Journal of the House of Representatives
of the First Session of the 116th General Assembly
of the State of South Carolina
being the Regular Session Beginning Tuesday, January 11, 2005


HOUSE BILL INDEX

BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS

REGULAR SESSION OF 2005

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

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VETOES ON 2004 BILLS

For past hisotry of the following Bills see 2003 and 2004 House Journals

(R401, H3065 of 2004)--Rep. Kirsh: AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 4 29 67, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE FEE IN LIEU OF PROPERTY TAX, SO AS TO DELETE THE NET PERCENT VALUE METHOD OF CALCULATING ANNUAL FEE PAYMENTS; TO AMEND SECTION 12 6 2220, RELATING TO ALLOCATION AND APPORTIONMENT FOR PURPOSES OF THE STATE INCOME TAX, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE ALLOCATION OF DIVIDENDS; TO AMEND SECTION 12 6 3365, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE CORPORATE INCOME TAX MORATORIUM FOR JOB CREATION, SO AS TO CLARIFY THE APPLICATION OF THE MORATORIUM TO INSURANCE PREMIUM TAXES; TO AMEND SECTION 12 6 3480, RELATING TO TAX CREDITS, SO AS TO FURTHER PROVIDE THE MANNER IN WHICH CREDITS ARE ALLOWED AND MAY BE CLAIMED; TO AMEND SECTIONS 12 6 5020, AS AMENDED, AND 12 6 5030, RELATING TO THE FILING OF CONSOLIDATED CORPORATE INCOME TAX RETURNS AND COMPOSITE INDIVIDUAL INCOME TAX RETURNS, SO AS TO REQUIRE THE DETERMINATION OF CREDITS ON A CONSOLIDATED BASIS AND FURTHER PROVIDE FOR COMPOSITE RETURNS; TO AMEND SECTION 12 8 1520, RELATING TO STATE INCOME TAX WITHHOLDING, SO AS TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS FOR WITHHOLDING AGENTS; TO AMEND SECTION 12 10 105, RELATING TO ANNUAL FEES FOR JOB DEVELOPMENT CREDITS FOR PURPOSES OF THE ENTERPRISE ZONE ACT OF 1995, SO AS TO EXTEND THESE FEES TO JOB RETRAINING CREDITS IN EXCESS OF TEN THOUSAND DOLLARS AND PROVIDE FOR THE COLLECTION OF THESE FEES; TO AMEND SECTION 12 20 105, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO TAX CREDITS FOR PURPOSES OF THE CORPORATE LICENSE TAX, SO AS TO CLARIFY THE APPLICATION OF THESE CREDITS; TO AMEND SECTION 12 28 740, RELATING TO EXEMPTIONS FROM THE MOTOR FUELS USER FEE, SO AS TO DELETE A REFERENCE TO A CREDIT, BY ADDING SECTION 12 28 1400, SO AS TO REQUIRE SUCH REPORTING AS THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE MAY REQUIRE BY REGULATION FOR PURPOSES OF THE USER FEE ON MOTOR FUELS AND PROVIDE AN ADDITIONAL CIVIL PENALTY FOR VIOLATORS; TO AMEND SECTION 12 28 1730, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PENALTIES FOR PURPOSES OF THE MOTOR FUELS TAX, SO AS TO DELETE A CIVIL PENALTY; TO AMEND SECTION 12 36 2510, RELATING TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA SALES AND USE TAX ACT, SO AS TO PROVIDE FURTHER FOR THE ISSUE OF CERTIFICATES BY THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE FOR DIRECT PAY AND EXEMPTIONS AND PROVIDE FOR MORE EFFICIENT ADMINISTRATION OF SALES TAXES AND SALES TAX EXEMPTIONS; TO REPEAL SECTION 12 37 290, RELATING TO AN OBSOLETE HOMESTEAD EXEMPTION PROVISION; TO AMEND SECTION 12 44 50, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE "FEE IN LIEU OF TAX SIMPLIFICATION ACT OF 1997", SO AS TO REVISE THE ELIGIBILITY TO USE THE NET PERCENT VALUE METHOD OF CALCULATING THE ANNUAL FEE PAYMENT, TO AMEND SECTIONS 12 54 42 AND 12 54 43, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE UNIFORM METHOD OF COLLECTION AND ENFORCEMENT OF STATE LEVIED TAXES, SO AS TO CLARIFY THE APPLICATION OF PENALTIES FOR FAILING TO PROVIDE WITHHOLDING STATEMENTS, AND CLARIFY AND REVISE THE APPLICATION OF CIVIL PENALTIES FOR FILING GROUNDLESS RETURNS OR FOR MISUSE OF A SALES TAX CERTIFICATE; BY ADDING SECTION 12 54 123 SO AS TO PROTECT FROM LIABILITY A PERSON WHO SURRENDERS THE PROPERTY OF ANOTHER LEVIED ON BY THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE; TO AMEND SECTIONS 12 54 210 AND 12 54 240, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE COLLECTION AND ENFORCEMENT OF STATE TAXES, SO AS TO INCREASE THE PENALTY FOR FAILURE TO KEEP RECORDS, FILE RETURNS, AND COMPLY WITH REGULATIONS, UPDATE REFERENCES RELATING TO THE CONFIDENTIALITY OF RETURNS, AND DELETE AN EXEMPTION TO THE CONFIDENTIALITY REQUIREMENTS FOR RECORDS SUBPOENAED BY A FEDERAL GRAND JURY; TO AMEND SECTIONS 12 60 420 AND 12 60 490, BOTH AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE REVENUES PROCEDURE ACT, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE APPLICATION OF A DIVISION DECISION OR A DETERMINATION OF DEFICIENCY APPLIES TO LOCAL TAXES ADMINISTERED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE AND REQUIRE SUCH NOTICE TO PROVIDE THAT FAILURE TO FILE A PROTEST WILL RESULT IN A DECISION BECOMING FINAL AND TO PROVIDE FURTHER FOR SETOFFS AGAINST TAX REFUNDS; TO AMEND SECTION 61 4 720, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE REGULATION OF WINE, SO AS TO REPLACE THE LIMITATION TO DOMESTIC WINE WITH WINE PRODUCED ON THE PREMISES WITH A MAJORITY OF THE JUICE FROM FRUIT OR BERRIES GROWN IN THIS STATE FOR WINE SALES AND TASTINGS AT LICENSED WINERIES IN THIS STATE; BY ADDING SECTION 61 4 725 SO AS TO ALLOW A LICENSED WINERY TO SELL, DELIVER, AND PERMIT ON PREMISES CONSUMPTION ON SUNDAYS IN JURISDICTIONS WHERE MINIBOTTLE SALES ARE ALLOWED ON SUNDAYS; TO AMEND SECTIONS 61 4 730 AND 61 4 747, RELATING TO REGULATION OF WINE, SO AS TO REPLACE THE REQUIREMENT THAT PERMITTED WINERIES SELL ONLY DOMESTIC WINE WITH WINE PRODUCED ON THE PREMISES WITH A MAJORITY OF THE JUICE FROM FRUIT OR BERRIES GROWN IN THIS STATE IN ORDER TO SELL AND DELIVER WINE IN THIS STATE AND TO REQUIRE OUT OF STATE WINE SHIPPERS TO PAY SALES AND EXCISE TAXES ON WINE SHIPPED TO RESIDENTS OF THIS STATE BY JANUARY TWENTIETH OF EACH YEAR FOR THE PRECEDING YEAR, BY ADDING SECTION 12 21 1085, SO AS TO PROVIDE THOSE TAXES ALLOWED ON BEER AND WINE, BY ADDING 61 6 1555, SO AS TO ALLOW AN AIRLINE COMPANY TO PURCHASE BEER, WINE, AND ALCOHOLIC LIQUOR DIRECTLY FROM A LICENSED WHOLESALER, TO PROVIDE THAT THE WHOLESALER MAY SELL AND DELIVER THE BEER, WINE, AND ALCOHOLIC LIQUOR TO AN AIRLINE COMPANY, AND TO PROVIDE A PENALTY IF A PERSON USES BEER, WINE, OR ALCOHOLIC LIQUOR PURCHASED PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION FOR ANOTHER PURPOSE OTHER THAN THE SALE OR USE BY THE AIRLINE COMPANY, TO AMEND SECTION 12 6 3360, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE TARGETED JOBS TAX CREDIT, SO AS TO REVISE THE DEFINITION OF "NEW JOB", TO AMEND SECTIONS 12 6 40 AND 12 6 50, BOTH AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS AND CONFORMITY PROVISIONS FOR PURPOSES OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA INCOME TAX ACT, SO AS TO UPDATE THE REFERENCE DATE BY WHICH THIS STATE ADOPTS VARIOUS PROVISIONS OF THE INTERNAL REVENUE CODE OF 1986 AND CLARIFY THOSE PROVISIONS NOT ADOPTED, TO AMEND TITLE 12 BY ADDING CHAPTER 55 ENACTING THE OVERDUE 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, TO AMEND SECTION 12 36 2120, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO SALES AND USE TAX EXEMPTIONS, SO AS TO EXEMPT PRESCRIPTIONS AND OVER THE COUNTER MEDICINES AND MEDICAL SUPPLIES SOLD TO A FREE CLINIC, BY ADDING SECTION 12 37 223 SO AS TO EXEMPT FROM PROPERTY TAX A SUFFICIENT AMOUNT OF THE FAIR MARKET VALUE OF REAL PROPERTY TO LIMIT TO TWENTY PERCENT INCREASES IN FAIR MARKET VALUE OF SUCH PROPERTY ATTRIBUTABLE TO REASSESSMENT PROGRAMS AND PROVIDE THE MANNER IN WHICH THIS EXEMPTION APPLIES AND ITS DURATION, TO REPEAL SECTION 12 37 223A, RELATING TO A COUNTY OPTION PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTION LIMITING TO FIFTEEN PERCENT INCREASES IN FAIR MARKET VALUE OF REAL PROPERTY AS A RESULT OF REASSESSMENT, BY ADDING SECTION 12 37 130, SO AS TO ESTABLISH A TASK FORCE TO STUDY THE IMPACT OF THIS NEW EXEMPTION ON HOMEOWNERS AND THE REAL ESTATE INDUSTRY, AND TO AMEND SECTION 6 1 320, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO LIMITS ON PROPERTY TAX MILLAGE INCREASES, SO AS TO CLARIFY THE CALCULATION OF THE INCREASED MILLAGE ALLOWED PURSUANT TO INCREASES IN THE CONSUMER PRICE INDEX.
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(A6, R356, H3409 of 2004)--Reps. Clemmons, Altman, Bailey, Chellis, Clark, Edge, Keegan, Lloyd, Mahaffey, M.A. Pitts, Viers, Martin and Miller: AN ACT TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 23 35 175 SO AS TO PROVIDE A PROCESS FOR ESTABLISHING FIREWORKS PROHIBITED ZONES WITHIN COUNTIES AND MUNICIPALITIES; AND TO AMEND SECTION 15 78 60, RELATING TO EXCEPTIONS TO THE WAIVER OF IMMUNITY UNDER THE SOUTH CAROLINA TORT CLAIMS ACT, SO AS TO EXEMPT LOCAL GOVERNING BODIES FROM LIABILITY FOR LOSS FROM GRANTING OR DENYING AN APPLICATION FOR EXTENDING A FIREWORKS PROHIBITED ZONE.
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(A15, R405, H3507 of 2004)--Reps. McGee, Coates, Harrison, Sinclair and Cotty: AN ACT TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 27 35 75 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR CERTAIN REQUIREMENTS OF A LESSEE IN A COMMERCIAL LEASE AGREEMENT OR SECURITY AGREEMENT TO ENSURE REASONABLE PROTECTION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY, TO PROVIDE FOR THE RIGHT OF ACCESS BY A LESSOR TO REAL ESTATE, FIXTURES, AND EQUIPMENT THAT ARE SUBJECT TO A COMMERCIAL LEASE OR SECURITY AGREEMENT FOR THE PURPOSE OF REASONABLE PROTECTION OF THE LEASED PROPERTY UPON TWENTY FOUR HOURS' WRITTEN NOTICE TO THE LESSEE, TO PROVIDE FOR EMERGENCY CIRCUMSTANCES, TO PROVIDE THAT THE LESSEE MAY NOT UNREASONABLY WITHHOLD CONSENT TO ACCESS, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THESE PROVISIONS APPLY TO ALL CURRENT AND FUTURE SUBJECT AGREEMENTS.
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(R407, H3552 of 2004)--Reps. Lourie, J.E. Smith, Rivers, Hosey, Altman, Anthony, Dantzler, J. Hines, McCraw, Moody Lawrence, Richardson, Scarborough and Umphlett: AN ACT TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 47 1 45 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES EMPLOYEE OR AN ADULT PROTECTIVE SERVICES EMPLOYEE SHALL 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 SHALL 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; 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; BY ADDING SECTION 43 1 85 SO AS TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATION OF STATUTES OR REGULATIONS PERTAINING TO PROGRAMS THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES REGULATES, TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT SHALL PROMULGATE REGULATIONS REGARDING PENALTIES, TO PROVIDE FOR JUDICIAL REVIEW OF THE FINAL AGENCY DECISION CONCERNING A PENALTY; AND BY ADDING SECTION 20 7 2255 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT STANDARD LICENSES FOR RESIDENTIAL GROUP HOMES AND CHILD CARING INSTITUTIONS ARE EFFECTIVE FOR TWO YEARS FROM THE DATE OF ISSUANCE UNLESS REVOKED OR TERMINATED BEFORE THE EXPIRATION DATE.
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(A9, R410, H3831 of 2004)--Reps. Cato, Chellis, Coates, Cobb Hunter, Edge, Emory, Harrison, Huggins, Limehouse, Sandifer, J.E. Smith, Talley and Whipper: AN ACT 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.
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(A10, R413, H3891 of 2004)--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: AN ACT 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; TO REPEAL SECTIONS 40 47 70 AND 40 47 75 RELATING TO AUTHORIZATION FOR THE PRACTICE OF ACUPUNCTURE; TO AMEND TITLE 44, RELATING TO HEALTH BY ADDING CHAPTER 132 SO AS TO ESTABLISH PROCEDURES AND REQUIREMENTS FOR THE DIRECT SUBMISSION OF CLAIMS FOR ANATOMIC PATHOLOGY SERVICES; AND BY ADDING ARTICLE 10, CHAPTER 47 TO TITLE 40 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE REGISTERED CARDIOVASCULAR INVASIVE SPECIALISTS ACT, TO DEFINE CERTAIN TERMS, TO PROVIDE THE PROCEDURE A PERSON MUST FOLLOW TO BECOME A REGISTERED CARDIOVASCULAR INVASIVE SPECIALIST, TO PROVIDE THE SERVICES A CARDIOVASCULAR INVASIVE SPECIALIST MAY PERFORM, TO PROVIDE FOR THE DISCIPLINE OF A PERSON WHO HAS BECOME UNFIT TO PRACTICE OR WHO HAS VIOLATED THIS ARTICLE, TO PROVIDE CERTAIN THINGS THAT A CARDIOVASCULAR INVASIVE SPECIALIST MUST DO AND MAY NOT DO, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING AND REGULATION SHALL PROMULGATE REGULATIONS.
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(R417, H4455 of 2004)--Reps. Clemmons, J. Brown, Sandifer, Leach, Clark, Toole, Ceips, Herbkersman and Gilham: AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 40 43 86, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO VARIOUS REQUIREMENTS PERTAINING TO PHARMACIES, INCLUDING THE TRANSFER OF ORIGINAL PRESCRIPTION INFORMATION BETWEEN PHARMACIES IN THIS STATE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT ALL REMAINING REFILLS, RATHER THAN ONLY ONE REFILL, MAY BE TRANSFERRED TO AND DISPENSED BY THE RECEIVING PHARMACY, TO DELETE THE REFERENCE TO IN STATE PHARMACIES, AND TO DELETE A PROVISION CONTAINING PROCEDURES FOR DISPENSING RESTRICTED DRUGS; TO AMEND CHAPTER 47, TITLE 40 BY ADDING ARTICLE 10 SO AS TO REQUIRE CARDIOVASCULAR INVASIVE SPECIALISTS TO REGISTER WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING AND REGULATION, WHICH MUST INCLUDE HOLDING A CURRENT REGISTRATION WITH CARDIOVASCULAR CREDENTIALING INTERNATIONAL, TO ESTABLISH PARAMETERS FOR THE SCOPE OF PRACTICE FOR SUCH SPECIALISTS, TO PROHIBIT SUCH SPECIALISTS FROM PRESCRIBING DRUGS, TO REQUIRE THESE SPECIALISTS TO PRACTICE ONLY UNDER THE SUPERVISION OF A CARDIOLOGIST, TO AUTHORIZE SANCTIONS FOR UNAUTHORIZED PRACTICE AND OTHER PRACTICE VIOLATIONS, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING AND REGULATION SHALL PROMULGATE REGULATIONS TO IMPLEMENT THIS ARTICLE; TO ADD SECTION 40-13-255 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE REGISTRATION AND REGULATION OF PERSONS WHO PRACTICE HAIR BRAIDING, INCLUDING REQUIRING REGISTRATION AND RENEWAL FEES, A SIXTY HOUR DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING AND REGULATION APPROVED HAIR BRAIDING COURSE, AND PASSAGE OF AN EXAMINATION ADMINISTERED BY THE DEPARTMENT, AND TO PROVIDE THAT AN INDIVIDUAL CURRENTLY ENGAGED IN HAIR BRAIDING HAS ONE YEAR TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF THIS SECTION; AND TO AMEND SECTION 40-13-20, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS OF TERMS USED IN CONNECTION WITH THE LICENSURE AND REGULATION OF COSMETOLOGISTS, SO AS TO DEFINE "HAIR BRAIDING".
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(R362, H4481 of 2004)--Reps. Ceips, Harvin, Altman, G.M. Smith, Vaughn, Weeks, Clark, Walker, Gilham, Duncan, Coates, Stille, Sandifer, Snow, Leach, Loftis, Scarborough, Edge, Cato, Richardson, Herbkersman, Lloyd, J.E. Smith, Lourie, Haskins, Rivers, Umphlett, Wilkins, J. Brown, Keegan, M.A. Pitts, Skelton, Cotty, Young, Bailey, Hinson, Chellis, G. Brown, Mahaffey and Harrell: AN ACT TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING CHAPTER 79 IN TITLE 2, ENACTING THE SOUTH CAROLINA MILITARY PREPAREDNESS AND ENHANCEMENT ACT SO AS TO ESTABLISH AND PROVIDE FOR THE MEMBERSHIP, POWERS, AND DUTIES OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA MILITARY PREPAREDNESS AND ENHANCEMENT COMMISSION, TO PROVIDE THAT THIS COMMISSION SHALL ACT TO ENHANCE THE VALUE OF MILITARY FACILITIES LOCATED IN THIS STATE AND ASSIST DEFENSE COMMUNITIES WITH SUCH VALUE ENHANCEMENT, TO ESTABLISH THE SOUTH CAROLINA MILITARY VALUE REVOLVING LOAN ACCOUNT TO PROVIDE LOANS TO ASSIST DEFENSE COMMUNITIES TO ENHANCE THE VALUE OF MILITARY FACILITIES, AND TO PROVIDE FOR OTHER METHODS AND INCENTIVES TO ACCOMPLISH THESE PURPOSES.
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(R430, H4821 of 2004)--Reps. Hayes, Battle, G. Brown, J. Hines, Jennings, Keegan and Richardson: AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 37, TITLE 40, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE LICENSURE AND REGULATION OF OPTOMETRISTS, SO AS TO CONFORM THIS CHAPTER TO THE STATUTORY AND ADMINISTRATIVE ORGANIZATIONAL FRAMEWORK ESTABLISHED FOR PROFESSIONAL AND OCCUPATIONAL BOARDS IN CHAPTER 1, TITLE 40, UNDER THE ADMINISTRATION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING AND REGULATION; TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THE LICENSURE AND REGULATION OF OPTOMETRISTS, BY, AMONG OTHER THINGS, PROVIDING THAT A BACHELOR OF ARTS OR BACHELOR OF SCIENCE DEGREE IS REQUIRED FOR LICENSURE, ESTABLISHING LICENSURE BY ENDORSEMENT, CLARIFYING THAT THERAPEUTICALLY CERTIFIED OPTOMETRIC EDUCATION COURSES MAY BE TAKEN WHILE ATTENDING SCHOOL RATHER THAN AFTER GRADUATION, PROVIDING THAT BY SEPTEMBER 30, 2007, ALL LICENSED OPTOMETRISTS MUST BE LICENSED AS THERAPEUTICALLY CERTIFIED OPTOMETRISTS, AND TO PROVIDE TRANSITION PROVISIONS; BY ADDING SECTION 40 13 255 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE PRACTICE OF HAIR BRAIDING AND PROVIDE THAT ONLY INDIVIDUALS WHO ARE LICENSED TO PRACTICE COSMETOLOGY OR WHO ARE REGISTERED TO PRACTICE HAIR BRAIDING MAY ENGAGE IN THE PRACTICE OF OR PERFORM HAIR BRAIDING SERVICES; TO AMEND SECTION 40 13 20, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS RELATING TO COSMETOLOGY, SO AS TO DEFINE "HAIR BRAIDING"; AND BY ADDING ARTICLE 10, CHAPTER 47, TITLE 40 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE REGISTERED CARDIOVASCULAR INVASIVE SPECIALISTS ACT, TO DEFINE CERTAIN TERMS, TO PROVIDE THE PROCEDURE A PERSON MUST FOLLOW TO BECOME A REGISTERED CARDIOVASCULAR INVASIVE SPECIALIST, TO PROVIDE THE SERVICES A CARDIOVASCULAR INVASIVE SPECIALIST MAY PERFORM, TO PROVIDE FOR THE DISCIPLINE OF A PERSON WHO HAS BECOME UNFIT TO PRACTICE OR WHO HAS VIOLATED THIS ARTICLE, TO PROVIDE CERTAIN THINGS THAT A CARDIOVASCULAR INVASIVE SPECIALIST MUST DO AND MAY NOT DO, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING AND REGULATION SHALL PROMULGATE REGULATIONS.
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(R436, H5085 of 2004)--Reps. Cotty, Bales, Battle, Chellis, Frye, Herbkersman, Littlejohn, G.R. Smith and Snow: AN ACT 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 A RESIDENT FULL YEAR INDIVIDUAL TAXPAYER TO DEDUCT FROM SOUTH CAROLINA TAXABLE INCOME AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED TEN THOUSAND DOLLARS OF UNREIMBURSED EXPENSES INCURRED BY THE TAXPAYER IN THE DONATION, WHILE LIVING, OF ONE OR MORE OF THE TAXPAYER'S ORGANS TO ANOTHER HUMAN BEING FOR HUMAN ORGAN TRANSPLANTATION AND TO PROVIDE DEFINITIONS AND THOSE EXPENSES THAT QUALIFY FOR THE DEDUCTION, BY ADDING SECTION 12-21-1085 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THOSE TAXES AND LICENSES ALLOWED ON BEER AND WINE, AND BY ADDING SECTION 12-6-3555 SO AS TO ALLOW A TAX CREDIT EQUAL TO ONE THOUSAND DOLLARS WHICH MAY BE CLAIMED ON A DECEDENT'S FINAL INCOME TAX RETURN, OR ESTATE INCOME TAX RETURN, OR ESTATE TAX RETURN IF THE DECEDENT WAS A RESIDENT OF THIS STATE AT THE TIME OF DEATH AND THE DECEDENT'S ORGANS OR TISSUES WERE REMOVED FOR TRANSPLANT.
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(R380, H5136 of 2004)--Rep. Littlejohn: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO DIRECT THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL TO CEASE ISSUING NEW AMBULANCE LICENSES FOR MORE THAN ONE HUNDRED TWENTY DAYS OR UNTIL THE DEPARTMENT HAS THE NECESSARY PERSONNEL TO ENFORCE EXISTING LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, TO PROVIDE AN EXCEPTION IF A DEMONSTRATED NEED EXISTS, AND TO PROVIDE LICENSURE RENEWAL REQUIREMENTS.
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2005 HOUSE BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS

House bills & resolutions acted on by the House in 2005.

H. 3000 -- Reps. Wilkins, W.D. Smith, Harrison, J. Brown, Townsend, Harrell, Witherspoon, Cato and Chellis: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO PROVIDE A PROCEDURE FOR ALLOTTING SEATS TO MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES FOR THE 2005 AND 2006 SESSIONS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY.
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H. 3001 -- Reps. Wilkins, Chellis, W.D. Smith, Harrison, J. Brown, Townsend, Harrell, Witherspoon and Cato: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO ADOPT THE RULES OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES FOR THE 2005 AND 2006 SESSIONS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3002 -- Reps. Wilkins, Agnew, Allen, Altman, Anderson, Anthony, Bailey, Bales, Ballentine, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clark, Clemmons, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Emory, Frye, Funderburk, Govan, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hiott, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kennedy, Kirsh, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Norman, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rhoad, Rice, Rivers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Simrill, Sinclair, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Townsend, Tripp, Umphlett, Vaughn, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Witherspoon and Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS DEEPEST GRATITUDE TO AND RESPECT FOR SANDRA K. "SANDY" MCKINNEY AS SHE RETIRES FROM HER LONG AND HONORABLE SERVICE TO THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA AS CLERK OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, AND EXTEND SINCEREST WISHES TO HER FOR A HAPPY AND PROSPEROUS FUTURE.
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H. 3003 -- Reps. Wilkins, Agnew, Allen, Altman, Anderson, Anthony, Bailey, Bales, Ballentine, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clark, Clemmons, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Emory, Frye, Funderburk, Govan, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hiott, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kennedy, Kirsh, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Norman, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rhoad, Rice, Rivers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Simrill, Sinclair, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Townsend, Tripp, Umphlett, Vaughn, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Witherspoon and Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION EXPRESSING THE GRATITUDE AND APPRECIATION OF THE MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO ROOSEVELT CUMMINGS, SUPERVISOR FOR THE SOUTH CAROLINA LEGISLATIVE MAIL AND SUPPLY CENTER, FOR HIS EXEMPLARY PUBLIC SERVICE TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA GENERAL ASSEMBLY AND EXTEND VERY BEST WISHES FOR A LONG AND FULFILLING RETIREMENT.
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H. 3004 -- Reps. Wilkins, Agnew, Allen, Altman, Anderson, Anthony, Bailey, Bales, Ballentine, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clark, Clemmons, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Emory, Frye, Funderburk, Govan, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hiott, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kennedy, Kirsh, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Norman, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rhoad, Rice, Rivers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Simrill, Sinclair, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Townsend, Tripp, Umphlett, Vaughn, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Witherspoon and Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS SINCERE GRATITUDE AND FRIENDSHIP TO MRS. DOTTIE N. NIDIFFER FOR HER SERVICE TO THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES AS AN ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT TO THE HOUSE LABOR, COMMERCE AND INDUSTRY COMMITTEE, AND WISH HER MUCH DESERVED SUCCESS IN HER FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
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H. 3005 -- Reps. Wilkins, Agnew, Allen, Altman, Anderson, Anthony, Bailey, Bales, Ballentine, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clark, Clemmons, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Emory, Frye, Funderburk, Govan, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hiott, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kennedy, Kirsh, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Norman, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rhoad, Rice, Rivers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Simrill, Sinclair, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Townsend, Tripp, Umphlett, Vaughn, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Witherspoon and Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE GRATITUDE AND APPRECIATION OF THE MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO ROBERT R. SMITH II, CHIEF COUNSEL TO THE LABOR, COMMERCE AND INDUSTRY COMMITTEE, FOR HIS EXEMPLARY SERVICE AND TO EXTEND VERY BEST WISHES FOR A LONG AND FULFILLING CAREER IN PRIVATE PRACTICE.
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H. 3006 -- Reps. Wilkins, Harrell, W.D. Smith, J. Brown, Cato, Chellis, Harrison, Townsend, Witherspoon, Bailey, G.R. Smith, Vaughn, Davenport, Sandifer, Barfield, Young, Owens, Kirsh, Leach, E.H. Pitts, Battle, Viers, Clyburn, Littlejohn, Taylor, Rice, Hinson, Clark, Walker, Bales, Cobb-Hunter, Simrill, Chalk, Duncan, Stewart, Talley, Harvin, J.E. Smith, Altman, Skelton, Mahaffey, Vick, Hagood, Martin, Neilson and Bowers: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 12-6-60 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR DETERMINATION OF A NEXUS WITH THIS STATE FOR PURPOSES OF INCOME TAX AND CORPORATE LICENSE FEE IN CONNECTION WITH A DISTRIBUTION FACILITY AND TO DEFINE "DISTRIBUTION FACILITY"; BY ADDING SECTION 12-36-2690 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR DETERMINATION OF A NEXUS WITH THIS STATE FOR SALES AND USE TAX PURPOSES IN CONNECTION WITH A DISTRIBUTION FACILITY AND TO DEFINE "DISTRIBUTION FACILITY"; TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-3360, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE JOBS TAX CREDIT, SO AS TO ALLOW THE CREDIT TO A TAXPAYER WHO EMPLOYS NINETY-NINE OR FEWER EMPLOYEES AND WHO INCREASES EMPLOYMENT BY TWO, INSTEAD OF TEN, NEW FULL-TIME JOBS AND TO INCLUDE FURTHER GUIDELINES FOR DETERMINING THE AMOUNT OF THE CREDIT; AND TO MAKE THIS ACT APPLICABLE TO TAXABLE YEARS BEGINNING JANUARY 1, 2006; BY ADDING ARTICLE 10 TO CHAPTER 37 OF TITLE 33 SO AS TO ESTABLISH A CAPITAL ACCESS PROGRAM PROVIDING FOR FLEXIBILITY IN THE MAKING OF LOANS BY FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS TO SMALL BUSINESSES WHO FAIL TO QUALIFY FOR CONVENTIONAL OR OTHER GUARANTEED OR ASSISTED FINANCING, AND TO PROVIDE FOR FUNDING OF A LOAN LOSS RESERVE TO REPAY PARTICIPATING FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS WHO SUFFER A LOSS ON A LOAN, ADMINISTRATION OF THE PROGRAM BY BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION OF SOUTH CAROLINA, GUIDELINES FOR SELECTING LOAN RECIPIENTS, RECORDKEEPING AND REPORTING, AND DISTRIBUTION OF RESERVE FUNDS UPON TERMINATION OF INSTITUTIONAL PARTICIPATION OR THECAPITAL ACCESS PROGRAM ITSELF; TO AMEND SECTION 33-37-460, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO LIMITATIONS ON A LOAN TO A CORPORATION BY A MEMBER, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR REFERENCE TO THE LOAN CALL AGREEMENT AND TO DISALLOW A LOAN WHICH RESULTS IN OBLIGATIONS THAT EXCEED TEN TIMES THE GREATER OF THE NET WORTH OF THE CORPORATION OR THE AMOUNT PAID IN ON OUTSTANDING CAPITAL STOCK; TO AMEND SECTION 33-37-465, RELATING TO A SHORT-TERM LOAN TO A CORPORATION BY A MEMBER, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE LIMITATIONS AND RESTRICTIONS DO NOT APPLY TO A SHORT-TERM LOAN; AND TO PROVIDE FOR A FIVE-YEAR SUNSET PROVISION FOR TAX INCENTIVES ENACTED.
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H. 3007 -- Reps. Wilkins, W.D. Smith, Harrell, Cato, Chellis, Harrison, Townsend, Witherspoon, G.R. Smith, Vaughn, Sandifer, Coates, Barfield, Young, Kirsh, Leach, E.H. Pitts, Battle, Viers, Clyburn, Littlejohn, Taylor, Rice, Hinson, Clark, Walker, Bales, Simrill, Mahaffey, Toole, Talley, Umphlett, Brady, Bailey, Hagood, Edge, Clemmons, Huggins, Neilson, Vick and Delleney: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 12-6-545 SO AS TO PHASE IN OVER FOUR TAXABLE YEARS BEGINNING IN 2006 A FIVE PERCENT STATE INDIVIDUAL INCOME TAX ON SOUTH CAROLINA TAXABLE INCOME ATTRIBUTABLE TO THE ACTIVE TRADE OR BUSINESS INCOME OF A PASS-THROUGH BUSINESS, TO DEFINE PASS-THROUGH BUSINESSES AS SOLE PROPRIETORSHIPS, PARTNERSHIPS, "S" CORPORATIONS, AND LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANIES WHEN SUCH COMPANIES ARE TAXED AS SOLE PROPRIETORSHIPS, PARTNERSHIPS, AND "S" CORPORATIONS AND TO DEFINE ACTIVE TRADE OR BUSINESS INCOME OR LOSS.
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H. 3008 -- Reps. Cato, Bales, Clark, Barfield, Huggins, Frye, Sandifer, E.H. Pitts, Taylor, Anthony, Bailey, Battle, Bingham, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clemmons, Cooper, Dantzler, Davenport, Duncan, Edge, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Hinson, Kirsh, Leach, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Loftis, McCraw, Norman, Owens, Perry, Pinson, Rice, Simrill, Skelton, D.C. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.R. Smith, Stewart, Thompson, Toole, Townsend, Tripp, Umphlett, Vaughn, Vick, Viers, Walker, White, Whitmire, Wilkins, Witherspoon, Coates, Brady, Ballentine, Ott, Mahaffey, Haley, Hagood, Bowers and Young: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 15-3-640, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO AN ACTION BASED UPON A DEFECTIVE OR UNSAFE IMPROVEMENT TO REAL PROPERTY, SO AS TO DECREASE THE TIME AN ACTION MAY BE BROUGHT FROM THIRTEEN TO EIGHT YEARS AFTER THE SUBSTANTIAL COMPLETION OF THE IMPROVEMENT; TO AMEND SECTION 15-7-30, RELATING TO ACTIONS THAT MUST BE TRIED WHERE THE DEFENDANT RESIDES, SO AS TO DEFINE KEY TERMS AND TO PROVIDE FACTORS FOR THE COURT TO CONSIDER WHEN DETERMINING THE PRINCIPAL PLACE OF BUSINESS; TO AMEND SECTION 15-7-100, RELATING TO CHANGING THE PLACE OF TRIAL, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE COURT MAY CHANGE THE PLACE OF TRIAL IF IT IS A COURT IN A COUNTY DESIGNATED FOR THAT PURPOSE BUT THE DESIGNATED COUNTY IS NOT THE PROPER COUNTY PURSUANT TO ANOTHER VENUE STATUTE; TO AMEND SECTION 15-36-10, RELATING TO LIABILITY FOR ATTORNEY'S FEES AND COSTS OF FRIVOLOUS LAWSUITS, SO AS TO REPLACE THE EXISTING PROVISIONS WITH PROVISIONS REQUIRING THE SIGNATURE OF AN ATTORNEY OR PARTY ON ALL PLEADINGS AND OTHER DOCUMENTS FILED IN A CIVIL OR ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION, TO PROVIDE A PROCEDURE FOR ADMINISTERING SANCTIONS FOR A VIOLATION, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE REPORTING OF AN ATTORNEY TO THE COMMISSION ON LAWYER CONDUCT; BY ADDING SECTION 15-38-15 SO AS TO PROVIDE IN AN ACTION TO RECOVER DAMAGES RESULTING FROM PERSONAL INJURY, WRONGFUL DEATH, DAMAGE TO PROPERTY, OR TO RECOVER DAMAGES FOR ECONOMIC LOSS OR NONECONOMIC LOSS, JOINT AND SEVERAL LIABILITY DOES NOT APPLY TO A DEFENDANT WHO IS LESS THAN FIFTY PERCENT AT FAULT, TO PROVIDE FOR APPORTIONMENT OF PERCENTAGES OF FAULT AMONG DEFENDANTS, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION DO NOT APPLY TO A DEFENDANT WHOSE CONDUCT IS WILFUL, WANTON, RECKLESS, GROSSLY NEGLIGENT, INTENTIONAL, OR CONDUCT INVOLVING THE USE, SALE, OR POSSESSION OF ALCOHOL OR DRUGS; TO AMEND SECTION 34-31-20, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE LEGAL RATE OF INTEREST, SO AS TO CHANGE THE RATE FROM TWELVE PERCENT A YEAR TO EQUAL TO THE PRIME RATE AS LISTED IN THE FIRST EDITION OF THE WALL STREET JOURNAL PUBLISHED FOR EACH CALENDAR YEAR PLUS FOUR PERCENTAGE POINTS; TO AMEND SECTION 36-2-803, RELATING TO PERSONAL JURISDICTION BASED UPON CONDUCT, SO AS TO REMOVE AN EXCEPTION SO THAT AN ACTION PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION WOULD BE SUBJECT TO THE PROVISIONS OF SECTION 15-7-100(3); BY ADDING SECTION 39-5-39 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IT IS AN UNLAWFUL TRADE PRACTICE FOR AN ATTORNEY TO ADVERTISE HIS SERVICES IN A FALSE, DECEPTIVE, OR MISLEADING MANNER; AND TO REPEAL SECTIONS 15-36-20, 15-36-30, 15-36-40, AND 15-36-50 ALL RELATING TO FRIVOLOUS LAWSUITS AND SECTION 58-23-90 RELATING TO VENUE IN ACTIONS AGAINST LICENSED MOTOR CARRIERS.
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H. 3009 -- Reps. Wilkins, Harrell, W.D. Smith, Harrison, G.R. Smith, Davenport, Barfield, Young, Kirsh, Leach, E.H. Pitts, Battle, Viers, Clyburn, Littlejohn, Taylor, Brady, Hinson, Clark, Walker, Simrill, Toole, Chalk, Duncan, Bailey, Hagood, Chellis, Edge, Neilson, Frye and Hardwick: A BILL TO ENACT THE "SOUTH CAROLINA RESTRUCTURING ACT OF 2005" 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 OFFICE OF STATE CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER WITHIN THE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD TO BE HEADED BY THE STATE CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE POWERS, DUTIES, AND FUNCTIONS OF THE DIVISION; TO CREATE A JOINT INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY REVIEW COMMITTEE, AN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY BUSINESS CASE REVIEW PANEL, AND AN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY ARCHITECTURE OVERSIGHT PANEL AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE FUNCTIONS, POWERS, AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE COMMITTEE AND PANELS; 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 APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR UPON THE ADVICE AND CONSENT OF THE SENATE 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; AND TO AMEND SECTIONS 1-10-10, AS AMENDED, 1-11-20, 1-11-55, 1-11-56, 1-11-57, 1-11-58, 1-11-65, 1-11-67, 1-11-70, 1-11-80, 1-11-90, 1-11-100, 1-11-110, 1-11-180, 1-11-185, 1-11-220, 1-11-225, 1-11-250, 1-11-260, 1-11-270, 1-11-280, 1-11-290, 1-11-300, 1-11-310, 1-11-315, 1-11-320, 1-11-335, 1-11-340, 1-11-435, 2-13-240, AS AMENDED, CHAPTER 9 OF TITLE 3; 10-1-10, 10-1-20, 10-1-30, 10-1-40, 10-1-130; 10-1-190, AS AMENDED, CHAPTER 9 OF TITLE 10; 10-11-50, AS AMENDED, 10-11-90, 10-11-110, 10-11-140, 10-11-330; 11-9-610, 11-9-620, 11-9-630, 11-35-3810, 11-35-3820, 11-35-3830, 11-35-3840, 11-35-4020, ALL AS AMENDED, 44-53-530, 58-9-2540, 59-150-60, AND 59-150-390, ALL RELATING TO VARIOUS AGENCY OR DEPARTMENT PROVISIONS, SO AS TO CONFORM THEM TO THE ABOVE PROVISIONS PERTAINING TO THE NEW DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATION OR TO SUPPLEMENT SUCH PROVISIONS.
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H. 3010 -- Reps. W.D. Smith, Wilkins, G.R. Smith, Vaughn, Harrison, Davenport, Sandifer, Coates, Young, Leach, Viers, Littlejohn, Rice, Hinson, Clark, Walker, Mahaffey, Duncan, Hagood and Clemmons: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 40, TITLE 59, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO CHARTER SCHOOLS, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE CREATION OF A CAROLINA PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL DISTRICT, ITS GOVERNANCE, AND ITS POWERS AND DUTIES; AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE MANNER IN WHICH A CHARTER SCHOOL SPONSORED BY THE CAROLINA PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL DISTRICT MUST BE FORMED, FUNDED, REGULATED, AND GOVERNED.
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H. 3011 -- Reps. Wilkins, Harrison, W.D. Smith, Cato, Harrell, Chellis, G.R. Smith, Merrill, Coates, Young, Owens, Kirsh, Leach, Battle, Clyburn, Rice, Hinson, Clark, Cobb-Hunter, Chalk, Brady, Edge and Hagood: A JOINT RESOLUTION PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO SECTION 7, ARTICLE VI, 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 COMMISSION OF AGRICULTURE SERVING IN OFFICE ON THE DATE OF THE RATIFICATION OF THIS PROVISION, HE MUST BE APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR, WITH THE ADVICE AND CONSENT OF THE SENATE AND HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, TO SERVE AT HIS PLEASURE AND TO BE REMOVABLE BY HIM FOR ANY REASON; PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO SECTION 7, ARTICLE VI, 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 SERVING IN OFFICE ON THE DATE OF THE RATIFICATION OF THIS PROVISION, THE SUPERINTENDENT MUST BE APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR, UPON THE ADVICE ANDCONSENT OF THE SENATE AND HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, TO SERVE AT HIS PLEASURE AND TO BE REMOVABLE BY HIM FOR ANY REASON; 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.
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H. 3012 -- Reps. W.D. Smith, Vaughn, Harrison, Davenport, Barfield, Young, Leach, Viers, Rice and Duncan: A BILL TO ENACT THE "SOUTH CAROLINA PUT PARENTS IN CHARGE ACT" BY ADDING CHAPTER 15 TO TITLE 12, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR INCOME AND PROPERTY TAX CREDITS FOR TUITION PAID TO PUBLIC OR NONPUBLIC SCHOOLS, TO PROVIDE FOR INCOME AND PROPERTY TAX CREDITS FOR CONTRIBUTIONS TO SCHOLARSHIP GRANTING ORGANIZATIONS, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE REGULATION, REGISTRATION, AND REPORTING OF SCHOLARSHIP GRANTING ORGANIZATIONS.
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H. 3013 -- Reps. W.D. Smith, Wilkins, Harrison, G.R. Smith, Vaughn, Davenport, Sandifer, Barfield, Young, Owens, Kirsh, Leach, Battle, Viers, Littlejohn, Taylor, Rice, Hinson, Clark, Walker, Bales, Mahaffey, Toole, Brady and Cato: A BILL TO ENACT THE "MEDICAL MALPRACTICE AND PATIENT SAFETY REFORM ACT" BY ADDING TITLE 15, CHAPTER 80, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, SO AS TO ESTABLISH THE MEDICAL CLAIMS REVIEW OFFICE WITHIN THE DEPARTMENT OF INSURANCE TO REVIEW CLAIMS FOR DAMAGES ALLEGEDLY RESULTING FROM MEDICAL MALPRACTICE AND TO ESTABLISH THE POWERS, DUTIES, AND PROCEDURES OF THIS OFFICE; TO REQUIRE A REVIEW OF A CLAIM FOR SUCH DAMAGES BY A PANEL OF THE MEDICAL CLAIMS REVIEW OFFICE AS A PREREQUISITE TO FILING A LAWSUIT; TO REQUIRE A HEALTHCARE PROVIDER'S MEDICAL MALPRACTICE INSURANCE CARRIER TO FAIRLY EVALUATE AND DILIGENTLY ADJUST EACH CLAIM FOR DAMAGES ALLEGEDLY RESULTING FROM MEDICAL MALPRACTICE; TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND DEMOGRAPHICS TO DEVELOP PROCEDURES FOR PROVIDING HEALTHCARE PROVIDER OUTCOME DATA AND HOSPITAL OUTCOME DATA TO GOVERNMENTAL ENTITIES AND TO THE PUBLIC, WITH CERTAIN RESTRICTIONS REGARDING THE IDENTITY OF HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS, AND TO PROVIDE THAT SUCH INFORMATION IS PRIVILEGED; TO REQUIRE PARTIES IN A MEDICAL MALPRACTICE ACTION TO PARTICIPATE IN MEDIATION IN ACCORDANCE WITH STATE COURT RULES IN EFFECT AT THE TIME; TO PROVIDE THAT A HEALTHCARE PROVIDER TESTIFYING AS AN EXPERT IN A MEDICAL MALPRACTICE ACTION IN THIS STATE, BY WAY OF TESTIFYING, IS DEEMED TO HAVE SUBMITTED TO THE JURISDICTION OF THIS STATE AND UNJUSTIFIABLE CONDUCT MAY BE INVESTIGATED AND SANCTIONED IN ACCORDANCE WITH STATE LAW; TO PROVIDE THAT DAMAGES FOR PAIN AND SUFFERING AWARDED IN A MEDICAL MALPRACTICE ACTION MAY NOT EXCEED THREE HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS AND TO EXCLUDE FROM THIS AMOUNT PERMANENT DISABILITY, DISFIGUREMENT OR SCARRING, PARALYSIS, AND LOSS OF LIMB OR AN ORGAN AND TO AUTHORIZE THE STATE BOARD OF ECONOMIC ADVISERS TO ADJUST THIS LIMITATION BASED UPON INCREASES OR DECREASES IN THE CONSUMER PRICE INDEX; TO PROVIDE FOR COMPARATIVE FAULT TO BE INDIVIDUALLY ALLOCATED AMONG THE DEFENDANTS BASED UPON EACH DEFENDANT'S PERCENTAGE OF FAULT, TO AUTHORIZE THE COURT TO REALLOCATE UNCOLLECTIBLE DAMAGES AMONG THE REMAINING DEFENDANTS WHEN DAMAGES CANNOT BE RECOVERED FROM A DEFENDANT, AND TO PROVIDE THAT A DEFENDANT WHOSE LIABILITY IS REALLOCATED IS SUBJECT TO CONTRIBUTION; TO AUTHORIZE AND PRESCRIBE CIRCUMSTANCES FOR THE JOINDER OF THIRD PARTY DEFENDANTS WHEN OTHERWISE AN ACTION WOULD BE BARRED BY THE STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS; TO ADD SECTION 40-47-290 SO AS TO REQUIRE THE BOARD OF MEDICAL EXAMINERS TO ESTABLISH FEES SUFFICIENT TO PERFORM ITS STATUTORY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES, INCLUDING CONDUCTING INQUIRIES BASED ON OPINIONS OF CLAIMS ISSUED BY A PANEL OF THE MEDICAL CLAIMS REVIEW OFFICE; TO AMEND SECTION 15-36-10, RELATING TO SANCTIONS FOR BRINGING A FRIVOLOUS ACTION, SO AS TO REQUIRE AN ATTORNEY OF RECORD TO SIGN EVERY DOCUMENT FILED ON BEHALF OF A PARTY, THEREBY CERTIFYING THAT THE DOCUMENT IS NOT FRIVOLOUS OR INTERPOSED FOR DELAY AND THAT IT IS FOR A PROPER PURPOSE; TO ADD SECTION 38-79-40 TO REQUIRE INSURERS PROVIDING HEALTHCARE PROVIDER MEDICAL MALPRACTICE INSURANCE TO OFFER A RANGE OF DEDUCTIBLES AND POLICY LIMITS; TO ADD SECTION 38-79-50, SO AS TO PROHIBIT A MEMBER OF THE BOARD OF THE JOINT UNDERWRITING ASSOCIATION OR THE BOARD OF GOVERNORS OF THE PATIENTS' COMPENSATION FUND FROM BEING EMPLOYED BY EITHER BOARD AND TO CLARIFY THAT THIS DOES NOT PROHIBIT AN INSURANCE AGENT FROM SELLING INSURANCE PRODUCTS TO THESE ENTITIES; TO AMEND SECTIONS 38-79-460 AND 38-79-470, BOTH RELATING TO THE MANAGEMENT OF THE PATIENTS' COMPENSATION FUND, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE BOARD OF GOVERNORS OF THIS FUND, RATHER THAN THE STATE TREASURER, SHALL MANAGE THE FUND AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE TRANSFER OF THE MANAGEMENT OF THIS FUND; AND TO REPEAL SECTIONS 15-36-20 THROUGH 15-36-50, ALL RELATING TO FRIVOLOUS LAWSUITS.
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H. 3014 -- Reps. Clemmons, Vaughn, Barfield, Viers, Mahaffey and Umphlett: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 15-1-305 SO AS TO PROVIDE CIVIL IMMUNITY FOR THE STATE, ITS POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONS, AND THEIR EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, OR REPRESENTATIVES WHEN A PERSON SUSTAINS PERSONAL INJURY OR PROPERTY DAMAGE WHEN HE FAILS TO EVACUATE AFTER THE GOVERNOR DECLARES A STATE OF EMERGENCY AND ISSUES A MANDATORY EVACUATION ORDER, TO PROVIDE AN EXCEPTION FOR GROSS NEGLIGENCE OR WILLFUL AND WANTON MISCONDUCT, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE RIGHTS OF A PERSON TO RECEIVE BENEFITS, COMPENSATION, OR TO RECOVER UNDER AN INSURANCE POLICY ARE NOT AFFECTED.
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H. 3015 -- Reps. Coates, Vaughn, Davenport, Sandifer, Barfield, Young, Owens, Leach, Viers, Littlejohn, Rice, Walker, Simrill, Toole, Duncan, M.A. Pitts, Cato and Clark: 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. 3016 -- Reps. Kirsh, Vaughn, Leach, Littlejohn, Clark and Mahaffey: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-21-4275, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO TRANSFERS OF BINGO CARDS, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR PERMANENT LICENSE REVOCATION FOR UNAUTHORIZED DISTRIBUTION OF A BINGO CARD; 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.
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H. 3017 -- Reps. Kirsh, Clyburn and Bales: 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 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 11-35-37 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. 3018 -- Reps. Kirsh and Mahaffey: 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.
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H. 3019 -- Reps. Kirsh, Davenport, Clyburn, Hinson, Bales and Toole: 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.
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H. 3020 -- Reps. Govan, Clyburn, Clark, E.H. Pitts, Toole, Haley, Ballentine, McLeod, Mack, Breeland, M. Hines, Anderson, Hosey, Parks, Pinson, Jefferson, Walker, Sinclair, Hamilton, G.R. Smith, Mahaffey, McGee, D.C. Smith, Anthony, Phillips, Rhoad, Funderburk and Scott: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY DESIGNATING SECTIONS 59-29-10 THROUGH 59-29-220 AS ARTICLE 1, GENERAL PROVISIONS, OF CHAPTER 29, TITLE 59; BY ADDING ARTICLE 3 TO CHAPTER 29, TITLE 59 SO AS TO ENACT THE FINANCIAL LITERACY INSTRUCTION ACT OF 2005, TO PROVIDE FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OR ADOPTION OF A CURRICULUM FOR LOCAL SCHOOL BOARDS TO TEACH FINANCIAL LITERACY, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A FUND TO RECEIVE PUBLIC AND PRIVATE CONTRIBUTIONS FOR FINANCIAL LITERACY INSTRUCTION.
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H. 3021 -- Reps. Cobb-Hunter, Clyburn and Littlejohn: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 7, TITLE 20, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE CHILDREN'S CODE, SO AS TO ADD ARTICLE 34 ENACTING THE SOUTH CAROLINA NURTURING RESPONSIBLE FAMILIES INITIATIVE ACT TO DEVELOP POLICIES AND PROCEDURES TO REDUCE DEPENDENCY ON GOVERNMENT BENEFITS, TO ENSURE THAT CHILDREN FROM LOW-INCOME FAMILIES BENEFIT FROM THE INVOLVEMENT OF TWO PARENTS, AND TO FACILITATE THE INVOLVEMENT OF FATHERS IN THEIR CHILDREN'S LIVES; TO ESTABLISH THE LOW-INCOME FATHERHOOD COMMISSION TO PROMOTE INVOLVEMENT OF FATHERS WITH THEIR CHILDREN AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE COMPOSITION OF THE COMMISSION AND ITS POWERS AND DUTIES; TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES TO DEVELOP A STATEWIDE PLAN TO PROMOTE FATHER INVOLVEMENT AND TO REQUIRE THE PLAN TO INCLUDE VARIOUS STATE AGENCIES AND LOCAL ORGANIZATIONS IN CARRYING OUT THE STATEWIDE PLAN; TO REQUIRE STATE AGENCIES TO DEVELOP POLICIES AND PROCEDURES FOR THE DISSEMINATION OF INFORMATION AND FOR REFERRAL OF FATHERS TO SERVICE DELIVERY ENTITIES THAT CAN PROVIDE EMPLOYMENT AND TRAINING ASSISTANCE; TO PROMOTE THE UTILIZATION OF COMMUNITY-BASED AND FAITH-BASED ORGANIZATIONS AND WORK DEVELOPMENT BOARDS IN PROVIDING SERVICES TO LOW-INCOME FATHERS; TO REQUIRE THE OFFICE OF CHILD SUPPORT ENFORCEMENT TO DEVELOP POLICIES AND PROCEDURES TO ASSIST LOW-INCOME FATHERS IN PAYING CHILD SUPPORT DEBT; TO PROVIDE REDUCTIONS IN CHILD SUPPORT ARREARAGES TO LOW-INCOME FATHERS WHO MEET CERTAIN ECONOMIC, EMPLOYMENT, AND PAYMENT REQUIREMENTS; TO REQUIRE THE OFFICE OF CHILD SUPPORT ENFORCEMENT AND THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS TO CROSS MATCH INMATES AND CHILD SUPPORT OBLIGORS, TO ASSIST LOW-INCOME FATHERS IN OBTAINING APPROPRIATE CHILD SUPPORT OBLIGATIONS, AND TO INFORM THEM OF THEIR CHANGING OBLIGATIONS UPON RELEASE; TO ESTABLISH THE WORK AND FAMILY REINTEGRATION INITIATIVE TO HELP REDUCE INCARCERATION RECIDIVISM THROUGH PROVIDING EMPLOYMENT, EDUCATIONAL, TRAINING, AND PARENTING OPPORTUNITIES FOR INCARCERATED PARENTS; AND TO REQUIRE THE DEVELOPMENT OF COMMUNITY ACCESS CENTERS TO HELP PROVIDE SERVICES TO INDIVIDUALS REENTERING THE FAMILY AND WORKFORCE FROM PRISON.
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H. 3022 -- Reps. Rice, Taylor, Vaughn, Harrison, Davenport, Young, Owens, Leach, Clyburn, Littlejohn, Mahaffey, Duncan and M.A. Pitts: A BILL TO AMEND TITLE 1, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE ADMINISTRATION OF GOVERNMENT, BY ADDING CHAPTER 24 SO AS TO ESTABLISH THE SOUTH CAROLINA SUNSET COMMISSION AND A SUNSET REVIEW DIVISION OF THE LEGISLATIVE AUDIT COUNCIL, TO ESTABLISH CRITERIA AND PROCEDURES PROVIDING FOR THE MANNER IN WHICH THE PROGRAMS OF CERTAIN AGENCIES AND DEPARTMENTS OF STATE GOVERNMENT MUST BE EVALUATED TO DETERMINE IF THEY SHOULD BE CONTINUED IN EXISTENCE, MODIFIED, OR TERMINATED, AND TO ESTABLISH THE PROCEDURES BY WHICH THESE PROGRAMS MUST BE CONTINUED, MODIFIED, OR TERMINATED.
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H. 3023 -- Rep. Herbkersman: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 5, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 59 SO AS TO ENACT THE PUBLIC-PRIVATE EDUCATION FACILITIES AND INFRASTRUCTURE ACT; TO DEFINE CERTAIN TERMS; TO PROVIDE FOR THE PREREQUISITES FOR THE OPERATION OF A QUALIFYING PROJECT; TO PROVIDE THE INFORMATION THAT MUST ACCOMPANY A REQUEST FOR APPROVAL OF A QUALIFYING PROJECT BY THE RESPONSIBLE PUBLIC ENTITY; TO PROVIDE FOR THE APPROVAL PROCESS AND WHEN A RESPONSIBLE PUBLIC ENTITY MAY GRANT APPROVAL OF THE ACQUISITION; TO PROVIDE THAT A PUBLIC ENTITY MAY ENTER INTO SERVICE CONTRACTS; TO PROVIDE THAT A PRIVATE ENTITY REQUESTING APPROVAL FROM A RESPONSIBLE PUBLIC ENTITY SHALL NOTIFY EACH AFFECTED LOCAL JURISDICTION, WHICH MAY SUBMIT COMMENTS FOR THE RESPONSIBLE PUBLIC ENTITY'S CONSIDERATION; TO PROVIDE FOR WHEN A PUBLIC ENTITY MAY DEDICATE A PROPERTY INTEREST FOR PUBLIC USE IN A QUALIFYING PROJECT; TO PROVIDE THE POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE OPERATOR OF THE QUALIFYING PROJECT; TO PROVIDE FOR THE SPECIFICATIONS OF THE COMPREHENSIVE AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE OPERATOR AND THE RESPONSIBLE PUBLIC ENTITY; TO PROVIDE THAT THE RESPONSIBLE PUBLIC ENTITY MAY OBTAIN FEDERAL, STATE, OR LOCAL ASSISTANCE FOR A QUALIFYING PROJECT THAT SERVES THE PUBLIC PURPOSE; TO PROVIDE FOR REMEDIES IN THE EVENT OF A MATERIAL DEFAULT BY THE OPERATOR; TO PROVIDE WHEN THE RESPONSIBLE PUBLIC ENTITY MAY EXERCISE THE POWER OF CONDEMNATION; TO PROVIDE FOR WHEN THE QUALIFYING PROJECT CROSSES A UTILITY; TO PROVIDE THAT POLICE OFFICERS HAVE POWERS AND JURISDICTION WITHIN THE LIMITS OF THE QUALIFYING PROJECT; TO PROVIDE THAT THIS ARTICLE IS NOT A WAIVER OF SOVEREIGN IMMUNITY; TO PROVIDE THAT THE SOUTH CAROLINA CONSOLIDATED PROCUREMENT CODE AND GUIDELINES DEVELOPED PURSUANT TO IT AND OTHER BUILDING CODES DO NOT APPLY WHEN THE STATE IS THE RESPONSIBLE PUBLIC ENTITY; AND TO PROVIDE THE PROCEDURES ACCORDING TO WHICH A RESPONSIBLE PUBLIC ENTITY MAY ENTER INTO A COMPREHENSIVE AGREEMENT.
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H. 3024 -- Reps. Davenport, Barfield, Leach, Rice, Simrill and Mahaffey: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-3-3950, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE "KEEP SOUTH CAROLINA BEAUTIFUL" SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES, SO AS TO SPECIFY THE PROJECTS THAT THE "KEEP SOUTH CAROLINA BEAUTIFUL FUND" MAY BE USED TO FINANCE, AND TO REVISE THE ALLOCATION OF THE FEES COLLECTED FROM THE ISSUANCE OF "KEEP SOUTH CAROLINA BEAUTIFUL" SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES.
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H. 3025 -- Reps. Clemmons, G.R. Smith, Barfield, Viers, Littlejohn, Brady, Mahaffey, Duncan, Umphlett, Clark and Hagood: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, TO ENACT THE SOUTH CAROLINA TEACHER PROTECTION ACT OF 2005; BY ADDING SECTION 15-78-210 SO AS TO PROVIDE PROTECTION FROM CIVIL LIABILITY FOR TEACHERS ACTING IN THE SCOPE OF THEIR EMPLOYMENT AND TO PROVIDE AN EXCEPTION TO THIS PROTECTION; BY ADDING SECTION 59-25-900, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON ASSOCIATED WITH A SCHOOL IN AN OFFICIAL CAPACITY WHO IS INJURED TO THE DEGREE THAT THE PERSON IS UNABLE TO RETURN TO HIS FORMER POSITION BY A STUDENT CONVICTED OF A VIOLATION OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA TEACHER PROTECTION ACT THAT CAUSED THE INJURY MUST BE ALLOWED TO CONTINUE IN ALL RETIREMENT, INSURANCE, AND DEFERRED COMPENSATION PROGRAMS IN WHICH THE PERSON WAS ENROLLED AT THE TIME OF THE INJURY WITH THE EMPLOYER REQUIRED TO CONTINUE EMPLOYER CONTRIBUTIONS ON BEHALF OF THE INJURED EMPLOYEE; TO AMEND SECTION 16-3-612, RELATING TO THE OFFENSE OF A STUDENT COMMITTING ASSAULT AND BATTERY AGAINST SCHOOL PERSONNEL, SO AS TO REDEFINE INTO THREE OFFENSES WITH SEPARATE PENALTIES FOR EACH, INCLUDING ESTABLISHING THE MOST SERIOUS OFFENSE AS A FELONY, AND TO AMEND SECTIONS 16-3-1535, 16-3-1545, AND 16-3-1550, RELATING TO THE REQUIREMENTS FOR NOTICE FOR CRIME VICTIMS AND WITNESSES TO CRIMES IN CRIMINAL AND JUVENILE OFFENDER PROCEEDINGS, SO AS TO REQUIRE JUDGES IN THESE PROCEEDINGS TO MAKE A SPECIFIC INQUIRY INTO COMPLIANCE WITH THESE NOTICE REQUIREMENTS.
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H. 3026 -- Reps. Cato, G.M. Smith, Edge, Sandifer, Coates, Kirsh and Bales: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 6-9-40, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE ADOPTION AND PROMULGATION OF CERTAIN BUILDING CODES AND STANDARDS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THE MODIFICATIONS PROMULGATED PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION DO NOT REQUIRE READOPTION BY THE BUILDING CODES COUNCIL FOR SUBSEQUENT EDITIONS OF THE BUILDING CODES, AND TO PROVIDE A PROCEDURE TO RECONSIDER EXISTING MODIFICATIONS.
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H. 3027 -- Reps. Sinclair, Barfield, Young, Leach, Viers, Littlejohn, Bales, Toole and M.A. Pitts: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 1, TITLE 23, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO LAW ENFORCEMENT AND PUBLIC SAFETY GENERAL PROVISIONS, BY ADDING SECTION 23-1-10 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER MAY ENGAGE IN POLITICAL ACTIVITY WHILE OFF DUTY AND MUST NOT BE DENIED THE RIGHT TO REFRAIN FROM ENGAGING IN POLITICAL ACTIVITY; AND BY ADDING ARTICLE 3 RELATING TO DUE PROCESS DISCIPLINARY PROCEDURES FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS, SO AS TO INCLUDE DEFINITIONS USED IN CONNECTION WITH DISCIPLINARY PROCEEDINGS FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS DISCIPLINARY PROCEEDINGS, TO PROVIDE FOR CERTAIN RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF EMPLOYING AGENCIES AND LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS IN CONNECTION WITH INVESTIGATIONS INTO ALLEGATIONS THAT A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER COMMITTED AN OFFENSE OR ENGAGED IN MISCONDUCT, TO PROVIDE FOR DUE PROCESS WHEN CONDUCTING DISCIPLINARY HEARINGS, TO PROVIDE FOR AGENCY REVIEW OF CERTAIN FINDINGS AND RECOMMENDATIONS BEFORE TAKING DISCIPLINARY ACTION OR ADVERSE PERSONNEL ACTION AGAINST A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER, TO PROVIDE FOR APPEALS FROM AGENCY FINDINGS AND RECOMMENDATIONS RESULTING IN DISCIPLINARY OR ADVERSE PERSONNEL ACTION AGAINST A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER, AND TO PROVIDE SAFEGUARDS FOR PLACING ADVERSE PERSONNEL AND DISCIPLINARY MATERIAL IN A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER'S PERSONNEL FILE; AND TO DESIGNATE SECTIONS 23-1-15 THROUGH 23-1-225 OF THE 1976 CODE AS ARTICLE 1 OF CHAPTER 1, TITLE 23.
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H. 3028 -- 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 IT DIVISIONS, SO AS TO DELETE THE MASS TRANSIT DIVISION; TO REPEAL SECTION 57-3-40, RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION MASS TRANSIT DIVISION'S POWERS AND DUTIES; AND TO REPEAL CHAPTER 25, TITLE 58, RELATING TO REGIONAL TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITIES.
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H. 3029 -- Reps. Hinson, Young, Leach, Viers, Mahaffey, Toole, Duncan, M.A. Pitts and Umphlett: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 56-1-146 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON CONVICTED OF A VIOLENT CRIME MUST SURRENDER HIS DRIVER'S LICENSE OR SPECIAL IDENTIFICATION CARD TO THE COURT WHICH SHALL TRANSMIT IT WITH OTHER INFORMATION TO THE DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES AND BE CONSIDERED REVOKED; BY ADDING SECTION 56-1-148 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON WHO HAS BEEN CONVICTED OF A VIOLENT CRIME MUST HAVE A SPECIAL CODE PLACED ON HIS DRIVER'S LICENSE OR SPECIAL IDENTIFICATION CARD THAT INDICATES THE CONVICTION AND BE CHARGED A FEE OF FIFTY DOLLARS TO HAVE THIS CODE ATTACHED TO HIS DRIVER'S LICENSE OR SPECIAL IDENTIFICATION CARD, TO PROVIDE FOR THE DISTRIBUTION OF THE FEE, THE INTENT OF PLACING THE CODE ON A DRIVER'S LICENSE OR SPECIAL IDENTIFICATION CARD, AND TO PROVIDE A PROCEDURE FOR THE REMOVAL OF THE CODE; 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 DESIGNED TO DETERMINE WHETHER THE APPLICANT HAS BEEN CONVICTED OF A VIOLENT CRIME AND, IF SO, THE CRIMES, AND A LIST OF ALL VIOLENT CRIMES; AND TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-3350, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO ISSUANCE OF SPECIAL IDENTIFICATION CARDS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT AN APPLICATION FOR A SPECIAL IDENTIFICATION CARD MUST CONTAIN A STATEMENT DESIGNED TO DETERMINE WHETHER THE APPLICANT HAS BEEN CONVICTED OF A VIOLENT CRIME AND, IF SO, THE CRIME, AND A LIST OF ALL VIOLENT CRIMES.
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H. 3030 -- Reps. Harrison, G.R. Smith, Sandifer, Viers, Rice, Hinson, Toole, Whipper and Hagood: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 58-23-110 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PROVISION AFFECTING A MOTOR CARRIER TRANSPORTATION CONTRACT THAT INDEMNIFIES, DEFENDS OR HOLDS HARMLESS THE CONTRACT'S PROMISEE FROM OR AGAINST LIABILITY FOR LOSS OR DAMAGE RESULTING FROM THE NEGLIGENCE OR INTENTIONAL ACTS OR OMISSIONS OF THE CONTRACT'S PROMISEE IS VOID AND UNENFORCEABLE, AND TO DEFINE THE TERMS "MOTOR CARRIER TRANSPORTATION CONTRACT" AND "PROMISEE".
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H. 3031 -- Reps. Harrison, Viers, Hinson and Mahaffey: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 24-21-990, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE RESTORATION OF A PERSON'S CIVIL RIGHTS ONCE HE RECEIVES A PARDON, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE CRIMINAL RECORD OF A PERSON WHO RECEIVES A PARDON IS SUBJECT TO REVIEW UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES WHEN THE PERSON IS UNDER CONSIDERATION FOR CERTIFICATION AS A TRAINED LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER; TO AMEND SECTION 24-21-1000, RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF A CERTIFICATE OF PARDON, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT PARDONED CRIMES AND CONVICTIONS MAY BE USED TO ENHANCE SUBSEQUENT OFFENSES THAT ARE ALLOWED BY LAW; AND TO AMEND SECTION 23-6-440, RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF CERTIFICATES THAT INDICATE THAT A PERSON HAS SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETED CERTAIN LAW ENFORCEMENT TRAINING, SO AS TO REVISE THE TYPE OF EVIDENCE THAT MUST BE SUBMITTED TO THE DIRECTOR OF THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY THAT INDICATES THE PERSON HAS NOT BEEN CONVICTED OF CERTAIN CRIMINAL OFFENSES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3032 -- Reps. Coates, Pinson, G.R. Smith, Vaughn, Davenport, Sandifer, Barfield, Owens, Leach, E.H. Pitts, Viers, Taylor, Rice, Hinson, Clark, Walker, Simrill, Mahaffey, Toole, M.A. Pitts and Cato: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 20-1-15, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE PROHIBITION AGAINST SAME SEX MARRIAGES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT SAME SEX MARRIAGES IN ANY OTHER JURISDICTION HAVE NO LEGAL FORCE OR EFFECT IN THIS STATE; AND TO ADD SECTION 20-1-17 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IT IS AGAINST PUBLIC POLICY TO EXTEND OR RECOGNIZE STATUTORY BENEFITS OF A LEGAL MARRIAGE TO NONMARITAL RELATIONSHIPS AND TO FURTHER PROVIDE THAT ANY PUBLIC ACT, RECORD, OR JUDICIAL PROCEEDING OF THIS STATE THAT EXTENDS SUCH BENEFITS TO NONMARITAL RELATIONSHIPS HAS NO LEGAL FORCE OR EFFECT IN THIS STATE, TO PROVIDE EXCEPTIONS FOR BENEFITS ENJOYED BY ALL PERSONS, MARRIED OR UNMARRIED, AND FOR PRIVATE AGREEMENTS VALID UNDER THE LAWS OF THIS STATE, AND TO PROVIDE THAT BENEFITS OF A LEGAL MARRIAGE EXTENDED TO NONMARITAL RELATIONSHIPS IN ANOTHER JURISDICTION HAVE NO LEGAL FORCE OR EFFECT IN THIS STATE.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added
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H. 3033 -- Reps. Huggins, Vaughn, Leach, E.H. Pitts, Viers, Clark, Simrill, Haley and Toole: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 16-3-652, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO CRIMINAL SEXUAL CONDUCT IN THE FIRST DEGREE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A CONVICTION OF CRIMINAL SEXUAL CONDUCT IN THE FIRST DEGREE CARRIES A MINIMUM TERM OF IMPRISONMENT OF TEN YEARS, NO PART OF WHICH MAY BE SUSPENDED OR PROBATION GRANTED; TO AMEND SECTION 16-3-653, RELATING TO CRIMINAL SEXUAL CONDUCT IN THE SECOND DEGREE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A CONVICTION OF CRIMINAL SEXUAL CONDUCT IN THE SECOND DEGREE CARRIES A MINIMUM TERM OF IMPRISONMENT OF FIVE YEARS, NO PART OF WHICH MAY BE SUSPENDED OR PROBATION GRANTED; TO AMEND SECTION 16-3-654, RELATING TO CRIMINAL SEXUAL CONDUCT IN THE THIRD DEGREE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A CONVICTION OF CRIMINAL SEXUAL CONDUCT IN THE THIRD DEGREE CARRIES A MINIMUM TERM OF IMPRISONMENT OF THREE YEARS, NO PART OF WHICH MAY BE SUSPENDED OR PROBATION GRANTED; TO AMEND SECTION 16-3-655, RELATING TO CRIMINAL SEXUAL CONDUCT WITH A MINOR, SO AS TO ADD THAT AN ACTOR WHO HAS AT LEAST ONE PRIOR CONVICTION FOR ACRIME FOR WHICH THE ACTOR MUST REGISTER AS A SEX OFFENDER PURSUANT TO SECTION 23-3-430 AND WHO ENGAGES IN SEXUAL BATTERY WITH A VICTIM WHO IS LESS THAN SIXTEEN YEARS OF AGE IS GUILTY OF CRIMINAL SEXUAL CONDUCT IN THE FIRST DEGREE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3034 -- Reps. Cobb-Hunter, Vaughn, E.H. Pitts, Clyburn, Whipper and Hagood: 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 10, 2006.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added
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H. 3035 -- Reps. Kirsh, Littlejohn, Hinson, Walker and Mahaffey: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 8-11-620, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO ANNUAL LEAVE AND THE LUMP-SUM PAYMENT FOR UNUSED LEAVE FOR STATE EMPLOYEES UPON TERMINATION OF EMPLOYMENT, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A TEACHER AND EMPLOYEE RETENTION INCENTIVE EMPLOYEE PROGRAM (TERI) PARTICIPANT IS NOT ELIGIBLE TO RECEIVE A LUMP-SUM PAYMENT FOR UNUSED ANNUAL LEAVE EARNED WHILE PARTICIPATING IN THE TERI PROGRAM AND TO GIVE THIS PROVISION PROSPECTIVE EFFECT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3036 -- Reps. Kirsh, Witherspoon, Mahaffey, M.A. Pitts and Duncan: A BILL TO CLOSE THE TEACHER AND EMPLOYEE RETENTION INCENTIVE (TERI) PROGRAM TO NEW PARTICIPANTS EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2005, AND TO REPEAL EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2010, ARTICLE 17, CHAPTER 1, TITLE 9, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE TERI PROGRAM.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3037 -- Reps. Kirsh, Vaughn, Hinson and Clark: A BILL TO AMEND SECTIONS 4-10-20, AS AMENDED, 4-10-350, AS AMENDED, 4-10-580, AND 4-37-30, AS AMENDED, ALL OF THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE LOCAL OPTION SALES TAX, THE CAPITAL PROJECT SALES TAX, THE PERSONAL PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTION SALES TAX, AND THE TRANSPORTATION INFRASTRUCTURE SALES TAX, SO AS TO EXEMPT FROM THESE TAXES FOOD ITEMS ELIGIBLE FOR PURCHASE WITH UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE FOOD COUPONS AND TO MAKE THIS EXEMPTION APPLY PROSPECTIVELY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3038 -- Rep. Kirsh: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-21-620, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO TAX RATES ON CIGARETTES AND TOBACCO PRODUCTS, SO AS TO IMPOSE A TAX ON CIGARETTE ROLLING PAPER; AND TO AMEND SECTION 16-17-500, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE UNLAWFUL SUPPLYING OF MINORS WITH CIGARETTES, TOBACCO, OR CIGARETTE PAPER, SO AS TO CLARIFY THAT IT IS UNLAWFUL TO SUPPLY CIGARETTE ROLLING PAPER TO MINORS, TO REVISE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATION, TO PROVIDE THAT A VIOLATION MUST BE TRIED IN MAGISTRATE'S COURT, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE DISBURSEMENT OF FINES COLLECTED.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3039 -- Reps. Sinclair and Whipper: 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 OF THE PROBATE COURT WITH THAT OF THE FAMILY COURT TO HEAR AND DETERMINE CERTAIN MATTERS IN CONNECTION WITH ACTIONS PENDING BEFORE THE PROBATE COURT; AND TO AMEND SECTION 62-1-302, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO SUBJECT MATTER JURISDICTION IN THE PROBATE COURT, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR CONCURRENT JURISDICTION WITH THAT OF THE FAMILY COURT TO HEAR AND DETERMINE MATTERS OF PATERNITY, COMMON-LAW MARRIAGE, AND INTERPRETATION OF MARITAL AGREEMENTS IN CONNECTION WITH CERTAIN ACTIONS PENDING BEFORE THE PROBATE COURT.
Introduced and Committed
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3rd Reading
Amended
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Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 3040 -- Reps. J. Brown, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter and Whipper: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING CHAPTER 47 TO TITLE 41 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
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H. 3041 -- 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. 3042 -- Reps. Cobb-Hunter and Whipper: 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 41-1-115 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
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H. 3043 -- Reps. Kirsh, Vaughn, Hinson and Toole: 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 TO 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. 3044 -- Reps. Davenport, Vaughn, Littlejohn and Mahaffey: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-150-375 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT CERTAIN VISUAL OR HEARING IMPAIRED STUDENTS MAY RECEIVE STATE SCHOLARSHIP FUNDS TO ATTEND CERTAIN OUT-OF-STATE INSTITUTIONS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3045 -- Reps. Kirsh and Barfield: 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. 3046 -- Reps. Kirsh and Mahaffey: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 56-5-1040 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IT IS UNLAWFUL FOR ANY PERSON OTHER THAN LAW ENFORCEMENT, FIRE DEPARTMENT, OR EMERGENCY PERSONNEL TO USE, POSSESS WITH THE ABILITY TO USE, SELL, OR PURCHASE A TRAFFIC-CONTROL DEVICE PREEMPTION EMITTER OR A SIMILAR DEVICE, AND TO PROVIDE A PENALTY FOR A VIOLATION OF THIS PROVISION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3047 -- Reps. J. Brown, Coates and Clyburn: 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. 3048 -- Reps. White, Vaughn, Sandifer, Mahaffey and Toole: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-60-2510, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PROPERTY TAX ASSESSMENT NOTICES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE ASSESSMENT NOTICE RESULTING FROM A COUNTYWIDE ASSESSMENT AND EQUALIZATION PROGRAM MUST PROVIDE AN ESTIMATED PROPERTY TAX LIABILITY BASED ON THE REVISED VALUE AND THE ROLLBACK MILLAGE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3049 -- Reps. J. Brown and Clark: 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
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3050 -- Rep. Sinclair: 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. 3051 -- Reps. Sinclair, Harrison, Mahaffey and Umphlett: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 39-15-1190, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE UNLAWFUL USE OF COUNTERFEIT MARKS, SO AS TO FURTHER DEFINE A "COUNTERFEIT MARK", TO ESTABLISH FELONIES FOR THE USE OF, TRAFFICKING IN, AND PRODUCTION OF A COUNTERFEIT MARK, TO PROVIDE FOR SEIZURE AND SALE OF ITEMS IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OF A COUNTERFEIT MARK, AND TO PROVIDE FOR INVESTIGATORY POWERS OF THE SECRETARY OF STATE.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
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2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended

H. 3052 -- Reps. Harrison, Vaughn, Leach, E.H. Pitts, Hinson, Mahaffey, Toole, Edge and Whipper: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 23-3-430, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PERSONS WHO MUST BE REFERRED TO AS SEX OFFENDERS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A SEX OFFENDER WHOSE NAME IS CONTAINED ON THE SEX OFFENDER REGISTRY, AND WHO HAS BEEN GRANTED A PARDON, MUST REMAIN ON THE REGISTRY AND MUST REGISTER ANNUALLY.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3053 -- Reps. J. Brown, Clyburn, Scott, Howard, Hosey, Cobb-Hunter, Parks, Anderson, J. Hines, M. Hines, Whipper, Moody-Lawrence, Lee, R. Brown, Breeland, Weeks, J.H. Neal and Jefferson: 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
Co-Sponsor added
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H. 3054 -- 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. 3055 -- Reps. J. Brown and Whipper: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 20-7-959 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A COURT ORDER ESTABLISHING PATERNITY MAY BE REVERSED UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3056 -- Reps. J. Brown and E.H. Pitts: 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, 2005, 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, 2005, FROM THE EXCEPTIONS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3057 -- Reps. J. Brown, Brady, Ballentine, Clark, McLeod and Whipper: 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
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H. 3058 -- Reps. J. Brown, Clyburn, Clark and Toole: 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 PLATE TO CERTAIN DISABLED PERSONS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3059 -- 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. 3060 -- Reps. Ceips, Vaughn, Mahaffey, Sandifer, Toole, Duncan, M.A. Pitts, Umphlett, Dantzler, Whitmire, Barfield, Jefferson, Govan, Hosey, Vick, Chalk, J. Hines, Anderson, G. Brown, Miller, Battle, Whipper, Sinclair, Haley, Martin, Young, Haskins, Brady, Moody-Lawrence, Loftis, Phillips, Anthony, R. Brown, D.C. Smith, Limehouse, Coates, Owens, Rhoad, Leach, Littlejohn, Neilson, Bales, E.H. Pitts, Huggins and Scarborough: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 10 TO CHAPTER 3, TITLE 16 SO AS TO DEFINE THE TERMS "BLACKMAIL", "COMMERCIAL SEXUAL ACTIVITY", "LABOR", "SEXUALLY EXPLICIT PERFORMANCE", "SERVICES", AND "FORCED LABOR OR SERVICES", TO CREATE OFFENSES INVOLVING INVOLUNTARY SERVITUDE WHEN A PERSON SUBJECTS ANOTHER PERSON TO FORCED LABOR OR SERVICES BY CAUSING OR THREATENING PHYSICAL HARM, PHYSICAL RESTRAINT, FINANCIAL HARM, ABUSING THE LAW OR LEGAL PROCESS, OR CONCEALING OR CONFISCATING IDENTIFICATION SUCH AS A PASSPORT, WHEN A PERSON INTENTIONALLY AIDS IN SUBJECTING ANOTHER PERSON TO FORCED LABOR OR SERVICES, AND WHEN A PERSON BENEFITS FINANCIALLY AS A DIRECT RESULT OF HIS PARTICIPATION IN AN INVOLUNTARY SERVITUDE OFFENSE, AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES; AND TO AMEND SECTION 16-3-810, RELATING TO ENGAGING A CHILD FOR A SEXUAL PERFORMANCE, SO AS TO REFERENCE ENGAGING A CHILD FOR COMMERCIAL SEXUAL ACTIVITY OR A SEXUALLY EXPLICIT PERFORMANCE AND TO PROVIDE AN INCREASED PENALTY IF A PERSON VIOLATES THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION AND USES OVERT FORCE OR THE THREAT OF OVERT FORCE.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
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2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended

H. 3061 -- Reps. Lucas and G.R. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-2933, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DRIVING WITH AN UNLAWFUL ALCOHOL CONCENTRATION, SO AS TO DELETE THE PROHIBITION OF ARRESTS PURSUANT TO TRAFFIC ROADBLOCKS OR DRIVER'S LICENSE CHECKPOINTS, DELETE THE SPECIFIC ENUMERATION OF CERTAIN TYPES OF EVIDENCE THAT MAY BE INTRODUCED RELATING TO A PERSON'S ALCOHOL CONCENTRATION, AND TO DELETE A PROVISION PERTAINING TO JURY INSTRUCTIONS; TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-2950, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO A DRIVER'S IMPLIED CONSENT TO BE ADMINISTERED CERTAIN CHEMICAL TESTS, AND THE ADMINISTRATION OF CERTAIN TESTS AND THEIR RESULTS AND INFERENCES, SO AS TO DELETE A PROVISION THAT PROVIDES THAT THE FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH POLICIES, PROCEDURES, AND REGULATIONS PROMULGATED BY SLED RESULTS IN THE EXCLUSION FROM EVIDENCE OF TEST RESULTS UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES; AND TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-2953, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO VIDEOTAPING OF THE INCIDENT SITE AND BREATH SITE, SO AS TO DELETE THE REQUIREMENT THAT A PERSON MUST BE ADVISED OF HIS MIRANDA RIGHTS BEFORE A FIELD SOBRIETY TEST MAY BE ADMINISTERED AND TO DELETE THE REQUIREMENT THAT THE READING OF THE MIRANDA RIGHTS MUST BE VIDEOTAPED AT THE BREATH SITE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3062 -- Reps. Kirsh, Davenport, Barfield, Clyburn, Clark, Bales and Toole: 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

H. 3063 -- Reps. Kirsh, Simrill and Hagood: 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
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3064 -- Rep. Cobb-Hunter: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 7-11-50, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO SUBSTITUTION OF A CANDIDATE WHERE A PARTY NOMINEE DIES, BECOMES DISQUALIFIED, OR RESIGNS FOR A LEGITIMATE NONPOLITICAL REASON, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT AN APPEAL FROM AN ELECTION MUST BE TO THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE COUNTY IN WHICH THE AFFIDAVIT IS FILED STATING THE LEGITIMATE NONPOLITICAL REASON FOR WITHDRAWING AS A CANDIDATE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3065 -- Rep. Kirsh: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 30-2-30, AS AMENDED, 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".
Introduced and Committed

H. 3066 -- 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, 2005, AND PROVIDE FOR RELATED MATTERS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3067 -- Reps. J.R. Smith, Clark, Clyburn, Perry, D.C. Smith, Stewart and G.R. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-14-60, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE INVESTMENT TAX CREDIT AGAINST STATE INCOME TAX ALLOWED FOR ECONOMIC IMPACT ZONE QUALIFIED MANUFACTURING AND PRODUCTIVE EQUIPMENT PROPERTY, SO AS TO EXTEND FOR CERTAIN TAXPAYERS THE TEN-YEAR CARRY-FORWARD PERIOD FOR UNUSED TAX CREDITS AND PROVIDE THE REQUIREMENTS NECESSARY FOR A TAXPAYER TO RECEIVE THE ADDITIONAL CARRY-FORWARD PERIOD.
Introduced and Committed
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recalled
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 3068 -- Rep. Clemmons: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 15-78-60, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO EXCEPTIONS TO A GOVERNMENTAL ENTITY'S WAIVER OF IMMUNITY UNDER THE TORT CLAIMS ACT, SO AS TO MAKE A TECHNICAL CHANGE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3069 -- Rep. Clemmons: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 27-31-250, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO USE OF INSURANCE PROCEEDS TO RECONSTRUCT DAMAGED PROPERTY GOVERNED BY THE HORIZONTAL PROPERTY ACT, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR REPAIR OR RECONSTRUCTION UPON A VOTE OF EIGHTY PERCENT OF THE CO-OWNERS, OR MORE IF REQUIRED BY THE PROPERTY BYLAWS, AND TO PROVIDE, FURTHER, FOR DISTRIBUTION OF INSURANCE PROCEEDS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3070 -- Reps. Cobb-Hunter, Clyburn, Littlejohn and Clark: 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
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3071 -- Reps. Cobb-Hunter, E.H. Pitts and Toole: 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. 3072 -- Reps. Cobb-Hunter, Viers, Brady, Toole, Ceips and Scarborough: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 74 TO CHAPTER 3, TITLE 56 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR "BREAST CANCER AWARENESS" SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended

H. 3073 -- Reps. Cobb-Hunter, Clyburn, Clark and Whipper: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 59-20-60, 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
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3074 -- Reps. E.H. Pitts, Mahaffey and Haley: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-19-313 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON WHO FILES AN APPLICATION TO RUN FOR A SEAT ON THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF A SCHOOL DISTRICT SHALL PAY A FILING FEE OF ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3075 -- Reps. E.H. Pitts, Mahaffey, Toole and Whipper: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-18-1505 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT WHEN A SCHOOL RECEIVES AN ABSOLUTE RATING OF BELOW AVERAGE OR UNSATISFACTORY ON ITS REPORT CARD FOR TWO CONSECUTIVE YEARS, THE SCHOOL SHALL REQUIRE THE STUDENTS TO WEAR UNIFORMS.
Introduced and Committed
Introduced and Committed

H. 3076 -- Reps. G.M. Smith and Coates: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 6-9-140, SO AS TO AUTHORIZE A GOVERNING BODY OF A COUNTY OR MUNICIPALITY TO GRANT OR DENY A WAIVER FROM THE REQUIREMENTS OF CODES OR ORDINANCES SPECIFYING THE LOCATION OF FIRE HYDRANTS; AND 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 EXEMPT LOCAL GOVERNING BODIES FROM LIABILITY FOR LOSS FROM WAIVERS GRANTED OR DENIED.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3077 -- Reps. Huggins, E.H. Pitts, Barfield, Rice and Toole: 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, SO AS TO REVISE THE DEFINITION OF THE TERM "DAYLIGHT HOURS" AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE RESTRICTIONS CONTAINED ON THIS DRIVER'S LICENSE MAY BE MODIFIED OR WAIVED BY THE DEPARTMENT IF THE LICENSEE PROVES THAT THE RESTRICTIONS INTERFERE WITH HIS TRAVEL BETWEEN HIS HOME AND CHURCH-SPONSORED ACTIVITIES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3078 -- Reps. Harrison and Ott: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 16-11-911 SO AS TO DEFINE THE TERMS "AUDIOVISUAL RECORDING DEVICE", "PERSON", "MOTION PICTURE THEATER", AND "THEATER OWNER" AND TO CREATE THE OFFENSE OF UNLAWFUL OPERATION OF A RECORDING DEVICE IN A MOTION PICTURE THEATER; AND TO AMEND SECTION 16-11-920 TO PROVIDE GRADUATED PENALTIES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3079 -- Reps. Howard, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter and Whipper: A BILL TO AMEND SECTIONS 2-19-10, 2-19-20, 2-19-25, 2-19-30, 2-19-35, 2-19-70, 2-19-80, 2-19-100, 2-19-110, ALL AS AMENDED, AND SECTION 2-19-90, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, ALL RELATING TO THE JUDICIAL MERIT SELECTION COMMISSION, ALL SO AS TO CHANGE THE COMMISSION'S PROCESS FOR NOMINATING JUDICIAL CANDIDATES FROM THE NOMINATION OF THREE CANDIDATES TO THE RELEASE OF A LIST OF ALL QUALIFIED AND FIT CANDIDATES TO THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY, TO DELETE THE REQUIREMENT THAT RACE, GENDER, NATIONAL ORIGIN, AND OTHER DEMOGRAPHIC FACTORS BE CONSIDERED BY THE COMMISSION, TO DEFINE THE TERM "IMMEDIATE FAMILY MEMBER", AND TO PROVIDE FURTHER CONFORMING CHANGES.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading

H. 3080 -- Rep. J. Brown: 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. 3081 -- Rep. Kirsh: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 40-8-80, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO LICENSURE OF PERPETUAL CARE CEMETERIES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE LICENSURE FEE MUST BE BASED UPON THE NUMBER OF ANNUAL INTERNMENTS, RATHER THAN A FLAT LICENSURE FEE AND TO DELETE PROVISIONS ESTABLISHING DIFFERENT FEES FOR CEMETERIES PREVIOUSLY IN EXISTENCE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3082 -- Rep. J. Brown: 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, 2005, TO HAVE TWICE AS MANY TOILETS FOR WOMEN AS FOR MEN.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3083 -- 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. 3084 -- Reps. Sinclair, McLeod and Cato: 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.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended

H. 3085 -- Reps. Harrison, Kirsh, E.H. Pitts, Hinson, Mahaffey, Umphlett, McLeod, Jennings and Altman: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 16-13-510, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO FINANCIAL IDENTITY FRAUD, SO AS TO ADD THAT IT IS UNLAWFUL TO USE IDENTIFYING INFORMATION OF ANOTHER PERSON FOR THE PURPOSE OF OBTAINING EMPLOYMENT.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended

H. 3086 -- Reps. J.R. Smith, Cotty, Chellis, Scarborough, Bales, Brady, Cato, Ceips, Clark, Hamilton, Harrell, Haskins, Leach, Neilson, Perry, D.C. Smith, G.R. Smith, Townsend, Tripp, Vaughn, Walker, Coates, Owens, E.H. Pitts, Littlejohn, Rice, Witherspoon, Hinson, Mahaffey, Duncan, Huggins, Frye, Toole, Hagood, Loftis, Talley, White, Thompson, Bailey, Edge and Clemmons: 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 ACCOUNTING 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 AND SPECIAL SCHOOLS 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, 2005.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Amended
Amended
Proposed Amendment
Proposed Amendment
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Point of Order

H. 3087 -- Reps. Harrison, Witherspoon and M.A. Pitts: 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 10 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE REGISTRATION AND LICENSING OF ALL-TERRAIN VEHICLES.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3088 -- Reps. Harrison, Mahaffey and W.D. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 17-25-65 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE COURT MAY CORRECT, WITHIN SEVEN DAYS OF SENTENCING, A SENTENCE THAT RESULTED FROM ARITHMETICAL, TECHNICAL, OR OTHER CLEAR ERROR, AND TO PROVIDE THAT UPON MOTION OF THE STATE, A COURT MAY REDUCE A SENTENCE WHEN A DEFENDANT, AFTER SENTENCING, PROVIDES SUBSTANTIAL ASSISTANCE IN THE INVESTIGATION OR PROSECUTION OF ANOTHER PERSON AND TO PROVIDE THE COURT MAY REDUCE A SENTENCE BELOW THE MINIMUM SENTENCE SET BY LAW WHEN THE DEFENDANT PROVIDES SUBSTANTIAL ASSISTANCE AFTER SENTENCING.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3089 -- Reps. White and Sandifer: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 15-78-30, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS OF TERMS IN THE TORT CLAIMS ACT, SO AS TO INCLUDE IN THE DEFINITION OF "GOVERNMENTAL HEALTH CARE FACILITY" A NURSING HOME THAT PROVIDES SERVICES THROUGH MEDICAID, MEDICARE, OR BY CONTRACT WITH THE VETERANS ADMINISTRATION AND THOSE SERVICES CONSTITUTE AT LEAST TWENTY-FIVE PERCENT OF THE GROSS REVENUE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3090 -- Reps. White, Davenport and Sandifer: 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 PROFESSIONALS 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. 3091 -- Reps. White, Davenport and Sandifer: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 15-5-48 SO AS TO PROVIDE PROTECTION FROM CIVIL LAWSUITS FOR MEDICAL PROVIDERS AND PHARMACEUTICAL COMPANIES WHEN A PLAINTIFF FILLS A PRESCRIPTION FOR A FEDERAL FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION APPROVED DRUG OUTSIDE OF THE UNITED STATES AND TO PROVIDE AN EXCEPTION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3092 -- Reps. Cobb-Hunter and E.H. Pitts: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-37-220, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO EXEMPTIONS FROM AD VALOREM TAXATION, SO AS TO EXEMPT A MOBILE HOME WHICH IS OCCUPIED AS A LEGAL RESIDENCE BY AN OWNER SIXTY-TWO YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3093 -- Rep. Cobb-Hunter: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 34-11-60, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DRAWING AND UTTERING ANY FRAUDULENT CHECK, DRAFT, OR OTHER WRITTEN ORDER, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE SECTION DOES NOT APPLY TO A CHECK GIVEN TO A DEFERRED PRESENTMENT SERVICE OR A CHECK CASHING SERVICE; TO AMEND SECTION 34-11-70, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO EVIDENCE OF FRAUDULENT INTENT AND PROSECUTION FOR ISSUANCE OF ANY FRAUDULENT CHECK, DRAFT, OR OTHER WRITTEN ORDER, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A COMMERCIAL AGENT FOR COLLECTION OF AN OBLIGATION PAID FOR WITH ANY FRAUDULENT CHECK, DRAFT, OR OTHER WRITTEN ORDER DOES NOT HAVE THE SAME RIGHTS AS THE ORIGINAL PAYEE UNLESS THE CHECK, DRAFT, OR OTHER WRITTEN ORDER HAS BEEN ENDORSED OVER TO THE AGENT FOR COLLECTION FOR VALUE AND WITHOUT RESERVATION OF RIGHTS; TO AMEND SECTION 34-39-180, RELATING TO REGULATION OF DEFERRED PRESENTMENT SERVICES AND SECTION 34-41-60, RELATING TO REGULATION OF CHECK CASHING SERVICES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT NEITHER SERVICE MAY RELY ON THE CIVIL OR CRIMINAL REMEDIES IN CHAPTER, 11, TITLE 34, FOR PROSECUTING OR CIVILLY ENFORCING PAYMENT OF A FRAUDULENT CHECK.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3094 -- Reps. Cobb-Hunter and Clyburn: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 1-15-10, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE COMMISSION ON WOMEN, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE COMMISSION SHALL BE A SEPARATE AND AUTONOMOUS STATE AGENCY NOT A PART OF THE OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR; AND TO AMEND SECTION 1-30-110, RELATING TO CERTAIN BOARDS, COMMISSIONS, AND COMMITTEES BEING A PART OF THE OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR, SO AS TO DELETE THE COMMISSION ON WOMEN.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3095 -- Reps. Breeland, Clark, Mahaffey and Whipper: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-19-55 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON MAY NOT SERVE SIMULTANEOUSLY ON THE SAME SCHOOL BOARD OF TRUSTEES WITH HIS SPOUSE.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3096 -- Reps. J.R. Smith, Scarborough, Coates, Rice, Hinson, Clark and Duncan: 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 PROVIDE 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 AND TO PROVIDE EXCEPTIONS, TO PROVIDE FOR SOME FLEXIBILITY IN DISTRIBUTION OF FUNDING ACROSS CATEGORIES, TO PROVIDE SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS FOR DISTRICTS WITH FIFTY PERCENT OR MORE OF ITS SCHOOLS EARNING AN UNSATISFACTORY ABSOLUTE RATING, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE S.M.A.R.T. FUNDING PROGRAM BEGINS IN FISCAL YEAR 2006 - 2007.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3097 -- Rep. Kirsh: 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. 3098 -- Rep. Kirsh: A BILL TO AMEND SECTIONS 56-1-745 AND 56-1-746, BOTH AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DRIVER'S LICENSE SUSPENSION DUE TO A CONVICTION OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE VIOLATION AND UNDERAGE PURCHASE AND POSSESSION OF ALCOHOL OFFENSES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IF A PERSON IS ACCEPTED INTO A PRETRIAL INTERVENTION PROGRAM FOR EITHER OFFENSE, THE PERSON'S DRIVER'S LICENSE MUST BE SUSPENDED.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3099 -- 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. 3100 -- Reps. Kirsh, Rice, Mahaffey and Whipper: 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. 3101 -- Rep. Kirsh: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 23-43-160, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO ESTABLISHMENT OF FEES BY THE SOUTH CAROLINA BUILDING CODES COUNCIL FOR THE ENFORCEMENT OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA MODULAR BUILDINGS CONSTRUCTION ACT, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE COUNCIL SHALL ESTABLISH FEES BASED UPON THE COSTS OF ADMINISTERING THE CHAPTER AND TO DELETE THE PROVISION REQUIRING THE DEPOSIT OF THESE FEES IN THE STATE GENERAL FUND; AND TO AMEND SECTION 41-16-140 AND SECTION 41-18-120, BOTH AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE PROMULGATION OF REGULATIONS TO ESTABLISH FEES FOR THE INSPECTION AND PERMITTING OF ELEVATORS AND OF AMUSEMENT RIDES, RESPECTIVELY, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THESE FEES MUST BE BASED UPON THE COSTS OF ADMINISTERING THEIR RESPECTIVE CHAPTERS, TO PROHIBIT THE ISSUANCE OF LICENSES OR PERMITS IF A PERSON HAS FAILED TO PAY THE APPLICABLE FEES, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE SET-OFF DEBT COLLECTION ACT MUST BE USED FOR THE COLLECTION OF UNPAID FEES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3102 -- Reps. Kirsh, Rice and Sandifer: 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. 3103 -- 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, 2005, AND TO PROVIDE FOR RELATED MATTERS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3104 -- Reps. Kirsh, Clyburn and Whipper: 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
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3105 -- Reps. Kirsh, Vaughn, Clyburn, M.A. Pitts and Clark: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 20-7-420, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE JURISDICTION OF A FAMILY COURT IN A DOMESTIC MATTER, AND SECTION 59-28-160, RELATING TO THE POWERS OF A LOCAL SCHOOL BOARD OF TRUSTEES IN RELATION TO PROMOTING PARENTAL INVOLVEMENT IN THEIR CHILDREN'S SCHOOL ACTIVITIES, BOTH SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE SCHOOL BOARD MAY PETITION THE FAMILY COURT, AND THE FAMILY COURT HAS JURISDICTION TO HEAR A PETITION, TO REQUIRE A PARENT OR LEGAL GUARDIAN OF A STUDENT WHO HABITUALLY EXHIBITS DISRUPTIVE BEHAVIOR IN THE CLASSROOM TO ATTEND A PARENT-TEACHER CONFERENCE.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3106 -- Reps. Kirsh and Hinson: 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.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3107 -- Reps. M.A. Pitts, Viers, Taylor, Mahaffey, Duncan and Umphlett: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 40-47-10, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE STATE BOARD OF MEDICAL EXAMINERS, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR TWO ADDITIONAL LAY MEMBERS OF THE BOARD, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THEIR MANNER OF APPOINTMENT, QUALIFICATIONS, AND TERMS; AND TO ADD SECTION 40-47-155 SO AS TO FURTHER PROVIDE CERTAIN CONDITIONS UNDER WHICH THE BOARD SHALL ISSUE A LICENSE TO PRACTICE MEDICINE TO AN APPLICANT.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Message to Senate
Message from Senate
Ratified
Veto Message
Veto Overridden

H. 3108 -- Reps. M.A. Pitts, Barfield, Taylor, Mahaffey, Duncan, Umphlett and Whipper: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 40-47-211, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE MEDICAL DISCIPLINARY COMMISSION OF THE STATE BOARD OF MEDICAL EXAMINERS, SO AS TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THE QUALIFICATIONS OF LAY MEMBERS OF THE COMMISSION AND FOR LAY COMMISSIONER TERMS AND PROCEDURES FOR FILLING VACANCIES; AND TO AMEND SECTION 40-47-213, RELATING TO DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION IN REGARD TO BOARD OF MEDICAL EXAMINER PROCEEDINGS, SO AS TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR SUCH DISCLOSURE AND FOR THE PROCEEDINGS OF THE BOARD IN REGARD TO COMPLAINTS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Amended
Proposed Amendment
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 3109 -- Reps. M.A. Pitts, E.H. Pitts, Taylor, Mahaffey and Umphlett: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-67-160 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A SCHOOL BUS DRIVER SHALL HAVE A PHYSICAL PERFORMED BY A PHYSICIAN OR NURSE PRACTITIONER BEFORE THE TESTING REQUIRED TO OPERATE A SCHOOL BUS AND PROVIDE FOR THE REPORTING OF THE RESULTS OF THE EXAMINATION.
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H. 3110 -- Reps. M.A. Pitts, Viers, Taylor, Rice, Witherspoon, Sandifer, Toole, Duncan, Huggins, Tripp, Cato, Walker, Davenport, G.R. Smith, Hamilton, Leach, F.N. Smith, Vaughn, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, Barfield, Clemmons, Owens, Young, Hinson, White, Loftis, Jennings, Hayes, Vick, Hosey, Merrill, Ceips, Bailey, Limehouse, Cooper, Hagood, Mahaffey, Bowers, Ott, Delleney, Talley, Scarborough, Hiott, McGee, J.R. Smith, Altman, Anthony, Umphlett, Hardwick, Townsend, Stewart, Thompson, J.E. Smith, Rutherford, Haley, Ballentine, Rhoad, Agnew, Littlejohn, Parks, Rivers and Chellis: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 23-31-215, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF CONCEALABLE WEAPONS PERMITS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT VALID OUT-OF-STATE PERMITS TO CARRY CONCEALABLE WEAPONS HELD BY A RESIDENT OF ANOTHER STATE MUST BE HONORED BY THIS STATE AND TO DELETE THE PROVISION THAT THIS STATE WILL ONLY HONOR OUT-OF-STATE PERMITS ISSUED BY A STATE WITH WHICH SOUTH CAROLINA HAS RECIPROCITY.
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H. 3111 -- Reps. Kirsh, Davenport, Clyburn, Rice, Clark 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 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, 2009, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE USE OF THE REVENUE FROM THE REDUCED RATES OF TAX DURING THE PHASE-IN PERIOD.
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H. 3112 -- Reps. Kirsh, Sandifer and Hagood: 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 TO THESE OFFENSES, AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS.
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H. 3113 -- Reps. Cobb-Hunter and Whipper: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, 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. 3114 -- Rep. Scarborough: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-28-310, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE SIXTEEN CENTS A GALLON USER FEES ON MOTOR FUELS, SO AS TO REDUCE THIS USER FEE TO ELEVEN CENTS A GALLON, AND TO AMEND SECTIONS 12-28-2720, 12-28-2725, 12-28-2730, AS AMENDED, AND 12-28-2910, ALL RELATING TO MOTOR FUEL USER-FEE REVENUES, SO AS TO CONFORM THESE SECTIONS TO THE PROVISIONS OF THIS ACT, 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 DELETE THE EXEMPTIONS FROM THE STATE SALES TAX FOR FUELS SUBJECT TO THE USER FEE ON MOTOR FUELS AND REQUIRE THE REVENUE DERIVED FROM SALES TAX ON THIS FUEL TO BE CREDITED TO THE STATE HIGHWAY FUND AND USED FOR ROAD REPAIR AND MAINTENANCE, AND TO AMEND SECTIONS 56-11-410 AND 56-11-450, RELATING TO THE SIXTEEN CENTS A GALLON ROAD TAX ON MOTOR CARRIERS, SO AS TO REDUCE THIS TAX FROM SIXTEEN TO ELEVEN CENTS A GALLON AND IMPOSE AN ADDITIONAL ROAD TAX EQUAL TO STATE SALES TAX REVENUE ON MOTOR FUELS.
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H. 3115 -- Reps. J. Brown and Clyburn: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-36-2120, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO SALES TAX EXEMPTIONS, SO AS TO EXEMPT PRESCRIPTION ORTHOTIC DEVICES AND REPLACEMENT PARTS FOR PRESCRIPTION PROSTHETIC AND ORTHOTIC DEVICES.
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H. 3116 -- Reps. Umphlett and Mahaffey: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-1130, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO MODIFICATIONS OF TAXABLE INCOME FOR PURPOSES OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA INCOME TAX, SO AS TO ALLOW THE DEDUCTION OF ASSESSMENTS OTHER THAN PROPERTY TAXES IMPOSED ON REAL PROPERTY IN CONNECTION WITH PROVIDING SERVICES OR POTENTIAL SERVICES FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE PROPERTY OWNER, AND TO ALLOW THE DEDUCTION OF THE CHARGE FOR A PERMIT, LICENSE, OR FEE REQUIRED TO BE PAID TO A UNIT OF GOVERNMENT IN CONNECTION WITH IMPROVEMENTS TO REAL PROPERTY.
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H. 3117 -- Reps. Kirsh and McLeod: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 48-4-30, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE GOVERNING BOARD OF THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES, SO AS TO INCREASE THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE BOARD FROM SEVEN TO EIGHT AND PROVIDE THAT THE ADDITIONAL APPOINTMENT MUST BE MADE FROM THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA ASSOCIATION OF CONSERVATION DISTRICTS.
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H. 3118 -- Reps. Kirsh, M.A. Pitts and Duncan: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 7 TO CHAPTER 3, TITLE 15 SO AS TO PROVIDE DEFINITIONS FOR THE TERMS "CLAIM", "FEDERAL ACT", "GENERALLY-KNOWN CONDITION ALLEGEDLY CAUSED BY OR ALLEGEDLY LIKELY TO RESULT FROM LONG-TERM CONSUMPTION", "KNOWING AND WILFUL", AND "ANOTHER PERSON"; TO PROVIDE THAT MANUFACTURERS, PACKERS, DISTRIBUTORS, CARRIERS, HOLDERS, SELLERS, MARKETERS, AND ADVERTISERS OF FOOD ARE NOT LIABLE FOR CLAIMS RELATING TO WEIGHT GAIN OR OBESITY, TO PROVIDE FOR EXCEPTIONS FOR CLAIMS BASED ON ADULTERATION OR MISBRANDING OF FOOD LABELS, AND TO PROVIDE PROCEDURES FOR THOSE CLAIMS.
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H. 3119 -- Reps. Harrison, Lucas, G.R. Smith, Barfield, Kirsh, Leach, Hinson, Clark, Bales, Simrill, Toole and Whipper: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 8, TITLE 16, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO OFFENSES THAT PROMOTE CIVIL DISORDER BY DESIGNATING THE EXISTING SECTIONS AS ARTICLE 1 AND BY ADDING ARTICLE 2 SO AS TO ENACT THE "CRIMINAL GANG PREVENTION ACT", TO DEFINE THE TERMS "CONTRABAND", "CRIMINAL GANG", "CRIMINAL GANG MEMBER", "PATTERN OF CRIMINAL GANG ACTIVITY", AND "GANG-RELATED INCIDENT", TO PROVIDE IT IS UNLAWFUL FOR A CRIMINAL GANG MEMBER TO USE OR THREATEN TO USE PHYSICAL VIOLENCE AGAINST ANOTHER PERSON WITH THE INTENT TO COERCE, INDUCE, OR SOLICIT ANOTHER PERSON TO ACTIVELY PARTICIPATE IN CRIMINAL GANG ACTIVITY OR TO PREVENT A PERSON FROM LEAVING A CRIMINAL GANG AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES, TO PROVIDE AN ADDITIONAL PENALTY FOR COMMITTING THIS OFFENSE WITH A FIREARM OR DEADLY WEAPON, TO PROVIDE AN ADDITIONAL PENALTY IF THE PERSON THREATENED IS UNDER THE AGE OF EIGHTEEN, TO PROVIDE THE PERSON THREATENED HAS A CIVIL CAUSE OF ACTION AGAINST A CRIMINAL GANG OR CRIMINAL GANG MEMBER, TO PROVIDE IT IS UNLAWFUL FOR A CRIMINAL GANG MEMBER BY THREAT OR FORCE TO PREVENT OR ATTEMPT TO PREVENT A WITNESS OR VICTIM FROM TESTIFYING RELATED TO CRIMINAL GANG ACTIVITY AND TO PROVIDE A PENALTY, TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON THREATENED PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION HAS A CIVIL CAUSE OF ACTION AGAINST A CRIMINAL GANG OR GANG MEMBER, TO PROVIDE THAT A PRIVATE BUILDING OR PLACE USED BY MEMBERS OF A CRIMINAL GANG TO ENGAGE IN A PATTERN OF CRIMINAL GANG ACTIVITY MAY BE THE SUBJECT OF AN INJUNCTION OR CAUSE OF ACTION FOR ABATEMENT OF A NUISANCE, TO PROVIDE THE PROCEDURE FOR SEEKING AN INJUNCTION OR ABATEMENT OF A NUISANCE, TO PROVIDE FOR A CIVIL CAUSE OF ACTION IN FAVOR OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, A COUNTY, MUNICIPALITY, OR ANOTHER POLITICAL SUBDIVISION, OR AN AGENCY OR INSTRUMENTALITY OF THEM, THAT SUSTAINS ANY DAMAGE, IMPAIRMENT, OR INJURY PROXIMATELY CAUSED BY A PATTERN OF CRIMINAL GANG ACTIVITY, TO PROVIDE A PROCEDURE FOR BRINGING THIS CIVIL CAUSE OF ACTION, TO PROVIDE FOR PROTECTION OF THE IDENTITY OF AN INFORMANT, TO PROVIDE FOR THE SEIZURE OF ANY FIREARM, AMMUNITION, OR DANGEROUS WEAPON IF THE LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER REASONABLY BELIEVES IT IS OR WILL BE USED IN A PATTERN OF CRIMINAL GANG ACTIVITY, TO PROVIDE A PROCEDURE FOR SEIZURE OF A FIREARM, AMMUNITION, OR DANGEROUS WEAPON, TO PROVIDE FOR NOTIFICATION OF THE SHERIFF OR CHIEF OF POLICE WHEN A CRIMINAL GANG MEMBER IS RELEASED FROM JAIL, PRISON, OR A CORRECTIONS FACILITY, TO PROVIDE THAT THIS ARTICLE DOES NOT APPLY TO EMPLOYEES LAWFULLY ENGAGED IN COLLECTIVE BARGAINING ACTIVITIES OR THE LAWFUL ACTIVITIES OF LABOR ORGANIZATIONS, TO PROVIDE THE GOVERNING BODY OF A COUNTY, MUNICIPALITY, OR ANOTHER POLITICAL SUBDIVISION OF THE STATE MAY ADOPT AND ENFORCE ORDINANCES CONSISTENT WITH THIS ARTICLE, TO REQUIRE THE STATE LAW ENFORCEMENT DIVISION TO INCLUDE THE VIOLENT GANG TERRORIST ORGANIZATION FILE AMONG THE NATIONAL CRIME INFORMATION CENTER DATA AVAILABLE FOR DIRECT ACCESS BY CRIMINAL JUSTICE AGENCIES, AND TO REQUIRE STATE, COUNTY, AND MUNICIPAL LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES TO MAINTAIN A RECORD OF ALL PERSONS WHO ARE FOUND TO BE CRIMINAL GANG MEMBERS IN THE VIOLENT GANG AND TERRORIST ORGANIZATION FILE.
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H. 3120 -- Reps. Govan and Whipper: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 2-19-10, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE JUDICIAL MERIT SELECTION COMMISSION, SO AS TO INCREASE THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE COMMISSION FROM TEN TO ELEVEN AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE GOVERNOR SHALL APPOINT FIVE MEMBERS, THE SPEAKER AND THE PRESIDENT PRO TEMPORE SHALL EACH APPOINT ONE MEMBER, THE HOUSE MAJORITY LEADER AND THE SENATE MAJORITY LEADER SHALL EACH APPOINT ONE MEMBER, AND THE HOUSE MINORITY LEADER AND THE SENATE MINORITY LEADER SHALL EACH APPOINT ONE MEMBER; AND TO AMEND SECTIONS 2-19-20, 2-19-35, 2-19-70, AND 2-19-80, ALL AS AMENDED, AND SECTION 2-19-90, ALL RELATING TO THE JUDICIAL MERIT SELECTION COMMISSION, ALL SO AS TO CHANGE THE COMMISSION'S PROCESS FOR NOMINATING JUDICIAL CANDIDATES FROM THE NOMINATION OF THREE CANDIDATES TO THE RELEASE OF A LIST OF ALL QUALIFIED CANDIDATES TO THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY AND TO PROVIDE FURTHER CONFORMING CHANGES.
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H. 3121 -- Reps. J. Brown and Whipper: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 44-6-110 SO AS TO REQUIRE 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.
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H. 3122 -- Rep. Govan: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO NAME A PORTION OF RUSSELL STREET IN ORANGEBURG FOR JAMES E. SULTON, SR. AND INSTALL APPROPRIATE MARKERS OR SIGNS INDICATING THIS DESIGNATION IN HONOR AND RECOGNITION OF MR. SULTON'S SERVICE AND COMMITMENT TO WORKING WITHIN HIS COMMUNITY.
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H. 3123 -- Reps. Clemmons, Viers and Toole: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO ACKNOWLEDGE THE IMPORTANCE OF BEACH MUSIC TO THE CITIZENS OF SOUTH CAROLINA AND THE FUN AND ENTERTAINMENT IT PROVIDES, AND TO PROCLAIM APRIL 13, 2005, AS "BEACH MUSIC DAY" IN SOUTH CAROLINA.
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H. 3124 -- Reps. J. Brown, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter and Brady: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 56-3-1980 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A LOCAL JURISDICTION MAY ESTABLISH A CITIZENS HANDICAPPED PARKING ENFORCEMENT PROGRAM, TO PROVIDE THE QUALIFICATIONS A PERSON MUST POSSESS TO SERVE IN THE PROGRAM, AND TO PROVIDE THE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF BOTH THE AGENCY THAT ESTABLISHES THE PROGRAM AND THE PROGRAM'S PARTICIPANTS; TO AMEND SECTION 56-3-1970, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PARKING ILLEGALLY IN A HANDICAPPED PARKING SPACE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A HANDICAPPED PARKING SPACE MUST BE DESIGNATED BY A SIGN OF A CERTAIN HEIGHT BEARING THE SYMBOL FOR A HANDICAPPED PARKING SPACE, TO PROVIDE THAT IT IS UNLAWFUL TO FILE A FALSE APPLICATION TO OBTAIN A HANDICAPPED LICENSE PLATE OR PLACARD, AND TO PROVIDE THAT IT IS UNLAWFUL TO DUPLICATE, FORGE, OR SELL A HANDICAPPED LICENSE PLATE OR PLACARD; TO AMEND SECTION 56-3-1971, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF A UNIFORM PARKING VIOLATION TICKET, SO AS TO ALLOW LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS TO ISSUE A UNIFORM PARKING VIOLATION TICKET TO AN OPERATOR OF A MOTOR VEHICLE; AND TO AMEND SECTION 56-3-1972, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE UNIFORM PARKING VIOLATIONS TICKET, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IT MUST BE ISSUED TO THE OPERATOR OF A MOTOR VEHICLE OR PLACED UPON A VEHICLE THAT HAS VIOLATED A PARKING PROVISION.
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H. 3125 -- Reps. Harrison and Toole: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 34-11-60, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DRAWING AND UTTERING A FRAUDULENT CHECK, DRAFT, OR OTHER WRITTEN ORDER, SO AS TO REQUIRE THAT THE ITEM BE POSTED ON ITS FACE WITH THE DATE IT IS RECEIVED AND TO REQUIRE THAT A WARRANT BE ISSUED ON THE FRAUDULENT ITEM WITHIN ONE HUNDRED EIGHTY DAYS OF THE RECEIPT DATE, NOT COUNTING THE TIME IT IS IN THE POSSESSION OF THE MAGISTRATE PENDING ISSUANCE OF THE WARRANT.
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H. 3126 -- Reps. Duncan, Rice and M.A. Pitts: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-3-1250, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE, CONTENT, POSSESSION, AND DISPLAY OF A VEHICLE REGISTRATION CARD, AND THE PENALTY FOR THE FAILURE OF THE OWNER OF A VEHICLE TO SIGN THE VEHICLE'S REGISTRATION CARD, SO AS TO DELETE THE PROVISION THAT REQUIRES A VEHICLE OWNER TO SIGN THE VEHICLE'S REGISTRATION CARD AND THE PENALTY FOR THE FAILURE OF THE OWNER OF A VEHICLE TO SIGN THE VEHICLE'S REGISTRATION CARD.
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H. 3127 -- Reps. W.D. Smith, Leach and Whipper: 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.
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H. 3128 -- Reps. Wilkins, Allen, Cato, Hamilton, Haskins, Leach, Loftis, Rice, F.N. Smith, G.R. Smith, Taylor, Tripp, Vaughn, Barfield and Mahaffey: A HOUSE RESOLUTION JOINING THE CITY OF GREER IN HONORING SOUTH CAROLINA STATE SENATOR J. VERNE SMITH FOR HIS MORE THAN THIRTY YEARS OF STATESMANSHIP ON BEHALF OF THE CITY AND THIS STATE.
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H. 3129 -- Reps. Harrell, Barfield, Young, Clyburn, Simrill, Toole, Umphlett, Ceips and Scarborough: 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 "BREAST CANCER AWARENESS" SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES.
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H. 3130 -- Reps. Scarborough, Harrell, Vaughn and Bowers: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 3, CHAPTER 18, TITLE 41, TO ENACT THE "SOUTH CAROLINA RIDER SAFETY ACT" SO AS TO REQUIRE 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".
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H. 3131 -- Reps. Scarborough, E.H. Pitts and Rice: 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, AND TO PROVIDE THAT NO REFUNDS OF PROPERTY TAXES ON WATERCRAFT AND OUTBOARD MOTORS ARE PAYABLE FOR PROPERTY TAX YEARS BEFORE 2000 PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF THIS ACT; AND TO REPEAL ACT 451 OF 2002 RELATING TO TRANSFER OF TITLES TO WATERCRAFT IN LEXINGTON COUNTY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3132 -- Rep. Coleman: A BILL TO AMEND SECTIONS 44-61-120, AS AMENDED, 44-61-130, AS AMENDED, AND 44-61-330 OF THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, ALL RELATING TO EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES, SO AS TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL TO INCLUDE GUIDELINES FOR THE ADMINISTRATION OF EPINEPHRINE IN A COMPREHENSIVE STATEWIDE EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES PLAN; TO AUTHORIZE EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIANS TO POSSESS EPINEPHRINE; AND TO REQUIRE GUIDELINES FOR THE ADMINISTRATION OF EPINEPHRINE TO A CHILD SUFFERING FROM A SEVERE ALLERGIC REACTION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3133 -- Reps. Delleney, Harrison, Altman, Simrill, Taylor, Vaughn, Davenport, Sandifer, Barfield, Owens, E.H. Pitts, Rice, Clark, Walker, Toole, Viers, M.A. Pitts, Vick, Littlejohn, Coates, Wilkins and Mahaffey: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO PROPOSE AN AMENDMENT TO ARTICLE XVII OF THE CONSTITUTION OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1895, RELATING TO MISCELLANEOUS MATTERS, BY ADDING SECTION 15, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT MARRIAGE BETWEEN ONE MAN AND ONE WOMAN IS THE ONLY LAWFUL DOMESTIC UNION THAT IS VALID OR RECOGNIZED IN THIS STATE AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE STATE OR ITS POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONS MAY NOT CREATE ANY OTHER DOMESTIC UNION AND MAY NOT RECOGNIZE A DOMESTIC UNION CREATED BY ANOTHER JURISDICTION.
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H. 3134 -- Reps. Umphlett and Whipper: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO IMPOSE AN ADDITIONAL MOTOR FUELS USER FEE AND ROAD TAX ON MOTOR CARRIERS EQUAL TO SIX CENTS A GALLON, BEGINNING JULY 1, 2005, THROUGH JUNE 30, 2012, TO PROVIDE FOR THE ADMINISTRATION, COLLECTION, AND ENFORCEMENT OF THIS ADDITIONAL USER FEE AND ROAD TAX, AND TO PROVIDE THAT REVENUE OF THIS ADDITIONAL FEE AND TAX MUST BE CREDITED TO THE STATE HIGHWAY FUND AND USED SOLELY FOR THE PURPOSE OF MAINTENANCE OF ROADS IN THE STATE HIGHWAY SYSTEM THAT ARE MORE THAN TEN YEARS OLD AT THE TIME THE MAINTENANCE PROJECT BEGINS.
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H. 3135 -- Reps. Cobb-Hunter and Whipper: 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.
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H. 3136 -- Reps. Littlejohn, Vaughn and Taylor: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 20 OF TITLE 23, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO LAW ENFORCEMENT ASSISTANCE AND SUPPORT, SO AS TO DESIGNATE SECTIONS 23-20-10 THROUGH 23-20-60 AS ARTICLE 1 OF THE CHAPTER TO BE ENTITLED THE "LAW ENFORCEMENT ASSISTANCE AND SUPPORT ACT"; AND 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. 3137 -- Rep. Cobb-Hunter: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 4-10-20, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE IMPOSITION OF AND EXEMPTIONS FROM THE LOCAL SALES AND USE TAX, SO AS TO EXTEND THE IMPOSITION OF THIS TAX TO MOTOR FUELS SUBJECT TO THE STATE MOTOR FUEL USER FEE AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE DISTRIBUTION AND USE OF LOCAL SALES AND USE TAX REVENUE ON MOTOR FUEL.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3138 -- Reps. Scarborough, Brady, Haley and Toole: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 16-17-500, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE CRIMINAL OFFENSE OF SUPPLYING MINORS WITH TOBACCO OR CIGARETTES, SO AS TO INCREASE THE FINE TO ONE THOUSAND DOLLARS FOR EACH VIOLATION AND TO PROVIDE THAT ONE-HALF OF THE FINE MUST BE REMITTED FOR USE BY THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL'S YOUTH SMOKING PREVENTION PLAN.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3139 -- Rep. Bowers: 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

H. 3140 -- Reps. Altman, G.R. Smith, Coates, Barfield, Viers, Mahaffey, Sandifer and Clark: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 20-1-15, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE PROHIBITION OF SAME SEX MARRIAGES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT ANY ATTEMPTED UNION BETWEEN PERSONS OF THE SAME SEX IS VOID, TO PROVIDE THAT SAME SEX MARRIAGES IN ANY OTHER JURISDICTION HAS NO LEGAL FORCE OR EFFECT IN THIS STATE OR ITS POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONS; AND TO ADD SECTION 20-1-17 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IT IS AGAINST THE STRONG PUBLIC POLICY OF THIS STATE AND ITS POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONS TO EXTEND OR RECOGNIZE STATUTORY BENEFITS OF A LEGAL MARRIAGE TO NONMARITAL RELATIONSHIPS; TO PROVIDE THAT ANY PUBLIC ACT, RECORD, OR JUDICIAL PROCEEDING OF THIS STATE OR ITS POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONS THAT EXTENDS SUCH BENEFITS TO NONMARITAL RELATIONSHIPS IS VOID; TO PROVIDE EXCEPTIONS FOR BENEFITS ENJOYED BY ALL PERSONS, MARRIED OR UNMARRIED, AND FOR PRIVATE AGREEMENTS VALID UNDER THE LAWS OF THIS STATE; AND TO PROVIDE THAT BENEFITS OF A LEGAL MARRIAGE EXTENDED TO NONMARITAL RELATIONSHIPS IN ANOTHER JURISDICTION HAVE NO LEGAL FORCE OR EFFECT IN THIS STATE OR ITS POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONS.
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H. 3141 -- Reps. Scarborough, Duncan, M.A. Pitts, Umphlett, R. Brown, Whipper, Loftis and Battle: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 1-23-110, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO AGENCY PROCEDURES FOR PROMULGATING REGULATIONS, SO AS TO INCLUDE CERTAIN REQUIREMENTS PROVIDED FOR ELSEWHERE IN THE ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURES ACT; TO AMEND SECTION 1-23-120, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO GENERAL ASSEMBLY REVIEW OF REGULATIONS, SO AS TO REVISE PROCEDURES GOVERNING THIS REVIEW BY, AMONG OTHER THINGS, REQUIRING AGENCIES TO STRIKE THROUGH TEXT BEING DELETED FROM EXISTING REGULATIONS AND TO UNDERLINE TEXT BEING ADDED, REQUIRING LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL TO NOTIFY ALL MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY WHEN REGULATIONS ARE SUBMITTED FOR REVIEW, PROVIDING THAT A REGULATION IS DEEMED WITHDRAWN IF IT HAS NOT BECOME EFFECTIVE BY THE END OF THE TWO-YEAR LEGISLATIVE SESSION DURING WHICH THE REGULATION WAS SUBMITTED FOR REVIEW AND TO PROVIDE EXPEDITED PROCEDURES FOR SUBMITTING THE SAME REGULATION FOR LEGISLATIVE REVIEW IN THE NEXT SESSION, AND DELETING PROVISIONS REQUIRING AGENCIES TO CONDUCT FORMAL REVIEWS OF ITS REGULATIONS EVERY FIVE YEARS; TO AMEND SECTION 1-23-125, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE PROHIBITION AGAINST THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY REPEALING OR AMENDING REGULATIONS, SO AS TO DELETE DUPLICATIVE PROVISIONS AND TO INCLUDE PROVISIONS PROVIDED FOR ELSEWHERE IN THE ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURES ACT; AND TO ADD SECTION 1-23-121 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT AN AGENCY MAY NOT ESTABLISH, MODIFY, OR INCREASE A FEE UNLESS AUTHORIZED BY LAW OR THROUGH REGULATION.
Introduced and Committed
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Objection
Request for Debate

H. 3142 -- Reps. White, Davenport, Mahaffey and Owens: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 15 TO CHAPTER 33, TITLE 40 SO AS TO ENACT THE NURSE LICENSURE COMPACT WHICH ENTERS SOUTH CAROLINA INTO A MULTI-STATE NURSE LICENSURE COMPACT TO PROVIDE FOR THE RECIPROCAL PRACTICE OF NURSING AMONG THE STATES THAT ARE PARTIES TO THE COMPACT; TO PROVIDE FOR THE STANDARDS AND PROCEDURES THAT APPLY TO PRACTICING NURSING IN OTHER STATES PURSUANT TO THE COMPACT; TO PROVIDE FOR A COORDINATED LICENSURE INFORMATION SYSTEM FOR SHARING DATA AMONG THE COMPACT STATES; TO PROVIDE PROCEDURES FOR DISPUTE RESOLUTION AND DISCIPLINARY ACTION; TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THE REGULATION OF NURSES LICENSED IN STATES THAT ARE PARTIES TO THE COMPACT; TO ADD SECTION 40-33-525 SO AS TO REQUIRE, BEGINNING JANUARY 1, 2007, FOREIGN-EDUCATED APPLICANTS FOR LICENSURE AS A REGISTERED NURSE TO PASS THE NATIONAL COUNCIL LICENSURE EXAMINATION AND AN ENGLISH LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY TEST; AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE STATE BOARD OF NURSING SHALL PROMULGATE REGULATIONS TO CARRY OUT THE PROVISIONS OF THIS ARTICLE.
Introduced and Committed
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3rd Reading
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Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 3143 -- Reps. Cobb-Hunter, Leach, E.H. Pitts, Clyburn, Haskins, Scarborough and G. Brown: A BILL TO ENACT THE "PROTECT OUR WOMEN IN EVERY RELATIONSHIP (POWER) ACT" BY AMENDING THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 14-1-240 SO AS TO REQUIRE MAGISTRATES, FAMILY COURT JUDGES, AND CIRCUIT COURT JUDGES TO RECEIVE CONTINUING EDUCATION ANNUALLY ON DOMESTIC VIOLENCE; TO AMEND SECTION 20-3-10, RELATING TO GROUNDS FOR DIVORCE, SO AS TO FURTHER SPECIFY THAT PHYSICAL CRUELTY INCLUDES PHYSICAL VIOLENCE AND CONDUCT THAT ENDANGERS ONE'S PHYSICAL OR PSYCHOLOGICAL WELL-BEING; TO AMEND SECTION 22-5-530, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO ALLOWING DEFENDANTS IN CERTAIN CASES TO DEPOSIT A SUM OF MONEY WITH THE MAGISTRATE OR MUNICIPAL COURT IN LIEU OF POSTING A RECOGNIZANCE BOND, SO AS TO REQUIRE INDIVIDUALIZED HEARINGS IN CASES WHERE THE ACCUSED MAY POSE A THREAT TO THE PUBLIC OR TO AN INDIVIDUAL VICTIM; TO ADD SECTION 16-25-75 SO AS TO REQUIRE THE COURT TO MAKE SPECIFIC FINDINGS OF FACT REGARDING THE NATURE AND EXTENT OF A CRIMINAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE OFFENSE BEFORE RELEASING THE DEFENDANT ON BOND OR SUSPENDING THE SENTENCE; TO ADD SECTION 16-25-67 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A CRIMINAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE CHARGE MAY NOT BE DROPPED AGAINST A PERSON IF THE VICTIM OR VICTIM'S ATTORNEY IS NOT PRESENT AT THE HEARING; TO AMEND SECTION 20-4-40, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PETITIONS FOR ORDERS OF PROTECTION FROM DOMESTIC VIOLENCE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IF A DIVORCE OR SEPARATE SUPPORT AND MAINTENANCE ACTION IS FILED AND A PETITION FOR AN ORDER OF PROTECTION IS FILED, THE ORDER FOR PROTECTION MUST BE INDEPENDENTLY PROCESSED, TO PROHIBIT ISSUANCE OF MUTUAL RESTRAINING ORDERS, TO AUTHORIZE SPECIAL NO FAULT PROTECTION ORDERS AGAINST VICTIMS, AND TO REQUIRE THE ORDER TO INFORM THE RESPONDENT OF THE RIGHT TO REQUEST A HEARING IF THE ORDER IS AUTOMATICALLY EXTENDED BY THE FILING OF AN AFFIDAVIT; TO ADD SECTION 23-1-240 SO AS TO REQUIRE A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER EMPLOYED BY THE STATE OR A SUBDIVISION OF THE STATE WHO IS CONVICTED OF CRIMINAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE TO BE TERMINATED FROM SUCH EMPLOYMENT; TO AMEND SECTION 17-22-50, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PERSONS PROHIBITED FROM PARTICIPATING IN PRETRIAL INTERVENTION, SO AS TO INCLUDE A PERSON CHARGED WITH CRIMINAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE; TO AMEND SECTION 16-25-65, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO CRIMINAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE OF A HIGH AND AGGRAVATED NATURE, SO AS TO PROHIBIT A PERSON CHARGED WITH SUCH AN OFFENSE FROM PLEADING TO ASSAULT AND BATTERY OF A HIGH AND AGGRAVATED NATURE UNLESS AUTHORIZED BY THE COURT; TO AMEND SECTIONS 22-5-910, AS AMENDED, 22-5-920, AND 20-7-8525, ALL RELATING TO EXPUNGEMENT OF CRIMINAL RECORDS, SO AS TO PROHIBIT EXPUNGEMENT OF SUCH RECORDS FOR CRIMINAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE OFFENDERS CONVICTED IN MAGISTRATE'S COURT OR MUNICIPAL COURT, FOR SUCH OFFENSES COMMITTED BY YOUTHFUL OFFENDERS, AND FOR SUCH OFFENSES COMMITTED BY JUVENILES; TO AMEND SECTION 56-7-15, RELATING TO EFFECTING AN ARREST FOR CRIMINAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE, SO AS TO REQUIRE LAW ENFORCEMENT TO FILE AN INCIDENT REPORT AND TO PROHIBIT THE USE OF UNIFORM TRAFFIC TICKETS TO EFFECT SUCH AN ARREST; TO AMEND SECTION 20-4-60, RELATING TO MUTUAL ORDERS OF PROTECTION FROM DOMESTIC ABUSE, SO AS TO PROHIBIT ISSUANCE OF SUCH ORDERS, TO PROVIDE THAT AN ORDER OF PROTECTION MAY NOT BE ISSUED AGAINST A PERSON NOT CHARGED WITH DOMESTIC VIOLENCE, AND TO SPECIFY CIRCUMSTANCES FOR ISSUING A RESTRAINING ORDER TO PROTECT A VICTIM FROM FURTHER ABUSE; TO AMEND SECTION 20-4-70, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF ORDERS OF PROTECTION FROM DOMESTIC VIOLENCE, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR AN AUTOMATIC SIX MONTH EXTENSION UPON THE FILING OF AN AFFIDAVIT SEEKING AN EXTENSION AND TO PROVIDE NOTICE AND AN OPPORTUNITY FOR A HEARING; TO AMEND SECTION 20-4-40, RELATING TO CONDITIONS AND PROCEDURES FOR ISSUING ORDERS OF PROTECTION, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A HEARING MAY BE REQUESTED IF SUCH AN ORDER IS EXTENDED BY THE FILING OF AN AFFIDAVIT; TO AMEND SECTION 16-25-20, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PENALTIES FOR CRIMINAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE OFFENSES, SO AS TO REVISE FINES AND TERMS OF IMPRISONMENT, TO REQUIRE A MANDATORY MINIMUM THIRTY-DAY SENTENCE FOR SECOND OFFENSES, WHICH MAY BE SERVED ON WEEKENDS OR AT NIGHT, TO INCREASE FROM NINETY DAYS TO ONE HUNDRED TWENTY DAYS THE MINIMUM SENTENCE FOR A THIRD OFFENSE, TO PROHIBIT A PERSON CHARGED WITH CRIMINAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE FROM PLEADING GUILTY TO SIMPLE ASSAULT UNLESS AUTHORIZED BY THE COURT, AND TO PROVIDE THAT VIOLATIONS OF CERTAIN CITY AND COUNTY DOMESTIC VIOLENCE ORDINANCES ARE CONSIDERED VIOLATIONS OF SECTION 16-25-20; TO AMEND SECTION 16-25-65, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO CRIMINAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE OF A HIGH AND AGGRAVATED NATURE, SO AS TO ESTABLISH A MINIMUM ONE YEAR SENTENCE, TO PROHIBIT A PERSON CHARGED WITH SUCH AN OFFENSE FROM PLEADING GUILTY TO ASSAULT AND BATTERY OF A HIGH AND AGGRAVATED NATURE UNLESS AUTHORIZED BY THE COURT, AND TO PROVIDE THAT VIOLATIONS OF CERTAIN CITY AND COUNTY DOMESTIC VIOLENCE ORDINANCES ARE CONSIDERED VIOLATIONS OF SECTION 16-25-65; TO ADD SECTION 16-25-95 SO AS TO ESTABLISH A FELONY FOR POSSESSION OF A FIREARM BY A PERSON WHO HAS BEEN CONVICTED OF CRIMINAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE; AND TO ADD SECTION 20-4-63, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON FILING A PETITION SEEKING AN ORDER FOR PROTECTION FROM DOMESTIC ABUSE IS NOT REQUIRED TO PAY THE FILING FEE REQUIRED IN CIVIL ACTIONS.
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H. 3144 -- Reps. J. Brown and Vaughn: 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. 3145 -- 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. 3146 -- Reps. J. Brown, Clark and Whipper: 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 A PLACE 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
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H. 3147 -- Reps. J. Brown and Clyburn: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-33-116 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT, BEGINNING NO LATER THAN AGE SIXTEEN, A SPECIAL EDUCATION STUDENT WHO GRADUATES FROM HIGH SCHOOL BY DIPLOMA OR ATTENDANCE CERTIFICATE OR WHO OTHERWISE EXITS THE PUBLIC SCHOOL SYSTEM AFTER ENTERING HIGH SCHOOL MUST BE PROVIDED AN INDIVIDUAL TRANSITION PLAN, OUTLINING TRANSITION SERVICES TO ASSURE THAT THIS STUDENT HAS ADEQUATE INFORMATION, ACCESS TO ADULT SERVICE AGENCIES, AND A STATEMENT OF INTERAGENCY RESPONSIBILITIES OR LINKAGES FOR OBTAINING APPROPRIATE ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY DEVICES AND SERVICES AFTER HE EXITS THE PUBLIC SCHOOL SYSTEM.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3148 -- 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. 3149 -- Reps. J. Brown and Whipper: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 41-1-105 SO AS TO REQUIRE, WITH CERTAIN LIMITATIONS, THAT AN EMPLOYER GRANT LEAVE UP TO TWELVE HOURS A YEAR TO AN EMPLOYEE TO ATTEND SCHOOL OR 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
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3150 -- Reps. Rice, Clyburn, Littlejohn, E.H. Pitts, Simrill, Loftis, Chellis, Martin, Herbkersman, J.R. Smith, Taylor, G.R. Smith, Vaughn, Harrison, Davenport, Young, Owens, Kirsh, Leach, Brady, Walker, Haley, Toole, Duncan, Mahaffey and Hagood: A BILL TO AMEND TITLE 1, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE ADMINISTRATION OF GOVERNMENT, BY ADDING CHAPTER 24 SO AS TO ESTABLISH THE SOUTH CAROLINA SUNSET COMMISSION AND A SUNSET REVIEW DIVISION OF THE LEGISLATIVE AUDIT COUNCIL, TO ESTABLISH PROCEDURES PROVIDING FOR THE MANNER IN WHICH THE PROGRAMS OF CERTAIN AGENCIES AND DEPARTMENTS OF STATE GOVERNMENT MUST BE EVALUATED TO DETERMINE IF THEY SHOULD BE CONTINUED IN EXISTENCE, MODIFIED, OR TERMINATED, AND TO ESTABLISH THE PROCEDURES BY WHICH THESE PROGRAMS MUST BE CONTINUED, MODIFIED, OR TERMINATED.
Introduced and Committed
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2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended

H. 3151 -- Reps. Cobb-Hunter and Whipper: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 1-11-310, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE ACQUISITION AND DISPOSAL OF VEHICLES IN THE STATE FLEET, SO AS TO REQUIRE FIRST PRIORITY FOR PURCHASE OF PASSENGER VEHICLES BEING DISPOSED OF TO HEADS OF HOUSEHOLDS RECEIVING AID TO FAMILIES WITH DEPENDENT CHILDREN (AFDC), OR 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
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3152 -- Reps. Harrell, Wilkins, Leach, Littlejohn, Young, Bailey, Battle, Rice, Scarborough, Hinson, Simrill, Mahaffey, Sandifer, Hagood and J.E. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 62 OF TITLE 12, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA MOTION PICTURE INCENTIVE ACT, SO AS TO INCLUDE AN EXEMPTION FROM LOCAL, AS WELL AS STATE, SALES AND USE TAXES, TO DEFINE "EMPLOYEE" FOR PURPOSES OF A FIVE PERCENT REBATE ON ALL TAXABLE WAGES PAID IN CONNECTION WITH AN EMPLOYEE'S WORK ON A MOTION PICTURE AND TO PROVIDE PROCEDURES FOR CLAIMING THE REBATE, TO INCREASE THE AMOUNT OF THE GENERAL FUND PORTION OF ADMISSIONS TAX COLLECTED BY THE STATE FUNDED TO THE USE OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA FILM COMMISSION TO TWENTY-SIX PERCENT AND TO PROVIDE THAT FIFTEEN PERCENT OF THAT AMOUNT MAY BE USED BY THE DEPARTMENT TO GIVE A REBATE FOR EXPENDITURES TO A MOTION PICTURE COMPANY THAT SPENDS AT LEAST ONE MILLION DOLLARS IN THE STATE; TO ALLOW UP TO SEVEN PERCENT OF THE GENERAL FUND PORTION OF ADMISSIONS TAX COLLECTED BY THE STATE AND FUNDED TO THE USE OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA FILM COMMISSION TO BE USED EXCLUSIVELY FOR MARKETING AND SPECIAL EVENTS, AND TO PROVIDE, FURTHER, THAT THE COMMISSION REPORT ANNUALLY TO THE COORDINATING COUNCIL FOR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ON USE OF ALL ITS FUNDS IN A PUBLIC REPORT, ACCESSIBLE ON ITS WEBSITE; TO AMEND SECTION 12-36-920, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO SALES TAX ON GROSS PROCEEDS FROM RENTALS ON LODGINGS, SO AS TO DELETE A REBATE TO A MOTION PICTURE PRODUCTION COMPANY FOR SALES TAX PAID ON ACCOMMODATIONS; AND TO AMEND SECTION 1-30-25, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE, SO AS TO DELETE A REFERENCE TO THE STATE DEVELOPMENT BOARD.
Introduced and Committed
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2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Amended
Senate Amendments Amended
Proposed Amendment
Debate Adjourned
Point of Order
Point of Order
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Conference Committee
Report of Conference Committee
Adopted
Message to Senate
Message to Senate
Message from Senate
Message from Senate
Message from Senate
Message from Senate
Ratified

H. 3153 -- Reps. Harrell, Wilkins, Littlejohn, Young, Kirsh, Bailey, Battle, Rice, Hinson and Sandifer: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 12-6-60 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR DETERMINATION OF A NEXUS WITH THIS STATE FOR PURPOSES OF INCOME TAX AND CORPORATE LICENSE FEE IN CONNECTION WITH A DISTRIBUTION FACILITY AND TO DEFINE "DISTRIBUTION FACILITY"; AND BY ADDING SECTION 12-36-2690 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR DETERMINATION OF A NEXUS WITH THIS STATE FOR SALES AND USE TAX PURPOSES IN CONNECTION WITH A DISTRIBUTION FACILITY AND TO DEFINE "DISTRIBUTION FACILITY".
Introduced and Committed

H. 3154 -- Rep. J. Brown: A BILL TO AMEND ARTICLES, 1, 3, AND 5, CHAPTER 20, TITLE 44, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PERSONS WITH MENTAL RETARDATION, RELATED DISABILITIES, HEAD INJURIES, AND SPINAL CORD INJURIES, SO AS TO ALSO APPLY THIS CHAPTER TO PERSONS WITH EPILEPSY, TO CONFORM REFERENCES THROUGHOUT THE CHAPTER, TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS, AND TO RENAME CHAPTER 20, TITLE 44 "SOUTH CAROLINA MENTAL RETARDATION, RELATED DISABILITIES, EPILEPSY, HEAD INJURIES, AND SPINAL CORD INJURIES ACT".
Introduced and Committed

H. 3155 -- Reps. Townsend, Wilkins, Walker, Littlejohn, Battle, Clark, Cobb-Hunter, Simrill, Sandifer, Haley, Brady, Hagood, Talley, G.R. Smith 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 WHICH PROVIDES FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF A CURRICULUM ORGANIZED AROUND A CAREER CLUSTER SYSTEM THAT MUST PROVIDE STUDENTS WITH BOTH STRONG ACADEMICS AND REAL-WORLD PROBLEM SOLVING SKILLS; TO AMEND SECTION 59-17-135, RELATING TO CHARACTER EDUCATION, SO AS TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THE TRAITS WHICH MUST BE INCORPORATED INTO SCHOOL BOARD POLICIES ADDRESSING CHARACTER EDUCATION; TO AMEND SECTION 59-18-900, RELATING TO SCHOOL REPORT CARDS, SO AS TO EXPAND THE CONTENT OF THE REPORT CARD TO INCLUDE, 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
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Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
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Amended
Amended
Senate Amendments Amended
Proposed Amendment
Point of Order
Request for Debate
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Conference Committee
Report of Conference Committee
Adopted
Message from Senate
Message from Senate
Message from Senate
Ratified

H. 3156 -- Reps. Harrell, Leach, Bailey, Scarborough and Clark: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 59-123-60, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO POWERS OF THE MEDICAL UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL AUTHORITY, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE ISSUANCE OF HOSPITAL REVENUE BONDS IN AN AMOUNT UP TO FIVE MILLION DOLLARS ONLY UPON RESOLUTION OF APPROVAL BY THE STATE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD, AND NOT PURSUANT TO OTHER APPROVAL PROCEDURES.
Introduced and Committed
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3rd Reading

H. 3157 -- Reps. Harrell, Chellis, Barfield, Wilkins, G.R. Smith, Leach, Kirsh, Bailey, Battle, Rice, Hinson, Clark, Walker, Cobb-Hunter and Sandifer: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 10 TO CHAPTER 37 OF TITLE 33 SO AS TO ESTABLISH A CAPITAL ACCESS PROGRAM PROVIDING FOR FLEXIBILITY IN THE MAKING OF LOANS BY FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS TO SMALL BUSINESSES WHO FAIL TO QUALIFY FOR CONVENTIONAL OR OTHER GUARANTEED OR ASSISTED FINANCING, AND TO PROVIDE FOR FUNDING OF A LOAN LOSS RESERVE TO REPAY PARTICIPATING FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS WHO SUFFER A LOSS ON A LOAN, ADMINISTRATION OF THE PROGRAM BY BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION OF SOUTH CAROLINA, GUIDELINES FOR SELECTING LOAN RECIPIENTS, RECORDKEEPING AND REPORTING, AND DISTRIBUTION OF RESERVE FUNDS UPON TERMINATION OF INSTITUTIONAL PARTICIPATION OR THE CAPITAL ACCESS PROGRAM ITSELF; TO AMEND SECTION 33-37-460, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO LIMITATIONS ON A LOAN TO A CORPORATION BY A MEMBER, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR A REFERENCE TO THE LOAN CALL AGREEMENT AND TO DISALLOW A LOAN THAT RESULTS IN OBLIGATIONS THAT EXCEED TEN TIMES THE GREATER OF THE NET WORTH OF THE CORPORATION OR THE AMOUNT PAID IN ON OUTSTANDING CAPITAL STOCK; AND TO AMEND SECTION 33-37-465, RELATING TO A SHORT-TERM LOAN TO A CORPORATION BY A MEMBER, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE LIMITATIONS AND RESTRICTIONS DO NOT APPLY TO A SHORT-TERM LOAN.
Introduced and Committed
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H. 3158 -- Reps. Cato, Hinson, Walker, Sandifer, Lee, Clemmons, Cooper, McCraw, Scarborough, Talley, Thompson, White and E.H. Pitts: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 5, TITLE 58, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 4 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR A PROCEDURE FOR THE ADJUSTMENT OF RATES AND CHARGES OF NATURAL GAS DISTRIBUTION UTILITIES TO REFLECT CHANGES IN EXPENSES, REVENUES, INVESTMENTS, DEPRECIATION, AND OTHER CHANGES IN REVENUES AND EXPENSES, TO PROVIDE PROCEDURES FOR INTERESTED PARTIES TO CHALLENGE THESE ADJUSTMENTS, AND TO PROVIDE FOR RELATED PROCEDURAL MATTERS.
Introduced and Committed
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H. 3159 -- Reps. M.A. Pitts, Toole and Duncan: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 16-3-45 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON MUST BE EXECUTED WITHIN THIRTY DAYS WHEN THE SENTENCING JUDGE CERTIFIES THAT HE IS ABSOLUTELY CERTAIN THAT THE PERSON COMMITTED THE CRIME OF MURDER, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE TERM ABSOLUTELY CERTAIN INCLUDES BUT IS NOT LIMITED TO A PERSON'S ADMISSION OR CONFESSION OF GUILT.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3160 -- Reps. M.A. Pitts, Hinson, Walker, Sandifer and Toole: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 2-1-20, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE ELECTION DATE FOR MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THE ELECTION DATE IS THE TUESDAY AFTER THE FIRST MONDAY IN NOVEMBER OF EVERY OTHER EVEN-NUMBERED YEAR; TO AMEND SECTION 2-1-40, RELATING TO THE TERM OF OFFICE FOR THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THE TERM IS FOUR YEARS; TO ADD SECTION 2-1-70 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE TERM OF OFFICE FOR THE SENATE IS SIX YEARS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3161 -- Reps. M.A. Pitts, Hinson, Walker, Sandifer and Toole: A JOINT RESOLUTION PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO SECTION 2, ARTICLE III OF THE CONSTITUTION OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1895, RELATING TO THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT BEGINNING IN 2008, MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES MUST BE CHOSEN EVERY FOURTH INSTEAD OF EVERY SECOND YEAR; TO AMEND SECTION 8, ARTICLE III, RELATING TO ELECTION OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE BE ELECTED EVERY FOURTH INSTEAD OF EVERY SECOND YEAR; AND TO AMEND SECTION 6, ARTICLE III, RELATING TO ELECTION OF THE SENATE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT BEGINNING IN 2008, MEMBERS OF THE SENATE BE ELECTED EVERY SIXTH INSTEAD OF EVERY FOURTH YEAR.
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H. 3162 -- Reps. Duncan, M.A. Pitts, E.H. Pitts, Taylor, Anthony, W.D. Smith, J.M. Neal, Pinson, Hayes, Jennings, McGee, G.R. Smith, Wilkins, Vaughn, Young, Kirsh, Bailey, Battle, Witherspoon, Ballentine, Hinson, Mahaffey, Toole and Clark: A BILL TO ENACT THE "SOUTH CAROLINA SPORTS OFFICIALS AND COACHES PROTECTION ACT" BY ADDING SECTION 16-3-611 TO THE 1976 CODE SO AS TO MAKE IT UNLAWFUL TO COMMIT AN ASSAULT AND BATTERY UPON A SPORTS OFFICIAL OR COACH DURING AND AFTER AN ATHLETIC CONTEST AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS INCLUDING ENHANCED PENALTIES WHEN A WEAPON IS USED IN THE COMMISSION OF THE CRIME OF ASSAULT AND BATTERY UPON A SPORTS OFFICIAL OR COACH.
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H. 3163 -- Reps. M.A. Pitts and Mahaffey: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 40-47-195 SO AS TO REQUIRE A SURGEON TO CONDUCT A POSTMORTEM EXAMINATION ON A PATIENT WHO DIES DURING A SURGICAL PROCEDURE AND TO FILE A REPORT WITH THE COUNTY CORONER WITHIN SEVENTY-TWO HOURS OF THE PATIENT'S DEATH; AND TO PROVIDE THAT A SURGEON'S LICENSE MUST BE SUSPENDED IF HE OR SHE FAILS TO COMPLY WITH THIS SECTION.
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H. 3164 -- Reps. Littlejohn, G.R. Smith, Vaughn, Rice, Witherspoon, Walker, Mahaffey and Bowers: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 56-1-45 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES MAY NOT ISSUE CERTAIN MOTOR VEHICLE LICENSES OR A BEGINNER'S PERMIT TO OR RENEW THE DRIVING PRIVILEGE OF A PERSON WHO IS LESS THAN EIGHTEEN YEARS OF AGE AND IS NOT ENROLLED IN SCHOOL OR HAS NOT GRADUATED FROM HIGH SCHOOL, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE SUSPENSION OF THE PRIVILEGE TO DRIVE OF A PERSON WHO HAS DROPPED OUT OF HIGH SCHOOL.
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H. 3165 -- Rep. Umphlett: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 1-3-240, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO REMOVAL OF STATE OFFICERS BY THE GOVERNOR, SO AS TO ADD TO THE CATEGORY OF THOSE OFFICERS WHO CAN BE REMOVED ONLY FOR CAUSE PERSONS SERVING ON THE SOUTH CAROLINA PUBLIC SERVICE AUTHORITY AND THE SOUTH CAROLINA PORTS AUTHORITY, TO AMEND SECTION 58-3-530, RELATING TO THE DUTIES OF THE STATE REGULATION OF PUBLIC UTILITIES REVIEW COMMITTEE, SO AS TO REQUIRE THAT COMMITTEE TO SCREEN CANDIDATES FOR APPOINTMENT TO THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA PUBLIC SERVICE AUTHORITY, AND TO AMEND SECTION 58-31-20, RELATING TO THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA PUBLIC SERVICE AUTHORITY, SO AS TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS FOR THE DIRECTORS OF THE AUTHORITY RELATING TO EXPERIENCE AND EXPERTISE AND METHOD FOR SCREENING CANDIDATES FOR POSSESSION OF THE NECESSARY QUALIFICATIONS AND TO DELETE OBSOLETE PROVISIONS.
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H. 3166 -- Reps. Taylor, Leach, Vaughn, Bailey, Scarborough and Sandifer: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 7-11-53 SO AS TO REQUIRE THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE OF A POLITICAL PARTY TO NAME A REPLACEMENT CANDIDATE AS SOON AS POSSIBLE AND TO PROVIDE IF THE REPLACEMENT CANDIDATE IS NOT NAMED WITHIN THIRTY DAYS, THE PARTY IS PROHIBITED FROM NAMING A REPLACEMENT CANDIDATE FOR THAT OFFICE.
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H. 3167 -- Reps. Vaughn, Ceips, Leach, Davenport, Bailey, Witherspoon, Clark, M.A. Pitts, Hamilton, G.R. Smith, Herbkersman, Chalk, Loftis and Walker: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 7-5-110, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE REQUIREMENT OF REGISTRATION IN ORDER TO VOTE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON IS NOT ALLOWED TO VOTE IN A PARTISAN PRIMARY ELECTION OR PARTISAN ADVISORY REFERENDUM UNLESS THE PERSON HAS REGISTERED AS BEING A MEMBER OF THAT PARTY; TO AMEND SECTION 7-5-170, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE REQUIREMENTS FOR VOTER REGISTRATION, SO AS TO PROVIDE THE REQUIREMENT OF STATING POLITICAL PARTY AFFILIATION, IF ANY, ON THE FORM AND INCLUDING IT IN THE OATH; AND REQUIRE THE STATE ELECTION COMMISSION TO ASSIST IN CAPTURING THIS DATA; AND TO AMEND SECTION 7-9-20, RELATING TO THE QUALIFICATIONS FOR VOTING IN PRIMARY ELECTIONS, SO AS TO INCLUDE, AS A REQUIREMENT, REGISTERING AS A MEMBER OF THE PARTY AND TO PROVIDE A PROCEDURE FOR CHANGING POLITICAL PARTY AFFILIATION OR NONAFFILIATION AFTER A SELECTION HAS BEEN MADE.
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H. 3168 -- Reps. Scarborough and Hagood: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 38-71-205 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT HEALTH INSURANCE POLICIES THAT INCLUDE PRESCRIPTION DRUG BENEFITS MUST COVER MEDICATION THAT IS NOT ON THE POLICY'S APPROVED MEDICATION LIST IF THE INSURED'S PHYSICIAN CERTIFIES THAT THE MEDICATION IS NECESSARY FOR THE TREATMENT OF THE INSURED'S SPECIFIC CONDITION AND THAT NO OTHER MEDICATION ON THE APPROVED LIST IS ACCEPTABLE FOR TREATMENT OF THE INSURED.
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H. 3169 -- Reps. Littlejohn, Vaughn, Witherspoon, Hinson, Walker and Mahaffey: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-65-100 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A STUDENT MUST BE ON SCHOOL GROUNDS DURING THE HOURS SCHOOL IS IN SESSION EACH DAY, TO PROVIDE EXCEPTIONS, AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES.
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H. 3170 -- Reps. Hinson, Young, Rice, M.A. Pitts, Barfield, Duncan, E.H. Pitts, Simrill, Mahaffey, Wilkins and Scarborough: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 56-1-146 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON WHO IS CONVICTED OF A VIOLENT CRIME MUST SURRENDER HIS DRIVER'S LICENSE OR SPECIAL IDENTIFICATION CARD TO THE COURT WHICH MUST TRANSMIT IT TO THE DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES TOGETHER WITH NOTICE OF THE CRIME, TO PROVIDE THAT THE DRIVER'S LICENSE OR SPECIAL IDENTIFICATION CARD IS CONSIDERED REVOKED AND MUST NOT BE RETURNED TO THE PERSON UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES; BY ADDING 56-1-148 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON CONVICTED OF A VIOLENT CRIME MUST HAVE A SPECIAL CODE AFFIXED TO HIS DRIVER'S LICENSE OR SPECIAL IDENTIFICATION CARD THAT IDENTIFIES THE PERSON AS HAVING BEEN CONVICTED OF A VIOLENT CRIME, TO PROVIDE A FEE TO BE CHARGED FOR AFFIXING THE CODE AND FOR ITS DISTRIBUTION, TO PROVIDE THE INTENT FOR AFFIXING THE CODE, AND TO PROVIDE A PROCESS FOR THE REMOVAL OF THE CODE; TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-80, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE CONTENTS OF A DRIVER'S LICENSE APPLICATION, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE APPLICATION MUST CONTAIN A STATEMENT TO DETERMINE WHETHER THE APPLICANT HAS BEEN CONVICTED OF A VIOLENT CRIME AND, IF SO, THE CRIME, AND MUST CONTAIN A LIST OF ALL VIOLENT CRIMES; AND TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-3350, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF A SPECIAL IDENTIFICATION CARD BY THE DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE APPLICATION FOR A SPECIAL IDENTIFICATION CARD MUST CONTAIN A STATEMENT TO DETERMINE WHETHER THE APPLICANT HAS BEEN CONVICTED OF A VIOLENT CRIME AND, IF SO, THE CRIME, AND MUST CONTAIN A LIST OF ALL VIOLENT CRIMES.
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H. 3171 -- Reps. M.A. Pitts and Toole: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO ESTABLISH A COMMITTEE TO STUDY THE FEASIBILITY OF CONSOLIDATING ALL STATE LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES INTO ONE AGENCY AND TO ISSUE A REPORT TO THE GOVERNOR, THE SENATE, AND THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES CONTAINING ITS FINDINGS AND RECOMMENDATIONS.
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H. 3172 -- Reps. Umphlett, Bailey and Mahaffey: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 58-31-115 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE NET REVENUE DERIVED FROM THE SALE OR LEASE OF REAL PROPERTY OR CERTAIN CAPITAL ASSETS OF THE STATE PUBLIC SERVICE AUTHORITY MUST BE USED BY THE AUTHORITY IN PRIORITY ORDER FOR FACILITIES MAINTENANCE, DEBT SERVICE OR RETIREMENT OF DEBT OBLIGATIONS, AND THEN RATE REDUCTIONS.
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H. 3173 -- Reps. Harrison, G.R. Smith, Rice, Hinson, Sandifer and Toole: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 58-23-110 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PROVISION AFFECTING A MOTOR CARRIER TRANSPORTATION CONTRACT THAT INDEMNIFIES, DEFENDS, OR HOLDS HARMLESS THE CONTRACT'S PROMISEE FROM OR AGAINST LIABILITY FOR LOSS OR DAMAGE RESULTING FROM THE NEGLIGENCE OR INTENTIONAL ACTS OR OMISSIONS OF THE CONTRACT'S PROMISEE, OR ANY AGENTS, EMPLOYEES, SERVANTS, OR INDEPENDENT CONTRACTORS WHO ARE DIRECTLY RESPONSIBLE TO THE CONTRACT'S PROMISEE IS UNENFORCEABLE, TO DEFINE THE TERM "MOTOR CARRIER TRANSPORTATION CONTRACT", AND TO PROVIDE THAT THIS PROVISION DOES NOT AFFECT A PROVISION, CLAUSE, COVENANT, OR AGREEMENT WHERE THE MOTOR CARRIER INDEMNIFIES OR HOLDS HARMLESS THE CONTRACT'S PROMISEE UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.
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H. 3174 -- Reps. W.D. Smith, Wilkins, G.R. Smith, Leach, Vaughn, Simrill, Sandifer, Toole, Clemmons, Merrill and Hagood: A BILL TO AMEND SECTIONS 14-7-1110, AS AMENDED, AND 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 WHEN THE OFFENSE IS A CLASS A, B, C, OR D OFFENSE, ANOTHER OFFENSE WITH A MAXIMUM PENALTY OF FIFTEEN YEARS OR MORE EXCEPT CAPITAL OFFENSES, NONCAPITAL OFFENSES, AND WHEN CHALLENGING AND STRIKING ALTERNATE JURORS; BY ADDING SECTION 14-7-1122 SO AS TO ALLOW AND PROVIDE A PROCEDURE FOR WRITTEN VOIR DIRE AND TO PROVIDE EXCEPTIONS; BY ADDING SECTION 14-7-1125 SO AS TO REQUIRE A PARTY WHICH IS A GOVERNMENT AGENCY, ENTITY, OR SUBDIVISION OF GOVERNMENT TO MAKE AVAILABLE TO THE OPPOSING PARTY CRIMINAL RECORDS, DRIVING RECORDS, OR OTHER SPECIALIZED JUROR INFORMATION IF THE GOVERNMENT OBTAINED THIS INFORMATION AT THE COMMENCEMENT OF THE JURY VENIRE QUALIFICATION.
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H. 3175 -- Reps. Davenport, Vaughn and Littlejohn: 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" PURSUANT TO 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.
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H. 3176 -- Reps. Umphlett, Vaughn, Mahaffey and M.A. Pitts: 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.
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H. 3177 -- Reps. Bingham, Toole and Govan: 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 CERTAIN STATE LAWS OR LOCAL ORDINANCES IS GUILTY OF A MISDEMEANOR, TO PROVIDE PENALTIES, AND TO DEFINE THE TERM "STATE LAW ORDINANCE WHICH APPLIES TO THE OPERATION OR USE OF THE VEHICLE OR THE REGULATION OF TRAFFIC".
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H. 3178 -- Reps. Bingham, Vaughn, Haley, Toole and Ceips: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 46 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.
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H. 3179 -- Rep. E.H. Pitts: 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.
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H. 3180 -- Reps. Haskins, Leach, Littlejohn, Rice, Hinson, Walker, Sandifer and Toole: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 20-1-15, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE PROHIBITION OF SAME SEX MARRIAGES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT SAME SEX MARRIAGES IN ANY OTHER JURISDICTION HAVE NO LEGAL FORCE OR EFFECT IN THIS STATE AND TO DEFINE MARRIAGE AS A UNION BETWEEN ONE MAN AND ONE WOMAN; AND TO ADD SECTION 20-1-17 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IT IS AGAINST PUBLIC POLICY TO EXTEND OR RECOGNIZE STATUTORY BENEFITS OF A LEGAL MARRIAGE TO NONMARITAL RELATIONSHIPS AND TO FURTHER PROVIDE THAT ANY PUBLIC ACT, RECORD, OR JUDICIAL PROCEEDING OF THIS STATE, OR A POLITICAL SUBDIVISION OF THIS STATE, THAT EXTENDS SUCH BENEFITS TO NONMARITAL RELATIONSHIPS HAS NO LEGAL FORCE OR EFFECT IN THIS STATE, TO PROVIDE EXCEPTIONS FOR BENEFITS ENJOYED BY ALL PERSONS, MARRIED OR UNMARRIED, AND FOR PRIVATE AGREEMENTS VALID UNDER THE LAWS OF THIS STATE, AND TO PROVIDE THAT BENEFITS OF A LEGAL MARRIAGE EXTENDED TO NONMARITAL RELATIONSHIPS IN ANOTHER JURISDICTION HAVE NO LEGAL FORCE OR EFFECT IN THIS STATE.
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H. 3181 -- Reps. McGee, Leach, Vaughn, Littlejohn, Hinson, Clark, Cobb-Hunter, Simrill, Toole and Brady: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 16-25-75 SO AS TO CREATE THE OFFENSE OF CRIMINAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE IN THE PRESENCE OF A CHILD AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES; AND TO AMEND SECTION 20-7-490, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE DEFINITION OF CHILD ABUSE OR NEGLECT, SO AS TO INCLUDE IN THE DEFINITION THE OFFENSE OF CRIMINAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE IN THE PRESENCE OF A CHILD.
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H. 3182 -- Reps. Taylor, Vaughn, Kirsh, Rice and M.A. Pitts: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 20-7-8920, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE UNLAWFUL PURCHASE OR POSSESSION OF BEER, ALE, WINE, MALT, OR OTHER FERMENTED BEVERAGE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IT IS UNLAWFUL FOR A PERSON UNDER THE AGE OF TWENTY-ONE TO ATTEMPT TO PURCHASE SUCH A BEVERAGE AND TO PROVIDE THAT THIS SECTION DOES NOT APPLY TO A PERSON UNDER THE AGE OF TWENTY-ONE ACTING UNDER THE DIRECT SUPERVISION OF A LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY; AND TO AMEND SECTION 20-7-8925, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE UNLAWFUL PURCHASE OR POSSESSION OF ALCOHOLIC LIQUORS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IT IS UNLAWFUL FOR A PERSON UNDER THE AGE OF TWENTY-ONE TO ATTEMPT TO PURCHASE ALCOHOLIC LIQUORS AND TO PROVIDE THAT THIS SECTION DOES NOT APPLY TO A PERSON UNDER THE AGE OF TWENTY-ONE ACTING UNDER THE DIRECT SUPERVISION OF A LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY.
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H. 3183 -- Reps. Umphlett, Littlejohn, Hinson, Mahaffey and Haley: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 12-37-225 SO AS TO EXEMPT FROM PROPERTY TAX INCREASES IN VALUE ATTRIBUTABLE TO PERIODIC REASSESSMENT OF OWNER-OCCUPIED RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY ALLOWED THE HOMESTEAD EXEMPTION FOR PERSONS OVER AGE SIXTY-FIVE YEARS OF AGE OR WHO ARE TOTALLY AND PERMANENTLY DISABLED, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE DURATION OF THIS EXEMPTION.
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H. 3184 -- Reps. Harrison, G.R. Smith, Whipper, Cato, G.M. Smith and Weeks: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 1-23-320, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO NOTICE AND HEARING IN A CONTESTED CASE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE STANDARD OF PROOF IS BY A PREPONDERANCE OF THE EVIDENCE; TO AMEND SECTIONS 1-23-380, 1-23-390, 1-23-600, ALL AS AMENDED, AND 1-23-610, ALL RELATING TO JUDICIAL REVIEW OF ADMINISTRATIVE DECISIONS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT JUDICIAL REVIEW OF AN ADMINISTRATIVE DECISION MUST BE MADE BY AN ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGE, TO PROVIDE THAT DECISION MAY BE APPEALED TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA COURT OF APPEALS, AND TO PROVIDE EXCEPTIONS; TO AMEND SECTION 1-23-650, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PROMULGATION OF RULES GOVERNING THE OPERATIONS OF THE ADMINISTRATIVE LAW COURT, SO AS TO PROVIDE RULES OF PROCEDURE FOR THE HEARING OF CONTESTING CASES OR APPEALS BY INDIVIDUAL AGENCIES ARE OF NO FORCE AND EFFECT IN PROCEEDINGS BEFORE AN ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGE; TO AMEND SECTION 14-8-200, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE JURISDICTION OF THE COURT OF APPEALS, SO AS TO ADD THAT THE COURT OF APPEALS HAS JURISDICTION OVER ANY CASE IN WHICH AN APPEAL IS TAKEN FROM A FINAL DECISION OF AN AGENCY AND A FINAL DECISION OF AN ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGE; TO AMEND SECTION 8-13-320, RELATING TO AN ORDER OF THE STATE ETHICS COMMISSION, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR APPEAL FROM A FINAL DECISION OF THE COMMISSION TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA COURT OF APPEALS AS PROVIDED IN THE SOUTH CAROLINA APPELLATE COURT RULES; TO AMEND SECTION 41-35-750, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO A DECISION OF THE EMPLOYMENT SECURITY COMMISSION, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR APPEAL WITHIN THIRTY DAYS OF A FINAL DECISION BY THE COMMISSION TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA COURT OF APPEALS AS PROVIDED IN THE SOUTH CAROLINA APPELLATE COURT RULES; TO AMEND SECTIONS 58-5-330, 58-5-340, 58-5-990, 58-9-1410, AND 58-27-2310, ALL RELATING TO AN ORDER OR DECISION BY THE PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR APPEAL FROM A FINAL DECISION OF THE COMMISSION TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA SUPREME COURT OR COURT OF APPEALS AS PROVIDED BY STATUTE OR THE SOUTH CAROLINA APPELLATE COURT RULES; TO AMEND SECTION 1-13-90, RELATING TO AN ORDER OF THE STATE HUMAN AFFAIRS COMMISSION, SECTION 8-17-340, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO A DECISION OF THE STATE EMPLOYEE GRIEVANCE COMMITTEE, SECTION 11-35-4410, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO A DECISION OF THE PROCUREMENT REVIEW PANEL, SECTION 31-21-130, RELATING TO A DECISION OF THE HUMAN AFFAIRS COMMISSION, SECTION 33-56-140, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE SECRETARY OF STATE BRINGING AN ACTION TO ENJOIN A CHARITY FROM CONTINUING A VIOLATION OF THE SOLICITATION OF CHARITABLE FUNDS ACT, SECTIONS 35-1-1310, 35-1-1320, AND 35-1-1330, ALL AS AMENDED, ALL RELATING TO AN ORDER BY THE SECURITIES COMMISSIONER, SECTION 39-37-100, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO A DECISION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, SECTION 43-25-90, RELATING TO A DECISION OF THE COMMISSION FOR THE BLIND, SECTION 45-9-75, RELATING TO A DETERMINATION BY A PANEL OF THE STATE HUMAN AFFAIRS COMMISSION, SECTION 46-3-220, RELATING TO AN ORDER OR DECISION BY THE COMMISSIONER OF AGRICULTURE, SECTION 46-9-90, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PENALTIES FOR VIOLATING A PROVISION OF THE CHAPTER ON THE STATE CROP PEST COMMISSION, SECTION 47-4-130, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PENALTIES FOR VIOLATING A PROVISION OF TITLE 47 DEALING WITH ANIMALS, LIVESTOCK, AND POULTRY, SECTIONS 47-17-50 AND 47-19-60, BOTH RELATING TO A DETERMINATION BY THE DIRECTOR OF THE LIVESTOCK-POULTRY HEALTH DEPARTMENT OF CLEMSON UNIVERSITY, SECTIONS 48-20-160, 48-20-190, BOTH AS AMENDED, AND 48-20-200, ALL RELATING TO A DECISION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL, SECTION 48-39-150, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE APPROVAL OR DENIAL OF A PERMIT BY THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL, SECTION 54-3-470, RELATING TO AN ORDER OF THE STATE PORTS AUTHORITY, SECTIONS 55-5-230, 55-5-240, 55-5-250, ALL AS AMENDED, AND 55-8-20, ALL RELATING TO AN ORDER OF THE DIVISION OF AERONAUTICS, SECTIONS 59-25-260, 59-25-830, AND 59-40-90, ALL RELATING TO DECISIONS BY THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION, SECTION 59-58-120, RELATING TO A DECISION OF THE COMMISSION ON HIGHER EDUCATION, ALL SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR JUDICIAL REVIEW OF THE ADMINISTRATIVE DECISION BY AN ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGE AND THAT DECISION APPEALED TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA COURT OF APPEALS; AND TO REPEAL SECTIONS 58-5-350, 58-5-360, 58-9-1420, 58-9-1440, 58-9-1460, 58-9-1470, 58-9-1480, AND 58-27-2330, ALL RELATING TO JUDICIAL REVIEW OF A DECISION BY THE PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION.
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H. 3185 -- Reps. Duncan, Vaughn, Taylor, Mahaffey and M.A. Pitts: 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.
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H. 3186 -- Reps. J. Brown, Whipper and Clark: 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 2005-06, A FULL-TIME SCHOOL NURSE IS REQUIRED FOR AND MUST BE ON THE PREMISES OF EACH PUBLIC SCHOOL IN THE STATE DURING REGULAR SCHOOL HOURS, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE MANNER IN WHICH FUNDING FOR THIS REQUIREMENT MUST BE PROVIDED.
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H. 3187 -- Reps. Rice, Owens, Loftis, Vaughn, G.R. Smith, Hinson and Viers: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING CHAPTER 16 TO TITLE 59 SO AS TO ESTABLISH THE SOUTH CAROLINA VIRTUAL CHARTER SCHOOL DISTRICT, PROVIDE THAT IT MUST BE GOVERNED BY A BOARD OF TRUSTEES, PROVIDE ITS POWERS AND DUTIES, PROVIDE FOR THE STUDENTS' SUPERVISION AND THE STUDENTS' DUTIES, PROVIDE FOR THE DISTRICT'S TEACHERS AND FUNDING, PROVIDE A TAX CREDIT FOR AN INDIVIDUAL OR A CORPORATION THAT MAKES A DONATION TO THE DISTRICT, PROVIDE THAT THE DISTRICT MAY NOT LEVY ADDITIONAL TAXES OR ISSUE BONDS WITHOUT THE APPROVAL OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY, AND PROVIDE THAT THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE DISTRICT MAY PROMULGATE REGULATIONS.
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H. 3188 -- Reps. Merrill, Scarborough, Kirsh and Mahaffey: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-101-287 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A MEMBER OF THE GOVERNING BOARD OF AN INSTITUTION OF HIGHER LEARNING MAY NOT SERVE ON THE BOARD FOR MORE THAN TWELVE CONSECUTIVE YEARS.
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H. 3189 -- Reps. Merrill, Brady, Scarborough, Cobb-Hunter, Whipper, Toole, Ballentine, Hagood, McLeod, R. Brown, Altman and Edge: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 14-7-1610, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE LEGISLATIVE INTENT OF ARTICLE 15, CHAPTER 7, TITLE 14, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THERE IS A NEED TO ENHANCE THE GRAND JURY SYSTEM TO IMPROVE THE ABILITY OF THE STATE TO DETECT AND INVESTIGATE VIOLATIONS WHICH RESULT IN HARM TO THE ENVIRONMENT AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL, BECAUSE OF ITS UNIQUE QUALIFICATIONS, MUST PLAY A SUBSTANTIAL ROLE IN THE INVESTIGATION OF ANY SUCH ALLEGED ENVIRONMENTAL OFFENSE; AND TO AMEND SECTION 14-7-1630, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE JURISDICTION OF THE STATE GRAND JURY, SO AS TO EXTEND THE SUBJECT MATTER JURISDICTION OF THE STATE GRAND JURY TO INCLUDE WILFUL CRIMINAL VIOLATIONS WHICH RESULT IN HARM TO THE ENVIRONMENT, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL MUST MAKE A FORMAL WRITTEN RECOMMENDATION TO THE ATTORNEY GENERAL AND THE CHIEF OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA LAW ENFORCEMENT DIVISION IN CONSIDERATION OF THE NEED TO IMPANEL A STATE GRAND JURY.
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H. 3190 -- Reps. Martin, Funderburk, Haley, Brady and Clark: 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.
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H. 3191 -- Reps. Bingham and Clark: 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 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.
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H. 3192 -- Reps. Cobb-Hunter and Mahaffey: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-43-40 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE GENERAL EDUCATIONAL DEVELOPMENT (GED) TEST BATTERY MUST BE GIVEN IN ENGLISH AND SPANISH.
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H. 3193 -- Reps. W.D. Smith, Clemmons, Barfield, Viers, Edge, Miller, Anderson and Hardwick: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-53-110 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A TECHNICAL EDUCATION INSTITUTION UNDER THE CONTROL OF THE STATE BOARD FOR TECHNICAL AND COMPREHENSIVE EDUCATION MAY CHANGE ITS NAME PURSUANT TO CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.
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H. 3194 -- Reps. Rice, E.H. Pitts and Clark: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, 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 1.5 CENTS ON EACH CIGARETTE, TO ESTABLISH THE HEALTH CARE AND PREVENTION FUND TO RECEIVE THE REVENUE OF THIS TAX AND PROVIDE FOR THE USE OF THIS FUND FOR PUBLIC HEALTH PURPOSES, DESIGNATING CERTAIN AGENCIES AND PROGRAMS AS RECIPIENTS, INCLUDING THE MEDICAID EXPANSION FUND TO RECEIVE FUNDING TO REPLACE HOSPITAL TAX, 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; AND TO REPEAL ARTICLE 11, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 12, RELATING TO THE INDIGENT HEALTH CARE TAX ON HOSPITALS.
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H. 3195 -- Reps. Merrill and Scarborough: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 58-35-115 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IN ALL COUNTIES OF THIS STATE LOCATED IN THE COASTAL ZONE, ALL ELECTRICAL UTILITY AND ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE POWER LINES CONSTRUCTED, INSTALLED, OR MODIFIED AFTER JULY 1, 2006, MUST BE LOCATED UNDERGROUND FOR HEALTH AND SAFETY REASONS.
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H. 3196 -- Reps. Whitmire, Mahaffey and Sandifer: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 33-31-708, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO AN ACTION TAKEN BY BALLOT OF A NONPROFIT CORPORATION, SO AS TO AUTHORIZE THE USE OF AN ELECTRONIC BALLOT.
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H. 3197 -- Reps. Herbkersman and Mahaffey: 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; TO REPEAL SECTIONS 40-47-70 AND 40-47-75 RELATING TO AUTHORIZATION FOR THE PRACTICE OF ACUPUNCTURE; TO AMEND TITLE 44, RELATING TO HEALTH BY ADDING CHAPTER 132 SO AS TO ESTABLISH PROCEDURES AND REQUIREMENTS FOR THE DIRECT SUBMISSION OF CLAIMS FOR ANATOMIC PATHOLOGY SERVICES; AND BY ADDING ARTICLE 10, CHAPTER 47, TITLE 40 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE REGISTERED CARDIOVASCULAR INVASIVE SPECIALISTS ACT, TO DEFINE CERTAIN TERMS, TO PROVIDE THE PROCEDURE A PERSON MUST FOLLOW TO BECOME A REGISTERED CARDIOVASCULAR INVASIVE SPECIALIST, TO PROVIDE THE SERVICES A CARDIOVASCULAR INVASIVE SPECIALIST MAY PERFORM, TO PROVIDE FOR THE DISCIPLINE OF A PERSON WHO HAS BECOME UNFIT TO PRACTICE OR WHO HAS VIOLATED THIS ARTICLE, TO PROVIDE CERTAIN THINGS THAT A CARDIOVASCULAR INVASIVE SPECIALIST MUST DO AND MAY NOT DO, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING AND REGULATION SHALL PROMULGATE REGULATIONS.
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H. 3198 -- Reps. Harrison, Wilkins, Scarborough and Umphlett: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 9, CHAPTER 21, TITLE 5 SO AS TO ENACT THE "MUNICIPAL FINANCE OVERSIGHT ACT OF 2005" TO CREATE THE MUNICIPAL FINANCE OVERSIGHT COMMISSION AND AN EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE OF THE COMMISSION, PROVIDE FOR THEIR COMPOSITION, POWERS, DUTIES, AND RESPONSIBILITIES, REQUIRE MUNICIPALITIES TO SUBMIT ANNUAL FINANCIAL REPORTS AND ANNUAL AUDITS, PROVIDE FOR SANCTIONS AGAINST MUNICIPALITIES THAT FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE COMMISSION'S PLAN FOR REFINANCING, ADJUSTING, OR COMPROMISING A DEBT, PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR AN OFFICER OR EMPLOYEE OF A MUNICIPALITY WHO FAILS TO COMPLY WITH THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 9 OF CHAPTER 21; AND TO AMEND SECTION 6-1-50, RELATING TO THE REQUIREMENT OF A FINANCIAL REPORT SUBMITTED BY COUNTIES AND MUNICIPALITIES TO THE COMPTROLLER GENERAL, SO AS TO REQUIRE THE REPORT BE SUBMITTED INSTEAD TO THE MUNICIPAL FINANCE COMMISSION AND DELETE A REFERENCE TO THE ADVISORY COMMISSION ON INTERGOVERNMENTAL RELATIONS.
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H. 3199 -- Reps. Scarborough, Hinson, Whipper, Simrill, Mahaffey, Haley and Umphlett: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 38-71-195 SO AS TO PROHIBIT AN INSURER FROM DECREASING BENEFITS OR COVERAGE UNDER AN INDIVIDUAL OR GROUP HEALTH INSURANCE POLICY DURING THE POLICY PERIOD.
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H. 3200 -- Reps. Coates and Whipper: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 38-71-297 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT AN ENTITY THAT PAYS OR REIMBURSES HEALTH BENEFITS MAY NOT DISCRIMINATE IN THE AMOUNT PAID OR REIMBURSED FOR CHIROPRACTIC SERVICES AND TO REQUIRE THAT THESE SERVICES BE PAID OR REIMBURSED AS BILLED THROUGH THE SAME PROCEDURE CODE.
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H. 3201 -- Rep. Viers: 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.
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H. 3202 -- Reps. Viers and Hardwick: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-17-160 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT ON JULY 1, 2006, THE AREA OF EACH COUNTY OF THIS STATE ALSO MUST BE CONSTITUTED AS A SCHOOL DISTRICT AND A COUNTY MAY NOT HAVE MULTIPLE SCHOOL DISTRICTS WITHIN ITS BOUNDARIES, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY BY LOCAL LAW BEFORE JULY 1, 2006, SHALL PROVIDE FOR THE GOVERNANCE, FISCAL AUTHORITY, AND ADMINISTRATIVE AND OPERATIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES FOR A COUNTYWIDE SCHOOL DISTRICT WHERE NO SUCH PROVISIONS OF LAW NOW APPLY; AND TO PROVIDE THAT ALL ACTS OR PARTS OF ACTS RELATING TO A SCHOOL DISTRICT THAT IS NOT A COUNTYWIDE SCHOOL DISTRICT REQUIRED BY SECTION 59-17-160 ARE REPEALED AS OF JULY 1, 2006.
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H. 3203 -- Reps. Martin and Whipper: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 2-7-27 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT ALL LEGISLATION CONSIDERED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY MUST BE DRAFTED SO THAT A PERSON WITH A HIGH SCHOOL EDUCATION CAN CLEARLY UNDERSTAND IT.
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H. 3204 -- Reps. W.D. Smith, Merrill, Altman, Barfield, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clemmons, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Hagood, Hamilton, Harrison, Haskins, Herbkersman, Hinson, Leach, Loftis, McGee, Owens, Rice, Scarborough, Simrill, J.R. Smith, Tripp, Vaughn, Viers, Witherspoon and Young: A BILL TO ENACT THE "SOUTH CAROLINA PUT PARENTS IN CHARGE ACT" BY ADDING CHAPTER 15 TO TITLE 12, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, SO AS TO PROVIDE CREDITS FOR CERTAIN TAXES AND LICENSE FEES FOR TUITION PAID TO PUBLIC OR INDEPENDENT SCHOOLS, TO PROVIDE CREDITS FOR CERTAIN TAXES AND LICENSE FEES FOR CONTRIBUTIONS TO SCHOLARSHIP GRANTING ORGANIZATIONS, TO PROVIDE FOR THE REGULATION, REGISTRATION, AND REPORTING OF SCHOLARSHIP GRANTING ORGANIZATIONS, AND TO PROVIDE FOR REPORTING AND ACCOUNTABILITY OF THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THIS CHAPTER.
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H. 3205 -- Reps. Leach, Sandifer, Vaughn, Taylor, Walker, Mahaffey, Cato, Young, Whitmire, Edge, Toole, Hinson, Bingham, Merrill, Umphlett, Dantzler and Stewart: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, SO AS TO ENACT THE "SOUTH CAROLINA WORKERS' COMPENSATION REFORM ACT OF 2005", BY ADDING SECTION 42-1-180 SO AS TO LIMIT THE DISABILITY RATING ESTABLISHED BY THE SOUTH CAROLINA WORKERS' COMPENSATION COMMISSION TO A MAXIMUM OF ONE HUNDRED FIFTY PERCENT OF THE AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION GUIDELINES FOR IMPAIRMENT; BY ADDING SECTION 42-1-190 SO AS TO ELIMINATE ANY COMPENSATION, LOST WAGES OR MEDICAL, PAYABLE TO THE INJURED WORKER WHEN ALCOHOL OR OTHER ILLEGAL SUBSTANCES ARE FOUND TO BE PRESENT IN THE PERSON'S BODY; BY ADDING SECTION 42-1-200 SO AS TO ELIMINATE COMPENSATION, LOST WAGES OR MEDICAL, PAYABLE TO THE INJURED WORKER WHEN THE ACCIDENT WAS INTENTIONAL, OR WHEN THE INJURED FAILED TO FOLLOW COMPANY, STATE OR FEDERAL POLICIES, RULES, AND REGULATIONS; BY ADDING SECTION 42-1-210 SO AS TO ELIMINATE ANY COMPENSATION, LOST WAGES OR MEDICAL, PAYABLE TO ANY INJURED WORKER WHEN THE INJURED WORKER IS AN ILLEGAL ALIEN AND HAS GAINED EMPLOYMENT THROUGH FRAUDULENT MEANS OR METHODS, OR BOTH; BY ADDING SECTION 42-1-378 SO AS TO ELIMINATE CONCURRENT JURISDICTION BETWEEN THE SOUTH CAROLINA WORKERS' COMPENSATION ACT AND THE FEDERAL EMPLOYERS' LIABILITY ACT, THE LONGSHORE AND HARBOR WORKERS' COMPENSATION ACT, OR ANY OF ITS EXTENSIONS, AND THE JONES ACT; BY ADDING SECTION 42-9-95 SO AS TO NOT PAY LOST WAGE COMPENSATION TO AN INJURED WORKER DURING ALL PERIODS OF TIME WHILE THE INJURED WORKER IS INCARCERATED; TO AMEND SECTION 42-1-80, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE DEFINITION OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA WORKERS' COMPENSATION COMMISSION, SO AS TO CHANGE THE DEFINITION TO DEFINE "DIVISION" AS THE "SOUTH CAROLINA WORKERS' COMPENSATION DIVISION" AND DEFINE "DEPARTMENT" AS THE "SOUTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF INSURANCE"; TO AMEND CHAPTER 3, TITLE 42, RELATING TO THE INDUSTRIAL COMMISSION, SO AS TO CHANGE THE NAME TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA WORKERS' COMPENSATION DIVISION OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF INSURANCE AND TO MAKE CORRESPONDING CHANGES IN OTHER PROVISIONS NECESSARY TO BE CONSISTENT WITH THIS CHANGE; TO AMEND CHAPTER 5, TITLE 42, RELATING TO INSURANCE AND SELF-INSURANCE UNDER THE PROVISIONS OF TITLE 42, SO AS TO MAKE CHANGES IN PROVISIONS CONSISTENT WITH THE TRANSFER OF POWERS, DUTIES, AND RESPONSIBILITIES FROM THE WORKERS' COMPENSATION COMMISSION TO THE WORKERS' COMPENSATION DIVISION; TO AMEND SECTION 42-7-80, RELATING TO THE PAYMENT OF AWARDS BY THE WORKERS' COMPENSATION COMMISSION, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT AWARDS MUST INSTEAD BE AWARDED BY AN ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGE; TO AMEND SECTION 42-7-200, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE WORKERS' COMPENSATION UNINSURED EMPLOYER'S FUND, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT AN ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGE INSTEAD OF WORKERS' COMPENSATION COMMISSION SHALL DETERMINE IF AN EMPLOYEE IS SUBJECT TO THE PROVISIONS OF TITLE 42; TO AMEND SECTION 42-7-310, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE SECOND INJURY FUND, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE WORKERS' COMPENSATION COMMISSION ARE DIVIDED BETWEEN THE WORKERS' COMPENSATION DIVISION AND THE ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGE DIVISION; TO AMEND SECTION 42-9-30, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE AMOUNT OF COMPENSATION AND PERIOD OF DISABILITY FOR CERTAIN INJURIES, SO AS TO ELIMINATE THE PRESUMPTION OF TOTAL DISABILITY IN CASES WHERE THERE IS FIFTY PERCENT OR MORE LOSS OF USE OF THE BACK; TO AMEND SECTION 42-9-90, RELATING TO THE INCREASE IN COMPENSATION WHEN AN INSTALLMENT PAYMENT IS NOT PAID, SO AS TO MAKE CORRESPONDING CHANGES TO CONFORM TO THE TRANSFER OF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE WORKERS' COMPENSATION COMMISSION TO THE WORKERS' COMPENSATION DIVISION AND THE ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGE DIVISION; TO AMEND SECTION 42-9-140, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PAYMENT OF COMMUTED AMOUNTS TO A DECEASED EMPLOYEE WHEN THE EMPLOYEE LEAVES NO DEPENDENTS OR PARTIAL DEPENDENTS, SO AS TO MAKE CORRESPONDING CHANGES TO CONFORM TO THE TRANSFER OF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE WORKERS' COMPENSATION COMMISSION TO THE WORKERS' COMPENSATION DIVISION AND THE ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGE DIVISION; TO AMEND SECTION 42-9-190, RELATING TO THE REQUIREMENT THAT AN INJURED EMPLOYEE WHO REFUSES SUITABLE EMPLOYMENT IS NOT ENTITLED TO COMPENSATION, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT AN ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGE SHALL APPROVE THE EMPLOYMENT INSTEAD OF THE WORKERS' COMPENSATION COMMISSION; TO AMEND SECTION 42-9-210, RELATING TO A DEDUCTION BY AN EMPLOYER OF PAYMENTS WHICH ARE NOT DUE AND PAYABLE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT AN ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGE INSTEAD OF THE WORKERS' COMPENSATION COMMISSION APPROVE THE DEDUCTIONS; TO AMEND SECTION 42-9-230, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE DATE ON WHICH COMPENSATION PAYABLE UNDER THE AGREEMENT BECOMES DUE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT AN ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGE INSTEAD OF THE WORKERS' COMPENSATION COMMISSION DETERMINES WHEN INSTALLMENTS ARE MADE; TO AMEND SECTION 42-9-240, RELATING TO THE DATE ON WHICH COMPENSATION PAYABLE UNDER AN AWARD BECOMES DUE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT AN ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGE DETERMINE THE DATE INSTEAD OF THE WORKERS' COMPENSATION COMMISSION; TO AMEND SECTION 42-9-250, RELATING TO THE PAYMENT OF COMPENSATION MONTHLY OR QUARTERLY INSTEAD OF WEEKLY, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT AN ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGE MAKE THAT DETERMINATION INSTEAD OF THE WORKERS' COMPENSATION COMMISSION; TO AMEND SECTION 42-9-260, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE NOTICE REQUIRED WHEN DISABILITY PAYMENTS BEGIN, SO AS TO MAKE CORRESPONDING CHANGES TO CONFORM TO THE TRANSFER OF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE WORKERS' COMPENSATION COMMISSION TO THE WORKERS' COMPENSATION DIVISION AND THE ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGE DIVISION; TO AMEND SECTION 42-9-270, RELATING TO NOTICE OF FINAL PAYMENT OF COMPENSATION BY THE EMPLOYER, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE NOTICE BE SENT TO THE WORKERS' COMPENSATION DIVISION INSTEAD OF THE WORKERS' COMPENSATION COMMISSION; TO AMEND SECTION 42-9-301, RELATING TO LUMP-SUM PAYMENTS BY EMPLOYERS, SO AS TO MAKE CORRESPONDING CHANGES TO CONFORM TO THE TRANSFER OF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE WORKERS' COMPENSATION COMMISSION TO THE WORKERS' COMPENSATION DIVISION AND THE ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGE DIVISION; TO AMEND SECTION 42-9-310, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO A LUMP-SUM PAYMENT ADMINISTERED BY A TRUSTEE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THIS MUST BE DETERMINED BY AN ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGE INSTEAD OF THE WORKERS' COMPENSATION COMMISSION; TO AMEND SECTION 42-9-340, RELATING TO THE EFFECT OF PAYMENT OF A DEATH BENEFIT BY AN EMPLOYER IN GOOD FAITH TO CERTAIN DEPENDENTS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE WORKERS' COMPENSATION DIVISION INSTEAD OF THE WORKERS' COMPENSATION COMMISSION SHALL DECIDE BETWEEN DEPENDENTS WHEN THE EMPLOYER IS IN DOUBT AS TO THE RIGHTS OF THE CLAIMANTS; TO AMEND SECTION 42-9-360, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO ASSIGNMENTS OF COMPENSATION AND EXEMPTIONS FROM CLAIMS OF CREDITORS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT PAYMENT TO AN AUTHORIZED HEALTH CARE PROVIDER FOR SERVICES MUST BE MADE DURING A CERTAIN TIME UNLESS THE WORKERS' COMPENSATION DIVISION INSTEAD OF THE WORKERS' COMPENSATION COMMISSION HAS RECEIVED A REQUEST TO REVIEW THE MEDICAL BILL; TO AMEND SECTION 42-9-390, RELATING TO VOLUNTARY PAYMENT BETWEEN AN EMPLOYER AND AN EMPLOYEE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT MUST BE APPROVED BY THE WORKERS' COMPENSATION DIVISION INSTEAD OF A MEMBER OF THE WORKERS' COMPENSATION COMMISSION; TO AMEND SECTION 42-9-400, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE MANNER IN WHICH AN EMPLOYER OR INSURANCE CARRIER IS REIMBURSED FROM THE SECOND INJURY FUND, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DIRECTOR OF THE INDUSTRIAL COMMISSION INSTEAD OF A MAJORITY OF THE COMMISSION MAY ENTER INTO COMPROMISE SETTLEMENTS; TO AMEND SECTION 42-9-440, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO REPORTING FALSE STATEMENTS AND MISREPRESENTATIONS TO THE INSURANCE FRAUD DIVISION OF THE OFFICE OF ATTORNEY GENERAL, SO AS TO REQUIRE THE WORKERS' COMPENSATION DIVISION AND ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGE DIVISION TO MAKE THE REPORT; TO AMEND SECTION 42-11-80, RELATING TO WILFUL MISREPRESENTATION BY AN EMPLOYEE THAT HE HAS NOT PREVIOUSLY SUFFERED FROM THE DISEASE WHICH IS THE CAUSE OF A DISABILITY OR DEATH, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE WAIVER WHICH THIS EMPLOYEE MAY EXECUTE MUST BE APPROVED BY THE WORKERS' COMPENSATION COMMISSION; TO AMEND SECTION 42-11-100, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE AMOUNT OF COMPENSATION PAYABLE FOR A DISABILITY FROM AN OCCUPATIONAL DISEASE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT NO COMPENSATION MAY BE PAID FOR THE TIME THE EMPLOYEE REFUSES TO ACCEPT SUITABLE EMPLOYMENT WHEN ORDERED BY AN ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGE INSTEAD OF THE WORKERS' COMPENSATION COMMISSION; TO AMEND SECTION 42-11-120, RELATING TO THE PROCEDURE FOR DETERMINING CLAIMS, SO AS TO DELETE PROVISIONS REGARDING A MEDICAL QUESTION BEING REFERRED BY THE WORKERS' COMPENSATION COMMISSION TO THE MEDICAL BOARD; TO AMEND SECTION 42-13-50, RELATING TO THE APPORTIONMENT OF LIABILITY FOR COMPENSATION TO AN EMPLOYEE EXPOSED TO IONIZING RADIATION, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT AN APPEAL OF AN AWARD IS TO AN ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGE INSTEAD OF THE INDUSTRIAL COMMISSION AND PROVIDE THAT THE METHOD OF APPORTIONMENT MUST BE MADE BY AN ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGE INSTEAD OF THE WORKERS' COMPENSATION COMMISSION; TO AMEND SECTION 42-13-80, RELATING TO THE AUTHORITY OF THE INDUSTRIAL COMMISSION TO DETERMINE THE MEDICAL SERVICES FOR AN IONIZING RADIATION INJURY OR DISABILITY, SO AS TO TRANSFER THE AUTHORITY TO AN ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGE; TO AMEND SECTION 42-13-90, RELATING TO AN EMPLOYEE'S RIGHT TO VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION WHO HAS BEEN INJURED BY RADIATION EXPOSURE, SO AS TO TRANSFER CERTAIN RESPONSIBILITIES TO THE ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGE DIVISION FROM THE INDUSTRIAL COMMISSION; TO AMEND SECTION 42-13-100, RELATING TO CERTAIN SETTLEMENT BEING INVALID UNLESS APPROVED BY THE INDUSTRIAL COMMISSION, SO AS TO TRANSFER THIS AUTHORITY TO THE ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGE DIVISION; TO AMEND SECTION 42-13-110, RELATING TO CERTAIN POWERS OF THE WORKERS' COMPENSATION COMMISSION, SO AS TO TRANSFER THESE POWERS TO THE WORKERS' COMPENSATION DIVISION; TO AMEND CHAPTER 15, TITLE 42, RELATING TO THE NOTICE OF AN ACCIDENT FILED BY AN EMPLOYEE, WHERE THE CLAIM MUST BE FILED AND THE FURNISHING OF MEDICAL TREATMENT AND SUPPLIES TO THE EMPLOYEE, SO AS TO TRANSFER CERTAIN RESPONSIBILITIES TO THE ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGE DIVISION FROM THE WORKERS' COMPENSATION COMMISSION; TO AMEND CHAPTER 17, TITLE 42, RELATING TO THE AWARDING OF COMPENSATION TO AN INJURED EMPLOYEE, SO AS TO MAKE CORRESPONDING CHANGES TO CONFORM TO THE TRANSFER OF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE WORKERS' COMPENSATION COMMISSION TO THE WORKERS' COMPENSATION DIVISION AND THE ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGE DIVISION; TO AMEND CHAPTER 19, TITLE 42, RELATING TO THE REQUIREMENT THAT EMPLOYERS SHALL KEEP RECORDS AND MAKE REPORTS REGARDING INJURIES RECEIVED BY EMPLOYEES IN THE COURSE OF THEIR EMPLOYMENT, SO AS TO TRANSFER CERTAIN RESPONSIBILITIES TO THE WORKERS' COMPENSATION DIVISION FROM THE WORKERS' COMPENSATION COMMISSION; AND TO REPEAL SECTION 42-1-90 RELATING TO THE DEFINITION OF "COMMISSION" UNDER THE PROVISIONS OF TITLE 42 AND SECTIONS 42-11-130 THROUGH 42-11-190 RELATING TO THE MEDICAL BOARD EMPLOYED TO DETERMINE CONTROVERSIAL MEDICAL QUESTIONS IN WORKERS' COMPENSATION CASES.
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H. 3206 -- Rep. J.H. Neal: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 40-22-20, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS PERTAINING TO ENGINEERS AND LAND SURVEYORS, SO AS TO DELETE THE DEFINITION OF "ASSOCIATE PROFESSIONAL ENGINEER", DEFINE "NCEES EXAMINATION", AND AMEND THE DEFINITION OF "PROFESSIONAL ENGINEER"; AND TO AMEND SECTION 40-22-220, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS TO OBTAIN A LICENSE AS AN ENGINEER, SO AS TO REQUIRE THAT A PROFESSIONAL ENGINEER BE CERTIFIED AS AN ENGINEER-IN-TRAINING BEFORE BEING LICENSED, MAKE OTHER CHANGES TO THE REQUIREMENTS, AND PROVIDE THAT AN APPLICANT WILL RECEIVE HIS PROFESSIONAL ENGINEER LICENSE TO PRACTICE UPON PASSING THE NCEES EXAMINATION, PRINCIPLES, AND PRACTICE.
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H. 3207 -- Reps. W.D. Smith, Walker, Simrill and Mahaffey: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 1-7-310, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE TERM OF OFFICE FOR SOLICITORS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A SOLICITOR'S TERM OF OFFICE BEGINS AT NOON ON THE FIRST WEDNESDAY FOLLOWING THE SECOND TUESDAY IN JANUARY FOLLOWING HIS ELECTION AND ENDS AT NOON ON THE FIRST WEDNESDAY FOLLOWING THE SECOND TUESDAY IN JANUARY FOUR YEARS LATER.
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H. 3208 -- Rep. Martin: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 8-11-940, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PERFORMANCE PAY INCREASES FOR STATE EMPLOYEES, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR A MINIMUM INCREASE OF THREE PERCENT, BEGINNING IN FISCAL YEAR 2005-2006, FOR AN EMPLOYEE WHO MEETS OR EXCEEDS PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS, TO PROVIDE THAT A STATE AGENCY MAY FUND A NONRECURRING BONUS UP TO TWO PERCENT FOR AN EMPLOYEE WHO EXCEEDS PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS, AND TO PROVIDE FOR ADJUSTMENT OF THE THREE PERCENT INCREASE TO REFLECT FUNDING BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY.
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H. 3209 -- Reps. Merrill, Rice, Vaughn, Scarborough, Hinson, Kirsh, Simrill and Toole: A JOINT RESOLUTION PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO SECTION 26, ARTICLE V OF THE CONSTITUTION OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1895, RELATING TO MAGISTRATES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE GOVERNOR, WITH THE ADVICE AND CONSENT OF THE SENATE AND THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, RATHER THAN JUST THE SENATE, SHALL APPOINT MAGISTRATES FOR EACH COUNTY.
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H. 3210 -- Reps. Merrill, Vaughn, Hinson, Whipper, Mahaffey and Toole: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-111-25 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON WHO SERVES ACTIVE DUTY IN THE MILITARY IS ELIGIBLE TO RECEIVE A STATE SCHOLARSHIP UNTIL THE AGE OF THIRTY PURSUANT TO CERTAIN CONDITIONS AND TO DEFINE STATE SCHOLARSHIP.
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H. 3211 -- Reps. Merrill, Vaughn, E.H. Pitts, Scarborough, Cobb-Hunter, Whipper, Toole, M.A. Pitts and Brady: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO CREATE A SOUTH CAROLINA CONSOLIDATED PROCUREMENT CODE STUDY COMMITTEE TO STUDY THE SYSTEM OF PROCUREMENT IN THIS STATE AND TO RECOMMEND CHANGES, IF APPROPRIATE.
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H. 3212 -- Rep. Davenport: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 40-11-410, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO LICENSE CLASSIFICATIONS AND SUBCLASSIFICATIONS FOR CONTRACTORS, SO AS TO SPECIFY THAT THE "GENERAL CONTRACTORS-BUILDING" CLASSIFICATION DOES NOT INCLUDE ANY WORK DONE UNDER THE SUBCLASSIFICATION OF GLASS AND GLAZING.
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H. 3213 -- Reps. Davenport, Vaughn, Toole, Tripp, Vick, Simrill, Bingham, J.R. Smith, Rice, Talley, G. Brown, Barfield, Owens, M.A. Pitts, G.R. Smith, Hamilton, White, Clark, Walker, Pinson, Loftis, Leach, McGee, W.D. Smith, Viers, Cato, Perry, Delleney, Altman, Cooper, Haskins, Huggins, Littlejohn, Hiott, Mahaffey, Wilkins, Merrill, D.C. Smith, Herbkersman, Bailey, Ceips, J. Brown, G.M. Smith, Weeks, Coates, F.N. Smith, E.H. Pitts, Thompson, Young, Duncan, Hagood and Chellis: 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. 3214 -- Reps. Davenport, Rice, Hinson, G.R. Smith, Toole and Clark: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING CHAPTER 64, 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.
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H. 3215 -- Reps. Merrill, Scarborough and Hinson: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 58-1-70 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A UTILITY COMPANY OPERATING IN THIS STATE INCLUDING ELECTRIC COOPERATIVES AND THE PUBLIC SERVICE AUTHORITY MAY NOT SUPERSEDE OR VIOLATE MUNICIPAL OR COUNTY ZONING LAWS.
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H. 3216 -- Reps. Merrill, Vaughn, G.R. Smith, E.H. Pitts, Scarborough, Hinson, Kirsh, Whipper, Mahaffey, Talley, M.A. Pitts and Hagood: 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.
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H. 3217 -- Reps. Merrill, Vaughn, G.R. Smith, E.H. Pitts, Kirsh, Whipper, Mahaffey, Toole, Talley, M.A. Pitts, Haskins and Leach: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 2-17-56 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. 3218 -- Reps. Davenport, Rice and G.R. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 8, 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 THE GOVERNOR, AND TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THE POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE AUDIT DIRECTOR, INCLUDING CONDUCTING AUDITS, PREVENTING WASTE, AND PROMOTING ACCOUNTABILITY.
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H. 3219 -- Reps. Davenport and Rice: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAW OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING 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, INCLUDING THE MANAGEMENT AND ADMINISTRATION OF ALL INFORMATION TECHNOLOGIES ASSOCIATED WITH THESE AGENCIES AND THE APPROVAL OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGIES EXPENDITURES.
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H. 3220 -- Rep. Rice: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 28, TITLE 12, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 4 IMPOSING A PETROLEUM FRANCHISE FEE EQUAL TO FIVE PERCENT OF THE AVERAGE PRICE OF EACH GALLON OF MOTOR FUEL, NOT TO EXCEED SEVEN CENTS A GALLON, TO PROVIDE FOR AN ANNUAL ADJUSTMENT IN THE SEVEN CENTS A GALLON MAXIMUM FEE TO REFLECT CHANGES IN THE CONSUMER PRICE INDEX, AND TO REQUIRE THE FEE REVENUES TO BE CREDITED TO THE STATE HIGHWAY FUND AND USED FOR THE PURPOSES FOR WHICH THAT FUND IS ESTABLISHED.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3221 -- Reps. Clemmons, Rice, Simrill, Mahaffey, Wilkins, Harrell, Harrison, Cato, J. Brown, Townsend, Edge, Merrill, Chellis, Ott, R. Brown, Mack, Barfield, Witherspoon, Duncan, M.A. Pitts, Owens, Chalk, Bailey, Ceips, Haley, Viers, Hardwick and Toole: A BILL TO AMEND ARTICLE 5, CHAPTER 6, TITLE 44 OF THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA RETIREES AND INDIVIDUALS POOLING TOGETHER FOR SAVINGS ACT (SCRIPTS), SO AS TO CHANGE THE NAME OF THIS ACT TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA RETIREES AND INDIVIDUALS POOLING TOGETHER FOR SAVINGS-SILVERXCARD ACT AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE SCRIPTS-SILVERXCARD PROGRAM MUST COORDINATE WITH MEDICARE PART D TO PROVIDE TO LOW INCOME SENIOR RESIDENTS ASSISTANCE WITH THE COST OF PRESCRIPTION DRUGS, TO REQUIRE THAT A PARTICIPANT BE ENROLLED IN A MEDICARE PART D DRUG PLAN, TO CLARIFY OTHER ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA, TO SPECIFY THAT AN ENROLLEE IS ENTITLED TO BENEFITS WHEN THE ENROLLEE'S ANNUAL OUT-OF-POCKET DRUG EXPENSES REACH THE POINT THAT STANDARD MEDICARE PART D BENEFITS ARE NO LONGER AVAILABLE AND THAT BENEFITS TERMINATE WHEN THE PARTICIPANT'S ANNUAL OUT-OF-POCKET EXPENSES REACH THE POINT THAT CATASTROPHIC MEDICARE PART D BENEFITS ARE AVAILABLE, AND TO PROVIDE THAT IF REVENUE IS GENERATED FOR THE PROGRAM FROM OTHER SOURCES, THIS ADDITIONAL REVENUE MUST BE USED TO FUND PROGRAM BENEFITS AND MAKE PAYMENTS, AS MAY BE REQUIRED, UNDER THE FEDERAL MEDICARE PRESCRIPTION DRUG, IMPROVEMENT AND MODERNIZATION ACT OF 2003; AND TO REPEAL CHAPTER 130, TITLE 44, RELATING TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA SENIORS' PRESCRIPTION DRUG PROGRAM ACT.
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H. 3222 -- Reps. Leach, Hinson, Cobb-Hunter, E.H. Pitts, Ceips and Mahaffey: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 20-7-1695, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PERSONS FROM WHOM CONSENT OR RELINQUISHMENT FOR ADOPTION IS REQUIRED, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT CONSENT OR RELINQUISHMENT IS NOT REQUIRED IF THE CHILD WHO IS THE SUBJECT OF THE ADOPTION PROCEEDING WAS CONCEIVED AS A RESULT OF CRIMINAL SEXUAL CONDUCT OR INCEST; AND TO AMEND SECTION 20-7-1572, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO GROUNDS FOR TERMINATION OF PARENTAL RIGHTS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IT IS A GROUND FOR TERMINATION OF PARENTAL RIGHTS IF THE CHILD WAS CONCEIVED AS A RESULT OF CRIMINAL SEXUAL CONDUCT OR INCEST.
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H. 3223 -- Reps. Cobb-Hunter, Funderburk and Haskins: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 41-35-125 SO AS TO ALLOW BENEFITS FOR INDIVIDUALS UNEMPLOYED AS A DIRECT RESULT OF DOMESTIC ABUSE AND TO AMEND SECTION 41-35-130, RELATING TO UNEMPLOYMENT PAYMENTS NOT CHARGEABLE TO A FORMER EMPLOYER, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT BENEFITS PAID IN CONNECTION WITH A DOMESTIC ABUSE-RELATED JOB LOSS MUST NOT BE CHARGED TO THE ACCOUNT OF AN INDIVIDUAL EMPLOYER.
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H. 3224 -- Rep. Miller: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 62-5-504, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO HEALTH CARE POWERS OF ATTORNEY AND RELATED DEFINITIONS, SO AS TO PROVIDE AN ALTERNATIVE METHOD OF EXECUTING A HEALTH CARE POWER OF ATTORNEY AND PROVIDE THE REQUIREMENTS AND FORMALITIES FOR THIS ALTERNATIVE METHOD, AND TO PROVIDE OTHER HEALTH CARE ISSUES THAT MAY BE ACTED ON BY THE HEALTH CARE AGENT NAMED IN A HEALTH CARE POWER OF ATTORNEY EXECUTED PURSUANT TO THIS ALTERNATIVE METHOD.
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H. 3225 -- Reps. E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Clemmons, Duncan, Anthony, Cobb-Hunter, Mahaffey, Haley, Loftis, Huggins, Tripp, J.R. Smith, Vaughn, G.R. Smith, Haskins, Cato, Clark, J. Brown, Owens and Rice: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 3, ACADEMIC PROGRESS TEST, TO CHAPTER 30, TITLE 59 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION OF A COMPUTER-ADMINISTERED TESTING PROGRAM WITH AN ADAPTIVE COMPONENT IN GRADES THREE THROUGH EIGHT TO MEASURE ACADEMIC PROGRESS AND PROVIDE DATA FOR INSTRUCTIONAL IMPROVEMENT; BY DESIGNATING SECTIONS 59-30-10 THROUGH 59-30-110 AS ARTICLE 1, GENERAL PROVISIONS; AND TO AMEND SECTION 59-18-1595, RELATING TO REALLOCATION OF TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE FUNDING AND THE PALMETTO ACHIEVEMENT CHALLENGE TEST, AND SECTION 59-28-200, RELATING TO THE DEVELOPMENT OF INFORMATIONAL MATERIALS AND THE PALMETTO ACHIEVEMENT CHALLENGE TEST, SO AS TO CONFORM BOTH SECTIONS TO THE ACADEMIC PROGRESS TEST.
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H. 3226 -- Reps. Clemmons, Mahaffey and Umphlett: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 40-43-86, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO VARIOUS REQUIREMENTS PERTAINING TO PHARMACIES, INCLUDING THE TRANSFER OF ORIGINAL PRESCRIPTION INFORMATION BETWEEN PHARMACIES IN THIS STATE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT ALL REMAINING REFILLS, RATHER THAN ONLY ONE REFILL, MAY BE TRANSFERRED TO AND DISPENSED BY THE RECEIVING PHARMACY, TO DELETE THE REFERENCE TO IN-STATE PHARMACIES, AND TO DELETE A PROVISION CONTAINING PROCEDURES FOR DISPENSING RESTRICTED DRUGS.
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H. 3227 -- Reps. Littlejohn, Mahaffey, Clark, Townsend, Miller, Anthony, Pinson, Umphlett, J. Brown, Bailey, Bowers and Whipper: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 10 OF TITLE 4, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 7 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.
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H. 3228 -- Reps. Leach and Huggins: 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.
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H. 3229 -- Reps. Wilkins, W.D. Smith, Merrill and Tripp: A HOUSE RESOLUTION REQUESTING THE CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES TO ABOLISH THE DEATH TAX IMMEDIATELY AND PERMANENTLY.
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H. 3230 -- Rep. Harvin: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE PROFOUND SORROW OF THE MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES ON THE DEATH OF HOYT E. KIRVEN, JR. OF SUMMERTON AND TO EXTEND THEIR DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO HIS FAMILY AND MANY FRIENDS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3231 -- Rep. Allen: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE MR. BOBBY D. BURCH OF GREENVILLE COUNTY FOR HIS TRIUMPH OVER ADVERSITY, TO COMMEND HIM FOR THE COUNTLESS WAYS THAT HE HAS IMPROVED HIS COMMUNITY, AND TO WISH HIM MUCH SUCCESS AND HAPPINESS IN HIS FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3232 -- Rep. Harvin: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE PROFOUND SORROW OF THE MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES UPON THE DEATH OF CHIEF JUDGE BEN GEER ALDERMAN, JR., SUMMARY COURT OF CLARENDON COUNTY, AND TO EXTEND THE DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO HIS FAMILY AND MANY FRIENDS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3233 -- Rep. G.M. Smith: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND CONGRATULATE BOBBY MATTHEWS OF SUMTER FOR HIS FIFTY YEARS OF EDUCATING, COACHING, MENTORING, AND LEADING STUDENTS AS CHAIRMAN OF THE SUMTER SCHOOL DISTRICT 17 BOARD OF TRUSTEES, AND TO WISH HIM GOOD HEALTH AND HAPPINESS UPON HIS RETIREMENT.
Introduced and Adopted
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H. 3234 -- Reps. Harrell, Wilkins, Harvin, Walker, J.E. Smith, Altman, Tripp, Bowers and Bailey: A BILL TO AMEND ARTICLE 7, CHAPTER 11 OF TITLE 55, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO STATE FUNDING OF AIR CARRIER HUB TERMINAL FACILITIES, SO AS TO INCLUDE A FACILITY THAT OPERATES TWO OR MORE SPECIAL, STATE-TAXED PLANES FOR THE TRANSPORT OF SPECIAL CARGO, TO INCLUDE AN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT PROJECT THAT IS FUNCTIONALLY RELATED TO AIR CARRIER HUB TERMINAL FACILITIES SATISFYING THE CRITERIA, TO PROVIDE FOR APPROVAL OF THE ISSUANCE OF BONDS FOR AN INFRASTRUCTURE IN CONNECTION WITH AN AIR CARRIER HUB FACILITY BY THE JOINT BOND REVIEW COMMITTEE AND THE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD AFTER THE REQUEST IS PRESENTED BY THE SECRETARY OF COMMERCE WITH CERTIFICATION OF CERTAIN INFORMATION, TO PLEDGE THE FULL FAITH, CREDIT, AND TAXING POWER OF THE STATE AND ENSURE SUFFICIENT ALLOCATION OF TAX REVENUES FOR PAYMENT ON THE BONDS, TO MAKE TECHNICAL CHANGES; AND TO AMEND SECTION 11-41-30, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS FOR PURPOSES OF THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT BOND ACT, SO AS TO INCLUDE AS INFRASTRUCTURE BUILDINGS ON ALL QUALIFYING AIR CARRIER HUB TERMINAL FACILITIES.
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H. 3235 -- Reps. Witherspoon, R. Brown, Clark, Bowers and Mahaffey: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 49-23-70, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DROUGHT RESPONSE AND CURTAILMENT OF NONESSENTIAL WATER USE DURING SEVERE OR EXTREME DROUGHT, SO AS TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THOSE PURPOSES INCLUDING AGRICULTURAL OPERATIONS FOR FOOD PRODUCTION THAT ARE CONSIDERED AN ESSENTIAL WATER USE AND ARE EXEMPT FROM THIS MANDATORY CURTAILMENT OF NONESSENTIAL WATER USES, TO PROVIDE FOR CERTAIN PRIORITIES IN THE ESSENTIAL AND NONESSENTIAL WATER USE CATEGORIES, AND TO AUTHORIZE THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE TO SPECIFIC OTHER TERMS NECESSARY TO IMPLEMENT THIS SECTION.
Introduced and Committed
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Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 3236 -- Rep. Witherspoon: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 39-25-30, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PROHIBITED ACTS IN REGARD TO ADULTERATED OR MISBRANDED FOOD AND COSMETICS, SO AS TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THESE PROHIBITED ACTS; TO ADD SECTION 39-25-115 SO AS TO AUTHORIZE THE COMMISSIONER OF AGRICULTURE BY EMERGENCY REGULATION TO TAKE CERTAIN ACTIONS REGARDING MICROORGANISM FOOD CONTAMINATION; TO AMEND SECTION 39-25-190, RELATING TO THE AUTHORITY OF THE COMMISSIONER TO ENTER AND INSPECT A PREMISES IN REGARD TO ADULTERATED FOOD, SO AS TO AUTHORIZE THE DEPARTMENT TO CONDUCT THE ANALYTICAL WORK NECESSARY FOR THE PROPER ENFORCEMENT OF THESE PROVISIONS, INCLUDING THE PERFORMING OF LABORATORY SERVICES AND COLLECTING REASONABLE FEES FOR THESE SERVICES; TO ADD SECTION 39-25-210 SO AS TO REQUIRE THAT PERSONS SUBJECT TO INSPECTION UNDER ADULTERATED FOOD LAWS SHALL NOT BE PERMITTED TO ENGAGE IN THE MANUFACTURING, PROCESSING, WAREHOUSING, OR PACKING OF FOOD WITHOUT FIRST OBTAINING A PERMIT FROM THE DEPARTMENT, TO AUTHORIZE THE DEPARTMENT TO ESTABLISH FEES FOR THESE PERMITS AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS; TO ADD SECTION 39-25-220 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT MAY EMPLOY ALL HELP NECESSARY TO CARRY OUT AND ENFORCE THE PROVISIONS OF ADULTERATED FOOD LAWS AND MAY DESIGNATE ANY EMPLOYEE OF THE DEPARTMENT TO PERFORM ANY DUTIES NECESSARY TO CARRY OUT THESE PROVISIONS; AND TO ADD SECTION 39-25-230 SO AS TO AUTHORIZE THE COMMISSIONER TO PROMULGATE REGULATIONS SETTING STANDARDS FOR THE LABELING AND CERTIFICATION OF FOOD PRODUCTS USING THE "SOUTH CAROLINA QUALITY" LABEL.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3237 -- Rep. Witherspoon: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-4020, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO EXEMPTIONS OF CERTAIN VEHICLES FROM SIZE, WEIGHT, AND LOAD LIMITS, SO AS TO INCLUDE PEANUT WAGONS WITHIN THE EXEMPTION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3238 -- Reps. Witherspoon and Haskins: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 3, TITLE 46, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE ORGANIZATION, DUTIES, AND PROCEDURES OF THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE AND THE COMMISSIONER OF AGRICULTURE, SO AS TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THEIR ORGANIZATION, DUTIES, AND PROCEDURES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3239 -- Rep. Witherspoon: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-3-9600, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO "NO MORE HOMELESS PETS" LICENSE PLATES, THE FEES FOR THESE LICENSE PLATES, AND THE SPECIAL FUND TO SUPPORT LOCAL ANIMAL SPAYING AND NEUTERING PROGRAMS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE RATHER THAN THE STATE VETERINARIAN IS AUTHORIZED TO DESIGNATE THE USES OF MONIES IN THE SPECIAL FUND AND TO RECEIVE SPECIAL FUND MONIES FOR ADMINISTERING THE PROGRAM.
Introduced and Committed
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H. 3240 -- Rep. Witherspoon: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 46-40-90, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO ASSESSMENTS AND USE OF MONIES IN THE GRAIN DEALERS GUARANTY FUND, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT WHEN ALL MONIES RECEIVED FROM THE INSURANCE RESERVE FUND AND THE STATE GENERAL FUND BY THE GRAIN DEALERS GUARANTY FUND HAVE BEEN REPAID, THE RATE OF ASSESSMENT SHALL DROP FROM TWO CENTS A BUSHEL TO ONE CENT A BUSHEL, AND TO CREATE A COMMITTEE TO STUDY THE GRAIN DEALERS AND GRAIN PRODUCERS GUARANTY FUNDS.
Introduced and Committed
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Ratified

H. 3241 -- Rep. Witherspoon: A BILL TO AMEND ARTICLE 3, CHAPTER 39, TITLE 39 OF THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE LABELING AND MARKETING OF EGGS, SO AS TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THE REGULATION AND PROVISIONS OF LAW GOVERNING THE LABELING AND MARKETING OF EGGS, AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR CERTAIN VIOLATIONS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3242 -- Reps. J.R. Smith, D.C. Smith, G.R. Smith and Stewart: A HOUSE RESOLUTION EXPRESSING THE GRATITUDE AND APPRECIATION OF THE MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO LARRY "DAVID" CUNNINGHAM, CHIEF OF THE BATH FIRE DEPARTMENT, IN AIKEN COUNTY, FOR HIS EXEMPLARY PUBLIC SERVICE TO CITIZENS OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, AND EXTENDING VERY BEST WISHES FOR A LONG AND HAPPY RETIREMENT.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3243 -- Rep. Talley: A BILL TO ENACT THE "YOUTH ACCESS TO TOBACCO PREVENTION ACT OF 2005" 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 ALSO APPLIES TO THE DISTRIBUTION OR PURCHASE FOR 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 OVER TWENTY-SEVEN 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 PRESENT 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 THAT IT IS UNLAWFUL FOR AN INDIVIDUAL UNDER THE AGE OF EIGHTEEN TO POSSESS A TOBACCO PRODUCT, 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; AND TO REVISE THE DEFINITION OF THE TERM "PROOF OF AGE".
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended

H. 3244 -- Rep. Talley: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 2-1-230 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT AN AGENCY REQUIRED BY LAW TO REPORT TO THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY SHALL PREPARE ITS REPORT AND TRANSMIT ITS REPORT TO THE OFFICE OF LEGISLATIVE PRINTING, INFORMATION AND TECHNOLOGY SYSTEMS (LPITS) AND TO THE STATE LIBRARY AND LPITS SHALL NOTIFY THE MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY THAT THE REPORT IS AVAILABLE.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 3245 -- Reps. Talley and Clark: 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
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3246 -- Reps. Duncan, Taylor and M.A. Pitts: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 50-11-870, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO BIRD SANCTUARIES, SO AS TO DECLARE AS A BIRD SANCTUARY THE GROUNDS OF THE PRESBYTERIAN HOME OF SOUTH CAROLINA LOCATED ON HIGHWAY 56 IN THE TOWN OF CLINTON IN LAURENS COUNTY.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Ratified

H. 3247 -- Rep. Cooper: 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

H. 3248 -- Reps. Rice, Edge, Witherspoon and Hagood: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-1-421 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE EDUCATION OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE SHALL CONDUCT A STUDY REGARDING SCHOOL SCHEDULING IN RELATION TO THE PALMETTO ACHIEVEMENT CHALLENGE TEST AND REPORT TO THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY ITS RECOMMENDATION FOR A UNIFORM STATEWIDE SCHOOL CALENDAR PURSUANT TO CERTAIN CONDITIONS.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3249 -- Reps. White, Walker, Davenport and Mahaffey: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 37, TITLE 40, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE LICENSURE AND REGULATION OF OPTOMETRISTS, SO AS TO CONFORM THIS CHAPTER TO THE STATUTORY AND ADMINISTRATIVE ORGANIZATIONAL FRAMEWORK ESTABLISHED FOR PROFESSIONAL AND OCCUPATIONAL BOARDS IN CHAPTER 1, TITLE 40, UNDER THE ADMINISTRATION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING AND REGULATION; AND TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THE LICENSURE AND REGULATION OF OPTOMETRISTS, AND AMONG OTHER THINGS, TO PROVIDE THAT A BACHELOR OF ARTS OR BACHELOR OF SCIENCE DEGREE IS REQUIRED FOR LICENSURE, TO ESTABLISH LICENSURE BY ENDORSEMENT, TO PROVIDE THAT BY SEPTEMBER 30, 2008, ALL LICENSED OPTOMETRISTS MUST BE LICENSED AS THERAPEUTICALLY-CERTIFIED OPTOMETRISTS, AND TO PROVIDE TRANSITION PROVISIONS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading

H. 3250 -- Reps. White, Weeks, Hamilton, Leach, Walker, Davenport, Mahaffey, Young and Allen: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING CHAPTER 25 TO TITLE 37 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR LIMITATIONS ON THE DISPENSING OF AN OPHTHALMIC CONTACT LENS OR LENSES WITHOUT A VALID UNEXPIRED PRESCRIPTION FROM A LICENSED DISPENSER, TO PROVIDE MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS FOR THE ISSUANCE OF A PRESCRIPTION, TO PROVIDE FOR A TWELVE MONTH LIMIT ON A PRESCRIPTION FOR CONTACT LENS WITHOUT POWER, AND TO PROVIDE FOR A CIVIL PENALTY FOR A VIOLATION AND ENFORCEMENT BY THE DEPARTMENT OF CONSUMER AFFAIRS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Amended
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Message to Senate
Message from Senate
Ratified
Veto Message
Veto Overridden

H. 3251 -- Rep. Norman: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR TO THE PLAYERS, COACHES, STAFF, AND OTHER SCHOOL OFFICIALS OF THE ROCK HILL HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL TEAM AT A DATE AND TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER TO CONGRATULATE THEM ON THEIR OUTSTANDING 2004 STATE AAAA BIG 16 FOOTBALL TITLE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3252 -- Rep. Norman: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE THE ROCK HILL HIGH SCHOOL BEARCATS OF YORK COUNTY ON THEIR 2004 STATE AAAA BIG 16 FOOTBALL TITLE, AND TO HONOR THE OUTSTANDING PLAYERS AND COACH JIM RINGER ON THEIR IMPRESSIVE SEASON.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3253 -- Reps. Wilkins, Agnew, Allen, Altman, Anderson, Anthony, Bailey, Bales, Ballentine, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clark, Clemmons, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Emory, Frye, Funderburk, Govan, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hiott, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kennedy, Kirsh, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Norman, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rhoad, Rice, Rivers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Simrill, Sinclair, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Townsend, Tripp, Umphlett, Vaughn, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Witherspoon and Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO HONOR AND RECOGNIZE HARVARD UNIVERSITY PROFESSOR MICHAEL E. PORTER FOR HIS OUTSTANDING EFFORTS IN ASSISTING AND PROMOTING THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND COMPETITIVENESS OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3254 -- Reps. Howard, Mahaffey, Dantzler and Scarborough: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 11, CHAPTER 47, TITLE 40 SO AS TO ENACT THE "REGISTERED SURGICAL TECHNOLOGIST AND LICENSED SURGICAL ASSISTANT PRACTICE ACT" TO REQUIRE PERSONS TO BE CERTIFIED NATIONALLY AND REGISTERED UNDER THIS ARTICLE TO PERFORM DUTIES AND PROVIDE SERVICES AS A SURGICAL TECHNOLOGIST AND TO REQUIRE PERSONS TO BE CERTIFIED NATIONALLY AND LICENSED UNDER THIS ARTICLE TO PERFORM DUTIES AND PROVIDE SERVICES AS A SURGICAL ASSISTANT; TO ESTABLISH THE ADVISORY COMMITTEE FOR SURGICAL TECHNOLOGISTS AND SURGICAL ASSISTANTS UNDER THE BOARD OF MEDICAL EXAMINERS AND TO PROVIDE FOR ITS POWERS AND DUTIES; AND TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THE REGULATION OF SURGICAL TECHNOLOGISTS AND SURGICAL ASSISTANTS.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3255 -- Rep. Kirsh: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 2-7-74 SO AS TO PROHIBIT "PASS THROUGH" APPROPRIATIONS IN AN ACT OR JOINT RESOLUTION APPROPRIATING FUNDS TO A STATE AGENCY AND TO PROHIBIT THE AWARD OF A GRANT OF STATE APPROPRIATED FUNDS BY A STATE AGENCY EXCEPT AS PROVIDED IN AN ACT OR A JOINT RESOLUTION APPROPRIATING THE GRANT FUNDS OR PURSUANT TO A GRANTS PROGRAM PROVIDED IN THE GENERAL AND PERMANENT LAW OF THIS STATE AND TO REQUIRE AN AGENCY HEAD TO CERTIFY COMPLIANCE WITH THIS REQUIREMENT.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3256 -- Rep. Kirsh: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 44-53-375, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE POSSESSION, DISTRIBUTION, MANUFACTURE, AND TRAFFICKING OF ICE, CRANK, AND CRACK COCAINE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON MAY BE CHARGED WITH MANSLAUGHTER IF THE DISTRIBUTION OR TRAFFICKING IN THE DRUG CAUSES THE DEATH OF THE USER AND TO PROVIDE FOR AN INCREASE IN THE SENTENCE IF A PERSON UNDER THE AGE OF EIGHTEEN IS ENDANGERED OR A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER IS INJURED BY ONE OF THE HAZARDS RELATED TO THE MANUFACTURE OF THE DRUG.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3257 -- Rep. Kirsh: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 30-15-15 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON RETIRED OR DISCHARGED FROM THE ARMED SERVICES OF THE UNITED STATES WHO HAS FILED HIS RELEASE OR DISCHARGE CERTIFICATE NOW KNOWN AS DD FORM 214 WITH THE CLERK OF COURT OF ANY COUNTY OF THIS STATE FOR SAFEKEEPING OR OTHER PURPOSES MAY INVALIDATE THIS FILING AND REMOVE IT FROM THE PUBLIC RECORDS PURSUANT TO SPECIFIED PROCEDURES.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 3258 -- Rep. Kirsh: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 16-23-440, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DISCHARGING A FIREARM AT OR INTO A DWELLING, A STRUCTURE, AN ENCLOSURE, AND A VEHICLE OR EQUIPMENT, SO AS TO ADD THAT IT IS UNLAWFUL FOR A PERSON TO DISCHARGE A FIREARM AT OR INTO THE PREMISES OR PROPERTY OWNED BY A PRIVATE OR PUBLIC SCHOOL AND TO PROVIDE A PENALTY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3259 -- Rep. Kirsh: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 16-3-750 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON CONVICTED OF A CRIMINAL SEXUAL CONDUCT OFFENSE DOES NOT HAVE CUSTODY RIGHTS OF OR RIGHTS OF INHERITANCE FROM A CHILD BORN AS RESULT OF THE OFFENSE; TO AMEND SECTION 16-9-340, RELATING TO INTIMIDATION OF COURT OFFICIALS, JURORS, OR WITNESSES, SO AS TO ADD THAT IT IS UNLAWFUL FOR A DEFENDANT IN A CRIMINAL PROCEEDING TO THREATEN A WITNESS WITH THE ASSERTION OR DENIAL OF PARENTAL RIGHTS; AND TO AMEND SECTION 20-7-1695, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PERSONS FROM WHOM CONSENT OR RELINQUISHMENT FOR ADOPTION IS REQUIRED, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT CONSENT OR RELINQUISHMENT IS NOT REQUIRED IF THE CHILD WHO IS THE SUBJECT OF THE ADOPTION PROCEEDING WAS CONCEIVED AS A RESULT OF CRIMINAL SEXUAL CONDUCT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3260 -- Rep. 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 AGGRAVATING CIRCUMSTANCE WHICH MAY BE CONSIDERED IN THE DETERMINATION OF WHETHER THE DEATH PENALTY MAY BE IMPOSED, A MURDER OF A PERSON'S SPOUSE WHILE THE PERSON IS SUBJECT TO A VALID ORDER OF PROTECTION, THE PERSON IS VIOLATING A CONDITION OF BOND, OR THE PERSON IS VIOLATING A RESTRAINING ORDER AND THE MURDER OF A PERSON'S SPOUSE IF THE PERSON HAS A PRIOR CONVICTION FOR CRIMINAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE INVOLVING THE SAME VICTIM.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3261 -- Rep. W.D. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 14-7-140, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE USE OF THE COMPUTER BY A COUNTY FOR DRAWING AND SUMMONING JURORS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT PHYSICAL PRESENCE OF JURY COMMISSIONERS IS NOT REQUIRED, THE DRAWING AND SUMMONING MUST TAKE PLACE PUBLICLY IN THE OFFICE OF THE CLERK OF COURT, AND THE SUPREME COURT SHALL DIRECT BY ORDER APPROPRIATE PROCEDURES REQUIRED TO IMPLEMENT THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3262 -- Rep. J.E. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 50-5-135 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IT IS UNLAWFUL TO EXPORT FOR COMMERCIAL PURPOSES LIVE SEA OR FRESHWATER TURTLES WHICH ARE CAUGHT OR CAPTURED IN THE WILD IN THIS STATE AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3263 -- Reps. J.E. Smith, Hayes and Jennings: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 7-13-870 SO AS TO REQUIRE AN EMPLOYER TO GIVE AN EMPLOYEE REASONABLE TIME OFF FROM WORK TO VOTE IN ELECTIONS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3264 -- Reps. Townsend, Wilkins, W.D. Smith, Miller, Harrell, Harrison, Cato, J. Brown, Witherspoon, Chellis, Cooper, Martin, J.R. Smith, Thompson, White, Vaughn, Scarborough, Leach, Bailey, Viers, Hagood, Walker, Hardwick, Hamilton, Mahaffey, Limehouse and Altman: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 12-37-223 SO AS TO ELIMINATE INCREASES IN FAIR MARKET VALUE OF OWNER OCCUPIED RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY ATTRIBUTABLE TO QUADRENNIAL REASSESSMENT IN THE COUNTY, AND PROVIDE THE PERIOD FOR WHICH THIS EXEMPTION APPLIES; AND TO REPEAL SECTION 12-37-223A, RELATING TO A COUNTY OPTION PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTION.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Amended
Proposed Amendment
Proposed Amendment
Request for Debate

H. 3265 -- Reps. Bingham, Viers, Ballentine and Haley: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO AMEND RULES 4.2, 4.4, 5.1, 5.3, AND 9.2 OF THE RULES OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, RELATING TO COMMITTEES, BILLS, RESOLUTIONS, AND REPORTS AND AMENDMENTS, SO AS TO ESTABLISH A NEW STANDING COMMITTEE STYLED THE COMMITTEE ON APPROPRIATIONS CONSISTING OF TWENTY-FIVE MEMBERS WHICH SHALL HAVE SUBJECT MATTER JURISDICTION OVER ALL BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS APPROPRIATING REVENUES, TO PROVIDE REVISED LIMITS ON COMMITTEE SERVICE AND MAKE CONFORMING AMENDMENTS, TO MAKE THESE AMENDMENTS EFFECTIVE AFTER SINE DIE ADJOURNMENT OF THE FIRST SESSION OF THE 116TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY, TO DIRECT THE SPEAKER TO MAKE REVISED COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENTS, AND TO DIRECT THE SPEAKER TO CAUSE TO BE INTRODUCED IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES A BILL CONFORMING THE LAWS OF THIS STATE TO THE AMENDED RULES.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3266 -- Reps. Scott, Agnew, Allen, Altman, Anderson, Anthony, Bailey, Bales, Ballentine, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clark, Clemmons, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Emory, Frye, Funderburk, Govan, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hiott, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kennedy, Kirsh, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Norman, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rhoad, Rice, Rivers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Simrill, Sinclair, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Townsend, Tripp, Umphlett, Vaughn, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Wilkins, Witherspoon and Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE GRATITUDE AND APPRECIATION OF THE MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO MR. MARSHALL CARITHERS FOR HIS EXEMPLARY SERVICE TO THE MILITARY, THE CITIZENS OF ANDERSON COUNTY, AND THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3267 -- Rep. W.D. Smith: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO PROVIDE THAT THE STAFF SERVING THE MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES IS NOT REQUIRED TO WORK ON GOOD FRIDAY, MARCH 25, 2005.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3268 -- Rep. Davenport: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO AMEND RULE 4.3 OF THE RULES OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, RELATING TO THE JURISDICTION OF COMMITTEES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE WAYS AND MEANS COMMITTEE HAS JURISDICTION OVER THAT PORTION OF A REGULATION CONTAINING THE ESTABLISHMENT OR REVISION OF A FEE AND THAT THE REGULATION SIMULTANEOUSLY MUST BE REFERRED TO THE WAYS AND MEANS COMMITTEE AND TO THE COMMITTEE HAVING JURISDICTION OVER THE SUBJECT MATTER OF THE REGULATION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3269 -- Reps. Ceips, Agnew, Allen, Altman, Anderson, Anthony, Bailey, Bales, Ballentine, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Chalk, Chellis, Clark, Clemmons, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Emory, Frye, Funderburk, Govan, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hiott, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kennedy, Kirsh, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Norman, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rhoad, Rice, Rivers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Simrill, Sinclair, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Townsend, Tripp, Umphlett, Vaughn, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Wilkins, Witherspoon and Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO PROCLAIM JULY 2005 "BEAUFORT WATER FESTIVAL MONTH" IN SOUTH CAROLINA IN RECOGNITION OF THE BEAUFORT WATER FESTIVAL'S HISTORIC FIFTIETH ANNIVERSARY.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3270 -- Rep. Ceips: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND BEAUFORT COUNTY AND THE BEAUFORT COUNTY COUNCIL FOR BECOMING THE FIRST LOCAL JURISDICTION TO PARTNER WITH THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, THROUGH THE DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY, IN PURCHASING A RESTRICTIVE EASEMENT TO PREVENT ENCROACHMENT UPON THE MARINE CORPS AIR STATION IN BEAUFORT AND ENCOURAGE OTHER LOCAL GOVERNMENTS ACROSS SOUTH CAROLINA AND THE NATION TO FOLLOW THIS PATRIOTIC EXAMPLE.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3271 -- Reps. Cotty, Clemmons, Wilkins and Harrison: A BILL TO RATIFY 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 REGULATE THEIR SALE IN CONTAINERS OF SUCH SIZE AS THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY CONSIDERS APPROPRIATE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3272 -- Reps. Brady, Ballentine, Whipper, Ceips, Herbkersman, Hagood, Scarborough and Limehouse: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 1-1-648 SO AS TO DESIGNATE "BOHICKET" THE OFFICIAL STATE SOIL.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3273 -- Reps. Clemmons, Agnew, Anderson, Ballentine, Brady, Funderburk, Haley, Hardwick, Hiott, Jefferson, Norman and Vick: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 2-17-10, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS CONCERNING LOBBYISTS AND LOBBYING AND CAMPAIGN PRACTICES, SO AS TO ADD THE DEFINITION OF "FRESHMAN LEGISLATORS" AND TO REVISE THE DEFINITION OF "LEGISLATIVE CAUCUS" TO INCLUDE A CAUCUS BASED ON A MEMBERSHIP OF FRESHMAN MEMBERS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3274 -- Rep. Altman: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 20-7-2220, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO APPEALS AND THE EFFECT OF PENDENCY OF AN APPEAL IN CERTAIN FAMILY COURT MATTERS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT NO TEN DAY AUTOMATIC STAY APPLIES IN SUCH CASES.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Point of Order

H. 3275 -- Reps. Duncan and M.A. Pitts: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 50-9-1215 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT ANY PERSON WHO IS CONVICTED OF OR PLEADS GUILTY OR NOLO CONTENDERE TO A CRIMINAL OFFENSE RESULTING FROM THE SHOOTING OF ANY BOVINE OR EQUINE ANIMAL SHALL ALSO HAVE HIS HUNTING PRIVILEGES SUSPENDED FOR A PERIOD OF TWO YEARS, AND TO PROVIDE THAT BEFORE THE SUSPENSION PERIOD MAY BE LIFTED, THE OFFENDER SUCCESSFULLY SHALL COMPLETE A HUNTER EDUCATION CLASS OR COURSE APPROVED BY THE DEPARTMENT EDUCATING THE OFFENDER ON THE PROPER USE OF WEAPONS, GAME IDENTIFICATION, AND SAFETY.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading

H. 3276 -- Reps. Wilkins, W.D. Smith, Merrill and Tripp: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND THE CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES FOR MAKING OUR NATION'S DEFENSE ITS FIRST PRIORITY IN 2002, 2003, AND 2004 AND REQUEST THE CONGRESS TO CONTINUE THIS IMPORTANT TRADITION BY PASSING AND ENACTING THE DEFENSE APPROPRIATIONS LEGISLATION BEFORE ALL OTHER SPENDING BILLS IN 2005 AND IN FUTURE YEARS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Adopted

H. 3277 -- Rep. Sandifer: A HOUSE RESOLUTION EXPRESSING THE SINCERE APPRECIATION OF THE MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE WASHINGTON STATE UTILITIES AND TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION FOR THEIR ASSISTANCE TO THE PEOPLE AND UTILITIES OF SOUTH CAROLINA AND GRACIOUS HOSPITALITY TO THE STATE REGULATION OF PUBLIC UTILITY REVIEW COMMITTEE, OFFICE OF REGULATORY STAFF SUBCOMMITTEE CHAIRMAN BILL SANDIFER, AND HIS STAFF.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3278 -- Reps. Wilkins, W.D. Smith, Merrill, Tripp and Viers: A HOUSE RESOLUTION REQUESTING THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES TO SUPPORT AND QUICKLY CONFIRM ALL FUTURE NOMINEES OF PRESIDENT GEORGE W. BUSH TO THE UNITED STATES SUPREME COURT.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Adopted

H. 3279 -- Reps. Wilkins, W.D. Smith and Tripp: A HOUSE RESOLUTION REQUESTING THE CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES TO SUPPORT AND ENACT MEANINGFUL MEDICAL MALPRACTICE REFORM.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Recommitted
Debate Adjourned

H. 3280 -- Reps. Wilkins, Agnew, Allen, Altman, Anderson, Anthony, Bailey, Bales, Ballentine, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clark, Clemmons, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Emory, Frye, Funderburk, Govan, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hiott, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kennedy, Kirsh, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Norman, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rhoad, Rice, Rivers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Simrill, Sinclair, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Townsend, Tripp, Umphlett, Vaughn, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Witherspoon and Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND GRACE WILLIS OF GREENVILLE COUNTY ON THE OCCASION OF HER ONE-HUNDRED AND FIFTH BIRTHDAY.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3281 -- Reps. Wilkins, W.D. Smith, Merrill and Tripp: A HOUSE RESOLUTION REQUESTING THE CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES TO ENACT NO INCREASES IN PAYROLL TAXES, NO CUTS TO SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS, AND OPTIONAL SOCIAL SECURITY PERSONAL RETIREMENT ACCOUNTS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Adopted

H. 3282 -- Reps. Wilkins, Agnew, Allen, Altman, Anderson, Anthony, Bailey, Bales, Ballentine, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clark, Clemmons, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Emory, Frye, Funderburk, Govan, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hiott, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kennedy, Kirsh, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Norman, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rhoad, Rice, Rivers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Simrill, Sinclair, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Townsend, Tripp, Umphlett, Vaughn, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Witherspoon and Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO APPLAUD THE NEWLY FORMED SOUTH CAROLINA JUMP$TART COALITION FOR PERSONAL FINANCIAL LITERACY AND RECOGNIZE APRIL 11-15, 2005, AS "SOUTH CAROLINA FINANCIAL LITERACY WEEK".
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3283 -- Reps. Wilkins, Agnew, Allen, Altman, Anderson, Anthony, Bailey, Bales, Ballentine, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clark, Clemmons, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Emory, Frye, Funderburk, Govan, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hiott, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kennedy, Kirsh, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Norman, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rhoad, Rice, Rivers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Simrill, Sinclair, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Townsend, Tripp, Umphlett, Vaughn, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Witherspoon and Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO APPLAUD THE DENTAL CARE PROVIDERS AND AUXILIARIES IN SOUTH CAROLINA WHO PROVIDE FREE DENTISTRY TO THE NEEDIEST CHILDREN IN THE STATE ON THE FIRST FRIDAY OF FEBRUARY EACH YEAR AND TO RECOGNIZE FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 2005, AS "SOUTH CAROLINA GIVE KIDS A SMILE DAY".
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3284 -- Reps. Sandifer, Leach, Cato and Young: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 42-7-315 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE ORDERLY DISSOLUTION OF THE SECOND INJURY FUND AND TO PROVIDE FOR SUBSEQUENT ACTIONS TO BE TAKEN BY THE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD RELATING TO THE WINDING DOWN OF OPERATIONS OF THE FUND.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3285 -- Reps. Wilkins, Clemmons, Harrison and Loftis: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 1-23-610, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO JUDICIAL REVIEW OF DECISIONS BY AN ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A FINAL DECISION BY AN ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGE INVOLVING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL MAY BE APPEALED AS A MATTER OF RIGHT TO THE COURT OF APPEALS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Point of Order

H. 3286 -- Reps. Scarborough and Altman: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 58-12-15 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT BEGINNING JULY 1, 2005, THE RATES AND OTHER CONSUMER CHARGES OF CABLE TELEVISION COMPANIES OPERATING IN SOUTH CAROLINA SHALL BE APPROVED BY THE PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3287 -- Reps. Wilkins, Kirsh, Edge, Rice, Davenport, Barfield, Taylor, Young, Clyburn and Clark: A BILL TO ENACT THE "MEDICAID ACCOUNTABILITY AND IMPROVEMENT ACT" BY AMENDING SECTION 44-6-80, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES ANNUAL REPORT, SO AS TO FURTHER SPECIFY THE CONTENTS OF THIS REPORT, ESPECIALLY WITH REGARD TO THE MEDICAID PROGRAM, AND TO REQUIRE THIS REPORT TO BE SUBMITTED TO CERTAIN COMMITTEES OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY; TO ADD SECTION 44-6-110 SO AS TO SPECIFY MEDICAID ELIGIBILITY DETERMINATION CRITERIA THAT THE DEPARTMENT MUST DEVELOP AND TO FURTHER PROVIDE CERTAIN PROCEDURES FOR ADMINISTRATION OF THE MEDICAID PROGRAM; TO ADD SECTION 38-71-270 SO AS TO REQUIRE HEALTH INSURERS TO PROVIDE IDENTIFYING INFORMATION ON ITS INSUREDS SO THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES CAN DETERMINE IF MEDICAID RECIPIENTS HAVE OTHER HEALTH COVERAGE; TO ADD ARTICLES 8 AND 9, CHAPTER 6, TITLE 44 SO AS TO PROVIDE PROCEDURES FOR MEDICAID UTILIZATION CONTROL AND CARE MANAGEMENT, INCLUDING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE PHARMACY AND THERAPEUTICS COMMITTEE TO MAKE RECOMMENDATIONS, AMONG OTHER THINGS, TO THE DEPARTMENTCONCERNING MEDICATIONS TO BE ON A PREFERRED DRUG LIST AND TO PROVIDE FOR MEDICAID FRAUD AND ABUSE CONTROLS, INCLUDING CONTRACTING WITH THE ATTORNEY GENERAL'S OFFICE FOR ASSISTANCE WITH INVESTIGATIONS, MONITORING BENEFIT USE, AND CONDUCTING AUDITS AND INVESTIGATIONS OF MEDICAID PROVIDERS; TO AMEND SECTION 43-3-65, RELATING TO COUNTIES PROVIDING OFFICE SPACE AND CERTAIN SERVICES FOR COUNTY DEPARTMENTS OF SOCIAL SERVICES, SO AS TO ALSO REQUIRE COUNTIES TO PROVIDE SUCH ASSISTANCE TO THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES; AND TO REPEAL JOINT RESOLUTION 370 OF 2002, RELATING TO ANNUAL NURSING HOME FRANCHISE FEES.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3288 -- Reps. Sandifer and Leach: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 42-1-210 SO AS TO ELIMINATE ANY COMPENSATION, LOST WAGES OR MEDICAL, PAYABLE TO ANY INJURED WORKER WHEN THE INJURED WORKER IS AN ILLEGAL ALIEN AND HAS GAINED EMPLOYMENT THROUGH FRAUDULENT MEANS OR METHODS, OR BOTH.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3289 -- Rep. Walker: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-63-550 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR OPEN ENROLLMENT FOR STUDENTS WITHOUT CHARGING TUITION EXCEPT IN CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF OPEN ENROLLMENT POLICIES AND PROCEDURES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3290 -- Reps. Walker and Clark: 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 2006 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. 3291 -- Rules Committee: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO AMEND RULE 1.6 OF THE RULES OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, RELATING TO VOTING BY THE SPEAKER, SO AS TO ALLOW THE SPEAKER, IN HIS DISCRETION, TO ADDRESS THE BODY CONCERNING MATTERS OF IMPORTANCE TO THE HOUSE; TO AMEND RULE 4.2, RELATING TO THE APPOINTMENT OF MEMBERS BY THE SPEAKER TO STANDING COMMITTEES, WITH CERTAIN EXCEPTIONS, SO AS TO DELETE THE REQUIREMENT THAT A VACANCY EXIST ON A COMMITTEE BEFORE THE SPEAKER MAY CHANGE A MEMBER'S COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENT AND PROVIDE THAT AFTER A COMMITTEE HAS BEEN APPOINTED, NO ADDITION TO IT OR CHANGE MAY BE MADE, EXCEPT TO FILL A VACANCY OR TO REMOVE RATHER THAN EXCUSE A MEMBER FOR CONDUCT UNBECOMING A MEMBER; AND TO AMEND RULE 6.1, RELATING TO THE TIME FOR MEETING OF THE HOUSE, SO AS TO CLARIFY THAT A PERFUNCTORY SESSION IS NOT CONSIDERED A STATEWIDE DAY FOR PURPOSES OF CALCULATING THE PROVISION OF RULES 5.10 AND 9.1.
Introduced and Adopted
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Proposed Amendment
Proposed Amendment

H. 3292 -- Rep. Wilkins: 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 26, 2005, IN THE CHAMBER OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3293 -- Rep. Leach: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO INVITE THE NATIONAL COMMANDER OF THE AMERICAN LEGION, THE HONORABLE THOMAS CADMUS, TO ADDRESS THE SOUTH CAROLINA GENERAL ASSEMBLY IN JOINT SESSION IN THE CHAMBER OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES AT 12:30 P.M. ON TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2005.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3294 -- Reps. Kennedy and Harvin: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE SINCERE SORROW OF THE MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA GENERAL ASSEMBLY UPON THE DEATH OF VERETTA JOHNSON SABB, PHD. OF GREELEYVILLE ON NOVEMBER 25, 2004, AND TO CONVEY THEIR DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO HER FAMILY AND MANY FRIENDS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3295 -- Reps. Taylor, Duncan and M.A. Pitts: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION NAME THE WALKWAY THAT EXTENDS FROM THE E. B. MORSE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL CAMPUS TO THE JOE R. ADAIR OUTDOOR EDUCATION CENTER THE "JOE R. ADAIR MEMORIAL WALKWAY" AND TO ERECT APPROPRIATE MARKERS OR SIGNS AT THIS WALKWAY CONTAINING THE WORDS "JOE R. ADAIR MEMORIAL WALKWAY".
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3296 -- Reps. Harrell, Wilkins, Leach, Lucas, Bales, G.R. Smith, J.R. Smith, Vaughn, Battle, Cobb-Hunter, Neilson, Clark, Skelton, Kirsh, Moody-Lawrence, Rice, Harrison, Haley, Harvin, Young, Cotty, Mack, J.E. Smith, Taylor, Clemmons, Tripp, Chalk, Breeland, Limehouse, Altman, Bailey, Ballentine, Barfield, Bingham, Ceips, Chellis, Dantzler, Delleney, Duncan, Frye, Hagood, Hardwick, Herbkersman, Hinson, Huggins, Jennings, Littlejohn, Martin, McGee, Norman, Ott, Perry, E.H. Pitts, Scarborough, Sinclair, D.C. Smith, Stewart, Toole, Townsend, Umphlett, Walker, Witherspoon, Brady, Mahaffey and R. Brown: AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 12-28-1555, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE PROHIBITION AGAINST THE USE OF DYED MOTOR VEHICLE FUELS UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES, AND PENALTIES ASSOCIATED WITH VIOLATIONS OF THIS SECTION, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT ALL FINES IMPOSED PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION MUST BE PLACED IN THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION STATE NON-FEDERAL AID HIGHWAY FUND; TO AMEND SECTION 12-28-2355, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO BOTH THE INSPECTION FEE AND THE ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT FEE CHARGED ON PETROLEUM PRODUCTS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT AFTER JUNE 30, 2005, TEN PERCENT OF THE INSPECTION FEE MUST BE TRANSMITTED TO THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE FOR CERTAIN PURPOSES AND THE REMAINDER OF THE FEE MUST BE PLACED IN THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION STATE NON-FEDERAL AID HIGHWAY FUND; TO AMEND SECTION 12-28-2910, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE FUNDING AND FUNCTIONS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA COORDINATING COUNCIL FOR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT ITS FUNDING PROVIDED FROM A PORTION OF THE GASOLINE USER FEE SHALL BE ELIMINATED OVER A THREE-YEAR PERIOD AND CREDITED TO THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION STATE NON-FEDERAL AID HIGHWAY FUND; TO ADD SECTION 12-28-2915 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PORTION OF THE TAXES ASSESSED AGAINST ELECTRIC POWER MUST BE PLACED IN THE ACCOUNT FOR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND A PORTION MUST BE CREDITED TO THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION FOR CERTAIN PURPOSES; TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-50, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF A BEGINNERS PERMIT, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE FEES COLLECTED FROM THE ISSUANCE OF A BEGINNERS PERMIT MUST BE TRANSFERRED FROM THE GENERAL FUND OF THE STATE TO THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION STATE NON-FEDERAL AID HIGHWAY FUND OVER A THREE-YEAR PERIOD; TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-140, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF A DRIVER'S LICENSE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE FEES COLLECTED PURSUANT TO THE ISSUANCE OF A DRIVER'S LICENSE MUST BE TRANSFERRED FROM THE GENERAL FUND OF THE STATE TO THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION STATE NON-FEDERAL AID HIGHWAY FUND OVER A THREE-YEAR PERIOD; TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-200, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO OBTAINING A DUPLICATE OF A LOST OR DESTROYED DRIVER'S LICENSE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE FEES COLLECTED PURSUANT TO THE ISSUANCE OF A DUPLICATE DRIVER'S LICENSE MUST BE TRANSFERRED FROM THE GENERAL FUND OF THE STATE TO THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION STATE NON-FEDERAL AID HIGHWAY FUND OVER A THREE-YEAR PERIOD; TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-390, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE FEE CHARGED FOR THE REINSTATEMENT OF A DRIVER'S LICENSE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE PORTION OF THESE FEES THAT IS PLACED IN THE GENERAL FUND OF THE STATE MUST BE TRANSFERRED FROM THE GENERAL FUND OF THE STATE TO THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION STATE NON-FEDERAL AID HIGHWAY FUND OVER A THREE-YEAR PERIOD; TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-740, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE SUSPENSION OF A DRIVER'S LICENSE AND THE ISSUANCE OF A SPECIAL RESTRICTED DRIVER'S LICENSE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE PORTION OF THE FEES COLLECTED FROM THE ISSUANCE OF SPECIAL RESTRICTED DRIVER'S LICENSES THAT IS PLACED IN THE GENERAL FUND OF THE STATE MUST BE TRANSFERRED FROM THE GENERAL FUND OF THE STATE TO THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION STATE NON-FEDERAL AID HIGHWAY FUND OVER A THREE-YEAR PERIOD; TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-2090, RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF A COMMERCIAL DRIVER LICENSE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE FEES COLLECTED FROM THE ISSUANCE OF COMMERCIAL DRIVER LICENSES MUST BE TRANSFERRED FROM THE GENERAL FUND OF THE STATE TO THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION STATE NON-FEDERAL AID HIGHWAY FUND OVER A THREE-YEAR PERIOD; TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-3350, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF SPECIAL IDENTIFICATION CARDS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE FEES COLLECTED FROM THE ISSUANCE OF SPECIAL IDENTIFICATION CARDS MUST BE TRANSFERRED FROM THE GENERAL FUND OF THE STATE TO THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION STATE NON-FEDERAL AID HIGHWAY FUND OVER A THREE-YEAR PERIOD; TO AMEND SECTION 56-3-910, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE DISPOSITION OF CERTAIN MOTOR VEHICLE REGISTRATION AND LICENSING FEES AND PENALTIES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THESE FEES AND PENALTIES MUST BE CREDITED TO THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION WHICH MUST MAKE AN ANNUAL CONTRIBUTION FROM NONSTATE TAX SOURCES TO THE STATE HIGHWAY ACCOUNT OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA TRANSPORTATION INFRASTRUCTURE BANK UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS; TO ADD SECTION 57-5-1625 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION MAY AWARD HIGHWAY CONSTRUCTION CONTRACTS USING A DESIGN-BUILD PROCEDURE, AND TO PROVIDE THE CONTRACT SELECTION CRITERIA; TO AMEND SECTION 57-11-20, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO REVENUES RECEIVED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION FOR ITS OPERATION, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THESE FUNDS MUST BE PLACED IN EITHER THE "STATE HIGHWAY FUND" OR THE "STATE NON-FEDERAL AID HIGHWAY FUND", AND TO PROVIDE THAT INTEREST INCOME FROM THE NON-FEDERAL AID HIGHWAY FUND MUST BE DEPOSITED TO THE CREDIT OF THE NON-FEDERAL AID HIGHWAY FUND; AND TO PROVIDE A DECLINING SCHEDULE OF PAYMENTS FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION'S COST OF ADMINISTRATION.
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 Amendment
Proposed Amendment
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Message to Senate
Message from Senate
Ratified
Veto Message
Veto Overridden

H. 3297 -- Rep. Harrell: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-36-2120, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO EXEMPTIONS FROM SALES TAX, INCLUDING PRESCRIPTION MEDICATIONS, SO AS TO ALSO INCLUDE IN THIS EXEMPTION, PRESCRIPTIONS FOR THE TREATMENT OF RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Ratified

H. 3298 -- Rep. W.D. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 17-23-130, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO WAIVER OF PRESENTMENT BY THE GRAND JURY, SO AS TO ALLOW THE DEFENDANT TO REQUEST THAT THE PRESIDING JUDGE ENTER ON THE RECORD HIS WAIVER OF THE PRESENTMENT TO THE GRAND JURY AT THE TIME OF HIS PLEA OF GUILTY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3299 -- Rep. Ceips: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 23, TITLE 57, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 4 SO AS TO ESTABLISH THE "OLD SHELDON CHURCH ROAD SCENIC BYWAY".
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Ratified

H. 3300 -- Reps. Vick, Bales, Funderburk, Hayes, Hosey, Jennings, Lucas, Neilson and J.E. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 51-3-55 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT ANY GOLF COURSE AND RELATED FACILITIES OPERATED AS PART OF THE STATE PARK SYSTEM BY THE DEPARTMENT OF PARKS, RECREATION AND TOURISM AT WHICH THE FEES AND CHARGES PAID BY MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL PUBLIC FOR THE PREVIOUS YEAR AT THE FACILITY AT LEAST EQUAL THE COST OF OPERATION OF GOLF COURSE AND FACILITIES FOR THE PREVIOUS YEAR MUST BE OPERATED BY EMPLOYEES OF THE DEPARTMENT AND NOT BY THIRD PARTY PRIVATE CONTRACTORS, AND TO DEFINE "COST OF OPERATION" FOR THIS PURPOSE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3301 -- Reps. Vaughn, Cotty, Leach, Clyburn, Whipper, Pinson, Phillips, E.H. Pitts, Davenport, Chellis, Tripp, Townsend, Harrison, Viers, Haskins, Frye, Hamilton, Hardwick, Herbkersman, Loftis, M.A. Pitts, Sandifer, Sinclair, D.C. Smith, J.R. Smith, Stewart, Toole, Witherspoon, Mahaffey, Talley, Neilson and Bales: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-37-250, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE FIFTY THOUSAND DOLLAR HOMESTEAD EXEMPTION FOR THE PERSON OVER SIXTY-FIVE YEARS OF AGE AND DISABLED PERSONS, SO AS TO INDEX THE EXEMPTION AMOUNT TO INFLATION IN THE SAME MANNER AND BY THE SAME PERCENTAGE THAT FEDERAL INCOME TAX BRACKETS ARE ADJUSTED TO REFLECT INCREASES IN THE CONSUMER PRICE INDEX.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading

H. 3302 -- Reps. Vaughn, Cotty, Chellis, Leach, Davenport, G.R. Smith, Haskins, Loftis, E.H. Pitts, Phillips, Edge, Hamilton, Herbkersman, McGee, Sandifer, J.R. Smith, Toole, Townsend, Tripp and Witherspoon: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 12-43-275, SO AS TO REPLACE CALCULATION AND IMPOSITION OF A ROLLBACK PROPERTY TAX MILLAGE RATE FOR YEARS OF IMPLEMENTATION OF A COUNTYWIDE ASSESSMENT AND EQUALIZATION WITH A MILLAGE RATE CALCULATED TO PRODUCE NO MORE THAN ONE PERCENT ADDITIONAL PROPERTY TAX REVENUE, INCLUDING AN ALLOWANCE FOR REVENUE GROWTH, ABOVE SUCH REVENUE IN THE PRECEDING YEAR AND TO INCLUDE DEBT SERVICE AND OTHER CAPITAL PROJECTS FINANCING COSTS IN THIS LIMIT; TO AMEND SECTION 6-1-320, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO MILLAGE RATE LIMITATIONS ON LOCAL GOVERNING BODIES, SO AS TO DELETE AUTHORIZATION FOR MILLAGE RATE INCREASES EQUAL TO INCREASES IN THE CONSUMER PRICE INDEX WITHOUT A POSITIVE MAJORITY VOTE OF THE GOVERNING BODY; AND TO AMEND SECTION 12-37-251, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTION FROM SCHOOL OPERATING MILLAGE AND CALCULATION OF THE ROLLBACK TAX SO AS TO DELETE THE ROLLBACK TAX PROVISIONS MADE OBSOLETE BY THE PROVISIONS OF THIS ACT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3303 -- Rep. Talley: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 40-11-410, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO GENERAL CONTRACTOR LICENSE CLASSIFICATIONS AND SUBCLASSIFICATIONS, SO AS TO ADD RANGE HOOD INSTALLATION, REPLACEMENT, ALTERATION, AND REPAIR AS A SUBCLASSIFICATION UNDER MECHANICAL CONTRACTORS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3304 -- Reps. Witherspoon, Wilkins, Harrell, Jennings, Battle, Cotty, Cato, Barfield, Hosey, Allen, Altman, Anderson, Bales, Bowers, Brady, Branham, G. Brown, J. Brown, Chalk, Chellis, Clemmons, Clyburn, Coates, Dantzler, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Emory, Frye, Funderburk, Hardwick, Harrison, Harvin, Hayes, J. Hines, M. Hines, Kennedy, Kirsh, Lee, Littlejohn, Loftis, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Phillips, M.A. Pitts, Rhoad, Rice, Rivers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, J.R. Smith, Taylor, Umphlett, Vick, Viers, Young and Bailey: A BILL TO AMEND TITLE 11, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING CHAPTER 48 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR FURTHER ENFORCEMENT OF THE TOBACCO ESCROW FUND ACT, INCLUDING BOTH CIVIL AND CRIMINAL PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS, TO AMEND SECTION 11-47-30, RELATING TO THE REQUIREMENT FOR A TOBACCO PRODUCT MANUFACTURER TO EITHER PARTICIPATE IN THE MASTER SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT OR DEPOSIT MONIES INTO A QUALIFIED ESCROW FUND, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT ESCROW PAYMENTS REQUIRED OF A NONPARTICIPATING TOBACCO PRODUCTS MANUFACTURER AND ANY REFUND OF AN ESCROW OVERPAYMENT BY SUCH A MANUFACTURER ARE BASED ON UNITS SOLD IN THIS STATE COMPARED WITH MASTER SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT PAYMENTS RATHER THAN AN ALLOCABLE SHARE, TO AMEND SECTIONS 11-49-60 AND 11-49-150, RELATING TO THE POWERS OF THE BOARD OF THE TOBACCO SETTLEMENT REVENUE MANAGEMENT AUTHORITY ACT AND THE CONSENT TO AND APPROVED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO THE TOBACCO MASTER SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT, SO AS TO DELETE THE REQUIREMENT THAT THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY APPROVE ANY AMENDMENT TO THE AGREEMENT BEFORE THE BOARD MAY APPROVE SUCH AN AMENDMENT AND TO ALLOW THE BOARD OF THE AUTHORITY TO APPROVE SUCH AMENDMENTS ON BEHALF OF THE STATE IF SUCH AMENDMENTS DO NOT DIMINISH THE RIGHTS AND REMEDIES OF THE AUTHORITY AND BONDHOLDERS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Point of Order
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 3305 -- Reps. J.E. Smith, Bales, Scott, Rutherford, Cotty, Ballentine, Bingham, Brady, J. Brown, Haley, Harrison, Hayes, J. Hines, Howard, Jennings, J.H. Neal, Neilson, Toole, Viers, Harrell, Ceips, Duncan, Walker, Mahaffey, Chellis and Whipper: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-45-75, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO INSTALLMENT PAYMENTS OF REAL PROPERTY TAXES, SO AS TO AUTHORIZE MONTHLY INSTALLMENTS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Ratified

H. 3306 -- Reps. Toole, E.H. Pitts, Huggins, Pinson, Barfield, Phillips, Viers, Hosey, Vick, J. Hines, Leach, M. Hines, Bailey, Chalk, Chellis, Frye, Hamilton, Hardwick, Limehouse, Norman, Ott, Rivers, D.C. Smith, G.R. Smith and J.R. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 10-1-210 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT RELIGIOUS REFERENCES TO GOD, A DEITY, OR A HIGHER POWER OF ANY DENOMINATION OR RELIGION MAY BE USED IN APPROVED DISPLAYS, MONUMENTS, PLAQUES, OR SIMILAR FIXTURES IN STATE OR LOCAL PUBLIC AREAS, BUILDINGS, OR PLACES.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3307 -- Reps. Edge, Jennings and Altman: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 15-75-45 SO AS TO CREATE A CAUSE OF ACTION FOR THEFT OF HEALTH CARE SERVICES WHEN A PERSON SECURES PERFORMANCE OF SUCH SERVICES, HAS RECEIVED INSURANCE PROCEEDS OR THIRD PARTY PAYMENT TO PAY FOR SUCH SERVICES, AND WITHIN NINETY DAYS OF RECEIVING PROPER NOTICE HAS NOT REMITTED THE PAYMENT TO THE HEALTH CARE PROVIDER; TO ESTABLISH NOTICE REQUIREMENTS, A SCHEDULE OF DAMAGES, INCLUDING ACTUAL DAMAGES AND A PERCENTAGE OF THE ACTUAL DAMAGES, AND DEFENSES TO THIS CAUSE OF ACTION.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3308 -- Rep. Edge: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 15, CHAPTER 53, TITLE 44 SO AS TO ENACT THE SOUTH CAROLINA PRESCRIPTION MONITORING ACT AUTHORIZING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL, BUREAU OF DRUG CONTROL TO ESTABLISH A PROGRAM TO MONITOR THE PRESCRIBING AND DISPENSING OF SCHEDULE II-V CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES AND TO PROVIDE THE MANNER AND PROCEDURES UNDER WHICH DISPENSERS ARE TO PROVIDE SUCH INFORMATION, TO PROVIDE FOR THE USE AND CONFIDENTIALITY OF THIS INFORMATION, AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3309 -- Reps. Cato, Bales, Chellis, Leach and Tripp: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING CHAPTER 64 TO TITLE 38 SO AS TO ENACT THE VIATICAL SETTLEMENTS ACT, TO PROVIDE FOR THE PROTECTION OF CONTRACTUAL AND PROPERTY RIGHTS OF A LIFE INSURANCE POLICY OWNER TO SEEK A VIATICAL SETTLEMENT, TO ESTABLISH CONSUMER PROTECTIONS BY PROVIDING FOR THE REGULATION OF A VIATICAL SETTLEMENT TRANSACTION, TO PROVIDE FOR THE LICENSING AND REGULATION OF A VIATICAL SETTLEMENT PROVIDER AND OTHERS INVOLVED IN A VIATICAL SETTLEMENT TRANSACTION, TO PROVIDE FOR ANTI-FRAUD MEASURES, AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3310 -- Rep. Witherspoon: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND CONGRATULATE NINA JOLENE TUTTLE OF MYRTLE BEACH FOR HER TITLE AS MISS SUN FUN 2005, AND TO WISH HER MUCH SUCCESS IN HER REIGN AND IN ALL HER FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3311 -- Reps. E.H. Pitts and Haley: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE THE STUDENTS, TEACHERS, ADMINISTRATORS, AND STAFF OF MIDWAY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL IN LEXINGTON, SOUTH CAROLINA, ON THEIR SCHOOL'S RECOGNITION AS A NATIONAL BLUE RIBBON SCHOOL FOR 2004.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3312 -- Reps. Witherspoon and Vick: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-3-670, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO FARM TRUCK LICENSE FEES, SO AS TO REVISE THE DEFINITION OF THE TERM "FARM TRUCK".
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 3313 -- Reps. R. Brown, Merrill, Whipper, Altman, Limehouse, Miller, Moody-Lawrence and Ceips: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 47-1-40, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE ILL-TREATMENT OF ANIMALS, SO AS TO ADD THAT THE PROVISIONS OF THE SECTION DO NOT APPLY TO MEAT PRODUCING FOWL, COMMERCIAL EGG LAYING FOWL, OR FOWL THAT IS INDIGENOUS TO THE STATE USED FOR GAME OR SPORT.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor removed

H. 3314 -- Reps. Mahaffey, Sinclair and Talley: A HOUSE RESOLUTION CONGRATULATING THE JAMES F. BYRNES HIGH SCHOOL REBELS OF SPARTANBURG COUNTY ON THEIR THIRD CONSECUTIVE STATE AAAA DIVISION II FOOTBALL TITLE, AND HONORING THE PLAYERS AND COACH BOBBY BENTLEY ON THEIR IMPRESSIVE 13-1 SEASON.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3315 -- Reps. Mahaffey, Sinclair and Talley: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE JAMES F. BYRNES HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL TEAM, COACH BOBBY BENTLEY, AND OTHER SCHOOL OFFICIALS WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 26, 2005, AT A TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF CONGRATULATING AND HONORING THE TEAM ON WINNING THE CLASS AAAA DIVISION II STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3316 -- Reps. Young, Chellis, Bailey and G. Brown: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 40-13-245 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A MEMBER OF THE STATE BOARD OF COSMETOLOGY MUST BE PRESENT AT ALL CONTINUING EDUCATION COURSES IN THIS STATE FOR COSMETOLOGISTS APPROVED BY THE BOARD.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3317 -- Reps. Young, Chellis, Bailey and G. Brown: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 40-13-235 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON LICENSED AS A COSMETOLOGIST IN THIS STATE FOR A CONTINUOUS PERIOD OF TWENTY YEARS OR MORE IS EXEMPT FROM ANY CONTINUING EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS FOR LICENSURE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3318 -- Reps. Young, Chellis, Bailey and G. Brown: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 40-13-255 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT CONTINUING EDUCATION COURSES TAKEN OUT OF STATE BY A COSMETOLOGIST LICENSED IN THIS STATE MUST COUNT TOWARD THE COSMETOLOGIST'S ANNUAL SOUTH CAROLINA CONTINUING EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS IN A MANNER PROVIDED BY THE BOARD.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended

H. 3319 -- Reps. Limehouse, Chellis, Loftis, Hinson, Young, Ceips, Martin, Altman, Clemmons, Edge, Harrell, Leach, Scarborough, Stewart, Tripp and Wilkins: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-63-80 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A STUDENT ZONED TO ATTEND A PUBLIC SCHOOL MAY AUDITION FOR AND, IF ACCEPTED, ATTEND AN EXTRACURRICULAR GIFTED ARTS PROGRAM AND PROVIDE THAT FUNDS MUST BE ALLOCATED TO EXTRACURRICULAR GIFTED ARTS PROGRAMS BASED ON THE NUMBER OF STUDENTS ZONED TO ATTEND A PUBLIC SCHOOL.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3320 -- Reps. Wilkins, W.D. Smith, Harrison, Townsend, Harrell, Cato, Witherspoon, J. Brown, Chellis, Viers, Merrill, E.H. Pitts, Agnew, Ballentine, Bingham, Cooper, Haley, Hinson, Owens, Rice, Toole, Umphlett, White, Ceips, McLeod, Hagood and Thompson: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 57-3-605 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT NO STATE ROAD, HIGHWAY, INTERSTATE HIGHWAY, BRIDGE, INTERCHANGE, OR INTERSECTION MAY BE NAMED FOR A PERSON WHO IS LIVING.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Proposed Amendment
Reconsidered
Point of Order

H. 3321 -- Rep. Clyburn: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO PROVIDE THAT SCHOOL DAYS MISSED IN JANUARY 2005, BY THE STUDENTS OF WARRENVILLE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, MIDLAND VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL, AIKEN COUNTY CAREER CENTER, LEAVELLE McCAMPBELL MIDDLE SCHOOL, AND BYRD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL IN AIKEN COUNTY WHEN THE SCHOOLS WERE CLOSED DUE TO THE TRAIN WRECK AND CHEMICAL LEAK IN GRANITEVILLE ARE EXEMPTED FROM THE MAKE-UP REQUIREMENT THAT FULL SCHOOL DAYS MISSED DUE TO EXTREME WEATHER OR OTHER CIRCUMSTANCES BE MADE UP.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Ratified

H. 3322 -- Reps. Cato and Tripp: A HOUSE RESOLUTION REQUESTING THE CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES TO SUPPORT AND ENACT MEANINGFUL CLASS ACTION AND LEGAL REFORM.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Recommitted

H. 3323 -- Rep. Talley: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE MEMBERS, COACHES, AND OTHER OFFICIALS OF THE DORMAN HIGH SCHOOL "CAVALIERS" GIRLS VARSITY VOLLEYBALL TEAM AND GIRLS VARSITY CROSS COUNTRY TEAM ON WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2005, AT A TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF BEING RECOGNIZED FOR WINNING THE 2004 CLASS AAAA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3324 -- Rep. Ceips: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO SUPPORT AND ENCOURAGE PARTICIPATION IN THE NINTH ANNUAL NATIVE ISLANDER GULLAH CELEBRATION OCCURRING ON HILTON HEAD ISLAND DURING THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY 2005.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3325 -- Rep. Harrison: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 61-4-1115, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO AN AGREEMENT BETWEEN AN IMPORTER AND A FOREIGN BREWER, SO AS TO CLARIFY THAT A FOREIGN BREWER INCLUDES ITS SUCCESSOR OR ASSIGNEE.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 3326 -- Rep. Harrison: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 14-25-165, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DRAWING AND COMPOSING JURIES, SO AS TO PROVIDE WHEN A JURY IS DRAWN FOR A SINGLE TRIAL THAT THE PARTIES SHALL EXERCISE PEREMPTORY CHALLENGES BEFORE TRIAL AND ONLY PERSONS SELECTED MAY BE SUMMONED FOR TRIAL.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3327 -- Rep. Cato: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 41-35-120, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DISQUALIFICATION FOR BENEFITS OF AN INSURED WORKER UNDER THE EMPLOYMENT SECURITY LAW, SO AS TO PROVIDE THE WORKER IS INELIGIBLE FOR BENEFITS IF HE REFUSES TO TAKE A DRUG TEST OR TESTS POSITIVE DURING A DRUG TEST FOR CERTAIN SUBSTANCES, TO PROVIDE THE REQUIREMENTS FOR DRUG TESTING AND TO ALLOW INFORMATION RECEIVED BY AN EMPLOYER IN A DRUG-TESTING PROGRAM TO BE RECEIVED IN EVIDENCE IN A PROCEEDING DETERMINING ELIGIBILITY FOR UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION AND TO AMEND SECTION 41-31-125, RELATING TO THE ASSIGNMENT OF THE EMPLOYMENT BENEFIT RECORD OF AN EMPLOYMENT UNIT IN A BUSINESS ACQUISITION OR REORGANIZATION WITH CONTINUITY OF CONTROL FOR PURPOSES OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA EMPLOYMENT SECURITY LAW, SO AS TO REQUIRE A VIOLATION TO BE KNOWING RATHER THAN WILFUL AND TO DEFINE "KNOWINGLY" AND "KNOWING" AND TO REQUIRE THE SOUTH CAROLINA EMPLOYMENT SECURITY COMMISSION TO ESTABLISH PROCEDURES TO IDENTIFY THE TRANSFER OF A BUSINESS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3328 -- Reps. Brady, Ceips, Cobb-Hunter, Funderburk, Haley, Haskins, Hinson, Lee, Martin, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, Neilson, Parks, Young and Clark: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 23-3-410, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE OPERATION OF THE SEX OFFENDER REGISTRY BY THE STATE LAW ENFORCEMENT DIVISION (SLED), SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT SLED SHALL INCLUDE AND CROSS-REFERENCE ALIAS NAMES IN THE REGISTRY; TO AMEND SECTION 23-3-430, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PERSONS WHO MUST BE REFERRED TO AS SEX OFFENDERS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE NAME OF A PERSON FOUND NOT GUILTY BY REASON OF INSANITY OF A SEX OFFENSE IN THIS OR ANOTHER COUNTRY OR FOUND GUILTY OF A SEX OFFENSE IN ANOTHER COUNTRY MUST REGISTER AS A SEX OFFENDER UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES, TO ADD ADDITIONAL OFFENSES TO THE LIST OF OFFENSES THAT CONSTITUTE SEX OFFENSES, TO PROVIDE THE CIRCUMSTANCES IN WHICH A PERSON WHO RECEIVES A PARDON FOR A SEX OFFENSE MAY HAVE HIS NAME REMOVED FROM THE SEX OFFENDER REGISTRY, AND TO PROVIDE THE CIRCUMSTANCES IN WHICH A PERSON WHO FILES A PETITION FOR A WRIT OF HABEAS CORPUS OR A MOTION FOR A NEW TRIAL MAY HAVE HIS NAME REMOVED FROM THE SEX OFFENDER REGISTRY; TO AMEND SECTION 23-3-440, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE NOTIFICATION A SHERIFF MUST RECEIVE FROM CERTAIN CORRECTIONAL AGENCIES REGARDING THE RELEASE OF A SEX OFFENDER, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT SLED AND NOT THE CORRECTIONAL AGENCIES MUST NOTIFY A SHERIFF WHEN A SEX OFFENDER INTENDS TO RESIDE IN A COUNTY UNDER HIS JURISDICTION, TO REVISE THE LIST OF AGENCIES THAT MUST NOTIFY AN OFFENDER THAT HE MUST REGISTER WITH THE COUNTY IN WHICH HE INTENDS TO RESIDE ONCE HE IS RELEASED, TO REVISE THE PERIOD OF TIME IN WHICH THE OFFENDER MUST BE NOTIFIED THAT HE MUST REGISTER AND TO PROVIDE THAT AN OFFENDER'S PHOTOGRAPH MUST BE PROVIDED TO SLED BEFORE HE IS RELEASED; TO AMEND SECTION 23-3-450, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO REQUIRING A SEX OFFENDER TO REGISTER WITH THE SHERIFF OF THE COUNTY IN WHICH HE RESIDES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE OFFENDER ALSO MUST REGISTER WITH THE SHERIFF OF EACH COUNTY WHERE HE OWNS REAL PROPERTY, OR ATTENDS SCHOOL, TO PROVIDE THAT THE SHERIFF IN THE COUNTY IN WHICH THE OFFENDER OWNS REAL PROPERTY, OR ATTENDS SCHOOL SHALL FORWARD ALL REQUIRED REGISTRATION INFORMATION TO SLED, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE SHERIFF IN THE COUNTY IN WHICH AN OFFENDER RESIDES, OWNS REAL PROPERTY, OR ATTENDS SCHOOL SHALL NOTIFY ALL LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES OF AN OFFENDER WHO RESIDES, OWNS REAL PROPERTY, OR ATTENDS SCHOOL WITHIN THE LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY'S JURISDICTION; TO AMEND SECTION 23-3-460, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO REQUIRING A SEX OFFENDER TO REGISTER ANNUALLY FOR LIFE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A REGISTERED SEX OFFENDER WHO OWNS OR ACQUIRES REAL PROPERTY WITHIN THIS STATE OR ATTENDS SCHOOL MUST REGISTER WITH THE SHERIFF IN EACH COUNTY IN WHICH HE OWNS REAL PROPERTY OR ATTENDS SCHOOL, TO PROVIDE THAT AN OFFENDER WHO IS EMPLOYED BY, ATTENDS, IS ENROLLED AT, OR CARRIES ON A VOCATION AT ANY SCHOOL MUST PROVIDE NOTICE OF EACH CHANGE IN ATTENDANCE, EMPLOYMENT, OR VOCATION STATUS AT A SCHOOL IN THIS STATE, TO REVISE THE DEFINITION OF THE TERM "STUDENT", TO REVISE THE PROCEDURES THAT PERSONS WHO MOVE INTO THIS STATE MUST FOLLOW TO REGISTER AS SEX OFFENDERS, TO REQUIRE A SHERIFF WHO RECEIVES INFORMATION ABOUT A SEX OFFENDER'S CHANGE OF ADDRESS, SCHOOL ATTENDANCE, EMPLOYMENT, OR VOCATIONAL STATUS, TO NOTIFY ALL LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES OF AN OFFENDER WHOSE ADDRESS, REAL PROPERTY, OR SCHOOL IS IN THE LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY'S JURISDICTION; TO AMEND SECTION 23-3-470, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO A SEX OFFENDER'S FAILURE TO REGISTER, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A SEX OFFENDER MUST PROVIDE A SHERIFF NOTIFICATION OF A CHANGE OF ADDRESS, CHANGE IN ATTENDANCE, ENROLLMENT, OR VOCATIONAL STATUS AT ANY SCHOOL, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE PENALTIES CONTAINED IN THIS SECTION MUST BE IMPOSED ON A PERSON WHO FAILS TO PROVIDE THIS NOTIFICATION; TO ADD SECTION 23-3-525 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A REAL ESTATE BROKERAGE AND ITS AFFILIATED LICENSEES ARE IMMUNE FROM LIABILITY FOR ANY ACT OR OMISSION RELATED TO THE DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THE SEX OFFENDER REGISTRY IF THE BROKERAGE OR ITS AFFILIATED LICENSEES PROVIDES TO ITS CLIENTS AND CUSTOMERS NOTICE THAT MAY OBTAIN INFORMATION ABOUT THE SEX OFFENDER REGISTRY AND PERSONS REGISTERED WITH THE REGISTRY FROM THE COUNTY SHERIFF; TO ADD SECTION 23-3-540 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE ACTIVE ELECTRONIC MONITORING OF CERTAIN OFFENDERS, AND A PENALTY FOR TAMPERING WITH, REMOVING, OR DAMAGING THE ELECTRONIC MONITORING DEVICE; TO ADD SECTION 23-3-550 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON WHO PROTECTS, HARBORS, OR CONCEALS AN OFFENDER WHO THE PERSON KNOWS IS NOT IN COMPLIANCE WITH THE PROVISIONS RELATING TO THE SEX OFFENDER REGISTRY IS GUILTY OF A FELONY; AND TO AMEND SECTION 40-57-180, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING AND REGULATION'S AUTHORITY TO REGULATE OWNERS OF REAL ESTATE AND LICENSED REAL ESTATE AGENTS, SO AS TO DELETE THE PROVISION THAT PROVIDES THAT A CAUSE OF ACTION MAY NOT ARISE AGAINST AN OWNER OF REAL ESTATE OR A LICENSED REAL ESTATE AGENT OF ANY PARTY TO A TRANSACTION FOR FAILURE TO DISCLOSE IN A TRANSACTION THE LOCATION OF ANY REGISTERED SEX OFFENDER.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Amended
Recalled
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Non-Concurrence
Enrolled
Conference Committee
Free Conference Committee
Report of Free Conference Committee
Adopted
Message to Senate
Message from Senate
Message from Senate
Message from Senate
Ratified

H. 3329 -- Reps. G.R. Smith, Harrell, Wilkins, W.D. Smith, M.A. Pitts, Ceips, Leach, Clark, Merrill, Harrison, Vaughn, E.H. Pitts, Tripp, Chellis, Duncan, Bales, Martin, J. Brown, Simrill, Allen, Altman, Anthony, Bailey, Ballentine, Barfield, Bingham, Branham, Cato, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Frye, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Haskins, Herbkersman, Hinson, Huggins, Kirsh, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Loftis, Mahaffey, McGee, Norman, Ott, Owens, Pinson, Rice, Sandifer, Scarborough, Sinclair, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, J.R. Smith, Talley, Toole, Townsend, Umphlett, White, Whitmire, Witherspoon, Young and Brady: 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, 2007, 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 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, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE COMPTROLLER GENERAL SHALL NOTIFY THE GOVERNOR, SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE, AND PRESIDENT PRO TEMPORE OF THE SENATE IF THE SPENDING LIMIT IS EXCEEDED SO THAT THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY MAY TAKE CORRECTIVE ACTION; BY ADDING SECTION 11-11-415 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 THAT APPROPRIATION OF REVENUES OF THIS FUND MUST BE BY JOINT RESOLUTION ORIGINATING IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, AND TO REQUIRE THE CONSTITUTIONAL BALLOT COMMISSION TO CONSULT WITH THE SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE AND THE PRESIDENT PRO TEMPORE OF THE SENATE IN THE PREPARATION OF ANY DETAILED EXPLANATION FOR THE BALLOT QUESTIONS REQUIRED BY THE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS NECESSARY FOR THIS ACT TO BECOME EFFECTIVE.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3330 -- Rep. Agnew: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE JUDGE HAROLD C. DIXON OF CALHOUN FALLS ON THE OCCASION OF HIS RETIREMENT AS MUNICIPAL COURT JUDGE FOR THE TOWN OF CALHOUN FALLS AND TO COMMEND HIM FOR HIS OVER THIRTY YEARS OF OUTSTANDING AND DEDICATED SERVICE TO THE CITIZENS OF CALHOUN FALLS AND THE STATE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3331 -- Rep. Agnew: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE GRATITUDE AND APPRECIATION OF THE MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO BRENDA ANDERSON, ABBEVILLE COUNTY VOTER REGISTRATION DIRECTOR, FOR HER EXEMPLARY SERVICE AND EXTEND BEST WISHES FOR A LONG AND FULFILLING RETIREMENT.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3332 -- Rep. Townsend: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE BELTON-HONEA PATH HIGH SCHOOL "BEARS" FOOTBALL TEAM, COACH WAYNE GREEN, AND OTHER SCHOOL OFFICIALS, WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2005, AT A TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF CONGRATULATING AND HONORING THE TEAM ON THEIR OUTSTANDING SEASON AND THEIR 2004 CLASS AAA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3333 -- Rep. Townsend: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION CONGRATULATING THE BELTON-HONEA PATH HIGH SCHOOL "BEARS" FOOTBALL TEAM OF ANDERSON COUNTY ON THEIR STELLAR SEASON AND THEIR FIRST CLASS AAA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP AND HONORING THESE OUTSTANDING PLAYERS AND COACH WAYNE GREEN AND HIS COACHING STAFF.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3334 -- Reps. Cooper, Rice, Hiott, Owens and Skelton: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO CHANGE THE NAME OF EARLE E. MORRIS, JR., HIGHWAY IN ANDERSON AND PICKENS COUNTIES TO SOUTH CAROLINA HIGHWAY 153 AND TO NOTIFY THE COUNTY GOVERNING BODIES AND POST OFFICES AFFECTED BY THE CHANGE.
Introduced and Committed
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recalled
Point of Order

H. 3335 -- Reps. Limehouse, Hagood, Merrill, Whipper, Altman, Breeland, R. Brown, Chellis, Harrell, Hinson, Mack, Scarborough, Umphlett, Ceips and Miller: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 1-1-676 SO AS TO DESIGNATE SWEET GRASS BASKET THE OFFICIAL STATE HANDCRAFT.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Recalled

H. 3336 -- Reps. Bingham, Thompson, E.H. Pitts, Huggins and Scarborough: 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 PROVIDE THAT A CARDIAC-RELATED INCIDENT RESULTING IN IMPAIRMENT OR INJURY TO A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER RESULTING IN TOTAL OR PARTIAL DISABILITY, OR DEATH, IS PRESUMED TO HAVE ARISEN OUT OF AND IN THE COURSE OF EMPLOYMENT UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3337 -- Rep. Huggins: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE MR. AND MRS. PHIL SHERER OF BALLENTINE ON THEIR FORTIETH WEDDING ANNIVERSARY AND TO WISH THEM A JOYOUS CELEBRATION AND MANY MORE YEARS OF HAPPINESS TOGETHER.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3338 -- Reps. Davenport, Toole, G.R. Smith, J.R. Smith, Barfield, Bingham, G. Brown, Vick, Vaughn, Pinson, Loftis, Owens, Cooper, Simrill, Hamilton, Leach, Viers, Walker, Coates, McGee, Haskins, Lee, Mahaffey and F.N. 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 SOUTH CAROLINA CHILDREN WHOSE LIVES ENDED BEFORE THEIR BIRTH AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE COMMISSION AND TO REQUIRE PRIVATE FUNDING FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THIS MONUMENT.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3339 -- Rep. Davenport: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING CHAPTER 32 TO TITLE 15 SO AS TO ESTABLISH A CAP ON THE AWARD FOR NONECONOMIC COMPENSATORY DAMAGES IN MEDICAL MALPRACTICE ACTIONS, TO AUTHORIZE THE PERIODIC PAYMENT OF FUTURE DAMAGES IN LIEU OF A LUMP-SUM PAYMENT, AND TO ESTABLISH MAXIMUM LIMITS FOR ATTORNEY'S FEES THAT ARE TO BE PAID ON A CONTINGENCY FEE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3340 -- Reps. Scott, Govan and Ott: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO PROVIDE THAT EACH PUBLIC INSTITUTION OF HIGHER LEARNING SHALL DEVELOP AN ENERGY SAVINGS PLAN WHICH OVER A FIVE-YEAR PERIOD WILL REALIZE SAVINGS FROM ENERGY MANAGEMENT IMPROVEMENTS MORE THAN THE COST OF THE FUNDS EXPENDED TO MAKE THE IMPROVEMENTS AND TO PROVIDE FOR EXEMPTIONS FROM THE ABOVE PROVISIONS FOR INSTITUTIONS WHICH HAVE ALREADY IMPLEMENTED A COMPARABLE ENERGY SAVINGS PLAN.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended

H. 3341 -- Reps. Allen, R. Brown, Breeland, McCraw, Anthony, F.N. Smith, Lee, Davenport, Cato, Whipper, Clyburn, Jefferson, J. Brown and Norman: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 58-1-95 SO AS TO PROHIBIT THE DISCONTINUANCE OF ELECTRIC OR NATURAL GAS SERVICE TO THE PRINCIPAL RESIDENCE OF SENIOR CITIZENS OF A CERTAIN INCOME UNTIL FORTY-FIVE DAYS AFTER NOTICE OF THE PROPOSED DISCONTINUANCE HAS BEEN PROVIDED TO THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3342 -- Rep. W.D. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 30-4-70, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE AUTHORITY OF A PUBLIC BODY HOLDING A MEETING CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC, SO AS TO REQUIRE THE PUBLIC BODY TO FORWARD TO THE SOLICITOR INCIDENTS OF ALLEGED CRIMINAL MISCONDUCT AND THE SOLICITOR HAS REQUESTED THE DISCUSSION OF THIS MATTER BE HELD IN A CLOSED MEETING IN ORDER FOR THE MATTER TO BE DISCUSSED IN A CLOSED MEETING.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3343 -- Reps. Hagood, Cotty, Harrison, Limehouse, Loftis, McLeod, Townsend, Merrill, Herbkersman, Pinson, Altman, Barfield, Battle, Branham, G. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Coleman, Davenport, Funderburk, Mack, McGee, Miller, J.H. Neal, Ott, Rivers, Scarborough, J.E. Smith, W.D. Smith and Young: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 22, TITLE 17, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE PRETRIAL INTERVENTION PROGRAM BY DESIGNATING THE EXISTING SECTIONS AS ARTICLE 1 AND BY ADDING ARTICLE 3 SO AS TO CREATE THE TRAFFIC DIVERSION PROGRAM, TO PROVIDE THAT EACH SOLICITOR HAS THE AUTHORITY TO ESTABLISH A PROGRAM FOR PERSONS WHO COMMIT TRAFFIC-RELATED OFFENSES PUNISHABLE BY A FINE OR LOSS OF POINTS, TO PROVIDE THAT THE APPROPRIATE MUNICIPALITY OR COUNTY IS AUTHORIZED TO CREATE A PROGRAM WITH THE APPROVAL OF THE SOLICITOR, AND TO PROVIDE PROCEDURES FOR THE OPERATION OF A PROGRAM AND REQUIREMENTS FOR PERSONS DESIRING TO ENTER A PROGRAM.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3344 -- Reps. Wilkins and Harrison: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 16-27-55 SO AS TO ALLOW THE FORFEITURE OF PROPERTY, MONIES, NEGOTIABLE INSTRUMENTS, SECURITIES, AND OTHER THINGS OF VALUE WHEN A PERSON VIOLATES A PROVISION OF THE ANIMAL FIGHTING AND BAITING ACT, TO PROVIDE PROCEDURES FOR FORFEITURE, AND TO CREATE AN EXCEPTION FOR THE INNOCENT OWNER OF PROPERTY SUBJECT TO FORFEITURE; TO AMEND SECTION 16-27-60, RELATING TO ACTIVITIES THAT ARE NOT SUBJECT TO THE CRIMINAL PENALTIES OF THE ANIMAL FIGHTING AND BAITING ACT, SO AS TO INCLUDE GAME FOWL UNDER THE PROVISIONS OF THE ACT BY DELETING ITS EXEMPTION; AND TO REPEAL SECTION 16-17-650 RELATING TO THE MISDEMEANOR OFFENSE OF COCKFIGHTING.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Amended
Proposed Amendment
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Request for Debate
Request for Debate

H. 3345 -- Reps. Scott, Cato, Tripp, J.H. Neal, McLeod, J.M. Neal, Whipper, Hosey, Phillips, Haskins, R. Brown, Davenport, Bales, Breeland, Ceips, Clyburn, Dantzler, Funderburk, Hamilton, M. Hines, Howard, Huggins, Jennings, Mahaffey, McCraw, Miller and J.E. Smith: A BILL TO ENACT THE "SOUTH CAROLINA SENIOR AND DISABLED CITIZENS UTILITY PROTECTION ACT" BY ADDING SECTION 58-1-85 SO AS TO PROHIBIT THE DISCONTINUANCE OF ELECTRIC OR NATURAL GAS SERVICE TO THE PRINCIPAL RESIDENCE OF CERTAIN SENIOR AND DISABLED CITIZENS UNTIL THIRTY DAYS AFTER NOTICE OF THE PROPOSED DISCONTINUANCE HAS BEEN PROVIDED TO THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3346 -- Reps. Scott, Govan, J. Brown, McLeod, Clyburn, J. Hines, Hosey, Miller, M. Hines, Haskins, Phillips, J.H. Neal, Bales, Battle, Breeland, R. Brown, Howard, Jennings, J.E. Smith, Clark, Rutherford and Neilson: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING CHAPTER 45, TITLE 44 TO ENACT THE SOUTH CAROLINA CHILDREN'S HEALTH OBESITY ACT, INCLUDING PROVISIONS TO CREATE THE CHILD HEALTH ADVISORY COMMITTEE; TO PROVIDE FOR ITS MEMBERSHIP, POWERS AND DUTIES, INCLUDING DEVELOPING NUTRITION AND PHYSICAL ACTIVITY STANDARDS AND RECOMMENDATIONS TO BE IMPLEMENTED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION; TO PROVIDE FOR CERTAIN HEALTH AND NUTRITION SPECIALISTS TO BE EMPLOYED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL AND THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION, CONTINGENT UPON AVAILABLE FUNDING; TO REQUIRE SCHOOL DISTRICTS TO CONVENE NUTRITION AND PHYSICAL ACTIVITY ADVISORY COMMITTEES; TO REQUIRE STUDENT AND SCHOOL REPORT CARDS TO CONTAIN CERTAIN HEALTH DATA; AND TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL AND THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO REPORT TO CERTAIN LEGISLATIVE COMMITTEES ON THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THIS ACT.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Recommitted
Recalled
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Point of Order

H. 3347 -- Reps. Scott, Cato, Tripp, J. Hines, Hosey, M. Hines, Vaughn, Bales, Battle, Branham, Breeland, R. Brown, Davenport, Hamilton, Haskins, Jennings, Leach, Loftis, Miller, Rhoad, Rivers and G.R. Smith: 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 APPROVE AND ADOPT ONE VOTING SYSTEM OR MULTIPLE VOTING SYSTEMS IF IT DOES NOT APPROVE AND ADOPT ONE VOTING SYSTEM TO BE USED TO CONDUCT ELECTIONS IN THIS STATE, TO DEFINE "VOTING SYSTEM", AND TO PROVIDE THE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE COMMISSION REGARDING THE VOTING SYSTEM ADOPTED; TO AMEND SECTION 7-13-1320, RELATING TO THE PROCUREMENT AND USE OF VOTE RECORDERS, SO AS TO AUTHORIZE THE USE OF AN "OPTICAL SCAN VOTING SYSTEM" INSTEAD OF "VOTE RECORDERS" FOR USE IN ABSENTEE PRECINCTS; TO AMEND SECTIONS 7-13-1330 AND 7-13-1620, BOTH AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE VOTING MACHINE APPROVAL PROCESS, SO AS TO CHANGE REFERENCES TO AN "OPTICAL SCAN VOTING SYSTEM" AND DELETE REFERENCES TO A SYSTEM BEING APPROVED BY AN INDEPENDENT TESTING AUTHORITY AND TO PROVIDE A PROCEDURE FOR REPORTING DECERTIFICATION BY A VENDER WHO HAS BEEN APPROVED OR IS SEEKING APPROVAL WHEN HE HAS COMMITTED ETHICAL OR TECHNICAL VIOLATIONS IN ANOTHER STATE; AND TO REPEAL SECTION 7-13-1310 RELATING TO THE USE OF VOTE RECORDERS, AND SECTION 7-13-1660 RELATING TO THE ACQUISITION AND USE OF APPROVED VOTING MACHINES BY A COUNTY OR MUNICIPALITY.
Introduced and Committed
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recalled
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 3348 -- Reps. Scott, Whipper, Cato, Tripp, Clyburn, Hosey, Leach, M. Hines, Haskins, Bales, Breeland, Huggins, Jennings, J.H. Neal and J.E. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 23-47-35 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT EACH LOCAL GOVERNMENT OR JURISDICTION IN THIS STATE OPERATING AN EMERGENCY "911" SYSTEM MUST HAVE THE CAPABILITY OF ANSWERING CALLS IN SPANISH WITH THE SAME RESPONSE TIME AS CALLS ANSWERED IN ENGLISH.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor removed

H. 3349 -- Rep. Scarborough: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 12-6-3395 SO AS TO ALLOW A STATE INDIVIDUAL INCOME 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. 3350 -- Reps. Vaughn, Cato, Scott, Haskins, Leach, Cobb-Hunter, Whipper, Rutherford, Taylor, Battle, Branham, J. Brown, Ceips, Chalk, Cooper, Hagood, Howard, Jennings, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Mack, Martin, McCraw, McGee, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, Rice, J.E. Smith, W.D. Smith and Mahaffey: 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 PERCENT SALES AND USE TAX BY REFERENDUM IN A MUNICIPALITY FOR A SPECIFIC PERIOD OF TIME AND FOR SPECIFIC PROJECTS, AND TO PROVIDE THE METHOD FOR IMPOSITION, PAYMENT, AND COLLECTION OF THIS TAX.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Amended
Amended
Proposed Amendment
Proposed Amendment
Proposed Amendment
Proposed Amendment
Recommitted
Point of Order
Point of Order
Request for Debate

H. 3351 -- Rep. Talley: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE THE DORMAN HIGH SCHOOL "LADY CAVALIERS" OF SPARTANBURG COUNTY ON THEIR SECOND CONSECUTIVE STATE AAAA VOLLEYBALL TITLE, AND HONOR THE PLAYERS AND COACH PAULA KIRKLAND ON THEIR UNDEFEATED 23-0 SEASON.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3352 -- Rep. Talley: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE DORMAN HIGH SCHOOL "LADY CAVALIERS" VARSITY VOLLEYBALL TEAM, COACH PAULA KIRKLAND, AND OTHER SCHOOL OFFICIALS, WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2005, AT A TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF CONGRATULATING AND HONORING THE TEAM ON THEIR 2004 CLASS AAAA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3353 -- Rep. Talley: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF AND THE BLIND FOOTBALL TEAM, HEAD COACH MIKE SIMS, AND OTHER SCHOOL OFFICIALS, ON WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2005, AT A TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF CONGRATULATING AND HONORING THE TEAM.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3354 -- Reps. W.D. Smith and Wilkins: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO DECLARE FEBRUARY 6, 2005, THE NINETY-FOURTH ANNIVERSARY OF PRESIDENT RONALD REAGAN'S BIRTH, AS "RONALD REAGAN DAY" IN THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA IN HONOR OF OUR NATION'S FORTIETH PRESIDENT.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3355 -- Reps. Duncan, Witherspoon, Frye, M.A. Pitts, G.R. Smith, McLeod, Ott, Walker, Vick, Whipper and Clark: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING CHAPTER 34 TO TITLE 39 SO AS TO ENACT THE "SOUTH CAROLINA DAIRY STABILIZATION ACT", TO ESTABLISH THE SOUTH CAROLINA MILK BOARD, TO PROVIDE FOR ITS MEMBERS, PROCEDURES FOR THEIR APPOINTMENT AND FOR THEIR POWERS AND DUTIES; TO PROVIDE THAT THE BOARD'S PRIMARY DUTY IS TO ESTABLISH A FAIR MARKET BREAKEVEN PRICE FOR PRODUCERS OF MILK AND EXERCISE GENERAL SUPERVISION OVER THE MILK INDUSTRY IN THIS STATE; TO PROVIDE THAT THE BOARD MUST BE LOCATED IN THE SOUTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE; TO CONDUCT INVESTIGATIONS AND MEDIATE AND ARBITRATE MILK DISPUTES, TO ISSUE RULES, ORDERS, AND FAIR MARKET BREAKEVEN MILK PRICES, TO SPECIFY CONDITIONS UNDER WHICH FEES MAY BE COLLECTED WHEN MILK DROPS BELOW THE FAIR MARKET BREAKEVEN PRICE SET BY THE BOARD, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE COLLECTION AND DISBURSAL OF THESE FEES; TO REQUIRE LICENSURE IN ORDER TO OPERATE AS A MILK BUYER; TO AUTHORIZE THE BOARD TO DEVELOP A SYSTEM OF ACCOUNTING FOR BUYERS OF MILK AND TO SANCTION THOSE BUYERS WHO DO NOT USE THE SYSTEM; TO PROVIDE FOR ASSESSMENTS ON MILK PRODUCED IN THIS STATE TO PAY THE EXPENSES OF THE BOARD; TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS OF THIS CHAPTER; AND TO REPEAL THE PROVISIONS OF THIS CHAPTER ON JULY 1, 2012.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Proposed Amendment
Proposed Amendment
Point of Order
Point of Order
Request for Debate

H. 3356 -- Rep. Vick: A BILL TO AMEND ACT 587 OF 1994, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE CREATION OF THE CHESTERFIELD COUNTY BOARD OF ELECTIONS, SO AS TO INCREASE FROM SEVEN TO NINE THE MEMBERS ON THE BOARD.
Introduced and Committed
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Message to Senate
Message from Senate
Ratified
Veto Message
Veto Overridden

H. 3357 -- Reps. Scott, Agnew, Allen, Altman, Anderson, Anthony, Bailey, Bales, Ballentine, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clark, Clemmons, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Emory, Frye, Funderburk, Govan, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hiott, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kennedy, Kirsh, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Norman, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rhoad, Rice, Rivers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Simrill, Sinclair, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Townsend, Tripp, Umphlett, Vaughn, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Wilkins, Witherspoon and Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE MR. JAMES T. MCLAWHORN, JR., FOR HIS COURAGEOUS LEADERSHIP AND COMPASSIONATE SERVICE FOR THE PAST TWENTY-FIVE YEARS AS THE PRESIDENT AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER OF THE COLUMBIA URBAN LEAGUE, AND WISH HIM CONTINUED SUCCESS IN ALL OF HIS FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3358 -- Rep. Clyburn: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 42-13-90, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO AN EMPLOYEE'S RIGHT TO VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION SERVICES WHO IS INJURED DUE TO RADIATION EXPOSURE, SO AS TO DELETE THE REQUIREMENT THAT THE INJURY MUST BE CAUSED BY RADIATION EXPOSURE AND THE LIMITATION ON THE LENGTH OF TIME THE VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION TRAINING MAY BE OFFERED.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3359 -- Rep. Clyburn: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 42-9-10, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE CALCULATION FOR DETERMINING COMPENSATION FOR AN EMPLOYEE'S TOTAL DISABILITY, SO AS TO DELETE THE LIMITATION ON THE LENGTH OF TIME THE COMPENSATION MAY NOT EXCEED, DELETE THE EXCEPTION TO THIS LIMITATION, DELETE THE PROHIBITION OF A LUMP SUM AWARD, AND TO PROVIDE THAT A TOTALLY AND PERMANENTLY DISABLED EMPLOYEE SHALL RECEIVE THE BENEFITS FOR LIFE.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3360 -- Rep. Lucas: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND HARRY L. PARKER, RESPECTED CPA, COMMUNITY LEADER, AND LOVING FAMILY MAN, FOR HIS MORE THAN THIRTY-FIVE YEARS IN THE FIELD OF PUBLIC ACCOUNTING AND CONSULTING UPON HIS RETIREMENT, AND TO WISH HIM GOOD HEALTH AND IMMENSE HAPPINESS IN ALL HIS FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3361 -- Rep. Davenport: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-101-240 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PROFESSOR SHALL SUBMIT A SYLLABUS OF EACH CLASS THE PROFESSOR TEACHES TO THE HEAD OF THE DEPARTMENT AT THE INSTITUTION OF HIGHER LEARNING, PROVIDE THAT THE PROFESSOR SHALL TEACH THE CLASS ACCORDING TO THE SYLLABUS AND MAY NOT DEVIATE FROM THE SYLLABUS WITHOUT PRIOR APPROVAL FROM THE DEPARTMENT HEAD, AND PROVIDE A PENALTY; AND BY ADDING SECTION 59-25-60 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A HIGH SCHOOL TEACHER SHALL SUBMIT A SYLLABUS OF EACH CLASS THE TEACHER TEACHES TO THE HEAD OF THE DEPARTMENT OR THE ACADEMIC DEAN AT THE HIGH SCHOOL, PROVIDE THAT THE TEACHER SHALL TEACH THE CLASS ACCORDING TO THE SYLLABUS AND MAY NOT DEVIATE FROM THE SYLLABUS WITHOUT PRIOR APPROVAL FROM THE DEPARTMENT HEAD OR THE ACADEMIC DEAN, AND PROVIDE A PENALTY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3362 -- Reps. W.D. Smith and Altman: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 14-7-810, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DISQUALIFICATIONS OF JURORS, SO AS TO CHANGE THE DISQUALIFICATION FOR A PERSON CONVICTED OF A CRIME PUNISHABLE BY IMPRISONMENT FOR MORE THAN ONE YEAR TO A CRIME PUNISHABLE BY IMPRISONMENT OF THIRTY DAYS OR MORE AND TO PROVIDE AN ADDITIONAL DISQUALIFICATION FOR A PERSON WHO HAS CRIMINAL CHARGES PENDING.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended

H. 3363 -- Reps. Mahaffey, Sinclair, Davenport, Anthony and W.D. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND ACT 248 OF 1969, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE CREATION OF THE STARTEX AREA FIRE DISTRICT IN SPARTANBURG COUNTY, SO AS TO INCREASE FROM TWENTY TO FIVE HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS THE BORROWING LIMITS OF THE DISTRICT AND TO AUTHORIZE THE BOARD OF FIRE CONTROL TO HIRE SUCH EMPLOYEES AND DETERMINE THEIR SALARIES.
Introduced and Committed
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Ratified

H. 3364 -- Rep. Littlejohn: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE BROOME HIGH SCHOOL "CENTURIONS" FOOTBALL TEAM, COACH BILL OWEN, AND OTHER SCHOOL OFFICIALS, THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 2005, AT A TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF CONGRATULATING AND HONORING THE TEAM ON ITS 2004 CLASS AA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3365 -- Rep. Littlejohn: A HOUSE RESOLUTION CONGRATULATING THE BROOME HIGH SCHOOL "CENTURIONS" OF SPARTANBURG COUNTY ON THEIR 2004 STATE AA FOOTBALL TITLE, AND HONORING THE PLAYERS AND COACH BILL OWENS ON THEIR IMPRESSIVE 11-4 SEASON.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3366 -- Rep. Talley: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE THE DORMAN HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS CROSS COUNTRY TEAM OF SPARTANBURG COUNTY ON THEIR STATE AAAA CROSS COUNTRY TITLE AND TO HONOR THE PLAYERS AND COACH ROBERT M. URBAN ON THEIR EXCEPTIONAL SEASON.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3367 -- Reps. Vick, Neilson, Jennings and Lucas: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO NAME THE BRIDGE OVER THOMPSON CREEK IN THE TOWN OF CHESTERFIELD ON HIGHWAY 13-243 AS THE "BUCHANAN BRIDGE" AND TO ERECT APPROPRIATE MARKERS OR SIGNS AT THE BRIDGE CONTAINING THE WORDS "BUCHANAN BRIDGE".
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3368 -- Reps. Vick, Neilson, Jennings and Lucas: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO NAME THE SOUTH CAROLINA HIGHWAY NUMBER 9 BRIDGE OVER THOMPSON CREEK IN THE TOWN OF CHESTERFIELD THE "HOOVER FAY BELL BRIDGE" AND TO ERECT APPROPRIATE SIGNS AT THE BRIDGE CONTAINING THE WORDS "HOOVER FAY BELL BRIDGE".
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3369 -- Reps. Vick, Neilson, Jennings and Lucas: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO NAME SOUTH CAROLINA HIGHWAY NUMBER 145 FROM THE NORTH CAROLINA STATELINE THROUGH THE TOWN OF CHESTERFIELD TO THE END OF HIGHWAY NUMBER 145 AT U. S. HIGHWAY NUMBER 1 THE "CAROLINA SANDHILLS PARKWAY" AND TO ERECT APPROPRIATE SIGNS CONTAINING THE WORDS "CAROLINA SANDHILLS PARKWAY".
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3370 -- Rep. Herbkersman, E.H. Pitts, Bowers, Ceips, Chalk and Huggins: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO ALLOW THE GOVERNING BODY OF A COUNTY WHICH IMPLEMENTED IN PROPERTY TAX YEAR 2004 REAL PROPERTY VALUES DETERMINED IN A COUNTYWIDE ASSESSMENT AND EQUALIZATION PROGRAM BY ORDINANCE TO REVERT FOR PROPERTY TAX YEAR 2005 ONLY TO THE VALUES FOR REAL PROPERTY USED IN CALCULATING 2003 PROPERTY TAXES, TO PROVIDE EXCEPTIONS, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THESE 2003 VALUES AS MODIFIED MUST BE THE VALUES SUBJECT TO ANY LIMIT ON INCREASES IN VALUE ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY IN 2005.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3371 -- Reps. Vick, Neilson and Jennings: A BILL TO AMEND ACT 587 OF 1994, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE CREATION OF THE CHESTERFIELD COUNTY BOARD OF ELECTIONS AND REGISTRATION, SO AS TO GIVE THE CHESTERFIELD COUNTY LEGISLATIVE DELEGATION THE SOLE APPOINTIVE POWERS FOR MEMBERS OF THE CHESTERFIELD COUNTY BOARD OF ELECTIONS AND REGISTRATION INSTEAD OF BEING APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR UPON RECOMMENDATION OF THE CHESTERFIELD COUNTY LEGISLATIVE DELEGATION.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Message to Senate
Message from Senate
Ratified
Veto Message
Veto Overridden

H. 3372 -- Reps. Rhoad, Whipper, Bowers, E.H. Pitts, Vick, Phillips, Witherspoon, Tripp, Anderson, Anthony, Barfield, Branham, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Dantzler, Frye, Hamilton, Hardwick, Haskins, Kirsh, Leach, McGee, Owens, Perry, Pinson, Rice, Sinclair, D.C. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.R. Smith, Stewart, Toole, Umphlett and Young: 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
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Debate Adjourned
Point of Order

H. 3373 -- Reps. W.D. Smith, Walker, Sinclair, Davenport, Littlejohn, Mahaffey and Talley: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 57-23-810 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE PORTION OF ROADSIDE VEGETATION ADJACENT TO INTERSTATE HIGHWAY 26, INTERSTATE HIGHWAY 85, AND INTERSTATE HIGHWAY 585 IN SPARTANBURG COUNTY MAY BE MOWED BEYOND THIRTY FEET FROM THE PAVEMENT.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Senate Amendments Amended
Other proceedings
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Message to Senate
Message to Senate
M. from S
M. from S
M. from S
M. from S
M. from S
Ratified
Veto Message
Veto Overridden

H. 3374 -- Reps. Wilkins, W.D. Smith, J. Brown, Cato, Chellis, Harrell, Harrison, Townsend, Witherspoon, Agnew, Allen, Altman, Anderson, Anthony, Bailey, Bales, Ballentine, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Ceips, Chalk, Clark, Clemmons, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Emory, Frye, Funderburk, Govan, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hiott, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kennedy, Kirsh, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Norman, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rhoad, Rice, Rivers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Simrill, Sinclair, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Tripp, Umphlett, Vaughn, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire and Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND SALUTE THE COURAGEOUS PEOPLE OF IRAQ WHO, BECAUSE OF THEIR UNRELENTING DESIRE FOR FREEDOM, WILL VOTE ON SUNDAY, JANUARY 30, 2005, TO ELECT THEIR NEW LEADERS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3375 -- Reps. Wilkins, Agnew, Allen, Altman, Anderson, Anthony, Bailey, Bales, Ballentine, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clark, Clemmons, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Emory, Frye, Funderburk, Govan, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hiott, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kennedy, Kirsh, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Norman, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rhoad, Rice, Rivers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Simrill, Sinclair, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Townsend, Tripp, Umphlett, Vaughn, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Witherspoon and Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO EXTEND A WARM WELCOME AND OUR BEST WISHES FOR A SUCCESSFUL VISIT TO OUR FRIENDS FROM FRANCE PARTICIPATING IN THE STUDENT EXCHANGE PROGRAM WITH J. L. MANN HIGH SCHOOL.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3376 -- Reps. Wilkins, Agnew, Allen, Altman, Anderson, Anthony, Bailey, Bales, Ballentine, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clark, Clemmons, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Emory, Frye, Funderburk, Govan, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hiott, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kennedy, Kirsh, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Norman, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rhoad, Rice, Rivers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Simrill, Sinclair, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Townsend, Tripp, Umphlett, Vaughn, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Witherspoon and Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA TO OUR FRIENDS FROM FRANCE PARTICIPATING IN THE STUDENT EXCHANGE PROGRAM WITH J.L. MANN HIGH SCHOOL ON FEBRUARY 15, 2005, AT A TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER FOR THE PURPOSE OF EXTENDING A WARM WELCOME AND OUR BEST WISHES FOR A SUCCESSFUL VISIT.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3377 -- Reps. Kirsh, Rutherford, Davenport, Barfield, Clemmons, Harrison, Limehouse, Mack, Moody-Lawrence, Ott, Perry, Rivers, Scarborough, J.E. Smith, W.D. Smith and Weeks: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 12-21-1085, SO AS TO PROVIDE THOSE TAXES ALLOWED TO BE IMPOSED ON BEER AND WINE TO THE EXCLUSION OF OTHER TAXES AND LICENSES WHICH MAY BE IMPOSED ON BEER AND WINE AND TO PROVIDE EXCEPTIONS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3378 -- Reps. Wilkins, W.D. Smith, J. Brown, Cato, Chellis, Harrell, Harrison, Townsend, Witherspoon, Bailey, Ballentine, Bingham, Brady, Ceips, Clemmons, Coates, Hagood, Haskins, Herbkersman, Leach, Limehouse, Loftis, Mahaffey, E.H. Pitts, Rice, Sandifer, Skelton, D.C. Smith, G.R. Smith, Taylor, Toole, Tripp, Umphlett, Vaughn, Whitmire, Viers, McLeod, J.E. Smith, Delleney and Littlejohn: 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.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading

H. 3379 -- Rep. Wilkins: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO ADOPT REVISED CODE VOLUMES 1 AND 7 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, 2005.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Ratified

H. 3380 -- Reps. Wilkins, W.D. Smith, J. Brown, Cato, Chellis, Harrell, Harrison, Townsend, Witherspoon, Bailey, Ballentine, Bingham, Brady, Ceips, Clemmons, Coates, Hagood, Haskins, Leach, Limehouse, Loftis, Mahaffey, E.H. Pitts, Rice, Rutherford, Skelton, D.C. Smith, G.R. Smith, Taylor, Toole, Tripp, Umphlett, Vaughn, Whitmire, Delleney, Littlejohn, McLeod, J.E. Smith, Viers and Govan: A JOINT RESOLUTION PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO SECTION 9, ARTICLE III OF THE CONSTITUTION OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1895, RELATING TO SESSIONS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR ANNUAL SESSIONS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY COMMENCING AT VARYING TIMES IN EVEN-NUMBERED YEARS AND ODD-NUMBERED YEARS AND FOR AN ORGANIZATIONAL SESSION FOR THE SENATE IN CERTAIN YEARS, DELETE CERTAIN OBSOLETE LANGUAGE, PROVIDE FOR ELECTION OF OFFICERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY, PROVIDE FOR CERTAIN MEETINGS FOR THE INTRODUCTION AND REFERRAL TO COMMITTEE OF LEGISLATION, AND PROVIDE FOR CERTAIN COMMITTEE MEETINGS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote

H. 3381 -- Reps. Cato, Skelton, Jennings, W.D. Smith, Townsend, Merrill, Ott, Rice, Mack, Viers and Walker: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING CHAPTER 14 TO TITLE 39 SO AS TO ENACT THE "SOUTH CAROLINA LANDOWNER AND ADVERTISING PROTECTION AND PROPERTY VALUATION ACT", TO DEFINE CERTAIN TERMS FOR THE PURPOSES OF THE ACT, TO EMPOWER LOCAL GOVERNMENTS TO REQUIRE THE REMOVAL OF NONCONFORMING OFF-PREMISES OUTDOOR ADVERTISING SIGNS AND TO REGULATE THE USE OF THEM, TO AUTHORIZE LOCAL GOVERNING BODIES TO ENTER INTO AGREEMENTS WITH SIGN OWNERS TO RELOCATE AND RECONSTRUCT SIGNS, TO PROVIDE FOR THE PAYMENT OF JUST COMPENSATION WHEN A SIGN IS REMOVED WITHOUT AN AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE PARTIES, AND TO PROVIDE FOR ARBITRATION BETWEEN THE PARTIES WHEN THEY FAIL TO REACH AN AGREEMENT.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
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
Proposed Amendment
Proposed Amendment
Proposed Amendment
Proposed Amendment
Point of Order

H. 3382 -- Reps. Altman and Viers: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 3, TITLE 56, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE REGISTRATION AND LICENSING OF MOTOR VEHICLES, BY ADDING ARTICLES 79 AND 80, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE ISSUANCE OF "CHOOSE LIFE" SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES AND "CHOOSE ABORTION" SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3383 -- Reps. Loftis, Cato, Leach, Frye, Barfield, Hosey, J.R. Smith and Witherspoon: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING CHAPTER 10, TITLE 40 SO AS TO ENACT THE FIRE PROTECTION SPRINKLER SYSTEMS ACT, INCLUDING PROVISIONS TO LICENSE AND REGULATE THE FIRE SPRINKLER SYSTEMS INDUSTRY, AND, AMONG OTHER THINGS, TO ESTABLISH LICENSURE AND LICENSURE RENEWAL REQUIREMENTS AND FEES, TO PROVIDE GROUNDS FOR MISCONDUCT AND SANCTIONS FOR MISCONDUCT, AND TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THE LICENSURE AND REGULATION OF FIRE SPRINKLER CONTRACTORS AND FIRE SPRINKLER SYSTEMS; TO AMEND SECTION 40-11-10, RELATING TO THE COMPOSITION OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA CONTRACTOR'S LICENSING BOARD, SO AS TO ADD A MEMBER TO THE BOARD WHO IS IN THE BUSINESS OF FIRE SPRINKLER SYSTEMS WORK; AND TO REPEAL CHAPTER 45 OF TITLE 23, RELATING TO FIRE PROTECTION SPRINKLER SYSTEMS ACT.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Amended
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Message to Senate
Message from Senate
Ratified
Veto Message
Veto Overridden

H. 3384 -- Reps. Loftis, Altman, Davenport, Frye, Hardwick, Hosey, Talley, Tripp, Mahaffey and Viers: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 5-3-310, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO CONTINUATION OF SERVICE BY SPECIAL PURPOSE DISTRICTS FOLLOWING ANNEXATION BY A MUNICIPALITY, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE CONTINUED HEALTH, SAFETY, AND GENERAL WELFARE OF A PERSON AND REAL PROPERTY LOCATED WITHIN THE BOUNDARIES OF THE DISTRICT BEFORE EXTENSION OF CORPORATE LIMITS.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3385 -- Rep. J.E. Smith: 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. 3386 -- Reps. W.D. Smith, Walker, Davenport, Lee, Littlejohn, Mahaffey and Talley: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 2-75-55 SO AS TO PROVIDE WHERE AN AWARD HAS BEEN MADE UNDER THE RESEARCH CENTERS OF ECONOMIC EXCELLENCE ACT TO ONE OR MORE SENIOR RESEARCH UNIVERSITIES WHICH HAVE PARTNERED WITH OTHER STATE OR LOCAL PUBLIC INSTITUTIONS INCLUDING HOSPITALS, ANY SIMILARLY SITUATED STATE OR LOCAL PUBLIC INSTITUTION INCLUDING ANOTHER HOSPITAL MAY PARTICIPATE IN THE RESEARCH PROJECT IF IT MEETS THE CRITERIA REQUIRED OF OTHER PARTICIPANTS AND HAS SUFFICIENT FUNDING FROM OTHER SOURCES TO PARTICIPATE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3387 -- Reps. E.H. Pitts, Hosey, Whipper, Anthony, Clyburn, Hayes, Jefferson and Leach: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 7-13-760, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE TIME A VOTER HAS TO CAST A BALLOT, SO AS TO DELETE THE FIVE MINUTE LIMITATION A VOTER HAS TO CAST HIS BALLOT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3388 -- Reps. Cooper, Wilkins, Agnew, Allen, Altman, Anderson, Anthony, Bailey, Bales, Ballentine, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clark, Clemmons, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Emory, Frye, Funderburk, Govan, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hiott, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kennedy, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Norman, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rhoad, Rice, Rivers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Simrill, Sinclair, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Townsend, Tripp, Umphlett, Vaughn, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Witherspoon and Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO OFFER HEARTFELT CONGRATULATIONS TO THE HONORABLE AND MRS. HERBERT KIRSH OF CLOVER ON THE OCCASION OF THE CELEBRATION OF THEIR FIFTY-FIFTH WEDDING ANNIVERSARY ON JANUARY 29, 2005, AND TO EXTEND TO THEM AND THEIR FAMILY EVERY GOOD WISH FOR SUCCESS, HEALTH, AND CONTINUED HAPPINESS IN THE YEARS TO COME.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3389 -- Reps. Ott, Cobb-Hunter, Govan and Rhoad: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO NAME U.S. HIGHWAY 601 NORTH, FROM THE I-26 INTERCHANGE THROUGH JAMISON IN ORANGEBURG COUNTY TO THE ORANGEBURG COUNTY LINE, IN HONOR OF THE LATE F. HALL YARBOROUGH, AND TO INSTALL APPROPRIATE MARKERS OR SIGNS ON THE HIGHWAY CONTAINING THE WORDS "F. HALL YARBOROUGH MEMORIAL HIGHWAY".
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3390 -- Reps. Taylor, Dantzler, Frye, Littlejohn, J.R. Smith, Toole and Vaughn: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 37-5-119 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR ASSIGNMENT OF A NONNEGOTIABLE INSTRUMENT TO A COLLECTION AGENCY BY A CREDITOR, TO PROVIDE CRITERIA FOR AN EFFECTIVE ASSIGNMENT OF THE INSTRUMENT, TO PROVIDE FOR PURSUIT OF A CLAIM BY THE ASSIGNEE BASED ON THE INSTRUMENT, AND TO DEFINE "COLLECTION AGENCY"; AND BY ADDING SECTION 37-10-108 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR ASSIGNMENT OF A RIGHT TO RECEIVE PAYMENT WHICH IS EVIDENCED BY A NONNEGOTIABLE INSTRUMENT AND TO PROVIDE, FURTHER, THAT AN ASSIGNEE IN THE REGULAR COURSE OF BUSINESS MAY BRING AN ACTION ON THE DEBT EVIDENCED BY THE ASSIGNED INSTRUMENT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3391 -- Reps. Toole, E.H. Pitts and Pinson: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 57-3-610, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE NAMING OF A HIGHWAY FACILITY IN HONOR OR AN INDIVIDUAL, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT PUBLIC FUNDS MAY NOT BE USED TO REIMBURSE THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION FOR THE EXPENSES IT INCURS TO NAME AND DEDICATE THE HIGHWAY FACILITY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3392 -- Reps. Toole, Clyburn, Jefferson, Limehouse, Vaughn, Pinson and Vick: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 59-150-360, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO TUITION ASSISTANCE TO ATTEND A STATE TECHNICAL COLLEGE OR A TWO-YEAR INSTITUTION, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IF A STUDENT FEELS THAT HE WILL DEFINITELY NOT QUALIFY TO RECEIVE FEDERAL FINANCIAL AID, THE STUDENT MAY COMPLETE A SIMPLE FORM OF MINIMUM QUESTIONS TO DETERMINE IF THE STUDENT DEFINITELY WILL NOT QUALIFY TO RECEIVE FEDERAL FINANCIAL AID, AND IF SO, THE STUDENT IS EXEMPT FROM COMPLETING THE FREE APPLICATION FOR FEDERAL STUDENT AID.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Ratified

H. 3393 -- Reps. M.A. Pitts, Anthony, Duncan, Hardwick, Herbkersman, Sinclair and Witherspoon: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 50-13-1135, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO COMMERCIAL OR NONCOMMERCIAL FISHING LICENSES REQUIRED FOR TAKING NONGAME FISH IN FRESHWATERS WITH CERTAIN FISHING DEVICES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A JUG PERMIT IS NOT REQUIRED FOR RESIDENTS ASSISTING JUG PERMIT HOLDERS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Ratified

H. 3394 -- Reps. Toole, Limehouse, Altman, Herbkersman, Ceips, Mahaffey and Vaughn: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-65-48 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PUBLIC SCHOOL SHALL PROVIDE A PARENT, UPON REQUEST, A COMPLETE HOME SCHOOLING INFORMATION PACKAGE AND PROVIDE WHAT MUST BE INCLUDED IN THE INFORMATION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3395 -- Reps. Umphlett, Hosey, Bailey, Branham, Cobb-Hunter, Davenport, M. Hines, Phillips, Sinclair and Taylor: A BILL TO AMEND TITLE 40 CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING CHAPTER 20 TO ENACT THE "SOUTH CAROLINA DIETETICS LICENSURE ACT" SO AS TO ESTABLISH THE SOUTH CAROLINA BOARD OF DIETETICS AND TO PROVIDE FOR ITS MEMBERS, POWERS, AND DUTIES; TO PROVIDE FOR THE LICENSURE AND REGULATION OF PERSONS ENGAGING IN THE PRACTICE OF DIETETICS OR NUTRITION, INCLUDING ESTABLISHING CRITERIA FOR LICENSURE AND LICENSE RENEWAL; TO ESTABLISH THE SCOPE OF PRACTICE FOR DIETITIANS; AND TO PROVIDE GROUNDS FOR MISCONDUCT AND PENALTIES FOR MISCONDUCT, INCLUDING CRIMINAL PENALTIES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3396 -- Reps. Bowers and Rivers: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO PROVIDE THAT SCHOOL DAY MISSED ON SEPTEMBER 27, 2004, BY THE STUDENTS OF SCHOOLS IN HAMPTON SCHOOL DISTRICT ONE IN HAMPTON COUNTY WHEN THE SCHOOLS WERE CLOSED DUE TO ICE OR INCLEMENT WEATHER CONDITIONS IS EXEMPTED FROM THE MAKE-UP REQUIREMENT THAT THE FULL SCHOOL DAY MISSED DUE TO EXTREME WEATHER OR OTHER CIRCUMSTANCES BE MADE UP.
Introduced and Committed
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Message to Senate
Message from Senate
Ratified
Veto Message
Veto Overridden

H. 3397 -- Reps. Townsend, Kirsh and Clark: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-3-5010, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF "PUBLIC EDUCATION: A GREAT INVESTMENT" LICENSE PLATES BY THE DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THESE LICENSE PLATES MAY BE ISSUED TO OWNERS OF PRIVATE PASSENGER-CARRYING MOTOR VEHICLES THAT FALL INTO CERTAIN WEIGHT CLASSIFICATIONS.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3398 -- Reps. Neilson, Jennings, Bales, Hosey, J. Hines, Altman, Branham, Breeland, J. Brown, Hayes, Lee, Rhoad, Scott and W.D. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 38-77-145 SO AS TO REQUIRE THE RELEASE OF THE EXISTENCE AND AMOUNT OF LIABILITY INSURANCE COVERAGE FROM THE POLICY OWNER OF AN AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE POLICY IF A CLAIMANT REQUESTS THAT INFORMATION IN WRITING; AND TO AMEND SECTION 38-77-140, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE MINIMUM LIABILITY LIMITS ON AN AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE POLICY, SO AS TO INCREASE THE MINIMUM LIMITS.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor removed
Co-Sponsor removed

H. 3399 -- Rep. Lucas: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-5015, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO SUNSCREEN DEVICES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES SHALL ISSUE A MOTOR VEHICLE DECAL TO A PERSON WHO PRESENTS TO IT AN AFFIDAVIT THAT STATES THAT THE PERSON HAS A PHYSICAL CONDITION THAT MAKES IT NECESSARY TO EQUIP HIS MOTOR VEHICLE WITH CERTAIN SUNSCREENING MATERIAL, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE DECAL MUST BE DISPLAYED ON THE REAR EXTERIOR OF THE VEHICLE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3400 -- Rep. Anthony: A BILL TO ABOLISH THE LOCKHART SCHOOL DISTRICT HEALTH COMMISSION IN UNION COUNTY AND TO REPEAL ACT 1171 OF 1948 ESTABLISHING THIS HEALTH COMMISSION.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Ratified

H. 3401 -- Reps. Harrell, Cooper, Battle, Miller, Bales, Vick, Agnew, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bailey, Ballentine, Barfield, Bowers, Branham, Breeland, G. Brown, Coleman, Emory, Funderburk, Haley, Hardwick, Hayes, Herbkersman, M. Hines, Jennings, Kennedy, Lucas, McCraw, McGee, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Phillips, Rhoad, Rivers, Sinclair, Skelton, J.E. Smith, Thompson and Wilkins: A BILL TO AMEND ACT 518 OF 1980, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA ATHLETIC FACILITIES REVENUE BONDS, SO AS TO RAISE THE OUTSTANDING DEBT LIMIT FOR THESE BONDS FROM FORTY MILLION TO SIXTY MILLION DOLLARS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3402 -- Reps. M.A. Pitts, Taylor, Owens, Duncan, Vick, Hardwick, Hagood, Ott, Ceips, Haley, Hiott, Limehouse, E.H. Pitts, G.R. Smith, Toole, Umphlett, Witherspoon, Chellis, Stewart, Mahaffey, Barfield, Huggins, Loftis, White, Clemmons, Walker, Littlejohn and Sinclair: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 2-17-10 AND 8-13-1300, BOTH AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DEFINITION OF TERMS IN MATTERS RELATING TO CAMPAIGN PRACTICES AND IN MATTERS RELATING TO LOBBYISTS AND LOBBYING, RESPECTIVELY, INCLUDING THE DEFINITION OF LEGISLATIVE CAUCUS COMMITTEE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT SUCH A CAUCUS MAY BE CREATED BASED UPON A SPECIAL LEGISLATIVE INTEREST.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Amended
Senate Amendments Amended
Senate Amendments Amended
Proposed Amendment
Proposed Amendment
Point of Order
Request for Debate

H. 3403 -- Reps. Clemmons and Hardwick: A BILL TO REPEAL SECTION 56-3-130, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO EXEMPTING CERTAIN BOAT TRAILERS, FARM TRAILERS, AND UTILITY TRAILERS FROM THE PROVISIONS THAT REQUIRE VEHICLES TO BE LICENSED OR REGISTERED.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3404 -- Rep. Scott: A BILL TO ENACT THE SOUTH CAROLINA RETIREMENT SYSTEM OPTION PLAN IN THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 9-1-1555 SO AS TO ALLOW A PERSON ON FIRST BECOMING A MEMBER OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA RETIREMENT SYSTEM IRREVOCABLY TO ELECT TO PAY AN EMPLOYEE CONTRIBUTION SUFFICIENT TO PAY THE FULL ACTUARIAL COST OF ALLOWING THAT MEMBER TO RETIRE AT ANY AGE WITHOUT PENALTY WITH EITHER TWENTY-FIVE OR TWENTY-EIGHT YEARS OF CREDITED SERVICE AND RECEIVE A RETIREMENT BENEFIT EQUAL TO THE BENEFIT OTHERWISE RECEIVED AFTER THIRTY YEARS OF CREDITED SERVICE AND TO PROVIDE THE MULTIPLIER FRACTIONS USED IN CALCULATING THE RETIREMENT BENEFITS OF PERSONS MAKING THIS ELECTION, TO AMEND SECTIONS 9-1-1510, 9-1-1515, 9-1-1550, 9-1-1660, 9-1-1770, AND 9-1-1850, ALL AS AMENDED, RELATING TO RETIREMENT AND EARLY RETIREMENT, CALCULATION OF RETIREMENT BENEFITS, SURVIVORS' ANNUITIES, DEATH BENEFITS, AND SERVICE PURCHASE FOR PURPOSES OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA RETIREMENT SYSTEM, SO AS TO INCREASE FROM TWENTY-EIGHT TO THIRTY YEARS THE SERVICE CREDIT REQUIRED FOR A MEMBER OF THAT SYSTEM TO RETIRE AT ANY AGE WITHOUT A REDUCTION IN BENEFITS AND TO MAKE THE APPROPRIATE CONFORMING AMENDMENTS AND TO MAKE THE PROVISIONS OF THIS ACT EFFECTIVE FOR PERSONS FIRST BECOMING MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA RETIREMENT SYSTEM AFTER JUNE 30, 2005.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3405 -- Reps. Mahaffey, J. Brown, Howard, Hosey, Kennedy, M. Hines, Townsend, Anthony, Breeland, Cato, Dantzler, Emory, Hardwick, Hayes, Jefferson, Jennings, Leach, J.M. Neal, Owens, M.A. Pitts, Rivers, Sinclair, Toole, Umphlett, Vaughn, Witherspoon, Young and Miller: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 40-51-20, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS USED IN CONNECTION WITH THE LICENSURE AND REGULATION OF PODIATRISTS, SO AS TO REVISE THE DEFINITION OF "PODIATRY" AND TO DEFINE "PRACTICE OF PODIATRY".
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Amended
Amended
Request for Debate

H. 3406 -- Rep. Mahaffey: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE JAMES F. BYRNES HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL TEAM, COACH BOBBY BENTLEY, AND OTHER SCHOOL OFFICIALS WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 2, 2005, AT A TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF CONGRATULATING AND HONORING THE TEAM ON WINNING THE CLASS AAAA DIVISION II STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3407 -- Reps. J.M. Neal, Govan, McCraw, Phillips, Altman, Bales, Branham, Emory, Harrell, Huggins, Limehouse, Rhoad, Scarborough, G.R. Smith and Neilson: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 59-111-110, 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
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recalled

H. 3408 -- Reps. J.M. Neal, McCraw, Phillips, Bales, Bingham, Emory, M.A. Pitts and Toole: 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. 3409 -- Rep. Harrison: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 9, TITLE 40, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE LICENSURE AND REGULATION OF CHIROPRACTORS, SO AS TO CONFORM THIS CHAPTER TO THE STATUTORY AND ORGANIZATIONAL FRAME WORK ESTABLISHED FOR PROFESSIONAL AND OCCUPATIONAL BOARDS IN CHAPTER 1, TITLE 40 UNDER THE ADMINISTRATION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING, AND REGULATION, AND TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THE LICENSURE AND REGULATION OF CHIROPRACTORS, INCLUDING AUTHORIZING THE TREATMENT OF ARTICULATION AND EXTREMITIES AND THE USE OF ACUPUNCTURE UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS, CLARIFYING THAT ONLY CHIROPRACTORS MAY PERFORM SPINAL ADJUSTMENT AND EXAMINATIONS TO EVALUATE FOR TREATMENT, PROVIDING FOR PRECEPTORSHIP TRAINING, AUTHORIZING DELEGATION OF CERTAIN TREATMENT, ALLOWING OUT-OF-STATE CHIROPRACTORS TO OBTAIN LICENSURE BY ENDORSEMENT AND TO SERVE AS CONSULTANTS, REQUIRING MALPRACTICE INSURANCE, AUTHORIZING THE BOARD TO OBTAIN CERTAIN MEDICAL AND PSYCHOLOGICAL RECORDS ON APPLICANTS, AND ESTABLISHING BOARD IMMUNITY FROM LIABILITY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3410 -- Reps. Harrison and Cotty: A BILL TO AMEND SECTIONS 33-1-200 AND 33-31-120, AS AMENDED, BOTH RELATING TO THE FILING REQUIREMENTS OF CERTAIN DOCUMENTS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DOCUMENT MUST BE IN A MEDIUM AND FORM AS PERMITTED BY THE SECRETARY OF STATE.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Ratified

H. 3411 -- Reps. Harrison and Clemmons: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 5-15-120, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO VOTE COUNTING IN MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS, SO AS TO DELETE THE REQUIREMENT THAT IN THE CASE OF A CONTESTED ELECTION INCUMBENTS HOLD OVER UNTIL THE CONTEST IS FINALLY DETERMINED; AND TO AMEND SECTION 5-15-140, RELATING TO CONTESTING A MUNICIPAL ELECTION, SO AS TO DELETE THE REQUIREMENT THAT THE NOTICE OF APPEAL OF THE DECISION OF THE MUNICIPAL ELECTION COMMISSION ACTS AS A STAY OF FURTHER PROCEEDINGS PENDING THE APPEAL.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Point of Order

H. 3412 -- Reps. Harrison, Bales, Cotty, Brady, Whipper, Vaughn, Branham, Toole, Taylor, D.C. Smith and Bailey: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 44-17-410, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO EMERGENCY ADMISSIONS TO MENTAL HEALTH FACILITIES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IF A PATIENT DOES NOT REQUIRE INVOLUNTARY TREATMENT, THE COURT, UPON PROPER NOTICE, SHALL DISMISS THE PETITION FOR COMMITMENT; TO AMEND SECTION 44-17-430, RELATING TO TAKING PERSONS WHO ARE BELIEVED TO BE A DANGER TO THEMSELVES OR OTHERS INTO CUSTODY, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT AN ORDER AUTHORIZING SUCH CUSTODY IS VALID ONLY FOR SEVENTY-TWO HOURS; TO ADD SECTION 44-13-05 SO AS TO ESTABLISH PROCEDURES FOR A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER TO TAKE A PERSON THE OFFICER BELIEVES TO BE MENTALLY ILL OR CHEMICALLY DEPENDENT, WHO POSES A LIKELIHOOD TO CAUSE SERIOUS HARM TO HIMSELF OR OTHERS, INTO PROTECTIVE CUSTODY AND TO TRANSPORT THE PERSON TO A LOCAL MENTAL HEALTH CENTER OR CRISIS STABILIZATION PROGRAM FOR EXAMINATION AND EVALUATION AND TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR A CENTER OR PROGRAM TO HOLD SUCH A PERSON; TO PROVIDE IMMUNITY FROM LIABILITY, TO DEFINE "CRISIS STABILIZATION PROGRAM", TO PROVIDE CONDITIONS UNDER WHICH PERSONS MAY BE TRANSPORTED BEYOND THE LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER'S JURISDICTION, AND TO PROVIDE THAT SUCH CENTERS AND PROGRAMS EXTEND TO THOSE IN ADJOINING OR THE NEAREST COUNTIES; TO AMEND SECTION 44-17-580, RELATING TO PROCEDURES FOR JUDICIAL COMMITMENT TO A MENTAL HEALTH FACILITY, SO AS TO CLARIFY THESE PROCEDURES AND TO AUTHORIZE THE COURT TO ORDER OUT-PATIENT TREATMENT FOLLOWING IN-PATIENT COMMITMENT; TO AMEND SECTION 44-24-150, RELATING TO THE AUTHORITY OF THE FAMILY COURT TO COMMIT CERTAIN CHILDREN FOR PSYCHIATRIC EVALUATION, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE COURT MAY ORDER THAT SUCH AN EVALUATION BE CONDUCTED BY A COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH CENTER, THAT IF AN IN-PATIENT EVALUATION IS RECOMMENDED, THE COURT MAY COMMIT THE CHILD TO A DESIGNATED HOSPITAL FOR UP TO FIFTEEN DAYS FOR SUCH AN EVALUATION AND TO PROVIDE THAT NOTICE MUST BE GIVEN TO A VICTIM OF A CHILD ORDERED TO A MENTAL HEALTH FACILITY FOR EVALUATION WHEN THE CHILD IS TRANSFERRED TO OR DISCHARGED FROM THE FACILITY; AND TO AMEND SECTION 44-52-50, RELATING TO PROCEDURES FOR EMERGENCY ADMISSIONS FOR ALCOHOL AND DRUG TREATMENT, SO AS TO CLARIFY THAT IF A COURT ISSUES AN ORDER TO TAKE A PERSON IN NEED OF SUCH TREATMENT INTO PROTECTIVE CUSTODY, THE ORDER IS VALID ONLY FOR SEVENTY-TWO HOURS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Amended
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Point of Order
Request for Debate
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 3413 -- 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, TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR PROCEDURES REGARDING THE EXPENDITURE OF CERTAIN FUNDING, AND TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Ratified

H. 3414 -- Rep. Talley: A BILL TO AMEND SECTIONS 7-15-220, 7-15-380, AS AMENDED, 7-15-385, AS AMENDED, AND 7-15-420, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO CASTING A BALLOT BY MEANS OF AN ABSENTEE BALLOT, SO AS TO DELETE THE REQUIREMENT THAT THE SIGNATURE OR MARK OF AN ABSENTEE APPLICANT BE WITNESSED.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3415 -- Rep. Talley: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE CONGRATULATIONS OF THE MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF AND BLIND FOOTBALL TEAM AND HEAD COACH MIKE SIMS ON THEIR UNDEFEATED 2004 FOOTBALL SEASON.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3416 -- Rep. Ott: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE CALHOUN ACADEMY "CAVALIERS" FOOTBALL TEAM, HEAD COACH ADAM JARECKI, AND OTHER SCHOOL OFFICIALS, WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 2005, AT A TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF CONGRATULATING AND HONORING THE TEAM ON THEIR 2004 SOUTH CAROLINA INDEPENDENT SCHOOL ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION CLASS AA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3417 -- Rep. Clemmons: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND MR. HERBERT BRYSON SCHLOSS OF MYRTLE BEACH FOR HIS SERVICE AS EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE OCEAN VIEW MEMORIAL FOUNDATION, AND TO WISH HIM MUCH HAPPINESS IN HIS RETIREMENT.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3418 -- Rep. Ott: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION CONGRATULATING THE CALHOUN ACADEMY "CAVALIERS" FOOTBALL TEAM OF CALHOUN COUNTY ON THEIR OUTSTANDING SEASON AND CAPTURING THE 2004 SOUTH CAROLINA INDEPENDENT SCHOOL ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION CLASS AA STATE FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP, AND HONORING THESE OUTSTANDING PLAYERS, COACH ADAM JARECKI AND HIS STAFF, AND THE CALHOUN ACADEMY.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3419 -- Rep. G. Brown: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE SORROW OF THE MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA UPON THE DEATH OF JUDGE ARCHIE BEATTIE OF LEE COUNTY ON JANUARY 17, 2005, AND TO CONVEY THEIR DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO HIS FAMILY AND MANY FRIENDS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3420 -- Judiciary Committee: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO ADOPT THE RECOMMENDATION OF THE HOUSE JUDICIARY COMMITTEE ON THE ELECTION APPEAL IN HOUSE DISTRICT 106.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3421 -- Rep. Allen: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE TYRON STUCKS MCFARLAND, JR. OF THE CITY OF COLUMBIA, SOUTH CAROLINA ON BEING NAMED THE THIRTY-FOURTH RINGMASTER FOR THE 135TH EDITION OF THE RINGLING BROTHERS AND BARNUM & BAILEY CIRCUS, AND TO WISH HIM MUCH SUCCESS DURING THIS YEAR'S TOUR OF THE GREATEST SHOW ON EARTH.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3422 -- Rep. Townsend: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-3385, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS REGARDING REFUNDABLE STATE INDIVIDUAL INCOME TAX CREDITS, SO AS TO EXCLUDE AN INDIVIDUAL WHO IS A HOPE SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENT FROM THE DEFINITION OF "STUDENT".
Introduced and Committed

H. 3423 -- Reps. Townsend and Pinson: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 59-150-360, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO TUITION ASSISTANCE FOR TECHNICAL COLLEGES AND TWO-YEAR INSTITUTIONS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT WHO IS DUALLY ENROLLED IN AN ELIGIBLE TWO-YEAR INSTITUTION IS NOT REQUIRED TO BE DEGREE SEEKING AND IS NOT REQUIRED TO COMPLETE A FREE APPLICATION FOR FEDERAL STUDENT AID (FAFSA) APPLICATION TO QUALIFY AS A FIRST TIME ENTERING FRESHMAN.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3424 -- Rep. Harrison: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 20-7-1220, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE COURT REQUIRING A PARENT TO PROVIDE HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR A CHILD, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IN CHILD SUPPORT CASES ENFORCED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES, THE DIVISION MUST USE THE NATIONAL MEDICAL SUPPORT NOTICE PROMULGATED BY FEDERAL LAW.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Ratified

H. 3425 -- Reps. Scarborough and Altman: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 5-1-30, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PREREQUISITES TO THE ISSUANCE OF A CORPORATE CERTIFICATE FOR A PROPOSED MUNICIPALITY, SO AS TO DELETE THE REQUIREMENT THAT NO PART OF THE PROPOSED MUNICIPALITY IS WITHIN FIVE MILES OF THE BOUNDARY OF AN ACTIVE INCORPORATED MUNICIPALITY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3426 -- Reps. Scarborough and Altman: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 1, TITLE 5, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO MUNICIPAL INCORPORATION, SO AS TO ESTABLISH A JOINT LEGISLATIVE COMMITTEE ON MUNICIPAL INCORPORATION TO REVIEW THE FILING OF AN AREA SEEKING INCORPORATION AND TO RECOMMEND TO THE SECRETARY OF STATE WHETHER THE MINIMUM SERVICE STANDARDS FOR MUNICIPAL INCORPORATION ARE MET AND TO DEFINE "CONTIGUITY" FOR PURPOSES OF A MUNICIPAL INCORPORATION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3427 -- Rep. Townsend: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE BELTON-HONEA PATH HIGH SCHOOL "BEARS" FOOTBALL TEAM, COACH WAYNE GREEN, AND OTHER SCHOOL OFFICIALS, AT A TIME AND DATE TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF CONGRATULATING AND HONORING THE TEAM ON THEIR OUTSTANDING SEASON AND THEIR 2004 CLASS AAA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3428 -- Reps. W.D. Smith, Sinclair, Walker, Davenport, Lee, Littlejohn, Mahaffey and Talley: A JOINT RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY OF SPARTANBURG TO MOVE THE STATUE OF REVOLUTIONARY WAR GENERAL DANIEL MORGAN IN CONNECTION WITH THE CITY'S PLAN TO UPGRADE DANIEL MORGAN SQUARE.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Ratified

H. 3429 -- Reps. Mahaffey and McLeod: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-37-224, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO MOTOR HOMES WHICH QUALIFY AS A PRIMARY OR SECONDARY RESIDENCE FOR PURPOSES OF AD VALOREM PROPERTY TAX, SO AS TO INCLUDE TRAILERS USED FOR CAMPING AND RECREATIONAL TRAVEL PULLED BY A MOTOR VEHICLE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3430 -- Reps. Vick, Jennings, Lucas and Neilson: A BILL TO PROVIDE THAT EACH MEMBER OF THE CHESTERFIELD COUNTY TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE SHALL BE ALLOWED AND PAID FROM CHESTERFIELD COUNTY "C" FUND REVENUES SEVENTY-FIVE DOLLARS FOR EACH MEETING AT WHICH HE IS IN ATTENDANCE, TO PROVIDE THAT THE COMMITTEE SHALL RECEIVE THE PAYMENT AUTHORIZED IN THIS ACT UPON ISSUANCE OF APPROVED VOUCHERS BY THE COMMITTEE'S CHAIRMAN, EXCEPT THAT THE CHAIRMAN MAY NOT APPROVE VOUCHERS IN ANY SINGLE FISCAL YEAR WHICH VOUCHERS AUTHORIZE PAYMENT FOR MORE THAN FIFTEEN MEETINGS PER FISCAL YEAR FOR EACH MEMBER OF THE COMMITTEE, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE CHAIRMAN OF THE CHESTERFIELD COUNTY LEGISLATIVE DELEGATION SHALL BE AN EX OFFICIO NONVOTING MEMBER OF THE CHESTERFIELD COUNTY TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE WHO SHALL NOT RECEIVE ANY PER DIEM OR COMPENSATION FOR THIS SERVICE.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Other proceedings
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Enrolled
Message to Senate
Message from Senate
Ratified
Veto Message
Veto Overridden

H. 3431 -- Reps. Limehouse, Merrill, Whipper, Young, Hinson, Chellis, Altman, Breeland, Hagood, Harrell, Jefferson, Mack, Scarborough and R. Brown: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-53-427 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE GOVERNING COMMISSION OF TRIDENT TECHNICAL COLLEGE MAY 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

H. 3432 -- Reps. Mack, Breeland, Cobb-Hunter, Hosey, Howard and Littlejohn: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 23, TITLE 58, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO MOTOR VEHICLE CARRIERS, BY ADDING SECTION 58-23-1273 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A DRIVER OPERATING A TAXICAB UNDER A SIGNED INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR LEASE AGREEMENT WITH A COMPANY WHICH OWNS THE TAXICAB AND WHICH ALLOWS THE DRIVER TO OPERATE THE TAXICAB AS A LESSEE IS AN INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR NOTWITHSTANDING SECTION 42-1-130.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3433 -- Reps. Mack, Anderson, Breeland, Cobb-Hunter, Harvin, M. Hines, Hosey, Howard and Littlejohn: 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.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3434 -- Reps. Anthony, Hayes, Coleman, Duncan, Kirsh and M.A. Pitts: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 8-11-620, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO ANNUAL LEAVE AND THE LUMP SUM PAYMENTS FOR UNUSED ANNUAL LEAVE FOR A STATE EMPLOYEE UPON THE EMPLOYEE'S TERMINATION, RETIREMENT, OR DEATH, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A RETIRED MEMBER OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA RETIREMENT SYSTEM IS NOT ELIGIBLE TO RECEIVE A LUMP SUM PAYMENT FOR UNUSED ANNUAL LEAVE; TO AMEND SECTION 8-17-370, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PERSONS EXEMPT FROM THE STATE EMPLOYEE GRIEVANCE PROCEDURE ACT, SO AS TO EXEMPT FROM THE ACT A RETIRED MEMBER OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA RETIREMENT SYSTEM; TO AMEND SECTION 9-1-1790, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE EARNINGS LIMIT AND CONTRIBUTIONS APPLICABLE TO RETIRED MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA RETIREMENT SYSTEM, SO AS TO ELIMINATE THE EARNINGS LIMIT, REDUCE FROM SIXTY DAYS TO FIFTEEN CONSECUTIVE CALENDAR DAYS THE TIME AFTER WHICH A RETIRED MEMBER MAY RETURN TO COVERED EMPLOYMENT WITHOUT AFFECTING THE RETIREE'S BENEFITS AND TO REQUIRE A RETIRED MEMBER IN COVERED EMPLOYMENT TO MAKE THE SAME CONTRIBUTIONS AS AN ACTIVE MEMBER FOR WHICH THE RETIRED MEMBER ACCRUES NO RETIREMENT SYSTEM CREDIT, TO CLOSE THE TEACHER AND EMPLOYEE RETENTION INCENTIVE PROGRAM (TERI) TO NEW PARTICIPANTS AFTER JUNE 30, 2005; TO AMEND SECTION 9-11-90, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO RETURN TO COVERED EMPLOYMENT OF A RETIRED MEMBER OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA POLICE OFFICERS RETIREMENT SYSTEM, SO AS TO REQUIRE A RETIRED MEMBER IN COVERED EMPLOYMENT TO MAKE THE SAME CONTRIBUTIONS AS AN ACTIVE MEMBER FOR WHICH THE RETIRED MEMBER ACCRUES NO RETIREMENT SYSTEM CREDIT, AND TO REPEAL EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2010, ARTICLE 17, CHAPTER 1, TITLE 9, RELATING TO THE TEACHER AND EMPLOYEE RETENTION INCENTIVE PROGRAM (TERI).
Introduced and Committed

H. 3435 -- Reps. Whipper, Anderson, Hosey, Jefferson, Jennings, G.M. Smith and Weeks: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 16-3-910, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE OFFENSE OF KIDNAPPING, SO AS TO PROVIDE A PERSON CONVICTED OF KIDNAPPING BEFORE JUNE 5, 1991, AND SENTENCED TO LIFE IMPRISONMENT MAY PETITION THE COURT FOR A REDUCTION IN HIS SENTENCE TO THIRTY YEARS, AND THE COURT, IN ITS SOLE DISCRETION, MAY REDUCE THE SENTENCE ACCORDINGLY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3436 -- Reps. Davenport, Barfield, Viers, G. Brown, Bingham and Owens: 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
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3437 -- Reps. Chalk, Herbkersman, Ceips and Bowers: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 12-37-223 SO AS TO ALLOW A PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTION FOR OWNER-OCCUPIED RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY AND COMMERCIAL REAL PROPERTY IN A COUNTY IN AN AMOUNT SUFFICIENT TO LIMIT TO FIFTEEN PERCENT THE INCREASE IN THE PROPERTY TAX ON SUCH PROPERTY IN THE YEAR OF IMPLEMENTATION OF A COUNTYWIDE ASSESSMENT AND EQUALIZATION PROGRAM OVER THE TAX DUE ON THE PROPERTY FOR THE PRECEDING YEAR, TO PROVIDE FOR THE DURATION OF THIS EXEMPTION AND THE CIRCUMSTANCES IN WHICH THIS EXEMPTION DOES NOT APPLY; TO AMEND SECTION 12-37-223A, RELATING TO THE COUNTY OPTION EXEMPTION LIMITING TO FIFTEEN PERCENT THE INCREASE IN VALUE RESULTING FROM A COUNTYWIDE ASSESSMENT AND EQUALIZATION PLAN, SO AS TO CONFORM IT TO THE PROVISIONS OF SECTION 12-37-223 AS ADDED BY THIS ACT, AND TO MAKE THIS EXEMPTION APPLY FOR REASSESSMENT PROGRAMS IMPLEMENTED AFTER 2004 WITH A SPECIAL PROVISION FOR COUNTIES WHICH IMPLEMENTED SUCH PLANS IN 2004.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3438 -- Reps. Townsend, Altman, Viers, E.H. Pitts, Cooper, Miller, Limehouse, Clemmons, Hardwick, Martin, Ott, Thompson, White, Wilkins, Witherspoon and Leach: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 4-9-200 SO AS TO REQUIRE COUNTY ASSESSORS BE ELECTED AT THE TIME OF THE GENERAL ELECTION.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3439 -- Reps. Bales, Neilson and Lucas: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO REPRESENTATIVES OF THE ADMINISTRATION, FACULTY AND STUDENTS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA GOVERNOR'S SCHOOL FOR THE ARTS AND HUMANITIES AT A TIME AND DATE TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF RECOGNIZING THEM FOR RECEIVING THE PALMETTO GOLD AWARD AND PARTICIPATING IN THE AWARD WINNING CONNECTING ARTS THROUGH SERVICE PROGRAM.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3440 -- Rep. Sandifer: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO ANN ASHLEY WOOD, MISS SOUTH CAROLINA 2004, AND ALL THE CONTESTANTS COMPETING FOR THE MISS SOUTH CAROLINA 2005 TITLE, ON A DATE AND AT A TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF BEING RECOGNIZED AND CONGRATULATED.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3441 -- Reps. Ceips, Agnew, Allen, Altman, Anderson, Anthony, Bailey, Bales, Ballentine, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Chalk, Chellis, Clark, Clemmons, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Emory, Frye, Funderburk, Govan, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hiott, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kennedy, Kirsh, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Norman, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rhoad, Rice, Rivers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Simrill, Sinclair, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Townsend, Tripp, Umphlett, Vaughn, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Wilkins, Witherspoon and Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION RECOGNIZING THE RETURNING MEMBERS OF THE BEAUFORT ARMY NATIONAL GUARD FOR THEIR SERVICE AND SACRIFICE TO OUR STATE AND NATION.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3442 -- Reps. Bales, Neilson, Wilkins and Lucas: A HOUSE RESOLUTION RECOGNIZING THE STUDENTS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA GOVERNOR'S SCHOOL FOR THE ARTS AND HUMANITIES FOR STRIVING TO REACH THE FULL MEASURE OF THEIR TALENTS AND ABILITIES, FOR RECEIVING THE PALMETTO GOLD AWARD, AND FOR PARTICIPATING IN THE AWARD WINNING CONNECTING ARTS THROUGH SERVICE PROGRAM.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3443 -- Reps. Hinson, Young, Brady, Ceips, Cobb-Hunter, Funderburk, Haley, Haskins, Lee, Martin, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, Neilson, Parks, Agnew, Allen, Altman, Anderson, Anthony, Bailey, Bales, Ballentine, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Branham, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Chalk, Chellis, Clark, Clemmons, Clyburn, Coates, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Emory, Frye, Govan, Hagood, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Hayes, Herbkersman, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hiott, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kennedy, Kirsh, Leach, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Norman, Ott, Owens, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rhoad, Rice, Rivers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Simrill, Sinclair, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Townsend, Tripp, Umphlett, Vaughn, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Wilkins and Witherspoon: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE FEBRUARY 4, 2005, AS "NATIONAL RED DRESS DAY" IN SOUTH CAROLINA AND ENCOURAGE ALL SOUTH CAROLINIANS TO WEAR RED ON THIS DAY TO HELP PROMOTE PUBLIC AWARENESS OF HEART DISEASE IN WOMEN.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3444 -- Rep. Miller: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND THE WACCAMAW HIGH SCHOOL "LADY WARRIORS" GIRLS TENNIS TEAM ON THEIR OUTSTANDING SEASON AND FOR CAPTURING THE CLASS A-AA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE, AND TO HONOR THESE EXCEPTIONAL PLAYERS, COACHES, AND STAFF.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3445 -- Reps. Taylor, Agnew, Allen, Altman, Anderson, Anthony, Bailey, Bales, Ballentine, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clark, Clemmons, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Emory, Frye, Funderburk, Govan, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hiott, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kennedy, Kirsh, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Norman, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rhoad, Rice, Rivers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Simrill, Sinclair, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Stewart, Talley, Thompson, Toole, Townsend, Tripp, Umphlett, Vaughn, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Wilkins, Witherspoon and Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND ACKNOWLEDGE THE OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTIONS OF THE NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION (NASA) TO OUR NATION'S PROUD TRADITION OF LEADERSHIP IN SPACE EXPLORATION AND SCIENTIFIC DISCOVERY AND TO DECLARE THIS STATE'S FULL SUPPORT FOR NASA'S VISION FOR SPACE EXPLORATION PROGRAM.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3446 -- Reps. J. Brown, Agnew, Allen, Altman, Anderson, Anthony, Bailey, Bales, Ballentine, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clark, Clemmons, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Emory, Frye, Funderburk, Govan, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hiott, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kennedy, Kirsh, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Norman, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rhoad, Rice, Rivers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Simrill, Sinclair, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Townsend, Tripp, Umphlett, Vaughn, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Wilkins, Witherspoon and Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR MRS. LUCILLE HALLMAN HOLMAN OF COLUMBIA, ON THE OCCASION OF HER ONE-HUNDREDTH BIRTHDAY AND TO EXTEND BEST WISHES TO HER FOR CONTINUED GOOD HEALTH AND HAPPINESS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3447 -- Reps. Viers, Edge, Barfield, Agnew, Allen, Altman, Anderson, Anthony, Bailey, Bales, Ballentine, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clark, Clemmons, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Emory, Frye, Funderburk, Govan, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hiott, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kennedy, Kirsh, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Norman, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rhoad, Rice, Rivers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Simrill, Sinclair, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Townsend, Tripp, Umphlett, Vaughn, Vick, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Wilkins, Witherspoon and Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE DEEPEST SYMPATHY OF THE MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO THE FAMILY OF MR. JAMES M. "JIM" SESSIONS OF CONWAY UPON HIS RECENT DEATH.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3448 -- Reps. J. Brown, Agnew, Allen, Altman, Anderson, Anthony, Bailey, Bales, Ballentine, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clark, Clemmons, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Emory, Frye, Funderburk, Govan, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hiott, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kennedy, Kirsh, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Norman, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rhoad, Rice, Rivers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Simrill, Sinclair, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Townsend, Tripp, Umphlett, Vaughn, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Wilkins, Witherspoon and Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS A WARM WELCOME BY THE MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA TO MARIA DO CARMO REBOUCAS DA CRUZ OF WASHINGTON, D.C., AS SHE VISITS THE STATE TO PARTICIPATE IN BLACK HISTORY MONTH EVENTS IN COLUMBIA, SOUTH CAROLINA ON WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2005.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3449 -- Reps. Scott, Agnew, Allen, Altman, Anderson, Anthony, Bailey, Bales, Ballentine, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clark, Clemmons, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Emory, Frye, Funderburk, Govan, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hiott, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kennedy, Kirsh, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Norman, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rhoad, Rice, Rivers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Simrill, Sinclair, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Townsend, Tripp, Umphlett, Vaughn, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Wilkins, Witherspoon and Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE MR. WILLIE H. BRYANT OF RICHLAND COUNTY ON BEING INSTALLED AS A DEACON AND CHAIRMAN OF CORPORATE MISSIONS FOR GREATER FAITH UNITED MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH, AND TO WISH HIM CONTINUED SUCCESS IN ALL OF HIS FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3450 -- Reps. Chalk, Clark, M. Hines, Bales, Agnew, Anderson, Anthony, Ballentine, Brady, Branham, R. Brown, Ceips, Clemmons, Edge, Emory, Govan, Haley, Hardwick, Haskins, Herbkersman, J. Hines, Martin, Moody-Lawrence, Norman, Rivers, Scarborough, Sinclair, G.R. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Umphlett, Vaughn, Whitmire, Wilkins, Witherspoon, Young, Allen, Altman, Bailey, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, Cato, Chellis, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Frye, Funderburk, Hagood, Hamilton, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Hayes, Hinson, Hiott, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kennedy, Kirsh, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rhoad, Rice, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scott, Simrill, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, J.E. Smith, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Townsend, Tripp, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper and White: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO DECLARE TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2005, AS "SOUTH CAROLINA HOMETOWN DAY" IN ORDER TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR THE MANY OUTSTANDING MUNICIPAL OFFICIALS IN OUR STATE.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3451 -- 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 IDENTIFY AUTHORIZED TO BE ACCEPTED.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3452 -- Reps. Umphlett, Stewart, Bailey, Ballentine, Barfield, Bingham, J. Brown, Ceips, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Dantzler, Duncan, Edge, Frye, Haley, Hardwick, Hinson, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Mack, Mahaffey, Miller, J.H. Neal, Parks, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rhoad, Rivers, Rutherford, F.N. Smith, J.E. Smith, Viers, Weeks, Whitmire, Witherspoon and Clark: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 58-3-530, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE STATE REGULATION OF PUBLIC UTILITIES REVIEW COMMITTEE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE REVIEW COMMITTEE HAS THE POWER TO APPOINT AN ADVISORY COMMITTEE, AT LEAST ONE OF WHOM MUST HAVE ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE EXPERIENCE, AND TO FURTHER PROVIDE THAT THE REVIEW COMMITTEE HAS THE DUTY TO REVIEW CANDIDATES FOR APPOINTMENT TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA PUBLIC SERVICE AUTHORITY TO DETERMINE WHETHER THE CANDIDATES ARE QUALIFIED; TO AMEND SECTION 58-31-20, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE APPOINTMENT OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA PUBLIC SERVICE AUTHORITY, SO AS TO ESTABLISH QUALIFICATIONS AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS RELATING TO CANDIDATES FOR APPOINTMENT TO THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS AND TO PROVIDE THE MANNER IN WHICH THE DIRECTORS MUST BE APPOINTED; AND TO AMEND SECTION 1-3-240, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO REMOVAL OF STATE OFFICERS BY THE GOVERNOR, SO AS TO ADD TO THE CATEGORY OF THOSE OFFICERS WHO CAN BE REMOVED ONLY FOR CAUSE PERSONS SERVING ON THE SOUTH CAROLINA PUBLIC SERVICE AUTHORITY.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor removed

H. 3453 -- Reps. Limehouse, Altman, Barfield, Bailey, Rice, Scarborough, Wilkins, Owens, Clemmons, Hagood and Mahaffey: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-37-224, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE CLASSIFICATION OF A MOTOR HOME AS REAL PROPERTY FOR PURPOSES OF AD VALOREM TAXES AND THE REQUIREMENTS NECESSARY FOR THAT CLASSIFICATION, SO AS TO INCLUDE BOATS WITHIN THE CLASSIFICATION IF THEY MEET THE SAME REQUIREMENTS, AND TO AMEND SECTION 12-37-220, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTIONS, SO AS TO EXEMPT A SUFFICIENT AMOUNT OF THE FAIR MARKET VALUE OF A WATERCRAFT AND OF THE COMBINED VALUE OF A WATERCRAFT AND ITS MOTOR, IF TAXED SEPARATELY, TO LIMIT TO ONE THOUSAND FIVE HUNDRED DOLLARS THE PROPERTY TAX DUE ON THE WATERCRAFT OR BOTH THE WATERCRAFT AND THE MOTOR, FOR ONE PROPERTY-TAX YEAR.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Amended
Amended
Proposed Amendment
Proposed Amendment
Point of Order
Point of Order

H. 3454 -- Reps. Cotty and Harrison: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 29-3-330, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO METHODS OF ENTERING A MORTGAGE SATISFACTION, SO AS TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THE CONTENTS OF THE AFFIDAVIT THAT AN ATTORNEY IS PERMITTED TO FILE IN REGARD TO A MORTGAGE WHICH HE HAS SATISFIED.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Point of Order
Ratified

H. 3455 -- 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 and Committed

H. 3456 -- Reps. White, Davenport, Delleney, Hamilton, Leach, Limehouse, Martin, Scarborough, Townsend and Vaughn: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 6-1-320, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE LIMITS ON ANNUAL INCREASES IN LOCAL GOVERNMENT AND SCHOOL DISTRICT PROPERTY TAX MILLAGE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE ROLLBACK MILLAGE RATE OTHERWISE APPLICABLE FOR THE PROPERTY TAX YEAR IN WHICH THE VALUES DETERMINED IN A COUNTYWIDE ASSESSMENT AND EQUALIZATION PROGRAM ARE IMPLEMENTED MAY NOT BE INCREASED EXCEPT UPON A FAVORABLE VOTE IN A REFERENDUM HELD SPECIFICALLY FOR THAT PURPOSE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3457 -- Reps. White, Rivers, Duncan, G.R. Smith, Limehouse, Bailey, Hagood, Hamilton, Martin, M.A. Pitts, Scarborough, Sinclair, Vaughn, Young, Altman, Vick, Barfield, Clemmons and Loftis: 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 THAT CONSISTENT WITH THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, TO PROTECT, CONSERVE, AND REPLENISH THE NATURAL RESOURCES OF THIS STATE, THE PEOPLE OF SOUTH CAROLINA HAVE THE RIGHT TO HUNT, FISH, AND TAKE GAME SUBJECT TO REASONABLE RESTRICTIONS PRESCRIBED BY LAW RELATING TO METHODS, TIMES, AND LOCATIONS OF HUNTING, FISHING, AND TAKING GAME, THE RIGHTS OF THE OWNERS OF REAL PROPERTY AFFECTED BY HUNTING, FISHING, AND TAKING GAME, AND THE HEALTH AND SAFETY OF THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Amended

H. 3458 -- Reps. Umphlett, Battle, Duncan and Littlejohn: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 50-11-345 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IT IS UNLAWFUL TO HUNT DEER WITH A CENTERFIRE RIFLE UNLESS THE HUNTER IS OCCUPYING AN ELEVATED STAND AT LEAST TEN FEET ABOVE THE GROUND.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3459 -- Reps. Ott, Rhoad, Bales, Clark, Duncan, Frye, Hagood, Harrell, Hayes, Limehouse, M.A. Pitts, Toole, Umphlett and Witherspoon: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 50-11-2420, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO COMMERCIAL FUR LICENSES, SO AS TO INCREASE THE LICENSE FEES; TO AMEND SECTION 50-11-2460, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE TRAPPING OF BEARS, SO AS TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THE TYPES OF TRAPS WHICH MAY BE USED; TO AMEND SECTION 50-11-2475, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO A FUR PROCESSOR'S LICENSE, SO AS TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THOSE PERSONS WHO ARE REQUIRED TO OBTAIN A LICENSE AND FOR THOSE WHO ARE NOT; TO AMEND SECTION 50-11-2480, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PERSONS WHO ARE NOT REQUIRED TO OBTAIN A FUR BUYERS LICENSE, SO AS TO MAKE A TECHNICAL CORRECTION; TO AMEND SECTION 50-11-2490, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO FUR BUYERS AND PROCESSORS REQUIRED TO KEEP A DAILY REGISTER, SO AS TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THOSE PERSONS REQUIRED TO KEEP SUCH A REGISTER AND THE CONTENTS OF THE REGISTER; TO AMEND SECTION 50-11-2510, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE TAGGING OF BOBCAT AND OTTER FURS, PELTS, AND HIDES AND THE ISSUANCE AND FEES FOR THOSE TAGS, SO AS TO REVISE THOSE PERSONS REQUIRED TO HAVE SUCH A TAG AND THE FEES AND PROCEDURES FOR THOSE TAGS; TO AMEND SECTION 50-11-2515, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE UNLAWFUL TRAFFICKING IN FURS OR FURBEARING ANIMALS, SO AS TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THE ELEMENTS OF THIS OFFENSE; TO AMEND SECTION 50-11-2540, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE COMMERCIAL TRAPPING SEASON FOR FURBEARING ANIMALS, SO AS TO REVISE THE LENGTH OF THIS SEASON; TO AMEND SECTION 50-11-2560, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATING THE PROVISIONS OF CERTAIN FUR AND FURBEARING PROVISIONS OF LAW, SO AS TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THOSE PROVISIONS TO WHICH THESE PENALTIES APPLY; TO AMEND SECTION 50-11-2610, RELATING TO FOX AND COYOTE HUNTING ENCLOSURE PERMITS, SO AS TO REVISE THE PERMIT YEAR; AND TO REPEAL SECTION 50-11-2500 RELATING TO PERMITS TO HOLD FURS BEYOND THE END OF THE REGULAR SEASON FOR TAKING FUR BEARING ANIMALS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3460 -- Reps. Bailey, Chellis, Harrell and Young: A BILL TO AMEND ACT 1627 OF 1972, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE DORCHESTER COUNTY VOCATIONAL EDUCATION BOARD OF TRUSTEES, SO AS TO CHANGE REFERENCES FROM DORCHESTER VOCATIONAL EDUCATION TO DORCHESTER COUNTY CAREER AND TECHNOLOGY CENTER AND TO UPDATE LANGUAGE, TO PROVIDE THAT THE TWO MEMBERS APPOINTED FROM THE SCHOOLS DISTRICTS MUST NOT BE VOTING MEMBERS BUT SHALL SERVE EX OFFICIO, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE OPERATIONAL BUDGET MUST BE SUBMITTED TO THE DORCHESTER COUNTY COUNCIL.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Ratified

H. 3461 -- Rep. Rutherford: 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 A COLLEGE IDENTIFICATION CARD CONTAINING A PHOTOGRAPH AS ANOTHER FORM OF PROOF OF IDENTIFY AUTHORIZED TO BE ACCEPTED.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3462 -- Reps. Hinson, E.H. Pitts, Huggins, Toole, Frye, Clark, Ballentine, Bingham, J. Brown, Ceips, Duncan, Emory, Hardwick, Herbkersman, Kirsh, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Mahaffey, M.A. Pitts, J.R. Smith, Stewart, Umphlett, Walker and White: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 2-19-70, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE PROHIBITION AGAINST MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY FROM BEING ELECTED TO JUDICIAL OFFICE WHILE SERVING AND CONTINUING THIS PROHIBITION FOR AN ADDITIONAL PERIOD OF ONE YEAR, SO AS TO EXTEND THE PROHIBITION TO AN IMMEDIATE FAMILY MEMBER OF A MEMBER OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY AND TO DEFINE THE TERM "IMMEDIATE FAMILY MEMBER".
Introduced and Committed

H. 3463 -- Reps. Hinson, Merrill, Herbkersman, E.H. Pitts, Huggins, Clark, Haley, Ballentine, Neilson, J. Hines, Allen, Anderson, Bailey, Battle, Bingham, Ceips, Chellis, Duncan, Hardwick, Littlejohn, Mahaffey, M.A. Pitts, Rivers, J.R. Smith, Walker, Whitmire and Wilkins: 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

H. 3464 -- Rep. Clyburn: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 7-15-315 SO AS TO AUTHORIZE A QUALIFIED ELECTOR TO CAST A BALLOT DURING A PERIOD BEGINNING FIVE DAYS BEFORE A GENERAL ELECTION WITHOUT QUALIFICATION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3465 -- Reps. Davenport, Battle, Kirsh, Leach, Littlejohn and G.R. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING CHAPTER 32 TO TITLE 15 SO AS TO ESTABLISH A CAP ON THE AWARD FOR NONECONOMIC COMPENSATORY DAMAGES IN MEDICAL MALPRACTICE ACTIONS, TO AUTHORIZE THE PERIODIC PAYMENT OF FUTURE DAMAGES IN LIEU OF A LUMP-SUM PAYMENT, AND TO ESTABLISH MAXIMUM LIMITS FOR ATTORNEY'S FEES THAT ARE TO BE PAID ON A CONTINGENCY FEE; AND TO ESTABLISH THE MEDICAL CLAIMS REVIEW OFFICE WITHIN THE DEPARTMENT OF INSURANCE TO REVIEW CLAIMS FOR DAMAGES ALLEGEDLY RESULTING FROM MEDICAL MALPRACTICE AND TO ESTABLISH THE POWERS, DUTIES, AND PROCEDURES OF THIS OFFICE AND OF MEDICAL CLAIMS REVIEW PANELS; AND TO REQUIRE A REVIEW OF A CLAIM FOR SUCH DAMAGES BY A PANEL OF THE MEDICAL CLAIMS REVIEW OFFICE AS A PREREQUISITE TO FILING A LAWSUIT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3466 -- Reps. Breeland, Whipper, R. Brown, Clark, J. Hines, Toole, Anderson, J. Brown, M. Hines, Jefferson, Littlejohn and Moody-Lawrence: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 59-39-160, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE REQUIREMENTS FOR PARTICIPATING IN INTERSCHOLASTIC ACTIVITIES BY STUDENTS IN GRADES NINE THROUGH TWELVE, SO AS TO REQUIRE STUDENTS TO HAVE AN OVERALL "C" AVERAGE IN THE PRECEDING SEMESTER AND HAVE PASSED AT LEAST FOUR ACADEMIC COURSES INCLUDING EACH UNIT TAKEN WHICH IS REQUIRED FOR GRADUATION, TO PROVIDE THAT EACH SCHOOL DISTRICT SHALL PROVIDE ACADEMIC ASSISTANCE FOR THOSE STUDENTS WHO DESIRE TO PARTICIPATE BUT WHO HAVE NOT MAINTAINED A "C" AVERAGE IN THE PRECEDING SEMESTER, AND TO PROVIDE FOR A WAIVER IN CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3467 -- Reps. Rice and Davenport: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 43-1-85 SO AS TO AUTHORIZE THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES TO IMPOSE FINES FOR VIOLATIONS OF STATUTES AND REGULATIONS RELATING PROGRAMS REGULATED BY THE DEPARTMENT AND TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT TO PROMULGATE REGULATIONS CONTAINING REQUIREMENTS FOR EACH PROGRAM THE DEPARTMENT REGULATES, INCLUDING PROVISIONS TO ESTABLISH GUIDELINES FOR IMPOSING FINES AND RANGES OF FINES; AND TO ADD SECTION 20-7-2255 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT LICENSURE FOR GROUP HOMES, CHILD CARING INSTITUTIONS, AND CHILD PLACING AGENCIES ARE EFFECTIVE FOR TWO YEARS AND THAT FIRE INSPECTIONS MUST BE CONDUCTED ANNUALLY FOR GROUP HOMES AND CHILD CARING INSTITUTIONS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended

H. 3468 -- Rep. Walker: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE PROFOUND SORROW OF THE MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA GENERAL ASSEMBLY UPON THE DEATH OF FIRST LIEUTENANT ANDREW C. SHIELDS, OF SPARTANBURG COUNTY, AND TO EXTEND THE DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO HIS FAMILY AND MANY FRIENDS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3469 -- Reps. Neilson, Bales, Wilkins and Lucas: A HOUSE RESOLUTION RECOGNIZING THE STUDENTS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA GOVERNOR'S SCHOOL FOR SCIENCE AND MATHEMATICS FOR STRIVING TO REACH THE FULL MEASURE OF THEIR TALENTS AND ABILITIES AND FOR RECEIVING THE PALMETTO GOLD AWARD.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3470 -- Reps. Neilson, Bales and Lucas: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO REPRESENTATIVES OF THE ADMINISTRATION, FACULTY, AND STUDENTS OF THE GOVERNOR'S SCHOOL FOR SCIENCE AND MATHEMATICS AT A TIME AND DATE TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF RECOGNIZING THEM FOR RECEIVING THE PALMETTO GOLD AWARD.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3471 -- Reps. Kirsh, Norman and Simrill: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 1-1-672 SO AS TO PROVIDE A PROCEDURE FOR THE DISPOSAL OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA STATE FLAG.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3472 -- Reps. Neilson, J. Hines and Lucas: A BILL TO PROVIDE THAT EACH MEMBER OF THE DARLINGTON COUNTY TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE SHALL BE ALLOWED AND PAID FROM DARLINGTON COUNTY "C" FUND REVENUES SEVENTY-FIVE DOLLARS FOR EACH MEETING AT WHICH HE IS IN ATTENDANCE, TO PROVIDE THAT THE COMMITTEE SHALL RECEIVE THE PAYMENT AUTHORIZED IN THIS ACT UPON ISSUANCE OF APPROVED VOUCHERS BY THE COMMITTEE'S CHAIRMAN, EXCEPT THAT THE CHAIRMAN MAY NOT APPROVE VOUCHERS IN ANY SINGLE FISCAL YEAR WHICH VOUCHERS AUTHORIZE PAYMENT FOR MORE THAN FIFTEEN MEETINGS PER FISCAL YEAR FOR EACH MEMBER OF THE COMMITTEE, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE CHAIRMAN OF THE DARLINGTON COUNTY LEGISLATIVE DELEGATION SHALL BE AN EX OFFICIO NONVOTING MEMBER OF THE DARLINGTON COUNTY TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE.
Introduced and Committed
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recalled

H. 3473 -- Reps. Miller, Agnew, Allen, Altman, Anderson, Anthony, Bailey, Bales, Ballentine, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clark, Clemmons, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Emory, Frye, Funderburk, Govan, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hiott, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kennedy, Kirsh, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Norman, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rhoad, Rice, Rivers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Simrill, Sinclair, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Townsend, Tripp, Umphlett, Vaughn, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Wilkins, Witherspoon and Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION EXTENDING THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE WACCAMAW HIGH SCHOOL "LADY WARRIORS" GIRLS TENNIS TEAM, COACHES, AND SCHOOL OFFICIALS, AT A DATE AND TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF BEING RECOGNIZED AND COMMENDED ON THEIR OUTSTANDING SEASON AND FOR CAPTURING THE CLASS A-AA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE.
Introduced and Adopted.

H. 3474 -- Reps. Huggins, E.H. Pitts, Haley, Toole, Bingham, Ballentine, Clark and Frye: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-37-240, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PAYMENTS IN LIEU OF TAXES BY NONPROFIT HOUSING CORPORATIONS EXEMPT FROM AD VALOREM TAXATION, SO AS TO MAKE THESE PAYMENTS MANDATORY RATHER THAN VOLUNTARY AND TO INCLUDE A SCHOOL DISTRICT AS WELL AS A COUNTY AND MUNICIPALITY AS AN ENTITY TO WHICH THESE PAYMENT ARE REQUIRED; AND TO REPEAL SECTION 12-37-230 RELATING TO PAYMENT FOR PUBLIC SERVICES BY NONPROFIT HOUSING CORPORATIONS.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3475 -- Reps. W.D. Smith, Wilkins, Kennedy, Bales, Ballentine, Simrill, Loftis, Skelton, Clark, Harrison, Barfield, Young, Chellis, E.H. Pitts, Leach, Cotty, Davenport, Edge, Toole, Huggins, Frye, Vick, Allen, Altman, Anderson, Anthony, Bailey, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, G. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Clemmons, Coates, Coleman, Cooper, Dantzler, Delleney, Duncan, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hinson, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lucas, Mahaffey, Martin, McCraw, McGee, Merrill, Miller, Neilson, Norman, Owens, Parks, Perry, Pinson, M.A. Pitts, Rhoad, Rice, Rivers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Sinclair, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.R. Smith, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Townsend, Tripp, Umphlett, Vaughn, Viers, Walker, White, Whitmire and Witherspoon: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE SPENDING LIMITATION IMPOSED PURSUANT TO THE FISCAL DISCIPLINE PLAN OF 2004 THROUGH FISCAL YEAR 2010-2011, TO PROVIDE FOR THE USES OF SURPLUS GENERAL FUND REVENUE DURING THIS EXTENSION TO INCLUDE, IN ORDER OF PRIORITY, REPAYING ANY ACCUMULATED GENERAL FUND DEFICITS, RESTORATION OF THE GENERAL RESERVE FUND, RESTORATION OF "OTHER FUNDS" ACCOUNTS USED IN PRIOR FISCAL YEARS TO OFFSET REDUCED GENERAL FUND REVENUES AND TO ESTABLISH THE HIGHWAY IMPROVEMENTS AND DEFERRED MAINTENANCE FUND TO RECEIVE THE FIRST ONE BILLION DOLLARS OF GENERAL FUND SURPLUS REVENUE NOT OTHERWISE OBLIGATED WHICH MUST BE APPROPRIATED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY FOR ROAD IMPROVEMENTS AND DEFERRED MAINTENANCE ON ROADS, AND TO PROVIDE THAT ALL SURPLUS GENERAL FUND REVENUES NOT OTHERWISE OBLIGATED MAY BE APPROPRIATED OR USED TO OFFSET REVENUE REDUCTIONS AS THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY MAY PROVIDE BY LAW, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THIS EXTENSION, IF IT PROVIDES A LOWER SPENDING LIMIT THAN EXISTING LAW AND IS ENACTED WITH THE REQUISITE SPECIAL AFFIRMATIVE VOTE, IS A NEW CONSTITUTIONAL SPENDING LIMIT ADOPTED PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF THE QUINQUENNIAL REVIEW OF THE SPENDING LIMITATION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3476 -- Rep. J. Hines: A HOUSE RESOLUTION CONGRATULATING THE LAMAR HIGH SCHOOL "SILVER FOXES" OF DARLINGTON COUNTY ON THEIR THIRD CONSECUTIVE CLASS A FOOTBALL TITLE, AND HONORING THE PLAYERS AND COACH J. R. BOYD ON THEIR UNDEFEATED 15-0 SEASON.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3477 -- Rep. Hinson: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-1-490 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT EACH SCHOOL DISTRICT SHALL DEVELOP AND IMPLEMENT POLICIES TO ENSURE THAT STUDENTS ARE NOT REQUIRED TO CONVEY OR DELIVER MATERIALS THAT ADVOCATE A PARTICULAR VIEWPOINT ON AN ELECTION, TO PROVIDE THAT EMPLOYEES MAY NOT USE PUBLIC PROPERTY TO ADVOCATE A PARTICULAR VIEWPOINT ON AN ELECTION, AND PROVIDE EXCEPTIONS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3478 -- Rep. Huggins: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 40-57-145, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO GROUNDS FOR DENIAL OF LICENSURE OR FOR DISCIPLINARY ACTION AGAINST REAL ESTATE PROFESSIONALS, INCLUDING BROKERS, AGENTS, AND PROPERTY MANAGERS, SO AS TO CLARIFY THAT PAYMENT OF A COMMISSION OR COMPENSATION TO AN UNLICENSED INDIVIDUAL IS PROHIBITED FOR CONDUCTING ACTIVITIES REQUIRING A LICENSE AND TO FURTHER PROVIDE WHEN SUCH PAYMENTS ARE AUTHORIZED.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Point of Order

H. 3479 -- Rep. Davenport: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 87, TITLE 44, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE CRITERIA FOR ISSUANCE OF ASBESTOS ABATEMENT LICENSES, SO AS TO REVISE THE DEFINITION OF "ASBESTOS ABATEMENT ENTITY" AND "ASBESTOS PROJECT"; TO DELETE PROVISIONS ESTABLISHING LICENSURE FEES AND TO AUTHORIZE THE DEPARTMENT TO ESTABLISH SUCH FEES IN REGULATION SUFFICIENT TO COVER REASONABLE COSTS OF ADMINISTERING THE ASBESTOS PROGRAM AND TO DEFINE "COSTS"; AND TO INCREASE THE MAXIMUM CIVIL PENALTY FOR VIOLATIONS FROM ONE THOUSAND DOLLARS TO TEN THOUSAND DOLLARS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Ratified

H. 3480 -- Rep. Ceips: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE MR. VERNON POTTENGER OF BEAUFORT COUNTY FOR BEING ELECTED AS THE 2005 PRESIDENT OF THE HOME BUILDERS ASSOCIATION OF SOUTH CAROLINA, A TRADE ASSOCIATION REPRESENTING OVER FIVE THOUSAND FIVE HUNDRED SOUTH CAROLINA HOME BUILDERS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3481 -- Reps. Brady, Agnew, Allen, Altman, Anderson, Anthony, Bailey, Bales, Ballentine, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Branham, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clark, Clemmons, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Emory, Frye, Funderburk, Govan, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hiott, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kennedy, Kirsh, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Norman, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rhoad, Rice, Rivers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Simrill, Sinclair, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Townsend, Tripp, Umphlett, Vaughn, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Wilkins, Witherspoon and Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO HONOR AND CONGRATULATE THE MEMBERS OF BETH SHALOM SYNAGOGUE AS THEY CELEBRATE THEIR ONE HUNDREDTH ANNIVERSARY AS THE ONLY CONSERVATIVE SYNAGOGUE IN RICHLAND COUNTY.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3482 -- Reps. W.D. Smith: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION REQUESTING THE CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES TO ENACT FEDERAL LEGISLATION AMENDING THE PERKINS LOAN PROGRAM TO ADD FULL-TIME ASSISTANT PUBLIC DEFENDERS TO THE CLASS OF PEOPLE WHO QUALIFY FOR LOAN FORGIVENESS, TO ENACT LEGISLATION PROVIDING FOR FORGIVENESS OF STAFFORD LOANS AND OTHER FEDERAL STUDENT LOANS FOR FULL-TIME ASSISTANT PROSECUTORS AND FULL-TIME ASSISTANT PUBLIC DEFENDERS, AND TO ENACT FURTHER LEGISLATION TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL FEDERAL ASSISTANCE FOR REPAYMENT OF UNDERGRADUATE AND LAW SCHOOL LOANS TO PRIVATE LENDING INSTITUTIONS FOR FULL-TIME ASSISTANT PROSECUTORS AND FULL-TIME ASSISTANT PUBLIC DEFENDERS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3483 -- Rep. Jennings: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 17-27-20, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO POST-CONVICTION RELIEF FILINGS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A FEE IS NOT REQUIRED FOR AN INITIAL FILING FOR POST-CONVICTION RELIEF; TO AMEND SECTION 17-27-50, RELATING TO THE FORM AND CONTENTS OF AN APPLICATION FOR POST-CONVICTION RELIEF, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE APPLICATION MUST PROVIDE A STATEMENT TO DETERMINE WHETHER THE APPLICANT HAS FILED AN APPLICATION FOR POST-CONVICTION RELIEF OR A PETITION FOR HABEAS CORPUS RELATING TO HIS PRESENT INCARCERATION, REQUIRE THE APPLICANT TO ATTACH A COPY OF HIS INMATE TRUST ACCOUNT BALANCE UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES, AND MUST CONTAIN A PROVISION THAT STATES THAT A NONMERITORIOUS FUTURE APPLICATION FOR POST-CONVICTION RELIEF MAY RESULT IN THE APPLICANT'S LOSS OF WORK CREDITS, EDUCATION CREDITS, GOOD TIME CREDITS, AND INMATE TRUST FUNDS; BY ADDING SECTION 17-27-65 SO AS TO PROVIDE A PROCEDURE FOR A PRISONER TO PAY THE FILING FEES ASSOCIATED WITH AN ACTION FOR POST-CONVICTION RELIEF AND TO EXEMPT CERTAIN PRISONERS FROM PAYING THE FILING FEE; AND BY ADDING SECTION 17-27-68 SO AS TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR A PRISONER WHOSE APPLICATION FOR POST-CONVICTION RELIEF IS DETERMINED TO BE FRIVOLOUS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3484 -- Rep. Townsend: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE WILSON'S FIVE CENTS TO ONE DOLLAR STORE ON THE OCCASION OF ITS CLOSING AND TO EXPRESS THE GRATITUDE OF THE MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO REDUS AND CHARLIE MARTIN FOR SERVING THE BELTON COMMUNITY.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3485 -- Reps. Townsend and Wilkins: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE HORTON'S PHARMACY ON THE OCCASION OF ITS CLOSING AND EXPRESS GRATITUDE TO HENRY AND WEEZIE CLINKSCALES FOR SERVING THE BELTON COMMUNITY.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3486 -- Rep. Littlejohn: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO NAME THE PORTION OF DEERWOOD DRIVE FROM ITS INTERSECTION WITH CEDAR LANE TO UNITED STATES HIGHWAY 176 BY-PASS IN THE TOWN OF PACOLET "CLARENCE PHILIP MCGEE MEMORIAL DRIVE", AND TO ERECT APPROPRIATE MARKERS OR SIGNS ALONG THIS PORTION OF HIGHWAY THAT CONTAIN THE WORDS "CLARENCE PHILIP MCGEE MEMORIAL DRIVE".
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3487 -- Rep. Sinclair: A BILL TO AMEND ARTICLE 7, TITLE 62 OF THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO TRUST ADMINISTRATION, SO AS TO ENACT THE UNIFORM TRUST CODE BY PROVIDING A COMPREHENSIVE CODIFICATION OR RECODIFICATION OF MUCH OF EXISTING TRUST LAW AND SUPPLEMENTING EXISTING COMMON LAW UNLESS THE CODE SPECIFICALLY CONTRADICTS IT, AND PROVIDING, AMONG OTHER THINGS, FOR GENERAL PROVISIONS AND DEFINITIONS INCLUDING A DEFINITION FOR "QUALIFIED BENEFICIARY" AND AN APPLICATION OF THE STATE'S WILL CONSTRUCTION RULES TO THE CONSTRUCTION OF TRUSTS WHEN APPROPRIATE; FOR JUDICIAL PROCEEDINGS AND REPRESENTATION BY OTHERS, ESSENTIALLY RECODIFYING EXISTING VENUE, JURISDICTION, AND REPRESENTATION PROVISIONS; FOR THE RULES FOR CREATION OF TRUSTS INCLUDING THAT A SELF-SETTLED TRUST MUST BE IN WRITING, THAT A TRUST PURPOSE BE LAWFUL AND ACHIEVABLE, THAT A VALID NONCHARITABLE TRUST MAY BE CREATED WITHOUT DEFINITE BENEFICIARIES IN ONLY CERTAIN INSTANCES, THAT AN EARLY TERMINATION OR MODIFICATION OF A NONAMENDABLE IRREVOCABLE TRUST REQUIRES COURT APPROVAL, THAT A COURT MAY MODIFY THE ADMINISTRATIVE OR DISPOSITIVE PROVISIONS OF A TRUST, AND THAT A TRUST MAY BE TERMINATED IF IT CANNOT JUSTIFY ITS ADMINISTRATIVE COSTS, MODIFIED TO ACCOMPLISH THE SETTLOR'S TAX OBJECTIVES, OR DIVIDED OR COMBINED WITH OTHERS TO FACILITATE ADMINISTRATION; FOR RETENTION OF THE ABILITY OF THE SETTLOR'S CREDITORS TO REACH THE TRUST PROPERTY IN A TRUST; FOR THE VALIDITY SPENDTHRIFT PROVISION EXCEPT AS TO CHILD SUPPORT AND PROTECTION OF THE SPECIAL NEEDS TRUST; FOR THE PRESUMED REVOCABILITY INSTEAD OF IRREVOCABILITY OF A TRUST, CLARIFICATION OF THE MENTAL CAPACITY FOR CREATING A REVOCABLE TRUST, AND A STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS FOR CONTESTING A REVOCABLE TRUST; AND FOR RULES FOR THE OFFICE OF TRUSTEE, INCLUDING RESIGNATION AND REMOVAL, DUTIES AND POWERS OF TRUSTEES, INCLUDING THE ESSENCE OF SOUTH CAROLINA'S UNIFORM TRUSTEES POWERS ACT AND THE UNIFORM PRUDENT INVESTORS ACT, ADDING A BROADER TRUSTEE POWER AND A STANDARD OF CARE FOR TRUSTEE MATTERS IN ADDITION TO INVESTMENT AND MANAGEMENT, AND THE UNIFORM PRINCIPAL AND INCOME ACT GOVERNING FIDUCIARY ACCOUNTING PRINCIPALS, SUBSTANTIAL RETENTION OF EXISTING LAW CONCERNING LIABILITY OF TRUSTEES AND RIGHTS OF PERSONS DEALING WITH THEM, AND APPLICATION OF THESE PROVISIONS TO EXISTING RELATIONSHIPS; TO AMEND SECTION 27-6-50, RELATING TO EXCEPTIONS TO THE RULE AGAINST PERPETUITIES, SECTION 33-31-152, RELATING TO RIGHTS OF STATES AS TO CORPORATIONS, SECTION 34-15-10, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO A BANK ACTING AS FIDUCIARY, SECTION 62-3-703, RELATING TO GENERAL DUTIES OF A PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE, SECTION 62-3-913, RELATING TO DISTRIBUTION BY A PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE TO A TRUSTEE, AND SECTION 62-5-417, RELATING TO THE GENERAL DUTY OF A CONSERVATOR, ALL SO AS TO AMEND CROSS REFERENCES TO CONFORM TO THIS ACT; AND TO REPEAL SECTION 27-5-70.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3488 -- Reps. Townsend, Miller, Rhoad, Jennings, Harvin, Weeks and Battle: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 2, TITLE 60, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE STATE DOCUMENTS DEPOSITORY SYSTEM, SO AS TO REVISE DEFINITIONS AND PROCEDURES IN ORDER TO PROVIDE FOR THE ACQUISITION OF MATERIALS IN BOTH PRINT AND ELECTRONIC FORMATS AND TO DELETE CERTAIN OBSOLETE REFERENCES.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3489 -- Reps. Bales and Neilson: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 15 TO CHAPTER 9, TITLE 4 SO AS TO PROVIDE A PROCEDURE BY WHICH THE GOVERNING BODY OF A COUNTY MAY BE ELECTED IN NONPARTISAN ELECTIONS; AND TO AMEND SECTION 4-9-10, RELATING TO THE AUTHORIZATION TO CONDUCT A REFERENDUM TO DETERMINE A CHANGE IN THE FORM OF COUNTY GOVERNMENT, NUMBER OF COUNTY COUNCIL MEMBERS, OR METHODS OF ELECTION, SO AS TO AUTHORIZE A REFERENDUM TO BE HELD TO CHANGE THE METHODS OF ELECTION OF COUNTY COUNCILS AND PROVIDE FOR AND LIMIT THE ALTERNATE METHODS OF ELECTION WHICH MAY BE ESTABLISHED.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Proposed Amendment
Proposed Amendment
Proposed Amendment
Recommitted
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Point of Order
Request for Debate

H. 3490 -- Reps. Duncan, Cato, Bowers and M.A. Pitts: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 34-41-30, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE APPLICABILITY OF LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS FOR A CHECK-CASHING SERVICE, SO AS TO EXEMPT A PERSON WHO, INCIDENTALLY TO OR INDEPENDENTLY OF THE OPERATION OF A BONA FIDE RETAIL BUSINESS, FROM TIME TO TIME CASHES A CHECK, DRAFT, OR MONEY ORDER, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE FEE CHARGED MUST NOT EXCEED THE STATUTORY FEE SCHEDULE.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Point of Order

H. 3491 -- Reps. Cato, E.H. Pitts and Tripp: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 47, TITLE 38, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO INSURANCE ADJUSTERS, SO AS TO CHANGE THE CRITERIA FOR LICENSING ADJUSTERS, REQUIRE ADDITIONAL INFORMATION BEFORE A LICENSE IS ISSUED, PROVIDE FOR THE FEE AND DURATION OF THE LICENSE, REQUIRE CONTINUING EDUCATION REQUIREMENT FOR ADJUSTERS, PROVIDE FOR THE PROBATION, REVOCATION, OR SUSPENSION OF AN ADJUSTERS LICENSE, AND PROVIDE FOR PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS OF REGULATIONS PROMULGATED PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF TITLE 38 OR LAWS IN TITLE 38 AFFECTING ADJUSTERS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3492 -- Reps. Young and Hinson: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 2-20-80, SO AS TO PROHIBIT A NONJUDICIAL CANDIDATE OR A PERSON HOLDING AN OFFICE ELECTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY FROM ATTEMPTING TO INFLUENCE THE OUTCOME OF AN ELECTION OF ANOTHER CANDIDATE FOR OFFICE ELECTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY, EXCEPT HIS OWN ELECTION, AND TO PROVIDE A PENALTY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3493 -- Rep. J.E. Smith: 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 MOTOR VEHICLES, 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

H. 3494 -- Rep. J.E. Smith: 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. 3495 -- Rep. J.E. Smith: 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 CONDUCTED 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. 3496 -- Rep. J.E. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 6-29-735 SO AS TO EXEMPT A BUSINESS WHOSE PRIMARY PURPOSE IS THE LAUNDERING OF MATERIAL WHICH CONTAINS RADIOACTIVE MATERIALS AND IS REGULATED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF REGULATION 61-63 (RADIOACTIVE MATERIALS).
Introduced and Committed

H. 3497 -- Reps. Witherspoon, Barfield, Clemmons, Hardwick and Viers: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION NAME THE BRIDGE THAT CROSSES THE WHITE OAK SWAMP ALONG STATE ROAD 97 IN HORRY COUNTY THE "M. A. ARTIST MCCRACKEN BRIDGE", AND TO ERECT APPROPRIATE MARKERS OR SIGNS AT THIS BRIDGE THAT CONTAIN THE WORDS "M. A. ARTIST MCCRACKEN BRIDGE."
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3498 -- Rep. Walker: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO NAME THE PORTION OF SOUTH CAROLINA HIGHWAY 11 IN SPARTANBURG COUNTY FROM ITS INTERSECTION WITH INTERSTATE HIGHWAY 26 TO ITS INTERSECTION WITH SOUTH CAROLINA HIGHWAY 9 THE "FIRST LIEUTENANT ANDREW C. SHIELDS MEMORIAL HIGHWAY", AND TO ERECT APPROPRIATE MARKERS OR SIGNS ALONG THIS PORTION OF HIGHWAY CONTAINING THE WORDS "FIRST LIEUTENANT ANDREW C. SHIELDS MEMORIAL HIGHWAY".
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3499 -- Reps. Harrell, Wilkins, Townsend, Leach, Bales, G.R. Smith, J.R. Smith, Battle, Cobb-Hunter, Neilson, Clark, Harrison, Skelton, Moody-Lawrence, Rice, Harvin, Ott, J.E. Smith, Merrill, Mack, Hinson, Cotty, Norman, Talley, Chellis, Hardwick, Clemmons, Bailey, Dantzler, Walker, Cooper, E.H. Pitts, Ballentine, Bowers, Huggins and Hagood: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING CHAPTER 10, ENTITLED PHYSICAL EDUCATION, SCHOOL HEALTH SERVICES, AND NUTRITIONAL STANDARDS, TO TITLE 59 SO AS TO ESTABLISH PHYSICAL EDUCATION, SCHOOL HEALTH SERVICES, AND NUTRITIONAL STANDARDS IN ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS; TO PROVIDE FOR THE AMOUNT OF PHYSICAL EDUCATION INSTRUCTION A STUDENT IN KINDERGARTEN THROUGH FIFTH GRADE MUST RECEIVE EACH WEEK ON A PHASED-IN BASIS; TO PROVIDE FOR A CERTAIN PHYSICAL EDUCATION TEACHER TO STUDENT RATIO ON A PHASED-IN BASIS; TO PROVIDE FOR A MEASURE OF EFFECTIVENESS OF THE PHYSICAL EDUCATION PROGRAM IN ALL PUBLIC SCHOOLS; TO PROVIDE FOR A PHYSICAL EDUCATION ACTIVITY DIRECTOR; TO PROVIDE FOR THE APPROPRIATION OF FUNDS FOR LICENSED NURSES FOR ELEMENTARY PUBLIC SCHOOLS; TO PROVIDE CERTAIN NUTRITIONAL STANDARDS FOR ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS; TO PROVIDE FOR A COORDINATED SCHOOL HEALTH MODEL AND AN ASSESSMENT PROGRAM FOR SCHOOL HEALTH EDUCATION PROGRAMS; TO PROVIDE THE MINIMUM AMOUNT OF TIME ELEMENTARY SCHOOL STUDENTS MUST HAVE TO EAT LUNCH; TO PROVIDE FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A DISTRICT LEVEL AND AN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL LEVEL COORDINATED SCHOOL HEALTH ADVISORY COUNCIL AND PROVIDE ITS POWERS AND DUTIES; TO PROVIDE FOR A WEEKLY NUTRITION COMPONENT FOR THE HEALTH CURRICULUM; AND TO PROVIDE THAT IMPLEMENTATION IS CONTINGENT UPON THE APPROPRIATION OF FUNDING.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Amended
Amended
Senate Amendments Amended
Proposed Amendment
Point of Order
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Conference Committee
Free Conference Committee
Report of Free Conference Committee
Adopted
Message to Senate
Message from Senate
Message from Senate
Message from Senate
Message from Senate
Ratified

H. 3500 -- Rep. Kirsh: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 41-31-180 SO AS TO PROVIDE A PROCEDURE FOR REQUIRING COMPLIANCE OF A SUBCONTRACTOR REGARDING STATE UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE LIABILITY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3501 -- Reps. J.H. Neal, Agnew, Allen, Altman, Anderson, Anthony, Bailey, Bales, Ballentine, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clark, Clemmons, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Emory, Frye, Funderburk, Govan, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hiott, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kennedy, Kirsh, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Norman, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rhoad, Rice, Rivers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Simrill, Sinclair, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Townsend, Tripp, Umphlett, Vaughn, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Wilkins, Witherspoon and Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND LARRY L. PALMER, UNITED STATES AMBASSADOR TO THE REPUBLIC OF HONDURAS, FOR HIS DISTINGUISHED CAREER AND MANY YEARS OF SERVICE TO HIS COUNTRY.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3502 -- Reps. Chellis, Young, Bailey and Harrell: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE SUMMERVILLE HIGH SCHOOL "GREEN WAVE" MARCHING BAND, DIRECTOR LESLIE GILREATH, AND OTHER SCHOOL OFFICIALS, AT A TIME AND DATE TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF CONGRATULATING AND HONORING THE BAND ON ITS 2004 BIG 16 STATE 5A CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3503 -- Reps. Limehouse and Scarborough: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-3-2010, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF PERSONALIZED LICENSE PLATES BY THE DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT PERSONALIZED LICENSE PLATES ISSUED TO MEMBERS OF FEDERAL COMMISSIONS AND BOARDS EXPIRE JANUARY THIRTY-FIRST EACH YEAR IN WHICH A NEW SESSION OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY BEGINS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Message to Senate
Ratified
Veto Message
Veto Sustained

H. 3504 -- Reps. E.H. Pitts, Herbkersman, Ott, Haley, J. Brown, J.E. Smith, Bingham, Cobb-Hunter, Hayes, Limehouse, McGee and Kirsh: 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 EXEMPT FROM SALES TAX PROSTHETIC DEVICES USED TO REPLACE BODILY PARTS AND BODILY FUNCTIONS, DISPOSABLE MEDICAL SUPPLIES THAT ARE DISPENSED BY A LICENSED HEALTH CARE PROVIDER, AND EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2009, DURABLE MEDICAL EQUIPMENT PAID FOR BY MEDICAID AND MEDICARE FUNDS WHERE THE PAYMENT OF SALES TAX IS PROHIBITED AND TO REDUCE BY ONE PERCENT A FISCAL YEAR THE FIVE PERCENT STATE SALES AND USE TAX ON DURABLE MEDICAL EQUIPMENT.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3505 -- Reps. Hagood, Bingham, E.H. Pitts, Cobb-Hunter, Kirsh, Rice, Scarborough, G.R. Smith, Tripp, Viers, Young and D.C. Smith: 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 RATIFICATION OF THIS PROVISION, THE COMMISSIONER OF AGRICULTURE MUST BE APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR UPON THE ADVICE AND CONSENT OF THE SENATE FOR A TERM COTERMINOUS WITH THE GOVERNOR.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3506 -- Reps. Hagood, Haley, Cobb-Hunter, Kirsh, Rice, Scarborough, G.R. Smith, Tripp, Viers and D.C. Smith: 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 RATIFICATION OF THIS PROVISION, THE ADJUTANT GENERAL MUST BE APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR UPON THE ADVICE AND CONSENT OF THE SENATE FOR A TERM COTERMINOUS WITH THE GOVERNOR; AND PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO SECTION 4, ARTICLE XIII, RELATING TO THE ADJUTANT GENERAL AND HIS STAFF OFFICERS, SO AS TO UPDATE REFERENCES TO THE ADJUTANT GENERAL'S TITLE 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, THE ADJUTANT GENERAL MUST BE APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR UPON THE ADVICE AND CONSENT OF THE SENATE FOR A TERM COTERMINOUS WITH THE GOVERNOR.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3507 -- Reps. Hagood, Cobb-Hunter, Hosey, Limehouse, E.H. Pitts, Scarborough and D.C. Smith: 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. 3508 -- Rep. J.E. Smith: 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.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3509 -- Reps. Ceips, Whipper, Bales, Duncan, Emory, Haley, Harrison, Huggins, Leach, Littlejohn, Miller, M.A. Pitts and Vaughn: 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 EQUIPPED WITH INTERIOR LIGHTS MUST ACTIVATE THE VEHICLE'S INTERIOR LIGHTS AND OPEN THE VEHICLE'S FRONT WINDOW 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

H. 3510 -- Reps. McGee, Duncan and Owens: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO AUTHORIZE PALMETTO BOYS STATE TO USE THE CHAMBERS OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES AND THE SENATE ON FRIDAY, JUNE 10, 2005.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3511 -- Reps. Hinson and Merrill: 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. 3512 -- Education and Public Works Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA STATE LIBRARY, RELATING TO CERTIFICATION PROGRAM FOR PUBLIC LIBRARIANS, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 2899, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings

H. 3513 -- Reps. Brady, Pinson, Emory, Bales, Barfield, Chellis, Dantzler, Kennedy, Leach, Lucas, Martin, J.M. Neal, M.A. Pitts, G.R. Smith and Mahaffey: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 4-11-65 SO AS TO AUTHORIZE THE GOVERNING BODY OF A COUNTY TO PURCHASE A FIDELITY BOND ON ALL COUNTY OFFICIALS OR A PORTION OF THEM INSTEAD OF THE AMOUNT REQUIRED BY LAW AND REQUIRE A RESOLUTION TO BE ADOPTED BY THE COUNTY GOVERNING BODY WHEN A FIDELITY BOND IS USED TO REPLACE THE EXISTING BOND REQUIRED BY LAW, WHICH MUST MEET OR EXCEED THAT REQUIREMENT.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended

H. 3514 -- Reps. Perry, Clark, Clyburn, J.R. Smith, D.C. Smith and Stewart: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA AIKEN "PACERS" GOLF TEAM, HEAD COACH MICHAEL CARLISLE, UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA SENIOR GOLFER JAMES ALEXANDER HAMILTON III, AND OTHER OFFICIALS, AT A DATE AND TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF CONGRATULATING THESE INDIVIDUALS ON THEIR ACCOLADES EARNED IN 2004.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3515 -- Reps. Perry, Clark, Clyburn, J.R. Smith, D.C. Smith and Stewart: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION CONGRATULATING UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA AIKEN HEAD GOLF COACH MICHAEL CARLISLE FOR BEING NAMED THE 2004 NCAA DIVISION II COACH OF THE YEAR AND THE HEAD COACH FOR THE FUJI XEROX USA VS. JAPAN COLLEGIATE GOLF CHAMPIONSHIPS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3516 -- Reps. D.C. Smith, Perry, Clark, Clyburn, J.R. Smith and Stewart: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION CONGRATULATING JAMES ALEXANDER HAMILTON III FOR WINNING THE 2004 SOUTH CAROLINA AMATEUR GOLF CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3517 -- Reps. Perry, Clark, Clyburn, J.R. Smith, D.C. Smith and Stewart: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION CONGRATULATING THE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA AIKEN "PACERS" ON THEIR 2004 DIVISION II GOLF CHAMPIONSHIP, AND HONORING THE PLAYERS AND COACH MICHAEL CARLISLE ON THEIR EXCEPTIONAL SEASON.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3518 -- Rep. J.E. Smith: 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.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3519 -- Rep. J.E. 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. 3520 -- 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 2005 AND TO ALLOW SUCH EMPLOYEES TO USE UP TO NINETY DAYS OF ACCRUED SICK LEAVE IN CALENDAR YEAR 2005 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 and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3521 -- 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. 3522 -- Reps. J.E. Smith and Vick: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 25-1-95 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT BEGINNING JANUARY 1, 2006, GROUP TERM LIFE INSURANCE COVERAGE IN THE AMOUNT OF TWO HUNDRED FIFTY THOUSAND DOLLARS MUST BE PROVIDED FOR EACH ACTIVE MEMBER OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA NATIONAL GUARD AT NO COST TO THE MEMBER OF THE GUARD, AND TO PROVIDE THAT PREMIUMS FOR THIS POLICY MUST BE PAID FROM THE INSURANCE RESERVE FUND.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3523 -- Reps. Wilkins and Harrison: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 24-1-285 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE MATERIALS MANAGEMENT OFFICE OF THE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD SHALL DEVELOP, MAINTAIN, AND IMPLEMENT A MARKETING PLAN TO ATTRACT PRIVATE SECTOR BUSINESSES FOR THE EMPLOYMENT OF INMATES THROUGH THE PRISON INDUSTRIES PROGRAM; AND 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
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended

H. 3524 -- Rep. Townsend: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 56-1-2005, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES SHALL ADMINISTER THE SOUTH CAROLINA COMMERCIAL DRIVER'S LICENSE PROGRAM IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE FEDERAL MOTOR CARRIER SAFETY REGULATIONS; BY ADDING SECTION 56-1-2111, SO AS TO PROVIDE CIRCUMSTANCES WHEN THE DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES SHALL NOT ISSUE A COMMERCIAL DRIVER'S LICENSE, OR A COMMERCIAL SPECIAL LICENSE OR PERMIT; BY ADDING SECTION 56-1-2112, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A DRIVER WHO IS CONVICTED OF OPERATING A COMMERCIAL VEHICLE IN VIOLATION OF CERTAIN RAILROAD-HIGHWAY GRADE CROSSING PROVISIONS IS DISQUALIFIED FROM OPERATING A COMMERCIAL MOTOR VEHICLE FOR A CERTAIN PERIOD OF TIME; TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-2030, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS OF TERMS CONTAINED IN THE SOUTH CAROLINA COMMERCIAL DRIVER'S LICENSE ACT, SO AS TO REVISE THE DEFINITIONS OF THE TERMS "CONVICTION", "SERIOUS TRAFFIC VIOLATION", AND "TANK VEHICLE", AND TO PROVIDE DEFINITIONS FOR THE TERMS "SCHOOL BUS", AND "TRAFFIC VIOLATION"; TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-2080, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF COMMERCIAL DRIVER'S LICENSES, SO AS TO MAKE TECHNICAL CHANGES, TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES MAY AUTHORIZE PRIVATE INSTITUTIONS TO ADMINISTER THE SKILLS PORTION OF THE COMMERCIAL DRIVER'S LICENSE TEST, TO PROVIDE THAT THE FEDERAL MOTOR CARRIER SAFETY ADMINISTRATION MAY RANDOMLY TEST COMMERCIAL DRIVER'S LICENSE APPLICANTS OR HOLDERS, AND PROVIDE THAT A COMMERCIAL DRIVER'S LICENSE APPLICANT OR HOLDER WHO FAILS RETESTING SHALL LOSE HIS COMMERCIAL DRIVER'S LICENSE; TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-2100, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO CONTENTS OF A COMMERCIAL DRIVER'S LICENSE, THE PRIVILEGES AFFORDED TO THE HOLDER OF A COMMERCIAL DRIVER'S LICENSE WITH THE VARIOUS CLASSIFICATIONS, ENDORSEMENTS, AND RESTRICTIONS, AND THE ISSUANCE AND RENEWAL OF A COMMERCIAL DRIVER'S LICENSE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE "S" ENDORSEMENT AUTHORIZES A PERSON TO DRIVE ANY SCHOOL BUS; TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-2110, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO MOVING VIOLATIONS THAT DISQUALIFY A PERSON FROM DRIVING A COMMERCIAL MOTOR VEHICLE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THESE VIOLATIONS MAY BE COMMITTED IN EITHER A COMMERCIAL OR NONCOMMERCIAL MOTOR VEHICLE, TO MAKE TECHNICAL CHANGES, TO PROVIDE THAT DRIVING A COMMERCIAL MOTOR VEHICLE WHEN A PERSON'S COMMERCIAL DRIVER'S LICENSE IS REVOKED, SUSPENDED, OR CANCELLED DISQUALIFIES THE PERSON FROM DRIVING A COMMERCIAL MOTOR VEHICLE, TO PROVIDE THAT CAUSING A FATALITY THROUGH THE NEGLIGENT OPERATION OF A COMMERCIAL MOTOR VEHICLE DISQUALIFIES A PERSON FROM DRIVING A COMMERCIAL MOTOR VEHICLE, AND TO DEFINE THE TERM "SERIOUS TRAFFIC VIOLATIONS"; AND TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-2735, RELATING TO VEHICLES ENTERING INTO AN INTERSECTION, CROSSWALK, OR RAILROAD CROSSING, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A VEHICLE MAY NOT BE DRIVEN OR TOWED THROUGH OR OVER A RAILROAD GRADE CROSSING UNTIL ITS DRIVER HAS DETERMINED THAT THE VEHICLE HAS SUFFICIENT UNDER CARRIAGE CLEARANCE TO NEGOTIATE THE RAILROAD GRADE CROSSING.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3525 -- Reps. Chellis, Cotty, Altman, Anderson, Bailey, Ceips, Clemmons, Clyburn, Dantzler, Edge, Frye, Hardwick, Hosey, Jefferson, Littlejohn, Loftis, Mahaffey, McCraw, Phillips, Rhoad, Rutherford, Scarborough, Sinclair, Umphlett, Walker, Witherspoon, Sandifer, G. Brown and Hinson: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 58-5-70 SO AS TO REQUIRE A MUNICIPALITY TO PROVIDE WATER OR SEWER SERVICES TO A PROPERTY OWNER UPON WRITTEN REQUEST WHEN THE PROPERTY OWNER AGREES TO PAY THE COST OF EXTENDING THESE SERVICES BY THE PAYMENT OF AN ASSESSMENT LEVIED AGAINST THE PROPERTY.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Amended
Amended
Proposed Amendment
Reconsidered
Tabled

H. 3526 -- Reps. Sandifer and Jennings: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 53-3-175 SO AS TO DESIGNATE APRIL 29th OF EACH YEAR AS "DALE EARNHARDT DAY" IN SOUTH CAROLINA.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3527 -- Reps. Chellis, Young, Bailey, Harrell, Agnew, Allen, Altman, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Clark, Clemmons, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Emory, Frye, Funderburk, Govan, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hiott, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kennedy, Kirsh, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Norman, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rhoad, Rice, Rivers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Simrill, Sinclair, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Townsend, Tripp, Umphlett, Vaughn, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Wilkins and Witherspoon: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION CONGRATULATING THE SUMMERVILLE HIGH SCHOOL "GREEN WAVE" MARCHING BAND ON ITS 2004 BIG 16 STATE 5A CHAMPIONSHIP, AND HONORING THE BAND MEMBERS AND DIRECTOR LESLIE GILREATH FOR THEIR HARD WORK AND DEDICATION.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3528 -- Rep. Ceips: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE PROFOUND SORROW OF THE MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA UPON THE DEATH OF JOSEPH CLYDE ROBINSON OF BEAUFORT, A BRAVE AND COURAGEOUS FIREFIGHTER, AND TO EXTEND THEIR DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO HIS FAMILY AND MANY FRIENDS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3529 -- Reps. Sandifer and W.D. Smith: A HOUSE RESOLUTION CONGRATULATING MISS SOUTH CAROLINA 2004, ANN ASHLEY WOOD, AND THE LOVELY CONTESTANTS VYING FOR THE TITLE OF MISS SOUTH CAROLINA 2005, RECOGNIZING THEIR HARD WORK, DISCIPLINE, TALENT, AND AMBITION AND THEIR AMBASSADORSHIPS FOR THIS STATE AND THEIR HOME COUNTIES.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3530 -- Reps. E.H. Pitts, Cotty, Merrill, Rutherford, McLeod, Bales, Ceips, Dantzler, Hardwick, Harrison, Herbkersman, Hinson, Kennedy, Limehouse, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, Norman, Perry, Scarborough, J.E. Smith, Weeks, Witherspoon and J.R. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 53-1-5, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE RIGHT OF AN EMPLOYEE OF A BUSINESS TO REFUSE TO WORK ON SUNDAY, SO AS TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR PROTECTION OF THIS RIGHT TO REFUSE TO WORK ON SUNDAY BY REASON OF CONSCIENTIOUS OBJECTION TO SUNDAY WORK; TO REPEAL THE REMAINING SECTIONS OF CHAPTER 1 OF TITLE 53, SECTIONS 53-1-6 THROUGH 53-1-160, POPULARLY KNOWN AS THE "SUNDAY BLUE LAWS", RELATING TO THE PROHIBITION AGAINST THE SALE OF CERTAIN ITEMS ON SUNDAY EXCEPT DURING SPECIFIED HOURS AND THE PROHIBITION AGAINST THE CONDUCT OF CERTAIN WORK OR EVENTS OR THE OPERATION OF SPECIFIC BUSINESSES OR MANUFACTURING ESTABLISHMENTS ON SUNDAY; AND TO PROVIDE THAT THIS ACT DOES NOT AFFECT PROVISIONS OF LAW PROHIBITING OR OTHERWISE REGULATING THE SALE OF ALCOHOLIC LIQUORS, BEER, OR WINE ON SUNDAY.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor removed

H. 3531 -- Rep. Bingham: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE THE CAYCE-WEST COLUMBIA ROTARY CLUB ON CELEBRATING THE CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION FOR ROTARY INTERNATIONAL AND FOR CELEBRATING ITS FIFTIETH ANNIVERSARY ON MAY 16, 2005, AND TO RECOGNIZE THE ROTARY CLUB FOR ITS CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE COMMUNITY.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3532 -- Rep. Bingham: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE THE WEST METRO BREAKFAST ROTARY CLUB ON CELEBRATING THE CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION FOR ROTARY INTERNATIONAL, AND TO RECOGNIZE THE ROTARY CLUB FOR ITS CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE COMMUNITY.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3533 -- Rep. Wilkins: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO AUTHORIZE THE GREENVILLE YOUNG MEN'S CHRISTIAN ASSOCIATION TO USE THE CHAMBER OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES AND AVAILABLE COMMITTEE HEARING ROOMS IN THE BLATT BUILDING ON THURSDAY, DECEMBER 1, 2005, AND FRIDAY, DECEMBER 2, 2005, TO CONDUCT A YOUTH IN GOVERNMENT PROGRAM.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3534 -- Reps. Wilkins, W.D. Smith, J. Brown, Cato, Chellis, Harrell, Harrison, Townsend and Witherspoon: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO FIX 12:00 NOON ON WEDNESDAY, MAY 4, 2005, AS THE TIME THE SENATE AND HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES SHALL MEET IN JOINT ASSEMBLY IN THE HALL OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES FOR THE PRESENTATION OF THE 2005 ELIZABETH O'NEILL VERNER AWARDS.
Introduced and Adopted
Other proceedings
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3535 -- Rep. Martin: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 59-149-10, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO LIFE SCHOLARSHIPS, SO AS TO REVISE THE INSTITUTIONS WHICH ARE QUALIFIED TO RECEIVE LIFE SCHOLARSHIP FUNDS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3536 -- Reps. J.E. Smith, Duncan and M.A. Pitts: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 38-71-48 SO AS TO REQUIRE INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR COLORECTAL CANCER EARLY DETECTION FOR CERTAIN PERSONS.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3537 -- 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. 3538 -- Rep. J.E. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 16-11-700, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO LITTERING AND PENALTIES FOR LITTERING, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON WHO WITNESSES LITTERING MAY SWEAR OUT A WARRANT IN THE APPROPRIATE COURT TO INITIATE PROSECUTION OF THE OFFENDER.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3539 -- Reps. Wilkins, Harrison, Harrell, G.M. Smith, Young, Simrill, Cobb-Hunter, Altman, Sinclair, Talley, J.E. Smith, Coleman, Agnew, Whipper, Emory, Hagood, G.R. Smith, Hamilton, Tripp, Loftis and Vaughn: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 8-13-770, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE PROHIBITION ON MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY SERVING ON BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS, SO AS TO ADD THE COMMISSION ON INDIGENT DEFENSE TO THE LIST OF EXCEPTIONS; TO AMEND ARTICLE 3, CHAPTER 3, TITLE 17, RELATING TO THE COMMISSION ON INDIGENT DEFENSE, SO AS TO REVISE THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE COMMISSION, TO REVISE THE DUTIES OF THE COMMISSION, THE OFFICE OF INDIGENT DEFENSE, AND THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE OFFICE OF INDIGENT DEFENSE, TO CREATE THE DIVISION OF APPELLATE DEFENSE WITHIN THE OFFICE OF INDIGENT DEFENSE, TO TRANSFER ALL DUTIES, RIGHTS, AND OBLIGATIONS OF THE FORMER COMMISSION AND OFFICE OF APPELLATE DEFENSE TO THE DIVISION OF APPELLATE DEFENSE, TO PROVIDE SPECIFICALLY FOR THE DUTIES AND OPERATION OF THE DIVISION OF APPELLATE DEFENSE, AND TO REPEAL CHAPTER 4, TITLE 17 RELATING TO THE COMMISSION AND OFFICE OF APPELLATE DEFENSE.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 3540 -- Reps. Altman and Limehouse: A BILL TO REPEAL SECTION 50-5-2300, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE AUTHORITY OF THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES TO GRANT PERMITS TO HARVEST AND MARKET DIAMOND BACK TERRAPIN AND TO CONDITION THE PERMITS TO SET SEASONS, SIZE LIMITS, BAG LIMITS, AREAS, FISHING TIMES, AND EQUIPMENT RESTRICTIONS REGARDING SUCH HARVESTING.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3541 -- Reps. Hosey and Rhoad: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA TO THE JEFFERSON DAVIS ACADEMY "RAIDERS" FOOTBALL TEAM OF BAMBERG COUNTY, HEAD COACH JOEY LOTT, AND OTHER SCHOOL OFFICIALS, AT A DATE AND TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF CONGRATULATING AND HONORING THEM ON THEIR 2004 SCISAA CLASS A STATE CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3542 -- Reps. Hosey and Rhoad: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION CONGRATULATING THE JEFFERSON DAVIS ACADEMY "RAIDERS" FOOTBALL TEAM OF BAMBERG COUNTY ON THEIR 2004 SCISAA CLASS A STATE CHAMPIONSHIP, AND HONORING THE PLAYERS AND HEAD COACH JOEY LOTT ON THEIR IMPRESSIVE 13-1 SEASON.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3543 -- Reps. G.M. Smith and Weeks: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ENACTING "MARY LYNN'S LAW"; BY ADDING SECTION 16-1-130 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON MAY NOT BE CONSIDERED FOR A DIVERSION PROGRAM IF HE IS CURRENTLY CHARGED WITH CERTAIN OFFENSES, IS SUBJECT TO A RESTRAINING ORDER OR A VALID ORDER OF PROTECTION, IS CURRENTLY ON PAROLE OR PROBATION, OR THE CONSENT OF THE VICTIM HAS NOT BEEN OBTAINED; TO AMEND SECTIONS 16-3-1525 AND 16-3-1530, RELATING TO VICTIM NOTIFICATION, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT VICTIM NOTIFICATION MAY NOT BE ONLY BY ELECTRONIC OR OTHER AUTOMATED COMMUNICATION OR RECORDING AND TO PROVIDE A PROCEDURE FOR NOTIFICATION; TO AMEND SECTION 16-3-1535, RELATING TO THE SUMMARY COURT'S DUTY TO NOTIFY A VICTIM OF THE VICTIM'S RIGHTS AND THE VICTIM IMPACT STATEMENT, SO AS TO REQUIRE THE SUMMARY COURT JUDGE TO FORWARD A COPY OF EACH VICTIM'S IMPACT STATEMENT TO THE APPROPRIATE CORRECTIONS AGENCIES; TO AMEND ARTICLE 17, CHAPTER 3, TITLE 16, RELATING TO STALKING AND HARASSMENT, SO AS TO REDEFINE STALKING AND HARASSMENT; TO REVISE THE PENALTIES FOR STALKING AND HARASSMENT; TO ALLOW LAW ENFORCEMENT OR ANOTHER PERSON TO SIGN A WARRANT FOR A PERSON ENGAGED IN HARASSMENT OR STALKING IN PLACE OF THE VICTIM; TO PROVIDE PROCEDURES WHEN THE COURT ORDERS A MENTAL HEALTH EVALUATION, TO PROVIDE FOR VICTIM NOTIFICATION IF THE MENTAL HEALTH EVALUATION RESULTS IN THE UNSUPERVISED RELEASE OF THE PERSON CHARGED WITH STALKING OR HARASSMENT, TO PROVIDE THAT A RESTRAINING ORDER AGAINST A PERSON ENGAGED IN HARASSMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR A PERIOD OF ONE YEAR AS DETERMINED BY THE COURT, AND TO PROVIDE IF THE PERSON NEEDS A MENTAL HEALTH EVALUATION TO DETERMINE IF HE NEEDS TREATMENT OR COUNSELING AS A CONDITION OF BOND, THE EVALUATION MUST BE SCHEDULED WITHIN TEN DAYS OF THE ORDER; TO AMEND SECTION 17-15-30, RELATING TO CONDITIONS OF RELEASE, SO AS TO REQUIRE THECOURT TO CONSIDER THE ACCUSED'S CRIMINAL RECORD AND ALL INCIDENT REPORTS RELATED TO THE CHARGED OFFENSE; TO AMEND SECTION 24-3-20, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PRISONERS WHO ARE ELIGIBLE TO PARTICIPATE IN WORK RELEASE, SO AS TO PROHIBIT THOSE OFFENDERS CONVICTED OF A VIOLENT OFFENSE, A HARASSMENT OR STALKING OFFENSE, OR A BURGLARY OFFENSE FROM BEING ELIGIBLE FOR WORK RELEASE; BY ADDING SECTION 16-3-1555 SO AS TO REQUIRE THE PROSECUTING AGENCY TO FORWARD VICTIM IMPACT STATEMENTS WITHIN FIFTEEN DAYS TO THE APPROPRIATE CORRECTIONS AGENCY IN CASES WHEN THE SENTENCE IS MORE THAN NINETY DAYS AND TO PROHIBIT THE RELEASE OF THE VICTIM IMPACT STATEMENTS TO THE DEFENDANT UNTIL HE HAS BEEN FOUND GUILTY; AND TO CREATE A TASK FORCE TO EXAMINE AND DESIGN STATEWIDE STANDARDS FOR MENTAL HEALTH COURTS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 3544 -- Reps. Emory and J.M. Neal: A HOUSE RESOLUTION EXPRESSING THE GRATITUDE AND APPRECIATION OF THE MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA TO WILLIAM DONALD HYATT, SOUTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES PROCUREMENT MANAGER, FOR HIS EXEMPLARY SERVICE TO THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA AND EXTENDING VERY BEST WISHES FOR A LONG AND FULFILLING RETIREMENT.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3545 -- Rep. Frye: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION NAME THE BRIDGE THAT CROSSES CLOUDS CREEK ALONG HIGHWAY S41-25, SPANN ROAD, IN SALUDA COUNTY "HARE'S MILL POND BRIDGE", AND TO ERECT APPROPRIATE MARKERS OR SIGNS AT THIS BRIDGE THAT CONTAIN THE WORDS "HARE'S MILL POND BRIDGE".
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3546 -- Rep. Clyburn: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 42-15-60, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE PERIOD WITHIN WHICH MEDICAL, SURGICAL, HOSPITAL, AND OTHER TREATMENT MUST BE FURNISHED AND THE REFUSAL OF AN EMPLOYEE TO ACCEPT TREATMENT IN WORKERS' COMPENSATION CASES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE EMPLOYEE HAS THE RIGHT TO SELECT HIS TREATING PHYSICIAN, TO DELETE THE REQUIREMENT THAT THE DISABILITY OF AN INJURED EMPLOYEE MUST BE TOTAL AND PERMANENT TO RECEIVE TREATMENT OR CARE PAYMENTS DURING THE LIFE OF THE INJURED EMPLOYEE, AND TO DELETE THE PROVISION WHICH PROVIDES FOR PAYMENT TO AN INJURED EMPLOYEE WITHOUT REGARD TO ANY LIMITATION, INCLUDING THE MAXIMUM COMPENSATION LIMIT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3547 -- Rep. Clyburn: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 42-17-60, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE CONCLUSIVENESS OF AN AWARD BY THE WORKERS' COMPENSATION COMMISSION, AN APPEAL FROM THE DECISION AND PAYMENT OF COMPENSATION DURING APPEAL, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE PAYMENT OF WEEKLY COMPENSATION AND THE PROVISION OF MEDICAL TREATMENT ORDERED BY THE COMMISSION DURING THE PENDENCY OF AN APPEAL AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE PAYMENT OF INTEREST ON THE UNPAID PORTION OF THE AWARD NOT PAID DURING THE PENDING OF AN APPEAL.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3548 -- Reps. Cato and Tripp: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 38-69-245 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR MINIMUM NONFORFEITURE AMOUNTS FOR INDIVIDUAL DEFERRED ANNUITIES; TO AMEND SECTION 38-69-240, RELATING TO THE CALCULATION OF MINIMUM NONFORFEITURE AMOUNTS OF CONTRACTS ISSUED AFTER JUNE 30, 2007, SO AS TO CHANGE THE TIME OF APPLICABILITY ON THESE CONTRACTS; AND TO AMEND SECTION 2 OF ACT 313 OF 2002, RELATING TO TEMPORARY PROVISIONS RELATING TO MINIMUM VALUES OF ANY PAID-UP ANNUITY, CASH SURRENDER, OR DEATH BENEFITS AVAILABLE UNDER CERTAIN ANNUITIES, SO AS TO CHANGE THE DATE OF APPLICABILITY FROM 2005 TO 2007 TO THESE CONTRACTS AND PROVIDE THAT CONTRACTS ENTERED INTO AFTER THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS ACT AND BEFORE JULY 1, 2007, MAY APPLY, AT THE INSURER'S OPTION, THE MINIMUM VALUES AS PROVIDED IN THIS ACT ON CERTAIN ANNUITIES ON A CONTRACT-FORM-BY-CONTRACT-FORM BASIS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3549 -- Rep. Clyburn: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 42-1-540, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO EMPLOYEE'S RIGHTS AND REMEDIES EXCLUDED UNDER TITLE 42, WORKERS' COMPENSATION LAW, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT AN EMPLOYEE'S RIGHTS AND REMEDIES DO NOT EXCLUDE AN ACTION AGAINST THE EMPLOYER OR CARRIER FOR A WILFUL, INTENTIONAL, OR RECKLESS INJURY RESULTING FROM THE VIOLATION OF A STATUTE OR REGULATION ENACTED BY FEDERAL, STATE, OR LOCAL AUTHORITIES TO ENSURE A SAFE WORKPLACE, THE INTENTIONAL REMOVAL OF A SAFETY DEVICE, OR WARNING LABEL FROM A MACHINE OR EQUIPMENT USED IN THE EMPLOYMENT, OR FOR THE BAD FAITH REFUSAL OF AN EMPLOYER OR CARRIER TO PAY BENEFITS OR PROVIDE MEDICAL TREATMENT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3550 -- Rep. Clyburn: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 42-17-90, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE REVIEW OF AN AWARD BY THE WORKERS' COMPENSATION COMMISSION WHEN THERE HAS BEEN A CHANGE IN CONDITION, SO AS TO EXTEND FROM TWELVE MONTHS TO TWO YEARS THE PERIOD FOR REQUESTING THE REVIEW OF AN AWARD FOR A CHANGE IN CONDITION
Introduced and Committed

H. 3551 -- Rep. Clyburn: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 42-1-560, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE RIGHT OF COMPENSATION NOT BEING AFFECTED BY THE LIABILITY OF A THIRD PARTY UNDER THE TITLE 42 (WORKERS' COMPENSATION LAW), SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE CARRIER'S LIEN ON PROCEEDS OF A THIRD PARTY SETTLEMENT FOR FUTURE COMPENSATION AND MEDICAL BENEFITS IS SUBJECT TO EQUITABLE APPORTIONMENT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3552 -- Rep. Clyburn: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 42-1-40, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE DEFINITION OF "AVERAGE WEEKLY WAGES" AS USED IN THE WORKERS' COMPENSATION LAW, SO AS TO INCLUDE THE COST OF HEALTH, LIFE, AND DISABILITY INSURANCE PREMIUMS AND RETIREMENT CONTRIBUTIONS AND TO PROVIDE THAT WHEN ALLOWANCES ARE MADE TO AN EMPLOYEE INSTEAD OF WAGES AS PART OF A VERBAL OR WRITTEN WAGE CONTRACT THEY ARE CONSIDERED A PART OF HIS EARNINGS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3553 -- Rep. Clyburn: A BILL TO AMEND SECTIONS 42-9-20 AND 42-9-30, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE AMOUNT OF COMPENSATION PAID TO AN EMPLOYEE FOR PARTIAL DISABILITY AND THE AMOUNT OF COMPENSATION AND PERIOD OF DISABILITY FOR CERTAIN INJURIES, SO AS TO GIVE THE EMPLOYEE THE OPTION OF RECEIVING GENERAL DISABILITY PAYMENTS OR A SCHEDULED AWARD.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3554 -- Rep. Huggins: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-9-60, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO QUALIFYING AS A SELF-INSURER FOR MOTOR VEHICLES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT AN IRREVOCABLE LETTER OF CREDIT ISSUED BY A BANK CHARTERED IN THIS STATE OR A MEMBER BANK OF THE FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM MAY BE SUBMITTED TO THE DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES IN LIEU OF THE CASH DEPOSIT REQUIRED TO BE SUBMITTED TO DETERMINE FINANCIAL RESPONSIBILITY OF A POTENTIAL SELF-INSURER, AND TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON OR COMPANY THAT QUALIFIES AS A SELF-INSURER MAY ISSUE CERTIFICATES OF INSURANCE FOR ALL PURPOSES ONLY ON THE VEHICLES LISTED IN THE APPLICANT'S NAME; AND TO AMEND SECTION 58-23-1240, RELATING TO THE PUBLIC TAXI PLATE WHICH MUST BE AFFIXED TO A TAXI, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE PLATE MUST BE AFFIXED ONLY TO THE REAR OF A TAXI, TO PROVIDE THAT A STICKER MAY BE AFFIXED TO THE TAXI IN LIEU OF A METAL PLATE, TO PROVIDE THAT THE CITY WHERE THE TAXI PRINCIPALLY OPERATES MUST APPROVE THE DIMENSIONS OF THE STICKER OR PLATE INSTEAD OF THE GOVERNING BODY OF THE COUNTY, TO REMOVE THE TERM "PUBLIC" AND THE TAXI LICENSE NUMBER FROM THE CONTENTS OF THE STICKER OR PLATE, TO DELETE THE REQUIREMENT THAT THE COLOR OF THE PLATE MUST BE CHANGED ANNUALLY, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE OWNER OF A TAXI THAT QUALIFIES AS A SELF-INSURER MUST ISSUE TO EACH OPERATOR OF THE TAXI A CERTIFICATE OF INSURANCE WHICH MUST BE MAINTAINED IN THE TAXI WHILE IT IS IN OPERATION.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended

H. 3555 -- Reps. Bowers and R. Brown: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 23, TITLE 57, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO HIGHWAY BEAUTIFICATION, BY ADDING ARTICLE 10 SO AS TO DESIGNATE THE PORTION OF UNITED STATES HIGHWAY 17 LOCATED IN COLLETON COUNTY AS ACE BASIN SCENIC PARKWAY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3556 -- Rep. Altman: A BILL TO REPEAL SECTION 50-5-2300, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE AUTHORITY OF THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES TO GRANT PERMITS TO HARVEST AND MARKET DIAMOND BACK TERRAPIN AND TO CONDITION THE PERMITS TO SET SEASONS, SIZE LIMITS, BAG LIMITS, AREAS, FISHING TIMES, AND EQUIPMENT RESTRICTIONS REGARDING SUCH HARVESTING.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3557 -- Reps. M.A. Pitts, Taylor and Duncan: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR TO THE WAR VETERANS OF LAURENS COUNTY AT A DATE AND TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER FOR THE PURPOSE OF HONORING THEIR SACRIFICE AND SERVICE TO THIS COUNTRY BY PRESENTING THEM WITH A FLAG OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA FOR DISPLAY IN THE VETERANS HALL OF FAME IN THE LAURENS COUNTY COURTHOUSE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3558 -- Rep. Chellis: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE SUMMERVILLE HIGH SCHOOL BOYS SWIM TEAM, COACH DAN MCDONOUGH, AND OTHER SCHOOL OFFICIALS, AT A DATE AND TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF CONGRATULATING THE TEAM ON THEIR 2004 CLASS AAAA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3559 -- Rep. Chellis: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION CONGRATULATING THE 2004 SUMMERVILLE HIGH SCHOOL "GREEN WAVES" BOYS SWIM TEAM AND HEAD COACH DAN MCDONOUGH ON CAPTURING THE AAAA STATE SWIMMING CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3560 -- Reps. Harvin, Altman, Chalk, Harrell, Limehouse, Scarborough and Wilkins: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE SORROW OF THE MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY UPON THE DEATH OF FOUNDING PRESIDENT OF THE BAPTIST COLLEGE, NOW CHARLESTON SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY, AND LONGTIME PASTOR OF FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF CHARLESTON, DOCTOR JOHN HAMRICK, ON OCTOBER 24, 2004, AND TO CONVEY THEIR DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO HIS FAMILY AND MANY FRIENDS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3561 -- Reps. Wilkins, Agnew, Allen, Altman, Anderson, Anthony, Bailey, Bales, Ballentine, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clark, Clemmons, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Emory, Frye, Funderburk, Govan, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hiott, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kennedy, Kirsh, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Norman, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rhoad, Rice, Rivers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Simrill, Sinclair, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Townsend, Tripp, Umphlett, Vaughn, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Witherspoon and Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND MRS. JUDY HIX, WHO RETIRED DECEMBER 31, 2004, AS GREENVILLE COUNTY REGISTER OF DEEDS, FOR HER OUTSTANDING THIRTY-SEVEN YEAR CAREER IN COUNTY GOVERNMENT AND FOR HER MANY CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE CITIZENS OF GREENVILLE COUNTY.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3562 -- Reps. Witherspoon, Agnew, Allen, Altman, Anderson, Anthony, Bailey, Bales, Ballentine, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clark, Clemmons, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Emory, Frye, Funderburk, Govan, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hiott, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kennedy, Kirsh, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Norman, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rhoad, Rice, Rivers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Simrill, Sinclair, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Townsend, Tripp, Umphlett, Vaughn, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Wilkins and Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND PAY TRIBUTE TO THE THOUSANDS OF FUTURE FARMERS OF AMERICA MEMBERS IN SOUTH CAROLINA ON THE OCCASION OF NATIONAL FUTURE FARMERS OF AMERICA WEEK, FEBRUARY 19-26, 2005.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3563 -- Reps. Kirsh, Delleney, Emory, McCraw, Moody-Lawrence, Norman and Simrill: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION RECOGNIZING YORK COUNTY FOR ITS MANY ACCOMPLISHMENTS AND DECLARING MARCH. 30, 2005, AS "YORK COUNTY DAY" IN SOUTH CAROLINA.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3564 -- Rep. Townsend: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE THE TWENTY-TWO TECHNICAL COLLEGE STUDENTS NAMED TO SOUTH CAROLINA'S 2005 ALL-STATE ACADEMIC TEAM IN THE ALL-USA TEAM COMPETITION FOR TECHNICAL COLLEGES, COMMUNITY COLLEGES, AND JUNIOR COLLEGES.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3565 -- Reps. Herbkersman and Ceips: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO ESTABLISH MARCH AS "IRISH HERITAGE MONTH" IN CELEBRATION AND APPRECIATION OF ALL THE CONTRIBUTIONS THAT IRISH IMMIGRANTS AND IRISH-AMERICANS HAVE MADE AND CONTINUE TO MAKE TO THIS NATION AND OUR STATE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3566 -- Rep. Bailey: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 44-7-25 SO AS TO REQUIRE A HOSPITAL TO GIVE PATIENTS BEING DISCHARGED FROM THE EMERGENCY ROOM, THE OPTION OF RECEIVING A SEVENTY-TWO HOUR SUPPLY OF ANY MEDICATIONS BEING PRESCRIBED.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3567 -- Reps. Barfield, Altman, Bales, Clemmons, Martin, Sinclair, G.R. Smith, J.R. Smith and Witherspoon: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 1-11-730, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PERSONS ELIGIBLE TO PARTICIPATE IN THE STATE HEALTH AND DENTAL INSURANCE PLANS, SO AS TO ALLOW A MEMBER OF THE GOVERNING BOARD OF A PUBLIC INSTITUTION OF HIGHER LEARNING TO PARTICIPATE IN THE PLAN BY PAYING THE FULL PREMIUM COSTS AS DETERMINED BY THE STATE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3568 -- Rep. Rice: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 25, TITLE 43, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA COMMISSION FOR THE BLIND, SO AS TO ESTABLISH THE DIVISION OF SERVICES FOR THE BLIND WITHIN THE SOUTH CAROLINA STATE AGENCY FOR VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION, TO ABOLISH THE COMMISSION AND TRANSFER ITS POWERS, DUTIES, AND RESPONSIBILITIES TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA STATE AGENCY FOR VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION, RETAINING CERTAIN PROGRAM RESPONSIBILITIES FOR THE DIVISION AND MERGING OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES, INCLUDING ADMINISTRATIVE FUNCTIONS OF THE FORMER COMMISSION WITH THE STATE AGENCY FOR VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION; TO AMEND CHAPTER 31, TITLE 43, RELATING TO VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE GOVERNOR, RATHER THAN THE AGENCY BOARD, SHALL APPOINT THE DIRECTOR OF VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION WHO SHALL ADMINISTER THE PROVISIONS OF THIS CHAPTER, TO PROVIDE THAT THE BOARD OF THE STATE AGENCY OF VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION IS AN ADVISORY BOARD, AND TO TRANSFER THE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE FORMER BOARD TO THE DIRECTOR OF VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION AND TO CONFORM THE PROVISIONS OF THIS CHAPTER WITH THIS ACT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3569 -- Rep. Bailey: A BILL TO AMEND ACT 536 OF 1986, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE ELECTION OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES FOR SUMMERVILLE SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 2 IN DORCHESTER COUNTY, SO AS TO CHANGE THE BOUNDARY THAT SEPARATES SUMMERVILLE SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 2 IN DORCHESTER COUNTY AND SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 4 IN DORCHESTER COUNTY; AND TO DESIGNATE A MAP NUMBER FOR THE MAP ON WHICH THESE LINES OF THE ELECTION DISTRICTS FOR TRUSTEES ARE DELINEATED AND MAINTAINED BY THE OFFICE OF RESEARCH AND STATISTICS OF THE STATE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended

H. 3570 -- Reps. Simrill, Norman, Moody-Lawrence and Kirsh: 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, SO AS TO DELETE THE PROVISION WHICH AUTHORIZES A REQUESTOR TO MAKE A REQUEST WITHOUT MAKING IT IN WRITING; AND TO AMEND SECTION 30-4-40, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO MATTERS EXEMPT FROM DISCLOSURE FOR PURPOSES OF THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT, SO AS TO EXEMPT DOCUMENTS AND OTHER INFORMATION CONTAINING DISCIPLINARY ACTIONS TAKEN AGAINST AN EMPLOYEE OF A PUBLIC BODY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3571 -- Reps. Thompson, Agnew, Allen, Altman, Anderson, Anthony, Bailey, Bales, Ballentine, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clark, Clemmons, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Emory, Frye, Funderburk, Govan, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hiott, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kennedy, Kirsh, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Norman, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rhoad, Rice, Rivers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Simrill, Sinclair, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Toole, Townsend, Tripp, Umphlett, Vaughn, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Wilkins, Witherspoon and Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION EXPRESSING THE SYMPATHY OF THE MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE FAMILY AND MANY FRIENDS OF THE LATE ANDERSON NATIVE AND MAN OF LETTERS, GUY DAVENPORT.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3572 -- Reps. Sandifer and Whitmire: A BILL TO AMEND ARTICLE 5, CHAPTER 9, TITLE 50, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO HUNTING AND FISHING LICENSES, BY ADDING SECTION 50-9-545 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IT IS UNLAWFUL FOR A PERSON TO TAKE STRIPED BASS, HYBRID STRIPED BASS, BROOK TROUT, BROWN TROUT, RAINBOW TROUT, OR SMALL MOUTH BASS IN THE WATERS OF THIS STATE WITHOUT FIRST PROCURING A STATE FISHERIES HATCHERY PERMIT AND HAVING A VALID PERMIT IN THEIR POSSESSION WHILE FISHING OR TRANSPORTING STRIPED BASS, HYBRID STRIPED BASS, BROOK TROUT, BROWN TROUT, RAINBOW TROUT, OR SMALL MOUTH BASS CAUGHT IN THE WATERS OF THIS STATE, TO PROVIDE FOR FURNISHING THE PERMIT AND FOR USE OF THE PROCEEDS FROM THE SALE OF THE PERMIT, AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS OF THIS SECTION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3573 -- Reps. Clark, Haley, Ballentine, Moody-Lawrence, Anthony, R. Brown, Clyburn, Frye, Hosey, Huggins, Mack, Mahaffey, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Rice, D.C. Smith, J.R. Smith, Townsend, Vaughn and Walker: 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. 3574 -- Rep. Townsend: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND DR. ELIZABETH GRESSETTE, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE PALMETTO STATE TEACHERS ASSOCIATION, FOR HER DISTINGUISHED CAREER AND MANY YEARS OF SERVICE IMPROVING THE QUALITY OF TEACHERS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3575 -- Reps. Barfield, Miller, Anderson, Sandifer, Pinson, Owens, Hiott, Littlejohn, Walker, Mahaffey, Altman, Sinclair, Cato, Rhoad, Leach, Hamilton, G.R. Smith, Battle, Kennedy, Clyburn, Jefferson, Neilson, Bales, Emory, Martin, Agnew, Herbkersman, Bowers, Clemmons, Edge, Witherspoon, Hardwick, Toole and Bingham: A HOUSE RESOLUTION REQUESTING THE UNITED STATES INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION TO APPROVE THE CONTINUATION OF THE ANTIDUMPING AND COUNTERVAILING ORDERS IMPOSED ON HOT-ROLLED STEEL FROM BRAZIL, JAPAN, AND RUSSIA.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Debate Adjourned
Adopted

H. 3576 -- Rep. Walker: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND PAY TRIBUTE TO FRANCES LANDRUM WEATHERS AS SHE HONORS HER FAMILY'S HERITAGE AND CELEBRATES HER 80TH BIRTHDAY ON MARCH 20, 2005.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3577 -- Reps. Witherspoon, Frye, Hiott, Ott and Vick: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 46-13-45, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PESTICIDE REGISTRATION FEES, SO AS TO INCREASE THE ANNUAL BASIC REGISTRATION FEE, TO PROVIDE THAT THIS FEE MAY NOT BE INCREASED EXCEPT IN AN ACT SEPARATE FROM THE GENERAL APPROPRIATIONS ACT, AND FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THE USE OF THESE FUNDS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Debate Adjourned
Point of Order
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 3578 -- Reps. Witherspoon, Frye, Hiott, Ott and Vick: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 46-25-20, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS IN REGARD TO FERTILIZER REGULATIONS, SO AS TO REVISE THE DEFINITION OF "SOIL AMENDMENT"; TO AMEND SECTION 46-25-30, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO ANALYSIS OF PLANT NUTRIENTS, SO AS TO PERMIT THE STATE CROP PEST COMMISSION TO REQUIRE PROOF OF CLAIMS MADE FOR FERTILIZER; AND TO AMEND SECTION 46-25-810, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO AN INSPECTION TAX AND TONNAGE REPORTS IN REGARD TO COMMERCIAL FERTILIZER, SO AS TO INCREASE THE INSPECTION TAX AND FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THE TONNAGE REPORT ON FERTILIZER SOLD, AND FOR CERTAIN ACTIONS WHICH WILL BE TAKEN IF THE REQUIRED TAXES AND REPORTS ARE NOT MADE.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Point of Order
Ratified

H. 3579 -- Reps. Witherspoon, Frye, Hiott, Ott and Vick: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 46-9-90, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PENALTIES FOR VIOLATING STATE CROP PEST COMMISSION ENFORCEMENT PROVISIONS, SO AS TO CLARIFY THOSE PERSONS TO WHOM CERTAIN PENALTIES MAY APPLY; AND TO ADD SECTION 46-33-100 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT ANY PERSON SUBJECT TO TREE AND PLANT SHIPMENT PROVISIONS OF LAW OR OTHER PROVISIONS UNDER THE JURISDICTION OF THE STATE CROP PEST COMMISSION MAY BE ISSUED A STOP SALE, USE, AND DISTRIBUTION ORDER UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE MANNER IN WHICH THE ORDER MAY BE APPEALED.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 3580 -- Reps. Scott, Hosey, Vick, Clyburn, J. Hines, Govan, McCraw, Clark, Anthony, Bales, Branham, Breeland, J. Brown, R. Brown, Ceips, Chalk, Cooper, Davenport, Edge, Emory, Frye, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrison, Herbkersman, M. Hines, Jefferson, Littlejohn, Mack, Martin, Moody-Lawrence, Ott, Owens, Parks, Phillips, Rhoad, Rice, Simrill, D.C. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, Taylor, Townsend, Umphlett, Witherspoon, Talley and McLeod: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-1140, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DEDUCTIONS ALLOWED FROM SOUTH CAROLINA TAXABLE INCOME OF AN INDIVIDUAL FOR PURPOSES OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA INCOME TAX ACT, SO AS TO ALLOW A MAXIMUM THREE THOUSAND DOLLARS A YEAR DEDUCTION FOR MEMBERS OF THE STATE GUARD AND TO PROVIDE THE ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR THIS DEDUCTION.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading

H. 3581 -- 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
Debate Adjourned

H. 3582 -- Reps. McLeod, Clark, J.E. Smith, Hosey, Moody-Lawrence, Anderson, Bailey, Bowers, Breeland, J. Brown, R. Brown, Davenport, Haskins, M. Hines and Sinclair: A BILL TO AMEND ARTICLE 13, CHAPTER 53, TITLE 44, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO LEAD POISONING PREVENTION AND CONTROL SO AS TO RENAME THIS ARTICLE THE "CHILDHOOD LEAD POISONING PREVENTION AND CONTROL ACT", TO CLARIFY THAT THE ARTICLE ADDRESSES CIRCUMSTANCES RELATING TO CHILDREN AND LEAD POISONING, TO FURTHER SPECIFY SURFACES IN A DWELLING OR FACILITY THAT MAY CONTAIN A LEAD-BASED HAZARD, TO REVISE REQUIREMENTS FOR EDUCATION AND PUBLIC AWARENESS PROGRAMS, INVESTIGATIONS, AND RECORDKEEPING, TO REVISE PROCEDURES FOR THE ISSUANCE AND EXECUTION OF AN ADMINISTRATIVE WARRANT TO INVESTIGATE LEAD-BASED HAZARDS, TO REQUIRE LABORATORIES TO REPORT TO THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL RESULTS OF ANY BLOOD LEAD ANALYSES CONDUCTED ON CHILDREN UNDER THE AGE OF SIX, TO DELETE OBSOLETE PROVISIONS, TO REVISE CRIMINAL PENALTIES, TO PROVIDE FOR CIVIL FINES, TO PROVIDE THAT A VIOLATION DOES NOT GIVE RISE TO A CAUSE OF ACTION, BUT DOES NOT PROHIBIT INTRODUCTION OF EVIDENCE IN ANOTHER ACTION OF FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH THIS ARTICLE, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE PROVISIONS OF THIS ARTICLE ARE CONTINGENT UPON THE APPROPRIATION OR AVAILABILITY OF FUNDS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 3583 -- Reps. Walker, Anthony, Bailey, Ceips, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Harrison, Herbkersman, Hinson, Littlejohn, Mahaffey, Townsend, Coates, McGee, G. Brown and Pinson: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 11 TO CHAPTER 36, TITLE 12, SO AS TO IMPOSE AN ADDITIONAL STATE SALES, USE, AND CASUAL EXCISE TAX EQUAL TO TWO AND ONE-HALF PERCENT OF GROSS PROCEEDS OF SALES OR SALES PRICE, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THIS ADDITIONAL TWO AND ONE-HALF PERCENT TAX DOES NOT APPLY TO THE TAX ON ACCOMMODATIONS; BY AMENDING SECTION 11-11-150, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE TRUST FUND FOR TAX RELIEF, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT REVENUES FROM THE TRUST FUND FOR TAX RELIEF TO BE DISTRIBUTED TO A SCHOOL DISTRICT SHALL BE PAID MONTHLY IN AN AMOUNT THAT IS THE DISTRICT'S PROPORTIONATE SHARE OF TRUST FUND REVENUES BASED ON WEIGHTED PUPIL UNITS AS DETERMINED UNDER THE EDUCATION FINANCE ACT; BY ADDING SECTION 11-11-155 SO AS TO CREATE THE SCHOOL TRUST FUND AND REQUIRE REVENUES OF THE ADDITIONAL SALES AND USE TAX AND ADDITIONAL REVENUE GENERATED BY REVISING SALES TAX CAPS TO BE CREDITED TO THIS FUND; BY AMENDING SECTION 12-36-2110, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE MAXIMUM SALES, USE, AND CASUAL EXCISE TAX ON VARIOUS ITEMS OF TANGIBLE PERSONAL PROPERTY, INCLUDING MOTOR VEHICLES, SO AS TO RAISE THE MAXIMUM TAX; BY ADDING SECTION 12-37-253 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR A PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTION FOR CERTAIN PROPERTY FROM SCHOOL OPERATING MILLAGE NOT OTHERWISE EXEMPT, TO PROVIDE THE METHOD OF DETERMINING AND PHASING IN THE EXEMPTION, TO PROVIDE REIMBURSEMENTS TO SCHOOL DISTRICTS FOR THIS NEW EXEMPTION WITH A PAYMENT BASED ON WEIGHTED PUPIL UNITS AS DETERMINED UNDER THE EDUCATION FINANCE ACT, TO PROVIDE FOR CERTAIN LIMITS ON THE AMOUNT OF MILLAGE FOR SCHOOL OPERATIONS A SCHOOL DISTRICT MAY IMPOSE AFTER THE ABOVE PROVISIONS TAKE EFFECT; BY AMENDING CHAPTER 20, TITLE 59, RELATING TO THE EDUCATION FINANCE ACT, SO AS TO REVISE THE MANNER IN WHICH WEIGHTINGS USED TO PROVIDE FOR RELATIVE COST DIFFERENCES BETWEEN STUDENTS ARE DETERMINED, REVISE THE MANNER IN WHICH SCHOOL DISTRICT FUNDING UNDER THIS ACT IS DISTRIBUTED INCLUDING ELIMINATING THE INDEX OF TAXPAYING ABILITY AND A MODIFICATION OF THE FORMULA FOR COMPUTING BASE STUDENT COST, AND REQUIRE THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY BEGINNING WITH FISCAL YEAR 2007 TO PROVIDE ALLOCATIONS TO SCHOOL DISTRICTS BASED ON THE FULL AMOUNT OF BASE STUDENT COST DETERMINED UNDER THIS CHAPTER; BY REPEALING SECTION 59-21-160 RELATING TO STATE APPROPRIATIONS TO SCHOOL DISTRICTS; AND BY REPEALING SECTION 59-21-1030 RELATING TO THE LEVEL OF FINANCIAL EFFORT PER PUPIL REQUIRED OF SCHOOL DISTRICTS; BY REPEALING ARTICLE 3, CHAPTER 10 OF TITLE 4, RELATING TO THE CAPITAL PROJECT SALES TAX ACT, AND CHAPTER 37 OF TITLE 4 RELATING TO OPTIONAL METHODS FOR FINANCING TRANSPORTATION FACILITIES INCLUDING LEVY OF ADDITIONAL SALES TAXES, AND TO PROVIDE THAT SALES TAXES FOR PROJECTS PREVIOUSLY AUTHORIZED UNDER THESE PROVISIONS SHALL CONTINUE UNTIL THEIR SCHEDULED TERMINATION DATE; TO REQUIRE A REFERENDUM IN COUNTIES IN WHICH THE LOCAL OPTION SALES TAX IS CURRENTLY IMPOSED FOR THE PURPOSE OF DETERMINING WHETHER TO RESCIND THE TAX AND BY PROVIDING THAT THIS ACT TAKES EFFECT JULY 1, 2006, AND APPLIES FOR PROPERTY TAX YEARS BEGINNING AFTER 2006 AND MOTOR VEHICLE TAX YEARS BEGINNING AFTER JUNE 30, 2006.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3584 -- Rep. Neilson: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE DARLINGTON, SOUTH CAROLINA, DIXIE BELLES SOFTBALL TEAM, AND COACHES GARRY FLOWERS, TIM WILEY, AND TIMMY HUNTLEY, AT A TIME AND DATE TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF CONGRATULATING AND HONORING THE TEAM ON WINNING THE 2004 DIXIE BELLES WORLD SERIES AND ON BEING PRESENTED THE CARL O. BOELTE DIXIE BELLES CHAMPIONSHIP AWARD.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3585 -- Reps. Neilson, J. Hines and Lucas: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE CONGRATULATIONS OF THE MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA TO THE DARLINGTON, SOUTH CAROLINA, DIXIE BELLES SOFTBALL TEAM ON WINNING THE 2004 DIXIE BELLES WORLD SERIES AND ON BEING PRESENTED THE CARL O. BOELTE DIXIE BELLES CHAMPIONSHIP AWARD.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3586 -- Rep. Harvin: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE SINCERE SORROW OF THE MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES UPON THE DEATH OF MRS. JESSIE ROSE HARVIN OF HENDERSON, NORTH CAROLINA, AND TO CONVEY THE DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO HER FAMILY AND MANY FRIENDS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3587 -- Rep. Perry: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND ELIZABETH VICTOR, A SENIOR AT AIKEN HIGH SCHOOL, FOR DEVELOPING AND IMPLEMENTING A GIRLS AGAINST BULLIES (GAB) MENTORING PROGRAM IN HER COMMUNITY WHICH HAS PROVIDED SO MUCH HELP TO ELEMENTARY AND MIDDLE SCHOOL GIRLS WHO HAVE EXPERIENCED AGGRESSION FROM PEERS IN A SCHOOL SETTING.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3588 -- Reps. Whipper, Sinclair, J.H. Neal, Brady, Barfield, Weeks, Hosey, Govan, Lucas, Harrison, Anderson, Bowers, Breeland, Hamilton, Haskins, Hayes, M. Hines, Littlejohn, Mahaffey, Phillips, Pinson, W.D. Smith, Taylor, Walker, Bailey and Clemmons: 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 IN THE STATE MAY NOT BE RECOGNIZED ON AND AFTER JANUARY 1, 2006, AND TO PROVIDE AN EXCEPTION FOR A COMMON LAW MARRIAGE EXISTING AS OF DECEMBER 31, 2005; AND TO REPEAL SECTION 20-1-360 RELATING TO THE VALIDITY OF A MARRIAGE CONTRACTED WITHOUT THE ISSUANCE OF A LICENSE.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Point of Order
Request for Debate

H. 3589 -- Rep. Vick: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO HONOR REVEREND JOHNNIE MCLENDON AND FIRST LADY BARBARA MCLENDON AND TO RECOGNIZE THEIR SERVICE AND COMMITMENT TO FISHER HILL COMMUNITY BAPTIST CHURCH OF CHERAW, SOUTH CAROLINA, AND THEIR LOCAL COMMUNITY.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3590 -- Reps. Rutherford, Kennedy, J.H. Neal, J.E. Smith, Govan, J. Hines, Bales, Cobb-Hunter, Funderburk, Howard, Jefferson, McLeod, Moody-Lawrence, Neilson and Parks: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 7-13-1640, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO VOTING MACHINE REQUIREMENTS, SO AS TO REQUIRE ALL ELECTRONIC VOTING MACHINES TO PRINT OUT A RECEIPT SHOWING HOW THE VOTER CAST HIS VOTE THAT MUST BE DEPOSITED IN A RECEPTACLE BY THE VOTER TO VERIFY THE VOTE TALLEY IF THERE IS A RECOUNT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3591 -- Reps. Brady, J.E. Smith, Harrison, Pinson, Agnew, Anthony, Ceips, Chalk, Cobb-Hunter, Frye, Haskins, Hayes, Hinson, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Lucas, McGee, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Taylor, Whitmire, Witherspoon, Young, Ballentine, Mahaffey, Thompson, Coates and Leach: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 44-53-270, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO SCHEDULE V CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES, SO AS TO INCLUDE IN SCHEDULE V ANY COMPOUND CONTAINING PSEUDOEPHEDRINE, TO REQUIRE SUCH COMPOUNDS TO BE DISPENSED ONLY BY A PHARMACIST, OR PHARMACY TECHNICIAN, TO REQUIRE A PICTURE IDENTIFICATION TO PURCHASE SUCH COMPOUNDS, TO LIMIT THE AMOUNT OF SUCH COMPOUND THAT CAN BE PURCHASED IN A THIRTY DAY PERIOD, AND TO PROVIDE THAT LIQUID OR CAPSULE FORMS OF COMPOUNDS WHERE PSEUDOEPHEDRINE IS NOT THE ONLY ACTIVE INGREDIENT ARE NOT SCHEDULE V CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES; AND TO AUTHORIZE THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL TO EXEMPT OTHER PRODUCTS BY REGULATION FROM SCHEDULE V IF THEY ARE NOT USED IN THE ILLEGAL MANUFACTURE OF METHAMPHETMINE.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor removed
2nd Reading
Amended
Proposed Amendment
Proposed Amendment
Proposed Amendment
Debate Adjourned
Point of Order
Request for Debate
Request for Debate
Reconsidered

H. 3592 -- Rep. Limehouse: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 38-63-100, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO A BONA FIDE CHARITY OR NONPROFIT CORPORATION WHICH IS NAMED A BENEFICIARY OF A LIFE INSURANCE POLICY, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A CHARITABLE ORGANIZATION HAS AN INSURABLE INTEREST IN THE LIFE OF AN INDIVIDUAL INSURED UNDER A POLICY OF INSURANCE IN WHICH THE CHARITABLE ORGANIZATION IS NAMED AS A BENEFICIARY UNDER THE CONDITIONS SPECIFIED IN THIS SECTION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3593 -- Reps. Walker, Wilkins, Littlejohn, Mahaffey and W.D. Smith: 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; AND BY ADDING SECTION 56-5-2948, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON WHO DRIVES A MOTOR VEHICLE WHICH IS INVOLVED IN A FATAL MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT MUST SUBMIT TO A CHEMICAL TEST OF HIS BREATH FOR THE PURPOSE OF DETERMINING THE PRESENCE OF ALCOHOL IF THERE ARE REASONABLE GROUNDS TO BELIEVE THAT THE PERSON IS UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF ALCOHOL TO THE EXTENT THAT HIS FACULTIES TO DRIVE ARE MATERIALLY AND APPRECIABLY IMPAIRED.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3594 -- Reps. Hagood, Altman, Battle, Delleney, Littlejohn, Scarborough and G.R. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 4-11-10, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE TIME FOR THE COMMENCEMENT OF TERMS OF COUNTY OFFICERS, SO AS TO CLARIFY WHEN THE TERMS OF OFFICE BEGIN AND END AND TO PROVIDE THAT THIS SECTION DOES NOT APPLY TO THOSE OFFICERS WHOSE TERMS OF OFFICE ARE SET BY ANOTHER PROVISION OF LAW.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3595 -- Reps. Merrill, Hinson, Whipper, Limehouse, Young, Harrell, Umphlett, Miller, Altman, R. Brown, Chellis, Dantzler, Hagood, Jefferson and Scarborough: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND WARREN LASCH FOR HIS ENTHUSIASM, COMMITMENT, AND WORK ETHIC ON THE RECOVERY, RESTORATION, AND DISPLAY OF THE H. L. HUNLEY AS HE RESIGNS FROM HIS POSITION AS CHAIRMAN OF THE FRIENDS OF THE HUNLEY, AND TO WISH HIM MUCH SUCCESS IN HIS FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3596 -- Reps. Toole, Ballentine, Bingham, Clark, Frye, Haley, Huggins, McLeod, Ott and E.H. Pitts: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND THE HONORABLE MARC H. WESTBROOK, CIRCUIT JUDGE OF THE ELEVENTH CIRCUIT, SEAT 2, FOR HIS TRULY DISTINGUISHED CAREER AS A MEMBER OF OUR STATE'S JUDICIARY AND TO CONGRATULATE AND EXTEND BEST WISHES TO JUDGE WESTBROOK AND LEXINGTON COUNTY ON THE OCCASION OF THE NAMING OF THE MAIN COURTROOM IN THE NEW LEXINGTON COUNTY JUDICIAL CENTER IN HIS HONOR.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3597 -- Reps. Wilkins and Harrison: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO INVITE THE CHIEF JUSTICE OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA SUPREME COURT, THE HONORABLE JEAN HOEFER TOAL, TO ADDRESS THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY IN JOINT SESSION ON THE STATE OF THE JUDICIARY AT 12:00 NOON ON WEDNESDAY, MARCH 2, 2005.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3598 -- Reps. J.R. Smith, Clark, Clyburn, Perry, D.C. Smith, Stewart, Agnew, Allen, Altman, Anderson, Anthony, Bailey, Bales, Ballentine, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clemmons, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Emory, Frye, Funderburk, Govan, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hiott, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kennedy, Kirsh, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Norman, Ott, Owens, Parks, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rhoad, Rice, Rivers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Simrill, Sinclair, Skelton, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, W.D. Smith, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Townsend, Tripp, Umphlett, Vaughn, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Wilkins, Witherspoon and Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE GRATITUDE OF THE MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA TO THE GRANITEVILLE, VAUCLUSE, AND WARRENVILLE FIRE DEPARTMENT AND FIRE CHIEF PHIL NAPIER FOR THEIR HANDLING OF THE GRANITEVILLE TRAIN ACCIDENT AND TO HONOR THEIR HEROIC ACTIONS DURING THE ACCIDENT AND IN THE DAYS THAT FOLLOWED.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3599 -- Reps. Stewart, Harrison, D.C. Smith and J.R. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 56-1-2157 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A COMMERCIAL DRIVER'S LICENSE MUST BE SUSPENDED IF ITS HOLDER IS ARRESTED FOR OR FOUND GUILTY OF CERTAIN CRIMINAL ACTIVITY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3600 -- Rep. Altman: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 40-29-370, THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO REQUIRED ELECTRICAL INSPECTIONS OF MANUFACTURED HOMES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT BEFORE AN ELECTRICAL UTILITY OR COOPERATIVE MAY PROVIDE ELECTRICITY TO A MANUFACTURED HOME, THE PROPERTY OWNER MUST PRESENT TO THE UTILITY OR COOPERATIVE A CERTIFICATE FROM THE COUNTY IN WHICH THE MANUFACTURED HOME IS LOCATED CERTIFYING THAT ALL AD VALOREM PROPERTY TAXES CURRENTLY DUE AND PAYABLE THEREON HAVE BEEN PAID IN FULL.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3601 -- Reps. E.H. Pitts, Ott, Bingham, Toole, Frye, Clark, Huggins, Haley, Cobb-Hunter, Govan and McLeod: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 44-7-180, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE STATE HEALTH PLANNING COMMITTEE INCLUDING THE DEVELOPMENT AND CONTENTS OF THE STATE HEALTH PLAN FOR USE IN THE ADMINISTRATION OF THE CERTIFICATE OF NEED PROGRAM, SO AS TO REQUIRE THE STATE HEALTH PLAN TO INCLUDE A PROVISION THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL SHALL APPROVE A CERTIFICATE OF NEED APPLICATION FOR OPEN HEART SURGERY IF THE APPLICANT MEETS CERTAIN CRITERIA.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3602 -- Rep. Witherspoon: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE THE CONTRIBUTIONS THAT SOUTH CAROLINA MARINAS PROVIDE TO OUR CITIZENS AND VISITORS IN TERMS OF RECREATION, REST, AND RELAXATION AND TO DECLARE AUGUST 13, 2005, AS "NATIONAL MARINA DAY IN SOUTH CAROLINA".
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3603 -- Reps. Rutherford, J. Brown and F.N. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 17-22-50, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PERSONS WHO MAY NOT BE CONSIDERED FOR PLACEMENT IN A PRETRIAL INTERVENTION PROGRAM, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON WHO HAS BEEN ACCEPTED INTO AN INTERVENTION PROGRAM PREVIOUSLY MAY BE ACCEPTED INTO AN INTERVENTION PROGRAM FOR ONE ADDITIONAL TIME IF HE OBTAINS APPROVAL OF BOTH THE SOLICITOR AND THE CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE JUDGE OF THE COURT OF GENERAL SESSIONS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3604 -- Reps. Cato, Barfield, Bailey, Ballentine, G. Brown, Chellis, Dantzler, Hamilton, Hayes, Jennings, Norman, Rice, J.E. Smith, Taylor, Young, Bingham, Clark, Huggins, Owens and Simrill: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 40-45-320, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO CREATING OR RESTRICTING RIGHTS OF PHYSICAL THERAPISTS TO PRACTICE WITHIN THE SCOPE OF THEIR STATUTORY AUTHORITY, SO AS TO ALSO PROVIDE THAT PROVISIONS OF THE PHYSICAL THERAPY PRACTICE ACT MAY NOT BE CONSTRUED TO PROHIBIT OR RESTRICT THE CONDUCT OF A PHYSICAL THERAPIST OR PHYSICAL THERAPIST ASSISTANT OTHERWISE AUTHORIZED BY THE PROVIDER SELF REFERRAL 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
Amended
Proposed Amendment
Proposed Amendment
Proposed Amendment
Request for Debate

H. 3605 -- Rep. Hiott: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE PICKENS HIGH SCHOOL VARSITY GIRLS VOLLEYBALL TEAM, COACHES, AND STAFF, AT A TIME AND DATE TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF CONGRATULATING AND HONORING THE TEAM ON WINNING THE CLASS AAA VOLLEYBALL STATE CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3606 -- Rep. Hiott: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE THE PICKENS HIGH SCHOOL VARSITY GIRLS VOLLEYBALL TEAM ON WINNING THE 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.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3607 -- Education and Public Works Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION, RELATING TO STUDENT ATTENDANCE, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 2900, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Point of Order

H. 3608 -- Rep. Scarborough: A BILL TO AMEND SECTIONS 27-18-30, 27-18-50, 27-18-60, 27-18-70, 27-18-80, 27-18-85, 27-18-90, 27-18-110, 27-18-140, AS AMENDED, 27-18-150, AS AMENDED, AND 27-18-170, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, ALL RELATING TO TYPES OF PROPERTY AND THE TIME LONGER THAN THREE YEARS AFTER WHICH THE PROPERTY IS PRESUMED ABANDONED FOR PURPOSES OF THE UNIFORM UNCLAIMED PROPERTY ACT, SO AS TO PROVIDE A MAXIMUM THREE-YEAR PERIOD AFTER WHICH ALL SUCH PROPERTY IS PRESUMED ABANDONED, TO REVISE THE CRITERIA THAT GIVE RISE TO THE PRESUMPTION OF ABANDONMENT OF SHARES OF STOCK AND BUSINESS INTERESTS, TO AMEND SECTION 27-18-180, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO REPORTING OF UNCLAIMED PROPERTY AND NOTICE TO APPARENT OWNERS, SO AS TO REQUIRE ADDITIONAL IDENTIFICATION IN REPORTS AND TO REQUIRE NOTICE TO APPARENT OWNERS AT LEAST SIXTY DAYS BEFORE THE HOLDER REPORTS THE PROPERTY, AND TO AMEND SECTION 27-18-250, RELATING TO CLAIMS FOR UNCLAIMED PROPERTY, SO AS TO UPDATE THE REFERENCE RELATING TO THE RATE OF INTEREST THAT MUST BE PAID ON THE PROPERTY, AND TO APPROPRIATE THE FIRST TWENTY MILLION DOLLARS IN REVENUES ATTRIBUTABLE TO THIS ACT FOR THE CAPERS HALL REPLACEMENT AND RENOVATION PROJECT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3609 -- Rep. Harrison: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND BENJAMIN PARKER MUSTIAN, FORMER CHIEF COUNSEL TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE JUDICIARY COMMITTEE, FOR HIS OUTSTANDING SERVICE TO THE COMMITTEE AND HIS DEDICATION TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES AND TO EXTEND BEST WISHES TO HIM IN ALL HIS FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3610 -- Rep. Vick: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND CONGRATULATE JARRETT DONALD NAGEL, OF CHERAW, FOR OBTAINING THE ELITE RANK OF EAGLE SCOUT WITH THE BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA, AND TO EXTEND BEST WISHES TO HIM IN ALL OF HIS FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3611 -- Reps. Vick and Jennings: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO WELCOME HOME THE MEN AND WOMEN OF BRAVO BATTERY 3RD BATTALION, DETACHMENT, 178TH FIELD ARTILLERY OF CHERAW, SOUTH CAROLINA FROM THEIR TOUR OF DUTY IN IRAQ AND TO EXPRESS THE DEEPEST RESPECT AND ADMIRATION OF THE MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO THESE SOLDIERS FOR THEIR COURAGE, BRAVERY, AND THE MANY SACRIFICES THEY HAVE MADE IN THEIR SERVICE TO OUR NATION AND THE PEOPLE OF IRAQ.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3612 -- Reps. Vick and Jennings: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO WELCOME HOME THE MEN AND WOMEN OF BRAVO BATTERY 3RD BATTALION, 178TH FIELD ARTILLERY OF BENNETTSVILLE, SOUTH CAROLINA FROM THEIR TOUR OF DUTY IN IRAQ AND TO EXPRESS THE DEEPEST RESPECT AND ADMIRATION OF THE MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO THESE SOLDIERS FOR THEIR COURAGE, BRAVERY, AND THE MANY SACRIFICES THEY HAVE MADE IN THEIR SERVICE TO OUR NATION AND THE PEOPLE OF IRAQ.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3613 -- Reps. Kirsh, Sandifer, Clemmons and Duncan: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 3, TITLE 15, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 9 SO AS TO ENACT THE "COMMON SENSE CONSUMPTION ACT", TO DEFINE THE TERMS "PARTY" AND "LONG-TERM CONSUMPTION", AND TO PROVIDE THAT A MANUFACTURER, PACKER, DISTRIBUTOR, CARRIER, HOLDER, MARKETER, SELLER, OR AN ASSOCIATION OF ONE OR MORE OF THESE ENTITIES IS NOT SUBJECT TO CIVIL LIABILITY IN AN ACTION BASED ON A PERSON'S PURCHASE OR CONSUMPTION OF FOOD OR NONALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES WHEN LIABILITY IS BASED ON WEIGHT GAIN, OBESITY, OR A HEALTH CONDITION ASSOCIATED WITH WEIGHT GAIN OR OBESITY RESULTING FROM THE PERSON'S LONG-TERM CONSUMPTION OF FOOD OR NONALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended

H. 3614 -- Reps. Wilkins and Harrison: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 20-7-1315, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PROCEDURES FOR WITHHOLDING WAGES TO SECURE PAYMENT OF SUPPORT OBLIGATIONS, INCLUDING COLLECTION AND DISBURSEMENT OF THE WITHHELD WAGES, SO AS TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS; AND TO AMEND SECTION 20-7-1440, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO FAMILY COURT FEES, COSTS, AND ALLOWANCES, INCLUDING THE FIVE PERCENT ADDITIONAL FEE ADDED TO CHILD SUPPORT PAYMENTS FOR COURT COSTS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE PAYOR OF THIS ADDITIONAL FIVE PERCENT AGREES, BY PAYING THROUGH THE COURT OR A CENTRALIZED SYSTEM, THAT THIS PAYMENT IS FOR SATISFACTION OF COURT COSTS, AGREES THAT IT IS NOT CHILD SUPPORT, AS DEFINED IN FEDERAL LAW, AND AGREES TO THE DISTRIBUTION OF THIS PAYMENT TO THE STATE FOR COURT COSTS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Ratified

H. 3615 -- Reps. Dantzler, Frye, Scarborough, Bailey, Hinson, Jefferson, Perry, Rhoad and Mahaffey: 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 VETERINARIANS AND VETERINARY TECHNICIANS INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ESTABLISHING AN INVESTIGATIVE REVIEW COMMITTEE, REVISING PROCEDURES FOR CONDUCTING HEARINGS, PROVIDING FOR LICENSURE BY ENDORSEMENT, AUTHORIZING STUDENT PRECEPTOR PROGRAMS, PROVIDING PROCEDURES FOR VETERINARIANS IF AN ANIMAL IS ABANDONED IN THEIR CUSTODY, PROVIDING FOR A LIEN ON AN ANIMAL WHEN PAYMENT FOR CARE IS NOT MADE, AND ESTABLISHING CERTAIN STANDARDS FOR EMERGENCY VETERINARY CARE FACILITIES AND MOBILE VETERINARY FACILITIES.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Proposed Amendment
Proposed Amendment

H. 3616 -- Rep. Clyburn: A HOUSE RESOLUTION EXTENDING THE CONGRATULATIONS OF THE MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO MR. AND MRS. WALTER MOSLEY, JR., OF EDGEFIELD, ON THE OCCASION OF THEIR FIFTIETH WEDDING ANNIVERSARY AND WISHING FOR THEM MANY MORE YEARS OF WEDDED BLISS AND GOOD HEALTH.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3617 -- Reps. Weeks and Townsend: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE THE MONTH OF MARCH 2005 AS "EXCEPTIONAL EDUCATORS, EXCEPTIONAL STUDENTS MONTH".
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3618 -- Reps. Scott, Agnew, Allen, Altman, Anderson, Anthony, Bailey, Bales, Ballentine, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clark, Clemmons, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Emory, Frye, Funderburk, Govan, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hiott, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kennedy, Kirsh, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Norman, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rhoad, Rice, Rivers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Simrill, Sinclair, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Townsend, Tripp, Umphlett, Vaughn, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Wilkins, Witherspoon and Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO HONOR REVEREND WILLIE WILSON III, PASTOR OF OAKEY SPRING MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH, FOR HIS SERVICE AND COMMITMENT TO HIS CONGREGATION AND COMMUNITY FOR THE PAST SEVENTEEN YEARS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3619 -- Rep. Vick: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE JOSHUA "JOSH" KYLE EVANS, OF CHERAW, SOUTH CAROLINA, FOR OBTAINING THE ELITE RANK OF EAGLE SCOUT WITH THE BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA, AND TO EXTEND BEST WISHES TO HIM IN ALL OF HIS FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3620 -- Reps. Sandifer and Jennings: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO DESIGNATE APRIL 29, 2005, AS "DALE EARNHARDT DAY" IN SOUTH CAROLINA.
Introduced and Adopted
Debate Adjourned
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Non-Concurrence
Message to Senate

H. 3621 -- Reps. Altman, Ceips, Limehouse, Scarborough, Scott and Young: A JOINT RESOLUTION PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO SECTION 7, ARTICLE XVII OF THE CONSTITUTION OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1895, RELATING TO THE PROHIBITION ON LOTTERIES AND THE EXCEPTIONS TO THIS PROHIBITION, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A RAFFLE CONDUCTED NOT MORE THAN FOUR TIMES IN A CALENDAR YEAR BY A CHARITABLE, RELIGIOUS, COMMUNITY-SERVICE, EDUCATION-RELATED, OR FRATERNAL ORGANIZATION EXEMPT FROM FEDERAL INCOME TAXATION IN WHICH ALL RAFFLE PROCEEDS EXCEPT FOR THE COSTS OF PRIZES AND THE COSTS OF PRINTING TICKETS ARE USED EXCLUSIVELY FOR THE ORGANIZATION'S TAX EXEMPT PURPOSES IS NOT A LOTTERY PROHIBITED BY THE CONSTITUTION OF THIS STATE.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Amended

H. 3622 -- Reps. Rhoad, M.A. Pitts, Duncan and Umphlett: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 50-11-11 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DAILY BAG LIMIT FOR MOURNING DOVES INCLUDING RING NECK DOVES IS FIFTEEN PER DAY, TO PROVIDE THAT NO DOVES MAY BE TAKEN OR HUNTED BEFORE TWELVE O'CLOCK NOON, TO PROVIDE THAT TOP SOWING WHEAT IN THE MANNER PROVIDED BY REGULATION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES IS NOT CONSIDERED BAITING AN AREA OVER WHICH MIGRATORY GAME BIRDS ARE HUNTED, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE ABOVE PROVISIONS APPLY IN ALL GAME ZONES OF THIS STATE UNLESS A PROVISION CONFLICTS WITH AN APPLICABLE PROVISION OF FEDERAL LAW, REGULATION, OR TREATY IN WHICH CASE THAT PROVISION SHALL NOT APPLY IN ANY GAME ZONE OF THIS STATE.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3623 -- Reps. Limehouse, Simrill, Merrill, E.H. Pitts, Martin, Barfield, Altman, Harrison, Vick, Anthony, Bales, Bingham, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clemmons, Coates, Coleman, Dantzler, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hinson, Huggins, Leach, Littlejohn, McCraw, McGee, Neilson, Parks, Phillips, Pinson, M.A. Pitts, Rice, Sandifer, Scarborough, Sinclair, G.R. Smith, J.R. Smith, Taylor, Tripp, Umphlett, Walker, Young and Ballentine: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 12 TO CHAPTER 3, TITLE 54 SO AS TO PROVIDE MARITIME TRANSPORTATION SECURITY ACT REGULATED FACILITY STANDARDS FOR THE EMPLOYMENT OF PERSONS WHO NEED TO GAIN ACCESS TO A FACILITY.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3624 -- Rep. Rutherford: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 16-11-725 SO AS TO CREATE THE OFFENSE OF RUMMAGING THROUGH OR STEALING ANOTHER PERSON'S HOUSEHOLD GARBAGE OR LITTER AND TO PROVIDE A PENALTY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3625 -- Rep. Simrill: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 17-13-47 SO AS TO ALLOW A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER EMPLOYED BY A NEIGHBORING STATE TO ENTER SOUTH CAROLINA IN FRESH PURSUIT OF A PERSON WHO IS IN FLIGHT FROM THE COMMISSION OF A CRIMINAL OFFENSE IN THE NEIGHBORING STATE AND TO ARREST THE PERSON, TO PROVIDE FOR A PROCEDURE TO DETERMINE THE LAWFULNESS OF THE ARREST, THE RELEASE OF THE PERSON ARRESTED, AND THE EXTRADITION OF THE ARRESTED PERSON, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THIS SECTION APPLIES ONLY TO LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS EMPLOYED BY A NEIGHBORING STATE WHEN HIS STATE HAS ENACTED A PROVISION SIMILAR TO THIS SECTION RELATING TO THE ARREST AND CUSTODY OF A PERSON PURSUED INTO A NEIGHBORING STATE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3626 -- Reps. Loftis, Altman, Brady, Davenport, Hardwick, Hinson, Jefferson, Littlejohn, Martin and Scarborough: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 15-29-110 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A REQUIRED LEGAL NOTICE IN A NEWSPAPER MAY BE ABBREVIATED AND THE READER DIRECTED TO A WEBSITE OR THE LOCAL LIBRARY FOR A DETAILED LEGAL NOTICE.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor removed
Co-Sponsor removed
Co-Sponsor removed

H. 3627 -- Reps. Loftis, Coates, Davenport, Owens, Scarborough and Taylor: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 48-39-150, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO CRITERIA FOR THE ISSUANCE OF PERMITS UNDER THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL'S COASTAL MANAGEMENT PROGRAM, SO AS TO DELETE AS A CONSIDERATION IN ISSUING SUCH PERMITS THE EXTENT TO WHICH THE PROPOSED USE, PURSUANT TO THE PERMIT, COULD AFFECT THE VALUE AND ENJOYMENT OF ADJACENT OWNERS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3628 -- Rep. Leach: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND CONGRATULATE MR. JERRY GUO OF GREER ON BEING NAMED ONE OF THE TOP TWO VOLUNTEERS OF SOUTH CAROLINA FOR 2005 IN THE TENTH ANNUAL PRUDENTIAL SPIRIT OF COMMUNITY AWARDS PROGRAM.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3629 -- Reps. Miller, Anderson, Townsend, Agnew, Allen, Altman, Anthony, Bailey, Bales, Ballentine, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clark, Clemmons, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Emory, Frye, Funderburk, Govan, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hiott, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kennedy, Kirsh, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Norman, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rhoad, Rice, Rivers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Simrill, Sinclair, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Tripp, Umphlett, Vaughn, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Wilkins, Witherspoon and Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO HONOR FRANK MORRISON SPILLANE, A GREAT SOUTH CAROLINIAN WHO HAS RECEIVED WORLD-WIDE ACCLAIM FOR HIS LITERARY CONTRIBUTIONS, ON THE OCCASION OF HIS EIGHTY-SEVENTH BIRTHDAY, AND RECOGNIZE MARCH 9, 2005, AS "MICKEY SPILLANE DAY".
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3630 -- Reps. Whipper, Martin, J.H. Neal, Govan, Anderson, Bales, Barfield, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, Clyburn, Davenport, Hardwick, M. Hines, Jefferson, Lee, Mack, Moody-Lawrence, Rutherford and Weeks: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 44-7-25 SO AS TO REQUIRE A HOSPITAL TO GIVE PATIENTS BEING DISCHARGED FROM THE EMERGENCY ROOM, THE OPTION OF RECEIVING AT LEAST A TWENTY-FOUR HOUR SUPPLY OF ANY MEDICATIONS BEING PRESCRIBED.
Introduced and Committed
Proposed Amendment
Recalled
Request for Debate
Point of Order

H. 3631 -- Reps. Whipper, Moody-Lawrence, J. Hines, Martin, J.H. Neal, Anderson, Bales, Breeland, G. Brown, Clyburn, M. Hines, Jefferson, Lee, Mack, Rutherford and Weeks: 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. 3632 -- Reps. Sandifer, Huggins, Bingham and Cato: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 40-22-285 SO AS TO CREATE A SIX-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; AND TO AMEND SECTION 15-3-670, RELATING TO WHEN CERTAIN STATUTES OF LIMITATIONS CONCERNING ACTIONS BASED ON DEFECTIVE OR UNSAFE CONDITIONS OF AN IMPROVEMENT TO REAL PROPERTY ARE NOT AVAILABLE AS A DEFENSE, SO AS TO MAKE THIS DEFENSE AVAILABLE IN CONNECTION WITH SURVEYING AND LAND SURVEYING AND TO PROVIDE EXCEPTIONS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3633 -- Rep. Scarborough: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 58-3-15 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2005, THE RATES, SERVICE AREAS, FACILITIES, FRANCHISES, TRANSACTIONS, POWERS, DUTIES, AND PROPERTY OF TELEPHONE AND TELEGRAPH UTILITIES SHALL NO LONGER BE REGULATED BY THE PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION; AND TO REPEAL CHAPTER 9 OF TITLE 58 RELATING TO TELEPHONE AND TELEGRAPH UTILITIES ON JULY 1, 2005.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3634 -- Reps. Sandifer and Cato: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 58-11-100, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE REQUIREMENT THAT A RADIO COMMON CARRIER TO CONSTRUCT OR OPERATE A RADIO COMMON CARRIER SYSTEM MUST FIRST OBTAIN A CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC CONVENIENCE AND NECESSITY FROM THE PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION, SO AS TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THE MANNER IN WHICH AND CONDITIONS UNDER WHICH THE COMMISSION MAY REGULATE "COMMERCIAL MOBILE SERVICE" PROVIDERS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
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Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 3635 -- Rep. Harrison: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 40-68-15 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2005, THE DUTIES, FUNCTIONS, AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE DEPARTMENT OF CONSUMER AFFAIRS, AND THE ADMINISTRATOR OF THE DEPARTMENT OF CONSUMER AFFAIRS, IN REGARD TO THE REGULATION OF STAFF LEASING SERVICES ARE DEVOLVED UPON THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING AND REGULATION AND THE DIRECTOR OF THE DEPARTMENT, RESPECTIVELY; TO AMEND SECTION 40-68-10, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS IN REGARD TO STAFF LEASING SERVICES, AND SECTION 40-68-110, RELATING TO DISCLOSURES AND REPORTS REQUIRED IN REGARD TO EMPLOYEES, SO AS TO CONFORM THEM TO THE ABOVE PROVISIONS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3636 -- Rep. Harrison: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 28-2-420, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO INTEREST ON FUNDS DEPOSITED WITH THE CLERK OF COURT BY A CONDEMNOR PURSUANT TO THE EMINENT DOMAIN PROCEDURE ACT, SO AS TO CHANGE THE INTEREST RATE FROM EIGHT PERCENT TO INTEREST AT THE RATE PAID FOR SIX MONTH UNITED STATES TREASURY BILLS ON THE DAY THE NOTICE OF CONDEMNATION WAS FILED, TO PROVIDE THAT IT ACCRUE FROM THE DATE OF THE NOTICE FILING TO THE DATE OF ORDER OR JUDGMENT, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THIRTY DAYS AFTER THE ORDER OR JUDGMENT IS FILED, INTEREST ACCRUES AT THE RATE PROVIDED BY LAW FOR INTEREST ON JUDGMENTS; AND TO AMEND SECTION 28-2-480, RELATING TO A CONDEMNEE'S RIGHT TO DEPOSITED FUNDS UPON POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE CLERK OF COURT TO PAY UP TO THE FULL AMOUNT UPON APPLICATION AND TO NOTIFY THE CONDEMNOR OF AMOUNTS PAID.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3637 -- Reps. Ceips, Agnew, Allen, Altman, Anderson, Anthony, Bailey, Bales, Ballentine, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Chalk, Chellis, Clark, Clemmons, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Emory, Frye, Funderburk, Govan, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hiott, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kennedy, Kirsh, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Norman, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rhoad, Rice, Rivers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Simrill, Sinclair, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Townsend, Tripp, Umphlett, Vaughn, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Wilkins, Witherspoon and Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION COMMENDING BRICK BAPTIST CHURCH FOR ITS LONG TRADITION OF CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE QUALITY OF LIFE ON ST. HELENA ISLAND AND THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA ON THE OCCASION OF ITS ONE HUNDRED FIFTIETH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3638 -- Reps. Cotty, Edge, Clemmons, Barfield, Altman, Bales, Battle, Bingham, J. Brown, Ceips, Chellis, Clark, Cobb-Hunter, Cooper, Delleney, Govan, Hagood, Hardwick, Hayes, Huggins, Leach, Limehouse, Martin, Miller, J.H. Neal, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rivers, Scarborough, Sinclair, Skelton, F.N. Smith, G.R. Smith, Toole, Townsend, Vick, Whipper, Whitmire, Witherspoon, Scott and Mahaffey: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, 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; BY ADDING SECTION 61-6-1636 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT CLASS A FEDERALLY LICENSED DISTRIBUTORS AND CLASS B LIQUOR STORES MAY DELIVER ALCOHOLIC LIQUORS ONLY TO ESTABLISHMENTS LICENSED FOR ON-PREMISES CONSUMPTION AND TO PROVIDE AN EXCEPTION; BY ADDING SECTION 61-6-1637 SO AS TO PROHIBIT A PERSON OR HIS AGENT LICENSED UNDER ARTICLE 5, CHAPTER 6, TITLE 61 FROM SUBSTITUTING ANOTHER BRAND OF ALCOHOLIC LIQUOR IN PLACE OF THE BRAND SPECIFIED BY THE CUSTOMER, TO PROVIDE EXCEPTIONS, AND TO PROVIDE A PENALTY; BY ADDING 61-6-1638 SO AS TO REQUIRE ALL BILLS OR INVOICES FOR DELIVERIES OF ALCOHOLIC LIQUORS TO RETAIL ESTABLISHMENTS LICENSED FOR ON-PREMISES CONSUMPTION OF ALCOHOLIC LIQUORS MUST CLEARLY STATE THE TRANSPORTATION CHARGE OR DELIVERY FEE; BY ADDING SECTION 61-6-1650 SO AS TO PROHIBIT A LICENSEE OR HIS AGENT FROM KNOWINGLY OR WILFULLY REFILLING OR REUSING A BOTTLE OF LAWFULLY PURCHASED ALCOHOLIC LIQUORS OR OTHERWISE TAMPER WITH THE CONTENTS OF THE BOTTLE; 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 12-33-245, RELATING TO THE TWENTY-FIVE CENTS TAX ON EACH CONTAINER OF ALCOHOLIC LIQUOR SOLD IN MINIBOTTLES, SO AS TO IMPOSE INSTEAD AN EXCISE TAX ON THE GROSS PROCEEDS OF SALES OF ALCOHOLIC LIQUOR BY THE DRINK FOR ON-PREMISES CONSUMPTION IN LICENSED ESTABLISHMENTS, TO REQUIRE THOSE ENTITIES THAT ARE ALLOCATED AND RECEIVE MINIBOTTLE TAX REVENUES IN 2004-05 MUST RECEIVE THE SAME AMOUNT OF REVENUES FROM THE COMBINATION OF MINIBOTTLE TAX REVENUES AND LIQUOR BY THE DRINK REVENUES, AND TO PROVIDE A PROCEDURE FOR REBATING TAXES TO ESTABLISHMENTS RETURNING UNUSED MINIBOTTLES; 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" THAT INCLUDES MINIBOTTLES AND OTHER CONTAINERS REGARDLESS OF SIZE; 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 61-6-1300, RELATING TO RESTRICTIONS ON WHOLESALERS OF ALCOHOLIC LIQUORS, SO AS TO PROHIBIT A MANUFACTURER, DISTILLER, IMPORTER, OR WHOLESALER FROM OFFERING CERTAIN EQUIPMENT OR DISCOUNTS TO RETAILERS AND PROHIBIT RETAILERS FROM ACCEPTING THIS EQUIPMENT, AND PROVIDE THAT DISCOUNTS TO ALL CUSTOMERS MUST BE BASED ON THE TYPE OF PRODUCT AND APPEAR ON SALES RECORDS AND MUST BE UNIFORMLY OFFERED; TO AMEND SECTION 61-6-1500, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE PROHIBITION ON THE RETAIL DEALER OF MINIBOTTLES, SO AS TO DELETE THE REQUIREMENT TO MINIBOTTLES; TO AMEND SECTION 61-6-1600, AS AMENDED, 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, AS AMENDED, 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; TO AMEND SECTION 61-6-1825, RELATING 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 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; TO AMEND SECTION 61-6-2400, RELATING TO THE TAXABLE MINIBOTTLE, SO AS TO DELETE A REFERENCE TO "MINIBOTTLE" AND REPLACE IT WITH "LIQUOR SOLD BY THE DRINK"; AND 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 EXCISE TAX IMPOSED ON THE SERVING OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES BY THE DRINK IS SUBJECT TO THE PENALTIES OF THIS SECTION.
Introduced and Committed
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H. 3639 -- Reps. Govan, Cobb-Hunter, Ott, Rhoad, Agnew, Allen, Altman, Anderson, Anthony, Bailey, Bales, Ballentine, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clark, Clemmons, Clyburn, Coates, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Emory, Frye, Funderburk, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hiott, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kennedy, Kirsh, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Norman, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rice, Rivers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Simrill, Sinclair, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Townsend, Tripp, Umphlett, Vaughn, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Wilkins, Witherspoon and Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION EXPRESSING THE SORROW OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA UPON THE DEATH OF CHESTER A. RAY, SR. WHOSE PROFESSIONAL LEGACY TO ORANGEBURG COUNTY AND THIS STATE IS A STRONG AND ACCOUNTABLE PUBLIC SCHOOL SYSTEM.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3640 -- Reps. White and Cooper: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 44-1-145 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT GROUND BEEF PREPARED BY A FOOD-SERVICE PROVIDER FOR PUBLIC CONSUMPTION MUST BE COOKED TO AT LEAST ONE HUNDRED FIFTY-FIVE DEGREES FAHRENHEIT UNLESS OTHERWISE ORDERED BY THE IMMEDIATE CONSUMER AND TO PROVIDE IMMUNITY FROM LIABILITY FOR SERVING BEEF COOKED AT SUCH TEMPERATURE UPON REQUEST AND TO REQUIRE A FOOD SERVICE PROVIDER TO PROVIDE A WRITTEN OR VERBAL WARNING OF THE RISKS OF EATING SUCH GROUND BEEF.
Introduced and Committed
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3rd Reading
Amended

H. 3641 -- Rep. Jennings: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 17-21-75 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR A CHANGE OF VENUE WHEN A CRIMINAL OFFENSE IS COMMITTED WITHIN A CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTION TO THE COUNTY WHERE THE OFFENDER'S ORIGINAL OFFENSE FOR WHICH HE IS INCARCERATED OCCURRED.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3642 -- Reps. Lucas, Cobb-Hunter, Leach, Barfield, Cato, G.M. Smith, Chalk, Toole, Allen, Bales, Brady, Clemmons, Dantzler, Delleney, Hamilton, Harrell, Herbkersman, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hosey, Martin, McGee, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Phillips, Rutherford, Sandifer, Sinclair, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.R. Smith, Taylor, Thompson, Witherspoon, Ceips, Cotty and Neilson: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 38-71-290 SO AS TO REQUIRE HEALTH INSURANCE PLANS TO PROVIDE COVERAGE FOR TREATMENT OF MENTAL ILLNESS OR ALCOHOL OR SUBSTANCE ABUSE, TO ALLOW A PLAN THAT DOES NOT PROVIDE FOR MANAGEMENT OF CARE OR THE SAME DEGREE OF MANAGEMENT OF CARE FOR ALL HEALTH CONDITIONS TO PROVIDE COVERAGE FOR SUCH TREATMENT THROUGH A MANAGED CARE ORGANIZATION, TO ESTABLISH TREATMENT CONDITIONS TO QUALIFY FOR COVERAGE, AND TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF INSURANCE TO REPORT TO THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY ON THE FISCAL IMPACT.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3643 -- Rep. Tripp: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 38-90-20, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE LICENSING OF A CAPTIVE INSURANCE COMPANY, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT AN EMPLOYER WHO MAY SELF-FUND WORKERS' COMPENSATION COVERAGE IS AUTHORIZED TO WRITE WORKERS' COMPENSATION COVERAGE DIRECTLY THROUGH A CAPTIVE INSURANCE COMPANY; AND TO AMEND SECTION 42-4-20, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO INSURANCE OR PROOF OF FINANCIAL ABILITY TO PAY, SO AS TO AUTHORIZE A CAPTIVE INSURANCE COMPANY, WHICH MAY PAY DIRECTLY COMPENSATION, THE ABILITY TO WRITE WORKERS' COMPENSATION INSURANCE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3644 -- Reps. J.R. Smith, Clark, Stewart, Clyburn, Perry, D.C. Smith and G.R. Smith: A HOUSE RESOLUTION RECOGNIZING WITH GRATITUDE STEPHEN FELKER, CEO AND CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD OF AVONDALE MILLS IN AIKEN COUNTY, ON HIS TIRELESS AND COMPASSIONATE EFFORTS TO RESTORE THE PLANT'S OPERATION IN THE WAKE OF THE CATASTROPHIC TRAIN COLLISION JANUARY 9, 2005, AND TO RECLAIM THE FUTURE OF GRANITEVILLE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3645 -- Reps. McLeod and Bowers: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE AND HONOR SAM SIEGEL, ONE OF SOUTH CAROLINA'S MOST DISTINGUISHED CITIZENS, UPON HIS ARRIVING AT THE AGE OF FOUR SCORE AND TEN YEARS, AND FOR HIS OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTIONS AND ACHIEVEMENTS, AND HIS DEDICATED AND DISTINGUISHED LEADERSHIP SERVICE TO THE CITY OF WALTERBORO, THE COUNTY OF COLLETON, THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, AND THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3646 -- Reps. Parks, J.H. Neal, Allen, Davenport, Frye, Jefferson, Lee, Limehouse, Mack, Pinson, M.A. Pitts and F.N. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 40-33-20, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS USED IN THE LICENSURE AND REGULATION OF NURSES, SO AS TO REVISE THE DEFINITIONS OF "ATTENDANT CARE SERVICES" AND "HEALTH MAINTENANCE ACTIVITIES"; AND TO AMEND SECTION 40-33-30, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO CIRCUMSTANCES TO WHICH THE CHAPTER DOES NOT APPLY, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE CHAPTER MAY NOT BE CONSTRUED TO PROHIBIT AN UNLICENSED PERSON FROM PROVIDING ATTENDANT CARE SERVICES, WHICH ENABLE A PERSON TO REMAIN AT HOME AND WHICH ENABLE A PERSON TO CARRY OUT FUNCTIONS OF DAILY LIVING.
Introduced and Committed
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H. 3647 -- Reps. E.H. Pitts, Hinson, Young, Rutherford and Kirsh: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 53-1-5, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE RIGHT OF AN EMPLOYEE OF A BUSINESS TO REFUSE TO WORK ON SUNDAY, SO AS TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR PROTECTION OF THIS RIGHT TO REFUSE TO WORK ON SUNDAY BY REASON OF CONSCIENTIOUS OBJECTION TO SUNDAY WORK AND TO EXCLUDE A MANUFACTURING OR RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT OPERATION REQUIRING CONTINUOUS UNINTERRUPTED OPERATION; TO REPEAL THE REMAINING SECTIONS OF CHAPTER 1 OF TITLE 53, SECTIONS 53-1-6 THROUGH 53-1-160, POPULARLY KNOWN AS THE "SUNDAY BLUE LAWS", RELATING TO THE PROHIBITION AGAINST THE SALE OF CERTAIN ITEMS ON SUNDAY EXCEPT DURING SPECIFIED HOURS AND THE PROHIBITION AGAINST THE CONDUCT OF CERTAIN WORK OR EVENTS OR THE OPERATION OF SPECIFIC BUSINESSES OR MANUFACTURING ESTABLISHMENTS ON SUNDAY; AND TO PROVIDE THAT THIS ACT DOES NOT AFFECT PROVISIONS OF LAW PROHIBITING OR OTHERWISE REGULATING THE SALE OF ALCOHOLIC LIQUORS, BEER, OR WINE ON SUNDAY.
Introduced and Committed
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H. 3648 -- Reps. Haskins, Vaughn and Tripp: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 16-25-75 SO AS TO ENACT MARANDA'S LAW TO REQUIRE A COURT TO MAKE WRITTEN FINDINGS OF FACT CONCERNING, AMONG OTHER THINGS, THE NATURE AND EXTENT OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE COMMITTED BY A PERSON BEFORE RELEASING THE PERSON ON BOND OR SUSPENDING THE IMPOSITION OR EXECUTION OF A SENTENCE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3649 -- Reps. Haskins and G. Brown: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 14-1-240 SO AS TO REQUIRE MAGISTRATES, FAMILY COURT JUDGES, AND CIRCUIT COURT JUDGES TO RECEIVE CONTINUING EDUCATION ANNUALLY ON DOMESTIC VIOLENCE; TO AMEND SECTION 20-3-10, RELATING TO GROUNDS FOR DIVORCE, SO AS TO FURTHER SPECIFY THAT PHYSICAL CRUELTY INCLUDES PHYSICAL VIOLENCE AND CONDUCT THAT ENDANGERS ONE'S PHYSICAL OR PSYCHOLOGICAL WELL-BEING; TO AMEND SECTION 22-5-530, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO ALLOWING DEFENDANTS IN CERTAIN CASES TO DEPOSIT A SUM OF MONEY WITH THE MAGISTRATE OR MUNICIPAL COURT IN LIEU OF POSTING A RECOGNIZANCE BOND, SO AS TO REQUIRE INDIVIDUALIZED HEARINGS IN CASES WHERE THE ACCUSED MAY POSE A THREAT TO THE PUBLIC OR TO AN INDIVIDUAL VICTIM; TO ADD SECTION 16-25-75 SO AS TO REQUIRE THE COURT TO MAKE SPECIFIC FINDINGS OF FACT REGARDING THE NATURE AND EXTENT OF A CRIMINAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE OFFENSE BEFORE RELEASING THE DEFENDANT ON BOND OR SUSPENDING THE SENTENCE; TO ADD SECTION 16-25-67 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A CRIMINAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE CHARGE MAY NOT BE DROPPED AGAINST A PERSON IF THE VICTIM OR VICTIM'S ATTORNEY IS NOT PRESENT AT THE HEARING; TO AMEND SECTION 20-4-40, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PETITIONS FOR ORDERS OF PROTECTION FROM DOMESTIC VIOLENCE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IF A DIVORCE OR SEPARATE SUPPORT AND MAINTENANCE ACTION IS FILED AND A PETITION FOR AN ORDER OF PROTECTION IS FILED, THE ORDER FOR PROTECTION MUST BE INDEPENDENTLY PROCESSED, TO PROHIBIT ISSUANCE OF MUTUAL RESTRAINING ORDERS, TO AUTHORIZE SPECIAL NO FAULT PROTECTION ORDERS AGAINST VICTIMS, AND TO REQUIRE THE ORDER TO INFORM THE RESPONDENT OF THE RIGHT TO REQUEST A HEARING IF THE ORDER IS AUTOMATICALLY EXTENDED BY THE FILING OF AN AFFIDAVIT; TO ADD SECTION 23-1-240 SO AS TO REQUIRE A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER EMPLOYED BY THE STATE OR A SUBDIVISION OF THE STATE WHO IS CONVICTED OF CRIMINAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE TO BE TERMINATED FROM SUCH EMPLOYMENT; TO AMEND SECTION 17-22-50, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PERSONS PROHIBITED FROM PARTICIPATING IN PRETRIAL INTERVENTION, SO AS TO INCLUDE A PERSON CHARGED WITH CRIMINAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE; TO AMEND SECTION 16-25-65, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO CRIMINAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE OF A HIGH AND AGGRAVATED NATURE, SO AS TO PROHIBIT A PERSON CHARGED WITH SUCH AN OFFENSE FROM PLEADING TO ASSAULT AND BATTERY OF A HIGH AND AGGRAVATED NATURE UNLESS AUTHORIZED BY THE COURT; TO AMEND SECTIONS 22-5-910, AS AMENDED, 22-5-920, AND 20-7-8525, ALL RELATING TO EXPUNGEMENT OF CRIMINAL RECORDS, SO AS TO PROHIBIT EXPUNGEMENT OF SUCH RECORDS FOR CRIMINAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE OFFENDERS CONVICTED IN MAGISTRATE'S COURT OR MUNICIPAL COURT, FOR SUCH OFFENSES COMMITTED BY YOUTHFUL OFFENDERS, AND FOR SUCH OFFENSES COMMITTED BY JUVENILES; TO AMEND SECTION 56-7-15, RELATING TO EFFECTING AN ARREST FOR CRIMINAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE, SO AS TO REQUIRE LAW ENFORCEMENT TO FILE AN INCIDENT REPORT AND TO PROHIBIT THE USE OF UNIFORM TRAFFIC TICKETS TO EFFECT SUCH AN ARREST; TO AMEND SECTION 20-4-60, RELATING TO MUTUAL ORDERS OF PROTECTION FROM DOMESTIC ABUSE, SO AS TO PROHIBIT ISSUANCE OF SUCH ORDERS, TO PROVIDE THAT AN ORDER OF PROTECTION MAY NOT BE ISSUED AGAINST A PERSON NOT CHARGED WITH DOMESTIC VIOLENCE, AND TO SPECIFY CIRCUMSTANCES FOR ISSUING A RESTRAINING ORDER TO PROTECT A VICTIM FROM FURTHER ABUSE; TO AMEND SECTION 20-4-70, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF ORDERS OF PROTECTION FROM DOMESTIC VIOLENCE, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR AN AUTOMATIC SIX MONTH EXTENSION UPON THE FILING OF AN AFFIDAVIT SEEKING AN EXTENSION AND TO PROVIDE NOTICE AND AN OPPORTUNITY FOR A HEARING; TO AMEND SECTION 20-4-40, RELATING TO CONDITIONS AND PROCEDURES FOR ISSUING ORDERS OF PROTECTION, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A HEARING MAY BE REQUESTED IF SUCH AN ORDER IS EXTENDED BY THE FILING OF AN AFFIDAVIT; TO AMEND SECTION 16-25-20, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PENALTIES FOR CRIMINAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE OFFENSES, SO AS TO REVISE FINES AND TERMS OF IMPRISONMENT, TO REQUIRE A MANDATORY MINIMUM THIRTY-DAY SENTENCE FOR SECOND OFFENSES, WHICH MAY BE SERVED ON WEEKENDS OR AT NIGHT, TO INCREASE FROM NINETY DAYS TO ONE HUNDRED TWENTY DAYS THE MINIMUM SENTENCE FOR A THIRD OFFENSE, TO PROHIBIT A PERSON CHARGED WITH CRIMINAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE FROM PLEADING GUILTY TO SIMPLE ASSAULT UNLESS AUTHORIZED BY THE COURT, AND TO PROVIDE THAT VIOLATIONS OF CERTAIN CITY AND COUNTY DOMESTIC VIOLENCE ORDINANCES ARE CONSIDERED VIOLATIONS OF SECTION 16-25-20; TO AMEND SECTION 16-25-65, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO CRIMINAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE OF A HIGH AND AGGRAVATED NATURE, SO AS TO ESTABLISH A MINIMUM ONE YEAR SENTENCE, TO PROHIBIT A PERSON CHARGED WITH SUCH AN OFFENSE FROM PLEADING GUILTY TO ASSAULT AND BATTERY OF A HIGH AND AGGRAVATED NATURE UNLESS AUTHORIZED BY THE COURT, AND TO PROVIDE THAT VIOLATIONS OF CERTAIN CITY AND COUNTY DOMESTIC VIOLENCE ORDINANCES ARE CONSIDERED VIOLATIONS OF SECTION 16-25-65; TO ADD SECTION 16-25-95 SO AS TO ESTABLISH A FELONY FOR POSSESSION OF A FIREARM BY A PERSON WHO HAS BEEN CONVICTED OF CRIMINAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE; AND TO ADD SECTION 20-4-63, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON FILING A PETITION SEEKING AN ORDER FOR PROTECTION FROM DOMESTIC ABUSE IS NOT REQUIRED TO PAY THE FILING FEE REQUIRED IN CIVIL ACTIONS.
Introduced and Committed
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H. 3650 -- Reps. W.D. Smith, Hagood and McLeod: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 44-56-750, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE BROWNFIELDS VOLUNTARY CLEANUP PROGRAM AND CONTRACT REQUIREMENTS ENTERED INTO BY OR ON BEHALF OF A NONRESPONSIBLE PARTY, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A NONRESPONSIBLE PARTY IS NOT LIABLE FOR THIRD PARTY CLAIMS AND TO FURTHER SPECIFY TO WHOM THIS LIMITATION OF LIABILITY APPLIES.
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H. 3651 -- Reps. Simrill, Kirsh, Moody-Lawrence and Norman: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 30-1-35 SO AS TO REQUIRE THAT IDENTIFYING FINANCIAL INFORMATION BE DELETED FROM PUBLIC RECORDS THAT ARE ACCESSED ELECTRONICALLY AFTER JULY 1, 2005.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3652 -- Reps. W.D. Smith, Vaughn, Merrill, Loftis, Tripp, Scarborough, Hinson, Young, Ceips, J.R. Smith, Viers, Leach, Harrison, Chellis, Edge, Herbkersman, Clemmons, Davenport, Delleney, Hagood, Limehouse, McGee, Altman, Chalk, Haskins, Hamilton, Cato, Duncan, Barfield, Owens, Stewart, Rice and Witherspoon: A BILL TO ENACT THE "SOUTH CAROLINA PUT PARENTS IN CHARGE ACT" BY ADDING CHAPTER 18 TO TITLE 12, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, SO AS TO PROVIDE CREDITS FOR CERTAIN TAXES AND LICENSE FEES FOR TUITION PAID TO PUBLIC OR INDEPENDENT SCHOOLS, TO PROVIDE CREDITS FOR CERTAIN TAXES AND LICENSE FEES FOR CONTRIBUTIONS TO SCHOLARSHIP GRANTING ORGANIZATIONS, TO PROVIDE FOR THE REGULATION, REGISTRATION, AND REPORTING OF SCHOLARSHIP GRANTING ORGANIZATIONS, AND TO PROVIDE FOR REPORTING AND ACCOUNTABILITY OF THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THIS CHAPTER.
Introduced and Committed
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H. 3653 -- Reps. J.H. Neal, Whipper, Anderson, Branham, J. Brown, Cobb-Hunter, M. Hines, Hosey, Lee, Mack, Parks, Rutherford and Weeks: 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. 3654 -- Reps. J.H. Neal, Whipper, Anderson, J. Brown, Hosey, Lee, Mack, Parks and Rutherford: 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. 3655 -- Reps. J.H. Neal, Whipper, Anderson, Branham, J. Brown, Cobb-Hunter, M. Hines, Hosey, Lee, Mack, Parks and Rutherford: 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. 3656 -- Reps. J.H. Neal, Whipper, Anderson, J. Brown, Cobb-Hunter, M. Hines, Hosey, Lee, Mack and Parks: 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. 3657 -- Reps. J.H. Neal, Whipper, Anderson, Branham, J. Brown, Cobb-Hunter, M. Hines, Hosey, Lee, Mack, Parks and Rutherford: 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. 3658 -- Reps. J.H. Neal, Whipper, Anderson, J. Brown, Cobb-Hunter, M. Hines, Hosey, Lee, Mack, Parks and Rutherford: 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. 3659 -- Reps. J.H. Neal, Whipper, Anderson, J. Brown, Cobb-Hunter, M. Hines, Hosey, Mack, Parks and Rutherford: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SUBARTICLE 4 TO ARTICLE 5, 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. 3660 -- Reps. J.H. Neal, Whipper, Anderson, J. Brown, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Hosey, Lee, Mack, Martin, Parks and Rutherford: 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. 3661 -- Reps. J.H. Neal, Whipper, Anderson, J. Brown, Cobb-Hunter, M. Hines, Hosey, Lee, Mack, Parks and Rutherford: 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. 3662 -- Reps. J.H. Neal, Whipper, Hosey, Anderson, Branham, J. Brown, Cobb-Hunter, M. Hines, Howard, Lee, Mack, Martin, Parks and Rutherford: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 40-22-20, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS PERTAINING TO ENGINEERS AND LAND SURVEYORS, SO AS TO DELETE THE DEFINITION OF "ASSOCIATE PROFESSIONAL ENGINEER", DEFINE "NCEES EXAMINATION", AND AMEND THE DEFINITION OF "PROFESSIONAL ENGINEER"; AND TO AMEND SECTION 40-22-220, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS TO OBTAIN A LICENSE AS AN ENGINEER, SO AS TO REQUIRE THAT A PROFESSIONAL ENGINEER BE CERTIFIED AS AN ENGINEER-IN-TRAINING BEFORE BEING LICENSED, MAKE OTHER CHANGES TO THE REQUIREMENTS, AND PROVIDE THAT AN APPLICANT WILL RECEIVE HIS PROFESSIONAL ENGINEER LICENSE TO PRACTICE UPON PASSING THE NCEES EXAMINATION, PRINCIPLES, AND PRACTICE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3663 -- Reps. J.H. Neal, Weeks, Whipper, Anderson, Branham, J. Brown, Cobb-Hunter, M. Hines, Hosey, Lee, Mack, Parks and Rutherford: 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. 3664 -- Reps. Walker, Anthony, Bailey, Ceips, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Harrison, Herbkersman, Hinson, Littlejohn, Mahaffey, Townsend, Coates, McGee, G. Brown, Pinson, Cato, Rhoad, Sinclair and Witherspoon: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 11 TO CHAPTER 36, TITLE 12, SO AS TO IMPOSE AN ADDITIONAL STATE SALES, USE, AND CASUAL EXCISE TAX EQUAL TO TWO AND ONE-HALF PERCENT OF GROSS PROCEEDS OF SALES OR SALES PRICE, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THIS ADDITIONAL TWO AND ONE-HALF PERCENT TAX DOES NOT APPLY TO THE TAX ON ACCOMMODATIONS; BY AMENDING SECTION 11-11-150, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE TRUST FUND FOR TAX RELIEF, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT REVENUES FROM THE TRUST FUND FOR TAX RELIEF TO BE DISTRIBUTED TO A SCHOOL DISTRICT SHALL BE PAID MONTHLY IN AN AMOUNT THAT IS THE DISTRICT'S PROPORTIONATE SHARE OF TRUST FUND REVENUES BASED ON WEIGHTED PUPIL UNITS AS DETERMINED UNDER THE EDUCATION FINANCE ACT; BY ADDING SECTION 11-11-155 SO AS TO CREATE THE SCHOOL TRUST FUND AND REQUIRE REVENUES OF THE ADDITIONAL SALES AND USE TAX AND ADDITIONAL REVENUE GENERATED BY REVISING SALES TAX CAPS TO BE CREDITED TO THIS FUND; BY AMENDING SECTION 12-36-2110, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE MAXIMUM SALES, USE, AND CASUAL EXCISE TAX ON VARIOUS ITEMS OF TANGIBLE PERSONAL PROPERTY, INCLUDING MOTOR VEHICLES, SO AS TO RAISE THE MAXIMUM TAX; BY ADDING SECTION 12-37-253 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR A PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTION FOR CERTAIN PROPERTY FROM SCHOOL OPERATING MILLAGE NOT OTHERWISE EXEMPT, TO PROVIDE THE METHOD OF DETERMINING AND PHASING IN THE EXEMPTION, TO PROVIDE REIMBURSEMENTS TO SCHOOL DISTRICTS FOR THIS NEW EXEMPTION WITH A PAYMENT BASED ON WEIGHTED PUPIL UNITS AS DETERMINED UNDER THE EDUCATION FINANCE ACT, TO PROVIDE FOR CERTAIN LIMITS ON THE AMOUNT OF MILLAGE FOR SCHOOL OPERATIONS A SCHOOL DISTRICT MAY IMPOSE AFTER THE ABOVE PROVISIONS TAKE EFFECT; BY AMENDING CHAPTER 20, TITLE 59, RELATING TO THE EDUCATION FINANCE ACT, SO AS TO REVISE THE MANNER IN WHICH WEIGHTINGS USED TO PROVIDE FOR RELATIVE COST DIFFERENCES BETWEEN STUDENTS ARE DETERMINED, REVISE THE MANNER IN WHICH SCHOOL DISTRICT FUNDING UNDER THIS ACT IS DISTRIBUTED INCLUDING ELIMINATING THE INDEX OF TAXPAYING ABILITY AND A MODIFICATION OF THE FORMULA FOR COMPUTING BASE STUDENT COST, AND REQUIRE THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY BEGINNING WITH FISCAL YEAR 2007 TO PROVIDE ALLOCATIONS TO SCHOOL DISTRICTS BASED ON THE FULL AMOUNT OF BASE STUDENT COST DETERMINED UNDER THIS CHAPTER; BY REPEALING SECTION 59-21-160 RELATING TO STATE APPROPRIATIONS TO SCHOOL DISTRICTS; AND BY REPEALING SECTION 59-21-1030 RELATING TO THE LEVEL OF FINANCIAL EFFORT PER PUPIL REQUIRED OF SCHOOL DISTRICTS; BY REPEALING ARTICLE 3, CHAPTER 10 OF TITLE 4, RELATING TO THE CAPITAL PROJECT SALES TAX ACT, AND CHAPTER 37 OF TITLE 4 RELATING TO OPTIONAL METHODS FOR FINANCING TRANSPORTATION FACILITIES INCLUDING LEVY OF ADDITIONAL SALES TAXES, AND TO PROVIDE THAT SALES TAXES FOR PROJECTS PREVIOUSLY AUTHORIZED UNDER THESE PROVISIONS SHALL CONTINUE UNTIL THEIR SCHEDULED TERMINATION DATE; TO REQUIRE A REFERENDUM IN COUNTIES IN WHICH THE LOCAL OPTION SALES TAX IS CURRENTLY IMPOSED FOR THE PURPOSE OF DETERMINING WHETHER TO RESCIND THE TAX AND BY PROVIDING THAT THIS ACT TAKES EFFECT JULY 1, 2006, AND APPLIES FOR PROPERTY TAX YEARS BEGINNING AFTER 2006 AND MOTOR VEHICLE TAX YEARS BEGINNING AFTER JUNE 30, 2006.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3665 -- Rep. Altman: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, SO AS TO ENACT THE "SOUTH CAROLINA BILL OF RIGHTS DAY" BY ADDING SECTION 53-3-166 SO TO ESTABLISH DECEMBER FIFTEENTH OF EACH YEAR AS BILL OF RIGHTS DAY, AND TO ENCOURAGE ALL GOVERNMENTAL BODIES TO OBSERVE THE ANNUAL BILL OF RIGHTS DAY IN A MANNER THAT EMPHASIZES THE DOCUMENT'S MEANING AND IMPORTANCE.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings

H. 3666 -- Rep. Dantzler: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 47-5-60, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO INOCULATING PETS AGAINST RABIES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THESE INOCULATIONS MUST BE ADMINISTERED BY A LICENSED VETERINARIAN OR SOMEONE UNDER THE DIRECT SUPERVISION OF A LICENSED VETERINARIAN.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor removed

H. 3667 -- Reps. J. Brown, Parks, Harrison, R. Brown, J. Hines, Hosey, Bailey, Davenport, Hardwick, Herbkersman, M. Hines, Littlejohn, McGee, Moody-Lawrence, J.M. Neal, J.R. Smith and Witherspoon: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 11, TITLE 25, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 25-11-90 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR A WAR ROSTER PREPARED AND DISTRIBUTED BY THE DIVISION OF VETERANS AFFAIRS IN THE OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR TO INCLUDE THE NAME AND PRINCIPAL ITEMS OF RECORD OF PERSONS WHO SERVED ON ACTIVE DUTY DURING CERTAIN CONFLICTS AND AN ORDER OF BATTLE TO INCLUDE THE NAME OF MILITARY UNITS BASED IN SOUTH CAROLINA PARTICIPATING IN CERTAIN CONFLICTS; AND TO REPEAL SECTION 73, PART II OF ACT 164 OF 1993 RELATING TO PUBLICATION AND DISTRIBUTION OF OTHER MILITARY ROSTERS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3668 -- Reps. J. Brown, Hosey, Parks, Anthony, Davenport, Lee and Moody-Lawrence: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 1-30-110, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO CERTAIN BOARDS, COMMISSIONS, AND COMMITTEES BEING A PART OF THE OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR, SO AS TO DELETE THE DIVISION OF VETERANS AFFAIRS AS A DIVISION OF THE GOVERNOR'S OFFICE; TO AMEND CHAPTER 11, TITLE 25, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE DIVISION OF VETERANS AFFAIRS IN THE OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DIVISION SHALL BECOME A SEPARATE AND AUTONOMOUS DEPARTMENT OF STATE GOVERNMENT WITH A GOVERNING BOARD TO CONSIST OF NINE PERSONS AND A DEPARTMENT DIRECTOR APPOINTED BY THE BOARD; AND TO AMEND SECTION 25-21-20, RELATING TO THE VETERANS TRUST FUND OF SOUTH CAROLINA AND SECTION 44-11-30, RELATING TO THE ESTABLISHMENT OF VETERANS HOMES, SO AS TO CONFORM REFERENCES IN THESE SECTIONS IN ORDER TO REFLECT THE ABOVE PROVISIONS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3669 -- Reps. Taylor, Duncan, M.A. Pitts, Agnew, Allen, Altman, Anderson, Anthony, Bailey, Bales, Ballentine, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clark, Clemmons, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Edge, Emory, Frye, Funderburk, Govan, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hiott, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kennedy, Kirsh, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Norman, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, Rhoad, Rice, Rivers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Simrill, Sinclair, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Stewart, Talley, Thompson, Toole, Townsend, Tripp, Umphlett, Vaughn, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Wilkins, Witherspoon and Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE MR. HERBERT C. ADAMS FOR HIS SERVICE AND CONTRIBUTIONS ON THE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA BOARD OF TRUSTEES, AND TO CONGRATULATE HIM AS HE ASSUMES THE POSITION AS CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3670 -- Reps. Hagood, Limehouse and Merrill: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE WANDO HIGH SCHOOL "LADY WARRIORS" GIRLS TENNIS TEAM, COACH REBECCA WILLIAMSON, AND OTHER SCHOOL OFFICIALS, AT A TIME AND DATE TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF CONGRATULATING AND HONORING THE TEAM ON THEIR 2004 CLASS AAAA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3671 -- Reps. Hagood, Limehouse and Merrill: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION CONGRATULATING THE WANDO HIGH SCHOOL "LADY WARRIORS" GIRLS TENNIS TEAM OF BERKLEY COUNTY ON THEIR 2004 STATE AAAA CHAMPIONSHIP, AND HONORING THE TEAM MEMBERS AND COACH REBECCA WILLIAMSON ON THEIR EXCEPTIONAL SEASON.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3672 -- Rep. Kirsh: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 38-43-110, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE DURATION OF A PRODUCER'S LICENSE AND THE LAPSING OF A LICENSE ON RENEWAL FOR NONPAYMENT OF A FEE, SO AS TO CHANGE THE PROCEDURE FOR REINSTATING A LICENSE FOR NONPAYMENT OF A FEE OR FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH THE CONTINUING EDUCATION REQUIREMENT.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended

H. 3673 -- Rep. Kirsh: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 2 TO CHAPTER 101 OF TITLE 59, RELATING TO INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER LEARNING, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THESE INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER LEARNING MAY SPEND FEDERAL AND OTHER NONSTATE APPROPRIATED SOURCES OF REVENUE TO PROVIDE LUMP-SUM BONUSES, TO PROVIDE THAT THESE INSTITUTIONS MAY OFFER EDUCATIONAL FEE WAIVERS TO NO MORE THAN FOUR PERCENT OF THE TOTAL STUDENT BODY, TO PROVIDE THAT THESE INSTITUTIONS MAY ESTABLISH RESEARCH GRANT POSITIONS FUNDED BY CERTAIN GRANTS, AND TO PROVIDE THE CONDITIONS FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THESE POSITIONS, TO PROVIDE THAT THESE INSTITUTIONS MAY OFFER AND FUND, FROM CERTAIN SOURCES OF REVENUE, HEALTH INSURANCE TO FULL-TIME GRADUATE ASSISTANTS, TO PROVIDE THAT THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THESE INSTITUTIONS IS VESTED WITH CERTAIN POWERS OF EMINENT DOMAIN, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THESE INSTITUTIONS MAY NEGOTIATE FOR ITS ANNUAL AUDIT AND QUALITY REVIEW PROCESS WITH REPUTABLE CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANT FIRMS SELECTED FROM A LIST PREAPPROVED BY THE STATE AUDITOR'S OFFICE; BY ADDING SECTION 59-150-356 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE MANNER, PROCEDURES, AND PERCENTAGES UNDER WHICH FUNDS APPROPRIATED FROM THE EDUCATION LOTTERY ACCOUNT MUST BE USED; TO AMEND SECTION 2-47-50, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PERMANENT IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS ESTABLISHED BY THE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD, SO AS TO DEFINE PERMANENT IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS IN REGARD TO INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER LEARNING; TO REPEAL ARTICLE 3, CHAPTER 101, TITLE 59 OF THE 1976 CODE RELATING TO HIGHER EDUCATION REGULATORY, PROCEDURAL, AND FINANCIAL MATTERS; AND TO REPEAL SECTION 59-53-425 RELATING TO AUTHORIZATION TO ESTABLISH A CERTAIN FOUR-YEAR CULINARY ARTS PROGRAM.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Recalled
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 3674 -- Reps. Bingham and Mahaffey: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 40-15-275 SO AS TO AUTHORIZE THE SOUTH CAROLINA STATE BOARD OF DENTISTRY TO ISSUE A LICENSE BY CREDENTIALS TO PRACTICE DENTISTRY AND TO ESTABLISH THE CRITERIA FOR OBTAINING SUCH LICENSURE.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Proposed Amendment
Ratified

H. 3675 -- Reps. Dantzler and Clemmons: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 15, TITLE 56, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 6 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE LICENSING OF PROMOTERS OF RECREATIONAL VEHICLE SHOWS WHOSE PURPOSE IS THE SALE OF NEW RECREATIONAL VEHICLES, MANUFACTURES OF RECREATIONAL VEHICLES WHO MAY DISPLAY AND SELL THE VEHICLES IN PROMOTIONAL AREAS, AND RECREATIONAL VEHICLE DEALERS WHO ARE ALLOWED TO TRANSPORT NEW VEHICLES INTO AN AREA OF PROMOTION FOR THE PURPOSE OF DISPLAY AND SALE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3676 -- Reps. Merrill, Edge, Hinson, Rutherford, Battle, Bingham, Cato, Ceips, Chellis, Coleman, Duncan, Herbkersman, Huggins, McCraw, E.H. Pitts, Rice, Scott, Thompson and J.H. Neal: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, 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; BY ADDING SECTION 61-6-1636 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT CLASS A FEDERALLY LICENSED DISTRIBUTORS AND CLASS B LIQUOR STORES MAY DELIVER ALCOHOLIC LIQUORS ONLY TO ESTABLISHMENTS LICENSED FOR ON-PREMISES CONSUMPTION; BY ADDING SECTION 61-6-1637 SO AS TO PROHIBIT A PERSON OR HIS AGENT LICENSED UNDER ARTICLE 5, CHAPTER 6, TITLE 61 FROM SUBSTITUTING ANOTHER BRAND OF ALCOHOLIC LIQUOR IN PLACE OF THE BRAND SPECIFIED BY THE CUSTOMER, TO PROVIDE EXCEPTIONS, AND TO PROVIDE A PENALTY; BY ADDING SECTION 61-6-1650 SO AS TO PROHIBIT A LICENSEE OR HIS AGENT FROM KNOWINGLY OR WILFULLY REFILLING OR REUSING A BOTTLE OF LAWFULLY PURCHASED ALCOHOLIC LIQUORS OR OTHERWISE TAMPER WITH THE CONTENTS OF THE BOTTLE; 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 12-33-245, RELATING TO THE TWENTY-FIVE CENTS TAX ON EACH CONTAINER OF ALCOHOLIC LIQUOR SOLD IN MINIBOTTLES, SO AS TO IMPOSE AN ADDITIONAL EXCISE TAX ON THE GROSS PROCEEDS OF SALES OF ALCOHOLIC LIQUOR BY THE DRINK FOR ON-PREMISES CONSUMPTION IN LICENSED ESTABLISHMENTS AND TO REQUIRE THOSE ENTITIES THAT ARE ALLOCATED AND RECEIVE MINIBOTTLE TAX REVENUES IN 2004-05 MUST RECEIVE THE SAME AMOUNT OF REVENUES FROM THE COMBINATION OF MINIBOTTLE TAX REVENUES AND LIQUOR BY THE DRINK REVENUES; 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" THAT INCLUDES MINIBOTTLES AND OTHER CONTAINERS REGARDLESS OF SIZE; 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 61-6-1500, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE PROHIBITION ON THE RETAIL DEALER OF MINIBOTTLES, SO AS TO DELETE THE REQUIREMENT TO MINIBOTTLES; TO AMEND SECTION 61-6-1600, AS AMENDED, 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, AS AMENDED, 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 AS AUTHORIZED BY LAW ON LICENSED PREMISES; TO AMEND SECTION 61-6-1825, RELATING 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 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; TO AMEND SECTION 61-6-2400, RELATING TO THE TAXABLE MINIBOTTLE, SO AS TO DELETE A REFERENCE TO "MINIBOTTLE" AND REPLACE IT WITH "LIQUOR SOLD BY THE DRINK"; AND 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 EXCISE TAX IMPOSED ON THE SERVING OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES BY THE DRINK IS SUBJECT TO THE PENALTIES OF THIS SECTION.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3677 -- Rep. Davenport: 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 ELIMINATE THE EXEMPTION FOR RELIGIOUS BOOKSTORE SALES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3678 -- Rep. J.E. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 46-3-250 SO AS TO ESTABLISH WITHIN THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE THE STATE NUTRITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (SNAP) FOR THE PURPOSE OF PROVIDING FUNDS TO SOUTH CAROLINA FOOD BANKS IN ORDER TO SUPPLEMENT BY PURCHASE THE DONATED FOOD DISTRIBUTED BY THESE FOOD BANKS AND PROVIDE FOR THE DISTRIBUTION AND USES OF FUNDS APPROPRIATED FOR THE SNAP PROGRAM.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3679 -- Reps. Cobb-Hunter, J.H. Neal, J.E. Smith, McLeod, Weeks, G. Brown, Ott and Parks: A JOINT RESOLUTION PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO SECTION 3, ARTICLE XI OF THE CONSTITUTION OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1895, RELATING TO THE SYSTEM OF FREE PUBLIC SCHOOLS IN THIS STATE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY SHALL PROVIDE FOR THE MANNER IN WHICH EACH PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT IS ADEQUATELY AND EQUITABLY FUNDED.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3680 -- Rep. Bailey: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 7-13-1670, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE EXHIBITION AND DEMONSTRATION OF A VOTING MACHINE, SO AS TO REQUIRE INSTEAD OF MAKING IT OPTIONAL FOR THE COMMISSIONERS OF ELECTION OR OTHER ELECTORAL BOARD DESIGNATE SUITABLE AND ADEQUATE TIMES AND PLACES FOR THE EXHIBITION AND DEMONSTRATION OF A VOTING MACHINE CONTAINING A SAMPLE BALLOT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3681 -- Reps. Weeks, G. Brown, J.H. Neal and G.M. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-53-75 SO AS TO ALLOW THE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA-SUMTER TO OFFER FOUR-YEAR DEGREES CONTINGENT ON FUNDING; AND TO AMEND SECTION 11-41-30, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE STATE GENERAL OBLIGATION ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT BOND ACT, SO AS TO REVISE THE DEFINITION OF "PROJECT" TO INCLUDE THE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA-SUMTER FOR THE PURPOSE OF IMPLEMENTATION OF ITS FOUR-YEAR DEGREES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3682 -- Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 41-35-125 SO AS TO ALLOW BENEFITS FOR INDIVIDUALS UNEMPLOYED AS A DIRECT RESULT OF DOMESTIC ABUSE, TO AMEND SECTION 41-31-125, RELATING TO THE ASSIGNMENT OF THE EMPLOYMENT BENEFIT RECORD OF AN EMPLOYMENT UNIT IN A BUSINESS ACQUISITION OR REORGANIZATION WITH CONTINUITY OF CONTROL FOR PURPOSES OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA EMPLOYMENT SECURITY LAW, SO AS TO REQUIRE A VIOLATION TO BE KNOWING RATHER THAN WILFUL AND TO DEFINE "KNOWINGLY" AND "KNOWING" AND TO REQUIRE THE SOUTH CAROLINA EMPLOYMENT SECURITY COMMISSION TO ESTABLISH PROCEDURES TO IDENTIFY THE TRANSFER OF A BUSINESS, TO AMEND SECTION 41-35-120, RELATING TO DISQUALIFICATION FOR BENEFITS OF AN INSURED WORKER UNDER THE EMPLOYMENT SECURITY LAW, SO AS TO PROVIDE THE WORKER IS INELIGIBLE FOR BENEFITS IF HE REFUSES TO TAKE A DRUG TEST OR TESTS POSITIVE DURING A DRUG TEST FOR CERTAIN SUBSTANCES, TO PROVIDE THE REQUIREMENTS FOR DRUG TESTING AND TO ALLOW INFORMATION RECEIVED BY AN EMPLOYER IN A DRUG-TESTING PROGRAM TO BE RECEIVED IN EVIDENCE IN A PROCEEDING DETERMINING ELIGIBILITY FOR UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION, AND TO AMEND SECTION 41-35-130, RELATING TO UNEMPLOYMENT PAYMENTS NOT CHARGEABLE TO A FORMER EMPLOYER, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT BENEFITS PAID IN CONNECTION WITH A DOMESTIC ABUSE-RELATED JOB LOSS MUST NOT BE CHARGED TO THE ACCOUNT OF A CONTRIBUTING EMPLOYER.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Point of Order
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 3683 -- Reps. Walker, Sinclair, Littlejohn, Mahaffey, Lee, Davenport and W.D. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND ACT 612 OF 1984, RELATING TO THE SPARTANBURG COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD ELECTIONS, INCLUDING REQUIRING THAT A PETITION BE FILED IN ORDER TO PLACE A CANDIDATE ON THE BALLOT, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT AN INCUMBENT BOARD MEMBER WHO HAS PREVIOUSLY MET THIS PETITION REQUIREMENT AND WHO HAS BEEN IN CONTINUOUS SERVICE IS ONLY REQUIRED TO SUBMIT HIS OR HER NAME AND A ONE HUNDRED DOLLAR FILING FEE AND TO DELETE THE PROVISION THAT IF NO PETITION IS FILED THE BOARD OF EDUCATION MUST APPOINT A SUCCESSOR.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings

H. 3684 -- Reps. J.H. Neal, Agnew, Allen, Altman, Anderson, Anthony, Bailey, Bales, Ballentine, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clark, Clemmons, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Emory, Frye, Funderburk, Govan, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hiott, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kennedy, Kirsh, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Norman, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rhoad, Rice, Rivers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Simrill, Sinclair, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Townsend, Tripp, Umphlett, Vaughn, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Wilkins, Witherspoon and Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR THE LIFE AND DISTINGUISHED SERVICE OF THEIR COLLEAGUE THE HONORABLE DARRELL JACKSON, MEMBER OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA SENATE, UPON THE OCCASION OF HIS BEING HONORED BY A DINNER/ROAST SPONSORED BY THE BENEDICT COLLEGE COLUMBIA ALUMNI CLUB #2.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3685 -- Reps. Cato, Whipper, Anderson, Bingham, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cobb-Hunter, Dantzler, Davenport, Emory, Govan, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Kennedy, Leach, Lee, Mack, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, Parks, Perry, Pinson, Rutherford, Scarborough, Scott, F.N. Smith, Thompson, Toole, Umphlett, Weeks, Coates, McGee, Kirsh and Sandifer: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 39-5-36 SO AS TO MAKE IT AN UNFAIR TRADE PRACTICE FOR A MOTOR VEHICLE REPAIR BUSINESS TO ADMINISTER INSURANCE CLAIMS FOR MOTOR VEHICLE REPAIRS.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3686 -- Reps. Lucas, J.M. Neal and Emory: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR DANNY WILLIAMS, FORMER KERSHAW POLICE CHIEF, FOR DISTINGUISHED AND DEDICATED SERVICE TO THE KERSHAW COMMUNITY AND THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, AND CONGRATULATE HIM ON BEING NAMED "CITIZEN OF THE YEAR" FOR 2005.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3687 -- Reps. Weeks and G.M. Smith: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND CHRISTOPHER BARFIELD OF SUMTER FOR HIS OUTSTANDING COURAGE AND CONCERN FOR OTHERS DEMONSTRATED WHEN HE SAVED A WOMAN FROM SEVERE BURNS IN JANUARY 2003, AND TO CONGRATULATE HIM ON BEING NAMED SUMTER COUNTY'S FIREFIGHTER OF THE YEAR.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3688 -- Reps. Chellis, Young, Bailey and Harrell: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE SUMMERVILLE HIGH SCHOOL "GREEN WAVE" 2004 WRESTLING TEAM AND THEIR COACHING STAFF, AT A TIME AND DATE TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, TO CONGRATULATE THE TEAM FOR THEIR OUTSTANDING STATE CHAMPIONSHIP WIN IN THE CLASS AAAA STATE WRESTLING CHAMPIONSHIP COMPETITION.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3689 -- Reps. Chellis, Young, Bailey and Harrell: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE AND COMMEND THE SUMMERVILLE HIGH SCHOOL "GREEN WAVE" 2004 WRESTLING TEAM AND HEAD COACH KENNETH WALKER AND HIS FINE STAFF FOR THEIR OUTSTANDING WIN CAPTURING THE STATE CHAMPIONSHIP IN THE CLASS AAAA WRESTLING COMPETITION ON FEBRUARY 26, 2005.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3690 -- Reps. Witherspoon, Barfield, Clemmons, Edge, Hardwick, Hayes and Viers: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE DEEPEST SYMPATHY OF THE MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO THE FAMILY AND MANY FRIENDS OF JOHN NORTON MCMILLAN UPON HIS DEATH AND TO REMEMBER HIS LIFE AND WORK.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3691 -- Rep. Vaughn: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS APPRECIATION TO GREENVILLE SAFE KIDS COALITION FOR TEN YEARS OF DISTINGUISHED SERVICE TO THE STATE AND FOR PROTECTING OUR CHILDREN FROM UNINTENTIONAL CHILDHOOD INJURIES.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3692 -- Rep. Haskins: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 3 TO CHAPTER 25, TITLE 16 SO AS TO ENACT THE "CRIMINAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE COURTS ACT", TO PROVIDE AUTHORITY FOR CIRCUIT SOLICITORS TO CREATE CRIMINAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE COURTS IN THEIR CIRCUITS FOR PERSONS WHO COMMIT CRIMINAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE OFFENSES, TO PROVIDE PROCEDURES FOR ADMISSION INTO A CRIMINAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE COURT, AND TO CREATE A STATE CRIMINAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE COURT OFFICE TO COORDINATE THE OPERATION OF CRIMINAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE COURTS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3692 -- Rep. Haskins: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 3 TO CHAPTER 25, TITLE 16 SO AS TO ENACT THE "CRIMINAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE COURTS ACT", TO PROVIDE AUTHORITY FOR CIRCUIT SOLICITORS TO CREATE CRIMINAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE COURTS IN THEIR CIRCUITS FOR PERSONS WHO COMMIT CRIMINAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE OFFENSES, TO PROVIDE PROCEDURES FOR ADMISSION INTO A CRIMINAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE COURT, AND TO CREATE A STATE CRIMINAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE COURT OFFICE TO COORDINATE THE OPERATION OF CRIMINAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE COURTS.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3694 -- Reps. Miller, Cotty, Anderson, Vaughn, Clark, Neilson, Altman, Battle, G. Brown, Davenport, Edge, Frye, Hagood, Hamilton, Rivers, Sinclair, D.C. Smith and Wilkins: A BILL TO ENACT THE GAMBLING CRUISE ACT BY ADDING CHAPTER 11, TITLE 3, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, SO AS TO DELEGATE TO COUNTIES AND MUNICIPALITIES OF THIS STATE THE AUTHORITY, CONFERRED TO THIS STATE PURSUANT TO THE JOHNSON ACT, TO PROHIBIT OR REGULATE THE OPERATION OF GAMBLING VESSELS THAT DEPART THE TERRITORIAL WATERS OF THIS STATE WITHOUT AN INTERVENING STOP; TO PROVIDE DEFINITIONS APPLICABLE FOR THIS ACT, INCLUDING A DEFINITION FOR "PASSENGER CRUISE LINER", TO WHICH THE DELEGATION OTHERWISE AUTHORIZED BY THIS ACT DOES NOT APPLY; TO ALLOW A COUNTY OR MUNICIPAL PROHIBITORY OR REGULATORY ORDINANCE TO IMPOSE ONLY A CIVIL PENALTY FOR VIOLATIONS AND TO PROVIDE A MAXIMUM CIVIL PENALTY AND TO ALLOW SPECIFICALLY FOR INJUNCTIVE RELIEF AGAINST A VIOLATOR; TO PROVIDE THAT A COUNTY OR MUNICIPALITY PROHIBITORY OR REGULATORY ORDINANCE MUST NOT BE CONSTRUED TO PROHIBIT OR REGULATE GAMBLING DEVICES ON A PASSENGER CRUISE LINER IF NO GAMBLING IS ALLOWED WHILE THAT LINER IS IN THE TERRITORIAL WATERS OF THIS STATE; TO PROVIDE THAT THE PROVISIONS OF THE CHAPTER DO NOT APPLY TO GAMBLING ACTIVITIES ON UNITED STATES-FLAGGED OR FOREIGN-FLAGGED VESSELS UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES, TO PROVIDE THAT THIS ACT MUST NOT BE CONSTRUED TO REPEAL OR MODIFY VARIOUS LAWS OF THIS STATE OR THE UNITED STATES APPLICABLE WITH RESPECT TO GAMBLING, TO AUTHORIZE A COUNTY OR MUNICIPALITY WHERE GAMBLING VESSELS ARE NOT PROHIBITED OR WHERE THE PROHIBITION AUTHORIZED BY THIS ACT CANNOT BE MADE TO APPLY TO ASSESS A TICKET SURCHARGE UP TO TEN PERCENT AND A GROSS PROCEEDS SURCHARGE UP TO FIVE PERCENT OF THE GROSS PROCEEDS, TO PROHIBIT SUCH SURCHARGES IN THE CASE OF PASSENGER CRUISE LINERS, TO REQUIRE GAMBLING VESSELS TO REPORT MONTHLY TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE THE AVERAGE DAILY PERCENTAGE OF WINNINGS TO LOSSES FOR EACH GAMBLING DEVICE, TO PROVIDE FOR A CIVIL PENALTY FOR VIOLATIONS, AND TO REQUIRE THE REPORTING OF THIS DATA; TO AUTHORIZE THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE TO PROMULGATE REGULATIONS, TO ALLOW FOR CONTINUED OPERATION OF GAMBLING VESSELS ALREADY IN OPERATION WHEN A PROHIBITORY ORDINANCE IS ENACTED FOR FIVE YEARS AND PROVIDE FOR THE REGULATION OF GAMBLING VESSELS DURING THIS PERIOD, TO PROVIDE THAT A COUNTY OR MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE PROHIBITING GAMBLING VESSELS ENACTED BEFORE THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS ACT REMAINS IN EFFECT, AND TO PROVIDE A MODEL PROHIBITORY ORDINANCE, TO PROVIDE THAT THE PROVISIONS OF THIS ACT WITH RESPECT TO THE EXCEPTION FOR PASSENGER CRUISE LINERS AND THE REQUIREMENT OF GAMBLING VESSELS IN OPERATION BEFORE A PROHIBITORY ORDINANCE IS ENACTED MAY CONTINUE TO OPERATE FOR FIVE YEARS ARE MUTUALLY DEPENDENT AND NOT SEVERABLE; AND TO PROVIDE FOR SEVERABILITY FOR OTHER PROVISIONS OF THIS ACT.
Introduced and Committed
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Amended
Proposed Amendment
Proposed Amendment
Proposed Amendment
Recalled
Debate Adjourned
Request for Debate
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 3695 -- Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE BOARD OF DENTISTRY-DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING AND REGULATION, RELATING TO EXAMINATION OF DENTISTS AND DENTAL HYGIENISTS, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 2949, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Ratified

H. 3696 -- Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE BOARD OF DENTISTRY-DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING AND REGULATION, RELATING TO RE-EXAMINATION, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 2950, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Ratified

H. 3697 -- Reps. Hinson, E.H. Pitts, Agnew, Altman, Brady, Ceips, Dantzler, Davenport, Duncan, Hagood, Harrell, Herbkersman, Hiott, Merrill, Neilson, Owens, M.A. Pitts, Scarborough, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.R. Smith, Talley, Taylor, Toole, Umphlett, Vaughn, Whitmire and Young: A JOINT RESOLUTION PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO ARTICLE III, SECTION 9 OF THE CONSTITUTION OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1895, RELATING TO SESSIONS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT AFTER THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY CONVENES ON THE SECOND TUESDAY IN JANUARY OF EACH YEAR, THE SENATE AND THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES MAY RECEDE FOR A PERIOD NOT TO EXCEED THIRTY CALENDAR DAYS, UNLESS EXTENDED BY A TWO-THIRDS VOTE, AND TO PROVIDE THAT EACH BODY MAY PROVIDE FOR MEETINGS DURING THE LEGISLATIVE SESSION AS IT CONSIDERS APPROPRIATE; AND TO AMEND ARTICLE III BY DELETING SECTION 21, WHICH PROVIDES THAT NEITHER HOUSE, DURING THE SESSION OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY, SHALL WITHOUT THE CONSENT OF THE OTHER ADJOURN FOR MORE THAN THREE DAYS, NOR ADJOURN TO MEET IN ANOTHER PLACE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3698 -- Rep. Altman: A BILL TO PROVIDE THAT THE CHARLESTON COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD MAY ALLOW A TEACHER, GUIDANCE COUNSELOR, OR MEDIA SPECIALIST TO SUSPEND A STUDENT FOR UP TO FIVE CONSECUTIVE DAYS BY WRITTEN NOTICE TO THE SCHOOL OFFICE AND TO THE STUDENT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3699 -- Rep. Altman: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-101-430 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF AN INSTITUTION OF HIGHER LEARNING THAT IS VESTED WITH THE POWER OF EMINENT DOMAIN MAY NOT EXERCISE THE POWER OF EMINENT DOMAIN WITHOUT PRIOR APPROVAL FROM THE COMMISSION ON HIGHER EDUCATION AND THE STATE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3700 -- Reps. Clemmons and Harrison: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 15-7-10, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO ACTIONS WHICH MUST BE TRIED WHERE THE SUBJECT MATTER IS SITUATED, SO AS TO ADD THAT ALL MATTERS BETWEEN LANDLORD AND TENANT MUST BE TRIED WHERE THE SUBJECT MATTER OR SOME PART OF THE PROPERTY IS SITUATED.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Point of Order
Request for Debate
Request for Debate

H. 3701 -- Reps. Cotty, Lucas and Funderburk: A BILL TO AMEND ACT 930 OF 1970, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO SCHOOL TRUSTEES FOR KERSHAW COUNTY, SO AS TO REVISE THE ELECTION DISTRICTS FROM WHICH THE MEMBERS OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES ARE ELECTED; AND TO DESIGNATE A MAP NUMBER FOR THE MAP ON WHICH THESE LINES OF THE ELECTION DISTRICTS FOR TRUSTEES ARE DELINEATED AND MAINTAINED BY THE OFFICE OF RESEARCH AND STATISTICS OF THE STATE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3702 -- Reps. J.R. Smith, Loftis, Hinson, G.R. Smith, Haskins, Barfield, Vaughn, Clark, Frye, Davenport, Viers, Haley, Altman, Bailey, Cato, Ceips, Chellis, Clemmons, Dantzler, Edge, Hagood, Hamilton, Harrell, Herbkersman, Huggins, Limehouse, Littlejohn, McGee, Merrill, Perry, E.H. Pitts, Rice, Sandifer, Scarborough, D.C. Smith, W.D. Smith, Talley, Tripp and Young: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 59-67-460, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO CONTRACTS FOR SCHOOL TRANSPORTATION SERVICES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A SCHOOL DISTRICT MAY CONTRACT WITH PRIVATE INDIVIDUALS OR CONTRACTORS FOR ITS TRANSPORTATION SERVICES AND TO PROVIDE THE FORMULA BY WHICH THE STATE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD SHALL CALCULATE STATE AID.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Proposed Amendment
Proposed Amendment
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Point of Order
Request for Debate

H. 3703 -- Reps. Vaughn, Loftis, Haskins, Davenport, Altman, Bailey, Bales, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Cooper, Herbkersman, Littlejohn, Rhoad, Rice, Walker, Leach and Bowers: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 12-43-275, SO AS TO REPLACE CALCULATION AND IMPOSITION OF A ROLLBACK PROPERTY TAX MILLAGE RATE FOR REASSESSMENT YEARS WITH A REASSESSMENT YEAR MILLAGE RATE CALCULATED TO PRODUCE NO MORE THAN ONE PERCENT ADDITIONAL PROPERTY TAX REVENUE THAN SUCH REVENUE IN THE PRECEDING YEAR; TO AMEND SECTION 6-1-320, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO MILLAGE RATE LIMITATIONS ON LOCAL GOVERNING BODIES, SO AS TO DELETE AUTHORIZATION FOR MILLAGE RATE INCREASES EQUAL TO INCREASES IN THE CONSUMER PRICE INDEX WITHOUT A POSITIVE MAJORITY VOTE OF THE GOVERNING BODY; AND TO AMEND SECTION 12-37-251, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTION FROM SCHOOL OPERATING MILLAGE AND CALCULATION OF THE ROLLBACK TAX SO AS TO DELETE THE ROLLBACK TAX PROVISIONS MADE OBSOLETE BY THE PROVISIONS OF THIS ACT.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Amended
Proposed Amendment
Debate Adjourned
Point of Order
Point of Order
Request for Debate

H. 3704 -- Reps. Taylor, Duncan and M.A. Pitts: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO HONOR AND CONGRATULATE COURTNEY ROBERTSON FOR BEING CHOSEN AS THE CLINTON CHRONICLE'S 2005 TEACHER OF THE YEAR.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3705 -- Reps. Vick and Lucas: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO WELCOME HOME THE MEN AND WOMEN OF ALPHA BATTERY 3RD BATTALION, 178TH FIELD ARTILLERY OF JEFFERSON, SOUTH CAROLINA FROM THEIR TOUR OF DUTY IN IRAQ AND TO EXPRESS THE DEEPEST RESPECT AND ADMIRATION OF THE MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO THESE SOLDIERS FOR THEIR COURAGE, BRAVERY, AND THE MANY SACRIFICES THEY HAVE MADE IN THEIR SERVICE TO OUR NATION AND THE PEOPLE OF IRAQ.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3706 -- Reps. Emory, J.M. Neal, Lucas and Vick: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO WELCOME HOME THE MEN AND WOMEN OF HEADQUARTERS, HEADQUARTERS BATTERY 3RD BATTALION, 178TH FIELD ARTILLERY OF LANCASTER, SOUTH CAROLINA FROM THEIR TOUR OF DUTY IN IRAQ AND TO EXPRESS THE DEEPEST RESPECT AND ADMIRATION OF THE MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO THESE SOLDIERS FOR THEIR COURAGE, BRAVERY, AND THE MANY SACRIFICES THEY HAVE MADE IN THEIR SERVICE TO OUR NATION AND THE PEOPLE OF IRAQ.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3707 -- Reps. Neilson, Lucas and Vick: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO WELCOME HOME THE MEN AND WOMEN OF CHARLIE BATTERY 3RD BATTALION, 178TH FIELD ARTILLERY OF HARTSVILLE, SOUTH CAROLINA FROM THEIR TOUR OF DUTY IN IRAQ AND TO EXPRESS THE DEEPEST RESPECT AND ADMIRATION OF THE MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO THESE SOLDIERS FOR THEIR COURAGE, BRAVERY, AND THE MANY SACRIFICES THEY HAVE MADE IN THEIR SERVICE TO OUR NATION AND THE PEOPLE OF IRAQ.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3708 -- Rep. G. Brown: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR MR. W. W. TISDALE OF BISHOPVILLE FOR A LIFETIME OF WONDERFUL ACHIEVEMENTS AND SERVICE TO HIS COMMUNITY AND STATE THROUGH HIS GIFT FOR MUSIC AND TEACHING.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3709 -- Rep. Altman: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 53, TITLE 38, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO BAIL BONDSMEN AND RUNNERS, SO AS TO REVISE THE DEFINITIONS OF "ACCOMMODATION BONDSMAN", "BAIL BONDSMAN", "RUNNER", AND "SURETY"; TO REVISE THE CONDITIONS UPON WHICH A SURETY MAY BE RELIEVED ON A BOND; TO REVISE THE CONDITIONS UPON WHICH A BOND MUST BE FORFEITED AND THE PAYMENT OF AN ESTREATMENT; TO REQUIRE THAT A PERSON FILING AN APPLICATION TO BE LICENSED AS A PROFESSIONAL BONDSMAN OR RUNNER MUST HAVE THE FINGERPRINTS AND PHOTOGRAPH HE SUBMITS WITH HIS APPLICATION CERTIFIED BY A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER, AND PROVIDE THAT A BAIL BONDSMAN OR RUNNER MAY ASSIST ANY OTHER BONDING AGENT OR AGENCY IN LOCATING, APPREHENDING, AND RETURNING A DEFENDANT WHO HAS VIOLATED A CONDITION OF A BOND; TO PROVIDE THAT AN APPLICANT FOR A LICENSE TO BECOME A RUNNER MUST SHOW THAT HE IS ENDORSED BY A LICENSED BAIL BONDSMAN WHO HAS OBLIGATED HIMSELF TO SUPERVISE HIS ACTIVITIES, AND TO DELETE THE REQUIREMENT THAT HE MUST SHOW THAT HE WILL BE EMPLOYED BY ONLY ONE BAIL BONDSMAN WHO WILL SUPERVISE HIS WORK AND IS RESPONSIBLE FOR HIS CONDUCT IN THE BAIL BOND BUSINESS; TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF INSURANCE MUST ISSUE A PICTURE IDENTIFICATION TO A LICENSED BAIL BONDSMAN; AND TO PROVIDE THAT A COUNTY, CITY, OR TOWN SHALL NOT LICENSE OR LEVY A LICENSE TAX ON BAIL BONDSMEN AND MAY NOT REQUIRE A BONDSMAN TO DEPOSIT COLLATERAL SECURITY AS A CONDITION FOR CONTINUING TO WRITE BAIL BONDS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3710 -- Rep. Lucas: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO HONOR AND RECOGNIZE THE ACCOMPLISHMENTS OF THEODORE "DOC" HOUGH OF DARLINGTON COUNTY UPON THE OCCASION OF HIS RETIREMENT AND TO WISH HIM GOOD HEALTH AND IMMENSE HAPPINESS IN ALL HIS FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3711 -- Rep. Cobb-Hunter: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 17, TITLE 37, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE REGULATION OF PRESCRIPTION DRUG DISCOUNT CARDS, SO AS TO ENACT THE PRESCRIPTION DRUG DISCOUNT CARD REGISTRATION ACT, PROVIDING FOR REGISTRATION WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF CONSUMER AFFAIRS OF PERSONS AND REPRESENTATIVES ENGAGED IN THE SALE, MARKETING, PROMOTION, ADVERTISEMENT, OR DISTRIBUTION OF PRESCRIPTION DRUG DISCOUNT CARDS OR OTHER PURCHASING DEVICES; EXEMPTIONS FROM REGULATION UNDER THE ACT; REMEDIES FOR VIOLATIONS OF THE ACT, IN ADDITION TO, AND CUMULATIVE OF, OTHER PENALTIES IN TITLE 37 AND IN THE SOUTH CAROLINA UNFAIR TRADE PRACTICES ACT; AND AUTHORITY OF THE DEPARTMENT OF CONSUMER AFFAIRS TO PROMULGATE REGULATIONS TO EFFECTUATE THE PURPOSES OF THIS ACT.
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H. 3712 -- Reps. Neilson and Bingham: 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 13 THROUGH SEPTEMBER 15, 2005, 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.
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H. 3713 -- Reps. Scott, Agnew, Allen, Altman, Anderson, Anthony, Bailey, Bales, Ballentine, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clark, Clemmons, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Emory, Frye, Funderburk, Govan, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hiott, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kennedy, Kirsh, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Norman, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rhoad, Rice, Rivers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Simrill, Sinclair, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Townsend, Tripp, Umphlett, Vaughn, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Wilkins, Witherspoon and Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION RECOGNIZING AND COMMENDING MICHELLE KRISTA WINTER STRANGE FOR HER COMMITMENT AND NUMEROUS CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE ANDERSON COMMUNITY.
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H. 3714 -- Reps. Toole, Bingham, Huggins, Haley, E.H. Pitts, Clark, Frye, McLeod, Ballentine, Ott, Loftis, Bailey, Duncan, Harrison, Ceips, Merrill, M.A. Pitts, J.R. Smith, Tripp, Hagood, Bowers, Funderburk and Chellis: A BILL TO ENACT THE SCHOOL EQUITY AND REAL PROPERTY TAX RELIEF ACT BY AMENDING THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 11 TO CHAPTER 36, TITLE 12, SO AS TO IMPOSE AN ADDITIONAL STATE SALES, USE, AND CASUAL EXCISE TAX EQUAL TO TWO PERCENT ON AMOUNTS SUBJECT TO SALES, USE, AND CASUAL EXCISE TAX; BY AMENDING SECTION 11-11-150, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE TRUST FUND FOR TAX RELIEF, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT REVENUES FROM THE TRUST FUND REIMBURSING SCHOOL DISTRICTS FOR THE RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTION TO A SCHOOL DISTRICT MUST BE PAID MONTHLY IN AN AMOUNT THAT IS THE DISTRICT'S PROPORTIONATE SHARE OF THE REIMBURSEMENT BASED ON THE DISTRICT'S WEIGHTED PUPIL UNITS AS A PERCENTAGE OF STATEWIDE WEIGHTED PUPIL UNITS; BY ADDING SECTION 11-11-155 SO AS TO CREATE THE SCHOOL MILLAGE TAX EXEMPTION TRUST FUND (THE SCHOOL TRUST FUND) AND REQUIRE REVENUES OF THE ADDITIONAL SALES AND USE TAX TO BE CREDITED TO THIS FUND; BY ADDING SECTION 12-37-253 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR A PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTION FOR ALL REAL PROPERTY FROM SCHOOL OPERATING MILLAGE NOT OTHERWISE EXEMPT, PROVIDE THE METHOD OF DETERMINING AND PHASING IN THE EXEMPTION, AND TO PROVIDE REIMBURSEMENTS TO SCHOOL DISTRICTS FOR THIS NEW EXEMPTION WITH A PAYMENT BASED ON WEIGHTED PUPIL UNITS; BY ADDING SECTION 12-37-253, SO AS TO EXEMPT FROM PROPERTY TAX AN AMOUNT OF THE FAIR MARKET OF REAL PROPERTY SUFFICIENT TO ELIMINATE INCREASES IN VALUE OF SUCH PROPERTY ATTRIBUTABLE TO COUNTYWIDE ASSESSMENT AND EQUALIZATION PLANS AND PROVIDE EXCEPTIONS; BY ADDING SECTION 59-20-42 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT BEGINNING WITH FISCAL YEAR 2005-2006 EDUCATION FINANCE ACT APPROPRIATIONS MUST BE DISTRIBUTED TO A SCHOOL DISTRICT IN AN AMOUNT THAT IS THE DISTRICT'S PROPORTIONATE SHARE OF SUCH FUNDS BASED ON THE DISTRICT'S WEIGHTED PUPIL UNITS AS A PERCENTAGE OF STATEWIDE WEIGHTED PUPIL UNITS AS DETERMINED ANNUALLY PURSUANT TO THE EDUCATION FINANCE ACT; TO PROVIDE THAT FOR A PERIOD OF THREE YEARS BEGINNING JULY 1, 2005, AND ENDING JUNE 30, 2008, A LOCAL GOVERNING BODY UNDER PROVISIONS OF LAW AUTHORIZING THE ASSESSMENT OF TAXES AND FEES UNDER SPECIFIED CONDITIONS MAY INCREASE THE MILLAGE RATE IMPOSED FOR GENERAL OPERATING PURPOSES ABOVE THE RATE IMPOSED FOR SUCH PURPOSES FOR THE PRECEDING TAX YEAR ONLY BY A TWO-THIRDS VOTE OF THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE GOVERNING BODY, PRESENT OR NOT, RATHER THAN BY A POSITIVE MAJORITY VOTE; BY REPEALING ARTICLE 3, CHAPTER 10 OF TITLE 4, RELATING TO THE CAPITAL PROJECT SALES TAX ACT, AND CHAPTER 37 OF TITLE 4 RELATING TO OPTIONAL METHODS FOR FINANCING TRANSPORTATION FACILITIES INCLUDING LEVY OF ADDITIONAL SALES TAXES, AND TO PROVIDE THAT SALES TAXES FOR PROJECTS PREVIOUSLY AUTHORIZED UNDER THESE PROVISIONS SHALL CONTINUE UNTIL THEIR SCHEDULED TERMINATION DATE; TO REQUIRE A REFERENDUM IN COUNTIES IN WHICH THE LOCAL OPTION SALES TAX IS CURRENTLY IMPOSED FOR THE PURPOSE OF DETERMINING WHETHER TO RESCIND THE TAX AND BY PROVIDING THAT THIS ACT TAKES EFFECT JULY 1, 2005, AND APPLIES FOR PROPERTY TAX YEARS BEGINNING AFTER 2004.
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H. 3715 -- Rep. Merrill: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO HONOR AND RECOGNIZE THE ACCOMPLISHMENTS OF SIENNA RESTAURANT AND ITS EXECUTIVE CHEF KEN VEDRINSKI OF DANIEL ISLAND ON THE OCCASION OF ITS ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION.
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H. 3716 -- 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, 2005; 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. 3718 -- Reps. Huggins, Frye, Clark, Haley, Ballentine, Bingham, Toole and E.H. Pitts: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-37-220, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO GENERAL EXEMPTIONS FROM AD VALOREM PROPERTY TAXES, SO AS TO DELETE THE EXEMPTION OF PROPERTY OF NONPROFIT HOUSING CORPORATIONS WHICH ARE DEVOTED TO PROVIDING HOUSING TO LOW AND VERY LOW INCOME RESIDENTS.
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H. 3719 -- Reps. Wilkins, Merrill, Harrison and Brady: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 12-6-6000 SO AS TO ALLOW A TAXPAYER TO CONTRIBUTE ONE DOLLAR TO THE POLITICAL PARTY OF THE TAXPAYER'S CHOICE BY MEANS OF A CHECKOFF ON THE TAXPAYER'S SOUTH CAROLINA INDIVIDUAL INCOME TAX RETURN, TO ESTABLISH THE SOUTH CAROLINA POLITICAL PARTIES FINANCING FUND TO RECEIVE CONTRIBUTIONS AND PROVIDE FOR THE DISTRIBUTION OF THE REVENUES OF THE FUND TO THE STATE'S POLITICAL PARTIES.
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H. 3720 -- Reps. Talley and Harrison: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 7-15-460, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO ABSENTEE VOTING BY ARMED SERVICES PERSONNEL DURING A MILITARY EMERGENCY, SO AS TO EXPAND THE APPLICATION OF THE PROVISIONS OF THE SECTION AND DIRECT THE STATE ELECTION COMMISSION TO TAKE ALL STEPS NECESSARY INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ELECTRONIC TRANSMISSIONS, TO ENSURE THAT ANY OUT-OF-STATE RESIDENT HAS THE OPPORTUNITY TO RECEIVE AND CAST ANY BALLOT HE WOULD HAVE BEEN ELIGIBLE TO CAST IF HE HAD RESIDED AND REMAINED IN SOUTH CAROLINA.
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H. 3721 -- Reps. Talley and Harrison: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 7-11-50, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO SUBSTITUTION OF A CANDIDATE WHERE THE PARTY NOMINEE DIES, BECOMES DISQUALIFIED, OR RESIGNS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE STATE ELECTION COMMISSION REVIEWS THE WITHDRAWAL OF A CANDIDATE IN A MULTI-COUNTY ELECTION OR AN ELECTION FOR A MEMBER OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY.
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H. 3722 -- Reps. Littlejohn and W.D. Smith: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION NAME THE PORTION OF CANNONS CAMPGROUND ROAD IN SPARTANBURG COUNTY FROM ITS INTERSECTION WITH SOUTH CAROLINA HIGHWAY 110 TO DRAYTON AVENUE "LANCE CORPORAL TRAVIS FOX MEMORIAL HIGHWAY", AND TO ERECT APPROPRIATE MARKERS OR SIGNS ALONG THIS PORTION OF HIGHWAY THAT CONTAIN THE WORDS "LANCE CORPORAL TRAVIS FOX MEMORIAL HIGHWAY".
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H. 3723 -- Reps. Rice, Cato, Hiott and Sandifer: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 50-11-430, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO BEAR HUNTING AND CERTAIN UNLAWFUL ACTS WITH REGARD TO THE HUNTING OR TAKING OF BEARS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IT IS NOT UNLAWFUL TO PURSUE BEAR WITH DOGS WITH A PERMIT FROM THE DEPARTMENT FOR THIS PURPOSE AT ANY TIME SO LONG AS NO BEAR ARE TAKEN OR KILLED DURING THIS ACTIVITY.
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H. 3724 -- Reps. Funderburk, G.M. Smith, Lucas, Ott, Bales, Cobb-Hunter, Frye, Hardwick, Harvin, McLeod, J.H. Neal, Weeks, Herbkersman, Neilson and Bowers: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTIONS 31-7-25 AND 31-7-130 SO AS TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL FINDINGS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY WITH RESPECT TO PROPERTY AVAILABLE FOR REDEVELOPMENT FOR PURPOSES OF THE TAX INCREMENT FINANCING ACT FOR COUNTIES AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE PROVISIONS OF THIS ACT DO NOT RELIEVE A GOVERNMENT-OWNED TELECOMMUNICATIONS SERVICE FROM THE LIMITATIONS IMPOSED ON THOSE SERVICES BY LAW; TO AMEND SECTION 31-7-20, RELATING TO EXISTING FINDINGS FOR PURPOSES OF THE ACT, SO AS TO EXTEND EXISTING FINDINGS WITH RESPECT TO THE ACT; TO AMEND SECTION 31-7-30, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS FOR PURPOSES OF THE ACT, SO AS TO REVISE APPLICABLE DEFINITIONS TO EXTEND THE APPLICATION OF THE ACT TO MORE RURAL AREAS AND ADD ADDITIONAL ELEMENTS TO DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS NECESSARY TO ASSIST SUCH RURAL AREAS; TO AMEND SECTION 31-7-80, RELATING TO THE FINDINGS REQUIRED FOR A REDEVELOPMENT PROJECT ORDINANCE, SO AS TO REVISE THESE FINDINGS; AND TO AMEND SECTION 31-7-120, RELATING TO JOINTLY ADOPTED MUNICIPAL AND COUNTY REDEVELOPMENT PLANS, SO AS TO AUTHORIZE COUNTIES JOINTLY BY INTERGOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENTS TO ESTABLISH A MULTI-COUNTY OR REGIONAL AUTHORITY TO ESTABLISH REDEVELOPMENT PLANS AND PROPERTY WHEN SUCH PROJECTS HAVE ECONOMIC IMPACT BEYOND A SINGLE COUNTY AND PROVIDE FOR ALL SUCH AUTHORITIES TO ACT BY INTERGOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT AND ORDINANCES OF COUNTIES PARTY TO THE AGREEMENT.
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H. 3725 -- Reps. Hinson, Merrill, Altman, Clyburn, Dantzler, Huggins, Scarborough and McLeod: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 11-9-150 SO AS TO EXEMPT FROM ACROSS-THE-BOARD REDUCTIONS ORDERED BY THE STATE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD AMOUNTS APPROPRIATED IN THE ANNUAL GENERAL APPROPRIATIONS ACT AS SALARY SUPPLEMENTS FOR COUNTY CLERKS OF COURT, PROBATE JUDGES, SHERIFFS, REGISTERS OF DEEDS, COUNTY AUDITORS, COUNTY TREASURERS, AND COUNTY CORONERS; AND TO AMEND SECTION 8-15-65, AS AMENDED, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE COUNTY CORONER AS A COUNTY OFFICIAL RECEIVING A SALARY SUPPLEMENT FROM THE STATE.
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H. 3726 -- Reps. Ott, Clark, J.E. Smith, McGee, Witherspoon, Branham, Cobb-Hunter, Duncan, Hayes, Lucas, M.A. Pitts, Taylor and R. Brown: A BILL TO AMEND TITLE 50, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO FISH, GAME, AND WATERCRAFT, SO AS TO ENACT "CHANDLER'S LAW" BY ADDING CHAPTER 26 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE REGULATION, REGISTRATION, AND TITLING OF ALL-TERRAIN VEHICLES BY THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES, INCLUDING THE REQUIREMENT THAT A PERSON UNDER SIXTEEN MUST COMPLETE A DRIVING SAFETY COURSE BEFORE HE MAY OPERATE AN ALL-TERRAIN VEHICLE AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR CERTAIN VIOLATIONS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Recorded vote
Proposed Amendment
Proposed Amendment
Request for Debate

H. 3727 -- Reps. Toole, Bingham, Huggins, Haley, Ballentine, Clark, Frye, E.H. Pitts, Ott, McLeod and Hagood: A JOINT RESOLUTION PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO SECTION 3, ARTICLE X OF THE CONSTITUTION OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1895, RELATING TO PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTIONS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IF PROPERTY HAS BEEN EXEMPTED FROM PROPERTY TAX IMPOSED FOR SCHOOL OPERATIONS AND THE STATE SALES AND USE TAX INCREASED TO REIMBURSE SCHOOL DISTRICTS FOR THIS EXEMPTION, THIS EXEMPTION MUST NOT BE LATER REDUCED OR REPEALED.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3728 -- Reps. Mahaffey, Sinclair, Davenport and Lee: A BILL TO AMEND ACT 1105 OF 1956, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE CREATION OF THE STARTEX-JACKSON-WELLFORD-DUNCAN WATER DISTRICT IN SPARTANBURG COUNTY, SO AS TO REQUIRE THAT ALL COMMISSIONERS OF THE DISTRICT SHALL RESIDE IN THE DISTRICT OR IN ITS SERVICE AREA.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Other proceedings
Reconsidered

H. 3729 -- Rep. G.M. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING CHAPTER 131 TO TITLE 44 SO AS TO ESTABLISH HEALTH CARE PROVIDER LIENS; TO PROVIDE PROCEDURES UNDER WHICH A HEALTH CARE PROVIDER CAN ESTABLISH A LIEN AGAINST ANY SUM COLLECTED OR TO BE COLLECTED BY A PATIENT WHO WAS TREATED BY THE HEALTH CARE PROVIDER FOR INJURIES DUE TO TORTIOUS CONDUCT; TO PROVIDE PROCEDURES FOR ENFORCING SUCH LIENS; AND TO ADD SECTION 38-71-290 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT AN INSURED MAY ASSIGN REIMBURSEMENT RIGHTS FOR HEALTH CARE SERVICES DIRECTLY TO THE PROVIDER AND TO FURTHER PROVIDE THAT WHEN SUCH ASSIGNMENT IS AUTHORIZED, THE INSURER SHALL PAY DIRECTLY TO THE PROVIDER THE AMOUNT THE INSURER WOULD HAVE REIMBURSED THE INSURED.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3730 -- Reps. Lucas, Cotty, Sinclair, Loftis and Duncan: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 56-19-560 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT UPON AN OWNER OF A MANUFACTURED HOME MEETING ALL REQUIREMENTS FOR RETIRING THE TITLE CERTIFICATE ON HIS MANUFACTURED HOME AND HAVING THE MANUFACTURED HOME AND THE REAL PROPERTY TO WHICH IT IS AFFIXED CLASSIFIED AS REAL PROPERTY, THE REGISTER OF DEEDS OR CLERK OF COURT IN THE COUNTY WHERE IT IS LOCATED MUST TREAT THIS PROPERTY FOR ALL PURPOSES AS REAL PROPERTY AND MAY NOT IN ANY PARTICULARS STILL TREAT THE MANUFACTURED HOME AS PERSONAL PROPERTY.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Ratified

H. 3731 -- Reps. Ott, Wilkins, Agnew, Allen, Altman, Anderson, Anthony, Bailey, Bales, Ballentine, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clark, Clemmons, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Emory, Frye, Funderburk, Govan, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hiott, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kennedy, Kirsh, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Norman, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rhoad, Rice, Rivers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Simrill, Sinclair, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Townsend, Tripp, Umphlett, Vaughn, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Witherspoon and Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO CELEBRATE THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE AND THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION WITH ITS BILL OF RIGHTS ENUMERATING OUR UNALIENABLE RIGHTS AND LIBERTIES AND TO PROCLAIM WEDNESDAY, MARCH 16, 2005, AS "LIBERTY DAY" IN SOUTH CAROLINA.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3732 -- Reps. Umphlett, Barfield, Stewart, Jennings, Haley, Weeks, Agnew, Altman, Anthony, Bailey, Bales, Bingham, Bowers, Branham, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Clark, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Dantzler, Delleney, Duncan, Emory, Frye, Funderburk, Hardwick, Harvin, Hayes, Herbkersman, J. Hines, Hiott, Howard, Jefferson, Kennedy, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Loftis, Mack, Mahaffey, McCraw, McGee, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Ott, Parks, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rhoad, Rivers, Rutherford, Sandifer, F.N. Smith, G.R. Smith, Taylor, Toole, Vick, Viers, Whipper, Whitmire, Witherspoon, Ballentine, Huggins, Thompson, White, J.E. Smith, Miller, J. Brown, M. Hines, Townsend, Talley, W.D. Smith, Haskins, Neilson, Leach, Sinclair, Govan, G.M. Smith, Edge, Cooper, Breeland, J.R. Smith, Cotty, Hosey, Allen, Davenport, Martin and Coates: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 1-3-240, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO OFFICERS WHO MAY BE REMOVED BY THE GOVERNOR FOR CAUSE, SO AS TO ADD THE DIRECTORS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA PUBLIC SERVICE AUTHORITY; TO AMEND SECTION 15-78-60, RELATING TO GOVERNMENTAL IMMUNITY, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE PUBLIC SERVICE AUTHORITY IS NOT LIABLE FOR CERTAIN LOSSES RESULTING FROM CONDUCT OF A DIRECTOR OF THE AUTHORITY; TO AMEND SECTION 15-78-70, RELATING TO THE LIABILITY OF A GOVERNMENTAL EMPLOYEE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A DIRECTOR OF THE PUBLIC SERVICE AUTHORITY IS NOT IMMUNE FROM LIABILITY FOR CERTAIN CONDUCT AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE INSURANCE RESERVE FUND IS PROHIBITED FROM PROVIDING INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR THAT INDIVIDUAL LIABILITY; TO AMEND SECTION 58-3-530, RELATING TO THE DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF THE STATE REGULATIONS OF PUBLIC UTILITIES REVIEW COMMITTEE, SO AS TO ADD THE DUTY TO SCREEN CANDIDATES FOR THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE PUBLIC SERVICE AUTHORITY; TO AMEND SECTION 58-31-20, RELATING TO THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE PUBLIC SERVICE AUTHORITY, SO AS TO SET FORTH QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS FOR DIRECTORS AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE SCREENING OF DIRECTORS, TO AMEND SECTION 58-31-30, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE POWERS OF THE PUBLIC SERVICE AUTHORITY, SO AS TO PROHIBIT THE AUTHORITY FROM DISPOSING OF CERTAIN OF ITS PROPERTY WITHOUT PRIOR APPROVAL OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OR FROM INQUIRING INTO THE FEASIBILITY OF DISPOSING OF ITS PROPERTY; BY ADDING SECTION 58-31-55 SO AS TO PROVIDE STANDARDS OF CONDUCT FOR DIRECTORS OF THE PUBLIC SERVICE AUTHORITY; BY ADDING SECTION 58-31-56 SO AS TO DEFINE CONFLICT OF INTEREST TRANSACTION; TO ADD SECTION 58-31-57 SO AS TO PERMIT CUSTOMERS OF THE PUBLIC SERVICE AUTHORITY TO SUE DIRECTORS OF THE AUTHORITY FOR BREACH OF DUTY AND TO PROVIDE DAMAGES; AND TO AMEND SECTION 58-31-110, RELATING TO THE TRANSFER OF NET EARNINGS OF THE PUBLIC SERVICE AUTHORITY, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT ONLY THE NET EARNINGS NOT NECESSARY FOR THE OPERATION OF AND IN THE BEST INTEREST OF THE PUBLIC SERVICE AUTHORITY SHALL BE PAID TO THE STATE TREASURER AND USED TO REDUCE THE TAX BURDENS ON THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3733 -- Rep. Harrell: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 4 TO CHAPTER 127, TITLE 59 SO AS TO ENACT THE "SOUTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY ACADEMIC AND ADMINISTRATIVE FACILITIES BOND ACT", WHICH PRESCRIBES THE MANNER IN WHICH AND CONDITION UNDER WHICH SOUTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY MAY ISSUE CERTAIN REVENUE BONDS FOR THE ACQUISITION OF ACADEMIC AND ADMINISTRATIVE BUILDINGS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3734 -- Reps. Perry, W.D. Smith, Harrell, Wilkins, Cobb-Hunter, Agnew, Allen, Altman, Anderson, Anthony, Bailey, Bales, Ballentine, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clark, Clemmons, Clyburn, Coates, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Emory, Frye, Funderburk, Govan, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hiott, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kennedy, Kirsh, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Norman, Ott, Owens, Parks, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rhoad, Rice, Rivers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Simrill, Sinclair, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Townsend, Tripp, Umphlett, Vaughn, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Witherspoon and Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO WELCOME INTO THE WORLD MADELINE ANNE MARTIN, DAUGHTER OF JOHN AND CASEY MARTIN OF COLUMBIA, AND TO WISH HER GOOD HEALTH, IMMENSE HAPPINESS, AND EVERY SUCCESS IN THE WORLD AS SHE EMBARKS ON HER LIFE JOURNEY.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3735 -- Reps. Vaughn, Cato, Haskins, Hamilton, Leach, Loftis, Cotty, Pinson, Altman, Haley, Rhoad, Barfield, Branham, Cooper, Duncan, Emory, Frye, Hinson, Hosey, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Martin, Merrill, Perry, Tripp, Umphlett and Witherspoon: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 56-3-1335 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES SHALL SUSPEND A VEHICLE'S REGISTRATION AND NOT REGISTER OR REREGISTER A MOTOR VEHICLE THAT WAS OPERATED WHEN ITS DRIVER FAILED TO PAY A TOLL AND WHOSE OWNER HAS AN OUTSTANDING JUDGMENT FOR FAILURE TO PAY A TOLL ENTERED AGAINST HIM, TO PROVIDE A FIFTY DOLLAR REINSTATEMENT FEE THAT MUST BE USED TO DEFRAY THE COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH THIS SECTION; TO AMEND SECTION 57-5-1495, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE COLLECTION OF TOLLS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT UPON AN ADJUDICATION OF LIABILITY FOR FAILURE TO PAY A TOLL, THE COURT MUST MAIL A COPY OF THE JUDGMENT TO THE VEHICLE'S OWNER OR OPERATOR, TO PROVIDE THAT IF THE JUDGMENT IS NOT SATISFIED WITHIN A CERTAIN PERIOD OF TIME, THE COURT SHALL NOTIFY THE DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES OF THIS INCIDENT WHICH SHALL SUSPEND THE REGISTRATION OF THE VEHICLE THAT WAS OPERATED WHEN THE TOLL WAS NOT PAID AND DENY THE VEHICLE'S REGISTRATION OR REREGISTRATION UNTIL THE JUDGMENT IS SATISFIED, TO DELETE THE PROVISION THAT REFERS TO THE CITATION AS A TRAFFIC CITATION, AND TO PROVIDE THAT A "FAILURE TO PAY A TOLL" CITATION CONSTITUTES THE SUMMONS AND COMPLAINT FOR AN ACTION TO RECOVER THE TOLL AND ALL APPLICABLE FEES ALLOWED PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Debate Adjourned
Point of Order

H. 3736 -- Rep. Ceips: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO OFFER THE WARMEST CONGRATULATIONS TO THE BETH ISRAEL CONGREGATION OF BEAUFORT ON THE HISTORIC OCCASION OF ITS ONE HUNDREDTH ANNIVERSARY AND TO COMMEND THIS WONDERFUL PLACE OF WORSHIP FOR ITS SIGNIFICANT IMPACT ON THE LIVES OF ITS CONGREGANTS AND ON ITS COMMUNITY.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3737 -- Rep. Walker: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-19-480, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE TRANSFER AND SURRENDER OF MOTOR VEHICLE CERTIFICATES OF TITLE, LICENSE PLATES, REGISTRATION CARDS, AND MANUFACTURERS' SERIAL PLATES OF VEHICLES SOLD AS SALVAGE, ABANDONED, SCRAPPED, OR DESTROYED, SO AS TO MAKE A TECHNICAL CHANGE, TO DELETE THE TERM "SALVAGED" AND REPLACE IT WITH THE TERM "TOTAL LOSS CLAIM", TO PROVIDE THAT THE PERCENTAGE OF THE TOTAL LOSS CLAIM MUST BE RECORDED ON THE TITLE NEXT TO THE BRAND OF "TOTAL LOSS CLAIM", AND TO DELETE THE PROVISION THAT A "VEHICLE DECLARED TO BE A TOTAL LOSS" IS SYNONYMOUS TO A "WRECKED VEHICLE" AND A "SALVAGE VEHICLE".
Introduced and Committed

H. 3738 -- Reps. Barfield, Agnew, Allen, Altman, Anderson, Anthony, Bailey, Bales, Ballentine, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clark, Clemmons, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Emory, Frye, Funderburk, Govan, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hiott, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kennedy, Kirsh, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Norman, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rhoad, Rice, Rivers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Simrill, Sinclair, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Townsend, Tripp, Umphlett, Vaughn, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Wilkins, Witherspoon and Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION COMMENDING TAIWAN ON ITS FULL-FLEDGED DEMOCRACY, ITS CONTRIBUTIONS TO PROMOTE WORLD PEACE, FREEDOM, AND HUMAN RIGHTS, AND SUPPORTING ITS EFFORTS TO JOIN THE UNITED NATIONS, WHO, AND OTHER INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3739 -- Rep. Bales: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 3 TO CHAPTER 31, TITLE 27, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR GOVERNANCE OF A HOMEOWNERS' ASSOCIATION, INCLUDING PROVISIONS FOR ADOPTING OR CHANGING AN OPERATING RULE, PROCEDURAL FAIRNESS IN THE OPERATION OF THE ASSOCIATION'S PROPERTY AND AFFAIRS, FILING OF GOVERNING DOCUMENTS WITH THE SECRETARY OF STATE, REVIEW BY THE SECRETARY OF STATE OF GOVERNING DOCUMENTS FOR COMPLIANCE AND NOTICE OF NONCOMPLIANCE TO HOMEOWNERS AND THE DEPARTMENT OF CONSUMER AFFAIRS, RECOGNITION OF THE DETERMINATION AS EVIDENCE PER SE OF NONCOMPLIANCE IN AN ENFORCEMENT ACTION, ENFORCEMENT OF COMPLIANCE BY THE DEPARTMENT THROUGH FINES AND INJUNCTIONS, AND A CAUSE OF ACTION AGAINST THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF A HOMEOWNERS' ASSOCIATION FOR BREACH OF ITS FIDUCIARY DUTY TO THE ASSOCIATION FOR NONCOMPLIANCE WITH THIS ARTICLE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3740 -- Reps. McGee, Coates, M. Hines, Branham and J. Hines: A BILL TO AMEND ACT 239 OF 1981, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE ELECTION OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES FOR SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 1 IN FLORENCE COUNTY, SO AS TO REAPPORTION THE ELECTION DISTRICTS FROM WHICH TRUSTEES ARE ELECTED; AND TO DESIGNATE A MAP NUMBER FOR THE MAP ON WHICH THESE LINES OF THE ELECTION DISTRICTS FOR TRUSTEES ARE DELINEATED AND MAINTAINED BY THE OFFICE OF RESEARCH AND STATISTICS OF THE STATE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Recommitted

H. 3741 -- Reps. Ballentine, Wilkins, Harrell, Merrill, Ott, Hinson, Mack, Bowers, Taylor, Sinclair, Bales, Norman, Martin, Rutherford, Funderburk, Hiott, Cotty, Harrison, Haley, Govan, Scott, Vick, McGee, Anderson, Hardwick, Frye, W.D. Smith, Leach, J.H. Neal, G.R. Smith, Huggins, Skelton, McLeod, Cato, Witherspoon, Clemmons, Clark, Agnew, Barfield, Bingham, Brady, Branham, J. Brown, Ceips, Chalk, Cobb-Hunter, Cooper, Duncan, Herbkersman, Howard, Jefferson, Mahaffey, Neilson, Owens, Parks, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rice, Sandifer, J.E. Smith, Talley, Thompson, Toole, Townsend, White, Umphlett, Allen, Simrill and Bailey: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 43-21-200 SO AS TO ESTABLISH WITHIN THE DIVISION OF AGING THE STATE LOAN REPAYMENT PROGRAM, TO REIMBURSE THE STUDENT LOAN PAYMENTS OF PHYSICIANS COMPLETING FELLOWSHIPS IN GERIATRICS OR GEROPSYCHIATRY, WHO CONTRACT TO PRACTICE IN THIS STATE FOR NO FEWER THAN FIVE CONSECUTIVE YEARS, TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL ELIGIBILITY QUALIFICATIONS, TO ESTABLISH THE PHYSICIAN ADVISORY BOARD TO ASSIST THE DIVISION IN REVIEWING APPLICATIONS AND PROVIDE FOR ITS MEMBERSHIP, POWERS, AND DUTIES, TO ESTABLISH A LIMIT ON PARTICIPATING PHYSICIANS SUBJECT TO AVAILABLE FUNDING AND PROVIDE AN ANNUAL AND OVERALL LIMIT OF AMOUNTS THAT MAY BE REIMBURSED, TO PROVIDE A PENALTY FOR FAILURE TO COMPLETE THE PROGRAM CONTRACT, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY SHALL APPROPRIATE FUNDS FOR THE PROGRAM IN THE ANNUAL GENERAL APPROPRIATIONS ACT.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 3742 -- Reps. Harrell, Toole, Haley, Ballentine, Miller, Cobb-Hunter, Ott, J.H. Neal, Anthony, Phillips, Coleman, Battle, E.H. Pitts, Merrill, Hinson, Huggins, Frye, Clark, Duncan, Bingham, Thompson, Ceips, Mahaffey and Chellis: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 11-35-1524, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE RESIDENT VENDOR PREFERENCE FOR PURPOSES OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA CONSOLIDATED PROCUREMENT CODE, SO AS TO REPLACE THIS PREFERENCE WITH A BEST-VALUE ANALYSIS OF BIDS FOR THE PURPOSE OF PROMOTING PRODUCTS MADE, MANUFACTURED, AND GROWN IN SOUTH CAROLINA AND FOR THE PURPOSE OF PROMOTING SERVICES PROVIDED BY WORKERS RESIDING IN THIS STATE AND END-PRODUCTS AVAILABLE FROM RESIDENT VENDORS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended

H. 3743 -- Reps. Govan, Agnew, Allen, Altman, Anderson, Anthony, Bailey, Bales, Ballentine, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clark, Clemmons, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Emory, Frye, Funderburk, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hiott, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kennedy, Kirsh, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Norman, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rhoad, Rice, Rivers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Simrill, Sinclair, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Townsend, Tripp, Umphlett, Vaughn, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Wilkins, Witherspoon and Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION WELCOMING THE NATIONAL JURISDICTION OF BLACK METHODISTS FOR CHURCH RENEWAL, INC., (BMCR) TO THE 38TH ANNUAL MEETING OF THE GROUP, HOSTED THIS YEAR BY THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA CHAPTER IN MYRTLE BEACH.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3744 -- Reps. Govan, Hosey, Scott, Agnew, Allen, Altman, Anderson, Anthony, Bailey, Bales, Ballentine, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clark, Clemmons, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Emory, Frye, Funderburk, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hiott, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kennedy, Kirsh, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Norman, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rhoad, Rice, Rivers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Simrill, Sinclair, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Townsend, Tripp, Umphlett, Vaughn, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Wilkins, Witherspoon and Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION CONGRATULATING THE SOUTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY "BULLDOGS" 2004 FOOTBALL TEAM OF ORANGEBURG COUNTY FOR ITS SUCCESSFUL SEASON, CULMINATING IN RANKINGS IN THE TOP 25 DIVISION I-AA TEAMS BY THE SPORTS NETWORK AND USA TODAY/ESPN, AND HONORING THE PLAYERS AND HEAD COACH BUDDY POUGH.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3745 -- Rep. Ballentine: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE AND EXTEND BEST WISHES TO THE MEMBERS OF THE RIVERLAND HILLS BAPTIST CHURCH UPON THE OCCASION OF THE COMPLETION OF THEIR NEW WORSHIP, EDUCATIONAL, AND ADMINISTRATIVE FACILITIES INTO WHICH THE CONGREGATION WILL MOVE IN THE FALL OF 2005.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3746 -- Rep. Vick: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA TO THE CHESTERFIELD HIGH SCHOOL "RAMS" WRESTLING TEAM, HEAD COACH LANCE ABERNATHY, AND OTHER SCHOOL OFFICIALS AT A DATE AND TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF CONGRATULATING AND HONORING THE TEAM ON THEIR SECOND CONSECUTIVE CLASS AA/A STATE CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3747 -- Reps. Taylor, M.A. Pitts and Duncan: A HOUSE RESOLUTION EXPRESSING THE DESIRE OF THE MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA THAT ALL FUTURE EDITIONS OF THE LEGISLATIVE MANUAL CONTAIN THE NAME OF EACH SOIL AND WATER CONSERVATION DISTRICT COMMISSIONER AND CONTACT INFORMATION.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3748 -- Rep. Littlejohn: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE BROOME HIGH SCHOOL "CENTURIONS" BOYS' BASKETBALL TEAM, COACH HAL MCMANUS, AND OTHER SCHOOL OFFICIALS, AT A TIME AND DATE TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF CONGRATULATING AND HONORING THE TEAM ON ITS 2004-2005 STATE AA CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3749 -- Reps. Govan, Scott, Parks, Rutherford, Ott, Hosey and Cobb-Hunter: A HOUSE RESOLUTION GRANTING THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE 2004 SOUTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY FOOTBALL BULLDOGS AT A DATE AND TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER FOR THE PURPOSE OF RECOGNIZING THEM AND THEIR HEAD COACH BUDDY POUGH AND HIS STAFF ON THEIR STELLAR SEASON.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3750 -- Reps. Thompson, Agnew, Allen, Altman, Anderson, Anthony, Bailey, Bales, Ballentine, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clark, Clemmons, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Emory, Frye, Funderburk, Govan, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hiott, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kennedy, Kirsh, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Norman, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rhoad, Rice, Rivers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Simrill, Sinclair, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Toole, Townsend, Tripp, Umphlett, Vaughn, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Wilkins, Witherspoon and Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION EXPRESSING THE APPRECIATION OF THE MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES FOR THE DISTINGUISHED PUBLIC SERVICE OF DR. NORMAN TRAVIS ROBERTSON, SR., ON BEHALF OF THE ANDERSON, OCONEE, PICKENS MENTAL HEALTH CENTER ON THE OCCASION OF HIS RETIREMENT IN APRIL, 2005.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3751 -- Rep. Vick: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND CONGRATULATE THE CHESTERFIELD HIGH SCHOOL "RAMS" WRESTLING TEAM, HEAD COACH LANCE ABERNATHY, AND HIS STAFF FOR THEIR OUTSTANDING 2004-2005 SEASON AND SECOND CONSECUTIVE CLASS AA/A STATE CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3752 -- Rep. Littlejohn: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE THE BROOME HIGH SCHOOL "CENTURIONS" OF SPARTANBURG COUNTY ON THEIR 2004-2005 STATE AA BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIP, AND TO HONOR THE PLAYERS AND COACH HAL MCMANUS AND HIS FINE STAFF ON THEIR IMPRESSIVE SEASON.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3753 -- Reps. Duncan, M.A. Pitts, Taylor, Altman, Hamilton, Hosey, Limehouse, Littlejohn and Umphlett: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 44-6-165 SO AS TO PROHIBIT A HOSPITAL THAT RECEIVES STATE FUNDS, INCLUDING MEDICAID FUNDS, TO PROVIDE NONREIMBURSABLE, NONEMERGENCY HEALTHCARE SERVICES TO AN ILLEGAL ALIEN UNLESS THAT PERSON PROVIDES PAYMENT FOR THESE SERVICES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3754 -- Reps. Duncan, Taylor, Skelton, R. Brown, Clemmons, Hagood, Hardwick, Herbkersman, Littlejohn, Mahaffey, McCraw, Sinclair, Whitmire and Witherspoon: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 12-6-5100 SO AS TO ALLOW A TAXPAYER WHO WISHES TO MAKE A CONTRIBUTION TOWARD K-12 PUBLIC EDUCATION IN THIS STATE TO DO SO BY DESIGNATING FIVE DOLLARS TO BE PAID WITH HIS INCOME TAX RETURN IN THE MANNER PROVIDED BY THIS SECTION AND TO PROVIDE THAT FUNDS DERIVED FROM THESE CONTRIBUTIONS MUST BE TRANSFERRED TO THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AND USED TO INCREASE THE BASE STUDENT COST PROVIDED PURSUANT TO THE EDUCATION FINANCE ACT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3755 -- Rep. Kirsh: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 4 OF TITLE 6, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO ALLOCATION OF THE ACCOMMODATIONS TAX REVENUES, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE TOURISM EXPENDITURE REVIEW COMMITTEE AND TO MAKE TECHNICAL AND CLARIFICATION CHANGES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3756 -- Rep. Kirsh: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-1130, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO COMPUTATION OF TAXABLE INCOME FOR STATE INCOME TAX PURPOSES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A DEDUCTION MUST NOT BE TAKEN BY A RELATED PERSON FOR THE ACCRUAL OF INTEREST OR EXPENSE OR BY THE HOLDER OF AN OBLIGATION FOR INTEREST PAID AS A DIVIDEND EXCEPT AS PROVIDED.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3757 -- Rep. Kirsh: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-5060, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO VOLUNTARY CONTRIBUTIONS TO CERTAIN FUNDS AS DESIGNATED ON THE STATE INCOME TAX RETURN, SO AS TO INCLUDE ALL THE TRUST FUNDS THAT MAY BE DESIGNATED; AND TO REPEAL SECTIONS 12-6-5065, 12-6-5070, 12-6-5080, 12-6-5085, AND 12-6-5090 RELATING TO THE GIFT OF LIFE, VETERANS', DARE, LITTER CONTROL, AND LAW ENFORCEMENT ASSISTANCE TRUST FUNDS, RESPECTIVELY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3758 -- Rep. Kirsh: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-54-250, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE'S AUTHORITY TO REQUIRE PAYMENT WITH IMMEDIATELY AVAILABLE FUNDS FOR DEBTS OF AT LEAST TWENTY THOUSAND DOLLARS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT CERTAIN TAX RETURN PREPARERS ARE REQUIRED TO SUBMIT RETURNS AND MAKE PAYMENTS ASSOCIATED WITH THOSE RETURNS BY ELECTRONIC MEANS UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES, OR BY 2D BARCODE OR ANOTHER MEANS UNDER OTHER CIRCUMSTANCES, TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT MUST NOTIFY THE PUBLIC OF THIS REQUIREMENT, TO PROVIDE A DEFINITION FOR THE TERM "TAX RETURN PREPARER", TO ALLOW A TAX RETURN PREPARER TO BE EXEMPTED FROM THE REQUIREMENTS CONTAINED IN THIS PROVISION, AND TO PROVIDE A PENALTY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3759 -- Rep. Kirsh: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-37-2720, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE EXEMPTION FROM PROPERTY TAXES OF MOTOR VEHICLES WHICH ARE PART OF THE INVENTORY HELD FOR SALE BY A LICENSED MOTOR VEHICLE DEALER AND WHICH ARE OPERATED ON THE HIGHWAYS UNDER A DEALER TAG, SO AS TO REQUIRE THAT THESE VEHICLES TO BE EXEMPT ALSO MUST BE USED EXCLUSIVELY FOR DEALER PURPOSES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3760 -- Rep. Kirsh: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-36-110, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE DEFINITION OF "RETAIL SALE" FOR PURPOSES OF THE SALES AND USE TAX, SO AS TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THE MANNER IN WHICH THE SALES TAX OR USE TAX ON BUILDING MATERIALS OF A MANUFACTURER USED IN THE PERFORMANCE OF A CONSTRUCTION CONTRACT MUST BE COMPUTED.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3761 -- Rep. Kirsh: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-36-90, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO GROSS PROCEEDS FOR PURPOSES OF THE SALES AND USE TAX, SO AS TO EXCLUDE AS GROSS PROCEEDS THE FAIR MARKET VALUE OF TANGIBLE PERSONAL PROPERTY USED OR CONSUMED FROM BUSINESS OR STOCK IF THE PROPERTY IS REPLACING A DEFECTIVE PART IN CONNECTION WITH A WARRANTY OR SERVICE CONTRACT AND THE TAX WAS PAID EARLIER ON THE SALE OR RENEWAL OF THE CONTRACT OR THE TAX WAS PAID ON THE SALE OF THE DEFECTIVE PART OR THE PROPERTY IT WAS PART OF; TO AMEND SECTION 12-36-910, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE IMPOSITION OF THE SALES TAX ON TANGIBLE PERSONAL PROPERTY, SO AS TO INCLUDE THE GROSS PROCEEDS ACCRUING FROM THE SALE OR RENEWAL OF A WARRANTY OR SERVICE CONTRACT; AND SECTION 12-36-1310, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO IMPOSITION OF THE USE TAX, SO AS TO APPLY IT TO GROSS PROCEEDS ACCRUING FROM THE SALE OR RENEWAL OF A WARRANTY OR SERVICE CONTRACT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3762 -- Rep. Kirsh: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 30-9-30, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE FILING OF WRITTEN INSTRUMENTS, SO AS TO AUTHORIZE THE PERSON SUBMITTING A DOCUMENT THAT THE REGISTER OF DEEDS HAS REFUSED TO FILE TO COMMENCE SUIT REQUIRING THE CLERK OF COURT OR REGISTER OF DEEDS TO ACCEPT THE DOCUMENT FOR FILING, TO DELETE THE PROVISIONS THAT ESTABLISH A PROCEDURE FOR A PERSON TO HAVE A DOCUMENT ACCEPTED FOR FILING AFTER A SWORN AFFIDAVIT IS SUBMITTED, AND TO PROVIDE A PROCEDURE FOR PREVENTING THE CLERK OF COURT OR REGISTER OF DEEDS FROM REMOVING A DOCUMENT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3763 -- Rep. Kirsh: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 6-32-40, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PROPERTY TAX CREDITS, SO AS TO MAKE A TECHNICAL CHANGE REGARDING THE TAXATION OF CERTAIN ENTITIES PURSUANT TO SUBCHAPTER K OF THE INTERNAL REVENUE CODE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3764 -- Rep. Kirsh: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 23 IN CHAPTER 35 OF TITLE 11 SO AS TO REQUIRE STATE PROCUREMENTS OF TANGIBLE PERSONAL PROPERTY TO BE MADE FROM VENDORS WHO ARE LICENSED BY THE SOUTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE AND WHO AGREE TO REMIT SOUTH CAROLINA SALES AND USE TAX, TO PROVIDE FOR EXCEPTIONS TO THIS REQUIREMENT, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE ENFORCEMENT OF THIS REQUIREMENT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3765 -- Rep. Kirsh: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-54-43, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO CIVIL PENALTIES APPLICABLE TO TAX AND REVENUE LAW, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IF A TAXPAYER ASSERTS A VALUE FOR PROPERTY USED IN, OR OWNED BY, A BUSINESS FOR PROPERTY TAX PURPOSES THAT IS FIFTY PERCENT OR MORE BELOW THE PROPERTY'S PROPERTY TAX VALUE, THERE MUST BE ADDED TO THE TAX AN AMOUNT EQUAL TO FIFTY PERCENT OF THE UNDERPAYMENT WHICH WOULD HAVE RESULTED IF THE VALUE ASSERTED HAD BEEN ACCEPTED.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3766 -- Rep. Kirsh: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 12-58-190 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A REFUND MAY NOT BE DENIED OR DELAYED BECAUSE AN AUDIT FOR ANOTHER TAX OR TAX PERIOD IS PLANNED OR IN PROCESS, AND TO PROVIDE FOR DISCIPLINARY ACTION; AND TO REPEAL SECTION 12-58-170 RELATING TO AN ACTION AGAINST THE STATE FOR VIOLATION OF PROCEDURES PUBLISHED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3767 -- Rep. Kirsh: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-2-75, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO SIGNATORIES TO TAX RETURNS, SO AS TO AUTHORIZE A QUALIFIED TAX PREPARER TO SIGN ELECTRONICALLY; TO AMEND SECTION 12-4-30, RELATING TO COMPOSITION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE, SO AS TO DELETE OUT-DATED LANGUAGE; TO AMEND SECTION 12-4-540, RELATING TO APPRAISAL, ASSESSMENT, AND EQUALIZATION OF TAXABLE VALUES OF CORPORATE PROPERTY, SO AS TO MAKE A GRAMMATICAL CHANGE; TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-50, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO SECTIONS OF THE INTERNAL REVENUE CODE NOT ADOPTED BY SOUTH CAROLINA, SO AS TO ADD A CROSS REFERENCE; TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-1170, RELATING TO INCOME DEDUCTION FROM TAXABLE RETIREMENT INCOME, SO AS TO ADD CLARIFYING LANGUAGE; TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-1720, RELATING TO TAXABLE INCOME REPORTABLE BY A NONRESIDENT, SO AS TO INCLUDE LOTTERY AND BINGO WINNINGS; TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-3360, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE JOB TAX CREDIT, SO AS TO CORRECT A CROSS REFERENCE; TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-3570, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO TAX CREDITS FOR A MOTION PICTURE PRODUCTION COMPANY, SO AS TO CORRECT A CROSS REFERENCE; TO AMEND SECTION 12-10-80, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO JOB DEVELOPMENT CREDITS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE COUNTY DESIGNATION IS EFFECTIVE AS OF THE DATE THE APPLICATION FOR CREDITS IS RECEIVED; TO AMEND SECTION 12-54-55, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO INTEREST ON THE UNDERPAYMENT OF ESTIMATED TAX, SO AS TO INCLUDE SMALL AMOUNT PROVISIONS; TO AMEND SECTION 12-54-70, RELATING TO THE EXTENSION OF TIME FOR FILING TAX RETURNS, SO AS TO CLARIFY A CROSS REFERENCE; TO AMEND SECTION 12-54-110, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE POWER OF THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE TO SUMMON A PERSON, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT AN ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGE HOLD A CONTEMPT HEARING ON FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH A SUMMONS; TO AMEND SECTION 12-60-90, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE ADMINISTRATIVE TAX PROCESS, SO AS TO INCLUDE A MONETARY PENALTY AS A SANCTION AGAINST A PERSON AUTHORIZED TO REPRESENT A TAXPAYER, AND TO CLARIFY THE MEANING OF "FEDERAL TAX OBLIGATIONS"; TO ADD SECTION 12-58-190 SO AS TO PROHIBIT THE DELAY OR DENIAL OF A REFUND BECAUSE OF AN AUDIT; TO REPEAL SECTION 12-58-170, RELATING TO ACTIONS AGAINST THE STATE TO ENFORCE THE TAXPAYERS' BILL OF RIGHTS; TO AMEND SECTION 12-54-43, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO INTEREST DUE ON LATE TAXES, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE VALUE OF BUSINESS PROPERTY; TO AMEND SECTION 6-32-40, RELATING TO PROPERTY TAX CREDITS FOR REVITALIZATION OF A TEXTILE COMMUNITY, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE PASS THROUGH OF THE CREDIT CONSISTENT WITH SUBCHAPTER K RULES; TO AMEND SECTION 30-9-30, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE FILING OF WRITTEN INSTRUMENTS, SO AS TO AUTHORIZE THE PERSON SUBMITTING A DOCUMENT THAT THE REGISTER OF DEEDS HAS REFUSED TO FILE TO COMMENCE SUIT REQUIRING THE CLERK OF COURT OR REGISTER OF DEEDS TO ACCEPT THE DOCUMENT FOR FILING, TO DELETE THE PROVISIONS THAT ESTABLISH A PROCEDURE FOR A PERSON TO HAVE A DOCUMENT ACCEPTED FOR FILING AFTER A SWORN AFFIDAVIT IS SUBMITTED, AND TO PROVIDE A PROCEDURE FOR PREVENTING THE CLERK OF COURT OR REGISTER OF DEEDS FROM REMOVING A DOCUMENT; TO AMEND SECTIONS 12-36-90, 12-36-910, AS AMENDED, AND 12-36-1310, AS AMENDED, ALL RELATING TO THE "GROSS PROCEEDS OF SALE" SUBJECT TO SALES AND USE TAX, ALL SO AS TO EXCLUDE REPLACEMENT PARTS IN A SERVICE CONTRACT OR THE SALE OF A SERVICE CONTRACT; TO AMEND SECTION 12-54-250, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO RULES FOR RETURNS AND PAYMENTS, SO AS TO REQUIRE ELECTRONIC RETURNS OR BARCODES; TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-5060, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DESIGNATION OF VOLUNTARY CONTRIBUTIONS, SO AS TO CONSOLIDATE THE SUBJECT CHARITIES, AND TO REPEAL SECTIONS 12-6-5065, 12-6-5070, 12-6-5080, 12-6-5085, AND 12-6-5090 ALL RELATING TO SPECIFIC CHARITIES; TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-1130, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO COMPUTATION OF TAXABLE INCOME FOR STATE INCOME TAX PURPOSES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A DEDUCTION MUST NOT BE TAKEN BY A RELATED PERSON FOR THE ACCRUAL OF INTEREST OR EXPENSE OR BY THE HOLDER OF AN OBLIGATION FOR INTEREST PAID AS A DIVIDEND EXCEPT AS PROVIDED; TO ADD SECTION 61-2-136 SO AS TO REQUIRE A CURRENTLY LICENSED BEER AND WINE WHOLESALER OR AN ALCOHOLIC LIQUOR WHOLESALER TO NOTIFY THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE IN WRITING WHEN RELOCATING THE BUSINESS TO A NEW LOCATION, TO PRESCRIBE THE DETAILS THAT MUST BE INCLUDED IN THE WRITTEN NOTICE, AND TO DIRECT THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE TO TRANSFER THE PERMIT TO THE NEW PREMISES; TO AMEND SECTION 61-2-100, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO LICENSEES AND PERMITTEES UNDER TITLE 61, BY REQUIRING THAT A WHOLESALE LICENSEE OR PERMITTEE BE A LEGAL RESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES AND LIVING IN THIS STATE FOR THIRTY DAYS AND BY, FURTHER, ALLOWING DENIAL OR REVOCATION OF A LICENSE OR PERMIT RESULTING FROM A MISSTATEMENT OR CONCEALMENT; TO AMEND SECTION 61-2-160, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE PROHIBITION ON ISSUING, RENEWING, OR TRANSFERRING AN ALCOHOL LICENSE OR PERMIT UNTIL IT IS DETERMINED THAT THE APPLICANT DOES NOT OWE THE STATE OR FEDERAL GOVERNMENT DELINQUENT TAXES, SO AS TO DELETE THE REFERENCE TO TAXES OWED TO THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT SO THAT THE PROHIBITION APPLIES ONLY TO THOSE WHO OWE DELINQUENT STATE TAXES; TO AMEND SECTION 61-4-520, RELATING TO CONDITIONS FOR APPLICATIONS, SO AS TO RELATE IT TO RETAIL PERMITS ONLY; TO AMEND SECTION 61-4-525, RELATING TO PROTEST OF DENIAL OF PERMIT, SO AS TO REFER TO A RETAIL BEER AND WINE PERMIT; TO AMEND SECTION 61-6-4310, RELATING TO SALE OF SEIZED ALCOHOLIC LIQUORS, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR SALE SEIZED ITEMS BY THE SOUTH CAROLINA LAW ENFORCEMENT DIVISION; TO AMEND SECTION 61-6-1540, RELATING TO NONALCOHOLIC MERCHANDISE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT WINE WITH A PERCENTAGE OF ALCOHOL IN EXCESS OF SIXTEEN PERCENT MAY BE SOLD ONLY IN A LICENSED LIQUOR STORE OR A SITE PERMITTED FOR ON-PREMISES CONSUMPTION OF ALCOHOLIC LIQUOR; TO AMEND SECTIONS 12-60-510 AND 12-60-1330, BOTH AS AMENDED, RELATING TO CONTESTED CASE HEARINGS AFTER EXHAUSTION OF ADMINISTRATIVE REMEDIES, BOTH SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR A DEFAULT IF THE PROTEST IS NOT TIMELY FILED WITH THE DEPARTMENT; TO REPEAL SECTION 61-6-1520, RELATING TO PRICE DISPLAYS OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES; BY ADDING SECTION 12-37-2890 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE SUSPENSION OF THE DRIVER'S LICENSE AND VEHICLE REGISTRATION OF A PERSON WHO FAILS TO FILE AND PAY A MOTOR CARRIER PROPERTY TAX ON A VEHICLE AND TO PROVIDE THAT SUSPENSION PURSUANT TO THIS PROVISION DOES NOT SUBJECT THE PERSON TO CUSTODIAL ARREST OR THE REQUIREMENT OF PROOF OF FINANCIAL RESPONSIBILITY; TO AMEND SECTION 12-28-310, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO USER FEES ON MOTOR FUELS, SO AS TO SUBSTITUTE THE WORD "TAX" FOR "USER FEE" AND THE PHRASE "TAXABLE MOTOR FUEL" FOR "MOTOR FUEL SUBJECT TO THE USER FEE" AND TO MAKE TECHNICAL CHANGES; TO AMEND SECTION 12-28-330, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PRESUMPTION OF USE OF MOTOR FUELS IN THIS STATE, SO AS TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THE REBUTTABLE PRESUMPTION; TO ADD SECTION 12-54-270 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT AN UNDELIVERABLE TAX REFUND CHECK IS UNCLAIMED PROPERTY PURSUANT TO THE UNIFORM UNCLAIMED PROPERTY ACT; TO AMEND SECTION 12-18-20, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS FOR PURPOSES OF THE UNCLAIMED PROPERTY ACT, SO AS TO INCLUDE AN UNDELIVERABLE TAX REFUND CHECK AS "INTANGIBLE PROPERTY"; TO AMEND SECTION 27-18-140, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO UNCLAIMED INTANGIBLE PROPERTY HELD FOR MORE THAN FIVE YEARS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A MAILED TAX REFUND CHECK THAT IS RETURNED UNDELIVERABLE BY THE UNITED STATES POST OFFICE IS PRESUMED ABANDONED IF UNCLAIMED AFTER THREE MONTHS OF ITS ISSUE; TO AMEND SECTION 27-18-180, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO REPORTING OF UNCLAIMED PROPERTY, SO AS TO EXEMPT THE REPORT OF AN UNDELIVERABLE TAX REFUND CHECK FROM THE PROHIBITION OF CERTAIN DISCLOSURES BY THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE; TO REPEAL SECTION 12-6-5560, RELATING TO RETURNED AND UNCLAIMED TAX REFUND CHECKS; TO AMEND SECTION 12-54-46, RELATING TO THE PENALTY FOR FILING AN EXEMPTION CERTIFICATE CLAIMING AN EXCESSIVE NUMBER OF EXEMPTIONS FOR TAX PURPOSES, SO AS TO DESCRIBE SPECIFIC PROHIBITED ACTS, SET THE PENALTY AT FIVE HUNDRED DOLLARS ANNUALLY, AND PROVIDE FOR AN EXCEPTION FOR A CHANGE IN FAMILY CIRCUMSTANCES UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS; TO AMEND SECTION 12-36-2610, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO A DISCOUNT FOR TIMELY PAYMENT OF THE SALES AND USE TAX, SO AS TO INCLUDE LOCAL SALES AND USE TAX; TO AMEND SECTION 12-36-2110, RELATING TO THE MAXIMUM SALES TAX ON THE SALE OF CERTAIN PROPERTY, SO AS TO EXCLUDE A FIRE SAFETY EDUCATION TRAILER; TO ADD ARTICLE 19 TO CHAPTER 36 OF TITLE 12, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR SALES AND USE TAX IN CONNECTION WITH TELECOMMUNICATIONS SOURCING, INCLUDING DEFINITIONS FOR "BUNDLED TRANSACTION" AND "PREPAID WIRELESS CALLING ARRANGEMENTS"; TO AMEND SECTIONS 12-36-910 AND 12-36-1310, BOTH AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE SALES AND USE TAX, SO AS TO CONFORM THEM TO THE PROVISION FOR SALES AND USE TAX ON TELECOMMUNICATIONS SOURCING; AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE POSTPONEMENT FOR ONE YEAR OF IMPLEMENTATION OF A COUNTYWIDE TAX EQUALIZATION AND REASSESSMENT PROGRAM; TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-3360, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO COUNTY DESIGNATION FOR PURPOSES OF JOBS TAX CREDIT, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR A COUNTY WITH A LARGE JOB LOSS; TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-3365, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE TEN-YEAR CORPORATE INCOME TAX MORATORIUM ALLOWED FOR CREATING AND MAINTAINING AT LEAST ONE HUNDRED FULL-TIME NEW JOBS IN COUNTIES THAT MEET CERTAIN UNEMPLOYMENT OR PER CAPITA INCOME REQUIREMENTS, SO AS TO EXTEND THE MORATORIUM TO A TAXPAYER OTHERWISE ELIGIBLE FOR THE MORATORIUM BUT FOR THE REQUIREMENT THAT AT LEAST NINETY PERCENT OF THE TAXPAYER'S TOTAL INVESTMENT IN THIS STATE MUST BE IN THE MORATORIUM COUNTY AND ALLOW THE MORATORIUM WHEN THAT TAXPAYER CREATES AT LEAST ONE HUNDRED NEW JOBS AND INVESTS AT LEAST ONE HUNDRED FIFTY MILLION DOLLARS IN A MANUFACTURING FACILITY IN A SECOND COUNTY DESIGNATED AS DISTRESSED, LEAST DEVELOPED, OR UNDERDEVELOPED WITH THE NINETY PERCENT OVERALL LIMITATION APPLYING TO INVESTMENT IN ONE OR BOTH OF THESE COUNTIES, TO EXTEND THE MORATORIUM SIMILARLY WHEN THE NUMBER OF JOBS CREATED WOULD ALLOW THE TAXPAYER A FIFTEEN-YEAR MORATORIUM, TO PROVIDE THAT A CHANGE IN BUSINESS FORM DURING THE MORATORIUM PERIOD DOES NOT AFFECT THE MORATORIUM, TO DEFINE "TAXPAYER" TO INCLUDE A GROUP OF AFFILIATED TAXPAYERS, AND TO MAKE CONFORMING AMENDMENTS; TO AMEND SECTION 12-10-85, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE STATE RURAL INFRASTRUCTURE FUND, SO AS TO PROVIDE BENEFITS TO MUNICIPALITIES AS WELL AS COUNTIES; TO AMEND SECTION 12-37-220, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO GENERAL EXEMPTIONS FROM TAXES, SO AS TO INCLUDE CERTAIN PUBLIC BENEFIT CORPORATIONS AND PROPERTY LEASED TO A VOLUNTEER FIRE OR RESCUE SQUAD; TO AMEND SECTION 36-9-501, RELATING TO FILING A FINANCING STATEMENT IN THE APPROPRIATE FILING OFFICE TO PERFECT A SECURITY INTEREST, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR CRIMINAL PENALTIES FOR FILING A FINANCING STATEMENT THAT IS FRAUDULENT OR THAT IS FOR THE PURPOSE OF HINDERING, HARASSING, OR INTERFERING WITH ANOTHER PERSON OR ENTITY, AND TO PROVIDE, FURTHER, FOR A CIVIL CAUSE OF ACTION AGAINST THE FILER; TO AMEND SECTION 36-9-516, RELATING TO EFFECTIVENESS OF A FILING, SO AS TO INCLUDE REJECTION BY THE SECRETARY OF STATE UPON DETERMINATION THAT THE FILING IS FOR A FRAUDULENT OR OTHERWISE IMPROPER PURPOSE, DOES NOT FALL WITHIN THE SCOPE OF CHAPTER 9 FILINGS, OR SHOWS THE SAME PERSON AS DEBTOR AND CREDITOR; TO AMEND SECTION 36-9-518, RELATING TO CORRECTION OF THE WRONGFUL FILING OF A FINANCING STATEMENT, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR CANCELLATION OF A FINANCING STATEMENT FOR FRAUDULENT OR OTHER IMPROPER PURPOSES; TO AMEND SECTION 36-9-520, RELATING TO ACCEPTANCE AND REFUSAL TO ACCEPT A FILING, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE APPEAL OF A SECRETARY OF STATE'S REJECTION OR CANCELLATION OF A WRONGFULLY FILED RECORD; TO AMEND SECTION 12-37-220, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PROPERTY CLASSES EXEMPT FROM TAXES, SO AS TO INCLUDE PROPERTY OWNED BY A PARAPLEGIC OR HEMIPLEGIC WITH CERTAIN DISEASES; BY ADDING SECTION 12-6-3580 AND TO AMEND SECTION 12-10-80, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO JOB DEVELOPMENT CREDITS, BOTH SO AS TO INCLUDE AS A TAX CREDIT FEES FOR PARTICIPATION IN THE SOUTH CAROLINA QUALITY FORUM; TO AMEND SECTIONS 12-44-30, 4-12-30, AND 4-29-67, ALL AS AMENDED, AND ALL RELATING TO SOME FORM OF FEE IN LIEU OF TAXES, SO AS TO INCLUDE A CERTIFIED ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT PROJECT AS A QUALIFIED PROJECT; TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-3360, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO COUNTY DESIGNATIONS FOR THE JOBS TAX CREDIT, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR A COUNTY WHO HAS SUFFERED A LARGE JOB LOSS; BY ADDING SECTION 12-6-3580 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR A REFUNDABLE INCOME TAX CREDIT FOR A RESIDENT MILK PRODUCER; BY ADDING SECTION 12-45-185 SO AS TO ALLOW FOR WAIVER OF A PENALTY FOR LATE PAYMENT OF TAXES UPON PROOF OF TIMELY DELIVERY; AND BY ADDING SECTION 12-6-3575 SO AS TO ALLOW A NONREFUNDABLE CREDIT AGAINST INCOME TAX FOR ONE-HALF THE PREMIUM COSTS FOR HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS AND WITH CERTAIN LIMITATIONS.
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H. 3768 -- Rep. Kirsh: A BILL TO AMEND SECTIONS 12-36-140 AND 12-36-2120, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BOTH RELATING TO THE SALES AND USE TAX, SO AS TO EXEMPT CERTAIN PROMOTIONAL ADVERTISING DISTRIBUTIONS BY CHAMBERS OF COMMERCE AND VISITORS BUREAUS; BY ADDING SECTION 12-28-1400 SO AS TO REQUIRE THE REPORTING THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE REQUIRES BY REGULATION FOR PURPOSES OF THE USER FEE ON MOTOR FUELS AND PROVIDE AN ADDITIONAL CIVIL PENALTY FOR VIOLATORS; BY ADDING SECTION 12-54-123 SO AS TO PROTECT FROM LIABILITY A PERSON WHO SURRENDERS THE PROPERTY OF ANOTHER LEVIED ON BY THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE; BY ADDING CHAPTER 55 TO TITLE 12, ENACTING THE OVERDUE 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; BY ADDING SECTION 61-4-725 SO AS TO ALLOW A LICENSED WINERY TO SELL, DELIVER, AND PERMIT ON-PREMISES CONSUMPTION ON SUNDAYS IN JURISDICTIONS WHERE MINIBOTTLE SALES ARE ALLOWED ON SUNDAYS; TO AMEND SECTION 6-1-320, RELATING TO THE LIMITS ON ANNUAL INCREASES IN LOCAL GOVERNMENT AND SCHOOL DISTRICT PROPERTY TAX MILLAGE, SO AS TO CLARIFY THE METHOD OF CALCULATING THE ALLOWED CONSUMER PRICE INDEX INCREASE IN THE MILLAGE RATE; TO AMEND SECTIONS 12-6-40 AND 12-6-50, BOTH AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS AND CONFORMITY PROVISIONS FOR PURPOSES OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA INCOME TAX ACT, SO AS TO UPDATE THE REFERENCE DATE BY WHICH THIS STATE ADOPTS VARIOUS PROVISIONS OF THE INTERNAL REVENUE CODE OF 1986 AND CLARIFY THOSE PROVISIONS NOT ADOPTED; TO AMEND SECTIONS 12-6-1110 AND 12-6-1130, RELATING TO CALCULATIONS OF INCOME, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR CALCULATIONS WITHOUT SOME OF THE DEDUCTIONS ALLOWED BY THE INTERNAL REVENUE CODE; TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-1140, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DEDUCTIONS FROM SOUTH CAROLINA INDIVIDUAL TAXABLE INCOME FOR PURPOSES OF THE STATE INCOME TAX, SO AS TO DELETE AN OBSOLETE DEDUCTION RELATING TO MEDICAL INSURANCE PREMIUMS; TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-2220, RELATING TO ALLOCATION AND APPORTIONMENT FOR PURPOSES OF THE STATE INCOME TAX, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE ALLOCATION OF DIVIDENDS; TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-3360, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE TARGETED JOBS TAX CREDIT, SO AS TO REVISE THE DEFINITION OF "NEW JOB"; TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-3365, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE CORPORATE INCOME TAX MORATORIUM FOR JOB CREATION, SO AS TO CLARIFY THE APPLICATION OF THE MORATORIUM TO INSURANCE PREMIUM TAXES; TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-3480, RELATING TO TAX CREDITS, SO AS TO FURTHER PROVIDE THE MANNER IN WHICH CREDITS ARE ALLOWED AND MAY BE CLAIMED; TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-4910, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THOSE REQUIRED TO FILE INCOME TAX RETURNS, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THOSE NONRESIDENTS REQUIRED TO FILE IN THIS STATE; TO AMEND SECTIONS 12-6-5020, AS AMENDED, AND 12-6-5030, BOTH RELATING TO THE FILING OF CONSOLIDATED CORPORATE INCOME TAX RETURNS AND COMPOSITE INDIVIDUAL INCOME TAX RETURNS, BOTH SO AS TO REQUIRE THE DETERMINATION OF CREDITS ON A CONSOLIDATED BASIS AND FURTHER PROVIDE FOR COMPOSITE RETURNS; TO AMEND SECTION 12-8-520 RELATING TO STATE INCOME TAX WITHHOLDING, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE WITHHOLDING OF PARTNERSHIP AND SUBCHAPTER "S" CORPORATION INCOME OF NONRESIDENTS; TO AMEND SECTION 12-8-1520, RELATING TO STATE INCOME TAX WITHHOLDING, SO AS TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS FOR WITHHOLDING AGENTS; TO AMEND SECTION 12-10-105, RELATING TO ANNUAL FEES FOR JOB DEVELOPMENT CREDITS FOR PURPOSES OF THE ENTERPRISE ZONE ACT OF 1995, SO AS TO EXTEND THESE FEES TO JOB RETRAINING CREDITS IN EXCESS OF TEN THOUSAND DOLLARS AND PROVIDE FOR THE COLLECTION OF THESE FEES; TO AMEND SECTION 12-20-105, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO TAX CREDITS FOR PURPOSES OF THE CORPORATE LICENSE TAX, SO AS TO CLARIFY THE APPLICATION OF THESE CREDITS; TO AMEND SECTIONS 12-21-1090 AND 12-21-6550, BOTH RELATING TO LICENSE TAXES, BOTH SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE PERMISSIVE PROMULGATION OF REGULATIONS AND FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THE APPLICATIONS REQUIRED PURSUANT TO THE TOURISM INFRASTRUCTURE ADMISSIONS TAX ACT; TO AMEND SECTION 12-28-740, RELATING TO EXEMPTIONS FROM THE MOTOR FUELS USER FEE, SO AS TO DELETE A REFERENCE TO A CREDIT; TO AMEND SECTION 12-28-1730, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PENALTIES FOR PURPOSES OF THE MOTOR FUELS TAX, SO AS TO DELETE A CIVIL PENALTY; TO AMEND SECTION 12-36-530, RELATING TO THE REQUIREMENT FOR THE RETURN OF A RETAIL LICENSE WHEN A BUSINESS CLOSES OR IS SOLD, SO AS TO ELIMINATE THE REQUIREMENT THAT THE TAX IS DUE AT THE TIME OF SALE AND CONSTITUTES A LIEN ON THE PROPERTY IN THE HANDS OF THE PURCHASER; TO AMEND SECTION 12-36-1310, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA SALES AND USE TAX ACT, SO AS TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THE APPLICATION OF SALES TAX TO TELECOMMUNICATIONS SERVICES; TO AMEND SECTION 12-36-2120, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO SALES AND USE TAX EXEMPTIONS, SO AS TO EXEMPT PRESCRIPTIONS AND OVER-THE-COUNTER MEDICINES AND MEDICAL SUPPLIES SOLD TO A FREE CLINIC; TO AMEND SECTION 12-36-2510, RELATING TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA SALES AND USE TAX ACT, SO AS TO PROVIDE FURTHER FOR THE ISSUE OF CERTIFICATES BY THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE FOR DIRECT PAY AND EXEMPTIONS AND PROVIDE FOR MORE EFFICIENT ADMINISTRATION OF SALES TAXES AND SALES TAX EXEMPTIONS; TO AMEND SECTION 12-37-220, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTIONS, SO AS TO DELETE OBSOLETE REFERENCES IN EXISTING EXEMPTIONS; TO AMEND SECTIONS 12-54-42 AND 12-54-43, AS AMENDED, BOTH RELATING TO THE UNIFORM METHOD OF COLLECTION AND ENFORCEMENT OF STATE LEVIED TAXES, BOTH SO AS TO CLARIFY THE APPLICATION OF PENALTIES FOR FAILING TO PROVIDE WITHHOLDING STATEMENTS, AND CLARIFY AND REVISE THE APPLICATION OF CIVIL PENALTIES FOR FILING GROUNDLESS RETURNS OR FOR MISUSE OF A SALES TAX CERTIFICATE; TO AMEND SECTION 12-54-90, RELATING TO THE COLLECTION AND ENFORCEMENT OF STATE TAXES, SO AS TO ALLOW THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE TO REFUSE TO ISSUE A LICENSE TO A TAXPAYER IN VIOLATION; TO AMEND SECTIONS 12-54-210 AND 12-54-240, AS AMENDED, BOTH RELATING TO THE COLLECTION AND ENFORCEMENT OF STATE TAXES, BOTH SO AS TO INCREASE THE PENALTY FOR FAILURE TO KEEP RECORDS, FILE RETURNS, AND COMPLY WITH REGULATIONS, UPDATE REFERENCES RELATING TO THE CONFIDENTIALITY OF RETURNS, AND DELETE AN EXEMPTION TO THE CONFIDENTIALITY REQUIREMENTS FOR RECORDS SUBPOENAED BY A FEDERAL GRAND JURY; TO AMEND SECTION 12-58-185, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE TAXPAYERS' BILL OF RIGHTS, SO AS TO CLARIFY AND EXTEND THE APPLICATION OF HARDSHIP EXTENSIONS TO PAY; TO AMEND SECTIONS 12-60-420 AND 12-60-490, BOTH AS AMENDED, BOTH RELATING TO THE REVENUES PROCEDURE ACT, BOTH SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE APPLICATION OF A DIVISION DECISION OR A DETERMINATION OF DEFICIENCY APPLIES TO LOCAL TAXES ADMINISTERED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE AND REQUIRE THE NOTICE TO PROVIDE THAT FAILURE TO FILE A PROTEST RESULTS IN A DECISION BECOMING FINAL AND TO PROVIDE, FURTHER, FOR SETOFFS AGAINST TAX REFUNDS; TO AMEND SECTION 61-4-747, RELATING TO REGULATION OF WINE, SO AS TO REQUIRE OUT-OF-STATE WINE SHIPPERS TO PAY SALES AND EXCISE TAXES ON WINE SHIPPED TO RESIDENTS OF THIS STATE BY JANUARY TWENTIETH OF EACH YEAR FOR THE PRECEDING YEAR; BY ADDING SECTION 33-14-420 SO AS TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR CLAIMANTS AGAINST FUNDS OF A DISSOLVED CORPORATION; TO PROVIDE THAT THIS ACT IS THE MOST RECENT ACTION OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY RELATING TO ADOPTION OF AND CONFORMITY WITH PROVISIONS OF THE INTERNAL REVENUE CODE; TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-1130, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DEDUCTIONS FROM INCOME TAX, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEDUCTION FOR CHARITABLE CONTRIBUTIONS BE DETERMINED AS IN THE INTERNAL REVENUE CODE; TO AMEND SECTIONS 12-6-3515, RELATING TO CHARITABLE CONTRIBUTIONS FOR CONSERVATION, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DETERMINATION MUST BE LIKE SECTION 170 OF THE INTERNAL REVENUE CODE; TO AMEND SECTION 12-43-232, RELATING TO QUALIFICATION FOR AGRICULTURAL USE FOR PURPOSES OF ASSESSMENT, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PERPETUAL CONSERVATION EASEMENT IS AGRICULTURAL REAL PROPERTY; BY ADDING SECTION 12-6-5590 SO AS TO FURTHER PROVIDE GUIDELINES FOR ALLOWING A DEDUCTION FOR A CHARITABLE CONTRIBUTION; TO AMEND SECTIONS 12-44-30, 4-12-30, AND 4-29-67, ALL RELATING TO A FEE IN LIEU OF TAXES, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR QUALIFICATION OF A CERTIFIED ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT PROJECT; BY ADDING SECTION 12-37-135 SO AS TO ALLOW A COUNTYWIDE BUSINESS REGISTRATION AND FEE; BY ADDING SECTION 12-45-430 AND TO AMEND SECTION 12-37-2650, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO RECEIPTS FOR PAYMENT OF TAXES, BOTH SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A RECEIPT MUST NOT BE ISSUED UNLESS ALL TAXES AND OTHER CHARGES HAVE BEEN PAID; TO AMEND SECTION 12-37-2730, RELATING TO USE OF A TREASURER'S TAX RECEIPT TO OBTAIN A LICENSE PLATE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT BOTH MUNICIPAL AND COUNTY TAXES AND OTHER CHARGES MUST BE PAID BEFORE ISSUANCE OF A RECEIPT WHEN A MUNICIPALITY CONTRACTS WITH THE COUNTY FOR THE COLLECTION OF ITS VEHICLE AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE ISSUANCE OF A SUMMONS BY A CODE ENFORCEMENT OFFICER TO ENFORCE COLLECTION OF VEHICLE PROPERTY TAX AND VEHICLE REGISTRATION LAWS; TO AMEND SECTION 12-43-220, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO QUALIFICATION FOR THE FOUR PERCENT ASSESSMENT RATIO, SO AS TO PROVIDE A FURTHER PROVISION FOR QUALIFICATION; TO AMEND SECTIONS 12-49-950, 12-51-55, AS AMENDED, AND 12-51-130, AS AMENDED, ALL RELATING TO THE SALE OF PROPERTY FOR NONPAYMENT OF TAXES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT ALL UNPAID TAXES, ASSESSMENT, CHARGES, AND ACTUAL COSTS OF THE DELINQUENCY BE INCLUDED IN A BID AND TO PROVIDE THAT AN ASSESSMENT INCLUDES AMOUNTS OWED TO A SPECIAL TAXING DISTRICT; TO AMEND SECTION 12-54-25, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO REFUND OF AN OVERPAYMENT OF TAXES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT NO INTEREST IS DUE IF THE REFUND IS MADE WITHIN SEVENTY-FIVE DAYS; AND TO AMEND SECTION 12-54-240, RELATING TO CONFIDENTIALITY OF TAX RETURN INFORMATION, SO AS TO ALLOW DISCLOSURE TO A STATE OR COUNTY AGENT OF COUNTY CODE AND CERTAIN JOINT FILING INFORMATION; BY ADDING SECTION 12-37-712 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A MARINA PROVIDE ACCESS TO TAXING AUTHORITIES FOR PROPERTY TAX ASSESSMENT; TO PROVIDE FOR A POSTPONEMENT FOR ONE YEAR OF IMPLEMENTATION OF A TAX EQUALIZATION AND REASSESSMENT PROGRAM; TO AMEND SECTION 12-36-2120, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO EXEMPTIONS FROM SALES TAX, SO AS TO ADD TO THE "HOLIDAY" FOR SCHOOL SUPPLIES CERTAIN BEDDING AND BATH LINENS; BY ADDING SECTION 12-45-185 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE WAIVER OF PENALTY FOR LATE TAX PAYMENT UPON PROOF OF TIMELY DELIVERY; AND BY ADDING SECTION 12-6-3575 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR A NONREFUNDABLE CREDIT AGAINST INCOME TAX FOR FIFTY PERCENT OF THE PREMIUM COSTS FOR HEALTH INSURANCE UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS AND WITH CERTAIN LIMITATIONS.
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Proposed Amendment
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Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 3769 -- Reps. Bingham, Ballentine, Clark, Frye, Haley, Huggins, McLeod, Ott, E.H. Pitts and Toole: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE DEEPEST SYMPATHY OF THE MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO THE FAMILY AND MANY FRIENDS OF LOWELL C. "BUTCH" SPIRES, JR., OF LEXINGTON COUNTY UPON HIS DEATH AND TO EXPRESS THE GRATITUDE OF THE CITIZENS OF LEXINGTON COUNTY, THE MIDLANDS REGION, AND THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA FOR HIS MANY CONTRIBUTIONS TO HIS COMMUNITY, COUNTY, AND STATE.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3770 -- Rep. Allen: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND MR. KENNETH BELUE ON HIS SUCCESS AS AN AWARD-WINNING GO-KART RACER AND FOR HIS SUCCESS IN AUTO SHOW COMPETITIONS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3771 -- Reps. Breeland, Agnew, Allen, Altman, Anderson, Anthony, Bailey, Bales, Ballentine, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Brady, Branham, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clark, Clemmons, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Emory, Frye, Funderburk, Govan, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hiott, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kennedy, Kirsh, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Norman, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rhoad, Rice, Rivers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Simrill, Sinclair, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Townsend, Tripp, Umphlett, Vaughn, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Wilkins, Witherspoon and Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE THE CLASS OF 1955 OF ALLEN UNIVERSITY AS IT CELEBRATES ITS FIFTIETH ANNIVERSARY AND TO COMMEND THE MEMBERS OF THIS OUTSTANDING CLASS FOR THEIR CONTRIBUTIONS TO THEIR COMMUNITY, STATE, AND NATION.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3772 -- Reps. Ceips, Limehouse, Whipper, Rivers, Altman, Bales, Battle, Bowers, Breeland, R. Brown, Chalk, Clemmons, Coates, Dantzler, Herbkersman, Jefferson, McGee, Miller, Perry, Scarborough, Umphlett, Viers and Young: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 1-1-710 SO AS TO DESIGNATE THE MARSH TACKY AS THE OFFICIAL STATE HORSE OF SOUTH CAROLINA.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3773 -- Reps. Vick, W.D. Smith, Littlejohn, Agnew, Ballentine, Haley, Lucas, Ott, Hardwick, Witherspoon, Cobb-Hunter and Anderson: 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 GOLD, SILVER, AND PLATINUM BULLION, COINS, AND CURRENCY AND TO REQUIRE THE RETAILER TO MAINTAIN PROPER DOCUMENTATION AS REQUIRED BY THE SOUTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE FOR EACH EXEMPT SALE.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
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3rd Reading
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Recalled
Request for Debate

H. 3774 -- Rep. Rutherford: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 38-53-80, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO LICENSES FOR BAIL BONDSMEN AND RUNNERS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT LICENSED BAIL BONDSMEN AND RUNNERS MUST BE ISSUED IDENTIFICATION CARDS WHICH THEY MUST POSSESS WHEN THEY PERFORM THEIR DUTIES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3775 -- Reps. Harrison, Wilkins, Cato, W.D. Smith, Merrill and Ott: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 15-38-15 SO AS TO PROVIDE IN AN ACTION TO RECOVER DAMAGES RESULTING FROM PERSONAL INJURY, WRONGFUL DEATH, DAMAGE TO PROPERTY, OR TO RECOVER DAMAGES FOR ECONOMIC LOSS OR NONECONOMIC LOSS, JOINT AND SEVERAL LIABILITY DOES NOT APPLY TO A DEFENDANT WHO IS LESS THAN FIFTY PERCENT AT FAULT; TO PROVIDE FOR APPORTIONMENT OF PERCENTAGES OF FAULT AMONG DEFENDANTS; AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION DO NOT APPLY TO A DEFENDANT WHOSE CONDUCT IS WILFUL, WANTON, RECKLESS, GROSSLY NEGLIGENT, INTENTIONAL, OR CONDUCT INVOLVING THE ILLEGAL OR ILLICIT USE, SALE, OR POSSESSION OF ALCOHOL OR DRUGS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3776 -- Reps. Harvin, G.M. Smith, Agnew, Allen, Altman, Anderson, Anthony, Bailey, Bales, Ballentine, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clark, Clemmons, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Emory, Frye, Funderburk, Govan, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hiott, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kennedy, Kirsh, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Norman, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rhoad, Rice, Rivers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Simrill, Sinclair, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Townsend, Tripp, Umphlett, Vaughn, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Wilkins, Witherspoon and Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION COMMENDING AND CONGRATULATING RAYMOND RICHBURG ON HIS RECENT APPOINTMENT TO CHIEF OF THE BUREAU OF PROTECTIVE SERVICES AND WISHING HIM CONTINUED SUCCESS IN THE FUTURE AS HE LEADS THIS VITAL LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3777 -- Reps. Ceips, Loftis, Breeland, Scott, Whipper, Hosey, Vaughn, Anthony, Battle, Chalk, Clyburn, Dantzler, Hardwick, Harvin, Herbkersman, J. Hines, Howard, Jefferson, Kirsh, Lee, Martin, McCraw, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, Perry, M.A. Pitts, Rivers, Scarborough, Simrill, Toole, Umphlett, Mahaffey and Bailey: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 16-17-605 SO AS TO DEFINE THE TERMS "GEOCACHE", "GEOCACHING", AND "LETTERBOXING", TO PROVIDE THAT IT IS UNLAWFUL TO ENGAGE IN GEOCACHING OR LETTERBOXING IN CEMETERIES, ARCHEOLOGICAL SITES, OR ON THE HISTORIC PROPERTIES OF THE STATE, AND TO PROVIDE A PENALTY.
Introduced and Committed
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Request for Debate

H. 3778 -- Reps. Harrison, Wilkins, Cato, W.D. Smith, Merrill, Jennings, J.E. Smith and Chellis: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 15-32-220, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO LIMITATIONS ON NONECONOMIC DAMAGES IN MEDICAL MALPRACTICE ACTIONS AGAINST A HEALTH CARE PROVIDER, SO AS TO INCLUDE HEALTH CARE INSTITUTIONS; TO REDESIGNATE SECTION 38-79-155 AS SECTION 38-75-775; AND TO AMEND SECTION 38-75-775, RELATING TO MEDICAL MALPRACTICE INSURANCE COVERAGE, SO AS TO CLARIFY THE PROVISIONS OF THE SECTION APPLY TO PROPERTY AND CASUALTY INSURANCE CARRIERS ISSUING MEDICAL MALPRACTICE POLICIES OF INSURANCE, TO CLARIFY THE QUALIFIED APPLICANT MUST ALSO COMPLY WITH THE PROVISIONS OF CHAPTER 75, TITLE 38, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE PROVISIONS OF THE SECTION DO NOT MANDATE THAT AN INSURANCE COMPANY MUST WRITE MEDICAL MALPRACTICE COVERAGE.
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Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 3779 -- Rep. Herbkersman: A BILL TO AMEND SECTIONS 6-33-30 AND 31-6-30, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS FOR PURPOSES OF THE TAX INCREMENT FINANCING ACT FOR COUNTIES AND THE TAX INCREMENT FINANCING LAW, SO AS TO REVISE THE DEFINITIONS OF "BLIGHTED AREA" AND "CONSERVATION AREA" TO INCLUDE THE PRESENCE OF OR POTENTIAL ENVIRONMENTAL HAZARD, LACK OF STORM DRAINAGE, AND INADEQUATE TRANSPORTATION INFRASTRUCTURE AND TO PROVIDE THAT A CONSERVATION AREA MAY INCLUDE VACANT LAND, AND TO REPEAL CHAPTER 7 OF TITLE 31, RELATING TO AN UNNECESSARY DUPLICATIVE ENACTMENT OF THE TAX INCREMENT FINANCING ACT FOR COUNTIES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3780 -- Reps. Rice, Owens, Hardwick, Hiott and Ott: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 48-1-87, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE AQUATIC LIFE PROTECTION ACT, SO AS TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THE MANNER IN WHICH AND CONDITIONS UNDER WHICH THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL MAY IMPOSE NPDES PERMIT LIMITATIONS FOR TOXICITY IF A DISCHARGE HAS THE REASONABLE POTENTIAL TO CAUSE OR CONTRIBUTE TO A VIOLATION OF WATER QUALITY STANDARDS, AND TO AMEND ACT 258 OF 2004, ALSO RELATING TO THE AQUATIC LIFE PROTECTION ACT, SO AS TO PROVIDE THE CIRCUMSTANCES WHEN THE PROVISIONS OF THIS ACT DO NOT APPLY, AS STAYED, OR MAY BE ADMINISTRATIVELY MODIFIED.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3781 -- Rep. Harrison: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 1, TITLE 40, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PROFESSIONS AND OCCUPATIONS, SO AS TO UPDATE CERTAIN LANGUAGE IN THE CHAPTER, TO DEFINE CERTAIN ADDITIONAL TERMS, TO PROVIDE FOR THE RENEWAL OF A PRACTICE AUTHORIZATION, TO CHANGE THE PROGRAMS ADMINISTERED BY THE DIVISION OF PROFESSIONAL AND OCCUPATIONAL LICENSING, TO PROVIDE THAT BOARDS ADMINISTERED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING AND REGULATION MUST INCLUDE TWO OR MORE PUBLIC MEMBERS AND PROVIDE THE RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF PUBLIC MEMBERS, TO PROVIDE THAT THE PERSONNEL THAT THE DIRECTOR OF THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING AND REGULATION EMPLOYS ARE SUBJECT TO CERTAIN LAWS AND THAT THE DIRECTOR SHALL ENTER INTO CONTRACTS TO PROVIDE AUTHORIZED SERVICES, TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT MAY PROMULGATE CERTAIN REGULATIONS, TO PROVIDE FOR THE COMPENSATION OF BOARD MEMBERS, TO PROVIDE FEES FOR PROGRAMS AND PROVIDE FOR THE ADJUSTMENT AND ANALYSIS OF THE FEES, TO PROVIDE FOR THE ISSUANCE OF A PRACTICE AUTHORIZATION, TO PROVIDE THE RECORDS THAT THE DEPARTMENT MUST KEEP, TO PROVIDE FOR THE SUSPENSION OF A PRACTICE AUTHORIZATION, TO PROVIDE THAT BOARD MEMBERS ARE APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR, SERVE AT THE PLEASURE OF THE GOVERNOR, AND MAY NOT SERVE AS AN OFFICER OR A DIRECTOR OF AN ASSOCIATION WHOSE MEMBERS ARE REGULATED BY THE BOARD ON WHICH THE MEMBER SERVES, TO PROVIDE THAT A BOARD MAY ELECT OFFICERS AND ADOPT PROCEDURES, TO PROVIDE THE DUTIES OF THE CHAIRMAN OF A BOARD, TO PROVIDE FOR ATTENDANCE OF BOARD MEMBERS, TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THE POWERS AND DUTIES OF REGULATORY BOARDS, TO PROVIDE FOR THE DISCIPLINARY PROCEEDINGS OF A BOARD, TO FURTHER PROVIDE REMEDIES OF A BOARD OR THE DEPARTMENT, TO REQUIRE A CRIMINAL HISTORY BACKGROUND CHECK FOR AN APPLICANT FOR A PRACTICE AUTHORIZATION AND IN AN INVESTIGATION OR A DISCIPLINARY PROCEEDING, TO PROVIDE HOW A PERSON AUTHORIZED TO PRACTICE MAY RELINQUISH THAT AUTHORIZATION WHEN UNDER INVESTIGATION FOR A VIOLATION, TO PROVIDE FOR COLLECTION AND DEPOSIT OF CERTAIN FEES COLLECTED, AND TO PROVIDE FOR CONFIDENTIALITY OF CERTAIN MATTERS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3782 -- Rep. Hayes: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 49-29-230, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO CERTAIN SCENIC RIVER DESIGNATIONS, SO AS TO DESIGNATE A PORTION OF THE LITTLE PEE DEE RIVER AS A SCENIC RIVER.
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H. 3783 -- Reps. Phillips and Wilkins: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO FIX WEDNESDAY, APRIL 27, 2005, IMMEDIATELY BEFORE THE FOLK HERITAGE AWARDS, AS THE DATE FOR THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES AND THE SENATE TO MEET IN JOINT SESSION IN THE HALL OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES FOR THE PURPOSE OF ELECTING MEMBERS OF THE BOARDS OF TRUSTEES OF THE CITADEL, COASTAL CAROLINA UNIVERSITY, SOUTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY, WIL LOU GRAY OPPORTUNITY SCHOOL, AND WINTHROP UNIVERSITY TO SUCCEED THOSE MEMBERS WHOSE TERMS EXPIRE IN 2005, 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.
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Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3784 -- Rep. White: A BILL TO AMEND ARTICLES 1 AND 3, CHAPTER 47 OF TITLE 4O, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE PRACTICE OF PHYSICIANS, SURGEONS, AND OSTEOPATHS, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE COMPOSITION OF THE STATE BOARD OF MEDICAL EXAMINERS AND PROVIDE FOR ITS POWERS AND DUTIES; PROVIDE FOR THE MEDICAL DISCIPLINARY COMMISSION, ITS COMPOSITION, POWERS, AND DUTIES; DEFINE CERTAIN TERMS; PROVIDE THAT OSTEOPATHIC PHYSICIANS AND SURGEONS HAVE THE SAME RIGHTS AND PRIVILEGES AS PHYSICIANS AND SURGEONS OF OTHER SCHOOLS OF MEDICINE WITH RESPECT TO CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES; PROVIDE THE RESTRICTIONS ON PRACTICING MEDICINE AND PROVIDE FOR LICENSED AND UNLICENSED PERSONS; PROVIDE REQUIREMENTS FOR LIMITED AND TEMPORARY LICENSES; PROVIDE REQUIREMENTS FOR PERMANENT LICENSES AND EXAMINATIONS AN APPLICANT SHALL PASS; PROVIDE BOARD DISCRETION TO ISSUE A PERMANENT LICENSE TO CERTAIN THIRD YEAR RESIDENTS; PROVIDE REQUIREMENTS FOR AN ACADEMIC LICENSE; PROVIDE REQUIREMENTS FOR A SPECIAL VOLUNTEER LICENSE; PROVIDE FOR A LICENSE REGULATING THE PRACTICE OF AN EXPERT MEDICAL WITNESS; PROVIDE CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECKS OF NEW APPLICANTS AND LICENSEES UNDER INVESTIGATION OR IN DISCIPLINARY PROCEEDINGS; PROVIDE FOR CONTINUED PROFESSIONAL COMPETENCY OF PHYSICIANS HOLDING PERMANENT LICENSES AND RENEWAL, REINSTATEMENT, AND REACTIVATION OF CERTAIN PERMANENT LICENSES; PROVIDE THE RENEWAL PROCESS FOR CERTAIN LICENSES; PROVIDE THAT A LICENSEE SHALL NOTIFY THE BOARD REGARDING CERTAIN CHANGES AND REGARDING AN ADVERSE DISCIPLINARY ACTION AND PROVIDE EXCEPTIONS; PROVIDE THE PROCEDURE FOR REACTIVATION OF AN INACTIVE LICENSE; PROVIDE THE PROCEDURE FOR LATE RENEWAL OF A LICENSE; PROVIDE THE PROCEDURE FOR REINSTATEMENT OF A LICENSE AFTER SUSPENSION; PROVIDE THAT THE ADMINISTRATIVE LAW COURT SHALL REVIEW CERTAIN ACTIONS OF THE BOARD UPON PETITION OF THE APPLICANT OR LICENSEE; PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING AND REGULATION SHALL PROVIDE CERTAIN OPERATIONS AND ACTIVITIES TO THE BOARD; PROVIDE FOR THE FEES THE BOARD SHALL CHARGE; PROVIDE FOR RECORD KEEPING OF THE ADMINISTRATOR AND THE BOARD; PROVIDE THAT PRACTITIONERS SHALL CONDUCT THEMSELVES ACCORDING TO THE CODE OF ETHICS ADOPTED BY THE BOARD; PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT SHALL INVESTIGATE COMPLAINTS AND VIOLATIONS; THE PRESIDING OFFICER OF THE BOARD MAY ADMINISTER OATHS WHEN TAKING TESTIMONY UPON MATTERS PERTAINING TO THE BUSINESS OR DUTIES OF THE BOARD; PROVIDE THAT RESTRAINING ORDERS AND CEASE AND DESIST ORDERS MAY BE ISSUED PURSUANT TO CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES; PROVIDE ADDITIONAL GROUNDS FOR DISCIPLINARY ACTION AND DEFINE WHEN A LICENSEE HAS COMMITTED MISCONDUCT; PROVIDE FOR A LICENSEE WHO HAS BEEN ADJUDGED MENTALLY ILL; PROVIDE THE PROCEDURE FOR HOW THE BOARD SHALL REVOKE, SUSPEND, OR RESTRICT A LICENSE OF LIMIT OR DISCIPLINE A LICENSEE WITH THE RIGHT OF REVIEW BY THE ADMINISTRATIVE LAW COURT; PROVIDE THE PROCEDURE FOR WHEN A PERSON HAS ENGAGED IN CONDUCT WHICH SUBVERTS OR ATTEMPTS TO SUBVERT THE SECURITY OR INTEGRITY OF THE LICENSING EXAMINATION PROCESS; PROVIDE FOR DISCIPLINARY PROCEEDINGS WHEN A LICENSEE COMMITS ACTS OR OMISSIONS CAUSING THE DENIAL, CANCELLATION, REVOCATION, SUSPENSION, OR RESTRICTION OF A LICENSE TO PRACTICE IN ANOTHER STATE; PROVIDE THAT IF A LICENSEE ATTENDS A PATIENT WHILE UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF ALCOHOL OR DRUGS HE IS GUILTY OF A MISDEMEANOR; PROVIDE THAT IT IS UNPROFESSIONAL CONDUCT FOR A LICENSEE TO PRESCRIBE DRUGS TO AN INDIVIDUAL WITHOUT FIRST ESTABLISHING A PROPER PHYSICIAN-PATIENT RELATIONSHIP; PROVIDE FOR SUSPENSION OF REVOCATION OF A LICENSE PURSUANT TO CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES; PROVIDE FOR A PROFESSIONAL COMPETENCY, MENTAL, OR PHYSICAL EXAMINATION AND THE CONFIDENTIALITY OF THE EXAMINATION; PROVIDE THE JURISDICTION OF THE BOARD; PROVIDE FOR THE PROCEDURE FOR AN INITIAL COMPLAINT AND AN INVESTIGATION REGARDING PROFESSIONAL MISCONDUCT; PROVIDE FOR WHEN A FORMAL COMPLAINT MUST BE ISSUED, WHEN THERE MUST BE A FORMAL HEARING, THE REPORTING AND NOTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS, THE REVIEW BY THE BOARD, ACTIONS THE BOARD MAY TAKE UPON FINAL REVIEW, AND THE PROCEDURE FOR SERVICE OF NOTICE; PROVIDE FOR WHEN DISCOVERY MAY BE PERMITTED; PROVIDE THE ACTIONS A BOARD MAY TAKE UPON THE DETERMINATION THAT GROUNDS FOR DISCIPLINARY ACTION EXIST AND THE MANNER OF AND PROCEDURE FOR DISCIPLINING THE PERSON COMMITTING THE MISCONDUCT; PROVIDE THAT THE PERSON MAY HAVE TO PAY A FINE AND THE COSTS OF THE DISCIPLINARY ACTION; PROVIDE THAT A PERSON WHOSE LICENSE HAS BEEN PERMANENTLY REVOKED MUST NOT BE READMITTED TO PRACTICE IN THIS STATE; PROVIDE THAT A LICENSEE MAY RELINQUISH AN AUTHORIZATION TO PRACTICE INSTEAD OF FURTHER DISCIPLINARY PROCEEDINGS SUBJECT TO CERTAIN CONDITIONS; PROVIDE FOR FINAL ORDERS OF THE BOARD; PROVIDE THAT DISCIPLINARY ACTIONS ARE SUBJECT TO THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT; PROVIDE THAT THE BOARD MAY DENY LICENSURE ON THE SAME GROUNDS FOR WHICH THE BOARD MAY TAKE DISCIPLINARY ACTION AGAINST THE PERSON PROVIDE THAT THE BOARD MAY DENY A LICENSE BASED ON A PERSON'S CRIMINAL RECORD PURSUANT TO CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES; PROVIDE THAT A PERSON MAY NOT PRACTICE UNTIL FINAL ACTION IN THE DISCIPLINARY MATTER IF HE VOLUNTARILY SURRENDERS HIS AUTHORIZATION TO PRACTICE WHILE UNDER INVESTIGATION OF A VIOLATION; FINAL DECISION BY THE BOARD MAY BE REVIEWED BY THE ADMINISTRATIVE LAW COURT; PROVIDE THAT A PERSON FOUND IN VIOLATION MAY BE REQUIRED TO PAY COSTS SUBJECT TO COLLECTION AND ENFORCEMENT PROVISIONS; PROVIDE FOR THE CONFIDENTIALITY OF INFORMATION RELATED TO PROCEEDINGS AND CERTAIN COMMUNICATIONS UNTIL FILED; PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT SHALL PROVIDE WRITTEN ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF EACH INITIAL COMPLAINT AND NOTIFY THE COMPLAINANT OF THE OUTCOME; PROVIDE A PROCEDURE FOR BREACH OF CONFIDENTIALITY; PROVIDE WHEN A LICENSEE MAY SUPERVISE ANOTHER PRACTITIONER AND THE RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE SUPERVISING PHYSICIAN; PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR UNLAWFUL PRACTICE OF MEDICINE; AND PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT, IN ADDITION TO INSTITUTING A CRIMINAL PROCEEDING, MAY INSTITUTE A CIVIL ACTION THROUGH THE ADMINISTRATIVE LAW COURT FOR INJUNCTIVE RELIEF AGAINST A PERSON OR ENTITY FOR CERTAIN VIOLATIONS AND PROVIDE A PENALTY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3785 -- Reps. Haley, E.H. Pitts, Huggins, Clark, Frye, Toole, Bingham and Ballentine: 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 LANCE CORPORAL JOSHUA TORRENCE, OF LEXINGTON COUNTY, AND TO EXTEND THE DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO HIS FAMILY AND MANY FRIENDS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3786 -- Reps. Duncan, Taylor and M.A. Pitts: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION NAME THE INTERSECTION OF UNITED STATES HIGHWAY 76 AND BARNES ROAD/TEMPLETON ROAD IN LAURENS COUNTY THE "JAMES E. 'BUBBA' NORRIS MEMORIAL INTERSECTION" AND TO ERECT APPROPRIATE MARKERS OR SIGNS AT THIS INTERSECTION THAT CONTAIN THE WORDS "JAMES E. 'BUBBA' NORRIS MEMORIAL INTERSECTION".
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3787 -- Reps. Taylor, M.A. Pitts and Duncan: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION NAME THE PORTION OF SOUTH CAROLINA HIGHWAY 101 FROM ITS INTERSECTION WITH SOUTH CAROLINA HIGHWAY 14 TO ITS INTERSECTION WITH INTERSTATE HIGHWAY 385 IN LAURENS COUNTY THE "CHARLES M. CULBERTSON MEMORIAL HIGHWAY" AND ERECT APPROPRIATE MARKERS OR SIGNS ALONG THIS PORTION OF HIGHWAY THAT CONTAIN THE WORDS "CHARLES M. CULBERTSON MEMORIAL HIGHWAY".
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3788 -- Rep. Skelton: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 44-53-271 SO AS TO REQUIRE THAT OVER THE COUNTER DRUGS CONTAINING PSEUDOEPHEDRINE MUST BE DISPENSED BY A LICENSED PHARMACIST OR A LICENSED PHARMACY TECHNICIAN AND TO PROVIDE A PROCEDURE FOR THE SALE OF THESE DRUGS; BY ADDING SECTION 44-53-272 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IT IS UNLAWFUL TO POSSESS A DRUG PRODUCT CONTAINING EPHEDRINE, PSEUDOEPHEDRINE, OR PHENYLPROPANOLAMINE WITH THE INTENT TO USE THE DRUG PRODUCT AS A PRECURSOR TO THE MANUFACTURE OF METHAMPHETAMINE OR ANOTHER ILLEGAL CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE, TO PROVIDE A PENALTY, AND TO PROVIDE EXCEPTIONS; AND TO AMEND SECTION 44-53-270, RELATING TO SCHEDULE V CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES, SO AS TO INCLUDE ANY COMPOUND, MIXTURE, OR PREPARATION CONTAINING ANY DETECTABLE QUANTITY OF PSEUDOEPHEDRINE EXCEPT THOSE SOLD IN LIQUID, LIQUID CAPSULE, OR GEL CAPSULE FORM IF PSEUDOEPHEDRINE IS NOT THE ONLY ACTIVE INGREDIENT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3789 -- Reps. M.A. Pitts, Taylor and Duncan: A BILL TO AMEND ACT 779 OF 1988, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO ELECTION OF LAURENS COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT BOARDS OF TRUSTEES, SO AS TO SET THE ELECTIONS AT THE TIME OF THE GENERAL ELECTION AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE TERMS OF TRUSTEES WHOSE TERMS EXPIRE PRIOR TO THE ELECTION OF NEW TRUSTEES ARE EXTENDED UNTIL THEIR SUCCESSORS ARE ELECTED AND TAKE OFFICE.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings

H. 3790 -- Reps. M.A. Pitts, Taylor and Duncan: A BILL TO AMEND ACT 778 OF 1988, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE CREATION OF THE REGISTRATION AND ELECTIONS COMMISSION FOR LAURENS COUNTY, SO AS TO INCREASE THE COMMISSION FROM NINE TO ELEVEN MEMBERS AND STAGGER TERMS OF THE NEW MEMBERS.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings

H. 3791 -- Reps. Cobb-Hunter, Cotty and J.H. Neal: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-20-90 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT ALL PUBLIC MONIES DISTRIBUTED TO SCHOOLS IN THIS STATE MUST BE DISTRIBUTED PURSUANT TO THE EDUCATION FINANCE ACT FUNDING FORMULA AND TO HOLD HARMLESS A SCHOOL DISTRICT FOR LOSING FUNDING; AND TO AMEND SECTION 59-20-40, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE DETERMINATION OF ANNUAL ALLOCATIONS FOR STUDENTS UNDER THE EDUCATION FINANCE ACT, SO AS TO PROVIDE AN ADDITIONAL WEIGHTING FOR STUDENTS WHOSE FAMILIES ARE BELOW THE POVERTY LEVEL.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3792 -- Rep. Funderburk: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 16-13-380, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE THEFT OF ELECTRIC CURRENT; AND TO AMEND SECTION 16-13-385, RELATING TO ALTERING, TAMPERING WITH, OR BYPASSING ELECTRIC, GAS, OR WATER METERS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IN ADDITION TO THE CRIMINAL PENALTIES FOR THESE VIOLATIONS, A PERSON VIOLATING THE PROVISIONS OF THESE SECTIONS SHALL ALSO BE LIABLE TO THE ELECTRIC, GAS, OR WATER SUPPLIER IN AN AMOUNT EQUAL TO TRIPLE THE LOSSES OR DAMAGES SUSTAINED BY THE SUPPLIER AS A RESULT OF THE VIOLATION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3793 -- Rep. Bowers: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 1-11-730, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PERSONS ELIGIBLE TO PARTICIPATE IN THE STATE HEALTH AND DENTAL INSURANCE PLANS, SO AS TO ALLOW A SOIL AND WATER CONSERVATION DISTRICT COMMISSIONER TO PARTICIPATE IN THE PLAN BY PAYING THE FULL PREMIUM COSTS AS DETERMINED BY THE STATE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3794 -- Reps. Harrell, Wilkins, Cotty, J.E. Smith, Leach, Clark, Skelton, Chellis, Davenport, Haley, Harvin, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Barfield, Battle, Brady, G. Brown, Cato, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Delleney, Edge, Harrison, Hayes, Hinson, Jennings, Kennedy, Kirsh, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lucas, Mack, McCraw, McGee, Merrill, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Perry, Rice, Simrill, G.R. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Stewart, Taylor, Thompson, Umphlett, Vaughn, White, Witherspoon, Young, Scarborough, Bailey and Hagood: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 17, TITLE 13 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA RESEARCH AUTHORITY, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE SOUTH CAROLINA RESEARCH DIVISION AND THE SOUTH CAROLINA RESEARCH INNOVATION CENTERS AS TWO DIVISIONS OF THE AUTHORITY, TO CHANGE THE COMPOSITION OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE AUTHORITY AND TO PROVIDE ITS DUTIES, TO PROVIDE FOR AN EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES, TO PROVIDE FOR A BUSINESS AND SCIENCE ADVISORY BOARD TO BE APPOINTED BY THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES, TO PROVIDE DUTIES OF THE ADVISORY BOARD, TO PROVIDE THAT THE SOUTH CAROLINA RESEARCH DIVISION SHALL OPERATE EXISTING RESEARCH PARKS IN COOPERATION WITH CLEMSON UNIVERSITY, THE MEDICAL UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA, AND THE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA AT COLUMBIA, TO PROVIDE THAT THE AUTHORITY MAY ESTABLISH AND OPERATE ADDITIONAL FACILITIES, TO PROVIDE FOR CONFIDENTIALITY OF INFORMATION RELATING TO A PROSPECTIVE INDUSTRY CONSIDERING A RESEARCH PARK, TO PROVIDE THAT THE SOUTH CAROLINA RESEARCH INNOVATION CENTERS SHALL ESTABLISH THREE RESEARCH INNOVATION CENTERS ASSOCIATED WITH THE THREE RESEARCH UNIVERSITIES, TO PROVIDE THE OBJECTIVES OF THE CENTERS, TO PROVIDE FOR RESEARCH INNOVATION CENTER DIRECTORS AND STAFF FOR EACH RESEARCH INNOVATION CENTER, TO PROVIDE FOR THE FUNDING OF THE CENTERS, TO PROVIDE FOR FINANCING OF THE COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH THE PHYSICAL SPACE FOR THE INNOVATION CENTERS, AND TO PROVIDE POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA RESEARCH INNOVATION CENTERS; AND TO DELETE PARAGRAPH 72.107 OF PART IB OF AN ACT OF 2005 BEARING THE RATIFICATION NUMBER R.73.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled

H. 3795 -- Reps. Rutherford, Scott, Hosey, Govan, Cobb-Hunter, Hamilton, Loftis, E.H. Pitts and G.R. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 44-95-25 SO AS TO PROHIBIT SMOKING IN A RESTAURANT AND TO PROVIDE A PENALTY FOR VIOLATION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3796 -- Reps. Cato, Huggins and Ballentine: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 60, TITLE 40, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE LICENSURE AND REGULATION OF REAL ESTATE APPRAISERS, SO AS TO CONFORM THIS CHAPTER TO THE STATUTORY ORGANIZATIONAL FRAMEWORK ESTABLISHED FOR PROFESSIONAL AND OCCUPATIONAL BOARDS IN CHAPTER 1, TITLE 40 UNDER THE ADMINISTRATION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING AND REGULATION AND TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THE LICENSURE AND REGULATION OF REAL ESTATE APPRAISERS, INCLUDING AMONG OTHER THINGS, REVISIONS OF THE CLASSROOM OR COURSE HOURS REQUIRED TO QUALIFY FOR THE DESIGNATED LEVELS OF APPRAISAL PERMITS, LICENSURE, AND CERTIFICATION.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Point of Order

H. 3797 -- Reps. Chalk and Ceips: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE HILTON HEAD PREPARATORY SCHOOL "LADY DOLPHINS" BASKETBALL TEAM, COACH ROBERT SULEK, AND OTHER SCHOOL OFFICIALS AT A DATE AND TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF CONGRATULATING AND HONORING THE TEAM ON THEIR VICTORY IN THE FINALS OF THE 2005 SOUTH CAROLINA INDEPENDENT SCHOOL ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION CLASS AAA STATE TOURNAMENT.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3798 -- Reps. Chalk and Ceips: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE THE HILTON HEAD PREPARATORY SCHOOL "LADY DOLPHINS" BASKETBALL TEAM OF BEAUFORT COUNTY ON THE SOUTH CAROLINA STATE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION CLASS AAA CHAMPIONSHIP, AND HONOR THE PLAYERS AND COACH ROBERT SULEK.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3799 -- Rep. Cooper: A JOINT RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING STATE AGENCIES TO ESTABLISH A SPECIAL ACCOUNT TO FUND THE AGENCY'S NONRECURRING IMPLEMENTATION EXPENSES OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA ENTERPRISE INFORMATION SYSTEM (SCEIS), PROVIDE FOR THE ADMINISTRATION AND MONITORING OF THESE ACCOUNTS, TO PROVIDE THOSE AGENCIES EXEMPT FROM SCEIS IMPLEMENTATION, TO PROVIDE OVERSIGHT FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION PROCESS, TO PROVIDE FOR THE COSTS AND SCHEDULE FOR IMPLEMENTATION, AND TO PROVIDE FOR STATUS REPORTING.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 3800 -- Rep. Tripp: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 13, TITLE 8, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 8-13-1375 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IT IS UNLAWFUL FOR LABOR ORGANIZATIONS TO MAKE CONTRIBUTIONS TO OR EXPENDITURES ON BEHALF OF POLITICAL CANDIDATES OR COMMITTEES FROM UNION DUES AND TO PROVIDE THAT ALL CONTRIBUTIONS OR EXPENDITURES MUST BE MADE FROM A SEPARATE FUND DERIVED FROM VOLUNTARY CONTRIBUTIONS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3801 -- Rep. Tripp: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING CHAPTER 8 TO TITLE 41 SO AS TO ENACT THE "WORKER'S RIGHT TO KNOW ACT", TO PROVIDE MEMBERS OF LABOR ORGANIZATIONS EMPLOYED BY PUBLIC AGENCIES WITH INFORMATION CONCERNING MEMBERSHIP IN LABOR ORGANIZATIONS THROUGH COMPREHENSIVE DISCLOSURE OF LABOR ORGANIZATION FINANCES AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE PROTECTION OF A WORKER'S FREEDOM OF SPEECH, ASSEMBLY, AND OTHER RIGHTS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3802 -- Rep. Howard: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 17-23-70 SO AS TO PERMIT THE COURT TO ALLOW A PERSON CHARGED WITH A VIOLENT OFFENSE TO PARTICIPATE IN HIS TRIAL THROUGH THE USE OF TWO-WAY CLOSED CIRCUIT TELEVISION UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES AND TO PROVIDE A PROCEDURE FOR THE USE OF THE TWO-WAY CLOSED CIRCUIT TELEVISION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3803 -- Reps. Edge and Wilkins: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 15, CHAPTER 53, TITLE 44 SO AS TO ENACT THE SOUTH CAROLINA PRESCRIPTION MONITORING ACT AUTHORIZING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL, BUREAU OF DRUG CONTROL TO ESTABLISH A PROGRAM TO MONITOR THE PRESCRIBING AND DISPENSING OF SCHEDULE II-V CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES AND TO PROVIDE THE MANNER AND PROCEDURES UNDER WHICH DISPENSERS ARE TO PROVIDE SUCH INFORMATION, TO PROVIDE FOR THE USE AND CONFIDENTIALITY OF THIS INFORMATION, AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended

H. 3804 -- Rep. Kirsh: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 61-2-136 SO AS TO REQUIRE A CURRENTLY LICENSED BEER AND WINE WHOLESALER OR AN ALCOHOLIC LIQUOR WHOLESALER TO NOTIFY THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE IN WRITING WHEN RELOCATING THE BUSINESS TO A NEW LOCATION, TO PRESCRIBE THE DETAILS THAT MUST BE INCLUDED IN THE WRITTEN NOTICE, AND TO DIRECT THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE TO TRANSFER THE PERMIT TO THE NEW PREMISES; TO AMEND SECTION 61-2-100, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO LICENSEES AND PERMITTEES UNDER TITLE 61, BY REQUIRING THAT A WHOLESALE LICENSEE OR PERMITTEE BE A LEGAL RESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES AND LIVING IN THIS STATE FOR THIRTY DAYS AND BY, FURTHER, ALLOWING DENIAL OR REVOCATION OF A LICENSE OR PERMIT RESULTING FROM A MISSTATEMENT OR CONCEALMENT; TO AMEND SECTION 61-2-160, RELATING TO THE PROHIBITION ON ISSUING, RENEWING, OR TRANSFERRING AN ALCOHOL LICENSE OR PERMIT UNTIL IT IS DETERMINED THAT THE APPLICANT DOES NOT OWE THE STATE OR FEDERAL GOVERNMENT DELINQUENT TAXES, SO AS TO DELETE THE REFERENCE TO TAXES OWED TO THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT SO THAT THE PROHIBITION APPLIES ONLY TO THOSE WHO OWE DELINQUENT STATE TAXES; TO AMEND SECTION 61-4-10, RELATING TO DEFINITION OF NONALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES, SO AS TO RAISE THE MAXIMUM PERCENTAGE FROM FIVE TO FOURTEEN PERCENT; TO AMEND SECTION 61-4-520, RELATING TO CONDITIONS FOR APPLICATIONS, SO AS TO RELATE IT TO RETAIL PERMITS ONLY; TO AMEND SECTION 61-4-525, RELATING TO PROTEST OF DENIAL OF PERMIT, SO AS TO REFER TO A RETAIL BEER AND WINE PERMIT; TO AMEND SECTION 61-6-4310, RELATING TO SALE OF SEIZED ALCOHOLIC LIQUORS, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR SALE SEIZED ITEMS BY THE SOUTH CAROLINA LAW ENFORCEMENT DIVISION; TO AMEND SECTION 61-6-1540, RELATING TO NONALCOHOLIC MERCHANDISE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT WINE WITH A PERCENTAGE OF ALCOHOL IN EXCESS OF SIXTEEN PERCENT MAY BE SOLD ONLY IN A LICENSED LIQUOR STORE OR A SITE PERMITTED FOR ON-PREMISES CONSUMPTION OF ALCOHOLIC LIQUOR; TO AMEND SECTIONS 12-60-510 AND 12-60-1330, BOTH AS AMENDED, AND BOTH RELATING TO CONTESTED CASE HEARINGS AFTER EXHAUSTION OF ADMINISTRATIVE REMEDIES, BOTH SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR A DEFAULT IF THE PROTEST IS NOT TIMELY FILED WITH THE DEPARTMENT; AND TO REPEAL SECTION 61-6-1520, RELATING TO PRICE DISPLAYS OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3805 -- Reps. Kirsh and Clark: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 12-37-2890 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE SUSPENSION OF THE DRIVER'S LICENSE AND VEHICLE REGISTRATION OF A PERSON WHO FAILS TO FILE AND PAY A MOTOR CARRIER PROPERTY TAX ON A VEHICLE AND TO PROVIDE THAT SUSPENSION PURSUANT TO THIS PROVISION DOES NOT SUBJECT THE PERSON TO CUSTODIAL ARREST OR THE REQUIREMENT OF PROOF OF FINANCIAL RESPONSIBILITY.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3806 -- Rep. Kirsh: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-28-310, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO USER FEES ON MOTOR FUELS, SO AS TO SUBSTITUTE THE WORD "TAX" FOR "USER FEE" AND THE PHRASE "TAXABLE MOTOR FUEL" FOR "MOTOR FUEL SUBJECT TO THE USER FEE" AND TO MAKE TECHNICAL CHANGES; AND TO AMEND SECTION 12-28-330, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PRESUMPTION OF USE OF MOTOR FUELS IN THIS STATE, SO AS TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THE REBUTTABLE PRESUMPTION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3807 -- Reps. Kirsh and Clark: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 12-54-270 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT AN UNDELIVERABLE TAX REFUND CHECK IS UNCLAIMED PROPERTY PURSUANT TO THE UNIFORM UNCLAIMED PROPERTY ACT; TO AMEND SECTION 12-18-20, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS FOR PURPOSES OF THE UNCLAIMED PROPERTY ACT, SO AS TO INCLUDE AN UNDELIVERABLE TAX REFUND CHECK AS "INTANGIBLE PROPERTY"; TO AMEND SECTION 27-18-140, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO UNCLAIMED INTANGIBLE PROPERTY HELD FOR MORE THAN FIVE YEARS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A MAILED TAX REFUND CHECK THAT IS RETURNED UNDELIVERABLE BY THE UNITED STATES POST OFFICE IS PRESUMED ABANDONED IF UNCLAIMED AFTER THREE MONTHS OF ITS ISSUE; TO AMEND SECTION 27-18-180, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO REPORTING OF UNCLAIMED PROPERTY, SO AS TO EXEMPT THE REPORT OF AN UNDELIVERABLE TAX REFUND CHECK FROM THE PROHIBITION OF CERTAIN DISCLOSURES BY THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE; AND TO REPEAL SECTION 12-6-5560, RELATING TO RETURNED AND UNCLAIMED TAX REFUND CHECKS.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3808 -- Reps. Ballentine, Bales, Brady, J. Brown, Cotty, Harrison, Howard, J.H. Neal, Rutherford, Scott, J.E. Smith, Agnew, Allen, Altman, Anderson, Anthony, Bailey, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Branham, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clark, Clemmons, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Emory, Frye, Funderburk, Govan, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hiott, Hosey, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kennedy, Kirsh, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Norman, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rhoad, Rice, Rivers, Sandifer, Scarborough, Simrill, Sinclair, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Townsend, Tripp, Umphlett, Vaughn, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Wilkins, Witherspoon and Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND AND CONGRATULATE RICHLAND COUNTY SHERIFF LEON LOTT ON BEING NAMED "SHERIFF OF THE YEAR" FOR 2004 BY THE SOUTH CAROLINA SHERIFFS' ASSOCIATION AND TO WISH HIM CONTINUED SUCCESS IN THE FUTURE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3809 -- Rep. G. Brown: 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 LOVING MOTHER, EDUCATOR, AND COMMUNITY LEADER, MARY LILLIES WILLIAMS RILEY GRANT OF BISHOPVILLE ON FEBRUARY 2, 2005, AND TO EXTEND DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO HER FAMILY AND MANY FRIENDS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3810 -- Reps. White, Martin, Agnew, Cooper, Thompson and Townsend: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO EXTEND A WARM WELCOME AND BEST WISHES FOR A SUCCESSFUL VISIT TO OUR FRIENDS FROM THE WESTERN ISLES OF SCOTLAND AS THEY VISIT THEIR SISTER CITY, THE TOWN OF PENDLETON.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3811 -- Rep. Wilkins: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE STUDENTS, STAFF, AND SPONSORS OF TEENPACT ON FRIDAY, APRIL 22, AND ON FRIDAY, APRIL 29, 2005, FROM 1:45 P.M. UNTIL 4:00 P.M., FOR THE PURPOSE OF HONORING TEENPACT STUDENTS DURING THEIR GRADUATION.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3812 -- Rep. Weeks: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 24-21-440, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE MAXIMUM PERIOD A PERSON MAY SERVE A PROBATIONARY SENTENCE OR HAVE HIS SENTENCE SUSPENDED, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE MAXIMUM PERIOD MAY BE TOLLED WHEN THE PERSON HAS VIOLATED THE CONDITIONS OF HIS PROBATION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3813 -- Rep. Harrell: A BILL TO AMEND TITLE 9, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING CHAPTER 10 SO AS TO ESTABLISH UNDER THE ADMINISTRATION OF THE RETIREMENT DIVISION OF THE STATE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD THE NATIONAL GUARD RETIREMENT SYSTEM FORMERLY ADMINISTERED BY THE ADJUTANT GENERAL AND PROVIDE FOR THE ADMINISTRATION OF AND ASSET INVESTMENT OF THE NATIONAL GUARD RETIREMENT SYSTEM IN THE MANNER THAT OTHER STATE RETIREMENT SYSTEMS ARE ADMINISTERED AND THEIR ASSETS INVESTED; TO AMEND SECTION 9-1-310, RELATING TO PAYING THE ADMINISTRATIVE COSTS OF THE VARIOUS STATE RETIREMENT SYSTEMS, SO AS TO INCLUDE THE NATIONAL GUARD RETIREMENT SYSTEM FOR PURPOSES OF ADMINISTRATIVE COSTS; TO AMEND SECTION 9-21-20, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS FOR PURPOSES OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA RETIREMENT SYSTEMS CLAIMS PROCEDURES ACT, SO AS TO MAKE CONFORMING AMENDMENTS WITH RESPECT TO THE NATIONAL GUARD RETIREMENT SYSTEM AND TO INCLUDE THE OPTIONAL RETIREMENT PROGRAM IN APPROPRIATE DEFINITIONS; TO AMEND SECTION 9-16-10, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS FOR PURPOSES OF MANAGING AND INVESTING THE FUNDS OF THE VARIOUS STATE RETIREMENT SYSTEMS, SO AS TO INCLUDE THE NATIONAL GUARD RETIREMENT SYSTEM IN THE APPROPRIATE DEFINITION; AND TO REPEAL ARTICLE 23, CHAPTER 1, TITLE 25 OF THE 1976 CODE RELATING TO NATIONAL GUARD PENSIONS UNDER THE ADMINISTRATION OF THE ADJUTANT GENERAL.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 3814 -- Rep. Tripp: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND THE SUE CLEVELAND ELEMENTARY SCHOOL CHOIR OF PIEDMONT, SOUTH CAROLINA AND ITS DIRECTOR, MS. ROBIN K. IRVIN, ON THEIR EXUBERANT AND OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCE OF "THE STAR-SPANGLED BANNER" AND "FREEDOM IS COMING" AT THE STATEHOUSE ON MARCH. 30, 2005, TO COMMEMORATE "NATIONAL MUSIC MONTH" IN THE SCHOOLS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3815 -- Reps. Witherspoon, Frye and J. Hines: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 48-34-50, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO LIABILITY FOR DAMAGES, INJURY, OR LOSS CAUSED BY PRESCRIBED FIRE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT GROSS NEGLIGENCE RATHER THAN NEGLIGENCE MUST BE PROVEN BEFORE A PROPERTY OWNER OR LESSEE OR HIS AGENT OR EMPLOYEE CONDUCTING A PRESCRIBED BURN IS LIABLE FOR DAMAGES, INJURY, OR LOSS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3816 -- Reps. W.D. Smith and Clark: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ENACTING THE "SOUTH CAROLINA PARENTAL INVOLVEMENT AND RESPONSIBILITIES ACT OF 2005"; BY ADDING SECTION 59-63-205 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT EACH SCHOOL DISTRICT SHALL ADOPT A STUDENT DISCIPLINE POLICY AND TO DEFINE CERTAIN TERMS; BY ADDING SECTION 59-28-230 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IF A PARENT FAILS TO ATTEND A SCHOOL'S THIRD REQUEST FOR A CONFERENCE TO DISCUSS THE CHILD'S ACADEMIC PROGRESS OR VIOLATION OF SCHOOL RULES, THE DISTRICT SUPERINTENDENT, UPON CERTAIN CONDITIONS, MAY FILE WITH THE MAGISTRATE A COMPLAINT AND MOTION TO COMPEL THE PRESENCE OF THE PARENT, TO PROVIDE PENALTIES, AND TO DEFINE CERTAIN TERMS; BY ADDING SECTION 59-28-240 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT AN EMPLOYER IS ENCOURAGED TO GRANT AN EMPLOYEE LEAVE FROM WORK TO ATTEND, OBSERVE, OR PARTICIPATE IN SCHOOL CONFERENCES RELATED TO THE EMPLOYEE'S CHILDREN PURSUANT TO CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES; BY ADDING SECTION 59-28-250 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION SHALL DEVELOP IN-SERVICE TRAINING PROGRAMS FOR APPROPRIATE SCHOOL PERSONNEL WHO WORK WITH STUDENTS AT RISK OF FAILURE AND THEIR PARENTS; TO AMEND SECTION 59-26-20, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DUTIES OF STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION AND COMMISSION ON HIGHER EDUCATION, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION AND COMMISSION ON HIGHER EDUCATION SHALL ADOPT PROGRAM APPROVAL STANDARDS SO THAT STUDENTS PURSUING A COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY PROGRAM IN INSTRUCTIONAL OR ADMINISTRATIVE PERSONNEL SHALL COMPLETE TRAINING IN WORKING WITH STUDENTS AT RISK OF FAILURE AND THEIR PARENTS; BY ADDING ARTICLE 6, CHAPTER 65, TITLE 59 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION SHALL ESTABLISH PROCEDURES TO ALLOW A STUDENT TO ENROLL IN ALTERNATIVE OR ADULT EDUCATION PROGRAMS TO PREVENT FURTHER TRUANCY, TO PROVIDE THAT EACH SCHOOL DISTRICT BOARD OF TRUSTEES AND EACH SCHOOL SHALL ADOPT AN ATTENDANCE POLICY, TO PROVIDE THAT A SCHOOL DISTRICT SHALL IMPLEMENT IN EACH SCHOOL AN ATTENDANCE PLAN MODELED AFTER ITS POLICY, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF PARENT RESPONSIBILITY PROGRAMS TO ADDRESS NONATTENDANCE PROBLEMS; TO AMEND SECTION 59-65-20, RELATING TO PENALTIES FOR FAILURE TO ENROLL A CHILD IN SCHOOL, SO AS TO INCREASE THE FINE FROM NOT MORE THAN FIFTY DOLLARS TO NOT MORE THAN FIVE HUNDRED DOLLARS; TO AMEND SECTION 59-65-50, RELATING TO NONATTENDANCE REPORTED TO THE COURT, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A SCHOOL DISTRICT SHALL NOTIFY STUDENTS AND PARENTS OR GUARDIANS OF STATE ATTENDANCE LAWS AND PENALTIES, TO PROVIDE FOR TRANSFER OF DOCUMENTS AND PLANS IF THE STUDENT TRANSFERS, AND TO PROVIDE FOR REFERRAL OF THE CASE TO THE SOLICITOR, UPON CERTAIN CONDITIONS, WHEN THE CHILD HAS TEN OR MORE UNLAWFUL ABSENCES; TO AMEND SECTION 59-65-60, RELATING TO THE COURT'S PROCEDURE UPON RECEIPT OF THE REPORT OF NONATTENDANCE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT FURTHER ACCUMULATION AFTER TEN UNLAWFUL ABSENCES MUST BE TOLLED UNTIL THE FAMILY COURT HEARING; TO PROVIDE THE TIMELINE AND PROCEDURE FOR REPORTING THE ABSENCES TO THE SOLICITOR, FILING THE COMPLAINT, SERVING THE COMPLAINT, AND HOLDING THE HEARING; TO PROVIDE FOR AN ATTENDANCE ORDER AND A REVISION OF THE INTERVENTION PLAN; TO PROVIDE THAT A PARENT OR GUARDIAN WHO FAILS TO COMPLY WITH THE ATTENDANCE ORDER IS GUILTY OF CONTEMPT WITH CERTAIN EXCEPTIONS AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES; TO PROVIDE WHEN THE COURT MAY DECLARE A CHILD A TRUANT, ADJUDICATE A CHILD AS A STATUS OFFENDER, AND SUBJECT A CHILD TO APPROPRIATE PROVISIONS OF LAW; AND TO PROVIDE FOR OPTIONS WHEN A CHILD IS FOUND TO BE A CHRONIC TRUANT; BY ADDING SECTION 14-1-245 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE CHIEF JUDGE FOR ADMINISTRATIVE PURPOSES IN EACH CIRCUIT SHALL SCHEDULE SUFFICIENT TIME FOR A JUDGE IN A FAMILY COURT TO HEAR TRUANCY CASES; TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-176, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO CONDITIONS FOR ISSUANCE OF A CONDITIONAL DRIVER'S LICENSE AND A SPECIAL RESTRICTED DRIVER'S LICENSE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IF A STUDENT FAILS TO MEET THE EXPULSION REQUIREMENTS, THE SCHOOL DISTRICT SHALL NOTIFY THE DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES, WHO MAY SUSPEND THE STUDENT'S DRIVER'S LICENSE; AND TO REPEAL SECTION 59-65-70 RELATING TO WHEN A COURT MAY DECLARE A CHILD DELINQUENT.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3817 -- Judiciary Committee: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 10-1-168 SO AS TO AUTHORIZE AN OBJECT CONTAINING THE WORDS OF THE TEN COMMANDMENTS TO BE DISPLAYED ON REAL PROPERTY OWNED BY THE STATE ALONG WITH OTHER DOCUMENTS OF HISTORICAL SIGNIFICANCE THAT HAVE FORMED AND INFLUENCED THE UNITED STATES LEGAL OR GOVERNMENTAL SYSTEM.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Other proceedings
Point of Order
Request for Debate

H. 3818 -- Rep. Bowers: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO PROVIDE THAT THE SEASON FOR THE COMMERCIAL FISHING FOR SHAD IN THE COMBAHEE RIVER AND ITS TRIBUTARIES AND DISTRIBUTARIES AS PRESCRIBED IN SECTION 50-5-1506, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, FOR THE YEAR 2005 ONLY EXPIRES ON APRIL 30, 2005, RATHER THAN MARCH. 31, 2005.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3819 -- Rep. Scott: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 1-11-730, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PERSONS ELIGIBLE TO PARTICIPATE IN STATE INSURANCE PLANS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER EMPLOYED BY AN ENTITY WHOSE EMPLOYEES ARE ELIGIBLE FOR STATE INSURANCE PLANS WHO IS PERMANENTLY DISABLED IN THE LINE OF DUTY AND WHOSE EMPLOYMENT IS TERMINATED AS A RESULT OF THE DISABILITY IS ELIGIBLE FOR STATE HEALTH AND DENTAL INSURANCE PLANS AND STATE-PAID PREMIUMS.
Introduced and Committed
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recalled

H. 3820 -- Reps. Rhoad, Govan, Ott and Cobb-Hunter: A HOUSE RESOLUTION CONGRATULATING THE HUNTER-KINARD-TYLER LADY TROJANS BASKETBALL TEAM ON WINNING THE 2005 CLASS A STATE CHAMPIONSHIP, THE FIRST IN SCHOOL HISTORY, AND HONORING THE PLAYERS, COACH TONIA YOUNG, AND ASSISTANT COACH ELLA JONES ON THEIR IMPRESSIVE UNDEFEATED 25-0 SEASON.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3821 -- Reps. Rhoad, Govan, Ott and Cobb-Hunter: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE HUNTER-KINARD-TYLER BOYS "TROJANS" BASKETBALL TEAM, HEAD COACH ARIC SAMUELS, AND OTHER SCHOOL OFFICIALS AT A DATE AND TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF CONGRATULATING AND HONORING THE TEAM ON WINNING THE 2005 CLASS A STATE CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3822 -- Reps. Rhoad, Govan, Ott and Cobb-Hunter: A HOUSE RESOLUTION CONGRATULATING THE HUNTER-KINARD-TYLER BOYS "TROJANS" BASKETBALL TEAM ON WINNING THE 2005 CLASS A STATE CHAMPIONSHIP IN A VERY IMPRESSIVE FASHION, BREAKING THE SCORING RECORD IN A CHAMPIONSHIP GAME WITH ONE HUNDRED POINTS, AND HONORING THE PLAYERS, HEAD COACH ARIC SAMUELS, AND ASSISTANT COACH KEVIN WRIGHT ON THEIR IMPRESSIVE 23-4 SEASON.
Introduced and Adopted.

H. 3823 -- Reps. Rhoad, Govan, Ott and Cobb-Hunter: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE HUNTER-KINARD-TYLER HIGH SCHOOL "TROJANS" AND "LADY TROJANS" BASKETBALL TEAMS, HEAD COACHES ARIC SAMUELS AND TONIA YOUNG, AND OTHER SCHOOL OFFICIALS AT A TIME AND DATE TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF CONGRATULATING AND HONORING THE TEAMS ON THEIR 2005 CLASS A STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3824 -- Reps. Emory, J.M. Neal and Lucas: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE INDIAN LAND HIGH SCHOOL "LADY WARRIORS" VOLLEYBALL AND SOFTBALL TEAMS, HEAD COACHES TAMARA JACOBUS AND MONICA BARFIELD, AND OTHER SCHOOL OFFICIALS AT A TIME AND DATE TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF CONGRATULATING AND HONORING THE TEAMS ON THEIR 2004 CLASS A STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3825 -- Reps. Emory, J.M. Neal and Lucas: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION HONORING THE INDIAN LAND HIGH SCHOOL "LADY WARRIORS" VOLLEYBALL TEAM OF LANCASTER COUNTY ON WINNING THE 2004 CLASS A STATE CHAMPIONSHIP AND CONGRATULATING THE TEAM ON THEIR IMPRESSIVE 16-1 SEASON.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3826 -- Reps. Jennings, Agnew, Allen, Altman, Anderson, Anthony, Bailey, Bales, Ballentine, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clark, Clemmons, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Emory, Frye, Funderburk, Govan, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hiott, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Kennedy, Kirsh, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Norman, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rhoad, Rice, Rivers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Simrill, Sinclair, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Townsend, Tripp, Umphlett, Vaughn, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Wilkins, Witherspoon and Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO INVITE THE WINNERS OF THE 2005 JEAN LANEY HARRIS FOLK HERITAGE AWARDS AND THE MEMBERS OF THE 2005 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 27, 2005, AT 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 2005 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. 3827 -- Reps. Loftis, Edge, R. Brown, Frye, Sandifer, W.D. Smith, Vick, Witherspoon, Davenport, Perry, Mahaffey, Miller and Clemmons: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 48-39-210, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE AUTHORITY OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL TO PERMIT OR DENY ALTERATION OR UTILIZATION WITHIN AREAS DESIGNATED AS CRITICAL AREAS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A CRITICAL AREA LINE ESTABLISHED BY THE DEPARTMENT ON A SURVEY MEETING CERTAIN REQUIREMENTS EXPIRES AFTER FIVE YEARS, RATHER THAN THREE YEARS; TO PROVIDE AN EXCEPTION TO THE FIVE-YEAR CRITICAL AREA LINE VALIDITY FOR ERODING COASTAL SALTWATER STREAM BANKS WHERE THE LINE IS EXPECTED TO MOVE DUE TO THE MEANDERING OF THE STREAM BEFORE THE FIVE YEAR EXPIRATION PERIOD; AND TO DELETE THE PROVISION THAT A CRITICAL AREA DELINEATION REFERENCED IN A PERMIT ISSUED BY THE DEPARTMENT IS VALID FOR THE TERM OF THE PERMIT.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 3828 -- Reps. Loftis, R. Brown, Davenport, Frye, Hardwick, Leach, Perry, Sandifer, W.D. Smith, Vick and Witherspoon: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 48-1-95 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PERMIT PROMULGATED PURSUANT TO 33 CODE OF FEDERAL REGULATIONS PART 330 ADOPTED OR APPROVED BY THE CHARLESTON DISTRICT OF THE UNITED STATES ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS IS DEEMED TO COMPLY WITH THE APPLICABLE COASTAL ZONE MANAGEMENT CRITERIA AND THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL MAY NOT IMPOSE ANY ADDITIONAL CONDITIONS ON SUCH PERMIT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3829 -- Reps. Altman and Hagood: 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, 2009, 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

H. 3830 -- Reps. Dantzler and Scarborough: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 47-3-420, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO METHODS OF EUTHANIZING ANIMALS, SO AS TO REMOVE BARBITURIC ACID DERIVATIVES FROM THE AUTHORIZED LIST OF METHODS FOR SUCH EUTHANASIA AND TO INCLUDE SCHEDULE II AND III CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE EUTHANASIA AGENTS, TO CONFORM PROVISIONS FOR THIS SECTION TO THESE REVISIONS, AND TO CLARIFY PROCEDURES FOR OBTAINING AUTHORIZATION TO USE THESE CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3831 -- Reps. Talley and Harrison: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 7-7-910, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PLACES WHERE ELECTORS ARE REGISTERED AND VOTE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IN AN EMERGENCY SITUATION ELECTORS MAY VOTE IN A LOCATION OR AT A POLLING PLACE NOT WITHIN THE PRECINCT WHERE THE ELECTOR IS REGISTERED TO VOTE, AND TO PROVIDE CONDITIONS WHEN AN ALTERNATE POLLING PLACE MAY BE DESIGNATED.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3832 -- Reps. J.E. Smith, Cotty, Scott, Haskins, Cato, Davenport, Altman, Anthony, Battle, Brady, Branham, Breeland, J. Brown, R. Brown, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Dantzler, Edge, Funderburk, Hagood, Harrison, Hayes, J. Hines, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kirsh, Lee, Limehouse, Martin, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, J.M. Neal, Ott, Parks, Perry, Pinson, Rivers, D.C. Smith, Thompson, Townsend, Vick, Weeks and Witherspoon: A BILL TO ENACT THE "LEWIS BLACKMAN HOSPITAL PATIENT SAFETY ACT" BY ADDING ARTICLE 27, CHAPTER 7, TITLE 44, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, SO AS TO REQUIRE ALL HOSPITAL CLINICAL STAFF AND TRAINEES TO WEAR BADGES CONTAINING CERTAIN IDENTIFYING INFORMATION; TO REQUIRE CERTAIN INFORMATION TO BE PROVIDED BY HOSPITALS TO PATIENTS PRIOR TO OR ON ADMISSION CONCERNING THE PATIENT'S HOSPITAL CARE, INCLUDING, AMONG OTHER THINGS, THE GENERAL ROLE OF MEDICAL STUDENTS, INTERNS, AND RESIDENT PHYSICIANS IN PATIENT CARE, THAT THE PATIENT'S ATTENDING PHYSICIAN IS THE DOCTOR RESPONSIBLE FOR THE PATIENT'S CARE, THAT THE PATIENT'S ATTENDING PHYSICIAN MAY CHANGE, AND WHETHER ANY RESIDENT PHYSICIAN OR MEDICAL STUDENTS MAY BE PARTICIPATING IN THE PATIENT'S CARE, INCLUDING PARTICIPATING IN SURGERY; REQUIRING NURSES TO PLACE A CALL FOR OR TO ASSIST PATIENTS IN CALLING THEIR ATTENDING PHYSICIANS; REQUIRING HOSPITALS TO PROVIDE A MECHANISM THAT IS AVAILABLE AT ALL TIMES, WHEREBY PATIENTS CAN ACCESS PROMPT ASSISTANCE FOR RESOLUTION OF THE PATIENT'S PERSONAL MEDICAL CARE CONCERNS; TO PROVIDE THAT THIS ARTICLE DOES NOT APPLY TO HOSPITALS OWNED OR OPERATED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF MENTAL HEALTH AND DOES NOT CREATE A CIVIL CAUSE OF ACTION; AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL SHALL ADMINISTER AND ENFORCE THIS ARTICLE.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 3833 -- Rep. White: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 13-7-10 AND SECTIONS 13-7-40 AND 13-7-45, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO REGULATION OF IONIZING AND NONIONIZING RADIATION AND THE LICENSURE AND REGULATION OF USERS OF SUCH RADIATION, SO AS TO DELETE REFERENCES TO NONIONIZING RADIATION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3834 -- Rep. Thompson: A BILL TO PROVIDE THAT THE DUTIES, FUNCTIONS, AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF ALL HEARING OFFICERS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES ARE DEVOLVED UPON THE ADMINISTRATIVE LAW COURT EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2005, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THESE HEARING OFFICERS AND THEIR DIRECT SUPPORT STAFF, TOGETHER WITH THE APPROPRIATIONS RELATING TO THESE EMPLOYEES, ARE TRANSFERRED TO THE ADMINISTRATIVE LAW COURT ON JULY 1, 2005.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3835 -- Reps. Walker and Sinclair: A BILL TO AMEND ACT 1105 OF 1956, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE CREATION OF THE STARTEX-JACKSON-WELLFORD-DUNCAN WATER DISTRICT IN SPARTANBURG COUNTY, SO AS TO AUTHORIZE THAT ONE COMMISSIONER OF THE DISTRICT MAY RESIDE IN THE SERVICE AREA OF THE DISTRICT.
Introduced
Committed
Debate Adjourned
Other proceedings

H. 3836 -- Reps. Emory, J.M. Neal and Lucas: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION CONGRATULATING THE INDIAN LAND HIGH SCHOOL "LADY WARRIORS" SOFTBALL TEAM OF LANCASTER COUNTY ON WINNING THEIR FIFTH STRAIGHT CLASS A STATE CHAMPIONSHIP AND COMMENDING THE HARD WORK AND DEDICATION OF THE TEAM AND HEAD COACH MONICA BARFIELD.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3837 -- Reps. J.R. Smith, D.C. Smith, Lee, Stewart, Bowers, Davenport, Allen, Altman, Bailey, J. Brown, Cato, Chalk, Clemmons, Cobb-Hunter, Hamilton, J. Hines, Hosey, Kirsh, Leach, Loftis, Lucas, McCraw, Miller, Ott, Parks, Rice, F.N. Smith, G.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Tripp, Vaughn and Young: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-39-250, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO CORRECTION OF PROPERTY TAX ASSESSMENTS AND ADJUSTMENTS IN VALUATION TO REFLECT FIRE DAMAGE, SO AS TO EXTEND THE VALUATION ADJUSTMENT REQUIRED FOR FIRE DAMAGE TO DAMAGE CAUSED BY ANOTHER CATASTROPHE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3838 -- Reps. J.R. Smith, D.C. Smith, Stewart and Chellis: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 7-15-315 SO AS TO AUTHORIZE A QUALIFIED ELECTOR TO CAST A BALLOT DURING A PERIOD BEGINNING TEN DAYS BEFORE A GENERAL ELECTION WITHOUT QUALIFICATION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3839 -- Reps. Loftis, Vaughn, Haskins, Davenport, Bailey, Bales, Cooper, Dantzler, Duncan, Frye, Hamilton, Leach and J.R. Smith: A JOINT RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE TO REVISE ITS SCHEDULE OF STATE AND COUNTYWIDE REAL PROPERTY ASSESSMENT AND EQUALIZATION PROGRAM SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT ALL REAL PROPERTY IS APPRAISED AND EQUALIZED IN PROGRAMS CONDUCTED SIMULTANEOUSLY AND THE VALUES DETERMINED IN THESE PROGRAMS IMPLEMENTED SIMULTANEOUSLY ACCORDING TO THE SCHEDULE PROVIDED BY LAW AND TO POSTPONE ANY APPRAISAL AND EQUALIZATION PROGRAM SCHEDULED OR UNDERWAY IN A COUNTY UNTIL THE YEAR OF THE FIRST STATEWIDE ASSESSMENT AND EQUALIZATION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3840 -- Reps. Sandifer and Cato: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 58-9-200 SO AS TO DEFINE THE TERMS "COMMUNICATIONS SERVICE PROVIDER" AND "COMMUNICATIONS SERVICE" FOR PURPOSES OF SECTIONS 58-9-295 AND 58-9-297, ADDED BELOW; BY ADDING SECTION 58-9-295 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT NO COMMUNICATIONS SERVICE PROVIDER OR A PARENT COMPANY, SUBSIDIARY, OR AFFILIATE OF A COMMUNICATIONS SERVICE PROVIDER SHALL ENTER INTO ANY CONTRACT OR AGREEMENT THAT REQUIRES A PERSON OR ENTITY TO RESTRICT OR LIMIT THE ABILITY OF ANY OTHER COMMUNICATIONS SERVICE PROVIDER FROM OBTAINING EASEMENTS OR RIGHTS-OF-WAY FOR THE INSTALLATION OF FACILITIES OR EQUIPMENT TO PROVIDE COMMUNICATIONS SERVICES IN THIS STATE, OR THAT OFFERS OR GRANTS INCENTIVES OR REWARDS TO AN OWNER OF REAL PROPERTY THAT ARE CONTINGENT UPON RESTRICTING OR LIMITING THE ABILITY OF ANY OTHER COMMUNICATIONS SERVICE PROVIDER FROM OBTAINING EASEMENTS OR RIGHTS-OF-WAY FOR THE INSTALLATION OF FACILITIES OR EQUIPMENT TO PROVIDE COMMUNICATIONS SERVICES IN THIS STATE, TO PROVIDE EXCEPTIONS, TO PROVIDE CIVIL PENALTIES FOR VIOLATION, AND TO PROVIDE THAT ALL CONTRACTS MADE ON OR AFTER THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS SECTION ARE VOID AND UNENFORCEABLE; BY ADDING SECTION 58-9-297 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT NO OTHER COMMUNICATIONS SERVICE PROVIDER, INCLUDING A CARRIER OF LAST RESORT, SHALL BE OBLIGATED TO PROVIDE ANY COMMUNICATIONS SERVICE TO THE OCCUPANTS OF A MULTI-TENANT BUSINESS OR RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY IF THE OWNER OR DEVELOPER PERMITS ONLY ONE COMMUNICATIONS SERVICE PROVIDER TO INSTALL ITS FACILITIES OR EQUIPMENT DURING THE CONSTRUCTION PHASE OF THE PROPERTY, ACCEPTS OR AGREES TO ACCEPT INCENTIVES OR REWARDS FROM A COMMUNICATIONS SERVICE PROVIDER, COLLECTS FROM THE OCCUPANTS OF THE PROPERTY CHARGES FOR THE PROVISION OF COMMUNICATIONS SERVICE TO THE OCCUPANTS, OR ENTERS INTO AN AGREEMENT WITH A COMMUNICATIONS SERVICE PROVIDER THAT IS IN VIOLATION OF SECTION 58-9-295; AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE ABOVE PROVISIONS OF THIS ACT SHALL BECOME VOID AND UNENFORCEABLE UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 3841 -- Reps. Talley, Bowers, Cotty, Clark, Chellis, Martin, Skelton, Davenport, McGee, Altman, Bailey, Brady, Harrison, J. Hines, Leach, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, Phillips, Rice, Scarborough, Scott, W.D. Smith, Young, Jennings, Coleman, Hagood, Pinson and Loftis: A BILL TO AMEND TITLE 6, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO LOCAL GOVERNMENTS, BY ADDING CHAPTER 34 SO AS TO ENACT THE "SOUTH CAROLINA RETAIL FACILITIES REVITALIZATION ACT" INCLUDING PROVISIONS TO PROVIDE PROPERTY TAX CREDITS OR INCOME TAX CREDITS FOR REHABILITATION EXPENSES MADE TO ELIGIBLE SITES WHICH HAVE BEEN USED AS RETAIL SALES OR SERVICE FACILITIES.
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
Point of Order

H. 3842 -- Rep. Rutherford: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 6-29-760, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE PROCEDURE FOR ENACTMENT OR AMENDMENT OF A ZONING REGULATION OR MAP, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE GOVERNING AUTHORITY, WHEN IT HOLDS THE REQUIRED PUBLIC HEARING, MAY CHANGE OR DEPART FROM THE PLANNING COMMISSION RECOMMENDATION PROVIDED THAT THE EXTENT OF THE CHANGE OR DEPARTURE IS DISCLOSED FULLY DURING THE PUBLIC HEARING.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3843 -- Reps. Scott, Agnew, Allen, Altman, Anderson, Anthony, Bailey, Bales, Ballentine, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clark, Clemmons, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Emory, Frye, Funderburk, Govan, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hiott, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kennedy, Kirsh, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Norman, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rhoad, Rice, Rivers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Simrill, Sinclair, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Townsend, Tripp, Umphlett, Vaughn, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Wilkins, Witherspoon and Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION RECOGNIZING AND CONGRATULATING THE STUDENTS, FACULTY, ADMINISTRATION, AND STAFF OF JOSEPH KEELS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL IN RICHLAND COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT TWO ON RECEIVING THE 2005 PALMETTO'S FINEST AWARD AND FOR STRIVING TO REACH AND MAXIMIZE THE FULL MEASURE OF THEIR TALENTS AND ABILITIES.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3844 -- Rep. Bales: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 56-1-3355, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON WHO IS AT LEAST TWELVE YEARS OF AGE WHO IS NOT A LICENSED DRIVER MUST OBTAIN A SPECIAL IDENTIFICATION CARD FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES WHICH MUST BE PRESENTED TO A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER UPON REQUEST.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3845 -- Rep. Bales: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-37-224, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THOSE MOTOR HOMES WHICH QUALIFY AS A PRIMARY OR SECONDARY RESIDENCE FOR PURPOSES OF PROPERTY TAX, SO AS TO INCLUDE TRAILERS USED FOR CAMPING AND RECREATIONAL TRAVEL PULLED BY A MOTOR VEHICLE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3846 -- Rep. Harrell: A JOINT RESOLUTION PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO SECTION 36, ARTICLE III OF THE CONSTITUTION OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1895, RELATING TO THE GENERAL RESERVE FUND AND THE CAPITAL RESERVE FUND, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE GENERAL RESERVE FUND SHALL CONSIST NOT ONLY OF THREE PERCENT OF THE GENERAL FUND REVENUE OF THE LATEST COMPLETED FISCAL YEAR BUT ALSO THE FIRST TEN PERCENT OF ANY SURPLUS GENERAL FUND REVENUES ACCRUING FOR ANY FISCAL YEAR, TO PROVIDE THAT APPROPRIATIONS FROM THE CAPITAL RESERVE FUND TAKE EFFECT ON SEPTEMBER FIRST OF THE FOLLOWING FISCAL YEAR, TO PROVIDE THAT SURPLUS GENERAL FUND REVENUES FOR ANY FISCAL YEAR NOT OTHERWISE OBLIGATED AND APPROPRIATIONS TO THE CAPITAL RESERVE FUND ARE DEEMED TO HAVE ACCRUED AND ARE AVAILABLE FOR EXPENDITURE AFTER SEPTEMBER FIRST OF THE NEXT FISCAL YEAR AND AFTER THE STATE'S FINANCIAL BOOKS FOR THE PREVIOUS FISCAL YEAR HAVE BEEN CLOSED, AND TO PROVIDE THAT IF THE COMPTROLLER GENERAL DETERMINES UPON THE CLOSING OF THE STATE'S FINANCIAL BOOKS FOR A FISCAL YEAR THAT THE STATE HAS A NEGATIVE GENERALLY ACCEPTED ACCOUNTING PRINCIPLES FUND BALANCE (GAAP FUND DEFICIT), ANY APPROPRIATIONS CONTAINED IN A GENERAL OR SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATIONS ACT WHICH EXPENDS SURPLUS GENERAL FUND REVENUES OR IN A CAPITAL RESERVE FUND APPROPRIATIONS ACT TO BE EFFECTIVE DURING THE NEXT FISCAL YEAR ARE SUSPENDED AND MUST BE USED TO THE EXTENT NECESSARY TO OFFSET THE GAAP FUND DEFICIT IN THE MANNER THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY SHALL PROVIDE.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote

H. 3847 -- Rep. Harrell: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 11-11-320, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE CAPITAL RESERVE FUND, SO AS TO REVISE WHEN APPROPRIATIONS FROM THE CAPITAL RESERVE FUND TAKE EFFECT; BY ADDING SECTION 11-11-335 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT BEGINNING JULY 1, 2005, SURPLUS GENERAL FUND REVENUES FOR ANY FISCAL YEAR NOT OTHERWISE OBLIGATED AND APPROPRIATIONS TO THE CAPITAL RESERVE FUND ARE DEEMED TO HAVE OCCURRED AND ARE AVAILABLE FOR EXPENDITURE AFTER SEPTEMBER FIRST OF THE NEXT FISCAL YEAR AND AFTER THE STATE'S FINANCIAL BOOKS FOR THE PREVIOUS FISCAL YEAR HAVE BEEN CLOSED; BY ADDING SECTION 11-11-345 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT BEGINNING JULY 1, 2006, IF THE COMPTROLLER GENERAL DETERMINES UPON THE CLOSING OF THE STATE'S FINANCIAL BOOKS FOR A FISCAL YEAR THAT THE STATE HAS A NEGATIVE GENERALLY ACCEPTED ACCOUNTING PRINCIPLES FUND BALANCE (GAAP FUND DEFICIT), ANY APPROPRIATIONS CONTAINED IN A GENERAL OR SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATIONS ACT WHICH EXPENDS SURPLUS GENERAL FUND REVENUES OR IN A CAPITAL RESERVE FUND APPROPRIATIONS ACT TO BE EFFECTIVE DURING THE NEXT FISCAL YEAR ARE SUSPENDED AND MUST BE USED TO THE EXTENT NECESSARY TO OFFSET THE GAAP FUND DEFICIT IN THE MANNER THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY SHALL PROVIDE; BY ADDING SECTION 11-11-350 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT EACH STATE AGENCY, DEPARTMENT, INSTITUTION, OR ENTITY RECEIVING IN THE AGGREGATE ONE PERCENT OR MORE OF THE STATE'S GENERAL FUND APPROPRIATIONS FOR ANY FISCAL YEAR SHALL PROVIDE TO THE OFFICE OF STATE BUDGET AN ESTIMATE OF ITS PLANNED GENERAL FUND EXPENDITURES FOR THE NEXT THREE FISCAL YEARS, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THIS DATA, IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE BOARD OF ECONOMIC ADVISORS' LONG-TERM REVENUE ESTIMATE, SHALL BE COMPILED BY THE OFFICE OF STATE BUDGET INTO A THREE-YEAR FINANCIAL PLAN THAT WILL ASSIST THE STATE IN DETERMINING AND PLANNING FOR ITS LONG-TERM FINANCIAL COMMITMENTS; TO AMEND SECTION 12-36-2120, RELATING TO EXEMPTIONS FROM THE SALES TAX, SO AS TO REQUIRE THE FUNDS RECEIVED AS REVENUE FROM THE SALE OF CERTAIN MATERIALS OR REIMBURSEMENTS FOR THE COST OF PROVIDING CERTAIN SUPPLIES MUST BE REMITTED TO THE STATE TREASURER AS COLLECTED, AND TO PROVIDE FOR A RETROACTIVE EFFECT OF THIS PROVISION TO JULY 1, 2003, AND TO PROVIDE THAT BEGINNING JULY 1, 2006, THE FIRST TEN PERCENT OF ANY SURPLUS GENERAL FUND REVENUES MUST BE APPLIED TO FULLY RESTORE ALL FUNDS PREVIOUSLY TRANSFERRED AND APPROPRIATED FROM ANY EARMARKED OR RESTRICTED ACCOUNTS IN THE STATEWIDE ACCOUNTING AND REPORTING SYSTEM (STARS), AND TO FURTHER IDENTIFY SUCH ACCOUNTS AND PROVIDE PROCEDURES FOR THIS RESTORATION.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 3848 -- Rep. Edge: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 40-43-70 SO AS TO EXEMPT FEDERALLY QUALIFIED HEALTH CENTERS FROM CERTAIN PHARMACY PERMIT AND REGULATORY REQUIREMENTS AND TO PROVIDE THAT FEDERALLY QUALIFIED HEALTH CENTERS MUST BE RECOGNIZED AS A COVERED ENTITY UNDER CERTAIN PROVISIONS OF THE PHARMACY PRACTICE ACT SO THAT A LICENSED PRACTITIONER MAY DISPENSE DRUGS OR DEVICES THAT ARE THE LAWFUL PROPERTY OF THE PRACTITIONER OR THE CORPORATION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3849 -- Reps. Kirsh and Cooper: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-54-46, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE PENALTY FOR FILING AN EXEMPTION CERTIFICATE CLAIMING AN EXCESSIVE NUMBER OF EXEMPTIONS FOR TAX PURPOSES, SO AS TO DESCRIBE SPECIFIC PROHIBITED ACTS, SET THE PENALTY AT FIVE HUNDRED DOLLARS ANNUALLY, AND PROVIDE FOR AN EXCEPTION FOR A CHANGE IN FAMILY CIRCUMSTANCES UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3850 -- Reps. Kirsh and Cooper: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 12-37-135 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT AS AN ALTERNATIVE TO THE GRADUATED BUSINESS-LICENSE TAX A COUNTY MAY REQUIRE A BUSINESS REGISTRATION THROUGHOUT THE COUNTY FOR AN ADMINISTRATIVE FEE NOT TO EXCEED FIFTEEN DOLLARS, BY ADDING SECTION 12-37-712 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE ALLOCATION OF THE VALUE OF BOATS FOR PROPERTY TAX PURPOSES HAVING A SITUS IN THIS STATE AND AT LEAST ONE OTHER STATE, BY ADDING SECTION 12-45-430 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE COUNTY TREASURER MAY NOT ISSUE A TAX RECEIPT UNLESS THE TAXES, PENALTIES, COSTS, AND ALL OTHER CHARGES INCLUDED IN THE BILL HAVE BEEN PAID IN FULL, TO AMEND SECTIONS 12-37-2650 AND 12-37-2730, RELATING TO PROPERTY TAX ON MOTOR VEHICLES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE TREASURER SHALL ISSUE A TAX RECEIPT ONLY IF ALL OTHER CHARGES ON THE TAX BILL HAVE BEEN PAID AND TO DELETE OBSOLETE LANGUAGE AND TO AUTHORIZE A CODE ENFORCEMENT OFFICER IN LIMITED CIRCUMSTANCES TO ISSUE AN ORDINANCE SUMMONS TO A PERSON THE OFFICER BELIEVES HAS FAILED TO REMIT MOTOR VEHICLE PROPERTY TAXES, TO PROVIDE FOR A FINE FOR VIOLATORS, AND PROVIDE FOR DISMISSAL OF THE SUMMONS UPON SHOWING BY THE TAXPAYER BEFORE THE COURT DATE OF PROPER REGISTRATION AND PAYMENT OF CURRENT AND DELINQUENT TAXES, TO AMEND SECTION 12-43-220, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO CLASSIFICATION OF PROPERTY AND THE APPLICABLE ASSESSMENT RATIOS FOR PURPOSES OF PROPERTY TAX, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A TAXPAYER'S RENTAL OF HIS RESIDENCE FOR FEWER THAN FIFTEEN DAYS IN A TAXABLE YEAR DOES NOT DISQUALIFY THE RESIDENCE FROM RECEIVING THE FOUR-PERCENT ASSESSMENT RATIO ALLOWED OWNER-OCCUPIED RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY, TO AMEND SECTIONS 12-49-950 AND 12-51-55, AS AMENDED, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE MINIMUM BID OF THE FORFEITED LAND COMMISSION WHEN THERE ARE NO BIDS AT A DELINQUENT TAX SALE, TO AMEND SECTION 12-51-130, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE ISSUING OF A TAX TITLE AT THE END OF THE REDEMPTION PERIOD, SO AS TO MAKE THE PURCHASER RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ACTUAL COSTS OF PREPARING THE TAX TITLE, TO AMEND SECTION 12-54-25, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO INTEREST ON UNDERPAYMENTS AND OVERPAYMENTS OF TAXES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT NO INTEREST IS DUE ON AN OVERPAYMENT OF PROPERTY TAXES IF THE OVERPAYMENT IS REFUNDED WITHIN SEVENTY-FIVE DAYS AFTER THE COUNTY RECEIVES NOTICE FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE THAT THE TAXPAYER IS DUE A CREDIT OR REFUND, AND TO AMEND SECTION 12-54-240, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE PROHIBITION ON DISCLOSING TAX RETURNS AND THE EXCEPTIONS, SO AS TO ALLOW DISCLOSURE OF ADDITIONAL INFORMATION FROM A RETURN.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3851 -- Reps. Hosey and Rhoad: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE JEFFERSON DAVIS ACADEMY "LADY RAIDERS" BASKETBALL TEAM OF BAMBERG COUNTY, COACH ROBYNE JOYNER, AND OTHER SCHOOL OFFICIALS AT A TIME TO BE DETERMINED FOR THE PURPOSE OF CONGRATULATING AND HONORING THE TEAM ON THEIR 2004 SOUTH CAROLINA INDEPENDENT SCHOOL ASSOCIATION CLASS A STATE CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3852 -- Rep. Merrill: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE THE SOUTH CAROLINA STATE PORTS AUTHORITY FOR ITS OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE STATE'S ECONOMY, FOR THE SIGNIFICANT ROLE IT HAS PLAYED AND WILL CONTINUE TO PLAY IN ADVANCING SOUTH CAROLINA'S POSITION IN THE GLOBAL ECONOMY, AND TO ACKNOWLEDGE APRIL 6, 2005, AS "STATE PORTS AUTHORITY APPRECIATION DAY".
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3853 -- Reps. Huggins and E.H. Pitts: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 40-57-80, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO QUALIFICATIONS FOR LICENSURE AS A REAL ESTATE BROKER, SALESPERSON, OR PROPERTY MANAGER SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR CRIMINAL RECORD REPORTS AND SATISFACTORY EVIDENCE THAT THE APPLICANT IS OF GOOD MORAL CHARACTER.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended

H. 3854 -- Reps. Hosey, Rhoad, Agnew, Allen, Altman, Anderson, Anthony, Bailey, Bales, Ballentine, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clark, Clemmons, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Emory, Frye, Funderburk, Govan, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hiott, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kennedy, Kirsh, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Norman, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rice, Rivers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Simrill, Sinclair, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Townsend, Tripp, Umphlett, Vaughn, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Wilkins, Witherspoon and Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION CONGRATULATING THE JEFFERSON DAVIS ACADEMY "LADY RAIDERS" BASKETBALL TEAM OF BAMBERG COUNTY ON THEIR STATE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION CHAMPIONSHIP, AND HONORING THE PLAYERS AND COACH ROBYNE JOYNER.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3855 -- Reps. J.E. Smith, Agnew, Allen, Altman, Anderson, Anthony, Bailey, Bales, Ballentine, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clark, Clemmons, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Emory, Frye, Funderburk, Govan, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hiott, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kennedy, Kirsh, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Norman, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rhoad, Rice, Rivers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Simrill, Sinclair, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Townsend, Tripp, Umphlett, Vaughn, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Wilkins, Witherspoon and Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND THE REFOUNDING OF THE HISTORIC COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES AT THE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA AND ITS REDEDICATION TO THE MISSION OF BEING A FAITHFUL INDEX TO THE AMBITIONS AND FORTUNES OF THE STATE.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3856 -- Reps. Govan, Agnew, Allen, Altman, Anderson, Anthony, Bailey, Bales, Ballentine, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clark, Clemmons, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Emory, Frye, Funderburk, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hiott, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kennedy, Kirsh, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Norman, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rhoad, Rice, Rivers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Simrill, Sinclair, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Townsend, Tripp, Umphlett, Vaughn, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Wilkins, Witherspoon and Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION RECOGNIZING AND COMMENDING THE VITAL ROLE SOUTH CAROLINA'S COMMUNITY BANKS PLAY IN EACH LOCAL NEIGHBORHOOD AND PROCLAIMING THE MONTH OF APRIL "COMMUNITY BANKING MONTH" IN SOUTH CAROLINA.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3857 -- Reps. Jennings, Townsend, Neilson, Agnew, Allen, Altman, Anderson, Anthony, Bailey, Bales, Ballentine, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clark, Clemmons, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Emory, Frye, Funderburk, Govan, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hiott, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Kennedy, Kirsh, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Norman, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rhoad, Rice, Rivers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Simrill, Sinclair, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Tripp, Umphlett, Vaughn, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Wilkins, Witherspoon and Young: 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 2005.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3858 -- Reps. Wilkins, W.D. Smith, Cato, Chellis, Harrell, Harrison, Townsend, Witherspoon and J. Brown: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO INVITE THE HONORABLE GEORGE W. BUSH, PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, TO ADDRESS THE SOUTH CAROLINA GENERAL ASSEMBLY IN JOINT ASSEMBLY IN THE CHAMBER OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES AT 11:15 A.M. ON MONDAY, APRIL 18, 2005.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3859 -- Rep. Toole: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO HONOR AND CONGRATULATE THE MEMBERS OF DUNN'S CHAPEL OF WEST COLUMBIA AS THEY CELEBRATE THEIR ONE HUNDREDTH ANNIVERSARY, AND TO COMMEND THE PRESENT AND FORMER PASTORS, MEMBERS, AND FRIENDS OF THIS WONDERFUL HOUSE OF WORSHIP FOR A CENTURY OF FAITHFULNESS, SERVICE, AND REVERENCE FOR GOD.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3860 -- Reps. Hayes, Witherspoon, Viers, Barfield, Frye, Miller, Rhoad, Hardwick, Battle, Ceips, Townsend, Vick, Coates and Duncan: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE CONCERN OF THE MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA GENERAL ASSEMBLY THAT PROPOSED CUTS IN FEDERAL FARM PROGRAMS BEING CONSIDERED AS PART OF THE FISCAL YEAR 2006 FEDERAL BUDGET WOULD PLACE A DISPROPORTIONATE BURDEN OF DEFICIT REDUCTION ON THE SHOULDERS OF OUR NATION'S FARM FAMILIES AND RURAL COMMUNITIES, AND TO REQUEST THE CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES TO PRESERVE CURRENT FARM PROGRAMS AND MAINTAIN THE COMMITMENTS MADE TO AMERICAN FARM FAMILIES, RURAL COMMUNITIES, AND LOW INCOME FAMILIES UNDER EXISTING UNITED STATES FARM POLICY.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Adopted

H. 3861 -- Rep. Huggins: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO DECLARE APRIL 2005 AS "FAIR HOUSING MONTH" IN SOUTH CAROLINA AND TO RECOGNIZE AND SUPPORT "FAIR HOUSING MONTH" IN OUR STATE.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3862 -- Reps. Battle and M. Hines: A BILL TO AMEND ACT 197 OF 1991, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE MARION COUNTY HOSPITAL DISTRICT, SO AS TO INCREASE THE NUMBER OF COMMISSIONERS FROM NINE TO ELEVEN AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE TERMS OF THE TWO NEW MEMBERS.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Ratified

H. 3863 -- Reps. Neilson, J. Hines and Chalk: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO DIRECT THE DIVISION ON AGING TO PROVIDE INFORMATION TO MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY AND TO PROVIDE FOR THEIR PARTICIPATION IN THE WHITE HOUSE CONFERENCE ON AGING AND THE STATE CONFERENCE BOTH TO BE HELD IN 2005.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3864 -- Reps. Scott, Agnew, Allen, Altman, Anderson, Anthony, Bailey, Bales, Ballentine, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clark, Clemmons, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Emory, Frye, Funderburk, Govan, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hiott, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kennedy, Kirsh, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Norman, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rhoad, Rice, Rivers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Simrill, Sinclair, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Townsend, Tripp, Umphlett, Vaughn, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Wilkins, Witherspoon and Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND CONGRATULATE THE STUDENTS, FACULTY, ADMINISTRATION, AND STAFF OF W. J. KEENAN HIGH SCHOOL IN RICHLAND SCHOOL DISTRICT ONE ON RECEIVING THE 2005 PALMETTO'S FINEST AWARD AND STRIVING TO REACH AND MAXIMIZE THE FULL MEASURE OF THEIR TALENTS AND ABILITIES.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3865 -- Rep. Scott: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE STUDENTS, FACULTY, ADMINISTRATION, AND STAFF OF W.J. KEENAN HIGH SCHOOL IN RICHLAND SCHOOL DISTRICT ONE, AT A TIME AND DATE TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF RECOGNIZING AND CONGRATULATING THE SCHOOL ON RECEIVING THE 2005 PALMETTO'S FINEST AWARD.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3866 -- Rep. Scott: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE STUDENTS, FACULTY, ADMINISTRATION, AND STAFF OF JOSEPH KEELS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL IN RICHLAND COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT TWO AT A TIME AND DATE TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF RECOGNIZING AND CONGRATULATING THE SCHOOL ON RECEIVING THE 2005 PALMETTO'S FINEST AWARD.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3867 -- Rep. Perry: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE THE FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF AIKEN ON THE OCCASION OF ITS HISTORIC TWO HUNDREDTH ANNIVERSARY AND TO COMMEND THE CHURCH FOR TWO HUNDRED YEARS OF SERVICE TO THE COMMUNITY.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3868 -- Reps. Bingham and Toole: A HOUSE RESOLUTION RECOGNIZING THE REVEREND DONALD PAUL DAVIS ON HIS THIRTY YEARS AS PASTOR OF TRINITY BAPTIST CHURCH IN CAYCE AND EXPRESSING THE GRATITUDE OF THIS STATE FOR HIS VITAL CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE ENHANCEMENT OF THE SPIRITUAL AND PHYSICAL WELL-BEING OF ITS CITIZENS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3869 -- Rep. Bingham: A HOUSE RESOLUTION RECOGNIZING AND CONGRATULATING THE STUDENTS, FACULTY, ADMINISTRATION, AND STAFF OF NORTHSIDE MIDDLE SCHOOL IN WEST COLUMBIA ON THEIR RECEIVING THE 2005 PALMETTO'S FINEST AWARD AND ACKNOWLEDGING THEIR STRIVING TO REACH AND MAXIMIZE THE FULL MEASURE OF THEIR TALENTS AND ABILITIES.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3870 -- Reps. Walker and Sinclair: A BILL TO AMEND ACT 1105 OF 1956, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE CREATION OF THE STARTEX-JACKSON-WELLFORD-DUNCAN WATER DISTRICT IN SPARTANBURG COUNTY, SO AS TO INCREASE FROM FIVE TO SEVEN THE NUMBER OF COMMISSIONERS AND TO PROVIDE THAT ONE MEMBER MAY RESIDE IN THE SERVICE AREA OF THE DISTRICT.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Senate Amendments Amended
Other proceedings
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Message to Senate
Message from Senate
Message from Senate
Ratified
Veto Message
Veto Overridden

H. 3871 -- Rep. Altman: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 59-7-10, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE CREATION AND COMPOSITION OF THE EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE GOVERNOR SHALL APPOINT THE MEMBERS WITH THE ADVICE AND CONSENT OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY, AND TO PROVIDE THAT UPON APPROVAL OF THIS ACT BY THE GOVERNOR, THE TERMS OF ALL APPOINTED MEMBERS OF THE COMMISSION MUST END AND NEW MEMBERS MUST BE APPOINTED WITH THE ADVICE AND CONSENT OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3872 -- Rep. Altman: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 16-11-645 SO AS TO CREATE THE OFFENSE OF ILLEGAL ALIEN TRESPASS AND TO PROVIDE A PENALTY; AND BY ADDING SECTION 16-11-647 SO AS TO ALLOW THE FORFEITURE OF PROPERTY, MONIES, NEGOTIABLE INSTRUMENTS, SECURITIES, AND OTHER THINGS OF VALUE WHEN A PERSON COMMITS THE OFFENSE OF ILLEGAL ALIEN TRESPASS, TO PROVIDE PROCEDURES FOR FORFEITURE, TO CREATE AN EXCEPTION FOR THE INNOCENT OWNER OF ITEMS SUBJECT TO FORFEITURE, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE DISTRIBUTION OF FORFEITED ITEMS AFTER CONVICTION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3873 -- Reps. Hagood, Limehouse and Merrill: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO HONOR AND CONGRATULATE CAROL OLNEY OF WHITESIDES ELEMENTARY IN MOUNT PLEASANT FOR BEING NAMED PHI BETA KAPPA AND WAL-MART'S 2004 LOCAL, STATE, AND NATIONAL TEACHER OF THE YEAR, AND EXTENDING SINCERE APPRECIATION FOR HER OUTSTANDING LEADERSHIP AND MANY CONTRIBUTIONS TO SPECIAL EDUCATION NEEDS IN SOUTH CAROLINA.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3874 -- Reps. Townsend, Cooper, Thompson and White: A HOUSE RESOLUTION EXPRESSING THE BEST WISHES OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA TO CLARENCE DERRILL McCONNELL, CHIEF OF POLICE OF THE CITY OF ANDERSON POLICE DEPARTMENT, ON THE OCCASION OF HIS RETIREMENT MAY 24, 2005.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3875 -- Reps. Ballentine, Harrell, J.E. Smith, Thompson, Lucas, Haley, Neilson, Agnew, Allen, Altman, Anderson, Anthony, Bailey, Bales, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clark, Clemmons, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Emory, Frye, Funderburk, Govan, Hagood, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hiott, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kennedy, Kirsh, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Mack, Mahaffey, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Norman, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rhoad, Rice, Rivers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Simrill, Sinclair, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Toole, Townsend, Tripp, Umphlett, Vaughn, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Wilkins, Witherspoon and Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION JOINING THE ENTIRE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA IN CONGRATULATING THE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA GAMECOCKS ON THEIR 2005 NATIONAL INVITATION TOURNAMENT TITLE AND EXPRESSING THE STATE'S EXCITEMENT AT THE STELLAR 20-13 SEASON, BEHIND THE MEASURED DIGNITY AND COACHING FINESSE OF HEAD COACH DAVE ODOM.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3876 -- Reps. Chellis, Bales, Townsend, Young, Hosey, Altman, Bailey, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Coates, Dantzler, Davenport, Edge, Funderburk, Harrell, Harrison, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Jennings, Kirsh, Leach, Limehouse, McGee, McLeod, Neilson, Perry, Phillips, Scarborough, D.C. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, Vaughn and White: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-25-125 SO AS TO PROVIDE CERTAIN REQUIREMENTS THAT A PROSPECTIVE TEACHER SHALL FILE WITH THE OFFICE OF TEACHER CERTIFICATION OF THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION BEFORE BECOMING CERTIFIED.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3877 -- Rep. Davenport: A JOINT RESOLUTION PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO ARTICLE XV OF THE CONSTITUTION OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1895, RELATING TO IMPEACHMENT OF CERTAIN EXECUTIVE AND JUDICIAL OFFICERS OF THIS STATE, BY ADDING SECTION 4 SO AS TO PROVIDE PROCEDURES FOR RECALLING AND REMOVING FROM PUBLIC OFFICE PERSONS HOLDING PUBLIC OFFICES OF THE STATE, A SPECIFIED DISTRICT OF THE STATE, OR A POLITICAL SUBDIVISION THEREOF IN THE EXECUTIVE, JUDICIAL, AND LEGISLATIVE BRANCHES OF GOVERNMENT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3878 -- Reps. Davenport and J. Hines: A JOINT RESOLUTION PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO THE CONSTITUTION OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1895, BY ADDING SECTION 15 TO ARTICLE XVII SO AS TO ESTABLISH A SPECIFIED PROCEDURE FOR THE ENACTMENT OF LAWS AND CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS BY INITIATIVE PETITION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3879 -- Reps. M.A. Pitts, Hardwick, Witherspoon, E.H. Pitts, Agnew, J. Brown, Hagood, Jefferson, Leach, Littlejohn, Sandifer, Sinclair, G.R. Smith, W.D. Smith and Umphlett: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 50-11-95 SO AS TO MAKE IT UNLAWFUL TO ENGAGE IN COMPUTER ASSISTED REMOTE HUNTING, TO DEFINE COMPUTER ASSISTED REMOTE HUNTING FOR THIS PURPOSE, TO PROVIDE EXCEPTIONS, AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3880 -- Reps. Breeland, Lee, Hosey, Anthony and Mack: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 40-41-710, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO RECORDS OF RETAILERS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE RECORD REQUIREMENTS APPLY TO ALL RETAILERS SUBJECT TO THE RETAIL LICENSE AND TAX REQUIREMENTS AND WHO SELL NEW OR USED MERCHANDISE, OR BOTH.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3881 -- Reps. Hagood, Brady, Altman, Limehouse, Scarborough, Taylor, R. Brown, Mack, Miller, Whipper and Bailey: A BILL TO ENACT THE "SOUTH CAROLINA PRIORITY INVESTMENT ACT" BY AMENDING SECTION 6-29-510, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO COMPREHENSIVE PLANS OF LOCAL PLANNING COMMISSIONS, SO AS TO AMEND THE HOUSING ELEMENT AND TO PROVIDE FOR TRANSPORTATION, INTERGOVERNMENTAL COORDINATION, AND PRIORITY INVESTMENT ELEMENTS OF COMPREHENSIVE PLANS; TO AMEND SECTION 6-29-720, RELATING TO THE REGULATION OF ZONING DISTRICTS, SO AS TO ALLOW LOCAL GOVERNMENTS TO DEVELOP MARKET-BASED INCENTIVES AND ELIMINATION OF UNNECESSARY HOUSING REGULATORY REQUIREMENTS TO ENCOURAGE PRIVATE DEVELOPMENT, TRADITIONAL NEIGHBORHOOD DESIGN, AND AFFORDABLE HOUSING IN PRIORITY INVESTMENT AREAS; TO AMEND SECTION 6-29-1110, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS, SO AS TO DEFINE "AFFORDABLE HOUSING", "MARKET-BASED INCENTIVES", "TRADITIONAL NEIGHBORHOOD DESIGN", AND "UNNECESSARY HOUSING REGULATORY REQUIREMENTS"; TO AMEND SECTION 6-29-1130, RELATING TO REGULATIONS OF A LOCAL GOVERNING BODY GOVERNING THE DEVELOPMENT OF LAND UPON THE RECOMMENDATION OF THE LOCAL PLANNING COMMISSION, SO AS TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THE CONTENT OF THESE REGULATIONS RELATING TO LAND DEVELOPMENT; AND TO PROVIDE THAT LOCAL GOVERNMENTS AMEND THEIR COMPREHENSIVE PLANS TO COMPLY WITH THESE PROVISIONS WITHIN TWENTY-FOUR MONTHS OF ENACTMENT.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3882 -- Rep. Harrell: 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 MOTOR VEHICLES MAY ALLOW YEAR OF MANUFACTURE LICENSE PLATES TO SERVE AS THE OFFICIAL LICENSE PLATES FOR CERTAIN MOTOR VEHICLES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3883 -- Reps. Duncan, Cato, Scarborough, Tripp, Mahaffey and Thompson: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 40-29-20, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS APPLICABLE TO MANUFACTURED HOUSING, SO AS TO REVISE THE DEFINITION OF "MANUFACTURED HOME RETAIL DEALER", TO DELETE THE EXCLUSION FROM THE DEFINITION OF CERTAIN BANKS AND FINANCE COMPANIES, AND TO AMEND SECTION 40-29-200, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE MANUFACTURED HOUSING LICENSE, SO AS TO EXEMPT FROM THIS LICENSING REQUIREMENT A LICENSED REAL ESTATE SALESMAN OR LICENSED REAL ESTATE BROKER WHO NEGOTIATES OR ATTEMPTS TO NEGOTIATE THE SALE OR OTHER DISPOSITION OF A USED MANUFACTURED OR MOBILE HOME IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE SALE OR OTHER DISPOSITION OF THE UNDERLYING REAL ESTATE AND A LIENHOLDER WHO DISPOSES OF A REPOSSESSED MANUFACTURED HOME BY MEANS OF A CONTRACT WITH A LICENSE MANUFACTURED HOME RETAIL DEALER.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 3884 -- Rep. Altman: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 38-77-140, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE MINIMUM LIABILITY LIMITS ON AN AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE POLICY, SO AS TO INCREASE THE MINIMUM LIMITS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3885 -- Reps. Hagood, Scarborough, Limehouse, Anderson, Dantzler, Cotty, Brady, Taylor, Perry, R. Brown, Cobb-Hunter, Harrell and Chellis: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 12-6-3375 SO AS TO PROVIDE EITHER AN ADDITIONAL JOBS TAX CREDIT OR AN ADDITIONAL INVESTMENT TAX CREDIT FOR COMPANIES USING PORT FACILITIES LOCATED IN THIS STATE WHICH INCREASE THEIR BASE PORT CARGO VOLUME AT THESE FACILITIES BY A MINIMUM OF FIVE PERCENT OVER 2005 TOTALS AND TO PROVIDE PROCEDURES NECESSARY TO IMPLEMENT AND ALLOCATE THESE TAX CREDITS AND TO RECALCULATE BASE PORT CARGO VOLUME.
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
Amended
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 3886 -- Reps. G.M. Smith, G. Brown, Coates, J.H. Neal, Weeks, Agnew, Allen, Altman, Anderson, Anthony, Bailey, Bales, Ballentine, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Breeland, J. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clark, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Emory, Frye, Funderburk, Govan, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hiott, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kennedy, Kirsh, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Norman, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rhoad, Rice, Rivers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Simrill, Sinclair, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Townsend, Tripp, Umphlett, Vaughn, Vick, Viers, Walker, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Wilkins, Witherspoon and Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND MR. VICTOR C. JONES, DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC SAFETY FOR SUMTER COUNTY FOR MORE THAN THIRTY-TWO YEARS, FOR A DISTINGUISHED CAREER OF PUBLIC SERVICE, UPON THE OCCASION OF HIS RETIREMENT AND TO EXTEND TO HIM EVERY BEST WISH FOR A HAPPY AND ENJOYABLE RETIREMENT.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3887 -- Reps. Ballentine, Harrell, J.E. Smith, Thompson, Lucas, Haley, Neilson, Agnew, Allen, Altman, Anderson, Anthony, Bailey, Bales, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clark, Clemmons, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Emory, Frye, Funderburk, Govan, Hagood, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hiott, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kennedy, Kirsh, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Mack, Mahaffey, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Norman, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rhoad, Rice, Rivers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Simrill, Sinclair, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Toole, Townsend, Tripp, Umphlett, Vaughn, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Wilkins, Witherspoon and Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION JOINING THE ENTIRE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA IN CONGRATULATING THE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA GAMECOCKS ON THEIR 2005 NATIONAL INVITATION TOURNAMENT TITLE AND EXPRESSING THE STATE'S EXCITEMENT AT THE STELLAR 20-13 SEASON, BEHIND THE MEASURED DIGNITY AND COACHING FINESSE OF HEAD COACH DAVE ODOM.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3888 -- Reps. J.E. Smith, Wilkins, Agnew, Allen, Altman, Anderson, Anthony, Bailey, Bales, Ballentine, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clark, Clemmons, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Emory, Frye, Funderburk, Govan, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hiott, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kennedy, Kirsh, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Norman, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rhoad, Rice, Rivers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Simrill, Sinclair, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Townsend, Tripp, Umphlett, Vaughn, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Witherspoon and Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO DIRECT THAT THE FLAGS ON THE STATEHOUSE DOME BE FLOWN AT HALF-STAFF ON FRIDAY, APRIL 8, 2005 OUT OF DEEPEST RESPECT FOR HIS HOLINESS POPE JOHN PAUL II.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3889 -- Reps. Limehouse, Bailey, Ceips, Duncan, Hagood, Miller and Scarborough: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 50-5-32, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE EMERGENCY AUTHORITY OF THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES TO CLOSE COMMERCIAL OR RECREATIONAL FISHING SEASONS, AREAS, OR ACTIVITIES IN THE SALT WATERS OF THIS STATE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A THREAT TO A FISHERY RESOURCE INCLUDES A SUBSTANTIAL MORTALITY OF THE RESOURCE OR A DECREASE IN ITS REPRODUCTION RATES, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE TAKING AND IMMEDIATE RELEASE OF SALTWATER FISH COVERED BY THE EMERGENCY CLOSURE IS NOT A VIOLATION OF THIS SECTION; TO AMEND SECTION 50-5-1705, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO CATCH LIMITS ON CERTAIN SALTWATER FISH, SO AS TO AUTHORIZE THE BOARD OF NATURAL RESOURCES TO ESTABLISH TAKE AND POSSESSION LIMITS AND SIZE LIMITS FOR ELEVEN SPECIFIC TYPES OR GROUPS OF SALTWATER FINFISH, TO PROVIDE FOR THE REVIEW, APPROVAL, NOTIFICATION, AND IMPLEMENTATION PROCEDURES IN REGARD TO THE ABOVE, TO PROVIDE THAT THESE PROCEDURES ARE IN LIEU OF THOSE FOR PROMULGATION OF REGULATIONS UNDER THE ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURES ACT, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THIS AUTHORITY IS GRANTED TO THE BOARD FOR A PERIOD OF FIVE YEARS ONLY; AND TO AMEND SECTION 50-5-1710, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO SIZE LIMITS ON CERTAIN SALTWATER FISH, SO AS TO REVISE THE GAME FISH DESIGNATION FOR SALTWATER GAME FISH, TO PROVIDE FOR THE MANNER IN WHICH TAKE, POSSESSION, AND SIZE LIMITS APPLY TO CERTAIN SALTWATER GAME FISH AND NONGAME FISH, TO REVISE TAKE AND POSSESSION LIMITS FOR TARPON AND TAKE PERIODS FOR SPOTTED SEA TROUT AND RED DRUM, TO DELETE CERTAIN SEA BASS REQUIREMENTS, AND TO PROVIDE FOR PROCEDURAL AND IMPLEMENTATION PROVISIONS IN REGARD TO THE ABOVE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3890 -- Reps. Kennedy, J. Hines and Branham: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-3-130, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO EXEMPTING CERTAIN BOAT TRAILERS, FARM TRAILERS, AND UTILITY TRAILERS FROM BEING LICENSED OR REGISTERED, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THESE TRAILERS MUST BE LICENSED, REGISTERED, AND MUST HAVE A VEHICLE IDENTIFICATION NUMBER CONSPICUOUSLY ENGRAVED ON THEM.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3891 -- 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 2946, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings

H. 3892 -- Education and Public Works Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION, RELATING TO UTILIZATION OF GENERIC TEACHER CERTIFICATION, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 2964, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Ratified

H. 3893 -- Education and Public Works Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION, RELATING TO ASSISTING, DEVELOPING, AND EVALUATING PROFESSIONAL TEACHING (ADEPT), DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 2941, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings

H. 3894 -- 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 2948, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings

H. 3895 -- Education and Public Works Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY, RELATING TO MOTORIST INSURANCE IDENTIFICATION DATABASE REGULATIONS (REPEAL), DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 2955, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings

H. 3896 -- Reps. Clemmons, Umphlett, Duncan, M.A. Pitts, Rhoad and Witherspoon: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 50-3-105 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IN ALL HERITAGE PRESERVES OR OTHER STATE NATURAL AREAS MAINTAINED FOR THE USE AND ENJOYMENT OF THE GENERAL PUBLIC BY THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES, HIKING AND EQUESTRIAN ACTIVITIES ARE PERMITTED, TO PROVIDE FOR CERTAIN FEES TO BE IMPOSED FOR THESE ACTIVITIES, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE MONIES DERIVED FROM THESE FEES MUST BE USED TO OFFSET THE COST OF MAINTENANCE IN AND INFRASTRUCTURE IMPROVEMENTS TO THESE AREAS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3897 -- Education and Public Works Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES, RELATING TO MOTORIST INSURANCE IDENTIFICATION DATABASE, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 2957, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Introduced
2nd Reading
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recommitted
Recalled
Debate Adjourned
Other proceedings
Point of Order
Reconsidered

H. 3898 -- Education and Public Works Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION, RELATING TO ADMINISTRATIVE AND PROFESSIONAL PERSONNEL QUALIFICATIONS, DUTIES AND WORKLOADS, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 2940, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings

H. 3899 -- Reps. Cato, Cooper, Anthony, Duncan, Hayes, Jennings, M.A. Pitts and W.D. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 44-75-50, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO REQUIREMENTS FOR ATHLETIC TRAINER CERTIFICATION, SO AS TO PROVIDE AN APPLICANT MUST PASS THE NATIONAL ATHLETIC TRAINER'S BOARD OF CERTIFICATION, INC., EXAMINATION AND TO DELETE PROVISIONS REQUIRING SPECIFIC BACHELOR OF SCIENCE OR FOUR YEAR COLLEGE DEGREE REQUIREMENTS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading

H. 3900 -- Reps. M.A. Pitts and Scarborough: 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 LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY OR DEPARTMENT MUST ISSUE A PICTURE IDENTIFICATION TO CERTAIN RETIREES UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES, TO PROVIDE THAT THE AGENCY OR DEPARTMENT MUST ALLOW CERTAIN RETIREES TO QUALIFY ANNUALLY WITH A FIREARM, TO PROVIDE THAT AN AGENCY OR DEPARTMENT THAT FAILS TO COMPLY WITH THIS PROVISION SHALL NOT RECEIVE ANY STATE GRANTS OR MONIES, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE PRIVILEGES CONTAINED IN THIS PROVISION MAY NOT BE CONFERRED UPON A PERSON CONVICTED OF A CRIME THAT WOULD HAVE PREVENTED HIM FROM BECOMING A CERTIFIED LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended

H. 3901 -- Rep. Funderburk: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 46-15-65 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS GROWN IN ANOTHER STATE MAY BE SOLD AT ROADSIDE MARKETS OR LOCAL STANDS IN THIS STATE BY THE OUT-OF-STATE PRODUCER OR HIS AUTHORIZED AGENCY IN THE SAME MANNER IN-STATE PRODUCERS ARE PERMITTED TO SELL SUCH PRODUCTS ONLY IF THE OTHER STATE PERMITS AGRICULTURAL PRODUCERS FROM THIS STATE THE SAME PRIVILEGE AS DETERMINED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3902 -- Rep. Davenport: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 38-71-290 SO AS TO REQUIRE HEALTH INSURANCE PLANS TO PROVIDE COVERAGE FOR TREATMENT OF MENTAL ILLNESS OR ALCOHOL OR SUBSTANCE ABUSE, TO ALLOW A PLAN THAT DOES NOT PROVIDE FOR MANAGEMENT OF CARE OR THE SAME DEGREE OF MANAGEMENT OF CARE FOR ALL HEALTH CONDITIONS TO PROVIDE COVERAGE FOR SUCH TREATMENT THROUGH A MANAGED CARE ORGANIZATION, TO ESTABLISH TREATMENT CONDITIONS TO QUALIFY FOR COVERAGE, AND TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF INSURANCE TO REPORT TO THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY ON THE FISCAL IMPACT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3903 -- Rep. Cobb-Hunter: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION RECOGNIZE CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE AS A HEALTH DISPARITY IN SOUTH CAROLINA AND URGE ALL LICENSED HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS TO DEVELOP A PLAN FOR EARLY IDENTIFICATION AND IMPLEMENTATION OF AN APPROPRIATE CLINICAL MANAGEMENT PROGRAM FOR INDIVIDUALS AT HIGHEST RISK FOR CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3904 -- Reps. J. Brown, Agnew, Allen, Altman, Anderson, Anthony, Bailey, Bales, Ballentine, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clark, Clemmons, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Emory, Frye, Funderburk, Govan, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hiott, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kennedy, Kirsh, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Norman, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rhoad, Rice, Rivers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Simrill, Sinclair, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Townsend, Tripp, Umphlett, Vaughn, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Wilkins, Witherspoon and Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION CONGRATULATING AND COMMENDING THE SOUTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF PROBATION, PAROLE AND PARDON SERVICES FOR THE OPENING OF ITS COLUMBIA RESIDENTIAL CENTER ON APRIL 15, 2005.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3905 -- Rep. Chellis: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 7 OF TITLE 11, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE STATE AUDITOR, SO AS TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THE RESPONSIBILITIES, DUTIES, AND OVERSIGHT FUNCTIONS OF THE STATE AUDITOR INCLUDING THE USE OF INDEPENDENT ACCOUNTING FIRMS AND GENERALLY ACCEPTED AUDITING STANDARDS TO PERFORM AUDITS OF STATE AGENCIES AND ENTITIES, THE STATE'S FINANCIAL STATEMENTS, FEDERAL PROGRAM COMPLIANCE, AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT COMPLIANCE IN COLLECTING AND REMITTING FINES, AND TO PROVIDE FOR DISSEMINATION OF AUDIT REPORTS, INDEPENDENCE AND OBJECTIVITY OF THE AUDIT FUNCTION, AND THE USE OF A CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTING FIRM TO CONDUCT A PORTION OF THE AUDIT OF THE STATE'S COMPREHENSIVE ANNUAL FINANCIAL REPORT, THE COST OF WHICH IS SHARED EQUITABLY AMONG STATE AGENCIES; TO AMEND SECTIONS 1-11-20, RELATING TO DIVISIONS OF THE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD; 2-7-62 AND 2-7-69, BOTH RELATING TO REPORTS MADE IN CONNECTION WITH THE CONSIDERATION OF THE GENERAL APPROPRIATION ACT; 8-11-135, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PAYMENT OF MOVING EXPENSES OF NEW STATE EMPLOYEES; 10-1-140, AS AMENDED, AND 10-3-30, BOTH RELATING TO PUBLIC BUILDINGS AND PROPERTY; 11-9-110 AND 11-9-125, AS AMENDED, BOTH RELATING TO USE OF CONTRIBUTED FUNDS; 11-11-420, RELATING TO CERTIFICATION OF COMPLIANCE WITH STATE PERMANENT EMPLOYEES LIMITATION; 11-35-40, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE STATE CONSOLIDATED PROCUREMENT CODE; 11-39-50, RELATING TO OIL OVERCHARGE FUNDS; 11-49-100, RELATING TO REPORTING BY THE TOBACCO SETTLEMENT REVENUE MANAGEMENT AUTHORITY; 12-28-2725, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE AUDIT OF THE STATE'S REGIONAL TRANSIT AUTHORITIES; 20-7-5020 AND 20-7-9710, AS AMENDED, BOTH RELATING TO THE BOARDS OF TRUSTEES OF THE CHILDREN'S TRUST FUND AND FIRST STEPS TO SCHOOL READINESS, RESPECTIVELY; 23-47-50, AS AMENDED, AND 23-47-65, AS AMENDED, BOTH RELATING TO THE EMERGENCY TELEPHONE SYSTEM; 25-21-20, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE VETERANS' TRUST FUND; 38-79-470, RELATING TO THE MEDICAL MALPRACTICE FUND; 43-33-320, RELATING TO THE PROTECTION AND ADVOCACY SYSTEM FOR THE HANDICAPPED, INC.; 44-96-165, RELATING TO SOLID WASTE TRUST FUNDS; 46-17-380, RELATING TO THE AGRICULTURAL COMMODITIES MARKETING BOARD; 48-5-160, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE WATER QUALITY REVOLVING FUND AUTHORITY; 49-6-20, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE AQUATIC PLANT MANAGEMENT TRUST FUND; 50-3-760, AS AMENDED, 50-3-950, AND 50-11-20, AS AMENDED, ALL RELATING TO FUNDS ESTABLISHED IN THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES; 52-5-110, RELATING TO THE SPRINGDALE FUND; 56-10-660, RELATING TO THE DISCLOSURE OF MOTOR VEHICLE INSURANCE DATABASE INFORMATION; 59-2-100, RELATING TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA INVESTMENT PROGRAM; 59-4-70, RELATING TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA TUITION PREPAYMENT PROGRAM; 59-109-170, RELATING TO THE EDUCATIONAL FACILITIES AUTHORITY; AND 59-150-90 AND 59-150-320, BOTH RELATING TO THE EDUCATION LOTTERY COMMISSION, ALL SO AS TO CONFORM THOSE SECTIONS TO, AND OTHERWISE TO REFLECT THECHANGES TO, THE STATE AUDITOR'S DUTIES AS DESCRIBED IN CHAPTER 7 OF TITLE 11; TO AMEND SECTION 4-9-150, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO AUDITS OF COUNTY RECORDS, SO AS TO ALLOW THE COUNTY TO DESIGNATE AN ACCOUNTANT FOR THREE YEARS WITHOUT A BID; TO REPEAL SECTION 1-7-408, RELATING TO THE REPORTING OF EXPENDITURES BY A COUNTY SOLICITOR, AND SECTION 51-22-40, RELATING TO AN AUDIT OF THE LEGACY TRUST FUND; AND TO AMEND SECTION 12-36-2120, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO EXEMPTIONS FROM THE SALES TAX, SO AS TO INCLUDE THE GROSS PROCEEDS FROM THE SALES OF SWEETGRASS BASKETS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Amended
Senate Amendments Amended
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Conference Committee
Message to Senate
Message from Senate
Message from Senate
Ratified

H. 3906 -- Reps. Harrell, Bales and Neilson: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 59-104-20, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE PALMETTO FELLOWS SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE SCHOLARSHIP IS AVAILABLE TO CERTAIN ELIGIBLE RESIDENT STUDENTS, TO DEFINE CERTAIN TERMS, TO PROVIDE THE CRITERIA THE STUDENTS MUST MEET TO RECEIVE THE SCHOLARSHIP; TO AMEND SECTION 2-77-15, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS IN THE SOUTH CAROLINA HIGHER EDUCATION EXCELLENCE ENHANCEMENT PROGRAM, SO AS TO REVISE THE DEFINITION OF ELIGIBLE INSTITUTION; TO AMEND SECTION 59-149-10, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO LIFE SCHOLARSHIPS, SO AS TO REVISE THE DEFINITION OF PUBLIC OR INDEPENDENT INSTITUTION; AND TO AMEND SECTION 59-149-50, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO LIFE SCHOLARSHIPS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A STUDENT WHOSE PARENT OR GUARDIAN HAS SERVED IN OR HAS RETIRED FROM ONE OF THE UNITED STATES ARMED FORCES WITHIN THE LAST FOUR YEARS AND HAS MET CERTAIN OTHER REQUIREMENTS IS ELIGIBLE FOR IN-STATE TUITION AND FEES AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE CUMULATIVE GRADE POINT AVERAGE CALCULATION MUST INCLUDE THE STUDENT'S GRADE POINT AVERAGE AT ALL PUBLIC OR INDEPENDENT INSTITUTIONS ATTENDED BY THE STUDENT.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Senate Amendments Amended
Debate Adjourned
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Message to Senate
Message from Senate
Message from Senate
Ratified
Veto Message
Veto Overridden

H. 3907 -- Reps. Wilkins, Harrison, Delleney and Altman: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 14-5-610, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE DIVISION OF THE STATE INTO SIXTEEN JUDICIAL CIRCUITS AND ADDITIONAL AT-LARGE JUDGES, SO AS TO INCREASE THE NUMBER OF AT-LARGE CIRCUIT COURT JUDGES FROM THIRTEEN TO SIXTEEN; TO AMEND SECTION 20-7-1410, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO FAMILY COURT JUDGES ELECTED FROM EACH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, SO AS TO INCREASE THE NUMBER OF FAMILY COURT JUDGES IN THE FIFTH, NINTH, AND THIRTEENTH CIRCUITS BY ONE ADDITIONAL JUDGE.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3908 -- Reps. Coleman, Bales, Anthony, W.D. Smith, Davenport, Duncan, Limehouse, Phillips, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Sinclair and Taylor: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 50-3-185 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT TO THE EXTENT THE BOARD OR THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES HAS THE AUTHORITY AND RESPONSIBILITY UNDER LAW TO SET THE OPEN AND CLOSED SEASONS FOR THE TAKING OF FISH OR GAME, THE BAG OR SIZE LIMITS FOR FISH OR GAME TAKEN, OR ANY OTHER CONDITIONS OR LIMITATIONS REGARDING THE TAKING OF FISH OR GAME, THESE SEASONS, LIMITS, OR OTHER CONDITIONS OR LIMITATIONS EXCEPT FOR DOG DRIVING MUST BE THE SAME FOR ALL GAME ZONES WHICH THE BOARD OR DEPARTMENT SETS AND MUST BE CONSISTENT WITH THE PROVISIONS FOR A MAJORITY OF OTHER GAME ZONES WHICH ARE SET BY LAW.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3909 -- Reps. Ceips, Bowers, Chalk, Clemmons, Edge, Limehouse, Merrill, Rivers and Scarborough: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE THE VALUABLE RENEWABLE RESOURCE SOUTH CAROLINA POSSESSES IN ITS SHELLFISHERIES AND TO ENCOURAGE THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES TO REVIEW AND EVALUATE SOUTH CAROLINA'S COMMERCIAL, RECREATIONAL, AND AGRICULTURAL SHELLFISHERIES TO ENSURE THE PROPER MANAGEMENT OF THOSE RESOURCES NOW AND IN THE FUTURE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3910 -- Reps. Clark, Agnew, Anthony, Ballentine, Clyburn, Dantzler, Frye, Herbkersman, Jefferson, Leach, Littlejohn, Owens, D.C. Smith, J.R. Smith and Umphlett: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 10-1-161, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO FLAGS FLOWN AT HALF-STAFF ON THE STATE CAPITOL BUILDING, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE GOVERNOR MAY DETERMINE THAT THE FLAGS BE FLOWN HALF-STAFF IN EXTRAORDINARY CIRCUMSTANCES OTHER THAN THOSE DESIGNATED.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3911 -- Reps. Parks, Agnew, Cobb-Hunter, Howard and Pinson: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-45-180, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE PENALTIES IMPOSED FOR LATE PAYMENT OF PROPERTY TAXES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THESE PENALTIES ALSO APPLY TO A SPECIAL TAX OR UNIFORM SERVICE CHARGE WHICH IS INCLUDED ON THE PROPERTY TAX BILL.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3912 -- Reps. Scott, Agnew, Allen, Altman, Anderson, Anthony, Bailey, Bales, Ballentine, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clark, Clemmons, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Emory, Frye, Funderburk, Govan, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hiott, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kennedy, Kirsh, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Norman, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rhoad, Rice, Rivers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Simrill, Sinclair, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Townsend, Tripp, Umphlett, Vaughn, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Wilkins, Witherspoon and Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE THE TEMPLE ZION BAPTIST CHURCH OF COLUMBIA ON THE OCCASION OF ITS HISTORIC ONE HUNDREDTH ANNIVERSARY, AND COMMEND THE CHURCH FOR ONE HUNDRED YEARS OF SERVICE TO THE COMMUNITY.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3913 -- Reps. Scott, Agnew, Allen, Altman, Anderson, Anthony, Bailey, Bales, Ballentine, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clark, Clemmons, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Emory, Frye, Funderburk, Govan, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hiott, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kennedy, Kirsh, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Norman, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rhoad, Rice, Rivers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Simrill, Sinclair, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Townsend, Tripp, Umphlett, Vaughn, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Wilkins, Witherspoon and Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION HONORING MRS. GARDENIA B. RUFF OF RICHLAND COUNTY FOR HER LIFETIME OF DEDICATION AND SERVICE TO IMPROVING THE HEALTH OF SOUTH CAROLINA'S MINORITY POPULATION AND STRIVING TO ELIMINATE HEALTHCARE DISPARITIES, RECOGNIZING HER LEADERSHIP IN SPEARHEADING MANY PUBLIC SERVICE AND COMMUNITY IMPACT PROGRAMS, AND WISHING HER CONTINUED SUCCESS IN ALL HER FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3914 -- Reps. Ceips: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 6-11-1230, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE POWERS OF A COMMISSION OF A SPECIAL PURPOSE OR PUBLIC SERVICE DISTRICT, SO AS TO DELETE THE REQUIREMENT THAT MONIES REALIZED FROM FRONT-FOOT ASSESSMENTS, WHICH ARE LEVIED TO REIMBURSE A DISTRICT FOR THE COST OF INSTALLING SEWER LINES, MUST BE DEPOSITED IN A BANK LOCATED WITHIN THE COUNTY IN WHICH THE DISTRICT IS LOCATED.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3915 -- Reps. Pinson, Parks, Anthony and M.A. Pitts: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 6-11-325 SO AS TO AUTHORIZE A SPECIAL PURPOSE DISTRICT WHICH ONLY PROVIDES SEWAGE COLLECTION AND DISPOSAL SERVICES TO UTILIZE ANY METHOD OF FINANCING THE CONSTRUCTION OF SEWER LATERAL COLLECTION LINES NOTWITHSTANDING OTHER PROVISIONS OF LAW.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Point of Order

H. 3916 -- Reps. Chalk, Herbkersman and Ceips: 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. 3917 -- Reps. Viers, Rice and Witherspoon: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 56-5-9550 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A LOCAL GOVERNMENT MAY NOT ENACT AN ORDINANCE THAT ALLOWS AN AUTOMATED TRAFFIC CONTROL SYSTEM TO BE INSTALLED AT A HIGHWAY INTERSECTION, AND TO PROVIDE A DEFINITION FOR THE TERM "AUTOMATED TRAFFIC CONTROL SYSTEM".
Introduced and Committed

H. 3918 -- Reps. Viers, Witherspoon, Barfield and Davenport: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 44-95-25 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A LOCAL GOVERNMENT MAY NOT ENACT AN ORDINANCE THAT PROHIBITS SMOKING IN A RESTAURANT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3919 -- Reps. Viers, Loftis, Witherspoon, Clemmons, Hardwick, Barfield, Davenport, Hamilton, Herbkersman, Jefferson, Rhoad and Rice: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-37-224, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE CLASSIFICATION OF A MOTOR HOME AS REAL PROPERTY FOR PURPOSES OF AD VALOREM TAXES AND THE REQUIREMENTS NECESSARY FOR THAT CLASSIFICATION, SO AS TO INCLUDE BOATS WITHIN THE CLASSIFICATION IF THEY MEET THE SAME REQUIREMENTS, AND TO AMEND SECTION 12-37-220, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTIONS, SO AS TO EXEMPT A SUFFICIENT AMOUNT OF THE FAIR MARKET VALUE OF A WATERCRAFT AND OF THE COMBINED VALUE OF A WATERCRAFT AND ITS MOTOR, IF TAXED SEPARATELY, TO LIMIT TO ONE THOUSAND FIVE HUNDRED DOLLARS THE PROPERTY TAX DUE ON THE WATERCRAFT OR BOTH THE WATERCRAFT AND THE MOTOR, FOR ONE PROPERTY-TAX YEAR.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3920 -- Reps. Viers and Hardwick: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 5-31-1910, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE PROVISION OF WATER AND ELECTRIC SERVICES BEYOND CORPORATE LIMITS OF A MUNICIPALITY, SO AS TO PROHIBIT A MUNICIPALITY EXTENDING WATER OR ELECTRIC SERVICES TO NONRESIDENTS FROM REQUIRING ANNEXATION AS A CONDITION OF THE RECEIPT OF THE SERVICES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3921 -- Rep. Clemmons: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 40-15-172 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT MOBILE DENTAL FACILITIES OR PORTABLE DENTAL OPERATIONS MUST BE REGISTERED WITH THE STATE BOARD OF DENTISTRY, TO PROVIDE REGISTRATION CRITERIA, AND TO ESTABLISH FACILITY OPERATION REQUIREMENTS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3922 -- Reps. Witherspoon, Ott, Umphlett, Barfield, Cato and Bailey: A BILL TO AMEND TITLE 44, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO HEALTH, BY ADDING CHAPTER 18 SO AS TO ENACT THE "MERCURY SWITCH REMOVAL ACT OF 2005" IN ORDER TO ACHIEVE REDUCTIONS OF MERCURY IN THE ENVIRONMENT THROUGH REMOVAL AND COLLECTION OF MERCURY SWITCHES FROM MOTOR VEHICLES WEIGHING LESS THAN TWELVE THOUSAND POUNDS; TO PROVIDE THAT EVERY MANUFACTURER OF MOTOR VEHICLES SOLD IN THIS STATE TO WHICH THIS CHAPTER APPLIES SHALL DEVELOP A MERCURY MINIMIZATION PLAN TO BE FILED WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL; TO PROVIDE FOR CERTAIN COSTS WITH REGARD TO THE COLLECTION AND RECOVERY OF MERCURY SWITCHES TO BE PAID BY THE VEHICLE MANUFACTURER; TO PROVIDE FOR OTHER RELATED PROVISIONS PERTAINING TO THE RECYCLING, STORAGE, AND DISPOSAL OF MERCURY SWITCHES, INCLUDING DESIGNATING MERCURY SWITCHES AS UNIVERSAL WASTE AND REQUIRING THE DEPARTMENT TO PROMULGATE REGULATIONS FOR THE MANAGEMENT OF THESE SWITCHES; AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3923 -- Reps. Limehouse, Altman, Harrell, Merrill, Scarborough, Hinson, Dantzler, Chellis, Hagood and Ceips: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 3, TITLE 54, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE STATE PORTS AUTHORITY, BY ADDING ARTICLE 12 SO AS TO REQUIRE A FINGERPRINT-BASED CRIMINAL HISTORY CHECK OF EMPLOYEES OF THE PORTS AUTHORITY AND OTHER PERSONS ON TERMINALS ENGAGED IN ACTIVITIES RELATING TO CARGO MOVEMENT AT PORTS AUTHORITY FACILITIES, TO PROHIBIT THE EMPLOYMENT OF CERTAIN PERSONS AT PORTS AUTHORITY FACILITIES, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE PROCEDURES NECESSARY TO IMPLEMENT THE ABOVE PROVISIONS.
Introduced and Committed
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recalled

H. 3924 -- Rep. Herbkersman: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-63-35 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IF A SCHOOL ZONE IS REDRAWN TO EXCLUDE A STUDENT WHO HAS ALREADY BEGUN TO ATTEND A SCHOOL, THE STUDENT MAY CONTINUE TO ATTEND THE SCHOOL WITHOUT PAYING THE REIMBURSEMENT FEE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3925 -- Reps. Herbkersman, Chalk and Ceips: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 59-63-30, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO QUALIFICATIONS FOR ATTENDANCE OF A SCHOOL, SO AS TO CHANGE THE ASSESSED VALUE OF REAL ESTATE THAT A CHILD OWNS TO TEN THOUSAND DOLLARS AND TO EXCLUDE OWNERSHIP OF CEMETERY LOTS; AND TO PROVIDE THAT A CHILD WHO OWNS REAL ESTATE WITH AN ASSESSED VALUE OF THREE HUNDRED DOLLARS OR MORE BEFORE THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS ACT MAY ATTEND THE PUBLIC SCHOOL IN THE SCHOOL DISTRICT IN WHICH THE REAL ESTATE IS LOCATED.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3926 -- Reps. Taylor, Altman, Davenport and Rice: A BILL TO ENACT THE "SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATION TAX DEDUCTION ACT" BY ADDING CHAPTER 18 TO TITLE 12, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, SO AS TO PROVIDE A TAX DEDUCTION FOR EACH STUDENT WHO TRANSFERS TO AN INDEPENDENT SCHOOL OR FOR HOME SCHOOLING A STUDENT, AND TO PROVIDE FOR REPORTING AND ACCOUNTABILITY OF THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THIS CHAPTER; AND TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-1140, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DEDUCTIONS FROM INDIVIDUAL TAXABLE INCOME, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR A DEDUCTION FOR EACH STUDENT WHO TRANSFERS TO AN INDEPENDENT SCHOOL OR FOR HOME SCHOOLING A STUDENT AND PROVIDE FOR THE CALCULATION OF THE AMOUNT OF THE DEDUCTION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3927 -- Rep. Altman: A JOINT RESOLUTION PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO ARTICLE X OF THE CONSTITUTION OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1895, RELATING TO FINANCE AND TAXATION, SO AS TO EXEMPT CHARLESTON COUNTY FROM SECTIONS 1, 2, 3, 4, AND 6 REQUIRING THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO PROVIDE FOR THE ASSESSMENT AND COLLECTION OF AD VALOREM TAXES ON PROPERTY LOCATED IN A POLITICAL SUBDIVISION AND TO DEVOLVE THOSE POWERS AND RESPONSIBILITIES UPON CHARLESTON COUNTY COUNCIL FOR PROPERTY LOCATED IN CHARLESTON COUNTY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3928 -- Reps. Sinclair, Delleney, Littlejohn, Walker, Jennings and Altman: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 40-47-213, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION RELATING TO BOARD PROCEEDINGS, SO AS TO FURTHER PROVIDE WHEN CERTAIN INFORMATION MUST BECOME AVAILABLE FOR PUBLIC INSPECTION AND COPYING, PROVIDE THE PROCESS FOR WHEN A PROCEEDING BECOMES PUBLIC, PROVIDE WHEN A WITNESS MAY PETITION THE BOARD TO CLOSE THE HEARING OR RECORD, AND PROVIDE WHEN THE BOARD MAY ISSUE AN ORDER TO PROTECT THE WITNESS FROM HARM SHOWN TO BE PROBABLE FROM PUBLIC DISCLOSURE.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended

H. 3929 -- Rep. D.C. Smith: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND SAMUEL EDWARD "ED" STILLWELL FOR HIS EXEMPLARY SERVICE AS AN EDUCATOR AND COMMUNITY LEADER, AND WISH HIM CONTINUED SUCCESS IN ALL HIS FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3930 -- Rep. Bowers: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 12-37-223 SO AS TO ELIMINATE INCREASES IN FAIR MARKET VALUE OF OWNER-OCCUPIED RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY AND CERTAIN OTHER REAL PROPERTY ATTRIBUTABLE TO QUADRENNIAL REASSESSMENT IN A COUNTY, AND PROVIDE THE PERIOD FOR WHICH THIS EXEMPTION APPLIES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3931 -- Rep. Bowers: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO ALLOW A COUNTY IN WHICH VALUES ATTRIBUTABLE TO A COUNTYWIDE PROPERTY TAX EQUALIZATION AND REASSESSMENT PROGRAM CONDUCTED AFTER 2000 WHICH HAS NOT YET BEEN IMPLEMENTED AN ADDITIONAL ONE-YEAR DELAY IN IMPLEMENTING THE REASSESSED VALUES BEYOND THE ONE-YEAR DELAY ALLOWED BY LAW.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3932 -- Reps. Harrell, Wilkins and Chellis: A BILL TO AMEND AND REENACT CERTAIN PROVISIONS OF SECTION 11-41-30, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS IN REGARD TO THE STATE GENERAL OBLIGATION ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT BOND ACT, SO AS TO REVISE SPECIFIC DEFINITIONS; TO AMEND SECTION 11-41-40, RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF THESE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT BONDS, SO AS TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THE MANNER OF SUCH ISSUANCE; TO AMEND AND REENACT SECTION 11-41-70, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO BOND NOTIFICATION AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS FOR THE ISSUANCE OF THESE BONDS, SO AS TO MAKE CONFORMING CHANGES TO THE DEFINITION REVISIONS CONTAINED ABOVE AND TO FURTHER PROVIDE THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS FOR THE ISSUANCE OF THESE BONDS; AND TO PROVIDE FINDINGS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY THAT THE FUNDING OF THESE PROJECTS WITH THESE BONDS SERVES A VALID PUBLIC PURPOSE AND BENEFITS THIS STATE WITH SUBSEQUENT ECONOMIC AND EMPLOYMENT BENEFITS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Reconsidered
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Message from Senate
Ratified
Veto Message
Veto Overridden

H. 3933 -- Rep. Rice: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-5015, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO SUNSCREEN DEVICES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE AFFIDAVIT THAT VERIFIES THAT A PERSON HAS A PHYSICAL CONDITION THAT REQUIRES HIS VEHICLE TO BE EQUIPPED WITH SUNSCREENING MATERIAL MUST BE UPDATED EVERY YEAR INSTEAD OF EVERY TWO YEARS, TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES SHALL ISSUE A MOTOR VEHICLE DECAL TO A PERSON WHO PRESENTS TO IT AN AFFIDAVIT THAT STATES THAT THE PERSON HAS A PHYSICAL CONDITION THAT MAKES IT NECESSARY TO EQUIP HIS MOTOR VEHICLE WITH CERTAIN SUNSCREENING MATERIAL, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE DECAL MUST BE DISPLAYED ON THE DRIVER'S SIDE REAR EXTERIOR WINDOW OF THE VEHICLE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3934 -- Rep. Altman: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 59-7-10, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION, SO AS TO ADD TO THIS COMMISSION THE CHAIRMEN OF THE HOUSE WAYS AND MEANS COMMITTEE, SENATE FINANCE COMMITTEE, HOUSE EDUCATION AND PUBLIC WORKS COMMITTEE, AND SENATE EDUCATION COMMITTEE AND THE SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVE AND THE PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3935 -- Reps. Rutherford, Agnew, Allen, Altman, Anderson, Anthony, Bailey, Bales, Ballentine, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clark, Clemmons, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Emory, Frye, Funderburk, Govan, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hiott, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kennedy, Kirsh, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Norman, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rhoad, Rice, Rivers, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Simrill, Sinclair, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Townsend, Tripp, Umphlett, Vaughn, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Wilkins, Witherspoon and Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO DECLARE WEDNESDAY, APRIL 20, 2005, AS "LINKS DAY AT THE CAPITOL", TO RECOGNIZE THE SOUTH CAROLINA CHAPTER OF THE SOUTHERN AREA OF THE LINKS, INC., AND TO COMMEND THEM ON THEIR EFFORTS AND ADVOCACY IN SEEKING TO ELIMINATE HEALTH DISPARITIES IN THIS STATE.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3936 -- Rep. Toole: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION RECOGNIZING THE ACADEMIC PROWESS AND ENTREPRENEURIAL SPIRIT OF THE STUDENTS OF WHITE KNOLL HIGH SCHOOL IN LEXINGTON COUNTY WHO RECEIVED STATEWIDE DECA AWARDS IN MARKETING COMPETITION IN CHARLESTON RECENTLY, AND WISHING THEM AND THEIR TEACHERS AND ADVISORS, CARL VADASZ AND APRIL BRAGG, WELL AS THEY COMPETE ON THE NATIONAL LEVEL APRIL 27-30, 2005, IN ANAHEIM, CALIFORNIA.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3937 -- Reps. Ott, Lucas, Anthony, Bales, R. Brown, Clark, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Frye, Taylor and McLeod: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 1-11-30 SO AS TO CREATE THE SOUTH CAROLINA RURAL INFRASTRUCTURE BANK TRUST FUND, TO PROVIDE THAT AN ELIGIBLE APPLICANT MAY APPLY FOR A WATER OR SEWER CONSTRUCTION PROJECT, AND TO PROVIDE FOR CRITERIA FOR APPROVING A PROJECT; AND TO AMEND SECTION 12-10-85, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE STATE RURAL INFRASTRUCTURE FUND, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A MUNICIPALITY IS ELIGIBLE FOR GRANTS UNDER THE FUND, TO PROVIDE FOR THE USE OF REVENUES IN THE FUND, AND TO ADD THE OFFICE OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT AS AN ENTITY CHARGED WITH SUBMITTING A REPORT TO THE GOVERNOR AND GENERAL ASSEMBLY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3938 -- Reps. Brady, Agnew, Anderson, Battle, Bowers, Emory, Funderburk, McLeod, Miller, Pinson and J.E. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 12-37-980 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR DETERMINING THE FAIR MARKET VALUE OF OFF-PREMISES OUTDOOR ADVERTISING SIGNS FOR PURPOSES OF THE PROPERTY TAX.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3939 -- Reps. Loftis, Cato, Leach, G.R. Smith, Tripp, Vaughn and Witherspoon: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 44-55-1420 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL SHALL ISSUE AN INDIVIDUAL SEWAGE TREATMENT AND DISPOSAL SYSTEM PERMIT IF A PUBLIC SEWAGE SYSTEM IS AVAILABLE BUT NOT OPERATING IF OTHER PERMIT REQUIREMENTS ARE MET.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3940 -- Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD, RELATING TO DATA REPORTING REQUIREMENTS PERTAINING TO SOUTH CAROLINA HOSPITALS; DATA REPORTING REQUIREMENTS PERTAINING TO SUBMISSION OF AMBULATORY ENCOUNTER DATA: DATA RELEASE FOR MEDICAL ENCOUNTER DATA AND FINANCIAL REPORTS, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 2959, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Ratified

H. 3941 -- Rep. J.E. Smith: 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. 3942 -- Reps. Delleney, W.D. Smith and F.N. Smith: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO FIX 12:00 NOON ON WEDNESDAY, MAY 25, 2005, AS THE TIME TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE CIRCUIT COURT, AT-LARGE SEAT 12, WHOSE TERM EXPIRES JUNE 30, 2008; AND TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE FAMILY COURT FOR THE SIXTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, SEAT 1, WHOSE TERM EXPIRES JUNE 30, 2007.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3943 -- Reps. Loftis, Anderson, G. Brown, R. Brown, Clark, Davenport, Frye, J. Hines, Jefferson, Littlejohn, Mahaffey, Martin, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, Parks, Sandifer, Sinclair, J.R. Smith and Vaughn: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 44-7-35 SO AS TO ENACT THE "THERON NORRIS ACT" TO PROVIDE THAT HEALTH CARE FACILITIES SHALL IMPLEMENT A METHOD OF IDENTIFYING PATIENTS WITH MENTAL OR NEUROLOGICAL IMPAIRMENTS OR CONDITIONS SO THAT IF THE PATIENT IS OFF HIS OR HER UNIT THE PATIENT'S IMPAIRMENT OR CONDITION CAN BE READILY KNOWN AND TO PROVIDE THAT SUCH A PATIENT MUST NOT BE LEFT UNATTENDED OR UNSUPERVISED WHILE OFF HIS OR HER UNIT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3944 -- Reps. Toole, G. Brown, Davenport and Witherspoon: A BILL TO AMEND SECTIONS 62-3-801 AND 62-3-803, BOTH AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BOTH RELATING TO CREDITORS' CLAIMS AGAINST AN ESTATE, SO AS TO INCREASE THE TIME FOR PRESENTATION OF CLAIMS FROM WITHIN EIGHT MONTHS TO WITHIN TWELVE MONTHS AFTER NOTICE TO THE CREDITORS AND TO PROVIDE FURTHER, THAT A CREDITOR MAY FILE A CLAIM AGAINST A DECEDENTS' ESTATE AT ANY TIME WITHIN TWELVE MONTHS AFTER THE DEATH OF THE DECEDENT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3945 -- Rep. Toole: 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 PROVIDE THAT THE FEE CHARGED BY THE DEPARTMENT MUST BE PAID BY THE DEBTOR AND NOT THE GOVERNMENTAL ENTITY FOR WHOM THE DEBT IS COLLECTED.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3946 -- Rep. G.R. Smith: A JOINT RESOLUTION 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

H. 3947 -- Reps. W.D. Smith, Hayes, Ott and J.E. Smith: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO MEMORIALIZE CONGRESS TO PASS THE BILL SPONSORED BY SENATORS LINDSEY GRAHAM AND CHARLES SCHUMER WHICH WOULD IMPOSE A 27.5 PERCENT TARIFF ON ALL CHINESE EXPORTS TO THE UNITED STATES IF THE CHINESE DO NOT CEASE UNDERVALUING ITS CURRENCY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3948 -- Reps. M. Hines: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND CONGRATULATE ALLIE BROOKS, JR., OF FLORENCE FOR HIS TWENTY-NINE YEARS OF EDUCATING, MENTORING, AND LEADING STUDENTS AS PRINCIPAL OF WILSON HIGH SCHOOL, AND WISH HIM GOOD HEALTH AND HAPPINESS UPON HIS RETIREMENT.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3949 -- Rep. Cooper: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 12-21-4025 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR CHARITY GAMING.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3950 -- Reps. E.H. Pitts and Kirsh: 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 PHASE IN OVER FOUR YEARS AN EXEMPTION FROM SALES TAX OF 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

H. 3951 -- Reps. Thompson and Brady: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 16-1-60, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO VIOLENT CRIMES, SO AS TO INCLUDE THE OFFENSE OF MANUFACTURING METHAMPHETAMINE AS A VIOLENT CRIME; TO AMEND SECTION 44-53-110, RELATING TO DEFINITION OF TERMS USED IN THE CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES ACT, SO AS TO AMEND THE DEFINITION OF "PARAPHERNALIA", TO REVISE THE DEFINITION OF "CRACK COCAINE" BY DEFINING "COCAINE BASE", TO ADD THE DEFINITION OF "METHAMPHETAMINE", WHICH INCLUDES CRANK, ICE, AND CRYSTAL METH, AND TO DELETE THE DEFINITION OF "ICE OR CRANK"; TO AMEND SECTION 44-53-365, RELATING TO THEFT OF CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES, SO AS TO INCLUDE THEFT OF PRECURSOR SUBSTANCES; TO AMEND SECTION 44-53-370, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES VIOLATIONS AND CRIMINAL PENALTIES FOR SUCH VIOLATIONS, SO AS TO EXCEPT METHAMPHETAMINES FROM THESE PROVISIONS; AND TO AMEND SECTION 44-53-375, RELATING TO THE MANUFACTURE, POSSESSION, DISTRIBUTION, AND OTHER OFFENSES RELATING TO ICE, CRANK, AND CRACK COCAINE, SO AS TO CLARIFY PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS OF METHAMPHETAMINE AND COCAINE BASE, TO MAKE POSSESSION OF EQUIPMENT USED IN THE MANUFACTURE OF METHAMPHETAMINE PRIMA FACIE EVIDENCE OF THE INTENT TO MANUFACTURE, AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR POSSESSION, AND OTHER OFFENSES, OF EPHEDRINE, PSEUDOEPHEDRINE, AND PHENYLPROPANOLAMINE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3952 -- Rep. Stewart: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 50-11-760, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE PROHIBITION AGAINST HUNTING FROM CERTAIN PUBLIC ROADS AND RAILROAD RIGHTS-OF-WAY, SO AS TO FURTHER DEFINE THE TERM HUNTING AND CERTAIN OTHER TERMS FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3953 -- Rep. White: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 16-3-1030 SO AS TO CREATE THE OFFENSE OF OBSTRUCTION OF LEGAL PROCESS WHEN A PERSON OBSTRUCTS OR INTERFERES WITH THE SERVICE OF PROCESS, RULE, OR ORDER OF A COURT OR USES FORCE, THREAT, OR INTIMIDATION TO INTERFERE WITH THE SERVICE OF PROCESS, RULE, OR ORDER OF A COURT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3954 -- Reps. Jennings and G.M. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 23-3-430, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO CERTAIN CONVICTIONS RENDERING A PERSON A SEX OFFENDER, SO AS TO REQUIRE A HEARING BEFORE THE ADMINISTRATIVE LAW COURT TO DETERMINE WHETHER A PERSON CONVICTED OF A KIDNAPPING OFFENSE BEFORE THE CREATION OF THE SEX OFFENDER REGISTRY SHOULD BE PLACED ON THE REGISTRY IF THE KIDNAPPING OFFENSE INVOLVED A CRIMINAL SEXUAL CONDUCT OFFENSE OR AN ATTEMPTED CRIMINAL SEXUAL CONDUCT OFFENSE AND TO PROVIDE THAT APPEAL OF THE ORDER OF AN ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGE IS TO THE COURT OF APPEALS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3955 -- Rep. Hosey: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE AND EXTEND VERY BEST WISHES TO BEN WALLACE OF ALLENDALE COUNTY AS HE CELEBRATES HIS ONE HUNDREDTH BIRTHDAY THIS WEEK AND TO WISH HIM MANY MORE HAPPY BIRTHDAYS TO COME.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3956 -- Rep. Hayes: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION NAME THE BRIDGE LOCATED AT 416 OAKLAND ROAD IN THE COUNTY OF DILLON THAT CROSSES INTERSTATE 95 THE "LISTON 'GURNIE' ROWELL MEMORIAL BRIDGE", AND TO ERECT APPROPRIATE MARKERS OR SIGNS AT THIS BRIDGE THAT CONTAIN THE WORDS "LISTON 'GURNIE' ROWELL MEMORIAL BRIDGE".
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Amended
Debate Adjourned
Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3957 -- Reps. Haskins, Harrison, Altman, Bingham, Cato, Chalk, Clark, Cooper, Davenport, Delleney, Edge, Frye, Herbkersman, Huggins, Lucas, Merrill, Owens, Perry, Pinson, Rice, Scarborough, Sinclair, D.C. Smith, J.R. Smith, Stewart and Toole: A BILL TO ENACT THE "UNBORN VICTIMS OF VIOLENCE ACT OF 2005" BY ADDING SECTION 16-3-1080, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON WHO COMMITS A VIOLENT CRIME THAT CAUSES THE DEATH OF, OR INJURY TO, A CHILD IN UTERO IS GUILTY OF A SEPARATE OFFENSE AND THAT THE PERSON MUST BE PUNISHED AS IF THE DEATH OR INJURY OCCURRED TO THE UNBORN CHILD'S MOTHER; TO SPECIFY CERTAIN ELEMENTS THAT ARE NOT REQUIRED TO BE PROVEN; TO PROVIDE THAT THE PERSON MUST BE PUNISHED FOR MURDER OR ATTEMPTED MURDER IF THE PERSON INTENTIONALLY KILLED OR ATTEMPTED TO KILL THE UNBORN CHILD; TO PROHIBIT IMPOSING THE DEATH PENALTY FOR AN OFFENSE PROSECUTED PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION; AND TO PROHIBIT THE PROSECUTION OF A PERSON FOR CONDUCT RELATED TO AN ABORTION IF PROPER CONSENT WAS OBTAINED AND TO MEDICAL TREATMENT OF A PREGNANT WOMAN AND OF A WOMAN WITH RESPECT TO HER UNBORN CHILD.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3958 -- Reps. Ceips, Loftis, Duncan, Bailey, Coates, Delleney, Hamilton, Herbkersman, Leach, Littlejohn, Mahaffey, McCraw, Owens, M.A. Pitts, Rice, G.R. Smith, Talley, Taylor, Walker and Young: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 15-5-5 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT FOR PURPOSES OF A CIVIL CAUSE OF ACTION, "PERSON" INCLUDES AN UNBORN CHILD AT EVERY STAGE OF GESTATION IN UTERO FROM CONCEPTION UNTIL LIVE BIRTH; BY ADDING SECTION 16-3-90 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT FOR PURPOSES OF OFFENSES ARISING OUT OF THE UNLAWFUL KILLING OR BATTERY OF A PERSON, THE TERM "PERSON" INCLUDES AN UNBORN CHILD AT EVERY STAGE OF GESTATION IN UTERO FROM CONCEPTION UNTIL LIVE BIRTH AND TO PROVIDE FOR EXCEPTIONS; BY ADDING SECTION 50-21-185 SO AS TO PROVIDE A DEFINITION OF "PERSON" WHICH INCLUDES AN UNBORN CHILD AT EVERY STAGE OF GESTATION IN UTERO FROM CONCEPTION UNTIL LIVE BIRTH FOR THE PURPOSES OF FISH, GAME, AND WATERCRAFT OFFENSES; BY ADDING SECTION 56-5-2915 SO AS TO PROVIDE A DEFINITION FOR "PERSON" WHICH INCLUDES AN UNBORN CHILD AT EVERY STAGE OF GESTATION IN UTERO FROM CONCEPTION UNTIL LIVE BIRTH FOR PURPOSES OF OFFENSES INVOLVING MOTOR VEHICLES; AND TO AMEND SECTION 50-21-10, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO EQUIPMENT AND OPERATION OF WATERCRAFT, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEFINITION OF "PERSON" INCLUDES AN UNBORN CHILD AT EVERY STAGE OF GESTATION IN UTERO FROM CONCEPTION UNTIL LIVE BIRTH.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3959 -- Rep. White: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 38-71-147, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE PROHIBITION AGAINST LIMITING A PARTICIPANT OR BENEFICIARY OF A HEALTH INSURANCE POLICY OR HEALTH MAINTENANCE ORGANIZATION PLAN FROM SELECTING A PHARMACY OR PHARMACIST OF HIS OWN CHOICE, SO AS TO DELETE PROVISIONS REQUIRING THE PHARMACY OR PHARMACIST TO AGREE TO PARTICIPATE IN THE PLAN ACCORDING TO THE INSURER'S TERMS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3960 -- Reps. Loftis, Davenport, Merrill, Altman, Bales, Ceips, Delleney, Duncan, Harrell, Jefferson, Leach, Littlejohn, Mahaffey, Owens, Perry, E.H. Pitts, Stewart, Vaughn and Witherspoon: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 8-13-735, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE PROHIBITION AGAINST PARTICIPATION IN DECISIONS AFFECTING A PERSON'S ECONOMIC INTEREST BY A PERSON WHO IS EMPLOYED BY OR SERVES ON THE GOVERNING BODY OF A STATE OR LOCAL GOVERNMENTAL ENTITY, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT AN INDIVIDUAL WHO IS EMPLOYED BY THE STATE MAY NOT SERVE ON THE GOVERNING BOARD OF THE AGENCY EMPLOYING HIM OR ON ANY OTHER STATE BOARD OR COMMISSION WHICH REGULATES AN INDUSTRY WITH WHICH THE EMPLOYEE IS INVOLVED IN THE PERFORMANCE OF HIS OFFICIAL DUTIES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3961 -- Reps. Mack, Agnew, Allen, Altman, Anderson, Anthony, Bailey, Bales, Ballentine, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clark, Clemmons, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Emory, Frye, Funderburk, Govan, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hiott, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kennedy, Kirsh, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Loftis, Lucas, Mahaffey, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Norman, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rhoad, Rice, Rivers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Simrill, Sinclair, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Townsend, Tripp, Umphlett, Vaughn, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Wilkins, Witherspoon and Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE DEEPEST SYMPATHY OF THE MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO THE FAMILY OF OUR FRIEND AND COLLEAGUE, THE HONORABLE WALTER P. LLOYD, A MEMBER OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES FROM DISTRICT 121, UPON HIS DEATH.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3962 -- Reps. Govan, Agnew, Allen, Altman, Anderson, Anthony, Bailey, Bales, Ballentine, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clark, Clemmons, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Emory, Frye, Funderburk, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hiott, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kennedy, Kirsh, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Loftis, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Norman, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rhoad, Rice, Rivers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Simrill, Sinclair, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Townsend, Tripp, Umphlett, Vaughn, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Wilkins, Witherspoon and Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE THE SOUTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY GOSPEL CHOIR, THE UNITED VOICES OF CHRIST, UPON BEING NAMED THE 2005 NATIONAL COLLEGIATE GOSPEL CHOIR OF THE YEAR.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3963 -- Reps. Bowers and R. Brown: A BILL TO DESIGNATE THE PORTION OF UNITED STATES HIGHWAY 17 LOCATED IN COLLETON COUNTY AS ACE BASIN SCENIC PARKWAY.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings

H. 3964 -- Rep. Haskins: A HOUSE RESOLUTION RECOGNIZING AND HONORING LAURA BEAUVAIS-GODWIN FOR HER DEDICATION AND SERVICE ASSISTING COUPLES AND PLACING CHILDREN IN CARING HOMES THROUGH HER CAROLINA HOPE CHRISTIAN ADOPTION AGENCY, AND WISHING HER CONTINUED SUCCESS IN ALL HER FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3965 -- Rep. Cobb-Hunter: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION RECOGNIZING THE TENTH ANNIVERSARY OF DR. HENRY N. TISDALE AS PRESIDENT OF CLAFLIN UNIVERSITY IN ORANGEBURG, AND CELEBRATING HIS COUNTLESS CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE UNIVERSITY, THE COMMUNITY, AND THE STATE DURING THAT "SOLID GOLD DECADE".
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3966 -- Rep. Norman: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION RECOGNIZING AND CONGRATULATING THE STUDENTS, FACULTY, ADMINISTRATION, AND STAFF OF INDEPENDENCE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL IN YORK COUNTY ON RECEIVING THE 2005 PALMETTO'S FINEST AWARD AND FOR STRIVING TO REACH AND MAXIMIZE THE FULL MEASURE OF THEIR TALENTS AND ABILITIES.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3967 -- Rep. Coleman: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 12-36-2685 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A RETAILER DOING BUSINESS IN SOUTH CAROLINA WHO DELIVERS TANGIBLE PERSONAL PROPERTY INTO A COUNTY IN THIS STATE IN WHICH THE RETAILER MAINTAINS NO RETAIL LOCATIONS AND IN WHICH IS IMPOSED A LOCAL SALES AND USE TAX ADMINISTERED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE, IS NOT REQUIRED TO COLLECT AND REMIT THAT COUNTY'S SALES AND USE TAX AND TO PROVIDE THAT THIS SECTION DOES NOT RELIEVE THE USER OR CONSUMER OF THE TANGIBLE PERSONNEL PROPERTY OF PAYING THE APPLICABLE LOCAL USE TAX.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3968 -- Reps. Govan, Clyburn, Rutherford, Hosey, Moody-Lawrence, Lee, Clark, Allen, Breeland, J. Brown, R. Brown, Davenport, Jefferson, Littlejohn, Mack, J.H. Neal, Rice and Scott: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 44-1-285 SO AS TO ENACT THE HEALTHY SOUTH CAROLINIANS 2010 ACT AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL SHALL DEVELOP AND PROMOTE HEALTHY SOUTH CAROLINIANS 2010 GOALS AND OBJECTIVES, USING THE FEDERAL HEALTHY PEOPLE 2010 AS A MODEL; TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT SHALL REPORT ANNUALLY TO THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY ON THE STATUS OF DISPARITIES IN HEALTH AMONG MINORITIES AND NONMINORITIES; TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT SHALL WORK WITH MINORITY PHYSICIAN NETWORKS TO DEVELOP PROGRAMS TO EDUCATE HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS ABOUT THE IMPORTANCE OF CULTURE IN HEALTH STATUS; TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT SHALL WORK WITH HEALTH ORGANIZATIONS TO INCREASE THE PROPORTION OF HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS FROM MINORITY BACKGROUNDS; AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT SHALL PROMOTE RESEARCH ON METHODS TO REDUCE DISPARITIES IN HEALTH CARE; AND TO ADD SECTION 44-6-225 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES SHALL CONTRACT WITH MINORITY PHYSICIAN NETWORKS TO PROVIDE COST-EFFECTIVE MEDICAID SERVICES; AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT SHALL WORK TO EXPAND MINORITY PHYSICIAN NETWORKS IN EACH HEALTH DISTRICT.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading

H. 3969 -- Rep. Norman: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE FORT MILL HIGH SCHOOL MARCHING BAND, SCHOOL ADMINISTRATORS, AND FACULTY AT A DATE AND TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF RECOGNIZING THEIR HARD WORK AND DEDICATION.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3970 -- Rep. Norman: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND THOMAS EDWARD CALHOUN "TEC" DOWLING OF FORT MILL FOR HIS OUTSTANDING SERVICE AS SUPERINTENDENT OF FORT MILL SCHOOL DISTRICT FOUR UPON HIS RETIREMENT, AND TO WISH HIM MUCH SUCCESS IN HIS FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3971 -- Rep. Norman: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE THE FORT MILL HIGH SCHOOL MARCHING BAND ON CAPTURING THE 2004 SOUTH CAROLINA AAAA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP, AND HONOR THE BAND MEMBERS AND DIRECTOR OF BANDS MARTIN DICKEY FOR THEIR HARD WORK AND DEDICATION.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3972 -- Rep. Emory: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 44-113-20, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DEFINITION OF TERMS IN THE PROVIDER SELF REFERRAL ACT, INCLUDING THE DEFINITION OF "INVESTMENT INTEREST" USED IN THE PROVIDER SELF-REFERRAL ACT AND EXEMPTIONS FROM THIS DEFINITION, SO AS TO CLARIFY THAT THE EXEMPTION FOR AN INVESTMENT INTEREST IN AN ENTITY IN RURAL AREAS MUST ONLY PROVIDE SEVENTY-FIVE PERCENT OR MORE OF THE DESIGNATED HEALTH SERVICES, RATHER THAN ALL OF THESE SERVICES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3973 -- Reps. Ceips, Wilkins, Agnew, Allen, Altman, Anderson, Anthony, Bailey, Bales, Ballentine, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Chalk, Chellis, Clark, Clemmons, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Emory, Frye, Funderburk, Govan, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hiott, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kennedy, Kirsh, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Loftis, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Norman, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rhoad, Rice, Rivers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Simrill, Sinclair, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Townsend, Tripp, Umphlett, Vaughn, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Witherspoon and Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO WELCOME HOME HERBERT L. JONES OF COLUMBIA, SOUTH CAROLINA, FROM HIS TOUR OF DUTY IN IRAQ AND TO EXPRESS THE DEEPEST RESPECT AND ADMIRATION OF THE MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES FOR THE SACRIFICES HE MADE IN SERVICE TO OUR NATION AND THE PEOPLE OF IRAQ.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3974 -- Reps. Scott, Agnew, Allen, Altman, Anderson, Anthony, Bailey, Bales, Ballentine, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clark, Clemmons, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Emory, Frye, Funderburk, Govan, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hiott, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kennedy, Kirsh, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Loftis, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Norman, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rhoad, Rice, Rivers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Simrill, Sinclair, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Townsend, Tripp, Umphlett, Vaughn, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Wilkins, Witherspoon and Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE THE TEMPLE ZION BAPTIST CHURCH OF COLUMBIA ON THE OCCASION OF ITS HISTORIC ONE HUNDREDTH ANNIVERSARY, AND COMMEND THE CHURCH FOR ONE HUNDRED YEARS OF SERVICE TO THE COMMUNITY.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3975 -- Rep. Agnew: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE THE BOONESBOROUGH TOWNSHIP HISTORICAL SOCIETY UPON THE COMPLETION OF THE RESTORATION OF THE TEMPLETON-DRAKE LOG CABIN IN DONALDS, SOUTH CAROLINA, AND TO COMMEND THE MEMBERS OF THE SOCIETY FOR THEIR IMPORTANT WORK IN PRESERVING THE HERITAGE OF ABBEVILLE AND ANDERSON COUNTIES.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3976 -- Reps. Harrison and Wilkins: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 11, TITLE 40, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PROFESSIONS AND OCCUPATIONS, BY ADDING ARTICLE 3 SO AS TO PROVIDE PROCEDURES FOR RIGHT TO CURE NONRESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION DEFECTS BEFORE A CIVIL ACTION OR OTHER REMEDY PROVIDED BY LAW OR CONTRACT MAY BE INSTITUTED OR CONTINUED.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3977 -- Reps. Thompson, Simrill, Sandifer, Cobb-Hunter, Wilkins, Leach, Hosey, Altman, Emory, Hamilton, Harrison, Lucas, Martin, McGee, Merrill, J.M. Neal, Ott, Perry, M.A. Pitts, Scarborough, G.R. Smith, Taylor, Townsend, White and Whitmire: A BILL TO AMEND TITLE 23, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO LAW ENFORCEMENT AND PUBLIC SAFETY BY ADDING CHAPTER 23, SO AS TO ESTABLISH THE LAW ENFORCEMENT TRAINING COUNCIL, TO ESTABLISH A PROGRAM OF TRAINING FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS AND OTHER PERSON EMPLOYED IN THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE COUNCIL SHALL OVERSEE THE ACTIVITIES OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA CRIMINAL JUSTICE ACADEMY; TO AMEND SECTION 6-11-340, RELATING TO PROTECTION OF SPECIAL PURPOSE DISTRICTS, SO AS TO SUBSTITUTE "CRIMINAL JUSTICE ACADEMY" FOR "CRIMINAL JUSTICE ACADEMY DIVISION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY"; TO AMEND SECTION 23-28-30, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO TRAINING COURSES FOR RESERVE OFFICERS, SO AS TO SUBSTITUTE "LAW ENFORCEMENT TRAINING COUNCIL" FOR "SOUTH CAROLINA CRIMINAL JUSTICE ACADEMY DIVISION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY"; TO AMEND SECTION 23-28-40, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO TRAINING PROVIDED FOR RESERVE OFFICERS, SO AS TO SUBSTITUTE "LAW ENFORCEMENT TRAINING COUNCIL" FOR "SOUTH CAROLINA CRIMINAL JUSTICE ACADEMY DIVISION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY" AND "TRAINING COUNCIL" FOR "TRAINING ADVISORY COUNCIL"; TO AMEND SECTION 23-47-20, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO 911 SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS, SO AS TO SUBSTITUTE "LAW ENFORCEMENT TRAINING COUNCIL (CRIMINAL JUSTICE ACADEMY)" FOR "CRIMINAL JUSTICE ACADEMY DIVISION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY" AND "LAW ENFORCEMENT TRAINING COUNCIL" FOR "DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY"; AND TO AMEND SECTION 40-18-30, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA LAW ENFORCEMENT DIVISION, SO AS TO SUBSTITUTE "LAW ENFORCEMENT TRAINING COUNCIL" FOR "SOUTH CAROLINA CRIMINAL JUSTICE ACADEMY DIVISION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY" AND TO REPEAL ARTICLE 9, CHAPTER 6, TITLE 23, RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY'S DIVISION OF TRAINING AND CONTINUING EDUCATION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3978 -- Rep. Witherspoon: A BILL TO AMEND TITLE 48, CHAPTER 27, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE LICENSING AND REGULATION OF FORESTERS, SO AS TO CONFORM THIS CHAPTER TO THE STATUTORY ORGANIZATIONAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE FRAMEWORK ESTABLISHED FOR PROFESSIONAL AND OCCUPATIONAL LICENSING BOARDS IN CHAPTER 1, TITLE 40, TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR AND CLARIFY PROFESSIONAL FORESTRY STANDARDS AND PRACTICES, TO REVISE PROCEDURES FOR LICENSING OF FORESTRY PROFESSIONALS, AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR CERTAIN VIOLATIONS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3979 -- Rep. Barfield: A BILL TO AMEND SECTIONS 56-3-1110 AND 56-3-1120, BOTH AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES TO WARTIME DISABLED VETERANS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A SPECIAL LICENSE PLATE MAY BE ISSUED TO A WARTIME DISABLED VETERAN WHO ALSO IS THE RECIPIENT OF THE PURPLE HEART, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE DISTINCTIVE PURPLE HEART INSIGNIA BE IMPRINTED ON IT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3980 -- Rep. Viers: A HOUSE RESOLUTION MEMORIALIZING THE CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES TO ABOLISH THE DEATH TAX IMMEDIATELY AND PERMANENTLY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3981 -- Rep. Viers: A HOUSE RESOLUTION REQUESTING THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES TO SUPPORT AND QUICKLY CONFIRM ALL NOMINEES OF PRESIDENT GEORGE W. BUSH TO THE UNITED STATES SUPREME COURT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3982 -- Rep. Viers: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO MEMORIALIZE THE SOUTH CAROLINA CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION TO PASS SOCIAL SECURITY PERSONAL RETIREMENT ACCOUNTS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3983 -- Rep. Viers: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO REQUEST OUR ELECTED REPRESENTATIVES AND SENATORS IN THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO END THE ABUSE OF TORT LAWS AGAINST THE FIREARMS INDUSTRY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3984 -- Reps. Leach, Haskins, G.M. Smith, Harrison, Wilkins, Altman, Merrill, Frye, Cotty, Chellis, Huggins, Whitmire, Brady, Clark, Duncan, Ballentine, Limehouse, Pinson, Haley, Toole, Bailey, Ceips, Hagood, Harrell, Herbkersman, J. Hines, Hinson, Kirsh, Littlejohn, Mahaffey, McGee, Perry, E.H. Pitts, Sandifer, Scarborough, Simrill, Sinclair, D.C. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.R. Smith, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Vaughn, Viers, Walker, Umphlett, Hamilton and Clemmons: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 16-25-10, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE DEFINITION OF "HOUSEHOLD MEMBER" FOR PURPOSES OF CRIMINAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE, SO AS TO PROVIDE A DEFINITION FOR THE TERM; TO AMEND SECTION 16-25-20, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO CRIMINAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE OFFENSES, SO AS TO INCREASE THE FINES FOR A PERSON WHO COMMITS FIRST OFFENSE CRIMINAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AND TO INCREASE THE PENALTIES AND FINES FOR A PERSON WHO COMMITS CRIMINAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE WHO HAS A PRIOR CONVICTION FOR CRIMINAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE OR CRIMINAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE OF A HIGH AND AGGRAVATED NATURE AND FOR A PERSON WHO COMMITS CRIMINAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE WHO HAS TWO PRIOR CONVICTIONS FOR CRIMINAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE OR CRIMINAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE OF A HIGH AND AGGRAVATED NATURE WITHIN THE PREVIOUS TEN YEARS; TO AMEND SECTION 16-25-65, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO CRIMINAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE OF A HIGH AND AGGRAVATED NATURE, SO AS TO ADD A MANDATORY MINIMUM SENTENCE OF ONE YEAR TO THE EXISTING MAXIMUM PENALTY; BY ADDING SECTION 16-25-100 SO AS TO REQUIRE MAGISTRATES, MUNICIPAL COURT JUDGES, FAMILY COURT JUDGES, AND CIRCUIT COURT JUDGES TO RECEIVE CONTINUING LEGAL EDUCATION ON ISSUES CONCERNING DOMESTIC VIOLENCE; BY ADDING SECTION 16-25-120 SO AS TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL FACTORS THE COURT MAY CONSIDER WHEN DETERMINING WHETHER TO RELEASE A PERSON ON BOND WHO HAS BEEN CHARGED WITH A VIOLENT OFFENSE WHEN THE VICTIM IS A HOUSEHOLD MEMBER UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS; TO AMEND SECTION 17-22-90, RELATING TO AGREEMENTS REQUIRED OF OFFENDERS PARTICIPATING IN THE PRETRIAL INTERVENTION PROGRAM, SO AS TO REQUIRE A PERSON TO AGREE IN WRITING TO SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETE A BATTERER'S TREATMENT PROGRAM IF THE OFFENSE IS FIRST OFFENSE CRIMINAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE; TO AMEND SECTION 20-4-20, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE DEFINITION OF "HOUSEHOLD MEMBER" FOR PURPOSES OF DOMESTIC ABUSE, SO AS TO PROVIDE A DEFINITION FOR THE TERM; TO AMEND SECTION 20-4-40, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO A PETITION FOR AN ORDER OF PROTECTION, SO AS TO PROVIDE A PENDING MOTION OR PETITION FOR RELIEF SHALL NOT BE DISMISSED SOLELY BECAUSE THE UNDERLYING ACTION IS DISMISSED; BY ADDING SECTION 20-4-65 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON SEEKING AN ORDER OF PROTECTION FROM DOMESTIC ABUSE IS NOT REQUIRED TO PAY A FILING FEE; TO AMEND SECTION 20-4-80, RELATING TO MAILING OR SERVICE OF A CERTIFIED COPY OF AN ORDER, SO AS TO QUALIFY THAT IT IS A CERTIFIED COPY OF AN ORDER OF PROTECTION; TO AMEND SECTION 20-4-140, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO ORDERS OF PROTECTION, SO AS TO REQUIRE LAW ENFORCEMENT TO FORWARD A CERTIFIED COPY OF THE ORDER WITHIN TWENTY-FOUR HOURS TO THE FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION; TO AMEND SECTION 22-5-530, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DEPOSITS IN LIEU OF RECOGNIZANCE, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR AN INDIVIDUALIZED HEARING AND NOTICE TO THE VICTIM WHEN A PERSON IS CHARGED WITH A CRIMINAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE OFFENSE; TO AMEND SECTION 22-5-910, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO EXPUNGEMENT OF CRIMINAL RECORDS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A FIRST OFFENSE CRIMINAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE OFFENSE MAY BE EXPUNGED AFTER FIVE YEARS RATHER THAN THREE YEARS FROM THE DATE OF CONVICTION; TO AMEND SECTION 23-6-440, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO LAW ENFORCEMENT CERTIFICATION, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR REVOCATION OF A LAW ENFORCEMENT CERTIFICATION IF THE PERSON IS CONVICTED OF A CRIMINAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE OFFENSE; TO AMEND SECTION 56-7-15, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE USE OF THE UNIFORM TRAFFIC TICKET, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT AN OFFICER SHALL IMMEDIATELY COMPLETE AND FILE AN INCIDENT REPORT AFTER ARRESTING A PERSON FOR A CRIMINAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE OFFENSE; AND TO CREATE A STUDY COMMITTEE TO STUDY CRIMINAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE ISSUES AND TO MAKE RECOMMENDATIONS TO THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY BY FEBRUARY 15, 2006.
Introduced and Committed
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Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 3985 -- Reps. Scott, Herbkersman, Simrill, Skelton, R. Brown, Hosey, Clyburn, Frye, Haley, Parks, J.H. Neal, Rivers, Barfield, Emory, J. Brown, McLeod, Hiott, Haskins, E.H. Pitts, Sinclair, G.R. Smith, Scarborough, Agnew, Allen, Altman, Anderson, Anthony, Bailey, Bales, Ballentine, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Breeland, G. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clark, Clemmons, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Funderburk, Govan, Hagood, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hayes, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kennedy, Kirsh, Leach, Limehouse, Lee, Loftis, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, McCraw, McGee, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Norman, Ott, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, M.A. Pitts, Rhoad, Rice, Rutherford, Sandifer, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Townsend, Tripp, Umphlett, Vaughn, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper and Whitmire: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION NAME THE INTERCHANGE LOCATED AT EXIT 57 ALONG INTERSTATE HIGHWAY 95 IN COLLETON COUNTY THE "STATE REPRESENTATIVE WALTER P. LLOYD MEMORIAL INTERCHANGE" AND TO PLACE APPROPRIATE MARKERS OR SIGNS AT THIS INTERCHANGE THAT CONTAIN THE WORDS "STATE REPRESENTATIVE WALTER P. LLOYD MEMORIAL INTERCHANGE".
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3986 -- Reps. Huggins, E.H. Pitts, Toole, Bingham and R. Brown: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-39-260, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE RECORDING OF SALES OR OTHER CONVEYANCES OF REAL PROPERTY BY THE COUNTY AUDITOR, SO AS TO DELETE THE REQUIREMENT OF, AND FEE FOR, THE AUDITOR'S ENDORSEMENT ON A DEED; AND TO REPEAL SECTION 12-37-100 RELATING TO ENDORSEMENT OF A DEED BY THE COUNTY ASSESSOR, AND SECTION 30-5-80 RELATING TO ENDORSEMENT OF A DEED BY A COUNTY AUDITOR.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3987 -- Reps. Huggins, E.H. Pitts and Toole: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 29-5-120, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DISSOLUTION OF A MECHANIC'S LIEN IF SUIT FOR ENFORCEMENT OF THE LIEN IS NOT COMMENCED WITHIN SIX MONTHS OF ITS FILING, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE FORM AND SUBSTANCE OF AN "AFFIDAVIT OF CANCELLATION OF MECHANIC'S LIEN" FOR FILING AS RECORD PROOF OF DISSOLUTION OF THE LIEN.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3988 -- Reps. Huggins, E.H. Pitts, Toole and R. Brown: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 30-5-35, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE REQUIREMENT OF A DERIVATION CLAUSE IN A RECORDED DEED OR MORTGAGE, SO AS TO REQUIRE THAT A DERIVATION CLAUSE ALSO BE INCLUDED ON A CONTRACT OF SALE OR BOND FOR TITLE OF REAL PROPERTY BEFORE IT IS ACCEPTED FOR RECORDING AND TO DEFINE CONTRACT OF SALE AND BOND FOR TITLE.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3989 -- Reps. Toole, Haley, Ballentine, Cato and Frye: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-43-217, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO AD VALOREM PROPERTY TAX REASSESSMENTS REQUIRED EVERY FIFTH YEAR AND PROCEDURAL REQUIREMENTS IN REGARD TO REASSESSMENTS, SO AS TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THE CONTENTS OF VALUATION NOTICES SENT TO TAXPAYERS WITH REGARD TO REASSESSMENT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3990 -- Reps. Toole, Haley, Battle, Cato, Clyburn, Hosey, Jefferson, Miller and Rivers: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 20-7-1792, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT AN ADOPTEE TWENTY-ONE YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER MAY OBTAIN A COPY OF HIS OR HER ORIGINAL RECORD OF BIRTH FROM THE STATE REGISTRAR UNLESS WITHIN THE PAST THREE YEARS THE ADOPTEE'S BIRTH PARENT HAS FILED A NOTARIZED FORM WITH THE STATE REGISTRAR PROHIBITING RELEASE OF IDENTIFYING INFORMATION; TO REQUIRE A BIRTH PARENT TO BE GIVEN INFORMATION ABOUT PROHIBITING RELEASE OF SUCH INFORMATION AT THE TIME OF EXECUTING A CONSENT OR RELINQUISHMENT FOR ADOPTION; TO PROVIDE THAT THIS ACT APPLIES TO ADOPTIONS FINALIZED AFTER JUNE 30, 2005, AND APPLIES TO ALL OTHER ADOPTIONS BEGINNING JULY 1, 2009; AND TO REQUIRE THE STATE REGISTRAR TO CARRY OUT A PUBLIC SERVICE CAMPAIGN EDUCATING THE PUBLIC ABOUT THE PROVISIONS OF THIS ACT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3991 -- Reps. Vaughn, Loftis, Clark, Duncan, Hamilton and Tripp: A JOINT RESOLUTION PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO ARTICLE III OF THE CONSTITUTION OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1895, RELATING TO THE LEGISLATIVE DEPARTMENT, BY ADDING SECTION 15A SO AS TO REQUIRE THAT A BILL OR JOINT RESOLUTION OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY IMPOSING OR INCREASING A TAX, THE REVENUE OF WHICH IS CREDITED TO THE GENERAL FUND OF THE STATE, DOES NOT BECOME LAW UNLESS IT RECEIVES THE APPROVAL OF TWO-THIRDS OF THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES AND TWO-THIRDS OF THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE SENATE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3992 -- Reps. Hamilton, Leach, G.R. Smith, Tripp and Vaughn: A BILL TO AMEND ARTICLE 5, CHAPTER 5 OF TITLE 56, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO TRAFFIC LAWS, BY ADDING SECTION 56-5-830 SO AS TO AUTHORIZE LOCAL GOVERNMENTS TO ADOPT ORDINANCES FOR THE CIVIL ENFORCEMENT OF CERTAIN TRAFFIC LAWS BY THE USE OF TRAFFIC CONTROL SIGNAL MONITORING SYSTEMS; TO AMEND SECTION 14-25-45, RELATING TO THE JURISDICTION OF SUMMARY COURTS, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR JURISDICTION OVER NONCRIMINAL CITATIONS ISSUED PURSUANT TO SECTION 56-5-830; AND TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-710, RELATING TO THE POWERS OF LOCAL AUTHORITIES TO ENFORCE TRAFFIC LAWS, SO AS TO ADD THE AUTHORITY TO ADOPT ORDINANCES FOR THE CIVIL ENFORCEMENT OF CERTAIN TRAFFIC LAWS BY THE USE OF TRAFFIC CONTROL SIGNAL MONITORING SYSTEMS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3993 -- Rep. Edge: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 43-31-170 SO AS TO PROVIDE TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS THAT A COUNSELOR FOR THE STATE AGENCY OF VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION SHALL MEET.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3994 -- Reps. Neilson, J. Hines and Lucas: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO HONOR AND RECOGNIZE THE LONG AND DISTINGUISHED CAREER OF THE HONORABLE A. LEE CHANDLER AND TO DECLARE MAY 26, 2005, "JUSTICE A. LEE CHANDLER DAY" IN SOUTH CAROLINA.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3995 -- Reps. J.E. Smith, Agnew, Allen, Altman, Anderson, Anthony, Bailey, Bales, Ballentine, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clark, Clemmons, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Emory, Frye, Funderburk, Govan, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hiott, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kennedy, Kirsh, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Loftis, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Norman, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rhoad, Rice, Rivers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Simrill, Sinclair, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Townsend, Tripp, Umphlett, Vaughn, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Wilkins, Witherspoon and Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE THE JUNIOR LEAGUE OF COLUMBIA ON CELEBRATING ITS EIGHTIETH ANNIVERSARY ON SEPTEMBER 23, 2004, AND TO RECOGNIZE THE JUNIOR LEAGUE OF COLUMBIA FOR ITS CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE COMMUNITY.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3996 -- Reps. Cato, Chellis, Tripp, Scarborough and Clemmons: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 38-90-485 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE CREATION OF A PROTECTED CELL DOES NOT CREATE A LEGAL PERSON SEPARATE FROM A SPECIAL PURPOSE FINANCIAL CAPTIVE (SPFC); BY ADDING SECTION 38-90-515 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT SECURITIES ISSUED BY A SPFC PURSUANT TO INSURANCE SECURITIZATION MAY NOT BE CONSIDERED TO BE INSURANCE OR INSURANCE CONTRACTS; TO AMEND SECTION 38-13-400, RELATING TO THE REPORT REQUIRED TO BE FILED DISCLOSING MATERIAL ACQUISITIONS AND DISPOSITIONS OF ASSETS OR MATERIAL NONRENEWALS, CANCELLATIONS, OR REVISIONS OF CEDED REINSURANCE; TO AMEND SECTION 38-13-410, RELATING TO REPORTING AN INSURER'S ACQUISITIONS OR DISPOSITIONS OF ASSETS, SO AS TO ADD HEALTH MAINTENANCE ORGANIZATIONS TO THE REPORTING REQUIREMENTS; TO AMEND SECTION 38-13-420, RELATING TO REPORTING NONRENEWALS, CANCELLATIONS, OR REVISIONS OF CEDED REINSURANCE AGREEMENTS, SO AS TO ADD HEALTH MAINTENANCE ORGANIZATIONS TO THE REPORTING REQUIREMENTS; TO AMEND SECTION 38-71-880, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO MEDICAL AND SURGICAL BENEFITS AND MENTAL BENEFITS COVERAGE, SO AS TO CHANGE THE DATE FOR THE APPLICABILITY OF BENEFITS FOR SERVICES FURNISHED; TO AMEND SECTION 38-71-1410, RELATING TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA SMALL EMPLOYER INSURER REINSURANCE PROGRAM, SO AS TO ESTABLISH CODE REFERENCES FOR SELECTING A LICENSED ADMINISTRATOR INSTEAD OF AN ADMINISTERING INSURER; TO AMEND SECTION 38-73-220, RELATING TO THE APPROVAL PROCESS FOR INSURANCE RATE LEVEL CHANGES, SO AS TO CHANGE CODE REFERENCES FROM THE ARTICLE TO THE CHAPTER; TO AMEND SECTION 38-73-240, RELATING TO RATE FILINGS WHERE THE LINE OF INSURANCE IS DECLARED COMPETITIVE, SO AS TO CHANGE CODE REFERENCES FROM ARTICLE TO CHAPTER; TO AMEND SECTION 38-73-260, RELATING TO THE APPROVAL PROCESS FOR INSURANCE RATE LEVEL CHANGES, SO AS TO CHANGE CODE REFERENCES FROM ARTICLE TO CHAPTER; TO AMEND SECTION 38-73-270, RELATING TO THE CONSUMER INFORMATION SYSTEM FOR VARIOUS TYPES OF INSURANCE COVERAGE, SO AS TO CHANGE CODE REFERENCES FROM ARTICLE TO CHAPTER; TO AMEND SECTION 38-74-30, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO ELIGIBILITY FOR COVERAGE UNDER THE SOUTH CAROLINA HEALTH INSURANCE POOL, SO AS TO FURTHER DEFINE COVERAGE FOR AN INDIVIDUAL UNDER THE AGE OF SIXTY-FIVE; TO AMEND SECTION 38-74-60, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO COVERAGE UNDER THE POOL'S MAJOR EXPENSE PROVISIONS, SO AS TO PROVIDE MEDICARE SUPPLEMENTAL HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE TO AN INDIVIDUAL FOR REASONS OTHER THAN AGE; TO AMEND SECTION 38-77-530, RELATING TO THE PLAN OF OPERATION OF THE REINSURANCE FACILITY, SO AS TO AUTHORIZE THE GOVERNING BOARD OF THE FACILITY TO DECLARE AN ASSESSMENT ON INSURERS; TO AMEND SECTION 38-77-580, RELATING TO THE GOVERNING BOARD OF THE REINSURANCE FACILITY, SO AS TO CHANGE THE COMPOSITION OF THE BOARD; TO AMEND SECTION 38-90-40, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO CAPITALIZATION AND SECURITY REQUIREMENTS FOR A CAPTIVE INSURANCE COMPANY, SO AS TO AUTHORIZE THE DIRECTOR OF INSURANCE TO ISSUE A LICENSE TO A CAPTIVE INSURANCE COMPANY IF THE COMPANY PROVIDES THE DIRECTOR WITH EVIDENCE OF MINIMUM REQUIRED UNIMPAIRED PAID-IN CAPITAL; TO AMEND SECTION 38-90-50, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO FREE SURPLUS REQUIREMENTS FOR A CAPTIVE INSURANCE COMPANY, SO AS TO AUTHORIZE THE DIRECTOR OF INSURANCE TO ISSUE A LICENSE TO A CAPTIVE INSURANCE COMPANY CONDITIONED ON EVIDENCE OF MINIMUM REQUIRED FREE SURPLUS; TO AMEND SECTION 38-90-100, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO APPLICABILITY OF INVESTMENT REQUIREMENTS FOR AN ASSOCIATION CAPTIVE INSURANCE COMPANY AND AN INDUSTRIAL INSURED CAPTIVE INSURANCE COMPANY, SO AS TO CHANGE A REFERENCE FROM AN INDUSTRIAL INSURED CAPTIVE INSURANCE COMPANY TO A CAPTIVE INSURANCE COMPANY AND ADD A REFERENCE TO A SPECIAL PURPOSE CAPTIVE INSURANCE COMPANY; TO AMEND SECTION 38-90-140, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE TAX REQUIRED TO BE PAID TO THE DEPARTMENT OF INSURANCE BY A CAPTIVE INSURANCE COMPANY, SO AS TO CLARIFY ON WHAT THE TAX IS PAYABLE AND ESTABLISH A MAXIMUM TAX; TO AMEND SECTION 38-90-175, RELATING TO THE CAPTIVE INSURANCE REGULATORY AND SUPERVISION FUND, SO AS TO INCREASE FROM TEN TO TWENTY PERCENT THE AMOUNT OF FUNDS THE DEPARTMENT OF INSURANCE SHALL TRANSFER INTO THE FUND; TO AMEND SECTION 38-90-420, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS USED REGARDING SPECIAL PURPOSE FINANCIAL CAPTIVE INSURANCE COMPANIES, SO AS TO ADD THE DEFINITIONS OF "ADMINISTRATIVE LAW COURT", "CONTESTED CASE", AND "THIRD PARTY", AND CHANGE THE DEFINITION OF "INSOLVENCY"; TO AMEND SECTION 38-90-430, RELATING TO THE RELATIONSHIP OF ARTICLE 3, CHAPTER 90, TITLE 38 (SPECIAL PURPOSE FINANCIAL CAPTIVES) TO OTHER TITLE 38 PROVISIONS, SO AS TO ADD A REFERENCE TO A SPFC'S PROTECTED CELL; TO AMEND SECTION 38-90-440, RELATING TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF A SPFC TO TRANSACT BUSINESS IN THIS STATE, SO AS TO CHANGE AND ADD CERTAIN REQUIREMENTS; TO AMEND SECTION 38-90-450, RELATING TO ORGANIZATIONAL REQUIREMENTS OF A SPFC, SO AS TO DELETE THE REQUIREMENT THAT CAPITAL STOCK OF A SPFC MUST BE ISSUED AT NOT LESS THAN PAR VALUE; TO AMEND SECTION 38-90-480, RELATING TO THE ESTABLISHMENT OF PROTECTED CELLS BY A SPFC, SO AS TO CHANGE THE PROCEDURE FOR ESTABLISHING PROTECTED CELLS; TO AMEND SECTION 38-90-550, RELATING TO A MATERIAL CHANGE OF A SPFC'S PLAN OF OPERATION, SO AS TO REQUIRE A STATEMENT OF OPERATIONS BE FILED IF APPROVED OR REQUIRED RATHER THAN REQUESTED BY THE DIRECTOR OF INSURANCE; TO AMEND SECTION 38-90-570, RELATING TO THE EXPIRATION OF AUTHORITY GRANTED BY THE DIRECTOR OF INSURANCE ON CESSATION OF BUSINESS, SO AS TO AUTHORIZE THAT THE DIRECTOR SUSPEND OR REVOKE THE LICENSE OF A SPFC FOR FAILURE TO MEET THE PROVISIONS OF SECTION 38-90-480(D); TO AMEND SECTION 38-90-600, RELATING TO THE AUTHORITY OF THE DIRECTOR OF INSURANCE TO PETITION THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR AN ORDER TO CONSERVE, REHABILITATE, OR LIQUIDATE A SPFC DOMICILED IN THIS STATE FOR CERTAIN GROUNDS, SO AS TO ADD ADDITIONAL GROUNDS; TO AMEND SECTION 38-90-620, RELATING TO STANDARDS AND CRITERIA APPLICABLE IN A CONTESTED CASE BROUGHT BY A THIRD PARTY BASED ON THE DECISION OF THE DIRECTOR OF INSURANCE INVOLVING A SPFC, SO AS TO MODIFY THE STANDARDS AND CRITERIA; TO AMEND ACT 154 OF 1997, RELATING TO THE MOTOR VEHICLE FINANCIAL RESPONSIBILITY ACT, SO AS TO DELAY THE REPEAL OF ARTICLE 5, CHAPTER 77, TITLE 38, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, FROM JANUARY 1, 2006 TO JANUARY 1, 2010; AND TO AMEND ACT 291 OF 2004, RELATING TO VARIOUS AMENDMENTS TO THE INSURANCE LAW, SO AS TO DELAY THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF SECTION 38-43-106(H) OF THE 1976 CODE FROM MAY 1, 2006 TO MAY 1, 2010.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3997 -- Reps. McLeod and Duncan: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 7-7-420, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE DESIGNATION OF VOTING PRECINCTS IN NEWBERRY COUNTY, SO AS TO REVISE AND RENAME CERTAIN VOTING PRECINCTS OF NEWBERRY 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 STATISTICS OF THE STATE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD.
Introduced
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Ratified

H. 3998 -- Rep. Clemmons: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND CONGRATULATE SERGEANT FRANK MATTHEW HART UPON BEING NAMED ROTARY CLUB OF MYRTLE BEACH OFFICER JOE McGARRY MEMORIAL POLICE OFFICER OF THE YEAR FOR 2004, AND TO COMMEND HIM FOR HIS OUTSTANDING SERVICE AS A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER AND AN ASSET TO HIS COMMUNITY AND STATE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3999 -- Reps. Clemmons, Barfield, Edge, Hardwick, Witherspoon, Viers, Miller and Hayes: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THAT THE SOUTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION NAME THE INTRACOASTAL WATERWAY BRIDGE ON ROBERT GRISSOM PARKWAY IN HORRY COUNTY THE "ZEB M. THOMAS, SR. BRIDGE" IN HONOR OF ZEB M. THOMAS, SR. OF MYRTLE BEACH FOR HIS OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTIONS TO HIS COMMUNITY AND THE STATE.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4000 -- Rep. Wilkins: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO AUTHORIZE THE GREENVILLE YOUNG MEN'S CHRISTIAN ASSOCIATION TO USE THE CHAMBER OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES AND AVAILABLE COMMITTEE HEARING ROOMS IN THE BLATT BUILDING ON THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2005, AND FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2005, TO CONDUCT A YOUTH IN GOVERNMENT PROGRAM.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4001 -- Rep. Bowers: A HOUSE RESOLUTION RECOGNIZING AND CONGRATULATING WILLIAM T. "BILL" YOUNG, JR. OF ALLENDALE FOR HIS THIRTY-TWO SUCCESSFUL YEARS OF EDUCATING, MENTORING, AND LEADING STUDENTS IN COLLETON COUNTY AS BAND DIRECTOR FOR THE BAND OF BLUE AT WALTERBORO HIGH SCHOOL AND WISHING HIM GOOD HEALTH AND HAPPINESS ON THE OCCASION OF HIS RETIREMENT.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4002 -- Reps. G.M. Smith, Coates, Weeks, G. Brown, Agnew, Allen, Altman, Anderson, Anthony, Bailey, Bales, Ballentine, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Breeland, J. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clark, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Emory, Frye, Funderburk, Govan, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hiott, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kennedy, Kirsh, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Loftis, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Norman, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rhoad, Rice, Rivers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Simrill, Sinclair, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Townsend, Tripp, Umphlett, Vaughn, Vick, Viers, Walker, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Wilkins, Witherspoon and Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND EXPRESS GRATITUDE TO C. TALMADGE TOBIAS, JR., FOR HIS EXEMPLARY PUBLIC SERVICE TO SUMTER AND THE STATE, AND TO EXTEND BEST WISHES FOR A LONG AND HAPPY RETIREMENT.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4003 -- Reps. Clemmons, Barfield, Edge and Witherspoon: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 41-18-10, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DEFINITION OF TERMS IN THE "SOUTH CAROLINA AMUSEMENT RIDES SAFETY CODE", SO AS TO DEFINE "CATAPULTING AMUSEMENT RIDE"; TO ADD SECTION 41-18-160 SO AS TO ESTABLISH CRITERIA FOR OBTAINING A PERMIT FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING AND REGULATION FOR THE OPERATION OF A CATAPULTING AMUSEMENT RIDE; TO AMEND 52-19-20, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE DEFINITION OF "BUNGEE JUMPING", SO AS TO DELETE REFERENCES TO THE CORD USED IN BUNGEE JUMPING BEING MADE OF WIRE ROPE, CABLE, OR SPRINGS OR OTHER DEVICE SIMILAR IN DESIGN OR USE; AND TO AMEND SECTION 52-19-50, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DEFINITION OF TERMS USED IN CONNECTION WITH PERMITTING AND REGULATING BUNGEE JUMPING, SO AS TO REVISE THE DEFINITION OF "BUNGEE CATAPULTING", SO AS TO CONFORM THIS DEFINITION TO THE DEFINITION OF "BUNGEE CATAPULTING" AS PROVIDED FOR IN SECTION 41-18-10.
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H. 4004 -- Rep. Howard: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 37-3-413, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO A SHORT-TERM VEHICLE SECURED LOAN, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE SECURED PARTY'S EXCLUSIVE REMEDY IN THE EVENT OF DEFAULT IS REPOSSESSION, BY JUDICIAL PROCESS AND IN THE PRESENCE OF A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER, AND SALE AND TO REQUIRE THE SECURED PARTY TO REMIT THE EXCESS DERIVED FROM THE SALE TO THE BORROWER.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4005 -- Reps. J. Brown, J.E. Smith, Scott, Ott, Bales, Neilson and Govan: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 59-111-20, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO FREE TUITION FOR CERTAIN VETERANS' CHILDREN, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A CHILD OF A WARTIME VETERAN WHO WAS BORN IN AND ENTERED THE MILITARY IN THIS STATE MAY BE ADMITTED TO ANY STATE-SUPPORTED COLLEGE, UNIVERSITY, OR POST HIGH SCHOOL TECHNICAL EDUCATION INSTITUTION FREE OF TUITION PURSUANT TO CERTAIN CONDITIONS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4006 -- Reps. Jefferson, Dantzler, Hinson, Huggins, Merrill and Umphlett: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES NAME THE PRESENTLY UNNAMED BOAT LANDING LOCATED IN RUSSELLVILLE IN BERKELEY COUNTY AS THE "AMOS GOURDINE BOAT LANDING" AND TO INSTALL APPROPRIATE SIGNS CONTAINING THE WORDS "AMOS GOURDINE BOAT LANDING" ON THE PROPERTY THROUGH LOCALLY GENERATED FUNDING BY THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Adopted

H. 4007 -- Rep. Anthony: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE THE EPISCOPAL CHURCH OF THE NATIVITY OF UNION ON THE OCCASION OF ITS HISTORIC ONE HUNDRED FIFTIETH ANNIVERSARY AND TO COMMEND THE CHURCH FOR ONE HUNDRED AND FIFTY YEARS OF DEDICATED AND FAITHFUL SERVICE TO THE COMMUNITY.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4008 -- Reps. Lee, Funderburk, Moody-Lawrence, Govan, Haskins, Cobb-Hunter, Hinson, Howard, Martin, Neilson, Parks and Weeks: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 38-71-137 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE REGULATION OF AND REQUIREMENTS FOR HEALTH INSURANCE THAT PROVIDES COVERAGE, BENEFITS, OR SERVICES FOR MATERNITY OR NEWBORN CARE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4009 -- Reps. Hosey, Clyburn, Jefferson, Govan, Vick, J. Hines, Breeland, Clark and Parks: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 39-1-90 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON WHO SELLS OR OFFERS TO SELL ON A PERMANENT BASIS MERCHANDISE TO THE PUBLIC AT A LOCATION OPEN TO THE PUBLIC FOR THAT PURPOSE SHALL PROVIDE FREE ACCESS TO A WORKING PUBLIC RESTROOM ON THE PREMISES AT THAT LOCATION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4010 -- Rep. G. Brown: A HOUSE RESOLUTION EXPRESSING CONDOLENCES TO THE FAMILY AND FRIENDS OF THE LATE CHRISTOPHER CASWELL WILCOX AND SHARING THEIR SORROW AT THE UNTIMELY DEATH OF THIS FINE YOUNG MAN.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4011 -- Reps. Walker, Cotty, Anthony, Bailey, Ceips, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Harrison, Herbkersman, Hinson, Littlejohn, Mahaffey, Townsend, Coates, McGee, G. Brown, Pinson and Chellis: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 11 TO CHAPTER 36, TITLE 12, SO AS TO IMPOSE AN ADDITIONAL STATE SALES, USE, AND CASUAL EXCISE TAX EQUAL TO TWO AND ONE-HALF PERCENT OF GROSS PROCEEDS OF SALES OR SALES PRICE, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THIS ADDITIONAL TWO AND ONE-HALF PERCENT TAX DOES NOT APPLY TO THE TAX ON ACCOMMODATIONS; BY AMENDING SECTION 11-11-150, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE TRUST FUND FOR TAX RELIEF, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT REVENUES FROM THE TRUST FUND FOR TAX RELIEF TO BE DISTRIBUTED TO A SCHOOL DISTRICT SHALL BE PAID MONTHLY IN AN AMOUNT THAT IS THE DISTRICT'S PROPORTIONATE SHARE OF TRUST FUND REVENUES BASED ON WEIGHTED PUPIL UNITS AS DETERMINED UNDER THE EDUCATION FINANCE ACT; BY ADDING SECTION 11-11-155 SO AS TO CREATE THE SCHOOL TRUST FUND AND REQUIRE REVENUES OF THE ADDITIONAL SALES AND USE TAX AND ADDITIONAL REVENUE GENERATED BY REVISING SALES TAX CAPS TO BE CREDITED TO THIS FUND; BY AMENDING SECTION 12-36-2110, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE MAXIMUM SALES, USE, AND CASUAL EXCISE TAX ON VARIOUS ITEMS OF TANGIBLE PERSONAL PROPERTY, INCLUDING MOTOR VEHICLES, SO AS TO RAISE THE MAXIMUM TAX; BY ADDING SECTION 12-37-253 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR A PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTION FOR ALL PROPERTY FROM SCHOOL OPERATING MILLAGE NOT OTHERWISE EXEMPT, TO PROVIDE THE METHOD OF DETERMINING AND PHASING IN THE EXEMPTION, TO PROVIDE REIMBURSEMENTS TO SCHOOL DISTRICTS FOR THIS NEW EXEMPTION WITH A PAYMENT BASED ON WEIGHTED PUPIL UNITS AS DETERMINED UNDER THE EDUCATION FINANCE ACT, TO PROVIDE FOR CERTAIN LIMITS ON THE AMOUNT OF MILLAGE FOR SCHOOL OPERATIONS A SCHOOL DISTRICT MAY IMPOSE AFTER THE ABOVE PROVISIONS TAKE EFFECT; BY AMENDING CHAPTER 20, TITLE 59, RELATING TO THE EDUCATION FINANCE ACT, SO AS TO REVISE THE MANNER IN WHICH WEIGHTINGS USED TO PROVIDE FOR RELATIVE COST DIFFERENCES BETWEEN STUDENTS ARE DETERMINED, REVISE THE MANNER IN WHICH SCHOOL DISTRICT FUNDING UNDER THIS ACT IS DISTRIBUTED INCLUDING ELIMINATING THE INDEX OF TAXPAYING ABILITY AND A MODIFICATION OF THE FORMULA FOR COMPUTING BASE STUDENT COST, AND REQUIRE THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY BEGINNING WITH FISCAL YEAR 2007 TO PROVIDE ALLOCATIONS TO SCHOOL DISTRICTS BASED ON THE FULL AMOUNT OF BASE STUDENT COST DETERMINED UNDER THIS CHAPTER; BY REPEALING SECTION 59-21-160 RELATING TO STATE APPROPRIATIONS TO SCHOOL DISTRICTS; AND BY REPEALING SECTION 59-21-1030 RELATING TO THE LEVEL OF FINANCIAL EFFORT PER PUPIL REQUIRED OF SCHOOL DISTRICTS; BY REPEALING ARTICLE 3, CHAPTER 10 OF TITLE 4, RELATING TO THE CAPITAL PROJECT SALES TAX ACT, AND CHAPTER 37 OF TITLE 4 RELATING TO OPTIONAL METHODS FOR FINANCING TRANSPORTATION FACILITIES INCLUDING LEVY OF ADDITIONAL SALES TAXES, AND TO PROVIDE THAT SALES TAXES FOR PROJECTS PREVIOUSLY AUTHORIZED UNDER THESE PROVISIONS SHALL CONTINUE UNTIL THEIR SCHEDULED TERMINATION DATE; TO REQUIRE A REFERENDUM IN COUNTIES IN WHICH THE LOCAL OPTION SALES TAX IS CURRENTLY IMPOSED FOR THE PURPOSE OF DETERMINING WHETHER TO RESCIND THE TAX AND BY PROVIDING THAT THIS ACT TAKES EFFECT JULY 1, 2006, AND APPLIES FOR PROPERTY TAX YEARS BEGINNING AFTER 2006 AND MOTOR VEHICLE TAX YEARS BEGINNING AFTER JUNE 30, 2006.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 4012 -- Reps. McGee, Coates, Branham, J. Hines and M. Hines: A HOUSE RESOLUTION EXPRESSING THE CONGRATULATIONS OF THE MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO ROCHE ON REACHING THE MILESTONE OF ONE HUNDRED YEARS OF OPERATIONS IN THE UNITED STATES AND FURTHER EXPRESSING THE APPRECIATION OF THE MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THIS LEADING INTERNATIONAL HEALTH CARE INNOVATOR AND OUTSTANDING CORPORATE CITIZEN IN SOUTH CAROLINA BY PROCLAIMING JULY 25, 2005, AS ROCHE DAY IN THIS STATE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4013 -- Reps. Clark, Pinson, Davenport, Altman, Frye and Hosey: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING CHAPTER 65 TO TITLE 44, SO AS TO ENACT THE "SOUTH CAROLINA STARVATION AND DEHYDRATION OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES PREVENTION ACT" WHICH PROVIDES A PRESUMPTION THAT EVERY PERSON LEGALLY INCAPABLE OF MAKING HEALTH CARE DECISIONS HAS DIRECTED TO BE PROVIDED WITH NUTRITION AND HYDRATION SUFFICIENT TO SUSTAIN LIFE AND TO PROVIDE EXCEPTIONS, INCLUDING, AMONG OTHER THINGS, THAT PROVIDING NUTRITION AND HYDRATION IS NOT MEDICALLY POSSIBLE OR WOULD HASTEN DEATH OR THAT THERE IS CLEAR AND CONVINCING EVIDENCE THAT THE PERSON, WHEN CAPABLE, GAVE CONTRARY DIRECTIVES; AND TO AUTHORIZE SEEKING INJUNCTIVE RELIEF AGAINST A PERSON IN VIOLATION OF THIS CHAPTER.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4014 -- Reps. Talley, Anthony, Davenport, Lee, Littlejohn, W.D. Smith and Walker: A BILL TO DEVOLVE THE AUTHORITY FOR APPOINTMENTS AND FOR CERTAIN OFFICES, BOARDS, AND COMMISSIONS FROM THE JOINT LEGISLATIVE DELEGATION REPRESENTING SPARTANBURG COUNTY TO THE GOVERNING BODY OF SPARTANBURG COUNTY AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE APPOINTMENT OF MAGISTRATES IS NOT AFFECTED BY THE PROVISIONS OF THIS ACT.
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Committed
Debate Adjourned
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H. 4015 -- Rep. White: A BILL TO AMEND SECTIONS 40-47-940, 40-47-945, 40-47-950, 40-47-955, 40-47-965, 40-47-970, 40-47-1015, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, ALL RELATING TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS PRACTICE ACT, SO AS TO UPDATE AND CLARIFY THE PROCEDURE FOR ISSUANCE OF AUTHORIZATION TO PRACTICE AND FOR CHANGE IN SUPERVISING PHYSICIAN; TO CLARIFY THE PERMANENT LICENSURE FOR PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS AND CLARIFY APPEARANCES IN THE APPLICATION PROCESS; TO CLARIFY THE LIMITED LICENSURE FOR PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS AND CLARIFY APPEARANCES IN THE APPLICATION PROCESS; TO CLARIFY SUPERVISION RESPONSIBILITIES WHEN A PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT AND A PHYSICIAN PRACTICE AT THE SAME LOCATION; TO CLARIFY THE REQUIREMENTS FOR OFF-SITE PRACTICE; TO PROVIDE THAT PATIENT CHARTS FOR PATIENTS SEEN BY A PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT IN A SUPERVISOR'S ABSENCE MUST BE REVIEWED BY THE SUPERVISING PHYSICIAN OR ALTERNATE WITHIN FIVE WORKING DAYS AND TO PROVIDE AN EXCEPTION; TO PROVIDE LIMITED CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE PRESCRIPTIVE AUTHORITY; TO CLARIFY THAT THE PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT PRACTICE IS LIMITED TO THE SUPERVISING PHYSICIAN'S SCOPE OF PRACTICE; TO PROVIDE REFERENCES; TO CHANGE CERTAIN REFERENCES FROM BOARD TO COMMITTEE; AND TO PROVIDE THAT MONETARY FEES MAY BE DECREASED OR INCREASED BIENNIALLY FOR PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4016 -- Reps. Moody-Lawrence, Parks, Whipper, Anthony, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cobb-Hunter, J. Hines, Kennedy, Lee, Loftis, Neilson, Rutherford, Scarborough, Townsend and Weeks: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-101-425 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT CERTAIN FOUR-YEAR STATE INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER LEARNING SHALL DEVELOP AND IMPLEMENT A MECHANISM FOR EVALUATING THE COMPETENCY LEVEL OF CERTAIN STUDENTS FOR APPROPRIATE PLACEMENT IN THE EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION FOUR-YEAR COURSE OF STUDY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4017 -- Reps. F.N. Smith, Moody-Lawrence, Anthony and Hayes: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-101-430 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT EACH STATE COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY SHALL PROVIDE A MONTHLY STIPEND TO FOOTBALL AND BASKETBALL PLAYERS DURING THEIR RESPECTIVE SEASONS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4018 -- Reps. Merrill, Ott, Whipper, Bailey, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Dantzler, Davenport, Emory, Frye, Hosey, Jefferson, Mack, Parks and Umphlett: A JOINT RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL TO PREPARE A REPORT TO BE SUBMITTED TO THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY BEFORE JANUARY 1, 2007, THAT, AMONG OTHER THINGS, PROVIDES A STRATEGY FOR MINIMIZING AND ELIMINATING MERCURY USE IN PRIORITY PRODUCTS IN SOUTH CAROLINA.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4019 -- Reps. Merrill, Ott, Whipper, Bailey, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Dantzler, Davenport, Frye, Hosey, Jefferson, Mack, Parks and Umphlett: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-1-395 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT BEGINNING JANUARY 1, 2007, A SCHOOL MAY NOT POSSESS, USE, OR PURCHASE ELEMENTAL MERCURY OR A MERCURY COMPOUND; AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL AND THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION SHALL SPONSOR A SERIES OF MERCURY COLLECTION EVENTS THROUGHOUT THE STATE TO ENSURE THAT EXISTING MERCURY SUPPLIES ARE COLLECTED, REMOVED, AND RECYCLED PROPERLY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4020 -- Rep. Rutherford: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE THE BENEDICT COLLEGE GOLF TEAM AND COACH HERMAN D. BELTON FOR CAPTURING THE DIVISION II TITLE AT THE NATIONAL MINORITY COLLEGE GOLF CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4021 -- Rep. Hayes: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 50-5-1705, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO CATCH LIMITS IN REGARD TO CERTAIN SALTWATER GAMEFISH, SO AS TO REDUCE THE CATCH LIMIT FOR FLOUNDER; AND TO AMEND SECTION 50-5-1710, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO SIZE LIMITS IN REGARD TO CERTAIN SALTWATER GAMEFISH, SO AS TO INCREASE THE REQUIRED SIZE LIMIT FOR FLOUNDER.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4022 -- Reps. Mahaffey, E.H. Pitts, Pinson, Davenport, Bailey, Bales, Dantzler, Edge, Hamilton, Jefferson, Leach, Littlejohn, Neilson, Rhoad, G.R. Smith, Umphlett and Walker: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, SO AS TO ENACT "THE SOUTH CAROLINA TAXPAYER AND CITIZEN PROTECTION ACT" BY ADDING SECTION 7-5-185 SO AS TO REQUIRE PROOF OF CITIZENSHIP TO REGISTER TO VOTE AND TO ESTABLISH PROCEDURES TO IMPLEMENT THIS REQUIREMENT; BY ADDING SECTION 43-5-80 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT TO RECEIVE CERTAIN PUBLIC ASSISTANCE BENEFITS, AN APPLICANT FOR PUBLIC ASSISTANCE PROGRAM BENEFITS MUST PROVIDE PROOF THAT THE APPLICANT IS A UNITED STATES CITIZEN OR, IF NOT A UNITED STATES CITIZEN, IS LAWFULLY PRESENT IN THE UNITED STATES UNDER FEDERAL LAW, TO PROVIDE FOR TEMPORARY BENEFITS TO BE PAID IN CASES WHERE THE APPLICANT CANNOT PROVIDE PROOF AT THE TIME OF APPLICATION AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR CERTAIN VIOLATIONS; BY ADDING SECTION 44-6-110 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON WHO WILFULLY EMPLOYS AN INDIVIDUAL WHO IS INDIGENT AND IS NOT LAWFULLY PRESENT IN THE UNITED STATES SHALL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR THE COST OF MEDICALLY NECESSARY SERVICES TO THE INDIVIDUAL EMPLOYED AND HIS HOUSEHOLD AND TO VEST IN THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES RIGHTS TO THIRD PARTY PAYMENTS FOR THESE MEDICAL SERVICES; TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-3350, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO SPECIAL IDENTIFICATION CARDS ISSUED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES, SO AS TO ALSO REQUIRE PROOF OF UNITED STATES CITIZENSHIP OR LAWFUL PRESENCE IN THE UNITED STATES UNDER FEDERAL IMMIGRATION LAW; AND TO REQUIRE CERTAIN STATE AGENCIES TO COOPERATE WITH LOCAL GOVERNMENTS AND THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY TO DEVELOP A SYSTEM FOR VERIFYING LAWFUL PRESENCE IN THE UNITED STATES OF CERTAIN PERSONS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4023 -- Rep. Jefferson: A HOUSE RESOLUTION CONGRATULATING THE TIMBERLAND HIGH SCHOOL LADY WOLVES ON THEIR 2005 STATE AAA BASKETBALL TITLE, AND RECOGNIZING HEAD COACH CLEVE TOUCHBERRY AND HIS STAFF FOR THEIR SUCCESS IN BRINGING HOME THE FIRST GIRLS' STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TO THE BERKELEY COUNTY SCHOOL'S TROPHY CASE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4024 -- Rep. Jefferson: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE TIMBERLAND HIGH SCHOOL LADY WOLVES BASKETBALL TEAM, HEAD COACH CLEVE TOUCHBERRY, AND OTHER SCHOOL OFFICIALS AT A DATE AND TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF CONGRATULATING AND HONORING THE TEAM ON THEIR 2005 STATE AAA BASKETBALL TITLE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4025 -- Reps. Duncan, M.A. Pitts and Taylor: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND CONGRATULATE NORMAN M. SCARBOROUGH, PROFESSOR AT PRESBYTERIAN COLLEGE IN CLINTON FOR HIS INVALUABLE CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE BUSINESS COMMUNITY AND FOR BEING NAMED PRESBYTERIAN COLLEGE'S 2005 PROFESSOR OF THE YEAR.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4026 -- Reps. Clark and Toole: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE MRS. LISA SWICK OF CHAPIN FOR HER SELECTION AS "MRS. SOUTH CAROLINA AMERICA 2004" DURING THE LEGISLATIVE INTERIM AND TO COMMEND HER FOR THE MANNER IN WHICH SHE HAS REPRESENTED SOUTH CAROLINA AND PROMOTED FAMILY VALUES DURING HER REIGN.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4027 -- Reps. Harrell and Wilkins: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO ESTABLISH THE RESULTS OF A REVIEW OF THE LAW IMPLEMENTING ARTICLE X, SECTION 13(6)(c) OF THE CONSTITUTION OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1895.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4028 -- Reps. Anderson, Agnew, Allen, Altman, Anthony, Bailey, Bales, Ballentine, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clark, Clemmons, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Emory, Frye, Funderburk, Govan, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hiott, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kennedy, Kirsh, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Loftis, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Norman, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rhoad, Rice, Rivers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Simrill, Sinclair, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Townsend, Tripp, Umphlett, Vaughn, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Wilkins, Witherspoon and Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR MRS. MARY LEE MYERS WEARING OF GEORGETOWN COUNTY ON THE OCCASION OF HER SEVENTIETH BIRTHDAY, AND TO EXTEND BEST WISHES TO HER FOR GOOD HEALTH AND HAPPINESS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4029 -- Reps. Taylor, M.A. Pitts and Duncan: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE AND RECOGNIZE THE HONORABLE THOMAS ADAMS BABB OF LAURENS COUNTY, ONE OF SOUTH CAROLINA'S MOST DISTINGUISHED CITIZENS AS HE CELEBRATES HIS NINETIETH BIRTHDAY, AND FOR HIS OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTIONS AND ACHIEVEMENTS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4030 -- Rep. Bowers: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 23-11-110, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO QUALIFICATIONS OF SHERIFFS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON WHO HAS SERVED AS A STATE CONSTABLE FOR AT LEAST TEN YEARS MEETS THE TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE QUALIFICATIONS FOR THE OFFICE OF SHERIFF.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4031 -- Reps. Cato, Allen, Hamilton, Haskins, Leach, Loftis, Rice, F.N. Smith, G.R. Smith, Taylor, Tripp and Vaughn: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO AUTHORIZE THE CLERK OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO SELECT AN ARTIST TO PAINT THE PORTRAIT OF THE HONORABLE DAVID H. WILKINS OF GREENVILLE, SOUTH CAROLINA, TO BE PLACED APPROPRIATELY IN THE HALL OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES UPON ITS COMPLETION.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4032 -- Reps. Scott, Agnew, Allen, Altman, Anderson, Anthony, Bailey, Bales, Ballentine, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clark, Clemmons, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Emory, Frye, Funderburk, Govan, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hiott, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kennedy, Kirsh, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Loftis, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Norman, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rhoad, Rice, Rivers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Simrill, Sinclair, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Townsend, Tripp, Umphlett, Vaughn, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Wilkins, Witherspoon and Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION RECOGNIZING AND COMMENDING MRS. RUTH BROWN OF RICHLAND COUNTY ON THE OCCASION OF MOTHER'S DAY FOR HER EXCEPTIONAL DEVOTION TO HER CHURCH, FAMILY, AND MANY FRIENDS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4033 -- Reps. Scott, Agnew, Allen, Altman, Anderson, Anthony, Bailey, Bales, Ballentine, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clark, Clemmons, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Emory, Frye, Funderburk, Govan, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hiott, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kennedy, Kirsh, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Loftis, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Norman, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rhoad, Rice, Rivers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Simrill, Sinclair, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Townsend, Tripp, Umphlett, Vaughn, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Wilkins, Witherspoon and Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION RECOGNIZING AND COMMENDING MRS. VIRGINIA JOHNSON OF RICHLAND COUNTY ON THE OCCASION OF MOTHER'S DAY FOR HER EXCEPTIONAL DEVOTION TO HER CHURCH, FAMILY, AND FRIENDS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4034 -- Rep. Davenport: A BILL TO ENACT THE "SOUTH CAROLINA MEDICAID ACCOUNTABILITY AND HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICE AGENCIES REORGANIZATION ACT OF 2005", SO AS TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING CHAPTER 64 TO TITLE 2 TO ESTABLISH THE JOINT MEDICAID REVIEW COMMITTEE TO REVIEW AND MONITOR MEDICAID SPENDING; TO ADD ARTICLE 10 TO CHAPTER 6, TITLE 44 SO AS TO ESTABLISH THE INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY PLANNING TEAM TO DEVELOP PLANS FOR THE EFFICIENT AND EFFECTIVE USE OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGIES BY HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICE AGENCIES; TO ADD ARTICLE 8 TO CHAPTER 6, TITLE 44 SO AS TO ESTABLISH PROVISIONS FOR THE EFFECTIVE MANAGEMENT OF MEDICAID, INCLUDING IMPLEMENTING CARE MANAGEMENT PROGRAMS AND PHARMACY BENEFIT MANAGEMENT PROGRAMS, REGULARLY CONVENING DIRECTORS OF AGENCIES THAT RECEIVE MEDICAID FUNDS TO MONITOR, AMONG OTHER THINGS, MEDICAID GROWTH AND SPENDING; TO ADD SECTION 44-6-110 SO AS TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES TO DEVELOP ELIGIBILITY DETERMINATION CRITERIA FOR MEDICAID APPLICANTS; TO AMEND SECTION 44-6-80, RELATING TO REPORTS CONCERNING THE COST EFFECTIVENESS OF THE MEDICAID PROGRAM, SO AS TO FURTHER SPECIFY CONTENTS OF THESE REPORTS AND TO REQUIRE THESE REPORTS TO BE PUBLISHED ON THE AGENCY'S INTERNET WEBSITE; TO AMEND ARTICLE 3, CHAPTER 6, TITLE 44, RELATING TO CHILD DEVELOPMENT SERVICES, SO AS TO DELETE THESE PROVISIONS AND TO PROVIDE PROCEDURES FOR MEDICAID FRAUD AND ABUSE MANAGEMENT; TO ADD SECTION 12-21-625 SO AS TO ESTABLISH THE HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICE AGENCY FUND WHICH SHALL RECEIVE A 1.5 CENT PER CIGARETTE SURTAX FOR A ONE-TIME FUNDING OF THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES STATEWIDE AUTOMATED CHILD SUPPORT ENFORCEMENT SYSTEM, FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL HEALTHY PEOPLE 2010, FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF DISABILITIES AND SPECIAL NEEDS, FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF MENTAL HEALTH, AND FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY PLANNING TEAM; TO ADD ARTICLE 5 TO CHAPTER 6, TITLE 44 SO AS TO ENACT THE STATE PHARMACY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM WHICH ELIMINATE SCRIPTS, SOUTH CAROLINA RETIREES AND INDIVIDUALS POOLING FOR SAVINGS, AND ESTABLISHES A NEW PROGRAM TO ASSIST LOW-INCOME MEDICARE ELIGIBLE PERSONS WITH THEIR PRESCRIPTION DRUG COSTS; TO ADD ARTICLE 3 TO CHAPTER 30, TITLE 1 SO AS TO ESTABLISH THE OFFICE OF BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES IN THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL AND TO TRANSFER TO THIS OFFICE THE DEPARTMENT OF ALCOHOL AND OTHER DRUG ABUSE SERVICES, THE CONTINUUM OF CARE FOR EMOTIONALLY DISTURBED CHILDREN, AND THE DEPARTMENT OF MENTAL HEALTH, AND TO ABOLISH THE SOUTH CAROLINA MENTAL HEALTH COMMISSION; TO AMEND SUBARTICLE 11, ARTICLE 13, CHAPTER 7, TITLE 20, RELATING TO THE LICENSURE AND REGULATION OF CHILDCARE FACILITIES, SO AS TO TRANSFER CHILDCARE LICENSURE AND REGULATION TO THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL; TO ADD SECTION 1-30-350 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT REORGANIZING AND CONSOLIDATING STATE AGENCIES IS IN AN EFFORT TO STREAMLINE GOVERNMENT AND ACHIEVE ADMINISTRATIVE COST SAVINGS AND TO DIRECT THE DIRECTOR OF THE STATE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD TO ASSIST IN THE REORGANIZATION OF THE AGENCIES AFFECTED BY THIS ACT AND TO AUTHORIZE THE COMMISSIONER OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL TO CARRY OUT CERTAIN FUNCTIONS IN ORDER TO IMPLEMENT THIS REORGANIZATION; TO AMEND CHAPTER 25, TITLE 43, RELATING TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA COMMISSION FOR THE BLIND, SO AS TO ESTABLISH THE DIVISION OF SERVICES FOR THE BLIND WITHIN THE SOUTH CAROLINA STATE AGENCY FOR VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION, TO ABOLISH THE COMMISSION AND TRANSFER ITS POWERS, DUTIES, AND RESPONSIBILITIES TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA STATE AGENCY FOR VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION, RETAINING CERTAIN PROGRAM RESPONSIBILITIES FOR THE DIVISION AND MERGING OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES, INCLUDING ADMINISTRATIVE FUNCTIONS OF THE FORMER COMMISSION WITH THE STATE AGENCY FOR VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION; TO AMEND CHAPTER 31, TITLE 43, RELATING TO VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION, SO AS TO CONFORM THIS CHAPTER TO PLACING THE DIVISION OF THE BLIND UNDER THIS AGENCY AND TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS; TO AMEND SECTION 43-21-10, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE DIVISION ON AGING IN THE GOVERNOR'S OFFICE, SO AS TO PLACE THIS DIVISION IN THE OFFICE OF THE LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR AND TO PROVIDE FOR ITS MEMBERSHIP, POWERS, AND DUTIES; TO AMEND SECTIONS 43-21-20, 43-21-45, 43-21-60, 43-21-70, AND 43-21-100, ALL AS AMENDED, SECTION 43-21-110, AND 43-21-150, AS AMENDED, ALL RELATING TO THE DIVISION ON AGING AND THE ADVISORY COUNCIL ON AGING, SO AS TO ESTABLISH THE ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON AGING, TO ASSIGN RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE COORDINATING COUNCIL AND THE LONG TERM CARE COUNCIL TO THE ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON AGING, TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS, AND TO CONFORM THESE PROVISIONS TO AMENDMENTS SET FORTH IN THIS ACT; AND TO REPEAL SECTIONS 43-21-120, 43-21-130, AND 43-21-140, RELATING, RESPECTIVELY, TO THE COORDINATING COUNCIL AND THE LONG TERM CARE COUNCIL AND ITS DUTIES, ARTICLE 11, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 12, RELATING TO INDIGENT HEALTH CARE, SECTIONS 44-9-30, RELATING TO THE CREATION OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA MENTAL HEALTH COMMISSION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4035 -- Reps. Harrell, Wilkins, Chellis, Thompson, Cotty, Huggins, Clark, Bales, Neilson, Hosey, J.E. Smith, Frye, Altman, Anthony, Bailey, Battle, Bowers, Branham, Cato, Cobb-Hunter, Cooper, Davenport, Delleney, Hagood, Hardwick, Haskins, J. Hines, Hinson, Kirsh, Leach, Mahaffey, McLeod, Miller, J.H. Neal, Norman, Ott, Owens, Rhoad, Rice, Scarborough, Scott, D.C. Smith, G.R. Smith, Talley, Taylor, Vaughn, Walker, White, Witherspoon and Young: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 45, TITLE 11, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE VENTURE CAPITAL INVESTMENT ACT, SO AS TO ESTABLISH A VENTURE CAPITAL AUTHORITY WITHIN THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE TO SOLICIT INVESTMENT PLANS FOR RAISING AND INVESTING VENTURE CAPITAL PURSUANT TO THE VENTURE CAPITAL INVESTMENT ACT AND TO REVISE AND FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THE PROCEDURES, CONDITIONS, AND REQUIREMENTS UNDER WHICH VENTURE CAPITAL IS RAISED AND INVESTORS RECEIVE STATE TAX CREDITS FOR THEIR INVESTMENT; AND TO AMEND SECTION 30-4-40, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO MATTERS EXEMPT FROM DISCLOSURE UNDER THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT, SO AS TO EXEMPT PRIVATE INVESTMENT AND OTHER PROPRIETARY FINANCIAL DATA PROVIDED TO THE VENTURE CAPITAL AUTHORITY BY A DESIGNATED INVESTOR GROUP OR AN INVESTOR.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Debate Adjourned
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 4036 -- Reps. Kennedy and Anderson: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION NAME THE OVERPASS ALONG UNITED STATES HIGHWAY 52 IN WILLIAMSBURG COUNTY THAT CROSSES CSX'S RAILROAD TRACKS THE "HIENAMAN MEMORIAL OVERPASS" AND TO ERECT APPROPRIATE SIGNS AND MARKERS AT THIS OVERPASS THAT CONTAIN THE WORDS "HIENAMAN MEMORIAL OVERPASS".
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4037 -- Rep. Kennedy: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO HONOR AND RECOGNIZE GEORGE WESLEY JONES II OF GREELEYVILLE, SOUTH CAROLINA, ON THE OCCASION OF HIS ONE HUNDREDTH BIRTHDAY AND TO EXTEND BEST WISHES TO HIM FOR CONTINUED GOOD HEALTH AND HAPPINESS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4038 -- Reps. Govan, Cobb-Hunter and Ott: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 7-7-440, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE DESIGNATION OF VOTING PRECINCTS IN ORANGEBURG COUNTY, SO AS TO REVISE CERTAIN VOTING PRECINCTS OF ORANGEBURG 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 STATISTICS OF THE STATE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Ratified

H. 4039 -- Reps. Talley and Sinclair: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE DORMAN HIGH SCHOOL "LADY CAVALIERS" BASKETBALL TEAM, COACH JOY COUCH, STAFF, AND OTHER SCHOOL OFFICIALS AT A TIME AND DATE TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF CONGRATULATING AND HONORING THE TEAM ON WINNING THE 2005 STATE CLASS AAAA CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4040 -- Reps. Cooper and Tripp: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION NAME THE PORTION OF SOUTH CAROLINA HIGHWAY 20 FROM ITS INTERSECTION WITH INTERSTATE HIGHWAY 185 (THE SOUTHERN CONNECTOR) IN GREENVILLE COUNTY TO THE BRIDGE THAT CROSSES THE SALUDA RIVER AT THE GREENVILLE-ANDERSON COUNTY LINE THE "SERGEANT JOE R. HOOPER HIGHWAY", AND TO ERECT APPROPRIATE SIGNS OR MARKERS ALONG THIS PORTION OF HIGHWAY THAT CONTAIN THE WORDS "SERGEANT JOE R. HOOPER HIGHWAY".
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Adopted

H. 4041 -- Reps. Talley and Sinclair: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION CONGRATULATING THE DORMAN HIGH SCHOOL "LADY CAVALIERS" BASKETBALL TEAM OF SPARTANBURG ON THEIR STATE CLASS AAAA CHAMPIONSHIP AND HONORING THE PLAYERS AND COACH JOY COUCH ON THIS OUTSTANDING ACCOMPLISHMENT.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4042 -- Reps. Govan, Hosey, Ott, Cobb-Hunter, Agnew, Allen, Altman, Anderson, Anthony, Bailey, Bales, Ballentine, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clark, Clemmons, Clyburn, Coates, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Emory, Frye, Funderburk, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hiott, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kennedy, Kirsh, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Loftis, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Norman, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rhoad, Rice, Rivers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Simrill, Sinclair, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Townsend, Tripp, Umphlett, Vaughn, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Wilkins, Witherspoon and Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY MEN'S AND WOMEN'S TENNIS TEAMS, COACHES, AND STAFF, AT A TIME AND DATE TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF CONGRATULATING AND HONORING THE TEAMS ON WINNING THE MID-EASTERN ATHLETIC CONFERENCE CHAMPIONSHIPS AND RECOGNIZING COACH HARDEEP JUDGE WHO SWEPT THE COACH OF THE YEAR HONORS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4043 -- Reps. Govan, Hosey, Ott, Cobb-Hunter, Agnew, Allen, Altman, Anderson, Anthony, Bailey, Bales, Ballentine, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clark, Clemmons, Clyburn, Coates, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Emory, Frye, Funderburk, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hiott, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kennedy, Kirsh, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Loftis, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Norman, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rhoad, Rice, Rivers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Simrill, Sinclair, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Townsend, Tripp, Umphlett, Vaughn, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Wilkins, Witherspoon and Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION CONGRATULATING THE SOUTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY MEN'S AND WOMEN'S TENNIS TEAMS ON WINNING THE MID-EASTERN ATHLETIC CONFERENCE CHAMPIONSHIPS AND RECOGNIZING COACH HARDEEP JUDGE WHO SWEPT THE COACH OF THE YEAR HONORS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4044 -- Rep. Ott: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 50-11-32 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IT IS UNLAWFUL TO HUNT WATERFOWL IN CALHOUN COUNTY ON CERTAIN PORTIONS OF LAKE MARION WITHIN TWO HUNDRED YARDS OF A RESIDENCE WITHOUT WRITTEN PERMISSION OF THE OWNER AND OCCUPANT AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS.
Introduced and Committed
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recalled
Ratified

H. 4045 -- Rep. Bingham: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 20-7-8935 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE PARENTS OR LEGAL GUARDIAN OF A MINOR MAY NOT BE HELD CIVILLY OR CRIMINALLY LIABLE FOR THE ACTIONS OF THE MINOR IF THE MINOR HAS BEEN EMANCIPATED BY A COURT OR HAS VOLUNTARILY DISCONTINUED RESIDING WITH THE PARENTS OR LEGAL GUARDIAN.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4046 -- Rep. Townsend: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-67-580 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION SHALL IMPLEMENT A SCHOOL BUS REPLACEMENT CYCLE TO REPLACE APPROXIMATELY ONE-TWELFTH OF THE FLEET EACH YEAR, RESULTING IN A COMPLETE REPLACEMENT OF THE FLEET EVERY TWELVE YEARS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4047 -- Reps. Harrison, Wilkins, McLeod, Ceips, M.A. Pitts, Brady, Clark, Owens, Rice, Haley, Cotty and D.C. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-2930, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO UNLAWFULLY OPERATING A MOTOR VEHICLE WHILE UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF ALCOHOL, DRUGS, OR A COMBINATION OF BOTH, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE OFFENSES CONTAINED IN THIS PROVISION MUST BE REFERRED TO AS DRIVING WHILE IMPAIRED, DRIVING WITH AN UNLAWFUL ALCOHOL CONCENTRATION, DRIVING WITH AN UNLAWFUL AND HIGH ALCOHOL CONCENTRATION, AND DRIVING WITH AN UNLAWFUL AND GROSS ALCOHOL CONCENTRATION, AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATING THE OFFENSES CONTAINED IN THIS PROVISION; TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-2934, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE RIGHT OF COMPULSORY PROCESS WHEN A PERSON IS CHARGED WITH AN ALCOHOL OR DRUG RELATED MOTOR VEHICLE OFFENSE, SO AS TO DELETE A REFERENCE TO SECTION 56-5-2933 AND THE PROVISION THAT REQUIRES AN ARRESTING OFFICER TO INFORM A DEFENDANT OF CERTAIN RIGHTS AND HEARINGS THAT HE IS ENTITLED TO RECEIVE; TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-2942, RELATING TO THE IMMOBILIZATION OF A PERSON'S VEHICLE AFTER HE HAS BEEN CONVICTED OF CERTAIN OFFENSES, SO AS TO DELETE REFERENCES TO SECTION 56-5-2933, TO REVISE THE PROCEDURE THAT MUST BE USED TO IDENTIFY THE VEHICLE THAT MUST BE IMMOBILIZED, TO REVISE THE FEE AND THE ENTITY THAT RECEIVES THE FEE TO REREGISTER AN IMMOBILIZED VEHICLE, AND TO PROVIDE THAT A CONVICTION FOR A VIOLATION OF SECTION 56-5-2933 IS CONSIDERED A PRIOR OFFENSE OF A VIOLATION OF SECTION 56-5-2930; TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-2945, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE OFFENSE OF CAUSING GREAT BODILY INJURY OR DEATH BY OPERATING A VEHICLE WHILE UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF DRUGS OR ALCOHOL, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON CONVICTED UNDER THIS PROVISION IS GUILTY OF THE OFFENSE OF FELONY DRIVING WHILE IMPAIRED; TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-2950, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO A DRIVER OF A MOTOR VEHICLE'S IMPLIED CONSENT TO TESTING FOR ALCOHOL OR DRUGS, SO AS TO MAKE TECHNICAL CHANGES, TO DELETE THE PROVISIONS THAT PROHIBIT AN OFFICER FROM REQUIRING A PERSON WHO HAS AN ALCOHOL CONCENTRATION OF AT LEAST EIGHT ONE-HUNDREDTHS OF ONE PERCENT TO UNDERGO ADDITIONAL ALCOHOL CONCENTRATION TESTS AND REQUIRES THAT A SIMULATOR TEST MUST BE PERFORMED BEFORE A BREATH TEST IS ADMINISTERED, TO LOWER THE ALCOHOL CONCENTRATION LEVEL THAT REQUIRES A PERSON'S PRIVILEGE TO DRIVE TO BE SUSPENDED, TO DELETE A PROVISION THAT RELATES TO A VIOLATION OF SECTION 56-5-2933, AND TO SUBSTITUTE THE TERM "DRIVING WHILE IMPAIRED" FOR THE TERM "UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF"; TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-2951, AS AMENDED, RELATED TO THE SUSPENSION OF A PERSON'S DRIVER'S LICENSE FOR HIS REFUSAL TO SUBMIT TO TESTING FOR HIS LEVEL OF ALCOHOL CONCENTRATION, SO AS TO MAKE TECHNICAL CHANGES, TO LOWER THE ALCOHOL CONCENTRATION LEVEL THAT RESULTS IN THE MANDATORY SUSPENSION OF A PERSON'S DRIVER'S LICENSE, TO SUBSTITUTE THE TERM "ALCOHOL LICENSE" FOR THE TERM "ALCOHOL RESTRICTED LICENSE", TO SUBSTITUTE THE TERM "RESTRICTED LICENSE" FOR THE TERM "SPECIAL RESTRICTED DRIVER'S LICENSE", TO DELETE REFERENCES TO SECTION 56-5-2933, AND TO DELETE THE PROVISION THAT REQUIRES A PERSON'S PRIVILEGE TO DRIVE TO BE SUSPENDED FOR SIXTY DAYS IF HE TAKES A BREATH TEST PURSUANT TO SECTION 56-5-2950 AND REGISTERS A CERTAIN ALCOHOL CONCENTRATION; TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-2953, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE VIDEOTAPING OF THE INCIDENT SITE AND THE BREATH TAKING SITE OF A PERSON CHARGED WITH OPERATING A VEHICLE WHILE UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF ALCOHOL OR ANOTHER SUBSTANCE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT AN AUDIO TRACT MUST BE MADE DURING THE VIDEOTAPING PROCEDURE, TO REVISE THE PERIOD OF TIME THAT THE VIDEOTAPING PROCEDURE MUST COVER, TO MAKE TECHNICAL CHANGES, AND TO DELETE REFERENCES TO SECTION 56-5-2933; TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-2954, RELATING TO BREATH TESTING SITES, SO AS TO MAKE A TECHNICAL CHANGE; TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-748, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PERSONS WHO ARE INELIGIBLE TO BE ISSUED A RESTRICTED DRIVER'S LICENSE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON WHO HAS BEEN ISSUED A RESTRICTED DRIVER'S LICENSE PURSUANT TO A VIOLATION OF SECTION 56-5-2951 IS SUBSEQUENTLY INELIGIBLE TO BE ISSUED ANOTHER RESTRICTED DRIVER'S LICENSE, AND TO SUBSTITUTE THE TERM "RESTRICTED DRIVER'S LICENSE" FOR THE TERM "SPECIAL RESTRICTED DRIVER'S LICENSE"; TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-286, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE SUSPENSION OF A PERSON'S PRIVILEGE TO DRIVE FOR OPERATING A VEHICLE WITH CERTAIN ALCOHOL CONCENTRATIONS, SO AS TO MAKE TECHNICAL CHANGES, AND TO SUBSTITUTE THE TERM "ALCOHOL RESTRICTED LICENSE" FOR THE TERM "ALCOHOL RESTRICTED DRIVER'S LICENSE" AND TO DELETE REFERENCES TO SECTION 56-5-2933, AND TO REPEAL SECTIONS 56-5-2933, 56-5-2935, AND 56-5-2940, ALL RELATING TO DRIVING A VEHICLE WHILE UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF ALCOHOL OR ANOTHER ILLEGAL SUBSTANCE.
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H. 4048 -- Reps. J.H. Neal, Agnew, Allen, Altman, Anderson, Anthony, Bailey, Bales, Ballentine, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clark, Clemmons, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Emory, Frye, Funderburk, Govan, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hiott, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kennedy, Kirsh, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Loftis, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Norman, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rhoad, Rice, Rivers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Simrill, Sinclair, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Townsend, Tripp, Umphlett, Vaughn, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Wilkins, Witherspoon and Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE MRS. MARY B. SMITH OF RICHLAND COUNTY FOR HER THIRTY YEARS OF DEVOTED TEACHING, ALL OF WHICH WAS SPENT AT GADSDEN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, AND EXTEND BEST WISHES ON THE OCCASION OF HER RETIREMENT.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4049 -- Reps. Sandifer and Skelton: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO HONOR AND RECOGNIZE THE ACCOMPLISHMENTS OF DOCTOR RICHARD H. KLEIN UPON HIS RETIREMENT AND EXTEND BEST WISHES TO HIM ON HIS FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4050 -- Reps. Umphlett, Dantzler, Hinson, Jefferson and Merrill: A HOUSE RESOLUTION CONGRATULATING THE BERKELEY HIGH SCHOOL MOCK TRIAL TEAM ON ITS FIRST-PLACE FINISH IN THE STATE HIGH SCHOOL MOCK TRIAL COMPETITION.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4051 -- Reps. Umphlett, Dantzler, Hinson, Jefferson and Merrill: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE BERKELEY HIGH SCHOOL MOCK TRIAL TEAM AND ITS TEACHER COACHES AND ATTORNEY COACHES FOR THE PURPOSE OF CONGRATULATING THE TEAM ON ITS FIRST-PLACE FINISH IN THE STATE HIGH SCHOOL MOCK TRIAL COMPETITION.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4052 -- Reps. G.M. Smith, Weeks, Coates, J.H. Neal, Agnew, Allen, Altman, Anderson, Anthony, Bailey, Bales, Ballentine, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clark, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Emory, Frye, Funderburk, Govan, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hiott, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kennedy, Kirsh, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Loftis, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Norman, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rhoad, Rice, Rivers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Simrill, Sinclair, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Townsend, Tripp, Umphlett, Vaughn, Vick, Viers, Walker, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Wilkins, Witherspoon and Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE LANCE CORPORAL SHAYWARD S. MCKENZIE OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HIGHWAY PATROL ON BEING NAMED THE 2004 SOUTH CAROLINA HIGHWAY PATROL TROOPER OF THE YEAR.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4053 -- Reps. Govan, Wilkins, Scott, Bingham, Rivers, Rutherford, J.E. Smith, Whipper, Miller, Clyburn, McLeod, Haskins, R. Brown, Kirsh, Moody-Lawrence, Merrill, Vick, Rhoad, Ott, Anthony, Agnew, Altman, Bailey, Bales, Battle, Branham, Breeland, J. Brown, Chellis, Emory, Funderburk, Hayes, J. Hines, Hinson, Hosey, Jefferson, Lee, McGee, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Pinson, Simrill, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, Taylor, Umphlett, Vaughn, Harrell and Leach: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO CREATE THE ERNEST F. "FRITZ" HOLLINGS MONUMENT COMMISSION AND PROVIDE FOR THE COMMISSION'S MEMBERSHIP, DUTIES, AND RELATED MATTERS.
Introduced
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H. 4054 -- Reps. Edge, Merrill and Viers: A BILL TO ENACT THE "SOUTH CAROLINA PUT PARENTS IN CHARGE ACT" BY ADDING CHAPTER 18 TO TITLE 12, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, SO AS TO PROVIDE CREDITS FOR CERTAIN TAXES FOR TUITION PAID TO PUBLIC OR INDEPENDENT SCHOOLS, TO DEFINE CERTAIN TERMS, AND TO PROVIDE FOR REPORTING AND ACCOUNTABILITY OF THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THIS CHAPTER; AND BY ADDING ARTICLE 6 TO CHAPTER 63, TITLE 59 OF THE 1976 CODE SO AS TO ALLOW STUDENTS ATTENDING A FAILING PUBLIC SCHOOL TO USE AN EDUCATION VOUCHER TO TRANSFER TO ANOTHER PUBLIC SCHOOL OR TO AN INDEPENDENT SCHOOL, TO DEFINE CERTAIN TERMS, AND TO PROVIDE FOR REPORTING AND CONDUCTING OF EXAMINATIONS AND INVESTIGATIONS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4055 -- Rep. Cotty: 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 A RESIDENT FULL-YEAR INDIVIDUAL TAXPAYER TO DEDUCT FROM SOUTH CAROLINA TAXABLE INCOME AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED TEN THOUSAND DOLLARS OF UNREIMBURSED EXPENSES INCURRED BY THE TAXPAYER IN THE DONATION, WHILE LIVING, OF ONE OR MORE OF THE TAXPAYER'S ORGANS TO ANOTHER HUMAN BEING FOR HUMAN ORGAN TRANSPLANTATION AND TO PROVIDE DEFINITIONS AND THOSE EXPENSES THAT QUALIFY FOR THE DEDUCTION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4056 -- Reps. Jefferson, J.H. Neal, Harrison, Clark, Bailey, Chellis, Clyburn, Dantzler, Howard, Rhoad and Rutherford: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 12 TO CHAPTER 13, TITLE 24 SO AS TO ESTABLISH AN EDUCATION AND SPIRITUAL TRAINING PROGRAM WITHIN THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS TO OFFER A PRISONER THE POSSIBILITY OF OBTAINING AN EARLY SUPERVISED RELEASE FROM PRISON UPON COMPLETION OF THE PROGRAM AND OBTAINING A JOB OFFER.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4057 -- Reps. McCraw, Phillips and Littlejohn: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE GAFFNEY HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL TEAM, COACH MARK HUFF, AND OTHER SCHOOL OFFICIALS AT A DATE AND TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF CONGRATULATING AND HONORING THE TEAM ON THEIR 2005 STATE CLASS AAAA BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4058 -- Reps. McCraw, Phillips and Littlejohn: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION CONGRATULATING THE GAFFNEY HIGH SCHOOL "INDIANS" BASKETBALL TEAM OF SPARTANBURG COUNTY ON THEIR 2005 SOUTH CAROLINA CLASS AAAA STATE TITLE, AND HONORING THE PLAYERS AND COACH MARK HUFF ON THEIR IMPRESSIVE SEASON.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4059 -- Rep. Talley: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 44-1-175 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT ANY PERSON WHO MAKES A COMPLAINT TO THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL CONCERNING AN ALLEGED HEALTH CODE VIOLATION BY A RESTAURANT MUST PROVIDE HIS NAME AND CONTACT INFORMATION TO THE DEPARTMENT, AND IF A SUBSEQUENT INSPECTION IS CONDUCTED AND THE HEALTH CODE VIOLATION IS NOT FOUND, THE DEPARTMENT SHALL PROVIDE THE RESTAURANT, UPON REQUEST, WITH THE COMPLAINANT'S NAME AND CONTACT INFORMATION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4060 -- Reps. Scott, Agnew, Allen, Altman, Anderson, Anthony, Bailey, Bales, Ballentine, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clark, Clemmons, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Emory, Frye, Funderburk, Govan, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hiott, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kennedy, Kirsh, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Loftis, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Norman, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rhoad, Rice, Rivers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Simrill, Sinclair, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Townsend, Tripp, Umphlett, Vaughn, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Wilkins, Witherspoon and Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND AND CONGRATULATE BLUECROSS BLUESHIELD OF SOUTH CAROLINA ON BEING NAMED 2005 CORPORATE CITIZEN OF THE YEAR BY CENTRAL SOUTH CAROLINA HABITAT FOR HUMANITY.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4061 -- Reps. Vick, Coates and McGee: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND CONGRATULATE THE CAROLINAS INDEPENDENT AUTOMOBILE DEALERS ASSOCIATION ON THE OCCASION OF ITS FIFTIETH ANNIVERSARY OF UPHOLDING HIGH STANDARDS IN ETHICS AND FAIR DEALING IN THE INDEPENDENT AUTOMOBILE MARKET AND TO EXTEND BEST WISHES TO THE ASSOCIATION FOR CONTINUED SUCCESS IN THE FUTURE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4062 -- Reps. Bailey, Chellis, Young and Harrell: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE PINEWOOD PREPARATORY SCHOOL PANTHERS OF SUMMERVILLE, COACH MARK ENSLEY, AND ASSISTANT TRAVIS MAYS FOR THE PURPOSE OF RECOGNIZING AND HONORING THE TEAM ON THEIR SOUTH CAROLINA INDEPENDENT SCHOOL ASSOCIATION (SCISA) SPEED AND STRENGTH STATE CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4063 -- Reps. Bailey, Chellis, Young and Harrell: A HOUSE RESOLUTION RECOGNIZING THE PINEWOOD PREPARATORY SCHOOL PANTHERS OF SUMMERVILLE AND COACH MARK ENSLEY ON THEIR SOUTH CAROLINA INDEPENDENT SCHOOL ASSOCIATION (SCISA) SPEED AND STRENGTH STATE CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4064 -- Rep. McGee: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 6-29-760, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE PROCEDURE FOR ENACTMENT OR AMENDMENT OF A ZONING REGULATION OR MAP, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR NOTICE OF A PUBLIC HEARING BY CERTIFIED MAIL TO AN AFFECTED LANDOWNER WHOSE PROPERTY IS LOCATED WITHIN A FIVE HUNDRED FOOT RADIUS OF THE PROPERTY SUBJECT TO BEING REZONED AND TO REQUIRE THE COST OF MAILING THE NOTICE AND ADMINISTRATIVE COST BE BORNE BY THE PROPERTY OWNER IF HE IS REQUESTING THE PROPERTY BE REZONED.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4065 -- Reps. Townsend, Cobb-Hunter and M.A. Pitts: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-111-80 SO AS TO AUTHORIZE THE SOUTH CAROLINA LAW ENFORCEMENT DIVISION IN CONSULTATION WITH THE SOUTH CAROLINA STUDENT LOAN CORPORATION TO DEVELOP A LOAN REPAYMENT PROGRAM WHEREBY TALENTED AND QUALIFIED STATE RESIDENTS MAY ATTEND STATE PUBLIC OR PRIVATE COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES FOR THE PURPOSE OF PROVIDING INCENTIVES FOR WORKING IN THE FIELD OF LAW ENFORCEMENT IN AREAS OF CRITICAL NEED, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE PROCEDURES, CONDITIONS, AND REQUIREMENTS OF THE PROGRAM.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4066 -- Rep. Rutherford: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE THE MANY ACCOMPLISHMENTS OF MRS. KATHERYN "MARJORIE" MEANS BELLFIELD AND COMMEND HER FOR A LIFETIME OF SERVICE TO HER COMMUNITY AND STATE.
Introduced and Adopted.

H. 4067 -- Rep. J.R. Smith: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE APPRECIATION OF THE MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO MARGARET G. MULLEN FOR HER LASTING COMMITMENT TO EDUCATION UPON HER RETIREMENT AS PRINCIPAL OF MIDLAND VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL ON JUNE 30, 2005, AND EXTEND TO HER BEST WISHES IN ALL OF HER FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted</