Acts
1997-1998 Session

Listed below are the Acts from the 1997 Legislative Session. Following each Act number are the Ratification number (preceded by an R), the bill number (preceded by an H for House or an S for Senate), a brief description and the date the Act became effective. An Act will not be added to this page until it has been assigned an Act Number. The full text of an Act is included in the linked page.

Act No. 1 (R2, H3002)
-- House of Representatives, Senate, reapportionment of election districts; General Assembly, Elections. Effective February 12, 1997
Act No. 2 (R4, S61)
-- Crime Bill of 1995 Study Committee dissolved, Crimes and Offenses, Commissions, Committees or Boards. Effective March 31, 1997
Act No. 3 (R5, S64)
-- General Assembly, public officer; ineligible for office in convicted of felony; constitutional amendment, elections. Effective March 25, 1997
Act No. 4 (R6, S287)
-- Health Insurance Pool, Medical; Federal Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996. Effective March 31, 1997
Act No. 5 (R7, S288)
-- Accident and health insurance policies, Medical; Federal Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996. Effective March 31, 1997. See Act for exceptions.
Act No. 6 (R10, H3176)
--University of South Carolina Athletics Facilities Revenue Bonds, colleges and universities, bonds or notes. Effective March 31, 1997
Act No. 7 (R11, H3239)
-- Mold Lien and Retention Act, Property, Labor, Licensing and Regulation. Effective March 31, 1997
Act No. 8 (R12, H3243)
-- Mining Activities, general permitting of. Effective March 31, 1997
Act No. 9 (R13, H3254)
-- Corporate limits, reduction method provided when owned by municipality or county; political subdivisions. Effective March 31, 1997
Act No. 10 (R14, H3318)
-- Crop seeds and plants, foundation seed organization aimed at production; Agriculture. Effective March 31, 1997
Act No. 11 (R33, H3502)
-- Partial-birth abortion, unlawful; Medical, Acts Cited by Popular Name, Crimes and Offenses. Effective March 26. 1997
Act No. 12 (R34, H3523)
-- Jean Laney Harris Folk Heritage Award named, Arts and Prints, Arts Commission. Effective March 31, 1997
Act No. 13 (R37, S33)
-- Hospitality Cabinets provided, Alcohol and alcoholic beverages, hotels and motels. Effective April 24, 1997
Act No. 14 (R38, S41)
-- Child endangerment, person guilty of when fail to stop for blue light; crimes and offenses, minors. Effective April 23, 1997
Act No. 15 (R39, S76)
-- Voter qualifications, elector moved prior to date of election, provisions; elections, registration, constitution. Effective April 17, 1997
Act No. 16 (R40, S224)
-- Canvassers Board, appeals; hearing date following filing of any notice; Elections. Effective April 23, 1997
Act No. 17 (R41, S262)
-- Motor vehicle license plates, Shriner may be issued more than one. Effective April 23, 1997
Act No. 18 (R44, H3160)
-- Natural Resources Department, fish and game violations, innocent owners may receive confiscated property. Effective April 23, 1997
Act No. 19 (R46, H3257)
-- Insurance Director removed from Medical Malpractice Liability and Patient's Compensation Fund associations. Effective April 23, 1997
Act No. 20 (R49, H3772)
-- York County Natural Gas Authority, may purchase and hold land for sale, Fuel. Effective April 23, 1997
Act No. 21 (R87, H3135)
-- Photographs of fish or wildlife used in violations of laws may be used in prosecution, Natural Resources. Effective May 21, 1997
Act No. 22 (R88, H3139)
-- Adoptions, parental rights, abandonment of child, foster care; Minors, Domestic Relations, Social Services Department. Effective May 21, 1997
Act No. 23 (R89, H3153)
-- Death-prolonging procedures, life-sustaining; medical. Effective May 21, 1997
Act No. 24 (R90, H3169)
-- Real Estate Commission, broker and licensee requirements, Property, deed recording fees, Taxation, affidavits. Effective January 1, 1998
Act No. 25 (R91, H3399)
-- Absentee ballots, written certification from employer no longer required, Elections. Effective May 22, 1997
Act No. 26 (R92, H3404)
-- Public Service Commission, public utilities; energy efficiency; integrated resource plans, Fuel, gas services. Effective May 21, 1997
Act No. 27 (R93, H3420)
-- Swine, pseudorabies eradication program standards when importing; Animals, Agriculture. Effective May 21, 1997
Act No. 28 (R94, H3452)
-- Jury service for school employees, optional postponement; Juries and Jurors, Schools and School Districts. Effective May 21, 1997
Act No. 29 (R96, H3522)
-- Warehouse receipt forms, use of electronic warehouse receipts authorized; Agriculture. Effective May 21, 1997
Act No. 30 (R97, H3535)
-- Weighmasters, public; definitions and provisions, Agriculture, Businesses and Corporations. Effective May 21, 1997
Act No. 31 (R98, H3541)
-- Child abuse, neglect reports; photographs, x-rays, to be sent to Social Services Department, Minors. Effective May 21, 1997
Act No. 32 (R106, H3767)
-- Cotton modular vehicles, width of revised; Motor Vehicles, Agriculture. Effective May 21, 1997
Act No. 33 (R108, H3807)
-- Game Zones, certain revised; open season for taking antlerless deer; Fish and Game. Effective May 21, 1997
Act No. 34 (R51, S56)
-- Register of Deeds, Mesne Conveyances; Code Commissioner to change references. Effective January 1, 1998
Act No. 35 (R52, S70)
-- Judges, retired; master-in-equity; Judicial Merit Selection Commission, appointments; Courts, Torts, citizens committees. Effective May 21, 1997
Act No. 36 (R55, S135)
-- Property tax assessments, installment contract with U.S. Veterans' Affairs Department, ratio assessment; Taxation. Effective May 21, 1997
Act No. 37 (R56, S226)
-- Criminal records, expungement of; Crimes and Offenses, Courts. Effective May 21, 1997
Act No. 38 (R57, S285)
-- Trade Secrets Act, revised and renamed; Uniform Laws, Businesses and Corporations. Effective May 21, 1997
Act No. 39 (R58, S292)
-- Concealable weapons, application, renewal and replacement fees; SLED to maintain; Law Enforcement, permits. Effective May 21, 1997
Act No. 40 (R59, S308)
-- Public Safety Department, biennial motor vehicle license plates, revalidation decals in regard to property taxation. Effective May 22, 1997
Act No. 41 (R60, S360)
-- Water Quality Revolving Fund Authority, Drinking Water Revolving Loan Fund; Water and Sewer. Effective May 21, 1997
Act No. 42 (R61, S361)
-- Interscholastic activities, academics; students may be granted waiver from requirements; Schools, curriculum, students. Effective May 21, 1997
Act No. 43 (R66, S446)
-- Regional transportation authorities, city references changed to municipality, Transportation Department. Effective May 21, 1997
Act No. 44 (R67, S479)
-- Coastal fisheries laws, blue or stone crabs, crab pots, clam mariculture, Natural Resources, Fish and Game. Effective May 21, 1997
Act No. 45 (R68, S480)
-- Terrorism, victims outside of U.S. may file for benefits with Victim's Compensation Fund, Crimes and Offenses. Effective May 21, 1997
Act No. 46 (R84, S619)
-- Sales and use tax, veterinarians deemed users or consumers of property, when; Veterinary Medicine, Taxation. Effective May 21, 1997, with respect to purchases made after 1996.
Act No. 47 (R85, S620)
-- Parent-teacher association, organization (PTO), affiliated with schools, solicitation provisions; Charitable. Effective May 21, 1997
Act No. 48 (R53, S77)
-- Magistrate courts, counterclaims, civil jurisdiction limited not to exceed five thousand dollars. Effective May 21, 1997
Act No. 49 (R54, S106)
-- Natural Resources Department, permits issued for holding facilities, horseshoe crabs, Fish and Game. Effective May 21, 1997
Act No. 50 (R62, S416)
-- Principals, evaluation, performance standards, developmental training; Schools and School Districts. Effective May 21, 1997
Act No. 51 (R113, S38)
--Highway Patrol Division, service revolver of trooper killed in line of duty; law enforcement, weapons. Effective June 5, 1997
Act No. 52 (R116, S133)
-- Disabilities and Special Needs Department, involuntary admission to; solicitor may initiate proceeding in courts. Effective June 5, 1997
Act No. 53 (R119, S207)
-- Coin-operated devices, nonpayout machines; county referendum when no vote; Gambling. Effective November 1, 1997
Act No. 54 (R126, S397)
-- Multi-county industrial and business parks, consent of municipal corporation required; Political Subdivisions, counties. Effective June 5, 1997
Act No. 55 (R131, S483)
-- Assault of home healthcare worker, firefighter, emergency medical service provider; Crimes, Felony, Fire, Nursing. Effective June 5, 1997
Act No. 56 (R136, S594)
-- Bicycles, police patrol bicycle same as emergency vehicle, siren and whistle; Law Enforcement. Effective June 5, 1997
Act No. 57 (R140, S637)
-- Game Zones No. 1, 2; composition of revised, Deer, antlerless; open season for; Fish and Game. Effective June 5, 1997
Act No. 58 (R157, H3340)
-- Georgetown County, Belle W. Baruch Foundation, bird, game sanctuary; Fish and Game, Natural Resources. Effective June 5, 1997
Act No. 59 (R158, H3408)
-- Pretrial intervention program, application and participation fees increased, Courts. Effective June 5, 1997
Act No. 60 (R114, S40)
-- Emotionally disturbed children, Continuum of Care, confidential records; Minors, Disabilities and Special Needs. Effective June 10, 1997
Act No. 61 (R115, S48)
-- Dorchester County, magistrate courts, jury areas revised; Juries and Jurors, cases tried in area where offense committed. Effective June 11, 1997
Act No. 62 (R118, S188)
-- State health medical insurance plan, delinquent payments; Medical Malpractice Liability Assn., blood centers. Effective June 10, 1997
Act No. 63 (R120, S251)
-- Elections, protests; Executive Committee to hear and decide for House and Senate offices, State Commission. Effective June 10, 1997
Act No. 64 (R121, S267)
-- Jurors, nonattendance as; magistrates courts, juror, contempt; penalties increased, Juries and Jurors, Courts. Effective June 10, 1997
Act No. 65 (R122, S303)
-- Workers' compensation, contractor or subcontractor, higher tier; insurance claims; Construction, Employers and Employees. Effective June 10, 1997
Act No. 66 (R125, S359)
-- Long Term Health Care Administrators, framework for licensing board; regulation of, Aging, Residential Care. Effective June 10, 1997
Act No. 67 (R127, S451)
-- Health insurance policy, maintenance plan; pharmacists provisions, Medical and health. Effective June 10, 1997
Act No. 68 (R128, S452)
-- Insurance; rates, investments, records, certificate of authority, domestic mutual insurer, agent sales, counterclaims. Effective June 10, 1997
Act No. 69 (R129, S456)
-- Foreign adoption, adoption forms and guidelines for obtaining domestication of, Minors, Birth certificates, DHEC. Effective June 10, 1997
Act No. 70 (R130, S458)
-- Health insurance, small group; index rates, class of new business, small employers in solicitation, medical. Effective June 10, 1997. See Act for exceptions.
Act No. 71 (R132, S532)
-- Child support enforcement, paternity establishment; documents to have social security numbers; Minors, Domestic Relation. Effective June 10, 1997
Act No. 72 (R133, S559)
-- Teachers, evaluation of; manner in which assisted, certified, employed and evaluated revised; Schools districts. Effective June 10, 1997
Act No. 73 (R134, S564)
-- Deed recording fee, liability for; definitions, affidavits, and exemptions for certain; Taxation, Property. Effective June 10, 1997
Act No. 74 (R138, S624)
-- Joint municipal water systems, approval of governing body to incur debt, Political Subdivisions, Water and Sewer. Effective June 11, 1997
Act No. 75 (R147, S737)
-- York County, voting precincts; Elections. Effective June 11, 1997
Act No. 76 (R151, H3063)
-- Judges, election qualifications, Judicial Merit Selection Commission; courts, General Assembly. Effective June 4, 1997
Act No. 77 (R152, H3064)
-- Public-Funded Retirement Systems, investment, equity securities of corporations, Investment Panel. Effective June 4, 1997
Act No. 78 (R153, H3103)
-- Child, early periodic screening; DHEC to perform, minors, Health and Environmental Control. Effective June 11, 1997
Act No. 79 (R154, H3112)
-- Osteoporosis Prevention, Treatment and Education Act; Medical. Effective June 11, 1997
Act No. 80 (R155, H3240)
-- Assault and battery on school personnel, students, school districts, crimes, School Safety Act of 1997. Effective June 10, 1997
Act No. 81 (R160, H3462)
-- Tobacco, leaf; charges for handling, selling; Agriculture. Effective June 10, 1997
Act No. 82 (R161, H3528)
-- Revenue impact statement on legislation relating to taxes to be certified by Economic Advisors Board, General Assembly. Effective January 1, 1998
Act No. 83 (R162, H3548)
-- Income tax returns, filing of quarterly by withholding agent, fourth quarter return deadline; Taxation, Sales and use. Effective June 10, 1997
Act No. 84 (R163, H3550)
-- Revenue Department, audit of statewide financial statements or delinquent tax collection; Taxation. Effective June 10, 1997
Act No. 85 (R164, H3554)
-- Sales and use tax exemption, personal property purchased pursuant to contract with federal government, Taxation. Effective June 10, 1997
Act No. 86 (R165, H3556)
-- Property tax assessments, time limit for filing claim for credit or refund; Taxation. Effective June 10, 1997
Act No. 87 (R166, H3557)
-- Accommodations Tax Oversight Committee eliminated, Taxation, Revenue and Parks, Recreation and Tourism. Effective June 10, 1997
Act No. 88 (R169, H3771)
-- Superb Account and Superb Financial Responsibility, underground storage tanks, petroleum, Fuel. Effective July 1, 1997
Act No. 89 (R171, H3802)
-- Revenue Department, disclosure of information filed with; except to public official whom taxpayer sought assistance. Effective June 10, 1997
Act No. 90 (R172, H3852)
-- State Savings Bank created, Banks and Savings and Loan Associations, Acts Cited by Popular Name. Effective June 10, 1997
Act No. 91 (R173, H3859)
-- Income tax, single-member limited liability companies and grantor trusts exempt from; Businesses and Corporations. Effective June 10, 1997
Act No. 92 (R175, H3945)
-- Workers' compensation insurance merit rating system, drug free job environment; Narcotics and Drugs. Effective June 10, 1997. See Act for exceptions.
Act No. 93 (R179, H4053)
-- Medicaid, medical assistance, recovery from estates of certain individuals; Health and Human Services Department. Effective June 10, 1997
Act No. 94 (R211, H3065)
-- Bird of prey, bald eagle; killing or molesting, fish and game. Effective June 11, 1997
Act No. 95 (R212, H3101)
-- Child custody order violation, transporting child offenses; Minors, Domestic Relations, Marriage void between minors. Effective June 11, 1997
Act No. 96 (R213, H3137)
-- Speech pathologists and audiologists, licensure. Effective June 15, 1997
Act No. 97 (R214, H3180)
-- Shrimp, catch and limits imposed on, fish and game. Effective June 15, 1997
Act No. 98 (R215, H3207)
-- Drinking games or contests unlawful, Alcohol and Alcoholic Beverages; Beer and wine, Shipping requirements. Effective June 13, 1997
Act No. 99 (R217, H3272)
-- Consumer loans, individual cause of action, class action violation; Consumer Affairs. Effective June 15, 1997. See Act for exceptions.
Act No. 100 (R218, H3292)
-- Property, unfit dwellings; county or municipal ordinance to fix or remove, Political Subdivisions; Solid waste, Sewer. Effective June 15, 1997. See Act for exceptions.
Act No. 101 (R220, H3366)
-- Minors, law enforcement officer takes child into emergency physical or protective custody, liability; Torts. Effective June 13, 1997
Act No. 102 (R221, H3379)
-- Uniform Transfer on Death Security Registration Act, Uniform Laws. Effective June 13, 1997. See Act for exceptions.
Act No. 103 (R224, H3419)
-- South Carolina State University, special obligation bonds, net athletic revenues, Bonds or Notes, Colleges, Universities. Effective June 13, 1997
Act No. 104 (R225, H3461)
-- School buses, parents, school volunteers, employees may ride under certain conditions; Schools and School Districts. Effective June 15, 1997
Act No. 105 (R226, H3499)
-- Law enforcement officer responding to distress call in neighboring jurisdiction, authority and immunity apply. Effective June 15, 1997
Act No. 106 (R228, H3551)
-- Property Tax Relief Fund, calculation of using lower school operating millage,Taxation, Debt limits, financing agreement. Effective June 13, 1997
Act No. 107 (R229, H3553)
-- Homestead or property tax exemptions for dwellings held in trust or certain life estates, application, ownership status. Effective January 1, 1998
Act No. 108 (R230, H3594)
-- Annual school district reports to be provided to Education Department, certain requirements revised. Effective June 11, 1997
Act No. 109 (R232, H3626)
-- Tourism Infrastructure Admissions Tax Act, Taxation, Political Subdivisions, Businesses and Corporations. Effective June 13, 1997. See Act for exceptions.
Act No. 110 (R236, H3663)
-- State House renovations; flags, portraits, etc. to be placed in original location, Buildings; Public Safety Director. Effective June 15, 1997
Act No. 111 (R239, H3694)
-- Capital improvement bonds, additional projects, principal indebtedness; Bonds or Notes, Technical Education, college. Effective June 14, 1997
Act No. 112 (R240, H3756)
-- Bass, black sea; head and tail fins to be intact when processed and sold; Fish and Game. Effective June 15, 1997
Act No. 113 (R241, H3780)
-- Arson, elements of and penalties for revised; Fire, Crimes and Offenses; Animals, dogs to stay overnight in motel. Effective June 13, 1997
Act No. 114 (R243, H3850)
-- Income tax returns, signatures; Taxation, Revenue Department; Estates, Rulemaking, Ethics, special recreation tax. Effective June 13, 1997
Act No. 115 (R258, H4219)
-- Greenwood County, voting precincts, Elections. Effective June 15, 1997
Act No. 116 (R150, S761)
-- Spartanburg County, regulations to protect fisheries in certain waters, lakes; Fish and Game. Effective June 11, 1997
Act No. 117 (R159, H3450)
-- Gasoline tax revenues, C construction funds, interest earnings in County Transportation Fund, Fuel, Taxation. Effective July 1, 1997
Act No. 118 (R170, H3801)
-- Pension Fund for Municipal Firemen Trustees Board, composition changed; Retirement Systems and Pensions, Fire. Effective June 11, 1997
Act No. 119 (R188, S23)
-- Animal owner, satisfy lien placed upon boarding of animal; advertisement sale provisions, Property. Effective June 11, 1997
Act No. 120 (R190, S83)
-- Child custody, family court, visitation in domestic and family violence cases; Minors, Domestic Relations, Parole. Effective June 15, 1997
Act No. 121 (R191, S200)
-- Eye Care Services Act, Optometry, opthalmologists, optometrists; Insurance, medical and health. See Act for effective dates.
Act No. 122 (R192, S233)
-- Sales and use tax, local option; referendum to impose; Political Subdivisions, Taxation, County transportation authority. Effective June 13, 1997
Act No. 123 (R193, S236)
-- Building Codes, Council, enforcement officers; fire insurers premium tax levy, Insurance, loss mitigation grant program. Effective June 13, 1997
Act No. 124 (R195, S315)
-- Executions, witnesses at; number revised, telephoning equipment not allowed during; Crimes and Offenses. Effective June 14, 1997
Act No. 125 (R198, S510)
-- Motor vehicle carriers, property tax valuation functions transferred to Revenue; registration and licensing fees. See Act for effective dates.
Act No. 126 (R200, S575)
-- Property tax exemptions, nonprofit entities, structure for disadvantaged; Taxation, Charitable Organizations. Effective June 11, 1997, for property years beginning after 1996.
Act No. 127 (R209, H3038)
-- General Assembly, legislative delegation members, notary public commissions, Secretary of State. Effective June 13, 1997
Act No. 128 (R210, H3059)
-- Property tax classification, agricultural; seafood processing facilities; assessments. Effective June 11, 1997, for tax years beginning after 1996.
Act No. 129 (R219, H3317)
-- Law enforcement officer, mandatory training program; reimbursement of costs to entity; Political Subdivisions. Effective June 15, 1997
Act No. 130 (R227, H3546)
-- Child abuse, neglect; emergency protective custody; Minors, Social Services Department. Effective June 13, 1997
Act No. 131 (R231, H3607)
-- Solid waste policy and management, Advisory Council, Health and Environmental Control, Water and Sewer. Effective June 13, 1997
Act No. 132 (R233, H3628)
-- Central Registry of Child Abuse and Neglect, defendant name to be entered in; Courts, Minors, Crimes. Effective January 1, 1998
Act No. 133 (R235, H3650)
-- Child support obligations, enforcement; family independence provisions; Minors, Social Services Department. Effective June 11, 1997
Act No. 134 (R238, H3677)
-- Uniform Securities Act, detailed revisions; Uniform Laws, Secretary of State, Attorney General, Businesses, Banks. Effective June 13, 1997
Act No. 135 (R244, H3862)
-- Youth Industries Program, Juvenile Justice Department, Minors, Juveniles, Parole Board. Effective June 10, 1997
Act No. 136 (R189, S29)
-- Inmate, taking of hostage by; Crimes and Offenses, Prisons and Prisoners, Corrections employees, assault of unlawful. Effective June 11, 1997
Act No. 137 (R194, S269)
--Barbers, barbering; licensure and regulation of. Effective July 1, 1997
Act No. 138 (R196, S409)
--Capital Projects Sales Tax Act, Taxation, hospitality, accommodations, local; Political Subdivisions, counties. Effective July 1, 1997. See Act for exceptions.
Act No. 139 (R197, S411)
--Capital improvement bonds, bond authorizations for Corrections Department; Probation, Parole, and Pardon. Effective June 11, 1997
Act No. 140 (R199, S542)
--Textbooks, Schools and School Districts, Education, Board; adoption standards, contracts, selection procedure. Effective June 11, 1997
Act No. 141 (R201, S616)
--Sexual assault victims, Crimes and Offenses, medicolegal exams; Victims Bill of Rights; Courts, assessments, surcharges. Effective July 1, 1997, with exceptions: Sections 1, 2 and 3 take effect October 1, 1997
Act No. 142 (R205, S738)
--Charleston County, voting precincts; Elections. Effective June 15, 1997
Act No. 143 (R234, H3637)
--Job tax credit, annual; calculation of new and additional full-time jobs; Taxation, income; Businesses and Corporations. Effective June 13, 1997, for taxable years beginning with 1997.
Act No. 144 (R237, H3669)
--Clemson University Athletic Facilities Revenue Bonds, Bonds or Notes, Colleges and Universities, Citadel Visitors Board. Effective June 13, 1997
Act No. 145 (R242, H3847)
--Cemeteries, minimum acreage of land required for use as cemetery, exception provided. Effective June 17, 1997
Act No. 146 (R261, S343)
--Property taxes, delinquent; alternative site for sale of; Taxation, property assassments, fire damage, Insurance. Effective January 1, 1998 for Section 1; and June 24, 1997 for Section 2.
Act No. 147 (R263, H3155)
--Wildlife native to state, unlawful to sell or possess; Fish and Game, Natural Resources, Deer, venison. Effective May 1, 1998
Act No. 148 (R264, H3665)
--Transportation Infrastructure Bank Act, Highways and Streets, Toll projects, Motor Vehicles, Trucks, registration fees. Effective June 26, 1997, except the provisions of Section 4 are effective July 1, 1998.
Act No. 149 (R265, H3819)
--Fee in Lieu of Tax Simplification Act, economic development property; Taxation, Property, sales and use, agricultural. Effective June 24, 1997
Act No. 150 (R266, H3823)
--Motor vehicle drivers license, traffic violation, out-of-state; Transportation, Traffic violations, travel trailer sales. Effective June 24, 1997
Act No. 151 (R267, H3919)
--Income tax credits, infrastructure for project, Businesses,Taxation, economic development projects, revenue bonds. Effective June 24, 1997, for taxable years beginning after 1996.
Act No. 152 (R203, S641)
--Probate Code, Trusts and Estates, Probate Courts, Minors, Uniform Laws, detailed revisions. Effective June 11, 1997
Act No. 153 (R245, H4026)
--State-owned property, leasing of; Consolidated Procurement Code, revision of; State Government, Agencies, State. Effective June 13, 1997
Act No. 154 (R260, S254)
--Uninsured Motorist Fund, Insurance, Motor vehicle, assigned risk plan, Joint Underwriting for private, commerce auto. See Act for effective dates.
Act No. 155 (R222, H3400)
--Appropriations Bill, 1997-98; Acts Cited, State, General. *Text printed in italic boldface mark sections vetoed by the Governor June 14, 1997. Unless otherwise stated, provisions not vetoed by the Governor became effective June 14, 1997.
Act No. 156 (R223, H3402)
-- Capital Reserve Fund, Acts Cited, Appropriation Acts. *Text printed in italic boldface mark sections vetoed by the Governor June 14, 1997. Unless otherwise stated, provisions not vetoed by the Governor became effective June 14, 1997.
Act No. 157 (R135, S577)
-- Child abuse, neglect cases; pilot child protective service system, assessment track, Social Services, Minors. Effective June 10, 1997
Act No. 158 (R137, S622)
-- Motor carrier registration fees, Public Safety Department to retain and expend for 1996-97; Motor Vehicles. Effective June 10, 1997
Act No. 159 (R9, S407)
-- Strom Thurmond Monument Commission, Resolutions, Buildings, State House. Effective March 31, 1997
Act No. 160 (R47, H3666)
-- Southern Legislative Conference Host Committee for 1998, General Assembly, Commissions, Committees or Boards. Effective April 23, 1997
Act No. 161 (R69, S484)
-- Health and Environmental Control Department, Health Services, Reauthorization, Agencies, State. Effective May 21, 1997
Act No. 162 (R35, H3525)
-- Karnal bunt disease, emergency measures for controlling; Agriculture. Effective March 31, 1997 and expires on June 30, 1998
Act No. 163 (R174, H3907)
-- Anderson County school district No. 1, trustee from Area 2; term expires in year 2000. Effective June 10, 1997
Act No. 164 (R1, S27)
-- Chester County school district trustees, nonpartisan election of; provisions repealed. Effective February 18, 1997
Act No. 165 (R43, S585)
-- Chesterfield County school districts, Edwards Elementary School, day missed due to vandalism not to be make-up. Effective April 24, 1997
Act No. 166 (R117, S178)
-- National Guard Armory, transfer ownership to towns of Pacolet Mills and Chesterfield, Spartanburg, Adjutant General. Effective June 10, 1997
Act No. 167 (R247, H4041)
-- Chesterfield County school district trustees, vacancy provisions; Colleton County school district trustee, annual salary. Effective June 15, 1997
Act No. 168 (R45, H3229)
-- Clarendon County school districts, make-up requirements. Effective April 24, 1997
Act No. 169 (R167, H3641)
-- Clarendon County school districts, days missed due to hurricane conditions exempt from make-up requirement. Effective June 11, 1997
Act No. 170 (R50, H4114)
-- Darlington County school districts, days missed due to hurricane conditions exempt from make-up requirement. Effective May 15, 1997
Act No. 171 (R111, H4040)
-- Dillon County school districts, tax levy provided for fiscal year 1997-98. Effective May 22, 1997
Act No. 172 (R3, S14)
-- Fairfield County school district, McCrorey-Liston Elementary; day missed due to lack of water exempt from make-up. Effective April 1, 1997
Act No. 173 (R110, H3957)
-- Greenville County Stroud Memorial Hospital District Commission dissolved; Medical. Effective May 28, 1997
Act No. 174 (R146, S712)
-- Greenville County Dunklin Fire District Fire Control Board, membership and election provisions. Effective June 17, 1997
Act No. 175 (R36, H3539)
-- Greenwood County Education Board dissolved, powers devolved to county council, School districts. Effective April 1, 1997
Act No. 176 (R112, H4083)
-- Hampton County School District No. 1, day missed due to hurricane warning exempt from make-up requirement. Effective May 22, 1997
Act No. 177 (R148, S739)
-- Horry County Loris Community Hospital District, boundaries and membership increased; Medical, hospitals. Effective June 17, 1997
Act No. 178 (R248, H4101)
-- Horry County Education Board, election provisions for chairman; Schools and School Districts. Effective June 15, 1997
Act No. 179 (R186, H4148)
-- Lancaster County school districts, tax levy authority for school operating purposes devolved from county council to. Effective June 11, 1997
Act No. 180 (R107, H3788)
-- Lauren County school districts, No. 55, 56; trustees may increase millage rates, budget approval, positive majority. Effective May 22, 1997
Act No. 181 (R256, H4206)
-- Lee County school districts, day missed due to hurricane conditions exempt from make-up requirement. Effective June 15, 1997
Act No. 182 (R15, H3339)
-- Lexington County Irmo-Chapin Recreation District, enforcement of laws on property; Parks, Recreation Tourism. Effective April 10, 1997
Act No. 183 (R249, H4122)
-- Marion County Registration and Elections Commission, membership increased. Effective June 15, 1997
Act No. 184 (R250, H4150)
-- Marlboro County Economic Development Board, provisions repealed; Development Board. Effective June 30, 1997
Act No. 185 (R204, S667)
-- McCormick County School District No. 4 trustees, election of; statement of candidacy, procedure for appointment. Effective June 15, 1997
Act No. 186 (R8, S347)
-- Oconee County school districts, days missed, exempt from make-up requirement. Effective April 1, 1997
Act No. 187 (R109, H3943)
-- Spartanburg County fire department volunteer established by special purpose district, provisions for commissioner of. Effective May 28, 1997
Act No. 188 (R185, H4147)
-- Spartanburg County Education Board, statement of candidacy for, Schools and School Districts. Effective June 11, 1997
Act No. 189 (R187, H4156)
-- Spartanburg County Pacolet Station Fire District Board, membership increased. Effective June 17, 1997
Act No. 190 (R16, H3370)
-- Regulation No. 2116, Workers' Compensation Commission, workers' compensation. Effective March 31, 1997
Act No. 191 (R17, H3371)
-- Regulation No. 1937, Education Board, school superintendent qualifications. Effective April 1, 1997
Act No. 192 (R18, H3372)
-- Regulation No. 1949, Education Board, lunchroom duty time for teachers, grades 1-6. Effective April 1, 1997
Act No. 193 (R19, H3373)
-- Regulation No. 1971, Education Board, acceleration. Effective April 1, 1997
Act No. 194 (R20, H3374)
-- Regulation No. 1974, Education Board, school admission. Effective April 1, 1997
Act No. 195 (R21, H3377)
-- Regulation No. 1987, Education Board, principal incentive program. Effective April 1, 1997
Act No. 196 (R22, H3393)
-- Regulation No. 1982, Education Board, Advisory Board Act No. (Repeal). Effective April 1, 1997
Act No. 197 (R23, H3394)
-- Regulation No. 1986, Education Board, school grants Act No. (Repeal). Effective April 1, 1997
Act No. 198 (R24, H3425)
-- Regulation No. 1983, Education Board, Principal Apprenticeship Program. Effective April 1, 1997
Act No. 199 (R25, H3426)
-- Regulation No. 1998, Education Board, Audiovisual library services. Effective April 1, 1997
Act No. 200 (R26, H3427)
-- Regulation No. 2017, Education Board, Instructional program. Effective April 1, 1997
Act No. 201 (R27, H3432)
-- Regulation No. 2001, Education Board, Bus conduct, repeal. Effective April 1, 1997
Act No. 202 (R28, H3433)
-- Regulation No. 2002, Education Board, Student transportation records, repeal. Effective April 1, 1997
Act No. 203 (R29, H3434)
-- Regulation No. 2007, Education Board, Public school employee cost savings program, repeal. Effective April 1, 1997
Act No. 204 (R30, H3435)
-- Regulation No. 2016, Education Board, Interscholastic athletics, repeal. Effective April 1, 1997
Act No. 205 (R31, H3436)
-- Regulation No. 2018, Education Board, Textbook selection and adoption. Effective April 1, 1997
Act No. 206 (R32, H3437)
-- Regulation No. 2005, Education Board, Personnel, recruit and hire on basis of merit and qualifications. Effective April 1, 1997
Act No. 207 (R42, S459)
-- Regulation No. 2062, Fire Marshal, National Fire Protection Pamphlet No. 58. Effective April 24, 1997
Act No. 208 (R48, H3706)
-- Regulation No. 2104, Budget and Control Board, Motor vehicle management, repeal. Effective April 23, 1997
Act No. 209 (R63, S428)
-- Regulation No. 1952, Education Board, Paraprofessional personnel positions, repeal. Effective May 21, 1997
Act No. 210 (R64, S430)
-- Regulation No. 1953, Education Board, Paraprofessional personnel qualifications and duties, repeal. Effective May 21, 1997
Act No. 211 (R65, S433)
-- Regulation No. 2097, Education Board, Attendance, repeal. Effective May 22, 1997
Act No. 212 (R70, S512)
-- Regulation No. 2138, Education Department, Graduation requirements. Effective May 22, 1997
Act No. 213 (R71, S513)
-- Regulation No. 2133, Education Department, Instructional resources, repeal. Effective May 22, 1997
Act No. 214 (R72, S515)
-- Regulation No. 2132, Education Department, Scheduling for instruction, repeal. Effective May 22, 1997
Act No. 215 (R73, S516)
-- Regulation No. 2139, Education Department, Student records, repeal. Effective May 22, 1997
Act No. 216 (R74, S517)
-- Regulation No. 2134, Education Department, School libraries, repeal. Effective May 22, 1997
Act No. 217 (R75, S521)
-- Regulation No. 2122, Education Department, Pilot projects, repeal. Effective May 22, 1997
Act No. 218 (R76, S522)
-- Regulation No. 2129, Education Department, Drug education, repeal. Effective May 22, 1997
Act No. 219 (R77, S523)
-- Regulation No. 2131, Education Department, Class size, repeal. Effective May 22, 1997
Act No. 220 (R78, S524)
-- Regulation No. 2135, Education Department, Field trips and excursions, repeal. Effective May 22, 1997
Act No. 221 (R79, S525)
-- Regulation No. 2130, Education Department, Summer program. Effective May 22, 1997
Act No. 222 (R80, S526)
-- Regulation No. 2136, Education Department, Guidance program, repeal. Effective May 22, 1997
Act No. 223 (R81, S527)
-- Regulation No. 2137, Education Department, Advanced placement. Effective May 22, 1997
Act No. 224 (R82, S553)
-- Regulation No. 2161, Health and Environmental Control Department, Emergency medical services. Effective May 21, 1997
Act No. 225 (R83, S586)
-- Regulation No. 2166, Workers' Compensation Commission, Medical reports, physician's fees, hospital charges. Effective May 22, 1997
Act No. 226 (R86, S652)
-- Regulation No. 2061, Fire Marshal, Proximate audience pyrotechnics. Effective May 22, 1997
Act No. 227 (R95, H3459)
-- Regulation No. 2101, Social Services Department, Food stamp program electronic benefits transfer. Effective May 22, 1997
Act No. 228 (R99, H3634)
-- Regulation No. 2156, Occupational Health and Safety Review Board, Written motions, petitions, and applications. Effective May 22, 1997
Act No. 229 (R100, H3636)
-- Regulation No. 2141, Accountancy Board, licensing and practice of public accountants. Effective May 22, 1997
Act No. 230 (R102, H3680)
-- Regulation No. 2112, Crop Pest Commission, Imported fire ant quarantine, Agriculture. Effective May 22, 1997
Act No. 231 (R103, H3681)
-- Regulation No. 2113, Crop Pest Commission, Tobacco plant certification, Agriculture. Effective May 22, 1997
Act No. 232 (R104, H3704)
-- Regulation No. 2154, Dentistry Board, expanded duty dental assistants, monitor nitrous oxide anesthesia, Dentists. Effective May 22, 1997
Act No. 233 (R105, H3705)
-- Regulation No. 2142, Long Term Health Care Administrators Board, Administrator-in-training program, Aging. Effective May 22, 1997
Act No. 234 (R141, S645)
-- Regulation No. 2162, Health and Environmental Control Department, Controlled substances. Effective June 10, 1997
Act No. 235 (R142, S653)
-- Regulation No. 2110, Cosmetology Board, Licensure, qualifications and provisions for. Effective June 11, 1997
Act No. 236 (R143, S708)
-- Regulation No. 2146, Insurance Department, Excess profits. Effective June 10, 1997
Act No. 237 (R144, S709)
-- Regulation No. 2149, Insurance Department, Life insurance illustrations. Effective June 10, 1997
Act No. 238 (R145, S710)
-- Regulation No. 2147, Insurance Department, Minimum reserve standards for certain accident and health insurance. Effective June 11, 1997
Act No. 239 (R149, S751)
-- Regulation No. 2165, Natural Resources Department, Turtle excluder devices required in channel nets. Effective June 5, 1997
Act No. 240 (R168, H3708)
-- Regulation No. 2157, Residential Builders Commission, Licensing of residential builders, Construction, contractors. Effective June 5, 1997
Act No. 241 (R177, H4035)
-- Regulation No. 2115, Workers' Compensation Commission, repeal, filing and service of forms and motions, etc.. Effective June 10, 1997
Act No. 242 (R178, H4048)
-- Regulation No. 2058, Revenue Department, Repeal of obsolete regulations. Effective June 5, 1997
Act No. 243 (R180, H4054)
-- Regulation No. 2114, Budget and Control Board, Surplus property. Effective June 5, 1997
Act No. 244 (R181, H4055)
-- Regulation No. 2177, Social Services Department, Family independence program. Effective June 10, 1997
Act No. 245 (R182, H4056)
-- Regulation No. 2167, Higher Education Commission, Need-based grants. Effective June 10, 1997
Act No. 246 (R183, H4106)
-- Regulation No. 2152, Contractors' Licensing Board, application for licensure, examination; Construction. Effective June 5, 1997
Act No. 247 (R184, H4130)
-- Regulation No. 1939, Education Board, Administrative personnel compensation guide and contracts, repeal. Effective June 11, 1997
Act No. 248 (R206, S784)
-- Regulation No. 2176, Manufactured Housing Board, Manufactured homes, practices in the industry. Effective June 15, 1997
Act No. 249 (R207, S791)
-- Regulation No. 2181, Public Safety Department, Criminal Justice Academy, E-911 operators. Effective June 13, 1997
Act No. 250 (R208, S792)
-- Regulation No. 2186, Public Safety Department, Law enforcement training. Effective June 13, 1997
Act No. 251 (R246, H4036)
-- Regulation No. 2160, Health and Environmental Control Department, Dams and Reservoirs Safety Act. Effective June 15, 1997
Act No. 252 (R251, H4190)
-- Regulation No. 2123, Education Department, Defined program K-5. Effective June 15, 1997
Act No. 253 (R252, H4191)
-- Regulation No. 2126, Education Department, Defined program 6-8. Effective June 15, 1997
Act No. 254 (R253, H4192)
-- Regulation No. 2124, Education Department, Defined program 9-12. Effective June 15, 1997
Act No. 255 (R254, H4197)
-- Regulation No. 2128, Education Department, Area vocational centers. Effective June 15, 1997
Act No. 256 (R255, H4198)
-- Regulation No. 2164, Education Board, Charter schools regulation. Effective June 13, 1997
Act No. 257 (R257, H4215)
-- Regulation No. 2196, State Law Enforcement Division, Concealable weapons permit. Effective June 11, 1997




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