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H*3610
Session 110 (1993-1994) 

H*3610(Rat #0277, Act #0164)  General Bill, By  House Ways and Means
 General Appropriations Bill.-short title

   03/02/93  House  Introduced, read first time, placed on calendar
                     without reference HJ-12
   03/04/93  House  Debate adjourned until Monday, March 8, 1993 HJ-24
   03/08/93  House  Debate adjourned until Tuesday, March 9, 1993 HJ-12
   03/09/93  House  Debate adjourned until Wednesday, March 10, 1993 HJ-7
   03/10/93  House  Debate adjourned until Thursday, March 11, 1993 HJ-9
   03/11/93  House  Special order, set for Monday 3/15/93 after
                     completion of uncontested calendar HJ-17
   03/15/93  House  Amended HJ-23
   03/15/93  House  Debate interrupted HJ-54
   03/16/93  House  Amended HJ-13
   03/16/93  House  Debate interrupted HJ-102
   03/17/93  House  Amended HJ-12
   03/17/93  House  Debate interrupted HJ-109
   03/18/93  House  Amended HJ-25
   03/18/93  House  Debate interrupted HJ-163
   03/23/93  House  Amended HJ-24
   03/23/93  House  Debate interrupted HJ-105
   03/24/93  House  Amended HJ-13
   03/24/93  House  Read second time HJ-48
   03/25/93  House  Amended HJ-9
   03/25/93  House  Read third time and sent to Senate HJ-16
   03/25/93  House  Roll call Yeas-091 HJ-16
   03/30/93  Senate Introduced and read first time SJ-28
   03/30/93  Senate Referred to Committee on Finance SJ-37
   05/13/93  Senate Committee report: Favorable with amendment
                     Finance SJ-17
   05/18/93  Senate Debate interrupted SJ-29
   05/19/93  Senate Amended
   05/19/93  Senate Read second time SJ-14
   05/19/93  Senate Ordered to third reading with notice of
                     amendments SJ-14
   05/20/93  Senate Amended SJ-37
   05/21/93  Senate Amended SJ-3
   05/21/93  Senate Read third time and returned to House with
                     amendments SJ-21
   05/25/93  House  Senate amendment amended HJ-10
   05/25/93  House  Returned to Senate with amendments HJ-10
   05/26/93  Senate Non-concurrence in House amendment SJ-5
   05/26/93  House  House insists upon amendment and conference
                     committee appointed Reps. Boan, Hodges &
                     Clyborne HJ-92
   05/26/93  Senate Conference committee appointed Drummond, V. Smith
                     & Patterson SJ-28
   06/02/93  Senate Free conference powers granted SJ-79
   06/02/93  Senate Free conference committee appointed Sens.
                     Drummond, V. Smith, Patterson SJ-79
   06/03/93  House  Free conference powers granted HJ-44
   06/03/93  House  Free conference committee appointed Boan, Wilkins
                     & Clyborne HJ-46
   06/03/93  Senate Free conference report received and adopted SJ-46
   06/14/93  House  Free conference report received and adopted HJ-38
   06/14/93  Senate Ordered enrolled for ratification SJ-220
   06/15/93         Ratified R 277
   06/21/93         Certain items vetoed by Governor
   06/25/93  House   All vetoes sustained HJ-50
   06/25/93         Effective date Act No. 164
   08/24/93         Copies available



No. 164

(R277, H3610)

AN ACT TO MAKE APPROPRIATIONS TO MEET THE ORDINARY EXPENSES OF THE STATE GOVERNMENT FOR THE FISCAL YEAR BEGINNING, JULY 1, 1993 AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES; TO REGULATE THE EXPENDITURE OF SUCH FUNDS; TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THE OPERATION OF THE STATE GOVERNMENT DURING THE FISCAL YEAR; TO APPROPRIATE FUNDS ALLOTTED TO THE STATE GOVERNMENT UNDER THE PUBLIC WORKS EMPLOYMENT ACT OF 1976 (FEDERAL); TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 25-1-3235 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT PERSONS BECOMING MEMBERS OF THE NATIONAL GUARD AFTER JUNE 30, 1993, ARE INELIGIBLE TO RECEIVE THE NATIONAL GUARD STATE PENSION AUTHORIZED PURSUANT TO ARTICLE 23, CHAPTER 1, TITLE 25 AND TO PROHIBIT THE USE OF FUNDS APPROPRIATED FOR THE ADJUTANT GENERAL'S OFFICE FOR RECRUITING PURPOSES UNLESS THE ENLISTMENT CONTRACT CONTAINS NOTICE OF THIS PROVISION; TO AMEND SECTION 44-20-1170, RELATING TO THE DISPOSITION OF REVENUES IN REGARD TO CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS FOR MENTAL RETARDATION, SO AS TO PERMIT CERTAIN EXCESS DEBT SERVICE FUNDS TO BE TRANSFERRED TO LOCAL MENTAL RETARDATION BOARDS FOR NEEDED IMPROVEMENTS AT THE LOCAL LEVEL; TO AMEND TITLE 40, RELATING TO PROFESSIONS AND OCCUPATIONS, BY ADDING CHAPTER 81 SO AS TO CREATE THE PROFESSIONAL AND OCCUPATIONAL LICENSING AGENCIES MANAGEMENT DIVISION, TO PROVIDE FOR ITS MANAGEMENT, POWERS, AND DUTIES, AND FOR TRANSITION TO UNIFIED MANAGEMENT; TO AMEND SECTION 11-5-210, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO POLA AGENCIES, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE FISCAL OPERATIONS OF THESE AGENCIES, AND TO PROVIDE SPECIAL REVENUE REQUIREMENTS FOR CERTAIN POLA AGENCIES IN FISCAL YEAR 1993-94; TO AMEND SECTION 12-7-20, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS FOR PURPOSES OF THE STATE INCOME TAX, SO AS TO UPDATE THE REFERENCE DATE BY WHICH VARIOUS PROVISIONS OF THE INTERNAL REVENUE CODE OF 1986 ARE ADOPTED FOR STATE INCOME TAX; TO AMEND SECTION 8-17-320, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS IN REGARD TO STATE EMPLOYEE GRIEVANCE PROCEDURES, SO AS TO REVISE THE DEFINITION OF "PROBATIONARY EMPLOYEE" AND "TEMPORARY EMPLOYEE"; TO AMEND SECTION 8-17-330, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO STATE AGENCY EMPLOYEE GRIEVANCE PROCEDURES, SO AS TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR CERTAIN SITUATIONS OR ACTIONS WHICH ARE NOT CONSIDERED GRIEVANCES; TO AMEND SECTION 11-35-310, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS FOR PURPOSES OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA CONSOLIDATED PROCUREMENT CODE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT STATE GOVERNMENTAL BODIES SUBJECT TO A TERM CONTRACT MAY PURCHASE OUTSIDE THE CONTRACT UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS AND TO PROVIDE THAT IN THE CASE OF MULTIYEAR TERM CONTRACTS THIS SECTION FIRST APPLIES TO SUCH CONTRACTS EXECUTED ON OR AFTER JULY 1, 1993; TO AMEND SECTION 11-35-3030, RELATING TO THE BOND AND SECURITY UNDER THE SOUTH CAROLINA CONSOLIDATED PROCUREMENT CODE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A BID SECURITY BOND IS REQUIRED ONLY ON SEALED COMPETITIVE BIDS FOR CONSTRUCTION CONTRACTS IN EXCESS OF ONE HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS; TO AMEND SECTION 11-35-1550, RELATING TO SMALL PURCHASES UNDER THE SOUTH CAROLINA CONSOLIDATED PROCUREMENT CODE, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR BID PROCEDURES ON PROCUREMENTS NOT EXCEEDING TWENTY-FIVE THOUSAND DOLLARS; TO AMEND SECTION 11-35-1520, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO COMPETITIVE SEALED BIDS UNDER THE SOUTH CAROLINA CONSOLIDATED PROCUREMENT CODE, SO AS TO RAISE THE COMPETITIVE SEALED BIDS THRESHOLD FROM PROCUREMENTS OF TWO THOUSAND FIVE HUNDRED DOLLARS OR MORE TO PROCUREMENTS OF TWENTY-FIVE THOUSAND DOLLARS OR MORE; TO AMEND SECTION 11-35-4210, RELATING TO PROTESTS AND REMEDIES UNDER THE SOUTH CAROLINA CONSOLIDATED PROCUREMENT CODE, SO AS TO AUTHORIZE THE PROCUREMENT REVIEW PANEL TO ASSESS A PROTESTER FOR THE STATE'S LEGAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE COSTS IF THE PANEL DETERMINES THE PROTEST WAS FRIVOLOUS OR WITHOUT MERIT; TO AMEND SECTION 11-35-4410, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE PROCUREMENT REVIEW PANEL, SO AS TO ADD TWO STATE EMPLOYEES TO THE PANEL APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR WITH THE ADVICE AND CONSENT OF THE SENATE WHO SHALL SERVE FOR A TERM OF FOUR YEARS AND UNTIL THEIR SUCCESSORS ARE APPOINTED AND QUALIFY; TO AMEND SECTION 12-27-390, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE DISTRIBUTION TO COUNTIES OF A PORTION OF GASOLINE TAXES THROUGH THE WATER RECREATIONAL RESOURCES FUND, SO AS TO INCREASE FROM ONE-HALF TO ONE PERCENT THE AMOUNT OF GASOLINE TAX REVENUE SO ALLOCATED, TO EXTEND THE ALLOCATION TO THE 2.66 CENTS A GALLON ADDITIONAL GASOLINE TAX, TO PROVIDE THAT THE SOUTH CAROLINA WILDLIFE AND MARINE RESOURCES DEPARTMENT MUST BE REIMBURSED FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT COSTS INCURRED PURSUANT TO THIS PROGRAM IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED ONE-THIRD OF THE REVENUES CREDITED TO THE WATER RECREATIONAL RESOURCES FUND, AND TO REVISE OBSOLETE ALLOCATION PROVISIONS; TO AMEND SECTION 51-1-75, RELATING TO THE ADMISSIONS TAX REVENUES ALLOCATED TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF PARKS, RECREATION AND TOURISM, SO AS TO ELIMINATE THE FIVE MILLION DOLLAR THRESHOLD FOR THE ALLOCATION AND TO ALLOW THE AGENCY TO USE ADMISSIONS TAX REVENUES FOR DEPARTMENTAL OPERATIONS; TO AMEND SECTION 44-7-130, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS IN REGARD TO THE STATE CERTIFICATION OF NEED AND HEALTH FACILITY LICENSURE ACT, SO AS TO REVISE CERTAIN DEFINITIONS IN REGARD TO MENTALLY RETARDED PERSONS; BY ADDING SECTION 44-20-355 SO AS TO IMPOSE A FIVE DOLLAR A PATIENT DAY FEE IN INTERMEDIATE CARE FACILITIES FOR THE MENTALLY RETARDED; BY ADDING ARTICLE 20 TO CHAPTER 21 OF TITLE 12, RELATING TO LICENSE TAXES, BY ENACTING THE VIDEO GAME MACHINES ACT, SO AS TO REGULATE VIDEO GAMES WITH A FREE PLAY FEATURE, INCLUDING THE NUMBER OF MACHINES ALLOWED AT A SINGLE PLACE, ALLOWED HOURS OF OPERATION, THE AGE OF PLAYERS TO WHOM PAYOUTS MAY BE MADE, RESIDENCY OF OWNER, OPERATORS, AND MARKETERS, LIMITATIONS ON CREDITS AND LOCATION OF ESTABLISHMENTS WITH SUCH MACHINES AND PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS; BY ADDING SECTION 12-21-2703 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A COIN-OPERATED MACHINE WITH A FREE PLAY FEATURE MAY NOT BE LOCATED IN A LOCATION WITHOUT A RETAIL LICENSE; TO AMEND SECTION 12-21-2720, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO LICENSE FEES FOR COIN-OPERATED DEVICES, SO AS TO IMPOSE A ONE-TIME NONREFUNDABLE FEE OF FIVE HUNDRED DOLLARS ON LICENSES ISSUED FOR COIN-OPERATED DEVICES AND VIDEO GAMES WITH A FREE PLAY FEATURE BETWEEN JULY 1,1993, AND JUNE 30, 1995, AND PROVIDE THAT THE TAX COMMISSION SHALL RETAIN THE FEE FOR THE PURPOSE OF MONITORING THESE DEVICES; TO AMEND SECTION 12-21-2726, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO LICENSE DISPLAY, SO AS TO PROHIBIT THE LINKING OF MACHINES EXCEPT FOR CERTAIN PURPOSES; TO AMEND SECTION 12-21-2738, RELATING TO THE CIVIL PENALTY FOR VIOLATIONS RELATING TO COIN-OPERATED DEVICES, SO AS TO PROVIDE A TWO THOUSAND FIVE HUNDRED DOLLAR PENALTY FOR VIOLATIONS WITH RESPECT TO COIN-OPERATED DEVICES WITH A FREE PLAY FEATURE AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE DISTRIBUTION OF PENALTY PROCEEDS; TO AMEND SECTION 16-1-10, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO OFFENSES CLASSIFIED AS FELONIES, SO AS TO ADD FELONIES CREATED BY THE VIDEO GAME MACHINES ACT, TO PROVIDE A REFERENDUM TO BE HELD STATEWIDE AT THE TIME OF THE 1994 GENERAL ELECTION ON THE QUESTION OF ALLOWING PAYOUTS FOR CREDITS EARNED ON COIN-OPERATED VIDEO GAMES WITH RESULTS DETERMINED ON A COUNTY-BY-COUNTY BASIS AND PAYOUTS PROHIBITED AFTER JUNE 30, 1995, IN A COUNTY WITH A MAJORITY "NO" VOTE, TO PROVIDE PRO RATA REFUNDS FOR THE PORTION OF A LICENSE AFTER JUNE 30, 1994, IN A COUNTY WITH A MAJORITY "NO" VOTE; TO PROVIDE FOR COUNTY REFERENDUMS ON ALLOWING OR PROHIBITING CASH PAYMENTS FOR CREDITS EARNED ON COIN-OPERATED VIDEO GAMES HELD AT THE TIME OF THE GENERAL ELECTION BEGINNING WITH THE GENERAL ELECTION OF 1998, TO ALLOW SUCH REFERENDUMS TO BE HELD BY ORDINANCE OF THE COUNTY GOVERNING BODY OR BY PETITION OF QUALIFIED ELECTORS, AND REQUIRE PRO RATA REFUNDS OF LICENSES IN COUNTIES WITH A MAJORITY VOTE PROHIBITING PAYOUTS; TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-4160, RELATING TO PENALTIES FOR EXCESS TRUCK WEIGHTS, SO AS TO REDUCE THE FINE UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES, TO INCREASE THE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS OF GROSS WEIGHT LIMITATIONS, TO PROVIDE THAT IN CERTAIN INSTANCES THE FINE IMPOSED MUST BE EQUAL TO ONE-HALF THE RATE FOR VEHICLES TRANSPORTING RAW FARM OR FOREST PRODUCTS TO THE FIRST MARKET OR TO SPECIALLY DESIGNED GARBAGE TRUCKS, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE PAYMENT OF FINES AND ADDITIONAL USES FOR MONIES COLLECTED; BY ADDING SECTION 56-3-195 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT BEGINNING JULY 1, 1994, EACH COUNTY SHALL MAIL MOTOR VEHICLE REGISTRATION AND LICENSING NOTICES TO THE OWNERS OF VEHICLES IN THAT COUNTY, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE PROCEDURES TO BE FOLLOWED TO ACCOMPLISH SAME; BY ADDING SECTIONS 56-3-251 AND 56-3-253 SO AS TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF HIGHWAYS AND PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION TO DEVELOP A DECAL AND PROVIDE FOR RELATED REQUIREMENTS AND PENALTIES, BIENNIAL REGISTRATION OF MOTOR VEHICLES, AND REQUIREMENTS WHEN DELINQUENT PROPERTY TAXES ARE OWED ON A VEHICLE INCLUDING SUSPENSION OF THE VEHICLE'S REGISTRATION AND LICENSING AND THE OWNER'S DRIVER'S LICENSE; TO AMEND SECTION 56-3-350, RELATING TO THE REFUSAL BY THE DEPARTMENT TO REGISTER AND LICENSE OR TRANSFER REGISTRATION, SO AS TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THOSE CIRCUMSTANCES UNDER WHICH REFUSAL IS AUTHORIZED; TO AMEND SECTION 56-3-376, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE SYSTEM OF REGISTRATION, SO AS TO DELETE REFERENCES TO A REPEALED SECTION, CHANGE THE REFERENCES TO ANNUAL TO BIENNIAL, AND REVISE THE REGISTRATION FEES AND PERIOD; TO AMEND SECTION 56-3-377, RELATING TO THE EXPIRATION OF REGISTRATION, SO AS TO DELETE THE REFERENCE TO A REPEALED SECTION AND CHANGE THE REFERENCE TO ANNUAL TO BIENNIAL, AND THE EXPIRATION FROM TWELVE TO TWENTY-FOUR MONTHS; TO AMEND SECTION 56-3-385, RELATING TO EXTENSION OF THE DEADLINE FOR LICENSE PLATES AND STICKERS, SO AS TO CHANGE THE REFERENCE TO ANNUAL TO BIENNIAL; TO AMEND SECTION 56-3-420, RELATING TO REGISTRATION AND LICENSING OF AUTOMOBILE UTILITY TRAILERS, SO AS TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR CERTAIN AUTHORIZATION TO REFUSE REGISTRATION AND LICENSING; TO AMEND SECTION 56-3-610, RELATING TO THE PAYMENT FOR REGISTRATION AND LICENSING, SO AS TO CHANGE THE REFERENCE TO ANNUAL TO BIENNIAL; TO AMEND SECTION 56-3-620, RELATING TO THE REGISTRATION FEES FOR CERTAIN VEHICLES, AND SECTION 56-3-640, RELATING TO REGISTRATION AND LICENSE FEES FOR COMMON CARRIER PASSENGER VEHICLES, SO AS TO CHANGE THE REFERENCES TO ANNUAL TO BIENNIAL AND REVISE THE FEES; TO AMEND SECTION 56-3-660, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO FEES, REGISTRATION, AND LICENSING FOR SELF-PROPELLED PROPERTY CARRYING VEHICLES, SO AS TO CHANGE THE REFERENCES TO ANNUAL TO BIENNIAL, CHANGE THE REGISTRATION AND LICENSING PERIOD, AND REVISE THE FEES; TO AMEND SECTION 56-3-670, RELATING TO SPECIAL FARM VEHICLE LICENSES FOR FARM TRUCKS, SECTION 56-3-700, RELATING TO REGISTRATION FEES FOR TRAILERS, SEMITRAILERS, AND POLE TRAILERS, SECTION 56-3-710, RELATING TO REGISTRATION FEES FOR HOUSE TRAILERS, SECTION 56-3-720, RELATING TO REGISTRATION FEES FOR CAMPERS AND TRAVEL TRAILERS, SECTION 56-3-740, RELATING TO REGISTRATION FEES FOR TRACKLESS TROLLEY BUSES, SECTION 56-3-750, RELATING TO REGISTRATION AND LICENSE FEES FOR SPECIAL MOBILE EQUIPMENT VEHICLES, AND SECTION 56-3-760, RELATING TO REGISTRATION FEES FOR MOTORCYCLES AND MOTOR-DRIVEN CYCLES, SO AS TO CHANGE THE REFERENCES TO ANNUAL TO BIENNIAL AND REVISE THE FEES; TO AMEND SECTION 56-3-770, RELATING TO REGISTRATION AND LICENSE FEES FOR MOTOR VEHICLES WITH SOLID TIRES, SO AS TO CHANGE THE REFERENCES TO ANNUAL TO BIENNIAL; TO AMEND SECTION 56-3-780, RELATING TO PERMANENT LICENSE PLATES FOR STATE POLITICAL SUBDIVISION AND CIVIL AIR PATROL MOTOR VEHICLES, SO AS TO CHANGE THE REFERENCE TO ANNUAL TO BIENNIAL AND REVISE THE FEES; TO AMEND SECTION 56-3-900, RELATING TO REFUNDS OF REGISTRATION AND LICENSE FEES, SO AS TO INCLUDE BIENNIAL REGISTRATION; TO AMEND SECTION 56-3-1230, RELATING TO SPECIFICATIONS FOR LICENSE PLATES AND REVALIDATION STICKERS, SO AS TO CHANGE THE REFERENCE TO ANNUAL TO BIENNIAL; TO AMEND SECTIONS 56-3-1510, 56-3-1520, AND 56-3-1530, RELATING TO SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES FOR AMATEUR RADIO OPERATORS, SO AS TO CHANGE THE REFERENCE TO ANNUAL TO BIENNIAL, REVISE THE REGISTRATION FEES, AND CHANGE THE REFERENCE TO THE LICENSING PERIOD; TO AMEND SECTIONS 56-3-1610 AND 56-3-1630, RELATING TO SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES FOR EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIANS, SECTIONS 56-3-1750 AND 56-3-1760, RELATING TO SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES FOR MEMBERS OF THE UNITED STATES MILITARY RESERVE, AND SECTION 56-3-1820, RELATING TO SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES FOR MEMBERS OF THE NATIONAL GUARD, SO AS TO CHANGE THE REFERENCES TO ANNUAL TO BIENNIAL AND REVISE THE REGISTRATION FEES; TO AMEND SECTIONS 56-3-2010 AND 56-3-2020, RELATING TO SPECIAL PERSONALIZED LICENSE PLATES FOR CERTAIN PERSONS, SO AS TO CHANGE THE REFERENCES TO ANNUAL TO BIENNIAL, REVISE THE REGISTRATION FEES, AND CHANGE THE REFERENCE TO THE LICENSING PERIOD; TO AMEND SECTIONS 56-3-2150 AND 56-3-2160, RELATING TO SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES FOR THE TRANSPORTATION OF HOUSE TRAILERS, SECTIONS 56-3-2810 AND 56-3-2820, RELATING TO SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES FOR VOLUNTEER FIREMEN, AND SECTIONS 56-3-3310 AND 56-3-3320, RELATING TO SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES FOR RECIPIENTS OF THE PURPLE HEART, SO AS TO CHANGE THE REFERENCES TO ANNUAL TO BIENNIAL AND CHANGE THE LICENSING PERIOD; TO AMEND SECTION 56-3-3710, RELATING TO SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES WITH COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY EMBLEMS, SECTION 56-3-3910, RELATING TO SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES COMMEMORATING THE STATE DANCE, AND SECTION 56-3-3950, RELATING TO SPECIAL "KEEP SOUTH CAROLINA BEAUTIFUL" LICENSE PLATES, SO AS TO CHANGE THE REFERENCES TO ANNUAL TO BIENNIAL, REVISE THE REGISTRATION FEES, AND CHANGE THE LICENSING PERIOD; TO REPEAL SECTION 56-3-375 RELATING TO THE REGISTRATION SCHEDULE FOR MOTOR VEHICLES; TO AMEND SECTIONS 12-37-2610, 12-37-2620, 12-37-2650, 12-37-2660, 12-37-2680, AND 12-37-2725, RELATING TO THE ASSESSMENT AND COLLECTION OF PROPERTY TAXES ON VEHICLES, SO AS TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THIS ASSESSMENT AND COLLECTION IN CONFORMITY WITH THE BIENNIAL REGISTRATION AND LICENSING OF VEHICLES; TO REPEAL SECTIONS 12-37-2670 AND 12-37-2700 RELATING TO PROPERTY TAXES ON VEHICLES; TO AMEND SECTION 12-27-400, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE DISTRIBUTION AND USE OF THE 1.66 CENTS A GALLON GASOLINE TAX, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT NINE AND ONE-HALF MILLION DOLLARS MUST BE TRANSFERRED ANNUALLY FROM THE STATE HIGHWAY FUND AND ALLOCATED TO "DONOR COUNTIES" AS ADDITIONAL "C" FUNDS, TO DEFINE "DONOR COUNTIES" AND PROVIDE THE ALLOCATION METHOD OF THIS ADDITIONAL SUM, TO REQUIRE AN ADDITIONAL LINE ON SALES, USE, AND LOCAL OPTION SALES AND USE TAX RETURNS FOR USE BY THE TAX COMMISSION AND THE STATE TREASURER IN CALCULATING AND DISTRIBUTING THE ADDITIONAL SUM TRANSFERRED, TO PROVIDE FOR THE USES OF "C" FUND REVENUES, TO PROVIDE FOR A COUNTY TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE APPOINTED BY THE COUNTY LEGISLATIVE DELEGATION, TO PROVIDE THAT ALL "C" FUND EXPENDITURES MUST BE APPROVED BY THE TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE AND MADE PURSUANT TO A COUNTYWIDE TRANSPORTATION PLAN ADOPTED BY THE COMMITTEE AND APPROVED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF HIGHWAYS AND PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION, TO AUTHORIZE REGIONAL TRANSPORTATION PLANS, TO PROVIDE THAT TRANSPORTATION PLANS MAY NOT BE CONSTRUED AS AFFECTING THE PLANS AND IMPLEMENTATION OF THE STATEWIDE SURFACE TRANSPORTATION PLAN, TO REQUIRE THE COUNTY TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE TO ADOPT SPECIFICATIONS FOR LOCAL ROAD PROJECTS PRIOR TO EXPENDING FUNDS AND PROVIDE SPECIFICATION REQUIREMENTS, TO PROVIDE THAT A COUNTY TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE PROVIDING ITS OWN ENGINEERING, CONTRACTING, AND PROJECT SUPERVISION MAY ELECT TO RECEIVE ITS ALLOCATION DIRECTLY ON AN ANNUAL BASIS AND PROVIDE THAT THE HIGHWAY COMMISSION SHALL ADMINISTER THE FUNDS AT A COMMITTEE'S REQUEST, TO REQUIRE PROCUREMENT PROCEDURES WITH SEALED COMPETITIVE BIDDING AND PUBLIC ADVERTISEMENT FOR "C" FUND PROJECTS IN COUNTIES ELECTING TO PROVIDE ENGINEERING, CONTRACTING, AND PROJECT SUPERVISION, TO REQUIRE BIDS ON CONTRACTS IN EXCESS OF ONE HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS TO BE ACCOMPANIED BY A CERTIFIED BID BOND AND WORK AWARDED UNDER SUCH CONTRACTS TO BE COVERED BY PERFORMANCE AND PAYMENT BONDS, TO REQUIRE PUBLICATION OF BID SUMMARIES, AND TO PROVIDE PROCEDURES FOR ISSUING STATE HIGHWAY BONDS FOR WHICH "C" FUND REVENUES ARE PLEDGED FOR REPAYMENT; BY ADDING ARTICLE 6 TO CHAPTER 21, TITLE 24 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR A COMPREHENSIVE COMMUNITY CONTROL SYSTEM WITHIN THE DEPARTMENT OF PROBATION, PAROLE AND PARDON SERVICES; TO AMEND SECTION 14-1-210, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A COST OF COURT FEE TO FUND CERTAIN PROGRAMS AND FEES FOR PARTICULAR CONVICTIONS, SO AS TO, AMONG OTHER THINGS, DELETE LANGUAGE AND CHANGE CERTAIN COST OF COURT FEES; TO AMEND SECTION 24-21-80, RELATING TO THE REQUIREMENT THAT PROBATIONERS AND PAROLEES MUST PAY A CERTAIN FEE, DELINQUENCY, AND EXEMPTION, SO AS TO, AMONG OTHER THINGS, DELETE CERTAIN LANGUAGE, REQUIRE THE PAYMENT OF A REGULAR SUPERVISION FEE, RATHER THAN TWO HUNDRED FORTY DOLLARS A YEAR, TOWARD OFFSETTING THE COST OF SUPERVISION FOR THE DURATION OF THE SUPERVISION, CHANGE OTHER FEES, AND PROVIDE, AMONG OTHER THINGS, THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF PROBATION, PAROLE AND PARDON SERVICES MAY SUBSTITUTE PUBLIC SERVICE EMPLOYMENT FOR SUPERVISION FEES WHEN IT CONSIDERS THE SAME TO BE IN THE BEST INTEREST OF THE STATE AND THE INDIVIDUAL; TO AMEND SECTION 24-21-960, RELATING TO RE-APPLICATION FOR PARDON AFTER DENIAL, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR A PARDON APPLICATION FEE; TO AMEND SECTION 1-19-60, RELATING TO THE COMPOSITION OF THE STATE REORGANIZATION COMMISSION, SO AS TO DELETE THE FIVE GUBERNATORIAL APPOINTEES; TO AMEND SECTION 1-22-60, RELATING TO THE CONFIDENTIALITY OF CERTAIN RECORDS OF THE COMPLIANCE REVIEW COMMITTEE, STATE REORGANIZATION COMMISSION, AND THE LEGISLATIVE AUDIT COUNCIL, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT COMPLIANCE REVIEW COMMITTEE MEETINGS MUST BE OPEN TO MEMBERS AND STAFF OF STANDING COMMITTEES OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES AND THE SENATE TO WHICH THE AUDIT WAS ASSIGNED BY THE SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE AND THE PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE; TO AMEND SECTION 59-19-340, RELATING TO CHILD DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS, SECTION 59-63-20, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE AGE OF ATTENDANCE FOR THE PUBLIC SCHOOLS OF THIS STATE, AND SECTION 59-65-10, RELATING TO THE RESPONSIBILITY OF PARENTS OR GUARDIANS TO CAUSE THEIR CHILDREN TO ATTEND SCHOOL, SO AS TO CHANGE FROM NOVEMBER FIRST TO SEPTEMBER FIRST THE DATE IN A PARTICULAR SCHOOL YEAR WHICH DETERMINES A CHILD'S ELIGIBILITY FOR ATTENDANCE OR PARTICIPATION BASED ON AGE, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE PHASING-IN OF THE ABOVE PROVISIONS; TO ENACT THE EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT AND ACADEMIC ASSISTANCE ACT OF 1993 BY AMENDING TITLE 59, RELATING TO EDUCATION, BY ADDING CHAPTER 139 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR CERTAIN EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT AND ACADEMIC ASSISTANCE; TO AMEND SECTION 59-1-450, RELATING TO PARENT EDUCATION PROGRAMS, SO AS TO REVISE THE PROGRAMS, PROVIDE FOR PARENTING/FAMILY LITERACY PROGRAMS, AND THE MANNER IN WHICH THESE PROGRAMS ARE ESTABLISHED AND FUNDED; BY ADDING SECTION 59-1-454 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION SHALL DEVELOP A PARENTAL INVOLVEMENT PROGRAM FOR USE IN GRADES FOUR THROUGH EIGHT; TO AMEND SECTION 59-3-90, RELATING TO IN-SERVICE TRAINING PROGRAMS FOR TEACHERS, SO AS TO INCLUDE REFERENCES TO EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT AND ASSISTANCE TRAINING AND REVISE CERTAIN IMPLEMENTATION DATES; TO AMEND SECTION 59-5-65, RELATING TO THE POWERS AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION, SO AS TO REVISE THESE POWERS AND RESPONSIBILITIES IN REGARD TO DEVELOPING CERTAIN ONE-HALF DAY EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS FOR FOUR-YEAR-OLD CHILDREN, AND DELETE CERTAIN REQUIREMENTS PERTAINING TO COMPENSATORY AND REMEDIAL INSTRUCTION PROGRAMS; TO AMEND SECTION 59-19-340, RELATING TO CHILD DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS FOR THREE AND FOUR-YEAR-OLD CHILDREN, SO AS TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THESE PROGRAMS AND THE DATES ON WHICH CHILDREN ARE ELIGIBLE FOR THESE PROGRAMS; TO AMEND SECTION 59-20-40, RELATING TO THE DETERMINATION OF ANNUAL ALLOCATIONS TO SCHOOL DISTRICTS, SO AS TO REVISE THE WEIGHTINGS USED FOR EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT AND ASSISTANCE, AND DELETE PROVISIONS PERTAINING TO THE ANNUAL DETERMINATION OF THE APPROPRIATE LEVEL OF COMPENSATORY AND REMEDIAL PROGRAMS AND THEIR FUNDING; TO AMEND SECTION 59-20-60, RELATING TO SPENDING PRIORITIES UNDER THE EDUCATION FINANCE ACT, SO AS TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THESE PRIORITIES AND THE PROCEDURES FOR THEIR DETERMINATION; TO PROVIDE FOR THE MANNER IN WHICH AN ADEQUATE NUMBER OF SITES FOR DROPOUT PREVENTION AND REMEDIAL PROJECTS MUST BE FUNDED; TO REPEAL SECTION 59-18-20 RELATING TO COMPETITIVE GRANT PROGRAMS FOR THE IMPROVEMENT OF INSTRUCTION AND SECTIONS 59-65-410 THROUGH 59-65-460 RELATING TO DROPOUT PREVENTION AND RECOVERY PROGRAMS; TO PROVIDE THAT THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION SHALL FORMULATE AN IMPLEMENTATION PLAN TO ACCOMPLISH CERTAIN NATIONAL EDUCATION GOALS BY THE YEAR 2000 AS APPLICABLE TO SOUTH CAROLINA, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE MANNER IN WHICH AND TIME TABLES UNDER WHICH THE PLAN MUST BE FORMULATED; BY ADDING SECTION 8-11-99 SO AS TO AUTHORIZE THE COMPTROLLER GENERAL TO COLLECT BY PAYROLL DEDUCTION PARKING FEES ASSESSED FOR THE USE OF STATE-OWNED OR STATE-OPERATED PROPERTY; BY ADDING SECTION 25-1-3235 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT PERSONS ENLISTING IN THE NATIONAL GUARD AFTER JUNE 30, 1993, ARE INELIGIBLE TO RECEIVE THE STATE NATIONAL GUARD PENSION AND TO ESTABLISH THE NATIONAL GUARD PENSION FUND, WHICH MUST BE MANAGED BY THE STATE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD AS OTHER STATE RETIREMENT SYSTEM FUNDS ARE MANAGED FOR THE PAYMENT OF NATIONAL GUARD PENSIONS, TO PROVIDE FOR THE INVESTMENT OF THE FUND BY THE STATE TREASURER, TO REQUIRE ANNUAL APPROPRIATIONS TO THIS FUND IN AN AMOUNT SUFFICIENT TO ESTABLISH AND MAINTAIN THE FUND ON AN ACTUARIAL BASIS; TO AMEND SECTION 25-1-3240, RELATING TO THE ADMINISTRATION OF NATIONAL GUARD PENSIONS, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE ADMINISTRATION OF THE NATIONAL GUARD PENSION FUND; TO AMEND SECTIONS 44-2-20 AND 44-2-40, BOTH AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS AND THE SUPERB ACCOUNT AND THE SUPERB FINANCIAL RESPONSIBILITY FUND FOR PURPOSES OF THE STATE UNDERGROUND PETROLEUM ENVIRONMENTAL RESPONSE BANK ACT OF 1988, SO AS TO DEFINE "COMMITTED FUNDS" AND PROVIDE FOR THE USE OF SUCH COMMITTED FUNDS IN THE OPERATION OF THE SUPERB ACCOUNT AND THE SUPERB FINANCIAL RESPONSIBILITY FUND; TO AMEND SECTIONS 8-27-10, 8-27-20, 8-27-30, AND 8-27-40, RELATING TO THE PROTECTION FROM ADVERSE PERSONNEL ACTIONS AFFORDED AND REMEDIES ALLOWED PUBLIC EMPLOYEES WHO REPORT CERTAIN MISCONDUCT, SO AS TO LIMIT PROTECTION TO INSTANCES WHERE AN EMPLOYEE HAS REPORTED IN WRITING TO AN APPROPRIATE AUTHORITY, TO DEFINE "REPORT", "APPROPRIATE AUTHORITY", AND "WRONGDOING", TO REQUIRE AN EMPLOYEE TO HAVE REPORTED WRONGDOING WITHIN SIXTY DAYS OF LEARNING OF THE ACTIVITY, TO ALLOW DISCIPLINARY ACTION AGAINST AN EMPLOYEE WHO FILES A REPORT OF WRONGDOING IN BAD FAITH, TO PROVIDE FOR DISCIPLINARY ACTION AGAINST A SUPERVISORY EMPLOYEE WHO RETALIATES AGAINST AN EMPLOYEE FILING A GOOD FAITH REPORT, TO REQUIRE AN EMPLOYEE WHOSE REPORT SAVES PUBLIC FUNDS TO ELECT BETWEEN THE MONETARY AWARDS AUTHORIZED UNDER THIS CHAPTER OR THE EMPLOYEE SUGGESTION PROGRAM, IF THE EMPLOYING AGENCY PARTICIPATES, TO ELIMINATE THE PRESUMPTION THAT ADVERSE PERSONNEL ACTIONS WITHIN ONE YEAR AFTER REPORTING MISCONDUCT ARE WRONGFUL, TO REQUIRE AN EMPLOYEE TO HAVE EXHAUSTED ALL AVAILABLE GRIEVANCE OR OTHER ADMINISTRATIVE REMEDIES, WITH A FINDING THAT THE EMPLOYEE WOULD NOT HAVE BEEN DISCIPLINED BUT FOR THE FILING OF THE REPORT, TO REQUIRE ANY ACTION BROUGHT BY THE EMPLOYEE TO BE A NONJURY CIVIL ACTION BROUGHT IN THE COUNTY WHERE THE EMPLOYMENT ACTION OCCURRED, TO LIMIT ACTUAL DAMAGES RECOVERABLE TO FIFTEEN THOUSAND DOLLARS AND PROVIDE FOR REASONABLE ATTORNEY FEES SUBJECT TO SPECIFIED LIMITS, TO REQUIRE AN ACTION TO BE BROUGHT WITHIN ONE YEAR AFTER THE ACCRUAL OF THE CAUSE OF ACTION OR THE EXHAUSTION OF OTHER REMEDIES, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE AMENDMENTS PROVIDED IN THIS SECTION APPLY TO PERSONNEL ACTIONS AFTER THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THE SECTION; TO AMEND SECTION 12-27-1320, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO GOALS OR SET-ASIDES FOR BUSINESSES OWNED AND CONTROLLED BY DISADVANTAGED MINORITIES OR FEMALES, SO AS TO INCLUDE ALL "C" FUNDS IN THE TOTAL STATE SOURCE HIGHWAY FUNDS; TO AMEND SECTION 56-3-670, RELATING TO THE LICENSING OF FARM TRUCKS, SO AS TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL USES OF FARM TRUCK AND REVISE CERTAIN LICENSE FEES; TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-4020, RELATING TO THE EXEMPTION FROM SIZE, WEIGHT, AND LOAD REQUIREMENTS FOR CERTAIN VEHICLES, SO AS TO REVISE THE LIMITATION ON THE APPLICATION OF THE EXEMPTION TO VEHICLES TWELVE FEET IN WIDTH OR LESS; TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-4150, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO VEHICLE LOAD CAPACITY, SO AS TO REQUIRE THE TRUE UNLOADED WEIGHT SIGN ON FARM TRUCKS; TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-4185, RELATING TO PERMITS FOR COTTON MODULAR VEHICLES, SO AS TO REVISE THE REQUIREMENTS FOR THE PERMIT; TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-4900, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO REGULATIONS ON BRAKES AND EXCEPTIONS FOR FARM TRAILERS, SO AS TO REVISE THE EXCEPTIONS FOR FARM TRAILERS; BY ADDING SECTION 20-7-1640 SO AS TO REQUIRE THAT A PERSON APPLYING FOR LICENSURE AS A FOSTER PARENT AND A PERSON EIGHTEEN YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER RESIDING IN THAT HOME MUST UNDERGO A STATE LAW ENFORCEMENT DIVISION AND FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION FINGERPRINT REVIEW BEFORE THE PERSON MAY BE LICENSED AS A FOSTER PARENT; TO PROVIDE THAT A FEE FOR A FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION REVIEW MUST BE PAID BY THE INDIVIDUAL; TO AMEND SECTION 59-31-530, RELATING TO TEXTBOOK CONTRACTS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT CONTRACTS WITH TEXTBOOK PUBLISHERS AND INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS' PROVIDERS SHALL RUN FOR NOT LESS THAN ONE NOR MORE THAN SIX YEARS; TO AMEND SECTION 51-17-115, RELATING TO THE HERITAGE LAND TRUST FUND, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR MANAGEMENT DEVELOPMENT TO PROTECT PRIORITY AREAS AND RELATED EXPENDITURES; BY ADDING SECTION 14-1-213 SO AS TO IMPOSE AN ADDITIONAL SURCHARGE OF TEN PERCENT NOT TO EXCEED FIVE HUNDRED DOLLARS ON THE FINE IMPOSED FOR SPECIFIED CRIMINAL OFFENSES TO BE USED FOR CERTAIN DEFENSE OF INDIGENTS; TO DESIGNATE SECTIONS 17-3-10 THROUGH 17-3-110 AS ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 3, TITLE 17 ENTITLED "GENERAL PROVISIONS"; TO AMEND CHAPTER 3 OF TITLE 17, RELATING TO DEFENSE OF INDIGENTS, BY ADDING ARTICLE 3 SO AS TO ESTABLISH THE COMMISSION ON INDIGENT DEFENSE AND PROVIDE FOR ITS MEMBERSHIP, POWERS, AND DUTIES AND TO ESTABLISH THE OFFICE OF INDIGENT DEFENSE; TO AMEND SECTION 16-3-26, RELATING TO DEFENSE OF INDIGENTS IN CAPITAL CASES, SO AS TO, AMONG OTHER THINGS, ESTABLISH MAXIMUM HOURLY RATES AND MAXIMUM PAYMENTS FOR APPOINTED ATTORNEYS, EXPERT WITNESSES, AND INVESTIGATIVE ASSISTANCE AND TO REQUIRE A HEARING ON FEES, COSTS, AND OTHER EXPENSES AND TO REQUIRE THE SUPREME COURT TO PROMULGATE GUIDELINES CONCERNING QUALIFICATIONS NECESSARY TO BE A DEATH PENALTY QUALIFIED ATTORNEY; TO AMEND SECTION 17-3-30, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PERSONS UNABLE TO EMPLOY COUNSEL, SO AS TO, AMONG OTHER THINGS, IMPOSE AN APPLICATION FEE FOR PUBLIC DEFENDER SERVICES TO BE USED EXCLUSIVELY FOR CERTAIN DEFENSE OF INDIGENTS; TO AMEND SECTION 17-3-50 AND SECTION 17-3-80, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE DEFENSE OF INDIGENTS, SO AS TO, AMONG OTHER THINGS, ESTABLISH MAXIMUM HOURLY RATES AND MAXIMUM PAYMENTS FOR APPOINTED ATTORNEYS, EXPERT WITNESSES, AND INVESTIGATIVE ASSISTANCE, AND TO PROVIDE FOR FUNCTIONS OF THE OFFICE OF INDIGENT DEFENSE; TO REPEAL SECTION 17-23-70 RELATING TO THE APPOINTMENT OF COUNSEL IN CAPITAL CASES; BY ADDING SECTION 8-11-170 SO AS TO PROHIBIT DUAL EMPLOYMENT BY A STATE AGENCY HEAD WITHOUT PRIOR APPROVAL BY THE AGENCY HEAD SALARY COMMISSION AND THE STATE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD; BY ADDING SECTION 12-21-2423 SO AS TO DEDICATE ONE-FOURTH OF ADMISSIONS TAX REVENUES FROM THE FIRST FIFTEEN YEARS OF OPERATION OF A MAJOR TOURISM OR RECREATION FACILITY TO THE COUNTY OR MUNICIPALITY IN WHICH THE FACILITY IS LOCATED FOR ADDITIONAL INFRASTRUCTURE IMPROVEMENTS, TO DEDICATE AN ADDITIONAL ONE-FOURTH OF SUCH ADMISSIONS TAXES FOR FIFTEEN YEARS TO A SPECIAL TOURISM INFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPMENT FUND WHICH MUST BE USED TO PROVIDE INFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPMENT GRANTS TO LOCAL UNITS OF GOVERNMENT WITHIN FIVE MILES OF A MAJOR TOURISM OR RECREATION FACILITY, TO DEFINE "MAJOR TOURISM OR RECREATION FACILITY" AND "ADDITIONAL INFRASTRUCTURE IMPROVEMENTS"; TO AMEND SECTION 41-45-20, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE COORDINATING COUNCIL FOR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, SO AS TO GIVE THE COUNCIL AUTHORITY TO APPROVE LOCAL INFRASTRUCTURE GRANTS; TO AMEND SECTION 12-27-1270, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ACCOUNT FUNDED BY THE SHIMS TAX, SO AS TO INCREASE THE FUND FROM FIFTEEN TO EIGHTEEN MILLION DOLLARS; TO PROVIDE A STATEMENT OF INTENT OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY IN REGARD TO THE ACCOUNTABILITY OF STATE AGENCY, DEPARTMENT, AND INSTITUTION HEADS, AND THE EXPECTATION THAT THEY HAVE IN PLACE AN EFFECTIVE SYSTEM OF MANAGEMENT CONTROLS TO PREVENT AND DETECT IMPROPER CONDUCT, WASTE, OR ABUSE WITHIN THEIR AGENCY, DEPARTMENT, OR INSTITUTION; TO AMEND SECTION 59-5-65, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE POWERS AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION, SO AS TO REQUIRE THE BOARD TO CONSULT WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURAL EDUCATION AT CLEMSON UNIVERSITY IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF ANY STATE PLAN UNDER THE CARL PERKINS VOCATIONAL AND APPLIED TECHNOLOGY AND EDUCATION ACT; TO AMEND SECTION 13-9-30, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE SAVANNAH VALLEY AUTHORITY, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE AUTHORITY IS SUBJECT TO THE PROVISIONS OF THE CONSOLIDATED PROCUREMENT CODE AND THE COMPENSATION OF THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE AUTHORITY IS SUBJECT TO THE STATE AGENCY HEAD SALARY REVIEW PROCESS, TO PROVIDE THAT AUTHORITY EMPLOYEES ARE SUBJECT TO THE STATE UNIFORM CLASSIFICATION AND COMPENSATION PLAN UNTIL SUCH TIME AS THE AUTHORITY IS SELF-SUPPORTING, AND TO PROVIDE THAT BEGINNING JULY 1, 1993, THE COMPENSATION OF THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR MUST BE RE-EVALUATED BY THE STATE AGENCY HEAD SALARY COMMISSION; BY ADDING SECTION 2-17-17 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A DEPARTMENT DIRECTOR, CONSTITUTIONAL OFFICER, AGENCY DIRECTOR, STATE BOARD OR COMMISSION, OR GOVERNING BODY OF ANY OTHER ENTITY OF STATE GOVERNMENT WHOSE DEPARTMENT, OFFICE, AGENCY, BOARD, COMMISSION, OR ENTITY EMPLOYS OR CONTRACTS WITH A LOBBYIST, AS DEFINED IN SECTION 2-17-10, WHO IS NOT A FULL-TIME EMPLOYEE OF THE STATE FROM STATE FUNDS MUST USE A PORTION OF THOSE FUNDS TO PROVIDE IN A TIMELY FASHION COPIES OF THE DISCLOSURE STATEMENTS AND REPORTS FILED BY THE LOBBYIST WITH THE SECRETARY OF STATE OR STATE ETHICS COMMISSION BY MAIL TO THE HOME ADDRESS OF EACH MEMBER OF THE BOARD, COMMISSION, OR GOVERNING BODY, AUTHORITY OR OFFICIAL OF SUCH DEPARTMENT, AGENCY, OR ENTITY; BY ADDING SECTION 61-9-312 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR A SPECIAL VERSION OF A RETAIL BEER AND WINE PERMIT FOR OFF-PREMISES CONSUMPTION WITH NO RESTRICTIONS ON THE DAYS OR HOURS OF SALES AND PROVIDE FOR THE USE OF GENERATED REVENUE; TO REQUIRE THE ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE CONTROL COMMISSION TO PRORATE THE SPECIAL RETAIL PERMIT FEES PROVIDED IN SECTION 61-9-312 FOR THE 1993-94 PERMIT YEAR; TO PROVIDE FOR APPROVAL REFERENDUMS; TO AMEND SECTION 12-37-450, RELATING TO THE REIMBURSEMENT TO COUNTIES AND MUNICIPALITIES FOR REVENUES LOST FROM THE BUSINESS INVENTORY TAX EXEMPTION, SO AS TO REQUIRE THE ALLOCATION OF THE REIMBURSEMENTS TO TAKE INTO ACCOUNT A MUNICIPALITY'S ANNEXATION OF A PORTION OF A SPECIAL PURPOSE DISTRICT AND ASSUMPTION IN THE ANNEXED AREA OF THE DISTRICT'S SERVICE FUNCTIONS; TO AMEND SECTION 12-21-2720, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE LICENSES CHARGED FOR COIN-OPERATED MACHINES AND DEVICES, SO AS TO AUTHORIZE MUNICIPALITIES TO IMPOSE A MUNICIPAL LICENSE FEE NOT EXCEEDING TEN PERCENT OF THE STATE LICENSE FEE; TO AMEND SECTION 12-21-2720, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE LICENSES CHARGED FOR COIN-OPERATED MACHINES AND DEVICES, SO AS TO AUTHORIZE COUNTIES TO IMPOSE A COUNTY LICENSE FEE NOT EXCEEDING TEN PERCENT OF THE STATE LICENSE FEE ON MACHINES LOCATED IN THE UNINCORPORATED AREA OF A COUNTY; TO AMEND SECTION 44-56-180, RELATING TO THE HAZARDOUS WASTE CONTINGENCY FUND, SO AS TO AUTHORIZE, WITH APPROVAL OF THE HAZARDOUS WASTE MANAGEMENT SELECT OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE, THE USE OF FUNDS FOR PERSONNEL AND OPERATING COSTS TO IMPLEMENT THE DEPARTMENT'S PROGRAM FOR CONDUCTING THESE GOVERNMENTAL RESPONSE ACTIONS; TO AMEND SECTION 44-56-820, RELATING TO THE HAZARDOUS WASTE MANAGEMENT RESEARCH FUND, SO AS TO DELETE THE REFERENCE TO THE INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR WASTE MANAGEMENT AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE FUND MAY BE USED FOR THE RESEARCH OF WASTE MANAGEMENT PRACTICES THAT ARE IDENTIFIED THROUGH HAZARDOUS WASTE RESEARCH; TO AMEND SECTION 44-56-840, RELATING TO THE HAZARDOUS WASTE MANAGEMENT SELECT OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE, SO AS TO DELETE A DESIGNEE MEMBER FROM THE HAZARDOUS WASTE TASK FORCE AND TO AUTHORIZE REIMBURSEMENT FROM THE FUND FOR THE ATTENDANCE OF MEETINGS BY THE MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE; BY ADDING SECTION 11-35-1600 SO AS TO DIRECT THE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD TO DEVELOP A PROGRAM TO MANAGE THE LEASING OF ALL PUBLIC AND PRIVATE SPACE OF STATE AGENCIES AND PROVIDE PROCEDURES THE REGULATIONS OF THE BOARD PERTAINING THERETO MUST INCLUDE; TO AMEND SECTION 11-35-3020, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO CONSTRUCTION PROCUREMENT PROCEDURES, SO AS TO REVISE AND FURTHER PROVIDE FOR BID ACCEPTANCE PROCEDURES; TO AMEND SECTION 11-9-660, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE INVESTMENT OF STATE FUNDS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE STATE TREASURER HAS FULL POWER TO INVEST AND REINVEST SUCH FUNDS AND TO REVISE THE LIST OF AUTHORIZED INVESTMENTS; TO REPEAL SECTION 11-9-661 RELATING TO STATE INVESTMENTS IN REPURCHASE AGREEMENTS; TO AMEND SECTION 12-7-437, RELATING TO THE DEDUCTION FROM TAXABLE INCOME OF A PORTION OF NET LONG-TERM CAPITAL GAIN, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEDUCTION APPLIES TO NET CAPITAL GAIN; BY ADDING ARTICLE 7 TO CHAPTER 54, TITLE 12 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR REVOCATION OF PROFESSIONAL LICENSES BY THE TAX COMMISSION; BY ADDING SECTION 61-3-425 SO AS TO PROHIBIT A LICENSE FROM BEING ISSUED, RENEWED, OR TRANSFERRED BY THE ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE CONTROL COMMISSION UNLESS IT IS SHOWN THAT THE APPLICANT DOES NOT OWE STATE OR FEDERAL DELINQUENT TAXES, PENALTIES, OR INTEREST; TO AMEND CHAPTER 21, TITLE 12, RELATING TO STAMP AND BUSINESS LICENSE TAXES, BY ADDING ARTICLE 25 SO AS TO ENACT "THE MARIJUANA AND CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE TAX ACT", TO PROVIDE A PENALTY FOR FAILURE TO PAY THE TAX AND FOR REVEALING INFORMATION CONTAINED IN REPORTS; TO AMEND SECTION 16-1-10, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO FELONIES, SO AS TO ADD TO THE LIST REVEALING INFORMATION CONTAINED IN REPORTS TO THE TAX COMMISSION; TO AMEND SECTION 13-7-140, RELATING TO THE REQUIREMENTS FOR TRANSPORTING RADIOACTIVE WASTE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT WHEN RADIOLOGICAL WASTE TRANSPORTATION FEES ARE NO LONGER COLLECTED, THE BUDGET OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL MUST BE REDUCED BY AN AMOUNT EQUAL TO THE AMOUNT APPROPRIATED TO THE DEPARTMENT TO MONITOR RADIOLOGICAL WASTE TRANSPORTATION; TO PROVIDE FOR THE PUBLICATION AND DISTRIBUTION OF A ROSTER OF SOUTH CAROLINA SOLDIERS, SAILORS, MARINES, AIRMEN, AND OTHER MILITARY PERSONNEL WHO SERVED THE UNITED STATES IN THE KOREAN CONFLICT, VIETNAM CONFLICT, AND OPERATION DESERT STORM; BY ADDING ARTICLE 6 TO CHAPTER 6, TITLE 44 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR TRUSTS AND THEIR REQUIREMENTS IN ORDER FOR A TRUST BENEFICIARY TO QUALIFY FOR MEDICAID FOR NURSING HOME CARE; TO AMEND SECTION 62-5-420, RELATING TO CONSERVATORS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A TRUST MEETING CERTAIN CRITERIA IS NOT A TRANSFER OR ALIENATION OF PROPERTY; BY ADDING SECTION 44-55-120 SO AS TO AUTHORIZE THE SOUTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL TO COLLECT A FEE, ESTABLISHED ANNUALLY IN THE APPROPRIATIONS ACT, FROM PUBLIC DRINKING WATER SYSTEMS, TO CREATE A SAFE DRINKING WATER FUND IN THE TREASURER'S OFFICE FOR DEPOSIT OF THESE FUNDS, TO ESTABLISH A SAFE DRINKING WATER ADVISORY COMMITTEE FOR THE EXPENDITURE OF THESE FEES, TO AUTHORIZE THE DEPARTMENT TO DENY A CONSTRUCTION PERMIT OR REVOKE AN OPERATING PERMIT IF THE ABILITY TO COMPLY WITH THE SAFE DRINKING WATER ACT IS NOT DEMONSTRATED, TO AUTHORIZE A WATER SYSTEM TO INCREASE SERVICE CONNECTION COSTS FOR THE ACTUAL COST OF THE FEE WITHOUT OBTAINING APPROVAL; TO AMEND ACT 1377 OF 1968, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT BONDS, SO AS TO REVISE EXISTING BOND AUTHORIZATIONS FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF YOUTH SERVICES AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE DISBURSEMENT OF FUNDS AND THE LOCATION OF THE REGIONAL RECEPTION AND EVALUATION CENTERS MUST BE CONSISTENT WITH THE TERMS OF THE SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT IN THE CASE OF ALEXANDER S; VS; MCLAWHORN; TO AMEND SECTION 59-101-360, RELATING TO THE USE OF CERTAIN SALES TAX REVENUES ON CATALOG SALES FOR THE SUPPORT OF HIGHER EDUCATION AND OTHER PURPOSES INCLUDING THE EIA FUND, SO AS TO CLARIFY THE AMOUNT DISTRIBUTED, TO RENAME THE ACCOUNT INTO WHICH SUCH REVENUES ARE CREDITED THE MAIL ORDER SALES TAX FUND, AND TO REVISE THE DISTRIBUTION OF THE REVENUES CREDITED TO THE FUND; BY ADDING SECTION 20-7-738 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR PETITION AND INTERVENTION BY THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES IN CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT CASES BEFORE FAMILY COURT; TO AMEND SECTION 20-7-110, RELATING TO LEGAL REPRESENTATION IN CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT PROCEEDINGS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES MUST REPRESENT THE INTERESTS OF THE STATE AND THE LOCAL CHILD PROTECTIVE SERVICES AGENCY; TO AMEND SECTION 20-7-490, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS FOR INTAKE, SO AS TO REVISE THE DEFINITION OF "A PERSON RESPONSIBLE FOR A CHILD'S WELFARE"; TO AMEND SECTION 20-7-650, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DUTIES OF LOCAL CHILD PROTECTIVE AGENCY, SO AS TO DELETE PROVISIONS RELATING TO INITIATING PROTECTIVE SERVICES IN FAMILY COURT AND REFERENCES TO THE CIRCUIT SOLICITOR; TO AMEND SECTION 20-7-762, RELATING TO FAMILY COURT REVIEW, SO AS TO PROVIDE A HEARING AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 20-7-738; TO AMEND SECTION 20-7-1440, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO FEES AND COSTS, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR A FEE OF ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS TO OFFSET THE LEGAL EXPENSES ASSOCIATED WITH INITIATING THE CHILD ABUSE OR NEGLECT CASES; TO AMEND SECTION 20-7-3010, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO INJUNCTION BY THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES, SO AS TO DELETE PROVISIONS RELATING TO THE ATTORNEY GENERAL OR CIRCUIT SOLICITOR INITIATING THE INJUNCTION PROCEEDING; TO REPEAL SECTIONS 20-7-2960 AND 20-7-3080 RELATING TO CIRCUIT SOLICITORS ENFORCING CERTAIN PROVISIONS; BY ADDING SECTION 17-15-260 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE DISTRIBUTION OF FORFEITED BAIL FUNDS; TO AMEND SECTION 12-37-930, RELATING TO THE VALUATION OF PROPERTY AND DEPRECIATION ALLOWANCES, SO AS TO PROVIDE AN ALTERNATIVE MEANS TO CALCULATE THE DEPRECIATION ALLOWANCE CONCERNING A USEFUL LIFE OF MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT; TO AMEND SECTION 59-54-20, RELATING TO THE STATE COUNCIL ON VOCATIONAL AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT MEMBERSHIP ON THE COUNCIL SHALL COMPLY WITH FEDERAL LAW AND SHALL INCLUDE MEMBERS OF THE COMMISSION ON HIGHER EDUCATION, TO PROVIDE THAT THE COMMISSION ON HIGHER EDUCATION SHALL SERVE AS THE STATE OCCUPATIONAL TRAINING ADVISORY COMMITTEE, AND TO TERMINATE THE TERMS OF THE CURRENT MEMBERS OF THE COUNCIL JUNE 30, 1993, AND TO DIRECT THE GOVERNOR TO APPOINT NEW MEMBERS; TO REPEAL AND RECODIFY A REGULATION OF THE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD GOVERNING THE AUTHORIZED LIMITS OF REIMBURSEMENTS FOR OFFICIAL EXPENSES; BY ADDING SECTION 8-11-180 SO AS TO REQUIRE AN ANNUAL REPORT OF ANY FOREIGN TRAVEL OF STATE EMPLOYEES OR STATE OFFICIALS AND TO SPECIFY THE INFORMATION TO BE REPORTED; TO AMEND CHAPTER 7 OF TITLE 20, THE CHILDREN'S CODE, BY ADDING ARTICLE 26 SO AS TO ENACT THE SOUTH CAROLINA CHILD FATALITY REVIEW AND PREVENTION ACT, TO PROVIDE FOR THE POLICY OF THE STATE IN PREVENTING CHILD DEATHS, TO CREATE THE DEPARTMENT OF CHILD FATALITIES IN THE STATE LAW ENFORCEMENT DIVISION AND TO PROVIDE FOR ITS DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS, TO ESTABLISH THE STATE CHILD FATALITY ADVISORY COMMITTEE, TO PROVIDE FOR ITS MEMBERS, ITS PURPOSE, POWERS, AND DUTIES; TO PROVIDE FOR ACCESS TO AND CONFIDENTIALITY OF RECORDS RELATING TO CHILDREN WHO HAVE DIED AND SERVICES PROVIDED TO THESE CHILDREN AND THEIR FAMILIES; BY ADDING SECTIONS 17-5-140 AND 17-5-265 SO AS TO REQUIRE CORONERS AND MEDICAL EXAMINERS TO NOTIFY THE DEPARTMENT OF CHILD FATALITIES WHEN A CHILD DIES UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES; BY ADDING SECTIONS 17-5-150 AND 17-5-275 SO AS TO AUTHORIZE A CORONER OR A MEDICAL EXAMINER TO OBTAIN AN INSPECTION WARRANT IN THE COURSE OF CONDUCTING AN INVESTIGATION OF A CHILD'S DEATH; TO AMEND SECTION 20-7-490, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS IN THE CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT LAW, SO AS TO REVISE THE DEFINITION OF "ABUSED OR NEGLECTED CHILD"; TO AMEND SECTION 20-7-510, RELATING TO REPORTING OF CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT, SO AS TO REQUIRE EMPLOYEES OF A CORONER OR A MEDICAL EXAMINER, UNDERTAKER, FUNERAL HOME DIRECTOR, OR THEIR EMPLOYEES TO REPORT; TO AMEND SECTION 20-7-650, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DUTIES OF LOCAL CHILD PROTECTIVE AGENCIES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT CONFIDENTIALITY PROVISIONS DO NOT APPLY TO REQUESTS FOR INFORMATION BY THE DEPARTMENT OF CHILD FATALITIES; TO AMEND SECTION 20-7-690, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO CONFIDENTIALITY OF CHILD ABUSE REPORTS, AND RECORDS, SO AS TO ALLOW THE RELEASE OF SUCH INFORMATION TO COUNTY MEDICAL EXAMINERS, CORONERS, THE DEPARTMENT OF CHILD FATALITIES, AND THE ADVISORY COMMITTEE AND TO PROVIDE THAT FUNDS AND POSITIONS RELATED TO THE CHILD FATALITY REVIEW PROCESS IN THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES MUST BE TRANSFERRED TO THE DEPARTMENT OF CHILD FATALITIES; TO AMEND SECTION 9-8-60, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE RETIREMENT SYSTEM FOR JUDGES AND SOLICITORS, SO AS TO REENACT THE PROVISIONS OF ACT 43 OF 1985 ALLOWING A BENEFICIARY RETURNING TO SERVICE AS A MEMBER OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO CONTINUE TO RECEIVE BENEFITS UPON FILING A STATEMENT WITH THE STATE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD ELECTING NOT TO PARTICIPATE IN THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY RETIREMENT SYSTEM AND TO MAKE THIS PROVISION RETROACTIVE TO ITS ORIGINAL EFFECTIVE DATE; TO AMEND CHAPTER 3 OF TITLE 56, RELATING TO REGISTRATION AND LICENSING OF MOTOR VEHICLES, BY ADDING ARTICLE 6 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR REGISTRATION AND LICENSING OF CORPORATE-OWNED FLEET MOTOR VEHICLES; TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-4140, RELATING TO EXEMPTIONS OF CERTAIN VEHICLES TO PERMIT REQUIREMENTS, SO AS TO INCLUDE IN THE EXEMPTIONS WELL DRILLING OR BORING RIGS OR VEHICLES USED TO TRANSPORT WELL DRILLING EQUIPMENT; BY ADDING SECTION 12-36-915 SO AS TO PROVIDE A SURCHARGE OF ONE DOLLAR FOR EACH ADULT FILM, VIDEO, OR RECORDING SOLD OR RENTED AT RETAIL, AND TO DEFINE "ADULT FILM, VIDEO, OR RECORDING" AND OTHER TERMS USED IN THIS SECTION, AND TO PROVIDE THAT REVENUE FROM THIS SURCHARGE MUST BE DEPOSITED TO THE CREDIT OF THE GENERAL FUND OF THE STATE; TO AMEND SECTION 12-31-20, RELATING TO REGISTRATION AND IDENTIFICATION MARKERS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT MAY ENTER INTO RECIPROCAL AGREEMENTS WITH OTHER STATES FOR REGISTRATION AND IDENTIFICATION FUEL MARKERS FOR QUALIFIED VEHICLES; ALLOWING THE CORPORATE HEADQUARTERS CREDIT OF CERTAIN GROUPS OF CORPORATIONS FILING A CONSOLIDATED 1990 SOUTH CAROLINA CORPORATE INCOME TAX RETURN TO BE DETERMINED ON A CONSOLIDATED BASIS BY AGGREGATING CORPORATE HEADQUARTERS FUNCTIONS, EXPENDITURE AND EMPLOYMENT CREATIONS, AND CLASSIFICATIONS OF THE CORPORATIONS AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE RESULTING AGGREGATE CREDITS MAY BE CLAIMED AGAINST THE CORPORATE LICENSE TAX OF ANY CORPORATE MEMBER OF THE GROUP; BY ADDING SECTION 44-56-164 SO AS TO CREATE THE PINEWOOD DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY AND TO PROVIDE FOR ITS MEMBERSHIP, POWERS, AND DUTIES; TO AMEND SECTION 44-56-163, RELATING TO THE PINEWOOD HAZARDOUS WASTE CONTINGENCY FUND AND THE PINEWOOD DEVELOPMENT FUND, SO AS TO DELETE DUPLICATE PROVISIONS; TO AMEND SECTION 12-7-1220, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE TARGETED JOBS CORPORATE TAX CREDIT, SO AS TO ALLOW SHAREHOLDERS OF A SUBCHAPTER S CORPORATION OTHERWISE QUALIFYING FOR THE CREDIT AND WHICH ALSO QUALIFIES TO USE THE FEE IN LIEU OF PROPERTY TAXES TO CLAIM THE CREDIT AGAINST THE STATE INDIVIDUAL INCOME TAX LIABILITY OF THE SHAREHOLDER; TO AMEND SECTION 12-36-2610, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE DISCOUNT ALLOWED FOR TIMELY PAYMENT OF THE SALES TAX, SO AS TO ALLOW A DISCOUNT NOT TO EXCEED TEN THOUSAND DOLLARS IN ONE STATE FISCAL YEAR FOR AN OUT-OF-STATE RETAILER VOLUNTARILY COLLECTING AND REMITTING USE TAX ON TANGIBLE PERSONAL PROPERTY SOLD TO CUSTOMERS IN THIS STATE; BY ADDING SECTION 4-10-65 SO AS TO PROVIDE FURTHER FOR THE MANNER IN WHICH FUNDS ARE DISTRIBUTED WHICH ARE COLLECTED BY THE TAX COMMISSION FROM THE LOCAL OPTION SALES TAX WHICH ARE NOT IDENTIFIED AS TO THE GOVERNMENTAL UNIT DUE THE TAX; BY ADDING SECTION 61-1-105 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR A REFUND OF A PORTION OF A BIENNIAL LICENSE OR PERMIT WHEN A LICENSEE OR PERMITTEE CLOSES THE BUSINESS UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES; TO AMEND SECTION 12-4-340, RELATING TO THE AUTHORITY TO CONTRACT WITH A COLLECTION AGENCY TO COLLECT DELINQUENT TAXES, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE COLLECTION FROM ANY TAXPAYER; TO AMEND SECTION 12-9-510, RELATING TO PAYMENTS TO THE TAX COMMISSION UPON THE SALE OF REAL PROPERTY AND ASSOCIATED TANGIBLE PERSONAL PROPERTY OWNED BY A NONRESIDENT, SO AS TO PROVIDE AN OPTION FOR THE SELLER IF HE FINANCES ALL OR PART OF THE TRANSACTION; TO AMEND SECTION 12-36-2570, RELATING TO THE TIME FOR PAYMENT OF SALES AND USE TAX, SO AS TO AUTHORIZE THE TAX COMMISSION TO ENTER INTO AN AGREEMENT WITH A TAXPAYER ALLOWING THE TAXPAYER TO REMIT THE TAX ON STATISTICAL FACTORS PROVIDED IN THE AGREEMENT AND TO ALLOW THIS REPORTING ONLY FOR PURCHASES BY THE TAXPAYER FOR ITS USE, STORAGE, OR CONSUMPTION; TO AMEND SECTION 12-43-220, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PROPERTY CLASSIFICATION AND ASSESSMENT RATIOS FOR PURPOSES OF AD VALOREM TAXES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE FOUR PERCENT ASSESSMENT RATIO FOR OWNER OCCUPIED RESIDENTIAL REAL PROPERTY APPLIES WHEN THE REAL PROPERTY IS HELD IN TRUST AND THE TRUSTEE CERTIFIES TO THE ASSESSOR THAT THE RESIDENCE IS OCCUPIED BY THE INCOME BENEFICIARY OF THE TRUST; TO AMEND SECTION 12-37-266, RELATING TO THE APPLICATION OF THE HOMESTEAD EXEMPTION TO PROPERTY HELD IN TRUST FOR LIFE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE EXEMPTION APPLIES WHEN THE OTHERWISE ELIGIBLE BENEFICIARY OF A TRUST POSSESSES USE OF THE DWELLING; BY ADDING SECTION 56-3-2325 SO AS TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATION OF DEALER PLATES; TO AMEND SECTION 56-3-2320, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DEALER AND WHOLESALER PLATES, SO AS TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL RESTRICTIONS ON THE ISSUANCE OF DEALER LICENSE PLATES AND PROHIBIT THE ISSUANCE OF WHOLESALER LICENSE PLATES; TO AMEND SECTION 56-3-2350, RELATING TO SPECIAL REGISTRATION, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR USE OF TRANSPORTER LICENSE PLATES FOR DEALERS; TO AMEND SECTIONS 12-36-90 AND 12-36-110, BOTH AS AMENDED, RELATING TO GROSS PROCEEDS OF SALES AND SALE AT RETAIL, SO AS TO EXEMPT A MOTOR VEHICLE USED WITH A DEALER LICENSE PLATE FROM IMPOSITION OF TAX; TO AMEND SECTION 57-25-150, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PERMIT FEES FOR DIRECTIONAL SIGNS, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR A FIFTEEN-DOLLAR FEE FOR DIRECTIONAL SIGNS RELATING TO NATIONAL HISTORIC LANDMARKS; TO PROVIDE THAT EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 1993, NO GOVERNMENTAL AGENCY OR QUASI-GOVERNMENTAL ENTITY OR AGENCY SHALL PAY A CONTINGENCY FEE OR BONUS TO PRIVATE COUNSEL RETAINED BY SUCH AGENCY OR ENTITY FOR LEGAL REPRESENTATION, UNLESS SUCH CONTINGENCY FEE OR BONUS ARRANGEMENT HAS BEEN REDUCED TO WRITING SETTING FORTH THE PARAMETERS OF THE EMPLOYMENT AND THE TERMS OF PAYMENT PRIOR TO THE INITIATION OF SUCH REPRESENTATION; TO AMEND TITLE 1, RELATING TO THE ADMINISTRATION OF GOVERNMENT, BY ADDING CHAPTER 31 SO AS TO CREATE THE STATE COMMISSION FOR MINORITY AFFAIRS AND TO PROVIDE FOR ITS FUNCTIONS, POWERS, AND DUTIES; TO AMEND SECTION 40-7-240, RELATING TO THE GROUNDS FOR REFUSAL TO ISSUE OR RENEW OR GROUNDS TO SUSPEND OR REVOKE A CERTIFICATE OF REGISTRATION ISSUED BY THE BOARD OF BARBER EXAMINERS, SO AS TO PROVIDE AN ADDITIONAL GROUND PERTAINING TO SANITARY MANAGEMENT OF BARBERSHOPS AND BARBER SCHOOLS; TO REPEAL SECTION 2-1-185 RELATING TO PAY RAISES FOR MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY.




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