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S 399 (2021-2022 Regular Session)
A Bill To Amend The Code Of Laws Of South Carolina, 1976, To Enact The "South Carolina Stands For Life Act" By Adding Article 6 To Chapter 41, Title 44 So As To Require Testing For A Detectable Fetal Heartbeat Before An Abortion Is Performed On A Pregnant Women And To Prohibit The Performance Of An Abortion When A Fetal Heartbeat Is Detected, Both With Medical Emergency Exceptions, To Define Certain Terms, To Require Certain Documentation And Recordkeeping By Physicians Performing Abortions, To Create A Civil Action For A Pregnant Woman Upon Whom An Abortion Is Performed, To Create Criminal Penalties, And For Other Purposes; To Amend Section 44-41-460, Relating To Required Reporting Of Abortion Data To The Department Of Health And Environmental Control, So As To Add Reporting Of Fetal Heartbeat Testing And Patient Medical Condition Data; To Amend Section 44-41-330, Relating To A Pregnant Woman'S Right To Know Certain Pregnancy Information, So As To Require Notification Of The Detection Of A Fetal Heartbeat; By Adding Article 8 To Chapter 41, Title 44 So As To Prohibit Dismemberment Abortions, With Exceptions, To Define Certain Terms, To Provide For Injunctive Relief And Civil And Criminal Penalties, And For Other Purposes; By Adding Article 10 To Chapter 41, Title 44 So As To Establish Certain Notice Requirements Addressing The Possibility Of Reversing The Effects Of Certain Chemical Abortions Applicable To Private Offices And Facilities In Which Abortions Are Performed And To Physicians Of Patients Considering A Chemical Abortion, To Define Certain Terms, To Require The Department Of Health And Environmental Control To Publish Printed Materials About The Possibility Of Reversing Certain Chemical Abortions And To Make The Information Available On The Department'S Website, To Establish Certain Requirements Applicable To Physicians Who Prescribe A Chemical Abortion Pill; To Create Civil And Criminal Penalties For Violation Of The Provisions Of The Article, To Create A Private Right Of Action For A Woman Upon Whom A Chemical Abortion Is Performed In Violation Of The Provisions Of The Article, With Exceptions, And For Other Purposes; And By Adding Section 44-41-95 So As To Provide That If Roe V. Wade Is Overturned, Abortion Shall Become Illegal In South Carolina, And For Other Purposes.
Dec 09 2020 Referred To Committee On Medical Affairs
Jan 12 2021
S 400 (2021-2022 Regular Session)
A Bill To Amend The Code Of Laws Of South Carolina, 1976, By Adding Section 12-6-525 So As To Allow Married Taxpayers That File A Joint Federal Return To Calculate Their Amount Of South Carolina Income Tax Owed For The Tax Year As Though Each Taxpayer Filed A Return As A Single Taxpayer If The Taxpayers' Cumulative Tax Owed Would Be Less Than The Amount They Would Owe Had They Filed A Joint Return.
Dec 09 2020 Referred To Committee On Finance
Jan 12 2021
S 417 (2021-2022 Regular Session)
A Senate Resolution To Recognize And Commend The Honorable Bart S. Mcguire, Former Chief Magistrate Of Greenwood County Magistrate Court, Upon The Occasion Of His Retirement From The Bench And To Wish Him Continued Success And Happiness In All His Future Endeavors.
Jan 12 2021 Introduced And Adopted
Jan 12 2021
S 133 (2021-2022 Regular Session)
A Joint Resolution To Make Application To The Congress Of The United States To Call A Convention For Proposing Amendments Pursuant To Article V Of The United States Constitution Limited To Proposing Amendments That Impose Fiscal Restraints On The Federal Government, Limit The Power And Jurisdiction Of The Federal Government, And Limit The Terms Of Office For Its Officials And For Members Of Congress; To Provide Certain Reservations, Understandings, And Declarations Limiting The Application; And To Provide Certain Selection Criteria For Delegates To A Convention Of The States As Well As Limitations Upon Their Authority.
Dec 09 2020 Referred To Committee On Judiciary
Jan 12 2021
S 523 (2021-2022 Regular Session)
A Senate Resolution To Express The Profound Sorrow Of The Members Of The South Carolina Senate Upon The Passing Of Dr. Milton Kimpson Of Columbia And To Extend The Deepest Sympathy To His Family And Many Friends.
Feb 03 2021 Introduced And Adopted
Feb 03 2021
S 531 (2021-2022 Regular Session)
A Bill To Enact The "Save Women'S Sports Act"; To Amend Article 5, Chapter 1, Title 59 Of The 1976 Code, Relating To Miscellaneous Educational Provisions, By Adding Section 59-1-500, To Provide That Public And Private Middle School-Level And High School-Level Teams And Sports Must Be Designated Based On Biological Sex, To Provide That Teams Or Sports Designated For Females Must Be Restricted To Students Of The Female Sex, To Provide Certain Protections For Public And Private Schools, And To Provide Certain Relief For Violations.
Feb 09 2021 Referred To Committee On Education
Feb 09 2021
S 516 (2021-2022 Regular Session)
A JOINT RESOLUTION TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL TO IDENTIFY CERTIFIED TEACHERS AND SCHOOL SUPPORT STAFF AS MISSION-CRITICAL WORKERS AND INDIVIDUALS WHO ARE ELIGIBLE FOR VACCINATION UNDER PHASE 1a OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA COVID-19 VACCINATION PLAN, TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL TO COORDINATE WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO IMPLEMENT A PLAN THAT WILL OFFER THE OPPORTUNITY TO CERTIFIED TEACHERS AND SCHOOL SUPPORT STAFF TO BE FULLY VACCINATED WITHIN THIRTY DAYS OF THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS JOINT RESOLUTION, TO PROVIDE THAT EVERY SCHOOL DISTRICT MUST OFFER FIVE-DAY, IN-PERSON CLASSROOM INSTRUCTION TO STUDENTS NO LATER THAN TWO WEEKS AFTER CERTIFIED TEACHERS AND SUPPORT STAFF HAVE BEEN OFFERED THE OPPORTUNITY TO BE FULLY VACCINATED, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL MUST ENSURE THAT ALL SOUTH CAROLINA RESIDENTS WHO ARE ELIGIBLE UNDER PHASE 1a OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA COVID-19 VACCINATION PLAN WHO HAVE RECEIVED A FIRST VACCINE DOSE AS OF THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS JOINT RESOLUTION ARE OFFERED THE OPPORTUNITY FOR FULL VACCINATION WITHIN THE APPROPRIATE RECOMMENDED TIME PERIOD.
Feb 03 2021 Scrivener's Error Corrected
Feb 10 2021
S 551 (2021-2022 Regular Session)
A Bill To Amend Article 1, Chapter 5, Title 39 Of The 1976 Code, Relating To Unfair Trade Practices, By Adding Section 39-5-30, To Provide That The Owner Or Operator Of A Social Media Website Must Make Available The Criteria Used To Determine Whether To Disable Or Suspend A User'S Account, To Provide That The Owner Or Operator Of A Social Media Website Must Provide Notice To A User When The User'S Account Is Suspended Or Disabled, To Provide That The Notice Must Explain Why The User'S Account Was Suspended Or Disabled, To Provide For Penalties And Damages, And To Define Necessary Terms.
Feb 16 2021 Referred To Committee On Labor, Commerce And Industry
Feb 16 2021
S 402 (2021-2022 Regular Session)
A Bill To Amend Section 42-1-160 Of The 1976 Code, Relating To Injury And Personal Injury In Workers' Compensation, To Provide That A Limitation On Stress, Mental Injuries, And Mental Illness For Workers' Compensation Does Not Apply To A First Responder Diagnosed With Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, And To Define Necessary Terms.
Dec 09 2020 Referred To Subcommittee: Young (Ch), Sabb, Matthews, Garrett, M.Johnson
Feb 17 2021
S 1 (2021-2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, TO ENACT THE "SOUTH CAROLINA FETAL HEARTBEAT AND PROTECTION FROM ABORTION ACT" BY ADDING ARTICLE 6 TO CHAPTER 41, TITLE 44 SO AS TO REQUIRE TESTING FOR A DETECTABLE FETAL HEARTBEAT BEFORE AN ABORTION IS PERFORMED ON A PREGNANT WOMAN, TO PROHIBIT THE PERFORMANCE OF AN ABORTION IF A FETAL HEARTBEAT IS DETECTED, TO PROVIDE MEDICAL EMERGENCY AND OTHER EXCEPTIONS, TO REQUIRE CERTAIN DOCUMENTATION AND RECORDKEEPING BY PHYSICIANS PERFORMING ABORTIONS, TO REQUIRE PHYSICIANS TO NOTIFY LAW ENFORCEMENT AFTER PERFORMING AN ABORTION IN CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES, TO CREATE A CIVIL ACTION FOR A PREGNANT WOMAN UPON WHOM AN ABORTION IS PERFORMED, TO CREATE CRIMINAL PENALTIES, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES; TO AMEND SECTION 44-41-460, RELATING TO THE REQUIRED REPORTING OF ABORTION DATA TO THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL, SO AS TO ADD REPORTING OF FETAL HEARTBEAT TESTING AND PATIENT MEDICAL CONDITION DATA; TO AMEND SECTION 44-41-330, RELATING TO A PREGNANT WOMAN'S RIGHT TO KNOW CERTAIN PREGNANCY INFORMATION, SO AS TO REQUIRE NOTIFICATION OF THE DETECTION OF A FETAL HEARTBEAT; AND TO AMEND SECTION 44-41-60, RELATING TO ABORTION REPORTING REQUIREMENTS, SO AS TO ADD REPORTING REQUIREMENTS. - ratified title
Dec 09 2020 Act No. 1
Feb 18 2021
S 600 (2021-2022 Regular Session)
A Senate Resolution To Remember The Over Five Hundred Thousand Persons Who Have Lost Their Lives In The Coronavirus Pandemic In The United States And To Extend Deepest Sympathy To The Millions Of Loving Family Members And Friends Who Mourn Their Loss.
Feb 23 2021 Introduced And Adopted
Feb 23 2021
S 599 (2021-2022 Regular Session)
A Senate Resolution To Express Profound Sorrow Upon The Passing Of William Duncan Marshburn, To Celebrate His Life And Achievements, And To Extend The Deepest Sympathy To His Family And Many Friends.
Feb 23 2021 Introduced And Adopted
Feb 23 2021
S 610 (2021-2022 Regular Session)
A Bill To Enact The "Social Media Bill Of Rights"; To Amend Article 1, Chapter 5, Title 39 Of The 1976 Code, Relating To Unfair Trade Practices, By Adding Section 39-5-30, To Establish Equal Access Without Discrimination On Account Of Race, Religion, Or Political Affiliation, To Require Social Media Platforms To Provide A Social Media Platform User With Notice Within A Specified Timeframe When His Account Is Suspended Or Disabled, To Provide For Equal Opportunity On Social Media Platforms For Qualified Political Candidates, To Provide That The Owner Or Operator Of A Social Media Platform Is Subject To A Private Right Of Action By A Social Media Platform User In This State Under Certain Conditions, To Provide Damages, To Authorize The Award Of Reasonable Attorney Fees And Costs, To Prohibit A Social Media Platform From Using Hate Speech As A Defense, To Authorize The Attorney General To Bring An Action On Behalf Of A Social Media Platform User, To Provide Exceptions For The Deletion Or Censure Of Certain Types Of Speech, And To Define Necessary Terms.
Feb 24 2021 Referred To Committee On Labor, Commerce And Industry
Feb 24 2021
S 632 (2021-2022 Regular Session)
A Concurrent Resolution To Congratulate Darlington Raceway For Announcing A Second Nascar Cup Series Race, Thereby Doubling The Economic Impact To The State Of South Carolina And Highlighting The Rich History Of This Treasured Attraction In The State, To Acknowledge Nascar Racing As An Integral And Vital Part Of The State And Its Economy, And To Recognize The Weeks Of May 2Nd Through May 9Th, 2021, And August 29Th Through September 5Th, 2021, As "Darlington Raceway Week" In South Carolina.
Mar 02 2021 Introduced, Adopted, Returned With Concurrence
Mar 03 2021
S 457 (2021-2022 Regular Session)
A Bill To Amend Section 50-21-870(B)(6) Of The 1976 Code, Relating To Personal Watercraft And Boating Safety, To Increase Distance Limits Between A Watercraft Operating In Excess Of Idle Speed Upon Certain Waters Of This State And A Moored Or Anchored Vessel, Wharf, Dock, Bulkhead, Pier, Or Person In The Water.
Jan 13 2021 Referred To Committee On Agriculture, Natural Resources And Environmental Affairs
Mar 10 2021
S 506 (2021-2022 Regular Session)
A Bill To Amend Section 44-1-143 Of The 1976 Code, Relating To Requirements For Home-Based Food Production Operations, To Expand The Types Of Nonpotentially Hazardous Foods That May Be Sold To Include All Nonpotentially Hazardous Foods, To Allow For Direct Sales To Retail Stores, To Allow For Online And Mail Order Direct-To-Consumer Sales, To Allow Home-Based Food Production Operators To Provide On Their Labels An Identification Number Provided By The Department Of Health And Environmental Control, At The Operator'S Request, In Lieu Of Their Addresses, And To Provide Penalties For Violations.
Jan 28 2021 Referred To Committee On Medical, Military, Public And Municipal Affairs
Mar 11 2021
S 660 (2021-2022 Regular Session)
A Senate Resolution To Support And Urge The Attorney General To Take All Necessary And Proper Legal Action Against The Enactment And Enforcement Of H.R. 1.
Mar 11 2021 Referred To Committee On Judiciary
Mar 11 2021
S 676 (2021-2022 Regular Session)
A Bill To Enact The "Equal Opportunity Education Scholarship Account Act"; To Amend Title 59 Of The 1976 Code, Relating To Education, By Adding Chapter 8, To Provide For The Establishment And Funding Of Accounts For Use In Meeting Certain Education Expenses Of Eligible Students, To Provide Guidelines For The Use Of Such Funds And Penalties For Misuse, To Provide Certain Related Powers And Duties Of The Education Oversight Committee, To Create A Parental Review Panel To Assist In Determining Whether Certain Expenses Constitute Qualified Education Expenses, Among Other Things, And To Define Necessary Terms.
Mar 16 2021 Referred To Committee On Education
Mar 16 2021
S 672 (2021-2022 Regular Session)
A Senate Resolution To Congratulate The Saluda High School Girls Basketball Team, Coaches, And School Officials On An Outstanding Season And To Honor Them For Winning The South Carolina Class 2A Girls Basketball State Championship.
Mar 16 2021 Introduced And Adopted
Mar 16 2021
S 692 (2021-2022 Regular Session)
A Bill To Amend Section 59-19-40 Of The 1976 Code, Relating To Certain Special Provisions For The Election Or Appointment Of School Trustees, To Provide That Elections For School Trustees Must Be Held At The Same Time As The General Election In Even-Numbered Years.
Mar 23 2021 Referred To Committee On Education
Mar 23 2021

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