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Open States

  1. Introduced Feb 11, 2015
  2. Passed House Mar 25, 2015
  3. Passed Senate May 27, 2015
  4. Signed into Law Jun 4, 2015

H 3583

South Carolina House Bill

AN ACT TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 23 TO CHAPTER 35, TITLE 11 SO AS TO PROHIBIT THE STATE OR A POLITICAL SUBDIVISION OF THE STATE FROM ACCEPTING A PROPOSAL FROM OR PROCURING GOODS OR SERVICES FROM A BUSINESS WHICH ENGAGES IN THE BOYCOTT OF A PERSON OR AN ENTITY BASED ON RACE, COLOR, RELIGION, GENDER, OR NATIONAL ORIGIN; TO AMEND SECTION 11-57-320, RELATING TO THE EXCEPTION TO CONTRACT PROHIBITION ON A CASE-BY-CASE BASIS, SO AS TO REMOVE THE CASE-BY-CASE BASIS REQUIREMENT, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THIS SECTION APPLIES TO INVESTMENT ACTIVITIES MADE BEFORE JANUARY 1, 2015; TO AMEND SECTION 11-57-330, RELATING TO THE CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENT TO CONTRACT WITH THE STATE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE REQUIREMENT DOES NOT APPLY TO CONTRACTS BETWEEN PUBLIC PROCUREMENT UNITS, NOR CONTRACTS BETWEEN PUBLIC PROCUREMENT UNITS AND EXTERNAL PROCUREMENT ACTIVITIES; TO AMEND SECTION 11-57-510, RELATING TO THE CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENT IN THE BIDDING PROCESS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE REQUIREMENT DOES NOT APPLY TO CONTRACTS BETWEEN PUBLIC PROCUREMENT UNITS, NOR CONTRACTS BETWEEN PUBLIC PROCUREMENT UNITS AND EXTERNAL PROCUREMENT ACTIVITIES; BY ADDING SECTION 11-57-50 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH A PROVISION OF THIS CHAPTER IS NOT GROUNDS FOR CERTAIN PROTESTS; AND TO AMEND SECTION 11-57-40, RELATING TO CERTAIN CONTRACTS AND PROCUREMENTS TO WHICH THE IRAN DIVESTMENT ACT DOES NOT APPLY, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IT DOES NOT APPLY TO A PROCUREMENT OR CONTRACT VALUED AT TEN THOUSAND DOLLARS OR LESS. - ratified title
Session:
2015-2016 Regular Session
Sponsors (75):

Votes

Actions

Date Chamber  
Jun 12, 2015 Other Act No. 63
Jun 11, 2015 Other Effective date See Act for Effective Date
Jun 4, 2015 Other Signed By Governor
Jun 3, 2015 Other Ratified R 96
Jun 2, 2015 House Roll call Yeas-97 Nays-1
Jun 2, 2015 House Concurred in Senate amendment and enrolled
May 27, 2015 Senate Read third time and returned to House with amendments
May 27, 2015 Other Scrivener's error corrected
May 26, 2015 Senate Roll call Ayes-44 Nays-0
May 26, 2015 Senate Read second time
May 26, 2015 Senate Committee Amendment Adopted
May 21, 2015 Other Scrivener's error corrected
May 20, 2015 Senate Committee report: Favorable with amendment Finance
Mar 25, 2015 Senate Referred to Committee on Finance
Mar 25, 2015 Senate Introduced and read first time
Mar 25, 2015 House Roll call Yeas-85 Nays-0
Mar 25, 2015 House Read third time and sent to Senate
Mar 24, 2015 House Roll call Yeas-95 Nays-9
Mar 24, 2015 House Read second time
Mar 24, 2015 House Amended - Related Vote
Mar 19, 2015 Other Scrivener's error corrected
Mar 19, 2015 House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Hill
Mar 18, 2015 House Committee report: Favorable with amendment Judiciary
Mar 18, 2015 House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Forrester
Mar 3, 2015 House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Newton
Feb 11, 2015 House Referred to Committee on Judiciary
Feb 11, 2015 House Introduced and read first time

Bill Text

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