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

INTRODUCTION OF BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS

FOR JANUARY 10, 2013

S. 208 (Word version) -- Senator Verdin: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 149, TITLE 59 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO ELIGIBILITY FOR THE LIFE OR PALMETTO FELLOWS SCHOLARSHIP ENHANCEMENT, BY ADDING SECTION 59-149-105 TO PROVIDE, NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS IN LAW OR REGULATION, A STUDENT WHO CHANGES HIS DECLARED MAJOR TO AN ELIGIBLE SCIENCE OR MATHEMATICS PROGRAM IS ELIGIBLE FOR A LIFE OR PALMETTO FELLOWS SCHOLARSHIP ENHANCEMENT PROVIDED THE STUDENT COMPLETES THE MINIMUM LEVEL OF INSTRUCTION IN MATHEMATICS AND LIFE AND PHYSICAL SCIENCE COURSES WITHIN ONE ACADEMIC YEAR.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Education.

S. 209 (Word version) -- Senators Peeler, Sheheen and Gregory: A BILL TO AMEND SECTIONS 11-43-120, 11-43-130, 11-43-150, 11-43-160, 11-43-170, 11-43-180, 11-43-220, 11-43-510, 11-43-520, 11-43-540, 11-43-550, AND 11-43-560, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE CREATION, DUTIES, AND FUNCTIONS OF THE TRANSPORTATION INFRASTRUCTURE BANK, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE BANK IS ADMINISTERED BY THE COMMISSION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, AND TO ELIMINATE ITS BOARD OF DIRECTORS, AND TO PROVIDE THAT A PROJECT MAY NOT BE DESIGNATED AS AN ELIGIBLE PROJECT FOR PURPOSES OF BANK FUNDING IN ADVANCE OF THE CURRENT AVAILABILITY OF FUNDING FOR THE COMPLETION OF THAT SPECIFIC PROJECT.
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Senator PEELER spoke on the Bill.

Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S. 210 (Word version) -- Senators S. Martin, Peeler, Bryant and Bright: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 12-36-2625 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE SALES TAX REVENUE GENERATED FROM THE SALE OF A MOTOR VEHICLE OR THE EXECUTION OF A LEASE FOR A MOTOR VEHICLE, MUST BE CREDITED TO THE STATE HIGHWAY FUND FOR MAINTENANCE OF EXISTING ROADS AND ADDITIONAL CAPACITY ON EXISTING ROADS.
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Senator S. MARTIN spoke on the Bill.

Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S. 211 (Word version) -- Senator Leatherman: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, ENACTING THE "BUDGET PROVISO CODIFICATION ACT OF 2013"; BY ADDING SECTIONS 59-17-160 AND 59-17-170 SO AS TO REQUIRE SCHOOL DISTRICTS TO PARTICIPATE IN THE MEDICAID PROGRAM BY SEEKING APPROPRIATE REIMBURSEMENTS FOR HEALTH AND SOCIAL SERVICES AND ADMINISTRATION THEY PROVIDE AND PROHIBIT THE USE OF MEDICAID REIMBURSEMENTS TO DISTRICTS BEING USED TO SUPPLANT OTHER SPENDING ON HEALTH AND SOCIAL SERVICES AND TO REQUIRE SCHOOL DISTRICTS TO PROVIDE THE EDUCATION SERVICES REQUIRED BY LAW TO STUDENTS HOUSED IN LOCAL JUVENILE DETENTION FACILITIES, AND TO PROVIDE THAT SUCH STUDENTS MUST BE INCLUDED IN THE DISTRICT'S CALCULATION OF AVERAGE DAILY MEMBERSHIP FOR PURPOSES OF STATE FUNDING FOR SCHOOL DISTRICTS; BY ADDING SECTIONS 59-69-280 AND 59-69-290 SO AS TO ALLOW SCHOOL DISTRICTS, WITH THE APPROVAL OF THE DISTRICT'S GOVERNING BODY, TO MAINTAIN A BANK ACCOUNT TO PAY OBLIGATIONS OF THE DISTRICT AND PROVIDE THE MANNER IN WHICH THE COUNTY TREASURER TRANSFERS FUNDS TO THESE ACCOUNTS AND TO REQUIRE SCHOOL DISTRICTS, IN COMPENSATING FOR FUNDING REDUCTIONS, TO GIVE PRIORITY FOR FUNDING FOR CLASSROOM TEACHERS AND CLASSROOM OPERATIONS; by adding sections 59-5-170, 59-5-180, and 59-5-190 so as to PROVIDE FOR THE DUTIES OF THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION WITH RESPECT TO ENSURING THE PAYMENT OF HEALTH INSURANCE PREMIUMS FOR RETIREES DUE FROM SCHOOL DISTRICTS, TO PROVIDE THAT THE STATE FUNDS PROVIDED FOR TEACHERS' SALARIES MAY BE USED TO PAY SALARIES OF TEACHERS HOLDING TEMPORARY CERTIFICATES, AND TO PUT A TIME LIMIT FOR STATE FUNDING FOR TEACHERS HOLDING TEMPORARY CERTIFICATES, AND TO ALLOW THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO TRANSFER FUNDS BETWEEN BUDGET ACCOUNTS AND TO IDENTIFY AND REMIT FUNDS REQUIRED FOR MEDICAID PROGRAM CASH MATCH TO THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES; BY ADDING SECTION 59-1-485 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT STATE FUNDS MUST NOT BE APPROPRIATED TO A SCHOOL THAT PARTICIPATES WITH OR IS A MEMBER OF AN ASSOCIATION WITH POLICIES THAT DISCRIMINATE AGAINST OR AFFORD DIFFERENT TREATMENT OF STUDENTS BASED ON RACE OR NATIONAL ORIGIN; TO AMEND SECTION 59-51-20, RELATING TO SERVICES PROVIDED BY THE WIL LOU GRAY OPPORTUNITY SCHOOL, SO AS TO EXTEND ITS SERVICES TO TRUANTS FIFTEEN YEARS OF AGE AND OLDER; BY ADDING SECTION 59-51-60 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT CERTAIN SIXTEEN YEAR OLD STUDENTS AT THE WIL LOU GRAY OPPORTUNITY SCHOOL MAY BE ELIGIBLE TO TAKE THE GED TEST AND REQUIRE SUCH STUDENTS TO TAKE THE GED PRACTICE TEST AND ACHIEVE A SPECIFIED SCORE; BY ADDING SECTION 59-51-25 SO AS TO ALLOW THE WIL LOU GRAY OPPORTUNITY SCHOOL TO CARRY FORWARD DEFERRED SALARIES AND EMPLOYER CONTRIBUTIONS FOR NON-TWELVE MONTH SCHOOL EMPLOYEES, TO RETAIN, EXPEND, AND CARRY FORWARD REVENUES OF THE SALE OF GOODS GENERATED BY SCHOOL PROGRAMS AND PROVIDE THE USE OF THESE FUNDS, TO RETAIN AND CARRY FORWARD LEASE REVENUE AND PROVIDE FOR THE USE OF THESE FUNDS, TO RETAIN AND EXPEND UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE GRANT FUNDS ON FOOD SERVICE OPERATIONS, TO EXPEND FUNDS PROVIDED BY THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION FOR VOCATIONAL EQUIPMENT ON EDUCATION PROGRAMS, AND, AT THE DIRECTION OF THE TRUSTEES, USE IMPROVED FORESTRY PRACTICES IN THE SCHOOL'S TIMBER HOLDINGS AND USE ANY REVENUES DERIVED FROM THESE PRACTICES AND OTHER SOURCES TO IMPROVE SCHOOL PROPERTY AND FOR OTHER SCHOOL PURPOSES; TO AMEND SECTION 59-47-70, RELATING TO ELIGIBILITY FOR ADMISSION TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF AND THE BLIND, SO AS TO PROVIDE THE REQUIREMENTS FOR ADMISSION; TO AMEND SECTION 59-47-90, RELATING TO MAINTENANCE FEES WHICH MAY BE CHARGED BY THE SOUTH CAROLINA SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF AND THE BLIND, SO AS TO AUTHORIZE THE SCHOOL TO IMPOSE A STUDENT ACTIVITY FEE NOT TO EXCEED FORTY DOLLARS, TO ALLOW THE AMOUNT OF THE FEE TO DIFFERENTIATE BASED ON FAMILY INCOME AND PROVIDE FOR THE USE OF THE ACTIVITY FEE, TO AUTHORIZE THE SCHOOL TO CHARGE A FEE FOR THE SERVICES OF MOBILITY INSTRUCTION AND PROVIDE FOR THE USE OF THIS FEE, AND TO ALLOW THE SCHOOL TO IMPOSE APPROPRIATE CHARGES AND FEES FOR THE ADULT VOCATIONAL PROGRAM AND PROVIDE FOR THE USE OF THE REVENUES; BY ADDING SECTION 59-47-105 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF AND THE BLIND SHALL RECEIVE EDUCATIONAL FINANCE ACT APPROPRIATIONS EQUAL TO THE AVERAGE STATE SHARE OF THE REQUIRED WEIGHTED COST FOR EACH ENROLLED STUDENT; BY ADDING SECTION 59-47-35 SO AS TO ALLOW THE SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF AND THE BLIND TO CARRY FORWARD DEFERRED SALARIES AND EMPLOYER CONTRIBUTIONS FOR NON-TWELVE MONTH SCHOOL EMPLOYEES, TO RETAIN, EXPEND, AND CARRY FORWARD REVENUES OF THE SALE OF GOODS GENERATED BY SCHOOL PROGRAMS AND PROVIDE THE USE OF THESE FUNDS, AND TO RETAIN AND EXPEND CAFETERIA REVENUES AND UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE GRANT FUNDS ON FOOD SERVICE OPERATIONS; BY ADDING SECTION 59-47-115 SO AS TO ALLOW SCHOOL BUSES OPERATED BY THE SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF AND THE BLIND TO TRAVEL AT THE POSTED SPEED LIMIT; BY ADDING SECTION 59-49-135 SO AS TO ALLOW THE JOHN DE LA HOWE SCHOOL TO LEASE RESIDENCES ON THE SCHOOL'S GROUNDS TO EMPLOYEES AND RETAIN THE LEASE REVENUE AND PROVIDE FOR THE USE OF THE LEASE REVENUE, RETAIN STATUS OFFENDER FUNDS RECEIVED FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION, PROVIDE FOR THE USE OF THE RETAINED STATUS OFFENDER FUNDS, RETAIN DEFERRED SALARIES AND EMPLOYERS' CONTRIBUTIONS EARNED BY NON-TWELVE MONTH EMPLOYEES AND PROVIDE FOR THE USE OF THESE RETAINED FUNDS; BY ADDING SECTION 59-112-117 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT MEMBERS OF THE ARMED FORCES OF THE UNITED STATES, EITHER ACTIVE-DUTY, RETIRED, OR SEPARATED FROM SERVICE, WHO ARE ADMITTED TO AND ENROLLED IN THE SOUTH CAROLINA TROOP-TO-TEACHERS ALTERNATIVE ROUTE TO CERTIFICATION PROGRAM ARE ENTITLED TO PAY IN-STATE TUITION RATES AT PARTICIPATING STATE INSTITUTIONS FOR REQUISITE PROGRAM WORK; BY ADDING SECTION 59-150-376 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT FOSTER CHILDREN IN THE CUSTODY OF THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES ARE ELIGIBLE FOR AN ADDITIONAL HOPE SCHOLARSHIP OF UP TO TWO THOUSAND DOLLARS UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE REQUIREMENTS, PROCEDURES, AND LIMITATIONS PERTAINING TO THESE ADDITIONAL HOPE SCHOLARSHIPS; TO AMEND SECTION 59-111-20, RELATING TO FREE TUITION FOR CERTAIN VETERANS' CHILDREN, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE AGE LIMITATION APPLICABLE TO THESE CHILDREN IS SUSPENDED FOR THOSE WHO SUCCESSFULLY APPEAL TO THE DIVISION OF VETERAN AFFAIRS FOR A WAIVER ON THE GROUNDS OF A SERIOUS EXTENUATING HEALTH CONDITION; BY ADDING SECTION 59-103-155 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT BEFORE THE RENEWAL OF LIFE AND PALMETTO FELLOWS SCHOLARSHIPS AT THE BEGINNING OF EACH SCHOOL YEAR AND TO CONTINUE ELIGIBILITY FOR LIFE AND PALMETTO FELLOWS ENHANCEMENT STIPENDS, STUDENTS SHALL CERTIFY AND THE INSTITUTIONS SHALL VERIFY THAT THE STUDENT IS MEETING ALL REQUIREMENTS AS STIPULATED BY THE POLICIES ESTABLISHED BY THE INSTITUTION AND THE ACADEMIC DEPARTMENT TO BE ENROLLED AS A DECLARED MAJOR IN AN ELIGIBLE PROGRAM AND IS MAKING ACADEMIC PROGRESS TOWARD COMPLETION OF THE STUDENT'S DECLARED ELIGIBLE MAJOR, AND TO PROVIDE THAT INSTITUTIONS SHALL RETURN FUNDS DETERMINED TO HAVE BEEN AWARDED TO INELIGIBLE STUDENTS; BY ADDING SECTION 59-123-113 SO AS TO ESTABLISH THE RURAL DENTIST PROGRAM AT THE MEDICAL UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA IN COORDINATION WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL'S PUBLIC HEALTH DENTISTRY PROGRAM, TO PROVIDE FOR THE ADMINISTRATION AND FISCAL MANAGEMENT OF THE PROGRAM, AND TO ESTABLISH A BOARD TO MANAGE AND ALLOCATE PROGRAM FUNDING; BY ADDING SECTION 59-53-59 SO AS TO ALLOW THE STATE BOARD FOR TECHNICAL AND COMPREHENSIVE EDUCATION TO CARRY FORWARD UNEXPENDED FUNDS AT THE END OF THE FISCAL YEAR WHICH MAY BE CARRIED FORWARD TO THE SUCCEEDING FISCAL YEAR AND USED FOR TRAINING FOR NEW AND EXPANDED INDUSTRY; BY ADDING SECTION 59-53-110 SO AS TO ALLOW THE STATE BOARD FOR TECHNICAL AND COMPREHENSIVE EDUCATION, WITH THE APPROVAL OF THE COMPTROLLER GENERAL, TO REIMBURSE BUSINESS AND INDUSTRY FOR TRAINING COSTS BILLED AFTER THE CLOSE OF THE FISCAL YEAR IN WHICH THE TRAINING OCCURRED; BY ADDING SECTION 59-53-120 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT FUNDS AT TECHNICAL COLLEGES DERIVED FROM STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS, CANTEENS, AND BOOKSTORES MAY BE RETAINED BY THE COLLEGE AND EXPENDED AS APPROVED BY THE APPROPRIATE AREA COMMISSION WITH THE APPROVAL OF THE STATE BOARD FOR TECHNICAL AND COMPREHENSIVE EDUCATION; BY ADDING SECTION 44-6-47 SO AS TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES TO RECOVER REFUNDS AND PROGRAM OVERPAYMENTS TO BE DEPOSITED IN A SEPARATE ACCOUNT IN THE OFFICE OF THE STATE TREASURER TO BE EXPENDED TO IMPROVE ACCOUNTABILITY IN FUTURE AUDITS AND TO PROVIDE THAT FUNDS COLLECTED IN EXCESS OF ONE PERCENT OF THE DEPARTMENT'S ANNUAL APPROPRIATION MUST BE REMITTED TO THE GENERAL FUND; BY ADDING SECTION 44-6-60 AND TO AMEND SECTION 11-7-40, RELATING TO THE STATE AUDITOR BILLING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES FOR REMITTANCE TO THE GENERAL FUND FIFTY PERCENT OF THE COSTS INCURRED BY THE STATE AUDITOR FOR CONDUCTING MEDICAL ASSISTANCE AUDITS FOR THE DEPARTMENT, SO AS TO, RESPECTIVELY, REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT TO REMIT THESE FUNDS TO THE STATE AUDITOR AND TO DELETE THE PROVISION THAT THESE FUNDS MUST BE CREDITED TO THE GENERAL FUND; BY ADDING SECTION 44-6-42 SO AS TO AUTHORIZE THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES TO FUND THE NET COSTS OF THIRD PARTY LIABILITY AND DRUG REBATE COLLECTION FROM MONIES COLLECTED IN THAT EFFORT, TO OFFSET ADMINISTRATIVE COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH CONTROLLING FRAUD AND ABUSE, AND TO RECEIVE AND EXPEND REGISTRATION FEES FOR EDUCATIONAL, TRAINING, AND CERTIFICATION PROGRAMS; TO AMEND SECTION 44-6-470, RELATING TO THE USE OF FINES BY THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES FOR NURSING HOME VIOLATIONS, SO AS TO PROVIDE USES FOR WHICH THESE FUNDS MAY BE EXPENDED AND TO AUTHORIZE THE DEPARTMENT TO DEPOSIT THESE FUNDS IN AN ACCOUNT IN THE OFFICE OF THE STATE TREASURER, SEPARATE FROM THE GENERAL FUND; BY ADDING SECTION 44-6-102 SO AS PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES HAS THE SOLE AUTHORITY TO DETERMINE MEDICAID ELIGIBILITY; TO REQUIRE COUNTY GOVERNING BODIES TO PROVIDE DEPARTMENT PERSONNEL WITH OFFICE SPACE AND FACILITIES IN COUNTIES IN WHICH THE DEPARTMENT CONDUCTS MEDICAID DETERMINATIONS; AND TO TRANSFER DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES PERSONNEL ENGAGING IN DETERMINING MEDICAID ELIGIBILITY TO THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES; BY ADDING SECTION 44-6-55 SO AS TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES TO EXPAND ITS PROGRAM INTEGRITY EFFORTS BY CONTRACTING WITH OTHER ENTITIES TO MAXIMIZE THE DEPARTMENT'S ABILITY TO DETECT AND ELIMINATE PROVIDER FRAUD AND BY IMPLEMENTING OTHER ACTIONS THE DEPARTMENT CONSIDERS APPROPRIATE; BY ADDING SECTION 44-6-107 SO AS TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES TO CONDUCT POST PAYMENT REVIEWS TO ENSURE COMPLIANCE WITH FEDERAL LAW PROHIBITING THE USE OF MEDICAID FUNDS FOR ABORTIONS EXCEPT UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES; TO AMEND SECTION 44-6-80, RELATING TO ANNUAL REPORTS BY THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, SO AS TO REQUIRE AN ADDITIONAL REPORT COMPARING THE REIMBURSEMENT RATE FOR MEDICAID PROVIDERS TO THE REIMBURSEMENT RATE FOR MEDICARE AND STATE HEALTH PLAN PROVIDERS; TO AMEND SECTION 44-6-30, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DUTIES OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT SHALL ENROLL AND RECERTIFY CHILDREN FOR THE STATE CHILDREN'S HEALTH INSURANCE PROGRAM (SCHIP) AND REQUIRING THE DEPARTMENT TO EXPAND ITS EFFORTS TO CONDUCT MEDICAID FRAUD AND REQUIRE ANNUAL REPORTING OF THESE EFFORTS; BY ADDING SECTION 44-6-49 SO AS TO AUTHORIZE THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES TO CARRY FORWARD UNEXPENDED FUNDS AT THE END OF THE FISCAL YEAR TO THE SUCCEEDING FISCAL YEAR AND REQUIRE CERTAIN REPORTING REQUIREMENTS FOR THESE CARRY FORWARDS; BY ADDING SECTION 44-1-247 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE CHILDREN'S REHABILITATIVE SERVICES PROGRAM OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL MAY REQUIRE THAT PROGRAM TO USE ANY AVAILABLE FINANCIAL RESOURCES, INCLUDING INSURANCE PAYMENTS AND GOVERNMENT ASSISTANCE IN PROVIDING SERVICES FOR PHYSICALLY HANDICAPPED CHILDREN ELIGIBLE FOR THE SERVICES; BY ADDING SECTION 44-1-249 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL (DHEC) MAY BUDGET AND EXPEND PRIOR YEAR INSURANCE REFUNDS; BY ADDING SECTION 44-1-250 SO AS TO ALLOW DHEC TO EXPEND AND CARRY FORWARD SPECIFIED SALE AND OTHER REVENUES AND REQUIRE THAT FUNDS CARRIED FORWARD MUST BE EXPENDED FOR THE SAME PURPOSE; TO AMEND SECTION 44-7-270, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DHEC HEALTH LICENSE FEES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT DHEC SHALL RETAIN HEALTH LICENSE FEE INCREASES TO FUND HEALTH LICENSING PROGRAMS AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE ASSESSMENT OF LATE FEES AND PUBLIC WAIVER OF SUCH FEES IN EXTENUATING CIRCUMSTANCES, AND TO PROVIDE THAT CONTINUAL LATE PAYMENTS MAY RESULT IN ENFORCEMENT ACTIONS; TO AMEND SECTION 44-93-170, RELATING TO THE INFECTIOUS WASTE CONTINGENCY FUND, SO AS TO ALLOW DHEC TO USE NOT MORE THAN SEVENTY-FIVE THOUSAND DOLLARS OF FUND REVENUES IN EACH YEAR FOR EXPENSES INCURRED IN IMPLEMENTING THE SOUTH CAROLINA INFECTIOUS WASTE MANAGEMENT ACT; BY ADDING SECTION 44-7-95 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE TRANSFER OF THE MEDICAID PATIENT DAY PERMIT WHEN A MEDICAID PATIENT MUST BE TRANSFERRED TO A NEW NURSING HOME BECAUSE OF VIOLATIONS AT THE FORMER NURSING HOME AND REQUIRE THE RECEIVING FACILITY TO APPLY TO RETAIN THE MEDICAID DAY PERMIT PERMANENTLY WITHIN SIXTY DAYS OF RECEIPT OF THE TRANSFERRED PATIENT; BY ADDING SECTION 48-20-105 SO AS TO ALLOW DHEC TO SELL MINERAL SETS, RETAIN THE PROCEEDS IN A REVOLVING ACCOUNT, PROVIDE FOR A MAXIMUM TWO THOUSAND DOLLAR CARRY FORWARD OF THESE REVENUES AND PROVIDE FOR THEIR USE; BY ADDING SECTION 3-5-155 SO AS TO ALLOW DHEC TO COLLECT, RETAIN, AND EXPEND FUNDS RECEIVED FROM THE SALE OR THIRD PARTY USE OF SPOIL EASEMENT AREAS IN ORDER TO PROVIDE ADEQUATE SPOIL EASEMENT AREAS FOR INTRACOASTAL WATERWAY; TO AMEND SECTION 44-1-200, RELATING TO DHEC PROVIDING HOME HEALTH SERVICES, SO AS TO FURTHER SPECIFY COMPENSATION OF THESE PERSONS BY A FIXED RATE PER VISIT BASIS AND THE USE OF EXEMPT AND NONEXEMPT EMPLOYEES TO PROVIDE THESE SERVICES; BY ADDING SECTION 44-1-218 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT ADMINISTRATIVE COSTS FUNDED WITH FUNDS, OTHER THAN THE GENERAL FUND, USED IN THE INDIRECT COST RATE CALCULATION MUST BE RETAINED BY DHEC, BASED ON THEIR PERCENTAGE, TO SUPPORT REMAINING ADMINISTRATIVE COSTS; TO AMEND SECTION 44-56-160, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE HAZARDOUS WASTE CONTINGENCY FUND AND DISPOSITION OF FEES IN THAT FUND, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE PORTION OF THE FEES DESIGNATED FOR DHEC TO USE FOR RESPONSE ACTIONS THAT ARISE FROM THE OPERATION OF A PERMITTED LAND DISPOSAL FACILITY MAY BE USED BY THE DEPARTMENT FOR LEGAL SERVICES FOR SUCH ACTIONS IN ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEEDINGS AND OTHER COURT ACTIONS; BY ADDING SECTION 44-1-214 SO AS TO AUTHORIZE DHEC TO TRANSFER INCREASED FUNDS APPROPRIATED IN THE GENERAL APPROPRIATIONS ACT TO OFFSET SHORTFALLS IN OTHER CRITICAL PROGRAM AREAS; TO AMEND SECTION 44-7-320, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO HEALTH FACILITY LICENSES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT, RATHER THAN SUBMIT ALL FINES TO THE GENERAL FUND, THE DIVISION OF HEALTH LICENSING AND THE BUREAU OF HEALTH FACILITIES AND SERVICES DEVELOPMENT, BOTH IN THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL, SHALL RETAIN, RESPECTIVELY, THE FIRST FIFTY THOUSAND DOLLARS AND THE FIRST ONE HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS OF CIVIL FINES COLLECTED EACH YEAR TO ENFORCE REGULATIONS APPLICABLE TO THEIR RESPECTIVE PROGRAMS; TO AMEND SECTION 13-7-85, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE AUTHORITY OF DHEC TO ESTABLISH AND IMPOSE CIVIL FINES FOR VIOLATIONS OF THE ATOMIC ENERGY AND RADIATION CONTROL ACT, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT, RATHER THAN SUBMITTING ALL FINES COLLECTED PURSUANT TO THAT ACT TO THE GENERAL FUND, THE FIRST THIRTY THOUSAND DOLLARS OF FINES COLLECTED MUST BE RETAINED BY THE BUREAU OF RADIOLOGICAL HEALTH FOR THE EXCLUSIVE USE BY THE BUREAU TO CARRY OUT AND ENFORCE REGULATIONS RELATIVE TO THE BUREAU; BY ADDING SECTION 44-1-212 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT DHEC MAY PROVIDE THE COST OF MEALS TO DEPARTMENT EMPLOYEES WHO ARE REQUIRED TO WORK DURING EMERGENCIES AND SIMULATED EMERGENCIES WHEN THEY ARE NOT PERMITTED TO LEAVE THEIR WORK STATIONS; BY ADDING SECTION 44-1-216 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IF AN EMERGENCY IS DECLARED IN A COUNTY IN THIS STATE, FAIR LABOR STANDARDS ACT EXEMPT EMPLOYEES OF DHEC MAY BE PAID FOR ACTUAL HOURS WORKED RATHER THAN ACCRUING COMPENSATORY TIME; TO AMEND SECTION 40-43-83, RELATING TO THE EXEMPTION OF DHEC FROM REQUIREMENTS FOR PHARMACY PERMITS TO DISTRIBUTE OR DISPENSE PRESCRIPTION DRUGS AND FOR PHARMACIES TO HAVE A PHARMACIST-IN-CHARGE, SO AS TO ALSO AUTHORIZE THE DEPARTMENT TO HAVE A PHARMACIST-IN-CHARGE WHO SERVES MORE THAN ONE DEPARTMENT PHARMACY AND WHO IS NOT PHYSICALLY PRESENT AT THE PHARMACY; TO SPECIFY WHO MAY DISTRIBUTE OR DISPENSE PRESCRIPTION DRUGS AND DEVICES AND WHICH DRUGS AND DEVICES THEY MAY DISPENSE OR DISTRIBUTE; AND TO PROVIDE THAT UPON A PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY OR ACTIVATION OF THE STRATEGIC NATIONAL STOCKPILE OF MEDICATIONS AND SUPPLIES, OTHER MEDICATIONS MAY BE DISPENSED AS NECESSARY; TO AMEND SECTION 44-37-30, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO NEONATAL TESTING OF CHILDREN AND STORAGE, AVAILABILITY, AND CONFIDENTIALITY OF BLOOD SAMPLES USED FOR SUCH TESTING, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT DHEC MAY SUSPEND ACTIVITY RELATED TO BLOOD SAMPLE STORAGE IF FUNDS ARE INSUFFICIENT TO COMPLY WITH THE STORAGE REQUIREMENTS; TO SPECIFY DESTRUCTION OF THE SAMPLES; AND TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT TO NOTIFY BLOOD SAMPLE PROVIDERS OF THE STORAGE SUSPENSION; BY ADDING SECTION 44-1-175 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR STATE FUNDS FOR USE IN THE OPERATIONS OF COUNTY HEALTH UNITS; BY ADDING SECTION 44-1-310 SO AS TO REQUIRE PRIVATE DONATIONS FOR THE OPERATION OF CAMP BURNT GIN TO BE DEPOSITED IN A RESTRICTED ACCOUNT, THE BALANCE IN WHICH CARRIES FORWARD TO SUCCEEDING YEARS AND USED FOR THE SAME PURPOSE; TO AMEND SECTION 44-9-90, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE DEPARTMENT OF MENTAL HEALTH, SO AS TO PROVIDE THE DEPARTMENT MAY OFFSET ADMINISTRATIVE COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH CONTROLLING FRAUD AND ABUSE, AND TO PROVIDE THE DEPARTMENT MAY TRANSFER CERTAIN STATE FUNDS TO THE DEPARTMENT OF DISABILITIES AND SPECIAL NEEDS ANNUALLY; BY ADDING SECTION 44-9-115 SO AS TO PROVIDE AN EMPLOYEE OF THE DEPARTMENT WHO HOLDS A FACULTY APPOINTMENT AT THE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA SCHOOL OF MEDICINE MAY PARTICIPATE IN THE PRACTICE PLAN OF THAT SCHOOL IF HIS PARTICIPATION DOES NOT OCCUR DURING REGULAR WORKING HOURS OF THE DEPARTMENT, AND TO PROVIDE FUNDS GENERATED BY HIS PARTICIPATION MUST BE HANDLED PURSUANT TO UNIVERSITY POLICIES GOVERNING PRACTICE PLAN FUNDS; BY ADDING SECTION 44-9-105 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE COST OF MEALS MAY BE PROVIDED TO STATE EMPLOYEES WHO ARE REQUIRED TO WORK DURING EMERGENCIES; BY ADDING SECTION 44-9-85 SO AS TO ESTABLISH THE UNCOMPENSATED PATIENT CARE FUND FOR THE USE OF THE DEPARTMENT OF MENTAL HEALTH AND PROVIDE FOR THE USE OF FUND REVENUES AND FOR THE CARRY FORWARD OF FUND REVENUES TO SUCCEEDING FISCAL YEARS; TO AMEND SECTION 44-20-250, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE DEPARTMENT OF DISABILITIES AND SPECIAL NEEDS, SO AS TO ADD ADDITIONAL POWERS RELATED TO THE RETENTION AND USE OF CERTAIN FUNDS AND THE TRANSFER OF CERTAIN CAPITAL WITH APPROVAL BY THE STATE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD; TO AMEND SECTION 44-49-10, RELATING TO FUNCTIONS, POWERS, AND DUTIES OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ALCOHOL AND OTHER DRUG ABUSE SERVICES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THE DEPARTMENT MAY CHARGE FEES FOR PARTICIPATION IN ITS EDUCATION AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT INITIATIVES, AND MUST RETAIN REVENUE DERIVED FROM THESE FEES TO INCREASE FUNDING OF THESE INITIATIVES; TO AMEND SECTION 44-49-40, RELATING TO THE POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ALCOHOL AND OTHER DRUG ABUSE SERVICES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT MAY PROVIDE CERTAIN SERVICES TO PERSONS EXPERIENCING GAMBLING ADDICTIONS; BY ADDING SECTION 63-7-2395 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT FUNDS ALLOCATED FOR THE BURIAL OF A FOSTER CHILD MUST NOT EXCEED FIFTEEN HUNDRED DOLLARS; BY ADDING SECTION 43-1-725 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT FUNDS RECOUPED FROM CLAIMS AGAINST RECIPIENT'S FOR BENEFITS ILLEGALLY OBTAINED MUST BE RETAINED BY THE DEPARTMENT AND A PORTION DISTRIBUTED TO LOCAL COUNTY OFFICES FOR EMERGENCY AND PROGRAM OPERATIONS; BY ADDING SECTION 43-1-730 SO AS TO ESTABLISH A FEE SCHEDULE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES MAY CHARGE FOR VARIOUS SERVICES PROVIDED UNDER THE DIRECT RESPONSIBILITY OF THE DEPARTMENT AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE REVENUE GENERATED BY THESE FEES MUST BE USED TO FURTHER DEVELOP AND ADMINISTER THESE PROGRAMS; BY ADDING SECTION 43-5-260 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES SHALL REQUIRE TEMPORARY ASSISTANCE FOR NEEDY FAMILIES APPLICANTS AND RECIPIENTS TO PROVIDE IT WITH PROOF OF AGE-APPROPRIATE IMMUNIZATIONS FOR CHILDREN, AND IF THE IMMUNIZATIONS HAVE NOT BEEN ADMINISTERED, ASSIST IN REFERRING APPLICANTS TO APPROPRIATE COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENTS TO OBTAIN THE IMMUNIZATIONS; BY ADDING SECTION 43-1-75 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT FUNDS APPROPRIATED FOR EMPLOYEE PAY INCREASES MAY BE USED BY THE DEPARTMENT TO INCREASE, WITHOUT UNIFORMITY, COUNTY DIRECTORS AND REGIONAL DIRECTORS IN CLASSIFIED POSITIONS IN ACCORDANCE WITH STATE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD GUIDELINES; BY ADDING SECTION 43-1-730 SO AS TO ESTABLISH A FEE SCHEDULE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES MAY CHARGE FOR VARIOUS SERVICES PROVIDED UNDER THE DIRECT RESPONSIBILITY OF THE DEPARTMENT AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE REVENUE GENERATED BY THESE FEES MUST BE USED TO FURTHER DEVELOP AND ADMINISTER THESE PROGRAMS; BY ADDING SECTION 43-1-750 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT UNLESS DIRECTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY, WHEN THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES IS DIRECTED TO PROVIDE FUNDS TO A NOT-FOR-PROFIT ORGANIZATION, THAT ORGANIZATION MUST USE THE FUNDS TO SERVE PERSONS WHO ARE ELIGIBLE TO RECEIVE SERVICES IN THE DEPARTMENT PROGRAMS; BY ADDING SECTION 43-1-760 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES IS AUTHORIZED TO MAKE GRANTS TO COMMUNITY-BASED NOT-FOR-PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS, SHALL ASSURE COMPLIANCE WITH STATE AND FEDERAL REQUIREMENTS ASSOCIATED WITH THESE FUNDS, AND REQUIRE A MATCH FROM ALL GRANT RECIPIENTS; BY ADDING SECTION 43-1-780 SO AS TO AUTHORIZE THE DEPARTMENT TO IMPOSE MONETARY PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS OF PROGRAMS REGULATED BY THE DEPARTMENT, TO PROVIDE AN EXCEPTION, TO PROVIDE THAT THESE FUNDS MUST BE DEPOSITED INTO THE GENERAL FUND, AND TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT TO PROMULGATE REGULATIONS FOR GUIDANCE IN IMPOSING THESE PENALTIES AND FOR APPEALING FINAL AGENCY DECISIONS; BY ADDING SECTION 43-1-195 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE COST OF MEALS MAY BE PROVIDED TO EMPLOYEES REQUIRED TO WORK DURING EMERGENCIES; BY ADDING SECTION 43-1-270 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES EMPLOYEE WHOSE SALARY IS PAID IN FULL OR IN PART FROM FEDERAL FUNDS IS EXEMPT FROM SERVING AS A COURT EXAMINER; BY ADDING SECTION 43-1-280 SO AS TO AUTHORIZE THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES TO ADVANCE FUNDS FROM THE GENERAL FUND APPROPRIATIONS FOR TEMPORARY ASSISTANCE FOR NEEDY FAMILIES (TANF) TO THE FEDERALLY FUNDED TANF ACCOUNT FOR THE LIMITED PURPOSE OF ASSISTING WITH CASH FLOW IN THE FEDERAL ACCOUNT AND TO REQUIRE THE FUNDS TO BE REFUNDED BY APRIL OF THE SAME FISCAL YEAR; BY ADDING SECTION 43-25-75 SO AS TO REQUIRE THE COMMISSION FOR THE BLIND TO OBTAIN MATCHING FEDERAL FUNDS TO THE MAXIMUM AMOUNT AVAILABLE UNDER THE FEDERAL VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION PROGRAM IN ORDER TO PROVIDE REHABILITATION SERVICES; BY ADDING SECTION 31-13-100 SO AS TO ALLOW THE STATE HOUSING FINANCE AND DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY TO CARRY FORWARD FEDERAL RENTAL ASSISTANCE ADMINISTRATIVE FEES AND MONIES WITHDRAWN FROM THE AUTHORITY'S VARIOUS BOND-FINANCED TRUST INDENTURES AND RESOLUTIONS AND TO REQUIRE THE AUTHORITY TO DEPOSIT INDIRECT COST RECOVERIES FOR THE AUTHORITY'S PORTION OF EACH YEAR'S STATEWIDE CENTRAL SERVICES COST ALLOCATION PLAN (SWCAP) IN THE STATE GENERAL FUND; BY ADDING SECTIONS 48-23-92 AND 48-23-94 SO AS TO ALLOW THE SOUTH CAROLINA FORESTRY COMMISSION TO USE CURRENT FISCAL YEAR FEDERAL FUNDS AVAILABLE TO IT TO PAY FOR COMMISSION EXPENSES INCURRED IN THE PRIOR FISCAL YEAR AND ALLOW THE COMMISSION TO RETAIN REIMBURSEMENT FUNDS IT RECEIVES FROM STATE AND FEDERAL AGENCIES WHEN THE COMMISSION'S PERSONNEL AND EQUIPMENT RESPOND TO AN EMERGENCY, AND TO ALLOW THE COMMISSION TO PAY THE COSTS OF PHYSICAL EXAMINATIONS REQUIRED FOR ITS PERSONNEL WITH LAW ENFORCEMENT COMMISSIONS; TO AMEND SECTION 39-22-150, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DISPOSITION OF REVENUES FROM THE OPERATION OF THE STATE WAREHOUSE SYSTEM, SO AS TO ALLOW THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE TO RETAIN FIFTY THOUSAND DOLLARS FOR ADMINISTRATIVE COSTS; TO AMEND SECTION 39-9-65, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO REQUIREMENTS FOR REGISTRATION OF SERVICEPERSONS, SO AS TO INCLUDE A REGISTRATION FEE, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE REGISTRATION FEE MUST BE RETAINED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE TO DEFRAY ADMINISTRATIVE COSTS; BY ADDING SECTION 46-1-160 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE MAY ASSIST AND PROVIDE CERTIFICATES OF FEE SALE FOR CERTAIN PRODUCERS, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT MAY CHARGE A FEE AND RETAIN THE REVENUES; TO AMEND SECTION 46-27-210, RELATING TO THE FILING OF STATEMENTS AND SAMPLES OF COMMERCIAL FEED, SO AS TO INCLUDE A REGISTRATION FEE AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE MAY RETAIN THE FEE TO DEFRAY ADMINISTRATIVE COSTS; TO AMEND SECTION 46-26-810, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO INSPECTION TAX AND TONNAGE REPORTS, SO AS TO REVISE THE AMOUNT OF THE INSPECTION TAX; TO AMEND SECTION 46-26-80, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO INSPECTION AND ANALYSES OF AGRICULTURAL LIMING MATERIALS, SO AS TO INCLUDE AN INSPECTION FEE; BY ADDING SECTION 50-3-85 SO AS TO AUTHORIZE THE DEPARTMENT TO PRODUCE PUBLICATIONS ON STUDIES AND INVESTIGATIONS THAT ARE AVAILABLE TO THE PUBLIC FOR A FEE AND TO PRODUCE THE "SOUTH CAROLINA WILDLIFE" MAGAZINE, WHICH MUST BE SELF-SUSTAINING AND WHICH MAY OFFER ADVERTISING SPACE, TO ESTABLISH THE SUBSCRIPTION RATE BASED ON PRODUCTION COSTS, TO OFFER PRODUCTS FOR SALE PROMOTING NATURAL RESOURCES, AND TO PROVIDE THAT REVENUES FROM THESE PUBLICATIONS AND SALES MUST BE CREDITED TO THE DEPARTMENT; BY ADDING SECTION 50-23-530 SO AS TO AUTHORIZE THE DEPARTMENT TO ENTER INTO A CONTRACTUAL AGREEMENT WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE TO COLLECT THE CASUAL SALES TAX FOR WATERCRAFT AND OUTBOARD MOTOR REGISTRATION AND TITLING AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE SHALL REIMBURSE THE DEPARTMENT FOR COLLECTING THIS TAX FROM REVENUE GENERATED BY THIS TAX; BY ADDING SECTION 50-3-75 SO AS TO AUTHORIZE THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES TO COLLECT AND EXPEND REVENUES FROM THE SALE OF GOODS AND SERVICES TO SUPPORT CERTAIN DEPARTMENT PROGRAMS AND SERVICES NOT COVERED BY THE DEPARTMENT'S ANNUAL APPROPRIATION; BY ADDING SECTION 50-3-355 SO AS TO ALLOW NATURAL RESOURCE ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS ON SPECIAL ASSIGNMENT AN ANNUAL CLOTHING ALLOWANCE OF NOT MORE THAN SIX HUNDRED DOLLARS, TO PROVIDE FOR THE PRORATION OF THE ALLOWANCE BASED ON THE ASSIGNMENT DURATION, TO PROVIDE THOSE CIRCUMSTANCES WHEN THE ALLOWANCE IS NOT ALLOWED, AND PROVIDE FOR THE ANNUAL ADJUSTMENT OF THE AMOUNT OF THE ALLOWANCE; BY ADDING SECTION 50-3-115 SO AS TO AUTHORIZE THE DEPARTMENT TO PAY FOR THE COST OF A PHYSICAL FOR PERSONNEL WHO MUST HAVE A PHYSICAL BEFORE BEING COMMISSIONED AS A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER; TO AMEND SECTION 51-1-40, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE IMPOSITION AND RETENTION BY THE DEPARTMENT OF PARKS, RECREATION AND TOURISM OF SPECIFIC FEE AND OTHER REVENUES, SO AS TO ALLOW THE DEPARTMENT TO CARRY FORWARD INTO THE SUCCEEDING FISCAL YEAR UNEXPENDED FUNDS APPROPRIATED FOR SPECIFIC ADVERTISING PURPOSES TO EXPENDED FUNDS FOR THE SAME PURPOSES AND TO ALLOW THE DEPARTMENT TO CLOSE THE STATE HOUSE GIFT SHOP ON WEEKENDS; TO AMEND SECTION 12-62-60, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO, AMONG OTHER THINGS, THE MAXIMUM FIFTEEN PERCENT REBATES AUTHORIZED FOR QUALIFYING PAYROLLS SUBJECT TO STATE INCOME TAX WITHHOLDING AND THEIR INSTATE EXPENDITURES, SO AS TO INCREASE THESE REBATES RESPECTIVELY TO TWENTY PERCENT AND THIRTY PERCENT AND TO REVISE THE PURPOSES FOR WHICH UP TO SEVEN PERCENT OF ADMISSIONS LICENSE TAX REVENUES ALLOCATED TO THE DEPARTMENT MAY BE USED; BY ADDING SECTION 13-1-1745 SO AS TO ALLOW A CARRY FORWARD INTO THE CURRENT FISCAL YEAR CERTAIN FUNDS SET ASIDE FOR SPECIFIC PURPOSES OF THE COORDINATING COUNCIL FOR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT UNEXPENDED IN THE PREVIOUS YEAR AND PROVIDE THAT THESE FUNDS CARRIED FORWARD MUST BE EXPENDED FOR THE SAME PURPOSES; TO AMEND SECTION 13-1-30, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE DUTIES OF THE SECRETARY OF COMMERCE, SO AS TO ALLOW THE SECRETARY TO APPOINT, ON A CONTRACTUAL BASIS, THE STAFFS OF THE FOREIGN OFFICER MAINTAINED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE, AND TO MAKE SUCH APPOINTMENTS SUBJECT TO REVIEW BY THE OFFICE OF HUMAN RESOURCES OF THE STATE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD; TO AMEND SECTION 13-1-25, RELATING TO REPORTING REQUIREMENTS AND DEFINITIONS APPLICABLE TO FUNDS APPROPRIATED TO OR OTHERWISE RECEIVED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE, SO AS TO REQUIRE APPLICATION FEES RECEIVED BY THE DEPARTMENT IN CONNECTION WITH AN APPLICATION REQUIRING APPROVAL BY THE COORDINATING COUNCIL FOR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT TO BE DEPOSITED WITHIN FIVE BUSINESS DAYS OF COUNCIL'S APPROVAL; TO AMEND SECTION 13-1-380, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE RECYCLING MARKET DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL, SO AS TO REVISE AN ANNUAL REPORTING DATE; BY ADDING SECTIONS 14-1-260 AND 14-1-270 BOTH SO AS TO PROHIBIT COUNTY SALARY SUPPLEMENTS FOR JUDICIAL DEPARTMENT PERSONNEL AND TO REQUIRE ANY COUNTY TO PROVIDE AN OFFICE AND UTILITIES FOR CIRCUIT COURT AND FAMILY COURT JUDGES RESIDING IN THE COUNTY AND TO PROVIDE THAT EVERY COUNTY SHALL PROVIDE AN OFFICE AND UTILITIES FOR SUPREME COURT JUSTICES AND JUDGES OF THE COURT OF APPEALS AT THE REQUEST OF THE JUSTICE OR JUDGE; BY ADDING SECTION 1-7-175 SO AS TO ALLOW THE OFFICE OF ATTORNEY GENERAL TO USE UNEXPENDED FEDERAL FUNDS IN THE CURRENT FISCAL YEAR TO PAY EXPENSES INCURRED IN THE PRIOR FISCAL YEAR, TO ALLOW THE OFFICE OF ATTORNEY GENERAL TO RETAIN FOR GENERAL OPERATION REIMBURSEMENTS RECEIVED FOR EXPENSES INCURRED IN A PRIOR FISCAL YEAR, AND TO PROVIDE THAT UNEXPENDED DONATIONS TO THE OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL ARE CARRIED FORWARD AND MAY BE EXPENDED IN SUCCEEDING FISCAL YEARS BY AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE ATTORNEY GENERAL AND THE DONORS; TO AMEND SECTION 1-7-1000, RELATING TO THE SALARIES OF CIRCUIT SOLICITORS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY IN THE ANNUAL GENERAL APPROPRIATIONS ACT SHALL APPROPRIATE FUNDS FOR SALARIES OF CIRCUIT SOLICITORS IN AN AMOUNT THAT PROVIDES CIRCUIT SOLICITORS A SALARY EQUAL TO THE SALARY OF A CIRCUIT JUDGE, TO PROVIDE THAT THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY IN THE ANNUAL GENERAL APPROPRIATIONS ACT SHALL APPROPRIATE FUNDS FOR A FIVE HUNDRED DOLLAR MONTHLY EXPENSE ALLOWANCE FOR CIRCUIT SOLICITORS, TO PROVIDE FOR THE APPORTIONMENT OF FUNDS APPROPRIATED IN THE ANNUAL GENERAL APPROPRIATIONS ACT FOR STATE SUPPORT OF CIRCUIT SOLICITORS, AND PROVIDE FOR THE CARRY FORWARD OF SUCH FUNDS; BY ADDING SECTION 14-1-250 SO AS TO PROVIDE COUNSEL TO INDIGENT PERSONS IN TERMINATION OF PARENTAL RIGHTS CASES, ABUSE AND NEGLECT CASES, REPRESENTATION OF JUVENILES, AND ANY OTHER APPLICABLE CIVIL COURT ACTIONS IN THIS STATE INVOLVING AN INDIGENT RESPONDENT, TO REQUIRE AN AFFIDAVIT LISTING THE FINANCIAL ASSETS OF PERSONS REQUESTING SUCH REPRESENTATION, PROVIDE A APPLICATION FEE OF FORTY DOLLARS FROM PERSONS REQUESTING COUNSEL AND FOR THE WAIVER OR REDUCTION OF THIS FEE, TO PROVIDE FOR THE USE OF THE FEE REVENUES BY THE COMMISSION ON INDIGENT DEFENSE, TO PROVIDE THE PROCEDURE FOR OBTAINING COUNSEL IN MATTERS WHEN A JUVENILE IS BEFORE THE COURT, TO PROVIDE THAT COSTS OF REPRESENTATION CREATES A CLAIM AGAINST THE ASSETS AND ESTATE OF A PERSON PROVIDED COUNSEL OR THE PARENTS OR LEGAL GUARDIANS OF A JUVENILE PROVIDED COUNSEL; BY ADDING SECTIONS 23-3-22, 23-3-23, 23-3-24, 23-3-52, 23-3-53, 23-3-54, 23-3-56, 23-3-57, 23-3-58, 23-3-59, 23-3-60, 23-3-117, 23-3-455, 23-3-675, 23-31-218, AND 40-18-35 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT SLED MAY PROVIDE ITS AGENTS AN ANNUAL CLOTHING ALLOWANCE, PAY THE COST OF PHYSICAL EXAMINATIONS FOR ITS PERSONNEL WHO ARE REQUIRED TO RECEIVE PHYSICAL EXAMINATIONS BEFORE RECEIVING A LAW ENFORCEMENT COMMISSION, TO PROVIDE MEALS TO CERTAIN EMPLOYEES, TO PROVIDE FOR THE DISPOSAL OF FUNDS AWARDED TO SLED BY COURT ORDER FROM DONATIONS, OR FROM CONTRIBUTIONS, TO PROVIDE THAT CERTAIN UNEXPENDED BALANCES FOR "SLED AGENTS OPERATIONS" FOR A PRIOR FISCAL YEAR MAY BE CARRIED FORWARD AND EXPENDED FOR THE SAME PURPOSE IN THE CURRENT FISCAL YEAR, TO PROVIDE THAT STATE APPROPRIATIONS TO SLED THAT ARE REQUIRED TO PROVIDE A MATCH FOR FEDERAL GRANT PROGRAMS IN A PRIOR FISCAL YEAR MAY BE CARRIED FORWARD INTO THE CURRENT FISCAL YEAR AND EXPENDED FOR THE SAME PURPOSE AS ORIGINALLY APPROPRIATED, TO PROVIDE THAT SLED MAY CHARGE A WITNESS FEE FOR AN EMPLOYEE TESTIFYING IN A CIVIL MATTER WHICH DOES NOT INVOLVE THE STATE AS A PARTY IN INTEREST, TO PROVIDE THAT SLED MAY BE REIMBURSED FOR SECURITY-RELATED LAW ENFORCEMENT SERVICES PROVIDED TO ENTITIES THAT TRANSPORT SENSITIVE MATERIALS WITHIN THE STATE AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE EXPENDITURE OF THESE FEES, TO PROVIDE THAT SLED MAY COLLECT AN EXPUNGEMENT FEE FOR CERTAIN REQUESTS TO EXPUNGE CRIMINAL RECORDS AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE EXPENDITURE OF THESE FEES, TO PROVIDE THAT SLED MAY COLLECT, EXPEND, RETAIN, AND CARRY FORWARD ALL FUNDS RECEIVED FROM OTHER STATE OR FEDERAL AGENCIES IN A CURRENT FISCAL YEAR AS REIMBURSEMENT OF EXPENDITURES INCURRED IN THE CURRENT OR PRIOR FISCAL YEAR, TO PROVIDE THAT SLED MAY RETAIN, EXPEND, AND CARRY FORWARD ALL MONIES ASSOCIATED WITH ILLEGAL GAMING DEVICES SEIZED BY THE DIVISION UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES, TO PROVIDE THAT CERTAIN REVENUE GENERATED FROM THE OPERATION OF SLED'S CRIMINAL JUSTICE COMPUTER/COMMUNICATIONS CENTER MAY BE CARRIED FORWARD AND EXPENDED FOR THE SAME PURPOSE DURING THE CURRENT FISCAL YEAR, TO PROVIDE THAT SHERIFFS MAY COLLECT AN ANNUAL FEE FROM EACH SEX OFFENDER WHO IS REQUIRED TO REGISTER AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE EXPENDITURE OF THE FEE, TO PROVIDE THAT CERTAIN FUNDS COLLECTED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS, THE DEPARTMENT OF PROBATION, PAROLE AND PARDON SERVICES, AND THE DEPARTMENT OF JUVENILE JUSTICE TO PROCESS DNA SAMPLES MUST BE USED BY SLED TO OFFSET EXPENSES IT INCURS TO OPERATE THE STATE DNA DATABASE PROGRAM, TO PROVIDE THAT SLED MAY CHARGE A FEE FOR THE ISSUANCE OF A CERTIFIED CONCEALABLE WEAPONS PERMIT INSTRUCTOR CERTIFICATE; TO PROVIDE FOR THE DISTRIBUTION AND USES OF REVENUES OF FEES IMPOSED BY THE SOUTH CAROLINA LAW ENFORCEMENT DIVISION PURSUANT TO REGULATIONS ON PRIVATE SECURITY BUSINESSES AND THEIR EMPLOYEES; TO AMEND SECTION 23-3-50, RELATING TO CREDITING OF FEES COLLECTED BY SLED, SO AS TO DELETE AN OBSOLETE REFERENCE; BY ADDING SECTION 23-6-55, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE USE OF CERTAIN FEES IMPOSED ON PRIVATE DETECTIVE AND PRIVATE SECURITY BUSINESSES AND BUSINESSES THAT PROVIDE THEIR OWN SECURITY BY THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY TO PROVIDE SECURITY FOR STATE AGENCIES AND THE CAPITAL COMPLEX; BY ADDING SECTION 23-23-140 SO AS TO ALLOW THE LAW ENFORCEMENT TRAINING COUNCIL TO USE FEDERAL AND EARMARKED FUNDS AVAILABLE TO THE COUNCIL IN THE CURRENT FISCAL YEAR FOR EXPENSES INCURRED ON A PROJECT IN THE PRIOR FISCAL YEAR AND TO ALLOW THE COUNCIL TO COLLECT, EXPEND, RETAIN, AND CARRY FORWARD ALL FUNDS RECEIVED BY IT FROM STATE OR FEDERAL AGENCIES AS REIMBURSEMENT OF COUNCIL EXPENDITURES INCURRED IN THE CURRENT OR PRIOR FISCAL YEAR WHEN PERSONNEL AND EQUIPMENT ARE MOBILIZED AND EXPENSES INCURRED DUE TO AN EMERGENCY; TO AMEND SECTION 24-13-80, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO ACCOUNTS OF INMATES OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE DISPOSITION OF UNCLAIMED FUNDS, NOMINAL COPAYS FOR CERTAIN MEDICAL EXPENSES, AND COSTS OF CREMATING AN UNCLAIMED DECEASED INMATE; BY ADDING SECTIONS 24-1-240, 24-1-245, AND 24-1-255 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE USE BY THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS OF FEDERAL FUNDS RECEIVED PURSUANT TO THE STATE CRIMINAL ALIEN ASSISTANCE PROGRAM AND THE SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION, AND FUNDS GENERATED BY WORK OF INMATES AT AN ADULT WORK ACTIVITY CENTER; TO AMEND SECTION 24-13-150, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO INMATES OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THE SCHEDULE FOR MONTHLY RELEASE DATES FOR INMATES SERVING A SENTENCE OF SIX MONTHS OR MORE; TO AMEND SECTION 17-7-10, RELATING TO CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REQUIRING AUTOPSY, SO AS TO EXCLUDE FROM THE AUTOPSY REQUIREMENT DEATH OF AN INMATE EXECUTED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS PURSUANT TO AN ORDER OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA SUPREME COURT; BY ADDING SECTION 24-1-300 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT CERTAIN REVENUE DERIVED FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS' CANTEEN OPERATIONS MAY BE RETAINED AND EXPENDED BY THE DEPARTMENT TO OPERATE THE CANTEENS AND PROVIDE FOR THE WELFARE OF INMATES, OR TO SUPPLEMENT THE COSTS OF OPERATIONS, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE CANTEEN OPERATION IS AN ENTERPRISE FUND THAT IS NOT TO BE SUBSIDIZED BY STATE APPROPRIATED FUNDS; BY ADDING SECTION 24-13-180 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS MAY REQUIRE AN OFFENDER WHO FUNCTIONS AT LESS THAN AN EIGHTH GRADE LEVEL TO ENROLL AND ACTIVELY PARTICIPATE IN ACADEMIC PROGRAMS, AND TO PROVIDE FUNDING FOR THESE PROGRAMS; BY ADDING SECTION 24-1-310 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DIRECTOR OF THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS MAY UTILIZE PRISON INDUSTRY FUNDS TO BENEFIT THE GENERAL WELFARE OF THE INMATE POPULATION OR SUPPLEMENT THE COSTS OF OPERATIONS; BY ADDING SECTION 24-1-320 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS MAY CHARGE AN INMATE WHO PARTICIPATES IN COMMUNITY PROGRAMS A FEE FOR THE COST OF SUPPLYING ELECTRONIC AND TELEPHONIC MONITORING; BY ADDING SECTION 24-1-330 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS MAY COLLECT AND RECORD PRIVATE HEALTH INSURANCE INFORMATION FROM INMATES AND FILE AGAINST ANY PRIVATE INSURANCE POLICY COVERING AN INMATE TO RECOUP HEALTH CARE EXPENDITURES COVERED BY THE POLICY, AND TO PROVIDE THAT HEALTH CARE MUST BE PROVIDED TO AN INMATE REGARDLESS OF WHETHER HE IS COVERED BY INSURANCE; BY ADDING SECTION 24-13-670 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS MAY CHARGE AN INMATE A TRANSPORTATION FEE TO PARTICIPATE IN ITS WORK RELEASE PROGRAM AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE DISTRIBUTION OF THIS FEE; BY ADDING SECTION 24-1-340 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT INMATE BARBERS IN THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS INMATE BARBERING PROGRAM SHALL NOT BE SUBJECT TO CERTAIN LICENSING REQUIREMENTS; TO AMEND SECTION 24-21-87, RELATING TO FEES ALLOWED TO BE IMPOSED UPON OFFENDERS UNDER THE JURISDICTION OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF PROBATION, PAROLE AND PARDON SERVICES, SO AS TO AUTHORIZE THE DEPARTMENT TO IMPOSE FEES ON OFFENDERS FOR DRUG TESTING, FOR TRANSFER OUT OF STATE PURSUANT TO THE INTERSTATE COMPACT FOR ADULT OFFENDER SUPERVISION, AND FOR OFFENDERS ORDERED TO PUBLIC SERVICE EMPLOYMENT; TO AMEND SECTION 63-19-350, RELATING TO COMMUNITY SERVICES PROVIDED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF JUVENILE JUSTICE, SO AS TO ALLOW UP TO A TEN-DAY REDUCTION OF THE PROBATIONARY OR PAROLE TERM OF PROBATIONERS AND PAROLEES UNDER THE DEPARTMENT'S SUPERVISION FOR EACH MONTH OF COMPLIANCE WITH THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THE PROBATION OR PAROLE ORDER; TO AMEND SECTION 63-19-420, RELATING TO AUTHORIZATION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF JUVENILE JUSTICE TO SELL CERTAIN NATURAL RESOURCES, SO AS TO DIRECT THAT FUNDS DERIVED FROM THE SALE BE USED FOR FAMILY SUPPORT SERVICES, RATHER THAN CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS; BY ADDING SECTION 63-19-500 SO AS TO AUTHORIZE THE DEPARTMENT OF JUVENILE JUSTICE TO CONDUCT AND PAY FOR DRUG TESTING OF POTENTIAL AND CURRENT EMPLOYEES OF THE DEPARTMENT; TO AMEND SECTION 63-19-360, RELATING TO INSTITUTIONAL SERVICES PROVIDED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF JUVENILE JUSTICE, SO AS TO INCLUDE THE PLACING OF JUVENILES IN MARINE AND WILDERNESS PROGRAMS AND OTHER COMMUNITY PROGRAMS OPERATED BY NONGOVERNMENTAL ENTITIES UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES; TO AMEND SECTION 1-13-70, RELATING TO THE POWERS OF THE STATE HUMAN AFFAIRS COMMISSION, SO AS TO ALLOW THE COMMISSION TO RETAIN, CARRY FORWARD, AND EXPEND FOR THE PURPOSE OF GENERAL OPERATIONS CERTAIN REVENUE DERIVED FROM SPECIFICALLY DELINEATED SOURCES; TO AMEND SECTION 1-31-30, RELATING TO THE ADMINISTRATION AND FUNDING OF THE STATE COMMISSION FOR MINORITY AFFAIRS, SO AS TO ALLOW THE COMMISSION TO RETAIN, CARRY FORWARD, AND EXPEND FOR THE SAME PURPOSE CERTAIN REVENUE DERIVED FROM PRIVATE SOURCES FOR AGENCY RESEARCH, FORUMS, TRAINING, AND INSTITUTES; BY ADDING SECTION 1-31-60 SO AS TO ALLOW THE STATE COMMISSION FOR MINORITY AFFAIRS TO RETAIN AND CARRY FORWARD CERTAIN FUNDS; BY ADDING SECTION 37-6-513 SO AS TO ALLOW THE DEPARTMENT OF CONSUMER AFFAIRS TO RETAIN FUNDS IT RECEIVES IN SETTLEMENTS OF CASES OF VIOLATIONS WITHIN ITS JURISDICTION AND TO ALLOW THE DEPARTMENT TO RETAIN SPECIFIED FEES, TO PROVIDE FOR THE USES OF THESE RETAINED SETTLEMENT FUNDS AND FEES, AND TO ALLOW CERTAIN OF THESE FUNDS AND SPECIFIC OTHER FUNDS APPROPRIATED TO THE DEPARTMENT UNEXPENDED AT THE END OF A FISCAL YEAR TO CARRY FORWARD TO THE DEPARTMENT IN THE SUCCEEDING FISCAL YEAR; BY ADDING SECTION 56-1-347 SO AS TO AUTHORIZE THE DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES TO CHARGE AND COLLECT PROCESSING AND OTHER FEES TO RECOVER THE COSTS OF PRODUCTION, PURCHASE, HANDLING, AND MAILING OF DOCUMENTS AND DATA, TO PROVIDE THAT THESE FEES MAY NOT EXCEED FEES CHARGED BY THE DEPARTMENT FOR THESE PURPOSES AS OF FEBRUARY 1, 2001, TO ALLOW THE DEPARTMENT TO CHARGE FEES TO RECOVER THE COSTS OF AUDITING AND COMPLIANCE WITH FEDERAL AND STATE STATUTES AND REGULATIONS GOVERNING PERSONAL INFORMATION ALLOWED OR REQUIRED BY LAW TO BE PROVIDED TO RECIPIENTS ELIGIBLE TO RECEIVE SUCH INFORMATION, TO PROVIDE THAT NO SUCH FEE MAY BE CHARGED A STATE AGENCY, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE REVENUE OF ALL FEES IMPOSED PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION MUST BE CREDITED TO A SPECIAL RESTRICTED ACCOUNT FOR THE USE OF THE DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES; BY ADDING SECTION 56-1-7 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES MAY NOT SELL OR OTHERWISE PROVIDE TO PRIVATE PARTIES DRIVERS LICENSE OR IDENTIFICATION CARD PHOTOGRAPHS AND TO PROVIDE THAT SUCH IMAGES ARE NOT CONSIDERED PUBLIC RECORDS; BY ADDING SECTION 41-27-655 SO AS TO PROVIDE USER FEES COLLECTED BY THE SOUTH CAROLINA OCCUPATIONAL INFORMATION COORDINATING COMMITTEE THROUGH THE DEPARTMENT OF EMPLOYMENT AND WORKFORCE MAY BE RETAINED BY THE COMMITTEE FOR ITS OPERATIONS AND CARRIED FORWARD AND PROVIDE THAT CERTAIN EARMARKED FUNDS COLLECTED BY THE DEPARTMENT MAY BE RETURNED BY IT AND CARRIED FORWARD; TO AMEND SECTION 57-11-80, RELATING TO THE BUDGET OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE CARRY FORWARD INTO THE SUCCEEDING FISCAL YEAR OF ALL UNEXPENDED FEDERAL FUNDS, STATE GENERAL FUND REVENUES, AND BOND PROCEEDS AND PROVIDE THAT EXPENDITURES OF THE DEPARTMENT FOR A FISCAL YEAR MAY NOT EXCEED THE TOTAL OF FUNDS APPROPRIATED TO AND AUTHORIZED FOR THE USE OF THE DEPARTMENT, INCLUDING BOND PROCEEDS FOR THE FISCAL YEAR, PLUS ANY CASH BALANCES CARRIED FORWARD FROM THE PRIOR FISCAL YEAR; BY ADDING SECTIONS 57-11-30, 57-11-50, AND 57-11-60 ALL SO AS TO ALLOW THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO ESTABLISH SPECIAL FUNDS IN THE STATE TREASURY WITH THE STATE TREASURER'S APPROVAL, TO ALLOW THE DEPARTMENT TO ESTABLISH A FEE SCHEDULE FOR PROVIDING COPIES BASED ON ESTIMATED ACTUAL COST, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT MUST BE CHARGED NOT MORE THAN IN-DISTRICT WATER AND SEWER RATES AT ITS REST AREAS; BY ADDING SECTION 57-3-787 SO AS TO PROVIDE THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION MAY PROVIDE MEALS TO ITS EMPLOYEES WHO MAY NOT LEAVE ASSIGNED DUTY STATIONS AND MUST WORK DURING DEPLOYMENT, EMERGENCY SIMULATION EXERCISES, AND WHEN THE GOVERNOR DECLARES A STATE OF EMERGENCY; BY ADDING SECTIONS 55-1-110, 55-1-120, 55-1-130, AND 55-1-140 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT REVENUE RECEIVED FROM THE RENTAL OF THE DIVISION'S OFFICE SPACE MAY BE RETAINED AND EXPENDED TO COVER THE COST OF BUILDING OPERATIONS, TO PROVIDE THAT THE DIVISION SHALL PROVIDE HANGAR AND PARKING FACILITIES FOR GOVERNMENT OWNED OR OPERATED AIRCRAFT ON A FIRST COME BASIS AND THAT PERSONNEL FROM THE AGENCY OWNING AND OPERATING THE AIRCRAFT IS RESPONSIBLE FOR GROUND MOVEMENT OF ITS AIRCRAFT, TO PROVIDE THAT ALL GENERAL AVIATION AIRPORTS SHALL RECEIVE FUNDING PRIOR TO THE FOUR AIR CARRIER AIRPORTS, TO SPECIFY THE MANNER IN WHICH AVIATION GRANTS APPROPRIATED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY SHALL BE EXPENDED; TO AMEND SECTION 2-15-65, RELATING TO THE DUTIES OF THE LEGISLATIVE AUDIT COUNCIL WITH RESPECT TO AUDITS OF FEDERAL TITLE XX PROGRAMS, SO AS TO ALLOW THE COUNCIL TO USE ITS APPROPRIATIONS TO MATCH FEDERAL GRANT FUNDS AVAILABLE FOR AUDITS AND REVIEWS AND ALLOW THE COUNCIL TO CHARGE AUDITED AGENCIES FOR ANY FEDERAL FUNDS AVAILABLE TO THE AGENCY FOR AUDITS AND REVIEWS; TO AMEND SECTION 1-23-640, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE LOCATION IN COLUMBIA OF THE PRINCIPAL OFFICES OF THE ADMINISTRATIVE LAW COURT, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT COUNTIES IN WHICH ADMINISTRATIVE LAW COURT JUDGES RESIDE SHOULD PROVIDE, AT THE JUDGE'S REQUEST, OFFICE SPACE AND UTILITIES, INCLUDING TELEPHONE FOR THE JUDGE WITHIN THE COUNTY'S EXISTING FACILITIES IF SPACE IS AVAILABLE AND PROVIDE THAT THE REQUEST MAY BE MADE ONLY BY A JUDGE WHO RESIDES MORE THAN FIFTY MILES FROM THE COURT'S PRINCIPAL OFFICES; BY ADDING SECTION 1-23-675 SO AS TO ALLOW THE ADMINISTRATIVE LAW COURT TO RETAIN REVENUES IT RECEIVES FOR PRINTING AND DISTRIBUTION OF COURT DOCUMENTS AND USE THOSE REVENUES TO DEFRAY THE COSTS OF PRINTING AND DISTRIBUTING THOSE DOCUMENTS; BY ADDING SECTION 1-3-60 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT CERTAIN FUNDS ALLOCATED TO THE GOVERNOR'S OFFICE FOR EXECUTIVE POLICY AND PROGRAMS MAY BE CARRIED FORWARD AND USED FOR MATCHING COMMITTED AND UNANTICIPATED GRANT FUNDS; TO AMEND SECTION 63-11-1140, RELATING TO THE FUNCTIONS OF THE CHILDREN'S CASE RESOLUTION SYSTEM, SO AS TO PROVIDE UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS THAT AMOUNTS APPROPRIATED TO THE CHILDREN'S CASE RESOLUTION SYSTEM FOR PRIVATE PLACEMENT OF HANDICAPPED SCHOOL-AGE CHILDREN MUST BE USED FOR EXPENSES INCURRED IN THE EVALUATION OF CHILDREN REFERRED TO THE SYSTEM TO FACILITATE APPROPRIATE PLACEMENT AND TO PAY CERTAIN PERCENTAGES OF THE EXCESS COST OF PRIVATE PLACEMENT OVER AND ABOVE ONE-PER-PUPIL SHARE OF STATE AND LOCAL FUNDS GENERATED BY THE EDUCATION FINANCE ACT AND THE ONE-PER-PUPIL SHARE OF APPLICABLE FEDERAL FUNDS AND TO DEFINE 'SIGNIFICANT FISCAL IMPACT'; BY ADDING SECTION 16-3-1430 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IT IS THE INTENT OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY THAT AMOUNTS APPROPRIATED FOR VICTIM ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS IN SOLICITORS' OFFICES MUST BE IN ADDITION TO AMOUNTS PROVIDED BY THE COUNTIES FOR THESE SERVICES, TO PROVIDE THAT EACH SOLICITOR'S OFFICE SHALL SUBMIT AN ANNUAL FINANCIAL AND PROGRAMMATIC REPORT FOR THE PRECEDING FISCAL YEAR BY OCTOBER FIRST OF EACH YEAR, TO PROVIDE THAT FUNDS APPROPRIATED FOR THE VICTIM/WITNESS PROGRAM MUST BE EQUALLY DIVIDED AMONG THE JUDICIAL CIRCUITS, LESS ADJUSTMENTS MADE FOR BUDGET REDUCTIONS, AND TO ENUMERATE THE TYPES OF SERVICES FOR WHICH THESE FUNDS MAY BE USED; TO AMEND SECTION 63-11-700, RELATING TO THE DIVISION FOR REVIEW OF THE FOSTER CARE OF CHILDREN, SO AS TO AUTHORIZE THE DIVISION TO RESTRUCTURE CERTAIN PROGRAMS IN ORDER TO MAINTAIN CONTINUOUS OPERATIONS WITHIN EXISTING RESOURCES AS DICTATED BY BUDGET REDUCTIONS, TO PROVIDE THAT RESTRUCTURING DECISIONS MUST BE BASED ON THE AVAILABILITY OF EXISTING FUNDS, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THIS AUTHORITY SUPERSEDES PREVIOUS STATUTORY OR REGULATORY MANDATES; TO AMEND SECTION 63-11-500, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE CASS ELIAS MCCARTER GUARDIAN AD LITEM PROGRAM, SO TO PROVIDE THAT BOTH THE PROGRAM AND THE FUNDS APPROPRIATED TO THE OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR, DIVISION OF CHILDREN'S SERVICES, GUARDIAN AD LITEM PROGRAM MUST BE ADMINISTERED SEPARATELY FROM OTHER PROGRAMS WITHIN THE DIVISION OF CHILDREN'S SERVICES AND MUST BE EXPENDED FOR THE EXCLUSIVE USE OF THE GUARDIAN AD LITEM PROGRAM, AND TO DIRECT THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE TO REDUCE THE RATE OF INTEREST PAID ON ELIGIBLE REFUNDS BY TWO PERCENTAGE POINTS WITH THE RESULTING REVENUE TO BE USED EXCLUSIVELY FOR GUARDIAN AD LITEM PROGRAM'S OPERATIONS; TO AMEND SECTION 63-11-1330, RELATING TO THE CONTINUUM OF CARE FOR EMOTIONALLY DISTURBED CHILDREN DIVISION, SO AS TO AUTHORIZE THE DIVISION TO CARRY FORWARD APPROPRIATED FUNDS FOR THE CONTINUATION OF SERVICES; TO AMEND SECTION 10-3-60, RELATING TO RENT REVENUE FROM THE GOVERNOR'S MANSION COMPLEX, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE RETENTION AND USES FOR THE COLLECTED REVENUE, AND TO PROVIDE THAT UNEXPENDED FUNDS MUST BE CARRIED FORWARD FROM THE PRIOR FISCAL YEAR AND USED FOR THE SAME PURPOSE; TO AMEND SECTION 43-21-110, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE DIVISION ON AGING WITHIN THE OFFICE OF THE LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR, SO AS TO CORRECT ARCHAIC LANGUAGE, TO DIRECT CERTAIN USES OF FUNDS APPROPRIATED UNDER DISTRIBUTION TO SUBDIVISIONS, TO AUTHORIZE THE DIVISION TO RECEIVE AND EXPEND REGISTRATION FEES FOR EDUCATIONAL, TRAINING AND CERTIFICATION PURPOSES, AND TO PROVIDE THAT UNEXPENDED FUNDS FROM APPROPRIATIONS TO THE OFFICE ON AGING FOR HOME AND COMMUNITY-BASED SERVICES SHALL BE CARRIED FORWARD FROM THE PRIOR FISCAL YEAR AND USED FOR THE SAME PURPOSE; BY ADDING SECTION 11-3-135 SO AS TO ALLOW THE COMPTROLLER GENERAL TO DESIGNATE CERTAIN EMPLOYEES TO SIGN WARRANTS IN HIS STEAD, TO AUTHORIZE THE STATE TREASURER TO ACCEPT THESE WARRANTS WHEN NOTIFIED BY THE COMPTROLLER GENERAL AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE SIGNATURE OF DESIGNEES DOES NOT RELIEVE THE COMPTROLLER GENERAL OF RESPONSIBILITY FOR WARRANTS SIGNED BY DESIGNEES; BY ADDING SECTION 11-5-145 SO AS TO ALLOW THE STATE TREASURER TO DESIGNATE CERTAIN EMPLOYEES TO SIGN PAYMENTS IN HIS STEAD; TO AMEND SECTION 11-9-660, RELATING TO LEGAL INVESTMENTS FOR STATE FUNDS INVESTED BY THE STATE TREASURER, SO AS TO ALLOW THE STATE TREASURER TO POOL FUNDS FROM ACCOUNTS FOR INVESTMENT PURPOSES; BY ADDING SECTION 11-35-1270 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT BEFORE ANY GOVERNMENTAL BODY PROCURES ANY ARTIFACTS WITH A VALUE IN EXCESS OF ONE THOUSAND DOLLARS, THE AGENCY HEAD SHALL PREPARE A WRITTEN DETERMINATION SPECIFYING THE NEED FOR SUCH OBJECTS AND DETERMINING THAT THE ITEM IS REASONABLY PRICED, EXCEPT WHERE SPECIFIC STATUTORY AUTHORITY IS OTHERWISE PROVIDED, FOR REVIEW AND APPROVAL BY THE SOUTH CAROLINA ARTS COMMISSION; TO AMEND SECTION 11-35-710, RELATING TO EXEMPTIONS ALLOWED CERTAIN AGENCIES AND CERTAIN ITEMS FROM THE SOUTH CAROLINA PROCUREMENT CODE, SO AS TO DELETE PROVISIONS RELATING TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA ARTS COMMISSION AND THE SOUTH CAROLINA MUSEUM COMMISSION; TO AMEND SECTION 11-35-1510, RELATING TO THOSE STATE PROCUREMENT CONTRACTS EXEMPT FROM COMPETITIVE SEALED BIDDING, SO AS TO EXEMPT THE PROCUREMENT OF HISTORICAL ARTIFACTS, SCIENTIFIC SPECIMENS, AND ART WORK; TO AMEND SECTION 10-1-10, RELATING TO MAINTAINING THE STATE HOUSE AND ITS GROUNDS, SO AS TO REQUIRE FUNDS APPROPRIATED TO THE STATE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD FOR STATE HOUSE MAINTENANCE, OPERATIONS, AND RENOVATIONS TO GO INTO A SEPARATE FUND EXPENDITURE FROM WHICH MUST BE REPORTED TO THE STATE HOUSE COMMITTEE; BY ADDING SECTION 8-11-172 SO AS TO PROVIDE THOSE CIRCUMSTANCES IN WHICH STATE EMPLOYEES MAY RECEIVE SALARY SUPPLEMENTS, THE REPORTING REQUIREMENTS FOR SUPPLEMENTS, AND TO PROVIDE THE MANNER IN WHICH APPROPRIATED FUNDS ARE DISTRIBUTED FOR SALARY INCREASES; TO AMEND SECTION 1-11-725, RELATING TO THE EXPERIENCE RATING OF LOCAL DISABILITIES AND SPECIAL NEEDS ENTITIES FOR PURPOSES OF DETERMINING STATE HEALTH AND DENTAL INSURANCE PREMIUM COSTS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT FUNDING INCREASES MUST BE PROVIDED TO THESE ENTITIES FOR THEIR EMPLOYER SHARE OF HEALTH AND DENTAL INSURANCE PREMIUMS AS SUCH INCREASES ARE PROVIDED FOR STATE AGENCIES; TO AMEND SECTION 1-11-720, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THOSE ENTITIES ELIGIBLE TO PARTICIPATE IN THE STATE HEALTH AND DENTAL INSURANCE PLANS, SO AS TO ALLOW MEMBERS OF THE STATE LOTTERY COMMISSION AND BOARD MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA TRANSPORTATION INFRASTRUCTURE BANK AND THEIR ELIGIBLE DEPARTMENTS TO PARTICIPATE IN THE PLANS UPON PAYMENT OF THE FULL PREMIUM COST; BY ADDING SECTION 1-11-765 SO AS TO ESTABLISH THROUGH THE EMPLOYMENT INSURANCE PROGRAM ADMINISTERED BY THE STATE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD THE EMPLOYEE ADOPTION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM AND PROVIDE FOR ITS ADMINISTRATION AND FUNDING; BY ADDING SECTION 8-7-100 SO AS TO ALLOW ADDITIONAL ACCRUED ANNUAL LEAVE AND UP TO NINETY DAYS OF ACCUMULATED SICK LEAVE TO BE USED AS ANNUAL LEAVE IN A CALENDAR YEAR BY PERMANENT FULL-TIME STATE EMPLOYEES ON ACTIVE MILITARY DUTY AS A RESULT OF AN EMERGENCY OR CONFLICT DECLARED BY THE PRESIDENT; BY ADDING SECTION 59-101-182 SO AS TO REQUIRE ANTENNA AND TOWER OPERATIONS ON CAMPUSES OF PUBLIC INSTITUTIONS TO CONFORM TO PRESENT AND FUTURE CAMPUSES MASTER PLANS AS DETERMINED SOLELY BY THE INSTITUTION; TO AMEND SECTION 1-11-710, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE INSURANCE PROGRAM REQUIRED TO BE OFFERED TO STATE EMPLOYEES UNDER THE ADMINISTRATION OF THE STATE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD, SO AS TO AUTHORIZE THAT BOARD TO DIFFERENTIATE IN THE PREMIUMS CHARGED TO SMOKERS AND NONSMOKERS IN THE STATE HEALTH INSURANCE PROGRAMS AND ESTABLISH A MAXIMUM DIFFERENTIAL; TO AMEND SECTION 8-11-160, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE AGENCY HEAD SALARY COMMISSION, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE COMMISSION ON INDIGENT DEFENSE AND THE PROSECUTION COORDINATION COMMISSION ARE SUBJECT TO THE JURISDICTION OF THE AGENCY HEAD SALARY COMMISSION AND PROVIDE THE REQUIREMENTS FOR SALARY NEGOTIATIONS TO FILL A VACANCY FOR A STATE AGENCY HEAD OR TECHNICAL COLLEGE PRESIDENT, TO PROVIDE A MINIMUM AND MAXIMUM RANGE FOR SUCH SALARIES, TO PROVIDE THOSE REQUIREMENTS FOR NEWLY ESTABLISHED AGENCIES AND TECHNICAL COLLEGES; TO AMEND SECTION 8-11-165, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO, AMONG OTHER THINGS, A PERIODIC STUDY OF COMPENSATION FOR AGENCY HEADS AND TECHNICAL COLLEGE PRESIDENTS, SO AS TO REQUIRE THE COMPENSATION STUDY TO BE CONDUCTED EVERY FOUR YEARS, AND TO PROVIDE FOR A PERIODIC STUDY OF AGENCY HEAD AND TECHNICAL COLLEGE PRESIDENT COMPENSATION; BY ADDING SECTIONS 12-4-398, 12-4-400, 12-4-402, AND 12-4-404 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR REIMBURSEMENT TO THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE FOR THE EXPENSES INCURRED BY CERTAIN SUBPOENAED EMPLOYEES, TO PROVIDE THAT FUNDS AWARDED THAT DEPARTMENT MUST BE RETAINED AND CARRIED FORWARD AND PROVIDE FOR THEIR USE, BY PROVIDING FOR THAT DEPARTMENT TO SHARE EQUALLY WITH THE SOUTH CAROLINA BUSINESS ONE STOP PROGRAM COLLECTION ASSISTANCE FEES, PROVIDE FOR THE USE OF THESE FEES AND PROVIDE THAT UNEXPENDED FEES ARE CARRIED FORWARD TO SUCCEEDING FISCAL YEARS AND USED AND SHARED IN THE SAME MANNER; TO AMEND SECTION 12-21-2420, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE IMPOSITION OF AND EXEMPTIONS FROM THE ADMISSIONS LICENSE TAX; BY ADDING SECTION 11-5-135 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE STATE TREASURER SHALL DISTRIBUTE AMOUNTS APPROPRIATED IN THE ANNUAL GENERAL APPROPRIATIONS ACT AS STATE SALARY SUPPLEMENTS FOR COUNTY CLERKS OF COURT, PROBATE JUDGES, SHERIFFS, REGISTERS OF DEEDS, CORONERS, AUDITORS, AND TREASURERS, TO PROVIDE FOR THE MANNER AND TIMING OF THESE DISTRIBUTIONS, AND TO EXPRESS THE INTENT OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY WITH RESPECT TO THESE DISTRIBUTIONS; BY ADDING SECTION 8-1-195 SO AS TO ALLOW STATE AGENCIES AND OFFICES TO PAY THE MANDATORY SOUTH CAROLINA BAR DUES OWED BY ATTORNEYS EMPLOYED BY THESE AGENCIES AND OFFICES; BY ADDING ARTICLE 27 TO CHAPTER 1, TITLE 1 SO AS TO ALLOW AGENCIES RECEIVING CASE SERVICES APPROPRIATIONS TO EXPEND PREVIOUS FISCAL YEAR APPROPRIATIONS ON CASE SERVICE OBLIGATIONS INCURRED IN THE PREVIOUS FISCAL YEAR BUT NOT BILLED UNTIL THE CURRENT FISCAL YEAR, TO PROVIDE THAT CERTAIN AGENCIES MAY EXPEND APPROPRIATIONS TO COVER PROGRAM OPERATIONS OF PRIOR FISCAL YEARS WHERE ADJUSTMENT OF PRIOR YEARS ARE NECESSARY UNDER FEDERAL REGULATIONS OR AUDIT EXCEPTIONS, TO REQUIRE STATE AGENCIES AND INSTITUTIONS THAT OPERATE A CHILDCARE FACILITY TO CHARGE FEES COMPARABLE TO PRIVATE CHILDCARE FACILITIES; TO PROHIBIT A STATE AGENCY FROM EXPENDING FUNDS FOR ANY TYPE OF MENU OPTION TELEPHONE ANSWERING DEVICE, AND TO SPECIFY WHEN THE PROHIBITION APPLIES, AND TO ALLOW A STATE AGENCY TO USE AN INSURANCE REIMBURSEMENT TO OFFSET EXPENSES RELATED TO THE CLAIM; BY ADDING CHAPTER 136 TO TITLE 44 SO AS TO ESTABLISH THE SOUTH CAROLINA HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES DATA WAREHOUSE AND PROVIDE FOR ITS OPERATION; BY ADDING SECTION 8-11-125 SO AS TO ESTABLISH THAT IT IS THE POLICY OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA TO CONDUCT ALL PERSONNEL POLICIES AND ACTIONS IN A NONDISCRIMINATORY MANNER AND PROVIDE FOR AFFIRMATIVE ACTION TO REMEDY THE EFFECTS OF PAST DISCRIMINATION, TO PROVIDE FOR STATE AGENCY REPORTING TO THE STATE HUMAN AFFAIRS COMMISSION OF EMPLOYMENT DUTIES ALLOWING THAT COMMISSION TO REVIEW THE SUCCESS OF THE AGENCY'S AFFIRMATIVE ACTION PLAN, TO PROVIDE FOR NOTICE TO THE STATE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD OF AN AGENCY NOT MAKING SATISFACTORY PROGRESS, AND TO PROVIDE FOR ACTION BY THAT BOARD TO ENSURE GOOD FAITH EFFORTS TO COMPLY; BY ADDING SECTION 11-11-195 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR CONTROL OVER THE NUMBER OF STATE EMPLOYEES BY REQUIRING THE STATE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD TO SUPERVISE THOSE NUMBERS BY THE SYSTEM OF TRACKING FULL-TIME EQUIVALENT POSITIONS (FTE'S) AND PROVIDE FOR THE MONITORING AND REPORTING OF THE NUMBER OF STATE EMPLOYEES USING THE FTE MEASURE; BY ADDING SECTION 11-11-235 SO AS TO ALLOW STATE AGENCIES TO CARRY FORWARD UP TO TEN PERCENT OF UNSPENT GENERAL FUND APPROPRIATIONS AT THE END OF THE FISCAL YEAR TO THE SUCCEEDING FISCAL YEAR, TO PROVIDE HOW THIS CARRY FORWARD IS CALCULATED, TO PROVIDE FOR THE SUSPENSION OF THIS CARRY FORWARD IF THERE IS A YEAR END GENERAL FUND DEFICIT AND THE USE OF THESE CARRY FORWARDS TO REPLACE THE DEFICIT, AND TO PROVIDE THAT CARRY FORWARDS ARE NOT INCLUDED IN AN AGENCY'S GENERAL FUND APPROPRIATIONS BASE; BY ADDING SECTION 2-7-131 SO AS TO REQUIRE EACH STATE AGENCY TO PROVIDE A REPORT DETAILING THE AMOUNT OF ITS OUTSTANDING DEBT AND ALL METHODS IT HAS USED TO COLLECT THAT DEBT; BY ADDING SECTION 11-11-265 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE STATE MEDICAID PLAN SHALL PROVIDE BENEFITS TO DISABLED CHILDREN, AND TO REQUIRE CERTAIN AGENCIES TO IDENTIFY FUNDS THAT CAN BE USED AS STATE MATCH TO SERVE DISABLED CHILDREN; BY ADDING SECTION 34-11-140 SO AS TO ALLOW A STATE AGENCY TO COLLECT A SERVICE CHARGE TO COVER THE COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH PROCESSING AND COLLECTION OF CERTAIN DISHONORED INSTRUMENTS OR ELECTRONIC PAYMENTS; BY ADDING SECTIONS 8-11-188 AND 8-11-189 SO AS TO ALLOW STATE AGENCIES, IN CONSULTATION WITH THE DIVISION OF HUMAN RESOURCES OF THE STATE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD TO ESTABLISH A PROGRAM TO REALIGN RESOURCES INCLUDING SEPARATION INCENTIVE PAYMENTS AND CONTINUED EMPLOYER PAYMENT OF HEALTH AND DENTAL INSURANCE PREMIUMS NOT TO EXCEED ONE YEAR, TO PROVIDE THAT PROGRAM PARTICIPATION IS VOLUNTARY AND PROVIDE OTHER APPLICABLE PROVISIONS AND REPORTING REQUIREMENTS, TO ALLOW STATE AGENCY HEADS AND CONSTITUTIONAL OFFICERS TO TAKE UP TO THIRTY-SIX FURLOUGH DAYS IN A FISCAL YEAR AND PROVIDE FOR THE STATUS OF THESE OFFICERS WHILE FURLOUGHED, AND TO ALLOW AGENCY HEADS TO INSTITUTE A VOLUNTARY FURLOUGH PROGRAM FOR AGENCY EMPLOYEES OF UP TO NINETY DAYS IN A FISCAL YEAR AND PROVIDE FOR THE CIRCUMSTANCES IN WHICH SUCH A PROGRAM MAY BE INSTITUTED AND THE STATUS OF AFFECTED EMPLOYEES; TO AMEND SECTION 11-11-170, RELATING TO THE USE OF REVENUES PAYABLE PURSUANT TO THE MASTER SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT, SO AS TO AUTHORIZE STATE AGENCIES TO RETAIN AND CARRY FORWARD ANY UNEXPENDED TOBACCO SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT FUNDS FROM THE PRIOR FISCAL YEAR INTO THE CURRENT FISCAL YEAR AND TO EXPEND SUCH FUNDS FOR THE SAME PURPOSE; BY ADDING SECTION 25-11-95 SO AS TO REQUIRE THE DIRECTORS OF THE DIVISION OF VETERANS' AFFAIRS TO APPOINT AN ADDITIONAL CLAIMS REPRESENTATIVE WHO, IN ADDITION TO BEING CHARGED WITH THE DUTY OF ASSISTING ALL EX-SERVICEMEN, ALSO SHALL SPECIALIZE IN THE SPECIFIC NEEDS AND DISEASES ASSOCIATED WITH VETERANS OF THE VIETNAM ERA, AND TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THE DUTIES OF THE ADDITIONAL CLAIMS REPRESENTATIVE; BY ADDING SECTION 59-1-485 SO AS TO AUTHORIZE THE GOVERNOR'S SCHOOL FOR THE ARTS AND HUMANITIES, SPECIAL SCHOOL FOR SCIENCE AND MATHEMATICS, WIL LOU GRAY OPPORTUNITY SCHOOL, AND JOHN DE LA HOWE SCHOOL TO CHARGE, EXPEND, AND CARRY FORWARD UNEXPENDED FEE REVENUES TO SUCCEEDING FISCAL YEARS, FEES CHARGED FOR FACILITY AND EQUIPMENT RENTAL AND REGISTRATION AT THESE SCHOOLS; TO AMEND SECTION 1-1-970, RELATING TO PERSONNEL DATA REQUIRED TO BE REPORTED TO THE DIVISION OF HUMAN RESOURCES OF THE STATE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD, SO AS TO REVISE THE REPORTING REQUIREMENTS; BY ADDING SECTION 11-11-225 SO AS TO AUTHORIZE THE STATE BUDGET DIVISION TO PROVIDE ASSISTANCE IN THE PHASE-IN OF THE OPERATIONS OF RESTRUCTURED STATE AGENCIES; TO AMEND SECTION 11-11-15, RELATING TO THE GOVERNOR'S SUBMISSION OF THE RECOMMENDED STATE BUDGET FOR THE UPCOMING FISCAL YEAR TO THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY, SO AS TO REQUIRE THAT RECOMMENDED BUDGET TO BE CERTIFIED BY THE DIRECTOR OF THE DIVISION OF STATE BUDGET OF THE STATE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD, OR THE DIRECTOR'S DESIGNEE, IN THE SAME MANNER AS ARE THE VERSIONS OF THE ANNUAL GENERAL APPROPRIATIONS BILL PASSED BY THE HOUSE WAYS AND MEANS COMMITTEE AND THE SENATE FINANCE COMMITTEE; BY ADDING SECTION 56-1-560 SO AS TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES TO PROVIDE CERTAIN DATA AND REPORTS TO THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AT NO COST; BY ADDING SECTION 14-1-237 SO AS TO IMPOSE A FIVE DOLLAR SURCHARGE FOR MISDEMEANOR TRAFFIC OFFENSES OR NONTRAFFIC VIOLATIONS IN GENERAL SESSIONS COURT, MAGISTRATES OR MUNICIPAL COURT FOR THE SUPPORT OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA CRIMINAL JUSTICE ACADEMY, TO PROVIDE THAT THIS SURCHARGE DOES NOT APPLY TO PARKING VIOLATIONS AND MAY NOT BE WAIVED, SUSPENDED, OR REDUCED, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE REMITTING, TRANSFER, AND ACCOUNTING FOR THIS SURCHARGE REVENUE.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S. 212 (Word version) -- Senator Alexander: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 16-3-600, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE OFFENSE OF ASSAULT AND BATTERY OF A HIGH AND AGGRAVATED NATURE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON THAT UNLAWFULLY INJURES A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER, EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICE PROVIDER, OR FIREFIGHTER, COMMITS THE OFFENSE OF ASSAULT AND BATTERY OF A HIGH AND AGGRAVATED NATURE.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

S. 213 (Word version) -- Senators Cleary, Davis, L. Martin, Peeler, Williams, Campbell, Cromer, Rankin, Shealy, Alexander, Gregory, Bryant and Bennett: A BILL TO AMEND TITLE 33, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING CHAPTER 57, SO AS TO AUTHORIZE QUALIFIED NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS TO OPERATE AND CONDUCT RAFFLES THROUGH REGISTRATION WITH THE SOUTH CAROLINA SECRETARY OF STATE, TO PROVIDE STANDARDS FOR THESE EVENTS, TO REQUIRE PROCEEDS TO BE USED FOR CHARITABLE PURPOSES, AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

S. 214 (Word version) -- Senator Fair: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 40-30-30, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS CONCERNING THE MASSAGE/BODYWORK PRACTICE ACT, SO AS TO DELETE THE DEFINITION OF THE DISCIPLINARY PANEL; TO AMEND SECTION 40-30-40, RELATING TO THE ADVISORY PANEL FOR MASSAGE/BODYWORK THERAPY UNDER THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING AND REGULATION, SO AS TO REDESIGNATE THE ADVISORY PANEL TO BE KNOWN AS THE PANEL, TO DELETE CERTAIN QUALIFICATIONS FOR PANEL MEMBERS, TO REDUCE THE TERM OF A PANEL MEMBER TO TWO YEARS, AND TO PROVIDE COMPENSATION FOR MEMBERS; TO AMEND SECTION 40-30-50, RELATING TO DUTIES OF THE PANEL, SO AS TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL DUTIES AND POWERS; TO AMEND SECTIONS 40-30-220, RELATING TO EQUITABLE REMEDIES AVAILABLE TO THE PANEL, 40-30-230, RELATING TO GROUNDS OF MISCONDUCT, 40-30-240, RELATING TO INVESTIGATIONS OF MISCONDUCT RELATED TO SUBSTANCE ABUSE, 40-30-250, RELATING TO DISCIPLINARY ACTIONS, 40-30-260, RELATING TO VOLUNTARY SURRENDER OF A LICENSE, 40-30-270, RELATING TO APPEALS FROM DISCIPLINARY PANEL DECISIONS, 40-30-300, RELATING TO SERVICE OF PROCESS ON NONRESIDENTS, AND 40-30-310, RELATING TO CIVIL PENALTIES, ALL SO AS TO MAKE CONFORMING CHANGES; TO AMEND SECTION 40-30-60, RELATING TO USE OF EMPLOYEES OF THE DEPARTMENT AND PROMULGATION OF REGULATIONS BY THE BOARD, SO AS TO REMOVE OBSOLETE REFERENCES; TO AMEND SECTION 40-30-90, RELATING TO REPORTING REQUIREMENTS, SO AS TO REMOVE AN OBSOLETE REFERENCE; AND TO AMEND SECTION 40-30-110, RELATING TO QUALIFICATIONS FOR LICENSURE, SO AS TO REQUIRE CLASSROOM STUDY INSTEAD OF SUPERVISED STUDY, AND TO SPECIFY PROFESSIONAL EXAMINATIONS CONSIDERED ACCEPTABLE FOR LICENSURE; AND TO REPEAL SECTION 40-30-65 RELATING TO THE CREATION AND STRUCTURE OF THE DISCIPLINARY PANEL, SECTION 40-30-70 RELATING TO DUTIES OF THE DISCIPLINARY PANEL, AND SECTION 40-30-210 RELATING TO PROCEDURES BEFORE THE DISCIPLINARY PANEL.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry.

S. 215 (Word version) -- Senator Hayes: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION NAME THE BRIDGE IN YORK COUNTY THAT CROSSES INTERSTATE HIGHWAY 77 ALONG SUTTON ROAD THE "PATRIOT LEONARD A. FARRINGTON 9/11 MEMORIAL BRIDGE" AND ERECT APPROPRIATE MARKERS OR SIGNS AT THIS BRIDGE THAT CONTAIN THE WORDS "PATRIOT LEONARD A. FARRINGTON 9/11 MEMORIAL BRIDGE".
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The Concurrent Resolution was introduced and referred to the Committee on Transportation.

S. 216 (Word version) -- Senator Ford: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR JENNIFER LOVEDAY-DONOVAN OF CHARLESTON COUNTY, AND TO CONGRATULATE HER FOR BEING NAMED MRS. SOUTH CAROLINA AMERICA 2013.
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The Concurrent Resolution was adopted, ordered sent to the House.

S. 217 (Word version) -- Senators Fair, Corbin, Allen, Bright and S. Martin: A SENATE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR CHARLOTTE LYNCH ON HER RETIREMENT FROM THE GREENVILLE COUNTY DELEGATION OFFICE.
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The Senate Resolution was adopted.

S. 218 (Word version) -- Senator Johnson: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION NAME THE PORTION OF UNITED STATES HIGHWAY 15 IN CLARENDON COUNTY FROM ITS INTERSECTION WITH JIM ROSS ROAD TO THE SUMMERTON TOWN LIMIT "PATROLMAN JOHN RAY RIDDLE MEMORIAL HIGHWAY" AND ERECT APPROPRIATE MARKERS OR SIGNS ALONG THIS PORTION OF HIGHWAY THAT CONTAIN THE WORDS "PATROLMAN JOHN RAY RIDDLE MEMORIAL HIGHWAY".
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The Concurrent Resolution was introduced and referred to the Committee on Transportation.

S. 219 (Word version) -- Senators Sheheen, Courson, L. Martin, Campsen and Nicholson: A SENATE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR MRS. AMY JOHNSON MCLESTER FOR HER OUTSTANDING AND DEDICATED SERVICE ON THE SOUTH CAROLINA JUDICIAL MERIT SELECTION COMMISSION.
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The Senate Resolution was adopted.

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