South Carolina Bills

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Bill Title Introduced Latest Action↓
H 3554 (2023-2024 Regular Session)
A Bill To Amend The South Carolina Code Of Laws By Amending Section 63-9-520, Relating To Adoption Investigations And Reports, So As To Give The Court The Discretion To Waive The Requirement For Certain Preplacement Reports And Any Postplacement Investigation And Report; And By Amending Section 63-9-510, Relating To Temporary Placement And Custody Of Adoptees, So As To Make Conforming Changes.
Dec 15 2022 Member(S) Request Name Added As Sponsor: Landing
Feb 01 2023
H 3849 (2023-2024 Regular Session)
A House Resolution To Express The Profound Sorrow Of The Members Of The South Carolina House Of Representatives Upon The Passing Of Willie Jennings Of Orangeburg County And To Extend Their Deepest Sympathy To His Loving Family And His Many Friends.
Feb 01 2023 Introduced And Adopted
Feb 01 2023
H 3555 (2023-2024 Regular Session)
A Bill To Amend The South Carolina Code Of Laws By Amending Section 63-7-1700, Relating To Permanency Planning, So As To Make Certain Changes To Promote Timely Permanence For Children In The Custody Of The Department Of Social Services; By Amending Sections 63-7-1710, 63-7-2530, And 63-7-1660, Relating To Termination Of Parental Rights And Removal Actions, So As To Make Conforming Changes; And By Amending Section 63-9-710, Relating To Petitions For Adoption, So As To Address The Filing Of Adoption Petitions For Children In The Custody Of The Department Of Social Services.
Dec 15 2022 Member(S) Request Name Added As Sponsor: Landing
Feb 01 2023
H 3820 (2023-2024 Regular Session)
A Concurrent Resolution To Express The Gratitude Of The Citizens Of South Carolina For The Committed Labors Of Our Water Professionals, Who Serve As Guardians Of Our Water, And To Declare Monday, March 6, 2023, As "Water Professionals Day" In South Carolina.
Jan 26 2023 Referred To Committee On Agriculture And Natural Resources
Feb 01 2023
H 3774 (2023-2024 Regular Session)
A Bill To Amend The South Carolina Code Of Laws By Enacting The "Human Life Protection Act"; By Adding Article 7 To Chapter 41, Title 44 So As To Ban Abortions In This State, To Provide For Exceptions To The Ban On Abortions, To Protect The Use Of Contraceptives And Alternative Reproductive Technologies, To Provide Penalties, To Provide A Civil Cause Of Action For Failure To Comply With The Requirements Of This Article, To Provide That A Woman Cannot Be Prosecuted For Having An Abortion, To Provide That Physicians Or Other Licensed Professionals Shall Lose Their License For Violations Of This Article, And To Provide That A Woman'S Name May Remain Anonymous In Proceedings Initiated Pursuant To This Article; By Adding Section 44-41-90 So As To Provide That The State Health Insurance Program May Not Pay For Abortions, To Prohibit State Funds From Being Used For The Purchase Of Fetal Tissue Or Fetal Remains Obtained From An Abortion, And To Defund Planned Parenthood; By Adding Section 63-17-325 So As To Require A Biological Father To Pay Child Support Beginning At Conception; By Adding Section 38-71-146 So As To Require All Individual And Group Health Insurance And Hmo Policies To Cover Contraceptives; By Requiring The South Carolina Public Employee Benefit Authority To Cover Prescribed Contraceptives For Dependents; By Amending Section 44-41-710, Relating To Construction And Application Of This Article, So As To Remove Language Related To Implicit Repeal; By Amending Section 44-41-480, Relating To Construction Against Implicit Repeal Of Existing Law, So As To Remove Language Related To Implicit Repeal; By Repealing Section 44-41-20 Relating To Legal Abortions; By Amending Section 44-41-70, Relating To Promulgation Of Rules And Regulations For Certification Of Hospitals And Other Facilities, So As To Delete A Reference To Section 44-41-20; And By Providing An Unconditional Right To Intervene In Challenges To This Act By The President Of The Senate And The Speaker Of The House Of Representatives.
Jan 24 2023 Member(S) Request Name Added As Sponsor: Chapman
Feb 01 2023
H 3851 (2023-2024 Regular Session)
A House Resolution To Recognize And Honor Siqi Fang, A Student At Hanahan Middle School, And To Congratulate Her Amazing Academic Ability That Enabled Her To Win The 2023 Berkeley County School District Spelling Bee.
Feb 01 2023 Introduced And Adopted
Feb 01 2023
H 3698 (2023-2024 Regular Session)
A Bill To Amend The South Carolina Code Of Laws By Amending Section 59-63-100, Relating To Home School Student Participation In Public School District Interscholastic Activities, So As To Remove The Requirement That Such Students Be Home Schooled For One Full Academic Year Before Participating In Such Activities.
Jan 12 2023 Member(S) Request Name Added As Sponsor: Vaughan, Trantham
Feb 01 2023
H 3558 (2023-2024 Regular Session)
A Bill To Amend The South Carolina Code Of Laws By Adding Sections 63-7-693 And 63-7-696 So As To Require Parties To Execute A Safety Plan Before The Department Of Social Services May Place A Child Outside The Home Without Taking Legal Custody, To Establish Limitations On The Use Of A Safety Plan For Child Protection, And For Other Purposes; By Amending Section 63-7-650, Relating To The Placement Of A Child Outside The Home Instead Of Entering State Custody, So As To Change Certain Requirements Relating To Assessing The Safety And Appropriateness Of An Out-Of-Home Placement; By Amending Section 63-7-690, Relating To The Allowable Timeframe To Make An Interim Out-Of-Home Placement Of A Child , So As To Change The Timeframe; And By Amending Section 63-7-730, Relating To Expedited Placement Of Child With Relative At The Probable Cause Hearing, So As To Make Conforming Changes.
Dec 15 2022 Member(S) Request Name Added As Sponsor: Landing
Feb 01 2023
H 3553 (2023-2024 Regular Session)
A Bill To Amend The South Carolina Code Of Laws By Amending Section 63-9-750, Relating To Final Adoption Hearings, So As To Eliminate The Mandatory Ninety Day Waiting Period To Finalize An Adoption.
Dec 15 2022 Member(S) Request Name Added As Sponsor: Landing
Feb 01 2023
H 3850 (2023-2024 Regular Session)
A House Resolution To Recognize And Honor Rohan Atulkumar Patel Who Immigrated To The United States From His Native India And To Congratulate Him On Becoming A Legal Citizen Of The United States Of America.
Feb 01 2023 Introduced And Adopted
Feb 01 2023
H 3853 (2023-2024 Regular Session)
A Resolution To Recognize And Honor The Sisters Of The Iota Chi Chapter Of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., At The University Of South Carolina, To Congratulate Them Upon The Chapter'S Golden Anniversary Of Public Service, And To Declare February 17, 2023 Iota Chi Day In South Carolina.
Feb 01 2023 Introduced And Adopted
Feb 01 2023
H 3557 (2023-2024 Regular Session)
A Bill To Amend The South Carolina Code Of Laws By Amending Section 63-7-20, Relating To Children'S Code Definitional Terms, So As To Add And Change Definitions Concerning Child Abandonment; By Amending Section 63-9-310, Relating To Persons Whose Consent To Adoption Is Required, So As To Clarify That The Department Of Social Services' Consent Is Required For Abandoned Children; And By Amending Section 63-9-320, Relating To Persons Whose Consent To Adoption Is Not Required, So As To Include The Parent Of An Abandoned Child.
Dec 15 2022 Member(S) Request Name Added As Sponsor: Landing
Feb 01 2023
H 3757 (2023-2024 Regular Session)
A Resolution To Recognize And Honor Celebrated Performer Dave Chappelle And To Extend To Him A Palmetto State Welcome As He Appears At The North Charleston Coliseum On January 27, 2023.
Jan 24 2023 Scrivener's Error Corrected
Jan 31 2023
H 3838 (2023-2024 Regular Session)
A Resolution To Recognize And Honor The Members Of The Empowerher Chapter Of The American Business Women'S Association In Orangeburg And To Welcome Them To The State House For The First Annual "American Business Woman'S Association Day" At The State House On March 16, 2023.
Jan 31 2023 Introduced And Adopted
Jan 31 2023
H 3837 (2023-2024 Regular Session)
A House Resolution To Recognize And Honor Tony Taylor, Chief Of The Williston Police Department, Upon The Occasion Of His Retirement After More Than Three And A Half Decades Of Exemplary Service, And To Wish Him A Happy Sixtieth Birthday.
Jan 31 2023 Introduced And Adopted
Jan 31 2023
H 3848 (2023-2024 Regular Session)
A House Resolution To Designate February 1, 2023, As "Blue Star Mother'S Day" In The State Of South Carolina And To Commend The Blue Star Mothers Of America, Inc., For Their Dedicated Labors In Supporting Our Armed Forces As These Courageous Men And Women Provide For The Defense Of The United States.
Jan 31 2023 Introduced And Adopted
Jan 31 2023
H 3594 (2023-2024 Regular Session)
A Bill To Amend The South Carolina Code Of Laws By Enacting The "South Carolina Constitutional Carry/Second Amendment Preservation Act Of 2023" By Amending Section 10-11-320, Relating To Carrying Or Discharging Firearms And Exceptions For Concealable Weapons Permit Holders, So As To Delete A Provision That Makes This Section Inapplicable To Persons That Possess Concealable Weapons Permits And To Provide This Section Does Not Apply To Persons Who Possess Firearms; By Amending Section 16-23-20, Relating To Unlawful Carrying Of Handguns, So As To Revise The Places Where And Circumstances Upon Which Handguns May Be Carried, And Persons Who May Carry Handguns; By Amending Section 16-23-50, Relating To Certain Penalties, Disposition Of Fines, And Forfeiture And Disposition Of Handguns, So As To Provide Exceptions To The Unlawful Carrying Of Handguns; By Amending Section 16-23-55, Relating To Procedures For Returning Found Handguns, So As To Delete The Provision Relating To Filing Applications To Obtain Found Handguns, And Provide Circumstances That Allow Law Enforcement Agencies To Maintain Possession Or Dispose Of Found Handguns; By Amending Section 16-23-420, Relating To Possession Of Firearms On School Property, So As To Delete The Provision That Exempts Persons Who Possess Concealed Weapon Permits From This Provision, And Delete The Term "Weapon" And Replace It With The Term "Firearm"; By Amending Section 16-23-430, Relating To Carrying Weapons On School Property, So As To Delete The Provision That Exempts Persons Who Possess Concealed Weapon Permits From This Provision; By Amending Section 16-23-465, Relating To The Additional Penalties For Unlawfully Carrying Pistols Or Firearms Onto Premises Of Businesses Selling Alcoholic Liquor, Beer, Or Wine For On-Premises Consumption, So As To Provide This Provision Does Not Apply To Certain Offenses That Prohibit Persons From Carrying Certain Deadly Weapons, To Provide This Provision Applies To Persons Who Knowingly Carry Certain Firearms, To Delete The Provision That Exempts Persons Who Possess Concealed Weapon Permits From The Provisions Of This Section, And To Provide Persons Lawfully Carrying Firearms Who Do Not Consume Alcoholic Beverages Are Exempt From The Provisions Of This Section; By Amending Section 23-31-215, Relating To The Issuance Of Concealed Weapon Permits, So As To Delete The Provisions Requiring Permit Holders To Carry Permits While Carrying Weapons And Identifying Themselves As Permit Holders To Law Enforcement Officers, To Revise The Requirements To Report The Losses Of Permits To Sled, To Revise The Premises Upon Which Permit Holders Must Not Carry Weapons, To Provide Additional Penalties For Certain Violations, To Revise The Provision That Provides Exemptions To Carrying Permits, And To Delete The Provision Relating To Penalties For Carrying Expired Permits; By Amending Section 23-31-220, Relating To The Right To Allow Or Permit Concealed Weapons Upon Premises And The Posting Of Signs Prohibiting The Carrying Of Weapons, So As To Make Technical Changes, That Persons Must Knowingly Violate The Provisions Of This Section To Be Charged With A Violation, And To Provide This Section Does Not Limit Persons From Carrying Certain Weapons In State Parks; By Amending Section 23-31-232, Relating To Carrying Concealable Weapons On Premises Of Certain Schools Leased By Churches, So As To Provide Appropriate Church Officials Or Governing Bodies May Allow Any Person To Carry A Concealable Weapon On The Leased Premises; By Amending Section 23-31-235, Relating To Concealable Weapon Sign Requirements, So As To Provide The Signs Must Be Posted At Locations Where The Carrying Of Concealable Weapons Are Prohibited; By Amending Section 23-31-600, Relating To Retired Personnel, Identification Cards, And Qualifications For Carrying Concealed Weapons, So As To Make A Technical Change; By Repealing Sections 16-23-460, 23-31-225, And 23-31-230, Relating To The Carrying Of Weapons By Individuals On Their Person, Into Residences Or Dwellings, Or Between A Motor Vehicle And A Rented Accommodation; And By Amending Section 16-23-500, Relating To Unlawful Possession Of Firearms By Persons Convicted Of Violent Offenses, The Confiscation Of Certain Weapons, And The Return Of Firearms To Innocent Owners, So As To Revise The List Of Crimes Subject To This Provision And The Penalties Associated With Violations, And To Define The Term "Crime Punishable By A Maximum Term Of Imprisonment Of More Than One Year".
Dec 15 2022 Member(S) Request Name Added As Sponsor: Gibson
Jan 31 2023
H 3473 (2023-2024 Regular Session)
A Bill To Amend The South Carolina Code Of Laws By Amending Sections 7-9-80 And 7-9-100, Relating To The County And State Conventions Of A Political Party, Respectively, So As To Change The Formula For Determining How Many Delegates Each County May Elect To The State Convention; By Amending Section 7-11-15, Relating To Qualifications To Run As A Candidate In General Elections; So As To Shorten The Candidate Filing Period, To Require All Candidates From Each Political Party In This State To Pay A Filing Fee, And To Authorize Political Parties To Charge A Certification Fee To All Candidates; By Amending Section 7-11-210, Relating To The Filing Of Party Pledges By Candidates, So As To Change The Date By Which A Party Pledge Must Be Filed; By Amending Section 7-17-560, Relating To The Authority Of The State Executive Committee Of A Political Party To Hear Certain Primary Protests And Contests, So As To Require The State Executive Committee To Also Hear Protests And Contests In The Case Of County Officers, Less Than County Officers, And Municipal Officers, To Authorize The State Executive Committee To Adopt A Resolution To Require The Filing Of Any Protest Or Contest To Be Accompanied By A Bond With Surety, And To Provide For Appeals From Decisions By The State Executive Committee; By Amending Section 7-17-570, Relating To Hearings Of Primary Protests And Contests, So As To Extend The Time In Which The State Executive Committee Must Conduct Such Hearings; And By Amending Section 5-15-80, Relating To Municipal Primary Protests And Contests, So As To Provide That Such Protests And Contests Are To Be Filed, Heard, And Decided In The Manner Provided In Sections 7-17-560 And 7-17-570; And By Repealing Sections 7-17-520, 7-17-530, 7-17-540, 7-17-550, 7-17-580, And 7-17-590 All Relating To Primary Protests And Contests For Certain Offices.
Dec 08 2022 Member(S) Request Name Added As Sponsor: Mitchell, Yow
Jan 31 2023
H 3682 (2023-2024 Regular Session)
A Bill To Amend The South Carolina Code Of Laws By Amending Section 47-1-140, Relating To The Care Of Animals After The Arrest Of The Owner, So As To Remove Provisions Regarding A Lien On The Seized Animal; By Amending Section 47-1-145, Relating To Custody And Care Of Animals After The Arrest Of The Owner, So As To Outline Hearing Procedures For Ordering The Cost Of Care Of The Seized Animals; And By Amending Section 47-1-170, Relating To Penalties For Animal Cruelty, So As To Make Conforming Changes.
Jan 12 2023 Member(S) Request Name Added As Sponsor: Hewitt, Bauer
Jan 31 2023
H 3836 (2023-2024 Regular Session)
A Resolution To Recognize And Honor The Staff, Volunteers, Children, And Family Of Connie Maxwell Children'S Ministries, Upon The Occasion Of Their One Hundred Thirtieth Anniversary, And To Congratulate Them For Serving The Needs Of Children And Their Families With Christ-Centered Support.
Jan 31 2023 Introduced And Adopted
Jan 31 2023

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