South Carolina General Assembly
123rd Session, 2019-2020

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H. 4335

STATUS INFORMATION

General Bill
Sponsors: Reps. Bradley, Alexander, Burns, Hyde, Long, Erickson, Taylor, Bennett, Hewitt, Daning, Hixon and Hill
Document Path: l:\council\bills\jn\3007cz19.docx

Introduced in the House on March 27, 2019
Currently residing in the House

Summary: Regulatory Freedom Act

HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS

     Date      Body   Action Description with journal page number
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   3/27/2019  House   Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 49)
   3/27/2019  House   Referred to Committee on Regulations and Administrative 
                        Procedures (House Journal-page 49)
    4/9/2019  House   Committee report: Favorable with amendment Regulations 
                        and Administrative Procedures (House Journal-page 22)
   4/10/2019  House   Member(s) request name removed as sponsor: Kirby, Rose
   4/10/2019  House   Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Hill
   4/10/2019  House   Requests for debate-Rep(s).  Hiott, G.R. Smith, Martin, 
                        Hewitt, Ligon, Felder, Forrest, Pope, B. Newton, 
                        D.C. Moss, Hosey, Hayes, Atkinson, Weeks, Brown, 
                        Kirby, Cobb-Hunter, King, Hart, Rose, Henegan, 
                        Bradley, Rivers, Toole, Huggins (House Journal-page 45)
   4/24/2019  House   Member(s) request name removed as sponsor: McGinnis
    5/2/2019  House   Debate adjourned until  Fri., 5-10-19 
                        (House Journal-page 73)

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3/27/2019
4/9/2019

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COMMITTEE REPORT

April 9, 2019

H. 4335

Introduced by Reps. Bradley, Alexander, Burns, Hyde, Kirby, Long, McGinnis, Rose, Erickson, Taylor, Bennett, Hewitt, Daning and Hixon

S. Printed 4/9/19--H.

Read the first time March 27, 2019.

            

THE COMMITTEE ON REGULATIONS AND ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURES

To whom was referred a Bill (H. 4335) to amend the Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, to enact the "Regulatory Freedom Act" by adding Section 1-23-135 so as to establish that, etc., respectfully

REPORT:

That they have duly and carefully considered the same and recommend that the same do pass with amendment:

Amend the bill, as and if amended, by striking all after the enacting words and inserting:

/    SECTION    1.    This Act may be cited as the "Regulatory Freedom Act".

SECTION    2.    Article 1, Chapter 23, Title 1 of the 1976 Code is amended by adding:

"Section 1-23-135.    Except for regulations exempted pursuant to Section 1-23-120(A) and (H)(1) and (4), a regulation promulgated or amended under this article after July 1, 2020, or the effective date of this act, whichever occurs last, expires five years from the date on which it becomes effective."

SECTION    3.    Section 1-23-130(C) of the 1976 Code is amended to read:

"(C)    If emergency regulations are either filed or expire while the General Assembly is in session, the emergency regulations remain in effect for ninety days only and may not be refiled; but if emergency regulations are both filed and expire during a time when the General Assembly is not in session they may be refiled for an additional up to two additional increments of ninety days."

SECTION    4.    This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.        /

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Amend title to conform.

CHIP HUGGINS for Committee.

            

A BILL

TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, TO ENACT THE "REGULATORY FREEDOM ACT" BY ADDING SECTION 1-23-135 SO AS TO ESTABLISH THAT A REGULATION PROMULGATED UNDER THE ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURES ACT EXPIRES FIVE YEARS AFTER JULY 1, 2020, OR THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS ACT, WHICHEVER IS LATER.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:

SECTION    1.    This Act may be cited as the "Regulatory Freedom Act".

SECTION    2.    Article 1, Chapter 23, Title 1 of the 1976 Code is amended by adding:

"Section 1-23-135.    A regulation promulgated or amended under this article after July 1, 2020, or the effective date of this act, whichever occurs last, expires five years from the date on which it becomes effective."

SECTION    3.    This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.

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