HOUSE TO MEET AT 12:00 NOON

NO. 55

CALENDAR

OF THE

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

OF THE

STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA

REGULAR SESSION BEGINNING TUESDAY, JANUARY 8, 2013

TUESDAY, MAY 14, 2013

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INVITATIONS

Wednesday, May 15, 2013, 8:00-10:00 a.m.

Members of the House and staff, breakfast, Room 112, Blatt Bldg., by the South Carolina Association of Community Action Partnerships, Inc.

(Accepted--April 23, 2013)

Wednesday, May 15, 2013, 12:00-2:00 p.m.

Members of the House, luncheon, Palmetto Club, by the South Carolina Optometric Physicians Association.

(Accepted--April 23, 2013)

Thursday, May 16, 2013, 8:00-10:00 a.m.

Members of the House and staff, breakfast, Room 112, Blatt Bldg., by Leadership South Carolina.

(Accepted--April 23, 2013)

Tuesday, May 21, 2013, 6:00-8:00 p.m.

Members of the House and staff, reception, Nexsen-Pruet Law Firm (rooftop terrace), by Boeing Corporation, BMW, North America, General Electric and the South Carolina Manufacturers Alliance.

(Accepted--April 23, 2013)

Wednesday, May 22, 2013, 8:00-10:00 a.m.

Members of the House and staff, breakfast, Room 112, Blatt Building, by Absolute Total Care.

(Accepted--April 23, 2013)

Wednesday, May 22, 2013, 12:00-2:00 p.m.

Members of the House, luncheon, Room 112, Blatt Bldg., by the South Carolina Association of Community Development Corporations.

(Accepted--April 23, 2013)

Thursday, May 23, 2013, 8:00-10:00 a.m.

Members of the House and staff, breakfast, Room 112, Blatt Bldg., by the South Carolina Academy of Physician Assistants.

(Accepted--April 23, 2013)

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JOINT ASSEMBLY

Wednesday, May 15, 2013, 12:00 Noon

TO SET NOON ON WEDNESDAY, MAY 15, 2013, AS THE TIME TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR THE SIXTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, SEAT 1, TO FILL THE UNEXPIRED TERM THAT EXPIRES JUNE 30, 2016; AND AS THE DATE TO MEET IN JOINT SESSION FOR THE PURPOSE OF ELECTING A MEMBER OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF COASTAL CAROLINA UNIVERSITY, FIFTH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT SEAT, WHOSE TERM EXPIRES ON JUNE 30, 2017, AND FOR THE PURPOSE OF ELECTING A MEMBER OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES FOR THE MEDICAL UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA, FIFTH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT, MEDICAL SEAT, WHOSE TERM EXPIRES ON JUNE 30, 2016.

(Under H.3957--Adopted--April 18, 2013)

HOUSE ASSEMBLIES

Wednesday, May 15, 2013

To recognize Lower Richland High School Girls Basketball Team, coaches and other school officials.

(Under H.3931--Adopted--April 11, 2013)

Thursday, May 16, 2013

To recognize Miss South Carolina USA 2013, Megan Tyler Pinckney and Miss South Carolina Teen USA, Victoria Carol Sizemore.

(Under H.4044--Adopted--April 30, 2013)

Thursday, May 16, 2013

To recognize the Pickens High School Winter Guard, directors and other school officials.

(Under H.4050--Adopted--April 30, 2013)

Wednesday, May 22, 2013

To recognize the Chapin High School Eagles Rugby Club, coaches and other school officials.

(Under H.4035--Adopted--April 25, 2013)

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THIRD READING STATEWIDE UNCONTESTED BILLS

S. 612 (Word version)--(Debate adjourned until Mon., Jun. 30, 2014--April 30, 2013)

H. 3989 (Word version)--Education and Public Works Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION, RELATING TO ASSISTING, DEVELOPING, AND EVALUATING PROFESSIONAL TEACHING (ADEPT), DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 4325, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
(Without Reference--April 18, 2013)
(Read second time--May 02, 2013)

SECOND READING STATEWIDE UNCONTESTED BILLS

H. 4010 (Word version)--Rep. Bingham: A BILL TO AMEND ACT 288 OF 2012, RELATING TO THE 2012-2013 GENERAL APPROPRIATIONS ACT, SO AS TO REVISE PARAGRAPH 1A.48, SECTION 1A, PART IB, THAT DIRECTS THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO TRANSFER CERTAIN FUNDS TO MEET MAINTENANCE OF EFFORT REQUIREMENTS FOR THE INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES EDUCATION ACT BY DELETING THE SET MAXIMUM AMOUNT THAT MAY BE TRANSFERRED.
(Without reference--April 23, 2013)
(Debate adjourned until Tue., May 07, 2013--April 30, 2013)

H. 3098 (Word version)--Rep. Spires: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 44-81-40, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE RIGHTS OF LONG-TERM CARE FACILITY RESIDENTS, SO AS TO REQUIRE A RESIDENT OR HIS REPRESENTATIVE TO PROVIDE THE ADMINISTRATOR OF THE FACILITY CERTAIN NOTICE OF THE INTENT OF THE RESIDENT TO VOLUNTARILY RELOCATE TO ANOTHER FACILITY, AND TO PROVIDE THE FACILITY MAY CHARGE THE RESIDENT THE EQUIVALENT OF

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THIRTY DAYS OCCUPANCY FOR FAILURE TO GIVE THIS NOTICE.
(Prefiled--Tuesday, December 11, 2012)
(Med., Mil., Pub. & Mun. Affrs. Com.--January 08, 2013)
(Fav. With Amdt.--April 24, 2013)
(Debate adjourned until Tue., May 07, 2013--April 30, 2013)

S. 143 (Word version)--Senators Malloy, Ford, Massey, S. Martin and Hayes: A BILL TO AMEND ARTICLES 1, 2, 3 AND 4 OF TITLE 62, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA PROBATE CODE, SO AS TO, AMONG OTHER THINGS, DEFINE THE JURISDICTION OF THE PROBATE CODE, TO DETERMINE INTESTATE SUCCESSION, TO PROVIDE FOR THE PROCESS OF EXECUTING A WILL, TO PROVIDE FOR THE PROCESS TO PROBATE AND ADMINISTER A WILL, AND TO PROVIDE FOR LOCAL AND FOREIGN PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVES; AND TO AMEND ARTICLES 6 AND 7 OF TITLE 62, RELATING TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA PROBATE CODE, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE GOVERNANCE OF NONPROBATE TRANSFERS, AND TO AMEND THE SOUTH CAROLINA TRUST CODE.
(Judiciary Com.--March 21, 2013)
(Fav. With Amdt.--April 24, 2013)
(Debate adjourned until Tue., May 14, 2013--April 30, 2013)

S. 621 (Word version)--Education Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION, RELATING TO ASSISTING, DEVELOPING, AND EVALUATING PROFESSIONAL TEACHING (ADEPT), DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 4325, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
(Educ. & Pub. Wks. Com.--April 23, 2013)
(Recalled--April 24, 2013)
(Debate adjourned until Tue., May 14, 2013--April 30, 2013)

H. 4033 (Word version)--(Continued--May 02, 2013)
(Rep. Lucas noted a motion to reconsider whereby the bill was continued)
(Motion noted--May 02, 2013)

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H. 3983 (Word version)--Reps. Sellers, G. M. Smith and White: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 29 TO CHAPTER 7, TITLE 44 SO AS TO PROVIDE RURAL COUNTIES WITH ACCESS TO FREE EMERGENCY HOSPITAL CARE AND ALLOW RELICENSURE OF CLOSED RURAL HOSPITALS AS FREESTANDING EMERGENCY HEALTH CARE FACILITIES UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.
(Ways and Means Com.--April 18, 2013)
(Fav. With Amdt.--April 24, 2013)
(Requests for debate by Reps. Bales, R.L. Brown, Cobb-Hunter and Ott--April 30, 2013)
(Debate adjourned until Tue., May 21, 2013--May 02, 2013)

WITHDRAWAL OF OBJECTIONS/REQUEST FOR DEBATE

UNANIMOUS CONSENT REQUESTS

MOTION PERIOD

SECOND READING STATEWIDE CONTESTED BILLS

H. 3165 (Word version)--Reps. Tallon, Henderson, G. R. Smith, Long, V. S. Moss, Atwater, Taylor, Toole, Erickson and Thayer: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 41-35-120, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DISQUALIFICATIONS FROM UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS, SO AS TO REVISE THE METHOD OF DETERMINING THE BENEFITS OF A PERSON DISCHARGED FROM EMPLOYMENT FOR ILLEGAL DRUG USE, GROSS MISCONDUCT, AND FAILURE TO ACCEPT WORK, TO DEFINE CERTAIN TERMS, TO SPECIFY CRITERIA FOR A LABORATORY QUALIFIED TO PERFORM A TEST FOR ILLEGAL DRUG USE BY A PERSON SEEKING OR RECEIVING UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS, TO LIMIT THE LIABILITY OF AN EMPLOYER FOR ACTS OR OMISSIONS IN THE DISCLOSURE OF A DRUG TEST PERFORMED UNDER THIS SECTION, AND TO PROVIDE THE MISUSE OF BIOLOGICAL MATERIAL OBTAINED IN THE COURSE OF THIS DRUG TESTING IS

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A MISDEMEANOR SUBJECT TO CERTAIN MONETARY PENALTIES.
(Prefiled--Tuesday, December 18, 2012)
(Judiciary Com.--January 08, 2013)
(Fav. With Amdt.--March 20, 2013)
(Requests for debate by Reps. Allison, Anderson, Atwater, Bales, Brannon, R.L. Brown, Cobb-Hunter, Gilliard, Hosey, King, Mitchell, Neal, Robinson-Simpson, Rutherford, Ryhal, Sabb, Tallon and Toole--April 10, 2013)
(Debate adjourned until Tue., Apr. 30, 2013--April 25, 2013)

H. 3236 (Word version)--Reps. Sellers, J. E. Smith, W. J. McLeod, Whipper and R. L. Brown: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 44-29-185 SO AS TO ENACT THE "CERVICAL CANCER PREVENTION ACT", TO PROVIDE THAT BEGINNING WITH THE 2013-2014 SCHOOL YEAR, THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL MAY OFFER THE CERVICAL CANCER VACCINATION SERIES TO ADOLESCENT STUDENTS ENROLLING IN THE SEVENTH GRADE OF ANY PUBLIC OR PRIVATE SCHOOL IN THIS STATE, TO PROVIDE THAT NO STUDENT IS REQUIRED TO HAVE THE VACCINE BEFORE ENROLLING IN OR ATTENDING SCHOOL, TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT MAY DEVELOP AN INFORMATIONAL BROCHURE RELATED TO OFFERING THIS VACCINATION WITH SPECIFIC CONTENT REQUIREMENTS, TO DEFINE "CERVICAL CANCER VACCINATION SERIES", AND TO PROVIDE THAT IMPLEMENTATION OF THIS ACT IS CONTINGENT UPON RECEIPT OF FULL FUNDING BY STATE AND FEDERAL FUNDS.
(Med., Mil., Pub. & Mun. Affrs. Com.--January 08, 2013)
(Favorable--March 21, 2013)
(Requests for debate by Reps. Allison, Atwater, Bedingfield, Brannon, Chumley, Cole, H.A. Crawford, Crosby, Daning, Hamilton, Henderson, Hiott, Hixon, Loftis, McEachern, Nanney, Patrick, Ryhal, Sellers, J.R. Smith, Southard, Stavrinakis, Tallon, Taylor and Wood--April 10, 2013)
(Debate adjourned until Tue., Apr. 30, 2013--April 25, 2013)

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H. 3639 (Word version)--Rep. Sandifer: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 8-15-70 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE FAIR AND OPEN COMPETITION IN GOVERNMENTAL CONTRACTS BY STIPULATING THAT STATE OR LOCAL ENTITIES, OFFICIALS, AND EMPLOYEES, IN REGARD TO A PUBLIC BUILDING, MAY NOT REQUIRE OR PROHIBIT A BIDDER, OFFEROR, CONTRACTOR, OR SUBCONTRACTOR FROM ENTERING INTO OR ADHERING TO AN AGREEMENT WITH ONE OR MORE LABOR ORGANIZATIONS IN REGARD TO THE PROJECT AND MAY NOT OTHERWISE DISCRIMINATE AGAINST A BIDDER, OFFEROR, CONTRACTOR, OR SUBCONTRACTOR FOR BECOMING OR REFUSING TO BECOME A SIGNATORY TO AN AGREEMENT WITH ONE OR MORE LABOR ORGANIZATIONS IN REGARD TO THE PROJECT, TO PROVIDE THAT STATE AND LOCAL ENTITIES, OFFICIALS, AND EMPLOYEES SHALL NOT AWARD A GRANT, TAX ABATEMENT, OR TAX CREDIT CONDITIONED UPON THE INCLUSION OF SUCH AGREEMENTS IN THE AWARD, AND TO PROVIDE EXCEPTIONS TO AND EXEMPTIONS FROM THESE PROVISIONS.
(Labor, Com. & Ind. Com.--February 27, 2013)
(Favorable--March 21, 2013)
(Requests for debate by Reps. Anderson, Atwater, Bedingfield, R.L. Brown, Cobb-Hunter, K.R. Crawford, Gilliard, Hart, Hosey, Jefferson, Lowe, Mitchell, Neal, Rutherford, Sandifer, Whipper and Williams--April 10, 2013)
(Debate adjourned until Tue., Apr. 30, 2013--April 25, 2013)

H. 3369 (Word version)--Reps. Sandifer, Limehouse, Sottile, Clemmons, Crosby, Daning, Spires, Toole, Simrill, Putnam, Loftis, Bedingfield, Quinn, Huggins, Finlay, Kennedy, Owens, Gagnon, Gambrell, Whitmire, Herbkersman, G. R. Smith, Barfield, Hardwick, Edge, K. R. Crawford, D. C. Moss, Hiott, Forrester, Long, W. J. McLeod, Funderburk, Southard, Hixon, V. S. Moss, Anthony, Ryhal, Wells, Skelton, Taylor, Norman, Henderson, Atwater, Pitts, Lowe, Horne, Murphy and Wood: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 42-1-378 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT AN EMPLOYEE COVERED BY THE FEDERAL EMPLOYERS' LIABILITY ACT, THE

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LONGSHORE AND HARBOR WORKERS' COMPENSATION ACT OR ANY OF ITS EXTENSIONS, OR THE JONES ACT IS EXEMPT FROM WORKERS' COMPENSATION LAWS.
(Labor, Com. & Ind. Com.--January 17, 2013)
(Fav. With Amdt.--March 21, 2013)
(Requests for debate by Reps. Anderson, Atwater, Bedingfield, Bowers, R.L. Brown, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Cole, Daning, Dillard, Douglas, Forrester, Gilliard, Govan, Hosey, Jefferson, King, Lowe, McEachern, Mitchell, Powers Norrell, Robinson-Simpson, Rutherford, Sabb, Sandifer, Stavrinakis, Toole, Whitmire and Williams--April 10, 2013)
(Debate adjourned until Tue., Apr. 30, 2013--April 25, 2013)

H. 3563 (Word version)--Reps. Delleney, J. E. Smith and Lucas: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 20, TITLE 39, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO SELF-SERVICE STORAGE FACILITIES, SO AS TO DEFINE "ELECTRONIC MAIL", TO PROVIDE THAT WHEN RENT OR OTHER CHARGES ARE FIVE OR MORE DAYS PAST DUE THE OWNER MAY DENY THE OCCUPANT ACCESS TO THE PERSONAL PROPERTY AND THE OCCUPANT IS CONSIDERED IN DEFAULT, TO PROVIDE THAT WHEN RENT OR OTHER CHARGES ARE FOURTEEN OR MORE DAYS PAST DUE THE OCCUPANT MUST BE NOTIFIED, AND TO PROVIDE THE PROCESS BY WHICH A DEFAULTING OCCUPANT'S PERSONAL PROPERTY MAY BE DESTROYED OR SOLD.
(Judiciary Com.--February 19, 2013)
(Favorable--April 10, 2013)
(Requests for debate by Reps. Anderson, Atwater, Ballentine, Brannon, G.A. Brown, Clyburn, Delleney, Gilliard, Hamilton, Hiott, Hosey, Mack, D.C. Moss, Owens, Pope, Powers Norrell, Ryhal, Sellers, Simrill, G.R. Smith, J.R. Smith, Taylor, Toole and Wells--April 16, 2013)

H. 3024 (Word version)--Reps. McCoy, Henderson, Long, Weeks, Erickson, Harrell and Stavrinakis: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 63-7-310, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PERSONS REQUIRED TO REPORT CHILD ABUSE OR NEGLECT, SO AS TO REQUIRE ANY PERSON IN THIS STATE TO REPORT SUSPECTED CHILD ABUSE

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OR NEGLECT; TO AMEND SECTION 63-7-360, RELATING TO MANDATORY REPORTING TO THE CORONER, SO AS TO MAKE CONFORMING CHANGES; AND TO AMEND SECTION 63-7-450, RELATING TO INFORMATION THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES MUST PROVIDE TO PERSONS REQUIRED TO REPORT, SO AS TO MAKE CONFORMING CHANGES.
(Prefiled--Tuesday, December 11, 2012)
(Judiciary Com.--January 08, 2013)
(Fav. With Amdt.--April 10, 2013)
(Requests for debate by Reps. Bedingfield, Clemmons, Gambrell, Goldfinch, Hardwick, Loftis, V.S. Moss, Pitts, Ryhal, Sandifer, G.R. Smith, Vick and White--April 17, 2013)

H. 3592 (Word version)--Reps. Sandifer and Loftis: A BILL TO AMEND ARTICLE 8, CHAPTER 52, TITLE 48, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE "ENERGY INDEPENDENCE AND SUSTAINABLE CONSTRUCTION ACT OF 2007", SO AS TO DELETE CERTAIN DEFINITIONS, TO CHANGE CERTIFICATION STANDARDS WITH WHICH MAJOR FACILITY PROJECTS MUST COMPLY, TO ELIMINATE REFERENCE TO THE LEED AND GREEN GLOBES CERTIFICATION RATING SYSTEMS, AND TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS.
(Labor, Com. & Ind. Com.--February 21, 2013)
(Fav. With Amdt.--April 11, 2013)
(Requests for debate by Rep. J.E. Smith--April 17, 2013)
(Requests for debate by Reps. Allison, Bedingfield, Bernstein, Bowers, Brannon, R.L. Brown, H.A. Crawford, Forrester, Funderburk, Gambrell, Gilliard, Goldfinch, Govan, Hardwick, Hosey, Jefferson, Loftis, Long, Lowe, Mack, Munnerlyn, Nanney, Neal, Ott, Parks, Pope, Powers Norrell, Ridgeway, Robinson-Simpson, Sabb, Sandifer, G.R. Smith, Weeks, Whipper and Williams--April 17, 2013)

H. 3818 (Word version)--Reps. K. R. Crawford, Sandifer, Erickson, Simrill, G. M. Smith, Gambrell and Bannister: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 38-71-1730, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO CLOSED PANEL HEALTH PLANS, SO AS TO REMOVE THE REQUIREMENT THAT CERTAIN EMPLOYERS THAT OFFER ONLY CLOSED PANEL HEALTH PLANS TO ITS

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EMPLOYEES ALSO OFFER A POINT-OF-SERVICE OPTION TO ITS EMPLOYEES, TO MAKE CONFORMING CHANGES, AND TO INCREASE THE ALLOWABLE DIFFERENCES BETWEEN COINSURANCE PERCENTAGES FOR IN-NETWORK AND OUT-OF-NETWORK COVERED SERVICES AND SUPPLIES UNDER A POINT-OF-SERVICE OPTION.
(Labor, Com. & Ind. Com.--March 13, 2013)
(Fav. With Amdt.--April 11, 2013)
(Requests for debate by Reps. Daning, Forrester, Gagnon, Gambrell, Hiott, Murphy, Sandifer, Sottile and Whitmire--April 23, 2013)

H. 3925 (Word version)--Rep. Hardwick: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 48-1-90, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PROHIBITING THE DISCHARGE OF POLLUTANTS INTO THE ENVIRONMENT AND REMEDIES FOR VIOLATIONS, SO AS TO CLARIFY PERSONS WHO MAY FILE A PETITION WITH THE DEPARTMENT DO NOT INCLUDE CERTAIN AGENCIES AND DEPARTMENTS OF THE STATE AND TO PROVIDE THAT ANY DECISION OF THE DEPARTMENT WITH RESPECT TO THE TYPE OF REVIEW OBTAINED IS NOT SUBJECT TO JUDICIAL REVIEW; TO AMEND SECTION 48-1-250, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO WHOM BENEFITS FROM CAUSES OF ACTION RESULTING FROM POLLUTION VIOLATIONS INURE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW NO PRIVATE CAUSE OF ACTION IS CREATED BY OR EXISTS UNDER THE POLLUTION CONTROL ACT; AND TO AMEND SECTION 6 OF ACT 198 OF 2012, RELATING TO THE SAVINGS CLAUSE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE SAVINGS CLAUSE OF ACT 198 OF 2012 APPLIES ONLY TO CASES FILED BEFORE JUNE 6, 2012, AND TO ANY FEDERAL PROJECT FOR WHICH A FINAL ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT STATEMENT WAS

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ISSUED PRIOR TO JUNE 6, 2012, BUT NO RECORD OF DECISION WAS ISSUED PRIOR TO JUNE 6, 2012.
(Agri., Natl. Res. and Environ. Affrs. Com.--April 11, 2013)
(Favorable--April 18, 2013)
(Requests for debate by Reps. Anderson, G.A. Brown, R.L. Brown, Clemmons, Crosby, Dillard, Finlay, Forrester, Goldfinch, Hardee, Hardwick, Hart, Hiott, Neal, Owens, Robinson-Simpson, Ryhal, G.R. Smith and Wood--April 23, 2013)

H. 3827 (Word version)--Reps. Pitts and Loftis: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 44-1-60, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO REQUESTS FOR FINAL REVIEW OF A DECISION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL DECISIONS BEFORE REQUESTING A CONTESTED CASE HEARING BEFORE THE ADMINISTRATIVE LAW COURT, SO AS TO DELETE PROVISIONS ESTABLISHING INITIAL DECISIONS INVOLVING ACTIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT AS STAFF DECISIONS WHICH BECOME DEPARTMENT DECISIONS AND ULTIMATELY FINAL AGENCY DECISIONS IF NOT APPEALED TO THE BOARD AND TO INSTEAD PROVIDE THAT INITIAL STAFF DECISIONS ARE DEPARTMENT DECISIONS AND FINAL AGENCY DECISIONS IF NOT APPEALED AND THAT SUCH APPEALS MUST BE MADE TO THE ADMINISTRATIVE LAW COURT.
(Agri., Natl. Res. and Environ. Affrs. Com.--March 19, 2013)
(Fav. With Amdt.--April 18, 2013)
(Requests for debate by Reps. Bernstein, R.L. Brown, Clemmons, H.A. Crawford, Dillard, Douglas, Erickson, Forrester, Gilliard, Goldfinch, Hardee, Hardwick, Hiott, Hixon, Jefferson, Loftis, M.S. McLeod, W.J. McLeod, V.S. Moss, Munnerlyn, Neal, Ott, Ryhal, Sabb, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, Southard, Spires, Vick, Whipper and Williams--April 24, 2013)

H. 3796 (Word version)--Rep. Pitts: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 6-1-330, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO FEES IMPOSED BY POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONS OF THIS STATE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT WHEN A GOVERNING BODY OF A POLITICAL SUBDIVISION IMPOSES A SCHEDULE OF ROAD FEES ON

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MOTOR VEHICLES REGISTERED IN THE COUNTY BASED ON VEHICLE CLASS, THE LOWEST FEE IN THE SCHEDULE MUST APPLY TO ALL MOTOR VEHICLES SUBJECT TO THE STATE BIENNIAL REGISTRATION FEE FOR PRIVATE PASSENGER MOTOR VEHICLES IMPOSED PURSUANT TO SECTION 56-3-620; AND TO AMEND SECTION 56-3-630, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE DEFINITION OF PRIVATE PASSENGER MOTOR VEHICLES FOR PURPOSES OF MOTOR VEHICLE LICENSING AND REGISTRATION BY THE SOUTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A TRUCK INCLUDED IN THE DEFINITION OF PRIVATE PASSENGER MOTOR VEHICLE, WHICH IS NOT USED IN A TRADE OR BUSINESS, MAY BE REGISTERED UPON PAYMENT OF THE BIENNIAL REGISTRATION FEES PROVIDED PURSUANT TO SECTION 56-3-620.
(Educ. & Pub. Wks. Com.--March 11, 2013)
(Recalled and referred to Ways and Means Com.--March 20, 2013)
(Fav. With Amdt.--April 18, 2013)
(Requests for debate by Reps. Bowers, Branham, Brannon, H.A. Crawford, Crosby, Douglas, Erickson, Felder, Forrester, Goldfinch, Hardwick, Hiott, Jefferson, Neal, Norman, Pitts, Ryhal, Skelton, J.R. Smith, Southard, Whipper, Williams and Wood--April 24, 2013)

H. 3125 (Word version)--Reps. Hodges, M. S. McLeod, Mitchell, Whipper, R. L. Brown, Hiott, Toole, Hardee, Cobb-Hunter, Dillard and Robinson-Simpson: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, SO AS TO ENACT THE "MICROENTERPRISE DEVELOPMENT ACT" BY ADDING CHAPTER 55 TO TITLE 11 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE SHALL ESTABLISH THE MICROENTERPRISE PARTNERSHIP PROGRAM TO PROMOTE AND FACILITATE THE DEVELOPMENT OF MICROENTERPRISES IN THIS STATE AND TO DEFINE "MICROENTERPRISE" AS A BUSINESS, WHETHER NEW OR EXISTING, INCLUDING STARTUP, HOME-BASED, AND SELF EMPLOYMENT, WITH FIVE OR FEWER EMPLOYEES; TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT SHALL AWARD GRANTS TO COMMUNITY

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ORGANIZATIONS TO MAKE LOANS AND DEVELOP LOAN SOURCES; TO ESTABLISH CRITERIA TO BE CONSIDERED IN AWARDING GRANTS; TO PROVIDE THAT APPROPRIATED FUNDS MAY BE AWARDED AS A GRANT TO MICROLOAN DELIVERY ORGANIZATIONS AND THAT SUCH GRANTS MUST BE MATCHED BY NONSTATE FUNDS; TO PROVIDE THE PURPOSE FOR WHICH GRANT FUNDS MAY BE EXPENDED; TO PROVIDE CERTAIN PROVISIONS THAT MUST BE IN A CONTRACT BETWEEN THE DEPARTMENT AND A STATEWIDE MICROLENDING SUPPORT ORGANIZATION; AND TO REQUIRE THE STATE TO SUBMIT AN ANNUAL REPORT TO THE GOVERNOR AND GENERAL ASSEMBLY.
(Prefiled--Tuesday, December 11, 2012)
(Ways and Means Com.--January 08, 2013)
(Favorable--April 18, 2013)
(Requests for debate by Reps. Allison, Atwater, Brannon, Crosby, Edge, Felder, Forrester, Jefferson, Norman, Ryhal, Southard, Taylor, Wells, Whipper and Wood--April 24, 2013)

H. 3644 (Word version)--Reps. Loftis, Gagnon, Herbkersman, Lowe, Lucas, D. C. Moss, Ott, Pitts and Toole: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 13-1-390 SO AS TO ESTABLISH WITHIN THE DIVISION OF STATE DEVELOPMENT OF THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE THE CLEAN ENERGY INDUSTRY MARKET DEVELOPMENT ADVISORY COUNCIL AND PROVIDE FOR ITS MEMBERSHIP AND FUNCTIONS; TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-3588, RELATING TO THE RENEWABLE ENERGY TAX CREDIT INCENTIVE PROGRAM, SO AS TO REDESIGNATE THE PROGRAM THE SOUTH CAROLINA CLEAN ENERGY TAX INCENTIVE PROGRAM, TO REVISE DEFINITIONS TO EXTEND THE CREDIT TO ADDITIONAL FORMS OF ENERGY PRODUCTION AND OPERATIONS, TO DECREASE INVESTMENT THRESHOLDS AND DECREASE JOB CREATION THRESHOLDS FOR QUALIFYING FOR THE CREDIT AND MAKE THE CREDIT, PREVIOUSLY DUE TO EXPIRE DECEMBER 31, 2015, AVAILABLE THROUGH 2019 AND TO REVISE CREDIT ADMINISTRATION PROCEDURES; AND TO AMEND

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SECTION 12-6-3600, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE INCOME TAX CREDIT FOR CORN-BASED ETHANOL OR SOY-BASED BIODIESEL PRODUCTION IN THIS STATE, SO AS TO EXTEND THE CREDIT TO ALL LIQUID FUELS DERIVED FROM RENEWABLE SOURCES, MAKE CONFORMING DEFINITIONS, REDUCE THE AMOUNT OF LIQUID FUEL ELIGIBLE FOR THE CREDIT, AND TO EXTEND THE PERIOD DURING WHICH THE CREDIT MAY BE CLAIMED THROUGH 2019.
(Labor, Com. & Ind. Com.--February 27, 2013)
(Recalled and referred to Ways and Means Com.--March 07, 2013)
(Fav. With Amdt.--April 18, 2013)
(Requests for debate by Reps. Anderson, Daning, Forrester, Hamilton, Hart, Jefferson, Loftis, W.J. McLeod, Neal, Skelton, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, Taylor, Wells and Williams--April 24, 2013)

H. 3893 (Word version)--Reps. Bedingfield, G. R. Smith, Loftis, Stringer, Burns, Hamilton, Erickson, Taylor, Clemmons, Delleney, Pitts and Willis: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 59-18-320, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE ADOPTION OF NEW STATEWIDE EDUCATION STANDARDS AND ASSESSMENTS, SO AS TO PROVIDE SUCH AN ADOPTION MUST NOT BE IMPLEMENTED UNTIL APPROVED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY BY JOINT RESOLUTION.
(Educ. & Pub. Wks. Com.--April 09, 2013)
(Favorable--April 24, 2013)
(Requests for debate by Reps. Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Bedingfield, Branham, Brannon, G.A. Brown, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Douglas, George, Hart, Hayes, Hiott, Hixon, Hosey, Howard, Jefferson, King, McEachern, Munnerlyn, Neal, Ott, Owens, Patrick, Ridgeway, Ryhal, Sabb, G.R. Smith, J.R. Smith, Taylor, Toole, Weeks, Wells, Williams, Willis and Wood--April 30, 2013)

H. 3722 (Word version)--Reps. Wells, Clemmons, Felder, Gagnon, Goldfinch, Hixon, Kennedy, Ridgeway, Robinson-Simpson, Ryhal, G. R. Smith, J. R. Smith, Taylor and Wood: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 1, TITLE 26, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO NOTARIES PUBLIC, SO AS TO DEFINE

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TERMS, TO MAKE GRAMMATICAL CORRECTIONS, TO PROVIDE THAT TO BE QUALIFIED FOR A NOTARIAL COMMISSION, A PERSON MUST BE REGISTERED TO VOTE AND READ AND WRITE IN THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE, TO AUTHORIZE AND PROHIBIT CERTAIN ACTS OF A NOTARY PUBLIC, TO PROVIDE MAXIMUM FEE A NOTARY MAY CHARGE, TO PROVIDE THE PROCESS FOR GIVING A NOTARIAL CERTIFICATE, TO SPECIFY CHANGES FOR WHICH A NOTARY MUST NOTIFY THE SECRETARY OF STATE, TO PROVIDE THE ELEMENTS AND PENALTIES OF CERTAIN CRIMES RELATING TO NOTARIAL ACTS, AND TO PROVIDE THE FORM FOR A NOTARIZED DOCUMENT SENT TO ANOTHER STATE, AMONG OTHER THINGS.
(Judiciary Com.--February 28, 2013)
(Favorable--April 24, 2013)
(Requests for debate by Reps. Anderson, Anthony, Branham, R.L. Brown, Clemmons, H.A. Crawford, K.R. Crawford, Goldfinch, Kennedy, McCoy, McEachern, D.C. Moss, Neal, Ott, Sabb, G.M. Smith, J.R. Smith, Taylor, Weeks and Williams--April 30, 2013)

H. 3147 (Word version)--Reps. Pope, Tallon, Southard, V. S. Moss and Huggins: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 42-1-160, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE DEFINITIONS OF "INJURY" AND "PERSONAL INJURY" IN WORKERS' COMPENSATION, SO AS TO MODIFY THE REQUIREMENTS OF AN EMPLOYEE SEEKING WORKERS' COMPENSATION FOR PERSONAL INJURY CAUSED BY STRESS, MENTAL INJURY, OR MENTAL ILLNESS, AND TO ADD MENTAL ILLNESS TO RELATED CONDITIONS THAT ARE NOT COMPENSABLE IF RESULTING FROM AN EVENT INCIDENTAL TO NORMAL RELATIONS BETWEEN AN EMPLOYEE AND EMPLOYER.
(Prefiled--Tuesday, December 11, 2012)
(Judiciary Com.--January 08, 2013)
(Fav. With Amdt.--February 27, 2013)
(Recommitted to Judiciary Com.--March 4, 2013)
(Fav. With Amdt.--April 24, 2013)
(Requests for debate by Reps. Hiott, Kennedy, Norman, Pope and Simrill--April 30, 2013)

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H. 3833 (Word version)--Reps. Horne, Bannister and Sellers: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 61-4-738 SO AS TO ALLOW THE HOLDER OF A RETAIL WINE PERMIT FOR OFF-PREMISES CONSUMPTION WHOSE RETAIL SPACE IS AT LEAST TEN THOUSAND SQUARE FEET AND WHOSE PRIMARY PRODUCT IS NOT BEER, WINE, OR DISTILLED SPIRITS TO CONDUCT UP TO TWENTY-FOUR WINE TASTINGS IN A CALENDAR QUARTER, AND TO PROVIDE RESTRICTIONS; AND BY ADDING SECTION 61-4-965 SO AS TO ALSO ALLOW THE HOLDER OF A RETAIL PERMIT AUTHORIZING THE SALE OF BEER FOR OFF-PREMISES CONSUMPTION WHOSE RETAIL SPACE IS AT LEAST TEN THOUSAND SQUARE FEET AND WHOSE PRIMARY PRODUCT IS NOT BEER, WINE, OR DISTILLED SPIRITS TO CONDUCT UP TO TWENTY-FOUR BEER TASTINGS IN A CALENDAR QUARTER, AND TO PROVIDE RESTRICTIONS.
(Judiciary Com.--March 20, 2013)
(Fav. With Amdt.--April 24, 2013)
(Requests for debate by Reps. Branham, Brannon, Cole, George, Hamilton, Hosey, Huggins, Jefferson, Loftis, Mitchell, Neal, Skelton, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, Wells, Williams and Wood--April 30, 2013)

S. 22 (Word version)--Senators Sheheen, Massey, L. Martin, Hayes, Campsen, Nicholson, Young and Alexander: A BILL TO ENACT THE "SOUTH CAROLINA RESTRUCTURING ACT OF 2013" INCLUDING PROVISIONS TO AMEND SECTION 1-30-10 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO THE AGENCIES OF THE EXECUTIVE BRANCH OF STATE GOVERNMENT BY ADDING THE DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATION; BY AMENDING SECTION 1-11-10, TO DIVEST THE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD OF CERTAIN PROGRAMS, POWERS, DUTIES, AND RESPONSIBILITIES AND TRANSFER THOSE PROGRAMS, POWERS, DUTIES, AND RESPONSIBILITIES TO OTHER GOVERNMENT AGENCIES; BY AMENDING SECTION 1-11-20, TO ESTABLISH THE DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATION AS AN AGENCY OF THE EXECUTIVE BRANCH OF STATE GOVERNMENT TO BE HEADED BY A DIRECTOR APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR UPON THE ADVICE

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AND CONSENT OF THE SENATE, AND TO TRANSFER TO THIS NEWLY CREATED DEPARTMENT CERTAIN OFFICES AND DIVISIONS OF THE STATE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD, OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR, AND OTHER AGENCIES, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE TRANSITION; BY ADDING ARTICLE 2 TO CHAPTER 3, TITLE 1, TO ESTABLISH THE EXECUTIVE BUDGET AND STRATEGIC PLANNING OFFICE WITHIN THE DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATION, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE POWERS, DUTIES, AND AUTHORITY OF THE OFFICE; BY ADDING CHAPTER 2 TO TITLE 2 TO PROVIDE FOR LEGISLATIVE OVERSIGHT OF EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENTS AND THE PROCESSES AND PROCEDURES TO BE FOLLOWED IN CONNECTION WITH THIS OVERSIGHT; BY ADDING CHAPTER 55 TO TITLE 11 TO ESTABLISH THE STATE FISCAL ACCOUNTABILITY AUTHORITY, TO PROVIDE FOR THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE AUTHORITY, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE POWERS, DUTIES, AND AUTHORITY TO BE EXERCISED BY THE AUTHORITY; TO AMEND CHAPTER 35, TITLE 11 BY ADDING SECTION 11-35-315 TO ESTABLISH THE PROCUREMENT OVERSIGHT BOARD, THE MEMBERSHIP ON THE BOARD, AND THE POWERS, DUTIES, AND AUTHORITY TO BE EXERCISED BY THE BOARD; TO AMEND CHAPTER 3, TITLE 2 BY ESTABLISHING THE LEGISLATIVE FISCAL OFFICE, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE POWERS, DUTIES, AND AUTHORITY TO BE EXERCISED BY THE OFFICE, TO AMEND TITLE 2 BY ADDING CHAPTER 79 TO ENACT THE STATE AGENCY DEFICIT PREVENTION AND RECOGNITION ACT, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE PROCESSES AND PROCEDURES TO BE FOLLOWED IN CONNECTION WITH AGENCY DEFICIT PREVENTION AND RECOGNITION; TO AMEND CHAPTER 17, TITLE 60 TO ESTABLISH THE CONFEDERATE RELIC ROOM AND MILITARY MUSEUM COMMISSION, TO PROVIDE FOR THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE COMMISSION AND THE POWERS, DUTIES, AND AUTHORITY TO BE EXERCISED BY THE COMMISSION; TO AMEND TITLE 2 BY ADDING A CHAPTER 9 TO ESTABLISH THE JOINT STRATEGIC TECHNOLOGY COMMITTEE, TO PROVIDE FOR THE MEMBERS ON THE COMMITTEE AND THE POWERS,

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DUTIES, AND AUTHORITY TO BE EXERCISED BY THE COMMITTEE; TO ESTABLISH THE CHARLESTON NAVY BASE MUSEUM AUTHORITY, TO PROVIDE THAT THE AUTHORITY MAY EXERCISE ALL POWERS AND AUTHORITY GRANTED TO THE HUNLEY COMMISSION BY SPECIFIC STATUTORY AUTHORITY REFERENCED IN SECTIONS 54-7-100 AND 54-7-110; BY ADDING SECTION 1-11-185, TO PROVIDE FOR APPROVALS FOR PERMANENT IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS; BY ADDING SECTION 11-31-5, TO PROVIDE THAT STATE BOARD MEANS THE GOVERNING BODY OF THE STATE FISCAL AFFAIRS AUTHORITY; BY ADDING SECTION 11-50-65, TO PROVIDE THAT THE STATE FISCAL AFFAIRS AUTHORITY MUST PROVIDE ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT TO THE RURAL INFRASTRUCTURE AUTHORITY; TO AMEND SECTIONS 1-11-20, 1-11-25, 1-11-26, 1-11-55, 1-11-56, 1-11-58, 1-11-65, 1-11-67, 1-11-70, 1-11-80, 1-11-90, 1-11-100, 1-11-110, 1-11-140, 1-11-180, 1-11-220, 1-11-225, 1-11-250, 1-11-260, 1-11-270, 1-11-280, 1-11-290, 1-11-300, 1-11-310, 1-11-315, 1-11-320, 1-11-335, 1-11-340, 1-11-435; 1-11-440, 1-15-10, CHAPTER 47, TITLE 2, 2-7-72, 2-7-73, 2-7-74, 2-7-76, 2-13-240, 2-15-50, 2-59-10, CHAPTER 9, TITLE 3; 10-1-10, 10-1-30, 10-1-130, 10-1-190, CHAPTER 9, TITLE 10, 10-11-50, 10-11-90, 10-11-110, 10-11-140, 10-11-330; 11-9-610, 11-9-620, 11-9-630, 11-9-665,11-9-670, 11-9-680, 11-9-820, 11-9-825, 11-9-830,11-9-880, 11-9-890, 11-18-20, 11-27-10, 11-35-310, 11-35-3820, 11-35-3840, 11-35-5270, 11-37-30, 11-37-200, 11-38-20, 11-40-20, 11-40-250, 11-41-70, 11-41-80, 11-41-90, 11-41-100, 11-42-30, 11-42-40, 11-42-60, 11-43-510, 11-45-30, 11-45-55, 11-45-105, 11-49-40, 11-50-50, 11-49-100, 11-51-30, 11-51-125, 11-51-190, 11-53-20, 13-7-10, 13-7-30, 13-7-810, 13-7-830, 13-7-860, 15-78-140, 16-3-1620, 16-3-1680, 25-11-10, 25-11-80, 25-11-90, 25-11-310, 44-38-380, 44-53-530, 44-96-140; 48-46-30, 48-46-40, 48-46-50, 48-46-60, 48-46-90, 48-52-410, 48-52-440, 48-52-460, 48-52-635, 48-52-680, 59-109-30, 59-109-40, 59-115-20, 59-115-40, 63-11-500, 63-11-700, 63-11-730, 63-11-1110, 63-11-1140, 63-11-1310, 63-11-1340, 63-11-1360, 63-11-1510 RELATING TO VARIOUS AGENCY OR DEPARTMENT PROVISIONS SO AS TO CONFORM THEM TO THE ABOVE PROVISIONS PERTAINING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATION, STATE FISCAL ACCOUNTABILITY AUTHORITY, AND OTHER STATE AGENCIES, AND TO

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SUPPLEMENT SUCH PROVISIONS; AND TO REPEAL SECTIONS 1-30-110, 1-11-22, AND 11-11-90.
(Judiciary Com.--February 21, 2013)
(Fav. With Amdt.--April 24, 2013)
(Reconsidered whereby debate was adjourned until Tue., May 14, 2013--May 01, 2013)
(Requests for debate by Reps. Bedingfield, R.L. Brown, H.A. Crawford, Dillard, Gagnon, Gambrell, Hardwick, Hiott, Hosey, Jefferson, Mack, McEachern, Merrill, Ott, Patrick, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, Southard, Thayer, Toole, Weeks, Wells and Whitmire--May 01, 2013)

H. 3013 (Word version)--Reps. Clyburn, M. S. McLeod, Jefferson, Williams, Hosey and Gilliard: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 58-25-110 SO AS TO REQUIRE REGIONAL TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITIES TO DEVELOP AND IMPLEMENT PROGRAMS WITHIN THEIR SERVICE AREAS THAT MAKE PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION AVAILABLE AT NO CHARGE FOR CERTAIN QUALIFYING VETERANS.
(Prefiled--Tuesday, December 11, 2012)
(Educ. & Pub. Wks. Com.--January 08, 2013)
(Recalled--May 01, 2013)
(Requests for debate by Reps. Bedingfield, Erickson, Forrester, Gagnon, Gambrell, Loftis, Putnam, Sandifer, Stringer and Thayer--May 02, 2013)


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