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A138, R143, H3649
Sponsors: Reps. Crawford and Sandifer
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Introduced in the House on February 2, 2017
Introduced in the Senate on March 9, 2017
Last Amended on February 21, 2018
Passed by the General Assembly on February 21, 2018
Governor's Action: March 12, 2018, Signed
Summary: Architectural Examiners Board
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 2/2/2017 House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 16) 2/2/2017 House Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry (House Journal-page 16) 3/7/2017 House Committee report: Favorable with amendment Labor, Commerce and Industry (House Journal-page 2) 3/8/2017 Scrivener's error corrected 3/8/2017 House Amended (House Journal-page 25) 3/8/2017 House Read second time (House Journal-page 25) 3/8/2017 House Roll call Yeas-101 Nays-0 (House Journal-page 27) 3/9/2017 House Read third time and sent to Senate (House Journal-page 8) 3/9/2017 Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 10) 3/9/2017 Senate Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry (Senate Journal-page 10) 4/27/2017 Senate Committee report: Favorable with amendment Labor, Commerce and Industry 4/28/2017 Scrivener's error corrected 5/9/2017 Senate Committee Amendment Adopted (Senate Journal-page 23) 5/9/2017 Senate Read second time (Senate Journal-page 23) 5/9/2017 Senate Roll call Ayes-36 Nays-0 (Senate Journal-page 23) 5/10/2017 Scrivener's error corrected 5/10/2017 Senate Read third time and returned to House with amendments (Senate Journal-page 39) 5/10/2017 House Non-concurrence in Senate amendment (House Journal-page 99) 5/10/2017 House Roll call Yeas-0 Nays-94 (House Journal-page 100) 5/11/2017 Senate Senate insists upon amendment and conference committee appointed Scott, Davis, Bennett (Senate Journal-page 17) 5/11/2017 House Conference committee appointed Crawford, Atwater, Anderson 1/10/2018 Senate Conference committee appointed Scott, Davis, Corbin (Senate Journal-page 7) 2/20/2018 Senate Conference report adopted (Senate Journal-page 28) 2/20/2018 Senate Roll call Ayes-43 Nays-0 (Senate Journal-page 28) 2/21/2018 House Conference report received and adopted (House Journal-page 20) 2/21/2018 House Roll call Yeas-105 Nays-0 (House Journal-page 22) 2/21/2018 House Ordered enrolled for ratification (House Journal-page 23) 3/7/2018 Ratified R 143 3/12/2018 Signed By Governor 3/14/2018 Effective date 03/12/18 3/20/2018 Act No. 138
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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL
(A138, R143, H3649)
AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 40-3-60, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE BOARD OF ARCHITECTURAL EXAMINERS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THE BOARD MAY OFFER ADVICE AND RECOMMENDATIONS TO THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING AND REGULATION CONCERNING THE DEVELOPMENT OF CERTAIN STATUTORY REVISIONS AND OTHER MATTERS AS THE DEPARTMENT REQUESTS; TO AMEND SECTION 40-3-115, RELATING TO JURISDICTION OF THE BOARD, SO AS TO REVISE THIS JURISDICTION; AND TO AMEND SECTION 40-22-280, RELATING TO EXEMPTIONS FOR CERTAIN PLANS AND SPECIFICATIONS FROM PROVISIONS REGULATING ENGINEERS AND SURVEYORS, SO AS TO EXEMPT SUCH PLANS AND SPECIFICATIONS FOR CERTAIN BUILDINGS AND STRUCTURES LESS THAN THREE STORIES HIGH AND LESS THAN FIVE THOUSAND SQUARE FEET IN AREA.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
Board of Architectural Examiners, powers and duties
SECTION 1. Section 40-3-60 of the 1976 Code is amended to read:
"Section 40-3-60. (A) The board may adopt rules governing its proceedings and shall elect a chairman, vice chairman, and secretary who shall serve a term of one year. The board may promulgate regulations necessary to carry out the provisions of this chapter and shall adopt a seal with which all of its official documents must be sealed.
(B) The board may advise and recommend action to the department in the development of statutory revisions and other matters as the department may request in regard to the administration of this chapter."
Board of Architectural Examiners, jurisdiction
SECTION 2. Section 40-3-115 of the 1976 Code is amended to read:
"Section 40-3-115. The board has jurisdiction:
(1) over practice undertaken by nonlicensed individuals and firms and the actions committed or omitted by current and former licensees during the entire period of licensure; and
(2) to act on any matter that arises during the practice authorization period of licensed practitioners and firms, as provided for in Section 40-1-115."
Engineers and surveyors, exemptions
SECTION 3. Section 40-22-280(B)(2) of the 1976 Code is amended to read:
"(2) buildings and structures less than three stories high and less than five thousand square feet in area, except that buildings and structures classified as assembly, educational, high hazard, institutional, or uses as defined by the International Code Series, as adopted by the State of South Carolina, regardless of size or area, are not exempt from the provisions of this chapter;"
SECTION 4. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
Ratified the 7th day of March, 2018.
Approved the 12th day of March, 2018.
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