South Carolina General Assembly
120th Session, 2013-2014
Legislation Introduced into the House

INTRO SHEET

05/02/13

S. 8 (Word version) -- Senator L. Martin: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 47-3-110, SOUTH CAROLINA CODE OF LAWS, 1976, RELATING TO THE LIABILITY OF AN OWNER OR KEEPER OF A DOG FOR A DOG ATTACK, TO PROVIDE THAT LIABILITY DOES NOT EXTEND TO TRAINED LAW ENFORCEMENT DOGS IN THE PERFORMANCE OF OFFICIAL DUTIES OR DOGS ACTING IN DEFENSE OF A PERSON; AND TO AMEND CHAPTER 23, TITLE 23 BY ADDING SECTION 23-23-140, RELATING TO PATROL CANINE TEAMS.
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Referred to Committee on Judiciary

S. 19 (Word version) -- Senators Ford and Campsen: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 17-15-55, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO BOND AND THE AUTHORITY OF THE CIRCUIT COURT TO REVOKE BOND UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES, SO AS TO INCLUDE THE COMMISSION OF A SUBSEQUENT VIOLENT CRIME BY A PERSON RELEASED ON BOND IN THE PURVIEW OF THE STATUTE AND TO ADD AN ADDITIONAL PENALTY IF A PERSON COMMITS A GENERAL SESSIONS COURT OFFENSE WHILE ON RELEASE ON BOND.
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Referred to Committee on Judiciary

S. 191 (Word version) -- Senators Verdin, Sheheen, Lourie, Cromer, O'Dell, Hutto, Jackson, Alexander and McElveen: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 3, TITLE 46 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO DUTIES OF THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, BY ADDING SECTION 46-3-25 TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT TO CREATE AND MAINTAIN A PROGRAM TO ENCOURAGE SCHOOLS TO SERVE LOCALLY GROWN, MINIMALLY PROCESSED FARM FOODS.
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Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs

S. 193 (Word version) -- Senator Verdin: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 47-1-40 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO CRUELTY TO ANIMALS, TO REVISE CERTAIN CRIMINAL PENALTIES; TO AMEND SECTION 47-1-130, RELATING TO ARRESTS FOR CRUELTY TO ANIMALS, TO PROVIDE THAT A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER MAY ARREST PERSONS FOR VIOLATING LAWS RELATING TO CRULETY TO ANIMALS; TO AMEND SECTION 47-1-140, RELATING TO CARE OF ANIMALS AFTER AN ARREST, TO PROVIDE THAT LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS ARE TO PROVIDE PROPER CARE FOR THE ANIMALS; AND TO AMEND SECTION 47-1-150, RELATING TO ORDERS TO PROVIDE CARE, TO PROVIDE THAT SUCH ORDERS ARE TO BE ISSUED BY THE MAGISTRATE OR MUNICIPAL JUDGE, ANY LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER, OR ANY AGENT OF THE COUNTY.
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Referred to Committee on Judiciary

S. 259 (Word version) -- Senators Thurmond and Ford: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 59-111-320 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO PERSONS AGE SIXTY AND OVER ATTENDING CLASSES AT STATE-SUPPORTED COLLEGES, UNIVERSITIES, AND TECHNICAL SCHOOLS WITHOUT PAYMENT OF TUITION, TO DELETE THE PROVISION THAT THESE PERSONS RECEIVING COMPENSATION AS FULL-TIME EMPLOYEES MUST PAY TUITION.
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Referred to Committee on Ways and Means

S. 408 (Word version) -- Senator Thurmond: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-2510 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO STOPPING, STANDING, AND PARKING OF A VEHICLE UPON THE ROADWAY, TO ADD THAT NO PERSON SHALL STOP, PARK, OR LEAVE STANDING A VEHICLE, WHETHER ATTENDED OR UNATTENDED, UPON THE ROADWAY INSIDE OR OUTSIDE A RESIDENTIAL DISTRICT WHEN IT IS PRACTICABLE TO STOP, PARK, OR LEAVE THE VEHICLE OFF THE ROADWAY.
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Referred to Committee on Judiciary

S. 562 (Word version) -- Senators Campsen and Davis: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 27-27-10 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO RECOVERY FOR IMPROVEMENTS MADE IN GOOD FAITH, TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEFENDANT SHALL BE ENTITLED TO RECOVER THE FULL VALUE OF ALL IMPROVEMENTS IF HE HAS PURCHASED OR OTHERWISE ACQUIRED TITLE TO THE LANDS AND TENEMENTS IN THE ACTION.
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Referred to Committee on Ways and Means

S. 601 (Word version) -- Senators Thurmond, Ford, Sheheen, Campsen and Rankin: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 2-17-10, RELATING TO TERMS REGARDING LOBBYISTS AND LOBBYING, TO DEFINE THE TERMS "LOBBYING", "LOBBYIST", "PUBLIC BODY", AND "PUBLIC OFFICIAL" TO INCLUDE MEMBERS OF AND THE GOVERNING BODIES OF POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONS.
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Referred to Committee on Judiciary

S. 610 (Word version) -- Senators Rankin, Cleary, Hembree and McGill: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 11-41-30, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS FOR PURPOSES OF THE STATE GENERAL OBLIGATION ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT BOND ACT, SO AS TO CLARIFY THAT THE DEFINITION OF "ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT PROJECT", INCLUDING A NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION AND TRADE SHOW CENTER OWNED BY A PUBLIC ENTITY INCLUDES AN ADJACENT FACILITY ALLOWING SPECIFIC EVENTS THEREBY MAKING ADDITIONAL TIME AND SPACE AVAILABLE FOR THE MAJOR CONVENTIONS, TRADE SHOWS, AND SPECIAL EVENTS CONTEMPLATED BY THE ACT AND REQUIRE JOINT BOND REVIEW COMMITTEE REVIEW AND COMMENT ON SUCH AN ADJACENT FACILITY; AND TO AMEND SECTION 11-41-70, RELATING TO PURPOSES OF THE ISSUE OF BONDS PURSUANT TO THE STATE GENERAL OBLIGATION ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT BOND ACT AND SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS APPLICABLE TO A PUBLIC ENTITY RECEIVING BOND PROCEEDS, SO AS TO EXTEND FROM TEN TO FIFTEEN YEARS THE PERIOD IN WHICH A NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION AND TRADE SHOW CENTER MUST BE COMPLETED.
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Referred to Committee on Ways and Means

H. 4078 (Word version) -- Rep. W. J. McLeod: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE BEST WISHES AND APPRECIATION OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES AND TO CONGRATULATE WILLIAM R. LONG, ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF MUSIC AND BAND DIRECTOR AT NEWBERRY COLLEGE, ON THE OCCASION OF HIS RETIREMENT, AND TO WISH HIM MUCH SUCCESS IN HIS FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
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Introduced and adopted

H. 4079 (Word version) -- Reps. George, Alexander, Allison, Anderson, Anthony, Atwater, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Bedingfield, Bernstein, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Branham, Brannon, G. A. Brown, R. L. Brown, Burns, Chumley, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Cole, H. A. Crawford, K. R. Crawford, Crosby, Daning, Delleney, Dillard, Douglas, Edge, Erickson, Felder, Finlay, Forrester, Funderburk, Gagnon, Gambrell, Gilliard, Goldfinch, Govan, Hamilton, Hardee, Hardwick, Harrell, Hart, Hayes, Henderson, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hixon, Hodges, Horne, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Kennedy, King, Knight, Limehouse, Loftis, Long, Lowe, Lucas, Mack, McCoy, McEachern, M. S. McLeod, W. J. McLeod, Merrill, Mitchell, D. C. Moss, V. S. Moss, Munnerlyn, Murphy, Nanney, Neal, Newton, Norman, Ott, Owens, Parks, Patrick, Pitts, Pope, Powers Norrell, Putnam, Quinn, Ridgeway, Riley, Rivers, Robinson-Simpson, Rutherford, Ryhal, Sabb, Sandifer, Sellers, Simrill, Skelton, G. M. Smith, G. R. Smith, J. E. Smith, J. R. Smith, Sottile, Southard, Spires, Stavrinakis, Stringer, Tallon, Taylor, Thayer, Toole, Vick, Weeks, Wells, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Williams, Willis and Wood: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND TROY-JOHNSON LEARNING KORNER FOR ITS THIRTY-FIVE YEARS OF OUTSTANDING EDUCATIONAL SERVICE TO THE CHILDREN OF MULLINS IN MARION COUNTY AND TO WISH THE SCHOOL MUCH CONTINUED SUCCESS IN THE YEARS TO COME.
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Introduced and adopted

H. 4080 (Word version) -- Reps. Parks, Riley, Pitts, Alexander, Allison, Anderson, Anthony, Atwater, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Bedingfield, Bernstein, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Branham, Brannon, G. A. Brown, R. L. Brown, Burns, Chumley, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Cole, H. A. Crawford, K. R. Crawford, Crosby, Daning, Delleney, Dillard, Douglas, Edge, Erickson, Felder, Finlay, Forrester, Funderburk, Gagnon, Gambrell, George, Gilliard, Goldfinch, Govan, Hamilton, Hardee, Hardwick, Harrell, Hart, Hayes, Henderson, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hixon, Hodges, Horne, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Kennedy, King, Knight, Limehouse, Loftis, Long, Lowe, Lucas, Mack, McCoy, McEachern, M. S. McLeod, W. J. McLeod, Merrill, Mitchell, D. C. Moss, V. S. Moss, Munnerlyn, Murphy, Nanney, Neal, Newton, Norman, Ott, Owens, Patrick, Pope, Powers Norrell, Putnam, Quinn, Ridgeway, Rivers, Robinson-Simpson, Rutherford, Ryhal, Sabb, Sandifer, Sellers, Simrill, Skelton, G. M. Smith, G. R. Smith, J. E. Smith, J. R. Smith, Sottile, Southard, Spires, Stavrinakis, Stringer, Tallon, Taylor, Thayer, Toole, Vick, Weeks, Wells, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Williams, Willis and Wood: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR LEROY TOLBERT OF GREENWOOD COUNTY FOR HIS FINE COMMUNITY SERVICE AND TO WISH HIM WELL IN ALL HIS FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
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Introduced and adopted

H. 4081 (Word version) -- Reps. Erickson, Hodges, Alexander, Allison, Anderson, Anthony, Atwater, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Bedingfield, Bernstein, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Branham, Brannon, G. A. Brown, R. L. Brown, Burns, Chumley, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Cole, H. A. Crawford, K. R. Crawford, Crosby, Daning, Delleney, Dillard, Douglas, Edge, Felder, Finlay, Forrester, Funderburk, Gagnon, Gambrell, George, Gilliard, Goldfinch, Govan, Hamilton, Hardee, Hardwick, Harrell, Hart, Hayes, Henderson, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hixon, Horne, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Kennedy, King, Knight, Limehouse, Loftis, Long, Lowe, Lucas, Mack, McCoy, McEachern, M. S. McLeod, W. J. McLeod, Merrill, Mitchell, D. C. Moss, V. S. Moss, Munnerlyn, Murphy, Nanney, Neal, Newton, Norman, Ott, Owens, Parks, Patrick, Pitts, Pope, Powers Norrell, Putnam, Quinn, Ridgeway, Riley, Rivers, Robinson-Simpson, Rutherford, Ryhal, Sabb, Sandifer, Sellers, Simrill, Skelton, G. M. Smith, G. R. Smith, J. E. Smith, J. R. Smith, Sottile, Southard, Spires, Stavrinakis, Stringer, Tallon, Taylor, Thayer, Toole, Vick, Weeks, Wells, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Williams, Willis and Wood: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR VERONICA MILLER, COORDINATOR OF KEEP BEAUFORT COUNTY BEAUTIFUL, UPON THE OCCASION OF HER RETIREMENT AFTER SIXTEEN YEARS OF OUTSTANDING SERVICE, AND TO WISH HER CONTINUED SUCCESS AND HAPPINESS IN ALL HER FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
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Introduced and adopted

H. 4082 (Word version) -- Reps. Finlay, Bernstein, Alexander, Allison, Anderson, Anthony, Atwater, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Branham, Brannon, G. A. Brown, R. L. Brown, Burns, Chumley, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Cole, H. A. Crawford, K. R. Crawford, Crosby, Daning, Delleney, Dillard, Douglas, Edge, Erickson, Felder, Forrester, Funderburk, Gagnon, Gambrell, George, Gilliard, Goldfinch, Govan, Hamilton, Hardee, Hardwick, Harrell, Hart, Hayes, Henderson, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hixon, Hodges, Horne, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Kennedy, King, Knight, Limehouse, Loftis, Long, Lowe, Lucas, Mack, McCoy, McEachern, M. S. McLeod, W. J. McLeod, Merrill, Mitchell, D. C. Moss, V. S. Moss, Munnerlyn, Murphy, Nanney, Neal, Newton, Norman, Ott, Owens, Parks, Patrick, Pitts, Pope, Powers Norrell, Putnam, Quinn, Ridgeway, Riley, Rivers, Robinson-Simpson, Rutherford, Ryhal, Sabb, Sandifer, Sellers, Simrill, Skelton, G. M. Smith, G. R. Smith, J. E. Smith, J. R. Smith, Sottile, Southard, Spires, Stavrinakis, Stringer, Tallon, Taylor, Thayer, Toole, Vick, Weeks, Wells, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Williams, Willis and Wood: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR TANYA A. GEE OF RICHLAND COUNTY FOR HER EXCEPTIONAL AND OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE STATE AND THE LEGAL PROFESSION, FOR THE PROFOUNDLY POSITIVE IMPACT SHE MAKES ON HER COMMUNITY, AND TO WISH HER SWIFT AND COMPLETE VICTORY IN HER COURAGEOUS QUEST TO OVERCOME CANCER.
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Introduced and adopted

H. 4083 (Word version) -- Reps. Taylor, J. R. Smith, W. J. McLeod, Huggins, Clyburn, Hixon and Wells: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE HAROLD MADISON ROBERTSON OF COLLETON COUNTY, ON THE OCCASION OF HIS NINETIETH BIRTHDAY, AND TO WISH HIM A JOYOUS BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION AND MUCH HAPPINESS IN THE DAYS AHEAD.
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Introduced and adopted

H. 4084 (Word version) -- Reps. Limehouse, Gilliard, R. L. Brown, George, Sottile and Whipper: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 53-3-190 SO AS TO ESTABLISH THE "STATE DAY OF PRAYER" AS THE FIRST THURSDAY IN OCTOBER OF EACH YEAR.
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Referred to Committee on Judiciary

H. 4085 (Word version) -- Reps. Gagnon, Gambrell, Parks, Alexander, Allison, Anderson, Anthony, Atwater, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Bedingfield, Bernstein, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Branham, Brannon, G. A. Brown, R. L. Brown, Burns, Chumley, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Cole, H. A. Crawford, K. R. Crawford, Crosby, Daning, Delleney, Dillard, Douglas, Edge, Erickson, Felder, Finlay, Forrester, Funderburk, George, Gilliard, Goldfinch, Govan, Hamilton, Hardee, Hardwick, Harrell, Hart, Hayes, Henderson, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hixon, Hodges, Horne, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Kennedy, King, Knight, Limehouse, Loftis, Long, Lowe, Lucas, Mack, McCoy, McEachern, M. S. McLeod, W. J. McLeod, Merrill, Mitchell, D. C. Moss, V. S. Moss, Munnerlyn, Murphy, Nanney, Neal, Newton, Norman, Ott, Owens, Patrick, Pitts, Pope, Powers Norrell, Putnam, Quinn, Ridgeway, Riley, Rivers, Robinson-Simpson, Rutherford, Ryhal, Sabb, Sandifer, Sellers, Simrill, Skelton, G. M. Smith, G. R. Smith, J. E. Smith, J. R. Smith, Sottile, Southard, Spires, Stavrinakis, Stringer, Tallon, Taylor, Thayer, Toole, Vick, Weeks, Wells, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Williams, Willis and Wood: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR DAVID J. HERRON, CEO AND GENERAL MANAGER OF WEST CAROLINA RURAL TELEPHONE COOPERATIVE IN ABBEVILLE, UPON THE OCCASION OF HIS RETIREMENT AFTER MORE THAN TWENTY-SIX YEARS OF OUTSTANDING SERVICE, AND TO WISH HIM CONTINUED SUCCESS AND HAPPINESS IN ALL HIS FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
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Introduced and adopted

H. 4086 (Word version) -- Reps. Clyburn, Alexander, Allison, Anderson, Anthony, Atwater, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Bedingfield, Bernstein, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Branham, Brannon, G. A. Brown, R. L. Brown, Burns, Chumley, Clemmons, Cobb-Hunter, Cole, H. A. Crawford, K. R. Crawford, Crosby, Daning, Delleney, Dillard, Douglas, Edge, Erickson, Felder, Finlay, Forrester, Funderburk, Gagnon, Gambrell, George, Gilliard, Goldfinch, Govan, Hamilton, Hardee, Hardwick, Harrell, Hart, Hayes, Henderson, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hixon, Hodges, Horne, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Kennedy, King, Knight, Limehouse, Loftis, Long, Lowe, Lucas, Mack, McCoy, McEachern, M. S. McLeod, W. J. McLeod, Merrill, Mitchell, D. C. Moss, V. S. Moss, Munnerlyn, Murphy, Nanney, Neal, Newton, Norman, Ott, Owens, Parks, Patrick, Pitts, Pope, Powers Norrell, Putnam, Quinn, Ridgeway, Riley, Rivers, Robinson-Simpson, Rutherford, Ryhal, Sabb, Sandifer, Sellers, Simrill, Skelton, G. M. Smith, G. R. Smith, J. E. Smith, J. R. Smith, Sottile, Southard, Spires, Stavrinakis, Stringer, Tallon, Taylor, Thayer, Toole, Vick, Weeks, Wells, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Williams, Willis and Wood: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO HONOR AND COMMEND THE GRADUATES OF THE ALLEN UNIVERSITY CLASS OF 1963 UPON THE CELEBRATION OF THEIR GOLDEN ANNIVERSARY OF GRADUATION AND TO CONGRATULATE THEM ON THE MANY SUCCESSES AND ACHIEVEMENTS THEY HAVE EXPERIENCED IN THEIR LIVES AS A RESULT OF THE EXCELLENT EDUCATION THEY RECEIVED FROM ALLEN UNIVERSITY.
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Introduced, adopted, sent to Senate

H. 4087 (Word version) -- Reps. Hardwick, Clemmons, Barfield, H. A. Crawford, Ryhal, Alexander, Allison, Anderson, Anthony, Atwater, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Bedingfield, Bernstein, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Branham, Brannon, G. A. Brown, R. L. Brown, Burns, Chumley, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Cole, K. R. Crawford, Crosby, Daning, Delleney, Dillard, Douglas, Edge, Erickson, Felder, Finlay, Forrester, Funderburk, Gagnon, Gambrell, George, Gilliard, Goldfinch, Govan, Hamilton, Hardee, Harrell, Hart, Hayes, Henderson, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hixon, Hodges, Horne, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Kennedy, King, Knight, Limehouse, Loftis, Long, Lowe, Lucas, Mack, McCoy, McEachern, M. S. McLeod, W. J. McLeod, Merrill, Mitchell, D. C. Moss, V. S. Moss, Munnerlyn, Murphy, Nanney, Neal, Newton, Norman, Ott, Owens, Parks, Patrick, Pitts, Pope, Powers Norrell, Putnam, Quinn, Ridgeway, Riley, Rivers, Robinson-Simpson, Rutherford, Sabb, Sandifer, Sellers, Simrill, Skelton, G. M. Smith, G. R. Smith, J. E. Smith, J. R. Smith, Sottile, Southard, Spires, Stavrinakis, Stringer, Tallon, Taylor, Thayer, Toole, Vick, Weeks, Wells, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Williams, Willis and Wood: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR FRED MEDA AS "THE GODFATHER" OF GOLF COURSE SUPERINTENDENTS IN MYRTLE BEACH AND THROUGHOUT SOUTH CAROLINA.
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Introduced, adopted, sent to Senate

H. 4088 (Word version) -- Reps. Rivers, Bowen, Bedingfield, Lowe, Owens and Stringer: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, SO AS TO ENACT THE "EDUCATION MAXIMUM ACT" OR "EDUMAX ACT"; TO AMEND SECTION 59-18-310, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE STATEWIDE STUDENT LEARNING AND PERFORMANCE ASSESSMENT PROGRAM, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT BEGINNING WITH THE 2014-2015 SCHOOL YEAR, EACH ELEMENTARY, MIDDLE, AND HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT MUST DEMONSTRATE PERFORMANCE AT HIS GRADE LEVEL IN ENGLISH/LANGUAGE ARTS AND MATHEMATICS BEFORE PROMOTION TO THE NEXT GRADE, AND THAT A STUDENT MAY SATISFY THIS REQUIREMENT BY SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETING ADDITIONAL COURSEWORK AND TESTING IN SUMMER SCHOOL AT THE EXPENSE OF HIS PARENT OR GUARDIAN, PAYABLE OVER A PERIOD OF TIME AS ESTABLISHED BY THE DISTRICT; TO EXEMPT ELEVENTH AND TWELFTH GRADE STUDENTS FROM OTHER EXIT EXAMINATIONS, TO REQUIRE ELEVENTH GRADE STUDENTS TO TAKE THE ACT EXAM AND ACHIEVE A MINIMUM SCORE ON THAT TEST AS DETERMINED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION, AND TO REQUIRE TWELFTH GRADERS TO TAKE THE WORKKEYS EXAM AND ACHIEVE A MINIMUM SCORE ON THAT TEST AS DETERMINED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION; TO AMEND SECTION 59-31-210, RELATING TO A REQUIREMENT THAT THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION PROVIDE TEXTBOOKS TO PUBLIC SCHOOLS BY MEANS OF A RENTAL SYSTEM, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A SCHOOL DISTRICT MAY OPT OUT OF THE STATE TEXTBOOK RENTAL SYSTEM AND INSTEAD PURCHASE THE DIGITAL EQUIVALENT OF A TEXTBOOK AND SUPPORT EQUIPMENT DIRECTLY FROM VENDOR CONTRACTS APPROVED BY THE STATE; TO AMEND SECTION 59-26-30, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO TEACHER CERTIFICATION, SO AS TO ALLOW SPECIAL PART-TIME CERTIFICATES ALLOWING PROFESSIONALS OR EXPERTS TO TEACH SUBJECTS RELATED THEIR PROFESSION OR EXPERTISE; TO AMEND SECTION 59-18-900, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE RATINGS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT REAL STUDENT PERFORMANCE AND TEST SCORES BUT NOT GRADUATION RATES BE USED FOR THESE RATINGS; AND BY ADDING SECTION 59-65-48 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE PARENT OR LEGAL GUARDIAN OF A CHILD MAY ENROLL THE CHILD IN THE SCHOOL CONSIDERED BY THE PARENT OR GUARDIAN TO BE MOST SUITABLE FOR THE ACADEMIC NEEDS OF THE CHILD UPON THE SHOWING OF CERTAIN INFORMATION AND PAYMENT OF A FEE, AND TO REQUIRE DIFFERENT STANDARDS AND NO FEE FOR A CHILD NEEDING SPECIAL EDUCATION SERVICES.
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Referred to Committee on Education and Public Works

H. 4089 (Word version) -- Reps. Ridgeway, Alexander, Allison, Anderson, Anthony, Atwater, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Bedingfield, Bernstein, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Branham, Brannon, G. A. Brown, R. L. Brown, Burns, Chumley, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Cole, H. A. Crawford, K. R. Crawford, Crosby, Daning, Delleney, Dillard, Douglas, Edge, Erickson, Felder, Finlay, Forrester, Funderburk, Gagnon, Gambrell, George, Gilliard, Goldfinch, Govan, Hamilton, Hardee, Hardwick, Harrell, Hart, Hayes, Henderson, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hixon, Hodges, Horne, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Kennedy, King, Knight, Limehouse, Loftis, Long, Lowe, Lucas, Mack, McCoy, McEachern, M. S. McLeod, W. J. McLeod, Merrill, Mitchell, D. C. Moss, V. S. Moss, Munnerlyn, Murphy, Nanney, Neal, Newton, Norman, Ott, Owens, Parks, Patrick, Pitts, Pope, Powers Norrell, Putnam, Quinn, Riley, Rivers, Robinson-Simpson, Rutherford, Ryhal, Sabb, Sandifer, Sellers, Simrill, Skelton, G. M. Smith, G. R. Smith, J. E. Smith, J. R. Smith, Sottile, Southard, Spires, Stavrinakis, Stringer, Tallon, Taylor, Thayer, Toole, Vick, Weeks, Wells, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Williams, Willis and Wood: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR THE UNITED STATES COAST GUARD AUXILIARY INLAND SEA FLOTILLA 12-01 LAKE MARION FOR EXCEPTIONAL SERVICE TO THE CITIZENS OF SOUTH CAROLINA AS THEY ENSURE SAFE BOATING ON LAKES MARION AND MOULTRIE AND THE UPPER COOPER RIVER.
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Introduced and adopted

H. 4090 (Word version) -- Rep. Howard: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE THE OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTIONS OF PROVIDENCE HOSPITALS OF COLUMBIA TO THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA AND CONGRATULATE IT UPON THE COMMEMORATION OF ITS SEVENTY-FIFTH ANNIVERSARY.
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Introduced and adopted

H. 4091 (Word version) -- Reps. Stavrinakis, Harrell, McCoy, Merrill, Mack, Murphy, Crosby, Limehouse, Sottile, Gilliard, Whipper and R. L. Brown: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR THE EXCHANGE CLUB OF CHARLESTON FOR ITS OUTSTANDING COMMUNITY SERVICE AND TO WISH THE CLUB MEMBERS WELL AS THEY CONTINUE TO SERVE THE PEOPLE OF SOUTH CAROLINA.
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Introduced and adopted

H. 4092 (Word version) -- Rep. Burns: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE BLUE RIDGE MIDDLE SCHOOL JUNIOR BETA CLUB QUIZ BOWL TEAM, COACH PEGGY JOHNSON, AND SCHOOL OFFICIALS, AT A DATE AND TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF BEING RECOGNIZED AND COMMENDED FOR WINNING THE 2013 JUNIOR BETA CLUB QUIZ BOWL STATE CHAMPIONSHIP.
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Introduced and adopted

H. 4093 (Word version) -- Rep. Burns: A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE THE BLUE RIDGE MIDDLE SCHOOL JUNIOR BETA CLUB ON ITS EXCITING STATE WINS AT THE 2013 JUNIOR BETA CLUB CONVENTION AND TO WISH ITS MEMBERS ALL THE BEST AS THEY COMPETE AT THE NATIONAL LEVEL IN JUNE.
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Introduced and adopted

H. 4094 (Word version) -- Reps. Rivers, Pope, Stavrinakis, G. M. Smith, McCoy, Kennedy, Bernstein, Horne, Rutherford, Sabb, Munnerlyn, Brannon, Bannister, Clemmons, Delleney, Hamilton, Long, J. E. Smith and Whipper: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 30-4-40, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO EXEMPTIONS FROM THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT, SO AS TO ADD EXEMPTIONS FOR DISCLOSING A RESIDENTIAL ADDRESS, DATE OF BIRTH, SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER, TELEPHONE NUMBER, PHOTOGRAPH, NAME OF A SPOUSE OR NAME OF A CHILD, IF APPLICABLE, OR ADDRESS OR TELEPHONE NUMBER OF THE DAYCARE OR K-12 SCHOOL OF A CHILD, IF APPLICABLE, OF ANY ACTIVE OR FORMER EMPLOYEE OR MEMBER OF THE JUDICIARY, LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER, DIRECTOR OR EMPLOYEE OF CERTAIN STATE AGENCIES, GUARDIAN AD LITEM, PROSECUTOR, PUBLIC DEFENDER, OR APPELLATE DEFENDER IN THIS STATE.
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Referred to Committee on Judiciary

H. 4095 (Word version) -- Reps. K. R. Crawford, Robinson-Simpson, M. S. McLeod, Taylor, Branham, McEachern, Douglas, Bernstein, Bowen, Mack, Stavrinakis, Clyburn, Sabb, Jefferson, Parks, Gilliard, Bales, Cobb-Hunter, Merrill, Ott, Williams, Munnerlyn, Atwater, Huggins, Erickson, Southard, Horne, Powers Norrell, King, Burns, Brannon, Whitmire, Daning, J. R. Smith, Skelton, Neal, Sottile, Spires, Limehouse, Owens, Hosey, Anthony, Alexander, Anderson, Bannister, Barfield, Bowers, G. A. Brown, R. L. Brown, Dillard, Edge, Funderburk, Gagnon, Gambrell, George, Hardee, Hardwick, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hixon, Hodges, Howard, Long, W. J. McLeod, Mitchell, Norman, Pitts, Ridgeway, Rivers, Rutherford, Sandifer, J. E. Smith, Toole, Vick and Whipper: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 9, CHAPTER 6, TITLE 44 TO ENACT THE "TRUTH IN HEALTH FINANCING AND RESPONSIBLE CONSUMER HEALTH CARE ACT" SO AS TO ESTABLISH WITHIN THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES THE RESPONSIBLE CONSUMER HEALTH CARE PROGRAM, WHICH PROVIDES HEALTH CARE TO LOW-INCOME, UNINSURED SOUTH CAROLINIANS THROUGH MANAGED CARE PLANS AND MEDICAL SPENDING ACCOUNTS; TO ESTABLISH PROGRAM ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS; TO SPECIFY HEALTH CARE SERVICES THAT THE MANAGED CARE ORGANIZATION MUST PROVIDE, INCLUDING PREVENTIVE HEALTH SERVICES, CERTAIN FUNCTIONS IT MUST PERFORM, AND STANDARDS WITH WHICH IT MUST COMPLY; TO PROVIDE THAT AN INDIVIDUAL IS ENTITLED TO FIVE HUNDRED DOLLARS IN PREVENTIVE SERVICES AT NO COST; TO REQUIRE THE MANAGED CARE ORGANIZATION TO PROVIDE MONTHLY STATEMENTS, EXPLANATION OF BENEFITS, AND ACCOUNT BALANCES; TO PROVIDE THAT INDIVIDUALS, THEIR EMPLOYERS, AND CHARITABLE ORGANIZATIONS MAY CONTRIBUTE TO AN INDIVIDUAL'S MEDICAL SPENDING ACCOUNT AND THAT THE MANAGED CARE ORGANIZATION ALSO MAY CONTRIBUTE TO THE ACCOUNT IF THE CONTRIBUTION IS AN INCENTIVE FOR INDIVIDUALS TO ENGAGE IN CERTAIN HEALTHY BEHAVIORS; TO PROVIDE THAT CONTRIBUTIONS TO A MEDICAL SPENDING ACCOUNT, OTHER THAN THOSE MADE BY THE STATE, BELONG TO THE INDIVIDUAL AND THAT SUCH FUNDS ROLL OVER TO THE NEXT PROGRAM PERIOD; TO ESTABLISH THE RESPONSIBLE CONSUMER HEALTH CARE FUND INTO WHICH MEDICAID EXPANSION FUNDS, AMONG OTHER FUNDS, MUST BE DEPOSITED TO CARRY OUT THE PROVISIONS OF THIS ACT; TO PROVIDE THAT THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THIS PROGRAM IS CONDITIONED UPON THE RECEIPT OF SUFFICIENT FUNDS; TO PROHIBIT OBLIGATING THE STATE TO FINANCIAL PARTICIPATION BEYOND THE LEVEL OF FUNDS ANTICIPATED TO BE AVAILABLE; TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT TO SUBMIT MEDICAID PLAN AMENDMENTS AND FEDERAL WAIVERS NECESSARY TO OBTAIN FEDERAL APPROVAL TO CARRY OUT THE PROVISIONS OF THIS ARTICLE; TO PROVIDE THAT FUNDS FROM THE MEDICAID RESERVE FUND MUST BE USED FOR THE 2014 ADMINISTRATION OF THE RESPONSIBLE CONSUMER HEALTH CARE PROGRAM; AND TO PROVIDE THAT BEGINNING IN 2015 THROUGH 2016 THE STATE MUST NOT PARTICIPATE IN DISPROPORTIONATE SHARE HOSPITAL FUNDS AND TO PROVIDE ALTERNATIVE USES FOR THE HOSPITAL LICENSE TAX.
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Referred to Committee on Ways and Means

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