South Carolina General Assembly
123rd Session, 2019-2020
Journal of the House of Representatives

NO. 13

JOURNAL

of the

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

of the

STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA

REGULAR SESSION BEGINNING TUESDAY, JANUARY 8, 2019
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TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 2020
(STATEWIDE SESSION)

Indicates Matter Stricken
Indicates New Matter

The House assembled at 12:00 noon.
Deliberations were opened with prayer by Rev. Charles E. Seastrunk, Jr., as follows:

Our thought for today is from Ecclesiastes 4:9: "Two are better than one, because they have a good return for their labor."

Let us pray. We place our prayers before You, O Lord, for we know You have called these men and women to this place in order that they come together to get the work of the people done. Bless them as they labor in their tasks for it is by Your hand they will accomplish these goals. Bless our defenders of freedom and first responders as they care for each of us. Bestow Your blessings on our Nation, President, State, Governor, Speaker, staff, and all who labor in these Halls of Government. Heal the wounds, those seen and those hidden, of our brave warriors who suffer and sacrifice for our freedom. Lord, in Your mercy, hear our prayers. Amen.

Pursuant to Rule 6.3, the House of Representatives was led in the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag of the United States of America by the SPEAKER.

After corrections to the Journal of the proceedings of Friday, the SPEAKER ordered it confirmed.

MOTION ADOPTED

Rep. TAYLOR moved that when the House adjourns, it adjourn in memory of Frances Carole Jackson, which was agreed to.

REGULATION WITHDRAWN AND RESUBMITTED

Document No. 4889
Agency: Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation - Board of   Chiropractic Examiners
Statutory Authority: 1976 Code Section 40-9-30(D)(3)
Board of Chiropractic Examiners
Received by Speaker of the House of Representatives January 14,   2020
Referred to Regulations and Administrative Procedures Committee
Legislative Review Expiration May 13, 2020

REGULATION WITHDRAWN AND RESUBMITTED

Document No. 4892
Agency: Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation - Board of   Long Term Health Care Administrators
Statutory Authority: 1976 Code Sections 40-1-70 and 40-35-60
Health Services Executive
Received by Speaker of the House of Representatives January 14,   2020
Referred to Regulations and Administrative Procedures Committee
Legislative Review Expiration May 13, 2020

REGULATION WITHDRAWN AND RESUBMITTED

Document No. 4925
Agency: Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation - Board of   Examiners in Opticianry
Statutory Authority: 1976 Code Sections 40-1-70 and 40-38-60
Apprenticeships
Received by Speaker of the House of Representatives January 14,   2020
Referred to Regulations and Administrative Procedures Committee
Legislative Review Expiration May 13, 2020

HOUSE RESOLUTION

The following was introduced:

H. 5084 (Word version) -- Reps. Gilliam, Alexander, Allison, Anderson, Atkinson, Bailey, Bales, Ballentine, Bamberg, Bannister, Bennett, Bernstein, Blackwell, Bradley, Brawley, Brown, Bryant, Burns, Calhoon, Caskey, Chellis, Chumley, Clary, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Cogswell, Collins, B. Cox, W. Cox, Crawford, Daning, Davis, Dillard, Elliott, Erickson, Felder, Finlay, Forrest, Forrester, Fry, Funderburk, Gagnon, Garvin, Gilliard, Govan, Haddon, Hardee, Hart, Hayes, Henderson-Myers, Henegan, Herbkersman, Hewitt, Hill, Hiott, Hixon, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hyde, Jefferson, Johnson, Jones, Jordan, Kimmons, King, Kirby, Ligon, Long, Lowe, Lucas, Mace, Mack, Magnuson, Martin, Matthews, McCoy, McCravy, McDaniel, McGinnis, McKnight, Moore, Morgan, D. C. Moss, V. S. Moss, Murphy, B. Newton, W. Newton, Norrell, Oremus, Ott, Parks, Pendarvis, Pope, Ridgeway, Rivers, Robinson, Rose, Rutherford, Sandifer, Simrill, G. M. Smith, G. R. Smith, Sottile, Spires, Stavrinakis, Stringer, Tallon, Taylor, Thayer, Thigpen, Toole, Trantham, Weeks, West, Wheeler, White, Whitmire, R. Williams, S. Williams, Willis, Wooten and Yow: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO CELEBRATE THE LIFE AND SERVICE OF JO JO THE BLOODHOUND OF THE UNION COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE AND TO EXPRESS SYMPATHY IN THE LOSS OF THEIR CANINE COLLEAGUE TO ALL HER MANY FRIENDS.

The Resolution was adopted.

HOUSE RESOLUTION

The following was introduced:

H. 5085 (Word version) -- Reps. Gilliam, Alexander, Allison, Anderson, Atkinson, Bailey, Bales, Ballentine, Bamberg, Bannister, Bennett, Bernstein, Blackwell, Bradley, Brawley, Brown, Bryant, Burns, Calhoon, Caskey, Chellis, Chumley, Clary, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Cogswell, Collins, B. Cox, W. Cox, Crawford, Daning, Davis, Dillard, Elliott, Erickson, Felder, Finlay, Forrest, Forrester, Fry, Funderburk, Gagnon, Garvin, Gilliard, Govan, Haddon, Hardee, Hart, Hayes, Henderson-Myers, Henegan, Herbkersman, Hewitt, Hill, Hiott, Hixon, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hyde, Jefferson, Johnson, Jones, Jordan, Kimmons, King, Kirby, Ligon, Long, Lowe, Lucas, Mace, Mack, Magnuson, Martin, Matthews, McCoy, McCravy, McDaniel, McGinnis, McKnight, Moore, Morgan, D. C. Moss, V. S. Moss, Murphy, B. Newton, W. Newton, Norrell, Oremus, Ott, Parks, Pendarvis, Pope, Ridgeway, Rivers, Robinson, Rose, Rutherford, Sandifer, Simrill, G. M. Smith, G. R. Smith, Sottile, Spires, Stavrinakis, Stringer, Tallon, Taylor, Thayer, Thigpen, Toole, Trantham, Weeks, West, Wheeler, White, Whitmire, R. Williams, S. Williams, Willis, Wooten and Yow: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE PROFOUND SORROW OF THE MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES UPON THE PASSING OF C. W. "BILL" HOGAN OF LAURENS COUNTY AND TO EXTEND THEIR DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO HIS LARGE AND LOVING FAMILY AND HIS MANY FRIENDS.

The Resolution was adopted.

HOUSE RESOLUTION

The following was introduced:

H. 5086 (Word version) -- Reps. G. M. Smith, Weeks, Alexander, Allison, Anderson, Atkinson, Bailey, Bales, Ballentine, Bamberg, Bannister, Bennett, Bernstein, Blackwell, Bradley, Brawley, Brown, Bryant, Burns, Calhoon, Caskey, Chellis, Chumley, Clary, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Cogswell, Collins, B. Cox, W. Cox, Crawford, Daning, Davis, Dillard, Elliott, Erickson, Felder, Finlay, Forrest, Forrester, Fry, Funderburk, Gagnon, Garvin, Gilliam, Gilliard, Govan, Haddon, Hardee, Hart, Hayes, Henderson-Myers, Henegan, Herbkersman, Hewitt, Hill, Hiott, Hixon, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hyde, Jefferson, Johnson, Jones, Jordan, Kimmons, King, Kirby, Ligon, Long, Lowe, Lucas, Mace, Mack, Magnuson, Martin, Matthews, McCoy, McCravy, McDaniel, McGinnis, McKnight, Moore, Morgan, D. C. Moss, V. S. Moss, Murphy, B. Newton, W. Newton, Norrell, Oremus, Ott, Parks, Pendarvis, Pope, Ridgeway, Rivers, Robinson, Rose, Rutherford, Sandifer, Simrill, G. R. Smith, Sottile, Spires, Stavrinakis, Stringer, Tallon, Taylor, Thayer, Thigpen, Toole, Trantham, West, Wheeler, White, Whitmire, R. Williams, S. Williams, Willis, Wooten and Yow: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO HONOR AND RECOGNIZE CHEF RAFFAELE DALL'ERTA OF HAMPTONS IN SUMTER FOR HIS CONSIDERABLE ACCOMPLISHMENTS AND TO CONGRATULATE HIM ON BEING NAMED A 2020 SOUTH CAROLINA CHEF AMBASSADOR BY GOVERNOR HENRY MCMASTER.

The Resolution was adopted.

HOUSE RESOLUTION

The following was introduced:

H. 5087 (Word version) -- Reps. Matthews, Bamberg, Alexander, Allison, Anderson, Atkinson, Bailey, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Bennett, Bernstein, Blackwell, Bradley, Brawley, Brown, Bryant, Burns, Calhoon, Caskey, Chellis, Chumley, Clary, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Cogswell, Collins, B. Cox, W. Cox, Crawford, Daning, Davis, Dillard, Elliott, Erickson, Felder, Finlay, Forrest, Forrester, Fry, Funderburk, Gagnon, Garvin, Gilliam, Gilliard, Govan, Haddon, Hardee, Hart, Hayes, Henderson-Myers, Henegan, Herbkersman, Hewitt, Hill, Hiott, Hixon, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hyde, Jefferson, Johnson, Jones, Jordan, Kimmons, King, Kirby, Ligon, Long, Lowe, Lucas, Mace, Mack, Magnuson, Martin, McCoy, McCravy, McDaniel, McGinnis, McKnight, Moore, Morgan, D. C. Moss, V. S. Moss, Murphy, B. Newton, W. Newton, Norrell, Oremus, Ott, Parks, Pendarvis, Pope, Ridgeway, Rivers, Robinson, Rose, Rutherford, Sandifer, Simrill, G. M. Smith, G. R. Smith, Sottile, Spires, Stavrinakis, Stringer, Tallon, Taylor, Thayer, Thigpen, Toole, Trantham, Weeks, West, Wheeler, White, Whitmire, R. Williams, S. Williams, Willis, Wooten and Yow: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE PROFOUND SORROW OF THE MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES UPON THE PASSING OF MOTHER JUDY SCOTT OF CHARLESTON AND TO EXTEND THE DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO HER FAMILY AND MANY FRIENDS.

The Resolution was adopted.

HOUSE RESOLUTION

The following was introduced:

H. 5088 (Word version) -- Reps. Jordan, Alexander, Allison, Anderson, Atkinson, Bailey, Bales, Ballentine, Bamberg, Bannister, Bennett, Bernstein, Blackwell, Bradley, Brawley, Brown, Bryant, Burns, Calhoon, Caskey, Chellis, Chumley, Clary, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Cogswell, Collins, B. Cox, W. Cox, Crawford, Daning, Davis, Dillard, Elliott, Erickson, Felder, Finlay, Forrest, Forrester, Fry, Funderburk, Gagnon, Garvin, Gilliam, Gilliard, Govan, Haddon, Hardee, Hart, Hayes, Henderson-Myers, Henegan, Herbkersman, Hewitt, Hill, Hiott, Hixon, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hyde, Jefferson, Johnson, Jones, Kimmons, King, Kirby, Ligon, Long, Lowe, Lucas, Mace, Mack, Magnuson, Martin, Matthews, McCoy, McCravy, McDaniel, McGinnis, McKnight, Moore, Morgan, D. C. Moss, V. S. Moss, Murphy, B. Newton, W. Newton, Norrell, Oremus, Ott, Parks, Pendarvis, Pope, Ridgeway, Rivers, Robinson, Rose, Rutherford, Sandifer, Simrill, G. M. Smith, G. R. Smith, Sottile, Spires, Stavrinakis, Stringer, Tallon, Taylor, Thayer, Thigpen, Toole, Trantham, Weeks, West, Wheeler, White, Whitmire, R. Williams, S. Williams, Willis, Wooten and Yow: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE PROFOUND SORROW OF THE MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES UPON THE PASSING OF DR. JAMES PAUL
TRULUCK, JR., OF LAKE CITY AND TO EXTEND THE DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO HIS FAMILY AND MANY FRIENDS.

The Resolution was adopted.

HOUSE RESOLUTION

The following was introduced:

H. 5089 (Word version) -- Reps. Thigpen, Alexander, Allison, Anderson, Atkinson, Bailey, Bales, Ballentine, Bamberg, Bannister, Bennett, Bernstein, Blackwell, Bradley, Brawley, Brown, Bryant, Burns, Calhoon, Caskey, Chellis, Chumley, Clary, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Cogswell, Collins, B. Cox, W. Cox, Crawford, Daning, Davis, Dillard, Elliott, Erickson, Felder, Finlay, Forrest, Forrester, Fry, Funderburk, Gagnon, Garvin, Gilliam, Gilliard, Govan, Haddon, Hardee, Hart, Hayes, Henderson-Myers, Henegan, Herbkersman, Hewitt, Hill, Hiott, Hixon, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hyde, Jefferson, Johnson, Jones, Jordan, Kimmons, King, Kirby, Ligon, Long, Lowe, Lucas, Mace, Mack, Magnuson, Martin, Matthews, McCoy, McCravy, McDaniel, McGinnis, McKnight, Moore, Morgan, D. C. Moss, V. S. Moss, Murphy, B. Newton, W. Newton, Norrell, Oremus, Ott, Parks, Pendarvis, Pope, Ridgeway, Rivers, Robinson, Rose, Rutherford, Sandifer, Simrill, G. M. Smith, G. R. Smith, Sottile, Spires, Stavrinakis, Stringer, Tallon, Taylor, Thayer, Toole, Trantham, Weeks, West, Wheeler, White, Whitmire, R. Williams, S. Williams, Willis, Wooten and Yow: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE PROFOUND SORROW AND DEEP SENSE OF LOSS OF THE MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES UPON THE PASSING OF COLONEL DEAN EDWARD HUTTER, UNITED STATES ARMY, RETIRED, AND TO EXTEND THEIR DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO HIS LARGE AND LOVING FAMILY AND HIS MANY FRIENDS.

The Resolution was adopted.

INTRODUCTION OF BILLS

The following Bills were introduced, read the first time, and referred to appropriate committees:

H. 5090 (Word version) -- Reps. Morgan, Haddon, Willis, Burns, Moore, Stringer, Magnuson, Long, G. R. Smith, Yow, Hardee, Jones, Trantham, Daning, McGinnis, Erickson, Toole, Fry, Bradley, Bailey, Allison, Hiott, McCravy, Bennett, Wooten, Taylor, Finlay, Ligon, Felder, Thigpen, Huggins, Thayer, Pope, Parks, R. Williams, Alexander, Ballentine, Blackwell, Bryant, Caskey, Chumley, Clemmons, B. Cox, Elliott, Forrest, Forrester, Gagnon, Gilliam, Herbkersman, Hill, Hixon, Lowe, Mace, Martin, V. S. Moss, B. Newton, Oremus, Ridgeway, Simrill, Tallon, West and Wheeler: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 2-1-105 SO AS TO PROVIDE AFTER JULY 1, 2020, A PERSON MAY NOT BE ELECTED OR APPOINTED TO A JUDICIAL OFFICE THAT IS FILLED BY ELECTION OR APPOINTMENT OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY IF THAT PERSON IS AN IMMEDIATE FAMILY MEMBER OF A SITTING MEMBER OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY, OR A FORMER MEMBER OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY WHOSE MOST RECENT TERM OF LEGISLATIVE SERVICE ENDED LESS THAN ONE YEAR PRIOR TO THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY'S ELECTION OR APPOINTMENT OF THE OFFICE IN QUESTION.
Referred to Committee on Judiciary

S. 101 (Word version)0 -- Senators Young, Massey and Setzler: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 2 OF ACT 926 OF 1962, RELATING TO THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE AIKEN COUNTY COMMISSION FOR TECHNICAL EDUCATION, TO ADD TWO NON-VOTING MEMBERS.
Referred to Aiken Delegation

ROLL CALL

The roll call of the House of Representatives was taken resulting as follows:

Alexander                Allison                  Anderson
Atkinson                 Bailey                   Bales
Bamberg                  Bannister                Bennett
Bernstein                Blackwell                Bradley
Brawley                  Brown                    Bryant
Burns                    Calhoon                  Caskey
Chumley                  Clary                    Clemmons
Clyburn                  Cobb-Hunter              Cogswell
Collins                  B. Cox                   W. Cox
Crawford                 Daning                   Davis
Dillard                  Elliott                  Erickson
Felder                   Finlay                   Forrest
Forrester                Fry                      Funderburk
Gagnon                   Garvin                   Gilliam
Govan                    Haddon                   Hardee
Hart                     Hayes                    Henderson-Myers
Henegan                  Herbkersman              Hewitt
Hill                     Hiott                    Hixon
Hosey                    Howard                   Huggins
Hyde                     Jefferson                Johnson
Jones                    Jordan                   Kimmons
King                     Kirby                    Ligon
Long                     Lucas                    Mace
Mack                     Magnuson                 Martin
Matthews                 McCoy                    McCravy
McDaniel                 McGinnis                 Moore
Morgan                   D. C. Moss               Murphy
B. Newton                W. Newton                Oremus
Ott                      Parks                    Pope
Ridgeway                 Rivers                   Robinson
Rose                     Rutherford               Sandifer
Simrill                  G. M. Smith              G. R. Smith
Sottile                  Spires                   Stavrinakis
Stringer                 Tallon                   Taylor
Thayer                   Thigpen                  Toole
Trantham                 Weeks                    West
Wheeler                  White                    Whitmire
R. Williams              S. Williams              Willis
Wooten                   Yow                      

Total Present--116

LEAVE OF ABSENCE

The SPEAKER granted Rep. BALLENTINE a leave of absence for the day due to a mission trip to Guatemala.

LEAVE OF ABSENCE

The SPEAKER granted Rep. CHELLIS a leave of absence for the day.

LEAVE OF ABSENCE

The SPEAKER granted Rep. NORRELL a leave of absence for the day.

LEAVE OF ABSENCE

The SPEAKER granted Rep. V. S. MOSS a leave of absence for the day due to illness.

LEAVE OF ABSENCE

The SPEAKER granted Rep. CRAWFORD a temporary leave of absence.

LEAVE OF ABSENCE

The SPEAKER granted Rep. MACK a temporary leave of absence.

DOCTOR OF THE DAY

Announcement was made that Dr. Christopher A. Yeakel of Elgin was the Doctor of the Day for the General Assembly.

CO-SPONSORS ADDED AND REMOVED

In accordance with House Rule 5.2 below:

"5.2 Every bill before presentation shall have its title endorsed; every report, its title at length; every petition, memorial, or other paper, its prayer or substance; and, in every instance, the name of the member presenting any paper shall be endorsed and the papers shall be presented by the member to the Speaker at the desk. A member may add his name to a bill or resolution or a co-sponsor of a bill or resolution may remove his name at any time prior to the bill or resolution receiving passage on second reading. The member or co-sponsor shall notify the Clerk of the House in writing of his desire to have his name added or removed from the bill or resolution. The Clerk of the House shall print the member's or co-sponsor's written notification in the House Journal. The removal or addition of a name does not apply to a bill or resolution sponsored by a committee."

CO-SPONSORS ADDED

Bill Number:   H. 3332 (Word version)
Date:   ADD:
02/04/20   GOVAN, ROBINSON, DILLARD, HOSEY, ANDERSON, HART, GARVIN, BROWN, MOORE, COBB-HUNTER, BAMBERG and MATTHEWS

CO-SPONSORS ADDED

Bill Number:   H. 4209 (Word version)
Date:   ADD:
02/04/20   MARTIN, B. NEWTON, FORREST, HENEGAN and HARDEE

CO-SPONSOR ADDED

Bill Number:   H. 4258 (Word version)
Date:   ADD:
02/04/20   DANING

CO-SPONSOR ADDED

Bill Number:   H. 4737 (Word version)
Date:   ADD:
02/04/20   CALHOON

CO-SPONSORS ADDED

Bill Number:   H. 4782 (Word version)
Date:   ADD:
02/04/20   JEFFERSON, R. WILLIAMS and BRAWLEY

CO-SPONSOR ADDED

Bill Number:   H. 4958 (Word version)
Date:   ADD:
02/04/20   W. COX

CO-SPONSOR ADDED

Bill Number:   H. 4966 (Word version)
Date:   ADD:
02/04/20   JONES

CO-SPONSOR ADDED

Bill Number:   H. 5018 (Word version)
Date:   ADD:
02/04/20   FORREST

CO-SPONSORS ADDED

Bill Number:   H. 5081 (Word version)
Date:   ADD:
02/04/20   WHITE, HYDE, LIGON, ELLIOTT, FRY and GAGNON

CO-SPONSORS ADDED

Bill Number:   H. 5082 (Word version)
Date:   ADD:
02/04/20   WHITE, HYDE, LIGON, ELLIOTT, FRY and GAGNON

CO-SPONSOR REMOVED

Bill Number:   H. 4728 (Word version)
Date:   REMOVE:
02/04/20   HOSEY

CO-SPONSORS REMOVED

Bill Number:   H. 5090 (Word version)
Date:   REMOVE:
02/04/20   COGSWELL, W. COX and DAVIS

LEAVE OF ABSENCE

The SPEAKER granted Rep. D. C. MOSS a leave of absence for the remainder of the day.

SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE IN CHAIR

H. 4831--POINT OF ORDER

The following Bill was taken up:

H. 4831 (Word version) -- Reps. Hixon, Ligon, B. Newton, Forrest, R. Williams and Jefferson: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 50-15-15 SO AS TO PROHIBIT CERTAIN ACTIVITIES RELATED TO THIS STATE'S NATIVE REPTILE AND AMPHIBIAN SPECIES AND TO REQUIRE THE ESTABLISHMENT OF POSSESSION LIMITS; BY ADDING SECTION 50-15-55 SO AS TO PROHIBIT THE RELEASE OF NONNATIVE CAPTIVE WILDLIFE IN THIS STATE; TO AMEND SECTION 50-15-10, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS, SO AS TO DEFINE NEW TERMS AND EXPAND THE TERM "NONGAME SPECIES" TO INCLUDE ANIMAL PARTS, PRODUCTS, EGGS, AND OFFSPRING; TO AMEND SECTION 50-15-30, RELATING TO THE LISTING OF ENDANGERED SPECIES, SO AS TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES TO CONDUCT THE REVIEW OF THE STATE LIST OF ENDANGERED SPECIES; TO AMEND SECTION 50-15-40, RELATING TO THE ESTABLISHMENT OF WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT PROGRAMS, SO AS TO AUTHORIZE THE DEPARTMENT TO ESTABLISH WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT PROGRAMS; TO AMEND SECTION 50-15-80, RELATING TO PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS OF CERTAIN PROVISIONS, SO AS TO GRANT CONCURRENT JURISDICTION OVER THESE VIOLATIONS TO MAGISTRATES COURTS, TO INCREASE MONETARY PENALTIES, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE REVOCATION OF PERMITS GRANTED TO A PERSON WHO VIOLATES CERTAIN PROVISIONS; AND TO AMEND SECTION 50-15-310, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS APPLICABLE TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA CAPTIVE ALLIGATOR PROPAGATION ACT, SO AS TO ALTER THE DEFINITIONS OF THE TERMS "ALLIGATOR PROPAGATION FACILITY" AND "COMMERCIAL PURPOSES".

POINT OF ORDER

Rep. HIOTT made the Point of Order that the Bill was improperly before the House for consideration since its number and title have not been printed in the House Calendar at least one statewide legislative day prior to second reading.
The SPEAKER sustained the Point of Order.

H. 4209--RULE 5.10 WAIVED, AMENDED, AND ORDERED TO THIRD READING

The following Bill was taken up:

H. 4209 (Word version) -- Reps. White, Trantham, Hiott, Kirby, R. Williams, Jefferson, Atkinson, Johnson, Hardee, B. Newton, Henegan, Forrest and Martin: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 46-1-165 SO AS TO CREATE THE "SOUTH CAROLINA FARM AID FUND" TO ASSIST FARMERS WHO HAVE SUFFERED AT LEAST A FORTY PERCENT LOSS OF AGRICULTURAL COMMODITIES AS A RESULT OF A CATASTROPHIC WEATHER EVENT, TO PROVIDE THAT THE FUND MUST BE ADMINISTERED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, TO CREATE A FARM AID ADVISORY BOARD TO MAKE RECOMMENDATIONS, AND TO SPECIFY ELIGIBILITY AND GRANT AMOUNTS.

POINT OF ORDER

Rep. HART made the Point of Order that the Bill was improperly before the House for consideration since its number and title have not been printed in the House Calendar at least one statewide legislative day prior to second reading.
The SPEAKER sustained the Point of Order.

RULE 5.10 WAIVED PURSUANT TO RULE 5.15

Rep. HIOTT moved to waive Rule 5.10, pursuant to Rule 5.15, which was agreed to by a division vote of 50 to11.

The Committee on Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs proposed the following Amendment No. 1 to H. 4209 (Word version) (COUNCIL\CZ\4209C001.RT.CZ20), which was adopted:
Amend the bill, as and if amended, SECTION 1, beginning on page 3, by striking Section 46-1-165(C) and inserting:
/   (C)   Grant awards must be used for agricultural production expenses and losses due to the catastrophic weather event which demonstrate an intent to continue the agricultural operation; however, awards may not be used to purchase new equipment. The department shall develop guidelines and procedures to ensure that funds are expended in the manner outlined in grant applications and may require any documentation it determines necessary to verify the appropriate use of grant awards including receipts.   /
Amend the bill further, SECTION 1, page 4, by striking Section 46-1-165(H)(1) and inserting:
/   (1)   'Agricultural commodities' means any commodity deemed eligible by the Farm Aid Advisory Board including, but not limited to, wheat, cotton, flax, corn, dry beans, oats, barley, rye, tobacco, rice, peanuts, soybeans, sugar beets, sugar cane, tomatoes, grain sorghum, sunflowers, raisins, oranges, sweet corn, dry peas, freezing and canning peas, forage, apples, grapes, potatoes, timber and forests, nursery crops, citrus, and other fruits and vegetables, nuts, tame hay, native grass, aquacultural species including, but not limited to, any species of finfish, mollusk, crustacean, or other aquatic invertebrate, amphibian, reptile, or aquatic plant propagated or raised in a controlled or selected environment, excluding stored grain.   /
Renumber sections to conform.
Amend title to conform.

Rep. HIOTT explained the amendment.
The amendment was then adopted.

Rep. HIOTT explained the Bill.

The question recurred to the passage of the Bill.

The yeas and nays were taken resulting as follows:

Yeas 99; Nays 4

Those who voted in the affirmative are:

Alexander                Allison                  Anderson
Atkinson                 Bailey                   Bales
Bamberg                  Bannister                Bennett
Bernstein                Blackwell                Bradley
Brawley                  Brown                    Bryant
Burns                    Calhoon                  Caskey
Chumley                  Clary                    Clemmons
Clyburn                  Cobb-Hunter              Cogswell
Collins                  B. Cox                   W. Cox
Davis                    Dillard                  Elliott
Erickson                 Felder                   Forrest
Forrester                Fry                      Funderburk
Gagnon                   Garvin                   Govan
Hardee                   Hart                     Hayes
Henderson-Myers          Henegan                  Herbkersman
Hewitt                   Hiott                    Hixon
Hosey                    Howard                   Huggins
Hyde                     Jefferson                Johnson
Jordan                   Kimmons                  King
Kirby                    Ligon                    Long
Lucas                    Martin                   Matthews
McCoy                    McDaniel                 McGinnis
Murphy                   B. Newton                W. Newton
Oremus                   Ott                      Pope
Ridgeway                 Robinson                 Rose
Rutherford               Sandifer                 Simrill
G. M. Smith              G. R. Smith              Sottile
Spires                   Stavrinakis              Stringer
Tallon                   Taylor                   Thayer
Toole                    Trantham                 Weeks
West                     Wheeler                  White
Whitmire                 R. Williams              S. Williams
Willis                   Wooten                   Yow

Total--99

Those who voted in the negative are:

Haddon                   Jones                    Magnuson
Morgan                                            

Total--4

So, the Bill, as amended, was read the second time and ordered to third reading.

H. 5018--AMENDED AND ORDERED TO THIRD READING

The following Bill was taken up:

H. 5018 (Word version) -- Reps. Hiott, Kirby, R. Williams, Jefferson and Forrest: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 50-23-125, SO AS TO AUTHORIZE THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES TO TRANSMIT CERTAIN DOCUMENTS ELECTRONICALLY FOR A CERTIFICATE OF TITLE, TO ALLOW FOR THE COLLECTION OF AN ELECTRONIC TRANSMISSION FEE, AND TO REQUIRE THE USE OF AN ELECTRONIC LIEN SYSTEM FOR BUSINESSES AND LENDERS ENGAGED IN THE SALE OF WATERCRAFT AND OUTBOARD MOTORS OR THE FINANCING OF WATERCRAFT OR OUTBOARD MOTORS; AND TO AMEND SECTION 50-23-140, RELATING TO THE PRIORITY AND VALIDITY OF LIENS UPON A CERTIFICATE OF TITLE FOR A WATERCRAFT OR OUTBOARD MOTOR, SO AS TO ALLOW FOR THE RETENTION OR DISCHARGE OF A LIEN ELECTRONICALLY.

The Committee on Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs proposed the following Amendment No. 1 to H. 5018 (Word version) (COUNCIL\CZ\5018C001.DF.CZ20), which was adopted:
Amend the bill, as and if amended, by striking SECTION 4 and inserting:
/   SECTION 4.   this act takes effect on July 1, 2021.   /
Renumber sections to conform.
Amend title to conform.

Rep. HIXON explained the amendment.
The amendment was then adopted.

Rep. HIXON explained the Bill.

The question recurred to the passage of the Bill.

The yeas and nays were taken resulting as follows:

Yeas 106; Nays 1

Those who voted in the affirmative are:

Alexander                Allison                  Anderson
Atkinson                 Bailey                   Bales
Bamberg                  Bannister                Bennett
Bernstein                Blackwell                Bradley
Brawley                  Brown                    Bryant
Burns                    Calhoon                  Caskey
Chumley                  Clary                    Clemmons
Clyburn                  Cobb-Hunter              Cogswell
Collins                  B. Cox                   W. Cox
Davis                    Dillard                  Elliott
Erickson                 Felder                   Finlay
Forrest                  Forrester                Fry
Funderburk               Gagnon                   Garvin
Gilliam                  Haddon                   Hardee
Hart                     Hayes                    Henderson-Myers
Henegan                  Herbkersman              Hewitt
Hill                     Hiott                    Hixon
Hosey                    Howard                   Huggins
Hyde                     Jefferson                Johnson
Jordan                   Kimmons                  King
Kirby                    Ligon                    Long
Lucas                    Mace                     Magnuson
Martin                   Matthews                 McCoy
McCravy                  McDaniel                 McGinnis
Morgan                   Murphy                   B. Newton
W. Newton                Oremus                   Ott
Pope                     Ridgeway                 Robinson
Rose                     Rutherford               Sandifer
Simrill                  G. M. Smith              G. R. Smith
Sottile                  Spires                   Stavrinakis
Stringer                 Tallon                   Taylor
Thayer                   Toole                    Trantham
Weeks                    West                     Wheeler
White                    Whitmire                 R. Williams
S. Williams              Willis                   Wooten
Yow                                               

Total--106

Those who voted in the negative are:

Jones                                             

Total--1

So, the Bill, as amended, was read the second time and ordered to third reading.

H. 4737--AMENDED AND ORDERED TO THIRD READING

The following Bill was taken up:

H. 4737 (Word version) -- Reps. Huggins, Rutherford, Wooten, Forrest, Wheeler, Hixon, Hill, R. Williams, Jefferson and Calhoon: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 50-21-870, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PERSONAL WATERCRAFT AND BOATING SAFETY, SO AS TO INCREASE DISTANCE LIMITS BETWEEN A WATERCRAFT OPERATING IN EXCESS OF IDLE SPEED UPON CERTAIN WATERS OF THIS STATE AND A MOORED OR ANCHORED VESSEL, WHARF, DOCK, BULKHEAD, PIER, OR PERSON IN THE WATER.

The Committee on Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs proposed the following Amendment No. 1 to H. 4737 (Word version) (COUNCIL\CZ\4737C001.DF.CZ20), which was adopted:
Amend the bill, as and if amended, by striking SECTION 1 and inserting:
/   SECTION   1.   Section 50-21-870(B)(6) of the 1976 Code is amended to read:

"(6)(a)   operate a personal watercraft, specialty propcraft, or vessel while upon the waters of Lake Greenwood, Lake Hartwell, Lake Jocassee, Lake Keowee, Lake Marion, Lake Monticello, Lake Murray, Lake Robinson, Lake Russell, Lake Secession, Lake Thurmond, Lake Wateree, Fishing Creek Reservoir, Parr Reservoir, or the portion of the Savannah River from the Interstate 20 Savannah River Bridge to the New Savannah River Bluff Lock and Dam in excess of idle speed within one hundred feet of a moored or anchored vessel, wharf, dock, bulkhead, pier, or person in the water;

(b) operate a personal watercraft, specialty propcraft, or vessel while upon the waters of Lake Wylie in excess of idle speed within one hundred and fifty feet of a moored or anchored vessel, wharf, dock, bulkhead, pier, or person in the water; or

(c) operate a personal watercraft, specialty propcraft, or vessel while upon the all other waters of this State in excess of idle speed within 50 feet of a moored or an anchored vessel, wharf, dock, bulkhead, pier, or a person in the water, or within 100 yards of the Atlantic Ocean coast line. The prohibitions contained in this item (6) subitem do not apply to an unoccupied, moored vessel or watercraft;"   /
Renumber sections to conform.
Amend title to conform.

Rep. HIXON explained the amendment.
The amendment was then adopted.

Rep. HIXON explained the Bill.

The question recurred to the passage of the Bill.

The yeas and nays were taken resulting as follows:

Yeas 105; Nays 4

Those who voted in the affirmative are:

Allison                  Anderson                 Atkinson
Bailey                   Bannister                Bennett
Bernstein                Blackwell                Bradley
Brawley                  Brown                    Bryant
Burns                    Calhoon                  Caskey
Chumley                  Clary                    Clemmons
Clyburn                  Cobb-Hunter              Cogswell
Collins                  B. Cox                   W. Cox
Crawford                 Daning                   Davis
Dillard                  Elliott                  Erickson
Felder                   Finlay                   Forrest
Forrester                Fry                      Funderburk
Gagnon                   Garvin                   Govan
Haddon                   Hardee                   Hart
Hayes                    Henderson-Myers          Henegan
Herbkersman              Hewitt                   Hill
Hiott                    Hixon                    Hosey
Howard                   Huggins                  Hyde
Jefferson                Johnson                  Jordan
Kimmons                  King                     Kirby
Ligon                    Long                     Lucas
Mace                     Magnuson                 Martin
Matthews                 McCoy                    McDaniel
McGinnis                 Moore                    Morgan
Murphy                   B. Newton                W. Newton
Oremus                   Ott                      Pope
Ridgeway                 Robinson                 Rose
Rutherford               Sandifer                 Simrill
G. M. Smith              G. R. Smith              Sottile
Spires                   Stavrinakis              Stringer
Tallon                   Taylor                   Thigpen
Toole                    Trantham                 Weeks
West                     Wheeler                  White
Whitmire                 R. Williams              S. Williams
Willis                   Wooten                   Yow

Total--105

Those who voted in the negative are:

Gilliam                  Jones                    McCravy
Thayer                                            

Total--4

So, the Bill, as amended, was read the second time and ordered to third reading.

S. 601--REQUESTS FOR DEBATE WITHDRAWN

Reps. FORRESTER and BURNS withdrew their requests for debate on S. 601 (Word version); however, other requests for debate remained on the Bill.

S. 525--REQUESTS FOR DEBATE WITHDRAWN

Reps. MARTIN and STRINGER withdrew their requests for debate on S. 525 (Word version); however, other requests for debate remained on the Bill.

OBJECTION TO RECALL

Rep. ELLIOTT asked unanimous consent to recall H. 4996 (Word version) from the Committee on Judiciary.
Rep. HILL objected.

OBJECTION TO RECALL

Rep. ALLISON asked unanimous consent to recall H. 4688 (Word version) from the Committee on Education and Public Works.
Rep. HILL objected.

OBJECTION TO RECALL

Rep. FRY asked unanimous consent to recall H. 4743 (Word version) from the Committee on Judiciary.
Rep. HILL objected.

Rep. SIMRILL moved that the House do now adjourn, which was agreed to.

RETURNED WITH CONCURRENCE

The Senate returned to the House with concurrence the following:

H. 5078 (Word version) -- Reps. Clemmons, Alexander, Allison, Anderson, Atkinson, Bailey, Bales, Ballentine, Bamberg, Bannister, Bennett, Bernstein, Blackwell, Bradley, Brawley, Brown, Bryant, Burns, Calhoon, Caskey, Chellis, Chumley, Clary, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Cogswell, Collins, B. Cox, W. Cox, Crawford, Daning, Davis, Dillard, Elliott, Erickson, Felder, Finlay, Forrest, Forrester, Fry, Funderburk, Gagnon, Garvin, Gilliam, Gilliard, Govan, Haddon, Hardee, Hart, Hayes, Henderson-Myers, Henegan, Herbkersman, Hewitt, Hill, Hiott, Hixon, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hyde, Jefferson, Johnson, Jones, Jordan, Kimmons, King, Kirby, Ligon, Long, Lowe, Lucas, Mace, Mack, Magnuson, Martin, Matthews, McCoy, McCravy, McDaniel, McGinnis, McKnight, Moore, Morgan, D. C. Moss, V. S. Moss, Murphy, B. Newton, W. Newton, Norrell, Oremus, Ott, Parks, Pendarvis, Pope, Ridgeway, Rivers, Robinson, Rose, Rutherford, Sandifer, Simrill, G. M. Smith, G. R. Smith, Sottile, Spires, Stavrinakis, Stringer, Tallon, Taylor, Thayer, Thigpen, Toole, Trantham, Weeks, West, Wheeler, White, Whitmire, R. Williams, S. Williams, Willis, Wooten and Yow: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR EDWARD CHARLES "ED" SUGGS, JR., OF THE PEE DEE AREA COUNCIL OF THE BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA, AND TO CONGRATULATE HIM FOR BEING NAMED THE COUNCIL ALUMNUS OF THE YEAR.

H. 5080 (Word version) -- Reps. Clemmons, Alexander, Allison, Anderson, Atkinson, Bailey, Bales, Ballentine, Bamberg, Bannister, Bennett, Bernstein, Blackwell, Bradley, Brawley, Brown, Bryant, Burns, Calhoon, Caskey, Chellis, Chumley, Clary, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Cogswell, Collins, B. Cox, W. Cox, Crawford, Daning, Davis, Dillard, Elliott, Erickson, Felder, Finlay, Forrest, Forrester, Fry, Funderburk, Gagnon, Garvin, Gilliam, Gilliard, Govan, Haddon, Hardee, Hart, Hayes, Henderson-Myers, Henegan, Herbkersman, Hewitt, Hill, Hiott, Hixon, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hyde, Jefferson, Johnson, Jones, Jordan, Kimmons, King, Kirby, Ligon, Long, Lowe, Lucas, Mace, Mack, Magnuson, Martin, Matthews, McCoy, McCravy, McDaniel, McGinnis, McKnight, Moore, Morgan, D. C. Moss, V. S. Moss, Murphy, B. Newton, W. Newton, Norrell, Oremus, Ott, Parks, Pendarvis, Pope, Ridgeway, Rivers, Robinson, Rose, Rutherford, Sandifer, Simrill, G. M. Smith, G. R. Smith, Sottile, Spires, Stavrinakis, Stringer, Tallon, Taylor, Thayer, Thigpen, Toole, Trantham, Weeks, West, Wheeler, White, Whitmire, R. Williams, S. Williams, Willis, Wooten and Yow: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR WALTER HILTON "WALT" BAREFOOT OF THE PEE DEE AREA COUNCIL OF THE BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA AND TO CONGRATULATE HIM UPON RECEIVING THE NATIONAL EAGLE SCOUT ASSOCIATION OUTSTANDING EAGLE SCOUT AWARD.

H. 5079 (Word version) -- Reps. Clemmons, Alexander, Allison, Anderson, Atkinson, Bailey, Bales, Ballentine, Bamberg, Bannister, Bennett, Bernstein, Blackwell, Bradley, Brawley, Brown, Bryant, Burns, Calhoon, Caskey, Chellis, Chumley, Clary, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Cogswell, Collins, B. Cox, W. Cox, Crawford, Daning, Davis, Dillard, Elliott, Erickson, Felder, Finlay, Forrest, Forrester, Fry, Funderburk, Gagnon, Garvin, Gilliam, Gilliard, Govan, Haddon, Hardee, Hart, Hayes, Henderson-Myers, Henegan, Herbkersman, Hewitt, Hill, Hiott, Hixon, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hyde, Jefferson, Johnson, Jones, Jordan, Kimmons, King, Kirby, Ligon, Long, Lowe, Lucas, Mace, Mack, Magnuson, Martin, Matthews, McCoy, McCravy, McDaniel, McGinnis, McKnight, Moore, Morgan, D. C. Moss, V. S. Moss, Murphy, B. Newton, W. Newton, Norrell, Oremus, Ott, Parks, Pendarvis, Pope, Ridgeway, Rivers, Robinson, Rose, Rutherford, Sandifer, Simrill, G. M. Smith, G. R. Smith, Sottile, Spires, Stavrinakis, Stringer, Tallon, Taylor, Thayer, Thigpen, Toole, Trantham, Weeks, West, Wheeler, White, Whitmire, R. Williams, S. Williams, Willis, Wooten and Yow: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR LAURENCE HENRY "LARRY" GREEN OF THE PEE DEE AREA COUNCIL OF THE BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA, AND TO CONGRATULATE HIM UPON RECEIVING THE NATIONAL EAGLE SCOUT ASSOCIATION OUTSTANDING EAGLE SCOUT AWARD.

ADJOURNMENT

At 1:27 p.m. the House, in accordance with the motion of Rep. TAYLOR, adjourned in memory of Frances Carole Jackson, to meet at 10:00 a.m. tomorrow.

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