South Carolina General Assembly
120th Session, 2013-2014
Journal of the House of Representatives

NO. 7

JOURNAL

of the

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

of the

STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA

REGULAR SESSION BEGINNING TUESDAY, JANUARY 8, 2013
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THURSDAY, JANUARY 23, 2014
(STATEWIDE SESSION)

Indicates Matter Stricken
Indicates New Matter

The House assembled at 10:00 a.m.
Deliberations were opened with prayer by Rev. Charles E. Seastrunk, Jr., as follows:

Our thought for today is from Psalm 90:12: "So teach us to count our days that we may gain a wise heart."
Let us pray. Holy God, give us grace to see Your creating hand in our times of testing. As we are challenged, direct these Representatives to keep the faith, hope, and wisdom to make wise decisions for this State. Bless those in leadership positions that they may be led by Your words. Protect our defenders of freedom, at home and abroad, as they protect us. Heal the wounds, those seen and those hidden, of our brave warriors. Lord, in Your mercy, hear our prayer. Amen.

Pursuant to Rule 6.3, the House of Representatives was led in the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag of the United States of America by the SPEAKER.

After corrections to the Journal of the proceedings of yesterday, the SPEAKER ordered it confirmed.

MOTION ADOPTED

Rep. SANDIFER moved that when the House adjourns, it adjourn in memory of Archie I. Barron of Oconee County, which was agreed to.

SILENT PRAYER

The House stood in silent prayer in memory of Archie I. Barron of Oconee County.

SILENT PRAYER

The House stood in silent prayer in memory of Chase Loveless.

REGULATIONS RECEIVED

The following were received and referred to the appropriate committees for consideration:

Document No. 4384
Agency: State Athletic Commission
Statutory Authority: 1976 Code Sections 40-1-70 and 40-81-70
Requirements of Licensure for Professional Boxing, Wrestling, Kick Boxing, and Off the Street Boxing
Received by Speaker of the House of Representatives
January 22, 2014
Referred to Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee
Legislative Review Expiration May 22, 2014

Document No. 4382
Agency: Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation - Office of Elevators and Amusement Rides
Statutory Authority: 1976 Code Sections 41-16-40, 41-16-70, 41-18-70, 41-18-80, and 41-18-120
Qualification of Special Inspectors
Received by Speaker of the House of Representatives
January 22, 2014
Referred to Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee
Legislative Review Expiration May 22, 2014

Document No. 4385
Agency: State Athletic Commission
Statutory Authority: 1976 Code Sections 40-1-70 and 40-81-70
Requirements of Licensure in Mixed Martial Arts
Received by Speaker of the House of Representatives
January 22, 2014
Referred to Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee
Legislative Review Expiration May 22, 2014

Document No. 4410
Agency: Environmental Certification Board
Statutory Authority: 1976 Code Sections 40-1-70 and 40-23-60
Amend Regulations in Conformance with its Practice Act
Received by Speaker of the House of Representatives
January 22, 2014
Referred to Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs Committee
Legislative Review Expiration May 22, 2014

Document No. 4418
Agency: Contractors Licensing Board
Statutory Authority: 1976 Code Sections 40-1-70 and 40-10-60
Regulations Administering Fire Protection Sprinkler Systems Act
Received by Speaker of the House of Representatives
January 22, 2014
Referred to Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee
Legislative Review Expiration May 22, 2014

Document No. 4423
Agency: Board of Registration for Geologists
Statutory Authority: 1976 Code Sections 40-1-70 and 40-77-60
Board of Registration for Geologists
Received by Speaker of the House of Representatives
January 22, 2014
Referred to Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs Committee
Legislative Review Expiration May 22, 2014

REPORTS OF STANDING COMMITTEES

Rep. OWENS, from the Committee on Education and Public Works, submitted a favorable report with amendments on:

H. 3231 (Word version) -- Reps. Atwater, Huggins, Toole, Ballentine, Taylor, Bingham, Pitts and Wood: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 57-1-90, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION SHALL NOT DISCRIMINATE AGAINST MOTORCYCLES, MOTORCYCLE OPERATORS, OR MOTORCYCLE PASSENGERS.
Ordered for consideration tomorrow.

Rep. OWENS, from the Committee on Education and Public Works, submitted a favorable report with amendments on:

H. 4384 (Word version) -- Reps. Whitmire and Ryhal: A BILL TO AMEND SECTIONS 56-5-3710, 56-5-3720, AND 56-5-3730, RELATING TO THE OPERATION OF A MOPED ALONG THE STATE'S HIGHWAYS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON OPERATING A MOPED AND HIS PASSENGER MUST WEAR REFLECTIVE VESTS, TO REQUIRE THAT A MOPED SOLD IN THIS STATE MUST BE EQUIPPED WITH A REAR RED TAIL LIGHT THAT FLASHES CONTINUALLY WHILE THE MOPED IS IN MOTION, AND TO REQUIRE A MOPED'S REAR RED TAIL LIGHT THAT FLASHES CONTINUALLY TO BE TURNED ON AT ALL TIMES WHILE THE MOPED IS IN OPERATION.
Ordered for consideration tomorrow.

HOUSE RESOLUTION

The following was introduced:

H. 4544 (Word version) -- Reps. Tallon, Alexander, Allison, Anderson, Anthony, Atwater, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Bedingfield, Bernstein, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Branham, Brannon, G. A. Brown, R. L. Brown, Burns, Chumley, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Cole, H. A. Crawford, K. R. Crawford, Crosby, Daning, Delleney, Dillard, Douglas, Edge, Erickson, Felder, Finlay, Forrester, Funderburk, Gagnon, Gambrell, George, Gilliard, Goldfinch, Govan, Hamilton, Hardee, Hardwick, Harrell, Hart, Hayes, Henderson, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hixon, Hodges, Horne, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Kennedy, King, Knight, Limehouse, Loftis, Long, Lowe, Lucas, Mack, McCoy, McEachern, M. S. McLeod, W. J. McLeod, Merrill, Mitchell, D. C. Moss, V. S. Moss, Munnerlyn, Murphy, Nanney, Neal, Newton, Norman, Norrell, R. L. Ott, Owens, Parks, Patrick, Pitts, Pope, Putnam, Quinn, Ridgeway, Riley, Rivers, Robinson-Simpson, Rutherford, Ryhal, Sabb, Sandifer, Sellers, Simrill, Skelton, G. M. Smith, G. R. Smith, J. E. Smith, J. R. Smith, Sottile, Southard, Spires, Stavrinakis, Stringer, Taylor, Thayer, Toole, Vick, Weeks, Wells, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Williams, Willis and Wood: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR CORPORAL MARC MILLER OF THE SPARTANBURG COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE FOR HIS MERITORIOUS AND DAUNTLESS SERVICE AND TO CONGRATULATE HIM UPON RECEIVING THE SOUTH CAROLINA SHERIFFS' ASSOCIATION MEDAL OF VALOR.

The Resolution was adopted.

HOUSE RESOLUTION

The following was introduced:

H. 4545 (Word version) -- Reps. Tallon, Alexander, Allison, Anderson, Anthony, Atwater, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Bedingfield, Bernstein, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Branham, Brannon, G. A. Brown, R. L. Brown, Burns, Chumley, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Cole, H. A. Crawford, K. R. Crawford, Crosby, Daning, Delleney, Dillard, Douglas, Edge, Erickson, Felder, Finlay, Forrester, Funderburk, Gagnon, Gambrell, George, Gilliard, Goldfinch, Govan, Hamilton, Hardee, Hardwick, Harrell, Hart, Hayes, Henderson, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hixon, Hodges, Horne, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Kennedy, King, Knight, Limehouse, Loftis, Long, Lowe, Lucas, Mack, McCoy, McEachern, M. S. McLeod, W. J. McLeod, Merrill, Mitchell, D. C. Moss, V. S. Moss, Munnerlyn, Murphy, Nanney, Neal, Newton, Norman, Norrell, R. L. Ott, Owens, Parks, Patrick, Pitts, Pope, Putnam, Quinn, Ridgeway, Riley, Rivers, Robinson-Simpson, Rutherford, Ryhal, Sabb, Sandifer, Sellers, Simrill, Skelton, G. M. Smith, G. R. Smith, J. E. Smith, J. R. Smith, Sottile, Southard, Spires, Stavrinakis, Stringer, Taylor, Thayer, Toole, Vick, Weeks, Wells, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Williams, Willis and Wood: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR SERGEANT BARRY PRIDGEON OF THE SPARTANBURG COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE FOR HIS MERITORIOUS AND COURAGEOUS SERVICE AND TO CONGRATULATE HIM UPON RECEIVING THE SOUTH CAROLINA SHERIFFS' ASSOCIATION MEDAL OF VALOR.

The Resolution was adopted.

HOUSE RESOLUTION

The following was introduced:

H. 4546 (Word version) -- Reps. Felder, Norman, Simrill, Delleney, Long, King, D. C. Moss, V. S. Moss, Pope, Alexander, Allison, Anderson, Anthony, Atwater, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Bedingfield, Bernstein, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Branham, Brannon, G. A. Brown, R. L. Brown, Burns, Chumley, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Cole, H. A. Crawford, K. R. Crawford, Crosby, Daning, Dillard, Douglas, Edge, Erickson, Finlay, Forrester, Funderburk, Gagnon, Gambrell, George, Gilliard, Goldfinch, Govan, Hamilton, Hardee, Hardwick, Harrell, Hart, Hayes, Henderson, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hixon, Hodges, Horne, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Kennedy, Knight, Limehouse, Loftis, Lowe, Lucas, Mack, McCoy, McEachern, M. S. McLeod, W. J. McLeod, Merrill, Mitchell, Munnerlyn, Murphy, Nanney, Neal, Newton, Norrell, R. L. Ott, Owens, Parks, Patrick, Pitts, Putnam, Quinn, Ridgeway, Riley, Rivers, Robinson-Simpson, Rutherford, Ryhal, Sabb, Sandifer, Sellers, Skelton, G. M. Smith, G. R. Smith, J. E. Smith, J. R. Smith, Sottile, Southard, Spires, Stavrinakis, Stringer, Tallon, Taylor, Thayer, Toole, Vick, Weeks, Wells, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Williams, Willis and Wood: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE ED CURRIE OF ROCK HILL ON BEING NEWLY CERTIFIED BY GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS FOR GROWING THE WORLD'S HOTTEST CHILI PEPPER.

The Resolution was adopted.

HOUSE RESOLUTION

The following was introduced:

H. 4547 (Word version) -- Reps. Kennedy, Alexander, Allison, Anderson, Anthony, Atwater, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Bedingfield, Bernstein, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Branham, Brannon, G. A. Brown, R. L. Brown, Burns, Chumley, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Cole, H. A. Crawford, K. R. Crawford, Crosby, Daning, Delleney, Dillard, Douglas, Edge, Erickson, Felder, Finlay, Forrester, Funderburk, Gagnon, Gambrell, George, Gilliard, Goldfinch, Govan, Hamilton, Hardee, Hardwick, Harrell, Hart, Hayes, Henderson, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hixon, Hodges, Horne, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, King, Knight, Limehouse, Loftis, Long, Lowe, Lucas, Mack, McCoy, McEachern, M. S. McLeod, W. J. McLeod, Merrill, Mitchell, D. C. Moss, V. S. Moss, Munnerlyn, Murphy, Nanney, Neal, Newton, Norman, Norrell, R. L. Ott, Owens, Parks, Patrick, Pitts, Pope, Putnam, Quinn, Ridgeway, Riley, Rivers, Robinson-Simpson, Rutherford, Ryhal, Sabb, Sandifer, Sellers, Simrill, Skelton, G. M. Smith, G. R. Smith, J. E. Smith, J. R. Smith, Sottile, Southard, Spires, Stavrinakis, Stringer, Tallon, Taylor, Thayer, Toole, Vick, Weeks, Wells, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Williams, Willis and Wood: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE PROFOUND SORROW OF THE MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES UPON THE DEATH OF SARA FERGUSON BRUNER OF BATESBURG-LEESVILLE AND TO EXTEND THE DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO HER FAMILY AND MANY FRIENDS.

The Resolution was adopted.

HOUSE RESOLUTION

The following was introduced:

H. 4548 (Word version) -- Reps. Bernstein, Alexander, Allison, Anderson, Anthony, Atwater, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Branham, Brannon, G. A. Brown, R. L. Brown, Burns, Chumley, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Cole, H. A. Crawford, K. R. Crawford, Crosby, Daning, Delleney, Dillard, Douglas, Edge, Erickson, Felder, Finlay, Forrester, Funderburk, Gagnon, Gambrell, George, Gilliard, Goldfinch, Govan, Hamilton, Hardee, Hardwick, Harrell, Hart, Hayes, Henderson, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hixon, Hodges, Horne, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Kennedy, King, Knight, Limehouse, Loftis, Long, Lowe, Lucas, Mack, McCoy, McEachern, M. S. McLeod, W. J. McLeod, Merrill, Mitchell, D. C. Moss, V. S. Moss, Munnerlyn, Murphy, Nanney, Neal, Newton, Norman, Norrell, R. L. Ott, Owens, Parks, Patrick, Pitts, Pope, Putnam, Quinn, Ridgeway, Riley, Rivers, Robinson-Simpson, Rutherford, Ryhal, Sabb, Sandifer, Sellers, Simrill, Skelton, G. M. Smith, G. R. Smith, J. E. Smith, J. R. Smith, Sottile, Southard, Spires, Stavrinakis, Stringer, Tallon, Taylor, Thayer, Toole, Vick, Weeks, Wells, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Williams, Willis and Wood: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE THE COMPLEX AND DEVASTATING NATURE OF EATING-DISORDER ILLNESSES AND THE NEGATIVE IMPACT THEY HAVE ON INDIVIDUALS AFFECTED BY THEM, ON THEIR FAMILIES, AND ON THE GENERAL WELFARE OF OUR STATE; TO COMMEND ALL PROFESSIONALS WHO PROVIDE EATING-DISORDER CARE, PARTICULARLY THE EXCELLENT WORK IN TREATING EATING DISORDERS BY THE HEARTH CENTER FOR EATING DISORDERS IN RICHLAND COUNTY; TO SUPPORT NATIONAL EATING DISORDERS AWARENESS WEEK; AND TO DECLARE THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 2014, "EATING DISORDER AWARENESS DAY" IN SOUTH CAROLINA.

The Resolution was adopted.

HOUSE RESOLUTION

The following was introduced:

H. 4554 (Word version) -- Reps. Hosey, Cobb-Hunter, R. L. Ott and Govan: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR THE HUNTER-KINARD-TYLER HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL TEAM, COACHES, AND SCHOOL OFFICIALS FOR AN OUTSTANDING SEASON, AND TO CONGRATULATE THEM FOR WINNING THE CLASS A DIVISION II STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE.

The Resolution was adopted.

HOUSE RESOLUTION

The following was introduced:

H. 4555 (Word version) -- Reps. Hosey, Cobb-Hunter, R. L. Ott and Govan: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE HUNTER-KINARD-TYLER HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL TEAM OF ORANGEBURG COUNTY WITH THE 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 2013 SOUTH CAROLINA CLASS A DIVISION II STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE.

Be it resolved by the House of Representatives:

That the privilege of the floor of the South Carolina House of Representatives be extended to the Hunter-Kinard-Tyler High School football team of Orangeburg County with the 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 2013 South Carolina Class A Division II State Championship title.

The Resolution was adopted.

INTRODUCTION OF BILLS

The following Bills were introduced, read the first time, and referred to appropriate committees:

H. 4549 (Word version) -- Reps. Atwater, Ballentine, Taylor, Norman, Felder, Gagnon and Toole: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 11-11-75 SO AS TO REQUIRE THE ANNUAL STATE BUDGET TO EMPLOY A ZERO-BASED BUDGET PROCESS IN BOTH THE PREPARATION OF THE GOVERNOR'S PROPOSED STATE BUDGET AND IN THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY'S CONSIDERATION OF THE STATE BUDGET BEGINNING JULY 1, 2015, AND EVERY SECOND FISCAL YEAR THEREAFTER.
Referred to Committee on Ways and Means

H. 4550 (Word version) -- Rep. Parks: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 40-35-20, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS CONCERNING LONG TERM HEALTH CARE ADMINISTRATORS, SO AS TO REVISE AND ADD NECESSARY DEFINITIONS; TO AMEND SECTION 40-35-40, RELATING TO THE LICENSURE OF LONG TERM HEALTH CARE ADMINISTRATORS, SO AS TO REVISE LICENSURE CRITERIA; AND TO AMEND SECTION 40-35-200, RELATING TO THE PROHIBITION AGAINST A PERSON ACTING OR SERVING IN THE CAPACITY OF A NURSING HOME ADMINISTRATOR OR RESIDENTIAL CARE FACILITY ADMINISTRATOR WITHOUT A LICENSE, SO AS TO MAKE A CONFORMING CHANGE.
Referred to Committee on Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs

H. 4551 (Word version) -- Reps. Limehouse, Sottile and Hardwick: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 50-5-1705, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAW OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO CATCH LIMITS FOR CERTAIN SPECIES OF FISH, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IT IS UNLAWFUL TO TAKE OR POSSESS A GREAT WHITE SHARK (CARCHARODON CARCHARIAS), AND TO PROVIDE THAT ANY GREAT WHITE SHARK THAT IS CAUGHT MUST BE RELEASED IMMEDIATELY AND MUST REMAIN
COMPLETELY IN THE WATER AT ALL TIMES WHILE BEING UNHOOKED AND RELEASED.
Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs

H. 4552 (Word version) -- Rep. Taylor: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 47-9-70 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL MAY NOT ISSUE A PERMIT TO ALLOW A PERSON TO CONSTRUCT A CONFINED POULTRY OPERATION UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES, AND TO PROVIDE A DEFINITION FOR THE TERM "RESIDENCE".
Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs

H. 4553 (Word version) -- Rep. Skelton: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 44-95-10, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE CITATION OF CHAPTER 95, TITLE 44 AS THE "CLEAN INDOOR AIR ACT OF 1990", SO AS TO CHANGE THE CHAPTER CITATION TO THE "CLEAN AIR ACT OF 2014"; TO AMEND SECTION 44-95-20, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO AREAS WHERE SMOKING IS PROHIBITED, SO AS TO ALSO PROHIBIT THE USE OF ELECTRONIC CIGARETTES IN THESE AREAS; TO PROVIDE THAT SMOKING ALSO IS PROHIBITED WITHIN FIFTEEN FEET OF THE ENTRANCE TO OR EXIT FROM THESE AREAS; TO DELETE REFERENCES TO "INDOOR"; TO ALSO PROHIBIT SMOKING IN PUBLIC OUTDOOR GATED FACILITIES WHERE ATHLETIC EVENTS AND OTHER EVENTS ARE HELD; TO STATE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS OF THIS SECTION; AND TO RENAME CHAPTER 95, TITLE 44 THE "CLEAN AIR ACT".
Rep. SKELTON asked unanimous consent to have the Bill placed on the Calendar without reference.
Rep. BEDINGFIELD objected.
Referred to Committee on Judiciary

ROLL CALL

The roll call of the House of Representatives was taken resulting as follows:

Alexander              Allison                Anderson
Anthony                Atwater                Bales
Ballentine             Barfield               Bedingfield
Bernstein              Bingham                Bowen
Bowers                 Branham                Brannon
G. A. Brown            R. L. Brown            Burns
Chumley                Clemmons               Clyburn
Cobb-Hunter            Cole                   H. A. Crawford
Crosby                 Daning                 Delleney
Dillard                Douglas                Edge
Erickson               Felder                 Finlay
Forrester              Funderburk             Gagnon
George                 Gilliard               Hamilton
Hardee                 Hardwick               Harrell
Hayes                  Henderson              Herbkersman
Hiott                  Hixon                  Hodges
Hosey                  Howard                 Huggins
Jefferson              Kennedy                King
Limehouse              Loftis                 Long
Lowe                   Lucas                  Mack
McCoy                  McEachern              M. S. McLeod
W. J. McLeod           Merrill                D. C. Moss
V. S. Moss             Munnerlyn              Murphy
Nanney                 Newton                 R. L. Ott
Owens                  Parks                  Patrick
Pitts                  Pope                   Putnam
Ridgeway               Riley                  Rivers
Robinson-Simpson       Rutherford             Ryhal
Sabb                   Sandifer               Sellers
Simrill                Skelton                G. M. Smith
G. R. Smith            J. R. Smith            Sottile
Southard               Spires                 Tallon
Taylor                 Thayer                 Toole
Weeks                  Wells                  Whipper
White                  Whitmire               Williams
Willis                 Wood

STATEMENT OF ATTENDANCE

I came in after the roll call and was present for the Session on Thursday, January 23.

Bruce W. Bannister                Jerry Govan
Chris Hart                        Jenny A. Horne
Richard "Rick" Quinn              James E. Smith
Patsy Knight                      Joseph Neal

Total Present--115

LEAVE OF ABSENCE

The SPEAKER granted Rep. NORRELL a leave of absence for the day due to a family commitment .

LEAVE OF ABSENCE

The SPEAKER granted Rep. GAMBRELL a leave of absence for the day due to medical reasons.

LEAVE OF ABSENCE

The SPEAKER granted Rep. GOLDFINCH a leave of absence for the day due to family reasons.

LEAVE OF ABSENCE

The SPEAKER granted Rep. K. R. CRAWFORD a leave of absence for the day due to business reasons.

LEAVE OF ABSENCE

The SPEAKER granted Rep. STAVRINAKIS a leave of absence for the day due to a court appearance.

LEAVE OF ABSENCE

The SPEAKER granted Rep. STRINGER a leave of absence for the day due to business reasons.

DOCTOR OF THE DAY

Announcement was made that Dr. Patricia Witherspoon was the Doctor of the Day for the General Assembly.

SPECIAL PRESENTATION

Reps. BALLENTINE and HUGGINS presented to the House the Dutch Fork High School Football Team, coaches, and other school officials.

SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE IN CHAIR

SPECIAL PRESENTATION

Reps. LONG and FELDER presented to the House the Nation Ford High School Marching Band, directors, and other school officials.

CO-SPONSORS ADDED

In accordance with House Rule 5.2 below:
"5.2   Every bill before presentation shall have its title endorsed; every report, its title at length; every petition, memorial, or other paper, its prayer or substance; and, in every instance, the name of the member presenting any paper shall be endorsed and the papers shall be presented by the member to the Speaker at the desk. A member may add his name to a bill or resolution or a co-sponsor of a bill or resolution may remove his name at any time prior to the bill or resolution receiving passage on second reading. The member or co-sponsor shall notify the Clerk of the House in writing of his desire to have his name added or removed from the bill or resolution. The Clerk of the House shall print the member's or co-sponsor's written notification in the House Journal. The removal or addition of a name does not apply to a bill or resolution sponsored by a committee."

CO-SPONSOR ADDED

Bill Number:   H. 4543 (Word version)
Date:   ADD:
01/23/14   V. S. MOSS

CO-SPONSOR ADDED

Bill Number:   H. 4493 (Word version)
Date:   ADD:
01/23/14   LONG

SENT TO THE SENATE

The following Bills were taken up, read the third time, and ordered sent to the Senate:

H. 3764 (Word version) -- Reps. Long, K. R. Crawford, Norrell, Knight, Erickson, Barfield, Delleney, Dillard, Douglas, Gagnon, Henderson, Loftis, Newton, Pope, Ridgeway, Spires, Stringer and Wood: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, SO AS TO ENACT THE "NONEMBRYONIC AND NONFETAL CELL THERAPY ACT" BY ADDING ARTICLE 15 TO CHAPTER 43, TITLE 44 SO AS TO AUTHORIZE THE ESTABLISHMENT AND OPERATION OF NONEMBRYONIC AND NONFETAL CELL OR TISSUE BANKS; TO DEFINE NONEMBRYONIC AND NONFETAL CELL FOR PURPOSES OF THE ARTICLE; TO PROHIBIT STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENTAL AUTHORITIES FROM REGULATING NONEMBRYONIC AND NONFETAL CELL OR TISSUE BANKS OR FROM TAKING DISCIPLINARY ACTION OR IMPOSING PENALTIES OR CIVIL OR CRIMINAL LIABILITY FOR ENGAGING IN ACTIVITIES AUTHORIZED BY THIS ARTICLE; TO PROHIBIT LICENSING BOARDS FROM ABSOLVING THEMSELVES OF THE RESPONSIBILITY TO REGULATE LICENSEES OR TO REGULATE PROCEDURES USED TO PERFORM THE ACTIVITIES PERMITTED PURSUANT TO THIS ARTICLE; TO PROHIBIT IMMUNITY FROM PENALTIES OR CIVIL AND CRIMINAL LIABILITY FOR INDIVIDUALS WHO FAIL TO EXERCISE REASONABLE CARE IN PROVIDING SERVICES PURSUANT TO THIS ARTICLE; AND TO ESTABLISH QUALIFICATIONS AND LIMITATIONS PERTAINING TO THE PURCHASE, COMPOUNDING, DELIVERY, AND ADMINISTRATION OF NONEMBRYONIC AND NONFETAL CELLS.

H. 4521 (Word version) -- Reps. Newton, Herbkersman and Bowers: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 7-7-330, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE DESIGNATION OF VOTING PRECINCTS IN JASPER COUNTY, SO AS TO ADD A PRECINCT AND TO REDESIGNATE THE MAP NUMBER ON WHICH THE NAME OF THESE PRECINCTS MAY BE FOUND AND MAINTAINED BY THE OFFICE OF RESEARCH AND STATISTICS OF THE STATE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD.

H. 4482--COMMITTED

The following Bill was taken up:

H. 4482 (Word version) -- Rep. Ridgeway: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 1-1-691 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE WOOLY MAMMOTH IS DESIGNATED AS THE OFFICIAL STATE FOSSIL OF SOUTH CAROLINA.

Rep. BARFIELD moved to commit the Bill to the Committee on Education and Public Works, which was agreed to.

H. 4541--AMENDED AND ORDERED TO THIRD READING

The following Bill was taken up:

H. 4541 (Word version) -- Rep. Barfield: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 50-13-325, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE TAKING OF CERTAIN NONGAME FISH IN GILL NETS AND SHAD NETS, SO AS TO REVISE THE RESTRICTIONS PLACED ON SETTING NETS ALONG THE LITTLE PEE DEE RIVER UPSTREAM OF PUNCH BOWL LANDING.

Rep. BARFIELD proposed the following Amendment No. 1 to H. 4541 (COUNCIL\SWB\4541C001.SWB.CM14), which was adopted:
Amend the bill, as and if amended, Section 50-13-325(A), as contained in SECTION 1, by inserting / or / before / drifted / on line 39, page 1.
Renumber sections to conform.
Amend title to conform.

Rep. BARFIELD explained the amendment.
The amendment was then adopted.

Rep. BARFIELD explained the Bill.

The yeas and nays were taken resulting as follows:

Yeas 97; Nays 0

Those who voted in the affirmative are:

Anderson               Atwater                Bales
Ballentine             Bannister              Barfield
Bedingfield            Bingham                Bowen
Bowers                 Branham                Brannon
G. A. Brown            R. L. Brown            Burns
Chumley                Clemmons               Clyburn
Cobb-Hunter            Cole                   H. A. Crawford
Crosby                 Delleney               Dillard
Douglas                Erickson               Felder
Finlay                 Forrester              Funderburk
Gagnon                 George                 Hamilton
Hardee                 Hardwick               Harrell
Hart                   Hayes                  Henderson
Herbkersman            Hiott                  Hixon
Hodges                 Hosey                  Howard
Huggins                Jefferson              Kennedy
King                   Limehouse              Loftis
Long                   Lowe                   Lucas
Mack                   McCoy                  McEachern
M. S. McLeod           W. J. McLeod           Merrill
D. C. Moss             V. S. Moss             Munnerlyn
Murphy                 Nanney                 R. L. Ott
Owens                  Parks                  Patrick
Pitts                  Pope                   Putnam
Quinn                  Ridgeway               Riley
Robinson-Simpson       Ryhal                  Sabb
Sellers                Simrill                Skelton
G. M. Smith            J. R. Smith            Sottile
Southard               Spires                 Tallon
Taylor                 Thayer                 Toole
Weeks                  Wells                  Whipper
White                  Williams               Willis
Wood

Total--97

Those who voted in the negative are:

Total--0

So, the Bill, as amended, was read the second time and ordered to third reading.

H. 4541--ORDERED TO BE READ THIRD TIME TOMORROW

On motion of Rep. BARFIELD, with unanimous consent, it was ordered that H. 4541 (Word version) be read the third time tomorrow.

H. 4527--RECALLED AND REFERRED TO
COMMITTEE ON MEDICAL, MILITARY,
PUBLIC AND MUNICIPAL AFFAIRS

On motion of Rep. OWENS, with unanimous consent, the following Bill was ordered recalled from the Committee on Education and Public Works and was referred to the Committee on Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs:

H. 4527 (Word version) -- Reps. Felder, D. C. Moss, Brannon, Allison, Daning, Crosby, V. S. Moss, Hosey, Sottile, Clyburn, Kennedy, Spires, Quinn, R. L. Brown, Cole, Forrester, Pope, Rivers and Wood: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 53-3-195 SO AS TO ESTABLISH "A DAY OF RECOGNITION FOR VETERANS' SPOUSES AND FAMILIES" ON THE DAY AFTER THANKSGIVING DAY EACH YEAR.

R. 94, H. 3342--GOVERNOR'S VETO SUSTAINED

The Veto on the following Act was taken up:

(R. 94) H. 3342 (Word version) -- Reps. Hart and King: AN ACT TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 17-15-175 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT AFTER AN INITIAL APPEARANCE, A CIRCUIT COURT JUDGE MAY NOT ISSUE A BENCH WARRANT FOR FAILURE TO APPEAR UPON MOTION BY A SOLICITOR UNLESS THE SOLICITOR HAS POSTED CERTAIN NOTICE BEFORE THE BENCH WARRANT IS ISSUED AND TO PROVIDE AN EXCEPTION.

Rep. WEEKS explained the Veto.

The question was put, shall the Act become a part of the law, the Veto of her Excellency, the Governor to the contrary notwithstanding, the yeas and nays were taken resulting as follows:

Yeas 39; Nays 67

Those who voted in the affirmative are:

Alexander              Anderson               Bannister
Branham                Brannon                G. A. Brown
R. L. Brown            Clyburn                Cobb-Hunter
Delleney               Dillard                Douglas
Funderburk             Gilliard               Hart
Hodges                 Horne                  Hosey
Howard                 Jefferson              King
Lucas                  Mack                   McEachern
M. S. McLeod           W. J. McLeod           Munnerlyn
Murphy                 Newton                 R. L. Ott
Parks                  Pitts                  Ridgeway
Robinson-Simpson       Sellers                Spires
Weeks                  Whipper                Williams

Total--39

Those who voted in the negative are:

Allison                Anthony                Atwater
Bales                  Ballentine             Barfield
Bedingfield            Bingham                Bowen
Bowers                 Burns                  Chumley
Clemmons               Cole                   H. A. Crawford
Crosby                 Daning                 Edge
Erickson               Felder                 Finlay
Forrester              Gagnon                 George
Hamilton               Hardee                 Hardwick
Hayes                  Henderson              Hiott
Hixon                  Huggins                Kennedy
Limehouse              Loftis                 Long
Lowe                   McCoy                  D. C. Moss
V. S. Moss             Nanney                 Owens
Patrick                Pope                   Putnam
Quinn                  Riley                  Rivers
Ryhal                  Sabb                   Sandifer
Simrill                Skelton                G. M. Smith
G. R. Smith            J. R. Smith            Sottile
Southard               Tallon                 Taylor
Thayer                 Toole                  Wells
White                  Whitmire               Willis
Wood

Total--67

So, the Veto of the Governor was sustained and a message was ordered sent to the Senate accordingly.

LEAVE OF ABSENCE

The SPEAKER granted Rep. G. A. BROWN a leave of absence for the remainder of the day.

LEAVE OF ABSENCE

The SPEAKER granted Rep. FINLAY a leave of absence for the remainder of the day to attend a funeral.

S. 308--SENATE AMENDMENTS CONCURRED IN AND BILL ENROLLED

The Senate Amendments to the following Bill were taken up for consideration:

S. 308 (Word version) -- Senators Bennett, Shealy, Grooms, Hembree, L. Martin, Massey, Campbell, Turner, Thurmond, Bryant, Verdin, S. Martin, Davis, Bright, Corbin, Campsen, Fair and Cromer: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 16-23-465 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO THE CARRYING OF A CONCEALED WEAPON IN A BUSINESS THAT SELLS ALCOHOL TO BE CONSUMED ON THE PREMISES, TO PERMIT THE POSSESSION OF A WEAPON UNLESS NOTICE OF A PROHIBITION IS PROVIDED BY THE BUSINESS, TO PROHIBIT THE CONSUMPTION OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES IN A BUSINESS BY SOMEONE CARRYING A FIREARM, AND TO REDUCE THE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS.

Rep. W. J. MCLEOD moved to adjourn debate upon the Senate Amendments until Tuesday, January 28.

Rep. PITTS moved to table the motion, which was agreed to.
Rep. PITTS spoke in favor of the Senate Amendments.
Rep. W. J. MCLEOD spoke against the Senate Amendments.

Rep. ANDERSON moved that the House do now adjourn.

Rep. SIMRILL demanded the yeas and nays which were taken, resulting as follows:

Yeas 16; Nays 70

Those who voted in the affirmative are:

Anderson               Anthony                R. L. Brown
Cobb-Hunter            Dillard                Douglas
Gilliard               Hosey                  Jefferson
Mack                   M. S. McLeod           W. J. McLeod
R. L. Ott              Robinson-Simpson       Whipper
Williams

Total--16

Those who voted in the negative are:

Allison                Atwater                Bales
Ballentine             Barfield               Bedingfield
Bingham                Bowen                  Bowers
Brannon                Burns                  Chumley
Clemmons               Cole                   H. A. Crawford
Crosby                 Daning                 Delleney
Erickson               Felder                 Forrester
Funderburk             Gagnon                 Hamilton
Hardee                 Hardwick               Henderson
Herbkersman            Hiott                  Hixon
Horne                  Huggins                Kennedy
Limehouse              Loftis                 Long
Lowe                   Lucas                  McCoy
D. C. Moss             V. S. Moss             Munnerlyn
Murphy                 Nanney                 Newton
Owens                  Patrick                Pitts
Pope                   Putnam                 Quinn
Ridgeway               Rivers                 Ryhal
Sandifer               Sellers                Simrill
G. M. Smith            G. R. Smith            J. R. Smith
Sottile                Southard               Tallon
Taylor                 Thayer                 Toole
Wells                  Whitmire               Willis
Wood

Total--70

So, the House refused to adjourn.

LEAVE OF ABSENCE

The SPEAKER granted Rep. SPIRES a leave of absence for the remainder of the day due to business reasons.

Rep. W. J. MCLEOD continued speaking.

Rep. W. J. MCLEOD moved to continue the Bill.

Rep. CLEMMONS demanded the yeas and nays which were taken, resulting as follows:

Yeas 17; Nays 85

Those who voted in the affirmative are:

Alexander              R. L. Brown            Cobb-Hunter
Dillard                Gilliard               Hart
Hodges                 Howard                 Jefferson
Mack                   M. S. McLeod           W. J. McLeod
Parks                  Robinson-Simpson       Sabb
Whipper                Williams

Total--17

Those who voted in the negative are:

Allison                Anthony                Atwater
Bales                  Ballentine             Barfield
Bedingfield            Bernstein              Bingham
Bowen                  Bowers                 Branham
Brannon                Burns                  Chumley
Clemmons               Cole                   H. A. Crawford
Crosby                 Daning                 Delleney
Douglas                Edge                   Erickson
Felder                 Forrester              Funderburk
Gagnon                 George                 Govan
Hamilton               Hardee                 Hardwick
Hayes                  Henderson              Hiott
Hixon                  Horne                  Hosey
Huggins                Kennedy                Limehouse
Loftis                 Lowe                   Lucas
McCoy                  McEachern              Merrill
D. C. Moss             V. S. Moss             Munnerlyn
Murphy                 Nanney                 Newton
R. L. Ott              Owens                  Patrick
Pitts                  Pope                   Putnam
Quinn                  Ridgeway               Riley
Rivers                 Rutherford             Ryhal
Sandifer               Sellers                Simrill
G. M. Smith            G. R. Smith            J. E. Smith
J. R. Smith            Sottile                Southard
Tallon                 Taylor                 Thayer
Toole                  Weeks                  Wells
White                  Whitmire               Willis
Wood

Total--85

So, the House refused to continue the Bill.

The question then recurred to concurrence in the Senate amendments.

The yeas and nays were taken resulting as follows:

Yeas 90; Nays 18

Those who voted in the affirmative are:

Allison                Anthony                Atwater
Bales                  Ballentine             Bannister
Barfield               Bedingfield            Bernstein
Bingham                Bowen                  Bowers
Branham                Brannon                Burns
Chumley                Clemmons               Clyburn
Cole                   H. A. Crawford         Crosby
Daning                 Delleney               Douglas
Edge                   Erickson               Felder
Forrester              Funderburk             Gagnon
George                 Govan                  Hamilton
Hardee                 Hardwick               Harrell
Hayes                  Henderson              Herbkersman
Hiott                  Hixon                  Horne
Hosey                  Huggins                Kennedy
Limehouse              Loftis                 Long
Lowe                   Lucas                  McCoy
McEachern              W. J. McLeod           Merrill
D. C. Moss             V. S. Moss             Munnerlyn
Murphy                 Nanney                 Newton
R. L. Ott              Owens                  Patrick
Pitts                  Pope                   Putnam
Quinn                  Ridgeway               Riley
Rivers                 Rutherford             Ryhal
Sandifer               Sellers                Simrill
G. M. Smith            G. R. Smith            J. E. Smith
J. R. Smith            Sottile                Tallon
Taylor                 Thayer                 Toole
Weeks                  Wells                  White
Whitmire               Willis                 Wood

Total--90

Those who voted in the negative are:

Alexander              R. L. Brown            Cobb-Hunter
Dillard                Gilliard               Hart
Hodges                 Howard                 Jefferson
Mack                   M. S. McLeod           Parks
Robinson-Simpson       Sabb                   Skelton
Southard               Whipper                Williams

Total--18

The Senate Amendments were agreed to, and the Bill having received three readings in both Houses, it was ordered that the title be changed to that of an Act, and that it be enrolled for ratification.

RECORD FOR VOTING

If I had been present for the vote on S. 308, I would have voted in favor of concurring in the Senate Amendments to the Bill.

Rep. Kirkman Finlay

H. 4484--ADOPTED AND SENT TO SENATE

The following Concurrent Resolution was taken up:

H. 4484 (Word version) -- Reps. Hodges, R. L. Brown and Knight: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION NAME THE INTERSECTION LOCATED AT THE JUNCTURE OF AUGUSTA HIGHWAY (SC 61) AND SIDNEY'S ROAD (S-21) IN COLLETON COUNTY "GRUBER'S CROSSROADS", AND ERECT APPROPRIATE MARKERS OR SIGNS AT THIS INTERSECTION THAT CONTAIN THE WORDS "GRUBER'S CROSSROADS".

The Concurrent Resolution was adopted and sent to the Senate.

H. 4506--ADOPTED AND SENT TO SENATE

The following Concurrent Resolution was taken up:

H. 4506 (Word version) -- Reps. Gagnon, Gambrell and Putnam: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION NAME THE PORTION OF SOUTH CAROLINA HIGHWAY 187 IN ANDERSON COUNTY FROM ITS INTERSECTION WITH UNITED STATES HIGHWAY 29 TO ITS INTERSECTION WITH SOUTH CAROLINA HIGHWAY 181 "PAUL ROBISON EARLE MEMORIAL HIGHWAY", AND ERECT APPROPRIATE MARKERS OR SIGNS ALONG THIS PORTION OF HIGHWAY THAT CONTAIN THE WORDS "PAUL ROBISON EARLE MEMORIAL HIGHWAY".

The Concurrent Resolution was adopted and sent to the Senate.

H. 4385--ADOPTED AND SENT TO SENATE

The following Concurrent Resolution was taken up:

H. 4385 (Word version) -- Rep. Parks: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION NAME THE PORTION OF UNITED STATES HIGHWAY 178 IN GREENWOOD COUNTY FROM ITS INTERSECTION WITH "MAYS CROSSROADS" TO ITS INTERSECTION WITH UNITED STATES HIGHWAY 25 "DR. BENJAMIN E. MAYS HIGHWAY", AND THAT APPROPRIATE MARKERS OR SIGNS BE ERECTED ALONG THIS PORTION OF HIGHWAY THAT CONTAIN THE WORDS "DR. BENJAMIN E. MAYS HIGHWAY".

The Concurrent Resolution was adopted and sent to the Senate.

H. 4394--ADOPTED AND SENT TO SENATE

The following Concurrent Resolution was taken up:

H. 4394 (Word version) -- Rep. Allison: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION ERECT APPROPRIATE DEDICATION SIGNS AT THE INTERSECTION OF HIGHWAY 14 AND INTERSTATE HIGHWAY 85 IN GREENVILLE COUNTY THAT CONTAIN THE WORDS "GIBBS CANCER CENTER & RESEARCH INSTITUTE-PELHAM", AND ERECT APPROPRIATE DEDICATION SIGNS AT THE INTERSECTION OF INTERSTATE HIGHWAYS 585 AND 85 IN SPARTANBURG COUNTY THAT CONTAIN THE WORDS "GIBBS CANCER CENTER & RESEARCH INSTITUTE".

The Concurrent Resolution was adopted and sent to the Senate.

H. 4441--ADOPTED AND SENT TO SENATE

The following Concurrent Resolution was taken up:

H. 4441 (Word version) -- Rep. Bannister: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION NAME THE PORTION OF UNITED STATES HIGHWAY 521 IN GEORGETOWN COUNTY FROM ITS INTERSECTION WITH BRICK CHIMNEY ROAD TO ITS INTERSECTION WITH DISHER STREET "LARRY HOLLIDAY MEMORIAL HIGHWAY" AND ERECT APPROPRIATE MARKERS OR SIGNS ALONG THIS PORTION OF HIGHWAY THAT CONTAIN THE WORDS "LARRY HOLLIDAY MEMORIAL HIGHWAY".

The Concurrent Resolution was adopted and sent to the Senate.

H. 4395--ADOPTED AND SENT TO SENATE

The following Concurrent Resolution was taken up:

H. 4395 (Word version) -- Rep. Bales: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION NAME THE INTERSECTION LOCATED AT THE JUNCTURE OF UNITED STATES HIGHWAY 601 AND REYNOLDS ROAD IN THE TOWN OF EASTOVER IN HONOR OF ELIZABETH WORKMAN DEVEAUX, AND ERECT APPROPRIATE SIGNS OR MARKERS AT THIS INTERSECTION THAT CONTAIN THE WORDS "ELIZABETH WORKMAN DEVEAUX INTERSECTION".

The Concurrent Resolution was adopted and sent to the Senate.

RECURRENCE TO THE MORNING HOUR

Rep. HIOTT moved that the House recur to the morning hour, which was agreed to.

REGULATIONS RECEIVED

The following were received and referred to the appropriate committees for consideration:

Document No. 4439
Agency: Board of Examiners in Psychology
Statutory Authority: 1976 Code Sections 40-1-70 and 40-55-40(d)
Requirements of Licensure in the Practice of Psychology
Received by Speaker of the House of Representatives
January 23, 2014
Referred to Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs Committee
Legislative Review Expiration May 23, 2014

Document No. 4435
Agency: Building Codes Council
Statutory Authority: 1976 Code Sections 6-9-40 and 6-9-63(E)
IRC Section R312.2 Window Fall Protection
Received by Speaker of the House of Representatives
January 23, 2014
Referred to Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee
Legislative Review Expiration May 23, 2014

Document No. 4438
Agency: Manufactured Housing Board
Statutory Authority: 1976 Code Sections 40-1-70 and 40-29-200(B)(1)
Financial Responsibility
Received by Speaker of the House of Representatives
January 23, 2014
Referred to Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee
Legislative Review Expiration May 23, 2014

Document No. 4437
Agency: Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation
Statutory Authority: 1976 Code Sections 40-1-50 and 40-1-70
Establish and Amend Schedules of Fees for Certain Professional and Occupational Licensing Boards and Commissions
Received by Speaker of the House of Representatives
January 23, 2014
Referred to Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee
Legislative Review Expiration May 23, 2014

Document No. 4436
Agency: Board of Registration for Foresters
Statutory Authority: 1976 Code Sections 40-1-70 and 48-27-80
Board of Registration for Foresters
Received by Speaker of the House of Representatives
January 23, 2014
Referred to Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs Committee
Legislative Review Expiration May 23, 2014

Document No. 4426
Agency: Real Estate Appraisers Board
Statutory Authority: 1976 Code Sections 40-1-70 and 40-60-10(I)(3)
Real Estate Appraisers Board
Received by Speaker of the House of Representatives
January 23, 2014
Referred to Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee
Legislative Review Expiration May 23, 2014

MESSAGE FROM THE SENATE

Columbia, S.C., January 23, 2014
Mr. Speaker and Members of the House:

The Senate respectfully invites your Honorable Body to attend in the Senate Chamber at 12:30 p.m. today for the purpose of ratifying Acts.

Very respectfully,
President

On motion of Rep. DELLENEY the invitation was accepted.

REPORT OF STANDING COMMITTEE

Rep. BARFIELD, from the Committee on Invitations and Memorial Resolutions, submitted a favorable report on:

H. 4537 (Word version) -- Rep. Hardee: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION NAME THE INTERSECTION LOCATED AT THE JUNCTION OF HIGHWAY S-26-19 AND HIGHWAY S-26-139 IN HORRY COUNTY "DORMANS CROSSROADS" AND ERECT APPROPRIATE MARKERS OR SIGNS AT THIS LOCATION THAT CONTAIN THE WORDS "DORMANS CROSSROADS".
Ordered for consideration tomorrow.

HOUSE RESOLUTION

The following was introduced:

H. 4556 (Word version) -- Reps. 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 DEATH OF DAVID LEON EVANS, JR., OF SUMTER AND TO EXTEND THE DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO HIS FAMILY AND MANY FRIENDS.

The Resolution was adopted.

HOUSE RESOLUTION

The following was introduced:

H. 4557 (Word version) -- Reps. G. M. Smith, Weeks, Alexander, Allison, Anderson, Anthony, Atwater, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Bedingfield, Bernstein, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Branham, Brannon, G. A. Brown, R. L. Brown, Burns, Chumley, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Cole, H. A. Crawford, K. R. Crawford, Crosby, Daning, Delleney, Dillard, Douglas, Edge, Erickson, Felder, Finlay, Forrester, Funderburk, Gagnon, Gambrell, George, Gilliard, Goldfinch, Govan, Hamilton, Hardee, Hardwick, Harrell, Hart, Hayes, Henderson, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hixon, Hodges, Horne, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Kennedy, King, Knight, Limehouse, Loftis, Long, Lowe, Lucas, Mack, McCoy, McEachern, M. S. McLeod, W. J. McLeod, Merrill, Mitchell, D. C. Moss, V. S. Moss, Munnerlyn, Murphy, Nanney, Neal, Newton, Norman, Norrell, R. L. Ott, Owens, Parks, Patrick, Pitts, Pope, Putnam, Quinn, Ridgeway, Riley, Rivers, Robinson-Simpson, Rutherford, Ryhal, Sabb, Sandifer, Sellers, Simrill, Skelton, G. R. Smith, J. E. Smith, J. R. Smith, Sottile, Southard, Spires, Stavrinakis, Stringer, Tallon, Taylor, Thayer, Toole, Vick, Wells, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Williams, Willis and Wood: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE PROFOUND SORROW OF THE MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES UPON THE DEATH OF MAJOR GENERAL THOMAS R. OLSEN, USAF, RETIRED, OF SUMTER AND TO EXTEND THE DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO HIS FAMILY AND MANY FRIENDS.

The Resolution was adopted.

CONCURRENT RESOLUTION

The following was introduced:

H. 4558 (Word version) -- Rep. Bedingfield: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR THE FORK SHOALS HISTORICAL SOCIETY FOR ITS VITAL ROLE IN PRESERVING THE HISTORY OF SOUTHERN GREENVILLE COUNTY.

The Concurrent Resolution was agreed to and ordered sent to the Senate.

CONCURRENT RESOLUTION

The following was introduced:

H. 4559 (Word version) -- Reps. McCoy, Merrill, Erickson, Stavrinakis, Daning, Crosby, Rivers, Patrick, Sottile, Whipper, Newton, Gilliard, Mack, Murphy, Limehouse, R. L. Brown, Harrell and Horne: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO MEMORIALIZE THE CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES TO ENACT SENATE BILL S.1846, THE HOMEOWNER FLOOD INSURANCE AFFORDABILITY ACT OF 2013, IN ORDER TO DELAY FLOOD INSURANCE RATE INCREASES CAUSED BY THE BIGGERT-WATERS FLOOD INSURANCE REFORM ACT OF 2012, AND TO REQUIRE THE FEDERAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY TO STUDY THE AFFORDABILITY OF THAT ACT ON PROPERTY OWNERS AND TO IMPLEMENT AN ACCURATE FLOOD MAPPING APPROACH BEFORE RAISING FLOOD INSURANCE RATES; AND TO UNDERTAKE EFFORTS TO DEVELOP A LONG-TERM SOLUTION TO ENSURING AN AFFORDABLE, ACCESSIBLE, AND SUSTAINABLE FLOOD INSURANCE PROGRAM.
The Concurrent Resolution was ordered referred to the Committee on Invitations and Memorial Resolutions.

INTRODUCTION OF BILLS

The following Bills were introduced, read the first time, and referred to appropriate committees:

H. 4560 (Word version) -- Rep. G. M. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 17-1-40, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DESTRUCTION OR EXPUNGEMENT OF CERTAIN ARREST AND BOOKING RECORDS UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE RETENTION OF EVIDENCE GATHERED, INCIDENT REPORTS, AND INVESTIGATIVE FILES PRODUCED AS A RESULT OF A LAW ENFORCEMENT ACTION, PROVIDE THAT THESE MATERIALS ARE NOT SUBJECT TO AN EXPUNGEMENT ORDER, AND AUTHORIZE REDACTION OF CERTAIN INFORMATION FOLLOWING A NO CONVICTION DISPOSITION OF THE CRIMINAL CHARGE.
Referred to Committee on Judiciary

H. 4561 (Word version) -- Reps. Hixon, King, Hodges, Simrill, Huggins, Ballentine, Brannon, Hiott, Hardwick, Bales, Knight, Clyburn, Southard, Tallon, Skelton, Erickson, Sottile, Limehouse, Stavrinakis, McCoy, Parks, Crosby, Anthony, Mitchell, Bowen, H. A. Crawford, Robinson-Simpson, Toole, Kennedy, Patrick, Bowers, Atwater, Bedingfield, Williams, M. S. McLeod, G. R. Smith, George, Putnam, Allison, Burns, Chumley, Clemmons, Cobb-Hunter, Daning, Delleney, Dillard, Edge, Felder, Forrester, Funderburk, Gagnon, Hamilton, Hardee, Hart, Hayes, Henderson, Horne, Hosey, Jefferson, Loftis, Long, Lowe, Lucas, W. J. McLeod, V. S. Moss, Murphy, Newton, Norman, Owens, Pitts, Pope, Ridgeway, Riley, Rutherford, Sabb, Sandifer, J. R. Smith, Taylor, Thayer, Wells, White, Whitmire, Willis and Wood: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING CHAPTER 20 TO TITLE 50 SO AS TO AUTHORIZE THE SOUTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES TO ENTER INTO THE INTERSTATE BOATING VIOLATOR COMPACT.
Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs

H. 4562 (Word version) -- Reps. Limehouse, Whipper, McCoy, Sottile, Gilliard, R. L. Brown, Anderson, Barfield, Spires and Tallon: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 16-3-760 SO AS TO ENACT THE "KNOCKOUT GAME PREVENTION ACT", TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON WHO COMMITS AN ASSAULT AND BATTERY UPON ANOTHER PERSON WITH INTENT TO CAUSE THAT PERSON TO LOSE CONSCIOUSNESS IS GUILTY OF THE OFFENSE OF ASSAULT AND BATTERY OF A HIGH AND AGGRAVATED NATURE AND MUST BE PUNISHED AS PROVIDED FOR THAT OFFENSE, TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON WHO VIOLATES THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION MAY BE TRIED AS AN ADULT UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES, AND TO PROVIDE THAT A CONVICTION PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION IS CONSIDERED EVIDENCE OF CRIMINAL GANG ACTIVITY; AND TO AMEND SECTION 16-8-230, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS FOR PURPOSES OF THE CRIMINAL GANG PREVENTION ACT, SO AS TO REVISE THE DEFINITION OF "CRIMINAL GANG ACTIVITY" TO INCLUDE AN OFFENSE PURSUANT TO THE KNOCKOUT GAME PREVENTION ACT.
Referred to Committee on Judiciary

H. 4563 (Word version) -- Rep. Skelton: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-28-310, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE USER FEE ON GASOLINE AND DIESEL FUEL, SO AS TO INCREASE THE FEE EACH YEAR FOR THE NEXT THREE YEARS BY FIVE CENTS A GALLON, TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT TO ADJUST THE USER FEE TWICE A YEAR BASED ON THE CHANGE IN THE WHOLESALE PRICE OF MOTOR FUEL, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE USER FEE MAY NOT EXCEED THE AVERAGE STATE FEE CHARGED IN NORTH CAROLINA AND GEORGIA; TO AMEND SECTION 56-11-410, RELATING TO THE ROAD TAX, SO AS TO INCREASE THE ROAD TAX IN THE SAME MANNER AS THE USER FEE, AND TO CHANGE THE MANNER IN WHICH IT IS REFERRED; BY ADDING SECTION 12-6-3755 SO AS TO ALLOW A REFUNDABLE INCOME TAX CREDIT FOR EACH VEHICLE REGISTERED TO A TAXPAYER IN THIS STATE THAT IS LICENSED IN THIS STATE; TO AMEND SECTION 12-28-2740, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE DISTRIBUTION OF THE USER FEE ON GASOLINE AND DIESEL FUEL TO COUNTIES, SO AS TO INCREASE THE AMOUNT DISTRIBUTED TO THREE AND ONE-HALF CENTS AND TO ELIMINATE A NINE AND A HALF MILLION DOLLAR TRANSFER TO CERTAIN DONOR COUNTIES; AND TO AMEND SECTION 12-28-2750, RELATING TO THE DISTRIBUTION OF USER FEES TO THE STATE HIGHWAY FUND, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT ALL EXCESS REVENUE RESULTING FROM THIS ACT ONLY MAY BE USED FOR ROAD AND BRIDGE MAINTENANCE.
Rep. SKELTON asked unanimous consent to have the Bill placed on the Calendar without reference.
Rep. WHITE objected.
Referred to Committee on Ways and Means

H. 4564 (Word version) -- Reps. Ryhal, Brannon, Hardwick, H. A. Crawford, Burns, Barfield and Hardee: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 59-63-130, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE PROHIBITION OF STUDENT HARASSMENT, INTIMIDATION, OR BULLYING IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS, SO AS TO PROVIDE A SCHOOL EMPLOYEE OR VOLUNTEER MAY GRATUITOUSLY INTERVENE ON BEHALF OF A STUDENT SUBJECTED TO HARASSMENT, INTIMIDATION, OR BULLYING; AND TO AMEND SECTION 59-63-150, RELATING TO CERTAIN LEGAL IMMUNITIES FOR A SCHOOL EMPLOYEE OR VOLUNTEER WHO REPORTS AN INCIDENT OF STUDENT HARASSMENT, INTIMIDATION, OR BULLYING IN COMPLIANCE WITH DISTRICT POLICY, SO AS TO PROVIDE IMMUNITY FROM CRIMINAL OR CIVIL LIABILITY FOR A SCHOOL EMPLOYEE OR VOLUNTEER WHO IN GOOD FAITH GRATUITOUSLY INTERVENES ON BEHALF OF A STUDENT
SUBJECTED TO HARASSMENT, INTIMIDATION, OR BULLYING.
Referred to Committee on Education and Public Works

H. 4565 (Word version) -- Reps. Ryhal, Hardwick, Barfield, Burns and Hardee: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 3 TO CHAPTER 30, TITLE 44 SO AS TO BE ENTITLED "IMMUNITY FROM LIABILITY FOR PROVIDING FREE HEALTH CARE SERVICES", AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE SERVICES OF A HEALTH CARE PROVIDER TREATING A PATIENT FREE OF CHARGE ARE DEEMED TO BE WITHIN THE SCOPE OF THE GOOD SAMARITAN STATUTE, AS PROVIDED FOR IN SECTION 15-1-310; TO REENTITLE CHAPTER 30, TITLE 44 AS "HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS"; AND TO DESIGNATE SECTIONS 44-30-10 THROUGH 44-30-90 AS ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 30, TITLE 44, ENTITLED "HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONAL COMPLIANCE ACT."
Referred to Committee on Judiciary

H. 4566 (Word version) -- Rep. Rutherford: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 56-7-90 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON MAY NOT BE PLACED UNDER CUSTODIAL ARREST WHEN HE IS CHARGED WITH AN OFFENSE FOR WHICH A UNIFORM TRAFFIC TICKET IS ISSUED; TO AMEND SECTION 56-3-1240, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE DISPLAY OF LICENSE PLATES ON A MOTOR VEHICLE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A VEHICLE MAY NOT BE STOPPED FOR HAVING A FRAME ON ITS LICENSE PLATE THAT OBSCURES THE LICENSE PLATE LETTERS OR NUMBERS IN THE ABSENCE OF A VIOLATION OF ANOTHER LAW; AND TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-4530, RELATING TO THE ILLUMINATION OF A REGISTRATION PLATE, SO AS TO MAKE A TECHNICAL CHANGE, AND TO PROVIDE THAT A VEHICLE MAY NOT BE STOPPED FOR HAVING AN INOPERABLE TAIL LAMP OR SEPARATE LAMP IN THE ABSENCE OF A VIOLATION OF ANOTHER LAW.
Referred to Committee on Judiciary

H. 4567 (Word version) -- Rep. Rutherford: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 56-1-555 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON MAY NOT BE PLACED UNDER CUSTODIAL ARREST WHEN STOPPED FOR OPERATING A MOTOR VEHICLE WITH A SUSPENDED DRIVER'S LICENSE UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE REINSTATEMENT OF THE PERSON'S DRIVER'S LICENSE AND THE DISMISSAL OF THE DRIVING WHILE UNDER SUSPENSION CHARGE; BY ADDING SECTION 56-1-557 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT WHEN A PERSON APPEALS A CONVICTION THAT REQUIRES THE SUSPENSION OF HIS DRIVER'S LICENSE, THE DRIVER'S LICENSE SUSPENSION MUST BE STAYED WHILE THE CASE IS BEING APPEALED; AND TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-365, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO A PERSON WHO SURRENDERS HIS DRIVER'S LICENSE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES MAY NOT SUSPEND A PERSON'S DRIVER'S LICENSE IF IT FAILS TO RECEIVE NOTICE OF A CONVICTION THAT REQUIRES THE LICENSE TO BE SUSPENDED WITHIN THIRTY DAYS OF THE CONVICTION.
Referred to Committee on Judiciary

H. 4568 (Word version) -- Rep. White: A BILL TO AMEND ACT 294 OF 1961, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE ESTABLISHMENT OF GOVERNANCE AND DUTIES OF THE ANDERSON COUNTY FIRE PROTECTION COMMISSION, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT COMMISSIONERS MUST BE APPOINTED BY THE ANDERSON COUNTY LEGISLATIVE DELEGATION ON THE RECOMMENDATION OF THE MEMBERS OF THE RESPECTIVE UNITS OF FIRE PROTECTION SERVICE IN THE COUNTY.
Referred to Anderson Delegation

Rep. OWENS moved that the House adjourn pending ratification of Acts, which was agreed to.

RATIFICATION OF ACTS

At 12:30 p.m. the House attended in the Senate Chamber, where the following Acts and Joint Resolutions were duly ratified:

(R. 124, S. 22 (Word version)) -- Senators Sheheen, Massey, L. Martin, Hayes, Campsen, Nicholson, Young and Alexander: AN ACT TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ENACTING THE "SOUTH CAROLINA RESTRUCTURING ACT OF 2014" SO AS TO TRANSFER, REALIGN, OR RESTRUCTURE VARIOUS AGENCIES, PROGRAMS, REQUIREMENTS, AND PROCEDURES IN THE EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE BRANCHES OF STATE GOVERNMENT, INCLUDING PROVISIONS TO ABOLISH THE STATE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD ON JULY 1, 2015; TO AMEND SECTION 1-30-10, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE AGENCIES OF THE EXECUTIVE BRANCH OF STATE GOVERNMENT, SO AS TO ESTABLISH THE DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATION; TO AMEND SECTION 1-11-10, RELATING TO THE COMPOSITION OF THE STATE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD, SO AS TO ABOLISH THE STATE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD AND TRANSFER CERTAIN PROGRAMS, POWERS, DUTIES, AND RESPONSIBILITIES TO THE DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATION; TO AMEND SECTION 1-11-20, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE DIVISIONS AND STAFF OF THE STATE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD, SO AS TO TRANSFER CERTAIN DIVISIONS AND STAFF TO THE DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATION; TO AMEND SECTION 1-30-10, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE GOVERNING AUTHORITY OF CERTAIN DEPARTMENTS AND AGENCIES, SO AS TO REQUIRE REPORTS TO THE GOVERNOR AND THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY EACH YEAR REGARDING RESTRUCTURING OF DIVISIONS, PROGRAMS, OR PERSONNEL BY THOSE DEPARTMENTS AND AGENCIES AND MAKE CONFORMING CHANGES REGARDING THE SEVEN-YEAR OVERSIGHT STUDY AND INVESTIGATION; TO AMEND SECTION 8-27-10, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS FOR PURPOSES OF EMPLOYMENT PROTECTION FOR REPORTS OF VIOLATIONS OF STATE OR FEDERAL LAW, SO AS TO REVISE THE DEFINITION OF "REPORT"; BY ADDING SECTION 8-27-60 SO AS TO REQUIRE PUBLIC BODIES TO MAKE A SUMMARY OF THE CHAPTER ON EMPLOYMENT PROTECTION FOR REPORTS OF VIOLATIONS OF STATE OR FEDERAL LAW AVAILABLE ON ITS INTERNET WEBSITE; BY ADDING CHAPTER 2 TO TITLE 2 SO AS TO DEFINE NECESSARY TERMS AND PROVIDE FOR LEGISLATIVE OVERSIGHT OF EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENTS AND THE PROCESSES AND PROCEDURES TO BE FOLLOWED IN CONNECTION WITH THIS OVERSIGHT; TO AMEND SECTIONS 1-11-55, AS AMENDED, 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, BY ADDING SECTION 1-11-185, TO AMEND SECTIONS 1-11-220, AS AMENDED, 1-11-225, 1-11-250, 1-11-260, 1-11-270, 1-11-280, 1-11-290, 1-11-300, 1-11-310, AS AMENDED, 1-11-315, 1-11-320, 1-11-335, 1-11-340, 1-15-10, AS AMENDED, 2-59-10, CHAPTER 9 OF TITLE 3, SECTIONS 10-1-10, 10-1-30, 10-1-130, 10-1-190, CHAPTER 9 OF TITLE 10, SECTIONS 10-11-50, 10-11-90, 10-11-110, 10-11-140, 10-11-330, 11-7-10, 11-7-30, 11-9-610, 11-9-620, 11-9-630, 11-9-665, 11-9-670, 11-9-680, 11-35-3820, 11-35-3840, 11-35-5270, 11-42-30, 11-42-40, 11-42-60, 11-53-20, AS AMENDED, 13-7-10, 13-7-30, 13-7-810, 13-7-830, 13-7-860, 16-3-1620, ALL AS AMENDED, 16-3-1680, 25-11-10, 25-11-80, AS AMENDED, 25-11-90, 25-11-310, 44-53-530, AS AMENDED, 44-96-140, 48-46-30, 48-46-40, 48-46-50, 48-46-60, 48-46-90, 63-11-500, AS AMENDED, 63-11-700, AS AMENDED, 63-11-730, 63-11-1110, 63-11-1140, 44-38-380, 63-11-1310, 63-11-1340, 63-11-1360, AND 63-11-1510, ALL RELATING TO VARIOUS AGENCY OR DEPARTMENT PROVISIONS, ALL SO AS TO CONFORM THEM TO THE ABOVE PROVISIONS PERTAINING TO THE NEW DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATION, THE STATE FISCAL ACCOUNTABILITY AUTHORITY, OTHER APPROPRIATE STATE AGENCIES, OR TO SUPPLEMENT SUCH PROVISIONS; TO REPEAL SECTION 1-30-110 RELATING TO SPECIFIC AGENCIES, BOARDS, AND COMMISSIONS AND THEIR RELATED ENTITIES ADMINISTERED UNDER THE OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR; BY ADDING ARTICLE 11 TO CHAPTER 9, TITLE 11 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE REVENUE AND FISCAL AFFAIRS OFFICE AND PROVIDE FOR ITS ORGANIZATION, DUTIES, POWERS, AND PROCEDURES; TO AMEND SECTIONS 11-9-820, 11-9-825, 11-9-830, AND 11-9-880, ALL RELATING TO THE BOARD OF ECONOMIC ADVISORS, SO AS TO MAKE THE BOARD A DIVISION OF THE REVENUE AND FISCAL AFFAIRS OFFICE, AND TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR ITS PROCEDURES, DUTIES, AND FUNCTIONS; TO AMEND SECTIONS 2-7-72, 2-7-73, 2-7-74, AND 2-7-76, ALL RELATING TO THE FISCAL IMPACT OF BILLS OR RESOLUTIONS, SO AS TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR HOW THESE FISCAL IMPACTS ARE DETERMINED AND REPORTED; BY ADDING SECTION 1-30-125 SO AS TO ESTABLISH THE EXECUTIVE BUDGET OFFICE WITHIN THE DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATION AND TRANSFER CERTAIN PORTIONS OF THE OFFICE OF STATE BUDGET OF THE STATE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD TO THE REVENUE AND FISCAL AFFAIRS OFFICE EXCEPT FOR EMPLOYEES REQUIRED TO SUPPORT THE EXECUTIVE BUDGET OFFICE; TO AMEND SECTION 11-9-890, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE DELINEATION OF FISCAL YEAR REVENUE ESTIMATES BY QUARTERS AND ACTION TO AVOID YEAR-END DEFICITS, SO AS TO REQUIRE THE BOARD OF ECONOMIC ADVISORS TO REDUCE REVENUE FORECASTS UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES AND ALLOW THE SENATE AND HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO COME INTO SESSION TO AVOID A YEAR-END DEFICIT AMONG OTHER THINGS; BY ADDING CHAPTER 79 TO TITLE 2 SO AS TO PROVIDE PROCEDURES AND REQUIREMENTS PERTAINING TO STATE AGENCY DEFICIT PREVENTION AND RECOGNITION; TO REPEAL SECTION 1-11-495 RELATING TO YEAR-END DEFICITS, AND SECTIONS 11-9-230 THROUGH 11-9-270 ALL RELATING TO BORROWING MONEY BY THE STATE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD; TO AMEND SECTIONS 48-52-410, 48-52-440, 48-52-460, 48-52-635, AND 48-52-680, RELATING TO THE STATE ENERGY OFFICE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE STATE ENERGY OFFICE SHALL BE A PART OF THE OFFICE OF REGULATORY STAFF AND TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THE PROGRAMS AND OPERATIONS OF THE STATE ENERGY OFFICE; TO AMEND SECTIONS 1-11-25 AND 1-11-26, BOTH RELATING TO THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT DIVISION OF THE STATE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD, AND BY ADDING SECTION 11-50-65, ALL SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT DIVISION SHALL BECOME A PART OF THE RURAL INFRASTRUCTURE AUTHORITY, FOR THE OPERATIONS OF THE DIVISION OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT, FOR THE OPERATIONS AND EMPLOYEES OF THE RURAL INFRASTRUCTURE AUTHORITY, AND FOR THE USE AND TRANSFER OF CERTAIN FUNDING TO THE AUTHORITY; TO AMEND SECTION 11-37-200, RELATING TO THE WATER RESOURCES COORDINATING COUNCIL, SO AS TO CORRECT REFERENCES FROM THE STATE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD TO THE RURAL INFRASTRUCTURE AUTHORITY; BY ADDING CHAPTER 17 TO TITLE 60 SO AS TO ESTABLISH THE SOUTH CAROLINA CONFEDERATE RELIC ROOM AND MILITARY COMMISSION AND PROVIDE FOR ITS MEMBERSHIP AND DUTIES; TO REPEAL ARTICLE 7, CHAPTER 11, TITLE 1 RELATING TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA CONFEDERATE RELIC ROOM AND MILITARY MUSEUM; BY ADDING CHAPTER 55 TO TITLE 11 SO AS TO ESTABLISH THE STATE FISCAL ACCOUNTABILITY AUTHORITY AND PROVIDE FOR ITS MEMBERSHIP, DUTIES, AND FUNCTIONS; TO AMEND CHAPTER 47, TITLE 2, RELATING TO THE JOINT BOND REVIEW COMMITTEE, SO AS TO MAKE CONFORMING CHANGES TO REFERENCE THE STATE FISCAL ACCOUNTABILITY AUTHORITY AND REVISE THE MANNER IN WHICH THE COMMITTEE REVIEWS PERMANENT IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS AND THEIR FUNDING, THE PROCESS BY WHICH THESE PROJECTS AND THEIR FUNDING ARE APPROVED, AND FOR THE REPORTING OF CERTAIN NEW PROJECTS; TO PROVIDE THAT THE INSURANCE RESERVE FUND IS TRANSFERRED TO THE STATE FISCAL ACCOUNTABILITY AUTHORITY AS ONE OF ITS DIVISIONS; TO AMEND SECTIONS 1-11-140 AND 15-78-140, RELATING TO THE PROVISIONS OF TORT LIABILITY COVERAGE BY THE STATE, SO AS TO CONFORM THESE SECTIONS TO THE ABOVE PROVISIONS; TO AMEND SECTION 1-11-440, RELATING TO THE DUTY OF THE STATE TO DEFEND MEMBERS OF THE STATE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD AGAINST CLAIM OR SUIT ARISING OUT OF THEIR OFFICIAL ACTIONS, SO AS TO DELETE REFERENCES TO THE BOARD AND INCLUDE REFERENCES TO THE STATE FISCAL ACCOUNTABILITY AUTHORITY AND DIRECTOR OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATION; TO AMEND SECTIONS 11-18-20, 11-27-10, BY ADDING SECTION 11-31-5, TO AMEND SECTIONS 11-35-310, AS AMENDED, 11-38-20, 11-41-70, AS AMENDED, 11-41-80, 11-41-90, 11-41-100, 11-41-180, 11-43-510, 11-45-30, 11-45-55, 11-45-105, 11-51-30, 11-51-125, AND 11-51-190, ALL RELATING TO VARIOUS BOND OR OTHER FINANCIAL PROVISIONS, SECTION 11-37-30, RELATING TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA RESOURCES AUTHORITY, SECTION 11-40-20, RELATING TO THE INFRASTRUCTURE FACILITIES AUTHORITY, SECTION 11-40-250, RELATING TO THE DIVISION OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT, AND SECTION 11-49-40, RELATING TO THE TOBACCO SETTLEMENT AUTHORITY, ALL SO AS TO CORRECT REFERENCES FROM THE STATE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD TO THE APPROPRIATE ENTITY AND MAKE CONFORMING CHANGES; TO AMEND SECTIONS 59-109-30 AND 59-109-40, RELATING TO THE EDUCATIONAL FACILITIES AUTHORITY FOR PRIVATE NONPROFIT INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER LEARNING, SECTIONS 59-115-20 AND 59-115-40, RELATING TO THE STATE EDUCATION ASSISTANCE AUTHORITY, AND SECTION 48-5-30, RELATING TO THE WATER QUALITY REVOLVING FUND AUTHORITY, ALL SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THEIR RESPECTIVE GOVERNING BODY SHALL BE THE STATE FISCAL ACCOUNTABILITY AUTHORITY, AND TO MAKE CONFORMING REFERENCES; TO CREATE THE CHARLESTON NAVAL BASE MUSEUM AUTHORITY AS A DIVISION OF THE CHARLESTON NAVAL REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY AND RESTRUCTURE THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE LATTER; TO AMEND SECTION 2-65-15, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS FOR PURPOSES OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA FEDERAL AND OTHER FUNDS OVERSIGHT ACT, SO AS TO REVISE THE DEFINITION OF THE TERM "BOARD"; BY ADDING SECTION 2-65-130 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE FORWARDING OF AN EXPENDITURE PROPOSAL FROM THE EXECUTIVE BUDGET OFFICE TO THE STATE FISCAL ACCOUNTABILITY AUTHORITY; TO AMEND SECTIONS 41-43-100 AND 41-43-110, BOTH AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE JOBS-ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY, SO AS TO CHANGE REFERENCES FROM THE STATE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD TO THE STATE FISCAL ACCOUNTABILITY AUTHORITY; TO AMEND SECTION 2-15-50, RELATING TO THE LEGISLATIVE AUDIT COUNCIL, SO AS TO REVISE THE MISSION TO INCLUDE RECOMMENDATIONS ON WHETHER ORGANIZATIONS, PROGRAMS, OR FUNCTIONS SHOULD BE CONTINUED, REVISED, OR ELIMINATED; AND TO REQUIRE THE LEGISLATIVE AUDIT COUNCIL TO CONDUCT A PERFORMANCE REVIEW OF THE ACT DURING THE YEAR 2020 TO DETERMINE ITS EFFECTIVENESS AND ACHIEVEMENTS, AND TO PROVIDE FOR OTHER TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS, FOR THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THE ACT, AND FOR THE MANNER IN WHICH IT SHALL BE IMPLEMENTED.

(R. 125, S. 502 (Word version)) -- Senator O'Dell: AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE STARR-IVA WATER AND SEWER DISTRICT IN ANDERSON COUNTY TO PROVIDE WATER SERVICE TO A SPECIFIED AREA OF ABBEVILLE COUNTY, UPON THE CONSENT OF THE GOVERNING BODY OF ABBEVILLE COUNTY, TO SOLVE A CRITICAL WATER SERVICE PROBLEM.

(R. 126, S. 671 (Word version)) -- Senator Massey: AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 7-7-240, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE DESIGNATION OF VOTING PRECINCTS IN EDGEFIELD COUNTY, SO AS TO REVISE CERTAIN PRECINCTS AND TO DESIGNATE A MAP NUMBER ON WHICH THE NAMES OF THESE PRECINCTS MAY BE FOUND AND MAINTAINED BY THE OFFICE OF RESEARCH AND STATISTICS OF THE STATE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD.

RETURNED WITH CONCURRENCE

The Senate returned to the House with concurrence the following:

H. 4532 (Word version) -- Reps. K. R. Crawford, Alexander, Allison, Anderson, Anthony, Atwater, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Bedingfield, Bernstein, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Branham, Brannon, G. A. Brown, R. L. Brown, Burns, Chumley, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Cole, H. A. Crawford, Crosby, Daning, Delleney, Dillard, Douglas, Edge, Erickson, Felder, Finlay, Forrester, Funderburk, Gagnon, Gambrell, George, Gilliard, Goldfinch, Govan, Hamilton, Hardee, Hardwick, Harrell, Hart, Hayes, Henderson, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hixon, Hodges, Horne, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Kennedy, King, Knight, Limehouse, Loftis, Long, Lowe, Lucas, Mack, McCoy, McEachern, M. S. McLeod, W. J. McLeod, Merrill, Mitchell, D. C. Moss, V. S. Moss, Munnerlyn, Murphy, Nanney, Neal, Newton, Norman, R. L. Ott, Owens, Parks, Patrick, Pitts, Norrell, Pope, Putnam, Quinn, Ridgeway, Riley, Rivers, Robinson-Simpson, Rutherford, Ryhal, Sabb, Sandifer, Sellers, Simrill, Skelton, G. M. Smith, G. R. Smith, J. E. Smith, J. R. Smith, Sottile, Southard, Spires, Stavrinakis, Stringer, Tallon, Taylor, Thayer, Toole, Vick, Weeks, Wells, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Williams, Willis and Wood: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE FORMER STATE TROOPER CORPORAL JULIUS Z. DUKE II OF FLORENCE COUNTY UPON THE OCCASION OF HIS RETIREMENT, TO COMMEND HIM FOR MORE THAN FIFTEEN YEARS OF DEDICATED SERVICE AS A STATE TROOPER, AND TO EXTEND BEST WISHES FOR MUCH SUCCESS AND FULFILLMENT IN THE DAYS AHEAD.

H. 4533 (Word version) -- Rep. Pope: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR BETHEL PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH OF YORK COUNTY, UPON THE CELEBRATION OF ITS TWO HUNDRED FIFTY YEAR ANNIVERSARY AND TO COMMEND THE LONG AND BENEFICIAL IMPACT THAT THE CHURCH HAS HAD ON ITS COMMUNITY, STATE, AND NATION.

ADJOURNMENT

At 12:43 p.m. the House, in accordance with the motion of Rep. SANDIFER, adjourned in memory of Archie I. Barron of Oconee County, to meet at 10:00 a.m. tomorrow.

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