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

PREFILED BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS

FOR DECEMBER 15, 2010

S. 253 (Word version) -- Senator McConnell: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 16-27-80, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE APPLICABILITY OF THE ANIMAL FIGHTING AND BAITING ACT, SO AS TO DELETE THE EXEMPTION FOR BEAR-BAYING AND FOX-PEN TRIALS; TO AMEND SECTION 50-11-430, RELATING TO UNLAWFUL ACTS TOWARDS BEARS, SO AS TO PROHIBIT INDIVIDUAL POSSESSION OF CAPTIVE BEARS IN SOUTH CAROLINA OR POSSESSION OF BEARS FOR ANY PURPOSE OTHER THAN FOR AN EDUCATIONAL OR SCIENTIFIC PURPOSE; TO AMEND SECTION 5-11-440, RELATING TO FEEDING OF BEARS, SO AS TO ELIMINATE THE COMMERCIAL OR RECREATIONAL PURPOSES FOR A BEAR PERMIT; AND TO REPEAL ARTICLE 13, CHAPTER 11, TITLE 50, RELATING TO FOX AND COYOTE HUNTING ENCLOSURES.
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Prefiled and referred to the Committee on Fish, Game and Forestry.

S. 254 (Word version) -- Senators Cleary, McConnell and Hutto: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 19, TITLE 16 OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA CODE OF LAWS, 1976, RELATING TO GAMBLING AND LOTTERIES, SO AS TO ADD DEFINITIONS FOR THE REGULATION OF GAMBLING; TO MAKE UNIFORM PENALTIES FOR UNLAWFUL LOTTERIES AND GAMBLING; TO ALLOW EXCEPTIONS FOR GAMES OF CARDS OR DICE IN A PRIVATE RESIDENCE OR HOME; AND TO PROVIDE THAT MONIES PAID FOR GAMBLING ARE RECOVERABLE BY A DEBTOR.
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Prefiled and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

S. 255 (Word version) -- Senators Cleary, McConnell and Hutto: A BILL TO AMEND TITLE 33, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING CHAPTER 57, SO AS TO AUTHORIZE QUALIFIED RELIGIOUS, CHARITABLE, EDUCATIONAL, AND OTHER ELEEMOSYNARY ORGANIZATIONS TO OPERATE AND CONDUCT RAFFLES AND CASINO NIGHT CHARITY GAMES THROUGH REGISTRATION WITH THE SOUTH CAROLINA SECRETARY OF STATE, TO PROVIDE STANDARDS FOR THESE EVENTS; TO REQUIRE PROCEEDS TO BE USED FOR RELIGIOUS, CHARITABLE, EDUCATIONAL, OR OTHER ELEEMOSYNARY PURPOSES; AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS.
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Prefiled and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

S. 256 (Word version) -- Senators Cleary, McConnell and Hutto: A JOINT RESOLUTION PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO SECTION 7, ARTICLE XVII OF THE CONSTITUTION OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1895, RELATING TO THE PROHIBITION ON LOTTERIES AND THE EXCEPTIONS TO THIS PROHIBITION, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY MAY AUTHORIZE RAFFLES TO BE OPERATED AND CONDUCTED BY RELIGIOUS, CHARITABLE, OR NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS FOR RELIGIOUS, CHARITABLE, OR ELEEMOSYNARY PURPOSES, AND BY GENERAL LAW MUST DEFINE THE TYPE OF ORGANIZATION AUTHORIZED TO CONDUCT RAFFLES, PROVIDE THE STANDARDS FOR THEIR CONDUCT AND MANAGEMENT, PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS, AND PROVIDE FOR ANY OTHER LAW NECESSARY TO ASSURE THE PROPER FUNCTIONING, HONESTY, INTEGRITY, AND CHARITABLE PURPOSES FOR WHICH THE RAFFLES ARE CONDUCTED.
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Prefiled and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

S. 257 (Word version) -- Senator Sheheen: A BILL TO AMEND THE 1976 CODE BY ADDING SECTION 11-11-87 TO REQUIRE THE GOVERNOR'S ANNUAL STATE BUDGET RECOMMENDATION AND THE REPORTS OF THE HOUSE COMMITTEE ON WAYS AND MEANS AND THE SENATE FINANCE COMMITTEE ON THE ANNUAL GENERAL APPROPRIATIONS ACT TO BE IN A PROGRAMMATIC FORMAT BY PROVIDING A NARRATIVE DESCRIPTION OF EACH SEPARATE PROGRAM ADMINISTERED BY A STATE AGENCY AND PROVIDING THE ELEMENTS THAT MUST BE INCLUDED IN THE NARRATIVE; AND TO REQUIRE THE BUDGET RECOMMENDATION FOR AN AGENCY TO INCLUDE AN OVERALL BUDGET RECOMMENDATION BY BUDGET CATEGORY AND A SIMILAR RECOMMENDATION FOR EACH SEPARATE PROGRAM ADMINISTERED BY THE AGENCY AND THE SPECIFIC SOURCE OF FUNDS APPROPRIATED FOR THE AGENCY.
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Prefiled and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S. 258 (Word version) -- Senator Sheheen: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 1-3-240 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO REMOVAL OF OFFICERS BY THE GOVERNOR, TO PROVIDE THAT THE STATE INSPECTOR GENERAL MAY BE REMOVED BY THE GOVERNOR FOR MALFEASANCE, MISFEASANCE, INCOMPETENCY, ABSENTEEISM, CONFLICTS OF INTEREST, MISCONDUCT, PERSISTENT NEGLECT OF DUTY IN OFFICE, OR INCAPACITY; AND TO AMEND TITLE 1 BY ADDING CHAPTER 6 TO CREATE THE OFFICE OF THE STATE INSPECTOR GENERAL, TO PROVIDE THAT THE STATE INSPECTOR GENERAL IS APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR WITH THE ADVICE AND CONSENT OF THE SENATE, TO AUTHORIZE THE STATE INSPECTOR GENERAL TO ADDRESS FRAUD, WASTE, ABUSE, AND WRONGDOING WITHIN THE SOUTH CAROLINA EXECUTIVE GOVERNMENT AGENCIES, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE POWERS, DUTIES, AND FUNCTIONS OF THE OFFICE.
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Prefiled and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

S. 259 (Word version) -- Senators Sheheen and Leventis: A BILL TO AMEND THE 1976 CODE BY ADDING SECTION 2-17-55 TO PROHIBIT THE USE OF PUBLIC FUNDS TO EMPLOY OR CONTRACT WITH A PERSON WHOSE ACTIVITIES INCLUDE THOSE RELATED TO LOBBYING AND TO PROVIDE EXCEPTIONS.
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Prefiled and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

S. 260 (Word version) -- Senator Sheheen: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 7, TITLE 2 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO LEGISLATIVE ENACTMENTS, BY ADDING SECTION 2-7-67 TO PROVIDE THAT THE ANNUAL APPROPRIATIONS BILL MUST REDUCE APPROPRIATIONS TO THE SENATE AND THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES IN AN AMOUNT EQUAL TO THE AVERAGE REDUCTION IN APPROPRIATIONS MADE FOR THE DEPARTMENTS, INSTITUTIONS, BOARDS, OR COMMISSIONS INCLUDED IN THE ACT.
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Prefiled and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S. 261 (Word version) -- Senator Sheheen: A BILL 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; AND BY ADDING SECTION 1-30-125 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 AND CONSENT OF THE SENATE, AND TO TRANSFER TO THIS NEWLY CREATED DEPARTMENT CERTAIN OFFICES AND DIVISIONS OF THE STATE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD, THE OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR, AND OTHER AGENCIES, AND TO PROVIDE FOR TRANSITIONAL AND OTHER PROVISIONS NECESSARY TO ACCOMPLISH THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE DEPARTMENT.
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Prefiled and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

S. 262 (Word version) -- Senator Sheheen: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 1-30-10 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENTS OF STATE GOVERNMENT, TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS AND TO REQUIRE CERTAIN REPORTS FROM THE VARIOUS DEPARTMENTS; TO AMEND SECTION 8-27-10, RELATING TO THE DEFINITION OF REPORT FOR THE PURPOSES OF THE EMPLOYMENT PROTECTION FOR REPORTS OF VIOLATIONS OF STATE OR FEDERAL LAW OR REGULATION, BY PROVIDING THAT A REPORT MAY BE A WRITTEN OR ORAL ALLEGATION OR TESTIMONY TO A LEGISLATIVE COMMITTEE; TO AMEND CHAPTER 27 OF TITLE 8, RELATING TO EMPLOYMENT PROTECTION FOR REPORTS OF VIOLATIONS OF STATE OR FEDERAL LAW OR REGULATION, BY ADDING SECTION 8-27-60 TO PROVIDE THAT A SUMMARY OF THE PROVISIONS CONTAINED IN CHAPTER 27 ARE POSTED ON THE INTERNET WEBSITE OF EACH PUBLIC BODY SUBJECT TO THE PROVISIONS OF THAT CHAPTER; AND BY ADDING CHAPTER 2 TO TITLE 2, RELATING TO LEGISLATIVE OVERSIGHT OF EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENTS, TO PROVIDE THAT THE STANDING COMMITTEES OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY HAVE A DUTY TO REVIEW AND STUDY THE OPERATIONS OF THE STATE AGENCIES WITHIN THE COMMITTEE'S JURISDICTION, TO ESTABLISH COMMITTEE OVERSIGHT JURISDICTION, TO PROVIDE FOR THE PROCESS BY WHICH A COMMITTEE MAY INITIATE AN OVERSIGHT STUDY OR INVESTIGATION, TO PROVIDE FOR THE MANNER IN WHICH AN INVESTIGATING COMMITTEE MAY ACQUIRE EVIDENCE OR INFORMATION RELATED TO THE STUDY OR INVESTIGATION, TO PROVIDE FOR PROGRAM EVALUATION REPORTS, THE MANNER IN WHICH THEY ARE REQUESTED, AND THE CONTENTS OF THE REPORTS, TO PROVIDE THAT ALL TESTIMONY GIVEN TO AN INVESTIGATING COMMITTEE MUST BE GIVEN UNDER OATH, TO PROVIDE THAT WITNESSES TESTIFYING IN FRONT OF AN INVESTIGATING COMMITTEE MAY BE REPRESENTED BY COUNSEL, AND TO PROVIDE THAT WITNESSES ARE GIVEN THE BENEFIT OF ANY PRIVILEGE WHICH HE COULD HAVE CLAIMED IN COURT AS A PARTY TO A CIVIL ACTION.
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Prefiled and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

S. 263 (Word version) -- Senator Knotts: A BILL TO AMEND ARTICLE 23, CHAPTER 5, TITLE 56 OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA CODE OF LAWS, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 56-5-2905, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON WHO WHILE DRIVING A MOTOR VEHICLE DOES ANY ACT FORBIDDEN BY LAW IN THE DRIVING OF THE MOTOR VEHICLE, EXCEPT A VIOLATION OF SECTIONS 56-5-2930, 56-5-2935, OR 56-5-2945, WHICH PROXIMATELY CAUSES DEATH TO A PERSON, IS GUILTY OF THE MISDEMEANOR OFFENSE OF VEHICULAR HOMICIDE; AND TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-2946 OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA CODE OF LAWS, 1976, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON MUST SUBMIT TO EITHER ONE OR A COMBINATION OF CHEMICAL TESTS OF HIS BREATH, BLOOD, OR URINE FOR THE PURPOSE OF DETERMINING THE PRESENCE OF ALCOHOL, DRUGS, OR A COMBINATION OF ALCOHOL AND DRUGS IF THE PERSON IS THE DRIVER OF A MOTOR VEHICLE INVOLVED IN A MOTOR VEHICLE INCIDENT RESULTING IN THE DEATH OF ANOTHER PERSON.
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Prefiled and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

S. 264 (Word version) -- Senator McConnell: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 38-57-115 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IT IS UNFAIR DISCRIMINATION FOR AN INSURER TO DENY, REFUSE TO ISSUE OR RENEW, CANCEL, RESTRICT OR EXCLUDE COVERAGE, DENY A CLAIM OR LIMIT PAYMENTS, OR ADD A PREMIUM DIFFERENTIAL TO A POLICY OR CERTIFICATE OF COVERAGE ON THE BASIS THAT AN APPLICANT OR INSURED HAS BEEN OR IS PERCEIVED TO HAVE BEEN ABUSED OR MAY BE A SUBJECT OF ABUSE AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES, INCLUDING FINES UP TO TWO HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS.
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Prefiled and referred to the Committee on Banking and Insurance.

S. 265 (Word version) -- Senator McConnell: A BILL TO AMEND ARTICLE 3, CHAPTER 53, TITLE 44 OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA CODE OF LAWS, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 44-53-595, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IF A PERSON IS IN POSSESSION OF A FIREARM DURING THE COMMISSION OR ATTEMPTED COMMISSION OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE OFFENSE, EXCEPT A POSSESSION OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE OFFENSE, AND THE PERSON IS CONVICTED OF COMMITTING OR ATTEMPTING TO COMMIT THE CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE OFFENSE, THE PERSON MUST BE IMPRISONED FOR FIVE YEARS IN ADDITION TO THE PUNISHMENT FOR THE CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE OFFENSE.
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Prefiled and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

S. 266 (Word version) -- Senator McConnell: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 15, TITLE 17 OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA CODE OF LAWS, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 17-15-55, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE CIRCUIT COURT SHALL CONSIDER MOTIONS REGARDING RECONSIDERATION OF BOND FOR GENERAL SESSIONS OFFENSES SET BY A SUMMARY COURT JUDGE; TO PROVIDE THAT FURTHER DEFENSE MOTIONS TO RECONSIDER BOND MAY BE HEARD BY THE CIRCUIT COURT ONLY UPON THE DEFENDANT'S PRIMA FACIE SHOWING OF A MATERIAL CHANGE IN CIRCUMSTANCE; TO PROVIDE THAT MOTIONS BY THE STATE TO REVOKE OR MODIFY A DEFENDANT'S BOND MUST BE MADE IN WRITING, STATE WITH PARTICULARITY THE GROUNDS FOR REVOCATION OR MODIFICATION, AND SET FORTH THE RELIEF OR ORDER SOUGHT; AND TO PROVIDE THAT, IF THE STATE'S MOTION TO REVOKE OR MODIFY BOND INCLUDES A PRIMA FACIE SHOWING OF IMMINENT DANGER TO THE COMMUNITY, OR IMMINENT DANGER TO THE DEFENDANT OR FLIGHT BY THE DEFENDANT, THE CHIEF JUDGE OR PRESIDING JUDGE SHALL CONDUCT OR ORDER AN EMERGENCY HEARING WITHIN FORTY-EIGHT HOURS.
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Prefiled and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

S. 267 (Word version) -- Senator McConnell: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 15, TITLE 17 OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA CODE OF LAWS, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 17-15-110, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IF A PERSON IS CONVICTED OF COMMITTING OR ATTEMPTING TO COMMIT A GENERAL SESSIONS OFFENSE WHILE ON A BAIL BOND OR PERSONAL RECOGNIZANCE BOND, THE PERSON MUST BE IMPRISONED FOR FIVE YEARS IN ADDITION TO THE PUNISHMENT PROVIDED FOR THE PRINCIPAL OFFENSE.
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Prefiled and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

S. 268 (Word version) -- Senator Bryant: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 13, TITLE 17 OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA CODE OF LAWS, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 17-13-170, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A JUDGE MAY ISSUE A SEARCH WARRANT BASED ON THE SWORN ORAL TESTIMONY OF A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER COMMUNICATED BY TELEPHONE OR OTHER ELECTRONIC DEVICE.
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Prefiled and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

S. 269 (Word version) -- Senator Rose: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 14-11-20, SOUTH CAROLINA CODE OF LAWS, 1976, RELATING TO THE APPOINTMENT AND TERMS OF MASTER-IN-EQUITY, SO AS TO OMIT THE REQUIREMENT THAT THE MASTER-IN-EQUITY MAY HOLDOVER UNTIL HIS SUCCESSOR IS QUALIFIED AND APPOINTED.
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Prefiled and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

S. 270 (Word version) -- Senator Rose: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 2-19-110, SOUTH CAROLINA CODE OF LAWS, 1976, RELATING TO RECOMMENDATIONS BY COUNTY LEGISLATIVE DELEGATIONS REGARDING MASTER-IN-EQUITY CANDIDATES, SO AS TO SET A TIME IN WHICH THE LOCAL DELEGATION MUST FORWARD THE NAME OF THE MASTER-IN-EQUITY CANDIDATE TO THE GOVERNOR FOR CONSIDERATION OF APPOINTMENT OR THE GOVERNOR MAY APPOINT ANY CANDIDATE FOUND QUALIFIED BY THE JUDICIAL MERIT SELECTION COMMISSION, AND TO PERMIT THE GOVERNOR TO SELECT AND APPOINT FROM THE CANDIDATES APPROVED BY THE COMMISSION IF THE GOVERNOR REJECTS THE FIRST CANDIDATE'S NAME SUBMITTED FOR CONSIDERATION BY THE LOCAL DELEGATION, AND THE DELEGATION DOES NOT SUBMIT ANOTHER CANDIDATE'S NAME WITHIN SIXTY DAYS TO THE GOVERNOR.
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Prefiled and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

S. 271 (Word version) -- Senator Cleary: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 15-41-30 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO AN INDIVIDUAL RETIREMENT ACCOUNT BEING EXEMPT FROM ATTACHMENT, LEVY, AND SALE, TO DELETE THE PROVISION THAT THE EXEMPTION ONLY APPLIES TO THE EXTENT REASONABLY NECESSARY FOR THE SUPPORT OF THE DEBTOR AND ANY DEPENDENT OF THE DEBTOR AND TO INCREASE THE ALLOWABLE AMOUNTS TO CONFORM TO THOSE ALLOWABLE UNDER FEDERAL BANKRUPTCY LAW.
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Prefiled and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

S. 272 (Word version) -- Senator Bryant: A BILL TO AMEND ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 3, TITLE 41 OF THE 1976 CODE, BY ADDING SECTION 41-3-45 TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING AND REGULATION SHALL REQUIRE ALL LICENSE APPLICATIONS TO BE ACCOMPANIED BY A FINANCIAL STATEMENT.
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Prefiled and referred to the Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry.

S. 273 (Word version) -- Senator Jackson: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 40-35-40 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF NURSING HOME ADMINISTRATOR LICENSES, TO PROVIDE THAT SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION OF ONLY THE SOUTH CAROLINA EXAMINATION IS A REQUIREMENT FOR LICENSURE; TO AMEND SECTION 40-35-45, TO DELETE THE PROVISION THAT A PERSON MUST PASS THE NATIONAL PORTION OF THE LICENSURE EXAMINATION TO TRANSFER A LICENSE FROM ANOTHER JURISDICTION; AND TO CLARIFY THAT THE NATIONAL EXAMINATION FOR NURSING HOME ADMINISTRATORS IS NOT A QUALIFICATION OR REQUIREMENT FOR LICENSURE, INCLUDING TRANSFER OF LICENSES, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE BOARD OF LONG TERM HEALTH CARE ADMINISTRATORS MAY NOT ADMINISTER THE TEST.
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Prefiled and referred to the Committee on Medical Affairs.

S. 274 (Word version) -- Senator Grooms: A BILL TO AMEND TITLE 12 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO TAXATION, TO ENACT THE "SOUTH CAROLINA FAIR TAX ACT", BY ADDING CHAPTER 34, TO PROVIDE FOR THE PURPOSES OF THE ACT AND DEFINITIONS, TO PROVIDE FOR JUDICIAL GUIDANCE FOR INTERPRETATION OF THE ACT AND THE IMPOSITION OF THE TAX, TO PROVIDE FOR CREDITS AND REFUNDS, TO PROVIDE FOR A FAMILY CONSUMPTION ALLOWANCE, TO PROVIDE FOR THE ADMINISTRATION OF THE TAX BY THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE, TO PROVIDE FOR PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS OF THE ACT, AND TO PROVIDE FOR COLLECTIONS, APPEALS, AND TAXPAYER RIGHTS; TO PROVIDE FOR SPECIAL RULES RELATED TO INTERMEDIATE SALES, TAXABLE GAMING SERVICES, PURCHASES BY THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT, GOVERNMENT ENTERPRISES, MIXED USE PROPERTY OR SERVICES, AND NOT-FOR-PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS; TO PROVIDE FOR TAXATION OF FINANCIAL INTERMEDIATION SERVICES, TO PROVIDE FOR ADDITIONAL MATTERS RELATED TO THE SALE OF A COPYRIGHT OR TRADEMARK, CERTAIN EXCLUSIONS FROM TAXATION, TAXATION RELATED TO THE PURCHASE OF TAXABLE PROPERTY OR SERVICES SUBJECT TO AN EMPLOYEE DISCOUNT, TAXABLE PROPERTY OR SERVICES GIVEN AS A GIFT, PRIZE, REWARD, OR AS RENUMERATION FOR EMPLOYMENT BY A REGISTERED PERSON, AND TO PROVIDE FOR TAX TREATMENT FOR INVENTORY HELD BY A TRADE OR BUSINESS ON THE CLOSE OF BUSINESS ON DECEMBER THIRTY-FIRST OF THE YEAR THAT THIS ACT IS ENACTED; TO PROVIDE FOR FUNDING TO THE HOMESTEAD EXEMPTION FUND, THE STATE PUBLIC SCHOOL BUILDING FUND, THE SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATION IMPROVEMENT ACT OF 1984 FUND, FUNDING FOR MUNICIPALITIES AND COUNTIES, AND THE TOURISM EXPENDITURE REVIEW COMMITTEE; TO PROVIDE FOR A SPECIAL VOTE TO AMEND OR REPEAL THIS ACT WITHIN THREE YEARS OF ITS ENACTMENT AND REFERENDUM FOR CHANGES AFTER THE FOURTH YEAR; AND TO REPEAL CHAPTERS 6, 8, 11, 13, 16, 36, 58, AND 62 OF TITLE 12.
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Prefiled and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S. 275 (Word version) -- Senator Rose: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-10-225 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO PROOF OF FINANCIAL RESPONSIBILITY, TO PROVIDE THAT A LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY MAY IMPOUND THE VEHICLE OF A PERSON CONVICTED PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF THE SECTION IF NO PROOF OF INSURANCE IS PROVIDED WITHIN TEN DAYS OF CONVICTION, AND TO PROVIDE THAT PROOF OF INSURANCE IS REQUIRED TO RETRIEVE THE VEHICLE.
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Prefiled and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

S. 276 (Word version) -- Senator Bryant: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO DIRECT THE SECRETARY OF STATE TO PROVIDE MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION WITH NOTICE THAT THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY AND THE GOVERNOR STRONGLY ENCOURAGE THE MEMBERS OF THE CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION TO SPONSOR OR CO-SPONSOR AND VOTE FOR A FEDERAL CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT PROVIDING FOR TERM LIMITS OF A SPECIFIC LENGTH, TO PROVIDE THAT THE NOTICE IS NO LONGER REQUIRED WHEN THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS APPROVES THE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT, AND TO PROVIDE FOR WHEN THE NOTICE MUST BE GIVEN.
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Prefiled and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

S. 277 (Word version) -- Senator Peeler: A BILL TO RATIFY AN AMENDMENT TO ARTICLE II OF THE CONSTITUTION OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1895, RELATING TO THE RIGHT OF SUFFRAGE, BY ADDING SECTION 12 TO GUARANTEE THE RIGHT OF AN INDIVIDUAL TO VOTE BY SECRET BALLOT FOR A DESIGNATION, A SELECTION, OR AN AUTHORIZATION FOR EMPLOYEE REPRESENTATION BY A LABOR ORGANIZATION.
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Prefiled and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

S. 278 (Word version) -- Senators Cromer and Thomas: A BILL TO AMEND SECTIONS 38-73-736 AND 38-73-737 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO DRIVER TRAINING COURSE CREDIT TOWARD LIABILITY AND COLLISION INSURANCE COVERAGE, TO PROVIDE THAT PREMIUM RATES ARE SUBJECT TO A COURSE CREDIT AFTER AN INITIAL SIX HOUR DRIVER TRAINING AND SAFETY COURSE, AND TO ALLOW FOR A FOUR HOUR REFRESHER COURSE EVERY THREE YEARS.
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Prefiled and referred to the Committee on Banking and Insurance.

S. 279 (Word version) -- Senator Rose: A BILL TO AMEND TITLE 6 OF THE 1976 CODE, BY ADDING CHAPTER 14, TO ENACT THE "LOCAL OPTION MOTOR FUEL USER FEE ACT", TO PROVIDE THAT A COUNTY MAY IMPOSE BY ORDINANCE, APPROVED BY REFERENDUM, A USER FEE OF NOT MORE THAN ONE CENT A GALLON ON RETAIL SALES OF MOTOR FUEL FOR THE SOLE PURPOSE OF ROAD IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS AND ROAD MAINTENANCE WITHIN THE COUNTY, TO PROVIDE THE PROCESS BY WHICH THE USER FEE MAY BE IMPOSED AND RESCINDED, AND TO PROVIDE THE MANNER IN WHICH THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE SHALL COLLECT AND DISTRIBUTE THE USER FEE.
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Prefiled and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S. 280 (Word version) -- Senator Rose: A BILL TO AMEND SECTIONS 2-7-60, 2-7-62, 2-7-68, AND 2-7-78 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO THE ANNUAL GENERAL APPROPRIATIONS ACT, TO PROVIDE THAT THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY SHALL BIENNIALLY PROVIDE FOR ALL EXPENDITURES FOR ANY DEPARTMENT, INSTITUTION, BOARD, OR COMMISSION; AND TO DIRECT THE CODE COMMISSIONER TO CHANGE ALL REFERENCES OF THE ANNUAL APPROPRIATIONS ACT TO THE BIENNIAL APPROPRIATIONS ACT.
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Prefiled and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S. 281 (Word version) -- Senator Jackson: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 63-5-20 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO CHILD SUPPORT OBLIGATIONS, TO PROVIDE THAT AN OFFENDER SENTENCED TO NINETY OR FEWER DAYS IMPRISONMENT THAT IS EMPLOYED AT THE TIME OF SENTENCING AND IS ABLE TO MAINTAIN EMPLOYMENT MAY SERVE HIS SENTENCE AT A TIME WHEN HE IS NOT WORKING AND DOES NOT INTERFERE WITH HIS EMPLOYMENT; AND TO PROVIDE FOR WAGE GARNISHMENT TO SATISFY CHILD SUPPORT PAYMENTS.
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Prefiled and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

S. 282 (Word version) -- Senator Davis: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 7-11-80 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO THE FORM OF NOMINATING PETITIONS, TO PROVIDE THAT PETITIONS SHALL BE ON PAPER SIZED 8 1/2 '' X 11''.
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Prefiled and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

S. 283 (Word version) -- Senators Shoopman, Grooms, Campsen and Davis: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-3-35 TO PROVIDE THAT EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2011, THE STATE SUPERINTENDENT OF EDUCATION SHALL HAVE RESPONSIBILITY FOR AND JURISDICTION OVER ALL INTERSCHOLASTIC ATHLETIC ACTIVITIES OF PUBLIC HIGH SCHOOLS OF THIS STATE, TO PROVIDE THAT THE SUPERINTENDENT SHALL APPOINT A DIVERSE ADVISORY BOARD OF SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENTS, ATHLETIC DIRECTORS, AND COACHES, INCLUDING WOMEN AND MINORITY MEMBERS, TO ADVISE HIM IN REGARD TO HIS DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES UNDER THIS SECTION, AND TO PROVIDE THAT A STATE PUBLIC HIGH SCHOOL MAY NOT JOIN OR AFFILIATE WITH ANY JURISDICTIONAL BODY OR ENTITY THAT OPERATES OUTSIDE THE AUTHORITY OF THE STATE SUPERINTENDENT OF EDUCATION.
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Prefiled and referred to the Committee on Education.

S. 284 (Word version) -- Senator Campsen: A SENATE RESOLUTION TO AMEND RULE 15 OF THE RULES OF THE SENATE, RELATING TO BRINGING A MATTER UNDER DEBATE TO A CLOSE, TO CHANGE THE MAXIMUM NUMBER OF SENATORS REQUIRED THAT MUST AGREE TO THE MOTION TO TWENTY-FIVE INSTEAD OF TWENTY-SIX.
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Prefiled and referred to the Committee on Rules.

S. 285 (Word version) -- Senator Campsen: A SENATE RESOLUTION TO AMEND RULE 19E, RULES OF THE SENATE, RELATING TO THE CHAIRMEN OF THE STANDING COMMITTEES, TO PROVIDE THAT THE CHAIRMEN SHALL BE ELECTED BY THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE STANDING COMMITTEES.
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Prefiled and referred to the Committee on Rules.

S. 286 (Word version) -- Senator Campsen: A BILL TO AMEND ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 7, TITLE 2 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO LEGISLATIVE ENACTMENTS, BY ADDING SECTION 2-7-125, TO REQUIRE BILLS AND JOINT RESOLUTIONS HAVING THE FORCE AND EFFECT OF LAW TO RECEIVE A RECORDED ROLL CALL VOTE AT VARIOUS STAGES OF THEIR PASSAGE BY THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES AND THE SENATE AND TO PROVIDE THAT THIS ACT TAKES EFFECT UPON THE RATIFICATION OF A CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT PROVIDING THAT THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY MAY ESTABLISH BY PERMANENT LAW CERTAIN MATTERS REQUIRING A RECORDED VOTE IN EACH HOUSE.
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Prefiled and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

S. 287 (Word version) -- Senator Campsen: A SENATE RESOLUTION TO AMEND RULE 16 OF THE RULES OF THE SENATE, RELATING TO VOTES BY AYES AND NOES AND THE REQUIREMENT THAT SENATORS PRESENT MUST VOTE, TO PROVIDE THAT RECORDED VOTES MUST BE TAKEN ON SECOND READING OF ALL BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS HAVING THE FORCE AND EFFECT OF LAW AND ON CERTAIN OTHER MATTERS.
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Prefiled and referred to the Committee on Rules.

S. 288 (Word version) -- Senator Campsen: A JOINT RESOLUTION PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO ARTICLE III, SECTION 12 OF THE CONSTITUTION OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1895, RELATING TO OFFICERS, RULES, AND PUNISHMENT AND EXPULSION OF MEMBERS OF EACH HOUSE OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY, TO PROVIDE THAT THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY MAY ESTABLISH BY PERMANENT LAW MATTERS WHICH REQUIRE THE RECORDING OF THE YEAS AND NAYES IN THE JOURNALS OF EACH HOUSE IN ADDITION TO THOSE MATTERS FOR WHICH THE RECORDING OF THE YEAS AND NAYES IS REQUIRED BY THIS CONSTITUTION AND THAT EACH HOUSE MAY REQUIRE BY RULE FOR THE RECORDING OF VOTES ON OTHER MATTERS.
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Prefiled and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

S. 289 (Word version) -- Senator Sheheen: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 8-13-1339 TO PROHIBIT A POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE ORGANIZED BY OR ON BEHALF OF CERTAIN STATEWIDE OFFICIALS; AND TO AMEND SECTION 8-13-1340, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO COMMITTEES BEING ESTABLISHED, FINANCED, OR CONTROLLED BY A CANDIDATE, SO AS TO DELETE REFERENCES TO A COMMITTEE ORGANIZED DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY ESTABLISHED, FINANCED, MAINTAINED, OR CONTROLLED BY A CANDIDATE OR PUBLIC OFFICIAL.
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Prefiled and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

S. 290 (Word version) -- Senator Jackson: A BILL TO AMEND TITLE 27 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO PROPERTY AND CONVEYANCES, TO PROVIDE THAT AN OWNER OF COMMERCIAL PROPERTY SHALL OBTAIN A COMMERCIAL PROPERTY INSPECTION REPORT FROM AN INSPECTOR AGREED UPON BY THE SELLER AND THE PURCHASER, TO PROVIDE FOR THE CONTENTS OF THE REPORT, TO PROVIDE FOR THE TRANSFERS OF PROPERTY THAT REQUIRE A REPORT, TO PROVIDE FOR EXCEPTIONS TO THE REQUIREMENT FOR AN INSPECTION REPORT, TO PROVIDE FOR THE AGENT'S DUTIES, AND TO DEFINE NECESSARY TERMS.
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Prefiled and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

S. 291 (Word version) -- Senator O'Dell: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 8 TO CHAPTER 7, TITLE 1 SO AS TO AUTHORIZE THE ATTORNEY GENERAL TO CREATE AND ADMINISTER A STATE CRIMINAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE REGISTRY IN ORDER TO MAINTAIN A LIST OF PERSONS CONVICTED OF A CRIMINAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE OFFENSE, 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.
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Prefiled and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

S. 292 (Word version) -- Senators Jackson, Hutto and Fair: 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.
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Prefiled and referred to the Committee on Transportation.

S. 293 (Word version) -- Senators Fair, Hutto and Jackson: 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.
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Prefiled and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

S. 294 (Word version) -- Senators Fair, Hutto and Jackson: 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.
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Prefiled and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

S. 295 (Word version) -- Senators Hutto, Fair and Jackson: 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.
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Prefiled and referred to the Committee on Education.

S. 296 (Word version) -- Senators Fair, Hutto and Jackson: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 63-19-2470 SO AS TO CREATE THE OFFENSE OF SEXTING, TO PROVIDE FOR A CIVIL FINE AND THE CREATION OF AN EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM FOR A PERSON WHO COMMITS THE OFFENSE, TO PROVIDE FOR THE RESTRICTION OF A MINOR'S DRIVING PRIVILEGES UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES, TO PROVIDE CERTAIN SAFEGUARDS FOR MINORS WHO COMMIT THE OFFENSE, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE USE OF THE UNIFORM TRAFFIC TICKET FOR THE OFFENSE AND FOR JURISDICTION OVER THE OFFENSE IN THE MUNICIPAL OR MAGISTRATES COURT.
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Prefiled and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

S. 297 (Word version) -- Senators Fair, Hutto and Jackson: 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.
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Prefiled and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

S. 298 (Word version) -- Senators Fair and Jackson: 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.
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Prefiled and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

S. 299 (Word version) -- Senators Fair, Hutto and Jackson: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 19-1-180, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE ADMISSIBILITY OF OUT-OF-COURT STATEMENTS MADE BY CHILDREN UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES, SO AS TO ALLOW THE ADMISSIBILITY OF HEARSAY STATEMENTS MADE TO FORENSIC INTERVIEWERS.
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Prefiled and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

S. 300 (Word version) -- Senators Fair, Hutto and Jackson: 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.
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Prefiled and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

S. 301 (Word version) -- Senators Fair, Hutto and Jackson: 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.
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Prefiled and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

S. 302 (Word version) -- Senators Fair, Hutto and Jackson: 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.
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Prefiled and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

S. 303 (Word version) -- Senators Jackson, Fair and Hutto: 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.
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Prefiled and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

S. 304 (Word version) -- Senator Campsen: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 7-5-120, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO QUALIFICATIONS FOR REGISTRATION TO VOTE, SO AS TO REQUIRE A PERSON TO SUBMIT PROOF OF CITIZENSHIP; TO ADD SECTION 7-5-123 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT PROOF OF CITIZENSHIP WHEN REGISTERING TO VOTE, INCLUDES A DRIVERS LICENSE OR IDENTIFICATION CARD ISSUED BY THE SOUTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES OR A DRIVER'S LICENSE OR IDENTIFICATION CARD ISSUED BY ANOTHER STATE PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS IN SECTION 41-8-20(B)(2)(C), A UNITED STATES PASSPORT, A BIRTH CERTIFICATE, UNITED STATES NATURALIZATION DOCUMENTATION, OR ANY DOCUMENT OR METHOD OF PROOF OF CITIZENSHIP PROVIDED FOR IN FEDERAL LAW, TO EXEMPT PERSONS REGISTERED TO VOTE PRIOR TO THE APPROVAL OF THIS BILL, AND TO PROVIDE THAT PROOF OF CITIZENSHIP IS NOT REQUIRED WHEN THE ELECTOR MOVES OR CHANGES HIS NAME; AND TO AMEND SECTION 7-5-320, RELATING TO APPLICATIONS FOR MOTOR VEHICLE LICENSES AND RENEWALS SERVING AS AN APPLICATION FOR VOTER REGISTRATION, SO AS TO STATE ON THE VOTER REGISTRATION PORTION OF THE APPLICATION THE DOCUMENTATION REQUIRED FOR PROOF OF CITIZENSHIP, WHICH MUST ACCOMPANY THE APPLICATION.
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Prefiled and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

S. 305 (Word version) -- Senator Rose: A BILL TO REPEAL SECTION 8-13-1328, RELATING TO LIMITS ON REPAYMENT OF LOANS FROM A CANDIDATE OR CANDIDATE'S FAMILY MEMBER TO A CAMPAIGN.
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Prefiled and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

S. 306 (Word version) -- Senator Rose: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 8-13-310 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO THE STATE ETHICS COMMISSION, TO PROVIDE THAT THE STATE ETHICS COMMISSION SHALL BE COMPOSED OF EIGHT MEMBERS, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE APPOINTMENT AND INITIAL TERMS OF THE MEMBERS; AND TO REPEAL SECTIONS 8-13-530, 8-13-540, AND 8-13-550, RELATING TO THE ETHICS COMMITTEES OF THE SENATE AND HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.
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Prefiled and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

S. 307 (Word version) -- Senator Rose: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-440 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO PENALTIES FOR DRIVING A MOTOR VEHICLE WITHOUT A DRIVER'S LICENSE, TO INCREASE THE FINE FOR FIRST AND SUBSEQUENT OFFENSES; AND TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-480, RELATING TO PERMITTING AN UNLICENSED DRIVER TO DRIVE, TO INCREASE THE PENALTY.
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Prefiled and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

S. 308 (Word version) -- Senator Rose: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 8-13-540 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO THE SENATE AND HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES ETHICS COMMITTEES, TO PROVIDE THAT RESPONDENTS IN ETHICS COMMITTEE INVESTIGATIONS MAY WAIVE THE RIGHT TO CONFIDENTIALITY, TO PROVIDE THAT THE COMMITTEES MAY IMPOSE A CIVIL PENALTY OF UP TO TWO THOUSAND DOLLARS FOR ETHICAL VIOLATIONS, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE COMMITTEES MAY REQUIRE THE FORFEITURE OF GIFTS OR PROFITS OBTAINED IN VIOLATION OF THIS CHAPTER.
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Prefiled and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

S. 309 (Word version) -- Senator Cromer: 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.
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Prefiled and referred to the Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry.

S. 310 (Word version) -- Senators Davis, Campsen, Elliott and Ford: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO REVISE THE METHOD OF CALCULATING THE INDEX OF TAXPAYING ABILITY FOR PURPOSES OF THE EDUCATION FINANCE ACT (EFA) FOR FISCAL YEARS 2011-2012 AND 2012-2013 BY IMPUTING AN INDEX VALUE FOR OWNER-OCCUPIED RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY ASSESSED AT FOUR PERCENT OF VALUE.
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Prefiled and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S. 311 (Word version) -- Senators Davis, Campsen, Shoopman, Bright, Grooms, Verdin and S. Martin: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING CHAPTER 60 TO TITLE 59 SO AS TO ENACT THE "SOUTH CAROLINA TRANSPARENCY IN EDUCATION ACT" TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO POST CERTAIN INFORMATION REGARDING EDUCATIONAL MATERIALS AND PRODUCTS ON ITS INTERNET WEBSITE AND ON THE INTERNET WEBSITE OF THE OFFICE OF THE COMPTROLLER GENERAL.
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Prefiled and referred to the Committee on Education.

S. 312 (Word version) -- Senators Davis, McConnell, Peeler, Bright, Massey, Shoopman, S. Martin and Ryberg: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 2-65-15, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS FOR PURPOSES OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA FEDERAL AND OTHER FUNDS OVERSIGHT ACT, SO AS TO REVISE THE DEFINITION OF "MATCHING FUNDS" TO INCLUDE BOTH GENERAL FUND MONIES AND OTHER FUND MONIES TO BE USED TO MEET FEDERAL MATCH REQUIREMENTS; TO AMEND SECTION 2-65-20, RELATING TO THE APPROPRIATION OF ANTICIPATED FEDERAL FUNDS AND OTHER FUNDS BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY IN APPROPRIATIONS ACTS, SO AS TO REQUIRE STATE AGENCIES RECEIVING FEDERAL FUNDS TO PROVIDE IN BUDGET SUBMISSIONS FOR THE PROPOSED BUDGET DETAILS OF CONDITIONS IMPOSED ON THE STATE APPLICABLE TO FEDERAL FUNDS INCLUDED IN THE AGENCY'S BUDGET SUBMISSION, REQUIRE THE RECOMMENDED BUDGET SPECIFICALLY TO ACCEPT IN DETAIL THOSE CONDITIONS WHEN FEDERAL FUNDS ARE INCLUDED IN THE PROPOSED BUDGET, AND TO CONFORM THE SECTION TO REFLECT THE PROVISION OF LAW ASSIGNING TO THE GOVERNOR THE DUTY OF PRODUCING A PROPOSED BUDGET TO THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY; AND TO AMEND SECTION 2-65-30, RELATING TO EXPENDITURE BY A STATE AGENCY OF UNANTICIPATED FEDERAL FUNDS AND PRIVATE GRANT FUNDS NOT APPROPRIATED IN APPROPRIATIONS ACTS, SO AS TO REQUIRE THE AGENCY'S SUBMISSION OF AN EXPENDITURE PROPOSAL FOR THE ANTICIPATED FUNDS TO THE STATE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD TO INCLUDE THE CONDITIONS IMPOSED ON THE STATE'S RECEIPT AND EXPENDITURE OF THE FEDERAL FUNDS AND, IN AUTHORIZING THE RECEIPT AND EXPENDITURE, THE BOARD'S ACCEPTANCE OF THE CONDITIONS.
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Prefiled and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S. 313 (Word version) -- Senator Davis: 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".
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Prefiled and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

S. 314 (Word version) -- Senator Elliott: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 27-31-165 SO AS TO PROVIDE THE CREATOR OF A HORIZONTAL PROPERTY REGIME WHO CEASES TO OWN AT LEAST FIVE PERCENT OF THE VALUE OF A STAGE OF THE REAL PROPERTY INCLUDED IN THE REGIME MAY NOT DESIGNATE THE ADMINISTRATOR, BOARD OF ADMINISTRATION, OR OTHERWISE CONTROL ANY OTHER FORM OF ADMINISTRATION OF THAT STAGE OF THE REGIME, TO DEFINE THE TERM "STAGE" IN THE CONTEXT OF THIS SECTION, AND TO PROVIDE THE ANNEXATION OF ADDITIONAL PROPERTY MAY NOT EXPAND A STAGE FOR THE PURPOSE OF ENABLING THE PERSON WHO ESTABLISHED THE HORIZONTAL PROPERTY REGIME TO MAINTAIN A FIVE PERCENT OR GREATER OWNERSHIP OF THE STAGE AS SPECIFIED IN THE MASTER DEED; AND TO AMEND SECTION 27-31-300, RELATING TO THE EFFECTS OF THE HORIZONTAL PROPERTY ACT ON CONTRACTS ENTERED BEFORE A CERTAIN DATE, SO AS TO PROVIDE AN EXEMPTION.
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Prefiled and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

S. 315 (Word version) -- Senator Elliott: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 38-73-492 SO AS TO PROVIDE A NONPARTISAN RATING BUREAU OR OTHER ENTITY CALCULATING A WORKERS' COMPENSATION EXPERIENCE RATING PLAN USED IN THIS STATE MUST CALCULATE THE RATE OF AN INDIVIDUAL EMPLOYER BASED ON ALL PAYROLL HISTORY DATA AND LOSS HISTORY DATA PROVIDED BY THE INDIVIDUAL EMPLOYER AND MAY NOT EXCLUDE THIS DATA BECAUSE IT FAILS TO FALL WITHIN A SPECIFIED TIME PERIOD.
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Prefiled and referred to the Committee on Banking and Insurance.

S. 316 (Word version) -- Senator Massey: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 57 OF TITLE 38 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO INSURANCE TRADE PRACTICES, BY ADDING SECTION 38-57-190, TO PROVIDE THAT TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF HEALTH CARE CONTRACTS ISSUED BY HEALTH INSURANCE ISSUERS THAT PROVIDE HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE IN THE INDIVIDUAL, SMALL GROUP, OR LARGE GROUP MARKET DO NOT DISCRIMINATE UNREASONABLY AGAINST OR AMONG HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS WILLING AND QUALIFIED TO MEET THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF PARTICIPATION ESTABLISHED BY A HEALTH INSURANCE ISSUER OR OTHERWISE PROHIBIT OR LIMIT PARTICIPATION BY A PROVIDER WHO IS WILLING TO ACCEPT AN ISSUER'S TERMS AND CONDITIONS FOR PARTICIPATION IN THE PROVISION OF HEALTH CARE SERVICES; BY ADDING SECTION 38-71-450, TO PROVIDE THAT INDIVIDUAL HEALTH INSURANCE POLICIES OR CERTIFICATES OF COVERAGE MAY PROVIDE FOR WELLNESS CREDITS OR DISCOUNTS AND TO DEFINE WELLNESS CREDITS OR DISCOUNTS; AND BY ADDING SECTION 38-71-815, TO PROVIDE THAT GROUP HEALTH INSURANCE POLICIES OR CERTIFICATES OF COVERAGE MAY PROVIDE FOR WELLNESS CREDITS OR DISCOUNTS AND TO DEFINE WELLNESS CREDITS OR DISCOUNTS.
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Prefiled and referred to the Committee on Banking and Insurance.

S. 317 (Word version) -- Senator Fair: 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.
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Prefiled and referred to the Committee on Corrections and Penology.

S. 318 (Word version) -- Senator Knotts: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 8-27-05 SO AS TO ENTITLE CHAPTER 27 THE "SOUTH CAROLINA WHISTLEBLOWER AND PUBLIC EMPLOYEE PROTECTION ACT"; TO AMEND SECTION 8-27-30, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO CIVIL ACTIONS AGAINST AN EMPLOYING PUBLIC BODY FOR RETALIATION AGAINST AN EMPLOYEE WHO REPORTS A VIOLATION OF STATE OR FEDERAL LAW OR REGULATION, SO AS TO REMOVE THE ONE YEAR LIMITATION ON THE PERIOD DURING WHICH THE EMPLOYEE IS PROTECTION FROM ADVERSE EMPLOYMENT ACTIONS.
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Prefiled and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

S. 319 (Word version) -- Senator Knotts: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 40-56-245 SO AS TO EXEMPT A FIREWORKS STAND THAT IS EIGHTEEN FEET OR GREATER IN LENGTH FROM ANY TIEDOWN REQUIREMENT; AND TO AMEND SECTION 40-56-20, RELATING TO CERTAIN DEFINITIONS, SO AS TO DEFINE ADDITIONAL TERMS.
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Prefiled and referred to the Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry.

S. 320 (Word version) -- Senator O'Dell: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 38-71-10, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO COVERAGE THAT MAY BE WRITTEN BY A LICENSED ACCIDENT AND HEALTH INSURER, SO AS TO PROHIBIT THE INSURER FROM DIRECTLY PAYING MONEY TO AN INSURED FOR A HEALTH CARE SERVICE PROVIDED TO THE INSURED.
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Prefiled and referred to the Committee on Banking and Insurance.

S. 321 (Word version) -- Senators O'Dell and Nicholson: 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.
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Placed on Local and Uncontested Calendar

S. 322 (Word version) -- Senators Hayes and Peeler: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 8-13-320, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DUTIES AND POWERS OF THE STATE ETHICS COMMISSION, SO AS TO REQUIRE CERTAIN INFORMATION BE RELEASED UPON A FINDING OF PROBABLE CAUSE, DISMISSAL, OR WAIVER OF CONFIDENTIALITY; TO AMEND SECTION 8-13-510 RELATING TO THE GOVERNANCE AND JURISDICTION OF THE ETHICS COMMITTEES OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES AND THE SENATE; TO AMEND SECTION 8-13-530 TO DELETE CERTAIN REQUIREMENTS OF THE HOUSE AND SENATE ETHICS COMMITTEES; TO ADD SECTION 8-13-535, RELATING TO THE CHAIRMAN OF THE HOUSE OR SENATE ETHICS COMMITTEE AND HIS SUBPOENA AUTHORITY; TO AMEND SECTION 8-13-540 SO AS TO DELETE SOME PROVISIONS REGARDING THE PROCEDURES OF THE HOUSE OR SENATE ETHICS COMMITTEE AND TO ESTABLISH THE WILFUL RELEASE OF CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION IS A MISDEMEANOR; TO AMEND SECTION 8-13-550 TO PROVIDE WHEN THE SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE OR THE PRESIDENT PRO TEMPORE SHALL CALL THE HOUSE OR SENATE INTO OPEN SESSION TO CONSIDER TO THE ACTION OF THE ETHICS COMMITTEE; TO AMEND SECTION 8-13-560 CONCERNING THE SUSPENSION OF A MEMBER OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY WHO WINS A REELECTION DURING A SUSPENSION FROM THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY FOR AN INDICTMENT FOR A CRIME THAT IS A FELONY, MORAL TURPITUDE, HAS A SENTENCE OF TWO OR MORE YEARS OR VIOLATES ELECTION LAWS; AND TO REPEAL SECTION 8-13-520 .
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Prefiled and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

S. 323 (Word version) -- Senators Fair, Hutto and Jackson: 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.
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Prefiled and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

S. 324 (Word version) -- Senator Rose: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO PROPOSE AN AMENDMENT TO SECTION 12, ARTICLE III OF THE CONSTITUTION OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1895, RELATING TO PUNISHMENT OF MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY, TO PROVIDE THAT THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY MAY GRANT CONCURRENT OR EXCLUSIVE JURISDICTION TO INVESTIGATE, ADJUDICATE, AND PUNISH ITS MEMBERS FOR ALLEGATIONS OF ETHICAL MISCONDUCT TO A STATE AGENCY, BOARD, OR COMMISSION AS IT DEEMS APPROPRIATE.
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Prefiled and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

S. 325 (Word version) -- Senator Rankin: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-36-2110 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO THE MAXIMUM TAX, TO PROVIDE THAT THE MAXIMUM TAX ON MOTOR VEHICLES SHALL INCREASE BEGINNING JULY 1, 2011, TO SIX HUNDRED DOLLARS, AND THAT THE MAXIMUM TAX ON MOTOR VEHICLES SHALL CONTINUE TO INCREASE EACH FISCAL YEAR THEREAFTER UNTIL JUNE 30, 2014, AT WHICH TIME THERE SHALL BE NO MAXIMUM TAX ON MOTOR VEHICLES; AND TO ADD SECTION 11-11-240 TO CREATE THE ROAD IMPROVEMENT FUND, AND TO PROVIDE THAT ALL SALES TAX ON MOTOR VEHICLES IN EXCESS OF THREE HUNDRED DOLLARS PER SALE OR LEASE SHALL BE CREDITED TO THE FUND AND THAT THE FUND MAY BE USED FOR CERTAIN ROAD CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS.
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Prefiled and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S. 326 (Word version) -- Senators Hayes and Peeler: A SENATE RESOLUTION TO AMEND RULE 44, RELATING TO THE SENATE ETHICS COMMITTEE'S DUTIES AND PROCEDURES, SO AS TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL DUTIES, COMPLAINT PROCEDURES, AND PROCEDURES FOR FINDINGS OF PROBABLE CAUSE, AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS, AND TO ADD PROVISIONS REGARDING THE RECEIPT OF DOCUMENTS RELATING TO PROCEEDINGS IN ACTIONS TAKEN AGAINST A MEMBER; AND TO AMEND RULE 44.1, RELATING TO THE RULES GOVERNING ACTIONS TAKEN AGAINST A MEMBER, SO AS TO PROVIDE PROVISIONS FOR SUSPENSION AND REINSTATEMENT.
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Prefiled and referred to the Committee on Rules.

S. 327 (Word version) -- Senators Davis and McConnell: A SENATE RESOLUTION TO AMEND RULE 27, RULES OF THE SENATE, TO PROVIDE FOR A SEVENTY-TWO HOUR BUDGET REVIEW.
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Prefiled and referred to the Committee on Rules.

S. 328 (Word version) -- Senator Thomas: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 56-1-1715 SO AS TO REQUIRE THE OWNERS OF A MOPED TO OBTAIN LIABILITY INSURANCE AS IS REQUIRED OF MOTOR VEHICLES; AND TO AMEND SECTION 38-77-30, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS USED IN THE REGULATION OF AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE, SO AS TO DELETE THE EXCEPTION OF A MOPED FROM THE DEFINITION OF "MOTOR VEHICLES".
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Prefiled and referred to the Committee on Transportation.

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