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The House assembled at 10:00 A.M.
Deliberations were opened with prayer by the Chaplain of the House of Representatives, the Rev. Dr. Alton C. Clark as follows:
Eternal God, the Inspiration to our holiest desires, speak to us words of support and encouragement for You know our struggles with doubts so deep and desperate. Keep within us a faith so strong as to make us courageous in all our duties and responsibilities. Inspire us with the ability to put our trust in God. From Your great heart of goodness and mercy, may our lives draw their loftiest aspirations, their love and longing for truth, their hunger and thirst after righteousness, for Yours, Lord, "is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, forever and ever."
After corrections to the Journal of the proceedings of yesterday, the SPEAKER ordered it confirmed.
Rep. STUART moved that when the House adjourns, it adjourn in memory of Johnny R. Laird of North, which was agreed to.
The following Bills were taken up, read the third time, and ordered returned to the Senate with amendments.
S. 295 -- Senator Reese: A BILL TO AMEND ACT 318 OF 1965, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE CHEROKEE SPRINGS FIRE DISTRICT IN SPARTANBURG COUNTY, SO AS TO AUTHORIZE THE BOARD OF FIRE CONTROL FOR THE DISTRICT TO BORROW A MAXIMUM OF ONE MILLION DOLLARS INSTEAD OF A MAXIMUM OF TWO HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS.
S. 514 -- Senators Greg Smith and Williams: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 50-18-90, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO TRANSFERS OF PERMITTED AQUACULTURE SPECIES AND FEED AND SUPPLIES AND NOTIFICATION OF FISH DIE-OFFS IN EXCESS OF TWO HUNDRED FIFTY FISH, SO AS TO DELETE THE NOTIFICATION REQUIREMENT.
The following Bills were taken up, read the third time, and ordered sent to the Senate.
H. 3370 -- Rep. Waldrop: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 16-13-425, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE UNLAWFUL FAILURE TO RETURN RENTED VIDEO OR CASSETTE TAPES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON IS NOT GUILTY OF THE OFFENSE OF PETIT LARCENY FOR HIS FAILURE TO RETURN THE VIDEO OR CASSETTE TAPE WHERE THE ORIGINAL DOLLAR AMOUNT OF THE LEASE OR RENTAL AGREEMENT IS TWO HUNDRED DOLLARS OR LESS UNLESS HE WILFULLY AND FRAUDULENTLY FAILS TO RETURN THE VIDEO OR CASSETTE TAPE WITHIN SEVENTY-TWO HOURS AFTER A LETTER DEMANDING RETURN OF THE VIDEO OR CASSSETTE TAPE HAS BEEN MAILED TO HIM BY FIRST CLASS MAIL AT HIS LAST KNOWN ADDRESS BY THE OWNER OF THE VIDEO OR CASSETTE TAPE OR HIS AGENT.
H. 3379 -- Rep. Haskins: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 41-31-390, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO ISSUANCE OF WARRANTS OF EXECUTION FOR COLLECTION OF EMPLOYMENT SECURITY CONTRIBUTIONS, SO AS TO AUTHORIZE THE SHERIFF OR TAX COLLECTOR ALSO TO COLLECT ANY COSTS INCURRED IN COLLECTING THESE CONTRIBUTIONS AND TO AUTHORIZE THE SHERIFF OR TAX COLLECTOR TO CONTRACT WITH A COLLECTION AGENCY TO COLLECT ALL COSTS AND AMOUNTS.
H. 3808 -- Reps. Huff, Phillips, R. Smith and Byrd: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-30-11 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT BY SEPTEMBER 1, 1993, THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION SHALL DEVELOP AN ALTERNATIVE ASSESSMENT MECHANISM TO THE WRITTEN PORTION OF THE EXIT EXAM FOR THOSE STUDENTS WHO HAVE ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE, AND TO PROVIDE THAT UNTIL THIS ALTERNATIVE IS DEVELOPED, PASSING THE WRITTEN PORTION OF THE EXIT EXAM IS WAIVED FOR THE PURPOSES OF RECEIVING A STATE HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA FOR THOSE STUDENTS WHO ARE OTHERWISE QUALIFIED TO RECEIVE THE DIPLOMA.
The following Bill and Joint Resolutions were read the third time, passed and, having received three readings in both Houses, it was ordered that the title of each be changed to that of an Act, and that they be enrolled for ratification.
S. 425 -- Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE LICENSING BOARD FOR CONTRACTORS, RELATING TO CONTRACT BIDS, AWARDS PERTAINING TO FIRE SPRINKLER CONTRACTORS, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 1562, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
S. 427 -- Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE BOARD OF ARCHITECTURAL EXAMINERS, RELATING TO THE INTERN DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 1588, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
S. 550 -- Senator Stilwell: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 27-8-30, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE CREATION, DURATION, EFFECT, AND CONVEYANCE OF CONSERVATION EASEMENTS, SO AS TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS FOR A PUBLIC HEARING ON A PROPOSAL BY A GOVERNMENTAL BODY TO CONVEY AN EASEMENT.
At 11:30 A.M. the House in accordance with the motion of Rep. STUART adjourned in memory of Johnny R. Laird of North, to meet at 12:00 Noon, Tuesday, April 6.
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