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Sponsors: Reps. Forrester, V.S. Moss, Clemmons, Allison, Loftis, Burns, Chumley, Jefferson, Mack, Willis, Anderson, Ballentine, Duckworth, Henderson, D.C. Moss, Norman, Pitts, S. Rivers, Rutherford, Tallon, Elliott and Hixon
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Introduced in the House on February 2, 2017
Introduced in the Senate on March 21, 2017
Last Amended on March 9, 2017
Currently residing in the Senate Committee on Finance
Summary: Piping materials
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 2/2/2017 House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 19) 2/2/2017 House Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry (House Journal-page 19) 2/7/2017 House Member(s) request name removed as sponsor: Sandifer 2/14/2017 House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Elliott 2/14/2017 House Committee report: Favorable with amendment Labor, Commerce and Industry (House Journal-page 35) 2/16/2017 House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Hixon 2/21/2017 House Requests for debate-Rep(s). JE Smith, Ott, Henegan, Hill, Wheeler, Ridgeway, Douglas, Thigpen, Knight, Bernstein, King, Bamberg, Quinn, Weeks, Jefferson, Anderson, Hoitt, Hosey, Crosby, Arrington, Govan, Brown, Gilliard, Sottile, Forrester, Allison, Magnuson, Robinson-Simpson, McEachern (House Journal-page 25) 2/22/2017 House Member(s) request name removed as sponsor: Sottile 2/23/2017 House Debate adjourned until Tues., 2-28-17 (House Journal-page 21) 2/28/2017 House Member(s) request name removed as sponsor: Anthony 2/28/2017 House Debate adjourned until Wed., 3-1-17 (House Journal-page 19) 3/9/2017 House Amended (House Journal-page 17) 3/9/2017 House Read second time (House Journal-page 17) 3/9/2017 House Roll call Yeas-55 Nays-47 (House Journal-page 20) 3/21/2017 House Read third time and sent to Senate (House Journal-page 140) 3/21/2017 Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 11) 3/21/2017 Senate Referred to Committee on Finance (Senate Journal-page 11)
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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL
March 9, 2017
Introduced by Reps. Forrester, V.S. Moss, Clemmons, Allison, Loftis, Burns, Chumley, Jefferson, Mack, Willis, Anderson, Ballentine, Duckworth, Henderson, D.C. Moss, Norman, Pitts, S. Rivers, Rutherford, Tallon, Elliott and Hixon
S. Printed 3/9/17--H.
Read the first time February 2, 2017.
TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 11-35-3265 SO AS TO REQUIRE GOVERNMENTAL AGENCIES TO CONSIDER ALL PIPING MATERIALS FOR DETERMINING REQUIREMENTS FOR CERTAIN PROJECTS, TO PROVIDE PIPING MATERIALS THAT MEET SUCH REQUIREMENTS AND COMPLY WITH SOUND ENGINEERING PRACTICES MUST BE ALLOWED TO BE CONSIDERED IN RELATED PROCUREMENT BIDDING PROCESSES, AND TO PROVIDE THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION DO NOT LIMIT THE DISCRETION OF GOVERNMENTAL AGENCIES FROM SELECTING PIPING MATERIALS FOR PROJECTS SUBJECT TO THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION.
Amend Title To Conform
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Subarticle 5, Article 9, Chapter 35, Title 11 of the 1976 Code is amended by adding:
"Section 11-35-3265. (A) All piping materials that comply with sound engineering practices and meet project requirements as determined by an engineer, employed or retained by a governmental body or any political subdivision, must be allowed to participate in the bidding process when a governmental agency is procuring piping materials for a water supply, wastewater, stormwater, or storm drainage project for which state funds are used.
(B) Nothing in this section prohibits an official or an engineer of the governmental agency from choosing a material at its discretion for a project referred to in subsection (A).
(C) The provisions of this section do not apply if a supplier has pipe or piping materials suitable for a project purpose in stock or in inventory."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
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