Journal of the House of Representatives
of the First Session of the 117th General Assembly
of the State of South Carolina
being the Regular Session Beginning Tuesday, January 9, 2007


HOUSE BILL INDEX

BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS

REGULAR SESSION OF 2007

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

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2007 HOUSE BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS
House bills & resolutions acted on by the House in 2007.

For past history of the following Bill, see page 5135 of the House Journal of 2006.

H. 5217 of 2006 -- Rep. Rutherford: AN ACT TO PROVIDE THAT A GOLF CART MAY BE OPERATED ALONG A PRIMARY HIGHWAY IN RICHLAND COUNTY WITHIN A ONE-HALF-MILE RADIUS OF A SPORTING EVENT DURING CERTAIN HOURS, AND TO PROVIDE THAT DURING NIGHTTIME HOURS, A GOLF CART MUST BE OPERATED WITH WORKING HEADLIGHTS AND TAIL LIGHTS.

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H. 3000 -- Reps. Harrell, W.D. Smith, Cato, Chellis, Cooper, Harrison, Walker and Witherspoon: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO PROVIDE A PROCEDURE FOR ALLOTTING SEATS TO MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES FOR THE 2007 AND 2008 SESSIONS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3001 -- Reps. Harrell, W.D. Smith, Cato, Chellis, Cooper, Harrison, Walker and Witherspoon: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO ADOPT THE RULES OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES FOR THE 2007 AND 2008 SESSIONS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3002 -- Reps. Kirsh and Cotty: 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. 3003 -- Reps. Kirsh, Haskins, Cobb-Hunter, Brady and Cotty: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO AMEND RULE 4.19 OF THE RULES OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, RELATING TO A SUMMARY OF A BILL OR RESOLUTION, SO AS TO REQUIRE THAT A SUMMARY OF A BILL OR JOINT RESOLUTION MUST BE PREPARED AND PRINTED WITH THE BILL OR JOINT RESOLUTION WHEN IT IS REPORTED OUT OF A COMMITTEE OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3004 -- Rep. Taylor: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION NAME THE INTERCHANGE LOCATED AT EXIT 16 ALONG INTERSTATE HIGHWAY 385 IN LAURENS COUNTY THE "SERGEANT RICK POPE INTERCHANGE" AND ERECT APPROPRIATE MARKERS OR SIGNS AT THIS INTERCHANGE THAT CONTAIN THE WORDS "SERGEANT RICK POPE INTERCHANGE".
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3005 -- Rep. Vick: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION NAME THE NORTH BRIDGE THAT CROSSES THE GREAT PEE DEE RIVER ALONG UNITED STATES HIGHWAY 1 IN THE TOWN OF CHERAW THE "DR. JAMES E. LEPPARD, JR. BRIDGE", AND ERECT APPROPRIATE MARKERS OR SIGNS AT THIS BRIDGE THAT CONTAIN THE WORDS "DR. JAMES E. LEPPARD, JR. BRIDGE".
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3006 -- Reps. J.E. Smith, G.R. Smith, Talley, Gullick, Herbkersman, Brady, Mulvaney, Scarborough, Pinson, Shoopman, Hagood, Agnew, Stewart, Bedingfield, McLeod, Funderburk, Perry, Bales, Toole, Stavrinakis, Harrison, Vick, Ceips and Whipper: A BILL TO AMEND SECTIONS 56-5-160 AND 56-19-10, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BOTH RELATING TO THE DEFINITION OF THE TERM "BICYCLE", SO AS TO CLARIFY THE DEFINITION AND TO EXCLUDE CHILDRENS' TRICYCLES; TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-1810, RELATING TO TRAFFIC REGULATIONS REQUIRING ONE TO DRIVE ON THE RIGHT SIDE OF THE ROADWAY, INCLUDING REQUIREMENTS FOR SLOWER MOVING VEHICLES, SO AS TO FURTHER SPECIFY THESE REQUIREMENTS AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE INTENT OF SUCH REQUIREMENTS IS TO FACILITATE THE OVERTAKING OF SLOWLY MOVING VEHICLES BY FASTER MOVING VEHICLES; AND TO AMEND ARTICLE 27, CHAPTER 5, TITLE 56, RELATING TO BICYCLISTS AND USERS OF PLAY VEHICLES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT MOTOR VEHICLES MUST NOT BLOCK BICYCLE LANES AND MUST YIELD TO BICYCLISTS IN SUCH LANES, TO PROVIDE THAT BICYCLISTS ARE NOT REQUIRED TO RIDE ON THE SHOULDER OF A ROADWAY AND TO ALSO PROVIDE THAT A BICYCLIST MAY NOT BE PROHIBITED FROM DOING SO, TO DELETE THE PROVISION REQUIRING A BICYCLIST TO USE A BIKE PATH WHEN PROVIDED, RATHER THAN THE ROADWAY, TO REQUIRE A MOTORIST OVERTAKING A BICYCLIST TO ALLOW A MINIMUM OF FIVE FEET BETWEEN THE MOTOR VEHICLE AND THE BICYCLE, TO DELETE PROVISIONS REQUIRING BICYCLES TO HAVE A BELL OR OTHER AUDIBLE DEVICE, AND TO SPECIFY THE FORM AND EXTENT OF ARM SIGNALS THAT BICYCLISTS MAY USE.
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H. 3007 -- Reps. Kirsh, G.R. Smith, Witherspoon and Mahaffey: A BILL TO CLOSE THE TEACHER AND EMPLOYEE RETENTION INCENTIVE (TERI) PROGRAM TO NEW PARTICIPANTS EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2007, AND TO REPEAL EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2012, ARTICLE 17, CHAPTER 1, TITLE 9, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE TERI PROGRAM.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3008 -- Reps. Ballentine, Haskins, Cotty and Lowe: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-37-220, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTIONS, SO AS TO EXEMPT REAL PROPERTY OWNED BY A CHARITABLE ORGANIZATION WHICH IS NOT USED FOR THE ORGANIZATION'S MEETINGS OR THE ORGANIZATION'S TAX EXEMPT PURPOSES BUT WHICH IS HELD FOR FUTURE USE BY THE ORGANIZATION IN PURSUIT OF ITS EXEMPT PURPOSES OR WHICH IS HELD BY THE ORGANIZATION FOR INVESTMENT IN PURSUIT OF THE ORGANIZATION'S EXEMPT PURPOSES IF THIS REAL PROPERTY WHILE HELD IS NOT RENTED OR LEASED FOR A PURPOSE UNRELATED TO THE ORGANIZATION'S EXEMPT PURPOSES AND THE USE OF THE REAL PROPERTY DOES NOT INURE TO THE BENEFIT OF ANY PRIVATE STOCKHOLDER OR INDIVIDUAL.
Introduced and Committed
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H. 3009 -- 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. 3010 -- Rep. Talley: A BILL TO AMEND SECTIONS 9-1-1140 AND 9-11-50, BOTH AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO SERVICE CREDIT FOR PURPOSES OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA RETIREMENT SYSTEM AND SOUTH CAROLINA POLICE OFFICERS RETIREMENT SYSTEM, SO AS PROSPECTIVELY TO INCREASE FROM NINETY TO ONE HUNDRED TWENTY DAYS THE AMOUNT OF UNUSED SICK LEAVE FOR WHICH A MEMBER OTHERWISE ELIGIBLE TO RETIRE RECEIVES SERVICE CREDIT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3011 -- Reps. Hagood, Haskins, Cobb-Hunter, Cotty, Haley, Lowe, Gullick, Toole, Agnew, Funderburk and R. Brown: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-3515, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE STATE INCOME TAX CREDIT ALLOWED FOR DONATIONS OF A GIFT OF LAND FOR CONSERVATION OR A QUALIFIED CONSERVATION CONTRIBUTION, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE CREDIT EQUALS TWENTY-FIVE PERCENT OF THE TOTAL VALUE OF THE GIFT RATHER THAN TWENTY-FIVE PERCENT OF THE CHARITABLE DEDUCTION FOR THE GIFT ALLOWED ON THE TAXPAYER'S FEDERAL INCOME TAX RETURN, TO INCREASE THE MAXIMUM ANNUAL CREDIT ALLOWED A TAXPAYER FROM $52,500 TO $150,000, AND TO ADJUST THE MAXIMUM ANNUAL CREDIT FOR INCREASES IN THE CONSUMER PRICE INDEX, AND TO DELETE OBSOLETE PROVISIONS.
Introduced and Committed
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H. 3012 -- Reps. Kirsh and Sandifer: 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. 3013 -- Reps. Kirsh, Sandifer and Cotty: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 12-36-570 SO AS TO REQUIRE PROCUREMENTS BY GOVERNMENTAL BODIES 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
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3014 -- Reps. G.M. Smith, M.A. Pitts and Cobb-Hunter: A JOINT RESOLUTION PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO SECTION 1, ARTICLE XVI OF THE CONSTITUTION OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1895, RELATING TO AMENDMENTS AND REVISIONS TO THE CONSTITUTION, SO AS TO LIMIT THE NUMBER OF QUESTIONS CONTAINED IN ONE OR MORE PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO NOT MORE THAN FOUR FOR SUBMISSION AT THE SAME TIME TO THE ELECTORS, AND TO DELETE CERTAIN OBSOLETE LANGUAGE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3015 -- Reps. W.D. Smith and G.R. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 28-2-520 SO AS TO PROVIDE THE OPTION OF A PROPERTY TAX CREDIT OR STATE INCOME TAX CREDIT, INSTEAD OF JUST COMPENSATION, FOR THE VALUE OF PROPERTY THAT IS SUBJECT TO A CONDEMNATION ACTION TO A LANDOWNER THAT GRANTS PROPERTY TO A CONDEMNOR FOR THE PURPOSE OF BUILDING A SIDEWALK OR BICYCLE PATH.
Introduced and Committed
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2nd Reading
3rd Reading
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H. 3016 -- Rep. Ceips: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING CHAPTER 79 TO 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.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3017 -- Reps. Kirsh and Mahaffey: 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. 3018 -- Reps. W.D. Smith, G.R. Smith, Kirsh, Mahaffey, Cotty, Bingham, Toole and Gullick: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-746, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DRIVER'S LICENSE SUSPENSION FOR CERTAIN OFFENSES INVOLVING THE UNLAWFUL TRANSFER OF BEER OR WINE OR ALCOHOLIC LIQUORS TO MINORS, SO AS TO ADD OFFENSES INVOLVING THE UNLAWFUL SALE OF BEER OR WINE OR ALCOHOLIC LIQUORS TO MINORS; TO AMEND SECTION 61-4-90, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO TRANSFER OF BEER OR WINE FOR A MINOR'S CONSUMPTION, AND TO AMEND SECTION 61-6-4070, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO TRANSFER OF ALCOHOLIC LIQUORS FOR A MINOR'S CONSUMPTION, BOTH SO AS TO REMOVE THE REQUIREMENT THAT THE TRANSFER TO THE MINOR BE FOR THE PURPOSE OF CONSUMPTION; AND TO AMEND SECTION 61-4-100, RELATING TO CRIMINAL CHARGES FOR CERTAIN OFFENSES INVOLVING THE UNLAWFUL TRANSFER OF BEER OR WINE OR ALCOHOLIC LIQUORS TO MINORS BROUGHT AGAINST THE SELLER AND PURCHASER, SO AS TO ALLOW THE USE OF A MINOR BY LAW ENFORCEMENT TO TEST AN ESTABLISHMENT'S COMPLIANCE WITH THE APPLICABLE LAW.
Introduced and Committed
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H. 3019 -- Reps. Delleney, Jennings, M.A. Pitts, Haskins, Harrison, Viers, Leach, Hamilton, G.R. Smith, Cato, Bannister, Loftis and Shoopman: 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, THE TERM "PERSON" INCLUDES AN UNBORN CHILD, THE TERM "UNBORN CHILD" MEANS A CHILD IN UTERO, AND TO PROVIDE CERTAIN EXCEPTIONS.
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H. 3020 -- Rep. Clemmons: 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
Co-Sponsor removed

H. 3021 -- Reps. Coleman and Anthony: 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
Report of Committee
Proposed Amendment
Recommitted
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H. 3022 -- Reps. Jennings, Scott, Whipper, Parks, Mitchell, Hart, Breeland, Mack, Hosey, Alexander, G. Brown, R. Brown, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Harvin, Hodges, Jefferson, Miller, Moss, J.H. Neal, Sellers and J.E. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND TITLE 41, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT, BY ADDING CHAPTER 12 SO AS TO ENACT THE SOUTH CAROLINA MINIMUM WAGE ACT BY ESTABLISHING A STATE MINIMUM WAGE AN HOUR FOR CERTAIN TYPES OF COVERED EMPLOYEES, TO PROVIDE THAT THESE PROVISIONS DO NOT APPLY TO EMPLOYEES COVERED BY FEDERAL MINIMUM WAGE LAWS, TO PROVIDE FOR OTHER EXCEPTIONS, AND TO PROVIDE FOR CIVIL PENALTIES FOR VIOLATION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3023 -- Rep. Bingham: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING CHAPTER 95 TO TITLE 38 SO AS TO ENACT THE INTERSTATE INSURANCE PRODUCT REGULATION COMPACT TO REGULATE CERTAIN DESIGNATED INSURANCE PRODUCTS AND ADVERTISEMENT OF THOSE PRODUCTS UNIFORMLY AMONG THE STATES THAT ARE COMPACT MEMBERS, AND TO AUTHORIZE THIS STATE TO JOIN THE COMPACT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3024 -- Reps. Rice, Harrison, E.H. Pitts, G.R. Smith, Shoopman, Kirsh, Cotty, Ballentine, Whipper, Mulvaney, Thompson, Scarborough, Hagood and Bedingfield: 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.
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H. 3025 -- Reps. Viers and Mahaffey: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING CHAPTER 91 TO TITLE 40 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR REGISTRATION AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS FOR PERSONS ENGAGED IN THE PROFESSION OF PROVIDING IMMIGRATION ASSISTANCE.
Introduced and Committed
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H. 3026 -- Reps. Viers, M.A. Pitts, Mahaffey and Gullick: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 23-3-80 SO AS TO DIRECT THE CHIEF OF THE STATE LAW ENFORCEMENT DIVISION TO NEGOTIATE A MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING BETWEEN THE STATE AND THE DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE OR THE DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY CONCERNING THE ENFORCEMENT OF FEDERAL IMMIGRATION AND CUSTOMS LAWS IN THE STATE; AND BY ADDING CHAPTER 50 TO TITLE 23 SO AS TO REQUIRE REASONABLE EFFORTS BY LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICIALS TO DETERMINE THE NATIONALITY OF PERSONS CHARGED WITH FELONIES OR DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE OFFENSES.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3027 -- Reps. Viers, M.A. Pitts and Mahaffey: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 12-6-3595 SO AS TO DEFINE THE TERMS "AUTHORIZED EMPLOYEE" AND "LABOR SERVICES", TO DISALLOW A DEDUCTIBLE BUSINESS EXPENSE UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES UNLESS THE PERSON EMPLOYED IS AN AUTHORIZED EMPLOYEE, AND TO PROVIDE EXCEPTIONS; AND BY ADDING SECTION 12-8-610 SO AS TO REQUIRE AN EMPLOYER TO WITHHOLD SIX PERCENT OF THE COMPENSATION PAID TO CERTAIN EMPLOYEES WHO FAIL TO PROVIDE CERTAIN INFORMATION RELATED TO TAXPAYER IDENTIFICATION NUMBERS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3028 -- Reps. Funderburk, Haskins, Witherspoon, Whipper, Hardwick and Hagood: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 39-5-42 SO AS TO MAKE IT AN UNFAIR TRADE PRACTICE KNOWINGLY AND WILFULLY TO MISREPRESENT THE IDENTITY OF FOOD OR A FOOD PRODUCT THAT IS SERVED, SOLD, OR OTHERWISE COMMERCIALLY DISTRIBUTED OR OFFERED FOR DISTRIBUTION, TO SPECIFY ACTS OF MISREPRESENTATION OF THE IDENTITY OF FOOD OR A FOOD PRODUCT, AND TO PROVIDE FOR CRIMINAL, CIVIL, AND ADMINISTRATIVE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS.
Introduced and Committed
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H. 3029 -- Reps. Viers, Mahaffey and Brady: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 13 TO CHAPTER 11, TITLE 8 SO AS TO REQUIRE PUBLIC EMPLOYERS OF THE STATE TO REGISTER AND PARTICIPATE IN THE FEDERAL WORK AUTHORIZATION PROGRAM AND TO PROHIBIT PUBLIC EMPLOYERS OF THE STATE FROM ENTERING INTO CONTRACTS FOR SERVICES UNLESS THE CONTRACTORS AND SUBCONTRACTORS COMPLY WITH THE FEDERAL WORK AUTHORIZATION PROGRAM VERIFYING INFORMATION ON ALL NEW EMPLOYEES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3030 -- Reps. J.R. Smith, Clyburn, Perry, D.C. Smith, Spires and Stewart: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 6-13-15 SO AS TO AUTHORIZE A RURAL COMMUNITY WATER DISTRICT TO PROVIDE A SEWAGE COLLECTION SYSTEM WITHIN THE DISTRICT.
Introduced and Committed
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3rd Reading
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H. 3031 -- Rep. Ceips: 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. 3032 -- Reps. Viers and Sandifer: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, TO CREATE A STUDY COMMITTEE TO STUDY APPROPRIATE ENFORCEMENT OF FEDERAL AND STATE LAWS RELATING TO THE PRESENCE OF ILLEGAL ALIENS IN THIS STATE AND TO RECOMMEND LEGISLATIVE CHANGES AS APPROPRIATE.
Introduced and Committed
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3rd Reading
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H. 3033 -- Reps. Clemmons, Mahaffey and Cotty: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 29-3-345 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR A DOCUMENT OF RESCISSION TO CORRECT AN ERRONEOUS RECORDING OF A SATISFACTION OF A MORTGAGE OR OTHER LIEN AFFECTING REAL PROPERTY, TO PROTECT A PRIORITY CREDITOR WHO RECORDS AFTER THE ERRONEOUS RECORDING, TO PROVIDE A CIVIL CAUSE OF ACTION FOR A PERSON INJURED BY A WRONGFUL RECORDING OF A DOCUMENT OF RESCISSION, TO ESTABLISH A RECORDING FEE, AND TO PROVIDE A FORM FOR THE DOCUMENT.
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H. 3034 -- Reps. Brady, Haskins, Cobb-Hunter, Cotty, Funderburk, Hagood, Stavrinakis, Gullick, Bowers, Whipper, Bales and Neilson: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, SO AS TO ENACT THE ENERGY INDEPENDENCE AND SUSTAINABLE CONSTRUCTION ACT OF 2007, BY ADDING ARTICLE 8 TO CHAPTER 52, TITLE 48, SO AS TO REQUIRE THE APPLICATION OF "GREEN BUILDING" OR COMPARABLE STANDARDS TO MEASURES OF ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND ENERGY CONSERVATION ON STATE-FUNDED MAJOR FACILITY PROJECTS, TO DEFINE THOSE PROJECTS AND PROVIDE FOR EXEMPTIONS, TO SET FORTH PURPOSES AND GOALS, TO PROVIDE FOR MONITORING AND EVALUATING THE EFFICACY OF THE STANDARDS, AND TO REQUIRE AN ANNUAL REPORT OF THE RESULTS TO THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY.
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H. 3035 -- Reps. Kirsh, Haskins, E.H. Pitts, Mahaffey and Cotty: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, SO AS TO ENACT THE "IDENTITY THEFT PROTECTION ACT", BY ADDING CHAPTER 20 TO TITLE 37 PROVIDING FOR PROTECTIONS IN CONNECTION WITH CONSUMER CREDIT-REPORTING AGENCIES AND WITH THE USE AND COMMUNICATION OF A CONSUMER'S SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER, IMPOSITION OF A SECURITY FREEZE ON A CONSUMER'S CREDIT REPORT, PRESCRIPTION OF MEASURES FOR DISPOSAL OF PERSONAL IDENTIFYING INFORMATION AND DISCLOSURE OF UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO PERSONAL IDENTIFYING INFORMATION, AND CIVIL DAMAGES, INCLUDING ATTORNEY'S FEES AND COSTS AND INJUNCTIVE RELIEF; BY REDESIGNATING THE FAMILY PRIVACY PROTECTION ACT OF CHAPTER 2, TITLE 30, AS ARTICLE 1 AND BY ADDING ARTICLE 3 PROVIDING FOR PROTECTION OF PERSONAL IDENTIFYING INFORMATION PRIVACY IN CONNECTION WITH A PUBLIC BODY AND ITS USE AND COMMUNICATION OF A RESIDENT'S SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER, PRESCRIPTION FOR DISCLOSURE OF SOCIAL SECURITY INFORMATION AND IDENTIFYING INFORMATION BY AND TO CERTAIN PUBLIC BODIES, PROHIBITION OF REQUIRING THE USE OF PERSONAL IDENTIFYING INFORMATION ON A MORTGAGE AND IN PREPARATION OF DOCUMENTS FOR PUBLIC FILING; AND PROCEDURE FOR REDACTING CERTAIN PERSONAL IDENTIFYING INFORMATION FROM PUBLIC RECORDS; BY ADDING SECTION 16-13-540 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE EXPUNCTION OF THE CRIMINAL RECORD OF A NAMED INDIVIDUAL INCURRED AS A RESULT OF THE UNLAWFUL USE OF HIS IDENTIFYING INFORMATION; BY ADDING SECTION 16-13-550 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR REPORTING OF THE CRIME OF FINANCIAL IDENTITY FRAUD TO THE LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY AND REFERENCE BY THE LOCAL AGENCY TO THE AGENCY WITH JURISDICTION TO INVESTIGATE AND PROSECUTE; BY AMENDING SECTION 16-13-510, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE OFFENSE OF FINANCIAL IDENTITY FRAUD, SO AS TO INCLUDE THE USE OF ANOTHER'S INFORMATION TO OBTAIN ANYTHING OF VALUE, INCLUDING CREDIT, TO AVOID LEGAL CONSEQUENCES, OR TO OBTAIN EMPLOYMENT, AND TO PROVIDE, FOR EXCEPTIONS, TO FURTHER DEFINE "IDENTIFYING INFORMATION", AND TO PROVIDE FOR CRIMINAL PENALTIES, INCLUDING RESTITUTION; BY AMENDING SECTION 16-13-520, RELATING TO PROSECUTION OF THE CRIME OF FINANCIAL IDENTITY FRAUD, SO AS TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THE COUNTY IN WHICH THE CRIME IS CONSIDERED TO HAVE BEEN COMMITTED; BY ADDING SECTION 1-11-490 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR DISCLOSURE BY AN AGENCY OF THIS STATE OF UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO THE PERSONAL IDENTIFYING INFORMATION OF A RESIDENT WHOSE INFORMATION THE AGENCY OWNS OR LICENSES AND TO PROVIDE FOR CIVIL DAMAGES, ATTORNEY'S FEES, AND INJUNCTIVE RELIEF; AND TO PROVIDE VARIOUS EFFECTIVE DATES.
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H. 3036 -- Reps. Rice and Haskins: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 27-40-710, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO NONCOMPLIANCE WITH A RENTAL AGREEMENT BY A TENANT, SO AS TO SPECIFY A WRITTEN NOTICE REQUIREMENT OF FIVE DAYS BEFORE TERMINATION OF A RENTAL AGREEMENT TO A TENANT IN VIOLATION OF SECTION 27-40-540.
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H. 3037 -- Reps. Viers and Sandifer: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 11 TO CHAPTER 5, TITLE 43 SO AS TO REQUIRE A STATE AGENCY OR POLITICAL SUBDIVISION OF THE STATE TO VERIFY THE LAWFUL PRESENCE OF A PERSON SEEKING TO OBTAIN PUBLIC BENEFITS.
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H. 3038 -- Reps. Rice and Mahaffey: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 39-65-10, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS IN CONNECTION WITH THE PAYMENT OF POST-TERMINATION CLAIMS TO SALES REPRESENTATIVES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A SALES REPRESENTATIVE IS ONE WHO SELLS TO BOTH WHOLESALERS AND END USERS AND ONE WHO DOES NOT SELL PRIMARILY FOR HIS OWN ACCOUNT, TO INCLUDE ORDERS FOR PRODUCTS AND SERVICES, TO DEFINE "COMMISSIONS" AS INCLUDING A PERCENTAGE OF PROFITS, AND TO MAKE A TECHNICAL CHANGE.
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H. 3039 -- Reps. Kirsh, Mulvaney and Gullick: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-1-429 SO AS TO AUTHORIZE THE BOARDS OF TRUSTEES OF THE YORK COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICTS TO ESTABLISH THE OPENING DATE FOR SCHOOL TO BEGIN.
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H. 3040 -- Rep. Kirsh: A BILL TO AMEND SECTIONS 16-14-40 AND 16-14-60, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO FINANCIAL TRANSACTION CARD FORGERY AND FRAUD, RESPECTIVELY, SO AS TO MAKE IT UNLAWFUL TO MAKE AN UNAUTHORIZED MATERIAL ALTERATION TO WRITTEN OR MECHANICALLY OR ELECTRONICALLY PRODUCED EVIDENCE OF THE FINANCIAL TRANSACTION AND TO DEFINE "MATERIAL ALTERATION".
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H. 3041 -- Reps. Talley, M.A. Pitts, Mahaffey and Sandifer: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 11-35-1524, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO A PREFERENCE FOR A RESIDENT VENDOR IN CONNECTION WITH A PROCUREMENT SUBJECT TO THE STATE CONSOLIDATED PROCUREMENT CODE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE VENDOR AND ITS EMPLOYEES MUST BE LEGAL RESIDENTS OF SOUTH CAROLINA TO TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THE PREFERENCE.
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H. 3042 -- Reps. W.D. Smith, Haskins, G.R. Smith, Cobb-Hunter, Mahaffey, Sandifer, Cotty and Hinson: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING PART 5 TO CHAPTER 5, TITLE 37 SO AS TO ENACT THE SOUTH CAROLINA CONSUMER REPORT SECURITY FREEZE ACT, PROVIDING FOR A FREEZE ON THE RELEASE OF A CONSUMER FILE BY A CONSUMER CREDIT REPORTING AGENCY UPON THE REQUEST OF A CONSUMER WHO IS THE VICTIM OF IDENTITY THEFT, PROCEDURES FOR IMPLEMENTING AND REMOVING THE FREEZE, APPLICABILITY OF AND EXEMPTIONS FROM THE FREEZE, AND PENALTIES FOR VIOLATION OF THESE PROVISIONS.
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H. 3043 -- Reps. Talley, Haskins and Brady: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-3360, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE JOB DEVELOPMENT TAX CREDIT, SO AS TO INCLUDE AN APPRENTICESHIP AS AN ELIGIBLE "NEW JOB", TO DEFINE "APPRENTICE" FOR THAT PURPOSE, AND TO PROVIDE ELIGIBILITY STANDARDS.
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H. 3044 -- Reps. Kirsh, Haskins and Witherspoon: 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. 3045 -- Reps. Cooper, Cobb-Hunter, Umphlett, Mahaffey, Sandifer, G.R. Smith, Hamilton, Davenport, Mitchell, Miller, Battle, Thompson, J.R. Smith, J.H. Neal, M.A. Pitts, Cotty, Ballentine, Haley, Ceips, Funderburk, Brady, White, Kirsh, Jefferson, Vick, McLeod, Harrell, Littlejohn, Lucas, Branham, Delleney, Bowen, Gambrell, Gullick and Sellers: A BILL TO ENACT THE "VOLUNTEER STRATEGIC ASSISTANCE AND FIRE EQUIPMENT PILOT PROGRAM (V-SAFE)" WHOSE PURPOSE, CONTINGENT UPON THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY APPROPRIATING APPROPRIATE FUNDS, IS TO OFFER GRANTS TO ELIGIBLE VOLUNTEER AND COMBINATION FIRE DEPARTMENTS FOR THE PURPOSE OF PROTECTING LOCAL COMMUNITIES AND REGIONAL RESPONSE AREAS FROM INCIDENTS OF FIRE, HAZARDOUS MATERIALS, TERRORISM, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE SAFETY OF VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTERS, TO PROVIDE DEFINITIONS OF CERTAIN TERMS, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE ADMINISTRATION OF THE GRANTS, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE PILOT PROGRAM WILL CEASE TO EXIST ON JUNE 30, 2008; AND TO AMEND SECTION 23-9-10, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE TRANSFER OF THE OFFICE OF THE STATE FIRE MARSHAL TO THE STATE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD AND THE DUTIES, QUALIFICATIONS, AND APPOINTMENT OF THE STATE FIRE MARSHAL, SO AS TO SUSPEND THE REQUIREMENT THAT THE STATE FIRE MARSHAL MUST POSSESS A CERTAIN LEVEL OF EDUCATION AND WORK EXPERIENCES UNTIL AFTER JANUARY 20, 2011, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE STATE FIRE MARSHAL SHALL SERVE AS THE DEPUTY DIRECTOR OF THE DIVISION OF FIRE AND LIFE SAFETY.
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H. 3046 -- Reps. Kirsh, G.R. Smith, Sandifer, Cotty, Mulvaney and Gullick: 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.
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H. 3047 -- Reps. Kirsh, Haskins, G.R. Smith, Mahaffey and Sandifer: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 44-53-375, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE POSSESSION, DISTRIBUTION, MANUFACTURE, AND TRAFFICKING OF METHAMPHETAMINE OR COCAINE BASE, 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.
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H. 3048 -- Reps. Kirsh, Haskins, E.H. Pitts, G.R. Smith, Mahaffey and Sandifer: 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; AND 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.
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H. 3049 -- Reps. Toole, Haskins, G.R. Smith, Umphlett, Kirsh, Mahaffey, Brady, Cotty and Funderburk: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 14-7-1610, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY'S INTENT TO ENHANCE THE GRAND JURY SYSTEM, SO AS TO INCLUDE CRIMINAL GANG ACTIVITY OR A PATTERN OF CRIMINAL GANG ACTIVITY; TO AMEND SECTION 14-7-1630, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE JURISDICTION OF THE STATE GRAND JURY, SO AS TO ADD CRIMINAL GANG ACTIVITY OR A PATTERN OF CRIMINAL GANG ACTIVITY TO THE STATE GRAND JURY'S JURISDICTION; AND TO DESIGNATE THE EXISTING SECTIONS OF CHAPTER 8, TITLE 16, RELATING TO OFFENSES THAT PROMOTE CIVIL DISORDER, AS ARTICLE 1 AND BY ADDING ARTICLE 3 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 ATTENDING OR GIVING TESTIMONY AT A TRIAL THAT CONCERNS OR RELATES TO CRIMINAL 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, 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 AND CHIEF OF POLICE WHEN A CRIMINAL GANG MEMBER IS RELEASED FROM JAIL, PRISON, OR A CORRECTIONS FACILITY, TO PROVIDE AN EXCEPTION FOR 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. 3050 -- Rep. Clemmons: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 16-11-190, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO ATTEMPTS TO BURN, SO AS TO MAKE THE PENALTY THE SAME AS FOR THE PRINCIPAL OFFENSE.
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H. 3051 -- Rep. E.H. Pitts: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, SO AS TO ENACT "ABBY'S LAW", BY AMENDING SECTION 33-56-180, RELATING TO LIMITED LIABILITY OF CHARITABLE ORGANIZATIONS, SO AS TO CONFORM THE LIMITATION ON LIABILITY TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA TORT CLAIMS ACT AMOUNT WHEN THE ACTUAL DAMAGES ARISE FROM THE USE OR OPERATION OF A MOTOR VEHICLE AND TO PROVIDE AN EXCEPTION TO THE LIMITATION WHEN A CHARITABLE ORGANIZATION CARRIES ADDITIONAL COVERAGE AND AN INSURER PROVIDES COVERAGE TO A CHARITABLE ORGANIZATION IN EXCESS OF THE AMOUNT OF THE LIMITATION PROVIDED BY LAW UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.
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H. 3052 -- Reps. Coleman, Shoopman, Bingham and Toole: A BILL TO RATIFY AN AMENDMENT TO SECTION 13, ARTICLE I OF THE CONSTITUTION OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1895, RELATING TO THE TAKING OF PRIVATE PROPERTY, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT PRIVATE PROPERTY MUST NOT BE CONDEMNED BY EMINENT DOMAIN FOR ANY PURPOSE OR BENEFIT INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE PURPOSE OR BENEFIT OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, UNLESS THE CONDEMNATION IS FOR PUBLIC USE; EXCEPT THAT IN THE INSTANCE OF THE EXERCISE OF EMINENT DOMAIN FOR THE LIMITED PURPOSE OF REMEDYING BLIGHT, THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY MAY PROVIDE FOR THE PRIVATE USE OF CONDEMNED PROPERTY UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS; AND TO RATIFY AMENDMENTS TO SECTION 17, ARTICLE I, AND SECTION 5, ARTICLE XIV, RELATING TO TREASON AND THE EXERCISE OF THE POWERS OF EMINENT DOMAIN BY OR WITHIN SUMTER, CHEROKEE, SPARTANBURG, YORK, FLORENCE, GREENVILLE, CHARLESTON, RICHLAND, AND LAURENS COUNTIES, SO AS TO DELETE THOSE PROVISIONS.
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H. 3053 -- Reps. Davenport, M.A. Pitts, Mahaffey and Sandifer: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO DIRECT THE ATTORNEY GENERAL OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA TO INITIATE OR JOIN OTHER STATES IN A LAWSUIT AGAINST THE UNITED STATES ATTORNEY GENERAL TO DEMAND THE ENFORCEMENT OF ALL EXISTING FEDERAL IMMIGRATION LAWS BY THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT.
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H. 3054 -- Reps. Rutherford, Cobb-Hunter and Sellers: 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.
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H. 3055 -- Reps. Davenport and Battle: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY DESIGNATING SECTION 59-26-10 THROUGH 59-26-100 AS ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 26, TITLE 59, ENTITLED "GENERAL PROVISIONS"; AND BY ADDING ARTICLE 3, ENTITLED "TEACHER PREPARATION PROGRAM EVALUATION", TO CHAPTER 26, TITLE 59 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR AN EVALUATION OF INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION THAT HAVE TEACHER PREPARATION PROGRAMS BY THE COMMISSION ON HIGHER EDUCATION AND THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION, PROVIDE A RATING SYSTEM, PROVIDE FOR THE PROMULGATION OF REGULATIONS, PROVIDE FOR THE REPORTING OF THE RESULTS OF THE EVALUATION TO THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY, AND PROVIDE FOR A TEACHER PREPARATION PROGRAM ADVISORY COUNCIL.
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H. 3056 -- Reps. Limehouse, Young, Umphlett, Sandifer and Brady: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 16-3-622 SO AS TO CREATE THE OFFENSE OF RECKLESS ENDANGERMENT, TO DEFINE TERMS PERTAINING TO THIS OFFENSE, AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES; AND BY ADDING SECTION 16-3-624 SO AS TO CREATE THE OFFENSE OF COMMITTING A DRIVE-BY SHOOTING, AND TO PROVIDE A PENALTY.
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H. 3057 -- Reps. Davenport and Sandifer: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 17-15-30, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO MATTERS TO BE CONSIDERED IN DETERMINING CONDITIONS OF RELEASE, SO AS TO MANDATE THAT THE COURT CONSIDER WHETHER THE PERSON ACCUSED OF A CRIME IS AN ILLEGAL ALIEN AND POSES A SUBSTANTIAL FLIGHT RISK BEFORE DETERMINING CONDITIONS OF RELEASE.
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H. 3058 -- Reps. W.D. Smith, Haskins, Young, G.R. Smith, Cobb-Hunter, Kirsh, Mahaffey, Sandifer and Brady: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 16-25-20, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE OFFENSE OF CRIMINAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE, SO AS TO ADD THAT CRIMINAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE CONVICTIONS IN OTHER STATES ARE TO BE CONSIDERED WHEN DETERMINING A PREVIOUS CONVICTION FOR PURPOSES OF ENHANCING THE PENALTY.
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H. 3059 -- Reps. M.A. Pitts, Haskins, Umphlett, Mahaffey, Sandifer and Haley: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 16-17-725, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO GIVING FALSE INFORMATION TO A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER OR A MEMBER OF THE FIRE DEPARTMENT OR RESCUE SQUAD, SO AS TO ADD THAT IT IS UNLAWFUL TO GIVE FALSE INFORMATION OR IDENTIFICATION TO A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER FOR THE PURPOSE OF AVOIDING ARREST OR CRIMINAL CHARGES.
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H. 3060 -- Reps. Ceips, Sandifer, Brady and Cotty: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 13 TO CHAPTER 11, TITLE 8 SO AS TO ENACT THE ILLEGAL ALIENS AND PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT ACT, TO REQUIRE PUBLIC EMPLOYERS OF THE STATE TO REGISTER AND PARTICIPATE IN THE FEDERAL WORK AUTHORIZATION PROGRAM, AND TO PROHIBIT PUBLIC EMPLOYERS OF THE STATE FROM ENTERING INTO CONTRACTS FOR SERVICES UNLESS THE CONTRACTORS AND SUBCONTRACTORS COMPLY WITH THE FEDERAL WORK AUTHORIZATION PROGRAM VERIFYING INFORMATION ON ALL NEW EMPLOYEES.
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H. 3061 -- Reps. Clemmons, G.R. Smith and Mahaffey: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 17-27-65 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE FILING OF A FRIVOLOUS APPLICATION FOR POST-CONVICTION RELIEF MAY RESULT IN THE INMATE'S LOSS OF GOOD TIME CREDITS EARNED IN ADDITION TO OTHER SANCTIONS THE COURT MAY IMPOSE.
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H. 3062 -- Reps. G.M. Smith and M.A. Pitts: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 22-5-115, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO SUMMONS TO APPEAR ISSUED IN SUMMARY OR MUNICIPAL COURTS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT UPON THE REQUEST OF A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER THE JUDGE SHALL ISSUE THE SUMMONS TO APPEAR AND TO AUTHORIZE THE APPROPRIATE LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY TO FINGERPRINT THE PERSON WHO IS THE SUBJECT OF THE SUMMONS TO APPEAR.
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H. 3063 -- Reps. Delleney, Harrison, Simrill, Taylor, Davenport, Sandifer, Barfield, Owens, E.H. Pitts, Rice, Walker, Toole, Viers, M.A. Pitts, Vick, Littlejohn, Mahaffey, Haskins, Young, G.R. Smith, Shoopman, Witherspoon, Umphlett, Bedingfield, Cotty, Bingham, Mulvaney and Ballentine: A BILL TO RATIFY 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. 3064 -- Reps. Cotty, Harrell, Merrill, Walker, Ballentine, Haley, Chellis, E.H. Pitts, Bales, Bingham, Bowers, Brady, Cato, Ceips, Clyburn, Coleman, Cooper, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Frye, Hagood, Harrison, Haskins, Herbkersman, Hinson, Leach, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Loftis, Lucas, Mahaffey, Phillips, Pinson, M.A. Pitts, Sandifer, Scarborough, G.M. Smith, J.R. Smith, Thompson, Toole, Umphlett, White, Whitmire, Young, W.D. Smith, Kirsh, Huggins, Hamilton, Stewart, G.R. Smith, Shoopman, Witherspoon, Battle, Owens, Rice and Crawford: A BILL TO RATIFY AN AMENDMENT TO SECTION 29, ARTICLE III OF THE CONSTITUTION OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1895, RELATING TO THE LEGISLATIVE DEPARTMENT, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT TAXES UPON REAL PROPERTY MUST BE ASSESSED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE METHODS AS PROVIDED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY IN ARTICLE X OF THE STATE CONSTITUTION; AND TO RATIFY AN AMENDMENT TO SECTION 6 OF ARTICLE X, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY SHALL ESTABLISH A METHOD OF VALUATION FOR ASSESSMENT OF REAL PROPERTY WITHIN THE STATE; AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY BY LAW SHALL PROVIDE FOR THE TERMS, CONDITIONS, AND PROCEDURES TO IMPLEMENT THE ABOVE PROVISIONS.
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H. 3065 -- Reps. Kirsh, Mahaffey and Sandifer: 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 INCREASE THE MAXIMUM PENALTY FROM TEN TO FIFTEEN YEARS AND 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.
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H. 3066 -- Reps. Hagood, Funderburk and Whipper: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, SO AS TO ENACT THE "SOUTH CAROLINA PRIORITY INVESTMENT ACT" BY AMENDING SECTION 6-29-510, RELATING TO COMPREHENSIVE PLANS OF LOCAL PLANNING COMMISSIONS, SO AS TO AMEND THE HOUSING ELEMENT AND TO PROVIDE FOR TRANSPORTATION 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
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H. 3067 -- Rep. Coleman: 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 SECTION 28-2-35 SO AS TO PROVIDE PREREQUISITES TO THE EXERCISE OF EMINENT DOMAIN BY A PUBLIC BODY; 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; 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"; TO AMEND SECTION 6-33-30, RELATING TO TIF FOR MUNICIPALITIES, SO AS TO DEFINE "AGRICULTURAL REAL PROPERTY" AND "BLIGHTED"; TO AMEND SECTION 31-6-30, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO TIF FOR REDEVELOPMENT PROJECTS, SO AS TO REDEFINE "AGRICULTURAL REAL PROPERTY" AND "BLIGHTED" AREAS; AND TO REPEAL SECTIONS 28-2-360 AND 28-2-370, RELATING TO DETERMINATIONS OF JUST COMPENSATION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3068 -- Reps. Viers and Mahaffey: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ENACTING THE SOUTH CAROLINA ILLEGAL IMMIGRATION REFORM ACT, BY ADDING ARTICLE 13 TO CHAPTER 11, TITLE 8 SO AS TO REQUIRE PUBLIC EMPLOYERS OF THE STATE TO REGISTER AND PARTICIPATE IN THE FEDERAL WORK AUTHORIZATION PROGRAM AND TO PROHIBIT PUBLIC EMPLOYERS OF THE STATE FROM ENTERING INTO CONTRACTS FOR SERVICES UNLESS THE CONTRACTORS AND SUBCONTRACTORS COMPLY WITH THE FEDERAL WORK AUTHORIZATION PROGRAM VERIFYING INFORMATION ON ALL NEW EMPLOYEES; BY ADDING SECTION 12-6-3595 SO AS TO DEFINE THE TERMS "AUTHORIZED EMPLOYEE" AND "LABOR SERVICES", TO DISALLOW A DEDUCTIBLE BUSINESS EXPENSE UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES UNLESS THE PERSON EMPLOYED IS AN AUTHORIZED EMPLOYEE, AND TO PROVIDE EXCEPTIONS; BY ADDING SECTION 12-8-610 SO AS TO REQUIRE AN EMPLOYER TO WITHHOLD SIX PERCENT OF THE COMPENSATION PAID TO CERTAIN EMPLOYEES WHO FAIL TO PROVIDE CERTAIN INFORMATION RELATED TO TAXPAYER IDENTIFICATION NUMBERS; BY ADDING SECTION 23-3-80 SO AS TO DIRECT THE CHIEF OF THE STATE LAW ENFORCEMENT DIVISION TO NEGOTIATE A MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING BETWEEN THE STATE AND THE DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE OR THE DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY CONCERNING THE ENFORCEMENT OF FEDERAL IMMIGRATION AND CUSTOMS LAWS IN THE STATE; BY ADDING CHAPTER 50 TO TITLE 23 SO AS TO REQUIRE REASONABLE EFFORTS BY LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICIALS TO DETERMINE THE NATIONALITY OF PERSONS CHARGED WITH FELONIES OR DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE OFFENSES; BY ADDING CHAPTER 91 TO TITLE 40 SO AS TO PROVIDE REQUIREMENTS FOR PERSONS ENGAGED IN THE PROFESSION OF PROVIDING IMMIGRATION ASSISTANCE; BY ADDING ARTICLE 11 TO CHAPTER 5, TITLE 43 SO AS TO REQUIRE A STATE AGENCY OR POLITICAL SUBDIVISION OF THE STATE TO VERIFY THE LAWFUL PRESENCE OF A PERSON SEEKING TO OBTAIN PUBLIC BENEFITS; AND TO CREATE A STUDY COMMITTEE TO STUDY APPROPRIATE ENFORCEMENT OF FEDERAL AND STATE LAWS RELATING TO THE PRESENCE OF ILLEGAL ALIENS IN THIS STATE AND TO RECOMMEND LEGISLATIVE CHANGES AS APPROPRIATE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3069 -- Reps. Leach, Haskins, G.R. Smith, Shoopman, Umphlett, Kirsh, Mahaffey, Sandifer, Brady and Cotty: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 20-7-490, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE DEFINITION OF TERMS IN THE CHILDREN'S CODE, INCLUDING THE DEFINITION OF CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT INCLUDES KNOWINGLY EXPOSING A CHILD TO CHEMICALS THAT HAVE THE CAPACITY TO INTERFERE WITH NORMAL PHYSIOLOGICAL FUNCTIONS, INCLUDING DURING THE MANUFACTURING OF METHAMPHETAMINE; TO AMEND SECTION 20-7-763, RELATING TO THE REQUIREMENT THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES MUST MAKE REASONABLE EFFORTS TO PRESERVE OR UNIFY THE FAMILY AND EXCEPTIONS TO THIS REQUIREMENT, SO AS TO PROVIDE AS AN EXCEPTION THAT THE PARENT HAS KNOWINGLY EXPOSED A CHILD TO CHEMICALS THAT HAVE THE CAPACITY TO INTERFERE WITH NORMAL PHYSIOLOGICAL FUNCTIONS, INCLUDING DURING THE MANUFACTURING OF METHAMPHETAMINE; AND TO AMEND SECTION 20-7-1572, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO GROUNDS FOR THE TERMINATION OF PARENTAL RIGHTS, SO AS TO PROVIDE AS A GROUND THAT THE PARENT EXPOSED A CHILD TO CHEMICALS THAT HAVE THE CAPACITY TO INTERFERE WITH NORMAL PHYSIOLOGICAL FUNCTIONS, INCLUDING DURING THE MANUFACTURING OF METHAMPHETAMINE.
Introduced and Committed
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H. 3070 -- Rep. Kirsh: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 38-43-110, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE DURATION OF AN INSURANCE 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

H. 3071 -- Rep. Kirsh: 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. 3072 -- Reps. Rice, Haskins and Cobb-Hunter: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 44-67-140 SO AS TO IMPOSE A SIXTY-CENT DEPOSIT ON EACH PACK OF TWENTY CIGARETTES SOLD, TO REQUIRE RETAIL SELLERS TO REMIT THESE DEPOSITS TO THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE, TO HAVE THESE FUNDS PLACED IN A CIGARETTE DEPOSIT ACCOUNT IN THE STATE TREASURY TO BE USED FOR REFUNDS OF THESE DEPOSITS AND FOR THE OPERATION OF CIGARETTE REFUND SITES, TO PROVIDE THAT PALMETTO PRIDE SHALL ESTABLISH AND OPERATE THE REFUND SITES, TO PROVIDE REFUND PROCEDURES, TO PROVIDE THAT UNEXPENDED FUNDS IN THE CIGARETTE DEPOSIT ACCOUNT MUST BE CREDITED TO THE HEALTH CARE TRUST FUND ESTABLISHED IN THIS ACT, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THESE FUNDS MUST BE APPROPRIATED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY IN THE ANNUAL APPROPRIATIONS ACT FOR HEALTH CARE NEEDS IN THE STATE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3073 -- Reps. W.D. Smith, G.R. Smith and Kirsh: A BILL TO ENACT "THE BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES ACT OF 2007" BY AMENDING SECTION 1-30-10, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENTS IN THE EXECUTIVE BRANCH OF STATE GOVERNMENT, SO AS TO ADD THE DEPARTMENT OF BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES AND TO DELETE THE DEPARTMENT OF ALCOHOL AND OTHER DRUG ABUSE SERVICES, THE DEPARTMENT OF DISABILITIES AND SPECIAL NEEDS, AND THE DEPARTMENT OF MENTAL HEALTH; TO ADD SECTION 1-30-68 SO AS TO PLACE THE DEPARTMENT OF ALCOHOL AND OTHER DRUG ABUSE SERVICES, THE DEPARTMENT OF DISABILITIES AND SPECIAL NEEDS, THE DEPARTMENT OF MENTAL HEALTH, AND THE CONTINUUM OF CARE FOR EMOTIONALLY DISTURBED CHILDREN UNDER THE DEPARTMENT OF BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES; TO AMEND SECTION 1-30-20, RELATING TO AGENCIES PREVIOUSLY TRANSFERRED TO THE DEPARTMENT OF ALCOHOL AND OTHER DRUG ABUSE SERVICES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE POWER AND DUTIES OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ALCOHOL AND OTHER DRUG ABUSE SERVICES ARE TRANSFERRED TO AND DEVOLVED UPON THE DEPARTMENT OF BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES, DIVISION OF ALCOHOL AND OTHER DRUG ABUSE SERVICES; TO AMEND SECTION 1-30-35, RELATING TO AGENCIES PREVIOUSLY TRANSFERRED TO THE DEPARTMENT OF DISABILITIES AND SPECIAL NEEDS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE DEPARTMENT OF DISABILITIES AND SPECIAL NEEDS ARE TRANSFERRED TO AND DEVOLVED UPON THE DEPARTMENT OF BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES, DIVISION OF DISABILITIES AND SPECIAL NEEDS; TO AMEND SECTION 1-30-70, RELATING TO AGENCIES PREVIOUSLY TRANSFERRED TO THE DEPARTMENT OF MENTAL HEALTH, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE DEPARTMENT OF MENTAL HEALTH ARE TRANSFERRED TO AND DEVOLVED UPON THE DEPARTMENT OF BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES, DIVISION OF MENTAL HEALTH; TO AMEND SECTION 1-30-110, RELATING TO AGENCIES PREVIOUSLY TRANSFERRED TO THE OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR, SO AS TO DELETE THE CONTINUUM OF CARE FOR EMOTIONALLY DISTURBED CHILDREN FROM THE OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR; TO AMEND SECTION 44-6-30, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DUTIES OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, SO AS TO INCLUDE IN THESE DUTIES, ADMINISTRATION OF SERVICES PROVIDED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES; TO ADD SECTIONS 44-6-32 AND 44-6-34 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT ALL MEDICAID FUNDS MUST BE APPROPRIATED TO THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, WHICH SHALL REIMBURSE THE DEPARTMENT OF BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES FOR THOSE MEDICAID SERVICES IT PROVIDES AND TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES TO DEVELOP AND ADMINISTER A CENTRAL CARE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM FOR BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES; TO ADD CHAPTER 8 TO TITLE 44 SO AS TO CREATE THE DEPARTMENT OF BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES COMPRISED OF THE DIVISION OF ALCOHOL AND OTHER DRUG ABUSE SERVICES, THE DIVISION OF MENTAL HEALTH, THE DIVISION OF DISABILITIES AND SPECIAL NEEDS, AND THE CONTINUUM OF CARE FOR EMOTIONALLY DISTURBED CHILDREN AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE DEPARTMENT'S POWERS AND DUTIES, INCLUDING DEVELOPING AND IMPLEMENTING A STATE PLAN FOR THE COORDINATED CARE AND UNIFIED DELIVERY OF BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES AND OVERSEEING THE ADMINISTRATION AND DELIVERY OF BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES; TO FURTHER PROVIDE THAT THE FINANCING AND THE FINANCING ADMINISTRATION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES IS CENTRALIZED IN THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES; TO AMEND CHAPTER 9, TITLE 44, RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF MENTAL HEALTH AND ITS GOVERNING BOARD, THE SOUTH CAROLINA MENTAL HEALTH COMMISSION, SO AS TO CONFORM THIS CHAPTER TO THE PROVISIONS OF THIS ACT AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE COMMISSION IS AN ADVISORY BOARD TO THE DIVISION OF MENTAL HEALTH; TO AMEND CHAPTER 20, TITLE 44, RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF DISABILITIES AND SPECIAL NEEDS AND THE SOUTH CAROLINA COMMISSION ON DISABILITIES AND SPECIAL NEEDS, SO AS TO CONFORM THIS CHAPTER TO THE PROVISIONS OF THIS ACT AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE COMMISSION IS AN ADVISORY BOARD TO THE DIVISION OF DISABILITIES AND SPECIAL NEEDS; TO AMEND CHAPTER 49, TITLE 44, RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF ALCOHOL AND OTHER DRUG ABUSE SERVICES, SO AS TO CONFORM THIS CHAPTER TO THE PROVISIONS OF THIS ACT AND TO CREATE AN ADVISORY BOARD TO THE DIVISION; AND TO AMEND ARTICLE 23, CHAPTER 7, TITLE 20, RELATING TO THE CONTINUUM OF CARE FOR EMOTIONALLY DISTURBED CHILDREN, SO AS TO CONFORM THIS ARTICLE TO THE PROVISIONS OF THIS ACT AND TO CREATE AN ADVISORY BOARD TO THE CONTINUUM; TO AMEND SECTIONS 20-7-5210 AND 20-7-5240, RELATING TO THE CREATION AND ADMINISTRATION OF THE CHILDREN'S CASE RESOLUTION SYSTEM, SO AS TO PLACE THIS SYSTEM UNDER THE CONTINUUM OF CARE FOR EMOTIONALLY DISTURBED CHILDREN AND TO CONFORM THESE SECTIONS TO THE PROVISIONS OF THIS ACT; TO AMEND SECTIONS 20-7-5710 AND 20-7-5730, RELATING TO THE CREATION AND ADMINISTRATION OF THE INTERAGENCY SYSTEM FOR CARING FOR EMOTIONALLY DISTURBED CHILDREN, SO AS TO PLACE THIS INTERAGENCY SYSTEM UNDER THE CONTINUUM OF CARE FOR EMOTIONALLY DISTURBED CHILDREN AND TO CONFORM THESE SECTIONS TO THE PROVISIONS OF THIS ACT; AND TO AMEND SECTIONS 44-7-2520, 44-7-2570, AND 44-7-2600, RELATING TO BABYNET SERVICES PROVIDED TO INFANTS AND TODDLERS WITH DISABILITIES AND SPECIAL NEEDS, SO AS TO TRANSFER THIS PROGRAM FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL TO THE DIVISION OF DISABILITIES AND SPECIAL NEEDS IN THE DEPARTMENT OF BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES AND TO CONFORM THESE SECTIONS WITH THE PROVISIONS OF THIS ACT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3074 -- Rep. Scott: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 42-7-75, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE REQUIREMENT OF STATE AGENCIES TO PAY WORKERS' COMPENSATION PREMIUMS TO THE STATE ACCIDENT FUND, SO AS TO DELETE THE REQUIREMENT THAT THE ADJUTANT GENERAL'S OFFICE MUST PAY TO THE STATE ACCIDENT FUND PREMIUMS BASED ON THE ACTUAL WORKERS' COMPENSATION BENEFITS PAID DURING THE PRIOR PREMIUM YEAR ON STATE GUARD MEMBERS, WHICH RESULTS IN THE ADJUTANT GENERAL BEING PERMITTED TO PAY TO THE STATE ACCIDENT FUND PREMIUMS TO INSURE STATE GUARD MEMBERS THROUGH AN INSURANCE POLICY ISSUED BY AN INSURANCE CARRIER, WHICH ELIMINATES THE STATE GUARD'S SELF-INSURED STATUS UNDER STATE WORKERS' COMPENSATION LAW.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3075 -- Rep. Kirsh: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING CHAPTER 22 TO TITLE 50 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR CERTAIN KAYAKING, CANOEING, AND RAFTING LIABILITY IMMUNITY WHEREBY A KAYAKING, CANOEING, OR RAFTING ACTIVITY SPONSOR OR A KAYAKING, CANOEING, OR RAFTING PROFESSIONAL IS NOT LIABLE FOR AN INJURY TO OR THE DEATH OF A PARTICIPANT RESULTING FROM AN INHERENT RISK OF KAYAKING, CANOEING, OR RAFTING ACTIVITY ABSENT SPECIFIED FACTORS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3076 -- Reps. Kirsh and Moss: 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, 2007, AND PROVIDE FOR RELATED MATTERS.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3077 -- Reps. Leach, Funderburk, McLeod, Shoopman, Hamilton, G.R. Smith, Cato and Bedingfield: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 20-7-1830 SO AS TO ESTABLISH THE ADOPTIONS PROCEDURE STUDY COMMITTEE, TO PROVIDE FOR ITS MEMBERSHIP AND ITS SCOPE OF STUDY, AND TO REQUIRE THE COMMITTEE ANNUALLY TO REPORT ITS FINDINGS AND RECOMMENDATIONS TO THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY.
Introduced and Committed
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H. 3078 -- Reps. Vick and Haskins: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 58-9-400 SO AS TO ENACT THE SOUTH CAROLINA UNIFORM MOBILE TELECOMMUNICATIONS ACCESSIBILITY ACT BY REQUIRING MOBILE TELECOMMUNICATIONS SERVICE PROVIDERS TO MAKE MOBILE TELECOMMUNICATIONS AVAILABLE STATEWIDE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3079 -- Reps. Kirsh and Sandifer: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 12-60-2535 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR AN APPEAL OF A COUNTY ASSESSOR'S PROPERTY TAX ASSESSMENT TO THE COUNTY GOVERNING BODY IN CERTAIN CASES AND TO ALLOW THE PAYMENT OF ATTORNEY'S FEES TO THE TAXPAYER WHO PREVAILS ON APPEAL; AND TO AMEND SECTION 12-43-232, RELATING TO REAL PROPERTY REQUIREMENTS FOR CLASSIFICATION AS AGRICULTURAL USE, SO AS TO ALLOW AN AGRICULTURAL USE CLASSIFICATION FOR REAL PROPERTY UNDER THE SAME OWNERSHIP.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3080 -- Reps. Viers and Mahaffey: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 23 TO CHAPTER 1, TITLE 1 SO AS TO PROHIBIT A STATE OR LOCAL ENTITY FROM PRINTING AND PRODUCING WRITTEN MATERIAL IN A FOREIGN LANGUAGE UNLESS REQUIRED BY FEDERAL LAW, AND TO REQUIRE A STATE AND LOCAL ENTITY TO PRINT AND PRODUCE WRITTEN MATERIAL IN ENGLISH ONLY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3081 -- Reps. W.D. Smith, M.A. Pitts, Young, Kirsh and Mahaffey: 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

H. 3082 -- Rep. Jefferson: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 9-8-60, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE MANDATORY RETIREMENT AGE OF JUDGES AND SOLICITORS, SO AS TO INCREASE THE MANDATORY RETIREMENT AGE FROM SEVENTY-TWO TO SEVENTY-EIGHT; AND TO AMEND SECTION 22-1-25, RELATING TO THE MANDATORY RETIREMENT AGE OF MAGISTRATES, SO AS TO INCREASE THE MANDATORY RETIREMENT AGE FROM SEVENTY-TWO TO SEVENTY-EIGHT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3083 -- Reps. Littlejohn, M.A. Pitts, Haskins and Mahaffey: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 56-1-55 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IT IS UNLAWFUL FOR A PERSON UNDER EIGHTEEN YEARS OF AGE TO OPERATE A MOTOR VEHICLE WHILE USING A CELLULAR TELEPHONE OR ANOTHER WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS DEVICE, AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS OF THIS PROVISION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3084 -- Reps. Clemmons and Witherspoon: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-16-10, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS OF TERMS CONTAINED IN CERTAIN PROVISIONS THAT REGULATE MOTORCYCLE MANUFACTURERS, DISTRIBUTORS, DEALERS, AND WHOLESALERS, SO AS TO REVISE THE DEFINITIONS OF THE TERMS "MANUFACTURER", "DEALERSHIP FACILITIES", "FRANCHISE", AND "DEALER", AND TO PROVIDE DEFINITIONS FOR THE TERMS "MOTORCYCLE DEALERSHIP" AND "DEPARTMENT"; TO AMEND SECTION 56-16-40, RELATING TO THE PROCEDURE A MANUFACTURER WHO SEEKS TO ENTER INTO A FRANCHISE ESTABLISHING AN ADDITIONAL NEW MOTORCYCLE DEALERSHIP OR RELOCATING AN EXISTING NEW MOTORCYCLE DEALERSHIP IN A RELEVANT MARKET AREA WHERE THIS LINE MAKE IS REPRESENTED MUST FOLLOW, SO AS TO DELETE THE EXISTING PROCEDURE AND ESTABLISH A NEW PROCEDURE; TO ADD SECTION 56-16-45 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IT IS UNLAWFUL FOR CERTAIN ENTITIES TO OWN, OPERATE, OR CONTROL A MOTORCYCLE DEALERSHIP OR TO ESTABLISH AN ADDITIONAL DEALER OR MOTORCYCLE DEALERSHIP UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES, TO PROVIDE THAT IT IS UNLAWFUL FOR CERTAIN ENTITIES TO COMPETE UNFAIRLY WITH A MOTORCYCLE DEALER UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES, TO PROVIDE THAT IT IS UNLAWFUL FOR CERTAIN ENTITIES TO OWN A FACILITY THAT ENGAGES PRIMARILY IN THE REPAIR OF MOTORCYCLES; TO AMEND SECTION 56-16-50, RELATING TO THE COMPENSATION OF A MOTORCYCLE DEALER UPON TERMINATION, NONRENEWAL, OR CANCELLATION OF A FRANCHISE BY A MANUFACTURER OR DISTRIBUTOR, SO AS TO MAKE A TECHNICAL CHANGE, TO PROVIDE THAT THE PROVISIONS CONTAINED IN SECTION 56-16-45 ARE APPLICABLE TO THIS PROVISION, TO PROVIDE THAT THE MOTORCYCLE DEALER MUST BE COMPENSATED FOR THE REASONABLE GOOD WILL FOR THE FRANCHISE, AND TO REVISE THE CONDITIONS UPON WHICH A DEALER MAY BE COMPENSATED; TO ADD SECTION 56-16-85 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE PROVISIONS THAT REGULATE MOTORCYCLE MANUFACTURERS, DISTRIBUTORS, DEALERS, AND WHOLESALERS APPLY TO ALL WRITTEN AND ORAL AGREEMENTS BETWEEN A MANUFACTURER, FACTORY BRANCH, DISTRIBUTOR BRANCH, DISTRIBUTOR, WHOLESALER, OR FRANCHISOR WITH A MOTORCYCLE DEALER; TO ADD SECTION 56-16-86 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A DEALERSHIP MAY CONTRACT WITH AN ON-LINE ELECTRONIC SERVICE TO PROVIDE MOTORCYCLES TO CONSUMERS IN THIS STATE; TO AMEND SECTION 56-16-100, RELATING TO CERTAIN PRACTICES ENGAGED IN BY A MANUFACTURER, FACTORY BRANCH, FACTORY REPRESENTATIVE, OR MOTORCYCLE DEALER WHICH ARE UNLAWFUL, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THIS PROVISION ALSO APPLIES TO WHOLESALERS AND WHOLESALER REPRESENTATIVES, TO MAKE TECHNICAL CHANGES, AND TO PROVIDE THE STANDARD OF PROOF THAT A MANUFACTURER MUST BEAR IN A PROCEEDING THAT ARISES PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION; TO AMEND SECTION 56-16-200, RELATING TO RELIEF AVAILABLE TO PERSONS INJURED PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS CONTAINED IN THIS CHAPTER, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR ADDITIONAL INJUNCTIVE RELIEF, AND TO PROVIDE THAT PUNITIVE DAMAGES MAY BE AWARDED IF A DEFENDANT HAS ACTED IN BAD FAITH; TO ADD SECTION 56-16-205 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS FOR THE COMMENCEMENT OF AN ACTION THAT ARISES OUT OF A PROVISION RELATING TO THE REGULATION OF MOTORCYCLE MANUFACTURERS, DISTRIBUTORS, DEALERS, AND WHOLESALERS; TO AMEND SECTION 56-16-210, RELATING TO CONTRACTS THAT VIOLATE THE PROVISIONS THAT REGULATE MOTORCYCLE MANUFACTURERS, DISTRIBUTORS, DEALERS, AND WHOLESALERS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THIS STATE'S LAW APPLIES TO ANY FRANCHISE FOR A DEALERSHIP LOCATED IN THIS STATE, AND THAT VENUE IS IN THIS STATE FOR AN ACTION BROUGHT PURSUANT TO THESE PROVISIONS; AND TO REPEAL SECTION 56-16-70, RELATING TO A DEALER'S VOLUNTARY CANCELLATION, NONRENEWAL, OR TERMINATION OF A FRANCHISE AGREEMENT.
Introduced and Committed
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H. 3085 -- Rep. Ceips: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 56-5-3910 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. 3086 -- Rep. Barfield: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 56-1-222 SO AS TO ALLOW CERTAIN PERSONS WHO WEAR BIOPTIC TELESCOPIC LENSES FOR VISION ASSISTANCE TO OBTAIN A DRIVER'S LICENSE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3087 -- Reps. Pinson, M.A. Pitts and Kirsh: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-6530, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PERSONS WHO ARE NOT REQUIRED TO WEAR A SAFETY BELT WHILE TRAVELING IN A MOTOR VEHICLE ALONG A PUBLIC STREET OR HIGHWAY, SO AS TO ADD NEWSPAPER CARRIERS TO THE LIST OF PERSONS WHO ARE NOT REQUIRED TO WEAR A SAFETY BELT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3088 -- Reps. Kirsh and Mahaffey: A BILL TO AMEND SECTIONS 56-1-745 AND 56-1-746, 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. 3089 -- Reps. Kirsh, Mahaffey and Weeks: 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
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H. 3090 -- Rep. Kirsh: 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. 3091 -- Reps. Talley, Mahaffey and Cotty: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-440, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PENALTIES FOR DRIVING A MOTOR VEHICLE WITHOUT A DRIVER'S LICENSE, SO AS TO INCREASE THE FINE FOR A FIRST OFFENSE; TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-460, RELATING TO PENALTIES FOR DRIVING A MOTOR VEHICLE WITH A CANCELLED, SUSPENDED, OR REVOKED DRIVER'S LICENSE, SO AS TO INCREASE THE FINE FOR A FIRST AND SECOND OFFENSE; TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-720, RELATING TO THE POINT SYSTEM ESTABLISHED FOR THE EVALUATION OF THE OPERATING RECORD OF A LICENSED DRIVER TO DETERMINE WHETHER THE DRIVER IS QUALIFIED TO RETAIN A DRIVER'S LICENSE, SO AS TO REVISE THE OFFENSE OF DRIVING TOO FAST FOR CONDITIONS OR SPEEDING BY CREATING ADDITIONAL VIOLATIONS AND POINTS RELATING TO THIS OFFENSE; TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-750, RELATING TO THE OFFENSE OF FAILURE TO STOP A MOTOR VEHICLE WHEN SIGNALED BY A LAW ENFORCEMENT VEHICLE, SO AS TO INCREASE THE PENALTIES FOR THIS OFFENSE; TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-1520, RELATING TO THE MAXIMUM SPEED LIMITS ALLOWED ON THE STATE'S HIGHWAYS, SO AS TO INCREASE THE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATING THE SPEED LIMITS ESTABLISHED BY THIS SECTION; TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-1535, RELATING TO SPEEDING IN HIGHWAY WORK ZONES, SO AS TO REVISE THE PENALTIES FOR A VIOLATION OF THIS OFFENSE, AND TO REVISE THE CONTENTS OF THE SIGN THAT IS POSTED AT THE BEGINNING OF AN ACTIVE HIGHWAY WORK ZONE THAT INDICATES THE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATING A PROVISION CONTAINED IN THIS SECTION; AND TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-2920, RELATING TO THE OFFENSE OF RECKLESS DRIVING, SO AS TO INCREASE THE PENALTIES FOR A VIOLATION OF THIS OFFENSE.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3092 -- Rep. Hamilton: 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. 3093 -- Reps. Toole, Kirsh, Brady, Cotty, Bingham and Funderburk: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 8, TITLE 16, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 2 SO AS TO ENACT THE "CRIMINAL GANG PREVENTION ACT" AND TO REDESIGNATE THE EXISTING SECTIONS OF CHAPTER 8, TITLE 16 AS ARTICLE 1.
Introduced and Committed
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H. 3094 -- Reps. Brady, Haskins, Cotty and Mahaffey: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 23-3-535 SO AS TO LIMIT THE LOCATIONS IN WHICH A SEX OFFENDER MAY RESIDE AND TO PROVIDE A PENALTY FOR A PERSON WHO VIOLATES THIS PROVISION.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added
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H. 3095 -- Reps. Pinson, Sandifer, Brady and Cotty: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 44-53-398, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE REGULATION OF THE SALE OF EPHEDRINE AND PSEUDOEPHEDRINE, SO AS TO INCLUDE A VALID MILITARY IDENTIFICATION WHEN A PURCHASER IS REQUIRED TO PRODUCE IDENTIFICATION WHEN PURCHASING CERTAIN PRODUCTS CONTAINING EPHEDRINE OR PSEUDOEPHEDRINE.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3096 -- Rep. Weeks: 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. 3097 -- Reps. Rice, Walker, G.R. Smith, Shoopman, Cobb-Hunter, Mahaffey, Cotty, Owens, D.C. Smith, Bedingfield, Bales and Viers: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING CHAPTER 16 TO TITLE 59 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION IS AUTHORIZED TO ESTABLISH THE SOUTH CAROLINA VIRTUAL SCHOOL PROGRAM, TO PROVIDE REQUIREMENTS AND PROCEDURES FOR THE VIRTUAL SCHOOL PROGRAM, TO PROVIDE FOR CERTAIN ONLINE COURSE CREDITS, TO PROVIDE FOR THE STUDENTS ELIGIBLE TO PARTICIPATE IN THE PROGRAM AND FOR THE QUALIFICATIONS OF TEACHERS AND INSTRUCTORS IN THE PROGRAM, TO PROVIDE FOR AN ONLINE PILOT PROGRAM TO DETERMINE THE FEASIBILITY OF PROVIDING THE VIRTUAL SCHOOL PROGRAM TO STUDENTS ENROLLED IN ADULT EDUCATION PROGRAMS, TO PROVIDE FOR AN ANNUAL REPORT TO THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY BY THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION ON THE PROGRAM AND FOR OTHER DUTIES OF THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION IN REGARD TO THE PROGRAM, AND TO PROVIDE THAT IMPLEMENTATION OF THE PROGRAM IS CONTINGENT ON FUNDING BEING PROVIDED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY; AND BY ADDING SECTION 59-40-65 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT CERTAIN INFORMATION MUST BE INCLUDED IN A CHARTER SCHOOL APPLICATION IF THE CHARTER SCHOOL OFFERS A PROGRAM OF ONLINE OR COMPUTER INSTRUCTION, TO PROVIDE THAT CHARTER SCHOOL STUDENTS MAY ENROLL IN THE VIRTUAL SCHOOL PROGRAM PURSUANT TO PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS, AND TO PROVIDE FOR OTHER DUTIES OR REQUIREMENTS OF THE CHARTER SCHOOL GOVERNING BODY AND THE CHARTER SCHOOL IN REGARD TO A PROGRAM OF ONLINE OR COMPUTER INSTRUCTION.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
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Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
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Recorded vote
Amended
Amended
Amended
Amended
Amended
Proposed Amendment
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Proposed Amendment
Proposed Amendment
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Request for Debate
Point of Order
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Non-Concurrence
Conference Committee
Report of Conference Committee
Adopted
Message to Senate
Message from Senate
Message from Senate
Enrolled
Ratified

H. 3098 -- Reps. Sellers, Cobb-Hunter, Bannister, Shoopman and Mulvaney: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 59-150-360, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO TUITION ASSISTANCE FOR TECHNICAL COLLEGES AND TWO-YEAR PUBLIC INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER LEARNING, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A STUDENT WHO IS ENROLLED IN A TECHNICAL COLLEGE AND RESIDING IN AN ON-CAMPUS RESIDENTIAL FACILITY MAINTAINED BY THE TECHNICAL COLLEGE MAY RECEIVE LOTTERY TUITION ASSISTANCE IN ADDITION TO STATE AND FEDERAL AID.
Introduced and Committed
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H. 3099 -- Reps. Leach, Haskins, G.R. Smith and Shoopman: A BILL TO PROVIDE FOR A GENERAL EDUCATIONAL DEVELOPMENT (GED) CERTIFICATE PROGRAM AT GREENVILLE TECHNICAL COLLEGE, PROVIDE THAT GREENVILLE TECHNICAL COLLEGE IS NOT REQUIRED TO MEET THE QUALIFICATIONS DETERMINED BY THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION RELATING TO TEACHERS, FUNDING, OR SCHEDULE, AND PROVIDE FOR FUNDING OF THE PROGRAM.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3100 -- Reps. Kirsh and Cotty: 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

H. 3101 -- Reps. Rice, G.R. Smith, Shoopman, Mahaffey, Haley, Ballentine, Chalk and Loftis: A BILL TO AMEND TITLE 59, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO EDUCATION, BY ADDING CHAPTER 156 SO AS TO ESTABLISH THE SPECIAL NEEDS SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM THAT PROVIDES SPECIAL NEEDS STUDENTS WITH THE OPTION TO ATTEND A PUBLIC OR NONPUBLIC SCHOOL OF THEIR CHOICE.
Introduced and Committed
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H. 3102 -- Reps. Rice, M.A. Pitts, Shoopman and Mahaffey: A JOINT RESOLUTION PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO SECTION 7, ARTICLE VI OF THE CONSTITUTION OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1895, RELATING TO THE CONSTITUTIONAL OFFICERS OF THIS STATE, SO AS TO DELETE THE SUPERINTENDENT OF EDUCATION FROM THE LIST OF STATE OFFICERS WHICH THE CONSTITUTION REQUIRES TO BE ELECTED; AND PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO SECTION 1, ARTICLE XI, RELATING TO THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION, SO AS TO ABOLISH THE BOARD.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3103 -- Rep. Rice: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 17, TITLE 59, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO SCHOOL DISTRICTS, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE CREATION OF A STATEWIDE SOUTH CAROLINA SCHOOL DISTRICT, ITS GOVERNANCE, AND ITS POWERS AND DUTIES; TO PROVIDE FOR FORTY LOCAL COUNCILS AND THEIR POWERS AND DUTIES; TO PROVIDE THAT THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION SHALL PROMULGATE REGULATIONS; TO PROVIDE THAT ALL ASSETS AND LIABILITIES BECOME THOSE OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA SCHOOL DISTRICT; TO PROVIDE THAT THE DISTRICT SHALL DEFEND CERTAIN ACTIONS OR PROCEEDINGS ON BEHALF OF CERTAIN TEACHERS; TO PROVIDE FOR THE REISSUANCE OF CERTAIN BONDS PURSUANT TO CERTAIN CONDITIONS; TO PROVIDE FOR CREDIT TO BE GIVEN IN AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE; TO ESTABLISH A CHARACTER EDUCATION POLICY; TO PROVIDE FOR CERTAIN TEACHER IN-SERVICE TRAINING; AND TO PROVIDE FOR STUDENTS WALKING OR BIKING TO SCHOOL; BY ADDING SECTION 59-3-5 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE SUPERINTENDENT OF EDUCATION MUST BE APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR UPON THE ADVICE AND CONSENT OF THE SENATE; TO AMEND SECTION 1-30-10, RELATING TO DEPARTMENTS WITHIN THE EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE SUPERINTENDENT OF EDUCATION MUST BE APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR; TO AMEND SECTION 1-30-40, RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE SOUTH CAROLINA SCHOOL DISTRICT MUST BE ADMINISTERED AS PART OF THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION; TO AMEND SECTION 1-11-310, RELATING TO SCHOOL BUSES, SO AS TO CHANGE A REFERENCE FROM THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA SCHOOL DISTRICT; BY ADDING ARTICLE 12 IN CHAPTER 36 OF TITLE 12 SO AS TO IMPOSE AN ADDITIONAL STATEWIDE SALES TAX EQUAL TO THREE PERCENT FOR THE SUPPORT OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA SCHOOL DISTRICT; BY ADDING SECTION 11-11-157 ESTABLISHING THE SOUTH CAROLINA SCHOOL DISTRICT FUND TO RECEIVE THE REVENUE OF THE ADDITIONAL SALES TAX IMPOSED BY THIS ACT; BY ADDING SECTION 12-37-253 SO AS TO EXEMPT ALL TAXABLE PROPERTY FROM ALL PROPERTY TAX MILLAGE IMPOSED FOR SCHOOL OPERATIONS AND TO PAY TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA SCHOOL DISTRICT THE REVENUES OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA SCHOOL DISTRICT FUND, LESS A RESERVE FOR SHORTFALLS, FOR THE TAXES NOT COLLECTED BECAUSE OF THE EXEMPTION ALLOWED BY THIS NEW SECTION, TO PROVIDE THAT THE FAIR MARKET VALUE OF THIS EXEMPTED PROPERTY IS NEVERTHELESS CONSIDERED TAXABLE FOR PURPOSES OF BONDED INDEBTEDNESS AND THE INDEX OF TAX PAYING ABILITY AND PROHIBIT THE USE OF THESE NEW SALES TAX REVENUES TO SUPPLEMENT OTHER STATE FUNDING FOR PUBLIC EDUCATION; TO REPEAL CHAPTER 5, TITLE 59, RELATING TO THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION, CHAPTER 13, TITLE 59, RELATING TO COUNTY SUPERINTENDENTS OF EDUCATION, AND CHAPTER 15, TITLE 59, RELATING TO COUNTY BOARDS OF EDUCATION, SECTIONS 59-3-10 AND 59-3-20, ARTICLE 11, CHAPTER 36, TITLE 12, AND SECTIONS 11-11-155 AND 11-11-156; AND TO DIRECT THE CODE COMMISSIONER TO CHANGE CERTAIN REFERENCES FROM THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AND THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA SCHOOL DISTRICT OR THE SUPERINTENDENT OF EDUCATION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3104 -- Reps. Umphlett, Haskins and Mahaffey: A BILL TO AMEND TITLE 40, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PROFESSIONS AND OCCUPATIONS BY ADDING CHAPTER 42 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE LICENSURE OF LOCKSMITH AGENCIES, TO REQUIRE EMPLOYEE REGISTRATION, TO REQUIRE SIGNED WORK ORDER FORMS WHEN OPENING RESIDENCES, COMMERCIAL ESTABLISHMENTS, AND MOTOR VEHICLES, AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR CERTAIN VIOLATIONS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3105 -- Reps. Kirsh and Gullick: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 59-1-425, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO A SCHOOL'S CALENDAR, SO AS TO DELETE THE REQUIREMENT THAT A SCHOOL MAY NOT OPEN FOR STUDENTS BEFORE A CERTAIN DATE.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3106 -- Rep. G.R. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 59-111-20, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO FREE TUITION FOR CHILDREN OF CERTAIN VETERANS, SO AS TO DELETE THE MAXIMUM AGE LIMIT OF TWENTY-SIX.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3107 -- Reps. Kirsh and Moss: 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, 2007, AND TO PROVIDE FOR RELATED MATTERS.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3108 -- Reps. Kirsh and Mahaffey: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 8-15-70 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT AN OFFICER OR EMPLOYEE OF THE STATE OR A LOCAL GOVERNMENT AGENCY MAY NOT USE A VOICE MAIL SYSTEM IF THE OFFICER OR EMPLOYEE IS AT HIS REGULARLY ASSIGNED WORKSTATION AND HIS TELEPHONE IS FUNCTIONAL AND AVAILABLE FOR USE UNLESS THE VOICE MAIL SYSTEM PROVIDES THE CALLER WITH ACCESS TO A NONELECTRONIC ATTENDANT OR AUTOMATICALLY TRANSFERS THE CALLER TO A NONELECTRONIC ATTENDANT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3109 -- Reps. Kirsh and Battle: 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. 3110 -- Reps. Viers and Mahaffey: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 59-63-32, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO REQUIREMENTS TO ENROLL A CHILD IN A PUBLIC SCHOOL, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT AN ADULT SEEKING TO ENROLL A CHILD IN A SCHOOL SHALL SIGN AN AFFIDAVIT ATTESTING THAT THE CHILD IS LAWFULLY PRESENT IN THE STATE PURSUANT TO FEDERAL LAW AND MAY BE REQUIRED TO PROVIDE CERTAIN DOCUMENTATION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3111 -- Reps. M.A. Pitts, Cobb-Hunter, Umphlett, Mahaffey, Sandifer and Brady: 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; AND TO AMEND SECTION 8, ARTICLE III, RELATING TO ELECTION OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE BE ELECTED EVERY FOURTH INSTEAD OF EVERY SECOND YEAR.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3112 -- Rep. Herbkersman: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 7-7-110, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE DESIGNATION OF VOTING PRECINCTS IN BEAUFORT COUNTY, SO AS TO REVIEW AND RENAME CERTAIN VOTING PRECINCTS OF BEAUFORT 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, AND TO ADD A PROVISION TO AUTHORIZE THE BEAUFORT COUNTY BOARD OF ELECTIONS AND REGISTRATION, WITH THE APPROVAL OF A MAJORITY OF THE BEAUFORT COUNTY LEGISLATIVE DELEGATION, TO DETERMINE THE POLLING PLACES FOR THE PRECINCTS IN BEAUFORT COUNTY.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading

H. 3113 -- Reps. Limehouse and Umphlett: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 27-32-40, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE FURNISHING OF A FULLY COMPLETED COPY OF A TIME SHARE CONTRACT BY A SELLER AND THE TERMS OF THE AGREEMENT, SO AS TO LENGTHEN FROM FIVE TO TEN DAYS THE CANCELLATION PERIOD FROM THE DATE THE CONTRACT IS SIGNED; AND TO AMEND SECTION 27-32-60, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO REFUND PAYMENTS AFTER THE CONTRACT IS EXECUTED, SO AS TO EXTEND FROM FIVE TO TEN DAYS THE RIGHT TO CANCELLATION PERIOD.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3114 -- Reps. M.A. Pitts, Parks and Pinson: 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; 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"; AND 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

H. 3115 -- Rep. Pinson: 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 AUTHORIZED BY LAW FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF SEWER LATERAL COLLECTION LINES.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Debate Adjourned
Point of Order
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Message to Senate
Message from Senate
Ratified
Veto Message
Veto Overridden

H. 3116 -- Reps. W.D. Smith, Cooper and Mahaffey: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 11 TO CHAPTER 3, TITLE 14 SO AS TO CREATE THE COURT APPOINTMENT DEFERRAL FUND TO BE MAINTAINED BY THE SUPREME COURT IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE PROCEDURE FOR SUBMISSION OF RULES GOVERNING PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Point of Order

H. 3117 -- Reps. Toole, M.A. Pitts, Umphlett, Kirsh, Mahaffey, Sandifer and Cotty: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 42-1-220 SO AS TO ELIMINATE CERTAIN WORKERS' COMPENSATION BENEFITS DIRECTLY TO AN ILLEGAL ALIEN, TO PROHIBIT THE WORKER'S COMPENSATION FUND FROM MAKING A PAYMENT TO AN INJURED ILLEGAL ALIEN CLAIMANT IF THE PAYMENT IS FOR SALARY, SUPPLEMENT, BENEFIT, LIVING SUSTENANCE, OR OTHER PAYMENTS RELATED TO AN INJURY EXPERIENCED ON THE JOB, AND TO REQUIRE THE ALIEN TO PROVIDE PROPER DOCUMENTATION TO WORKERS' COMPENSATION OFFICIALS TO PROVE HE IS LEGALLY RESIDING IN THE UNITED STATES AT THE TIME OF THE INJURY TO RECEIVE CERTAIN NONMEDICAL BENEFITS.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3118 -- Reps. J.H. Neal, Whipper, Anderson, Cobb-Hunter, Hosey, Mack, Parks and Scott: 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.
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H. 3119 -- Reps. Rutherford, Merrill, Haskins, E.H. Pitts, Cobb-Hunter, Sellers, Brady and Cotty: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 95 OF TITLE 44, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE "CLEAN INDOOR AIR ACT OF 1990", SO AS TO EXTEND THE SMOKING PROHIBITION PROVIDED FOR IN THE ACT TO RESTAURANTS, BARS, LOUNGE AREAS, AND RECREATIONAL FACILITIES; TO SPECIFY THAT SMOKING IS PERMITTED IN PRIVATE HOMES AND AUTOMOBILES, HOME-BASED BUSINESSES, PRIVATE FUNCTIONS IN INDOOR AREAS, HOTEL ROOMS DESIGNATED AS SMOKING ROOMS, SPECIALTY TOBACCO STORES, TOBACCO MANUFACTURERS, CIGAR BARS, AND PRIVATE CLUBS AND TO PROVIDE THAT A PROPRIETOR OF AN ESTABLISHMENT HAS THE RIGHT TO PROHIBIT SMOKING IN HIS ESTABLISHMENT WHICH WOULD OTHERWISE BE PERMITTED BY THIS CHAPTER; TO PROVIDE THAT THE POSTING OF DESIGNATED SMOKING AREA SIGNS IS NOT REQUIRED FOR PRIVATE HOMES AND AUTOMOBILES OR HOME-BASED BUSINESSES AND TO PROVIDE AN EXCEPTION; TO DELETE THE MAXIMUM CRIMINAL PENALTY FROM A FINE OF TWENTY-FIVE DOLLARS AND TO PROVIDE A MINIMUM CRIMINAL PENALTY OF A FINE OF NOT LESS THAN FIFTY DOLLARS; TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON SMOKING IN A RESTAURANT, BAR, OR LOUNGE MUST BE ASKED TO EXTINGUISH ALL LIGHTED TOBACCO PRODUCTS AND IF THE PERSON REFUSES TO DO SO, THE PERSON MUST BE ASKED TO LEAVE THE PREMISES; TO PROHIBIT A PERSON OR EMPLOYER FROM RETALIATING AGAINST ANOTHER PERSON OR AN EMPLOYEE OR CUSTOMER FOR FILING A COMPLAINT FOR OR SEEKING PROSECUTION OF A VIOLATION OF THIS CHAPTER; AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE CLEAN INDOOR AIR ACT MUST NOT BE CONSTRUED TO PERMIT SMOKING WHERE IT IS OTHERWISE PROHIBITED BY REGULATION OF A STATE OR LOCAL AGENCY, INCLUDING A LOCAL ORDINANCE.
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H. 3120 -- 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 IF THE PERSON 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 IF THE PERSON HAS SUFFERED A RELAPSE OF A MENTAL CONDITION BEFORE THE PERSON'S TRIAL DATE.
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H. 3121 -- Reps. Harrell, W.D. Smith, Harrison, Cato, Chellis, Walker, Howard, Young, E.H. Pitts, G.R. Smith, Shoopman, Cobb-Hunter, Kirsh, Bedingfield, Brady, Haley, Cotty, Owens, Rice, Bingham, Crawford, Hagood and Stavrinakis: 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.
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H. 3122 -- Reps. Harrell, W.D. Smith, Harrison, Cato, Chellis, Walker, Witherspoon, Howard, Young, E.H. Pitts, G.R. Smith, Cobb-Hunter, Kirsh, Brady, Haley, Cotty, Toole, Bingham, Crawford, Hagood and Stavrinakis: 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 STATE TREASURER FROM THE LIST OF STATE OFFICERS WHICH THE CONSTITUTION REQUIRES TO BE ELECTED AND PROVIDE THAT UPON THE EXPIRATION OF THE TERM OF THE STATE TREASURER SERVING IN OFFICE ON THE DATE OF THE RATIFICATION OF THIS PROVISION, THE STATE TREASURER SHALL BE NOMINATED BY THE GOVERNOR, APPROVED BY UNANIMOUS VOTE OF THE GOVERNOR, THE STATE COMPTROLLER GENERAL, THE CHAIRMAN OF THE WAYS AND MEANS COMMITTEE OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, AND THE CHAIRMAN OF THE FINANCE COMMITTEE OF THE SENATE, AND SUBJECT TO THE ADVICE AND CONSENT OF THE SENATE.
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H. 3123 -- Reps. Harrell, W.D. Smith, Harrison, Cato, Chellis, Walker, Howard, G.R. Smith, Shoopman, Cobb-Hunter, Kirsh, Bedingfield, Brady, Cotty, Owens, Rice, Crawford, Hagood and Stavrinakis: 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.
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H. 3124 -- Reps. Walker, Harrell, Harrison, Cotty, Bingham, Toole, D.C. Smith and Crawford: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING CHAPTER 62 TO TITLE 59 SO AS TO ESTABLISH A SCHOOL DISTRICT CHOICE PROGRAM AND OPEN ENROLLMENT PROGRAM WITHIN THE PUBLIC SCHOOL SYSTEM OF THIS STATE, TO PROVIDE FOR A VOLUNTARY PILOT TESTING OF THE PROGRAM BEFORE FULL IMPLEMENTATION, TO DEFINE CERTAIN TERMS, TO PROVIDE FOR AN APPLICATION PROCESS FOR STUDENTS WISHING TO TRANSFER, TO PROVIDE RESPONSIBILITIES OF AND STANDARDS AND CRITERIA FOR SENDING AND RECEIVING SCHOOLS AND SCHOOL DISTRICTS, TO PROVIDE STANDARDS OF APPROVAL, PRIORITIES FOR ACCEPTING STUDENTS, AND CRITERIA FOR DENYING STUDENTS, TO PROVIDE THAT WITH CERTAIN EXCEPTIONS THE PARENT IS RESPONSIBLE FOR TRANSPORTING THE STUDENT TO SCHOOL, TO PROVIDE THAT DISTRICTS SHALL RECEIVE ONE HUNDRED PERCENT OF THE BASE STUDENT COST FROM THE STATE FOR NONRESIDENT STUDENTS ENROLLED PURSUANT TO THIS CHAPTER, TO PROVIDE THAT A STUDENT WITH EXCEPTIONS MAY NOT PARTICIPATE IN INTERSCHOLASTIC ATHLETIC CONTESTS AND COMPETITIONS FOR ONE YEAR AFTER HIS DATE OF ENROLLMENT, TO PROVIDE THAT A RECEIVING DISTRICT SHALL ACCEPT CERTAIN CREDITS TOWARD A STUDENT'S REQUIREMENTS FOR GRADUATION, TO PROVIDE THAT A SCHOOL DISTRICT MAY CONTRACT WITH CERTAIN ENTITIES FOR THE PROVISION OF SERVICES, TO PROVIDE THAT THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION SHALL PROVIDE CERTAIN REPORTS ON THE PROGRAM TO THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY, AND TO PROVIDE THAT IMPLEMENTATION OF THIS PROGRAM EACH FISCAL YEAR IS CONTINGENT UPON THE APPROPRIATION OF ADEQUATE FUNDING BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY.
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H. 3125 -- Reps. Harrell, W.D. Smith, Harrison, Cato, Chellis, Walker, Witherspoon, Howard, Young, E.H. Pitts, G.R. Smith, Cobb-Hunter, Kirsh, Bedingfield, Brady, Haley, Cotty, Owens, Rice, Crawford, Hagood and Stavrinakis: A JOINT RESOLUTION PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO SECTION 7, ARTICLE VI OF THE CONSTITUTION OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1895, RELATING TO THE CONSTITUTIONAL OFFICERS OF THIS STATE, SO AS TO DELETE THE COMPTROLLER GENERAL FROM THE LIST OF STATE OFFICERS WHICH THE CONSTITUTION REQUIRES TO BE ELECTED AND PROVIDE THAT UPON THE EXPIRATION OF THE TERM OF THE COMPTROLLER GENERAL SERVING IN OFFICE ON THE DATE OF THE RATIFICATION OF THIS PROVISION, THE COMPTROLLER GENERAL SHALL BE NOMINATED BY THE GOVERNOR, APPROVED BY UNANIMOUS VOTE OF THE GOVERNOR, THE STATE TREASURER, THE CHAIRMAN OF THE WAYS AND MEANS COMMITTEE OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, AND THE CHAIRMAN OF THE FINANCE COMMITTEE OF THE SENATE, AND SUBJECT TO THE ADVICE AND CONSENT OF THE SENATE.
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H. 3126 -- Reps. Harrell, W.D. Smith, Harrison, Cato, Chellis, Walker, Witherspoon, M.A. Pitts, Young, E.H. Pitts, G.R. Smith, Shoopman, Kirsh, Bedingfield, Brady, Haley, Cotty, Owens, Rice, Bingham, Toole, Crawford, Hagood and Stavrinakis: A JOINT RESOLUTION PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO SECTION 7, ARTICLE VI OF THE CONSTITUTION OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1895, RELATING TO THE CONSTITUTIONAL OFFICERS OF THIS STATE, SO AS TO DELETE THE SUPERINTENDENT OF EDUCATION FROM THE LIST OF STATE OFFICERS WHICH THE CONSTITUTION REQUIRES TO BE ELECTED AND PROVIDE THAT UPON THE EXPIRATION OF THE TERM OF THE SUPERINTENDENT OF EDUCATION SERVING IN OFFICE ON THE DATE OF THE RATIFICATION OF THIS PROVISION, THE SUPERINTENDENT OF EDUCATION 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 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. 3127 -- Reps. Harrell, W.D. Smith, Harrison, Cato, Chellis, Walker, Witherspoon, Howard, E.H. Pitts, G.R. Smith, Shoopman, Cobb-Hunter, Kirsh, Bedingfield, Brady, Haley, Cotty, Owens, Rice, Toole, Bingham, Crawford, Hagood and Stavrinakis: A JOINT RESOLUTION PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO SECTION 7, ARTICLE VI OF THE CONSTITUTION OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1895, RELATING TO THE CONSTITUTIONAL OFFICERS OF THIS STATE, SO AS TO DELETE THE SECRETARY OF STATE FROM THE LIST OF STATE OFFICERS WHICH THE CONSTITUTION REQUIRES TO BE ELECTED AND PROVIDE THAT UPON THE EXPIRATION OF THE TERM OF THE SECRETARY OF STATE SERVING IN OFFICE ON THE DATE OF THE RATIFICATION OF THIS PROVISION, THE SECRETARY OF STATE MUST BE APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR UPON THE ADVICE AND CONSENT OF THE SENATE FOR A TERM COTERMINOUS WITH THE GOVERNOR.
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H. 3128 -- Reps. Harrell, W.D. Smith, Harrison, Cato, Chellis, Walker, E.H. Pitts, G.R. Smith, Kirsh, Brady, Haley, Cotty, Owens, Rice, Bingham, Crawford and Hagood: A JOINT RESOLUTION PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO ARTICLE III OF THE CONSTITUTION OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1895, BY ADDING SECTION 37 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE SENATE MUST ELECT FROM AMONG ITS MEMBERS A PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE TO PRESIDE OVER THE SENATE AND TO PERFORM OTHER DUTIES AS PROVIDED BY LAW; PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO SECTION 8, ARTICLE IV, RELATING TO THE ELECTION, QUALIFICATIONS AND TERM OF THE LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE JOINT ELECTION OF THE GOVERNOR AND LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR; PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO ARTICLE IV, RELATING TO THE PRESIDENT PRO TEMPORE OF THE SENATE, SO AS TO DELETE SECTION 9 WHICH PROVIDES THAT THE SENATE MUST CHOOSE A PRESIDENT PRO TEMPORE AND WHICH ALSO PROVIDES THAT A MEMBER OF THE SENATE ACTING AS LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR VACATES HIS SEAT AND ANOTHER PERSON IS ELECTED IN HIS STEAD; PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO ARTICLE IV, RELATING TO THE LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR AS PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE, BY DELETING SECTION 10 WHICH PROVIDES THAT THE LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR IS THE PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE; PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO SECTION 12, ARTICLE IV, RELATING TO THE DISABILITY OF THE GOVERNOR, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IF BOTH THE ATTORNEY GENERAL AND THE STATE TREASURER TRANSMIT TO THE PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE AND THE SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES A WRITTEN DECLARATION THAT THE GOVERNOR IS UNABLE TO DISCHARGE THE POWERS AND DUTIES OF HIS OFFICE, THE LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR MUST ASSUME THE POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE OFFICE AS ACTING GOVERNOR; PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO SECTION 15, ARTICLE V, RELATING TO THE QUALIFICATIONS OF JUSTICES AND JUDGES, SO AS TO DELETE AN OBSOLETE PARAGRAPH WHICH PROVIDES FOR CERTAIN QUALIFICATIONS OF SITTING JUSTICES AND JUDGES; PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO SECTION 18, ARTICLE V, RELATING TO VACANCIES IN THE SUPREME COURT, COURT OF APPEALS, OR CIRCUIT COURT, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A VACANCY MAY BE FILLED BY THE GOVERNOR WITH THE ADVICE AND CONSENT OF THE SENATE; PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO SECTION 5, ARTICLE VI, RELATING TO THE OATH OF OFFICE FOR EXECUTIVE OFFICERS, SO AS TO DELETE MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY FROM THE SECTION AND TO MAINTAIN OATHS FOR MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY UNDER ARTICLE III, SECTION 26.
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H. 3129 -- Rep. W.D. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 14-1-206, 14-1-207, 14-1-208, AND 14-1-211, ALL AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO ADDITIONAL ASSESSMENTS AND SURCHARGES ON FINES FROM CERTAIN COURTS, ALL SO AS TO STIPULATE THAT THE FUNDS GENERATED FOR USE FOR SERVICES FOR VICTIMS OF CRIME MAY NOT BE USED FOR CERTAIN OTHER LAW ENFORCEMENT PURPOSES; TO AMEND SECTION 16-3-1520, RELATING TO VICTIM ASSISTANCE AND THE TYPES OF INFORMATION A VICTIM IS ENTITLED TO RECEIVE, SO AS TO REQUIRE LAW ENFORCEMENT TO PREPARE A VICTIM INFORMATION SHEET FOR EVERY VICTIM INVOLVED IN A CRIMINAL ACT AND TO PRESCRIBE THE INFORMATION THAT MUST BE CONTAINED ON THE VICTIM INFORMATION SHEET; AND TO REPEAL ARTICLE 14, CHAPTER 3, TITLE 16 RELATING TO THE VICTIM/WITNESS ASSISTANCE PROGRAM.
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H. 3130 -- Reps. W.D. Smith, M.A. Pitts, Haskins, Kirsh and Sandifer: 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.
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H. 3131 -- Reps. Harrell and Umphlett: A BILL TO AMEND ARTICLE 22, CHAPTER 3, TITLE 56, RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF SPECIAL MOTOR VEHICLE LICENSE PLATES TO CERTAIN CURRENT AND RETIRED ELECTED OFFICIALS, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE ISSUANCE OF SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES TO RETIRED MEMBERS OF THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS, AND TO MAKE TECHNICAL CHANGES.
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H. 3132 -- Reps. Kirsh and Cobb-Hunter: 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, DEFAULT, OR BREACH OF A REPAYMENT OR SERVICE OBLIGATION UNDER ANY FEDERAL OR STATE EDUCATIONAL LOAN, LOAN REPAYMENT, OR SERVICE-CONDITIONAL SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM.
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H. 3133 -- Reps. Leach and M.A. Pitts: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 56-5-6532 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES SHALL ISSUE A DECAL TO THE OWNER OF A MOTOR VEHICLE WHO IS EXEMPT FROM WEARING A SAFETY BELT, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE DECAL MUST BE AFFIXED TO THE VEHICLE'S LICENSE PLATE.
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H. 3134 -- Reps. Weeks, Taylor, Cobb-Hunter, M.A. Pitts and Duncan: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 20-7-420, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE JURISDICTION OF THE FAMILY COURT, INCLUDING JURISDICTION TO ORDER VISITATION FOR GRANDPARENTS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IF THE COURT FINDS THAT THE CHILD'S PARENTS ARE DEPRIVING THE GRANDPARENT VISITATION WITH THE CHILD AND THAT IT IS IN THE CHILD'S BEST INTEREST TO HAVE VISITATION WITH THE GRANDPARENT, THE COURT MAY ORDER SUCH VISITATION.
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H. 3135 -- Reps. J.E. Smith, Funderburk and Cotty: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO ESTABLISH A STUDY COMMITTEE TO DEVELOP A STATEWIDE COMPREHENSIVE SERVICE DELIVERY SYSTEM FOR PERSONS WITH EPILEPSY IN THIS STATE AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE MEMBERSHIP, DUTIES, AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE STUDY COMMITTEE.
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H. 3136 -- Reps. Brady, Scarborough, Cobb-Hunter, Funderburk, Miller, Harvin, Ceips, Parks, Neilson, Haley, Knight, Viers, Vick, Whitmire, Brantley, Allen, Hardwick, Anthony, Gullick, Breeland, Mack, Battle, Sandifer, Govan, Hosey, McLeod, Hart, Hayes, Jennings, Agnew, J.H. Neal, Weeks, Harrison, Spires, Moss, Rutherford, Bales, Branham, Mitchell, F.N. Smith, Merrill, Anderson, Mahaffey, Alexander, Clyburn, Phillips, Lowe, Dantzler, Witherspoon, Whipper, Coleman and Barfield: A BILL TO ENACT THE "CERVICAL CANCER PREVENTION ACT" SO AS TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 44-29-187 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT BEGINNING WITH THE 2009-2010 SCHOOL YEAR, THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL SHALL REQUIRE FEMALE STUDENTS ENROLLING IN THE SEVENTH GRADE TO HAVE RECEIVED THE CERVICAL CANCER VACCINE SERIES AND TO AUTHORIZE DELAYING THE REQUIREMENT FOR STUDENTS WHO ARE NOT ELEVEN YEARS OLD AT ENROLLMENT INTO THE SEVENTH GRADE; TO APPLY THE DEPARTMENT'S IMMUNIZATION AND VACCINATION EXEMPTIONS, AS PROVIDED FOR IN REGULATION, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, A RELIGIOUS EXEMPTION; AND TO PROVIDE THAT IMPLEMENTATION OF THIS SECTION IS CONTINGENT UPON STATE AND FEDERAL FUNDING.
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H. 3137 -- Reps. Harrison, J.E. Smith, Haskins, Cobb-Hunter, Brady, Haley, Mitchell, Scarborough, Toole, Rice, Owens, Bedingfield, Weeks, Hagood and Whipper: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 34 TO CHAPTER 7, TITLE 20 SO AS TO ENACT THE "SOUTH CAROLINA CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT MEDICAL RESPONSE SYSTEM ACT", SO AS TO CREATE THE SOUTH CAROLINA CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT MEDICAL RESPONSE SYSTEM, A PROGRAM TO PROVIDE COORDINATION AND MEDICAL RESOURCES STATEWIDE TO AGENCIES AND ENTITIES THAT RESPOND TO VICTIMS OF CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT, TO PROVIDE THAT THIS PROGRAM MUST BE ADMINISTERED BY THE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA, SCHOOL OF MEDICINE, DEPARTMENT OF PEDIATRICS, TO PROVIDE FOR THE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE PROGRAM, AND TO ESTABLISH THE SOUTH CAROLINA CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT SERVICES FUND TO BE ADMINISTERED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES FOR THE OPERATION OF THE CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT MEDICAL RESPONSE SYSTEM; AND TO AMEND SECTION 20-7-495, RELATING TO CHILDREN'S ADVOCACY CENTERS, SO AS TO REQUIRE THESE CENTERS TO ENTER INTO MEMORANDA OF AGREEMENT WITH THE SOUTH CAROLINA CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT MEDICAL RESPONSE SYSTEM TO PROVIDE FORENSIC MEDICAL SERVICES IN ACCORDANCE WITH GUIDELINES ESTABLISHED BY THE SYSTEM AND TO REQUIRE CHILDREN'S ADVOCACY CENTERS AND CHILDREN'S HOSPITALS TO RELEASE THE MEDICAL RECORDS OF CHILDREN SERVED FOR CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT TO THE SYSTEM FOR RESEARCH, QUALITY ASSURANCE, AND OTHER SPECIFIED PURPOSES.
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H. 3138 -- Reps. E.H. Pitts, Haskins, Branham, G.R. Smith, Shoopman, Cobb-Hunter, Kirsh, Mahaffey, Huggins, Funderburk, Cotty, Haley, Gullick, Bingham, Toole, Ballentine, Vick, Hagood, McLeod, Owens and Bedingfield: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ENACTING THE "PREVENTION OF UNDERAGE DRINKING AND ACCESS TO ALCOHOL ACT OF 2007" SO AS TO ADD ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 3, TITLE 61 TO PROVIDE SOCIAL HOST CRIMINAL LIABILITY WHEN ALCOHOL IS PROVIDED TO A MINOR UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES, TO DEFINE TERMS ASSOCIATED WITH THE ARTICLE, AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR THE OFFENSE; TO ADD ARTICLE 19, CHAPTER 4, TITLE 61 TO REQUIRE THE REGISTRATION OF KEGS, TO DEFINE TERMS ASSOCIATED WITH THE ARTICLE, TO PROVIDE A PROCEDURE FOR THE REGISTRATION OF KEGS, AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS; TO ADD SECTION 61-6-4075 SO AS TO CREATE THE OFFENSE OF ILLEGAL PURCHASE OF ALCOHOLIC LIQUORS FOR ANOTHER'S CONSUMPTION ON THE PREMISES AND TO PROVIDE A PENALTY; TO ADD SECTION 61-6-4085 SO AS TO REQUIRE CRIMINAL CHARGES TO BE BROUGHT AGAINST BOTH THE SELLER AND PURCHASER REGARDING THE ILLEGAL SALE OF ALCOHOLIC LIQUORS TO MINORS AND TO CREATE AN EXCEPTION FOR THE USE OF MINORS BY LAW ENFORCEMENT UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES; TO AMEND SECTION 20-7-8920 AND 20-7-8925, BOTH AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PURCHASE OR POSSESSION OF BEER, WINE, AND ALCOHOLIC LIQUORS, SO AS TO EQUALIZE THE PENALTIES FOR THE OFFENSES, TO REQUIRE THAT THE VIOLATOR COMPLETE AN ALCOHOL EDUCATION PROGRAM, AND TO PROVIDE AN EXCEPTION FOR THE USE OF MINORS BY LAW ENFORCEMENT UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES; TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-746, RELATING TO DRIVER'S LICENSE SUSPENSION FOR CERTAIN OFFENSES INVOLVING THE UNLAWFUL PURCHASE OR POSSESSION OF BEER, WINE, OR ALCOHOLIC LIQUORS BY MINORS, SO AS TO INCREASE THE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS AND REQUIRE NOTIFICATION OF THE MINOR'S PARENT WHEN THE MINOR'S DRIVER'S LICENSE IS SUSPENDED; TO AMEND SECTION 61-4-50, RELATING TO THE UNLAWFUL SALE OF BEER OR WINE TO MINORS, SO AS TO INCREASE THE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS AND TO REQUIRE THE VIOLATOR TO COMPLETE AN ALCOHOL EDUCATION PROGRAM; TO AMEND SECTION 61-4-60, RELATING TO A MINOR'S GIVING FALSE INFORMATION AS TO AGE FOR THE PURPOSE OF PURCHASING BEER OR WINE SO AS TO INCREASE THE PENALTY SO IT IS EQUAL TO THE SIMILAR OFFENSE INVOLVING ALCOHOLIC LIQUORS; TO AMEND SECTION 61-4-80, RELATING TO THE PURCHASE OF BEER OR WINE FOR ANOTHER'S CONSUMPTION ON PREMISES, SO AS TO REVISE THE PENALTIES; TO AMEND SECTION 61-4-90, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO TRANSFER OF BEER OR WINE FOR A MINOR'S CONSUMPTION, SO AS TO REVISE THE PENALTIES; TO AMEND SECTION 61-4-100, RELATING TO REQUIRING CRIMINAL CHARGES TO BE BROUGHT AGAINST BOTH THE SELLER AND PURCHASER REGARDING THE ILLEGAL SALE AND PURCHASE OF BEER OR WINE BY A MINOR, SO AS TO CREATE AN EXCEPTION FOR THE USE OF MINORS BY LAW ENFORCEMENT UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES; TO AMEND SECTION 61-6-4070, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO TRANSFER OF ALCOHOLIC LIQUORS FOR A MINOR'S CONSUMPTION, SO AS TO REVISE THE PENALTIES; AND TO AMEND SECTION 61-6-4080, RELATING TO THE SALE OF ALCOHOLIC LIQUORS TO MINORS, SO AS TO INCREASE THE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS AND TO REQUIRE THE VIOLATOR TO COMPLETE AN ALCOHOL EDUCATION PROGRAM.
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H. 3139 -- Reps. E.H. Pitts, Haskins, G.R. Smith, Mahaffey, Huggins, Brady, Cotty, Funderburk, Bingham, Toole and Ballentine: 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 3 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE PREVENTION OF CRIMINAL GANG ACTIVITY ON SCHOOL PROPERTY AND AT SCHOOL-SPONSORED AND SCHOOL-RELATED FUNCTIONS, 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 WHILE ON SCHOOL PROPERTY OR AT A SCHOOL-SPONSORED OR SCHOOL-RELATED FUNCTION 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 FOR A CIVIL CAUSE OF ACTION IN FAVOR OF THE SCHOOL OR SCHOOL DISTRICT 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 ON SCHOOL PROPERTY OR AT A SCHOOL-SPONSORED OR SCHOOL-RELATED FUNCTION, TO PROVIDE A PROCEDURE FOR SEIZURE OF A FIREARM, AMMUNITION, OR DANGEROUS WEAPON, 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 SCHOOL DISTRICT MAY ADOPT AND ENFORCE ORDINANCES CONSISTENT WITH THIS ARTICLE; BY ADDING SECTION 59-63-75 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT EACH SCHOOL IN THIS STATE THAT REQUIRES STUDENTS IN KINDERGARTEN THROUGH EIGHTH GRADES TO WEAR UNIFORMS SHALL RECEIVE STATE LOTTERY FUNDS TO PROVIDE A SCHOOL RESOURCE OFFICER AND PROVIDE THAT A STUDENT'S PARENT OR GUARDIAN MAY EXEMPT THE STUDENT FROM THE SCHOOL UNIFORM POLICY; AND BY ADDING SECTION 59-63-245 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A STUDENT WHO HAS BEEN SUSPENDED OR EXPELLED SHALL ATTEND A CONFERENCE WITH HIS PARENT OR GUARDIAN AND THE DESIGNATED SCHOOL ADMINISTRATOR BEFORE THE STUDENT MAY BE PERMITTED TO RETURN TO THE SCHOOL.
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H. 3140 -- Rep. W.D. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 37-5-103, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO RESTRICTIONS ON DEFICIENCY JUDGMENTS IN CONSUMER CREDIT SALES, SO AS TO CORRECT CROSS-REFERENCES TO THE UNIFORM COMMERCIAL CODE.
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H. 3141 -- Reps. Davenport, Sandifer and Brady: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, SO AS TO ENACT THE OMNIBUS SECURITY AND IMMIGRATION COMPLIANCE ACT, BY ADDING ARTICLE 13 TO CHAPTER 11, TITLE 8 SO AS TO REQUIRE PUBLIC EMPLOYERS OF THE STATE TO REGISTER AND PARTICIPATE IN THE FEDERAL WORK AUTHORIZATION PROGRAM AND TO PROHIBIT A PUBLIC EMPLOYER OF THIS STATE FROM ENTERING INTO A CONTRACT FOR SERVICES UNLESS THE CONTRACTOR AND SUBCONTRACTOR COMPLY WITH THE FEDERAL WORK AUTHORIZATION PROGRAM IN VERIFYING INFORMATION ON ALL NEW EMPLOYEES; BY REDESIGNATING SECTIONS 41-1-10 THROUGH 41-1-110, RELATING TO GENERAL PROVISIONS REGARDING LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT, AS ARTICLE 1 AND BY ADDING ARTICLE 3 TO CHAPTER 1 OF TITLE 41 SO AS TO REQUIRE PRIVATE EMPLOYERS IN THE STATE TO REGISTER AND PARTICIPATE IN THE FEDERAL WORK AUTHORIZATION PROGRAM, TO PROHIBIT A PRIVATE EMPLOYER OF THIS STATE FROM ENTERING INTO A CONTRACT FOR SERVICES UNLESS THE CONTRACTOR AND SUBCONTRACTOR COMPLY WITH THE FEDERAL WORK AUTHORIZATION PROGRAM IN VERIFYING INFORMATION ON ALL NEW EMPLOYEES, AND TO DENY AN EMPLOYER WHO VIOLATES THE ARTICLE ACCESS TO STATE-CONFERRED ECONOMIC INCENTIVES; BY ADDING SECTION 12-6-3595 SO AS TO DEFINE THE TERMS "AUTHORIZED EMPLOYEE" AND "LABOR SERVICES", TO DISALLOW A DEDUCTIBLE BUSINESS EXPENSE UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES UNLESS THE PERSON EMPLOYED IS AN AUTHORIZED EMPLOYEE AND TO PROVIDE EXCEPTIONS, TO PROHIBIT CASH PAYMENTS FOR COMPENSATION TO AN UNAUTHORIZED EMPLOYEE, AND TO PROVIDE FOR CRIMINAL PENALTIES; BY ADDING SECTION 12-8-610 SO AS TO REQUIRE AN EMPLOYER TO WITHHOLD SIX PERCENT OF THE COMPENSATION PAID TO CERTAIN EMPLOYEES WHO FAIL TO PROVIDE CERTAIN INFORMATION RELATED TO TAXPAYER IDENTIFICATION NUMBERS, TO PROHIBIT CASH PAYMENTS FOR COMPENSATION, AND TO PROVIDE FOR CRIMINAL PENALTIES; BY ADDING SECTION 23-3-80 SO AS TO DIRECT THE CHIEF OF THE STATE LAW ENFORCEMENT DIVISION TO NEGOTIATE A MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING BETWEEN THE STATE AND THE DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE OR THE DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY CONCERNING THE ENFORCEMENT OF FEDERAL IMMIGRATION AND CUSTOMS LAWS IN THE STATE; BY ADDING CHAPTER 52 TO TITLE 23 SO AS TO REQUIRE REASONABLE EFFORTS BY LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICIALS TO DETERMINE THE NATIONALITY OF A PERSON CHARGED WITH A FELONY OR DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE OFFENSE AND HIS EMPLOYER'S NAME AND ADDRESS; BY ADDING CHAPTER 91 TO TITLE 40 SO AS TO PROVIDE REQUIREMENTS FOR A PERSON ENGAGED IN THE PROFESSION OF PROVIDING IMMIGRATION ASSISTANCE; BY ADDING SECTION 42-1-365 SO AS TO EXCEPT AN EMPLOYEE FROM WORKERS' COMPENSATION BENEFITS AND AN EMPLOYER FROM WORKERS' COMPENSATION AND COMMON LAW PROTECTIONS IF THE EMPLOYEE'S PRESENCE IN THE UNITED STATES IS UNLAWFUL; BY ADDING ARTICLE 11 TO CHAPTER 5, TITLE 43 SO AS TO REQUIRE A STATE AGENCY OR POLITICAL SUBDIVISION OF THE STATE TO VERIFY THE LAWFUL PRESENCE OF A PERSON SEEKING TO OBTAIN PUBLIC BENEFITS; TO ADD SECTION 16-17-645 SO AS TO CREATE THE OFFENSE OF CRIMINAL EXTORTION OR BLACKMAIL OF AN IMMIGRANT AND TO PROVIDE A PENALTY; TO AMEND SECTION 17-15-30, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DETERMINING RELEASE OF AN ACCUSED SO AS TO MANDATE THE COURT TO DETERMINE IF AN ILLEGAL ALIEN'S STATUS MAKES HIM A FLIGHT RISK; BY ADDING SECTIONS 4-1-180, 5-7-320, AND 40-1-230 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A COUNTY OR A MUNICIPALITY OR A STATE BOARD THAT ISSUES A LICENSE PURSUANT TO TITLE 40, MAY NOT ISSUE OR RENEW A LICENSE WITHOUT THE APPLICANT'S NAME, ADDRESS, AND SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER AND PROVIDE THAT THE APPLICANT FOR A LICENSE MUST BE LAWFULLY PRESENT IN THE UNITED STATES AND THE APPLICANT SHALL PROVE HIS IDENTITY WITH A SECURE AND VERIFIABLE DOCUMENT; AND TO CREATE A STUDY COMMITTEE TO STUDY APPROPRIATE ENFORCEMENT OF FEDERAL AND STATE LAWS RELATING TO THE PRESENCE OF ILLEGAL ALIENS IN THIS STATE AND TO RECOMMEND LEGISLATIVE CHANGES AS APPROPRIATE.
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H. 3142 -- Reps. M.A. Pitts, Cobb-Hunter, Umphlett, Mahaffey and Sandifer: 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; AND 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.
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H. 3143 -- Reps. Kirsh, Haskins, E.H. Pitts, Mulvaney, Gullick, Hayes, Huggins, M.A. Pitts, Miller, Bowen, Limehouse, G. Brown, Toole and Mahaffey: 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 PROVIDE AN EXEMPTION FOR HOSPITAL BEDS, WALKERS, AND WHEELCHAIRS SOLD OR RENTED TO AN INDIVIDUAL UNDER THE WRITTEN PRESCRIPTION OF A HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONAL.
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H. 3144 -- Reps. Jefferson and Cobb-Hunter: A BILL TO AMEND ARTICLE 6, CHAPTER 111, TITLE 59, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO ONE-HALF TUITION FOR MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA NATIONAL GUARD, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR A FULL TUITION EXEMPTION FOR CERTAIN MEMBERS OF THE UNITED STATES ARMED FORCES AND THE SOUTH CAROLINA NATIONAL GUARD PURSUANT TO CERTAIN CONDITIONS AND TO DEFINE CERTAIN TERMS.
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H. 3145 -- Reps. Talley and Littlejohn: 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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H. 3146 -- Reps. Harrell, W.D. Smith, Chellis, Cooper, Harrison, Howard, Merrill, Ott, Barfield, Bingham, Bowen, Brady, Cotty, Davenport, Delleney, Gambrell, Haley, Hardwick, Hinson, Leach, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Loftis, Lowe, Lucas, Perry, Pinson, Rice, Simrill, Skelton, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.R. Smith, Spires, Stewart, Talley, Thompson, Toole, Whitmire, Young, Battle, Cobb-Hunter, Bales, Umphlett, Mahaffey, Huggins, Sandifer, Herbkersman, Gullick, Crawford, Owens, D.C. Smith, Duncan, Viers and Funderburk: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING CHAPTER 46 TO TITLE 11 SO AS TO ESTABLISH THE "SOUTH CAROLINA HYDROGEN INFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPMENT FUND", TO AUTHORIZE THE SOUTH CAROLINA RESEARCH AUTHORITY TO ADMINISTER SUBGRANTS FOR THE PURPOSE OF PROMOTING THE DEVELOPMENT OF HYDROGEN PRODUCTION, TO ALLOW THE FUND TO RECEIVE DONATIONS, GRANTS, AND OTHER FUNDING AS PROVIDED BY LAW, TO ALLOW A TAXPAYER WHO MAKES A CONTRIBUTION TO THE FUND TO RECEIVE A TAX CREDIT SUBJECT TO CERTAIN LIMITATIONS, TO REQUIRE THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO APPROPRIATE A SPECIFIC AMOUNT FROM THE GENERAL FUND OF THE STATE TO THE FUND, AND TO REQUIRE STATE AGENCIES TO CONSIDER PURCHASING EQUIPMENT AND MACHINERY OPERATED BY HYDROGEN OR FUEL CELLS OR BOTH OF THEM; BY ADDING SECTION 12-6-3630 SO AS TO ALLOW A CREDIT AGAINST THE INCOME TAX, LICENSE FEES, OR INSURANCE PREMIUM TAXES FOR QUALIFIED CONTRIBUTIONS MADE TO THE FUND; BY AMENDING SECTION 12-36-2120, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO SALES TAX EXEMPTIONS, SO AS TO ALLOW A SALES TAX EXEMPTION FOR EQUIPMENT OR MACHINERY OPERATED BY HYDROGEN OR FUEL CELLS OR USED TO DISTRIBUTE HYDROGEN AND FOR EQUIPMENT AND MACHINERY USED PREDOMINATELY FOR RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT INVOLVING HYDROGEN OR FUEL CELL TECHNOLOGIES, AND TO ALLOW A SALES TAX EXEMPTION FOR BUILDING MATERIALS, MACHINERY, OR EQUIPMENT USED TO CONSTRUCT A NEW OR RENOVATED BUILDING LOCATED IN A RESEARCH DISTRICT.
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H. 3147 -- Reps. Talley, Herbkersman and Cotty: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 7-7-915 SO AS TO AUTHORIZE THE STATE ELECTION COMMISSION TO ESTABLISH A PILOT PROGRAM FOR THE PURPOSE OF TESTING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF VOTE CENTERS WHERE A REGISTERED ELECTOR IN A COUNTY MAY VOTE REGARDLESS OF THE PRECINCT IN WHICH THE ELECTOR RESIDES, AND TO REPEAL SECTION 7-7-915 DECEMBER 31, 2010.
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H. 3148 -- Reps. M.A. Pitts, Umphlett, Kirsh, Littlejohn, Mahaffey, Huggins, Sandifer, Brady, Cotty, Bingham, Toole, Duncan, Taylor and Viers: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, SO AS TO ENACT THE "SOUTH CAROLINA IMMIGRATION COMPLIANCE ACT OF 2008" BY ADDING ARTICLE 13 TO CHAPTER 11, TITLE 8, SO AS TO REQUIRE PUBLIC EMPLOYERS OF THE STATE TO REGISTER AND PARTICIPATE IN THE FEDERAL WORK AUTHORIZATION PROGRAM AND TO PROHIBIT A PUBLIC EMPLOYER OF THIS STATE FROM ENTERING INTO A CONTRACT FOR SERVICES UNLESS THE CONTRACTOR AND SUBCONTRACTOR COMPLY WITH THE FEDERAL WORK AUTHORIZATION PROGRAM IN VERIFYING INFORMATION ON ALL NEW EMPLOYEES; BY ADDING SECTION 43-5-250 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON MAY NOT RECEIVE WELFARE, HEALTH, DISABILITY, PUBLIC OR ASSISTED HOUSING, FOOD ASSISTANCE, UNEMPLOYMENT, RETIREMENT, OR OTHER SIMILAR BENEFITS PROVIDED BY THE STATE OR A POLITICAL SUBDIVISION OF THE STATE UNLESS THE PERSON VERIFIES THAT HE OR SHE IS LAWFULLY PRESENT IN THE STATE AND TO PROVIDE THAT IT IS UNLAWFUL FOR THE STATE OR A POLITICAL SUBDIVISION OF THE STATE TO PROVIDE SUCH BENEFITS; BY ADDING SECTION 44-7-75 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON MAY NOT RECEIVE SERVICES FROM A HOSPITAL LICENSED IN THIS STATE UNLESS THE PERSON VERIFIES THAT HE OR SHE IS LAWFULLY PRESENT IN THE STATE AND TO PROVIDE AN EXCEPTION FOR RECEIVING SERVICES FOR AN EMERGENCY MEDICAL CONDITION; BY AMENDING SECTION 59-63-30, RELATING TO QUALIFICATIONS OF A CHILD TO ATTEND PUBLIC SCHOOL IN THIS STATE, SO AS TO REQUIRE THE PARENT'S OF A CHILD TO VERIFY THAT THE CHILD IS LEGALLY PRESENT IN THE STATE; BY ADDING SECTION 11-35-57 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT AN EMPLOYER WHO HIRES AN INDIVIDUAL WHO IS NOT LEGALLY PRESENT IN THIS STATE PURSUANT TO FEDERAL LAW IS NOT ELIGIBLE TO ENTER INTO ANY CONTRACT WITH THE STATE OR WITH OTHER GOVERNMENTAL BODIES OR POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONS THAT PROCURE GOODS OR SERVICES UNDER THE SOUTH CAROLINA PROCUREMENT CODE; BY ADDING SECTION 16-11-645 SO AS TO CREATE THE FELONY 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.
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H. 3149 -- Reps. Toole, Umphlett, Kirsh, Littlejohn, Mahaffey, Herbkersman, Cotty, Viers, Clemmons, Frye, Duncan, Owens and Rice: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 43-5-252 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON MAY NOT RECEIVE FOOD ASSISTANCE PAYMENTS INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, FOOD STAMPS IF THE STATE ADMINISTERS THE ELIGIBILITY PROCESS, UNLESS THE PERSON VERIFIES THAT HE OR SHE IS LAWFULLY PRESENT IN THE STATE, AND TO REQUIRE SUCH A PERSON TO APPLY FOR SUCH BENEFITS THROUGH THE SYSTEMATIC ALIEN VERIFICATION OF ENTITLEMENT PROGRAM, AND TO PROVIDE THAT IT IS UNLAWFUL TO PROVIDE SUCH BENEFITS IN VIOLATION OF THIS ACT.
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H. 3150 -- Reps. Limehouse and Herbkersman: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 50-1-30, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO CLASSIFICATIONS OF BIRDS, ANIMALS, AND FISH, SO AS TO DEFINE FRESHWATER GAME FISH AND SALTWATER GAME FISH; TO AMEND SECTION 50-5-1705, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO CERTAIN CATCH LIMITS ON SALTWATER GAME FISH SO AS TO DELETE THE DEFINITION OF SALTWATER GAME FISH AND MODIFY OR ELIMINATE CATCH LIMITS ON CERTAIN SALTWATER GAME FISH; TO AMEND SECTION 50-5-1710, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO SIZE LIMITS ON SALTWATER GAME FISH, SO AS TO MODIFY SIZE LIMITS ON SALTWATER GAME FISH AND CERTAIN OTHER GAME FISH; AND TO REPEAL SECTION 50-5-1711, RELATING TO LIMITS ON TAKING, POSSESSION, OR SELLING DOLPHINS AND MAHI MAHI, AND THE HARVEST, POSSESSION, OR SALE OF SARGASSUM, AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS.
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H. 3151 -- Reps. J.E. Smith, Littlejohn and Herbkersman: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 7 TO CHAPTER 38 OF TITLE 44, SO AS TO CREATE THE HEAD AND SPINAL CORD INJURY TRUST FUND TO BE ADMINISTERED BY THE HEAD AND SPINAL CORD INJURY TRUST FUND COMMISSION UNDER THE DEPARTMENT OF DISABILITIES AND SPECIAL NEEDS FOR THE PURPOSE OF AWARDING GRANTS TO INDIVIDUALS AND PROGRAMS TO PROVIDE CARE AND REHABILITATIVE SERVICES TO PERSONS WITH HEAD OR SPINAL CORD INJURIES, TO PROVIDE FOR THE MEMBERS OF THE COMMISSION AND FOR THEIR POWERS AND DUTIES; TO AMEND SECTION 14-1-211, RELATING TO COURT FEES AND THEIR DISBURSEMENT, INCLUDING FEES IMPOSED FOR DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF ALCOHOL OR DRUGS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT FUNDS DESIGNATED FROM THESE FEES MUST BE CREDITED TO THE HEAD AND SPINAL CORD INJURY TRUST FUND; AND TO REPEAL ARTICLE 5, CHAPTER 38, TITLE 44, RELATING TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA SPINAL CORD INJURY RESEARCH BOARD.
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H. 3152 -- Reps. Agnew, Cobb-Hunter, Jennings, Littlejohn, Cotty, McLeod, Miller, Branham, Funderburk, Govan, Hodges, Vick, Ott, Bales, Sellers, Alexander, Bowers and Moss: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 11 TO CHAPTER 6, TITLE 44 SO AS TO ENACT THE "SMALL BUSINESS HEALTH INSURANCE PREMIUM ASSISTANCE ACT" AND TO ESTABLISH THE SMALL BUSINESS HEALTH INSURANCE PREMIUM ASSISTANCE PROGRAM WITHIN THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES TO PROVIDE HEALTH INSURANCE PREMIUM ASSISTANCE TO SMALL BUSINESSES FOR EMPLOYEES WHO ARE AT OR UNDER TWO HUNDRED PERCENT OF THE FEDERAL POVERTY LEVEL, TO ESTABLISH ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR SMALL BUSINESSES TO PARTICIPATE IN THE PROGRAM, TO REQUIRE ELIGIBLE EMPLOYEES TO CONTRIBUTE UP TO FIFTEEN PERCENT OF THE PREMIUM COST, TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT TO PLACE CAPS ON THE NUMBER OF EMPLOYEES THAT MAY ENROLL IN THE PROGRAM SO THAT NO MORE FUNDS ARE EXPENDED THAN ARE AVAILABLE FOR THIS PROGRAM FROM THE MEDICAID MATCH FUND, TO PROVIDE THAT THIS PROGRAM MUST BE FUNDED FROM A PORTION OF AN ADDITIONAL 1.6 CENT PER CIGARETTE LICENSE TAX, WHICH MUST BE ADJUSTED ANNUALLY BASED ON THE CONSUMER PRICE INDEX, AND TO DIRECT THE DEPARTMENT TO APPLY FOR A MEDICAID WAIVER TO IMPLEMENT THIS PROGRAM; TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT SHALL PROVIDE MEDICAID COVERAGE TO CHILDREN EIGHTEEN YEARS OF AGE AND YOUNGER WHOSE FAMILY INCOMES DO NOT EXCEED TWO HUNDRED PERCENT OF THE FEDERAL POVERTY LEVEL; TO CREATE THE MEDICAID MATCH FUND INTO WHICH A PORTION OF THE ADDITIONAL CIGARETTE TAX MUST BE DEPOSITED; AND TO ADD SECTION 12-21-630 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR AN ADDITIONAL 1.6 CENT LICENSE TAX ON EACH CIGARETTE TO FUND THE SMALL BUSINESS HEALTH INSURANCE PREMIUM PROGRAM AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE DISTRIBUTION OF THE REMAINING PORTION OF THIS ADDITIONAL TAX TO THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL AND THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE.
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H. 3153 -- Reps. McLeod, Herbkersman and Funderburk: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 57-3-45 SO AS TO ESTABLISH THE MASS TRANSIT ADVISORY COUNCIL AND PROVIDE FOR ITS MEMBERSHIP AND FUNCTIONS AND TO AMEND SECTION 12-28-2725, RELATING TO THE PORTION OF THE MOTOR FUELS USER FEE USED FOR MASS TRANSIT, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT REVENUE EQUAL TO TWO CENTS A GALLON OF THE TOTAL USER FEE ON GASOLINE MUST BE USED FOR MASS TRANSIT.
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H. 3154 -- Reps. Clemmons, Littlejohn and Viers: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 38-75-310, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS OF TERMS PERTAINING TO WIND AND HAIL INSURANCE, SO AS TO EXPAND THE TERM "COASTAL AREA" TO INCLUDE ALL AREAS IN HORRY COUNTY.
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H. 3155 -- Reps. Walker, Littlejohn and Mahaffey: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 13-1-1050, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO TERMS OF MEMBERS OF THE AERONAUTICS COMMISSION, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT NO COMMISSION MEMBER MAY SERVE MORE THAN TWO CONSECUTIVE TERMS BUT MAY BE ELIGIBLE TO SERVE AGAIN FOUR YEARS AFTER THE EXPIRATION OF HIS TERM.
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H. 3156 -- Reps. Clemmons, Mahaffey, Sandifer, Herbkersman and Viers: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 38-3-105 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DIRECTOR OF THE DEPARTMENT OF INSURANCE MUST BE ELECTED TO OFFICE BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY, FOR A TERM OF FOUR YEARS; TO AMEND SECTION 1-30-10, RELATING TO THE VARIOUS FORMS OF GOVERNING AUTHORITIES OF DEPARTMENTS OF STATE GOVERNMENT, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF INSURANCE MUST HAVE A DIRECTOR ELECTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY; TO AMEND SECTION 38-1-20, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS UNDER INSURANCE LAWS OF THIS STATE, SO AS TO MAKE CERTAIN CHANGES TO THE DEFINITION OF "DIRECTOR" OF THE DEPARTMENT OF INSURANCE; TO AMEND SECTION 38-3-10, RELATING TO THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF INSURANCE AND INSURANCE COMMISSION, SO AS TO PROVIDE THE DIRECTOR IS ELECTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY RATHER THAN APPOINTED, AND TO MAKE THE DIRECTOR SUBJECT TO REMOVAL FROM OFFICE AS PROVIDED BY LAW FOR OTHER EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT OFFICERS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3157 -- Reps. Huggins, Kirsh, Sandifer, Herbkersman, Cotty, Viers, Clemmons, Weeks and Bedingfield: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 27-37-30, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO REQUIREMENTS FOR SERVICE OF RULE ON A TENANT AGAINST WHOM EJECTMENT PROCEEDINGS ARE BROUGHT, SO AS TO PROVIDE A METHOD OF SERVICE BY POSTING IF GROUNDS OF EJECTMENT ARE CIRCUMSTANCES THAT THREATEN LIFE OR SIGNIFICANT PROPERTY DAMAGE; TO AMEND SECTION 27-37-40, RELATING TO TENANT EJECTMENT ON FAILURE TO SHOW CAUSE, SO AS TO REQUIRE MAGISTRATES TO IMMEDIATELY ISSUE A WARRANT FOR EJECTMENT IF GROUNDS FOR EJECTMENT ARE CIRCUMSTANCES THAT THREATEN LIVES OR SIGNIFICANT PROPERTY DAMAGE AND THE TENANT FAILS TO APPEAR AND SHOW CAUSE WITHIN FIVE DAYS OF SERVICE; TO AMEND SECTION 27-40-720, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO TENANT NONCOMPLIANCE AFFECTING HEALTH AND SAFETY, SO AS TO DEFINE FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION THE TERM "EMERGENCY" TO INCLUDE CIRCUMSTANCES CONSIDERED TO THREATEN THE LIVES OF RESIDENTS OR EMPLOYEES, OR MALICIOUS PROPERTY DAMAGE.
Introduced and Committed
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2nd Reading
3rd Reading
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H. 3158 -- Reps. Toole and Cotty: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 56-1-141 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE ISSUANCE OF DRIVER'S LICENSE DECALS BY THE DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES TO INDIVIDUALS WHO ARE EXEMPTED FROM THE STATE'S MANDATORY USE OF SEAT BELT PROVISIONS.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3159 -- Reps. Toole, Umphlett, Littlejohn, Huggins, Sandifer, Viers, Hamilton, G.R. Smith, Leach, Haskins, Cato, Shoopman, Bedingfield, Loftis and Lowe: 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
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2nd Reading
3rd Reading
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H. 3160 -- Reps. Toole and Mahaffey: 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. 3161 -- Reps. Walker, Mahaffey, Herbkersman, Cotty, Hagood, Scarborough and Stavrinakis: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-67-105 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE MAXIMUM SCHOOL BUS RIDE TIME OF EACH STUDENT AND ROUTING EFFICIENCY FOR EACH SCHOOL BUS; BY ADDING SECTION 59-67-108 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THOSE PERSONS WHO MAY DRIVE A SCHOOL BUS AND FOR THE REQUIRED TRAINING AND CERTIFICATION OF SCHOOL BUS DRIVERS; BY ADDING SECTION 59-67-415 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT PARENTS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR THE SAFETY, CONDUCT, AND TIMELY ARRIVAL OF THEIR CHILDREN TO, FROM, AND AT THE SCHOOL BUS STOP; TO AMEND SECTION 59-67-100, RELATING TO SCHOOL BUS SEATING SPACE AND STUDENTS ASSIGNED TO A SCHOOL BUS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE NUMBER OF STUDENTS ASSIGNED TO A SCHOOL BUS MUST NOT BE GREATER THAN THE MANUFACTURER CERTIFIED SEATING CAPACITY AND PROVIDE THAT ALL PASSENGERS TRANSPORTED MUST HAVE ADEQUATE SEATING AREA TO COMPLY WITH CERTAIN STANDARDS; TO AMEND SECTION 59-67-270, RELATING TO INSPECTION OF BUSES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT ALL PUBLICLY OWNED OR LEASED SCHOOL BUSES MUST BE INSPECTED AT LEAST ONCE ANNUALLY, TO PROVIDE THAT CERTAIN PRIVATELY OWNED SCHOOL BUSES MUST BE INSPECTED ANNUALLY, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE MANNER OF INSPECTION; TO AMEND SECTION 59-67-420, RELATING TO TRANSPORTATION TO BE PROVIDED TO STUDENTS, SO AS TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR WHEN THE STATE SHALL BEAR THE COST OF TRANSPORTING STUDENTS, PROVIDE THAT THE STATE MAY ASSUME THE RESPONSIBILITY OF TRANSPORTING STUDENTS WHEN HAZARDOUS TRAFFIC CONDITIONS ARE INVOLVED, PROVIDE THAT THE SCHOOL DISTRICT SHALL ESTABLISH HAZARDOUS TRAFFIC CRITERIA, PROVIDE FOR HAZARDOUS TRAFFIC FUNDS, PROVIDE FOR WHEN THE STATE SHALL PROVIDE TRANSPORTATION TO AND FROM THE RESIDENCE OF UNESCORTED STUDENTS, AND PROVIDE FOR OTHER MATTERS AND CRITERIA PERTAINING TO THE TRANSPORTATION OF STUDENTS INCLUDING A REQUIREMENT THAT THE STATE PROVIDE LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICTS WITH A NUMBER OF SCHOOL BUSES SUFFICIENT TO ACCOMMODATE THE TRANSPORTATION OF STUDENTS ELIGIBLE TO BE TRANSPORTED UNDER THIS SECTION; 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-FIFTEENTH OF THE FLEET EACH YEAR WITH FUNDS APPROPRIATED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY FOR SCHOOL BUS PURCHASES, AND TO ESTABLISH A GRANT PROGRAM TO PROVIDE TRANSPORTATION TO STUDENTS OF ALTERNATIVE PUBLIC SCHOOLS; BY ADDING SECTION 59-67-585 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION, WHEN FEASIBLE, SHALL UTILIZE BIODIESEL FUEL AS AN ENERGY SOURCE TO POWER THE STATE SCHOOL BUS FLEET; AND BY ADDING SECTION 59-67-300 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT STATE-OWNED SCHOOL BUSES MUST BE PARKED OVERNIGHT AND DURING THE SCHOOL DAY IN A LOCATION THAT IS CENTRAL TO THE AREA IN WHICH THE SCHOOL BUSES ARE OPERATED.
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Veto Overridden

H. 3162 -- Reps. Walker, Cotty, Bales, Govan and Scott: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 59-26-20, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DUTIES OF THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION AND THE COMMISSION ON HIGHER EDUCATION, SO AS TO ESTABLISH THE SOUTH CAROLINA TEACHER LOAN PROGRAM POLICY BOARD OF GOVERNANCE AND PROVIDE FOR ITS MEMBERSHIP AND DUTIES.
Introduced and Committed
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Report of Committee
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3rd Reading
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Proposed Amendment
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Request for Debate
Point of Order

H. 3163 -- Reps. Sellers, Cobb-Hunter, R. Brown, Howard, Parks, Hart, Hosey, Clyburn, Rutherford, Breeland and Govan: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 41-10-15 SO AS TO ESTABLISH A STATE MINIMUM WAGE; BY ADDING SECTION 12-6-3475 SO AS TO ALLOW A TAX CREDIT TO CERTAIN ELIGIBLE EMPLOYERS WHO PAY THE INCREASED MINIMUM WAGE; AND TO AMEND SECTION 6-1-130, RELATING TO THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A LOCAL MINIMUM WAGE IN EXCESS OF THE FEDERAL MINIMUM WAGE, SO AS TO PROHIBIT A POLITICAL SUBDIVISION FROM REQUIRING A MINIMUM WAGE LOWER THAN THE STATE MINIMUM WAGE.
Introduced and Committed
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H. 3164 -- Rep. Toole: 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 DECEDENT'S ESTATE AT ANY TIME WITHIN TWELVE MONTHS AFTER THE DEATH OF THE DECEDENT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3165 -- Reps. W.D. Smith, Harrison, Kirsh, Littlejohn, Mahaffey, Huggins, Cotty, Bingham and Toole: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 56-5-2931 SO AS TO CREATE THE OFFENSE OF DRIVING WHILE SERIOUSLY INTOXICATED AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES; BY ADDING SECTION 56-5-2932 SO AS TO CREATE THE OFFENSE OF DRIVING WHILE GROSSLY INTOXICATED AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES; BY ADDING SECTION 56-5-2956 SO AS TO REQUIRE BLOOD AND URINE TESTING OF AN OPERATOR OF A MOTOR VEHICLE SUSPECTED TO BE UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF ALCOHOL OR DRUGS WHEN THERE IS AN ACCIDENT RESULTING IN DEATH OR SERIOUS BODILY INJURY; TO AMEND SECTION 24-13-100, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE DEFINITION OF A NO PAROLE OFFENSE, SO AS TO ADD THE OFFENSE OF FELONY DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE CAUSING GREAT BODILY INJURY AS A NO PAROLE OFFENSE; TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-2934, RELATING TO THE RIGHT TO COMPULSORY PROCESS AND SECTION 56-5-2935, RELATING TO THE RIGHT TO A JURY TRIAL OF A PERSON CHARGED WITH A DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE OFFENSE, BOTH SO AS TO INCLUDE THE OFFENSES OF DRIVING WHILE SERIOUSLY INTOXICATED AND DRIVING WHILE GROSSLY INTOXICATED; TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-2940, RELATING TO THE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATING THE OFFENSES OF DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE AND DRIVING WITH AN UNLAWFUL ALCOHOL CONCENTRATION, SO AS TO INCREASE THE PENALTY FOR A SECOND OFFENSE FROM FIVE TO TEN DAYS AND FOR A THIRD OFFENSE FROM SIXTY DAYS TO SIX MONTHS; TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-2941, RELATING TO THE INSTALLATION OF IGNITION INTERLOCK DEVICES AND SECTION 56-5-2942, RELATING TO VEHICLE IMMOBILIZATION, BOTH SO AS TO INCLUDE THE OFFENSES OF DRIVING WHILE SERIOUSLY INTOXICATED AND DRIVING WHILE GROSSLY INTOXICATED; TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-2947, RELATING TO CHILD ENDANGERMENT, SO AS TO INCLUDE THE OFFENSES OF DRIVING WHILE SERIOUSLY INTOXICATED, DRIVING WHILE GROSSLY INTOXICATED, AND DRIVING WITH AN UNLAWFUL ALCOHOL CONCENTRATION; TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-2950, RELATING TO IMPLIED CONSENT TO TESTING FOR ALCOHOL OR DRUGS AND INFERENCE OF DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE, SO AS TO CHANGE THE PROVISION REQUIRING WRITTEN NOTICE OF A DRIVER'S LICENSE SUSPENSION FOR FAILURE TO SUBMIT TO TESTING TO REFLECT A SUSPENSION OF ONE YEAR RATHER THAN NINETY DAYS, TO INCLUDE THE OFFENSES OF DRIVING WHILE SERIOUSLY INTOXICATED AND DRIVING WHILE GROSSLY INTOXICATED, TO PROVIDE A PERSON IS INFERRED TO BE UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF ALCOHOL IF THE ALCOHOL CONCENTRATION IS EIGHT ONE HUNDREDTHS OF ONE PERCENT TO TWELVE ONE HUNDREDTHS OF ONE PERCENT, TO PROVIDE A PERSON IS INFERRED TO BE SERIOUSLY INTOXICATED IF THE ALCOHOL CONCENTRATION IS THIRTEEN ONE-HUNDREDTHS OF ONE PERCENT TO EIGHTEEN ONE-HUNDREDTHS OF ONE PERCENT, AND TO PROVIDE A PERSON IS INFERRED TO BE GROSSLY INTOXICATED IF THE ALCOHOL CONCENTRATION IS NINETEEN ONE HUNDREDTHS OF ONE PERCENT OR MORE; TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-2951, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO SUSPENSION FOR REFUSAL TO SUBMIT TO TESTING, SO AS TO INCREASE THE REQUIRED SUSPENSION FROM NINETY DAYS TO ONE YEAR, TO INCREASE THE SUSPENSION FROM ONE HUNDRED EIGHTY DAYS TO ONE YEAR IF THE PERSON'S LICENSE WAS PREVIOUSLY SUSPENDED FOR A DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE OFFENSE WITHIN THE LAST TEN YEARS, AND TO INCLUDE THE OFFENSES OF DRIVING WHILE SERIOUSLY INTOXICATED AND DRIVING WHILE GROSSLY INTOXICATED; TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-2953, RELATING TO INCIDENT SITE AND BREATH SITE VIDEOTAPING, SO AS TO INCLUDE THE OFFENSES OF DRIVING WHILE SERIOUSLY INTOXICATED AND DRIVING WHILE GROSSLY INTOXICATED; AND TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-2970, RELATING TO REPORTS OF CONVICTIONS FOR DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE OFFENSES, SECTION 56-5-2980, RELATING TO COPIES OF REPORTS AS PRIMA FACIE EVIDENCE IN A TRIAL WHEN A PERSON IS CHARGED WITH A DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE OFFENSE, SECTION 56-5-2990, RELATING TO SUSPENSION OF A CONVICTED PERSON'S DRIVER'S LICENSE, AND SECTION 56-5-2995, RELATING TO AN ADDITIONAL ASSESSMENT ON PERSONS CONVICTED OF DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE, ALL SO AS TO INCLUDE THE OFFENSES OF DRIVING WHILE SERIOUSLY INTOXICATED, DRIVING WHILE GROSSLY INTOXICATED, AND CAUSING GREAT BODILY INJURY OR DEATH WHILE OPERATING A MOTOR VEHICLE WHILE UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF DRUGS OR ALCOHOL.
Introduced and Committed
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H. 3166 -- Reps. Toole and Umphlett: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 57-3-610, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE NAMING OF A HIGHWAY FACILITY IN HONOR OF 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. 3167 -- Reps. Cobb-Hunter, Sellers and Williams: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 12-6-3630 SO AS TO ALLOW A REFUNDABLE STATE INDIVIDUAL INCOME TAX CREDIT EQUAL TO TEN PERCENT OF THE FEDERAL EARNED INCOME TAX CREDIT AND ANNUALLY TO INCREASE THE AMOUNT OF THE CREDIT IN INCREMENTS OF TWO AND ONE-HALF PERCENT UNTIL THE CREDIT EQUALS TWENTY PERCENT.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3168 -- Reps. Cobb-Hunter, Kirsh, McLeod, Miller, Branham, Hayes, Funderburk, Harvin, Hodges, Bowers, Jennings and Mitchell: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 146, TITLE 59, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE STATE SCHOOL FACILITIES BOND ACT, BY ADDING SECTION 59-146-55 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT BEGINNING WITH FISCAL YEAR 2007-2008 AND CONTINUING FOR A PERIOD OF FOUR FISCAL YEARS THEREAFTER, AN ADDITIONAL THREE HUNDRED MILLION DOLLARS IN SCHOOL FACILITIES BONDS MAY BE ISSUED OVER THIS FIVE YEAR PERIOD, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THESE BONDS MUST BE ALLOCATED TO SCHOOL DISTRICTS BASED ON A FORMULA WHICH GIVES PRIORITY CONSIDERATION TO DISTRICTS WITH HIGHER PERCENTAGES OF STUDENTS ELIGIBLE FOR FREE OR REDUCED PRICED LUNCHES, THE RELATIVE FINANCIAL ABILITY OF A DISTRICT TO FUND NEW SCHOOL FACILITIES OR IMPROVE EXISTING FACILITIES, AND REMAINING CAPACITY OF A DISTRICT TO ISSUE ADDITIONAL CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT BONDS; AND TO AMEND TITLE 59, BY ADDING CHAPTER 75 SO AS TO ENACT THE SOUTH CAROLINA SCHOOL FACILITIES INFRASTRUCTURE ACT, TO ESTABLISH THE SOUTH CAROLINA SCHOOL FACILITIES INFRASTRUCTURE AUTHORITY, AND TO PROVIDE FOR ITS GOVERNANCE, POWERS, AND DUTIES; TO AUTHORIZE THE AUTHORITY TO PROVIDE LOANS AND OTHER FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE TO SCHOOL DISTRICTS TO FINANCE SCHOOL FACILITIES; TO ALLOW STATE APPROPRIATIONS, GRANTS, LOAN REPAYMENTS, AND OTHER AVAILABLE AMOUNTS TO BE CREDITED TO THE FUND OF THE AUTHORITY; TO AUTHORIZE LENDING TO AND BORROWING BY SCHOOL DISTRICTS THROUGH THE AUTHORITY; AND TO AUTHORIZE THE ISSUANCE OF GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS BY THE AUTHORITY TO BE USED FOR ITS STATED PURPOSES.
Introduced and Committed
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H. 3169 -- Reps. Brady and Viers: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 40-57-136 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IF THE OWNER OF A PARCEL OF REAL PROPERTY HAS KNOWLEDGE THROUGH LAW ENFORCEMENT ACTION OR COURT PROCEEDINGS THAT THE PROPERTY WAS USED AS A SITE FOR A METHAMPHETAMINE LABORATORY, THE OWNER MUST DISCLOSE THIS FACT TO ANY PROSPECTIVE PURCHASER OF THE PROPERTY AS WELL AS TO ANY REAL ESTATE BROKER OR AGENT ENGAGED TO SELL THE PROPERTY WHO IN TURN MUST DISCLOSE THIS FACT IN ALL PROSPECTIVE PURCHASER DISCLOSURES.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3170 -- Reps. Harrell, W.D. Smith, Cato, Chellis, Cooper, Harrison, Walker, Witherspoon, Merrill, Ott, Ballentine, Barfield, Bedingfield, Bingham, Brady, Ceips, Clemmons, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Gambrell, Haley, Haskins, Hardwick, Herbkersman, Hinson, Leach, Littlejohn, Limehouse, Loftis, Lowe, Lucas, Mahaffey, Owens, Perry, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, Rice, Sandifer, Scarborough, Simrill, Skelton, D.C. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.R. Smith, Spires, Taylor, Thompson, Umphlett, Viers, Whitmire, Young, Bales, Kirsh, Huggins, Bowen, Jefferson, Alexander, R. Brown, Breeland, Bannister, White, Edge, Harvin, Kennedy, Crawford, Jennings, Miller, Gullick, Anthony, Phillips, Coleman, Mitchell, F.N. Smith, J.E. Smith, Clyburn, Sellers, Cobb-Hunter, Agnew, Bowers, Knight, Mulvaney, Neilson, Williams, Branham, Toole, Battle, Duncan, Hodges and Talley: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-104-25 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A RESIDENT STUDENT WHO IS AT LEAST A SOPHOMORE ATTENDING A PUBLIC OR PRIVATE INSTITUTION IN THIS STATE, MAJORING IN SCIENCE OR MATHEMATICS, AND RECEIVING A PALMETTO FELLOWS SCHOLARSHIP SHALL RECEIVE AN ADDITIONAL PALMETTO FELLOWS SCHOLARSHIP STIPEND FOR THE REMAINDER OF HIS UNDERGRADUATE TERM IF HE MEETS CERTAIN CONDITIONS INCLUDING MAKING SATISFACTORY ACADEMIC PROGRESS TOWARD RECEIVING AN UNDERGRADUATE DEGREE IN SCIENCE OR MATHEMATICS, AND TO PROVIDE THAT A SCIENCE OR MATHEMATICS MAJOR INCLUDES AN ENGINEERING MAJOR; AND BY ADDING SECTION 59-149-15 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A RESIDENT STUDENT WHO IS AT LEAST A SOPHOMORE ATTENDING A PUBLIC OR PRIVATE INSTITUTION IN THIS STATE, MAJORING IN SCIENCE OR MATHEMATICS, AND RECEIVING A LIFE SCHOLARSHIP SHALL RECEIVE AN ADDITIONAL LIFE SCHOLARSHIP STIPEND FOR THE REMAINDER OF HIS UNDERGRADUATE TERM IF HE MEETS CERTAIN CONDITIONS INCLUDING MAKING SATISFACTORY ACADEMIC PROGRESS TOWARD RECEIVING AN UNDERGRADUATE DEGREE IN SCIENCE OR MATHEMATICS, AND TO PROVIDE THAT A SCIENCE OR MATHEMATICS MAJOR INCLUDES AN ENGINEERING MAJOR.
Introduced and Committed
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2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
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Proposed Amendment
Point of Order

H. 3171 -- Reps. Haley, Shoopman, Huggins and Viers: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 16-3-85, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO HOMICIDE BY CHILD ABUSE, SO AS TO INCLUDE THE INGESTION OF CERTAIN ILLEGAL DRUGS BY THE MOTHER DURING THE COURSE OF PREGNANCY; TO AMEND SECTION 20-7-30, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS FOR THE PURPOSES OF THE CHILDREN'S CODE, SO AS TO REVISE THE DEFINITION OF "CHILD" TO INCLUDE AN UNBORN CHILD; AND TO AMEND SECTION 20-7-50, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO UNLAWFUL CONDUCT TOWARD A CHILD, SO AS TO INCLUDE INGESTION OF CERTAIN ILLEGAL DRUGS BY THE MOTHER DURING THE COURSE OF PREGNANCY.
Introduced and Committed
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H. 3172 -- Reps. Toole, Littlejohn and Whipper: 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, 2008, AND APPLIES TO ALL OTHER ADOPTIONS BEGINNING JULY 1, 2011; 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
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2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Recalled
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H. 3173 -- Reps. Limehouse and Viers: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 38-39-10, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO INSURANCE PREMIUM SERVICE COMPANIES, SO AS TO ALLOW BANKS AND OTHER SPECIFIED FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS TO ENGAGE IN THE BUSINESS OF SERVICING INSURANCE PREMIUMS.
Introduced and Committed
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H. 3174 -- Rep. Hardwick: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 8-13-740, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO REPRESENTATION OF A PERSON BY A PUBLIC OFFICIAL BEFORE A GOVERNMENTAL BODY, SO AS TO ALLOW A COUNTY OR MUNICIPAL OFFICIAL TO REPRESENT A PERSON BEFORE AN AGENCY, UNIT, OR SUBUNIT OF THAT COUNTY OR MUNICIPALITY FOR WHICH THE PUBLIC OFFICIAL HAS OFFICIAL RESPONSIBILITY IF THE OFFICIAL SUBMITS A WRITTEN STATEMENT DESCRIBING THE MATTER REQUIRING ACTION AND THE POTENTIAL CONFLICT OF INTEREST WITH RESPECT TO THE ACTION TO THE PRESIDING OFFICER OF THE COUNTY OR MUNICIPAL GOVERNING BODY, AGENCY, COMMISSION, OR BOARD, ON WHICH THE OFFICIAL SERVES, AND TO REQUIRE THE PRESIDING OFFICER TO HAVE THE STATEMENT PRINTED IN THE MINUTES AND EXCUSE THE OFFICIAL FROM ANY VOTES OR OTHER ACTIONS ON THE MATTER ON WHICH THE POTENTIAL CONFLICT OF INTEREST EXISTS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3175 -- Reps. Walker, Cotty, Harrell, Bales, Owens, Rice and D.C. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY DESIGNATING SECTION 59-35-10 AS ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 35, TITLE 59, ENTITLED "KINDERGARTENS", AND BY ADDING ARTICLE 3 TO CHAPTER 35 OF TITLE 59 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE SOUTH CAROLINA CHILD DEVELOPMENT EDUCATION PROGRAM FOR AT-RISK CHILDREN, TO DEFINE CERTAIN TERMS, TO PROVIDE AN ORDER OF PRIORITY IN WHICH AT-RISK CHILDREN MUST BE SERVED, TO PROVIDE ENROLLMENT AND THE ENROLLMENT APPLICATION PROCESS TO BE SUBMITTED TO THE OFFICE OF FIRST STEPS TO SCHOOL READINESS, TO PROVIDE FOR THE DUTIES OF PROGRAM PROVIDERS, TO PROVIDE THE DUTIES OF THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION, THE OFFICE OF FIRST STEPS TO SCHOOL READINESS, AND THE EDUCATION OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE, TO PROVIDE THE MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS FOR TEACHERS IN THE PROGRAM AND PROVIDE FOR PERSONNEL INSTRUCTION AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT, TO PROVIDE FOR TRANSPORTATION OF CHILDREN TO AND FROM SCHOOL, TO PROVIDE THE DUTIES OF THE OFFICE OF FIRST STEPS TO SCHOOL READINESS TO PRIVATE PROVIDERS, TO PROVIDE FOR THE DUTIES OF THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO PUBLIC PROVIDERS, TO PROVIDE THAT THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY SHALL PROVIDE FUNDING FOR THE SOUTH CAROLINA CHILD DEVELOPMENT EDUCATION PROGRAM, TO PROVIDE FOR THE APPROVAL OF GRANTS FOR PRIVATE PROVIDERS, TO PROVIDE THE DUTIES OF THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES IN REGARD TO THE PROGRAM, AND TO PROVIDE FOR AN EVALUATION OF THE PROGRAM BY THE EDUCATION OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE.
Introduced and Committed
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Request for Debate
Point of Order

H. 3176 -- Rep. W.D. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 61-6-4550, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO LIMITATIONS ON OFFERING DISCOUNT PRICES FOR THE SALE OF ALCOHOLIC LIQUORS FOR ON-PREMISES CONSUMPTION AT CERTAIN TIMES, SO AS TO ALSO PERMIT DISCOUNT SALES ON ONE FULL DAY OF THE WEEK.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Amended
Point of Order

H. 3177 -- Rep. E.H. Pitts: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO AMEND RULES OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES BY ADDING RULE 7.8 SO AS TO PROVIDE A THAT MEMBER OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES MAY GIVE HIS PROXY TO VOTE TO ANOTHER MEMBER OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES IF THAT MEMBER IS ACTIVATED BY MILITARY ORDERS FOR FEDERAL MILITARY DUTY OR STATE NATIONAL GUARD DUTY FOR A PERIOD OF MORE THAN TWENTY-ONE DAYS DURING A LEGISLATIVE SESSION.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3178 -- Reps. Huggins, E.H. Pitts, Haley, Toole, Frye, Bingham, Spires, McLeod, Ott and Ballentine: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR THE HEROES AND LEGENDS OF LEXINGTON COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT ONE WHO HAVE SERVED THEIR COUNTRY IN THE ARMED FORCES, INCLUDING THOSE WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN DEFENSE OF THE UNITED STATES, ON THE OCCASION OF THE DEDICATION OF THE FLOYD D. SPENCE JUNIOR AIR FORCE ROTC WING AT LEXINGTON HIGH SCHOOL ON FEBRUARY 5, 2007.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3179 -- Reps. Brady and Harrison: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND THE HAMMOND SCHOOL VARSITY FOOTBALL TEAM FOR ITS OUTSTANDING UNDEFEATED SEASON AND FOR CAPTURING THE SCISA CLASS AAA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE, AND TO HONOR THE TEAM'S EXCEPTIONAL PLAYERS, COACHES, AND STAFF.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3180 -- Reps. Scott, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hinson, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kelly, Kennedy, Kirsh, Knight, Leach, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Loftis, Lowe, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Mitchell, Moody-Lawrence, Moss, Mulvaney, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rice, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Sellers, Shoopman, Simrill, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Spires, Stavrinakis, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Umphlett, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Williams, Witherspoon and Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION EXTENDING THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE BLYTHEWOOD HIGH SCHOOL VARSITY FOOTBALL 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 AAA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3181 -- Reps. Scott, Bales, Ballentine, Brady, Cotty, Harrison, Hart, Howard, J.H. Neal, Rutherford, J.E. Smith, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hinson, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kelly, Kennedy, Kirsh, Knight, Leach, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Loftis, Lowe, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Mitchell, Moody-Lawrence, Moss, Mulvaney, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rice, Sandifer, Scarborough, Sellers, Shoopman, Simrill, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Spires, Stavrinakis, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Umphlett, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Williams, Witherspoon and Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND THE BLYTHEWOOD HIGH SCHOOL VARSITY FOOTBALL TEAM FOR ITS OUTSTANDING SEASON AND FOR CAPTURING THE CLASS AAA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE, AND TO HONOR THE TEAM'S EXCEPTIONAL PLAYERS, COACHES, AND STAFF.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3182 -- Reps. G.R. Smith and Bedingfield: A HOUSE RESOLUTION EXTENDING THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE HILLCREST HIGH SCHOOL "LADY RAMS" VOLLEYBALL 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 AAAA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3183 -- Reps. G.R. Smith and Bedingfield: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE THE 2006 HILLCREST HIGH SCHOOL VARSITY GIRLS VOLLEYBALL TEAM ON WINNING THE CLASS AAAA VOLLEYBALL STATE CHAMPIONSHIP, COMMEND THE PLAYERS, COACHES, AND STAFF OF THE 2006 HILLCREST HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS VOLLEYBALL TEAM FOR A SEASON OF SPIRITED COMPETITION, INSPIRING PERSEVERANCE, AND TREMENDOUS ACHIEVEMENT, AND TO WISH THEM EVERY SUCCESS IN THEIR FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3184 -- Reps. Sellers, Hart, Rutherford and Scott: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO MEMORIALIZE THE CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES TO RAISE THE FEDERAL MINIMUM WAGE TO $7.00 AN HOUR OR MORE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3185 -- Rep. Davenport: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION REQUESTING THE CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES TO WITHDRAW THE UNITED STATES FROM THE SECURITY AND PROSPERITY PARTNERSHIP OF NORTH AMERICA AND ANY OTHER ACTIVITY THAT SEEKS TO CREATE A NORTH AMERICAN UNION, AND REQUESTING THE CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION OF SOUTH CAROLINA TO WORK TO WITHDRAW THE UNITED STATES FROM THE SECURITY AND PROSPERITY PARTNERSHIP OF NORTH AMERICA AND ANY OTHER ACTIVITY THAT SEEKS TO CREATE A NORTH AMERICAN UNION.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3186 -- Rep. Scott: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO HONOR THE RICHLAND COUNTY RECREATION COMMISSION ON BEING AWARDED NATIONAL AGENCY ACCREDITATION BY THE COMMISSION ON THE ACCREDITATION OF PARK AND RECREATION AGENCIES, AND TO COMMEND THE AGENCY FOR THE OUTSTANDING WORK AND DEDICATION IT HAS INVESTED IN SERVING THE RESIDENTS OF RICHLAND COUNTY.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3187 -- Reps. Scott, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hinson, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kelly, Kennedy, Kirsh, Knight, Leach, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Loftis, Lowe, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Mitchell, Moody-Lawrence, Moss, Mulvaney, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rice, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Sellers, Shoopman, Simrill, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Spires, Stavrinakis, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Umphlett, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Williams, Witherspoon and Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION CONGRATULATING BLYTHEWOOD LINEBACKER CHARLES WHITE OF RICHLAND COUNTY ON BEING NAMED TO THE STATE NEWSPAPER'S 2006 ALL-STATE HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL TEAM.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3188 -- Reps. Scott, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hinson, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kelly, Kennedy, Kirsh, Knight, Leach, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Loftis, Lowe, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Mitchell, Moody-Lawrence, Moss, Mulvaney, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rice, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Sellers, Shoopman, Simrill, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Spires, Stavrinakis, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Umphlett, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Williams, Witherspoon and Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION CONGRATULATING WIDE RECEIVER MARQUAN JONES OF RICHLAND COUNTY ON BEING NAMED TO THE STATE NEWSPAPER'S 2006 ALL-STATE HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL TEAM.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3189 -- Rep. Battle: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND CONGRATULATE WALTER ALEXANDER LEGETTE, JR., OF MARION, 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

H. 3190 -- Rep. Neilson: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO CELEBRATE EVERYDAY WOMEN THROUGH "EXPRESSION OF GRACE" AND TO RECOGNIZE THE VISION AND CONTRIBUTION OF RALPHINE BENNETT BOSTON AS SHE LEADS THE CHARGE TO HONOR THE POWER AND ACHIEVEMENT OF EVERYDAY WOMEN.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3191 -- Rep. Neilson: A HOUSE RESOLUTION CONGRATULATING THE TOWN OF PATRICK IN CHESTERFIELD COUNTY ON THE OCCASION OF ITS ONE HUNDREDTH BIRTHDAY.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3192 -- Reps. Cooper, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hinson, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kelly, Kennedy, Kirsh, Knight, Leach, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Loftis, Lowe, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Mitchell, Moody-Lawrence, Moss, Mulvaney, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rice, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sellers, Shoopman, Simrill, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Spires, Stavrinakis, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Umphlett, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Williams, Witherspoon and Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE STEPHEN H. SMITH OF SPARTANBURG COUNTY UPON RECEIVING THE AMERICAN DIABETES ASSOCIATION'S PRESTIGIOUS WENDELL MAYES, JR., MEDAL FOR OUTSTANDING SERVICE IN THE CAUSE OF DIABETES AND TO HONOR HIS NUMEROUS ACCOMPLISHMENTS IN PROMOTING DIABETES HEALTH.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3193 -- Rep. Davenport: A JOINT RESOLUTION PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO THE CONSTITUTION OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1895, BY ADDING SECTION 16 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. 3194 -- 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. 3195 -- Reps. Kirsh, Harrell, Cooper and Cotty: A BILL TO RATIFY AN AMENDMENT TO SECTION 16, ARTICLE X OF THE CONSTITUTION OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1895, RELATING TO BENEFITS AND FUNDING OF PUBLIC EMPLOYEE PENSION PLANS IN THIS STATE, INVESTMENTS ALLOWED FOR FUNDS OF THE VARIOUS STATE-OPERATED RETIREMENT SYSTEMS, AND THE STATE RETIREMENT SYSTEMS INVESTMENT PANEL, SO AS TO DELETE THE RESTRICTIONS LIMITING SUCH INVESTMENTS TO AMERICAN-BASED CORPORATIONS REGISTERED ON AN AMERICAN NATIONAL EXCHANGE AS PROVIDED IN THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934 OR QUOTED THROUGH THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF SECURITIES DEALERS AUTOMATIC QUOTATION SYSTEM; AND TO RATIFY AN AMENDMENT TO SECTION 16, ARTICLE X, SO AS TO ELIMINATE THE STATE RETIREMENT SYSTEMS INVESTMENT PANEL.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3196 -- Reps. Shoopman, Loftis, Hiott, Owens, Ballentine, Bedingfield, Cato, Hamilton, Hinson, Leach, Littlejohn, Mahaffey, Mulvaney, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rice, G.R. Smith, J.R. Smith, Taylor, Young, Cotty, Haley, Crawford, Gambrell, Lowe, Bowen, Harvin, Bingham, Toole, Gullick, Moss, Kirsh, Duncan, Harrell, Brantley, Spires, Chalk, Walker, Barfield, Miller, Mitchell and Harrison: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-2953, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO VIDEOTAPING THE CONDUCT OF A PERSON SUSPECTED OF DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE AT THE INCIDENT AND BREATH TEST SITE, TO PROVIDE THAT MIRANDA RIGHTS NEED NOT BE READ AT THE BREATH TEST SITE IF READ AT THE INCIDENT SITE, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE FAILURE TO CAPTURE ANY PORTION OF THE CONDUCT REQUIRED BY THIS SECTION TO BE VIDEOTAPED IS NOT GROUNDS TO DISMISS A CHARGE OR SUPPRESS THE VIDEOTAPE IF THE COURT DETERMINES THAT THE ARRESTING OFFICER MADE A GOOD FAITH ATTEMPT TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF THIS SECTION AND THE FAILURE TO CAPTURE WAS THE RESULT OF THE SUBJECT'S ACTIONS OR THE INADVERTENT ACTIONS OF THE ARRESTING OFFICER.
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

H. 3197 -- Reps. Herbkersman and Talley: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 7-1-20, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS USED IN SOUTH CAROLINA ELECTION LAW, SO AS TO DELETE THE DEFINITION "CLUB DISTRICT"; TO AMEND SECTION 7-5-460, RELATING TO CUSTODY OF BOOKS AND THEIR RETURN AFTER AN ELECTION, SO AS TO DELETE A REFERENCE TO A "CLUB" AS AN ENTITY TO WHOM THE BOOKS ARE RESPONSIBLE; TO AMEND SECTIONS 7-9-20, 7-9-30, AS AMENDED, 7-9-40, 7-9-50, AS AMENDED, 7-9-60, AND 7-9-70, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO CLUBS IN PARTY ORGANIZATIONS, SO AS TO DELETE REFERENCES TO PARTY CLUBS WHICH CLARIFIES THE ORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONS WITH ELECTION PRECINCTS; TO PROVIDE THAT ALL ELECTED PRECINCT COMMITTEEMEN MAY VOTE ON QUESTIONS BEFORE THE COUNTY COMMITTEE, TO PROVIDE THAT THE CHAIRMAN MAY VOTE IN THE CASE OF A TIE, AND TO PROVIDE THAT AN ELECTED OFFICER OF THE COUNTY COMMITTEE WHO IS NOT A PRECINCT COMMITTEEMAN MAY VOTE DE FACTO, AND TO CLARIFY THE ELECTION PRECINCTS ORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIP; AND TO AMEND SECTION 7-13-170, RELATING TO THE PROCEDURE WHEN A MANAGER FAILS TO ATTEND THE PLACE WHICH HAS BEEN SCHEDULED FOR HOLDING A POLL, SO AS TO DELETE THE TERM "CLUB" FROM THE QUALIFYING MEMBER TO BECOME A MANAGER IN THE PLACE OF ABSENT MANAGERS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Point of Order

H. 3198 -- Rep. White: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 3 TO CHAPTER 35, TITLE 44, ENACTING THE "CANCER DRUG DONATION PROGRAM ACT" SO AS TO ESTABLISH THIS PROGRAM IN THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL FOR THE DONATION OF CANCER DRUGS TO CERTAIN PATIENTS WHO DO NOT QUALIFY FOR MEDICAID OR ANY STATE FUNDED PRESCRIPTION DRUG PROGRAM; TO ESTABLISH CERTAIN RESTRICTIONS ON DRUGS AND SUPPLIES THAT MAY BE DONATED TO THE PROGRAM; TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT TO ESTABLISH PATIENT ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA, STANDARDS AND PROCEDURES FOR ACCEPTING, STORING, DISTRIBUTING, AND DISPENSING DONATED DRUGS, AND HANDLING FEES; TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT TO ESTABLISH A PROGRAM PARTICIPANT REGISTRY; AND TO ESTABLISH IMMUNITY FROM CIVIL AND CRIMINAL LIABILITY AND FROM PROFESSIONAL DISCIPLINARY ACTION; AND TO DESIGNATE SECTIONS 44-35-5 THROUGH 44-35-100 AS ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 35, TITLE 44 ENTITLED "SOUTH CAROLINA CENTRAL CANCER REGISTRY".
Introduced and Committed

H. 3199 -- Reps. G.M. Smith, Hagood, Cotty and Weeks: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, SO AS TO ENACT THE "ATM SAFETY ACT" BY AMENDING SECTION 16-11-380, RELATING TO ENTERING A BANK, DEPOSITORY, OR BUILDING AND LOAN ASSOCIATION WITH INTENT TO STEAL, SO AS TO INCLUDE AND CREATE VARIOUS ATM OFFENSES AND TO ESTABLISH PENALTIES FOR EACH OFFENSE; AND BY AMENDING SECTION 17-25-45, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO LIFE SENTENCES FOR CERTAIN MOST SERIOUS AND SERIOUS OFFENSES, SO AS TO ADD THE ATM OFFENSE TO THE LIST OF SERIOUS OFFENSES.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Senate Amendments Amended
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Message to Senate
Message from Senate
Message from Senate
Message from Senate
Message from Senate
Conference Committee
Report of Conference Committee
Adopted
Ratified

H. 3200 -- Reps. Talley, W.D. Smith and Mitchell: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 31-10-170 SO AS TO PROVIDE A PROPERTY TAX CREDIT OR AN INCOME TAX CREDIT FOR REDEVELOPMENT EXPENSES INCURRED IN CONNECTION WITH A REDEVELOPMENT PROJECT AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE DURATION OF THESE CREDITS; AND TO AMEND SECTION 31-10-20, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS FOR PURPOSES OF THE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT LAW, SO AS TO DEFINE THE TERMS "LOCAL TAXING ENTITY", "LOCAL TAXING ENTITY RATIO", AND "REDEVELOPMENT EXPENSES".
Introduced and Committed

H. 3201 -- Reps. Scarborough and Limehouse: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 16-19-40, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO UNLAWFUL GAMES AND BETTING, SO AS TO CREATE AN EXCEPTION FOR CERTAIN POKER CARD GAMES ENGAGED IN FOR THE SOLE PURPOSE OF RECREATIONAL ACTIVITY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3202 -- Reps. White, Umphlett, Agnew, Gambrell, E.H. Pitts, Cotty, M.A. Pitts, Bedingfield, Frye, Toole and Loftis: A BILL 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 HUNTING, TRAPPING, AND FISHING, AND THE TAKING OF WILD ANIMALS, BIRDS, AND FISH ARE A VALUED PART OF OUR HERITAGE AND SHALL BE FOREVER PRESERVED FOR THE PEOPLE; TO PROVIDE THAT FISH AND WILDLIFE SHALL BE MANAGED BY LAWS AND REGULATIONS THAT PROVIDE PERSONS WITH THE CONTINUED OPPORTUNITY TO TAKE, BY TRADITIONAL MEANS AND METHODS, SPECIES TRADITIONALLY PURSUED BY HUNTERS, ANGLERS, AND TRAPPERS; TO PROVIDE THAT ANY PERSON WHO IS LICENSED TO HUNT, FISH, OR TRAP AND WHO IS ADVERSELY AFFECTED BY A FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH THIS SECTION SHALL HAVE A PRIVATE CAUSE OF ACTION TO ENFORCE THIS SECTION; AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE RIGHT OF THE PEOPLE TO HUNT, FISH, TRAP, AND HARVEST GAME SHALL BE SUBJECT ONLY TO SUCH REGULATIONS AND RESTRICTIONS AS THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY MAY PRESCRIBE BY GENERAL LAW.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3203 -- Rep. Harrell: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO PROVIDE THAT PURSUANT TO RULE 10.1 OF THE RULES OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, CERTAIN MEMBERS OF THE STAFF OF THE GOVERNOR BY SPECIAL LEAVE OF THE HOUSE MAY BE ADMITTED IN THE OUTER DOORS OF THE CHAMBER AND ARE GRANTED THE PRIVILEGE OF THE HOUSE FLOOR DURING THE 2007 SESSION OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3204 -- Reps. Scott, Cotty, Brady and Howard: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND BLYTHEWOOD HIGH SCHOOL HEAD COACH JEFF SCOTT FOR LEADING HIS FIRST-YEAR VARSITY FOOTBALL TEAM TO THE CLASS AAA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3205 -- Reps. Harrell, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Frye, Funderburk, Govan, Gambrell, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hinson, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kelly, Kennedy, Kirsh, Knight, Leach, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Loftis, Lowe, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Mitchell, Moody-Lawrence, Moss, Mulvaney, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rice, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sellers, Shoopman, Simrill, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Spires, Stavrinakis, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Umphlett, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Williams, Witherspoon and Young: 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 17, 2007, IN THE CHAMBER OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3206 -- Rep. Hosey: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION NAME THE BRIDGE THAT CROSSES KING CREEK ALONG SOUTH CAROLINA HIGHWAY 3 IN ALLENDALE COUNTY "HERSELL N. MCINTOSH BRIDGE" AND ERECT APPROPRIATE MARKERS OR SIGNS AT THIS BRIDGE THAT CONTAIN THE WORDS "HERSELL N. MCINTOSH BRIDGE".
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Adopted

H. 3207 -- Rep. Hosey: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION NAME THE BRIDGE THAT CROSSES GAUL CREEK ALONG SOUTH CAROLINA HIGHWAY 3 IN ALLENDALE COUNTY "CLEMENT O. MCINTOSH, SR. BRIDGE" AND ERECT APPROPRIATE MARKERS OR SIGNS AT THIS BRIDGE THAT CONTAIN THE WORDS "CLEMENT O. MCINTOSH, SR. BRIDGE".
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3208 -- Reps. Miller and Anderson: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND MR. JESSE TULLOS OF GEORGETOWN FOR NEARLY FOUR DECADES OF DEDICATED SERVICE IN THE FIELD OF JOURNALISM UPON HIS RETIREMENT AND WISH FOR HIM MANY YEARS OF HEALTH AND HAPPINESS IN HIS FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3209 -- Rep. Cobb-Hunter: A BILL TO AMEND ACT 456 OF 2006, RELATING TO THE CREATION, MEMBERS, AND DUTIES OF THE CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE TASK FORCE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE TASK FORCE SHALL SUBMIT ITS REPORT BEFORE APRIL 1, 2007.
Introduced
2nd Reading
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H. 3210 -- Reps. Sandifer and Whitmire: A BILL TO AUTHORIZE THE GOVERNING BODY OF OCONEE COUNTY TO PROVIDE FOR A HOMESTEAD PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTION SUFFICIENT TO EQUAL ONE HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS, INCLUDING THE STATEWIDE HOMESTEAD PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTION AMOUNT, OF THE FAIR MARKET VALUE OF THE DWELLING PLACE OF A PERSON WHO HAS BEEN A RESIDENT OF THIS STATE FOR AT LEAST ONE YEAR AND HAS REACHED THE AGE OF SIXTY-FIVE, A PERSON WHO IS CLASSIFIED AS TOTALLY AND PERMANENTLY DISABLED, OR A PERSON WHO IS LEGALLY BLIND, AND TO MAKE THE ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS OF THE STATEWIDE HOMESTEAD EXEMPTION APPLY MUTATIS MUTANDIS TO THE PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTION ADOPTED BY THE GOVERNING BODY.
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H. 3211 -- Reps. Harrell and Cotty: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 9-11-29 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT BEGINNING JULY 1, 2007, EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES PERSONNEL EMPLOYED SHALL PARTICIPATE IN THE SOUTH CAROLINA POLICE OFFICERS RETIREMENT SYSTEM AND TO PROVIDE DEFINITIONS APPLICABLE TO EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES PERSONNEL.
Introduced and Committed
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H. 3212 -- Reps. Delleney, M.A. Pitts, Haley, Crawford, Chellis, G.R. Smith, Owens, Rice, Weeks, Viers, Simrill, Bedingfield, Vick, Duncan, Mulvaney, Stavrinakis, Clemmons and Young: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 23-31-215, AS AMENDED, 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. 3213 -- Reps. Delleney, W.D. Smith and F.N. Smith: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO FIX 12:00 NOON ON WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 2007, AS THE TIME TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE COURT OF APPEALS, SEAT 3, WHOSE TERM EXPIRES JUNE 30, 2007; TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE COURT OF APPEALS, SEAT 4, WHOSE TERM EXPIRES JUNE 30, 2007; TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR THE FIFTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, SEAT 1, WHOSE TERM EXPIRES JUNE 30, 2007; TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR THE SEVENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, SEAT 1, WHOSE TERM EXPIRES JUNE 30, 2007; TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR THE NINTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, SEAT 1, WHOSE TERM EXPIRES JUNE 30, 2007; TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, SEAT 1, WHOSE TERM EXPIRES JUNE 30, 2007; TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE FAMILY COURT FOR THE FIRST JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, SEAT 1, WHOSE TERM EXPIRES JUNE 30, 2007; TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE FAMILY COURT FOR THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, SEAT 2, WHOSE TERM EXPIRES JUNE 30, 2007; TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE FAMILY COURT FOR THE THIRD JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, SEAT 2, WHOSE TERM EXPIRES JUNE 30, 2007; TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE FAMILY COURT FOR THE THIRD JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, SEAT 3, WHOSE TERM EXPIRES JUNE 30, 2007; TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE FAMILY COURT FOR THE FOURTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, SEAT 2, WHOSE TERM EXPIRES JUNE 30, 2007; TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE FAMILY COURT FOR THE FIFTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, SEAT 2, WHOSE TERM EXPIRES JUNE 30, 2007; TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE FAMILY COURT FOR THE FIFTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, SEAT 3, WHOSE TERM EXPIRES JUNE 30, 2007; 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; TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE FAMILY COURT FOR THE SEVENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, SEAT 1, WHOSE TERM EXPIRES JUNE 30, 2007; TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE FAMILY COURT FOR THE SEVENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, SEAT 2, WHOSE TERM EXPIRES JUNE 30, 2007; TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE FAMILY COURT FOR THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, SEAT 1, WHOSE TERM EXPIRES JUNE 30, 2007; TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE FAMILY COURT FOR THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, SEAT 3, WHOSE TERM EXPIRES JUNE 30, 2007; TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE FAMILY COURT FOR THE NINTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, SEAT 2, WHOSE TERM EXPIRES JUNE 30, 2007; TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE FAMILY COURT FOR THE NINTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, SEAT 4, WHOSE TERM EXPIRES JUNE 30, 2007; TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE FAMILY COURT FOR THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, SEAT 1, WHOSE TERM EXPIRES JUNE 30, 2007; TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE FAMILY COURT FOR THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, SEAT 3, WHOSE TERM EXPIRES JUNE 30, 2007; TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE FAMILY COURT FOR THE ELEVENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, SEAT 2, WHOSE TERM EXPIRES JUNE 30, 2007; TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE FAMILY COURT FOR THE ELEVENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, SEAT 3, WHOSE TERM EXPIRES JUNE 30, 2007; TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE FAMILY COURT FOR THE TWELFTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, SEAT 1, WHOSE TERM EXPIRES JUNE 30, 2007; TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE FAMILY COURT FOR THE TWELFTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, SEAT 2, WHOSE TERM EXPIRES JUNE 30, 2007; TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE FAMILY COURT FOR THE THIRTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, SEAT 2, WHOSE TERM EXPIRES JUNE 30, 2007; TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE FAMILY COURT FOR THE FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, SEAT 1, WHOSE TERM EXPIRES JUNE 30, 2007; TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE FAMILY COURT FOR THE FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, SEAT 3, WHOSE TERM EXPIRES JUNE 30, 2007; TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE FAMILY COURT FOR THE FIFTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, SEAT 1, WHOSE TERM EXPIRES JUNE 30, 2007; TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE FAMILY COURT FOR THE SIXTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, SEAT 2, WHOSE TERM EXPIRES JUNE 30, 2007; AND TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE ADMINISTRATIVE LAW COURT, SEAT 2, WHOSE TERM EXPIRES JUNE 30, 2007.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3214 -- Rep. Witherspoon: 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. 3215 -- Rep. Davenport: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 9 TO CHAPTER 41, TITLE 44 TO ENACT THE "BORN ALIVE INFANT PROTECTION ACT" SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT ANY INFANT WHO SURVIVES AN ABORTION RESULTING IN HIS OR HER LIVE BIRTH MUST BE GIVEN REASONABLE AND IMMEDIATE MEDICAL CARE, TO PROVIDE THAT BEFORE AN ABORTION MAY BE PERFORMED ON A WOMAN WHOSE UNBORN CHILD IS VIABLE, THE PHYSICIAN MUST CERTIFY THAT THE ABORTION IS NECESSARY TO PRESERVE THE LIFE OR HEALTH OF THE WOMAN AND THAT THE ABORTION METHOD TO BE USED MUST BE THE METHOD MOST LIKELY TO PRESERVE THE LIFE AND HEALTH OF THE UNBORN CHILD AND TO PROVIDE AN EXCEPTION, TO PROVIDE THAT WHEN PERFORMING AN ABORTION OF A VIABLE UNBORN CHILD A PHYSICIAN, OTHER THAN THE PHYSICIAN PERFORMING THE ABORTION, MUST BE PRESENT AND MUST PROVIDE IMMEDIATE MEDICAL CARE TO THE INFANT AT BIRTH, AND TO PROVIDE EXCEPTIONS TO THIS ARTICLE IN THE CASE OF A MEDICAL EMERGENCY THAT THREATENS THE LIFE OR PERMANENT PHYSICAL HEALTH OF THE WOMEN.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3216 -- Reps. Witherspoon, Mulvaney, Funderburk, Gullick, Vick and Toole: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 6, TITLE 12, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA INCOME TAX ACT INCLUDING INCOME TAX CREDITS, BY ADDING SECTION 12-6-3625 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT SUBJECT TO SPECIFIED REQUIREMENTS AND LIMITATIONS A TAXPAYER THAT HARVESTS TIMBER, OR ALLOWS OTHERS TO HARVEST TIMBER, FROM ITS LAND LOCATED IN SOUTH CAROLINA, MAY CLAIM A CREDIT AGAINST ITS STATE INCOME TAXES EQUAL TO FIVE HUNDRED DOLLARS PER ACRE FOR MAINTAINING AN ENHANCED RIPARIAN BUFFER ALONG STREAMS AND RIVERS ADJOINING THE TIMBER HARVEST.
Introduced and Committed
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H. 3217 -- Reps. Harrison, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hinson, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kelly, Kennedy, Kirsh, Knight, Leach, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Loftis, Lowe, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Mitchell, Moody-Lawrence, Moss, Mulvaney, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rice, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sellers, Shoopman, Simrill, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Spires, Stavrinakis, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Umphlett, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Williams, Witherspoon and Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND TRACEY C. GREEN, FORMER CHIEF COUNSEL TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE JUDICIARY COMMITTEE, FOR HIS MERITORIOUS 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. 3218 -- Reps. Harrison, G. Brown, Thompson and Mack: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 61-4-10, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE DEFINITION OF BEERS, ALES, PORTERS, AND WINES THAT ARE CONSIDERED NONALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES, SO AS TO INCREASE THE PERCENT OF ALCOHOL BY WEIGHT IN BEERS, ALES, PORTERS, AND SIMILAR MALT BEVERAGES FOR SPECIFIC SIZED CONTAINERS THAT ARE CONSIDERED NONALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES; AND TO AMEND SECTION 61-4-1115, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO AGREEMENTS BETWEEN IMPORTERS AND FOREIGN BREWERS OF BEER WHICH ARE BINDING ON SUCCESSOR IMPORTERS, SO AS TO REVISE THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION SO THAT THE PROVISIONS ALSO APPLY TO DOMESTIC BRANDS OF BEER AND TO STIPULATE THAT WHEN A PRODUCER OR PRIMARY AMERICAN SOURCE OF SUPPLY TRANSFERS, CONVEYS, OR ASSIGNS A BRAND OF BEER TO ANOTHER PRODUCER OR PRIMARY AMERICAN SOURCE OF SUPPLY, THE ASSIGNMENT OF TERRITORY OF THAT BRAND TO A WHOLESALER, AS REQUIRED BY LAW, IS BINDING ON THE SUCCESSOR PRODUCER OR PRIMARY AMERICAN SOURCE OF SUPPLY.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 3219 -- Reps. Harrison, Cotty and McLeod: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 1-23-600, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO ADMINISTRATIVE LAW COURT HEARINGS AND PROCEEDINGS, SO AS TO DELETE THE EXCEPTION PROVIDING THAT CONTESTED CASES ARISING UNDER THE OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH ACT ARE NOT TO BE HEARD BY AN ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGE; TO AMEND SECTION 41-15-310, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING AND REGULATION HEARING OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY CONTESTED CASES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PARTY AGGRIEVED BY A CITATION, PENALTY, OR ABATEMENT ISSUED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING AND REGULATION, DIVISION OF LABOR MAY REQUEST A CONTESTED CASE HEARING BEFORE THE ADMINISTRATIVE LAW COURT IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURES ACT AND TO PROVIDE PROCEDURES FOR APPEARING IN AND APPEALING SUCH CASES; AND TO REPEAL ARTICLE 6, CHAPTER 15, TITLE 41, RELATING TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY REVIEW BOARD.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3220 -- Rep. Talley: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR TO THE STUDENTS AND SCHOOL OFFICIALS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF AND THE BLIND, AT A DATE AND TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF RECOGNIZING THEM FOR A DEMONSTRATION OF THEIR UNIQUE ACCOMPLISHMENTS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3221 -- Rep. Allen: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO HONOR AND CONGRATULATE AMBERLY DANIELLE NESBITT OF GREENVILLE COUNTY ON HER MOST IMPRESSIVE ACCOMPLISHMENTS AS A SPRINTER FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA WOMEN'S TRACK TEAM AND TO COMMEND HER FOR HER ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3222 -- Reps. Pinson, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Frye, Funderburk, Govan, Gambrell, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hinson, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kelly, Kennedy, Kirsh, Knight, Leach, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Loftis, Lowe, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Mitchell, Moody-Lawrence, Moss, Mulvaney, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rice, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sellers, Shoopman, Simrill, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Spires, Stavrinakis, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Umphlett, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Williams, Witherspoon and Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR THE MEMBERS OF THE 218TH HEAVY SEPARATE BRIGADE, THE LARGEST OF THE MAJOR SUBORDINATE COMMANDS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA NATIONAL GUARD, AND TO WISH THEM WELL IN THEIR YEAR-LONG DEPLOYMENT TO AFGHANISTAN, WHICH BEGINS IN FEBRUARY 2007.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3223 -- Reps. Scarborough, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hinson, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kelly, Kennedy, Kirsh, Knight, Leach, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Loftis, Lowe, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Mitchell, Moody-Lawrence, Moss, Mulvaney, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rice, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scott, Sellers, Shoopman, Simrill, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Spires, Stavrinakis, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Umphlett, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Williams, Witherspoon and Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION RECOGNIZING AND CONGRATULATING THE JAMES ISLAND CHRISTIAN SCHOOL LADY LIONS SOCCER TEAM FOR WINNING THE 2006 SCISA A-AA STATE SOCCER CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3224 -- Reps. Miller, Anderson and Scarborough: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 38-75-310, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS AND TERMS PERTAINING TO WIND AND HAIL INSURANCE, SO AS TO AMEND THE TERM "COASTAL AREA" TO INCLUDE ALL AREAS IN COUNTIES BORDERING THE ATLANTIC OCEAN AND TO DELETE THE DEFINITION FOR "SEACOAST AREA"; TO AMEND SECTION 38-75-460, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE AUTHORITY OF THE DIRECTOR OF THE DEPARTMENT OF INSURANCE TO EXPAND AREAS IN WHICH THE SOUTH CAROLINA WIND AND HAIL UNDERWRITING ASSOCIATION MUST PROVIDE ESSENTIAL PROPERTY INSURANCE, SO AS TO MAKE CHANGES REFLECTIVE OF THE NEW DEFINITION OF "COASTAL AREA" AND THE DELETION OF THE TERM "SEACOAST AREA".
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3225 -- Reps. Hart, Rutherford and Sellers: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 17-15-170, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO FORFEITURE OF BOND AND RECOGNIZANCE PROCEEDINGS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE STATE IS ENTITLED TO ESTREAT THE BOND OR RECOGNIZANCE ONE HUNDRED EIGHTY DAYS AFTER THE PERSON'S FAILURE TO APPEAR IN COURT AS REQUIRED BY LAW.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3226 -- Reps. Clemmons, Mulvaney, Moss, Bedingfield and Lowe: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 8-13-740, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO REPRESENTATION OF A PERSON BY A PUBLIC OFFICIAL BEFORE A GOVERNMENTAL BODY, SO AS TO REQUIRE A STATE, COUNTY, AND MUNICIPAL PUBLIC OFFICIAL INVOLVED IN A CONFLICT OF INTEREST TO COMPLY WITH RECUSAL REQUIREMENTS, TO ALLOW A PUBLIC OFFICIAL TO REMAIN IN OFFICE IF THE RECUSAL REQUIREMENTS ARE MET, TO PROHIBIT A GOVERNMENTAL BODY FROM REMOVING OR DISALLOWING A PERSON TO SERVE IN OFFICE OR EMPLOYMENT BASED ON RACE, COLOR, NATIONAL ORIGIN, RELIGION, SEX, DISABILITY, OR OCCUPATION, AND TO DELETE THE REQUIREMENT PROHIBITING AN INDIVIDUAL OR BUSINESS WITH WHOM A PUBLIC OFFICIAL IS ASSOCIATED FROM REPRESENTING A PERSON BEFORE A LOCAL GOVERNMENT ENTITY FOR WHICH THE PUBLIC OFFICIAL IS A MEMBER.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
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. 3227 -- Rep. J.E. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 16-3-1040, 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. 3228 -- Rep. J.E. Smith: 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. 3229 -- Rep. Scarborough: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-121-90 SO AS TO AUTHORIZE PRAYER AT THE CITADEL.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3230 -- Rep. Scarborough: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 7-11-13 SO AS TO PROHIBIT A PERSON FROM ACCEPTING MORE THAN ONE NOMINATION FOR THE SAME OFFICE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3231 -- Reps. Scarborough, Mulvaney and Gullick: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 15-1-340 SO AS TO PROVIDE THE OWNER OF REAL PROPERTY IS NOT LIABLE IN A CIVIL ACTION FOR ACTS OR OMISSIONS CAUSING INJURY TO A PERSON WHO TRESPASSES ON HIS PROPERTY TO COMMIT A CRIME OR WHEN REASONABLE FORCE IS USED TO REMOVE A PERSON WHO IS TRESPASSING ON HIS PROPERTY.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3232 -- Reps. Breeland, Mack, Anderson, R. Brown, Clyburn, Hart, Hosey, Howard, Jefferson, Scott and Williams: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-3-7750, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF FRATERNITY AND SORORITY SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT FEES COLLECTED PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION MAY BE USED FOR ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIPS, OR TO FUND PROGRAMS THAT SEND BOYS AND GIRLS WHO ARE AT LEAST EIGHT YEARS OLD AND NOT MORE THAN SIXTEEN YEARS OLD TO SUMMER CAMP, OR BOTH; TO AMEND SECTION 56-3-1240, RELATING TO THE DISPLAY OF MOTOR VEHICLE LICENSE PLATES, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE DISPLAY OF LICENSE PLATES ON CERTAIN COMMERCIAL MOTOR VEHICLES; AND TO AMEND SECTION 56-3-8100, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE PRODUCTION AND DISTRIBUTION OF SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT CERTAIN PROVISIONS CONTAINED IN THIS SECTION DO NOT APPLY TO THE PRODUCTION AND DISTRIBUTION OF KOREAN WAR SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Senate Amendments Amended
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Message from Senate
Ratified

H. 3233 -- Reps. Scarborough and Umphlett: 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, TO ELIMINATE UNNECESSARY LANGUAGE, MAKE TECHNICAL CHANGES, AND TO PROVIDE EFFECTIVE BEGINNING THREE YEARS AFTER THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS ACT ADDITIONAL ENFORCEMENT PROVISIONS INCLUDING SUSPENSION OF TITLE AND A REINSTATEMENT FEE OF FIVE HUNDRED DOLLARS, TO PROVIDE THAT USED WATERCRAFT AND USED OUTBOARD MOTORS OBTAINED FROM A LICENSED DEALER ON OR AFTER OCTOBER 3, 2000, ARE FREE OF THE LIEN FOR THE PAYMENT OF PROPERTY TAXES FOR PROPERTY TAX YEARS BEFORE 2000, TO PROVIDE THAT NO REFUNDS OF PROPERTY TAXES ON WATERCRAFT AND OUTBOARD MOTORS ARE PAYABLE FOR PROPERTY TAX YEARS BEFORE 2000 PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF THIS ACT; TO REPEAL ACT 451 OF 2002 RELATING TO TRANSFER OF TITLES TO WATERCRAFT IN LEXINGTON COUNTY; AND TO AMEND SECTION 50-23-60, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE TITLING OF WATERCRAFT AND OUTBOARD MOTORS, SO AS TO REQUIRE ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ON TITLE APPLICATIONS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Senate Amendments Amended
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Point of Order
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Ratified

H. 3234 -- Rep. J.E. Smith: 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

H. 3235 -- Rep. J.E. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 15-78-30, 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. 3236 -- 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. 3237 -- Rep. Clemmons: A HOUSE RESOLUTION RECOGNIZING AND CONGRATULATING MEGAN RADVANSKY, OF MYRTLE BEACH, ON BEING CROWNED MISS SUN FUN 2007 AND WISHING HER MUCH SUCCESS IN HER REIGN AND IN ALL HER FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3238 -- Reps. Haskins, Bannister, Bedingfield and G.R. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING CHAPTER 154 TO TITLE 59 SO AS TO REQUIRE ESTABLISHMENT OF INTERNET USE POLICIES FOR SOUTH CAROLINA PUBLIC SCHOOLS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3239 -- Reps. Funderburk, Cato and Mahaffey: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO AUTHORIZE THE SOUTH CAROLINA EMPLOYMENT SECURITY COMMISSION TO EXPEND UP TO FIVE HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS OF THE FUNDS MADE AVAILABLE TO THE STATE UNDER SECTION 903 OF THE SOCIAL SECURITY ACT, AS AMENDED, FOR THE PURPOSE OF ACQUIRING LAND ON WHICH TO ERECT A BUILDING FOR USE BY THE SOUTH CAROLINA EMPLOYMENT SECURITY COMMISSION IN SPARTANBURG COUNTY.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Message to Senate
Message from Senate
Ratified
Veto Message
Veto Overridden

H. 3240 -- Reps. Scarborough, Crawford, M.A. Pitts, Lowe, Alexander, Kelly, Bannister, Simrill and Harrell: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-63-95 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A SCHOOL MAY NOT DENY A STUDENT ACCESS TO PROGRAMS BECAUSE THE STUDENT'S PARENT HAS REFUSED TO PLACE THE STUDENT ON A PSYCHOTROPIC MEDICATION, TO PROHIBIT A TEACHER OR SCHOOL DISTRICT PERSONNEL FROM REQUIRING A STUDENT TO TAKE MEDICATION, TO PROVIDE THAT A PARENT MAY REFUSE PSYCHOLOGICAL SCREENING OF THE STUDENT, AND TO DEFINE "PSYCHOTROPIC MEDICATION".
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3241 -- Rep. Viers: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 38-3-102 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DIRECTOR OF THE DEPARTMENT OF INSURANCE MUST BE ELECTED TO OFFICE BY THE QUALIFIED ELECTORS OF THE STATE IN THE GENERAL ELECTION, AND PROVIDE FOR THE DIRECTOR'S TERM OF OFFICE, QUALIFICATIONS, VACANCIES, AND RELATED MATTERS; TO AMEND SECTION 1-30-10, RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENTS OF STATE GOVERNMENT, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE GOVERNING AUTHORITY OF THE DEPARTMENT OF INSURANCE IS THE DIRECTOR OF THE DEPARTMENT OF INSURANCE ELECTED TO OFFICE UNDER THE LAWS OF THIS STATE; TO AMEND SECTION 38-1-20, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS UNDER THE INSURANCE LAWS OF THIS STATE, SO AS TO MAKE CERTAIN CHANGES TO THE DEFINITION OF "DIRECTOR" OF THE DEPARTMENT OF INSURANCE; TO AMEND SECTION 38-3-10, RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF INSURANCE, SO AS TO DELETE CERTAIN PROVISIONS RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT'S DIRECTOR, PROVIDE THAT THE DIRECTOR IS ELECTED RATHER THAN APPOINTED, AND MAKE CHANGES IN THE PROVISIONS CONCERNING THE REMOVAL OF THE DIRECTOR; TO AMEND SECTION 38-3-100, RELATING TO THE DIRECTOR OF THE DEPARTMENT OF INSURANCE, SO AS TO, AMONG OTHER CHANGES, DELETE THE REQUIREMENT THAT, IF THE DIRECTOR BECOMES A CANDIDATE FOR PUBLIC OFFICE OR BECOMES A MEMBER OF A POLITICAL COMMITTEE DURING TENURE, HIS OFFICE MUST BE IMMEDIATELY VACATED; AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE ELECTION OF THE DIRECTOR OF THE DEPARTMENT OF INSURANCE BEGINS WITH THE 2010 STATEWIDE ELECTION PROCESS AND THAT THE DIRECTOR SERVING ON THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS ACT SHALL CONTINUE TO SERVE UNTIL HIS SUCCESSOR IS ELECTED AND QUALIFIES FOR OFFICE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3242 -- Rep. Sandifer: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND MRS. ANNE CRENSHAW DODD, OCONEE COUNTY TREASURER, FOR HER OUTSTANDING SERVICE UPON THE OCCASION OF HER RETIREMENT AND TO WISH FOR HER MUCH SUCCESS AND HAPPINESS IN ALL HER FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3243 -- Reps. E.H. Pitts and Haley: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE THE STUDENTS, TEACHERS, ADMINISTRATORS, AND STAFF OF LEXINGTON HIGH SCHOOL IN LEXINGTON, SOUTH CAROLINA, ON THEIR SCHOOL'S RECOGNITION AS A NATIONAL BLUE RIBBON SCHOOL FOR 2006.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3244 -- Reps. J.E. Smith and Gullick: 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
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3245 -- Ethics Committee: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 8-13-540, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO ETHICS COMMITTEE INVESTIGATIONS AND HEARINGS, SO AS TO DELETE THE REQUIREMENT THAT INVESTIGATIONS AND RECORDS RELATING TO A PRELIMINARY INVESTIGATION ARE CONFIDENTIAL, TO ALLOW PUBLIC RELEASE OF INVESTIGATIONS AND RECORDS IF A RESPONDENT REQUESTS THEIR RELEASE OR THE COMMITTEE RENDERS A PUBLIC OPINION, AND TO CREATE A PENALTY FOR WILFUL RELEASE OF CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION; TO AMEND SECTIONS 8-13-710 AND 8-13-1120, BOTH AS AMENDED, BOTH RELATING TO CONTENTS OF A STATEMENT OF ECONOMIC INTERESTS, SO AS TO REQUIRE DISCLOSURE OF ANYTHING OF VALUE WORTH A SPECIFIED AMOUNT GIVEN UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES; TO AMEND SECTION 8-13-1302, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO CAMPAIGN RECORDS, SO AS TO DELETE THE REQUIREMENT THAT A CANDIDATE DISCLOSE THE OCCUPATION OF A DONOR; TO AMEND SECTION 8-13-1320, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO CONTRIBUTIONS MADE AFTER A PRIMARY, SPECIAL, OR GENERAL ELECTION, SO AS TO ALLOW A DONOR TO DESIGNATE THAT A CONTRIBUTION APPLY TO THE NEXT ELECTION; AND TO AMEND SECTION 8-13-1510, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PENALTIES, SO AS TO ALLOW THE APPROPRIATE SUPERVISORY AUTHORITY TO WAIVE THE CIVIL PENALTY IN ITS DISCRETION.
Introduced
Recommitted
Debate Adjourned
Other proceedings
Point of Order

H. 3246 -- Reps. G.M. Smith and Cotty: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 24-27-135 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A COURT MAY DISMISS WITH PREJUDICE A CIVIL ACTION PERTAINING TO A PRISONER'S INCARCERATION OR APPREHENSION AS FRIVOLOUS UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE COURT'S ORDER OF DISMISSAL MUST CONTAIN A FINDING THAT THE ACTION WAS FRIVOLOUS; AND TO AMEND SECTION 24-27-300, RELATING TO THE OFFENSE OF CONTEMPT OF COURT, SO AS TO DELETE THE SENTENCE THAT A PERSON MAY RECEIVE WHEN HELD IN CONTEMPT OF COURT, AND TO LIMIT THE NUMBER OF CIVIL ACTIONS A PRISONER MAY FILE WHICH RELATES TO HIS INCARCERATION OR APPREHENSION.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3247 -- Reps. Scott and Harrison: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, SO AS TO ENACT THE "SOUTH CAROLINA GANG PREVENTION ACT OF 2007".
Introduced and Committed

H. 3248 -- Rep. Scarborough: 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, 2007, 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. 3249 -- Reps. Scarborough, Umphlett and McLeod: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 1-23-110, 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 PROVIDE NOTICE TO ALL MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY WHEN REGULATIONS ARE SUBMITTED FOR REVIEW, DELETING THE PROVISIONS ESTABLISHING AUTOMATIC APPROVAL OF REGULATIONS AFTER ONE HUNDRED TWENTY DAYS, 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 PROVIDING EXPEDITED PROCEDURES FOR SUBMITTING THE SAME REGULATION FOR LEGISLATIVE REVIEW IN THE NEXT SESSION; TO AMEND SECTION 1-23-125, RELATING TO THE APPROVAL, DISAPPROVAL, AND MODIFICATION OF REGULATIONS, SO AS TO DELETE PROVISIONS PROVIDED FOR ELSEWHERE IN THE ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURES ACT, TO DELETE PROVISIONS RELATING TO THE ONE-HUNDRED-TWENTY-DAY AUTOMATIC APPROVAL PROCEDURES, AND TO AUTHORIZE, RATHER THAN PROHIBIT, AN AGENCY TO WITHDRAW REGULATIONS UNDER GENERAL ASSEMBLY REVIEW ANYTIME AND TO PROVIDE EXPEDITED PROCEDURES FOR RESUBMISSION OF SUCH WITHDRAWN REGULATIONS; AND TO AMEND SECTION 1-23-270, RELATING TO SMALL BUSINESS REGULATORY FLEXIBILITY, SO AS TO RESTATE THE FIVE-YEAR AGENCY REVIEW REQUIREMENT.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Amended
Senate Amendments Amended
Proposed Amendment
Proposed Amendment
Request for Debate
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
Ratified

H. 3250 -- Rep. Scarborough: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 16-17-500, AS AMENDED, 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. 3251 -- Reps. Walker, Davenport, Littlejohn, Mahaffey, Mitchell, Kelly, W.D. Smith and Talley: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION NAME THE PORTION OF SOUTH CAROLINA HIGHWAY 221 IN SPARTANBURG COUNTY FROM ITS INTERSECTION WITH MANNING STREET TO ITS INTERSECTION WITH THOMPSON STREET "LIEUTENANT COLONEL HOWARD L. PAINTER BOULEVARD, CHESNEE HIGH SCHOOL PRINCIPAL FROM 1957 TO 1980", AND TO ERECT APPROPRIATE SIGNS AT THIS LOCATION THAT CONTAIN THE SAME WORDS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3252 -- Rep. Ceips: A JOINT RESOLUTION EXTENDING FOR THIRTY DAYS THE DEADLINE FOR TIMELY CERTIFICATION OF A FAVORABLE VOTE IN A REFERENDUM ON THE IMPOSITION OF A LOCAL OPTION SALES AND USE TAX HELD AT THE TIME OF THE GENERAL ELECTION OF 2006.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Point of Order
Point of Order

H. 3253 -- Rep. Clyburn: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 56-5-3910 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IT IS UNLAWFUL FOR A DRIVER OR OCCUPANT OF A MOTOR VEHICLE TO SMOKE A TOBACCO PRODUCT WHILE A CHILD OF PRESCHOOL AGE IS ALSO AN OCCUPANT OF THE MOTOR VEHICLE, AND TO PROVIDE A PENALTY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3254 -- Reps. Clyburn, Neilson, Whipper, W.D. Smith, Anderson, Bales, Breeland, R. Brown, Cobb-Hunter, Cooper, Dantzler, Delleney, Harrison, Hayes, Hosey, Howard, Jennings, Limehouse, Mack, Merrill, J.H. Neal, Ott, Owens, Rutherford, Scarborough, Sellers, Umphlett, Viers, Walker and Bedingfield: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-18-1600 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A SCHOOL THAT HAS RECEIVED AN UNSATISFACTORY ABSOLUTE ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE RATING ON ITS MOST RECENT REPORT CARD SHALL OFFER AN ORIENTATION CLASS FOR PARENTS TO FOCUS ON CERTAIN SCHOOL ISSUES, TO PROVIDE FOR WRITTEN NOTIFICATION TO PARENTS OF THE DATE AND TIME OF THE CLASS, AND TO PROVIDE THAT A PARENT OR GUARDIAN OF EACH STUDENT REGISTERED TO ATTEND THE SCHOOL SHALL ATTEND THE ORIENTATION CLASS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Amended
Point of Order
Message to Senate
Message from Senate
Ratified
Veto Message
Veto Overridden

H. 3255 -- Reps. Ceips and Mahaffey: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 23-3-620, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO OFFENDERS BEING REQUIRED TO SUBMIT SAMPLES FOR INCLUSION IN THE DNA DATABASE, SO AS TO REQUIRE SAMPLES UPON LAWFUL CUSTODIAL ARREST FOR A FELONY RATHER THAN FOLLOWING SENTENCING AND AT THE TIME OF INTAKE AT A JAIL OR PRISON, AND TO REQUIRE SAMPLES TO BE PROVIDED BEFORE A PERSON IS RELEASED ON PAROLE, RELEASED FROM CONFINEMENT, OR RELEASED FROM AN AGENCY'S JURISDICTION; TO AMEND SECTION 23-3-630, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PERSONS AUTHORIZED TO TAKE DNA SAMPLES AND THEIR IMMUNITY FROM LIABILITY, SO AS TO DELETE REQUIREMENTS THAT THE PERSONS AUTHORIZED MUST BE CERTAIN TYPES OF HEALTH PROFESSIONALS AND TO PROVIDE THAT ONLY THEY MUST BE APPROPRIATELY TRAINED; TO AMEND SECTION 23-3-650, AS AMENDED, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR COORDINATION BETWEEN SLED AND LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES TO PREVENT COLLECTION AND PROCESSING OF DUPLICATE DNA SAMPLES; AND TO AMEND SECTIONS 23-3-660 AND 23-3-670, BOTH AS AMENDED, RELATING TO EXPUNGEMENTS AND FEES FOR DNA SAMPLES, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR EXPUNGEMENT WHEN CHARGES ARE DISMISSED OR NOLLE PROSSED, TO PROVIDE THAT THE STATE WILL PAY FOR THE COSTS OF COLLECTING AND PROCESSING A DNA SAMPLE, AND TO PROVIDE THAT FEES COLLECTED FROM CONVICTED PERSONS SHALL BE REMITTED TO THE GENERAL FUND OF THE STATE AND CREDITED TO THE STATE LAW ENFORCEMENT DIVISION.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3256 -- Rep. Taylor: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 38-57-160, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO ADVERTISING GIFTS GIVEN BY INSURANCE AGENTS TO INSUREDS AND OTHERS, SO AS TO INCREASE FROM FIVE TO TWENTY-FIVE DOLLARS THE VALUE OF MERCHANDISE OR AN ARTICLE WHICH MAY BE GIVEN.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Ratified

H. 3257 -- Reps. Taylor, Duncan, M.A. Pitts and Hagood: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO ESTABLISH A COMMITTEE TO STUDY A STEP INCREASE COMPENSATION PLAN FOR STATE EMPLOYEES, TO PROVIDE FOR ITS MEMBERSHIP AND DUTIES, AND TO REQUIRE THE COMMITTEE TO MAKE A REPORT OF ITS FINDINGS WITH RECOMMENDATIONS TO THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY AND THE GOVERNOR.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3258 -- Reps. Hiott, Witherspoon, Frye, Duncan, Owens, M.A. Pitts and Rice: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 50-11-310, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE OPEN SEASON FOR TAKING ANTLERED DEER, SO AS TO REVISE THE OPEN SEASON IN GAME ZONE 1 AND THE EQUIPMENT WHICH MAY BE USED DURING CERTAIN PERIODS; TO AMEND SECTION 50-11-430, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO BEAR HUNTING IN GAME ZONE 1, SO AS TO REVISE THE OPEN SEASON FOR TAKING BEAR, THE EQUIPMENT WHICH MAY BE USED DURING CERTAIN PERIODS, AND THE PROCEDURES WHICH MUST BE FOLLOWED WHEN A BEAR IS TAKEN, AND TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR CERTAIN LAWFUL AND UNLAWFUL ACTIVITIES IN REGARD TO BEAR HUNTING.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Amended

H. 3259 -- Reps. Taylor, Duncan and M.A. Pitts: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION NAME THE BRIDGE THAT CROSSES SOUTH RABON CREEK ALONG KNICKERBOCKER ROAD IN LAURENS COUNTY THE "JOSEPH KELLETT'S REVOLUTIONARY WAR BLOCK HOUSE MEMORIAL BRIDGE" AND ERECT APPROPRIATE MARKERS OR SIGNS AT THIS BRIDGE THAT CONTAIN THE WORDS "JOSEPH KELLETT'S REVOLUTIONARY WAR BLOCK HOUSE MEMORIAL BRIDGE".
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3260 -- Reps. Cobb-Hunter and Edge: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO URGE THE MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA DELEGATION TO THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS AND MEMBERS OF SOUTH CAROLINA STATE GOVERNMENT TO WORK TOGETHER TO TIMELY REAUTHORIZE THE STATE CHILDREN HEALTH INSURANCE PROGRAM TO ASSURE FEDERAL FUNDING FOR THE SOUTH CAROLINA STATE CHILDREN HEALTH INSURANCE PROGRAM.
Introduced and Adopted
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3261 -- Reps. Duncan, Edge, Frye, Witherspoon, Bingham, Taylor, Haley, Herbkersman, M.A. Pitts, Toole, Bowen and Crawford: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO PROVIDE THAT THE STATE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD SHALL ENGAGE A QUALIFIED INDEPENDENT AUDITING AND CONSULTING FIRM TO CONDUCT A FINANCIAL AND MANAGEMENT AUDIT OF THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AND ANY OTHER RELATED ENTITIES IT CONSIDERS NECESSARY INCLUDING A REVIEW OF SCHOOL DISTRICT RECORDS IN ORDER TO PERFORM A COMPREHENSIVE ANALYSIS OF THE STATE BUDGETARY PROCESS IN REGARD TO EDUCATION FUNDING AND THE MANNER IN WHICH EDUCATION SERVICES ARE DELIVERED FOR THE PURPOSE OF REDUCING WASTE AND DUPLICATION WITHIN THIS SYSTEM AND MAKING IT AS FISCALLY EFFECTIVE AS POSSIBLE.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3262 -- Reps. Kennedy, Bales, Edge, Neilson, Perry, Duncan, Cobb-Hunter, Clyburn, Barfield, Anderson, Herbkersman, Witherspoon, Vick and J.H. Neal: 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, 2009, 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, 2009, SHALL PROVIDE FOR THE GOVERNANCE, FISCAL AUTHORITY, AND ADMINISTRATIVE AND OPERATIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES FOR A COUNTYWIDE SCHOOL DISTRICT WHERE NO 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, 2009.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor removed
Co-Sponsor removed
Co-Sponsor removed
Co-Sponsor removed

H. 3263 -- Reps. J.R. Smith, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hinson, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kelly, Kennedy, Kirsh, Knight, Leach, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Loftis, Lowe, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Mitchell, Moody-Lawrence, Moss, Mulvaney, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rice, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sellers, Shoopman, Simrill, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, W.D. Smith, Spires, Stavrinakis, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Umphlett, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Williams, Witherspoon and Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND HELEN ANN S. THROWER OF RICHLAND COUNTY FOR HER OUTSTANDING SERVICE TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES AS ASSISTANT CLERK, ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF RESEARCH, AND LEGAL COUNSEL TO THE HOUSE ETHICS COMMITTEE, TO CONGRATULATE HER ON HER NEW POSITION WITH THE SOUTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF PARKS, RECREATION, AND TOURISM, AND TO EXTEND BEST WISHES TO HER IN ALL HER FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3264 -- Reps. Scarborough, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hinson, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kelly, Kennedy, Kirsh, Knight, Leach, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Loftis, Lowe, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Mitchell, Moody-Lawrence, Moss, Mulvaney, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rice, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scott, Sellers, Shoopman, Simrill, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Spires, Stavrinakis, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Umphlett, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Williams, Witherspoon and Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE JAMES ISLAND CHRISTIAN SCHOOL LADY LIONS SOCCER TEAM, COACHES, AND SCHOOL OFFICIALS, AT A DATE AND TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND THEM ON THEIR OUTSTANDING SEASON AND FOR CAPTURING THE 2006 SOUTH CAROLINA INDEPENDENT SCHOOL ASSOCIATION CLASS A-AA STATE SOCCER CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3265 -- Reps. Sellers, Scott, McLeod, Hart, Rutherford, R. Brown and Govan: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION INVITING THE HONORABLE JAMES E. CLYBURN, MEMBER OF THE UNITED STATES HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES FROM THE SIXTH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT OF SOUTH CAROLINA AND NEWLY-ELECTED MAJORITY WHIP OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES FOR THE 110TH CONGRESS TO ADDRESS THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY IN JOINT ASSEMBLY ON A DATE AND TIME CONVENIENT FOR REPRESENTATIVE CLYBURN'S SCHEDULE AS DETERMINED BY THE PRESIDENT PRO TEMPORE OF THE SENATE AND THE SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Recommitted
Adopted

H. 3266 -- Rep. Talley: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-2530, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE UNLAWFUL STOPPING, STANDING, PARKING, OR MOVING OF A VEHICLE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON MAY NOT PARK A VEHICLE ALONG THE CURB OF A STREET THAT IS PAINTED YELLOW.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3267 -- Reps. G.M. Smith, Cotty, Delleney, McLeod, Simrill and Weeks: 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 BY ADDING THREE AT-LARGE JUDGES.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
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H. 3268 -- Reps. Kirsh, Cotty and Mahaffey: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 17-1-40, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DESTRUCTION OF RECORDS WHEN A PERSON IS CHARGED WITH A CRIMINAL OFFENSE, BUT THE CHARGE IS DISCHARGED, PROCEEDINGS ARE DISMISSED, OR THE PERSON IS FOUND NOT GUILTY, SO AS TO ALLOW A COURT TO ORDER CERTAIN LEGAL COSTS TO BE PAID BY A PERSON WHO BRINGS FRIVOLOUS CHARGES AGAINST ANOTHER PERSON AND TO PROVIDE EXCEPTIONS.
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H. 3269 -- Reps. Hodges, Bowers and R. Brown: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 50-21-134 SO AS TO ESTABLISH A NO WAKE ZONE IN MOSQUITO CREEK IN COLLETON COUNTY.
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H. 3270 -- Reps. J.E. Smith and Funderburk: 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.
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H. 3271 -- Rep. J.E. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-180, 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.
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H. 3272 -- Rep. J.E. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 12 TO CHAPTER 6, TITLE 23 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY SHALL ESTABLISH A STATEWIDE PLANNING AND MAPPING SYSTEM FOR THE PUBLIC BUILDINGS IN THE STATE FOR USE BY RESPONSE AGENCIES THAT ARE CALLED UPON TO RESPOND TO AN ACT OF TERRORISM OR A RELATED EMERGENCY.
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H. 3273 -- Reps. Davenport, Vick, Simrill, Littlejohn, G.R. Smith, Toole, Loftis, Bingham, Barfield, Leach, Hamilton, G. Brown, G.M. Smith, J.R. Smith, Viers, Pinson, Owens, Spires, White and Bedingfield: 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.
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H. 3274 -- Reps. J.E. Smith and Hagood: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 40-5-310, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE PROHIBITION AGAINST ANY PERSON PRACTICING OR SOLICITING THE CAUSE OF ANOTHER PERSON IN A COURT OF THIS STATE UNLESS HE HAS BEEN ADMITTED AND SWORN AS AN ATTORNEY, SO AS TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THE MANNER IN WHICH, AND PERSONS AND CAUSES TO WHICH, IT APPLIES, AND TO MAKE A VIOLATION AN UNFAIR TRADE PRACTICE UNDER SECTION 39-5-20.
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H. 3275 -- 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.
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H. 3276 -- Reps. Harvin, Kennedy and Miller: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 58-9-315 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT ALL LOCAL EXCHANGE CARRIERS SHALL ENSURE THAT DIRECTORY ASSISTANCE OPERATORS HAVE ACCESS TO RECORDS OF ALL TELEPHONE NUMBERS, EXCEPT TELEPHONE NUMBERS NOT LISTED OR PUBLISHED AT CUSTOMER REQUEST, IN THE GEOGRAPHIC AREA FOR WHICH THE LOCAL EXCHANGE CARRIER IS RESPONSIBLE FOR FURNISHING DIRECTORY LISTING SERVICE, TO PROVIDE THAT LOCAL EXCHANGE CARRIERS SHALL PROVIDE UPDATES TO EACH OTHER AS NEEDED IN ORDER TO MAINTAIN THE COMPLETENESS OF ALL DIRECTORY ASSISTANCE INFORMATION, AND TO PROVIDE THAT FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF THIS SECTION SHALL SUBJECT A LOCAL EXCHANGE CARRIER TO SUCH CIVIL PENALTIES AS THE PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION SHALL PRESCRIBE.
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H. 3277 -- Reps. G.R. Smith, Bannister, Bedingfield, Cato, Hamilton, Harrell, Haskins, Leach, Loftis, E.H. Pitts, Shoopman, Taylor and Gullick: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-2941, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO A COURT'S DISCRETIONARY ABILITY TO ORDER THE INSTALLATION OF IGNITION INTERLOCK DEVICES ON CERTAIN VEHICLES OPERATED BY A PERSON CONVICTED OF DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF ALCOHOL OR ANOTHER ILLEGAL SUBSTANCE, SO AS TO REQUIRE A COURT TO ORDER THE INSTALLATION OF THIS DEVICE ON A VEHICLE OPERATED BY A PERSON CONVICTED OF A SUBSEQUENT OFFENSE OF DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF ALCOHOL OR ANOTHER ILLEGAL SUBSTANCE, TO PLACE CERTAIN DRIVING RESTRICTIONS ON A PERSON CONVICTED OF A SUBSEQUENT OFFENSE WHO OPERATES A VEHICLE OWNED BY HIS EMPLOYER, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE STATE LAW ENFORCEMENT DIVISION SHALL PROMULGATE REGULATIONS GOVERNING THE USE, MAINTENANCE, AND OPERATION OF IGNITION INTERLOCK DEVICES.
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H. 3278 -- Reps. G.R. Smith, Haskins, Bedingfield, Cato, Hamilton, Harrell, Leach, E.H. Pitts, Shoopman, F.N. Smith and Taylor: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 7-13-200 SO AS TO PROVIDE A UNIFORM METHOD OF FILLING VACANCIES IN AN ELECTED OR APPOINTED OFFICE WHEN A PERSON MOVES HIS RESIDENCE OUTSIDE OF THE AREA FROM WHICH HE WAS ELECTED OR APPOINTED.
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H. 3279 -- 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, RELATING TO THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AND ITS DIVISIONS, SO AS TO DELETE THE MASS TRANSIT DIVISION; TO REPEAL SECTION 57-3-40, RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION MASS TRANSIT DIVISION'S POWERS AND DUTIES; AND TO REPEAL CHAPTER 25, TITLE 58, RELATING TO REGIONAL TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITIES.
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H. 3280 -- 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. 3281 -- 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.
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H. 3282 -- Rep. Davenport: 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.
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H. 3283 -- Rep. Davenport: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 41, TITLE 44 OF THE 1976 CODE BY ADDING ARTICLE 5 SO AS TO ENACT THE "HEALTH CARE FREEDOM OF CONSCIENCE ACT" TO PROVIDE THAT HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS, HEALTH CARE INSTITUTIONS, AND HEALTH CARE PAYERS HAVE THE RIGHT NOT TO PARTICIPATE IN OR PAY FOR A HEALTH CARE SERVICE THAT VIOLATES THEIR CONSCIENCE, TO PROHIBIT DISCRIMINATION AGAINST A HEALTH CARE PROVIDER, HEALTH CARE INSTITUTION, OR HEALTH CARE PAYER FOR DECLINING TO PARTICIPATE IN OR PAY FOR HEALTH CARE SERVICES THAT VIOLATE THEIR CONSCIENCE, TO PROVIDE IMMUNITY FROM LIABILITY BY REASON OF THE HEALTH CARE PROVIDER, HEALTH CARE INSTITUTION, OR HEALTH CARE PAYER DECLINING TO PARTICIPATE IN OR PAY FOR A HEALTH CARE SERVICE, AND TO CREATE A CIVIL CAUSE OF ACTION FOR VIOLATIONS AND A MINIMUM AWARD FOR DAMAGES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3284 -- Reps. Davenport, Vick, Huggins, Bingham, Toole, Hamilton, Leach, Shoopman, G.M. Smith, Bedingfield, Simrill, Littlejohn, Owens, Rice, G. Brown, Barfield, M.A. Pitts, E.H. Pitts, Loftis, J.R. Smith, G.R. Smith, Weeks, Whitmire, Viers, Pinson, Talley, Mahaffey, Duncan, Mulvaney, Cato, Walker, Lowe, White, Spires and Delleney: 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. 3285 -- Reps. Scarborough, Limehouse, Harrell and Stavrinakis: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 59-40-190, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF A CHARTER SCHOOL, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A CHARTER SCHOOL CHARTERED BEFORE 2006 MAY HAVE A MEMBER OF THE SCHOOL GOVERNING BODY WHO ALSO RECEIVES PAY AS AN EMPLOYEE OF THE SAME SCHOOL.
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H. 3286 -- Reps. Crawford and M.A. Pitts: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 23-3-70 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE USE OF PLAIN LANGUAGE COMMUNICATIONS BY EACH STATE AND LOCAL EMERGENCY, FIRE, AND LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY.
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H. 3287 -- Reps. Crawford, Hamilton, Lowe, M.A. Pitts, Scarborough and Shoopman: 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.
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Request for Debate
Point of Order
Rejected

H. 3288 -- Reps. Crawford and Harrell: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 9-11-29 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT BEGINNING JULY 1, 2007, EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES PERSONNEL EMPLOYED SHALL PARTICIPATE IN THE SOUTH CAROLINA POLICE OFFICERS RETIREMENT SYSTEM AND TO PROVIDE DEFINITIONS APPLICABLE TO EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES PERSONNEL.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3289 -- Rep. Vick: 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, LEGAL TENDER 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.
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H. 3290 -- Reps. Breeland, R. Brown, Mack, Miller, Scarborough, Stavrinakis and Whipper: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 7-7-140, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO VOTING PRECINCTS IN CHARLESTON COUNTY, SO AS TO 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.
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H. 3291 -- Reps. Knight, Alexander, Branham, Brantley, G. Brown, Cobb-Hunter, Dantzler, Harrell, Hart, Harvin, Howard, McLeod, Miller, Moss, Ott, Rice, Sellers, Stavrinakis, Witherspoon, Young and Chellis: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION NAME THE INTERCHANGE LOCATED AT MILE MARKER 77 ALONG INTERSTATE HIGHWAY 95 IN DORCHESTER COUNTY THE "JOHN TYE HEATH HILL INTERCHANGE" AND ERECT APPROPRIATE MARKERS OR SIGNS AT THIS INTERCHANGE THAT CONTAIN THE WORDS "JOHN TYE HEATH HILL INTERCHANGE".
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H. 3292 -- Reps. Duncan, Miller, Hagood and R. Brown: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 44-2-60, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE REGISTRATION OF UNDERGROUND STORAGE TANKS AND RELATED ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT FEE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THE AMOUNT OF REGISTRATION AND LATE FEE REVENUE USED FOR ADMINISTRATION MAY NOT EXCEED THE TOTAL AMOUNT COLLECTED FROM SUCH FEES ANNUALLY, AND TO INCREASE THE ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT FEE FROM ONE-HALF CENT A GALLON TO ONE CENT A GALLON.
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H. 3293 -- Rep. Sandifer: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR TO MISS SOUTH CAROLINA AND THE CONTESTANTS OF THE 2007 MISS SOUTH CAROLINA PAGEANT, AT A DATE AND TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, TO HONOR THEM FOR THEIR BEAUTY, POISE, AND CHARACTER AND TO DECLARE THE DAY "MISS SOUTH CAROLINA DAY" AT THE SOUTH CAROLINA STATE CAPITOL.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3294 -- Reps. Clemmons, Anderson, Cotty, J.H. Neal, Allen, Bales, G. Brown, R. Brown, Hardwick, Harrison, Hart, Howard, Jennings, Mack, Moss, Ott, Rice, Rutherford, Sellers, F.N. Smith, J.E. Smith, Toole, Weeks, Jefferson, Williams, Scott, Govan, Breeland, Alexander, Harvin, Whipper, Hosey, Hodges, Miller, Ballentine, E.H. Pitts, Pinson, Parks, Leach, Barfield, Mitchell, Hamilton, G.R. Smith, Cooper, J.R. Smith, D.C. Smith, Young, Branham, Battle, Sandifer, Haskins, Edge, Brantley, Kennedy, Cobb-Hunter, M.A. Pitts, Bowen, Gullick, Dantzler, Herbkersman, Crawford, Spires, Clyburn, J.M. Neal, Witherspoon, Owens, Davenport, Shoopman, Delleney, Knight, Lucas, Limehouse, Whitmire, Viers, Loftis, Merrill, Gambrell, Agnew, Simrill, Neilson, Taylor, Perry, Hayes and Coleman: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 34-39-130, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS IN CONNECTION WITH A PERSON ENGAGING IN THE BUSINESS OF DEFERRED PRESENTMENT SERVICES, SO AS TO PROHIBIT A NONRESIDENT FROM ENGAGING IN THOSE SERVICES IN THIS STATE WITHOUT A LICENSE AND TO FURTHER DIFFERENTIATE BETWEEN A PERSON REQUIRED TO BE LICENSED AND A BONA FIDE STATE OR FEDERALLY CHARTERED BANK, THRIFT, SAVINGS ASSOCIATION, OR CREDIT UNION; TO AMEND SECTION 34-39-180, RELATING TO RESTRICTIONS AND REQUIREMENTS FOR DEFERRED PRESENTMENT OR DEPOSIT OF A CHECK, SO AS TO CAP THE ANNUAL INTEREST RATE CHARGEABLE AT THIRTY-SIX PERCENT; TO AMEND SECTION 34-39-200, RELATING TO LIMITATIONS ON LICENSEES, SO AS TO LIMIT THE LICENSEE TO ONE CONTRACT WITH A CUSTOMER AT A TIME; AND TO AMEND SECTION 34-39-230, RELATING TO CIVIL PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS, SO AS TO VOID A VIOLATING CONTRACT, PROVIDE FOR DAMAGES, MAKE A VIOLATION AN UNFAIR TRADE PRACTICE, MAKE THE PENALTIES IN THIS CHAPTER CUMULATIVE OF ALL REMEDIES, BOTH LEGAL AND EQUITABLE, PROHIBIT THE ENFORCEMENT OF AN UNCONSCIONABLE ARBITRATION PROVISION, AND OUTLINE FACTORS FOR DETERMINING UNCONSCIONABILITY.
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H. 3295 -- Reps. G.R. Smith, Harrell, Cooper, Ballentine, Huggins, Merrill, Chellis, Bannister, Stewart, G.M. Smith, Hardwick, Bedingfield, Cato, Hagood, Hamilton, Haskins, Leach, Limehouse, E.H. Pitts, Rice, Shoopman, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, J.R. Smith, Spires, Toole, Mulvaney, Crawford, Walker, Bowen, Perry, Young, Owens, Talley, Lowe, Sandifer, Frye, Loftis, Hinson, Clemmons and Viers: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 11-11-415 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE LIMIT ON GENERAL FUND APPROPRIATIONS FOR A FISCAL YEAR IS THE TOTAL AMOUNT OF THE GENERAL FUND REVENUE ESTIMATE AS OF FEBRUARY FIFTEENTH FOR FISCAL YEAR 2007-2008, INCREASED ANNUALLY AND CUMULATIVELY 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, TO ESTABLISH THE SPENDING LIMITATION RESERVE FUND, TO 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.
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H. 3296 -- Reps. Littlejohn, Harrell, Huggins, Ballentine, Bales, Mulvaney, Clyburn, Cotty, Shoopman, Barfield, Davenport, Walker, J.M. Neal, Kirsh, Frye, Bannister, Bedingfield, Cato, Dantzler, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Hamilton, Herbkersman, Hosey, Jennings, Kelly, Leach, Loftis, Mahaffey, Neilson, Owens, Rice, Sandifer, D.C. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.R. Smith, Stewart, Talley, Weeks, Williams, Toole, Bingham, Bowen, Moss and Crawford: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-17-160 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT AT LEAST SIXTY-FIVE PERCENT OF THE EDUCATION OPERATIONAL BUDGET OF EACH SCHOOL DISTRICT MUST BE USED FOR CLASSROOM INSTRUCTION AND PROVIDE THAT EACH SCHOOL DISTRICT SHALL REPORT TO THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION THE ACTUAL PERCENTAGE OF ITS EDUCATION OPERATIONAL BUDGET THAT THE SCHOOL DISTRICT USED FOR CLASSROOM INSTRUCTION.
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H. 3297 -- Rules Committee: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO AMEND THE RULES OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES BY ADDING RULE 3.13 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A CAUCUS OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES MAY PAY AN AMOUNT FOR RENT FOR CAUCUS OFFICE SPACE, AND FOR ALL OTHER RELATED EXPENSES NECESSARY TO OPERATE CAUCUS OFFICES; BY ADDING RULE 7.8 SO AS TO PROVIDE A THAT MEMBER OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES MAY GIVE HIS PROXY TO VOTE TO ANOTHER MEMBER OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES IF THAT MEMBER IS DEPLOYED BY MILITARY ORDERS FOR FEDERAL MILITARY DUTY OR STATE NATIONAL GUARD DUTY TO A COMBAT ZONE FOR A PERIOD OF MORE THAN TWENTY-ONE DAYS DURING A LEGISLATIVE SESSION, TO PROVIDE THAT IN ORDER FOR THE MEMBER HOLDING THE PROXY TO CAST A VOTE FOR THE DEPLOYED MEMBER, THE DEPLOYED MEMBER MUST HAVE PROVIDED SPECIFIC VOTING INSTRUCTIONS ON THE ISSUE TO THE MEMBER CASTING A VOTE FOR THE DEPLOYED MEMBER, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE PROXY ON A PARTICULAR QUESTION MAY BE USED UPON UNANIMOUS CONSENT OF THE MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE PRESENT AND VOTING PROVIDED THE PROXY VOTE DOES NOT CHANGE THE OUTCOME OF THE QUESTION; BY ADDING RULE 10.11 SO AS TO AUTHORIZE THE CLERK OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO ESTABLISH PROCEDURES FOR PROVIDING A HOUSE MEMBER WITH CERTAIN CERTIFICATES; TO AMEND RULE 4.5, RELATING TO THE REQUIREMENT THAT ALL MEETINGS OF ALL COMMITTEE MEETINGS MUST BE OPEN TO THE PUBLIC, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A CAUCUS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY IS NOT SUBJECT TO THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT; AND TO AMEND RULE 10.9, RELATING TO LIMITATION ON THE TIME TAKEN FOR A SPECIAL PRESENTATION TO HONOR GROUPS OR TEAMS, SO AS TO FURTHER LIMIT THE CONDITIONS UNDER WHICH A HOUSE RESOLUTION GRANTING ADMITTANCE TO THE HOUSE CHAMBERS TO PERSONS NOT OTHERWISE GRANTED THE PRIVILEGE PURSUANT TO RULE 10.1.
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H. 3298 -- Reps. Hosey, Alexander, Brantley, R. Brown, Cato, Chalk, Clyburn, Gullick, Hardwick, Hodges, Jefferson, Jennings, Knight, Limehouse, Lowe, Neilson, Parks, Scarborough, Sellers, G.R. Smith, Spires, Stavrinakis, Weeks and Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND THE SOUTH CAROLINA AFRICAN AMERICAN HERITAGE COMMISSION FOR ITS OUTSTANDING WORK IN PROMOTING AND PRESERVING THE AFRICAN AMERICAN CULTURE AND EXPERIENCE.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3299 -- Rep. Davenport: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 16-17-745 SO AS TO ENACT THE "HUMAN CLONING PROHIBITION ACT" TO MAKE IT UNLAWFUL FOR A PERSON TO PERFORM OR PARTICIPATE IN HUMAN CLONING, TO DERIVE ANY PRODUCT FROM HUMAN CLONING, OR TO SHIP, RECEIVE, TRANSPORT, TRANSFER, OR DISTRIBUTE IN INTRASTATE COMMERCE AN EMBRYO DERIVED FROM HUMAN CLONING, TO DEFINE HUMAN CLONING, TO PROVIDE CRIMINAL PENALTIES, AND TO PROVIDE FOR REVOCATION OF THE PROFESSIONAL LICENSE OF A PERSON VIOLATING THIS ACT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3300 -- Reps. Umphlett, Dantzler, Harvin, Toole and Young: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 12-37-226 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.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3301 -- Reps. W.D. Smith, Haskins, Gullick, Kirsh, Crawford, E.H. Pitts, Walker, Bingham, Simrill, Rice, Whipper, Toole and Mahaffey: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTIONS 56-5-3010 AND 56-5-3020 SO AS TO ESTABLISH THE CRIMES OF VEHICULAR HOMICIDE AND VEHICULAR GREAT BODILY INJURY, AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR BOTH CRIMES.
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

H. 3302 -- Rep. Crawford: A BILL TO AMEND TITLE 6, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO LOCAL GOVERNMENT, BY ADDING CHAPTER 12 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE MANNER IN WHICH COUNTIES AND MUNICIPALITIES MAY REGULATE THE CONSTRUCTION AND PLACEMENT OF NEW WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS SERVICE FACILITIES AND MODIFICATIONS TO EXISTING FACILITIES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3303 -- Reps. Simrill, Williams, Bowen and Bingham: A BILL TO AMEND SECTIONS 9-1-1590, 9-1-1790, AND 9-11-90, ALL AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO RETURNING TO ACTIVE SERVICE AND THE RESTORATION TO THE STATUS OF ACTIVE CONTRIBUTING MEMBERS TO RETIREES UNDER THE SOUTH CAROLINA RETIREMENT SYSTEM AND THE SOUTH CAROLINA POLICE OFFICERS RETIREMENT SYSTEM, WHO HAVE RETURNED TO ACTIVE SERVICE IN COVERED EMPLOYMENT, SO AS TO REDUCE FROM FORTY-EIGHT TO TWELVE THE CONSECUTIVE MONTHS THE TIME AFTER WHICH A BENEFICIARY RETURNED TO ACTIVE SERVICE IN COVERED EMPLOYMENT MAY BE RESTORED TO THE STATUS OF ACTIVE CONTRIBUTING MEMBER AND TO EXEMPT REEMPLOYED RETIREES UNDER THE SOUTH CAROLINA RETIREMENT SYSTEM AND SOUTH CAROLINA POLICE OFFICERS RETIREMENT SYSTEM WHO RETURNED TO EMPLOYMENT BEFORE JULY 1, 2005, FROM THE PAYMENT OF EMPLOYEE CONTRIBUTIONS OTHERWISE DUE THESE SYSTEMS, TO PROVIDE THAT THIS EXEMPTION CONTINUES WHILE A REEMPLOYED RETIREE REMAINS EMPLOYED IN THE POSITION HELD BEFORE JULY 1, 2005, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE REFUND WITH INTEREST OF THE EMPLOYEE CONTRIBUTIONS MADE BY THESE EMPLOYEES WITH RESPECT TO EMPLOYMENT AFTER JUNE 30, 2005.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3304 -- Reps. J.M. Neal, McLeod, Branham, Chalk, Frye, Gambrell, Littlejohn, Lucas, Mulvaney, Neilson, Rice, Spires, Viers and Agnew: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 44-61-80, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS, SO AS TO ALSO REQUIRE AN APPLICANT FOR CERTIFICATION, OR RECERTIFICATION, TO UNDERGO A CRIMINAL RECORDS CHECK; TO AMEND SECTION 23-3-620, RELATING TO PROCEDURES FOR TAKING DNA SAMPLES FROM PERSONS AT THE TIME OF SENTENCING FOR CERTAIN OFFENSES, SO AS TO DELETE THESE PROVISIONS AND TO REQUIRE DNA SAMPLES TO BE TAKEN FOLLOWING ARREST OR INDICTMENT FOR CERTAIN FELONIES; TO AMEND SECTION 23-3-630, RELATING TO MEDICAL PERSONNEL TAKING DNA SAMPLES, SO AS TO DELETE THE REQUIREMENT THAT MEDICAL PERSONNEL MUST TAKE DNA SAMPLES AND TO PROVIDE THAT AN APPROPRIATELY TRAINED PERSON MAY TAKE SUCH SAMPLES; TO AMEND SECTION 23-3-650, RELATING TO THE CONFIDENTIALITY, STORAGE, AND RELEASE OF DNA SAMPLES, SO AS TO PROVIDE PROCEDURES TO PREVENT TAKING DUPLICATE DNA SAMPLES; TO AMEND SECTION 23-3-660, RELATING TO EXPUNGEMENT OF DNA RECORDS, SO AS TO AUTHORIZE EXPUNGEMENT WHEN CHARGES HAVE BEEN DROPPED AND TO PROVIDE THAT NO COSTS FOR EXPUNGEMENT MAY BE CHARGED TO THE PERSON SEEKING EXPUNGEMENT; TO AMEND SECTION 23-3-670, RELATING TO THE DNA SAMPLE PROCESSING FEE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT SUCH FEE MUST BE ASSESSED AGAINST THE PERSON AT THE TIME OF SENTENCING; AND TO AMEND SECTION 23-3-120, RELATING TO FINGERPRINTING PERSONS WHO ARE ARRESTED, SO AS TO FURTHER SPECIFY THAT SUCH FINGERPRINTING MUST BE CONDUCTED AT THE TIME THE PERSON IS BOOKED AND PROCESSED INTO A JAIL OR DETENTION FACILITY.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Amended
Senate Amendments Amended
Proposed Amendment
Proposed Amendment
Point of Order
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Message to Senate
Message to Senate
Message from Senate
Reconsidered
Returned by Senate With Concurrence
Ratified
Veto Message
Veto Sustained
Veto Sustained

H. 3305 -- Reps. Herbkersman and Witherspoon: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO CREATE A COMMITTEE TO STUDY THE BENEFICIAL USES OF INDUSTRIAL HEMP, TO PROVIDE FOR THE STUDY COMMITTEE'S MEMBERSHIP, AND TO REQUIRE THAT THE STUDY COMMITTEE REPORT ITS FINDINGS AND RECOMMENDATIONS TO THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY BEFORE JANUARY 15, 2008, AT WHICH TIME THE STUDY COMMITTEE IS ABOLISHED.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3306 -- Rep. Miller: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE WACCAMAW HIGH SCHOOL LADY WARRIORS TENNIS TEAM, COACHES, AND SCHOOL OFFICIALS, AT A DATE AND TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND THEM FOR THEIR OUTSTANDING SEASON AND FOR CAPTURING THE CLASS A-AA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE.
Introduced and Adopted
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3307 -- Rep. Miller: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND THE WACCAMAW HIGH SCHOOL LADY WARRIORS GIRLS TENNIS TEAM FOR 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. 3308 -- Reps. Miller, Viers, Anderson, Hardwick, Leach, Limehouse, Duncan, Ceips, Hodges, Lowe, Scarborough, Witherspoon, Young, Hagood and R. Brown: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO MEMORIALIZE THE PRESIDENT AND CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES, THE GOVERNOR, AND THE DIRECTOR OF THE DEPARTMENT OF INSURANCE, AND ENTITIES UNDERWRITING HOMEOWNERS INSURANCE POLICIES IN SOUTH CAROLINA TO ACT WITH ALL DUE EXPEDIENCY TO ADDRESS THE HOMEOWNERS INSURANCE CRISIS FACING OWNERS OF PROPERTY SITUATED IN COUNTIES BORDERING THE SOUTH CAROLINA COAST.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3309 -- Reps. Owens, Ballentine, Duncan, Leach, Kirsh, Simrill, Gullick, Limehouse, McLeod, Witherspoon, Mahaffey, Alexander, Dantzler, Edge, Hamilton, Hayes, Jennings, Kelly, E.H. Pitts, Rice, R. Brown, Huggins, Anthony, Shoopman, Littlejohn, Harvin, Agnew, Whitmire, Moss, Pinson, Parks, Merrill, M.A. Pitts, Scarborough, Miller, Phillips, Bedingfield and Taylor: A BILL TO AMEND SECTIONS 6-23-20, 6-23-30, AND 6-23-40, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE JOINT MUNICIPAL ELECTRIC POWER AND ENERGY ACT, SO AS TO REVISE THE DEFINITIONS BY DELETING THE DEFINITION OF "AREA GENERALLY SERVED BY THE SAME ELECTRIC SUPPLIER", BY DELETING THAT THE "MUNICIPALITY" MUST HAVE OWNERSHIP OF A SYSTEM OR FACILITIES FOR THE GENERATION, TRANSMISSION, OR DISTRIBUTION OF ELECTRIC POWER AND ENERGY FOR AT LEAST TEN YEARS, TO DELETE THE REQUIREMENT THAT ALL MEMBERS OF A JOINT AGENCY MUST BE LOCATED WITHIN THE AREA GENERALLY SERVED BY THE SAME ELECTRIC SUPPLIER, AND TO DELETE THE REQUIREMENT THAT THE ACQUISITION OF A PROJECT BE BY PURCHASE FROM AN ELECTRIC SUPPLIER GENERALLY SERVING THE AREA IN WHICH THE MEMBERS ARE LOCATED.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor removed
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Point of Order

H. 3310 -- Reps. M.A. Pitts, Duncan, Gambrell, Herbkersman, Sandifer, Whipper, White, Bedingfield, Weeks, Owens, Rice, Vick and Scarborough: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 16-23-20, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO UNLAWFUL CARRYING OF HANDGUNS, SO AS TO ALLOW A PERSON TO CARRY A HANDGUN ON OR ABOUT HIS PERSON IN A VEHICLE IF HE HAS A VALID CONCEALED WEAPON PERMIT.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Ratified

H. 3311 -- Rep. Hiott: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION NAME BRIDGE NUMBER 394001100200 LOCATED ALONG SOUTH CAROLINA HIGHWAY 11 IN PICKENS COUNTY THE "DWIGHT O'NEAL 'BUDDY' GILSTRAP BRIDGE" AND ERECT APPROPRIATE MARKERS OR SIGNS AT THIS BRIDGE THAT CONTAIN THE WORDS "DWIGHT O'NEAL 'BUDDY' GILSTRAP BRIDGE" WHO LOST HIS LIFE IN DEFENSE OF OUR COUNTRY DURING THE VIETNAM WAR.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3312 -- Rep. Hiott: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION NAME BRIDGE NUMBER 394001100201 LOCATED ALONG SOUTH CAROLINA HIGHWAY 11 IN PICKENS COUNTY "CLIFTON RANDALL 'RANDY' JONES BRIDGE" AND ERECT APPROPRIATE MARKERS OR SIGNS AT THIS BRIDGE THAT CONTAIN THE WORDS "CLIFTON RANDALL 'RANDY' JONES BRIDGE".
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3313 -- Rep. Huggins: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 1-1-691 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE SOUTH CAROLINA ALPHABET USING SYMBOLS OF OUR STATE TO DENOTE PARTICULAR LETTERS AS TRADEMARKED IN THE OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY OF STATE IS DESIGNATED AS THE OFFICIAL ALPHABET OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3314 -- Rep. Umphlett: 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, 2007, THROUGH JUNE 30, 2014, 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.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3315 -- Reps. Umphlett, Duncan, Dantzler, Jefferson, Miller, M.A. Pitts and Vick: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 50-13-390 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT NO MORE THAN ONE ARKANSAS BLUE CATFISH OVER THIRTY-FOUR INCHES MAY BE TAKEN FROM THE WATERS OF LAKES MARION AND MOULTRIE BY ANY ONE PERSON IN ONE DAY, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION APPLY TO COMMERCIAL AS WELL AS RECREATIONAL FISHERMEN.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3316 -- Rep. Rice: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 38-77-195 SO AS TO LIMIT RECOVERY OF DAMAGES IN CERTAIN CASES AND PROHIBIT THE AWARDING OF DAMAGES IN FAVOR OF A PERSON WHO IS INJURED WHILE OPERATING HIS MOTOR VEHICLE IF HIS INJURIES DID NOT RESULT 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. 3317 -- Reps. Walker, Hinson, Harrell, Cobb-Hunter, Weeks, Hart, F.N. Smith, Parks, Knight, Williams, Jefferson, Howard, McLeod, Mahaffey, Herbkersman and Agnew: A BILL TO AMEND ARTICLE 13, CHAPTER 43, TITLE 44 OF THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE "GIFT OF LIFE TRUST FUND", SO AS TO CHANGE THE NAME TO "DONATE LIFE SOUTH CAROLINA"; BY ADDING ARTICLE 14 TO CHAPTER 43, TITLE 44 SO AS TO ESTABLISH AN ORGAN AND TISSUE DONOR REGISTRY TO BE ADMINISTERED BY DONATE LIFE SOUTH CAROLINA; AND TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-80, RELATING TO DRIVER'S LICENSE AND PERMIT APPLICATIONS, SO AS TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES TO PROVIDE ORGAN DONOR INFORMATION INDICATED ON SUCH APPLICATIONS TO THE ORGAN AND TISSUE PROCUREMENT ORGANIZATION AND TO DONATE LIFE SOUTH CAROLINA.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Request for Debate
Point of Order
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 3318 -- Rep. Davenport: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO ESTABLISH A STUDY COMMITTEE TO DETERMINE THE EFFECTIVENESS OF THE FIVE-YEAR-OLD KINDERGARTEN PROGRAMS IN THE STATE; TO PROVIDE FOR THE MEMBERSHIP AND DUTIES OF THE STUDY COMMITTEE, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE STUDY COMMITTEE SHALL REPORT ITS FINDINGS TO THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY BY MAY 1, 2007.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3319 -- Reps. M.A. Pitts, Pinson and Parks: A BILL TO AMEND ACT 595 OF 1994, RELATING TO THE MANNER IN WHICH MEMBERS OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF GREENWOOD SCHOOL DISTRICT 50 ARE ELECTED, SO AS TO CHANGE THE FILING PERIOD FROM SEPTEMBER TO AUGUST.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Debate Adjourned
Ratified

H. 3320 -- Reps. Umphlett, Chellis, Dantzler and Young: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-3-2010, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF PERSONALIZED LICENSE PLATES, SO AS TO DELETE THE PROVISION THAT RESTRICTS THE NUMBER OF DUPLICATE LICENSE PLATES THAT MAY BE ISSUED TO A SOUTH CAROLINA MEMBER OF THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS OR A MEMBER OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA GENERAL ASSEMBLY, AND TO PROVIDE THAT DUPLICATE PERSONALIZED LICENSE PLATES ISSUED TO A SOUTH CAROLINA MEMBER OF THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS OR A MEMBER OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA GENERAL ASSEMBLY MUST BEAR THE SAME NUMERALS FOLLOWED BY A DIFFERENT LETTER OF THE ALPHABET.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3321 -- 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. 3322 -- Rep. Harrison: A HOUSE RESOLUTION RECOGNIZING AND CONGRATULATING HAMMOND SCHOOL SENIOR CARTER SCOTT ON HIS OUTSTANDING UNDEFEATED CHAMPIONSHIP FOOTBALL SEASON AND ON HIS COMMITMENT TO PLAY FOOTBALL FOR DARTMOUTH COLLEGE IN 2007.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3323 -- Reps. Harrison and Cotty: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-19-265, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES' ACCEPTANCE OF ELECTRONICALLY FILED LIEN INFORMATION FOR NEWLY ACQUIRED VEHICLES, VEHICLES ALREADY TITLED, AND LIEN RELEASES, AND THE COLLECTION OF A TRANSACTION FEE FOR THE TRANSMISSION OR RETRIEVAL OF DATA FROM THE DEPARTMENT PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IF THERE ARE ONE OR MORE LIENS OR ENCUMBRANCES ON A MOTOR VEHICLE OR MOBILE HOME, THE DEPARTMENT MAY ELECTRONICALLY TRANSMIT THE LIEN TO THE FIRST LIENHOLDER AND NOTIFY THE FIRST LIENHOLDER OF ANY ADDITIONAL LIENS, AND LIEN SATISFACTIONS, TO PROVIDE WHEN ELECTRONIC TRANSMISSION OF LIENS AND LIEN SATISFACTIONS IS USED, A CERTIFICATE OF TITLE MAY BE ISSUED WHEN THE LAST LIEN IS SATISFIED AND A CLEAR CERTIFICATE IS ISSUED, TO PROVIDE THAT WHEN A MOTOR VEHICLE OR MOBILE HOME IS SUBJECT TO AN ELECTRONIC LIEN, ITS CERTIFICATE OF TITLE IS PHYSICALLY HELD BY THE LIENHOLDER, TO PROVIDE THAT A CERTIFIED COPY OF AN ELECTRONIC RECORD OF A LIEN IS ADMISSIBLE IN COURT AS EVIDENCE OF THE EXISTENCE OF A LIEN, AND TO PROVIDE THAT A TRANSACTION FEE MAY BE COLLECTED BY COMMERCIAL PARTIES AND LENDERS WHO TRANSMIT OR RETRIEVE DATA PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended

H. 3324 -- Rep. Harrison: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 24-3-220 SO AS TO PROVIDE CRITERIA FOR THE TRANSPORT OF PERSONS IN THE CUSTODY OF THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3325 -- Rep. Harrison: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 34-11-60, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, 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 BY THE PERSON OR BUSINESS SEEKING A WARRANT 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.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3326 -- Reps. Harrison and Cotty: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 23-23-120 SO AS TO PROVIDE A PROCEDURE WHEREBY A GOVERNMENTAL ENTITY WHICH HAS ASSUMED THE COST OF TRAINING A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER MAY BE REIMBURSED FOR THESE COSTS BY A GOVERNMENTAL ENTITY THAT SUBSEQUENTLY HIRES THE LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Proposed Amendment
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Point of Order
Point of Order

H. 3327 -- Rep. Harrison: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 4-9-145, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO LITTER CONTROL OFFICERS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT AN ANIMAL CONTROL OFFICER HAS THE SAME POWERS AND DUTIES AS A LITTER CONTROL OFFICER.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3328 -- Rep. Davenport: A JOINT RESOLUTION PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO SECTION 15, ARTICLE X OF THE CONSTITUTION OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1895, RELATING TO THE BONDED INDEBTEDNESS OF SCHOOL DISTRICTS, BY ADDING A NEW ITEM (9) SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IN ADDITION TO OTHER REQUIREMENTS FOR A SCHOOL DISTRICT TO INCUR GENERAL OBLIGATION DEBT, A SCHOOL DISTRICT MAY NOT INCUR GENERAL OBLIGATION DEBT FOR THE ACQUISITION OF NEW SCHOOLS, THE RENOVATION OF EXISTING SCHOOLS, OR ADDITIONS TO EXISTING SCHOOLS UNLESS THE GENERAL OBLIGATION DEBT IS AUTHORIZED BY A MAJORITY VOTE OF THE QUALIFIED ELECTORS OF THE SCHOOL DISTRICT IN A REFERENDUM.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3329 -- Rep. Davenport: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 41, TITLE 44, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 7 SO AS TO ENACT THE "FETAL PAIN AWARENESS AND PREVENTION ACT" TO REQUIRE A PHYSICIAN OR OTHER HEALTH CARE PROVIDER TO PROVIDE TO A WOMAN BEFORE SHE UNDERGOES AN ABORTION CERTAIN INFORMATION CONCERNING THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE FETUS AND THE FETUS'S ABILITY TO EXPERIENCE PAIN, TO MAKE MEDICATION AVAILABLE THAT WOULD MINIMIZE OR ALLEVIATE PAIN TO THE FETUS, TO REQUIRE THE WOMAN TO SIGN A FORM THAT SHE HAS RECEIVED THIS INFORMATION AND WHETHER SHE REQUESTED OR REJECTED THE PAIN MEDICATION FOR THE FETUS, TO PROVIDE EXCEPTIONS IN THE CASE OF A MEDICAL EMERGENCY, AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3330 -- Rep. Rutherford: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 38-53-270, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO A PROFESSIONAL BONDSMAN'S MAINTENANCE OF SECURITY DEPOSITS WITH THE CLERK OF COURT, SO AS TO CHANGE THE AMOUNT A PROFESSIONAL BONDSMAN SHALL MAINTAIN AS A DEPOSIT WITH A CLERK OF COURT AND TO PROVIDE THAT A PROFESSIONAL BONDSMAN PRESENTLY LICENSED IS NOT AFFECTED BY THE INCREASED MINIMUM DEPOSITS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3331 -- Rep. Kirsh: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 2-17-55 SO AS TO PROHIBIT THE USE OF PUBLIC FUNDS TO EMPLOY OR CONTRACT WITH A PERSON WHOSE ACTIVITIES INCLUDE THOSE RELATED TO LOBBYING AND TO PROVIDE EXCEPTIONS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3332 -- Reps. Talley and Kelly: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 38-77-710, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE APPOINTMENT OF ATTORNEYS AS ARBITRATORS OF CERTAIN PROPERTY DAMAGE LIABILITY CLAIMS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT ATTORNEYS APPOINTED UNDER THIS SECTION MAY ONLY DETERMINE AN AWARD OF ACTUAL DAMAGES, PUNITIVE DAMAGES, OR BOTH AND TO RESERVE TO THE COURTS THE JURISDICTION TO MAKE ANY OTHER DETERMINATION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3333 -- Reps. Merrill, Hinson, Dantzler, Jefferson and Umphlett: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND THE HONORABLE JUDITH K. SPOONER, OF BERKELEY COUNTY, FOR HER OUTSTANDING AND DEDICATED SERVICE AS A MEMBER OF BERKELEY COUNTY COUNCIL, AND TO WISH HER THE VERY BEST IN ALL HER FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3334 -- Reps. R. Brown, Scott, Whipper, Breeland, Cobb-Hunter, Hart, Hosey and Alexander: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 40-7-20, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE DEFINITION OF TERMS USED IN THE LICENSURE AND REGULATION OF BARBERS, INCLUDING THE DEFINITION FOR "HAIR BRAIDING", SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THIS TERM INCLUDES THE USE OF HAIR EXTENSIONS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading

H. 3335 -- Rep. Edge: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO PROVIDE THAT FOR FISCAL YEAR 2006-2007 ALL INTEREST ACCRUING ON FUNDS COLLECTED AND HELD BY THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL PURSUANT TO SECTION 44-56-160 MUST BE CREDITED TO THE HAZARDOUS WASTE CONTINGENCY FUND AND AUTHORIZED FOR CERTAIN HAZARDOUS WASTE-RELATED EXPENDITURES BY THE DEPARTMENT.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Ratified

H. 3336 -- Reps. Jefferson, Merrill, Hinson, Anderson, Dantzler and Williams: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR MRS. FLORENCE SMITH OF BERKELEY COUNTY ON THE HAPPY OCCASION OF HER ONE HUNDREDTH BIRTHDAY AND TO WISH HER ALL THE BEST IN HER CENTENNIAL YEAR.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3337 -- Rep. Duncan: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION DESIGNATING JANUARY 29, 2007, AS MILTON FRIEDMAN DAY TO HONOR ECONOMIST MILTON FRIEDMAN, WHOSE VISION OF AMERICA HELPED SPREAD THE BENEFITS OF FREE-MARKET ECONOMICS THE WORLD OVER.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3338 -- Reps. Harrison, Harrell, W.D. Smith, Delleney, Agnew, Bannister, Clemmons, Coleman, Cotty, Funderburk, Hagood, Hart, Jennings, Kelly, Lucas, McLeod, Rutherford, Sellers, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, J.E. Smith, Stavrinakis, Talley, Viers, Weeks and Whipper: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO INVITE THE CHIEF JUSTICE OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA SUPREME COURT, THE HONORABLE JEAN HOEFER TOAL, TO ADDRESS THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY IN JOINT SESSION ON THE STATE OF THE JUDICIARY AT 12:00 NOON ON WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 2007.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3339 -- Reps. Scott, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hinson, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kelly, Kennedy, Kirsh, Knight, Leach, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Loftis, Lowe, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Mitchell, Moody-Lawrence, Moss, Mulvaney, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rice, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Sellers, Shoopman, Simrill, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Spires, Stavrinakis, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Umphlett, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Williams, Witherspoon and Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND DR. SHEILA BREITWEISER, OF SPARTANBURG COUNTY, FOR HER ELEVEN YEARS OF OUTSTANDING AND DEDICATED SERVICE AS PRESIDENT OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF AND THE BLIND, AND TO WISH HER MUCH SUCCESS AND HAPPINESS IN ALL HER FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3340 -- Reps. Duncan and Anthony: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-67-300 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT STATE-OWNED SCHOOL BUSES MUST BE PARKED IN A CENTRALIZED LOCATION OVERNIGHT AND DURING THE SCHOOL DAY AND PROVIDE THAT, IF REQUESTED, A WAIVER TO THIS REQUIREMENT MUST BE GRANTED.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3341 -- Reps. Chalk, Ceips, Herbkersman, Agnew, Alexander, Bowen, Jefferson, Lowe and Williams: 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 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. 3342 -- Rep. Scott: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR SHIRLEY A. DAVIS OF FAIRFIELD COUNTY FOR HER OUTSTANDING COMMITMENT TO HER FAMILY, FAITH, AND COMMUNITY AND TO WISH HER ALL THE BEST IN THE COMING YEARS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3343 -- Rep. Haskins: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 7-5-120, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO QUALIFICATIONS FOR REGISTRATION TO VOTE, SO AS TO REQUIRE A PERSON TO SUBMIT PROOF OF CITIZENSHIP; AND TO ADD SECTION 7-5-123 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT PROOF OF CITIZENSHIP WHEN REGISTERING TO VOTE, INCLUDES A UNITED STATES PASSPORT, A BIRTH CERTIFICATE, UNITED STATES NATURALIZATION DOCUMENTATION, OR ANY DOCUMENT OR METHOD OF PROOF OF CITIZENSHIP PROVIDED FOR IN FEDERAL LAW, TO EXEMPT PERSONS REGISTERED TO VOTE AS OF JULY 1, 2007, AND TO PROVIDE THAT PROOF OF CITIZENSHIP IS NOT REQUIRED WHEN THE ELECTOR MOVES OR CHANGES HIS OR HER NAME; TO AMEND SECTION 7-5-320, RELATING TO APPLICATIONS FOR MOTOR VEHICLE LICENSES AND RENEWALS SERVING AS AN APPLICATION FOR VOTER REGISTRATION, SO AS TO STATE ON THE VOTER REGISTRATION PORTION OF THE APPLICATION THE DOCUMENTATION REQUIRED FOR PROOF OF CITIZENSHIP, WHICH MUST ACCOMPANY THE APPLICATION.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3344 -- Reps. Duncan, Taylor and Gullick: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 56-5-2943 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON CONVICTED OF A FIRST OFFENSE VIOLATION OF CERTAIN PROVISIONS THAT MAKE IT ILLEGAL TO OPERATE A MOTOR VEHICLE WHILE UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF ALCOHOL OR ANOTHER SUBSTANCE MUST BE ORDERED TO EQUIP EACH MOTOR VEHICLE THAT HE OWNS WITH AN IGNITION BREATH ANALYZER AT HIS OWN EXPENSE, AND TO PROVIDE A PENALTY FOR A VIOLATION OF THIS PROVISION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3345 -- Reps. Ceips, Harrison, E.H. Pitts and J.E. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 1-1-618 SO AS TO DESIGNATE AUGUST 16TH EVERY YEAR AS SOUTH CAROLINA AIRBORNE HERITAGE DAY.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Ratified

H. 3346 -- Reps. R. Brown, Scarborough, Hodges, Whipper, Govan, Ceips, Jefferson, Brantley, Breeland, Hosey, Kennedy, Mack, Stavrinakis, Weeks, Williams, Agnew, Jennings, Bowers and McLeod: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 3 TO CHAPTER 43 OF TITLE 27 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT OWNERS OF PROPERTY ON WHICH A CEMETERY OR GRAVES ARE LOCATED MUST ALLOW INGRESS AND EGRESS TO THE CEMETERY BY FAMILIES OF PERSONS BURIED THERE, PLOT OWNERS, AND PERSONS CONDUCTING GENEALOGY; TO AUTHORIZE THE PROPERTY OWNER TO DESIGNATE TIMES AND FREQUENCY OF ACCESS; TO PROVIDE THAT THE PROPERTY OWNER IS IMMUNE FROM LIABILITY IN ANY ACTION ARISING OUT OF GRANTING SUCH ACCESS; TO ESTABLISH A CAUSE OF ACTION FOR DENIAL OF REASONABLE ACCESS; AND TO PROVIDE THAT THIS ACT DOES NOT APPLY TO A DEED THAT CREATES OR RESERVES A CEMETERY ON PRIVATE PROPERTY; AND TO DESIGNATE SECTIONS 27-43-10 THROUGH 27-43-40 AS ARTICLE 1 OF CHAPTER 43, TITLE 27, ENTITLED "REMOVAL OF ABANDONED CEMETERIES" AND TO REENTITLE CHAPTER 43, TITLE 27 AS "CEMETERIES".
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Point of Order

H. 3347 -- Reps. Stavrinakis, Bedingfield, Bowen, Brantley, R. Brown, Chellis, Crawford, Gambrell, Gullick, Harrell, Harrison, Hinson, Lowe, Mulvaney, Ott, Whipper, Young and Brady: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, SO AS TO ENACT THE "SOUTH CAROLINA TEACHER PROTECTION ACT OF 2007", BY ADDING SECTION 59-25-900, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A TEACHER MAY BRING A CIVIL ACTION AGAINST A STUDENT WHO COMMITS A CRIMINAL OFFENSE AGAINST THE TEACHER IF THE OFFENSE OCCURS ON SCHOOL GROUNDS OR AT A SCHOOL-RELATED EVENT, OR IF THE OFFENSE IS DIRECTLY RELATED TO THE TEACHER'S PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES, AND TO PROVIDE THAT A TEACHER IS NOT LIABLE IN A CIVIL ACTION TO A STUDENT OR TO A PARTY ACTING IN THE INTEREST OF THE STUDENT FOR AN ACT OR OMISSION BY THE TEACHER WHILE THE TEACHER IS ACTING ON BEHALF OF THE SCHOOL; AND TO AMEND SECTION 16-3-612, RELATING TO THE OFFENSE OF ASSAULT AND BATTERY ON SCHOOL PERSONNEL BY A STUDENT, SO AS TO REVISE DEFINITIONS, CREATE A THREE-TIERED ASSAULT AND BATTERY SENTENCING SCHEME, AND TO MANDATE CERTAIN BENEFITS BE RETAINED BY THE INJURED SCHOOL OFFICIAL WHOSE INJURY PREVENTS HIS RETURN.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3348 -- Reps. Stavrinakis, Bales, Bedingfield, Bowen, Brantley, R. Brown, Chellis, Crawford, Delleney, Gambrell, Gullick, Harrell, Hinson, Lowe, Merrill, Mulvaney, Neilson, G.M. Smith, Thompson, Young and Cotty: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, SO AS TO ENACT THE "SOUTH CAROLINA CLASSROOM PRIORITY ACT", BY ADDING SECTION 59-17-160 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT AT LEAST SIXTY-FIVE PERCENT OF THE EDUCATION OPERATIONAL EXPENDITURES OF EACH SCHOOL DISTRICT MUST BE USED FOR CLASSROOM INSTRUCTIONAL EXPENDITURES, TO PROVIDE THAT EACH SCHOOL DISTRICT SHALL SUBMIT ITS PROPOSED BUDGET TO THE STATE SUPERINTENDENT OF EDUCATION WITH THE ACTUAL PERCENTAGE OF ITS EDUCATION OPERATIONAL EXPENDITURES USED FOR CLASSROOM INSTRUCTION, TO PROVIDE FOR A WAIVER, TO PROVIDE THAT THE GOVERNING BODY IN A COUNTY MAY AMEND THE FISCAL YEAR BUDGET OF A SCHOOL DISTRICT WITHIN THE COUNTY UPON A FINDING BY THE STATE SUPERINTENDENT OF EDUCATION THAT A SCHOOL DISTRICT HAS DEMONSTRATED BLATANT DISREGARD FOR THESE REQUIREMENTS, TO PROVIDE THAT THE SUPERINTENDENT OF EDUCATION SHALL DEVELOP MODEL PLANS AND THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION SHALL PROMULGATE REGULATIONS TO AID IN THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THESE REQUIREMENTS, AND TO DEFINE CERTAIN TERMS.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3349 -- Rep. Lowe: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE PROFOUND SORROW OF THE MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES UPON THE DEATH OF COLONEL WILLIAM PAUL TALLON, JR., OF FLORENCE, AND TO EXTEND THEIR DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO HIS FAMILY AND MANY FRIENDS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3350 -- Reps. G.R. Smith, Allen, Bannister, Bedingfield, Hamilton, Leach, Shoopman and Taylor: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 1-1-612 SO AS TO DESIGNATE THE "SCHMOONEY" AS THE OFFICIAL STATE MASCOT FOR LITERACY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3351 -- Reps. M.A. Pitts, Gullick, Bedingfield, G.R. Smith and R. Brown: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 50-3-180, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE MITIGATION TRUST FUND ADMINISTERED BY THE BOARD OF THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES, SO AS TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THE AUTHORITY OF THE TRUSTEES OF THIS FUND, AND TO CLARIFY THE PURPOSES OF THE FUND AND THE USES FOR WHICH THE FUNDS MAY BE EXPENDED.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3352 -- Reps. Harrison, Clemmons, G. Brown and Duncan: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 39-5-31 SO AS TO MAKE IT AN UNFAIR TRADE PRACTICE FOR A MOTOR VEHICLE GLASS REPAIR BUSINESS THAT ADMINISTERS INSURANCE CLAIMS FOR MOTOR VEHICLE GLASS REPAIRS TO HAVE AN INSURED'S GLASS REPAIR BUSINESS REFERRED TO ITSELF OR TO USE INFORMATION TO SOLICIT BUSINESS.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3353 -- Reps. J.R. Smith, Scarborough, Pinson, Taylor, Perry, G.R. Smith, Limehouse, Rutherford, Bedingfield, Davenport, Mitchell, Cooper, Ceips, Bales, Barfield, Battle, Branham, G. Brown, Cato, Clemmons, Funderburk, Harrell, Hinson, Jennings, Littlejohn, Lucas, Mahaffey, Neilson, Ott, M.A. Pitts, Rice, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, W.D. Smith, Spires, Stewart and Walker: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 12-6-3640 SO AS TO ALLOW A NONREFUNDABLE CREDIT TO A TAXPAYER WHO MAKES A CONTRIBUTION TO A PUBLIC SCHOOL FOR A QUALIFIED EXPENDITURE, TO DEFINE PUBLIC SCHOOL AND QUALIFIED EXPENDITURE, AND TO MAKE THE CREDIT EQUAL TO THIRTY-THREE PERCENT OF THE CONTRIBUTION BUT NOT TO EXCEED FIFTEEN THOUSAND DOLLARS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3354 -- Reps. Brady, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hinson, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kelly, Kennedy, Kirsh, Knight, Leach, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Loftis, Lowe, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Mitchell, Moody-Lawrence, Moss, Mulvaney, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rice, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sellers, Shoopman, Simrill, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Spires, Stavrinakis, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Umphlett, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Williams, Witherspoon and Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE HAMMOND SCHOOL VARSITY FOOTBALL TEAM, COACHES, AND SCHOOL OFFICIALS, AT A DATE AND TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF RECOGNIZING AND COMMENDING THEM ON THEIR OUTSTANDING UNDEFEATED SEASON AND FOR CAPTURING THE SOUTH CAROLINA INDEPENDENT SCHOOL ASSOCIATION CLASS AAA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3355 -- Reps. Delleney, Mulvaney, Bedingfield, Shoopman, Leach, Gullick, Duncan, Hamilton, Kelly, M.A. Pitts, Rice, Talley, Walker, Haskins, Simrill, Vick, Owens, Viers, Loftis, G.M. Smith, Toole, G.R. Smith, Pinson and Bingham: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 44-41-330 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO PREREQUISITES FOR THE PERFORMANCE OF AN ABORTION, INFORMATION TO BE PROVIDED, CERTIFICATION, WAITING PERIOD, SPECIAL PROVISIONS FOR MINORS OR MENTALLY INCOMPETENT PERSONS, RETENTION OF RECORDS, AND UNAVAILABILITY OF RECORDS, TO PROVIDE THAT A PHYSICIAN WHO PERFORMS AND ULTRASOUND PRIOR TO PERFORMING AN ABORTION MUST INFORM THE WOMAN THAT SHE HAS THE RIGHT TO VIEW THE ULTRASOUND IMAGES AND UPON HER REQUEST THE PHYSICIAN MUST SHOW THE IMAGES TO THE WOMAN AND PROVIDE A MEDICAL EXPLANATION OF THE IMAGES, TO PROVIDE THAT A PHYSICIAN NOT REQUIRED TO PERFORM AN ULTRASOUND PRIOR TO PERFORMING AN ABORTION MUST INFORM THE WOMAN THAT ULTRASOUND SERVICES ARE AVAILABLE TO HER AND PROVIDE HER WITH A LIST OF LOCATIONS WHERE AN ULTRASOUND MAY BE PERFORMED FREE OF CHARGE, TO PROVIDE THAT IF THE PHYSICIAN OR ALLIED HEALTH PROFESSIONAL PERFORMS AN ABORTION THE PRINTED MATERIALS MAY NOT BE PRESENTED TO HER SOONER THAN TEN MINUTES BEFORE THE ULTRASOUND IS PERFORMED, TO PROVIDE THAT THE WOMAN MUST CERTIFY IN WRITING BEFORE THE ABORTION IS PERFORMED THAT SHE HAS BEEN INFORMED OF HER RIGHT TO VIEW THE IMAGES, TO PROVIDE THAT UNEMANCIPATED MINORS AND PEOPLE ADJUDICATED TO BE INCOMPETENT ARE EXEMPT FROM THE PROVISIONS OF THIS ACT, TO AMEND CHAPTER 41, TITLE 44 TO ADD SECTION 44-41-35 TO PROVIDE THE CIRCUMSTANCES UNDER WHICH AN ULTRASOUND MUST BE PERFORMED PRIOR TO PERFORMING AN ABORTION, AND TO AMEND SECTION 44-41-340, TO PROVIDE FOR THE INFORMATION THAT MUST BE INCLUDED IN THE LIST OF FACILITIES THAT PROVIDE ULTRASOUNDS FREE OF CHARGE.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Senate Amendments Amended
Proposed Amendment
Proposed Amendment
Proposed Amendment
Proposed Amendment
Proposed Amendment
Debate Adjourned
Objection
Request for Debate
Point of Order
Point of Order
Point of Order
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Message from Senate
Message from Senate
Conference Committee

H. 3356 -- Reps. G.M. Smith and Cato: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 40-11-170, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO ASSESSING COSTS OF INVESTIGATION AND PROSECUTION OF A CASE AGAINST A PERSON FOUND IN VIOLATION OF CHAPTER 11, TITLE 40, WHICH PROVIDES FOR THE LICENSURE AND REGULATION OF CONTRACTORS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT MAY NOT ASSESS SUCH COSTS; TO AMEND SECTION 40-11-370, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE PROHIBITION AGAINST ENGAGING IN CONSTRUCTION IN A NAME OTHER THAN THE EXACT NAME THAT APPEARS ON THE ENTITY'S CONTRACTOR'S LICENSE AND PROHIBITING ENFORCEMENT OF A CONTRACT IF THE ENTITY ENTERED THE CONTRACT IN A NAME OTHER THAN THE NAME THAT APPEARS ON THE ENTITY'S LICENSE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT AN ENTITY MAY NOT ENGAGE IN CONSTRUCTION UNDER A NAME OR A LICENSE NUMBER OTHER THAN THAT WHICH APPEARS ON THE ENTITY'S LICENSE AND TO PROVIDE THAT AN ENTITY MAY ONLY ENFORCE A CONSTRUCTION CONTRACT IF THE ENTITY EITHER ENTERED THE CONTRACT IN THE NAME THAT APPEARS ON THE ENTITY'S LICENSE OR IF THE CONTRACT CONTAINED THE LICENSE NUMBER THAT APPEARS ON THE ENTITY'S LICENSE.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading

H. 3357 -- Rep. Jennings: A BILL TO PROVIDE FOR PAYMENT FOR THE ATTENDANCE OF MEETINGS BY THE MARLBORO COUNTY TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE.
Introduced and Committed
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Recalled
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Ratified
Veto Message
Veto Sustained

H. 3358 -- Reps. Kirsh and Cotty: A BILL TO REPEAL SECTION 8-11-10, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE OFFICE HOURS OF STATE AGENCIES; AND TO REPEAL SECTION 11-5-30 RELATING TO THE OFFICE HOURS OF THE STATE TREASURER.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recalled
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 3359 -- Reps. Gullick, Mulvaney, Simrill, Kirsh, Delleney and Shoopman: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 20-3-135 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A MARRIAGE DECLARED VOID AB INITIO BY REASON OF FRAUD DOES NOT RELIEVE THE PARTY COMMITTING THE FRAUD OF THE REQUIREMENTS OF EQUITABLE DISTRIBUTION OR THE DUTY OF SPOUSAL SUPPORT OR CHILD SUPPORT AND TO PROVIDE THAT A CHILD BORN DURING THE RELATIONSHIP IS PRESUMED TO BE THE CHILD OF THE PARTIES FOR PURPOSES OF CHILD SUPPORT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3360 -- Reps. Merrill, Hinson, Brantley, Jefferson, McLeod and Williams: 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.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3361 -- Reps. Hodges, Herbkersman, Brantley, Chalk, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chellis, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Hinson, Hiott, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kelly, Kennedy, Kirsh, Knight, Leach, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Loftis, Lowe, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Mitchell, Moody-Lawrence, Moss, Mulvaney, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rice, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sellers, Shoopman, Simrill, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Spires, Stavrinakis, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Umphlett, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Williams, Witherspoon and Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE PROFOUND SORROW OF THE MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES UPON THE DEATH OF MR. LEROY E. BROWNE, SR., OF BEAUFORT COUNTY, AND TO EXTEND THEIR DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO HIS FAMILY AND MANY FRIENDS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3362 -- Reps. Parks, Sandifer, Scott, Pinson, Allen, Agnew, Alexander, Cato, Cobb-Hunter, Davenport, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Howard, Jefferson, Leach, Miller, J.H. Neal, M.A. Pitts, Sellers, F.N. Smith, Taylor, Weeks, Whipper, Whitmire and Mahaffey: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 44-63-72 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A LICENSED FUNERAL DIRECTOR AND LICENSED EMBALMER MUST PROVIDE CERTAIN INFORMATION WHEN FILING A DEATH CERTIFICATE; TO AMEND SECTION 40-19-20, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO CERTAIN DEFINITIONS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A LICENSED FUNERAL DIRECTOR OR LICENSED EMBALMER MAY NOT CHARGE A FEE FOR THE ASSIGNMENT TO HIM OF AN INSURANCE POLICY THAT IS NOT A PRENEED FUNERAL CONTRACT AND IS INTENDED TO PAY A BURIAL EXPENSE IF THE ASSIGNMENT IS TO PAY A BURIAL EXPENSE; AND TO AMEND SECTION 40-19-110, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO UNPROFESSIONAL CONDUCT, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE BOARD OF FUNERAL SERVICE MAY SUSPEND, REVOKE, REFUSE TO RENEW, OR REFUSE TO ISSUE AN EMBALMER LICENSE OR FUNERAL DIRECTOR LICENSE TO A FUNERAL HOME, EMBALMER, AND SPECIFIC OTHERS WHO CHARGE A FEE FOR THE ASSIGNMENT TO HIM OF AN INSURANCE POLICY THAT IS NOT A PRENEED FUNERAL CONTRACT AND IS INTENDED TO PAY A BURIAL EXPENSE IF THE ASSIGNMENT IS TO PAY A BURIAL EXPENSE.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Debate Adjourned
Point of Order
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 3363 -- Reps. Anderson, Harvin and Miller: 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 VOYAGE ACT" SO AS TO MAKE IT UNLAWFUL TO CONDUCT GAMBLING ON CERTAIN VOYAGES, TO PROVIDE DEFINITIONS RELATING TO THESE OFFENSES, TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS; AND TO REPEAL CHAPTER 11 OF TITLE 3 AND ACT 104 OF 2005 RELATING TO THE GAMBLING CRUISE ACT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3364 -- Rep. W.D. Smith: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO PROVIDE THAT THE STAFF SERVING THE MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES IS NOT REQUIRED TO WORK ON GOOD FRIDAY, APRIL 6, 2007.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Adopted

H. 3365 -- Rep. Duncan: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE THE LAURENS ACADEMY FOOTBALL TEAM FOR ITS IMPRESSIVE WIN OF THE 2006 SOUTH CAROLINA INDEPENDENT SCHOOLS ASSOCIATION EIGHT MAN STATE CHAMPIONSHIP, AND TO HONOR THE PLAYERS AND THEIR COACH, TODD KIRK, ON AN EXCEPTIONAL SEASON.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3366 -- Rep. Duncan: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR TO THE PLAYERS, COACHES, AND SCHOOL OFFICIALS OF THE LAURENS ACADEMY FOOTBALL TEAM AT A DATE AND TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER TO CONGRATULATE THEM ON THEIR IMPRESSIVE WIN OF THE 2006 SOUTH CAROLINA INDEPENDENT SCHOOLS ASSOCIATION EIGHT MAN STATE CHAMPIONSHIP, AND TO HONOR THE PLAYERS AND THEIR COACH, TODD KIRK, ON AN EXCEPTIONAL SEASON.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3367 -- Rep. McLeod: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE ASHLEY ZAIS OF NEWBERRY UPON BEING NAMED MISS SOUTH CAROLINA USA 2007 AND TO EXTEND HER EVERY BEST WISH WHEN SHE REPRESENTS SOUTH CAROLINA AT THE MISS USA CONTEST IN MARCH 2007 IN HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3368 -- Rep. G. Brown: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE AND COMMEND LARRY HUGGINS, OF ASHWOOD FIRE STATION, UPON BEING NAMED LEE COUNTY FIREFIGHTER OF THE YEAR IN 2006.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3369 -- Reps. Crawford, Merrill, Shoopman, Barfield, Chellis, Clemmons, Cotty, Hinson, Lowe, E.H. Pitts, F.N. Smith, Young and Brady: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 17-15-30, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO MATTERS TO BE CONSIDERED IN DETERMINING CONDITIONS OF RELEASE, SO AS TO ADD THAT THE COURT SHALL CONSIDER WHETHER THE ACCUSED IS CHARGED WITH A SEXUALLY VIOLENT OFFENSE WHEN DETERMINING CONDITIONS OF RELEASE OR WHETHER THE RELEASE WOULD CAUSE UNREASONABLE DANGER AND TO MANDATE THAT THE COURT PLACE A PERSON ACCUSED OF A SEXUALLY VIOLENT OFFENSE ON ELECTRONIC MONITORING IF THE COURT CHOOSES TO RELEASE THE ACCUSED.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3370 -- Reps. Walker, J.R. Smith and Cotty: 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
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3371 -- Reps. Kirsh, Gullick and Cotty: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 25 TO CHAPTER 55, TITLE 44 SO AS TO PROHIBIT WASTEWATER TREATMENT SLUDGE GENERATED OUTSIDE OF THIS STATE TO BE DISPOSED OF IN THIS STATE.
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H. 3372 -- Rep. Kirsh: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 12-60-3312 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT PROCEEDINGS AND RECORDS OF A CONTESTED CASE HEARING INVOLVING THE SOUTH CAROLINA REVENUE PROCEDURES ACT ARE OPEN TO THE PUBLIC; TO AMEND SECTION 6-34-40, RELATING TO TAX CREDITS FOR RETAIL FACILITIES REVITALIZATION, SO AS TO MAKE A TECHNICAL CHANGE AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE MAY PROMULGATE REGULATIONS IN CONNECTION WITH THESE CREDITS, BUT IS NOT REQUIRED TO; TO AMEND SECTION 12-2-20, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE DEFINITION OF "PERSON" FOR PURPOSES OF ADMINISTRATION OF TAXES BY THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE, SO AS TO ADD A DEFINITION FOR "INDIVIDUAL"; TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-40, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO APPLICABILITY OF THE INTERNAL REVENUE CODE TO THIS STATE, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR A TAXPAYER FILING A STATE RETURN WITH AN APPROVAL FROM THE INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE; TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-545, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO INCOME TAX RATES FOR PASS-THROUGH TRADE AND BUSINESS INCOME, SO AS TO CORRECT A CROSS REFERENCE AND TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR AN ELECTION BY A TAXPAYER OWNING AN INTEREST IN A PASS-THROUGH BUSINESS FOR WHICH A PORTION OF THE ACTIVE INCOME IS RELATED TO HIS PERSONAL SERVICES; TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-1140, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DEDUCTIONS ALLOWED FROM SOUTH CAROLINA TAXABLE INCOME OF AN INDIVIDUAL SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR CERTIFICATION FROM A SUPERVISOR OF THE TAXPAYER CLAIMING THE DEDUCTION; TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-3360, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE JOB TAX CREDIT, SO AS TO CORRECT CROSS REFERENCES AND TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR DESIGNATION OF THE CORPORATE HEADQUARTERS OF A GENERAL CONTRACTOR LICENSED IN THIS STATE; TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-3535, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO CREDIT AGAINST THE STATE INCOME TAX FOR REHABILITATION OF A CERTIFIED HISTORIC STRUCTURE, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE FILING OF THE CERTIFICATION BY THE TAXPAYER WITH A TAX RETURN; TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-3585, RELATING TO THE TAX CREDIT FOR CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE INDUSTRY PARTNERSHIP FUND, SO AS TO SUBSTITUTE THE WORD "SINGLE" FOR "INDIVIDUAL" WHEN DESCRIBING THE TAXPAYER AND TO PROVIDE FOR AVAILABILITY OF THE QUALIFYING FORM TO THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE; TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-3587, RELATING TO A TAX CREDIT FOR INSTALLATION OF A SOLAR ENERGY HEATING OR COOLING SYSTEM SO AS TO SPECIFY THAT THE INSTALLATION MUST BE DONE IN A BUILDING IN THIS STATE; TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-4980, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO EXTENSION OF TIME FOR FILING RETURNS, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR AN EXTENSION NOT TO EXCEED SIX MONTHS, TO DELETE THE REQUIREMENT THAT THE EXTENSION BE ALLOWED FOR GOOD CAUSE, AND TO DISALLOW ANOTHER EXTENSION FOR A TAXPAYER WHO FAILS TO MEET THE REQUIREMENT OF THE PREVIOUS EXTENSION; TO AMEND SECTION 12-8-580, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO INCOME TAX WITHHOLDING FROM A NONRESIDENT SELLER, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE REMITTANCE OF WITHHELD AMOUNTS BY A LENDING INSTITUTION, REAL ESTATE AGENT, OR CLOSING ATTORNEY; TO AMEND SECTION 12-8-590, RELATING TO WITHHOLDING INCOME TAX FROM A NONRESIDENT DISTRIBUTEE SO AS TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS; TO AMEND SECTION 12-8-1520, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DUTIES OF AN INCOME TAX WITHHOLDING AGENT TO DEPOSIT AND PAY WITHHOLDINGS, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR RETURN AND REMITTANCE ON AN ANNUAL BASIS BY AN AGENT NOT REQUIRED TO WITHHOLD MORE THAN ONE THOUSAND DOLLARS IN A CALENDAR YEAR; TO AMEND SECTION 12-8-2020, RELATING TO REFUND OR CREDIT FOR OVERPAYMENT OF WITHHELD TAX, SO AS TO DELETE THE REQUIREMENT THAT THE WITHHOLDING AGENT FURNISH EVIDENCE AND TO DELETE TIME AND DOLLAR AMOUNT LIMITATIONS; TO AMEND SECTION 12-20-90, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO LICENSE FEES FOR HOLDING COMPANIES, SO AS TO CORRECT A CROSS REFERENCE; TO AMEND SECTION 12-23-20, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO EXEMPTION FROM THE BUSINESS LICENSE TAX, SO AS TO CONFORM THE TIMES FOR WHICH THE ASSESSMENT OF TAXES MAY BE SUSPENDED; TO AMEND SECTION 12-36-2120, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO EXEMPTIONS FROM THE STATE SALES TAX, SO AS TO CONFORM THE TIMES FOR WHICH THE ASSESSMENT OF TAXES MAY BE SUSPENDED; TO AMEND SECTION 12-36-2510, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO A CERTIFICATE ALLOWING A TAXPAYER TO BUY TANGIBLE PERSONAL PROPERTY TAX FREE AND THE PURCHASER TO BE LIABLE FOR TAXES, SO AS TO MAKE A TECHNICAL CORRECTION; TO AMEND SECTION 12-37-270, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO CREDITS TO THE TRUST FUND FOR TAX RELIEF IN AN AMOUNT SUFFICIENT TO PAY REIMBURSEMENT, SO AS TO PERMIT, BUT NOT REQUIRE, THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE TO PROMULGATE REGULATIONS IN THAT CONNECTION; TO AMEND SECTION 12-54-44, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO CRIMINAL PENALTIES IN CONNECTION WITH FILING A RETURN OR STATEMENT, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE FELONY OF SUBMITTING A FALSE OR FRAUDULENT W-2 FORM AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES; TO AMEND SECTION 12-54-70, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO EXTENSION OF TIME FOR FILING RETURNS OR PAYING TAX, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR AN EXTENSION OF TIME NOT TO EXCEED SIX MONTHS AND TO DELETE THE REQUIREMENT THAT GOOD CAUSE BE SHOWN; TO AMEND SECTION 12-54-85, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO TIME LIMITS ON ASSESSMENTS, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE TOTAL OF ALL TAXES REQUIRED TO BE SHOWN ON A RETURN IN CONNECTION WITH DETERMINATION OF AN UNDERSTATEMENT OF TAXES, TO PROVIDE FOR TIME LIMITS FOR ASSESSMENT OF USE TAXES, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE TIME LIMITATIONS DO NOT APPLY TO SUCCESSOR LIABILITY STATUTES; TO AMEND SECTION 12-54-155, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PENALTIES FOR UNDERSTATEMENT OF TAXES, SO AS TO MAKE A TECHNICAL CORRECTION; TO AMEND SECTION 12-54-240, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DISCLOSURE OF RECORDS, REPORTS, AND RETURNS FILED WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR DISCLOSURE OF THE TAXPAYER'S ADDRESS AS SHOWN ON THE RETURN, TO OMIT A CROSS REFERENCE, AND TO ALLOW THE DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION IN CONNECTION WITH PROCEEDINGS AND RECORDS OF A CONTESTED CASE HEARING OF THE ADMINISTRATIVE LAW COURT PURSUANT TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA REVENUE PROCEDURES ACT; TO AMEND SECTION 12-60-20, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO LEGISLATIVE INTENT IN CONNECTION WITH THE SOUTH CAROLINA REVENUE PROCEDURES ACT, SO AS TO INCLUDE DISPUTES CONCERNING PROPERTY TAXES; TO AMEND SECTION 12-60-90, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE ADMINISTRATIVE TAX PROCESS, SO AS TO CORRECT A CROSS REFERENCE; TO REPEAL SECTION 12-58-90 RELATING TO NOTICE TO TAXPAYER OF A HEARING IN CONNECTION WITH THE TAXPAYERS' BILL OF RIGHTS AND ACT 370 OF 2002 RELATING TO THE NURSING HOME FRANCHISE FEE; TO AMEND SECTION 6-1-32, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE LIMIT ON PROPERTY TAX MILLAGE INCREASES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A REDUCTION IN POPULATION DOES NOT DECREASE THE APPLICABLE LIMIT; TO AMEND SECTION 12-37-670, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE OPTIONAL ACCELERATION OF LISTING REAL PROPERTY FOR PROPERTY TAX, SO AS TO ALLOW A COUNTY ORDINANCE IMPLEMENTING THE ACCELERATION TO USE A MONTHLY, QUARTERLY, OR SEMI-ANNUAL SCHEDULE, PROVIDE FOR THE ASSESSOR TO DO THESE LISTINGS, ELIMINATE PROVISIONS PROVIDING FOR PAYMENT IN THE SUCCEEDING TAX YEAR, AND PROVIDE THAT ADDITIONAL TAX IS DUE ON THE VALUE OF THE IMPROVEMENTS LISTED WITHOUT REGARD TO A TAX RECEIPT ISSUED EARLIER FOR PAYMENT ON THE UNIMPROVED PROPERTY; TO AMEND SECTION 12-37-2725, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO REFUNDS OF VEHICLE REGISTRATION FEES AND PERSONAL PROPERTY TAXES ON SUCH VEHICLES WHEN A TITLE IS TRANSFERRED OR THE VEHICLE OWNER REGISTERS THE VEHICLE IN ANOTHER STATE, SO AS TO PROVIDE AN ADDITIONAL METHOD OF PROOF FOR OBTAINING THE REFUND OF PERSONAL PROPERTY TAXES ON A VEHICLE; TO AMEND SECTIONS 12-37-3130 AND 12-37-3150, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS AND ASSESSABLE TRANSFERS OF INTEREST FOR PURPOSES OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA REAL PROPERTY VALUATION REFORM ACT, SO AS TO REVISE THE DEFINITION OF "CONVEYANCE" AND PROVIDE THAT TRANSFERS OCCUR WHEN INSTRUMENTS ARE EXECUTED WITHOUT REFERENCE TO THE DATE OF RECORDING AND TO PROVIDE THAT FAILURE TO RECORD GIVES RISE TO NO INFERENCE OR TO WHETHER OR NOT A TRANSFER HAS OCCURRED; TO AMEND SECTION 12-43-220, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO CLASSIFICATION AND ASSESSMENT OF PROPERTY FOR PURPOSES OF PROPERTY TAX, SO AS TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL INFORMATION AND CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS TO OBTAIN THE SPECIAL FOUR PERCENT ASSESSMENT RATIO FOR OWNER-OCCUPIED RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY, TO PROVIDE PERIODIC REAPPLICATION AS THE ASSESSOR DETERMINES NECESSARY AND TO REVISE THE PENALTY FOR TIMELY FAILURE TO NOTIFY THE ASSESSOR WHEN REAL PROPERTY NO LONGER QUALIFIES FOR THIS SPECIAL ASSESSMENT RATIO; TO AMEND SECTION 12-51-50, AS AMENDED, AND SECTION 12-51-70, RELATING TO DELINQUENT TAX SALES, SO AS TO REPLACE THE REFERENCE TO LEGAL SALES DATE WITH THE ADVERTISED DATE FOR THE SALE AND INCREASE FROM THREE HUNDRED TO ONE THOUSAND DOLLARS THE MAXIMUM PENALTY FOR DEFAULTING ON A TAX SALE BID; TO AMEND SECTION 12-54-240, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE OFFENSE OF DISCLOSURE OF TAX INFORMATION, SO AS TO REVISE AN EXEMPTION TO THIS OFFENSE; AND TO AMEND SECTION 12-60-2510, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PROPERTY TAX APPEALS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IN NONREASSESSMENT YEARS, AN APPEAL MADE BEFORE THE FIRST PENALTY DATE FOR TAXES FOR THE YEAR APPLIES FOR THAT YEAR AND AN APPEAL FILED ON OR AFTER THAT DATE APPLIES FOR THE NEXT YEAR.
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H. 3373 -- Reps. M.A. Pitts and Duncan: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTIONS 44-55-822, 44-55-825, AND 44-55-827 SO AS TO AUTHORIZE THE SOUTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL TO ISSUE A PRELIMINARY TRACT EVALUATION AND PRELIMINARY SUBDIVISION APPROVAL LETTER FOR PURPOSES OF AN ONSITE WASTEWATER TREATMENT SYSTEM, TO PROVIDE THE CRITERIA FOR THESE ACTIONS, TO PROVIDE THAT A FINAL SUBDIVISION APPROVAL LETTER FOR A RESIDENTIAL SUBDIVISION MAY BE ISSUED AFTER THE DEPARTMENT HAS CONDUCTED A SOIL SUITABILITY TEST ON EACH LOT, AND PROVIDE THE CRITERIA FOR THESE INDIVIDUAL TESTS, TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT TO NOTIFY A LOT OWNER IF CORRECTIVE MEASURES ARE POSSIBLE FOLLOWING DENIAL OF A PERMIT, TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT TO CONDUCT RANDOM FINAL INSPECTIONS OF A MINIMUM PERCENTAGE OF ANNUALLY INSTALLED SYSTEMS AND PROVIDE SYSTEMS NOT INSPECTED ARE DEEMED APPROVED, TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS OF A PERMIT, AND TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT TO PROMULGATE REGULATIONS FOR LICENSING OF PERSONS WHO CONTRACT OR ADVERTISE TO OFFER INSTALLATION, REPAIR, MODIFICATION, AND APPROVAL OF ONSITE WASTEWATER SYSTEMS, AND BY ADDING SECTION 44-1-290 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A CORPORATION OR PERSON WHO PROVIDES TREATED EFFLUENT FOR IRRIGATION IS NOT CONSIDERED A PUBLIC UTILITY IF THE EFFLUENT HAS NOT BEEN PERMITTED FOR CONSUMPTION.
Introduced and Committed
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Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 3374 -- Reps. M.A. Pitts and Duncan: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 44-55-827 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL SHALL PROMULGATE REGULATIONS FOR THE LICENSURE OF PERSONS WHO INSTALL, REPAIR, MODIFY, OR INSPECT ON-SITE WASTEWATER TREATMENT AND DISPOSAL SYSTEMS, INCLUDING ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA, LEVELS OF LICENSURE, MONITORING PROCEDURES, TRAINING AND CONTINUING EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS, BONDING AND INSURANCE REQUIREMENTS, LICENSURE FEES, ENFORCEMENT GUIDELINES, PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS; TO AUTHORIZE THE DEPARTMENT TO PROMULGATE EMERGENCY REGULATIONS AND TO PROVIDE THAT EMERGENCY REGULATIONS DO NOT EXPIRE BUT REMAIN IN EFFECT UNTIL THE DEPARTMENT PROMULGATES REGULATIONS WHICH MUST BE IN EFFECT BEFORE JULY 1, 2011.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3375 -- Reps. M.A. Pitts, Dantzler, Davenport, Duncan, Hardwick, Jefferson, Littlejohn, Mahaffey, Mitchell, Moss, J.R. Smith, Spires, Stavrinakis, Taylor, Umphlett and Williams: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 44-55-822 SO AS TO REQUIRE THAT A SOIL SUITABILITY TEST BE CONDUCTED AND THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL APPROVE AN INDIVIDUAL WASTE TREATMENT AND DISPOSAL SYSTEM FOR A SPECIFIC RESIDENTIAL LOT IN A SUBDIVISION BEFORE THE CLOSING ON THE SALE OF THAT LOT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3376 -- Reps. Lucas, Cooper, G.R. Smith, Bedingfield, Stavrinakis, J.R. Smith, Bowen, Ceips, Gambrell, Cotty, McLeod, Chalk, Haley and Hagood: A BILL TO AMEND SECTIONS 44-48-100, 44-48-110, 44-48-120, AND 44-48-130, ALL AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE COMMITMENT, TREATMENT, AND PERIODIC REVIEW OF PERSONS DETERMINED TO BE SEXUALLY VIOLENT PREDATORS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE HOUSING, CONTROL, CARE, AND TREATMENT OF THESE PERSONS IS THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS RATHER THAN THE DEPARTMENT OF MENTAL HEALTH.
Introduced and Committed
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H. 3377 -- Reps. Merrill and Bales: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 17-23-160, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO NOTICE OF THE RIGHT TO A PRELIMINARY HEARING AND THE FORM FOR REQUESTING THE PRELIMINARY HEARING, SO AS TO SEPARATE PERSONS CHARGED WITH NONCAPITAL AND CAPITAL CRIMES AND REQUIRE THAT A CIRCUIT COURT JUDGE, RATHER THAN A MAGISTRATE, GIVE THE REQUIRED NOTICE TO PERSONS CHARGED WITH CAPITAL OFFENSES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3378 -- Rep. G.M. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 40-47-20, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE DEFINITION OF TERMS USED IN CONNECTION WITH THE LICENSURE AND REGULATION OF PHYSICIANS, SO AS TO DELETE CERTAIN ACTIVITIES THAT CONSTITUTE THE "PRACTICE OF MEDICINE", INCLUDING RENDERING A WRITTEN MEDICAL OPINION CONCERNING THE DIAGNOSIS OR TREATMENT OF A PATIENT, OR RENDERING ACTUAL TREATMENT, BY AN OUT-OF-STATE PHYSICIAN AS A RESULT OF TRANSMITTING INDIVIDUAL PATIENT DATA FROM THIS STATE BY ELECTRONIC MEANS TO THE PHYSICIAN, RENDERING A DETERMINATION OF MEDICAL NECESSITY AFFECTING THE DIAGNOSIS OR TREATMENT OF A PATIENT, AND TESTIFYING AS A PHYSICIAN IN A COURT PROCEEDING IN THIS STATE AS A MEDICAL EXPERT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3379 -- Reps. D.C. Smith, J.R. Smith, Perry, Clyburn and Stewart: A BILL TO AMEND SECTIONS 59-104-20 AND 59-149-50, BOTH AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE PALMETTO FELLOWS SCHOLARSHIP AND THE LIFE SCHOLARSHIP, RESPECTIVELY, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A SOUTH CAROLINA RESIDENT ATTENDING AN OUT-OF-STATE HIGH SCHOOL IS ELIGIBLE TO RECEIVE A PALMETTO FELLOWS SCHOLARSHIP OR A LIFE SCHOLARSHIP AND PROVIDE THAT THE EXISTING HIGH SCHOOL RANK AND GRADE POINT AVERAGE OF A SOUTH CAROLINA RESIDENT ATTENDING AN OUT-OF-STATE HIGH SCHOOL MAY BE USED PROVIDED IT IS CALCULATED PURSUANT TO A STATE-APPROVED, STANDARDIZED GRADING SCALE AT THE RESPECTIVE OUT-OF-STATE HIGH SCHOOL.
Introduced and Committed
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3rd Reading
Amended
Senate Amendments Amended
Debate Adjourned
Returned by Senate With Amendment

H. 3380 -- Reps. Viers, Brantley, Dantzler, Harvin and Brady: A BILL TO AMEND SECTIONS 44-7-2430 AND 44-7-2440, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE "HOSPITAL INFECTIONS DISCLOSURE ACT" AND TO THE REQUIREMENT THAT HOSPITALS COLLECT DATA AND SUBMIT REPORTS TO THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL ON HOSPITAL ACQUIRED INFECTION RATES, SO AS TO ALSO REQUIRE HOSPITALS TO COLLECT DATA AND SUBMIT REPORTS ON DEATHS RESULTING FROM HOSPITAL ACQUIRED INFECTIONS.
Introduced and Committed
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H. 3381 -- Reps. Bingham, E.H. Pitts, Bales, Ballentine, Brady, Cotty, Frye, Haley, Harrison, Hart, Howard, Huggins, McLeod, J.H. Neal, Ott, Rutherford, Scott, J.E. Smith, Spires and Toole: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE PALMER E. "SATCH" KRANTZ OF RICHLAND COUNTY ON HIS THIRTY YEARS OF OUTSTANDING SERVICE AS EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE RIVERBANKS ZOO AND GARDEN IN COLUMBIA AND TO HONOR HIS NUMEROUS ACCOMPLISHMENTS AS THE ZOO'S DIRECTOR AND HIS SERVICE TO THE STATE AND LOCAL COMMUNITY.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3382 -- Reps. McLeod, Huggins and Ballentine: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND THE CHAPIN HIGH SCHOOL VARSITY CHEERLEADERS ON THEIR IMPRESSIVE WIN OF THE 2006 CLASS AAA SOUTH CAROLINA HIGH SCHOOL LEAGUE'S COMPETITIVE CHEER CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE, AND TO HONOR THE TEAM, HEAD COACH VICKI WILLIAMS, AND ASSISTANT COACH BILLIE WILLIAMS ON AN EXCEPTIONAL SEASON.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3383 -- Reps. McLeod, Huggins and Ballentine: A HOUSE RESOLUTION EXTENDING THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE CHAPIN HIGH SCHOOL VARSITY CHEERLEADING 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 2006 CLASS AAA SOUTH CAROLINA HIGH SCHOOL LEAGUE'S COMPETITIVE CHEER CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3384 -- Reps. Pinson, M.A. Pitts and Parks: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE GREENWOOD HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL TEAM, COACHES, AND SCHOOL OFFICIALS, AT A DATE AND TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF RECOGNIZING AND COMMENDING THEM ON THEIR OUTSTANDING SEASON AND FOR CAPTURING THE 2006 DIVISION II CLASS AAAA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3385 -- Reps. Pinson, M.A. Pitts and Parks: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND THE GREENWOOD HIGH SCHOOL VARSITY FOOTBALL TEAM FOR ITS OUTSTANDING SEASON AND FOR CAPTURING THE 2006 DIVISION II CLASS AAAA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE, AND TO HONOR THE TEAM'S EXCEPTIONAL PLAYERS, COACHES, AND STAFF.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3386 -- Reps. Shoopman, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hinson, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kelly, Kennedy, Kirsh, Knight, Leach, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Loftis, Lowe, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Mitchell, Moody-Lawrence, Moss, Mulvaney, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rice, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sellers, Simrill, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Spires, Stavrinakis, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Umphlett, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Williams, Witherspoon and Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND JOEL DUNCAN, MINISTER OF MUSIC OF GREER FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH, FOR HIS ELEVEN YEARS OF OUTSTANDING AND DEDICATED SERVICE UPON THE OCCASION OF HIS RETIREMENT, AND TO WISH HIM MUCH SUCCESS AND HAPPINESS IN ALL HIS FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3387 -- Reps. Toole, Haley, Huggins, E.H. Pitts, Ballentine, Bingham, Bowen, Frye, McLeod, Ott and Spires: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO COMMEMORATE THE CENTENNIAL ANNIVERSARY OF THE UNITED PARCEL SERVICE OF AMERICA AND TO RECOGNIZE ITS MANY LASTING CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3388 -- Rep. Battle: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR TOMMESENIA FLOYD OF MARION COUNTY FOR HER OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTIONS TO HER FAMILY, FAITH, AND COMMUNITY, AND TO WISH HER ALL THE BEST IN THE COMING YEARS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3389 -- Reps. Thompson, Kirsh, Simrill, Cotty and Merrill: 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 REQUIRE AN ADDITIONAL AMOUNT EQUAL TO ONE QUARTER OF ONE PERCENT OF STATE GENERAL FUND REVENUE IN THE LATEST COMPLETED FISCAL YEAR TO BE HELD IN THE GENERAL RESERVE FUND IN SUCCEEDING FISCAL YEARS EACH TIME THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY ENACTS LEGISLATION CUMULATIVELY RAISING BY AT LEAST ONE PERCENT THE AMOUNT OF GENERAL FUND REVENUES OF THE PRECEDING FISCAL YEAR THAT MAY BE USED TO SERVICE STATE GENERAL OBLIGATION DEBT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3390 -- Reps. Merrill, Herbkersman, Funderburk, Mulvaney and Mahaffey: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 12-6-3588 SO AS TO ALLOW A STATE INCOME TAX CREDIT EQUAL TO TWENTY PERCENT OF THE QUALIFIED EXPENDITURES OF PHOTOVOLTAIC, SOLAR, AND FUEL CELL PROPERTY CREDITS ALLOWED AGAINST A TAXPAYER'S FEDERAL INCOME TAX LIABILITY.
Introduced and Committed
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H. 3391 -- Reps. Moss and Littlejohn: A BILL TO PROVIDE THAT THE PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION SHALL REQUIRE COUNTYWIDE TOLL-FREE CALLING TO BE PROVIDED BY ALL TELEPHONE UTILITIES OPERATING WITHIN CHEROKEE COUNTY BY JULY 1, 2007, AND PROVIDE FOR RELATED MATTERS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3392 -- Reps. Loftis, Shoopman, Davenport, Haley, Bedingfield, Cato, Hinson, Perry, Rice, G.R. Smith, Spires, Toole and Witherspoon: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING CHAPTER 60 TO TITLE 48 TO ENACT "THE SOUTH CAROLINA MANUFACTURER RESPONSIBILITY AND CONSUMER CONVENIENCE INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY EQUIPMENT COLLECTION AND RECOVERY ACT"; TO PROVIDE CERTAIN FINDINGS BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY RELATED TO THE ACT; TO PROVIDE CERTAIN DEFINITIONS RELATED TO THE ACT; TO REQUIRE A MANUFACTURER OF CERTAIN COMPUTING, DISPLAY, OR PRINTING EQUIPMENT TO OFFER A RECOVERY PROGRAM FOR THE COLLECTION OF SUCH EQUIPMENT FROM A CONSUMER IN A MANNER CONVENIENT TO THE CONSUMER; TO REQUIRE A MANUFACTURER TO DOCUMENT ITS COMPLIANCE WITH THIS CHAPTER IN AN ANNUAL REPORT TO THE DEPARTMENT; TO LIMIT THE LIABILITY OF A MANUFACTURER FOR DAMAGE SUSTAINED BY A CONSUMER FROM INFORMATION CONTAINED ON EQUIPMENT RETURNED BY THE CONSUMER TO A MANUFACTURER THROUGH THE MANUFACTURER'S RECOVERY PROGRAM; TO REQUIRE A RETAILER TO SELL ONLY EQUIPMENT MANUFACTURED IN COMPLIANCE WITH THIS CHAPTER; TO LIMIT THE LIABILITY OF A RETAILER FOR DAMAGE SUSTAINED BY A CONSUMER FROM INFORMATION CONTAINED ON EQUIPMENT SOLD BY THE RETAILER TO A CONSUMER AND RETURNED TO THE MANUFACTURER OF THE EQUIPMENT THROUGH THE MANUFACTURER'S RECOVERY PROGRAM; TO REQUIRE A MANUFACTURER TO EDUCATE CONSUMERS ABOUT THE MANUFACTURER'S RECOVERY PROGRAM; TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT TO EDUCATE CONSUMERS ABOUT ALL RECOVERY PROGRAMS AVAILABLE IN THIS STATE; TO ENABLE THE DEPARTMENT TO AUDIT A MANUFACTURER TO DETERMINE THE MANUFACTURER'S COMPLIANCE WITH THIS CHAPTER; TO PROVIDE THAT FINANCIAL AND PROPRIETARY INFORMATION SUBMITTED TO THE DEPARTMENT BY A MANUFACTURER OR RETAILER PURSUANT TO THIS CHAPTER IS EXEMPT FROM PUBLIC DISCLOSURE; TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT TO REPORT ANNUALLY INFORMATION PROVIDED BY A MANUFACTURER OR A RETAILER TO THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY; TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT TO DEVELOP STANDARDS FOR RECOVERY PROGRAMS AND RECOVERER CERTIFICATION THAT COMPLY WITH THE ELECTRONICS RECYCLING OPERATING PRACTICES OF THE INSTITUTE OF SCRAP RECYCLING INDUSTRIES; AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT MAY PROMULGATE RULES AND REGULATIONS NEEDED TO IMPLEMENT THIS CHAPTER'S PROVISIONS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3393 -- Reps. Harrell, Cooper, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hinson, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kelly, Kennedy, Kirsh, Knight, Leach, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Loftis, Lowe, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Mitchell, Moody-Lawrence, Moss, Mulvaney, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rice, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sellers, Shoopman, Simrill, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Spires, Stavrinakis, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Umphlett, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Williams, Witherspoon and Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND MR. FRANK FUSCO, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD, FOR HIS THIRTY-FOUR YEARS OF DISTINGUISHED AND DEDICATED SERVICE TO THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA UPON HIS RETIREMENT FROM THIS POSITION, AND TO WISH HIM MUCH SUCCESS AND FULFILLMENT IN ALL HIS FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3394 -- Reps. W.D. Smith, Walker, Davenport, Anthony, Kelly, Littlejohn, Mahaffey, Talley and Mitchell: A BILL TO DESIGNATE SECTIONS 1, 2, 3, AND 4 OF ACT 906 OF 1962, AS AMENDED, AND SECTION 2 OF ACT 197 OF 1973, BOTH RELATING TO THE SPARTANBURG COUNTY COMMISSION FOR TECHNICAL AND COMMUNITY EDUCATION, AS SECTIONS 59-53-1110, 59-53-1120, 59-53-1130, AND 59-53-1140 OF THE 1976 CODE, TO BE CONTAINED IN ARTICLE 14, CHAPTER 53, TITLE 59, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, ENTITLED "SPARTANBURG COUNTY COMMISSION FOR TECHNICAL AND COMMUNITY EDUCATION"; TO REDUCE FROM FOUR TO TWO THE MEMBERS APPOINTED AT LARGE FROM SPARTANBURG COUNTY AND TO ADD ONE MEMBER FROM CHEROKEE COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT ONE AND ONE MEMBER FROM THE SCHOOL DISTRICT OF UNION COUNTY AND PROVIDE TRANSITION PROVISIONS; AND BY ADDING SUBARTICLE 3 TO ARTICLE 14, CHAPTER 53, TITLE 59 SO AS TO ENACT THE "SPARTANBURG COMMUNITY COLLEGE ENTERPRISE CAMPUS AUTHORITY ACT", TO PROVIDE FOR THE POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE SPARTANBURG COMMUNITY COLLEGE COMMISSION FOR PURPOSES OF THE DEVELOPMENT OF ITS CHEROKEE COUNTY AND TYGER RIVER CAMPUSES, TO PROVIDE FOR THE CREATION OF THE SPARTANBURG COMMUNITY COLLEGE ENTERPRISE CAMPUS AUTHORITY, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE AUTHORITY.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended

H. 3395 -- Rep. Funderburk: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO PROVIDE THAT THE SOUTH CAROLINA ENERGY OFFICE AND THE OFFICE OF REGULATORY STAFF SHALL PROVIDE A REPORT TO THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY NOT LATER THAN OCTOBER 1, 2007, THAT RECOMMENDS PROCESS AND PROCEDURES FOR ESTABLISHING NET METERING PROGRAMS AT ALL DISTRIBUTION ELECTRIC UTILITIES IN SOUTH CAROLINA, INCLUDING INVESTOR-OWNED ELECTRIC UTILITIES, ELECTRIC COOPERATIVES, MUNICIPAL-OWNED ELECTRIC UTILITIES, AND THE SOUTH CAROLINA PUBLIC SERVICE AUTHORITY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3396 -- Reps. Cato, Harrell, Sandifer, Bales, Battle, G. Brown, Chellis, Cooper, Haley, Hamilton, Harrison, Herbkersman, Howard, Jennings, Leach, Mack, Merrill, Ott, Owens, Perry, Scarborough, Thompson, Huggins, Dantzler and Viers: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 58-12-5, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE PURPOSES, FUNDING, AND PREEMPTION PROVISIONS IN REGARD TO CABLE TELEVISION SERVICES, SO AS TO INCLUDE VIDEO SERVICES THEREIN; TO AMEND ARTICLE 3, CHAPTER 12 OF TITLE 58, RELATING TO STATE-ISSUED CERTIFICATES OF FRANCHISE AUTHORITY FOR THE PROVISION OF CABLE SERVICES, SO AS TO ALSO MAKE THE PROVISIONS OF THIS ARTICLE APPLICABLE TO VIDEO SERVICES PROVIDED THROUGH WIRELINE FACILITIES; AND TO AMEND SECTION 58-9-2200, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS IN REGARD TO TELECOMMUNICATIONS SERVICES, SO AS TO REVISE THE DEFINITION OF "RETAIL TELECOMMUNICATIONS SERVICES".
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Ratified

H. 3397 -- Reps. Scott, Parks, Govan and Haskins: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 16-3-655, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO CRIMINAL SEXUAL CONDUCT WITH A MINOR, SO AS TO INCREASE THE AGE OF CONSENT FOR PURPOSES OF CRIMINAL SEXUAL CONDUCT WITH A MINOR IN THE SECOND DEGREE FROM SIXTEEN TO EIGHTEEN OR SEVENTEEN IF HE HAS GRADUATED FROM HIGH SCHOOL.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3398 -- Reps. Funderburk, Haskins and Brady: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 3 TO CHAPTER 96, TITLE 44 TO ENACT THE "ELECTRONICS RECYCLING ACT" SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL SHALL PROMULGATE REGULATIONS ON THE PROPER MANAGEMENT OF ELECTRONICS WASTE AND TO SPECIFY THE CONTENT OF THESE REGULATIONS; TO PROHIBIT THE SALE OF VIDEO DISPLAY DEVICES IN THIS STATE IF THE MANUFACTURER IS NOT IN COMPLIANCE WITH THIS ARTICLE; TO ESTABLISH CONSUMER ELECTRONICS WASTE RECYCLING FEES ON THE PURCHASE OF VIDEO DISPLAY DEVICES TO BE COLLECTED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE; TO ESTABLISH THE ELECTRONICS RECYCLING FUND AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE USES OF THE MONIES IN THE FUND; TO REQUIRE RETAILERS TO PROVIDE INFORMATION TO CONSUMERS DESCRIBING HOW AND WHERE TO RETURN AND RECYCLE ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT; TO PROVIDE THAT A RETAILER MAY RETAIN THREE PERCENT OF THE ELECTRONICS WASTE RECYCLING FEE FOR ADMINISTRATIVE COSTS IN COLLECTING THE FEE, TO PROVIDE THAT A PORTION OF THE ELECTRONICS WASTE FEE COLLECTED BY A RETAILER MAY BE REFUNDED TO THE RETAILER WHO DELIVERS ELECTRONICS WASTE TO A RECYCLER, AND TO ALSO PROVIDE THAT FUNDS MUST BE DISBURSED TO EACH COUNTY BASED ON POPULATION; TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT TO REVIEW AND ADJUST ELECTRONICS WASTE RECYCLING FEES BIENNIALLY AND TO MAKE ADJUSTMENTS TO ENSURE THAT THESE FEES GENERATE SUFFICIENT REVENUE TO FUND THIS RECYCLING PROGRAM; TO REQUIRE MANUFACTURERS TO SUBMIT ANNUAL REPORTS TO THE DEPARTMENT ON THE SALE OF ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT; TO ESTABLISH CIVIL PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS; TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT SHALL ESTABLISH AND UPDATE STATEWIDE RECYCLING GOALS; AND TO PROVIDE THAT THIS ARTICLE MAY NOT BE IMPLEMENTED IF FEDERAL LAW TAKES EFFECT REGULATING ELECTRONICS WASTE OR IF A COURT ISSUES A JUDGMENT HOLDING THAT OUT-OF-STATE MANUFACTURERS OF ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT OR RETAILERS MAY NOT BE REQUIRED TO COLLECT THE ELECTRONICS WASTE RECYCLING FEE ESTABLISHED PURSUANT TO THIS ARTICLE.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3399 -- Rep. Harrell: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO ADOPT REVISED CODE VOLUMES 9 AND 10 AND NEW VOLUME 9A 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, 2007.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Ratified

H. 3400 -- Rep. Talley: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE THE DORMAN HIGH SCHOOL FIGHTING CAVALIERS SWIM TEAM ON ITS IMPRESSIVE WIN OF THE GIRLS MEDLEY RELAY EVENT AT THE 2006 AAAA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP, AND TO HONOR THE SWIMMERS AND THEIR COACH, AMY THOMPSON, ON AN EXCEPTIONAL SEASON.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3401 -- Reps. Sandifer and Whitmire: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR HENRY H. GORDON, JR., OF OCONEE COUNTY, FOR HIS OUTSTANDING LEADERSHIP AS DIRECTOR OF OCONEE COUNTY EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS AND TO WISH HIM ALL THE BEST UPON HIS RETIREMENT.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3402 -- Rep. Talley: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR TO THE CHEERLEADING TEAM, COACHES, AND SCHOOL OFFICIALS OF THE DORMAN HIGH SCHOOL COMPETITION CHEER TEAM, AT A DATE AND TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, TO CONGRATULATE THEM ON THEIR IMPRESSIVE WIN OF THE REGION II-AAAA COMPETITIVE CHEER STATE CHAMPIONSHIP, AND TO HONOR THE CHEERLEADERS AND THEIR COACH, KAMI APPLETON, ON AN EXCEPTIONAL SEASON.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3403 -- Rep. Talley: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE THE DORMAN HIGH SCHOOL FIGHTING CAVALIERS COMPETITION CHEER TEAM FOR ITS IMPRESSIVE WIN OF THE REGION II-AAAA COMPETITIVE CHEER STATE CHAMPIONSHIP, AND TO HONOR THE CHEERLEADERS AND THEIR COACH, KAMI APPLETON, ON AN EXCEPTIONAL SEASON.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3404 -- Rep. Talley: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND THE DORMAN HIGH SCHOOL BOYS SWIM TEAM FOR WINNING THE 2006 CLASS AAAA BOYS 200 FREE RELAY EVENT IN THE STATE CHAMPIONSHIP COMPETITION, AND FOR SETTING A NEW STATE RECORD FOR THE EVENT.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3405 -- Rep. Bannister: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND A WARM WELCOME AND OUR BEST WISHES FOR A SUCCESSFUL VISIT TO OUR FRIENDS FROM THE LYCÉE GODEFROY DE BOUILLON SCHOOL, CLERMONT-FERRAND, FRANCE, PARTICIPATING IN THE STUDENT EXCHANGE PROGRAM WITH J. L. MANN HIGH SCHOOL, OF GREENVILLE COUNTY.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3406 -- Reps. Sellers, Govan and Ott: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 44-7-3455, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO HOSPITALS NOT SUBJECT TO THE PROVISIONS OF THE HOSPITAL PATIENT SAFETY ACT, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT PROVISIONS OF THAT ACT DO NOT APPLY TO SPECIALIZED HOSPITALS LICENSED EXCLUSIVELY FOR TREATMENT OF ALCOHOL OR DRUG TREATMENT THAT ARE UNDER CONTRACT WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF ALCOHOL AND OTHER DRUG ABUSE SERVICES.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 3407 -- Reps. Ott, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Hart, Hosey, Howard, Jefferson, Knight, McLeod, J.H. Neal, J.E. Smith and Williams: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REAFFIRM THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY'S COMMITMENT TO OPEN GOVERNMENT IN SOUTH CAROLINA; TO RECOGNIZE THE ROLE PLAYED BY THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT IN OPEN GOVERNMENT AND TO EXPRESS APPRECIATION TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA PRESS ASSOCIATION FOR ITS ROLE IN PROMOTING OPEN GOVERNMENT; TO DECLARE MARCH 11, 2007, AS "SUNSHINE SUNDAY" AND MARCH 11-17, 2007, AS "OPEN GOVERNMENT WEEK IN SOUTH CAROLINA" AND TO ENCOURAGE PARTICIPATION IN THESE ACTIVITIES COMMEMORATING OUR OPEN, DEMOCRATIC GOVERNMENT.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Adopted

H. 3408 -- Reps. Witherspoon, Barfield, Merrill, Ceips, Brantley, Chellis, Coleman, Crawford, Davenport, Duncan, Edge, Hardwick, Harrison, Hinson, Kelly, Loftis, Lowe, Mahaffey, Moss, M.A. Pitts, Sandifer, W.D. Smith, Thompson and Walker: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND SOUTH CAROLINA MARINAS FOR THEIR VITAL ROLE IN PROVIDING A GATEWAY TO BOATING FOR THE CITIZENS AND VISITORS OF SOUTH CAROLINA AND TO RECOGNIZE AUGUST 11, 2007, AS NATIONAL MARINA DAY TO HONOR MARINAS FOR THEIR MANY CONTRIBUTIONS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3409 -- Reps. Scarborough and Limehouse: A BILL TO PROVIDE THAT THE CHARLESTON COUNTY AVIATION AUTHORITY'S MEMBERSHIP SHALL BE INCREASED BY TWO MEMBERS, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THESE MEMBERS SHALL BE THE CHAIRMAN AND VICE CHAIRMAN OF THE CHARLESTON COUNTY LEGISLATIVE DELEGATION, OR THEIR DESIGNEES.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Message to Senate
Message from Senate
Ratified
Veto Message
Veto Overridden

H. 3410 -- Reps. Edge, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hinson, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kelly, Kennedy, Kirsh, Knight, Leach, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Loftis, Lowe, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Mitchell, Moody-Lawrence, Moss, Mulvaney, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rice, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sellers, Shoopman, Simrill, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Spires, Stavrinakis, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Umphlett, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Williams, Witherspoon and Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION DECLARING JANUARY 2007, AS GLAUCOMA AWARENESS MONTH.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3411 -- Reps. Huggins and Cotty: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-140, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO A BASIC SOUTH CAROLINA DRIVER'S LICENSE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON UNDER THE AGE OF EIGHTEEN HOLDING A BASIC DRIVER'S LICENSE MAY NOT OPERATE A MOTOR VEHICLE BETWEEN MIDNIGHT AND SIX O'CLOCK A.M. WITHOUT HIS PARENT OR GUARDIAN ACCOMPANYING HIM IN THE VEHICLE UNLESS REQUIRED TO DO SO FOR CERTAIN SPECIFIC REASONS, AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATION.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3412 -- Reps. Hosey, Alexander, R. Brown, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Hart, Jefferson, Mitchell, Weeks and Williams: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 41-10-15 SO AS TO ESTABLISH A STATE MINIMUM WAGE; BY ADDING SECTION 12-6-3475 SO AS TO ALLOW A ONE-TIME TAX CREDIT TO CERTAIN ELIGIBLE EMPLOYERS WHO PAY THE INCREASED MINIMUM WAGE; AND TO AMEND SECTION 6-1-130, RELATING TO THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A LOCAL MINIMUM WAGE IN EXCESS OF THE FEDERAL MINIMUM WAGE, SO AS TO PROHIBIT A POLITICAL SUBDIVISION FROM REQUIRING A MINIMUM WAGE LOWER THAN THE STATE MINIMUM WAGE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3413 -- Reps. Hosey, Mitchell, Spires, Williams and 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
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3414 -- Reps. Hosey, Alexander, R. Brown, Clyburn, Jefferson, Mitchell, Spires and Williams: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 3 TO CHAPTER 1, TITLE 40 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT ANY LICENSED HEALTH CARE PRACTITIONER AUTHORIZED TO WRITE PRESCRIPTIONS MUST WRITE SUCH PRESCRIPTIONS IN LEGIBLE WRITING IN TERMS THAT CAN BE UNDERSTOOD BY THE PERSON FOR WHOM THE PRESCRIPTION IS WRITTEN.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3415 -- Reps. Hosey and Jefferson: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 12-21-635 SO AS TO IMPOSE AN ADDITIONAL TAX OF 1.5 CENTS PER CIGARETTE; TO ESTABLISH THE SMOKING CESSATION AND HEALTH CARE FUND INTO WHICH MUST BE DEPOSITED FIFTY PERCENT OF THE REVENUE GENERATED FROM THE IMPOSITION OF THIS TAX AND WHICH MUST BE ADMINISTERED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES FOR REIMBURSEMENT OF AN INDIVIDUAL'S PERSONAL EXPENSES RELATED TO SMOKING CESSATION AND SMOKING RELATED HEALTH CARE DEVICES, EQUIPMENT, AND PROGRAMS; AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE REMAINING REVENUE GENERATED BY THIS TAX MUST BE CREDITED TO THE GENERAL FUND AND APPROPRIATED ANNUALLY BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO ADDRESS HEALTH NEEDS OF SOUTH CAROLINIANS, INCLUDING USING SUCH FUNDS FOR MEDICAID MATCHING FUNDS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3416 -- Reps. Hosey, R. Brown, Clyburn, Jefferson, Weeks, Williams and Hart: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 16-13-480 SO AS TO CREATE THE CRIME OF ENGAGING IN THE BUSINESS OF DEFERRED PRESENTMENT IN THIS STATE, TO PROVIDE THAT A VIOLATION IS A FELONY, AND TO PROVIDE FOR A MANDATORY MINIMUM PENALTY; AND TO REPEAL CHAPTER 39 OF TITLE 34, RELATING TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA DEFERRED PRESENTMENT SERVICES ACT.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3417 -- Reps. Whipper, Breeland, R. Brown, Clyburn, Harvin, Hosey, Mack and Sellers: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 79 OF TITLE 44, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, THE "PHYSICAL FITNESS SERVICES ACT", SO AS TO DELETE A TANNING CENTER AND MARTIAL ARTS STUDIO FROM ITS APPLICABILITY, PROVIDE FOR PERMANENT CLOSURE OF A SUBJECT FACILITY AS AN EVENT ALLOWING CANCELLATION OF A CONTRACT, DEFINE "PERMANENT CLOSURE", PROVIDE FOR RETURN OF UNEARNED PAYMENTS AND ANY EVIDENCE OF INDEBTEDNESS TO THE CANCELING CUSTOMER, THAT A SUBJECT CONTRACT MUST NOT BE SOLD OR ASSIGNED WITHOUT THE CUSTOMER'S CONSENT OR REQUIRE A CUSTOMER TO AFFIRMATIVELY CANCEL THE CONTRACT TO STOP AUTOMATIC RENEWAL, THAT A CONTRACT MAY BE ON A MONTH-TO-MONTH BASIS AND MAY BE PAID FOR BY AUTOMATIC DEBITS SUBJECT TO CERTAIN LIMITATIONS, THAT A SUBJECT CONTRACT IS VOIDABLE BY THE CUSTOMER IF THE FACILITY FAILS TO OBTAIN THE REQUISITE CERTIFICATE OF AUTHORITY, AND THAT THE PROVISIONS ARE ENFORCEABLE BY THE DEPARTMENT OF CONSUMER AFFAIRS AND THE ATTORNEY GENERAL.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3418 -- Reps. Whipper, Battle, R. Brown, Cobb-Hunter, Harvin, Hosey, Limehouse, Sellers and Spires: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 58-15-915 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT DURING THE HOURS OF SEVEN A.M. TO NINE A.M., TWELVE O'CLOCK NOON UNTIL TWO P.M., AND FOUR P.M. UNTIL SIX P.M., IN ORDER NOT TO CAUSE A HAZARD TO PUBLIC VEHICULAR TRANSPORTATION, A TRAIN IN A MUNICIPALITY MAY NOT BLOCK FOUR LANE INTERSECTIONS FOR MORE THAN FIVE MINUTES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3419 -- Reps. Whipper, Breeland, R. Brown, Clyburn, Harvin, Hosey, Mack and Hart: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 34-39-150, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO APPLICATION FOR LICENSURE AS A DEFERRED PRESENTMENT SERVICE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE BOARD OF FINANCIAL ADVISORS NOTIFY THE SECRETARY OF STATE OF THE NAME AND ADDRESS OF EACH LICENSEE; TO AMEND SECTION 34-39-160, RELATING TO QUALIFICATIONS FOR LICENSURE AS A DEFERRED PRESENTMENT SERVICE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE APPLICANT MAY NOT PLACE A LICENSED LOCATION WITHIN A THREE-MILE RADIUS OF AN EXISTING LICENSED LOCATION OR THE LOCATION OF A CHECK-CASHING SERVICE; TO AMEND SECTION 34-39-180, RELATING TO RESTRICTIONS AND REQUIREMENTS FOR PRESENTMENT OR DEPOSIT, SO AS TO LIMIT THE AGGREGATE TOTAL OF ADVANCED MONIES TO ONE CUSTOMER IN ANY THIRTY-ONE DAY PERIOD TO THREE HUNDRED DOLLARS; AND TO AMEND SECTION 34-39-190, RELATING TO BOOKS, ACCOUNTS, AND RECORDS OF A DEFERRED PRESENTMENT SERVICE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THEY MUST BE ACCESSIBLE BY THE DEPARTMENT OF CONSUMER AFFAIRS.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3420 -- Rep. Lucas: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 11-11-158 SO AS TO ALLOW EACH SCHOOL DISTRICT IN A COUNTY, WHICH HAS SIXTY PERCENT OF THE STUDENTS IN EACH SCHOOL DISTRICT WITHIN THAT COUNTY WHO QUALIFY FOR FREE OR REDUCED LUNCHES AND WHERE EACH SCHOOL DISTRICT WITHIN THAT COUNTY ADOPTS A RESOLUTION, TO ELECT TO BE EXEMPT FROM THE DISTRIBUTION OF REVENUE REQUIREMENTS CONTAINED IN SECTION 11-11-156, AND TO USE THE SALES TAXES, IMPOSED PURSUANT TO SECTION 12-36-1110, COLLECTED IN THAT COUNTY FOR SCHOOL OPERATING PURPOSES.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3421 -- Reps. Williams, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, Clyburn, Crawford, Hart, Hodges, Hosey, Jefferson, Lowe, Moss, Mulvaney, J.H. Neal, Neilson, Spires and Stavrinakis: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-6530, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PERSONS AND VEHICLES THAT ARE EXEMPTED FROM THE PROVISIONS THAT REQUIRE VEHICLES TO BE EQUIPPED WITH SAFETY BELTS AND PERSONS TO WEAR SAFETY BELTS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT ONLY SCHOOL BUSES PURCHASED BEFORE JANUARY 1, 2008 ARE EXEMPTED FROM THE PROVISIONS THAT REQUIRE CERTAIN VEHICLES TO BE EQUIPPED WITH SAFETY BELTS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3422 -- Reps. Cooper and Kirsh: A BILL TO AMEND SECTIONS 11-11-155 AND 11-11-156, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE HOMESTEAD EXEMPTION FUND AND THE MANNER IN WHICH THE SCHOOL DISTRICTS OF THE STATE RECEIVE REVENUES FROM THE HOMESTEAD EXEMPTION FUND, SO AS TO CLARIFY THE METHOD OF DETERMINING AND CALCULATING THESE PAYMENTS, PROVIDING THE SCHEDULE OF THE PAYMENTS TO SCHOOL DISTRICTS, SPECIFYING THE SOURCE OF THE TWO AND ONE-HALF MILLION DOLLAR MINIMUM PAYMENT TO A COUNTY FOR SCHOOL DISTRICTS IN THE COUNTY, AND SPECIFYING WHEN A REMAINING BALANCE IN THE HOMESTEAD EXEMPTION FUND IS REMITTED TO COUNTIES FOR PURPOSES OF THE COUNTY OPERATING MILLAGE PROPERTY TAX CREDIT FOR OWNER-OCCUPIED RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY; TO AMEND SECTION 6-1-320, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE LIMIT ON PROPERTY TAX MILLAGE INCREASES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A REDUCTION IN POPULATION DOES NOT DECREASE THE APPLICABLE LIMIT; TO AMEND SECTION 12-37-670, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE OPTIONAL ACCELERATION OF LISTING REAL PROPERTY FOR PROPERTY TAX, SO AS TO CORRECT A REFERENCE; TO AMEND SECTIONS 12-37-3130 AND 12-37-3150, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS AND ASSESSABLE TRANSFERS OF INTEREST FOR PURPOSES OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA REAL PROPERTY VALUATION REFORM ACT, SO AS TO REVISE THE DEFINITION OF "CONVEYANCE" AND PROVIDE THAT TRANSFERS OCCUR WHEN INSTRUMENTS ARE EXECUTED WITHOUT REFERENCE TO THE DATE OF RECORDING AND TO PROVIDE THAT FAILURE TO RECORD GIVES RISE TO NO INFERENCE OR TO WHETHER OR NOT A TRANSFER HAS OCCURRED; TO AMEND SECTION 12-43-220, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO CLASSIFICATION AND ASSESSMENT OF PROPERTY FOR PURPOSES OF PROPERTY TAX, SO AS TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL INFORMATION AND CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS TO OBTAIN THE SPECIAL FOUR PERCENT ASSESSMENT RATIO FOR OWNER-OCCUPIED RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY, TO PROVIDE PERIODIC REAPPLICATION AS THE ASSESSOR DETERMINES NECESSARY, TO REVISE THE APPLICATION OF A PROVISION OF THE INTERNAL REVENUE CODE OF 1986 USED IN DETERMINING WHETHER OR NOT RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY QUALIFIES FOR THE FOUR PERCENT ASSESSMENT RATIO, AND TO REVISE THE PENALTY FOR FAILURE TO TIMELY NOTIFY THE ASSESSOR WHEN REAL PROPERTY NO LONGER QUALIFIES FOR THIS SPECIAL ASSESSMENT RATIO; TO AMEND SECTION 12-51-50, AS AMENDED, AND SECTION 12-51-70, RELATING TO DELINQUENT TAX SALES, SO AS TO REPLACE THE REFERENCE TO LEGAL SALES DATE WITH THE ADVERTISED DATE FOR THE SALE AND INCREASE FROM THREE HUNDRED TO ONE THOUSAND DOLLARS THE MAXIMUM PENALTY FOR DEFAULTING ON A TAX SALE BID; TO AMEND SECTION 12-54-240, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE OFFENSE OF DISCLOSURE OF TAX INFORMATION, SO AS TO REVISE AN EXEMPTION TO THIS OFFENSE; TO AMEND SECTION 12-60-2510, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PROPERTY TAX APPEALS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IN NONREASSESSMENT YEARS, AN APPEAL MADE BEFORE THE FIRST PENALTY DATE FOR TAXES FOR THE YEAR APPLIES FOR THAT YEAR AND AN APPEAL FILED ON OR AFTER THAT DATE APPLIES FOR THE NEXT YEAR; TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-40, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS FOR PURPOSES OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA INCOME TAX ACT, SO AS TO UPDATE THE DATE BY WHICH THIS STATE ADOPTS BY REFERENCE VARIOUS PROVISIONS OF THE INTERNAL REVENUE CODE OF 1986; AND TO AMEND SECTION 12-36-2120, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO SALES TAX EXEMPTIONS, SO AS TO ALLOW A SALES TAX EXEMPTION FOR AN AMUSEMENT PARK RIDE AND ANY PARTS, MACHINERY, AND EQUIPMENT USED TO ASSEMBLE AND MAKE UP AN AMUSEMENT PARK RIDE OR PERFORMANCE VENUE FACILITY AND ANY RELATED OR REQUIRED MACHINERY, EQUIPMENT, AND FIXTURES LOCATED IN AN AMUSEMENT PARK OR THEME PARK THAT MEETS CERTAIN INVESTMENT AND EMPLOYMENT QUALIFICATIONS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended

H. 3423 -- Reps. Scarborough, Merrill, Stavrinakis, Hagood, Bowers, R. Brown, Chalk, Harrell, Herbkersman, Hinson, Limehouse and Miller: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO ESTABLISH THE COASTAL INSURANCE STUDY COMMITTEE TO EXAMINE THE HOMEOWNERS AND COMMERCIAL INSURANCE CRISIS FACING OWNERS OF PROPERTY SITUATED IN COUNTIES BORDERING THE SOUTH CAROLINA COAST, TO PROVIDE FOR THE MEMBERSHIP, POWERS, DUTIES, AND FUNCTIONS OF THE COMMITTEE, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE COMMITTEE SHALL RECEIVE SUCH FUNDING AS IS PROVIDED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY IN THE 2007-2008 GENERAL APPROPRIATIONS ACT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3424 -- Reps. Bannister, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hinson, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kelly, Kennedy, Kirsh, Knight, Leach, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Loftis, Lowe, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Mitchell, Moody-Lawrence, Moss, Mulvaney, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rice, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sellers, Shoopman, Simrill, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Spires, Stavrinakis, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Umphlett, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Williams, Witherspoon and Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND A WARM WELCOME AND BEST WISHES FOR A SUCCESSFUL VISIT TO OUR FRIENDS FROM COLONEL BY SECONDARY SCHOOL, OF GLOUCESTER, ONTARIO, CANADA, PARTICIPATING IN THE CULTURAL EXCHANGE PROGRAM WITH GREENVILLE SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL ACADEMY OF ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE, OF GREENVILLE COUNTY.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3425 -- Reps. Whipper, Breeland, R. Brown, Harvin, Mack, F.N. Smith, J.R. Smith, Stavrinakis and Weeks: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 20-7-7425 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A CHILD OR THE CHILD'S PARENT OR GUARDIAN MAY NOT WAIVE THE CHILD'S RIGHT TO COUNSEL WHEN THE FAMILY COURT PROCEEDING MAY RESULT IN DETENTION OR CONFINEMENT OF THE CHILD; AND TO AMEND SECTIONS 20-7-7215 AND 20-7-7415, RELATING TO FAMILY COURT DETENTION HEARINGS AND PREHEARING INQUIRIES AND INVESTIGATIONS, RESPECTIVELY, BOTH SO AS TO DELETE PROVISIONS ALLOWING A CHILD TO WAIVE THE RIGHT TO COUNSEL UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3426 -- Reps. Whipper, Breeland, R. Brown, Harvin, Limehouse, Mack, F.N. Smith and Stavrinakis: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-63-75 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT NO STUDENT ENROLLED IN GRADES 7-12 MAY BE RETAINED IN HIS PRESENT GRADE FOR THE NEXT SCHOOL YEAR EITHER AT HIS CURRENT SCHOOL OR AT ANOTHER SCHOOL OTHER THAN FOR ACADEMIC OR HEALTH REASONS WHICH ARE DOCUMENTED IN THE STUDENT'S INDIVIDUAL EDUCATION PLAN (IEP) OR IN OTHER RECORDS APPLICABLE TO THE STUDENT, AND TO PROVIDE THAT HEALTH REASONS DO NOT INCLUDE THOSE RELATING TO THE ATHLETIC ABILITIES OF THE STUDENT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3427 -- Reps. Whipper, Cobb-Hunter, Jennings, Mack, F.N. Smith, J.R. Smith, Weeks, Gullick, Mulvaney, Hamilton, G.R. Smith, Bedingfield and Haskins: 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, 2008, AND TO PROVIDE AN EXCEPTION FOR A COMMON LAW MARRIAGE EXISTING AS OF DECEMBER 31, 2007; 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
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Point of Order

H. 3428 -- Rep. G.M. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 28 OF TITLE 23, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO RESERVE POLICE OFFICERS, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES OF THE STATE TO APPOINT RESERVE OFFICERS IN THE SAME MANNER AS MUNICIPAL AND COUNTY LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Ratified

H. 3429 -- Reps. Cato, Harrell, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hinson, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kelly, Kennedy, Kirsh, Knight, Leach, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Loftis, Lowe, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Mitchell, Moody-Lawrence, Moss, Mulvaney, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rice, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sellers, Shoopman, Simrill, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Spires, Stavrinakis, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Umphlett, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Williams, Witherspoon and Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE NORTH GREENVILLE UNIVERSITY VARSITY FOOTBALL TEAM, COACHES, AND SCHOOL OFFICIALS, AT A DATE AND TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF RECOGNIZING AND COMMENDING THEM ON THEIR OUTSTANDING SEASON AND FOR CAPTURING THE 2006 NATIONAL CHRISTIAN COLLEGE ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION VICTORY BOWL CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3430 -- Reps. Cato, Harrell, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hinson, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kelly, Kennedy, Kirsh, Knight, Leach, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Loftis, Lowe, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Mitchell, Moody-Lawrence, Moss, Mulvaney, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rice, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sellers, Shoopman, Simrill, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Spires, Stavrinakis, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Umphlett, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Williams, Witherspoon and Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND THE NORTH GREENVILLE UNIVERSITY VARSITY FOOTBALL TEAM FOR ITS OUTSTANDING SEASON AND FOR CAPTURING THE 2006 NATIONAL CHRISTIAN COLLEGE ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION VICTORY BOWL CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE, AND TO HONOR THE TEAM'S EXCEPTIONAL PLAYERS, COACHES, AND STAFF.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3431 -- Rep. Crawford: 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 VOLUNTEER STATE CONSTABLES DESIGNATED BY THE STATE LAW ENFORCEMENT DIVISION AS ADVANCED STATE CONSTABLES AND TO PROVIDE THE ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR THIS DEDUCTION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3432 -- Reps. Walker and Skelton: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE THE TWENTY-FOUR SOUTH CAROLINA TECHNICAL COLLEGE STUDENTS NAMED TO SOUTH CAROLINA'S 2007 ALL-STATE ACADEMIC TEAM COMPETITION FOR TECHNICAL COLLEGES, COMMUNITY COLLEGES, AND JUNIOR COLLEGES SPONSORED BY PHI THETA KAPPA, THE AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF COMMUNITY COLLEGES, AND USA TODAY.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3433 -- Reps. Moss, Phillips and Littlejohn: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE THE GAFFNEY HIGH SCHOOL INDIANS VARSITY FOOTBALL TEAM FOR ITS OUTSTANDING WIN OF THE 2006 DIVISION I AAAA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP, AND TO HONOR THE PLAYERS AND THEIR COACH, PHIL STRICKLAND, ON AN EXCEPTIONAL, RECORD-BREAKING SEASON.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3434 -- Reps. J.E. Smith, Anthony, Barfield, Whipper, Scott, R. Brown, Hodges, Govan, Duncan, Cato, Cooper, Mack, Pinson, Crawford, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cotty, Funderburk, Hamilton, Hart, Hayes, Hosey, Howard, Jennings, Limehouse, Moss, J.H. Neal, Ott and Gullick: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 114, TITLE 59, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA NATIONAL GUARD TUITION ASSISTANCE ACT, SO AS TO ENACT THE "SOUTH CAROLINA NATIONAL GUARD COLLEGE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM ACT", TO DEFINE CERTAIN TERMS, TO PROVIDE FOR COLLEGE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM GRANTS TO BE ADMINISTERED BY THE COMMISSION ON HIGHER EDUCATION, TO PROVIDE ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS TO QUALIFY FOR THE GRANTS, TO PROVIDE FOR FUNDING TO BE APPROPRIATED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE COMMISSION ON HIGHER EDUCATION SHALL PROMULGATE REGULATIONS; TO AMEND SECTION 59-111-75, RELATING TO THE LOAN REPAYMENT PROGRAM FOR MEMBERS OF THE NATIONAL GUARD SERVING IN AREAS OF CRITICAL NEED, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE LOAN REPAYMENT PROGRAM MAY NOT ACCEPT NEW PARTICIPANTS AND PROVIDE THAT MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA NATIONAL GUARD WHO HAVE RECEIVED LOANS BEFORE THE 2007-08 ACADEMIC YEAR MAY CONTINUE TO RECEIVE THEIR LOANS AND HAVE THEIR LOANS FORGIVEN PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS UNDER WHICH THE LOAN PROGRAM BEGAN; AND TO REPEAL ARTICLE 6, CHAPTER 111, TITLE 59, RELATING TO ONE-HALF TUITION FOR MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA NATIONAL GUARD.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3435 -- Reps. Crawford, Bales and Gullick: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-6240, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE FORFEITURE, CONFISCATION, AND DISPOSITION OF A VEHICLE SEIZED AS A RESULT OF ITS OPERATOR'S CONVICTION FOR DRIVING WITH A SUSPENDED DRIVER'S LICENSE OR DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF INTOXICATING LIQUOR OR DRUGS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON CONVICTED OF DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF INTOXICATING LIQUOR OR DRUGS WHILE HIS DRIVER'S LICENSE IS SUSPENDED MUST HAVE THE MOTOR VEHICLE HE DROVE WHEN HE COMMITTED THE OFFENSE CONFISCATED.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3436 -- Rep. Crawford: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 57-23-800, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION'S MANAGEMENT OF VEGETATION ALONG INTERSTATE HIGHWAY MEDIANS, ROADSIDES, AND INTERCHANGES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT MAY UNDERTAKE THIS ACTIVITY AT ITS DISCRETION AFTER CONSIDERING COMMENTS FROM THE LOCAL GOVERNMENTAL AUTHORITY THAT HAS JURISDICTION OVER THE PORTION OF HIGHWAY SUBJECT TO THE VEGETATION MANAGEMENT POLICY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3437 -- Rep. J.E. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 50-9-25 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DIRECTOR OF THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES UPON APPLICATION MAY ISSUE WITHOUT CHARGE TEMPORARY HUNTING OR FISHING LICENSES UNDER THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS HE CONSIDERS APPROPRIATE FOR A PERIOD NOT TO EXCEED FORTY-EIGHT HOURS TO RESIDENTS OF THIS STATE PARTICIPATING IN HUNTING OR FISHING CHARITABLE EVENTS SPONSORED BY A NONPROFIT OR ELEEMOSYNARY ORGANIZATION FOR THE PURPOSE OF RAISING FUNDS OR ENGAGING IN EDUCATIONAL PROMOTIONAL ACTIVITIES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3438 -- Rep. Crawford: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-510, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE RATES AND INCOME BRACKETS APPLICABLE FOR INDIVIDUALS, ESTATES, AND TRUSTS FOR PURPOSES OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA INCOME TAX ACT, SO AS TO REDUCE THE TOP MARGINAL TAX RATE FROM SEVEN PERCENT TO 6.5 PERCENT AND TO UPDATE THE BRACKETS TO REFLECT PAST INFLATION ADJUSTMENTS, TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-520, RELATING TO ANNUAL INFLATION ADJUSTMENTS TO STATE INDIVIDUAL INCOME TAX BRACKETS, SO AS TO DELETE THE PROVISION LIMITING THE INFLATION ADJUSTMENT TO ONE-HALF OF THE ACTUAL INFLATION RATE AND THE OVERALL FOUR PERCENT LIMIT ON THE TOTAL INFLATION ADJUSTMENT, AND TO DELETE REDUNDANT LANGUAGE, AND TO AMEND SECTION 12-21-620, RELATING TO THE RATES OF THE LICENSE TAX ON TOBACCO PRODUCTS, SO AS TO INCREASE THE TAX ON CIGARETTES FROM .35 CENTS FOR EACH CIGARETTE TO 5.35 CENTS ON EACH CIGARETTE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3439 -- Rep. McLeod: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND THE NEWBERRY COLLEGE FOOTBALL TEAM FOR CAPTURING THE 2006 SOUTH ATLANTIC CONFERENCE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE AND FOR ITS SEASON-ENDING NATIONAL RANKING OF NUMBER TWELVE IN THE AMERICAN FOOTBALL COACHES ASSOCIATION'S TOP TWENTY-FIVE POLL.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3440 -- Rep. McLeod: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE NEWBERRY COLLEGE FOOTBALL TEAM, COACHES, AND SCHOOL OFFICIALS, AT A DATE AND TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF RECOGNIZING AND COMMENDING THEM FOR CAPTURING THE 2006 SOUTH ATLANTIC CONFERENCE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE AND FOR THEIR SEASON-ENDING NATIONAL RANKING OF NUMBER TWELVE IN THE AMERICAN FOOTBALL COACHES ASSOCIATION'S TOP TWENTY-FIVE POLL.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3441 -- Rep. McLeod: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND THE NEWBERRY HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL TEAM FOR ITS OUTSTANDING SEASON AND FOR CAPTURING THE 2006 CLASS AA UPPER STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3442 -- Reps. Moss, Phillips and Littlejohn: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR TO THE SCHOOL OFFICIALS, ATHLETES, AND COACHES OF THE GAFFNEY HIGH SCHOOL VARSITY FOOTBALL TEAM AT A DATE AND TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, TO CONGRATULATE THEM FOR THEIR OUTSTANDING WIN OF THE 2006 DIVISION I AAAA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP, AND TO HONOR THEM ON AN EXCEPTIONAL, RECORD-BREAKING SEASON.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3443 -- Rep. Lucas: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO HONOR PROFESSOR CHARLES DAVID BROOKS III, OF RICHLAND COUNTY, FOR HIS OUTSTANDING ACCOMPLISHMENTS IN THE FIELDS OF EDUCATION AND THEATRE AND FOR HIS DEDICATED SERVICE TO THE BUTLER HERITAGE FOUNDATION AND TO THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3444 -- Rep. Lucas: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO HONOR DR. LUNS C. RICHARDSON, OF SUMTER COUNTY, FOR HIS OUTSTANDING ACCOMPLISHMENTS IN THE FIELD OF EDUCATION AND FOR HIS DEDICATED SERVICE TO THE BUTLER HERITAGE FOUNDATION LEGACY AND TO THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3445 -- Reps. Huggins, Bowen, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hinson, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Jefferson, Jennings, Kelly, Kennedy, Kirsh, Knight, Leach, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Loftis, Lowe, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Mitchell, Moody-Lawrence, Moss, Mulvaney, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rice, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sellers, Shoopman, Simrill, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Spires, Stavrinakis, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Umphlett, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Williams, Witherspoon and Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO DECLARE TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 2007, AS "SOUTH CAROLINA REALTOR DAY" IN ORDER TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR THE MANY OUTSTANDING REALTORS AND REAL ESTATE PROFESSIONALS IN OUR STATE.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3446 -- Rep. Jennings: A BILL TO AMEND ACT 256 OF 1981, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE SCHOOL DISTRICT OF MARLBORO COUNTY, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE MEMBERS ARE ELECTED FROM ELECTION DISTRICTS CORRESPONDING TO THE EIGHT SINGLE-MEMBER ELECTION DISTRICTS FROM WHICH MEMBERS OF THE GOVERNING BODY OF MARLBORO COUNTY ARE ELECTED.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Ratified

H. 3447 -- Reps. Cato, Harrell, Scarborough, Hagood, Miller, Chellis, Bales, Hodges, Clemmons, Bowers and Gambrell: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO ESTABLISH A STUDY COMMITTEE TO EXAMINE THE PROPERTY AND CASUALTY INSURANCE CRISIS FACING OWNERS OF REAL PROPERTY SITUATED IN COUNTIES BORDERING THE ATLANTIC OCEAN, TO PROVIDE FOR THE MEMBERSHIP, POWERS, DUTIES, AND FUNCTIONS OF THE COMMITTEE, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE COMMITTEE SHALL SUBMIT ITS REPORT AND RECOMMENDATIONS BY APRIL 1, 2007.
Introduced
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Other proceedings

H. 3448 -- Rep. Hart: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 34-29-140, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO CHARGES PERMITTED AND OTHER PROVISIONS ALLOWED IN CONSUMER FINANCE TRANSACTIONS, SO AS TO EXCLUDE "PAYDAY LOANS", KNOWN AS DEFERRED PRESENTMENT TRANSACTIONS; TO AMEND SECTION 34-39-140, RELATING TO APPLICATION OF THE PROVISIONS REQUIRING LICENSING OF A PERSON ENGAGED IN THE BUSINESS OF DEFERRED PRESENTMENT TRANSACTIONS, SO AS TO MAKE THE PROVISIONS APPLICABLE TO A PERSON ACTUALLY ENGAGED IN THAT BUSINESS WHILE PURPORTING TO ACT AS AN ENTITY THAT WOULD NOT BE REQUIRED OTHERWISE TO BE LICENSED; TO AMEND SECTION 34-39-180, SO AS TO LIMIT THE NUMBER AND THE AMOUNT OF A TRANSACTION FOR EACH CUSTOMER AND TO CAP THE ANNUAL INTEREST RATE CHARGEABLE IN A DEFERRED PRESENTMENT TRANSACTION TO THIRTY-SIX PERCENT; TO AMEND SECTION 34-39-200, RELATING TO LIMITATIONS ON LICENSES, SO AS TO RESTATE THE LIMIT OF ONE CONTRACT WITH A CUSTOMER AT A TIME; TO AMEND SECTION 37-3-201, RELATING TO THE ALLOWABLE LOAN FINANCE CHARGE FOR CONSUMER LOANS, AND SECTION 37-3-305, RELATING TO THE POSTING OF A MAXIMUM RATE SCHEDULE FOR CONSUMER LOANS, BOTH SO AS TO EXCLUDE THEIR APPLICABILITY TO A DEFERRED PRESENTMENT TRANSACTION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3449 -- Rep. Clemmons: A BILL TO AMEND SECTIONS 7-5-10, 7-5-35, AND 7-13-70, ALL AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE APPOINTMENT AND REMOVAL OF MEMBERS OF THE COUNTY BOARD OF REGISTRATION AND COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF ELECTION AND THE COMPOSITIONS OF THESE BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS, SO AS TO REQUIRE THE GOVERNOR TO REMOVE A MEMBER OF THESE BOARDS OR COMMISSIONS WHO HAS NOT FULFILLED THE TRAINING REQUIREMENT.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Point of Order

H. 3450 -- Rep. Clemmons: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 38-75-740, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO RESTRICTIONS ON NONRENEWAL OF INSURANCE POLICIES, SO AS TO CHANGE FROM THIRTY TO NINETY DAYS THE MINIMUM TIME THAT IS REQUIRED THAT A NONRENEWAL NOTICE MUST BE SENT TO THE INSURED AND THE AGENT OF RECORD BEFORE THE EXPIRATION OR ANNIVERSARY DATE OF THE POLICY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3451 -- Reps. Cotty, Agnew, Anderson, Ballentine, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Breeland, R. Brown, Cato, Chalk, Chellis, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Cooper, Davenport, Edge, Funderburk, Hagood, Haley, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Herbkersman, Hinson, Hiott, Hosey, Howard, Jennings, Kennedy, Kirsh, Limehouse, McLeod, Miller, Moss, J.H. Neal, Neilson, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, Rice, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scott, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, Stavrinakis, Talley, Toole, Viers, Weeks, Whipper, Young and Loftis: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING CHAPTER 6 TO TITLE 30 SO AS TO ENACT "THE UNIFORM REAL PROPERTY RECORDING ACT", PROVIDING FOR THE AUTHORITY OF THE REGISTER OF MESNE CONVEYANCES IN A COUNTY TO RECEIVE AND RECORD DOCUMENTS AND INFORMATION IN ELECTRONIC FORM, SETTING FORTH CERTAIN REQUIREMENTS IN ACCEPTANCE OF ELECTRONIC DOCUMENTS BY A REGISTER, CHARGING THE OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY OF STATE WITH THE RESPONSIBILITY OF IMPLEMENTING THE ACT AND ADOPTING STANDARDS FOR THE RECEIPT, RECORDING, AND RETRIEVAL OF ELECTRONIC DOCUMENTS, AND PROVIDING DEFINITIONS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Debate Adjourned

H. 3452 -- Reps. Breeland, Bales, Bannister, Dantzler, Govan, Hosey, Jefferson, Knight, Mack, Miller, J.M. Neal, Rice, F.N. Smith and Williams: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 25-11-40, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO COUNTY VETERANS AFFAIRS OFFICERS, SO AS TO EXTEND THEIR TERMS FROM TWO YEARS TO FOUR YEARS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Request for Debate
Request for Debate
Point of Order
Reconsidered
Tabled

H. 3453 -- Reps. Hosey, R. Brown, Jefferson, F.N. Smith, Williams, Weeks and Battle: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 20-7-925 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IF A PERSON IS INCARCERATED FOR NONPAYMENT OF CHILD SUPPORT DURING THE TIME THE PERSON IS INCARCERATED AND FOR THREE MONTHS AFTER RELEASE, THE PERSON'S OBLIGATION TO PAY CHILD SUPPORT IS SUSPENDED, ARREARAGES DO NOT ACCRUE, AND EXISTING ARREARAGES ARE HELD IN ABEYANCE.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3454 -- Rep. Neilson: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND ORLANDO HUDSON, A NATIVE OF DARLINGTON COUNTY, FOR HIS OUTSTANDING SPORTS ACHIEVEMENTS IN THE FIELD OF BASEBALL.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3455 -- Reps. Huggins, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hinson, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Jefferson, Jennings, Kelly, Kennedy, Kirsh, Knight, Leach, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Loftis, Lowe, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Mitchell, Moody-Lawrence, Moss, Mulvaney, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rice, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sellers, Shoopman, Simrill, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Spires, Stavrinakis, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Umphlett, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Williams, Witherspoon and Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND THE IRMO MIDDLE SCHOOL CTEAM BOYS BASKETBALL TEAM FOR ITS OUTSTANDING SEASON AND FOR CAPTURING THE PALMETTO ATHLETIC CONFERENCE CHAMPIONSHIP, AND TO HONOR THE TEAM'S EXCEPTIONAL PLAYERS, COACHES, AND STAFF.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3456 -- Reps. M.A. Pitts, Pinson and Parks: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 6-1-150 SO AS TO AUTHORIZE A LOCAL OFFICIAL OR LANDOWNER TO SEEK TO REMOVE AND SELL OR REMOVE AND DESTROY A DERELICT MOBILE HOME BY APPLYING TO THE MAGISTRATES COURT AND TO ALLOW A LOCAL GOVERNING BODY TO IMPOSE A FEE TO DEFRAY THE COST OF LOCATION, IDENTIFICATION, AND INSPECTION OF DERELICT MOBILE HOMES; TO AMEND SECTION 12-49-85, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO UNCOLLECTIBLE REAL AND PERSONAL PROPERTY TAXES, SO AS TO ALLOW THE COUNTY AUDITOR TO WAIVE AND REMOVE FROM THE TAX DUPLICATE CURRENT AND DELINQUENT PROPERTY TAXES, ASSESSMENTS, COSTS, AND FEES FROM A MANUFACTURED HOME DEMOLISHED AND DISPOSED OF PURSUANT TO SECTION 6-1-150; AND BY ADDING SECTION 6-29-1145 SO AS TO CLARIFY THAT IF A LOCAL PLANNING AGENCY HAS NOTICE OF A RESTRICTIVE COVENANT ON A TRACT OR PARCEL OF LAND, THE LOCAL PLANNING AGENCY MUST NOT ISSUE A PERMIT FOR ACTIVITY THAT IS CONTRARY TO, CONFLICTS WITH, OR IS PROHIBITED BY THE RESTRICTIVE COVENANT UNLESS THE LOCAL PLANNING AGENCY RECEIVES CONFIRMATION FROM THE APPLICANT THAT THE RESTRICTIVE COVENANT HAS BEEN WAIVED FOR THE TRACT OR PARCEL OF LAND EITHER BY ACTION OF THE OTHER PROPERTY HOLDERS SUBJECT TO THE RESTRICTIVE COVENANT OR BY COURT ORDER.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Senate Amendments Amended
Proposed Amendment
Point of Order
Point of Order
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Message from Senate
Ratified

H. 3457 -- Reps. Mack, Breeland, R. Brown, Hosey, Limehouse and Stavrinakis: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 61-4-590, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO REVOCATION OR SUSPENSION OF PERMITS AUTHORIZING THE SALE OF BEER OR WINE, SO AS TO REQUIRE NOTIFICATION TO THE LICENSEE AND AN INDEPENDENT INVESTIGATION BY THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE BEFORE A LICENSEE'S PERMIT MAY BE REVOKED OR SUSPENDED; TO AMEND SECTION 61-4-10, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE DEFINITION OF BEERS, ALES, PORTERS, AND WINES THAT ARE CONSIDERED NONALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES, SO AS TO INCREASE THE SIZE OF CONTAINERS; TO AMEND SECTION 61-4-737, RELATING TO WINE TASTINGS, SO AS TO ALLOW TWENTY-FOUR WINE TASTINGS BY A RETAILER IN A QUARTER RATHER THAN IN A YEAR.
Introduced and Committed
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Amended
Proposed Amendment
Proposed Amendment
Proposed Amendment
Recalled
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Request for Debate
Point of Order
Point of Order
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Message to Senate
Ratified

H. 3458 -- Reps. Anderson, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hinson, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kelly, Kennedy, Kirsh, Knight, Leach, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Loftis, Lowe, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Mitchell, Moody-Lawrence, Moss, Mulvaney, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rice, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sellers, Shoopman, Simrill, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Spires, Stavrinakis, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Umphlett, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Williams, Witherspoon and Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND THE CARVERS BAY HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL TEAM FOR ITS OUTSTANDING SEASON AND FOR CAPTURING THE 2006 CLASS A DIVISION I STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE, AND TO HONOR THE TEAM'S EXCEPTIONAL PLAYERS, COACHES, AND STAFF.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3459 -- Reps. Anderson, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hinson, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kelly, Kennedy, Kirsh, Knight, Leach, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Loftis, Lowe, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Mitchell, Moody-Lawrence, Moss, Mulvaney, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rice, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sellers, Shoopman, Simrill, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Spires, Stavrinakis, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Umphlett, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Williams, Witherspoon and Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE CARVERS BAY HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL TEAM, COACHES, AND SCHOOL OFFICIALS, AT A DATE AND TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF RECOGNIZING AND COMMENDING THEM ON THEIR OUTSTANDING SEASON AND FOR CAPTURING THE 2006 CLASS A DIVISION I STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3460 -- Reps. Walker, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hinson, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kelly, Kennedy, Kirsh, Knight, Leach, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Loftis, Lowe, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Mitchell, Moody-Lawrence, Moss, Mulvaney, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rice, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sellers, Shoopman, Simrill, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Spires, Stavrinakis, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Umphlett, Vick, Viers, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Williams, Witherspoon and Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR SANDRA M. "SANDY" SMITH OF COLUMBIA FOR HER OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA AS RESEARCH DIRECTOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EDUCATION AND PUBLIC WORKS COMMITTEE, AND TO WISH HER ALL THE BEST IN HER NEW ENDEAVORS WITH THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3461 -- Rep. Walker: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR TO THE SCHOOL OFFICIALS, ATHLETES, AND COACHES OF THE LANDRUM HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS VOLLEYBALL TEAM AT A DATE AND TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, TO CONGRATULATE THEM FOR THEIR IMPRESSIVE WIN OF THE 2006 CLASS A STATE CHAMPIONSHIP, AND TO HONOR THEM ON AN EXCEPTIONAL SEASON.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3462 -- Rep. Walker: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE THE LANDRUM HIGH SCHOOL LADY CARDINALS VOLLEYBALL TEAM ON ITS IMPRESSIVE WIN OF THE 2006 CLASS A STATE CHAMPIONSHIP, AND TO HONOR THE PLAYERS AND THEIR COACH, DENISE RISKE, ON AN EXCEPTIONAL SEASON.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3463 -- Reps. Howard and Rutherford: 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, 2-19-90, 2-19-100, AND 2-19-110, 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
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Amended
Proposed Amendment
Proposed Amendment
Proposed Amendment
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Request for Debate
Point of Order
Point of Order

H. 3464 -- Reps. M.A. Pitts, Hardwick, Mulvaney, Loftis, Chellis, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Hiott, Littlejohn, Mahaffey, Mitchell, Owens, Parks, Rice, J.R. Smith, Umphlett and Crawford: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 31, TITLE 23, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 9 SO AS TO ENACT THE "SOUTH CAROLINA FIREARMS FREEDOM ACT" WHICH EXEMPTS FROM REGULATION UNDER THE COMMERCE CLAUSE OF THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION A FIREARM, FIREARM ACCESSORY, OR AMMUNITION MANUFACTURED AND RETAINED IN SOUTH CAROLINA.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3465 -- Reps. F.N. Smith, Whipper, Agnew, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Bannister, Bowers, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, Ceips, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Funderburk, Govan, Hagood, Harrison, Hart, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hosey, Jefferson, Jennings, Kelly, Kennedy, Leach, Loftis, Lucas, Mack, Mitchell, Moss, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Parks, Perry, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sellers, G.M. Smith, Spires, Stavrinakis, Talley, Thompson and Williams: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 15-3-20, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO COMMENCEMENT OF CIVIL ACTIONS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS IS TOLLED UPON THE FILING OF A SUMMONS AND COMPLAINT AND TO ALLOW AN ADDITIONAL ONE HUNDRED TWENTY DAYS TO ACCOMPLISH ACTUAL SERVICE UPON THE PAYMENT OF A SEVENTY-FIVE-DOLLAR EXTENSION FEE.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended

H. 3466 -- Reps. Umphlett, Hinson, E.H. Pitts, Haley, Ballentine, Huggins, Vick, Agnew, Anderson, Battle, Bingham, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chellis, Cobb-Hunter, Dantzler, Duncan, Funderburk, Hagood, Harvin, Herbkersman, Jefferson, Jennings, Knight, Limehouse, Lowe, Mahaffey, Merrill, Miller, Ott, Owens, Parks, Pinson, M.A. Pitts, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sellers, Simrill, Spires, Stavrinakis, Taylor, White, Whitmire, Williams, Toole, Bowen, Gullick, Hodges and Crawford: A BILL TO AMEND TITLE 49, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING CHAPTER 30 SO AS TO ENACT THE "PUBLIC WATERS NUISANCE ABATEMENT ACT" TO ALLOW THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES TO REMOVE OR REQUIRE THE REMOVAL OF CERTAIN UNPERMITTED STRUCTURES FROM THE PUBLIC WATERS OF THIS STATE UNDER CERTAIN SPECIFIED CONDITIONS, WITH A CORRESPONDING AUTHORITY OF AN FERC LICENSEE TO DO THE SAME ON A LAKE LICENSED IN CONNECTION WITH A HYDROPOWER FACILITY, CREATES THE PUBLIC WATERS NUISANCE ABATEMENT FUND TO PAY FOR STRUCTURE REMOVAL, PROVIDES FOR PERMITTING AND REGULATION OF EXISTING STRUCTURES FOR ONLY FIVE YEARS, PROVIDES CRIMINAL PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS, PROVIDES FOR AUTHORITY OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL TO DECLARE THESE UNPERMITTED STRUCTURES NUISANCES AND REQUIRE THEIR REMOVAL, AND PROVIDES FOR A CIVIL ACTION BY A PRIVATE CITIZEN; AND TO AMEND SECTION 48-1-85, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO REQUIREMENTS FOR HOUSEBOATS WITH MARINE TOILETS, SO AS TO REDEFINE "HOUSEBOAT".
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Amended
Debate Adjourned
Request for Debate
Point of Order
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 3467 -- Reps. Viers, Bannister, Bedingfield, Bowen, Haley, Loftis and Talley: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 5-3-160 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A MUNICIPALITY MAY NOT REQUIRE ANNEXATION AS A CONDITION PRECEDENT TO PROVIDING UTILITY SERVICES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3468 -- Reps. Perry, Cotty, Ballentine, F.N. Smith, Duncan, D.C. Smith, Haskins, Brantley, Crawford, Frye, Hagood, Harvin, Herbkersman, Hosey, Leach, Mahaffey, Miller, Moss, J.M. Neal, Stewart, Gullick, Bannister, Rice, Owens, Stavrinakis, Bedingfield and Funderburk: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 38-71-280 SO AS TO REQUIRE INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR TREATMENT OF PERVASIVE DEVELOPMENTAL DISORDERS AND TO DEFINE "PERVASIVE DEVELOPMENTAL DISORDER" AS A NEUROLOGICAL CONDITION, INCLUDING AUTISM AND ASPERGER'S SYNDROME.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3469 -- Reps. M.A. Pitts, Parks and Pinson: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 40-22-280, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO EXCEPTIONS FROM REGULATION OF LAND SURVEYORS, SO AS TO ALLOW A LAND SURVEYOR TO PREPARE A PLAT OF PROPERTY FOR AN AGENCY OF THE UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT PURSUANT TO APPLICABLE FEDERAL REGULATIONS, TO PERMIT THE EXCEPTION WHERE A PLAT DOES NOT MEET THE MINIMUM STANDARDS FOR A LAND SURVEY IN THIS STATE, TO RESTRICT THE USE OF A PLAT PREPARED UNDER THIS SUBSECTION TO AN AGENCY OF THE UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT; AND TO PROVIDE A DISCLAIMER REQUIREMENT FOR A PLAT PREPARED PURSUANT TO THIS ACT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3470 -- Reps. Funderburk and Lucas: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR MR. AND MRS. GRADY NEWMAN ON THE HAPPY OCCASION OF THEIR FIFTIETH WEDDING ANNIVERSARY, AND TO WISH THEM ALL THE BEST IN THE COMING YEARS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3471 -- Ways and Means Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROPRIATE CONTINGENCY RESERVE FUND REVENUES.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Amended
Senate Amendments Amended
Senate Amendments Amended
Proposed Amendment
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Other proceedings
Other proceedings
Point of Order
Point of Order
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Non-Concurrence
Conference Committee
Report of Conference Committee
Adopted
Message to Senate
Message to Senate
Message to Senate
Message to Senate
Message from Senate
Message from Senate
Message from Senate
Message from Senate
Ratified
Veto Message
Veto Overridden

H. 3472 -- Rep. Bingham: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR KEVIN HEISE, HEAD SOCCER COACH AT BROOKLAND-CAYCE HIGH SCHOOL, ON BEING SELECTED 2006 SOUTH CAROLINA LARGE SCHOOL DIVISION BOYS SOCCER COACH OF THE YEAR BY THE NATIONAL SOCCER COACHES ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3473 -- Reps. Mahaffey, Kelly and Talley: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE THE JAMES F. BYRNES HIGH SCHOOL MARCHING BAND ON CAPTURING THE 2006 SOUTH CAROLINA AAAA STATE MARCHING BAND CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3474 -- Reps. Mahaffey, Kelly 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 MARCHING BAND, DIRECTORS, AND SCHOOL OFFICIALS, AT A DATE AND TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF RECOGNIZING AND CONGRATULATING THEM ON CAPTURING THE 2006 SOUTH CAROLINA AAAA STATE MARCHING BAND CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3475 -- Reps. Witherspoon, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hinson, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kelly, Kennedy, Kirsh, Knight, Leach, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Loftis, Lowe, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Mitchell, Moody-Lawrence, Moss, Mulvaney, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rice, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sellers, Shoopman, Simrill, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Spires, Stavrinakis, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Umphlett, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Williams and Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND SOUTH CAROLINA'S FUTURE FARMERS OF AMERICA (FFA) MEMBERS AND ALL WHO SUPPORT, PROMOTE, AND ENCOURAGE THESE OUTSTANDING STUDENTS OF AGRICULTURAL EDUCATION DURING NATIONAL FUTURE FARMERS OF AMERICA WEEK, FEBRUARY 17-24, 2007.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3476 -- Reps. Walker, Harrell, Cato, Barfield, Battle, Jennings, Kennedy, Miller and Mulvaney: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 4 TO CHAPTER 25, TITLE 59 TO ENACT THE "AMERICAN BOARD FOR THE CERTIFICATION OF TEACHER EXCELLENCE ACT" SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A SCHOOL DISTRICT MAY HIRE INDIVIDUALS WHO ARE CERTIFIED BY THE AMERICAN BOARD FOR THE CERTIFICATION OF TEACHER EXCELLENCE (ABCTE) PURSUANT TO CERTAIN CONDITIONS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Senate Amendments Amended
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Message from Senate
Ratified

H. 3477 -- Reps. Spires, Mulvaney, Bingham, Frye, Haley, Bedingfield, Huggins, G.R. Smith, F.N. Smith, Bowen, Cobb-Hunter, Crawford, Hart, Hodges, Jefferson, Knight, Leach, Littlejohn, Lowe, E.H. Pitts, Scott, J.R. Smith, Stavrinakis, Toole and Williams: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-37-220, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTIONS, SO AS TO ALLOW AN EXEMPTION FROM ALL PROPERTY TAX EQUAL TO ONE HUNDRED PERCENT OF THE VALUE SUBJECT TO TAX OF AN OWNER-OCCUPIED RESIDENCE IF THE OWNER HAS ATTAINED THE AGE OF SIXTY-FIVE YEARS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3478 -- Reps. Spires, Haley, Huggins, Bedingfield, F.N. Smith, G.R. Smith, Ballentine, Crawford, Frye, Harvin, Jefferson, Knight, Leach, Littlejohn, Mitchell, J.R. Smith, Stavrinakis, Toole, Whipper and Weeks: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 20-7-1315, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO WAGE WITHHOLDING FOR THE COLLECTION AND ENFORCEMENT OF CHILD SUPPORT PAYMENTS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE FAMILY COURT SHALL ORDER WAGE WITHHOLDING UPON FINDING THAT A PERSON, WHO IS NOT REQUIRED TO PAY THROUGH WAGE WITHHOLDING OR THE FAMILY COURT, IS, OR HAS BEEN, IN ARREARS IN AN AMOUNT EQUAL TO THREE OR MORE MONTH'S SUPPORT OBLIGATION.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3479 -- Rep. Hosey: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO DIRECT THE COMPTROLLER GENERAL TO RELEASE PROPERTY TAX REIMBURSEMENTS FOR THE ALLENDALE COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT FOR THE 2005-06 FISCAL YEAR THAT ARE CURRENTLY BEING WITHHELD BECAUSE OF THE FAILURE OF THE ALLENDALE COUNTY GOVERNMENT TO SUBMIT AUDITED FINANCIAL REPORTS FOR THE 2004-05 FISCAL YEAR, WITH THE AMOUNT RELEASED TO BE BASED UPON THE DISTRICT'S PORTION OF THE TOTAL PROPERTY TAX MILLAGE FOR THE COUNTY, WHICH IS 57.9646 PERCENT, MULTIPLIED BY THE TOTAL AMOUNT WITHHELD FOR THE COUNTY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3480 -- Reps. Jefferson, Agnew, Ballentine, Hiott, Knight and Williams: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION RECOGNIZING THE WEEK OF FEBRUARY 4-10, 2007, AS NATIONAL HIV/AIDS AWARENESS WEEK.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3481 -- Reps. Cato, G. Brown, Cobb-Hunter, Cooper, Dantzler, Haley, Huggins, Leach, Owens, Skelton, G.M. Smith and Witherspoon: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 40-10-230, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PERSONS WHOM THE PROVISIONS OF CHAPTER 10, TITLE 40, REGULATING FIRE SPRINKLER CONTRACTORS, DO NOT APPLY, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT CHAPTER 10 DOES NOT APPLY TO PERSONS WHO ARE EMPLOYED BY PUBLIC INSTITUTIONS TO REPAIR, ALTER, MAINTAIN, TEST, OR INSPECT FIRE SPRINKLER SYSTEMS, WATER SPRAY SYSTEMS, OR WATER FOAM SYSTEMS IF THIS WORK IS CONDUCTED BY PERSONS UNDER THE CONTROL OR SUPERVISION OF A PERSON WITH A NICET LEVEL III CERTIFICATION AND IF THE PUBLIC INSTITUTION IS RESPONSIBLE FOR ACTS OF THESE EXEMPT EMPLOYEES.
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Veto Overridden

H. 3482 -- Rep. Talley: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-510, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE RATES AND INCOME BRACKETS APPLICABLE FOR INDIVIDUALS, ESTATES, AND TRUSTS FOR PURPOSES OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA INCOME TAX ACT, SO AS TO REDUCE THE TOP MARGINAL TAX RATE FROM SEVEN PERCENT TO 6.6 PERCENT AND TO UPDATE THE BRACKETS TO REFLECT PAST INFLATION ADJUSTMENTS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3483 -- Rep. Davenport: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 61-4-240, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO TEMPORARY POSSESSION, CONSUMPTION, AND SALE PERMITS OF BEER OR WINE, SO AS TO PROHIBIT THE ISSUANCE OF THESE PERMITS AT CERTAIN HIGH SCHOOL LEAGUE SPORTING EVENTS AND OTHER HIGH SCHOOL LEAGUE-SANCTIONED EVENTS OR COMPETITIONS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3484 -- Reps. Edge, Leach, Witherspoon, Barfield, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Brantley, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clemmons, Crawford, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrison, Haskins, Herbkersman, Hinson, Limehouse, Loftis, Lowe, Lucas, Merrill, Owens, M.A. Pitts, Rice, Scarborough, Shoopman, Simrill, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.R. Smith, Stewart, Toole, Viers and Young: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ENACTING THE "SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITY SCHOLARSHIP ACT" BY ADDING CHAPTER 18 TO TITLE 12 SO AS TO PROVIDE A CREDIT 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; BY ADDING ARTICLE 6 TO CHAPTER 63, TITLE 59 SO AS TO ALLOW CERTAIN STUDENTS TO USE AN EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITY SCHOLARSHIP EQUAL TO A PORTION OF THE AVERAGE STATE PER PUPIL EXPENDITURE TO TRANSFER FROM A FAILING PUBLIC SCHOOL TO ANOTHER PUBLIC SCHOOL OR TO AN INDEPENDENT SCHOOL, TO PROVIDE FOR AN ADDITIONAL AWARD FOR TRANSPORTATION OF THE TRANSFERRING STUDENT, TO DEFINE CERTAIN TERMS, TO PROVIDE THE DUTIES OF A FAILING PUBLIC SCHOOL AND THE DUTIES AND RIGHTS OF THE PARENT AND STUDENT WHO WISHES TO TRANSFER, AND TO PROVIDE FOR REPORTING, ACCOUNTABILITY, AND CONDUCTING OF EXAMINATIONS AND INVESTIGATIONS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3485 -- Rep. Talley: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-520, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO ANNUAL INFLATION ADJUSTMENTS TO STATE INDIVIDUAL INCOME TAX BRACKETS, SO AS TO DELETE THE PROVISION LIMITING THE INFLATION ADJUSTMENT TO ONE-HALF OF THE ACTUAL INFLATION RATE AND TO DELETE REDUNDANT LANGUAGE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3486 -- Reps. Gullick, F.N. Smith, Mulvaney, Witherspoon, Crawford, Delleney, Kirsh, Lowe, Moss, J.M. Neal, Spires, Bowen, Simrill, Funderburk, Ceips and R. Brown: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 49-21-55 SO AS TO REQUIRE THE SOUTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL TO REVIEW STREAM FLOW DATA REPORTED BY THE UNITED STATES GEOLOGICAL SURVEY AT A RIVER BASIN WHERE WATER FLOWS INTO THE STATE FROM A NEIGHBORING STATE AND WATER QUALITY DATA GENERATED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES, A NEIGHBORING STATE, AND THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL, AND TO PROVIDE A QUARTERLY REPORT OF THESE RECORDS TO VARIOUS GOVERNMENT ENTITIES, TO REPORT A SIGNIFICANT DECLINE IN THE WATER QUALITY OR FLOW OF A RIVER BASIN TO VARIOUS GOVERNMENT ENTITIES PROMPTLY; AND TO REQUIRE THE ATTORNEY GENERAL TO PURSUE ACTION NEEDED TO CAUSE A NEIGHBORING STATE TO IMPROVE THE QUALITY OR FLOW OF WATER FLOWING FROM THAT STATE INTO THIS STATE'S RIVER BASINS, AND TO REQUIRE THE ATTORNEY GENERAL TO PURSUE THE RECOVERY OF RELATED DAMAGES; TO AMEND SECTION 49-21-10, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS IN CONNECTION WITH THE INTERBASIN TRANSFER OF WATER, SO AS TO DEFINE A "SIGNIFICANT DECLINE IN WATER QUALITY AND FLOW".
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H. 3487 -- Reps. Spires, Bingham, Frye, Haley, Huggins, F.N. Smith, G.R. Smith, Bowen, Brantley, Crawford, Gambrell, Leach, Mitchell, E.H. Pitts and Weeks: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 20-7-95, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PARENTAL IMMUNITY IN CASES OF INCORRIGIBILITY OF A SEVENTEEN-YEAR-OLD CHILD, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IMMUNITY ALSO APPLIES IN CASES OF NEGLIGENT SUPERVISION IF THE CHILD IS EXCLUDED FROM THE HOME AND THERE IS A DEMONSTRABLE RECORD THAT THE CHILD IS INCORRIGIBLE.
Introduced and Committed
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H. 3488 -- Rep. Limehouse: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 40-60-255 SO AS TO DEFINE "REASONABLE CHARGES" FOR REAL ESTATE APPRAISAL SERVICES, TO PROVIDE FOR A CAUSE OF ACTION AGAINST A PERSON WHO WILFULLY FAILS TO PAY FOR THE SERVICES OF A REAL ESTATE APPRAISER, AND TO PROVIDE FOR LIQUIDATED DAMAGES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3489 -- Rep. Funderburk: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO HONOR AND COMMEND AUSTIN AND SALLY BROWN, OF CAMDEN, FOR THEIR DECADES OF SELFLESS EFFORT AND ONGOING COMMITMENT TO THE CITY OF CAMDEN AND KERSHAW COUNTY, RESULTING IN IMMEASURABLE CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE BETTERMENT OF LIFE FOR ALL WHO LIVE THERE, AND TO WISH THEM MUCH HAPPINESS AND SUCCESS IN ALL THEIR FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3490 -- Reps. G.M. Smith, E.H. Pitts, Delleney, Harrison, Hart, Lucas, Rutherford, Sandifer, Stavrinakis, Thompson, Weeks, Whitmire and McLeod: 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 5 SO AS TO CREATE THE "ALCOHOL EDUCATION PROGRAM ACT", TO PROVIDE THAT EACH SOLICITOR HAS THE AUTHORITY TO ESTABLISH A PROGRAM FOR PERSONS WHO COMMIT CERTAIN ALCOHOL-RELATED OFFENSES, AND TO PROVIDE PROCEDURES FOR THE OPERATION OF A PROGRAM AND REQUIREMENTS FOR PERSONS DESIRING TO ENTER A PROGRAM.
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Veto Overridden

H. 3491 -- Rep. Hayes: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION EXPRESSING THE CONGRATULATIONS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA TO THE TOWN OF LAKE VIEW ON THE OCCASION OF ITS CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3492 -- Rep. Anthony: A BILL TO REPEAL SECTION 12 OF ACT 79 OF 1955 AND SECTION 1 OF ACT 301 OF 1971, BOTH PREVIOUSLY CODIFIED AS PART OF SECTION 21-4172, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1962, RELATING TO THE OPERATION OF THE SCHOOL DISTRICT OF UNION COUNTY AND THE DETERMINATION OF THE RECOMMENDATIONS OF ITS BOARD OF TRUSTEES AND THE PROHIBITION OF CLOSING A HIGH SCHOOL IN UNION COUNTY WITHOUT A UNANIMOUS VOTE OF ITS TRUSTEES.
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H. 3493 -- Reps. Bingham, Toole, E.H. Pitts, Huggins, Haley, Ballentine, Cotty, McLeod, Spires and Young: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 9-1-1815 SO AS TO PROVIDE AN ADDITIONAL COST OF LIVING INCREASE EQUAL TO 1.4 PERCENT FOR SOUTH CAROLINA RETIREMENT SYSTEM RETIREMENT ALLOWANCES EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2007, SO THAT THE TOTAL OF INCREASE FOR THESE ALLOWANCES EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2007, EQUALS THE INCREASES IN THE CONSUMER PRICE INDEX AND TO PROVIDE FOR AN EMPLOYER CONTRIBUTION INCREASE NOT TO EXCEED ONE PERCENT TO FUND THIS COST OF LIVING INCREASE IF EARNING ON SYSTEM ASSETS WOULD NOT OTHERWISE ALLOW THE ADDITIONAL INCREASE.
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H. 3494 -- Rep. Bingham: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 6-1-145 SO AS TO ALLOW A COUNTY AND MUNICIPALITY BY ORDINANCE TO IMPLEMENT A SENIOR CITIZEN PROPERTY TAX WORK-OFF PROGRAM ALLOWING PROPERTY TAXPAYERS ELIGIBLE FOR THE HOMESTEAD EXEMPTION TO WORK OFF THE COUNTY OR MUNICIPAL PORTION OF PROPERTY TAX ON THE TAXPAYER'S RESIDENCE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3495 -- Rep. Kirsh: A BILL TO AMEND SECTIONS 8-11-160 AND 8-11-165, BOTH AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE AGENCY HEAD SALARY COMMISSION, SO AS TO INCLUDE TECHNICAL COLLEGE PRESIDENTS AS OFFICIALS TO WHICH THESE PROVISIONS APPLY.
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H. 3496 -- Reps. G.M. Smith, Harrison, Cotty, Shoopman, Duncan, Davenport, Leach, Haley, Huggins, McLeod, G.R. Smith, F.N. Smith, Allen, Bales, Ballentine, Barfield, Bingham, Bowen, Brady, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clemmons, Cooper, Crawford, Edge, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harvin, Haskins, Herbkersman, Hinson, Hiott, Jefferson, Kirsh, Knight, Littlejohn, Loftis, Lucas, Merrill, Moss, Neilson, Ott, Parks, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rice, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Simrill, Skelton, D.C. Smith, J.R. Smith, Spires, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Toole, Umphlett, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Witherspoon and Young: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-10, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DEFINITION OF TERMS WITH REGARD TO THE DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES, SO AS TO REVISE THE DEFINITION OF THE TERMS "OPERATOR", "MOTOR VEHICLE", AND "DRIVER"; TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-286, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE SUSPENSION OF A DRIVER'S LICENSE OR PERMIT, OR THE DENIAL OF THE ISSUANCE OF A LICENSE OR A PERMIT TO A PERSON UNDER THE AGE OF TWENTY-ONE WHO HAS OPERATED A MOTOR VEHICLE WHILE UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF ALCOHOL, SO AS TO SUBSTITUTE THE TERM "OPERATES" FOR THE TERM "DRIVES", THE TERM "REASONABLE SUSPICION" FOR THE TERM "PROBABLE CAUSE TO BELIEVE", AND THE TERM "INFORMED" FOR THE TERM "NOTIFIED IN WRITING", TO DELETE A REFERENCE TO SECTION 56-5-2933, TO DELETE THE PROVISION THAT REQUIRES THE RECORDING OF THE PERIOD PRIOR TO THE ADMINISTRATION OF A BREATH TEST, TO REVISE THE PERIOD OF TIME A PERSON'S PRIVILEGE TO DRIVE MUST BE SUSPENDED WHEN HE REFUSES TO SUBMIT TO A CHEMICAL TEST TO DETERMINE WHETHER HE WAS OPERATING A VEHICLE WHILE UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF ALCOHOL OR ANOTHER ILLEGAL SUBSTANCE OR SUBMITS TO THE TEST AND THE TEST RESULTS INDICATE CERTAIN LEVELS OF ALCOHOL CONCENTRATION, TO MAKE TECHNICAL CHANGES, TO REVISE THE CONTENT OF THE INFORMATION THAT MUST BE PROVIDED TO A PERSON BEFORE A BREATH TEST MAY BE ADMINISTERED, TO DELETE THE PROVISION THAT REQUIRES A PERSON'S PRIVILEGES TO OPERATE A VEHICLE BE REINSTATED WHEN THE DIVISION OF MOTOR VEHICLE HEARINGS DOES NOT ISSUE A WRITTEN ORDER OR FAILS TO NOTIFY A PERSON OF A NEW HEARING DATE, TO DELETE THE PROVISION THAT REQUIRES THE DIVISION OF MOTOR VEHICLE HEARINGS TO ISSUE ITS WRITTEN ORDERS WITHIN THIRTY DAYS AFTER THE CONCLUSION OF AN ADMINISTRATIVE HEARING, AND TO REVISE THE DEFINITION OF THE TERM "INFORMED"; TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-748, RELATING TO PERSONS WHO ARE INELIGIBLE TO RECEIVE A SPECIAL RESTRICTED DRIVER'S LICENSE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON WHO IS ISSUED A RESTRICTED LICENSE PURSUANT TO SECTION 56-5-2951 MAY NOT OBTAIN A SPECIAL RESTRICTED DRIVER'S LICENSE UNDER THIS PROVISION, AND TO SUBSTITUTE THE TERM "RESTRICTED DRIVER'S LICENSE" FOR THE TERM "SPECIAL RESTRICTED DRIVER'S LICENSE"; TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-2930, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE UNLAWFUL OPERATION OF A MOTOR VEHICLE BY A PERSON UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF ALCOHOL OR DRUGS, SO AS TO SUBSTITUTE THE TERM "OPERATE A MOTOR VEHICLE" FOR THE TERM "DRIVE A MOTOR VEHICLE", TO PROVIDE FOR THE PROSECUTION OF AND PENALTIES FOR PERSONS CONVICTED OF DRIVING WHILE IMPAIRED AT VARIOUS LEVELS OF ILLEGAL ALCOHOL CONCENTRATIONS; TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-2934, RELATING TO THE RIGHT TO COMPULSORY PROCESS, SO AS TO DELETE A REFERENCE TO SECTION 56-5-2933, TO DELETE THE DEFINITION OF THE TERM "DOCUMENTS", AND TO DELETE CERTAIN DUTIES THAT A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER MUST PERFORM WHEN HE ARRESTS A PERSON FOR DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF ALCOHOL OR ANOTHER ILLEGAL SUBSTANCE; TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-2942, RELATING TO THE IMMOBILIZATION OF A MOTOR VEHICLE OWNED BY A PERSON WHO HAS BEEN CONVICTED OF DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF ALCOHOL OR ANOTHER ILLEGAL SUBSTANCE, SO AS TO DELETE A REFERENCE TO SECTION 56-5-2933, TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES MUST DETERMINE THE VEHICLES THAT MUST BE IMMOBILIZED INSTEAD OF THE COURT, TO MAKE TECHNICAL CHANGES, TO DELETE THE OFFENSE OF FALSIFYING A REPORT CONCERNING VEHICLES OWNED OR REGISTERED TO A PERSON, TO INCREASE THE FEE FOR REREGISTERING AN IMMOBILIZED MOTOR VEHICLE, AND TO PROVIDE A DEFINITION FOR THE TERM "PRIOR OFFENSE"; TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-2945, 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 SUBSTITUTE THE TERM "OPERATING A MOTOR VEHICLE" FOR THE TERM "DRIVING A MOTOR VEHICLE", TO MAKE TECHNICAL CHANGES, AND TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON CONVICTED UNDER THIS PROVISION IS GUILTY OF THE OFFENSE OF DRIVING WHILE IMPAIRED; TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-2950, RELATING TO A DRIVER'S IMPLIED CONSENT TO TESTING FOR ALCOHOL OR DRUGS, SO AS TO SUBSTITUTE THE TERM "OPERATES" FOR THE TERM "DRIVES", TO MAKE TECHNICAL CHANGES, TO DELETE THE PROVISION THAT PROHIBITS AN OFFICER FROM REQUIRING ADDITIONAL BREATH TESTS AND THE PROVISION THAT ALLOWS AN OFFICER TO ADMINISTER A BREATH TEST IF THE ARRESTEE'S CONDUCT DURING THE PRETEST PERIOD IS VIDEOTAPED, TO REVISE THE CONTENT OF THE INFORMATION THAT MUST BE PROVIDED TO A PERSON WHO IS SCHEDULED TO UNDERGO A BREATH TEST, TO PROVIDE THAT EVIDENCE REGARDING THE QUALIFICATION OF A PERSON WHO WITHDRAWS A BLOOD SAMPLE MAY BE PROVIDED AT TRAIL BY TESTIMONY OF THE OFFICER WHO HAS CHARGED A DEFENDANT OF DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF ALCOHOL OR DRUGS, TO DELETE A REFERENCE TO SECTION 56-5-2933, TO SUBSTITUTE THE TERM "IMPAIRED BY ALCOHOL" FOR THE TERM "UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF ALCOHOL", AND TO REVISE THE PROCEDURE FOR THE EXCLUSION FROM EVIDENCE OF TEST RESULTS; TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-2951, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE SUSPENSION OF A PERSON'S PRIVILEGE TO OPERATE A MOTOR VEHICLE, SO AS TO SUBSTITUTE THE TERM "OPERATES" FOR THE TERM "DRIVES", TO DELETE A REFERENCE TO SECTION 56-5-2933, TO MAKE TECHNICAL CHANGES, TO DELETE THE PROVISION THAT CONTAINS THE DUTIES OF THE DIVISION OF MOTOR VEHICLE HEARINGS WHEN IT FAILS TO HOLD CERTAIN HEARINGS WITHIN A THIRTY-FIVE DAY PERIOD, TO SUBSTITUTE THE TERM "INFORMED" FOR THE TERM "ADVISED IN WRITING", TO DELETE THE PROVISION THAT PROVIDES A DEADLINE FOR THE ISSUANCE OF AN ORDER BY THE DIVISION OF MOTOR VEHICLE HEARINGS, TO DELETE THE PROVISION THAT RESTRICTS THE CLASS OF PERSON WHOSE PRIVILEGE TO OPERATE A MOTOR VEHICLE MUST BE DENIED FOR REFUSING TO SUBMIT TO A BREATH TEST OR DRIVING WITH AN ILLEGAL ALCOHOL CONCENTRATION, TO INCREASE THE PERIOD OF TIME THE PERSON'S PRIVILEGE IS DENIED, AND TO REVISE THE LEVEL OF ALCOHOL CONCENTRATION WHICH IS CONSIDERED ILLEGAL; TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-2953, RELATING TO VIDEOTAPING OF A PERSON CHARGED WITH DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF ALCOHOL OR ANOTHER ILLEGAL SUBSTANCE AT THE INCIDENT SITE AND THE BREATH TESTING SITE, SO AS TO DELETE A REFERENCE TO SECTION 56-5-2933, TO MAKE TECHNICAL CHANGES, TO DELETE THE PROVISION THAT PROVIDES WHEN THE VIDEO RECORDINGS MUST END AND BE COMPLETED, AND TO REVISE THE SUBJECT MATTER THAT MUST BE CONTAINED IN THE RECORDINGS; TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-2954, RELATING TO BREATH TESTING SITES, SO AS TO PROVIDE WHEN THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION ARE SATISFIED, AND TO PROVIDE WHEN CERTAIN MOTIONS RELATING TO MATTERS CONTAINED UNDER ARTICLE 23, CHAPTER 5, TITLE 56 MUST BE MADE; AND TO REPEAL SECTIONS 56-5-2933, 56-5-2940, AND 56-5-3000 RELATING TO DRIVING WITH AN UNLAWFUL ALCOHOL CONCENTRATION, PENALTIES FOR OPERATING A MOTOR VEHICLE WHILE UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF ALCOHOL OR ANOTHER ILLEGAL SUBSTANCE, AND THE PUBLICATION OF THE NAMES OF DRIVER'S WHOSE LICENSES HAVE BEEN SUSPENDED.
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H. 3497 -- Rep. Hiott: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE PICKENS HIGH SCHOOL "LADY FLAME" VOLLEYBALL TEAM, COACH, AND SCHOOL OFFICIALS, AT A DATE AND TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF RECOGNIZING AND COMMENDING THEM ON THEIR OUTSTANDING SEASON AND FOR CAPTURING THE 2006 CLASS AAA STATE VOLLEYBALL CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3498 -- Rep. Hiott: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND THE PICKENS HIGH SCHOOL "LADY FLAME" VOLLEYBALL TEAM ON ITS IMPRESSIVE WIN OF THE 2006 CLASS AAA STATE VOLLEYBALL CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE AND TO HONOR THE PLAYERS AND COACH JENNIFER GRAVELY ON AN OUTSTANDING SEASON.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3499 -- Reps. Cato, Sandifer, Scott, Agnew, Alexander, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowers, Branham, Brantley, G. Brown, Chalk, Chellis, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Duncan, Gambrell, Gullick, Hardwick, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hosey, Jennings, Leach, Littlejohn, Loftis, Lowe, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, Moss, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Parks, Perry, Pinson, M.A. Pitts, E.H. Pitts, Rutherford, D.C. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.R. Smith, Spires, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Umphlett, Vick, Viers, Weeks, White, Whitmire, Williams, Witherspoon, Hiott, Skelton, Shoopman, Rice, Owens, Govan, Huggins, Allen, Mulvaney, Sellers, Kennedy, Miller, Coleman, Mitchell, Walker and Toole: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 33 OF TITLE 58, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 4 RELATING TO ELECTRICAL UTILITY FACILITY SITING AND ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION SO AS TO REVISE PROCEDURES FOR APPROVING COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH THE ADDITION OF BASE LOAD GENERATION PLANTS AND TO PROTECT SOUTH CAROLINA RATEPAYERS BY ENHANCING THE CERTAINTY OF INVESTMENTS IN THE INFRASTRUCTURE OF ELECTRIC UTILITIES IN THIS STATE; TO AMEND SECTION 58-27-610, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS IN REGARD TO SERVICE RIGHTS OF ELECTIVE SUPPLIERS, SO AS TO ADD A DEFINITION OF "CORRIDOR RIGHTS"; TO AMEND SECTION 58-27-620, RELATING TO SERVICE RIGHTS OF AND RESTRICTIONS ON ELECTRIC SUPPLIERS, SO AS TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THESE RIGHTS AND RESTRICTIONS AND A REVISION OF CERTAIN TERRITORIAL ASSIGNMENTS; TO AMEND SECTION 58-27-660, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE FURNISHING OF ELECTRIC SERVICE IN AREAS SERVED BY ANOTHER SUPPLIER, SO AS TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THE CIRCUMSTANCES UNDER WHICH THE PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION MAY ORDER AN ELECTRIC SUPPLIER TO FURNISH ELECTRIC SERVICE; TO AMEND SECTION 58-27-865, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO FUEL COSTS FOR PRODUCING ELECTRIC POWER AND THE RECOVERY OF THESE COSTS, SO AS TO INCLUDE IN THE DEFINITION OF "FUEL COST" CERTAIN ENVIRONMENTAL COSTS AND EMISSIONS ALLOWANCE COSTS INCURRED IN THE PRODUCTION OF ELECTRIC POWER AND TO ALLOW THE PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION BY ORDER TO ALLOW ADDITIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL COSTS TO BE INCLUDED IN THE DEFINITION; AND TO AMEND SECTION 58-27-1210, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO EXTENSION OF ELECTRIC FACILITIES, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR SPECIFIED CIRCUMSTANCES WHEN AN ELECTRIC SUPPLIER MUST OBTAIN PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION APPROVAL FOR CONSTRUCTION OF ELECTRIC FACILITIES.
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H. 3500 -- Rep. Vick: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE THE CHERAW HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL TEAM ON ITS OUTSTANDING WIN OF THE STATE AA FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP, AND TO HONOR THE PLAYERS AND THEIR COACH JOHNNY WHITE, ON AN EXCEPTIONAL SEASON.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3501 -- Reps. Limehouse, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hinson, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kelly, Kennedy, Kirsh, Knight, Leach, Littlejohn, Loftis, Lowe, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Mitchell, Moody-Lawrence, Moss, Mulvaney, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rice, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sellers, Shoopman, Simrill, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Spires, Stavrinakis, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Umphlett, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Williams, Witherspoon and Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND MRS. EMILY SMITH SCHROEDER FOR THIRTY-TWO YEARS OF DEDICATED SERVICE TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES AND TO THE PEOPLE OF SOUTH CAROLINA UPON THE OCCASION OF HER RETIREMENT, AND TO WISH FOR HER MANY YEARS OF HEALTH AND HAPPINESS IN HER FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3502 -- Reps. G.R. Smith, Allen, Bannister, Bedingfield, Hamilton, Leach, Shoopman and Taylor: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE BOB SHUMAKER, OF GREENVILLE, AUTHOR OF THE SCHMOONEY TRILOGIES, A CHILDREN'S BOOK SERIES IN WHICH THE ENDEARING MAIN CHARACTER "THE SCHMOONEY" TAKES CHILDREN ON WONDERFUL ADVENTURES AND TO COMMEND HIM FOR HIS DEDICATION TO HELPING IMPROVE READING SKILLS AND LITERACY ACROSS THE STATE AND TO DECLARE THE SCHMOONEY THE HONORARY MASCOT FOR LITERACY IN SOUTH CAROLINA FOR 2007-2008.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3503 -- Reps. Govan, Parks, Gullick, Sellers, J.H. Neal, Alexander, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Bowen, Breeland, R. Brown, Clyburn, Gambrell, Hart, Hayes, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Jefferson, Mitchell, Moss, Mulvaney, J.M. Neal, Ott, M.A. Pitts, Scott, Spires, Stavrinakis and Williams: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-150-372 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A RESIDENT STUDENT WHO IS AT LEAST A SOPHOMORE ATTENDING A PUBLIC OR PRIVATE INSTITUTION IN THIS STATE, MAJORING IN SCIENCE OR MATHEMATICS, AND RECEIVING A HOPE SCHOLARSHIP SHALL RECEIVE AN ADDITIONAL HOPE SCHOLARSHIP STIPEND FOR THE REMAINDER OF HIS UNDERGRADUATE TERM IF HE MEETS CERTAIN CONDITIONS INCLUDING MAKING SATISFACTORY ACADEMIC PROGRESS TOWARD RECEIVING AN UNDERGRADUATE DEGREE IN SCIENCE OR MATHEMATICS, AND TO PROVIDE THAT A SCIENCE OR MATHEMATICS MAJOR INCLUDES AN ENGINEERING MAJOR; AND BY ADDING SECTION 59-113-60 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A RESIDENT STUDENT WHO IS AT LEAST A SOPHOMORE ATTENDING A PUBLIC OR PRIVATE INSTITUTION IN THIS STATE, MAJORING IN SCIENCE OR MATHEMATICS, AND RECEIVING A NEED-BASED GRANT SHALL RECEIVE AN ADDITIONAL NEED-BASED SCHOLARSHIP STIPEND FOR THE REMAINDER OF HIS UNDERGRADUATE TERM IF HE MEETS CERTAIN CONDITIONS INCLUDING MAKING SATISFACTORY ACADEMIC PROGRESS TOWARD RECEIVING AN UNDERGRADUATE DEGREE IN SCIENCE OR MATHEMATICS, AND TO PROVIDE THAT A SCIENCE OR MATHEMATICS MAJOR INCLUDES AN ENGINEERING MAJOR.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3504 -- Rep. Davenport: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 39-15-60 AND SECTION 39-15-70 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE LABELING OF TOYS, TABLEWARE AND HOUSEWARE, RESPECTIVELY, CONTAINING EXCESSIVE LEVELS OF LEAD AND PROVIDING A CIVIL PENALTY FOR VIOLATIONS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3505 -- Reps. Harrell, W.D. Smith, Cato, Chellis, Cooper, Harrison, Walker, Witherspoon, Merrill, Cotty, Duncan, Hagood, Huggins, Scarborough, Haley, Davenport, Ballentine, Bannister, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Brady, Breeland, G. Brown, Ceips, Clemmons, Crawford, Dantzler, Delleney, Gambrell, Gullick, Hamilton, Haskins, Hayes, Hinson, Hiott, Kelly, Kirsh, Knight, Leach, Littlejohn, Lowe, Lucas, Mahaffey, Moss, Mulvaney, Owens, Perry, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Shoopman, Simrill, Skelton, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, Spires, Stavrinakis, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Umphlett, White, Whitmire, Young, Hodges, Viers and Rice: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO DIRECT THE STATE PORTS AUTHORITY TO CONTINUE AND BRING TO ITS EARLIEST CONCLUSION THE CONDEMNATION ACTION IT HAS BEGUN INVOLVING APPROXIMATELY ONE THOUSAND EIGHT HUNDRED ACRES IN JASPER COUNTY NEEDED TO DEVELOP NEW TERMINAL FACILITIES; TO PROVIDE THAT THE POWER AND AUTHORITY OF JASPER COUNTY TO UNDERTAKE ANY CONDEMNATION ACTION REGARDING THIS APPROXIMATELY ONE THOUSAND EIGHT HUNDRED ACRES IN JASPER COUNTY OR ANY OTHER CONDEMNATION ACTION IN REGARD TO THE DEVELOPMENT OF TERMINAL FACILITIES IN JASPER COUNTY IS SUSPENDED FOR A PERIOD OF THREE YEARS FROM THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS JOINT RESOLUTION; TO DIRECT THE STATE PORTS AUTHORITY TO CONTINUE AND COMPLETE CERTAIN OTHER ACTIONS BEGUN BEFORE THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS JOINT RESOLUTION IN REGARD TO THESE NEW TERMINAL FACILITIES; TO DIRECT THE STATE PORTS AUTHORITY TO BEGIN SPECIFIC NEW UNDERTAKINGS WITHIN A STIPULATED TIME FRAME UPON FINAL CONCLUSION INCLUDING ALL APPEALS OF THE ABOVE CONDEMNATION ACTION, TO ESTABLISH THE SAVANNAH RIVER MARITIME COMMISSION AND PROVIDE FOR ITS MEMBERSHIP, FUNCTIONS, DUTIES, AND RESPONSIBILITIES, AND TO ESTABLISH THE JASPER COUNTY PORT FACILITY INFRASTRUCTURE FUND AND FOR THE USE OF MONIES IN THE FUND.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Amended
Amended
Request for Debate
Message to Senate
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 3506 -- Rep. W.D. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 1-23-560, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE APPLICATION OF THE JUDICIAL CODE OF CONDUCT TO ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGES, SO AS TO APPLY THE RULES FOR DISCIPLINE AND SANCTIONS IN THE CODE OF JUDICIAL CONDUCT TO ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGES AND TO ALLOW AN ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGE AND THE JUDGE'S SPOUSE TO ATTEND A JUDICIAL OR BAR-RELATED FUNCTION OR PARTICIPATE IN AN ACTIVITY DEVOTED TO THE IMPROVEMENT OF THE LEGAL PROCESS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3507 -- Reps. Rice, Allen, Cato, Hamilton, Leach, Loftis and J.R. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND ACT 745 OF 1967, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE GREATER GREENVILLE SEWER DISTRICT (CURRENTLY WESTERN CAROLINA SEWER AUTHORITY), SO AS TO INCREASE THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE AUTHORITY BY ADDING THE CHAIRMEN OF CERTAIN ENTITIES SERVICED BY THE AUTHORITY AS EX OFFICIO VOTING MEMBERS.
Introduced
Committed
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Other proceedings
Point of Order

H. 3508 -- Reps. Vick and Neilson: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR TO THE SCHOOL OFFICIALS, ATHLETES, AND COACHES OF THE CHERAW HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL TEAM, AT A DATE AND TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, TO CONGRATULATE THEM FOR THEIR OUTSTANDING WIN OF THE STATE AA FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP, AND TO HONOR THEM ON AN EXCEPTIONAL SEASON.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3509 -- Reps. Mitchell, Whipper, Parks, Haley, Hodges, J.H. Neal, Bedingfield, F.N. Smith, Gullick, Pinson, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowen, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Hagood, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hinson, Hiott, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kelly, Kennedy, Kirsh, Knight, Leach, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lowe, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Moss, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Perry, Phillips, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rice, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sellers, Shoopman, Skelton, D.C. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Spires, Stavrinakis, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Vick, Viers, Walker, Williams, Witherspoon, Young, Bowers, J.M. Neal, Loftis, Simrill, White, Mulvaney, Whitmire, Frye and Weeks: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING CHAPTER 22 TO TITLE 31 TO ENACT THE "WILLIAM C. MESCHER LOCAL HOUSING TRUST FUND ENABLING ACT", TO MAKE CERTAIN FINDINGS BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY, TO DEFINE CERTAIN TERMS, AND TO ALLOW A LOCAL GOVERNMENT TO CREATE AND OPERATE A "LOCAL HOUSING TRUST FUND" OR A "REGIONAL HOUSING TRUST FUND".
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
Amended
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. 3510 -- Reps. Vick, M.A. Pitts, Lowe and Bedingfield: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 50-9-530, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO MIGRATORY WATERFOWL STAMPS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT FOR THE PRIVILEGE OF HUNTING MIGRATORY WATERFOWL, A PERSON MUST PURCHASE A MIGRATORY WATERFOWL PERMIT, TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES ALSO SHALL PRODUCE AN ANNUAL COMMEMORATIVE MIGRATORY WATERFOWL STAMP, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE COST AND MANNER OF SALE OF THESE PERMITS AND STAMPS; TO AMEND SECTION 50-9-535, RELATING TO MIGRATORY GAME BIRD PERMITS, FEES, AND INTEGRATION WITH OTHER HUNTING LICENSES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT STATE RESIDENTS AT LEAST SIXTY-FOUR YEARS OF AGE AND WHO HOLD A LIFETIME HUNTING AND FISHING LICENSE ARE NOT REQUIRED TO HAVE A MIGRATORY GAME BIRD PERMIT; TO AMEND SECTION 50-11-20, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE MIGRATORY WATERFOWL COMMITTEE, SO AS TO FURTHER DEFINE THE RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES OF THE MIGRATORY WATERFOWL COMMITTEE; AND TO ADD SECTION 50-11-22 SO AS TO MAKE IT UNLAWFUL WITHOUT A FEDERAL PERMIT TO HARM, DISTURB, OR TAKE ACTIVELY NESTING WATERFOWL, ITS NEST, OR EGGS OR TO DISTURB OR DAMAGE A WATERFOWL NEST BOX, AND PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATION.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Amended
Message to Senate
Ratified
Veto Message
Veto Sustained

H. 3511 -- Reps. Umphlett, G. Brown, Clemmons, Dantzler, Leach, M.A. Pitts and Viers: 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 AN OFFICER IN THE MILITIA, A NOTARY PUBLIC, A DELEGATE TO A CONSTITUTIONAL CONVENTION, A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER WHO HOLDS A LOCAL OFFICE AND A CORRECTIONS OFFICER WHO HOLDS A LOCAL OFFICE ARE NOT CONSIDERED A DUAL OFFICEHOLDER FOR THE PURPOSES OF THE CONSTITUTION OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1895.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Point of Order

H. 3512 -- Reps. Crawford, Scarborough, Bales, Ballentine, Bowen, Chellis, Clyburn, Dantzler, Funderburk, Hagood, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hinson, Littlejohn, Lowe, Mack, McLeod, Owens, M.A. Pitts, Rice, Sandifer, Shoopman, Spires, Stavrinakis, Taylor, Umphlett, Whipper and Mahaffey: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 44-37-50 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A HOSPITAL SHALL MAKE AVAILABLE TO THE PARENTS OF A NEWBORN BABY A VIDEO PRESENTATION ON THE DANGERS OF SHAKING INFANTS, TO PROVIDE THAT THE DIRECTOR OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL SHALL REVIEW ALL SUBMITTED VIDEOS AND SHALL APPROVE ACCEPTABLE VIDEOS, TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT SHALL MAKE THE VIDEO AVAILABLE TO ANY INTERESTED PERSON AT COST, TO PROVIDE THAT THE VIDEO PRESENTATION MUST BE MADE AVAILABLE TO A CHILDCARE PROVIDER, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE DIRECTOR SHALL REQUEST PEDIATRIC HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS TO REVIEW THE DANGERS ASSOCIATED WITH SHAKING INFANTS.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3513 -- Reps. Govan, Whipper, Mitchell, Alexander, Battle, Breeland, Chellis, Hayes, Hodges, Jefferson, Mack, Miller, Moss and Stavrinakis: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO CREATE THE ERNEST F. "FRITZ" HOLLINGS MONUMENT COMMISSION AND PROVIDE FOR THE COMMISSION'S MEMBERSHIP, DUTIES, AND RELATED MATTERS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3514 -- Reps. Harrell, Toole, Pinson, Dantzler, Hayes, Leach, J.R. Smith and Witherspoon: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 11-35-310, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS FOR PURPOSES OF THE CONSOLIDATED PROCUREMENT CODE, SO AS TO DELETE THE DEFINITION FOR "OFFICE"; AND TO AMEND SECTION 11-35-1524, RELATING TO VENDOR PREFERENCES, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR PREFERENCES FOR END PRODUCTS FROM SOUTH CAROLINA AND FROM THE UNITED STATES AND FOR CONTRACTORS AND SUBCONTRACTORS WHO EMPLOY INDIVIDUALS DOMICILED IN SOUTH CAROLINA, TO DEFINE CERTAIN TERMS, PROVIDE FOR ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR THE PREFERENCES, PROVIDE FOR APPLICATION FOR THE PREFERENCES AND PENALTIES FOR FALSE APPLICATION, AND TO MAKE EXCEPTIONS TO THE PREFERENCES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3515 -- Reps. Herbkersman, Whipper, Hagood, Hayes, Hodges, Jefferson, Leach, Limehouse, G.M. Smith and Stavrinakis: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 38-75-70 SO AS TO REQUIRE AN INSURER DOING BUSINESS IN THIS STATE WHO ISSUES A POLICY COVERING PROPERTY TO GIVE A DISCOUNT TO A POLICY HOLDER WHO INSTALLS AND MAINTAINS OPERABLE STORM SHUTTERS ON THE INSURED PROPERTY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3516 -- Reps. Huggins, Mahaffey, Sandifer, Bowen and Lowe: 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
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Amended
Point of Order
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Non-Concurrence
Conference Committee
Message to Senate
Message from Senate

H. 3517 -- Rep. Merrill: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 58-35-105 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT ALL ELECTRICAL UTILITY AND ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE POWER LINES CONSTRUCTED, INSTALLED, OR MODIFIED AFTER JULY 1, 2007, MUST BE LOCATED UNDER GROUND AND TO ALLOW THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT TO NEGOTIATE WITH THE APPROPRIATE UTILITY A FEE TO OFFSET THE COST OF BURYING THE POWER LINES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3518 -- Reps. Neilson, Lucas and Vick: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION NAME THE PORTION OF SOUTH CAROLINA HIGHWAY 102 IN CHESTERFIELD COUNTY FROM ITS INTERSECTION WITH THE CHESTERFIELD COUNTY/DARLINGTON COUNTY LINE TO ITS INTERSECTION WITH CHESTERFIELD COUNTY ROAD S 1380 "JAMES THOMAS 'TOM' TEAL ROAD" AS A LASTING TRIBUTE TO THE HONORABLE JAMES THOMAS 'TOM' TEAL WHO SERVED AS CHESTERFIELD COUNTY MAGISTRATE FROM 1964 TO 1994, AND ERECT APPROPRIATE MARKERS OR SIGNS ALONG THIS PORTION OF HIGHWAY THAT CONTAIN THE WORDS "JAMES THOMAS 'TOM' TEAL ROAD".
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3519 -- Rep. Duncan: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND MR. WILLIE "ED" LITTLE, OF LAURENS COUNTY, FOR TWENTY-SEVEN YEARS OF DEDICATED SERVICE AS TEACHER, COACH, AND PRINCIPAL, AND TO HONOR HIM FOR THE LASTING POSITIVE IMPACT HE HAS HAD ON THE CITIZENS OF HIS COUNTY, THE CITY OF CLINTON, AND THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3520 -- Rep. Perry: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND THE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA AIKEN PACERS GOLF TEAM FOR ITS OUTSTANDING 2006 SEASON AND FOR CAPTURING ITS THIRD CONSECUTIVE NCAA DIVISION II MEN'S GOLF NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE, AND TO HONOR THE TEAM'S SUPERLATIVE PLAYERS, COACH, AND STAFF.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3521 -- Rep. Perry: 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, COACH, AND SCHOOL OFFICIALS, AT A DATE AND TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF RECOGNIZING AND COMMENDING THEM ON THEIR OUTSTANDING SEASON AND FOR CAPTURING THE 2006 NCAA DIVISION II MEN'S GOLF NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3522 -- Reps. Duncan, Ballentine, Merrill, Bannister, Bedingfield, Bowen, Gullick, Haley, Herbkersman, Littlejohn, Ott, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Scarborough, Taylor, Witherspoon and Talley: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 12-6-3650 SO AS TO ENACT THE "COMMUNITY SCHOOLS INVESTMENT ACT", TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON IS ALLOWED AN INCOME TAX CREDIT UP TO ONE HUNDRED FIFTY DOLLARS A YEAR FOR A CONTRIBUTION TO A PUBLIC SCHOOL, TO PROVIDE FOR A COMMUNITY SCHOOLS INVESTMENT COMMITTEE AT EACH PUBLIC SCHOOL THAT RECEIVES A CONTRIBUTION TO DETERMINE HOW THE FUNDS ARE SPENT, AND TO PROVIDE THAT TOTAL TAX CREDITS CLAIMED MAY NOT EXCEED FIVE MILLION DOLLARS EACH YEAR.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3523 -- Rep. Hart: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 56-15-150 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A MANUFACTURER OF A NEW MOTOR VEHICLE THAT IS SOLD OR LEASED IN THIS STATE WHICH IS EQUIPPED WITH AN EVENT DATA RECORDER OR A SENSING AND DIAGNOSTIC MODULE SHALL DISCLOSE THIS INFORMATION IN THE MOTOR VEHICLE'S OWNER'S MANUAL AND ON ITS WINDOW STICKER, TO PROVIDE THAT A COMPANY THAT RENTS A MOTOR VEHICLE THAT IS EQUIPPED WITH THIS DEVICE MUST DISCLOSE ITS EXISTENCE IN THE COMPANY'S RENTAL AGREEMENT, TO PROVIDE A DEFINITION FOR THE TERM "RECORDING DEVICE", TO RESTRICT THE USE OF CERTAIN DATA OBTAINED BY A RECORDING DEVICE, AND TO PROVIDE THAT IF A VEHICLE IS EQUIPPED WITH A RECORDING DEVICE THAT IS CAPABLE OF RECORDING OR TRANSMITTING CERTAIN INFORMATION AND THAT CAPABILITY IS PART OF A SUBSCRIPTION SERVICE, THE FACT THAT THE INFORMATION MAY BE RECORDED OR TRANSMITTED MUST BE DISCLOSED IN THE SUBSCRIPTION SERVICE AGREEMENT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3524 -- Rep. Harrison: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 61-2-185 SO AS TO DEFINE CERTAIN TERMS, PROHIBIT THE USE OF CERTAIN SCAN-BACK OR SCAN-DOWN REBATES TO RETAILERS OF BEER, WINE, OR ALCOHOLIC LIQUORS, AND TO PROVIDE A PENALTY FOR A VIOLATION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3525 -- Reps. Bedingfield, G.R. Smith, Pinson, J.H. Neal, F.N. Smith, Allen, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Brantley, Cato, Frye, Funderburk, Gullick, Haley, Harrell, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hodges, Howard, Kelly, Knight, Littlejohn, Mahaffey, Moss, Mulvaney, Neilson, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Spires, Stavrinakis, Walker and McLeod: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 56-1-171 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON WHOSE DRIVER'S LICENSE HAS BEEN SUSPENDED FOR FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH AN ORDER FOR CHILD SUPPORT MAY OBTAIN A SPECIAL ROUTE-RESTRICTED DRIVER'S LICENSE FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 3526 -- Reps. Taylor, Brady, Bales, Bedingfield, Bowers, Branham, Chellis, Gullick, Hagood, Hardwick, Knight, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Mahaffey, Scarborough, J.R. Smith, Talley, Bingham, Toole, R. Brown, Mulvaney, Whipper and Loftis: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 12-6-3477 SO AS TO ALLOW AN EMPLOYER A CREDIT AGAINST THE STATE INCOME TAX EQUAL TO ONE THOUSAND DOLLARS IN A TAXABLE YEAR FOR EACH APPRENTICE EMPLOYED IN AN APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM REGISTERED WITH THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, TO ALLOW UNUSED CREDIT TO CARRY FORWARD TO FIVE SUCCEEDING TAXABLE YEARS, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE ADMINISTRATION OF THIS CREDIT.
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
Ratified

H. 3527 -- Reps. Crawford, Scarborough, F.N. Smith, Barfield, Clemmons, Duncan, Hardwick, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Mack, Moss, J.H. Neal, M.A. Pitts, Thompson and Young: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 23-3-540, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO ELECTRONIC MONITORING OF CERTAIN SEX OFFENDERS, SO AS REVISE THE DEFINITION OF "ACTIVE ELECTRONIC MONITORING DEVICE".
Introduced and Committed

H. 3528 -- Reps. M.A. Pitts, Stewart, G.M. Smith, Merrill, Bedingfield, Perry, Davenport, Bingham, Brantley, Chellis, Delleney, Hinson, Jefferson, Knight, Lowe, Mulvaney, J.M. Neal, Ott, Owens, Stavrinakis, Toole, Vick, White, Williams, Young, Mahaffey and Umphlett: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 23-31-215, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF CONCEALABLE WEAPONS PERMITS, SO AS TO RESTRICT THE CIRCUMSTANCES UPON WHICH THE STATE LAW ENFORCEMENT DIVISION MAY RELEASE ITS LIST OF PERMIT HOLDERS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Amended

H. 3529 -- Reps. F.N. Smith, Davenport, Haskins, Bannister, Bedingfield, Brantley, Cato, Chellis, Coleman, Hagood, Hardwick, Harrison, Hodges, Howard, Mitchell, J.H. Neal, Shoopman, G.M. Smith, W.D. Smith, Stavrinakis and Walker: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 61-4-520, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO REQUIREMENTS FOR PERMITS FOR THE SALE OF BEER OR WINE, AND SECTION 61-6-110, RELATING TO REQUIREMENTS FOR LICENSES FOR THE SALE OF ALCOHOLIC LIQUORS, BOTH SO AS TO REQUIRE THAT THE APPLICANT VERIFY INSURANCE LIABILITY COVERAGE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3530 -- Reps. Hosey, Anderson, Breeland, Clyburn, Hodges, Howard, Jefferson and Parks: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 44-7-170, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO INSTITUTIONS AND TRANSACTIONS EXEMPT FROM PROVISIONS OF LAW PERTAINING TO STATE CERTIFICATION OF NEED AND HEALTH FACILITY LICENSURE, SO AS TO EXEMPT A FACILITY ONLY FOR ENDOSCOPY AND LOCATED IN A PRIMARY CARE HEALTH PROFESSIONAL SHORTAGE AREA (HPSA) FROM STATE CERTIFICATE OF NEED REQUIREMENTS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3531 -- Reps. Duncan and Harrell: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO CREATE A COMMITTEE TO STUDY HOW BEST TO ALLOW THE STATE'S PORTION OF EDUCATIONAL FUNDING TO FLOW DOWN TO THE SCHOOLS IN A WEIGHTED PUPIL FORMULA OR "BACKPACKING" WITH THE CHILD, TO PROVIDE FOR THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE COMMITTEE, AND TO PROVIDE THAT IT SHALL RENDER ITS REPORT AND RECOMMENDATIONS NO LATER THAN JANUARY 15, 2008, AT WHICH TIME IT SHALL BE DISSOLVED.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3532 -- Rep. F.N. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 44-7-329 SO AS TO REQUIRE A HEALTH CARE FACILITY TO OBTAIN A PATIENT'S INFORMED, WRITTEN CONSENT BEFORE ANY INVASIVE PROCEDURE IS PERFORMED ON THE PATIENT AND TO ALSO REQUIRE THE PHYSICIAN PERFORMING THE PROCEDURE TO OBTAIN SUCH CONSENT IF THE PHYSICIAN IS AN INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3533 -- Reps. Talley, Kelly and Bannister: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO CREATE A STUDY COMMITTEE TO DETERMINE THE FEASIBILITY OF ESTABLISHING WIND ENERGY PRODUCTION FARMS IN SOUTH CAROLINA, TO PROVIDE FOR THE STUDY COMMITTEE'S MEMBERSHIP, AND TO REQUIRE THE STUDY COMMITTEE TO REPORT ITS FINDINGS AND RECOMMENDATIONS TO THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY BEFORE JANUARY 1, 2008, AT WHICH TIME THE STUDY COMMITTEE IS ABOLISHED.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3534 -- Rep. Harrison: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE PROFOUND SORROW OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES UPON THE PASSING OF CECILIA S. DUDLEY OF RICHLAND COUNTY, AND TO CONVEY DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO HER FAMILY AND MANY FRIENDS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3535 -- Reps. J.E. Smith and Harrison: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE HAND MIDDLE SCHOOL MOCK TRIAL TEAM, COACHES, AND SCHOOL OFFICIALS, AT A DATE AND TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF COMMENDING THEM ON THEIR FIRST-PLACE FINISH IN THE 2006 SOUTH CAROLINA BAR LAW RELATED EDUCATION STATE MIDDLE SCHOOL MOCK TRIAL COMPETITION.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3536 -- Reps. J.E. Smith and Harrison: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE THE HAND MIDDLE SCHOOL MOCK TRIAL TEAM ON ITS FIRST-PLACE FINISH IN THE 2006 SOUTH CAROLINA BAR LAW RELATED EDUCATION STATE MIDDLE SCHOOL MOCK TRIAL COMPETITION.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3537 -- Rep. Talley: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO CONVEY THE PROFOUND SORROW OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES UPON THE PASSING OF CLYDE PEARSON, OF SPARTANBURG COUNTY, AND TO EXPRESS DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO HIS FAMILY AND MANY FRIENDS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3538 -- Reps. Herbkersman, Gullick, Funderburk and R. Brown: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 5-3-105 SO AS TO AUTHORIZE THE GOVERNING BODY OF A MUNICIPALITY TO ANNEX AN AREA BY ORDINANCE IF THE AREA IS COMPLETELY SURROUNDED BY THE MUNICIPALITY; AND TO AMEND SECTION 5-3-305, RELATING TO THE DEFINITION OF CONTIGUOUS PROPERTY FOR PURPOSES OF ANNEXATION OF PROPERTY BY A MUNICIPALITY, SO AS TO DELETE CERTAIN GEOGRAPHICAL FACTORS THAT CAN BE USED TO ESTABLISH CONTIGUITY TO PROPERTY ANNEXED BY A MUNICIPALITY.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3539 -- Reps. Scott, Govan and Hart: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 7-15-320, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PERSONS QUALIFIED TO VOTE BY ABSENTEE BALLOT, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A QUALIFIED ELECTOR MEETING CERTAIN REQUIREMENTS MUST BE PERMITTED TO VOTE BY ABSENTEE BALLOT BY MAIL, AND THAT ANY QUALIFIED ELECTOR MUST BE PERMITTED TO VOTE BY ABSENTEE BALLOT IN ANY ELECTION IN WHICH HE IS ENTITLED TO VOTE FOR ANY REASON IF THE QUALIFIED ELECTOR APPEARS IN PERSON TO CAST AN ABSENTEE BALLOT AS PROVIDED BY LAW.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3540 -- Rep. Scott: A BILL TO AMEND SECTIONS 7-15-220, 7-15-380, AS AMENDED, 7-15-385, AS AMENDED, AND 7-15-420, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, 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. 3541 -- Reps. Scott, Govan and Hart: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 53-5-10, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO LEGAL HOLIDAY, SO AS TO ESTABLISH GENERAL ELECTION DAY AS A STATE HOLIDAY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3542 -- Reps. Anderson, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hinson, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kelly, Kennedy, Kirsh, Knight, Leach, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Loftis, Lowe, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Mitchell, Moody-Lawrence, Moss, Mulvaney, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rice, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sellers, Shoopman, Simrill, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Spires, Stavrinakis, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Umphlett, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Williams, Witherspoon and Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO HONOR BISHOP JOHN HURST ADAMS AND DOLLIE D. ADAMS FOR THEIR MANY AND VARIED CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, TO CONGRATULATE THEM ON REACHING THEIR FIFTIETH WEDDING ANNIVERSARY, CELEBRATED AUGUST 2006, AND TO EXTEND BEST WISHES FOR MANY MORE YEARS OF BLESSING AND FULFILLMENT.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3543 -- Reps. Funderburk and Mulvaney: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 40-23-230, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE, RENEWAL, AND REINSTATEMENT OF A LICENSE ISSUED BY THE ENVIRONMENTAL CERTIFICATION BOARD, AMONG OTHER THINGS, SO AS TO CHANGE THE PERIOD IN WHICH A LICENSEE MAY FILE AN APPLICATION TO REINSTATE A LAPSED LICENSE FROM NINETY DAYS TO THREE HUNDRED SIXTY FIVE DAYS, AND TO REQUIRE THAT AN APPLICANT SEEKING REINSTATEMENT OF A LAPSED LICENSE MEET CERTAIN CONTINUING EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading

H. 3544 -- Reps. Dantzler, Umphlett, McLeod, Bedingfield, Bowers, Harrell, Jefferson, E.H. Pitts, G.R. Smith, Williams and Bales: A BILL TO MAKE APPROPRIATIONS AND TO PROVIDE REVENUES TO MEET THE ORDINARY EXPENSES OF STATE GOVERNMENT FOR THE FISCAL YEAR BEGINNING JULY 1, 2007; TO REGULATE THE EXPENDITURE OF SUCH FUNDS; TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THE OPERATION OF STATE GOVERNMENT DURING THE FISCAL YEAR.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Proposed Amendment
Proposed Amendment
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Point of Order
Point of Order
Point of Order
Point of Order
Point of Order

H. 3545 -- Reps. Witherspoon, Hosey, Perry, Davenport, Cato, Stewart, J.R. Smith, D.C. Smith, G.R. Smith, Littlejohn, Loftis, Hardwick, Edge, Barfield, M.A. Pitts, Hiott, Sandifer, Hamilton, Rutherford, Clyburn, Clemmons, F.N. Smith, Viers, Alexander, Breeland, Hayes, Rice, Weeks and Mulvaney: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 48-46-40, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO VOLUME LIMITATIONS ON THE DISPOSAL OF LOW-LEVEL RADIOACTIVE WASTE, SO AS TO ESTABLISH A TOTAL VOLUME LIMIT OF FORTY THOUSAND CUBIC FEET INCLUDING NONREGIONAL WASTE FOR FISCAL YEAR 2008 THROUGH FISCAL YEAR 2023; AND TO AMEND SECTION 48-46-50, RELATING TO VOTING BY SOUTH CAROLINA COMMISSIONERS OR ALTERNATE COMMISSIONERS TO THE ATLANTIC COMPACT COMMISSION, SO AS TO DIRECT THE COMMISSIONERS AND ALTERNATE COMMISSIONERS TO VOTE IN A MANNER TO AUTHORIZE THE IMPORTATION OF NONREGIONAL WASTE SO LONG AS IMPORTATION WOULD NOT CAUSE THE FACILITY TO EXCEED A TOTAL VOLUME LIMIT OF FORTY THOUSAND CUBIC FEET FOR FISCAL YEAR 2008 THROUGH FISCAL YEAR 2023.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor removed
Co-Sponsor removed
Co-Sponsor removed

H. 3546 -- Reps. J.H. Neal, Whipper, Anderson, Cobb-Hunter, Hosey, Mack and Parks: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO PROPOSE 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. 3547 -- Reps. Moss, Gambrell, Leach, Ballentine and Toole: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 20-7-650, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE DUTIES OF THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES WITH REGARD TO INVESTIGATING CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT REPORTS, DETERMINING WHETHER SUCH REPORTS ARE FOUNDED OR UNFOUNDED, AND PLACING THE NAMES OF PERPETRATORS IN THE CENTRAL REGISTRY OF CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT, SO AS TO CLARIFY THE CIRCUMSTANCES UNDER WHICH A PERPETRATOR'S NAME MUST BE PLACED IN THE REGISTRY BY PROVIDING THAT IF THE COURT FINDS THAT A PERPETRATOR PHYSICALLY NEGLECTED, SEVERELY NEGLECTED, OR REPEATEDLY NEGLECTED A CHILD, THE PERPETRATOR'S NAME MUST BE PLACED IN THE REGISTRY.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor removed
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Amended
Proposed Amendment
Proposed Amendment
Proposed Amendment
Debate Adjourned
Request for Debate
Point of Order

H. 3548 -- Reps. Moss, Gambrell, Leach and Ballentine: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 20-7-1572, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO GROUNDS FOR TERMINATION OF PARENTAL RIGHTS, SO AS TO ADD AS A GROUND THAT THE INSTITUTIONALIZATION OF THE PARENT, INCLUDING INCARCERATION, RENDERS IT IMPROBABLE FOR THE PARENT TO CARE FOR THE CHILD FOR AN EXTENDED PERIOD OF TIME.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3549 -- Rep. Miller: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 47-5-50, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PROHIBITIONS ON THE SALE OF WILD CARNIVORES AND DOMESTICATED FERRETS AS PETS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THE STATUTE DOES NOT APPLY TO FACILITIES INSPECTED BY THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3550 -- Reps. Scott, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hinson, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kelly, Kennedy, Kirsh, Knight, Leach, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Loftis, Lowe, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Mitchell, Moody-Lawrence, Moss, Mulvaney, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rice, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Sellers, Shoopman, Simrill, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Spires, Stavrinakis, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Umphlett, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Williams, Witherspoon and Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND MR. BUD TIBSHRANY FOR FORTY-TWO YEARS OF DEDICATED SERVICE IN THE FIELD OF CABLE TELEVISION UPON HIS RETIREMENT, AND TO WISH HIM MUCH HEALTH AND HAPPINESS IN HIS FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3551 -- Rep. Herbkersman: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 50-20-22 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT BEGINNING WITH THE YEAR 2007, STATE FUNDS DISTRIBUTED TO A SCHOOL DISTRICT UNDER THE EDUCATION FINANCE ACT MUST BE DISTRIBUTED SOLELY ON A WEIGHTED PUPIL UNIT BASIS WITHOUT REGARD TO A DISTRICT'S INDEX OF TAXPAYING ABILITY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3552 -- Rep. Hayes: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION NAME THE PORTION OF SOUTH CAROLINA HIGHWAY 57 IN DILLON COUNTY FROM ITS INTERSECTION WITH UNITED STATES HIGHWAY 9 IN THE TOWN OF LITTLE ROCK TO ITS INTERSECTION WITH SECONDARY HIGHWAY S-17-192 "REPRESENTATIVE JEWELL P. MCLAURIN, JR. HIGHWAY" AND ERECT APPROPRIATE MARKERS OR SIGNS ALONG THIS HIGHWAY THAT CONTAIN THE WORDS "REPRESENTATIVE JEWELL P. MCLAURIN, JR. HIGHWAY".
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3553 -- Reps. Parks, M.A. Pitts and Pinson: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO COMMEMORATE THE OPENING OF THE MAGIC JOHNSON COMMUNITY EMPOWERMENT CENTER, IN GREENWOOD COUNTY, AND TO HONOR EARVIN "MAGIC" JOHNSON FOR HIS MANY CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3554 -- Reps. Agnew and Gambrell: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO EXTEND CONGRATULATIONS TO MR. RODDEY STEVENSON ELLIS, JR., UPON THE OCCASION OF HIS EIGHTY-FIFTH BIRTHDAY AND WISH HIM GOOD HEALTH AND HAPPINESS IN YEARS TO COME.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3555 -- Rep. Hodges: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE PROFOUND SORROW OF THE MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES UPON THE DEATH OF MRS. ANNIE MAE KINSEY, OF COLLETON COUNTY, AND TO EXTEND THE DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO HER FAMILY AND MANY FRIENDS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3556 -- Reps. Umphlett, Merrill, Dantzler and Hinson: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 20-7-1556 SO AS TO REQUIRE THE CLERK OF COURT TO MAINTAIN FOR PUBLIC INSPECTION A RECORD OF THE AMOUNT OF FEES PAID TO EACH INDIVIDUAL SERVING AS A GUARDIAN AD LITEM IN CASES IN THAT COUNTY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3557 -- Reps. Rice, Hiott and Owens: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 50-11-360 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IT IS UNLAWFUL TO TAKE OR ATTEMPT TO TAKE ELK EXCEPT AS PERMITTED BY REGULATION OF THE DEPARTMENT AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3558 -- Reps. Lowe, Williams, Branham and Alexander: A BILL TO PROVIDE THAT THE TERMS OF OFFICE OF ELECTED MEMBERS OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF FLORENCE COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT FOUR ARE INCREASED FROM THREE TO FOUR YEARS FOR ALL TRUSTEES ELECTED BEGINNING WITH ELECTIONS HELD ON AND AFTER 2007.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Ratified

H. 3559 -- Reps. Scott, Harrison, Govan, F.N. Smith, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Bedingfield, Bowen, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Chellis, Clyburn, Dantzler, Delleney, Edge, Gambrell, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hardwick, Hiott, Hosey, Huggins, Jefferson, Limehouse, Merrill, Mitchell, J.M. Neal, Owens, Scarborough, Spires, Stavrinakis, Taylor, Umphlett, Weeks and Williams: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 16-11-770 SO AS TO DEFINE CERTAIN TERMS, CREATE THE OFFENSE OF ENGAGING IN ILLEGAL GRAFFITI VANDALISM, AND TO PROVIDE A GRADUATED PENALTY SCHEME FOR THE OFFENSE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3560 -- Reps. Crawford, Harrell, Bales, Merrill, Mitchell, Simrill, Bingham, Allen, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Bedingfield, Bowen, Brantley, R. Brown, Chalk, Clemmons, Cooper, Edge, Gullick, Harrison, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hinson, Hodges, Howard, Jennings, Kelly, Littlejohn, Lowe, Mahaffey, Neilson, M.A. Pitts, Rice, Scarborough, Shoopman, Skelton, D.C. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.R. Smith, Talley, Taylor, Witherspoon and Young: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 11-45-30, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS IN CONNECTION WITH THE VENTURE CAPITAL INVESTMENT ACT OF SOUTH CAROLINA, SO AS TO SPECIFY THE INVESTMENTS IN ACTIVITIES AT CERTAIN STAGES OF BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT THAT REPRESENT VENTURE CAPITAL INVESTMENTS; AND TO AMEND SECTION 11-45-50, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE SELECTION OF INVESTMENT PLANS BY THE SOUTH CAROLINA VENTURE CAPITAL AUTHORITY, SO AS TO REQUIRE THAT ACTIVITIES IN CERTAIN STAGES OF BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT BE SELECTED IN CERTAIN PERCENTAGES FOR INVESTMENT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3561 -- Reps. Brantley, Bowers, Breeland, Davenport, Hamilton, Harvin, Mitchell, Scarborough, Simrill, J.R. Smith and Stavrinakis: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE PROFOUND SORROW OF THE MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA GENERAL ASSEMBLY UPON THE DEATH OF MR. RALPH TUTEN, MAYOR OF RIDGELAND, AND TO EXTEND THE DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO HIS FAMILY AND MANY FRIENDS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3562 -- Reps. Whipper, J.E. Smith, Rutherford, Jefferson, Sellers, Bales, Brantley, R. Brown, Clyburn, Hosey, Mack, Williams and Bowers: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ENACTING THE "HEALTHY COMMUNITIES CAPACITY ACT" BY ADDING ARTICLE 11 TO CHAPTER 6, TITLE 44 SO AS TO ESTABLISH THE SMALL BUSINESS HEALTH INSURANCE PREMIUM ASSISTANCE PROGRAM WITHIN THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES TO PROVIDE HEALTH INSURANCE PREMIUM ASSISTANCE TO SMALL BUSINESSES FOR EMPLOYEES WHO ARE AT OR UNDER TWO HUNDRED PERCENT OF THE FEDERAL POVERTY LEVEL, TO ESTABLISH ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR SMALL BUSINESSES TO PARTICIPATE IN THE PROGRAM, TO REQUIRE ELIGIBLE EMPLOYEES TO CONTRIBUTE UP TO FIFTEEN PERCENT OF THE PREMIUM COST, TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT TO PLACE CAPS ON THE NUMBER OF EMPLOYEES THAT MAY ENROLL IN THE PROGRAM SO THAT NO MORE FUNDS ARE EXPENDED THAN ARE AVAILABLE FOR THIS PROGRAM FROM THE MEDICAID MATCH FUND, TO PROVIDE THAT THIS PROGRAM MUST BE FUNDED FROM A PORTION OF AN ADDITIONAL 4.65 CENTS PER CIGARETTE LICENSE TAX WHICH MUST BE ADJUSTED ANNUALLY BASED ON THE CONSUMER PRICE INDEX, AND TO DIRECT THE DEPARTMENT TO APPLY FOR A MEDICAID WAIVER TO IMPLEMENT THIS PROGRAM; TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT SHALL PROVIDE MEDICAID COVERAGE TO CHILDREN EIGHTEEN YEARS OF AGE AND YOUNGER WHOSE FAMILY INCOMES DO NOT EXCEED TWO HUNDRED PERCENT OF THE FEDERAL POVERTY LEVEL; TO CREATE THE MEDICAID MATCH FUND INTO WHICH A PORTION OF THE ADDITIONAL CIGARETTE TAX MUST BE DEPOSITED; TO ADD SECTION 12-21-630 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR AN ADDITIONAL 4.65 CENT LICENSE TAX ON EACH CIGARETTE TO FUND THE SMALL BUSINESS HEALTH INSURANCE PREMIUM PROGRAM AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE DISTRIBUTION OF THE REMAINING PORTION OF THIS ADDITIONAL TAX TO THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL, THE PARKS AND RECREATION DEVELOPMENT FUND, THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION, AND THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE; AND TO ADD ARTICLE 9 TO CHAPTER 6, TITLE 44 SO AS TO ESTABLISH THE SECOND CHANCE QUIT ASSISTANCE PROGRAM WITHIN THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL COUNSELING TO EXPANDED SMOKING CESSATION SERVICES FOR MEDICAID SMOKERS WHO HAVE UNSUCCESSFULLY ATTEMPTED TO QUIT SMOKING UNDER CURRENT MEDICAID PROGRAMS, TO DIRECT THE DEPARTMENT TO APPLY FOR A MEDICAID WAIVER FOR THIS PROGRAM, TO PROVIDE THAT FUNDING FOR THIS PROGRAM MUST BE PROVIDED FROM THE MEDICAID MATCH FUND, AND TO PROVIDE THAT FUNDING FOR THE SMALL BUSINESS HEALTH INSURANCE PREMIUM ASSISTANCE PROGRAM TAKES PRIORITY OVER THE SECOND CHANCE QUIT ASSISTANCE PROGRAM.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3563 -- Reps. Limehouse, Cooper, Scarborough and Thompson: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 59-119-940, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO CLEMSON UNIVERSITY ATHLETIC FACILITIES REVENUE BONDS, SO AS TO RAISE THE OUTSTANDING DEBT LIMIT FOR THESE BONDS TO TWO HUNDRED MILLION DOLLARS; AND TO AMEND SECTION 9 OF 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 TO TWO HUNDRED MILLION DOLLARS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3564 -- Reps. Davenport, Walker, Anthony, Kelly, Littlejohn, Mahaffey, Mitchell, W.D. Smith and Talley: A BILL TO CREATE THE SPARTANBURG COUNTY BOARD OF ELECTIONS AND REGISTRATION, TO PROVIDE THAT THE CURRENT MEMBERS OF THE SPARTANBURG COUNTY ELECTION COMMISSION AND THE SPARTANBURG COUNTY REGISTRATION BOARD SHALL ACT AS THE GOVERNING BODY OF THE NEW SPARTANBURG COUNTY BOARD OF ELECTIONS AND REGISTRATION UNTIL THE MEMBERS OF THE NEW BOARD ARE APPOINTED, AT WHICH TIME THE TERMS OF THE MEMBERS OF THE ELECTION COMMISSION AND REGISTRATION BOARD EXPIRES, TO PROVIDE FOR THE COMPOSITION OF THE BOARD, AND TO ABOLISH THE ELECTION COMMISSION AND THE REGISTRATION BOARD FOR SPARTANBURG COUNTY AND DEVOLVE THE POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE ELECTION COMMISSION AND THE REGISTRATION BOARD UPON THE SPARTANBURG COUNTY BOARD OF ELECTIONS AND REGISTRATION.
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H. 3565 -- Reps. Scott, Huggins, Bedingfield and Duncan: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 40-57-142 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT WHEN A LICENSEE ACTING IN HIS AGENCY CAPACITY RECEIVES MONEY FROM A RESIDENTIAL REAL ESTATE TRANSACTION, THE MONEY MUST BE DEPOSITED WITH THE OFFICE OF THE STATE TREASURER WHEN OWNERSHIP OF THE MONEY IS IN DISPUTE AND THE PROPERTY SALE AGREEMENT REQUIRES THE PARTIES TO MUTUALLY AGREE ON THE DISBURSEMENT OF MONEY PRIOR TO DISBURSEMENT, TO PROVIDE A NOTICE REQUIREMENT, TO PROVIDE A LICENSEE MAY NOT DEPOSIT DISPUTED MONEY WITH THE OFFICE OF THE STATE TREASURER WITHIN THIRTY DAYS OF PROVIDING NOTICE, AND TO REQUIRE THAT A LICENSEE WHO DEPOSITS MONEY PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION SHALL CERTIFY TO THE OFFICE OF THE STATE TREASURER THAT HE HAS COMPLIED WITH THE NOTICE REQUIREMENTS OF THIS SECTION; TO AMEND SECTION 22-3-10, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE EXTENT OF A MAGISTRATES COURT'S CIVIL JURISDICTION IN AN INTERPLEADER ACTION ARISING FROM A REAL ESTATE CONTRACT FOR THE RECOVERY OF EARNEST MONEY IF THE SUM IS LESS THAN SEVEN THOUSAND FIVE HUNDRED DOLLARS, SO AS TO DELETE THE REQUIREMENT THAT THE ACTION BE AN INTERPLEADER; TO AMEND SECTION 27-18-175, RELATING TO THE APPLICATION OF THE UNIFORM UNCLAIMED PROPERTY ACT, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT EARNEST MONEY OR AN ESCROW DEPOSIT FOR REAL PROPERTY IS PRESUMED ABANDONED IF COMPLIANCE WITH SECTION 40-57-142 IS ACHIEVED BUT A PARTY DOES NOT AGREE ON DISBURSEMENT OF THE MONEY; TO AMEND SECTION 40-57-135, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE DUTY OF A BROKER-IN-CHARGE AND A PROPERTY MANAGER-IN-CHARGE TO FILE AN INTERPLEADER ACTION IN A COURT OF COMPETENT JURISDICTION, SO AS TO CHANGE THE WORD "INTERPLEADER" TO "APPROPRIATE" AND TO MAKE A CONFORMING CHANGE; AND TO REPEAL SECTION 22-3-25.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3566 -- Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING AND REGULATION, OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH, RELATING TO REPORTING FATALITIES AND MULTIPLE HOSPITALIZATION INCIDENTS TO OSHA, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 3105, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Introduced
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3rd Reading
Point of Order

H. 3567 -- Reps. Rice, Gullick, Cotty and Agnew: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-21-620, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO TAXATION ON CIGARETTES, SO AS TO INCREASE THE AMOUNT OF TAX ON EACH CIGARETTE FROM THREE AND ONE-HALF MILLS TO TWO CENTS; TO ADD SECTION 44-6-157 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE REVENUE GENERATED FROM THE TAXATION ON CIGARETTES MUST BE USED TO EXPAND MEDICAID COVERAGE TO CHILDREN EIGHTEEN YEARS OF AGE AND YOUNGER WHOSE FAMILY INCOME DOES NOT EXCEED TWO HUNDRED PERCENT OF THE FEDERAL POVERTY LEVEL; AND TO CREATE THE HEALTH CARE TRUST FUND TO PROVIDE MEDICAID BENEFITS TO INDIVIDUALS WHOSE FAMILY INCOME DOES NOT EXCEED ONE HUNDRED PERCENT OF THE FEDERAL POVERTY LEVEL AND WHO ARE UNINSURED AND TO PROVIDE THAT REVENUE IN EXCESS OF THE CHILDREN'S MEDICAID COVERAGE FROM THE CIGARETTE TAX MUST BE CREDITED TO THE HEALTH CARE TRUST FUND; AND TO AMEND SECTION 12-36-910, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO SALES TAXES GENERALLY, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT AS OF JULY 1, 2009, THE THREE PERCENT SALES TAX IS ELIMINATED ON UNPREPARED FOOD WHICH LAWFULLY MAY BE PURCHASED WITH UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE FOOD COUPONS, TO PROVIDE FOR CERTAIN GENERAL FUND TRANSFERS TO THE EDUCATION IMPROVEMENT ACT FUND FOR EACH FISCAL YEAR TO OFFSET EIA REVENUES LOST AS A RESULT OF THE LOSS OF SALES TAX ON THE SALE OF UNPREPARED FOOD, AND TO REDUCE THE SALES TAX ON UNPREPARED FOOD TO TWO PERCENT AS OF JULY 1, 2007, AND ONE PERCENT AS OF JULY 1, 2008.
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H. 3568 -- Reps. Thompson and Bedingfield: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 12-43-233 SO AS TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL "AGRITOURISM" USES FOR REAL PROPERTY THAT DO NOT AFFECT THE ELIGIBILITY OF THE PROPERTY FOR THE AGRICULTURAL USE CLASSIFICATION FOR PURPOSES OF PROPERTY TAX.
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H. 3569 -- Reps. Harrell, Loftis, Govan, Merrill, Simrill, Bingham, Shoopman, Bannister, Haley, Bedingfield, Mitchell, Herbkersman, F.N. Smith, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Barfield, Bowen, Bowers, R. Brown, Cato, Cooper, Davenport, Duncan, Edge, Frye, Funderburk, Hardwick, Harrison, Harvin, Hayes, Hinson, Hiott, Howard, Jennings, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lowe, Lucas, Mahaffey, Miller, Neilson, Owens, Pinson, M.A. Pitts, Rice, Sandifer, J.R. Smith, Taylor, Umphlett, Whitmire, Witherspoon, Young, Knight, Talley, Walker, Ballentine and Hart: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO CREATE THE SOUTH CAROLINA TECHNOLOGY AND COMMUNICATIONS STUDY COMMITTEE FOR THE PURPOSE OF EVALUATING THE STATE'S BROADBAND COMMUNICATIONS INFRASTRUCTURE AND ASSESSING THE AVAILABILITY OF AND NEED FOR BROADBAND SERVICES IN UNSERVED AND UNDERSERVED AREAS WITHIN THE STATE AND TO PROVIDE FOR ITS MEMBERSHIP, POWERS, AND DUTIES.
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H. 3570 -- Reps. Cobb-Hunter, Govan, J.H. Neal, McLeod, Mitchell, Jennings, Duncan, Bales, Brantley, G. Brown, Hardwick, Howard, Knight, Ott, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Sellers, Spires, Harvin, Agnew and Stavrinakis: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 38-71-145, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO REQUIRED INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR CERTAIN DIAGNOSTIC AND LABORATORY TESTS, INCLUDING MAMMOGRAMS, ANNUAL PAP SMEARS, AND PROSTATE CANCER, SO AS TO ALSO REQUIRE COVERAGE FOR COLORECTAL CANCER EXAMINATIONS AND LABORATORY TESTS.
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H. 3571 -- Reps. Barfield, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hinson, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kelly, Kennedy, Kirsh, Knight, Leach, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Loftis, Lowe, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Mitchell, Moody-Lawrence, Moss, Mulvaney, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rice, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sellers, Shoopman, Simrill, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Spires, Stavrinakis, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Umphlett, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Williams, Witherspoon and Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND TAIWAN ON ITS CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE GLOBAL ECONOMY, SUCH AS THE PROMOTION OF WORLD PEACE, LIBERTY, AND HUMAN RIGHTS, AND TO SUPPORT TAIWAN'S EFFORTS TO JOIN THE UNITED NATIONS, THE WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION, AND OTHER INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS.
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H. 3572 -- Reps. Hagood, Rutherford, Bales, Barfield, Branham, G. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Coleman, Edge, Gullick, Hardwick, Hayes, Jefferson, Jennings, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Mack, McLeod, Ott, Pinson, Sandifer, Scott, W.D. Smith, Spires, Talley, White, Hart, Whipper and Cotty: 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 ACT", 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 SOLICITOR IS AUTHORIZED TO CONTRACT FOR SERVICES WITH THE APPROPRIATE MUNICIPALITY OR COUNTY, AND TO PROVIDE PROCEDURES FOR THE OPERATION OF A TRAFFIC DIVERSION PROGRAM AND REQUIREMENTS FOR PERSONS DESIRING TO ENTER A PROGRAM.
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H. 3573 -- Reps. Neilson, Perry, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hinson, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kelly, Kennedy, Kirsh, Knight, Leach, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Loftis, Lowe, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Mitchell, Moody-Lawrence, Moss, Mulvaney, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Ott, Owens, Parks, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rice, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sellers, Shoopman, Simrill, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Spires, Stavrinakis, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Umphlett, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Williams, Witherspoon and Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR MR. DEAN KAMEN, WORLD-RENOWNED INVENTOR, FOR HIS OUTSTANDING ACCOMPLISHMENTS IN TECHNOLOGY AND SCIENCE AND FOR HIS MANY INNOVATIVE MEDICAL DEVICES, WHICH ARE EXPANDING THE FRONTIERS OF HEALTH CARE WORLDWIDE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3574 -- Rep. Herbkersman: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 59-20-20, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE DEFINITION OF "INDEX OF TAXPAYING ABILITY" TO PROVIDE THAT THE INDEX IS COMPRISED OF THREE EQUALLY WEIGHTED COMPONENTS THAT MEASURE ASSESSED VALUE, REDUCED AND FREE LUNCH, AND REAL WAGES; AND TO AMEND SECTION 59-20-40, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE COMPUTATION OF THE REQUIRED LOCAL REVENUE IN SUPPORT OF THE FOUNDATION PROGRAM, TO PROVIDE THAT THE COMPUTATION SHALL EQUALLY WEIGH EACH OF THE THREE COMPONENTS OF THE INDEX OF TAXPAYING ABILITY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3575 -- Reps. Young, Harrell, Anthony, Clyburn, Lucas, J.M. Neal, Owens, E.H. Pitts, Taylor, White, Chellis, Gullick, R. Brown, Stavrinakis, Hagood and Scarborough: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 1-3-240, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE GOVERNOR'S REMOVAL OF PERSONS APPOINTED TO CERTAIN STATE OFFICES, FOR CERTAIN REASONS, SO AS TO ADD DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION COMMISSIONERS TO THIS LIST OF PERSONS WHO MAY BE REMOVED FROM OFFICE BY THE GOVERNOR; TO AMEND SECTION 1-30-10, RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENTS OF STATE GOVERNMENT AND THEIR GOVERNING BODIES, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE GOVERNING STRUCTURE OF THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION; TO AMEND SECTION 1-30-105, RELATING TO THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, SO AS TO MAKE TECHNICAL CHANGES AND PROVIDE FOR THE ELECTION OF ITS GOVERNING AUTHORITY UNTIL FEBRUARY 15, 2008; TO AMEND SECTION 8-13-1110, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PUBLIC OFFICIALS WHO MUST FILE A STATEMENT OF ECONOMIC INTEREST, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION DISTRICT ENGINEERS MUST FILE A STATEMENT OF ECONOMIC INTEREST; TO AMEND SECTION 11-11-150, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO CALCULATING ESTIMATED STATE AND CORPORATE INCOME TAX REVENUES, AND THE TRUST FUND FOR TAX RELIEF, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT FORTY MILLION DOLLARS IN GENERAL FUND REVENUE COLLECTED DURING CERTAIN FISCAL YEARS MUST BE CREDITED TO THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AND DISTRIBUTED PURSUANT TO SECTION 57-11-410; TO AMEND SECTION 11-35-710, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO GOVERNMENTAL ENTITIES EXEMPTED FROM PURCHASING ITEMS THROUGH THE CHIEF PROCUREMENT OFFICER, SO AS TO REVISE THE LIST OF DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION PROJECTS THAT ARE SUBJECT TO THIS PROVISION, AND TO GRANT EXEMPTIONS TO COUNTY TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEES, COUNCILS ON GOVERNMENTS, AND THE SOUTH CAROLINA TRANSPORT INFRASTRUCTURE BANK; TO AMEND SECTION 11-35-1230, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE AUDITING OF STATE PROCUREMENTS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT PROCUREMENT AUDITS SHALL VERIFY THAT PROCUREMENT CODE EXEMPTIONS GRANTED TO THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION ARE VALID; TO AMEND SECTION 57-1-10, RELATING TO DEFINITION OF TERMS THAT RELATE TO THE STATE'S MOTOR VEHICLE LAWS, SO AS TO DELETE THE TERM "DIRECTOR" AND REPLACE IT WITH THE TERM "SECRETARY OF TRANSPORTATION"; TO AMEND SECTION 57-1-20, RELATING TO THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, SO AS TO ESTABLISH A DIVISION OF HUMAN RESOURCES AND AN INTERNAL AUDIT DIVISION WITHIN THE DEPARTMENT; TO AMEND SECTION 57-1-40, RELATING TO CERTAIN ACTIONS COMMITTED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION OR DEPARTMENT EMPLOYEES WHICH ARE UNLAWFUL, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT'S COMMISSION AND ITS EMPLOYEES ARE SUBJECT TO CERTAIN PROVISIONS THAT GOVERN THE CONDUCT OF LOBBYISTS, PUBLIC OFFICIALS, AND EMPLOYEES; BY ADDING SECTION 57-1-305 SO AS TO ESTABLISH CERTAIN MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS THAT A PERSON MUST POSSESS BEFORE HE MAY BE ELECTED AS A DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION COMMISSIONER; TO AMEND SECTION 57-1-310, RELATING TO THE ESTABLISHMENT OF DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION DISTRICTS FROM WHICH DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION COMMISSIONERS ARE ELECTED, SO AS TO REVISE THE PROCESS OF ELECTING COMMISSIONERS AND THEIR SUCCESSORS TO INCLUDE THE SCREENING OF CANDIDATES BY THE TRANSPORTATION REVIEW COMMITTEE AND THE ELECTION OF COMMISSIONERS BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY; TO AMEND SECTION 57-1-330, RELATING TO ELECTION OF DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION COMMISSIONERS, SO AS TO DELETE THE PROVISION THAT PROVIDES THAT THE COMMISSIONERS MUST BE ELECTED BY THE LEGISLATIVE DELEGATIONS FROM EACH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT, TO LIMIT THE PERIOD THAT A PERSON MAY SERVE AS A COMMISSIONER TO NOT MORE THAN TWO THREE-YEAR TERMS OR NOT MORE THAN SIX YEARS, TO ESTABLISH SEVEN HIGHWAY ENGINEERING DISTRICTS FROM WHICH COMMISSIONERS MUST BE ELECTED, TO PROVIDE FOR THE ELECTION OF THE COMMISSION'S CHAIRMAN AND HIS TERM OF SERVICE AS CHAIRMAN, TO DELETE THE PROVISION THAT PROVIDES FOR THE ELECTION OF AN AT-LARGE COMMISSIONER WHO SERVES AT THE PLEASURE OF THE GOVERNOR, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE SECRETARY OF TRANSPORTATION SHALL NOTIFY CERTAIN OFFICIALS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY AND THE TRANSPORTATION REVIEW COMMITTEE WHEN A COMMISSION VACANCY OCCURS; TO AMEND SECTION 57-1-350, RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION'S SEAL, RULES, PROCEDURES, AND REIMBURSEMENT FOR EXPENSES, SO AS TO REVISE THE AMOUNT OF COMPENSATION COMMISSIONERS MUST RECEIVE FOR THEIR SERVICE, AND TO PROVIDE A LIST OF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES THAT MUST BE PERFORMED BY THE COMMISSION; TO AMEND SECTION 57-1-410, RELATING TO THE EMPLOYMENT OF THE DIRECTOR OF THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION BY THE GOVERNOR, SO AS TO CHANGE THE TITLE OF THIS PERSON FROM DIRECTOR TO SECRETARY OF TRANSPORTATION, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THIS PERSON MUST BE APPOINTED BY AND SERVE AT THE PLEASURE OF THE GOVERNOR; TO AMEND SECTION 57-1-450, RELATING TO THE APPOINTMENT OF DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION DEPUTY DIRECTORS BY THE DEPARTMENT'S DIRECTOR, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THIS DUTY SHALL BECOME THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE SECRETARY OF TRANSPORTATION EXCEPT FOR THE APPOINTMENT OF THE INTERNAL AUDIT DIRECTOR AND THE INTERNAL AUDITORS WHO SHALL REPORT TO AND SERVE AT THE PLEASURE OF THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION; TO AMEND SECTION 57-1-490, RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION'S ANNUAL AUDIT, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE STATE AUDITOR SHALL CONDUCT A PERFORMANCE AND COMPLIANCE AUDIT OF CERTAIN DIVISIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT, AND TO PROVIDE THAT COPIES OF ALL AUDITS MUST BE MADE AVAILABLE TO CERTAIN COMMITTEES OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY; BY ADDING ARTICLE 7 TO CHAPTER 1, TITLE 57 SO AS TO ESTABLISH THE TRANSPORTATION REVIEW COMMITTEE, ITS COMPOSITION, AND TO PROVIDE FOR ITS POWER AND DUTY TO REVIEW CANDIDATES FOR ELECTION TO THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION; TO AMEND SECTION 57-3-10, RELATING TO THE DIVISIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE DIVISIONS OF HUMAN RESOURCES AND INTERNAL AUDIT; TO AMEND SECTION 57-3-20, RELATING TO THE RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES OF THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION'S DIVISION DEPUTY DIRECTORS, SO AS TO ESTABLISH THE RESPONSIBILITIES FOR THE DIVISION DEPUTY DIRECTORS FOR HUMAN RESOURCES AND INTERNAL AUDITS; BY ADDING ARTICLE 5 TO CHAPTER 11, TITLE 57 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE DISTRIBUTION OF FUNDS THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION RECEIVES PURSUANT TO SECTION 11-11-150(H); TO REPEAL SECTIONS 57-1-320 AND 57-1-325 RELATING TO THE ELECTION OF DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION COMMISSIONERS WHEN A COUNTY IS DIVIDED AMONG MORE THAN ONE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION DISTRICT, AND TO THE MEETING OF THE VARIOUS LEGISLATIVE DELEGATIONS TO ELECT DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION COMMISSIONERS; AND TO PROVIDE THE CODE COMMISSIONER WITH AUTHORITY TO MAKE CERTAIN TECHNICAL CHANGES.
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H. 3576 -- Reps. E.H. Pitts, Scott, Cotty, Bales, G. Brown, Cobb-Hunter, Harrison, Herbkersman, Perry, Talley, Vick, Viers, Weeks, Gullick and Brady: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 53-1-150, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE EXEMPTION OF CERTAIN COUNTIES FROM PROVISIONS OF LAW REGULATING ACTIVITIES ON SUNDAY, SO AS TO REDUCE THE REQUIRED AMOUNT OF ACCOMMODATIONS TAX REVENUES COLLECTED IN A COUNTY DURING A FISCAL YEAR WHICH EXEMPTS A COUNTY FROM THESE PROVISIONS OF LAW REGULATING ACTIVITIES ON SUNDAY.
Introduced and Committed
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H. 3577 -- Rep. Harvin: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO HONOR AND COMMEND THE MEMBERS AND STAFF OF THE CLARENDON COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE ON THEIR MANY IMMEASURABLE CONTRIBUTIONS TO THEIR COMMUNITY AND TO THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, AND TO RECOGNIZE THE OCCASION OF THE CLARENDON COUNTY CHAMBER'S VISIT TO COLUMBIA ON FEBRUARY 28, 2007 AS CLARENDON COUNTY CHAMBER AT THE CAPITOL DAY.
Introduced and Adopted
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H. 3578 -- Reps. Gullick, F.N. Smith, Battle, Bowen, Chellis, Clemmons, Crawford, Delleney, Funderburk, Gambrell, Harrell, Kirsh, Mitchell, Moss, Mulvaney, J.M. Neal, Scott, Shoopman, Talley, Whipper, Witherspoon, Young, Ceips and R. Brown: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 4, TITLE 49, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY REDESIGNATING THE CHAPTER AS THE "SOUTH CAROLINA WATER WITHDRAWAL, PERMITTING, USE, AND REPORTING ACT", SO AS TO MAKE CERTAIN DECLARATIONS REGARDING THE STATE'S REGULATION OF RIPARIAN RIGHTS, TO PROVIDE CERTAIN DEFINITIONS, TO SPECIFY SPECIFIC EXEMPTIONS FROM THE CHAPTER, TO PROVIDE THAT USE OF THE WATERS OF THE STATE ON NONRIPARIAN LAND IS LAWFUL AND REQUIRES EQUAL CONSIDERATION WITH A USE ON A RIPARIAN LAND IN AN ADMINISTRATIVE OR JUDICIAL PROCEEDING RELATING TO AN ALLOCATION, WITHDRAWAL, OR USE OF WATER, OR TO A MODIFICATION OF A WATER RIGHT, AND VARIOUS PROVISIONS REGARDING THE PERMITTING AND REGULATION OF SURFACE WATER WITHDRAWERS; TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL SHALL PROMULGATE A REGULATION PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 4, TITLE 49, RELATING TO SURFACE WATER WITHDRAWAL, PERMITTING, AND REPORTING, TO ESTABLISH A FEE NECESSARY TO IMPLEMENT THE PROVISIONS OF THIS CHAPTER, AND TO PROVIDE THAT UNTIL THE NEW REGULATION IS PROMULGATED, REGULATION 61-113, RELATED TO GROUNDWATER USE AND REPORTING, MUST REMAIN IN EFFECT; AND TO REPEAL CHAPTER 21, TITLE 49, RELATING TO THE INTERBASIN TRANSFER OF WATER.
Introduced and Committed
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H. 3579 -- Rep. Chalk: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, SO AS TO ENACT "THE SOUTH CAROLINA AGRICULTURAL ASSESSMENT REFORM ACT OF 2007"; TO AMEND SECTION 12-43-217, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO REASSESSMENT OF REAL PROPERTY EVERY FIVE YEARS, SO AS TO LIMIT A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE IN THE YEAR OF IMPLEMENTATION OF REVISED AGRICULTURAL USE STANDARDS; TO AMEND SECTION 12-43-220, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO ASSESSMENT RATIOS FOR CERTAIN PROPERTY CLASSIFICATIONS, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR UPDATED CRITERIA FOR DETERMINING FAIR MARKET VALUE OF AGRICULTURAL USE PROPERTY, TO REQUIRE THAT THE PROPERTY OWNERS REAPPLY FOR AGRICULTURAL USE CLASSIFICATION EACH YEAR OF THE COUNTYWIDE APPRAISAL AND EQUALIZATION PROGRAM, TO PROVIDE FOR THE APPLICATION OF THE ROLLBACK TAX TO CERTAIN AGRICULTURAL PROPERTY BASED ON INCREASED VALUE, TO REQUIRE ROLLBACK TAXES TO BE PAID WITH THE DEED TRANSFERRING REAL PROPERTY WHERE THE INCREASE IN VALUE MEETS CERTAIN CRITERIA, TO LIMIT APPLICATION OF THE ROLLBACK TAX TO THAT PROPERTY AT A LATER DATE, AND TO EXEMPT FROM THE ROLLBACK TAX PROPERTY SOLD AT A FORECLOSURE SALE FOR SPECIFIED REASONS AND UNDER SPECIFIED CIRCUMSTANCES; TO AMEND SECTION 12-43-230, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE DEFINITION OF "AGRICULTURAL REAL PROPERTY" FOR PURPOSES OF PROPERTY TAX REASSESSMENT AND EQUALIZATION, SO AS TO DEFINE MORE FULLY "AGRICULTURAL REAL PROPERTY", INCLUDING THE REQUIREMENT THAT THE AGRICULTURAL USE BE A COMMERCIAL USE AND TO PROVIDE FOR EVIDENCE OF COMMERCIAL USE; TO AMEND SECTION 12-43-232, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO OTHER CRITERIA FOR AGRICULTURAL USE PROPERTY, SO AS TO REQUIRE THAT TIMBERLAND PROPERTY MUST BE TWENTY-FIVE ACRES OR MORE AND TO DELETE THE PROVISION ALLOWING A NONTIMBERLAND TRACT THAT FAILS TO MEET THE ACREAGE OR INCOME CRITERIA TO RETAIN THE AGRICULTURAL USE CLASSIFICATION SO LONG AS IT HAS REMAINED IN THE IMMEDIATE FAMILY SINCE THAT CLASSIFICATION; TO AMEND SECTION 12-43-260, RELATING TO A COUNTY'S COMPLIANCE WITH THE PROPERTY CLASSIFICATION PROVISIONS AND BY ADDING SECTION 12-4-525, BOTH SO AS TO ALLOW THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE TO REVIEW APPEALS OF PROPERTY CLASSIFICATIONS AND AUDIT SAMPLE REASSESSMENTS SO AS TO ASSURE ACCURATE RESULTS; AND TO AMEND SECTION 12-43-340, RELATING TO PENALTIES FOR FALSELY CLAIMING AGRICULTURAL USE PROPERTY, SO AS TO MAKE THE PENALTY TEN DOLLARS FOR EACH ACRE FALSELY CLAIMED.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3580 -- Rep. Chalk: A JOINT RESOLUTION PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO SECTION 1, ARTICLE X OF THE CONSTITUTION OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1895, RELATING TO CLASSIFICATIONS OF PROPERTY FOR PURPOSES OF AD VALOREM TAXATION, SO AS TO ADD A CLASSIFICATION, WITH AN ASSESSMENT OF TWO PERCENT OF ITS FAIR MARKET VALUE, FOR A LARGE UNDEVELOPED TRACT OF LAND THAT DOES NOT QUALIFY FOR CLASSIFICATION AS AGRICULTURAL USE PROPERTY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3581 -- Reps. Clyburn, Pinson, Parks and M.A. Pitts: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND THE TALENTED ARTISANS OF EDGEFIELD POTTERY FOR THEIR OUTSTANDING WORK IN BRINGING EXCEPTIONAL POTTERY PIECES TO THE CITIZENS OF SOUTH CAROLINA.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3582 -- Reps. Bannister, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hinson, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kelly, Kennedy, Kirsh, Knight, Leach, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Loftis, Lowe, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Mitchell, Moody-Lawrence, Moss, Mulvaney, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rice, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sellers, Shoopman, Simrill, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Spires, Stavrinakis, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Umphlett, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Williams, Witherspoon and Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND THE MAULDIN HIGH SCHOOL "LADY MAVERICKS" CROSS COUNTRY TEAM ON ITS IMPRESSIVE WIN OF THE 2006 CLASS AAAA STATE GIRLS CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE, AND TO HONOR THE RUNNERS AND HEAD COACH DELMER HOWELL ON AN EXCEPTIONAL SEASON.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3583 -- Rep. Bannister: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE MAULDIN HIGH SCHOOL "LADY MAVERICKS" SWIM TEAM, COACHES, AND SCHOOL OFFICIALS, AT A DATE AND TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF RECOGNIZING AND COMMENDING THEM ON THEIR OUTSTANDING SEASON AND FOR CAPTURING THE 2006 CLASS AAAA STATE GIRLS SWIMMING CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3584 -- Reps. Bannister, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hinson, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kelly, Kennedy, Kirsh, Knight, Leach, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Loftis, Lowe, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Mitchell, Moody-Lawrence, Moss, Mulvaney, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rice, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sellers, Shoopman, Simrill, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Spires, Stavrinakis, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Umphlett, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Williams, Witherspoon and Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND THE MAULDIN HIGH SCHOOL "LADY MAVERICKS" SWIM TEAM ON ITS IMPRESSIVE WIN OF THE 2006 CLASS AAAA STATE GIRLS SWIMMING CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE, AND TO HONOR THE SWIMMERS, HEAD COACH PATRICIA GETTYS, AND ASSISTANT COACH JOHN HENICKMAN ON AN EXCEPTIONAL SEASON.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3585 -- Rep. Bannister: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE MAULDIN HIGH SCHOOL "LADY MAVERICKS" CROSS COUNTRY TEAM, COACH, AND SCHOOL OFFICIALS, AT A DATE AND TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF RECOGNIZING AND COMMENDING THEM ON THEIR OUTSTANDING SEASON AND FOR CAPTURING THE 2006 CLASS AAAA STATE GIRLS CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3586 -- Rep. G.R. Smith: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE MR. WARREN TAYLOR, OF SIMPSONVILLE, UPON THE CELEBRATION OF FIFTY YEARS OF SERVICE AS A JEWELER, AND TO COMMEND HIM FOR HIS OUTSTANDING WORK AND DEDICATION TO HIS CRAFT.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3587 -- Reps. Crawford, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hinson, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kelly, Kennedy, Kirsh, Knight, Leach, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Loftis, Lowe, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Mitchell, Moody-Lawrence, Moss, Mulvaney, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rice, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sellers, Shoopman, Simrill, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Spires, Stavrinakis, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Umphlett, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Williams, Witherspoon and Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO AUTHORIZE PALMETTO BOYS STATE TO USE THE CHAMBERS OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES AND THE SENATE ON FRIDAY, JUNE 15, 2007, FROM 12:00 NOON TO 1:00 P.M. FOR ITS ANNUAL STATE HOUSE MEETING.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3588 -- Reps. Rutherford, Alexander, Hart and Sellers: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 1-10-10, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE REMOVAL AND PLACEMENT OF THE CONFEDERATE FLAG, SO AS TO PROHIBIT THE PLACEMENT OF ANY CONFEDERATE FLAG ON THE GROUNDS OF THE CAPITOL COMPLEX, AND TO REMOVE THE CURRENT CONFEDERATE FLAG FLOWN ON THE SOUTH SIDE OF THE CONFEDERATE SOLDIER MONUMENT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3589 -- Rep. Rutherford: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 24-21-95 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE BOARD OF PROBATION, PAROLE AND PARDON SERVICES MUST EXPUNGE THE CRIMINAL RECORD OF A PERSON WHO HAS RECEIVED A PARDON.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3590 -- Reps. G.R. Smith, Bowen, Duncan, Haskins, Littlejohn and Lowe: A BILL TO ENACT THE "SOUTH CAROLINA RESTRUCTURING ACT OF 2007" INCLUDING PROVISIONS TO AMEND SECTION 1-30-10, 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 GENERAL ASSEMBLY, 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 CHAPTER 8 TO TITLE 1 SO AS TO CREATE THE OFFICE OF STATE INSPECTOR GENERAL AS A SEPARATE DIVISION WITHIN THE DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATION, TO PROVIDE THAT THE STATE INSPECTOR GENERAL MUST BE APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR UPON THE ADVICE AND CONSENT OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY, 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; BY ADDING ARTICLE 6 TO CHAPTER 3 OF TITLE 1 SO AS TO ESTABLISH THE DIVISION OF THE STATE CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER WITHIN THE DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATION TO BE HEADED BY THE STATE CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER, TO PROVIDE THAT THE STATE CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER SHALL BE APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR UPON THE ADVICE AND CONSENT OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY, 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; 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; TO AMEND SECTIONS 1-10-10, 1-11-20, AS AMENDED, 1-11-22, 1-11-55, 1-11-56, 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, 1-11-220, 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, 10-1-30, AS AMENDED, 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, 13-7-30, 13-7-830, ALL AS AMENDED, 48-46-30, AS AMENDED, 48-46-40, AS AMENDED, 48-46-50, 48-46-60, 48-46-90, 44-53-530, AS AMENDED, AND 44-96-140; AND TO ADD SECTION 1-11-185 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.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3591 -- Rep. Huggins: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-37-220, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATED TO PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTIONS, SO AS TO EXEMPT AN AMOUNT OF FAIR MARKET VALUE OF A NEWLY ACQUIRED OWNER-OCCUPIED RESIDENCE SUFFICIENT TO EQUAL THE ASSESSED VALUE OF THE TAXPAYER'S ORIGINAL SUCH RESIDENCE IF THE TAXPAYER IS AT LEAST FIFTY-FIVE YEARS OF AGE, THE NEW RESIDENCE QUALIFIES AS THE TAXPAYER'S OWNER-OCCUPIED RESIDENCE WITHIN TWENTY-FOUR MONTHS OF THE TRANSFER OF THE ORIGINAL RESIDENCE, AND IF THE FAIR MARKET VALUE OF THE NEWLY ACQUIRED RESIDENCE IS EQUAL TO OR LESS THAN THE FAIR MARKET VALUE OF THE ORIGINAL RESIDENCE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3592 -- Rep. Ballentine: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-37-220, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO GENERAL EXEMPTIONS FROM PROPERTY TAX, SO AS TO EXEMPT FROM THE PROPERTY TAX THE VALUE OF A MOTORCYCLE OWNED OR LEASED BY AND LICENSED AND REGISTERED IN THE NAME OF A DISABLED VETERAN OF WAR.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3593 -- Rep. Vick: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE THE CHERAW HIGH SCHOOL MARCHING BAND ON CAPTURING THE 2006 CLASS AA STATE MARCHING BAND CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3594 -- Reps. Neilson, Williams, Lucas and Miller: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 9-1-10, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS FOR PURPOSES OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA RETIREMENT SYSTEM, SO AS TO ADD A PRINCIPAL, SUPERINTENDENT, OR SUPERVISOR OF CLASSROOM TEACHERS IN THE DEFINITION OF "EDUCATIONAL SERVICE" AS PERSONS WHO MAY PURCHASE EDUCATIONAL SERVICE IN THE SOUTH CAROLINA RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3595 -- Reps. Clemmons, Haley, Hardwick, Bannister, Barfield, Cato, Ceips, Cooper, Crawford, Dantzler, Duncan, Hagood, Hamilton, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hinson, Jennings, Kirsh, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lucas, Moss, Neilson, Pinson, M.A. Pitts, Rice, Simrill, G.R. Smith, Umphlett, Vick and Viers: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 56-1-146 TO ENACT THE "SOUTH CAROLINA LAW ENFORCEMENT SAFETY ACT OF 2007" 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 SECTION 56-1-148 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON CONVICTED OF A VIOLENT CRIME MUST HAVE A SPECIAL UNDEFINED CODE AFFIXED TO THE REVERSE SIDE OF 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, 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 ALSO 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 ALSO MUST CONTAIN A LIST OF ALL VIOLENT CRIMES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3596 -- Reps. Talley, W.D. Smith, Davenport, F.N. Smith, Duncan, Leach, Bedingfield, Cato, Walker, Taylor, E.H. Pitts, Harrison, Anthony, Bannister, Haskins, Kelly, Littlejohn, Loftis, Mahaffey, Pinson, Shoopman and G.R. Smith: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE THE SELFLESSNESS AND BRAVERY OF THE UNITED STATES ARMED FORCES AND TO URGE THE SOUTH CAROLINA GENERAL ASSEMBLY AND ALL SOUTH CAROLINIANS TO SUPPORT OUR TROOPS AND OUR NATION'S LEADERSHIP IN THE WAR ON TERROR.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Adopted

H. 3597 -- Rep. Talley: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 40-22-225, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR LICENSURE AS A LAND SURVEYOR, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON WHO HAS NOT SATISFACTORILY COMPLIED WITH AN EDUCATION REQUIREMENT OR AN EXAMINATION REQUIRED FOR LICENSURE AS A PROFESSIONAL LAND SURVEYOR IN THIS STATE MAY PETITION THE BOARD OF REGISTRATION FOR PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERS AND LAND SURVEYORS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3598 -- Rep. Lucas: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO HONOR THE DARLINGTON COUNTY EXTRICATION TEAM FOR ITS COURAGE AND COMMITMENT TO FURTHERING THE RESPONSE CAPABILITIES OF LOCAL EMERGENCY RESPONDERS, AND TO RECOGNIZE THE TEAM'S MANY ACCOMPLISHMENTS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3599 -- Rep. Vick: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE CHERAW HIGH SCHOOL MARCHING BAND, DIRECTORS, AND SCHOOL OFFICIALS, AT A DATE AND TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF RECOGNIZING AND CONGRATULATING THEM ON CAPTURING THE 2006 CLASS AA STATE MARCHING BAND CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3600 -- Rep. Mitchell: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND AND THANK GLENICE B. PEARSON FOR HER DEDICATED SERVICE TO SOUTH CAROLINA'S NONPROFIT CHARITABLE ORGANIZATIONS AND HER AUTHORSHIP OF THE OFFICIAL STATE MANUAL FOR THESE ORGANIZATIONS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3601 -- Reps. Crawford, Leach, Merrill, Bales, Bedingfield, Brantley, Lowe, Neilson, Shoopman and Spires: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 5-7-30, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO POWERS CONFERRED UPON MUNICIPALITIES, SO AS TO REQUIRE THE CONSENT OF THE SHERIFF OF A COUNTY BEFORE MUNICIPAL POLICE JURISDICTION MAYBE EXTENDED TO UNINCORPORATED AREAS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3602 -- Reps. Crawford, Leach, Merrill, Bales, Bedingfield, Brantley, Hodges, Lowe, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Shoopman, Spires and Young: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 16-3-1065 SO AS TO PROVIDE DEFINITIONS FOR THE TERMS "VEHICLE" AND "FALSE OR SECRET COMPARTMENT", TO PROVIDE THAT IT IS UNLAWFUL TO OPERATE A VEHICLE WITH A FALSE OR SECRET COMPARTMENT, OR INSTALL A FALSE OR SECRET COMPARTMENT IN A VEHICLE, AND TO PROVIDE A PENALTY FOR A VIOLATION OF THIS SECTION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3603 -- Rep. E.H. Pitts: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-18-325 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT ANY HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT IN THE ELEVENTH OR TWELFTH GRADE WHO WAS NOT A HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT IN THIS STATE IN ANY PORTION OF THE TENTH GRADE IS NOT REQUIRED TO TAKE THE STATE EXIT EXAMINATION REQUIRED TO BE ADMINISTERED AT THE END OF A STUDENT'S SECOND YEAR IN HIGH SCHOOL IF HE HAS ACCRUED AT LEAST ONE THOUSAND OR MORE ON THE SCHOLASTIC APTITUDE TEST (SAT) OR MADE AN EQUIVALENT SCORE ON THE ACT AS DETERMINED BY THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3604 -- Reps. Ballentine, Harrell and E.H. Pitts: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 16-23-435 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IT IS UNLAWFUL FOR A PARENT OR GUARDIAN TO INTENTIONALLY, KNOWINGLY, OR RECKLESSLY PERMIT HIS CHILD TO POSSESS A FIREARM WHICH MAY BE USED IN VIOLATION OF THE LAW REGARDING CARRYING FIREARMS ON SCHOOL PROPERTY, TO PROVIDE A PENALTY, AND TO CREATE CIVIL LIABILITY UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.
Introduced and Committed
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H. 3605 -- Rep. Harrison: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 62-1-110 SO AS TO CLARIFY THAT IF AN ATTORNEY-CLIENT RELATIONSHIP EXISTS BETWEEN A LAWYER AND A FIDUCIARY, COMMUNICATIONS BETWEEN THE LAWYER AND THE FIDUCIARY ARE PRIVILEGED UNLESS WAIVED BY THE FIDUCIARY.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended

H. 3606 -- Reps. Whipper, Anderson, Alexander, Brantley, Breeland, Harvin, Hodges, Howard, Jefferson, Knight, Mack, Ott, Sellers, Stavrinakis and Vick: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 7-7-10, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE ESTABLISHMENT OF VOTING PRECINCTS AND VOTING PLACES ESTABLISHED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY, SO AS TO PROHIBIT THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A POLLING PLACE IN A LOCATION THAT IS GATED, GUARDED, OR WHERE ACCESS IS CONTROLLED BY OTHER THAN A POLLING PLACE MANAGER, AND TO REQUIRE THAT SUBMISSION TO THE UNITED STATES JUSTICE DEPARTMENT MUST CONTAIN A STATEMENT CONCERNING THE ACCESSIBILITY TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3607 -- Rep. Taylor: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 20-7-652, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE WITHHOLDING OF HEALTH CARE FROM A CHILD FOR RELIGIOUS OR OTHER REASONS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A HEALTH CARE DECISION MADE FOR A CHILD BY THE CHILD'S PARENT OR GUARDIAN DOES NOT CONSTITUTE ABUSE OR NEGLECT UNLESS THE DEPARTMENT PROVES BY A PREPONDERANCE OF THE EVIDENCE THAT THE TREATMENT PURSUED BY THE GUARDIAN OR PARENT IS AN UNREASONABLE OR IMPRUDENT TREATMENT FOR THE CHILD'S HEALTH CONDITION; TO PROVIDE THAT A PARENT OR GUARDIAN MAY OBTAIN A SECOND MEDICAL OPINION CONCERNING WHETHER A HEALTH CARE DECISION THE PARENT OR GUARDIAN MAKES FOR A CHILD IS REASONABLE AND PRUDENT; AND TO MAKE TECHNICAL AND CONFORMING CHANGES THROUGHOUT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3608 -- Reps. Witherspoon, Clemmons, Hardwick, Coleman, Barfield, Frye, Davenport, Perry, Anthony, Battle, Branham, Chellis, Crawford, Dantzler, Duncan, Edge, Hamilton, Hayes, Kirsh, Littlejohn, Lowe, Mahaffey, Miller, Moss, Phillips, M.A. Pitts, Sandifer, W.D. Smith, Toole and Umphlett: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 48-23-300 SO AS TO REQUIRE THE STATE COMMISSION ON FORESTRY TO MANAGE FORESTED LAND OWNED BY A STATE AGENCY; TO REQUIRE THE LAND BE REGISTERED WITH THE COMMISSION IN CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES; TO PROVIDE CERTAIN OBLIGATIONS OF THE COMMISSION, STATE AGENCIES, AND THE OFFICE OF THE STATE TREASURER; TO PROVIDE FOR THE USE OF MONEY GENERATED BY THE SALE OF CERTAIN FOREST PRODUCTS BY THE STATE; AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE PROMULGATION OF REGULATIONS BY THE COMMISSION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3609 -- Reps. Witherspoon and Funderburk: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING CHAPTER 53 TO TITLE 46 SO AS TO ENACT THE "SOUTH CAROLINA EQUINE PROMOTION ACT" INCLUDING PROVISIONS TO PROVIDE FOR THE SUPPORT OF THIS PROGRAM BY MEANS OF AN ASSESSMENT ON THE SALE OF COMMERCIAL HORSE FEED, TO PROVIDE FOR THE RATE AND METHOD OF COLLECTION OF THE ASSESSMENT, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE MANNER IN WHICH THE REVENUE DERIVED FROM THESE ASSESSMENTS MUST BE USED.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3610 -- Rep. G. Brown: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE AND EXTEND VERY BEST WISHES TO MRS. LEILA ANDERSON CORBETT UPON THE OCCASION OF HER RETIREMENT AFTER SIXTY-TWO YEARS OF OUTSTANDING SERVICE TO GINSBERG'S LADIES SHOPPE IN BISHOPVILLE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3611 -- Reps. Bedingfield, Cooper, Davenport, Duncan, Limehouse, Loftis, Mulvaney, Phillips, Pinson, M.A. Pitts, G.R. Smith and White: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 1-1-616 SO AS TO DESIGNATE MAY IN EVERY YEAR AS CONFEDERATE MEMORIAL MONTH.
Introduced and Committed
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H. 3612 -- Reps. Rutherford and Clyburn: 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

H. 3613 -- Rep. Taylor: A BILL TO AMEND ACT 779 OF 1988, RELATING TO THE BOARDS OF TRUSTEES OF LAURENS COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICTS 55 AND 56, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT PERSONS DESIRING TO BECOME CANDIDATES FOR ELECTION TO THE BOARDS SHALL FILE A STATEMENT OF CANDIDACY RATHER THAN A PETITION, TO REVISE THE DATE BY WHICH THE STATEMENTS OF CANDIDACY MUST BE FILED, AND TO PROVIDE THAT IF A CANDIDATE IS UNOPPOSED, HE IS DEEMED ELECTED UNDER SPECIFIED CONDITIONS AND PROCEDURES.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Ratified

H. 3614 -- Reps. M.A. Pitts, Bales, Bedingfield, Brantley, Clyburn, Dantzler, Herbkersman, Jefferson, Jennings, Kelly, Littlejohn, Mahaffey, Mulvaney, Neilson, Perry, E.H. Pitts, G.R. Smith, Stavrinakis, Umphlett and Whipper: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 50-9-740, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE REQUIREMENTS FOR YOUTH HUNTING DAYS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON WHO IS LESS THAN EIGHTEEN YEARS OF AGE MAY BE A YOUTH HUNTER.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3615 -- Reps. G.R. Smith, Harrell, Merrill, Bedingfield, Haley, Bingham, Bowen, Cato, Duncan, Edge, Hamilton, Harrison, Haskins, Lowe, G.M. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Stewart, Loftis, Toole and Sandifer: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, SO AS TO ENACT THE "LOCAL GOVERNMENT FISCAL ACCOUNTABILITY AND FAIRNESS ACT" BY ADDING SECTION 6-1-317 IMPOSING A LIMIT ON ANNUAL SPENDING INCREASES FOR OPERATING PURPOSES FOR POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONS AND SCHOOL DISTRICTS EQUAL TO ANNUAL INCREASES IN THE CONSUMER PRICE INDEX AND THE JURISDICTION'S POPULATION AND TO PROVIDE EXCEPTIONS; AND TO AMEND SECTIONS 11-11-155 AND 11-11-156, RELATING TO THE HOMESTEAD EXEMPTION FUND AND REIMBURSEMENTS TO SCHOOL DISTRICTS THEREFROM, SO AS TO ROLLBACK BY ONE YEAR THE BASE YEAR FOR PURPOSES OF A PORTION OF THESE REIMBURSEMENTS AND TO MAKE OTHER TECHNICAL AND CLARIFYING AMENDMENTS WITH RESPECT TO THESE REIMBURSEMENTS, THEIR SCHEDULE OF PAYMENT, AND THE OPERATION OF THE TAX CREDIT FOR COUNTY OPERATING MILLAGE IF ANY UNEXPENDED BALANCE REMAINS IN THE HOMESTEAD EXEMPTION FUND.
Introduced and Committed
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H. 3616 -- Rep. F.N. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 41-1-70, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE LIABILITY OF AN EMPLOYER FOR DISMISSAL OR DEMOTION OF AN EMPLOYEE WHO COMPLIES WITH A SUBPOENA OR SERVES ON A JURY, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR AN EMPLOYEE'S ATTENDANCE AT A COURT PROCEEDING AT A PROSECUTOR'S REQUEST AND TO PROVIDE A CRIMINAL PENALTY AGAINST AN EMPLOYER WHO DISMISSES OR DEMOTES AN EMPLOYEE WHO COMPLIES WITH THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION; AND TO AMEND SECTION 41-1-80, RELATING TO THE LIABILITY OF AN EMPLOYER WHO DISCHARGES OR DEMOTES AN EMPLOYEE WHO INSTITUTES A WORKERS' COMPENSATION CLAIM, SO AS TO PROVIDE A CRIMINAL PENALTY.
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H. 3617 -- Rep. F.N. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 59-67-240, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DUTIES OF SCHOOL BUS DRIVERS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT AT THE END OF EACH SCHOOL DAY, THE DRIVER SHALL DEPOSIT PUPILS AT THEIR APPROPRIATE BUS STOP SITES ONLY, TO PROVIDE THAT IF THE DRIVER IS UNSURE OF THE PUPIL'S APPROPRIATE BUS STOP SITE, HE SHALL RETURN THE PUPIL TO THE SCHOOL THE PUPIL ATTENDS, TO PROVIDE THAT THE DRIVER SHALL THEN CONTACT THE PUPIL'S PARENT OR GUARDIAN TO INFORM THE PARENT OR GUARDIAN OF THE PUPIL'S LOCATION, AND TO PROVIDE THAT NO CHILD UNDER THE AGE OF TWELVE SHALL BE LEFT UNATTENDED AT HIS SCHOOL BY A SCHOOL BUS DRIVER.
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H. 3618 -- Reps. Scott, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hinson, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kelly, Kennedy, Kirsh, Knight, Leach, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Loftis, Lowe, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Mitchell, Moody-Lawrence, Moss, Mulvaney, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rice, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Sellers, Shoopman, Simrill, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Spires, Stavrinakis, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Umphlett, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Williams, Witherspoon and Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE MRS. CARRIE TAYLOR ASHFORD, OF RICHLAND COUNTY, ON THE OCCASION OF HER NINETIETH BIRTHDAY, AND TO WISH HER A JOYOUS BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION AND MANY MORE YEARS OF HEALTH AND HAPPINESS.
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H. 3619 -- Rep. Duncan: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE APPRECIATION OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES FOR THE OUTSTANDING COMMUNITY SERVICE OF MR. SAM OWENS, OF CLINTON.
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H. 3620 -- 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, 2007; 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. 3622 -- Reps. Ott, McLeod, Haley, Cotty, Agnew, Barfield, Battle, Branham, Clemmons, Cobb-Hunter, Crawford, Duncan, Hagood, Hardwick, Harrell, Hart, Hayes, Hiott, Hodges, Howard, Jefferson, Limehouse, Lowe, J.H. Neal, Parks, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Sellers, Skelton, Spires, Stavrinakis, Toole, Vick, Weeks, Williams and Witherspoon: 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 REGULATION OF THE OPERATION OF ALL-TERRAIN VEHICLES BY THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES, INCLUDING THE REQUIREMENT THAT A PERSON AT LEAST SIX AND NOT OVER SIXTEEN YEARS OF AGE MUST COMPLETE A SAFETY COURSE BEFORE HE MAY OPERATE AN ALL-TERRAIN VEHICLE AND MUST ALSO MEET AGE REQUIREMENTS SPECIFIC TO THE VEHICLE, TO PROVIDE THAT ALL-TERRAIN VEHICLES ARE EXEMPT FROM AD VALOREM TAXES BEGINNING WITH CALENDAR YEAR 2007, AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR CERTAIN VIOLATIONS; AND TO AMEND CHAPTER 3, TITLE 56, RELATING TO MOTOR VEHICLE REGISTRATION AND LICENSING, BY ADDING ARTICLE 10 SO AS TO PROVIDE A PROCEDURE FOR THE TITLING OF ALL-TERRAIN VEHICLES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3623 -- Rep. Thompson: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 6-11-340, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE PROTECTION OF SPECIAL PURPOSE DISTRICTS, SO AS TO MAKE A TECHNICAL CHANGE; TO AMEND SECTIONS 14-1-206, 14-1-207, AND 14-1-208, ALL AS AMENDED, RELATING TO MONETARY ASSESSMENTS LEVIED AGAINST FINES IMPOSED IN GENERAL SESSIONS, MAGISTRATES, AND MUNICIPAL COURTS, SO AS TO DELETE THE TERM "DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY" AND REPLACE IT WITH THE TERM "SOUTH CAROLINA CRIMINAL JUSTICE ACADEMY"; TO AMEND SECTION 23-11-110, RELATING TO CERTAIN QUALIFICATIONS THAT A SHERIFF MUST POSSESS, SO AS TO MAKE A TECHNICAL CHANGE; TO AMEND SECTION 23-23-70, RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER CERTIFICATES, SO AS TO DELETE REFERENCES TO SECTION 23-6-440 AND REPLACE IT WITH REFERENCES TO SECTION 23-23-60; TO AMEND SECTIONS 23-28-20, 23-28-60, AND 23-28-90, ALL RELATING TO THE APPOINTMENT OF RESERVE POLICE OFFICERS, SO AS TO MAKE TECHNICAL CHANGES; TO AMEND SECTION 23-47-20, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO 911 SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS, SO AS TO MAKE A TECHNICAL CHANGE; TO AMEND SECTION 24-5-320, RELATING TO THE JAIL PRE-SERVICE TRAINING PROGRAM, SO AS TO DELETE REFERENCES TO THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY AND REPLACE THEM WITH REFERENCES TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA CRIMINAL JUSTICE ACADEMY, AND TO MAKE TECHNICAL CHANGES; TO AMEND SECTION 24-5-360, RELATING TO TRAINING OFFERED TO RESERVES WHO WISH TO BECOME FULL-TIME JAILERS OR DETENTION OFFICERS, SO AS TO DELETE REFERENCES TO THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY AND REPLACE THEM WITH REFERENCES TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA CRIMINAL JUSTICE ACADEMY, AND TO MAKE A TECHNICAL CHANGE; TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-2950, RELATING TO A PERSON WHO DRIVES A MOTOR VEHICLE HAVING GIVEN CONSENT TO SUBMIT TO CHEMICAL TESTS OF HIS BREATH, BLOOD, OR URINE FOR CERTAIN PURPOSES, SO AS TO DELETE A REFERENCE TO THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY AND REPLACE IT WITH A REFERENCE TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA CRIMINAL JUSTICE ACADEMY; AND TO AMEND SECTION 40-18-30, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE STATE LAW ENFORCEMENT DIVISION, SO AS TO DELETE A REFERENCE TO THE LAW ENFORCEMENT TRAINING COUNCIL AND TO REPLACE IT WITH A REFERENCE TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA CRIMINAL JUSTICE ACADEMY.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Proposed Amendment
Proposed Amendment
Other proceedings
Point of Order
Returned by Senate With Amendment

H. 3624 -- Reps. Herbkersman, Cotty, Bannister, Breeland, Crawford, Duncan, Edge, Harrison, Hinson, Huggins, Jennings, Scott, G.M. Smith, Miller, Battle and Perry: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 61-4-10, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE DEFINITION OF BEERS, ALES, PORTERS, AND WINES THAT ARE CONSIDERED NONALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES, SO AS TO INCREASE THE PERCENT OF ALCOHOL BY WEIGHT IN BEERS, ALES, PORTERS, AND SIMILAR MALT BEVERAGES THAT ARE CONSIDERED NONALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Amended
Request for Debate
Point of Order

H. 3625 -- Reps. Sandifer, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hinson, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kelly, Kennedy, Kirsh, Knight, Leach, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Loftis, Lowe, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Mitchell, Moody-Lawrence, Moss, Mulvaney, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rice, Rutherford, Scarborough, Scott, Sellers, Shoopman, Simrill, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Spires, Stavrinakis, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Umphlett, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Williams, Witherspoon and Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND MISS SOUTH CAROLINA 2006, SHELLEY BRYSON BENTHALL, FOR HER HARD WORK, DISCIPLINE, TALENT, AMBITION, AND HER EXCELLENT AMBASSADORSHIP FOR THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA AND HER HOME COUNTY.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3626 -- Reps. Vick, Agnew, Allen, Anthony, Bales, Barfield, Battle, Bowers, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Edge, Funderburk, Hardwick, Harrell, Hart, Hayes, Hodges, Howard, Jefferson, Jennings, Knight, Littlejohn, Mack, Miller, Mitchell, Moss, J.M. Neal, Ott, Parks, M.A. Pitts, Rice, Scott, W.D. Smith, Toole, Viers and Witherspoon: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ENACTING THE "ANN S. PERDUE HEART PATIENT SAFETY ACT" SO AS TO ADD SECTION 44-7-285 TO PROVIDE THAT A HOSPITAL PROVIDING THERAPEUTIC HEART CATHETERIZATIONS MUST HAVE A CARDIOLOGIST ON SITE AT ALL TIMES; TO ADD SECTION 44-7-295 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A HOSPITAL PROVIDING THERAPEUTIC HEART CATHETERIZATIONS MAY ONLY DIRECTLY EMPLOY NURSING PERSONNEL AND THAT BY JANUARY 1, 2009, THESE HOSPITALS MAY NOT EMPLOY CONTRACT NURSING PERSONNEL; TO ADD SECTION 44-7-730 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IF A PERSON DIES IN A HOSPITAL, THE HOSPITAL MUST OFFER IN WRITING TO THE PATIENT'S FAMILY THE RIGHT TO HAVE AN AUTOPSY PERFORMED AND IF THE FAMILY ELECTS TO HAVE THE AUTOPSY PERFORMED, IT MUST BE PERFORMED BY A PATHOLOGIST WHO IS NOT AFFILIATED WITH THE HOSPITAL; AND TO AMEND SECTION 17-5-530, RELATING TO CIRCUMSTANCES REQUIRING THE CORONER OR MEDICAL EXAMINER TO BE NOTIFIED OF CERTAIN DEATHS, SO AS TO REQUIRE SUCH NOTIFICATION WHEN A PERSON DIES IN A HEALTH CARE FACILITY WITHIN TWENTY FOUR HOURS OF HAVING AN INVASIVE PROCEDURE PERFORMED.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor removed

H. 3627 -- Reps. Gullick, Mulvaney, Breeland, Scarborough, Stavrinakis, E.H. Pitts and Haley: A BILL TO AMEND SECTIONS 11-11-155 AND 11-11-156, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE HOMESTEAD EXEMPTION FUND AND THE MANNER IN WHICH THE SCHOOL DISTRICTS OF THE STATE RECEIVE REVENUES FROM THE HOMESTEAD EXEMPTION FUND, SO AS TO CLARIFY THE METHOD OF DETERMINING AND CALCULATING THESE PAYMENTS AND PROVIDING FOR THE ANNUAL REIMBURSEMENT ADJUSTMENT BASED ON STATEWIDE POPULATION GROWTH TO INSTEAD BE BASED ON SCHOOL DISTRICT POPULATION GROWTH WITH A "HOLD HARMLESS" PROVISION, PROVIDING THE SCHEDULE OF THE PAYMENTS TO SCHOOL DISTRICTS, SPECIFYING THE SOURCE OF THE TWO AND ONE-HALF MILLION DOLLAR MINIMUM PAYMENT TO A COUNTY FOR SCHOOL DISTRICTS IN THE COUNTY, AND SPECIFYING WHEN A REMAINING BALANCE IN THE HOMESTEAD EXEMPTION FUND IS REMITTED TO COUNTIES FOR PURPOSES OF THE COUNTY OPERATING MILLAGE PROPERTY TAX CREDIT FOR OWNER-OCCUPIED RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3628 -- Education and Public Works Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION, RELATING TO AT-RISK STUDENTS, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 3089, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Ratified

H. 3629 -- Reps. Sandifer, Parks, Breeland, Cobb-Hunter and Harrison: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 40-19-200, RELATING TO PENALTIES FOR VIOLATING REGULATIONS OF EMBALMERS AND FUNERAL DIRECTORS, SO AS TO INCREASE THE MINIMUM FINE TO ONE THOUSAND DOLLARS AND TO INCREASE THE MAXIMUM FINE TO FIVE THOUSAND DOLLARS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Point of Order

H. 3630 -- Reps. Umphlett, Dantzler, Davenport, Jefferson and Littlejohn: A BILL TO AMEND SECTIONS 9-1-1140 AND 9-11-50, BOTH AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO ESTABLISHING SERVICE CREDIT IN THE SOUTH CAROLINA RETIREMENT SYSTEM AND THE SOUTH CAROLINA POLICE OFFICERS RETIREMENT SYSTEM AND THE PAYMENTS REQUIRED TO PURCHASE SUCH CREDIT, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IN THE CASE OF STATE EMPLOYEES, AN EMPLOYER MAY NOT PAY FOR ANY PART OF THE COST FOR THE STATE EMPLOYEE'S PURCHASE OF SERVICE CREDIT EXCEPT WHEN SUCH PAYMENTS ARE PURSUANT TO A RETIREMENT INCENTIVE PLAN OR THE IMPLEMENTATION OF A REDUCTION IN FORCE IN WHICH SUCH PAYMENTS ARE OFFERED TO ALL SIMILARLY SITUATED AGENCY EMPLOYEES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3631 -- Reps. Chalk, Bales, Brantley, Littlejohn, Moss and Neilson: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 40-33-32, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO NURSING LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, SO AS TO REVISE THE TYPE OF DOCUMENT THAT MUST BE SUBMITTED FOR PROOF OF IDENTITY AND AGE; TO AMEND SECTION 40-33-34, RELATING TO THE SCOPE OF PRACTICE AUTHORIZED FOR VARIOUS LEVELS OF NURSING AND REQUIREMENTS FOR CERTAIN SPECIFIED ACTS OF NURSING, SO AS TO CLARIFY INFORMATION THAT MUST BE PROVIDED BY NURSES WITH PRESCRIPTIVE AUTHORITY WHEN WRITING PRESCRIPTIONS; TO AMEND SECTION 40-33-35, RELATING TO LICENSURE BY ENDORSEMENT REQUIREMENTS FOR OUT-OF-STATE NURSES, SO AS TO REVISE THE TYPE OF DOCUMENT THAT MUST BE SUBMITTED FOR PROOF OF IDENTITY AND AGE AND TO CLARIFY THAT CERTAIN REQUIREMENTS APPLY TO LICENSURE TO PRACTICE AS AN ADVANCED PRACTICE REGISTERED NURSE; TO AMEND SECTION 40-33-36, RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF NURSING LICENSES, INCLUDING REQUIREMENTS FOR TEMPORARY AND LIMITED LICENSES, SO AS TO ALSO APPLY THESE REQUIREMENTS TO TEMPORARY AND LIMITED LICENSES OF ADVANCED PRACTICE REGISTERED NURSES; AND TO AMEND SECTION 40-33-40, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO REQUIREMENTS FOR DEMONSTRATING COMPETENCY FOR INITIAL AND RENEWAL LICENSURE, SO AS TO CLARIFY CERTAIN REQUIREMENTS AND TO APPLY CERTAIN OF THESE REQUIREMENTS TO INDIVIDUALS SEEKING REINSTATEMENT OF A LAPSED OR INACTIVE STATUS AND TO LICENSURE OF A PERSON WHO IS AUTHORIZED TO PRACTICE OUT-OF-STATE.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Point of Order

H. 3632 -- Reps. Chalk, Haskins, Brantley, Bales, Harvin, Jefferson, Littlejohn, Mahaffey, Moss, Neilson, J.R. Smith and Whipper: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 40-33-25 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING AND REGULATION MAY REQUIRE A CRIMINAL HISTORY BACKGROUND CHECK OF AN APPLICANT FOR LICENSURE TO PRACTICE NURSING AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT MAY REQUIRE SUCH A BACKGROUND CHECK IN CONNECTION WITH AN INVESTIGATION OR DISCIPLINARY PROCEEDING OF A LICENSEE.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Point of Order

H. 3633 -- Reps. Edge, Merrill and Coleman: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO EXTEND UNTIL MARCH 30, 2007, THE TIME IN WHICH THE EMINENT DOMAIN STUDY COMMITTEE, ESTABLISHED TO FORMULATE RECOMMENDATIONS CONCERNING THE CONDEMNATION AUTHORITY OF ALL ENTITIES THAT POSSESS THE POWER OF EMINENT DOMAIN IN SOUTH CAROLINA, THE EFFECT OF GOVERNMENTAL POLICY ON THE VALUE AND OWNERSHIP OF PRIVATE PROPERTY, AND THE NEED FOR REVISION OF CURRENT SLUM CLEARANCE AND REDEVELOPMENT USES OF EMINENT DOMAIN IN SOUTH CAROLINA, HAS TO PRESENT ITS REPORT AND RECOMMENDATIONS TO THE CHAIRMAN OF THE SENATE JUDICIARY COMMITTEE, THE CHAIRMAN OF THE HOUSE JUDICIARY COMMITTEE, AND THE GOVERNOR.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3634 -- Rep. Gullick: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, TO ENACT "KELLI'S LAW", BY ADDING SECTION 23-6-115 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT EACH HIGHWAY PATROL VEHICLE MUST BE EQUIPPED WITH A FIELD BREATHALYZER DEVICE THAT MUST BE ADMINISTERED ON A PERSON SUSPECTED OF DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF ALCOHOL, DRUGS, OR ANOTHER SUBSTANCE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3635 -- Rep. F.N. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND SECTIONS 62-5-102, AS AMENDED, 62-5-201, 62-5-401, 62-5-402, AS AMENDED, 62-5-410, AS AMENDED, 62-5-411, AS AMENDED, 62-5-413, 62-5-419, 62-5-422, 62-5-426, 62-5-430, AND 62-5-433, AS AMENDED, ALL RELATING TO JURISDICTION OVER AND PROCEEDINGS IN CONNECTION WITH PERSONS IN NEED OF PROTECTION BECAUSE OF MINORITY OR SOME OTHER INCAPACITY, SO AS TO GIVE THE FAMILY COURT CONCURRENT JURISDICTION WITH THE PROBATE COURT OVER PROTECTIVE PROCEEDINGS INVOLVING MINORS AND PROTECTIVE PROCEEDINGS INVOLVING PERSONS WITH OTHER INCAPACITIES IF THE INCAPACITATED PERSON IS ALREADY BEFORE THE FAMILY COURT IN A PENDING MATTER AND TO ALLOW A PARENT OR GRANDPARENT TO SERVE AS A CONSERVATOR WITHOUT BOND; AND TO AMEND SECTION 20-7-420, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO JURISDICTION OF THE FAMILY COURT, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR ITS CONCURRENT JURISDICTION WITH THE PROBATE COURT OVER PROTECTIVE PROCEEDINGS INVOLVING MINORS AND PROTECTIVE PROCEEDINGS INVOLVING PERSONS WITH OTHER INCAPACITIES IF THE INCAPACITATED PERSON IS ALREADY BEFORE THE FAMILY COURT IN A PENDING MATTER.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3636 -- Rep. R. Brown: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO HONOR AND RECOGNIZE THE REVEREND CHARLES LEE WHITE, JR., FOR HIS MANY YEARS OF OUTSTANDING SERVICE AS A CIVIL RIGHTS LEADER, MENTOR TO YOUTH, AND MINISTER OF GOD.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3637 -- Reps. G.R. Smith, Bedingfield and Taylor: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND THE HILLCREST HIGH SCHOOL WRESTLING TEAM FOR ITS OUTSTANDING SEASON AND FOR CAPTURING THE 2007 CLASS AAAA TRADITIONAL STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE, AND TO HONOR THE TEAM'S EXCEPTIONAL PLAYERS, COACH, AND STAFF.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3638 -- Reps. G.R. Smith, Bedingfield and Taylor: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE HILLCREST HIGH SCHOOL WRESTLING TEAM, COACH, AND SCHOOL OFFICIALS, AT A DATE AND TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF RECOGNIZING AND COMMENDING THEM ON THEIR OUTSTANDING SEASON AND FOR CAPTURING THE 2007 CLASS AAAA TRADITIONAL STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3639 -- Reps. Skelton and Brady: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 44-95-70 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A COUNTY OR MUNICIPALITY BY ORDINANCE MAY PROHIBIT SMOKING IN DESIGNATED LOCATIONS WITHIN ITS JURISDICTION AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE PENALTIES WHICH APPLY FOR VIOLATION.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3640 -- Reps. Thompson, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hinson, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kelly, Kennedy, Kirsh, Knight, Leach, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Loftis, Lowe, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Mitchell, Moody-Lawrence, Moss, Mulvaney, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rice, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sellers, Shoopman, Simrill, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Spires, Stavrinakis, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Toole, Umphlett, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Williams, Witherspoon and Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE SERGEANT JOSEPH CHASE STEWART OF THE FIRST ARMORED DIVISION FOR HIS EXCEPTIONAL SERVICE AND COURAGE WHILE SERVING IN THE MIDDLE EAST, AND TO HONOR HIM FOR RECEIVING THE ARMY COMMENDATION MEDAL WITH VALOR.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3641 -- Reps. Cooper, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hinson, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kelly, Kennedy, Kirsh, Knight, Leach, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Loftis, Lowe, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Mitchell, Moody-Lawrence, Moss, Mulvaney, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rice, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sellers, Shoopman, Simrill, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Spires, Stavrinakis, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Umphlett, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Williams, Witherspoon and Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR RAYMOND A. JENNINGS, HEAD FOOTBALL COACH AT RIDGE VIEW HIGH SCHOOL, ON BEING NAMED 2006 AAAA LOWER STATE COACH OF THE YEAR BY THE SOUTH CAROLINA FOOTBALL COACHES ASSOCIATION.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3642 -- Reps. Herbkersman and Young: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 5-3-370 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT WHEN A MUNICIPALITY ANNEXES PROPERTY IN A COUNTY THAT HAS A LAND USE OR ZONING POLICY, PLAN, REGULATION, OR ORDINANCE AND THE MUNICIPALITY DENSITY ALLOWANCE OR REGULATIONS ALLOW FOR A GREATER DENSITY THAN THE COUNTY ALLOWS, THEN THE COUNTY DENSITY REQUIREMENT MUST REMAIN IN EFFECT FOR FIVE YEARS AFTER THE ANNEXATION.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3643 -- Rep. Vick: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-3-8100, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE PRODUCTION AND DISTRIBUTION OF SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES BY THE DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT SHALL PRODUCE AND DISTRIBUTE THE KOREAN WAR VETERANS SPECIAL LICENSE PLATE WITHOUT FIRST RECEIVING PREPAID APPLICATIONS FOR THE LICENSE PLATE OR A FOUR THOUSAND DOLLAR FEE, AND A PLAN TO MARKET THE LICENSE PLATE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3644 -- Rep. Knight: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND THE OUTSTANDING STUDENTS OF HARLEYVILLE- RIDGEVILLE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL FOR THEIR INDUCTION INTO THE FIRST CLASS OF THE JUNIOR BETA CLUB IN RECOGNITION OF THEIR IMPRESSIVE SCHOLASTIC ACHIEVEMENTS, AND TO WISH THEM THE BEST IN ALL FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3645 -- Rep. Cotty: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE DAWN SMITH, TEACHER AT BOOKMAN ROAD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL IN RICHLAND COUNTY, ON BEING NAMED RICHLAND COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT TWO TEACHER OF THE YEAR AND A FINALIST FOR THE SOUTH CAROLINA TEACHER OF THE YEAR FOR 2007-2008, AND TO EXTEND SINCERE APPRECIATION FOR HER MANY CONTRIBUTIONS TO EDUCATION IN SOUTH CAROLINA.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3646 -- Reps. Funderburk, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Frye, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hinson, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kelly, Kennedy, Kirsh, Knight, Leach, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Loftis, Lowe, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Mitchell, Moody-Lawrence, Moss, Mulvaney, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rice, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sellers, Shoopman, Simrill, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Spires, Stavrinakis, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Umphlett, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Williams, Witherspoon and Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEMORATE THE SEVENTY-FIFTH ANNIVERSARY OF THE CAROLINA CUP RACES IN CAMDEN AND TO WISH ITS PARTICIPANTS ALL THE BEST IN THE 2007 COMPETITION.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3647 -- Reps. Hart, Scott, Sellers, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hinson, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kelly, Kennedy, Kirsh, Knight, Leach, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Loftis, Lowe, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Mitchell, Moody-Lawrence, Moss, Mulvaney, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rice, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Shoopman, Simrill, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Spires, Stavrinakis, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Umphlett, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Williams, Witherspoon and Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO HONOR AND RECOGNIZE ALONZO SPRY, OF RICHLAND COUNTY, DRIVER OF THE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA GOLF TEAM, FOR HIS QUICK THINKING AND CALM DEMEANOR DURING A POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS TIRE BLOWOUT, AND TO WISH HIM ALL THE BEST IN HIS FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3648 -- Rep. Skelton: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 10, TITLE 4, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 9 SO AS TO ALLOW THE GOVERNING BODY OF A COUNTY BY ORDINANCE TO IMPOSE A LOCAL MOTOR FUELS USER FEE NOT TO EXCEED ONE CENT A GALLON, TO PROVIDE FOR THE IMPOSITION, REPORTING, PAYMENT, COLLECTION AND ENFORCEMENT OF THIS USER FEE, TO ALLOCATE THE REVENUE OF THIS USER FEE AMONG THE COUNTY AND MUNICIPALITIES IN THE COUNTY USING A POPULATION FORMULA AND PROVIDE FOR THE USES OF THIS REVENUE; TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-545, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE SPECIAL STATE INCOME TAX RATE ON ACTIVE TRADE OR BUSINESS INCOME OF A PASS-THROUGH ENTITY, SO AS TO PHASE IN AN ADDITIONAL DECREASE IN THIS SPECIAL RATE TO FOUR PERCENT; TO AMEND SECTIONS 12-28-310, AS AMENDED, AND 56-11-410, RELATING RESPECTIVELY TO THE MOTOR FUELS USER FEE AND THE ROAD TAX ON MOTOR CARRIERS, SO AS TO INCREASE THIS FEE AND TAX FROM SIXTEEN CENTS A GALLON TO TWENTY-ONE CENTS A GALLON, TO ADJUST PROSPECTIVELY THE RATE OF THIS FEE AND TAX BASED ON INCREASES IN THE CONSUMER PRICE INDEX, TO PROVIDE THAT THE ADDITIONAL REVENUE OF THE FIVE CENT INCREASE MUST BE USED FOR ROAD MAINTENANCE, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE ALLOCATION OF REVENUES ATTRIBUTABLE TO FUTURE ADJUSTMENTS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3649 -- Reps. Witherspoon, Merrill, Agnew, Anthony, Brady, R. Brown, Duncan, Funderburk, Hagood, Hardwick, Herbkersman, Hiott, Kelly, Loftis, Moss, Ott, E.H. Pitts, Scott, Talley, Toole, Umphlett, Cobb-Hunter, Leach, Cato, Clemmons, Barfield, Ceips, Dantzler, Hamilton, Howard, Jefferson, Lowe, Phillips, G.R. Smith, J.R. Smith, Stavrinakis, Bannister, J.H. Neal, Stewart, Sellers, Mitchell, Williams, G.M. Smith and Mahaffey: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING CHAPTER 63 TO TITLE 12 SO AS TO ENACT THE "ENERGY FREEDOM AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT ACT" TO ALLOW A SALES TAX REBATE FOR THE PURCHASE OF CERTAIN FUEL EFFICIENT VEHICLES AND EQUIPMENT USED TO CONVERT A HYBRID VEHICLE INTO A HYBRID PLUG-IN VEHICLE, TO ALLOW AN INCENTIVE PAYMENT FOR ALTERNATIVE FUEL PURCHASES, AND TO ESTABLISH THE SOUTH CAROLINA RENEWABLE ENERGY INFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPMENT FUND; BY ADDING SECTION 12-6-3376 SO AS TO ALLOW AN INCOME TAX CREDIT FOR THE PURCHASE OR LEASE OF A PLUG-IN HYBRID VEHICLE; BY ADDING SECTION 12-6-3630 SO AS TO ALLOW AN INCOME TAX CREDIT FOR QUALIFIED EXPENDITURES FOR RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT OF FEEDSTOCKS AND PROCESSES FOR CELLULOSIC ETHANOL AND FOR ALGAE-DERIVED BIODIESEL; BY AMENDING SECTION 12-6-3587, RELATING TO TAX CREDITS FOR SOLAR ENERGY HEATING AND COOLING SYSTEMS, SO AS TO ALLOW A TAX CREDIT EQUAL TO THREE THOUSAND FIVE HUNDRED DOLLARS FOR EACH BUILDING THAT IS INSTALLED WITH A SOLAR ENERGY SYSTEM; BY AMENDING SECTION 12-6-3600, RELATING TO TAX CREDITS FOR AN ETHANOL AND BIODIESEL FACILITY, SO AS TO ALLOW A TAX CREDIT FOR A CORN-BASED ETHANOL AND SOY-BASED BIODIESEL FACILITY AND A NONCORN ETHANOL AND NONSOY OIL BIODIESEL FACILITY; BY AMENDING SECTION 12-6-3610, RELATING TO TAX CREDITS FOR THE COST OF PURCHASING AND INSTALLING PROPERTY TO DISTRIBUTE AND DISPENSE RENEWABLE FUELS, SO AS TO LIMIT THE CREDIT TO ONE MILLION DOLLARS, TO DEFINE THE TERM "RENEWABLE FUEL", AND TO ADD CLARIFYING LANGUAGE; BY AMENDING SECTION 12-6-3620, RELATING TO TAX CREDITS FOR THE COST OF METHANE GAS USE, SO AS TO ALLOW A TAX CREDIT FOR THE COST OF EQUIPMENT TO CREATE A FORM OF ENERGY FROM A BIOMASS RESOURCE AND TO LIMIT THE CREDIT TO ONE MILLION DOLLARS; AND BY AMENDING SECTION 12-28-110, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE MOTOR FUEL FEES, SO AS TO CHANGE THE DEFINITION OF "BIODIESEL".
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Amended
Recalled
Point of Order

H. 3650 -- Reps. Neilson, Williams, Bales, Brantley, Chellis, Clemmons, Gullick, Hosey, Jefferson, Leach, Littlejohn, Lucas, Moss, D.C. Smith and J.R. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 17-13-35 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT EVERY LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER OF THIS STATE AND ITS SUBDIVISIONS HAS STATEWIDE JURISDICTION TO ARREST A PERSON UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES; AND TO REPEAL SECTION 17-13-40 RELATING TO A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER'S JURISDICTION WHEN IN PURSUIT OF AN OFFENDER.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3651 -- Reps. Herbkersman, Merrill, E.H. Pitts, Cotty, Crawford, Bedingfield, Clemmons, Dantzler, Hagood, Harrison, Kirsh, Owens and Mulvaney: 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.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3652 -- Reps. Limehouse, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hinson, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kelly, Kennedy, Kirsh, Knight, Leach, Littlejohn, Loftis, Lowe, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Mitchell, Moody-Lawrence, Moss, Mulvaney, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rice, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sellers, Shoopman, Simrill, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Spires, Stavrinakis, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Umphlett, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Williams, Witherspoon and Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND A WARM WELCOME TO ANTHONY KEARNS OF THE IRISH TENORS AND TO WISH HIM WELL DURING HIS VISIT TO THE PALMETTO STATE AS HE PERFORMS IN CONCERT WITH THE IRISH TENORS, MUSICIANS EXTRAORDINAIRE, ON MARCH 13, 2007, AT CHARLESTON'S GAILLARD MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3653 -- Reps. Limehouse, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hinson, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kelly, Kennedy, Kirsh, Knight, Leach, Littlejohn, Loftis, Lowe, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Mitchell, Moody-Lawrence, Moss, Mulvaney, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rice, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sellers, Shoopman, Simrill, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Spires, Stavrinakis, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Umphlett, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Williams, Witherspoon and Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND A WARM WELCOME TO KARL SCULLY OF THE IRISH TENORS AND TO WISH HIM WELL DURING HIS VISIT TO THE PALMETTO STATE AS HE PERFORMS IN CONCERT WITH THE IRISH TENORS, MUSICIANS EXTRAORDINAIRE, ON MARCH 13, 2007, AT CHARLESTON'S GAILLARD MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3654 -- Reps. Limehouse, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hinson, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kelly, Kennedy, Kirsh, Knight, Leach, Littlejohn, Loftis, Lowe, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Mitchell, Moody-Lawrence, Moss, Mulvaney, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rice, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sellers, Shoopman, Simrill, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Spires, Stavrinakis, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Umphlett, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Williams, Witherspoon and Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND A WARM WELCOME TO FINBAR WRIGHT OF THE IRISH TENORS AND TO WISH HIM WELL DURING HIS VISIT TO THE PALMETTO STATE AS HE PERFORMS IN CONCERT WITH THE IRISH TENORS, MUSICIANS EXTRAORDINAIRE, ON MARCH 13, 2007, AT CHARLESTON'S GAILLARD MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3655 -- Reps. Govan, Cobb-Hunter, Ott, Sellers, Hosey, Brantley, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clemmons, Clyburn, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hinson, Hiott, Hodges, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kelly, Kennedy, Kirsh, Knight, Leach, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Loftis, Lowe, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Mitchell, Moody-Lawrence, Moss, Mulvaney, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rice, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Shoopman, Simrill, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Spires, Stavrinakis, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Umphlett, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Williams, Witherspoon and Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR DR. ARTHUR KENNEDY, OF ORANGEBURG COUNTY, FOR HIS OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA AS CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER OF FAMILY HEALTH CENTERS, INCORPORATED, AND TO WISH HIM ALL THE BEST IN HIS FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3656 -- Reps. Govan, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hinson, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kelly, Kennedy, Kirsh, Knight, Leach, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Loftis, Lowe, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Mitchell, Moody-Lawrence, Moss, Mulvaney, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rice, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sellers, Shoopman, Simrill, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Spires, Stavrinakis, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Umphlett, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Williams, Witherspoon and Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO HONOR AND RECOGNIZE SOUTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY ON RECEIVING THE CERTIFICATE OF ACHIEVEMENT FOR EXCELLENCE IN FINANCIAL REPORTING FROM THE GOVERNMENT FINANCE OFFICERS' ASSOCIATION OF THE UNITED STATES AND CANADA.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3657 -- Reps. Bingham, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hinson, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kelly, Kennedy, Kirsh, Knight, Leach, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Loftis, Lowe, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Mitchell, Moody-Lawrence, Moss, Mulvaney, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rice, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sellers, Shoopman, Simrill, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Spires, Stavrinakis, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Umphlett, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Williams, Witherspoon and Young: 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 11 THROUGH SEPTEMBER 13, 2007, PROVIDED THE HOUSE IS NOT IN SESSION, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE USE OF THE HOUSE CHAMBER ON ALTERNATE DATES AND TIMES AS MAY BE SELECTED BY THE SPEAKER.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3658 -- Reps. Rutherford, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hinson, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kelly, Kennedy, Kirsh, Knight, Leach, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Loftis, Lowe, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Mitchell, Moody-Lawrence, Moss, Mulvaney, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rice, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sellers, Shoopman, Simrill, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Spires, Stavrinakis, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Umphlett, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Williams, Witherspoon and Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO DECLARE THURSDAY, MARCH 8, 2007, AS "ETIQUETTE DAY IN SOUTH CAROLINA" AND TO COMMEND THE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA'S EDUCATIONAL TALENT SEARCH PROGRAM AND ITS PARTICIPANTS FOR THEIR OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENTS AND PROGRESS IN BECOMING PRODUCTIVE CITIZENS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3659 -- Reps. Kirsh, Simrill, Owens, Scott and McLeod: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-33-245, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE EXCISE TAX ON ALCOHOLIC LIQUORS FOR ON-PREMISES CONSUMPTION, SO AS TO REQUIRE REVENUE FROM THE EXCISE TAX TO BE DISTRIBUTED IN FOUR EQUAL PAYMENTS TO STATE AGENCIES AND ENTITIES BASED ON PAYMENTS REMITTED IN FISCAL YEAR 2004-2005 AND TO REQUIRE AMOUNTS IN EXCESS OF THE TAX COLLECTION AND THE FISCAL YEAR 2004-2005 REMITTANCE TO BE DISTRIBUTED TO COUNTY TREASURERS WITHIN THIRTY DAYS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Proposed Amendment
Point of Order
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 3660 -- Rep. Bannister: A BILL TO AMEND ACT 745 OF 1967, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE GREATER GREENVILLE SEWER DISTRICT (CURRENTLY WESTERN CAROLINA SEWER AUTHORITY), SO AS TO AUTHORIZE THE AUTHORITY TO APPOINT ADDITIONAL COMMISSIONERS TO CERTAIN SATELLITE SEWER SYSTEMS IT SERVES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3661 -- Rep. Bannister: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 4 TO CHAPTER 55, TITLE 44 SO AS TO ESTABLISH EXCESSIVE INFILTRATION STANDARDS FOR SATELLITE SEWERS, PROVIDE FOR DEFINITIONS, AND PROVIDE CIVIL PENALTIES FOR NONCOMPLIANCE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3662 -- Rep. Ott: 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 FRIDAY, MARCH 16, 2007, AS "LIBERTY DAY" IN SOUTH CAROLINA.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3663 -- Reps. J.M. Neal and Mulvaney: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND MR. GEORGE F. MORTON, CHAIRMAN OF THE LANCASTER COUNTY REGISTRATION AND ELECTION COMMISSION, FOR HIS OUTSTANDING SERVICE UPON THE OCCASION OF HIS RETIREMENT, AND TO WISH HIM MUCH SUCCESS AND HAPPINESS IN ALL HIS FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3664 -- Reps. Taylor, Duncan and M.A. Pitts: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO HONOR AND RECOGNIZE JUDY HAYES FOR HER TIRELESS SERVICE TO THE LAURENS COUNTY COMMUNITY IN HER ROLE AS DIRECTOR OF THE LAURENS COUNTY REGISTRATION AND ELECTION COMMISSION, AND TO WISH HER ALL THE BEST UPON HER RETIREMENT.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3665 -- Reps. Whipper, F.N. Smith, Mitchell, Allen, Brantley, Hosey, J.H. Neal, Bales, Breeland, R. Brown, Cobb-Hunter, Howard, Jefferson, Mack, Neilson, Parks, Spires, Stavrinakis and Williams: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 38-55-175 SO AS TO REQUIRE LIABILITY OR CASUALTY INSURANCE COVERAGE DISCLOSURES TO CLAIMANTS OR THEIR AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVES IF THE REQUEST IS MADE IN WRITING, AND TO PROVIDE FOR PROCEDURES REQUIRED FOR THESE DISCLOSURES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3666 -- Reps. Clyburn, Loftis, J.H. Neal, Bales, G.M. Smith, Harvin, Jennings, Ott, Sellers, Funderburk, Branham, R. Brown, Frye, Spires, Agnew, Alexander, Anthony, Battle, Bowers, Brady, Brantley, Breeland, Ceips, Cobb-Hunter, Delleney, Duncan, Gambrell, Hardwick, Harrison, Hart, Hayes, Hodges, Hosey, Huggins, Jefferson, Knight, Lowe, Lucas, McLeod, Miller, Moss, J.M. Neal, E.H. Pitts, Rice, Sandifer, Simrill, Stavrinakis, Taylor, Thompson, Vick, Weeks, Williams and Scott: A BILL TO AMEND TITLE 11, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING CHAPTER 50 SO AS TO ENACT THE "SOUTH CAROLINA RURAL INFRASTRUCTURE ACT", TO ESTABLISH THE SOUTH CAROLINA RURAL INFRASTRUCTURE AUTHORITY, AND TO PROVIDE FOR ITS GOVERNANCE, POWERS, AND DUTIES; TO AUTHORIZE THE AUTHORITY TO PROVIDE LOANS AND OTHER FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE TO A MUNICIPALITY, COUNTY, SPECIAL PURPOSE OR PUBLIC SERVICE DISTRICT, AND A PUBLIC WORKS COMMISSION TO FINANCE RURAL INFRASTRUCTURE FACILITIES; TO ALLOW STATE APPROPRIATIONS, GRANTS, LOAN REPAYMENTS, AND OTHER AVAILABLE AMOUNTS TO BE CREDITED TO THE FUND OF THE AUTHORITY; TO AUTHORIZE LENDING TO AND BORROWING BY ELIGIBLE ENTITIES THROUGH THE AUTHORITY; AND TO PROVIDE DEFINITIONS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended

H. 3667 -- Rep. Huggins: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 56-5-1545 SO AS TO PROVIDE CERTAIN PROCEDURES THAT A DRIVER OF A MOTOR VEHICLE SHALL FOLLOW WHEN APPROACHING A TRAFFIC SCENE WHERE AN EMERGENCY VEHICLE IS OPERATING ALONG A HIGHWAY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3668 -- Rep. Gullick: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 59-1-400, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO SICK LEAVE FOR FULL-TIME PUBLIC SCHOOL EMPLOYEES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT SUCH EMPLOYEES WHO ARE REEMPLOYED RETIREES OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA RETIREMENT SYSTEM ACCRUE AND CARRY FORWARD SICK LEAVE AT THE SAME RATE AND IN THE SAME MANNER AS ANY OTHER PERSON EMPLOYED BY THE DISTRICT IN A POSITION REQUIRING CERTIFICATION, AND TO PROVIDE THAT A DISTRICT MAY NOT MAKE A LUMP SUM PAYMENT FOR UNUSED SICK LEAVE ACCRUED BY THESE EMPLOYEES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3669 -- Reps. Mulvaney, Shoopman, Merrill, Harrell, Ballentine, Bedingfield, Haley, Toole, Crawford, Hinson, Owens, E.H. Pitts and Rice: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 12-6-515 SO AS TO REDUCE PERMANENTLY BY FIFTY BASIS POINTS THE MARGINAL RATES OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA INDIVIDUAL INCOME TAX FOLLOWING FISCAL YEARS IN WHICH GENERAL FUND REVENUES EXCEEDS BY MORE THAN TWO HUNDRED FIFTY MILLION DOLLARS THE GENERAL FUND REVENUE ESTIMATE FOR THE FISCAL YEAR.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3670 -- Reps. Mulvaney, Shoopman, Merrill, Harrell, Ballentine, Bedingfield, Haley, Toole, Crawford, Hinson, Owens, E.H. Pitts and Rice: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY REPEALING SECTIONS 12-6-530 AND 12-6-540 BOTH RELATING TO THE IMPOSITION OF THE CORPORATE INCOME TAX.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3671 -- Reps. Mulvaney, Shoopman, Merrill, Harrell, Ballentine, Bedingfield, Haley, Toole, Crawford, Hinson, Owens, E.H. Pitts and Rice: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY REPEALING CHAPTER 20, TITLE 12 RELATING TO THE IMPOSITION AND ADMINISTRATION OF THE CORPORATE LICENSE TAX.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3672 -- Reps. Mulvaney, Shoopman, Harrell, Bedingfield, Ballentine, Haley, Toole, Crawford, Hinson, Owens, E.H. Pitts and Rice: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 12-6-1165 SO AS TO EXEMPT FROM STATE INCOME TAX THE TAXABLE INCOME OF A RESIDENT INDIVIDUAL WHO HAS ATTAINED THE AGE OF SIXTY-FIVE AND TO ALLOW A MARRIED INDIVIDUAL WHO IS ELIGIBLE FOR THE EXEMPTION AND FILING A JOINT FEDERAL TAX RETURN WITH A SPOUSE WHO HAS NOT ATTAINED THE AGE OF SIXTY-FIVE TO APPLY THE EXEMPTION TO ALL TAXABLE INCOME REPORTED ON THE JOINT RETURN; AND TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-1170, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO RETIREMENT INCOME DEDUCTIONS FROM TAXABLE INCOME OF INDIVIDUALS, SO AS TO DELETE LANGUAGE ALLOWING AN INCOME TAX DEDUCTION FOR INDIVIDUALS SIXTY-FIVE AND OLDER.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3673 -- Reps. E.H. Pitts, Ballentine, Cotty, Stewart, Herbkersman, Kelly, Mulvaney, Rice, D.C. Smith and Whitmire: 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 3.25 CENTS ON EACH CIGARETTE, TO ESTABLISH THE GROCERIES' SALES TAX RELIEF FUND TO RECEIVE THE REVENUE OF THIS TAX AND PROVIDE FOR THE USE OF THIS FUND FOR THE ELIMINATION OF THE STATE SALES AND USE TAX ON THE GROSS PROCEEDS OF THE SALE OR SALES PRICE OF UNPREPARED FOOD, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE COLLECTION AND ENFORCEMENT OF THIS ADDITIONAL TAX; TO AMEND SECTION 12-36-910, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE IMPOSITION OF THE STATE SALES AND USE TAX, SO AS TO DELETE LANGUAGE PROVIDING FOR A THREE PERCENT SALES AND USE TAX ON THE GROSS PROCEEDS OF THE SALE OR SALES PRICE OF UNPREPARED FOOD; AND TO AMEND SECTION 12-36-2120, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE EXEMPTIONS FROM THE STATE SALES AND USE TAX, SO AS TO INCLUDE THE GROSS PROCEEDS OF THE SALE OR SALES PRICE OF UNPREPARED FOOD.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3674 -- Reps. Cato, Perry, J.H. Neal, Chellis, Harvin, F.N. Smith, Bedingfield, Simrill, Crawford, Leach, W.D. Smith, Alexander, Bales, Bannister, Dantzler, Edge, Gambrell, Hamilton, Haskins, Kennedy, Lowe, Mitchell, Mulvaney, Ott, Pinson, Sandifer, Scarborough, Shoopman, G.R. Smith, Spires, Stewart, Thompson, Toole, White and Young: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING CHAPTER 19 TO TITLE 44 SO AS TO ENACT THE "SOUTH CAROLINA HEALTH CARE FINANCIAL RECOVERY AND PROTECTION ACT", TO ESTABLISH PROCEDURES FOR A HEALTH INSURER TO PAY OR REIMBURSE A PROVIDER FOR HEALTH CARE SERVICES FURNISHED BY THE PROVIDER, INCLUDING, AMONG OTHER THINGS, TIMEFRAMES WITHIN WHICH A CLAIM FOR SERVICES RENDERED, WHICH HAS NOT MATERIAL DEFECT OR IMPROPRIETY, MUST BE PAID BY AN INSURER, CONDITIONS WHICH CONSTITUTE A CONTESTED CLAIM, INTEREST RATES AND OTHER FEES THAT MAY BE RECOVERED FOR CLAIMS NOT PAID OR PROPERLY DISPUTED WITHIN THE TIMEFRAMES PROVIDED, THE APPLICABILITY OF UNFAIR TRADE PRACTICES, TIMEFRAMES WITHIN WHICH AN INSURER SEEKING A REFUND OF A PAYMENT MADE FOR HEALTH CARE SERVICES RENDERED MUST REQUEST THE REFUND, AND PROVISIONS LIMITING THE NUMBER OF SERVICES AND SUPPLIES REQUIRING PREAUTHORIZATION BY AN INSURER; AND TO AMEND SECTION 38-71-230, RELATING TO WRITTEN NOTICE WHICH MUST BE PROVIDED BY INSURERS OF CLAIM POLICIES AND PROCEDURES AND THE ADOPTION OF STANDARDIZED CLAIM FORMS, SO AS TO REVISE CERTAIN CLAIM FORM NUMBERS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3675 -- Reps. Miller, F.N. Smith, Bales, Breeland, Clyburn, Hodges, Hosey, Jefferson and Whipper: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 5 TO CHAPTER 90, TITLE 38 SO AS TO ENACT THE "SOUTH CAROLINA COASTAL CAPTIVE INSURANCE ACT OF 2007", TO PROVIDE FOR THE MANNER IN WHICH A SOUTH CAROLINA COASTAL CAPTIVE INSURANCE COMPANY MAY BE FORMED, LICENSED, AND REGULATED, TO DEFINE AND TO LIMIT THE TYPES OF RISK A SOUTH CAROLINA COASTAL CAPTIVE INSURANCE COMPANY MAY UNDERWRITE, TO ESTABLISH MINIMUM CAPITALIZATION REQUIREMENTS FOR SOUTH CAROLINA COASTAL CAPTIVE INSURANCE COMPANIES, AND TO PERMIT THE DIRECTOR OF THE DEPARTMENT OF INSURANCE TO SET ADDITIONAL DISCRETIONARY CAPITALIZATION REQUIREMENTS NECESSARY TO PROTECT THE PUBLIC, AND TO PROVIDE FOR CERTAIN REQUIRED DISCLOSURES TO CONSUMERS IN ALL APPLICATIONS FOR INSURANCE AND POLICIES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3676 -- Reps. Pinson, Clyburn, Brantley, Whipper, Brady, Breeland, R. Brown, Ceips, Duncan, Harvin, Hodges, Jefferson, Littlejohn, Phillips, D.C. Smith and Spires: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 1-1-691 SO AS TO DESIGNATE EDGEFIELD POTTERY AS THE OFFICIAL FOLK POTTERY OF THIS STATE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3677 -- Reps. Ott, Miller, Cotty, Vick, McLeod, Pinson, Battle, G. Brown, Coleman, Hart, Hodges, Knight, Littlejohn, Moss and Williams: A BILL TO AMEND TITLE 59, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING CHAPTER 62 SO AS TO ESTABLISH A PROGRAM OF SCHOOL DISTRICT CHOICE AND OPEN ENROLLMENT UNDER WHICH THE OFFICE OF SCHOOL CHOICE AND INNOVATION WITHIN THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION FIRST COORDINATES AND IMPLEMENTS A VOLUNTARY PILOT PROGRAM OF SCHOOL CHOICE AND OPEN ENROLLMENT IN THIS STATE AND THEREAFTER SUBJECT TO FUNDING A STATEWIDE PROGRAM, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE PROCEDURES, RESPONSIBILITIES, AND REQUIREMENTS OF SCHOOLS, SCHOOL DISTRICTS, PARENTS, AND STUDENTS IN REGARD TO THIS PROGRAM.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3678 -- Reps. Hart, Scott, Rutherford, Agnew, Delleney, Kelly and Stavrinakis: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 17-15-175 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A JUDGE MAY NOT ISSUE A BENCH WARRANT FOR FAILURE TO APPEAR UNLESS THE SOLICITOR FILES AN AFFIDAVIT WITH THE COURT TO CONFIRM THAT WRITTEN NOTICE OF HIS INTENT TO SEEK A BENCH WARRANT FOR FAILURE TO APPEAR HAS BEEN GIVEN TO THE DEFENDANT, HIS ATTORNEY, AND THE BOND SURETY COMPANY AND TO REQUIRE THE COURT TO HOLD A RULE TO SHOW CAUSE HEARING BEFORE ISSUING THE BENCH WARRANT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3679 -- Reps. Talley, Davenport, Brantley, Leach, Clemmons, Barfield, Pinson, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Walker, Brady and Haskins: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 5 TO CHAPTER 15, TITLE 16 SO AS TO CREATE A METHOD OF REGULATING CERTAIN ADULT BUSINESSES, TO DEFINE TERMS FOR PURPOSES OF THIS ARTICLE, AND TO CREATE CRIMINAL PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3680 -- Reps. Mack, Cobb-Hunter, J.H. Neal, Brantley, Breeland, Hodges and Vick: A BILL TO AMEND SECTIONS 7-5-150 AND 7-15-120, BOTH AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE CLOSING OF VOTER REGISTRATION BOOKS AND ABSENTEE VOTER REGISTRATION FORMS, SO AS TO REDUCE FROM THIRTY DAYS TO TWENTY-ONE DAYS BEFORE THE ELECTION THE DEADLINE FOR VOTER REGISTRATION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3681 -- Reps. Mack, Cobb-Hunter, J.H. Neal, Brantley, Anderson, Hosey, Alexander, Breeland, G. Brown, Hodges and Williams: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 7-13-110, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO POLL MANAGERS AND ASSISTANTS, SO AS TO DELETE THE REQUIREMENT THAT ONE SIXTEEN- OR SEVENTEEN-YEAR-OLD PERSON MAY BE APPOINTED TO A PRECINCT FOR EVERY TWO REGULAR POLL MANAGERS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3682 -- Reps. Mack, Cobb-Hunter, J.H. Neal, Brantley, Bales, Breeland, Clyburn, Hodges, Neilson and Williams: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 7-5-275 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT, SEVENTEEN YEARS OF AGE, BE FURNISHED A VOTER REGISTRATION FORM AND BE INSTRUCTED IN A CLASSROOM ENVIRONMENT OR THROUGH A METHOD APPROVED BY THE LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICT TO BE APPRISED OF THE IMPORTANCE OF VOTING, TO ALLOW A STUDENT TO OPT OUT OF THE PROCESS, TO REQUIRE A HIGH SCHOOL REGISTRANT BE MAILED A VOTER REGISTRATION CARD BEFORE THE FIRST ELECTION IN WHICH HE IS ELIGIBLE TO VOTE; AND TO PROVIDE THAT A CITIZEN OTHERWISE INELIGIBLE TO VOTE WHO IS RELEASED FROM INCARCERATION RECEIVE A REGISTRATION FORM WITH A LETTER EXPLAINING THAT HIS VOTING RIGHTS HAVE BEEN RESTORED AND THAT HE IS ELIGIBLE TO REGISTER AND VOTE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3683 -- Reps. Mack, Cobb-Hunter, J.H. Neal, Brantley, Anderson, Breeland, R. Brown, Clyburn, Hodges, Hosey and McLeod: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 7-13-25 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE AUTHORITY CHARGED BY LAW CONDUCTING AN ELECTION MAY ESTABLISH EARLY VOTING CENTERS; TO ESTABLISH EARLY VOTING CENTERS TO ALLOW A REGISTERED COUNTY RESIDENT TO VOTE OUTSIDE THEIR PRECINCT; TO PROVIDE A PROCEDURE BY WHICH A QUALIFIED ELECTOR MAY CAST A BALLOT DURING THE EARLY VOTING PERIOD; AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF EARLY VOTING LOCATIONS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3684 -- Reps. Mack, Cobb-Hunter, J.H. Neal, Brantley, Sellers, Anderson, Bowers, Breeland, Hodges, Howard and Jefferson: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 6 TO CHAPTER 5, TITLE 7 SO AS TO CREATE THE ELECTIONS STUDY COMMISSION, TO PROVIDE FOR ITS DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES, TO PROVIDE FOR ITS MEMBERSHIP, TO PROVIDE FOR APPOINTMENT OF ITS MEMBERS AND ELECTION OF ITS CHAIRMAN, TO PROVIDE FOR THE TERMS OF ITS MEMBERS, AND TO REQUIRE THE COMMISSION TO MAKE A REPORT TO THE GOVERNOR AND THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY WITHIN NINETY DAYS OF EACH GENERAL ELECTION CONTAINING RECOMMENDATIONS TO IMPROVE CITIZEN-INFORMED PARTICIPATION IN THE ELECTORAL PROCESS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3685 -- Reps. Mack, Cobb-Hunter, Brantley, J.H. Neal, Sellers, Alexander, Anderson, Bowers, Breeland, Hodges, Howard, Jefferson and Miller: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 7-13-845 SO AS TO DEFINE A "SHORT STATE BALLOT" AND "SHORT COUNTY BALLOT" TO ALLOW AN ELECTOR TO VOTE FOR CANDIDATES IN ANY PRECINCT IN THE STATE OR IN THE COUNTY IN WHICH HE RESIDES, TO ALLOW A QUALIFIED ELECTOR TO CAST A PROVISIONAL BALLOT IN ANY PRECINCT IN THE COUNTY IN WHICH HE IS REGISTERED, TO PROVIDE A PROCEDURE FOR CASTING THE BALLOT, AND TO PROVIDE HOW THE QUALIFIED ELECTOR MAY CAST THE BALLOT ONLY FOR OFFICES FOR WHICH HE IS QUALIFIED.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3686 -- Rep. Sellers: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE PROFOUND SORROW OF THE MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA GENERAL ASSEMBLY UPON THE DEATH OF MRS. ANNIE F. GADSON, OF RICHLAND COUNTY, AND TO EXTEND THE DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO HER FAMILY AND MANY FRIENDS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3687 -- Rep. J.R. Smith: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR TO THE SCHOOL OFFICIALS, INSTRUCTORS, AND TEAM MEMBERS OF THE SILVER BLUFF HIGH SCHOOL NAVY JUNIOR RESERVE OFFICER TRAINING CORPS AT A DATE AND TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR THEM FOR THEIR OUTSTANDING WIN OF THE 2007 NJROTC STATE RIFLE TEAM CHAMPIONSHIP AND TO WISH THE TEAM MEMBERS AND THEIR INSTRUCTORS ALL THE BEST IN FUTURE COMPETITION.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3688 -- Rep. J.R. Smith: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO HONOR AND RECOGNIZE THE SILVER BLUFF HIGH SCHOOL NAVY RESERVE OFFICER TRAINING CORPS FOR ITS OUTSTANDING WIN OF THE 2007 NJROTC RIFLE TEAM CHAMPIONSHIP AND TO WISH THE TEAM MEMBERS AND THEIR INSTRUCTORS ALL THE BEST IN FUTURE COMPETITION.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3689 -- Rep. J.R. Smith: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE SILVER BLUFF HIGH SCHOOL NAVY JUNIOR RESERVE OFFICER TRAINING CORPS, INSTRUCTORS, AND SCHOOL OFFICIALS, AT A DATE AND TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF RECOGNIZING AND COMMENDING THEM FOR CAPTURING THE 2007 NJROTC STATE DRILL CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3690 -- Reps. Scott, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hinson, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kelly, Kennedy, Kirsh, Knight, Leach, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Loftis, Lowe, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Mitchell, Moody-Lawrence, Moss, Mulvaney, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rice, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Sellers, Shoopman, Simrill, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Spires, Stavrinakis, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Umphlett, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Williams, Witherspoon and Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE BLYTHEWOOD'S LITTLE ZION BAPTIST CHURCH ON THE OCCASION OF ITS HISTORIC ONE HUNDRED SEVENTY-FIFTH ANNIVERSARY AND TO COMMEND THE CHURCH FOR ALMOST TWO CENTURIES OF SERVICE TO THE COMMUNITY.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3691 -- Reps. R. Brown, Harrell, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hinson, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kelly, Kennedy, Kirsh, Knight, Leach, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Loftis, Lowe, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Mitchell, Moody-Lawrence, Moss, Mulvaney, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rice, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sellers, Shoopman, Simrill, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Spires, Stavrinakis, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Umphlett, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Williams, Witherspoon and Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR ROBERT W. HARRELL, OF CHARLESTON, FOR HIS DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AS A MEMBER OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION FROM THE FIRST CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT AND TO THANK HIM FOR HIS CONTINUING COMMITMENT AND EFFORTS ON BEHALF OF HIS COMMUNITY AND STATE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3692 -- Rep. J.R. Smith: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO HONOR AND RECOGNIZE THE SILVER BLUFF HIGH SCHOOL NAVY JUNIOR RESERVE OFFICER TRAINING CORPS FOR ITS OUTSTANDING WIN OF THE 2007 NJROTC STATE DRILL CHAMPIONSHIP, AND TO WISH THE TEAM MEMBERS AND THEIR INSTRUCTORS ALL THE BEST IN FUTURE COMPETITION.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3693 -- Reps. G.R. Smith and Taylor: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION CONGRATULATING THE PIEDMONT AMERICAN INDIAN ASSOCIATION LOWER EASTERN CHEROKEE NATION OF SOUTH CAROLINA ON THE DISTINGUISHED HONOR OF ITS RECOGNITION AS A "GROUP" BY THE SOUTH CAROLINA COMMISSION FOR MINORITY AFFAIRS ON AUGUST 29, 2006.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3694 -- Reps. White, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hinson, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kelly, Kennedy, Kirsh, Knight, Leach, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Loftis, Lowe, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Mitchell, Moody-Lawrence, Moss, Mulvaney, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rice, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sellers, Shoopman, Simrill, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Spires, Stavrinakis, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Umphlett, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, Whitmire, Williams, Witherspoon and Young: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO NAME THE NEW SOUTH CAROLINA VETERANS CEMETERY IN ANDERSON COUNTY THE M. J. "DOLLY" COOPER VETERANS CEMETERY.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Other proceedings
Ratified
Message to Senate
Message from Senate
Veto Message
Veto Overridden

H. 3695 -- Reps. Govan, Sellers, Brantley, Hodges, Scott, Rutherford, J.H. Neal, Anderson, R. Brown, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Hart, Hosey, Jefferson, Kennedy, Mitchell, Weeks, Whipper and Williams: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO HONOR AND RECOGNIZE THE AFRICAN-AMERICAN MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA EXECUTIVE, LEGISLATIVE, AND JUDICIAL BRANCHES OF GOVERNMENT AND THE MEMBERS OF THE STATE'S CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION WHO HEROICALLY SERVED THE PEOPLE OF THIS STATE FOLLOWING THE CIVIL WAR UNTIL THE EARLY TWENTIETH CENTURY.
Introduced Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3696 -- Reps. Barfield and Leach: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO MEMORIALIZE THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO AMEND THE CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES, PURSUANT TO ARTICLE V OF THE CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES, AND SUBMIT TO THE STATES FOR RATIFICATION AN AMENDMENT TO RECOGNIZE MARRIAGE AS THE UNION OF ONE MAN AND ONE WOMAN.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Adopted

H. 3697 -- Reps. Davenport and Delleney: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 5 TO CHAPTER 1, TITLE 1 SO AS TO ENACT THE "RIGHT TO LIFE ACT OF SOUTH CAROLINA" WHICH ESTABLISHES THAT THE RIGHT TO LIFE FOR EACH BORN AND PREBORN HUMAN BEING VESTS AT FERTILIZATION, AND THAT THE RIGHTS OF DUE PROCESS AND EQUAL PROTECTION, GUARANTEED BY ARTICLE I, SECTION 3 OF THE CONSTITUTION OF THIS STATE, VEST AT FERTILIZATION FOR EACH BORN AND PREBORN HUMAN PERSON; AND TO DEFINE "HUMAN BEING" OR "HUMAN PERSON" AS EVERY MEMBER OF THE SPECIES HOMO SAPIENS AT ALL STAGES OF LIFE, INCLUDING AT FERTILIZATION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3698 -- Reps. Clemmons, Chalk, Edge, Hardwick, Herbkersman, Limehouse, Miller and Ceips: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 38-57-190 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT NO INSURER MAY SELECTIVELY LIMIT ITS INSURANCE OFFERINGS IN SOUTH CAROLINA DEFINED AS FAILING TO OFFER A KIND OR LINE OF INSURANCE WHICH THE INSURER OR AN AFFILIATED INSURER OFFERS IN ANOTHER JURISDICTION, TO PROVIDE THAT AN INSURER IN ADMINISTERING ITS UNDERWRITING PRACTICES MUST MAKE MEANINGFUL AND NONDISCRIMINATORY OFFERS TO WRITE PARTICULAR LINES OF INSURANCE THROUGHOUT THIS STATE, AND TO PROVIDE THAT IN REGARD TO PROPERTY INSURANCE AN INSURER MUST TAKE INTO ACCOUNT BOTH NATIONAL FACTORS AS WELL AS LOSS FACTORS PARTICULAR TO THIS STATE WHEN VIEWED OVER A SPECIFIED PERIOD OF TIME OF NOT LESS THAN TWENTY-FIVE YEARS; AND TO PROVIDE A VIOLATION OF THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION BY AN INSURER IS CONSIDERED AN UNFAIR INSURANCE TRADE PRACTICE.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3699 -- Reps. Rice, Govan, Huggins, Kirsh, Young, Viers and Thompson: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 2-1-240 SO AS TO ESTABLISH A MORATORIUM ON THE PLACEMENT OF NEW MONUMENTS ON THE STATE HOUSE GROUNDS AND IN THE STATE HOUSE, EXCEPT FOR THE SENATE CHAMBER AND THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES CHAMBER; TO PROVIDE THAT IF THE MORATORIUM IS LIFTED, A NEW MONUMENT MAY BE PLACED PURSUANT TO THIS ACT IF THE MONUMENT MEETS CERTAIN REQUIREMENTS OF HISTORICAL SIGNIFICANCE OR MARKS A MILESTONE IN STATE HISTORY; AND TO PROVIDE THAT IN ORDER TO PLACE A NEW MONUMENT, A MAJORITY OF THE STATE HOUSE COMMITTEE MUST AGREE TO REVIEW PROPOSALS, A PROPOSAL MUST BE APPROVED BY TWO-THIRDS OF THE STATE HOUSE COMMITTEE, AND THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY MUST ADOPT THE PROPOSAL BY CONCURRENT RESOLUTION.
Introduced
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Other proceedings
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 3700 -- Rep. Bowers: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 50-5-1706 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DAILY CATCH LIMIT ON SPOT-TAIL BASS IS FIVE FISH PER DAY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3701 -- Rep. Bowers: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 12-37-130 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY ANNUALLY BY JOINT RESOLUTION SHALL IMPOSE A STATEWIDE MILLAGE ON ALL REAL AND PERSONAL PROPERTY SUBJECT TO PROPERTY TAX IN THIS STATE FOR THE PURPOSE OF RAISING REVENUE FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL OPERATIONS AND IN THE JOINT RESOLUTION IMPOSING THE TAX SHALL PROVIDE THE PLAN OF DISTRIBUTING THE REVENUE FOR THE APPLICABLE FISCAL YEAR TO THE SCHOOL DISTRICTS OF THE STATE; AND TO AMEND SECTION 12-37-220, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTIONS, SO AS TO EXEMPT ONE HUNDRED PERCENT OF THE FAIR MARKET VALUE OF ALL REAL AND PERSONAL PROPERTY SUBJECT TO PROPERTY TAX IN THIS STATE FROM PROPERTY TAX MILLAGE IMPOSED BY A SCHOOL DISTRICT FOR SCHOOL OPERATIONS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3702 -- Rep. Bowers: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 12-37-462 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR AN EXEMPTION FROM THE PROPERTY TAX ON RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY CONSISTING OF FOUR OR FEWER UNITS IN AMOUNTS OF FAIR MARKET VALUE SUFFICIENT TO EQUAL AN ASSESSMENT RATIO OF FOUR PERCENT ON THE PROPERTY AND TO DEFINE RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3703 -- Reps. G.R. Smith, Bannister, Cobb-Hunter, D.C. Smith, J.R. Smith and Toole: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING CHAPTER 6 TO TITLE 56 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE CONTINUOUS ALCOHOL MONITORING OF PERSONS CONVICTED OF A SECOND OR SUBSEQUENT VIOLATION OF THE PROVISIONS THAT MAKE IT UNLAWFUL TO OPERATE A MOTOR VEHICLE WHILE UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF ALCOHOL, DRUGS, OR AN ILLEGAL SUBSTANCE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3704 -- Reps. Skelton and Govan: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE THE 2006 WINNERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA CABLE TELEVISION ASSOCIATION FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM AND WISH THEM WELL IN ALL THEIR FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3705 -- Rep. Viers: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO AUTHORIZE THE SOUTH CAROLINA STUDENT LEGISLATURE TO USE THE HOUSE CHAMBER ON OCTOBER 31, NOVEMBER 1, AND NOVEMBER 2, 2007, AND THE AVAILABLE MEETING SPACE IN THE BLATT OFFICE BUILDING ON OCTOBER 31, 2007, FOR THE ORGANIZATION'S ANNUAL MEETING, IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE BUILDING POLICY AS ADMINISTERED BY THE CLERK OF THE HOUSE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3706 -- Reps. Duncan, Talley and Gullick: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE DISAPPROVAL OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE ENACTMENT OF LEGISLATION REGARDING LABOR UNION ELECTIONS, AND TO URGE THE SOUTH CAROLINA CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION TO REJECT THESE MEASURES.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Recorded vote
Debate Adjourned
Adopted

H. 3707 -- Reps. Govan, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Hosey, Ott, Sellers, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clemmons, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hinson, Hiott, Hodges, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kelly, Kennedy, Kirsh, Knight, Leach, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Loftis, Lowe, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Mitchell, Moody-Lawrence, Moss, Mulvaney, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rice, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Shoopman, Simrill, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Spires, Stavrinakis, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Umphlett, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Williams, Witherspoon and Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND CONGRATULATE DESIREE LEWIS, OF ORANGEBURG, ON BEING CROWNED MISS BLACK SOUTH CAROLINA USA 2007 AND WISH HER MUCH SUCCESS DURING HER REIGN AND IN ALL HER FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3708 -- Reps. Harrell, Leach, Thompson, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hinson, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kelly, Kennedy, Kirsh, Knight, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Loftis, Lowe, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Mitchell, Moody-Lawrence, Moss, Mulvaney, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rice, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sellers, Shoopman, Simrill, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Spires, Stavrinakis, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Toole, Umphlett, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Williams, Witherspoon and Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA HEAD FOOTBALL COACH STEVE SPURRIER AND THE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA FOOTBALL TEAM FOR AN OUTSTANDING 2006 SEASON WHICH CONCLUDED WITH A TOTAL OF EIGHT WINS INCLUDING A VICTORY OVER HOUSTON IN THE LIBERTY BOWL, IN MEMPHIS, AND FOR BRINGING TO THE GAMECOCK PROGRAM A RENEWED SENSE OF PRIDE AND ACCOMPLISHMENT.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3709 -- Reps. Thompson, Cotty, Brady, Chellis, Harrison, Kirsh, Lowe, Lucas, Merrill, Sandifer, Whitmire and Young: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 57-11-20, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE STATE HIGHWAY FUND, THE STATE NON-FEDERAL AID HIGHWAY FUND, AND FINANCIAL OPERATIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, SO AS TO REQUIRE THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY AFFIRMATIVELY TO APPROPRIATE THE REVENUES OF THESE FUNDS IN THE ANNUAL GENERAL APPROPRIATIONS ACT TO THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION IN THE SAME MANNER THAT GENERAL FUND REVENUES ARE APPROPRIATED FOR THE OPERATIONS OF CABINET AGENCIES, TO PROHIBIT THE APPROPRIATION OF THESE REVENUES FOR ANY PURPOSE UNRELATED TO THE MISSION AND OPERATIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, TO ESTABLISH PRIORITIES IN THE APPROPRIATION OF THESE FUNDS, AND TO ADJUST THE STATE BUDGET PROCESS TO REFLECT THESE CHANGES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3710 -- Rep. McLeod: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-3360, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE TARGETED JOBS TAX CREDIT, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IN A COUNTY DESIGNATED "MODERATELY DEVELOPED" WHICH IS CONTIGUOUS TO AT LEAST FOUR COUNTIES DESIGNATED "DISTRESSED" OR "LEAST DEVELOPED", THE CREDIT ALLOWED IS ONE TIER HIGHER THAN THE CREDIT FOR WHICH THE COUNTY WOULD OTHERWISE QUALIFY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3711 -- Reps. Sandifer and Whitmire: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 25, TITLE 6, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY REDESIGNATING THE CHAPTER KNOWN AS THE "JOINT MUNICIPAL WATER SYSTEMS ACT" AS THE "JOINT AUTHORITY WATER AND SEWER SYSTEMS ACT", SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE APPOINTMENT OF MEMBERS OF A JOINT AUTHORITY WATER AND SEWER SYSTEM COMMISSION, TO PROVIDE THAT A NEW COMMISSION MAY CONSIST OF NO MORE THAN ELEVEN MEMBERS, TO PROVIDE THAT A CHANGE IN THE MEMBERSHIP OF A JOINT SYSTEM IS NOT FINAL UNTIL NOTICE OF THE CHANGE IS FILED WITH THE SECRETARY OF STATE, TO PROVIDE THAT A JOINT SYSTEM MAY ENTER A CONTRACT TO SELL WATER OR PROVIDE SEWER SERVICE, AMONG OTHER THINGS; AND TO MAKE CONFORMING AND TECHNICAL CHANGES THROUGHOUT THE CHAPTER.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Amended
Senate Amendments Amended
Point of Order
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Message to Senate
Message from Senate
Message from Senate
Ratified
Veto Message
Veto Overridden

H. 3712 -- Rep. Witherspoon: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 27, TITLE 48, 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. 3713 -- Rep. Rice: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 1-11-735 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE EMPLOYEE INSURANCE PROGRAM OF THE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD IS DIRECTED TO DEVELOP, FOR EMPLOYEES AND THEIR SPOUSES WHO PARTICIPATE IN THE HEALTH PLANS OFFERED BY THE EMPLOYEE INSURANCE PROGRAM, AN INCENTIVE PLAN IN ORDER TO ENCOURAGE PARTICIPATION IN PROGRAMS THAT PROMOTE HEALTH AND PREVENTION OF DISEASE, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE EMPLOYEE INSURANCE PROGRAM, UPON APPROVAL OF THE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD, IS FURTHER DIRECTED TO IMPLEMENT A PREMIUM REDUCTION OR OTHER FINANCIAL INCENTIVE, BEGINNING ON JANUARY 1, 2008, FOR THOSE EMPLOYEES AND THEIR SPOUSES WHO PARTICIPATE IN THESE PROGRAMS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Point of Order

H. 3714 -- Rep. J.E. Smith: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION CONGRATULATING THE NATCHEZ INDIAN TRIBE OF SOUTH CAROLINA ON THE DISTINGUISHED HONOR OF ITS RECOGNITION AS A "GROUP" BY THE SOUTH CAROLINA COMMISSION FOR MINORITY AFFAIRS ON FEBRUARY 2, 2007.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3715 -- Reps. Talley, Duncan and Mahaffey: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 16-3-750 SO AS TO DEFINE CERTAIN TERMS FOR PURPOSES OF THE SECTION AND TO PROVIDE AN ENHANCED PENALTY FOR PERSONS AFFILIATED WITH A SCHOOL IN AN OFFICIAL CAPACITY WHO COMMIT CERTAIN DELINEATED CRIMINAL SEXUAL CONDUCT, EXPLOITATION OF A MINOR, OR KIDNAPPING OFFENSES AGAINST A STUDENT.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3716 -- Reps. Gambrell, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Frye, Funderburk, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hinson, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kelly, Kennedy, Kirsh, Knight, Leach, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Loftis, Lowe, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Mitchell, Moody-Lawrence, Moss, Mulvaney, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rice, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sellers, Shoopman, Simrill, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Spires, Stavrinakis, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Umphlett, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Williams, Witherspoon and Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND THE VITAL ROLE SOUTH CAROLINA'S COMMUNITY BANKS PLAY IN EACH LOCAL NEIGHBORHOOD AND PROCLAIM THE MONTH OF APRIL "COMMUNITY BANKING MONTH" IN SOUTH CAROLINA.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3717 -- Rep. Ceips: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND AND THANK THE FAMILY READINESS GROUP OF TROOP B 202 CAVALRY OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA NATIONAL GUARD, AS WELL AS THOSE WORKING WITH THIS GROUP, FOR RAISING THE FUNDS NECESSARY TO BRING HOME BEAUFORT'S SOUTH CAROLINA NATIONAL GUARD TROOPS BEFORE THEY EMBARK ON A YEAR-LONG DEPLOYMENT TO AFGHANISTAN.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3718 -- Reps. Vick, Jennings, Lucas and Neilson: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND THE CHESTERFIELD HIGH SCHOOL WRESTLING TEAM FOR ITS OUTSTANDING SEASON AND FOR CAPTURING THE 2007 CLASS A DUAL STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE, AND TO HONOR THE TEAM'S EXCEPTIONAL PLAYERS, COACHES, AND STAFF.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3719 -- Reps. Vick, Jennings, Lucas and Neilson: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE CHESTERFIELD HIGH SCHOOL WRESTLING TEAM, COACHES, AND SCHOOL OFFICIALS, AT A DATE AND TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF RECOGNIZING AND COMMENDING THEM ON THEIR OUTSTANDING SEASON AND FOR CAPTURING THE 2007 CLASS A DUAL STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3720 -- Reps. Scott, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hinson, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kelly, Kennedy, Kirsh, Knight, Leach, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Loftis, Lowe, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Mitchell, Moody-Lawrence, Moss, Mulvaney, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rice, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Sellers, Shoopman, Simrill, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Spires, Stavrinakis, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Umphlett, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Williams, Witherspoon and Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND FAIRFIELD ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE FOR NEARLY SEVENTY YEARS OF SERVICE TO THE PEOPLE OF FAIRFIELD, CHESTER, RICHLAND, AND KERSHAW COUNTIES, AND TO CONGRATULATE THE COOPERATIVE UPON THE OCCASION OF THE DEDICATION OF ITS NEW BLYTHEWOOD OFFICE FACILITY AND OPERATIONS CENTER.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3721 -- Reps. Howard, Perry, Haskins, Witherspoon, Harrison, Brady, Walker and Merrill: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 44-7-380 SO AS TO PROVIDE THE REQUIREMENTS FOR A PERSON TO PRACTICE SURGICAL TECHNOLOGY AND TO PROVIDE AN EXCEPTION; BY ADDING SECTION 44-7-385 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT AN OPERATING ROOM CIRCULATOR MUST BE A REGISTERED NURSE, AND TO PROVIDE THE CONDITIONS UNDER WHICH A SURGICAL TECHNOLOGIST MAY ASSIST IN PERFORMING OPERATING ROOM CIRCULATION DUTIES; AND BY ADDING SECTION 44-7-261 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT LICENSED HEALTH CARE FACILITIES DESIGNATED AS PRIVATELY-OWNED EDUCATION INFIRMARIES MAY BE ESTABLISHED WITHIN THE JURISDICTION OF A LARGER NONMEDICAL INSTITUTION FOR THE DIAGNOSIS, CARE, AND TREATMENT OF STUDENTS, FACULTY, AND STAFF AND TO FURTHER PROVIDE THAT SUCH INFIRMARIES MAY PROVIDE CARE FOR PATIENTS WHO ARE NOT STUDENTS, FACULTY, OR STAFF IF PROVIDING SUCH CARE WAS AGREED TO BEFORE JANUARY 1, 2007.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Senate Amendments Amended
Request for Debate
Point of Order
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Message from Senate
Ratified

H. 3722 -- Reps. Scott, Govan, Rutherford, Whipper, Brantley, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Funderburk, Hart, Harvin, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Jefferson, Jennings, Kennedy, Knight, Mack, McLeod, Miller, Mitchell, J.H. Neal, Ott, Parks, Sellers, Vick, Weeks and Williams: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 22, TITLE 40, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE LICENSURE AND REGULATION OF ENGINEERS AND LAND SURVEYORS, SO AS TO, AMONG OTHER THINGS, ESTABLISH A STATE POLICY TO ENCOURAGE THE DEVELOPMENT AND PROMOTE THE ACCOUNTABILITY OF PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERS; TO PROVIDE STAGGERED TERMS FOR MEMBERS OF THE STATE BOARD OF REGISTRATION FOR PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERS AND SURVEYORS; TO REVISE THE CAP ON CIVIL FINES; TO AUTHORIZE THE BOARD TO WAIVE STATE LICENSING AND CREDENTIALING REQUIREMENTS DURING A STATE OF DECLARED PUBLIC EMERGENCY; TO PROVIDE FOR THE LICENSURE AND REGULATION OF SURVEYORS, RATHER THAN LAND SURVEYORS; TO ELIMINATE CATEGORY A ENGINEER LICENSURE AND TO PROVIDE THAT CATEGORY B ENGINEERS MAY CONTINUE TO PRACTICE UNTIL JULY 1, 2020, AT WHICH TIME CATEGORY B ENGINEERING CEASES TO EXIST; TO REVISE EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS FOR LICENSURE AS AN ENGINEER AND FOR CERTIFICATION AS AN ENGINEER-IN-TRAINING; AND TO DELETE OBSOLETE PROVISIONS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Point of Order
Ratified

H. 3723 -- Reps. Neilson, Anthony, Bales, Clyburn, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Jefferson, Mack, Moss and Williams: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-17-155 SO AS TO REQUIRE EACH SCHOOL DISTRICT IN THIS STATE TO DEVELOP AND IMPLEMENT AN EXTERNAL DEFIBRILLATOR PROGRAM FOR EACH HIGH SCHOOL IN THE DISTRICT WHICH REQUIRES THAT SUCH A DEFIBRILLATOR IS PROVIDED ON THE GROUNDS OF EACH HIGH SCHOOL, THAT DISTRICT EMPLOYEES AND VOLUNTEERS REASONABLY EXPECTED TO USE THE DEVICE ARE TRAINED IN ITS USE, AND THAT THESE DEVICES ARE PERIODICALLY INSPECTED AND ANNUALLY MAINTAINED.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3724 -- Rep. Coleman: A BILL TO DEVOLVE ALL OF THE POWERS, DUTIES, RESPONSIBILITIES, ASSETS, AND LIABILITIES OF THE HISTORICAL COMMISSION FOR FAIRFIELD COUNTY AND THE FAIRFIELD COUNTY RECREATION DISTRICT UPON THE GOVERNING BODY OF FAIRFIELD COUNTY, AND TO PROVIDE A PROCEDURE FOR THE DEVOLUTION OF POWERS, DUTIES, RESPONSIBILITIES, ASSETS, AND LIABILITIES; AND TO REPEAL ACT 1079 OF 1958 RELATING TO THE HISTORICAL COMMISSION FOR FAIRFIELD COUNTY, AND ACT 1059 OF 1970 RELATING TO THE FAIRFIELD COUNTY RECREATION DISTRICT.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Debate Adjourned
Ratified

H. 3725 -- Reps. Barfield, Loftis, Haskins, Alexander, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clemmons, Cooper, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Duncan, Edge, Frye, Gambrell, Gullick, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harvin, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hinson, Hiott, Huggins, Jefferson, Kennedy, Kirsh, Leach, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lowe, Mahaffey, Merrill, Miller, Mitchell, Moss, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rice, Sandifer, Scarborough, Shoopman, Simrill, D.C. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.R. Smith, Spires, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Umphlett, Vick, Viers, Walker, White, Witherspoon and Young: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING CHAPTER 12 TO TITLE 19 SO AS TO ENACT THE "RELIABILITY IN EXPERT TESTIMONY STANDARDS ACT" SO AS TO PROVIDE CIRCUMSTANCES UNDER WHICH LAY WITNESSES MAY OFFER OPINION TESTIMONY, ESTABLISH PROCEDURES AND STANDARDS FOR THE ADMISSIBILITY OF EXPERT WITNESS'S TESTIMONY, INSTRUCT THE COURTS ON THE INTERPRETATION OF THE CHAPTER, AND PROVIDE A DE NOVO STANDARD OF REVIEW FOR APPELLATE COURTS WHEN DETERMINING WHETHER A COURT APPLIED THE PROPER LEGAL STANDARD RELATED TO THE USE OF EXPERT TESTIMONY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3726 -- Reps. Cato, Bannister, G.R. Smith, Bedingfield, Allen, Leach, Rice, Haskins and Chellis: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 6-11-2025 SO AS TO ALLOW THE GOVERNING BODY OF A SPECIAL PURPOSE DISTRICT TO VOLUNTARILY DISSOLVE ITSELF AND TRANSFER ITS ASSETS AND LIABILITIES TO A COUNTY IF ACCEPTED BY RESOLUTION OF ITS GOVERNING BODY.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3727 -- Reps. J.E. Smith and Jennings: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND CONGRATULATIONS TO MR. LEON O'NEIL SMITH, VICE PRESIDENT AND GENERAL MANAGER OF CONSOLIDATED CARGO CARRIERS, INC., UPON THE OCCASION OF HIS RETIREMENT, AND TO WISH HIM MANY YEARS OF HEALTH AND HAPPINESS IN THE YEARS TO COME.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3728 -- Reps. Funderburk, Cotty, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, Haley, J.H. Neal, Huggins, Hosey, McLeod, Anthony, Ballentine, Branham, Dantzler, Gullick, Harvin, Hodges, Leach, Lowe, Moss, Ott, Phillips, Scott, G.M. Smith, Spires, Stavrinakis, Toole and Weeks: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 59-5-68, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE UNIFORM GRADING SCALE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT BEGINNING WITH THE 2007-2008 SCHOOL YEAR, DUAL CREDIT COURSES MUST RECEIVE THE SAME WEIGHTINGS ON THE UNIFORM GRADING SCALE AS HONOR COURSES.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor removed
Co-Sponsor removed

H. 3729 -- Rep. Hayes: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND THE LATTA HIGH SCHOOL "LADY VIKINGS" BASKETBALL TEAM ON ITS IMPRESSIVE WIN OF THE 2007 CLASS A STATE GIRLS BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE, AND TO HONOR THE PLAYERS AND COACH JEFFREY BLEY ON AN OUTSTANDING SEASON.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3730 -- Rep. Hayes: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE LATTA HIGH SCHOOL "LADY VIKINGS" BASKETBALL TEAM, COACH, AND SCHOOL OFFICIALS, AT A DATE AND TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF RECOGNIZING AND COMMENDING THEM ON THEIR OUTSTANDING SEASON AND FOR CAPTURING THE 2007 CLASS A STATE GIRLS BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3731 -- Rep. Hart: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR REVEREND LEVI C. CHAVOUS, SR., OF AIKEN COUNTY, FOR HIS EXCEPTIONAL FORTY YEARS OF SERVICE AND COMMITMENT TO THE PEOPLE OF RIDGEWOOD MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH, AND TO WISH HIM ALL THE BEST IN THE COMING YEARS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3732 -- Reps. Young, Chellis, Harrell and Knight: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE FORT DORCHESTER HIGH SCHOOL WRESTLING TEAM, COACH, AND SCHOOL OFFICIALS, AT A DATE AND TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF RECOGNIZING AND COMMENDING THEM ON THEIR OUTSTANDING SEASON AND FOR CAPTURING THE 2007 CLASS AAAA DUAL STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3733 -- Reps. Young, Chellis, Harrell and Knight: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND THE FORT DORCHESTER HIGH SCHOOL WRESTLING TEAM FOR ITS OUTSTANDING SEASON AND FOR CAPTURING THE 2007 CLASS AAAA DUAL STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE, AND TO HONOR THE TEAM'S EXCEPTIONAL PLAYERS, COACH, AND STAFF.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3734 -- Reps. Talley, Anthony, Davenport, Kelly, Littlejohn, Mahaffey, Mitchell, W.D. Smith and Walker: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE PROFOUND SORROW OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES UPON THE TRAGIC DEATH OF SHERIFF'S DEPUTY KEVIN CARPER, OF SPARTANBURG COUNTY, AND TO OFFER HIS FAMILY AND MANY FRIENDS DEEPEST SYMPATHY.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3735 -- Reps. Kirsh, Simrill, Gullick, Delleney, Moss, Mulvaney and Moody-Lawrence: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE YORK COUNTY AS A VITAL PART OF THE STATE, AND TO DECLARE MARCH 27, 2007, "YORK COUNTY DAY" IN SOUTH CAROLINA.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3736 -- Reps. Jennings, Harrell and Neilson: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THE DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES 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 2007.
Introduced
Other proceedings
Adopted

H. 3737 -- Reps. Duncan, Vick, Hosey, Brantley, Haskins, Allen, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Hayes, Hodges, Jefferson, Mack, Merrill, Miller, J.H. Neal and Sellers: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING CHAPTER 16 TO TITLE 40 SO AS TO ENACT THE "DENTAL HYGIENE PRACTICE ACT" PROVIDING FOR THE LICENSURE AND REGULATION OF DENTAL HYGIENISTS BY THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING AND REGULATION THROUGH THE DENTAL HYGIENE ADVISORY/DISCIPLINARY BOARD AND, AMONG OTHER THINGS, TO CREATE THE DENTAL HYGIENE ADVISORY/DISCIPLINARY BOARD AND TO PROVIDE FOR ITS MEMBERS, POWERS, AND DUTIES; TO ESTABLISH THE SCOPE OF PRACTICE FOR DENTAL HYGIENISTS; TO ESTABLISH FEES AND QUALIFICATIONS FOR LICENSURE AND COLLABORATIVE DENTAL HYGIENE PRACTICE; TO ESTABLISH PROCEDURES FOR INVESTIGATING COMPLAINTS AND THE AUTHORITY OF THE BOARD TO CONDUCT HEARINGS; TO ESTABLISH ACTS THAT CONSTITUTE MISCONDUCT AND TO PROVIDE SANCTIONS AND PENALTIES THAT MAY BE IMPOSED FOR MISCONDUCT; TO AMEND SECTIONS 1-30-65 AND 40-1-40, BOTH RELATING TO PROFESSIONAL AND OCCUPATIONAL BOARDS UNDER THE AUTHORITY OF THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING AND REGULATION, SO AS TO ADD THE DENTAL HYGIENE ADVISORY/DISCIPLINARY BOARD; TO AMEND SECTIONS 40-15-10, 40-15-20, AND 40-15-40, SECTIONS 40-15-85, 40-15-105, AND 40-15-110, ALL AS AMENDED, SECTIONS 40-15-120, 40-15-135, 40-15-140, 40-15-170, 40-15-177, 40-15-180, 40-15-190, 40-15-200, 40-15-212, 40-15-215, 40-15-300, AND 40-15-320, ALL RELATING TO LICENSURE AND REGULATION OF DENTAL HYGIENISTS UNDER THE AUSPICES OF THE STATE DENTAL BOARD, SO AS TO AMEND THESE PROVISIONS TO CONFORM WITH THE PROVISIONS OF CHAPTER 16, TITLE 40, AS ADDED BY THIS ACT; TO PROVIDE THAT CURRENT LICENSES OF DENTAL HYGIENISTS CONTINUE IN EFFECT UNTIL THE LICENSE EXPIRES, AT WHICH TIME THE LICENSE MUST BE ISSUED BY THE DENTAL HYGIENE ADVISORY/DISCIPLINARY BOARD AS PROVIDED FOR IN THIS ACT; AND TO PROVIDE THAT REGULATIONS OF THE STATE BOARD OF DENTISTRY THAT PERTAIN TO DENTAL HYGIENISTS AND DENTAL HYGIENE PRACTICE, NOT COVERED IN THIS ACT, REMAIN IN EFFECT UNTIL THE DENTAL HYGIENE ADVISORY/DISCIPLINARY BOARD PROMULGATES SUCH REGULATIONS; TO RENAME CHAPTER 15, TITLE 40 "DENTISTS AND DENTAL TECHNICIANS"; AND TO REPEAL SECTIONS 40-15-80, 40-15-82, AND 40-15-102 ALL RELATING TO THE LICENSURE AND REGULATION OF DENTAL HYGIENISTS UNDER THE AUSPICES OF THE STATE DENTAL BOARD.
Introduced and Committed
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H. 3738 -- Reps. Whipper, Rutherford, Allen, Brantley, Anderson, Breeland, Clyburn, Hosey, Jefferson, Mack, Stavrinakis, Williams and Jennings: 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, RELATING TO MALICIOUS INJURY TO PERSONAL AND REAL PROPERTY, SO AS TO REVISE THE PENALTIES FOR MALICIOUS INJURY TO REAL PROPERTY OFFENSES, AND TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL PENALTIES FOR PERSONS WHO MALICIOUSLY INJURE PERSONAL OR REAL PROPERTY OF ANOTHER PERSON WITH THE INTENT TO ASSAULT, INTIMIDATE, OR THREATEN THAT PERSON.
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H. 3739 -- Reps. Sellers, Rutherford, J.H. Neal, Cobb-Hunter, Knight, Whipper, R. Brown, Anderson, G. Brown, Scott, Hart, Stavrinakis, Jennings, Brantley, Mitchell and Spires: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING CHAPTER 118 TO TITLE 44 TO ENACT "THE BIRTH CONTROL PROTECTION ACT" SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT CONSENTING INDIVIDUALS HAVE THE RIGHT TO USE SAFE AND EFFECTIVE METHODS OF CONTRACEPTIVE WITHOUT GOVERNMENTAL INTERFERENCE AND TO PROVIDE THAT NO GOVERNMENTAL ENTITY OR PERSON ACTING ON BEHALF OF A GOVERNMENTAL ENTITY MAY DEPRIVE CONSENTING INDIVIDUALS OF THE RIGHT TO OBTAIN AND USE SAFE AND EFFECTIVE CONTRACEPTIVES OR INTERFERE WITH OR DISCRIMINATE AGAINST, IN THE REGULATION OR PROVISION OF BENEFITS, FACILITIES, SERVICES, OR INFORMATION, THE RIGHT OF CONSENTING INDIVIDUALS TO OBTAIN AND USE SAFE AND EFFECTIVE CONTRACEPTIVES.
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H. 3740 -- Rep. Rutherford: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 17-5-50, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO VACANCIES IN THE OFFICE OF CORONER, SO AS TO REVISE THE MANNER IN WHICH A VACANCY IS FILLED AND FOR THE MANNER IN WHICH THE DUTIES OF THE CORONER SHALL BE PERFORMED; TO AMEND SECTION 17-5-70, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE APPOINTMENT OF DEPUTIES BY THE COUNTY CORONER, SO AS TO PERMIT THE COUNTY CORONER TO ALSO APPOINT INVESTIGATORS AS WELL AS DEPUTIES AND TO MAKE THESE APPOINTMENTS DISCRETIONARY RATHER THAN MANDATORY; TO AMEND SECTION 17-7-10, RELATING TO ORDERING OF AUTOPSIES, SO AS TO REQUIRE THE CORONER AND MEDICAL EXAMINER TO IMMEDIATELY REQUEST AN AUTOPSY IF A CHILD'S DEATH IS UNATTENDED; TO AMEND SECTION 20-7-5915, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE PURPOSES AND DUTIES OF THE STATE LAW ENFORCEMENT DIVISION IN REGARD TO INVESTIGATING CHILD DEATHS, SO AS TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THE MANNER IN WHICH AND CONDITIONS UNDER WHICH AUTOPSIES ARE PERFORMED IN THESE CIRCUMSTANCES; TO AMEND SECTION 20-7-5920, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE DUTIES OF THE STATE CHILD FATALITY ADVISORY COMMITTEE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE COMMITTEE ALSO SHALL MEET WITH THE CORONER FROM THE COUNTY IN WHICH CHILD DEATHS OCCUR; AND TO REPEAL SECTION 17-5-80 RELATING TO A MAGISTRATE ACTING AS A CORONER IN CERTAIN CASES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3741 -- Reps. Mahaffey, Davenport, Haley, Allen, Bedingfield, Brantley, R. Brown, Gambrell, Hardwick, Hodges, Hosey, Leach, Littlejohn, Moss, F.N. Smith, J.R. Smith, Stavrinakis, Walker and Whipper: 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" TO ALSO INCLUDE THE DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT OF AILMENTS OF THE ANKLE AND TO DEFINE "PRACTICE OF PODIATRY" AS A PERSON LICENSED TO DIAGNOSE AND TREAT AILMENTS OF THE FOOT AND ANKLE.
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H. 3742 -- Reps. J.H. Neal and Bales: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND THE LOWER RICHLAND HIGH SCHOOL "LADY DIAMONDS" BASKETBALL TEAM ON ITS IMPRESSIVE WIN OF THE 2007 CLASS AAAA STATE GIRLS BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE, AND TO HONOR THE PLAYERS, COACH DEBORAH STROMAN, AND ASSISTANT COACHES LISA DIAZ, ROMAINA MYERS, AND SHEILA MAYZCK ON AN OUTSTANDING SEASON.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3743 -- Reps. J.H. Neal and Bales: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE LOWER RICHLAND HIGH SCHOOL "LADY DIAMONDS" BASKETBALL TEAM, COACHES, AND SCHOOL OFFICIALS, AT A DATE AND TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF RECOGNIZING AND COMMENDING THEM ON THEIR OUTSTANDING SEASON AND FOR CAPTURING THE 2007 CLASS AAAA STATE GIRLS BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE.
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H. 3744 -- Reps. Chellis, Young, Harrell and Knight: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO HONOR AND CONGRATULATE THE STUDENTS, PARENTS, FACULTY, STAFF, AND ADMINISTRATION OF ROLLINGS MIDDLE SCHOOL IN DORCHESTER COUNTY ON RECEIVING THE PRESTIGIOUS 2007 PALMETTO'S FINEST AWARD AND FOR STRIVING TO REACH AND MAXIMIZE THE FULL MEASURE OF THEIR TALENTS AND ABILITIES.
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H. 3745 -- Rep. Alexander: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE MRS. CORNELIA SPEARS, OF FLORENCE COUNTY, ON THE OCCASION OF HER ONE HUNDREDTH BIRTHDAY, AND TO WISH HER A JOYOUS BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION AND MANY MORE YEARS OF HEALTH AND HAPPINESS.
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H. 3746 -- Reps. Owens, Hiott, McLeod, Skelton, Spires, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hinson, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kelly, Kennedy, Kirsh, Knight, Leach, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Loftis, Lowe, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, Merrill, Miller, Mitchell, Moody-Lawrence, Moss, Mulvaney, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rice, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sellers, Shoopman, Simrill, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Stavrinakis, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Umphlett, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Williams, Witherspoon and Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO AUTHORIZE THE GREENVILLE YOUNG MEN'S CHRISTIAN ASSOCIATION TO USE THE HOUSE CHAMBER AND ANY AVAILABLE COMMITTEE HEARING ROOMS IN THE BLATT HOUSE OFFICE BUILDING ON THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 29, 2007, AND FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 30, 2007, TO CONDUCT A YOUTH IN GOVERNMENT PROGRAM.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3747 -- Rep. Gullick: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 61-6-2020 SO AS TO ALLOW THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE TO ISSUE A TEMPORARY LICENSE TO ALLOW THE ON-PREMISES POSSESSION, SALE, AND CONSUMPTION OF ALCOHOLIC LIQUORS BY THE DRINK IN THOSE COUNTY AREAS WHICH COLLECT A MINIMUM OF FOUR HUNDRED FIFTY THOUSAND DOLLARS IN ONE FISCAL YEAR IN REVENUES FROM THE STATE ACCOMMODATIONS TAX; AND TO AMEND SECTION 61-4-240, RELATING TO TEMPORARY PERMITS FOR THE POSSESSION, SALE, AND CONSUMPTION OF BEER OR WINE, SO AS TO REFERENCE SECTION 61-6-2020 TO ALLOW FOR TEMPORARY BEER AND WINE PERMITS UNDER THE SAME CIRCUMSTANCES.
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H. 3748 -- Rep. Miller: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO EXTEND FOR THE YEAR 2007 THE SEASON FOR COMMERCIAL FISHING FOR SHAD FOR THE SANTEE RIVER BELOW WILSON DAM INCLUDING THE REDIVERSION CANAL BELOW ST. STEPHEN DAM, NORTH SANTEE RIVER AND BAY, SOUTH SANTEE RIVER, AND ALL TRIBUTARIES AND DISTRIBUTARIES TO THEM, ENDS ON APRIL 15.
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H. 3749 -- Reps. W.D. Smith, Mitchell, Kelly, Littlejohn, Mahaffey, Moss, Phillips, Talley and Walker: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-10-80, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO JOB DEVELOPMENT CREDITS, SO AS TO ALLOW A TAXPAYER WHO QUALIFIES FOR THE JOB DEVELOPMENT CREDIT AND WHO IS LOCATED IN A MULTICOUNTY BUSINESS OR INDUSTRIAL PARK TO RECEIVE A CREDIT EQUAL TO THE AMOUNT DESIGNATED TO THE COUNTY WITH THE LOWEST DEVELOPMENT STATUS OF THE COUNTIES CONTAINING THE PARK IN CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES; TO AMEND SECTION 11-45-30, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS, SO AS TO CLARIFY THE DEFINITION OF 'LENDER' AND PROVIDE A DEFINITION FOR 'INTEREST'; TO AMEND SECTION 11-45-50, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO REQUIREMENTS FOR THE SUBMISSION OF INVESTMENT PLANS, SO AS TO PROVIDE CLARIFYING LANGUAGE; TO AMEND SECTION 11-45-55, RELATING TO TAX CREDIT CERTIFICATES, SO AS TO REQUIRE THAT THE SOUTH CAROLINA VENTURE CAPITAL AUTHORITY ESTABLISH GUIDELINES FOR PROCEDURES TO ISSUE TAX CREDITS AND DELETE THE REQUIREMENT THAT THE AUTHORITY ALSO ESTABLISH REGULATIONS; TO AMEND SECTION 11-45-70, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO VENTURE CAPITAL INVESTMENT REQUIREMENTS, SO AS TO ALLOW AN INVESTOR TO BE QUALIFIED IF HE PROVES THAT HE HAS MADE PRIOR INVESTMENTS IN SOUTH CAROLINA OR SOUTH CAROLINA-BASED COMPANIES; BY ADDING SECTION 11-45-105 SO AS TO REQUIRE THE STATE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD TO APPROVE GUIDELINES ISSUED BY THE AUTHORITY; TO AMEND SECTIONS 12-21-6520, AS AMENDED, 12-21-6540, AND 12-21-6590, ALL RELATING TO THE TOURISM INFRASTRUCTURE ADMISSIONS TAX ACT, SO AS TO EXTEND THE DEFINITION OF EXTRAORDINARY RETAIL ESTABLISHMENT, PROVIDE FOR A CONDITIONAL CERTIFICATION AS SUCH A FACILITY AND THE BENEFITS UNDER THE ACT, AND MAKE CONFORMING AMENDMENTS; TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-3415, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT INCOME TAX CREDIT, SO AS TO ALLOW THE CREDIT TO BE CLAIMED AGAINST ALL INCOME TAXES; TO AMEND SECTION 12-20-105, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO CORPORATE LICENSE TAX CREDITS, SO AS TO REVISE ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS; TO AMEND SECTION 4-1-175, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE AUTHORIZATION OF SPECIAL SOURCE REVENUE BONDS, SO AS TO REQUIRE A COUNTY, MUNICIPALITY, OR SPECIAL PURPOSE DISTRICT TO PROVIDE A CREDIT AGAINST OR PAYMENT DERIVED FROM THE REVENUES RECEIVED PURSUANT TO A PAYMENT IN LIEU OF TAXES; TO AMEND SECTIONS 4-12-30 AND 4-29-67, BOTH AS AMENDED, BOTH RELATING TO FEE IN LIEU OF PROPERTY TAXES, BOTH SO AS TO ALLOW AN APPLICABLE PIECE OF PROPERTY TO QUALIFY FOR THE ANNUAL FEE IN LIEU OF PROPERTY TAXES FOR AN ADDITIONAL TEN YEARS BY RESOLUTION OF THE COUNTY, TO EXTEND THE MAXIMUM TIME A PROJECT QUALIFIES FOR A FEE FROM THIRTY YEARS TO FORTY YEARS, TO DELETE THE REQUIREMENTS TO QUALIFY FOR A FOUR PERCENT ASSESSMENT RATIO THAT A SPONSOR MUST INVEST A TOTAL OF THREE HUNDRED MILLION DOLLARS WHEN ADDED TO PREVIOUS INVESTMENTS AND THAT A SPONSOR MUST CREATE TWO HUNDRED FULL-TIME JOBS AT A PROJECT INVESTING FOUR HUNDRED MILLION DOLLARS, AND TO DELETE THE REQUIREMENT THAT A DIRECT PAYMENT OF CASH MAY NOT BE MADE TO A SPONSOR BY A COUNTY, MUNICIPALITY, OR SPECIAL PURPOSE DISTRICT; TO AMEND SECTION 12-44-10, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE TITLE OF THE CHAPTER, SO AS TO DELETE THE DATE; TO AMEND SECTION 12-44-30, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS, SO AS TO LOWER THE REQUIREMENTS FOR AN ENHANCED INVESTMENT THAT A SPONSOR INVEST AT LEAST TWO HUNDRED MILLION DOLLARS AND CREATE TWO HUNDRED FULL-TIME JOBS TO ONE HUNDRED FIFTY MILLION DOLLARS AND ONE HUNDRED TWENTY-FIVE FULL-TIME JOBS, TO ALLOW A SPONSOR TO BE EXEMPT FROM THE NEW FULL-TIME JOBS REQUIREMENT IN CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES, TO ALLOW A SPONSOR TO APPLY FOR AN ADDITIONAL EXTENSION OF THE INVESTMENT PERIOD FOR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT PROPERTY, TO LOWER THE LEVEL OF INVESTMENT REQUIRED FOR A MINIMUM INVESTMENT FROM FIVE MILLION DOLLARS TO TWO AND ONE-HALF MILLION DOLLARS, AND TO ALLOW A COUNTY BY RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE TERMINATION DATE OF A FEE AGREEMENT UP TO AN ADDITIONAL TEN YEARS; TO AMEND SECTION 12-44-40, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO FEE IN LIEU OF PROPERTY TAXES, SO AS TO CHANGE THE REQUIREMENT THAT A FEE AGREEMENT MUST BE EXECUTED WITHIN FIVE YEARS AFTER THE INDUCEMENT RESOLUTION IS ADOPTED BY THE COUNTY COUNCIL TO QUALIFY FOR STATUS AS ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT PROPERTY AND INSTEAD REQUIRE THAT THE FEE AGREEMENT MUST BE ADOPTED WITHIN FIVE YEARS AFTER ACTION BY THE COUNTY IDENTIFYING OR REFLECTING THE PROJECT; TO AMEND SECTION 12-44-70, AS AMENED, RELATING TO CREDITS AGAINST A FEE IN LIEU OF PROPERTY TAXES, SO AS TO DELETE THE REQUIREMENTS OF THIS SECTION AND ALLOW A COUNTY, MUNICIPALITY, OR SPECIAL PURPOSE DISTRICT TO PROVIDE CREDITS AGAINST THE FEE DUE FROM THE SPONSOR AND TO USE A PORTION OF THE FEES IT RECEIVES FOR SPECIFIED PURPOSES WITHOUT THE REQUIREMENTS OF ISSUING SPECIAL SOURCE REVENUE BONDS; TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-3360, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE TARGETED JOBS TAX CREDIT, SO AS TO EXTEND ELIGIBILITY FOR THESE CREDITS; TO AMEND SECTION 12-37-220, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTIONS, SO AS TO EXEMPT OTHERWISE EXEMPT PROPERTY LEASED BY A GOVERNMENTAL ENTITY, TO ALLOW A COUNTY COUNCIL BY ORDINANCE TO POSTPONE IMPLEMENTATION OF A COUNTYWIDE ASSESSMENT AND EQUALIZATION PLAN SCHEDULED FOR 2007 UNTIL 2008; TO AMEND SECTION 61-4-737, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO WINE TASTINGS IN PREMISES LICENSED FOR OFF-PREMISE CONSUMPTION, SO AS TO INCREASE THE NUMBER OF TASTINGS PERMITTED; BY ADDING SECTION 12-60-3312 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT PROCEEDINGS AND RECORDS OF A CONTESTED CASE HEARING INVOLVING THE SOUTH CAROLINA REVENUE PROCEDURES ACT ARE OPEN TO THE PUBLIC; TO AMEND SECTION 6-34-40, RELATING TO TAX CREDITS FOR RETAIL FACILITIES REVITALIZATION, SO AS TO MAKE A TECHNICAL CHANGE AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE MAY PROMULGATE REGULATIONS IN CONNECTION WITH THESE CREDITS, BUT IS NOT REQUIRED TO; TO AMEND SECTION 12-2-20, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE DEFINITION OF "PERSON" FOR PURPOSES OF ADMINISTRATION OF TAXES BY THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE, SO AS TO ADD A DEFINITION FOR "INDIVIDUAL"; TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-40, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO APPLICABILITY OF THE INTERNAL REVENUE CODE TO THIS STATE, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR A TAXPAYER FILING A STATE RETURN WITH AN APPROVAL FROM THE INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE; TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-545, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO INCOME TAX RATES FOR PASS-THROUGH TRADE AND BUSINESS INCOME, SO AS TO CORRECT A CROSS REFERENCE AND TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR AN ELECTION BY A TAXPAYER OWNING AN INTEREST IN A PASS-THROUGH BUSINESS FOR WHICH A PORTION OF THE ACTIVE INCOME IS RELATED TO HIS PERSONAL SERVICES; TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-1140, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DEDUCTIONS ALLOWED FROM SOUTH CAROLINA TAXABLE INCOME OF AN INDIVIDUAL, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR CERTIFICATION FROM A SUPERVISOR OF THE TAXPAYER CLAIMING THE DEDUCTION; TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-3360, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE JOB TAX CREDIT, SO AS TO CORRECT CROSS REFERENCES AND TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR DESIGNATION OF THE CORPORATE HEADQUARTERS OF A GENERAL CONTRACTOR LICENSED IN THIS STATE; TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-3535, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO CREDIT AGAINST THE STATE INCOME TAX FOR REHABILITATION OF A CERTIFIED HISTORIC STRUCTURE, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE FILING OF THE CERTIFICATION BY THE TAXPAYER WITH A TAX RETURN; TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-3585, RELATING TO THE TAX CREDIT FOR CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE INDUSTRY PARTNERSHIP FUND, SO AS TO SUBSTITUTE THE WORD "SINGLE" FOR "INDIVIDUAL" WHEN DESCRIBING THE TAXPAYER AND TO PROVIDE FOR AVAILABILITY OF THE QUALIFYING FORM TO THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE; TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-3587, RELATING TO A TAX CREDIT FOR INSTALLATION OF A SOLAR ENERGY HEATING OR COOLING SYSTEM, SO AS TO SPECIFY THAT THE INSTALLATION MUST BE DONE IN A BUILDING IN THIS STATE; TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-4980, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO EXTENSION OF TIME FOR FILING RETURNS, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR AN EXTENSION NOT TO EXCEED SIX MONTHS, TO DELETE THE REQUIREMENT THAT THE EXTENSION BE ALLOWED FOR GOOD CAUSE, AND TO DISALLOW ANOTHER EXTENSION FOR A TAXPAYER WHO FAILS TO MEET THE REQUIREMENT OF THE PREVIOUS EXTENSION; TO AMEND SECTION 12-8-580, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO INCOME TAX WITHHOLDING FROM A NONRESIDENT SELLER, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE REMITTANCE OF WITHHELD AMOUNTS BY A LENDING INSTITUTION, REAL ESTATE AGENT, OR CLOSING ATTORNEY; TO AMEND SECTION 12-8-590, RELATING TO WITHHOLDING INCOME TAX FROM A NONRESIDENT DISTRIBUTEE SO AS TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS; TO AMEND SECTION 12-8-2020, RELATING TO REFUND OR CREDIT FOR OVERPAYMENT OF WITHHELD TAX, SO AS TO DELETE THE REQUIREMENT THAT THE WITHHOLDING AGENT FURNISH EVIDENCE AND TO DELETE TIME AND DOLLAR AMOUNT LIMITATIONS; TO AMEND SECTION 12-20-90, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO LICENSE FEES FOR HOLDING COMPANIES, SO AS TO CORRECT A CROSS REFERENCE; TO AMEND SECTION 12-23-20, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO EXEMPTION FROM THE BUSINESS LICENSE TAX, SO AS TO CONFORM THE TIMES FOR WHICH THE ASSESSMENT OF TAXES MAY BE SUSPENDED; TO AMEND SECTION 12-36-2120, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO EXEMPTIONS FROM THE STATE SALES TAX, SO AS TO CONFORM THE TIMES FOR WHICH THE ASSESSMENT OF TAXES MAY BE SUSPENDED; TO AMEND SECTION 12-36-2510, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO A CERTIFICATE ALLOWING A TAXPAYER TO BUY TANGIBLE PERSONAL PROPERTY TAX FREE AND THE PURCHASER TO BE LIABLE FOR TAXES, SO AS TO MAKE A TECHNICAL CORRECTION; TO AMEND SECTION 12-37-270, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO CREDITS TO THE TRUST FUND FOR TAX RELIEF IN AN AMOUNT SUFFICIENT TO PAY REIMBURSEMENT, SO AS TO PERMIT, BUT NOT REQUIRE, THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE TO PROMULGATE REGULATIONS IN THAT CONNECTION; TO AMEND SECTION 12-54-70, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO EXTENSION OF TIME FOR FILING RETURNS OR PAYING TAXES, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR AN EXTENSION OF TIME NOT TO EXCEED SIX MONTHS AND TO DELETE THE REQUIREMENT THAT GOOD CAUSE BE SHOWN; TO AMEND SECTION 12-54-85, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO TIME LIMITS ON ASSESSMENTS, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE TOTAL OF ALL TAXES REQUIRED TO BE SHOWN ON A RETURN IN CONNECTION WITH DETERMINATION OF AN UNDERSTATEMENT OF TAXES, TO PROVIDE FOR TIME LIMITS FOR ASSESSMENT OF USE TAXES, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE TIME LIMITATIONS DO NOT APPLY TO SUCCESSOR LIABILITY STATUTES; TO AMEND SECTION 12-54-155, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PENALTIES FOR UNDERSTATEMENT OF TAXES, SO AS TO MAKE A TECHNICAL CORRECTION; TO AMEND SECTION 12-54-240, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DISCLOSURE OF RECORDS, REPORTS, AND RETURNS FILED WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR DISCLOSURE OF THE TAXPAYER'S ADDRESS AS SHOWN ON THE RETURN, TO OMIT A CROSS REFERENCE, AND TO ALLOW THE DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION IN CONNECTION WITH PROCEEDINGS AND RECORDS OF A CONTESTED CASE HEARING OF THE ADMINISTRATIVE LAW COURT PURSUANT TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA REVENUE PROCEDURES ACT; TO AMEND SECTION 12-60-20, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO LEGISLATIVE INTENT IN CONNECTION WITH THE SOUTH CAROLINA REVENUE PROCEDURES ACT, SO AS TO INCLUDE DISPUTES CONCERNING PROPERTY TAXES; TO AMEND SECTION 12-60-90, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE ADMINISTRATIVE TAX PROCESS, SO AS TO CORRECT A CROSS REFERENCE; TO AMEND SECTION 6-1-320, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE LIMIT ON PROPERTY TAX MILLAGE INCREASES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A REDUCTION IN POPULATION DOES NOT DECREASE THE APPLICABLE LIMIT; BY ADDING SECTION 12-4-535 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR A DEPARTMENT DETERMINATION AS TO VALUATION, ASSESSMENT, OR TAXATION OF PROPERTY; TO AMEND SECTION 12-4-320, RELATING TO POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE, SO AS TO INCLUDE PARTICIPATION IN A NATIONAL AUDIT PROGRAM BY WRITTEN AGREEMENT WITH THE MULTISTATE TAX COMMISSION AND IN AN INSTALLMENT PAYMENT AGREEMENT WITH A TAXPAYER; TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-40, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO APPLICATION OF THE INTERNAL REVENUE CODE TO STATE TAX LAWS, SO AS TO INCLUDE THE CODE THROUGH 2006; TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-50, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PROVISIONS OF THE INTERNAL REVENUE CODE NOT ADOPTED BY THE STATE, SO AS TO INCLUDE SECTION 54; TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-3360, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE JOB TAX CREDIT, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR A HIGHER TIER CREDIT FOR FIVE TAXABLE YEARS IN CERTAIN CASES; TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-3362, RELATING TO SMALL BUSINESS TAX CREDIT, SO AS TO COMMENCE THE CREDIT IN THE YEAR THE JOBS ARE CREATED AND TO PROVIDE FOR ITS CALCULATION; TO AMEND SECTION 12-36-2120, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO EXEMPTIONS FROM THE STATE'S SALES AND USE TAX, SO AS TO INCLUDE CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS USED TO BUILD OR EXPAND A MANUFACTURING OR DISTRIBUTION FACILITY OR A FACILITY THAT SERVES BOTH PURPOSES AT A SINGLE SITE; TO AMEND SECTION 12-54-200, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE REQUIREMENT OF A BOND TO SECURE THE PAYMENT OF TAXES, SO AS TO ALLOW FOR REQUIREMENT OF PAYMENT IN IMMEDIATELY AVAILABLE FUNDS IF THE AMOUNT DUE IS FIFTEEN THOUSAND DOLLARS OR MORE; TO AMEND SECTION 12-54-240, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DISCLOSURE RECORDS AND REPORTS FILED WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE, SO AS TO PERMIT DISCLOSURE TO THE STATE TREASURER IN CONNECTION WITH THE UNCLAIMED PROPERTY ACT AND, FURTHER, TO PERMIT THE EXCHANGE OF INFORMATION IN CONNECTION WITH THE VERIFICATION OF TAX CREDITS IN CONNECTION WITH THE VENTURE CAPITAL INVESTMENT ACT; TO AMEND SECTION 12-54-250, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO REQUIREMENT OF PAYMENT IN IMMEDIATELY AVAILABLE FUNDS, SO AS TO DEFINE MORE SPECIFICALLY "PAYMENT IN IMMEDIATELY AVAILABLE FUNDS"; TO AMEND SECTION 12-60-430, RELATING TO THE ESTIMATION OF TAX LIABILITY BY THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE, SO AS TO INCLUDE THE OCCASION OF A FRIVOLOUS RETURN OR REPORT AND TO PROVIDE FOR DISCLOSURE OF THE DATA IT USES IN THE ESTIMATION TO A COURT; TO AMEND SECTION 11-11-156, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO REIMBURSEMENTS TO SCHOOL DISTRICTS FROM THE HOMESTEAD EXEMPTION FUND, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR REIMBURSEMENTS IN THE CASE OF A REDEVELOPMENT PROJECT AREA; TO AMEND SECTION 11-45-55, RELATING TO TAX CREDIT CERTIFICATES IN CONNECTION WITH THE VENTURE CAPITAL INVESTMENT ACT, SO AS TO PERMIT THE EXCHANGE OF INFORMATION WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE AND OTHER AGENCIES; TO PROHIBIT THE ASSESSMENT OF A PENALTY AGAINST A SOUTH CAROLINA TAXPAYER FOR FOLLOWING SECTION 401 OF THE FEDERAL TAX INCREASE PREVENTION AND RECONCILIATION ACT OF 2005; BY ADDING SECTIONS 12-6-2252 AND 12-6-2295 SO AS TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR ALLOCATION AND APPORTIONMENT OF BUSINESS INCOME FOR STATE INCOME TAX PURPOSES BY BASING THE DETERMINATION ONLY ON A SALES FACTOR AND TO DEFINE THE TERMS "SALES" AND "GROSS RECEIPTS" CONSISTENTLY AND SPECIFICALLY FOR THAT PURPOSE; TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-2250, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE CONDUCT OF CERTAIN BUSINESSES IN THIS STATE, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE USE OF PROPERTY, PAYROLL, AND SALES RATIOS IN DETERMINING THE APPORTIONMENT AND ALLOCATION AND TO PROVIDE FOR RATES OF REDUCTION OF INCOME APPORTIONED TO THE STATE THROUGH TAXABLE YEARS BEGINNING IN 2007 THROUGH 2010; TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-2280, RELATING TO THE DEFINITION OF "SALES FACTOR", SO AS TO DELETE SOME EXAMPLES AND TO FURTHER EXPLAIN SALES TO THE UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT; TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-2290, RELATING TO APPORTIONMENT OF INCOME DERIVED FROM OTHER SOURCES, SO AS TO INCLUDE A CROSS REFERENCE TO THE NEW DEFINITION FOR "GROSS RECEIPTS"; TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-1130, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO COMPUTATION OF TAXABLE INCOME, SECTION 23-6-2240, RELATING TO APPORTIONMENT OF INCOME AFTER ALLOCATION, AND SECTION 23-6-2290, RELATING TO APPORTIONMENT OF INCOME DERIVED FROM OTHER SOURCES, ALL SO AS TO UPDATE A CROSS REFERENCE EFFECTIVE FOR TAXABLE YEARS BEGINNING AFTER 2010; TO REPEAL SECTION 12-6-2250 RELATING TO THE CONDUCT OF CERTAIN BUSINESSES IN THE STATE, SECTION 12-6-2260 RELATING TO THE PROPERTY FACTOR, AND SECTION 12-6-2270 RELATING TO THE PAYROLL FACTOR, ALL REPEALS EFFECTIVE FOR TAXABLE YEARS BEGINNING AFTER 2010; TO AMEND SECTION 6-5-10, RELATING TO THE AUTHORITY OF LOCAL GOVERNMENTAL ENTITIES TO INVEST, SO AS TO INCLUDE CERTAIN FEDERAL AND STATE OBLIGATIONS; TO AMEND SECTION 12-36-2120, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO SALES TAX EXEMPTIONS, SO AS TO ALLOW A SALES TAX EXEMPTION FOR AN AMUSEMENT PARK RIDE AND ANY PARTS, MACHINERY, AND EQUIPMENT USED TO ASSEMBLE AND MAKE UP AN AMUSEMENT PARK RIDE OR PERFORMANCE VENUE FACILITY AND ANY RELATED OR REQUIRED MACHINERY, EQUIPMENT, AND FIXTURES LOCATED IN AN AMUSEMENT PARK OR THEME PARK THAT MEETS CERTAIN INVESTMENT AND EMPLOYMENT QUALIFICATIONS; BY ADDING SECTION 12-14-80 SO AS TO ALLOW AN ECONOMIC IMPACT ZONE TAX CREDIT AGAINST THE CORPORATE INCOME TAX OR EMPLOYEES' WITHHOLDING TAX TO A MANUFACTURER THAT IS ENGAGED IN AT LEAST ONE ECONOMIC IMPACT ZONE, EMPLOYS FIVE THOUSAND OR MORE FULL-TIME WORKERS IN THIS STATE WITH A TOTAL CAPITAL INVESTMENT OF NOT LESS THAN TWO BILLION DOLLARS, AND HAS INVESTED FIVE HUNDRED MILLION DOLLARS IN THIS STATE; TO AMEND SECTION 12-37-220, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTIONS, SO AS TO ALLOW A COUNTY GOVERNING BODY TO EXEMPT FROM PROPERTY TAX 42.75 PERCENT OF THE FAIR MARKET VALUE OF A WATERCRAFT AND ITS MOTOR; TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-590, RELATING TO INCOME TAX TREATMENT OF "S" CORPORATIONS, SO AS TO REVISE THAT TREATMENT FOR A BANK SHAREHOLDER; TO AMEND SECTION 12-37-714, RELATING TO PROPERTY TAX ON BOATS WITH SITUS IN SOUTH CAROLINA, SO AS TO TOLL THE TIME PERIODS FOR THE LENGTH OF TIME A BOAT MUST REMAIN IN SOUTH CAROLINA FOR PURPOSES OF DETERMINING PROPERTY TAX ON A BOAT THAT IS SUBJECT TO A WRITTEN CONTRACT FOR REPAIRS IN THE STATE; TO AMEND SECTION 4-29-68, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO SPECIAL SOURCE REVENUE BONDS, SO AS TO ALLOW ADDITIONAL USES FOR BOND PROCEEDS, INCLUDING ACQUIRING AN AIRCRAFT; AND BY ADDING SECTION 46-3-260 SO AS TO ESTABLISH IN THE STATE TREASURY THE SOUTH CAROLINA RENEWABLE ENERGY INFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPMENT FUND AND PROVIDE FOR ITS OPERATIONS AND ADMINISTRATION.
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H. 3750 -- Rep. Brantley: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR DELORIS M. YOUNG, PASTOR AND FOUNDER OF THE GREATER PENTECOSTAL TEMPLE, INCORPORATED, FOR HER OUTSTANDING COMMITMENT TO THE CHURCH AND ITS PEOPLE AS THE CHURCH ENTERS INTO ITS TWENTY-SIXTH YEAR OF SERVICE TO THE GLORY OF GOD.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3751 -- Reps. Cato, Lowe, Crawford, Gullick, Bedingfield, Merrill, Leach, Hinson, Cotty, Shoopman, G.M. Smith, Bingham, McLeod, Haley, Bannister, Herbkersman, Stavrinakis, Clemmons, Witherspoon, J.M. Neal, Toole, Frye, Vick, Agnew, Bales, Ballentine, Barfield, Battle, Bowen, Brady, Branham, Breeland, Ceips, Chellis, Cobb-Hunter, Delleney, Gambrell, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Hiott, Kelly, Kirsh, Littlejohn, Mahaffey, Miller, Moss, Mulvaney, Ott, Pinson, Rice, Sandifer, Scarborough, Simrill, Skelton, G.R. Smith, Spires, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Umphlett, Viers, Whitmire, J.H. Neal, Duncan, Hamilton, R. Brown, Whipper, Loftis, Anthony, J.R. Smith, Mitchell, Neilson, Walker, Bowers, Hagood, Anderson, Owens, M.A. Pitts, Limehouse, G. Brown and Dantzler: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTIONS 38-71-1345, 38-71-1355, 38-71-1365, AND 38-71-1445 SO AS TO PROVIDE REQUIREMENTS, POWERS, DUTIES, AND RESTRICTIONS OF A SMALL EMPLOYER HEALTH GROUP COOPERATIVE, AND PROVIDE THAT THE SOUTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF INSURANCE AND OFFICE OF RESEARCH AND STATISTICS OF THE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD SHALL SUBMIT A REPORT TO THE OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR AND THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY BY JANUARY 1, 2010, ON THE EFFECTIVENESS OF THE HEALTH GROUP COOPERATIVE IN EXPANDING THE AVAILABILITY OF HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR SMALL EMPLOYERS; AND BY AMENDING SECTIONS 38-71-1320, 38-71-1330, 38-71-1340, AND 38-71-1350, RELATING TO SMALL EMPLOYER HEALTH INSURANCE AVAILABILITY, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT SMALL EMPLOYERS MAY FORM A COOPERATIVE FOR THE PURPOSE OF PROVIDING HEALTH INSURANCE TO THEIR EMPLOYEES, PROVIDE FOR THE DEFINITION OF "HEALTH GROUP COOPERATIVE", AND PROVIDE FOR THE GROUP SIZE FOR A HEALTH GROUP COOPERATIVE.
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H. 3752 -- Reps. Talley, Mitchell, Kelly, Littlejohn, Mahaffey, W.D. Smith and Walker: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE THE SPARTANBURG CHAPTER OF THE AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY'S RELAY FOR LIFE EVENT, TO BE HELD MAY 18, 2007, AT DORMAN HIGH SCHOOL, AS PART OF THE SOCIETY'S FIGHT AGAINST CANCER.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3753 -- Rep. G. Brown: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE DELPHINE CHINA BRADLEY, OF THE DALZELL-REMBERT SECTION OF SUMTER COUNTY, ON THE OCCASION OF HER FIFTIETH BIRTHDAY AND TO WISH HER A JOYOUS BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION AND MANY MORE YEARS OF HEALTH AND HAPPINESS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3754 -- Reps. Pinson, Parks and M.A. Pitts: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR TO THE SCHOOL OFFICIALS, COACHES, AND ATHLETES OF THE GREENWOOD CHRISTIAN SCHOOL "LADY HAWKS" BASKETBALL TEAM, AT A DATE AND TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, TO CONGRATULATE THEM ON THEIR OUTSTANDING WIN OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA INDEPENDENT SCHOOLS ASSOCIATION (SCISA) IIA STATE BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIP, AND TO HONOR THE PLAYERS AND THEIR COACH, TED HINZMAN, ON AN EXCEPTIONAL SEASON.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3755 -- Reps. Pinson, Parks and M.A. Pitts: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE THE GREENWOOD CHRISTIAN SCHOOL "LADY HAWKS" BASKETBALL TEAM ON ITS OUTSTANDING WIN OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA INDEPENDENT SCHOOLS ASSOCIATION (SCISA) IIA STATE BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIP, AND TO HONOR THE PLAYERS AND THEIR COACH, TED HINZMAN, ON AN EXCEPTIONAL SEASON.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3756 -- Rep. Harrell: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO ACKNOWLEDGE AND HONOR THE IMPORTANCE OF THE ISSUANCE OF THE FIRST VIRGINIA CHARTER OVER FOUR HUNDRED YEARS AGO WHICH MAY BE THOUGHT OF AS THE BIRTH CERTIFICATE OF AMERICA CIVILIZATION AND TO EXTEND CONGRATULATIONS AND BEST WISHES TO OUR SISTER STATE, THE COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA, IN COMMEMORATION OF THIS HISTORIC EVENT.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3757 -- Reps. Cato, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hinson, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kelly, Kennedy, Kirsh, Knight, Leach, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Loftis, Lowe, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Mitchell, Moody-Lawrence, Moss, Mulvaney, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rice, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sellers, Shoopman, Simrill, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Spires, Stavrinakis, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Umphlett, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Williams, Witherspoon and Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE THE AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF ARCHITECTS ON ITS 150TH ANNIVERSARY AND TO PROCLAIM APRIL 9-14, 2007, AS SOUTH CAROLINA ARCHITECTURE WEEK.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3758 -- Reps. J.R. Smith, Clyburn, Hosey, Perry, D.C. Smith, Spires, Stewart, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clemmons, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hinson, Hiott, Hodges, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kelly, Kennedy, Kirsh, Knight, Leach, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Loftis, Lowe, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Mitchell, Moody-Lawrence, Moss, Mulvaney, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rice, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sellers, Shoopman, Simrill, Skelton, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, W.D. Smith, Stavrinakis, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Umphlett, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Williams, Witherspoon and Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO HONOR ROBERT A. PEDDE, PRESIDENT OF THE WASHINGTON SAVANNAH RIVER COMPANY, ON THE OCCASION OF HIS NEW ASSIGNMENT AS EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT OF INTERNATIONAL GOVERNMENT NUCLEAR PROGRAMS FOR THE ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENT BUSINESS UNIT, AND TO COMMEND THE OUTSTANDING VISION AND LEADERSHIP MR. PEDDE HAS EXHIBITED DURING HIS YEARS AT THE SAVANNAH RIVER SITE.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3759 -- Reps. Knight, 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 BASKETBALL TEAM, COACHES, AND SCHOOL OFFICIALS, AT A DATE AND TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF RECOGNIZING AND COMMENDING THEM ON THEIR OUTSTANDING SEASON AND FOR CAPTURING THE 2007 SOUTH CAROLINA INDEPENDENT SCHOOL ASSOCIATION CLASS AAA STATE BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3760 -- Reps. Knight, Chellis, Young and Harrell: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND THE PINEWOOD PREPARATORY SCHOOL BASKETBALL TEAM FOR ITS OUTSTANDING SEASON AND FOR CAPTURING THE 2007 SOUTH CAROLINA INDEPENDENT SCHOOL ASSOCIATION CLASS AAA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE, AND TO HONOR THE TEAM'S EXCEPTIONAL PLAYERS, COACHES, AND STAFF.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3761 -- Reps. Williams and Jefferson: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR LILLIAN SWENTON WILLIAMS, NATIVE OF FLORENCE COUNTY, ON THE HAPPY OCCASION OF HER ONE HUNDREDTH BIRTHDAY, AND TO WISH HER ALL THE BEST IN THE COMING YEARS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3762 -- Reps. Herbkersman, Agnew, Bingham, Ceips, Cobb-Hunter, Cooper, Funderburk, Gambrell, Harvin, Hayes, Hinson, Jennings, Merrill, J.H. Neal, Ott and White: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 6-1-155 SO AS TO ESTABLISH AN ACCOUNT IN THE STATE TREASURY CONSISTING OF SALES AND USE TAX REVENUES ATTRIBUTABLE TO THE DELETION OF AN EXEMPTION AND TO PROVIDE THAT THIS REVENUE MUST BE DISTRIBUTED UPON APPLICATION TO COASTAL MUNICIPALITIES AND COUNTIES AND USED TO MAINTAIN SALT WATER QUALITY IN SAA WATERS NEAR CHANNELS USED BY SHIPS IN INTERCOASTAL TRADE AND FOREIGN COMMERCE; AND TO AMEND SECTION 12-36-2120, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO SALES AND USE TAX EXEMPTIONS, SO AS TO DELETE THE EXEMPTION FOR FUEL, LUBRICANTS, AND SUPPLIES USED ON SHIPS IN INTERCOASTAL TRADE OR FOREIGN COMMERCE.
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H. 3763 -- Reps. Limehouse, Loftis, Barfield, Chellis, Clemmons, Hagood, Hardwick, Hayes, Scarborough, Umphlett, Viers, Witherspoon, Bannister and Toole: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-37-220, AS AMENDED, THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO GENERAL EXEMPTION FROM PROPERTY TAX, SO AS TO EXEMPT FROM THE PROPERTY TAX SIXTY-TWO PERCENT OF THE FAIR MARKET VALUE OF A WATERCRAFT AND ITS MOTOR, IF IT IS NOT ATTACHED TO THE WATERCRAFT; AND TO AMEND SECTION 12-37-714, RELATING TO PROPERTY TAX ON BOATS WITH SITUS IN SOUTH CAROLINA, SO AS TO INCREASE THE NUMBER OF DAYS A BOAT THAT IS USED IN INTERSTATE COMMERCE MUST BE PRESENT IN THE STATE TO BE SUBJECT TO THE PROPERTY TAX FROM THIRTY DAYS TO NINETY DAYS, AND TO INCREASE THE NUMBER OF DAYS A BOAT THAT IS NOT USED IN INTERSTATE COMMERCE MUST BE PRESENT IN THE STATE FROM SIXTY CONSECUTIVE DAYS TO ONE HUNDRED TWENTY CONSECUTIVE DAYS.
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H. 3764 -- Reps. Allen, F.N. Smith, Duncan, Mitchell, Davenport, Govan, Bales, Clyburn, Hosey, Ott and Talley: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 16-3-655, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO CRIMINAL SEXUAL CONDUCT WITH A MINOR, SO AS TO PROVIDE AN INCREASED PENALTY FOR CERTAIN SCHOOL PERSONNEL WHO COMMIT THESE OFFENSES AGAINST STUDENTS.
Introduced and Committed
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H. 3765 -- Reps. Edge, Merrill, Witherspoon, Hardwick, Ceips, Duncan, Herbkersman, Spires, Taylor, Viers, Chalk, Clemmons, Barfield, Loftis, Scarborough, Hagood, Stavrinakis and Limehouse: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-37-220, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO GENERAL EXEMPTION FROM PROPERTY TAX, SO AS TO EXEMPT FROM THE PROPERTY TAX SIXTY-TWO PERCENT OF THE FAIR MARKET VALUE OF A WATERCRAFT AND ITS MOTOR, IF IT IS NOT ATTACHED TO THE WATERCRAFT; AND TO AMEND SECTION 12-37-714, RELATING TO PROPERTY TAX ON BOATS WITH SITUS IN SOUTH CAROLINA, SO AS TO INCREASE THE NUMBER OF DAYS A BOAT THAT IS USED IN INTERSTATE COMMERCE MUST BE PRESENT IN THE STATE TO BE SUBJECT TO THE PROPERTY TAX FROM THIRTY DAYS TO NINETY DAYS, AND TO INCREASE THE NUMBER OF DAYS A BOAT THAT IS NOT USED IN INTERSTATE COMMERCE MUST BE PRESENT IN THE STATE FROM SIXTY CONSECUTIVE DAYS TO ONE HUNDRED TWENTY CONSECUTIVE DAYS.
Introduced and Committed
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H. 3766 -- Reps. Viers and Delleney: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 44-41-330, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PREREQUISITES FOR PERFORMANCE TO ABORTION, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT EXCEPT IN THE CASE OF A MEDICAL EMERGENCY, AN ABORTION MAY NOT BE PERFORMED SOONER THAN TWENTY-FOUR HOURS AFTER THE WOMAN RECEIVES THE WRITTEN MATERIALS REQUIRED PURSUANT TO THE WOMAN'S RIGHT TO KNOW ACT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3767 -- Reps. Harvin, Anthony, Breeland, Gullick, Jennings, Kirsh, Miller and Umphlett: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 7, TITLE 59, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT ON JULY 1, 2007, THE DUTIES, FUNCTIONS, ASSETS, LIABILITIES, AND PERSONNEL OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION ARE TRANSFERRED TO THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO OPERATE AS A SEPARATE DIVISION OF THE DEPARTMENT, AND TO PROVIDE THAT ON JULY 1, 2007, THE MEMBERS OF THE EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION SHALL ACT AS AN ADVISORY BOARD OF THE DEPARTMENT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3768 -- Rep. Bales: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND EDITH L. CUNNINGHAM, OF RICHLAND COUNTY, FOR HER OUTSTANDING SERVICE AT BELLSOUTH UPON THE OCCASION OF HER RETIREMENT, AND TO WISH HER MUCH SUCCESS AND HAPPINESS IN ALL HER FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3769 -- Reps. J.H. Neal, F.N. Smith, Rutherford, Govan, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Hodges, Howard, Jefferson, McLeod and Ott: 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. 3770 -- Reps. Ceips, Chalk, G.R. Smith, Brantley, Hardwick, Brady, Cato, Hamilton, Haskins, Leach and J.R. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, SO AS TO ENACT THE "SENIOR PROTECTION ACT" BY ADDING SECTION 16-3-614 SO AS TO CREATE AN ADDITIONAL PENALTY FOR A PERSON WHO COMMITS AN ASSAULT AND BATTERY OFFENSE AGAINST A PERSON SEVENTY YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE ADDITIONAL PENALTY IS MANDATORY AND MUST BE SERVED CONSECUTIVELY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3771 -- Reps. Harrison and Bales: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 23-15-110, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE PROHIBITION ON A SHERIFF, DEPUTY SHERIFF, OR SHERIFF'S CLERK FROM PRACTICING LAW OR HOLDING THE OFFICE OF CLERK OF COURT, SO AS TO REMOVE THE PROHIBITION REGARDING THE PRACTICE OF LAW.
Introduced and Committed
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3rd Reading
Recalled

H. 3772 -- Reps. Spires, Brantley, Bingham, Frye and Haley: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 44-53-360, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PRESCRIPTIONS FOR CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT SCHEDULE II PRESCRIPTIONS IDENTICAL TO A PREVIOUSLY PRESCRIBED DRUG MAY NOT BE WRITTEN OR DISPENSED EARLIER THAN FORTY-EIGHT HOURS FROM THE DATE THE PREVIOUS PRESCRIPTION WOULD BE EXHAUSTED AND TO PROVIDE EXCEPTIONS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3773 -- Rep. Gullick: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND MR. TERRY C. PLUMB, OF ROCK HILL, FOR NEARLY THIRTY-SEVEN YEARS OF DEDICATED SERVICE IN THE FIELD OF JOURNALISM UPON HIS RETIREMENT, AND TO WISH HIM MANY YEARS OF HEALTH AND HAPPINESS IN HIS FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3774 -- Reps. Spires, Frye, Brantley, Huggins, Lowe, Witherspoon, Bales, Ballentine, Bingham, Bowen, Ceips, Cobb-Hunter, Gambrell, Haley, Haskins, Herbkersman, Jefferson, Kelly, Knight, Leach, E.H. Pitts, Sandifer, Shoopman, G.R. Smith, Toole, Williams and Mahaffey: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 3 TO CHAPTER 117, TITLE 44 TO ENACT THE "SOUTH CAROLINA ELECTRONIC TRANSMISSION PRESCRIPTION ACT" SO AS TO ESTABLISH THE REQUIREMENTS FOR TRANSMITTING A PRESCRIPTION ELECTRONICALLY, TO PROVIDE PROCEDURES FOR MAINTAINING THE CONFIDENTIALITY OF INFORMATION IN THE ELECTRONIC TRANSMISSION OF PRESCRIPTIONS, TO PROVIDE SANCTIONS THAT MAY BE IMPOSED BY THE BOARD OF PHARMACY FOR FAILING TO MAINTAIN CONFIDENTIALITY, AND TO PROHIBIT A PHARMACIST OR PHARMACY FROM PROVIDING ELECTRONIC DEVICES TO PRACTITIONERS OR FACILITIES AS AN INCENTIVE TO REFER PATIENTS TO THAT PHARMACIST OR PHARMACY; TO DESIGNATE SECTIONS 44-117-10 THROUGH 44-117-50 AS ARTICLE 1 OF CHAPTER 117, TITLE 44, ENTITLED "PRESCRIPTION INFORMATION PRIVACY ACT"; AND TO RENAME CHAPTER 117 OF TITLE 44, "PRESCRIPTION INFORMATION AND TRANSMISSION".
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3775 -- Reps. Skelton, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hinson, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kelly, Kennedy, Kirsh, Knight, Leach, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Loftis, Lowe, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Mitchell, Moody-Lawrence, Moss, Mulvaney, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rice, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sellers, Shoopman, Simrill, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Spires, Stavrinakis, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Umphlett, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Williams, Witherspoon and Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO COMMEMORATE THE TWO HUNDREDTH ANNIVERSARY OF THE BIRTH OF THOMAS GREEN CLEMSON, BORN IN PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA, ON JULY 1, 1807.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3776 -- Rep. Gullick: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 5-7-12, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO SCHOOL RESOURCE OFFICERS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT BEGINNING WITH SCHOOL YEAR 2008-2009 WITH FUNDS APPROPRIATED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY FOR THIS PURPOSE, A SCHOOL RESOURCE OFFICER SHALL BE PROVIDED BY THE GOVERNING BODY OF A MUNICIPALITY OR COUNTY IN THE MANNER PROVIDED BY LAW TO EACH MIDDLE SCHOOL OR HIGH SCHOOL WITHIN ITS JURISDICTION THAT DOES NOT HAVE A SCHOOL-RESOURCE OFFICER ASSIGNED TO IT; TO AMEND SECTION 59-63-240, RELATING TO THE EXPULSION OF STUDENTS, SO AS TO REQUIRE THE EXPULSION OF STUDENTS FOR AT LEAST ONE YEAR WHO COMMIT CERTAIN CRIMINAL OFFENSES; TO AMEND SECTION 59-63-320, RELATING TO SCHOOL CRIME REPORTING BY THE SCHOOL DISTRICTS OF THIS STATE, SO AS TO ALSO REQUIRE LOCAL SCHOOL OFFICIALS TO REPORT EVIDENCES OF GANG ACTIVITY AND ANY PORTION OF THAT GANG ACTIVITY WHICH SCHOOL OFFICIALS BELIEVE CONSTITUTES CRIMINAL CONDUCT, AND TO PROVIDE THAT LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICIALS IN TURN SHALL NOTIFY SCHOOL OFFICIALS OF A LOCAL DISTRICT WHEN THEY ASCERTAIN THAT GANGS ARE UNDERTAKING ACTIVITIES AT PARTICULAR SCHOOLS WITHIN THE DISTRICT; TO AMEND SECTION 59-63-380, RELATING TO IMMUNITY OF SCHOOL OFFICIALS WHEN REPORTING SCHOOL RELATED CRIMES, SO AS TO ALSO EXTEND IMMUNITY TO SCHOOL OFFICIALS WHEN TAKING ACTION IN GOOD FAITH TO STOP OR PREVENT SCHOOL-RELATED CRIMES; TO AMEND SECTION 59-63-1120, RELATING TO SEARCHES BY SCHOOL ADMINISTRATORS OR OFFICIALS WITH OR WITHOUT PROBABLE CAUSE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT SCHOOL ADMINISTRATORS AND OFFICIALS MAY CAUSE SEARCHES TO BE CONDUCTED BY LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICIALS WITH DRUG DOGS AND MAY ALSO UTILIZE SURVEILLANCE CAMERAS UNDER SPECIFIED CONDITIONS; TO ADD SECTION 59-63-1410 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT BEGINNING WITH THE 2008-2009 SCHOOL YEAR THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION, WITHIN AVAILABLE FUNDS PROVIDED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY, SHALL ESTABLISH IN CONJUNCTION WITH LOCAL SCHOOL OFFICIALS ALTERNATIVE SCHOOLS IN THOSE DISTRICTS OR COMBINATION OF DISTRICTS WHERE ALTERNATIVE SCHOOLS ARE NOT YET ESTABLISHED AND FOR WHICH THERE IS A JUSTIFIED NEED; AND TO ADD SECTION 59-63-1420 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT BEGINNING JULY 1, 2008, STUDENTS WHO HAVE BEEN EXPELLED OR SUSPENDED FROM SCHOOL ALSO MAY ATTEND ALTERNATIVE SCHOOLS IN THE MANNER AND UNDER THE CONDITIONS PROVIDED BY THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION BY REGULATION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3777 -- Reps. Witherspoon, Duncan, Umphlett and Hiott: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 46-33-85 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PHYTOSANITARY CERTIFICATE OR A PERMIT MAY BE ISSUED BY AN INSPECTOR FOR INTRASTATE AND INTERSTATE SHIPMENTS OF CONIFER AND HARDWOOD SEEDLINGS TO VERIFY THAT THEY ARE APPARENTLY FREE OF PESTS AND DISEASES, AND TO PROVIDE THAT TO ENSURE PEST AND DISEASE-FREE PLANT MATERIAL, THE PREFERRED METHOD OF TREATMENT IS FUMIGATION USING METHYL BROMIDE IN SEEDLING PLANT BEDS PRIOR TO SEEDING.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3778 -- Rep. Rutherford: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE PROFOUND SORROW OF THE MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES UPON THE DEATH OF MRS. DELIA PERKINS "DEE" WHALEY, OF RICHLAND COUNTY, AND TO EXTEND THE DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO HER FAMILY AND MANY FRIENDS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3779 -- Rep. Kirsh: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 17-1-40, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE DESTRUCTION OF CRIMINAL RECORDS WHEN A CHARGE AGAINST A PERSON IS DISCHARGED, DISMISSED, OR THE PERSON IS FOUND INNOCENT OF THE CHARGE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A MUNICIPAL, COUNTY, OR STATE AGENCY MAY NOT COLLECT A FEE FOR THE DESTRUCTION OF RECORDS UNDER THESE CIRCUMSTANCES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3780 -- Reps. Loftis, Cotty, Whipper, Bedingfield, G.R. Smith, Davenport, Duncan, Mitchell, Hardwick, Haskins, Brantley, Anthony, Ballentine, Bannister, Bingham, Bowen, Brady, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clemmons, Cooper, Dantzler, Edge, Funderburk, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Harrell, Harrison, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hinson, Hiott, Huggins, Kelly, Leach, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lowe, Lucas, Mahaffey, Merrill, Mulvaney, Neilson, Owens, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, Rice, Sandifer, Scarborough, Shoopman, Simrill, F.N. Smith, W.D. Smith, Stewart, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Umphlett, Viers, Walker, Sellers, Hart and Alexander: A BILL TO AMEND TITLE 57, THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING CHAPTER 6 TO ENACT THE "TRANSPORTATION PERFORMANCE AND ACCOUNTABILITY ACT OF 2007" SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION SHALL IMPLEMENT THE TRAFFIC CONGESTION REDUCTION PROGRAM WHOSE PURPOSE IS TO MINIMIZE TRAFFIC CONGESTION ALONG THE STATE'S HIGHWAYS IN ORDER TO PROMOTE ECONOMIC GROWTH WITHIN THE STATE AND CONTRIBUTE TO THE WELL-BEING AND SAFETY OF THE STATE'S CITIZENS.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3781 -- Reps. Harrison and Cotty: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 7-7-465, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE DESIGNATION OF VOTING PRECINCTS IN RICHLAND COUNTY, SO AS TO REVISE AND ADD CERTAIN VOTING PRECINCTS OF RICHLAND 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 AND PROVIDE THAT POLLING PLACES MUST BE SELECTED BY THE RICHLAND COUNTY ELECTION COMMISSION UPON APPROVAL OF A MAJORITY OF THE LEGISLATIVE DELEGATION.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recalled

H. 3782 -- Reps. Rice, Hiott and Owens: A BILL TO AMEND ACT 260 OF 1981, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE PICKENS COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD OF TRUSTEES, SO AS TO REVISE THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE BOARD TO SIX FOUR-YEAR SEATS, EACH OF WHICH IS ELECTED FROM A SINGLE-MEMBER DISTRICT, TO PROVIDE FOR THE TERMINATIONS OF EXISTING AT-LARGE SEATS, TO PROVIDE THAT THE BOARD ELECT ITS CHAIRMAN, TO PROVIDE FOR A SPECIAL ELECTION TO FILL A SEAT VACATED BEFORE THE END OF ITS TERM, AND TO MAKE CONFORMING CHANGES.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Ratified

H. 3783 -- Reps. Limehouse, Crawford and Bales: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-33-210, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO BIENNIAL LICENSE TAXES GRANTED PURSUANT TO THE ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE CONTROL ACT, SO AS TO REDUCE THE BIENNIAL FEE FOR THE MANUFACTURER'S LICENSE FROM FIFTY THOUSAND DOLLARS TO ONE THOUSAND DOLLARS; TO AMEND SECTION 12-21-2720, RELATING TO LICENSING OF COIN-OPERATED MACHINES, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR AN INCREASED FEE ON CLASS TWO MACHINES TO BE USED FOR VIDEO GAMING ENFORCEMENT; AND BY ADDING SECTION 61-2-105 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR AN INCREASED FEE FOR ALCOHOLIC LIQUOR AND BEER AND WINE LICENSES, TO BE USED TO OFFSET COSTS FOR INSPECTIONS, INVESTIGATIONS, AND ENFORCEMENT.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Reconsidered
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 3784 -- Reps. Knight, Chellis, Harrell and Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND THE PINEWOOD PREPARATORY SCHOOL "LADY PANTHERS" SWIM TEAM ON ITS IMPRESSIVE WIN OF THE 2006 SOUTH CAROLINA INDEPENDENT SCHOOL ASSOCIATION CLASS AAA STATE GIRLS SWIMMING CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE, AND TO HONOR THE SWIMMERS, HEAD COACH JESSICA DAWBER, AND ASSISTANT COACH CAROLYN KELLER ON AN EXCEPTIONAL SEASON.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3785 -- Reps. Knight, Chellis, Harrell and Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE PINEWOOD PREPARATORY SCHOOL "LADY PANTHERS" SWIM TEAM, COACHES, AND SCHOOL OFFICIALS, AT A DATE AND TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF RECOGNIZING AND COMMENDING THEM ON THEIR OUTSTANDING SEASON AND FOR CAPTURING THE 2006 SOUTH CAROLINA INDEPENDENT SCHOOL ASSOCIATION CLASS AAA STATE GIRLS SWIMMING CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3786 -- Reps. Neilson, Lucas and Williams: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR PASTOR WILLIAM "CALVIN" DANIELS FOR HIS MANY YEARS OF OUTSTANDING SERVICE AS A CIVIC LEADER AND MINISTER OF GOD.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3787 -- Reps. Neilson, Lucas and Williams: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR BRENDA BYRD, OF DARLINGTON COUNTY, FOR BEING NAMED WINNER OF THE WOMEN'S BASKETBALL COACHES ASSOCIATION 2007 JOSTENS-BERENSON LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3788 -- Rep. Cotty: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE LUGOFF-ELGIN MIDDLE SCHOOL FOR BEING NAMED SOUTH CAROLINA'S FIRST "SCHOOL TO WATCH" BY THE NATIONAL FORUM TO ACCELERATE MIDDLE-GRADES REFORM.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3789 -- Reps. Kirsh and Cooper: A BILL TO RETITLE ARTICLE 5, CHAPTER 11, TITLE 1, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO EMPLOYEES AND RETIREMENT INSURANCE AS "EMPLOYEES AND RETIREES INSURANCE-ACCOUNTING FOR POST-EMPLOYMENT BENEFITS", TO MAKE FINDINGS WITH RESPECT TO THE STATE'S COMPLIANCE WITH NEW REQUIREMENTS OF THE GOVERNMENTAL ACCOUNTING STANDARDS BOARD FOR POST-EMPLOYMENT BENEFITS; BY ADDING SECTIONS 1-11-703, 1-11-705, AND 1-11-707 SO AS TO ESTABLISH THE SOUTH CAROLINA RETIREE HEALTH INSURANCE TRUST FUND (SCRHI TRUST FUND) AND THE SOUTH CAROLINA LONG TERM DISABILITY INSURANCE TRUST FUND AS THE METHOD OF PAYING AND ACCOUNTING FOR RETIREE HEALTH INSURANCE PREMIUMS AND BASIC LONG TERM DISABILITY INCOME BENEFIT PLAN PREMIUMS IN COMPLIANCE WITH NEW ACCOUNTING STANDARDS, TO PROVIDE FOR THE ACTUARIAL FUNDING AND INVESTMENT OF THE ASSETS OF THESE TRUST FUNDS, AND TO PROVIDE DEFINITIONS; TO AMEND SECTION 1-11-710, RELATING TO THE STATE HEALTH AND DENTAL PLANS, SO AS TO PROVIDE FUNDING FOR THE SCRHI TRUST FUND BY MEANS OF INCREASED EMPLOYER CONTRIBUTION RATES; AND TO AMEND SECTION 1-11-730, RELATING TO PERSONS ELIGIBLE FOR POST-EMPLOYMENT PARTICIPATION IN THE STATE HEALTH AND DENTAL PLANS AND ELIGIBILITY FOR EMPLOYER PAID PREMIUMS FOR RETIREES, SO AS TO CONFORM THE PAYMENT OF EMPLOYER PREMIUMS FOR RETIREES TO THE REVISED METHOD PROVIDED IN THIS ACT, PROSPECTIVELY TO REVISE THE ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR EMPLOYER PAID PREMIUMS FOR RETIREES, AND TO DELETE AN OBSOLETE PROVISION.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Proposed Amendment
Point of Order

H. 3790 -- Rep. Kirsh: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 23-3-560 SO AS TO PROHIBIT A REGISTERED SEX OFFENDER FROM LIVING WITHIN A ONE-MILE RADIUS OF A SCHOOL AND TO PROVIDE A PENALTY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3791 -- Rep. Knight: 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.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3792 -- Reps. Duncan, Barfield, Crawford and Limehouse: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 15-29-110 SO AS TO AUTHORIZE PUBLICATION OF PUBLIC OR LEGAL NOTICES OR ADVERTISEMENTS THROUGH PUBLIC NOTICE WEB SITES WHEN PUBLIC OR LEGAL NOTICE OR ADVERTISEMENT IS REQUIRED BY LAW AND TO ESTABLISH CERTAIN REQUIREMENTS AND PROCEDURES THAT MUST BE FOLLOWED BY PUBLIC NOTICE WEB SITE PROVIDERS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3793 -- Reps. Davenport, Brantley, Rutherford, Cotty, Mitchell, Alexander, Anthony, Ballentine, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Branham, G. Brown, Cato, Chalk, Chellis, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Dantzler, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Gambrell, Hagood, Hamilton, Hardwick, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kelly, Knight, Leach, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Mahaffey, Merrill, Moss, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Perry, Pinson, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Simrill, D.C. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Spires, Talley, Taylor, Toole, Umphlett, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whitmire and Witherspoon: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 59-149-10, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO LIFE SCHOLARSHIPS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A "PUBLIC OR INDEPENDENT INSTITUTION" A STUDENT MAY ATTEND TO RECEIVE A LIFE SCHOLARSHIP INCLUDES AN INSTITUTION THAT OFFERS A DOCTORATE OF CHIROPRACTIC DEGREE PROGRAM, WAS FOUNDED IN 1973, IS ACCREDITED BY THE COMMISSION ON COLLEGES OF THE SOUTHERN ASSOCIATION OF COLLEGES AND SCHOOLS AND THE COMMISSION OF ACCREDITATION OF THE COUNCIL ON CHIROPRACTIC EDUCATION, AND IS LOCATED IN SOUTH CAROLINA.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3794 -- Reps. Littlejohn, Davenport, Walker, Mitchell, Anthony, Mahaffey, W.D. Smith and Umphlett: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 1-11-720, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO ENTITIES WHOSE EMPLOYEES AND RETIREES ARE ALLOWED TO PARTICIPATE IN THE STATE HEALTH AND DENTAL INSURANCE PLANS, SO AS TO UPDATE REFERENCES RELATING TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF DISABILITIES AND SPECIAL NEEDS AND TO ALLOW EMPLOYEES OF BERKELEY CITIZENS, BABCOCK CENTER, CHARLES LEA CENTER, AND TRI DEVELOPMENT CENTER OF AIKEN COUNTY TO PARTICIPATE IN THESE PLANS; AND TO AMEND SECTION 9-1-10, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS FOR PURPOSES OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA RETIREMENT SYSTEM, SO AS TO UPDATE REFERENCES RELATING TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF DISABILITIES IN THE DEFINITIONS OF "EMPLOYEE" AND "EMPLOYER" AND TO INCLUDE WITHIN THOSE DEFINITIONS BERKELEY CITIZENS, BABCOCK CENTER, CHARLES LEA CENTER, AND TRI DEVELOPMENT CENTER OF AIKEN COUNTY.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3795 -- Reps. Govan, Hosey, Sellers, Howard and J.H. Neal: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO DIRECT THE SOUTH CAROLINA COMMISSION OF ARCHIVES AND HISTORY TO ESTABLISH THE SOUTH CAROLINA AFRICAN-AMERICAN HERITAGE COMMISSION TO ASSIST AND ENHANCE THE DEPARTMENT'S EFFORTS TO PRESERVE AND PROMOTE HISTORIC PROPERTIES REFLECTING THE STATE'S AFRICAN-AMERICAN HERITAGE; AND TO AUTHORIZE THE DEPARTMENT TO PROVIDE STAFF ASSISTANCE AND FUNDING FOR THE COMMISSION.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Ratified

H. 3796 -- Reps. Ceips, G.M. Smith, Weeks, Anderson, G. Brown, Edge, Harrison and McLeod: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-1140, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DEDUCTIONS FROM SOUTH CAROLINA TAXABLE INCOME OF INDIVIDUALS FOR PURPOSES OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA INCOME TAX ACT, SO AS TO ALLOW THE DEDUCTION OF RETIREMENT BENEFITS ATTRIBUTABLE TO SERVICE ON ACTIVE DUTY IN THE ARMED FORCES OF THE UNITED STATES; AND TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-1170, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE RETIREMENT INCOME DEDUCTION, SO AS TO CONFORM THIS DEDUCTION TO THE MILITARY RETIREMENT DEDUCTION ALLOWED BY THIS ACT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3797 -- Rep. Chalk: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 44-7-130, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS USED IN CONNECTION WITH THE LICENSURE OF HEALTH FACILITIES, SO AS TO ADD A DEFINITION FOR AN "IN-HOME CARE SERVICE PROVIDER"; AND TO AMEND SECTION 44-7-260, RELATING TO REQUIREMENTS FOR LICENSURE OF A HEALTH FACILITY, SO AS TO MAKE THE LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS APPLICABLE TO AN "IN-HOME CARE SERVICE PROVIDER".
Introduced and Committed

H. 3798 -- Rep. G.R. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 20-1-20, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO A PERSON WHO MAY PERFORM MARRIAGE CEREMONIES, SO AS TO ALSO INCLUDE THE CHIEF OF A NATIVE AMERICAN INDIAN ENTITY RECOGNIZED BY THE SOUTH CAROLINA COMMISSION FOR MINORITY AFFAIRS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Point of Order

H. 3799 -- Reps. Thompson, Chellis, G.M. Smith, Leach, Cato, Shoopman and Sandifer: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 42-15-85 TO CHAPTER 15, TITLE 42 SO AS TO REQUIRE THE BURDEN OF PROOF IN A WORKERS' COMPENSATION CLAIM TO BE ON THE EMPLOYEE, TO PROVIDE HOW CAUSATION IN MEDICALLY COMPLEX CASES MUST BE PROVEN, AND TO DEFINE EXPERT WITNESS; TO AMEND SECTION 38-55-530, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS AS USED IN THE OMNIBUS INSURANCE FRAUD AND REPORTING IMMUNITY ACT, SO AS TO FURTHER DEFINE "FALSE STATEMENT AND MISREPRESENTATION"; TO AMEND SECTION 38-55-540, RELATING TO CRIMINAL PENALTIES FOR MAKING FALSE STATEMENTS OR MISREPRESENTATIONS, SO AS TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL FELONY OFFENSES; TO AMEND SECTION 38-55-560, RELATING TO THE INSURANCE FRAUD DIVISION IN THE OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL, SO AS TO AUTHORIZE THE ATTORNEY GENERAL TO HIRE A FORENSIC ACCOUNTANT; TO AMEND SECTION 42-1-10, RELATING TO THE CITATION AND REFERENCES TO TERMS USED IN THE WORKERS' COMPENSATION LAW, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE PURPOSES OF THE WORKERS' COMPENSATION LAW; TO AMEND SECTION 42-1-160, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE DEFINITIONS OF "INJURY" AND "PERSONAL INJURY", SO AS TO FURTHER DEFINE THESE TERMS AND TO ADD A DEFINITION FOR "ACCIDENT"; TO AMEND SECTION 42-9-30, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE AMOUNT OF COMPENSATION AND THE PERIOD OF DISABILITY FOR CERTAIN INJURIES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT AWARDS MUST BE DETERMINED BASED ON CERTAIN FACTORS, TO DEFINE "PERMANENT MEDICAL IMPAIRMENT", AND TO DELETE THE EXCEPTION FOR FIFTY PERCENT OR MORE LOSS OF THE USE OF THE BACK FOR COMPENSATION TO BE PAID UNDER THE SCHEDULE; TO AMEND SECTION 42-9-400, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE DEFINITION OF "PERMANENT PHYSICAL IMPAIRMENT" FOR PURPOSES OF REIMBURSEMENT TO AN EMPLOYER FROM THE SECOND INJURY FUND, SO AS TO LIMIT THE MEANING OF THE TERM TO AN AMPUTATED LIMB, LOSS OR PARTIAL LOSS OF SIGHT, AND RUPTURED INTERVERTEBRAL DISC AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE CLOSURE OF THE SECOND INJURY FUND ON JUNE 30, 2012; TO AMEND SECTION 42-11-10, RELATING TO THE DEFINITION OF "OCCUPATIONAL DISEASE", SO AS TO FURTHER DEFINE THE TERM AND TO PROVIDE FOR WHEN COMPENSATION FOR THIS DISEASE IS PAYABLE; TO AMEND SECTION 42-15-60, RELATING TO MEDICAL TREATMENT AND SUPPLIES BEING FURNISHED AND AN EMPLOYEE'S REFUSAL TO ACCEPT TREATMENT, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR HOW LONG AN EMPLOYER MUST CONTINUE TO PROVIDE MEDICAL BENEFITS; TO AMEND SECTION 42-15-80, RELATING TO PRIVILEGED INFORMATION COMMUNICATED AT EMPLOYEE EXAMINATIONS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PHYSICIAN AND OTHER HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS, WITHOUT THE EMPLOYEE'S PERMISSION, MAY DISCUSS AND COMMUNICATE AN EMPLOYEE'S MEDICAL TREATMENT WITH THE REPRESENTATIVES OF THE INSURANCE CARRIER, THE EMPLOYER, THE EMPLOYEE, THEIR ATTORNEY, THE REHABILITATION PROFESSIONAL, OR THE WORKERS' COMPENSATION COMMISSION; TO AMEND SECTION 42-15-95, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO WORKERS' COMPENSATION CLAIMS AND THE DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION BY HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS, SO AS TO DEFINE "MEDICAL AND VOCATIONAL INFORMATION"; AND TO AMEND SECTION 42-17-90, RELATING TO THE REVIEW OF AN AWARD ON CHANGE OF A CONDITION, SO AS TO REQUIRE, IN OCCUPATION DISEASE CASES, THAT A REVIEW MUST NOT BE MADE AFTER TWELVE MONTHS FROM THE DATE OF THE LAST PAYMENT OF BENEFITS.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3800 -- Reps. Gullick and Cotty: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 6-1-320, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE LIMIT ON PROPERTY TAX MILLAGE INCREASES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A REDUCTION IN POPULATION AND A DECLINE IN THE CONSUMER PRICE INDEX DOES NOT DECREASE THE APPLICABLE LIMIT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3801 -- Reps. E.H. Pitts, Taylor, Cotty, Huggins, Bingham, Frye, Ballentine, Bedingfield, Stewart, G.R. Smith, Davenport, Leach, Anthony, Bales, Branham, Duncan, Hagood, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrison, Herbkersman, Kelly, Kennedy, Lucas, Mulvaney, Owens, Rice, Scarborough, Shoopman, Skelton, Spires, Talley and Toole: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 2-1-180, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE MANDATORY SINE DIE ADJOURNMENT DATE OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR A BIENNIAL STATE GENERAL APPROPRIATIONS ACT, TO PROVIDE THAT THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY IN EVEN-NUMBERED YEARS SHALL ADJOURN SINE DIE NOT LATER THAN 5:00 P.M. ON THE FIRST THURSDAY IN MAY, TO PROVIDE THAT IN AN ODD-NUMBERED YEAR BEGINNING IN 2009 IN WHICH THE BIENNIAL STATE GENERAL APPROPRIATIONS ACT IS GIVEN THIRD READING BEFORE MARCH THIRTY-FIRST BY THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, THE DATE OF SINE DIE ADJOURNMENT FOR THAT YEAR IS SHORTENED BY ONE STATEWIDE DAY FOR EACH STATEWIDE DAY BEFORE MARCH THIRTY-FIRST THAT THE ACT IS GIVEN THIRD READING BY THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES; AND TO AMEND SECTION 2-7-60, RELATING TO THE ANNUAL GENERAL APPROPRIATIONS ACT, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT BEGINNING WITH ITS 2009 SESSION FOR THE ENSUING TWO FISCAL YEARS, THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY SHALL ENACT A BIENNIAL STATE GENERAL APPROPRIATIONS ACT, AND TO REQUIRE THE GOVERNOR AND THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY INCLUDING ITS APPROPRIATE COMMITTEES TO USE A "ZERO-BASE" BUDGET PROCESS IN THE PREPARATION OF THE BIENNIAL STATE GENERAL APPROPRIATIONS ACT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3802 -- Rep. G. Brown: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 58-17-210 SO AS TO REQUIRE A RAILROAD COMPANY TO CLEAN UP FACILITIES, BUILDINGS, AND SURROUNDING AREAS OF ABANDONED PROPERTY THAT ARE UNSIGHTLY OR UNHEALTHY TO THE PUBLIC, AND TO ALLOW THE STATE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD TO CLEAN UP THOSE FACILITIES, BUILDINGS, AND SURROUNDING AREAS AND ASSESS AND COLLECT THE COSTS AGAINST THE COMPANY AS A LIEN.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3803 -- Reps. Haley and Kirsh: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 40-13-20, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE DEFINITION OF THE PROFESSION OF COSMETOLOGY, SO AS TO DELETE REFERENCES TO CERTAIN PRACTICES THAT CONSTITUTE THE PRACTICE OF COSMETOLOGY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3804 -- Reps. Umphlett, Clyburn, Crawford and Dantzler: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO PROPOSE AN AMENDMENT TO SECTION 24 OF ARTICLE III, SECTION 3 OF ARTICLE VI, AND SECTION 1A OF ARTICLE XVII TO THE CONSTITUTION OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1895, RELATING TO DUAL OFFICEHOLDING AND QUALIFICATION FOR OFFICE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE PROHIBITION AGAINST HOLDING TWO OFFICES DOES NOT APPLY TO COMMISSIONED LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS EMPLOYED BY A COUNTY AND MUNICIPAL POLICE OFFICERS EMPLOYED IN A COUNTY IN WHICH THEY DO NOT RESIDE WHO HOLD ANOTHER OFFICE.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Amended

H. 3805 -- Reps. Hiott, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hinson, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kelly, Kennedy, Kirsh, Knight, Leach, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Loftis, Lowe, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Mitchell, Moody-Lawrence, Moss, Mulvaney, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rice, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sellers, Shoopman, Simrill, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Spires, Stavrinakis, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Umphlett, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Williams, Witherspoon and Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR DOT JACKSON, OF PICKENS COUNTY, FOR BEING NAMED WINNER OF THE APPALACHIAN STUDIES ASSOCIATION'S 2007 WEATHERFORD AWARD FOR HER NOVEL, REFUGE.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3806 -- Reps. G. Brown, Bales, Chellis, Edge, Jefferson, J.M. Neal, Sandifer, G.M. Smith, Umphlett, Whipper, Williams and Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO URGE THE ATTORNEY GENERAL OF THE UNITED STATES AND THE FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION TO OPPOSE THE PROPOSED MERGER OF THE ONLY TWO SATELLITE RADIO PROVIDERS OPERATING IN THE UNITED STATES.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Recorded vote
Reconsidered
Rejected
Rejected

H. 3807 -- Rep. Battle: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND CONGRATULATE WILLIAM DUPREE ATKINSON III, OF MULLINS, FOR OBTAINING THE ELITE RANK OF EAGLE SCOUT WITH THE BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA, AND TO EXTEND BEST WISHES TO HIM IN ALL HIS FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3808 -- Reps. G.M. Smith, Weeks, G. Brown and Lowe: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION NAME THE PORTION OF MILLER ROAD IN SUMTER COUNTY FROM ITS INTERSECTION WITH BROAD STREET TO ITS INTERSECTION WITH GUIGNARD DRIVE "T. L. 'LUKE' ROGERS HIGHWAY", AND ERECT APPROPRIATE SIGNS OR MARKERS ALONG THIS HIGHWAY THAT CONTAIN THE WORDS "T. L. 'LUKE' ROGERS HIGHWAY".
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3809 -- Reps. Davenport, Walker, Littlejohn, Mahaffey, Kelly, Talley, Mitchell and W.D. Smith: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR THE SPARTANBURG CHRISTIAN ACADEMY BATTLE OF THE BRAINS TEAM ON ITS OUTSTANDING WIN OF THE 2007 BATTLE OF THE BRAINS COMPETITION, AND TO WISH ITS MEMBERS ALL THE BEST IN FUTURE COMPETITIONS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3810 -- Reps. Hagood, Stavrinakis, Limehouse and Scarborough: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-43-220, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO VALUATION AND CLASSIFICATION OF PROPERTY FOR PURPOSES OF THE PROPERTY TAX, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE OWNER-OCCUPANT OF RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY QUALIFIES FOR THE SPECIAL FOUR PERCENT ASSESSMENT RATIO ALLOWED OWNER-OCCUPIED RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY IF THE OWNER HAS MADE THE PROPER CERTIFICATE TO THE COUNTY ASSESSOR AND THE RESIDENCE IS THE OWNER'S ADDRESS ON THE OWNER'S SOUTH CAROLINA DRIVER'S LICENSE OR VOTER REGISTRATION CARD, IS THE ADDRESS ON THE OWNER'S PERSONAL PROPERTY TAX NOTICES, AND THE RESIDENCE IS NOT RENTED FOR MORE THAN NINETY DAYS A YEAR, AND ALLOW THE ASSESSOR TO REQUIRE A COPY OF THE APPLICANT'S FEDERAL INCOME TAX RETURN SCHEDULE E FOR THE APPLICABLE YEAR TO DETERMINE ELIGIBILITY, AND TO DELETE OTHER REFERENCES TO RENTAL OF THESE RESIDENCES; AND TO AMEND SECTION 12-54-240, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE PROHIBITION ON DISCLOSURE OF TAX RETURNS AND REPORTS AND THE EXCEPTIONS, SO AS TO ALLOW VERIFICATION OF SCHEDULE E DATA.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3811 -- Reps. Gullick, Simrill, Kirsh and J.R. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 58-5-265 SO AS TO REQUIRE WITHIN FIVE DAYS AFTER THE FILING OF A NEW OR CHANGED RATE SCHEDULE FOR WATER OR SEWER SERVICE PROVIDED BY A PRIVATELY-OWNED PUBLIC UTILITY, THE UTILITY SHALL MAKE AVAILABLE CERTAIN INDEPENDENTLY-AUDITED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS AND CONSOLIDATED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS FOR PUBLIC INSPECTION IN A CERTAIN MANNER FOR A CERTAIN PERIOD OF TIME.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3812 -- Reps. G.M. Smith, Weeks and Ceips: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 6-1-320, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE LIMIT ON PROPERTY TAX MILLAGE INCREASES, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR A MILLAGE RATE LIMITATION TO PURCHASE RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT RIGHTS IN UNDEVELOPED PROPERTY NEAR MILITARY INSTALLATIONS TO PREVENT ADDITIONAL RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT NEAR THOSE MILITARY INSTALLATIONS.
Introduced and Committed
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recalled

H. 3813 -- Reps. G.R. Smith, Taylor, Duncan, Haskins, Leach, Brady, Brantley, Hamilton and J.R. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING CHAPTER 23 TO TITLE 47 SO AS TO ENACT THE "SOUTH CAROLINA ANIMAL ECOLOGICAL TERRORISM ACT" WHICH PROVIDES CIVIL AND CRIMINAL PENALTIES FOR PERSONS ENCOURAGING, FINANCING, ASSISTING, OR ENGAGING IN ACTS OF ANIMAL AND ECOLOGICAL TERRORISM AS DEFINED IN THE CHAPTER, AND REQUIRES THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A REGISTRY OF ANIMAL AND ECOLOGICAL TERRORISTS WITHIN THE OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3814 -- Rep. Howard: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 16-15-110, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE PENALTIES FOR CERTAIN PROSTITUTION OFFENSES, SO AS TO PROVIDE A SEPARATE PENALTY SCHEME FOR SOLICITATION OF PROSTITUTION INCREASING SECOND OR SUBSEQUENT OFFENSES TO FELONY STATUS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3815 -- Rep. Davenport: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 5 TO CHAPTER 1, TITLE 1 SO AS TO ENACT THE "RIGHT TO LIFE ACT OF SOUTH CAROLINA" WHICH ESTABLISHES THAT THE RIGHT TO LIFE IS VESTED IN EACH BORN AND PREBORN HUMAN BEING AT FERTILIZATION, AND THAT THE RIGHTS OF DUE PROCESS AND EQUAL PROTECTION, GUARANTEED BY ARTICLE I, SECTION 3 OF THE CONSTITUTION OF THIS STATE, ARE VESTED IN EACH BORN AND PREBORN HUMAN PERSON AT FERTILIZATION; AND TO DEFINE "HUMAN BEING" AND "HUMAN PERSON" INCLUDING EVERY MEMBER OF THE SPECIES HOMO SAPIENS AT ALL STAGES OF LIFE, INCLUDING AT FERTILIZATION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3816 -- Reps. G.M. Smith, Weeks and G. Brown: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 15-41-30, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PROPERTY EXEMPT FROM ATTACHMENT, LEVY, AND SALE, SO AS TO INCREASE THE AMOUNT OF DEBTOR'S INTEREST IN CERTAIN DELINEATED PROPERTIES THAT ARE EXEMPT FROM ATTACHMENT, LEVY, AND SALE UNDER ORDER OF A COURT OR AS A RESULT OF A BANKRUPTCY PROCEEDING.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3817 -- Reps. G.M. Smith, Weeks and G. Brown: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 16-17-680, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE UNLAWFUL PURCHASE OR TRANSPORTATION OF COPPER WIRE OR COPPER PIPE, SO AS TO INCLUDE ALUMINUM, PRODUCTS CONTAINING A MIXTURE OF COPPER AND ALUMINUM, AND STAINLESS STEEL BEER KEGS OR CONTAINERS AND TO PROVIDE AN EXCEPTION FOR ALUMINUM CANS.
Introduced and Committed
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recalled
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 3818 -- Reps. Bowers and Brantley: A BILL TO AMEND ACT 286 OF 1989, RELATING TO THE BOARDS OF TRUSTEES OF HAMPTON COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICTS 1 AND 2, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE TRUSTEES, AT THEIR DISCRETION, MAY RECEIVE AN ANNUAL SALARY UP TO THREE THOUSAND DOLLARS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Point of Order
Message to Senate
Message from Senate
Ratified
Veto Message
Veto Overridden

H. 3819 -- Rep. Bowers: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 27-32-260 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE IMPOSITION OF A FIVE-DOLLAR DAILY OCCUPATION TAX ON THE NONOWNER OCCUPANT OF A VACATION TIME-SHARING UNIT, TO BE ADMINISTERED, REPORTED, PAID, COLLECTED, DEPOSITED, AND DISTRIBUTED IN THE SAME MANNER AS THE ACCOMMODATIONS TAX.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3820 -- Reps. Cato, Viers, Clemmons, Bales, Hardwick, Miller, Haley, Perry, Leach, Anderson, Witherspoon, Barfield, Battle, Dantzler, Edge, Herbkersman and Hodges: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ENACTING THE "OMNIBUS COASTAL PROPERTY INSURANCE REFORM ACT OF 2007"; BY ADDING ARTICLE 11 TO CHAPTER 6, TITLE 12 SO AS TO ALLOW AN INSURANCE POLICYHOLDER TO ESTABLISH A CATASTROPHE SAVINGS ACCOUNT, TO DEFINE QUALIFIED CATASTROPHE SAVINGS EXPENSES AND QUALIFIED DEDUCTIBLE, AND TO ALLOW A TAXPAYER TO CLAIM A CREDIT AGAINST THE STATE INCOME TAX FOR DEPOSITS MADE INTO A CATASTROPHE SAVINGS ACCOUNT; BY ADDING SECTION 12-6-3660 SO AS TO ALLOW A TAXPAYER TO CLAIM A CREDIT AGAINST THE STATE INCOME TAX FOR COSTS INCURRED TO RETROFIT A LEGAL RESIDENCE TO MAKE IT MORE RESISTANT TO LOSS DUE TO HURRICANE, RISING WATER, OR OTHER CATASTROPHIC WINDSTORM EVENT; BY ADDING SECTION 12-6-3665 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE CALCULATION OF THE TAX CREDIT ALLOWED BY SECTION 12-6-3660; BY ADDING SECTION 12-6-3670 SO AS TO ALLOW A TAXPAYER TO CLAIM A CREDIT AGAINST THE STATE INCOME TAX FOR EXCESS PREMIUM PAID FOR PROPERTY AND CASUALTY INSURANCE UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES; TO DESIGNATE SECTIONS 38-3-10 THROUGH 38-3-240 AS ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 3, TITLE 38 AND ENTITLED "GENERAL PROVISIONS"; BY ADDING ARTICLE 3 TO CHAPTER 3, TITLE 38 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DIRECTOR OF THE DEPARTMENT OF INSURANCE HAS AUTHORITY TO ISSUE EMERGENCY REGULATIONS APPLICABLE TO ALL INSURANCE COMPANIES AFTER THE GOVERNOR DECLARES A STATE OF EMERGENCY, TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT BY REGULATION MAY ADOPT ANY PROCEDURE THAT FACILITATES RECOVERY FROM THE EMERGENCY, TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT SHALL ADOPT REGULATIONS STANDARDIZING REQUIREMENTS THAT MAY BE APPLIED TO INSURERS AFTER A HURRICANE, ADDRESSING CLAIMS REPORTING REQUIREMENTS, GRACE PERIODS FOR PAYMENT OF PREMIUMS, TEMPORARY POSTPONEMENT OF CANCELLATIONS AND NONRENEWABLE, AND ANY OTHER REGULATION THE DIRECTOR CONSIDERS NECESSARY TO IMPLEMENT THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 3, CHAPTER 3, TITLE 38; BY ADDING SECTION 38-7-200 SO AS TO ALLOW TAX CREDIT INCENTIVES TO INSURANCE COMPANIES THAT PROVIDE FULL INSURANCE COVERAGE TO PROPERTY OWNERS ALONG THE COAST OF SOUTH CAROLINA, SPECIFYING THE AMOUNT OF THE CREDIT, AND ALLOWING UNUSED CREDITS TO BE APPLIED IN SUCCEEDING TAXABLE YEARS UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES; BY ADDING SECTION 38-75-755 SO AS TO REQUIRE INSURERS TO DISCLOSE ALL AVAILABLE DISCOUNTS TO THE INSURED; TO AMEND SECTION 38-3-110, RELATING TO THE DUTIES OF THE CHIEF INSURANCE COMMISSIONER, SO AS TO REQUIRE THE DIRECTOR TO HOLD A PUBLIC HEARING AT LEAST ANNUALLY TO PROVIDE THE PUBLIC WITH INFORMATION AND AN OPPORTUNITY TO DISCUSS AND OFFER INPUT CONCERNING THE RATES, TERRITORY, AND OTHER PERTINENT ISSUES REGARDING THE SOUTH CAROLINA WIND AND HAIL UNDERWRITING ASSOCIATION; TO AMEND SECTION 38-73-260, AS AMENDED, SO AS TO CLARIFY THAT RATES FALLING WITHIN THE LIMITATION REMAIN SUBJECT TO THE PROHIBITION AGAINST RATES NOT BEING EXCESSIVE, INADEQUATE, OR UNFAIRLY DISCRIMINATORY, THAT THE DEPARTMENT MAY CONSIDER THE RATE IMPACT ON INDIVIDUALS AND TERRITORIES WHEN DETERMINING WHETHER A RATE IS EXCESSIVE, INADEQUATE, OR UNFAIRLY DISCRIMINATORY, AND TO PROVIDE EXCEPTIONS; TO AMEND SECTION 38-73-1095, RELATING TO ESSENTIAL PROPERTY INSURANCE AND RATING PLAN FACTORS, SO AS TO PROVIDE CREDITS AND DISCOUNTS OR SURCHARGES AND DEBITS CALCULATED ON CERTAIN RATING FACTORS FOR RETROFITTING PROPERTY; TO AMEND ARTICLE 5, CHAPTER 75, TITLE 38, RELATING TO WIND AND HAIL INSURANCE, SO AS TO CLARIFY CERTAIN DEFINITIONS RELATING TO ELIGIBILITY FOR COVERAGE BY THE SOUTH CAROLINA WIND AND HAIL UNDERWRITING ASSOCIATION, TO CLARIFY THE PURPOSE OF ARTICLE 5, TO CLARIFY THAT THE SOUTH CAROLINA WIND AND HAIL UNDERWRITING ASSOCIATION SHALL PROVIDE WIND AND HAIL INSURANCE FOR RESIDENTIAL AND COMMERCIAL PROPERTY TO APPLICANTS UNABLE TO PROCURE IT IN THE COASTAL AREAS OF THIS STATE, TO PROVIDE INFORMATION THAT MUST BE ADDRESSED IN THE PLAN OF OPERATION, TO MAKE TECHNICAL CHANGES, TO PROVIDE FOR ADDITIONAL GENERAL CORPORATE POWERS AND DUTIES FOR THE SOUTH CAROLINA WIND AND HAIL UNDERWRITING ASSOCIATION, TO PROVIDE THAT RATES CHARGED BY THE SOUTH CAROLINA WIND AND HAIL UNDERWRITING ASSOCIATION BE ESTABLISHED AT A SELF-SUSTAINING LEVEL, TO PROVIDE OBJECTIVE STANDARDS FOR EXPANDING THE TERRITORY COVERED BY THE SOUTH CAROLINA WIND AND HAIL UNDERWRITING ASSOCIATION; TO AMEND ARTICLE 8, CHAPTER 75, TITLE 38, RELATING TO THE ADVISORY COMMITTEE TO THE DIRECTOR AND THE SOUTH CAROLINA BUILDING CODES COUNCIL AND LOSS MITIGATION GRANT PROGRAM, SO AS TO MODIFY THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE ADVISORY COMMITTEE AND TO CLARIFY THAT THE CONTINUED EXISTENCE OF THE PROGRAM IS SUBJECT TO ANNUAL LEGISLATIVE APPROPRIATIONS, TO CLARIFY THAT THE PURPOSE IS TO PROVIDE FOR ONGOING TRAINING FOR INSPECTORS AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES CONSISTENT WITH THE ARTICLE, TO ESTABLISH THE "SOUTH CAROLINA HURRICANE GRANT DAMAGE MITIGATION PROGRAM" WHICH PROVIDES FOR A GRANT PROGRAM FOR THE MITIGATION OF DAMAGE TO OR THE ENHANCEMENT OF MANUFACTURED HOMES, TO PROVIDE FOR MATCHING GRANTS TO ENCOURAGE SINGLE-FAMILY SITE-BUILT HOMES TO RETROFIT TO REDUCE THE STRUCTURE'S VULNERABILITY TO A HURRICANE, TO PROVIDE MATCHING GRANT FUNDS TO LOCAL GOVERNMENTS FOR PROJECTS THAT REDUCE HURRICANE DAMAGE TO SINGLE-FAMILY SITE-BUILT RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY, TO PROVIDE THAT IN ADDITION TO STATE APPROPRIATIONS AND OTHER POTENTIAL GRANT FUNDS, THE PREMIUM TAXES PAID BY THE SOUTH CAROLINA WIND AND HAIL UNDERWRITING ASSOCIATION AND ONE PERCENT OF THE COMMISSIONS PAID TO PRODUCERS MUST BE USED TO FUND THIS PROGRAM ANNUALLY, AND TO REQUIRE A STUDY AND PROPOSAL TO DEVELOP AN OBJECTIVE RATING SYSTEM THAT WILL ALLOW HOMEOWNERS TO EVALUATE THE RELATIVE ABILITY TO COASTAL PROPERTIES TO WITHSTAND THE WIND LOAD FROM A HURRICANE; TO AMEND SECTION 38-75-1140, RELATING TO THE EVALUATION OF NATURAL HAZARD CATASTROPHE MODELS AND REQUIREMENTS FOR MODELING ORGANIZATIONS, SO AS TO REQUIRE MODELERS TO PROVIDE THE DEPARTMENT WITH A LIST OF VARIABLES THAT ARE SUBJECT TO INSURER INPUT WITH THEIR FILING AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT MAY IMPOSE A FEE ON MODELERS AND INSURERS TO RECOVER THE COSTS OF EVALUATING HURRICANE MODELS; TO AMEND SECTION 38-75-730, RELATING TO THE RENEWAL OF AN INSURANCE POLICY, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A POLICY MAY NOT BE CANCELLED BECAUSE OF SUBSTANTIAL CHANGE OR RISK ASSUMED BY THE INSURER WHICH IS BASED ON CHANGES IN CLIMATIC CONDITIONS, BASED ON STATISTICAL DATA RELATIVE TO SOUTH CAROLINA THAT HAS BEEN APPROVED BY THE DIRECTOR OR HIS DESIGNEE AS A BASIS FOR SUBSTANTIAL CHANGE IN THE RISK ASSUMED; TO AMEND SECTION 38-75-740, RELATING TO THE NONRENEWAL BY AN INSURER OF A POLICY, SO AS TO MAKE THIS PROVISION CONSISTENT WITH THE PROVISIONS OF SECTION 38-75-730; TO AMEND SECTION 38-75-1160, RELATING TO NOTICE REQUIREMENTS AND EXCEPTIONS BEFORE CANCELLATION OR REFUSAL TO RENEW A POLICY OF INSURANCE, SO AS TO INCREASE THE TIME PERIOD FOR NOTIFYING AN INSURED OF THE CANCELLATION OR REFUSAL TO RENEW A POLICY OF INSURANCE, ADD OTHER PROVISIONS WHICH MUST BE INCLUDED IN THE NOTICE, AND PROVIDE OTHER EXCEPTIONS TO THIS PROVISION; BY ADDING ARTICLE 5 TO CHAPTER 90, TITLE 38 SO AS TO ENACT THE "SOUTH CAROLINA COASTAL CAPTIVE INSURANCE ACT OF 2007", TO PROVIDE FOR THE MANNER IN WHICH A SOUTH CAROLINA COASTAL CAPTIVE INSURANCE COMPANY MAY BE FORMED, LICENSED, AND REGULATED, TO DEFINE AND TO LIMIT THE TYPES OF RISK A SOUTH CAROLINA COASTAL CAPTIVE INSURANCE COMPANY MAY UNDERWRITE, TO ESTABLISH MINIMUM CAPITALIZATION REQUIREMENTS FOR SOUTH CAROLINA COASTAL CAPTIVE INSURANCE COMPANIES, AND TO PERMIT THE DIRECTOR OF THE DEPARTMENT OF INSURANCE TO SET ADDITIONAL DISCRETIONARY CAPITALIZATION REQUIREMENTS NECESSARY TO PROTECT THE PUBLIC, AND TO PROVIDE FOR CERTAIN REQUIRED DISCLOSURES TO CONSUMERS IN ALL APPLICATIONS FOR INSURANCE AND POLICIES.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Point of Order
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 3821 -- Reps. Breeland, Scott, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hinson, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kelly, Kennedy, Kirsh, Knight, Leach, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Loftis, Lowe, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Mitchell, Moody-Lawrence, Moss, Mulvaney, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rice, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Sellers, Shoopman, Simrill, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Spires, Stavrinakis, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Umphlett, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Williams, Witherspoon and Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO DESIGNATE APRIL 11, 2007, AS OMEGA DAY AT THE SOUTH CAROLINA CAPITOL IN HONOR OF THE WORTHY HERITAGE AND MANY ACCOMPLISHMENTS OF THE MEMBERS OF OMEGA PSI PHI FRATERNITY.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3822 -- Rep. Littlejohn: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR DR. JIM RAY OF SPARTANBURG COUNTY FOR HIS OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTIONS TO SOUTH CAROLINA PUBLIC SCHOOLS AND TO CONGRATULATE HIM ON BEING NAMED THE 2007 SOUTH CAROLINA SUPERINTENDENT OF THE YEAR.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3823 -- Reps. Howard, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Brantley, Breeland, R. Brown, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Govan, Hart, Hodges, Hosey, Jefferson, Kennedy, Mack, Mitchell, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, Parks, Rutherford, Scott, Sellers, F.N. Smith, Weeks, Whipper and Williams: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE GRATITUDE OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO BARACK OBAMA, UNITED STATES SENATOR FROM ILLINOIS, FOR DELIVERING THE MAIN ADDRESS AT THE APRIL 13, 2007, SOUTH CAROLINA LEGISLATIVE BLACK CAUCUS ROUND TABLE GALA.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3824 -- Reps. Weeks, Howard, Sellers, Hosey, Whipper, J.H. Neal, F.N. Smith, Rutherford, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Brantley, Breeland, R. Brown, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Govan, Hart, Hodges, Jefferson, Kennedy, Mack, Mitchell, Parks, Scott and Viers: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO ESTABLISH A COMMITTEE TO REVIEW THE EVENTS OF FEBRUARY 8, 1968, REFERRED TO AS THE "ORANGEBURG MASSACRE", AND TO MAKE A REPORT TO THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY AND THE GOVERNOR ASCERTAINING THE ACTUAL EVENTS OF THAT DAY AND CONCERNING THE HISTORICAL, SOCIAL, AND ETHICAL RAMIFICATIONS OF THOSE EVENTS; TO PROVIDE FOR THE COMMITTEE'S MEMBERSHIP, STAFF, AND REPORTING REQUIREMENTS; AND TO ABOLISH THE COMMITTEE UPON SUBMISSION OF ITS REPORT.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3825 -- Reps. Limehouse and Ceips: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 47-9-60 SO AS TO REQUIRE THE ASSESSMENT OF A FEE BY THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE FOR AN OWNER OF A MARSH TACKY HORSE TO REGISTER HIS HORSE WITH THE DEPARTMENT FOR THE PURPOSE OF PRESERVING AND TRACKING MARSH TACKYS IN THE STATE, TO REQUIRE THE FEES COLLECTED TO BE USED TO OFFSET THE DEPARTMENT'S COSTS OF MAINTAINING A REGISTRY, AND TO REQUIRE THE UNUSED PORTION OF THE FEES TO BE REMITTED TO THE GENERAL FUND OF THE STATE.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Recorded vote
Amended
Amended
Proposed Amendment
Proposed Amendment
Request for Debate
Other proceedings
Point of Order
Rejected

H. 3826 -- Rep. White: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 9-1-580, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE ELECTION FOR HOSPITAL EMPLOYEES TO PARTICIPATE OR NOT PARTICIPATE IN THE SOUTH CAROLINA RETIREMENT SYSTEM, SO AS TO INCLUDE PHYSICIANS EMPLOYED BY THE HOSPITAL, MAKE THE ELECTION AN "OPT-OUT" ELECTION, AND MAKE THIS ELECTION IRREVOCABLE; BY ADDING SECTION 9-8-67 SO AS TO ESTABLISH A NORMAL RETIREMENT AGE OF SIXTY YEARS FOR THE RETIREMENT SYSTEM FOR JUDGES AND SOLICITORS; TO AMEND SECTION 9-8-60, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO RETIREMENT UNDER THE RETIREMENT SYSTEM FOR JUDGES AND SOLICITORS, SO AS TO ADD CIRCUIT PUBLIC DEFENDERS AND TO ALLOW CERTAIN MEMBERS OF THAT SYSTEM WHO ARE ELIGIBLE TO RETIRE TO RECEIVE RETIREMENT BENEFITS EITHER DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, BASED ON AGE, WHILE CONTINUING TO SERVE AND TO REQUIRE THESE MEMBERS TO CONTINUE TO MAKE EMPLOYEE CONTRIBUTIONS WHILE IN THIS STATUS; TO AMEND SECTION 9-8-110, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PAYMENTS ON THE DEATH OF A MEMBER OR BENEFICIARY OF THE RETIREMENT SYSTEM FOR JUDGES AND SOLICITORS, SO AS TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL CIRCUMSTANCES IN WHICH A BENEFIT MAY BE PAID TO A SURVIVING SPOUSE FOLLOWING A MEMBER'S IN-SERVICE DEATH; AND TO AMEND SECTION 9-1-2210, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE TEACHER AND EMPLOYEE RETENTION INCENTIVE (TERI) PLAN, SO AS TO ALLOW PARTICIPATION BY A DISABILITY RETIREE RESTORED TO ACTIVE SERVICE WHO REPAYS BENEFITS RECEIVED AND VOIDS HIS OPTIONAL BENEFIT SELECTION.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Senate Amendments Amended
Senate Amendments Amended
Point of Order
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Conference Committee
Report of Conference Committee
Adopted
Message to Senate
Message from Senate
Message from Senate
Message from Senate
Message from Senate
Ratified

H. 3827 -- Rep. G.M. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 61-6-4160, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO SUNDAY AND ELECTION DAY SALES OF ALCOHOLIC LIQUORS, SO AS TO DELETE THE PROHIBITION ON THE SALE OF ALCOHOLIC LIQUORS ON STATEWIDE ELECTION DAYS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Recorded vote
Request for Debate
Point of Order
Rejected

H. 3828 -- Reps. Cato, Loftis, Alexander, Duncan, Perry, Scott, Talley, Bales, Haskins, Witherspoon, Huggins, Bedingfield, Harrison, G.R. Smith, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Branham, Chellis, Clemmons, Cooper, Crawford, Edge, Gambrell, Hardwick, Hayes, Jennings, Leach, Limehouse, Lowe, Mahaffey, Mitchell, Ott, Pinson, Rice, Sandifer, Scarborough, W.D. Smith, Taylor, Thompson, Vick, Viers, Walker and White: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO CREATE A STUDY COMMITTEE TO EXAMINE THE FEASIBILITY OF NATURAL GAS EXPLORATION IN THE ATLANTIC OCEAN OFF THE COAST OF SOUTH CAROLINA, TO PROVIDE FOR ITS COMPOSITION, APPOINTMENT, POWERS, DUTIES, AND RESPONSIBILITIES, AND TO REQUIRE THE COMMITTEE TO MAKE A REPORT ON ITS RECOMMENDATIONS TO THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY BEFORE FEBRUARY 1, 2008, AT WHICH TIME IT IS DISSOLVED.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Point of Order
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 3829 -- Reps. Mitchell, J.H. Neal, F.N. Smith, Allen, Anthony, Barfield, Branham, Breeland, R. Brown, Govan, Hart, Hosey, Howard, Jefferson, Littlejohn, Mack, Mahaffey, Moss, Ott, Rutherford, Scott, Sellers, G.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Talley, Walker and Whipper: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 44-6-85 SO AS TO ENACT THE SPARTANBURG, COLUMBIA, AND CHARLESTON ASSISTED LIVING MEDICAID WAIVER PROGRAM, PROVIDING THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES SHALL SEEK FEDERAL APPROVAL TO INCLUDE FEDERAL MATCHING FUNDING FOR THIS PROGRAM; TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT TO DEVELOP MEDICAID ELIGIBILITY DETERMINATION CRITERIA; TO REQUIRE THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO APPROPRIATE MATCHING FUNDS FROM GENERAL REVENUES ANNUALLY TO FUND THIS PROGRAM AND TO PROVIDE THE REIMBURSEMENT RATE AND METHODS TO ADJUST THIS RATE ANNUALLY; AND TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT TO EVALUATE, MONITOR, AND REPORT ON THIS PROGRAM TO THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY FIVE YEARS AFTER ITS IMPLEMENTATION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3830 -- Rep. Perry: A BILL TO AMEND SECTIONS 31-6-30 AND 31-6-80, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS AND PROCEDURES FOR ADOPTING REDEVELOPMENT PLANS FOR PURPOSES OF THE TAX INCREMENT FINANCING LAW, SO AS TO REVISE THE DEFINITIONS FOR "REDEVELOPMENT PLAN" AND "REDEVELOPMENT PROJECT COSTS", AND TO REQUIRE ADDITIONAL FINDINGS BEFORE ADOPTION OF A REDEVELOPMENT PLAN BY A MUNICIPALITY; AND TO AMEND SECTIONS 31-7-30, 31-7-80, AND 31-7-120, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS, PROCEDURES FOR ADOPTING REDEVELOPMENT PLANS AND INTERGOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENTS FOR PURPOSES OF THE TAX INCREMENT FINANCING ACT FOR COUNTIES, SO AS TO REENACT PORTIONS OF THE DEFINITION OF "BLIGHTED AREA" INADVERTENTLY DELETED AND REVISE DEFINITIONS FOR "CONSERVATION AREA" AND "REDEVELOPMENT PROJECT AREA", TO REQUIRE ADDITIONAL FINDINGS BEFORE ADOPTION OF A REDEVELOPMENT PLAN BY A COUNTY, AND TO CLARIFY THE APPLICATION OF MUNICIPAL AND COUNTY TAX INCREMENT FINANCING LAWS TO INTERGOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENTS.
Introduced and Committed
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Point of Order
Recalled

H. 3831 -- Rep. Thompson: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 34-39-185 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE DEVELOPMENT, IMPLEMENTATION, AND MAINTENANCE OF A STATEWIDE DATABASE OF DEFERRED PRESENTMENT TRANSACTIONS ACCESSIBLE TO DEFERRED PRESENTMENT LICENSEES FOR THE PURPOSE OF TRACKING OPEN AND CLOSED TRANSACTIONS WITH OTHER LICENSEES AND ACCESSIBLE TO THE BOARD OF FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS FOR THE PURPOSES OF INVESTIGATION AND ENFORCEMENT; TO AMEND SECTION 34-39-180, RELATING TO RESTRICTIONS AND REQUIREMENTS FOR A DEFERRED PRESENTMENT TRANSACTION, SO AS TO LIMIT A LICENSEE TO A MAXIMUM LOAN AMOUNT FOR ANY ONE CUSTOMER OF THREE HUNDRED DOLLARS DURING ANY SIXTY-DAY PERIOD, TO LIMIT THE NUMBER OF TRANSACTIONS IN A YEAR TO SIX FOR ANY ONE CUSTOMER, AND TO REQUIRE A LICENSEE TO GRANT A SIX-MONTH REPAYMENT GRACE PERIOD AND A REPAYMENT PLAN OPTION TO A CUSTOMER; TO AMEND SECTION 34-39-230, RELATING TO PENALTIES AND REMEDIES FOR VIOLATIONS BY A DEFERRED PRESENTMENT LICENSEE, SO AS TO REQUIRE THE BOARD TO IMPOSE CERTAIN CIVIL PENALTIES, TO PROVIDE THAT VIOLATIONS RUN WITH THE LICENSEE, OR THE PERSON SUBJECT TO THE LICENSING REQUIREMENT, AND NOT WITH THE LOCATION, TO PROVIDE FOR CUMULATIVE CIVIL REMEDIES, INCLUDING INJUNCTIVE RELIEF, DAMAGES AND ATTORNEY'S FEES, UNFAIR TRADE PRACTICE REMEDIES, AND VOIDING OF THE CONTRACT, AND TO PROHIBIT THE ENFORCEMENT OF AN ARBITRATION CLAUSE IF A COURT FINDS THAT SPECIFIED CIRCUMSTANCES RENDER THE CONTRACT UNCONSCIONABLE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3832 -- Reps. Toole and R. Brown: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 48-23-275 SO AS TO REQUIRE A PERSON WHO GATHERS PINE STRAW FOR THE PURPOSE OF SELLING IT TO OBTAIN WRITTEN PERMISSION FROM THE LANDOWNER TO HARVEST THE PINE STRAW, TO REQUIRE THE EXECUTION OF A CERTIFICATE OF HARVEST BY A LANDOWNER IN ORDER FOR A PERSON TO GATHER, BALE, TRANSPORT, OR SELL PINE STRAW, AND TO PROVIDE CRIMINAL PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3833 -- Reps. Moss, Littlejohn and Phillips: A BILL TO PROVIDE THAT THE ELECTION OF THE MEMBERS OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES FOR CHEROKEE COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT 1 AND THE BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS OF PUBLIC WORKS FOR THE CITY OF GAFFNEY MUST BE HELD AT THE SAME TIME AS THE ELECTION FOR MEMBERS OF THE GOVERNING BODY OF THE CITY OF GAFFNEY AND TO PROVIDE THE MANNER IN WHICH THE RESULTS OF THESE ELECTIONS ARE DETERMINED.
Introduced
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Amended
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Other proceedings
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Message to Senate
Ratified
Veto Message
Veto Sustained

H. 3834 -- Reps. Weeks, G.M. Smith, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hinson, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kelly, Kennedy, Kirsh, Knight, Leach, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Loftis, Lowe, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Mitchell, Moody-Lawrence, Moss, Mulvaney, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rice, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sellers, Shoopman, Simrill, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Spires, Stavrinakis, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Umphlett, Vick, Viers, Walker, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Williams, Witherspoon and Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE JOHN HAYES, OF SUMTER COUNTY, ON BEING NAMED 2007 LANDSCAPE CONTRACTOR OF THE YEAR BY THE SOUTH CAROLINA NURSERY AND LANDSCAPE ASSOCIATION.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3835 -- Reps. Weeks, G.M. Smith, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hinson, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kelly, Kennedy, Kirsh, Knight, Leach, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Loftis, Lowe, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Mitchell, Moody-Lawrence, Moss, Mulvaney, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rice, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sellers, Shoopman, Simrill, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Spires, Stavrinakis, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Umphlett, Vick, Viers, Walker, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Williams, Witherspoon and Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR ELOISE GREEN RIEL, OF SUMTER COUNTY, FOR HER OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTIONS TO HER FAMILY, FAITH, AND COMMUNITY, AND TO CONGRATULATE HER ON BEING NAMED TO THE WOMEN'S HONOR ROLL OF SUMTER COUNTY.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3836 -- Reps. Weeks, G.M. Smith, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hinson, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kelly, Kennedy, Kirsh, Knight, Leach, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Loftis, Lowe, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Mitchell, Moody-Lawrence, Moss, Mulvaney, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rice, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sellers, Shoopman, Simrill, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Spires, Stavrinakis, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Umphlett, Vick, Viers, Walker, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Williams, Witherspoon and Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR FRANCES DIX HILL OF SUMTER COUNTY FOR HER OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTIONS TO HER FAMILY, FAITH, AND COMMUNITY, AND TO CONGRATULATE HER ON BEING NAMED TO THE WOMEN'S HONOR ROLL OF SUMTER COUNTY.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3837 -- Reps. G.R. Smith, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hinson, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kelly, Kennedy, Kirsh, Knight, Leach, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Loftis, Lowe, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Mitchell, Moody-Lawrence, Moss, Mulvaney, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rice, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sellers, Shoopman, Simrill, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Spires, Stavrinakis, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Umphlett, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Williams, Witherspoon and Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE MRS. CLARA FOWLER KNIGHTON, OF GREENVILLE COUNTY, ON THE OCCASION OF HER NINETIETH BIRTHDAY, AND TO WISH HER A JOYOUS BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION AND MANY MORE YEARS OF HEALTH AND HAPPINESS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3838 -- Reps. G. Brown, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hinson, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kelly, Kennedy, Kirsh, Knight, Leach, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Loftis, Lowe, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Mitchell, Moody-Lawrence, Moss, Mulvaney, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rice, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sellers, Shoopman, Simrill, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Spires, Stavrinakis, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Umphlett, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Williams, Witherspoon and Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE PROFOUND SORROW OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES UPON THE PASSING OF BOOKER T. BROWN, OF LEE COUNTY, AND TO EXTEND THE DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO HIS FAMILY AND MANY FRIENDS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3839 -- Reps. G. Brown, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hinson, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kelly, Kennedy, Kirsh, Knight, Leach, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Loftis, Lowe, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Mitchell, Moody-Lawrence, Moss, Mulvaney, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rice, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sellers, Shoopman, Simrill, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Spires, Stavrinakis, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Umphlett, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Williams, Witherspoon and Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE PROFOUND SORROW OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES UPON THE PASSING OF MARY NELL CAMPBELL KREPS, BELOVED NURSE AND HEALTH PROFESSIONAL TO THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY FOR TWENTY YEARS, AND TO EXTEND THE DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO HER FAMILY AND MANY FRIENDS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3840 -- Reps. J.R. Smith, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hinson, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kelly, Kennedy, Kirsh, Knight, Leach, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Loftis, Lowe, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Mitchell, Moody-Lawrence, Moss, Mulvaney, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rice, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sellers, Shoopman, Simrill, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, W.D. Smith, Spires, Stavrinakis, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Umphlett, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Williams, Witherspoon and Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO HONOR AND RECOGNIZE THE SILVER BLUFF HIGH SCHOOL NAVY JUNIOR RESERVE OFFICER TRAINING CORPS FOR ITS OUTSTANDING WIN OF THE 2007 NJROTC STATE ACADEMIC TEAM CHAMPIONSHIP, AND TO WISH THE TEAM MEMBERS AND THEIR INSTRUCTORS ALL THE BEST IN FUTURE COMPETITION.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3841 -- Rep. J.R. Smith: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE SILVER BLUFF HIGH SCHOOL NAVY JUNIOR RESERVE OFFICER TRAINING CORPS, INSTRUCTORS, AND SCHOOL OFFICIALS, AT A DATE AND TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF RECOGNIZING AND COMMENDING THEM FOR CAPTURING THE 2007 NJROTC STATE ACADEMIC TEAM CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3842 -- Reps. J.M. Neal and Mulvaney: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND MR. EDWIN P. SHEPARD, OF LANCASTER COUNTY, FOR HIS THIRTY YEARS OF DEDICATED AND DISTINGUISHED SERVICE TO THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA UPON HIS RETIREMENT FROM STATE SERVICE AND AS DIRECTOR OF THE CHESTER COUNTY, FAIRFIELD COUNTY, AND LANCASTER COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES, AND TO WISH HIM A REWARDING AND BENEFICIAL RETIREMENT AND MUCH SUCCESS IN HIS FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3843 -- Rep. G. Brown: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND HENRY CARTER, OF LEE COUNTY, FOR HIS TWENTY-THREE YEARS OF DEDICATED AND DISTINGUISHED SERVICE TO THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA UPON HIS RETIREMENT AS A MEMBER OF THE LEE COUNTY BOARD OF ELECTIONS AND REGISTRATION, AND TO WISH HIM A REWARDING AND BENEFICIAL RETIREMENT AND MUCH SUCCESS IN HIS FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3844 -- Reps. Vick, Neilson, Lucas and Jennings: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION NAME THE BRIDGE THAT CROSSES THOMPSON CREEK ALONG DON HILL ROAD (S-13-59) IN CHESTERFIELD COUNTY "BOATWRIGHT BRIDGE" AND ERECT APPROPRIATE MARKERS OR SIGNS AT THIS BRIDGE THAT CONTAIN THE WORDS "BOATWRIGHT BRIDGE".
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Debate Adjourned
Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3845 -- Reps. Harvin, Kennedy and Anderson: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION NAME THE PORTION OF SOUTH CAROLINA HIGHWAY 521 IN CLARENDON COUNTY, BEGINNING AT THE SUMTER COUNTY LINE AND ENDING AT THE WILLIAMSBURG COUNTY LINE THE "JOHN C. LAND III HIGHWAY" AND ERECT APPROPRIATE SIGNS OR MARKERS AT THIS LOCATION THAT CONTAIN THE WORDS "JOHN C. LAND III HIGHWAY".
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Adopted
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence
Message to Senate

H. 3846 -- Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee: A BILL TO ENACT PROVISIONS TO PROTECT SOUTH CAROLINA RATEPAYERS BY ENHANCING THE CERTAINTY OF INVESTMENTS IN THE INFRASTRUCTURE OF ELECTRIC UTILITIES SERVING CONSUMERS IN THIS STATE AND THE RECOVERY OF FUEL COSTS INCLUDING PROVISIONS TO AMEND CHAPTER 33 OF TITLE 58, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 4, RELATING TO ELECTRICAL UTILITY FACILITY SITING AND ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION SO AS TO REVISE PROCEDURES FOR APPROVING COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH THE ADDITION OF BASE LOAD GENERATION PLANTS AND TO PROTECT SOUTH CAROLINA RATEPAYERS BY ENHANCING THE CERTAINTY OF INVESTMENTS IN THE INFRASTRUCTURE OF ELECTRIC UTILITIES IN THIS STATE; TO AMEND SECTION 58-27-610, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS IN REGARD TO SERVICE RIGHTS OF ELECTIVE SUPPLIERS, SO AS TO ADD A DEFINITION OF "CORRIDOR RIGHTS"; TO AMEND SECTION 58-27-620, RELATING TO SERVICE RIGHTS OF AND RESTRICTIONS ON ELECTRIC SUPPLIERS, SO AS TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THESE RIGHTS AND RESTRICTIONS AND A REVISION OF CERTAIN TERRITORIAL ASSIGNMENTS; TO AMEND SECTION 58-27-660, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE FURNISHING OF ELECTRIC SERVICE IN AREAS SERVED BY ANOTHER SUPPLIER, SO AS TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THE CIRCUMSTANCES UNDER WHICH THE PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION MAY ORDER AN ELECTRIC SUPPLIER TO FURNISH ELECTRIC SERVICE; TO AMEND SECTION 58-27-865, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO FUEL COSTS FOR PRODUCING ELECTRIC POWER AND THE RECOVERY OF THESE COSTS, SO AS TO INCLUDE IN THE DEFINITION OF "FUEL COST" CERTAIN ENVIRONMENTAL COSTS AND EMISSIONS ALLOWANCE COSTS INCURRED IN THE PRODUCTION OF ELECTRIC POWER AND TO ALLOW THE PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION BY ORDER TO ALLOW ADDITIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL COSTS TO BE INCLUDED IN THE DEFINITION; TO AMEND SECTION 58-27-870, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION HEARINGS ON PROPOSED RATE CHANGES, SO AS TO REVISE THE TIME WITHIN WHICH THE COMMISSION IS REQUIRED TO ISSUE AN ORDER PERTAINING THERETO; AND TO AMEND SECTION 58-27-1210, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO EXTENSION OF ELECTRIC FACILITIES, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR SPECIFIED CIRCUMSTANCES WHEN AN ELECTRIC SUPPLIER MUST OBTAIN PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION APPROVAL FOR CONSTRUCTION OF ELECTRIC FACILITIES.
Introduced
Recommitted
Request for Debate
Point of Order
Debate Adjourned

H. 3847 -- Reps. Bedingfield, Walker, E.H. Pitts, Ballentine and Gambrell: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 59-18-310, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DEVELOPMENT OF A STATEWIDE ASSESSMENT PROGRAM TO MEASURE STUDENT PERFORMANCE, SO AS TO REVISE A DATE BY WHICH STUDENTS ARE REQUIRED TO PASS CERTAIN HIGH SCHOOL CREDIT COURSES IN WHICH END-OF-COURSE EXAMINATIONS ARE ADMINISTERED.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3848 -- Rep. Kirsh: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 4-12-30, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO FEE IN LIEU OF PROPERTY TAXES, SO AS TO ALLOW AN APPLICABLE PIECE OF PROPERTY TO QUALIFY FOR THE ANNUAL FEE IN LIEU OF PROPERTY TAXES FOR AN ADDITIONAL TEN YEARS BY RESOLUTION OF THE COUNTY, TO EXTEND THE MAXIMUM TIME A PROJECT QUALIFIES FOR A FEE FROM THIRTY YEARS TO FORTY YEARS, TO DELETE THE REQUIREMENTS TO QUALIFY FOR A FOUR PERCENT ASSESSMENT RATIO THAT A SPONSOR MUST INVEST A TOTAL OF THREE HUNDRED MILLION DOLLARS WHEN ADDED TO PREVIOUS INVESTMENTS AND THAT A SPONSOR MUST INVEST AT LEAST FOUR HUNDRED MILLION DOLLARS AND CREATE TWO HUNDRED FULL-TIME JOBS AT A PROJECT, TO ALLOW A SPONSOR TO INVEST AT LEAST SIX MILLION DOLLARS TO QUALIFY FOR A FOUR PERCENT ASSESSMENT RATIO, TO ALLOW ONLY A COUNTY TO RETAIN REVENUES FROM A FEE IN LIEU OF PROPERTY TAXES, TO ALLOW THE COUNTY TO USE THESE REVENUES TO OFFSET IMPROVEMENT COSTS, TO PROHIBIT A DIRECT PAYMENT OF CASH FOR A PROJECT EITHER IN OR NOT IN AN INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT PARK FOR SPECIFIED AMOUNTS, AND TO DEFINE IMPROVEMENT COSTS; TO AMEND SECTION 4-29-67, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT PARKS, SO AS TO DELETE THE REQUIREMENTS TO QUALIFY FOR A FOUR PERCENT ASSESSMENT RATIO THAT A SPONSOR MUST INVEST A TOTAL OF THREE HUNDRED MILLION DOLLARS WHEN ADDED TO PREVIOUS INVESTMENTS AND THAT A SPONSOR MUST INVEST AT LEAST FOUR HUNDRED MILLION DOLLARS AND CREATE TWO HUNDRED FULL-TIME JOBS AT A PROJECT, AND TO ALLOW A SPONSOR TO INVEST AT LEAST SIX MILLION DOLLARS TO QUALIFY FOR A FOUR PERCENT ASSESSMENT RATIO; TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-3620, RELATING TO INCOME TAX CREDITS FOR USING METHANE GAS, SO AS TO CLARIFY CERTAIN LANGUAGE; TO AMEND SECTION 12-36-2120, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO SALES TAX EXEMPTIONS FOR CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS, SO AS TO CLARIFY CERTAIN LANGUAGE; TO AMEND SECTION 12-43-220, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PROPERTY TAX CLASSIFICATIONS FOR REAL PROPERTY, SO AS TO ALLOW ANY WAREHOUSING OR WHOLESALE DISTRIBUTION REAL PROPERTY TO BE EXEMPT FROM THE TEN AND ONE-HALF PERCENT CLASSIFICATION FOR MANUFACTURING PROPERTY; TO AMEND SECTION 12-44-10, RELATING TO THE TITLE OF THE CHAPTER, SO AS TO DELETE THE DATE; TO AMEND SECTION 12-44-30, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS, SO AS TO LOWER THE REQUIREMENTS FOR AN ENHANCED INVESTMENT THAT A SPONSOR INVEST AT LEAST TWO HUNDRED MILLION DOLLARS AND CREATE TWO HUNDRED FULL-TIME JOBS TO ONE HUNDRED FIFTY MILLION DOLLARS AND ONE HUNDRED TWENTY-FIVE JOBS, TO ALLOW A SPONSOR TO BE EXEMPT FROM THE NEW FULL-TIME JOBS REQUIREMENT IN CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES, TO LOWER THE LEVEL OF INVESTMENT REQUIRED FOR A MINIMUM INVESTMENT FROM FIVE MILLION DOLLARS TO TWO AND ONE-HALF MILLION DOLLARS, AND TO ALLOW A COUNTY BY RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE TERMINATION DATE OF A FEE AGREEMENT UP TO AN ADDITIONAL TEN YEARS; AND TO AMEND SECTION 12-44-40, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO FEE AGREEMENTS, SO AS TO CLARIFY CERTAIN LANGUAGE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3849 -- Rep. G. Brown: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE REVEREND LEON ERROL SWANSON UPON THE OCCASION OF HIS RETIREMENT AND TO WISH HIM MUCH SUCCESS AND HAPPINESS IN ALL HIS FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3850 -- Reps. M.A. Pitts, Brantley, Alexander, Anderson, Branham, G. Brown, Clyburn, Duncan, Hardwick, Hodges, Hosey, Jefferson, Leach, Miller, Pinson, Rice, Taylor, Toole, Whipper and Williams: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION CONGRATULATING THE PIEDMONT AMERICAN INDIAN ASSOCIATION LOWER EASTERN CHEROKEE NATION OF SOUTH CAROLINA ON THE DISTINGUISHED HONOR OF ITS RECOGNITION AS A "GROUP" BY THE SOUTH CAROLINA COMMISSION FOR MINORITY AFFAIRS ON AUGUST 29, 2006.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3851 -- Rep. Harrison: 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

H. 3852 -- Reps. Harrison and McLeod: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 44-4-130, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE DEFINITION OF TERMS USED IN THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL'S EMERGENCY HEALTH POWERS, SO AS TO REVISE THE DEFINITION OF "QUALIFYING HEALTH CONDITION" AND "TRIAL COURT"; TO AMEND SECTION 44-4-320, RELATING TO POWERS AND DUTIES REGARDING SAFE DISPOSAL OF HUMAN REMAINS, SO AS TO SPECIFY THAT EXISTING PROVISIONS IN THE STATE EMERGENCY OPERATIONS PLAN GOVERN THE DISPOSAL OF REMAINS AND IF THE PLAN IS NOT SUFFICIENT, MEASURES MAY BE ADOPTED RELATING TO, AMONG OTHER THINGS, DEATH CERTIFICATE AND AUTOPSY PROCEDURES; TO AMEND SECTION 44-4-530, RELATING TO ISOLATION AND QUARANTINE OF INDIVIDUALS OR GROUPS AND PENALTIES FOR NONCOMPLIANCE, SO AS TO CHANGE A MISDEMEANOR OFFENSE TO A FELONY OFFENSE FOR FAILING TO COMPLY WITH THE DEPARTMENT'S ISOLATION AND QUARANTINE RULES AND ORDERS AND TO PROHIBIT AN EMPLOYER FROM FIRING, DEMOTING, OR DISCRIMINATING AGAINST AN EMPLOYEE COMPLYING WITH AN ISOLATION OR QUARANTINE ORDER; TO AMEND SECTION 44-4-540, RELATING TO ISOLATION AND QUARANTINE PROCEDURES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE ISOLATION AND QUARANTINING OF INDIVIDUALS AND GROUPS UNDER OTHER PROVISIONS OF LAW MUST BE CARRIED OUT PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION; AND TO AMEND SECTION 44-4-570, RELATING TO ADDITIONAL EMERGENCY HEALTH POWERS AND PROCEDURES REGARDING LICENSING OF HEALTH PERSONNEL, SO AS TO FURTHER SPECIFY THE USE OF IN-STATE AND OUT-OF-STATE VOLUNTEER HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS, TO PROVIDE THAT IMMUNITY FROM LIABILITY FOR VOLUNTEER HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS IN A STATE OF PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY APPLIES WHETHER OR NOT THE VOLUNTEER RECEIVES FINANCIAL GAIN FOR THE VOLUNTEER SERVICES, AND TO PROVIDE SUCH IMMUNITY TO EMERGENCY ASSISTANT MEDICAL EXAMINERS OR CORONERS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Point of Order

H. 3853 -- Reps. Witherspoon, Walker, Bales, Harvin, Littlejohn, Lowe, Mahaffey, Miller, M.A. Pitts and Spires: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-4630, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE PLACEMENT OF A RED LIGHT, LANTERN, OR FLAG UPON A LOAD THAT EXTENDS FOUR FEET OR MORE BEYOND THE BED OR BODY OF A VEHICLE, SO AS TO REVISE THE CIRCUMSTANCES UPON WHICH THE RED LIGHT, LANTERN, OR FLAG MUST BE PLACED UPON THE LOAD, AND TO PROVIDE THAT UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES AN AMBER STROBE LIGHT MUST BE AFFIXED TO THE LOAD.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Recommitted
Debate Adjourned

H. 3854 -- Reps. Miller, Bales, Littlejohn and Witherspoon: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 50-21-870, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO VARIOUS PROVISIONS REGULATING THE USE AND OPERATION OF PERSONAL WATERCRAFT AND OTHER VESSELS, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR RESTRICTIONS ON THE OPERATION OF CERTAIN WATERCRAFT, DEVICES OR VESSELS WITHIN ONE HUNDRED FEET OF A MOORED OR ANCHORED VESSEL, DOCK OR PIER, OR PERSON IN THE WATER IN CERTAIN PORTIONS OF MURRELLS INLET.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3855 -- Rep. Alexander: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE WILSON HIGH SCHOOL "TIGERS" BOYS VARSITY BASKETBALL TEAM, COACHES, AND SCHOOL OFFICIALS, AT A DATE AND TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF CONGRATULATING THEM ON AN OUTSTANDING SEASON AND FOR CAPTURING THE 2006 CLASS AAA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3856 -- Rep. Alexander: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE THE WILSON HIGH SCHOOL "TIGERS" BOYS VARSITY BASKETBALL TEAM OF FLORENCE COUNTY ON ITS IMPRESSIVE SEASON WINNING THE CLASS AAA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP, AND TO HONOR ITS PLAYERS AND THEIR COACH BOB WILSON ON A SENSATIONAL SEASON.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3857 -- Rep. Jennings: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 17-15-90 SO AS TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR FAILURE TO APPEAR IN COURT UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES WHEN THE PERSON HAS BEEN RELEASED ON BOND; TO AMEND SECTION 38-53-50, RELATING TO SURETY RELIEVED ON BOND AND SURRENDER OF A DEFENDANT, SO AS TO PROVIDE PROCEDURES WHEN A BENCH WARRANT MAY BE ISSUED FOR ARREST OF A DEFENDANT AND TO PROVIDE THAT NONPAYMENT OF FEES ALONE DOES NOT WARRANT IMMEDIATE INCARCERATION OF THE DEFENDANT; AND TO AMEND SECTION 38-53-70, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF A BENCH WARRANT AND THE REMISSION OF JUDGMENT, SO AS TO INCREASE THE PERIOD OF TIME BEFORE THE BOND IS FORFEITED FOR FAILURE TO APPEAR FROM THIRTY TO NINETY DAYS FROM THE ISSUANCE OF THE BENCH WARRANT AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE BENCH WARRANT MUST BE AVAILABLE FOR PICKUP BY THE SURETY WITHIN SEVEN DAYS OF ISSUANCE.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended

H. 3858 -- Reps. Ceips and Clemmons: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 7-13-190, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO CONDUCTING SPECIAL ELECTIONS TO FILL VACANCIES IN OFFICE, SO AS TO SPECIFY THAT IF THERE IS A VACANCY REQUIRING A PRIMARY ELECTION TO FILL THE VACANCY, THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION APPLY.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading

H. 3859 -- Reps. Toole, Witherspoon, Duncan, Huggins, M.A. Pitts, Spires and Taylor: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-28-710, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO EXEMPTIONS FROM THE USER FEE ON MOTOR FUELS, SO AS TO EXEMPT DIESEL FUEL USED BY A FARM TRUCK IN SPREADING MANURE IN POULTRY RAISING OPERATIONS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3860 -- Reps. Scott, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hinson, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kelly, Kennedy, Kirsh, Knight, Leach, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Loftis, Lowe, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Mitchell, Moody-Lawrence, Moss, Mulvaney, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rice, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Sellers, Shoopman, Simrill, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Spires, Stavrinakis, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Umphlett, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Williams, Witherspoon and Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE TOMMY ELLISON AND THE SINGING STARS FOR THEIR OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION TOWARD PRESERVING THE HERITAGE OF AFRICAN AMERICAN GOSPEL MUSIC, SPREADING KNOWLEDGE AND LOVE OF THIS MUSICAL TREASURE, AND CREATING NEW AUDIENCES FOR ITS ENJOYMENT.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3861 -- Reps. Scott, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hinson, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kelly, Kennedy, Kirsh, Knight, Leach, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Loftis, Lowe, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Mitchell, Moody-Lawrence, Moss, Mulvaney, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rice, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Sellers, Shoopman, Simrill, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Spires, Stavrinakis, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Umphlett, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Williams, Witherspoon and Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE PASTOR NORRIS TURNER FOR HIS OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION TOWARD PRESERVING THE HERITAGE OF AFRICAN AMERICAN GOSPEL MUSIC, SPREADING KNOWLEDGE AND LOVE OF THIS MUSICAL TREASURE, AND CREATING NEW AUDIENCES FOR ITS ENJOYMENT.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3862 -- Reps. Scott, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hinson, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kelly, Kennedy, Kirsh, Knight, Leach, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Loftis, Lowe, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Mitchell, Moody-Lawrence, Moss, Mulvaney, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rice, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Sellers, Shoopman, Simrill, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Spires, Stavrinakis, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Umphlett, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Williams, Witherspoon and Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE JESSIE JEFFCOAT AND THE FIVE SINGING SONS OF NORTH FOR THEIR OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION TOWARD PRESERVING THE HERITAGE OF AFRICAN AMERICAN GOSPEL MUSIC, SPREADING KNOWLEDGE AND LOVE OF THIS MUSICAL TREASURE, AND CREATING NEW AUDIENCES FOR ITS ENJOYMENT.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3863 -- Reps. Scott, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hinson, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kelly, Kennedy, Kirsh, Knight, Leach, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Loftis, Lowe, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Mitchell, Moody-Lawrence, Moss, Mulvaney, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rice, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Sellers, Shoopman, Simrill, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Spires, Stavrinakis, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Umphlett, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Williams, Witherspoon and Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE DOC MCKENZIE AND THE HI-LITES FOR THEIR OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION TOWARD PRESERVING THE HERITAGE OF AFRICAN AMERICAN GOSPEL MUSIC, SPREADING KNOWLEDGE AND LOVE OF THIS MUSICAL TREASURE, AND CREATING NEW AUDIENCES FOR ITS ENJOYMENT.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3864 -- Reps. Scott, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hinson, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kelly, Kennedy, Kirsh, Knight, Leach, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Loftis, Lowe, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Mitchell, Moody-Lawrence, Moss, Mulvaney, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rice, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Sellers, Shoopman, Simrill, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Spires, Stavrinakis, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Umphlett, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Williams, Witherspoon and Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE THE DIXIE HUMMINGBIRDS FOR THEIR OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION TOWARD PRESERVING THE HERITAGE OF AFRICAN AMERICAN GOSPEL MUSIC, SPREADING KNOWLEDGE AND LOVE OF THIS MUSICAL TREASURE, AND CREATING NEW AUDIENCES FOR ITS ENJOYMENT.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3865 -- Reps. Scott, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hinson, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kelly, Kennedy, Kirsh, Knight, Leach, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Loftis, Lowe, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Mitchell, Moody-Lawrence, Moss, Mulvaney, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rice, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Sellers, Shoopman, Simrill, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Spires, Stavrinakis, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Umphlett, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Williams, Witherspoon and Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE THE JARVIS BROTHERS FOR THEIR OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION TOWARD PRESERVING THE HERITAGE OF AFRICAN AMERICAN GOSPEL MUSIC, SPREADING KNOWLEDGE AND LOVE OF THIS MUSICAL TREASURE, AND CREATING NEW AUDIENCES FOR ITS ENJOYMENT.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3866 -- Reps. Scott, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hinson, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kelly, Kennedy, Kirsh, Knight, Leach, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Loftis, Lowe, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Mitchell, Moody-Lawrence, Moss, Mulvaney, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rice, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Sellers, Shoopman, Simrill, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Spires, Stavrinakis, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Umphlett, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Williams, Witherspoon and Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE BILL PINKNEY & THE GOSPEL DRIFTERS FOR THEIR OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION TOWARD PRESERVING THE HERITAGE OF AFRICAN AMERICAN GOSPEL MUSIC, SPREADING KNOWLEDGE AND LOVE OF THIS MUSICAL TREASURE, AND CREATING NEW AUDIENCES FOR ITS ENJOYMENT.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3867 -- Reps. Scott, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hinson, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kelly, Kennedy, Kirsh, Knight, Leach, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Loftis, Lowe, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Mitchell, Moody-Lawrence, Moss, Mulvaney, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rice, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Sellers, Shoopman, Simrill, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Spires, Stavrinakis, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Umphlett, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Williams, Witherspoon and Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE FLOSSIE AND THE SINGING SISTERS FOR THEIR OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION TOWARD PRESERVING THE HERITAGE OF AFRICAN AMERICAN GOSPEL MUSIC, SPREADING KNOWLEDGE AND LOVE OF THIS MUSICAL TREASURE, AND CREATING NEW AUDIENCES FOR ITS ENJOYMENT.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3868 -- Rep. W.D. Smith: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO HONOR MR. WILLIAM B. "BILL" DUKES, OF LEXINGTON COUNTY, FOR HIS NUMEROUS AND INVALUABLE CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA AND TO COMMEND HIM FOR HIS LIFELONG COMMITMENT TO HIS FAMILY, CHURCH, AND COMMUNITY.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3869 -- Reps. Cooper, Gambrell and White: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-3-1230, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO SPECIFICATIONS AND ISSUANCE OF VEHICLE LICENSE PLATES AND REVALIDATION STICKERS, SO AS TO REQUIRE THAT THE NAME OF THE COUNTY IN WHICH A VEHICLE IS REGISTERED AND PROPERTY TAXES ARE PAID MUST BE SHOWN ON THE LICENSE PLATE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3870 -- Rep. Cato: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 6-5-15 AND SECTION 11-13-60, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE COLLATERAL REQUIRED TO SECURE THE UNINSURED FUNDS ON DEPOSIT OF A LOCAL GOVERNMENT ENTITY AND THE STATE, SO AS TO DEFINE A FINANCIAL INSTITUTION IN WHICH THESE FUNDS ARE DEPOSITED AS A QUALIFIED PUBLIC DEPOSITORY, TO ALLOW SUCH A DEPOSITORY TO SECURE THESE FUNDS USING THE DEDICATED METHOD OR THE POOLING METHOD, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT ENTITY OR STATE TREASURER MAY REQUIRE SUCH A DEPOSITORY TO USE THE DEDICATED METHOD.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3871 -- Reps. Funderburk, Herbkersman, Brantley, Bales, Clyburn, Hagood, Hodges, Hosey, Leach, Littlejohn, McLeod, Phillips, Spires and Whipper: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 57-25-170, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE PLACEMENT OF INFORMATION SIGNS ON CERTAIN HIGHWAY RIGHT-OF-WAY AREAS, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE PLACEMENT OF GENERAL MOTORIST SERVICES SIGNS ALONG THESE HIGHWAY RIGHTS-OF-WAY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3872 -- Rep. F.N. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 14-8-300 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT AN APPEAL OF A FEE DISPUTE BETWEEN A CLIENT AND AN ATTORNEY MUST BE HEARD DE NOVO AND TO ALLOW AN ATTORNEY TO REIMBURSE FEES TO A CLIENT WHILE FEE DISPUTE LITIGATION IS PENDING OR DURING THE FEE DISPUTE LITIGATION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3873 -- Reps. Toole, Duncan, Huggins, M.A. Pitts, Spires and Taylor: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 1-1-710 SO AS TO DESIGNATE THE "SUMMER DUCK" AS THE OFFICIAL STATE DUCK.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3874 -- Reps. Limehouse, Hinson, Mitchell, Cato, Edge, Mack, Scarborough, R. Brown and Whipper: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 62, TITLE 12, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA MOTION PICTURE INCENTIVE ACT, SO AS TO REVISE DEFINITIONS AND ADD DEFINITIONS, TO SIMPLIFY APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS, TO INCREASE THE PAYROLL REBATE ALLOWED FROM FIFTEEN TO TWENTY PERCENT AND TO INCREASE THE ANNUAL LIMIT ON THESE REBATES FROM TEN TO FIFTEEN MILLION DOLLARS, TO CLARIFY THE ASSIGNMENT OF THESE REBATES, TO PROVIDE THAT NO REBATE MAY BE PAID IF THE MOTION PICTURE PRODUCTION COMPANY IS DELINQUENT ON TAXES OR LOANS OWING THE STATE AND POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONS OF THE STATE, TO ALLOW BUT NOT REQUIRE SUCH A COMPANY TO BE BARRED FROM CLAIMING THE REBATE, TO CLARIFY RECORDKEEPING REQUIREMENTS, TO PROVIDE FOR ADDITIONAL ANNUAL APPROPRIATIONS FROM THE GENERAL FUND OF THE STATE EQUAL TO TEN MILLION DOLLARS FOR THESE REBATES AND TO CLARIFY THAT AN ADDITIONAL ONE PERCENT OF STATE ADMISSIONS LICENSE TAX REVENUES MUST BE APPROPRIATED ANNUALLY TO THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AND USED BY THE SOUTH CAROLINA FILM COMMISSION TO PROMOTE COLLABORATIVE EFFORTS BETWEEN HIGHER EDUCATION INSTITUTIONS IN THIS STATE AND MOTION PICTURE RELATED ENTITIES, TO ELIMINATE THE REQUIREMENT FOR THE PROMULGATION OF REGULATIONS, TO INCREASE FROM TWENTY-ONE TO THIRTY DAYS TOTAL IN A YEAR THAT STATE PROPERTY MAY BE USED WITHOUT A LOCATION OR FACILITY FEE AND TO PROVIDE THAT SUCH USE MUST BE DIRECTLY FOR FILMING.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3875 -- Reps. Stavrinakis, Alexander, Gullick, Limehouse and Scarborough: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 4-9-30, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO POWERS OF A COUNTY GOVERNMENT, SO AS TO AUTHORIZE THE GOVERNING BODY OF A COUNTY TO ADOPT BY ORDINANCE THE REQUIREMENT THAT A PROPERTY OWNER SHALL KEEP A LOT OR OTHER PROPERTY CLEAN AND FREE OF RUBBISH SO AS NOT TO CONSTITUTE A PUBLIC NUISANCE AND PROVIDE A PROCEDURE FOR ENFORCEMENT OF THE ORDINANCE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3876 -- Reps. Stavrinakis, Breeland, Harrison, Mack, J.E. Smith and Whipper: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 16-23-30, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE UNLAWFUL SALE OF HANDGUNS TO CERTAIN PERSONS, SO AS TO REPLACE THE TERM "HANDGUN" WITH "FIREARM", TO PROHIBIT THE SALE OF FIREARMS TO ALL CONVICTED FELONS RATHER THAN VIOLENT OFFENDERS, AND TO PROHIBIT THE POSSESSION OF FIREARMS BY A CONVICTED FELON; TO AMEND SECTION 16-23-50, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS OF THE ARTICLE, SO AS TO CREATE A THREE-TIERED PENALTY SCHEME INCLUDING CREATING A MANDATORY MINIMUM PENALTY FOR THE OFFENSE OF THE POSSESSION OF FIREARMS BY CONVICTED FELONS; TO AMEND SECTION 16-23-490, RELATING TO ADDITIONAL PENALTIES FOR POSSESSION OF A FIREARM OR KNIFE DURING THE COMMISSION OF A VIOLENT CRIME, SO AS TO INCLUDE THE COMMISSION OF A MOST SERIOUS OR SERIOUS OFFENSE AND TO REVISE AND INCREASE THE PENALTY.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor removed
Co-Sponsor removed

H. 3877 -- Reps. Toole, Ballentine, Bingham, Frye, Haley, Huggins, McLeod, Ott, E.H. Pitts, Spires, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hinson, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Jefferson, Jennings, Kelly, Kennedy, Kirsh, Knight, Leach, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Loftis, Lowe, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, Merrill, Miller, Mitchell, Moody-Lawrence, Moss, Mulvaney, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, M.A. Pitts, Rice, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sellers, Shoopman, Simrill, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Stavrinakis, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Umphlett, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Williams, Witherspoon and Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR JAMES E. "JIMMY" BRISTOW, OF LEXINGTON COUNTY, FOR HIS OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE RURITAN ORGANIZATION AND TO THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, AND TO WISH HIM ALL THE BEST IN THE COMING YEARS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3878 -- Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING AND REGULATION, BOARD OF EXAMINERS IN PSYCHOLOGY, RELATING TO PRACTICE OF PSYCHOLOGY-SPECIALTY DESIGNATIONS, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 3102, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading

H. 3879 -- Reps. Kirsh and Pinson: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 44-7-350, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO COMMUNITY RESIDENTIAL CARE FACILITIES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL MAY NOT REMOVE A RESIDENT FROM SUCH A FACILITY IF THE RESIDENT, THE RESIDENT'S FAMILY, THE RESIDENT'S PHYSICIAN, AND THE FACILITY AGREE TO THE RESIDENT'S CONTINUED STAY AND IF THE FACILITY IS CAPABLE OF PROVIDING OR OBTAINING NECESSARY SERVICES FOR THE RESIDENT.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3880 -- Reps. W.D. Smith, Hagood, Mitchell and McLeod: A BILL TO AMEND ARTICLE 7, CHAPTER 56, TITLE 44, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE BROWNFIELDS/VOLUNTARY CLEANUP PROGRAM, SO AS TO REVISE THE LIABILITY PROTECTION PROVIDED TO PARTIES WHO ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ENVIRONMENTAL CONTAMINATION OF PROPERTY AND WHO SUBSEQUENTLY BECOME RESPONSIBLE FOR THE PROPERTY; TO FURTHER SPECIFY THE SCOPE OF A COVENANT NOT TO SUE PROVIDED TO PARTIES WHO ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR ENVIRONMENTAL CONTAMINATION OF PROPERTY; TO SPECIFY THAT PROPERTY ON TO WHICH A RELEASE OF PETROLEUM PRODUCTS OCCURRED IS PROPERTY ELIGIBLE FOR PARTICIPATION IN THIS VOLUNTARY CLEANUP PROGRAM; TO FURTHER SPECIFY THE CONTENTS OF A VOLUNTARY CLEANUP CONTRACT AND GROUNDS FOR TERMINATION OF THE CONTRACT; TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL TO REPORT TO THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY ON THE ACTIVITIES OF THIS PROGRAM; AND TO CONFORM PROVISIONS IN THIS ARTICLE TO THE REVISIONS MADE PURSUANT TO THIS ACT.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Point of Order

H. 3881 -- Rep. Hagood: 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 CLARIFY THAT THE PROVISIONS OF THE SECTION DO NOT APPLY TO THE PRACTICE OF VETERINARY MEDICINE IN ACCORDANCE WITH ACCEPTED VETERINARY PRACTICE STANDARDS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3882 -- Reps. Toole, Duncan, Huggins and M.A. Pitts: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 50-9-525 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON WHO IS NOT A RESIDENT OF THIS STATE WHO OBTAINS A STATE NONRESIDENT PERMIT OR LICENSE ALLOWING HIM TO HUNT BIG GAME IN THIS STATE IS NOT PERMITTED TO HUNT DEER IN A PARTICULAR GAME ZONE UNTIL THIRTY DAYS AFTER THE OPEN SEASON FOR DEER HAS BEGUN IN THAT GAME ZONE AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3883 -- Reps. Merrill, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hinson, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kelly, Kennedy, Kirsh, Knight, Leach, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Loftis, Lowe, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, McLeod, Miller, Mitchell, Moody-Lawrence, Moss, Mulvaney, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rice, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sellers, Shoopman, Simrill, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Spires, Stavrinakis, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Umphlett, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Williams, Witherspoon and Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO HONOR AND COMMEND STEPHEN M. LACY FOR HIS STRONG LEADERSHIP AND SUPPORT AS PRESIDENT, CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER, AND A MEMBER OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR THE MEREDITH CORPORATION IN SPONSORING THE FAMILY CIRCLE CUP AND THE ECONOMIC IMPORTANCE IT BRINGS TO THE CITY OF CHARLESTON AND THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3884 -- Rep. Mitchell: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR DR. KELLEY VARNER, OF NORTH CAROLINA, FOR HIS MANY YEARS OF OUTSTANDING SERVICE AS A MINISTER OF GOD.
Introduced and Committed
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3885 -- Rep. Sellers: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING CHAPTER 151 TO TITLE 59 SO AS TO ENACT THE "TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY SCHOLARS PROGRAM", TO ALLOW AN EIGHTH GRADE STUDENT WHO IS ELIGIBLE FOR FREE OR REDUCED LUNCHES AND WHO MEETS CERTAIN CONDITIONS TO RECEIVE, UPON GRADUATION, AN ANNUAL TUITION SCHOLARSHIP TO A PUBLIC OR PRIVATE INSTITUTION OF HIGHER LEARNING, TO ESTABLISH THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY SCHOLARS FUND FOR THE PURPOSE OF AWARDING TUITION SCHOLARSHIPS TO THE EXTENT MONIES ARE AVAILABLE IN THE FUND, TO REQUIRE THAT THE FUND BE ADMINISTERED BY THE COMMISSION ON HIGHER EDUCATION, TO REQUIRE THE COMMISSION TO RECOMMEND TO THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY A FUNDING SOURCE FOR THE PROGRAM, TO PROVIDE FOR DEFINITIONS, AND TO REQUIRE THE COMMISSION ON HIGHER EDUCATION TO PROMULGATE RULES AND REGULATIONS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3886 -- Reps. Vick, Rutherford, Ballentine, Jennings and W.D. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 9-11-25, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE OPTION ALLOWED PROBATE JUDGES TO PARTICIPATE IN THE SOUTH CAROLINA POLICE OFFICERS RETIREMENT SYSTEM, SO AS TO EXTEND THIS OPTION TO ASSISTANT SOLICITORS AND TO CLARIFY A REFERENCE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3887 -- Reps. Knight, Chellis, Young, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hinson, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kelly, Kennedy, Kirsh, Leach, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Loftis, Lowe, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Mitchell, Moody-Lawrence, Moss, Mulvaney, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rice, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sellers, Shoopman, Simrill, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Spires, Stavrinakis, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Umphlett, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Williams and Witherspoon: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE ELIZABETH LYNN BRONDSEMA FOR CAPTURING THE 2007 SPELLBOUND! LOWCOUNTRY REGIONAL SPELLING BEE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE AND EARNING THE RIGHT TO COMPETE IN THE EIGHTIETH ANNUAL SCRIPPS NATIONAL SPELLING BEE IN WASHINGTON, D.C.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3888 -- Reps. Anthony and Cotty: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-18-1320 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE GOVERNING BODY OF A SCHOOL DISTRICT IN WHICH A SCHOOL LOCATED THEREIN HAS RECEIVED AN "UNSATISFACTORY" ABSOLUTE ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE RATING ON ITS MOST RECENT SCHOOL REPORT CARD SHALL CONSIDER NONTRADITIONAL METHODS OF DELIVERING INSTRUCTION IN THOSE SCHOOLS THE FOLLOWING SCHOOL YEAR, INCLUDING CONVERTING THOSE SCHOOLS TO A YEAR-ROUND CALENDAR IN THE MANNER IT SHALL DETERMINE MOST BENEFICIAL.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3889 -- Reps. Pinson and Rice: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 6-8-10, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE DEFINITION OF A BUILDING CODES ENFORCEMENT OFFICER, SO AS TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL DEFINITIONS OF RELATED TERMS; TO AMEND SECTION 6-8-20, RELATING TO RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA BUILDING CODES COUNCIL, SO AS TO REQUIRE THE COUNCIL TO PUBLISH A LIST OF REGISTRANTS AND TO DELETE OTHER REPORTING REQUIREMENTS; TO AMEND SECTION 6-8-30, RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE AND RENEWAL OF CERTIFICATES OF REGISTRATION, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT AN UNCERTIFIED PERSON EMPLOYED AS A BUILDING CODES ENFORCEMENT OFFICER MUST BE GRANTED PROVISIONAL REGISTRATION WITHOUT EXAMINATION AND SUBJECT TO ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS; TO AMEND SECTION 6-8-40, RELATING TO THE REQUIREMENT OF REGISTRATION TO PRACTICE AS A BUILDING CODES ENFORCEMENT OFFICER AND PENALTIES FOR A VIOLATION, SO AS TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS AND EXCEPTIONS FOR AN ARCHITECT OR ENGINEER; TO AMEND SECTION 6-8-50, RELATING TO THE AVAILABILITY OF INJUNCTIVE RELIEF AGAINST A VIOLATOR, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT RELIEF MAY BE SOUGHT FROM THE ADMINISTRATIVE LAW COURT, AMONG OTHER THINGS; TO AMEND SECTION 6-8-60, RELATING TO APPLICATIONS FOR REGISTRATION, SO AS TO MAKE CONFORMING CHANGES AND TO PROVIDE THAT REGISTRATION AUTHORIZES A REGISTRANT TO PRACTICE IN A SPECIFIC CONSTRUCTION TRADE DISCIPLINE; AND TO AMEND SECTION 6-8-70, RELATING TO THE DURATION OF A CERTIFICATE AND CONTINUING EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS, SO AS TO MAKE CONFORMING CHANGES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3890 -- Reps. Harvin and Kirsh: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 57-23-825 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE TOWN OF SUMMERTON MAY MOW BEYOND THIRTY FEET FROM THE PAVEMENT ROADSIDE VEGETATION ADJACENT TO THE INTERCHANGES OF INTERSTATE HIGHWAY 95 AND S 14-102 (EXIT 108) IN CLARENDON COUNTY.
Introduced and Committed
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recalled
Ratified

H. 3891 -- Rep. Walker: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND THE AMERICAN OPTOMETRIC ASSOCIATION AND, IN PARTICULAR, THE MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA OPTOMETRIC ASSOCIATION, FOR DEDICATING THEIR EXPERTISE AND SERVICES TO THE INFANTS OF SOUTH CAROLINA THROUGH THE INFANTSEE® PROGRAM.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3892 -- Rep. Edge: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 40-43-95 SO AS TO ESTABLISH REQUIREMENTS FOR A PHARMACIST LICENSED IN THIS STATE TO ADMINISTER VACCINES, INCLUDING TRAINING REQUIREMENTS, POLICIES AND PROCEDURES FOR ADMINISTERING VACCINES, RECORDKEEPING REQUIREMENTS, AND CONTINUING EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3893 -- Rep. Clemmons: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO HONOR THE LATE EDWIN MALLOY, JR., OF CHERAW, FOR HIS TREMENDOUS CONTRIBUTIONS AND OUTSTANDING SERVICE TO THE PEE DEE AREA COUNCIL OF THE BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA AND TO HIS COMMUNITY.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3894 -- Rep. Clemmons: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS APPRECIATION TO MR. WILLIAM HENRY JOHNSON, JR., OF LAKE CITY, FOR HIS MANY YEARS OF DEDICATED SERVICE TO THE PEE DEE AREA COUNCIL OF THE BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3895 -- Reps. Hosey, Sellers, Anderson, Breeland, G. Brown, Clyburn, Huggins and Jennings: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION NAME SOUTH CAROLINA HIGHWAY 304 IN BARNWELL COUNTY THE "ARIE BLACK GUESS HIGHWAY" AND ERECT APPROPRIATE SIGNS OR MARKERS ALONG THIS HIGHWAY THAT CONTAIN THE WORDS "ARIE BLACK GUESS HIGHWAY".
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3896 -- Rep. Kirsh: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 4-12-30, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO FEE IN LIEU OF PROPERTY TAXES, SO AS TO ALLOW AN APPLICABLE PIECE OF PROPERTY TO QUALIFY FOR THE ANNUAL FEE IN LIEU OF PROPERTY TAXES FOR AN ADDITIONAL TEN YEARS BY RESOLUTION OF THE COUNTY, TO EXTEND THE MAXIMUM TIME A PROJECT QUALIFIES FOR A FEE FROM THIRTY YEARS TO FORTY YEARS, TO DELETE THE REQUIREMENTS TO QUALIFY FOR A FOUR PERCENT ASSESSMENT RATIO THAT A SPONSOR MUST INVEST A TOTAL OF THREE HUNDRED MILLION DOLLARS WHEN ADDED TO PREVIOUS INVESTMENTS AND THAT A SPONSOR MUST INVEST AT LEAST FOUR HUNDRED MILLION DOLLARS AND CREATE TWO HUNDRED FULL-TIME JOBS AT A PROJECT, TO ALLOW ONLY A COUNTY TO RETAIN REVENUES FROM A FEE IN LIEU OF PROPERTY TAXES, TO ALLOW THE COUNTY TO USE THESE REVENUES TO OFFSET IMPROVEMENT COSTS, TO PROHIBIT A DIRECT PAYMENT OF CASH FOR A PROJECT EITHER IN OR NOT IN AN INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT PARK FOR SPECIFIED AMOUNTS, AND TO DEFINE IMPROVEMENT COSTS; TO AMEND SECTION 4-29-67, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT PARKS, SO AS TO DELETE THE REQUIREMENTS TO QUALIFY FOR A FOUR PERCENT ASSESSMENT RATIO THAT A SPONSOR MUST INVEST A TOTAL OF THREE HUNDRED MILLION DOLLARS WHEN ADDED TO PREVIOUS INVESTMENTS AND THAT A SPONSOR MUST INVEST AT LEAST FOUR HUNDRED MILLION DOLLARS AND CREATE TWO HUNDRED FULL-TIME JOBS AT A PROJECT; TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-3620, RELATING TO INCOME TAX CREDITS FOR USING METHANE GAS, SO AS TO CLARIFY CERTAIN LANGUAGE; TO AMEND SECTION 12-36-2120, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO SALES TAX EXEMPTIONS FOR CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS, SO AS TO CLARIFY CERTAIN LANGUAGE; TO AMEND SECTION 12-43-220, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PROPERTY TAX CLASSIFICATIONS FOR REAL PROPERTY, SO AS TO ALLOW ANY WAREHOUSING OR WHOLESALE DISTRIBUTION REAL PROPERTY TO BE EXEMPT FROM THE TEN AND ONE-HALF PERCENT CLASSIFICATION FOR MANUFACTURING PROPERTY; TO AMEND SECTION 12-44-10, RELATING TO THE TITLE OF THE CHAPTER, SO AS TO DELETE THE DATE; TO AMEND SECTION 12-44-30, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS, SO AS TO LOWER THE REQUIREMENTS FOR AN ENHANCED INVESTMENT THAT A SPONSOR INVEST AT LEAST TWO HUNDRED MILLION DOLLARS AND CREATE TWO HUNDRED FULL-TIME JOBS TO ONE HUNDRED FIFTY MILLION DOLLARS AND ONE HUNDRED TWENTY-FIVE JOBS, TO ALLOW A SPONSOR TO BE EXEMPT FROM THE NEW FULL-TIME JOBS REQUIREMENT IN CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES, TO LOWER THE LEVEL OF INVESTMENT REQUIRED FOR A MINIMUM INVESTMENT FROM FIVE MILLION DOLLARS TO TWO AND ONE-HALF MILLION DOLLARS, AND TO ALLOW A COUNTY BY RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE TERMINATION DATE OF A FEE AGREEMENT UP TO AN ADDITIONAL TEN YEARS; AND TO AMEND SECTION 12-44-40, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO FEE AGREEMENTS, SO AS TO CLARIFY CERTAIN LANGUAGE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3897 -- Reps. Loftis, Davenport, Limehouse, Haskins, Bannister, Frye, Hamilton, Harrison, Leach, Mulvaney, Owens, M.A. Pitts, Rice, Scarborough, Shoopman, Spires and Mahaffey: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-1-380 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT EACH PUBLIC SCHOOL IN THIS STATE SHALL PROVIDE A PUBLIC FORUM, SUBJECT TO REASONABLE TIME, PLACE, AND MANNER RESTRICTIONS, WHERE GROUPS OR ORGANIZATIONS MAY MEET AND DISCUSS CERTAIN ISSUES OF THE COMMUNITIES IN WHICH THEY RESIDE, TO PROVIDE THAT THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE SCHOOL DISTRICT MAY ESTABLISH CERTAIN FEES FOR THE USE OF ITS SCHOOL BUILDING FACILITIES, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE GROUP MAY BE CHARGED FOR ANY DAMAGES AND FURTHER USE OF THE FACILITIES MAY BE DENIED.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3898 -- Reps. Haskins, Bannister, Cato, Hamilton and G.R. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 23-47-20, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO 911 SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS, SO AS TO REQUIRE 911 SYSTEMS TO HAVE THE CAPACITY TO RECEIVE TEXT MESSAGING CONTACTS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3899 -- Reps. J.H. Neal and F.N. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-1-456 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT AN EMPLOYEE MAY BE GRANTED BY HIS EMPLOYER A SPECIFIED AMOUNT OF ADDITIONAL PAID LEAVE EACH YEAR FOR THE PURPOSE OF ATTENDING CERTAIN ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOL CONFERENCES OR ACTIVITIES DURING THE EMPLOYEE'S WORK HOURS OR TO ENGAGE IN CERTAIN VOLUNTEER TEACHING ACTIVITIES IN THE SCHOOLS, TO PROVIDE THAT THE EMPLOYERS OF THESE EMPLOYEES ARE ENTITLED TO A SPECIFIED STATE INCOME TAX DEDUCTION FOR THESE ACTIVITIES, AND TO PROVIDE THE PROCEDURES NECESSARY TO IMPLEMENT THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3900 -- Reps. J.H. Neal, F.N. Smith and Gullick: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 12-6-3379 SO AS TO ALLOW A STATE INCOME TAX CREDIT EQUAL TO THIRTY PERCENT OF THE COST TO THE TAXPAYER FOR THE PURCHASE AND INSTALLATION OF A SOLAR OR WIND ENERGY SYSTEM ON PROPERTY IN THIS STATE AND TO PROVIDE THE REQUIREMENTS APPLICABLE FOR CLAIMING THIS CREDIT.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3901 -- Reps. J.H. Neal and F.N. Smith: 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 AS LONG AS THE MATERIAL MAY HAVE PROBATIVE VALUE AS EVIDENCE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3902 -- Reps. J.H. Neal and F.N. Smith: 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. 3903 -- Rep. J.H. Neal: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 20-7-510, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT REPORTING REQUIREMENTS AND PROCEDURES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT REPORTS OF CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT RECEIVED BY TELEPHONE MUST BE RECORDED AND MAINTAINED IN ACCORDANCE WITH PROCEDURES FOR OTHER CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT REPORTS AND RECORDS; AND TO AMEND SECTION 20-7-640, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DUTIES OF THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES, INCLUDING MAINTAINING A TOLL-FREE NUMBER FOR, AMONG OTHER THINGS, THE REPORTING OF ABUSE AND NEGLECT, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT CALLS REPORTING ABUSE OR NEGLECT MUST BE RECORDED AND MAINTAINED IN ACCORDANCE WITH PROCEDURES FOR OTHER CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT REPORTS AND RECORDS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3904 -- Reps. J.H. Neal and F.N. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 15 TO CHAPTER 7, TITLE 6 SO AS TO ENACT THE "SOUTH CAROLINA INCLUSIONARY ZONING ACT" TO PROVIDE THAT COUNTIES AND MUNICIPALITIES ARE EMPOWERED TO USE INCLUSIONARY ZONING STRATEGIES TO EXPAND THE AVAILABILITY OF AFFORDABLE HOUSING.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3905 -- Rep. J.H. Neal: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 44-7-55 SO AS TO PROHIBIT HOSPITALS FROM CHARGING UNINSURED PATIENTS FEES IN EXCESS OF THE MAXIMUM FEES CHARGED TO INSURED PATIENTS FOR THE SAME SERVICES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3906 -- Rep. Witherspoon: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 40-15-125 SO AS TO REQUIRE A DENTAL LABORATORY THAT PERFORMS DENTAL TECHNOLOGICAL WORK OUTSIDE OF THIS STATE TO EMPLOY A PERSON WHO IS REGISTERED BY THE STATE BOARD OF DENTISTRY TO AUTHORIZE SUCH WORK BASED ON THE PRESCRIPTION OF A DENTIST LICENSED IN THIS STATE, TO REQUIRE THE LABORATORY TO PROVIDE INFORMATION CONCERNING THE LOCATION IN WHICH THE WORK WAS PERFORMED, AND TO REQUIRE THE LABORATORY TO PROVIDE A LIST OF THE MATERIALS USED IN THE WORK; AND TO AMEND SECTION 40-15-280, RELATING TO WORK AUTHORIZATIONS FOR DENTAL TECHNOLOGICAL WORK, SO AS TO REQUIRE THE INVOICE FOR A PRESCRIPTION TO INCLUDE THE CERTIFICATE NUMBER OF THE PERSON EMPLOYED BY THE LABORATORY WHICH IS TO PERFORM THE WORK.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3907 -- Reps. J.H. Neal and F.N. Smith: 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. 3908 -- Rep. W.D. Smith: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR THE YMCA BLUE RIDGE ASSEMBLY FOR ITS ONE HUNDRED YEARS OF SERVICE, AND TO WISH THE GROUP CONTINUED SUCCESS AND GROWTH IN THE COMING YEARS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3909 -- Reps. Chellis, Young, Harrell and Knight: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE PROFOUND SORROW OF THE MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA GENERAL ASSEMBLY UPON THE DEATH OF CORPORAL PHILLIP MICHAEL DEESE, OF DORCHESTER COUNTY, WHO DIED IN THE LINE OF DUTY WHILE SERVING WITH THE DORCHESTER COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE, AND TO CONVEY DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO HIS FAMILY AND MANY FRIENDS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3910 -- Reps. Chellis, Young, Harrell and Knight: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION NAME THE INTERCHANGE LOCATED AT EXIT 177 ALONG INTERSTATE HIGHWAY 26 IN DORCHESTER COUNTY "CORPORAL PHILLIP MICHAEL DEESE MEMORIAL INTERCHANGE", AND ERECT APPROPRIATE MARKERS OR SIGNS AT THIS INTERCHANGE THAT CONTAIN THE WORDS "CORPORAL PHILLIP MICHAEL DEESE MEMORIAL INTERCHANGE".
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Adopted

H. 3911 -- Reps. Lucas and Neilson: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 7-7-210, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE DESIGNATION OF VOTING PRECINCTS IN DARLINGTON COUNTY, SO AS TO REVISE CERTAIN VOTING PRECINCTS IN DARLINGTON 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 and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Ratified

H. 3912 -- Rep. White: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 40-47-30, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE REQUIREMENT TO BE LICENSED TO PRACTICE MEDICINE AND TO SPECIFY WHAT IS NOT TO BE CONSTRUED AS PRACTICING MEDICINE, SO AS TO CLARIFY THAT A PHYSICIAN MAY DELEGATE CERTAIN TASKS TO AN UNLICENSED PERSON IF THE PHYSICIAN IS IMMEDIATELY AVAILABLE AND TO PROVIDE THAT A PHYSICIAN IS NOT PROHIBITED FROM PRACTICING IN CONSULTATION WITH A SOUTH CAROLINA PHYSICIAN CONCERNING AN OPINION FOR THE SOUTH CAROLINA PHYSICIAN IN MANAGING THE CASE AND TREATMENT OF A PATIENT IN THIS STATE; TO AMEND SECTION 40-47-32, RELATING TO REQUIREMENTS FOR LICENSURE TO PRACTICE MEDICINE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PHYSICIAN WHO GRADUATED FROM A SCHOOL OUTSIDE OF THE UNITED STATES OR CANADA AND WHO HAS BEEN LICENSED FOR FIVE YEARS, RATHER THAN TEN YEARS, IN ANOTHER STATE, THE PHYSICIAN IS ONLY REQUIRED TO DOCUMENT ONE YEAR OF POST GRADUATE RESIDENCY TRAINING AND TO REVISE THE TIME WITHIN WHICH CERTAIN SPECIALTY EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS MUST BE UNDERTAKEN IN ORDER TO BE SUBSTITUTED FOR REQUIRED EXAMINATIONS; AND TO AMEND SECTION 40-47-35, RELATING TO LICENSURE AS AN EXPERT MEDICAL WITNESS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT RATHER THAN THE BOARD OF MEDICAL EXAMINERS LICENSING A PHYSICIAN AS AN EXPERT WITNESS, A PHYSICIAN WHO TESTIFIES IN A PROCEEDING IN THIS STATE IS DEEMED TO HAVE SUBMITTED TO THE JURISDICTION OF THE BOARD AND TO PROVIDE NOTICE AND INVESTIGATION PROCEDURES FOR COMPLAINTS RECEIVED.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3913 -- Reps. Hart, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hinson, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kelly, Kennedy, Kirsh, Knight, Leach, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Loftis, Lowe, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Mitchell, Moody-Lawrence, Moss, Mulvaney, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rice, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sellers, Shoopman, Simrill, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Spires, Stavrinakis, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Umphlett, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Williams, Witherspoon and Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION RECOGNIZING AND HONORING V. V. REID SCHOOL IN COLUMBIA AS IT OBSERVES ITS FIFTY-FOURTH ANNIVERSARY OF EDUCATING CHILDREN FOR THE FUTURE AND WISHING IT GREAT SUCCESS AS IT CELEBRATES ITS FIRST SCHOOL REUNION.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3914 -- Education and Public Works Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES, RELATING TO DRIVER TRAINING SCHOOLS, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 3093, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Ratified

H. 3915 -- Education and Public Works Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES, RELATING TO TRUCK DRIVER TRAINING SCHOOLS, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 3094, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Point of Order
Ratified

H. 3916 -- Rep. Thompson: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 2-19-70, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO ACTS PROHIBITED BY A CANDIDATE FOR JUDICIAL OFFICE, SO AS TO PROHIBIT A CANDIDATE FOR JUDICIAL OFFICE FROM CONTACTING A MEMBER OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY BEFORE THE FORMAL RELEASE OF THE JUDICIAL MERIT SELECTION COMMISSION'S REPORT ON QUALIFICATIONS OF CANDIDATES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3917 -- Rep. Cotty: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 16-3-655, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO CRIMINAL SEXUAL CONDUCT WITH A MINOR, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT CRIMINAL SEXUAL CONDUCT IN THE FIRST DEGREE OCCURS WHEN COMMITTED AGAINST A VICTIM LESS THAN SEVENTEEN, RATHER THAN SIXTEEN, WHEN THE ACTOR PREVIOUSLY HAS BEEN CONVICTED OF, PLEAD NOLO CONTENDERE TO, OR ADJUDICATED DELINQUENT FOR CERTAIN SPECIFIED OFFENSES, TO INCREASE THE AGE OF A VICTIM FROM LESS THAN SIXTEEN TO LESS THAN SEVENTEEN WHEN THE ACTOR IS IN A POSITION OF FAMILIAL, CUSTODIAL, OR OFFICIAL AUTHORITY TO COERCE THE VICTIM OR IS OLDER THAN THE VICTIM, TO PROVIDE THAT CERTAIN PERSONS MAY NOT BE CONVICTED OF CRIMINAL SEXUAL CONDUCT WITH A MINOR IN THE SECOND DEGREE BASED ON THE AGE OF THE PARTIES, AND TO REMOVE MISTAKE OF AGE AS A DEFENSE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3918 -- Reps. Scarborough and Hamilton: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING CHAPTER 62 TO TITLE 40 SO AS TO ENACT THE "INTERIOR DESIGN CONSUMER PROTECTION ACT"; TO PROVIDE CERTAIN DEFINITIONS; TO REQUIRE A PERSON RENDERING AN INTERIOR DESIGN SERVICE TO REGISTER WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING AND REGULATION; TO PROVIDE REQUIREMENTS FOR REGISTRATION AND RENEWAL OF REGISTRATION; AND TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THE REGISTRATION AND REGULATION OF INTERIOR DESIGNERS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3919 -- Reps. McLeod, Huggins, Ballentine, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hinson, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Jefferson, Jennings, Kelly, Kennedy, Kirsh, Knight, Leach, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Loftis, Lowe, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, Merrill, Miller, Mitchell, Moody-Lawrence, Moss, Mulvaney, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rice, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sellers, Shoopman, Simrill, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Spires, Stavrinakis, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Umphlett, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Williams, Witherspoon and Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND THE CHAPIN HIGH SCHOOL FLIGHT ON THEIR IMPRESSIVE WIN OF THE 2007 SCHOLASTIC AA STATE COLOR GUARD CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE, AND TO HONOR THE TEAM AND INSTRUCTORS BEN HIPP AND COURTNEY LAMPERT ON AN EXCEPTIONAL SEASON.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3920 -- Reps. Huggins, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hinson, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Jefferson, Jennings, Kelly, Kennedy, Kirsh, Knight, Leach, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Loftis, Lowe, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Mitchell, Moody-Lawrence, Moss, Mulvaney, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rice, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sellers, Shoopman, Simrill, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Spires, Stavrinakis, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Umphlett, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Williams, Witherspoon and Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE CHAPIN HIGH SCHOOL FLIGHT, ITS INSTRUCTORS, AND SCHOOL OFFICIALS, AT A DATE AND TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF RECOGNIZING AND COMMENDING THE TEAM ON ITS OUTSTANDING SEASON AND FOR CAPTURING THE 2007 SCHOLASTIC AA STATE COLOR GUARD CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3921 -- Rep. Scott: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR JULIA M. BOYD, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF COMMUNITY RELATIONS SERVICES FOR RICHLAND SCHOOL DISTRICT TWO, FOR HER OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTIONS TO SOUTH CAROLINA PUBLIC EDUCATION, AND TO WISH HER ALL THE BEST UPON HER RETIREMENT.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3922 -- Reps. W.D. Smith, Clyburn, J.H. Neal, Sellers, Hart, Jennings, Rutherford, Lucas, Coleman, Harvin, Hayes, Hosey, Miller and Vick: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 9-8-60, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO RETIREMENT AND RETIREMENT ALLOWANCES FOR PURPOSES OF THE RETIREMENT SYSTEM FOR JUDGES AND SOLICITORS, SO AS TO ALLOW A MEMBER ELIGIBLE TO RETIRE WITH THE MAXIMUM RETIREMENT ALLOWANCE EQUAL TO NINETY PERCENT OF THE CURRENT SALARY OF A JUDGE OR SOLICITOR TO RETIRE AND RECEIVE THIS RETIREMENT ALLOWANCE WHILE CONTINUING TO SERVE, AND TO PROVIDE THAT EMPLOYER AND EMPLOYEE CONTRIBUTIONS MUST BE PAID AS IF THAT JUDGE OR SOLICITOR WAS AN ACTIVE CONTRIBUTING MEMBER OF THE RETIREMENT SYSTEM FOR JUDGES AND SOLICITORS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3923 -- Reps. M.A. Pitts and Duncan: A BILL TO AMEND ACT 779 OF 1988, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO LAURENS COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICTS 55 AND 56, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE ELECTIONS FOR SCHOOL BOARDS OF TRUSTEES FOR THE DISTRICTS MUST BE HELD AT THE TIME OF THE GENERAL ELECTION INSTEAD OF THE SECOND TUESDAY OF MARCH, IN APPROPRIATE YEARS, BEGINNING IN 2010 AND 2012.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Debate Adjourned
Other proceedings
Ratified

H. 3924 -- Reps. Ceips, Duncan, Barfield, Cato, Chalk, Clemmons, Hardwick, Harrell, Mulvaney, Pinson, M.A. Pitts, Rutherford, D.C. Smith, J.R. Smith, Stavrinakis, Stewart and Taylor: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION EXPRESSING THE OPPOSITION OF THE MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY AND ALL SOUTH CAROLINIANS OF GOOD WILL TO THE VIEWS TO BE EXPRESSED AT A RALLY ON THE STATE HOUSE GROUNDS SCHEDULED FOR APRIL 21, 2007, BY A NEO-NAZI ORGANIZATION.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3925 -- Reps. Mack, Whipper, Breeland, Clyburn, Jefferson, Littlejohn and Parks: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 16-3-1030 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON MAY NOT USE A TASER TO SUBDUE AN ELEMENTARY OR MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENT ON A SCHOOL CAMPUS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3926 -- Reps. Mack, Sellers, Agnew, Barfield, Breeland, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Gullick, Hagood, Jefferson, Knight, Littlejohn, Mahaffey, Williams and Witherspoon: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 56-1-55 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IT IS UNLAWFUL FOR A SCHOOL BUS DRIVER TO OPERATE A SCHOOL BUS WHILE USING A CELLULAR TELEPHONE OR ANOTHER WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS DEVICE, AND TO PROVIDE A PENALTY FOR A VIOLATION OF THIS PROVISION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3927 -- Reps. F.N. Smith, Allen, Hart and Weeks: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 22-5-510, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO GRANTING BAIL AND BOND HEARINGS, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR REVIEW BY THE CIRCUIT COURT WHEN A MAGISTRATE DENIES BOND UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3928 -- Rep. M.A. Pitts: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE GREENWOOD COUNTY'S NINETY SIX HIGH SCHOOL MARCHING BAND ON CAPTURING THE 2006 SOUTH CAROLINA CLASS A STATE MARCHING BAND CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3929 -- Rep. M.A. Pitts: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO GREENWOOD COUNTY'S NINETY SIX HIGH SCHOOL MARCHING BAND, ITS DIRECTORS, AND SCHOOL OFFICIALS, AT A DATE AND TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF RECOGNIZING AND COMMENDING THE BAND FOR CAPTURING THE 2006 SOUTH CAROLINA CLASS A STATE MARCHING BAND CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3930 -- Rep. Witherspoon: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO AUTHORIZE THE SOUTH CAROLINA FARM BUREAU FEDERATION TO USE THE CHAMBER OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES ON THURSDAY, JULY 12, 2007, FOR THE 2007 ANNUAL SOUTH CAROLINA FARM BUREAU YOUTH LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3931 -- Reps. Anderson, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hinson, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kelly, Kennedy, Kirsh, Knight, Leach, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Loftis, Lowe, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Mitchell, Moody-Lawrence, Moss, Mulvaney, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rice, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sellers, Shoopman, Simrill, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Spires, Stavrinakis, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Umphlett, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Williams, Witherspoon and Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR MAJOR GENERAL GERALD EDWARD HARMON, OF GEORGETOWN COUNTY, FOR HIS EXTRAORDINARY CONTRIBUTIONS TO HIS COMMUNITY AND COUNTRY AND TO WISH HIM ALL THE BEST UPON HIS RETIREMENT FROM THE AIR NATIONAL GUARD.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3932 -- Reps. Delleney, W.D. Smith and F.N. Smith: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO FIX 12:00 NOON ON WEDNESDAY, MAY 23, 2007, AS THE TIME TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUSTICE OF THE SUPREME COURT, SEAT 5, TO FILL THE UNEXPIRED TERM WHICH EXPIRES ON JULY 31, 2010; TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE COURT OF APPEALS, SEAT 7, TO FILL THE UNEXPIRED TERM WHICH EXPIRES ON JUNE 30, 2008, AND THE SUBSEQUENT FULL TERM WHICH EXPIRES ON JUNE 30, 2014; AND TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE CIRCUIT COURT, FIFTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, SEAT 2, TO FILL THE UNEXPIRED TERM WHICH EXPIRES ON JUNE 30, 2009.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3933 -- Reps. Mitchell, Whipper, Branham, Cotty, Merrill, Loftis, Clyburn, Anderson, J.H. Neal, McLeod, F.N. Smith, Govan, Brantley, Ott, Alexander, Crawford, Bedingfield, Cato, Hosey, Lucas, Knight, Bingham, Agnew, Allen, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Ceips, Chellis, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Funderburk, Gambrell, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hinson, Hiott, Hodges, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kelly, Kennedy, Kirsh, Leach, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lowe, Mack, Mahaffey, Miller, Moss, Mulvaney, Neilson, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sellers, Shoopman, Simrill, Skelton, D.C. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Spires, Stavrinakis, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Umphlett, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, White, Whitmire, Williams, Witherspoon, Young and Frye: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO CREATE AN ADVISORY COMMITTEE TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL ENTITLED THE SOUTH CAROLINA ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE ADVISORY COMMITTEE TO STUDY AND CONSIDER EXISTING PRACTICES AT STATE AGENCIES RELATED TO ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE ISSUES IN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND REVITALIZATION PROJECTS IN THIS STATE, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE MEMBERSHIP AND ADDITIONAL DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF THE ADVISORY COMMITTEE.
Introduced
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Point of Order
Other proceedings
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 3934 -- Reps. McLeod, Jennings, Allen, Haskins, G.M. Smith and Viers: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, SO AS TO ENACT THE "JUDICIAL ENHANCEMENT ACT", BY ADDING SECTION 14-17-380 SO AS TO DIRECT EACH COUNTY CLERK OF COURT TO REPORT CERTAIN INFORMATION TO COURT ADMINISTRATION REGARDING INDICTMENTS; BY ADDING ARTICLE 3 TO CHAPTER 27, TITLE 15 SO AS TO PROVIDE A PROCEDURE FOR THE ASSIGNMENT OF A SINGLE CIRCUIT COURT JUDGE TO COMPLEX CIVIL ACTIONS; BY ADDING SECTION 20-7-405 SO AS TO EMPOWER A FAMILY COURT JUDGE TO APPOINT A HEARING OFFICER TO HEAR MATTERS INSTITUTED IN THE FAMILY COURT; BY ADDING SECTION 20-7-425 SO AS TO FACTORS FOR THE FAMILY COURT TO CONSIDER WHEN DETERMINING ATTORNEY'S FEES; TO AMEND SECTION 8-21-1010, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE SCHEDULE OF FEES AND COSTS TO BE COLLECTED BY MAGISTRATES, SO AS TO INCREASE THE FEE IN ALL CIVIL ACTIONS, FOR ISSUING A SUMMONS AND COPY FOR THE DEFENDANT, AND FOR FILING JUDGMENT WITH OR WITHOUT A HEARING FROM FORTY-FIVE DOLLARS TO ONE HUNDRED TWENTY DOLLARS; TO AMEND SECTION 17-27-70, RELATING TO POST-CONVICTION RELIEF PROCEDURES, SO AS TO REVISE THE PROCEDURE FOR JUDICIAL REVIEW OF POST-CONVICTION RELIEF FILINGS TO INCLUDE THE ISSUANCE OF A CERTIFICATE OF PROBABLE CAUSE; TO AMEND SECTION 22-3-10, RELATING TO THE CIVIL JURISDICTION OF MAGISTRATES COURTS, SO AS TO INCREASE THE CIVIL JURISDICTION FROM SEVEN THOUSAND FIVE HUNDRED DOLLARS TO FIFTEEN THOUSAND DOLLARS; TO AMEND SECTION 22-3-545, RELATING TO TRANSFER OF CERTAIN CASES FROM GENERAL SESSIONS COURT TO MAGISTRATES COURT, SO AS TO DELETE THE EXISTING PROVISIONS AND PROVIDE THAT A CASE MAY BE TRANSFERRED TO MAGISTRATES COURT IF THE PENALTY FOR THE CRIME DOES NOT EXCEED ONE YEAR OR IS A CRIME CLASSIFIED AS A MISDEMEANOR; AND TO AMEND SECTION 24-13-150, RELATING TO SERVICE OF A SENTENCE BY A PERSON WHO COMMITS A "NO PAROLE OFFENSE", SO AS TO ALLOW THE DIRECTOR OF THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS TO FURTHER REDUCE AN OFFENDER'S SENTENCE BELOW THE MANDATED EIGHTY-FIVE PERCENT REQUIREMENT DOWN TO SEVENTY-FIVE PERCENT UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Point of Order

H. 3935 -- Rep. Rutherford: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 16-15-130, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO INDECENT EXPOSURE, SO AS TO PROVIDE AN EXCEPTION FOR A PERSON WHO CONCEALS HIS PERSON FROM VIEW AND HAS NO INTENT TO EXPOSE HIMSELF IN A LEWD OR LASCIVIOUS MANNER.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3936 -- Rep. White: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 43-35-35, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO REQUIREMENTS FOR REPORTING DEATHS OF VULNERABLE ADULTS TO THE VULNERABLE ADULTS INVESTIGATIONS UNIT OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA LAW ENFORCEMENT DIVISION, SO AS TO EXEMPT REPORTING DEATHS OF VULNERABLE ADULT RESIDENTS IN NURSING HOMES CONTRACTED FOR OPERATION BY THE DEPARTMENT OF MENTAL HEALTH.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3937 -- Reps. Gullick and Kirsh: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND A WARM WELCOME AND BEST WISHES FOR A SUCCESSFUL VISIT TO OUR FRIENDS FROM THE RODDENSVALE SPECIAL SCHOOL CHOIR, LARNE, NORTHERN IRELAND, PARTICIPATING IN THE SCHOOLS EXCHANGE PROGRAMME IN COOPERATION WITH YORK COUNTY.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3938 -- Reps. Haskins, Cato, Leach, Shoopman and G.R. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 37-1-115 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT AS OF JULY 1, 2009, MERCHANTS AND OTHER PERSONS HONORING A CREDIT CARD FOR THE PURCHASE OR LEASE OF GOODS OR SERVICES MUST NOT INCLUDE THE CONSUMER'S CREDIT CARD NUMBER ON THE PRINTED RECEIPT PROVIDED TO THE CONSUMER.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3939 -- Rep. Scarborough: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 56-5-830 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE CIVIL ENFORCEMENT OF CERTAIN TRAFFIC LAWS BY THE USE OF TRAFFIC CONTROL SIGNAL MONITORING DEVICES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3940 -- Rep. Vick: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 44-7-325 AND SECTION 44-115-80, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BOTH RELATING TO FEES THAT MAY BE CHARGED FOR SEARCH AND DUPLICATION OF MEDICAL RECORDS, SO AS TO CONFORM THESE SECTIONS TO PROVIDE THAT NO FEE MAY BE CHARGED FOR DUPLICATION OF RECORDS WHEN A PHYSICIAN OR HEALTH CARE PROVIDER, OR AN AGENT OF A PHYSICIAN OR HEALTH CARE PROVIDER, REFERS A PATIENT TO ANOTHER PHYSICIAN OR HEALTH CARE PROVIDER FOR CONTINUATION OF TREATMENT FOR A SPECIFIC CONDITION AND TO DELETE A PROVISION THAT PROVIDES THAT NO FEE MAY BE CHARGED AT THE REQUEST OF A HEALTH CARE PROVIDER OR TO BE SENT TO A HEALTH CARE PROVIDER AT THE REQUEST OF A PATIENT FOR CONTINUING MEDICAL CARE; AND TO AMEND SECTION 44-115-110, RELATING TO PAYMENT FOR SERVICES RELATED TO MEDICAL RECORDS CONSTITUTING A DEBT AND THAT A PHYSICIAN MAY REQUIRE ADVANCE PAYMENT, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PHYSICIAN OR A HEALTH CARE PROVIDER, OR AN AGENT OF A PHYSICIAN OR HEALTH CARE PROVIDER MAY REQUIRE ADVANCE PAYMENT OR MAY CHARGE A SERVICE FEE FOR AN ACCOUNT THAT IS DELINQUENT SIXTY DAYS OR MORE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3941 -- Reps. Govan, Hiott, Anderson, Bowen, Breeland, G. Brown, Cobb-Hunter, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Jefferson, Littlejohn, Mack, Mitchell, J.H. Neal and Williams: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 59-65-45, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO ALTERNATIVE HOME SCHOOLING REQUIREMENTS, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE REPORTING OF CERTAIN INFORMATION REGARDING A STUDENT ATTENDING A HOME SCHOOL PROGRAM, AND TO AMEND SECTION 59-65-47, RELATING TO ASSOCIATIONS FOR HOME SCHOOLS, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE REPORTING OF CERTAIN INFORMATION REGARDING A STUDENT ATTENDING A HOME SCHOOL PROGRAM.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3942 -- Rep. Howard: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 44-53-110, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO CERTAIN DEFINITIONS RELATED TO NARCOTICS AND CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES, SO AS TO DEFINE A "BLUNT WRAP", AND TO ADD "BLUNT WRAP" TO THE ITEMS DEFINING THE TERM "PARAPHERNALIA".
Introduced and Committed

H. 3943 -- Rep. Young: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 20-7-479.5 SO AS TO REQUIRE THE SIGNATURES OF BOTH SPOUSES AS SETTLORS OF AN IRREVOCABLE TRUST THAT IS FUNDED BY PROPERTY THAT MAY BE DEEMED MARITAL PROPERTY IF MARITAL LITIGATION IS FILED.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3944 -- Reps. J.R. Smith, Clyburn, Perry, D.C. Smith and Spires: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND MRS. FRANCES PENNINGTON, DEPUTY DIRECTOR OF THE AIKEN COUNTY REGISTRATION AND ELECTIONS COMMISSION, FOR HER OUTSTANDING SERVICE UPON THE OCCASION OF HER RETIREMENT, AND TO WISH HER MUCH SUCCESS AND HAPPINESS IN ALL HER FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3945 -- Reps. Scott, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hinson, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kelly, Kennedy, Kirsh, Knight, Leach, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Loftis, Lowe, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Mitchell, Moody-Lawrence, Moss, Mulvaney, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rice, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Sellers, Shoopman, Simrill, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Spires, Stavrinakis, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Umphlett, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Williams, Witherspoon and Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE DR. SHIRLEY STAPLES CARTER ON RECEIVING THE PRESTIGIOUS JOURNALISM ADMINISTRATOR OF THE YEAR AWARD FROM THE SCRIPPS HOWARD FOUNDATION, AND TO HONOR HER OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTIONS TO JOURNALISM EDUCATION IN SOUTH CAROLINA.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3946 -- Reps. Hart, Duncan, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Edge, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hinson, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kelly, Kennedy, Kirsh, Knight, Leach, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Loftis, Lowe, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Mitchell, Moody-Lawrence, Moss, Mulvaney, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rice, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sellers, Shoopman, Simrill, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Spires, Stavrinakis, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Umphlett, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Williams, Witherspoon and Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS TO THE STUDENTS AND FACULTY OF VIRGINIA POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE AND STATE UNIVERSITY THE HEARTFELT SYMPATHY OF THE PEOPLE OF SOUTH CAROLINA IN THE UNIVERSITY'S TRAGIC LOSS OF LIFE OF APRIL 16, 2007, AND TO OFFER OUR PRAYERS AND CONDOLENCES.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3947 -- Reps. Talley and Kelly: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND THE ROEBUCK FIRE DISTRICT, OF SPARTANBURG COUNTY, UPON THE OCCASION OF ITS FIFTIETH ANNIVERSARY, TO THANK ITS FIREFIGHTERS FOR THEIR OUTSTANDING SERVICE TO THE ROEBUCK COMMUNITY, AND TO EXTEND BEST WISHES TO THE FIRE DISTRICT FOR THE FUTURE.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3948 -- Reps. Huggins, McLeod, Ballentine, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hinson, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Jefferson, Jennings, Kelly, Kennedy, Kirsh, Knight, Leach, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Loftis, Lowe, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, Merrill, Miller, Mitchell, Moody-Lawrence, Moss, Mulvaney, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rice, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sellers, Shoopman, Simrill, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Spires, Stavrinakis, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Umphlett, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Williams, Witherspoon and Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND ROBBY HOWARD, ANDREW LINDLER, AND ZACH RISH, OF CHAPIN, FOR THEIR COURAGEOUS RESCUE OF MS. PEGGY MOATES ON THE NIGHT OF JANUARY 4, 2007.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3949 -- Reps. Huggins, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hinson, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Jefferson, Jennings, Kelly, Kennedy, Kirsh, Knight, Leach, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Loftis, Lowe, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Mitchell, Moody-Lawrence, Moss, Mulvaney, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rice, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sellers, Shoopman, Simrill, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Spires, Stavrinakis, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Umphlett, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Williams, Witherspoon and Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE JACK AND GRACE HICKS ON THE OCCASION OF THEIR SIXTIETH WEDDING ANNIVERSARY AND TO EXTEND BEST WISHES FOR MANY MORE YEARS OF BLESSING AND FULFILLMENT.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3950 -- Rep. Kennedy: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING CHAPTER 97 TO TITLE 44 SO AS TO CREATE THE CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE INITIATIVE GOVERNING BOARD AND TO PROVIDE FOR ITS MEMBERSHIP, POWERS, AND DUTIES, INCLUDING MANAGING FUNDING AND IMPLEMENTING PROGRAMS TO EDUCATE THE PUBLIC AND HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS ABOUT KIDNEY DISEASE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3951 -- Reps. Bales and G. Brown: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE PROFOUND SORROW OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES UPON THE DEATH OF JOSEPH HAMPTON, JR., OF RICHLAND COUNTY, AND TO CONVEY THE DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO HIS FAMILY AND MANY FRIENDS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3952 -- Rep. Mitchell: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 3 TO CHAPTER 13, TITLE 40 SO AS TO ESTABLISH THE ELECTROLOGY LICENSURE AND REGULATORY COMMITTEE, AN ADVISORY COMMITTEE UNDER THE STATE BOARD OF COSMETOLOGY; TO PROVIDE FOR THE COMMITTEE'S MEMBERS, POWERS, AND DUTIES; TO PROVIDE LICENSING REQUIREMENTS; TO AUTHORIZE THE ESTABLISHMENT OF CONTINUING EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS; TO PROVIDE FOR THE APPROVAL OF ELECTROLOGY EDUCATION PROGRAMS; TO PROVIDE FEES AND PENALTIES; AND TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THE LICENSURE AND REGULATION OF ELECTROLOGY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3953 -- Rep. Vick: A BILL TO AMEND ACT 205 OF 1993, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE DISTRICT BOARD OF EDUCATION OF THE CHESTERFIELD COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT, SO AS TO REVISE THE DATE FOR ELECTIONS FOR TRUSTEES, AND THE FILING PERIOD FOR DECLARATIONS OF CANDIDACY; AND TO AMEND ACT 1010 OF 1968, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE LOCAL EDUCATION ADVISORY COUNCILS IN THE CHESTERFIELD COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT, SO AS TO REVISE THE MANNER IN WHICH THE MEMBERSHIP OF CERTAIN ADVISORY COUNCILS IS DETERMINED AND THE NUMBER OF MEMBERS OF EACH ADVISORY COUNCIL.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Ratified

H. 3954 -- Reps. Parks, M.A. Pitts and Pinson: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR FELTON AND DORIS BURTON, OF GREENWOOD COUNTY, FOR THEIR OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE CARE OF MENTALLY HANDICAPPED SOUTH CAROLINIANS, AND TO WISH THEM ALL THE BEST IN THE COMING YEARS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3955 -- Reps. Bedingfield, Miller, G.R. Smith, Cato, Bannister, Scarborough, Shoopman, M.A. Pitts, Duncan, Sandifer, Cooper, Merrill, Crawford, Jennings, Mulvaney, J.M. Neal, G.M. Smith and Loftis: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO HONOR AND RECOGNIZE THE HARLEY OWNERS GROUP OF SOUTH CAROLINA AND TO PROCLAIM SEPTEMBER 22, 2007, H.O.G. DAY IN SOUTH CAROLINA.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Adopted
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence

H. 3956 -- Rep. Alexander: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-19-35 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION SHALL ESTABLISH A MANDATORY CONTINUING EDUCATION PROGRAM FOR SCHOOL BOARD TRUSTEES, TO PROVIDE THAT EACH TRUSTEE MUST ATTEND SIX HOURS OF CONTINUING EDUCATION ANNUALLY, TO PROVIDE FOR THE CONTENTS OF THE REQUIRED INSTRUCTION, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE SCHOOL TRUSTEE CONTINUING EDUCATION PROGRAM MUST BE FUNDED BY THE STATE AND THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION MAY USE ITS OWN RESOURCES OR CONTRACT WITH PUBLIC OR PRIVATE ENTITIES TO CONDUCT THE PROGRAM.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3957 -- Rep. Harvin: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 44-39-20, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE BOARD OF THE DIABETES INITIATIVE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, SO AS TO DELETE THE REQUIREMENT THAT THE PRESIDENT OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA AFFILIATE OF THE AMERICAN DIABETES ASSOCIATION BE A MEMBER OF THE BOARD, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE VICE PRESIDENT OF THE SOUTHEASTERN DIVISION OF THE AMERICAN DIABETES ASSOCIATION BE A MEMBER OF THE BOARD.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3958 -- Reps. Weeks and G.M. Smith: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE DELORIS YVONNE MCBRIDE, ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF COMPUTER INFORMATION SYSTEMS AT MORRIS COLLEGE IN SUMTER COUNTY, ON BEING NAMED A RECIPIENT OF THE EXCELLENCE IN TEACHING AWARD BY SOUTH CAROLINA INDEPENDENT COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES, INC.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3959 -- Reps. Viers, Barfield, Clemmons, Edge, Hardwick, Hayes, Witherspoon, Miller, Govan and Anderson: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION IS REQUESTED TO CHANGE ALL HIGHWAY DIRECTIONAL SIGNS IN THE HIGHWAY RIGHTS-OF-WAY UNDER ITS JURISDICTION IN HORRY COUNTY FROM "WACCAMAW POTTERY", WHICH IS NOW CLOSED, TO "HARD ROCK PARK".
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Debate Adjourned
Adopted

H. 3960 -- Reps. Viers, Barfield, Clemmons, Edge, Hardwick, Hayes, Witherspoon, Miller, Govan and Anderson: A JOINT RESOLUTION THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION IS DIRECTED TO CHANGE ALL HIGHWAY DIRECTIONAL SIGNS IN THE HIGHWAY RIGHTS-OF-WAY UNDER ITS JURISDICTION IN HORRY COUNTY FROM "WACCAMAW POTTERY", WHICH IS NOW CLOSED, AND FANTASY HARBOUR TO "HARD ROCK PARK".
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Amended
Debate Adjourned
Message to Senate
Message from Senate
Ratified
Veto Message
Veto Overridden

H. 3961 -- 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. 3962 -- 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. 3963 -- 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. 3964 -- Reps. Duncan, Loftis, G.R. Smith, Hinson, Crawford, Lowe, Bedingfield, Barfield, Chellis, Clemmons, Delleney, Hardwick, Hiott, Merrill, Scarborough, Witherspoon, Rice, Owens, Mahaffey, Littlejohn and Young: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 23-31-250 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON WHO POSSESSES A CONCEALABLE WEAPONS PERMIT MAY CARRY A CONCEALABLE WEAPON ON HIS PERSON WHILE ON THE PREMISES OR PROPERTY OF A PUBLIC EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION; AND TO AMEND SECTION 23-31-215, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF CONCEALED WEAPON PERMITS, SO AS TO DELETE THE RESTRICTIONS PLACED UPON CARRYING A CONCEALABLE WEAPON INTO A SCHOOL OR COLLEGE EVENT.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Amended
Amended
Amended
Amended
Amended
Amended
Amended
Amended
Proposed Amendment
Proposed Amendment
Proposed Amendment
Proposed Amendment
Proposed Amendment
Proposed Amendment
Proposed Amendment
Proposed Amendment
Recommitted
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Request for Debate
Other proceedings
Point of Order
Point of Order
Point of Order
Point of Order
Point of Order

H. 3965 -- 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. 3966 -- 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 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. 3967 -- Reps. Sandifer, Cato, Perry, G. Brown, Hamilton and Phillips: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 23-47-10, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DEFINITION OF TERMS REGARDING THE PUBLIC SAFETY COMMUNICATIONS CENTER, SO AS TO REVISE THE DEFINITION OF THE TERM "COMMITTEE"; AND TO AMEND SECTION 23-47-65, RELATING TO THE CMRS EMERGENCY TELEPHONE ADVISORY COMMITTEE, SO AS TO REENACT THE SECTION ESTABLISHING THE COMMITTEE AND MAKE IT PERMANENT, TO REVISE THE NAME OF THE COMMITTEE, TO REMOVE THE STATE AUDITOR AND THE DIRECTOR OF THE OFFICE OF INFORMATION RESOURCES AS MEMBERS OF THIS COMMITTEE, TO INCLUDE A DIVISION DIRECTOR OF THE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD AS A MEMBER OF THE BOARD, TO ELIMINATE TERM LIMITS APPLICABLE TO COMMITTEE MEMBERS, TO MAKE TECHNICAL CHANGES, AND TO MAKE CONFORMING AMENDMENTS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3968 -- Reps. G.M. Smith, Lowe, J.H. Neal, Weeks and G. Brown: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION NAME THE PORTION OF UNITED STATES HIGHWAY 15 IN SUMTER COUNTY FROM ITS INTERSECTION WITH BEULAH CUTTINO ROAD TO ITS INTERSECTION WITH THE SUMTER/CLARENDON COUNTY LINE THE "CHARLES B. KUBALA, SR., ALLEN R. BRAZZELL, AND WILLIAM M. STRANGE MEMORIAL HIGHWAY", AND ERECT APPROPRIATE MARKERS OR SIGNS ALONG THIS HIGHWAY THAT CONTAIN THE WORDS "CHARLES B. KUBALA, SR., ALLEN R. BRAZZELL, AND WILLIAM M. STRANGE MEMORIAL HIGHWAY".
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Adopted

H. 3969 -- Reps. R. Brown, Harrell, Young, Breeland, Chellis and Knight: A HOUSE RESOLUTION JOINING THE CONGREGATION AND FRIENDS OF BETHEL AME CHURCH, OF SUMMERVILLE, ON THE JOYFUL OCCASION OF THE DEDICATION OF THEIR NEW SANCTUARY BUILDING A MERE TWO YEARS AFTER THE TRAGIC LOSS OF THE FORMER BUILDING TO FIRE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3970 -- Rep. Knight: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE BURNING MAGNETOS ROBOTICS TEAM AND ITS COACHES AND SPONSORS, AT A DATE AND TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF RECOGNIZING AND COMMENDING THE TEAM FOR ITS FIRST-PLACE FINISH IN THE 2007 NATIONAL FIRST ROBOTICS COMPETITION.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3971 -- Rep. Knight: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE THE BURNING MAGNETOS ROBOTICS TEAM, OF DORCHESTER COUNTY, ON ITS FIRST-PLACE FINISH IN THE 2007 NATIONAL FIRST ROBOTICS COMPETITION.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3972 -- Reps. Parks, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hinson, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kelly, Kennedy, Kirsh, Knight, Leach, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Loftis, Lowe, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Mitchell, Moody-Lawrence, Moss, Mulvaney, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rice, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sellers, Shoopman, Simrill, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Spires, Stavrinakis, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Umphlett, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Williams, Witherspoon and Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE PROFOUND SORROW OF THE MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA GENERAL ASSEMBLY UPON THE DEATH OF MR. JAMES CLARENCE PRINCE, OF MCCORMICK COUNTY, AND TO EXTEND THE DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO HIS FAMILY AND MANY FRIENDS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3973 -- Reps. Crawford, Mulvaney, Lowe, Bales, Herbkersman, Neilson, Gullick, Leach, Hardwick, Brantley, Davenport, Hodges, Kirsh, Limehouse, Loftis, Mahaffey, Scarborough, Shoopman, Walker and Witherspoon: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 16-13-445 SO AS TO CREATE THE OFFENSE OF POSSESSION OF A FALSIFIED FEDERALLY-ISSUED IDENTIFICATION CARD AND TO PROVIDE A PENALTY; AND TO AMEND SECTION 16-13-452, RELATING TO LAW ENFORCEMENT EXCEPTIONS, SO AS TO INCLUDE A REFERENCE TO SECTION 16-13-445.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3974 -- Rep. Rutherford: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 16-23-20, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE CARRYING OF A HANDGUN, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON MAY STOW A HANDGUN UNDER THE SEAT OF A VEHICLE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3975 -- Rep. Delleney: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO ALLOW THE GOVERNING BODY OF A COUNTY BY ORDINANCE TO POSTPONE FOR ONE ADDITIONAL YEAR A COUNTYWIDE PROPERTY TAX EQUALIZATION AND REASSESSMENT PROGRAM OTHERWISE SCHEDULED FOR IMPLEMENTATION BEGINNING FOR PROPERTY TAX YEAR 2007.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3976 -- Rep. Ott: A BILL TO ABOLISH THE CALHOUN COUNTY BOARD OF VOTER REGISTRATION AND THE CALHOUN COUNTY ELECTION COMMISSION AND TO CREATE THE CALHOUN COUNTY BOARD OF ELECTIONS AND REGISTRATION.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Ratified

H. 3977 -- Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs Committee: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 44-2-40, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE SUPERB FUND, SO AS TO DELETE THE REQUIREMENT THAT THE UNDERGROUND STORAGE TANK REGISTRATION AND ANNUAL RENEWAL FEE BE ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS; AND TO AMEND SECTION 44-2-60, RELATING TO THE REGISTRATION OF UNDERGROUND STORAGE TANKS AND CERTAIN FEES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THE AMOUNT OF REGISTRATION AND LATE FEE REVENUE USED FOR ADMINISTRATION MAY NOT EXCEED THE TOTAL AMOUNT COLLECTED FROM SUCH FEES ANNUALLY, AMONG OTHER THINGS.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Debate Adjourned

H. 3978 -- Rep. Walker: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-9-20, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO CERTAIN DEFINITIONS PERTAINING TO THE MOTOR VEHICLE FINANCIAL RESPONSIBILITY ACT, SO AS TO AMEND THE DEFINITION OF "PROOF OF FINANCIAL RESPONSIBILITY", TO DELETE A SPECIFIC MONETARY DAMAGE AMOUNT AND INSTEAD REFER TO A GENERAL POLICY REQUIREMENT; TO AMEND SECTION 56-9-353, RELATING TO A TYPE AND TERM OF A POLICY OR BOND, SO AS TO DELETE A SPECIFIC MONETARY AMOUNT AND INSTEAD REFER TO A GENERAL POLICY REQUIREMENT; AND TO AMEND SECTION 56-9-480, RELATING TO THE SATISFACTION OF JUDGMENTS, SO AS TO DELETE REFERENCE TO A SPECIFIC MONETARY AMOUNT AND INSTEAD REFER TO A GENERAL POLICY PROVISION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3979 -- Rep. Walker: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 56-3-621 SO AS TO PROVIDE A BIENNIAL REGISTRATION FEE FOR A MOTOR HOME; AND TO AMEND SECTION 56-3-20, RELATING TO CERTAIN DEFINITIONS CONCERNING MOTOR VEHICLE REGISTRATION AND LICENSING, SO AS TO DEFINE A MOTOR HOME.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3980 -- Rep. Walker: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-10, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS OF TERMS RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES, SO AS TO REVISE THE DEFINITION OF THE TERMS "STATE", "CONVICTION", AND "LOW SPEED VEHICLE", AND TO PROVIDE A DEFINITION FOR THE TERM "HOME JURISDICTION"; TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-640, RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES ISSUANCE OF A REPORT OF CONVICTIONS THAT OCCUR IN THE STATE OF PERSONS FROM OTHER STATES TO THE PERSONS' HOME STATE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THIS PROVISION ALSO APPLIES TO PERSONS FROM CANADA AND MEXICO; TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-747, RELATING TO THE DEFINITION OF THE TERM "CONVICTION", SO AS TO REVISE THE DEFINITION OF THIS TERM; TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-790, RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES AUTHORITY TO ENTER INTO RECIPROCAL AGREEMENTS WITH OTHER JURISDICTIONS FOR THE PURPOSE OF REPORTING CONVICTIONS IN ONE JURISDICTION BY A PERSON HOLDING A DRIVER'S LICENSE IN ANOTHER STATE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT WHEN A RESIDENT OF THIS STATE HAS BEEN CONVICTED OF A MOTOR VEHICLE VIOLATION IN ANOTHER STATE FOR WHICH THERE IS NO CORRESPONDING OFFENSE IN THIS STATE, THE CONVICTION MUST BE RECORDED ON THE PERSON'S DRIVING RECORD IN THIS STATE FOR HISTORICAL PURPOSES; TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-2030, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS OF TERMS RELATING TO A COMMERCIAL DRIVER'S LICENSE, SO AS TO DELETE THE TERM "CONVICTION" AND ITS DEFINITION; AND TO REPEAL SECTIONS 56-1-630, 56-1-710, AND 56-1-1310, ALL RELATING TO DEFINITIONS OF CERTAIN TERMS RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF A DRIVER'S LICENSE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3981 -- Rep. Walker: A BILL TO AMEND SECTIONS 31-17-530, 56-15-570, 56-16-150, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE REQUIREMENT FOR A SURETY BOND IN THE AMOUNT OF FIFTEEN THOUSAND DOLLARS FOR AN APPLICANT FOR LICENSURE AS A TRAVEL TRAILER DEALER, A WHOLESALE MOTOR VEHICLE AUCTION, AND A MOTORCYCLE DEALER OR WHOLESALER, SO AS TO INCREASE THE SURETY BOND AMOUNT TO THIRTY THOUSAND DOLLARS FOR EACH OF THESE APPLICANTS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3982 -- Rep. Walker: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-130, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO BASIC AND CLASSIFIED DRIVERS' LICENSES ALLOWING A LICENSEE TO OPERATE A MOTORCYCLE AND CERTAIN SPECIFIED MOTOR VEHICLES WHICH DO NOT EXCEED TWENTY-SIX THOUSAND POUNDS GROSS VEHICLE WEIGHT, SO AS TO CLARIFY THE TERM "GROSS VEHICLE WEIGHT"; TO AMEND SECTIONS 56-3-2540, 56-3-3500, 56-3-4100, 56-3-4200, 56-3-4410, 56-3-4600, 56-3-7300, 56-3-7750, 56-3-7780, AS AMENDED, 56-3-7910, 56-3-8000, AS AMENDED, 56-3-8600, 56-3-8710, 56-3-9000, 56-3-9100, 56-3-9400, 56-3-9500, 56-3-9600, AS AMENDED, AND SECTION 56-3-9910, RELATING TO "CONSERVE SOUTH CAROLINA" LICENSE PLATES, "PENN CENTER" LICENSE PLATES, "SOUTH CAROLINA ELKS ASSOCIATION" LICENSE PLATES, "CAROLINA PANTHERS" LICENSE PLATES, "SHARE THE ROAD" LICENSE PLATES, "HOMEOWNERSHIP: THE AMERICAN DREAM" LICENSE PLATES, "SALTWATER FISHING" LICENSE PLATES, FRATERNITY AND SORORITY LICENSE PLATES, "VIETNAM VETERANS" LICENSE PLATES, "H. L. HUNLEY SUBMARINE" LICENSE PLATES, TAX EXEMPT ORGANIZATIONS LICENSE PLATES, "DUCKS UNLIMITED" LICENSE PLATES, "NASCAR" LICENSE PLATES, "SERTOMA INTERNATIONAL" LICENSE PLATES, "SOUTH CAROLINA TECHNOLOGY ALLIANCE" LICENSE PLATES, "MORRIS ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE" LICENSE PLATES, "GOD BLESS AMERICA" LICENSE PLATES, "NO MORE HOMELESS PETS" LICENSE PLATES, AND "GOLD STAR FAMILY" LICENSE PLATES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT EACH OF THESE LICENSE PLATES MAY BE ISSUED TO OWNERS OF ANY VEHICLE CLASSIFIED AS A PASSENGER MOTOR VEHICLE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3983 -- Rep. Anderson: A BILL TO PROVIDE THAT BEGINNING JULY 1, 2007, THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE WILLIAMSBURG COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT SHALL CONSIST OF SEVEN MEMBERS APPOINTED FROM THE DISTRICT AT LARGE BY THE GOVERNOR UPON THE RECOMMENDATION OF THE WILLIAMSBURG COUNTY LEGISLATIVE DELEGATION, TO PROVIDE FOR THEIR TERMS OF OFFICE, AND TO REPEAL SECTION 1 OF ACT 632 OF 1980, ACT 577 OF 1982, ACT 798 OF 1988, AND ACT 471 OF 2002 RELATING TO THE ELECTION OR TERMS OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE SCHOOL DISTRICT OF WILLIAMSBURG COUNTY.
Introduced and Committed
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings

H. 3984 -- Reps. Huggins, Ballentine, Haley, Toole and E.H. Pitts: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO DECLARE APRIL 2007 AS "FAIR HOUSING MONTH" IN SOUTH CAROLINA AND TO RECOGNIZE AND SUPPORT "FAIR HOUSING MONTH" IN OUR STATE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3985 -- Reps. Ott, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hinson, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kelly, Kennedy, Kirsh, Knight, Leach, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Loftis, Lowe, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Mitchell, Moody-Lawrence, Moss, Mulvaney, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rice, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sellers, Shoopman, Simrill, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Spires, Stavrinakis, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Umphlett, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Williams, Witherspoon and Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND THE CALHOUN COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL VARSITY BOYS BASKETBALL TEAM FOR ITS OUTSTANDING SEASON AND FOR CAPTURING THE 2007 CLASS A STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE, AND TO HONOR THE TEAM'S EXCEPTIONAL PLAYERS, COACH, AND STAFF.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3986 -- Reps. Ott, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hinson, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kelly, Kennedy, Kirsh, Knight, Leach, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Loftis, Lowe, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Mitchell, Moody-Lawrence, Moss, Mulvaney, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rice, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sellers, Shoopman, Simrill, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Spires, Stavrinakis, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Umphlett, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Williams, Witherspoon and Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE CALHOUN COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL VARSITY BOYS BASKETBALL TEAM, COACH, AND SCHOOL OFFICIALS, AT A DATE AND TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF RECOGNIZING AND COMMENDING THE TEAM ON ITS OUTSTANDING SEASON AND FOR CAPTURING THE 2007 CLASS A STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3987 -- Rep. Phillips: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO FIX WEDNESDAY, MAY 23, 2007, IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING THE ELECTION OF A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN SEAT OF THE SUPREME COURT AND COURT OF APPEALS AND SUCCESSORS TO CERTAIN SEATS OF CIRCUIT COURTS, 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, AND WIL LOU GRAY OPPORTUNITY SCHOOL TO SUCCEED THOSE MEMBERS WHOSE TERMS EXPIRE IN 2007, OR WHOSE POSITIONS OTHERWISE MUST BE FILLED; AND TO ESTABLISH A PROCEDURE REGARDING NOMINATIONS AND NOMINATING AND SECONDING SPEECHES FOR THE CANDIDATES FOR THESE OFFICES DURING THE JOINT SESSION.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Point of Order
Returned by Senate With Amendment
Concurrence
Adopted
Message to Senate

H. 3988 -- Rep. Gullick: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND JOSEPH DUFFIELD, AGE NINE, AND JESSIE DUFFIELD, AGE SIX, OF YORK COUNTY, FOR THEIR EXEMPLARY WORK IN RAISING FUNDS TO SUPPLY MEDICINES FOR CHILDREN IN AFRICA WHO ARE AIDS VICTIMS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3989 -- Reps. Davenport, Haskins, Bedingfield, G.R. Smith, Ceips, Duncan, Littlejohn, Witherspoon, Agnew, Brantley, Chellis, Frye, Kelly, M.A. Pitts, Taylor, Young, Funderburk and Mulvaney: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO MEMORIALIZE CONGRESS TO REPEAL OR DECLINE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE "REAL ID ACT OF 2005" AND TO OPPOSE THE CREATION OF A FEDERAL NATIONAL IDENTIFICATION CARD.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Debate Adjourned
Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 3990 -- Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL, RELATING TO HAZARDOUS WASTE MANAGEMENT REGULATIONS, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 3096, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Ratified

H. 3991 -- Reps. McLeod, Haley, Toole, Spires, Huggins, Ott, E.H. Pitts, Bingham, Ballentine and Frye: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 7-7-380, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE DESIGNATION OF VOTING PRECINCTS IN LEXINGTON COUNTY, SO AS TO REVISE CERTAIN VOTING PRECINCTS OF LEXINGTON 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. 3992 -- Rep. Toole: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 55-11-320, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE RICHLAND-LEXINGTON AIRPORT DISTRICT AND COMMISSION, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT MEMBERS SHALL SERVE TERMS OF FOUR YEARS, NOT TO EXCEED THREE TERMS; AND TO AMEND SECTION 55-11-330, RELATING TO OFFICERS OF THE COMMISSION, SO AS TO SPECIFY THE MANNER IN WHICH THE CHAIRMANSHIP OF THE COMMISSION IS ROTATED.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3993 -- Reps. Duncan, Bedingfield, Davenport, Barfield, Brantley, G. Brown, Ceips, Gambrell, Hiott, Hodges, Jennings, Knight, Leach, Littlejohn, Lowe, Miller, Owens, M.A. Pitts, G.M. Smith, J.R. Smith, Spires and Taylor: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 53-3-125 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE OPENING DAY OF THE ANNUAL MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL SEASON EACH YEAR IS DESIGNATED AS "TEXTILE LEAGUE BASEBALL DAY" IN SOUTH CAROLINA.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings

H. 3994 -- Reps. J.H. Neal, Clyburn, Rutherford, Sellers, Brantley, Hodges, Jefferson, Hart, Mitchell, Alexander, Anthony, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cobb-Hunter, Harvin and Weeks: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-18-510 SO AS TO ENACT THE "SOUTH CAROLINA HIGH SCHOOL DROPOUT PREVENTION ACT OF 2007" SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT ANY HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT DURING A SCHOOL YEAR WHO HAS CUMULATIVELY FAILED TO PASS AT LEAST TWO UNITS OF INSTRUCTION REQUIRED FOR A HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA IN THE STUDENT'S PROGRAM OF STUDY OR WHO HAS SCORED IN THE TWENTY-FIVE PERCENTILE OR LOWER ON APPLICABLE END-OF-YEAR ASSESSMENT TESTS MUST MEET WITH HIS HIGH SCHOOL GUIDANCE COUNSELOR AND HIS PARENTS OR LEGAL GUARDIAN BEFORE THE START OF THE NEXT SCHOOL YEAR TO REVIEW THE STUDENT'S INDIVIDUALIZED EDUCATIONAL PLAN AND HIS ACADEMIC PROGRESS TO DETERMINE IF MODIFICATIONS IN THE PLAN OR CHANGES IN THE STUDENT'S PROGRAM OF STUDY ARE REQUIRED IN ORDER TO ALLOW THE STUDENT TO ACHIEVE GREATER EDUCATIONAL BENEFITS AND ALSO TO PREVENT THE STUDENT FROM DROPPING OUT OF SCHOOL; TO AMEND SECTION 59-63-230, RELATING TO NOTIFICATION TO PARENTS OR LEGAL GUARDIAN OF A PUPIL WHO HAS BEEN SUSPENDED FROM A CLASS OR SCHOOL AND CONFERENCES IN REGARD TO THE SUSPENSION WITH THE STUDENT'S PARENTS OR LEGAL GUARDIAN WHICH ARE AVAILABLE WITH SCHOOL ADMINISTRATORS, SO AS TO REQUIRE THE CONFERENCE TO BE HELD AND FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THE INFORMATION TO BE COVERED AT THE CONFERENCE; TO AMEND SECTION 59-65-10, RELATING TO THE RESPONSIBILITY OF PARENTS OR A LEGAL GUARDIAN TO CAUSE THEIR CHILD TO ATTEND SCHOOL DURING CERTAIN AGES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A CHILD WHO HAS NOT ATTAINED THE AGE OF NINETEEN RATHER THAN SEVENTEEN AND WHO HAS NOT GRADUATED FROM HIGH SCHOOL IS REQUIRED TO ATTEND SCHOOL.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3995 -- Reps. Parks, Clyburn, Agnew, Duncan, Frye, Harvin, McLeod, Phillips, M.A. Pitts, Spires and Taylor: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 77 TO CHAPTER 3, TITLE 56 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES SHALL ISSUE SPECIAL MOTOR VEHICLE LICENSE PLATES TO THE MEMBERS OF THE GLEAMNS HUMAN RESOURCES COMMISSION FOR PRIVATE PASSENGER MOTOR VEHICLES OWNED BY THEM.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3996 -- Reps. Bales, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hinson, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kelly, Kennedy, Kirsh, Knight, Leach, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Loftis, Lowe, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Mitchell, Moody-Lawrence, Moss, Mulvaney, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rice, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sellers, Shoopman, Simrill, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Spires, Stavrinakis, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Umphlett, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Williams, Witherspoon and Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE MRS. RUTH WOOTEN, OF RICHLAND COUNTY, ON THE OCCASION OF HER NINETY-FIFTH BIRTHDAY, AND TO WISH HER A JOYOUS BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION AND MANY MORE YEARS OF HEALTH AND HAPPINESS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 3997 -- Rep. Spires: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 40-11-260, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO CONTRACTOR'S FINANCIAL STATEMENTS, NET WORTH REQUIREMENTS, AND FINANCIAL LIMITATIONS ON BIDS AND JOBS, SO AS TO INCREASE FOR GROUP FOUR MECHANICAL CONTRACTORS THE BID AND JOB LIMITATION FROM ONE HUNDRED TWENTY-FIVE THOUSAND DOLLARS TO FIVE HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS AND THE NET WORTH REQUIREMENT FROM TWENTY-FIVE THOUSAND DOLLARS TO SEVENTY-FIVE THOUSAND DOLLARS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3998 -- Rep. Edge: 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 INCLUDE IN THIS EXEMPTION PRESCRIPTIONS FOR THE TREATMENT OF CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE RELATED ANEMIA PRIOR TO DIALYSIS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 3999 -- Rep. Witherspoon: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 23-1-212, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO ENFORCEMENT OF STATE CRIMINAL LAWS BY FEDERAL LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS, SO AS TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THE TYPES OF UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF INTERIOR OFFICERS AND AGENTS WHO MAY ENFORCE THESE LAWS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4000 -- Rep. G. Brown: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND BISHOPVILLE'S LEE CENTRAL COMPREHENSIVE HIGH SCHOOL BOYS BASKETBALL TEAM FOR ITS OUTSTANDING SEASON AND FOR CAPTURING THE 2007 CLASS AA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE, AND TO HONOR THE TEAM'S EXCEPTIONAL PLAYERS, COACHES, AND STAFF.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4001 -- Rep. G. Brown: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND BISHOPVILLE'S LEE CENTRAL COMPREHENSIVE HIGH SCHOOL LADY STALLIONS BASKETBALL TEAM ON ITS OUTSTANDING SEASON AND ITS IMPRESSIVE WIN OF THE 2007 CLASS AA STATE GIRLS BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE, AND TO HONOR THE TEAM'S EXCEPTIONAL PLAYERS, COACHES, AND STAFF.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4002 -- Rep. G. Brown: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE LEE CENTRAL COMPREHENSIVE HIGH SCHOOL BOYS BASKETBALL TEAM, COACHES, AND SCHOOL OFFICIALS, AT A DATE AND TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF RECOGNIZING AND COMMENDING THE TEAM ON ITS OUTSTANDING SEASON AND FOR CAPTURING THE 2007 CLASS AA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4003 -- Rep. G. Brown: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE LEE CENTRAL COMPREHENSIVE HIGH SCHOOL LADY STALLIONS BASKETBALL TEAM, COACHES, AND SCHOOL OFFICIALS, AT A DATE AND TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF RECOGNIZING AND COMMENDING THE TEAM ON ITS OUTSTANDING SEASON AND FOR CAPTURING THE 2007 CLASS AA STATE GIRLS BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4004 -- Reps. Scott, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hinson, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kelly, Kennedy, Kirsh, Knight, Leach, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Loftis, Lowe, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Mitchell, Moody-Lawrence, Moss, Mulvaney, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rice, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Sellers, Shoopman, Simrill, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Spires, Stavrinakis, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Umphlett, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Williams, Witherspoon and Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO HONOR MRS. FRANCENIA D. MOORE, OF RICHLAND COUNTY, ON THE OCCASION OF MOTHER'S DAY, AND TO WISH HER A JOYOUS CELEBRATION AND MANY MORE YEARS OF HEALTH AND HAPPINESS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4005 -- Rep. Duncan: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE THE RICH HISTORY OF THE TEXTILE LEAGUE BASEBALL TEAMS IN SOUTH CAROLINA AND TO APPRECIATE THE MANY SOUTH CAROLINIANS WHO PARTICIPATED IN THE LEAGUES AND ACKNOWLEDGE THEIR ENDURING LEGACY FOR ALL SOUTH CAROLINIANS TO TREASURE.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4006 -- Reps. Ballentine, Huggins, E.H. Pitts, Haley, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hinson, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Jefferson, Jennings, Kelly, Kennedy, Kirsh, Knight, Leach, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Loftis, Lowe, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Mitchell, Moody-Lawrence, Moss, Mulvaney, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, M.A. Pitts, Rice, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sellers, Shoopman, Simrill, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Spires, Stavrinakis, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Umphlett, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Williams, Witherspoon and Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE MR. EDDIE WILDER, PRESIDENT OF ERA WILDER REALTY, ON RECEIVING THE ERA AWARD NAMING HIS COMPANY THE NUMBER-ONE ERA FRANCHISE IN THE WORLD.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4007 -- Rep. Clemmons: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND CONGRATULATE PRIVATE FIRST CLASS KIMBERLY "KIM" POIRIER UPON BEING NAMED ROTARY CLUB OF MYRTLE BEACH OFFICER JOE MCGARRY MEMORIAL POLICE OFFICER OF THE YEAR FOR 2006, AND TO COMMEND HER FOR HER OUTSTANDING SERVICE AS A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER AND AS AN ASSET TO HER STATE, COUNTY, AND CITY.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4008 -- Reps. R. Brown, Harrell, Young, Breeland, Chellis and Knight: A HOUSE RESOLUTION JOINING THE CONGREGATION AND FRIENDS OF BETHEL AME CHURCH, OF SUMMERVILLE, ON THE JOYFUL OCCASION OF THE DEDICATION OF THEIR NEW SANCTUARY BUILDING A MERE TWO YEARS AFTER THE TRAGIC LOSS OF THE FORMER BUILDING TO FIRE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4009 -- Rep. Merrill: 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, MAY 11, 2007, FROM 12:00 NOON UNTIL 4:00 P.M., TO ALLOW TEENPACT STUDENTS TO CONDUCT THEIR ANNUAL MEETING.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4010 -- Rep. Bedingfield: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE MAULDIN HIGH SCHOOL ROBOTICS TEAM AND ITS COACHES AND SPONSORS, AT A DATE AND TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF RECOGNIZING AND COMMENDING THE TEAM FOR ITS FIRST-PLACE DIVISION FINISH AND THIRD-PLACE OVERALL FINISH IN THE 2007 FIRST WORLD ROBOTICS CHAMPIONSHIP EVENT.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4011 -- Rep. Bedingfield: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE THE MAULDIN HIGH SCHOOL ROBOTICS TEAM, OF GREENVILLE COUNTY, ON ITS FIRST-PLACE DIVISION FINISH AND THIRD-PLACE OVERALL FINISH IN THE 2007 FIRST WORLD ROBOTICS CHAMPIONSHIP EVENT.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4012 -- Reps. Agnew and Gambrell: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION NAME THE PORTION OF SOUTH CAROLINA HIGHWAY 28 IN ABBEVILLE COUNTY FROM THE MCCORMICK COUNTY LINE TO THE ANDERSON COUNTY LINE THE "173D AIRBORNE BRIGADE (SEP) SKY SOLDIERS MEMORIAL HIGHWAY VIETNAM 1965-1971" AND ERECT APPROPRIATE MARKERS OR SIGNS ALONG THIS HIGHWAY THAT CONTAIN THE WORDS "173D AIRBORNE BRIGADE (SEP) SKY SOLDIERS MEMORIAL HIGHWAY VIETNAM 1965-1971".
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Adopted

H. 4013 -- Reps. Agnew and Gambrell: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION NAME THE PORTION OF SOUTH CAROLINA HIGHWAY 72 IN ABBEVILLE COUNTY FROM ITS INTERSECTION WITH SECONDARY HIGHWAY S-1-139 TO ITS INTERSECTION WITH SOUTH CAROLINA HIGHWAY 28 "SERGEANT DANNY WILSON AND CONSTABLE DONNIE OUZTS MEMORIAL HIGHWAY" AND ERECT APPROPRIATE MARKERS OR SIGNS ALONG THIS HIGHWAY THAT CONTAIN THE WORDS "SERGEANT DANNY WILSON AND CONSTABLE DONNIE OUZTS MEMORIAL HIGHWAY".
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Adopted

H. 4014 -- Reps. Scott, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hinson, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kelly, Kennedy, Kirsh, Knight, Leach, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Loftis, Lowe, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Mitchell, Moody-Lawrence, Moss, Mulvaney, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rice, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Sellers, Shoopman, Simrill, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Spires, Stavrinakis, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Umphlett, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Williams, Witherspoon and Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO HONOR MRS. ETHEL L. WESTON, OF RICHLAND COUNTY, ON THE OCCASION OF MOTHER'S DAY, AND TO WISH HER A JOYOUS CELEBRATION AND MANY MORE YEARS OF HEALTH AND HAPPINESS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4015 -- Rep. G.M. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 39-5-38, RELATING TO DECEPTIVE OR MISLEADING ADVERTISEMENT OF A LIVE MUSICAL PERFORMANCE, SO AS TO DEFINE A SOUND RECORDING, AND TO PROVIDE CERTAIN EXEMPTIONS, REMEDIES, AND A FINE.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Debate Adjourned
Other proceedings
Point of Order

H. 4016 -- Reps. Knight, Hosey, Williams, Gullick, Brantley, Moss, Stavrinakis, Bowen, G. Brown, Chellis, Duncan, Haskins, Hinson, Howard, Jefferson, Neilson, J.R. Smith, Spires and Young: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLES 101, 102, AND 103 TO CHAPTER 3, TITLE 56 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES MAY ISSUE "OPERATION DESERT STORM-DESERT SHIELD VETERAN" LICENSE PLATES, "OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM VETERAN" LICENSE PLATES, AND "OPERATION IRAQI FREEDOM VETERAN" LICENSE PLATES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4017 -- Rep. Huggins: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 11-35-5270, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE SMALL AND MINORITY BUSINESS ASSISTANCE OFFICE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IT SHALL NOT IMPOSE A MINIMUM AMOUNT OF TIME FOR WHICH A BUSINESS MUST OPERATE BEFORE BECOMING ELIGIBLE FOR CERTIFICATION AS A MINORITY FIRM IN THIS STATE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4018 -- Reps. E.H. Pitts, Toole and Ott: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 50-11-515 SO AS TO PERMIT AMERICAN INDIAN ARTISTS WHO ARE MEMBERS OF A TRIBE RECOGNIZED BY THE SOUTH CAROLINA COMMISSION FOR MINORITY AFFAIRS TO ADVERTISE AND SELL THEIR ARTS AND CRAFTS CONTAINING WILD TURKEY FEATHERS UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4019 -- Rep. Harrison: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 43-5-590, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES WITH REGARD TO FEDERALLY APPROVED CHILD SUPPORT PLANS, SO AS TO CHANGE A REFERENCE FROM "AID TO FAMILIES WITH DEPENDENT CHILDREN" TO "TEMPORARY ASSISTANCE TO NEEDY FAMILIES" AND TO MAKE OTHER TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4020 -- Rep. Barfield: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 59-136-140, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO MEETINGS OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF COASTAL CAROLINA UNIVERSITY, SO AS TO DELETE THE REQUIREMENT THAT THE BOARD ONLY MEET IN CONWAY, AND TO ADD SECTION 59-136-160 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT ALL PROPERTY, REAL AND PERSONAL, AND RIGHTS OF EVERY DESCRIPTION VESTED IN THE UNIVERSITY SHALL BE VESTED IN "COASTAL CAROLINA UNIVERSITY".
Introduced and Committed
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recalled
Debate Adjourned
Point of Order

H. 4021 -- Rep. G.M. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 16-17-650, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO COCKFIGHTING, SO AS TO INCREASE THE PENALTIES FOR THE OFFENSE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4022 -- Reps. R. Brown, Allen, Bales, G. Brown, Davenport, Kirsh, Littlejohn, Mack, Mitchell, Neilson, Scott and F.N. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 40-7-285 SO AS TO ALLOW COSMETOLOGISTS, ESTHETICIANS, AND MANICURISTS TO PRACTICE IN BARBERSHOPS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4023 -- Reps. Umphlett, Witherspoon, Dantzler, Frye, Jefferson, Merrill and Toole: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 50-13-221 SO AS TO REVISE THE NUMBER AND SIZE OF STRIPED BASS (ROCKFISH) WHICH MAY BE TAKEN OR POSSESSED PER DAY IN LAKE MARION, LAKE MOULTRIE, AND THE DIVERSION CANAL DURING SPECIFIED PERIODS, TO PROVIDE FOR CATCH AND RELEASE PROVISIONS, AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS; BY ADDING SECTION 50-13-222 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT BEGINNING JULY 1, 2007, AND CONTINUING FOR A PERIOD OF FIVE YEARS UNTIL JUNE 30, 2012, THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES SHALL PLACE AT LEAST SEVENTY-FIVE PERCENT OF ALL STRIPED BASS FINGERLINGS AND FRY IT RAISES OR PROCURES EACH FISCAL YEAR IN LAKES MARION AND MOULTRIE WITH THE BALANCE PLACED IN OTHER LAKES AND RIVERS IN THE STATE; TO AMEND SECTION 50-13-220, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DAILY CATCH LIMITS OF FIVE STRIPED BASS IN CERTAIN WATERS OF THIS STATE, SO AS TO DELETE LAKE MARION, LAKE MOULTRIE, AND DIVERSION CANAL FROM THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION; TO AMEND SECTION 50-13-230, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE AUTHORITY OF THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES TO REVISE STRIPED BASS LIMITS, SO AS TO INCLUDE SECTION 50-13-221 WITHIN THIS SECTION; AND TO AMEND SECTION 50-13-235, AS AMENDED, REQUIRING STRIPED BASS TAKEN FROM CERTAIN WATERS TO BE AT LEAST TWENTY-ONE INCHES IN SIZE, SO AS TO DELETE LAKE MARION AND LAKE MOULTRIE FROM THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4024 -- Reps. Funderburk, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Frye, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hinson, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kelly, Kennedy, Kirsh, Knight, Leach, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Loftis, Lowe, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Mitchell, Moody-Lawrence, Moss, Mulvaney, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rice, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sellers, Shoopman, Simrill, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Spires, Stavrinakis, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Umphlett, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Williams, Witherspoon and Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND THE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA EQUESTRIAN TEAM ON ITS OUTSTANDING SEASON AND ITS IMPRESSIVE WIN OF THE VARSITY EQUESTRIAN NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE, AND TO HONOR THE TEAM'S EXCEPTIONAL RIDERS, COACHES, AND STAFF.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4025 -- Reps. Funderburk, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Frye, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hinson, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kelly, Kennedy, Kirsh, Knight, Leach, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Loftis, Lowe, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Mitchell, Moody-Lawrence, Moss, Mulvaney, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rice, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sellers, Shoopman, Simrill, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Spires, Stavrinakis, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Umphlett, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Williams, Witherspoon and Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA EQUESTRIAN TEAM, COACHES, AND SCHOOL OFFICIALS, AT A DATE AND TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF RECOGNIZING AND COMMENDING THE TEAM ON ITS OUTSTANDING SEASON AND FOR CAPTURING THE 2007 VARSITY EQUESTRIAN NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4026 -- Reps. Jefferson, Williams, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hinson, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jennings, Kelly, Kennedy, Kirsh, Knight, Leach, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Loftis, Lowe, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Mitchell, Moody-Lawrence, Moss, Mulvaney, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rice, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sellers, Shoopman, Simrill, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Spires, Stavrinakis, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Umphlett, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Witherspoon and Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION EXPRESSING THE SYMPATHY OF THE MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO THE FAMILY AND MANY FRIENDS OF THE LATE MARTHA ANN MIDDLETON PRIOLEAU SIMMONS OF PINEVILLE IN BERKELEY COUNTY.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4027 -- Rep. Bales: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 14-1-211, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE GENERAL SESSIONS COURT SURCHARGE FOR CRIME VICTIM SERVICES, SO AS TO INCREASE THE SURCHARGE ON ALL CONVICTIONS IN GENERAL SESSIONS COURT AND MAGISTRATES AND MUNICIPAL COURTS BY FIVE DOLLARS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4028 -- Reps. Mitchell, Whipper, Loftis, F.N. Smith, Allen, Davenport, Alexander, R. Brown, Mack and Spires: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 3 TO CHAPTER 117, TITLE 44 SO AS TO AUTHORIZE AND ESTABLISH THE PROCEDURES FOR ELECTRONIC PRESCRIPTION PROCESSING, INCLUDING, AMONG OTHER THINGS, CONTENTS OF THE PRESCRIPTION, ACCEPTABLE METHODS OF ELECTRONIC PRESCRIPTION TRANSMISSION, CRITERIA AND SAFEGUARDS FOR THE ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT UTILIZED TO ELECTRONICALLY TRANSMIT THESE PRESCRIPTIONS, PATIENT CONFIDENTIALITY, AND SANCTIONS FOR VIOLATIONS.
Introduced
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Other proceedings
Point of Order

H. 4029 -- Rep. Barfield: A BILL TO AMEND ACT 114 OF 1959, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE HORRY COUNTY HIGHER EDUCATION COMMISSION, SO AS TO REVISE THE MANNER IN WHICH MEMBERS OF THE COMMISSION ARE APPOINTED, TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR WHERE THE COMMISSION WILL MEET, AND TO REVISE OR DELETE OBSOLETE LANGUAGE.
Introduced and Committed
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recalled
Debate Adjourned
Point of Order
Ratified

H. 4030 -- Reps. McLeod, Leach, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hinson, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kelly, Kennedy, Kirsh, Knight, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Loftis, Lowe, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, Merrill, Miller, Mitchell, Moody-Lawrence, Moss, Mulvaney, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rice, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sellers, Shoopman, Simrill, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Spires, Stavrinakis, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Umphlett, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Williams, Witherspoon and Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO DESIGNATE THE MONTH OF MAY 2007, AS "MENTAL HEALTH MONTH" IN SOUTH CAROLINA AND TO RAISE AWARENESS AND UNDERSTANDING OF MENTAL ILLNESS AND THE NEED FOR APPROPRIATE AND ACCESSIBLE SERVICES FOR ALL PEOPLE WITH MENTAL ILLNESS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4031 -- Rep. Bales: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION NAME THE INTERCHANGE LOCATED AT THE INTERSECTION OF HAZELWOOD ROAD AND GARNERS FERRY ROAD IN RICHLAND COUNTY THE "JUDGE ROBERT BURNSIDE INTERCHANGE" AND ERECT APPROPRIATE MARKERS OR SIGNS AT THIS INTERCHANGE THAT CONTAIN THE WORDS "JUDGE ROBERT BURNSIDE INTERCHANGE".
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4032 -- Reps. Kirsh, Anthony, Coleman, Delleney, Funderburk, Gullick, Jennings, Lucas, Moss, Mulvaney, Neilson, Simrill and Vick: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND THE OLDE ENGLISH DISTRICT TOURISM COMMISSION AND RECOGNIZE ITS TWENTY-FIVE YEAR COMMITMENT TO PROMOTING TOURISM AND HISTORY IN CHESTER, CHESTERFIELD, FAIRFIELD, KERSHAW, LANCASTER, UNION, AND YORK COUNTIES WHICH GREATLY CONTRIBUTES TO MAKING TOURISM THE NUMBER ONE INDUSTRY IN THE STATE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4033 -- Rep. Harrison: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND CONGRATULATIONS TO MS. GLORIA D. HALLMAN, OF THE OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY OF STATE, UPON THE OCCASION OF HER RETIREMENT, TO COMMEND HER FOR HER OUTSTANDING SERVICE, AND TO WISH HER MUCH SUCCESS, HEALTH, AND HAPPINESS IN ALL HER FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4034 -- Reps. Scott, Alexander, Govan, Hosey, Brantley, Agnew, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hinson, Hiott, Hodges, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kelly, Kennedy, Kirsh, Knight, Leach, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Loftis, Lowe, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Mitchell, Moody-Lawrence, Moss, Mulvaney, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rice, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Sellers, Shoopman, Simrill, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Spires, Stavrinakis, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Umphlett, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Williams, Witherspoon and Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION APPLAUDING SOUTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY, OF ORANGEBURG COUNTY, ON ITS GRACIOUS AND IMPECCABLE UNDERTAKING AS HOST OF THE FIRST NATIONAL DEBATE OF 2008 DEMOCRATIC PARTY CANDIDATES FOR PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, AND EXPRESSING THE GRATITUDE OF THE STATE'S CITIZENS FOR THE UNIVERSITY'S ROLE IN SPOTLIGHTING FOR ALL THE WORLD TO SEE ALL THAT IS SO SPECIAL ABOUT SOUTH CAROLINA.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4035 -- Reps. Shoopman, Leach, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hinson, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kelly, Kennedy, Kirsh, Knight, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Loftis, Lowe, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Mitchell, Moody-Lawrence, Moss, Mulvaney, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rice, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sellers, Simrill, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Spires, Stavrinakis, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Umphlett, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Williams, Witherspoon and Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR THE REMARKABLE ACHIEVEMENT OF AMANDA SOMERS, DARLENE POPE, AND LANCE OWENS OF SPORTS SPINE & INDUSTRIAL (SSI) FOR BEING AWARDED BY THE SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION WITH THE 2007 SOUTH CAROLINA SMALL BUSINESS PERSONS OF THE YEAR.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4036 -- Reps. Ceips, Chalk, Hodges, Brantley and Herbkersman: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO MEMORIALIZE THE SOUTH CAROLINA CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION AND THE GOVERNOR TO TAKE IMMEDIATE ACTION TO ADDRESS THE CRISIS IN BEAUFORT COUNTY RESULTING FROM THE TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF THE J. E. MCTEER BRIDGE FOLLOWING THE ACCIDENTAL DAMAGING OF THE BRIDGE.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Adopted

H. 4037 -- Rep. Kirsh: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 44-96-85 SO AS TO PROHIBIT SOLID WASTE GENERATED OUTSIDE OF THIS STATE FROM BEING DISPOSED OF IN THIS STATE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4038 -- Reps. Talley, Scott, Brady, Funderburk, Ott, Rutherford, J.H. Neal, Sellers, Bales, Cotty, Whipper, Bingham, Mitchell, Govan, Lowe, Cobb-Hunter, Davenport, Hamilton, Cooper, Leach, W.D. Smith, Brantley, Branham, Coleman, J.R. Smith, Anthony, Ballentine, Bannister, Battle, Duncan, Edge, Gambrell, Hardwick, Harvin, Herbkersman, Hinson, Hiott, Hodges, Kelly, Kennedy, Kirsh, Littlejohn, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Moss, Neilson, Rice, Sandifer, Simrill, D.C. Smith, G.M. Smith, Spires, Stavrinakis, Taylor, Thompson, Vick, Walker and White: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING CHAPTER 110 TO TITLE 59 SO AS TO ENACT THE "SOUTH CAROLINA CRITICAL NEEDS NURSING INITIATIVE ACT" INCLUDING PROVISIONS ESTABLISHING THE CRITICAL NEEDS NURSING INITIATIVE FUND, TO IMPROVE THE NUMBER OF QUALIFIED NURSES IN THIS STATE BY PROVIDING NURSING FACULTY SALARY ENHANCEMENTS, CREATING NEW FACULTY POSITIONS, PROVIDING FOR ADDITIONAL NURSING STUDENT SCHOLARSHIPS, LOANS, AND GRANTS, ESTABLISHING THE OFFICE FOR HEALTH CARE WORKFORCE RESEARCH TO ANALYZE HEALTH CARE WORKFORCE SUPPLY AND DEMAND, AND PROVIDING FOR THE USE OF SIMULATION TECHNOLOGY AND EQUIPMENT IN THE EDUCATION OF NURSES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4039 -- Rep. Talley: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-1140, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DEDUCTIONS FROM INDIVIDUAL TAXABLE INCOME, SO AS TO ALLOW A DEDUCTION FOR A VOLUNTEER LAW ENFORCEMENT CHAPLAIN IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED THE LESSER OF THE BOARD OF ECONOMIC ADVISORS' CERTIFIED ESTIMATE REQUIRED PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION OR THREE THOUSAND DOLLARS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4040 -- Rep. Battle: A HOUSE RESOLUTION CONGRATULATING BRIAN AUSTIN ATKINSON OF MARION ON BECOMING AN EAGLE SCOUT.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4041 -- Rep. Battle: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE MARION'S HUGH V. COLEMAN, M.D., MEDICAL DIRECTOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA RECOVERING PROFESSIONAL PROGRAM, UPON THE OCCASION OF HIS RETIREMENT, TO COMMEND HIM FOR HIS MANY YEARS OF DEDICATED SERVICE AS A MEDICAL PROFESSIONAL, AND TO WISH HIM MUCH HAPPINESS AND FULFILLMENT IN ALL HIS FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4042 -- Reps. Hodges, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hinson, Hiott, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kelly, Kennedy, Kirsh, Knight, Leach, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Loftis, Lowe, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Mitchell, Moody-Lawrence, Moss, Mulvaney, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rice, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sellers, Shoopman, Simrill, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Spires, Stavrinakis, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Umphlett, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Williams, Witherspoon and Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR DR. ANDREW BILLINGSLEY, OF RICHLAND COUNTY, ON THE RELEASE OF HIS NEW BOOK, YEARNING TO BREATHE FREE: ROBERT SMALLS OF SOUTH CAROLINA AND HIS FAMILIES, PUBLISHED BY THE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA PRESS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4043 -- Rep. Hodges: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE THADDEOUS AND KATIE COLEMAN, OF BEAUFORT, ON THE OCCASION OF THEIR FIFTIETH WEDDING ANNIVERSARY AND TO EXTEND BEST WISHES FOR MANY MORE YEARS OF BLESSING AND FULFILLMENT.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4044 -- Reps. Pinson, Harrison, Limehouse, Viers, Battle, Coleman, Vick, Chalk, Delleney, Crawford, Scarborough, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chellis, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Duncan, Edge, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hinson, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kelly, Kennedy, Kirsh, Knight, Leach, Littlejohn, Loftis, Lowe, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Mitchell, Moody-Lawrence, Moss, Mulvaney, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rice, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scott, Sellers, Shoopman, Simrill, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Spires, Stavrinakis, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Umphlett, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Williams, Witherspoon and Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE RETIRED LIEUTENANT COLONEL BEN W. LEGARE, JR., THE CITADEL'S DIRECTOR OF GOVERNMENT AND COMMUNITY AFFAIRS, UPON THE OCCASION OF HIS RETIREMENT, TO COMMEND AND THANK HIM FOR HIS MANY YEARS OF DEDICATED SERVICE AS A LEGISLATIVE LIAISON, AND TO WISH HIM MUCH HAPPINESS AND FULFILLMENT IN ALL HIS FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4045 -- Rep. Agnew: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND DR. JAMES W. GETTYS, OF ABBEVILLE COUNTY, ON OVER FORTY YEARS OF DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AS A PROFESSOR AT ERSKINE COLLEGE AND TO HONOR HIS SERVICE TO THE COLLEGE AND HIS COMMUNITY.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4046 -- Rep. McLeod: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND THE NEWBERRY COLLEGE LADY INDIANS BASKETBALL TEAM FOR CAPTURING THE 2007 SOUTH ATLANTIC CONFERENCE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE, AND FOR BEING THE FIRST PROGRAM IN THE HISTORY OF NEWBERRY COLLEGE ATHLETICS TO WIN BACK-TO-BACK SOUTH ATLANTIC CONFERENCE CHAMPIONSHIPS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4047 -- Reps. Harvin, Anderson, Viers, Battle, Jennings, Kennedy, Miller and Witherspoon: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR DR. RONALD R. INGLE, OF HORRY COUNTY, FOR HIS FOURTEEN YEARS OF EXTRAORDINARY SERVICE AND REMARKABLE ACCOMPLISHMENTS AS PRESIDENT OF COASTAL CAROLINA UNIVERSITY AND TO WISH HIM ALL THE BEST UPON HIS RETIREMENT.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate With Concurrence

H. 4048 -- Rep. Vick: A HOUSE RESOLUTION EXTENDING THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE CHERAW HIGH SCHOOL VARSITY GOLF 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 AA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4049 -- Rep. Vick: A HOUSE RESOLUTION RECOGNIZING CHESTERFIELD COUNTY'S CHERAW HIGH SCHOOL BRAVES GOLF TEAM ON ITS 2007 STATE CLASS AA TITLE, AND APPLAUDING THE BRAVES ON THEIR STELLAR TEAM AND INDIVIDUAL PLAY UNDER THE GUIDANCE OF HEAD COACH CHRIS SMITH AND HIS STAFF.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4050 -- Rep. Harrison: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND CAROLINE COLEMAN BENNETT, OF RICHLAND COUNTY, ON AUTHORING "CHARLEY'S COLUMBIA BACKYARD", A ONE-OF-A-KIND CHILDREN'S BOOK WHICH WAS RECENTLY NAMED THE OFFICIAL CHILDREN'S BOOK OF COLUMBIA FOR ITS UNIQUE CHILD'S PERSPECTIVE OF THE MOST CELEBRATED ATTRACTIONS IN COLUMBIA.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4051 -- Reps. Knight, Alexander, Hosey, McLeod, Govan, Anthony, Bedingfield, Bowen, Clyburn, Davenport, Hagood, Hamilton, Harrison, Hodges, Jefferson, Leach, Mitchell, Neilson, Scarborough, J.R. Smith, Spires and Williams: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 101 TO CHAPTER 3, TITLE 56 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES MAY ISSUE PERSIAN GULF WAR VETERANS SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES TO VETERANS OF OPERATION DESERT STORM-DESERT SHIELD, OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM, AND OPERATION IRAQI FREEDOM.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4052 -- Reps. Simrill, Lucas, G.M. Smith, Stavrinakis and Thompson: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND MRS. IRBY H. SCHULTZ, OF LEXINGTON COUNTY, ON HER REMARKABLE LIFETIME OF OUTSTANDING SERVICE TO THE FIELD OF POLITICS AND THE REPUBLICAN PARTY.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4053 -- Reps. Huggins, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hinson, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Jefferson, Jennings, Kelly, Kennedy, Kirsh, Knight, Leach, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Loftis, Lowe, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Mitchell, Moody-Lawrence, Moss, Mulvaney, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rice, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sellers, Shoopman, Simrill, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Spires, Stavrinakis, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Umphlett, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Williams, Witherspoon and Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND AND CONGRATULATE IRMO HIGH SCHOOL HEAD COACH PHIL SAVITZ ON REACHING HIS RECORD-SETTING FIVE HUNDREDTH SOCCER WIN AND ON THEREBY MAKING SOUTH CAROLINA SPORTS HISTORY.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4054 -- Reps. Huggins, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister,