips, Chellis, Davenport, Edge, Frye, Hagood, Haskins, Herbkersman, Hinson, Huggins, Keegan, Kirsh, Leach, Littlejohn, McCraw, McGee, Merrill, E.H. Pitts, Rice, Scarborough, Skelton, D.C. Smith, G.M. Smith, J.R. Smith, Stille, Umphlett and Walker: A JOINT RESOLUTION PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO SECTION 7, ARTICLE VI, CONSTITUTION OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1895, RELATING TO THE CONSTITUTIONAL OFFICERS OF THIS STATE, SO AS TO DELETE THE COMPTROLLER GENERAL, SECRETARY OF STATE, SUPERINTENDENT OF EDUCATION, AND TREASURER FROM THE LIST OF STATE OFFICERS WHICH THE CONSTITUTION REQUIRES TO BE ELECTED AND PROVIDE THAT UPON THE EXPIRATION OF THE TERMS OF THESE OFFICERS SERVING IN OFFICE ON THE DATE OF THE RATIFICATION OF THESE PROVISIONS, THE SECRETARY OF STATE AND SUPERINTENDENT OF EDUCATION MUST BE APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR, UPON THE ADVICE AND CONSENT OF THE SENATE AND THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE COMPTROLLER GENERAL AND TREASURER MUST BE APPOINTED BY UNANIMOUS VOTE OF THE STATE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD UPON NOMINATION OF THE GOVERNOR, WITH THE PERSONS APPOINTED COMPTROLLER GENERAL AND TREASURER BEING INELIGIBLE TO SERVE AS A MEMBER OF THE STATE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD; AND PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO SECTION 1, ARTICLE XI, RELATING TO THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION, SO AS TO ABOLISH THE BOARD EFFECTIVE UPON THE STATE SUPERINTENDENT OF EDUCATION BEING APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4072 -- Rep. Sandifer: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND THE HONORABLE DEWITT MIZE, OCONEE COUNTY FIRE MARSHAL, FOR HIS DISTINGUISHED CAREER OF PUBLIC SERVICE UPON HIS RETIREMENT.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4073 -- Reps. Govan, Rhoad, Cobb-Hunter and Ott: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO NAME THE PORTION OF UNITED STATES HIGHWAYS 21 AND 78 BYPASS IN ORANGEBURG COUNTY FROM ITS INTERSECTION WITH UNITED STATES HIGHWAY 21 TO ITS INTERSECTION WITH UNITED STATES HIGHWAY 301 IN HONOR OF EARL MIDDLETON, AND TO ERECT APPROPRIATE MARKERS OR SIGNS ALONG THIS PORTION OF HIGHWAY CONTAINING THE WORDS "EARL MIDDLETON HIGHWAY".
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Amended
Adopted

H. 4074 -- Reps. Limehouse, Altman, Anthony, Branham, Freeman, Hosey, Leach, Mahaffey, Moody-Lawrence, Rice, Rivers, Sinclair, Snow and Vaughn: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 33, TITLE 59, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY DESIGNATING SECTIONS 59-33-10 THROUGH 59-33-110 AS ARTICLE 1, ENTITLED "GENERAL PROVISIONS", AND BY ADDING ARTICLE 3 SO AS TO ESTABLISH AND PROVIDE FOR THE STATE AUTISM TRAINING CENTER, TO DEFINE CERTAIN TERMS, TO PROVIDE FOR THE POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION AND THE CENTER, AND TO PROVIDE FOR EXPENSES, COSTS, AND CHARGES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4075 -- Reps. Cato and Tripp: A BILL TO AMEND SECTIONS 38-90-10, 38-90-20, 38-90-40, 38-90-50, 38-90-60, 38-90-140, ALL AS AMENDED, AND SECTION 38-90-200, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO CAPTIVE INSURANCE COMPANIES, SO AS TO, AMONG OTHER THINGS, AUTHORIZE CAPTIVE INSURANCE COMPANIES TO FORM AS LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANIES; TO IMPOSE A FEE FOR THE USE OF INTERNAL RESOURCES TO EXAMINE AND INVESTIGATE APPLICATIONS FOR LICENSURE; TO INCREASE THE ANNUAL RENEWAL LICENSE FEE; TO ADD A FEE TO RECOVER REASONABLE COSTS OF PROCESSING CERTIFICATIONS; AND TO LIMIT PREMIUM TAXES TO ONE HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS ANNUALLY FOR DIRECT PREMIUM AND ASSUMED REINSURANCE PREMIUMS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Proposed Amended
Point of Order

H. 4076 -- Reps. Cato and Tripp: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 38-1-20, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS USED IN TITLE 38 PERTAINING TO INSURANCE, SO AS TO CHANGE THE DEFINITION OF "EXEMPT COMMERCIAL POLICIES" TO DELETE THE REQUIREMENT THAT THE DEFINITION INCLUDE POLICIES FOR WHICH PREMIUMS FOR ONE INSURED IS GREATER THAN FIFTY THOUSAND DOLLARS ANNUALLY; TO AMEND SECTION 38-7-20, RELATING TO INSURANCE PREMIUM TAXES, SO AS TO CHANGE THE BASIS ON WHICH THESE TAXES ARE ASSESSED ON PREMIUMS FROM WRITTEN RATHER THAN COLLECTED; TO AMEND SECTION 38-21-170, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO REPORTING DIVIDENDS AND DISTRIBUTIONS TO SHAREHOLDERS TO THE DEPARTMENT, SO AS TO INCREASE FROM TEN TO FIFTEEN THE NUMBER OF DAYS BEFORE PAYMENT THE REPORT MUST BE GIVEN; TO AMEND SECTION 38-21-270, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE PAYMENT OF AN EXTRAORDINARY DIVIDEND OR DISTRIBUTION TO THE SHAREHOLDERS OF A DOMESTIC INSURER, SO AS TO CLARIFY THE DEPARTMENT OF INSURANCE REVIEW OF THIS TYPE OF DISTRIBUTION; TO AMEND SECTION 38-41-60, RELATING TO HOLDING IN TRUST FUNDS COLLECTED FROM PARTICIPATING EMPLOYERS UNDER MULTIPLE EMPLOYER SELF-INSURED HEALTH PLANS, SO AS TO CORRECT AN INTERNAL CODE CITATION; TO AMEND SECTION 38-43-10, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PERSONS CONSIDERED AS INSURANCE AGENTS, SO AS TO CORRECT AN INTERNAL CODE CITATION; TO AMEND SECTION 38-43-40, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE RIGHT TO APPOINT PRODUCERS BY A LICENSED INSURER, SO AS TO REMOVE PROVISIONS WHICH REQUIRE THE DIRECTOR OF THE DEPARTMENT OF INSURANCE TO APPROVE THE APPOINTMENT OF PRODUCERS BEFORE THEY TAKE RISK OR TRANSACT BUSINESS; TO AMEND SECTION 38-43-50, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE REQUIREMENT THAT APPLICANTS FOR A LIMITED LINE OR SPECIAL PRODUCER'S LICENSE MUST BE VOUCHED FOR BY AN OFFICIAL OR LICENSED REPRESENTATIVE OF THE INSURER FOR WHICH THE APPLICANT PROPOSES TO ACT, SO AS TO DELETE PROVISIONS REQUIRING THE APPLICANT TO BE APPOINTED BY AN OFFICIAL OR AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVE OF THE INSURER BEFORE THE APPLICANT CAN ACT AS A PRODUCER; TO AMEND SECTION 38-43-70, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO LICENSING OF A NONRESIDENT PRODUCER BY THE DIRECTOR OF THE DEPARTMENT OF INSURANCE, SO AS TO CORRECT AN INTERNAL CODE CITATION; TO AMEND SECTION 38-43-100, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE APPLICATION FOR AND ISSUANCE OF A PRODUCERS' LICENSE BY THE DIRECTOR OF THE DEPARTMENT OF INSURANCE, SO AS TO DELETE CONFLICTING PROVISIONS WHICH AUTHORIZE THE DIRECTOR TO WAIVE THE EXAMINATION AND ISSUE TEMPORARY LICENSES FOR A PERIOD NOT TO EXCEED NINETY DAYS; TO AMEND SECTION 38-43-105, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS FOR LOCAL AND GENERAL INSURANCE AGENTS, SO AS TO DELETE CONFLICTING PROVISIONS AND CLARIFY WHO MUST COMPLY WITH PRE-LICENSING REQUIREMENTS; TO AMEND SECTION 38-43-106, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO CONTINUING EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS FOR INSURANCE AGENTS, SO AS TO SUBSTITUTE HOME STATE FOR RESIDENT STATE AS THE REQUIREMENT FOR SATISFYING RECIPROCAL CONTINUING INSURANCE EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS FOR NONRESIDENT PRODUCERS; TO AMEND SECTION 38-45-20, RELATING TO REQUIREMENTS FOR A RESIDENT TO BE LICENSED AS AN INSURANCE BROKER, SO AS TO DELETE THE TWO-YEAR WAITING PERIOD FOR RESIDENT SURPLUS LINES INSURANCE BROKERS; TO AMEND SECTION 38-45-30, RELATING TO REQUIREMENTS FOR A NONRESIDENT INSURANCE BROKER, SO AS TO DELETE THE REQUIREMENT FOR NONRESIDENT BROKERS TO FURNISH A TEN THOUSAND DOLLAR SURETY BOND; TO AMEND SECTION 38-71-880, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO MEDICAL, SURGICAL, AND MENTAL HEALTH BENEFITS OFFERED IN CONNECTION WITH A GROUP HEALTH INSURANCE PLAN, SO AS TO EXTEND THE SUNSET PROVISION TO DECEMBER 31, 2003, TO COMPLY WITH FEDERAL LAW; TO AMEND SECTION 38-77-870, RELATING TO THE AVAILABILITY OF ASSIGNMENT OF RISKS TO NONRESIDENTS, SO AS TO PROVIDE AN EXCEPTION FOR MILITARY RISKS THAT ARE PRINCIPALLY GARAGED IN THIS STATE TO BE ASSIGNED BY THE PLAN; TO AMEND SECTION 38-79-420, RELATING TO THE CREATION OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA PATIENTS' COMPENSATION FUND, SO AS TO INCREASE FROM ONE TO TWO HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS THE AMOUNT THE FUND PAYS IN EXCESS OF FOR EACH INCIDENT AND INCREASES FROM THREE TO SIX HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS THE AMOUNT THE FUND PAYS IN EXCESS OF IN THE AGGREGATE FOR ONE YEAR; AND TO AMEND SECTION 56-9-20, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS USED IN CONNECTION WITH MOTOR VEHICLE FINANCIAL RESPONSIBILITY ACT, SO AS TO INCREASE THE MINIMUM LIMITS FOR PROPERTY DAMAGE FROM FIVE TO TEN THOUSAND DOLLARS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended

H. 4077 -- Reps. Cato and Tripp: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 38-39-80, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE METHOD USED FOR CALCULATING THE UNEARNED SERVICE CHARGE REFUND IF THE BORROWER CANCELS BEFORE MATURITY OF A PREMIUM SERVICE AGREEMENT, SO AS TO CHANGE THE METHOD OF CALCULATING THE AMOUNT OF REFUND.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Recommitted
Request for Debate
Point of Order

H. 4078 -- Reps. Neilson, Lucas and J. Hines: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 4-9-31 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A COUNTY MAY NOT UNDERTAKE TO MORE STRINGENTLY REGULATE A STATE REGULATED LIVESTOCK PRODUCER, BUT TO REQUIRE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL GIVE NOTICE TO THE LEGISLATIVE DELEGATION OF A COUNTY IN WHICH SUCH A PRODUCER PROPOSES TO LOCATE THAT THE PRODUCER HAS APPLIED FOR THE REQUIRED PERMIT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4079 -- Rep. Miller: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 27-31-130, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO WAIVER OF A HORIZONTAL PROPERTY REGIME AND REGROUPING OR MERGER OF RECORDS OF THE INDIVIDUAL APARTMENTS WITH THE PRINCIPAL PROPERTY, SO AS TO ALLOW THE ACTIONS UPON A VOTE OF A SIMPLE MAJORITY OF THE CO-OWNERS OF A PROPERTY, OTHER THAN A NONPROFIT LONG-TERM CARE RETIREMENT OR LIFE CARE FACILITY, AND TO DELETE THE REQUIREMENT OF A VOTE BY THE CREDITORS OF ENCUMBERED INDIVIDUAL APARTMENTS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4080 -- Rep. Tripp: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 15-9-270, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE SERVICE OF LEGAL PROCESS ON AN INSURANCE COMPANY, SO AS TO INCREASE THE FEES CHARGED BY THE DIRECTOR OF THE DEPARTMENT OF INSURANCE FOR COSTS INCURRED BY HIM; TO AMEND SECTION 15-9-285, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO SERVICE OF LEGAL PROCESS ON AN INSURER NOT LICENSED IN THIS STATE, SO AS TO INCREASE THE FEES CHARGED BY THE DIRECTOR FOR COSTS INCURRED BY HIM; TO AMEND SECTION 38-87-30, RELATING TO CHARTERING RISK RETENTION GROUPS, SO AS TO REQUIRE ADDITIONAL INFORMATION AT THE TIME THE GROUP FILES ITS APPLICATION; AND TO AMEND SECTION 38-87-80, RELATING TO INFORMATION FURNISHED THE DEPARTMENT OF INSURANCE BY A PURCHASING GROUP, SO AS TO REQUIRE AN INITIAL REGISTRATION FEE OF TWO HUNDRED DOLLARS AND AN ANNUAL FEE OF ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4081 -- Rep. Edge: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 29-5-21, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO SURVEYOR'S SERVICES AS MATERIAL FURNISHED FOR THE IMPROVEMENT OF REAL ESTATE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT AN ENGINEER, ARCHITECT, OR LANDSCAPE ARCHITECT WHO PERFORMS OR PROVIDES PROFESSIONAL SERVICES FOR THE IMPROVEMENT OF REAL ESTATE IS CONSIDERED TO HAVE FURNISHED LABOR OR MATERIAL FOR THE IMPROVEMENT OF REAL ESTATE, AND TO FURTHER PROVIDE THAT, UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS, A REAL ESTATE BROKER WHO PERFORMS PROFESSIONAL SERVICES FOR THE OWNER OF REAL ESTATE INCIDENT TO A REAL ESTATE TRANSACTION PURSUANT TO A WRITTEN AGREEMENT HAS FURNISHED LABOR OR MATERIAL FOR THE IMPROVEMENT OF REAL ESTATE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4082 -- Rep. Edge: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 40-58-70, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO CERTAIN PROHIBITED ACTIVITIES OF MORTGAGE LOAN BROKERS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A MORTGAGE LOAN BROKER MAY NOT FAIL TO PAY FOR CERTAIN APPRAISAL SERVICES, OR ATTEMPT TO INFLUENCE CERTAIN REAL ESTATE APPRAISALS BY COERCION, EXTORTION, OR BRIBERY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4083 -- Reps. Hinson, Gourdine, Merrill, Dantzler and Umphlett: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE MEMBERS OF THE TIMBERLAND HIGH SCHOOL "WOLVES" BASKETBALL TEAM, HEAD COACH JEROME STEWART, AND OTHER SCHOOL OFFICIALS ON THURSDAY, MAY 1, 2003, AT A TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF BEING RECOGNIZED AND CONGRATULATED ON THEIR WINNING THE 2002-2003 CLASS AAA STATE BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIP, THE FIRST-EVER STATE CROWN FOR THE BERKELEY COUNTY SCHOOL.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4084 -- Rep. Pinson: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE AND EXTEND APPRECIATION TO MISS REBECCA HUNTER, MISS SOUTH CAROLINA CRIME STOPPERS FOR 2003, FOR HER OUTSTANDING SERVICE TO THE STATE, SOUTH CAROLINA CRIME STOPPERS, AND SOUTH CAROLINA LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS DURING THE PERIOD OF SEPTEMBER 18, 2002 THROUGH SEPTEMBER 19, 2003.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4085 -- Reps. Hinson, Gourdine, Merrill, Dantzler and Umphlett: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND CONGRATULATE THE MEMBERS OF THE TIMBERLAND HIGH SCHOOL "WOLVES" BASKETBALL TEAM ON THEIR STELLAR 27-2 SEASON AND APPLAUD THEIR 2002-2003 CLASS AAA STATE BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIP, THE FIRST-EVER STATE CROWN FOR THE BERKELEY COUNTY SCHOOL.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4086 -- Reps. Duncan, Taylor, M.A. Pitts and McLeod: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO NAME THE PORTION OF SOUTH CAROLINA HIGHWAY 56 IN LAURENS COUNTY FROM ITS INTERSECTION WITH INTERSTATE HIGHWAY 26 TO THE ENOREE RIVER BRIDGE WHICH FORMS THE BOUNDARY BETWEEN LAURENS COUNTY AND SPARTANBURG COUNTY "DONNY WILDER HIGHWAY" AND TO ERECT APPROPRIATE SIGNS OR MARKERS ALONG THIS PORTION OF HIGHWAY CONTAINING THE WORDS "DONNY WILDER HIGHWAY".
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4087 -- Rep. Perry: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 48-39-130, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PERMITS REQUIRED FOR UTILIZING A CRITICAL AREA IN COASTAL ZONE COUNTIES FOR PURPOSES OTHER THAN THOSE FOR WHICH THE AREA HAS BEEN DESIGNATED AND EXCEPTIONS TO THIS REQUIREMENT, SO AS TO PROVIDE AN ADDITIONAL EXCEPTION FOR DISPOSAL OF MATERIAL DERIVED FROM MAINTENANCE DREDGING WITHIN CERTAIN DEVELOPMENTS IF SPECIFIC CRITERIA ARE MET.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4088 -- Reps. McGee, Barfield and Cato: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 40-60-250, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO CONFORMING STATE REAL ESTATE APPRAISER LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS TO FEDERAL LAW AND TO THE RECLASSIFICATION OF REGISTERED APPRAISERS AS OF JULY 1, 2000, TO APPRENTICE APPRAISERS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT SUCH APPRENTICE APPRAISERS WHO SATISFY CERTAIN TRAINING AND EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS MUST BE RECLASSIFIED AS CERTIFIED GENERAL APPRAISERS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4089 -- Rep. Hagood: A BILL TO AMEND ACT 340 OF 1967, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE CHARLESTON COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT AND THE ELECTION OF MEMBERS OF ITS GOVERNING BOARD IN NONPARTISAN ELECTIONS, SO AS TO REVISE THE METHOD FOR ELECTION OF THESE SCHOOL TRUSTEES IN NONPARTISAN ELECTIONS INCLUDING THE MANNER OF NOMINATION OF CANDIDATES AND DETERMINATION OF THE RESULTS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4090 -- Rep. Thompson: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 7-13-710, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THOSE PROOFS OF IDENTITY REQUIRED OF A PERSON WHEN HE PRESENTS HIMSELF TO VOTE, SO AS TO ADD PASSPORT AS ANOTHER FORM OF PROOF OF IDENTITY AUTHORIZED TO BE ACCEPTED.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4091 -- Rep. Trotter: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO PROVIDE THAT THE SCHOOL DAYS MISSED ON APRIL 22 AND 23, 2003, BY THE STUDENTS OF HOLLY SPRINGS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL IN PICKENS COUNTY, WHEN THE SCHOOL WAS CLOSED DUE TO EMERGENCY FLOOR REPAIR NECESSITATED BY SEVERE WATER DAMAGE, 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
Recorded vote
Other proceedings
Message to Senate
Message from Senate 4459 Ratified
Veto Message
Veto Overridden

H. 4092 -- Rep. Ott: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO AUTHORIZE THE STATE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD, EFFECTIVE MAY 1, 2003, TO TRANSFER OWNERSHIP OF A SURPLUS NATIONAL GUARD ARMORY LOCATED AT 220 BYNUM STREET IN ST. MATTHEWS, SOUTH CAROLINA, TO THE TOWN OF ST. MATTHEWS.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Debate Adjourned
Other proceedings
Ratified

H. 4093 -- Reps. Lucas and Neilson: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND CONGRATULATE BOY SCOUT TIMOTHY PUTNAM OF HARTSVILLE ON RECEIVING THE PRESTIGIOUS EAGLE SCOUT AWARD, COMMEND HIM FOR HIS HARD WORK, PERSEVERANCE, AND MANY ACHIEVEMENTS WHILE EARNING THE HIGHEST HONOR IN SCOUTING, AND WISH HIM EVERY SUCCESS IN ALL OF HIS FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4094 -- Rep. Cooper: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 6 TO CHAPTER 3, TITLE 1 SO AS TO ESTABLISH THE DIVISION OF THE STATE CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER TO BE HEADED BY THE STATE CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER WHO IS APPOINTED BY THE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD UPON RECOMMENDATION OF THE GOVERNOR AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE POWERS, DUTIES, AND FUNCTIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT; TO CREATE A JOINT INFORMATION FINANCE COMMITTEE AND THE INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY ARCHITECTURE REVIEW PANEL AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE FUNCTIONS, POWERS, AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE COMMITTEE AND PANEL; AND TO AMEND SECTION 11-35-1580, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY PROCUREMENTS, SO AS TO DELETE CERTAIN RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT OFFICE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4095 -- Reps. Kirsh and Harrell: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-36-2120, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO EXEMPTIONS FROM SALES TAX, SO AS TO ALSO EXEMPT PRESCRIPTION MEDICINES USED TO PREVENT RESPIRATORY SYNCYTIAL VIRUS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4096 -- Reps. Jennings, Allen, Altman, Anthony, Bailey, Bales, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Branham, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chellis, Clark, Clemmons, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Emory, Freeman, Frye, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Hagood, Hamilton, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Keegan, Kennedy, Kirsh, Koon, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Richardson, Rivers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sheheen, Simrill, Sinclair, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Snow, Stewart, Stille, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Umphlett, Vaughn, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Wilkins, Witherspoon and Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND AND CONGRATULATE THE HONORABLE WILLIAM P. WALLACE, SR. OF THE TOWN OF WALLACE FOR HIS LIFETIME OF PUBLIC SERVICE TO THE CITIZENS OF THE TOWN OF WALLACE, MARLBORO COUNTY, THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, AND OUR GREAT COUNTRY, AND COMMEND HIS FAMILY FOR ITS LONG TRADITION OF PUBLIC SERVICE.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4097 -- Rep. Ceips: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 10 TO CHAPTER 3, TITLE 56 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY MAY ALLOW YEAR OF MANUFACTURE LICENSE PLATES TO SERVE AS THE OFFICIAL LICENSE PLATES FOR CERTAIN MOTOR VEHICLES AND TO PROVIDE THAT AN OWNER OF A CERTAIN VEHICLE MANUFACTURED FOR MILITARY PURPOSES THAT IS REGISTERED AND LICENSED UNDER THIS SECTION MAY HAVE ITS REGISTRATION NUMBERS PAINTED ON THE FRONT AND REAR OF THE VEHICLE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4098 -- Rep. Scott: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 10-1-210 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON, ENTITY, ORGANIZATION, OR CORPORATION THAT SPONSORS AN EVENT ON STATE-OWNED PROPERTY OR LEASES STATE-OWNED PROPERTY MAY ASSUME THE RESPONSIBILITY OF PROVIDING SUFFICIENT LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS TO PROTECT AND SECURE THE PROPERTY DURING THE EVENT OR FOR THE DURATION OF THE LEASE AGREEMENT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4099 -- Reps. Breeland, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hosey and Mack: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 7, TITLE 20, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE CHILDREN'S CODE, SO AS TO ADD ARTICLE 34 ENACTING THE SOUTH CAROLINA NURTURING RESPONSIBLE FATHERS AND FAMILIES INITIATIVE ACT TO DEVELOP POLICIES AND PROCEDURES TO REDUCE DEPENDENCY ON GOVERNMENT BENEFITS, TO ENSURE THAT CHILDREN FROM LOW-INCOME FAMILIES BENEFIT FROM THE INVOLVEMENT OF TWO PARENTS, AND TO FACILITATE THE INVOLVEMENT OF FATHERS IN THEIR CHILDREN'S LIVES; TO ESTABLISH THE LOW-INCOME FATHERHOOD COMMISSION TO PROMOTE INVOLVEMENT OF FATHERS WITH THEIR CHILDREN AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE COMPOSITION OF THE COMMISSION AND ITS POWERS AND DUTIES; TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES TO DEVELOP A STATEWIDE PLAN TO PROMOTE FATHER INVOLVEMENT, INCLUDING PUBLIC EDUCATION AND AWARENESS OF SERVICES AND PROGRAMS AVAILABLE TO FATHERS AND FAMILIES IN NEED, AND TO REQUIRE THE PLAN TO INCLUDE VARIOUS STATE AGENCIES AND LOCAL ORGANIZATIONS IN CARRYING OUT THE STATEWIDE PLAN; TO REQUIRE STATE AGENCIES TO DEVELOP POLICIES AND PROCEDURES FOR THE DISSEMINATION OF INFORMATION AND FOR REFERRAL OF FATHERS TO SERVICE DELIVERY ENTITIES THAT CAN PROVIDE EMPLOYMENT AND TRAINING ASSISTANCE; TO PROMOTE THE UTILIZATION OF COMMUNITY-BASED AND FAITH-BASED ORGANIZATIONS AND WORK DEVELOPMENT BOARDS IN PROVIDING SERVICES TO LOW-INCOME FATHERS; TO REQUIRE THE OFFICE OF CHILD SUPPORT ENFORCEMENT TO DEVELOP POLICIES AND PROCEDURES TO ASSIST LOW-INCOME FATHERS IN PAYING CHILD SUPPORT DDEBT; TO PROVIDE REDUCTIONS IN CHILD SUPPORT ARREARAGES TO LOW-INCOME FATHERS WHO MEET CERTAIN ECONOMIC, EMPLOYMENT, AND PAYMENT REQUIREMENTS; TO REQUIRE THE OFFICE OF CHILD SUPPORT ENFORCEMENT AND THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS TO CROSS MATCH INMATES AND CHILD SUPPORT OBLIGORS, TO ASSIST LOW-INCOME FATHERS IN OBTAINING APPROPRIATE CHILD SUPPORT OBLIGATIONS, AND TO INFORM THEM OF THEIR CHANGING OBLIGATIONS UPON RELEASE; TO ESTABLISH THE WORK AND FAMILY REINTEGRATION INITIATIVE TO HELP REDUCE INCARCERATION RECIDIVISM THROUGH PROVIDING EMPLOYMENT, EDUCATIONAL, TRAINING, AND PARENTING OPPORTUNITIES FOR INCARCERATED PARENTS; AND TO REQUIRE THE DEVELOPMENT OF COMMUNITY ACCESS CENTERS TO HELP PROVIDE SERVICES TO INDIVIDUALS REENTERING THE FAMILY AND WORKFORCE FROM PRISON.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4100 -- Reps. Jennings, Allen, Altman, Anthony, Bailey, Bales, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Branham, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chellis, Clark, Clemmons, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Emory, Freeman, Frye, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Hagood, Hamilton, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Keegan, Kennedy, Kirsh, Koon, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Richardson, Rivers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sheheen, Simrill, Sinclair, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Snow, Stewart, Stille, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Umphlett, Vaughn, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Wilkins, Witherspoon and Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION EXPRESSING APPRECIATION OF THE MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY FOR THE NINETEEN-YEAR PARTNERSHIP BETWEEN THE ASSOCIATED MARINE INSTITUTES AND THE SOUTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF JUVENILE JUSTICE THAT HAS MADE AN IMPORTANT CONTRIBUTION IN THE LIVES OF OVER FIVE THOUSAND BOYS AND GIRLS AND LED TO NEARLY ONE THOUSAND GED'S.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4101 -- Reps. Neilson and Lucas: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND CONGRATULATE BOY SCOUT JASON SHEPARD OF HARTSVILLE ON RECEIVING THE PRESTIGIOUS EAGLE SCOUT AWARD, COMMEND HIM FOR HIS HARD WORK, PERSEVERANCE, AND MANY ACHIEVEMENTS WHILE EARNING THE HIGHEST HONOR IN SCOUTING, AND WISH HIM EVERY SUCCESS IN ALL OF HIS FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4102 -- Rep. Lloyd: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO ERECT APPROPRIATE SIGNS AT EXITS 52 AND 57 ON INTERSTATE HIGHWAY 95 IN COLLETON COUNTY THAT CONTAIN THE WORDS "TUSKEGEE AIRMEN MONUMENT" WHICH SHALL INDICATE THE DIRECTION TO THE TUSKEGEE AIRMEN MONUMENT AND TO ERECT ADDITIONAL SIGNS TO DIRECT MOTORISTS TO THE MONUMENT FROM BOTH EXITS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Adopted

H. 4103 -- Reps. Wilkins, Allen, Altman, Anthony, Bailey, Bales, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Branham, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chellis, Clark, Clemmons, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Emory, Freeman, Frye, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Hagood, Hamilton, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jennings, Keegan, Kennedy, Kirsh, Koon, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Richardson, Rivers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sheheen, Simrill, Sinclair, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Snow, Stewart, Stille, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Umphlett, Vaughn, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Witherspoon and Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE GRATITUDE AND FRIENDSHIP OF THE MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO MR. DEAN CAMPBELL FOR HIS YEARS OF SERVICE TO THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, MOST RECENTLY AS EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF HOUSE RESEARCH AND PERSONNEL AND LEGAL COUNSEL TO THE SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE, TO WISH HIM WELL IN HIS NEW POSITION WITH THE SOLICITOR'S OFFICE FOR THE THIRTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4104 -- Reps. Lourie, Altman, Clemmons, Neilson and J.E. Smith: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO AUTHORIZE THE SOUTH CAROLINA SILVER HAIRED LEGISLATURE TO USE THE CHAMBER OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES ON TUESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 9 THROUGH SEPTEMBER 11, 2003, 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. 4105 -- Reps. Taylor and M.A. Pitts: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE SINCERE SORROW OF THE MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES UPON THE DEATH OF MR. JURELL BYRD, SR. OF ENOREE WHO PASSED AWAY SUNDAY, APRIL 20, 2003, AND TO EXTEND DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO HIS LOVING FAMILY AND MANY FRIENDS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4106 -- Reps. Breeland, Lloyd and Mack: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO DECLARE THE WEEK OF AUGUST 3, 2003 THROUGH AUGUST 9, 2003, AS TOBACCO USE PREVENTION WEEK IN SOUTH CAROLINA.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4107 -- Rep. Clemmons: A HOUSE RESOLUTION RECOGNIZING THE ROTARY CLUB OF MYRTLE BEACH IN HORRY COUNTY AS IT ESTABLISHES THE OFFICER JOE MCGARRY MEMORIAL POLICE OFFICER OF THE YEAR AWARD TO HONOR THE MEMORY OF OFFICER MCGARRY WHO WAS KILLED IN THE LINE OF DUTY ON DECEMBER 29, 2002.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4108 -- Rep. Clemmons: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE THE MANY WONDERFUL ACCOMPLISHMENTS OF THE LATE MYRTLE BEACH POLICE OFFICER JIM MCKNIFF ON THE OCCASION OF BEING AWARDED POSTHUMOUSLY THE ESPRIT DE CORPS AWARD BY THE MYRTLE BEACH ROTARY CLUB.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4109 -- Rep. Clemmons: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE PRIVATE FIRST CLASS SUZAN GARDNER UPON BEING NAMED MYRTLE BEACH POLICE OFFICER OF THE YEAR FOR 2003 AND TO COMMEND HER FOR BEING AN OUTSTANDING LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER AND AN ASSET TO HER COMMUNITY AND STATE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4110 -- Reps. McLeod and Huggins: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA TO THE MEMBERS, COACHES, AND STAFF OF THE CHAPIN HIGH SCHOOL SAT TEAM ON WEDNESDAY, MAY 14, 2003, AT 10:00 IN THE MORNING FOR THE PURPOSE OF CONGRATULATING THEM FOR THEIR OUTSTANDING STATE CHAMPIONSHIP WIN IN THE FIFTH ANNUAL SAT TEST-TAKING COMPETITION.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4111 -- Reps. McLeod and Huggins: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE THE MEMBERS, COACHES, AND STAFF OF THE CHAPIN HIGH SCHOOL SAT TEAM FOR WINNING THE CLASS AA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP ON MARCH 12, 2003, AND TO WISH THEM MUCH SUCCESS IN THEIR FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4112 -- Rep. Anthony: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE UNION COUNTY AND THE CAST, CREW, AND SUPPORTERS OF "TURN THE WASHPOT DOWN", SOUTH CAROLINA'S FIRST EVER FOLK LIFE PLAY, WHICH WAS PRESENTED IN UNION COUNTY LAST SUMMER, AND TO EXTEND BEST WISHES FOR A SIMILAR SUCCESS OF "WHAT GOES AROUND", A SECOND FULL-LENGTH PLAY TO BE PRESENTED IN JUNE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4113 -- Reps. Townsend, Clark, Gilham, J. Hines, Lloyd, Lourie, Martin, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Owens, Pinson, Skelton, D.C. Smith, Stille, Walker, Whitmire and Wilkins: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO DECLARE THE MONTH OF MAY 2003 AS "SOUTH CAROLINA HIGHWAY SAFETY MONTH".
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4114 -- Reps. Moody-Lawrence: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO ENCOURAGE AND PROMOTE GREATER INVOLVEMENT OF FATHERS IN THEIR CHILDREN'S LIVES AND TO DECLARE JUNE 9-15, 2003, AS "FATHERHOOD WEEK" IN SOUTH CAROLINA.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4115 -- Reps. Lourie, Parks and Littlejohn: A BILL TO ENACT THE SOUTH CAROLINA BIRTH DEFECTS ACT OF 2003 BY ADDING CHAPTER 44 TO TITLE 44, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, SO AS TO ESTABLISH A BIRTH DEFECTS PROGRAM WITHIN THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL TO PROMOTE INCREASED UNDERSTANDING AND THE PREVENTION AND REDUCTION OF BIRTH DEFECTS; TO PROVIDE INFORMATION AND REFERRAL SERVICES; TO ESTABLISH THE BIRTH DEFECTS ADVISORY COUNCIL AND TO PROVIDE FOR ITS MEMBERS, POWERS, AND DUTIES; TO REQUIRE THE PROGRAM TO CONDUCT SURVEILLANCE AND MONITORING OF BIRTH DEFECTS AND TO MAINTAIN A CENTRAL DATABASE OF THIS INFORMATION; TO REQUIRE VARIOUS HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS TO PROVIDE ACCESS TO BIRTH DEFECT INFORMATION; TO PROVIDE PROCEDURES FOR DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION; AND TO PROVIDE IMMUNITY AND CONFIDENTIALITY PROVISIONS AND PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS.
Introduced and Committed
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4116 -- Reps. Tripp and Cato: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 42-9-400, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE MANNER IN WHICH AN EMPLOYER OR INSURANCE CARRIER IS REIMBURSED BY THE SECOND INJURY FUND WHEN DISABILITY RESULTS FROM A PREEXISTING IMPAIRMENT AND SUBSEQUENT INJURY, SO AS TO ELIMINATE REIMBURSEMENTS FOR CONCEALED OR UNKNOWN PREEXISTING CONDITIONS; TO AMEND SECTION 42-9-410, RELATING TO REIMBURSEMENTS FROM THE SECOND INJURY FUND FOR TOTAL DISABILITY CAUSED BY A SUBSEQUENT INJURY SO AS TO ELIMINATE REIMBURSEMENTS FOR PREEXISTING IMPAIRMENTS UNKNOWN TO THE EMPLOYEE; AND TO ESTABLISH A COMMITTEE TO STUDY THE FEASIBILITY AND EFFECTS OF ABOLISHING THE SECOND INJURY FUND.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4117 -- Rep. Tripp: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 42-7-315 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT NO CLAIM FOR INJURY OR DISEASE FILED ON OR AFTER JULY 1, 2003, SERVES AS THE BASIS FOR REIMBURSEMENT TO AN EMPLOYER OR INSURANCE CARRIER PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF SECTIONS 42-9-400 AND 42-9-410.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4118 -- Rep. Hayes: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO PROVIDE FOR AN ELEVEN MILL INCREASE IN THE LEVY OF TAXES FOR SCHOOL PURPOSES IN DILLON COUNTY FOR THE FISCAL YEAR BEGINNING JULY 1, 2003, AND ENDING JUNE 30, 2004; EIGHT OF WHICH MUST BE USED FOR SCHOOL OPERATIONS AND THREE FOR DEBT SERVICE.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Other proceedings
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 4119 -- Reps. Limehouse, Tripp, Koon, Whipper, Altman, Bailey, Barfield, G. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Clark, Clemmons, Davenport, Duncan, Emory, Frye, Gilham, Hagood, Hamilton, Harrell, Haskins, J. Hines, Hinson, Huggins, Littlejohn, Mahaffey, Martin, Merrill, Owens, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rivers, Rutherford, Scarborough, Sinclair, W.D. Smith, Snow, Taylor, Thompson, Umphlett, Whitmire and Young: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 50-1-75 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT RECREATIONAL FISHING IN THE MARINE WATERS OF THIS STATE SHALL NOT BE CLOSED TO ROD AND REEL FISHING EXCEPT UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4120 -- Reps. Neilson, Bales, Emory, Freeman, Hagood, Harrell, Kirsh, Koon, Mahaffey, Snow and Toole: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 8-11-191 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT ALL STATE AGENCIES SENDING MAIL TO OTHER STATE AGENCIES OR TO STATE EMPLOYEES OUTSIDE THAT AGENCY ARE REQUIRED TO USE INTERAGENCY MAIL DELIVERY SERVICES OF THE AGENCY MAIL PROGRAM ADMINISTERED BY THE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD, AND TO PROVIDE EXCEPTIONS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading

H. 4121 -- Reps. Lloyd, Whipper, Moody-Lawrence, Anthony, Bowers, Branham, J. Brown, R. Brown, Ceips, Clyburn, Davenport, Freeman, Gilham, Herbkersman, J. Hines, M. Hines, Howard, Lee, Mack, McCraw, Rivers, Scott and F.N. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 7, TITLE 20, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE CHILDREN'S CODE, SO AS TO ADD ARTICLE 34 ENACTING THE SOUTH CAROLINA NURTURING RESPONSIBLE FATHERS AND FAMILIES INITIATIVE ACT TO DEVELOP POLICIES AND PROCEDURES TO REDUCE DEPENDENCY ON GOVERNMENT BENEFITS, TO ENSURE THAT CHILDREN FROM LOW-INCOME FAMILIES BENEFIT FROM THE INVOLVEMENT OF TWO PARENTS, AND TO FACILITATE THE INVOLVEMENT OF FATHERS IN THEIR CHILDREN'S LIVES; TO ESTABLISH THE LOW-INCOME FATHERHOOD COMMISSION TO PROMOTE INVOLVEMENT OF FATHERS WITH THEIR CHILDREN AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE COMPOSITION OF THE COMMISSION AND ITS POWERS AND DUTIES; TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES TO DEVELOP A STATEWIDE PLAN TO PROMOTE FATHER INVOLVEMENT, INCLUDING PUBLIC EDUCATION AND AWARENESS OF SERVICES AND PROGRAMS AVAILABLE TO FATHERS AND FAMILIES IN NEED, AND TO REQUIRE THE PLAN TO INCLUDE VARIOUS STATE AGENCIES AND LOCAL ORGANIZATIONS IN CARRYING OUT THE STATEWIDE PLAN; TO REQUIRE STATE AGENCIES TO DEVELOP POLICIES AND PROCEDURES FOR THE DISSEMINATION OF INFORMATION AND FOR REFERRAL OF FATHERS TO SERVICE DELIVERY ENTITIES THAT CAN PROVIDE EMPLOYMENT AND TRAINING ASSISTANCE; TO PROMOTE THE UTILIZATION OF COMMUNITY-BASED AND FAITH-BASED ORGANIZATIONS AND WORK DEVELOPMENT BOARDS IN PROVIDING SERVICES TO LOW-INCOME FATHERS; TO REQUIRE THE OFFICE OF CHILD SUPPORT ENFORCEMENT TO DEVELOP POLICIES AND PROCEDURES TO ASSIST LOW-INCOME FATHERS IN PAYING CHILD SUPPORT DDEBT; TO PROVIDE REDUCTIONS IN CHILD SUPPORT ARREARAGES TO LOW-INCOME FATHERS WHO MEET CERTAIN ECONOMIC, EMPLOYMENT, AND PAYMENT REQUIREMENTS; TO REQUIRE THE OFFICE OF CHILD SUPPORT ENFORCEMENT AND THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS TO CROSS MATCH INMATES AND CHILD SUPPORT OBLIGORS, TO ASSIST LOW-INCOME FATHERS IN OBTAINING APPROPRIATE CHILD SUPPORT OBLIGATIONS, AND TO INFORM THEM OF THEIR CHANGING OBLIGATIONS UPON RELEASE; TO ESTABLISH THE WORK AND FAMILY REINTEGRATION INITIATIVE TO HELP REDUCE INCARCERATION RECIDIVISM THROUGH PROVIDING EMPLOYMENT, EDUCATIONAL, TRAINING, AND PARENTING OPPORTUNITIES FOR INCARCERATED PARENTS; AND TO REQUIRE THE DEVELOPMENT OF COMMUNITY ACCESS CENTERS TO HELP PROVIDE SERVICES TO INDIVIDUALS REENTERING THE FAMILY AND WORKFORCE FROM PRISON.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4122 -- Reps. Govan, Whipper, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hosey and Rutherford: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 59-30-10, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE DUTIES OF THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION CONCERNING THE BASIC SKILLS ASSESSMENT PROGRAM, SO AS TO ALLOW ONLY A STUDENT WITH A DISABILITY THAT PREVENTS HIM FROM COMPLETING THE REQUIREMENTS FOR GRADUATION TO RECEIVE A CERTIFICATE INDICATING THE NUMBER OF CREDITS EARNED AND GRADES COMPLETED INSTEAD OF A DIPLOMA.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4123 -- Reps. Loftis, Clemmons, Davenport, Haskins, Koon, Leach, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts and Stille: 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

H. 4124 -- Reps. Young, Hagood, Barfield, Chellis, Bailey, Hinson, Leach, Perry, Limehouse, Ott and Pinson: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 1-30-65, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING AND REGULATION, SO AS TO DELETE THE STATE FIRE MARSHAL AS A DIVISION OF THE DEPARTMENT; TO AMEND SECTION 1-30-90, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE CREATION OF THE DIVISION OF FIRE AND EMERGENCY RESPONSE WITHIN THE DEPARTMENT, AND TO TRANSFER THE OFFICE OF THE STATE FIRE MARSHAL FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING AND REGULATION TO THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY; TO AMEND SECTION 23-6-20, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE CREATION OF THE DIVISION OF FIRE AND EMERGENCY RESPONSE WITHIN THE DEPARTMENT, AND TO TRANSFER THE FUNCTIONS, POWERS, DUTIES, RESPONSIBILITIES, AND AUTHORITY STATUTORILY EXERCISED BY THE OFFICE OF STATE FIRE MARSHAL TO THE DEPARTMENT TOGETHER WITH ALL ASSETS, LIABILITIES, RECORDS, PROPERTY, PERSONNEL, AND FUNDS; TO AMEND SECTION 23-9-10, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE TRANSFER OF THE OFFICE OF THE STATE FIRE MARSHAL TO THE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD, SO AS TO TRANSFER IT FROM THE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD TO THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY'S DIVISION OF FIRE AND EMERGENCY RESPONSE; TO AMEND SECTION 23-10-10, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE OPERATION OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA FIRE ACADEMY, SO AS TO DELETE THE TERM DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING AND REGULATION, AND REPLACE IT WITH DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY; TO AMEND SECTION 23-35-45, RELATING TO THE USE AND REGULATION OF PYROTECHNIC MATERIALS INDOORS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE REGULATION OF PYROTECHNIC MATERIALS INDOORS IS TRANSFERRED FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING AND REGULATION TO THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY; TO AMEND SECTION 23-49-60, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE DUTIES OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA FIRE FIGHTER MOBILIZATION COMMITTEE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE COMMITTEE SHALL HAVE STATEWIDE RESPONSIBILITIES OVER CERTAIN DUTIES OF THE TACTICAL RESPONSE TEAMS FOR URBAN SEARCH AND RESCUE AND HAZARDOUS MATERIALS EMERGENCY RESPONSE, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE TACTICAL RESPONSE TEAMS MUST BE PLACED ADMINISTRATIVELY UNDER THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY DIVISION OF FIRE AND EMERGENCY RESPONSE; TO AMEND SECTION 40-82-10, RELATING TO THE CREATION OF THE LIQUEFIED PETROLEUM GAS BOARD, SO AS TO SUBSTITUTE THE TERM "DEPARTMENT" FOR "DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY"; TO AMEND SECTION 56-3-4910, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF SOUTH CAROLINA FIREFIGHTERS SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES, SO AS TO DELETE A REFERENCE TO THE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD; AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE TRANSFER OF PERSONNEL AND ASSETS OF THE STATE FIRE MARSHAL DIVISION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING AND REGULATION TO THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY'S DIVISION OF FIRE AND EMERGENCY RESPONSE.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added

H. 4125 -- Reps. Whipper, Breeland, J. Brown, R. Brown, Clyburn, J. Hines, Jennings, Lloyd, Mack, J.H. Neal, Rivers, Scott and Weeks: 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. 4126 -- Reps. Whipper, Weeks, J.H. Neal, Breeland, R. Brown, Cobb-Hunter, J. Hines, M. Hines, Lloyd and Rivers: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 15-78-100, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA TORT CLAIMS ACT AND WHEN AND WHERE TO COMMENCE AN ACTION, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT CERTAIN CAUSES OF ACTION MUST BE FILED IN MAGISTRATE'S COURT; TO AMEND SECTION 15-78-120, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO LIMITATIONS ON LIABILITY, THE PROHIBITION AGAINST THE RECOVERY OF PUNITIVE OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES OR PREJUDGMENT INTEREST, AND AN ATTORNEY'S SIGNATURE ON PLEADINGS, MOTIONS, OR OTHER PAPERS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A STATE AGENCY OR POLITICAL SUBDIVISION MAY BE REPRESENTED BY A REPRESENTATIVE OF ITS INSURANCE CARRIER, DEPARTMENT MANAGER, STAFF PERSON, OR ANOTHER OFFICIAL IN CERTAIN ACTIONS; AND TO AMEND SECTION 22-3-20, RELATING TO CIVIL ACTIONS IN WHICH A MAGISTRATE DOES NOT HAVE JURISDICTION TO PROVIDE AN EXCEPTION THAT A MAGISTRATE HAS JURISDICTION IN AN ACTION WHERE THE STATE IS A PARTY AND THE CLAIM FOR DAMAGES IS FOR SEVEN THOUSAND FIVE HUNDRED DOLLARS OR LESS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4127 -- Reps. Wilkins, Harrell, Quinn, Harrison, W.D. Smith, Cotty, Cato, Young, Tripp, Leach, Pinson, Koon, Altman, Bingham, Ceips, Chellis, Clark, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Frye, Gilham, Hagood, Hamilton, Haskins, Herbkersman, Hinson, Keegan, Limehouse, Mahaffey, McGee, Merrill, M.A. Pitts, Rice, Sandifer, Scarborough, Skelton, D.C. Smith, G.M. Smith, J.R. Smith and Toole: A BILL TO ENACT THE "SOUTH CAROLINA RESTRUCTURING ACT OF 2003" INCLUDING PROVISIONS TO AMEND SECTION 1-30-10, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE AGENCIES OF THE EXECUTIVE BRANCH OF STATE GOVERNMENT BY ADDING THE DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATION; BY ADDING SECTION 1-30-125 SO AS TO ESTABLISH THE DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATION AS AN AGENCY OF THE EXECUTIVE BRANCH OF STATE GOVERNMENT TO BE HEADED BY A DIRECTOR APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR UPON THE ADVICE AND CONSENT OF THE SENATE, AND TO TRANSFER TO THIS NEWLY CREATED DEPARTMENT CERTAIN OFFICES AND DIVISIONS OF THE STATE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD, OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR, AND OTHER AGENCIES, AND TO PROVIDE FOR TRANSITIONAL AND OTHER PROVISIONS NECESSARY TO ACCOMPLISH THE ABOVE; BY ADDING ARTICLE 6 TO CHAPTER 3 OF TITLE 1 SO AS TO ESTABLISH THE DIVISION OF THE STATE CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER TO BE HEADED BY THE STATE CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER WHO IS APPOINTED BY THE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD UPON RECOMMENDATION OF THE GOVERNOR AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE POWERS, DUTIES, AND FUNCTIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT; TO CREATE A JOINT INFORMATION FINANCE COMMITTEE AND THE INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY ARCHITECTURE REVIEW PANEL AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE FUNCTIONS, POWERS, AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE COMMITTEE AND PANEL, AND TO AMEND SECTION 11-35-1580, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY PROCUREMENTS, SO AS TO DELETE CERTAIN RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT OFFICE; AND BY ADDING CHAPTER 8 TO TITLE 1 SO AS TO CREATE THE OFFICE OF STATE INSPECTOR GENERAL AS A SEPARATE DIVISION WITHIN THE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD, TO PROVIDE THAT THE STATE INSPECTOR GENERAL MUST BE NOMINATED BY THE GOVERNOR AND ELECTED UNANIMOUSLY BY THE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD FOR A TERM COTERMINOUS WITH THAT OF THE GOVERNOR, TO PROVIDE FOR THE PURPOSE, DUTIES, RESPONSIBILITIES, AND AUTHORITY OF THE STATE INSPECTOR GENERAL, TO PROVIDE A DEFINITION OF "EXECUTIVE AGENCIES" FOR PURPOSES OF THIS CHAPTER, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE RECEIPT AND INVESTIGATION OF COMPLAINTS RELATING TO IMPROPER OR UNLAWFUL ACTIVITY WITHIN EXECUTIVE AGENCIES OF THE STATE GOVERNMENT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4128 -- Reps. Martin, Ceips, Cobb-Hunter, Gilham, Haskins, Hinson, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, Neilson, Parks, G.M. Smith and Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND THE WOMEN WHO PROUDLY SERVE IN THE UNITED STATES ARMED FORCES FOR THEIR COURAGE, COMMITMENT, AND BRAVERY AS THEY DEFEND THE UNITED STATES IN OPERATION IRAQI FREEDOM AND OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM, AND TO RECOGNIZE THESE HEROINES FOR THEIR SERVICE AT THE MANY MILITARY INSTALLATIONS AROUND THE WORLD.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4129 -- Reps. Martin, Miller, Neilson, Ceips, Cobb-Hunter, Freeman, Gilham, Haskins, Hinson, Moody-Lawrence, Parks, G.M. Smith and Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND CAPTAIN KIM "KILLER CHICK" CAMPBELL, UNITED STATES AIR FORCE, FOR HER TREMENDOUS COURAGE, TENACITY, AND BRAVERY DISPLAYED OVER BAGHDAD, IRAQ, WHEN HER A-10 "WARTHOG" WAS HIT AND SEVERELY DAMAGED BY IRAQI GROUND AND ANTI-AIRCRAFT FIRE, TO CONGRATULATE HER ON SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETING HER MISSION OF PROVIDING CLOSE AIR SUPPORT FOR GROUND TROOPS THEN ENGAGED WITH ENEMY IRREGULAR AND IRAQI FORCES AND RETURNING HER CRIPPLED A-10 "WARTHOG" TO BASE AND A SAFE LANDING AFTER HER HYDRAULIC CONTROLS WERE SHOT AWAY, AND TO WISH HER EVERY SUCCESS IN HER MILITARY CAREER AND IN ALL OF HER FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4130 -- Reps. Cato and Tripp: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 1-23-117 SO AS TO PROVIDE FLEXIBILITY IN THE PROMULGATION OF REGULATIONS THAT ADVERSELY IMPACT SMALL BUSINESSES, TO DEFINE "SMALL BUSINESS", TO REQUIRE EXAMINATION OF REGULATORY ALTERNATIVES, TO PROVIDE FOR REVIEW OF AN AGENCY DECISION IN THIS CONNECTION, TO REQUIRE REVIEW OF AGENCY REGULATIONS IN THE CONTEXT OF PROMOTING FLEXIBILITY IN PROMULGATING REGULATIONS THAT ADVERSELY IMPACT SMALL BUSINESSES, AND TO PROVIDE FOR EMERGENCY REGULATIONS; TO AMEND SECTION 1-23-10, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS IN CONNECTION WITH THE PROMULGATION OF REGULATIONS, SO AS TO INCLUDE "SMALL BUSINESSES" AND A REFERENCE TO SECTION 1-23-117; AND TO AMEND SECTION 1-23-120, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO GENERAL ASSEMBLY REVIEW OF REGULATIONS, SO AS TO REQUIRE AN AGENCY SUBMITTING A REGULATION FOR REVIEW TO ALSO SUBMIT THE DOCUMENTS AN AGENCY IS REQUIRED TO PREPARE PURSUANT TO THIS ACT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4131 -- Rep. Ceips: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE APPRECIATION OF THE MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO CAPTAIN SAMMY BRELAND OF BEAUFORT, ON THE OCCASION OF HIS RETIREMENT AS FIRE MARSHAL OF BEAUFORT AND PORT ROYAL, TO THANK HIM FOR HIS MANY YEARS OF SERVICE TO THIS STATE AND TO BEAUFORT COUNTY THROUGH HIS COURAGEOUS WORK IN FIREFIGHTING, AND TO WISH HIM MUCH SUCCESS AND HAPPINESS IN HIS FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4132 -- Reps. Sheheen, Cotty and Coleman: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 27, TITLE 49, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE LAKE WYLIE MARINE COMMISSION, SO AS TO DESIGNATE SECTIONS 49-27-10 THROUGH. 49-27-90 AS ARTICLE 1, AND BY ADDING ARTICLE 3 SO AS TO ESTABLISH THE LAKE WATEREE MARINE COMMISSION AND PROVIDE FOR ITS JURISDICTION, POWERS, DUTIES, AND RESPONSIBILITIES; AND TO AMEND SECTION 50-3-420, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO IMMUNITY FROM PROSECUTION, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR IMMUNITY FOR AN OFFICER OF THE LAKE WATEREE MARINE COMMISSION FOR CERTAIN ACTIONS WHEN ACTING IN HIS OFFICIAL CAPACITY WITHIN HIS TERRITORIAL JURISDICTION.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings

H. 4133 -- Rep. Hinson: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION CONGRATULATING SIR KNIGHT MICHAEL W. TELESCO FOR FIFTY YEARS OF OUTSTANDING SERVICE AND FOR HIS MANY CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS AND THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA AND TO WISH HIM WELL IN ALL HIS FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4134 -- Reps. J. Brown, Allen, Altman, Anthony, Bailey, Bales, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Branham, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chellis, Clark, Clemmons, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Emory, Freeman, Frye, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Hagood, Hamilton, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jennings, Keegan, Kennedy, Kirsh, Koon, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Richardson, Rivers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sheheen, Simrill, Sinclair, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Snow, Stewart, Stille, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Umphlett, Vaughn, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Wilkins, Witherspoon and Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE THE LIFE OF REVEREND ISAAC BARTLEY BUTLER OF EASTOVER AND TO EXTOL HIM FOR HIS COUNTLESS ACTS OF GOOD DEEDS AND HIS FERVENT FIGHT FOR IMPROVING THE LIVES OF SO MANY PEOPLE IN THE STATE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4135 -- Reps. J.E. Smith, Allen, Altman, Anthony, Bailey, Bales, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Branham, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chellis, Clark, Clemmons, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Emory, Freeman, Frye, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Hagood, Hamilton, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jennings, Keegan, Kennedy, Kirsh, Koon, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Richardson, Rivers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sheheen, Simrill, Sinclair, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Snow, Stewart, Stille, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Umphlett, Vaughn, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Wilkins, Witherspoon and Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO PROCLAIM MAY 2003 AS LICENSED CHILDCARE AND PROVIDER APPRECIATION MONTH IN SOUTH CAROLINA.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4136 -- Reps. D.C. Smith, J.R. Smith, Perry, Stewart, Clyburn and Clark: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO EXTEND WARMEST REGARDS AND HEARTFELT CONGRATULATIONS TO MR. AND MRS. WILLIAM L. FELTY ON THE OCCASION OF THE CELEBRATION OF THEIR FIFTIETH WEDDING ANNIVERSARY, AND TO EXTEND TO THEM GOOD WISHES FOR CONTINUED SUCCESS AND HAPPINESS IN THE YEARS TO COME.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4137 -- Reps. Parks, M.A. Pitts and Breeland: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO ESTABLISH A COMMITTEE TO STUDY CERTAIN ISSUES AFFECTING VETERANS AND PROVIDE FOR RELATED MATTERS INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIP AND DUTIES, THE FILLING OF VACANCIES, AND COMMITTEE MEETINGS, AND STAFFING, AND TO REPEAL JOINT RESOLUTION 378 OF 2002 RELATING TO A COMMITTEE TO STUDY CERTAIN ISSUES AFFECTING VETERANS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4138 -- Reps. Parks, M.A. Pitts and Breeland: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 25-11-45 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE TRAINING OFFICER FOR THE SOUTH CAROLINA DIVISION OF VETERAN'S AFFAIRS SHALL TRAIN AND GET ACCREDITED COUNTY PERSONNEL WITHIN THREE WEEKS OF THE TIME OF APPOINTMENT, AND THE STATE DIRECTOR SHALL SUBMIT REQUESTS FOR ACCREDITATION WITHIN THREE WORKING DAYS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4139 -- Reps. Parks and Breeland: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-3-1750, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES AUTHORIZED FOR MEMBERS OF THE UNITED STATES MILITARY RESERVE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT ONE PLATE MAY BE ISSUED TO AN ACTIVE OR RETIRED RESERVIST FOR EACH PRIVATE PASSENGER MOTOR VEHICLE REGISTERED IN HIS NAME IN THIS STATE; TO AMEND SECTION 56-3-1760, RELATING TO THE DESIGN OF RESERVIST PLATES, SO AS TO REQUIRE THAT THE PLATE MUST BEAR THE INSIGNIA AND NAME OF THE BRANCH OF SERVICE OF WHICH THE ACTIVE OR RETIRED RESERVIST IS A MEMBER; TO AMEND SECTION 56-3-4310, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES FOR RETIRED MEMBERS OF THE ARMED FORCES OF THE UNITED STATES, SO AS TO MAKE TECHNICAL CHANGES IN THE LANGUAGE OF THE SECTION; AND TO AMEND SECTION 56-3-4320, RELATING TO THE DESIGN OF RETIRED MILITARY PLATES, SO AS TO REQUIRE THAT THE PLATE MUST BEAR THE INSIGNIA AND NAME OF THE BRANCH OF SERVICE FROM WHICH THE MEMBER IS RETIRED.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4140 -- Reps. Parks, M.A. Pitts and Breeland: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 25-11-70 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR FUNDING OF COUNTY VETERANS AFFAIRS OFFICES FROM APPROPRIATED MONIES DIRECTLY PAYABLE FROM THE STATE TREASURER TO EACH COUNTY OFFICE INSTEAD OF THROUGH THE OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4141 -- Reps. Parks, M.A. Pitts and Breeland: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-37-220, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO EXEMPTIONS TO THE PAYMENT OF AD VALOREM TAXES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT ONE VEHICLE OF A SURVIVING SPOUSE OF A VETERAN CLASSIFIED AS TOTALLY AND PERMANENTLY DISABLED DUE TO A SERVICE-CONNECTED DISABILITY IS EXEMPT FROM AD VALOREM TAXES FOR THE LIFETIME OR REMARRIAGE OF THE SURVIVING SPOUSE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4142 -- Reps. Parks and Breeland: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-3-1110, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES TO DISABLED VETERANS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT ALL LICENSE PLATES ISSUED PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION SHALL ALSO INCLUDE THE DISTINGUISHING SYMBOL USED ON LICENSE PLATES TO INDICATE THAT THE VEHICLE IT IS ASSIGNED TO MAY BE PARKED IN A METERED OR TIMED PARKING PLACE WITHOUT BEING SUBJECT TO PARKING FEES OR FINES; TO AMEND SECTION 56-3-3310, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES FOR RECIPIENTS OF THE PURPLE HEART, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE LICENSE PLATES MAY BE ISSUED TO A RECIPIENT OF THE PURPLE HEART DUE TO HOSTILE FIRE, AND TO PROVIDE THAT LICENSE PLATES MUST BE ISSUED AT NO FEE; AND TO AMEND SECTION 56-3-3320, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE DESIGN OF THE SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES FOR RECIPIENTS OF THE PURPLE HEART AND CERTAIN PURPLE HEART RECIPIENTS WHO ARE ELIGIBLE TO OBTAIN FREE PARKING PRIVILEGES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE LICENSE PLATES ISSUED PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION SHALL ALSO INCLUDE THE DISTINGUISHING SYMBOL USED ON LICENSE PLATES TO INDICATE THAT THE VEHICLE IT IS ASSIGNED TO MAY BE PARKED IN A METERED OR TIMED PARKING PLACE WITHOUT BEING SUBJECT TO PARKING FEES OR FINES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4143 -- Reps. Parks, M.A. Pitts and Breeland: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 25-11-50, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO RELATIONS OF THE DIRECTOR OF DIVISION OF VETERANS' AFFAIRS AND COUNTY VETERANS' AFFAIRS OFFICERS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DIRECTOR OF VETERANS' AFFAIRS SHALL COORDINATE THE ADMINISTRATION OF VETERANS' AFFAIRS RELATING TO VETERANS IN THIS STATE WITH THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS' AFFAIRS AND FEDERAL VETERANS' AFFAIRS REGIONAL OFFICES SO AS TO COMPLY WITH THE PROVISIONS OF THIS CHAPTER, AND PROVIDE THAT THE DIRECTOR SHALL ENSURE THAT ALL CASE FILE PAPERWORK SUBMITTED BY A COUNTY TO THE FEDERAL VETERANS' AFFAIRS REGIONAL OFFICE BE SENT BACK TO THE COUNTY VETERANS' AFFAIRS OFFICER HAVING POWER OF ATTORNEY FOR THE VETERAN RATHER THAN TO THE DIVISION OF VETERANS' AFFAIRS AT THE STATE LEVEL.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4144 -- Reps. Parks and Breeland: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO CREATE THE VETERANS OF ALL WARS MEMORIAL MONUMENT COMMISSION AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE COMMISSION'S MEMBERSHIP, DUTIES, AND RELATED MATTERS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4145 -- Reps. Parks, Whipper, Scott, Neilson, Moody-Lawrence, Allen, Bales, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Branham, Breeland, J. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Davenport, Duncan, Emory, Freeman, Frye, Gourdine, Govan, Harrison, Hayes, Herbkersman, M. Hines, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Kennedy, Limehouse, Lloyd, Mack, Martin, McLeod, Miller, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Ott, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rivers, Rutherford, Simrill, J.E. Smith, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Townsend, Weeks, White, Young and Viers: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 22, CHAPTER 1 TO TITLE 1 SO AS TO REQUIRE, UPON EXECUTIVE ORDER OF THE GOVERNOR, THE POW/MIA FLAG TO BE FLOWN AT SOUTH CAROLINA REST AREAS AND AT OTHER LOCATIONS THAT THE GOVERNOR MAY ORDER WHEN THE UNITED STATES IS ENGAGED IN WARTIME MILITARY OPERATIONS AND MEMBERS OF THE ARMED FORCES ARE PRISONERS OF WAR OR MISSING IN ACTION, ON CERTAIN NATIONAL HOLIDAYS, AND AT OTHER TIMES AS THE GOVERNOR MAY ORDER.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 4146 -- Reps. Hamilton, Leach and Limehouse: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 16-3-1700, 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. 4147 -- Reps. Hamilton and Leach: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 12-43-226 SO AS TO ALLOW MARRIED INDIVIDUALS WHO OWN A RESIDENCE OTHER THAN THEIR LEGAL RESIDENCE TO HAVE AN ASSESSMENT RATIO FOR PROPERTY FOR TAX PURPOSES EQUAL TO FOUR PERCENT OF FAIR MARKET VALUE OF THE RESIDENCE AND TO PROVIDE THAT ON THE DEATH OF A SPOUSE THAT THIS RESIDENCE KEEPS THE FOUR PERCENT ASSESSMENT RATIO IF BY WILL OR OPERATION OF LAW THE RESIDENCE BECOMES THE PROPERTY OF THE SURVIVING SPOUSE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4148 -- Reps. Davenport and Hamilton: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 16-13-427 SO AS TO DEFINE THE TERMS "VIOLENT VIDEO OR VIOLENT COMPUTER GAME", AND TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON WHO SELLS, RENTS, OR PERMITS TO BE SOLD OR RENTED A VIOLENT VIDEO OR VIOLENT COMPUTER GAME IS GUILTY OF A MISDEMEANOR AND TO PROVIDE A PENALTY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4149 -- Rep. Anthony: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 7-7-510, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RLATING TO THE DESIGNATION OF VOTING PRECINCTS IN UNION COUNTY, SO AS TO REVISE AND RENAME CERTAIN VOTING PRECINCTS IN UNION COUNTY AND REDESIGNATE 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
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Ratified

H. 4150 -- Rep. Harvin: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE SINCERE SORROW OF THE MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES UPON THE DEATH OF THE DEDICATED MANNING CITY CLERK, JOY SUE THAMES BREWER, AND TO EXTEND DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO HER FAMILY AND MANY FRIENDS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4151 -- Rep. Harvin: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE SINCERE SORROW OF THE MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES UPON THE DEATH OF MRS. JEAN LUMPKIN HARVIN OF MANNING, AND TO EXTEND DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO HER FAMILY AND MANY FRIENDS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4152 -- Rep. Harvin: A HOUSE RESOLUTION EXPRESSING THE CONGRATULATIONS OF THE MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO MAJOR RAYMOND RICHBURG, OF THE BUREAU OF PROTECTIVE SERVICES OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY, ON BEING THE 2003 RECIPIENT OF THE BILLIE S. FLEMING, SR., EDUCATIONAL EXCELLENCE AWARD OF THE SANTEE-WATEREE EXPO COMMITTEE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4153 -- Rep. Barfield: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE CONGRATULATIONS OF THE MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO AYNOR HIGH SCHOOL AND ITS ADMINISTRATORS, TEACHERS, AND STUDENTS UPON RECEIVING NATIONAL RECOGNITION FOR EXEMPLARY VOLUNTEER SERVICE BY RECEIVING THE PRUDENTIAL SPIRIT OF COMMUNITY AWARD AND ON BEING AWARDED THE 2003 PALMETTO'S FINEST AWARD FROM THE SOUTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4154 -- Rep. Barfield: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE ADMINISTRATORS OF AYNOR HIGH SCHOOL ON WEDNESDAY, MAY 14, 2003, AT A TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF BEING CONGRATULATED FOR RECEIVING NATIONAL RECOGNITION FOR EXEMPLARY VOLUNTEER SERVICE BY RECEIVING THE PRUDENTIAL SPIRIT OF COMMUNITY AWARD AND ON BEING AWARDED THE 2003 PALMETTO'S FINEST AWARD FROM THE SOUTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4155 -- Rep. Richardson: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION RECOGNIZING SERGEANT JESSE LANTER OF FORT MILL FOR HIS ACTS OF SACRIFICE AND BRAVERY WHILE SERVING IN IRAQ WITH THE UNITED STATES MARINES AND WISHING HIM A SAFE RETURN TO HIS HOME STATE.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4156 -- Reps. Rutherford, G.M. Smith, Weeks, Sheheen, Parks, Allen, Altman, Battle, Branham, Breeland, J. Brown, Gourdine, J. Hines, M. Hines, Howard, Lucas, Mahaffey, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, Rivers and Sinclair: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 22-3-915 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A MAGISTRATE MAY NOT COMMENCE A TRIAL OR ANOTHER PROCEEDING, OR REQUIRE AN ATTORNEY TO APPEAR OR BE PRESENT IN COURT, ON SATURDAY OR SUNDAY, EXCEPT IN THE CASE OF EMERGENCIES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4157 -- Rep. Harrison: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 48-39-155 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT ANY PERMIT DECISION MADE BY THE OFFICE OF OCEAN AND COASTAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT OR THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL IS NOT SUBJECT TO AN AUTOMATIC STAY BY THE FILING OF A NOTICE OF APPEAL AND THAT A STAY MAY ONLY BE ISSUED BY AN ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4158 -- Education and Public Works Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY, RELATING TO HIGHWAY PATROL, SUBARTICLE 1 WRECKER REGULATIONS, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 2821, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Point of Order

H. 4159 -- Reps. Scarborough and Altman: A BILL TO ESTABLISH A PROCEDURE FOR DISCIPLINING A STUDENT IN A CHARTER SCHOOL IN A CHARLESTON COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT; TO PROVIDE THAT THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF A CHARTER SCHOOL MAY REFUSE ADMISSION TO A STUDENT WHO HAS BEEN SUSPENDED OR EXPELLED; TO PROVIDE THAT A CONVERTED CHARTER SCHOOL THAT UTILIZES THE EXISTING BUILDINGS IS NOT REQUIRED TO PAY FOR THE USE OF THE EXISTING BUILDINGS OR PREMISES AND TO PROVIDE FOR AN APPEAL OF A DECISION OR DISPUTE REGARDING THE USE OF THE EXISTING BUILDINGS OR PREMISES.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended

H. 4160 -- Rep. Frye: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE CONGRATULATIONS OF THE MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA GENERAL TO THE W. WYMAN KING ACADEMY "LADY KNIGHTS" BASKETBALL TEAM OF LEXINGTON COUNTY AND TO HEAD COACH JOEY LONG ON CAPTURING THE SOUTH CAROLINA INDEPENDENT SCHOOL ASSOCIATION 2003 CLASS A GIRLS' STATE BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4161 -- Reps. Parks, Allen, Altman, Anthony, Bailey, Bales, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Branham, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chellis, Clark, Clemmons, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Emory, Freeman, Frye, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Hagood, Hamilton, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jennings, Keegan, Kennedy, Kirsh, Koon, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Richardson, Rivers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sheheen, Simrill, Sinclair, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Snow, Stewart, Stille, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Umphlett, Vaughn, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Wilkins, Witherspoon and Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE CONGRATULATIONS OF THE MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO REVEREND CHRIS GARRISON AND THE MEMBERS OF BOLD SPRING BAPTIST CHURCH OF THE CALLISON COMMUNITY OF GREENWOOD COUNTY ON THE OCCASION OF THEIR SESQUICENTENNIAL CELEBRATION ON SUNDAY, JUNE 22, 2003.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4162 -- Rep. Stewart: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE WELCOME OF THE MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO DR. STEFANO MOCIO, VICE MAYOR OF ORVIETO, ITALY, TO AIKEN, SOUTH CAROLINA, ORVIETO'S PARTNER IN FRIENDSHIP, AND TO DEMONSTRATE THE MEMBERS' APPRECIATION FOR DR. MOCIO'S COMMITMENT TO HELPING THE RESIDENTS OF THE CITY OF AIKEN TO UNDERSTAND THE INTRICACIES OF ITALIAN CULTURE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4163 -- Reps. Thompson and Rice: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTIONS 10-1-215 AND 57-3-605 SO AS TO PROVIDE, RESPECTIVELY, THAT NO BUILDING OR PROPERTY OWNED, OPERATED, OR LEASED BY THE STATE OR ANY ROAD, HIGHWAY, INTERSTATE HIGHWAY, BRIDGE, OR INTERCHANGE MAY BE NAMED FOR A PERSON WHO IS LIVING.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4164 -- Rep. Hagood: A BILL TO AMEND ACT 340 OF 1967, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO CHARLESTON COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE SUPERINTENDENT OF EDUCATION OF CHARLESTON COUNTY IS THE CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER OF THE DISTRICT AND TO PROVIDE FOR HIS SELECTION, DUTIES, AND POWERS, TO REVISE AND FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THE POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE SCHOOL DISTRICT, TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THE POWERS OF EACH OF THE CONSTITUENT DISTRICT BOARDS OF TRUSTEES AND THE MANNER IN WHICH THESE POWERS ARE EXERCISED, AND TO DELETE PROVISIONS RELATING TO EMPLOYMENT OF TEACHERS AND PERSONNEL AND THE TRANSFER OF TEACHERS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4165 -- Reps. Lourie, J.E. Smith and Rivers: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 59-5-10, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE COMPOSITION OF THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION, SO AS TO ADD A NONVOTING MEMBER TO BE APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR TO REPRESENT THE MILITARY COMMUNITY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4166 -- Reps. Harrell, Bowers and McLeod: 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
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading

H. 4167 -- Rep. Harvin: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE CONGRATULATIONS OF THE MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO CARLOS AND JEAN GIBBONS OF CLARENDON COUNTY ON THE OCCASION OF THEIR FIFTIETH WEDDING ANNIVERSARY ON AUGUST 18, 2003, AND TO WISH THEM MANY YEARS OF CONTINUED HAPPINESS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4168 -- Rep. Harvin: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE CONGRATULATIONS OF THE MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO MR. JAMES C. BLACK OF MANNING ON HIS MANY ACCOMPLISHMENTS, INCLUDING MOST RECENTLY BEING NAMED THE SOUTH CAROLINA AUTOMOBILE DEALERS ASSOCIATION'S 2003 TIME MAGAZINE QUALITY DEALER AWARD NOMINEE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4169 -- Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL, RELATING TO DEVELOPMENT OF SUBDIVISION WATER SUPPLY AND SEWAGE TREATMENT/DISPOSAL SYSTEMS, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 2830, 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

H. 4170 -- Reps. Davenport and Lee: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO DEMONSTRATE THE CONCERN OF THE MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA GENERAL ASSEMBLY FOR SOUTH CAROLINA'S TEXTILE INDUSTRY AND TO EXPRESS THE OPINION OF THE MEMBERS THAT ACTION BE TAKEN BY THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS AND THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES TO RESCIND THE U.S.-VIETNAM BILATERAL AGREEMENT ON TEXTILES.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Adopted

H. 4171 -- Reps. J.E. Smith, Allen, Altman, Anthony, Bailey, Bales, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Branham, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chellis, Clark, Clemmons, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Emory, Freeman, Frye, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Hagood, Hamilton, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jennings, Keegan, Kennedy, Kirsh, Koon, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Richardson, Rivers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sheheen, Simrill, Sinclair, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Snow, Stewart, Stille, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Umphlett, Vaughn, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Wilkins, Witherspoon and Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO PROCLAIM MAY 2003 AS LICENSED CHILDCARE AND PROVIDER APPRECIATION MONTH IN SOUTH CAROLINA.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4172 -- Rep. Lourie: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE CONGRATULATIONS OF THE MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO MR. JIM GASQUE OF COLUMBIA FOR HIS MANY ACCOMPLISHMENTS IN TEACHING DURING HIS CAREER AND ON RECEIVING THE SOUTH CAROLINA INDEPENDENT SCHOOLS ASSOCIATION'S 2003 UPPER SCHOOL TEACHER OF THE YEAR AWARD.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4173 -- Rep. Coleman: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO NAME THE PORTION OF UNITED STATES HIGHWAY 321 IN FAIRFIELD COUNTY THAT BEGINS AT THE INTERSECTION OF UNITED STATES HIGHWAY 321 BUSINESS AND UNITED STATES HIGHWAY 321 BY-PASS ON THE NORTH SIDE OF THE TOWN OF WINNSBORO AND ENDS AT THE FAIRFIELD/CHESTER COUNTY LINE WEBSTER ANDERSON UNITED STATES CONGRESSIONAL MEDAL OF HONOR RECIPIENT HIGHWAY AND TO ERECT APPROPRIATE SIGNS OR MARKERS ALONG THIS PORTION OF HIGHWAY CONTAINING THE WORDS "WEBSTER ANDERSON CONGRESSIONAL MEDAL OF HONOR RECIPIENT HIGHWAY".
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Adopted

H. 4174 -- Reps. Edge and Harrison: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 22-1-10, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE APPOINTMENT, TERM, JURISDICTION, TRAINING, CERTIFICATION, AND NONCOMPLIANCE OF MAGISTRATES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A MAGISTRATE MUST HAVE A TWO-YEAR ASSOCIATE DEGREE FROM AN INSTITUTION ACCREDITED BY THE SOUTHERN ASSOCIATION OF COLLEGES AND SCHOOLS OR ANOTHER APPROPRIATE REGIONAL ACCREDITING ASSOCIATION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4175 -- Rep. Sinclair: 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 EENFORCEMENT 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. 4176 -- Rep. Anthony: A BILL TO AMEND ACT 231 OF 1993, RELATING TO THE BOARD OF ELECTION AND REGISTRATION FOR UNION COUNTY, SO AS TO REDUCE THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE BOARD FROM NINE MEMBERS TO EIGHT MEMBERS.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Ratified

H. 4177 -- Reps. Koon, Quinn, W.D. Smith, Clark and Frye: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO NAME THE INTERSTATE INTERCHANGE OF INTERSTATE 20 AND ROAD 204 AT EXIT 51 IN LEXINGTON COUNTY AS THE "CHARLIE ROUNTREE, JR. JUNIOR GOLF INTERCHANGE" AND INSTALL APPROPRIATE MARKERS OR SIGNS ALONG THE ROAD INDICATING THIS DESIGNATION IN RECOGNITION OF MR. CHARLIE ROUNTREE'S TIRELESS COMMITMENT TO THE GAME OF GOLF WITH EMPHASIS ON THE JUNIOR GOLF PROGRAM IN SOUTH CAROLINA.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4178 -- Reps. J.R. Smith and D.C. Smith: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE KATE POULIOT OF SIMPSONVILLE ON PITCHING HER TWENTY-FIFTH SHUTOUT IN THIRTY-ONE GAMES AND RAISING HER OVERALL WIN STREAK TO FIFTY-TWO, TO COMMEND HER FOR HER HARD WORK AND DEDICATION, AND TO WISH HER MUCH SUCCESS IN ALL OF HER FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4179 -- Reps. Coates and McGee: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE CONGRATULATIONS OF THE MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO ASHLEY NICOLE AMERSON, CAMERON LAYNE HOLDER, JESSICA LEIGH THOMAS, KAREN COOK, JESSICA NEWMAN, SHANNON EILEEN CLEARY, ERIN REBECCA SMITH, ELIZABETH HUPFER, AND MEREDITH GARDNER REAVES FOR THEIR DILIGENCE AND DEDICATION AS GIRL SCOUTS OF THE PEE DEE AREA AND FOR RECEIVING THE HIGHEST AWARD GIVEN IN GIRL SCOUTING, THE GIRL SCOUT GOLD AWARD.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4180 -- Reps. Scott, Allen, Altman, Anthony, Bailey, Bales, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Branham, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chellis, Clark, Clemmons, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Emory, Freeman, Frye, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Hagood, Hamilton, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jennings, Keegan, Kennedy, Kirsh, Koon, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Richardson, Rivers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Sheheen, Simrill, Sinclair, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Snow, Stewart, Stille, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Umphlett, Vaughn, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Wilkins, Witherspoon and Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION RECOGNIZING AND COMMENDING MRS. MARY FLOYD EPPS OF RICHLAND COUNTY ON THE OCCASION OF MOTHER'S DAY FOR HER EXCEPTIONAL DEVOTION TO HER FAMILY, FRIENDS, AND CHURCH.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4181 -- Reps. Scott, Allen, Altman, Anthony, Bailey, Bales, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Branham, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chellis, Clark, Clemmons, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Emory, Freeman, Frye, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Hagood, Hamilton, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jennings, Keegan, Kennedy, Kirsh, Koon, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Richardson, Rivers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Sheheen, Simrill, Sinclair, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Snow, Stewart, Stille, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Umphlett, Vaughn, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Wilkins, Witherspoon and Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION RECOGNIZING AND COMMENDING MRS. KATIE WEST STARKS ETHERIDGE OF RICHLAND COUNTY ON THE OCCASION OF MOTHER'S DAY FOR HER EXCEPTIONAL DEVOTION TO HER FAMILY, FRIENDS, AND CHURCH.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4182 -- Reps. Ceips, Anthony, R. Brown, Clark, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Emory, Gilham, Hagood, Herbkersman, Keegan, Littlejohn, Mahaffey, Martin, Merrill, J.H. Neal, Sinclair, Stille and Young: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 7-3-20, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE POWERS, DUTIES, AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE STATE ELECTION COMMISSION, SO AS TO REQUIRE THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR TO HAVE POSTED ON THE WEBSITE OF THE COMMISSION A FILING AND ELECTION SCHEDULE FOR ALL ELECTIONS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4183 -- Reps. Ceips, Anthony, J. Brown, R. Brown, Clark, Clyburn, Gilham, Hayes, Herbkersman, J. Hines, Keegan, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Martin, Stille, Toole, Walker and Whitmire: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 7-25-210 SO AS TO MAKE IT A CRIME TO REMOVE OR VANDALIZE CAMPAIGN SIGNS AND PROVIDE A PENALTY FOR VIOLATION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4184 -- Rep. Battle: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE CONGRATULATIONS OF THE MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO MR. JERRY PACE OF BRITTON'S NECK, SOUTH CAROLINA, UPON RECEIVING THE 2003 NATIONAL OUTSTANDING YOUNG FARMER ADVISOR AWARD FROM THE NATIONAL YOUNG FARMER EDUCATIONAL ASSOCIATION.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4185 -- Reps. Govan, Rhoad, Cobb-Hunter and Ott: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND AND CONGRATULATE THE MEMBERS, COACHES, AND OTHER OFFICIALS OF THE CLAFLIN UNIVERSITY WOMEN'S TRACK AND FIELD TEAM FOR WINNING THE 2003 EASTERN INTERCOLLEGIATE ATHLETIC CONFERENCE CHAMPIONSHIP, AND TO WISH THEM MUCH SUCCESS IN THEIR FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4186 -- Reps. Sheheen, Clyburn, McLeod, J.E. Smith, G. Brown, Clark, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Edge, Emory, Freeman, Gourdine, Harrison, Hayes, Howard, Kennedy, Lourie, Lucas, Merrill, J.M. Neal, Ott, Parks, Rivers, Sinclair, G.M. Smith, Snow and Taylor: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO WELCOME THE BROWN VS. BOARD OF EDUCATION COMMISSION AND ITS STAFF TO SOUTH CAROLINA ON ITS VISIT TO OUR STATE IN JUNE 2003 IN CONNECTION WITH THE CELEBRATION OF THE FIFTIETH ANNIVERSARY OF THIS LANDMARK UNITED STATES SUPREME COURT DECISION.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4187 -- Reps. Chellis, Young, Cotty and Cato: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 11-9-815 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2003, THE BOARD OF ECONOMIC ADVISORS ORGANIZATIONALLY SHALL BE A DIVISION OR OFFICE OF THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE RATHER THAN A DIVISION OR OFFICE OF THE STATE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE MEMBERSHIP, DUTIES, FUNCTIONS, AND STAFF OF THE BOARD OF ECONOMIC ADVISORS SHALL REMAIN THE SAME.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4188 -- Reps. Limehouse, Altman, Breeland, R. Brown, Chellis, Hagood, Harrell, Mack, Merrill, Miller, Scarborough, Whipper and Young: A BILL TO PROVIDE THAT EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2003, DISTRIBUTIONS DUE CHARLESTON COUNTY FROM THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT FUND ($14,120,593 FOR FISCAL YEAR 2002-2003) PURSUANT TO THE STATE AID TO SUBDIVISIONS ACT ARE INSTEAD DISTRIBUTED TO THE SCHOOL DISTRICT OF CHARLESTON COUNTY WHICH MUST USE THESE FUNDS TO ROLLBACK PROPERTY TAXES FOR SCHOOLS.
Introduced and Committed
Debate Adjourned
Recommitted
Recalled

H. 4189 -- Rep. Coleman: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REMEMBER AND COMMEND THE HEROIC ACTS OF CONGRESSIONAL MEDAL OF HONOR RECIPIENT SERGEANT FIRST CLASS WEBSTER ANDERSON OF FAIRFIELD COUNTY WHO RISKED HIS LIFE ABOVE AND BEYOND THE CALL OF DUTY TO DEFEND HIS COUNTRY IN THE HIGHEST TRADITION OF MILITARY SERVICE.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4190 -- Reps. Harrison, J.E. Smith, Bales, J. Brown, Cotty, Howard, Lourie, J.H. Neal and Quinn: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES ON THURSDAY, MAY 22, 2003, AT A TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, TO THE DREHER HIGH SCHOOL DRAMA DEPARTMENT AND THE DREHER DRAMA DEVILS OF COLUMBIA TO RECOGNIZE THEM FOR THEIR OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCES AT THIS YEAR'S PALMETTO DRAMATICS ASSOCIATION'S DRAMA FESTIVAL, FOR RECEIVING A SUPERIOR RATING, AND FOR BEING THE HIGHEST POINT WINNERS OF THE FESTIVAL.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4191 -- Reps. Harrison, J.E. Smith, Bales, J. Brown, Cotty, Howard, Lourie, J.H. Neal, Quinn, Rutherford and Scott: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES ON THURSDAY, MAY 22, 2003, AT A TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, TO THE DREHER HIGH SCHOOL ACADEMIC DECATHLON TEAM AND THE TEAM'S COACHES, CHRISTINA MURPHY AND LINDA WILLIAMS, OF COLUMBIA FOR THE PURPOSE OF RECOGNIZING THEM FOR WINNING THE 2003 ACADEMIC DECATHLON STATE CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4192 -- Reps. Harrison, J.E. Smith, Bales, J. Brown, Cotty, Howard, Lourie, J.H. Neal, Quinn, Rutherford and Scott: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES ON THURSDAY, MAY 22, 2003, AT A TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, TO THE DREHER HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS' BASKETBALL TEAM AND TO THEIR COACH, TERESA JONES, OF COLUMBIA FOR THE PURPOSE OF RECOGNIZING THEM ON THEIR REMARKABLE SEASON AND ON CAPTURING THE CLASS AAA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4193 -- Reps. Harrison, J.E. Smith, Bales, J. Brown, Cotty, Howard, Lourie, J.H. Neal, Quinn, Rutherford and Scott: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES ON THURSDAY, MAY 22, 2003, AT A TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, TO THE DREHER HIGH SCHOOL SAT TEAM OF COLUMBIA FOR THE PURPOSE OF RECOGNIZING THEM FOR THEIR HARD WORK AND RECENT ACCOMPLISHMENTS, INCLUDING BEING NAMED THE CLASS AAA LOWER STATE AND STATE CHAMPIONS FOR 2003.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4194 -- Rep. Snow: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO DEMONSTRATE THE CONCERN OF THE MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA GENERAL ASSEMBLY FOR SOUTH CAROLINIANS LIVING ALONG THE SANTEE RIVER AND TO EXPRESS THE OPINION OF THE MEMBERS THAT ACTION BE TAKEN BY THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS AND THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES TO COMPENSATE THOSE RESIDENTS FOR PROPERTY DAMAGE CAUSED BY FLOODWATERS DISCHARGED FROM LAKES MARION AND MOULTRIE WHICH ARE OPERATED BY SANTEE COOPER AND REGULATED BY THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4195 -- Reps. Hagood, Young, Merrill, Herbkersman, Branham, Altman, Battle, Clyburn, Emory, Howard, Leach, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Miller, Parks, Perry, E.H. Pitts, Ceips, Sinclair, J.R. Smith, Thompson, Weeks and Witherspoon: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 2-19-80, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE NOMINATION OF QUALIFIED JUDICIAL CANDIDATES BY THE JUDICIAL MERIT SELECTION COMMISSION FOR ELECTION BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE ELECTION MUST BE HELD NO LATER THAN THREE WEEKS AFTER THE DATE OF THE COMMISSION'S NOMINATIONS TO THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY; AND BY ADDING SECTION 2-20-75 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT ELECTIONS FOR NONJUDICIAL CANDIDATES SCREENED BY A JOINT COMMITTEE MUST BE HELD NO LATER THAN THREE WEEKS AFTER THE DATE THE FINDINGS OF THE JOINT COMMITTEE AS TO THE QUALIFICATIONS OF CANDIDATES FOR THE OFFICES SOUGHT HAVE BEEN PUBLISHED IN THE JOURNALS OF BOTH HOUSES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4196 -- Reps. J.H. Neal, J. Brown, Battle, Branham, Davenport, J. Hines, Howard, Littlejohn, Mack, Mahaffey, Miller, Stille and Weeks: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 58, TITLE 40, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE REGISTRATION AND REGULATION OF MORTGAGE LOAN BROKERS, SO AS TO CHANGE THE TERM FROM "MORTGAGE LOAN BROKER" TO "MORTGAGE BROKER", TO CONFORM THE CHAPTER ACCORDINGLY, TO DEFINE "PROCESSOR", TO FURTHER SPECIFY THE SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITY OF "ORIGINATORS", AND AMONG OTHER THINGS TO PROVIDE FOR LICENSURE AND RENEWAL FEES FOR ORIGINATORS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4197 -- Rep. Lourie: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE SPRING VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL VIKING BOYS TRACK AND FIELD TEAM AT A DATE AND TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF CONGRATULATING THEM ON WINNING THE 2003 CLASS AAAA TRACK AND FIELD STATE CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4198 -- Rep. Lourie: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE RICHLAND NORTHEAST HIGH SCHOOL "CAVALIERS" BOYS' TENNIS TEAM AND THE TEAM'S COACH, DANIEL STRICKLAND, AT A DATE AND TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF CONGRATULATING THEM ON THEIR COLLABORATIVE EFFORTS AND HARD WORK IN CAPTURING THE 2003 CLASS AAAA BOYS' TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4199 -- Rep. Lourie: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE CONGRATULATIONS OF THE MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO THE SPRING VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL "VIKINGS" OF COLUMBIA AND THEIR COACH, JOHN JONES, ON WINNING THE 2003 CLASS AAAA TRACK AND FIELD CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE AND TO COMMEND THEM FOR THEIR HARD WORK, COMPETITIVE SPIRIT, AND DEDICATION THROUGHOUT THEIR SEASON.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4200 -- Rep. Viers: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 50-21-134 SO AS TO ESTABLISH A NO WAKE ZONE ON THE INTRACOASTAL WATERWAY IN HORRY COUNTY BEGINNING AT THE SIGN POSTED AT MARKER 35 AND ENDING AT THE SIGN POSTED AT MARKER 38.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4201 -- Rep. Ceips: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING CHAPTER 26 TO TITLE 6 SO AS TO PROVIDE A PROCEDURE BY WHICH A SPECIAL PURPOSE OR PUBLIC SERVICE DISTRICT MAY IMPOSE AVAILABILITY CHARGES FOR WATERWORKS OR SEWER SYSTEMS AND PROVIDE A METHOD FOR THE CALCULATION OF THE CHARGE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4202 -- Rep. Quinn: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE APPRECIATION OF THE MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO MR. HODGES LEWIS OF RICHLAND COUNTY FOR HIS MANY YEARS OF SERVICE TO THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA AND HIS COMMUNITY THROUGH HIS WORK IN EDUCATION AND TO WISH HIM MUCH SUCCESS AND HAPPINESS IN HIS FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4203 -- Reps. Koon, Quinn and W.D. Smith: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO NAME THE INTERSTATE INTERCHANGE OF INTERSTATE 20 AND ROAD 204 AT EXIT 51 IN LEXINGTON COUNTY AS THE "CHARLIE ROUNTREE JR. JUNIOR GOLF INTERCHANGE" AND INSTALL APPROPRIATE MARKERS OR SIGNS ALONG THE ROAD INDICATING THIS DESIGNATION IN RECOGNITION OF MR. CHARLIE ROUNTREE'S TIRELESS COMMITMENT TO THE GAME OF GOLF WITH EMPHASIS ON THE JUNIOR GOLF PROGRAM IN SOUTH CAROLINA.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4204 -- Reps. J.H. Neal, Allen, Altman, Anthony, Bailey, Bales, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Branham, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chellis, Clark, Clemmons, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Emory, Freeman, Frye, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Hagood, Hamilton, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jennings, Keegan, Kennedy, Kirsh, Koon, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Richardson, Rivers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sheheen, Simrill, Sinclair, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Snow, Stewart, Stille, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Umphlett, Vaughn, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Wilkins, Witherspoon and Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE JOSHUA SIMS PATTERSON OF HOPKINS ON BEING CHOSEN AS A MOREHEAD SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENT AT THE UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA CHAPEL HILL, TO COMMEND HIM FOR HIS HARD WORK AND COMMITMENT TO ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE, AND TO WISH HIM MUCH SUCCESS IN ALL OF HIS FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4205 -- Reps. Cato and J.E. Smith: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND THE RAILROADS OPERATING IN SOUTH CAROLINA FOR IMPROVING THEIR SAFETY AND EFFICIENCY BY TAKING ADVANTAGE OF THE INNOVATIVE AND PROVEN TECHNOLOGY USED FOR REMOTE CONTROL LOCOMOTIVES.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4206 -- Reps. Cooper and Harrell: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 1-23-120, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO GENERAL ASSEMBLY REVIEW OF REGULATIONS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE SENATE FINANCE COMMITTEE AND THE HOUSE WAYS AND MEANS COMMITTEE MUST REVIEW THE PORTION OF ANY REGULATION THAT INCREASES FEES .
Introduced and Committed

H. 4207 -- Rep. Lourie: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE CONGRATULATIONS OF THE MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE RICHLAND NORTHEAST HIGH SCHOOL "CAVALIERS" BOYS' TENNIS TEAM AND THE TEAM'S COACH, DANIEL STRICKLAND, ON THEIR OUTSTANDING DETERMINATION AND HARD WORK THROUGHOUT THEIR SEASON AND ON CAPTURING THE 2003 CLASS AAAA BOYS' TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE ON SATURDAY, MAY 10, 2003.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4208 -- Rep. Talley: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-2530, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE UNLAWFUL STOPPING, STANDING, PARKING, OR MOVING OF A VEHICLE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON MAY NOT PARK A VEHICLE ALONG THE CURB OF A STREET THAT IS PAINTED YELLOW.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4209 -- Rep. Lourie: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA TO THE RICHLAND NORTHEAST HIGH SCHOOL MODEL UNITED NATIONS TEAM AT A DATE AND TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, TO CONGRATULATE THE MODEL UNITED NATIONS TEAM FOR CAPTURING ITS FOURTEENTH CONSECUTIVE INTERNATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4210 -- Rep. Talley: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE CONGRATULATIONS OF THE MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO MR. THOMAS JACOB FOSTER, FIRST BATTALION, DELTA COMPANY, CLASS OF 2005 AT THE CITADEL, FOR HIS VALIANT EFFORTS IN SAVING THE LIFE OF A FELLOW SOUTH CAROLINIAN AND UPON HIS BEING PROMOTED TO MASTER SERGEANT FOR THE NEXT ACADEMIC YEAR.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4211 -- Rep. Harrison: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE DREHER HIGH SCHOOL "DEVILS" GIRLS' TRACK AND FIELD TEAM AND THE TEAM'S COACH, DANIEL BROOKS, OF COLUMBIA, ON THURSDAY, MAY 22, 2003, AT 10:30 A.M., FOR THE PURPOSE OF CONGRATULATING THEM ON THEIR COLLABORATIVE EFFORTS AND HARD WORK IN CAPTURING THE 2003 CLASS AAA GIRLS' TRACK AND FIELD STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4212 -- Reps. McLeod, Bowers, Lloyd, R. Brown, Allen, Altman, Anthony, Bailey, Bales, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Branham, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chellis, Clark, Clemmons, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Emory, Freeman, Frye, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Hagood, Hamilton, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jennings, Keegan, Kennedy, Kirsh, Koon, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, Martin, McCraw, McGee, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Richardson, Rivers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sheheen, Simrill, Sinclair, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Snow, Stewart, Stille, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Umphlett, Vaughn, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Wilkins, Witherspoon and Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE DEEPEST SYMPATHY OF THE MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA TO THE FAMILY AND MANY FRIENDS OF W. MULLINS McLEOD OF WALTERBORO -- ATTORNEY AT LAW, VIETNAM WAR VETERAN, AND PROMINENT PUBLIC OFFICIAL -- UPON HIS DEATH.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4213 -- Rep. Harrison: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE CONGRATULATIONS OF THE MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO THE DREHER HIGH SCHOOL "DEVILS" OF COLUMBIA AND THEIR COACH, DANIEL BROOKS, ON WINNING THE 2003 CLASS AAA GIRLS' TRACK AND FIELD STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE AND TO COMMEND THEM FOR THEIR HARD WORK, COMPETITIVE SPIRIT, AND DEDICATION THROUGHOUT THEIR SEASON.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4214 -- 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 FOURTEENTH CONSECUTIVE FIRST PLACE AWARD AT THE NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL MODEL UNITED NATIONS CONFERENCE.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4215 -- Reps. Walker, W.D. Smith, Davenport, Littlejohn, Lee, Talley, Sinclair, Mahaffey and Anthony: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE SINCERE GRATITUDE OF THE MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO MR. JOSEPH E. HINES, JR., OF SPARTANBURG FOR HIS MANY YEARS OF SERVICE TO HIS COMMUNITY AND THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, UPON RETIRING FROM HIS CURRENT POSITION AS DIRECTOR OF SPARTANBURG COUNTY OFFICE OF VOTER REGISTRATION AND ELECTIONS ON JUNE 16, 2003, AND TO WISH HIM MANY YEARS OF CONTINUED HAPPINESS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4216 -- Reps. Scott, Allen, Altman, Anthony, Bailey, Bales, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Branham, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chellis, Clark, Clemmons, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Emory, Freeman, Frye, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Hagood, Hamilton, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jennings, Keegan, Kennedy, Kirsh, Koon, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Richardson, Rivers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Sheheen, Simrill, Sinclair, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Snow, Stewart, Stille, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Umphlett, Vaughn, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Wilkins, Witherspoon and Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE SINCERE GRATITUDE OF THE MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO MRS. MERCY P. OWENS OF COLUMBIA FOR HER MANY YEARS OF SERVICE TO THE BANKING INDUSTRY IN THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, UPON RETIRING FROM HER CURRENT POSITION AS SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT OF SOUTH CAROLINA COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT OF WACHOVIA BANK, N.A., AND TO WISH HER MANY YEARS OF CONTINUED HAPPINESS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4217 -- Reps. Scott, Allen, Altman, Anthony, Bailey, Bales, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Branham, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chellis, Clark, Clemmons, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Emory, Freeman, Frye, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Hagood, Hamilton, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jennings, Keegan, Kennedy, Kirsh, Koon, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Richardson, Rivers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Sheheen, Simrill, Sinclair, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Snow, Stewart, Stille, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Umphlett, Vaughn, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Wilkins, Witherspoon and Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION EXPRESSING THE CONGRATULATIONS OF THE MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA TO REVEREND JOHN C. WILLIAMS OF RICHLAND COUNTY ON THE OCCASION OF HIS SIXTY-FIFTH BIRTHDAY ON TUESDAY, MAY 13, 2003, AND WISHING HIM CONTINUED GOOD HEALTH AND MUCH HAPPINESS IN THE YEARS TO COME.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4218 -- Rep. Martin: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 41-10-45 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IT IS A VIOLATION OF THE WAGE REQUIREMENTS OF THIS STATE FOR AN EMPLOYER TO PAY FEMALE EMPLOYEES LESS THAN MALE EMPLOYEES FOR COMPARABLE EMPLOYMENT IF THE FEMALE EMPLOYEES HAVE EQUIVALENT EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING; AND TO AMEND SECTION 41-10-80, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO CIVIL PENALTIES FOR VIOLATION OF CERTAIN WAGE AND HOURLY PROVISIONS SO AS TO REVISE SUCH PENALTIES AND INCLUDE SECTION 41-10-45 THEREIN.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4219 -- Reps. Snow, Kennedy, Battle, R. Brown, Cobb-Hunter and J. Hines: A JOINT RESOLUTION PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO ARTICLE XVII OF THE CONSTITUTION OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1895, RELATING TO MISCELLANEOUS MATTERS, SO AS TO ADD SECTION 7A TO PERMIT PARI-MUTUEL WAGERING ON HORSE RACING TO BE CONDUCTED IN THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4220 -- Reps. Clemmons, Barfield, Keegan, Viers and Witherspoon: A BILL TO ALLOW THE GOVERNING BODY OF HORRY COUNTY BY ORDINANCE TO REQUIRE THE LISTING OF STRUCTURAL IMPROVEMENTS AND ANY RESULTING CHANGES IN USE FOR REAL PROPERTY WITHIN THIRTY DAYS FOLLOWING THE DAY ON WHICH THE IMPROVEMENTS ARE COMPLETED AND FIT FOR THE INTENDED USE AND PROVIDE EXCEPTIONS, AND TO MAKE TAXES ATTRIBUTABLE TO IMPROVEMENTS LISTED AFTER JUNE 30 OF THE PROPERTY TAX YEAR DUE AND PAYABLE WHEN TAXES ARE DUE AND PAYABLE ON THE PROPERTY FOR THE SUCCEEDING PROPERTY TAX YEAR.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Point of Order

H. 4221 -- Reps. R. Brown, Whipper, Breeland, Mack and Parks: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 7-13-195 SO AS TO REQUIRE ALL ELECTIONS CONDUCTED AFTER 2004 FOR COUNTY BOARDS OF EDUCATION AND SCHOOL DISTRICT BOARDS OF TRUSTEES TO BE NONPARTISAN ELECTIONS AND TO PROVIDE FOR SUCH ELECTIONS WHERE NONPARTISAN ELECTIONS ARE NOT OTHERWISE REQUIRED BY LAW TO FILL THESE OFFICES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4222 -- Rep. Govan: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE MEMBERS, COACHES, AND OTHER OFFICIALS OF THE CLAFLIN UNIVERSITY WOMEN'S TRACK AND FIELD TEAM ON THURSDAY, MAY 15, 2003, AT A TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF RECOGNIZING THEM FOR WINNING THE 2003 EASTERN INTERCOLLEGIATE ATHLETIC CONFERENCE CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4223 -- Reps. Kirsh, McCraw and J.R. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 12, TITLE 4, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE FEE IN LIEU OF PROPERTY TAXES ACT, SECTION 4-29-67, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS REQUIRING A FEE IN LIEU OF PROPERTY TAXES, AND CHAPTER 44 OF TITLE 12, RELATING TO THE FEE IN LIEU OF TAX SIMPLIFICATION ACT, ALL SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR DESIGNATIONS OF COUNTIES AS REDUCED INVESTMENT COUNTIES BY DECEMBER THIRTY-FIRST OF EACH YEAR BASED ON DATA AVAILABLE ON THE MOST RECENT NOVEMBER FIRST, TO PROVIDE WHEN THE DESIGNATIONS ARE EFFECTIVE FOR A SPONSOR, TO INCLUDE AMOUNTS EXPENDED AT A PROJECT AS A NONRESPONSIBLE PARTY PURSUANT TO THE BROWNFIELDS VOLUNTARY CLEANUP PROGRAM TOWARD THE MINIMUM INVESTMENT THRESHOLD, TO REPLACE THE WORD "INVESTOR" WITH THE WORD "SPONSOR", TO PROVIDE THAT FAILURE TO MAINTAIN THE MINIMUM LEVEL OF INVESTMENT IN A PROJECT RESULTS IN DISQUALIFICATION FOR THE FEE, TO SUSPEND THE STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS FOR ASSESSMENT OF TAXES OR FEES DUE ON A PROJECT IF NECESSARY TO THE DETERMINATION OF COMPLIANCE WITH INVESTMENT REQUIREMENTS, TO DELETE THE QUALIFICATION FOR A FOUR PERCENT ASSESSMENT ON INVESTMENTS OF AT LEAST FOUR HUNDRED MILLION DOLLARS IN LEAST DEVELOPED OR UNDERDEVELOPED COUNTIES BY A LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY AND BY AN INVESTOR AFFILIATE LOCATED CONTIGUOUS TO THE INVESTOR PROJECT, TO SPECIFY THAT PROPERTY TAXES REFERENCES ARE TO AD VALOREM PROPERTY TAXES, TO PROVIDE FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE MILLAGE RATE BY WAY OF A MILLAGE RATE AGREEMENT OR THE INITIAL LEASE AGREEMENT, TO PROHIBIT AN INCREASE IN THE TERM OF THE AGREEMENT OR A DECREASE IN THE MILLAGE OR DISCOUNT RATE OR ASSESSMENT RATIO, TO CHANGE TIME PERIODS FOR MEETING CERTAIN INVESTMENT AND JOB CREATION REQUIREMENTS, TO PROVIDE FOR A NONCASH CREDIT AGAINST A FEE DUE FROM A SPONSOR, TO RREQUIRE A CLAIM FOR A