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Acts
2013 Session
Listed in Order by Effective Date

Listed below are the Acts from the 2013 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. 11 (R16, S213) Word format
-- Raffles. See Act for Effective Date
Act No. 18 (R26, H3620) Word format
-- Captive insurance company. See Act for Effective Date
Act No. 24 (R35, H3624) Word format
-- PEBA. See Act for Effective Date
Act No. 36 (R68, H3554) Word format
-- Beer and Wine. See Act for Effective Date
Act No. 47 (R55, S464) Word format
-- Automobile insurance. See Act for Effective Date
Act No. 53 (R70, H3751) Word format
-- Department of Employment and Workforce. See Act for Effective Date
Act No. 56 (R90, H3033) Word format
-- Special license plates. See Act for Effective Date
Act No. 57 (R91, H3093) Word format
-- Abandoned Buildings Revitalization Act. See Act for Effective Date
Act No. 59 (R99, H3472) Word format
-- Private schools. See Act for Effective Date
Act No. 61 (R74, S2) Word format
-- Equal Access to the Ballot Act. See Act for Effective Date
Act No. 68 (R81, S481) Word format
-- Admissions license tax exemption for motorsports entertainment complex. See Act for Effective Date
Act No. 73 (R87, S610) Word format
-- Economic development project. See Act for Effective Date
Act No. 80 (R101, H3505) Word format
-- High Growth Small Business Access to Capital Act. See Act for Effective Date
Act No. 81 (R102, H3557) Word format
-- Tax credits. See Act for Effective Date
Act No. 86 (R108, H3944) Word format
-- Murrell's Inlet-Garden City Fire District. See Act for Effective Date
Act No. 95 (R104, H3632) Word format
-- Workers' Compensation Commission. See Act for Effective Date
Act No. 98 (R119, H3360) Word format
-- State Highway secondary system. See Act for Effective Date
Act No. 100 (R46, S143) Word format
-- Probate Code. See Act for Effective Date
Act No. 101 (R120, H3710) Word format
-- Appropriations Bill. See Act for Effective Date
Act No. 104 (R121, H3711) Word format
-- Capital Reserve Fund. See Act for Effective Date
Act No. 115 (R62, S641) Word format
-- Falconry. See Act for Effective Date

Effective July 1, 2014
Act No. 50 (R58, S559) Word format
-- Flounder. Effective July 1, 2014

Effective January 1, 2014
Act No. 39 (R45, S117) Word format
-- Adult Healthcare Consent Act. Effective January 1, 2014
Act No. 93 (R117, H4216) Word format
-- Richland County voting precincts. Effective January 1, 2014

Effective October 1, 2013
Act No. 116 (R10, S351) Word format
-- Belton National Guard Armory. Effective October 1, 2013

Effective September 11, 2013
Act No. 64 (R77, S341) Word format
-- Emerson Rose Act. Effective September 11, 2013

Effective August 1, 2013
Act No. 22 (R33, H3560) Word format
-- Handguns. Effective August 1, 2013

Effective July 22, 2013
Act No. 49 (R57, S530) Word format
-- Health insurance. Effective July 22, 2013

Effective July 1, 2013
Act No. 77 (R96, H3409) Word format
-- Residential builders or contractors. Effective July 1, 2013
Act No. 94 (R85, S584) Word format
-- Hunting and fishing licenses. Effective July 1, 2013
Act No. 96 (R51, S323) Word format
-- UCC-Secured Transactions. Effective July 1, 2013

Effective June 20, 2013
Act No. 97 (R118, S310) Word format
-- Manufactured Housing Board. Effective June 20, 2013
Act No. 99 (R122, H3717) Word format
-- Harassment and stalking. Effective June 20, 2013
Act No. 112 (R123, H3774) Word format
-- Development of real property. Effective June 20, 2013

Effective June 18, 2013
Act No. 110 (R89, S732) Word format
-- Requirements of licensure in the field of cosmetology (D. No. 4336). Effective June 18, 2013
Act No. 111 (R114, H4133) Word format
-- Requirements of licensure in the field of cosmetology (educational requirements) (D. No. 4336). Effective June 18, 2013

Effective June 14, 2013
Act No. 65 (R78, S348) Word format
-- Fireplaces. Effective June 14, 2013
Act No 74 (R92, H3099) Word format
-- Child support. Effective June 14, 2013

Effective June 13, 2013
Act No. 63 (R76, S127) Word format
-- Brain Injury Leadership Council. Effective June 13, 2013
Act No. 66 (R79, S460) Word format
-- Insurance. Effective June 13, 2013
Act No. 67 (R80, S463) Word format
-- Department of Insurance. Effective June 13, 2013
Act No. 69 (R82, S484) Word format
-- Police officer retirement system. Effective June 13, 2013
Act No. 70 (R83, S551) Word format
-- Antlered deer. Effective June 13, 2013
Act No. 71 (R84, S562) Word format
-- Rental recovery for improvements made in good faith. Effective June 13, 2013
Act No. 72 (R86, S590) Word format
-- Catch limits for Tarpon. Effective June 13, 2013
Act No. 75 (R93, H3184) Word format
-- Expungement of criminal record. Effective June 13, 2013
Act No. 76 (R95, H3378) Word format
-- Volunteer Service Personnel Appreciation Act. Effective June 13, 2013
Act No. 78 (R97, H3451) Word format
-- Uniform traffic ticket. Effective June 13, 2013
Act No. 79 (R100, H3502) Word format
-- Citadel Board of Visitors. Effective June 13, 2013
Act No. 82 (R103, H3602) Word format
-- Stealing or stolen goods. Effective June 13, 2013
Act No. 83 (R105, H3735) Word format
-- Black Sea Bass. Effective June 13, 2013
Act No. 84 (R106, H3752) Word format
-- Expanded Virtual Learning Act. Effective June 13, 2013
Act No. 85 (R107, H3870) Word format
-- Firefighter Mobilization Act of 2000. Effective June 13, 2013
Act No. 87 (R109, H3956) Word format
-- ABC Act. Effective June 13, 2013
Act No. 88 (R110, H3960) Word format
-- Health/Medical Insurance. Effective June 13, 2013
Act No. 89 (R111, H3962) Word format
-- Greenwood County voting precincts. Effective June 13, 2013
Act No. 90 (R113, H3974) Word format
-- Department of Revenue. Effective June 13, 2013
Act No. 91 (R115, H4192) Word format
-- Berkeley County voting precincts. Effective June 13, 2013
Act No. 92 (R116, H4204) Word format
-- Chester County voting precincts. Effective June 13, 2013
Act No. 105 (R112, H3971) Word format
-- Greenville Hospital Systems Board of Trustees. Effective June 13, 2013

Effective June 12, 2013
Act No. 58 (R98, H3464) Word format
-- Child custody. Effective June 12, 2013
Act No. 62 (R75, S8) Word format
-- Patrol Canine teams. Effective June 12, 2013

Effective June 11, 2013
Act No. 109 (R64, S674) Word format
-- Public use of lakes and ponds owned and leased by DNR (D. No. 4341). Effective June 11, 2013

Effective June 7, 2013
Act No. 33 (R65, H3061) Word format
-- Student athletes. Effective June 7, 2013
Act No. 34 (R66, H3193) Word format
-- Computation of time served. Effective June 7, 2013
Act No. 35 (R67, H3538) Word format
-- Tobacco products. Effective June 7, 2013
Act No. 37 (R69, H3725) Word format
-- Safe Access to Vital Epinephrine (SAVE) Act. Effective June 7, 2013
Act No. 38 (R44, S96) Word format
-- Commissioners of Pilotage for the Upper Coastal Area. Effective June 7, 2013
Act No. 40 (R47, S191) Word format
-- Department of Agriculture. Effective June 7, 2013
Act No. 41 (R48, S214) Word format
-- Massage/Bodywork Practice Act. Effective June 7, 2013
Act No. 42 (R49, S221) Word format
-- Commercial Code-funds transfers. Effective June 7, 2013
Act No. 43 (R50, S250) Word format
-- Charitable funds. Effective June 7, 2013
Act No. 44 (R52, S382) Word format
-- Manufacturers and dealers. Effective June 7, 2013
Act No. 45 (R53, S417) Word format
-- Military Service Occupation, Education and Credentialing Act. Effective June 7, 2013
Act No. 46 (R54, S438) Word format
-- Governmental contracts. Effective June 7, 2013
Act No. 48 (R56, S465) Word format
-- Small Employer Health Insurance Availability Act. Effective June 7, 2013
Act No. 51 (R59, S620) Word format
-- License plates. Effective June 7, 2013
Act No. 52 (R61, S636) Word format
-- Oconee County New Hope precinct. Effective June 7, 2013
Act No. 54 (R71, H3762) Word format
-- Hunting. Effective June 7, 2013
Act No. 55 (R73, H4038) Word format
-- Engineers and Surveyors. Effective June 7, 2013
Act No. 60 (R60, S635) Word format
-- Forestry. Effective June 7, 2013
Act No. 103 (R63, S643) Word format
-- General Appropriation Act of 2012. Effective June 7, 2013

Effective June 1, 2013
Act No. 32 (R43, H3829) Word format
-- Greenville Technical College Area Commission. Effective June 1, 2013

Effective May 22, 2013
Act No. 108 (R39, S621) Word format
-- Developing and evaluating professional teaching (ADEPT) (D. No. 4325). Effective May 22, 2013

Effective May 21, 2013
Act No. 28 (R38, S448) Word format
-- Physician assistant. Effective May 21, 2013
Act No. 29 (R40, H3087) Word format
-- Charter schools located on a military base. Effective May 21, 2013
Act No. 30 (R41, H3097) Word format
-- Drycleaning Facility Restoration Trust Fund. Effective May 21, 2013
Act No. 31 (R42, H3223) Word format
-- Legislative Printing, Information, and Technology Systems. Effective May 21, 2013

Effective May 17, 2013
Act No. 27 (R37, S237) Word format
-- Flags on top of State House. Effective May 17, 2013

Effective May 8, 2013
Act No. 26 (R29, S163) Word format
-- Motion picture tax rebate. Effective May 8, 2013

Effective May 3, 2013
Act No. 20 (R30, S295) Word format
-- Special purpose district. Effective May 3, 2013
Act No. 21 (R31, H3011) Word format
-- Purple Heart Day. Effective May 3, 2013
Act No. 23 (R34, H3568) Word format
-- Altering, tampering with, or bypassing electric, gas, or water meters. Effective May 3, 2013
Act No. 25 (R36, H3973) Word format
-- Golden September Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. Effective May 3, 2013
Act No. 113 (R28, S10) Word format
-- Sell or lease school property. Effective May 3, 2013

Effective April 23, 2013
Act Nol 12 (R18, S374) Word format
-- Cherokee County Register of Deeds. Effective April 23, 2013
Act Nol 13 (R19, S578) Word format
-- Boeing Incentive Bill. Effective April 23, 2013
Act No. 14 (R20, H3047) Word format
-- Fishing. Effective April 23, 2013
Act No. 15 (R21, H3248) Word format
-- Financial transaction card crime. Effective April 23, 2013
Act No. 16 (R23, H3571) Word format
-- Fishing hooks. Effective April 23, 2013
Act No. 17 (R24, H3579) Word format
-- Nongame fish in gill nets. Effective April 23, 2013
Act No. 19 (R27, H3621) Word format
--Insurers. Effective April 23, 2013
Act No. 118 (R25, H3586) Word format
-- Mullins National Guard Armory. Effective April 23, 2013
Act No. 119 (R22, H3426) Word format
-- Williamston National Guard Armory. Effective April 23, 2013

Effective April 18, 2013
Act No. 102 (R17, S239) Word format
-- Raffles. Effective April 18, 2013

Effective April 15, 2013
Act No. 114 (R32, H3453) Word format
-- Employment of teachers. Effective April 15, 2013

Effective April 12, 2013
Act No. 9 (R13, S230) Word format
-- Clarendon County Board of Elections and Voter Registration. Effective April 12, 2013
Act No. 107 (R15, S517) Word format
-- McCormick County Board of Trustees of School District No. 4. Effective April 12, 2013

Effective April 9, 2013
Act No. 10 (R14, S261) Word format
-- Internal Revenue Code. Effective April 9, 2013

Effective March 22, 2013
Act No. 5 (R7, S3) Word format
-- Bingo, raffles, and other special events. Effective March 22, 2013
Act No. 6 (R8, S304) Word format
-- Freshwater fishing. Effective March 22, 2013
Act No. 7 (R9, S305) Word format
-- Geographic boundaries of the state’s bodies of water. Effective March 22, 2013
Act No. 8 (R11, S352) Word format
-- McCormick County Voting Precincts. Effective March 22, 2013
Act No. 120 (R12, S501) Word format
-- North Augusta . Effective March 22, 2013

Effective March 4, 2013
Act No. 4 (R4, 244) Word format
-- Belle W. Baruch Foundation. Effective March 4, 2013

Effective March 1, 2013
Act No. 2 (R2, S91) Word format
-- Deer baiting. Effective March 1, 2013
Act No. 3 (R3, S165) Word format
-- Hunting alligators. Effective March 1, 2013
Act No. 106 (R5, S379) Word format
-- Kershaw County School District Board of Trustees. Effective March 1, 2013
Act No. 117 (R6, H3180) Word format
-- Clover National Guard Armory. Effective March 1, 2013

Effective January 23, 2013
Act No. 1 (R1, S156) Word format
-- Hunley Commission. Effective January 23, 2013




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