My Bills Assigned to Reports
Prepared by: ACEC-SC SCSPE
Report created on September 19, 2021
 
Surveyors
HB3079TRESPASSING (POPE T) A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 16-11-600, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO TRESPASSING AND THE POSTING OF NOTICE OF TRESPASSING, SO AS TO ALLOW FOR A DIFFERENT METHOD OF THE POSTING OF NOTICE OF TRESPASSING INVOLVING CLEARLY VISIBLE PURPLE-PAINTED BOUNDARIES.
 Current Status: 9/24/2020 - STATEWIDE THIRD READING BILLS (Contested by Senator Sheheen)
 
HB3243SCHEDULE OF SPECIFIED FILING AND RECORDING FEES (BERNSTEIN B) AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 8-21-310, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO A SCHEDULE OF SPECIFIED FILING AND RECORDING FEES, SO AS TO REVISE AND FURTHER PROVIDE FOR VARIOUS FILING FEES, INCLUDING A FLAT FEE FOR VARIOUS DOCUMENTS. - ratified title
 Current Status: 5/16/2019 - Act No 58
 
HB3263ARMED SERVICE MEMBERS AND SPOUSES PROFESSIONAL AND OCCUPATIONAL LICENSING ACT (SMITH, JR. G) A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, TO ENACT THE "ARMED SERVICE MEMBERS AND SPOUSES PROFESSIONAL AND OCCUPATIONAL LICENSING ACT" BY ADDING SECTION 37-1-110 SO AS TO EXEMPT ARMED SERVICE MEMBERS STATIONED IN THIS STATE AND THEIR SPOUSES FROM LICENSURE FOR OCCUPATIONS AND PROFESSIONS REGULATED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF CONSUMER AFFAIRS IN CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES; BY ADDING SECTION 38-43-85 SO AS TO EXEMPT ARMED SERVICE MEMBERS STATIONED IN THIS STATE AND THEIR SPOUSES FROM LICENSURE AS NONRESIDENT INSURANCE LINES PRODUCERS BY THE DEPARTMENT OF INSURANCE IN CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES; BY ADDING SECTION 38-47-17 SO AS TO EXEMPT ARMED SERVICE MEMBERS STATIONED IN THIS STATE AND THEIR SPOUSES FROM LICENSURE AS INSURANCE ADJUSTERS BY THE DEPARTMENT OF INSURANCE IN CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES; BY ADDING SECTION 38-48-25 SO AS TO EXEMPT ARMED SERVICE MEMBERS STATIONED IN THIS STATE AND THEIR SPOUSES FROM LICENSURE AS PUBLIC INSURANCE ADJUSTERS BY THE DEPARTMENT OF INSURANCE IN CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES; BY ADDING SECTION 40-1-625 SO AS TO EXEMPT ARMED SERVICE MEMBERS STATIONED IN THIS STATE AND THEIR SPOUSES FROM LICENSURE FOR PROFESSIONS AND OCCUPATIONS REGULATED BY BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS ADMINISTERED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING AND REGULATION IN CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES; BY ADDING SECTION 59-25-25 SO AS TO PROVIDE SPOUSES OF ARMED SERVICE MEMBERS STATIONED IN THIS STATE MAY WORK AS PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHERS IN THIS STATE WITHOUT BEING LICENSED OR CERTIFIED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION IN CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES; TO AMEND SECTION 38-45-30, RELATING TO LICENSE APPLICATION FEE REQUIREMENTS FOR NONRESIDENT INSURANCE BROKER LICENSURE, SO AS TO EXEMPT CERTAIN ARMED SERVICE MEMBERS STATIONED IN THIS STATE AND THEIR SPOUSES FROM THE FEES; TO AMEND SECTION 38-49-20, RELATING TO LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS FOR MOTOR VEHICLE PHYSICAL DAMAGE INSPECTORS, SO AS TO EXEMPT ARMED SERVICE MEMBERS STATIONED IN THIS STATE AND THEIR SPOUSES FROM THESE REQUIREMENTS IN CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES; TO AMEND SECTION 38-53-80, RELATING TO LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS FOR BAIL BONDSMEN AND RUNNERS, SO AS TO EXEMPT ARMED SERVICE MEMBERS STATIONED IN THIS STATE AND THEIR SPOUSES FROM THESE REQUIREMENTS IN CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES; TO AMEND SECTION 40-1-640, RELATING TO THE AUTHORITY OF CERTAIN PROFESSIONALS AND OCCUPATIONAL LICENSING BOARDS TO ACCEPT AND APPLY EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND EXPERIENCE OF CERTAIN SERVICE MEMBERS, SO AS TO MAKE EXERCISE OF THIS AUTHORITY NONDISCRIMINATORY IF CERTAIN CRITERIA ARE MET; AND TO REPEAL SECTION 40-1-630 RELATING TO TEMPORARY OCCUPATIONAL AND PROFESSIONAL LICENSES THAT BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS ADMINISTERED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING AND REGULATION MAY ISSUE TO SPOUSES OF ACTIVE SERVICE MEMBERS STATIONED IN THIS STATE.
 Current Status: 9/24/2020 - STATEWIDE SECOND READING BILLS (Contested by Senator Alexander)
 
HB3404LICENSURE (COLLINS N) A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-112-45 SO AS TO PROVIDE PEOPLE WHO HAVE A LAWFUL PRESENCE IN THIS STATE AND ARE NOT PRECLUDED FROM ESTABLISHING RESIDENCY UNDER FEDERAL IMMIGRATION LAW MAY ESTABLISH DOMICILE IN THIS STATE FOR THE PURPOSE OF RECEIVING IN-STATE TUITION RATES AND FEES AT PUBLIC INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION AND FOR STATE-SUPPORTED SCHOLARSHIPS AND GRANTS; AND BY ADDING SECTION 41-1-35 SO AS TO PROVIDE PEOPLE WHO HAVE A LAWFUL PRESENCE IN THIS STATE AND ARE NOT PRECLUDED FROM ESTABLISHING RESIDENCY UNDER FEDERAL IMMIGRATION LAW MAY ESTABLISH RESIDENCY AND BE ELIGIBLE FOR OCCUPATIONAL OR PROFESSIONAL LICENSURE UNDER THE PROVISIONS OF THIS CHAPTER, PROVIDED OTHER LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS ARE MET.
 Current Status: 5/7/2019 - House Judiciary, (Bill Scheduled for Hearing); Time & Location: 10:30 AM, Blatt Room 516
 
HB3622LOBBYING DEFINITIONS LOCAL GOVERNMENT (ROSE S) A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 2-17-10, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE DEFINITIONS OF "LOBBYING", "LOBBYIST", "PUBLIC BODY", "PUBLIC EMPLOYEE", AND "PUBLIC OFFICIAL", SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT "LOBBYING" AND "LOBBYIST" ALSO MEAN ANY PERSON WHO IS EMPLOYED, APPOINTED, OR RETAINED, WITH OR WITHOUT COMPENSATION, BY ANOTHER PERSON TO INFLUENCE CERTAIN OFFICIAL ACTIONS BY DIRECT COMMUNICATION WITH PUBLIC OFFICIALS OR PUBLIC EMPLOYEES, THE ACTION OR VOTE OF ANY MEMBER OF A COUNTY OR MUNICIPAL GOVERNING BODY, THE VOTE OF ANY PUBLIC OFFICIAL OR PUBLIC MEMBER OF ANY COUNTY OR MUNICIPAL AGENCY, BOARD, OR COMMISSION, OR THE OFFICIAL ACTION OR VOTE OF ANY COUNTY OR MUNICIPAL CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICIAL OR EMPLOYEE, INCLUDING MAYORS AND COUNTY OR MUNICIPAL ADMINISTRATORS OR MANAGERS, AND TO PROVIDE THAT "PUBLIC BODY", "PUBLIC EMPLOYEE", AND "PUBLIC OFFICIAL" ALSO MEAN COUNTY OR MUNICIPAL BODIES, EMPLOYEES, AND OFFICIALS.
 Current Status: 1/31/2019 - House Constitutional Laws Subcommittee - Judiciary, (Bill Scheduled for Hearing); Time & Location: 9:00 AM, Blatt 515-A
 
HB3758CONTRIBUTION AMONG TORTFEASORS ACT (HIOTT D) A BILL TO AMEND SECTIONS 15-38-15, 15-38-20, 15-38-40, AND 15-38-50, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, ALL RELATING TO THE CONTRIBUTION AMONG TORTFEASORS ACT, ALL SO AS TO INCLUDE PERSONS OR ENTITIES INCLUDING DEFENDANTS AND NONPARTIES FOR PURPOSES OF ALLOCATION OF FAULT, AND TO MAKE CONFORMING CHANGES.
 Current Status: 2/13/2020 - House Committee carried over House Constitutional Laws Subcommittee - Judiciary
 
HB3799RELOCATING WATER AND SEWER LINES (LOFTIS D) A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 57-5-880 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT AN ENTITY UNDERTAKING A TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENT PROJECT SHALL BEAR THE COSTS RELATED TO RELOCATING WATER AND SEWER LINES, TO PROVIDE THE REQUIREMENTS FOR UTILITIES TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR RELOCATION PAYMENTS, AND TO DEFINE NECESSARY TERMS.
 Current Status: 2/19/2019 - Member(s) request name added as sponsor : Yow
 
HB4020DUTIES OF THE DEPARTMENT OF PARKS, RECREATION AND TOURISM (CLARY G) AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 51-1-60, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE DEPARTMENT OF PARKS, RECREATION AND TOURISM, SO AS TO PROVIDE NEW DUTIES FOR THE DEPARTMENT; AND TO REPEAL ARTICLE 3 OF CHAPTER 1, TITLE 51 RELATING TO THE DIVISION OF COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT. - ratified title
 Current Status: 5/16/2019 - Act No 76
 
HB4431SC BUSINESS LICENSE TAX REFORM (JORDAN, JR. W) AN ACT TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 6-1-400 SO AS TO, AMONG OTHER THINGS, PROVIDE BUSINESS LICENSE TAX STANDARDIZATION, TO PROVIDE DEFINITIONS, TO PROVIDE FOR THE MANNER IN WHICH A BUSINESS LICENSE TAX IS COMPUTED, TO PRESCRIBE THE MANNER IN WHICH BUSINESS LICENSES ARE PURCHASED, TO PROVIDE THAT A TAXING JURISDICTION SHALL ADOPT THE LATEST STANDARDIZED BUSINESS LICENSE CLASS SCHEDULE; BY ADDING SECTION 6-1-410 SO AS TO, AMONG OTHER THINGS, DEFINE THE PROCEDURES BY WHICH THE TAXING JURISDICTION MAY SERVE NOTICE OF ASSESSMENT OF THE BUSINESS LICENSE TAX DUE WHEN A TAXPAYER FAILS OR REFUSES TO PAY A BUSINESS LICENSE TAX AND THE PROCEDURES BY WHICH A TAXPAYER MAY REQUEST AN ADJUSTMENT OF THE ASSESSMENT OR APPEAL THE NOTICE OF FINAL ASSESSMENT; AND BY ADDING SECTION 6-1-420 SO AS TO, AMONG OTHER THINGS, PROVIDE THAT A TAXING JURISDICTION, UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS AND LIMITATIONS, MAY CONTRACT BY ORDINANCE WITH AN INDIVIDUAL, FIRM, OR ORGANIZATION TO ASSIST WITH COLLECTING PROPERTY OR BUSINESS LICENSE TAXES, AND TO ESTABLISH A PRIVATE RIGHT OF ACTION FOR PERSONS OR ENTITIES BASED ON VIOLATIONS OF THIS ACT OR ANY REGULATIONS PRESCRIBED PURSUANT TO THIS ACT. - ratified title
 Current Status: 10/7/2020 - Act No No. 176
 
HB4532DEFINITIONS FOR PURPOSES OF THE SALES TAX (POPE T) A BILL TO AMEND SECTIONS 12-36-60, 12-36-70, 12-36-90, 12-36-110, AND 12-36-130, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, ALL RELATING TO DEFINITIONS FOR PURPOSES OF THE SALES TAX, SO AS TO INCLUDE THE SALES OF SERVICES; BY ADDING SECTION 12-36-160 SO AS TO DEFINE "SERVICES"; TO AMEND SECTION 12-36-910, RELATING TO THE FIVE PERCENT STATE SALES TAX RATE, SO AS TO REDUCE THE SALES TAX RATE TO THREE PERCENT; TO AMEND SECTION 12-36-920, RELATING TO THE STATE ACCOMMODATIONS TAX, SO AS TO MAKE A CONFORMING CHANGE BY REDUCING THE RATE; TO AMEND SECTION 12-36-940, RELATING TO AMOUNTS THAT MAY BE ADDED TO SALES PRICES TO ACCOUNT FOR TAX, SO AS AUTHORIZE THE DEPARTMENT TO MAKE ADJUSTMENTS; TO REPEAL ARTICLE 11 OF CHAPTER 36, TITLE 12, RELATING TO THE ADDITIONAL ONE PERCENT SALES AND USE TAX; TO AMEND SECTIONS 12-36-1310 AND 12-36-1320, BOTH RELATING TO THE USE TAX, SO AS TO MAKE A CONFORMING CHANGE BY REDUCING THE RATE; TO AMEND SECTION 12-36-1710, RELATING TO THE CASUAL EXCISE TAX, SO AS TO MAKE A CONFORMING CHANGE BY REDUCING THE RATE; TO AMEND SECTION 12-36-2120, RELATING TO SALES TAX EXEMPTIONS, SO AS TO REMOVE THE EXEMPTION ON CERTAIN ITEMS; TO AMEND SECTION 12-36-2530, RELATING TO TAXES ON ITEMS DELIVERED OUT OF STATE, SO AS TO MAKE A CONFORMING CHANGE; TO AMEND SECTIONS 12-36-2620, 12-36-2630, AND 12-36-2640, ALL RELATING TO THE CREDITING OF CERTAIN TAXES, SO AS TO CREDIT SUCH TAXES IN THE SAME PROPORTION AS THEY WERE CREDITED BEFORE THE RATE REDUCTION; TO REPEAL SECTION 12-36-2646 RELATING TO THE TAX EXCLUSION FOR INDIVIDUALS AT LEAST EIGHTY FIVE YEARS OF AGE; BY ADDING ARTICLE 11 TO CHAPTER 10, TITLE 4 SO AS TO CREATE THE "TAX REFORM RESERVE FUND" AND TO SPECIFY ITS PURPOSE; AND BY ADDING ARTICLE 11 TO CHAPTER 10, TITLE 4 SO AS TO PROPORTIONALLY REDUCE LOCAL SALES AND USE TAXES IN THE SAME MANNER AS THE STATE SALES AND USE TAX.
 Current Status: 5/2/2019 - Referred to Committee House Ways and Means
 
HB4598DEFINITION OF "SUBDIVISION" (BURNS M) A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 6-29-1110, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS APPLICABLE TO LOCAL PLANNING, SO AS TO PROVIDE A DEFINITION FOR THE TERM "PLAT", TO REVISE THE DEFINITION OF "SUBDIVISION", AND TO PROVIDE THAT LAND SURVEYS, WHICH MEET THE EXISTING STATE SURVEYING STANDARDS, MUST BE FILED DIRECTLY WITH THE REGISTER OF DEEDS, REGISTER OF MESNE CONVEYANCES, CLERK OF COURT, OR OTHER OFFICES HOUSING SUCH DOCUMENTS AND ARE EXEMPT FROM ANY REVIEW, COMMENT, OR BEING APPROVED OR DENIED BY ANY POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONS OF THIS STATE INCLUDING ANY COUNTY OR MUNICIPAL GOVERNMENT OR ANY OF ITS DEPARTMENTS, DIVISIONS, BOARDS, OR COMMISSIONS.
 Current Status: 2/26/2020 - House Committee carried over House Special Laws - Judiciary
 
HB4747SOUTH CAROLINA GEODETIC SURVEY (SCGS) (HUGGINS C) A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 27-2-105, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE CLARIFICATION OF COUNTY BOUNDARIES, SO AS TO REQUIRE THE SOUTH CAROLINA GEODETIC SURVEY (SCGS) TO NOTIFY CERTAIN PARTIES BEFORE UNDERTAKING ANY ACTION TO CLARIFY A COUNTY BOUNDARY, TO AUTHORIZE THE SOLICITATION OF HISTORICAL RECORDS AND RESEARCH FROM AN AFFECTED PARTY TO AID IN DETERMINING THE COUNTY BOUNDARY, TO REQUIRE THE SCGS TO PROVIDE COPIES OF THE CLARIFIED COUNTY BOUNDARY TO THE ELECTED OFFICIALS OF AN AFFECTED COUNTY AND TO AFFECTED PARTIES, TO EXTEND THE TIME AN AFFECTED PARTY MAY FILE AN APPEAL WITH THE ADMINISTRATIVE LAW COURT FROM SIXTY DAYS TO ONE HUNDRED EIGHTY DAYS, AND TO ESTABLISH THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THE REVISED BOUNDARY.
 Current Status: 1/14/2020 - Referred to Committee House Judiciary
 
SB180UNMANNED AERIAL VEHICLES; TRESPASSING (MCELVEEN, III J) A BILL TO AMEND ARTICLE 7, CHAPTER 11, TITLE 16 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO TRESPASSES AND THE UNLAWFUL USE OF THE PROPERTY OF OTHERS, BY ADDING SECTION 16-11-605, TO PROVIDE THAT IT IS UNLAWFUL TO OPERATE AN UNMANNED AERIAL VEHICLE WITHIN A CERTAIN DISTANCE OF A FEDERAL MILITARY INSTALLATION; TO PROVIDE FOR DISPOSITION OF A CONFISCATED UNMANNED AERIAL VEHICLE; TO PROVIDE FOR EXCEPTIONS; AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR THE VIOLATION.
 Current Status: 4/10/2019 - Referred to Committee House Judiciary
 
SB266STATE GUARD (GOLDFINCH S) A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-1140 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO DEDUCTIONS FROM INDIVIDUAL TAXABLE INCOME, TO REQUIRE A MEMBER OF THE STATE GUARD TO COMPLETE A MINIMUM OF ONE HUNDRED NINETY-TWO HOURS OF TRAINING OR DRILL EACH YEAR IN ORDER TO QUALIFY FOR THE DEDUCTION; TO AMEND SECTION 25-1-635, RELATING TO LEGAL ASSISTANCE SERVICES FOR GUARD MEMBERS AND IMMEDIATE FAMILY MEMBERS, TO AUTHORIZE SOUTH CAROLINA STATE GUARD JUDGE ADVOCATES TO PROVIDE THESE SERVICES AND TO INCLUDE THEM WITHIN THE PERSONAL LIABILITY EXEMPTION; TO AMEND SECTIONS 25-3-20 AND 25-3-130, BOTH RELATING TO THE GOVERNOR'S AUTHORITY TO CALL THE STATE GUARD INTO DUTY, TO CLARIFY THE CIRCUMSTANCES AUTHORIZING THE GOVERNOR TO CALL THE STATE GUARD INTO DUTY AND TO PROVIDE THAT CIRCUMSTANCES INVOLVING A NATURAL OR MANMADE DISASTER, EMERGENCY, OR EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS MAY WARRANT CALLING THE STATE GUARD INTO SERVICE; AND TO AMEND SECTION 25-3-140, RELATING TO PAY OF STATE GUARD MEMBERS ON ACTIVE DUTY, TO PROVIDE THAT STATE GUARD MEMBERS MAY RECEIVE A DAILY STIPEND OR PER DIEM PAY FOR REASONABLE EXPENSES, OR BOTH, IF APPROVED BY THE ADJUTANT GENERAL.
 Current Status: 1/8/2019 - Referred to Committee Senate Finance
 
SB431ESTABLISH DOMICILE IN THIS STATE (HUTTO B) A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-112-45 SO AS TO PROVIDE PEOPLE WHO HAVE A LAWFUL PRESENCE IN THIS STATE AND ARE NOT PRECLUDED FROM ESTABLISHING RESIDENCY UNDER FEDERAL IMMIGRATION LAW MAY ESTABLISH DOMICILE IN THIS STATE FOR THE PURPOSE OF RECEIVING IN-STATE TUITION RATES AND FEES AT PUBLIC INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION AND FOR STATE-SUPPORTED SCHOLARSHIPS AND GRANTS; AND BY ADDING SECTION 41-1-35 SO AS TO PROVIDE PEOPLE WHO HAVE A LAWFUL PRESENCE IN THIS STATE AND ARE NOT PRECLUDED FROM ESTABLISHING RESIDENCY UNDER FEDERAL IMMIGRATION LAW MAY ESTABLISH RESIDENCY AND BE ELIGIBLE FOR OCCUPATIONAL OR PROFESSIONAL LICENSURE UNDER THE PROVISIONS OF THIS CHAPTER, PROVIDED OTHER LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS ARE MET.
 Current Status: 1/24/2019 - Referred to Committee Senate Education
 
SB455TEMPORARY PROFESSIONAL LICENSE (ALEXANDER T) AN ACT TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, SO AS TO ENACT THE "ARMED SERVICES MEMBERS AND SPOUSES PROFESSIONAL AND OCCUPATIONAL LICENSING ACT" BY ADDING SECTION 27-1-170 SO AS TO PROVIDE CONDITIONS UNDER WHICH ACTIVE DUTY UNITED STATES ARMED FORCES MEMBERS' SPOUSES WHO ARE CREDENTIALED IN PROFESSIONS OR OCCUPATIONS IN OTHER JURISDICTIONS AND SUBSEQUENTLY RELOCATE TO THIS STATE UNDER OFFICIAL MILITARY ORDERS MAY CONTINUE TO WORK IN SUCH PROFESSIONS OR OCCUPATIONS IN THIS STATE, AND TO PROVIDE RELATED REQUIREMENTS AND PROCEDURES FOR IMPLEMENTING THESE PROVISIONS, AMONG OTHER THINGS; TO AMEND SECTION 40-1-630, RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF TEMPORARY PROFESSIONAL AND OCCUPATIONAL LICENSES BY STATE REGULATORY BOARDS, SO AS TO MAKE THE ISSUANCE OF SUCH TEMPORARY LICENSES MANDATORY IN CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES; TO AMEND SECTION 40-1-640, RELATING TO THE DISCRETIONARY ACCEPTANCE OF MILITARY EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND EXPERIENCE TO SATISFY PROFESSIONAL AND OCCUPATIONAL LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS OF CERTAIN STATE REGULATORY BOARDS, SO AS TO MANDATE THE ACCEPTANCE OF SUCH EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND EXPERIENCE IN CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES; AND TO AMEND SECTION 40-33-20, AS AMENDED, AND SECTION 40-33-34, AS AMENDED, BOTH RELATING TO CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS FOR CERTIFIED REGISTERED NURSE ANESTHETISTS, SO AS TO REVISE ACADEMIC REQUIREMENTS FOR SUCH CERTIFICATION. - ratified title
 Current Status: 5/26/2020 - Act No No. 139
 
SB530PROCUREMENT CODE (LEATHERMAN, SR. H) AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 11-35-20, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE PURPOSE AND POLICIES OF THE CONSOLIDATED PROCUREMENT CODE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE CODE MUST BE CONSTRUED AND APPLIED TO PROMOTE THE UNDERLYING PURPOSES AND POLICIES; BY ADDING SECTION 11-35-27 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT NO PART OF THE CHAPTER MAY BE CONSIDERED IMPLIEDLY REPEALED BY SUBSEQUENT LEGISLATION; TO AMEND SECTION 11-35-40, RELATING TO THE APPLICATION OF THE PROCUREMENT CODE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT CERTAIN FAILURES TO COMPLY ARE NOT SUBJECT TO REVIEW UNDER ARTICLE 17; TO AMEND SECTION 11-35-70, RELATING TO SCHOOL DISTRICTS SUBJECT TO THE PROCUREMENT CODE, SO AS TO CHANGE THE REFERENCE TO THE OFFICE OF GENERAL SERVICES TO THE DIVISION OF PROCUREMENT SERVICES; TO AMEND SECTION 11-35-210, RELATING TO CERTAIN DETERMINATIONS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT ALL FINDINGS, DETERMINATIONS, DECISIONS, POLICIES, AND PROCEDURES ALLOWED BY THIS CHAPTER ARE EXEMPT FROM CERTAIN REQUIREMENTS; TO AMEND SECTION 11-35-310, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS, SO AS TO AMEND CERTAIN DEFINITIONS AND ADD DEFINITIONS OF "BUSINESS DAY", "PERSON", AND "PUBLIC FUNDS"; TO AMEND SECTION 11-35-410, RELATING TO PUBLIC ACCESS TO PROCUREMENT INFORMATION, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A GOVERNMENTAL BODY MAY KEEP PORTIONS OF A SOLICITATION CONFIDENTIAL AND PROVIDE FOR CERTAIN WRITTEN DISCLOSURES; TO AMEND SECTION 11-35-510, RELATING TO THE CENTRALIZATION OF MATERIALS MANAGEMENT AUTHORITY, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE VESTING AUTHORITY IS ALSO SUBJECT TO SECTION 11-35-1560; TO AMEND SECTION 11-35-530, RELATING TO ADVISORY COMMITTEES, SO AS TO REMOVE CERTAIN REQUIREMENTS OF THE BOARD WORKING IN ACCORDANCE WITH REGULATIONS OF THE BOARD; TO AMEND SECTION 11-35-540, RELATING TO THE AUTHORITY AND DUTIES OF THE BOARD, SO AS TO REMOVE CERTAIN REQUIREMENTS OF THE CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER IN RELATION TO A DESIGNATED BOARD OFFICE; TO AMEND SECTION 11-35-710, RELATING TO CERTAIN EXEMPTIONS, SO AS TO REQUIRE THE STATE FISCAL ACCOUNTABILITY AUTHORITY TO MAINTAIN AND POST PUBLICLY A RUNNING LIST OF ALL CURRENTLY EFFECTIVE ACTIONS TAKEN BY THE BOARD; TO AMEND SECTION 11-35-810, RELATING TO THE CREATION OF THE MATERIALS MANAGEMENT OFFICE, SO AS TO CHANGE THE OFFICE OF GENERAL SERVICES TO THE DIVISION OF PROCUREMENT SERVICES; TO AMEND SECTION 11-35-820, RELATING TO THE CREATION OF THE INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT OFFICE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE OFFICE IS RESPONSIBLE FOR ADMINISTERING ALL PROCUREMENT AND CONTRACTING ACTIVITIES UNDERTAKEN FOR GOVERNMENTAL BODIES INVOLVING INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY; TO AMEND SECTION 11-35-1210, RELATING TO CERTAIN CERTIFICATIONS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT UP TO CERTAIN DOLLAR AMOUNTS AN INDIVIDUAL GOVERNMENTAL BODY MAY MAKE DIRECT PROCUREMENTS NOT UNDER TERM CONTRACTS; TO AMEND SECTION 11-35-1230, RELATING TO AUDITING AND FISCAL REPORTING, SO AS TO REMOVE THE REQUIREMENT THAT THE DIVISION OF BUDGET ANALYSIS WITH THE COMPTROLLER GENERAL SHALL ASSUME RESPONSIBILITY FOR CERTAIN FISCAL REPORTING PROCEDURES; TO AMEND SECTION 11-35-1410, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS, SO AS TO ADD DEFINITIONS FOR "COMMERCIAL PRODUCT" AND "COMMERCIALLY AVAILABLE OFF-THE-SHELF PRODUCT"; TO AMEND SECTION 11-35-1510, RELATING TO THE METHODS OF SOURCE SELECTION, SO AS TO ADD SECTION 11-35-1535 TO THE LIST OF EXCEPTIONS; TO AMEND SECTION 11-35-1520, RELATING TO COMPETITIVE SEALED BIDDING, SO AS TO REMOVE CERTAIN REQUIREMENTS FOR DISCUSSION WITH BIDDERS; TO AMEND SECTION 11-35-1525, RELATING TO COMPETITIVE FIXED PRICE BIDDING, SO AS TO REMOVE CERTAIN PROVISIONS FOR DISCUSSION WITH RESPONSIVE BIDDERS AND REMEDIES; TO AMEND SECTION 11-35-1528, RELATING TO COMPETITIVE BEST VALUE BIDDING, SO AS TO REMOVE CERTAIN PROVISIONS FOR DISCUSSION WITH RESPONSIVE BIDDERS; TO AMEND SECTION 11-35-1529, RELATING TO COMPETITIVE ONLINE BIDDING, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR PUBLIC NOTICE; TO AMEND SECTION 11-35-1530, RELATING TO COMPETITIVE SEALED PROPOSALS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT OFFERORS MUST BE ACCORDED FAIR AND EQUAL TREATMENT WITH RESPECT TO ANY OPPORTUNITY FOR DISCUSSIONS; BY ADDING SECTION 11-35-1535 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR COMPETITIVE NEGOTIATIONS AND TO PROVIDE CERTAIN REQUIREMENTS; TO AMEND SECTION 11-35-1540, RELATING TO NEGOTIATIONS AFTER AN UNSUCCESSFUL COMPETITIVE SEALED BIDDING, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE PROCUREMENT OFFICER, NOT THE PROCURING AGENCY, SHALL CONSIDER IF A BID IS UNREASONABLE; TO AMEND SECTION 11-35-1550, RELATING TO CERTAIN SMALL PURCHASE PROCEDURES, SO AS TO AMEND CERTAIN DOLLAR AMOUNT CAPS; TO AMEND SECTION 11-35-1560, RELATING TO SOLE SOURCE PROCUREMENT, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR ADEQUATE PUBLIC NOTICE; TO AMEND SECTION 11-35-1570, RELATING TO EMERGENCY PROCUREMENTS, SO AS TO PROVIDE CERTAIN NOTICE OF THE AWARD; BY ADDING SECTION 11-35-1610 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A CHANGE OR MODIFICATION IN A CONTRACT MAY NOT ALTER A CONTRACT IN A MANNER INCONSISTENT WITH THIS CODE; TO AMEND SECTION 11-35-1810, RELATING TO THE RESPONSIBILITY OF BIDDERS AND OFFERORS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT CERTAIN COMMUNICATION IS PRIVILEGED; TO AMEND SECTION 11-35-1830, RELATING TO COST OR PRICING DATA, SO AS TO ADD COMPETITIVE NEGOTIATIONS PURSUANT TO SECTION 11-35-1535; BY ADDING SECTION 11-35-1840 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE BOARD MAY PROMULGATE CERTAIN REGULATIONS; BY ADDING SECTION 11-35-2015 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A CONTRACT OR AMENDMENT IS NOT EFFECTIVE AGAINST A GOVERNMENTAL BODY UNLESS THE CONTRACT OR AMENDMENT IS IN WRITING AND SIGNED BY A CERTAIN OFFICER; TO AMEND SECTION 11-35-2030, RELATING TO MULTITERM CONTRACTS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT EVERY CONTRACT WITH A POTENTIAL DURATION EXCEEDING SEVEN YEARS MUST BE APPROVED BY THE BOARD; BY ADDING SECTION 11-35-2040 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT CERTAIN LAWS ARE INAPPLICABLE TO CONTRACTS FOR THE PROCUREMENT OF COMMERCIAL PRODUCTS; BY ADDING SECTION 11-35-2050 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT CERTAIN TERMS OR CONDITIONS IN A CONTRACT ARE VOID; TO AMEND SECTION 11-35-2410, RELATING TO THE FINALITY OF DETERMINATIONS, SO AS TO ADD CERTAIN SECTIONS; TO AMEND SECTION 11-35-2420, RELATING TO THE REPORTING OF ANTICOMPETITIVE PRACTICES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT CERTAIN COMMUNICATIONS TO THE OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL ARE PRIVILEGED; TO AMEND SECTION 11-35-3010, RELATING TO THE CHOICE OF PROJECT DELIVERY METHODS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE USE OF CERTAIN PROJECT DELIVERY METHODS MUST BE APPROVED BY THE BOARD; TO AMEND SECTION 11-35-3015, RELATING TO THE SOURCE SELECTION METHODS ASSIGNED TO PROJECT DELIVERY METHODS, SO AS TO ADD REFERENCES TO SECTION 11-35-1530 AND SECTION 11-35-1535; TO AMEND SECTION 11-35-3020, RELATING TO ADDITIONAL BIDDING PROCEDURES FOR CONSTRUCTION PROCUREMENT, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT ADEQUATE NOTICE MUST BE GIVEN; TO AMEND SECTION 11-35-3023, RELATING TO PREQUALIFICATION ON STATE CONSTRUCTION, SO AS TO REMOVE CERTAIN REQUIREMENTS FOR A REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS; TO AMEND SECTION 11-35-3024, RELATING TO ADDITIONAL PROCEDURES APPLICABLE TO PROCUREMENT OF CERTAIN PROJECT DELIVERY METHODS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT CERTAIN PROVISIONS DO NOT APPLY IF COMPETITIVE NEGOTIATIONS ARE CONDUCTED; TO AMEND SECTION 11-35-3030, RELATING TO BOND AND SECURITY, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT CERTAIN SOLICITATIONS MAY PROVIDE FOR CERTAIN BOND AND SECURITY REQUIREMENTS; TO AMEND SECTION 11-35-3040, RELATING TO CONTRACT CLAUSES AND THEIR ADMINISTRATION, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT CERTAIN CONTRACTS MAY INCLUDE CLAUSES PROVIDING FOR THE UNILATERAL RIGHT OF A GOVERNMENTAL BODY TO ORDER IN WRITING CERTAIN CHANGES WITHIN THE GENERAL SCOPE OF THE CONTRACT; TO AMEND SECTION 11-35-3070, RELATING TO THE APPROVAL OF CERTAIN CHANGES WHICH DO NOT ALTER SCOPE OR INTENT OR EXCEED APPROVED BUDGET, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A GOVERNMENTAL BODY MAY APPROVE CERTAIN AMENDMENTS CONSISTENT WITH ANY APPLICABLE REGULATION OF THE BOARD; TO AMEND SECTION 11-35-3220, RELATING TO QUALIFICATIONS-BASED SELECTION PROCEDURES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT ADEQUATE NOTICE OF THE INVITATION MUST BE GIVEN; TO AMEND SECTION 11-35-3230, RELATING TO THE EXCEPTION FOR SMALL ARCHITECT-ENGINEER AND LAND SURVEYING SERVICES CONTRAC
 Current Status: 5/13/2019 - Act No 41
 
SB591CONTRIBUTION AMONG TORTFEASORS ACT (MASSEY A) A BILL TO AMEND SECTIONS 15-38-15, 15-38-20(A), 15-38-40(B), AND 15-38-50 OF THE 1976 CODE, ALL RELATING TO THE CONTRIBUTION AMONG TORTFEASORS ACT, TO INCLUDE PERSONS OR ENTITIES FOR THE PURPOSES OF ALLOCATION OF FAULT, AND TO MAKE CONFORMING CHANGES.
 Current Status: 3/5/2019 - Referred to Committee Senate Judiciary
 
SB689PROFESSIONAL BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS (CLIMER W) A BILL TO AMEND ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 1, TITLE 40 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO BOARD REGULATION OF PROFESSIONS AND OCCUPATIONS, BY ADDING SECTION 40-1-75 AND SECTION 40-1-77, TO PROVIDE THAT PROFESSIONAL BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS MAY NOT SOLELY DENY A LICENSE APPLICATION BASED UPON AN APPLICANT'S PRIOR CRIMINAL CONVICTION UNLESS THE CONVICTION IS FOR A CRIME THAT DIRECTLY RELATES TO THE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES FOR THE SPECIFIC OCCUPATION OR PROFESSIONAL LICENSE BEING SOUGHT, TO PROVIDE THAT BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS MUST IDENTIFY CRIMES THAT WOULD LEAD TO AN AUTOMATIC DISQUALIFICATION FROM LICENSURE, TO PROVIDE THAT AN APPLICANT MAY OBTAIN A DETERMINATION FROM THE APPROPRIATE BOARD OR COMMISSION CONCERNING WHETHER HIS PRIOR CRIMINAL CONVICTION IS A DISQUALIFYING CONVICTION, TO PROVIDE NOTICE TO APPLICANTS WHO SEEK SUCH A DETERMINATION, TO PROVIDE FOR LICENSURE BY BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS FOR APPLICANTS WHO COMPLETE CERTAIN APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAMS, AND TO DEFINE NECESSARY TERMS.
 Current Status: 3/12/2020 - STATEWIDE SECOND READING BILLS (Contested by Senator Campsen)
 
SB690SOUTH CAROLINA GEOLOGICAL SURVEY UNIT (CAMPSEN, III G) A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 48-22-40 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO THE DUTIES OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA GEOLOGICAL SURVEY UNIT OF THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES, TO AUTHORIZE THE DIVISION TO CONDUCT TOPOGRAPHIC MAPPING USING LIGHT DETECTION AND RANGING (LiDAR) DATA COLLECTIONS TO ENSURE COMPLIANCE WITH CERTAIN FEDERAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY STANDARDS, TO REQUIRE THE DIVISION TO PROVIDE THIS INFORMATION TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES FLOOD MITIGATION PROGRAM, AND TO REQUIRE THAT THE TOPOGRAPHIC MAPS BE MADE AVAILABLE TO THE PUBLIC ON THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES' WEBSITE.
 Current Status: 3/10/2020 - Read third time and sent to House
 
SB833DEFINITION OF "SUBDIVISION (LOFTIS D) A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 6-29-1110, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS APPLICABLE TO LOCAL PLANNING, SO AS TO PROVIDE A DEFINITION FOR THE TERM "PLAT", TO REVISE THE DEFINITION OF "SUBDIVISION", AND TO PROVIDE THAT LAND SURVEYS, WHICH MEET THE EXISTING STATE SURVEYING STANDARDS, MUST BE FILED DIRECTLY WITH THE REGISTER OF DEEDS, REGISTER OF MESNE CONVEYANCES, CLERK OF COURT, OR OTHER OFFICES HOUSING SUCH DOCUMENTS AND ARE EXEMPT FROM ANY REVIEW, COMMENT, OR BEING APPROVED OR DENIED BY ANY POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONS OF THIS STATE INCLUDING ANY COUNTY OR MUNICIPAL GOVERNMENT OR ANY OF ITS DEPARTMENTS, DIVISIONS, BOARDS, OR COMMISSIONS.
 Current Status: 5/8/2019 - Referred to Committee Senate Judiciary
 
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