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A157, R172, H4604
Sponsors: Reps. Sandifer, Mack and Toole
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Companion/Similar bill(s): 996
Introduced in the House on February 6, 2014
Introduced in the Senate on March 5, 2014
Passed by the General Assembly on April 9, 2014
Governor's Action: April 14, 2014, Signed
Summary: Engineering, licensure
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 2/6/2014 House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 8) 2/6/2014 House Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry (House Journal-page 8) 2/19/2014 House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Toole 2/27/2014 House Committee report: Favorable Labor, Commerce and Industry (House Journal-page 2) 3/4/2014 House Read second time (House Journal-page 126) 3/4/2014 House Roll call Yeas-100 Nays-0 (House Journal-page 127) 3/5/2014 House Read third time and sent to Senate (House Journal-page 16) 3/5/2014 Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 12) 3/5/2014 Senate Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry (Senate Journal-page 12) 4/1/2014 Senate Committee report: Favorable Labor, Commerce and Industry (Senate Journal-page 12) 4/8/2014 Senate Read second time (Senate Journal-page 24) 4/8/2014 Senate Roll call Ayes-39 Nays-0 (Senate Journal-page 24) 4/9/2014 Senate Read third time and enrolled (Senate Journal-page 34) 4/10/2014 Ratified R 172 4/14/2014 Signed By Governor 4/21/2014 Effective date 04/14/14 4/23/2014 Act No. 157
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(A157, R172, H4604)
AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 40-22-280, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO EXEMPTIONS FROM THE LICENSURE REQUIREMENT TO PRACTICE ENGINEERING, SO AS TO PROVIDE AN EXEMPTION FOR CERTAIN ACTIVITIES PERFORMED BY FULL-TIME EMPLOYEES OR OTHER PERSONNEL OF A MANUFACTURING COMPANY, AND TO DEFINE NECESSARY TERMS.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
Exceptions from engineering licensure, manufacturing settings
SECTION 1. Section 40-22-280(A) of the 1976 Code, as last amended by Act 55 of 2013, is further amended by adding an appropriately numbered item at the end to read:
"( ) the activities of full-time employees of a manufacturing company or other personnel under the direct supervision and control of the manufacturing company, or a subsidiary of the manufacturing company, on or in connection with activities related to the research, development, design, fabrication, production, assembly, integration, installation, or service of products manufactured by the manufacturing company. This exemption does not apply to activities where the seal of a professional engineer is expressly required by statute, regulation, or building code, or to engineering services offered to the public. For the purposes of this item, 'manufacturing company' means a company that produces or assembles tangible personal property and 'other personnel' includes individuals employed by a staffing company working for the manufacturing company."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
Ratified the 10th day of April, 2014.
Approved the 14th day of April, 2014.
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