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H*3126 (Rat #0156, Act #0142 of 2022) General Bill, By Jones, Burns, Chumley, Magnuson, Taylor, Haddon, Long, Forrest, McCabe, Oremus, Hill, M.M. Smith, Huggins, Wooten, Ballentine, Bustos, B. Cox, Elliott, Trantham, Willis, Nutt, Morgan, McCravy, Thayer, V.S. Moss, Stringer, T. Moore, Allison, Hixon, Bennett, Fry, Kimmons, Davis and Murphy
    AN ACT TO DECLARE THAT THE PRACTICE OF DISCRIMINATION BASED ON VACCINATION STATUS IS IN CONFLICT WITH THE IDEALS OF SOUTH CAROLINA; TO PROVIDE THAT THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY BELIEVES THAT A FEDERAL VACCINE MANDATE IS UNCONSTITUTIONAL; TO PROVIDE THAT THE STATE OR ANY POLITICAL SUBDIVISION MAY NOT ENACT A COVID-19 VACCINATION MANDATE; TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 8-15-80 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT NEITHER THE STATE NOR ANY OF ITS POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONS MAY TERMINATE OR SUSPEND A FIRST RESPONDER BASED ON HIS VACCINATION STATUS; TO PROVIDE FOR CERTAIN UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS; TO PROVIDE THAT NOTHING IN THIS ACT SHALL PREVENT AN EMPLOYER FROM ENCOURAGING OR ADMINISTERING VACCINES; TO PROVIDE RESTRICTIONS FOR A PRIVATE EMPLOYER'S VACCINE MANDATE; TO PROVIDE THAT CERTAIN VACCINE EXEMPTIONS MUST BE HONORED; TO PROVIDE THAT NO PERSON MAY BE DISCRIMINATED AGAINST BASED ON VACCINATION STATUS; AND TO REENACT ACT 99 OF 2021 RELATING TO SOUTH CAROLINA COVID-19 LIABILITY SAFE HARBOR. - ratified title
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12/09/20House Prefiled
12/09/20House Referred to Committee on Ways and Means
01/12/21House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 81)
01/12/21House Referred to Committee on Ways and Means (House Journal-page 81)
01/27/21House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Hill
12/06/21House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: M.M.Smith, Huggins, Wooten, Ballentine, Bustos, B.Cox, Elliott, Trantham, Willis, Nutt, Morgan, McCravy, Thayer, Dillard, V.S.Moss, Stringer, T.Moore, Allison, Hixon, Bennett
12/09/21House Member(s) request name removed as sponsor: Dillard
12/09/21House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Fry
12/09/21House Committee report: Favorable with amendment Ways and Means (House Journal-page 2)
12/09/21House Special order, set for immediately upon adoption of H. 4493 (House Journal-page 7)
12/09/21House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Kimmons, Davis, Murphy
12/09/21House Amended (House Journal-page 10)
12/09/21House Read second time (House Journal-page 10)
12/09/21House Roll call Yeas-67 Nays-31 (House Journal-page 36)
12/10/21House Read third time and sent to Senate (House Journal-page 3)
12/10/21House Roll call Yeas-60 Nays-25 (House Journal-page 3)
01/11/22Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 23)
01/11/22Senate Referred to Committee on Finance (Senate Journal-page 23)
03/01/22Senate Committee report: Favorable with amendment Finance
03/02/22 Scrivener's error corrected
03/17/22 Scrivener's error corrected
04/05/22Senate Special order, set for April 5, 2022 (Senate Journal-page 57)
04/05/22Senate Amended (Senate Journal-page 58)
04/05/22Senate Read second time (Senate Journal-page 58)
04/06/22 Scrivener's error corrected
04/06/22Senate Amended (Senate Journal-page 108)
04/06/22Senate Committee Amendment Withdrawn (Senate Journal-page 108)
04/06/22Senate Read third time and returned to House with amendments (Senate Journal-page 108)
04/06/22Senate Roll call Ayes-29 Nays-12 (Senate Journal-page 108)
04/07/22 Scrivener's error corrected
04/08/22 Scrivener's error corrected
04/20/22House Concurred in Senate amendment and enrolled (House Journal-page 16)
04/20/22House Roll call Yeas-76 Nays-34 (House Journal-page 16)
04/21/22 Ratified R 156
04/25/22 Signed By Governor
05/02/22 Effective date 04/25/22
05/02/22 Act No. 142



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