Acts
2009 Session
Listed in Order by Effective Date

Listed below are the Acts from the 2009 Legislative Session. Following each Act Number are the Ratification Number (preceded by an R), the Bill Number (preceded by an H for House or an S for Senate), a brief description and the date the Act became effective. An Act will not be added to this page until it has been assigned an Act Number. The full text of an Act is included in the linked page. There is also a list of new laws listed in order by Act Number.

Acts With Multiple Effective Dates
(These acts have multiple effective dates or other special circumstances. They are not listed below by effective date.)
Act No. 13 (R23, S97) -- Word format
-- Central Carolina Technical College Commission. See Act for Effective Date
Act No. 14 (R31, H3203) -- Word format
-- Drycleaning Facility Restoration Trust Fund. See Act for Effective Date
Act No. 23 (R49, H3560) -- Word format
-- Appropriations Bill, 2009-2010. See Act for Effective Date
Act No. 41 (R99, H3311) -- Word format
-- Responsible father registry. See Act for Effective Date
Act No. 45 (R103, H3482) -- Word format
-- Property tax exemptions. See Act for Effective Date
Act No. 49 (R65, S360) -- Word format
-- Sales and use tax. See Act for Effective Date
Act No. 50 (R69, S390) -- Word format
-- Mental Health Parity and Addiction Act. See Act for Effective Date
Act No. 53 (R82, S756) -- Word format
-- York County voting precincts. See Act for Effective Date
Act No. 64 (R117, H3804) -- Word format
-- Greenville County voting precincts. See Act for Effective Date
Act No. 67 (R77, S673) -- Word format
-- Mortgage Lending Act. See Act for Effective Date
Act No. 72 (R55, S116) -- Word format
-- Consolidated Procurement Code. See Act for Effective Date
Act No. 76 (R88, H3018) -- Word format
-- Property tax exemptions. See Act for Effective Date
Act No. 78 (R98, H3301) -- Word format
-- Deferred presentment. See Act for Effective Date
Act No. 82 (R240 of 2008, S1066 of 2008) Word format
-- State farmer's market. Provisions not vetoed, took effect on May 14, 2008
Act No. 99 (R2, S235) Word format
-- Dorchester County. See Act for Effective Date
Act No. 112 (R10, S473) Word format
-- Sumter County. See Act for Effective Date
Act No. 124 (R123, H3130) Word format
-- Real Property. See Act for Effective Date

Effective December 2, 2009
Act No. 24 (R56, S126) -- Word format
-- Special license tags. Effective December 2, 2009

Effective October 29, 2009
Act No. 123 (R122, S374) Word format
-- Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation. Effective October 29, 2009

Effective July 1, 2009
Act No. 15 (R39, H3635) -- Word format
-- Saltwater fishing licenses. Effective July 1, 2009
Act No. 46 (R105, H3550) -- Word format
-- Energy Standard Act. Effective July 1, 2009
Act No. 70 (R108, H3615) -- Word format
-- Preneed funeral contracts. Effective July 1, 2009
Act No. 80 (R118, H3919) -- Word format
-- Housing Commission. Effective July 1, 2009

Effective June 30, 2009
Act No. 81 (R121, S12) Word format
-- S.C. Taxation Realignment Commission. Effective June 30, 2009

Effective June 16, 2009
Act No. 71 (R51, H3616) -- Word format
-- York Technical College Enterprise Campus. Effective June 16, 2009
Act No. 73 (R64, S351) -- Word format
-- Ports Authority. Effective June 16, 2009
Act No. 74 (R67, S364) -- Word format
-- V-SAFE. Effective June 16, 2009
Act No. 75 (R70, S453) -- Word format
-- Livestock and poultry. Effective June 16, 2009
Act No. 77 (R91, H3087) -- Word format
-- Sex offenders. Effective June 16, 2009
Act No. 79 (R115, H3762) -- Word format
-- Special license plates. Effective June 16, 2009
Act No. 97 (R83, S758) Word format
-- Clarendon County. Effective Jun 16, 2009

Effective June 3, 2009
Act No. 51 (R72, S491) -- Word format
-- Western York County Scenic Byway. Effective June 3, 2009
Act No. 52 (R75, S630) -- Word format
-- Motor vehicle dealers. Effective June 3, 2009
Act No. 56 (R87, H3013) -- Word format
-- Animal enclosures. Effective June 3, 2009
Act No. 57 (R90, H3042) -- Word format
-- Mixed martial arts. Effective June 3, 2009
Act No. 58 (R94, H3131) -- Word format
-- Summer duck. Effective June 3, 2009
Act No. 62 (R114, H3761) -- Word format
-- Drug proceeds. Effective June 3, 2009
Act No. 68 (R96, H3148) -- Word format
-- Rural Infrastructure Act. Effective June 3, 2009
Act No. 94 (R79, S700) Word format
-- University of South Carolina. Effective June 3, 2009
Act No. 117 (R73, S583) Word format
-- Test results. Effective June 3, 2009
Act No. 118 (R81, S727) Word format
-- Phytophthora ramorum quarantine. Effective June 3, 2009

Effective June 2, 2009
Act No. 25 (R57, S155) -- Word format
-- Military Protection Equal Protection Act. Effective June 2, 2009
Act No. 26 (R59, S184) -- Word format
-- Junk dealer. Effective June 2, 2009
Act No. 27 (R61, S301) -- Word format
-- Insurer. Effective June 2, 2009
Act No. 28 (R62, S323) -- Word format
-- Captive insurance companies. Effective June 2, 2009
Act No. 29 (R63, S345) -- Word format
-- Organ donors. Effective June 2, 2009
Act No. 30 (R66, S363) -- Word format
-- Public safety officials. Effective June 2, 2009
Act No. 31 (R71, S463) -- Word format
-- Alzheimer's Disease Registry. Effective June 2, 2009
Act No. 32 (R74, S593) -- Word format
-- Weapons. Effective June 2, 2009
Act No. 33 (R76, S668) -- Word format
-- Christmas Eve. Effective June 2, 2009
Act No. 34 (R78, S696) -- Word format
-- School report cards. Effective June 2, 2009
Act No. 35 (R80, S704) -- Word format
-- Georgetown County voting precincts. Effective June 2, 2009
Act No. 36 (R89, H3022) -- Word format
-- Criminal records. Effective June 2, 2009
Act No. 37 (R92, H3118) -- Word format
-- Guardian ad litem. Effective June 2, 2009
Act No. 38 (R93, H3123) -- Word format
-- Attorneys. Effective June 2, 2009
Act No. 39 (R95, H3134) -- Word format
-- Special license plates. Effective June 2, 2009
Act No. 40 (R97, H3187) -- Word format
-- Landscape service. Effective June 2, 2009
Act No. 42 (R100, H3347) -- Word format
-- Donate Life South Carolina. Effective June 2, 2009
Act No. 43 (R101, H3377) -- Word format
-- National Park Service rangers. Effective June 2, 2009
Act No. 44 (R102, H3413) -- Word format
-- Beer keg registration. Effective June 2, 2009
Act No. 47 (R107, H3572) -- Word format
-- Shark catching limits. Effective June 2, 2009
Act No. 48 (R109, H3651) -- Word format
-- Forestry. Effective June 2, 2009
Act No. 54 (R84, S774) -- Word format
-- Spartanburg County voting precincts. Effective June 2, 2009
Act No. 55 (R85, S793) -- Word format
-- Beaufort-Jasper Water and Sewer Authority. Effective June 2, 2009
Act No. 59 (R111, H3677) -- Word format
-- Violence Against Women Federal Compliance Act. Effective June 2, 2009
Act No. 60 (R112, H3678) -- Word format
-- Vehicles. Effective June 2, 2009
Act No. 61 (R113, H3749) -- Word format
-- Adjutant General. Effective June 2, 2009
Act No. 63 (R116, H3794) -- Word format
-- Wildlife management areas. Effective June 2, 2009
Act No. 65 (R119, H3944) -- Word format
-- Special license plates. Effective June 2, 2009
Act No. 66 (R120, H4023) -- Word format
-- Department of Transportation. Effective June 2, 2009
Act No. 69 (R106, H3562) -- Word format
-- Insurance. Effective June 2, 2009
Act No. 88 (R60, S278) Word format
-- Property tax. Effective June 2, 2009
Act No. 92 (R58, S166) Word format
-- Highway beautification pilot project. Effective June 2, 2009
Act No. 93 (R68, S388) Word format
-- Treasurer. Effective June 2, 2009
Act No. 95 (R110, H3653) Word format
-- Municipal court jury lists. Effective June 2, 2009
Act No. 105 (R86, S795) Word format
-- Make up school days. Effective June 2, 2009

Effective May 27, 2009
Act No. 83 (R104, H3483) Word format
-- Wildlife and fish. Effective May 27, 2009

Effective May 20, 2009
Act No. 20 (R46, S268) -- Word format
-- Building code enforcement officers. Effective May 20, 2009
Act No. 109 (R26, S540) Word format
-- School snow days. Effective May 20, 2009

Effective May 19, 2009
Act No. 18 (R44, S13) -- Word format
-- Motor vehicle fees. Effective May 19, 2009
Act No. 19 (R45, S232) -- Word format
-- State energy policy. Effective May 19, 2009
Act No. 21 (R47, S639) -- Word format
-- Greenwood County voting precincts. Effective May 19, 2009
Act No. 22 (R54, H3957) -- Word format
-- Rivers. Effective May 19, 2009
Act No. 87 (R50, H3581) Word format
-- Local government matters. Effective May 19, 2009
Act No. 89 (R52, H3730) Word format
-- American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. Effective May 19, 2009
Act No. 90 (R53, H3914) Word format
-- Childcare centers. Effective May 19, 2009
Act No. 91 (R48, S711) Word format
-- Clemson University. Effective May 19, 2009

Effective May 14, 2009
Act No. 17 (R38, H3627) -- Word format
-- Boats. Effective May 14, 2009
Act No. 101 (R41, H3776) Word format
-- County board or commission. Effective May 14, 2009

Effective May 7, 2009
Act No. 16 (R40, H3721) -- Word format
-- Internal Revenue Code. Effective May 7, 2009
Act No. 96 (R37, H3589) Word format
-- Anderson County Board of Education. Effective May 7, 2009
Act No. 115 (R27, S620) Word format
-- Enforcement of pilot statutes and maritime homeland security. Effective May 7, 2009
Act No. 116 (R28, S698) Word format
-- Clemson University. Effective May 7, 2009
Act No. 121 (R22, S26) Word format
-- Stroke Systems of Care Study Committee. Effective May 7, 2009

Effective May 6, 2009
Act No. 4 (R24, S407) -- Word format
-- Revised Uniform Anatomical Gift Act. Effective May 6, 2009
Act No. 5 (R25, S420) -- Word format
-- Ambulance. Effective May 6, 2009
Act No. 6 (R30, H3121) -- Word format
-- Turtles. Effective May 6, 2009
Act No. 7 (R32, H3299) -- Word format
-- Customer Choice and Technology Investment Act. Effective May 6, 2009
Act No. 8 (R33, H3378) -- Word format
-- State agency mandatory furlough terms. Effective May 6, 2009
Act No. 9 (R34, H3380) -- Word format
-- Kershaw County voting precincts. Effective May 6, 2009
Act No. 10 (R35, H3428) -- Word format
-- Acts and Joint Resolutions. Effective May 6, 2009
Act No. 11 (R36, H3452) -- Word format
-- Micro-distillers. Effective May 6, 2009
Act No. 12 (R43, H3856) -- Word format
-- Heritage Trust property. Effective May 6, 2009
Act No. 107 (R42, H3818) Word format
-- Kershaw County Medical Center. Effective May 6, 2009
Act No. 111 (R29, S703) Word format
-- Spartanburg County School District Board of Trustees. Effective May 6, 2009

Effective April 23, 2009
Act No. 108 (R18, H3583) Word format
-- Make-up snow days. Effective April 23, 2009
Act No. 110 (R19, H3649) Word format
-- School snow days. Effective April 23, 2009

Effective April 9, 2009
Act No. 2 (R21, H3664) -- Word format
-- Higher Education Revenue Bond Act. Effective April 9, 2009
Act No. 3 (R11, S483) -- Word format
-- Local Option Tourism Development Fee Act. Effective April 9, 2009

Effective April 8, 2009
Act No. 104 (R13, H3295) Word format
-- Make up days. Effective April 8, 2009
Act No. 106 (R17, H3575) Word format
-- Horry County Board of Education. Effective April 8, 2009
Act No. 114 (R20, H3657) Word format
-- Preneed life insurance. Effective April 8, 2009

Effective April 7, 2009
Act No. 1 (R15, H3463) -- Word format
-- Traffic tickets. Effective April 7, 2009
Act No. 85 (R12, S588) Word format
-- Teacher hiring. Effective April 7, 2009
Act No. 86 (R14, H3352) Word format
-- School districts. Effective April 7, 2009
Act No. 102 (R9, S449) Word format
-- Western Carolina Regional Sewer Authority. Effective April 7, 2009
Act No. 103 (R16, H3556) Word format
-- Western Carolina Regional Sewer Authority. Effective April 7, 2009
Act No. 119 (R7, S289) Word format
-- Criminal Domestic Violence Study Committee. Effective April 7, 2009
Act No. 120 (R8, S432) Word format
-- Sentencing Reform Commission. Effective April 7, 2009

Effective February 26, 2009
Act No. 98 (R1, S234) Word format
-- Dorchester County. Effective February 26, 2009
Act No. 113 (R5, H3267) Word format
-- Operation of public pupil transportation services. Effective February 26, 2009

Effective February 25, 2009
Act No. 84 (R4, H3232) Word format
-- Capital Projects Sales and Use Tax Act. Effective February 25, 2009
Act No. 100 (R3, H3061) Word format
-- Coosaw Pointe. Effective February 25, 2009
Act No. 122 (R6, H3353) Word format
-- Revised Code Volume 21. Effective February 25, 2009




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