Journal of the House of Representatives
of the Second Session of the 117th General Assembly
of the State of South Carolina
being the Regular Session Beginning Tuesday, January 8, 2008


HOUSE BILL INDEX

BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS

REGULAR SESSION OF 2008
October Sessions

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

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2008 HOUSE BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS
House Bills & Resolutions acted on by the House in 2008.
For past history of the following Bills, see 2007 House Journal.

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, Whipper and Bowen: 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 ARTICLE 27, CHAPTER 5, TITLE 56, RELATING TO BICYCLISTS AND USERS OF PLAY VEHICLES, SO AS TO DEFINE "BICYCLE LANE" AND PROVIDE, AMONG OTHER THINGS, THAT MOTOR VEHICLES MAY NOT BLOCK BICYCLE LANES AND MUST YIELD TO BICYCLISTS IN SUCH LANES, TO PROVIDE THAT BICYCLISTS MAY, BUT ARE NOT REQUIRED TO RIDE ON THE SHOULDER OF A ROADWAY, TO DELETE THE PROVISION REQUIRING A BICYCLIST TO USE A BIKE PATH WHEN PROVIDED, RATHER THAN THE ROADWAY, TO REQUIRE A MOTORIST TO MAINTAIN A SAFE DISTANCE BETWEEN THE MOTOR VEHICLE AND A BICYCLE, TO CREATE A MISDEMEANOR OFFENSE FOR HARASSING, TAUNTING, OR MALICIOUSLY THROWING AN OBJECT AT A BICYCLIST, TO DELETE PROVISIONS REQUIRING BICYCLES TO HAVE A BELL OR OTHER AUDIBLE DEVICE, TO SPECIFY THE FORM AND EXTENT OF ARM SIGNALS THAT BICYCLISTS MUST USE, TO PROVIDE A FINE FOR FAILING TO HAVE A BRAKE ON A BICYCLE, AND TO PROVIDE CIVIL FINES FOR VIOLATION OF THIS ARTICLE, INCLUDING FINES WHEN A PERSON DRIVING A MOTOR VEHICLE CAUSES AN INJURY TO A BICYCLIST.
Co-Sponsor added
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Amended
Amended
Senate Amendments Amended
Proposed Amendment
Proposed Amendment
Proposed Amendment
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Point of Order
Returned by Senate with Amendment
Message from Senate
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

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, TO LIMIT THIS EXEMPTION TO THREE YEARS, AND PROVIDE FOR RECAPTURE OF AMOUNTS EXEMPTED IF THE PROPERTY IS TRANSFERRED; TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-3310, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE APPLICATION OF TAX CREDITS, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE APPLICATION OF TAX CREDITS WHEN EARNED BY CERTAIN LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANIES; TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-3410, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE CORPORATE HEADQUARTERS INCOME TAX CREDIT, SO AS TO REVISE REQUIREMENTS WITH RESPECT TO THIS CREDIT; TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-3520, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE INCOME CREDIT FOR HABITAT MANAGEMENT, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE APPLICATION OF THIS CREDIT FOR PASS THROUGH ENTITIES; TO AMEND SECTION 12-10-30, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS FOR PURPOSES OF THE ENTERPRISE ZONE ACT OF 1995, SO AS TO ADD A DEFINITION FOR A "SIGNIFICANT BUSINESS"; TO AMEND SECTION 12-10-80, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO JOB DEVELOPMENT CREDITS, SO AS TO REVISE ELIGIBILITY FOR WAIVER LIMITS OF A SIGNIFICANT BUSINESS AND REVISE OTHER ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR THIS CREDIT; AND TO AMEND SECTIONS 12-44-30, 4-29-67, AND 4-12-30, ALL AS AMENDED, RELATING RESPECTIVELY TO DEFINITIONS FOR PURPOSES OF THE FEE IN LIEU OF TAX SIMPLIFICATION ACT AND RELATING TO FEES IN LIEU OF TAXES, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THAT INVESTMENT ATTRIBUTED TO A SPONSOR.
Senate Amendments Amended
Returned by Senate with Amendment
Message from Senate
Ratified

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.
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Debate Adjourned
Returned by Senate with Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 3028 -- Reps. Funderburk, Haskins, Witherspoon, Whipper, Hardwick, Hagood, Clemmons, Neilson and Erickson: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 39-5-42 SO AS TO DEFINE "FOOD" OR "FOOD PRODUCT" AND TO MAKE IT AN UNFAIR TRADE PRACTICE KNOWINGLY AND WILFULLY TO MISREPRESENT THAT A FOOD OR A FOOD PRODUCT IS A PRODUCT OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA.
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Amended
Amended
Proposed Amendment
Debate Adjourned
Point of Order
Returned by Senate with Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Message to Senate
Message from Senate
Ratified
Veto Message
Veto Overridden

H. 3030 -- Reps. J.R. Smith, Clyburn, Perry, D.C. Smith, Spires and Stewart: A BILL TO ADD SECTION 23-3-615, PROVIDING DEFINITIONS FOR DNA SAMPLE, DNA PROFILE, AND DNA RECORD; TO AMEND SECTION 23-3-620, 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, COURTESY SUMMONS, OR DIRECT INDICTMENT FOR A FELONY OFFENSE, OFFENSE THAT CARRIES A SENTENCE OF FIVE YEARS OR MORE, OR AN ARREST FOR EAVESDROPPING, PEEPING, OR STALKING, 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, 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 THEY MUST BE APPROPRIATELY TRAINED; TO AMEND SECTION 23-3-650, RELATING TO THE CONFIDENTIALITY OF DNA, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR COORDINATION BETWEEN SLED AND LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES TO PREVENT COLLECTION AND PROCESSING OF DUPLICATE DNA SAMPLES AND TO INCREASE FINES AND IMPRISONMENT TERMS FOR WRONGFUL DISCLOSURE OF DNA INFORMATION; TO AMEND SECTIONS 23-3-660 AND 23-3-670, RELATING TO EXPUNGEMENTS AND FEES FOR DNA SAMPLES, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR EXPUNGEMENT AT NO COST TO THE ACCUSED WHEN CHARGES ARE DISMISSED, NOLLE PROSSED, OR REDUCED BELOW THE REQUIREMENT FOR THE TAKING OF THE DNA SAMPLE, 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, AND TO REQUIRE NOTIFICATION TO THE PERSON OF THESE REMEDIES; TO AMEND SECTION 23-3-120, RELATING TO THE TAKING OF FINGERPRINTS, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE PLACE AND TIMING FOR THE FINGERPRINTING OF A PERSON PLACED UNDER CUSTODIAL ARREST; AND TO AMEND SECTION 23-3-640, RELATING TO DISPOSITION OF DNA SAMPLES SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT ONCE THE DNA PROFILE IS PLACED INTO THE DNA DATABASE, SLED MUST IMMEDIATELY DESTROY THE DNA SAMPLE.
Point of Order
Returned by Senate with Amendment

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.
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Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Senate Amendments Amended
Proposed Amendment
Proposed Amendment
Proposed Amendment
Proposed Amendment
Proposed Amendment
Proposed Amendment
Proposed Amendment
Point of Order
Point of Order
Returned by Senate with Amendment
Conference Committee
Message to Senate
Message from Senate
Message from Senate

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.
Returned by Senate with Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 3058 -- Reps. W.D. Smith, Haskins, Young, G.R. Smith, Cobb-Hunter, Kirsh, Mahaffey, Sandifer, Brady, Bedingfield, Funderburk, Mitchell, M.A. Pitts, Whipper and R. Brown: 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 RESTRUCTURE THE PENALTY PROVISIONS, INCREASE CERTAIN PENALTIES, AND ADD THAT CRIMINAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE CONVICTIONS IN OTHER STATES ARE TO BE CONSIDERED WHEN DETERMINING A PREVIOUS CONVICTION FOR PURPOSES OF ENHANCING THE PENALTY.
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Amended
Debate Adjourned
Returned by Senate with Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 3059 -- Reps. M.A. Pitts, Haskins, Umphlett, Mahaffey, Sandifer, Haley, Viers, Weeks, Clemmons and J.R. Smith: 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 DURING A TRAFFIC STOP OR FOR A PERSON TO MISREPRESENT HIS IDENTIFICATION TO A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER FOR THE PURPOSE OF AVOIDING ARREST OR CRIMINAL CHARGES.
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Point of Order
Ratified

H. 3073 -- Reps. W.D. Smith, G.R. Smith, Kirsh and Haskins: 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.
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3084 -- Reps. Clemmons and Witherspoon: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-16-40, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, 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 TERM "NEW MOTORCYCLE" AND REPLACE IT WITH THE TERM "MOTORCYCLE", TO MAKE A TECHNICAL CHANGE, TO INCREASE THE SIZE OF THE RELEVANT MARKET AREA, TO REVISE THE PERIOD IN WHICH A CIVIL ACTION MAY COMMENCE UNDER THIS PROVISION AND THE METHOD OF NOTICE THAT MUST BE USED, AND TO REVISE THE CONDITIONS UPON WHICH A COURT SHALL ENJOIN OR PROHIBIT THE ESTABLISHMENT OF CERTAIN NEW OR RELOCATED DEALERSHIPS; BY ADDING SECTION 56-16-220 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA IS THE VENUE FOR AN ACTION BROUGHT PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 16 OF TITLE 56, AND TO PROVIDE THAT A PROVISION OF A FRANCHISE OR OTHER AGREEMENT WITH CONTRARY PROVISIONS IS VOID AND UNENFORCEABLE; AND BY ADDING SECTION 56-16-230 SO AS TO PROVIDE STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS FOR ACTIONS ARISING OUT OF A PROVISION CONTAINED IN CHAPTER 16 OF TITLE 56.
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Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Reconsidered
Returned by Senate with Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Message to Senate
Message to Senate
Ratified
Veto Message
Veto Sustained
Veto Sustained

H. 3094 -- Reps. Brady, Haskins, Cotty, Mahaffey, Funderburk, Viers, Erickson, Hutson, Clemmons, Mulvaney, Harvin and Bedingfield: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 23-3-535 SO AS TO PROVIDE DEFINITIONS FOR CERTAIN TERMS, TO PROVIDE THAT IT IS UNLAWFUL FOR A SEX OFFENDER WHO HAS BEEN CONVICTED OF CERTAIN CRIMES TO RESIDE IN CERTAIN AREAS, TO PROVIDE IF A LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY DETERMINES THAT A SEX OFFENDER HAS VIOLATED THIS PROVISION, THE AGENCY MUST PROVIDE THE SEX OFFENDER WITH A LIST OF AREAS IN WHICH HE IS NOT PERMITTED TO RESIDE AND THAT HE MUST VACATE HIS RESIDENCE, TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS OF THIS PROVISION, TO PROVIDE THAT A LOCAL GOVERNMENT MAY NOT ENACT AN ORDINANCE WHOSE PENALTIES EXCEED OR ARE LESS LENIENT THAN THE PENALTIES CONTAINED IN THIS SECTION, TO REQUIRE EACH SCHOOL DISTRICT TO PROVIDE CERTAIN INFORMATION REGARDING SEX OFFENDERS OR THE SEX OFFENDER REGISTRY TO THE PARENTS OR GUARDIANS OF ITS STUDENTS OR ON THE SCHOOL DISTRICT'S WEB SITE, TO PROVIDE THAT LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES MUST DETERMINE WHETHER EACH SCHOOL DISTRICT COMPLIES WITH THIS PROVISION, AND TO PROVIDE A PENALTY FOR SCHOOL DISTRICTS THAT FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THIS PROVISION; AND AMEND SECTION 23-3-470, RELATING TO A SEX OFFENDER'S FAILURE TO REGISTER AS A SEX OFFENDER, SO AS TO REVISE THE PENALTY FOR A FIRST OFFENSE VIOLATION OF THIS PROVISION.
Report of Committee
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Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Point of Order
Returned by Senate with Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 3101 -- Reps. Rice, G.R. Smith, Shoopman, Mahaffey, Haley, Ballentine, Chalk, Loftis, Littlejohn, Toole, Bedingfield, Haskins, Owens, Knight and Leach: 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.
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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, Stavrinakis and Hart: 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.
Co-Sponsor added

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, Stavrinakis and Hart: 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.
Co-Sponsor added

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, Stavrinakis and Hart: 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.
Co-Sponsor added

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, Stavrinakis and Hart: 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.
Co-Sponsor added

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, Stavrinakis and Hart: 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.
Co-Sponsor added

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, Stavrinakis and Hart: 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.
Co-Sponsor added

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 FORMER MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA DELEGATION OF THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS, AND CERTAIN RETIRED JUDICIAL OFFICERS, AND TO MAKE TECHNICAL CHANGES.
Returned by Senate with Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

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.
Ratified

H. 3148 -- Reps. M.A. Pitts, Umphlett, Kirsh, Littlejohn, Mahaffey, Huggins, Sandifer, Brady, Cotty, Bingham, Toole, Duncan, Taylor, Viers and E.H. Pitts: 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.
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 10-1-168 SO AS TO AUTHORIZE THE POSTING OF THE FOUNDATIONS OF AMERICAN LAW AND GOVERNMENT DISPLAY IN A PUBLIC LOCATION IN PUBLIC BUILDINGS OF THE STATE AND ITS POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONS, TO DELINEATE THE CONTENT OF THE DISPLAY, TO PROVIDE A BRIEF HISTORY OF THE DOCUMENTS INCLUDED IN THE DISPLAY, AND TO CREATE AN ADVISORY COMMITTEE TO MAKE RECOMMENDATIONS REGARDING THE DISPLAY TO THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY AND DEPARTMENT OF ARCHIVES AND HISTORY.
Recalled
Returned by Senate with Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 3202 -- Reps. White, Umphlett, Agnew, Gambrell, E.H. Pitts, Cotty, M.A. Pitts, Bedingfield, Frye, Toole, Loftis, Lowe, Harrell, Shoopman and G.R. Smith: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO PROPOSE AN AMENDMENT TO ARTICLE I OF THE CONSTITUTION OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1895, RELATING TO THE DECLARATION OF RIGHTS, BY ADDING SECTION 25, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT BECAUSE HUNTING AND FISHING ARE IMPORTANT FOR CONSERVATION AND ARE VALUABLE PARTS OF SOUTH CAROLINA'S HERITAGE, THE CITIZENS OF SOUTH CAROLINA SHALL HAVE THE RIGHT TO HUNT, FISH, AND HARVEST WILDLIFE SUBJECT TO SUCH RESTRICTIONS AND REGULATIONS AS THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY PRESCRIBES BY LAW AND TO SPECIFY THAT THIS PROVISION MUST NOT BE CONSTRUED TO ABROGATE ANY PRIVATE PROPERTY RIGHTS, EXISTING STATE LAWS OR REGULATIONS, OR THE STATE'S SOVEREIGNTY OVER ITS NATURAL RESOURCES.
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Recorded vote

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 BY A RESIDENT OF A RECIPROCAL STATE MUST BE HONORED IF THE RECIPROCAL STATE REQUIRES A CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK AND A FIREARM TRAINING AND SAFETY COURSE AND TO DELETE THE REQUIREMENT THAT SLED DETERMINE WHICH STATES MEET THIS STANDARD.
Recorded vote
Returned by Senate with Amendment
Non-Concurrence
Enrolled
Conference Committee
Report of Conference Committee
Adopted
Message to Senate
Message to Senate
Message to Senate
Message from Senate
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.
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Returned by Senate with Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 3274 -- Reps. J.E. Smith, Hagood and McLeod: 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.
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Amended
Proposed Amendment
Request for Debate
Other proceedings
Point of Order
Tabled

H. 3279 -- Rep. Scott: A BILL TO CREATE A STUDY COMMITTEE TO EXAMINE CERTAIN MASS TRANSIT AND HUMAN SERVICES TRANSPORTATION PROGRAMS THROUGHOUT THE STATE, TO PROVIDE THAT IT SHALL ISSUE A REPORT THAT CONTAINS THE STATUS OF THESE PROGRAMS, THEIR LEVEL OF USAGE, FUNDING, AND EFFICIENCIES, TO PROVIDE THAT THE COMMITTEE SHALL STUDY AND MAKE RECOMMENDATIONS ON WAYS TO PROMOTE THE INCREASED USE OF EXISTING MULTIMODAL TRANSPORTATION OPTIONS AND STRATEGIES TO INCREASE ACCESS, MOBILITY, AND SAFETY FOR THE STATE'S CITIZENS, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE COMMITTEE'S MEMBERSHIP, COMPENSATION, STAFFING, AND DISSOLUTION.
Returned by Senate with Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 3301 -- Reps. W.D. Smith, Haskins, Gullick, Kirsh, Crawford, E.H. Pitts, Walker, Bingham, Simrill, Rice, Whipper, Toole, Mahaffey, Talley, Littlejohn, Moss, Harrell, Davenport, J.R. Smith, G.R. Smith and Clemmons: 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.
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added

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 CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 58-27-415 SO AS TO PROHIBIT THE PAYMENT, IMPOSITION, OR COLLECTION OF A FRANCHISE FEE WITH RESPECT TO ELECTRICAL POWER PROVIDED TO THE STATE BY A UTILITY UNDER THE "STATELINE ACCOUNTS" AND TO REQUIRE A UTILITY TO EXCLUDE SALES REVENUE ACCRUED FROM "STATELINE ACCOUNTS" WHEN CALCULATING A FRANCHISE FEE OWED TO A MUNICIPALITY.
Returned by Senate with Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

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 SHALL TRANSMIT ELECTRONICALLY OR BY PAPER CERTIFICATE 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, TO PROVIDE THAT THE LIENHOLDER HAS THE OPTION TO RECEIVE A PAPER CERTIFICATE OF TITLE AND TO RECEIVE NOTICES OF SUBSEQUENT LIENS AND SATISFACTION OF LIENS BY THE UNITED STATES POSTAL SERVICE, AND TO PROVIDE THAT A TRANSACTION FEE MAY BE COLLECTED BY COMMERCIAL PARTIES AND LENDERS WHO TRANSMIT OR RETRIEVE DATA PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION.
Returned by Senate with Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

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.
Returned by Senate with Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 3341 -- Reps. Chalk, Ceips, Herbkersman, Agnew, Alexander, Bowen, Jefferson, Lowe, Williams and Erickson: 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.
Co-Sponsor added

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, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING, AMONG OTHER THINGS, TO PREREQUISITES TO PERFORMING AN ABORTION, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IF AN ULTRASOUND IS PERFORMED, AN ABORTION MUST NOT BE PERFORMED SOONER THAN SIXTY MINUTES FOLLOWING THE COMPLETION OF THE ULTRASOUND, TO REQUIRE THE WOMAN TO BE INFORMED THAT SHE HAS THE RIGHT TO VIEW THE ULTRASOUND IMAGE, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE STATEMENT TO BE SIGNED BY THE PHYSICIAN AND WOMAN MUST INCLUDE THAT THE WOMAN HAS THE RIGHT TO VIEW HER ULTRASOUND.
Recorded vote
Free Conference Committee
Report of Free Conference Committee
Adopted
Message to Senate
Message from Senate
Message from Senate
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, OTHERWISE LAWFUL, THAT IS DECLARED VOID AB INITIO BY REASON OF FRAUD DOES NOT RELIEVE THE PARTY COMMITTING THE FRAUD OF THE DUTY TO PROVIDE SPOUSAL SUPPORT THAT WOULD HAVE OTHERWISE EXISTED.
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Point of Order
Ratified

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 FOR PURPOSES OF MEETING THE HIGH SCHOOL RANK CRITERIA FOR THESE SCHOLARSHIPS, THE EXISTING HIGH SCHOOL RANK OF A SOUTH CAROLINA RESIDENT ATTENDING AN OUT-OF-STATE HIGH SCHOOL MAY BE USED IF IT IS CALCULATED PURSUANT TO A STATE-APPROVED STANDARDIZED GRADING SCALE AT THE RESPECTIVE OUT-OF-STATE HIGH SCHOOL.
Recorded vote
Other proceedings
Message to Senate
Message from Senate
Message from Senate
Message from Senate
Ratified
Veto Message
Veto Overridden

H. 3395 -- Reps. Funderburk, Toole, Stavrinakis and Sandifer: 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 JANUARY 1, 2009, THAT RECOMMENDS PROCESS AND PROCEDURES FOR ESTABLISHING NET METERING PROGRAMS AT ALL DISTRIBUTION ELECTRIC UTILITIES IN SOUTH CAROLINA, INCLUDING INVESTOR-OWNED ELECTRIC UTILITIES AND THE SOUTH CAROLINA PUBLIC SERVICE AUTHORITY.
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Ratified

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.
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Returned by Senate with Amendment
Concurrence

H. 3431 -- Reps. Crawford and Clemmons: 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.
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added

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, ESTABLISHING THE ELECTRONIC RECORDING COMMITTEE AND CHARGING IT AND 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.
Debate Adjourned
Returned by Senate with Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 3478 -- Reps. Spires, Haley, Huggins, Bedingfield, F.N. Smith, Ballentine, Crawford, Frye, Harvin, Jefferson, Knight, Leach, Littlejohn, Mitchell, J.R. Smith, Stavrinakis, Toole, Whipper and Weeks: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 20-7-851 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES SHALL ESTABLISH A FEDERALLY REQUIRED STATE DISBURSEMENT UNIT FOR THE COLLECTION AND DISBURSEMENT OF CHILD, SPOUSAL, OR CHILD AND SPOUSAL SUPPORT; TO AMEND SECTION 20-7-1140, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PROVIDING NOTICE TO THE NONREGISTERING PARTY UNDER THE UNIFORM INTERSTATE FAMILY SUPPORT ACT WHEN AN ORDER OF SUPPORT IS REGISTERED IN ANOTHER STATE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT NOTICE MUST BE GIVEN BY FIRST-CLASS, CERTIFIED, OR REGISTERED MAIL OR BY OTHER AUTHORIZED FORMS OF PERSONAL SERVICE; BY ADDING SECTIONS 20-7-1300 AND 20-7-1310 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE CENTRALIZED STATE DISBURSEMENT UNIT FOR THE COLLECTION AND DISBURSEMENT OF SUPPORT IS TO BE IMPLEMENTED ON A COUNTY-BY-COUNTY BASIS, TO PROVIDE THAT STATUTORY CHANGES TO ACCOMPLISH THIS IMPLEMENTATION TAKE EFFECT ON A COUNTY-BY-COUNTY BASIS, AND TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES TO NOTIFY EACH AFFECTED SUPPORT PAYOR OF THE DATE ON WHICH THESE CHANGES TAKE EFFECT; TO AMEND SECTION 20-7-1315, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PROCEDURES FOR INCOME WITHHOLDING TO SECURE PAYMENT OF SUPPORT OBLIGATIONS, SO AS TO REVISE THESE PROCEDURES TO CONFORM TO THE FEDERALLY REQUIRED STATE DISBURSEMENT UNIT FOR THE COLLECTION AND DISBURSEMENT OF SUPPORT AND TO PROVIDE THAT IF A PERSON ORDERED TO PAY SUPPORT IS IN ARREARAGE IN AN AMOUNT EQUALING THREE MONTHS SUPPORT, THE PERSON'S WAGES MUST BE WITHHELD FOR THE COLLECTION OF THE PERSON'S SUPPORT OBLIGATION; TO AMEND SECTIONS 20-7-1326 AND 20-7-1328, RELATING, RESPECTIVELY, TO PROCEDURES FOR THE RECEIPT AND DISBURSEMENT OF SUPPORT PAYMENTS BY THE CLERK OF COURT PURSUANT TO INCOME WITHHOLDING PROCEDURES AND TO VOLUNTARY INCOME WITHHOLDING PROCEDURES, SO AS TO REVISE THESE PROCEDURES TO CONFORM WITH THE FEDERALLY REQUIRED STATE DISBURSEMENT UNIT FOR THE COLLECTION AND DISBURSEMENT OF SUPPORT; AND TO AMEND SECTION 20-7-420, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE JURISDICTION OF THE FAMILY COURT IN DOMESTIC MATTERS, INCLUDING THE AUTHORITY TO ISSUE ORDERS FOR THE PAYMENT OF SUPPORT, SO AS TO CLARIFY PROVISIONS RELATING TO THE OBLIGATION TO PAY CHILD SUPPORT UP TO AND AFTER AGE EIGHTEEN.
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Returned by Senate with Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

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", "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 DELETE THE TERM "PROBABLE CAUSE TO BELIEVE" AND REPLACE IT WITH THE TERM "REASONABLE SUSPICION", TO DELETE THE TERM "STATE LAW ENFORCEMENT DIVISION" AND REPLACE IT WITH THE TERM "SOUTH CAROLINA CRIMINAL JUSTICE ACADEMY", TO DELETE THE PROVISION THAT REQUIRES THE RECORDING OF THE PERIOD PRIOR TO THE ADMINISTRATION OF A BREATH TEST BY A PRIMARY INVESTIGATING OFFICER, TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON MUST PAY FOR THE COST OF A BREATH TEST FOR A CONVICTION OF CERTAIN PROVISIONS OF LAW, TO PROVIDE FOR THE DISBURSEMENT OF THESE FUNDS, TO PROVIDE THAT A TEST TO DETERMINE WHETHER A PERSON IS UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF ALCOHOL OR ANOTHER ILLEGAL SUBSTANCE MAY NOT BE TAKEN UNLESS THE TESTING PROCEDURE IS VIDEO RECORDED AND THE PERSON HAS BEEN INFORMED IN A VERBAL AND WRITTEN FORM OF CERTAIN RIGHTS THAT HE POSSESSES, TO DELETE THE TERM "ALCOHOL RESTRICTED LICENSE" AND REPLACE IT WITH THE TERM "ALCOHOL LICENSE", TO MAKE A TECHNICAL CHANGE, TO DELETE THE PROVISION THAT REQUIRES THAT AN ADMINISTRATIVE HEARING MUST BE HELD WITHIN THIRTY DAYS AFTER A REQUEST FOR A HEARING IS RECEIVED BY THE DIVISION OF MOTOR VEHICLE HEARINGS, TO DELETE THE PROVISION THAT REQUIRES THE DIVISION OF MOTOR VEHICLE HEARINGS TO ISSUE AN ORDER THAT CONTAINS THE REASONS WHY AN ADMINISTRATIVE HEARING WAS NOT HELD AND TO REINSTATE A PERSON'S PRIVILEGE TO OPERATE A VEHICLE UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES, TO REVISE THE SCOPE OF AN ADMINISTRATIVE HEARING, AND 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; 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 DELETE THE TERM "SPECIAL RESTRICTED DRIVER'S LICENSE" AND TO REPLACE IT WITH THE TERM "RESTRICTED DRIVER'S LICENSE"; TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-2930, RELATING TO THE UNLAWFUL OPERATION OF A MOTOR VEHICLE BY A PERSON UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF ALCOHOL OR DRUGS, SO AS TO MAKE TECHNICAL CHANGES, TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON WHO VIOLATES THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION IS GUILTY OF THE OFFENSE OF DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS OF THIS SECTION, TO PROVIDE FOR THE DISBURSEMENT OF FINES IMPOSED PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION, TO REQUIRE A PERSON WHO VIOLATES THIS SECTION TO ENROLL IN AND SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETE AN ALCOHOL AND DRUG SAFETY ACTION PROGRAM WHOSE COSTS MUST BE BORNE BY THE PERSON, TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON WHO IS UNABLE TO PAY FOR THE ALCOHOL TREATMENT SERVICES SHALL COMPLETE A COMMUNITY SERVICE PROGRAM, TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON MAY BE HELD IN CONTEMPT OF COURT FOR FAILURE TO ENROLL IN OR MAKE PROGRESS TOWARD COMPLETING THE PROGRAM, TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON WHO HAS VIOLATED THIS SECTION ALSO MAY BE PROSECUTED UNDER SECTION 56-5-2933 UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES, TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON WHO VIOLATES THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION IS ENTITLED TO A JURY TRIAL AND IS AFFORDED THE RIGHT TO CHALLENGE CERTAIN FACTORS AND INTRODUCE CERTAIN TYPES OF EVIDENCE, TO PROVIDE THAT CERTAIN OFFENSES CONTAINED IN THIS SECTION MAY BE TRIED IN MAGISTRATES COURT, TO PLACE CERTAIN RESPONSIBILITIES UPON THE FINDER OF FACT AND THE JUDGE IN CASES IN WHICH ENHANCED PENALTIES FOR HIGHER LEVELS OF ALCOHOL CONCENTRATION MAY BE APPLICABLE; TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-2933, RELATING TO DRIVING WITH AN UNLAWFUL ALCOHOL CONCENTRATION, SO AS TO REVISE THE PENALTIES FOR A VIOLATION OF THIS SECTION, TO PROVIDE FOR THE DISBURSEMENT OF FINES IMPOSED PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION, TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON WHO VIOLATES THIS SECTION MUST ENROLL IN AND SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETE AN ALCOHOL AND DRUG SAFETY ACTION PROGRAM, TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON UNABLE TO PAY FOR THE COST OF PROGRAM SHALL PERFORM COMMUNITY SERVICE, TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON MAY BE HELD IN CONTEMPT OF COURT FOR FAILURE TO ENROLL IN A TREATMENT PROGRAM OR MAKE PROGRESS TOWARD COMPLETING THE PROGRAM, TO REVISE THE CIRCUMSTANCES IN WHICH A PERSON WHO IS CHARGED FOR A VIOLATION OF SECTION 56-5-2930 MAY BE PROSECUTED PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION, TO DELETE THE PROVISION THAT PROVIDES THAT THIS SECTION DOES NOT APPLY TO CASES ARISING OUT OF A STOP AT A TRAFFIC ROADBLOCK OR DRIVER'S LICENSE CHECKPOINT, TO REVISE FACTORS THAT MAY BE CHALLENGED DURING A JURY TRIAL BY A PERSON WHO VIOLATES THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION, TO MAKE TECHNICAL CHANGES, TO DELETE THE PROVISION THAT ENTITLES A PERSON CHARGED WITH A VIOLATION OF THIS SECTION CERTAIN JURY INSTRUCTIONS, TO REVISE THE TYPES OF EVIDENCE THAT MAY BE PRESENTED BY A PERSON WHO VIOLATES THIS SECTION, TO REVISE THE TIME PERIOD IN WHICH A PERSON CHARGED WITH A VIOLATION OF THIS SECTION MUST BE GIVEN NOTICE OF INTENT TO PROSECUTE, TO PROVIDE THAT CERTAIN OFFENSES IN THIS SECTION MAY BE TRIED IN MAGISTRATES COURT, AND TO PROVIDE INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE FINDER OF FACT AND JUDGE IN CASES IN WHICH ENHANCED PENALTIES FOR HIGHER LEVELS OF ALCOHOL CONCENTRATION MAY BE APPLICABLE; TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-2934, RELATING TO THE RIGHT TO COMPULSORY PROCESS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT SLED MUST PRODUCE ALL BREATH TESTING SOFTWARE, AND TO DELETE THE PROVISIONS THAT PROVIDE WHEN THE ATTENDANCE AT CERTAIN PROCEEDINGS OF PERSONS CHARGED WITH MAINTENANCE OF BREATH TESTING DEVICES MUST BEGIN, AND THE PROVISIONS THAT REQUIRE AN ARRESTING OFFICER TO INFORM A DEFENDANT OF HIS RIGHT TO ALL HEARINGS PROVIDED BY LAW FOR A VIOLATION OF CERTAIN PROVISIONS THAT MAKE IT ILLEGAL TO OPERATE A MOTOR VEHICLE WHILE 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 THE TERM "SENTENCING" AND REPLACE IT WITH THE TERM "RECEIPT OF A CONVICTION BY THE DEPARTMENT FROM THE COURT" AND THE TERM "COURT", AND REPLACE IT WITH THE TERM "DEPARTMENT", REVISE THE PROCEDURES IN WHICH VEHICLES THAT BELONG TO A PERSON WHO IS SUBJECT TO THIS PROVISION ARE IDENTIFIED, TO MAKE TECHNICAL CHANGES, TO DELETE THE PROVISION THAT RELATES TO FALSIFYING A REPORT CONCERNING VEHICLES OWNED OR REGISTERED TO A PERSON SUBJECT TO THIS SECTION, TO INCREASE THE FEE THAT MUST BE ASSESSED AGAINST A PERSON FOR EACH VEHICLE SUBJECT TO THIS SECTION, AND TO PROVIDE THAT CERTAIN CONVICTIONS UNDER SECTION 56-5-2933 MUST BE CONSIDERED PRIOR OFFENSES UNDER SECTION 56-5-2930; 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 MAKE TECHNICAL CHANGES, TO DELETE THE TERM "FELONY" AND REPLACE IT WITH THE TERM "FELONY DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE", AND TO REVISE THE PENALTY PROVISIONS; TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-2950, RELATING TO A DRIVER'S IMPLIED CONSENT TO TESTING FOR ALCOHOL OR DRUGS, SO AS TO MAKE TECHNICAL CHANGES, TO PROVIDE WHEN BREATH SAMPLES MUST BE COLLECTED UNDER THIS PROVISION, TO DELETE THE PROVISION THAT PROVIDES THAT AN OFFICER MAY NOT REQUIRE ADDITIONAL TESTS OF A PERSON UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES, TO DELETE THE TERM "DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY" AND REPLACE IT WITH THE TERM "SOUTH CAROLINA CRIMINAL JUSTICE ACADEMY", TO REVISE THE PROVISIONS THAT PROVIDE THE PROCEDURES FOR ADMINISTERING BREATH TESTS OR OBTAINING SAMPLES, TO REVISE THE INFORMATION THAT A PERSON CHARGED WITH VIOLATING THIS PROVISION MUST BE GIVEN, TO PROVIDE THE CIRCUMSTANCES IN WHICH A PERSON MUST PAY FOR THE COST OF TESTS PERFORMED UNDER THIS SECTION AND PROVIDE FOR THE DISBURSEMENT OF THESE MONIES, TO DELETE THE PROVISION THAT PROVIDES THAT A CERTAIN LEVEL OF ALCOHOL CONCENTRATION IS A VIOLATION OF SECTION 56-5-2933, AND TO REVISE THE CIRCUMSTANCES IN WHICH CERTAIN EVIDENCE MAY BE EXCLUDED IN A PROCEEDING THAT OCCURS UNDER THIS SECTION; 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 DELETE THE TERM "ALCOHOL RESTRICTED LICENSE" AND REPLACE IT WITH THE TERM "ALCOHOL LICENSE", TO DELETE THE TERM "SPECIAL RESTRICTED LICENSE" AND REPLACE IT WITH THE TERM "RESTRICTED LICENSE", TO REVISE THE PERIOD IN WHICH AN ADMINISTRATIVE HEARING MUST BE HELD, TO DELETE THE PROVISION THAT CONTAINS THE DUTIES OF THE DIVISION OF MOTOR VEHICLE HEARINGS WHEN IT FAILS TO HOLD CERTAIN HEARINGS IN A TIMELY MANNER, TO REVISE THE SCOPE OF A HEARING HELD UNDER THIS SECTION, TO DELETE THE PROVISION THAT PROVIDES A DEADLINE FOR THE ISSUANCE OF AN ORDER BY THE DIVISION OF MOTOR VEHICLE HEARINGS, TO INCREASE THE PERIOD OF TIME A PERSON'S PRIVILEGE TO DRIVE MAY BE SUSPENDED UNDER THIS PROVISION, TO PROVIDE THAT AN INSURER MAY NOT CANCEL THE AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE OF A PERSON WHO IS CHARGED WITH CERTAIN OFFENSES UNDER THIS SECTION, AND TO MAKE TECHNICAL CHANGES; TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-2953, RELATING TO THE 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 MAKE THE TECHNICAL CHANGES, AND REVISE THE PROCEDURE THAT MUST BE FOLLOWED WHEN AN INCIDENT SITE AND BREATH TEST SITE ARE VIDEO RECORDED; TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-2954, RELATING TO BREATH TESTING SITES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT CERTAIN RECORDS CONCERNING OPERATIONS AT A BREATH TEST SITE MUST BE ELECTRONICALLY RECORDED AND MADE AVAILABLE TO SLED; TO AMEND SECTION 1-23-600, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO CERTAIN HEARINGS AND PROCEEDINGS BEFORE THE ADMINISTRATIVE LAW COURT, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE STANDARD OF PROOF IN A CONTESTED CASE IS BY A PREPONDERANCE OF THE EVIDENCE, TO DELETE THE TERM "PETITION FOR JUDICIAL REVIEW" AND TO DELETE THE TERM "FILED" AND REPLACE IT WITH THE TERM "APPEALED"; TO AMEND SECTION 1-23-660, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE DIVISION OF MOTOR VEHICLE HEARINGS, SO AS TO DELETE THE PROVISION THAT PROVIDES FOR THE HIRING OF A LAW CLERK, THE PROVISION THAT RELATES TO THE STATE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD'S ROLE IN CREATING THE DIVISION OF MOTOR VEHICLE HEARINGS, THE PROVISION THAT REQUIRES THE DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES TO PROVIDE LOCATIONS FOR HEARINGS, AND THE PROVISION THAT MAKES THE CHIEF JUDGE RESPONSIBLE FOR ADJUDICATING CERTAIN CASES, TO PROVIDE THAT THE STATE ETHICS COMMISSION IS RESPONSIBLE FOR ENFORCEMENT AND ADMINISTRATION OF RULES AND ISSUANCE OF CERTAIN OPINIONS REGARDING ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGES AND HEARING OFFICERS; TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-1090, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF DRIVER'S LICENSES TO HABITUAL OFFENDERS, SO AS TO DELETE THE TERM "MAGISTRATE" AND REPLACE IT WITH THE TERM "OFFICER OF THE DIVISION OF MOTOR VEHICLE HEARINGS", TO MAKE A TECHNICAL CHANGE, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES MUST PROMULGATE CERTAIN REGULATIONS UNDER THIS SECTION; TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-2949, RELATING TO POLICIES, PROCEDURES, AND REGULATIONS ON THE SLED INTERNET WEB SITE CONCERNING BREATH ALCOHOL TESTING, BREATH SITE VIDEOTAPING, AND IGNITION INTERLOCK, SO AS TO DELETE THE TERMS "VIDEOTAPING" AND "IGNITION INTERLOCK", AND TO REPLACE THEM WITH THE TERM "VIDEO RECORDING"; TO AMEND SECTION 17-22-50, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PERSONS WHO MUST NOT BE CONSIDERED FOR INTERVENTION, SO AS TO DELETE THE TERM "INTOXICATING LIQUOR OR DRUGS" AND TO INCLUDE THE TERM "DRIVING WITH AN UNLAWFUL ALCOHOL CONCENTRATION"; TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-365, RELATING TO THE SURRENDER OF A DRIVER'S LICENSE, SO AS TO INCREASE THE PERIOD OF TIME THAT A PERSON WHO HOLDS A CERTIFICATE MAY OPERATE A MOTOR VEHICLE; TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-430, RELATING TO THE APPEAL FROM A CONVICTION OF AN OFFENSE THAT MAKES THE SUSPENSION OR REVOCATION OF A DRIVER'S LICENSE MANDATORY, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT AN APPEAL TAKEN FROM THE CONVICTION ACTS AS A SUPERSEDEAS AND PRECLUDES FOR SIX MONTHS FROM THE DATE OF CONVICTION A SUSPENSION OR REVOCATION; TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-2947, RELATING TO THE OFFENSE OF CHILD ENDANGERMENT, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON WHO VIOLATES SECTION 56-5-2933 IS GUILTY OF CHILD ENDANGERMENT; AND TO REPEAL SECTIONS 56-5-2940 AND 56-5-3000 RELATING TO PENALTIES FOR OPERATING A MOTOR VEHICLE WHILE UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF ALCOHOL OR DRUGS, AND THE PUBLICATION OF THE NAMES OF PERSONS WHOSE DRIVER'S LICENSES HAVE BEEN SUSPENDED.
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H. 3514 -- Reps. Harrell, Toole, Pinson, Dantzler, Hayes, Leach, J.R. Smith, Witherspoon, Neilson and Bales: 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.
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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 WEAPON PERMITS, SO AS TO RESTRICT THE CIRCUMSTANCES UPON WHICH THE STATE LAW ENFORCEMENT DIVISION (SLED) MAY RELEASE ITS LIST OF PERMIT HOLDERS, TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON WHO POSSESSES A LIST OF PERMIT HOLDERS OBTAINED FROM SLED MUST DESTROY THE LIST, AND TO PROVIDE THAT DURING THE FIRST MONTH OF EACH YEAR, SLED MUST PUBLISH A REPORT THAT CONTAINS CERTAIN INFORMATION REGARDING PERMITS ISSUED, RENEWED, DENIED, SUSPENDED, AND REVOKED DURING THE PREVIOUS YEAR.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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H. 3567 -- Reps. Rice, Gullick, Cotty and Agnew: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 12-21-625 SO AS TO IMPOSE A SURTAX ON EACH CIGARETTE IN AN AMOUNT OF TWO AND ONE-HALF CENTS, PROVIDE FOR THE CREDITING OF THE REVENUE FROM THE SURTAX TO THE SMOKING PREVENTION AND CESSATION TRUST FUND, THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE FOR MARKETING STATE-GROWN CROPS, THE MEDICAID TRUST FUND, AND THE HEALTH CARE TRUST FUND, PROVIDE FOR REPORTING, PAYMENT, COLLECTION, AND ENFORCEMENT OF THE SURTAX, AND DEFINE "CIGARETTE"; TO AMEND SECTION 12-21-620, RELATING TO THE ORIGINAL CIGARETTE TAX, SO AS TO CONFORM DEFINITIONS; BY ADDING SECTION 11-11-230 SO AS TO CREATE AND ESTABLISH IN THE STATE TREASURY THE SMOKING PREVENTION AND CESSATION TRUST FUND, THE MEDICAID TRUST FUND, THE HEALTH CARE TRUST FUND, AND THE PALMETTO HEALTH CARE SAFETY NET TRUST FUND, ALL SO AS TO RECEIVE DEPOSITS OF THE REVENUES FROM THE CIGARETTE SURTAX AS SPECIFIED; TO PROVIDE FOR USE OF THE MEDICAID TRUST FUND FOR MEDICAID SERVICES TO LOW INCOME FAMILIES WITH INCOMES UP TO ONE HUNDRED PERCENT OF THE PREVAILING POVERTY LEVEL, PROVIDE FOR ADDITIONAL COVERAGE FOR THE STATE CHILDREN'S HEALTH INSURANCE PROGRAM AND THE AGED, BLIND, AND DISABLED PROGRAM WITH ANY EXCESS FUNDS, AND TO PROVIDE FOR ANNUAL REPORTS ON THE MEDICAID TRUST FUND; BY ADDING CHAPTER 62 TO TITLE 38 SO AS TO CREATE AND ESTABLISH THE PALMETTO HEALTH CARE PREMIUM ASSISTANCE PROGRAM, PROVIDING FOR PREMIUM ASSISTANCE IN THE AVERAGE AMOUNT OF TWO THOUSAND DOLLARS TO AN ELIGIBLE INDIVIDUAL TOWARD THE PURCHASE OF A QUALIFYING HEALTH INSURANCE PLAN, DESCRIBING ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS AND THE CERTIFICATION PROCESS, DEFINING THE QUALIFYING INDIVIDUALLY OR EMPLOYER-SPONSORED INSURANCE PLANS, AND PROVIDING FOR ADMINISTRATION AND REPORTING BY THE DEPARTMENT OF INSURANCE; BY ADDING SECTION 38-74-75 SO AS TO CREATE THE PALMETTO HEALTH CARE SAFETY NET PROGRAM, ESTABLISHING A SELF-SUSTAINING AND FINANCIALLY INDEPENDENT PORTION OF THE PREMIUM ASSISTANCE POOL, AND PROVIDING FOR ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS, ADMINISTRATION, AND REPORTING BY THE DEPARTMENT OF INSURANCE AND OPERATING GUIDELINES; TO PROHIBIT THE EXCESSIVE PURCHASE OF CIGARETTES FOR RESALE IN ANTICIPATION OF THE APPLICATION OF THE SURTAX; AND TO CREATE A STUDY COMMITTEE ON HEALTH CARE ACCESS AND AFFORDABILITY, PROVIDE FOR ITS MEMBERSHIP, AND REQUIRE A REPORT ON ITS FINDINGS AND RECOMMENDATIONS BY JANUARY 1, 2010.
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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 EDUCATION 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 FOUR POINTS OR LESS, 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 EDUCATION PROGRAM AND REQUIREMENTS FOR PERSONS DESIRING TO ENTER A PROGRAM.
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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 THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 1-23-505 SO AS TO DEFINE CERTAIN TERMS; BY ADDING SECTION 1-23-535 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE ADMINISTRATIVE LAW COURT SHALL HAVE AN OFFICIAL SEAL; TO AMEND SECTION 1-23-310, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS FOR PURPOSES OF ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURES, SO AS TO CHANGE A REFERENCE TO THE ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGE DIVISION TO THE ADMINISTRATIVE LAW COURT; TO AMEND SECTION 1-23-320, RELATING TO CONTESTED CASE HEARINGS, SO AS TO DELETE A PROVISION REGARDING THE HANDLING OF ATTENDANCE AND TESTIMONY OF WITNESSES, PRODUCTION OF BOOKS, PAPERS, AND RECORDS, AND OTHER PROCEDURAL MATTERS AND TO PROVIDE FOR ENFORCEMENT OR RELIEF FROM AN AGENCY SUBPOENA BEFORE THE COURT; TO AMEND SECTION 1-23-380, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO JUDICIAL REVIEW AFTER EXHAUSTION OF ADMINISTRATIVE REMEDIES, SO AS TO DELETE REFERENCES TO THE ADMINISTRATIVE LAW COURT AND TO REVIEW BY AN ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGE OF A FINAL DECISION IN A CONTESTED CASE TO CONFORM THE PROCEDURES TO OTHER PROCEDURAL PROVISIONS REGARDING THE COURT; TO AMEND SECTION 1-23-560, RELATING TO THE APPLICATION OF THE CODE OF JUDICIAL CONDUCT TO THE ADMINISTRATIVE LAW COURT, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE CODE OF JUDICIAL CONDUCT SERVES AS THE SOLE GROUNDS FOR DISCIPLINE OF ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGES AND TO ALLOW ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGES AND SPOUSES TO ACCEPT INVITATIONS TO CERTAIN JUDICIAL-RELATED FUNCTIONS; TO AMEND SECTION 1-23-600, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO HEARINGS AND PROCEEDINGS OF THE ADMINISTRATIVE LAW COURT, SO AS TO CONFORM THE PROCEDURES TO OTHER PROCEDURAL PROVISIONS REGARDING THE COURT AND TO PROHIBIT THE HEARING OF CERTAIN INMATE APPEALS BY THE COURT; TO AMEND SECTION 1-23-610, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO REVIEW OF DECISIONS OF THE ADMINISTRATIVE LAW COURT, SO AS TO CONFORM THE PROCEDURES TO OTHER PROCEDURAL PROVISIONS REGARDING THE COURT AND TO DELETE THE PROVISION REQUIRING APPROPRIATED MONIES TO BE USED FOR THE SAME PURPOSE INDEFINITELY; AND TO AMEND SECTION 1-23-640, RELATING TO THE VENUE WHERE ADMINISTRATIVE LAW COURT CASES ARE HEARD, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT CONTESTED CASES WILL BE HEARD AT THE PRINCIPAL OFFICES OR AT ANOTHER SUITABLE LOCATION UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.
Returned by Senate with Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 3588 -- Reps. Rutherford, Alexander, Hart, Sellers, R. Brown, Whipper and Scott: 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.
Co-Sponsor added

H. 3590 -- Reps. G.R. Smith, Bowen, Duncan, Haskins, Littlejohn, Lowe, Bedingfield and Stavrinakis: 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.
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Point of Order

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.
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended

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.
Debate Adjourned
Returned by Senate with Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

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.
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor removed

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.
Ratified

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 SECTION 23-28-20, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE APPOINTMENT OF RESERVE POLICE OFFICERS, SO AS TO MAKE A TECHNICAL CHANGE; 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 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"; TO AMEND SECTION 23-23-10, RELATING TO THE ESTABLISHMENT AND PURPOSE OF THE LAW ENFORCEMENT TRAINING COUNCIL, SO AS TO DELETE THE TERM "LAW ENFORCEMENT TRAINING COUNCIL" AND REPLACE IT WITH THE TERM "CRIMINAL JUSTICE ACADEMY"; TO AMEND SECTION 23-23-20, RELATING TO THE PURPOSE OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA CRIMINAL JUSTICE ACADEMY, SO AS TO MAKE TECHNICAL CHANGES; TO AMENDED SECTION 23-23-80, RELATING TO THE POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE DIRECTOR OF THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE ACADEMY, SO AS TO DELETE THE TERM "DIRECTOR OF THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE ACADEMY" AND REPLACE IT WITH THE TERM "SOUTH CAROLINA LAW ENFORCEMENT TRAINING COUNCIL"; TO AMEND SECTION 23-3-540, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE ELECTRONIC MONITORING OF CERTAIN SEX OFFENDERS BY THE DEPARTMENT OF PROBATION, PAROLE AND PARDON SERVICES, SO AS TO REVISE THE DEFINITION OF THE TERM "ACTIVE ELECTRONIC MONITORING DEVICE"; TO AMEND SECTION 23-3-430, RELATING TO THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE STATE'S SEX OFFENDER REGISTRY, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A SEX OFFENDER WHO RECEIVES A PARDON FOR AN OFFENSE WHICH REQUIRED HIM TO REGISTER AS AN OFFENDER, OR FILES A PETITION FOR HABEAS CORPUS OR A MOTION FOR A NEW TRIAL MUST REGISTER ANNUALLY FOR THE REMAINDER OF HIS LIFE UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES; TO AMEND SECTION 23-11-110, RELATING TO A SHERIFF'S QUALIFICATIONS, SO AS TO DELETE A REFERENCE TO SECTION 23-6-400(D)(1) AND REPLACE IT WITH A REFERENCE TO SECTION 23-23-60; TO AMEND SECTION 16-3-655, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE OFFENSE OF CRIMINAL SEXUAL CONDUCT WITH A MINOR, SO AS TO REVISE THE ELEMENTS OF THE OFFENSE OF CRIMINAL SEXUAL CONDUCT WITH A MINOR IN THE SECOND DEGREE; TO AMEND SECTION 23-23-90, RELATING TO REPORTS, DOCUMENTS, STATEMENTS, AND OTHER COMMUNICATIONS MADE OR DELIVERED PURSUANT TO THE ADMINISTRATION OF CERTAIN DUTIES OF THE LAW ENFORCEMENT TRAINING COUNCIL AND THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE ACADEMY, SO AS TO MAKE TECHNICAL CHANGES, TO PROVIDE THAT THESE REPORTS, DOCUMENTS, STATEMENTS, AND COMMUNICATIONS MUST NOT BE THE SUBJECT OF OR BASIS FOR ANY ACTION, AND TO REVISE THE LIST OF PARTIES WHOSE COMMUNICATIONS ARE PROTECTED BY THIS PROVISION; AND TO AMEND SECTION 23-3-540, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE ELECTRONIC MONITORING OF CERTAIN SEX OFFENDERS BY THE DEPARTMENT OF PROBATION, PAROLE AND PARDON SERVICES, SO AS TO DELETE THE PROVISION THAT ALLOWS CERTAIN INFORMATION GATHERED BY A PROBATION AGENT PURSUANT TO HIS DUTIES AS A COMMUNITY CONTROL CENTER TO BE ADMISSIBLE IN A CRIMINAL PROSECUTION.
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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 STATE AND NATIONAL CRIMINAL RECORDS CHECKS OF AN APPLICANT FOR LICENSURE TO PRACTICE NURSING AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT MAY REQUIRE SUCH CRIMINAL RECORDS CHECKS IN CONNECTION WITH AN INVESTIGATION OR DISCIPLINARY PROCEEDING OF A LICENSEE; AND BY ADDING SECTION 40-33-39 SO AS TO REQUIRE A LICENSED NURSE TO WEAR AN IDENTIFICATION BADGE BEARING THE NURSE'S NAME AND TITLE.
Recorded vote
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Reconsidered
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Veto Sustained

H. 3634 -- Reps. Gullick and Vick: 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.
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H. 3642 -- Reps. Herbkersman, Young and Funderburk: 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.
Co-Sponsor added

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 SECTION 12-63-20, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO SALES TAX REBATES ON ECOLOGICALLY FRIENDLY VEHICLES AND INCENTIVE PAYMENTS FOR ALTERNATIVE FUEL PURCHASE AND PRODUCTION OF ELECTRICITY OR METHANE GAS, SO AS TO DELETE THE SALES TAX REBATE ON FLEXIBLE FUEL VEHICLES, TO SHORTEN THE TIME PERIOD THE ALTERNATIVE FUEL PURCHASE INCENTIVE IS AVAILABLE, TO BROADEN THE INCENTIVE PAYMENT QUALIFICATIONS FOR THE PRODUCTION OF ELECTRICITY OR METHANE GAS FUEL, TO REPLACE "METHANE GAS FUEL" WITH "ENERGY", AND TO DELETE THE LIMITATIONS ON THE INCENTIVE AMOUNTS; TO AMEND SECTION 46-3-260, RELATING TO THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA RENEWABLE ENERGY INFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPMENT FUND AND LOW INTEREST LOANS AND GRANTS, SO AS TO EXPAND THE PURVIEW OF THE MATCHING GRANTS FOR NEW AND FUTURE BIOMASS TECHNOLOGIES TO INCLUDE SOLAR, GEOTHERMAL, WIND ENERGY, AND SMALL HYDROPOWER TECHNOLOGIES AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE RATHER THAN THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE MAY ADMINISTER THE FUND AND COORDINATE ITS EFFORTS WITH THE STATE ENERGY OFFICE; TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-3600, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO TAX CREDITS FOR AN ETHANOL AND BIODIESEL FACILITY, SO AS TO EXTEND THE TAX CREDIT TO 2017, TO ALLOW THE TAXPAYER TO CLAIM THE CREDIT FOR THE FIRST SIX MONTHS IT MET THE REQUIREMENTS IN ADDITION TO QUALIFYING FOR THE CURRENT TAXABLE YEAR; TO ALLOW UNUSED CREDIT TO BE CARRIED FORWARD FOR TEN YEARS, TO REQUIRE APPROVAL BY THE STATE ENERGY OFFICE RATHER THAN THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE, AND TO REQUIRE EACH TAXPAYER TO SUBMIT A REQUEST TO THE STATE ENERGY OFFICE WITHIN A SPECIFIED TIME PERIOD AND SUBJECT TO CERTAIN PRESCRIBED CONDITIONS; TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-3610, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO TAX CREDITS FOR THE COST OF PURCHASING AND INSTALLING PROPERTY TO DISTRIBUTE AND DISPENSE RENEWABLE FUELS, SO AS TO REVISE THE DEFINITION OF "RENEWABLE FUEL" FOR CERTAIN TAXPAYERS WHO PURCHASE OR CONSTRUCT QUALIFYING FACILITIES OR COMMERCIAL FACILITIES, TO DELETE THE ONE HUNDRED FIFTY THOUSAND DOLLAR LIMIT, AND TO REQUIRE EACH TAXPAYER TO SUBMIT A REQUEST TO THE STATE ENERGY OFFICE WITHIN A SPECIFIED TIME PERIOD AND SUBJECT TO CERTAIN PRESCRIBED CONDITIONS; TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-3620, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO TAX CREDITS FOR THE COST OF METHANE GAS USE, SO AS TO DELETE THE PROVISIONS RELATED TO METHANE GAS, TO END THE TAX CREDIT ALLOWABLE FOR THE PURCHASE AND INSTALLATION OF CERTAIN ENERGY-CREATING FUELS WITH NO LESS THAN NINETY PERCENT BIOMASS RESOURCE, TO ALLOW THE STATE ENERGY OFFICE TO CONSULT WITH OTHER SPECIFIED AGENCIES TO CERTIFY THE COSTS OF THE TAXPAYER, TO PROVIDE PARAMETERS FOR THE TAX CREDIT, TO REDEFINE "BIOMASS RESOURCE", AND TO REQUIRE EACH TAXPAYER TO SUBMIT A REQUEST TO THE STATE ENERGY OFFICE WITHIN A SPECIFIED TIME PERIOD AND SUBJECT TO CERTAIN PRESCRIBED CONDITIONS; AND TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-3631, RELATING TO THE BIODIESEL EXPENDITURES TAX CREDIT, SO AS TO EXPAND THE DEFINITIONS OF "QUALIFIED EXPENDITURES FOR RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT" AND "CELLULOSIC ETHANOL" AND TO REQUIRE EACH TAXPAYER TO SUBMIT A REQUEST TO THE STATE ENERGY OFFICE WITHIN A SPECIFIED TIME PERIOD AND SUBJECT TO CERTAIN PRESCRIBED CONDITIONS.
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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, Young, Brady, Talley, Clemmons, Owens, Hiott, Skelton and Rice: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 2, CHAPTER 59 TO TITLE 38 SO AS TO ENACT THE "SOUTH CAROLINA HEALTH CARE FINANCIAL RECOVERY AND PROTECTION ACT"; TO REQUIRE AN INSURER, UPON REQUEST, TO PROVIDE THE FEE SCHEDULE THAT IS CONTRACTED WITH THE REQUESTING PHYSICIAN AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE FEE SCHEDULE MUST BE KEPT CONFIDENTIAL; TO PROVIDE THAT CLEAN CLAIMS SUBMITTED BY PAPER MUST BE PAID WITHIN FORTY BUSINESS DAYS OF RECEIPT OR OF THE DATE ALL NECESSARY INFORMATION HAS BEEN RECEIVED AND TWENTY BUSINESS DAYS FOR CLAIMS SUBMITTED ELECTRONICALLY; TO REQUIRE INSURERS TO MAINTAIN A SYSTEM FOR TRACKING RECEIPT AND DISPOSITION OF CLAIMS, TO PROVIDE ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF CLAIMS RECEIVED AND NOTICE OF DEFECT OR ERRORS IN CLAIMS, AND TO ESTABLISH TIMEFRAMES FOR PROVIDING SUCH INFORMATION; TO PROVIDE THAT CLAIMS THAT ARE NOT TIMELY PAID IN ACCORDANCE WITH THIS ARTICLE ACCRUE INTEREST AT THE LEGAL RATE OF INTEREST, AS PROVIDED FOR IN LAW; TO SPECIFY CIRCUMSTANCES UNDER WHICH INTEREST PAYMENTS ARE NOT REQUIRED; TO ESTABLISH PROCEDURES AND TIMEFRAMES FOR CONDUCTING OVERPAYMENT RECOVERY EFFORTS; TO PROVIDE THAT THIS ARTICLE DOES NOT APPLY TO CLAIMS PROCESSED UNDER ANY NATIONAL ACCOUNT DELIVERY PROGRAM; AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF INSURANCE SHALL ENFORCE THE PROVISIONS OF THIS ARTICLE AND TO FURTHER SPECIFY SANCTIONS THE DEPARTMENT MAY IMPOSE FOR VIOLATIONS; AND TO AMEND SECTION 38-71-230, RELATING TO WRITTEN NOTICE OF HEALTH INSURANCE CLAIMS POLICIES AND PROCEDURES AND THE ADOPTION OF STANDARDIZED CLAIM FORMS, SO AS TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS.
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H. 3715 -- Reps. Talley, Duncan, Mahaffey, Clemmons, Shoopman, Toole and G.R. Smith: 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.
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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, SUBJECT TO APPROPRIATIONS BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY, EACH SCHOOL DISTRICT IN THIS STATE TO DEVELOP AND IMPLEMENT AN AUTOMATED 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, AS DETERMINED BY THE DISTRICT SUPERINTENDENT OR THE SUPERINTENDENT'S DESIGNEE, ARE TRAINED IN ITS USE, AND THAT THESE DEVICES ARE PERIODICALLY INSPECTED AND MAINTAINED, TO PROVIDE THE DISTRICT SHALL DEFINE THE PROGRAM AND THE MANNER IN WHICH IT OPERATES, TO PROVIDE IMMUNITY FROM CIVIL LIABILITY WITH RESPECT TO THIS PROGRAM EXCEPT FOR GROSSLY NEGLIGENT ACTS, AND TO AUTHORIZE THE STATE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD TO ESTABLISH A STATE CONTRACT FOR THE PROCUREMENT OF AUTOMATED EXTERNAL DEFIBRILLATORS.
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Returned by Senate with Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
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Ratified
Veto Message
Veto Overridden

H. 3740 -- Reps. Rutherford and McLeod: 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.
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3rd Reading
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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, Dantzler, Erickson and Chalk: 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. 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 ELIMINATE A SPECIFIC REQUIREMENT TO USE EXCESS RESERVES TO REDUCE PREMIUMS OR IMPROVE BENEFITS AND EXPRESS THE INTENT OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO MAKE PROGRESS IN MEETING OR MAINTAINING ANNUAL CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE SCRHI TRUST FUND TO MEET NEW ACCOUNTING STANDARDS; 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.
Recorded vote
Senate Amendments Amended
Debate Adjourned
Returned by Senate with Amendment
Message from Senate
Ratified

H. 3794 -- Reps. Littlejohn, Davenport, Walker, Mitchell, Anthony, Mahaffey, W.D. Smith, Umphlett, D.C. Smith and J.R. Smith: 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.
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H. 3797 -- Reps. Chalk, Mitchell, Lowe and Clemmons: 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".
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H. 3798 -- Rep. G.R. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 20-1-20, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PERSONS AUTHORIZED TO PERFORM MARRIAGE CEREMONIES, SO AS TO ALSO AUTHORIZE THE CHIEF OR SPIRITUAL LEADER OF A NATIVE AMERICAN INDIAN ENTITY RECOGNIZED BY THE SOUTH CAROLINA COMMISSION FOR MINORITY AFFAIRS TO PERFORM MARRIAGE CEREMONIES.
Senate Amendments Amended
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Returned by Senate with Amendment
Conference Committee
Report of Conference Committee
Adopted
Message to Senate
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Ratified

H. 3803 -- Reps. Haley and Kirsh: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 40-13-360, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO EXEMPTIONS FROM THE PROFESSION OF COSMETOLOGY, SO AS TO PROVIDE AN UNLICENSED PERSON EMPLOYED IN A COSMETOLOGY SALON EXCLUSIVELY TO SHAMPOO HAIR UNDER THE DIRECT SUPERVISION OF A COSMETOLOGIST IS EXCLUDED FROM THE REQUIREMENTS FOR A COSMETOLOGIST.
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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, REQUIRE AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE PURCHASE AND ESTABLISH CERTAIN REQUIREMENTS IN THE ORDINANCE, REQUIRE A MILLAGE INCREASE TO REASONABLY RELATE TO THE PURCHASE PRICE AND BE RESCINDED IN FIVE YEARS AFTER A CERTAIN TIME, PROHIBIT REINSTATEMENT OF THE MILLAGE RATE WITHOUT APPROVAL OF A MAJORITY OF THE QUALIFIED VOTERS OF THE GOVERNMENTAL ENTITY AND PROVIDE FOR PAYING FOR THE REFERENDUM; TO PROVIDE FOR A LIMIT ON PROPERTY TAX MILLAGE RATE LIMITATION FOR THE PURCHASE OF CAPITAL EQUIPMENT, DEFINE "CAPITAL EQUIPMENT", AND PROVIDE FOR MAKING EXPENDITURES RELATED TO THE INSTALLATION, OPERATION, AND PURCHASE OF CAPITAL EQUIPMENT IN A COUNTY HAVING A POPULATION OF LESS THAN ONE HUNDRED THOUSAND PERSONS AND HAS AT LEAST FORTY THOUSAND ACRES OF STATE FOREST LAND.
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Veto Overridden

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.
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Veto Overridden

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 IF THE VOLUNTEER DOES NOT RECEIVE PAYMENT FROM THE STATE FOR THE APPOINTED SERVICES AND DUTIES, AND TO PROVIDE IMMUNITY TO EMERGENCY ASSISTANT MEDICAL EXAMINERS OR CORONERS.
Returned by Senate with Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 3853 -- Reps. Witherspoon, Walker, Bales, Harvin, Littlejohn, Lowe, Mahaffey, Miller, M.A. Pitts, Spires and Bowers: 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; TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-4160, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE OPERATION OF CERTAIN VEHICLES, AND VEHICLE COMBINATIONS WITH LAWFUL GROSS WEIGHTS AND LOADS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE MAXIMUM GROSS VEHICLE WEIGHT AND AXLE WEIGHT LIMIT FOR CERTAIN VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH AN IDLE REDUCTION SYSTEM MAY BE INCREASED BY AN AMOUNT THAT DOES NOT EXCEED FOUR HUNDRED POUNDS; TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-4140, RELATING TO THE GROSS WEIGHT OF CERTAIN VEHICLES, SO AS TO ESTABLISH ENFORCEMENT TOLERANCES FOR VEHICLES TRANSPORTING CERTAIN FOREST PRODUCTS AND SOD; TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-4060, RELATING TO THE MAXIMUM HEIGHT OF CERTAIN VEHICLES, AND THE PASSAGE OF VEHICLES UNDER AN OVERHEAD OBSTRUCTION, SO AS TO REVISE THE TYPES OF VEHICLES THAT MAY NOT EXCEED THE EXISTING MAXIMUM HEIGHT, TO ESTABLISH A NEW HEIGHT RESTRICTION FOR CERTAIN VEHICLES, TO PROVIDE A PROCEDURE TO OBTAIN AN EXEMPTION FROM COMPLYING WITH A PARTICULAR HEIGHT RESTRICTION, AND TO DELETE THE PROVISION THAT PROVIDES THAT AN AUTOMOBILE TRANSPORTER IS RESPONSIBLE FOR CERTAIN PERSONAL INJURIES AND PROPERTY DAMAGE RESULTING FROM OPERATING A UNIT IN EXCESS OF A CERTAIN HEIGHT; BY ADDING CHAPTER 35 TO TITLE 56 SO AS TO ESTABLISH IDLING RESTRICTIONS FOR COMMERCIAL DIESEL VEHICLES, TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR VEHICLES THAT VIOLATE THE PROVISIONS OF THIS CHAPTER, TO PROVIDE THAT THE STATE TRANSPORT POLICE DIVISION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY SHALL ENFORCE THE PROVISIONS CONTAINED IN THIS CHAPTER, TO PROVIDE THAT FINES COLLECTED PURSUANT TO THIS CHAPTER MUST BE PLACED IN THE DIESEL IDLING REDUCTION FUND ADMINISTERED BY THE STATE TREASURY AND USED TO DEVELOP AND OPERATE AN IDLING AWARENESS PROGRAM, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL SHALL PROMULGATE REGULATIONS TO ADMINISTER AND ENFORCE THE PROVISIONS OF THIS CHAPTER; AND TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-4160, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE OPERATION OF CERTAIN VEHICLES AND VEHICLE COMBINATIONS WITH LAWFUL GROSS WEIGHTS AND LOADS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE UNIFORM CITATION USED BY THE STATE TRANSPORT POLICE DIVISION ALSO MUST BE USED FOR IDLING VIOLATIONS, AND TO REVISE CERTAIN LANGUAGE CONTAINED ON THE CITATION.
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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.
Debate Adjourned
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H. 3876 -- Reps. Stavrinakis, Breeland, 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.
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H. 3880 -- Reps. W.D. Smith, Hagood, Mitchell and McLeod: A BILL TO AMEND ARTICLE 7, CHAPTER 56 OF TITLE 44, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE BROWNFIELDS/VOLUNTARY CLEANUP PROGRAM, SO AS, AMONG OTHER THINGS, TO REVISE THE LIABILITY PROTECTION PROVIDED AS AN INCENTIVE TO PARTIES TO CONDUCT RESPONSE ACTIONS WHEN THEY ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ENVIRONMENTAL CONTAMINATION OF PROPERTY; TO FURTHER SPECIFY THE SCOPE OF A COVENANT NOT TO SUE PROVIDED TO PARTIES WHO ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR ENVIRONMENTAL CONTAMINATION OF PROPERTY; TO PROVIDE THAT CONTAMINATION OF PROPERTY INCLUDES IMPACT BY PETROLEUM OR A PETROLEUM PRODUCT; TO SPECIFY THAT PROPERTY ON WHICH A RELEASE OF PETROLEUM PRODUCTS OCCURRED IS PROPERTY ELIGIBLE FOR PARTICIPATION IN THE VOLUNTARY CLEANUP PROGRAM; TO FURTHER PROVIDE THAT ELIGIBILITY FOR A NONRESPONSIBLE PARTY TO PARTICIPATE IN THE PROGRAM REQUIRES THE PARTY TO UNDERTAKE TO EXPAND, REDEVELOP, OR RETURN TO USE THE PROPERTY; TO FURTHER SPECIFY GROUNDS FOR TERMINATING A VOLUNTARY CLEANUP CONTRACT AND A CONTRACT COVENANT NOT TO SUE; TO FURTHER SPECIFY REQUIREMENTS THAT MUST BE MET BEFORE A NONRESPONSIBLE PARTY ENTERS INTO A VOLUNTARY CLEANUP 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; AND TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-3550, RELATING TO VOLUNTARY CLEANUP ACTIVITY TAX CREDITS, SO AS TO DELETE A REFERENCE TO TAXES DUE UNDER CORPORATE INCOME TAX.
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H. 3906 -- Reps. Witherspoon and Moss: 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.
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H. 3912 -- Reps. White and Bales: 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'S CONSIDERATION 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 WHEN PROVIDING DOCUMENTATION OF RESIDENCY TRAINING FOR LICENSURE, A PHYSICIAN WHO GRADUATED FROM A SCHOOL OUTSIDE OF THE UNITED STATES OR CANADA IS ONLY REQUIRED TO HAVE BEEN ACTIVELY LICENSED FOR THE PRECEDING FIVE YEARS, RATHER THAN THE PRECEDING TEN YEARS, AND TO PROVIDE THAT SEVENTY-FIVE PERCENT OF CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION MUST BE IN A BOARD CERTIFIED APPLICANT'S AREA OF SPECIALTY IN ORDER FOR THE APPLICANT TO OBTAIN LICENSURE WITHOUT HAVING TO PASS AN EXAMINATION; TO AMEND SECTION 40-47-20, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE DEFINITION OF TERMS IN THE LICENSURE AND REGULATION OF PHYSICIANS, INCLUDING THE DEFINITION OF THE PRACTICE OF MEDICINE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT RENDERING A DETERMINATION OF MEDICAL NECESSITY OR A DECISION AFFECTING THE DIAGNOSIS OR TREATMENT OF A PATIENT IS NOT, UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES, THE PRACTICE OF MEDICINE WHEN SUCH DETERMINATION OR DECISION IS A COVERAGE DECISION DENYING HEALTH CARE SERVICES OR COVERAGE FOR A COVERED BENEFIT OR APPROVING A COVERED BENEFIT; AND BY ADDING SECTION 38-59-25 SO AS TO FURTHER SPECIFY THOSE CIRCUMSTANCES UNDER WHICH RENDERING A DETERMINATION OR MAKING A DECISION DENYING OR APPROVING HEALTH CARE SERVICES OR BENEFITS IS NOT THE PRACTICE OF MEDICINE.
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H. 3918 -- Reps. Scarborough and Davenport: 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.
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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.
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3rd Reading
Amended

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; TO PROVIDE THAT THE VICE PRESIDENT OF THE SOUTHEASTERN DIVISION OF THE AMERICAN DIABETES ASSOCIATION BE A MEMBER OF THE BOARD; AND TO DELETE THE REQUIREMENT THAT THE BOARD'S MEMBERSHIP INCLUDE AN APPOINTEE FROM THE JOINT LEGISLATIVE COMMITTEE ON HEALTH CARE PLANNING AND OVERSIGHT.
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Ratified

H. 3975 -- Reps. Delleney and Bowers: 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 2008.
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Debate Adjourned
Ratified

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.
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Debate Adjourned

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 "HISTORIC BASEBALL LEAGUES DAY" IN SOUTH CAROLINA.
Recorded vote
Debate Adjourned
Returned by Senate with Amendment
Non-Concurrence
Conference Committee
Report of Conference Committee
Adopted
Enrolled
Message to Senate
Message to Senate
Message to Senate
Message to Senate
Message from Senate
Message from Senate
Ratified
Veto Message
Veto Sustained

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".
Returned by Senate with Concurrence

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".
Returned by Senate with Concurrence

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.
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended

H. 4021 -- Reps. G.M. Smith and Young: 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.
Co-Sponsor added

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.
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended

H. 4058 -- Reps. Sandifer, Leach, Bedingfield, Cato, Chellis, Ott, Owens, Whitmire, Parks, Howard and J.H. Neal: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 7 OF TITLE 32, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PRENEED FUNERAL CONTRACTS, SO AS TO CONFORM THE PROVISIONS TO REFLECT THAT THE PREVIOUS POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE STATE BOARD OF FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS RELATING TO THOSE CONTRACTS HAS BEEN TRANSFERRED TO THE DEPARTMENT OF CONSUMER AFFAIRS, TO PROVIDE FOR A CONTESTED CASE HEARING BEFORE THE REVOCATION OR SUSPENSION OF A LICENSE FOR VIOLATION OF THE CHAPTER, TO PROVIDE FOR ADMINISTRATIVE PENALTIES, AND TO MAKE TECHNICAL CHANGES; AND TO AMEND SECTION 40-19-290, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO LICENSED EMBALMERS AND FUNERAL DIRECTORS RECEIVING PAYMENTS FOR PRENEED FUNERAL CONTRACTS, SO AS TO CHANGE "STATE BOARD OF FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS" TO "SOUTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF CONSUMER AFFAIRS".
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading

H. 4065 -- Rep. Harrison: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 62-1-302, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO JURISDICTION OF THE PROBATE COURT, SO AS TO ADD THE WORD "GENERAL" BEFORE "PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVES" IN CONNECTION WITH FORMAL PROCEEDINGS FOR THEIR APPOINTMENT.
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Point of Order
Ratified

H. 4067 -- Rep. Harrison: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-24-10, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE DEED RECORDING FEE, SO AS TO EXEMPT A DEED TRANSFERRING REAL PROPERTY FROM A TRUST TO A TRUST DISTRIBUTEE UPON THE DEATH OF THE SETTLOR UPON CERTAIN CONDITIONS.
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Point of Order
Ratified

H. 4157 -- Reps. Stewart, Taylor, D.C. Smith, Hart, Gullick, Bedingfield, Toole, Hardwick, Young, Simrill, G.M. Smith, Weeks, Williams, Erickson, Umphlett, Moss, Clemmons, Vick, J.R. Smith, Hagood and Hodges: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 3, TITLE 56, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO MOTOR VEHICLE REGISTRATION AND LICENSING, BY ADDING ARTICLE 77 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES MAY ISSUE "MILITARY VETERANS MOTORCYCLE" SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES.
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
Amended
Point of Order

H. 4163 -- Reps. Huggins, Alexander, J.H. Neal, Ballentine, Spires, McLeod, E.H. Pitts, Hart, Rutherford, Haley, Bingham, Harrison, Branham, Lowe, Edge, Toole, Viers and Cotty: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROPRIATE TWENTY MILLION DOLLARS FROM SURPLUS FISCAL YEAR 2006-2007 GENERAL FUND REVENUES FOR ADDITIONAL FISCAL YEAR 2007-2008 EFA FUNDING TO HOLD HARMLESS SCHOOL DISTRICTS OTHERWISE RECEIVING REDUCED EFA FUNDING FOR FISCAL YEAR 2007-2008.
Co-Sponsor added

H. 4229 -- Rep. McLeod: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 14-25-130 SO AS TO REQUIRE THE PREPARATION OF JURY LISTS FROM THE ELECTRONIC FILE OF PERSONS HOLDING A VALID STATE DRIVER'S LICENSE OR IDENTIFICATION CARD TO BE FURNISHED BY THE STATE ELECTION COMMISSION TO MUNICIPAL JURY COMMISSIONERS; TO AMEND SECTIONS 14-25-125 AND 14-25-155, BOTH RELATING TO THE COMPOSITION OF MUNICIPAL COURT JURY LISTS, BOTH SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE JURY LIST TO BE USED BY THE MUNICIPALITY IS THE LIST PREPARED BY THE JURY COMMISSIONERS FROM THE LATEST OFFICIAL LIST PROVIDED BY THE STATE ELECTION COMMISSION; AND TO AMEND SECTION 14-7-130, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE PREPARATION OF JURY LISTS OF PERSONS HOLDING A VALID STATE DRIVER'S LICENSE OR IDENTIFICATION CARD, SO AS TO REQUIRE THE PREPARATION OF JURY LISTS FROM THE ELECTRONIC FILE OF PERSONS HOLDING A VALID STATE DRIVER'S LICENSE OR IDENTIFICATION CARD TO BE FURNISHED BY THE STATE ELECTION COMMISSION TO COUNTY JURY COMMISSIONERS.
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Returned by Senate with Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 4243 -- Reps. Kelly, F.N. Smith, Simrill, Shoopman, Leach, Limehouse, M.A. Pitts, Rutherford, Scarborough, Witherspoon, Neilson, Owens and Vick: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 10-11-320, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE CARRYING OR DISCHARGING OF A FIREARM OR USE OF A DANGEROUS WEAPON UPON THE CAPITOL GROUNDS OR WITHIN THE CAPITOL BUILDING, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THIS PROVISION DOES NOT APPLY TO MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY WHO POSSESS A CONCEALABLE WEAPONS' PERMIT; TO AMEND SECTION 16-23-420, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE CARRYING OR DISPLAYING OF A FIREARM IN A PUBLIC BUILDING OR AN AREA ADJACENT TO IT, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A MEMBER OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY LAWFULLY MAY CARRY A FIREARM ON PROPERTY OWNED, OPERATED, OR CONTROLLED BY CERTAIN PUBLIC AND PRIVATE EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS; AND TO AMEND SECTION 23-31-240, RELATING TO A LIST OF PERSONS WHO ARE ALLOWED TO CARRY A CONCEALABLE WEAPON WHEN PERFORMING THE DUTIES OF THEIR OFFICE, SO AS TO INCLUDE MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY AMONG THIS LIST OF PERSONS.
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor removed
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Proposed Amendment
Debate Adjourned
Point of Order

H. 4258 -- Reps. Witherspoon, Barfield, Clemmons, Edge, Leach and Hardwick: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION NAME THE PORTION OF THE STATE FARM TO MARKET ROAD #31 IN HORRY COUNTY, FROM ITS INTERSECTION WITH SOUTH CAROLINA HIGHWAY 905 TO THE TOWN OF LORIS, THE "SERGEANT HENRY ODELL STALVEY, JR. MEMORIAL ROAD" AND ERECT APPROPRIATE MARKERS OR SIGNS ALONG THIS ROAD THAT CONTAIN THE WORDS "SERGEANT HENRY ODELL STALVEY, JR. MEMORIAL ROAD".
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate with Concurrence

H. 4263 -- Rep. Rutherford: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 12-21-2700 SO AS TO DEFINE, SPECIFICALLY AND WITH EXAMPLES AND EXCLUSIONS, "AN AMUSEMENT REDEMPTION MACHINE", AND TO PROVIDE FOR CRIMINAL PENALTIES FOR REWARDING PLAYERS WITH ITEMS OTHER THAN FREE REPLAYS OR NONCASH MERCHANDISE.
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor removed
Co-Sponsor removed
Co-Sponsor removed
Recorded vote
Proposed Amendment
Continued
Debate Adjourned
Point of Order

H. 4274 -- Reps. F.N. Smith and G. Brown: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 20-7-8920, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE UNLAWFUL PURCHASE OR POSSESSION OF BEER OR WINE BY PERSONS UNDER AGE TWENTY-ONE, SECTION 61-4-50, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE UNLAWFUL SALE OF BEER OR WINE TO PERSONS UNDER AGE TWENTY-ONE, AND SECTION 61-4-90, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE UNLAWFUL TRANSFER OF BEER OR WINE FOR THE CONSUMPTION OF PERSONS UNDER AGE TWENTY-ONE, ALL SO AS TO PROVIDE AN EXCEPTION FOR PERSONS SERVING IN A BRANCH OF THE UNIFORMED MILITARY SERVICES OF THE UNITED STATES.
Co-Sponsor added

H. 4277 -- Rep. R. Brown: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION RENAME THE "WALLACE RIVER BRIDGE" IN THE HOLLYWOOD SECTION OF CHARLESTON COUNTY THE "PETER MILLER BRIDGE" AND ERECT APPROPRIATE MARKERS OR SIGNS AT THIS BRIDGE THAT CONTAIN THE WORDS "PETER MILLER BRIDGE".
Report of Committee
Adopted
Returned by Senate with Concurrence

H. 4305 -- Rep. Funderburk: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING CHAPTER 10 TO TITLE 47 SO AS TO CREATE THE "SOUTH CAROLINA EQUINE PROMOTION ACT"; TO PROVIDE CERTAIN DEFINITIONS; TO ESTABLISH A PROMOTION BOARD AND SPECIFY ITS RESPONSIBILITIES, COMPOSITION, AND METHOD OF SELECTING BOARD MEMBERS; TO CREATE THE EQUINE PROMOTION FUND TO PROMOTE THE EQUINE INDUSTRY; TO PROVIDE MONEY FOR THE EQUINE PROMOTION FUND BY IMPOSING AN ASSESSMENT ON CERTAIN COMMERCIAL FEED AND CUSTOM BLENDS; AND TO REQUIRE PERIODIC AUDITS OF THE EQUINE PROMOTION FUND; AMONG OTHER THINGS.
Report of Committee
Recommitted
Debate Adjourned
Point of Order

H. 4307 -- Reps. Rutherford and Hosey: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 56-5-1545 SO AS TO ENACT "SENIOR TROOPER MICHAEL J. RAO'S LAW" TO PROVIDE CERTAIN PROCEDURES THAT A DRIVER OF A MOTOR VEHICLE SHALL FOLLOW WHEN APPROACHING A STATIONARY EMERGENCY VEHICLE DISPLAYING LIGHTED RED OR LIGHTED RED AND BLUE LIGHTS; AND TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-720, RELATING TO POINTS ASSESSED AGAINST A PERSON'S DRIVING RECORD FOR VARIOUS MOTOR VEHICLE VIOLATIONS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON WHO IMPROPERLY OPERATES A VEHICLE WHEN HE APPROACHES AN EMERGENCY VEHICLE MUST HAVE FOUR POINTS ASSESSED AGAINST HIS DRIVING RECORD.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4308 -- Reps. Talley and Mahaffey: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION NAME THE BRIDGE THAT CROSSES INTERSTATE HIGHWAY 85 ALONG SOUTH CAROLINA HIGHWAY 129 IN SPARTANBURG COUNTY THE "DEPUTY KEVIN EARL CARPER BRIDGE" AND ERECT APPROPRIATE MARKERS OR SIGNS AT THIS BRIDGE THAT CONTAIN THE WORDS "DEPUTY KEVIN EARL CARPER BRIDGE".
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Adopted
Returned by Senate with Concurrence

H. 4309 -- Reps. Harrison, Harrell, G.M. Smith, Delleney, Leach, Haley, Young, Duncan, Haskins, Talley, G.R. Smith, Taylor, Cotty, Walker and Simrill: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 24-13-100, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE DEFINITION OF THE TERM "NO PAROLE OFFENSE", SO AS TO REVISE ITS DEFINITION TO INCLUDE CLASS D, E, AND F FELONIES, OFFENSES CLASSIFIED AS EXEMPT WHICH ARE PUNISHABLE BY A MAXIMUM TERM OF IMPRISONMENT FOR AT LEAST ONE YEAR, AND CLASS A AND B MISDEMEANORS, TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON WHO IS FOUND GUILTY OF, PLEADS GUILTY TO, OR PLEADS NOLO CONTENDRE TO A "NO PAROLE OFFENSE" IS ELIGIBLE FOR EARLY RELEASE FROM INCARCERATION UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE PROVISIONS CONTAINED IN THIS SECTION DO NOT AFFECT THE PROVISIONS CONTAINED IN THE YOUTHFUL OFFENDER ACT.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Recorded vote
Amended
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Request for Debate
Point of Order
Recommitted
Reconsidered

H. 4310 -- Reps. Toole, Clyburn and Taylor: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-5060, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE VOLUNTARY CONTRIBUTION OF FUNDS TO VARIOUS ENTITIES BY A PERSON ON HIS STATE INDIVIDUAL INCOME TAX RETURN, SO AS TO ESTABLISH THE STATE HIGHWAY REPAVING TRUST FUND AS AN ENTITY TO WHICH A PERSON MAY MAKE VOLUNTARY CONTRIBUTIONS; AND BY ADDING SECTION 57-11-30 SO AS TO CREATE THE STATE HIGHWAY REPAVING TRUST FUND WHICH CONSISTS OF TAXPAYERS' VOLUNTARY CONTRIBUTIONS WHICH MUST BE APPROPRIATED TO THE STATE'S COUNTIES FOR THE REPAIR AND MAINTENANCE OF ROADS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4311 -- Reps. Hagood, Clyburn, D.C. Smith, Young, Agnew, Duncan, Haskins, G.R. Smith, Hosey and Cotty: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-3-3310, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES TO RECIPIENTS OF THE PURPLE HEART, SO AS TO DELETE THE PROVISION THAT ESTABLISHES A FEE FOR THE LICENSE PLATE, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THERE IS NO FEE FOR THE LICENSE PLATE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4312 -- Rep. Kirsh: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 62-5-106 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A GUARDIANSHIP, CONSERVATORSHIP, OR OTHER PROTECTIVE ORDER ESTABLISHED BY REASON OF INCAPACITY, AND NOT MERELY MINORITY, DOES NOT TERMINATE AUTOMATICALLY UPON THE ATTAINMENT OF THE AGE OF MAJORITY BY THE INCAPACITATED PERSON AND TO DEFINE "INCAPACITATED PERSON" FOR THAT PURPOSE; AND TO AMEND SECTION 62-5-504, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE HEALTH CARE POWER OF ATTORNEY, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR VISITATION RIGHTS OF THE HEALTH CARE AGENT AND TO MAKE NONSUBSTANTIVE FORMAT CHANGES.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Returned by Senate with Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 4313 -- Reps. Kirsh, Duncan, Hosey and Cotty: 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 CREDIT 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 HAS REASON TO BELIEVE HE IS THE VICTIM OF FINANCIAL IDENTITY FRAUD, PROCEDURES FOR IMPLEMENTING AND REMOVING THE FREEZE, APPLICABILITY OF AND EXEMPTIONS FROM THE FREEZE, AND PENALTIES FOR VIOLATION OF THESE PROVISIONS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4314 -- Reps. Hardwick and Hosey: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 62-5-103, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO FACILITY OF PAYMENT OR DELIVERY TO A MINOR OR INCAPACITATED PERSON, SO AS TO INCREASE THE MAXIMUM AMOUNT SO PAID OR DELIVERED FROM TEN THOUSAND DOLLARS TO TWENTY-FIVE THOUSAND DOLLARS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4315 -- Reps. R. Brown and Hodges: A BILL TO AMEND ACT 190 OF 1991, RELATING TO THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE SCHOOL DISTRICT OF COLLETON COUNTY, SO AS TO CHANGE THE TIME FOR FILING THE STATEMENT OF CANDIDACY TO BE ELECTED TO THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES AND TO CORRECT INCORRECT REFERENCES.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recalled
Ratified

H. 4316 -- Reps. Lucas, Clyburn and Cotty: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-104-28 SO AS TO ESTABLISH ALTERNATIVE CRITERIA FOR STUDENTS GRADUATING IN 2008 AND THEREAFTER WHO ATTEND A MAGNET SCHOOL, AS DEFINED, FOR THE AWARDING OF PALMETTO FELLOWS SCHOLARSHIPS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Point of Order

H. 4317 -- Reps. Huggins, M.A. Pitts, Taylor, Cotty, Walker 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 INCREASE PENALTIES FOR PROVIDING FALSE INFORMATION IN AN AFFIDAVIT OFFERED TO ENROLL A CHILD IN A PUBLIC SCHOOL.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added

H. 4318 -- Reps. Rice and Clyburn: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 59-63-20, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO AGE OF ATTENDANCE IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS, SO AS TO ALLOW CHILDREN WHO HAVE REACHED A SPECIFIED AGE REQUIREMENT TO ATTEND KINDERGARTEN OR FIRST GRADE UPON THEIR PARENT'S PERMISSION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4319 -- Reps. White, Clyburn, G.R. Smith, Hosey, Mahaffey and Harrell: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 59-65-10, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE COMPULSORY ATTENDANCE REQUIREMENT IN SCHOOLS, SO AS TO INCREASE THE AGE OF THE CHILD AT WHICH A PARENT OR GUARDIAN NO LONGER HAS RESPONSIBILITY TO CAUSE THE CHILD TO ATTEND SCHOOL.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added

H. 4320 -- Reps. Whipper, Clyburn, R. Brown and Hosey: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 59-63-31, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO QUALIFICATIONS FOR ATTENDANCE AT PUBLIC SCHOOLS, SO AS TO ADD THE RESIDENCE OF A CHILD IN A PARTICULAR SCHOOL DISTRICT AS A RESULT OF A PARENT'S OR LEGAL GUARDIAN'S MILITARY DEPLOYMENT; BY ADDING SECTION 59-63-35 SO AS TO ALLOW NONRESIDENT MILITARY PERSONNEL TO ENROLL IN A PROGRAM TO AWARD A SOUTH CAROLINA HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA AND TO PROVIDE THAT NEITHER THE STATE NOR THE LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICT SHALL BEAR THE COST OF ENROLLMENT; AND TO PROVIDE THAT A NONRESIDENT MEMBER OF THE ARMED FORCES WHO HAS MAINTAINED CERTAIN SIGNIFICANT CONTACTS WITH THE STATE IS CONSIDERED A RESIDENT FOR PURPOSES OF TITLE 59.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Senate Amendments Amended
Message from Senate
Ratified

H. 4321 -- Reps. Rice, Hosey and Bowen: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 59-1-425, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE BEGINNING AND LENGTH OF THE SCHOOL TERM, SO AS TO SHORTEN THE LENGTH OF THE SCHOOL TERM TO ONE HUNDRED EIGHTY-FIVE DAYS, AND FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THE USE OF THE NONINSTRUCTIONAL DAYS.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 4322 -- Reps. Kirsh, Clyburn and Cotty: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, SO AS TO ENACT THE "ALL-TERRAIN VEHICLE SAFETY ACT" BY ADDING CHAPTER 26 TO TITLE 50 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE REGULATION OF THE OPERATION OF ALL-TERRAIN VEHICLES BY PERSONS UNDER THE AGE OF SIXTEEN, TO PROVIDE FOR THE REGULATION OF THE SALE OF ALL-TERRAIN VEHICLES FOR THE USE OF PERSONS UNDER THE AGE OF SIXTEEN, TO PROVIDE SAFETY STANDARDS FOR OPERATION OF ALL-TERRAIN VEHICLES, AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATION OF THE CHAPTER.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4323 -- Reps. Crawford, Young, Haskins and G.R. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 16-3-20, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE PUNISHMENT FOR MURDER, SO AS TO ADD THE MURDER OF A VULNERABLE ADULT TO THE LIST OF STATUTORY AGGRAVATING CIRCUMSTANCES FOR PURPOSES OF THE DEATH PENALTY; AND TO AMEND SECTION 43-35-10, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS FOR PURPOSES OF THE OMNIBUS ADULT PROTECTION ACT, SO AS TO PROVIDE A DEFINITION FOR THE TERM "ADVANCED AGE".
Introduced and Committed

H. 4324 -- Rep. Huggins: 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 DELETE THE EXCEPTION FROM PROSECUTION FOR CRIMINAL SEXUAL CONDUCT WITH A MINOR IN THE SECOND DEGREE WHEN THE PERSON IS EIGHTEEN YEARS OF AGE OR LESS AND THE VICTIM IS AT LEAST FOURTEEN AND TO DELETE THE PROVISION THAT MISTAKE OF AGE MAY BE USED AS A DEFENSE TO CRIMINAL SEXUAL CONDUCT WITH A MINOR IN THE SECOND DEGREE; AND TO AMEND SECTION 23-3-540, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO ELECTRONIC MONITORING OF SEX OFFENDERS, SO AS TO MAKE CONFORMING AMENDMENTS TO REMOVE EXCEPTIONS FROM ELECTRONIC MONITORING REQUIREMENTS OF PERSONS WHO COMMIT CRIMINAL SEXUAL CONDUCT IN THE SECOND DEGREE WHEN THE OFFENDER IS EIGHTEEN YEARS OF AGE OR LESS AND THE VICTIM IS AT LEAST FOURTEEN.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4325 -- Rep. Delleney: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 14-1-235, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO APPOINTMENT OF AN ATTORNEY IN A CIVIL ACTION, SO AS TO CLARIFY THAT THE PROHIBITION ON APPOINTMENT APPLIES TO CERTAIN POST-CONVICTION RELIEF MATTERS AND ACTIONS PURSUANT TO THE SEXUALLY VIOLENT PREDATOR ACT; AND TO AMEND SECTION 17-27-60, RELATING TO COURT COSTS AND EXPENSES FOR INDIGENTS, SO AS TO INCLUDE A REFERENCE TO THE PROHIBITION ON CIVIL APPOINTMENTS IN CERTAIN CASES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4326 -- Reps. Rice, D.C. Smith, Young, G.M. Smith, M.A. Pitts, G.R. Smith, Taylor, Witherspoon, Hosey, Cotty, Toole and Mahaffey: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 16-13-455 SO AS TO ESTABLISH THE OFFENSE OF UNLAWFUL DISPLAY OR POSSESSION OF FALSIFIED OR COUNTERFEIT GREEN CARDS OR OTHER DOCUMENTS FOR THE PURPOSE OF OFFERING PROOF OF LAWFUL PRESENCE IN THE UNITED STATES AND TO PROVIDE GRADUATED PENALTIES.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 4327 -- Reps. Clemmons, Clyburn, Duncan, Haskins, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, Taylor and Mahaffey: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 16-3-654, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO CRIMINAL SEXUAL CONDUCT IN THE THIRD DEGREE, SO AS TO INCLUDE SEXUAL BATTERY WHEN THE VICTIM IS A STUDENT SIXTEEN YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER AND THE ACTOR IS AN EMPLOYEE OF A PUBLIC OR PRIVATE SECONDARY SCHOOL UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 4328 -- Reps. Harrison, Delleney, Haskins, G.M. Smith, Cotty, McLeod and Hart: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 1-23-505 SO AS TO DEFINE CERTAIN TERMS; BY ADDING SECTION 1-23-535 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE ADMINISTRATIVE LAW COURT SHALL HAVE AN OFFICIAL SEAL; TO AMEND SECTION 1-23-310, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS FOR PURPOSES OF ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURES, SO AS TO CHANGE A REFERENCE TO THE ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGE DIVISION TO THE ADMINISTRATIVE LAW COURT; TO AMEND SECTION 1-23-320, RELATING TO CONTESTED CASE HEARINGS, SO AS TO DELETE A PROVISION REGARDING THE HANDLING OF ATTENDANCE AND TESTIMONY OF WITNESSES, PRODUCTION OF BOOKS, PAPERS, AND RECORDS, AND OTHER PROCEDURAL MATTERS AND TO PROVIDE FOR ENFORCEMENT OR RELIEF FROM AN AGENCY SUBPOENA BEFORE THE COURT; TO AMEND SECTION 1-23-380, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO JUDICIAL REVIEW AFTER EXHAUSTION OF ADMINISTRATIVE REMEDIES, SO AS TO DELETE REFERENCES TO THE ADMINISTRATIVE LAW COURT AND TO REVIEW BY AN ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGE OF A FINAL DECISION IN A CONTESTED CASE TO CONFORM THE PROCEDURES TO OTHER PROCEDURAL PROVISIONS REGARDING THE COURT; TO AMEND SECTION 1-23-560, RELATING TO THE APPLICATION OF THE CODE OF JUDICIAL CONDUCT TO THE ADMINISTRATIVE LAW COURT, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE CODE OF JUDICIAL CONDUCT SERVES AS THE SOLE GROUNDS FOR DISCIPLINE OF ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGES AND TO ALLOW ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGES AND SPOUSES TO ACCEPT INVITATIONS TO CERTAIN JUDICIAL-RELATED FUNCTIONS; TO AMEND SECTION 1-23-600, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO HEARINGS AND PROCEEDINGS OF THE ADMINISTRATIVE LAW COURT, SO AS TO CONFORM THE PROCEDURES TO OTHER PROCEDURAL PROVISIONS REGARDING THE COURT AND TO PROHIBIT THE HEARING OF CERTAIN INMATE APPEALS BY THE COURT; TO AMEND SECTION 1-23-610, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO REVIEW OF DECISIONS OF THE ADMINISTRATIVE LAW COURT, SO AS TO CONFORM THE PROCEDURES TO OTHER PROCEDURAL PROVISIONS REGARDING THE COURT AND TO DELETE THE PROVISION REQUIRING APPROPRIATED MONIES TO BE USED FOR THE SAME PURPOSE INDEFINITELY; AND TO AMEND SECTION 1-23-640, RELATING TO THE VENUE WHERE ADMINISTRATIVE LAW COURT CASES ARE HEARD, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT CONTESTED CASES WILL BE HEARD AT THE PRINCIPAL OFFICES OR AT ANOTHER SUITABLE LOCATION UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Proposed Amendment
Other proceedings
Other proceedings
Point of Order
Reconsidered
Returned by Senate with Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Message to Senate
Message to Senate
Ratified
Veto Message
Veto Sustained
Veto Overridden

H. 4329 -- Reps. M.A. Pitts, Duncan, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith and Toole: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-36-2120, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO SALES TAX EXEMPTIONS, ENACTING THE "SECOND AMENDMENT RECOGNITION ACT" BY ESTABLISHING THE SECOND AMENDMENT WEEKEND, EXEMPTING FROM SALES TAX THE GROSS PROCEEDS OF THE SALE OR SALES PRICE OF FIREARMS SOLD ON SECOND AMENDMENT WEEKEND AND TO DESIGNATE THE FRIDAY AND SATURDAY AFTER THANKSGIVING EACH YEAR AS SECOND AMENDMENT WEEKEND.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4330 -- Reps. Rutherford, Clyburn and Hosey: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-36-2120, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO SALES AND USE TAX EXEMPTIONS FOR PURPOSES OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA SALES AND USE TAX ACT, SO AS TO EXEMPT FROM SALES AND USE TAX TANGIBLE PERSONAL PROPERTY SOLD TO PUBLIC SCHOOLS AND PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICTS IN THIS STATE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4331 -- Rep. Miller: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 50-5-580, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE OFFENSE OF DAYLIGHT FISH GIGGING IN CERTAIN SALTWATERS IN GEORGETOWN COUNTY, SO AS TO PROHIBIT SUCH FISH GIGGING FROM SUNSET UNTIL SUNRISE AND TO INCREASE THE PENALTY FOR A VIOLATION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4332 -- Reps. Talley, Clyburn, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith and Cotty: A JOINT RESOLUTION PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO SECTION 7, ARTICLE X OF THE CONSTITUTION OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1895, RELATING TO THE REQUIREMENT FOR THE STATE AND ITS POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONS TO HAVE BUDGET PROCESSES DESIGNED TO KEEP REVENUES AND EXPENDITURES IN BALANCE, THE LIMITATION ON STATE APPROPRIATIONS, AND THE LIMITATIONS ON STATE EMPLOYEES, SO AS TO DELETE THE EXISTING STATE SPENDING LIMITATION AND REQUIRE THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO REPLACE IT BY A LAW PROVIDING A LIMIT ON STATE SPENDING FOR A FISCAL YEAR THAT EQUALS THE TOTAL OF STATE APPROPRIATIONS IN THE PRIOR YEAR INCREASED BY THE TOTAL PERCENTAGE OF INCREASES IN STATE PERSONAL INCOME AND STATE POPULATION IN THE MOST RECENT YEAR FOR WHICH THIS INFORMATION IS AVAILABLE AND PROVIDE THAT THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY IN ENACTING THIS LIMIT SHALL DEFINE THE APPROPRIATIONS TO WHICH THE LIMIT APPLIES, AND THE METHOD OF AND SOURCES FOR CALCULATING THE LIMIT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4333 -- Reps. Jefferson and Clyburn: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 26-1-130 SO AS TO REQUIRE NOTARIES PUBLIC TO DETERMINE THE IDENTITY OF EACH INDIVIDUAL REQUESTING A NOTARIAL ACT AND TO ESTABLISH ACCEPTABLE MEANS OF IDENTIFICATION; AND BY ADDING SECTION 26-1-140 SO AS TO REQUIRE NOTARIES PUBLIC TO KEEP A JOURNAL OF NOTARIAL ACTS, TO RECORD SPECIFIED ENTRIES IN THE JOURNAL FOR EACH NOTARIAL ACT, AND TO RETAIN THE JOURNAL FOR SEVEN YEARS AFTER THE DATE OF THE LAST RECORDED ENTRY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4334 -- Reps. J.M. Neal, Harrell, Clyburn, Haskins, Hosey, Cotty, Toole, Mahaffey, Moss, Mulvaney and Knight: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 44-61-80, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO REQUIREMENTS TO BE CERTIFIED AS AN EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN, SO AS TO ALSO REQUIRE AN APPLICANT TO UNDERGO A CRIMINAL RECORDS CHECK FOR CERTIFICATION AND FOR RENEWAL OF CERTIFICATION.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Proposed Amendment
Debate Adjourned
Point of Order
Returned by Senate with Amendment
Non-Concurrence
Enrolled
Message from Senate
Ratified

H. 4335 -- Reps. Crawford, Clyburn, Haskins and G.R. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 44-32-50 AND SECTION 44-76-30, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING, RESPECTIVELY, TO BODY PIERCING TECHNICIAN REQUIREMENTS AND TO TRAINING AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS, FOR AUTOMATED EXTERNAL DEFIBRILLATORS (AED), SO AS TO INCLUDE THE AMERICAN HEALTH AND SAFETY COUNCIL AS A CERTIFYING AGENCY FOR BODY PIERCING TECHNICIANS AND FOR TRAINING AED USERS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4336 -- Reps. Jefferson, Breeland, Harvin, Clyburn, Haskins and Hosey: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, TO ENACT THE "SOUTH CAROLINA HOME LEMON LAW" SO AS TO ADD CHAPTER 18 TO TITLE 37 TO ESTABLISH REMEDIES FOR HOME WARRANTY DEFECTS, INCLUDING REPAIR, HOME REPLACEMENT, OR REFUND OF HOME PURCHASE PRICE, TO ESTABLISH PROCEDURES FOR PURSUING SUCH REMEDIES, TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF CONSUMER AFFAIRS TO CONDUCT CONTESTED CASE HEARINGS ON ANY DEFECT ISSUES NOT RESOLVED BY THE PARTIES, TO PROVIDE AFFIRMATIVE DEFENSES, TO REQUIRE A HOMEOWNER TO EXHAUST THESE REMEDIES BEFORE BRINGING A CIVIL ACTION, TO REQUIRE WARRANTIES AND DISCLOSURE OF REPLACEMENT OR REFUND OF THE HOME, TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT TO ESTABLISH A TOLL-FREE NUMBER TO PROVIDE INFORMATION CONCERNING REMEDIES UNDER THIS CHAPTER, AND TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT TO PUBLISH AN ANNUAL REPORT IDENTIFYING HOMES REQUIRED TO BE REPLACED OR REFUNDED, AND TO AUTHORIZE ADMINISTRATIVE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS OF THE CHAPTER; AND TO REPEAL ARTICLE 5, CHAPTER 59, TITLE 40 RELATING TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA NOTICE AND OPPORTUNITY TO CURE CONSTRUCTION DWELLING DEFECTS ACT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4337 -- Reps. R. Brown, Clyburn, Knight, Bedingfield, Toole and Hodges: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 48-14-120, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO STORMWATER RUNOFF FEES, SO AS TO SPECIFICALLY EXEMPT FARM LAND, FOREST LAND, AND UNDEVELOPED LAND FROM SUCH FEES.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Amended
Proposed Amendment
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Request for Debate
Point of Order

H. 4338 -- Rep. Lucas: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 8-13-1300, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO CAMPAIGN PRACTICES DEFINITIONS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT "CONTRIBUTION" DOES NOT INCLUDE CERTAIN THINGS OF VALUE USED TO PAY FOR COMMUNICATIONS MADE MORE THAN FORTY-FIVE DAYS BEFORE AN ELECTION TO INFLUENCE THE OUTCOME OF AN ELECTED OFFICE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4339 -- Reps. Cooper, Clyburn, Battle, Haskins, Harrison, Hosey, Cotty, Walker and Bales: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 9-10-35 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON WHO BECOMES A MEMBER OF THE NATIONAL GUARD AFTER JUNE 30, 1993, IF OTHERWISE ELIGIBLE, ALSO MAY RECEIVE ADDITIONAL NATIONAL GUARD RETIREMENT BENEFITS PROVIDED BY THE STATE NATIONAL GUARD RETIREMENT SYSTEM UNDER CHAPTER 10 OF TITLE 9 AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION APPLY TO NATIONAL GUARD PENSION BENEFITS PAYABLE ON OR AFTER JANUARY 1, 2007.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Message to Senate
Message from Senate
Ratified
Veto Message
Veto Overridden

H. 4340 -- Reps. Cooper, Clyburn, Battle, Kirsh and Hosey: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 8-23-20, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE MEMBERSHIP, POWERS, AND DUTIES OF THE DEFERRED COMPENSATION COMMISSION, SO AS TO ADD THE CHIEF INVESTMENT OFFICER OF THE RETIREMENT SYSTEM INVESTMENT COMMISSION AS AN EX OFFICIO MEMBER OF THE DEFERRED COMPENSATION COMMISSION; AND TO AMEND SECTION 8-23-30, RELATING TO THE AUTHORITY OF THE STATE AND POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONS OF THE STATE TO DEFER THE COMPENSATION OF AN EMPLOYEE PARTICIPATING IN A DEFERRED COMPENSATION PROGRAM, SO AS TO DELETE AN OBSOLETE LIMIT ON SUCH DEFERRALS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Ratified

H. 4341 -- Reps. Cooper and G.R. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 7 TO CHAPTER 6, TITLE 23 SO AS TO CREATE THE NATURAL RESOURCES ENFORCEMENT DIVISION WITHIN THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY AND TO TRANSFER TO THE DIVISION CERTAIN POWERS AND ASSETS FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES, AMONG OTHER THINGS; TO AMEND SECTION 23-6-20, RELATING TO THE DIVISIONS COMPRISING THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY, SO AS TO ADD THE NATURAL RESOURCES ENFORCEMENT DIVISION; TO AMEND SECTION 23-6-30, RELATING TO THE DUTIES AND POWERS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY, SO AS TO INCLUDE POWERS TO ENFORCE CERTAIN LAWS RELATED TO NATURAL RESOURCES; AND TO REPEAL SECTIONS 50-3-110 RELATING TO THE SUPERVISION OF DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS; 50-3-120 RELATING TO DESIGNATION OF WILDLIFE LAW ENFORCEMENT PERSONNEL AS LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS; 50-3-130 RELATING TO UNIFORMS AND EMBLEMS OF DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS; 50-3-140 RELATING TO PUBLICATION OF DESCRIPTION OF ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS' UNIFORMS AND EMBLEMS; 50-3-150 RELATING TO USE OF PRESENT UNIFORMS AND MOTOR VEHICLES DURING AND AFTER TRANSFER; 50-3-160 RELATING TO INJUNCTIONS; 50-3-310 RELATING TO THE APPOINTMENT AND REMOVAL OF ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS; 50-3-315 RELATING TO DEPUTY ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS; 50-3-316 RELATING TO CRITERIA FOR HIRING ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS; 50-3-320 RELATING TO TRANSMITTAL AND DELIVERY OF COMMISSIONS OF ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS; 50-3-330 RELATING TO OATHS AND BONDS FOR ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS; 50-3-340 RELATING TO STATEWIDE POWER OF ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS; 50-3-350 RELATING TO OFFICIAL BADGE OF ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS; 50-3-360 RELATING TO ADDITIONAL DEPUTY ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS FOR GAME ZONE 2; 50-3-370 RELATING TO DUTY OF ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS TO CHECK BAG LIMITS AND INVESTIGATE VIOLATIONS; 50-3-380 RELATING TO SEARCH AND SEIZURE OF GAME AND FISH OBTAINED UNLAWFULLY; 50-3-390 RELATING TO DUTY OF ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS TO ENFORCE LAWS AND PROSECUTE VIOLATIONS; 50-3-395 RELATING TO POWER OF ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS TO ISSUE WARNING TICKETS; 50-3-396 RELATING TO USE OF ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS' OFFICIAL SUMMONS OF LITTERING VIOLATIONS; 50-3-400 RELATING TO GRANT OF CONSTABLE AND INSPECTOR POWERS TO ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS; 50-3-410 RELATING TO ARREST PROCEDURES AND BAIL; AND 50-3-420 RELATING TO IMMUNITY FROM CERTAIN PROSECUTION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4342 -- Reps. Crawford, Haskins and Hosey: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 56-1-183, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON WHO IS INELIGIBLE TO OBTAIN A DRIVER'S LICENSE OR A DRIVER'S PERMIT MAY NOT OPERATE AN ALL-TERRAIN VEHICLE, AND TO PROVIDE A PENALTY FOR A VIOLATION OF THIS PROVISION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4343 -- Reps. Crawford, Young, G.M. Smith and M.A. Pitts: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 23-28-100, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO UNIFORMS AND EQUIPMENT ISSUED TO RESERVE POLICE OFFICERS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT, IN THE DISCRETION OF THE CHIEF, A RESERVE MAY WEAR PLAIN CLOTHES OR ANOTHER UNIFORM THAT IS CONSISTENT WITH HIS DUTIES AS A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4344 -- Reps. M.A. Pitts and Witherspoon: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING CHAPTER 29 TO TITLE 37 SO AS TO ESTABLISH THE PALMETTOPRIDE NONPROFIT CORPORATION, TO PROVIDE FOR ITS MEMBERSHIP AND DUTIES, AND TO REQUIRE THAT FUNDS APPROPRIATED TO THE PROGRAM PASS THROUGH THE DEPARTMENT OF PARKS, RECREATION AND TOURISM AND BE USED FOR LITTER CONTROL AND OTHER AUTHORIZED PURPOSES.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Senate Amendments Amended
Senate Amendments Amended
Debate Adjourned
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. 4345 -- Reps. W.D. Smith and Harrison: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 12-60-515 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT UNDER THE STATE REVENUE APPEALS PROCEDURE, A TAXPAYER IS CONSIDERED TO HAVE EXHAUSTED HIS PREHEARING REMEDY WHEN THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE FAILS TO ISSUE A PROPOSED ASSESSMENT OR DETERMINATION WITHIN A SPECIFIED PERIOD, TO PROVIDE THAT THE TAXPAYER MUST REQUEST A CONTESTED CASE HEARING BEFORE THE ADMINISTRATIVE LAW COURT WITHIN A SPECIFIED PERIOD, TO PROVIDE THAT THE ADMINISTRATIVE LAW COURT MAY REMAND THE CASE TO THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE FOR A PROPOSED ASSESSMENT, DETERMINATION ON A REFUND CLAIM, OR FINAL AGENCY DETERMINATION, IN CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES, TO PROVIDE THAT A TAXPAYER MAY REQUEST THE ADMINISTRATIVE LAW COURT PLACE THE CONTESTED CASE BACK ON THE COURT'S ACTIVE DOCKET WITHIN A SPECIFIED PERIOD, AND TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE NOTIFY A TAXPAYER WHO FILES A WRITTEN PROTEST UNDER THIS CHAPTER OF HIS RIGHTS UNDER THIS SECTION.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Recorded vote

H. 4346 -- Reps. Harrell, Ballentine, Talley, Lowe, Young, Toole, E.H. Pitts, Kirsh, Littlejohn, Cotty, Bedingfield, Walker, Mahaffey and Neilson: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 2-7-81 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION REGARDING EARMARK PROJECTS OR PROGRAMS REQUESTED BY MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY FOR INCLUSION IN AN APPROPRIATIONS BILL, TO PROVIDE DEFINITIONS APPLICABLE FOR THE DISCLOSURE, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE ENFORCEMENT OF THESE DISCLOSURE PROVISIONS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Point of Order

H. 4347 -- Reps. Stavrinakis, Young, Toole, Littlejohn, Cotty, Funderburk, McLeod, Battle, M.A. Pitts, Viers, Shoopman and Bedingfield: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO DIRECT THE ATTORNEY GENERAL OF SOUTH CAROLINA TO PURSUE ALL AVAILABLE REMEDIES AND SEEK REIMBURSEMENT FROM THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT FOR COSTS INCURRED BY THE STATE ASSOCIATED WITH THE INCARCERATION OF ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS AND PROVISION OF VARIOUS STATE GOVERNMENTAL SERVICES TO ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS AND TO REQUIRE THE COOPERATION OF STATE GOVERNMENTAL AGENCIES IN PROVIDING INFORMATION ON ILLEGAL IMMIGRATION AND ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS TO THE ATTORNEY GENERAL.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Point of Order

H. 4348 -- Reps. Hagood, Bales and Battle: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 61-6-1100, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE REGULATION OF MANUFACTURERS OF ALCOHOLIC LIQUORS, SO AS TO ELIMINATE THE CURRENT RESTRICTIONS PROHIBITING OWNERSHIP OR OPERATION OF MORE THAN ONE ESTABLISHMENT, TO ALLOW LIMITED ON-PREMISES AND OFF-PREMISES TASTINGS, AND TO PROVIDE REGULATIONS ON THE SALE, PURCHASE, AND TRANSPORT OF ALCOHOLIC LIQUORS BY MANUFACTURERS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Ratified

H. 4349 -- Rep. Jefferson: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 38-53-175 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IT IS UNLAWFUL FOR A BAIL BONDSMAN TO EXECUTE A BAIL BOND AND REMOVE A DEFENDANT FROM CUSTODY WITHOUT CHARGING AND COLLECTING THE FULL REQUIRED PREMIUM ON THE BOND AND TO PROVIDE THAT WHEN IT IS DETERMINED THAT A DEFENDANT CANNOT BE RELEASED FROM JAIL, THE BAIL BONDSMAN MUST RETURN THE PREMIUM WITHIN THREE BUSINESS DAYS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4350 -- Rep. Chalk: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 29-5-26 SO AS TO DEFINE THE TERM "LANDSCAPE SERVICE" AND TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON WHO PROVIDES A LANDSCAPE SERVICE ON A PARCEL OR REAL ESTATE BY VIRTUE OF AN AGREEMENT WITH THE OWNER OF THE REAL ESTATE, AND TO WHOM A DEBT IS DUE FOR HIS PERFORMANCE OF THE LANDSCAPING SERVICE, HAS A MECHANICS' LIEN ON THE REAL ESTATE TO SECURE PAYMENT OF DEBT DUE TO HIM.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Point of Order

H. 4351 -- Reps. Kirsh, Bales and Toole: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 7-13-190, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO SPECIAL ELECTIONS TO FILL VACANCIES IN OFFICE, SO AS TO EXEMPT MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS FROM CERTAIN REQUIREMENTS OF THE SECTION REGARDING THE CONDUCT OF THE ELECTION WHEN ONLY ONE PERSON HAS FILED FOR AN OFFICE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4352 -- Reps. Huggins, Thompson, Littlejohn and M.A. Pitts: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 7-5-200 SO AS TO REQUIRE A VOTER REGISTRATION CERTIFICATE TO HAVE THE VOTER'S PHOTOGRAPH ON IT.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 4353 -- Reps. Viers, Young, Toole, Witherspoon, E.H. Pitts, Littlejohn, Cotty, M.A. Pitts and Bedingfield: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 1-1-696, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE STATE'S OFFICIAL LANGUAGE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT AFTER JULY 1, 2008, ALL STATE AGENCIES AND POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONS OF THE STATE SHALL OFFER ALL SERVICES, PUBLICATIONS, PRINTED, AUDIO AND VIDEO MATERIALS, AND TEST IN AN ENGLISH-ONLY FORMAT UNLESS OTHERWISE REQUIRED BY FEDERAL LAW OR REGULATION.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added

H. 4354 -- Reps. G.M. Smith, Talley, Thompson and Cotty: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 11-35-420 SO AS TO REQUIRE THE STATE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD TO ESTABLISH AND MAINTAIN ON ITS WEBSITE A REGISTER OF ALL VENDORS WHO HAVE BEEN AWARDED NO-BID PROCUREMENT CONTRACTS BY THE BOARD AND THE BASIC TERMS OF EACH CONTRACT AWARDED.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4355 -- Reps. Harrell, Kirsh, Bales, Lowe, E.H. Pitts, Cotty, Mahaffey, Battle and Crawford: A BILL TO AMEND ACT 310 OF 2008, THE GENERAL APPROPRIATIONS ACT FOR FISCAL YEAR 2008-2009, SO AS TO ESTABLISH A SEPARATE FUND IN THE STATE TREASURY TO WHICH MUST BE CREDITED STATE AGENCY HEALTH INSURANCE PREMIUM SAVINGS IN AMOUNTS DETERMINED BY THE EMPLOYMENT INSURANCE PROGRAM OF THE STATE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD, TO PROVIDE THAT THE MONIES CREDITED TO THIS SEPARATE FUND ARE APPROPRIATED AND MUST BE DISTRIBUTED BY THE STATE TREASURER TO THE STATE ELECTION COMMISSION FOR EXPENSES OF THE 2008 GENERAL ELECTION UP TO THE AMOUNT SPECIFIED WITH THE BALANCE TO THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION FOR SCHOOL BUS FUEL AND PARTS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Senate Amendments Amended
Proposed Amendment
Other proceedings
Point of Order
Returned by Senate with Amendment
Conference Committee
Free Conference Committee
Report of Free Conference Committee
Adopted
Message to Senate
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Message to Senate
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Message from Senate
Ratified

H. 4356 -- Reps. Ballentine, Harrell, Mulvaney, E.H. Pitts, Haley, Bedingfield, Lowe, Duncan, Crawford, Shoopman, Talley, Huggins, Thompson, Young, Toole, Kirsh, Littlejohn, Cotty, Mahaffey, Walker, Hart and McLeod: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 2-7-67 ENACTING THE "APPROPRIATIONS BILL EARMARK DISCLOSURE ACT" SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION SURROUNDING EARMARKS REQUESTED BY MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY FOR INCLUSION IN AN APPROPRIATIONS BILL, TO PROVIDE DEFINITIONS APPLICABLE FOR THIS DISCLOSURE, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE ENFORCEMENT OF THESE DISCLOSURE REQUIREMENTS.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added

H. 4357 -- Reps. E.H. Pitts and Viers: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 57-25-30, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO BUS SHELTERS AND ADVERTISING ALLOWED THEREON FOR SUCH SHELTERS LOCATED IN THE RIGHT-OF-WAY OF A STATE ROAD, SO AS TO ALLOW ADVERTISING ON A STAND-ALONE BUS BENCH LOCATED WITHIN THE RIGHT-OF-WAY OF A STATE ROAD.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned

H. 4358 -- Reps. Rutherford and Bales: 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 TANGIBLE PERSONAL PROPERTY USED OR CONSUMED IN DEVELOPMENT, CONSTRUCTION, REHABILITATION, RENOVATION, REPAIR, OR OPERATION OF HOUSING FACILITIES FOR LOW AND MODERATE INCOME FAMILIES AND PERSONS AND TANGIBLE PERSONAL PROPERTY INCORPORATED IN SUCH HOUSING FACILITIES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4359 -- Rep. Gullick: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 9 TO CHAPTER 1, TITLE 20 SO AS TO ENACT THE "UNIFORM PREMARITAL AGREEMENT ACT" WHICH PROVIDES REQUIREMENTS FOR THE EXECUTION, CONTENT, AND AMENDMENT OR REVOCATION OF PREMARITAL AGREEMENTS, THE EFFECT OF MARRIAGE OR A VOID MARRIAGE ON SUCH AN AGREEMENT, THE ENFORCEMENT OF SUCH AGREEMENTS, LIMITATION OF ACTIONS WITH REGARD TO SUCH AN AGREEMENT, AND THE APPLICATION AND CONSTRUCTION OF THIS ARTICLE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4360 -- Reps. Huggins and Littlejohn: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-40, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PERSONS TO WHOM THE DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES MAY ISSUE A DRIVER'S LICENSE OR RENEW A DRIVER'S LICENSE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A HOLDER OF A REGULAR DRIVER'S LICENSE WHO IS LESS THAN EIGHTEEN YEARS OF AGE MAY NOT OPERATE A MOTOR VEHICLE BETWEEN MIDNIGHT AND SIX O' CLOCK A.M. UNLESS ACCOMPANIED BY HIS LICENSED PARENT OR GUARDIAN.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4361 -- Reps. Thompson and Cotty: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 7 OF TITLE 2, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO LEGISLATIVE ENACTMENTS BY ADDING SECTION 2-7-74 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT BEGINNING WITH THE ANNUAL GENERAL APPROPRIATIONS ACT FOR FISCAL YEAR 2008-2009, NO COMPETITIVE GRANT PROGRAMS MAY BE ESTABLISHED IN THE STATE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD OR IN ANY OTHER AGENCY BY TEMPORARY PROVISO APPLICABLE FOR THE PARTICULAR FISCAL YEAR, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE COMPETITIVE GRANTS PROGRAM OF THE STATE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD AND OTHER AGENCIES CONTAINED IN ACT 117 OF 2007 (THE 2007-2008 GENERAL APPROPRIATIONS ACT) IS ABOLISHED ON THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS ACT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4362 -- Reps. G.M. Smith, Thompson and Kirsh: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 8-13-810 SO AS DEFINE "DIRECT INFLUENCE" AND TO PROHIBIT A BUSINESS OR A PERSON, OR THEIR IMMEDIATE FAMILY, WITH AN OWNERSHIP INTEREST IN A BUSINESS THAT HAS A NO-BID CONTRACT FROM MAKING A CAMPAIGN CONTRIBUTION TO A CANDIDATE FOR PUBLIC OFFICE WHOSE OFFICE GIVES OR WOULD GIVE HIM DIRECT INFLUENCE IN AWARDING A CONTRACT AND TO PROVIDE AN EXEMPTION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4363 -- Reps. Harrison, G.M. Smith, Delleney, Bales, McLeod, Hart and Weeks: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 1-23-660, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE DIVISION OF MOTOR VEHICLE HEARINGS WITHIN THE ADMINISTRATIVE LAW COURT, SO AS TO MAKE TECHNICAL CHANGES, DELETE THE PROVISION THAT REQUIRES THE ADMINISTRATIVE LAW COURT TO HIRE AND SUPERVISE A LAW CLERK TO ASSIST THE JUDGES WHO HEAR DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLE HEARING APPEALS WITH THE ADMINISTRATION OF THOSE APPEALS, TO PROVIDE THE PROCEDURE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES MUST FOLLOW TO APPEAL A DECISION WHEN IT ELECTS TO NOT APPEAR AT CERTAIN HEARINGS, TO DELETE THE PROVISION THAT REQUIRES THE DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES TO PROVIDE FACILITIES FOR CERTAIN ADMINISTRATIVE HEARINGS, TO PROVIDE THAT THE STATE ETHICS COMMISSION IS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ENFORCEMENT AND ADMINISTRATION OF CERTAIN APPELLATE COURT RULES AND FOR THE ISSUANCE OF CERTAIN ADVISORY OPINIONS, TO PROVIDE THAT CERTAIN PERSONS MAY ATTEND CERTAIN JUDICIAL-RELATED OR BAR-RELATED FUNCTIONS, AND TO DELETE THE PROVISION THAT ALLOWS THE CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGE TO ADJUDICATE CASES UNDER SECTION 1-23-600; TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-10, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE DEFINITION OF TERMS RELATING TO MOTOR VEHICLES, SO AS TO MAKE TECHNICAL CHANGES; TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-170, RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF RESTRICTED DRIVER'S LICENSE, SO AS TO DELETE THE PROVISION THAT PROVIDES THAT A HOLDER OF A RESTRICTED DRIVER'S LICENSE IS ENTITLED TO A HEARING UPON A SUSPENSION OR REVOCATION OF HIS LICENSE, AND TO PROVIDE THAT A HOLDER OF THE LICENSE MAY REQUEST A HEARING BEFORE THE OFFICE OF MOTOR VEHICLE HEARINGS UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES; TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-820, RELATING TO A DRIVER'S LICENSE HOLDER'S REQUEST FOR A HEARING AFTER HAVING RECEIVED A NOTICE OF SUSPENSION, SO AS TO MAKE TECHNICAL CHANGES; TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-1030, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE REVOCATION OF THE LICENSE OF AN HABITUAL OFFENDER, SO AS TO MAKE TECHNICAL CHANGES, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE OFFICE OF MOTOR VEHICLE HEARINGS HAS EXCLUSIVE JURISDICTION TO CONDUCT AN HABITUAL OFFENDER DRIVER'S LICENSE REVOCATION HEARING; TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-1090, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF A DRIVER'S LICENSE TO AN HABITUAL OFFENDER, SO AS TO MAKE TECHNICAL CHANGES, AND TO REVISE THE CIRCUMSTANCES UPON WHICH AN HABITUAL OFFENDER MAY BE ISSUED A DRIVER'S LICENSE OR ALLOWED TO OPERATE A MOTOR VEHICLE; TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-2952, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE FILING FEE TO REQUEST AN ADMINISTRATIVE HEARING, SO AS TO MAKE TECHNICAL CHANGES; TO AMEND SECTION 56-9-60, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO SELF-INSURER'S FOR MOTOR VEHICLES, SO AS TO MAKE TECHNICAL CHANGES RELATING TO THE CANCELLATION OF A SELF-INSURER'S STATUS; TO AMEND SECTION 56-9-363, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO CERTAIN FORMS PRESCRIBED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES, SO AS TO MAKE TECHNICAL CHANGES; TO AMEND SECTION 56-10-510, RELATING TO THE REGISTRATION OF AN UNINSURED MOTOR VEHICLE, SO AS TO MAKE TECHNICAL CHANGES; TO AMEND SECTION 56-10-530, RELATING TO AN UNINSURED VEHICLE INVOLVED IN CERTAIN ACCIDENTS, SO AS TO MAKE TECHNICAL CHANGES; TO AMEND SECTION 56-15-350 AND SECTION 56-16-180, BOTH AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE DENIAL OF, THE ISSUANCE OF, SUSPENSION, AND REVOCATION OF A DRIVER'S LICENSE, SO AS TO MAKE TECHNICAL CHANGES; BY ADDING SECTION 27-21-22 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A SHERIFF, POLICE CHIEF, OR A DESIGNEE MAY SELL AT PUBLIC AUCTION CERTAIN RECOVERED PROPERTY; AND TO AMEND SECTION 27-21-20, RELATING TO THE DISPOSITION OF PROPERTY RECOVERED BY A SHERIFF OR POLICE CHIEF, SO AS TO REVISE THE PROCEDURE WHEREBY AN OWNER OF RECOVERED PROPERTY MUST BE PROVIDED NOTICE THAT HIS PROPERTY HAS BEEN RECOVERED AND THAT THE PROPERTY MAY BE SOLD AT AUCTION.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Proposed Amendment
Proposed Amendment
Debate Adjourned
Point of Order
Point of Order
Point of Order
Returned by Senate with Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 4364 -- Reps. M.A. Pitts, Littlejohn, Toole and McLeod: 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 PROHIBIT THE SALE OF A HANDGUN TO PERSONS UNDER EIGHTEEN YEARS OF AGE RATHER THAN UNDER TWENTY-ONE YEARS OF AGE.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Returned by Senate with Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 4365 -- Rep. Gullick: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO ESTABLISH A STUDY COMMITTEE TO DETERMINE THE FISCAL IMPACT AND OVERALL FEASIBILITY OF SHARED USE OF PUBLIC FACILITIES 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 JANUARY 1, 2009.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4366 -- Reps. Haley, Bales, Lowe and Cotty: 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 PROVIDE THAT THE HOMESTEAD EXEMPTION ALLOWED VETERANS, FORMER LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS, AND FORMER FIREFIGHTERS, WHO ARE PERMANENTLY AND TOTALLY DISABLED AS A RESULT OF A SERVICE-CONNECTED DISABILITY, THEIR SURVIVING SPOUSES, AND THE SURVIVING SPOUSES OF SUCH PERSONS WHO DIED IN THE LINE OF DUTY, FIRST APPLIES FOR THE PROPERTY TAX YEAR IN WHICH THE DISABILITY WAS CERTIFIED OR THE DEATH OCCURRED.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4367 -- Reps. Toole, E.H. Pitts, Kirsh, Cotty and M.A. Pitts: A JOINT RESOLUTION PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO ARTICLE III OF THE CONSTITUTION OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1895, RELATING TO THE LEGISLATIVE DEPARTMENT, BY ADDING SECTION 15A SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A BILL OR JOINT RESOLUTION OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY IMPOSING OR INCREASING A TAX, THE REVENUE OF WHICH IS CREDITED TO THE GENERAL FUND OF THE STATE, MAY NOT BECOME LAW UNLESS IT RECEIVES THE APPROVAL OF TWO-THIRDS OF THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES AND TWO-THIRDS OF THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE SENATE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4368 -- Rep. Gullick: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING CHAPTER 155 TO TITLE 59 SO AS TO ENACT THE "SOUTH CAROLINA OUTSTANDING EDUCATIONAL BENEFITS GARNISHMENT ACT" TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON WHO HAS RECOVERED JUDGMENT IN A COURT AGAINST ANOTHER PERSON TO COLLECT OUTSTANDING EDUCATIONAL BENEFITS HAS A RIGHT TO A WRIT OF GARNISHMENT TO SATISFY THE JUDGMENT HE HAS OBTAINED BY SUBJECTING TO GARNISHMENT SALARY OR WAGES OF THE JUDGMENT DEBTOR, TO PROVIDE THE JURISDICTION AND PROCEDURE FOR GARNISHMENT, AND TO DEFINE CERTAIN TERMS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Recommitted

H. 4369 -- Rep. Moss: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 56-5-1537 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IT IS UNLAWFUL FOR A PERSON TO SPEED IN A SCHOOL ZONE, TO PROVIDE A PENALTY FOR THE VIOLATION OF THIS PROVISION UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES, AND TO PROVIDE A DEFINITION FOR THE TERM "SCHOOL ZONE".
Introduced and Committed

H. 4370 -- Reps. Crawford, E.H. Pitts, Mulvaney, Talley and Kirsh: A JOINT RESOLUTION PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO SECTION 4, ARTICLE V OF THE CONSTITUTION OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1895, RELATING TO THE POWERS OF THE SUPREME COURT, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE JURISDICTION OVER THE ADMISSION TO THE PRACTICE OF LAW AND THE DISCIPLINE OF PERSONS ADMITTED MUST NOT BE UNDER THE SUPREME COURT BUT RATHER MUST BE AS PROVIDED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY BY LAW, CONSISTENT WITH THE MANNER BY WHICH THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY REGULATES OTHER PROFESSIONS THAT REQUIRE A DOCTORATE DEGREE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4371 -- Reps. Crawford, E.H. Pitts, Mulvaney and Talley: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 40-5-5 SO AS TO CREATE THE COMMISSION ON THE LEGAL PROFESSION AND JUDICIARY, TO PROVIDE FOR THE COMPOSITION AND TERMS OF THE COMMISSION, TO PROVIDE FOR THE FILLING OF A VACANCY, AND TO PROVIDE POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE COMMISSION, AMONG OTHER THINGS; TO AMEND SECTION 40-1-40, RELATING TO THE DOMAIN OF THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING AND REGULATION, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE COMMISSION ON THE LEGAL PROFESSION AND JUDICIARY IS AMONG THE BOARDS OF PROFESSIONS AND OCCUPATIONS ADMINISTERED BY THE DEPARTMENT; TO AMEND SECTIONS 40-5-10, 40-5-20, 40-5-40, 40-5-50, 40-5-70, 40-5-210, AS AMENDED, 40-5-220, 40-5-340, 40-5-350, 40-5-360, 40-5-520, ALL RELATING TO THE REGULATION OF THE PRACTICE OF LAW, ADMISSION TO THE PRACTICE OF LAW, AND DISCIPLINARY ACTION AGAINST ATTORNEYS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE COMMISSION ON THE LEGAL PROFESSION AND JUDICIARY HAS EXCLUSIVE AUTHORITY TO REGULATE ADMISSION TO THE PRACTICE OF LAW AND DISCIPLINARY ACTIONS AGAINST ATTORNEYS, TO PROVIDE FURTHER CONFORMING CHANGES, AND TO CORRECT ARCHAIC LANGUAGE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4372 -- Rep. J.R. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 14 TO CHAPTER 53, TITLE 59 SO AS TO ESTABLISH THE STATE BOARD FOR TECHNICAL AND COMPREHENSIVE EDUCATION AND TO PROVIDE FOR ITS POWERS AND DUTIES.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Point of Order

H. 4373 -- Rep. Crawford: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-2933, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE OFFENSE OF DRIVING WITH AN UNLAWFUL ALCOHOL CONCENTRATION, SO AS TO DELETE THE PROVISIONS THAT RELATE TO THE PROSECUTION OF A PERSON CHARGED WITH THIS OFFENSE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4374 -- Reps. W.D. Smith, Talley, Mitchell, Davenport, Littlejohn, Anthony, Mahaffey, Hayes, Young and Barfield: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 5 TO CHAPTER 12, TITLE 58 SO AS TO ENACT THE "CABLE ANTIDISCRIMINATION AND DISPUTE RESOLUTION ACT OF 2008", TO PROVIDE DEFINITIONS, PROHIBIT DISCRIMINATION BY A CABLE OPERATOR WHEN PROVIDING PROGRAMMING WHICH COMPETES IN THE SAME PROGRAMMING CATEGORY OF ANOTHER OPERATOR, AND TO PROVIDE A PROCEDURE FOR RESOLVING DISPUTES.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 4375 -- Rep. Clemmons: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING CHAPTER 13 TO TITLE 10 SO AS TO CREATE THE "PUBLIC FACILITIES FAIR USE ACT".
Introduced and Committed

H. 4376 -- Reps. Toole and E.H. Pitts: A JOINT RESOLUTION PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO ARTICLE III OF THE CONSTITUTION OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1895, RELATING TO THE LEGISLATIVE DEPARTMENT, BY ADDING SECTION 15B SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A BILL OR JOINT RESOLUTION OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY IMPOSING OR INCREASING A FEE MAY NOT BECOME LAW UNLESS IT RECEIVES THE APPROVAL OF THREE-FIFTHS OF THE MEMBERSHIP ELECTED TO THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES AND THREE-FIFTHS OF THE MEMBERSHIP ELECTED TO THE SENATE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4377 -- Reps. E.H. Pitts, Bingham, Toole and Viers: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 20-7-650, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DUTIES OF THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES CONCERNING REPORTS AND INVESTIGATIONS OF CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT INFORMATION CONCERNING REPORTS OF CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT CLASSIFIED AS UNFOUNDED MUST BE FORWARDED TO THE STATE LAW ENFORCEMENT DIVISION FOR SAFEKEEPING INDEFINITELY, TO BE DISCLOSED ONLY UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES CURRENTLY ALLOWED BY LAW AND TO MANDATE THAT BOTH THE DEPARTMENT AND THE APPROPRIATE LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY CONDUCT INVESTIGATIONS AND SHARE INFORMATION COLLECTED WHEN CHILD ABUSE OR NEGLECT IS INDICATED; TO AMEND SECTION 20-7-680, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE CENTRAL REGISTRY OF CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT, SO AS TO REQUIRE CERTAIN PUBLIC ENTITIES TO REVIEW THE CENTRAL REGISTRY OF CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT BEFORE HIRING A POTENTIAL EMPLOYEE AND TO PROVIDE CONSEQUENCES WHEN AN EMPLOYER REQUIRED TO CHECK THE CENTRAL REGISTRY FAILS TO DO SO; TO AMEND SECTION 20-7-690, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO CONFIDENTIALITY OF REPORTS AND RECORDS MAINTAINED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES, SO AS TO ALLOW CERTAIN PERSONS, AGENCIES, OR ENTITIES ACCESS TO THE DEPARTMENT'S RECORDS OF INDICATED CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT CASES; AND TO REPEAL SECTION 20-7-50 RELATING TO UNLAWFUL CONDUCT TOWARDS A CHILD.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Recalled
Request for Debate

H. 4378 -- Rep. Miller: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 9 TO CHAPTER 10, TITLE 4 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE IMPOSITION OF A SALES AND USE TAX NOT TO EXCEED ONE PERCENT BY REFERENDUM IN A MUNICIPALITY FOR A SPECIFIC PERIOD OF TIME AND FOR SPECIFIC PROJECTS, AND TO PROVIDE THE METHOD FOR IMPOSITION, PAYMENT, AND COLLECTION OF THIS TAX.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Proposed Amendment
Recommitted
Debate Adjourned
Request for Debate
Point of Order

H. 4379 -- Rep. Govan: A JOINT RESOLUTION PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO SECTION 1, ARTICLE XVII OF THE CONSTITUTION OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1895, RELATING TO THE QUALIFICATIONS FOR OFFICERS, SO AS TO EXEMPT AN APPOINTED OR ELECTED PERSON SERVING ON THE GOVERNING BODY OF A COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY AND DELETE ARCHAIC REFERENCES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4380 -- Rep. G.M. Smith: 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 EXTEND THE TIME FOR PRESENTMENT FROM TEN DAYS TO TWENTY-FIVE DAYS, TO PROVIDE THAT THE DRAWEE OF THE CHECK, DRAFT, OR OTHER WRITTEN ORDER HAS THE BURDEN OF PROVING THE DATE IT WAS PRESENTED, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE POSTMARK ON AN ENVELOPE DELIVERING THE CHECK, DRAFT, OR OTHER WRITTEN ORDER BY MAIL IS PRIMA FACIE EVIDENCE OF THE DATE OF ITS PRESENTMENT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4381 -- Rep. Gullick: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 12-4-590 SO AS TO ALLOW THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE OR OTHER GOVERNMENTAL ENTITY TO ENTER INTO AN AGREEMENT WITH A PRIVATE THIRD PARTY COLLECTIONS ORGANIZATION TO COLLECT AN OUTSTANDING LIABILITY OWED THAT GOVERNMENTAL ENTITY, TO LIMIT IN THESE AGREEMENTS WAGE GARNISHMENT POWERS BOTH IN SCOPE AND TO COLLECTION OF AN OUTSTANDING TAX LIABILITY, TO PROVIDE FOR COMPENSATION TO THE EMPLOYER FOR ADMINISTRATION OF THE GARNISHMENT ACCOUNT, TO PROVIDE FOR INDEMNIFICATION OF THE DEPARTMENT IN THIS CONNECTION, AND TO DEFINE "OUTSTANDING TAX LIABILITY OWED A GOVERNMENTAL ENTITY".
Introduced and Committed

H. 4382 -- Rep. Funderburk: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 11-35-2760 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT SPECIFICATIONS FOR THE PROCUREMENT OF CERTAIN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY PRODUCTS PURSUANT TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA CONSOLIDATED PROCUREMENT CODE CONTAIN CERTAIN REQUIREMENTS BASED ON THE ELECTRONIC PRODUCT ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT TOOL (EPEAT) FOR IDENTIFYING ENVIRONMENTALLY PREFERABLE INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY PRODUCTS; AND TO AMEND SECTION 11-35-820, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE CREATION OF THE INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT OFFICE, SO AS TO REFERENCE THE SPECIFICATIONS REQUIREMENT FOR IDENTIFYING ENVIRONMENTALLY PREFERABLE INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY PRODUCTS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4383 -- Rep. Coleman: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 27-1-70 SO AS TO PRESCRIBE THE CONDITIONS AND THE PROCEDURE FOR CLAIMING MINERAL RIGHTS IN REAL PROPERTY PURSUANT TO ADVERSE POSSESSION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4384 -- Reps. Viers, E.H. Pitts and Littlejohn: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 11 TO CHAPTER 5 OF TITLE 43 SO AS TO REQUIRE THE STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENTS TO VERIFY THE LAWFUL PRESENCE IN THE UNITED STATES OF A PERSON FOURTEEN YEARS OR OLDER WHO HAS APPLIED FOR STATE OR LOCAL PUBLIC BENEFITS OR FOR FEDERAL BENEFITS ADMINISTERED BY THIS STATE, TO PROVIDE EXEMPTED BENEFITS, TO PROVIDE FOR AN AFFIDAVIT OF ELIGIBILITY AND FOR CRIMINAL PENALTIES FOR A FRAUDULENT MISREPRESENTATION IN THE AFFIDAVIT, AND TO PROVIDE FOR ANNUAL REPORTS FROM THESE AGENCIES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4385 -- Reps. Viers, E.H. Pitts and M.A. Pitts: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 23-52-10 SO AS TO REQUIRE THE APPROPRIATE OFFICIAL TO ASCERTAIN AND REPORT THE UNLAWFUL IMMIGRATION STATUS OF ANY PERSON CONFINED IN A JAIL BY REASON OF A FELONY OR DUI CHARGE.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 4386 -- Reps. Viers, Littlejohn and Cotty: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 56-1-3355 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT AN IDENTIFICATION CARD MAY BE ISSUED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES ONLY TO PERSONS LEGALLY AND PERMANENTLY IN THE UNITED STATES, TO PROVIDE EXCEPTIONS AND A PROCESS FOR ISSUING CARDS TO THOSE DOCUMENTED EXCEPTIONS, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THIS SECTION APPLIES TO RENEWAL, DUPLICATION, OR REISSUANCE OF A DRIVER'S LICENSE IF THE DEPARTMENT HAS NOTICE OF UNLAWFUL PRESENCE; AND TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-40, RELATING TO A PERSON WHO MAY NOT BE ISSUED A SOUTH CAROLINA DRIVER'S LICENSE, SO AS TO CONFORM THE PROVISIONS CONCERNING NONRESIDENTS TO THE PROVISIONS GOVERNING THE ISSUANCE OF AN IDENTIFICATION CARD.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4387 -- Reps. Viers, Witherspoon, E.H. Pitts, Littlejohn, Cotty and M.A. Pitts: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-101-430 SO AS TO DENY POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION BENEFITS ON THE BASIS OF RESIDENCE TO A PERSON UNLAWFULLY WITHIN THE UNITED STATES.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 4388 -- Reps. Viers, Kirsh, Littlejohn and Cotty: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, SO AS TO ENACT THE "SOUTH CAROLINA TAXPAYER AND CITIZEN PROTECTION ACT", ADDRESSING THE FINDINGS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY IN CONNECTION WITH THE EFFECT OF ILLEGAL IMMIGRATION ON THE CITIZENS OF THIS STATE; BY ADDING SECTION 12-8-610 SO AS TO REQUIRE A WITHHOLDING AGENT TO WITHHOLD STATE INCOME TAX AT THE RATE OF SIX PERCENT WITH RESPECT TO AN INDIVIDUAL WHO FAILS TO PROVIDE A VALID SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER, AND TO ESTABLISH A PENALTY; BY ADDING SECTION 16-9-460 SO AS TO MAKE IT A FELONY TO KNOWINGLY, OR IN RECKLESS DISREGARD OF THE TRUTH, TO TRANSPORT, MOVE, CONCEAL, HARBOR, OR SHELTER A PERSON IN FURTHERANCE OF THAT PERSON'S ILLEGAL PRESENCE IN THE UNITED STATES AND TO PROVIDE FOR IMPRISONMENT AND FINES; BY ADDING SECTION 23-3-90 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A FRAUDULENT DOCUMENTS IDENTIFICATION UNIT WITHIN SLED TO INVESTIGATE AND APPREHEND PERSONS WHO PREPARE AND SELL FRAUDULENT IDENTIFICATION DOCUMENTS TO INDIVIDUALS WHO ARE NOT LAWFULLY PRESENT IN THIS STATE; BY ADDING SECTION 23-52-10 SO AS TO REQUIRE THE APPROPRIATE OFFICIAL TO ASCERTAIN AND REPORT THE UNLAWFUL IMMIGRATION STATUS OF ANY PERSON CONFINED IN A JAIL BY REASON OF A FELONY OR DUI CHARGE; BY ADDING ARTICLE 11 TO CHAPTER 5 OF TITLE 43 SO AS TO REQUIRE THE STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENTS TO VERIFY THE LAWFUL PRESENCE IN THE UNITED STATES OF A PERSON FOURTEEN YEARS OR OLDER WHO HAS APPLIED FOR STATE OR LOCAL PUBLIC BENEFITS OR FOR FEDERAL BENEFITS ADMINISTERED BY THIS STATE, TO PROVIDE EXEMPTED BENEFITS, TO PROVIDE FOR AN AFFIDAVIT OF ELIGIBILITY AND FOR CRIMINAL PENALTIES FOR A FRAUDULENT MISREPRESENTATION IN THE AFFIDAVIT, AND TO PROVIDE FOR ANNUAL REPORTS FROM THESE AGENCIES; BY ADDING SECTION 56-1-3355 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT AN IDENTIFICATION CARD MAY BE ISSUED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES ONLY TO PERSONS LEGALLY AND PERMANENTLY IN THE UNITED STATES, TO PROVIDE EXCEPTIONS AND A PROCESS FOR ISSUING CARDS TO THOSE DOCUMENTED EXCEPTIONS, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THIS SECTION APPLIES TO RENEWAL, DUPLICATION, OR REISSUANCE OF A DRIVER'S LICENSE IF THE DEPARTMENT HAS NOTICE OF UNLAWFUL PRESENCE; BY ADDING SECTION 59-101-430 SO AS TO DENY POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION BENEFITS ON THE BASIS OF RESIDENCE TO A PERSON UNLAWFULLY WITHIN THE UNITED STATES; AND TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-40, RELATING TO A PERSON WHO MAY NOT BE ISSUED A SOUTH CAROLINA DRIVER'S LICENSE, SO AS TO CONFORM THE PROVISIONS CONCERNING NONRESIDENTS TO THE PROVISIONS GOVERNING THE ISSUANCE OF AN IDENTIFICATION CARD.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4389 -- Rep. Govan: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-101-286 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT NO VOTING MEMBER OF THE GOVERNING BOARD OF A PUBLIC INSTITUTION OF HIGHER LEARNING IN THIS STATE MAY BE OFFERED OR ACCEPT A POSITION OF EMPLOYMENT WITH THE INSTITUTION WHILE A MEMBER OF THE GOVERNING BOARD AND FOR A PERIOD OF FOUR YEARS AFTER HE CEASES TO BE A MEMBER OF THE GOVERNING BOARD.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4390 -- Reps. G.M. Smith, Lowe, Witherspoon and Erickson: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 50-9-320, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE REQUIREMENT THAT CERTAIN PERSONS MUST SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETE A HUNTER'S EDUCATION PROGRAM BEFORE THEY ARE ELIGIBLE TO RECEIVE A SOUTH CAROLINA HUNTING LICENSE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THIS REQUIREMENT DOES NOT APPLY TO ACTIVE OR RETIRED UNITED STATES ARMED SERVICES PERSONNEL WHO CAN DEMONSTRATE TO THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES THAT THEY RECEIVED WEAPONS TRAINING DURING THEIR MILITARY CAREER.
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H. 4391 -- Reps. E.H. Pitts, Cotty and Mulvaney: A BILL TO AMEND TITLE 59, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO EDUCATION, BY ADDING CHAPTER 62 SO AS TO ESTABLISH THE SOUTH CAROLINA PUBLIC SCHOOL CHOICE PROGRAM WHEREBY EACH SCHOOL DISTRICT BEGINNING WITH THE 2009-2010 SCHOOL YEAR SHALL DEVELOP AND BEGIN IMPLEMENTING A PUBLIC SCHOOL CHOICE PROGRAM DEVELOPED BY IT PROVIDING A CHOICE OPTION FOR STUDENTS AT THE ELEMENTARY, MIDDLE, AND HIGH SCHOOL LEVEL, TO ALSO PROVIDE THAT SCHOOL DISTRICTS BEGINNING WITH THE 2009-2010 SCHOOL YEAR MAY ESTABLISH VOLUNTARY OPEN-ENROLLMENT PROGRAMS, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE REQUIREMENTS OF AND PROCEDURES FOR THESE PROGRAMS.
Introduced and Committed
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H. 4392 -- Rep. E.H. Pitts: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 50-15-65 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IT IS UNLAWFUL TO BUY, SELL, OFFER FOR SALE, OR OFFER TO BUY CERTAIN SPECIES OF TURTLES, TO PROVIDE THAT IT IS UNLAWFUL TO POSSESS MORE THAN FIVE OF EACH OF THESE SPECIES AND NO MORE THAN AN AGGREGATE OF FIFTEEN OF ALL SPECIES WITHOUT A PERMIT FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES, TO PROVIDE EXCEPTIONS, AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4393 -- Reps. Bowen, Thompson, Harrison, Spires, Young, E.H. Pitts, Rice, Hiott, Jefferson, Kirsh, Simrill, Gullick, Limehouse, Walker, Leach, Harrell, Bedingfield, Kelly, Harvin, Merrill, Lucas, Mulvaney, Cooper, Gambrell, Hayes, Whitmire, Huggins, Moss, J.R. Smith, Agnew, Owens, Pinson, Alexander, Duncan, White, G.R. Smith and Crawford: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 3 OF TITLE 49, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO WATER RESOURCES PLANNING AND COORDINATION BY ADDING ARTICLE 3 SO AS TO ENACT THE "SOUTH CAROLINA COMPREHENSIVE STATEWIDE WATER MANAGEMENT ACT OF 2008", INCLUDING PROVISIONS TO REQUIRE THE DEVELOPMENT OF A STATEWIDE COMPREHENSIVE WATER MANAGEMENT PROGRAM; TO PROVIDE FOR PRINCIPLES ON WHICH SUCH PROGRAM MUST BE BASED; TO REQUIRE ALL WATER WITHDRAWAL PERMIT DECISIONS TO BE MADE IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE PROGRAM; TO PROVIDE FOR EFFECT OF NONCOMPLIANCE WITH THE PROGRAM; TO PROVIDE FOR A SOUTH CAROLINA WATER BOARD AND FOR ITS COMPOSITION AND DUTIES; TO PROVIDE PROCEDURES FOR PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT, ADOPTION, AND REVISION; TO DESIGNATE SECTION 49-3-10 THROUGH SECTION 49-3-50 OF THE 1976 CODE AS ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 3 OF TITLE 49; AND TO REPEAL CHAPTER 21 OF TITLE 49 RELATING TO THE INTERBASIN TRANSFER OF WATER TO BE UPON APPROVAL OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY BY JOINT RESOLUTION OF THE STATEWIDE COMPREHENSIVE WATER MANAGEMENT PROGRAM PROVIDED ABOVE.
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H. 4394 -- Reps. Thompson, Toole, Kirsh, Cotty, Walker and Stavrinakis: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 2-7-77 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION REGARDING EARMARKS REQUESTED BY MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY FOR INCLUSION IN AN APPROPRIATIONS BILL, TO PROVIDE DEFINITIONS APPLICABLE FOR THIS DISCLOSURE, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE ENFORCEMENT OF THESE DISCLOSURE REQUIREMENTS.
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H. 4395 -- Rep. E.H. Pitts: 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 DELETE THE EXCEPTION FROM PROSECUTION FOR CRIMINAL SEXUAL CONDUCT WITH A MINOR IN THE SECOND DEGREE WHEN THE PERSON IS EIGHTEEN YEARS OF AGE OR LESS AND THE VICTIM IS AT LEAST FOURTEEN AND TO DELETE THE PROVISION THAT MISTAKE OF AGE MAY BE USED AS A DEFENSE TO CRIMINAL SEXUAL CONDUCT WITH A MINOR IN THE SECOND DEGREE; AND TO AMEND SECTION 23-3-540, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO ELECTRONIC MONITORING OF SEX OFFENDERS, SO AS TO MAKE CONFORMING AMENDMENTS TO REMOVE EXCEPTIONS FROM ELECTRONIC MONITORING REQUIREMENTS OF PERSONS WHO COMMIT CRIMINAL SEXUAL CONDUCT IN THE SECOND DEGREE WHEN THE OFFENDER IS EIGHTEEN YEARS OF AGE OR LESS AND THE VICTIM IS AT LEAST FOURTEEN.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4396 -- Reps. Harrell, Young, Kirsh, Cotty, Walker and Mahaffey: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 23-3-620, 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, 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, RELATING TO THE CONFIDENTIALITY OF A DNA PROFILE, 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, 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.
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H. 4397 -- 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, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, 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 CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO DECLARE THAT JANUARY 31, 2008, "PUBLIC LIBRARY APPRECIATION DAY" IN SOUTH CAROLINA.
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H. 4398 -- Reps. Mahaffey and Duncan: 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 AND USE TAX CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS PURCHASED AFTER 2007 AND BEFORE 2013, USED IN THE CONSTRUCTION IN THIS STATE OF A NEW OR EXPANDED SINGLE ETHANOL PRODUCTION FACILITY OR BIODIESEL PRODUCTION FACILITY, OR BOTH, TO PROVIDE THE INVESTMENT AMOUNT REQUIRED FOR THE EXEMPTION AND THE METHOD OF RECAPTURING TAXES IF THE INVESTMENT THRESHOLDS ARE NOT MET.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4399 -- Rep. Anthony: A BILL TO AMEND ACT 469 OF 2002, RELATING TO THE UNION COUNTY BOARD OF SCHOOL TRUSTEES AND THE UNION COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT, SO AS TO REVISE THE TIME PERIOD WHEN CANDIDATES FOR ELECTION TO THE BOARD MUST FILE STATEMENTS OF CANDIDACY.
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H. 4400 -- Reps. Harrell, Harrison, Cato, Cooper, Walker, Witherspoon, Merrill, Sandifer, Haley, Young, Erickson, Littlejohn, Simrill, Bowen, Crawford, Barfield, Cotty, Taylor, Spires, Davenport, E.H. Pitts, Frye, Lowe, Shoopman, Hardwick, Bingham, Skelton, Clemmons, Thompson, Bedingfield, Bannister, Mahaffey, Herbkersman, J.R. Smith, Haskins, Huggins, Hutson, Leach, Toole, Viers, Brady, Dantzler, Delleney, Gambrell, Hamilton, Kelly, Rice, Scarborough, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, Talley, Umphlett, Duncan, Owens, Mulvaney, White, Loftis and Edge: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, SO AS TO ENACT THE SOUTH CAROLINA ILLEGAL IMMIGRATION REFORM ACT; TO AMEND SECTION 1-31-40, RELATING TO DUTIES OF THE STATE COMMISSION ON MINORITY AFFAIRS, SO AS TO REQUIRE THE COMMISSION TO ESTABLISH AND MAINTAIN A HOTLINE FOR REPORTING IMMIGRATION VIOLATIONS; TO ADD CHAPTER 14 TO TITLE 8 SO AS TO REQUIRE THAT EVERY PUBLIC EMPLOYER PARTICIPATE IN THE FEDERAL WORK AUTHORIZATION PROGRAM OR USE CERTAIN DOCUMENTS TO VERIFY ALL NEW EMPLOYEES, TO REQUIRE CONTRACTORS OR SUBCONTRACTORS WHO CONTRACT WITH PUBLIC EMPLOYERS FOR THE PHYSICAL PERFORMANCE OF SERVICES TO REGISTER AND PARTICIPATE IN THE FEDERAL WORK AUTHORIZATION PROGRAM OR OTHERWISE VERIFY EMPLOYEES, TO DEFINE TERMS, TO ESTABLISH DEADLINES FOR COMPLIANCE BY PUBLIC EMPLOYERS, CONTRACTORS, AND SUBCONTRACTORS, TO REQUIRE THAT THE PROVISIONS OF THE CHAPTER ARE ENFORCEABLE WITHOUT REGARD TO RACE, RELIGION, GENDER, ETHNICITY, OR NATIONAL ORIGIN, AND TO AUTHORIZE THE DIRECTOR OF THE STATE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD TO PRESCRIBE FORMS AND PROMULGATE RULES NECESSARY TO ADMINISTER THE ACT AND PUBLISH THE RULES AND REGULATIONS ON THE BOARD'S WEBSITE; TO ADD SECTION 23-3-80 SO AS TO AUTHORIZE THE CHIEF OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA LAW ENFORCEMENT DIVISION TO NEGOTIATE THE TERMS OF A MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING BETWEEN THE STATE AND THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT CONCERNING THE ENFORCEMENT OF FEDERAL IMMIGRATION AND CUSTOMS LAWS, DETENTION AND REMOVALS, AND INVESTIGATIONS IN THE STATE, TO AUTHORIZE THE CHIEF OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA LAW ENFORCEMENT DIVISION TO DESIGNATE APPROPRIATE LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS TO BE TRAINED PURSUANT TO THE MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING, TO STIPULATE THAT NO TRAINING SHALL TAKE PLACE UNTIL FUNDING IS SECURED, TO PERMIT THE DIRECTOR OF THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS, A COUNTY SHERIFF, OR THE GOVERNING BODY OF A MUNICIPALITY THAT MAINTAINS A POLICE FORCE TO ENTER INTO THE MEMORANDUM AS A PARTY AND PROVIDE OFFICERS TO BE TRAINED, AND TO PROVIDE THAT AN OFFICER CERTIFIED AS TRAINED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE MEMORANDUM IS AUTHORIZED TO ENFORCE FEDERAL IMMIGRATION AND CUSTOMS LAWS WHILE PERFORMING WITHIN THE SCOPE OF HIS OR HER DUTIES; TO ADD CHAPTER 29 TO TITLE 8 SO AS TO REQUIRE THAT EVERY AGENCY OR POLITICAL SUBDIVISION OF THIS STATE VERIFY THE LAWFUL PRESENCE IN THE UNITED STATES OF ANY PERSON EIGHTEEN OR OLDER WHO HAS APPLIED FOR STATE OR LOCAL PUBLIC BENEFITS, AS DEFINED BY FEDERAL LAW THAT ARE ADMINISTERED BY AN AGENCY OR POLITICAL SUBDIVISION OF THIS STATE, TO REQUIRE ENFORCEMENT OF THIS PROVISION WITHOUT REGARD TO RACE, RELIGION, GENDER, ETHNICITY, OR NATIONAL ORIGIN, TO PROVIDE EXCEPTIONS FOR VERIFICATION OF A PERSON'S LAWFUL PRESENCE IN THE UNITED STATES, TO PROVIDE A PROCEDURE FOR A PERSON TO VERIFY HIS OR HER LAWFUL PRESENCE IN THE UNITED STATES, INCLUDING EXECUTING AN AFFIDAVIT THAT THE PERSON IS A UNITED STATES CITIZEN OR LEGAL PERMANENT RESIDENT OR A QUALIFIED ALIEN OR NONIMMIGRANT UNDER THE IMMIGRATION AND NATURALIZATION ACT, TO REQUIRE THAT ELIGIBILITY FOR BENEFITS SHALL BE MADE THROUGH THE FEDERAL SYSTEMATIC ALIEN VERIFICATION OF ENTITLEMENT PROGRAM MAINTAINED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY, TO MANDATE THAT A PERSON WHO KNOWINGLY AND WILFULLY MAKES A FALSE, FICTITIOUS, OR FRAUDULENT STATEMENT OR REPRESENTATION IN AN AFFIDAVIT EXECUTED PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION, OR WHO AIDS OR ABETS A PERSON IN KNOWINGLY AND WILFULLY MAKING A FALSE, FICTITIOUS, OR FRAUDULENT STATEMENT OR REPRESENTATION IN AN AFFIDAVIT IS GUILTY OF A FELONY AND, UPON CONVICTION, MUST BE FINED OR IMPRISONED NOT MORE THAN FIVE YEARS, OR BOTH, AND MUST DISGORGE ANY BENEFIT RECEIVED AND MAKE RESTITUTION TO THE AGENCY WHO ADMINISTERED THE BENEFIT OR ENTITLEMENT, TO REQUIRE THAT IF THE AFFIDAVIT CONSTITUTES A FALSE CLAIM OF UNITED STATES CITIZENSHIP, THE STATE SHALL FILE A COMPLAINT WITH THE UNITED STATES ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, TO PROVIDE THAT AGENCIES OR POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONS MAY ADOPT VARIATIONS OF THE REQUIREMENTS OF THIS SECTION TO REDUCE DELAY AND IMPROVE EFFICIENCY, TO PROVIDE THAT IT IS UNLAWFUL FOR A STATE AGENCY OR POLITICAL SUBDIVISION TO PROVIDE BENEFITS IN VIOLATION OF THIS SECTION, AND TO REQUIRE THAT ALL ERRORS AND DELAYS EXPERIENCED BY AGENCIES OR POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONS IN THE SYSTEMATIC ALIEN VERIFICATION OF ENTITLEMENT PROGRAM BE REPORTED TO THE DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY; TO ADD CHAPTER 30 TO TITLE 8 SO AS TO ESTABLISH A DATABASE AND HOTLINE FOR REPORTING ALLEGATIONS OF VIOLATIONS OF ANY LAW BY A NONRESIDENT; TO ADD SECTION 12-6-1175 SO AS TO PROHIBIT WAGES OR REMUNERATION FOR LABOR SERVICES PAID TO AN INDIVIDUAL OF SIX HUNDRED DOLLARS OR MORE EACH YEAR FROM BEING CLAIMED AS A DEDUCTIBLE BUSINESS EXPENSE FOR STATE INCOME TAX PURPOSES UNLESS THE INDIVIDUAL IS AN AUTHORIZED EMPLOYEE, TO PROVIDE FOR EXEMPTIONS, AND TO REQUIRE THE DIRECTOR OF THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE TO PRESCRIBE FORMS AND PROMULGATE REGULATIONS TO EFFECTUATE THIS SECTION AND TO SEND WRITTEN NOTICE OF THIS PROVISION TO ALL EMPLOYERS IN THIS STATE; TO ADD SECTION 12-8-595 SO AS TO REQUIRE TAX WITHHOLDING AGENTS FOR EMPLOYERS TO WITHHOLD STATE INCOME TAX AT THE RATE OF SEVEN PERCENT OF THE AMOUNT OF COMPENSATION PAID TO AN INDIVIDUAL IF THE INDIVIDUAL HAS FAILED TO PRODUCE A TAXPAYER IDENTIFICATION NUMBER, OR A CORRECT TAXPAYER IDENTIFICATION NUMBER, OR PRODUCED A TAXPAYER IDENTIFICATION NUMBER ISSUED FOR NONRESIDENTS, TO PROVIDE THAT WITHHOLDING AGENTS WHO FAIL TO FOLLOW THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION ARE LIABLE FOR THE TAX, TO PROVIDE EXCEPTIONS FROM LIABILITY FOR WITHHOLDING AGENTS IF THE EMPLOYEE PROVIDES A FACIALLY CORRECT TAXPAYER IDENTIFICATION NUMBER THAT THE WITHHOLDING AGENT DOES NOT KNOW WAS FALSE OR INCORRECT, AND TO REQUIRE THE DIRECTOR OF THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE SEND NOTICE OF THIS PROVISION TO ALL EMPLOYERS; TO ADD SECTION 16-9-460 SO AS SO MAKE IT A FELONY TO TRANSPORT, MOVE, OR ATTEMPT TO TRANSPORT WITHIN THE STATE A PERSON KNOWINGLY OR IN RECKLESS DISREGARD FOR THE FACT THAT THE PERSON IS NOT LEGALLY PRESENT IN THE UNITED STATES, OR TO CONCEAL, HARBOR, OR SHELTER FROM DETECTION A PERSON IN ANY PLACE KNOWINGLY OR IN RECKLESS DISREGARD OF THE FACT THAT THE PERSON IS NOT LEGALLY PRESENT IN THE UNITED STATES, PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR A CONVICTION FOR THAT CRIME, AND PROVIDE EXEMPTIONS; TO ADD SECTION 16-13-525 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR DISGORGEMENT OF ILLEGALLY RECEIVED BENEFITS AND FOR PERSONAL LIABILITY FOR IDENTITY THEFT IN CONNECTION WITH UNLAWFUL PRESENCE IN THIS STATE; TO ADD SECTION 23-3-1100 SO AS TO REQUIRE THAT ALL JAILS OF THIS STATE OR ITS COUNTIES OR MUNICIPALITIES MAKE A REASONABLE EFFORT TO DETERMINE WHETHER A PERSON CHARGED WITH A FELONY OR DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE IS LAWFULLY PRESENT IN THE UNITED STATES, TO MAKE THE VERIFICATION WITHIN SEVENTY-TWO HOURS OF CONFINEMENT, TO NOTIFY THE DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY IF A PERSON IS NOT LAWFULLY IN THE UNITED STATES, AND TO REQUIRE THE STATE LAW ENFORCEMENT DIVISION TO PROMULGATE REGULATIONS TO COMPLY WITH THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION; TO ADD SECTION 41-1-30 SO AS TO PROVIDE A CIVIL CAUSE OF ACTION TO A PERSON WHO IS TERMINATED BY AN EMPLOYER IF THE PURPOSE FOR DISCHARGE WAS TO REPLACE THE WORKER WITH ANOTHER PERSON WHOM THE EMPLOYER KNEW OR SHOULD HAVE KNOWN WAS NOT LAWFULLY ADMITTED TO THE UNITED STATES OR NOT AUTHORIZED TO WORK IN THE UNITED STATES, AND PROVIDE EXEMPTIONS; TO ADD CHAPTER 83 TO TITLE 40 SO AS TO ADD THE "REGISTRATION OF IMMIGRATION SERVICE ACT" TO REQUIRE ALL IMMIGRATION ASSISTANCE SERVICES TO OBTAIN A BUSINESS LICENSE FROM THE SOUTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING AND REGULATION, PROVIDE DEFINITIONS, LIST THE SERVICES THAT IMMIGRATION ASSISTANCE SERVICES MAY PROVIDE, PROHIBIT IMMIGRATION SERVICES FROM ACCEPTING PAYMENT IN EXCHANGE FOR PROVIDING LEGAL ADVICE, REFUSING TO RETURN DOCUMENTS SUPPLIED BY, PREPARED FOR, OR PAID FOR BY A CUSTOMER, REPRESENTING OR ADVERTISING, IN CONNECTION WITH PROVIDING IMMIGRATION ASSISTANCE SERVICES, CERTAIN TITLES TO INCLUDE "NOTARY PUBLIC", OR "IMMIGRATION CONSULTANT", OR PROVIDING LEGAL ADVICE, OR MAKING ANY MISREPRESENTATION OR FALSE STATEMENT TO INFLUENCE, PERSUADE, OR INDUCE PATRONAGE, PROVIDE FOR CIVIL AND CRIMINAL PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS, AND REQUIRE THE DIRECTOR OF THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING AND REGULATION TO PROMULGATE RULES TO EFFECTUATE THIS SUBSECTION; TO AMEND SECTION 14-7-1630, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO STATE GRAND JURY JURISDICTION, SO AS TO INCLUDE CASES INVOLVING ILLEGAL ACTS IN FURTHERANCE OF UNLAWFUL PRESENCE IN THE STATE; TO ADD SECTION 16-23-530 SO AS TO MAKE IT UNLAWFUL FOR ONE UNLAWFULLY PRESENT TO POSSESS OR TRANSFER A FIREARM; TO AMEND SECTION 17-15-30, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO CONDITIONS FOR GRANTING RELEASE, SO AS TO INCLUDE CONSIDERATION BY THE COURT OF UNLAWFUL PRESENCE IN THIS STATE WHEN GRANTING BOND; TO ADD SECTION 59-101-430 SO AS TO PROHIBIT A PERSON NOT LAWFULLY IN THIS STATE FROM ATTENDING, OR RECEIVING FINANCIAL AID TO ATTEND, A PUBLIC INSTITUTION OF HIGHER LEARNING; TO ADD SECTION 6-1-170 SO AS TO PREEMPT LOCAL LAWS IN CONNECTION WITH UNLAWFUL PRESENCE IN THIS STATE; AND TO ADD CHAPTER 8 TO TITLE 41 SO AS TO REQUIRE PRIVATE EMPLOYERS IN THIS STATE TO VERIFY THE LAWFUL PRESENCE OF THEIR EMPLOYEES, TO PROVIDE FOR LICENSING AND INVESTIGATION BY THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING, AND REGULATION AND ENFORCEMENT BY THE DEPARTMENT, TO REQUIRE ASSISTANCE AND ACCESS FOR EMPLOYERS FROM THE EMPLOYMENT SECURITY COMMISSION, AND TO PROVIDE FOR ADMINISTRATIVE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS.
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H. 4401 -- Reps. F.N. Smith and J.H. Neal: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 59-63-250, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE TRANSFER OF PUBLIC SCHOOL PUPILS IN LIEU OF SUSPENSION OR EXPULSION, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A DECISION OF THE SCHOOL BOARD MAY BE APPEALED TO THE COURT SYSTEM.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4402 -- Rep. Talley: A BILL TO AMEND TITLE 13, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PLANNING, RESEARCH, AND DEVELOPMENT, BY ADDING CHAPTER 4 SO AS TO ENACT THE "SOUTH CAROLINA ECONOMIC GROWTH STRATEGIC COORDINATING ACT OF 2008" WHICH ESTABLISHES THE SOUTH CAROLINA COORDINATING COUNCIL FOR ECONOMIC GROWTH, AND PROVIDES FOR THE MEMBERSHIP, FUNCTIONS, AND DUTIES OF THE COUNCIL TO INCLUDE THE FORMULATION OF AN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT STRATEGIC PLAN FOR SOUTH CAROLINA WHICH BRINGS OUR STATE INTO THE FOREFRONT OF CONTEMPORARY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND THE RESPONSIBILITY TO BECOME AN ADVOCATE FOR IMPLEMENTATION OF THE PLAN AT ALL LEVELS OF GOVERNMENT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4403 -- Rep. Davenport: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO DESIGNATE THE SITE OF THE BOILING SPRINGS GEYSER IN SPARTANBURG COUNTY AS A STATE HISTORIC SITE.
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H. 4404 -- Rep. W.D. Smith: 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, TO PROVIDE A PENALTY FOR A VIOLATION OF THIS SECTION, TO PROVIDE THAT THE VEHICLE'S LICENSE PLATE AND REGISTRATION MAY BE SEIZED AND A TEMPORARY LICENSE PLATE ISSUED UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE VEHICLE'S LICENSE PLATE AND REGISTRATION MUST BE RETURNED ONCE THE VEHICLE'S VIOLATION HAS BEEN ELIMINATED.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4405 -- Rep. Huggins: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 50-11-27, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PROHIBITIONS AGAINST MIGRATORY WATERFOWL HUNTING AND BAITING ON LAKE MURRAY, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES BASED ON BOAT OR CONGESTION STUDIES OF A PARTICULAR AREA OF LAKE MURRAY, WHERE MIGRATORY WATERFOWL HUNTING COULD ENDANGER HUMAN LIFE, MAY CLOSE THAT PORTION OF LAKE MURRAY TO MIGRATORY WATERFOWL HUNTING.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4406 -- Rep. Huggins: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, SO AS TO ENACT THE "SOUTH CAROLINA RESTROOM ACCESS ACT OF 2008", BY ADDING CHAPTER 57 TO TITLE 44 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR ACCESS TO EMPLOYEE TOILET FACILITIES IN RETAIL ESTABLISHMENTS WITHOUT PUBLIC RESTROOMS FOR PERSONS WHO SUFFER FROM MEDICAL CONDITIONS THAT REQUIRE IMMEDIATE ACCESS TO RESTROOMS, AND TO PROVIDE CIVIL PENALTIES FOR VIOLATION OF THE ACT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4407 -- Reps. Walker and Barfield: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 1-1-10, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE JURISDICTION AND BOUNDARIES OF THE STATE, SO AS TO REVISE A PORTION OF THE BOUNDARIES BETWEEN NORTH CAROLINA AND SOUTH CAROLINA, AND GEORGIA AND SOUTH CAROLINA.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4408 -- Reps. Skelton, Harrell, Walker and Bedingfield: A BILL TO AMEND SECTIONS 59-104-25 AND 59-149-15, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE PALMETTO FELLOWS SCHOLARSHIP STIPEND FOR STUDENTS MAJORING IN MATHEMATICS OR SCIENCES AND THE LIFE SCHOLARSHIP STIPEND FOR STUDENTS MAJORING IN MATHEMATICS OR SCIENCES, RESPECTIVELY, BOTH SO AS TO REVISE THE COURSE REQUIREMENTS NECESSARY TO RECEIVE THE STIPEND DURING A STUDENT'S FRESHMAN YEAR.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Point of Order
Ratified

H. 4409 -- Reps. Herbkersman, Chalk, Littlejohn and M.A. Pitts: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO AUTHORIZE THE STATE ELECTION COMMISSION TO CONDUCT A PILOT PROGRAM IN WHICH THE INSTANT RUNOFF METHOD OF VOTING WOULD BE USED IN MUNICIPAL AND COUNTY ELECTIONS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4410 -- Rep. Gullick: A BILL TO REPEAL SECTION 61-2-170, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE PROHIBITION ON DRIVE-THROUGH OR CURB SERVICE SALES OF ALCOHOLIC LIQUORS, BEER, OR WINE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4411 -- Rep. J.R. Smith: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND THE MEMBERS OF THE SILVER BLUFF HIGH SCHOOL MARCHING BAND AND THEIR DIRECTOR, KRISTIN BROWN, FOR THEIR STELLAR PERFORMANCE IN CAPTURING THE 2007 CLASS AA STATE BAND COMPETITION CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Adopted

H. 4412 -- Rep. J.R. Smith: A HOUSE RESOLUTION EXTENDING THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE SILVER BLUFF HIGH SCHOOL MARCHING BAND, DIRECTORS, 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 Committed
Report of Committee
Adopted

H. 4413 -- Reps. G.R. Smith, Bedingfield and Bannister: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE THE EFFORTS OF THE GREENVILLE TEXTILE HERITAGE SOCIETY TO PRESERVE THE HISTORY OF TEXTILES AND THE ROLE TEXTILES PLAYED IN THE GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT OF GREENVILLE COUNTY AND TO JOIN IN ITS CELEBRATION OF THE FIRST FULL WEEK OF OCTOBER AS THE ANNUAL "TEXTILE HERITAGE WEEK".
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Adopted
Returned by Senate with Concurrence

H. 4414 -- Reps. G.R. Smith, Bedingfield and Bannister: 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, TO COMMEND HIM FOR HIS DEDICATION TO IMPROVING READING SKILLS AND LITERACY ACROSS THE STATE, AND TO DECLARE THE SCHMOONEY THE HONORARY MASCOT FOR LITERACY IN SOUTH CAROLINA FOR 2008-2009.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4415 -- Rep. Rice: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO MEMORIALIZE THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO REVISE AND AMEND THE INTERNAL REVENUE CODE TO LIMIT THE CONDITIONS UNDER WHICH CERTAIN IMMIGRANTS MAY CLAIM DEPENDENTS FOR FEDERAL TAX PURPOSES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4416 -- Reps. Delleney, W.D. Smith and F.N. Smith: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO FIX 12:00 NOON ON WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 2008, AS THE TIME TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUSTICE OF THE SUPREME COURT, SEAT 3, WHOSE TERM EXPIRES JULY 31, 2008; TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE COURT OF APPEALS, SEAT 6, TO FILL THE UNEXPIRED TERM WHICH EXPIRES JUNE 30, 2009, AND THE SUBSEQUENT FULL TERM WHICH EXPIRES ON JUNE 30, 2015; TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR THE NINTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, SEAT 2, TO FILL THE UNEXPIRED TERM WHICH EXPIRES JUNE 30, 2012; TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE CIRCUIT COURT, AT-LARGE SEAT 11, WHOSE TERM EXPIRES JUNE 30, 2008; TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE CIRCUIT COURT, AT-LARGE SEAT 12, WHOSE TERM EXPIRES JUNE 30, 2008; TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE CIRCUIT COURT, AT-LARGE SEAT 13, TO FILL THE UNEXPIRED TERM WHICH EXPIRES JUNE 30, 2008, AND THE SUBSEQUENT FULL TERM WHICH EXPIRES ON JUNE 30, 2014; TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE FAMILY COURT FOR THE FOURTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, SEAT 3, WHOSE TERM EXPIRES JUNE 30, 2008; TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE FAMILY COURT FOR THE FIFTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, SEAT 3, TO FILL THE UNEXPIRED TERM WHICH EXPIRES JUNE 30, 2013; TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE FAMILY COURT FOR THE SIXTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, SEAT 2, TO FILL THE UNEXPIRED TERM WHICH EXPIRES JUNE 30, 2008, AND THE SUBSEQUENT FULL TERM WHICH EXPIRES ON JUNE 30, 2014; TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE FAMILY COURT FOR THE NINTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, SEAT 5, WHOSE TERM EXPIRES JUNE 30, 2008; TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE FAMILY COURT FOR THE TWELFTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, SEAT 1, TO FILL THE UNEXPIRED TERM WHICH EXPIRES JUNE 30, 2013; TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE FAMILY COURT FOR THE THIRTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, SEAT 5, WHOSE TERM EXPIRES JUNE 30, 2008; TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE FAMILY COURT FOR THE FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, SEAT 2, TO FILL THE UNEXPIRED TERM WHICH EXPIRES JUNE 30, 2010; TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE FAMILY COURT FOR THE FIFTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, SEAT 3, WHOSE TERM EXPIRES JUNE 30, 2008; AND TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE ADMINISTRATIVE LAW COURT, SEAT 5, WHOSE TERM EXPIRES JUNE 30, 2008.
Introduced and Adopted
Other proceedings
Returned by Senate with Concurrence

H. 4417 -- Reps. G.R. Smith and Bedingfield: A HOUSE RESOLUTION RECOGNIZING HILLCREST HIGH SCHOOL'S PERFECT 2007 VOLLEYBALL SEASON AND THE LADY RAMS' SECOND CONSECUTIVE AAAA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Adopted

H. 4418 -- 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 PERFECT 26-0 SEASON AND FOR CAPTURING THE CLASS AAAA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Adopted

H. 4419 -- Reps. Miller and Anderson: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE THE ATHLETES OF THE GEORGETOWN COUNTY DIXIE SOFTBALL DEBS FOR THEIR SUCCESS OVER THE ELEVEN COMPETING TEAMS AND FOR THEIR OUTSTANDING VICTORY AT THE DIXIE SOFTBALL WORLD SERIES IN MARIANNA, FLORIDA.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Adopted

H. 4420 -- Rep. Battle: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO HONOR AND CONGRATULATE DANIEL MARK VINSON OF MARION COUNTY ON ACHIEVING THE ELITE RANK OF EAGLE SCOUT, TO COMMEND HIM FOR HIS HARD WORK AND DETERMINATION IN ACHIEVING THIS GOAL, AND TO RECOGNIZE HIM FOR HIS SPECIAL TALENT AND DEDICATED EFFORTS IN REFURBISHING THE SOUTH CAROLINA TOBACCO MUSEUM.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4421 -- Rep. W.D. Smith: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND THE MEMBERS OF THE SPARTANBURG COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE TRAFFIC ENFORCEMENT UNIT DUI TEAM FOR THEIR EXEMPLARY WORK OF SUCCESSFULLY APPREHENDING THOSE WHO DRIVE UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF ALCOHOL OR OTHER SUBSTANCES THEREBY MAKING THE THOROUGHFARES OF SPARTANBURG COUNTY SAFE FOR ITS CITIZENS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4422 -- 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 Committed
Report of Committee
Adopted

H. 4423 -- 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, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Hutson, 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 YOUNG PROFESSIONALS OF THE LAKE MURRAY JUNIOR CHAMBER OF COMMERCE FOR THEIR ENTHUSIASTIC AND VISIONARY WORK IN SERVING THE NEEDS IN THE COMMUNITIES OF IRMO, LAKE MURRAY, AND LEXINGTON COUNTY.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4424 -- 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, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Hutson, 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 WARMEST BIRTHDAY WISHES AND GREETINGS TO ONE OF LEXINGTON COUNTY'S MOST DELIGHTFUL AND WELL-KNOWN CITIZENS, BOB HOLLAWAY, ON THE OCCASION OF HIS SEVENTIETH BIRTHDAY, AND TO EXTEND BEST WISHES OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES FOR MANY MORE BIRTHDAYS TO COME.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4425 -- Reps. Huggins, Ballentine, E.H. Pitts, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Hutson, 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 CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE AND HONOR COACH TIM WHIPPLE, OF IRMO HIGH SCHOOL, UPON THE OCCASION OF ATTAINING HIS FIVE HUNDREDTH BASKETBALL VICTORY AT IRMO DURING HIS REMARKABLE TWENTY-SEVEN YEARS OF COACHING.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4426 -- Reps. G. Brown, Weeks, G.M. Smith, Lowe and J.H. Neal: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION NAME THE PORTION OF OLD UNITED STATES HIGHWAY 521 (S-43-1342) FROM ITS INTERSECTION WITH SOUTH CAROLINA HIGHWAY 441 TO ITS INTERSECTION WITH CHARLES JACKSON ROAD "BILL PINKNEY OF THE ORIGINAL DRIFTERS MEMORIAL HIGHWAY" AND ERECT APPROPRIATE MARKERS OR SIGNS ALONG THIS HIGHWAY THAT CONTAIN THE WORDS "BILL PINKNEY OF THE ORIGINAL DRIFTERS MEMORIAL HIGHWAY".
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Adopted
Returned by Senate with Concurrence

H. 4427 -- Rep. Leach: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO INVITE THE NATIONAL COMMANDER OF THE AMERICAN LEGION, THE HONORABLE MARTIN "MARTY" F. CONASTER, TO ADDRESS THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY IN JOINT SESSION IN THE CHAMBER OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES AT 12:30 P.M. ON TUESDAY, MARCH 4, 2008.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Adopted
Returned by Senate with Concurrence

H. 4428 -- Reps. Jefferson, Merrill, Anderson, Dantzler and Williams: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION NAME THE PORTION OF SOUTH CAROLINA HIGHWAY 45 IN BERKELEY COUNTY FROM ITS INTERSECTION WITH UNITED STATES HIGHWAY 17 TO A POINT EIGHT MILES EAST OF THIS INTERSECTION THE "REVEREND ROBERT 'BOB' SNIDER, JR. HIGHWAY", AND ERECT APPROPRIATE MARKERS OR SIGNS ALONG THIS HIGHWAY THAT CONTAIN THE WORDS "REVEREND ROBERT 'BOB' SNIDER, JR. HIGHWAY".
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Adopted
Returned by Senate with Concurrence

H. 4429 -- Reps. Harrell, W.D. Smith, White, Cooper, Harrison, Cato, Walker, Witherspoon and Howard: 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 16, 2008, IN THE CHAMBER OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.
Introduced and Adopted
Other proceedings
Returned by Senate with Concurrence

H. 4430 -- Rep. Talley: 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 WITH SUPERVISORY AUTHORITY OVER A CHILD WHO COMMIT CERTAIN DELINEATED CRIMINAL SEXUAL CONDUCT, EXPLOITATION OF A MINOR, OR KIDNAPPING OFFENSES AGAINST A CHILD.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4431 -- 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, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, 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 BONNIE HARRIS FOR HER SELFLESS SERVICE TO HER FELLOW SOUTH CAROLINIANS DURING HER ILLUSTRIOUS CAREER IN SOUTH CAROLINA STATE GOVERNMENT AND TO WISH HER EVERY HAPPINESS UPON HER RETIREMENT.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4432 -- Reps. Limehouse, R. Brown, Scarborough and Stavrinakis: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 5-25-635 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE OWNER OF A BUILDING WITH A FLOOR OR CEILING CONSTRUCTED WITH TRUSS CONSTRUCTION MUST ATTACH TO THE BUILDING AN EMBLEM IDENTIFYING THE BUILDING AS HAVING TRUSS CONSTRUCTION, TO PROVIDE SPECIFICATIONS OF THE EMBLEM'S APPEARANCE AND LOCATION, TO PROVIDE AN EXEMPTION FOR A BUILDING WITH TRUSS CONSTRUCTION THAT IS A DETACHED ONE- OR TWO-FAMILY RESIDENTIAL STRUCTURE THAT IS NOT PART OF A PLANNED REAL ESTATE DEVELOPMENT, AND TO PROVIDE AN EXEMPTION FOR AN INDIVIDUAL STRUCTURE OR DWELLING UNIT THAT IS PART OF A PLANNED REAL ESTATE DEVELOPMENT BUT HAS A TRUSS CONSTRUCTION IDENTIFYING EMBLEM CONSPICUOUSLY ATTACHED TO THE DEVELOPMENT'S ENTRANCES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4433 -- Reps. Bowers and Brantley: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 7-7-300, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE DESIGNATION OF VOTING PRECINCTS IN HAMPTON COUNTY, SO AS TO DELETE POLLING PLACE LOCATIONS IN THE VOTING PRECINCTS OF HAMPTON COUNTY, TO DESIGNATE 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 AUTHORIZE THE HAMPTON COUNTY BOARD OF ELECTIONS AND VOTER REGISTRATION, WITH THE APPROVAL OF A MAJORITY OF THE HAMPTON COUNTY LEGISLATIVE DELEGATION, TO DETERMINE THE POLLING PLACES FOR THE PRECINCTS IN HAMPTON COUNTY.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading

H. 4434 -- Reps. Harvin, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, 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 JOIN THE CITIZENS OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA IN THEIR PROFOUND SADNESS AT THE LOSS OF THE DISTINGUISHED GOVERNOR ROBERT EVANDER MCNAIR, A STATESMAN AND GENTLEMAN WHOSE INTEGRITY DURING TURBULENT TIMES WROUGHT A NEW DAY FOR THIS STATE AND ITS PEOPLE.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate with Concurrence

H. 4435 -- 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, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Hutson, 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 HONOR JACK D. MOBLEY FOR HIS INVALUABLE SERVICE TO THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA UPON HIS RETIREMENT AS VICE PRESIDENT WITH LPA GROUP TRANSPORTATION CONSULTANTS AND TO WISH HIM SUCCESS AND HAPPINESS IN ALL HIS FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4436 -- Rep. Walker: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO DESIGNATE JANUARY 2008 AS SOUTH CAROLINA SCHOOL BOARD MEMBER RECOGNITION MONTH TO HONOR SCHOOL BOARD MEMBERS FOR THEIR EXCEPTIONAL COMMITMENT TO IMPROVING PUBLIC EDUCATION FOR ALL SOUTH CAROLINA SCHOOLCHILDREN.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate with Concurrence

H. 4437 -- Rep. G.M. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 16-15-410, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE OFFENSE OF THIRD DEGREE SEXUAL EXPLOITATION OF A MINOR, SO AS TO PROVIDE AN EXCEPTION FOR CERTAIN STATE AND LAW ENFORCEMENT PERSONNEL WHO ARE IN POSSESSION OF MATERIAL CONTAINING VISUAL REPRESENTATIONS OF MINORS ENGAGING IN SEXUAL ACTIVITY DURING THE COURSE OF AN INVESTIGATION.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Returned by Senate with Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 4438 -- Rep. G.M. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 17-15-260, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DISPOSITION OF FUNDS COLLECTED PERTAINING TO BAIL AND RECOGNIZANCE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT TWENTY-FIVE PERCENT OF THE FUNDS COLLECTED MUST BE REMITTED TO THE PROSECUTING AGENCY RATHER THAN THE SOLICITOR'S OFFICE IN THE COUNTY IN WHICH THE FORFEITURE IS ORDERED.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote

H. 4439 -- Rep. Sellers: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND CONGRATULATE BISHOP EDWARD SMITH ON THE OCCASION OF HIS FIFTIETH ANNIVERSARY AS PASTOR OF THE PROGRESSIVE CHURCH OF OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST IN DENMARK.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4440 -- Reps. Harrell, W.D. Smith, Merrill, Cato, Cooper, Harrison, Walker, White, Witherspoon, Mahaffey, Hagood, Ballentine, Loftis and Brady: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO AMEND THE RULES OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, BY ADDING RULE 5.3F SO AS TO DEFINE CERTAIN TERMS INCLUDING "EARMARK PROJECT OR PROGRAM", TO PROVIDE FOR PROCEDURES FOR CONSIDERATION OF EARMARK PROJECTS OR PROGRAMS WHILE CONSIDERING THE REVENUE AND APPROPRIATION LEGISLATION; AND TO AMEND RULE 5.12, RELATING TO TIME LIMITS AFTER WHICH LEGISLATION RECEIVED FROM THE SENATE MUST BE RECEIVED IN ORDER TO BE CONSIDERED, SO AS TO CLARIFY THAT THE LEGISLATION MUST BE RECEIVED BY MAY FIRST INSTEAD OF PRIOR TO THAT DATE.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added

H. 4441 -- Rep. Bales: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 56-5-2595 SO AS TO REGULATE THE USE OF PARKING METERS WHEN THEY ARE LOCATED WITHIN A CERTAIN DISTANCE OF AN INSTITUTION OF HIGHER LEARNING OR A GOVERNMENT BUILDING AND TO PROVIDE A PENALTY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4442 -- Reps. G. Brown, Anderson, Bowen, Breeland, R. Brown, Delleney, Gullick, Harvin, Hodges, Jefferson, Knight, Leach, Littlejohn, Lucas, Miller, Spires, Williams and Agnew: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-3-3310, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES TO RECIPIENTS OF THE PURPLE HEART, SO AS TO DELETE THE PROVISION THAT ESTABLISHES A FEE FOR THE LICENSE PLATE, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THERE IS NO FEE FOR THE LICENSE PLATE.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 4443 -- Rep. Gullick: A JOINT RESOLUTION ESTABLISHING THE STATE RETIREMENT SYSTEMS DEFINED CONTRIBUTION PLAN STUDY COMMITTEE, PROVIDING FOR ITS MEMBERSHIP AND DUTIES, AND REQUIRING IT TO MAKE A FINAL REPORT AND RECOMMENDATIONS BEFORE SEPTEMBER 1, 2008.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4444 -- Reps. Taylor, Bowen, Knight, Leach, Littlejohn, Mahaffey and Williams: 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 MOVE THE DATE OF THE ANNUAL AUGUST SALES TAX HOLIDAY TO THE FRIDAY, SATURDAY, AND SUNDAY BEFORE THE THIRD MONDAY IN AUGUST.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4445 -- Rep. W.D. Smith: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO PROVIDE THAT THE STAFF SERVING THE MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES IS NOT REQUIRED TO WORK ON GOOD FRIDAY, MARCH 21, 2008.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4446 -- Reps. Pinson, Barfield, Gullick, Hayes, Huggins, McLeod, J.M. Neal, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts and Vick: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 1-11-720, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO ENTITIES WHOSE EMPLOYEES, RETIREES, AND THEIR DEPENDENTS ARE ELIGIBLE TO PARTICIPATE IN THE STATE HEALTH AND DENTAL INSURANCE PLANS, SO AS TO EXTEND THIS ELIGIBILITY TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA ATHLETIC COACHES ASSOCIATION.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Recorded vote
Amended
Proposed Amendment
Request for Debate
Point of Order
Rejected

H. 4447 -- Rep. Cato: A BILL TO AMEND ACT 170 OF 2007, RELATING TO THE CREATION OF A STUDY COMMITTEE TO EXAMINE THE FEASIBILITY OF NATURAL GAS EXPLORATION IN THE ATLANTIC OCEAN OFF THE COAST OF SOUTH CAROLINA, SO AS TO EXTEND FROM FEBRUARY 1, 2008, TO NOVEMBER 1, 2008, THE DATE BY WHICH THE COMMITTEE IS REQUIRED TO MAKE ITS REPORT TO THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Point of Order
Ratified

H. 4448 -- Reps. Bales, Ballentine, Bingham, Brady, Cotty, Frye, Haley, Harrison, Hart, Howard, Huggins, McLeod, J.H. Neal, Ott, E.H. Pitts, Rutherford, Scott, Spires, J.E. Smith and Toole: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 55-11-330, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE APPOINTMENT OF OFFICERS OF THE RICHLAND-LEXINGTON AIRPORT COMMISSION, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE CHAIRMANSHIP MUST BE ROTATED AMONG THE THREE PUBLIC MEMBER ENTITIES REPRESENTED ON THE COMMISSION AND THAT THE FREQUENCY OF A MEMBER OF EACH ENTITY SERVING AS CHAIRMAN MUST BE BASED UPON THE PERCENTAGE THAT EACH PUBLIC BODY'S MEMBERSHIP ON THE COMMISSION IS TO THE TOTAL MEMBERSHIP OF THE COMMISSION.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Point of Order

H. 4449 -- Reps. Umphlett, Witherspoon, Loftis, Young, Lowe, Jefferson, Dantzler, Gambrell, Hardwick, Harvin, Knight, Limehouse, E.H. Pitts, Toole, White and Mahaffey: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 50-15-65 SO AS TO AUTHORIZE THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES TO ESTABLISH AN ALLIGATOR CONTROL PROGRAM FOR THE HUNTING AND FOR THE REMOVAL OF ALLIGATORS FROM PUBLIC LAND, TO PROVIDE FOR THE TERMS, CONDITIONS, FEES AND COSTS OF THIS PROGRAM, AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR CERTAIN VIOLATIONS; BY ADDING SECTION 50-15-52 SO AS TO PERMIT HUNTING OF ALLIGATORS ON PRIVATE PROPERTY AND WATERS WITH THE PROPERTY OWNER'S CONSENT UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS, AND TO REQUIRE THAT A PERSON WHO KILLS AN ALLIGATOR UNDER THIS SECTION MUST MAKE EVERY REASONABLE EFFORT TO PROPERLY DISPOSE OF THE CARCASS WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME PERIOD; TO AMEND SECTION 50-15-50, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO MANAGEMENT OF NONGAME AND ENDANGERED WILDLIFE, SO AS TO DELETE A PROVISION PERMITTING THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES TO ISSUE PERMITS TO CERTAIN PERSONS ALLOWING THE REMOVAL AND DISPOSITION OF ALLIGATORS; TO AMEND SECTION 50-15-80, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PENALTIES FOR CERTAIN VIOLATIONS OF THE NONGAME AND ENDANGERED SPECIES CONSERVATION ACT AND THE DISPOSITION OF CONFISCATED PROPERTY, SO AS TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR WHAT ACTIONS GIVE RISE TO THE PENALTY PROVISIONS; AND TO REPEAL SECTION 50-15-60 RELATING TO COST OF SPECIFIED PROGRAMS AND ALLIGATOR-PRODUCTS PERMITS.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 4450 -- Rep. Gullick: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 57-23-840 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION SHALL MAINTAIN AND MOW BEYOND THIRTY FEET FROM THE PAVEMENT ROADSIDE VEGETATION ADJACENT TO INTERSTATE HIGHWAY 77 IN YORK COUNTY BETWEEN MILE MARKER 89 AND THE NORTH CAROLINA STATE LINE AND MAY ALLOW PERSONS WHO OWN LAND ADJACENT TO THIS PROPERTY TO ASSIST THE DEPARTMENT IN MEETING THE REQUIREMENTS OF THIS SECTION; AND BY ADDING SECTION 57-23-850 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION MAINTAIN AND MOW ROADSIDE VEGETATION BEYOND THIRTY FEET FROM THE PAVEMENT WITHIN THE CITY OF GREENVILLE ALONG SEVERAL INTERSTATE INTERCHANGES.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Other proceedings
Point of Order
Returned by Senate with Amendment
Non-Concurrence
Enrolled
Conference Committee
Report of Conference Committee
Adopted
Message to Senate
Message to Senate
Message from Senate
Message from Senate
Ratified

H. 4451 -- Reps. Ballentine and Walker: A BILL TO AMEND SECTIONS 59-112-10, 59-113-20, AS AMENDED, 59-115-20, 59-149-20, 59-150-20, AND 59-150-370, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS AND QUALIFICATIONS TO RECEIVE STATE AID FOR EDUCATION, ALL SO AS TO REVISE DEFINITIONS TO EXCLUDE PERSONS WHO ARE NOT LAWFULLY PRESENT IN THE UNITED STATES FROM ELIGIBILITY TO RECEIVE STATE AID FOR EDUCATION.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Point of Order

H. 4452 -- Rep. Umphlett: 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, SURCHARGE, OR OTHER FEE REQUIRED TO BE PAID TO A UNIT OF GOVERNMENT IN CONNECTION WITH IMPROVEMENTS TO REAL PROPERTY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4453 -- Rep. Talley: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 1-1-120, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO FILLING VACANCIES IN CERTAIN OFFICES IN THE EXECUTIVE BRANCH, SO AS TO DELETE THE REQUIREMENT THAT THESE OFFICES BE FILLED, BY THE GOVERNOR OR GENERAL ASSEMBLY, UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES, AND PROVIDE THAT A VACANCY IN ONE OF THESE OFFICES BE FILLED PURSUANT TO SECTION 7-13-190.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4454 -- Reps. Harrison, Brady, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, 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 THE HAMMOND SCHOOL VARSITY FOOTBALL TEAM ON ITS OUTSTANDING WIN OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA INDEPENDENT SCHOOLS ASSOCIATION (SCISA) AAA STATE FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP, AND TO HONOR THE PLAYERS AND THEIR COACH, ERIK KIMREY, ON AN EXCEPTIONAL SEASON.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4455 -- Rep. Alexander: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE THE MEMBERS OF THE EPSILON CHI OMEGA CHAPTER OF ALPHA KAPPA ALPHA SORORITY ON THE ORGANIZATION'S CELEBRATION OF ONE HUNDRED YEARS OF PHILANTHROPIC COMMUNITY SERVICE THROUGHOUT THE UNITED STATES AND BEYOND.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate with Concurrence

H. 4456 -- Reps. Gambrell, Rice, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, 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, 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 GIVE TRIBUTE TO THE SELFLESS AND MEANINGFUL EFFORTS OF MISS JANEY TURNER OF EASLEY ON BEHALF OF THOSE IN THE ARMED FORCES OF THE UNITED STATES, STATIONED AROUND THE WORLD.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4457 -- 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, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, 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 EXPRESS THE PROFOUND SORROW OF THE MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES UPON THE DEATH OF MRS. ROSETTA DREHER SHIVERS, OF RICHLAND COUNTY, AND TO EXTEND THE DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO HER FAMILY AND MANY FRIENDS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4458 -- Rep. Delleney: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO HONOR THE SACRIFICIAL SERVICE OF SPECIALIST CHARLES MESSER, OF FORT LAWN, TO EXPRESS PROFOUND SORROW UPON HIS DEATH, AND TO EXTEND DEEP SYMPATHY TO HIS FAMILY AND MANY FRIENDS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4459 -- Reps. Scott, Bales, Whipper and R. Brown: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ENACTING THE "SOUTH CAROLINA SCHOOL DROP-OUT PREVENTION ACT OF 2008" BY ADDING SECTION 59-63-1415 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 PROVIDE THAT BEGINNING WITH SCHOOL YEAR 2008-2009, STUDENTS WHO HAVE DROPPED OUT OF SCHOOL OR 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
Co-Sponsor added

H. 4460 -- Reps. Hutson, Hagood, McLeod, Dantzler, Hodges, R. Brown, Miller, Hosey, Clyburn, J.H. Neal, F.N. Smith, Anthony, Whipper and Herbkersman: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 9 TO CHAPTER 10, TITLE 4 SO AS TO PROVIDE A PROCEDURE FOR ALLOWING COUNTIES TO IMPOSE A SCHOOL CONSTRUCTION IMPACT FEE TO BE USED TO PROVIDE A CREDIT AGAINST PROPERTY TAXES IMPOSED TO PAY BONDED INDEBTEDNESS FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL CONSTRUCTION, AND TO ESTABLISH THE "PUBLIC SCHOOL CONSTRUCTION TRUST FUND" INTO WHICH FEE REVENUES MUST BE DEPOSITED BY THE GOVERNING BODY OF THE COUNTY AND FROM WHICH MUST BE PAID MONIES TO PROVIDE THE TAX CREDIT AUTHORIZED BY ARTICLE 9, CHAPTER 10, TITLE 4.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor removed
Co-Sponsor removed
Co-Sponsor removed
Co-Sponsor removed
Co-Sponsor removed

H. 4461 -- Reps. G.R. Smith, Bedingfield and Taylor: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND THE IMPRESSIVE SUCCESS OF HILLCREST HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL COACH LEN AVANT, OF GREENVILLE COUNTY, WHO PRODUCED THE UNDEFEATED 2007 CLASS AAAA GIRLS STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TEAM.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4462 -- Reps. Clyburn, Hosey, E.H. Pitts and Rice: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-37-250, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE HOMESTEAD PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTION FOR PERSONS OVER THE AGE OF SIXTY-FIVE YEARS, PERSONS WHO ARE TOTALLY AND PERMANENTLY DISABLED, AND PERSONS WHO ARE LEGALLY BLIND, SO AS TO INCREASE THE AMOUNT OF FAIR MARKET VALUE OF THE DWELLING THAT IS EXEMPT FROM PROPERTY TAX FROM FIFTY TO ONE HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4463 -- Reps. Clyburn, Hosey, McLeod and D.C. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-101-35 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A SOUTH CAROLINA RESIDENT WHO OTHERWISE QUALIFIES FOR THE LIFE, HOPE, OR PALMETTO FELLOWS SCHOLARSHIP BUT WHO ATTENDS SCHOOL IN ANOTHER STATE BECAUSE NO PUBLIC COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY OFFERS HIS CHOSEN MAJOR SHALL RECEIVE THE SCHOLARSHIP FOR WHICH HE QUALIFIES TO BE USED FOR PAYMENT OF TUITION AT THE OUT-OF-STATE INSTITUTION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4464 -- 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, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, 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 THE WEEK OF FEBRUARY 23 - MARCH 1, 2008, AS "ENTREPRENEURSHIP WEEK" IN SOUTH CAROLINA, IN RECOGNITION OF THE ONGOING SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE AMERICAN WAY OF LIFE MADE BY SOUTH CAROLINA'S ENTREPRENEURS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate with Concurrence

H. 4465 -- Reps. Cooper, Cobb-Hunter, J.H. Neal, Kennedy, Neilson, Battle, Cotty, Lucas, Sandifer, Talley, Spires, Thompson, Harrison, W.D. Smith, Barfield, Huggins, Leach, Bedingfield, J.R. Smith, Hardwick, Lowe, Haley, Ott, Haskins, Limehouse, Frye, Crawford, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Bingham, Bowen, Brady, Cato, Clemmons, Clyburn, Dantzler, Davenport, Edge, Erickson, Gambrell, Hagood, Harrell, Herbkersman, Howard, Kelly, Kirsh, Littlejohn, Loftis, Mahaffey, Mulvaney, Owens, Perry, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rice, Scarborough, Shoopman, Simrill, D.C. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, Stavrinakis, Taylor, Toole, Umphlett, Viers and Walker: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 11-35-2030, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO MULTI-TERM CONTRACTS IN CONNECTION WITH THE SOUTH CAROLINA CONSOLIDATED PROCUREMENT CODE, SO AS TO LIMIT A MULTI-TERM CONTRACT TO A MAXIMUM OF FIVE YEARS, WITH CERTAIN EXCEPTIONS INCLUDING THE REQUIREMENT OF UNANIMOUS WRITTEN CONSENT OF THE STATE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD TO EXTEND A ONE MILLION-DOLLAR OR LESS CONTRACT FOR ONLY ONE FIVE-YEAR TERM.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4466 -- Reps. Anderson, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, 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 WELCOME THE HONORABLE JOHN R. LEWIS, CONGRESSMAN FROM GEORGIA'S FIFTH DISTRICT, ON THE OCCASION OF HIS ADDRESS TO THE PHI BETA SIGMA AFRICAN AMERICAN MALE IMAGE AWARDS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate with Concurrence

H. 4467 -- Rep. Simrill: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION INSTALL DIRECTIONAL SIGNS IN THE HIGHWAY RIGHTS-OF-WAY UNDER ITS CONTROL IN THE CITY OF ROCK HILL THAT CONTAIN THE WORDS "ST. ANNE CATHOLIC SCHOOL" AT THE INTERSECTION OF BIRD STREET AND NORTH ANDERSON ROAD, AND AT THE INTERSECTION OF EDEN TERRACE AND AT UNIVERSITY DRIVE THAT DIRECT TRAFFIC TOWARD ST. ANNE CATHOLIC SCHOOL.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Adopted
Returned by Senate with Concurrence

H. 4468 -- Reps. Kirsh, Gullick and Simrill: A HOUSE RESOLUTION EXTENDING THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE CLOVER HIGH SCHOOL 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 AAAA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4469 -- Reps. Kirsh, Gullick, Simrill, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, Jefferson, Jennings, Kelly, Kennedy, 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, 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 THE CLOVER HIGH SCHOOL VARSITY FOOTBALL TEAM FOR ITS STUNNING SUCCESS IN THE 2007 CLASS AAAA DIVISION II STATE FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP VICTORY, AND TO HONOR THE TEAM'S EXCEPTIONAL PLAYERS, COACHES, AND STAFF.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4470 -- Reps. Harrell, Leach, Cato, Hagood, Hamilton, Harrison, Limehouse, Merrill, Scarborough, W.D. Smith, Stavrinakis, Walker, Young, Gambrell, Haley, Bedingfield, Mahaffey, Cotty, McLeod, Owens, Rice, Bowen, Viers and Shoopman: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 58-5-390 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PUBLIC OR PRIVATE UTILITY MAY NOT IMPOSE A TAP FEE, RECURRING MAINTENANCE FEE, OR OTHER FEE, HOWEVER DESCRIBED FOR THE INSTALLATION AND MAINTENANCE OF A FIRE SPRINKLER SYSTEM THAT EXCEEDS THE ACTUAL COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH THE WATER LINE TO THE SYSTEM AND TO DEFINE ACTUAL COSTS; BY ADDING SECTION 12-6-3622 SO AS TO ALLOW A PROPERTY TAX CREDIT, AT THE OPTION OF THE PROPERTY-TAXING ENTITY FOR TWENTY-FIVE PERCENT OF THE COSTS OF INSTALLING A FIRE SPRINKLER SYSTEM IN A COMMERCIAL OR RESIDENTIAL STRUCTURE WHEN SUCH INSTALLATION IS NOT REQUIRED BY LAW, TO ALLOW AN INCOME TAX CREDIT IN THE AMOUNT OF THE PROPERTY TAX CREDIT, TO PROVIDE THE MANNER IN WHICH THESE CREDITS ARE USED WHEN EARNED BY PASS-THROUGH ENTITIES, AND TO MAKE UNUSED CREDITS TRANSFERABLE BY THE STRUCTURE'S OWNER TO A TENANT; TO AMEND SECTION 12-37-3130, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS FOR PURPOSES OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA REAL PROPERTY VALUATION REFORM ACT, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE INSTALLATION OF A FIRE SPRINKLER SYSTEM IN A COMMERCIAL OR RESIDENTIAL STRUCTURE WHEN THE INSTALLATION IS NOT REQUIRED BY LAW IS NOT AN ADDITION OR IMPROVEMENT; BY ADDING SECTION 10-1-80 SO AS TO PROHIBIT ENFORCEMENT OF THAT PORTION OF THE INTERNATIONAL FIRE CODE OR NATIONALLY RECOGNIZED FIRE CODE THAT PROHIBITS THE USE OF NATURAL CUT TREES IN CELEBRATIONS IN HOUSES OF WORSHIP; AND TO AMEND SECTION 12-37-220, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTIONS, SO AS TO EXEMPT THE VALUE OF FIRE SPRINKLER SYSTEM EQUIPMENT INSTALLED IN A COMMERCIAL OR RESIDENTIAL STRUCTURE WHEN THE INSTALLATION IS NOT REQUIRED BY LAW AND TO PROVIDE THAT THIS EXEMPTION APPLIES UNTIL THE PROPERTY UNDERGOES AN ASSESSABLE TRANSFER OF INTEREST.
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H. 4471 -- Reps. Vick, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, 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, 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 CHESTERFIELD 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 2007 DIVISION I CLASS A STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4472 -- Reps. Vick, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, 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, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Williams, Witherspoon and Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND THE CHESTERFIELD HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL TEAM FOR ITS OUTSTANDING SEASON AND FOR CAPTURING THE 2007 DIVISION I CLASS A STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE, AND TO HONOR THE TEAM'S EXCEPTIONAL PLAYERS, COACHES, AND STAFF.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4473 -- Rep. Gullick: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-3-8800, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF WORLD WAR II SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES, SO AS TO DELETE THE PROVISION THAT REQUIRES A PERSON WHO IS ISSUED THE LICENSE TO BE ASSESSED A SPECIAL BIENNIAL FEE OF TWENTY DOLLARS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4474 -- Reps. Harrison, Cato, Harrell, Sandifer, Ott, Jennings, Scott, Barfield, Mahaffey, Leach, Huggins, Pinson, Bedingfield, M.A. Pitts, J.R. Smith, Parks, Taylor, Gambrell, Brantley, Herbkersman, Talley, Bowen, Agnew, Haskins, Ballentine, Owens, Rice, Hiott, Skelton, G.R. Smith, Bannister, Stewart, Perry, Viers, Allen, Clyburn, Clemmons, D.C. Smith, Sellers, Frye and Erickson: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 27-18-20, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS IN CONNECTION WITH THE UNIFORM UNCLAIMED PROPERTY ACT, SO AS TO DEFINE "APPROVED USES" AND "ELECTRIC OR TELEPHONE COOPERATIVE'S SERVICE AREA"; AND BY ADDING SECTIONS 27-18-185 AND 27-18-255, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR AN ALTERNATIVE METHOD OF DISPOSITION OF PATRONAGE ALLOCATIONS IN CONNECTION WITH AN ELECTRIC OR TELEPHONE COOPERATIVE.
Introduced and Committed
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H. 4475 -- Reps. Knight, Hutson and Young: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 57-23-840 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION MAY MOW BEYOND THIRTY FEET FROM THE PAVEMENT ROADSIDE VEGETATION ADJACENT TO INTERSTATE HIGHWAY 95 IN DORCHESTER COUNTY BETWEEN MILE MARKER 77 AND THE DORCHESTER/ORANGEBURG COUNTY LINE.
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2nd Reading
3rd Reading
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H. 4476 -- Reps. Harrison and Cotty: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 40-1-145 SO AS TO AUTHORIZE THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING AND REGULATION TO REQUIRE A CRIMINAL HISTORY BACKGROUND CHECK OF AN APPLICANT FOR A PRACTICE AUTHORIZATION AND TO AUTHORIZE THE DEPARTMENT TO REQUIRE SUCH A BACKGROUND CHECK IN CONNECTION WITH AN INVESTIGATION OR DISCIPLINARY PROCEEDING; TO AMEND SECTION 40-1-90, RELATING TO DISCIPLINARY PROCEEDING, SO AS TO AUTHORIZE THE DEPARTMENT TO PROMULGATE REGULATIONS TO ESTABLISH PROCEDURES FOR CONDUCTING CONTESTED CASE PROCEEDINGS; AND TO AMEND SECTION 40-1-180, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO COLLECTION OF COSTS AND FINES IMPOSED PURSUANT TO A PROCEEDING CONDUCTED BY THE DEPARTMENT, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT COSTS AND FINES IMPOSED BY THE DEPARTMENT ARE SUBJECT TO THE SET-OFF DEBT COLLECTION ACT.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
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2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended

H. 4477 -- Rep. Harrison: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO INVITE THE CHIEF JUSTICE OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA SUPREME COURT, THE HONORABLE JEAN HOEFER TOAL, TO ADDRESS THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY IN JOINT SESSION ON THE STATE OF THE JUDICIARY AT 12:00 NOON ON WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2008.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate with Amendment

H. 4478 -- Reps. W.D. Smith and Cotty: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 9-8-60, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO RETIREMENT, RETIREMENT ALLOWANCE, DISABILITY, AND BENEFICIARIES OF OTHER RETIREMENT SYSTEMS FOR PURPOSES OF THE RETIREMENT SYSTEM FOR JUDGES AND SOLICITORS, SO AS TO ALLOW A RETIREE OF THAT SYSTEM TO RECEIVE A RETIREMENT ALLOWANCE FROM IT WHILE IN SUBSEQUENT EMPLOYMENT COVERED BY THE SOUTH CAROLINA RETIREMENT SYSTEM OR THE SOUTH CAROLINA POLICE OFFICERS RETIREMENT SYSTEM, TO PROVIDE THAT THIS RETIREE IS NOT A MEMBER OF, DOES NOT MAKE CONTRIBUTIONS TO, AND ACCRUES NO SERVICE CREDIT ON ACCOUNT OF THIS SUBSEQUENT EMPLOYMENT; AND TO REPEAL SECTION 9-8-65 RELATING TO SUBSEQUENT EMPLOYMENT OF A RETIRED JUDGE BY A PUBLIC INSTITUTION OF EDUCATION MADE OBSOLETE BY THE PROVISIONS OF SECTION 9-8-60 OF THE 1976 CODE AS AMENDED BY THIS ACT.
Introduced and Committed
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H. 4479 -- Reps. Shoopman, Loftis, Merrill, Gullick, Kirsh, Leach, Bedingfield, G.R. Smith, Witherspoon, Mulvaney, Ballentine, Bannister, Bowen, Brantley, Cato, Crawford, Edge, Hamilton, Harrell, Hart, Hiott, Hodges, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Mitchell, Moss, Owens, Pinson, Rice, F.N. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Taylor, White, Young, Cotty and McLeod: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-37-250, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE FIFTY THOUSAND DOLLAR HOMESTEAD EXEMPTION FOR PERSONS OVER SIXTY-FIVE YEARS OF AGE AND DISABLED PERSONS, SO AS TO INDEX THE EXEMPTION AMOUNT TO INFLATION IN THE SAME MANNER AND BY THE SAME PERCENTAGE THAT FEDERAL INCOME TAX BRACKETS ARE ADJUSTED TO REFLECT INCREASES IN THE CONSUMER PRICE INDEX.
Introduced and Committed
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H. 4480 -- Rep. Hiott: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND CATHAY CANNON RODGERS FOR HER THIRTY-FOUR YEARS OF DEDICATION TO HER STUDENTS AT AMBLER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL IN PICKENS, UPON HER RETIREMENT FROM TEACHING AND TO WISH HER THE FINEST JOYS IN LIFE FOR MANY YEARS TO COME.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4481 -- Rep. Hiott: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE AND HONOR YVONNE CORN BOLDING FOR HER THIRTY-FOUR YEARS OF INVALUABLE SERVICE TO THE STUDENTS AT AMBLER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL IN PICKENS, UPON HER RETIREMENT FROM TEACHING AND TO WISH HER SUCCESS AND HAPPINESS IN ALL HER FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4482 -- Rep. Hiott: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO ACKNOWLEDGE AND PAY TRIBUTE TO DEBORAH MOORER WILSON FOR THIRTY-THREE YEARS AS AN EDUCATOR AND FOR THIRTY YEARS OF DEVOTION TO THE KINDERGARTEN STUDENTS AT AMBLER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, IN PICKENS, ON THE OCCASION OF HER RETIREMENT FROM TEACHING AND TO EXPRESS WISHES FOR MANY YEARS OF HEALTH AND HAPPINESS IN THE FUTURE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4483 -- Reps. Cato, Harrison, Sandifer, Scarborough, Kirsh, Mitchell, Scott, Cotty and Bowers: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 34-3-10, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PROHIBITION OF THE USE OF THE WORD "BANK" IN CONNECTION WITH A PURSUIT OTHER THAN BANKING, SO AS TO PROHIBIT THE USE OF A BANKING ENTITY'S LOGO OR NAME IN CONNECTION WITH A FINANCIAL TRANSACTION WITHOUT ITS WRITTEN CONSENT.
Introduced and Committed
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H. 4484 -- Reps. Haley and E.H. Pitts: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR MRS. MELISSA C. RAWL ON THE OCCASION OF BEING NAMED 2008 VIRCO/NASSP ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL OF THE YEAR BY THE SOUTH CAROLINA ASSOCIATION OF SCHOOL ADMINISTRATORS FOR HER DISTINGUISHED AND DEDICATED SERVICE AT LEXINGTON HIGH SCHOOL.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4485 -- Rep. Bales: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 51-3-60, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO USE OF FACILITIES AND CAMPSITES AT REDUCED RATES BY THE AGED, BLIND, OR DISABLED, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT SUCH PERSONS MAY GAIN ADMISSION TO AND USE THE CAMPGROUNDS OF STATE PARKS AT ONE HALF THE PRESCRIBED FEE, AND TO PROVIDE THAT DISABLED VETERANS MAY GAIN ADMISSION TO AND USE THE CAMPGROUNDS OF STATE PARKS WITHOUT CHARGE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4486 -- Reps. Walker and Cotty: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-5, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT'S ELECTRONIC AND PAPER-TESTING FORMS MUST BE PRODUCED IN AN ENGLISH-ONLY FORMAT UNLESS OTHERWISE REQUIRED BY FEDERAL LAW OR REGULATION.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 4487 -- Reps. Thompson, Merrill, Stavrinakis, Simrill, Skelton, Duncan, Hagood and Cotty: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 2-7-74 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT UNLESS APPROVED BY A TWO-THIRDS VOTE OF THE MEMBERSHIP OF EACH HOUSE OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY, APPROPRIATIONS MADE FOR RECURRING PURPOSES FROM NONRECURRING GENERAL FUND REVENUES FOR A FISCAL YEAR MAY NOT EXCEED ONE PERCENT OF THE TOTAL GENERAL FUND REVENUES ESTIMATED BY THE BOARD OF ECONOMIC ADVISORS TO BE AVAILABLE FOR THAT FISCAL YEAR AT THE TIME SUCH APPROPRIATIONS ARE MADE.
Introduced and Committed
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H. 4488 -- Reps. Thompson, Stavrinakis, Simrill, Skelton, Duncan, Hagood, Merrill, Owens and Cotty: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 2-7-130 SO AS TO REQUIRE THAT AN AMENDMENT TO THE GENERAL APPROPRIATIONS BILL AND SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATIONS BILL WHICH HAS THE EFFECT OF APPROPRIATING A CERTAIN AMOUNT OF FUNDS DURING THE FISCAL YEAR MUST INCLUDE WITHIN THE AMENDMENT THE CORRESPONDING APPROPRIATION REDUCTION OR REVENUE INCREASE, OR BOTH, WITHIN THE SAME SECTION OF THE BILL.
Introduced and Committed
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H. 4489 -- Rep. Rutherford: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING CHAPTER 22 TO TITLE 23 ENTITLED "TRAFFIC STOP INFORMATION COLLECTION" SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE COLLECTION AND COMPILATION OF CERTAIN INFORMATION GATHERED BY A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER WHEN ISSUING A UNIFORM TRAFFIC TICKET, TO REQUIRE THE DIRECTOR OF THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY TO ANALYZE AND REPORT CERTAIN DATA RELATED TO STOPPED MOTOR VEHICLES DRIVEN BY MEMBERS OF EACH RACE, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE GOVERNOR MAY WITHHOLD STATE FUNDS FROM A LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY WHICH FAILS TO COMPLY WITH THE PROVISIONS CONTAINED IN THIS CHAPTER.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4490 -- Reps. Thompson, Merrill, Stavrinakis, Simrill, Duncan, Skelton, Hagood and Owens: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO AMEND RULE 5.3, RULES OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, RELATING TO THE GENERAL AND SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATIONS BILLS, SO AS TO DECREASE FROM FIVE MILLION TO FIVE HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS THE AMOUNT IN A BUDGET AMENDMENT APPROPRIATING FUNDS WHICH REQUIRES A REDUCTION OF A CORRESPONDING AMOUNT OR A REVENUE INCREASE TO OFFSET THE INCREASE IN THE AMENDMENT.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4491 -- Reps. Mahaffey, Davenport, Gullick, Hamilton, Leach, Littlejohn, Moss, Phillips, Spires and Talley: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 56-5-755 SO AS TO CREATE THE OFFENSE OF ELUDING A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER AFTER A LAWFUL STOP AND TO PROVIDE FOR PENALTIES AND SUSPENSION OF THE PERSON'S DRIVER'S LICENSE UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4492 -- Reps. Young, Harrell and Hutson: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 7-7-230, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE DESIGNATION OF VOTING PRECINCTS IN DORCHESTER COUNTY, SO AS TO REVISE AND RENAME CERTAIN VOTING PRECINCTS IN DORCHESTER COUNTY, 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 CORRECT CERTAIN REFERENCES.
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2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
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Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 4493 -- Reps. Merrill, Mulvaney, Cotty, G.R. Smith, Littlejohn, G.M. Smith, J.R. Smith, Toole, Bowen and Hagood: A BILL TO AMEND SECTIONS 12-6-510 AND 12-6-520, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO BRACKETS AND RATES APPLICABLE FOR INDIVIDUALS, ESTATES, AND TRUSTS FOR PURPOSES OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA INCOME TAX ACT AND THE ANNUAL INFLATION ADJUSTMENT OF BRACKETS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE INCOME TAX LIABILITY OF AN INDIVIDUAL INCOME TAXPAYER IS THE LESSER OF THE AMOUNT DETERMINED BY APPLYING THE EXISTING RATES AND BRACKETS TO THE TAXPAYER'S SOUTH CAROLINA TAXABLE INCOME OR APPLYING A FLAT RATE OF 3.4 PERCENT TO THE ADJUSTED GROSS INCOME REPORTED AS THE TAXPAYER'S FEDERAL INCOME TAX RETURN AND TO UPDATE THE EXISTING BRACKETS AND RATES TO REFLECT ANNUAL INFLATION ADJUSTMENTS TO BRACKETS AND RATE CHANGES ENACTED IN SEPARATE LAW; BY ADDING SECTION 12-21-630 SO AS TO INCREASE THE EXISTING LICENSE TAX ON CIGARETTES BY 1.5 CENTS A CIGARETTE AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE ADDITIONAL REVENUE OF THE TAX MUST BE CREDITED TO THE GENERAL FUND OF THE STATE TO REPLACE INDIVIDUAL INCOME TAXES NOT COLLECTED AS A RESULT OF THE ALTERNATIVE FLAT TAX METHOD OF CALCULATING STATE INDIVIDUAL INCOME TAX LIABILITY; AND TO AMEND ACT 115 OF 2007, RELATING TO, AMONG OTHER THINGS, INDIVIDUAL STATE INCOME TAX RATES, SO AS TO DELETE A PROVISION MADE OBSOLETE BY THE PROVISIONS OF THIS ACT.
Introduced and Committed
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H. 4494 -- Reps. Harrell, Harrison, Cooper, Walker, Cato, Witherspoon, White, Gambrell and Bales: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 2-75-5, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO LEGISLATIVE FINDINGS CONCERNING RESEARCH CENTERS OF ECONOMIC EXCELLENCE, SO AS TO REVISE REFERENCES AS TO SOURCES OF FUNDS FOR ENDOWED PROFESSORSHIPS; TO AMEND SECTION 2-75-30, RELATING TO CENTERS OF EXCELLENCE MATCHING ENDOWMENT, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT INTEREST EARNINGS OF THE ENDOWMENT MAY BE USED FOR PROGRAMMATIC SUPPORT IN ACCORDANCE WITH BOARD POLICIES AND GUIDELINES; TO AMEND SECTION 2-75-50, RELATING TO APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS, SO AS TO REVISE THE FUNDING DOCUMENTATION AN APPLICATION MUST CONTAIN; TO AMEND SECTION 2-75-90, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO MEETING MATCHING REQUIREMENT WITH PRIVATE OR FEDERAL FUNDS, SO AS TO DELETE OBSOLETE LANGUAGE; BY ADDING SECTION 2-75-100 SO AS TO ALLOW SENIOR RESEARCH UNIVERSITIES TO UTILIZE A PORTION OF NONSTATE MATCHING FUNDS TO PAY FOR INITIAL OPERATING COSTS; AND BY ADDING SECTION 2-75-110 SO AS TO ALLOW THESE UNIVERSITIES TO ACCEPT AND APPLY CASH EQUIVALENT AND IN-KIND DONATIONS FROM NONSTATE SOURCES.
Introduced and Committed
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H. 4495 -- Rep. Sellers: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 1-3-240, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO REMOVAL OF OFFICERS BY THE GOVERNOR, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE STATE INSPECTOR GENERAL MAY BE REMOVED BY THE GOVERNOR FOR MALFEASANCE, MISFEASANCE, INCOMPETENCY, ABSENTEEISM, CONFLICTS OF INTEREST, MISCONDUCT, PERSISTENT NEGLECT OF DUTY IN OFFICE, OR INCAPACITY; AND BY ADDING CHAPTER 6 TO TITLE 1 SO AS TO CREATE THE OFFICE OF THE STATE INSPECTOR GENERAL, TO PROVIDE THAT THE STATE INSPECTOR GENERAL IS APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR WITH THE ADVICE AND CONSENT OF THE SENATE, AND TO AUTHORIZE THE STATE INSPECTOR GENERAL TO ADDRESS FRAUD, WASTE, ABUSE, AND WRONGDOING WITHIN THE SOUTH CAROLINA EXECUTIVE GOVERNMENT AGENCIES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4496 -- Reps. Rutherford, Howard, Hart and Scott: A JOINT RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE OFFICE OF GENERAL SERVICES OF THE STATE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD TO REMOVE FROM THE STATE HOUSE GROUNDS THE STATUE OF BENJAMIN RYAN TILLMAN.
Introduced and Committed
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H. 4497 -- Reps. Loftis, Umphlett, Lowe, Mitchell, Witherspoon, Dantzler, Duncan, Hodges and M.A. Pitts: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 50-1-30, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE CLASSIFICATIONS OF BIRDS, ANIMALS, AND FISH, SO AS TO REMOVE WHITE PERCH FROM THE LIST OF GAME FISH IN THIS STATE.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Ratified

H. 4498 -- 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, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, 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 AND HONOR THE SOUTH CAROLINA BAPTIST BROTHERHOOD MINISTRY FOR ITS OUTSTANDING WORK AMONG YOUNG PEOPLE, AND TO DECLARE JANUARY 25, 2008, SOUTH CAROLINA BAPTIST BROTHERHOOD DAY.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4499 -- Rep. Kirsh: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-60-2545, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE AWARDING OF REASONABLE ATTORNEY'S FEES IF A TAXPAYER PREVAILS IN THE ASSESSOR'S DENIAL OF AGRICULTURAL USE VALUE OF REAL PROPERTY AND A FINDING BY THE ADMINISTRATIVE LAW COURT THAT THE ASSESSOR'S ACTION WAS UNREASONABLE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THIS PROVISION APPLIES TO BOTH THE DENIAL OF AN APPLICATION FOR AGRICULTURAL USE VALUE AND AN ACTION BY THE ASSESSOR TO REMOVE REAL PROPERTY FROM THAT STATUS, TO PROVIDE FOR THE PAYMENT OF EXPENSES PLUS ATTORNEY'S FEES, TO PROVIDE FOR THIS REIMBURSEMENT OF ATTORNEY'S FEES AND EXPENSES AFTER THE TAXPAYER PREVAILS IN ANY FINAL APPEAL OF THE CONTESTED CASE, AND TO ELIMINATE THE REQUIRED FINDING THAT THE ASSESSOR'S DECISION WAS NOT REASONABLE.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Proposed Amendment
Point of Order
Point of Order

H. 4500 -- Reps. Stavrinakis and Hagood: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-36-2120, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO EXEMPTIONS FROM THE STATE'S SALES TAX, SO AS TO INCLUDE THE GROSS PROCEEDS OF SALES OR THE SALES PRICE OF MACHINERY, MACHINE TOOLS, AND PARTS OF THEM, USED IN THE PRODUCTION OF ELECTRICITY FROM A RENEWABLE ENERGY SOURCE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4501 -- Rep. Hart: 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 TO OPERATE A MOTOR VEHICLE WHILE USING A CELLULAR TELEPHONE, PAGER, PERSONAL DIGITAL ASSISTANT DEVICE, OR ANOTHER WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS DEVICE THAT IS NOT EQUIPPED WITH A HANDS-FREE MECHANISM, AND TO PROVIDE A PENALTY FOR A VIOLATION OF THIS PROVISION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4502 -- Reps. Weeks and G.M. Smith: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE RUTLEDGE DINGLE, OF SUMTER COUNTY, ON BEING NAMED SECONDARY PRINCIPAL OF THE YEAR FOR THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, TO COMMEND HIM FOR HIS THIRTY-FOUR YEARS OF DEDICATED SERVICE TO EDUCATION IN THIS GREAT STATE, AND TO WISH HIM MUCH SUCCESS AND FULFILLMENT IN ALL HIS FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4503 -- Rep. Walker: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 56-1-12 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES MAY PROMULGATE REGULATIONS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4504 -- Reps. Walker and Cotty: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-1090, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF A DRIVER'S LICENSE TO A HABITUAL OFFENDER, SO AS TO DELETE THE TERM "MAGISTRATE" AND INSERT THE TERM "ADMINISTRATIVE LAW COURT, DIVISION OF MOTOR VEHICLE HEARINGS".
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 4505 -- Rep. Walker: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 18-3-30, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE APPEAL OF A DECISION OF A MAGISTRATE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT AN APPELLANT MUST SERVE A NOTICE OF APPEAL OF A DECISION OF A MAGISTRATE TO ALL PARTIES IN THE CASE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4506 -- Rep. Hart: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE PROFOUND REGRET OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA GENERAL ASSEMBLY FOR THE HISTORY OF WRONGS INFLICTED UPON BLACK CITIZENS BY MEANS OF SLAVERY AND LEGALIZED RACIAL SEGREGATION, AND TO CALL UPON ALL CITIZENS TO TAKE PART IN ACTS OF RACIAL RECONCILIATION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4507 -- Rep. Bannister: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND THE GREENVILLE HIGH SCHOOL VARSITY CHEERLEADERS ON THEIR IMPRESSIVE WIN OF THE 2007 CLASS AAA SOUTH CAROLINA HIGH SCHOOL LEAGUE'S COMPETITIVE CHEER CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE, AND TO HONOR THE TEAM, COACH REBECCA SENN, AND ASSISTANT COACH CINDY LANGLEY ON AN EXCEPTIONAL SEASON.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4508 -- Reps. Skelton and Cotty: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 44-95-20, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PUBLIC AREAS WHERE SMOKING IS PROHIBITED, SO AS TO ALSO PROHIBIT SMOKING IN ANY PUBLIC OUTDOOR GATED ATHLETIC EVENT AND WITHIN TWENTY-FIVE FEET OUTSIDE OF SUCH EVENT.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 4509 -- Rep. Bannister: A HOUSE RESOLUTION EXTENDING THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE GREENVILLE 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 2007 CLASS AAA SOUTH CAROLINA HIGH SCHOOL LEAGUE'S COMPETITIVE CHEER CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4510 -- Reps. Owens, Govan, Leach, Bedingfield, Clemmons, Jefferson, Anderson, Anthony, Ballentine, Battle, Bowen, Branham, Gambrell, Herbkersman, Hiott, Merrill, Mulvaney, J.M. Neal, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rice, Simrill and Thompson: 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 CORRECTIVE LENSES SOLD BY PRESCRIPTION AND RAW MATERIALS USED IN THE MANUFACTURE OF SUCH LENSES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4511 -- Rep. Walker: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 56-1-187 SO AS TO ENACT "TYLER'S LAW", TO PROVIDE A CIVIL PENALTY FOR A PARENT OR GUARDIAN WHO KNOWINGLY AND WILFULLY PERMITS HIS DEPENDENT TO OPERATE A MOTOR VEHICLE WITHOUT A LEARNER'S PERMIT OR IN VIOLATION OF PERMIT RESTRICTIONS, TO PROVIDE RELATED ENFORCEMENT PROCEDURES, EXEMPTIONS, AND LIMITS ON ADMISSIBILITY OF A FINE IMPOSED UNDER THIS SECTION FOR CERTAIN OTHER PURPOSES; AND TO REPEAL SECTION 56-1-1750, RELATING TO A PHOTOGRAPH OF AN APPLICANT FOR A MOPED DRIVER'S LICENSE.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Senate Amendments Amended
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Other proceedings
Returned by Senate with Amendment
Non-Concurrence
Message to Senate
Message from Senate
Ratified

H. 4512 -- Reps. Brady, Haley, Haskins, Bowen, Erickson, Funderburk, Harvin, Knight, Miller, Neilson and Parks: A JOINT RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE STATE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD TO CONDUCT A "BEST PRACTICES" REVIEW TO DETERMINE APPROPRIATE COVERAGE FOR ROUTINE MAMMOGRAMS AND PAP SMEARS BY THE STATE HEALTH INSURANCE PLAN AND BASED ON THAT REVIEW IMPLEMENT ANY APPROPRIATE CHANGES IN THE PLAN'S COVERAGE FOR THOSE TESTS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4513 -- Reps. Jefferson, E.H. Pitts, Merrill, Ballentine, Haley, Huggins, Breeland, Dantzler, Harvin, Hodges, Leach, Umphlett, McLeod, Knight, Howard, Hart, J.H. Neal, Rutherford, Brady and Cotty: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROPRIATE $9,154,990.63 FROM FISCAL YEAR 2007-2008 GENERAL FUND REVENUES TO SUPPLEMENT DISTRIBUTIONS TO SCHOOL DISTRICTS ADVERSELY IMPACTED BY THE UNREVISED 2007 INDEX OF TAXPAYING ABILITY.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added

H. 4514 -- Reps. Shoopman, Loftis, G.R. Smith, Cato, Bedingfield, Haskins, Hamilton, Rice, Allen, F.N. Smith, Taylor, Bannister and Leach: A BILL TO AMEND ACT 432 OF 1947, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE GREENVILLE HOSPITAL SYSTEM, ITS CREATION, BOARD, POWERS, AND DUTIES, SO AS TO INCREASE THE BOARD FROM SEVEN TO TWELVE MEMBERS, TO REVISE THE DISTRICTS FROM WHICH THE MEMBERS MUST BE APPOINTED, TO REVISE THE NOMINATING PROCEDURES, AND TO PROVIDE TRANSITIONAL PROCEDURES; AND TO REPEAL SECTION 1 OF ACT 432 OF 1947 RELATING TO THE LEGISLATIVE FINDINGS CONCERNING THE NEED FOR GREENVILLE COUNTY TO TAKE OVER THE HOSPITAL OPERATED BY THE CITY OF GREENVILLE IN ORDER TO SERVE ALL THE RESIDENTS OF GREENVILLE COUNTY AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE ASSURANCES NECESSARY TO EFFECT THIS PLAN.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Debate Adjourned
Other proceedings
Returned by Senate with Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 4515 -- Reps. Breeland, Brantley, Anderson, Branham, G. Brown, R. Brown, Chalk, Clyburn, Hagood, Hart, Hodges, Hosey, Leach, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Mack, Parks, Scarborough, Stavrinakis and Umphlett: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING CHAPTER 137 TO TITLE 44 SO AS TO ESTABLISH THE SOUTH CAROLINA PROSTATE CANCER RESEARCH TRUST FUND AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE USES OF THE TRUST FUND REVENUE; AND TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-5060, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO CHARITABLE CONTRIBUTIONS ALLOWED TO BE MADE BY MEANS OF A "CHECK OFF" ON INDIVIDUAL STATE INCOME TAX RETURNS, SO AS TO AUTHORIZE CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA PROSTATE CANCER RESEARCH TRUST FUND.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4516 -- Reps. Anderson, G. Brown, Cotty, Hosey, Loftis, Cato, Kennedy, Erickson, Kirsh, Jefferson, Pinson, Taylor, Frye, Witherspoon, Bedingfield, Limehouse, Govan, Leach, Toole, Alexander, Battle, Branham, Breeland, Funderburk, Gullick, Harvin, Herbkersman, Hodges, Huggins, Jennings, Kelly, Littlejohn, McLeod, Miller, Rice, Spires, Stavrinakis and Williams: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 15-35-410 SO AS TO PROVIDE A JUDGMENT BY DEFAULT IN A CIVIL ACTION MAY NOT BE ENTERED AGAINST A PERSON IN ACTIVE MILITARY SERVICE OF THE UNITED STATES OR THE SOUTH CAROLINA NATIONAL GUARD IF THE PERSON HAS NOT MADE AN APPEARANCE IN A COURT IN WHICH THE ACTION IS PENDING DUE TO THE FULFILLMENT OF HIS MILITARY OBLIGATION, AND TO PROVIDE EXCEPTIONS FOR COMPLIANCE WITH CERTAIN FEDERAL LAW AND FOR THE ENFORCEMENT OF CHILD SUPPORT AND SPOUSAL SUPPORT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4517 -- Reps. Haskins and Brady: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-116-45 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT EVERY POLICE/SECURITY DEPARTMENT SHALL IMPLEMENT POLICIES AND PROCEDURES TO GOVERN THEIR OPERATIONS; TO AMEND SECTIONS 59-116-10, 59-116-20, 59-116-30, 59-116-50, 59-116-60, 59-116-80, 59-116-100, AND 59-116-120, RELATING TO THE ESTABLISHMENT, POWERS, AND OPERATION OF CAMPUS SECURITY DEPARTMENTS, SO AS TO REVISE THE DEFINITION OF THE TERMS "CAMPUS" AND "CAMPUS POLICE OFFICER", AND TO DEFINE THE TERM "CAMPUS SECURITY OFFICER", TO MAKE TECHNICAL CHANGES, TO REVISE THE JURISDICTIONAL BOUNDARY OF A CONSTABLE AND SECURITY OFFICER, AND TO REVISE THE MARKINGS THAT MAY APPEAR ON A CAMPUS POLICE OFFICER'S VEHICLE AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE USE OF CAMPUS UNMARKED VEHICLES; AND TO REPEAL SECTION 59-116-70, RELATING TO THE POSTING OF A BOND BY A CAMPUS POLICE OFFICER BEFORE THE ASSUMPTION OF THEIR DUTIES.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 4518 -- Rep. Rutherford: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEMORATE THE HONORABLE BENJAMIN FRANKLIN RANDOLPH, MINISTER OF THE GOSPEL OF OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST AND SOUTH CAROLINA SENATOR FROM ORANGEBURG COUNTY FOLLOWING THE CIVIL WAR, AND TO DECLARE FEBRUARY 2, 2008, SENATOR BENJAMIN FRANKLIN RANDOLPH DAY, IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE UNVEILING OF THE HISTORIC MARKER AT RANDOLPH CEMETERY, NAMED IN HIS HONOR.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4519 -- Rep. Vick: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-36-2120, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO SALES AND USE TAX EXEMPTIONS, SO AS TO EXTEND TO HOUSES OF WORSHIP THE EXEMPTION ALLOWED FOR RESIDENTIAL USE OF ELECTRICITY, NATURAL GAS, AND OTHER FUELS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4520 -- Reps. Cooper, Harrell, Cobb-Hunter, Walker, Perry, Battle, Skelton, Thompson, Alexander, Ballentine, Edge, Harrison, Hayes, Limehouse, J.H. Neal, Ott, Owens, Williams, Spires, Whipper, R. Brown, Hosey, Mitchell and Hodges: A BILL TO AUTHORIZE THE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA TO ISSUE REVENUE BONDS TO PROVIDE FUNDS FOR THE ACQUISITION, CONSTRUCTION, AND EQUIPPING OF A NEW BUSINESS SCHOOL FACILITY AND FOR THE RENOVATION OF THE CLOSE-HIPP BUILDING FOR LEASE AND OCCUPANCY BY AN AGENCY OF THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT, TO PROVIDE THAT THE REVENUE BONDS SHALL BE SECURED BY AND PAYABLE FROM A PLEDGE OF THE LEASE PAYMENTS, AND TO PROVIDE THE PROCESS, PROCEDURES, AND PROVISIONS UNDER WHICH THE REVENUE BONDS MAY BE ISSUED AND CIRCUMSTANCES UNDER WHICH THE BONDS MAY BE REFINANCED.
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
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Returned by Senate with Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Message to Senate
Message from Senate
Ratified
Veto Message
Veto Overridden

H. 4521 -- 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, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, 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 CONGRATULATE DR. SCOTT D. COHEN, A MEMBER OF THE MEDICAL STAFF AT MCLEOD MEDICAL CENTER-DILLON, FOR HIS WORK IN THE FIELD OF SURGICAL UROLOGY UPON HIS INCLUSION AS A CONTRIBUTING AUTHOR IN THE MEDICAL MALPRACTICE SURVIVAL HANDBOOK.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4522 -- Reps. Breeland, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, 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 THE REVEREND JOHN H. GILLISON, PRESIDING ELDER OF THE AFRICAN METHODIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH'S SOUTH CAROLINA ANNUAL CONFERENCE FOR THE EDISTO DISTRICT, AND TO CELEBRATE HIS FIFTY YEARS OF MINISTRY IN THE AFRICAN METHODIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH (AME).
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate with Concurrence

H. 4523 -- Reps. Erickson, Herbkersman, Duncan, Haley, Ballentine, Bedingfield, Pinson, Clemmons, Mulvaney, Brady, Cato, Chalk, Edge, Funderburk, Huggins, Merrill, E.H. Pitts, Sandifer, Taylor and Thompson: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 17-25-45, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO LIFE SENTENCES FOR PERSONS CONVICTED OF CERTAIN MOST SERIOUS AND SERIOUS OFFENSES, SO AS TO INCLUDE THE OFFENSE OF COMMITTING OR ATTEMPTING A LEWD ACT UPON A CHILD UNDER SIXTEEN IN THE LIST OF SERIOUS OFFENSES; AND TO AMEND SECTION 24-13-100, RELATING TO THE DEFINITION OF "NO PAROLE OFFENSE", SO AS TO ADD THE OFFENSE OF COMMITTING OR ATTEMPTING A LEWD ACT UPON A CHILD UNDER SIXTEEN AS AN OFFENSE FOR WHICH A PERSON MAY NOT BE PAROLED.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4524 -- Reps. Bingham and Kirsh: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-36-2120, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO SALES TAX EXEMPTIONS, SO AS TO CLARIFY THAT THE EXEMPTIONS ALLOWED FOR OTHERWISE QUALIFYING DURABLE MEDICAL EQUIPMENT AND MEDICAL SUPPLIES MUST BE SOLD PURSUANT TO WRITTEN PRESCRIPTION OR CERTIFICATE OF MEDICAL NECESSITY; AND TO AMEND ACT 99 OF 2007, RELATING TO SALES TAX EXEMPTIONS, SO AS TO REVISE THE SCHEDULE OF THE PHASE-IN OF THE SALES TAX FOR DURABLE MEDICAL EQUIPMENT AND RELATED SUPPLIES AND TO ELIMINATE THE REVENUE GROWTH REQUIREMENT FOR THE PHASE-IN OF THIS EXEMPTION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4525 -- Rep. Branham: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-15-40, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO ACTS THAT ARE DEEMED TO BE UNFAIR METHODS OF COMPETITION AND UNFAIR OR DECEPTIVE ACTS OR PRACTICES AMONG MOTOR VEHICLE MANUFACTURERS, DISTRIBUTORS, AND DEALERS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT TO USE OR CONSIDER THE PERFORMANCE OF CERTAIN FRANCHISED NEW MOTOR VEHICLE DEALERS RELATING TO THE SALE OF A MANUFACTURER'S NEW MOTOR VEHICLE OR THE ABILITY TO SATISFY ITS MINIMUM SALES OR MARKET SHARE QUOTAS OR RESPONSIBILITIES IS A VIOLATION OF THIS PROVISION WHEN THEY ARE USED TO DETERMINE A DEALER'S ELIGIBILITY TO PURCHASE CERTAIN MOTOR VEHICLES FROM THE MANUFACTURER, OR THE AVAILABILITY OR AMOUNT OF ANY DISCOUNT, CREDIT, REBATE OR SALES INCENTIVE THE DEALER IS ELIGIBLE TO RECEIVE FROM THE MANUFACTURER FOR THE PURCHASE OF A PROGRAM, CERTIFIED, OR OTHER USED MOTOR VEHICLE OFFERED FOR SALE BY THE MANUFACTURER, AND TO PROVIDE THAT IT IS A VIOLATION OF THIS PROVISION FOR A MOTOR VEHICLE MANUFACTURER, DISTRIBUTOR, OR DEALER TO DISCRIMINATE AGAINST CERTAIN MOTOR VEHICLE DEALERS, OR USE A FINANCIAL SERVICES COMPANY, OR LEASING COMPANY OWNED OR CONTROLLED BY A MANUFACTURER OR DISTRIBUTOR ENGAGED IN ILLEGAL ACTIVITY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4526 -- Reps. Erickson, Herbkersman, Haley, Ballentine, Bedingfield, Pinson, Clemmons, Brady, Cato, Chalk, Duncan, Edge, Funderburk, Huggins, Merrill, Mulvaney, E.H. Pitts, Sandifer, Taylor and Thompson: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 16-1-60, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO OFFENSES DEFINED AS VIOLENT, SO AS TO INCLUDE BURGLARY IN THE SECOND DEGREE WHEN A PERSON ENTERS A DWELLING WITH INTENT TO COMMIT A CRIME IN ADDITION TO BURGLARY IN THE SECOND DEGREE WHEN A PERSON ENTERS A BUILDING FOR THIS PURPOSE; AND TO AMEND SECTION 17-25-45, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO LIFE SENTENCES FOR PERSONS CONVICTED OF CERTAIN MOST SERIOUS AND SERIOUS OFFENSES, SO AS TO INCLUDE BURGLARY IN THE SECOND DEGREE WHEN A PERSON ENTERS A DWELLING WITH INTENT TO COMMIT A CRIME IN ADDITION TO BURGLARY IN THE SECOND DEGREE WHEN A PERSON ENTERS A BUILDING FOR THIS PURPOSE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4527 -- Rep. Crawford: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 44-32-50 AND SECTION 44-76-30, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING, RESPECTIVELY, TO BODY PIERCING TECHNICIAN REQUIREMENTS AND TO TRAINING AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS FOR AUTOMATED EXTERNAL DEFIBRILLATOR (AED) USERS, SO AS TO INCLUDE THE AMERICAN SAFETY AND HEALTH INSTITUTE AS A CERTIFYING AGENCY FOR BODY PIERCING TECHNICIANS AND FOR AED USER TRAINING.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4528 -- Reps. Crawford, Lowe, Shoopman, Leach, Gullick, Harrell, Phillips, Scarborough, Spires and Stavrinakis: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 3, TITLE 56, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO MOTOR VEHICLE REGISTRATION AND LICENSING BY ADDING ARTICLE 79 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE ISSUANCE OF "PUBLIC EDUCATOR" SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4529 -- Reps. Weeks, Whipper and R. Brown: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 37-25-70, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PENALTIES FOR ILLEGALLY DISPENSING CONTACT LENSES, SO AS TO PROVIDE RELIEF IN THE ADMINISTRATIVE LAW COURT FOR A CONTESTED CASE, AND TO DELETE CERTAIN NOTICE PROVISIONS IMPOSED ON THE DEPARTMENT OF CONSUMER AFFAIRS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Amended
Debate Adjourned
Message to Senate
Message from Senate
Ratified
Veto Message
Veto Overridden

H. 4530 -- Reps. Perry, Clyburn, D.C. Smith, J.R. 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, Chalk, Clemmons, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, 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 HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND CONGRATULATE B. HENDERSON JOHNSON, JR., FOR BEING NAMED THE TWENTY-NINTH RECIPIENT OF THE DURANT DISTINGUISHED PUBLIC SERVICE AWARD BY THE SOUTH CAROLINA BAR FOUNDATION BOARD OF DIRECTORS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4531 -- Reps. Crawford, Lowe, Weeks, Shoopman, Mulvaney, Leach, Gullick, Bannister, Bedingfield, Allen, Brantley, Cobb-Hunter, Dantzler, Hagood, Ott, Phillips, Pinson, D.C. Smith, J.R. Smith, Stavrinakis, Stewart, Taylor, Umphlett and Toole: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 10-1-155 SO AS TO REQUIRE THAT THE UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS' FLAG BE FLOWN ATOP THE DOME OF THE STATE HOUSE ON NOVEMBER TENTH, THE ANNIVERSARY OF THE DATE THE MARINE CORPS WAS FOUNDED.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 4532 -- Reps. Taylor, Duncan, M.A. Pitts, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, 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, 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, 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 PHILANTHROPIST PAUL W. MCALISTER, OF LAURENS COUNTY, THE FORMER CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF CLEMSON UNIVERSITY, AND TO EXTEND THE DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO HIS FAMILY, HIS MANY FRIENDS, AND HIS COMMUNITY.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4533 -- Reps. Coleman, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, 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 RECOGNIZING AND HONORING ASSISTANT SERGEANT-AT-ARMS JIMMY WALTERS FOR HIS MANY YEARS OF LOYAL AND DEDICATED SERVICE TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4534 -- Reps. M.A. Pitts, Owens, Simrill, Davenport, Hosey, Leach, McLeod, Moss, Phillips, Thompson and Loftis: AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 50-3-410, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PROCEDURES FOR MAKING ARRESTS FOR NATURAL RESOURCES VIOLATIONS AND OTHER SPECIFIED OFFENSES, SO AS TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THESE PROCEDURES, THE USE OF SUMMONS, AND THE RECEIPT OF MONETARY BONDS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Point of Order
Ratified

H. 4535 -- Reps. Talley and Kelly: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE DORMAN HIGH SCHOOL BOYS 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 2007 CLASS AAAA STATE GOLF CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4536 -- Reps. Chalk, Herbkersman and Erickson: A HOUSE RESOLUTION EXTENDING THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE HILTON HEAD PREPARATORY 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 2007 SOUTH CAROLINA INDEPENDENT SCHOOL ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION REGION II CLASS AA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4537 -- Reps. Chalk, Herbkersman and Erickson: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND CONGRATULATE THE HILTON HEAD PREPARATORY SCHOOL FOOTBALL TEAM FOR ITS OUTSTANDING SEASON AND VICTORY IN THE 2007 SOUTH CAROLINA INDEPENDENT SCHOOL ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION REGION II CLASS AA CHAMPIONSHIP GAME, AND TO COMMEND THE PLAYERS, COACHES, AND STAFF.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4538 -- Reps. Funderburk, McLeod, Stavrinakis and Whipper: A BILL TO ENACT THE "GOVERNMENT ACCOUNTABILITY ACT OF 2008", INCLUDING PROVISIONS TO AMEND SECTION 8-27-10(4), RELATING TO THE DEFINITION OF REPORT FOR THE PURPOSES OF THE EMPLOYMENT PROTECTION FOR REPORTS OF VIOLATIONS OF STATE OR FEDERAL LAW OR REGULATION BY PROVIDING THAT A REPORT MAY BE A WRITTEN OR ORAL ALLEGATION OR TESTIMONY TO A LEGISLATIVE COMMITTEE; BY ADDING CHAPTER 2 TO TITLE 2, RELATING TO LEGISLATIVE OVERSIGHT OF EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENTS, TO PROVIDE THAT THE STANDING COMMITTEES OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY HAVE A DUTY TO REVIEW AND STUDY THE OPERATIONS OF THE STATE AGENCIES WITHIN THE COMMITTEE'S JURISDICTION, TO ESTABLISH COMMITTEE OVERSIGHT JURISDICTION, TO PROVIDE FOR THE PROCESS BY WHICH A COMMITTEE MAY INITIATE AN OVERSIGHT STUDY OR INVESTIGATION, TO PROVIDE FOR THE MANNER IN WHICH AN INVESTIGATING COMMITTEE MAY ACQUIRE EVIDENCE OR INFORMATION RELATED TO THE STUDY OR INVESTIGATION, TO PROVIDE FOR PROGRAM EVALUATION REPORTS, THE MANNER IN WHICH THEY ARE REQUESTED, AND THE CONTENTS OF THE REPORTS, TO PROVIDE THAT ALL TESTIMONY GIVEN TO AN INVESTIGATING COMMITTEE MUST BE GIVEN UNDER OATH, TO PROVIDE THAT WITNESSES TESTIFYING IN FRONT OF AN INVESTIGATING COMMITTEE MAY BE REPRESENTED BY COUNSEL, AND TO PROVIDE THAT WITNESSES ARE GIVEN THE BENEFIT OF ANY PRIVILEGE WHICH HE COULD HAVE CLAIMED IN COURT AS A PARTY TO A CIVIL ACTION; TO AMEND TITLE 11 OF CHAPTER 11 BY ADDING SECTION 11-11-85 TO REQUIRE THE GOVERNOR'S ANNUAL STATE BUDGET RECOMMENDATION AND THE REPORTS OF THE HOUSE COMMITTEE ON WAYS AND MEANS AND THE SENATE FINANCE COMMITTEE ON THE ANNUAL GENERAL APPROPRIATIONS ACT TO BE IN A PROGRAMMATIC FORMAT BY PROVIDING A NARRATIVE DESCRIPTION OF EACH SEPARATE PROGRAM ADMINISTERED BY A STATE AGENCY AND PROVIDING THE ELEMENTS THAT MUST BE INCLUDED IN THE NARRATIVE, TO REQUIRE THE BUDGET RECOMMENDATION FOR AN AGENCY TO INCLUDE AN OVERALL BUDGET RECOMMENDATION BY BUDGET CATEGORY AND A SIMILAR RECOMMENDATION FOR EACH SEPARATE PROGRAM ADMINISTERED BY THE AGENCY AND THE SPECIFIC SOURCE OF FUNDS APPROPRIATED FOR THE AGENCY; TO REPEAL CHAPTER 3 OF TITLE 11 RELATING TO THE COMPTROLLER GENERAL, TO TRANSFER TO THE STATE AUDITOR THE COMPTROLLER GENERAL'S POWERS AND DUTIES, TO AMEND SECTION 1-11-10, RELATING TO THE COMPOSITION OF THE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD, TO PROVIDE THAT THE ATTORNEY GENERAL SHALL REPLACE THE COMPTROLLER GENERAL ON THE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD; TO AMEND SECTIONS 11-5-130 AND 11-5-180, RELATING TO THE COMPTROLLER GENERAL, TO CONFORM THEM TO THE PROVISIONS PERTAINING TO THE TRANSFER OF DUTIES TO THE STATE AUDITOR FROM THE COMPTROLLER GENERAL; TO REPEAL CHAPTER 5 OF TITLE 1 RELATING TO THE SECRETARY OF STATE, TO AMEND SECTION 1-30-25, RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE, BY TRANSFERRING CERTAIN POWERS, DUTIES, AND FUNCTIONS TO THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE FROM THE SECRETARY OF STATE, TO AMEND CHAPTER 7 OF TITLE 1, RELATING TO THE ATTORNEY GENERAL, BY ADDING ARTICLE 9 TO TRANSFER CERTAIN POWERS, DUTIES, AND FUNCTIONS TO THE ATTORNEY GENERAL FROM THE SECRETARY OF STATE; TO AMEND CHAPTER 1 OF TITLE 5, RELATING TO INCORPORATION OF MUNICIPAL CORPORATIONS, CHAPTER 1 OF TITLE 26, RELATING TO NOTARIES PUBLIC, CHAPTER 56 OF TITLE 33, RELATING TO SOLICITATION OF CHARITABLE FUNDS, ARTICLE 11, CHAPTER 15 OF TITLE 39, RELATING TO TRADEMARKS AND SERVICE MARKS, ARTICLE 3, CHAPTER 12 OF TITLE 58, RELATING TO STATE-ISSUED FRANCHISE AUTHORITY FOR CABLE SERVICE PROVIDERS, SECTIONS 39-57-60, 39-57-55, 5-3-90, 5-3-280, 26-6-190, 15-9-245, 6-11-1620, 6-11-1630, 6-11-1640, 39-15-420, 39-15-430, 39-15-440, 39-15-450, AND 39-15-490, ALL RELATING TO VARIOUS POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE SECRETARY OF STATE TO CONFORM THEM TO THE PROVISIONS TRANSFERRING THOSE POWERS, DUTIES, AND FUNCTIONS TO THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AND THE ATTORNEY GENERAL, RESPECTIVELY; TO AMEND SECTION 46-3-30, RELATING TO THE QUALIFICATIONS FOR THE COMMISSIONER OF AGRICULTURE, TO PROVIDE THAT THE GOVERNOR APPOINTS THE COMMISSIONER WITH THE ADVICE AND CONSENT OF THE SENATE AND THAT THE COMMISSIONER MAY BE REMOVED FROM OFFICE BY THE GOVERNOR AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 1-3-240(C), TO REPEAL SECTION 46-3-40 RELATING TO THE ELECTION AND TERM OF THE COMMISSIONER OF AGRICULTURE, TO AMEND SECTION 1-3-240(C)(1), RELATING TO THE REMOVAL OF OFFICERS BY THE GOVERNOR, TO PROVIDE THAT THE GOVERNOR MAY REMOVE THE COMMISSIONER OF AGRICULTURE FROM OFFICE FOR MALFEASANCE, MISFEASANCE, INCOMPETENCY, ABSENTEEISM, CONFLICTS OF INTEREST, MISCONDUCT, PERSISTENT NEGLECT OF DUTY IN OFFICE, OR INCAPACITY; TO AMEND SECTION 1-3-240(C)(1), RELATING TO THE REMOVAL OF OFFICERS BY THE GOVERNOR, TO PROVIDE THAT THE STATE INSPECTOR GENERAL MAY BE REMOVED FROM OFFICE FOR MALFEASANCE, MISFEASANCE, INCOMPETENCY, ABSENTEEISM, CONFLICTS OF INTEREST, MISCONDUCT, PERSISTENT NEGLECT OF DUTY IN OFFICE, OR INCAPACITY, TO AMEND TITLE 1, RELATING TO GENERAL PROVISIONS FOR THE ADMINISTRATION OF THE GOVERNMENT, BY ADDING CHAPTER 6 TO CREATE THE OFFICE OF THE STATE INSPECTOR GENERAL, TO PROVIDE THAT THE STATE INSPECTOR GENERAL IS APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR WITH THE ADVICE AND CONSENT OF THE SENATE, TO AUTHORIZE THE STATE INSPECTOR GENERAL TO ADDRESS FRAUD, WASTE, ABUSE, AND WRONGDOING WITHIN THE SOUTH CAROLINA EXECUTIVE GOVERNMENT AGENCIES, AND TO PROVIDE THE POWERS, DUTIES, AND FUNCTIONS OF THE OFFICE; TO AMEND SECTION 1-30-10, RELATING TO THE AGENCIES OF THE EXECUTIVE BRANCH OF STATE GOVERNMENT, BY ADDING THE DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATION; BY ADDING SECTION 1-30-125 TO ESTABLISH THE DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATION AS AN AGENCY OF THE EXECUTIVE BRANCH OF STATE GOVERNMENT TO BE HEADED BY A DIRECTOR APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR UPON THE ADVICE AND CONSENT OF THE SENATE, AND TO TRANSFER TO THIS NEWLY CREATED DEPARTMENT CERTAIN OFFICES AND DIVISIONS OF THE STATE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD, OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR, AND OTHER AGENCIES, AND TO PROVIDE FOR TRANSITIONAL AND OTHER PROVISIONS NECESSARY TO ACCOMPLISH THE ABOVE; BY ADDING ARTICLE 6 TO CHAPTER 3 OF TITLE 1 SO AS TO ESTABLISH THE DIVISION OF THE STATE CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER 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 SENATE, 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, CHAPTER 9 OF TITLE 3; 10-1-10, 10-1-30, AS AMENDED, 10-1-40, 10-1-130, 10-1-190, CHAPTER 9 OF TITLE 10, 10-11-50, AS AMENDED, 10-11-90, 10-11-110, 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, 48-46-40, AS AMENDED, 48-46-50, 48-46-60, 48-46-90, 48-52-410, 48-52-440, AS AMENDED, 48-52-460, 48-52-680, 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
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Amended
Request for Debate
Point of Order

H. 4539 -- Reps. Govan, Scott, Sellers, Kennedy, Whipper, Jefferson, Brantley, Rutherford, Allen, Alexander, Anthony, Anderson, Breeland, Chalk, Hutson, Clyburn, Delleney, Gullick, Hart, Hodges, Howard, Jennings, Kelly, Knight, Lucas, Mack, McLeod, Miller, Mitchell, Moss, Ott, F.N. Smith and W.D. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 59-127-20, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF SOUTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY, SO AS TO REVISE THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE BOARD AND THEIR MANNER OF SELECTION TO BE EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2008.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor removed
Co-Sponsor removed
Co-Sponsor removed
Co-Sponsor removed

H. 4540 -- Rep. Walker: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-385, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE REINSTATEMENT OF A PERMANENTLY REVOKED DRIVER'S LICENSE, SO AS TO REVISE THE LOCATION OF THE CIRCUIT COURT IN WHICH A PERSON MAY PETITION THE COURT TO HAVE HIS DRIVER'S LICENSE REINSTATED, TO REQUIRE THE PERSON TO SERVE A COPY OF THE PETITION UPON THE DIRECTOR OF THE DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES WHO MAY RESPOND TO THE PETITION AND DEMAND A HEARING ON THE MERITS OF THE PETITION, TO PROVIDE THAT THE COURT MAY NOT ORDER THE REINSTATEMENT OF THE PERSON'S DRIVER'S LICENSE IF HE HAS CHARGES PENDING AGAINST HIM, OR HAS NOT COMPLETED SUCCESSFULLY SINCE HIS MOST RECENT ALCOHOL OR DRUG OFFENSE, AN ALCOHOL OR DRUG ASSESSMENT AND TREATMENT PROGRAM.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4541 -- Reps. Kirsh, Chalk, Anderson, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, Jefferson, Jennings, Kelly, Kennedy, 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 COMMEND AND CONGRATULATE SERGEANT RICHARD "TODD" CAMPBELL OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES UPON THE OCCASION OF HIS BEING SELECTED AS THE 2007 LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER OF THE YEAR BY THE SOUTHEASTERN ASSOCIATION OF FISH AND WILDLIFE AGENCIES.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate with Concurrence

H. 4542 -- Reps. Hagood, Scarborough, Erickson, Herbkersman, Hardwick, Edge, Harrell and Miller: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 48-39-120, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE DEVELOPMENT OF A BEACH EROSION CONTROL POLICY, SO AS TO DEFINE "FULL AND COMPLETE ACCESS".
Introduced and Committed

H. 4543 -- Reps. Scarborough, Hagood, Erickson, Herbkersman, Hardwick, R. Brown, Chalk, Edge, Harrell, Limehouse and Miller: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 6-4-5, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS FOR PURPOSES OF THE STATE ACCOMMODATIONS TAX, SO AS TO ADD A DEFINITION FOR "DAY VISITOR"; AND TO AMEND SECTION 6-4-10, RELATING TO THE DISTRIBUTION AND USE OF STATE ACCOMMODATIONS TAX REVENUES, SO AS TO AUTHORIZE THE USE OF ACCOMMODATIONS TAX REVENUES TO ATTRACT AND PROVIDE FOR DAY VISITORS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4544 -- Rep. F.N. Smith: A HOUSE RESOLUTION THE MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES URGE EACH PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE TO JOIN THE AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION AND THE SOUTH CAROLINA MEDICAL ASSOCIATION IN OUTLINING THEIR SPECIFIC PLANS FOR ADDRESSING THE LACK OF AFFORDABLE HEALTH CARE INSURANCE IN OUR COUNTRY AND URGE ALL SOUTH CAROLINIANS TO VOTE IN THE PRESIDENTIAL PRIMARIES ON JANUARY NINETEENTH AND TWENTY-SIXTH TO HELP KEEP THIS CRUCIAL HEALTH CARE ISSUE IN THE FOREFRONT WHEN SELECTING A PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4545 -- Rep. F.N. Smith: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION THE MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA GENERAL ASSEMBLY URGE EACH PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE TO JOIN THE AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION AND THE SOUTH CAROLINA MEDICAL ASSOCIATION IN OUTLINING THEIR SPECIFIC PLANS FOR ADDRESSING THE LACK OF AFFORDABLE HEALTH CARE INSURANCE IN OUR COUNTRY AND URGE ALL SOUTH CAROLINIANS TO VOTE IN THE PRESIDENTIAL PRIMARIES ON JANUARY NINETEENTH AND TWENTY-SIXTH TO HELP KEEP THIS CRUCIAL HEALTH CARE ISSUE IN THE FOREFRONT WHEN SELECTING A PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4546 -- Rules Committee: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO AMEND THE RULES OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, BY ADDING RULE 5.3F SO AS TO DEFINE CERTAIN TERMS INCLUDING "EARMARK PROJECT OR PROGRAM", TO PROVIDE FOR PROCEDURES FOR CONSIDERATION OF EARMARK PROJECTS OR PROGRAMS WHILE CONSIDERING THE REVENUE AND APPROPRIATION LEGISLATION; AND TO AMEND RULE 5.12, RELATING TO TIME LIMITS AFTER WHICH LEGISLATION RECEIVED FROM THE SENATE MUST BE RECEIVED IN ORDER TO BE CONSIDERED, SO AS TO CLARIFY THAT THE LEGISLATION MUST BE RECEIVED BY MAY FIRST INSTEAD OF PRIOR TO THAT DATE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4547 -- Rep. Vick: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 50-9-530, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO MIGRATORY WATERFOWL STAMPS, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE COST OF REQUIRED MIGRATORY WATERFOWL PERMITS, THE MANNER IN WHICH THEY ARE SOLD, AND FOR PRODUCTION AND SALE OF COMMEMORATIVE 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 WHO ARE AT LEAST SIXTY-FOUR 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, RELATING TO THE MIGRATORY WATERFOWL COMMITTEE, SO AS TO FURTHER DEFINE THE RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES OF THE MIGRATORY WATERFOWL COMMITTEE AND TO DELETE PER DIEM AUTHORIZATIONS; AND BY ADDING SECTION 50-11-22 SO AS TO MAKE IT UNLAWFUL TO HARM, DISTURB, OR TAKE ACTIVELY NESTING WATERFOWL OR TO DISTURB OR DAMAGE A WATERFOWL NEST BOX, AND PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATION.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Ratified

H. 4548 -- Reps. Umphlett, Cobb-Hunter, G.M. Smith, Lowe, Hutson, Jefferson, Toole, Vick, J.H. Neal, Huggins, Haley, Witherspoon, Anderson, Dantzler, Duncan, Knight, Ott, E.H. Pitts, Spires, Williams and Funderburk: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 50-13-5 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR DEFINITIONS FOR PURPOSES OF CHAPTER 13 OF TITLE 50, RELATING TO THE PROTECTION OF FISH; BY ADDING SECTION 50-13-221 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR CATCH LIMITS, LENGTH LIMITS, AND OTHER REGULATIONS PERTAINING TO STRIPED BASS TAKEN IN THE LOWER SANTEE RIVER AND COOPER RIVER SYSTEMS DURING SPECIFIED PERIODS; TO AMEND SECTION 50-9-1120, RELATING TO THE POINT SYSTEM FOR HUNTING AND FISHING VIOLATIONS, SO AS TO ADD ADDITIONAL POINTS FOR OTHER FISHING VIOLATIONS; TO AMEND SECTION 50-13-285, RELATING TO PENALTIES FOR EXCEEDING CERTAIN LIMITS, SO AS TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THE MANNER IN WHICH THESE PENALTIES APPLY; TO AMEND SECTION 50-13-236, RELATING TO CREEL AND SIZE LIMITS ON STRIPED BASS AND BLACK BASS TAKEN FROM LAKE MURRAY OR PORTIONS OF THE SALUDA RIVER, SO AS TO PERMIT NOT MORE THAN TWO STRIPED BASS TO BE TAKEN AND RETAINED FROM LAKE MURRAY WHICH ARE LESS THAN THE LEGAL SIZE LIMIT DURING A SPECIFIED PERIOD; TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES SHALL REVIEW THE HIGH MORTALITY RATES OF FINGERLINGS AND MAKE A REPORT TO THE CHAIRMEN OF THE SENATE FISH, GAME AND FORESTRY COMMITTEE AND THE HOUSE AGRICULTURE, NATURAL RESOURCES AND ENVIRONMENTAL AFFAIRS COMMITTEE ON ITS RECOMMENDATIONS AND ACTIONS TO IMPROVE THESE RATES WITHIN EIGHTEEN MONTHS AFTER THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS ACT; AND TO REPEAL SECTIONS 50-13-220, 50-13-230, AND 50-13-235 RELATING TO STRIPED BASS CATCH AND TAKING REQUIREMENTS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Senate Amendments Amended
Debate Adjourned
Returned by Senate with Amendment
Message from Senate
Ratified

H. 4549 -- Reps. Harrell, W.D. Smith, Cooper, Cato, Harrison, Walker, Witherspoon, White, Young, Merrill, Bingham, Littlejohn, G.R. Smith, Bedingfield, Taylor, Shoopman, Haley, Hardwick, J.R. Smith, Lowe, Viers, Hutson, Erickson, Ballentine, Frye, Pinson, D.C. Smith, Huggins, Toole, Bowen, Brady, Mahaffey, Bannister, Clemmons, Delleney, Duncan, Gambrell, Herbkersman, Mulvaney, E.H. Pitts, Sandifer, Spires, Thompson, Umphlett, Whitmire, Limehouse, Owens, Gullick, Knight, Loftis, Hodges, Skelton and Hagood: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 12-36-2647 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE SALES, USE, AND CASUAL EXCISE TAX REVENUES IN A FISCAL YEAR FROM THE SALE, USE, OR TITLING OF A VEHICLE REQUIRED TO BE REGISTERED AND LICENSED BY THE SOUTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES MUST BE CREDITED TO THE STATE HIGHWAY FUND, TO PHASE IN THIS DISTRIBUTION, TO PROVIDE FOR THE USE OF THESE REVENUES, AND TO "HOLD HARMLESS" THE EDUCATION IMPROVEMENT ACT (EIA) FUND FOR REVENUES NOT CREDITED TO IT PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF SECTION 12-36-2647 AS ADDED BY THIS ACT.
Introduced and Committed
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Proposed Amendment
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Request for Debate

H. 4550 -- Reps. Harrell, W.D. Smith, Cooper, Cato, Harrison, Walker, Witherspoon, White, Young, Littlejohn, G.R. Smith, Toole, Huggins, Bedingfield, Lowe, Viers, Herbkersman, Duncan, Skelton, Haley, Hardwick, Frye, Erickson, Bingham, Bowen, Brady, Taylor, Mahaffey, J.R. Smith, Hutson, Pinson, Bannister, Clemmons, Delleney, Gambrell, Merrill, Mulvaney, E.H. Pitts, Rice, Sandifer, Shoopman, D.C. Smith, Spires, Umphlett, Whitmire, Cotty, Loftis, Vick, Owens, Knight, Talley and Leach: A BILL TO DESIGNATE SECTION 5 OF ACT 115 OF 2007 AS SECTION 12-6-515, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE REDUCTION IN THE SOUTH CAROLINA INDIVIDUAL INCOME TAX LIABILITY OF INDIVIDUALS BY SUBJECTING THE BOTTOM OF THE 2.5 PERCENT STATE INDIVIDUAL INCOME RATE TO A TAX RATE OF ZERO, SO AS TO PROVIDE FURTHER RATE REDUCTIONS FOR MARRIED TAXPAYERS BY REDUCING THE THREE PERCENT RATE TO TWO PERCENT OVER THREE YEARS AND TO DEFINE "MARRIED TAXPAYER" CONSISTENTLY WITH THE DEFINITION FOR MARRIAGE PROVIDED IN THE CONSTITUTION OF THIS STATE.
Introduced and Committed
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Co-Sponsor added
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2nd Reading
3rd Reading
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Proposed Amendment
Debate Adjourned
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Objection
Request for Debate

H. 4551 -- Rep. Rice: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 39-1-25 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT BEGINNING JULY 1, 2008, PHARMACEUTICAL COMPANIES MAY NOT ON BROADCAST OR PRINT MEDIA BASED IN THIS STATE ADVERTISE OR CAUSE TO BE ADVERTISED PRESCRIPTION MEDICINES OR OTHER CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES WHICH MAY BE SOLD ONLY BY PRESCRIPTION AND TO PROVIDE CIVIL PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4552 -- Reps. Harrison, M.A. Pitts, Kirsh, Jennings and McLeod: A BILL TO AMEND ARTICLE 13, CHAPTER 13, TITLE 58, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO SPECIAL OFFICERS AND CONSTABLES, SO AS TO AUTHORIZE UTILITY POLICE OFFICERS, DEFINE TERMS RELATED TO INCLUDING UTILITY POLICE OFFICERS IN THE ARTICLE, AND TO PROVIDE A PROCEDURE FOR THE APPOINTMENT OF UTILITY POLICE OFFICERS.
Introduced and Committed
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Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended

H. 4553 -- Rep. Bales: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-1170, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE STATE INDIVIDUAL INCOME TAX DEDUCTION FOR RETIREMENT INCOME AND THE DEDUCTION ALLOWED ALL INDIVIDUALS WHO HAVE ATTAINED THE AGE OF SIXTY-FIVE YEARS, SO AS TO INCREASE THE MAXIMUM RETIREMENT INCOME DEDUCTION ALLOWED FROM THREE THOUSAND TO THIRTY THOUSAND DOLLARS AND TO INCREASE THE DEDUCTION ALLOWED FOR OTHER TYPES OF INCOME FOR INDIVIDUALS WHO HAVE ATTAINED THE AGE OF SIXTY-FIVE YEARS FROM FIFTEEN THOUSAND DOLLARS TO THIRTY THOUSAND DOLLARS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4554 -- Reps. Cobb-Hunter and Bedingfield: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 6-1-315, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE LIMITATION ON THE IMPOSITION OR INCREASE OF A BUSINESS LICENSE TAX, SO AS TO LIMIT THE IMPOSITION OF A LICENSE, OCCUPATION, OR PROFESSIONAL TAX OR FEE UPON REAL ESTATE LICENSEES, WITH CERTAIN EXCEPTIONS, TO PROVIDE THAT THE TAX OR FEE SHALL PERMIT THE BROKER-IN-CHARGE AND THE BROKER'S AFFILIATED ASSOCIATE BROKERS, SALESPERSONS, AND PROPERTY MANAGERS TO ENGAGE IN ALL OF THE BROKERAGE ACTIVITY DESCRIBED IN CHAPTER 57 OF TITLE 40 WITHOUT FURTHER LICENSING OR TAXING OTHER THAN STATE LICENSES, TO PROHIBIT THE REQUIREMENT OF A LICENSE, OCCUPATION, OR PROFESSIONAL TAX OR FEE ON CERTAIN REAL ESTATE PROFESSIONALS FOR GROSS RECEIPTS UPON WHICH A TAX OR FEE HAS ALREADY BEEN PAID, TO PROVIDE THAT BROKERED TRANSACTIONS OR REAL PROPERTY IN COUNTIES OR MUNICIPALITIES OTHER THAN THOSE IN WHICH THE BROKER-IN-CHARGE MAINTAINS A PRINCIPAL OR BRANCH OFFICE CREATES A NEXUS FOR THE IMPOSITION OF A LICENSE, OCCUPATION, OR PROFESSIONAL TAX OR FEE ONLY WITH RESPECT TO GROSS RECEIPTS DERIVED FROM TRANSACTIONS OF PROPERTY LOCATED IN THAT COUNTY OR MUNICIPALITY, TO PROHIBIT THE GOVERNING BODY OF A COUNTY OR MUNICIPALITY FROM IMPOSING A LICENSE, OCCUPATION, OR PROFESSIONAL TAX OR FEE ON THE GROSS PROCEEDS OF AN AUCTIONEER LICENSED UNDER THE PROVISIONS OF CHAPTER 6, TITLE 40 FOR THE FIRST THREE AUCTIONS CONDUCTED BY THE AUCTIONEER IN THE COUNTY OR MUNICIPALITY, UNLESS THE AUCTIONEER MAINTAINS A PRINCIPAL OR BRANCH OFFICE IN THE COUNTY OR MUNICIPALITY; TO AMEND SECTION 5-7-30, RELATING TO THE POWERS CONFERRED UPON MUNICIPALITIES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IF THE PERSON OR BUSINESS TAXED PAYS A BUSINESS LICENSE TO A COUNTY OR TO ANOTHER MUNICIPALITY WHERE THE INCOME IS EARNED, THE GROSS INCOME FOR THE PURPOSE OF COMPUTING THE TAX MUST BE REDUCED BY THE AMOUNT OF GROSS INCOME TAXED IN THE OTHER COUNTY OR MUNICIPALITY; TO AMEND SECTION 40-57-180, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING AND REGULATION AND THE REAL ESTATE COMMISSION, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT ALL CERTIFIED COMMERCIAL INVESTMENT MEMBER (CCIM) DESIGNATION COURSES APPROVED BY THE CCIM INSTITUTE AND ALL GRADUATE REALTOR INSTITUTE (GRI) DESIGNATION COURSES APPROVED BY THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS MUST BE APPROVED FOR POST-LICENSING AND CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDIT UPON APPLICATION ACCOMPANIED BY APPLICABLE FEES, TO PROVIDE THAT INSTRUCTORS HOLDING CCIM DESIGNATIONS ARE APPROVED FOR INSTRUCTION IN ALL COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE COURSES UPON APPLICATION ACCOMPANIED BY THE APPLICABLE FEES, AND TO REQUIRE THE COMMISSION TO ALLOW FOR ELECTRONIC DELIVERY INCLUDING, BUT NO LIMITED TO, THE INTERNET, VIDEOCONFERENCE, OR OTHER INTERACTIVE ELECTRONIC MEANS, OF ALL COURSES APPROVED FOR CONTINUING EDUCATION.
Introduced and Committed
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Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
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Amended
Senate Amendments Amended
Senate Amendments Amended
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Point of Order
Message to Senate
Message from Senate
Message from Senate
Ratified
Veto Message
Veto Overridden

H. 4555 -- Reps. Mahaffey, Talley and Kelly: A HOUSE RESOLUTION EXTENDING THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE JAMES F. BYRNES 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 SUCCESSFUL SEASON AND FOR GARNERING THE 2007 DIVISION I CLASS AAAA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4556 -- Reps. Talley and Kelly: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE DORMAN HIGH SCHOOL BOYS TRACK 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 CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4557 -- Rep. Mahaffey: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND CONGRATULATE THE JAMES F. BYRNES HIGH SCHOOL VARSITY FOOTBALL TEAM FOR ITS REMARKABLE UNDEFEATED SEASON AND STELLAR SUCCESS IN CAPTURING THE 2007 CLASS AAAA DIVISION I STATE CHAMPIONSHIP FOOTBALL TITLE, AND TO HONOR THE ACCOMPLISHMENTS OF THE PLAYERS, COACHES, AND STAFF.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4558 -- 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, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, 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 PASTOR NATHANIEL HARPER, SR., FOR TWENTY-SIX YEARS OF FRUITFUL SERVICE TO ZION PILGRIM BAPTIST CHURCH, IN WINNSBORO, AND TO WISH HIM MANY MORE YEARS OF BLESSING IN THE SERVICE OF HIS LORD.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4559 -- Reps. Whitmire, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, 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, Williams, Witherspoon and Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND HEARTIEST CONGRATULATIONS TO REPRESENTATIVE ROBERT E. "BOB" WALKER OF LANDRUM UPON HIS INDUCTION INTO THE SOUTH CAROLINA AVIATION HALL OF FAME AS "AVIATOR OF THE YEAR" IN RECOGNITION OF HIS ACCOMPLISHMENTS IN AND SUPPORT FOR THE FIELD OF AVIATION.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4560 -- Rep. Walker: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 56-1-2025 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES MAY ISSUE EMERGENCY WAIVERS OF THE REGISTRATION AND LICENSING REQUIREMENTS OF MOTOR CARRIERS THAT PROVIDE HUMANITARIAN RELIEF DURING THE TIME OF AN EMERGENCY.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Debate Adjourned
Ratified

H. 4561 -- Reps. Hagood and Scarborough: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, SO AS TO ENACT THE "BEACHFRONT FINANCE ACT" BY ADDING SECTION 6-1-580 TO PROVIDE THAT A COUNTY OR MUNICIPALITY MAY ISSUE BONDS TO FINANCE THE COST OF CONTROLLING AND REPAIRING WATERFRONT EROSION, BY AMENDING SECTION 6-4-15, RELATING TO THE USE OF REVENUE FROM THE STATE ACCOMMODATIONS TAX, TO PROVIDE THAT A MUNICIPALITY OR COUNTY MAY ISSUE BONDS TO FINANCE THE COST OF CONTROLLING AND REPAIRING WATERFRONT EROSION; BY AMENDING SECTION 6-4-20, RELATING TO ADMINISTRATION OF THE STATE ACCOMMODATIONS TAX, TO PROVIDE THAT THE STATE TREASURER MAY NOT WITHHOLD ACCOMMODATION TAX FUNDS FROM A LOCAL GOVERNMENT THAT COLLECTS FOUR HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS OR MORE IF THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT HAS WITHIN ITS BOUNDARIES A BEACH THAT IS RANKED AMONG THE MOST AT-RISK BEACHES IN THE STATE BY THE OFFICE OF OCEAN AND COASTAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT, AND TO PROVIDE THAT A LOCAL GOVERNMENT WITH ONE OF THE MOST AT-RISK BEACHES WITHIN ITS BOUNDARIES MAY ISSUE A BEACH RENOURISHMENT BOND OR MAY USE THE FUNDS RETAINED FOR THE PURPOSE OF CONTROLLING OR REPAIRING WATERFRONT EROSION; AND BY AMENDING SECTION 48-40-70, TO REQUIRE THE OFFICE OF OCEAN AND COASTAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT TO RANK THE MOST AT-RISK BEACHES IN THE STATE IN ITS ANNUAL STATE OF THE BEACHES REPORT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4562 -- Reps. Stavrinakis, Hagood, Whipper, Merrill, Breeland, R. Brown, Dantzler, Harrell, Limehouse, Mack, Scarborough and Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR THE CHARLESTON COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT SCHOOL BOARD AND DISTRICT SUPERINTENDENT DR. NANCY MCGINLEY FOR THEIR DEDICATED SERVICE TO THE CITIZENS OF CHARLESTON COUNTY.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate with Concurrence

H. 4563 -- Reps. Limehouse, Scarborough, Crawford, Hagood, Harrell and Young: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 59-40-170, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO ANNUAL LISTING OF BUILDINGS SUITABLE FOR CHARTER SCHOOL USE, SO AS TO PROHIBIT SCHOOL DISTRICTS FROM CHARGING RENT TO CHARTER SCHOOLS FOR BUILDINGS OWNED BY THE SCHOOL DISTRICT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4564 -- Reps. J.M. Neal and Sandifer: 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 THE SALE OF HARDWARE AND MATERIALS CLASSIFIED AS TANGIBLE PERSONAL PROPERTY INCLUDING CASKETS, VAULTS, URNS, AND MARKERS, TOGETHER WITH ALL ATTENDANT PARTS, COMPONENTS, AND ATTACHMENTS, USED IN THE BURIAL OR CREMATION OF HUMAN BEINGS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4565 -- Reps. Harrell, Scarborough, Merrill, Hagood and Limehouse: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO DIRECT THE SOUTH CAROLINA EMPLOYMENT SECURITY COMMISSION TO NAME THE CHARLESTON COUNTY EMPLOYMENT SECURITY OFFICE BUILDING ON LOCKWOOD BOULEVARD THE "J. GRAHAM ALTMAN BUILDING" AND TO PROVIDE APPROPRIATE SIGNAGE FOR THE BUILDING.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading

H. 4566 -- Rep. Cooper: A JOINT RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE OFFICE OF GENERAL COUNSEL OF THE STATE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD TO NEGOTIATE AND SATISFY THE FEE AWARD ENTERED BY THE SOUTH CAROLINA SUPREME COURT IN LAYMAN, ET AL VS. THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA AND TO PROVIDE THE SOURCES OF FUNDS AND AUTHORIZE THEIR EXPENDITURE FOR THAT PURPOSE.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Senate Amendments Amended
Senate Amendments Amended
Other proceedings
Point of Order
Returned by Senate with Amendment

H. 4567 -- Rep. Scarborough: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, SO AS TO ENACT THE "CHILDCARE SAFETY ENHANCEMENT ACT OF 2008" BY AMENDING SECTION 20-7-2720, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE REQUIREMENT THAT CERTAIN FACILITIES PROVIDING CHILDCARE MUST BE LICENSED BY THE DEPARTMENT, SO AS TO FURTHER SPECIFY THAT PERSONS PROVIDING CHILDCARE FOR SEVEN TO TWELVE CHILDREN MUST BE LICENSED AS A GROUP CHILDCARE HOME; BY AMENDING SECTION 20-7-2770, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE REQUIREMENT THAT CHILDCARE CENTERS AND GROUP CHILDCARE HOMES MAINTAIN A REGISTRY OF CHILDREN ENROLLED IN THEIR FACILITIES, SO AS TO REQUIRE FAMILY CHILDCARE HOMES TO MAINTAIN SUCH A REGISTRY; BY AMENDING SECTION 20-7-2840, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE DEFINITION OF FAMILY CHILDCARE HOMES, SO AS TO FURTHER CLARIFY THAT PERSONS PROVIDING CHILDCARE FOR SIX OR FEWER CHILDREN MUST REGISTER WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES; BY AMENDING SECTION 20-7-2870, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO VISITS TO AND INSPECTIONS OF FAMILY CHILDCARE HOMES, SO AS TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT TO CONDUCT AT LEAST ONE INSPECTION OF SUCH HOMES EVERY THREE YEARS; BY AMENDING SECTION 2O-7-2980, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OBTAINING THE ADVICE AND CONSENT OF THE STATE ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON THE PROMULGATION OF REGULATIONS FOR CHILDCARE FACILITIES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT SHALL ONLY OBTAIN THE ADVICE OF THE COMMITTEE ON THE PROMULGATION OF REGULATIONS; BY AMENDING SECTION 20-7-3040, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE STATE ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON THE REGULATION OF CHILDCARE FACILITIES AND THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE COMMITTEE, SO AS TO INCREASE THE NUMBER OF PARENT MEMBERS ON THIS COMMITTEE BY ONE AND TO DECREASE THE NUMBER OF OWNERS AND OPERATORS OF CHILDCARE FACILITIES ON THIS COMMITTEE BY ONE; BY AMENDING SECTION 20-7-3050, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE DUTIES OF THE STATE ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON THE REGULATION OF CHILDCARE FACILITIES, SO AS TO DELETE THE PROVISION THAT NO REGULATION MAY BE PROMULGATED IF DISAPPROVED BY THE COMMITTEE; BY AMENDING SECTION 20-7-3090, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO CRIMINAL PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS OF CHILDCARE REQUIREMENTS, SO AS TO ESTABLISH MISDEMEANOR AND FELONY CRIMES FOR CERTAIN CHILDCARE VIOLATIONS; BY ADDING SECTION 20-7-3035, SO AS TO SPECIFY THE TYPE OF VIOLATIONS SUBJECT TO FINES AND THE MAXIMUM FINE AMOUNT FOR EACH TYPE VIOLATION AND TO PROVIDE PROCEDURES FOR NOTIFICATION OF VIOLATIONS, FOR IMPOSITION OF FINES, FOR CORRECTION OF VIOLATIONS, FOR PAYMENT OF FINES, AND FOR APPEALING FINES; AND BY REPEALING SECTION 20-7-3055, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE WAIVER OF CERTAIN PROVISIONS CONCERNING THE PROMULGATION OF REGULATIONS FOR CHILDCARE FACILITIES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4568 -- Reps. Rice, Harrell and Herbkersman: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 2-15-130 SO AS TO REQUIRE THE LEGISLATIVE AUDIT COUNCIL TO SUBMIT AN ESTIMATE OF THE COST OF AN AUDIT AT LEAST THIRTY DAYS BEFORE THE START OF THE AUDIT TO THE PARTY REQUESTING THE AUDIT.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Point of Order

H. 4569 -- Reps. Phillips, Moss and Littlejohn: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR CAPTAIN ALAN BROOKS ALLISON, OF THE GAFFNEY CITY POLICE DEPARTMENT, FOR HIS MANY YEARS OF DEDICATED SERVICE TO THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA AND TO HIS COUNTRY.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate with Concurrence

H. 4570 -- Rep. Talley: A HOUSE RESOLUTION EXTENDING THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE DORMAN HIGH SCHOOL COMPETITIVE CHEER TEAM, COACH, 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 2007 CLASS AAAA SOUTH CAROLINA HIGH SCHOOL LEAGUE'S COMPETITIVE CHEER CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4571 -- Reps. Talley and Kelly: A HOUSE RESOLUTION EXTENDING THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE DORMAN HIGH SCHOOL VARSITY SWIM TEAMS, THEIR 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 TAKING TWO FIRST-PLACE POSITIONS AT THE 2007 CLASS AAAA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP MEET.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4572 -- Rep. Talley: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND THE DORMAN HIGH SCHOOL CHEERLEADERS ON THEIR IMPRESSIVE WIN OF THE 2007 CLASS AAAA SOUTH CAROLINA HIGH SCHOOL LEAGUE'S COMPETITIVE CHEER CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE, AND TO HONOR THE TEAM AND COACH KAMI APPLETON MIRANDA ON AN EXCEPTIONAL SEASON.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4573 -- Reps. Talley and Kelly: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND CONGRATULATE THE RELAY TEAM AND INDIVIDUAL SWIMMER OF THE DORMAN HIGH SCHOOL SWIM TEAM FOR CAPTURING TWO 2007 CLASS AAAA FIRST-PLACE POSITIONS AT THE STATE CHAMPIONSHIP COMPETITION IN THE BOYS 200-METER FREESTYLE RELAY AND THE GIRLS 50-METER FREESTYLE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4574 -- Reps. Gambrell, Bowen, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, 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 THE LIFE OF SARA SHARPE, ONE OF ANDERSON'S CHERISHED CITIZENS, UPON THE OCCASION OF HER NINETIETH BIRTHDAY, AND TO WISH HER MANY MORE YEARS OF PROSPERITY AND HAPPINESS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4575 -- Rep. Vick: A HOUSE RESOLUTION EXTENDING THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE CHERAW 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 FOR TWO SUCCESSFUL SEASONS AND FOR GARNERING THE 2007 CLASS AA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP FOOTBALL TITLE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4576 -- Rep. Vick: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND CONGRATULATE THE CHERAW HIGH SCHOOL VARSITY FOOTBALL TEAM FOR TWO REMARKABLE SEASONS AND FOR CAPTURING THE 2007 CLASS AA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP FOOTBALL TITLE, AND TO HONOR THE ACCOMPLISHMENTS OF THE PLAYERS, COACHES, AND STAFF.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4577 -- Reps. Huggins, McLeod, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Hutson, 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 EXTEND TO NAPOLEON BROWN CULP A WARM WELCOME TO THE PALMETTO STATE, HIS ADOPTED HOME, UPON THE OCCASION OF HIS VISIT TO CHAPIN HIGH SCHOOL IN CELEBRATION OF BLACK HISTORY MONTH AND TO WISH HIM WELL DURING HIS VISIT AND PERFORMANCE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4578 -- Reps. Harrison, Hagood, Talley, W.D. Smith and G.R. Smith: A JOINT RESOLUTION PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO ARTICLE VIII OF THE CONSTITUTION OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1895, BY ADDING SECTION 19 SO AS TO AUTHORIZE THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY, BY SPECIAL OR LOCAL LAW, TO ABOLISH A SPECIAL OR PUBLIC SERVICE DISTRICT AND TRANSFER ITS ASSETS AND LIABILITIES TO AN ASSUMING SERVICE PROVIDER.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Debate Adjourned
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Debate Adjourned
Request for Debate
Point of Order

H. 4579 -- Rep. G.M. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-2360, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE OPERATION OF A MOTOR VEHICLE THAT IS APPROACHED BY AN AUTHORIZED EMERGENCY VEHICLE MAKING USE OF AUDIBLE AND VISUAL SIGNALS, SO AS TO PROVIDE INSTRUCTIONS ON HOW A DRIVER OF A MOTOR VEHICLE THAT IS APPROACHING CERTAIN PARKED AUTHORIZED EMERGENCY VEHICLES SHALL PROCEED, AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS OF THIS SECTION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4580 -- Reps. G.M. Smith, G. Brown, Lowe, J.H. Neal and Weeks: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE SUMTER'S WILLIAM A. KING, M.D., MEDICAL DIRECTOR OF THE SANTEE-WATEREE COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH CENTER, 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. 4581 -- 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, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, 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 SOUTH CAROLINA'S RECYCLERS FOR THEIR VITAL ROLE IN OUR STATE'S ECONOMY, PRESERVING OUR ENVIRONMENT, AND PROMOTING ENERGY EFFICIENCY.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4582 -- Rep. Bowers: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR P. EDWIN DELOACH, OF HAMPTON COUNTY, FOR REACHING THE MOMENTOUS MILESTONE OF FIFTY YEARS OF TIRELESS SERVICE ON THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF PALMETTO ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate with Concurrence

H. 4583 -- Reps. Bales, Ballentine, Brady, Cotty, Harrison, Hart, Howard, J.H. Neal, Rutherford, Scott and J.E. Smith: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION ERECT SIGNS THAT CONTAIN THE WORDS "LYKESLAND COMMUNITY" ALONG UNITED STATES HIGHWAY 76/378 ONE-FOURTH OF A MILE FROM ITS INTERSECTION WITH OLD HOPKINS ROAD AND TROTTER ROAD IN RICHLAND COUNTY.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Adopted
Returned by Senate with Concurrence

H. 4584 -- Reps. Stavrinakis, Hutson, Breeland, Limehouse, Mack, Merrill, Scarborough, Young, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kelly, Kennedy, Kirsh, Knight, Leach, Littlejohn, Loftis, Lowe, Lucas, 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, 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, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Umphlett, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Williams and Witherspoon: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION NAME THE PORTION OF UNITED STATES HIGHWAY 17 IN CHARLESTON COUNTY FROM ITS INTERSECTION WITH SOUTH CAROLINA HIGHWAY 7 TO ITS INTERSECTION WITH SOUTH CAROLINA HIGHWAY 171 THE "CHARLESTON NINE MEMORIAL HIGHWAY", AND ERECT APPROPRIATE MARKERS OR SIGNS ALONG THIS PORTION OF HIGHWAY THAT CONTAIN THE WORDS "CHARLESTON NINE MEMORIAL HIGHWAY" AS A LASTING TRIBUTE TO THE NINE CITY OF CHARLESTON FIREFIGHTERS WHO TRAGICALLY PERISHED IN THE WEST ASHLEY FIRE ON MONDAY, JUNE 18, 2007.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Adopted
Returned by Senate with Concurrence

H. 4585 -- Rep. G.M. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 61-6-4160, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE PROHIBITION ON SUNDAY SALES OF ALCOHOLIC LIQUORS AND STATEWIDE 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
Recommitted
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
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Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Request for Debate
Point of Order

H. 4586 -- Reps. G.M. Smith, Stavrinakis and Cotty: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-101-210 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT BOTH STATE-SUPPORTED AND PRIVATE ENTITIES THAT PROVIDE STUDENT LOANS TO BORROWERS ENROLLED IN HIGHER EDUCATION INSTITUTIONS IN THIS STATE SHALL ALLOW BORROWERS TO PREPAY THEIR LOANS WITHOUT PENALTY AND WITHOUT HAVING TO PAY UNACCRUED INTEREST.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added

H. 4587 -- Rep. G.M. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 59-67-490, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PROPOSED SCHOOL BUS ROUTES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICT BOARD OF TRUSTEES AND THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION MUST CONSIDER THE PROXIMITY OF RESIDENCES INHABITED BY CONVICTED SEX OFFENDERS WHILE DECIDING ON PROPOSED SCHOOL BUS ROUTES, AND TO PROVIDE THAT NO BUS STOP BE PLACED WITHIN 500 YARDS OF THE RESIDENCE OF A SEX OFFENDER.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4588 -- Rep. G.M. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-24-70, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE REQUIREMENT THAT A DEED BE FILED WITH AN AFFIDAVIT STATING THE VALUE OF THE REALTY CONVEYED, SO AS TO DELETE A PROVISION THAT THE VALUE OF THE REALTY CONVEYED IS NOT REQUIRED IN AN AFFIDAVIT ACCOMPANYING A DEED EXEMPT FROM THE RECORDING FEE REQUIREMENT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4589 -- Reps. Young, Crawford, Hutson and Knight: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 16-3-29 SO AS TO CREATE THE OFFENSE OF ATTEMPTED MURDER; TO AMEND SECTION 16-1-60, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO VIOLENT OFFENSES, SO AS TO INCLUDE CERTAIN ASSAULT AND ASSAULT AND BATTERY OFFENSES; TO AMEND SECTION 16-3-620, RELATING TO THE OFFENSE OF ASSAULT AND BATTERY WITH INTENT TO KILL, SO AS TO CREATE GRADUATED ASSAULT AND ASSAULT AND BATTERY OFFENSES AND TO REPEAL COMMON LAW ASSAULT AND ASSAULT AND BATTERY OFFENSES; AND TO AMEND SECTION 17-25-45, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO LIFE SENTENCES FOR CERTAIN OFFENSES, SO AS TO ADD CERTAIN ASSAULT AND ASSAULT AND BATTERY OFFENSES TO THE OFFENSES CONSIDERED "MOST SERIOUS" AND "SERIOUS".
Introduced and Committed

H. 4590 -- Reps. Clemmons and Leach: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-140, AS AMENDED, AND SECTION 56-1-3370, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF A DRIVER'S LICENSE AND THE SIZE, SHAPE, DESIGN, AND CONTENTS OF A SPECIAL IDENTIFICATION CARD, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A DRIVER'S LICENSE AND A SPECIAL IDENTIFICATION CARD MUST HAVE IMPRINTED ON THEIR REVERSE SIDES CERTAIN REFERENCES TO THE NATIONAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE HOTLINE AND THE NATIONAL SEXUAL ASSAULT HOTLINE.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 4591 -- Rep. Clemmons: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 16-17-445, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO UNSOLICITED CONSUMER TELEPHONE CALLS, TO PROVIDE THAT A CONSUMER TELEPHONE CALL INCLUDES CALLS OF A POLITICAL NATURE; AND TO AMEND SECTION 16-17-446, RELATING TO PROHIBITED AUTOMATICALLY DIALED ANNOUNCING DEVICE CALLS, TO INCLUDE CALLS MADE WITH THE ASSISTANCE OF A LIVE OPERATOR UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4592 -- Reps. Littlejohn, Cobb-Hunter, Leach, Mahaffey, M.A. Pitts, Scarborough, Umphlett, Cotty and Neilson: 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 WHO HOLDS A BEGINNER'S PERMIT, CONDITIONAL DRIVER'S LICENSE, OR A SPECIAL RESTRICTED DRIVER'S LICENSE 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
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor removed
Proposed Amendment
Proposed Amendment
Recommitted
Debate Adjourned
Request for Debate

H. 4593 -- Reps. Littlejohn, Frye, Brantley, Govan, Brady, Anderson, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Erickson, Hodges, Hosey, Jefferson, Leach, J.H. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, M.A. Pitts, Rice, Scarborough, Spires, Weeks, Williams and Herbkersman: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-3477, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE APPRENTICE STATE INCOME TAX CREDIT, SO AS TO ALLOW AN EMPLOYER A CREDIT AGAINST STATE INCOME TAX EQUAL TO FIVE HUNDRED DOLLARS IN EACH TAXABLE YEAR FOR EMPLOYING AN APPRENTICE IN A HIGH SCHOOL VOCATIONAL PROGRAM, TO ALLOW UNUSED CREDIT TO CARRY FORWARD TO TWO SUCCEEDING TAXABLE YEARS, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE ADMINISTRATION OF THIS CREDIT.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 4594 -- Reps. Sandifer, Cato, Huggins, McLeod, Toole, Walker, R. Brown, Whipper, Bales, Vick and Cotty: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 40-59-35 SO AS TO PROHIBIT A PERSON FROM ENGAGING IN THE BUSINESS OF RESIDENTIAL HEATING AND AIR CONDITIONING CONTRACTING UNLESS LICENSED AS A RESIDENTIAL SPECIALTY CONTRACTOR AND TO PROVIDE EXCEPTIONS; TO PROHIBIT PROVIDING A POTENTIAL BUYER A PROPOSAL FOR SALE OR INSTALLATION OF RESIDENTIAL HEATING AND AIR CONDITIONING, OTHER THAN A WRITTEN ESTIMATE, BEFORE THE SPECIFICATIONS FOR THE SYSTEM HAVE BEEN REVIEWED AND APPROVED BY A LICENSED EMPLOYEE OF THE RETAIL SELLER, OR THE RETAIL SELLER; TO FURTHER SPECIFY CONTRACT REQUIREMENTS FOR THE SALE AND INSTALLATION OF A HEATING AND AIR CONDITIONING SYSTEM; AND TO AUTHORIZE THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING AND REGULATION TO PROMULGATE REGULATIONS ESTABLISHING A CIVIL PENALTY FOR VIOLATIONS.
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
Recommitted
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Request for Debate
Point of Order

H. 4595 -- Reps. Crawford, Moss and Cotty: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 44-43-20, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO AGE RESTRICTIONS ON BLOOD DONORS, SO AS TO ALLOW A PERSON SIXTEEN YEARS OLD TO DONATE BLOOD WITH THE CONSENT OF HIS PARENTS OR GUARDIAN.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added

H. 4596 -- Reps. Cato, Leach, Bingham, Davenport, Chalk, Jefferson, G. Brown, Hardwick, Hayes, G.R. Smith, McLeod, Sandifer, Anderson, Brady, Battle, Miller, Haskins, Vick and Toole: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 39-5-43 SO AS TO MAKE IT AN UNFAIR TRADE PRACTICE FOR A PERSON WITH AN INTEREST IN A REAL ESTATE TRANSACTION INVOLVING AN APPRAISAL TO COMMIT ANY ACT THAT IMPAIRS THE INDEPENDENT JUDGMENT OF THE APPRAISER IN CARRYING OUT THE APPRAISAL ASSIGNMENT, TO PROVIDE DEFINITIONS, TO PROVIDE FOR A CIVIL CAUSE OF ACTION INCLUDING THE AWARD OF COURT COSTS AND ATTORNEY'S FEES, AND TO PROVIDE FOR REVOCATION OF PROFESSIONAL LICENSES OF OFFENDERS.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
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Co-Sponsor removed

H. 4597 -- Reps. Jefferson, Brantley, Crawford, Allen, Breeland, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Dantzler, Gullick, Hagood, Harvin, Hodges, Hosey, Littlejohn, Mack, Mitchell, J.H. Neal, Scott, Sellers, D.C. Smith, Vick, Williams and Witherspoon: A HOUSE RESOLUTION EXPRESSING THE AWARENESS AND CONCERN OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES FOR THE CITIZENS OF THIS STATE WHOSE LIVELIHOODS AND QUALITY OF LIFE HAVE SUFFERED DRASTICALLY AS A RESULT OF THE DROUGHT-INDUCED LOW LAKE LEVELS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4598 -- Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, RELATING TO GASOLINE, LUBRICATING OILS AND OTHER PETROLEUM PRODUCTS, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 3123, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Ratified

H. 4599 -- Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL, RELATING TO WATER CLASSIFICATION AND STANDARDS, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 3161, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Ratified

H. 4600 -- Rep. Hayes: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION NAME EXIT 190 ALONG INTERSTATE HIGHWAY 95 IN DILLON COUNTY THE "BEN BERNANKE INTERCHANGE" AND ERECT APPROPRIATE MARKERS OR SIGNS AT THE EXIT THAT CONTAIN THE WORDS "BEN BERNANKE INTERCHANGE".
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Adopted
Returned by Senate with Concurrence

H. 4601 -- Reps. W.D. Smith, Cobb-Hunter, Talley, Hagood, Scott, Viers, Mitchell, Clemmons and Whipper: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 16-3-1180, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO VICTIMS' COMPENSATION AWARDS, SO AS TO ALLOW THE DIRECTOR OF THE STATE OFFICE OF VICTIM ASSISTANCE TO AUTHORIZE ADDITIONAL MENTAL HEALTH COUNSELING FOR VICTIMS; TO AMEND SECTION 16-3-1230, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO CRIME VICTIMS' COMPENSATION CLAIMS, SO AS TO ALLOW CLAIM SUBMISSION VIA FACSIMILE OR OTHER ELECTRONIC MEANS; TO AMEND ARTICLE 14, CHAPTER 3 OF TITLE 16, RELATING TO THE VICTIM/WITNESS ASSISTANCE PROGRAM, SO AS TO RESTRUCTURE THE PROGRAM TO EMPOWER THE STATE OFFICE OF VICTIM ASSISTANCE TO PROVIDE CERTAIN SERVICES CURRENTLY PROVIDED BY THE VICTIM COMPENSATION FUND, TO RESTRUCTURE THE VICTIMS' SERVICES TO BE PROVIDED, AND TO CREATE THE VICTIM SERVICES COORDINATING COUNCIL AND PROVIDE FOR ITS MEMBERSHIP; TO AMEND SECTION 16-3-1620, RELATING TO THE CRIME VICTIMS' OMBUDSMAN OF THE OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR, SO AS TO CREATE THE OFFICE OF VICTIM SERVICES EDUCATION AND CERTIFICATION WITHIN THE OFFICE OF THE CRIME VICTIMS' OMBUDSMAN AND ESTABLISH CERTIFICATION AND CONTINUING EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS FOR VICTIM SERVICE PROVIDERS; AND BY ADDING SECTION 16-3-1680 SO AS TO AUTHORIZE THE CRIME VICTIMS' OMBUDSMAN TO PROMULGATE NECESSARY REGULATIONS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Amended
Amended
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Point of Order
Returned by Senate with Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 4602 -- Rep. G. Brown: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND CONGRATULATE ZAN AND MARY ADELE TOMLINSON ON BEING NAMED STATE WINNERS OF THE 2007 SOUTH CAROLINA FARM BUREAU YOUNG FARMER AND RANCHER ACHIEVEMENT AWARD.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4603 -- Rep. Walker: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND THE LANDRUM HIGH SCHOOL VARSITY VOLLEYBALL TEAM FOR CAPTURING THE 2007 CLASS A STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE, AND TO CONGRATULATE THE COACHES AND PLAYERS FOR AN OUTSTANDING SEASON AND CHAMPIONSHIP VICTORY.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4604 -- Rep. Walker: A HOUSE RESOLUTION EXTENDING THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE LANDRUM HIGH SCHOOL VARSITY 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 FOR TWO SUCCESSFUL SEASONS AND FOR GARNERING THE 2007 CLASS A STATE CHAMPIONSHIP VOLLEYBALL TITLE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4605 -- Rep. Vick: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND TODD RAYMOND SHIFFLET FOR HIS YEARS OF DEDICATION AND TIRELESS EFFORTS TO ENHANCE THE HEALTH OF THE CITIZENS OF CHESTERFIELD COUNTY.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4606 -- Reps. Witherspoon, Hardwick, Crawford, Lowe, Kennedy, Littlejohn, Mahaffey, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, Jefferson, Jennings, Kelly, Kirsh, Knight, Leach, Limehouse, Loftis, Lucas, Mack, 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 NATIONAL FFA ORGANIZATION MEMBERS, THEIR ADVISORS, SCHOOL ADMINISTRATORS, PARENTS, AND ALL WHO SUPPORT, PROMOTE, AND ENCOURAGE THESE OUTSTANDING STUDENTS OF AGRICULTURAL EDUCATION ON THE OCCASION OF THE OBSERVANCE OF NATIONAL FFA WEEK, FEBRUARY 18-22, 2008.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate with Concurrence

H. 4607 -- Rep. Harrison: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE DAVID AND MARTHA SENNEMA, OF COLUMBIA, 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. 4608 -- Reps. Bales, Ballentine, Brady, Cotty, Harrison, Hart, Howard, J.H. Neal, Rutherford, Scott, J.E. Smith, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Huggins, Hutson, 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 DESIGNATE FEBRUARY 6, 2008, AS INTERNATIONAL PAPER DAY TO HONOR INTERNATIONAL PAPER AND ITS TWO THOUSAND TWO HUNDRED EMPLOYEES AND ELEVEN FACILITIES IN THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA FOR THEIR PROTECTION OF FORESTLANDS THROUGH CONSERVATION LAND DONATIONS, SALES, AND EASEMENTS, AND FOR THEIR EXCEPTIONAL COMMITMENT TO IMPROVING THE ENVIRONMENT FOR ALL SOUTH CAROLINA.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate with Concurrence

H. 4609 -- Reps. Merrill and Harrison: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 4-9-32 SO AS TO REFORM CERTAIN EMINENT DOMAIN PROCEDURES AND TO PROVIDE FOR PROCEDURES REQUIRED OF A COUNTY BEFORE IT MAY EXERCISE EMINENT DOMAIN; BY ADDING SECTIONS 28-2-65 AND 28-2-67 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE OWNER OF CONDEMNED PROPERTY HAS THE RIGHT OF FIRST REFUSAL TO REDEEM HIS PROPERTY IF THE CONDEMNING ENTITY DOES NOT USE THE PROPERTY FOR THE INTENDED PUBLIC USE OR IT CONTEMPLATES A SALE TO ANOTHER PARTY; BY ADDING SECTION 28-3-25 SO AS TO REQUIRE WRITTEN APPROVAL BEFORE PUBLIC BODIES MAY EXERCISE EMINENT DOMAIN; AND TO AMEND SECTIONS 28-3-20 AND 28-3-30, BOTH RELATING TO STATE AUTHORITIES WITH EMINENT DOMAIN POWER, SO AS TO SPECIFY THE SOUTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4610 -- Reps. Bingham and Cotty: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 3, TITLE 56, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO MOTOR VEHICLE REGISTRATION AND LICENSING, BY ADDING ARTICLE 77 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES MAY ISSUE "STATE MUSEUM" SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE DISTRIBUTION OF FEES COLLECTED FOR THE LICENSE PLATES.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 4611 -- Reps. Sandifer and Whitmire: A BILL TO AMEND SECTIONS 4-10-330 AND 4-37-30, BOTH AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO REFERENDUM AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS FOR PURPOSES OF THE CAPITAL PROJECT SALES TAX ACT AND USE OF THE OPTIONAL FINANCING METHODS FOR TRANSPORTATION INFRASTRUCTURE, SO AS TO PROHIBIT HOLDING A SUBSEQUENT REFERENDUM ON THE QUESTION OF IMPOSING A LOCAL SALES TAX FOR THESE PURPOSES SOONER THAN THE SECOND GENERAL ELECTION AFTER A REFERENDUM IN WHICH A MAJORITY "NO" VOTE WAS CERTIFIED.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4612 -- Reps. W.D. Smith, Brantley and Weeks: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING CHAPTER 12 TO TITLE 37 SO AS TO ENACT THE "DEBT COLLECTION LICENSING ACT" WHICH ESTABLISHES THE LICENSURE AND REGULATION OF DEBT COLLECTORS BY THE DEPARTMENT OF CONSUMER AFFAIRS BY, AMONG OTHER THINGS, PROVIDING LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, INCLUDING FEES, SURETY BONDS, AND RECORD KEEPING REQUIREMENTS, GROUNDS FOR DENIAL, REVOCATION, OR SUSPENSION OF A LICENSE, LICENSE RENEWAL PROCEDURES AND REQUIREMENTS, INCLUDING CONTINUING EDUCATION, DEBT COLLECTION PROCEDURES, AND CIVIL AND CRIMINAL PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4613 -- Reps. W.D. Smith, Brantley and Weeks: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING CHAPTER 14 TO TITLE 37 SO AS TO ENACT THE "PERSONAL PROPERTY RECOVERY ACT" WHICH ESTABLISHES THE LICENSURE AND REGULATION OF RECOVERY AGENCIES AND RECOVERY AGENTS BY THE DEPARTMENT OF CONSUMER AFFAIRS BY, AMONG OTHER THINGS, PROVIDING LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, INCLUDING FEES, SURETY BONDS, AND RECORD KEEPING REQUIREMENTS, GROUNDS FOR DENIAL, REVOCATION, OR SUSPENSION OF A LICENSE, LICENSE RENEWAL PROCEDURES AND REQUIREMENTS, INCLUDING CONTINUING EDUCATION, PERSONAL PROPERTY RECOVERY PROCEDURES, AND CIVIL AND CRIMINAL PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4614 -- Rep. Bales: A JOINT RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE STATE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD TO SELL THE PORTION OF THE STATE FARMER'S MARKET PROPERTY IN RICHLAND COUNTY USED FOR LARGE WHOLESALE OPERATIONS TO THE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA AND USE THE SALE PROCEEDS TO IMPROVE RETAIL AND SMALL WHOLESALE FACILITIES ON THE REMAINING PROPERTY OF THAT MARKET AND, WHERE APPROPRIATE, FOR THE ACQUISITION OF ADJOINING PROPERTY TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL SPACE FOR RETAIL AND SMALL WHOLESALE FACILITIES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4615 -- Reps. Mulvaney, Shoopman, Bedingfield, E.H. Pitts, Ballentine, Harrell and Cotty: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 59-63-20, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO AGE OF ATTENDANCE IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS, SO AS TO ALLOW CHILDREN WHO HAVE SUBSTANTIALLY COMPLETED AN OUT-OF-STATE OR PRIVATE KINDERGARTEN PROGRAM OR FIRST GRADE WITH A DIFFERENT AGE REQUIREMENT TO ATTEND KINDERGARTEN OR FIRST GRADE IN SOUTH CAROLINA.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 4616 -- Reps. Hart, Scott, Vick, Knight, J.H. Neal, Rutherford, Alexander, Anthony, Bales, Bowers, Branham, G. Brown, Clyburn, Funderburk, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Jefferson, Jennings, Littlejohn, McLeod, Miller, Mitchell, Sellers, F.N. Smith, Spires, Weeks, Williams and Witherspoon: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO PROVIDE FOR A SIX-MONTH MORATORIUM ON THE FORECLOSURE OF CERTAIN MORTGAGES SECURED BY RESIDENTIAL REAL ESTATE LOCATED IN SOUTH CAROLINA.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4617 -- Reps. Young, Brady, Cobb-Hunter, Erickson, Funderburk, Haley, Haskins, Knight, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, Neilson, Parks and Harvin: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 1-15-10, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE COMMISSION ON WOMEN, SO AS TO INCREASE THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE COMMISSION FROM SEVEN TO FIFTEEN INCLUDING ONE MEMBER APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR FROM EACH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT AND NINE MEMBERS APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR FROM THE STATE AT LARGE AND TO DELETE OBSOLETE LANGUAGE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4618 -- Rep. G. Brown: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE PROFOUND SORROW OF THE MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES UPON THE DEATH OF WORLD WAR II PILOT AND COMMUNITY LEADER, RAYMOND BUTTERS, OF LEE COUNTY, AND TO EXTEND THE DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO HIS FAMILY, HIS MANY FRIENDS, AND HIS COMMUNITY.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4619 -- Reps. Erickson, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, 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, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, 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 CORPORAL ADAM R. HOLMQUIST, UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS, ON THE AWARDING OF THE BRONZE STAR MEDAL FOR HIS HEROIC ACTION IN COMBAT DURING OPERATION IRAQI FREEDOM, AND TO EXPRESS APPRECIATION TO HIM ON BEHALF OF OUR GRATEFUL STATE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4620 -- Reps. Harrell, Harrison, Cato, Hagood, Howard, W.D. Smith, Walker, White, Stavrinakis, Bedingfield, G.R. Smith, Hart and Viers: A JOINT RESOLUTION PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO SECTION 7, ARTICLE VI, CONSTITUTION OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1895, RELATING TO THE CONSTITUTIONAL OFFICERS OF THIS STATE, SO AS TO DELETE THE ADJUTANT GENERAL, COMMISSIONER OF AGRICULTURE, SECRETARY OF STATE, AND SUPERINTENDENT OF EDUCATION FROM THE LIST OF STATE OFFICERS WHICH THE CONSTITUTION REQUIRES TO BE ELECTED AND PROVIDE THAT UPON THE EXPIRATION OF THE TERMS OF THESE OFFICERS SERVING IN OFFICE ON THE DATE OF THE RATIFICATION OF THIS PROVISION, THEY MUST BE APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR, UPON THE ADVICE AND CONSENT OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY, TO SERVE AT HIS PLEASURE AND TO BE REMOVABLE BY HIM FOR ANY REASON; PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO SECTION 4, ARTICLE XIII, RELATING TO THE ADJUTANT GENERAL AND HIS STAFF OFFICERS, SO AS TO UPDATE REFERENCES TO HIS TITLE AND MILITARY RANK, AND TO PROVIDE THAT UPON THE EXPIRATION OF THE TERM OF THE ADJUTANT GENERAL SERVING IN OFFICE ON THE DATE OF THE RATIFICATION OF THIS PROVISION, HE MUST BE APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR IN THE MANNER REQUIRED BY SECTION 7, ARTICLE VI; AND PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO SECTION 1, ARTICLE XI, RELATING TO THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION, SO AS TO ABOLISH THE BOARD EFFECTIVE UPON THE STATE SUPERINTENDENT OF EDUCATION BEING APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR.
Introduced and Committed
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H. 4621 -- Reps. Hutson, Erickson, Knight, Loftis, Whipper, W.D. Smith, Barfield, Brady, Dantzler, Govan, Limehouse, Miller, M.A. Pitts, Sandifer, Witherspoon and Young: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-1350, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY'S TABULATION, ANALYSIS, AND PUBLICATION OF STATISTICAL INFORMATION REGARDING ACCIDENT REPORTS, SO AS TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT TO ANALYZE AND PUBLISH AN ANNUAL REPORT REGARDING EACH SITE WHERE THREE OR MORE TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS OCCURRED DURING A YEAR, TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO USE THIS INFORMATION TO DEVELOP A PROGRAM TO IMPROVE HIGHWAY SAFETY, TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION MUST FURNISH A STATUS REPORT OF ITS HIGHWAY SAFETY IMPROVEMENTS TO THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION AND TWO COMMITTEES OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4622 -- Reps. Hutson, Dantzler, Limehouse, Miller, Perry, Umphlett, Witherspoon and Knight: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-720, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO POINTS ASSESSED A PERSON'S DRIVING RECORD FOR VIOLATING CERTAIN PROVISIONS THAT REGULATE THE OPERATION OF A MOTOR VEHICLE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT FOUR POINTS MUST BE ASSESSED AGAINST THE DRIVING RECORD OF A PERSON FOR THE IMPROPER OPERATION OF A VEHICLE WHEN APPROACHING A STATIONARY EMERGENCY VEHICLE; AND TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-1538, RELATING TO THE MANAGEMENT OF AN EMERGENCY SCENE AND PENALTIES FOR A VIOLATION OF THIS PROVISION, SO AS TO REUSE THE DEFINITION OF AN EMERGENCY SCENE, TO PROVIDE THAT ALL PERSONS DRIVING IN OR THROUGH AN EMERGENCY SCENE MUST EXERCISE DUE REGARD FOR THE SAFETY OF ALL PERSONS WHEN HE DRIVES TO OR FROM AN EMERGENCY SCENE, TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON WHO COMMITS A MOVING VIOLATION IN AN EMERGENCY IS SUBJECT TO A FINE THAT IS DOUBLE THE FINE OTHERWISE PRESCRIBED FOR THAT MOVING VIOLATION, AND TO PROVIDE THAT CERTAIN CONDUCT BY A DRIVER CONSTITUTES A FACTOR IN AGGRAVATION.
Introduced and Committed
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Continued

H. 4623 -- Reps. Hutson, Crawford, Erickson, Loftis, W.D. Smith, Barfield, Clemmons, Dantzler, Davenport, Govan, Jennings, Limehouse, Miller, Perry, M.A. Pitts, J.R. Smith, Umphlett, Witherspoon, Young, Stavrinakis and Knight: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 2-15-140 SO AS TO ESTABLISH A JOINT ZERO-BASE BUDGET AND AGENCY EVALUATION COMMITTEE TO SELECT STATE AGENCIES AND DEPARTMENTS FOR A ZERO-BASE BUDGET REVIEW AND EVALUATION, AND TO CREATE A DIVISION WITHIN THE LEGISLATIVE AUDIT COUNCIL TO CONDUCT EVALUATIONS OF PROGRAMS OF STATE AGENCIES AND DEPARTMENTS SELECTED BY THE JOINT COMMITTEE TO DETERMINE IF THESE PROGRAMS HAVE OUTLIVED THEIR USEFULNESS OR SHOULD BE CHANGED TO ADDRESS THE PRIORITIES AND NEEDS OF THE CITIZENS THEY AFFECT, PROVIDE FOR A PROCEDURE FOR THE INITIATION OF A REVIEW, AND PROVIDE FOR ITS FINDINGS AFTER A REVIEW HAS BEEN COMPLETED, AND TO REQUIRE THE GOVERNOR IN THE PREPARATION OF THE ANNUAL RECOMMENDED STATE BUDGET TO APPLY ZERO-BASE BUDGETING PRINCIPLES AND TO REQUIRE THE HOUSE WAYS AND MEANS COMMITTEE AND THE SENATE FINANCE COMMITTEE IN THE CONSIDERATION OF THE ANNUAL GENERAL APPROPRIATIONS BILL AND BILLS OR JOINT RESOLUTIONS MAKING SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATIONS TO APPLY ZERO-BASE BUDGETING PRINCIPLES.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added

H. 4624 -- Reps. Clemmons, Hardwick, Viers, Barfield, Witherspoon, Edge, Harrell and Vick: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND ROBERT RABON, HORRY COUNTY REPUBLICAN PARTY CHAIRMAN AND COASTAL CAROLINA UNIVERSITY TRUSTEE, FOR HIS INSTRUMENTAL INVOLVEMENT IN BRINGING THE 2008 REPUBLICAN PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE TO MYRTLE BEACH.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4625 -- Rep. Clemmons: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO HONOR THE MEMORY OF JASON D. FLATT FOR WHOM THE JASON FOUNDATION IS NAMED, AND TO DESIGNATE FEBRUARY 7, 2008, AWARENESS, EDUCATION, AND PREVENTION OF YOUTH SUICIDE DAY IN SOUTH CAROLINA.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4626 -- Rep. Sellers: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND CONGRATULATE THE UNITED STATES SENATOR FROM ILLINOIS, BARACK OBAMA, FOR HIS VICTORY IN THE SOUTH CAROLINA DEMOCRATIC PRIMARY HELD ON JANUARY 26, 2008.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate with Concurrence

H. 4627 -- Reps. Cotty, Edge, Herbkersman and Clemmons: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-33-245, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE FIVE PERCENT EXCISE TAX ON THE SALE OF ALCOHOLIC LIQUORS FOR ON-PREMISES CONSUMPTION AND THE DISTRIBUTION OF THE REVENUES OF THE TAX, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE MINIMUM DISTRIBUTION TO STATE AGENCIES, COUNTIES, AND LOCAL ENTITIES MUST BE BASED ON REVENUES RECEIVED IN FISCAL YEAR 2004-2005, RATHER THAN REVENUES ALLOCATED.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4628 -- Reps. M.A. Pitts, Bedingfield, J.R. Smith, Walker, D.C. Smith, Mahaffey, Bales, Herbkersman, Jefferson, Littlejohn, Shoopman, Witherspoon, Spires, Weeks, Umphlett, Vick and Bowers: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 38-71-35 SO AS TO PROHIBIT A PHARMACY BENEFITS MANAGER FROM DISCRIMINATING WHEN CONTRACTING WITH PHARMACIES ON THE BASIS OF CO-PAYMENTS OR DAYS OF SUPPLY, TO REQUIRE A CONTRACT TO APPLY THE SAME COINSURANCE, CO-PAYMENT, AND DEDUCTIBLE TO COVERED PRESCRIPTIONS FILLED BY ANY PHARMACY, AND TO DEFINE "PHARMACY BENEFITS MANAGER".
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added

H. 4629 -- Rep. Duncan: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 3, TITLE 56, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE REGISTRATION AND LICENSING OF MOTOR VEHICLES BY ADDING ARTICLES 101 AND 102 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE ISSUANCE OF SILVER STAR AND BRONZE STAR SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4630 -- Reps. Scott and Hart: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO CREATE A NEW GANG PREVENTION STUDY COMMITTEE TO CONTINUE THE WORK OF THE INITIAL GANG PREVENTION STUDY COMMITTEE TO ASSESS AND COMBAT THE STATE'S ONGOING GANG PROBLEM BY BRINGING TOGETHER STATE AGENCIES TO COORDINATE GANG REDUCTION PLANS AND MAKE FURTHER RECOMMENDATIONS ADDRESSING GANG-RELATED ACTIVITY IN THE STATE.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added
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Ratified

H. 4631 -- Reps. Duncan and M.A. Pitts: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 23-31-510, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO LOCAL GOVERNMENTS BEING PROHIBITED FROM REGULATING THE TRANSFER, OWNERSHIP, POSSESSION, CARRYING, AND TRANSPORTATION OF FIREARMS, AND AMMUNITION, SO AS TO DELETE THESE PROVISIONS AND TO PROVIDE THAT A POLITICAL SUBDIVISION MAY NOT PROMULGATE A REGULATION OR ENACT AN ORDINANCE WHICH ATTEMPTS TO REGULATE THE ACTIONS OF CERTAIN LANDOWNERS OR THEIR DESIGNEES FROM DISCHARGING A FIREARM ON THEIR PROPERTY UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4632 -- Rep. Bannister: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND CONGRATULATE THE BOYS SWIM TEAM OF THE J.L. MANN HIGH SCHOOL PATRIOTS FOR CAPTURING THE 2007 CLASS AAA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE, AND TO COMMEND THE SWIMMERS AND COACHES FOR AN EXCEPTIONAL SEASON AND STATE VICTORY.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4633 -- Rep. Bannister: A HOUSE RESOLUTION EXTENDING THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE J.L. MANN HIGH SCHOOL BOYS SWIM TEAM, COACHES, AND SCHOOL OFFICIALS, AT A DATE AND TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF BEING RECOGNIZED AND COMMENDED FOR CAPTURING THE 2007 CLASS AAA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4634 -- Rep. Bannister: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND CONGRATULATE THE J.L. MANN HIGH SCHOOL BOYS CROSS-COUNTRY TEAM FOR WINNING THE 2007 CLASS AAA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE, AND TO HONOR THE RUNNERS AND COACHES FOR A SUCCESSFUL SEASON THAT ENDED WITH A STATE VICTORY.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4635 -- Rep. Bannister: A HOUSE RESOLUTION EXTENDING THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE J.L. MANN HIGH SCHOOL BOYS CROSS-COUNTRY TEAM, COACHES, AND SCHOOL OFFICIALS, AT A DATE AND TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF BEING RECOGNIZED AND COMMENDED FOR CAPTURING THE 2007 CLASS AAA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4636 -- Rep. Edge: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND CONGRATULATE JANA LEE SNAPP, OF SPARTANBURG, ON BEING CROWNED MISS SUN FUN 2008 AND WISH HER SUCCESS IN HER REIGN AND IN ALL HER FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4637 -- 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, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, 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 CELEBRATE THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE AND THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION WITH ITS BILL OF RIGHTS ENUMERATING OUR UNALIENABLE RIGHTS AND LIBERTIES AND TO PROCLAIM SUNDAY, MARCH 16, 2008, AS "LIBERTY DAY" IN SOUTH CAROLINA.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4638 -- Reps. Clemmons, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Chalk, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, 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 BRAD DEAN, PRESIDENT AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER OF THE MYRTLE BEACH AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE, FOR HIS SUCCESSES IN ATTRACTING BOTH THE REPUBLICAN AND DEMOCRATIC PRESIDENTIAL PRIMARY DEBATES TO THE GRAND STRAND OF THE PALMETTO STATE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4639 -- Reps. Clemmons, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Chalk, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, 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 AMIE LEE, EXECUTIVE PROJECT COORDINATOR FOR THE MYRTLE BEACH AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE, FOR HER INSTRUMENTAL INVOLVEMENT IN BRINGING THE 2008 REPUBLICAN AND DEMOCRATIC PRESIDENTIAL DEBATES TO MYRTLE BEACH.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4640 -- Reps. Clemmons, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Chalk, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, 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 THE SUCCESSFUL EFFORTS OF MAYOR JOHN RHODES IN BRINGING THE NATIONALLY TELEVISED PRESIDENTIAL DEBATES TO HIS TOWN BEFORE THE DEMOCRATIC AND REPUBLICAN PARTY PRIMARIES, AND TO CONGRATULATE HIM FOR BRINGING NATIONAL ATTENTION TO THE IMPORTANCE OF SOUTH CAROLINA'S PRIMARIES IN CHOOSING THE PRESIDENTIAL NOMINEES.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4641 -- Rep. Jennings: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION NAME THE MARLBORO COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION MAINTENANCE AND ENGINEERING OFFICE BUILDING LOCATED ON SOUTH CAROLINA HIGHWAY 38, IN THE CITY OF BENNETTSVILLE, THE "WADE R. CROW MAINTENANCE AND ENGINEERING OFFICE BUILDING", AND PLACE APPROPRIATE MARKERS OR SIGNS AT THIS BUILDING THAT CONTAIN THE WORDS "WADE R. CROW MAINTENANCE AND ENGINEERING OFFICE BUILDING".
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Adopted
Returned by Senate with Concurrence

H. 4642 -- Rep. Herbkersman: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-36-2120, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO EXEMPTIONS FROM THE STATE SALES TAX, SO AS TO EXEMPT THE GROSS PROCEEDS OF SALES OR SALES PRICE OF CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS USED IN CONSTRUCTION OF CERTAIN NEW OR EXPANDED HEADQUARTERS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4643 -- Rep. Gullick: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND THE HONORABLE CHARLES POWERS OF YORK COUNTY FOR HIS OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENTS AS MAYOR OF FORT MILL, HIS COMMITMENT TO THE CITIZENS OF FORT MILL, AND HIS SUPPORT OF THE BUSINESS COMMUNITY.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate with Concurrence

H. 4644 -- Reps. G. Brown, Lowe, J.H. Neal, G.M. Smith and Weeks: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE PROFOUND SORROW OF THE MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES UPON THE PASSING OF MR. WILLIAM C. PITTS, OF SUMTER COUNTY, AND TO EXTEND THE DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO HIS FAMILY AND MANY FRIENDS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4645 -- Reps. Perry, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, 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, 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 THE PHARMACEUTICAL RESEARCH AND MANUFACTURERS OF AMERICA ON THE TWENTIETH ANNIVERSARY OF ITS DISCOVERERS AWARD PROGRAM, WHICH EACH YEAR HONORS SCIENTISTS WHOSE TIRELESS RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT OF NEW PHARMACEUTICALS HAVE GREATLY BENEFITED PEOPLE ALL OVER THE WORLD.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4646 -- Reps. Perry, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, 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, 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 WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 2008, "CITIES MEAN BUSINESS DAY" AND TO CELEBRATE THE VALUABLE CONTRIBUTIONS SOUTH CAROLINA CITIES AND TOWNS MAKE TO OUR STATE'S ECONOMIC PROSPERITY THROUGH THEIR RELATIONSHIPS WITH LOCAL BUSINESSES.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate with Concurrence

H. 4647 -- Rep. Huggins: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO DECLARE TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 2008, 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. 4648 -- Reps. Sellers, Brantley, Knight, Govan, Agnew, Alexander, Anderson, Anthony, Breeland, Clyburn, Hart, Hayes, Hosey, Howard, Jennings, Mitchell, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, Ott, Rutherford, Scott, F.N. Smith, McLeod and Funderburk: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, TO ENACT THE "REDUCTION OF RACIAL AND ETHNIC HEALTH DISPARITIES ACT" BY ADDING CHAPTER 119 TO TITLE 44 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL, SUBJECT TO FUNDS BEING APPROPRIATED, SHALL DEVELOP A GRANT PROGRAM TO PROVIDE FUNDING TO COUNTIES FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF COMMUNITY AND NEIGHBORHOOD PROJECTS TO IMPROVE THE HEALTH OUTCOMES OF RACIAL AND ETHNIC POPULATIONS; TO PROVIDE FOR THE DUTIES OF THE DEPARTMENT IN CARRYING OUT ITS RESPONSIBILITIES UNDER THIS CHAPTER; TO ESTABLISH GRANT PROPOSAL CRITERIA; AND TO PROVIDE THAT FUNDING FOR THIS GRANT PROGRAM IS TO SUPPLEMENT, NOT SUPPLANT, EXISTING RACIAL AND ETHNIC HEALTH DISPARITIES PROGRAMS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended

H. 4649 -- Reps. Bannister, Hart, Kelly and Taylor: 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. 4650 -- Reps. Sellers and E.H. Pitts: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 59-10-340, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO SNACKS SOLD IN VENDING MACHINES IN SCHOOLS, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR FAT, CALORIE, AND SUGAR CONTENT STANDARDS THAT SNACK FOOD AND BEVERAGES MUST MEET IN ORDER TO BE SOLD IN SCHOOLS; AND BY ADDING SECTION 59-10-345 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS MAY OFFER ONLY FULL MEALS FOR STUDENT CONSUMPTION, AND TO PROVIDE FOR FAT, CALORIE, AND SUGAR CONTENT STANDARDS THAT FOODS AND BEVERAGES MUST MEET IN ORDER TO BE SOLD IN SCHOOLS.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 4651 -- Reps. Cobb-Hunter, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, 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 PASSING OF THE REVEREND DR. LEROY CAIN, SR., OF LEXINGTON COUNTY, AND TO EXTEND THE DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO HIS FAMILY AND MANY FRIENDS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4652 -- Reps. Williams, Ballentine, Haley, Breeland, Jefferson, Jennings, Knight, Neilson, Phillips, J.R. Smith and Weeks: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE THE SOUTH CAROLINA SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT COUNCILS FOR THIRTY YEARS OF FOSTERING DIRECT CIVIC ENGAGEMENT IN PUBLIC EDUCATION.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate with Concurrence

H. 4653 -- Reps. Scott, Govan, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, 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 HONOR AND REMEMBER THE LIFE AND SERVICE OF LANCE CORPORAL JAMES DARRYL HAYNES II, OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HIGHWAY PATROL, AND TO EXPRESS TO HIS WIDOW AND FAMILY THE APPRECIATION OF THE GRATEFUL CITIZENS OF THIS STATE FOR HIS LIFE, SACRIFICE, AND SERVICE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4654 -- Reps. Stavrinakis, Whipper, Breeland, R. Brown, Hagood, Harrell, Limehouse, Mack, Merrill, Miller, Scarborough, Young and Knight: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION NAME THE INTERSECTION OF SOUTH CAROLINA HIGHWAYS 7 AND 171 IN CHARLESTON COUNTY THE "BARRETT S. LAWRIMORE MEMORIAL INTERSECTION" AND ERECT APPROPRIATE MARKERS OR SIGNS AT THIS INTERSECTION THAT CONTAIN THE WORDS "BARRETT S. LAWRIMORE MEMORIAL INTERSECTION".
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Adopted
Returned by Senate with Concurrence

H. 4655 -- Reps. R. Brown, Stavrinakis, Breeland, Hagood, Harrell, Limehouse, Mack, Merrill, Miller, Scarborough, Whipper and Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION ERECT APPROPRIATE MARKERS OR SIGNS AT THE INTERSECTION OF UNITED STATES HIGHWAY 17 AND SOUTH CAROLINA HIGHWAY 165 IN CHARLESTON COUNTY THAT CONTAIN THE WORDS "CURTIS B. INABINETT, SR. INTERSECTION".
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Adopted

H. 4656 -- Reps. Hosey, Breeland, Clyburn and Jefferson: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 40-11-435 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IF A GENERAL CONTRACTOR OR SPECIALTY CONTRACTOR LICENSED BY THIS STATE PROVIDES CONSTRUCTION OR OTHER BUILDING SERVICES TO A CLIENT WHICH IS A STATE OR LOCAL GOVERNMENT AGENCY, DEPARTMENT, OR ENTITY, THE CONTRACTOR MUST SEND COPIES OF ALL BILLS OR DRAW REQUESTS TO EACH AGENCY OR DEPARTMENT OCCUPYING OR TO OCCUPY THE BUILDING OR STRUCTURE AS WELL AS TO THE AGENCY OR DEPARTMENT RESPONSIBLE FOR PAYING THE BILL OR DRAW REQUEST IF DIFFERENT FOR THE PURPOSE OF VERIFYING THE WORK PERFORMED.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4657 -- Reps. Hosey, Brantley, Breeland and Jefferson: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 8-1-195 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IF AN EMPLOYEE OF A STATE OR LOCAL GOVERNMENTAL ENTITY OR DEPARTMENT IS CONTACTED BY A MEMBER OF THE GENERAL PUBLIC OR AN EMPLOYEE OF ANOTHER AGENCY OR DEPARTMENT NOT A PART OF THAT ENTITY OR ORGANIZATION FOR THE PURPOSE OF PROVIDING A SERVICE OR PERFORMING A FUNCTION WITHIN THE SCOPE OF HIS PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT, THE EMPLOYEE OR ANY OTHER INDIVIDUAL IN HIS DEPARTMENT PROVIDING THE SERVICE TO OR PERFORMING THE FUNCTION FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE OTHER PERSON OR HIS COMPANY OR EMPLOYEE SHALL PROVIDE HIM UPON REQUEST WITH THE NAME AND PHONE NUMBER OF HIS IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR IN ORDER TO VERIFY THE TIMELINESS AND QUALITY OF THE SERVICE OR FUNCTION PROVIDED.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4658 -- Reps. Hosey, Brantley, Breeland, Jefferson and Williams: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 1-30-12 SO AS TO REQUIRE A STATE AGENCY TO COMMUNICATE ITS RESOLUTION OF A COMPLAINT RECEIVED FROM A MEMBER OF THE PUBLIC TO ITS GOVERNING BOARD AND THE MEMBER OF THE PUBLIC WHO MADE THE COMPLAINT, TO REQUIRE THE AGENCY MONTHLY TO PROVIDE STATUS UPDATES OF ITS INVESTIGATION TO ITS GOVERNING BOARD AND THE MEMBER OF THE PUBLIC WHO MADE THE COMPLAINT, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF CERTAIN FORMS A STATE AGENCY MUST USE TO FACILITATE THESE REPORTING REQUIREMENTS, AMONG OTHER THINGS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4659 -- Reps. Hosey, Breeland, G. Brown, Clyburn and Jefferson: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 16-3-1565, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO CAUSES OF ACTION AGAINST PUBLIC EMPLOYEES OR AGENCIES FOR FAILURE TO PROPERLY NOTIFY VICTIMS, SO AS TO CREATE A FINE WHEN FAILURE TO NOTIFY A VICTIM IS WILFUL AND INTENTIONAL.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4660 -- Reps. Hosey, Brantley, Breeland, Jefferson and Williams: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 61-4-520, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE REQUIREMENTS FOR APPLICANTS SEEKING A RETAIL PERMIT AUTHORIZING THE SALE OF BEER OR WINE, SO AS TO REQUIRE THAT THE BUILDING OR PREMISES TO BE USED FOR THE SALE OF BEER OR WINE BE INSPECTED AND CERTAIN DOCUMENTS BE ON FILE WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE, INCLUDING THE ISSUANCE OF A CERTIFICATE OF OCCUPANCY AND A FIRE INSPECTION REPORT, BEFORE THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE MAY ISSUE OR RENEW A RETAIL BEER OR WINE PERMIT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4661 -- Reps. Funderburk, McLeod and Hardwick: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO DIRECT THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE, DIVISION OF PUBLIC RAILWAYS, TO IMPLEMENT AND OVERSEE A STATEWIDE RAIL PLAN, ON OR BEFORE MARCH 31, 2009, IN ACCORDANCE WITH EXISTING FEDERAL STATUTES, RULES, AND GUIDELINES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4662 -- Reps. Walker, Harrell, Whitmire, Toole, Gullick, Spires, Hiott, Bannister, J.R. Smith, Loftis, Ballentine, Pinson, Cotty, Brady, Bedingfield, Hardwick, Edge, Herbkersman, Lowe, Crawford, Limehouse, Hamilton, G.R. Smith, Harrison, Duncan, Bowen, Huggins, Mahaffey, Erickson, Leach, Owens, Frye, Rice, Hutson, Bingham, Haskins, Littlejohn, Cato, Chalk, Clyburn, Cooper, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Gambrell, Kelly, Lucas, Merrill, Moss, Neilson, E.H. Pitts, Sandifer, Scarborough, Shoopman, Skelton, D.C. Smith, G.M. Smith, W.D. Smith, Talley, Taylor, Umphlett, Viers, White, Witherspoon, Young, Barfield, Knight, Miller, Battle, Perry, Bales, Phillips, J.M. Neal, R. Brown and Whipper: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 18, TITLE 59, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE EDUCATION ACCOUNTABILITY ACT, SO AS TO REVISE THE MANNER IN WHICH STUDENTS ARE ASSESSED AND SCHOOLS AND DISTRICTS ARE ASSESSED AND ACCREDITED, TO PROVIDE FOR DESIGNATION TO SIGNIFY VARYING LEVELS OF SCHOOL ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE, AND TO REVISE AND FURTHER PROVIDE FOR OTHER RELATED PROVISIONS REGARDING EDUCATION ACCOUNTABILITY; TO PROVIDE THAT THE PALMETTO ACHIEVEMENT CHALLENGE TEST DOES NOT MEET THE REQUIREMENTS OF CHAPTER 18 OF TITLE 59 AS OF JULY 1, 2008; AND TO AMEND SECTION 59-67-270, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO INSPECTION OF SCHOOL BUSES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT SCHOOL BUSES MAY BE INSPECTED BY EITHER THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION OR THE FEDERAL DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE USE OF THE MONETARY SAVINGS FROM THE REVISED INSPECTION PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor removed
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Amended
Amended
Amended
Amended
Amended
Senate Amendments Amended
Proposed Amendment
Proposed Amendment
Proposed Amendment
Request for Debate
Returned by Senate with Amendment
Conference Committee
Free Conference Committee
Report of Free Conference Committee
Adopted
Message to Senate
Message to Senate
Message to Senate
Message from Senate
Message from Senate
Message from Senate
Message from Senate
Ratified

H. 4663 -- 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, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, 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 CONGRATULATE MRS. MARGARET LLOYD, OF KERSHAW COUNTY, ON BEING NAMED 2007 SOUTH CAROLINA WILDLIFE FEDERATION CONSERVATIONIST OF THE YEAR, AND TO EXPRESS THE APPRECIATION OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES FOR HER CONTINUED GENEROSITY AS A BENEFACTOR OF THE PALMETTO STATE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4664 -- Reps. Harrison, Cotty, J.R. Smith, Brady and Ballentine: A BILL TO AMEND ARTICLE 17, CHAPTER 7, TITLE 20, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA CHILDREN'S TRUST FUND, SO AS TO ELIMINATE DUPLICATIVE DUTIES OF THE ORGANIZATION AND REVISE ITS GOVERNANCE BY RECONSTITUTING THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES AS A BOARD OF DIRECTORS CONSISTING OF SEVENTEEN MEMBERS, INCLUDING ELEVEN AT-LARGE MEMBERS APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR FROM NOMINEES MADE BY THE CURRENT BOARD MEMBERS PLUS ONE MEMBER FROM EACH OF THE STATE'S CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICTS, AND TO DELETE VARIOUS QUALIFICATIONS FOR SERVICE ON THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS AND TERM LIMITS ON SERVICE.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added

H. 4665 -- Rep. Ott: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 11-11-156, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE HOMESTEAD EXEMPTION FUND AND THE USES OF THE REVENUES THEREOF, SO AS TO REQUIRE AN AMOUNT EQUAL TO TWENTY-FIVE PERCENT OF ANY BALANCE REMAINING IN THE HOMESTEAD EXEMPTION FUND TO BE RETAINED IN THE FUND AND CARRIED FORWARD AS A RESERVE THAT MUST BE USED ONLY TO OFFSET SHORTFALLS IN THE FUND OTHERWISE REQUIRING AMOUNTS DUE SCHOOL DISTRICTS TO BE PAID FROM THE GENERAL FUND OF THE STATE, TO PROVIDE THAT THE REMAINING BALANCE MUST BE CREDITED TO THE NON-FEDERAL AID STATE HIGHWAY FUND AND USED FOR ROAD AND BRIDGE MAINTENANCE, AND TO DELETE THE REIMBURSED PROPERTY TAX CREDIT AS A USE OF THESE REVENUES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4666 -- Rep. Whitmire: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND AND HONOR RODDEY STOUDEMIRE, OF OCONEE COUNTY, FOR HER INVALUABLE SERVICE TO THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA UPON HER RETIREMENT AS TENTH CIRCUIT COORDINATOR FOR THE GUARDIAN AD LITEM PROGRAM AND TO WISH HER SUCCESS AND HAPPINESS IN ALL HER FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4667 -- Reps. Miller, Anderson, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, Jefferson, Jennings, Kelly, Kennedy, Kirsh, Knight, Leach, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Loftis, Lowe, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, McLeod, Merrill, 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 GEORGETOWN COUNTY LIBRARY IN THE CITY OF GEORGETOWN ON BEING AWARDED A 2007 NATIONAL MEDAL FOR MUSEUM AND LIBRARY SERVICE, TO COMMEND THE LIBRARY FOR THE OUTSTANDING JOB IT DOES IN SERVING THE CITIZENS OF GEORGETOWN COUNTY, AND TO WISH THIS VENERABLE INSTITUTION MUCH CONTINUED SUCCESS IN THE FUTURE.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate with Concurrence

H. 4668 -- Reps. Witherspoon and Hardwick: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND SOUTH CAROLINA'S MARINAS FOR THEIR VITAL ROLE IN PROVIDING A GATEWAY TO BOATING FOR THE CITIZENS AND VISITORS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, AND TO RECOGNIZE AUGUST 9, 2008, AS NATIONAL MARINA DAY TO HONOR MARINAS FOR THEIR MANY CONTRIBUTIONS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate with Concurrence

H. 4669 -- Reps. G.M. Smith, Lowe, J.H. Neal, Toole and Vick: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-970, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO TRAFFIC CONTROL SIGNALS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A DRIVER OF A MOTORCYCLE, MOPED, BICYCLE, OR ANOTHER LIGHT DUTY VEHICLE MAY PROCEED THROUGH A HIGHWAY INTERSECTION CONTROLLED BY A TRAFFIC-CONTROL DEVICE UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES WHEN A VEHICLE SENSOR FAILS TO DETECT THE VEHICLE BECAUSE OF ITS MASS, WEIGHT, OR SIZE.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added

H. 4670 -- Reps. Limehouse, Scarborough and Stavrinakis: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 44-1-300 SO AS TO CREATE WITHIN THE SOUTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL THE BUREAU OF CONSUMER SAFETY, TO PROVIDE THAT THIS BUREAU SHALL ESTABLISH A REGISTER OF COUNTRIES AND OTHER JURISDICTIONS OUTSIDE THE UNITED STATES THAT FAIL ADEQUATELY TO PROVIDE FOR HEALTH AND SAFETY IN THE MANUFACTURE OF TOYS, GAMES, AND CLOTHING FOR CHILDREN AND HEALTH AND BEAUTY AIDS FOR ALL AGES THAT ARE SHIPPED TO OR THROUGH THIS STATE, TO PROVIDE THAT THE BUREAU SHALL CONDUCT HEALTH AND SAFETY INSPECTIONS OF CONSIGNMENTS OF THESE GOODS FROM COUNTRIES OR OTHER JURISDICTIONS ON THE REGISTER, TO PROVIDE THAT GOODS PASSING INSPECTION MAY BE TRANSSHIPPED AND GOODS FAILING INSPECTION ARE DESTROYED, TO PROVIDE FOR APPEALS, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE BUREAU BY REGULATION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL SHALL IMPOSE INSPECTION FEES SUFFICIENT TO OFFSET THE ENTIRE COST OF THE OPERATIONS OF THE BUREAU.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4671 -- Rep. Hart: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 44-7-263 SO AS TO REQUIRE A NURSING HOME TO CARRY A MINIMUM OF ONE HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS LIABILITY INSURANCE POLICY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4672 -- Reps. White, Duncan and Whipper: 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 MOVE FORWARD FROM JULY 1, 2011, TO JULY 1, 2008, THE EXEMPTION ALLOWED FOR CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS USED IN THE CONSTRUCTION OR EXPANSION OF A MANUFACTURING OR DISTRIBUTION FACILITY AND TO REDUCE FROM ONE HUNDRED MILLION TO FIFTY MILLION DOLLARS THE MINIMUM INVESTMENT REQUIRED TO RECEIVE THE EXEMPTION; TO AMEND ACT 384 OF 2006, RELATING TO MISCELLANEOUS REVENUE PROVISIONS, SO AS TO CONFORM A PHASE-IN PROVISION FOR THE CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS SALES TAX EXEMPTION AMENDMENT IN THIS ACT; AND TO AMEND SECTION 12-43-220, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE CLASSIFICATION OF PROPERTY AND APPLICABLE ASSESSMENT RATIOS FOR PURPOSES OF THE PROPERTY TAX, SO AS TO REVISE THE DEFINITION OF MANUFACTURING PROPERTY WITH RESPECT TO WAREHOUSING AND DISTRIBUTION FACILITIES OWNED OR LEASED BY A MANUFACTURER.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Amended
Amended
Amended
Amended
Amended
Amended
Proposed Amendment
Debate Adjourned
Request for Debate
Point of Order

H. 4673 -- Reps. Cooper, White, E.H. Pitts, Toole, Mahaffey, Bales, Whipper and Neilson: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 9-9-61 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE AWARDING OF AN ANNUAL COST-OF-LIVING INCREASE IN BENEFITS PAYABLE BY THE RETIREMENT SYSTEM FOR MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY USING THE FORMULA AND CRITERIA FOR CALCULATING SUCH INCREASES USED IN THE SOUTH CAROLINA RETIREMENT SYSTEM AND THE SOUTH CAROLINA POLICE OFFICERS RETIREMENT SYSTEM; TO AMEND SECTION 9-1-1810, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE AWARD OF ANNUAL COST-OF-LIVING INCREASES IN BENEFITS PAID BY THE SOUTH CAROLINA RETIREMENT SYSTEM TO REFLECT INCREASES IN THE CONSUMER PRICE INDEX, SO AS TO INCREASE FROM ONE PERCENT TO TWO PERCENT THE GUARANTEED ANNUAL ADJUSTMENT AND TO REVISE THE CRITERIA WHICH MUST BE MET BEFORE FURTHER INCREASES MAY BE AWARDED SUBJECT TO THE CURRENT OVERALL FOUR PERCENT LIMIT ON ANNUAL COST-OF-LIVING INCREASES; TO AMEND SECTION 9-9-60, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO RETIREMENT UNDER AND RETIREMENT BENEFITS PAID BY THE RETIREMENT SYSTEM FOR MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY, SO AS TO REFERENCE THE COST-OF-LIVING ADJUSTMENT IN THOSE BENEFITS PAYABLE PURSUANT TO SECTION 9-9-61 OF THE 1976 CODE AS ADDED BY THIS ACT AND TO FURTHER DEFINE "EARNABLE COMPENSATION" FOR PURPOSES OF THAT SYSTEM; TO AMEND SECTION 9-11-310, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE AWARD OF AN ANNUAL COST-OF-LIVING INCREASE IN BENEFITS PAID BY THE SOUTH CAROLINA POLICE OFFICERS RETIREMENT SYSTEM TO REFLECT INCREASES IN THE CONSUMER PRICE INDEX, SO AS TO PROVIDE A GUARANTEED TWO PERCENT ANNUAL ADJUSTMENT AND TO REVISE THE CRITERIA WHICH MUST BE MET BEFORE FURTHER INCREASES MAY BE AWARDED SUBJECT TO THE CURRENT OVERALL FOUR PERCENT LIMIT ON ANNUAL COST-OF-LIVING INCREASES, TO MAKE THE PROVISIONS OF THIS ACT UNSEVERABLE, AND TO PROVIDE THE ACTIONS REQUIRED BY THE STATE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD FOR THIS ACT TO BECOME EFFECTIVE.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Recommitted
Other proceedings
Point of Order

H. 4674 -- Reps. Cato, Scarborough, McLeod and Perry: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 38-38-430, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE GOVERNANCE OF FRATERNAL BENEFIT SOCIETIES BY CHAPTER 38, TITLE 38, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT CERTAIN ASSOCIATIONS IN WHICH MEMBERS ARE ACTIVE OR RETIRED MILITARY OFFICERS OR ENLISTED PERSONNEL ARE EXEMPTED FROM THE PROVISIONS OF CHAPTER 38; AND TO AMEND SECTION 38-38-730, RELATING TO EXEMPTION FROM THE REGULATION OF CERTAIN ASSOCIATIONS AND SOCIETIES BY THE DEPARTMENT OF INSURANCE, SO AS TO ADD A CERTAIN ASSOCIATION IN WHICH MEMBERS ARE ACTIVE OR RETIRED MILITARY OFFICERS OR ENLISTED PERSONNEL.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4675 -- Rep. Herbkersman: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 61-4-360 SO AS TO ALLOW LIMITED ON-PREMISES AND OFF-PREMISES TASTINGS, AND TO PROVIDE REGULATIONS ON THE SALE, PURCHASE, AND TRANSPORT OF BEER BY PRODUCERS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4676 -- Rep. Davenport: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND CONGRATULATE HALEIGH CHAPPELL, 2007 PRE-TEEN SOUTH CAROLINA (SENIOR), OF CALHOUN FALLS, AND TO HONOR THIS TWELVE-YEAR-OLD FOR SETTING AND REACHING NUMEROUS PERSONAL GOALS AND FOR MANY HOURS OF SIGNIFICANT SERVICE TO HER COMMUNITY.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4677 -- Rep. Davenport: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND CONGRATULATE NINE-YEAR-OLD LOGAN DEANE MORRIS, 2007 PRE-TEEN SOUTH CAROLINA (JUNIOR), OF INMAN, AND TO HONOR HER FOR SETTING AND REACHING NUMEROUS PERSONAL GOALS AND FOR MANY HOURS OF SIGNIFICANT SERVICE TO HER COMMUNITY AND CHURCH.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4678 -- Reps. Hosey and Sellers: A HOUSE RESOLUTION EXTENDING THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE BLACKVILLE-HILDA 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 FOR CAPTURING THE 2007 DIVISION II CLASS A STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4679 -- Reps. Hosey and Sellers: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND CONGRATULATE THE BLACKVILLE-HILDA HIGH SCHOOL VARSITY FOOTBALL TEAM, OF BARNWELL COUNTY, FOR A WINNING SEASON AND FOR CAPTURING THE 2007 DIVISION II CLASS A STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE, AND TO HONOR THE SUCCESS OF THE PLAYERS, COACHES, AND STAFF.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4680 -- Reps. Walker, Anthony, W.D. Smith, Littlejohn, Talley, Kelly, Mahaffey and Davenport: A BILL TO AMEND ACT 906 OF 1962, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE SPARTANBURG COUNTY COMMISSION FOR TECHNICAL AND COMMUNITY EDUCATION, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR REPRESENTATION ON THE COMMISSION OF A MEMBER FROM CHEROKEE COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT ONE AND A MEMBER FROM THE SCHOOL DISTRICT OF UNION COUNTY, TO REDUCE FROM FOUR TO TWO THE AT-LARGE MEMBERS FROM SPARTANBURG COUNTY AND TO PROVIDE TRANSITION PROVISIONS.
Introduced and Committed
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recalled
Returned by Senate with Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 4681 -- Reps. Knight, Hutson, Young and Harrell: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION REMOVE THE SIGNS THAT CONTAIN THE WORDS "THE MINUS BRIDGE" THAT WERE ERECTED AT THE BRIDGE THAT CROSSES FOUR HOLE SWAMP ALONG UNITED STATES HIGHWAY 78 IN DORCHESTER COUNTY PURSUANT TO H. 5232 OF 2004, AND ERECT APPROPRIATE MARKERS OR SIGNS AT THIS LOCATION THAT CONTAIN THE WORDS 'MUCKENFUSS (1792-1813) MINUS (1813-1848) HARLEY (1848-1862) BRIDGE'.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Adopted
Returned by Senate with Amendment
Concurrence
Message to Senate

H. 4682 -- Reps. W.D. Smith, Anthony and F.N. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-36-2120, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO SALES TAX EXEMPTIONS, SO AS TO EXEMPT SALES TO ANY ENTITY OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA STATE GOVERNMENT FROM STATE-IMPOSED SALES TAXES AND TO PROVIDE REVENUE ADJUSTMENTS TO HOLD HARMLESS EDUCATION FUNDING AND THE HOMESTEAD EXEMPTION FUND.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4683 -- Reps. Young, Cobb-Hunter and Simrill: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 14-1-212 SO AS TO IMPOSE A TWENTY-FIVE DOLLAR SURCHARGE ON ALL FINES AND FORFEITURES FOR MISDEMEANOR TRAFFIC VIOLATIONS AND FOR NONTRAFFIC VIOLATIONS IMPOSED IN COURTS OF GENERAL SESSIONS, MAGISTRATES COURTS, AND MUNICIPAL COURTS, TO PROVIDE THAT THIS SURCHARGE MAY NOT BE VOIDED, REDUCED, OR SUSPENDED, AND TO PROVIDE THE DISPOSITION AND USES OF THE REVENUES OF THIS SURCHARGE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4684 -- Rep. Young: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 38-71-205 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT COVERAGE UNDER A HEALTH INSURANCE POLICY FOR PROVIDERS OF AN EMERGENCY AMBULANCE SERVICE OR PREHOSPITAL HEALTH CARE PROVIDER MAY BE ASSIGNED BY THE INSURED TO THESE PROVIDERS AND A POLICY ISSUED IN THIS STATE MUST PROVIDE FOR THE ASSIGNMENT OF THESE RIGHTS AND BENEFITS IN THE POLICY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4685 -- Reps. Limehouse, Loftis, Lowe, Crawford, Davenport, Hardwick, Leach, Bannister, Bingham, Brantley, Cato, Clemmons, Duncan, Hagood, Mulvaney, M.A. Pitts, Scarborough, Shoopman, Toole, Umphlett, Vick, Witherspoon, Barfield, Cotty, Huggins, G. Brown, Bedingfield and Erickson: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-37-714, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE SITUS OF BOATS FOR PURPOSES OF PROPERTY TAX, SO AS TO CHANGE THE EXISTING SITUS REQUIREMENTS BY INCREASING TO A TOTAL OF ONE HUNDRED EIGHTY DAYS IN A PROPERTY TAX YEAR THE TIME IN THIS STATE NECESSARY FOR THE BOAT TO BE SUBJECT TO PROPERTY TAX.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading

H. 4686 -- Reps. McLeod and Duncan: A JOINT RESOLUTION PROVIDING FOR THE TRANSFER OF A SURPLUS OPERATIONS AND MAINTENANCE SHOP IN NEWBERRY TO THE COUNTY OF NEWBERRY.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Other proceedings
Message to Senate
Message from Senate
Ratified
Veto Message
Veto Overridden

H. 4687 -- Rep. Huggins: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 44-53-190, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO MATERIALS, COMPOUNDS, MIXTURES, AND PREPARATIONS CLASSIFIED AS SCHEDULE I DRUGS, SO AS TO ADD SALVIA DIVINORUM AND SALVINORIN A TO THE LIST OF SCHEDULE I DRUGS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Request for Debate

H. 4688 -- Rep. Battle: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 40-82-1 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE POLICY AND PURPOSE OF CHAPTER 82, TITLE 40 IS TO PROMOTE THE SAFETY OF THE PUBLIC AND THE ENVIRONMENT BY EFFECTIVE REGULATION OF LIQUEFIED PETROLEUM GAS; TO AMEND SECTION 40-82-5, RELATING TO OTHER LAW APPLICABLE TO THE LIQUEFIED PETROLEUM GAS BOARD AND LICENSEES, SO AS TO MAKE A TECHNICAL CORRECTION; TO AMEND SECTION 40-82-10, RELATING TO THE LIQUEFIED PETROLEUM GAS BOARD, SO AS TO DELETE THE PROVISION THAT REQUIRES A VOTE BY FOUR OF THE SEVEN MEMBERS TO TAKE ACTION; TO AMEND SECTION 40-82-20, RELATING TO THE DEFINITION OF TERMS USED IN THE LICENSURE AND REGULATION OF LIQUEFIED PETROLEUM GAS, SO AS TO DEFINE "WHOLESALER" AND "BULK PLANT" AND TO REVISE CERTAIN DEFINITIONS; TO AMEND SECTION 40-82-70, RELATING TO DUTIES OF THE BOARD, SO AS TO DELETE OUTDATED REFERENCES; TO AMEND SECTION 40-82-120, RELATING TO SANCTIONS THAT MAY BE IMPOSED BY THE BOARD FOR VIOLATIONS, SO AS TO INCLUDE REPRIMANDS, CIVIL FINES, AND LICENSE RESTRICTION, SUSPENSION, AND REVOCATION; TO AMEND SECTION 40-82-220, RELATING TO LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, SO AS TO FURTHER SPECIFY THESE REQUIREMENTS, INCLUDING ESTABLISHING A LIMITATION ON THE NUMBER OF SITES FOR WHICH A PERSON MAY BE RESPONSIBLE AND THE DISTANCE OF SUCH SITES FROM THE PERSON'S WORK SITE AND ESTABLISHING LICENSURE FOR LIQUEFIED PETROLEUM GAS WHOLESALERS; TO AMEND SECTION 40-82-250, RELATING TO LIABILITY INSURANCE REQUIREMENTS FOR LIQUEFIED PETROLEUM GAS PLANTS, DEALERS, RESELLERS, CYLINDER EXCHANGE COMPANIES, AND INSTALLERS, SO AS TO INCLUDE WHOLESALERS AND TO INCREASE THE REQUIRED COVERAGE FROM FIVE HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS TO ONE MILLION DOLLARS; TO AMEND SECTION 40-82-280, RELATING TO SANCTIONS THAT MAY BE IMPOSED BY THE STATE FIRE MARSHAL FOR CONDITIONS HAZARDOUS TO THE PUBLIC SAFETY, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT SUCH SANCTIONS MAY BE IMPOSED FOR CHAPTER VIOLATIONS AND TO FURTHER SPECIFY THE ADMINISTRATIVE PENALTIES THAT MAY BE IMPOSED; TO AMEND SECTION 40-82-310, RELATING TO REQUIRING FIRE REPORTS TO BE MADE BY AN OWNER, MANAGER, OR OPERATOR OF A VEHICLE OR EQUIPMENT REGULATED BY THIS CHAPTER, SO AS TO DELETE OWNERS, MANAGERS, AND OPERATORS OF VEHICLES FROM THIS REQUIREMENT; TO REPEAL SECTIONS 40-82-240, 40-82-290, AND 40-82-300 RELATING, RESPECTIVELY, TO DEALER STORAGE CAPACITIES, GROUNDING ELECTRICAL CIRCUITS OR APPLIANCES, AND SAFETY CUT OFF VALVES; AND TO RENAME CHAPTER 82, TITLE 40 "LIQUEFIED PETROLEUM GAS".
Introduced and Committed

H. 4689 -- Reps. Mitchell, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, Jefferson, Jennings, Kelly, Kennedy, Kirsh, Knight, Leach, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Loftis, Lowe, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, 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. ROY JOHNSON, OF SPARTANBURG, FOR HIS FIVE YEARS OF OUTSTANDING AND DEDICATED SERVICE AS EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE SPARTANBURG HOUSING AUTHORITY, AND TO WISH HIM MUCH SUCCESS AND FULFILLMENT IN ALL HIS FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4690 -- Reps. Clyburn, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Chalk, Clemmons, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, 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 MRS. DAISY CADLE MATTHEWS WASHINGTON, OF AIKEN COUNTY, ON THE OCCASION OF HER ONE HUNDREDTH SIXTH BIRTHDAY, TO DECLARE FEBRUARY 22, 2008, DAISY CADLE MATTHEWS WASHINGTON DAY, AND TO WISH MRS. WASHINGTON MUCH HEALTH AND HAPPINESS IN THE COMING YEAR.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate with Concurrence

H. 4691 -- Reps. Knight, J.E. Smith, Agnew, Bales, Brady, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cobb-Hunter, Funderburk, Govan, Hart, Hodges, Jefferson, Limehouse, McLeod, Miller, J.H. Neal, Ott, Simrill, G.R. Smith, Toole, Viers, Witherspoon, Harvin, Kennedy, Moss and Phillips: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION URGING THE FEDERAL NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION TO DISAPPROVE THE REQUEST TO IMPORT AND DISPOSE OF ITALIAN LOW-LEVEL RADIOACTIVE WASTE IN THIS COUNTRY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4692 -- Reps. Harvin, Loftis, Funderburk, Knight, Anderson, Bales, Battle, Brady, Branham, Breeland, G. Brown, Clyburn, Coleman, Delleney, Gullick, Hart, Hosey, Jefferson, Jennings, Kennedy, Lucas, Mack, McLeod, Miller, J.M. Neal, Parks, Rice, Scott, Sellers, G.R. Smith, Stavrinakis, Weeks, Williams and Umphlett: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO DIRECT THE STATE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER AND THE SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION NETWORK TO PROVIDE A WIRELESS CLOUD OVER ALL PUBLIC SCHOOL FACILITIES AND OVER A TEN-MILE RADIUS SURROUNDING THE FACILITIES USING EXISTING INFRASTRUCTURE.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 4693 -- Reps. Frye, Huggins, Spires, Witherspoon, Erickson, Pinson, Hardwick, Coleman, Toole, D.C. Smith, Haley, Anthony, Bales, Bingham, Clemmons, Cobb-Hunter, Kennedy, McLeod, Merrill, Parks, Perry, E.H. Pitts, Scott, Weeks and Whitmire: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 38-73-750 SO AS TO REQUIRE AUTOMOBILE INSURERS TO NOTIFY INSUREDS WHEN PREMIUMS ARE INCREASED RESULTING FROM CHANGES IN THE INSURED'S CREDIT REPORTS AND REQUIRE THE INSURER TO SEND A COPY OF THE CREDIT REPORT WHEN NOTIFYING THE INSURED.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4694 -- Rep. Harrison: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 14-7-815 SO AS TO PROHIBIT A PERSON CHARGED WITH A CRIMINAL OFFENSE WITH A MAXIMUM PENALTY OF ONE YEAR OR MORE FROM SERVING ON A STATE GRAND JURY.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Amended
Proposed Amendment
Proposed Amendment
Debate Adjourned
Request for Debate

H. 4695 -- Rep. Harrison: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 14-7-320, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE CALLING OF ALTERNATE JURORS IN THE COURT OF COMMON PLEAS AND GENERAL SESSIONS, SO AS TO ALLOW THE PRESIDING JUDGE BROADER DISCRETION IN DETERMINING WHEN AND HOW MANY ALTERNATE JURORS ARE NECESSARY IN A TRIAL THAT IS LIKELY TO BE PROTRACTED.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4696 -- Reps. Davenport, Crawford, Littlejohn, Loftis, Merrill, Mitchell, Mulvaney, Sandifer, F.N. Smith, Williams and Young: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 7-13-615 SO AS TO PROVIDE A PLACE ON A PRIMARY BALLOT FOR WRITE-IN NAMES; AND TO AMEND SECTION 7-13-360, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO WRITE-IN BALLOTS IN GENERAL ELECTIONS, SO AS TO DELETE THE PROHIBITION OF A WRITE-IN SPACE FOR THE ELECTION OF PRESIDENT AND VICE PRESIDENT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4697 -- Reps. Walker and Whipper: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-510, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE UNLAWFUL USE OF A DRIVER'S LICENSE AND PERSONAL IDENTIFICATION CARD, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IT IS UNLAWFUL TO DISPLAY OR POSSESS A COUNTERFEIT DRIVER'S LICENSE OR PERSONAL IDENTIFICATION CARD; AND TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-515, RELATING TO THE UNLAWFUL ALTERATION AND USE OF A DRIVER'S LICENSE AND PERSONAL IDENTIFICATION CARD, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IT IS UNLAWFUL TO PRODUCE OR POSSESS A COUNTERFEIT DRIVER'S LICENSE OR IDENTIFICATION CARD.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Amended
Proposed Amendment
Request for Debate
Point of Order

H. 4698 -- Rep. Rutherford: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 17-5-50, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO FILLING OF VACANCIES IN THE OFFICE OF THE CORONER, SO AS TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THE MANNER IN WHICH THESE VACANCIES SHALL BE FILLED AND FOR THE PERSON WHO SHALL ACT IN THE CORONER'S PLACE IF A VACANCY OR SUSPENSION IN THE OFFICE EXISTS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4699 -- Reps. Umphlett, Jefferson, Dantzler and Merrill: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION NAME THE PORTION OF OLD UNITED STATES HIGHWAY 52 FROM ITS INTERSECTION WITH THE MONCKS CORNER CITY LIMITS SOUTHWARD TO ITS INTERSECTION WITH NEW UNITED STATES HIGHWAY 52 IN BERKELEY COUNTY THE "LIEUTENANT GENERAL HENRY DOCTOR, JR. MEMORIAL HIGHWAY" AND ERECT APPROPRIATE MARKERS OR SIGNS ALONG THIS HIGHWAY THAT CONTAIN THE WORDS "LIEUTENANT GENERAL HENRY DOCTOR, JR. MEMORIAL HIGHWAY".
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Adopted
Returned by Senate with Concurrence

H. 4700 -- Reps. Kelly, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, Jefferson, Jennings, 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 THE WOODRUFF HIGH SCHOOL VARSITY WRESTLING TEAM, OF SPARTANBURG COUNTY, FOR AN OUTSTANDING SEASON, AND TO CONGRATULATE THE WRESTLERS AND THEIR COACHES FOR SUCCESS IN CAPTURING THE 2008 CLASS AA UPPER STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4701 -- Reps. Barfield, G. Brown, Hosey and Whitmire: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 2-7-140 SO AS TO PROHIBIT EITHER HOUSE OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY FROM ACCEPTING AN INVITATION TO ATTEND A FUNCTION WHICH IS TO BE HELD AT THE SAME TIME ON THE SAME DAY, OR LIMIT THE ACCEPTANCE TO ONE A DAY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4702 -- Rep. Bannister: A HOUSE RESOLUTION EXTENDING THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE MAULDIN HIGH SCHOOL VARSITY GIRLS CROSS COUNTRY TEAM, COACHES, AND SCHOOL OFFICIALS, AT A DATE AND TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF BEING RECOGNIZED AND COMMENDED FOR CAPTURING THE 2007 CLASS AAAA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4703 -- Rep. Bannister: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND THE MAULDIN HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS CROSS COUNTRY TEAM FOR A SUCCESSFUL SEASON, AND TO CONGRATULATE THE TEAM AND COACHES FOR CAPPING THE SEASON WITH THE 2007 CLASS AAAA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4704 -- Reps. Knight and Hutson: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE DORCHESTER'S IVY GARDEN CLUB ON THE OCCASION OF ITS FIFTIETH ANNIVERSARY AND TO COMMEND THE CLUB ON ITS MANY YEARS OF CONTRIBUTING TO THE BEAUTIFICATION OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4705 -- Reps. Brady, Knight, Lowe, Agnew, Bowen, Funderburk, Gullick, Hagood, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Kennedy, Limehouse, Merrill, Sandifer, Scarborough, Toole, Whitmire, Erickson and R. Brown: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO ESTABLISH A PILOT PROGRAM WHEREBY THE STATE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL, AND DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES SHALL PURCHASE A MINIMUM OF ONE PERCENT OF THEIR ESTIMATED MONTHLY ELECTRICITY NEEDS FOR EACH BUILDING UNDER THEIR CONTROL THROUGH GREEN POWER PROGRAMS AVAILABLE IN SERVICE AREAS WHERE THEIR FACILITIES ARE LOCATED AND TO PROVIDE WAIVERS FROM THIS REQUIREMENT.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added

H. 4706 -- Rep. Bowers: 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 EXTEND THE ELIGIBILITY FOR THIS CREDIT AND OTHER ECONOMIC INCENTIVES THAT FOLLOW FROM THIS CREDIT TO AIRCRAFT SERVICING FACILITIES AND PROVIDE A DEFINITION FOR AN AIRCRAFT SERVICING FACILITY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4707 -- Rep. Haskins: A BILL TO PROVIDE THAT GREENVILLE COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS MUST PUBLISH NUTRITION INFORMATION FOR ALL FOOD SERVICE OPTIONS IN ANY DISSEMINATION OF INFORMATION THAT INCLUDES SCHOOL MENU OPTIONS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Point of Order
Continued

H. 4708 -- Reps. Barfield, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, 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 THE PHILANTHROPY OF BUSINESSMAN LARRY W. PAUL, OF HORRY COUNTY, AND TO COMMEND HIM FOR THE FORESIGHT THAT INSPIRED HIM TO COLLECT AND DONATE NUMEROUS VALUABLE ARTIFACTS TO THE HORRY COUNTY MUSEUM.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate with Concurrence

H. 4709 -- Rep. Scott: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO BLYTHEWOOD MIDDLE SCHOOL'S PRINCIPAL, OTHER SCHOOL ADMINISTRATORS, AND DISTRICT OFFICIALS, AT A DATE AND TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF RECOGNIZING AND COMMENDING THE SCHOOL ON BEING NAMED A "SCHOOL TO WATCH" BY THE NATIONAL FORUM TO ACCELERATE MIDDLE-GRADES REFORM.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4710 -- 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, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, 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 MIDDLE SCHOOL, OF RICHLAND SCHOOL DISTRICT TWO, FOR BEING NAMED A "SCHOOL TO WATCH" BY THE NATIONAL FORUM TO ACCELERATE MIDDLE-GRADES REFORM.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate with Concurrence

H. 4711 -- Rep. Haskins: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION NAME THE INTERCHANGE LOCATED AT EXIT 37 ALONG INTERSTATE HIGHWAY 385 IN GREENVILLE COUNTY THE "WILKINS NORWOOD INTERCHANGE" AND ERECT APPROPRIATE MARKERS OR SIGNS AT THIS INTERCHANGE THAT CONTAIN THE WORDS "WILKINS NORWOOD INTERCHANGE".
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Adopted
Returned by Senate with Concurrence

H. 4712 -- Reps. Neilson, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, 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, 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 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 2008.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate with Concurrence

H. 4713 -- Rep. White: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 25-11-80, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO STATE VETERANS' CEMETERIES AND QUALIFICATIONS TO RECEIVE A PLOT IN A STATE VETERANS' CEMETERY, SO AS TO REDUCE FROM TWENTY YEARS TO FIVE YEARS THE TIME A VETERAN MUST HAVE BEEN A RESIDENT OF THIS STATE IN ORDER TO MEET ONE OF THE QUALIFICATIONS, AND TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR OTHER QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS OF THE SECTION AS TO WHEN THE VETERAN WAS REQUIRED TO BE A RESIDENT OF THIS STATE.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Returned by Senate with Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 4714 -- Reps. Jennings, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, Jefferson, 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 MICHAEL PETTIFORD, WARDEN OF THE FEDERAL CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTION IN BENNETTSVILLE, 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. 4715 -- Reps. Walker and Skelton: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS HEARTIEST CONGRATULATIONS TO THE SEVENTEEN SOUTH CAROLINA TECHNICAL COLLEGE STUDENTS NAMED TO SOUTH CAROLINA'S 2008 ALL-STATE ACADEMIC TEAM IN THE ALL-USA ACADEMIC TEAM COMPETITION FOR TECHNICAL COLLEGES, COMMUNITY COLLEGES, AND JUNIOR COLLEGES, SPONSORED BY PHI THETA KAPPA, THE INTERNATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY OF THE TWO-YEAR COLLEGE, THE AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF COMMUNITY COLLEGES, AND USA TODAY.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate with Concurrence

H. 4716 -- 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, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, 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 COLUMBIA'S ECCLESIA CHURCH OF GOD IN CHRIST ON THE OCCASION OF ITS NINETEENTH ANNIVERSARY AND TO COMMEND THE CHURCH FOR ALMOST TWO DECADES OF SPIRITUAL BLESSING TO THE COMMUNITY.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4717 -- 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, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, 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 AND HONOR PASTOR MARJORIE ABRAHAM DENT FOR TWENTY-FIVE YEARS OF SERVICE AS A MINISTER, AND TO COMMEND HER DEVOTION TO MINISTRY IN THE NEIGHBORING STATE OF GEORGIA, JAMAICA, AND ONTARIO, CANADA.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4718 -- Reps. Cotty, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, 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 MRS. DONNA TINSLEY, OF RICHLAND COUNTY, FOR HER ALMOST TWENTY-SEVEN YEARS OF OUTSTANDING AND DEDICATED SERVICE TO THE HOUSE EDUCATION AND PUBLIC WORKS COMMITTEE, UPON THE CONCLUSION OF HER SERVICE TO THE COMMITTEE AND TO WISH HER MUCH SUCCESS AND FULFILLMENT IN HER NEW ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4719 -- Rep. Huggins: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 43-7-465 SO AS TO IMPOSE REQUIREMENTS FOR HEALTH INSURANCE ENTITIES RESPONSIBLE FOR PAYMENT OF HEALTH CARE ITEMS OR SERVICES IN THIS STATE; TO AMEND SECTION 43-7-410, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO CERTAIN DEFINITIONS, SO AS TO CHANGE THE TERM "COMMISSION" TO "DEPARTMENT", TO DEFINE "DEPARTMENT" AS THE SOUTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, AND TO CHANGE THE DEFINITION OF "THIRD PARTY" TO INCLUDE A CONTRACTUAL BENEFIT THAT OTHERWISE IS FIRST-PARTY COVERAGE; TO AMEND SECTION 43-7-420, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO ASSIGNMENT OF RIGHTS TO THE DEPARTMENT TO RECOVER AN AMOUNT PAID BY MEDICAID TO A THIRD PARTY, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT PAYMENT OF MEDICAL ASSISTANCE BY MEDICAID CONSTITUTES EVIDENCE OF RECEIPT BY THE BENEFICIARY OF INFORMATION EXPLAINING HIS ASSIGNMENT OF RIGHTS; TO AMEND SECTION 43-7-430, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO SUBROGATION TO THE DEPARTMENT OF RIGHT TO RECOVER FROM A THIRD PARTY, SO AS TO MAKE CONFORMING CHANGES; TO AMEND SECTION 43-7-440, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO ENFORCEMENT OF THE DEPARTMENT'S RIGHTS, SO AS TO MAKE CONFORMING CHANGES; TO AMEND SECTION 43-7-460, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO RECOVERY OF MEDICAL ASSISTANCE PAID FROM CERTAIN ESTATES, SO AS TO REPLACE THE TERM "INSTITUTIONALIZED" WITH REFERENCES TO TYPES OF CARE FOR WHICH RECOVERY CAN BE MADE, TO CHANGE THE HOMESTEAD EXEMPTION TO FIFTY PERCENT OF THE AVERAGE HOME VALUE IN THE COUNTY WHERE THE HOME IS SITUATED, TO IMPOSE A TIME LIMIT ON UNDUE HARDSHIP WAIVERS, TO DEFINE THE TERMS "CHILD", "DISABLED CHILD", AND "GOOD CAUSE", TO REQUIRE A PROBATE COURT OF COMPETENT JURISDICTION AND PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE OF THE ESTATE OF A NURSING HOME PATIENT WHO DIED IN A NURSING HOME TO NOTIFY THE DEPARTMENT OF THE PATIENT'S DEATH; AND TO MAKE CONFORMING CHANGES AND CORRECT ARCANE LANGUAGE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4720 -- 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 FOR PURPOSES OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA INCOME TAX ACT, SO AS TO ALLOW AN ANNUAL DEDUCTION FOR A VOLUNTEER SERVING AS A CHAPLAIN FOR A PUBLIC LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY AND TO PROVIDE THE REQUIREMENTS FOR CLAIMING THIS CREDIT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4721 -- Rep. W.D. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-37-220, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTIONS, SO AS TO EXEMPT ALL REAL AND PERSONAL PROPERTY OWNED BY A NOT-FOR-PROFIT STATE OR COUNTY FAIR ASSOCIATION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4722 -- Rep. W.D. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 1-7-1000, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE SALARIES OF CIRCUIT SOLICITORS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A FULL-TIME CIRCUIT SOLICITOR SHALL RECEIVE THE SAME SALARY AS A FULL-TIME CIRCUIT COURT JUDGE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4723 -- Rep. G.M. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 39-5-34 SO AS TO MAKE IT AN UNFAIR TRADE PRACTICE TO USE THE WORDS "SOUTH CAROLINA" OR "STATE" IN A BUSINESS TRADE NAME WITH AN INTENT TO MISLEAD CUSTOMERS OR TO INSTILL FALSE CONFIDENCE IN THE BUSINESS, AND TO PROVIDE CIVIL PENALTIES FOR VIOLATION OF THIS ACT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4724 -- Rep. G.M. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING CHAPTER 138 TO TITLE 59 SO AS TO ESTABLISH THE SOUTH CAROLINA COLLEGE AND UNIVERSITY BOARD OF REGENTS AND PROVIDE FOR ITS MEMBERSHIP, POWERS, DUTIES, AND RESPONSIBILITIES; TO PROVIDE FOR THE SERVICE OF TRUSTEES OR MEMBERS OF THE GOVERNING BODY OF "CONSTITUENT INSTITUTIONS", DEFINED AS ALL TWO-YEAR AND FOUR-YEAR COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES IN THIS STATE INCLUDING TECHNICAL COLLEGES, TO PROVIDE THAT ON JULY 1, 2008, THE POWERS, DUTIES, AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE STATE COMMISSION ON HIGHER EDUCATION AND THE STATE BOARD FOR TECHNICAL AND COMPREHENSIVE EDUCATION NOT INCONSISTENT WITH CHAPTER 138 OF TITLE 59 ARE DEVOLVED UPON THE SOUTH CAROLINA COLLEGE AND UNIVERSITY BOARD OF REGENTS; AND TO REPEAL SECTION 59-103-10 RELATING TO THE STATE COMMISSION ON HIGHER EDUCATION AND SECTION 59-53-10 RELATING TO THE STATE BOARD FOR TECHNICAL AND COMPREHENSIVE EDUCATION ON JULY 1, 2008.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4725 -- Reps. Harrell, Scarborough, Harrison, Merrill, Clemmons, Haley, Cotty, Erickson and Taylor: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 7-13-320, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO BALLOT STANDARDS AND SPECIFICATIONS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE NAME OF EACH CANDIDATE SHALL APPEAR ON A BALLOT NO MORE THAN ONE TIME, AND IF A CANDIDATE IS NOMINATED BY MULTIPLE PARTIES OR PETITIONS, THE NAME OF EACH PARTY OR PETITION NOMINATING THE CANDIDATE MUST BE LISTED UNDER THE CANDIDATE'S NAME.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Amended
Proposed Amendment
Request for Debate
Point of Order

H. 4726 -- Reps. Bales, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, 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 THE LIFE OF MARY LOIS SHIVERS, A CHERISHED CITIZEN OF RICHLAND COUNTY, UPON THE OCCASION OF HER EIGHTIETH BIRTHDAY, AND TO WISH HER MANY MORE YEARS OF PROSPERITY AND HAPPINESS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate with Concurrence

H. 4727 -- Rep. Stavrinakis: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO URGE THE GOVERNMENT OF TURKEY TO GRANT THE ECUMENICAL PATRIARCH APPROPRIATE INTERNATIONAL RECOGNITION, ECCLESIASTICAL SUCCESSION, AND THE RIGHT TO TRAIN CLERGY OF ALL NATIONALITIES AND TO RESPECT THE PROPERTY RIGHTS AND HUMAN RIGHTS OF THE ECUMENICAL PATRIARCHATE, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Adopted

H. 4728 -- Rep. Frye: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR THE W. WYMAN KING ACADEMY SPORTING CLAYS TEAM, OF SALUDA COUNTY, AND TO CONGRATULATE THE TEAM MEMBERS AND THEIR COACHES FOR AN UNDEFEATED SEASON AND FOR TAKING THE 2007 STATE TOURNAMENT TITLE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4729 -- Rep. Frye: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE KING ACADEMY SPORTING CLAYS TEAM, COACHES, AND SCHOOL OFFICIALS, AT A DATE AND TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF BEING RECOGNIZED AND COMMENDED FOR CAPTURING THE 2007 STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4730 -- Rep. Rutherford: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO DECLARE FRIDAY, MARCH 7, 2008, 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. 4731 -- Reps. Mitchell, Govan, Harrell, Miller and Sellers: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 53-3-85 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE NINETEENTH DAY OF JUNE OF EACH YEAR IS DESIGNATED AS "JUNETEENTH CELEBRATION OF FREEDOM DAY" TO COMMEMORATE AND REFLECT ON THE FREEDOM OF AFRICAN AMERICANS AND THEIR CONTRIBUTIONS TO THIS STATE AND NATION.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Ratified

H. 4732 -- Reps. Mahaffey, Littlejohn, Mitchell and Phillips: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-17-170 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A SCHOOL DISTRICT EMPLOYEE MAY NOT USE DISTRICT COMPUTERS, NETWORKS, WEB SITES, OR E-MAIL LISTS THAT ADVOCATE FOR OR AGAINST A CANDIDATE, REFERENDUM, OR ANOTHER MATTER; AND TO PROVIDE A PENALTY FOR A VIOLATION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4733 -- Reps. Kirsh and Pinson: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND ALL EMPLOYEES IN COMMUNITY RESIDENTIAL CARE HOMES FOR THEIR EFFORTS ON BEHALF OF SOUTH CAROLINA'S SENIOR AND DISABLED CITIZENS, AND TO DESIGNATE FEBRUARY 20, 2008, AS ASSISTED LIVING DAY IN SOUTH CAROLINA.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4734 -- Reps. Mahaffey and Talley: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION NAME THE PORTION OF SOUTH CAROLINA HIGHWAY 129 IN SPARTANBURG COUNTY FROM ITS INTERSECTION WITH SOUTH CAROLINA HIGHWAY 29 TO ITS INTERSECTION WITH INTERSTATE HIGHWAY 85 "SERGEANT SHAWN F. HILL MEMORIAL HIGHWAY" AND ERECT APPROPRIATE MARKERS OR SIGNS ALONG THIS PORTION OF HIGHWAY THAT CONTAIN THE WORDS "SERGEANT SHAWN F. HILL MEMORIAL HIGHWAY".
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Adopted
Returned by Senate with Concurrence

H. 4735 -- Reps. Harrell, Cato, Funderburk, Loftis, Sandifer, Thompson, Owens, Harvin, Bedingfield, Leach, Bales, Whipper and R. Brown: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO CREATE THE SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL BROADBAND SERVICE COMMISSION FOR THE PURPOSE OF OBTAINING AND EVALUATING PROPOSALS FROM COMMERCIAL ENTITIES FOR THE LEASING OF SPECTRUM CAPACITY LICENSED TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION NETWORK, TO PROVIDE A PROCESS FOR APPROVAL OF THE LEASES, TO PROVIDE THAT REVENUE RECEIVED FROM THE LEASE OF SPECTRUM CAPACITY MUST BE DEPOSITED INTO THE STATE GENERAL FUND, TO EXEMPT THE LEASES FROM THE CONSOLIDATED PROCUREMENT CODE, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE MEMBERSHIP, POWERS, AND DUTIES OF THE COMMISSION.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Amended
Amended
Senate Amendments Amended
Proposed Amendment
Proposed Amendment
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Point of Order
Point of Order
Returned by Senate with Amendment
Message from Senate
Ratified

H. 4736 -- Rep. Harrison: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 1-30-75, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES AS AN EXECUTIVE BRANCH OF STATE GOVERNMENT, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT WILL BE HEADED AND GOVERNED BY A DIRECTOR APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR UPON THE ADVICE AND CONSENT OF THE SENATE IN THE MANNER PROVIDED BY LAW AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE BOARD OF THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES ON THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THE ABOVE PROVISION SHALL BECOME AN ADVISORY BODY; TO AMEND SECTIONS 48-4-10, 48-4-20, 48-4-30, 48-4-40, 48-4-50, 48-4-60, 48-4-70, 48-4-80, 51-17-10, 51-17-50, 51-17-70, 51-17-90, 51-17-130, 48-45-80, 49-23-20, 49-25-40, 50-1-5, 50-3-180, 50-3-720, 50-5-1950, 50-11-20, 49-3-20, 49-3-30, 13-11-20, ALL AS AMENDED, 48-9-15, 51-18-60, 1-5-40, 48-59-40, 50-3-910, AND 50-3-1120, AND TO REPEAL SECTION 50-3-10, ALL RELATING IN PART TO THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES, SO AS TO CONFORM THESE PROVISIONS TO THE ABOVE PROVISIONS PROVIDING THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES MUST BE HEADED AND GOVERNED BY A DIRECTOR APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR UPON THE ADVICE AND CONSENT OF THE SENATE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4737 -- Rep. Harrison: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 9, TITLE 44, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF MENTAL HEALTH, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DIRECTOR MUST BE APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR INSTEAD OF THE COMMISSION, PROVIDE FOR THE ADVISORY CAPACITY OF THE COMMISSION, AND MAKE OTHER CHANGES TO PROVIDE CONFORMITY WITH THIS RESTRUCTURING; AND TO AMEND SECTIONS 44-11-30, 44-11-60, 44-11-70, 44-11-80, AND 44-11-110, RELATING TO VARIOUS POWERS, DUTIES, AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA MENTAL HEALTH COMMISSION, SO AS TO FURTHER CONFORM THESE SECTIONS TO THE RESTRUCTURING OF THE POWERS OF THE COMMISSION.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended

H. 4738 -- Rep. Harrison: A BILL TO AMEND SECTIONS 1-30-35, 44-20-30, 44-20-210, 44-20-220, 44-20-225, 44-20-240, 44-20-320, 44-20-350, 44-20-360, 44-20-430, 44-20-1120, 44-20-1130, 44-20-1140, 44-20-1150, 44-20-1160, 44-20-1170, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, ALL RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF DISABILITIES AND SPECIAL NEEDS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT IS HEADED AND GOVERNED BY A DIRECTOR APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR WITH THE ADVICE AND CONSENT OF THE SENATE, AND THAT THE SOUTH CAROLINA COMMISSION ON DISABILITIES AND SPECIAL NEEDS SERVES AS AN ADVISORY BOARD TO THE DIRECTOR; AND TO REPEAL SECTION 44-20-230 RELATING TO POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE DIRECTOR.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4739 -- Rep. Skelton: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY REPEALING SECTION 16-17-710 RELATING TO THE UNLAWFUL SALE OF TICKETS TO AN ATHLETIC CONTEST OR ENTERTAINMENT OR AMUSEMENT EVENT AT A PRICE IN EXCESS OF ONE DOLLAR ABOVE THE PRICE ORIGINALLY CHARGED; AND BY REPEALING SECTION 39-5-36 RELATING TO THE UNFAIR TRADE PRACTICE OF KNOWINGLY PURCHASING TICKETS TO AN EVENT WITH THE INTENTION TO RESELL THE TICKETS IN EXCESS OF ONE DOLLAR OF THE PRICE ORIGINALLY CHARGED.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4740 -- Reps. Howard, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Huggins, Hutson, 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 DR. JANET E. HELMS FOR HER PIONEERING RESEARCH AND THEORIES ON RACIAL IDENTITY, AND TO RECOGNIZE HER PRESENTATION IN HONOR OF AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY MONTH, ENTITLED RACIAL IDENTITY DEVELOPMENT IN SOCIETY, TO BE GIVEN AT THE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA ON FEBRUARY 22, 2008.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4741 -- Rep. Clemmons: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR THE LIFE OF GRACE YOHE STEVENS, A CHERISHED CITIZEN OF HORRY COUNTY, UPON THE OCCASION OF HER NINETY-EIGHTH BIRTHDAY, AND TO WISH HER MANY MORE YEARS OF PROSPERITY AND HAPPINESS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4742 -- Reps. Howard, Scott, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Brantley, Breeland, R. Brown, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Govan, Hart, Hodges, Hosey, Jefferson, Kennedy, Mitchell, Moody-Lawrence, Mack, J.H. Neal, Parks, Rutherford, Sellers, F.N. Smith, Whipper, Weeks, Williams and McLeod: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE PROFOUND SORROW OF THE MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA GENERAL ASSEMBLY UPON THE DEATH OF MR. ISAAC WILLIE WILLIAMS, SR., OF RICHLAND COUNTY, AND TO EXTEND THEIR DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO HIS FAMILY AND MANY FRIENDS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate with Concurrence

H. 4743 -- Reps. Mitchell, Davenport, Littlejohn, W.D. Smith, Allen, Anthony, Cato, Hardwick, Harrell, Hosey, Kennedy, Lowe, Mack, Miller, Phillips, F.N. Smith, Talley, Young, Knight and Hodges: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 31-6-30, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS IN REGARD TO THE TAX INCREMENT FINANCING ACT FOR MUNICIPALITIES AND TO AMEND SECTION 31-7-30, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS IN REGARD TO THE TAX INCREMENT FINANCING ACT FOR COUNTIES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE TERM "REDEVELOPMENT PROJECT" ALSO INCLUDES AFFORDABLE HOUSING PROJECTS WHERE ALL OR A PART OF NEW PROPERTY TAX REVENUES GENERATED IN THE TAX INCREMENT FINANCING DISTRICT ARE USED TO PROVIDE OR SUPPORT PUBLICLY-OWNED AFFORDABLE HOUSING IN THE DISTRICT OR IS USED TO PROVIDE INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECTS TO SUPPORT PRIVATELY-OWNED AFFORDABLE HOUSING IN THE DISTRICT; BY ADDING SECTION 6-11-175 SO AS TO REQUIRE A DISTRICT TO ADVERTISE AND HOLD A PUBLIC MEETING PRIOR TO BEGINNING A PROJECT TO CONSTRUCT, EXPAND, OR MATERIALLY ALTER A DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM FOR THE DISTRIBUTION WATER OR A SYSTEM FOR THE COLLECTION OF SEWAGE; TO AMEND SECTION 6-11-1220, RELATING TO THE DEFINITIONS FOR PROVISIONS CONCERNING ADDITIONAL POWERS OF DISTRICTS PROVIDING SEWAGE COLLECTION AND DISPOSAL, SO AS TO ADD RURAL WATER DISTRICT TO THE DEFINITION OF DISTRICT; BY ADDING SECTION 6-13-15 SO AS TO AUTHORIZE A RURAL COMMUNITY WATER DISTRICT TO PROVIDE SEWER SERVICE TO THE AREA WITHIN ITS BOUNDARIES AND LEGAL SERVICE AREA IF THE DISTRICT HAS MET CERTAIN REQUIREMENTS; AND TO REPEAL CHAPTER 33, TITLE 6 OF THE 1976 CODE RELATING TO TAX INCREMENT FINANCING FOR COUNTIES.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
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. 4744 -- 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, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, 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 SENATE AND HOUSE CHAMBERS ON FRIDAY, JUNE 13, 2008, FROM 12:00 NOON TO 1:00 P.M. FOR ITS ANNUAL STATE HOUSE MEETING.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Adopted
Returned by Senate with Concurrence

H. 4745 -- Reps. Young, Mulvaney, Umphlett, Ballentine, Huggins, E.H. Pitts, Bedingfield, Haley, Lowe, Clemmons, Viers, Scarborough, Edge, Harrell, Cotty, Mitchell, Chalk, Hagood, Talley, Gullick, Miller, Harvin, Bingham, Witherspoon, Haskins, Thompson, Merrill, Sandifer, Brady, Weeks, Scott, Duncan, Cato, Cooper, Dantzler, G.M. Smith, Whipper, R. Brown, Mahaffey, Toole, Herbkersman, Simrill, Littlejohn, Loftis and Hayes: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING CHAPTER 35 TO TITLE 6 SO AS TO ENACT THE "SOUTH CAROLINA RESIDENTIAL IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT ACT", TO PROVIDE THAT A COUNTY AND MUNICIPALITY MAY CREATE AN IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT COMPRISED OF NONCONTIGUOUS PARCELS OF LAND, TO PROVIDE THAT A COUNTY AND MUNICIPALITY MAY USE ASSESSMENTS TO FUND IMPROVEMENTS LOCATED OUTSIDE THE BOUNDARIES OF AN IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT, AND TO ALLOW AN ASSESSMENT TO BE USED FOR THE CONSTRUCTION AND OPERATION OF IMPROVEMENTS AND TO FUND CONSTRUCTION AND MAINTENANCE OF INFRASTRUCTURE AND IMPROVEMENTS RELATED TO NEW DEVELOPMENT; AND TO ADD SECTION 6-21-185 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR A SPECIAL PURPOSE DISTRICT TO GIVE A MORTGAGE TO SECURE A BOND OR LOAN UNDER SPECIFIC CIRCUMSTANCES.
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 added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor removed
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Amended
Amended
Amended
Proposed Amendment
Request for Debate
Point of Order
Point of Order
Point of Order
Returned by Senate with Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 4746 -- Rep. Bowers: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 40-29-10, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA MANUFACTURED HOUSING BOARD, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT ONE MEMBER OF THE BOARD MUST BE A REPRESENTATIVE OF THE MANUFACTURED HOUSING INDUSTRY FROM A LIST OF CANDIDATES SUBMITTED TO THE GOVERNOR BY THE MANUFACTURED HOUSING INSTITUTE OF SOUTH CAROLINA; TO AMEND SECTION 40-29-20, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE DEFINITION OF TERMS USED IN THE LICENSURE AND REGULATION OF THE MANUFACTURED HOUSING INDUSTRY, SO AS TO DEFINE MANUFACTURED HOME APPRENTICE RETAIL SALESPERSON AND TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS; AND TO AMEND SECTION 40-29-200, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO MANUFACTURED HOUSING LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, SO AS TO PROVIDE REQUIREMENTS FOR AN APPRENTICE SALESPERSON LICENSE.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Ratified

H. 4747 -- Rep. Harrison: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING TITLE 63 ENTITLED "SOUTH CAROLINA CHILDREN'S CODE" SO AS TO TRANSFER PROVISIONS FROM CHAPTER 7, TITLE 20 TO TITLE 63, TO INCLUDE THE STATE POLICY ON CHILDREN, FAMILY COURT AND FAMILY COURT JUDGES, LEGAL STATUS OF CHILDREN, CHILD PROTECTION AND PERMANENCY, ADOPTIONS, CHILDREN'S SERVICE AGENCIES, CHILDCARE FACILITIES, CUSTODY AND VISITATION, PATERNITY AND CHILD SUPPORT, AND JUVENILE JUSTICE; TO ADD ARTICLE 5 TO CHAPTER 3, TITLE 20, RELATING TO DIVORCE, SO AS TO TRANSFER THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 6, CHAPTER 7, TITLE 20, RELATING TO EQUITABLE APPORTIONMENT OF PROPERTY, TO THIS ARTICLE; TO ADD ARTICLE 4 TO CHAPTER 5, TITLE 43, RELATING TO PUBLIC AID TO CHILDREN, SO AS TO TRANSFER THE PROVISIONS OF SUBARTICLE 7, ARTICLE 13, CHAPTER 7, TITLE 20, RELATING TO PUBLIC AID, TO THIS ARTICLE; TO ADD SECTION 44-53-378 SO AS TO TRANSFER THE PROVISIONS OF SECTION 20-7-105, WHICH CREATES A CRIMINAL OFFENSE FOR EXPOSING A CHILD TO METHAMPHETAMINES, TO THIS SECTION; AND TO REPEAL CHAPTER 7, TITLE 20, RELATING TO THE CHILDREN'S CODE; TO REPEAL SECTION 43-5-585, RELATING TO REPORTING CHILD SUPPORT ARREARAGES TO CREDIT REPORTING AGENCIES, WHICH WAS TRANSFERRED TO ARTICLE 21, CHAPTER 17, TITLE 63; AND TO REPEAL SECTIONS 43-5-595, 43-5-596, AND 43-5-597, RELATING TO CHILD SUPPORT ENFORCEMENT THROUGH FINANCIAL INSTITUTION DATA MATCHES, WHICH WERE TRANSFERRED TO ARTICLE 17, CHAPTER 17, TITLE 63.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Returned by Senate with Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 4748 -- Rep. Funderburk: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE, CELEBRATE, AND COMMEND THE CAMDEN FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH UPON THE OCCASION OF ITS TENTH ANNIVERSARY AS A COMBINED CHURCH, AND TO WISH ITS FAITHFUL CONGREGATION AND PASTOR MANY MORE YEARS OF SERVICE TO GOD AND THEIR CHURCH.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate with Concurrence

H. 4749 -- Rep. Scott: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE THE JOINT SERVICES DETACHMENT OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA MILITARY DEPARTMENT UPON THE OCCASION OF THE TENTH ANNIVERSARY OF ITS OPERATION, AND TO EXPRESS GRATITUDE FOR THE SERVICE ITS PARTICIPANTS PROVIDE TO THE CITIZENS OF SOUTH CAROLINA.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4750 -- Reps. Cobb-Hunter and McLeod: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 37-11-100, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DISCIPLINARY PROCEDURES FOR THOSE WHO MANAGE CONTINUING CARE FACILITIES, SO AS TO DELETE OBSOLETE PROVISIONS, PROVIDE GROUNDS FOR WHICH DISCIPLINARY ACTION MAY BE TAKEN, PROVIDE TYPES OF DISCIPLINARY ACTION THAT MAY BE TAKEN, REQUIRE THAT DISCIPLINARY ACTION OCCUR SUBJECT TO THE ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURES ACT, AND REQUIRE A PERSON WHO HAS UNDERTAKEN UNLAWFUL CONDUCT TO REPAY COSTS OF ENFORCEMENT OF THE CHAPTER; BY ADDING SECTION 37-11-125 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE ATTORNEY GENERAL MAY FILE AN ACTION IN THE ADMINISTRATIVE LAW COURT OR CIVIL COURT TO ENFORCE PROVISIONS OF THIS CHAPTER; TO AMEND SECTION 37-11-135, RELATING TO EXEMPTIONS FROM DISCIPLINARY PROCEDURES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT EXEMPT COMMUNITIES MUST OBTAIN A LETTER OF NONAPPLICABILITY; BY ADDING SECTION 37-11-137 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT FUNDS COLLECTED BY THE DEPARTMENT MUST BE USED TO IMPLEMENT THE PROVISIONS OF THIS CHAPTER; AND TO AMEND SECTION 37-11-140, RELATING TO THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THE CHAPTER, SO AS TO DELETE OBSOLETE PROVISIONS.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Point of Order
Recalled
Ratified

H. 4751 -- Rep. Ballentine: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 58-17-1200, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE ACQUISITION OF REAL ESTATE BY A RAILROAD COMPANY, SO AS TO ELIMINATE A RAILROAD COMPANY'S CONDEMNATION AUTHORITY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4752 -- Reps. Alexander, Branham, Crawford, Lowe and Williams: A HOUSE RESOLUTION EXTENDING THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE WILSON 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 FOR CAPTURING THE 2007 CLASS AAA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4753 -- Reps. Alexander, Branham, Crawford, Lowe and Williams: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND THE WILSON HIGH SCHOOL VARSITY FOOTBALL TEAM OF FLORENCE COUNTY FOR AN IMPRESSIVE SEASON, AND TO CONGRATULATE THE PLAYERS AND COACHES FOR WINNING THE 2007 CLASS AAA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4754 -- Reps. G.R. Smith and Hamilton: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 6-11-2027 SO AS TO ALLOW THE GOVERNING BODY OF A SPECIAL PURPOSE DISTRICT CREATED BY ACT OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY, THAT PROVIDES RECREATIONAL SERVICES AND HAS AS ITS BOUNDARY THE SAME AS THE COUNTY IN WHICH IT IS LOCATED, TO VOLUNTARILY DISSOLVE ITSELF AND TRANSFER ITS ASSETS AND LIABILITIES TO A COUNTY IF ACCEPTED BY RESOLUTION OF ITS GOVERNING BODY; TO REQUIRE A PUBLIC HEARING TO BE CONDUCTED BEFORE TAKING A SUPERMAJORITY VOTE OF ITS GOVERNING BODY, THE GOVERNING BODY OF THE COUNTY, AND THE LEGISLATIVE DELEGATION OF THE COUNTY; TO REQUIRE THE GOVERNING BODY OF THE COUNTY TO COMPLY WITH THE PROVISIONS OF SECTION 6-11-2140; TO PROVIDE FOR CALCULATING THE MILLAGE LIMITATION FOR A COUNTY WHEN A SPECIAL PURPOSE DISTRICT TRANSFERS ITS ASSETS AND LIABILITIES TO A COUNTY; AND TO PROVIDE THAT THIS SECTION DOES NOT APPLY TO A SPECIAL PURPOSE DISTRICT THAT PROVIDES BOTH RECREATIONAL AND AGING SERVICES.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Proposed Amendment
Point of Order
Returned by Senate with Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 4755 -- Reps. Moody-Lawrence, Brantley, Jefferson, Govan, Scott, Hosey, Harvin, Allen, Clyburn, Funderburk, Hodges, Howard, Littlejohn, Mitchell, Neilson, Parks, F.N. Smith and Williams: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, SO AS TO ENACT THE "EQUIVALENT WAGE ACT", BY ADDING SECTION 41-1-105 SO AS TO PROHIBIT ANY STATE AGENCY FROM PAYING DIFFERENT WAGES FOR COMPARABLE WORK AND SKILLS BASED UPON GENDER AND TO REQUIRE RETROACTIVE REIMBURSEMENT FOR A VIOLATION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4756 -- Reps. Cotty, Funderburk, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, 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 UNO, SOUTH CAROLINA'S CHAMPION BEAGLE, AND HIS HANDLER, AARON WILKERSON, OF LUGOFF, ON WINNING THE 2008 BEST IN SHOW AWARD AT THE WESTMINSTER KENNEL CLUB'S ANNUAL DOG SHOW IN NEW YORK CITY.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4757 -- Reps. Kirsh, Harvin, Coleman, Cooper, Anderson, Battle, Branham, Breeland, R. Brown, Gambrell, Gullick, Hodges, Jefferson, Jennings, Ott, Sandifer, Simrill, Funderburk, Cotty and Sellers: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 8-13-1314, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO CAMPAIGN CONTRIBUTION LIMITS AND RESTRICTIONS, SO AS TO PROVIDE CLOSELY HELD BUSINESS ENTITIES UNDER SHARED CONTROL MUST BE HELD TO A SINGLE, MAXIMUM AGGREGATE CAMPAIGN CONTRIBUTION LIMIT.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor removed

H. 4758 -- Reps. Erickson, Bedingfield, Ballentine, Pinson, Bannister, Herbkersman, E.H. Pitts, Sellers, Taylor, Young and Hodges: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-63-425 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT WHO IS THE VICTIM OF PHYSICAL ABUSE, HARASSMENT, OR STALKING BY A CLASSMATE DURING SCHOOL HOURS OR OTHERWISE RESULTING IN A RESTRAINING ORDER BEING GRANTED AGAINST THE CLASSMATE BY A COURT OF COMPETENT JURISDICTION MAY TRANSFER WITH THE CONSENT OF THE STUDENT'S SCHOOL DISTRICT TO ANOTHER HIGH SCHOOL WITHIN OR OUT OF THE DISTRICT WITHIN THIRTY SCHOOL DAYS OF THE RESTRAINING ORDER BEING VIOLATED, WITHOUT ANY LOSS OF ELIGIBILITY TO PARTICIPATE IN INTERSCHOLASTIC ACTIVITIES AT THE SCHOOL TO WHICH THE STUDENT TRANSFERS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Amended
Proposed Amendment
Proposed Amendment
Request for Debate
Ratified

H. 4759 -- Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 38-27-40, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE PERSONS COVERED UNDER THE PROVISIONS OF THE "INSURERS REHABILITATION AND LIQUIDATION ACT", SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT CHAPTER 27, TITLE 38 DOES NOT APPLY TO CERTAIN ASSOCIATIONS DEFINED IN SECTION 38-38-730; TO AMEND SECTION 38-38-430, RELATING TO THE GOVERNANCE OF FRATERNAL BENEFIT SOCIETIES BY CHAPTER 38, TITLE 38, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT CERTAIN ASSOCIATIONS IN WHICH MEMBERS ARE ACTIVE OR RETIRED MILITARY OFFICERS OR ENLISTED PERSONNEL ARE EXEMPTED FROM THE PROVISIONS OF CHAPTER 38; AND TO AMEND SECTION 38-38-730, RELATING TO EXEMPTION FROM THE REGULATION OF CERTAIN ASSOCIATIONS AND SOCIETIES BY THE DEPARTMENT OF INSURANCE, SO AS TO ADD A CERTAIN ASSOCIATION IN WHICH MEMBERS ARE ACTIVE OR RETIRED MILITARY OFFICERS OR ENLISTED PERSONNEL.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Other proceedings
Ratified

H. 4760 -- Reps. Williams, Hamilton, Allen, Cobb-Hunter, Hosey, Jefferson, Knight, Mack, J.H. Neal and Whipper: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 39-41-255, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO RETAIL MOTOR FUEL OUTLETS POSTING SELF-SERVICE PUMP GASOLINE PRICES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT EVERY RETAIL MOTOR FUEL OUTLET SELLING FUEL FOR MOTOR VEHICLES AT RETAIL MUST CHARGE A PRICE PER GALLON NOT STATED OR COMPUTED IN FRACTIONAL CENTS AND MUST ADVERTISE OR DISPLAY THIS PRICE IN LIKE AMOUNTS.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor removed

H. 4761 -- Reps. Lowe, Merrill, Mulvaney, Bedingfield, Crawford, Cobb-Hunter, Hagood, Harrell, Limehouse, E.H. Pitts, Scarborough, Spires, Young and Brady: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-36-2120, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO EXEMPTIONS FROM THE STATE'S SALES TAX, SO AS TO INCLUDE THE GROSS PROCEEDS OF SALES OR THE SALES PRICE OF ENERGY EFFICIENT APPLIANCES.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 4762 -- Reps. Cooper, Moss and R. Brown: A BILL TO PROVIDE FOR A MORATORIUM ON THE ISSUANCE OF PERMITS FOR CONSTRUCTION DEBRIS LANDFILLS UNTIL REGULATIONS REGULATING SUCH LANDFILLS HAVE BEEN PROMULGATED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL AND BECOME EFFECTIVE.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added

H. 4763 -- Reps. Lowe, Merrill, Mulvaney, Bedingfield, Crawford, Cobb-Hunter, Hagood, Harrell, Harvin, Limehouse, E.H. Pitts, Scarborough, Spires, Young and Brady: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 48-52-423 SO AS TO ESTABLISH INCENTIVES FOR THE PURCHASE AND INSTALLATION OF ENERGY EFFICIENT MANUFACTURED HOMES IN SOUTH CAROLINA; TO AMEND SECTION 12-36-2110, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO EXEMPTIONS FROM THE STATE'S SALES TAX, SO AS TO INCLUDE THE GROSS PROCEEDS OF SALES OR THE SALES PRICE OF ENERGY EFFICIENT MANUFACTURED HOMES.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 4764 -- Reps. Witherspoon and Branham: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 49-3-50, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO MATTERS TO BE CONSIDERED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES IN REGARD TO WATER RESOURCES PLANNING AND COORDINATING, SO AS TO REVISE THESE CONSIDERATIONS; TO AMEND SECTION 50-21-10, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS IN REGARD TO EQUIPMENT AND OPERATION OF WATERCRAFT, SO AS TO REVISE CERTAIN DEFINITIONS; TO AMEND SECTION 50-21-30, RELATING TO THE SCOPE OF CERTAIN PROVISIONS OF LAW RELATING TO THE OPERATION OF VESSELS ON THE WATERS OF THIS STATE, SO AS TO CHANGE CERTAIN REFERENCES AND FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THE SCOPE OF THESE PROVISIONS; BY ADDING SECTION 50-23-10 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE ISSUANCE, TERMS, AND CONDITIONS OF MARINE DEALERS' PERMITS; BY ADDING SECTION 50-23-11 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE USE OF DEALER DEMONSTRATION NUMBERS AND CONDITIONS RELATED TO THEIR USE; TO AMEND SECTION 50-23-20, RELATING TO CERTIFICATES OF TITLE REQUIRED FOR WATERCRAFT AND OUTBOARD MOTORS, SO AS TO REQUIRE THE OWNER OF A WATERCRAFT OR OUTBOARD MOTOR TO NOTIFY THE DEPARTMENT WITHIN THIRTY DAYS OF ITS TRANSFER; TO AMEND SECTION 50-23-30, RELATING TO EXEMPTIONS FROM THE TITLING REQUIREMENTS OF WATERCRAFT AND OUTBOARD MOTORS, SO AS TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR WATERCRAFT AND OTHER DEVICES WHICH ARE NOT REQUIRED TO BE TITLED; BY ADDING SECTION 50-23-55 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE ISSUANCE OF CERTIFICATES OF TITLE TO A WATERCRAFT OR OUTBOARD MOTOR AND PROVIDE FOR THE MANNER OF THEIR USE AND ISSUANCE; TO AMEND SECTION 50-23-60, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO APPLICATIONS FOR A CERTIFICATE OF TITLE FOR A WATERCRAFT OR OUTBOARD MOTOR, SO AS TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THE CONTENTS OF THE APPLICATIONS; TO AMEND SECTION 50-23-70, RELATING TO AN APPLICATION FOR A WATERCRAFT CERTIFICATE OF TITLE, SO AS TO AUTHORIZE THE DEPARTMENT TO ISSUE A DUPLICATE AND PROVIDE A FEE FOR PROVIDING THE CERTIFICATE AND A DUPLICATE; TO AMEND SECTION 50-23-90, RELATING TO THE CONTENTS OF CERTIFICATES OF TITLE, SO AS TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THESE CONTENTS; TO AMEND SECTION 50-23-110, RELATING TO A MANUFACTURER OR IMPORTER'S CERTIFICATE OF ORIGIN, SO AS TO REVISE THE TERM "CERTIFICATE OF ORIGIN" TO "STATEMENT OF ORIGIN" AND FURTHER PROVIDE FOR WHEN THE STATEMENTS OF ORIGIN MUST BE PROVIDED; TO AMEND SECTION 50-23-120, RELATING TO THE ASSIGNMENT AND WARRANTY OF TITLE TO WATERCRAFT OR OUTBOARD MOTORS, SO AS TO REVISE THE TIME WITHIN WHICH A TITLE OR DUPLICATE TITLE MUST BE APPLIED FOR AND TO DELETE CERTAIN PROVISIONS RELATING TO THE RIGHTS AND DUTIES OF A LIENHOLDER; TO AMEND SECTION 50-23-130, RELATING TO TRANSFER OF OWNERSHIP OF A WATERCRAFT ON AN OUTBOARD MOTOR BY OPERATION OF LAW, SO AS TO REVISE A REFERENCE; TO AMEND SECTION 50-23-140, RELATING TO THE PRIORITY AND VALIDITY OF LIENS AND OTHER ENCUMBRANCES ON WATERCRAFT, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR SPECIFIC CIRCUMSTANCES UNDER WHICH THE DEPARTMENT MUST ISSUE A TITLE CLEAR OF A LIEN AND TO REVISE THE TIME IN WHICH A SECURITY INTEREST IS PERFECTED; TO AMEND SECTION 50-23-180, RELATING TO A REPORT OF STOLEN WATERCRAFT AND OUTBOARD MOTORS TO THE DEPARTMENT, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES SHALL NOTIFY THE DEPARTMENT IMMEDIATELY OF THE RECOVERY OF ANY STOLEN WATERCRAFT OR OUTBOARD MOTOR AND TO PROVIDE FOR OTHER PROCEDURAL REQUIREMENTS OF THIS SECTION; TO AMEND SECTION 50-23-190, RELATING TO UNLAWFUL ACTS AND OTHER MATTERS RELATING TO THE POSSESSION, OPERATION, OR TRANSFER OF A WATERCRAFT OR AN OUTBOARD MOTOR, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR OTHER PROHIBITED ACTS; TO AMEND SECTION 50-23-200, RELATING TO UNLAWFUL ACTS IN REGARD TO WATERCRAFT AND OUTBOARD MOTORS, SO AS TO REVISE A REFERENCE; BY ADDING SECTION 50-23-201 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IT IS UNLAWFUL FOR ANY PERSON TO ATTEMPT TO OBTAIN A CERTIFICATE OF TITLE, CERTIFICATE OF NUMBER OR DECALS BY FRAUD OR MISREPRESENTATION OR TO OBTAIN A CERTIFICATE OF TITLE OR CERTIFICATE OF NUMBER OR DECALS BY FRAUD OR MISREPRESENTATION, AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATION; TO AMEND SECTION 50-23-205, RELATING TO SEIZURE OF WATERCRAFT, SO AS TO REQUIRE CERTAIN NOTICE TO HOLDERS OF A PERFECTED SECURITY INTEREST BEFORE THE WATERCRAFT MAY BE USED OR DISPOSED OF ACCORDING TO LAW; TO AMEND SECTION 50-23-270, RELATING TO WHEN BOAT TITLING PROVISIONS APPLY, SO AS TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THIS APPLICABILITY AND REVISE WHEN CERTAIN PENALTY PROVISIONS APPLY; TO AMEND SECTION 50-23-280, RELATING TO PENALTIES FOR VIOLATING CERTAIN WATERCRAFT PROVISIONS, SO AS TO REVISE A SPECIFIC PENALTY PROVISION; TO AMEND SECTION 50-23-290, RELATING TO CONDITIONAL TITLES, SO AS TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THE CIRCUMSTANCES UNDER WHICH THE DEPARTMENT MAY ISSUE A TITLE WHEN A PERSON COMES INTO POSSESSION OF A WATERCRAFT WITHOUT PROPER PROOF OF OWNERSHIP; TO AMEND SECTION 50-23-320, RELATING TO EXCEPTIONS TO THE REQUIREMENT THAT VESSELS BE NUMBERED, SO AS TO REVISE THE CIRCUMSTANCES WHEN A VESSEL IS NOT REQUIRED TO BE NUMBERED; TO AMEND SECTION 50-23-345, RELATING TO TEMPORARY CERTIFICATES OF BOAT NUMBER, SO AS TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR WHEN THE DEPARTMENT MAY ISSUE TEMPORARY CERTIFICATES; TO AMEND SECTION 50-23-370, RELATING TO TERMS AND RENEWAL OF CERTIFICATES OF BOAT NUMBER ISSUED BY THE DEPARTMENT, SO AS TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THEIR EXPIRATION AND RENEWAL AND THE CIRCUMSTANCES WHEN THESE CERTIFICATES MAY BE ISSUED; BY ADDING SECTION 50-23-375 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IT IS UNLAWFUL TO DISPLAY A REGISTRATION NUMBER OR VALIDATION DECAL OR AN OUTBOARD MOTOR TITLE DECAL ON ANY WATERCRAFT OR OUTBOARD MOTOR EXCEPT ON THOSE FOR WHICH IT WAS ISSUED; TO AMEND SECTION 50-23-380, RELATING TO TRANSFER OF REGISTRATION UPON CHANGE OF OWNERSHIP, SO AS TO REVISE A REFERENCE; TO AMEND SECTION 50-23-400, RELATING TO NOTICE OF CHANGE OF ADDRESS OF A HOLDER OF A CERTIFICATE OF BOAT NUMBER, SO AS TO REVISE THE TIME WITHIN WHICH THIS NOTICE MUST BE PROVIDED; TO REPEAL SECTION 50-21-35 RELATING TO THE USE OF DEALER DEMONSTRATION NUMBERS FOR WATERCRAFT, SECTION 50-21-60 RELATING TO PERSONNEL, EXPENSES AND SALARIES OF DEPARTMENT EMPLOYEES, SECTIONS 50-23-15, 50-23-40, 50-23-50, 50-23-65, 50-23-100, AND 50-23-160 ALL RELATING TO CERTIFICATES OF TITLE OR MARINE DEALER PERMITS, AND SECTION 50-23-135 RELATING TO NOTICE OF POSSESSION OF AN ABANDONED OR JUNKED WATERCRAFT.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
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Proposed Amendment
Debate Adjourned
Point of Order
Returned by Senate with Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 4765 -- Rep. Brady: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE E. SIMS FLOYD, JR., CERTIFIED ASSOCIATION EXECUTIVE, OF COLUMBIA, UPON BEING CHOSEN THE 2007 ASSOCIATION EXECUTIVE OF THE YEAR BY THE SOUTH CAROLINA SOCIETY OF ASSOCIATION EXECUTIVES.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate with Concurrence

H. 4766 -- Reps. Lowe, Merrill, Crawford, Ballentine, Cobb-Hunter, Hagood, Harrell, Limehouse, E.H. Pitts, Scarborough, Spires, Young, Brady, R. Brown and Mulvaney: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 48-52-620, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO ENERGY CONSERVATION PLANS FOR STATE AGENCIES, SO AS TO PROVIDE SPECIFIC ENERGY REDUCTION AND REPORTING REQUIREMENTS, TO PROVIDE AN EXEMPTION FROM ANNUAL REPORTING REQUIREMENTS FOR AN AGENCY IMPLEMENTING ALL AVAILABLE COST-EFFECTIVE ENERGY CONSERVATION MEASURES, AND TO PROVIDE CERTAIN DEFINITIONS; TO AMEND SECTION 48-52-640, RELATING TO PURCHASE OF ENERGY CONSERVATION PRODUCTS BY A STATE AGENCY, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE STATE ENERGY OFFICE MAY CERTIFY FOR PROCUREMENT ONLY A PRODUCT THAT MEETS OR EXCEEDS FEDERAL ENERGY STAR STANDARDS, AND TO REQUIRE REPLACEMENT OF AN INCANDESCENT LIGHT BULB USED BY A STATE AGENCY WITH A COMPACT FLUORESCENT BULB WHEN THE INCANDESCENT BULB NEEDS REPLACING; AND TO ESTABLISH THE WIND ENERGY PRODUCTION FARMS FEASIBILITY STUDY COMMITTEE, TO SPECIFY THE COMMITTEE'S COMPOSITION AND RESPONSIBILITIES, AND TO PROVIDE THE COMMITTEE IS ABOLISHED ON THE SUBMISSION OF ITS REPORT TO THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY NO LATER THAN JANUARY 1, 2010, AMONG OTHER THINGS.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Amended
Proposed Amendment
Point of Order
Point of Order
Point of Order
Recalled
Returned by Senate with Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 4767 -- Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL, RELATING TO STANDARDS FOR LICENSING NURSING HOMES, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 3134, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Point of Order

H. 4768 -- Rep. Barfield: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND TAIWAN FOR ITS CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE GLOBAL ECONOMY AND ITS PROMOTION OF WORLD PEACE, LIBERTY, AND HUMAN RIGHTS, AND TO SUPPORT ITS EFFORTS TO JOIN THE UNITED NATIONS, THE WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION, AND OTHER INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4769 -- 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, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, 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 INVESTIGATOR ROBERT S. SMITH, OF THE COLUMBIA POLICE DEPARTMENT, FOR TWENTY YEARS OF FAITHFUL SERVICE TO THE CITIZENS OF COLUMBIA, AND TO WISH HIM MUCH SUCCESS IN ALL HIS FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4770 -- Reps. Miller and Anderson: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE THE IMPORTANCE OF THE PORT OF GEORGETOWN AND SUPPORT FUTURE EFFORTS BY GEORGETOWN COUNTY AND THE SOUTH CAROLINA STATE PORTS AUTHORITY TO GROW CARGO VOLUMES FOR THE ECONOMIC BETTERMENT OF THE COMMUNITY AND STATE.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Adopted
Returned by Senate with Concurrence

H. 4771 -- Rep. Sellers: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING CHAPTER 118 TO TITLE 44 TO ENACT THE "RESPONSIBLE FAMILY PLANNING 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.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4772 -- Reps. G.R. Smith, Bedingfield, Mahaffey, Davenport, J.R. Smith, Haley, Erickson, Bannister, Duncan, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Leach, Mulvaney, Owens, M.A. Pitts, Rice, Shoopman, D.C. Smith, Viers and Witherspoon: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 17 TO CHAPTER 1, TITLE 1 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT EACH AGENCY, DEPARTMENT, AND INSTITUTION OF STATE GOVERNMENT AND EACH LOCAL GOVERNMENTAL ENTITY MUST MAINTAIN A DETAILED TRANSACTION REGISTER OF ALL FUNDS EXPENDED OVER ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS EACH MONTH AND POST THAT REGISTER ONLINE, TO PROVIDE THAT EACH AGENCY, DEPARTMENT, AND INSTITUTION OF STATE GOVERNMENT AND EACH LOCAL GOVERNMENTAL ENTITY MUST POST ONLINE ALL OF ITS CREDIT CARD STATEMENTS FOR CREDIT CARDS ISSUED TO PUBLIC OFFICIALS AND EMPLOYEES FOR PUBLIC USE, TO PROVIDE THAT EACH LOCAL GOVERNMENTAL ENTITY MUST ANNUALLY POST ONLINE A LISTING OF ITS FULL-TIME EMPLOYEES GROUPED BY CLASS ALONG WITH THE NUMBER OF FULL-TIME POSITIONS AND THE AVERAGE SALARY IN EACH CLASS, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE STATE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD MUST MAINTAIN A WEB SITE IF A STATE AGENCY OR LOCAL GOVERNMENTAL ENTITY DOES NOT MAINTAIN ITS OWN FOR THIS PURPOSE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4773 -- Reps. W.D. Smith, Walker, Talley, Mahaffey, Moss, Anthony, Kelly, Littlejohn, Mitchell and Phillips: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO AUTHORIZE THE SOUTH CAROLINA EMPLOYMENT SECURITY COMMISSION TO EXPEND UP TO EIGHT MILLION SIX 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 ERECTING AND FURNISHING A BUILDING FOR USE BY THE SOUTH CAROLINA EMPLOYMENT SECURITY COMMISSION IN SPARTANBURG COUNTY, FOR FURNISHINGS AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY UPGRADES FOR THE GAFFNEY AND UNION WORKFORCE CENTERS, EXPANDING THE LANCASTER WORKFORCE CENTER, IMPROVING THE SENECA WORKFORCE CENTER PARKING LOT, ASSISTING IN THE ERECTION AND FURNISHING A BUILDING FOR USE BY THE COMMISSION IN DORCHESTER COUNTY, AUTOMATING THE TRADE READJUSTMENT ALLOWANCES PAYMENT SYSTEM, DEVELOPING AN AUTOMATED DISASTER UNEMPLOYMENT ASSISTANCE PAYMENT SYSTEM, PROVIDING COMPUTER AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY UPGRADES FOR EMPLOYMENT AND TRAINING AND ADMINISTRATIVE DIVISIONS, AND PROVIDING ADMINISTRATIVE FUNDING FOR THE UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION PROGRAM.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Amended
Message to Senate
Message from Senate
Ratified
Veto Message
Veto Overridden

H. 4774 -- Reps. Littlejohn, Brantley, Whipper, Anthony, Bales, Bowers, Breeland, Clyburn, Erickson, Hardwick, Herbkersman, Hodges, Hosey, Jefferson, Kelly, Loftis, Lowe, Mack, Mahaffey, Owens, Phillips, Rice, W.D. Smith, Williams and Witherspoon: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 12-6-3750 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR A NONREFUNDABLE INCOME TAX CREDIT FOR ANY MEAT PACKER, BUTCHER, OR PROCESSING PLANT LICENSED OR PERMITTED BY THIS STATE OR THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE THAT, DURING THE TAX YEAR FOR WHICH THE CREDIT IS CLAIMED, HAD A VALID CONTRACT WITH A NONPROFIT ORGANIZATION TO PROCESS DEER FOR DONATION TO ANY CHARITABLE ORGANIZATION ENGAGED IN DISTRIBUTING FOOD TO THE NEEDY, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE AMOUNT OF THE CREDIT SHALL BE FIFTY DOLLARS FOR EACH CARCASS PROCESSED AND DONATED.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Message to Senate
Message from Senate
Ratified
Veto Message
Veto Overridden

H. 4775 -- Reps. Hagood, Whipper, Breeland, Limehouse, Mack, Scarborough and Stavrinakis: A BILL TO AMEND ACT 340 OF 1967, AS AMENDED, CREATING THE CHARLESTON COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT, SO AS TO CHANGE THE DATES FOR FILING OF CONSTITUENT SCHOOL DISTRICT BOARD OF TRUSTEES AND TO CONSOLIDATE THE SCHOOL BOARD TO CONFORM WITH PROVISIONS OF STATE LAW.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Ratified

H. 4776 -- Reps. Hutson, Knight, Kennedy, Kirsh, J.R. Smith, Perry, Hamilton, F.N. Smith, McLeod, Erickson, Allen, Dantzler, Davenport, Duncan, Hagood, Hardwick, Harvin, Jefferson, Limehouse, Mitchell, Pinson, M.A. Pitts, Rice, Scarborough, Williams and Witherspoon: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 48-52-475 SO AS TO ESTABLISH THE SOUTH CAROLINA ENERGY INNOVATION AND DISCOVERY PROGRAM WITHIN THE STATE ENERGY OFFICE TO AWARD GRANTS TO ELIGIBLE RESIDENT COMPANIES AND INDIVIDUALS FOR THE INVENTION OF NEW APPLICATIONS WHICH WILL RESULT IN THE MORE EFFICIENT AND CLEAN USE OF CARBON FUELS OR THE MORE EFFICIENT DISPOSAL OF CARBON FUELS OR THE REMAINING RESIDUE OF CARBON FUELS AFTER COMBUSTION; AND BY ADDING SECTION 12-6-3725 SO AS TO PERMIT A RESIDENT TAXPAYER TO CLAIM AN INCOME TAX CREDIT UP TO A SPECIFIED AMOUNT FOR CAPITAL EXPENDITURES FOR THE INSTALLATION OF THESE ENERGY EFFICIENT DEVICES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4777 -- Rep. F.N. Smith: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR MAYOR JOHNNY FORD FOR HIS SERVICE TO THE CITIZENS OF TUSKEGEE, ALABAMA, AND TO WISH HIM SUCCESS AND HAPPINESS IN ALL HIS FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4778 -- Reps. Huggins, E.H. Pitts, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Hutson, 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 HONOR AND CONGRATULATE MR. AND MRS. JOHN HENRY HOLLADAY, JR., OF RICHLAND COUNTY, ON THE OCCASION OF THEIR FIFTIETH WEDDING ANNIVERSARY, AND TO EXTEND BEST WISHES FOR MANY MORE YEARS OF BLESSING AND FULFILLMENT TOGETHER.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4779 -- Rep. Hodges: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE PROFOUND SORROW OF THE MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES UPON THE DEATH OF MR. JACOB RICHARDSON OF BEAUFORT COUNTY, AND TO EXTEND THEIR DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO HIS FAMILY AND MANY FRIENDS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4780 -- 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, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, 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 THE BRAVE SERVICEMEN AND SERVICEWOMEN OF THE UNITED STATES ARMY RESERVE WHO HAVE PLEDGED, AND IN MANY INSTANCES SACRIFICED, THEIR LIVES IN DEFENSE OF OUR NATION AND OUR CHERISHED FREEDOMS AND LIBERTIES, AND TO PAY HOMAGE TO THEM UPON THE OCCASION OF THE ONE HUNDREDTH ANNIVERSARY OF THE ARMY RESERVES.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4781 -- Reps. Gullick, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, 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 REMEMBER THE LIFE OF DE'ANDRE "DRE" ADAMS, WINTHROP UNIVERSITY BASKETBALL PLAYER, AND TO CELEBRATE THE LEGACY HE LEFT TO THE MANY PEOPLE WHOSE LIVES HE TOUCHED.
Introduced and Adopted
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H. 4782 -- Rep. Bowers: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY REPEALING SECTION 61-4-1300 RELATING TO TERRITORIAL AGREEMENTS REGARDING THE DISTRIBUTION OF BEER, ALE, PORTER, AND OTHER SIMILAR MALT OR FERMENTED BEVERAGES BY WHOLESALERS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4783 -- Reps. Hagood, Cato, Harvin, Hutson, Brantley, Anthony, Battle, Herbkersman, Hodges, Hosey, Leach, Littlejohn, Mahaffey, Moss and Williams: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 40-3-20, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE DEFINITION OF TERMS IN THE LICENSURE AND REGULATION OF ARCHITECTS, SO AS TO DEFINE "INTERN ARCHITECT"; TO AMEND SECTION 40-3-240, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT APPLICATION FEES ARE NONREFUNDABLE AND THAT AN APPLICANT MUST BE ENROLLED AND PARTICIPATING IN THE INTERN DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM; TO AMEND SECTION 40-3-250, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO LICENSE RENEWAL AND CONTINUING EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS, SO AS TO FURTHER CLARIFY REQUIRED CONTINUING EDUCATION TOPICS AND TO REQUIRE REGISTRANTS TO COMPLY WITH AUDIT DEADLINES AND REQUIREMENTS; AND TO AMEND SECTION 40-3-280, RELATING TO ARCHITECTS AND ARCHITECTURAL FIRMS HAVING A SEAL, SO AS TO AUTHORIZE THE USE OF AN ELECTRONIC SEAL AND SIGNATURE.
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H. 4784 -- Reps. Limehouse, Young, Bedingfield, F.N. Smith and Hamilton: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 12 TO CHAPTER 36, TITLE 12 SO AS TO INCREASE THE SALES AND USE TAX BY AN ADDITIONAL ONE PERCENT; BY ADDING SECTION 11-11-158 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE REVENUE DERIVED FROM THIS ADDITIONAL ONE PERCENT SALES AND USE TAX MUST BE DEPOSITED IN A FUND SEPARATE AND DISTINCT FROM THE STATE GENERAL FUND TO BE KNOWN AS THE "PROPERTY TAX REDUCTION FUND" AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE MANNER IN WHICH AND PURPOSES FOR WHICH REVENUES MAY BE DISPERSED FROM THE FUND; TO AMEND SECTION 12-37-220, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO GENERAL EXEMPTIONS FROM THE PROPERTY TAX, SO AS TO EXEMPT ALL OF THE FAIR MARKET VALUE OF OWNER-OCCUPIED RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY ELIGIBLE FOR AND RECEIVING THE HOMESTEAD EXEMPTION FOR TAXPAYERS SIXTY-FIVE AND OVER OR DISABLED OR BLIND PROVIDED FOR BY SECTION 12-37-250; TO FURTHER AMEND SECTION 12-37-220, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO GENERAL EXEMPTIONS FROM THE PROPERTY TAX, SO AS TO EXEMPT THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN THE PURCHASE PRICE OR FAIR MARKET VALUE OF A PIECE OR PARCEL OF REAL PROPERTY UPON ITS SALE OR TRANSFER AND THE PRESENT PROPERTY TAX VALUATION OF THE PROPERTY FROM THE PROPERTY TAX; AND BY ADDING SECTION 12-37-271 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR REIMBURSEMENT TO COUNTIES, MUNICIPALITIES, SCHOOL DISTRICTS, AND SPECIAL PURPOSE DISTRICTS FOR THE REVENUE LOST AS A RESULT OF THE FULL HOMESTEAD EXEMPTION PROVIDED ABOVE, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE BALANCE OF THE REVENUES IN ANY YEAR REMAINING IN THE PROPERTY TAX REDUCTION FUND SHALL BE DISTRIBUTED TO THE SEVERAL COUNTIES OF THIS STATE ON A PER CAPITA BASIS AND USED TO PROVIDE PROPERTY TAX CREDITS AGAINST COUNTY OPERATING AND DEBT SERVICE MILLAGE FOR PROPERTY ASSESSED AT A FOUR OR SIX PERCENT ASSESSMENT RATIO NOT OTHERWISE EXEMPT.
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H. 4785 -- Rep. Bowers: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 50-3-550, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE DISPOSITION OF THE PROCEEDS OF THE SALE OF TIMBER LOCATED ON SPECIFIED LANDS BY THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT BEGINNING JULY 1, 2008, TWENTY-FIVE PERCENT OF THE REVENUE DERIVED FROM THE SALE BY THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES OF TIMBER MUST BE PAID BY THE STATE TREASURER TO THE GENERAL FUND OF THE SCHOOL DISTRICT IN WHICH THE LANDS ARE LOCATED.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4786 -- Reps. Spires, Lowe, Brantley, Huggins, Allen, Duncan, Frye, Haley, Jefferson, Leach, Littlejohn, Mitchell, Moss, D.C. Smith, Bowers and Vick: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 18 TO CHAPTER 71, TITLE 38 SO AS TO ENACT THE "PHARMACY PATIENT PROTECTION ACT", TO PROVIDE FOR THE LICENSURE AND REGISTRATION OF PHARMACY BENEFIT MANAGERS, PROVIDE FOR THE REQUIREMENTS OF A CERTIFICATE OF REGISTRATION, AND PROVIDE FOR THE CONDITIONS UNDER WHICH A PRESCRIPTION BENEFITS MANAGER SHALL OPERATE; TO REQUIRE CERTAIN FINANCIAL AND UTILIZATION INFORMATION BE MADE AVAILABLE FOR REVIEW; TO PROVIDE REQUIREMENTS FOR RECORD KEEPING; TO PROVIDE FOR PRICING GUIDELINES THAT MUST BE USED; TO PROVIDE THAT A PHARMACY BENEFITS MANAGER MAY NOT DISCRIMINATE WHEN CONTRACTING WITH PHARMACIES ON THE BASIS OF CO-PAYMENTS OR DAYS OF SUPPLY; AND TO AUTHORIZE THE DIRECTOR OF THE DEPARTMENT OF INSURANCE TO MAKE RULES AND PROMULGATE REGULATIONS TO IMPLEMENT THIS ARTICLE.
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H. 4787 -- Rep. Herbkersman: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND THE BLUFFTON HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS VOLLEYBALL TEAM FOR A WINNING SEASON, AND TO CONGRATULATE THE PLAYERS AND COACHES FOR CAPTURING THE 2007 CLASS AAA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4788 -- Rep. Herbkersman: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE BLUFFTON HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS 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 FOR CAPTURING THE 2007 CLASS AAA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4789 -- Reps. Cobb-Hunter, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, 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 LIFE AND WORK OF SOUTH CAROLINA NATIVE SYLVIA WOODS, AND TO CONGRATULATE HER ON HER INTERNATIONAL SUCCESS THAT GREW FROM THE COURAGEOUS AND HUMBLE BEGINNINGS OF THE NOW FAMOUS SYLVIA'S RESTAURANT IN HARLEM, NEW YORK.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4790 -- Reps. Cobb-Hunter, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, 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 HOLLY HILL ACADEMY FOOTBALL TEAM, OF ORANGEBURG COUNTY, FOR ITS OUTSTANDING SEASON AND FOR CAPTURING THE 2007 SOUTH CAROLINA INDEPENDENT SCHOOL ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION 8-MAN STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE, AND TO HONOR THE TEAM'S EXCEPTIONAL PLAYERS, COACHES, AND STAFF.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4791 -- Reps. Cobb-Hunter, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, 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 HOLLY HILL ACADEMY 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 2007 SOUTH CAROLINA INDEPENDENT SCHOOL ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION 8-MAN STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE.
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H. 4792 -- Reps. Cobb-Hunter, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, 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 HOLLY HILL ACADEMY GIRLS 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 FOR CAPTURING THE 2007 SCISA CLASS AA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE.
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H. 4793 -- Reps. Cobb-Hunter, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, 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 HOLLY HILL ACADEMY GIRLS VOLLEYBALL TEAM, OF ORANGEBURG COUNTY, FOR A WINNING SEASON, AND TO CONGRATULATE THE PLAYERS AND COACHES FOR CAPTURING THE 2007 SCISA CLASS AA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4794 -- Reps. W.D. Smith and Mitchell: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-63-105 SO AS TO REQUIRE THE SOUTH CAROLINA HIGH SCHOOL LEAGUE OR ANY OTHER ORGANIZATION WHICH GOVERNS HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETIC COMPETITION TO PROVIDE OR CAUSE TO BE PROVIDED VIDEO EQUIPMENT AT BASKETBALL AND FOOTBALL PLAYOFF OR CHAMPIONSHIP GAME LOCATIONS CAPABLE OF REPLAYING PORTIONS OF GAMES FOR THE PURPOSE OF REVIEWING AND ASSISTING REFEREES IN MAKING CALLS DURING THESE CONTESTS.
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H. 4795 -- Rep. Breeland: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR THE RIGHT REVEREND ZEDEKIAH LAZETT GRADY FOR HIS FAITHFUL SERVICE AS A MINISTER OF THE GOSPEL OF JESUS CHRIST, AND TO CONGRATULATE HIM UPON THE OCCASION OF HIS FIFTIETH ANNIVERSARY IN THE AFRICAN METHODIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH.
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H. 4796 -- Rep. Gullick: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR MATTHEW ALEXANDER, OF YORK COUNTY, FOR HIS ACCOMPLISHMENTS IN THE BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA, AND TO CONGRATULATE HIM FOR EARNING THE EAGLE SCOUT AWARD, THE HIGHEST ACHIEVEMENT IN SCOUTING.
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H. 4797 -- Rep. Scarborough: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 6-1-180 SO AS TO PROHIBIT A MUNICIPALITY OR COUNTY FROM IMPOSING A FEE OR SEEKING REIMBURSEMENT OF COSTS OR EXPENSES INCURRED AS A RESULT OF RESPONDING TO A MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT.
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H. 4798 -- Reps. E.H. Pitts, Chalk, Gullick, Ballentine, Haley, Bowen, Huggins, Mulvaney, Toole, Bingham, G.R. Smith, Simrill, Mahaffey, Walker, Talley, Hamilton, Leach, Clemmons, Barfield and Viers: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 11-11-156, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE MANNER IN WHICH THE SCHOOL DISTRICTS OF THE STATE RECEIVE REIMBURSEMENTS FROM THE HOMESTEAD EXEMPTION FUND, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT FROM THE TOTAL TIER THREE REIMBURSEMENT INCREASES ATTRIBUTABLE TO POPULATION INCREASES, A SCHOOL DISTRICT MUST RECEIVE AN AMOUNT REFLECTING THE PROPORTION THAT THE POPULATION INCREASE OF THAT PARTICULAR SCHOOL DISTRICT IS OF STATEWIDE POPULATION GROWTH BUT NOT LESS THAN THE AMOUNT IT RECEIVED PURSUANT TO THIS CALCULATION FOR THE PRIOR YEAR.
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H. 4799 -- Reps. Mitchell, F.N. Smith, Allen, Bowers, Hardwick, Hosey, Littlejohn, Mulvaney and W.D. Smith: A JOINT RESOLUTION PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO SECTION 14, ARTICLE X, AS AMENDED, OF THE CONSTITUTION OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1895, RELATING TO BONDED INDEBTEDNESS OF POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT ADDED INCREMENTAL TAX REVENUES RESULTING FROM REDEVELOPMENT PROJECTS TOGETHER WITH OTHER PUBLIC SOURCE FUNDS MAY BE PLEDGED BY A COUNTY OR MUNICIPALITY TO INCUR AND SERVICE INDEBTEDNESS TO PROVIDE DIRECT FUNDING TO PRIVATE INDIVIDUALS, CORPORATIONS, AND ENTITIES AS AN INCENTIVE TO DEVELOP OR IMPROVE AFFORDABLE HOUSING IN THAT JURISDICTION AS DEFINED BY LAW WHICH SHALL BE CONSIDERED A "PUBLIC PURPOSE" UNDER THIS ARTICLE.
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H. 4800 -- 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, 2008, TO REGULATE THE EXPENDITURE OF SUCH FUNDS, AND TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THE OPERATION OF STATE GOVERNMENT DURING THIS FISCAL YEAR AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.
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H. 4801 -- Ways and Means Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROPRIATE MONIES FROM THE CAPITAL RESERVE FUND FOR FISCAL YEAR 2007-2008.
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H. 4802 -- Reps. G.R. Smith, Haskins, Limehouse, J.R. Smith, Leach, Littlejohn, Mahaffey and Spires: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 53-5-10, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO LEGAL HOLIDAYS, SO AS TO ESTABLISH "CAROLINA DAY" ON JUNE TWENTY-EIGHT AS A STATE HOLIDAY.
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H. 4803 -- Rep. Clemmons: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO HONOR CARSON COX, OF HORRY COUNTY, FOR HIS OUTSTANDING RECORD OF VOLUNTEER SERVICE, PEER LEADERSHIP, AND COMMUNITY SPIRIT, AND TO CONGRATULATE HIM ON BEING NAMED WINNER OF A 2008 PRUDENTIAL SPIRIT OF COMMUNITY AWARD.
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H. 4804 -- Reps. Duncan, M.A. Pitts, Taylor and Anthony: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION NAME THE BRIDGE THAT CROSSES THE ENOREE RIVER ALONG SOUTH CAROLINA HIGHWAY 56 IN LAURENS AND UNION COUNTIES "THE BATTLE OF MUSGROVE'S MILL MEMORIAL BRIDGE" AND ERECT APPROPRIATE MARKERS OR SIGNS AT THIS BRIDGE THAT CONTAIN THE WORDS "THE BATTLE OF MUSGROVE'S MILL MEMORIAL BRIDGE".
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H. 4805 -- Reps. Delleney, W.D. Smith and F.N. Smith: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO FIX 12:00 NOON ON WEDNESDAY, MAY 21, 2008, AS THE TIME TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE COURT OF APPEALS, SEAT 3, TO FILL THE UNEXPIRED TERM WHICH EXPIRES JUNE 30, 2013; TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE COURT OF APPEALS, SEAT 9, TO FILL THE UNEXPIRED TERM OF THAT OFFICE, WHICH EXPIRES JUNE 30, 2010, AND THE SUBSEQUENT FULL TERM WHICH EXPIRES JUNE 30, 2016; AND TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE FAMILY COURT, THIRTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, SEAT 3, TO FILL THE UNEXPIRED TERM WHICH EXPIRES JUNE 30, 2010, AND THE SUBSEQUENT FULL TERM WHICH EXPIRES JUNE 30, 2016.
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H. 4806 -- Reps. Stavrinakis, Limehouse, Hagood and Miller: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND THE MEMBERS OF THE WANDO HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS TENNIS TEAM FOR AN UNDEFEATED SEASON, AND TO CONGRATULATE THE TEAM AND THE COACHES FOR SECURING THE 2007 CLASS AAAA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE.
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H. 4807 -- Reps. Stavrinakis, Limehouse, Hagood and Miller: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE WANDO HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS TENNIS TEAM, COACHES, AND SCHOOL OFFICIALS, AT A DATE AND TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF BEING RECOGNIZED AND COMMENDED FOR CAPTURING THE 2007 CLASS AAAA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE.
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H. 4808 -- Reps. Harvin, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, 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 TANINGRA PATRIESE FRIERSON-CAESAR, OF CLARENDON COUNTY, AND TO EXTEND THE DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO HER FAMILY AND MANY FRIENDS.
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H. 4809 -- 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, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, 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 THE PROFOUND SORROW OF THE MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA GENERAL ASSEMBLY UPON THE DEATH OF HENRY ELIAS FRASIER, OF RICHLAND COUNTY, AND TO EXTEND THE DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO HIS FAMILY, CHURCH, MANY FRIENDS, AND COMMUNITY.
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H. 4810 -- Rep. J.M. Neal: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA TROOP 74, OF LANCASTER COUNTY, ON THE OCCASION OF THE FIFTIETH ANNIVERSARY OF ITS FOUNDING, AND TO COMMEND THE TROOP AND ITS LEADERS FOR THEIR MANY YEARS OF SERVICE TO THE KERSHAW COMMUNITY.
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H. 4811 -- Rep. Cotty: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO AARON WILKERSON, HANDLER OF UNO, SOUTH CAROLINA'S CHAMPION BEAGLE AND WINNER OF THE 2008 BEST IN SHOW AWARD AT THE WESTMINSTER KENNEL CLUB'S ANNUAL DOG SHOW IN NEW YORK CITY, AT A DATE AND TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF RECOGNIZING AND CONGRATULATING MR. WILKERSON AND UNO ON CAPTURING THIS PRESTIGIOUS AWARD.
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H. 4812 -- Reps. E.H. Pitts and Haley: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND THE MEMBERS OF THE LEXINGTON MIDDLE SCHOOL GIRLS BASKETBALL C-TEAM FOR A SUCCESSFUL SEASON, AND TO CONGRATULATE THE PLAYERS AND THEIR COACHES FOR CAPTURING THE 2008 PALMETTO ATHLETIC CONFERENCE 14 CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE.
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H. 4813 -- Reps. E.H. Pitts and Haley: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO ACKNOWLEDGE AND HONOR THE MEMBERS OF THE LEXINGTON MIDDLE SCHOOL BOYS BASKETBALL C-TEAM FOR AN UNDEFEATED SEASON, AND TO CONGRATULATE THE PLAYERS AND THEIR COACHES FOR GARNERING THE 2008 PALMETTO ATHLETIC CONFERENCE 14 CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE.
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H. 4814 -- Rep. Vick: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 7-13-365 SO AS TO REQUIRE THE ENTITY CHARGED BY LAW WITH CONDUCTING AN ELECTION TO PREPARE ONE BALLOT FOR ALL ELECTIONS HELD AT THE SAME TIME.
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H. 4815 -- Reps. Harrell, Merrill, Thompson, Brady, Stavrinakis, Haley, Ballentine, Cato, Cooper, Delleney, Harrison, Limehouse, Sandifer, Scarborough, Shoopman, Taylor, Viers, Walker, Young, Mahaffey, Neilson, Bales, R. Brown, Herbkersman, Edge, Bingham, Simrill, Whipper, Bedingfield and Bowers: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 1-30-25, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AND SECTION 1-30-80, RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF PARKS, RECREATION AND TOURISM, SO AS TO MOVE THE SOUTH CAROLINA FILM COMMISSION FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE TO THE DEPARTMENT OF PARKS, RECREATION AND TOURISM AND PROVIDE TRANSITION PROVISIONS; AND TO AMEND CHAPTER 62 OF TITLE 12, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA MOTION PICTURE INCENTIVE ACT, SO AS TO MAKE CONFORMING AMENDMENTS REFLECTING THE TRANSFER OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA FILM COMMISSION.
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H. 4816 -- Reps. Bingham, Ballentine, Frye, Haley, Huggins, McLeod, Ott, E.H. Pitts, Spires and Toole: A BILL TO AMEND ACT 378 OF 2004, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE LEXINGTON COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT PROPERTY TAX RELIEF ACT, SO AS TO REVISE THE METHOD BY WHICH THE PROPERTY TAX CREDIT ALLOWED PURSUANT TO THIS ACT APPLIES WITH RESPECT TO THE NONSCHOOL-RELATED PROPERTY TAX LIABILITY OF AN OWNER-OCCUPIED RESIDENCE.
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H. 4817 -- Reps. Scott, G. Brown, Brantley, F.N. Smith, Govan, Hart, Whipper, Alexander, Coleman, Haley, Harvin, Jefferson, Mitchell, Allen, Ballentine, Huggins, Miller, Agnew, Anderson, Bales, Bannister, Battle, Bedingfield, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Breeland, R. Brown, Cato, Chalk, Clyburn, Duncan, Funderburk, Gullick, Hardwick, Haskins, Hayes, Hosey, Howard, Jennings, Kennedy, Knight, Littlejohn, Lowe, Mack, Mahaffey, McLeod, Neilson, Ott, Parks, M.A. Pitts, Rutherford, Scarborough, Sellers, Stavrinakis, Toole, Vick, Weeks, Williams and Witherspoon: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 12-6-3675 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR A CREDIT AGAINST THE STATE'S INCOME TAX FOR CERTAIN EXPENSES INCURRED BY A TAXPAYER IN THE PURCHASE AND INSTALLATION OF SECURITY MONITORING EQUIPMENT, FENCING AND OTHER PHYSICAL SECURITY MEASURES, AND EMPLOYMENT OF SECURITY PERSONNEL AT AN ELIGIBLE MULTIFAMILY HOUSING PROJECT IN A RECOGNIZED HIGH CRIME AREA AND IN WHICH UNITS ARE OWNED OR RENTED BY VERY LOW AND LOWER INCOME INDIVIDUALS AND HOUSEHOLDS; AND TO AMEND SECTION 31-13-450, RELATING TO USE OF MONIES IN THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSING TRUST FUND, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE MONIES BE USED TO REQUIRE SECURITY MEASURES, AND TO ASSIST IN FINANCING THE ESTABLISHMENT AND IMPLEMENTATION OF THOSE SECURITY REQUIREMENTS, AT ELIGIBLE MULTIFAMILY HOUSING PROJECTS IN RECOGNIZED HIGH CRIME AREAS AND IN WHICH UNITS ARE OWNED OR RENTED BY VERY LOW AND LOWER INCOME INDIVIDUALS AND HOUSEHOLDS.
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H. 4818 -- Reps. Herbkersman, Erickson and Chalk: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO SUPPLEMENT WITH UNCLAIMED LOTTERY PRIZE MONEY THE SCHOOL DISTRICTS NEGATIVELY AFFECTED BY THE LACK OF REVISION OF THE 2007 FINAL INDEX OF TAXPAYING ABILITY, TO SUSPEND FISCAL YEAR 2007-2008 ALLOCATIONS OF THE UNCLAIMED PRIZE MONEY, TO PROVIDE FOR USE OF EDUCATION FINANCE ACT RESERVE FUNDS AFTER THAT, AND TO PROVIDE THAT A SCHOOL DISTRICT POSITIVELY AFFECTED BY THE LACK OF REVISION OF THE 2007 FINAL INDEX OF TAXPAYING ABILITY DIRECT THE EXCESS FUNDS TOWARD NONRECURRING ALLOWABLE EXPENDITURES.
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H. 4819 -- Reps. Cotty, Brady, Harrison, J.E. Smith, Howard and J.H. Neal: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 56-5-2600 SO AS TO PROVIDE A PROCEDURE WHEREBY A LOCAL GOVERNING AUTHORITY MAY COLLECT FINES ASSOCIATED WITH PARKING CITATIONS ISSUED TO VEHICLE OWNERS.
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H. 4820 -- Reps. Cotty, Brady, Harrison and J.E. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 56-31-60 SO AS TO PROVIDE A PROCEDURE WHEREBY A GOVERNING AUTHORITY MAY COLLECT FINES ASSOCIATED WITH PARKING CITATIONS ISSUED TO OWNERS OF RENTAL AUTOMOBILES AND VEHICLES.
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H. 4821 -- Reps. G.R. Smith, Harrell, Ballentine, Cotty, Hamilton, Bingham, Huggins, Kirsh, Erickson, J.R. Smith, Stavrinakis, Bedingfield, Frye, Hardwick, Coleman, Bowen, J.M. Neal, Haskins, Leach, Davenport, Walker, Brady, Stewart, Crawford, Witherspoon, Miller, Toole, Limehouse, Bannister, Barfield, Cato, Clemmons, Dantzler, Delleney, Gambrell, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Harrison, Herbkersman, Kelly, Littlejohn, Loftis, Lowe, Mahaffey, Lucas, Merrill, Moss, Mulvaney, Owens, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, Rice, Scarborough, Shoopman, Simrill, D.C. Smith, G.M. Smith, Spires, Taylor, Thompson, Umphlett, Viers, Young and Talley: 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 2008-2009, INCREASED ANNUALLY AND CUMULATIVELY BY THE LESSER OF SIX PERCENT OR A PERCENTAGE DETERMINED BY POPULATION INCREASES 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 LIMIT 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. 4822 -- 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, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, 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 REQUEST MARK SANFORD, GOVERNOR OF SOUTH CAROLINA, ACTING WITH OR THROUGH APPROPRIATE EXECUTIVE BRANCH AGENCIES, TO APPLY FOR AN EXTENSION OF THE DEADLINE TO COMPLY WITH THE FEDERAL REAL ID ACT BEFORE THE DEADLINE OF MARCH 31, 2008, WHICH WILL ALLOW SOUTH CAROLINA TO ANALYZE THE IMPACT OF THE REAL ID ACT BUT WHICH WILL NOT REQUIRE SOUTH CAROLINA TO DECLARE ITS INTENT TO COMPLY WITH THIS ACT THEREBY ALLOWING THE STATE'S CURRENT CREDENTIALS TO BE RECOGNIZED AND ACCEPTED DURING THE EXTENSION PERIOD BY THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT AND THE DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY.
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H. 4823 -- 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, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, 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 REQUEST MARK SANFORD, GOVERNOR OF SOUTH CAROLINA, ACTING WITH OR THROUGH APPROPRIATE EXECUTIVE BRANCH AGENCIES, TO APPLY FOR AN EXTENSION OF THE DEADLINE TO COMPLY WITH THE FEDERAL REAL ID ACT BEFORE THE DEADLINE OF MARCH 31, 2008, WHICH WILL ALLOW SOUTH CAROLINA TO ANALYZE THE IMPACT OF THE REAL ID ACT BUT WHICH WILL NOT REQUIRE SOUTH CAROLINA TO DECLARE ITS INTENT TO COMPLY WITH THIS ACT THEREBY ALLOWING THE STATE'S CURRENT CREDENTIALS TO BE RECOGNIZED AND ACCEPTED DURING THE EXTENSION PERIOD BY THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT AND THE DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY.
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H. 4824 -- Reps. Harrison and Cotty: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 43-35-10, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE DEFINITION OF TERMS USED IN THE OMNIBUS ADULT PROTECTION ACT, SO AS TO REVISE THE DEFINITIONS OF "INVESTIGATIVE ENTITY" AND "NEGLECT"; TO AMEND SECTION 43-35-40, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO REQUIREMENTS OF AN INVESTIGATIVE ENTITY UPON RECEIVING A REPORT OF ADULT ABUSE, SO AS TO FURTHER SPECIFY AND CLARIFY PROCEDURES FOR REPORTING CASES IN WHICH THERE IS A REASONABLE SUSPICION OF CRIMINAL CONDUCT; AND TO AMEND SECTION 43-35-85, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO CRIMINAL PENALTIES FOR FAILING TO REPORT ADULT ABUSE WHEN REQUIRED TO REPORT, SO AS TO DELETE PROVISIONS AUTHORIZING DISCIPLINARY ACTION WHEN A PERSON WHO HAS REASON TO BELIEVE THAT ABUSE OCCURRED FAILS TO REPORT AND TO ESTABLISH CRIMINAL PENALTIES IF A CAREGIVER, DUE TO RECKLESS DISREGARD FOR THE HEALTH OR SAFETY OF A VULNERABLE ADULT, NEGLECTS OR CAUSES GREAT BODILY INJURY OR DEATH TO A VULNERABLE ADULT.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 4825 -- Reps. M.A. Pitts, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, 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, 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 EXPRESS THE GRATITUDE OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO THE FAMED ALL-AMERICAN 82ND AIRBORNE DIVISION OF THE UNITED STATES ARMY FOR ITS SUPPORT OF THE WALL THAT HEALS, COMMONLY KNOWN AS THE TRAVELING VIETNAM MEMORIAL WALL, DURING THE MEMORIAL'S VISIT TO PRESBYTERIAN COLLEGE IN CLINTON.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate with Concurrence

H. 4826 -- Reps. Govan, Cobb-Hunter, Sellers, Ott, Hosey, Clyburn, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Chalk, Clemmons, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, 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 EXPRESS THE PROFOUND SORROW OF THE MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES UPON THE DEATH OF DEACON ROBERT SHAW EVANS, SR., OF ORANGEBURG COUNTY, AND TO EXTEND THEIR DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO HIS FAMILY, CHURCH, MANY FRIENDS, AND COMMUNITY.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4827 -- Rep. Allen: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND THE MEMBERS OF THE SOUTHSIDE HIGH SCHOOL BOYS VARSITY BASKETBALL TEAM, OF GREENVILLE COUNTY, FOR A WINNING SEASON, AND TO CONGRATULATE THE PLAYERS AND THEIR COACHES FOR CAPTURING THE 2008 CLASS AA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4828 -- Rep. Allen: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE SOUTHSIDE HIGH SCHOOL BOYS VARSITY BASKETBALL TEAM, COACHES, AND SCHOOL OFFICIALS, AT A DATE AND TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF BEING RECOGNIZED AND COMMENDED FOR CAPTURING THE 2008 CLASS AA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4829 -- Reps. Edge, Duncan, Clemmons, Herbkersman, Mulvaney, Haskins, Talley, Bingham, Cato, Rice, Shoopman, Viers, Loftis and Davenport: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-36-2120, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO SALES AND USE TAX EXEMPTIONS FOR PURPOSES OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA SALES AND USE TAX ACT, SO AS TO EXEMPT FROM STATE-IMPOSED SALES AND USE TAX TANGIBLE PERSONAL PROPERTY SOLD OR LEASED TO PUBLIC SCHOOLS AND PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICTS IN THIS STATE.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added

H. 4830 -- Reps. Shoopman, Harrell, Leach, Mahaffey, Bedingfield, Bannister, Haskins, Walker, Anthony, Mitchell, Talley, Cato, G.R. Smith, Allen, Hamilton, Kelly, Littlejohn, Rice and W.D. Smith: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO PROVIDE THAT IN 2009 AND 2010, THE ANNUAL FEE FOR THE AUTOMOBILE MANUFACTURER STANDARD LICENSE PLATE FOR VEHICLES IN SUCH MANUFACTURER'S EMPLOYEE BENEFIT PROGRAM AND FOR THE TESTING, DISTRIBUTION, EVALUATION, AND PROMOTION OF ITS VEHICLES IS SEVEN HUNDRED TWENTY-SIX DOLLARS, AND TO PROVIDE THAT TWENTY DOLLARS OF EACH FEE IS CREDITED TO THE GENERAL FUND OF THE STATE AND THE BALANCE TO LOCAL GOVERNMENTS.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Ratified

H. 4831 -- Reps. Jefferson and Anderson: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE PROFOUND SORROW OF THE MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES UPON THE DEATH OF REVEREND JAMES GLISSON, OF GEORGETOWN, AND TO EXTEND THE DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO HIS FAMILY AND MANY FRIENDS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4832 -- Rep. McLeod: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR REVEREND DAVID A. DONGES FOR HIS OUTSTANDING LEADERSHIP AS BISHOP OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA SYNOD OF THE EVANGELICAL LUTHERAN CHURCH IN AMERICA, UPON THE OCCASION OF HIS RETIREMENT AFTER MORE THAN FORTY YEARS OF FAITHFUL SERVICE, AND TO WISH HIM CONTINUED SUCCESS IN ALL HIS FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4833 -- Reps. Cooper, Funderburk, Loftis, Hodges and Hutson: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-10-400 SO AS TO ENACT THE "SOUTH CAROLINA FARM TO SCHOOL PROGRAM ACT" TO PROVIDE FOR THE CREATION OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA FARM TO SCHOOL PROGRAM, TO PROVIDE FOR THE DUTIES OF ITS DIRECTOR, AND TO ESTABLISH A WEB SITE DEDICATED TO PROGRAM INITIATIVES.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Point of Order

H. 4834 -- Rep. Gullick: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE SPRINGFIELD MIDDLE SCHOOL MOCK TRIAL TEAM, COACHES, AND SCHOOL OFFICIALS, AT A DATE AND TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF BEING RECOGNIZED AND COMMENDED FOR CAPTURING THE 2007 STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4835 -- Reps. Hosey, Cotty, Govan, Clyburn, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Chalk, Clemmons, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, 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 DR. WILLIS C. HAM, OF COLUMBIA, FOR AN AMAZING SPORTS CAREER AND TO CONGRATULATE HIM ON BEING INDUCTED INTO THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF COLLEGIATE DIRECTORS OF ATHLETICS HALL OF FAME IN JUNE 2008.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate with Concurrence

H. 4836 -- Reps. Bedingfield, Bingham, Crawford, Lowe, E.H. Pitts, Shoopman and Toole: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-40-135 SO AS TO PERMIT CHARTER SCHOOL STUDENTS TO PARTICIPATE IN COMPETITIVE INTERSCHOLASTIC ACTIVITIES OF THE SCHOOL DISTRICT IN WHICH THE STUDENT RESIDES PURSUANT TO CERTAIN CONDITIONS; AND BY ADDING SECTION 59-63-105 SO AS TO PERMIT GOVERNOR'S SCHOOL STUDENTS TO PARTICIPATE IN COMPETITIVE INTERSCHOLASTIC ACTIVITIES OF THE SCHOOL DISTRICT IN WHICH THE STUDENT RESIDES PURSUANT TO CERTAIN CONDITIONS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4837 -- 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, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Hutson, 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 STEVEN E. MATTISON, OF LEXINGTON COUNTY, BUSINESS MANAGER FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA COLLEGE OF EDUCATION IN COLUMBIA, 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. 4838 -- Rep. Alexander: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND BISHOP DONALD HYMAN FOR HIS MANY YEARS OF PHILANTHROPIC ENDEAVORS, AND TO CONGRATULATE HIM ON THE CITY OF FLORENCE'S PROCLAIMING MARCH 15, 2003, BISHOP DONALD HYMAN APPRECIATION DAY.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4839 -- 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, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, 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 EXPRESS THE PROFOUND SORROW OF THE MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA GENERAL ASSEMBLY UPON THE DEATH OF MRS. MARGARET WALLACE BAILEY TINSLEY, OF GREENWOOD COUNTY, AND TO EXTEND THEIR DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO HER FAMILY AND MANY FRIENDS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate with Concurrence

H. 4840 -- Rep. Gullick: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND THE SPRINGFIELD MIDDLE SCHOOL MOCK TRIAL TEAM, AND TO CONGRATULATE THE STUDENTS AND THE ATTORNEYS AND TEACHERS WHO COACHED THEM FOR CAPTURING THE 2007 STATE MIDDLE SCHOOL MOCK TRIAL CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4841 -- 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, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Hutson, 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 MARY KATE BELL BREARLEY GLASSER, OF RICHLAND COUNTY, AS AN EXTRAORDINARY MOTHER OF FOUR CHILDREN, AND TO CONGRATULATE HER UPON THE OCCASION OF BEING NAMED SOUTH CAROLINA'S 2008 MOTHER OF THE YEAR.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate with Concurrence

H. 4842 -- Rep. Huggins: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR THE MANY OUTSTANDING HOME BUILDERS AND RESIDENTIAL SPECIALTY CONTRACTORS IN OUR STATE BY DECLARING WEDNESDAY, MARCH 26, 2008, SOUTH CAROLINA HOME BUILDER DAY.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate with Concurrence

H. 4843 -- Reps. Loftis, Brantley, Allen, J.H. Neal, Alexander, Govan, Bedingfield, Harvin, Whipper, Bales, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Breeland, Chalk, Clyburn, Edge, Erickson, Gambrell, Haley, Herbkersman, Hodges, Hosey, Jefferson, Kirsh, Knight, Leach, Littlejohn, Lowe, Mahaffey, Ott, Owens, M.A. Pitts, J.R. Smith, Spires, Weeks, Williams and Witherspoon: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 58-3-135 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE SOUTH CAROLINA PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION SHALL ADOPT REGULATIONS THAT REQUIRE BROADBAND PROVIDERS TO SUBMIT REPORTS PERIODICALLY TO THE COMMISSION ON THE DEPLOYMENT OF BROADBAND INTERNET SERVICE TO THE PUBLIC, TO SPECIFY THE REQUIRED CONTENTS OF THE REPORTS, TO REQUIRE THE COMMISSION TO PUBLISH THE REPORTS ON THE COMMISSION WEB SITE, AND TO DEFINE CERTAIN TERMS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4844 -- Rep. Hayes: A BILL TO AMEND ACT 137 OF 2007, RELATING TO ACQUISITION AGREEMENTS FOR SCHOOL BUILDINGS AND OTHER SCHOOL FACILITIES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT NO ACQUISITION AGREEMENT MAY BE ENTERED INTO UNTIL THE DILLON COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION PROJECTS THAT ALL SALES TAX REVENUE, BOND REVENUE, AND ALL OTHER SOURCES OF AVAILABLE REVENUE ARE SUFFICIENT TO PAY AMOUNTS OWED UNDER THE ACQUISITION AGREEMENT.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Other proceedings
Message to Senate
Message from Senate
Ratified
Veto Message
Veto Overridden

H. 4845 -- Reps. Neilson, Bales, Lucas and Williams: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 44-61-530, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE TRAUMA ADVISORY COUNCIL, ITS MEMBERS, POWERS, AND DUTIES, SO AS TO ADD AN ORTHOPEDIC PHYSICIAN AND A PEDIATRIC PHYSICIAN TO THE COUNCIL.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Ratified

H. 4846 -- Reps. Moss, Gambrell, Chalk, Erickson, Frye, Spires, J.M. Neal, Coleman, Agnew, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, G. Brown, Cobb-Hunter, Crawford, Funderburk, Gullick, Hayes, Jennings, Knight, Littlejohn, McLeod, Merrill, Neilson, Ott, Pinson, Sandifer and Young: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 53-3-115 SO AS TO DESIGNATE THE THIRD WEEK IN SEPTEMBER AS "MITOCHONDRIAL DISEASE AWARENESS WEEK".
Introduced and Committed
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recalled

H. 4847 -- Reps. Cotty, Brady and J.E. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-5810, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS OF CERTAIN TERMS THAT RELATE TO THE DISPOSITION OF CERTAIN ABANDONED OR DERELICT VEHICLES ON PUBLIC OR PRIVATE PROPERTY, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THESE DEFINITIONS ALSO APPLY TO THESE TERMS AS THEY APPEAR IN ARTICLE 39, CHAPTER 5, TITLE 56, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEFINITION OF THE TERM "OFFICER" INCLUDES CODE ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Returned by Senate with Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 4848 -- Reps. Loftis, Haskins, Simrill, Crawford, Davenport, Funderburk, Hayes, Mitchell, Owens and Rice: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING CHAPTER 35 TO TITLE 1 SO AS TO ENACT THE "TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY SOUTH CAROLINA GOVERNMENT ACT", TO CREATE A SOUTH CAROLINA ENTERPRISE INFORMATION SYSTEM AND PROVIDE FOR ITS POWER, DUTIES, AND RESPONSIBILITIES, AND TO APPROPRIATE MONIES FROM THE GENERAL FUND OF THE STATE TO FUND THIS ACT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4849 -- Reps. Toole, Spires, E.H. Pitts, Bowen, Govan, Clyburn, Bingham, Breeland, Cato, Mahaffey, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal and Simrill: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 37-23-90 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE TERMINATION OF ACCEPTANCE OF MORTGAGE INSURANCE PREMIUM PAYMENTS AND THE RETURN OF ESCROWED MORTGAGE INSURANCE PREMIUMS BY A LENDER WHO REQUIRED MORTGAGE INSURANCE IN CONNECTION WITH A CONSUMER HOME LOAN TRANSACTION UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4850 -- Reps. Witherspoon, Clemmons and Hardwick: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION NAME THE BRIDGE THAT CROSSES MAPLE SWAMP ALONG ADRIAN HIGHWAY IN HORRY COUNTY "JULIAN A. BOOTH MEMORIAL BRIDGE" AND ERECT APPROPRIATE MARKERS OR SIGNS AT THIS BRIDGE THAT CONTAIN THE WORDS "JULIAN A. BOOTH MEMORIAL BRIDGE".
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Adopted
Returned by Senate with Concurrence

H. 4851 -- Reps. Harvin, Kirsh, Cobb-Hunter, Jefferson, Jennings, Kennedy, McLeod, Ott, Williams, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, Kelly, 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, 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 TO EXPRESS THE PROFOUND SORROW OF THE MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA GENERAL ASSEMBLY UPON THE DEATH OF ANN "TUNKY" YARBOROUGH RILEY, OF GREENVILLE COUNTY, AND TO EXTEND THEIR DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO HER FAMILY, MANY FRIENDS, AND COMMUNITY.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate with Concurrence

H. 4852 -- Rep. Sandifer: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND MISS SOUTH CAROLINA 2007, CRYSTAL ALICIA GARRETT, OF RICHLAND COUNTY, 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. 4853 -- Rep. Sandifer: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO MISS SOUTH CAROLINA 2007, CRYSTAL ALICIA GARRETT, OF RICHLAND COUNTY, AND THE CONTESTANTS IN THE 2008 MISS SOUTH CAROLINA COMPETITION, AT A DATE AND TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF BEING RECOGNIZED AND COMMENDED FOR PARTICIPATING IN THE MISS SOUTH CAROLINA COMPETITION.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee

H. 4854 -- Rep. Whitmire: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND THE WALHALLA WOMAN'S CLUB FOR ITS EFFORTS TO PROTECT SOUTH CAROLINA'S NATURAL BEAUTY, AND TO EXPRESS THE GRATITUDE OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES FOR THE CLUB'S SPECIAL COMMITMENT TO HELPING REDUCE LITTER AND WASTE IN OUR STATE BY ENCOURAGING ALL SOUTH CAROLINIANS TO USE ECO-FRIENDLY REUSABLE SHOPPING BAGS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4855 -- Rep. Miller: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO REPRESENTATIVES OF WACCAMAW HIGH SCHOOL, AT A DATE AND TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF RECOGNIZING AND COMMENDING THE SCHOOL ON RECEIVING THE 2008 CAROLINA FIRST PALMETTO'S FINEST AWARD.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4856 -- Reps. Hutson, Harrell, Knight and Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE SUMMERVILLE HIGH SCHOOL BOYS BASKETBALL TEAM, COACHES, AND SCHOOL OFFICIALS, AT A DATE AND TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF BEING RECOGNIZED AND COMMENDED FOR CAPTURING THE 2007-2008 CLASS AAAA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4857 -- Reps. Hutson, Harrell, Knight and Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR THE SUMMERVILLE HIGH SCHOOL BOYS BASKETBALL TEAM FOR A WINNING SEASON, AND TO CONGRATULATE THE PLAYERS AND COACHES FOR CAPTURING THE 2007-2008 CLASS AAAA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4858 -- Rep. Allen: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR THE LIFE AND ACHIEVEMENTS OF FRED DOUGLAS GARRETT, SR., OF GREENVILLE COUNTY, AND TO EXPRESS APPRECIATION FOR HIS MANY YEARS OF SERVICE TO HIS COMMUNITY.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate with Concurrence

H. 4859 -- Rep. Miller: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE THE STUDENTS, FACULTY, STAFF, AND ADMINISTRATION OF WACCAMAW HIGH SCHOOL IN GEORGETOWN COUNTY ON RECEIVING THE 2008 CAROLINA FIRST PALMETTO'S FINEST AWARD.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate with Concurrence

H. 4860 -- Rep. W.D. Smith: 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 REVISE THE CREDIT BY REDUCING THE CLASSIFICATIONS FROM FOUR TO THREE AND REVISING THE CREDIT AMOUNTS, ELIMINATE SPECIAL DESIGNATIONS FOR CREDITS AND REQUIRE A VOTE OF AT LEAST EIGHTY PERCENT OF THE MEMBERS OF EACH HOUSE OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO SHIFT A COUNTY FROM ONE TIER TO ANOTHER, TO DELETE SPECIAL SMALL BUSINESS PROVISIONS, REDUCE THE JOB INCREASE REQUIREMENT FROM TEN TO FIVE, TO REVISE THE DEFINITION OF "NEW JOB" SO AS TO REQUIRE A TAXPAYER'S STATEWIDE JOB LOSSES TO BE CONSIDERED IN THE MAINTENANCE OF NEW JOBS FOR PURPOSES OF CLAIMING THE CREDIT, TO REVISE THE MANNER IN WHICH A PURCHASE OUT OF BANKRUPTCY GIVES RISE TO NEW JOBS AND PROVIDE THAT NEW JOBS ARE CREATED AFTER A BUSINESS HAS BEEN CLOSED FOR AT LEAST NINETY DAYS AND IS REACQUIRED AND REOPENED, TO DELETE INCREASED COUNTY DESIGNATIONS FOR COUNTIES IN WHICH A CLOSED OR REALIGNED MILITARY INSTALLATION OR FEDERAL FACILITY IS LOCATED OR WHICH ARE LOCATED WITHIN TWENTY-FIVE MILES OF AN INSTALLATION OR FACILITY, AND TO DELETE "EXTRAORDINARY RETAIL ESTABLISHMENTS" AS BEING ELIGIBLE FOR THE CREDIT; TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-3410, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO A CORPORATE INCOME TAX CREDIT FOR CORPORATE HEADQUARTERS, SO AS TO RAISE THE AMOUNT OF THE CREDIT, TO DELETE A REQUIREMENT CONCERNING WAGES WHICH MUST BE PAID TO SOUTH CAROLINA EMPLOYEES TO QUALIFY FOR THE CREDIT, TO DELETE A "COMPANY BUSINESS UNIT" AS AN ORGANIZATIONAL UNIT WHICH COMES WITHIN THE MEANING OF CORPORATE HEADQUARTERS FOR PURPOSES OF THE CREDIT, AND TO DELETE THE APPLICABILITY OF THE CREDIT TO A LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY REGULATED UNDER THE FEDERAL POWER ACT; TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-3420, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO TAX CREDITS FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OR IMPROVEMENT OF AN INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECT, SO AS TO MAKE THE CREDIT APPLICABLE TO INDIVIDUAL INCOME TAXES, TO RAISE THE AMOUNT OF THE CREDIT AND THE AMOUNT AND TIME IT MAY BE CARRIED FORWARD, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THIS CREDIT IS ONLY AVAILABLE FOR THAT PORTION OF THE INFRASTRUCTURE WHICH IS ON PUBLIC PROPERTY THAT IS NOT OWNED OR LEASED BY THE TAXPAYER AND THAT IS NOT LOCATED ON THE SITE OF THE TAXPAYER'S FACILITY; BY ADDING SECTION 12-6-3475 SO AS TO ENACT THE "BASIC SKILLS EDUCATION TAX CREDIT ACT" WHICH PROVIDES AN INCOME TAX CREDIT FOR EMPLOYERS WHO SPONSOR OR PROVIDE APPROVED BASIC SKILLS EDUCATION TO ENHANCE READING, WRITING, AND MATHEMATICAL SKILLS OF EDUCATIONALLY CHALLENGED EMPLOYEES, AND TO PERMIT THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AND THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE TO PROMULGATE REGULATIONS TO ADMINISTER THIS PROGRAM AND THE TAX CREDIT UNDER THE PROGRAM; TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-3530, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT TAX CREDITS, SO AS TO DEFINE THE TERM "INVESTMENTS" IN REGARD TO AMOUNTS INVESTED BY A TAXPAYER IN ORDER TO CLAIM THE CREDIT; TO AMEND SECTION 12-10-80, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO JOB DEVELOPMENT CREDITS, SO AS TO REVISE THE TYPE OF EXPENDITURES WHICH QUALIFIES FOR THE CREDITS AND THE AMOUNT OF CREDITS A QUALIFYING BUSINESS MAY CLAIM BASED ON THE DESIGNATION OF THE COUNTY IN WHICH THE EXPENDITURES WERE MADE; TO AMEND SECTION 12-10-81, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO OTHER JOB DEVELOPMENT TAX CREDITS, SO AS TO REVISE THE AMOUNT OF CREDITS A QUALIFYING BUSINESS MAY CLAIM BASED ON THE DESIGNATION OF THE COUNTY IN WHICH THE EXPENDITURES WERE MADE, AND TO DELETE THE QUALIFICATION OF CERTAIN TIRE MANUFACTURERS FOR THE CREDIT; BY ADDING SECTION 12-10-83 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A BUSINESS CLAIMING A JOB DEVELOPMENT CREDIT AFTER THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS SECTION MUST REMAIN IN THIS STATE AND MAINTAIN THE REQUIRED FACILITY AND JOBS FOR ONE HUNDRED FIFTY PERCENT OF THE TIME FOR WHICH IT IS ALLOWED TO CLAIM THE CREDIT OR FIFTY PERCENT OF THE AMOUNT OF THE CREDIT MUST BE RETURNED TO THE STATE GENERAL FUND WITHIN NINETY DAYS FOLLOWING THE ELIMINATION OF THE QUALIFYING FACILITY AND JOBS; TO AMEND SECTIONS 12-21-6520 AND 12-21-6540, BOTH AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE TOURISM INFRASTRUCTURE ADMISSIONS TAX ACT, SO AS TO DELETE "EXTRAORDINARY RETAIL ESTABLISHMENTS" FROM THE TYPES OF ENTITIES AND FACILITIES ELIGIBLE FOR THE BENEFITS UNDER THESE PROVISIONS; BY ADDING SECTION 59-103-210 SO AS TO ENACT THE "SOUTH CAROLINA STUDENT LOAN REIMBURSEMENT ACT" WHICH PROVIDES A GRANT FOR TAXPAYERS WHO EARN DEGREES IN ENGINEERING, AND TO PERMIT THE STATE COMMISSION ON HIGHER EDUCATION TO PROMULGATE REGULATIONS TO ADMINISTER THE PROGRAM; TO PROVIDE THAT ALL INVESTMENTS OF THE PALMETTO SEED CAPITAL CORPORATION AND THE PALMETTO SEED CAPITAL FUND LIMITED LIABILITY PARTNERSHIP MADE BY PRIVATE SECTOR INVESTORS OR PRIVATE SECTOR LIMITED PARTNERS MUST BE TRANSFERRED TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA VENTURE CAPITAL FUND; TO AMEND ACT 187 OF 2004, RELATING IN PART TO THE CONTINGENT REPEAL OF CHAPTER 44 OF TITLE 41, SO AS TO DELETE THIS PROVISION RELATING TO THE PALMETTO SEED CAPITAL FUND; AND TO REPEAL CHAPTER 44 OF TITLE 41 AND SECTION 12-6-3430 RELATING TO THE PALMETTO SEED CAPITAL FUND AND TAX CREDITS FOR INVESTMENTS IN THE FUND, SECTION 12-6-3362 RELATING TO A SPECIAL METHOD TO DETERMINE ELIGIBILITY FOR THE JOB TAX CREDIT, SECTION 12-6-3450 RELATING TO THE CREDIT AGAINST THE STATE INCOME TAX FOR PERSONS TERMINATED FROM EMPLOYMENT AS A RESULT OF A CLOSING OR REALIGNMENT OF A FEDERAL MILITARY INSTALLATION, SECTION 12-10-45 RELATING TO THE DESIGNATION BY A TIRE MANUFACTURER OF CERTAIN CENSUS TRACTS AS AN ENTERPRISE ZONE, SECTION 12-10-88, RELATING TO REDEVELOPMENT FEES FUNDED BY EMPLOYEE WITHHOLDING TAX AND PAYABLE TO AUTHORITIES RESPONSIBLE FOR OVERSEEING CLOSED OR REALIGNED MILITARY INSTALLATIONS, CHAPTER 14 OF TITLE 12, THE ECONOMIC IMPACT ZONE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT ACT OF 1995 RELATING TO INVESTMENT TAX CREDITS AND INCOME TAX DEDUCTIONS IN CONNECTION WITH FORMATION OF NEW BUSINESSES IN AREAS AFFECTED BY BASE CLOSING AND REALIGNMENTS, AND SECTION 12-21-6590 RELATING TO THE DESIGNATION OF EXTRAORDINARY RETAIL ESTABLISHMENTS FOR PURPOSES OF THE TOURISM INFRASTRUCTURE ADMISSIONS TAX ACT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4861 -- Rep. Vick: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 7-13-367 SO AS TO REQUIRE CHESTERFIELD COUNTY ELECTION COMMISSION TO PREPARE ONE BALLOT FOR ALL ELECTIONS WHEN A NONPARTISAN SCHOOL ELECTION IS HELD ON THE SAME DAY AS ANOTHER ELECTION.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading

H. 4862 -- Rep. Duncan: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 50-11-510, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PROHIBITION AGAINST BAITING WILD TURKEYS, SO AS TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR WHAT PRACTICES DO NOT CONSTITUTE BAITING.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Recommitted
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned

H. 4863 -- Reps. McLeod, Funderburk, J.H. Neal, Herbkersman, Clyburn and Cobb-Hunter: A BILL TO ENACT THE "COUNTY TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE ENHANCEMENT ACT OF 2008" INCLUDING PROVISIONS TO AMEND SECTION 12-28-2740, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE ALLOCATION AND USES OF MOTOR FUELS USER FEES CREDITED TO THE COUNTY TRANSPORTATION "C" FUND, SO AS TO REQUIRE A PORTION OF A COUNTY'S "C" FUND REVENUES TO BE USED FOR PUBLIC TRANSIT NEEDS, TO REQUIRE REPRESENTATION OF PUBLIC TRANSIT STAKEHOLDERS ON THE COUNTY TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE, AND REVISE THE ALLOCATION PERCENTAGE ON THE USES OF A COUNTY'S "C" FUND REVENUES; AND TO AMEND SECTION 12-28-2750, RELATING TO THE USES OF THE REVENUES OF THE USER FEE ON MOTOR FUELS, SO AS TO STEER ADDITIONAL REVENUES OF THIS USER FEE TO THE COUNTY TRANSPORTATION "C" FUND.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4864 -- Reps. Edge and Cotty: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 1-23-500, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA ADMINISTRATIVE LAW COURT, SO AS TO DELETE THE REFERENCE TO THE SPECIFIC RETIREMENT SYSTEM APPLICABLE TO JUDGES OF THIS COURT AND TO AMEND SECTION 9-11-25, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE ELECTION ALLOWED PROBATE JUDGES TO PARTICIPATE IN THE SOUTH CAROLINA POLICE OFFICERS RETIREMENT SYSTEM (SCPORS), SO AS TO ALLOW A SIMILAR ELECTION FOR ADMINISTRATIVE LAW COURT JUDGES SERVING BEFORE JULY 1, 2008, AND TO PROVIDE THAT ALL ADMINISTRATIVE LAW COURT JUDGES TAKING OFFICE AFTER JUNE 30, 2008, SHALL PARTICIPATE IN SCPORS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Proposed Amendment
Committed
Debate Adjourned
Request for Debate
Reconsidered
Point of Order

H. 4865 -- Rep. Herbkersman: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 61-6-1540, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO NONALCOHOLIC MERCHANDISE THAT A RETAIL ALCOHOLIC LIQUOR DEALER MAY SELL IN HIS PLACE OF BUSINESS, SO AS TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THE MERCHANDISE WHICH MAY BE SOLD.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4866 -- Rep. G. Brown: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE PROFOUND SORROW OF THE MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA GENERAL ASSEMBLY UPON THE DEATH OF ANNETTE MCLEOD SMITH, OF LEE COUNTY, AND TO EXTEND THEIR DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO HER CHILDREN, GRANDCHILDREN, EXTENDED FAMILY, MANY FRIENDS, AND THE BISHOPVILLE COMMUNITY.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate with Concurrence

H. 4867 -- Reps. Cato, Harrell, Haley and Viers: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 40-2-20, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE DEFINITION OF TERMS USED IN THE LICENSURE AND REGULATION OF ACCOUNTANTS, SO AS TO REVISE THE DEFINITION OF "ATTEST" AND "SUBSTANTIAL EQUIVALENCY" AND TO DEFINE "HOME OFFICE" AND "PRINCIPAL PLACE OF BUSINESS"; TO AMEND SECTION 40-2-30, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE REQUIREMENT TO BE LICENSED TO ENGAGE IN THE PRACTICE OF ACCOUNTANCY, TO RENDER CERTAIN ACCOUNTING SERVICES, AND TO USE CERTAIN ACCOUNTANCY TITLES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT OUT-OF-STATE LICENSEES WHO QUALIFY FOR A PRACTICE PRIVILEGE AND OUT-OF-STATE FIRMS THAT MEET CERTAIN REQUIREMENTS MAY ALSO RENDER SPECIFIED ACCOUNTING SERVICES AND USE CERTAIN TITLES WITHOUT BEING LICENSED OR REGISTERED IN THIS STATE; TO AMEND SECTION 40-2-35, RELATING TO REQUIREMENTS FOR LICENSURE TO PRACTICE AS A CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANT, SO AS TO REQUIRE ONE YEAR, RATHER THAN TWO YEARS, OF ACCOUNTING EXPERIENCE; TO AMEND SECTION 40-2-40, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS FOR ACCOUNTING FIRMS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THE CONDITIONS UNDER WHICH AN OUT-OF-STATE FIRM MAY RENDER CERTAIN ACCOUNTING SERVICES WITHOUT BEING REGISTERED; AND TO AMEND SECTION 40-2-245, RELATING TO REQUIREMENTS FOR AN OUT-OF-STATE LICENSEE TO OBTAIN ACCOUNTANCY PRACTICE PRIVILEGES IN THIS STATE, SO AS TO REVISE AND FURTHER SPECIFY THESE REQUIREMENTS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Point of Order
Returned by Senate with Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 4868 -- Rep. Bowers: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-43-217, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE SCHEDULE OF IMPLEMENTATION OF COUNTYWIDE APPRAISAL AND EQUALIZATION PROGRAMS OF REAL PROPERTY VALUES FOR PURPOSES OF THE PROPERTY TAX, SO AS TO ALLOW THE GOVERNING BODY OF THE COUNTY BY ORDINANCE TO POSTPONE IMPLEMENTATION FOR A SECOND YEAR.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4869 -- 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, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, 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 THE REVEREND REGINALD G. FLYNN, PASTOR OF COLUMBIA'S TEMPLE ZION BAPTIST CHURCH, FOR HIS OUTSTANDING SERVICE OVER THE PAST FIVE YEARS, AND TO WISH HIM WELL AS HE BEGINS A NEW PASTORATE IN FLINT, MICHIGAN.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate with Concurrence

H. 4870 -- 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, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, 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 PASTOR EDDIE W. DAVIS, OF RICHLAND COUNTY, FOR HIS FAITHFUL SERVICE TO LITTLE ZION BAPTIST CHURCH, AND TO CONGRATULATE HIM AND HIS CONGREGATION FOR TWENTY-FIVE YEARS OF MINISTRY TOGETHER.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate with Concurrence

H. 4871 -- 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, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, 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 HONOR DR. ETHEL MAE HENDERSON TAYLOR, OF RICHLAND COUNTY, UPON THE OCCASION OF HER RETIREMENT FROM FIFTY-EIGHT YEARS IN THE FIELD OF BROADCASTING, AND TO WISH HER SUCCESS AND HAPPINESS IN ALL HER FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate with Concurrence

H. 4872 -- Reps. Kirsh, Simrill, Gullick, Moody-Lawrence, Delleney and Mulvaney: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR YORK COUNTY AS A VITAL PART OF THIS STATE, AND TO DECLARE APRIL 30, 2008, YORK COUNTY DAY IN SOUTH CAROLINA.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate with Concurrence

H. 4873 -- Rep. M.A. Pitts: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE CAMBRIDGE ACADEMY BOWLING TEAM, OF GREENWOOD COUNTY, WITH THEIR COACH AND SCHOOL OFFICIALS, AT A DATE AND TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF BEING RECOGNIZED AND COMMENDED FOR CAPTURING THE 2008 SOUTH CAROLINA INDEPENDENT SCHOOL ASSOCIATION STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4874 -- Rep. M.A. Pitts: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND THE INITIATIVE OF THE MEMBERS OF THE CAMBRIDGE ACADEMY VARSITY BOWLING TEAM, OF GREENWOOD COUNTY, AND TO CONGRATULATE THE BOWLERS AND THEIR COACH FOR A SUCCESSFUL SEASON AND FOR TAKING THE 2008 SOUTH CAROLINA ASSOCIATION OF INDEPENDENT SCHOOLS (SCISA) CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4875 -- Rep. Kirsh: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-3360, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE CREDIT AGAINST THE STATE'S INCOME, BANK, OR INSURANCE PREMIUM TAX FOR THE CREATION OF NEW FULL-TIME JOBS, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR AN ENHANCED CREDIT FOR HEADQUARTERS GENERALLY AND SPECIFICALLY FOR COMPANIES WHO CREATE FEWER JOBS BUT AT A HIGHER RATE OF COMPENSATION; TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-3410, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE TAX CREDIT FOR ESTABLISHING OR EXPANDING HEADQUARTERS IN THIS STATE, SO AS TO CHANGE "CORPORATION" TO "TAXPAYER" REFLECTING THAT THE QUALIFYING HEADQUARTERS DO NOT HAVE TO BE CORPORATE, AND TO DEFINE "TAXPAYER"; TO AMEND SECTION 12-10-80, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE ENTERPRISE ZONE ACT OF 1995, SO AS TO DELETE THE REFERENCE TO "CORPORATE" IN CONNECTION WITH HEADQUARTERS; TO AMEND SECTION 12-20-105, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO TAX CREDITS FOR UTILITIES INFRASTRUCTURES, SO AS TO CLARIFY THAT THE CREDITS MAY BE USED ONLY IN CONNECTION WITH INDUSTRIAL OR COMMERCIAL PARKS, OR BOTH, USED FOR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, TO CLARIFY THAT WASTEWATER AND ENVIRONMENTAL COSTS ARE PART OF THE INFRASTRUCTURE, AND TO RAISE THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT OF THE CREDIT; TO AMEND SECTIONS 12-44-30, 4-12-10, AND 4-29-67, ALL AS AMENDED, ALL RELATING TO DEFINITIONS IN CONNECTION WITH VARIOUS FEES IN LIEU OF TAX PROVISIONS, ALL SO AS TO INCLUDE IN THE DEFINITION OF "PROJECT" AN AIRPLANE HANGERED OR USING AN AIRPORT IN A COUNTY, IF THE COUNTY CONSENTS; AND TO AMEND SECTIONS 12-44-120, 4-12-30, AND 4-29-67, ALL AS AMENDED, ALL RELATING TO A COUNTY'S PRIOR APPROVAL OR LATER RATIFICATION OF TRANSFER OF ITS AGREEMENTS IN CONNECTION WITH A FEE IN LIEU OF TAXES TRANSACTION, SO AS TO PROVIDE THREE DIFFERENT METHODS FOR EVIDENCING ITS APPROVAL OR RATIFICATION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4876 -- Reps. Cooper and Cotty: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 9-1-1810, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE AWARD OF ANNUAL COST-OF-LIVING INCREASES IN BENEFITS PAID BY THE SOUTH CAROLINA RETIREMENT SYSTEM TO REFLECT INCREASES IN THE CONSUMER PRICE INDEX, SO AS TO INCREASE FROM ONE PERCENT TO TWO PERCENT THE GUARANTEED ANNUAL ADJUSTMENT AND TO REVISE THE CRITERIA, INCLUDING INCREASED EMPLOYER CONTRIBUTIONS, WHICH MUST BE MET BEFORE FURTHER INCREASES MAY BE AWARDED SUBJECT TO THE CURRENT OVERALL FOUR PERCENT LIMIT ON ANNUAL COST-OF-LIVING INCREASES; TO AMEND SECTION 9-11-310, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE AWARD OF AN ANNUAL COST-OF-LIVING INCREASE IN BENEFITS PAID BY THE SOUTH CAROLINA POLICE OFFICERS RETIREMENT SYSTEM TO REFLECT INCREASES IN THE CONSUMER PRICE INDEX, SO AS TO PROVIDE A GUARANTEED TWO PERCENT ANNUAL ADJUSTMENT AND TO REVISE THE CRITERIA, INCLUDING INCREASED EMPLOYER CONTRIBUTIONS, WHICH MUST BE MET BEFORE FURTHER INCREASES MAY BE AWARDED SUBJECT TO THE CURRENT OVERALL FOUR PERCENT LIMIT ON ANNUAL COST-OF-LIVING INCREASES, TO PROVIDE FOR THE MANNER IN WHICH THE ABOVE PROVISIONS SHALL READ UPON CERTAIN CONDITIONS, AND TO PROVIDE THE ACTIONS REQUIRED BY THE STATE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD FOR THE ABOVE PROVISIONS TO BECOME EFFECTIVE; TO AMEND SECTION 9-8-125, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE ELECTION OF A MEMBER OF THE RETIREMENT SYSTEM FOR JUDGES AND SOLICITORS TO RECEIVE BENEFITS FROM THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY RETIREMENT SYSTEM UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS, SO AS TO LOWER THE REQUIRED AGE OF THE MEMBER; TO AMEND SECTIONS 9-1-1020, 9-1-1620, 9-1-1680, AND 9-1-1970, ALL AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA RETIREMENT SYSTEM, AND BY ADDING SECTIONS 9-1-1625, 9-1-1665, 9-1-1975, AND 9-1-1980 ALL SO AS TO COMPLY WITH THE QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS OF THE INTERNAL REVENUE CODE FOR THIS RETIREMENT SYSTEM WITH REGARD TO EMPLOYEE BENEFITS, EMPLOYER CONTRIBUTIONS, AND OTHER RELATED MATTERS PERTAINING TO PARTICIPATION IN AND PROCEDURES FOR THIS SYSTEM; TO AMEND SECTIONS 9-8-130, 9-8-190, BOTH AS AMENDED, AND 9-8-240, RELATING TO THE RETIREMENT SYSTEM FOR JUDGES AND SOLICITORS, AND BY ADDING SECTIONS 9-8-245, 9-8-250, 9-8-260, AND 9-8-270 ALL SO AS TO COMPLY WITH THE QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS OF THE INTERNAL REVENUE CODE FOR THIS SYSTEM WITH REGARD TO EMPLOYEE BENEFITS, EMPLOYER CONTRIBUTIONS, AND OTHER RELATED MATTERS PERTAINING TO PARTICIPATION IN AND PROCEDURES FOR THIS SYSTEM; TO AMEND SECTIONS 9-9-70, AS AMENDED, 9-9-120, 9-9-180, AS AMENDED, AND 9-9-240, RELATING TO THE RETIREMENT SYSTEM FOR MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY, AND BY ADDING SECTIONS 9-9-245, 9-9-250, 9-9-255, AND 9-9-260 ALL SO AS TO COMPLY WITH THE QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS OF THE INTERNAL REVENUE CODE FOR THIS RETIREMENT SYSTEM WITH REGARD TO EMPLOYEE BENEFITS, EMPLOYER CONTRIBUTIONS, AND OTHER RELATED MATTERS PERTAINING TO PARTICIPATION IN AND PROCEDURES FOR THIS SYSTEM; TO AMEND SECTIONS 9-11-150, 9-11-210, 9-11-270, ALL AS AMENDED, AND 9-11-350, RELATING TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA POLICE OFFICERS RETIREMENT SYSTEM, AND BY ADDING SECTIONS 9-11-155, 9-11-175, 9-11-355, AND 9-11-360 ALL SO AS TO COMPLY WITH THE QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS OF THE INTERNAL REVENUE CODE FOR THIS RETIREMENT SYSTEM WITH REGARD TO EMPLOYEE BENEFITS, EMPLOYER CONTRIBUTIONS, AND OTHER RELATED MATTERS PERTAINING TO PARTICIPATION IN AND PROCEDURES FOR THIS SYSTEM; TO AMEND SECTION 9-16-20, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE INVESTMENT OF ASSETS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA RETIREMENT SYSTEMS, SO AS TO COMPLY WITH THE QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS OF THE INTERNAL REVENUE CODE; BY ADDING CHAPTER 12 TO TITLE 9 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR QUALIFIED EXCESS BENEFIT ARRANGEMENTS; TO AMEND SECTIONS 9-1-10, 9-1-1140, AND 9-1-1620, ALL AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA RETIREMENT SYSTEMS, AND BY ADDING SECTIONS 9-1-320, 9-1-1135, AND 9-1-1775 ALL SO AS TO CODIFY CERTAIN REGULATIONS TO FURTHER IDENTIFY THE PLAN DOCUMENT FOR COMPLIANCE WITH THE QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS OF THE INTERNAL REVENUE CODE FOR THIS RETIREMENT SYSTEM; TO AMEND SECTION 9-8-70, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE RETIREMENT SYSTEM FOR JUDGES AND SOLICITORS, AND BY ADDING SECTIONS 9-8-35 AND 9-8-185 ALL SO AS TO CODIFY CERTAIN REGULATIONS TO FURTHER IDENTIFY THE PLAN DOCUMENT FOR COMPLIANCE WITH THE QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS OF THE INTERNAL REVENUE CODE FOR THIS RETIREMENT SYSTEM; TO AMEND SECTION 9-9-70, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE RETIREMENT SYSTEM FOR MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY, AND BY ADDING SECTIONS 9-9-31 AND 9-9-175 ALL SO AS TO FURTHER IDENTIFY THE PLAN DOCUMENT FOR COMPLIANCE WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF THE INTERNAL REVENUE CODE FOR THIS SYSTEM; TO AMEND SECTIONS 9-11-50 AND 9-11-150, BOTH AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA POLICE OFFICERS RETIREMENT SYSTEM, AND BY ADDING SECTIONS 9-11-35, 9-11-125, AND 9-11-265 ALL SO AS TO CODIFY CERTAIN REGULATIONS TO FURTHER IDENTIFY THE PLAN DOCUMENT FOR COMPLIANCE WITH THE QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS OF THE INTERNAL REVENUE CODE FOR THIS RETIREMENT SYSTEM; TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-40, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE REFERENCE DATE BY WHICH THIS STATE ADOPTS VARIOUS PROVISIONS OF THE INTERNAL REVENUE CODE OF 1986, SO AS TO PROVIDE A REFERENCE DATE OF DECEMBER 31, 2007; AND TO PROVIDE THAT UPON THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS ACT, REGULATIONS 19-900 THROUGH 19-997 OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA CODE OF REGULATIONS SHALL HAVE NO APPLICATION TO THE OPERATION OF TITLE 9 OF THE 1976 CODE.
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H. 4877 -- Rep. Allen: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND DR. S. C. CURETON, OF GREENVILLE COUNTY, A MINISTER, EDUCATOR, AND HUMANITARIAN, FOR SEEKING TO BUILD GOD'S KINGDOM ON EARTH, AND TO APPRECIATE HIS LONG SERVICE AS A LEADER AND HIS CONTRIBUTIONS IN THE FIELDS OF EDUCATION, SOCIAL WORK, HUMAN RIGHTS, AND RELIGION.
Introduced and Adopted
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H. 4878 -- Rep. Bedingfield: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO ALLOW THE STUDENTS, STAFF, AND SPONSORS OF TEENPACT TO USE THE CHAMBERS OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES ON FRIDAY, APRIL 4, 2008, FROM 12:00 NOON UNTIL 4:00 P.M., FOR TEENPACT STUDENTS TO CONDUCT THEIR ANNUAL MEETING.
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Adopted

H. 4879 -- Reps. Perry, Clyburn, D.C. Smith, J.R. 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, Chalk, Clemmons, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, 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 HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND CONGRATULATE THE STUDENTS, FACULTY, ADMINISTRATION, AND STAFF OF AIKEN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, IN AIKEN COUNTY, UPON RECEIVING THE 2007-2008 PALMETTO'S FINEST AWARD, AND TO COMMEND THEIR DEDICATION TO THE ATTAINMENT OF EXCELLENCE, ALWAYS STRIVING TO ACHIEVE THE FULL MEASURE OF THEIR TALENTS AND ABILITIES.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4880 -- Rep. Huggins: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND IRMO HIGH SCHOOL SENIOR PITCHER KIERSTYN WHITE FOR AN IMPRESSIVE SOFTBALL CAREER, AND TO CONGRATULATE HER FOR ACHIEVING THE MILESTONE OF ONE THOUSAND STRIKEOUTS.
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H. 4881 -- Rep. Bowers: 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 ADD A NEW RANKING FACTOR BASED ON PROPERTY TAX MILLAGE IMPOSED IN A COUNTY FOR SCHOOL OPERATIONS AND DEBT SERVICE FOR SCHOOLS TO THE EXISTING RANKING FACTORS OF PER CAPITA INCOME AND UNEMPLOYMENT RATE IN DETERMINING THE APPLICATION OF THE CREDIT IN THE COUNTIES OF THIS STATE AND TO PROVIDE THE METHOD OF CALCULATING THIS NEW SCHOOL MILLAGE FACTOR.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4882 -- Rep. Harrison: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY REPEALING SECTION 22-3-120 RELATING TO THE TIME FOR SERVING A COMPLAINT IN MAGISTRATES COURT; AND BY REPEALING SECTION 22-3-220 RELATING TO AN OFFER OF JUDGMENT IN MAGISTRATES COURT.
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H. 4883 -- Reps. Barfield, Clemmons, Edge, Hardwick, Hayes, Viers, Witherspoon and Whipper: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 4, TO CHAPTER 10 OF TITLE 4, ENACTING THE "EDUCATION CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS SALES AND USE TAX ACT" SO AS TO ALLOW A ONE PERCENT LOCAL SALES AND USE TAX TO BE IMPOSED IN A COUNTY FOR NOT MORE THAN FIFTEEN YEARS UPON REFERENDUM APPROVAL WITH THE REVENUES OF THE TAX USED BY THE COUNTY'S SCHOOL DISTRICT BOARD OF TRUSTEES TO PAY FOR SPECIFIC PUBLIC SCHOOL CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS IN THE COUNTY AND TO PROVIDE A METHOD WHEREBY REVENUE OF THE TAX MAY BE SHARED FOR THE PURPOSES OF SPECIFIC CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS ON THE CAMPUSES OF A TECHNICAL COLLEGE OR OTHER STATE INSTITUTION OF HIGHER LEARNING LOCATED IN THE COUNTY, TO PROVIDE FOR THE REFERENDUM REQUIRED FOR THE IMPOSITION OF THE TAX, THE DURATION OF THE TAX, NOT TO EXCEED FIFTEEN YEARS, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE ADMINISTRATION OF THE TAX AND THE DISTRIBUTION OF THE REVENUE.
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3rd Reading
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Point of Order

H. 4884 -- Rep. Rutherford: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 56-10-290 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DRIVER'S LICENSE OF A PERSON WHO OPERATES AN UNINSURED MOTOR VEHICLE MAY BE SUSPENDED FOR A PERIOD OF NOT MORE THAN ONE YEAR.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4885 -- Rep. Walker: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 3 TO CHAPTER 1, TITLE 40 SO AS TO ENACT THE "VOLUNTEER HEALTH CARE SERVICES ACT" PROVIDING FOR A SPONSORING ORGANIZATION TO ARRANGE FOR THE VOLUNTARY PROVISION OF FREE HEALTH CARE SERVICES BY LICENSED HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS, PROVIDING THAT A SPONSORING ORGANIZATION MUST REGISTER WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING AND REGULATION TO MAINTAIN AND PROVIDE UPON REQUEST, INFORMATION ON HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS THAT THE ORGANIZATION SPONSORS, PROVIDING THAT PROFESSIONAL LIABILITY INSURANCE COVERING A HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONAL MUST NOT EXCLUDE COVERAGE TO A HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONAL WHO PROVIDES FREE SERVICES UNDER THIS ARTICLE, PROVIDING CIVIL IMMUNITY TO HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS PROVIDING CARE UNDER THIS ARTICLE, PROVIDING THAT A HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONAL PROVIDING SERVICES UNDER THIS ARTICLE MAY NOT RECEIVE ANY COMPENSATION OR BENEFITS FOR PROVIDING THESE SERVICES, PROVIDING EXCEPTIONS TO THIS ARTICLE, AND THE EFFECT OF THIS ARTICLE ON OTHER VOLUNTEER HEALTH CARE LICENSING PROVISIONS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4886 -- Reps. Brady, Gullick, Agnew, Bannister, Bowen, Clyburn, Erickson, Funderburk, Gambrell, Harrison, Hosey, Jefferson, Neilson, Sandifer, Spires, Taylor, Williams and Cotty: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING CHAPTER 27 TO TITLE 37 SO AS TO ENACT THE "CHILD SAFE PRODUCT ACT" TO PROHIBIT THE SALE OF CHILDREN'S PRODUCTS OR COMPONENTS THAT CONTAIN SPECIFIED AMOUNTS OF CADMIUM, PHTHALATES, OR LEAD, TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES SHALL IDENTIFY CHEMICALS THAT ARE OF HIGH CONCERN TO THE HEALTH OF CHILDREN AND DEVELOPING FETUSES, TO PROVIDE THAT MANUFACTURERS OF CHILDREN'S PRODUCTS THAT CONTAIN SUCH CHEMICALS MUST PROVIDE NOTICE TO THE DEPARTMENT AND TO RETAILERS WHO SELL THESE PRODUCTS, TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT SHALL ESTABLISH AND MAINTAIN A PRODUCT SAFETY EDUCATION CAMPAIGN, TO PROVIDE FOR PENALTIES FOR VIOLATION OF THIS CHAPTER, AND TO DEFINE CERTAIN TERMS.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 4887 -- Reps. Kirsh and Cotty: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTIONS 12-54-52 AND 12-54-53 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT, FOR PURPOSES OF TAXES ADMINISTERED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE, INTERNAL REVENUE CODE SECTIONS 6694 AND 6695, RESPECTIVELY, ARE ADOPTED; AND TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-50, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO IRC SECTIONS ADOPTED BY THIS STATE, SO AS TO CONFORM TO THOSE ADDITIONS; TO AMEND SECTION 4-9-195, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO SPECIAL PROPERTY TAX ASSESSMENTS GRANTED TO CERTAIN PROPERTY, SO AS TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR CERTIFICATION OF LOW AND MODERATE INCOME RENTAL PROPERTY THAT DOES OR DOES NOT QUALIFY FOR A HISTORICAL DESIGNATION; TO AMEND SECTION 11-35-5230, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO REGULATIONS FOR NEGOTIATIONS WITH STATE MINORITY FIRMS, SO AS TO CHANGE STATUTORY REFERENCES FROM "MINORITY FIRMS" TO "SOCIALLY AND ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED SMALL BUSINESSES", AND TO CHANGE THE DELINEATION OF THE TEN-YEAR PERIOD FOR WHICH THE SUBJECT TAX CREDIT MAY BE CLAIMED; TO AMEND SECTION 11-45-55, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO TAX CREDIT CERTIFICATES IN CONNECTION WITH THE VENTURE CAPITAL INVESTMENT ACT, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE EXCHANGE OF INFORMATION AMONG CERTAIN DEPARTMENTS AND THEIR EMPLOYEES AND AGENTS; TO AMEND SECTION 12-2-20, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE DEFINITIONS OF "PERSON" AND "INDIVIDUAL" FOR PURPOSES OF TAXES ADMINISTERED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE, SO AS TO CLARIFY THE MEANING OF "PERSON"; TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-590, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO TREATMENT OF "S" CORPORATIONS FOR TAX PURPOSES, SO AS TO INCLUDE ADDITIONAL REFERENCES TO THE INTERNAL REVENUE CODE FOR SIMILAR STATE TREATMENT; TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-2250, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE APPORTIONMENT OF INCOME DERIVED BY A TAXPAYER TO THE TAXPAYER'S CONDUCT OF BUSINESS IN THIS STATE, SO AS TO CHANGE THE WORD "ALLOCATED" TO "APPORTIONED"; TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-3360, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE JOB TAX CREDIT AGAINST THE STATE INCOME TAX, SO AS TO DELETE A REFERENCE TO GENERAL CONTRACTORS IN CONNECTION WITH THE TERM "CORPORATE OFFICE"; TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-3376, RELATING TO A CREDIT AGAINST THE STATE INCOME TAX FOR THE PURCHASE OR LEASE OF A PLUG-IN HYBRID VEHICLE, SO AS TO REQUIRE THAT THE CREDIT BE THE FIRST CLAIMED FOR THAT VEHICLE, TO PROVIDE FOR REGULATIONS PROMULGATED BY THE STATE ENERGY OFFICE, TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR CLAIMING THE CAPPED CREDIT, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE EFFECT OF A REPEAL OF THE CAPS ON THE CREDIT; TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-3377, RELATING TO THE ALTERNATIVE MOTOR VEHICLE FUEL CREDIT AGAINST THE STATE INCOME TAX, SO AS TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THE CALCULATION OF THE CREDIT FOR BUSINESS USE AND TO DELETE A PROVISION DEEMING THE FEDERAL TAX TREATMENT OF THE ALTERNATIVE FUEL CREDIT TO BE PERMANENT; TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-3535, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO A CREDIT AGAINST THE STATE INCOME TAX FOR REHABILITATION OF A HISTORIC STRUCTURE, SO AS TO INCLUDE A CREDIT AGAINST THE CORPORATE LICENSE FEES; TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-3585, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE INDUSTRY PARTNERSHIP FUND CREDIT AGAINST STATE TAXES, SO AS TO ALLOW THE CREDIT TO BE USED AGAINST THE TAXPAYER'S APPLICABLE STATE INCOME TAX, BANK TAX, INSURANCE PREMIUM TAX, OR LICENSE FEE LIABILITY; TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-3587, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE CREDIT AGAINST STATE INCOME TAX FOR THE PURCHASE AND INSTALLATION OF A SOLAR ENERGY SYSTEM, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE CREDIT IS AVAILABLE FOR A BUILDING, OR BUILDINGS ON A SINGLE SITE, THAT THE CREDIT BE CLAIMED IN THE TAX YEAR THE INSTALLATION IS COMPLETED, AND THAT THE STATE ENERGY OFFICE PRESCRIBE CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS; TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-3630, RELATING TO A CREDIT AGAINST CERTAIN STATE TAXES FOR A CONTRIBUTION TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA HYDROGEN INFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPMENT FUND, SO AS TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR CLAIMING THE CREDIT; TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-5060, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE DESIGNATION OF CHARITABLE CONTRIBUTIONS ON THE STATE INCOME TAX RETURN, SO AS TO CHANGE AN ORGANIZATION'S NAME FROM "THE GIFT OF LIFE TRUST FUND OF SOUTH CAROLINA" TO "DONATE LIFE SOUTH CAROLINA"; TO AMEND SECTION 12-8-1530, RELATING TO WITHHOLDING AND REPORTING TAXES ON INCOME, SO AS TO AUTHORIZE THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE TO ALLOW A TAXPAYER TO WITHHOLD AND REPORT TAXES ANNUALLY ON INCOME FROM CERTAIN ACTIVITIES; TO AMEND SECTION 12-10-80, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE JOB DEVELOPMENT CREDIT IN CONNECTION WITH THE ENTERPRISE ZONE ACT OF 1995, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE TREATMENT OF A RETURN OF AN OVERPAYMENT OF WITHHOLDING RESULTING FROM CLAIMING THE CREDITS; TO AMEND SECTION 12-20-100, RELATING TO LICENSE TAX ON UTILITIES BASED ON PROPERTY VALUE AND GROSS RECEIPTS, SO AS TO DELETE A REFERENCE TO THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE; TO AMEND SECTION 12-20-105, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO CREDITS AGAINST ITS LICENSE TAX LIABILITY FOR A COMPANY WHO PAYS CASH FOR INFRASTRUCTURE FOR AN ELIGIBLE PRODUCT, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE CONTINUATION OF ELIGIBILITY FOR THE CREDIT UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES FOR A COMPANY THAT CONTRIBUTES THE CASH TO A COUNTY OR POLITICAL SUBDIVISION FOR AN ELIGIBLE PRODUCT EVEN IF THE PROJECT IS DISPOSED OF OR REMAINS UNCOMPLETED; TO AMEND SECTION 12-36-910, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE STATE SALES TAX, SO AS TO DELETE A REDUNDANCY; TO AMEND SECTION 12-36-2120, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO EXEMPTIONS FROM THE STATE'S SALES TAX, SO AS TO SPECIFY NOTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS FOR CLAIMING THE EXEMPTION ON THE CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS USED IN CERTAIN SINGLE MANUFACTURING AND DISTRIBUTION FACILITIES AND TO PROVIDE FOR ASSESSMENT OF ANY TAX DUE, TO SPECIFY THAT THE EXEMPTION IN CONNECTION WITH THE SALE OF CURRENCY APPLIES TO CURRENCY THAT IS LEGAL TENDER, AND TO CLARIFY THE EXEMPTION AS TO DURABLE MEDICAL EQUIPMENT AND RELATED SUPPLIES; TO AMEND SECTION 12-37-90, RELATING TO RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES OF ASSESSORS, SO AS TO DISALLOW THE ALTERATION OF AN ASSESSMENT BY THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE; TO AMEND SECTION 12-37-220, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PROPERTIES EXEMPTED FROM THE ASSESSMENT OF PROPERTY TAXES, SO AS TO CORRECT A CROSS-REFERENCE AND TO MAKE A DEFINITIONAL CHANGE FOR "FULL-TIME" JOB; TO AMEND SECTION 12-44-30, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS FOR PURPOSES OF THE FEE IN LIEU OF TAX SIMPLIFICATION ACT, SO AS TO MODIFY A CROSS-REFERENCE IN THE DEFINITION OF "SPONSOR"; TO AMEND SECTION 12-54-85, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO TIME LIMITATION FOR ASSESSMENT OF TAXES OR FEES BY THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE INSTANCE OF A TAXPAYER LACKING A VALID BUSINESS PURPOSE; TO AMEND SECTION 12-54-240, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DISCLOSURE OF RECORDS AND REPORTS BY AGENTS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DISCLOSURE BE WILFUL FOR CRIMINAL PENALTIES AND TERMINATION TO ATTACH AND SO AS TO CITE THE AGENTS AND EMPLOYEES OF SEVERAL AGENCIES; TO AMEND SECTION 12-54-250, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PAYMENT TO THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE IN READILY AVAILABLE FUNDS, SO AS TO REQUIRE THE PAYMENT OF A PERSON OWING FIFTEEN THOUSAND DOLLARS OR MORE OR A WITHHOLDING AGENT MAKING AT LEAST TWENTY-FOUR PAYMENTS A YEAR, TO PROVIDE FOR EXEMPTIONS BY THE DEPARTMENT, AND TO REQUIRE ELECTRONIC FILING OF THE ACCOMPANYING RETURNS; TO AMEND SECTION 12-60-20, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY'S INTENT IN CONNECTION WITH A DISPUTE INTERPRETED AND CONSTRUED PURSUANT TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA REVENUE PROCEDURES ACT, SO AS TO CLARIFY CERTAIN LANGUAGE; TO AMEND SECTION 12-60-510, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO EXHAUSTION OF REMEDIES BEFORE REQUESTING A HEARING BEFORE THE ADMINISTRATIVE LAW COURT IN CONNECTION WITH THE REVENUE PROCEDURES ACT, SO AS TO DISALLOW THE REMOVAL OF AN ASSESSMENT AGAINST A DEFAULTING TAXPAYER BY THE COURT; TO AMEND SECTION 12-63-20, RELATING TO THE ENERGY FREEDOM AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT ACT, SO AS TO DEFINE "BIODIESEL" FOR THAT PURPOSE AND TO REFERENCE THE DATE OF PURCHASE OF THE VEHICLE OR THE CONVERSION EQUIPMENT FOR PURPOSES OF CLAIMING A REBATE AGAINST THE SALES TAX; TO AMEND SECTION 44-43-1360, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE CHANGE FROM "GIFT OF LIFE TRUST FUND" TO "DONATE LIFE SOUTH CAROLINA", SO AS TO CORRECT A CROSS-REFERENCE; TO AMEND SECTION 46-3-260, RELATING TO THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA RENEWABLE ENERGY INFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPMENT FUND, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR ADMINISTRATION OF THE FUND BY THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE IN COORDINATION WITH THE STATE ENERGY OFFICE; TO ADD CHAPTER 64 TO TITLE 12 SO AS TO ENACT THE "SOUTH CAROLINA TEXTILES COMMUNITIES REVITALIZATION ACT", PROVIDING FOR DEFINITIONS OF "TEXTILE MILL", "TEXTILE MILL SITE", AND "NOTICE OF INTENT TO REHABILITATE", AND AN ENHANCED DEFINITION OF "REHABILITATION EXPENSES"; FOR TAX CREDITS AGAINST LOCAL PROPERTY TAXES OR STATE INCOME TAX AND CORPORATE LICENSE TAX, IN ADDITION TO THE TAX CREDIT FOR EXPENSES INCURRED IN THE REHABILITATION OF A HISTORIC STRUCTURE; FOR THE AMOUNT OF THE CREDITS AND PROCESSES FOR CLAIMING THEM INCLUDING REQUIREMENT OF FILING A NOTICE OF INTENT TO REHABILITATE; TO REPEAL CHAPTER 32 OF TITLE 6 RELATING TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA TEXTILES COMMUNITIES REVITALIZATION ACT; TO ADD CHAPTER 66 TO TITLE 12 SO AS TO ENACT THE "SOUTH CAROLINA RETAIL FACILITY REVITALIZATION ACT", PROVIDING FOR DEFINITIONS OF "RETAIL FACILITY", "RETAIL FACILITY SITE", AND "NOTICE OF INTENT TO REHABILITATE", AND AN ENHANCED DEFINITION OF "REHABILITATION EXPENSES"; FOR TAX CREDITS AGAINST LOCAL PROPERTY TAXES OR STATE INCOME TAX AND CORPORATE LICENSE TAX, IN ADDITION TO THE TAX CREDIT FOR EXPENSES INCURRED IN THE REHABILITATION OF A HISTORIC STRUCTURE; FOR THE AMOUNT OF THE CREDITS AND PROCESSES FOR CLAIMING THEM INCLUDING REQUIREMENT OF FILING A NOTICE OF INTENT TO REHABILITATE; TO REPEAL CHAPTER 34 OF TITLE 6 RELATING TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA RETAIL FACILITY REVITALIZATION ACT; TO ADD CHAPTER 68 TO TITLE 12 SO AS TO ENACT THE "SOUTH CAROLINA MOTION PICTURE INCENTIVE ACT OF 2008", REVISING AND UPDATING TAX INCENTIVES FOR MOTION PICTURE PRODUCTIONS IN THIS STATE BY ADDING AND MODERNIZING DEFINITIONS, MAKING TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS, ELIMINATING THE REBATE OF STATE AND LOCAL SALES TAXES PROVIDED UNDER FORMER LAW, PROVIDING FOR THE CARRY FORWARD OF REBATE FUNDS TO AVOID MULTIPLE APPLICATIONS, CLARIFYING THE WAGE INCENTIVE AND RESIDENT HIRING BONUS, ESTABLISHING A FIVE-YEAR APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM, INCREASING THE NUMBER OF DAYS STATE PROPERTY MAY BE USED WITHOUT FEE FROM SEVEN TO TEN DAYS, AND PROVIDING ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS FOR FILM CREDITS FOR THIS STATE; TO REPEAL CHAPTER 62 OF TITLE 12 RELATING TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA MOTION PICTURE INCENTIVE ACT; TO EXEMPT FROM THE ADMISSIONS LICENSE TAX FOR THE FIVE YEARS BEGINNING JULY 1, 2008, ALL PAID ADMISSIONS TO A MOTORSPORTS ENTERTAINMENT COMPLEX AND TO DEFINE MOTORSPORTS ENTERTAINMENT COMPLEX; TO AMEND SECTIONS 4-12-30 AND 4-29-67, BOTH AS AMENDED, RELATING TO FEES IN LIEU OF PROPERTY TAXES, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE TREATMENT OF REPLACEMENT PROPERTY, TO REVISE FEE FILING REQUIREMENTS AND PROVIDE A CIVIL PENALTY FOR VIOLATIONS, TO PROVIDE FURTHER FOR PROPERTY ELIGIBLE FOR THE FEE; TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-3410, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE CORPORATE HEADQUARTERS INCOME TAX CREDIT, SO AS TO REVISE DEFINITIONS RELATING TO ENTITIES ELIGIBLE FOR THE CREDIT; TO AMEND SECTIONS 12-44-30, 12-44-50, 12-44-60, 12-44-90, AND 12-44-110, ALL AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS, FEE AGREEMENTS, REPLACEMENT PROPERTY, FILING OF RETURNS AND PAYMENTS, AND PROPERTY INELIGIBLE FOR FEES IN LIEU OF TAX AND EXCEPTIONS THERETO, FOR PURPOSES OF THE FEE IN LIEU OF TAX SIMPLIFICATION ACT OF 1997, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE BENEFITS OF TAX EXEMPTIONS AND THE FEE AGREEMENT ENDS AFTER THE TERMINATION DATE, TO PROVIDE FOR THE TREATMENT OF REPLACEMENT PROPERTY, TO REVISE FEE FILING REQUIREMENTS AND PROVIDE A CIVIL PENALTY FOR VIOLATIONS, AND TO PROVIDE FURTHER FOR PROPERTY ELIGIBLE FOR THE FEE; TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-3600, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO A TAX CREDIT FOR ETHANOL AND BIODIESEL PRODUCTION FACILITIES, SECTION 12-6-3610, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO A TAX CREDIT FOR THE USE OF PROPERTY IN CONNECTION WITH DISTRIBUTION OR DISPENSING OF RENEWABLE FUEL, SECTION 12-6-3620, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO A TAX CREDIT FOR THE PURCHASE AND INSTALLATION OF EQUIPMENT TO PRODUCE ENERGY FROM BIOMASS RESOURCES, AND SECTION 12-6-3631, RELATING TO A TAX CREDIT FOR BIODIESEL RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT EXPENDITURES, ALL SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE QUALIFICATION FOR THE CREDITS, THE PROCESSES FOR CLAIMING THE CREDITS FOR THE PREVIOUS CALENDAR YEAR, CLARIFICATION AND DEFINITION OF ADDITIONAL TERMS, AND EFFECTS OF REPEALS OF THE CREDIT CAPS, AND TO DELETE THE CAP ON THE CREDIT IN CONNECTION WITH DISTRIBUTION AND DISPENSING OF RENEWABLE FUEL; TO AMEND SECTION 12-14-80, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE ECONOMIC IMPACT ZONE TAX CREDIT, SO AS TO RESTATE THE CREDIT AS AN INVESTMENT TAX CREDIT, PROVIDE THAT THE CREDIT IS AVAILABLE FOR THE PLACEMENT IN SERVICE OF CERTAIN QUALIFIED EQUIPMENT AND A COMMITMENT TO THE REQUIRED CAPITAL INVESTMENT, PROVIDE FOR QUALIFICATIONS FOR AND LIMITATIONS ON THE CREDIT, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE PROCESS FOR CLAIMING THE CREDIT; TO AMEND SECTION 12-28-110, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS IN CONNECTION WITH MOTOR FUELS SUBJECT TO USER FEES, SO AS TO ADD FUEL GRADE ETHANOL; TO AMEND SECTION 12-28-310, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO IMPOSITION OF THE USER FEE ON MOTOR FUELS, SO AS TO INCLUDE FUEL GRADE ETHANOL; TO AMEND SECTION 12-28-710, RELATING TO EXEMPTION FROM THE USER FEE ON MOTOR FUEL, SO AS TO EXCLUDE THE EXEMPTION FOR KEROSENE AND DIESEL FUEL WHEN THEY ARE USED TO PROPEL A VEHICLE ON THE HIGHWAY; TO AMEND SECTION 12-28-790, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO REFUND CLAIMS, SO AS TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THE CLAIM PROCESS; TO AMEND SECTION 12-28-905, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE USER FEE ON FUELS IMPORTED TO THIS STATE, SO AS TO DELETE REFERENCES TO FUEL IMPORTED BY A LICENSED OCCASIONAL IMPORTER AND MAKE TECHNICAL CHANGES; TO AMEND SECTION 12-28-925, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO COLLECTION OF THE USER FEE BY CERTAIN SELLERS, SO AS TO DELETE REFERENCE TO A BONDED IMPORTER; TO AMEND SECTION 12-28-975, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DIVERSION OF MOTOR FUEL SUBJECT TO THE USER FEE, SO AS TO PROVIDE TIME REQUIREMENTS FOR A LICENSED OR UNLICENSED IMPORTER FOR NOTIFYING THE STATE OF THE DIVERSION AND PAYING THE FEE TO THE STATE, TO DELETE REFERENCES TO REGULATIONS ESTABLISHING THOSE REQUIREMENTS FOR LICENSED IMPORTERS, AND TO DELETE PROVISIONS FOR SUPPLIERS TO ASSUME THE LIABILITY OF IMPORTERS OR CLAIMS OF EXPORTERS; TO AMEND SECTION 12-28-990, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO LIABILITY OF CERTAIN VENDORS OF MOTOR FUELS SUBJECT TO THE USER FEE FOR THE UNPAID FEE, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR PAYMENT OF THE FEE; TO AMEND SECTION 12-28-1125, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO IMPORTERS' LICENSES, SO AS TO DELETE REFERENCE TO AN OCCASIONAL IMPORTER'S LICENSE AND TO REDUCE THE FEE FOR A BONDED IMPORTER'S LICENSE; TO AMEND SECTION 12-28-1130, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO TANK WAGON IMPORTERS OF MOTOR FUEL, SO AS TO DELETE THE EXEMPTION FOR AN IMPORTER OTHERWISE LICENSED AS AN IMPORTER; TO AMEND SECTION 12-28-1139, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO LICENSING OF PERSONS LIABLE FOR THE USER FEE, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR A BLENDER/VENDOR LICENSE AND A MANUFACTURER'S LICENSE; TO AMEND SECTION 12-28-1155, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO BONDING OF SUPPLIERS OF MOTOR FUEL SUBJECT TO THE USER FEE, SO AS TO EXEMPT CERTAIN VENDORS AND MANUFACTURERS FROM THE BONDING REQUIREMENT; TO AMEND SECTION 12-28-1300, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO REPORTING REQUIREMENTS, SO AS TO DELETE REFERENCE TO A CUSTOMER'S USER FEE LIABILITY; TO AMEND SECTION 12-28-1310, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO VERIFIED STATEMENTS FILED BY LICENSED BONDED IMPORTERS, SO AS TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THE INFORMATION REQUIRED; TO AMEND SECTION 12-28-1370, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO A TRANSPORTER OF MOTOR FUEL, SO AS TO MAKE A TECHNICAL CHANGE; TO AMEND SECTION 12-28-1390, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO A VENDOR OF FUELS NOT SUBJECT TO THE USER FEE, AND TO ADD SECTIONS 12-28-1396 AND 12-28-1397, ALL SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE TIME REQUIREMENTS FOR REPORTING AND PAYING THE USER FEE; TO AMEND SECTIONS 12-28-1535, 12-28-1540, 12-28-1545, 12-28-1720, AND 12-28-1730, ALL AS AMENDED, AND ALL RELATING TO RESTRICTIONS ON SELLING, USING, DELIVERING, STORING, OR IMPORTING MOTOR FUELS SUBJECT TO THE USER FEE, ALL SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR CIVIL PENALTIES AND TO DELETE CRIMINAL PENALTIES EXCEPT AS TO NONPAYMENT OF THE USER FEE OVER TO THE STATE; TO REPEAL SECTION 12-28-1305 RELATING TO THE LICENSED OCCASIONAL IMPORTER; TO ADD SECTION 12-59-85 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A FORFEITED LAND COMMISSION MAY REFUSE TO ACCEPT TITLE TO PROPERTY BID ON BY THE COUNTY AUDITOR; TO AMEND SECTION 12-37-220, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PROPERTY EXEMPTED FROM TAXATION IN THIS STATE, SO AS TO EXEMPT A MOBILE HOME WORTH LESS THAN TWO THOUSAND FIVE HUNDRED DOLLARS; TO AMEND SECTION 12-37-714, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PROPERTY TAXATION OF A BOAT FOR THE TIME PERIOD IN WHICH IT IS LOCATED IN THIS STATE, SO AS TO REVISE THE TIME PERIODS; TO AMEND SECTION 12-37-2725, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO REGISTRATION OF A LICENSED VEHICLE IN ANOTHER STATE, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR A RECEIPT FORM TO SUBSTITUTE FOR RETURN OF THE LICENSE PLATE AND REGISTRATION CERTIFICATE TO THIS STATE; TO AMEND SECTION 12-39-220, RELATING TO ASSESSMENT OF REAL ESTATE OMITTED FROM A DUPLICATE OR RETURN, SO AS TO INCLUDE PERSONAL PROPERTY; TO AMEND SECTION 12-51-50, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO SALE OF PROPERTY AT A TAX SALE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE SALE OCCUR ON AN ADVERTISED DATE AND TO DELETE THE REQUIREMENT OF REGULAR HOURS; TO AMEND SECTION 12-51-70, RELATING TO A DEFAULTING BIDDER IN A TAX SALE, SO AS TO INCREASE HIS LIABILITY FROM THREE HUNDRED TO ONE THOUSAND DOLLARS; TO AMEND SECTION 12-54-85, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO COLLECTION AND ENFORCEMENT OF TAXES, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR A TIME LIMITATION FOR ASSESSMENT OF TAXES OR FEES FOR PROPERTY OMITTED FROM A DUPLICATE OR RETURN; TO AMEND SECTION 61-6-20, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS FOR PURPOSES OF THE ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE CONTROL ACT, SO AS TO SPECIFICALLY DESCRIBE ACTIVITIES THAT CONSTITUTE "BONA FIDE ENGAGED PRIMARILY AND SUBSTANTIALLY IN THE PREPARATION AND SERVING OF MEALS"; TO AMEND SECTION 61-6-1610, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO A LICENSED PREMISES "BONA FIDE ENGAGED PRIMARILY AND SUBSTANTIALLY IN THE PREPARATION AND SERVING OF MEALS", SO AS TO ADD DEFINITIONS AND TO PROVIDE FOR DISPLAY OF THE LICENSE; TO AMEND SECTION 61-6-2010, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO A FIFTY-TWO WEEK TEMPORARY PERMIT, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR A PRORATED REFUND UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES; TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-40, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE APPLICATION OF THE FEDERAL INTERNAL REVENUE CODE TO STATE TAX LAWS, SO AS TO INCLUDE THE IRC AS AMENDED THROUGH 2007; TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-1120, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO COMPUTATION OF SOUTH CAROLINA GROSS INCOME, SO AS TO EXCLUDE TIER III RAILROAD RETIREMENT BENEFITS; TO AMEND SECTION 12-28-955, RELATING TO RETAINING A PORTION OF THE USER FEE FOR ADMINISTRATIVE COSTS, SO AS TO DELETE THE RETENTION IN FAVOR OF REQUESTING A REFUND FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE IN SPECIFIED AMOUNTS FOR EXPENSES OR ANNUAL ADMINISTRATIVE COSTS; TO AMEND SECTION 12-44-30, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS FOR PURPOSES OF THE FEE IN LIEU OF TAX SIMPLIFICATION ACT, SO AS TO MODIFY A CROSS REFERENCE IN THE DEFINITION OF "SPONSOR"; TO ADD SECTION 12-45-17 SO AS TO REQUIRE ANNUAL CONTINUING EDUCATION TRAINING FOR COUNTY TAX COLLECTORS; AND TO AMEND SECTION 12-54-70, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO EXTENSIONS OF TIME FOR THE FILING OF TAX RETURNS OR PAYMENT OF TAXES DUE, SO AS TO CONFORM THE EXTENSION TO THE CORRESPONDING FEDERAL EXTENDED TIME PERIOD.
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H. 4888 -- Reps. Sellers, J.H. Neal and Hart: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 59-65-10, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO COMPULSORY SCHOOL ATTENDANCE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A CHILD MUST ATTEND SCHOOL UNTIL HE ATTAINS THE AGE OF EIGHTEEN; TO AMEND SECTION 20-7-6605, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS OF THE CHILDREN'S CODE, SO AS TO DEFINE "CHILD" FOR THE PURPOSE OF TRUANCY AS A PERSON WHO IS LESS THAN EIGHTEEN YEARS OF AGE; TO AMEND SECTION 20-7-7415, RELATING TO PREHEARING INQUIRY AND INVESTIGATION IN PROCEEDINGS AGAINST A CHILD, SO AS TO SPECIFY HOW COURT DOCUMENTS FOR TRUANCY PETITIONS MUST BE TITLED; TO AMEND SECTION 20-7-7807, RELATING TO SUSPENSION OR RESTRICTION OF A CHILD'S DRIVER'S LICENSE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A COURT MAY RESTRICT THE DRIVER'S LICENSE OF A CHILD WHO IS ADJUDICATED DELINQUENT FOR TRUANCY; AND TO AMEND SECTION 20-7-7810, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO COMMITMENT OF A CHILD, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A CHILD MAY BE COMMITTED FOR A VIOLATION OF A COURT ORDER TO ATTEND SCHOOL PRIOR TO THE CHILD'S EIGHTEENTH BIRTHDAY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4889 -- Rep. Walker: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 8-11-83, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PAYROLL DEDUCTIONS FOR DUES OF STATE ASSOCIATIONS, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR PAYROLL DEDUCTIONS FOR THE PAYMENT OF MEMBERSHIP DUES OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATION ASSOCIATION, TO DELETE THE REQUIREMENT THAT NO DEDUCTION BE PAID TO A NATIONAL OR MULTI-STATE ASSOCIATION OR GROUP, AND TO PROVIDE THAT PAYROLL DEDUCTIONS FOR SUCH DUES MUST CEASE EFFECTIVE WITH THE FIRST PAYROLL DATE OCCURRING MORE THAN TWELVE MONTHS AFTER THE LAST DETERMINATION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4890 -- Reps. Cooper and Moss: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 44-96-380, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE REGULATION OF CERTAIN LANDFILLS, SO AS TO PROVIDE AN OPERABLE FIRE HYDRANT MUST BE LOCATED WITHIN TWO HUNDRED FEET OF THE ENTRANCE TO A CONSTRUCTION, DEMOLITION, AND LAND-CLEARING DEBRIS LANDFILL FOR WHICH THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL GRANTS A PERMIT AFTER JUNE 30, 2008.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added

H. 4891 -- Reps. Bannister, Coleman, Brantley, Whipper, Bedingfield, Leach, Davenport, Bowen, Brady, Cato, Delleney, Gambrell, Hamilton, Littlejohn, Mahaffey, Rice, Sandifer, Shoopman, Simrill, G.R. Smith, Spires, Thompson and Young: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 8-1-25 SO AS TO CREATE THE OFFENSE OF FALSE STATEMENTS OR WRITINGS BY PUBLIC OFFICERS OR EMPLOYEES RELATING TO THE PROCUREMENT PROCESS, TO PROVIDE A PENALTY, AND TO PROVIDE EXCEPTIONS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4892 -- Reps. Haley, Loftis, Cato, Walker, Merrill, Huggins, Hutson, Harrell, E.H. Pitts, Hodges, Spires, Bowen, Ballentine, Funderburk, Knight, Cobb-Hunter, Jefferson, Ott, Owens, Sandifer, J.R. Smith, Chalk, Hardwick, Brady, Whipper, R. Brown and Mitchell: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 12-6-3640 SO AS TO CREATE THE "ENERGY INDEPENDENCE AND SUSTAINABLE HOMES ACT"; TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-3587, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE PURCHASE AND INSTALLATION OF CERTAIN SOLAR ENERGY HEATING OR COOLING SYSTEMS, SO AS TO PROVIDE A LOCAL GOVERNMENT OR HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION MAY NOT PROHIBIT THE INSTALLATION OF A SOLAR ENERGY HEATING OR COOLING SYSTEM IN A RESIDENTIAL HOME.
Introduced and Committed
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H. 4893 -- Rep. Kennedy: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND THE C.E. MURRAY HIGH SCHOOL "LADY WAR EAGLES" BASKETBALL TEAM, OF WILLIAMSBURG COUNTY, ON ITS IMPRESSIVE WIN OF THE 2008 CLASS A STATE GIRLS BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE, AND TO HONOR THE PLAYERS, COACHES, AND STAFF ON AN OUTSTANDING SEASON.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4894 -- Rep. Kennedy: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE C.E. MURRAY HIGH SCHOOL "LADY WAR EAGLES" 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 2008 CLASS A STATE GIRLS BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4895 -- Reps. McLeod, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, 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 AUTHORIZE THE SOUTH CAROLINA SILVER HAIRED LEGISLATURE TO USE THE CHAMBER OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES ON TUESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 16 THROUGH SEPTEMBER 18, 2008, 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. 4896 -- Reps. Cooper, Rice, White, Sandifer, Thompson, Owens, Agnew, Gambrell, Whitmire, Hiott, Bowen and Skelton: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-53-290 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE AREA COMMISSION OF TRI-COUNTY TECHNICAL COLLEGE MAY ENTER INTO GROUND LEASE AGREEMENTS WITH PRIVATE ENTITIES UPON APPROVAL OF THE STATE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD.
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H. 4897 -- Rep. Gullick: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR THE CHARITABLE WORK OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA LIONS INTERNATIONAL AND TO SET ASIDE APRIL 13 TO APRIL 20, 2008, AS LIONS WEEK IN SOUTH CAROLINA IN HONOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA LIONS CONVENTION TO BE HELD FROM APRIL 17 TO APRIL 20, 2008.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate with Concurrence

H. 4898 -- Rep. Gullick: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 20-1-220, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO REQUIREMENTS FOR ISSUANCE OF A MARRIAGE LICENSE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON APPLYING FOR A MARRIAGE LICENSE WHO DOES NOT HAVE A SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER OR AN ALIEN IDENTIFICATION NUMBER MAY PRESENT DOCUMENTATION THAT IS PROOF THAT THE PERSON IS LEGALLY IN THE UNITED STATES.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4899 -- Reps. Edge, Ott, Crawford, Whipper, Huggins, Alexander, Anthony, Bales, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Brady, Branham, Cato, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Davenport, Duncan, Erickson, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hardwick, Hayes, Hosey, Jennings, Leach, Limehouse, Mack, Mahaffey, McLeod, Moss, Mulvaney, J.H. Neal, Parks, Perry, Pinson, M.A. Pitts, Rice, Sandifer, Scott, Sellers, Shoopman, Simrill, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Stavrinakis, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Viers, White, Witherspoon and Mitchell: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO CREATE A COMMITTEE TO EXAMINE THE DELIVERY OF BEHAVIORAL HEALTH CARE SERVICES IN SOUTH CAROLINA, AND TO REPORT ITS FINDINGS AND RECOMMENDATIONS TO THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY BY FEBRUARY 15, 2010.
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Ratified

H. 4900 -- Reps. Cato, Gambrell, Bowen, Mitchell, Hiott, J.R. Smith, Kelly, Brady, Walker, Bedingfield, Agnew, Barfield, Battle, Bowers, Clemmons, Gullick, Limehouse, Loftis, Lowe, Mahaffey, Moss, Owens, Pinson, Sandifer, D.C. Smith, Spires, Talley, Toole, White, Hardwick and Whipper: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING CHAPTER 51 TO TITLE 23 SO AS TO ENACT THE "REDUCED CIGARETTE IGNITION PROPENSITY STANDARDS AND FIREFIGHTER PROTECTION ACT", TO PROVIDE DEFINITIONS FOR TERMS CONTAINED IN THIS ACT, TO PROVIDE THAT CIGARETTES MAY NOT BE SOLD OR OFFERED FOR SALE IN THIS STATE UNLESS THEY HAVE BEEN TESTED IN ACCORDANCE WITH CERTAIN TEST METHODS, MET CERTAIN PERFORMANCE STANDARDS, RECEIVED CERTAIN CERTIFICATIONS, AND HAVE BEEN PROPERLY MARKED, TO SPECIFY THE TESTING METHODS AND PERFORMANCE STANDARDS THAT MUST BE MET.
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Ratified
Veto Message
Veto Overridden

H. 4901 -- 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, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, 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 "VETS FOR FREEDOM" FOR THEIR SERVICE TO THE NATION AND TO WISH THEM MUCH SUCCESS IN GENERATING PUBLIC SUPPORT FOR THE COURAGEOUS MEMBERS OF OUR ARMED SERVICES.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4902 -- Reps. Hutson, Harrell, Knight and Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND THE SUMMERVILLE HIGH SCHOOL WRESTLING TEAM FOR ITS EXCEPTIONAL SEASON AND FOR CAPTURING THE 2008 CLASS AAAA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE, AND TO HONOR THE TEAM'S SUPERLATIVE PLAYERS, COACHES, AND STAFF.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate with Concurrence

H. 4903 -- Reps. Hutson, Harrell, Knight and Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE SUMMERVILLE 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 2008 CLASS AAAA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4904 -- Reps. Alexander, Branham, Crawford, Lowe and Williams: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEMORATE THE FIFTIETH ANNIVERSARY OF THE UNINTENTIONAL RELEASE OF AN UNARMED ATOMIC WARHEAD OVER THE MARS BLUFF COMMUNITY IN FLORENCE COUNTY.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Adopted
Returned by Senate with Concurrence

H. 4905 -- Rep. Govan: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 59-127-20, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE ELECTION AND TERMS OF MEMBERS OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF SOUTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE FIRST THREE AT-LARGE SEAT VACANCIES ON THE BOARD OCCURRING AFTER JANUARY 1, 2009, SHALL BE FILLED BY ELECTION OF THE NATIONAL ALUMNI ASSOCIATION OF THE UNIVERSITY BY SUCH MEANS AND METHODS AS MAY BE DETERMINED BY THE NATIONAL ALUMNI ASSOCIATION OR ANY SUCCEEDING ORGANIZATION, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THIS PROCEDURE THEN SHALL BE FOLLOWED WHEN ELECTING SUCCESSORS TO THESE THREE AT-LARGE MEMBERS IN FUTURE YEARS.
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H. 4906 -- Rep. Phillips: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO FIX WEDNESDAY, MAY 21, 2008, IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING THE ELECTION OF A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE COURT OF APPEALS AND A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE FAMILY COURT, 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 COLLEGE OF CHARLESTON, THE CITADEL, CLEMSON UNIVERSITY, COASTAL CAROLINA UNIVERSITY, FRANCIS MARION UNIVERSITY, LANDER UNIVERSITY, THE MEDICAL UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA, SOUTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY, THE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA, WIL LOU GRAY OPPORTUNITY SCHOOL, AND WINTHROP UNIVERSITY TO SUCCEED THOSE MEMBERS WHOSE TERMS EXPIRE IN 2008, OR WHOSE POSITIONS OTHERWISE MUST BE FILLED; AND TO ESTABLISH A PROCEDURE REGARDING NOMINATIONS AND SECONDING SPEECHES FOR THE CANDIDATES FOR THESE OFFICES DURING THE JOINT SESSION.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate with Amendment
Tabled

H. 4907 -- Rep. Barfield: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-29-250 SO AS TO DEFINE CERTAIN TERMS, AND TO PROVIDE THAT A PUBLIC SCHOOL MAY NOT PRESENT OR ALLOW TO BE PRESENTED A SCHOOL PROGRAM THAT INVOLVES INSTRUCTION OR DISCUSSION OF ALTERNATIVE SEXUAL BEHAVIOR.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4908 -- Rep. Cooper: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-28-2920, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE CONSTRUCTION OF TOLL ROADS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT FUNDS DERIVED FROM TOLLS MUST BE USED FOR CERTAIN PURPOSES BY THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION IN ITS SOLE DISCRETION, TO PROVIDE THAT THESE PURPOSES INCLUDE THE COST OF ACQUISITION, IMPROVEMENT, AND REFINANCING OF A TOLL PROJECT, AND TO PROVIDE THAT UPON REPAYMENT OF CERTAIN COSTS WHICH INCLUDE THE REFINANCING AND SATISFACTION OF THE OBLIGATIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION UNDER CERTAIN AUTHORIZED AGREEMENTS; AND TO AMEND SECTION 57-3-200, RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION'S AUTHORITY TO ENTER INTO AGREEMENTS TO FINANCE, CONSTRUCT, AND MAINTAIN HIGHWAYS, ROADS, STREETS, AND BRIDGES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT MAY ALSO ENTER INTO AGREEMENTS TO FINANCE AND REFINANCE THESE PROJECTS, TO DELETE THE PROVISION THAT RESTRICTS THE DEPARTMENT'S AND THE STATE'S POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONS' POWER TO ACQUIRE, CONSTRUCT, EQUIP, MAINTAIN, OR OPERATE CERTAIN PROJECTS, TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT SHALL ESTABLISH INITIAL TOLLS, BUT MAY DELEGATE ITS AUTHORITY TO REVISE TOLLS BASED UPON CERTAIN CRITERIA, TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT MAY ALTER, EXTEND, AMEND, MODIFY, TRANSFER OR ASSIGN ITS AGREEMENTS, TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT MUST USE A COMPETITIVE SELECTION PROCESS WHEN IT SOLICITS AND SELECTS A PRIVATE ENTITY TO ENTER INTO A PARTNERSHIP AGREEMENT, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT IS EXEMPT FROM THE PROVISIONS CONTAINED IN THE STATE PROCUREMENT CODE.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended

H. 4909 -- Rep. Walker: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-2110, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, TO ENACT "THE SOUTH CAROLINA DRUG FREE TRUCKING ACT", RELATING TO DISQUALIFICATION FROM DRIVING A COMMERCIAL MOTOR VEHICLE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON WITH A VERIFIED POSITIVE DRUG TEST OR ALCOHOL CONFIRMATION TEST IS DISQUALIFIED FROM DRIVING A COMMERCIAL MOTOR VEHICLE UNTIL THE PERSON SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETES AN ALCOHOL OR DRUG PROGRAM; AND BY ADDING SECTION 56-1-2135, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A MEDICAL REPORTING OFFICER CONDUCTING DRUG OR ALCOHOL CONFIRMATION TESTS PURSUANT TO 49 C.F.R. 40 MUST REPORT POSITIVE VERIFIED TEST RESULTS TO THE DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended

H. 4910 -- Rep. Cobb-Hunter: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 20-4-60, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO AN ORDER FOR PROTECTION FROM DOMESTIC ABUSE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE COURT MAY PROHIBIT HARM OR HARASSMENT TO A PET ANIMAL OWNED, POSSESSED, KEPT, OR HELD BY THE PETITIONER AND TO PROVIDE THAT IN ORDERING TEMPORARY POSSESSION OF PERSONAL PROPERTY, THE COURT MAY ORDER THE TEMPORARY POSSESSION OF PET ANIMALS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4911 -- Reps. Walker, E.H. Pitts, Duncan, Rice, Hagood, Harvin, Miller, Battle, Govan, Scott and Gambrell: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING CHAPTER 35 TO TITLE 56 SO AS TO ESTABLISH IDLING RESTRICTIONS FOR COMMERCIAL DIESEL VEHICLES, TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR VEHICLES THAT VIOLATE THE PROVISIONS OF THIS CHAPTER, TO PROVIDE THAT THE STATE TRANSPORT POLICE DIVISION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY SHALL ENFORCE THE PROVISIONS CONTAINED IN THIS CHAPTER, TO PROVIDE THAT FINES COLLECTED PURSUANT TO THIS CHAPTER MUST BE PLACED IN THE DIESEL IDLING REDUCTION FUND ADMINISTERED BY THE STATE TREASURY AND USED TO DEVELOP AND OPERATE AN IDLING AWARENESS PROGRAM, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL SHALL PROMULGATE REGULATIONS TO ADMINISTER AND ENFORCE THE PROVISIONS OF THIS CHAPTER.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended

H. 4912 -- Rep. W.D. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 12-6-3685 SO AS TO ESTABLISH A TAX CREDIT AGAINST THE STATE'S INCOME TAX FOR AN EMPLOYER WHO PROVIDES OR SPONSORS A BASIC SKILLS EDUCATION PROGRAM, PROVIDE FOR QUALIFICATIONS FOR THE PROGRAM AND ELIGIBILITY FOR THE CREDIT, AS DETERMINED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE, THE PROCESS FOR CLAIMING THE CREDIT, AND DEFINITIONS; TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-3360, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO TAXPAYERS WHO QUALIFY FOR AN ANNUAL JOB TAX CREDIT AGAINST THE STATE'S INCOME TAX, BANK TAX, OR INSURANCE PREMIUM TAX, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR DESIGNATION OF EACH COUNTY BY THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AS A TIER ONE, TIER TWO, OR TIER THREE COUNTY PURSUANT TO ITS DEVELOPMENT FACTOR, TO DESCRIBE AND DEFINE A QUALIFYING FACILITY, TO MODIFY THE AMOUNTS OF THE CREDITS FOR JOB CREATION, TO SPECIFY MAINTENANCE OF STATEWIDE EMPLOYMENT, TO FURTHER DEFINE TERMS, AND TO DESCRIBE NEW ELIGIBILITY FOR THE JOB TAX CREDIT; TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-3367, RELATING TO THE MORATORIUM ON TAXES FOR CERTAIN COMPANIES CREATING NEW JOBS IN THE STATE, AND SECTION 12-6-3470, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE EMPLOYER INCOME TAX CREDIT FOR HIRING A PERSON RECEIVING FAMILY INDEPENDENCE PAYMENTS, BOTH SO AS TO CONFORM TO THE NEW COUNTY DESIGNATIONS; TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-3530, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO CREDIT AGAINST THE STATE INCOME, BANK, OR INSURANCE PREMIUM TAX, SO AS TO REDEFINE QUALIFICATIONS AND PROCESSES FOR CLAIMING THE CREDIT FOR AMOUNTS DONATED TO A COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION AND TO LIMIT THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT OF THE CREDITS; TO AMEND SECTIONS 12-10-60, 12-10-80, 12-10-81, 12-10-85, ALL AS AMENDED, AND 12-10-90, ALL RELATING TO THE ENTERPRISE ZONE ACT OF 1995 PROVIDING FOR A JOB DEVELOPMENT TAX CREDIT AVAILABLE TO A QUALIFYING BUSINESS IN CONNECTION WITH JOB CREATION AND MINIMUM INVESTMENT IN ACCORDANCE WITH A REVITALIZATION AGREEMENT WITH THE SOUTH CAROLINA COORDINATING COUNCIL, SO AS TO CONFORM THE PROVISIONS TO THE NEW COUNTY DESIGNATIONS; AND TO REPEAL CHAPTER 14 OF TITLE 12 RELATING TO THE ECONOMIC IMPACT ZONE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT ACT OF 1995 AND A TAX CREDIT FOR CERTAIN MANUFACTURERS MAKING QUALIFIED INVESTMENTS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4913 -- Rep. Whitmire: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE THE APRIL 6, 2008, CELEBRATION OF THE FIVE-YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF THE WALHALLA CIVIC AUDITORIUM'S OFFICIAL OPENING, AND TO COMMEND THE WALHALLA CIVIC AUDITORIUM COMMITTEE FOR ITS DILIGENCE IN MAKING THE AUDITORIUM A CROWN JEWEL IN WALHALLA, OCONEE COUNTY, AND THE UPSTATE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4914 -- 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, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, 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 AND WELCOME FOURTEEN STUDENTS AND THEIR CHAPERONES VISITING SOUTH CAROLINA FROM JAPAN MARCH 22 TO APRIL 4, 2008, AND TO COMMEND THE CULTURAL CONNECTIONS PROGRAM, OF BLYTHEWOOD, FOR ITS MISSION TO BRIDGE COMMUNICATION BETWEEN OUR GREAT NATION AND THE PEOPLE OF JAPAN.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4915 -- 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, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, 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 HONOR SUSAN A. MONTGOMERY, OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS, FOR TWENTY-TWO YEARS OF FAITHFUL SERVICE TO THE CITIZENS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, AND TO WISH HER MUCH SUCCESS IN ALL HER FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate with Concurrence

H. 4916 -- Rep. Brantley: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR LUCIUS ERVIN, OF HAMPTON COUNTY, A LONG-TIME EMPLOYEE AT ESTILL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, AND COMMEND THE EXAMPLE HE SETS FOR THE STUDENTS AT ESTILL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4917 -- Reps. Thompson and Cobb-Hunter: 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, DECEMBER 4, 2008, AND FRIDAY, DECEMBER 5, 2008, TO CONDUCT A YOUTH IN GOVERNMENT PROGRAM.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Adopted

H. 4918 -- Rep. Spires: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION NAME THE INTERSECTION OF SOUTH CAROLINA HIGHWAY 302 AND FISH HATCHERY ROAD IN LEXINGTON COUNTY "BILLY G. STONE INTERSECTION" AND ERECT APPROPRIATE MARKERS OR SIGNS AT THIS INTERSECTION THAT CONTAIN THE WORDS "BILLY G. STONE INTERSECTION".
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Adopted

H. 4919 -- Rep. Talley: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 16-1-125 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON WITH A PRIOR CONVICTION FOR A VIOLENT OFFENSE OR AN OFFENSE WITH A MAXIMUM PENALTY OF TWENTY YEARS OR MORE WHO IS CONVICTED OF ANOTHER FELONY OFFENSE MAY NOT HAVE HIS SENTENCE SUSPENDED NOR MAY PROBATION BE GRANTED.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4920 -- Rep. Rutherford: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-745, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO MANDATORY SUSPENSION OF A PERSON'S DRIVER'S LICENSE FOR CERTAIN CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE CONVICTIONS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT DRIVER'S LICENSE SUSPENSION UNDER THESE CIRCUMSTANCES IS IN THE DISCRETION OF THE JUDGE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4921 -- Reps. Moss, M.A. Pitts, Lowe, Phillips and Pinson: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 47-1-10, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS IN REGARD TO CRUELTY TO ANIMALS, SO AS TO REVISE THE DEFINITION OF "ANIMAL"; TO AMEND SECTION 47-1-40, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO ILL-TREATMENT OF ANIMALS, SO AS TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR EXCEPTIONS TO THE SECTION; AND TO AMEND SECTION 47-3-630, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PENALTIES IN REGARD TO TEASING, MALTREATING, OR INJURING POLICE DOGS OR HORSES, SO AS TO REVISE THE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS INCLUDING MAKING A PARTICULAR OFFENSE A FELONY.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Point of Order
Returned by Senate with Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 4922 -- Rep. Cotty: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE THE STUDENTS, FACULTY, STAFF, AND ADMINISTRATION OF LAKE CAROLINA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, IN RICHLAND COUNTY, ON RECEIVING THE 2008 CAROLINA FIRST PALMETTO'S FINEST AWARD.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4923 -- Rep. Cotty: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR THE BOOKMAN ROAD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT COUNCIL, OF RICHLAND COUNTY, UPON THE OCCASION OF RECEIVING THE 2008 DICK AND TUNKY RILEY SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT AWARD, AND TO COMMEND THE MEMBERS WHO CONTRIBUTED TO THIS SUCCESS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4924 -- Reps. Young, Loftis, Walker, Merrill, G.R. Smith, Ballentine, Bingham, Bowen, Herbkersman, Limehouse, Scarborough, Umphlett, White and Erickson: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO DISTRIBUTE A PORTION OF HOMESTEAD EXEMPTION FUND REVENUE CARRIED FORWARD TO FISCAL YEAR 2008-2009 TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL DISTRICT BASED ON A PER PUPIL FORMULA.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor removed

H. 4925 -- Reps. Young, Merrill, Simrill, Cobb-Hunter, Crawford and Kirsh: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 24-3-580 SO AS TO PROHIBIT THE DISCLOSURE OF THE IDENTITY OF MEMBERS OF AN EXECUTION TEAM AND TO ALLOW FOR CIVIL PENALTIES FOR A VIOLATION OF THE SECTION, AND BY ADDING SECTION 24-3-590 SO AS TO PROHIBIT LICENSING AGENCIES FROM TAKING ACTION TO REVOKE, SUSPEND, OR DENY A LICENSE TO A PERSON WHO PARTICIPATES ON AN EXECUTION TEAM.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4926 -- Rep. Funderburk: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 7-7-340, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE DESIGNATION OF VOTING PRECINCTS IN KERSHAW COUNTY, SO AS TO REDESIGNATE A MAP NUMBER 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. 4927 -- Reps. Littlejohn, Kirsh, Brantley, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Davenport, Haskins, Hodges, Hosey, Loftis, Moss, J.R. Smith, Barfield, Witherspoon and Whipper: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 12-6-3680 SO AS TO ALLOW A REFUNDABLE INCOME TAX CREDIT TO A RECYCLING FACILITY EQUAL TO THE YEARLY AMOUNT EXPENDED BY THE RECYCLING FACILITY FOR ELECTRIC SERVICE MULTIPLIED BY ONE PERCENT IN THE FIRST YEAR THE CREDIT IS CLAIMED, TWO PERCENT IN THE SECOND YEAR, AND INCREASING BY TWO PERCENT IN THE YEARS UP TO A MAXIMUM OF EIGHT PERCENT, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE CREDIT IS ALLOWED ONLY IF THE ANNUAL FEBRUARY FIFTEENTH FORECAST BY THE BOARD OF ECONOMIC ADVISORS OF ANNUAL GENERAL FUND REVENUE FORECASTS GROWTH THAT EQUALS AT LEAST FIVE PERCENT OF THE MOST RECENT ESTIMATE OF GENERAL FUND REVENUES.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Proposed Amendment
Point of Order

H. 4928 -- Reps. Jefferson, Lowe, Howard, G.M. Smith, Crawford, Cobb-Hunter, Alexander, Moss, Kennedy, Brantley, Williams, J.H. Neal, Clyburn, Hosey, Barfield, Breeland, Haskins, Hodges, Loftis, Miller, Allen, Jennings, R. Brown, Whipper, Knight, Erickson, Hart and Mitchell: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO ESTABLISH THE STROKE SYSTEMS OF CARE STUDY COMMITTEE TO DEVELOP RECOMMENDATIONS FOR A STATE STROKE SYSTEMS OF CARE COMPREHENSIVE SERVICE DELIVERY SYSTEM AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE MEMBERSHIP, DUTIES, AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE STUDY COMMITTEE.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended

H. 4929 -- Reps. Haley, Toole, Ballentine, Bingham, Frye, Huggins, McLeod, Ott and Spires: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION NAME THE PORTION OF PLATT SPRINGS ROAD IN LEXINGTON COUNTY FROM ITS INTERSECTION WITH SOUTH CAROLINA HIGHWAY 6 TO ITS INTERSECTION WITH KYZER ROAD THE "LANCE CORPORAL JOSHUA L. TORRENCE MEMORIAL HIGHWAY" AND ERECT APPROPRIATE MARKERS OR SIGNS ALONG THIS PORTION OF HIGHWAY THAT CONTAIN THE WORDS "LANCE CORPORAL JOSHUA L. TORRENCE MEMORIAL HIGHWAY".
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Adopted
Returned by Senate with Concurrence

H. 4930 -- Reps. G.M. Smith, Cato and Bannister: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 16-17-680, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO UNLAWFUL PURCHASE OF COPPER, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IT IS UNLAWFUL TO PURCHASE NONFERROUS METALS FROM A PERSON WHO IS NOT AN AUTHORIZED RETAILER OR WHOLESALER UNLESS THE PERSON IS A SECONDARY METALS RECYLCLER AND VERIFIES THE SELLER'S NAME AND ADDRESS, CERTAIN OTHER IDENTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS ARE MET, THE SECONDARY METALS RECYCLER MAY ONLY PURCHASE NONFERROUS METALS FOR CASH CONSIDERATION, PROCEDURES FOR WRITTEN HOLD NOTICES ARE CREATED WHEN LAW ENFORCEMENT HAS REASONABLE CAUSE TO BELIEVE THE NONFERROUS METAL IS STOLEN, TO DEFINE CERTAIN NECESSARY TERMS, TO PROVIDE AN EXCEPTION FOR ALUMINUM CANS, AND TO PROVIDE FOR PREEMPTION OF LOCAL ORDINANCES UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES; AND BY ADDING SECTION 16-11-523 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IT IS UNLAWFUL TO WILFULLY AND MALICIOUSLY CUT, MUTILATE, OR DEFACE REAL PROPERTY FOR THE PURPOSE OF OBTAINING NONFERROUS METALS, TO PROVIDE PENALTIES, AND TO PROVIDE CIVIL LIABILITY FOR THE VICTIMS OF THE ATTEMPTED THEFT OF NONFERROUS METALS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Amended
Senate Amendments Amended
Point of Order
Returned by Senate with Concurrence
Message from Senate
Ratified

H. 4931 -- Education and Public Works Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE COMMISSION ON HIGHER EDUCATION, RELATING TO NONPUBLIC POSTSECONDARY INSTITUTION LICENSING, USE OF SURETY BOND FUNDS, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 3170, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Point of Order

H. 4932 -- Education and Public Works Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE COMMISSION ON HIGHER EDUCATION, RELATING TO LICENSING CRITERIA, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 3129, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Point of Order

H. 4933 -- Education and Public Works Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE COMMISSION ON HIGHER EDUCATION, RELATING TO FREE TUITION FOR RESIDENTS SIXTY YEARS OF AGE, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 3143, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Point of Order

H. 4934 -- Education and Public Works Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION, RELATING TO SCHOOL-TO-WORK TRANSITION ACT, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 3137, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Point of Order
Ratified

H. 4935 -- Education and Public Works Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION, RELATING TO FREE TEXTBOOKS, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 3138, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Point of Order
Ratified

H. 4936 -- Reps. Bedingfield, Bannister, Shoopman, Leach, Merrill, G.R. Smith, Mulvaney, Ballentine, Crawford, Erickson, Cato, Clemmons, Hamilton, Herbkersman, Owens and Young: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-63-100 SO AS TO PERMIT HOME SCHOOL STUDENTS TO PARTICIPATE IN INTERSCHOLASTIC ACTIVITIES OF THE SCHOOL DISTRICT IN WHICH THE STUDENT RESIDES PURSUANT TO CERTAIN CONDITIONS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4937 -- Rep. Scarborough: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTIONS 38-72-65, 38-72-67, AND 38-72-69 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR RESCINDING AND ISSUING LONG TERM CARE INSURANCE POLICIES, AND TO REQUIRE THE LICENSING AND TRAINING OF A PRODUCER OF THESE POLICIES; TO AMEND SECTION 38-72-40, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS CONTAINED IN THE LONG TERM CARE INSURANCE ACT, SO AS TO FURTHER DEFINE "LONG TERM CARE INSURANCE", AND TO DEFINE THE TERM "QUALIFIED LONG TERM CARE INSURANCE CONTRACT" OR "FEDERALLY TAX-QUALIFIED LONG TERM CARE INSURANCE CONTRACT"; TO AMEND SECTION 38-72-60, RELATING TO THE APPROVAL OF REGULATIONS, TERMS, AND CONDITIONS APPLICABLE TO A LONG TERM CARE INSURANCE POLICY AND GROUP POLICY, AND ADVERTISING RESTRICTIONS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THE ELEMENTS OF WHAT THESE POLICIES MAY INCLUDE AND THE CONDITIONS THAT MUST BE MET, AND ADDITIONAL ITEMS THAT MUST BE FURNISHED TO A POLICYHOLDER IN A MONTHLY REPORT; TO AMEND SECTION 38-72-70, RELATING TO THE ADOPTION OF REGULATIONS, SO AS TO AUTHORIZE THE DIRECTOR OF INSURANCE TO ISSUE CERTAIN REGULATIONS TO PROTECT A POLICYHOLDER IF THERE IS A SUBSTANTIAL RATE INCREASE AND ESTABLISH MINIMUM STANDARDS FOR PRODUCER EDUCATION, MARKETING PRACTICES, PENALTIES, AND REPORTING PRACTICES FOR LONG TERM CARE; AND TO AMEND SECTION 38-72-80, RELATING TO THE APPLICATION OF THIS CHAPTER, SO AS TO PROVIDE A SEVERABILITY PROVISION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4938 -- Rep. Scarborough: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 38-5-120, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE REVOCATION OR SUSPENSION OF LICENSE OF AN INSURER AND ITS OFFICERS AND AGENTS AND THE PUBLICATION OF THE NOTICE, SO AS TO PROVIDE A PROCEDURE FOR AN AGGRIEVED INSURER TO REQUEST A HEARING BEFORE THE DIRECTOR OR HIS DESIGNEE AND PROVIDE RECOURSE THROUGH JUDICIAL REVIEW; TO AMEND SECTION 38-7-90, RELATING TO THE RETALIATORY TAXES, PENALTIES, INTEREST, AND FEES, SO AS TO CLARIFY THAT THE FEES, TAXES, AND OBLIGATIONS MUST BE BASED UPON THE COMPARISON OF THE AGGREGATE REQUIREMENTS IMPOSED BY AND PAID TO THIS STATE TO THE SAME IMPOSED BY AND PAID TO THE OTHER STATE; AND TO AMEND SECTION 38-21-95, RELATING TO THE APPROVAL, CONDITIONS, AND REQUIREMENTS FOR ACQUISITION OF A DOMESTIC INSURER BY A CONTROLLING PRODUCER, SO AS TO REDEFINE A PORTION OF THE DEFINITION OF "CONTROLLING PRODUCER".
Introduced and Committed

H. 4939 -- Rep. Scarborough: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 38-1-20, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS USED IN MATTERS RELATING TO INSURANCE, SO AS TO REDEFINE "ADMITTED ASSETS"; TO AMEND SECTION 38-9-10, RELATING TO CAPITAL AND SURPLUS REQUIRED OF STOCK INSURERS, SO AS TO REQUIRE THE INSURER TO LIST THOSE THAT QUALIFY AS ADMITTED ASSETS ON THE INSURER'S MOST RECENT STATUTORY FINANCIAL STATEMENT FILED WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF INSURANCE; TO AMEND SECTION 38-9-20, RELATING TO THE SURPLUS REQUIRED OF MUTUAL INSURERS, SO AS TO REQUIRE THE INSURER TO LIST THOSE THAT QUALIFY AS ADMITTED ASSETS ON THE INSURER'S MOST RECENT STATUTORY FINANCIAL STATEMENT FILED WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF INSURANCE; TO AMEND SECTION 38-9-210, RELATING TO THE REDUCTION FROM LIABILITY FOR REINSURANCE, SO AS TO REQUIRE A SECURITY TO MEET CERTAIN REQUIREMENTS CONSISTENT WITH THE DEFINITION OF "ADMITTED ASSETS" AS DEFINED IN SECTION 38-1-20 AS AMENDED BY THIS ACT; TO AMEND SECTION 38-10-40, RELATING TO PROTECTED CELL ASSETS, SO AS TO DELETE THE AUTHORIZATION FOR ATTRIBUTABLE ASSET OF A PROTECTED CELL TO BE INVESTED AND REINVESTED WITHOUT REGARD TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF CHAPTER 12, TITLE 38; AND TO AMEND SECTION 38-55-80, RELATING TO LOANS BY AN INSURER TO ITS DIRECTORS OR OFFICERS, SO AS TO DELETE THE LIMITATION ON MORTGAGE LOANS OR RESIDENCES ACQUIRED UNDER THIS SECTION PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF CHAPTER 12, TITLE 38.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4940 -- Rep. Scarborough: A BILL TO AMEND SECTIONS 38-43-70, AS AMENDED, 38-43-75, 38-43-80, AS AMENDED, 38-43-100, 38-43-101, BOTH AS AMENDED, 38-43-102, 38-43-106, 38-43-107, 38-43-110, 38-43-130, ALL AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, ALL RELATING TO INSURANCE PRODUCERS AND AGENCIES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT UNLESS DENIED LICENSURE A NONRESIDENT PERSON SHALL RECEIVE A NONRESIDENT PRODUCER'S LICENSE WITH THE SAME LINES OF AUTHORITY HELD IN THE PRODUCER'S HOME STATE; TO PROVIDE THAT LIMITED LINE INSURANCE INCLUDES CREDIT INSURANCE; TO PROVIDE FOR THE DEFINITION OF "BIENNIAL APPOINTMENT FEE", PROVIDE FOR THE PAYMENT OF THE FEE IF REJECTED BY A BANK, DELETE THE ADMINISTRATIVE FEE, AND AUTHORIZE PAY OF FEES BY A CREDIT OR DEBIT CARD; TO REQUIRE ALL APPLICANTS FOR A PRODUCER'S LICENSE TAKE AN EXAMINATION AND DELETE THE WAIVER OR EXEMPTION FOR CERTAIN APPLICANTS; TO PROVIDE THAT A PRODUCER MAY NOT TAKE THE SAME CONTINUING EDUCATION COURSE AND CASUALTY-LICENSED INSURANCE PRODUCER COURSE FOR CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDIT MORE THAN ONE TIME IN A BIENNIAL COMPLIANCE PERIOD AND PROVIDE FOR THE NONWAIVER OF CONTINUING EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS; TO PROVIDE THAT INDIVIDUAL LICENSES CONTINUE ON A BIENNIAL BASIS ON THE LICENSEE'S MONTH OF BIRTH; AND TO REDEFINE THE ELEMENTS OF "DECEIVE OR DEALT UNJUSTLY WITH THE CITIZENS OF THE STATE"; TO AMEND SECTIONS 38-45-20, 38-45-30, BOTH AS AMENDED, AND SECTION 38-45-90, ALL RELATING TO BROKERS AND SURPLUS LINES, SO AS TO REQUIRE A PROPERTY AND CASUALTY-LICENSED INSURANCE PRODUCER TO PASS THE SOUTH CAROLINA BROKER LICENSING EXAMINATION IN ORDER TO BE LICENSED AS A BROKER AND TO PROVIDE PAYMENT OF THE BROKER'S PREMIUM TAX; AND TO REPEAL SECTION 38-43-105 RELATING TO EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS FOR LOCAL AND GENERAL PRODUCERS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4941 -- Reps. Miller and Anderson: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR THOMAS "TOMMY" W. EDWARDS, JR., OF GEORGETOWN COUNTY, UPON THE OCCASION OF HIS RETIREMENT, AFTER THIRTY-FIVE YEARS OF SERVING THE CITIZENS OF SOUTH CAROLINA IN MUNICIPAL AND COUNTY GOVERNMENT, AND TO WISH HIM SUCCESS IN ALL HIS FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4942 -- Reps. Cotty, Clemmons, Hagood, E.H. Pitts, Sandifer, Brady, Erickson, Huggins, Haskins, Whipper and Edge: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-37-3140, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DETERMINING THE FAIR MARKET VALUE OF REAL PROPERTY FOR PURPOSES OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA REAL PROPERTY VALUATION REFORM ACT, SO AS TO POSTPONE THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE TRANSFER VALUE OF A PARCEL OF REAL PROPERTY UNIMPROVED SINCE THE LAST COUNTYWIDE REASSESSMENT PROGRAM UNTIL THE TIME OF IMPLEMENTATION OF THE NEXT COUNTYWIDE REASSESSMENT PROGRAM AND TO REQUIRE THE FIFTEEN PERCENT LIMIT ON INCREASES IN VALUE TO BE CALCULATED SEPARATELY ON LAND AND IMPROVEMENTS; TO AMEND SECTION 12-37-3150, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE TIME AN ASSESSABLE TRANSFER OF INTEREST OCCURS, SO AS TO REVISE THE PENALTY FOR FAILURE TO PROVIDE NOTICE OR FAILURE TO PROVIDE ACCURATE NOTICE TO THE ASSESSING AUTHORITY OF BUSINESS ENTITY TRANSFERS; TO AMEND SECTION 12-43-220, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE CLASSIFICATION AND VALUATION OF PROPERTY FOR PURPOSES OF THE PROPERTY TAX, SO AS TO REQUIRE THE DEED TO PROPERTY HELD IN TRUST TO RECITE THE NAME OF THE BENEFICIARY FOR THE PROPERTY TO QUALIFY AS THE BENEFICIARY'S LEGAL RESIDENCE AND REQUIRE SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBERS OF APPLICANTS FOR THE LEGAL RESIDENCE ASSESSMENT RATIO; AND TO AMEND SECTION 40-60-35, RELATING TO CONTINUING EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS FOR ASSESSORS, SO AS TO REVISE THE REQUIREMENT.
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
Request for Debate
Point of Order

H. 4943 -- Rep. Talley: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE WESTGATE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL BOYS SOCCER TEAM, OF SPARTANBURG COUNTY, WITH THEIR COACHES AND SCHOOL OFFICIALS, AT A DATE AND TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF BEING RECOGNIZED AND COMMENDED FOR CAPTURING THE 2007 SOUTH CAROLINA ASSOCIATION OF CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS CLASS A STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4944 -- Rep. Talley: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND THE WESTGATE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL BOYS SOCCER TEAM FOR A SUCCESSFUL SEASON, AND TO CONGRATULATE THE PLAYERS AND COACHES FOR GARNERING THE 2007 SOUTH CAROLINA ASSOCIATION OF CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS CLASS A STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4945 -- Reps. Jefferson, Williams, Frye, Spires, Agnew, Gambrell, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Funderburk, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, 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, Stavrinakis, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Umphlett, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Witherspoon and Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE MRS. MAYBELL LANGLEY DAVIS, OF BERKELEY COUNTY, ON THE OCCASION OF HER NINETY-FIFTH BIRTHDAY, AND TO WISH HER A JOYOUS BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION AND CONTINUED HEALTH AND HAPPINESS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4946 -- Rep. Talley: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE WESTGATE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL "LADY EAGLES" 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 2008 SOUTH CAROLINA ASSOCIATION OF CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS CLASS A STATE GIRLS BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4947 -- Rep. Talley: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND THE WESTGATE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL "LADY EAGLES" BASKETBALL TEAM, OF SPARTANBURG COUNTY, ON ITS IMPRESSIVE WIN OF THE 2008 SOUTH CAROLINA ASSOCIATION OF CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS CLASS A STATE GIRLS BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE, AND TO HONOR THE PLAYERS, COACH, AND STAFF ON AN OUTSTANDING SEASON.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4948 -- Reps. Jefferson, Williams, Agnew, Gambrell, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, 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 TO ACKNOWLEDGE AND HONOR THE INTERNATIONAL PRESIDENT OF ZETA PHI BETA, MRS. BARBARA C. MOORE, AND SOUTHEASTERN REGIONAL DIRECTOR, MRS. SCARLET BLACK, BOTH SOUTH CAROLINA RESIDENTS, ALONG WITH MRS. MARION GARY, THE SOUTH CAROLINA STATE DIRECTOR, AND ALL THE SOUTH CAROLINA ZETAS FOR THEIR HUMANITARIAN EFFORTS AND CONTRIBUTIONS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate with Concurrence

H. 4949 -- Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING AND REGULATION - PANEL FOR DIETETICS, RELATING TO LICENSURE AND REGULATION OF PERSONS ENGAGING IN THE PRACTICE OF DIETETICS WITHIN THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 3193, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Debate Adjourned
Request for Debate
Other proceedings
Ratified

H. 4950 -- Rep. Cooper: A BILL TO AMEND TITLE 12, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING CHAPTER 64 SO AS TO ENACT A NEW "SOUTH CAROLINA TEXTILES COMMUNITIES REVITALIZATION ACT" AND PROVIDE THE DEFINITIONS AND ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR TAX CREDITS ALLOWED BY THIS CHAPTER; AND TO REPEAL CHAPTER 32 OF TITLE 6, THE FORMER "SOUTH CAROLINA TEXTILES COMMUNITIES REVITALIZATION ACT".
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Amended
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Other proceedings
Returned by Senate with Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Message to Senate
Message from Senate
Ratified
Veto Message
Veto Overridden

H. 4951 -- Rep. Hart: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 61-4-580, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PROHIBITED ACTS REGARDING THE SALE OF BEER AND WINE, SO AS TO PROHIBIT THE PLACEMENT OF PORTABLE CONTAINERS OR COOLERS CONTAINING BEER OR WINE NEAR DOORS USED FOR INGRESS OR EGRESS FROM A LICENSED ESTABLISHMENT.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor removed

H. 4952 -- Rep. M.A. Pitts: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 50-11-96 SO AS TO PROHIBIT THE INTRODUCTION OF A FERTILITY CONTROL AGENT OR CHEMICAL SUBSTANCE INTO WILDLIFE WITHOUT A PERMIT FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES, TO PROVIDE EXCEPTIONS, TO PROVIDE THE MANNER AND CIRCUMSTANCES UNDER WHICH THE DEPARTMENT MAY ISSUE A PERMIT, AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Returned by Senate with Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 4953 -- Reps. Cooper, Harrell and Bingham: A BILL TO AMEND TITLE 59, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO EDUCATION, BY ADDING CHAPTER 151 SO AS TO ESTABLISH THE SOUTH CAROLINA LIGHTRAIL CONSORTIUM, TO PROVIDE FOR THE GOVERNANCE OF THE CONSORTIUM, AND FOR ITS FUNDING, DUTIES, AND POWERS.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Point of Order
Returned by Senate with Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 4954 -- Reps. White and Bowen: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE THE STUDENTS, FACULTY, STAFF, AND ADMINISTRATION OF RIVERSIDE MIDDLE SCHOOL, IN ANDERSON SCHOOL DISTRICT 4, ON RECEIVING A 2008 CAROLINA FIRST PALMETTO'S FINEST AWARD.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4955 -- Rep. Talley: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR THE WESTGATE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL CHEERLEADING TEAM, OF SPARTANBURG COUNTY, ON WINNING THE 2008 SOUTH CAROLINA ASSOCIATION OF CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS CLASS A STATE CHEERLEADING CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE, AND TO COMMEND THE TEAM AND COACH DORCAS HOYT FOR THEIR STRONG SUPPORT OF WESTGATE'S OTHER ATHLETIC TEAMS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4956 -- Rep. Talley: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE WESTGATE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL CHEERLEADING 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 CAPTURING THE 2008 SOUTH CAROLINA ASSOCIATION OF CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS CLASS A STATE CHEERLEADING CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4957 -- Reps. Ballentine, Huggins, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Hutson, 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 RIVERLAND HILLS BAPTIST CHURCH, OF RICHLAND COUNTY, UPON THE OCCASION OF ITS FORTIETH ANNIVERSARY, AND TO COMMEND THE PASTOR AND CONGREGATION FOR CONTINUED MINISTRY TO THEIR COMMUNITY.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate with Concurrence

H. 4958 -- Reps. R. Brown, Whipper, Breeland, Stavrinakis, Scarborough, Limehouse, Mack, Harrell, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, G. Brown, Cato, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, Jefferson, Jennings, Kelly, Kennedy, Kirsh, Knight, Leach, Littlejohn, Loftis, Lowe, Lucas, 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, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Umphlett, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, White, Whitmire, Williams, Witherspoon and Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND THE HONORABLE PATRICIA BALDWIN DIXON, OF CHARLESTON COUNTY, FOR TWENTY-SEVEN YEARS OF PUBLIC SERVICE, UPON THE OCCASION OF HER RETIREMENT, AND TO WISH HER SUCCESS IN ALL HER FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate with Concurrence

H. 4959 -- Reps. Barfield, Viers, Clemmons, Edge, Hardwick and Witherspoon: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION NAME THE PORTION OF UNIVERSITY BOULEVARD IN HORRY COUNTY FROM ITS INTERSECTION WITH SOUTH CAROLINA HIGHWAY 544 TO ITS INTERSECTION WITH UNITED STATES HIGHWAY 501 THE "DR. EDWARD M. 'DICK' SINGLETON HIGHWAY" AND ERECT APPROPRIATE MARKERS OR SIGNS ALONG THIS PORTION OF HIGHWAY THAT CONTAIN THE WORDS "DR. EDWARD M. 'DICK' SINGLETON HIGHWAY".
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Adopted

H. 4960 -- Reps. Toole, Brantley, Alexander, Allen, Hodges, Jefferson, Littlejohn, Mahaffey, Phillips, Weeks, Whipper and Williams: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 39-5-32 SO AS TO MAKE IT AN UNFAIR TRADE PRACTICE TO ADVERTISE A PRICE FOR A PRODUCT THAT REFLECTS A DISCOUNT REQUIRING A BUYER TO SUBMIT A COUPON TO THE MANUFACTURER FOR A CASH REBATE IN ORDER TO OBTAIN THE ADVERTISED PRICE, AND TO PROVIDE FOR A CIVIL CAUSE OF ACTION FOR VIOLATION OF THIS SECTION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4961 -- Rep. Whitmire: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND JOYCE DIXON LAWHORNE, OF OCONEE COUNTY, UPON THE OCCASION OF HER RETIREMENT, FOR AN EXEMPLARY CAREER OF SERVICE AT OCONEE MEDICAL CENTER, AND TO WISH HER SUCCESS AND HAPPINESS IN ALL HER FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4962 -- Reps. Cooper and White: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 16-23-405, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DEFINITION OF "WEAPON" AND THE HANDLING OF WEAPONS USED IN THE COMMISSION OF A CRIME, SO AS TO REMOVE "KNIFE WITH A BLADE OVER TWO INCHES LONG" FROM THE DEFINITION; AND TO AMEND SECTION 16-23-460, RELATING TO CARRYING CONCEALED WEAPONS, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE EXCLUSION OF KNIVES WITHIN THE PURVIEW OF THE OFFENSE UNLESS THEY ARE USED WITH THE INTENT TO COMMIT A CRIME.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4963 -- Rep. Clemmons: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR THE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY BOYS BASKETBALL TEAM, OF MYRTLE BEACH, AND TO CONGRATULATE THE PLAYERS AND COACHES FOR FINISHING A SUCCESSFUL SEASON AND CAPTURING THE 2008 SOUTH CAROLINA INDEPENDENT SCHOOL ASSOCIATION CLASS A STATE BOYS BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4964 -- Rep. Clemmons: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY BOYS BASKETBALL TEAM, OF MYRTLE BEACH, WITH THEIR COACHES AND SCHOOL OFFICIALS, AT A DATE AND TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF BEING RECOGNIZED AND COMMENDED FOR CAPTURING THE 2008 SOUTH CAROLINA INDEPENDENT SCHOOL ASSOCIATION CLASS A STATE BOYS BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4965 -- Rep. Clemmons: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS APPRECIATION TO MR. STEVEN "DOC" REHM FOR HIS EIGHT YEARS OF DEDICATED SERVICE AS ASSISTANT SCOUTMASTER AND SCOUTMASTER OF BOY SCOUT TROOP 850 IN MYRTLE BEACH.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4966 -- Rep. Howard: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND THE ADMINISTRATORS AND STAFF OF THE LITTLE RIVER MEDICAL CENTER, IN HORRY COUNTY, FOR OUTSTANDING LEADERSHIP IN THE TREATMENT OF DIABETES AND IN ADDRESSING THE HEALTH CARE NEEDS OF THEIR COMMUNITY, AND TO CONGRATULATE THEM FOR BEING NAMED THE RECIPIENT OF A 2008 JOHNSON AND JOHNSON CRYSTAL AWARD.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4967 -- Rep. Howard: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND THE ADMINISTRATORS AND STAFF OF THE MARGARET J. WESTON COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTERS, IN AIKEN COUNTY, FOR THEIR OUTSTANDING LEADERSHIP IN THE TREATMENT OF THE MEDICALLY UNDERSERVED, AND TO CONGRATULATE THEM FOR BEING NAMED THE RECIPIENT OF A 2008 JOHNSON AND JOHNSON CRYSTAL AWARD.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4968 -- Rep. Howard: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND THE ADMINISTRATORS AND STAFF OF SHAREDCARE, INCORPORATED, IN HORRY COUNTY, FOR THEIR OUTSTANDING LEADERSHIP IN THE TREATMENT OF THE MEDICALLY UNDERSERVED, AND TO CONGRATULATE THEM FOR BEING NAMED THE RECIPIENT OF A 2008 JOHNSON AND JOHNSON CRYSTAL AWARD.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4969 -- Reps. Huggins and Ballentine: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE IRMO'S MT. OLIVE LUTHERAN CHURCH ON THE OCCASION OF ITS SEVENTY-FIFTH ANNIVERSARY AND TO COMMEND THE CHURCH FOR ALMOST EIGHT DECADES OF SERVICE TO THE COMMUNITY.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4970 -- Rep. Howard: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR THE WORK OF WILHELMINA MCBRIDE, OF RICHLAND COUNTY, AND TO COMMEND HER FOR NEARLY A QUARTER CENTURY OF SERVICE TO THE WIL LOU GRAY OPPORTUNITY SCHOOL.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate with Concurrence

H. 4971 -- 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, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Daning, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, 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 HONOR MARIE D. LEWIS, OF BEAUFORT COUNTY, FOR HER WORK AS NATIONAL PRESIDENT OF CHUMS, INC.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate with Concurrence

H. 4972 -- 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, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Daning, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, 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 CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND EXPRESS DEEP APPRECIATION TO THE INDEPENDENT COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES IN SOUTH CAROLINA DURING "INDEPENDENT COLLEGE AND UNIVERSITY WEEK" OF APRIL 14-18, 2008, AND ON "INDEPENDENT COLLEGE AND UNIVERSITY DAY" ON APRIL 16, 2008, FOR THEIR OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTIONS IN EDUCATING OUR STATE'S AND NATION'S YOUTH.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate with Concurrence

H. 4973 -- Rep. Sellers: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR NATIONALLY AND INTERNATIONALLY ACCLAIMED ARTIST JIM HARRISON, OF BAMBERG COUNTY, AND TO EXPRESS THE APPRECIATION OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES FOR HIS SUCCESS IN PRESERVING THE RURAL HISTORY OF OUR STATE THROUGH HIS MAGNIFICENT PAINTINGS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4974 -- Reps. Hutson, 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 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 THEM ON THEIR OUTSTANDING SEASON AND FOR CAPTURING THE 2008 SOUTH CAROLINA INDEPENDENT SCHOOL ASSOCIATION CLASS AAA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4975 -- Rep. Davenport: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR THE BOILING SPRINGS GEYSER SITE IN SPARTANBURG COUNTY.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate with Concurrence

H. 4976 -- Reps. Spires, E.H. Pitts, Brantley, Ballentine, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Davenport, Frye, Gambrell, Hodges, Loftis, Mulvaney and J.H. Neal: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 53-1-65 SO AS TO EXEMPT BUSINESSES FROM THE PROVISIONS OF TITLE 53, CHAPTER 1 (BLUE LAWS) WHEN THE GOVERNOR HAS DECLARED THE COUNTY IN WHICH THE BUSINESS IS LOCATED A DISASTER AREA.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4977 -- Rep. Bales: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 6-1-340 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE GOVERNING BODY OF A COUNTY OR MUNICIPALITY MAY NOT IMPOSE A LICENSE, OCCUPATION, OR PROFESSIONAL TAX OR FEE UPON A LICENSED RESIDENTIAL BUILDER, EXCEPT UPON THE BUILDER AT THE PLACE WHERE THE LICENSEE MAINTAINS A PRINCIPAL OFFICE; TO PROVIDE THAT A MUNICIPALITY MAY IMPOSE A LICENSE, OCCUPATION, OR PROFESSIONAL TAX OR FEE UPON A LICENSED RESIDENTIAL BUILDER BASED UPON GROSS RECEIPTS ONLY FOR RESIDENTIAL BUILDING TRANSACTIONS WITH RESPECT TO PROPERTY LOCATED WITHIN ITS CORPORATE LIMITS; AND TO PROVIDE THAT A COUNTY GOVERNING AUTHORITY MAY IMPOSE A LICENSE, OCCUPATION, OR PROFESSIONAL TAX OR FEE UPON A LICENSED RESIDENTIAL BUILDER BASED UPON GROSS RECEIPTS ONLY FOR RESIDENTIAL BUILDING TRANSACTIONS WITH RESPECT TO PROPERTY LOCATED WITHIN THE UNINCORPORATED AREAS OF THE COUNTY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4978 -- Reps. Harrell, Harrison, Cotty, Loftis, Bedingfield, Bowen, Skelton, Walker, Pinson, Hiott, Frye, Toole, J.R. Smith, G.R. Smith, D.C. Smith, Leach, Haley, Hamilton, Crawford, Littlejohn, Chalk, Hagood, Herbkersman, Rice, Scarborough, Shoopman, Spires, Whipper, Allen, Mitchell, Stavrinakis and R. Brown: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 23-23-20, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA CRIMINAL JUSTICE ACADEMY, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE ACADEMY MAY APPROVE FACILITIES AND TRAINING FOR CERTAIN PERSONS INVOLVED IN THE LAW ENFORCEMENT AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEMS, TO PROVIDE THAT THE ACADEMY'S TRAINING MAY BE PROVIDED AT REGIONAL TRAINING FACILITIES THAT SHALL USE CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTORS APPROVED AND CERTIFIED BY THE ACADEMY, AND THAT MUST BE ADMINISTERED BY A REGIONAL DIRECTOR WHO IS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE TRAINING PROGRAM.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Recommitted
Recalled
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Request for Debate

H. 4979 -- Rep. Kirsh: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 30-2-60 SO AS TO PROVIDE A STATE AGENCY OR PRIVATE ENTITY THAT LAWFULLY HAS IN ITS POSSESSION A PERSON'S SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER FOR LEGITIMATE PURPOSES MAY NOT DISSEMINATE LAWFULLY MORE THAN THE LAST FOUR DIGITS OF A SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER WHEN USED TO IDENTIFY THE PERSON WHOSE INFORMATION IS BEING DISSEMINATED, AND TO PROVIDE A KNOWING VIOLATION CONSTITUTES A MISDEMEANOR REQUIRING A FINE OF NO MORE THAN FIVE HUNDRED DOLLARS OR IMPRISONMENT OF NO MORE THAN ONE YEAR, OR BOTH.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4980 -- Reps. Herbkersman, Merrill, E.H. Pitts, Cato, Bedingfield, Haskins, Walker, D.C. Smith, J.R. Smith, Barfield, Crawford, Davenport, Lowe, Rice, Simrill, G.R. Smith, Young, Edge and Mulvaney: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 59-40-110, AS AMENDED, AND SECTION 59-40-115, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE APPROVAL, RENEWAL, REVOCATION, TERMINATION OF CHARTERS FOR CHARTER SCHOOLS AND TERMINATION OF A CHARTER SCHOOL'S CONTRACT WITH ITS SPONSOR, AND APPEAL OF A DECISION TO REVOKE OR NOT RENEW A CHARTER SCHOOL, SO AS TO INCREASE THE CHARTER PERIOD FROM FIVE TO TEN YEARS AND PROVIDE THAT APPEALS ARE TAKEN TO THE ADMINISTRATIVE LAW COURT RATHER THAN THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION; TO AMEND SECTION 59-40-70, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE CHARTER SCHOOL ADVISORY COMMITTEE AND ITS ROLE IN THE REVIEW OF CHARTER SCHOOL APPLICATIONS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT APPEALS BY AN APPLICANT OR A LOCAL SCHOOL BOARD OF TRUSTEES WITH RESPECT TO AN APPLICATION ARE TO THE ADMINISTRATIVE LAW COURT RATHER THAN THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION; TO AMEND SECTIONS 59-40-90 AND 59-40-180, BOTH AS AMENDED, RELATING TO APPEALS BY THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION WITH RESPECT TO ACTIONS BY A LOCAL SCHOOL BOARD OF TRUSTEES WITH RESPECT TO A CHARTER SCHOOL APPLICATION AND REGULATIONS AND GUIDELINES PROMULGATED OR DEVELOPED BY THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION, SO AS TO CONFORM THE APPELLATE PROCESS TO CHANGES MADE BY THIS ACT; AND TO AMEND SECTION 59-40-50, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE EXEMPTION FROM PUBLIC SCHOOL LAW AND REGULATIONS ALLOWED CHARTER SCHOOLS AND SEPARATE REQUIREMENTS IMPOSED ON CHARTER SCHOOLS, SO AS TO REVISE ENROLLMENT PRIORITY PROVISIONS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Amended
Amended
Debate Adjourned
Point of Order
Ratified

H. 4981 -- Reps. Breeland, Howard, Bales, Knight, Whipper, Brantley, Jefferson, Bowen, Limehouse, Coleman, Pinson, J.H. Neal, Kennedy, Alexander, Hutson, Allen, Hart, Anderson, R. Brown, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Govan, Hagood, Harvin, Hayes, Hodges, Hosey, Littlejohn, Mack, Moss, Ott, Parks, Phillips, Rutherford, Scarborough, Scott, Sellers, Stavrinakis, Weeks, Williams and Young: A BILL TO AMEND SECTIONS 44-74-20 AND 44-74-30, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BOTH RELATING TO THE CERTIFICATION AND SCOPE OF PRACTICE OF RADIOLOGIC TECHNOLOGISTS, SO AS TO ALSO PROVIDE FOR THE CERTIFICATION AND SCOPE OF PRACTICE OF RADIOLOGIST ASSISTANTS; TO AMEND SECTION 44-73-40, RELATING TO QUALIFICATIONS TO BE CERTIFIED AS A RADIOLOGIC TECHNOLOGIST, SO AS TO ALSO PROVIDE QUALIFICATIONS FOR AN INITIAL CERTIFICATION AS A RADIOLOGIST ASSISTANT AND FOR LICENSURE AS A RADIOLOGIST ASSISTANT; AND TO AMEND SECTION 44-74-60, RELATING TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA RADIATION QUALITY STANDARDS ASSOCIATION BOARD, ITS MEMBERS, POWERS, AND DUTIES, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR TWO RADIOLOGIST ASSISTANT MEMBERS ON THE BOARD, TO PROVIDE THAT MEMBERS MUST BE APPOINTED BY THE DIRECTOR OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL UPON THE RECOMMENDATION OF ENUMERATED RADIOLOGIC HEALTH PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS, AND TO PROVIDE THAT MEMBERS SHALL SERVE TERMS OF FOUR YEARS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4982 -- Rep. Hayes: A BILL TO PROVIDE FOR THE ANNUAL LEVY OF MILLAGE FOR SCHOOL PURPOSES IN DILLON COUNTY AND TO PROVIDE FOR ITS ALLOCATION FOR SCHOOL PURPOSES.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Other proceedings
Message to Senate
Message from Senate
Ratified
Veto Message
Veto Overridden

H. 4983 -- Reps. Sellers, Brantley, Rutherford, R. Brown, Allen, Govan, F.N. Smith, Breeland, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Hayes, Hodges, Hosey, Jefferson, Littlejohn, Parks, Phillips and Williams: A JOINT RESOLUTION PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO SECTION 3, ARTICLE XI OF THE CONSTITUTION OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1895, RELATING TO THE SYSTEM OF FREE PUBLIC SCHOOLS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY SHALL PROVIDE FOR THE MAINTENANCE AND SUPPORT OF A SYSTEM OF FREE PUBLIC SCHOOLS AND SHALL ESTABLISH, ORGANIZE, AND SUPPORT PUBLIC INSTITUTIONS OF LEARNING THAT WILL PROVIDE A HIGH QUALITY EDUCATION, ALLOWING EACH STUDENT TO REACH HIS HIGHEST POTENTIAL.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4984 -- Reps. Hagood and G.M. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 16-11-330, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO ARMED ROBBERY, SO AS TO ALLOW A PERSON UNDER THE AGE OF TWENTY-ONE WHO COMMITS ARMED ROBBERY TO RECEIVE A YOUTHFUL OFFENDER SENTENCE NOT BELOW A MINIMUM OF THREE YEARS; AND TO AMEND SECTION 24-19-10, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS FOR PURPOSES OF THE YOUTHFUL OFFENDER ACT, SO AS TO REVISE THE DEFINITION OF YOUTHFUL OFFENDER TO INCLUDE PERSONS WHO COMMIT A BROADER RANGE OF CRIMINAL OFFENSES.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Amended
Request for Debate
Point of Order

H. 4985 -- 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, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Daning, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, 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 CELEBRATE THE SEVENTY-FIFTH ANNIVERSARY OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA STATE PARK SERVICE, AND TO EXPRESS SINCERE APPRECIATION FOR THE BEAUTY, RECREATION, AND INDUSTRY THE SOUTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF PARKS, RECREATION AND TOURISM, THROUGH THE STATE PARK SERVICE, PROVIDES FOR OUR GREAT STATE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4986 -- Reps. Weeks and G.M. Smith: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND ROBERT HOWELL "BOB" SHARP FOR HIS CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE SUMTER COMMUNITY, AND TO CONGRATULATE HIM FOR BEING RECOGNIZED AS THE CITIZENS BANK 2007 BUSINESS PERSON OF THE YEAR.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4987 -- Reps. Weeks and G.M. Smith: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR THE COMMUNITY SERVICE OF TECHNICAL SERGEANT ROBERT D. REED, OF THE 20TH COMPONENT MAINTENANCE SQUADRON, UNITED STATES AIR FORCE, AND TO CONGRATULATE HIM ON BEING NAMED SUMTER'S 2007 MILITARY CITIZEN OF THE YEAR BY JONES CHEVROLET COMPANY, INCORPORATED.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4988 -- 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, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Daning, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, 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 HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR THE LIFE OF MACIE GRIFFIN WATSON, A CHERISHED CITIZEN OF GREENWOOD COUNTY, UPON THE UPCOMING OCCASION OF HER ONE HUNDREDTH BIRTHDAY, AND TO WISH HER CONTINUED HAPPINESS AND PROSPERITY IN HER FAMILY, CHURCH, AND COMMUNITY.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4989 -- Rep. Allen: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR LOUIE GOLDEN, ATHLETIC DIRECTOR AND HEAD BOYS BASKETBALL COACH FOR GREENVILLE'S SOUTHSIDE HIGH SCHOOL, FOR THIRTY-SIX YEARS OF COACHING EXCELLENCE, TYPIFIED BY HIS LATEST WIN, THE 2008 CLASS AA STATE BOYS BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate with Concurrence

H. 4990 -- Reps. G.M. Smith and Weeks: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND MARTHA DABBS GREENWAY OF SUMTER COUNTY FOR MORE THAN THIRTY YEARS OF OUTSTANDING DEDICATED PUBLIC SERVICE AND TO WISH HER MUCH SUCCESS AND HAPPINESS IN ALL HER FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate with Concurrence

H. 4991 -- Rep. Kirsh: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 20-7-124, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE POWERS AND DUTIES OF GUARDIANS AD LITEM IN CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT CASES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE SOUTH CAROLINA GUARDIAN AD LITEM PROGRAM HAS THE RIGHT TO INTERVENE IN A PROCEEDING TO PETITION TO HAVE THE GUARDIAN AD LITEM REMOVED IF THE GUARDIAN AD LITEM IS NOT COMPLYING WITH STATE LAW OR IS NOT ACTING IN THE BEST INTEREST OF THE CHILD; AND TO AMEND SECTION 20-7-126, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO CONFIDENTIALITY OF REPORTS AND INFORMATION MAINTAINED BY THE GUARDIAN AD LITEM PROGRAM, SO AS TO ALSO PROVIDE THAT REPORTS AND INFORMATION MAINTAINED BY A GUARDIAN AD LITEM IS CONFIDENTIAL.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4992 -- Rep. Cooper: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 9-1-1810, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE AWARD OF ANNUAL COST-OF-LIVING INCREASES IN BENEFITS PAID BY THE SOUTH CAROLINA RETIREMENT SYSTEM TO REFLECT INCREASES IN THE CONSUMER PRICE INDEX, SO AS TO INCREASE FROM ONE PERCENT TO TWO PERCENT THE GUARANTEED ANNUAL ADJUSTMENT AND TO REVISE THE CRITERIA, INCLUDING INCREASED EMPLOYER CONTRIBUTIONS, WHICH MUST BE MET BEFORE FURTHER INCREASES MAY BE AWARDED SUBJECT TO THE CURRENT OVERALL FOUR PERCENT LIMIT ON ANNUAL COST-OF-LIVING INCREASES; TO AMEND SECTION 9-11-310, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE AWARD OF AN ANNUAL COST-OF-LIVING INCREASE IN BENEFITS PAID BY THE SOUTH CAROLINA POLICE OFFICERS RETIREMENT SYSTEM TO REFLECT INCREASES IN THE CONSUMER PRICE INDEX, SO AS TO PROVIDE A GUARANTEED TWO PERCENT ANNUAL ADJUSTMENT AND TO REVISE THE CRITERIA, INCLUDING INCREASED EMPLOYER CONTRIBUTIONS, WHICH MUST BE MET BEFORE FURTHER INCREASES MAY BE AWARDED SUBJECT TO THE CURRENT OVERALL FOUR PERCENT LIMIT ON ANNUAL COST-OF-LIVING INCREASES, TO MAKE THE PROVISIONS OF THIS ACT UNSEVERABLE, AND TO PROVIDE THE ACTIONS REQUIRED BY THE STATE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD FOR THIS ACT TO BECOME EFFECTIVE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4993 -- Rep. Hardwick: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR LOUIS KRIEGER, OF HORRY COUNTY, FOR HIS EFFORTS TO ENABLE WORLD WAR II VETERANS OF HORRY COUNTY TO TRAVEL TO WASHINGTON, D.C., TO VISIT THE MEMORIAL DEDICATED TO THE VETERANS OF THAT WAR, AND TO CONGRATULATE HIM FOR BEING RECOGNIZED AS THE 2008 CITIZEN OF THE YEAR BY THE MURRELLS INLET ELKS LODGE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4994 -- Reps. Cotty, White, Miller, Perry, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Crawford, Daning, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, Jefferson, Jennings, Kelly, Kennedy, Kirsh, Knight, Leach, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Loftis, Lowe, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, McLeod, Merrill, 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, 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 HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO OFFICIALS AND STAFF OF RIVERSIDE MIDDLE SCHOOL, WACCAMAW HIGH SCHOOL, AIKEN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, AND LAKE CAROLINA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, AT A DATE AND TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF RECOGNIZING AND COMMENDING THESE SCHOOLS UPON RECEIVING THE PALMETTO'S FINEST AWARD.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4995 -- Reps. Hutson, Harrell, Knight and Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR THE SUMMERVILLE HIGH SCHOOL BOYS BASKETBALL TEAM FOR A WINNING SEASON, AND TO CONGRATULATE THE PLAYERS AND COACHES FOR CAPTURING THE 2008 CLASS AAAA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate with Concurrence

H. 4996 -- Rep. Rutherford: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR JOAN STEWARD-STEVENS FOR HER MANY YEARS OF GOVERNMENT SERVICE UPON THE OCCASION OF HER RETIREMENT, AND TO WISH HER SUCCESS AND HAPPINESS IN ALL HER FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 4997 -- Reps. Mitchell, F.N. Smith, Whipper, Allen, Davenport, Sandifer, Alexander, Hodges, Littlejohn, Sellers and Weeks: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 11-35-1515 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR A "TRUTH IN BIDDING" POLICY IN CONNECTION WITH SOURCE SELECTION PURSUANT TO STATE CONTRACTS SUBJECT TO THE CONSOLIDATED PROCUREMENT CODE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4998 -- Reps. Mitchell, F.N. Smith, Govan, Davenport, Alexander, Hodges and Weeks: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO DIRECT THE JAILS AND LOCAL DETENTION FACILITIES IN SPARTANBURG, SUMTER, AND BAMBERG COUNTIES FOR A PERIOD OF TWELVE MONTHS TO OBTAIN FROM PERSONS WHO ARE ARRESTED AND DETAINED A RAPID ORAL OR BLOOD SAMPLE, OR BOTH, TO DETERMINE WHETHER THE PERSON IS INFECTED WITH THE HUMAN IMMUNODEFICIENCY VIRUS (HIV), TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL (DHEC) SHALL PROVIDE CERTAIN SERVICES TO A PERSON WHO TESTS POSITIVE FOR HIV, TO PROVIDE THAT DHEC SHALL COMPILE A REPORT THAT CONTAINS CERTAIN DATA WHICH IT COMPILES DURING THIS TWELVE MONTH PERIOD, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE HOUSE MEDICAL, MILITARY, PUBLIC AND MUNICIPAL AFFAIRS COMMITTEE, THE SENATE MEDICAL AFFAIRS COMMITTEE, AND THE GOVERNOR MUST BE FORWARDED COPIES OF THIS REPORT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 4999 -- Reps. Umphlett, Merrill, Hiott, Bowen, Knight, Simrill, Hutson, Allen, Brantley, F.N. Smith, Agnew, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Dantzler, Duncan, Gambrell, Hodges, Hosey, Leach, McLeod, Mitchell, J.H. Neal, Ott, Owens, Parks, Toole and Young: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 59-23-210, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO CONSTRUCTION, IMPROVEMENT, AND RENOVATION OF PUBLIC SCHOOLS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT NEW CONSTRUCTION OF ELEMENTARY, MIDDLE, AND HIGH SCHOOL FACILITIES MUST COMPLY WITH SPECIFIED DESIGN AND ARCHITECTURAL REQUIREMENTS IMPOSED BY A COMMITTEE OF THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION, AND THAT THIS COMMITTEE SHALL CREATE THREE STANDARD ARCHITECTURAL PLANS FOR ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS, MIDDLE SCHOOLS, AND HIGH SCHOOLS TO WHICH ALL NEW CONSTRUCTION MUST COMPLY UNLESS PRIOR APPROVAL FOR ADAPTATION IS RECEIVED BY THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 5000 -- Reps. Moss, Harrell, Agnew, Bowers, Chalk, Gullick, Hardwick, Harvin, Haskins, Kelly, Kirsh, Littlejohn, Lowe and Mahaffey: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 23-1-212, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE ENFORCEMENT OF STATE CRIMINAL LAWS BY FEDERAL LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT NATIONAL PARK SERVICE PARK RANGERS ARE FEDERAL LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS WHO ARE AUTHORIZED TO ENFORCE THE STATE'S CRIMINAL LAWS.
Introduced and Committed
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recalled

H. 5001 -- Reps. Owens, Hiott, F.N. Smith, Cotty, Haley, Simrill, Merrill, Spires, M.A. Pitts, Skelton, E.H. Pitts, Bedingfield, Kirsh, Mitchell, Perry, D.C. Smith, J.R. Smith, Erickson, Crawford, Daning, Leach, Ballentine, Bowen, Brantley, Cato, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Dantzler, Duncan, Hamilton, Hardwick, Hosey, Jefferson, Kelly, Lowe, Mack, Moss, J.M. Neal, Rice, Scarborough, Shoopman, G.R. Smith, Taylor, Umphlett, Vick, Walker, White, Witherspoon and Young: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 16-25-125 SO AS TO DEFINE CERTAIN TERMS, CREATE THE OFFENSE OF TRESPASS UPON THE GROUNDS OR STRUCTURE OF A DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SHELTER, AND TO PROVIDE A PENALTY; TO AMEND SECTION 16-3-1770, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE FORM AND CONTENT OF A TEMPORARY RESTRAINING ORDER, SO AS TO REFERENCE THE OFFENSE OF TRESPASS UPON THE GROUNDS OR STRUCTURE OF A DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SHELTER WHEN THE TRESPASSER IS SUBJECT TO A RESTRAINING ORDER OR ORDER OF PROTECTION AND TO PROVIDE A PENALTY; TO AMEND SECTION 16-25-70, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO A WARRANTLESS ARREST OR SEARCH WHEN A PERSON IS BELIEVED TO HAVE COMMITTED A CRIMINAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE OFFENSE, SO AS TO CLARIFY A WARRANTLESS ARREST OR SEARCH MAY BE UNDERTAKEN BY LAW ENFORCEMENT WHEN THERE IS PROBABLE CAUSE TO BELIEVE A VIOLATION HAS OCCURRED; TO AMEND SECTION 16-25-120, RELATING TO CONDITIONS OF RELEASE ON BOND OF PERSONS SUBJECT TO A RESTRAINING ORDER OR AN ORDER OF PROTECTION, SO AS TO REQUIRE THE COURT TO GIVE THE PERSON NOTICE OF THE OFFENSE OF TRESPASS ON THE GROUNDS OR STRUCTURE OF A DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SHELTER; AND TO AMEND SECTION 20-4-60, RELATING TO ORDERS OF PROTECTION REGARDING DOMESTIC ABUSE, SO AS TO REFERENCE THE OFFENSE OF TRESPASS UPON THE GROUNDS OR STRUCTURE OF A DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SHELTER WHEN THE TRESPASSER IS SUBJECT TO A RESTRAINING ORDER OR ORDER OF PROTECTION AND TO PROVIDE A PENALTY.
Introduced and Committed
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Recalled
Returned by Senate with Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 5002 -- Rep. White: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 8-11-120, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE REPORTING OF STATE EXECUTIVE BRANCH JOB VACANCIES FOR THE PURPOSE OF POSTING VACANT POSITIONS BEFORE THE VACANCY IS FILLED, SO AS TO REVISE AND SIMPLIFY THE REQUIREMENTS FOR THESE NOTICES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 5003 -- Reps. Miller, Hodges and Erickson: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO DIRECT THE STATE TREASURER IN FISCAL YEAR 2008-2009 TO TRANSFER FROM THE HOMESTEAD EXEMPTION FUND TO THE EDUCATION FINANCE ACT RESERVE FUND SUFFICIENT MONIES, AS DETERMINED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AFTER CONSULTATION WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE, TO PROVIDE EACH SCHOOL DISTRICT OF THIS STATE WITH STATE FUNDING UNDER THE EDUCATION FINANCE ACT FOR FISCAL YEAR 2008-2009, AT LEAST EQUAL TO WHAT THE SCHOOL DISTRICT RECEIVED IN STATE FUNDING UNDER THE EDUCATION FINANCE ACT FOR FISCAL YEAR 2007-2008.
Introduced
Co-Sponsor added
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings

H. 5004 -- Reps. Sandifer, Battle, Brady, Gambrell, Gullick, Miller, Mitchell, Pinson, Scarborough and Whitmire: 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, TO PROVIDE EXCEPTIONS, AND ALLOW AN EXPENDITURE UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 5005 -- Rep. J.R. Smith: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR THE REVEREND WILLIAM REESE UPON THE OCCASION OF HIS FIFTY-FOURTH ANNIVERSARY AS FOUNDING PASTOR OF LAKESIDE BAPTIST CHURCH IN AIKEN COUNTY, AND TO CONGRATULATE HIM UPON THE OCCASION OF HIS RETIREMENT ON MAY 18, 2008.
Introduced and Adopted
Report of Committee

H. 5006 -- Reps. Hutson, Harrell, Knight and Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR THE PINEWOOD PREPARATORY SCHOOL BOYS BASKETBALL TEAM FOR CAPTURING THE 2008 SOUTH CAROLINA INDEPENDENT SCHOOL ASSOCIATION CLASS AAA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE, AND TO CONGRATULATE THE TEAM'S EXCEPTIONAL PLAYERS, COACHES, AND STAFF ON AN OUTSTANDING SEASON.
Introduced and Adopted
Report of Committee

H. 5007 -- Reps. Clyburn, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Chalk, Clemmons, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Daning, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, 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 REVEREND LEVI C. CHAVOUS, SR., OF AIKEN COUNTY, AND TO EXTEND THEIR DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO HIS FAMILY, CHURCH, AND MANY FRIENDS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5008 -- Reps. Crawford, Lowe, Branham, Williams and Alexander: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 3 TO CHAPTER 133, TITLE 59 SO AS TO ALLOW THE FRANCIS MARION BOARD OF TRUSTEES TO ISSUE REVENUE BONDS FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF ATHLETIC FACILITIES BY RESOLUTION, TO PROVIDE THE MANNER AND TERMS BY WHICH THE BONDS ARE ISSUED, AND TO DEFINE CERTAIN TERMS; AND TO DESIGNATE SECTIONS 59-133-10 THROUGH 59-133-60 AS ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 133 OF TITLE 59.
Introduced
Committed
Other proceedings

H. 5009 -- Reps. G.M. Smith, Weeks and Clemmons: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 40-80-20, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO A CRIMINAL RECORDS CHECK FOR A FIREFIGHTER, SO AS TO PROVIDE NO PERSON MAY VOLUNTEER AS A FIREFIGHTER, BE EMPLOYED AS A FIREFIGHTER, OR PERFORM FIREFIGHTING DUTIES IF HE HAS BEEN CONVICTED OF, PLED GUILTY TO, OR PLED NOLO CONTENDERE TO ARSON.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Point of Order
Returned by Senate with Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 5010 -- Rep. Duncan: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 47-3-710, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE DEFINITION OF TERMS USED IN THE REGULATION OF DANGEROUS ANIMALS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT DANGEROUS ANIMALS INCLUDE CERTAIN BREEDS AND SPECIES, INCLUDING PIT BULLS, TO AUTHORIZE BUT NOT REQUIRE, COUNTY GOVERNING BODIES TO DESIGNATE OTHER BREEDS OR SPECIES AS DANGEROUS ANIMALS; AND TO DELETE THE PROVISION THAT AN ANIMAL IS NOT A DANGEROUS ANIMAL SOLELY BY VIRTUE OF ITS BREED OR SPECIES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 5011 -- Rep. Crawford: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 44-63-140, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO BIRTH CERTIFICATES FOR ADOPTED CHILDREN OR ADULTS INCLUDING FOREIGN ADOPTIONS, SO AS TO DELETE THE PROVISION REQUIRING A STATEMENT ON A CERTIFICATE OF FOREIGN BIRTH THAT THE CERTIFICATE IS NOT EVIDENCE OF UNITED STATES CITIZENSHIP.
Introduced and Committed

H. 5012 -- Rep. Chalk: 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 STATE AND NATIONAL CRIMINAL RECORDS CHECKS OF AN APPLICANT FOR LICENSURE TO PRACTICE NURSING, TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT MAY REQUIRE SUCH CRIMINAL RECORDS CHECKS IN CONNECTION WITH AN INVESTIGATION OR DISCIPLINARY PROCEEDING OF A LICENSEE, AND TO PROVIDE THAT WRITING A DISHONORED CHECK IS NOT EVIDENCE OF MORAL TURPITUDE FOR PURPOSES OF DISCIPLINARY ACTION OR DISQUALIFICATION FOR LICENSURE IF PROSECUTION OF THE OFFENSE WAS DISMISSED DUE TO PROOF OF PAYMENT OF RESTITUTION; AND BY ADDING SECTION 40-33-39 SO AS TO REQUIRE A LICENSED NURSE TO WEAR AN IDENTIFICATION BADGE BEARING THE NURSE'S FIRST OR LAST NAME, OR BOTH, AND TITLE.
Introduced and Committed
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Recalled
Returned by Senate with Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Message to Senate
Message from Senate
Ratified
Veto Message
Veto Overridden

H. 5013 -- Reps. Young, Stavrinakis, Bales, Breeland, Hagood, Harrell, Lucas and Scarborough: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 11-43-140, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE STATE TRANSPORTATION INFRASTRUCTURE BANK, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE SECRETARY OF TRANSPORTATION RATHER THAN THE CHAIRMAN OF THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION SHALL BE AN EX OFFICIO MEMBER OF THE BOARD, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD SHALL BE ELECTED BY THE MEMBERS OF THE BOARD.
Introduced and Committed

H. 5014 -- Reps. F.N. Smith, Brantley, Anderson, Whipper, Alexander, Allen, R. Brown, Cobb-Hunter, Hart, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Jefferson, Mitchell, Scott, Weeks and Williams: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 15-1-350 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON, UNDER COLOR OF LAW, WHO DEPRIVES ANOTHER PERSON OF ANY RIGHTS, PRIVILEGES, OR IMMUNITIES IS SUBJECT TO LIABILITY IN A CIVIL ACTION FOR INJURY TO THE PERSON UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES INCLUDING INCIDENTS OF POLICE MISCONDUCT AND TO PROVIDE AN EXCEPTION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 5015 -- Reps. Gambrell, Cooper, Bowen, Thompson, Agnew and White: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 7-7-80, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE DESIGNATION OF VOTING PRECINCTS IN ANDERSON COUNTY, SO AS TO REVISE CERTAIN VOTING PRECINCTS IN ANDERSON COUNTY, 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.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Ratified

H. 5016 -- Reps. Clyburn, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Chalk, Clemmons, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Daning, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, 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 ABELLE NIVENS, OF AIKEN COUNTY, AND TO EXTEND THEIR DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO HER FAMILY AND MANY FRIENDS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5017 -- Rep. Bales: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE HEARTIEST CONGRATULATIONS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO NOLAN T. RUSSELL III AND VERONICA J. ROLANDI, BOTH OF RICHLAND COUNTY, UPON THE OCCASION OF THEIR MARRIAGE ON MAY 10, 2008, AND TO WISH THEM MUCH HAPPINESS IN THE YEARS AHEAD.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate with Concurrence

H. 5018 -- 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, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Daning, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Hutson, 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 APRIL 2008 AS "FAIR HOUSING MONTH" IN SOUTH CAROLINA AND TO RECOGNIZE AND SUPPORT "FAIR HOUSING MONTH" IN OUR STATE.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate with Concurrence

H. 5019 -- Reps. Haley, Talley, Kirsh, Simrill, Viers, Ballentine, Thompson, Erickson, E.H. Pitts, Huggins, Moss and Toole: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 2-7-67 SO AS TO REQUIRE A BILL OR JOINT RESOLUTION TEMPORARILY OR PERMANENTLY, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, ADDING, AMENDING, OR REPEALING ANY PROVISION OF LAW RELATING TO THE EXPENDITURE OF STATE FUNDS TO RECEIVE A RECORDED ROLL-CALL VOTE BEFORE IT PASSES THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES AND SENATE.
Introduced and Committed
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added
Co-Sponsor added

H. 5020 -- Rep. Cato: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 38-79-130, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE POWERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA MEDICAL MALPRACTICE LIABILITY JOINT UNDERWRITING ASSOCIATION TO ISSUE POLICIES OF INSURANCE, SO AS TO AUTHORIZE THE ASSOCIATION TO INCREASE THE LIMITS OF LIABILITY ON POLICIES OF INSURANCE SUBJECT TO LIMITS OF LIABILITY NOT TO EXCEED ONE MILLION DOLLARS FOR EACH CLAIMANT UNDER ONE POLICY AND THREE MILLION DOLLARS FOR ALL CLAIMANTS UNDER ONE POLICY IN ONE YEAR.
Introduced and Committed

H. 5021 -- Rep. Duncan: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 50-11-1920, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE SALE UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS OF EXOTIC FARM-RAISED VENISON AND PENALTIES FOR VIOLATING THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE PROHIBITIONS OF THIS SECTION DO NOT APPLY TO THE SALE OR PURCHASE OF ALREADY PROCESSED AND PACKAGED PET FOODS OR PET TREATS CONTAINING IMPORTED EXOTIC FARM-RAISED VENISON, AND TO PROVIDE FOR CERTAIN REGISTRATION AND LABELING REQUIREMENTS OF THIS EXCEPTION.
Introduced and Committed
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Recalled
Ratified

H. 5022 -- Rep. Govan: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 34-39-180, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO RESTRICTIONS AND REQUIREMENTS FOR DEFERRED PRESENTMENT OR DEPOSIT OF CHECK, SO AS TO PROVIDE A CHECK ACCEPTED FOR DEFERRED PRESENTMENT OR DEPOSIT PURSUANT TO THIS CHAPTER MAY NOT BE REPAID BY MEANS OF ELECTRONIC TRANSFER OF FUNDS FROM AN ACCOUNT OF THE CUSTOMER.
Introduced and Committed

H. 5023 -- Rep. Govan: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 16-17-490, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE OFFENSE OF CONTRIBUTING TO THE DELINQUENCY OF A MINOR, SO AS TO PROVIDE MINIMUM FINES AND MINIMUM TERMS OF IMPRISONMENT FOR VIOLATIONS, AND TO PROVIDE THAT EACH DAY A VIOLATION OCCURS CONSTITUTES A SEPARATE OFFENSE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 5024 -- Rep. Sellers: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 40-71-10, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO MEMBERS OF CERTAIN PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES WHO ARE EXEMPT FROM TORT LIABILITY, SO AS TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THE MEDICAL FACILITIES TO WHICH THIS EXEMPTION APPLIES IN REGARD TO ITS MEDICAL STAFF RESPONSIBLE FOR PROFESSIONAL STANDARDS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 5025 -- Reps. Neilson, 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, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Daning, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, 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, 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 URGE COORDINATION OF GOVERNMENT AND PRIVATE RESOURCES IN THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA TO PROTECT OUR SENIOR CITIZENS FROM SCAMS AND OTHER SCHEMES THAT UNDERMINE THEIR FINANCIAL INDEPENDENCE.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate with Concurrence

H. 5026 -- Reps. Kennedy, Anderson, Harvin, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Daning, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, Jefferson, Jennings, Kelly, 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 THE PROFOUND SORROW OF THE MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA GENERAL ASSEMBLY UPON THE DEATH OF MR. FRED S. BURGESS, OF WILLIAMSBURG COUNTY, AND TO EXTEND THEIR DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO HIS FAMILY AND MANY FRIENDS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate with Concurrence

H. 5027 -- Reps. Barfield, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Daning, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, 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 THE GREAT CONCERN OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA GENERAL ASSEMBLY FOR THE WELFARE OF PASTOR PHILLIP MILES, OF CHRIST COMMUNITY CHURCH IN HORRY COUNTY, WHO IS BEING UNJUSTLY DETAINED IN A RUSSIAN PRISON, AND TO INSIST IN THE STRONGEST TERMS THAT THE RUSSIAN GOVERNMENT RELEASE PASTOR MILES FROM HIS IMPRISONMENT.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate with Concurrence

H. 5028 -- Reps. Barfield, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Daning, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, 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 THE BASKETBALL ACHIEVEMENTS OF JACK LEASURE, AN OUTSTANDING GUARD WITH COASTAL CAROLINA UNIVERSITY WHO CONCLUDED HIS ELIGIBILITY THIS SEASON, AND TO CONGRATULATE HIM FOR REACHING THE ALL-TIME BIG SOUTH RECORD FOR THREE-POINT SHOOTING.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate with Concurrence

H. 5029 -- Reps. Witherspoon and Loftis: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL UNDERTAKE THE ACTIONS PRESCRIBED AND REQUIRED BY THE SOUTH CAROLINA ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURES ACT TO PROMULGATE, AS REGULATIONS, THOSE POLICIES OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA COASTAL ZONE MANAGEMENT PLAN THAT ARE BOTH RELEVANT AND APPROPRIATE.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Recommitted
Recalled
Debate Adjourned
Adopted

H. 5030 -- Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL, RELATING TO TANNING FACILITIES, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 3114, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings
Ratified

H. 5031 -- Reps. Umphlett, Dantzler, Daning, Jefferson, Merrill and Limehouse: A HOUSE RESOLUTION CONGRATULATING THE BERKELEY HIGH SCHOOL MOCK TRIAL TEAM ON ITS FIRST-PLACE FINISH IN THE SOUTH CAROLINA STATE HIGH SCHOOL MOCK TRIAL COMPETITION.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5032 -- Reps. Umphlett, Dantzler, Daning, Jefferson, Merrill and Limehouse: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE BERKELEY HIGH SCHOOL MOCK TRIAL TEAM, 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 FIRST-PLACE FINISH IN THE 2008 SOUTH CAROLINA STATE HIGH SCHOOL MOCK TRIAL COMPETITION.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5033 -- Reps. Chalk, Brantley, Herbkersman, Erickson, Hodges, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Daning, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Hiott, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, 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 THE HILTON HEAD ACADEMY PREPARATORY SCHOOL GIRLS BASKETBALL TEAM, OF BEAUFORT COUNTY, FOR A SUCCESSFUL SEASON, AND TO CONGRATULATE THE PLAYERS AND COACHES FOR GARNERING THE 2008 SOUTH CAROLINA INDEPENDENT SCHOOL ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION REGION IV CLASS AAA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5034 -- Reps. Chalk, Brantley, Herbkersman, Erickson, Hodges, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Daning, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Hiott, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, 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 HILTON HEAD PREPARATORY SCHOOL GIRLS BASKETBALL TEAM, OF BEAUFORT COUNTY, WITH THEIR COACHES AND SCHOOL OFFICIALS, AT A DATE AND TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF BEING RECOGNIZED AND COMMENDED FOR CAPTURING THE 2008 SOUTH CAROLINA INDEPENDENT SCHOOL ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION CLASS AAA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5035 -- Rep. Barfield: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION NAME THE PORTION OF UNITED STATES HIGHWAY 501 IN HORRY COUNTY THAT RUNS THROUGH THE TOWN OF AYNOR THE "W. G. HUCKS HIGHWAY" AND ERECT APPROPRIATE MARKERS OR SIGNS ALONG THIS PORTION OF HIGHWAY THAT CONTAIN THE WORDS "W. G. HUCKS HIGHWAY".
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Adopted

H. 5036 -- Rep. Scarborough: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 38-71-242 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE DEFINITION OF THE TERMS "ACTUAL CHARGE", "ACTUAL CHARGES", "ACTUAL FEE", OR "ACTUAL FEES" AND "PAYMENT IN FULL" WHEN USED IN AN INDIVIDUAL OR A GROUP SPECIFIED DISEASE INSURANCE POLICY AND TO REQUIRE THAT AN INSURER OR ISSUER OF AN INDIVIDUAL OR A GROUP SPECIFIED DISEASE INSURANCE POLICY MAY NOT PAY ANY CLAIM OR BENEFITS UNDER THE APPLICABLE POLICY IN AN AMOUNT IN EXCESS OF ACTUAL CHARGE OR ACTUAL FEE AS DEFINED.
Introduced and Committed

H. 5037 -- Rep. Funderburk: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO URGE THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO APPOINT AN INDEPENDENT COUNSEL TO INVESTIGATE THE PRISONER OF WAR - MISSING IN ACTION ISSUE REGARDING UNRESOLVED MATTERS PERTAINING TO UNITED STATES PERSONNEL UNACCOUNTED FOR FROM THIS NATION'S WARS AND CONFLICTS BEGINNING WITH WORLD WAR II.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Adopted

H. 5038 -- Reps. Harvin, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Daning, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, 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 INDEPENDENT SCHOOLS STUDENT ASSOCIATION TO USE THE HOUSE CHAMBER ON TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2008, FOR A MEETING OF THE ASSOCIATION.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5039 -- 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, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Daning, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, 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. BARBARA VIRGINIA GREGG, 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. 5040 -- Rep. Cato: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 1, TITLE 56, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DRIVER'S LICENSES, BY ADDING SECTION 56-1-186 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON WHO OPERATES A MOTOR VEHICLE IN VIOLATION OF RESTRICTIONS IMPOSED ON A DRIVER'S LICENSE ISSUED PURSUANT TO SECTION 56-1-50, 56-1-175, OR 56-1-180 IS GUILTY OF A MISDEMEANOR AND, UPON CONVICTION, MUST BE FINED NOT MORE THAN THREE HUNDRED DOLLARS OR IMPRISONED FOR NOT MORE THAN THIRTY DAYS, THE COURT MAY SUSPEND ALL OR PART OF THE SENTENCE CONDITIONED UPON THE OFFENDER COMPLETING, TO THE SATISFACTION OF THE COURT, COMMUNITY SERVICE, PUBLIC SERVICE, OR A SAFE DRIVING COURSE, TO PROVIDE ENHANCED PENALTIES IF GREAT BODILY INJURY RESULTED FROM AN ACCIDENT THAT OCCURRED IN CONJUNCTION WITH A VIOLATION OF THE RESTRICTIONS; AND BY ADDING SECTION 56-1-187 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PARENT OR GUARDIAN MAY NOT KNOWINGLY PERMIT HIS DEPENDENT TO OPERATE A MOTOR VEHICLE IN VIOLATION OF HIS DEPENDENT'S DRIVER'S LICENSE RESTRICTIONS OR TO KNOWINGLY PERMIT HIS DEPENDENT TO OPERATE A MOTOR VEHICLE WITHOUT A VALID DRIVER'S LICENSE, AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR A VIOLATION.
Introduced and Committed

H. 5041 -- Rep. Loftis: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO HONOR AND RECOGNIZE ROBIN S. MILL, ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL OF BEREA MIDDLE SCHOOL, FOR HER DEDICATION AND HARD WORK AS AN EDUCATOR, AND TO CONGRATULATE HER FOR BEING SELECTED THE 2008 MIDDLE LEVEL ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL OF THE YEAR BY THE SOUTH CAROLINA ASSOCIATION OF SCHOOL ADMINISTRATORS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5042 -- Reps. Hart and Scott: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR THE LEGENDARY GOSPEL SINGERS KNOWN AS THE SIX VOICES OF ZION, AND TO WELCOME THIS SOUTH CAROLINA TREASURE TO BETHLEHEM BAPTIST CHURCH ON APRIL 20, 2008.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5043 -- Reps. Hutson, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Daning, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, 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 DESIGNATE THE FOURTH SATURDAY IN APRIL AS CITIZENS REMEMBRANCE DAY, TO BE OBSERVED ANNUALLY IN HONOR AND MEMORY OF VICTIMS OF FATAL MOTOR VEHICLE CRASHES.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate with Amendment
Concurrence

H. 5044 -- Reps. Edge and Harrison: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING CHAPTER 27 TO TITLE 37 SO AS TO ENACT THE "SOUTH CAROLINA CHILD SAFE PRODUCT ACT" TO PROHIBIT THE SALE OF CHILDREN'S PRODUCTS OR COMPONENTS THAT CONTAIN SPECIFIED AMOUNTS OF CADMIUM, PHTHALATES, OR LEAD, TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES SHALL IDENTIFY CHEMICALS THAT ARE OF HIGH CONCERN TO THE HEALTH OF CHILDREN AND DEVELOPING FETUSES, TO PROVIDE THAT MANUFACTURERS OF CHILDREN'S PRODUCTS THAT CONTAIN SUCH CHEMICALS MUST PROVIDE NOTICE TO THE DEPARTMENT AND TO RETAILERS WHO SELL THESE PRODUCTS, TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT SHALL ESTABLISH AND MAINTAIN A PRODUCT SAFETY EDUCATION CAMPAIGN, TO PROVIDE FOR PENALTIES FOR VIOLATION OF THIS CHAPTER, AND TO DEFINE CERTAIN TERMS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 5045 -- Reps. Miller, Harvin, Kennedy, Anderson, Battle, Brady, G. Brown, Gambrell, Gullick, Mitchell, Phillips, Sandifer, Scarborough, Stavrinakis, Williams and Young: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 8-13-1300, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS OF CAMPAIGN PRACTICES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT ANYTHING OF VALUE GIVEN TO MAKE COMMUNICATIONS MORE THAN FORTY-FIVE DAYS BEFORE AN ELECTION TO INFLUENCE THE OUTCOME OF AN ELECTED OFFICE IS SUBJECT TO THE PROVISIONS OF SECTIONS 8-13-1302 AND 8-13-1308.
Introduced and Committed

H. 5046 -- Reps. Breeland, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Daning, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, 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 THE GRADUATES OF THE ALLEN UNIVERSITY CLASS OF 1958 WHO ARE CELEBRATING THEIR GOLDEN ANNIVERSARY, AND TO CONGRATULATE THEM ON MANY SUCCESSES AND ACHIEVEMENTS WHICH THEY HAVE ACCOMPLISHED AS A RESULT OF THE EXCELLENT EDUCATION THEY RECEIVED AT ALLEN UNIVERSITY.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5047 -- Rep. Gullick: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO HONOR AND RECOGNIZE MICHAEL W. PRATT, ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL OF ORCHARD PARK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, IN YORK COUNTY, FOR HIS DEDICATION AND HARD WORK AS AN EDUCATOR, AND TO CONGRATULATE HIM FOR BEING SELECTED THE 2008 ELEMENTARY LEVEL ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL OF THE YEAR BY THE SOUTH CAROLINA ASSOCIATION OF SCHOOL ADMINISTRATORS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5048 -- Rep. Phillips: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO FIX WEDNESDAY, MAY 21, 2008, IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING THE ELECTION OF SUCCESSORS TO CERTAIN JUDGES OF THE COURT OF APPEALS AND A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE FAMILY COURT, 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 COLLEGE OF CHARLESTON, COASTAL CAROLINA UNIVERSITY, FRANCIS MARION UNIVERSITY, THE MEDICAL UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA, SOUTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY, THE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA, AND THE WIL LOU GRAY OPPORTUNITY SCHOOL TO SUCCEED THOSE MEMBERS WHOSE TERMS EXPIRE IN 2008, OR WHOSE POSITIONS OTHERWISE MUST BE FILLED; AND TO ESTABLISH A PROCEDURE REGARDING NOMINATIONS AND SECONDING SPEECHES FOR THE CANDIDATES FOR THESE OFFICES DURING THE JOINT SESSION.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate with Concurrence

H. 5049 -- Reps. F.N. Smith, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Daning, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, 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, 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 BRANDON P. BROWN, OF GREENVILLE COUNTY, FOR HIS SUPPORT OF THE ANNUAL HISTORICALLY BLACK COLLEGE AND UNIVERSITY FOOTBALL AND BASKETBALL CLASSICS, AND TO CONGRATULATE HIM ON THE SUCCESSFUL WEEKEND OF EVENTS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate with Concurrence

H. 5050 -- Reps. F.N. Smith, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Daning, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, 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, 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 DR. GEORGE C. BRADLEY, OF AUGUSTA, GEORGIA, FOR A LIFETIME OF SERVICE TO THE EDUCATION OF OUR NATION'S YOUTH, AND TO CONGRATULATE HIM UPON BEING NAMED PRESIDENT OF PAINE UNIVERSITY IN 2007.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate with Concurrence

H. 5051 -- Reps. Hayes, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Daning, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, 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 REMEMBER THE SUPREME SACRIFICE MADE BY SERGEANT EDWARD PHILPOT OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA NATIONAL GUARD, WHILE HE WAS SERVING A TOUR OF MILITARY DUTY IN AFGHANISTAN, AND TO EXPRESS TO HIS WIFE AND FAMILY THE DEEPEST APPRECIATION OF A GRATEFUL STATE AND NATION FOR HIS LIFE, SACRIFICE, AND SERVICE.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate with Concurrence

H. 5052 -- Rep. Thompson: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE ANDERSON UNIVERSITY WOMEN'S 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 2007-08 CONFERENCE CAROLINAS REGULAR-SEASON CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Committed

H. 5053 -- Rep. Thompson: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR THE ANDERSON UNIVERSITY WOMEN'S BASKETBALL TEAM FOR CAPTURING THE 2007-08 CONFERENCE CAROLINAS REGULAR-SEASON CHAMPIONSHIP, AND TO CONGRATULATE THE TEAM'S EXCEPTIONAL PLAYERS, COACHES, AND STAFF ON AN OUTSTANDING SEASON.
Introduced and Committed

H. 5054 -- Reps. Walker, Anthony, Davenport, Kelly, Littlejohn, Mahaffey, Mitchell, Talley, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Daning, Dantzler, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, Jefferson, Jennings, Kennedy, Kirsh, Knight, Leach, Limehouse, Loftis, Lowe, Lucas, Mack, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, 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, Spires, Stavrinakis, Stewart, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Umphlett, Vick, Viers, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Williams, Witherspoon and Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND THE HONORABLE WILLIAM DOUGLAS "DOUG" SMITH, OF SPARTANBURG COUNTY, FOR HIS SIXTEEN YEARS OF OUTSTANDING AND DEDICATED SERVICE AS A MEMBER OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, AND TO WISH HIM SUCCESS AND HAPPINESS IN ALL HIS FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5055 -- Reps. Walker, Anthony, Davenport, Kelly, Littlejohn, Mitchell, W.D. Smith, Talley, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Daning, Dantzler, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, Jefferson, Jennings, Kennedy, Kirsh, Knight, Leach, Limehouse, Loftis, Lowe, Lucas, Mack, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, 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, Spires, Stavrinakis, Stewart, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Umphlett, Vick, Viers, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Williams, Witherspoon and Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND THE HONORABLE JOSEPH G. MAHAFFEY, OF SPARTANBURG COUNTY, FOR HIS SIX YEARS OF DEDICATED SERVICE AS A MEMBER OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, AND TO WISH HIM MUCH SUCCESS IN ALL HIS FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5056 -- Reps. Walker, Anthony, Davenport, Kelly, Littlejohn, Mahaffey, Mitchell, W.D. Smith, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Daning, Dantzler, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, Jefferson, Jennings, Kennedy, Kirsh, Knight, Leach, Limehouse, Loftis, Lowe, Lucas, Mack, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, 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, Spires, Stavrinakis, Stewart, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Umphlett, Vick, Viers, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Williams, Witherspoon and Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND THE HONORABLE SCOTT F. TALLEY, OF SPARTANBURG COUNTY, FOR HIS EIGHT YEARS OF OUTSTANDING AND DEDICATED SERVICE AS A MEMBER OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, AND TO WISH HIM HAPPINESS AND FULFILLMENT IN ALL HIS FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5057 -- Rep. Bedingfield: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 47-3-630, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE PENALTIES FOR INJURING A POLICE DOG OR HORSE, SO AS TO INCREASE THE PENALTY FOR TORTURING, MUTILATING, INJURING, DISABLING, POISONING, OR KILLING A POLICE DOG OR HORSE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 5058 -- Rep. Talley: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-1140, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DEDUCTIONS FROM SOUTH CAROLINA TAXABLE INCOME OF INDIVIDUALS FOR PURPOSES OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA INCOME TAX ACT, SO AS TO ALLOW A DEDUCTION OF OTHERWISE TAXABLE MILITARY PAY AND ALLOWANCES OF A RESIDENT OF THIS STATE ON ACTIVE DUTY IN THE ARMED FORCES OF THE UNITED STATES AND TO PHASE IN THIS DEDUCTION OVER FOUR YEARS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 5059 -- Rep. Davenport: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 39-5-175 SO AS TO MAKE IT AN UNFAIR TRADE PRACTICE TO COMPENSATE A PERSON FOR SERVICES RENDERED IF THAT PERSON IS IN THE UNITED STATES ILLEGALLY.
Introduced and Committed

H. 5060 -- Rep. Davenport: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND SPARTANBURG CHRISTIAN ACADEMY'S BATTLE OF THE BRAINS TEAM ON ITS IMPRESSIVE WIN OF THE 2008 BATTLE OF THE BRAINS COMPETITION, AND TO CONGRATULATE THE TEAM AND ITS COACH ON CAPTURING THEIR SECOND CONSECUTIVE TITLE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5061 -- Rep. Davenport: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR THE SPARTANBURG CHRISTIAN ACADEMY BOYS' BASKETBALL TEAM FOR AN IMPRESSIVE SEASON, AND TO CONGRATULATE THE PLAYERS AND COACHES FOR WINNING THE 2008 SOUTH CAROLINA INDEPENDENT SCHOOL ASSOCIATION CLASS AA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5062 -- Reps. Hagood and Limehouse: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR THE MEMBERS OF THE WANDO HIGH SCHOOL CONCERT BAND, OF CHARLESTON COUNTY, AND TO CONGRATULATE THEM FOR WINNING THE COVETED SUDLER FLAG OF HONOR FOR THE YEAR 2007 FROM THE JOHN PHILIP SOUSA FOUNDATION.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate with Concurrence

H. 5063 -- Reps. F.N. Smith and J.H. Neal: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 5-7-55 SO AS TO PROVIDE IT IS UNLAWFUL FOR A MUNICIPALITY TO DISPLACE A SEGMENT OF ITS POPULATION BECAUSE OF RACE, COLOR, RELIGION, SEX, FAMILIAL STATUS, OR NATIONAL ORIGIN BY MEANS OF THE MUNICIPALITY'S POWER TO LEVY TAXES, POWER TO ACQUIRE LAND THROUGH CONDEMNATION, OR OTHERWISE, AND TO PROVIDE A PARTY AGGRIEVED AS A RESULT OF A VIOLATION OF THIS SECTION MAY INSTITUTE AN ACTION IN HIS OWN NAME IN THE CIRCUIT COURT TO RECOVER DAMAGES, REASONABLE ATTORNEY FEES, AND REASONABLE COSTS FOR THE VIOLATION, AND THAT A SINGLE ACT OF DISCRIMINATION MAY CONSTITUTE PROOF OF A VIOLATION WITHOUT NECESSITATING PROOF OF A PATTERN OF DISCRIMINATORY CONDUCT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 5064 -- Reps. Walker, J.M. Neal, D.C. Smith, Anthony, Ballentine, Bedingfield, Bowen, Branham, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, Skelton, Stewart, Whitmire, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Bales, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Brady, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Daning, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, Jefferson, Jennings, Kelly, Kennedy, Kirsh, Knight, Leach, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Loftis, Lowe, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, McLeod, Merrill, Mitchell, Moss, Mulvaney, J.H. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, M.A. Pitts, Rice, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sellers, Shoopman, Simrill, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Spires, Stavrinakis, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Umphlett, Vick, Viers, Weeks, Whipper, White, Williams, Witherspoon and Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE GRATITUDE OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO MATTHEW R. GATES, OF LEXINGTON COUNTY, FOR HIS OUTSTANDING WORK AS STAFF ATTORNEY FOR THE HOUSE EDUCATION AND PUBLIC WORKS COMMITTEE, TO CONGRATULATE HIM ON HIS NEW POST AS SOUTH CAROLINA ARMY NATIONAL GUARD JUDGE ADVOCATE GENERAL RECRUITER FOR THE SOUTHEAST REGION, AND TO WISH HIM WELL IN ALL HIS FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5065 -- Rep. Cobb-Hunter: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE MRS. MICHELLE WILSON FOR BEING NAMED 2008 SOUTH CAROLINA ELEMENTARY DISTINGUISHED PRINCIPAL OF THE YEAR, AND TO THANK HER FOR HER TIRELESS DEDICATION IN MAKING ST. JAMES-GAILLARD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL A SOURCE OF PRIDE TO HER DISTRICT AND COMMUNITY.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5066 -- Reps. Govan, Cobb-Hunter, 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, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Daning, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, 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 EXPRESS THE PROFOUND SORROW OF THE MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA GENERAL ASSEMBLY UPON THE DEATH OF JAMES "JIM" E. SULTON, SR., OF ORANGEBURG COUNTY, AND TO EXTEND THEIR DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO HIS FAMILY, COMMUNITY, AND MANY FRIENDS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate with Concurrence

H. 5067 -- Reps. Barfield, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Daning, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, 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 ROBERT CLINTON "BOBBY" RICHARDSON FOR HIS IMPRESSIVE CAREER IN BASEBALL, AND TO EXPRESS PROFOUND GRATITUDE AS HE MINISTERS TO YOUTH IN SOUTH CAROLINA AND IN THE WORLD ABROAD, AS HE SERVES AS AN AMBASSADOR FOR OUR FINE STATE.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate with Concurrence

H. 5068 -- Rep. Delleney: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND DR. JACOB ALLEN DERRICK, OF CHESTER COUNTY, FOR HIS FORTY YEARS OF MINISTRY AND SERVICE TO THE MEMBERS OF HIS CONGREGATION AND TO HIS COMMUNITY, AND TO WISH HIM SUCCESS AND BLESSINGS IN ALL HIS FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate with Concurrence

H. 5069 -- Reps. McLeod, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Daning, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, 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 DESIGNATE THE MONTH OF MAY 2008, 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

H. 5070 -- Reps. Clemmons, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Chalk, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Daning, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, 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 PATROLMAN FIRST CLASS MATT HOOPER, OF HORRY COUNTY, FOR HIS OUTSTANDING WORK WITH THE FIFTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT DRUG ENFORCEMENT UNIT, AND TO CONGRATULATE HIM FOR BEING NAMED THE MYRTLE BEACH ROTARY CLUB "OFFICER JOE MCGARRY MEMORIAL POLICE OFFICER OF THE YEAR FOR 2007."
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5071 -- Reps. Cobb-Hunter and Cotty: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND THE BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS OF SOUTH CAROLINA FOR THEIR WONDERFUL EFFORTS IN HELPING SOUTH CAROLINA'S YOUTH PREPARE FOR A PRODUCTIVE LIFE AND TO RECOGNIZE THE SIXTEEN BOYS AND GIRLS FROM DIFFERENT BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS THROUGHOUT THE STATE WHO HAVE BEEN NAMED "2008 YOUTH OF THE YEAR" BY THE SOUTH CAROLINA ALLIANCE OF BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate with Concurrence

H. 5072 -- Rep. Funderburk: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 3 TO CHAPTER 27, TITLE 17 SO AS TO ENACT THE "POST-CONVICTION DNA PROCEDURES ACT", TO PROVIDE PROCEDURES FOR DNA TESTING FOR PERSONS CONVICTED OF CRIMINAL OFFENSES FOR THE PURPOSE OF ESTABLISHING THE IDENTITY OF THE PERPETRATOR, AND TO ALLOW POST-CONVICTION PROCEEDINGS UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 5073 -- Reps. Moss, Littlejohn and Phillips: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR JACK M. LEDFORD, OF CHEROKEE COUNTY, FOR FIFTY-THREE YEARS OF SERVICE TO HIS COMMUNITY IN THE FIELD OF BANKING, AND UPON THE OCCASION OF HIS RETIREMENT, TO WISH HIM SUCCESS AND HAPPINESS IN ALL HIS FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5074 -- 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, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Daning, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, 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 MUNSON BUFORD FRANKLIN, OF RICHLAND COUNTY, UPON THE OCCASION OF HIS NINETIETH BIRTHDAY, AND TO WISH HIM MANY MORE YEARS OF HEALTH AND HAPPINESS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5075 -- Rep. Cotty: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR RICHLAND COUNTY FOSTER CARE REVIEW BOARDS 5B, 5C, AND 5D FOR THEIR VOLUNTEER WORK FOR FOSTER CHILDREN IN SOUTH CAROLINA, AND TO CONGRATULATE THEIR MEMBERS UPON BEING SELECTED AS CO-WINNERS OF THE 2007 FOSTER CARE REVIEW BOARD OF THE YEAR.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5076 -- Rep. Cotty: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR RACHEL E. SILVER, OF RICHLAND COUNTY, FOR HER VOLUNTEER WORK FOR FOSTER CHILDREN IN SOUTH CAROLINA, AND TO CONGRATULATE HER UPON BEING NAMED 2007 FOSTER CARE REVIEW BOARD MEMBER OF THE YEAR.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5077 -- Rep. Hutson: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE PRESBYTERIAN COMMUNITIES OF SOUTH CAROLINA UPON THE OCCASION OF ITS FIFTIETH ANNIVERSARY, AND TO COMMEND THE ORGANIZATION UPON HALF A CENTURY OF DEDICATED SERVICE IN THIS GREAT STATE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5078 -- Rep. Walker: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR THE REVEREND WALLACE HUGHES FOR HIS FORTY-NINE YEARS OF DEDICATED SERVICE AS A PASTOR AND FOR HIS COMMITTED COMMUNITY SERVICE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5079 -- Reps. Hardwick, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Daning, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, 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 THE GREAT CONCERN OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA GENERAL ASSEMBLY FOR THE WELFARE OF PASTOR PHILLIP MILES, OF CHRIST COMMUNITY CHURCH IN HORRY COUNTY, WHO IS BEING UNJUSTLY DETAINED IN A RUSSIAN PRISON, AND TO INSIST IN THE STRONGEST TERMS THAT THE RUSSIAN GOVERNMENT RELEASE PASTOR MILES FROM HIS IMPRISONMENT.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate with Concurrence

H. 5080 -- 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, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Daning, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, 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 COLONEL ANNA J. AMOS, UPON THE OCCASION OF HER RETIREMENT, FOR TWENTY-FIVE YEARS OF GROUNDBREAKING SERVICE WITH THE STATE TRANSPORT POLICE, A DIVISION OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY, AND TO WISH HER SUCCESS AND HAPPINESS IN ALL HER FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate with Concurrence

H. 5081 -- Reps. Toole and Haley: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO HONOR AND RECOGNIZE DR. NANCY L. TURNER, PRINCIPAL OF WHITE KNOLL MIDDLE SCHOOL, IN LEXINGTON COUNTY, FOR HER DEDICATION AND HARD WORK AS AN EDUCATOR, AND TO CONGRATULATE HER FOR BEING SELECTED THE 2008 METLIFE/NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF SECONDARY SCHOOL PRINCIPALS MIDDLE LEVEL PRINCIPAL OF THE YEAR BY THE SOUTH CAROLINA ASSOCIATION OF SCHOOL ADMINISTRATORS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5082 -- Rep. Brantley: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR THE GRADUATES OF THE JASPER HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1958 WHO ARE CELEBRATING THEIR GOLDEN ANNIVERSARY THIS YEAR, TO CONGRATULATE THEM ON MANY SUCCESSES AND ACHIEVEMENTS WHICH THEY HAVE ACCOMPLISHED AS A RESULT OF THE EXCELLENT EDUCATION THEY RECEIVED AT JASPER HIGH SCHOOL, AND TO DECLARE THE WEEKEND OF AUGUST 8-10, 2008, AS "JASPER HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1958 WEEKEND" IN HONOR OF THESE GRADUATES.
Introduced and Committed
Adopted

H. 5083 -- Rep. Davenport: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR THE SPARTANBURG CHRISTIAN ACADEMY "LADY WARRIORS" CROSS COUNTRY TEAM ON ITS IMPRESSIVE WIN OF THE 2007 SOUTH CAROLINA INDEPENDENT SCHOOL ASSOCIATION CLASS AA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE, AND TO CONGRATULATE THE TEAM'S COACH, STAFF, AND RUNNERS ON CAPTURING THEIR THIRD CONSECUTIVE STATE TITLE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5084 -- Rep. Talley: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR CHARLIE BULLINGTON, FOUNDING MEMBER OF THE WESTVIEW-FAIRFOREST FIRE DEPARTMENT IN SPARTANBURG COUNTY, UPON THE OCCASION OF THE DEPARTMENT'S FIFTIETH ANNIVERSARY, AND TO THANK HIM FOR HIS MANY YEARS OF DEDICATED SERVICE TO THE DEPARTMENT.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5085 -- Rep. G. Brown: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND JESSIE M. BELVIN, OF LEE COUNTY, UPON THE OCCASION OF HER RETIREMENT, FOR FORTY YEARS OF SERVICE IN THE LOWER LEE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL CAFETERIA, AND TO WISH HER HAPPINESS IN ALL HER FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5086 -- 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, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Daning, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, 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 AND HONOR THE ANDERSON UNIVERSITY WOMEN'S BASKETBALL TEAM FOR CAPTURING THE 2007-08 CONFERENCE CAROLINAS REGULAR-SEASON CHAMPIONSHIP, AND TO CONGRATULATE THE TEAM'S EXCEPTIONAL PLAYERS, COACHES, AND STAFF ON AN OUTSTANDING SEASON.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5087 -- 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, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Daning, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, 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 THE HONORABLE BEN A. HAGOOD, JR., OF CHARLESTON COUNTY, FOR HIS SIX YEARS OF FAITHFUL SERVICE TO THE CITIZENS OF DISTRICT 112 IN CHARLESTON COUNTY, AND TO WISH HIM HAPPINESS AND FULFILLMENT IN ALL HIS FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5088 -- Rep. Haskins: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 11-35-52 SO AS TO PROHIBIT A GOVERNMENTAL BODY SUBJECT TO THE CONSOLIDATED PROCUREMENT CODE FROM ENTERING INTO A CONTRACT OF PURCHASE WITH A VENDOR LOCATED IN OR OTHERWISE OPERATING IN A FOREIGN COUNTRY WITHOUT FIRST HAVING GIVEN A UNITED STATES RESIDENT VENDOR THE OPPORTUNITY TO BE AWARDED THE CONTRACT.
Introduced and Committed

H. 5089 -- Rep. Govan: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO ESTABLISH A TASK FORCE ON JUVENILE STATUS OFFENDERS; TO PROVIDE FOR ITS MEMBERS, POWERS, AND DUTIES; AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE TASK FORCE SHALL SUBMIT ITS REPORT AND RECOMMENDATIONS TO THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES BEFORE JANUARY 13, 2009, AT WHICH TIME THE TASK FORCE IS ABOLISHED.
Introduced and Committed
Recalled
Adopted

H. 5090 -- Rep. Vick: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 7-7-180, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE DESIGNATION OF VOTING PRECINCTS IN CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, SO AS TO REVISE AND NAME CERTAIN VOTING PRECINCTS OF CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, TO DESIGNATE A MAP NUMBER 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 PROVIDE THAT POLLING PLACES FOR THESE PRECINCTS MUST BE ESTABLISHED BY THE CHESTERFIELD COUNTY BOARD OF ELECTIONS AND REGISTRATION SUBJECT TO APPROVAL OF A MAJORITY OF THE CHESTERFIELD COUNTY LEGISLATIVE DELEGATION.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Debate Adjourned
Other proceedings
Returned by Senate with Amendment
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

H. 5091 -- Rep. Cooper: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 25-3-10, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA STATE GUARD, SO AS TO AUTHORIZE THE ADJUTANT GENERAL TO ESTABLISH AN EMERGENCY AIR WING WITHIN THE STATE GUARD AND PROVIDE FOR THE ORGANIZATION AND DUTIES OF THE EMERGENCY AIR WING AND FOR THE LIABILITY OF AIRPLANES USED BY VOLUNTEER PARTICIPANTS IN THE EMERGENCY AIR WING; TO AMEND SECTION 15-78-60, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO EXCEPTIONS TO LIABILITY UNDER THE TORT CLAIMS ACT, SO AS TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR EXCEPTIONS TO LIABILITY IN REGARD TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA NATIONAL GUARD AND THE SOUTH CAROLINA STATE GUARD; AND TO AMEND SECTION 42-7-50, RELATING TO POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONS AND OTHER ENTITIES WHICH MAY PARTICIPATE IN THE WORKERS' COMPENSATION INSURANCE PROGRAM, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT RECOVERY OF WORKERS' COMPENSATION BENEFITS BY MEMBERS OF THE EMERGENCY AIR WING OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA STATE GUARD SHALL BE PAYABLE FROM THE STATE ACCIDENT FUND.
Introduced and Committed

H. 5092 -- Rep. Haskins: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 11-35-1526 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT AN EXPENDITURE OF STATE FUNDS UNDER CONTRACT THROUGH A GOVERNMENTAL BODY FOR TELEMARKETING SERVICES REQUIRES CONTRACT PROVISIONS THAT THE SERVICES MUST BE PERFORMED IN THE UNITED STATES AND THAT ONLY UNITED STATES CITIZENS AND LEGAL RESIDENTS WITH VALID WORK PERMITS AUTHORIZED TO WORK IN THE UNITED STATES MAY BE EMPLOYED; AND TO AMEND SECTION 16-17-445, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO REGULATION OF UNSOLICITED TELEPHONE CALLS, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR DISCLOSURE OF CERTAIN INFORMATION FROM A CONSUMER SALES OR SERVICE CALL CENTER.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee

H. 5093 -- 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, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Daning, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, 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 HONOR THE W. J. KEENAN HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS BASKETBALL TEAM, OF RICHLAND COUNTY, FOR A SUCCESSFUL SEASON, AND TO CONGRATULATE THE PLAYERS AND COACHES FOR CAPTURING THE 2008 CLASS AA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate with Concurrence

H. 5094 -- 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, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Daning, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, 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 EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE W. J. KEENAN HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS BASKETBALL TEAM, OF RICHLAND COUNTY, WITH THEIR COACHES AND SCHOOL OFFICIALS, AT A DATE AND TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF BEING RECOGNIZED AND COMMENDED FOR CAPTURING THE 2008 CLASS AA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5095 -- 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, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Daning, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, 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. REBECCA WAY GADSON, 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. 5096 -- Rep. Agnew: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO CELEBRATE THE OCCASION OF THE TWO HUNDRED FIFTIETH ANNIVERSARY OF THE CITY OF ABBEVILLE, AND TO CONGRATULATE AND COMMEND MAYOR HAROLD E. MCNEILL AND THE CITIZENS OF ABBEVILLE FOR TWO AND A HALF CENTURIES OF SHOWCASING BOTH THE BEAUTY AND PROGRESS OF THIS GREAT SOUTH CAROLINA CITY.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate with Concurrence

H. 5097 -- Rep. Vick: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-3515, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO INCOME TAX CREDITS FOR GIFTS OF LAND FOR CONSERVATION OR QUALIFIED CONSERVATION CONTRIBUTIONS OF A QUALIFIED REAL PROPERTY INTEREST, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE MAXIMUM LIMIT OF THE CREDIT FOR CERTAIN TAXPAYERS WHICH ARE NOT INDIVIDUALS IS ON A PER SHAREHOLDER OR PARTNER BASIS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 5098 -- Rep. Walker: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR SAGEN BLACKWELL, OF SPARTANBURG COUNTY, FOR HER SERVICE TO TRAUMATICALLY-INJURED SOLDIERS THROUGH THE NATIONAL WOUNDED WARRIOR PROJECT, AND TO CONGRATULATE HER FOR ORGANIZING THE SUCCESSFUL CAROLINAS CHALLENGE BIKE RIDE IN SPARTANBURG.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5099 -- Reps. Hodges and Weeks: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE PROFOUND SORROW OF THE MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES UPON THE DEATH OF THE REVEREND DR. LEWIS P. GRAHAM, SR., OF RICHLAND COUNTY, AND TO EXTEND THEIR DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO HIS FAMILY, CHURCH, AND MANY FRIENDS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5100 -- Reps. Govan, Ott, Cobb-Hunter and Sellers: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND THE MEMBERS OF NEW MOUNT ZION BAPTIST CHURCH, OF ORANGEBURG COUNTY, UPON THE OCCASION OF THE DEDICATION OF THEIR NEW SANCTUARY, AND TO CELEBRATE WITH THEM AS THEY COMMIT THIS NEW HOUSE OF WORSHIP TO GOD.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5101 -- Reps. Allen, Brantley, Mitchell, F.N. Smith, Anthony, Hodges and G.M. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 24-3-220 SO AS TO ESTABLISH A PROCEDURE TO ALLOW AN INMATE WHO IS CONFINED IN A DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS' FACILITY TO ATTEND THE FUNERAL SERVICE OF CERTAIN INDIVIDUALS AND VISIT CERTAIN INDIVIDUALS; AND TO AMEND SECTION 24-3-210, RELATING TO FURLOUGHS FOR QUALIFIED INMATES, SO AS TO DELETE THE PROVISION THAT ALLOWS AN INMATE TO ATTEND THE FUNERAL OF CERTAIN PERSONS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 5102 -- 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, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Daning, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, 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 THE LIFE OF PINCUS KOLENDER, A HOLOCAUST SURVIVOR WHO DEDICATED HIS LIFE TO EDUCATING PEOPLE ABOUT THE HOLOCAUST AND CHARGING THEM WITH THE RESPONSIBILITY OF PREVENTING SIMILAR TRAGEDIES IN THE FUTURE.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate with Concurrence

H. 5103 -- Rep. Allen: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR THE REVEREND ROBERT L. SIMPSON, JR., OF GREENVILLE COUNTY, UPON THE OCCASION OF HIS INSTALLATION AS PASTOR AT VICTORY TEMPLE BAPTIST CHURCH, AND TO COMMEND THE MEMBERS OF THE CONGREGATION AS THEY MINISTER TO THEIR COMMUNITY TOGETHER.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5104 -- 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, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Daning, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, 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 SAMANTHA BROWN FOR INTRODUCING THE PUBLIC TO VACATION DESTINATIONS WORLDWIDE, AND TO COMMEND HER FOR PUBLISHING THE BEAUTIES AND ATTRACTIONS ALONG THE GRAND STRAND OF SOUTH CAROLINA IN THE UPCOMING PRODUCTION OF PASSPORT TO GREAT WEEKENDS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate with Concurrence

H. 5105 -- Rep. McLeod: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE, HONOR, AND RECOGNIZE MARY MCLEOD TYLER, ONE OF SOUTH CAROLINA'S MOST DEDICATED AND DISTINGUISHED ELEMENTARY SCHOOL TEACHERS, UPON HER ATTAINING THE AGE OF FOUR SCORE AND TEN YEARS, AND FOR HER OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE SCHOOL CHILDREN OF SOUTH CAROLINA DURING HER TWENTY-NINE YEAR TEACHING CAREER.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5106 -- Rep. Anderson: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO HONOR BISHOP PRESTON WARREN WILLIAMS II FOR HIS FOUR YEARS OF SERVICE AS PRESIDING PRELATE OF THE 7TH EPISCOPAL DISTRICT (SOUTH CAROLINA) OF THE AFRICAN METHODIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5107 -- Rep. Ott: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND THE CALHOUN COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL BOYS BASKETBALL TEAM ON ITS IMPRESSIVE WIN OF THE 2008 CLASS A STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE, AND TO CONGRATULATE THE PLAYERS AND COACHES ON A STELLAR SEASON.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5108 -- Rep. Ott: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE CALHOUN COUNTY 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 THEM ON THEIR OUTSTANDING SEASON AND FOR CAPTURING THE 2008 CLASS A STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5109 -- Rep. F.N. Smith: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR THE REVEREND FLORA JOHNSON WINESTOCK, OF GREENVILLE COUNTY, AND CONGRATULATE HER AND THE CONGREGATION UPON THE THIRTIETH ANNIVERSARY OF HER MINISTRY TO SECOND CALVARY MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate with Concurrence

H. 5110 -- Reps. Thompson and Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO FIX WEDNESDAY, MAY 21, 2008, AS THE TIME TO ELECT SUCCESSORS TO THE THREE COMMISSIONERS FOR THE EMPLOYMENT SECURITY COMMISSION, WHOSE CURRENT TERMS EXPIRE JUNE 30, 2008, IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING ANY OTHER ELECTIONS SCHEDULED FOR THAT DATE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5111 -- Rep. Gullick: A BILL TO REQUIRE THAT A SCHOOL IMPACT FEE IMPOSED BY LAW OR LOCAL ORDINANCE MAY BE USED FOR CLASSROOM OPERATIONAL EXPENSES.
Introduced and Committed

H. 5112 -- Rep. Sandifer: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR JEANNE L. WARD, PRESIDENT AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER OF OCONEE MEDICAL CENTER, FOR BEING NAMED A WINNER OF THE AMERICAN HOSPITAL ASSOCIATION'S 2008 GRASSROOTS CHAMPIONS AWARD.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5113 -- Reps. Bedingfield, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Daning, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, 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 THANK JONATHAN ANDREW GRAY II, OF GREENVILLE COUNTY, FOR HIS KIND GIFT OF ARTWORK PORTRAYING THE PALMETTO TREE AND CRESCENT, SYMBOLS OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5114 -- Rep. G. Brown: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE PROFOUND SORROW OF THE MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES UPON THE PASSING OF MR. LARRY WELLS, SR., OF LEE COUNTY, AND TO EXTEND THE DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO HIS FAMILY AND MANY FRIENDS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5115 -- Rep. G. Brown: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE PROFOUND SORROW OF THE MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES UPON THE DEATH OF GERALDINE LOCKLAIR ROLLINS, OF LEE COUNTY, AND TO EXTEND THEIR DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO HER FAMILY AND MANY FRIENDS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5116 -- 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, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Daning, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, 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 HONOR SPIRAX SARCO, INCORPORATED, IN RICHLAND COUNTY, FOR TEN YEARS OF OPERATIONAL EXCELLENCE, AND TO CONGRATULATE ITS MANAGEMENT AND EMPLOYEES FOR RECEIVING THE 2007 TOP PLANT AWARD FROM PLANT ENGINEERING MAGAZINE.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate with Concurrence

H. 5117 -- Rep. Davenport: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND CONGRATULATE CAITLYN CARLILE, OF SPARTANBURG COUNTY, ON BEING NAMED 2008 SOUTH CAROLINA JUNIOR NATIONAL TEENAGER, AND TO WISH HER MUCH SUCCESS IN ALL HER FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5118 -- Rep. Agnew: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR SALLY WILSON HUGHES, OF ABBEVILLE COUNTY, UPON THE OCCASION OF HER RETIREMENT AFTER MORE THAN FORTY-THREE YEARS OF PUBLIC SERVICE, AND TO WISH HER HAPPINESS AND SUCCESS IN ALL HER FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate with Concurrence

H. 5119 -- Reps. Huggins, Haley, Frye, Spires, Toole, Crawford, Ott, Ballentine, McLeod and E.H. Pitts: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR THE WORK OF THE LIVESTRONG ARMIES OF SOUTH CAROLINA IN RAISING AWARENESS AND FUNDS IN THE FIGHT AGAINST CANCER, AND TO DECLARE TUESDAY, MAY 13, 2008, AS "LIVESTRONG DAY" IN SOUTH CAROLINA.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5120 -- Rep. Dantzler: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND CONGRATULATE THE NORTHSIDE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL "LADY EAGLES" SOFTBALL TEAM, OF CHARLESTON COUNTY, ON ITS OUTSTANDING SEASON AND IMPRESSIVE WIN OF THE 2008 SOUTH CAROLINA ASSOCIATION OF CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS CLASS 2A STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5121 -- Rep. Dantzler: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE NORTHSIDE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL "LADY EAGLES" SOFTBALL 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 2008 SOUTH CAROLINA ASSOCIATION OF CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS CLASS 2A STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5122 -- Rep. Clyburn: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO HONOR MRS. MAMIE J. REARDEN, OF EDGEFIELD COUNTY, A MUCH-LOVED MATRIARCH OF SPRINGFIELD BAPTIST CHURCH AT NEARLY ONE HUNDRED TEN YEARS OF AGE, AND TO WISH HER CONTINUED HEALTH AND HAPPINESS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate with Concurrence

H. 5123 -- Reps. Barfield and Witherspoon: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE THE CONWAY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL GIRLS BASKETBALL TEAM, OF HORRY COUNTY, FOR A SUCCESSFUL SEASON, AND TO CONGRATULATE THE PLAYERS AND THEIR COACH FOR CAPTURING THIRD PLACE IN THE 2008 SOUTH CAROLINA ASSOCIATION OF CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS STATE TOURNAMENT.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate with Concurrence

H. 5124 -- Reps. Barfield and Witherspoon: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE CONWAY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL GIRLS BASKETBALL TEAM, OF HORRY COUNTY, WITH THEIR COACHES AND SCHOOL OFFICIALS, AT A DATE AND TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF BEING RECOGNIZED AND COMMENDED FOR CAPTURING THIRD PLACE IN THE 2008 SOUTH CAROLINA ASSOCIATION OF CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS STATE TOURNAMENT.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5125 -- 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, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Daning, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, 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 CONGRATULATE AMANDA J. MORRIS, UPON THE OCCASION OF HER GRADUATION FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA SCHOOL OF LAW, AND TO WISH HER SUCCESS IN ALL HER FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5126 -- Rep. Davenport: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO HONOR AND RECOGNIZE TAYLOR MORRIS, OF SPARTANBURG COUNTY, AND TO CONGRATULATE HER UPON EARNING THE SOUTH CAROLINA PRETEEN NATIONAL TEENAGER TITLE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5127 -- Reps. Barfield, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Daning, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, 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 CONGRATULATING MIKE TOLBERT, FORMER STAR FULLBACK OF THE COASTAL CAROLINA UNIVERSITY FOOTBALL TEAM, ON HIS OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE TEAM AND ON BECOMING A MEMBER OF THE SAN DIEGO CHARGERS OF THE NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE, AND EXTENDING HIM BEST WISHES FOR GREAT SUCCESS AND A LONG CAREER IN PROFESSIONAL FOOTBALL.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5128 -- Reps. Barfield, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Daning, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, 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 JEROME SIMPSON, FORMER STAR WIDE RECEIVER OF THE COASTAL CAROLINA UNIVERSITY FOOTBALL TEAM, ON HIS GREAT ATHLETICISM, INVALUABLE CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE TEAM, AND FOR BEING DRAFTED BY THE CINCINNATI BENGALS IN THE RECENT NFL DRAFT, AND TO WISH HIM MUCH SUCCESS AND HAPPINESS IN HIS FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5129 -- Reps. Weeks and G.M. Smith: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE DR. DIANE HULETT, ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF ENGLISH AT MORRIS COLLEGE IN SUMTER COUNTY, ON BEING NAMED A 2008 RECIPIENT OF THE EXCELLENCE IN TEACHING AWARD BY SOUTH CAROLINA INDEPENDENT COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES, INC.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5130 -- Rep. Delleney: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION NAME THE INTERCHANGE LOCATED AT EXIT 65 ALONG INTERSTATE HIGHWAY 77 IN CHESTER COUNTY "SENATOR LINDA SHORT INTERCHANGE" AND ERECT APPROPRIATE MARKERS OR SIGNS AT THIS INTERCHANGE THAT CONTAIN THE WORDS "SENATOR LINDA SHORT INTERCHANGE".
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Adopted
Returned by Senate with Concurrence

H. 5131 -- Reps. Huggins, McLeod and Ballentine: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR THE CHAPIN GARDEN CLUB FOR ITS VOLUNTEER WORK IN THE CHAPIN COMMUNITY, AND TO CONGRATULATE JUANITA MOTELY, SHOW CHAIRMAN, AND THE MEMBERS UPON THE OCCASION OF THEIR SEVENTIETH ANNIVERSARY.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5132 -- Reps. Huggins and Ballentine: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO HONOR AND CONGRATULATE MR. AND MRS. FURMAN RAYMOND YOUNGINER, OF LEXINGTON COUNTY, UPON THE OCCASION OF THEIR SIXTIETH WEDDING ANNIVERSARY, AND TO EXTEND BEST WISHES FOR MANY MORE YEARS OF BLESSING AND FULFILLMENT TOGETHER.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate with Concurrence

H. 5133 -- Reps. Toole, Spires, Clyburn, Hart, Hosey, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts and Sandifer: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO URGE THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO AMEND THE HOMEOWNERS PROTECTION ACT OF 1998 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR TERMINATION OR CANCELLATION OF THE MORTGAGE INSURANCE COVERAGE REQUIREMENT OF A MORTGAGE AT A CERTAIN VALUATION OF THE SUBJECT HOME.
Introduced and Committed

H. 5134 -- Rep. Cobb-Hunter: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO AUTHORIZE THE ANNUAL YOUTH LEGISLATIVE CONFERENCE TO USE THE HOUSE CHAMBER ON MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2008, FROM 9:00 A.M. TO 12:00 NOON FOR ITS ANNUAL MOCK SESSION.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5135 -- Rep. Mahaffey: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR THE GRADUATES OF THE JAMES F. BYRNES HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1958 UPON THE CELEBRATION OF THEIR GOLDEN ANNIVERSARY YEAR, TO CONGRATULATE THEM ON THEIR MANY SUCCESSES AND ACHIEVEMENTS, AND TO DECLARE THE WEEK OF MAY 24-30, 2008, AS JAMES F. BYRNES CLASS OF 1958 WEEK IN HONOR OF THESE GRADUATES.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Adopted

H. 5136 -- Rep. Chalk: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO CELEBRATE THE OCCASION OF THE TWENTY-FIFTH ANNIVERSARY OF THE TOWN OF HILTON HEAD ISLAND, AND TO CONGRATULATE AND COMMEND MAYOR TOM PEEPLES AND THE CITIZENS OF HILTON HEAD ISLAND FOR A QUARTER CENTURY OF DISPLAYING LOWCOUNTRY CHARM AND HOSPITALITY.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate with Concurrence

H. 5137 -- Rep. Harrison: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE BELIEF OF THE MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES THAT PERSONS OFFERING FOR OR HOLDING PUBLIC OFFICE SHOULD ADHERE TO A VOLUNTARY CODE OF ETHICS AND PROFESSIONAL CONDUCT WHICH THEY SHOULD FOLLOW DURING THEIR TERM OF PUBLIC SERVICE.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Adopted

H. 5138 -- Reps. Huggins and Haley: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE TERRY PADALINO, OF LEXINGTON COUNTY, ON THE OCCASION OF HIS SIXTIETH BIRTHDAY, AND TO WISH HIM A JOYOUS BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION AND MANY MORE YEARS OF HEALTH AND HAPPINESS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5139 -- Reps. Neilson, Lucas and Williams: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR THE WORK OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA SPORTS CLASSIC WHICH FOR TWENTY-ONE YEARS HAS PROVIDED PREMIER RECREATIONAL EXPERIENCES FOR ADULTS OVER FIFTY YEARS OF AGE, AND TO CONGRATULATE THE SENIOR SPORTS CLASSIC FOR ESTABLISHING A SENIOR SPORTS HALL OF FAME INTO WHICH THE 2008 MEMBERS WILL BE INDUCTED AT A CEREMONY HELD AT FRANCIS MARION UNIVERSITY ON MAY 15, 2008.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate with Concurrence

H. 5140 -- Reps. Neilson, Lucas and Williams: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR LEON JOHNSON FOR HIS YEARS OF ACTIVE VOLUNTEER SERVICE ON THE DARLINGTON COUNTY TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE, UPON THE OCCASION OF HIS RETIREMENT FROM THE COMMITTEE, AND TO WISH HIM SUCCESS AND HAPPINESS IN ALL HIS FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate with Concurrence

H. 5141 -- Reps. Neilson, Lucas and Williams: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND COKER COLLEGE, IN DARLINGTON COUNTY, UPON THE OCCASION OF ITS ONE HUNDREDTH ANNIVERSARY, AND TO CONGRATULATE THE PRESIDENT, BOARD MEMBERS, STAFF, AND FACULTY FOR PROVIDING A CENTURY OF QUALITY EDUCATION IN SOUTH CAROLINA.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate with Concurrence

H. 5142 -- Rep. F.N. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 56-5-5160 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT ALL NEW MOTOR VEHICLES SOLD IN THIS STATE MUST BE EQUIPPED WITH AN IGNITION INTERLOCK DEVICE.
Introduced and Committed

H. 5143 -- 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, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Daning, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, 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 COMMEND THE HONORABLE GLENN L. HAMILTON FOR HIS TWELVE YEARS OF FAITHFUL SERVICE TO THE CITIZENS OF DISTRICT 20 IN GREENVILLE COUNTY, AND TO WISH HIM HAPPINESS AND FULFILLMENT IN ALL HIS FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Committed

H. 5144 -- Rep. Clemmons: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 11 TO CHAPTER 11 OF TITLE 55 SO AS TO ESTABLISH THE GRAND STRAND AIRPORT DISTRICT, DEFINE ITS AREA, ESTABLISH ITS GOVERNING COMMISSION, DESCRIBE THE FUNCTIONS, AND POWERS OF THE DISTRICT AND ITS COMMISSION, MAKE PROVISIONS FOR BORROWING BY THE DISTRICT INCLUDING THE ISSUANCE OF GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS, AND PROVIDE FOR THE CONTINUING OPERATION OF THE FACILITIES OF THE DISTRICT.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Proposed Amendment
Committed

H. 5145 -- 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, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Daning, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, 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 JAMES DAVID WILLIAMS, SR., OF RICHLAND COUNTY, AND TO EXTEND THEIR DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO HIS FAMILY AND MANY FRIENDS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5146 -- Reps. Walker, Anthony, Davenport, Kelly, Littlejohn, Mahaffey, Mitchell, W.D. Smith and Talley: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND REVEREND JACK E. HAMES FOR OVER FIFTY YEARS OF SERVICE AS A MINISTER OF THE GOSPEL, AND TO EXPRESS DEEP APPRECIATION FOR HIS LEADERSHIP IN SERVING THE NEEDY IN SOUTH CAROLINA.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5147 -- Reps. Davenport, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Daning, Dantzler, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, 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 CONGRATULATE THE CHAPMAN HIGH SCHOOL "LADY PANTHERS" SOFTBALL TEAM, OF SPARTANBURG COUNTY, ON ITS OUTSTANDING SEASON AND IMPRESSIVE WIN OF THE 2008 CLASS AA REGION II CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5148 -- Reps. Thompson, Agnew, Bowen, Cooper, Gambrell, White, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cotty, Crawford, Daning, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, 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, Whitmire, Williams, Witherspoon and Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND JENNA HALLMAN, OF ANDERSON COUNTY, FOR HER FAITHFUL AND EXEMPLARY TEACHING AT CALHOUN ACADEMY FOR THE ARTS, AND TO CONGRATULATE HER FOR BEING NAMED 2008 SOUTH CAROLINA TEACHER OF THE YEAR.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5149 -- Rep. Parks: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE LAURA GROVE MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH, OF MCCORMICK COUNTY, UPON THE OCCASION OF THE DEDICATION OF ITS NEW CHURCH BUILDING ON SUNDAY, MAY 18, 2008.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5150 -- Reps. Duncan, M.A. Pitts, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Daning, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, 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, 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, Thompson, Toole, Umphlett, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Williams, Witherspoon and Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND THE HONORABLE J. ADAM TAYLOR, OF LAURENS COUNTY, FOR NINE YEARS OF DEDICATED AND FAITHFUL SERVICE AS A MEMBER OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, AND TO WISH HIM SUCCESS AND HAPPINESS IN ALL HIS FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5151 -- 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, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Daning, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, 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 WEST FLORENCE HIGH SCHOOL VARSITY BOYS TENNIS TEAM, OF FLORENCE COUNTY, WITH THEIR COACHES AND SCHOOL OFFICIALS, AT A DATE AND TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF BEING RECOGNIZED AND COMMENDED FOR CAPTURING THE 2008 CLASS AAAA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5152 -- 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, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Daning, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, 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 WEST FLORENCE HIGH SCHOOL VARSITY BOYS TENNIS TEAM, OF FLORENCE COUNTY, AND TO CONGRATULATE THE PLAYERS AND THEIR COACHES FOR A SUCCESSFUL SEASON AND FOR CAPTURING THE 2008 CLASS AAAA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE, MARKING THEIR SECOND STRAIGHT STATE CHAMPIONSHIP.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5153 -- Reps. Kelly, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Daning, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, Jefferson, Jennings, 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 THE WOODRUFF HIGH SCHOOL VARSITY GIRLS SOCCER TEAM, OF SPARTANBURG COUNTY, FOR A SUCCESSFUL SEASON, AND TO CONGRATULATE THE PLAYERS AND COACHES FOR CAPTURING THE 2008 UPPER STATE CLASS AA CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5154 -- Rep. Bales: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE MR. JULIUS LAMAR COPELAND, OF HOPKINS, ON THE OCCASION OF HIS EIGHTIETH BIRTHDAY, AND TO WISH HIM A JOYOUS BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION AND MUCH HAPPINESS IN THE COMING YEARS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5155 -- Rep. Ott: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR THE CALHOUN ACADEMY VARSITY BASEBALL TEAM FOR A SUCCESSFUL SEASON, AND TO CONGRATULATE THE PLAYERS AND COACHES FOR CAPTURING THE 2008 SOUTH CAROLINA INDEPENDENT SCHOOL ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION CLASS AA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate with Concurrence

H. 5156 -- Rep. Ott: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE CALHOUN ACADEMY VARSITY BASEBALL TEAM, OF CALHOUN COUNTY, WITH THEIR COACHES AND SCHOOL OFFICIALS, AT A DATE AND TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF BEING RECOGNIZED AND COMMENDED FOR CAPTURING THE 2008 SOUTH CAROLINA INDEPENDENT SCHOOL ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION CLASS AA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5157 -- Reps. Frye, Anthony and Hayes: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE DR. H.K. "PETE" STONE UPON THE OCCASION OF HIS RETIREMENT AS SUPERINTENDENT OF SALUDA COUNTY SCHOOLS, TO COMMEND HIM FOR HIS SIX YEARS OF OUTSTANDING AND DEDICATED SERVICE, AND TO WISH HIM MUCH SUCCESS AND HAPPINESS IN ALL HIS FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5158 -- Rep. Cooper: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE THE 2008 CLEMSON CLUB BASEBALL TEAM ON THEIR ACHIEVEMENTS THIS SEASON INCLUDING WINNING THE SOUTH ATLANTIC EAST CONFERENCE CHAMPIONSHIP AND OFFER BEST WISHES TO THE MEMBERS OF THE TEAM IN ALL THEIR FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5159 -- Rep. Huggins: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND DAWN RISTER FOR HER THIRTEEN YEARS OF DEDICATED SERVICE AS IRMO HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL COACH, AND TO WISH HER WELL AS SHE TAKES ON NEW CHALLENGES.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5160 -- Reps. Ballentine, Huggins, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Daning, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Hutson, 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 THE DUTCH FORK HIGH SCHOOL VARSITY GOLF TEAM, OF LEXINGTON COUNTY, FOR A SUCCESSFUL SEASON, AND TO CONGRATULATE THE PLAYERS AND COACHES FOR CLAIMING THE 2008 CLASS AAAA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5161 -- Reps. Ballentine, Huggins, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Daning, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Hutson, 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 DUTCH FORK VARSITY GOLF TEAM, OF LEXINGTON COUNTY, WITH THEIR COACHES AND SCHOOL OFFICIALS, AT A DATE AND TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF BEING RECOGNIZED AND COMMENDED FOR CAPTURING THE 2008 SOUTH CAROLINA CLASS AAAA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5162 -- Rep. Sellers: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE THE TOWN OF SPRINGFIELD ON THE REDEDICATION OF THE FORMER SPRINGFIELD HIGH SCHOOL BUILDING ON SATURDAY, MAY 17, 2008.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5163 -- 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, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Daning, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, 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 HONOR MRS. CASSIE KEITT WEEKS, UPON THE OCCASION OF HER CENTENNIAL BIRTHDAY, AND TO WISH HER MUCH HEALTH AND HAPPINESS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate with Concurrence

H. 5164 -- Reps. Walker and Davenport: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE BOILING SPRINGS HIGH SCHOOL VARSITY BASEBALL TEAM, OF SPARTANBURG COUNTY, WITH THEIR COACHES AND SCHOOL OFFICIALS, AT A DATE AND TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF BEING RECOGNIZED AND COMMENDED FOR CAPTURING THE 2008 SOUTH CAROLINA CLASS AAAA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5165 -- Reps. Walker, Davenport, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Daning, Dantzler, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, 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 THE BOILING SPRINGS HIGH SCHOOL VARSITY BASEBALL TEAM, OF SPARTANBURG COUNTY, FOR A SUCCESSFUL SEASON, AND TO CONGRATULATE THE PLAYERS AND COACHES FOR CAPTURING THE 2008 CLASS AAAA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5166 -- Reps. Hutson, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Daning, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, 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 SOUTH CAROLINA HIGHWAY PATROL LANCE CORPORAL BOB BERES, OF DORCHESTER COUNTY, UPON BEING NAMED THE STATE'S 2007 TROOPER OF THE YEAR, AND TO EXPRESS DEEP GRATITUDE FOR HIS MERITORIOUS SERVICE TO THE CITIZENS OF HIS COMMUNITY.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5167 -- Rep. Ballentine: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND CONGRATULATE CHRIS CAMPBELL, OF LEXINGTON COUNTY, ON BEING SELECTED TO RECEIVE THE 2008 BERNARD CARROLL BALLENTINE SCHOLARSHIP, AND TO WISH HIM SUCCESS AS HE EMBARKS ON HIS COLLEGE CAREER AT THE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5168 -- Rep. Ballentine: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND CONGRATULATE MICHAEL HICKS II, OF LEXINGTON COUNTY, ON BEING SELECTED TO RECEIVE THE 2008 THEODORE V. NANNEY SCHOLARSHIP, AND TO WISH HIM SUCCESS AS HE EMBARKS ON HIS COLLEGE CAREER AT MIDLANDS TECHNICAL COLLEGE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5169 -- Rep. Miller: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE WACCAMAW HIGH SCHOOL VARSITY BOYS TENNIS TEAM, OF GEORGETOWN COUNTY, WITH THEIR COACHES AND SCHOOL OFFICIALS, AT A DATE AND TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF BEING RECOGNIZED AND COMMENDED FOR CAPTURING THE 2008 SOUTH CAROLINA CLASS AA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5170 -- Rep. Miller: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR THE WACCAMAW HIGH SCHOOL BOYS VARSITY TENNIS TEAM, OF GEORGETOWN COUNTY, FOR A SUCCESSFUL SEASON, AND TO CONGRATULATE THE PLAYERS AND COACHES FOR CLAIMING THE 2008 CLASS AA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5171 -- Rep. Toole: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE RYAN THADDEUS BRISTOW, OF LEXINGTON COUNTY, FOR ACHIEVING THE ELITE RANK OF EAGLE SCOUT, AND TO WISH HIM EVERY SUCCESS IN ALL HIS FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate with Concurrence

H. 5172 -- Rep. Ballentine: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND CONGRATULATE ASHLYN ELLEN RUCZKO, OF LEXINGTON COUNTY, ON BEING SELECTED TO RECEIVE THE 2008 JOHN DEWEY WINBURN, JR., SCHOLARSHIP AND TO WISH HER SUCCESS AS SHE EMBARKS ON HER COLLEGE CAREER AT CLEMSON UNIVERSITY.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5173 -- Rep. Leach: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR THE SACRIFICE, LOVE, AND DEDICATION OF THE GRANDPARENTS IN SOUTH CAROLINA WHO ARE RAISING THEIR GRANDCHILDREN, AND TO DECLARE MAY 2008 GRANDPARENTS RAISING GRANDCHILDREN MONTH THROUGHOUT THE STATE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5174 -- Reps. Harrell, Merrill, Bingham, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Daning, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, 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 CONGRATULATE DR. ANDREW A. SORENSEN, PRESIDENT OF THE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA, UPON THE OCCASION OF HIS RETIREMENT, TO COMMEND HIM FOR HIS SIX YEARS OF DEDICATED SERVICE, AND TO WISH HIM MUCH SUCCESS AND FULFILLMENT IN ALL HIS FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5175 -- Reps. Kirsh, Delleney, Gullick, Moody-Lawrence, Moss, Simrill, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Daning, Dantzler, Davenport, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, Jefferson, Jennings, Kelly, Kennedy, Knight, Leach, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Loftis, Lowe, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Mitchell, 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, 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 THE HONORABLE J. MICHAEL "MICK" MULVANEY FOR HIS TWO YEARS OF COMMITTED SERVICE TO THE CITIZENS OF DISTRICT 45 IN LANCASTER AND YORK COUNTIES, AND TO WISH HIM CONTENTMENT AND SUCCESS IN ALL HIS FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5176 -- Reps. F.N. Smith and J.H. Neal: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 5-7-12, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE DESIGNATION AND JURISDICTION OF SCHOOL RESOURCE OFFICERS, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE ISSUANCE OF A COURTESY SUMMONS TO A STUDENT INVOLVED IN AN INCIDENT AT A SCHOOL ACTIVITY OR SCHOOL-SPONSORED EVENT UNLESS IT INVOLVES A GANG-RELATED INCIDENT OR DRUG OR WEAPONS CRIME.
Introduced and Adopted
Co-Sponsor added

H. 5177 -- Rep. Allen: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE THE STUDENTS, FACULTY, STAFF, AND ADMINISTRATION OF WOODMONT HIGH SCHOOL, IN GREENVILLE COUNTY, ON BEING NAMED A 2008 RED CARPET SCHOOL.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5178 -- Reps. Rice, Allen, Bannister, Bedingfield, Cato, Hamilton, Haskins, Leach, Loftis, G.R. Smith, F.N. Smith, Taylor, Agnew, Alexander, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Daning, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, Jefferson, Jennings, Kelly, Kennedy, Kirsh, Knight, Limehouse, Littlejohn, 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, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sellers, Simrill, Skelton, D.C. Smith, G.M. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Spires, Stavrinakis, Stewart, Talley, Thompson, Toole, Umphlett, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Williams, Witherspoon and Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND THE HONORABLE PHILLIP W. SHOOPMAN, OF GREENVILLE COUNTY, FOR HIS TWO YEARS OF DEDICATED SERVICE AS A MEMBER OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, AND TO WISH HIM WELL AS HE ACCEPTS NEW CHALLENGES IN THE DAYS AHEAD.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5179 -- 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, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Daning, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, 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 THE MANY CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE WELL-BEING OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA BY THE SOUTH CAROLINA TRUCKING ASSOCIATION AS IT CELEBRATES ITS SEVENTY-FIFTH ANNIVERSARY IN 2008.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5180 -- Rep. Sellers: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE BAMBERG-EHRHARDT HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL 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 2008 CLASS A STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5181 -- Rep. Sellers: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND THE BAMBERG-EHRHARDT HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL TEAM FOR ITS OUTSTANDING SEASON AND FOR CAPTURING THE 2008 CLASS A STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5182 -- Reps. Jefferson and Kennedy: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND IOLA PRINGLE WILLIAMS, OF BERKELEY COUNTY, FOR THE VITAL ROLE SHE CONTINUES TO HAVE ON THE PRINGLETOWN COMMUNITY, AND TO WISH HER WELL UPON THE OCCASION OF HER EIGHTY-EIGHTH BIRTHDAY.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate with Concurrence

H. 5183 -- Reps. Merrill, Umphlett, Daning, Jefferson, Limehouse, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, Jennings, Kelly, Kennedy, Kirsh, Knight, Leach, 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, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Williams, Witherspoon and Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND THE HONORABLE THOMAS M. "TOM" DANTZLER, OF BERKELEY COUNTY, FOR HIS FOURTEEN YEARS OF COMMITTED SERVICE AS A MEMBER OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, AND TO WISH HIM ALL THE BEST IN THE YEARS TO COME.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5184 -- Reps. Branham, Alexander, Williams, Lowe and Crawford: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE JOHNSONVILLE HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS TRACK TEAM, OF FLORENCE COUNTY, WITH THEIR COACHES AND SCHOOL OFFICIALS, AT A DATE AND TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF BEING RECOGNIZED AND COMMENDED FOR CAPTURING THE 2008 SOUTH CAROLINA CLASS A STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5185 -- Reps. Branham, Lowe, Crawford, Alexander and Williams: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR THE JOHNSONVILLE HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS TRACK TEAM, OF FLORENCE COUNTY, FOR A SUCCESSFUL SEASON, AND TO CONGRATULATE THEM FOR CAPTURING THE 2008 CLASS A STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5186 -- Reps. G.M. Smith, Weeks and G. Brown: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION NAME THE PORTION OF SOUTH CAROLINA HIGHWAY 261 IN SUMTER COUNTY FROM ITS INTERSECTION WITH UNITED STATES HIGHWAY 76/378 TO THE SUMTER/KERSHAW COUNTY LINE THE "MAJOR GENERAL GEORGE L. MABRY, JR. CONGRESSIONAL MEDAL OF HONOR RECIPIENT MEMORIAL HIGHWAY" AND ERECT APPROPRIATE MARKERS OR SIGNS ALONG THIS PORTION OF HIGHWAY THAT CONTAIN THE WORDS "MAJOR GENERAL GEORGE L. MABRY, JR. CONGRESSIONAL MEDAL OF HONOR RECIPIENT MEMORIAL HIGHWAY".
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Adopted
Returned by Senate with Concurrence

H. 5187 -- Rep. Toole: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE DEREK ALLAN COTHRAN, OF LEXINGTON COUNTY, FOR ACHIEVING THE ELITE RANK OF EAGLE SCOUT, AND TO WISH HIM EVERY SUCCESS IN ALL HIS FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate with Concurrence

H. 5188 -- Rep. Toole: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE ANDERSON ELMS CULVERN, OF LEXINGTON COUNTY, FOR ACHIEVING THE ELITE RANK OF EAGLE SCOUT, AND TO WISH HIM EVERY SUCCESS IN ALL HIS FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate with Concurrence

H. 5189 -- Reps. Jefferson and Williams: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR MADELIN J. GIBSON-GUY, OF BERKELEY COUNTY, FOR HER SERVICE THROUGHOUT THIRTY-SIX YEARS AS AN EDUCATOR, AND TO CONGRATULATE HER, UPON THE OCCASION OF HER RETIREMENT, AS PRINCIPAL OF BERKELEY INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate with Concurrence

H. 5190 -- Rep. Hayes: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND DR. JULIE S. VON FRANK, OF FLORENCE COUNTY, FOR HER SERVICE THROUGHOUT THIRTY-FOUR YEARS AS AN EDUCATOR, UPON THE OCCASION OF HER RETIREMENT, AND TO WISH HER SUCCESS AND HAPPINESS IN ALL HER FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate with Concurrence

H. 5191 -- Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING AND REGULATION, BOARD OF PHYSICAL THERAPY EXAMINERS, RELATING TO ESTABLISHING FEES, GUIDELINES FOR CONTINUING EDUCATION, AND REQUIREMENTS FOR LICENSURE AS A PHYSICAL THERAPIST AND PHYSICAL THERAPIST ASSISTANT, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 3202, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings

H. 5192 -- 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, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Daning, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, 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 DECLARE THE MONTH OF OCTOBER 2008 AS GANG AWARENESS MONTH IN SOUTH CAROLINA IN ORDER TO RAISE PUBLIC AWARENESS OF THIS INCREASING PROBLEM IN OUR STATE.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate with Concurrence

H. 5193 -- Reps. Pinson, Parks, M.A. Pitts, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Daning, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, 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, E.H. 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 DR. GARY GOFORTH FOR HIS MANY YEARS OF SERVICE AS A SOUTH CAROLINA FAMILY PHYSICIAN, MEMBER OF THE UNITED STATES ARMED FORCES, AND COMMUNITY LEADER, AND TO WISH DR. AND MRS. GOFORTH WELL AS THEY LEAVE THIS SUMMER TO TEACH IN AFGHANISTAN FOR A YEAR.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate with Concurrence

H. 5194 -- Rep. Vick: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND CONGRATULATE THE CHESTERFIELD HIGH SCHOOL "LADY RAMS" SOFTBALL TEAM, OF CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, ON ITS OUTSTANDING SEASON AND IMPRESSIVE WIN OF THE 2008 CLASS A STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5195 -- Rep. Duncan: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND THE LAURENS ACADEMY BASEBALL TEAM FOR ITS OUTSTANDING SEASON AND FOR CAPTURING THE 2008 SOUTH CAROLINA INDEPENDENT SCHOOL ASSOCIATION CLASS A STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate with Concurrence

H. 5196 -- Rep. Duncan: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE LAURENS ACADEMY BASEBALL 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 2008 SOUTH CAROLINA INDEPENDENT SCHOOL ASSOCIATION CLASS A STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5197 -- Reps. G. Brown, Weeks, G.M. Smith, J.H. Neal and Lowe: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE PROFOUND SORROW OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES UPON THE DEATH OF SERGEANT CARL WESLEY PRINGLE OF SUMTER COUNTY, AND TO EXTEND TO HIS FAMILY AND MANY FRIENDS THEIR DEEPEST SYMPATHY.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5198 -- Rep. Davenport: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION ERECT SIGNS IN SPARTANBURG COUNTY AT THE INTERSECTION OF SOUTH CAROLINA HIGHWAY 9 AND OLD FURNACE ROAD AND AT THE INTERSECTION OF SOUTH CAROLINA HIGHWAY 9 AND INTERSTATE HIGHWAY 85 THAT CONTAIN THE WORDS "BOILING SPRINGS HOME OF THE BOILING SPRINGS HIGH SCHOOL BULLDOGS 2008 CLASS AAAA STATE BASEBALL CHAMPIONS".
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Adopted

H. 5199 -- Reps. G.M. Smith, G. Brown, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, R. Brown, Cato, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Daning, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, 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, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Williams, Witherspoon and Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR JACK DRAWDY FOR TWENTY-TWO YEARS OF SERVING THE CITIZENS OF SOUTH CAROLINA AS A BAIL BONDSMAN, AND TO WISH HIM MUCH SUCCESS AND HAPPINESS IN ALL HIS FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5200 -- Reps. McLeod, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Daning, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, 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 EXTEND A WARM WELCOME TO ADMIRAL THAD W. ALLEN, COMMANDANT OF THE UNITED STATES COAST GUARD, ON THE OCCASION OF HIS VISIT TO THE PALMETTO STATE TO ATTEND A FESTIVAL HONORING HIM IN NEWBERRY COUNTY, AND TO OFFER BEST WISHES FOR A SUCCESSFUL TENURE LEADING THE UNITED STATES COAST GUARD.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5201 -- Reps. Huggins, McLeod and Ballentine: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE PROFOUND SORROW OF THE MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES UPON THE DEATH OF MR. JERRY LEON FOWLER, OF LEXINGTON COUNTY, AND TO EXTEND THEIR DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO HIS FAMILY AND MANY FRIENDS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5202 -- Reps. G.R. Smith, Bannister, Bedingfield and Kelly: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 58-9-281 SO AS TO REQUIRE A COMMUNICATIONS SERVICE PROVIDER TO PROVIDE BROADBAND SERVICE TO CONSUMERS LOCATED IN ITS SERVICE AREA.
Introduced and Committed

H. 5203 -- Reps. Haley, Ballentine, Bingham, Frye, Huggins, McLeod, Ott, E.H. Pitts, Spires and Toole: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND THE GILBERT HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL TEAM FOR ITS OUTSTANDING SEASON AND FOR CAPTURING THE 2008 CLASS AA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5204 -- Reps. J.E. Smith, Harrell, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Daning, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, 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.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 THE RETURNING MEMBERS OF THE 218TH BRIGADE OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA NATIONAL GUARD FOR THEIR SERVICE AND FOR THEIR MANY ACCOMPLISHMENTS AND HONORS IN AFGHANISTAN, AND TO WELCOME THEM HOME TO SOUTH CAROLINA.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5205 -- Reps. J.E. Smith, Harrell, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Daning, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, 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.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 BRIGADIER GENERAL ROBERT E. LIVINGSTON, JR., COMMANDER OF THE 218TH BRIGADE OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA NATIONAL GUARD, AND ADJUTANT GENERAL STAN SPEARS, AT A DATE AND TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF HONORING AND COMMENDING THE 218TH BRIGADE FOR THEIR SERVICE IN AFGHANISTAN.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5206 -- 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, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Daning, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, 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 AND HONOR THE BEN LIPPEN SCHOOL VARSITY BASEBALL TEAM, OF RICHLAND COUNTY, FOR A SUCCESSFUL SEASON, AND TO CONGRATULATE THE PLAYERS AND COACHES FOR CAPTURING THE SOUTH CAROLINA INDEPENDENT SCHOOL ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION 2008 CLASS 3A STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5207 -- Reps. J.R. Smith, Clyburn, 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, Chalk, Clemmons, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Daning, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, 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 HOUSE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND THE HONORABLE ROBERT S. "SKIPPER" PERRY, JR., OF AIKEN COUNTY, FOR TEN YEARS OF FAITHFUL SERVICE IN THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, AND TO EXPRESS DEEP APPRECIATION FOR HIS UNSELFISH WORK ON BEHALF OF THE CITIZENS OF THIS STATE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5208 -- Reps. F.N. Smith, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Daning, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, 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, 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 WISH MASSACHUSETTS SENATOR EDWARD KENNEDY WELL AS HE BEGINS MEDICAL TREATMENT, AND TO OFFER THE PRAYERS OF THE CITIZENS OF SOUTH CAROLINA FOR HIS RECOVERY.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate with Concurrence

H. 5209 -- Reps. E.H. Pitts, Ballentine, Bingham, Frye, Haley, Huggins, McLeod, Ott, Spires and Toole: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND GIRL SCOUT JULIA MEGAN DIRKS, OF LEXINGTON COUNTY, FOR A MERITORIOUS EXPERIENCE IN SCOUTING, AND TO CONGRATULATE HER UPON THE SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION OF THE REQUIREMENTS FOR A GOLD AWARD.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate with Concurrence

H. 5210 -- Reps. E.H. Pitts, Ballentine, Bingham, Frye, Haley, Huggins, McLeod, Ott, Spires and Toole: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND GIRL SCOUT KATIE REBECCA WILSON, OF LEXINGTON COUNTY, FOR A MERITORIOUS CAREER IN SCOUTING, AND TO CONGRATULATE HER UPON THE SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION OF THE REQUIREMENTS FOR THE GIRL SCOUT GOLD AWARD.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate with Concurrence

H. 5211 -- Reps. 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, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Crawford, Daning, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Huggins, Hutson, 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 HOUSE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND THE HONORABLE JOHN L. SCOTT, JR., OF RICHLAND COUNTY, FOR EIGHTEEN YEARS OF VIGOROUS AND COMMITTED SERVICE IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, AND TO WISH HIM SUCCESS IN ALL HIS FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5212 -- Reps. D.C. Smith, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Daning, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, 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, 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 TONY L. CARR, SR., OF AIKEN COUNTY, AND TO EXTEND THEIR DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO HIS FAMILY AND MANY FRIENDS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate with Concurrence

H. 5213 -- Reps. Anthony, Phillips, Moss, W.D. Smith, Walker, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Daning, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, Jefferson, Jennings, Kelly, Kennedy, Kirsh, Knight, Leach, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Loftis, Lowe, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Mitchell, Moody-Lawrence, Mulvaney, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, 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, Spires, Stavrinakis, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Umphlett, Vick, Viers, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Williams, Witherspoon and Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND THE HONORABLE CREIGHTON B. COLEMAN, OF FAIRFIELD COUNTY, FOR EIGHT YEARS OF INDUSTRIOUS AND DEDICATED SERVICE IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, AND TO WISH HIM SUCCESS IN ALL HIS FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5214 -- Reps. E.H. Pitts, Bingham, Frye, Haley, Huggins, McLeod, Ott, Spires and Toole: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND GIRL SCOUT SARAH ROSE WEBB, OF LEXINGTON COUNTY, FOR A MERITORIOUS CAREER IN SCOUTING, AND TO CONGRATULATE HER UPON THE SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION OF THE REQUIREMENTS FOR THE GIRL SCOUT GOLD AWARD.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate with Concurrence

H. 5215 -- Reps. Hosey, Clyburn, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Chalk, Clemmons, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Daning, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, 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 ALLENDALE-FAIRFAX HIGH SCHOOL BOYS TRACK 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 2008 CLASS A STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5216 -- Reps. Hosey, Clyburn, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Chalk, Clemmons, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Daning, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, 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 ALLENDALE-FAIRFAX HIGH SCHOOL BOYS TRACK TEAM, OF ALLENDALE COUNTY, ON ITS IMPRESSIVE WIN OF THE 2008 CLASS A STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5217 -- Reps. McLeod and Duncan: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION NAME THE INTERSTATE HIGHWAY 26 AND SOUTH CAROLINA HIGHWAY 121 INTERCHANGE IN NEWBERRY COUNTY AS THE "U. S. MARSHAL ISRAEL BROOKS, JR. MEMORIAL INTERCHANGE" IN RECOGNITION OF HIS MANY ACHIEVEMENTS ATTAINED DURING HIS ILLUSTRIOUS LAW ENFORCEMENT CAREER, AND TO REQUEST THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO ERECT APPROPRIATE SIGNS OR MARKERS REFLECTING THIS DESIGNATION.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Adopted
Returned by Senate with Concurrence

H. 5218 -- Reps. Hagood, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Daning, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, 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 HOWARD ELLIOTT DUVALL, JR., OF RICHLAND COUNTY, FOR HIS SERVICE AS MAYOR IN HIS HOME TOWN OF CHERAW AND FOR HIS YEARS OF SERVICE TO THE MUNICIPAL ASSOCIATION OF SOUTH CAROLINA, AND TO CONGRATULATE HIM UPON THE OCCASION OF HIS RETIREMENT AS THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE MUNICIPAL ASSOCIATION.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5219 -- Reps. Barfield, Clemmons, Edge, Hardwick, Hayes, Viers, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Chalk, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Daning, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, 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, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Williams and Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND THE HONORABLE WILLIAM D. "BILLY" WITHERSPOON, OF HORRY COUNTY, FOR HIS SIXTEEN YEARS OF FAITHFUL SERVICE AS A MEMBER OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, AND TO WISH HIM LIFE'S BEST AND MUCH HAPPINESS IN THE YEARS TO COME.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5220 -- Reps. Mack, Harrell, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Daning, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, Jefferson, Jennings, Kelly, Kennedy, Kirsh, Knight, Leach, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Loftis, Lowe, Lucas, 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 THE HONORABLE FLOYD BREELAND, OF CHARLESTON, FOR HIS SIXTEEN YEARS OF COMMITTED SERVICE TO THE CITIZENS OF DISTRICT 111 IN CHARLESTON COUNTY, AND TO WISH HIM HAPPINESS AND FULFILLMENT IN ALL HIS FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate with Concurrence

H. 5221 -- Rep. M.A. Pitts: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY DESIGNATING THE EXISTING SECTIONS OF CHAPTER 5, TITLE 16 AS ARTICLE 1 ENTITLED "GENERAL PROVISIONS"; AND BY ADDING ARTICLE 3 TO CHAPTER 5, TITLE 16 SO AS TO ENACT THE "SELF DEFENSE ACT OF 2008" PROVIDING THAT A PERSON OR ORGANIZATION WHICH CREATES A GUN-FREE ZONE IS LIABLE FOR DAMAGES UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES AND TO DEFINE THE TERM "GUN-FREE ZONE".
Introduced and Committed

H. 5222 -- Reps. Kirsh, Delleney, Gullick, Moss, Mulvaney, Simrill, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Daning, Dantzler, Davenport, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, Jefferson, Jennings, Kelly, Kennedy, Knight, Leach, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Loftis, Lowe, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Mitchell, 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, 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 THE HONORABLE BESSIE A. MOODY-LAWRENCE, OF YORK COUNTY, FOR SIXTEEN YEARS OF DEDICATED AND DILIGENT SERVICE IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, AND TO WISH HER SUCCESS IN ALL HER FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5223 -- Reps. Coleman, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Daning, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, 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 RICHARD WINN ACADEMY GOLF TEAM, OF WINNSBORO, FOR CAPTURING THE 2008 SOUTH CAROLINA INDEPENDENT SCHOOL ASSOCIATION CLASS AA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5224 -- 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, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Daning, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, 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 HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE CROSS ROAD MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH, OF THE PROMISED LAND COMMUNITY, ON THE OCCASION OF ITS HISTORIC ONE HUNDRED TWENTY-SIXTH ANNIVERSARY, AND TO COMMEND THE CHURCH FOR MORE THAN A CENTURY OF SERVICE TO THE COMMUNITY.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5225 -- Reps. Herbkersman and Erickson: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 12-21-625 SO AS TO IMPOSE A SURTAX ON EACH CIGARETTE IN AN AMOUNT OF TWO AND EIGHT-TENTHS CENTS, PROVIDE FOR THE CREDITING OF THE REVENUE FROM THE SURTAX TO THE SMOKING PREVENTION AND CESSATION TRUST FUND, THE CANCER SCREENING TRUST FUND, THE HEALTH CARE ENHANCEMENT TRUST FUND, AND THE SENIOR CARE AND NURSING TRAINING TRUST FUND, PROVIDE FOR REPORTING, PAYMENT, COLLECTION, AND ENFORCEMENT OF THE SURTAX, AND DEFINE "CIGARETTE"; TO AMEND SECTION 12-21-620, RELATING TO THE ORIGINAL CIGARETTE TAX, SO AS TO CONFORM DEFINITIONS; BY ADDING SECTION 11-11-230 SO AS TO CREATE AND ESTABLISH IN THE STATE TREASURY THE SMOKING PREVENTION AND CESSATION TRUST FUND, THE CANCER SCREENING TRUST FUND, THE HEALTH CARE ENHANCEMENT TRUST FUND, AND THE SENIOR CARE AND NURSING TRAINING TRUST FUND, ALL SO AS TO RECEIVE DEPOSITS OF THE REVENUES FROM THE CIGARETTE SURTAX AS SPECIFIED; TO PROHIBIT THE EXCESSIVE PURCHASE OF CIGARETTES FOR RESALE IN ANTICIPATION OF THE APPLICATION OF THE SURTAX; AND TO CREATE A STUDY COMMITTEE ON HEALTH CARE ACCESS AND AFFORDABILITY, PROVIDE FOR ITS MEMBERSHIP, AND REQUIRE A REPORT ON ITS FINDINGS AND RECOMMENDATIONS BY JANUARY 1, 2010.
Introduced and Committed

H. 5226 -- Reps. Leach, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Daning, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, 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, Thompson, Toole, Umphlett, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Williams, Witherspoon and Young: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR DR. THOMAS BARTON, OF GREENVILLE COUNTY, FOR HIS SUCCESSFUL LEADERSHIP AT GREENVILLE TECHNICAL COLLEGE, AND TO CONGRATULATE HIM UPON THE OCCASION OF HIS RETIREMENT AFTER FORTY-SIX YEARS AS ITS ONLY PRESIDENT.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5227 -- Reps. Clemmons, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Chalk, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Daning, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, 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 STAND WITH THE AARP'S DIVIDED WE FAIL INITIATIVE ON HEALTH CARE AND FINANCIAL SECURITY TO AMPLIFY THE VOICES OF MILLIONS OF AMERICANS WHO BELIEVE THAT HEALTH CARE AND LIFETIME FINANCIAL SECURITY ARE THE MOST PRESSING DOMESTIC ISSUES FACING OUR NATION, AND TO JOIN IN THEIR EFFORTS TO URGE OUR LEADERS TO DELIVER ACTION AND ANSWERS ON HEALTH CARE AND LIFETIME FINANCIAL SECURITY.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5228 -- Reps. Haley, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Daning, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, 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. DOROTHY JONES HUNDLEY, OF LEXINGTON COUNTY, ON THE OCCASION OF HER NINETIETH BIRTHDAY, AND TO WISH HER A JOYOUS BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION AND MUCH HAPPINESS IN THE YEARS TO COME.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5229 -- Reps. Funderburk, Lucas, Cotty, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Crawford, Daning, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, Jefferson, Jennings, Kelly, Kennedy, Kirsh, Knight, Leach, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Loftis, Lowe, 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 THE WORK OF THE DEDICATED VOLUNTEERS WHO SERVE THE CITIZENS OF KERSHAW COUNTY AT THE COMMUNITY MEDICAL CLINIC, AND TO CONGRATULATE THEM UPON THE OCCASION OF TEN YEARS OF OUTSTANDING SERVICE TO THEIR COMMUNITY.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5230 -- Rep. Huggins: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE GLORIA L. FREEMAN, OF CHAPIN, UPON BEING CHOSEN THE 2008 ASSOCIATION EXECUTIVE OF THE YEAR BY THE SOUTH CAROLINA SOCIETY OF ASSOCIATION EXECUTIVES.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5231 -- Reps. Howard, Cobb-Hunter, Whipper and R. Brown: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF CONSUMER AFFAIRS, RELATING TO LICENSING STANDARDS FOR CONTINUING CARE RETIREMENT COMMUNITIES, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 3204, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Other proceedings

H. 5232 -- Rep. Talley: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION NAME THE BRIDGE THAT CROSSES THE CSX RAILROAD TRACKS IN SPARTANBURG COUNTY ALONG SOUTH CAROLINA HIGHWAY 215 THE "M. D. PUTNAM BRIDGE" AND ERECT APPROPRIATE MARKERS OR SIGNS AT THIS BRIDGE THAT CONTAIN THE WORDS "M. D. PUTNAM BRIDGE".
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Adopted
Returned by Senate with Concurrence

H. 5233 -- Rep. Knight: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND MELANIE PENDARVIS, LAFARGE NORTH AMERICA EMPLOYEE, FOR HER OUTSTANDING WORK WITH THE DEDICATED AND DILIGENT SERVICE (DADS) MENTORING PROGRAM IN DORCHESTER SCHOOL DISTRICT FOUR.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5234 -- Rep. Battle: A HOUSE RESOLUTION HONORING AND THANKING REVEREND DONNIE MCBRIDE AND THE PARISHIONERS OF ST. JOHN AME CHURCH IN MARION FOR HOSTING THE 117TH SESSION OF THE NORTHEAST ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF THE SEVENTH EPISCOPAL DISTRICT OF THE AFRICAN METHODIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5235 -- Rep. Cobb-Hunter: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND THE HOLLY HILL ACADEMY "LADY RAIDERS" SOFTBALL TEAM FOR ITS OUTSTANDING SEASON AND FOR CAPTURING THE 2008 SOUTH CAROLINA INDEPENDENT SCHOOL ASSOCIATION CLASS AA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5236 -- Rep. Knight: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO THANK LAFARGE NORTH AMERICA FOR THE FINANCIAL CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE DEDICATED AND DILIGENT SERVICE (DADS) MENTORING PROGRAM IN DORCHESTER SCHOOL DISTRICT FOUR AND FOR ALLOWING ITS EMPLOYEES TO USE COMPANY TIME TO BE DADS TO THESE STUDENTS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5237 -- Rep. Hodges: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR SUSANNA "SUSIE" POLLINS GLAZE AND WALTER E. GLAZE, OF BEAUFORT COUNTY, FOR THEIR SUCCESS AS PARENTS, AND TO CONGRATULATE THEM AND THEIR CHILDREN FOR BEING SELECTED AS 2008 GULLAH FAMILY OF THE YEAR.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5238 -- Reps. Anderson, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Daning, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, 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 THE ANDREWS HIGH SCHOOL VARSITY BOYS TRACK AND FIELD TEAM, OF GEORGETOWN COUNTY, FOR A SUCCESSFUL SEASON, AND TO CONGRATULATE THE TEAM MEMBERS AND THEIR COACHES FOR CAPTURING THE 2008 CLASS AA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5239 -- Reps. Neilson, Williams and Lucas: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND CONGRATULATE THE DARLINGTON HIGH SCHOOL "LADY FALCONS" SOFTBALL TEAM, OF DARLINGTON COUNTY, ON ITS OUTSTANDING SEASON AND IMPRESSIVE WIN OF THE 2008 CLASS AAA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate with Concurrence

H. 5240 -- Reps. Brady and Neilson: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR THE CARDINAL NEWMAN HIGH SCHOOL VARSITY SOFTBALL TEAM, OF RICHLAND COUNTY, FOR A SUCCESSFUL SEASON, AND TO CONGRATULATE THE PLAYERS AND THEIR COACHES FOR CAPTURING THE SOUTH CAROLINA INDEPENDENT SCHOOL ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION (SCISAA) CLASS 3A CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5241 -- 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, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Daning, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, 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 HONOR CYNTHANIA SIMPSON-OBIOHA FOR TWENTY-THREE YEARS OF SERVICE AS A TEACHER TO THE CHILDREN OF SOUTH CAROLINA, AND TO CONGRATULATE HER UPON BEING NAMED THE 2008-2009 W. J. KEENAN HIGH SCHOOL TEACHER OF THE YEAR.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5242 -- Rep. Brantley: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR DENNIS THOMPSON FOR HIS SUCCESSFUL LEADERSHIP AS SUPERINTENDENT OF HAMPTON SCHOOL DISTRICT TWO, AND TO WISH HIM WELL, UPON THE OCCASION OF HIS RETIREMENT, AFTER THIRTY-SIX YEARS AS AN EDUCATOR IN SOUTH CAROLINA.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate with Concurrence

H. 5243 -- Rep. Davenport: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND CONGRATULATE THE OAKBROOK PREPARATORY SCHOOL "LADY KNIGHTS" SOCCER TEAM, OF SPARTANBURG COUNTY, ON ITS OUTSTANDING SEASON AND IMPRESSIVE WIN OF THE 2008 SOUTH CAROLINA INDEPENDENT SCHOOL ASSOCIATION CLASS 1A/2A STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5244 -- 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, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Daning, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, 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 GRATITUDE OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO MR. WILLIAM W. GRANT, JR., FOR HIS DEDICATED SERVICE AS CHAIRMAN OF THE BEAUFORT COUNTY MEMORIAL DAY COMMITTEE UPON THE OCCASION OF HIS RETIREMENT FROM THAT POSITION, AND TO WISH HIM MUCH SUCCESS AND FULFILLMENT IN ALL HIS FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5245 -- Reps. Shoopman, J.E. Smith, Harrell, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Daning, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, 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.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 REMEMBER THE SUPREME SACRIFICE MADE BY SPECIALIST DAVID LEE LEIMBACH OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA NATIONAL GUARD, WHILE HE WAS SERVING AN EXTENDED TOUR OF MILITARY DUTY IN AFGHANISTAN, AND TO EXPRESS TO HIS WIDOW, FAMILY, AND FRIENDS THE DEEPEST APPRECIATION OF A GRATEFUL STATE AND NATION FOR HIS LIFE, SACRIFICE, AND SERVICE.
Introduced and Adopted
Returned by Senate with Concurrence

H. 5246 -- Reps. J.H. Neal, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Daning, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, 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, 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 THE LOWER RICHLAND HIGH SCHOOL "LADY DIAMONDS" BASKETBALL TEAM ON ITS STELLAR SEASON AND IMPRESSIVE WIN OF THE 2008 CLASS AAAA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5247 -- 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, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Daning, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, 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 HOUSE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE THE GREENWOOD WANDERERS SOCCER TEAM, OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA AMATEUR SOCCER ASSOCIATION'S CENTRAL LEAGUE, ON ITS IMPRESSIVE WIN OF THE 2008 SOUTH CAROLINA KOMATSU STATE CUP CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE, AND TO HONOR THE PLAYERS AND COACH SAMMY NASROLLAHI ON AN OUTSTANDING SEASON.
Introduced and Adopted

H. 5248 -- Rep. Hodges: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXPR