Senate Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee

SENATE LABOR, COMMERCE AND INDUSTRY
COMMITTEE

Thursday, May 9, 2013

9:00 a.m. - Room #308 Gressette Building - Columbia, SC

  1. CALL TO ORDER
                - Senator Thomas Alexander, Chairman

  2. STATEWIDE APPOINTMENTS

    TAB A.
    Mr. David C. Goodall (Columbia, SC)
    South Carolina State Housing Finance and Development Authority

  3. LEGISLATION
     
    Labor & Employment Subcommittee
    Subcommittee Chairman, Senator Kevin Bryant

    TAB B. . . . H.3409
    H. 3409 -- Reps. Sandifer and Bales: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 40-59-25 SO AS TO PROHIBIT CERTAIN ACTS BY RESIDENTIAL BUILDERS OR CONTRACTORS RELATING TO ROOFING SYSTEMS; AND TO AMEND SECTION 40-59-110, RELATING TO REVOCATION, SUSPENSION, OR RESTRICTION OF THE LICENSE BY THE RESIDENTIAL HOME BUILDERS COMMISSION, SO AS TO PROVIDE A CONFORMING CHANGE.
                Subcommittee Action: Favorable report

    TAB C. . . . S.76
    S. 76 -- Senators Cromer and Ford: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 40-57-247 SO AS TO REQUIRE THAT REAL ESTATE BROKERS, AND CERTAIN RELATED PROFESSIONS, CARRY ERRORS AND OMISSIONS INSURANCE, TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING AND REGULATION TO CONTRACT WITH AN INSURANCE PROVIDER TO OBTAIN A GROUP POLICY, AND TO AUTHORIZE THE DEPARTMENT TO SET FORTH THE STANDARDS OF A QUALIFYING INSURANCE POLICY.
                Subcommittee Action: Favorable as amended

    TAB D. . . . S.348
    S. 348 -- Senator L. Martin: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 6-10-35 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR REQUIREMENTS FOR FIREPLACES IN LIEU OF REQUIREMENTS OF THE 2009 EDITION OF THE INTERNATIONAL ENERGY CONSERVATION CODE.
                Subcommittee Action: Favorable report

    Professions and Occupations Subcommittee
    Subcommittee Chairman: Senator Billy O'Dell

    TAB E. . . . S.339
    S. 339 -- Senators McElveen, Johnson and Reese: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING CHAPTER 85 TO TITLE 40 SO AS TO ENACT THE "REGISTERED INTERIOR DESIGNER PRACTICE ACT", TO PROVIDE FOR THE APPLICABILITY AND PURPOSE OF THE CHAPTER, TO DEFINE NECESSARY TERMS, TO CREATE THE SOUTH CAROLINA REGISTERED INTERIOR DESIGNERS BOARD, TO PROVIDE FOR THE COMPOSITION, TERMS, DUTIES, AND POWERS OF THE BOARD, TO PROVIDE REQUIREMENTS FOR REGISTRATION AND RENEWAL OF REGISTRATION OF A REGISTERED INTERIOR DESIGNER, TO PROVIDE CONTINUING EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS, TO PROVIDE EXCLUSIONS, AND TO REQUIRE THE OBTAINING AND USE OF A SEAL.
                Subcommittee Action: Pending outcome of May 8, 2013 meeting

    TAB F. . . . H.3459
    H. 3459 -- Reps. Sandifer, Bales, J.E. Smith and Erickson: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 40-2-10, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA BOARD OF ACCOUNTANCY, SO AS TO PROVIDE THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING AND REGULATION SHALL DESIGNATE CERTAIN PERSONNEL FOR THE EXCLUSIVE USE OF THE BOARD, TO PROHIBIT THE DEPARTMENT FROM ASSIGNING OTHER WORK TO THESE PERSONNEL WITHOUT APPROVAL OF THE BOARD, AND TO PROVIDE THESE PERSONNEL MAY BE TERMINATED BY THE DIRECTOR OF A MAJORITY OF THE BOARD; TO AMEND SECTION 40-2-30, RELATING TO THE PRACTICE OF ACCOUNTANCY, SO AS TO PROVIDE A CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANT LICENSED BY THE BOARD IS EXEMPT FROM LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS OF PRIVATE SECURITY AND INVESTIGATION AGENCIES; AND TO AMEND SECTION 40-2-70, RELATING TO POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE BOARD, SO AS TO PROVIDE THE BOARD MAY CONDUCT PERIODIC INSPECTIONS OF LICENSEES OR FIRMS; AND TO AMEND SECTION 40-2-80, RELATING TO INVESTIGATIONS OF ALLEGED VIOLATIONS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THE DEPARTMENT SHALL DIRECT THE INVESTIGATOR ASSIGNED TO THE BOARD TO INVESTIGATE AN ALLEGED VIOLATION TO DETERMINE THE EXISTENCE OF PROBABLE CAUSE MERITING FURTHER PROCEEDINGS.
                Subcommittee Action: Pending outcome of May 8, 2013 subcommittee meeting

    TAB G. . . . H.3869
    H. 3869 -- Reps. Sandifer, Gambrell and Bales: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 40-59-230, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE RENEWAL OF LICENSES ISSUED BY THE SOUTH CAROLINA RESIDENTIAL BUILDERS COMMISSION, SO AS TO MAKE THE RENEWAL PERIOD BIENNIAL, TO REQUIRE A LICENSEE SEEKING RENEWAL TO SUBMIT A CERTIFICATE OF COMPLIANCE WITH CONTINUING EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS, TO PROVIDE SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS OF MANDATORY CONTINUING EDUCATION REQUIRED OF A LICENSEE, AND TO PROVIDE THE COMMISSION MAY ESTABLISH ADDITIONAL PROFESSIONAL DESIGNATIONS FOR LICENSES TO RECOGNIZE ENHANCED PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE; AND TO AMEND SECTION 40-59-240, RELATING TO RESIDENTIAL SPECIALTY CONTRACTORS, SO AS TO REQUIRE LICENSEES COMPLETE CERTAIN CONTINUING EDUCATION APPROVED BY THE COMMISSION, AND TO PROVIDE A RESIDENTIAL SPECIALTY CONTRACTOR WHO HAS COMPLETED CONTINUING EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS IN ADDITION TO OTHER EXISTING REQUIREMENTS IS EXEMPT FROM RELATED ADDITIONAL EXAMINATIONS REQUIRED BY A COUNTY OR MUNICIPALITY.
                Subcommittee Action: Pending outcome of May 8, 2013 subcommittee meeting

  4. REGULATIONS
     
    Regulatory Subcommittee
    Subcommittee Chairman, Senator Shane Massey

    TAB H. . . . Regulation #4321
    International Residential Code
    Subcommittee Action: Approved

    TAB I. . . . Regulation #4252
    Residential Specialty Contractors License
    Subcommittee Action: Approved

    TAB J. . . . Regulation #4334
    Board of Architectural Examiners
    Subcommittee Action: Approved

  5. ADJOURNMENT

file/LCI-050913 Full Comm Mtg Agenda-Public

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This is not an exclusive list of legislation to be discussed. The agenda is subject to change.


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