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The Senate assembled at 11:00 A.M., the hour to which it stood adjourned, and was called to order by the ACTING PRESIDENT, Senator CROMER.
The following Bills were read the third time and having received three readings in both Houses, it was ordered that the titles be changed to that of Acts and enrolled for Ratification:
H. 5143 (Word version) -- Reps. McGee, Coates, Branham and J. Hines: A BILL TO AMEND ACT 239 OF 1981, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE FLORENCE COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 1 BOARD OF TRUSTEES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT MEMBERS OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF FLORENCE SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 1 ELECTED FROM SEATS 3, 6, AND 9 AT THE MAY 2006 ELECTION SHALL SERVE FOR TERMS TO EXPIRE ON DECEMBER 31, 2010, AFTER THEIR SUCCESSORS ELECTED AT THE NOVEMBER 2010 ELECTION QUALIFY AND TAKE OFFICE.
By prior motion of Senator WILLIAMS
H. 4889 (Word version) -- Reps. Bingham, Perry, Bales, G. Brown, Cato, Chellis, Dantzler, Ott, Sandifer, J.E. Smith, Thompson and Tripp: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-10-280, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE MINIMUM DURATION OF INSURANCE ISSUED TO MEET MOTOR VEHICLE FINANCIAL RESPONSIBILITY REQUIREMENTS, SO AS TO AUTHORIZE THE CANCELLATION OF A CONTRACT OR INSURANCE POLICY IF THE INSURED FAILS TO PAY THE PREMIUM FOR THE POLICY OR AN INSTALLMENT OF THE PREMIUM WHEN IT IS DUE.
By prior motion of Senator MALLOY, with unanimous consent
The following House Bill was read the third time and ordered returned to the House with amendments:
H. 4503 (Word version) -- Reps. Edge, Harrison, Harrell, Merrill, Bingham, Young, Loftis, Perry, Haskins, Witherspoon, Bailey, Cato, Vaughn, Altman, Sandifer, G.R. Smith, Walker, Jefferson, Mack, Vick, Hardwick, Clemmons, Bales, Neilson, Mahaffey, Clark, Simrill, Viers, Duncan, Thompson, G.M. Smith, Lucas, M.A. Pitts, Rice, Hinson and Davenport: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, SO AS TO REFORM CERTAIN EMINENT DOMAIN PROCEDURES BY ADDING SECTION 4-9-32 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR PROCEDURES REQUIRED OF A COUNTY BEFORE IT MAY EXERCISE EMINENT DOMAIN; BY ADDING SECTIONS 28-2-65 AND 28-2-67 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE OWNER OF CONDEMNED PROPERTY HAS THE RIGHT OF FIRST REFUSAL TO REDEEM HIS PROPERTY IF THE CONDEMNING ENTITY DOES NOT USE THE PROPERTY FOR THE INTENDED PUBLIC USE OR IT CONTEMPLATES A SALE TO ANOTHER PARTY; BY ADDING SECTION 28-3-25 SO AS TO REQUIRE WRITTEN APPROVAL BEFORE CERTAIN PUBLIC BODIES MAY EXERCISE EMINENT DOMAIN; BY ADDING CHAPTER 4 TO TITLE 28 SO AS TO ENACT THE "JUST COMPENSATION FOR LAND USE RESTRICTIONS ACT" PROVIDING A PROCESS FOR CALCULATING AND OBTAINING JUST COMPENSATION WHEN A LAND USE REGULATION AFFECTS A LAND'S VALUE; BY ADDING SECTION 31-7-26 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE TAX INCREMENT FINANCING ACT (TIF) FOR COUNTIES DOES NOT APPLY TO AGRICULTURAL REAL PROPERTY; TO AMEND SECTION 4-9-30, RELATING TO A COUNTY'S AUTHORITY TO EXERCISE EMINENT DOMAIN, SO AS TO LIMIT THE EXERCISE OF EMINENT DOMAIN FOR SLUM CLEARANCE AND REDEVELOPMENT OF A BLIGHTED AREA BY A COUNTY; TO AMEND SECTION 5-7-50, RELATING TO A MUNICIPALITY'S AUTHORITY TO EXERCISE EMINENT DOMAIN, SO AS TO LIMIT THE EXERCISE OF EMINENT DOMAIN FOR SLUM CLEARANCE AND REDEVELOPMENT OF A BLIGHTED AREA AND TO PROVIDE REQUIRED PROCEDURES BEFORE THE EXERCISE; TO AMEND SECTION 28-2-30, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS FOR PURPOSES OF EXERCISING EMINENT DOMAIN, SO AS TO DEFINE "BLIGHTED", "JUST COMPENSATION", AND "PUBLIC USE"; TO AMEND SECTIONS 28-3-20 AND 28-3-30, BOTH RELATING TO STATE AUTHORITIES WITH EMINENT DOMAIN POWER, SO AS TO SPECIFY PUBLIC ENTITIES OTHER THAN COUNTIES AND MUNICIPALITIES INCLUDING CERTAIN INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER LEARNING, THE STATE PORTS AUTHORITY, AND THE SOUTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION; TO AMEND SECTION 31-7-30, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO TIF FOR COUNTIES, SO AS TO DEFINE "AGRICULTURAL REAL PROPERTY" AND "BLIGHTED"; BY ADDING SECTION 6-33-25, RELATING TO TIF FOR MUNICIPALITIES, SO AS TO EXCLUDE AGRICULTURAL PROPERTY FROM ITS PROVISIONS; TO AMEND SECTION 6-33-30, RELATING TO TIF FOR MUNICIPALITIES, SO AS TO DEFINE "AGRICULTURAL REAL PROPERTY" AND "BLIGHTED"; BY ADDING SECTION 31-6-25, RELATING TO TIF FOR REDEVELOPMENT PROJECTS, SO AS TO EXCLUDE AGRICULTURAL PROPERTY FROM ITS PROVISIONS; AND TO AMEND SECTION 31-6-30, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO TIF FOR REDEVELOPMENT PROJECTS, SO AS TO REDEFINE
"AGRICULTURAL REAL PROPERTY" AND "BLIGHTED" AREAS.
By prior motion of Senator MARTIN, with unanimous consent
S. 911 (Word version) -- Senators Pinckney and Matthews: A BILL TO AMEND ACT 584 OF 1946, RELATING TO THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE WALTERBORO-COLLETON COUNTY AIRPORT COMMISSION, SO AS TO ALLOW THE COLLETON COUNTY LEGISLATIVE DELEGATION TO APPOINT THE MEMBERS OF THE COMMISSION AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE ELECTION OF NEW COMMISSIONERS.
By prior motion of Senator PINCKNEY, the Bill was read the third time, passed and ordered sent to the House.
Senator GROOMS desired to be recorded as voting against the third reading of S. 91l.
Having voted on the prevailing side, Senator PINCKNEY moved to reconsider the vote whereby the Bill was ordered to receive a third reading.
There was no objection.
The Bill was returned to the Local Third Reading Calendar.
On motion of Senator LEVENTIS, with unanimous consent, the Senate stood adjourned out of respect to the memory of Mr. Richard A. McGowan of Sumter, S.C., beloved husband of Valerie Yvonne McGowan. Mr. McGowan worked with the U. S. Postal Service and served as pastor of Revival Temple Church of Our Lord Jesus Christ. He will be missed deeply by his friends, family and all whose lives he touched.
At 11:45 A.M., on motion of Senator KNOTTS, the Senate adjourned to meet next Tuesday, May 30, 2006, at 12:00 Noon.
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