South Carolina Bills

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S 16 (2021-2022 Regular Session)
A Bill To Amend The Code Of Laws Of South Carolina, 1976, By Adding Section 59-29-17 So As To Require Completion Of Certain Basic Personal Finance Coursework For High School Graduation Instead Of Existing Economics Coursework Requirements, To Provide High Schools May Continue To Offer Such Coursework, To Provide For The Development And Content Of Related Standards, To Provide The State Department Of Education Shall Develop Related Measuring And Reporting Requirements And Shall Make Related Recommendations, And To Make These Provisions Applicable To Students Entering Ninth Grade Beginning With The 2022-2023 School Year; And To Repeal Section 59-29-165 Relating To Required Instruction In Personal Finance.
Dec 09 2020 Committee Report: Favorable With Amendment Education And Public Works
Jan 20 2022
S 150 (2021-2022 Regular Session)
A Bill To Enact The "South Carolina Compassionate Care Act"; To Amend Chapter 53, Title 44 Of The 1976 Code, Relating To Poisons, Drugs, And Other Controlled Substances, By Adding Article 20, To Provide For The Sale Of Medical Cannabis Products And The Conditions Under Which A Sale Can Occur; To Amend Section 12-36-2120(69) Of The 1976 Code, Relating To Exemptions From The South Carolina Sales And Use Tax, To Provide That Cannabis Sold By A Dispensary To A Cardholder Is Exempt From A Certain Sales Tax; To Repeal Article 4, Chapter 53, Title 44 Of The 1976 Code, Relating To Controlled Substances Therapeutic Research; And To Define Necessary Terms.
Dec 09 2020 Special Order, Set For January 20, 2022
Jan 20 2022
S 865 (2021-2022 Regular Session)
A Bill To Amend Section 1-1-715, Code Of Laws Of South Carolina, 1976, Relating To Adoption Of The United States Census, So As To Adopt The United States Census Of 2020 As The True And Correct Enumeration Of Inhabitants Of This State And To Identify The Data Used In The Code Sections Containing Geographic Assignments For Election Districts; By Adding Section 2-1-75 So As To Establish Election Districts From Which Members Of The South Carolina Senate Are Elected Commencing With The 2024 General Election; By Adding Section 2-1-45 So As To Establish Election Districts From Which The Members Of The House Of Representatives Are Elected Beginning With The 2022 General Election; To Repeal Section 2-1-70 Relating To Election Districts From Which Members Of The Senate Were Formerly Elected; To Repeal Section 2-1-35 Relating To Election Districts From Which Members Of The House Of Representatives Were Formerly Elected; To Authorize The President Of The Senate And Speaker Of The House To Intervene In Any State Or Federal Action Concerning This Legislation; To Authorize The President Of The Senate To Initiate Or Otherwise Participate In Litigation On Behalf Of The Senate Regarding Redistricting; And To Authorize The Speaker Of The House Of Representatives To Initiate Or Otherwise Participate In Litigation On Behalf Of The House Regarding Redistricting.
Dec 06 2021 Returned To House With Amendments
Jan 20 2022
S 966 (2021-2022 Regular Session)
A Bill To Amend The Code Of Laws Of South Carolina, 1976, By Adding Section 7-19-45 So As To Establish Election Districts From Which The Members Of The Congressional Districts Are Elected Beginning With The 2022 General Election; To Repeal Section 7-19-35 Relating To Election Districts From Which Members Of The Congressional Districts Were Formerly Elected; To Authorize The President Of The Senate And Speaker Of The House To Intervene In Any State Or Federal Action Concerning This Legislation; To Authorize The President Of The Senate To Initiate Or Otherwise Participate In Litigation On Behalf Of The Senate Regarding Redistricting; And To Authorize The Speaker Of The House Of Representatives To Initiate Or Otherwise Participate In Litigation On Behalf Of The House Regarding Redistricting.
Jan 12 2022 Committee Report: Favorable With Amendment Judiciary
Jan 19 2022
S 973 (2021-2022 Regular Session)
A Bill To Adopt Revised Code Volume 21 Of The Code Of Laws Of South Carolina, 1976, To The Extent Of Its Contents, As The Only General Permanent Statutory Law Of The State As Of January 1, 2022.
Jan 12 2022 Referred To Committee On Judiciary
Jan 12 2022
S 939 (2021-2022 Regular Session)
A Senate Resolution To Express Profound Sorrow Upon The Passing Of Senator Peden Brown Mcleod And To Extend The Deepest Sympathy To His Family And Many Friends.
Jan 11 2022 Introduced And Adopted
Jan 11 2022
S 933 (2021-2022 Regular Session)
A Bill To Amend Article 25, Chapter 6, Title 12 Of The 1976 Code, Relating To Tax Credits, By Adding Section 12-6-3690 To Provide An Income Tax Credit For Instruction-Related Expenses For A Parent Or Guardian Who Teaches A Qualifying Student At Home And To Provide The Manner In Which The Credit May Be Claimed.
Dec 07 2021 Referred To Committee On Finance
Dec 07 2021
S 935 (2021-2022 Regular Session)
A Bill To Amend Title 59 Of The 1976 Code, Relating To Education, By Adding Chapter 8, To Provide For The Creation Of Education Scholarship Accounts, To Provide Requirements For The Accounts, To Create An Education Scholarship Account Fund To Fund The Scholarships, And To Provide Related Requirements Of The Education Oversight Committee And The Department Of Administration, Among Other Things.
Dec 07 2021 Referred To Committee On Education
Dec 07 2021
S 908 (2021-2022 Regular Session)
A Bill To Amend Section 56-5-4445 Of The 1976 Code, Relating To The Restriction Of Elevating Or Lowering A Motor Vehicle, To Prohibit Motor Vehicle Modifications That Result In The Motor Vehicle'S Front Fender Being Raised Four Or More Inches Above The Height Of The Rear Fender.
Dec 06 2021 Referred To Committee On Transportation
Dec 06 2021
S 913 (2021-2022 Regular Session)
A Concurrent Resolution To Fix Noon On Wednesday, February 2, 2022, As The Time To Elect A Successor To A Certain Judge Of The Supreme Court, Seat 4, Whose Term Will Expire July 31, 2022; To Elect A Successor To A Certain Judge Of The Court Of Appeals, Seat 5, To Fill The Unexpired Term Of That Office Which Will Expire June 30, 2027; To Elect A Successor To A Certain Judge Of The Court Of Appeals, Seat 9, Whose Term Will Expire June 30, 2022; To Elect A Successor To A Certain Judge Of The Circuit Court, First Judicial Circuit, Seat 1, Upon His Retirement On Or Before June 30, 2022, And The Successor Will Serve A New Term Of That Office, Which Will Expire June 30, 2028; To Elect A Successor To A Certain Judge Of The Circuit Court, First Judicial Circuit, Seat 2, Whose Term Will Expire June 30, 2022; To Elect A Successor To A Certain Judge Of The Circuit Court, Second Judicial Circuit, Seat 1, Whose Term Will Expire June 30, 2022; To Elect A Successor To A Certain Judge Of The Circuit Court, Third Judicial Circuit, Seat 1, Whose Term Will Expire June 30, 2022; To Elect A Successor To A Certain Judge Of The Circuit Court, Fourth Judicial Circuit, Seat 1, Whose Term Will Expire June 30, 2022; To Elect A Successor To A Certain Judge Of The Circuit Court, Fifth Judicial Circuit, Seat 2, Upon His Retirement On Or Before December 31, 2022, And The Successor Will Fill The Unexpired Term Of That Office Which Will Expire June 30, 2024; To Elect A Successor To A Certain Judge Of The Circuit Court, Sixth Judicial Circuit, Seat 1, Whose Term Will Expire June 30, 2022; To Elect A Successor To A Certain Judge Of The Circuit Court, Eighth Judicial Circuit, Seat 1, Whose Term Will Expire June 30, 2022; To Elect A Successor To A Certain Judge Of The Circuit Court, Thirteenth Judicial Circuit, Seat 1, Whose Term Will Expire June 30, 2022; To Elect A Successor To A Certain Judge Of The Circuit Court, Thirteenth Judicial Circuit, Seat 4, Whose Term Will Expire June 30, 2022; To Elect A Successor To A Certain Judge Of The Circuit Court, Sixteenth Judicial Circuit, Seat 1, Whose Term Will Expire June 30, 2022; To Elect A Successor To A Certain Judge Of The Circuit Court, Sixteenth Judicial Circuit, Seat 2, Whose Term Will Expire June 30, 2022; To Elect A Successor To A Certain Judge Of The Family Court, First Judicial Circuit, Seat 2, Upon His Retirement On Or Before June 30, 2022, And The Successor Will Fill A New Term Of That Office Which Will Expire June 30, 2028; To Elect A Successor To A Certain Judge Of The Family Court, Second Judicial Circuit, Seat 1, Whose Term Will Expire June 30, 2022; To Elect A Successor To A Certain Judge Of The Family Court, Third Judicial Circuit, Seat 1, Whose Term Will Expire June 30, 2022; To Elect A Successor To A Certain Judge Of The Family Court, Fourth Judicial Circuit, Seat 1, Whose Term Will Expire June 30, 2022; To Elect A Successor To A Certain Judge Of The Family Court, Fourth Judicial Circuit, Seat 3, To Fill The Unexpired Term Of That Office Which Will Expire June 30, 2026; To Elect A Successor To A Certain Judge Of The Family Court, Fifth Judicial Circuit, Seat 1, Whose Term Will Expire June 30, 2022; To Elect A Successor To A Certain Judge Of The Family Court, Fifth Judicial Circuit, Seat 4, Whose Term Will Expire June 30, 2022; To Elect A Successor To A Certain Judge Of The Family Court, Seventh Judicial Circuit, Seat 3, Whose Term Will Expire June 30, 2022; To Elect A Successor To A Certain Judge Of The Family Court, Eighth Judicial Circuit, Seat 2, Whose Term Will Expire June 30, 2022; To Elect A Successor To A Certain Judge Of The Family Court, Ninth Judicial Circuit, Seat 1, Whose Term Will Expire June 30, 2022; To Elect A Successor To A Certain Judge Of The Family Court, Ninth Judicial Circuit, Seat 3, Whose Term Will Expire June 30, 2022; To Elect A Successor To A Certain Judge Of The Family Court, Tenth Judicial Circuit, Seat 2, Whose Term Will Expire June 30, 2022; To Elect A Successor To A Certain Judge Of The Family Court, Eleventh Judicial Circuit, Seat 1, Whose Term Will Expire June 30, 2022; To Elect A Successor To A Certain Judge Of The Family Court, Twelfth Judicial Circuit, Seat 3, To Fill A New Term Of That Office Which Will Expire June 30, 2028; To Elect A Successor To A Certain Judge Of The Family Court, Thirteenth Judicial Circuit, Seat 3, Whose Term Will Expire June 30, 2022; To Elect A Successor To A Certain Judge Of The Family Court, Thirteenth Judicial Circuit, Seat 4, Whose Term Will Expire June 30, 2022; To Elect A Successor To A Certain Judge Of The Family Court, Thirteenth Judicial Circuit, Seat 6, Whose Term Will Expire June 30, 2022; To Elect A Successor To A Certain Judge Of The Family Court, Fourteenth Judicial Circuit, Seat 2, Whose Term Will Expire June 30, 2022; To Elect A Successor To A Certain Judge Of The Family Court, Fifteenth Judicial Circuit, Seat 2, Whose Term Will Expire June 30, 2022; To Elect A Successor To A Certain Judge Of The Family Court, Fifteenth Judicial Circuit, Seat 3, Upon His Retirement On Or Before December 31, 2022, And The Successor Will Fill The Unexpired Term Of That Office Which Will Expire June 30, 2026; To Elect A Successor To A Certain Judge Of The Family Court, Sixteenth Judicial Circuit, Seat 1, Whose Term Will Expire June 30, 2022; And To Elect A Successor To A Certain Judge Of The Administrative Law Court, Seat 2, Whose Term Will Expire June 30, 2022.
Dec 06 2021 Referred To Committee On Judiciary
Dec 06 2021
S 858 (2021-2022 Regular Session)
A Senate Resolution To Congratulate Rebecca Landau On Her Admission To Yale Law School And Wish Her Much Success In All Of Her Future Endeavors.
Jun 29 2021 Introduced And Adopted
Jun 29 2021
S 853 (2021-2022 Regular Session)
A Senate Resolution To Congratulate Philip Willis Upon The Occasion Of His Retirement From The South Carolina Senate, To Commend Him For His Over Twenty-Five Years Of Dedicated Service To The People And The State Of South Carolina, And To Wish Him Much Happiness And Fulfillment In The Years Ahead.
Jun 29 2021 Introduced And Adopted
Jun 29 2021
S 840 (2021-2022 Regular Session)
A Senate Resolution To Congratulate Naylene Redmond Richardson, A Teacher For Richland School District Two, Upon The Occasion Of Her Retirement After Years Of Exemplary Service, And To Wish Her Continued Success And Happiness In All Her Future Endeavors.
Jun 08 2021 Introduced And Adopted
Jun 08 2021
S 627 (2021-2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-545, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO INCOME TAX RATES FOR PASS-THROUGH TRADE AND BUSINESS INCOME, SO AS TO CREATE AN ELECTION TO TAX CERTAIN PARTNERSHIPS AND "S" CORPORATIONS AT THE ENTITY LEVEL. - ratified title
Mar 02 2021 Act No. 61
Jun 01 2021
S 619 (2021-2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 61-4-720, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE SALE OF WINE BY A WINERY LOCATED IN THIS STATE, SO AS TO ESTABLISH CERTAIN REQUIREMENTS AND LIMITATIONS; BY ADDING SECTION 61-4-748 SO AS TO ALLOW CERTAIN WINERIES TO OBTAIN SATELLITE LOCATION CERTIFICATES; TO AMEND SECTION 61-4-770, RELATING TO LIMITATIONS ON THE SALE OF WINES ABOVE A CERTAIN PERCENTAGE OF ALCOHOL, SO AS TO INCREASE THE LIMIT; TO AMEND SECTION 61-6-1035, RELATING TO THE SAMPLING OF WINES, SO AS TO INCREASE THE ALLOWED ALCOHOL PERCENTAGE BY VOLUME; TO AMEND SECTIONS 61-6-1640 AND 61-6-1650, BOTH RELATING TO THE SAMPLING OF WINE, SO AS TO INCREASE THE ALLOWED ALCOHOL PERCENTAGE BY VOLUME; TO AMEND SECTION 61-6-1540, RELATING TO THE SALE OF WINES BY A RETAIL DEALER, SO AS TO INCREASE THE ALLOWED ALCOHOL PERCENTAGE BY VOLUME; BY ADDING SECTION 61-6-1155 SO AS TO AUTHORIZE AN ALCOHOLIC LIQUOR PRODUCER, MANUFACTURER, OR MICRO-DISTILLER TO SELL LIQUORS DISTILLED AT THEIR LICENSED PREMISES FOR ON-PREMISES CONSUMPTION; AND TO AMEND SECTIONS 61-6-1140 AND 61-6-1150, BOTH RELATING TASTING AND RETAIL SALES AT THE LICENSED PREMISES OF A MICRO-DISTILLERY, SO AS TO PROVIDE CERTAIN LIMITATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS FOR THE PRICING OF TASTINGS AND TO PROVIDE AN EXCEPTION FOR CERTAIN MICRO-DISTILLERIES. - ratified title
Feb 25 2021 Act No. 60
Jun 01 2021
S 805 (2021-2022 Regular Session)
A Concurrent Resolution To Request That The Department Of Transportation Name The Portion Of Highway 701 In Conway, Between South Conway Elementary And Pitch Landing Road, The "Freddy E. Hendrick Highway" And To Erect Appropriate Signs Or Markers Along This Portion Of Highway Containing These Words.
May 11 2021 Referred To Committee On Invitations And Memorial Resolutions
May 13 2021
S 510 (2021-2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 56-15-10, AS AMENDED CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS FOR THE REGULATION OF MOTOR VEHICLE MANUFACTURERS, DISTRIBUTORS, AND DEALERS, SO AS TO REVISE THE DEFINITION OF CERTAIN TERMS AND PROVIDE ADDITIONAL TERMS AND THEIR DEFINITIONS; BY ADDING SECTION 56-15-35, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE HANDLING OF CERTAIN CONSUMER DATA BY FRANCHISORS, MANUFACTURERS, DISTRIBUTORS, OR THIRD PARTY AFFILIATES; TO AMEND SECTION 56-15-40, RELATING TO SPECIFIC ACTS DEEMED UNFAIR METHODS OF COMPETITION AND UNFAIR OR DECEPTIVE ACTS OR PRACTICES REGARDING MOTOR VEHICLE MANUFACTURERS, DISTRIBUTORS, AND DEALERS, SO AS TO DEFINE CERTAIN TERMS, REVISE THE PROVISIONS RELATING TO CERTAIN ENTITIES TAKING ADVERSE ACTIONS AGAINST A DEALER FOR OFFERING OR DECLINING TO OFFER PROMOTIONS, SERVICE CONTRACTS, DEBT CANCELLATION AGREEMENTS, MAINTENANCE AGREEMENTS, OR OTHER SIMILAR PRODUCTS, TERMINATING OR CANCELING A FRANCHISE OR SELLING AGREEMENTS TO A DEALER WITHOUT DUE CAUSE, AND PROVIDE THAT CERTAIN ADDITIONAL CONDUCT CONSTITUTES A VIOLATION OF THIS SECTION; TO AMEND SECTION 56-15-45, RELATING TO OWNERSHIP, OPERATION OR CONTROL OF COMPETING DEALERSHIPS BY MANUFACTURERS OR FRANCHISORS, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR A DATE CHANGE, TO DELETE QUALIFICATIONS FOR AN EXEMPTION, AND TO PROVIDE A MANUFACTURER MAY NOT LEASE OR ENTER INTO SUBSCRIPTION AGREEMENTS EXCEPT TO A NEW DEALER HOLDING FRANCHISES IN THE LINE MAKE THAT INCLUDES THE VEHICLES; TO AMEND SECTION 56-15-46, RELATING TO THE NOTICE OF INTENT TO ESTABLISH OR RELOCATE COMPETING DEALERSHIPS, SO AS TO REVISE THE RADIUS THAT PERTAINS TO THE AREA IN WHICH FRANCHISORS INTEND TO ESTABLISH NEW DEALERSHIPS NEAR AN EXISTING DEALERSHIP, ADD A TIME REQUIREMENT FOR NOTICE, AND REVISE THE CIRCUMSTANCES FOR WHICH THIS SECTION DOES NOT APPLY; TO AMEND SECTION 56-15-50, RELATING TO THE REQUIREMENT THAT MANUFACTURERS MUST SPECIFY DELIVERY AND PREPARATION OBLIGATIONS OF DEALERS, FILING OF COPY OF OBLIGATIONS, AND SCHEDULE OF COMPENSATION, SO AS TO PROVIDE MANUFACTURERS AND FRANCHISORS SHALL INDEMNIFY AND HOLD HARMLESS ITS FRANCHISED DEALERS UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES; TO AMEND SECTION 56-15-60, RELATING TO THE FULFILLMENT OF WARRANTY AGREEMENTS AND A DEALER'S CLAIMS FOR COMPENSATION, SO AS TO REVISE THE PROVISIONS RELATING TO WARRANTY AGREEMENTS THAT AFFECT CERTAIN MOTOR VEHICLE MANUFACTURERS, DEALERS, DISTRIBUTORS, FACTORY BRANCHES, AND DISTRIBUTOR BRANCHES; TO AMEND SECTION 56-15-65, RELATING TO REQUIREMENTS FOR CHANGES OF LOCATION OR ALTERATION OF DEALERSHIPS, SO AS TO PROVIDE CERTAIN CONDUCT BY MANUFACTURERS, DISTRIBUTORS, FACTORY REPRESENTATIVES, OR DISTRIBUTOR REPRESENTATIVES IS A VIOLATION OF THIS SECTION; TO AMEND SECTION 56-15-70, RELATING TO CERTAIN UNREASONABLE RESTRICTIONS ON DEALERS OR FRANCHISEES THAT ARE UNLAWFUL, SO AS TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL RESTRICTIONS THAT ARE UNLAWFUL; TO AMEND SECTION 56-15-90, RELATING TO THE FAILURE TO RENEW, THE TERMINATION OR RESTRICTION OF TRANSFERS OF A FRANCHISE, AND DETERMINING REASONABLE COMPENSATION FOR THE VALUE OF DEALERSHIP FRANCHISES, SO AS TO REVISE THE PROVISIONS RELATING TO THE DETERMINATION OF FAIR AND REASONABLE COMPENSATION FOR BUSINESSES; AND TO AMEND SECTION 56-15-140, RELATING TO VENUE FOR ACTIONS RELATING TO THE REGULATION OF VEHICLE MANUFACTURERS, DISTRIBUTORS, AND DEALERS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THE VENUE IS IN THE STATE COURTS IN SOUTH CAROLINA. - ratified title
Feb 02 2021 Act No. 31
May 13 2021
S 818 (2021-2022 Regular Session)
A Senate Resolution To Congratulate The Honorable Joseph T. Mcelveen, Jr. Upon The Occasion Of His Retirement As Mayor, To Commend Him For His Many Years Of Distinguished Public Service To The City Of Sumter And The State Of South Carolina, And To Wish Him Much Happiness And Fulfillment In The Years To Come.
May 12 2021 Introduced And Adopted
May 12 2021
S 799 (2021-2022 Regular Session)
A Senate Resolution To Congratulate Henry Minis Upon The Occasion Of His Retirement As Staff For The South Carolina Senate, To Commend Him For His Many Years Of Service To The South Carolina Senate And The People Of This State, And To Wish Him Much Happiness And Fulfillment In The Years Ahead.
May 11 2021 Introduced And Adopted
May 11 2021
S 464 (2021-2022 Regular Session)
A Bill To Amend Section 58-31-20 Of The 1976 South Carolina Code Of Laws To Provide A Member Of The Board Of Directors Of The Public Service Authority Shall Not Be Appointed For More Than Two Unexpired Consecutive Terms And For Education And Experience Requirements For A Board Member; To Add Section 58-31-225 To Provide That The Office Of Regulatory Staff Has Authority To Make Inspections, Audits And Examinations Of The Public Service Authority For Electric And Water Rates; To Amend Section 58-31-380 To Establish A Process To Receive Public Comment And A Public Hearing In Setting Electric Rates, And For The Office Of Regulatory Staff To Review The Proposed Rates And Comment Before The Rates Go Into Effect; To Amend Section 58-33-20 To Include The Public Service Authority In The Requirements For Utility Facility Siting; To Amend Section 58-37-40 To Delete Subsection (A)(3); And To Add Section 58-37-45 To Require The South Carolina Public Service Authority To Submit An Integrated Resource Plan To The Public Service Commission And To Provide For Plan Requirements.
Jan 13 2021 Amended
Apr 22 2021

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