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Acts
2011 Session
Listed in Order by Effective Date

Listed below are the Acts from the 2011 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. 7 (R23, H3332) Word format
-- Automobile insurance. See Act for Effective Date
Act No. 12 (R25, H3374) Word format
-- Interstate Wildlife Violator Compact. See Act for Effective Date
Act No. 14 (R32, S38) Word format
-- Department of Motor Vehicles. See Act for Effective Date
Act No. 18 (R38, H3012) Word format
-- Licensure of In-Home Care Provider Act. See Act for Effective Date
Act No. 26 (R49, S431) Word format
-- Insurance policies. See Act for Effective Date
Act No. 27 (R54, H3003) Word format
-- Voter ID. See Act for Effective Date
Act No. 28 (R48, S312) Word format
-- Matching federal funds. See Act for Effective Date
Act No. 32 (R56, S36) Word format
-- Sales tax exemptions. See Act for Effective Date
Act No. 43 (R58, S404) Word format
-- Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voters Act. See Act for Effective Date
Act No. 44 (R67, S766) Word format
-- Electric cooperatives to spearhead energy efficiency and renewable energy initiatives. See Act for Effective Date
Act No. 52 (R86, H3375) Word format
-- S.C. Fairness in Civil Justice Act. See Act for Effective Date
Act No. 57 (R91, H3713) Word format
-- Real property tax exemptions. See Act for Effective Date
Act No. 67 (R101, H3295) Word format
-- Alcoholic permits. See Act for Effective Date
Act No. 69 (R103, S20) Word format
-- Immigration Reform. See Act for Effective Date
Act No. 73 (R106, H3700) Word format
-- Appropriations Bill 2011-2012. See Act for Effective Date
Act No. 74 (R109, S172) Word format
-- Higher Education detailed transaction registers. See Act for Effective Date
Act No. 76 (R107, H3701) Word format
-- Capital Reserve Fund. See Act for Effective Date
Act No. 84 (R99, S920) Word format
-- Florence County School District provisions. See Act for Effective Date
Act No. 92 (R1, H3278) Word format
-- Beer and wine permits. See Act for Effective Date
Act No. 95 (R68, S793) Word format
-- Medicaid Nursing Home Permit Law. See Act for Effective Date

Effective June 7, 2012
Act No. 48 (R66, S705) Word format
-- Underground Facility Damage Prevention Act. Effective June 7, 2012

Effective August 17, 2011
Act No. 68 (R102, H3660) Word format
-- Nonferrous metals. Effective August 17, 2011

Effective August 1, 2011
Act No. 59 (H3792, R110) Word format
-- Operating a vessel with a blue light. Effective August 1, 2011
Act No. 75 (R111, H3992) Word format
-- Establishing Congressional election districts. Effective August 1, 2011

Effective July 1, 2011
Act No. 24 (R44, H3562) Word format
-- All-Terrain Vehicle Safety Act, Chandler's Law. Effective July 1, 2011

Effective June 29, 2011
Act No. 86 (R98, S913) Word format
-- Establish Kershaw County Housing Authority. Effective June 29, 2011

Effective June 28, 2011
Act No. 70 (R104, S30) Word format
-- Magistrates' powers and duties. Effective June 28, 2011
Act No. 71 (R105, S815) Word format
-- Establishment of Senate election districts. Effective June 28, 2011
Act No. 72 (R108, H3991) Word format
-- Establishment of House election districts. Effective June 28, 2011

Effective June 21, 2011
Act No. 62 (R81, S588) Word format
-- Stroke Prevention Act. Effective June 21, 2011

Effective June 17, 2011
Act No. 65 (R97, S336) Word format
-- Traffic enforcement with cameras. Effective June 17, 2011
Act No. 66 (R100, H3178) Word format
-- Sale of beer and wine. Effective June 17, 2011

Effective June 15, 2011
Act No. 61 (R47, S232) Word format
-- Health care facilities. Effective June 15, 2011

Effective June 14, 2011
Act No. 49 (R82, S594) Word format
-- Expand size of temporary workzones. Effective June 14, 2011
Act No. 50 (R83, S694) Word format
-- Remedies for employees charging discrimination. Effective June 14, 2011
Act No. 51 (R85, H3249) Word format
-- Transportation of alcoholic liquors. Effective June 14, 2011
Act No. 53 (R87, H3378) Word format
-- Commitment of tuberculosis patients. Effective June 14, 2011
Act No. 54 (R88, H3431) Word format
-- John's Law. Effective June 14, 2011
Act No. 55 (R89, H3582) Word format
-- Traffic education program. Effective June 14, 2011
Act No. 56 (R90, H3584) Word format
-- Energy-efficiency and conservation improvements. Effective June 14, 2011
Act No. 58 (R92, H3748) Word format
-- Education and Economic Development Act. Effective June 14, 2011
Act No. 60 (R96, H4119) Word format
-- Advertisements, Musical performance, sound recording defined. Effective June 14, 2011
Act No. 63 (R93, H3762) Word format
-- Unemployment insurance trust fund. Effective June 14, 2011
Act No. 64 (R94, H3772) Word format
-- Agricultural Liming Materials and Landplaster Act. Effective June 14, 2011
Act No. 103 (R80, S241) Word format
-- S.C. Dyslexia Task Force. Effective June 14, 2011

Effective June 7, 2011
Act No. 33 (R59, S420) Word format
-- General Assembly review of regulations. Effective June 7, 2011
Act No. 34 (R60, S445) Word format
-- Confidentiality of STD records. Effective June 7, 2011
Act No. 35 (R61, S494) Word format
-- Interns and residents authorization to fill prescriptions. Effective June 7, 2011
Act No. 36 (R62, S568) Word format
-- Hepatitis B and HIV testing. Effective June 7, 2011
Act No. 37 (R65, S693) Word format
-- Orders and appeals from a state fire marshal. Effective June 7, 2011
Act No. 39 (R71, S854) Word format
-- Assault and battery offenses. Effective June 7, 2011
Act No. 40 (R74, H3183) Word format
-- Lobbyist registration. Effective June 7, 2011
Act No. 41 (R75, H3587) Word format
-- Dredging canals. Effective June 7, 2011
Act No. 42 (R77, H3957) Word format
-- Richland-Lexington County Airport Commission. Effective June 7, 2011
Act No. 45 (R70, S831) Word format
-- Aiken County Magistrates. Effective June 7, 2011
Act No. 46 (R63, S592) Word format
-- Offense of fraternization created. Effective June 7, 2011
Act No. 47 (R64, S687) Word format
-- Definition of terms used in the State Certificate of Need and Health Care Facility Licensure Act. Effective June 7, 2011
Act No. 90 (R73, S890) Word format
-- Pickens County School Board of Trustees. Effective June 7, 2011
Act No. 91 (R78, H4097) Word format
-- Additional areas of certification (D. No. 4157). Effective June 7, 2011
Act No. 100 (R76, H3663) Word format
-- Report Cards. Effective June 7, 2011

Effective June 2, 2011
Act No. 38 (R69, S823) Word format
-- Collard Greens. Effective June 2, 2011

Effective May 26, 2011
Act No. 31 (R50, S586) Word format
-- State health and dental plans. Effective May 26, 2011

Effective May 23, 2011
Act No. 29 (R52, S643) Word format
-- Displaying marine mammals. Effective May 23, 2011
Act No. 30 (R53, S824) Word format
-- Jobs-Economic Development Authority. Effective May 23, 2011
Act No. 94 (R51, S590) Word format
-- Geropsychiatric Distinct Part Unit. Effective May 23, 2011
Act No. 99 (R55, H3642) Word format
-- Local districts may pay teachers on years of experience. Effective May 23, 2011

Effective May 9, 2011
Act No. 15 (R33, S358) Word format
-- License plates. Effective May 9, 2011
Act No. 16 (R34, S523) Word format
-- Fire and public safety districts. Effective May 9, 2011
Act No. 17 (R37, S692) Word format
-- Richland County Election Commission and Board of Registration to merge. Effective May 9, 2011
Act No. 19 (R39, H3104) Word format
-- Satisfaction of mortgage. Effective May 9, 2011
Act No. 21 (R41, H3287) Word format
-- Watercraft. Effective May 9, 2011
Act No. 22 (R42, H3438) Word format
-- Liens. Effective May 9, 2011
Act No. 23 (R43, H3441) Word format
-- Department of Transportation mowing. Effective May 9, 2011
Act No. 25 (R45, H3586) Word format
-- Piers. Effective May 9, 2011
Act No. 88 (R35, S584) Word format
-- Extend one cent sales tax for Lexington County School District Property Tax Relief Act. Effective May 9, 2011
Act No. 102 (R46, H4040) Word format
-- Microenterprise Development Study Committee. Effective May 9, 2011

Effective May 6, 2011
Act No. 98 (R36, S686) Word format
-- Science requirements for diploma. Effective May 6, 2011

Effective May 5, 2011
Act No. 20 (R40, H3276) Word format
-- Hunting and fishing. Effective May 5, 2011

Effective April 12, 2011
Act No. 5 (R16, S522) Word format
-- Internal Revenue Code reference update. Effective April 12, 2011
Act No. 6 (R21, H3004) Word format
-- Spending Accountability Act. Effective April 12, 2011
Act No. 8 (R24, H3373) Word format
-- Automobile insurer. Effective April 12, 2011
Act No. 9 (R26, H3397) Word format
-- Pecan Festival. Effective April 12, 2011
Act No. 10 (R27, H3399) Word format
-- Federal law enforcement jurisdiction. Effective April 12, 2011
Act No. 13 (R30, H3668) Word format
-- Driver's license suspension. Effective April 12, 2011
Act No. 82 (R19, S721) Word format
-- Edgefield County District School Board of Trustees. Effective April 12, 2011
Act No. 87 (R31, H3806) Word format
-- Property tax credit. Effective April 12, 2011
Act No. 93 (R22, H3303) Word format
-- Major General Stanhope S. Spears. Effective April 12, 2011
Act No. 97 (R18, S629) Word format
-- Time frame in which to notify teachers of employment. Effective April 12, 2011
Act No. 101 (R28, H3622) Word format
-- Veterans’ Issues Study Committee. Effective April 12, 2011

Effective April 7, 2011
Act No. 11 (R29, H3625) Word format
-- Person prohibited from serving on a governing body of a state or local political subdivision board or commission. Effective April 7, 2011

Effective April 6, 2011
Act No. 4 (R14, S277) Word format
-- Ratification of Constitutional Amendment; Labor Elections. Effective April 6, 2011
Act No. 77 (R15, S434) Word format
-- Prohibiting DHHS from reducing provider rates. Effective April 6, 2011

Effective March 16, 2011
Act No. 2 (R4, S213) Word format
-- Reporter's Comments for the Probate Code. Effective March 16, 2011
Act No. 78 (R12, H3436) Word format
-- Cherokee County Historical Commission. Effective March 16, 2011
Act No. 79 (R5, S337) Word format
-- Chester County School Board of Trustees. Effective March 16, 2011
Act No. 80 (R9, S628) Word format
-- Dorchester County School District. Effective March 16, 2011
Act No. 81 (R8, S563) Word format
-- Dorchester County Career and Technology Center Board of Trustees. Effective March 16, 2011
Act No. 85 (R10, H3243) Word format
-- Greenwood County Board of Trustees. Effective March 16, 2011
Act No. 89 (R7, S430) Word format
-- Daniel High School. Effective March 16, 2011
Act No. 104 (R13, H3551) Word format
-- Adopt revised Code Volumes 4A and 14. Effective March 16, 2011

Effective March 14, 2011
Act No. 3 (R11, H3286) Word format
-- Unemployment benefits. Effective March 14, 2011

Effective March 10, 2011
Act No. 96 (R6, S345) Word format
-- Snow days. Effective March 10, 2011

Effective February 2, 2011
Act No. 83 (R2, H3290) Word format
-- Florence County School District 2. Effective February 2, 2011

Effective January 19, 2011
Act No. 1 (R329, H4542 of 2010) Word format
-- Release of information by the State Ethics Commission. Effective January 19, 2011




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