South Carolina General Assembly
119th Session, 2011-2012
Legislation Prefiled in the House

PREFILE SHEET

12/14/10

H. 3185 (Word version) -- Reps. Harrell, Cooper, Owens, Harrison, Hardwick, Sandifer, Bingham, Atwater, Bowen, Daning, Hamilton, Hiott, Parker, Bannister, J. R. Smith, Tallon, Limehouse, Brady, Willis, Taylor, Young, Spires, Thayer, Long, Pitts, D. C. Moss, Patrick, Edge, Hixon, Norman, Chumley, Huggins, Frye, Pope, Brannon, Umphlett, Delleney, Allison, Bedingfield, Loftis, Crosby, McCoy, Horne, Clemmons, Skelton, Quinn, White, G. R. Smith, Toole, Ballentine, G. M. Smith, Barfield, Sottile, Erickson, Hearn, Murphy, Pinson and Ryan: A BILL TO ENACT THE "SOUTH CAROLINA HIGHER EDUCATION TRANSPARENCY ACT OF 2011" INCLUDING THE PROVISIONS TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-101-355 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT EACH PUBLIC INSTITUTION OF HIGHER LEARNING MUST MAINTAIN A DETAILED TRANSACTION REGISTER OF ALL FUNDS EXPENDED EACH MONTH AND POST THAT REGISTER ONLINE, TO PROVIDE EXCEPTIONS AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS FOR IMPLEMENTATION, TO PROVIDE THAT EACH PUBLIC INSTITUTION OF HIGHER LEARNING MUST POST ONLINE ALL OF ITS CREDIT CARD STATEMENTS AND THE CREDIT CARD STATEMENTS FOR CREDIT CARDS ISSUED TO ITS OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES FOR OFFICIAL USE, AND TO PROVIDE THAT IF THE COMPTROLLER GENERAL'S OFFICE POSTS THE SAME CREDIT CARD INFORMATION ON ITS WEBSITE, THE INSTITUTION MAY PROVIDE INFORMATION ON HOW TO ACCESS ITS CREDIT CARD INFORMATION ON THE COMPTROLLER GENERAL'S WEBSITE IN LIEU OF COMPLYING WITH THE ABOVE REQUIREMENTS.

Referred to Committee on Education and Public Works

H. 3186 (Word version) -- Reps. J. R. Smith, Bowen, Clyburn, Hixon, Spires, Taylor and Young: A BILL TO AMEND SECTIONS 59-71-40 AND 59-71-50, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BOTH RELATING TO A SCHOOL BOND ELECTION, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE ELECTION MUST BE HELD ON THE DATE OF A GENERAL ELECTION OR ON THE DATE OF A PRIMARY ELECTION.

Referred to Committee on Education and Public Works

H. 3187 (Word version) -- Rep. Chumley: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO MEMORIALIZE THE CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES NOT TO ENACT THE PROPOSED "FDA FOOD SAFETY MODERNIZATION ACT" DESIGNATED AS SENATE BILL 510 BECAUSE OF THE SUBSTANTIAL AND UNFAIR BURDENS IT PLACES ON THE FARMERS OF THIS STATE AND OTHER STATES.

Referred to Committee on Invitations and Memorial Resolutions

H. 3188 (Word version) -- Rep. Cobb-Hunter: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 59-102-140, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PROHIBITED ACTS OF ATHLETE AGENTS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT AN ATHLETE AGENT OR A PERSON ASSOCIATED WITH HIM OR ACTING ON HIS BEHALF, INCLUDING RUNNERS, SCOUTS, ADVISORS, AND COACHES, MAY NOT KNOWINGLY DO ANYTHING WHICH IS A VIOLATION OF THE RULES OF THE INSTITUTION THE STUDENT ATHLETE ATTENDS OR THE RULES OF THE SANCTIONING BODY OF THE SPORT PARTICIPATED IN BY THE STUDENT ATHLETE WHICH WOULD OR MAY MAKE HIM INELIGIBLE TO PARTICIPATE AS A STUDENT ATHLETE IN THAT SPORT.

Referred to Committee on Education and Public Works

H. 3189 (Word version) -- Rep. Cobb-Hunter: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 44-67-140 SO AS TO ESTABLISH A JOINT PROJECT ON LITTER WHERE THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL, THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS, THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, PALMETTO PRIDE, AND LOCAL CORRECTIONAL FACILITIES SHALL COOPERATE IN THE ERADICATION OF LITTER.

Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs

H. 3190 (Word version) -- Rep. Herbkersman: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 11 TO CHAPTER 6, TITLE 44 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, FIRST ON A PILOT-TESTING AND THEN ON A PERMANENT BASIS, SHALL IMPLEMENT A PROGRAM THAT PROVIDES SELECTED MEDICAID RECIPIENTS WITH AN IN-HOME HEALTH CARE SYSTEM THAT PROVIDES AROUND THE CLOCK ACCESS TO MEDICAL ASSESSMENT CARE AND ADDITIONALLY PROVIDES AN EMERGENCY RESPONSE FUNCTION THAT GIVES THEM THE ABILITY TO CONTACT A NATIONAL EMERGENCY RESPONSE CENTER, ALL FOR THE PURPOSE OF PROVIDING BETTER HEALTH CARE, REDUCING THE AMOUNT OF EMERGENCY ROOM VISITS IN NONEMERGENCY CASES, AND FOR OTHER RELATED PURPOSES.

Referred to Committee on Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs

H. 3191 (Word version) -- Rep. Huggins: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 41-43-90, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE POWERS OF THE JOBS-ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY, SO AS TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THE POWER OF THE AUTHORITY TO USE PROGRAM FUNDS TO PURCHASE INSURANCE, THE BENEFITS OF WHICH MUST BE USED TO FUND, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, PROJECTS OR ACTIVITIES WHICH CREATE JOBS OR PROVIDE OTHER SIGNIFICANT PUBLIC BENEFITS; TO AMEND SECTION 41-43-110, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF BONDS BY THE AUTHORITY, SO AS TO SPECIFY THAT THE AUTHORITY MAY ISSUE BONDS TO FINANCE THE ACQUISITION BY CONSTRUCTION OR PURCHASE OF TANGIBLE OR INTANGIBLE ASSETS; TO AMEND SECTION 41-43-140, RELATING TO THE CREATION OF AN INSURANCE FUND BY THE AUTHORITY AS SECURITY FOR BOND HOLDERS, SO AS TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THE CREATION OF THE INSURANCE FUND AND THE USE OF FUNDS THEREIN; TO AMEND SECTION 41-43-150, RELATING TO PERSONS AND PROJECTS ELIGIBLE FOR ASSISTANCE FROM THE AUTHORITY, SO AS TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR PERSONS AND PROJECTS ELIGIBLE FOR ASSISTANCE AND THE CRITERIA THEREFOR; AND TO AMEND SECTION 41-43-160, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO LOAN PROGRAMS OF THE AUTHORITY, SO AS TO PROVIDE THE USE WHICH CAN BE MADE OF PROCEEDS OF LOANS MADE UNDER THIS SECTION.

Referred to Committee on Ways and Means

H. 3192 (Word version) -- Rep. Merrill: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 6-1-970, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO EXEMPTIONS FROM IMPACT FEES AUTHORIZED TO BE LEVIED UNDER THE SOUTH CAROLINA DEVELOPMENT IMPACT FEE ACT, SO AS TO EXEMPT FROM THE IMPACT FEE CONSTRUCTION OF AN ELEMENTARY, MIDDLE, OR SECONDARY SCHOOL FACILITY, OR REPLACING, RENOVATING, OR REPAIRING AN ELEMENTARY, MIDDLE, OR SECONDARY SCHOOL FACILITY, DESIGNED AND USED PRIMARILY FOR THE INSTRUCTION OF STUDENTS, AND TO MAKE THESE PROVISIONS RETROACTIVE TO JULY 1, 2008.

Referred to Committee on Ways and Means

H. 3193 (Word version) -- Rep. D. C. Moss: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-1140, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DEDUCTIONS ALLOWED FROM SOUTH CAROLINA TAXABLE INCOME OF AN INDIVIDUAL FOR PURPOSES OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA INCOME TAX ACT, SO AS TO ALLOW A MAXIMUM THREE THOUSAND DOLLAR A YEAR DEDUCTION FOR VOLUNTEER STATE CONSTABLES DESIGNATED BY THE STATE LAW ENFORCEMENT DIVISION AS ADVANCED STATE CONSTABLES AND TO PROVIDE THE ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR THIS DEDUCTION.

Referred to Committee on Ways and Means

H. 3194 (Word version) -- Reps. Pope, Tallon, Hixon and D. C. Moss: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-1140, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DEDUCTIONS ALLOWED FROM SOUTH CAROLINA TAXABLE INCOME OF AN INDIVIDUAL FOR PURPOSES OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA INCOME TAX ACT, SO AS TO ALLOW A MAXIMUM THREE THOUSAND DOLLAR A YEAR DEDUCTION FOR VOLUNTEER STATE CONSTABLES DESIGNATED BY THE STATE LAW ENFORCEMENT DIVISION AS STATE CONSTABLES AND TO PROVIDE THE ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR THIS DEDUCTION.

Referred to Committee on Ways and Means

H. 3195 (Word version) -- Reps. Brady and Spires: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 63-19-1440, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO COMMITMENT OF JUVENILES TO THE DEPARTMENT OF JUVENILE JUSTICE, SO AS TO AUTHORIZE THE DEPARTMENT OF JUVENILE JUSTICE TO RELEASE FROM ITS RESIDENTIAL PLACEMENTS SUFFICIENT NUMBERS OF CHILDREN COMMITTED TO ITS CUSTODY OR SUPERVISION FOR A STATUS OFFENSE, A MISDEMEANOR OFFENSE, OR FOR VIOLATION OF PROBATION OR CONTEMPT OF A STATUS OFFENSE OR A MISDEMEANOR OFFENSE SO THAT THE NUMBER OF CHILDREN IN ITS CUSTODY OR UNDER ITS SUPERVISION AND PLACED IN RESIDENTIAL PLACEMENTS DOES NOT EXCEED THE NUMBER OF HOUSING UNITS OR BEDS AVAILABLE, AND TO ENSURE THAT NO CHILD ADJUDICATED DELINQUENT FOR A VIOLENT CRIME, A FELONY, OR A SEXUAL OFFENSE MAY BE RELEASED.

Referred to Committee on Judiciary

H. 3196 (Word version) -- Reps. Brady and Spires: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 63-19-1415 SO AS TO PROVIDE RESTRICTIONS ON THE USE OF RESTRAINTS ON JUVENILES UNLESS THE RESTRAINTS ARE NECESSARY TO PREVENT HARM AND THERE ARE NO LESS RESTRICTIVE ALTERNATIVES AVAILABLE, TO GIVE A JUVENILE'S ATTORNEY THE RIGHT TO BE HEARD, AND TO REQUIRE FINDINGS OF FACT IN SUPPORT IF RESTRAINTS ARE ORDERED.

Referred to Committee on Judiciary

H. 3197 (Word version) -- Reps. Brady and Spires: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 63-19-350, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO COMMUNITY SERVICES THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF JUVENILE JUSTICE SHALL PROVIDE, SO AS TO AUTHORIZE THE DEPARTMENT OF JUVENILE JUSTICE TO GRANT PROBATIONERS AND PAROLEES UNDER THE DEPARTMENT'S SUPERVISION UP TO A TEN-DAY REDUCTION OF THE PROBATIONARY OR PAROLE TERM FOR EACH MONTH THEY ARE COMPLIANT WITH THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THEIR PROBATION OR PAROLE.

Referred to Committee on Judiciary

H. 3198 (Word version) -- Reps. Brady and Spires: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 63-19-1440, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO COMMITMENT OF JUVENILES TO THE CUSTODY OF THE DEPARTMENT OF JUVENILE JUSTICE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE FAMILY COURT MAY COMMIT A CHILD TO THE DEPARTMENT OF JUVENILE JUSTICE FOR A DETERMINATE PERIOD OF TIME NOT TO EXCEED ONE HUNDRED EIGHTY DAYS UPON A CHILD'S ADJUDICATION FOR A FELONY WHICH CARRIES A MAXIMUM PENALTY OF FIFTEEN YEARS OR MORE.

Referred to Committee on Judiciary

H. 3199 (Word version) -- Rep. Allen: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTIONS 5-31-2560, 6-11-2560, 33-49-1460, 58-5-1170, 58-27-2570, AND 58-31-560 SO AS TO REQUIRE A MUNICIPALITY, SPECIAL PURPOSE DISTRICT OR PUBLIC SERVICE DISTRICT, ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE, PUBLIC UTILITY, PUBLIC SERVICE AUTHORITY, OR ELECTRIC UTILITY FURNISHING ELECTRICITY OR NATURAL GAS TO ITS CITIZENS TO INCLUDE IN THE CUSTOMER'S BILLS ONCE ANNUALLY A FORM THAT MAY BE RETURNED WITH PAYMENT THAT INFORMS THE MUNICIPALITY, SPECIAL PURPOSE DISTRICT OR PUBLIC SERVICE DISTRICT, ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE, PUBLIC UTILITY, PUBLIC SERVICE AUTHORITY, OR ELECTRIC UTILITY THAT THE CUSTOMER IS A "SPECIAL NEEDS ACCOUNT CUSTOMER"; AND TO AMEND SECTIONS 5-31-2510, 6-11-2510, 33-49-1410, 58-5-1110, 58-27-2510, AND 58-31-510, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS USED IN PROCEDURES GOVERNING THE TERMINATION OF ELECTRIC AND NATURAL GAS SERVICE UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES FURNISHED BY A MUNICIPALITY, SPECIAL PURPOSE DISTRICT OR PUBLIC SERVICE DISTRICT, ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE, PUBLIC UTILITY, PUBLIC SERVICE AUTHORITY, OR ELECTRIC UTILITY, SO AS TO CHANGE THE DEFINITION OF "SPECIAL NEEDS ACCOUNT CUSTOMER".

Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry

H. 3200 (Word version) -- Reps. Brady and Spires: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 63-19-1440, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO COMMITMENT OF JUVENILES TO THE DEPARTMENT OF JUVENILE JUSTICE, SO AS TO AUTHORIZE THE DEPARTMENT OF JUVENILE JUSTICE TO ALLOW A JUVENILE WHO IS TEMPORARILY COMMITTED TO ITS CUSTODY, AFTER BEING ADJUDICATED FOR A STATUS OFFENSE, MISDEMEANOR OFFENSE, OR A PROBATION VIOLATION OR CONTEMPT, TO UNDERGO A COMMUNITY EVALUATION WITH CERTAIN SAFEGUARDS AND EXCEPTIONS.

Referred to Committee on Judiciary

H. 3201 (Word version) -- Reps. Brady and Spires: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 63-13-870 SO AS TO AUTHORIZE CORPORAL PUNISHMENT WITH WRITTEN PARENTAL PERMISSION UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES; TO AMEND SECTION 63-13-820, RELATING TO REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS FOR FAMILY CHILDCARE HOMES, SO AS TO REQUIRE FAMILY CHILD CARE OPERATORS TO POST INFORMATION AND NOTICES REGARDING PARENTAL TRAINING PROGRAMS; AND TO AMEND SECTION 63-13-825, RELATING TO TRAINING OF FAMILY CHILDCARE OPERATORS AND CAREGIVERS, SO AS TO REQUIRE THAT THE MANDATORY TRAINING MUST BE COMPLETED WITHIN THIRTY DAYS OF REGISTRATION OR EMPLOYMENT.

Referred to Committee on Judiciary

H. 3202 (Word version) -- Reps. Brady and Spires: A BILL TO AMEND ARTICLE 47, CHAPTER 5, TITLE 56, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO CHILD PASSENGER RESTRAINT SYSTEMS, SO AS TO DELETE THE TERM "THIS ARTICLE" AND REPLACE IT WITH "SECTION 56-5-6410" THROUGHOUT THE ARTICLE, AND TO PROVIDE THAT IT IS UNLAWFUL FOR A DRIVER OR OCCUPANT OF A MOTOR VEHICLE TO SMOKE A TOBACCO PRODUCT WHILE CERTAIN CHILDREN ARE ALSO IN THE MOTOR VEHICLE, AND TO PROVIDE A PENALTY FOR VIOLATION OF UNLAWFULLY SMOKING IN A MOTOR VEHICLE.

Referred to Committee on Education and Public Works

H. 3203 (Word version) -- Reps. Brady and Spires: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 16-17-420, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO OFFENSES INVOLVING DISTURBING SCHOOLS, SO AS TO RESTRUCTURE THE OFFENSES TO PROVIDE A DELINEATED LIST OF THOSE ACTIONS WHICH INVOLVE DISTURBING SCHOOLS, TO REVISE THE PENALTY FOR A VIOLATION OF A DISTURBING SCHOOLS OFFENSE, AND TO PROVIDE AN EXCEPTION FOR SCHOOL-SPONSORED ATHLETIC EVENTS.

Referred to Committee on Judiciary

H. 3204 (Word version) -- Reps. Brady and Spires: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO CREATE THE SOUTH CAROLINA SUMMER CAMP STUDY COMMITTEE TO STUDY THE SUMMER CAMPS IN THE STATE AND MAKE RECOMMENDATIONS TO THE LEGISLATURE RELATED TO LICENSING AND REGULATION OF SUMMER CAMPS, PROVIDE FOR THE MEMBERSHIP AND METHOD OF APPOINTMENT FOR THE MEMBERSHIP, PROVIDE FOR THE DUTIES OF THE STUDY COMMITTEE, PROVIDE FOR THE STAFFING OF THE STUDY COMMITTEE, AND TO DISSOLVE THE STUDY COMMITTEE AFTER A REPORT OF ITS FINDINGS IS PROVIDED TO THE LEGISLATURE AND THE GOVERNOR.

Referred to Committee on Education and Public Works

H. 3205 (Word version) -- Reps. Brady and Spires: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 63-1-60 SO AS TO ESTABLISH THE JOINT COUNCIL ON CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS, TO PROVIDE FOR ITS MEMBERS, POWERS, AND DUTIES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, PROMOTING AND FACILITATING ACTIVITIES TO IMPROVE ACCESS TO SERVICES FOR CHILDREN, ADOLESCENTS AND THEIR FAMILIES, TO PROVIDE THAT CLIENT RECORDS ARE CONFIDENTIAL, AND TO PROVIDE CIRCUMSTANCES UNDER WHICH RECORDS MAY BE RELEASED.

Referred to Committee on Judiciary

H. 3206 (Word version) -- Reps. Brady and Spires: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 63-19-1020, RELATING TO INSTITUTING PROCEEDINGS AGAINST A CHILD FOR INCORRIGIBILITY, SO AS TO REQUIRE DOCUMENTATION IN CASES OF INCORRIGIBILITY THAT FAMILY COUNSELING HAS BEEN SOUGHT AND TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF JUVENILE JUSTICE TO REFER THE PARENT AND CHILD TO FAMILY COUNSELING IF IT HAS NOT BEEN SOUGHT OR TO PROVIDE THE COUNSELING.

Referred to Committee on Judiciary

H. 3207 (Word version) -- Rep. Cobb-Hunter: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 16-25-20, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO CRIMINAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE OFFENSES, PENALTIES, AND PROSECUTION, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A JUDGE MAY PROCEED WITH THE PROSECUTION OF A CASE IF THE VICTIM IS NOT PRESENT AND TO PROVIDE THAT BEFORE DISMISSING A CASE, THE JUDGE SHALL MAKE WRITTEN FINDINGS AS TO WHETHER THE PROSECUTING OFFICIAL IS PREPARED TO PROSECUTE THE CASE AND THE TYPE OF EVIDENCE THAT WILL BE PRESENTED; AND TO AMEND SECTION 16-25-70, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO LAW ENFORCEMENT'S AUTHORITY AND RESPONSIBILITIES WITH REGARD TO ARRESTS IN AND INVESTIGATIONS OF CRIMINAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE, SO AS TO REQUIRE THE INVESTIGATING AGENCY TO DOCUMENT THE INVESTIGATION AND TO MAINTAIN THE INVESTIGATION REPORT.

Referred to Committee on Judiciary

H. 3208 (Word version) -- Rep. Cobb-Hunter: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 16-3-1030 SO AS TO ESTABLISH THE FELONY OFFENSE OF STRANGULATION AND THE FELONY OFFENSE OF SMOTHERING AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES; TO AMEND SECTION 16-25-65, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE OFFENSE OF CRIMINAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE OF A HIGH AND AGGRAVATED NATURE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT STRANGULATION AND SMOTHERING ARE BOTH CRIMINAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE OF A HIGH AND AGGRAVATED NATURE AND TO DEFINE SERIOUS BODILY INJURY AND PETECHIA.

Referred to Committee on Judiciary

H. 3209 (Word version) -- Rep. Cobb-Hunter: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 20-4-60, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO AN ORDER FOR PROTECTION FROM DOMESTIC ABUSE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE COURT MAY PROHIBIT HARM OR HARASSMENT TO A PET ANIMAL OWNED, POSSESSED, KEPT, OR HELD BY THE PETITIONER AND TO PROVIDE THAT IN ORDERING TEMPORARY POSSESSION OF PERSONAL PROPERTY, THE COURT MAY ORDER THE TEMPORARY POSSESSION OF PET ANIMALS.

Referred to Committee on Judiciary

H. 3210 (Word version) -- Rep. Cobb-Hunter: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 17-21-80, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO CHANGE OF VENUE IN CRIMINAL PROCEEDINGS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IF A PERSON CHARGED WITH A CRIMINAL OFFENSE IS A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER, MAGISTRATE, OR CIRCUIT JUDGE, IT IS REBUTTABLY PRESUMED THAT A FAIR AND IMPARTIAL TRIAL CANNOT BE OBTAINED IN A COUNTY IN WHICH THE DEFENDANT SERVED AND THAT THE VENUE IN THIS CASE MUST BE CHANGED TO ANOTHER COUNTY.

Referred to Committee on Judiciary

H. 3211 (Word version) -- Rep. Cooper: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 20-4-170 SO AS TO AUTHORIZE THE ATTORNEY GENERAL TO CREATE AND ADMINISTER A STATE DOMESTIC VIOLENCE PROTECTIVE ORDER REGISTRY, TO PROVIDE PROCEDURES THAT MUST BE FOLLOWED IN THE MAINTENANCE OF THE REGISTRY, AND TO PROVIDE FOR CONFIDENTIALITY OF THE IDENTITY OF VICTIMS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE.

Referred to Committee on Judiciary

H. 3212 (Word version) -- Rep. Huggins: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 44-53-190, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO MATERIALS, COMPOUNDS, MIXTURES, AND PREPARATIONS CLASSIFIED AS SCHEDULE I DRUGS, SO AS TO ADD SALVIA DIVINORUM AND SALVINORIN A TO THE LIST OF SCHEDULE I DRUGS.

Referred to Committee on Judiciary

H. 3213 (Word version) -- Rep. Limehouse: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 16-16-20, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO COMPUTER CRIME OFFENSES, SO AS TO INCLUDE IN THE PURVIEW OF THE OFFENSE OF COMPUTER CRIME IN THE FIRST DEGREE THAT IT IS UNLAWFUL FOR A PERSON TO DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY ACCESS A COMPUTER OR COMPUTER NETWORK WITHOUT PROPER AUTHORIZATION FOR THE PURPOSE OF OBTAINING AND RELEASING STATE OR FEDERAL CLASSIFIED OR CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION TO THE PUBLIC IN AN ELECTRONIC FORMAT OR OTHER FORM OF MASS COMMUNICATION AND TO PROVIDE A PENALTY.

Referred to Committee on Judiciary

H. 3214 (Word version) -- Rep. Sellers: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 59-10-340, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO SNACKS SOLD FOR STUDENT CONSUMPTION IN SCHOOLS, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR FAT, CALORIE, AND SUGAR CONTENT STANDARDS THAT SNACK FOOD AND BEVERAGES MUST MEET IN ORDER TO BE SOLD IN SCHOOLS, DEFINE THE TERM "REGULAR SCHOOL DAY", AND TO ALLOW A SCHOOL DISTRICT TO SET STRICTER STANDARDS; BY ADDING SECTION 59-10-345 SO AS TO PROVIDE NUTRITIONAL REQUIREMENTS THAT ELEMENTARY, MIDDLE, AND HIGH SCHOOLS MUST FOLLOW FOR FULL MEALS FOR STUDENT CONSUMPTION AND TO REGULATE PORTION SIZE FOR A LA CARTE ITEM SALES; AND TO AMEND SECTION 59-10-380, RELATING TO FOOD OR BEVERAGE ITEMS SOLD AS A FUNDRAISER, SO AS TO SPECIFICALLY EXCLUDE FUNDRAISERS FROM THE NUTRITIONAL REQUIREMENTS.

Referred to Committee on Education and Public Works

H. 3215 (Word version) -- Rep. Crosby: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 11-11-86 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR A ZERO-BASE BUDGET REVIEW ON A TEN YEAR SCHEDULE OF EACH STATE AGENCY, BEGINNING WITH APPROPRIATIONS FOR FISCAL YEAR 2012-2013, TO PROVIDE FOR ESTABLISHING THE SCHEDULE, AND TO PROVIDE DEFINITIONS.

Referred to Committee on Ways and Means

H. 3216 (Word version) -- Rep. Herbkersman: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 12-6-3591 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR A CREDIT AGAINST CERTAIN TAX LIABILITY OF A TAXPAYER FOR COSTS INCURRED FOR NEW CONSTRUCTION, RENOVATION, OR OTHER BUILDING PROJECT THAT MEETS CERTAIN GREEN GLOBES OR LEED STANDARDS FOR ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND TO DEFINE TERMS; TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-3360, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE JOBS TAX CREDIT, SO AS TO INCLUDE A KNOWLEDGE-INTENSIVE BUSINESS AS A QUALIFYING FACILITY, DEFINE "KNOWLEDGE-INTENSIVE BUSINESS", AND PROVIDE FOR THE DESIGNATION OF COUNTY RANKINGS BY USING THE UNEMPLOYMENT RATE AND EITHER THE PER CAPITA INCOME OR THE AVERAGE REGIONAL WAGE RATE; AND TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-3410, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE CORPORATE INCOME TAX CREDIT FOR CORPORATE HEADQUARTERS, SO AS TO MODIFY THE REQUIREMENT OF A CERTAIN NUMBER OF NEW FULL-TIME JOBS TO TEN PERCENT OF THE CORPORATE PAYROLL.

Referred to Committee on Ways and Means

H. 3217 (Word version) -- Rep. Herbkersman: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 11-35-1528, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO COMPETITIVE BEST VALUE BIDDING IN CONNECTION WITH THE CONSOLIDATED PROCUREMENT CODE, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR BENEFITS BASED FUNDING PROJECTS IN WHICH PAYMENTS TO VENDORS DEPEND UPON THE REALIZATION OF SPECIFIED SAVINGS OR REVENUE GAINS, TO PROVIDE FOR THEIR REQUIRED AND PERMISSIBLE TERMS AND THEIR FUNDING, TO REQUIRE MEASUREMENT TOOLS, AND TO PROVIDE FOR OVERSIGHT BY THE STATE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD.

Referred to Committee on Ways and Means

H. 3218 (Word version) -- Rep. Herbkersman: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-36-2120, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO SALES TAX EXEMPTIONS, SO AS TO EXEMPT THE GROSS PROCEEDS OF SALES OR SALES PRICE OF SOLAR PANELS USED FOR THE GENERATION OF ELECTRICITY.

Referred to Committee on Ways and Means

H. 3219 (Word version) -- Rep. D. C. Moss: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-36-2120, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO SALES TAX EXEMPTIONS, SO AS TO EXTEND THE EXEMPTION ALLOWED FARM MACHINERY, REPLACEMENT PARTS, AND ATTACHMENTS TO MACHINERY, REPLACEMENT PARTS, AND ATTACHMENTS USED IN THE COMMERCIAL BREEDING AND RAISING OF CATTLE, HORSES, AND OTHER LIVESTOCK FOR SALE.

Referred to Committee on Ways and Means

H. 3220 (Word version) -- Rep. Nanney: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 8-21-310, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE UNIFORM FEES AND COSTS COLLECTED BY COUNTY CLERKS OF COURT, REGISTERS OF DEEDS, AND TREASURERS, SO AS TO INCREASE FROM TEN TO FIFTEEN DOLLARS THE FEE FOR FILING, ENROLLING, AND SATISFYING EXECUTIONS OR WARRANTS OF DISTRAINTS FOR THE SOUTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF EMPLOYMENT AND WORKFORCE, SOUTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE, AND OTHER STATE AGENCIES MAKING SUCH FILINGS WHEN THE COSTS ARE CHARGEABLE TO THE PERSONS AGAINST WHOM THE EXECUTIONS OR WARRANTS ARE ISSUED, TO INCREASE FROM TEN TO FIFTEEN DOLLARS THE FEE FOR FILING, ENROLLING, AND SATISFYING FEDERAL TAX LIENS WHEN THE COSTS ARE CHARGEABLE TO THE PERSONS AGAINST WHOM THE EXECUTION IS ISSUED, AND TO UPDATE A REFERENCE.

Referred to Committee on Judiciary

H. 3221 (Word version) -- Rep. Nanney: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 12-53-45 SO AS TO REQUIRE THE SOUTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE TO FILE ELECTRONICALLY ALL DOCUMENTS RELATING TO THE ENFORCED COLLECTION OF TAXES DUE THIS STATE WITH COUNTY CLERKS OF COURT AND REGISTERS OF DEEDS IN THOSE COUNTIES WHICH ACCEPT ELECTRONIC FILINGS.

Referred to Committee on Judiciary

H. 3222 (Word version) -- Rep. Young: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, TO ENACT THE "SOUTH CAROLINA FISCAL ACCOUNTABILITY ACT" BY ADDING SECTION 2-15-140 SO AS TO CREATE A DIVISION WITHIN THE LEGISLATIVE AUDIT COUNCIL TO CONDUCT EVALUATIONS OF PROGRAMS OF CERTAIN STATE AGENCIES AND DEPARTMENTS TO DETERMINE IF THESE PROGRAMS HAVE OUTLIVED THEIR USEFULNESS OR MUST BE CHANGED TO ADDRESS THE PRIORITIES AND NEEDS OF THE CITIZENS THEY AFFECT, PROVIDE FOR A PROCEDURE FOR THE INITIATION OF A REVIEW AND FOR DISPOSITION OF ITS FINDINGS AFTER A REVIEW HAS BEEN COMPLETED, REQUIRE THE GOVERNOR IN THE PREPARATION OF THE ANNUAL RECOMMENDED STATE BUDGET TO APPLY "ZERO-BASE" BUDGETING PRINCIPLES, AND REQUIRE THE HOUSE WAYS AND MEANS COMMITTEE AND THE SENATE FINANCE COMMITTEE IN THE CONSIDERATION OF THE ANNUAL GENERAL APPROPRIATIONS BILL AND BILLS OR JOINT RESOLUTIONS MAKING SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATIONS TO APPLY "ZERO-BASE" BUDGETING PRINCIPLES.

Referred to Committee on Ways and Means

H. 3223 (Word version) -- Reps. Stringer, Harrell and Cooper: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 11-11-420, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE CONSTITUTIONAL LIMIT ON THE ANNUAL INCREASE IN THE NUMBER OF PERMANENT STATE GOVERNMENT PERSONNEL POSITIONS AND THE FORMULA FOR CALCULATING THE ANNUAL LIMIT, SO AS TO REVISE THE BASELINE CALCULATION BY REQUIRING IT TO INCLUDE THE NUMBER OF PERMANENT STATE GOVERNMENT POSITIONS IN FISCAL YEAR 2010-2011 RATHER THAN 1980-1981 AND THE STATE'S POPULATION FROM THE MOST RECENT UNITED STATES DECENNIAL CENSUS RATHER THAN THE 1980 CENSUS.

Referred to Committee on Ways and Means

H. 3224 (Word version) -- Rep. Young: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 11-11-135 SO AS TO REQUIRE THE OFFICE OF STATE BUDGET OF THE STATE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD TO COMPILE INFORMATION FROM EACH STATE AGENCY AND INSTITUTION DETAILING THE CATEGORIES AND AMOUNTS OF "OTHER FUNDS" BALANCES CARRIED FORWARD FROM THE MOST RECENTLY ENDED FISCAL YEAR INTO THE CURRENT FISCAL YEAR AND THOSE USES TO WHICH THESE BALANCES WILL BE APPLIED, TO REQUIRE THE OFFICE OF STATE BUDGET TO REPORT ITS COMPILATION TO THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY NO LATER THAN NOVEMBER FIRST OF EACH YEAR, AND TO DEFINE "OTHER FUNDS".

Referred to Committee on Ways and Means

H. 3225 (Word version) -- Reps. Allison and Brannon: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 63-15-35 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IN DETERMINING THE BEST INTERESTS OF A MINOR CHILD FOR AN AWARD OF CHILD CUSTODY, THE FAMILY COURT SHALL CONSIDER THE GRANDPARENTS AND IMMEDIATE FAMILY MEMBERS OF THE CHILD FOR CUSTODY AND GIVE PRIORITY FOR CUSTODY TO A GRANDPARENT OR IMMEDIATE FAMILY MEMBER EXCEPT OVER A PARENT OF THE CHILD, AND TO PROVIDE THAT IN CONSIDERING PLACEMENT OF A CHILD WITH A GRANDPARENT OR IMMEDIATE FAMILY MEMBER, THE COURT MUST CONSIDER THE RELATIVE CAPABILITY OF THE INDIVIDUAL TO CARE FOR THE CHILD, INCLUDING THE CHARACTER, FITNESS, ATTITUDE, AND INCLINATIONS OF THE INDIVIDUAL AS THEY WOULD IMPACT THE CHILD, IN ADDITION TO THE TOTALITY OF THE CIRCUMSTANCES.

Referred to Committee on Judiciary

H. 3226 (Word version) -- Rep. Bedingfield: A BILL TO ENACT "THE SOUTH CAROLINA REGULATORY REFORM ACT"; TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 1-23-122 SO AS TO PROVIDE THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OR A COMMITTEE OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY MAY NOT AMEND OR OTHERWISE CHANGE AN AMENDMENT UNDER GENERAL ASSEMBLY REVIEW, AND ONLY THE AGENCY THAT SUBMITTED THE REGULATION FOR REVIEW MAY AMEND OR OTHERWISE CHANGE THE LANGUAGE OF A REGULATION IT SUBMITS FOR GENERAL ASSEMBLY REVIEW; TO AMEND SECTION 1-23-120, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE APPROVAL OF PROPOSED REGULATIONS, SO AS TO DELETE THE PROVISION OF AN AUTOMATIC APPROVAL AND TO INSTEAD PROVIDE AN AUTOMATIC VOTE IN THE HOUSE AND SENATE; AND TO AMEND SECTION 1-23-125, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO CERTAIN NOTICE REQUIREMENTS, SO AS TO MAKE CONFORMING CHANGES.

Referred to Committee on Judiciary

H. 3227 (Word version) -- Rep. Cobb-Hunter: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 41-29-300, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF EMPLOYMENT AND WORKFORCE APPELLATE PANEL, SO AS TO PROVIDE THE PANEL SHALL RENDER DECISIONS INDEPENDENTLY OF INFLUENCE FROM THE DEPARTMENT AND THE DEPARTMENT SHALL ATTEMPT NO EFFORT TO INFLUENCE A DECISION OF THE PANEL; AND TO PROVIDE QUALIFICATIONS FOR A MEMBER OF THE PANEL WHICH INCLUDES MEMBERSHIP IN GOOD STANDING AS A LICENSED ATTORNEY IN SOUTH CAROLINA OR AT LEAST FIVE YEARS EXPERIENCE IN A JUDICIAL OR QUASI-JUDICIAL CAPACITY, SUCH AS A JUDGE OR HEARING OFFICER.

Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry

H. 3228 (Word version) -- Rep. Corbin: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 41-35-67, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS TO ALIENS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THE DEPARTMENT OF EMPLOYMENT AND WORKFORCE SHALL SCREEN AN APPLICANT FOR UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS USING THE E-VERIFY PROGRAM.

Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry

H. 3229 (Word version) -- Rep. Harrison: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, SO AS TO ENACT THE "BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES ACT OF 2011" BY ADDING CHAPTER 10 TO TITLE 44 SO AS TO CREATE THE DEPARTMENT OF BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES COMPRISED OF THE DIVISION OF ALCOHOL AND OTHER DRUG ABUSE SERVICES AND THE DIVISION OF MENTAL HEALTH AND TO MAKE CONFORMING CHANGES, TO PROVIDE FOR THE DEPARTMENT'S POWERS AND DUTIES, INCLUDING DEVELOPING AND IMPLEMENTING A STATE PLAN FOR THE COORDINATED CARE AND UNIFIED DELIVERY OF BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES AND OVERSEEING THE ADMINISTRATION AND DELIVERY OF BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES, TO CREATE THE DEPARTMENT OF BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES ADVISORY COMMITTEE, TO PROVIDE FOR THE POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE ADVISORY COMMITTEE AND FOR THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE ADVISORY COMMITTEE, TO AUTHORIZE THE NEWLY CREATED DEPARTMENT TO PROMULGATE REGULATIONS, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE DEPARTMENT'S ADMINISTRATIVE POWERS; TO AMEND SECTION 1-30-10, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DEPARTMENTS OF STATE GOVERNMENT, SO AS TO ADD THE DEPARTMENT OF BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES AND MAKE CONFORMING CHANGES; BY ADDING SECTION 1-30-68 SO AS TO TRANSFER ALL NECESSARY ENTITIES FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF ALCOHOL AND DRUG ABUSE SERVICES AND THE DEPARTMENT OF MENTAL HEALTH TO THE DEPARTMENT OF BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES; TO AMEND SECTION 1-30-20, RELATING TO AGENCIES PREVIOUSLY TRANSFERRED TO THE DEPARTMENT OF ALCOHOL AND OTHER DRUG ABUSE SERVICES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ALCOHOL AND OTHER DRUG ABUSE SERVICES ARE TRANSFERRED TO AND DEVOLVED UPON THE DEPARTMENT OF BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES, DIVISION OF ALCOHOL AND OTHER DRUG ABUSE SERVICES; TO AMEND SECTION 1-30-70, RELATING TO AGENCIES PREVIOUSLY TRANSFERRED TO THE DEPARTMENT OF MENTAL HEALTH, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE DEPARTMENT OF MENTAL HEALTH ARE TRANSFERRED TO AND DEVOLVED UPON THE DEPARTMENT OF BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES, DIVISION OF MENTAL HEALTH; TO AMEND CHAPTER 9, TITLE 44, RELATING TO THE ORGANIZATION AND OPERATION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF MENTAL HEALTH AND ITS FACILITIES AND TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA MENTAL HEALTH COMMISSION, SO AS TO CONFORM THE CHAPTER TO THE PROVISIONS OF THIS ACT AND TO RESTRUCTURE THE MENTAL HEALTH COMMISSION INTO AN ADVISORY BOARD; AND TO AMEND CHAPTER 49, TITLE 44, RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF ALCOHOL AND OTHER DRUG ABUSE SERVICES, SO AS TO CONFORM THE CHAPTER TO THE PROVISIONS OF THIS ACT AND TO CREATE AN ADVISORY BOARD TO THE DIVISION.

Referred to Committee on Judiciary

H. 3230 (Word version) -- Rep. Herbkersman: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ENACTING THE "SOUTH CAROLINA CHARITABLE INVESTMENT RECOVERY ACT OF 2011" BY ADDING SECTION 33-56-56 SO AS TO EXEMPT CERTAIN LOANS TO CHARITIES FROM RETIREMENT ACCOUNTS FROM REPORTING REQUIREMENTS RELATED TO THE SOLICITATION OF CHARITABLE FUNDS; BY ADDING SECTION 38-63-110 SO AS TO PROVIDE A BONA FIDE CHARITY OR NOT-FOR-PROFIT CORPORATION MAY HAVE AN INSURABLE INTEREST IN AN INSURED'S LIFE IN CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES; TO AMEND SECTION 33-31-1407, RELATING TO A KNOWN CLAIM AGAINST A DISSOLVED CORPORATION, SO AS TO PROVIDE A CLAIM FOR A LIFE INSURANCE POLICY OWNED BY A CHARITY UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES MAY NOT BE BARRED; AND TO AMEND SECTION 35-1-102, RELATING TO CERTAIN DEFINITIONS ASSOCIATED WITH SOUTH CAROLINA UNIFORM SECURITIES ACT OF 2005, SO AS TO AMEND THE DEFINITION OF AN INVESTMENT CONTRACT.

Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry

H. 3231 (Word version) -- Rep. Herbkersman: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 27-33-60 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PREEXISTING RENTAL AGREEMENT DOES NOT TERMINATE UPON THE SUBSEQUENT FORECLOSURE OF THE LANDLORD'S MORTGAGE.

Referred to Committee on Judiciary

H. 3232 (Word version) -- Rep. Herbkersman: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 12 TO CHAPTER 77, TITLE 38 SO AS TO PROHIBIT ARBITRARY LIMITS ON WRITTEN AUTOMOBILE REPAIR ESTIMATES; TO PROHIBIT CERTAIN PERSONS FROM UNILATERALLY OR ARBITRARILY DISREGARDING A REPAIR OPERATION OR COST IDENTIFIED BY AN ESTIMATING SYSTEM WHICH AN INSURER AND COLLISION REPAIR FACILITY HAVE AGREED TO UTILIZE DETERMINING THE COST OF REPAIR; TO PROHIBIT AN INSURER, AGENT, EMPLOYEE, OR A REPRESENTATIVE FROM RECOMMENDING TO AN INSURED OR A CLAIMANT TO USE A SPECIFIC SHOP FOR REPAIR; AND TO PROHIBIT AN INSURER FROM OWNING OR HAVING AN INTEREST IN AN AUTO BODY REPAIR FACILITY.

Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry

H. 3233 (Word version) -- Rep. Mitchell: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 31-7-30, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO REDEVELOPMENT PROJECT COSTS, SO AS TO PROVIDE PROPERTY ASSEMBLY COSTS ALSO INCLUDE THE COST OF ENVIRONMENTAL REMEDIATION.

Referred to Committee on Ways and Means

H. 3234 (Word version) -- Rep. Spires: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 40-11-200, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PENALTIES FOR PRACTICING OR ATTEMPTING TO PRACTICE AS A CONTRACTOR WITHOUT A LICENSE, SO AS TO PROVIDE A PERSON WHO ENGAGES IN THIS PRACTICE OR WHO UNDER A FALSE PRETENSE USES IMPERMISSIBLY ANOTHER PERSON'S VALID CONTRACTOR'S LICENSE TO PRACTICE OR ATTEMPT TO PRACTICE AS A CONTRACTOR MUST PAY A FINE OF TWENTY-FIVE THOUSAND DOLLARS AND IS GUILTY OF A FELONY FOR WHICH IF CONVICTED HE MUST SERVE ONE YEAR IN PRISON; TO AMEND SECTION 40-11-100, RELATING TO ADMINISTRATIVE PENALTIES THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING AND REGULATION MAY IMPOSE FOR A VIOLATION OF THE LAW GOVERNING THE LICENSURE OF CONTRACTORS, SO AS TO PROVIDE NO MORE THAN TWO HUNDRED TWENTY-FIVE THOUSAND DOLLARS IN PENALTIES MAY BE ASSESSED AGAINST AN ENTITY OR INDIVIDUAL IN A DAY, AND THAT AN ADMINISTRATIVE PENALTY IMPOSED FOR A FIRST OFFENSE MAY NOT EXCEED TWENTY-FIVE THOUSAND DOLLARS; AND TO AMEND SECTION 40-11-110, RELATING TO CIVIL PENALTIES FOR A PERSON WHO VIOLATES A PROVISION REGARDING THE LICENSURE OF CONTRACTORS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THE SOUTH CAROLINA CONTRACTORS' LICENSING BOARD MAY IMPOSE A PENALTY OF UP TO TWENTY-FIVE THOUSAND DOLLARS FOR A VIOLATION.

Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry

H. 3235 (Word version) -- Rep. Taylor: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 30-4-30, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO FEES AND THE TIME WITHIN WHICH CERTAIN RECORDS MUST BE FURNISHED UNDER THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT, SO AS TO PROVIDE RECORDS MUST BE FURNISHED AT CURRENT MARKET VALUE TO THE PERSON REQUESTING THE RECORDS, AND TO PROVIDE WHERE A PUBLIC BODY GRANTS A REQUEST FOR RECORDS, IT MUST FURNISH THOSE RECORDS FOR INSPECTION OR COPYING IMMEDIATELY, BUT NO LATER THAN THIRTY DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FORMAL REQUEST.

Referred to Committee on Judiciary

H. 3236 (Word version) -- Rep. Daning: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 59-65-10 AND SECTION 59-65-30, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO COMPULSORY EDUCATION FOR SOUTH CAROLINA SCHOOLCHILDREN AND THE EXCEPTION TO THE REQUIREMENT, RESPECTIVELY, SO AS TO INCLUDE THE SOUTH CAROLINA ASSOCIATION OF CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS AS AN AUTHORIZER OF SCHOOLS THAT CHILDREN MAY ATTEND WITHIN THE COMPULSORY EDUCATION REQUIREMENT.

Referred to Committee on Education and Public Works

H. 3237 (Word version) -- Rep. Herbkersman: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 39-5-180 SO AS TO MAKE IT AN UNLAWFUL TRADE PRACTICE FOR A BANK, BUILDING AND LOAN ASSOCIATION, SAVINGS AND LOAN ASSOCIATION, SAVINGS BANK, OR OTHER FINANCIAL INSTITUTION DOING ANY KIND OF BANKING BUSINESS IN THIS STATE TO FAIL TO RESPOND TO A SHORT SALE OFFER FOR THE PURCHASE OF REAL ESTATE WITHIN THIRTY CALENDAR DAYS OF THE OFFER'S RECEIPT.

Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry

H. 3238 (Word version) -- Rep. Herbkersman: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-17-160 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT ON JULY 1, 2013, THE AREA OF EACH COUNTY OF THIS STATE ALSO MUST BE CONSTITUTED AS A SCHOOL DISTRICT AND A COUNTY MAY NOT HAVE MULTIPLE SCHOOL DISTRICTS WITHIN ITS BOUNDARIES, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY BY LOCAL LAW BEFORE JULY 1, 2013, SHALL PROVIDE FOR THE GOVERNANCE, FISCAL AUTHORITY, AND ADMINISTRATIVE AND OPERATIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES FOR A COUNTYWIDE SCHOOL DISTRICT WHERE NO PROVISIONS OF LAW NOW APPLY; AND TO PROVIDE THAT ALL ACTS OR PARTS OF ACTS RELATING TO A SCHOOL DISTRICT THAT IS NOT A COUNTYWIDE SCHOOL DISTRICT REQUIRED BY SECTION 59-17-160 ARE REPEALED AS OF JULY 1, 2013.

Referred to Committee on Education and Public Works

H. 3239 (Word version) -- Rep. Herbkersman: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 59-20-20, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS OF THE EDUCATION FINANCE ACT, SO AS TO REVISE THE DEFINITION OF "INDEX OF TAXPAYING ABILITY" TO PROVIDE THAT THE INDEX FOR EACH SCHOOL DISTRICT IS BASED ON THE WAGES OF THE COUNTY IN WHICH THE DISTRICT IS LOCATED.

Referred to Committee on Ways and Means

H. 3240 (Word version) -- Rep. Herbkersman: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 39-5-31 SO AS TO ENACT "SYDNEY'S LAW" TO PROVIDE THAT IT IS AN UNFAIR TRADE PRACTICE TO SELL OR OFFER FOR SALE A YO-YO WATERBALL TOY, TO DEFINE CERTAIN TERMS, TO PROVIDE PENALTIES, AND TO PROVIDE LEGISLATIVE FINDINGS.

Referred to Committee on Judiciary

H. 3241 (Word version) -- Rep. Owens: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-40-55 SO AS TO PROVIDE CHARTER SCHOOL POWERS AND DUTIES AND TO ALLOW A SPONSOR TO RETAIN CERTAIN FUNDS FOR OVERSEEING THE CHARTER SCHOOL; BY ADDING SECTION 59-40-175 SO AS TO CREATE THE CHARTER SCHOOL FACILITY REVOLVING LOAN PROGRAM FOR THE CONSTRUCTION, PURCHASE, RENOVATION, AND MAINTENANCE OF PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL FACILITIES; TO AMEND SECTION 59-40-20, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE PURPOSE OF THE CHARTER SCHOOL ACT, SO AS TO INCLUDE AN ADDITIONAL PURPOSE; TO AMEND SECTION 59-40-40, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS, SO AS TO AMEND EXISTING DEFINITIONS AND ADD NEW DEFINITIONS; TO AMEND SECTION 59-40-50, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO CHARTER SCHOOL POWERS AND DUTIES, SO AS TO ALLOW FOR THE APPLICATION TO CREATE A SINGLE GENDER CHARTER SCHOOL, REVISE PRIORITY ENROLLMENT LIMITS, PROVIDE FOR THE ELECTION OF A CHARTER SCHOOL BOARD OF DIRECTORS, PROVIDE FOR BOARD MEETING NOTICE REQUIREMENTS, ALLOW A CHARTER SCHOOL TO CONTRACT WITH PROVIDERS FOR STUDENT TRANSPORTATION, AND ALLOW CHARTER SCHOOL STUDENTS TO PARTICIPATE IN CERTAIN EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS; TO AMEND SECTION 59-40-60, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO APPLICATION TO CREATE A CHARTER SCHOOL, SO AS TO CLARIFY WHAT MUST BE INCLUDED IN THE CONTRACT, AND TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO CREATE A CONTRACT TEMPLATE; TO AMEND SECTION 59-40-70, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE CHARTER SCHOOL ADVISORY COMMITTEE, SO AS TO REVISE ITS MEMBERSHIP AND TO EXTEND THE TIME PERIOD IN WHICH THE COMMITTEE SHALL DETERMINE APPLICATION COMPLIANCE AND THE TIME IN WHICH A LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICT SHALL RULE ON THE APPLICATION; TO AMEND SECTION 59-40-100, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO CHARTER SCHOOL CONVERSION, SO AS TO REQUIRE THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION TO PROMULGATE REGULATIONS PROVIDING FOR PAPER BALLOTS, TO REVISE PRIORITY ENROLLMENT PROCEDURES FOR A CONVERTED CHARTER SCHOOL, AND TO ALLOW A CONVERTED CHARTER SCHOOL TO RETAIN FACILITIES AND EQUIPMENT AVAILABLE BEFORE CONVERSION; TO AMEND SECTION 59-40-110, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE DURATION OF A CHARTER, SO AS TO ALLOW A SPONSOR TO IMMEDIATELY REVOKE A CHARTER AND CLOSE THE SCHOOL UPON CERTAIN CONDITIONS; TO AMEND SECTION 59-40-140, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DISTRIBUTION OF RESOURCES, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE DISTRIBUTION OF FUNDS TO CHARTER SCHOOLS, TO REVISE WHAT THE SOUTH CAROLINA PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL DISTRICT SHALL RECEIVE, TO ALLOW THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO FINE SPONSORS THAT FAIL TO DISTRIBUTE CERTAIN FUNDS TO CHARTER SCHOOLS, AND TO REVISE REPORTING REQUIREMENTS; TO AMEND SECTION 59-40-190, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO LIABILITY OF A GOVERNING BODY OF A CHARTER SCHOOL, SO AS TO PROVIDE IMMUNITY TO A LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICT FOR CRIMINAL OR CIVIL LIABILITY REGARDING ACTIVITIES RELATED TO A SPONSORED CHARTER SCHOOL; TO AMEND SECTION 59-40-230, RELATING TO THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL, SO AS TO REVISE ITS MEMBERSHIP; AND TO AMEND SECTION 59-40-130, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO LEAVE TO BE EMPLOYED AT A CHARTER SCHOOL, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A CHARTER SCHOOL IS A COVERED EMPLOYER WITH RESPECT TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA RETIREMENT SYSTEMS FOR CERTAIN SCHOOL DISTRICT EMPLOYEES.

Referred to Committee on Education and Public Works

H. 3242 (Word version) -- Rep. G. R. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-39-105 SO AS TO REQUIRE THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO CREATE A PROGRAM WHEREBY A PERSON MAY BE AWARDED A HIGH SCHOOL EQUIVALENCY DIPLOMA IF HE EARNS TWENTY-FOUR CREDITS AT AN INSTITUTION OF HIGHER LEARNING IN THIS STATE, AND TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT TO DETERMINE COLLEGE COURSES A PERSON SHALL TAKE TO EARN APPLICABLE CREDITS AND TO DEVELOP A FRAMEWORK FOR PARTICIPATING INSTITUTIONS FOR SELECTING PROGRAM PARTICIPANTS.

Referred to Committee on Education and Public Works

H. 3243 (Word version) -- Reps. Pinson, Pitts and Parks: A BILL TO AMEND ACT 595 OF 1994, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE ELECTION OF MEMBERS OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF GREENWOOD SCHOOL DISTRICT 50 IN GREENWOOD COUNTY, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IF THE NUMBER OF CANDIDATES FOR THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES IS EQUAL TO OR LESS THAN THE NUMBER OF POSITIONS TO BE FILLED, THE COUNTY ELECTION COMMISSION SHALL DECLARE THOSE CANDIDATES ELECTED.

Referred to Greenwood Delegation

H. 3244 (Word version) -- Rep. G. R. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 59-65-10, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE COMPULSORY ATTENDANCE REQUIREMENT IN SCHOOLS, SO AS TO INCREASE THE AGE OF THE CHILD AT WHICH A PARENT OR GUARDIAN NO LONGER HAS RESPONSIBILITY TO CAUSE THE CHILD TO ATTEND SCHOOL.

Referred to Committee on Education and Public Works

H. 3245 (Word version) -- Rep. Cooper: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 59-1-425, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO BEGINNING AND LENGTH OF SCHOOL TERM AND SCHOOL MAKE-UP DAYS, SO AS TO ALLOW A LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICT TO ESTABLISH ITS CALENDAR BASED ON A STATUTORY TERM OF ONE THOUSAND EIGHTY INSTRUCTIONAL HOURS, TO REDUCE THE AMOUNT OF STAFF DEVELOPMENT DAYS A SCHOOL DISTRICT SHALL SCHEDULE, AND TO PROVIDE THAT A SCHOOL DISTRICT MAY PROPOSE AN ALTERNATIVE SCHOOL SCHEDULE THAT PROVIDES FOR THE OPERATION OF SCHOOLS ON A FOUR-DAY WEEKLY CALENDAR.

Referred to Committee on Education and Public Works

H. 3246 (Word version) -- Rep. Funderburk: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 61-4-280 SO AS TO PROHIBIT THE IMPORTATION, PRODUCTION, MANUFACTURE, DISTRIBUTION, OR SALE OF ALCOHOLIC ENERGY DRINKS AND CAFFEINATED MALT BEVERAGES AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES.

Referred to Committee on Judiciary

H. 3247 (Word version) -- Rep. Herbkersman: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 5-3-145 SO AS TO REQUIRE A "PLAN OF SERVICES" BEFORE APPROVAL OF ALL ANNEXATION PROPOSALS; BY ADDING SECTION 5-3-160 SO AS TO REQUIRE A NEW ANNEXATION BE CONSISTENT WITH LOCAL COMPREHENSIVE LAND USE PLANS; TO AMEND SECTION 5-3-150, RELATING TO ALTERNATE METHODS WHERE A PETITION IS SIGNED BY ALL OR SEVENTY-FIVE PERCENT OF LANDOWNERS, SO AS TO GIVE STANDING TO OTHER PERSONS OR ENTITIES TO BRING SUIT TO CHALLENGE A PROPOSED OR COMPLETED ANNEXATION, REQUIRE PUBLIC NOTICE OF A PUBLIC HEARING WHICH IS REQUIRED BEFORE ACTING ON AN ANNEXATION PETITION; AND TO AMEND SECTION 5-3-305, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS USED IN ANNEXATION PROCEDURE, SO AS TO DEFINE "URBAN AREA" AND CHANGE THE DEFINITION OF "CONTIGUOUS".

Referred to Committee on Judiciary

H. 3248 (Word version) -- Rep. Sottile: A BILL TO AMEND SECTIONS 2-17-150 AND 8-13-320, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE STATUTES OF LIMITATIONS FOR PROSECUTING CERTAIN ETHICS VIOLATIONS, SO AS TO ALLOW ACTIONS TO BE COMMENCED UNTIL FOUR YEARS AFTER A PUBLIC OFFICIAL, PUBLIC EMPLOYEE OR PUBLIC MEMBER LEAVES OFFICE.

Referred to Committee on Judiciary

H. 3249 (Word version) -- Rep. G. M. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 61-6-4020, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE TRANSPORTATION OF ALCOHOLIC LIQUORS IN A MOTOR VEHICLE, SO AS TO CLARIFY THAT THE LUGGAGE COMPARTMENT OR CARGO AREA IN WHICH ONE MAY LAWFULLY TRANSPORT A CONTAINER OF ALCOHOLIC LIQUOR WITH A BROKEN OR OPENED SEAL OR CAP IS NOT LIMITED TO A CLOSED TRUNK THAT IS ACCESSIBLE ONLY FROM THE EXTERIOR OF THE VEHICLE SO LONG AS THE LUGGAGE COMPARTMENT OR CARGO AREA IS SEPARATE AND DISTINCT FROM THE DRIVER'S AND PASSENGERS' COMPARTMENTS; AND TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON'S DRIVER'S LICENSE MAY NOT BE SUSPENDED FOR A VIOLATION OF THIS SECTION.

Referred to Committee on Judiciary

H. 3250 (Word version) -- Reps. Toole and Viers: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 53-5-40 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT VETERAN'S DAY MUST BE RECOGNIZED AS A HOLIDAY FOR ALL LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICTS AND PUBLIC COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES OF THE STATE.

Referred to Committee on Judiciary

H. 3251 (Word version) -- Rep. G. R. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 63-7-455 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PARENT OF A CHILD WHO IS THE ALLEGED VICTIM IN A CHILD ABUSE OR NEGLECT REPORT MADE TO THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES MAY PETITION THE COURT TO HAVE A GUARDIAN AD LITEM APPOINTED AT ANY TIME AFTER THE REPORT WAS RECEIVED BY THE DEPARTMENT AND TO REQUIRE THE GUARDIAN AD LITEM TO INITIATE AN INVESTIGATION OF THE ALLEGED ABUSE OR NEGLECT WITHIN TWENTY-FOUR HOURS OF BEING APPOINTED AS THE GUARDIAN AD LITEM.

Referred to Committee on Judiciary

H. 3252 (Word version) -- Rep. Brantley: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-19-210, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE UNLAWFUL SALE OR MORTGAGE OF A VEHICLE THAT IS REQUIRED TO BE REGISTERED AND LICENSED OR A MOBILE HOME UNLESS A CERTIFICATE OF TITLE HAS BEEN ISSUED, AND THE EXCEPTIONS TO THIS PROVISION, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT CERTAIN RECREATIONAL VEHICLES OFFERED FOR SALE THROUGH CONSIGNMENT ALSO ARE EXEMPTED FROM THIS PROVISION.

Referred to Committee on Education and Public Works

H. 3253 (Word version) -- Rep. Cobb-Hunter: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION NAME THE PORTION OF UNITED STATES HIGHWAY 301 IN ORANGEBURG COUNTY FROM ITS INTERSECTION WITH INTERSTATE HIGHWAY 26 TO ITS INTERSECTION WITH HOMESTEAD ROAD "DR. THOMAS L. MOSS MEMORIAL HIGHWAY" AND ERECT APPROPRIATE MARKERS OR SIGNS ALONG THIS HIGHWAY THAT CONTAIN THE WORDS "DR. THOMAS L. MOSS MEMORIAL HIGHWAY".

Referred to Committee on Invitations and Memorial Resolutions

H. 3254 (Word version) -- Rep. Daning: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 57-23-815, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO ROADSIDE VEGETATION MANAGEMENT AT EXIT 199 ALONG INTERSTATE HIGHWAY 26 IN BERKELEY COUNTY, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT BOTH THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AND THE TOWN OF SUMMERVILLE MAY MOW BEYOND THIRTY FEET FROM THE PAVEMENT ROADSIDE VEGETATION ADJACENT TO INTERSTATE 26 AT THIS LOCATION.

Referred to Committee on Education and Public Works

H. 3255 (Word version) -- Rep. Dillard: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-3710, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE OPERATION OF A MOPED, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON, WHILE OPERATING A MOPED, AND HIS PASSENGERS MUST WEAR SAFETY YELLOW REFLECTIVE VESTS.

Referred to Committee on Education and Public Works

H. 3256 (Word version) -- Rep. Herbkersman: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION NAME THE LANDING AT BUCKINGHAM OFF FOUNDING ISLAND ROAD IN BEAUFORT COUNTY "WILLIAM F. MARSCHER II MEMORIAL LANDING" AND ERECT APPROPRIATE MARKERS OR SIGNS AT THIS LANDING THAT CONTAIN THE WORDS "WILLIAM F. MARSCHER II MEMORIAL LANDING".

Referred to Committee on Invitations and Memorial Resolutions

H. 3257 (Word version) -- Rep. Herbkersman: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 108 TO CHAPTER 3, TITLE 56 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES MAY ISSUE UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES.

Referred to Committee on Education and Public Works

H. 3258 (Word version) -- Rep. Herbkersman: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-3-6500, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF "UNITED STATES NAVAL ACADEMY" SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A WIDOW OR WIDOWER OF A GRADUATE OF THE UNITED STATES NAVAL ACADEMY MAY BE ISSUED THIS SPECIAL LICENSE PLATE.

Referred to Committee on Education and Public Works

H. 3259 (Word version) -- Rep. Herbkersman: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-3-115, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE OPERATION OF GOLF CARTS ALONG THE STATE'S HIGHWAYS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT WHEN A GOLF CART OWNER'S RESIDENCE IS LOCATED WITHIN A GATED COMMUNITY THE TWO-MILE LIMIT WITHIN WHICH A GOLF CART OWNER MAY OPERATE HIS GOLF CART MUST BE MEASURED FROM THE COMMUNITY'S PRIMARY ENTRANCE AND NOT FROM THE OWNER'S RESIDENCE, TO PROVIDE FOR THE OPERATION OF A GOLF CART ALONG A SECONDARY HIGHWAY OR STREET ON CERTAIN SEA ISLANDS, TO PROVIDE A DEFINITION FOR THE TERM "GATED COMMUNITY", AND TO PROVIDE THAT A GOLF CART MAY CROSS CERTAIN SECONDARY HIGHWAYS.

Referred to Committee on Education and Public Works

H. 3260 (Word version) -- Rep. Huggins: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-3-860, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES' ACCEPTANCE OF UNCERTIFIED CHECKS AS PAYMENT FOR FEES CHARGED FOR THE ISSUANCE OF LICENSE PLATES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT MAY ACCEPT UNCERTIFIED CHECKS AS PAYMENT FOR ANY SERVICE THAT IT PROVIDES; AND TO AMEND SECTION 56-3-870, RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES' SUSPENSION OR CANCELLATION OF THE REGISTRATION AND LICENSE OF A PERSON WHO PURCHASED THESE ITEMS WITH AN UNCERTIFIED CHECK THAT WAS RETURNED TO THE DEPARTMENT UNPAID, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON'S LICENSE AND REGISTRATION AND DRIVER'S LICENSE MUST BE SUSPENDED OR CANCELED BY THE DEPARTMENT WHEN AN UNCERTIFIED CHECK IT HAS ACCEPTED FOR PAYMENT FOR ANY SERVICE CONTAINED IN CHAPTER 10, TITLE 56 IS RETURNED TO THE DEPARTMENT UNPAID, AND MAY TAKE THIS ACTION WHEN AN UNCERTIFIED CHECK IT HAS ACCEPTED FOR PAYMENT FOR ANY OTHER SERVICE IS RETUNED TO THE DEPARTMENT UNPAID.

Referred to Committee on Education and Public Works

H. 3261 (Word version) -- Rep. Huggins: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 108 TO CHAPTER 3, TITLE 56 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES MAY ISSUE "UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA GAMECOCKS 2010 NCAA COLLEGE WORLD SERIES BASEBALL NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP" SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES.

Referred to Committee on Education and Public Works

H. 3262 (Word version) -- Rep. Jefferson: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE DISSOLUTION DATE FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS AND DEPARTMENT OF PROBATION, PAROLE AND PARDON SERVICES CONSOLIDATION STUDY COMMITTEE, AS ESTABLISHED BY ACT 291 OF 2010, FROM DECEMBER 31, 2010 TO DECEMBER 31, 2011.

Referred to Committee on Judiciary

H. 3263 (Word version) -- Rep. Jefferson: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 61-4-95 SO AS TO PROHIBIT THE SALE OF CAFFEINATED OR STIMULANT-ENHANCED MALT BEVERAGES.

Referred to Committee on Judiciary

H. 3264 (Word version) -- Rep. D. C. Moss: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 56-5-3910 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IT IS UNLAWFUL FOR AN ALL TERRAIN VEHICLE TO BE OPERATED ALONG THE STATE'S PUBLIC ROADS AND HIGHWAYS, AND TO PROVIDE A PENALTY.

Referred to Committee on Education and Public Works

H. 3265 (Word version) -- Rep. D. C. Moss: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 16-3-1065 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IT IS UNLAWFUL FOR A PERSON TO FLEE FROM A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES, AND TO PROVIDE A PENALTY.

Referred to Committee on Judiciary

H. 3266 (Word version) -- Reps. Owens and Hiott: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 57-5-10, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE GENERAL COMPOSITION OF THE STATE HIGHWAY SYSTEM, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT ALL HIGHWAYS IN THE STATE HIGHWAY SYSTEM MUST BE BUILT ACCORDING TO STATE STANDARDS AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION MAY USE CERTAIN FUNDS TO MAINTAIN THE STATE HIGHWAY SYSTEM; TO AMEND SECTION 57-5-70, RELATING TO ADDITIONS TO THE STATE HIGHWAY SECONDARY SYSTEM, SO AS TO ALLOW THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO ADD COUNTY AND MUNICIPAL ROADS TO THE STATE HIGHWAY SYSTEM WHEN NECESSARY FOR THE INTERCONNECTIVITY OF THE STATE HIGHWAY SYSTEM; TO AMEND SECTION 57-5-80, RELATING TO THE DELETION AND REMOVAL OF ROADS FROM THE STATE HIGHWAY SECONDARY SYSTEM, SO AS TO REVISE THE PROCEDURE FOR THE REMOVAL OF ROADS FROM THE STATE HIGHWAY SYSTEM WHEN A GOVERNMENTAL AGENCY AGREES TO ACCEPT THE ROAD INTO ITS OWN HIGHWAY SYSTEM; AND TO REPEAL SECTION 57-5-90 RELATING TO BELT LINES AND SPURS.

Referred to Committee on Education and Public Works

H. 3267 (Word version) -- Rep. Sellers: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 21, TITLE 24, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE CREATION AND OPERATION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF PROBATION, PAROLE AND PARDON SERVICES AND THE BOARD OF PROBATION, PAROLE AND PARDON SERVICES, SO AS TO TRANSFER ALL FUNCTIONS, POWERS, DUTIES, RESPONSIBILITIES AND AUTHORITY STATUTORILY EXERCISED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF PROBATION, PAROLE AND PARDON SERVICES TO THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS, DIVISION OF PROBATION, PAROLE AND PARDON SERVICES.

Referred to Committee on Judiciary

H. 3268 (Word version) -- Rep. Sellers: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 1-3-240, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE REMOVAL OF CERTAIN STATE OFFICERS BY THE GOVERNOR, SO AS TO DELETE THE DIRECTOR OF THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY FROM THIS LIST; TO AMEND SECTION 1-7-920, RELATING TO THE MEMBERS OF THE COMMISSION ON PROSECUTION COORDINATION, SO AS TO REMOVE THE DIRECTOR OF THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY FROM THE COMMISSION; TO AMEND SECTION 1-30-10, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENTS OF STATE GOVERNMENT, SO AS TO DELETE THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY; TO AMEND SECTION 1-30-90, RELATING TO THE CREATION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY, SO AS TO DELETE THE TERM "DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY" AND REPLACE IT WITH THE TERM "SLED"; TO AMEND SECTION 2-13-240, RELATING TO THE DISTRIBUTION OF THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA TO VARIOUS ENTITIES, SO AS TO DELETE THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY; TO AMEND SECTIONS 5-3-90, 5-7-110, 9-11-180, AS AMENDED, 10-11-80, AS AMENDED, 11-35-710, AS AMENDED, 12-28-1910, 12-28-2325, 12-45-70, AS AMENDED, 13-7-70, AS AMENDED, 13-7-160, AS AMENDED, 14-1-206, AS AMENDED, 14-1-207, AS AMENDED, 14-1-208, AS AMENDED, 14-1-212, 16-3-1410, AS AMENDED, 17-5-130, AS AMENDED, 17-22-350, AS AMENDED, AND 23-1-230, RELATING TO THE SCOPE OF THE PROVISIONS THAT PROVIDE FOR THE STRUCTURE, ORGANIZATION, POWERS, AND DUTIES OF MUNICIPAL GOVERNMENTS, THE DEPARTMENT PUBLIC SAFETY'S CONTRIBUTIONS INTO THE STATE RETIREMENT SYSTEM ON BEHALF OF ACTIVE HIGHWAY PATROL MEMBER EMPLOYEES, PARKING IN CERTAIN STATE PARKING LOTS, STATE PROCUREMENT CODE EXEMPTIONS, THE INSPECTION OF FUEL AND SHIPPING PAPERS, LAW ENFORCEMENT ASSISTANCE PROVIDED TO THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE BY THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY, PAYING TAXES AND THE DELEGATION OF COLLECTION OF TAXES, RULES AND REGULATIONS REGARDING THE TRANSPORTATION OF MATERIALS, REGULATIONS RELATING TO THE TRANSPORTATION OF NUCLEAR MATERIALS, COURT ASSESSMENTS, AND SURCHARGES, VICTIM ASSISTANCE SERVICES, QUALIFICATIONS AND AGE REQUIREMENTS FOR CORONERS, TRAFFIC EDUCATION PROGRAM FEES, AND THE FIRST RESPONDERS ADVISORY COMMITTEE, ALL SO AS TO DELETE THE TERM "DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY" AND REPLACE IT WITH THE TERM "SLED"; TO AMEND CHAPTER 6, TITLE 23, RELATING TO THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY, SO AS TO REESTABLISH IT AS A DIVISION OF SLED; TO AMEND SECTIONS 23-23-30, 23-25-20, 24-5-340, 36-9-410, AS AMENDED, 38-55-530, AS AMENDED, 38-55-570, 38-73-470, AS AMENDED, 38-77-1120, 39-9-230, AS AMENDED, 43-5-1250, 44-4-130, AS AMENDED, 50-9-940, 54-17-60, 56-1-286, AS AMENDED, 56-1-460, AS AMENDED, 56-1-1320, 56-1-1760, 56-1-2220, 56-1-2230, 56-3-662, 56-3-663, 56-3-840, AS AMENDED, 56-5-330, 56-5-380, 56-5-765, 56-5-1270, 56-5-1300, 56-5-1320, 56-5-1330, 56-5-1340, 56-5-1350, 56-5-1520, 56-5-2930, AS AMENDED, 56-5-2933, AS AMENDED, 56-5-2945, AS AMENDED, 56-5-2951, AS AMENDED, 56-5-2953, AS AMENDED, 56-5-3660, 56-5-3670, 56-5-3680, 56-5-3690, 56-5-3900, 56-5-4030, 56-5-4035, 56-5-4070, 56-5-4075, AS AMENDED, 56-5-4140, 56-5-4160, AS AMENDED, 56-5-4170, 56-5-4840, 56-5-4880, 56-5-4970, 56-5-5015, 56-5-5080, 56-5-5120, 56-5-5140, 56-5-5810, AS AMENDED, 56-5-5870, 56-5-5880, 56-5-6170, 56-5-6525, AS AMENDED, 56-5-6560, 56-5-6565, 56-7-10, AS AMENDED, 56-7-12, 56-7-30, AS AMENDED, 56-9-350, 56-10-45, 56-10-552, 56-11-20, 56-11-40, 56-15-420, 5-19-420, AS AMENDED, 56-35-50, 57-3-180, 58-23-50, AS AMENDED, 58-23-1120, 59-67-20, 59-67-260, 59-67-570, 61-6-2900, 61-6-4250, 63-19-1860, 63-19-1880, RELATING TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA LAW ENFORCEMENT TRAINING COUNCIL, THE SOUTH CAROLINA LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS HALL OF FAME COMMITTEE, RESERVE DETENTION OFFICERS, UNLAWFUL SALE OR DISPOSAL OF PERSONAL PROPERTY SUBJECT TO A SECURITY INTEREST, INSURANCE FRAUD AND REPORTING IMMUNITY, THE DISPOSITION OF UNINSURED MOTORIST PREMIUMS, MOTOR VEHICLE THEFT AND MOTOR VEHICLE INSURANCE FRAUD REPORTING-IMMUNITY ACT, THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE METRIC SYSTEM, A STATEWIDE NETWORK OF MASS TRANSIT SYSTEMS, THE EMERGENCY HEALTH POWERS ACT, ACCOUNT BALANCES RELATING TO HUNTING AND FISHING LICENSES, ACTIVITIES OF THE MARITIME SECURITY COMMISSION AND THE NAVAL MILITIA, MOTOR VEHICLE DRIVER'S LICENSES, THE REGISTRATION AND LICENSING OF A MOTOR VEHICLE, THE REGULATION OF TRAFFIC TRAVELING ALONG THE STATE'S HIGHWAYS, THE ISSUANCE OF TRAFFIC TICKETS, VERIFICATION OF MOTOR VEHICLE INSURANCE, THE CONFISCATION OF REGISTRATION CERTIFICATES AND LICENSE PLATES, THE UNINSURED ENFORCEMENT FUND, THE ROAD TAX ON MOTOR CARRIERS, THE PROMULGATIONS OF REGULATIONS RELATING TO MOTOR VEHICLE DEALER AND WHOLESALER LICENSES, MOTOR VEHICLE CERTIFICATES OF TITLE, DIESEL IDLING RESTRICTIONS, PERMITS ISSUED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, MOTOR VEHICLE CARRIERS, THE TRANSPORTATION OF SCHOOL CHILDREN, THE ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE CONTROL ACT, THE CONDITIONAL RELEASE OF A JUVENILE, AND THE APPOINTMENT OF JUVENILE PROBATION COUNSELORS, ALL SO AS TO DELETE THE TERM "DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY" AND REPLACE IT WITH THE TERM "SLED".

Referred to Committee on Judiciary

H. 3269 (Word version) -- Reps. Limehouse, Parker, Pinson, Hiott, Clemmons, Sottile, Crosby, Bedingfield, Frye, Spires, Sandifer, Brady, Chumley, Hamilton, Stringer, Huggins, Patrick, Tallon, Owens, Allison, Skelton, Ballentine, Corbin, Daning, Delleney, Lucas, D. C. Moss, Pitts, Pope, Simrill, Umphlett and Young: A JOINT RESOLUTION PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO ARTICLE I OF THE CONSTITUTION OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1895, RELATING TO THE DECLARATION OF RIGHTS, SO AS TO ADD A NEW SECTION PRESERVING THE FREEDOM OF SOUTH CAROLINIANS WITH RESPECT TO THE PROVIDING OF HEALTH CARE SERVICES, BY PROHIBITING ANY LAW, REGULATION, OR RULE TO COMPEL AN INDIVIDUAL, EMPLOYER, OR HEALTH CARE PROVIDER TO PARTICIPATE IN A HEALTH CARE SYSTEM, BY ALLOWING INDIVIDUALS AND EMPLOYERS TO PAY DIRECTLY FOR LAWFUL HEALTH CARE SERVICES WITHOUT PENALTIES OR FINES FOR THESE DIRECT PAYMENTS, BY PROVIDING THAT THE PURCHASE OR SALE OF HEALTH INSURANCE IN PRIVATE HEALTH CARE SYSTEMS MUST NOT BE PROHIBITED BY LAW, REGULATION, OR RULE, BY PROVIDING THOSE INCENTIVES IN WHICH THE RIGHTS PROVIDED BY THIS SECTION DO NOT APPLY, AND TO PROVIDE APPROPRIATE DEFINITIONS.

Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry

H. 3270 (Word version) -- Rep. Loftis: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING CHAPTER 44 TO TITLE 11 SO AS TO ENACT THE "SOUTH CAROLINA ANGEL INVESTMENT ACT OF 2011" BY PROVIDING FOR STATE NONREFUNDABLE INCOME TAX CREDITS ALLOCATED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE FOR QUALIFIED INVESTMENTS IN BUSINESSES MEETING CERTAIN CRITERIA AND PRIMARILY ENGAGED IN MANUFACTURING, PROCESSING, WAREHOUSING, WHOLESALING, SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT, INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY SERVICES, RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT OR OTHER NONPROHIBITED SERVICES, TO ESTABLISH THE CRITERIA AND PROCEDURES FOR THE CREDIT, AND TO MAKE THE CREDIT TRANSFERABLE.

Referred to Committee on Ways and Means

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