South Carolina Legislature


Acts
2021 Session

Listed below are the Acts from the 2021 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 by Effective Date.

Act No. 1 (R2, S1) Word format
-- SC Fetal Heartbeat Protection From Abortion Act. Effective February 18, 2021
Act No. 2 (R4, H3707) Word format
-- COVID-19. Effective February 19, 2021
Act No. 3 (R10, H3609) Word format
-- Teacher salaries. Effective March 11, 2021
Act No. 4 (R5, S160) Word format
-- Midlands Tech, surplus property. Effective March 15, 2021
Act No. 5 (R6, S242) Word format
-- Special license plate. Effective March 15, 2021
Act No. 6 (R7, S287) Word format
-- Physical Therapy Examiners, license qualifications and licensure by endorsement from other jurisdictions. Effective March 15, 2021
Act No. 7 (R11, H3691) Word format
-- Adopt revised Code Volumes 1A and 14A. Effective March 15, 2021
Act No. 8 (R9, H3608) Word format
-- Charter School District, funding. Effective March 16, 2021
Act No. 9 (R14, H3059) Word format
-- Heritage Trust Revenue Bonds. Effective April 12, 2021
Act No. 10 (R16, H3264) Word format
-- County conventions, required notices. Effective April 12, 2021
Act No. 11 (R17, H3501) Word format
-- Special license plate. Effective January 1, 2022
Act No. 12 (R18, H3549) Word format
-- Hunting and fishing licenses. Effective July 1, 2021
Act No. 13 (R19, H3585) Word format
-- Insurance. Effective April 12, 2021
Act No. 14 (R20, H3587) Word format
-- Reduction in coverage. Effective April 12, 2021
Act No. 15 (R21, H3684) Word format
-- Cobia. Effective April 12, 2021
Act No. 16 (R25, H3548) Word format
-- Nongame devices, possession. Effective July 1, 2021
Act No. 17 (R26, H3770) Word format
-- Emergency Rental Assistance Program. Effective April 16, 2021
Act No. 18 (R27, H3726) Word format
-- Gross proceeds of sales. Effective April 16, 2021
Act No. 19 (R31, S454) Word format
-- Medications, authorized provisions by unlicensed persons in community residential facilities. Effective April 22, 2021
Act No. 20 (R36, H3589) Word format
-- School of choice. Effective April 22, 2021
Act No. 21 (R30, S271) Word format
-- SC Abandoned Buildings Revitalization Act. Effective April 26, 2021
Act No. 22 (R32, S571) Word format
-- Naloxone. Effective July 25, 2021
Act No. 23 (R34, H3179) Word format
-- Prescriptions. Effective April 26, 2021
Act No. 24 (R35, H3567) Word format
-- Foster care and residential treatment programs. Effective April 26, 2021
Act No. 25 (R37, H3664) Word format
-- Criminal background checks. Effective April 26, 2021
Act No. 26 (R38, S38) Word format
-- Reinforcing College Education on America's Constitutional Heritage Act (REACH Act). See Act for Effective Date
Act No. 27 (R40, H3101) Word format
-- Motor vehicle, salvage. Effective October 25, 2021
Act No. 28 (R41, S229) Word format
-- SC Child Abuse Response Protocol Act. See Act for Effective Date
Act No. 29 (R42, S241) Word format
-- Military tuition rates. Effective May 6, 2021
Act No. 30 (R43, S467) Word format
-- Provide requirements for an applicant seeking to organize a bank. Effective May 6, 2021
Act No. 31 (R44, S510) Word format
-- Regulations of motor vehicles manufacturers. Effective August 4, 2021
Act No. 32 (R45, S607) Word format
-- Removal of charter school board members. Effective May 6, 2021
Act No. 33 (R46, S623) Word format
-- Automobile Insurance Filing Limitations. Effective May 6, 2021
Act No. 34 (R47, S667) Word format
-- Relocation of billboards. Effective May 6, 2021
Act No. 35 (R48, S685) Word format
-- Athletics. See Act for Effective Date
Act No. 36 (R49, H3017) Word format
-- Palmetto Fellows Scholarship. Effective May 6, 2021
Act No. 37 (R50, H3689) Word format
-- Vehicle licensure and registration. See Act for Effective Date
Act No. 38 (R51, H3805) Word format
-- Special license plates. Effective May 6, 2022
Act No. 39 (R52, H4064) Word format
-- Manufacturing exemption exclusion. Effective May 6, 2021
Act No. 40 (R53, S36) Word format
-- Blue catfish. Effective June 16, 2021
Act No. 41 (R54, S107) Word format
-- Beach preservation policy. Effective May 17, 2021
Act No. 42 (R55, S131) Word format
-- Capitol Grounds. Effective May 17, 2021
Act No. 43 (R56, S200) Word format
-- Executions. Effective May 14, 2021
Act No. 44 (R57, S201) Word format
-- Public schools. Effective July 1, 2022
Act No. 45 (R58, S231) Word format
-- Student Identification Card Suicide Prevention Act. Effective July 1, 2022
Act No. 46 (R59, S304) Word format
-- Electric charging station. Effective May 17, 2021
Act No. 47 (R60, S421) Word format
-- Unemployment security benefits. Effective May 17, 2021
Act No. 48 (R61, S427) Word format
-- Renal dialysis. Effective May 17, 2021
Act No. 49 (R62, S431) Word format
-- Regional tertiary level developmental evaluation centers. Effective May 17, 2021
Act No. 50 (R63, S435) Word format
-- Limited lines of travel insurance. Effective May 17, 2021
Act No. 51 (R64, S455) Word format
-- Nurses, temporary licensure. Effective May 17, 2021
Act No. 52 (R65, S461) Word format
-- SC Pay for Success Performance Accountability. Effective May 17, 2021
Act No. 53 (R66, S463) Word format
-- Expiration of tax credits for purchase of geothermal machinery and equipment. Effective May 17, 2021
Act No. 54 (R68, S500) Word format
-- Architectural Examiners Board. Effective May 17, 2021
Act No. 55 (R69, S503) Word format
-- Physician assistants and advanced practice registered nurses. Effective July 16, 2021
Act No. 56 (R70, S527) Word format
-- Legally separated. Effective May 17, 2021
Act No. 57 (R71, S545) Word format
-- Santee River Set Hooks. Effective May 17, 2021
Act No. 58 (R72, S587) Word format
-- Economic bond for conventions and trade shows. Effective May 17, 2021
Act No. 59 (R73, S609) Word format
-- Access to tax information. Effective May 17, 2021
Act No. 60 (R74, S619) Word format
-- Alcohol, sale and tastings. Effective May 17, 2021
Act No. 61 (R75, S627) Word format
-- Pass through trade and business income. Effective May 17, 2021
Act No. 62 (R76, S658) Word format
-- Retirement systems secondary beneficiaries. See Act for Effective Date
Act No. 63 (R77, S677) Word format
-- Tax credits. Effective May 17, 2021
Act No. 64 (R80, H3011) Word format
-- Driving on the right half of road. Effective August 15, 2021
Act No. 65 (R81, H3024) Word format
-- Barber Examiners Board. Effective May 17, 2021
Act No. 66 (R82, H3094) Word format
-- Open Carry with Training Act. Effective August 15, 2021
Act No. 67 (R83, H3222) Word format
-- Tire waste regulations. Effective May 17, 2021
Act No. 68 (R84, H3354) Word format
-- Property tax, exemptions. Effective May 17, 2021
Act No. 69 (R85, H3482) Word format
-- Property tax, installment payments. Effective May 17, 2021
Act No. 70 (R86, H3505) Word format
-- Infrastructure maintenance fee and road use. Effective May 17, 2021
Act No. 71 (R87, H3539) Word format
-- Pigs. Effective May 17, 2021
Act No. 72 (R88, H3541) Word format
-- Fires. Effective May 17, 2021
Act No. 73 (R89, H3545) Word format
-- PPT authority to construct roads through Hunting Island. Effective May 17, 2021
Act No. 74 (R90, H3605) Word format
-- Appropriations Committee. Effective May 17, 2021
Act No. 75 (R91, H3694) Word format
-- Bear hunting. Effective May 17, 2021
Act No. 76 (R92, H3786) Word format
-- Constitutional officers salaries. Effective May 17, 2021
Act No. 77 (R93, H3865) Word format
-- Watercraft Laws. Effective July 1, 2021
Act No. 78 (R94, H3884) Word format
-- Electronic Transaction Fees 2.0. Effective July 1, 2022
Act No. 79 (R95, H3899) Word format
-- Exceptional needs tax credit. Effective May 17, 2021
Act No. 80 (R96, H3991) Word format
-- Nonferrous Metals - Catalytic Converters. Effective May 18, 2021
Act No. 81 (R97, H4006) Word format
-- Extension of off-premises sales limit increase. Effective May 17, 2021
Act No. 82 (R99, H4035) Word format
-- E-Waste Act Sunset Provision With Regulation. Effective May 17, 2021
Act No. 83 (R102, S436) Word format
-- Community development tax credits. Effective May 18, 2021
Act No. 84 (R103, S425) Word format
-- Adult protection, investigations. Effective May 18, 2021
Act No. 85 (R104, S631) Word format
-- SC Electronic Notary Public Act. Effective May 18, 2021
Act No. 86 (R105, S675) Word format
-- Airlines, crediting property tax. Effective May 18, 2021
Act No. 87 (R106, H4017) Word format
-- IRS code. Effective May 18, 2021
Act No. 88 (R108, H4320) Word format
-- Elections - Greenville County Voting Precincts. Effective May 19, 2021
Act No. 89 (R101, S40) Word format
-- State highways. Effective May 24, 2021
Act No. 90 (R110, H3194) Word format
-- Santee Cooper. See Act for Effective Date
Act No. 91 (R111, H3957) Word format
-- Flounder- catch size and limits. Effective July 1, 2021
Act No. 92 (R112, S153) Word format
-- Spartanburg County, voting precincts. Effective June 24, 2021
Act No. 93 (R114, S716) Word format
-- York County, voting precincts. Effective June 24, 2021
Act No. 94 (R116, H4100) Word format
-- Appropriations. Effective July 1, 2021
Act No. 95 (R117, H4101) Word format
-- Capital Reserve Fund. Effective July 25, 2021
Act No. 96 (R1, H3481) Word format
-- Transfer of funds to SC Retiree Health Insurance Trust Fund. Effective January 29, 2021
Act No. 97 (R24, S698) Word format
-- Cotton Producer Claims. Effective April 16, 2021
Act No. 98 (R78, S689) Word format
-- Income tax return due date extension. Effective May 17, 2021
Act No. 99 (R39, S147) Word format
-- SC COVID-19 Liability Safe Harbor Act. Effective April 28, 2021
Act No. 100 (R22, H3900) Word format
-- COVID-19 vaccine administration, podiatrists. Effective April 12, 2021
Act No. 101 (R28, H3925) Word format
-- Homeschool student interscholastic participation waiver. Effective April 16, 2021
Act No. 102 (R33, S704) Word format
-- SCRS, earning limitations. Effective April 22, 2021
Act No. 103 (R67, S468) Word format
-- Extended benefits. Effective May 17, 2021
Act No. 104 (R115, S771) Word format
-- Consolidation of Bamberg School District 1 with Bamberg School District 2. Effective July 24, 2021
Act No. 105 (R113, S691) Word format
-- Local Government - Consolidation of Barnwell County School Districts 29 and 19. Effective July 24, 2021
Act No. 106 (R13, S648) Word format
-- Clarendon County School District. Effective April 12, 2021
Act No. 107 (R107, H4241) Word format
-- Georgetown County School District - Board Elections. Effective May 19, 2021
Act No. 108 (R109, S711) Word format
-- Blue Ridge-Greenbelt Community. Effective June 15, 2021
Act No. 109 (R79, S729) Word format
-- Kershaw Health. Effective May 19, 2021
Act No. 110 (R12, H3740) Word format
-- Lancaster County Commission for Higher Education. Effective March 15, 2021
Act No. 111 (R8, H3584) Word format
-- Assessment of taxes in Oconee County. Effective April 13, 2021
Act No. 112 (R23, S515) Word format
-- Orangeburg County School District Trustees' duty to adopt attendance zones. Effective April 21, 2021
Act No. 113 (R98, H4027) Word format
-- Renewable Water Resources (REWA). Effective May 19, 2021
Act No. 114 (R29, H4099) Word format
-- Department of Natural Resources - JR to Approve Regulation Document No. 5027. Effective April 16, 2021
Act No. 115 (R100, H4098) Word format
-- Clemson University-State Crop Pest Commission - JR to Approve Regulation Document No. 5015. Effective May 17, 2021
Act No. 116 (R15, H3071) Word format
-- Equine Industry Support Measures Study Committee, created. Effective April 12, 2021




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