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S 698 (2021-2022 Regular Session)
A JOINT RESOLUTION TO AUTHORIZE THE USE OF CERTAIN FUNDS FROM THE WAREHOUSE RECEIPTS GUARANTY FUND TO PAY CERTAIN COTTON PRODUCER CLAIMS, TO PROVIDE THAT THE COTTON PRODUCER SHALL SUBROGATE HIS INTEREST IN A CAUSE OF ACTION, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE RETURN OF CERTAIN FUNDS TO THE WAREHOUSE RECEIPTS GUARANTY FUND. - ratified title
Mar 24 2021 Act No. 97
Jul 02 2021
S 515 (2021-2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT TO AMEND ACT 280 OF 2018, RELATING TO THE ORANGEBURG COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT, SO AS TO ELIMINATE THE PROHIBITION AGAINST HOLDING CERTAIN SCHOOL CLOSURE REFERENDUMS AT THE SAME TIME AS A SCHOOL BOND REFERENDUM, TO PROVIDE THAT CERTAIN PROCEDURES REGARDING THE CLOSURE OF AN ORANGEBURG COUNTY ELEMENTARY, MIDDLE, OR HIGH SCHOOL DO NOT APPLY IF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES DETERMINES THAT A BUILDING OR STRUCTURE IS AN IMMINENT THREAT TO THE HEALTH OR SAFETY OF STUDENTS OR STAFF, OR THAT THE NEEDED UPGRADES AND REPAIRS TO MAINTAIN A BUILDING OR STRUCTURE ARE ECONOMICALLY UNFEASIBLE; AND TO REVISE THE ORANGEBURG COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT'S MILLAGE LEVY FOR FISCAL YEARS 2021-2022 AND 2022-2023. - ratified title
Feb 03 2021 Act No. 112
Jul 02 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 677 (2021-2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 12-2-100, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO TAX CREDITS, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE ALLOCATION OF A TAX CREDIT OR UNUSED CREDIT AMOUNT CARRIED FORWARD THAT IS EARNED BY A PARTNERSHIP OR LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY TAXED AS A PARTNERSHIP. - ratified title
Mar 16 2021 Act No. 63
Jun 01 2021
S 500 (2021-2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 40-3-290, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PERSONS AND ACTIVITIES EXEMPT FROM LICENSURE OR REGULATION BY THE BOARD OF ARCHITECTURAL EXAMINERS, SO AS TO REVISE AN EXEMPTION FOR THE PREPARATION OF PLANS AND SPECIFICATIONS FOR CERTAIN FAMILY DWELLINGS. - ratified title
Jan 28 2021 Act No. 54
Jun 01 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 803 (2021-2022 Regular Session)
A Senate Resolution To Declare That The Senate Declines To Consent To An Extension Or Renewal Of The Current State Of Emergency Or The Issuance Of Any New Covid-19-Related State Of Emergency Without The Express Consent Of The General Assembly.
May 11 2021 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 787 (2021-2022 Regular Session)
A Concurrent Resolution To Request The Department Of Transportation Name St. Mark Bowman Road In Dorchester County "Captain Jerome Jones Road" And Erect Appropriate Markers Or Signs Along This Highway Containing These Words.
May 04 2021 Referred To Committee On Invitations And Memorial Resolutions
May 11 2021
S 798 (2021-2022 Regular Session)
A Concurrent Resolution To Request That The Department Of Transportation Name The Interchange At Interstate 95 And United States Highway 178 In Dorchester County "Patsy G. Knight Interchange" And Erect Appropriate Markers Or Signs At This Location Containing The Designation.
May 06 2021 Referred To Committee On Invitations And Memorial Resolutions
May 11 2021
S 344 (2021-2022 Regular Session)
A Bill To Amend The Code Of Laws Of South Carolina, 1976, So As To Enact The "Ratepayer Protection Act"; To Amend Section 58-5-240, Relating To Filing Schedules Of Proposed Rates And The Like For Gas, Heat, Water, Sewage Collection And Disposal, And Street Railway Companies, So As To Require The Public Service Commission To Suspend The Process By Which A Public Utility Seeks A Change In Rate, Toll, Rental, Charge, Or Classification During A Declared State Of Emergency; And To Amend Section 58-27-870, Relating To Filing Schedules Of Proposed Rates And The Like For Electric Utilities, So As To Require The Public Service Commission To Suspend The Process By Which A Public Utility Seeks A Change In Rate, Toll, Rental, Charge, Or Classification During A Declared State Of Emergency.
Dec 09 2020 Referred To Subcommittee: Senn (Ch), Matthews, Mcleod, Garrett, M.Johnson
May 06 2021
S 591 (2021-2022 Regular Session)
A Bill To Amend Section 20-1-100, Code Of Laws Of South Carolina, 1976, Relating To The Minimum Age A Person May Enter Into Marriage, So As To Provide That A Marriage Entered Into By An Individual Younger Than Eighteen Years Of Age Is Void Ab Initio; To Amend Section 20-1-290, Relating To The Wilful Failure Of The License-Issuing Officer To Comply With Laws Related To The Issuance Of Marriage Licenses, So As To Remove References To Code Sections Repealed By This Bill; To Repeal Section 20-1-250 Relating To The Issuance Of A Marriage License To Applicants Between The Ages Of Sixteen And Eighteen With Parental Or Guardian Consent, And Section 20-1-260 Relating To The Proof Of Age Required For A Minor Applicant.
Feb 23 2021 Committee Report: Favorable Judiciary
May 05 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
S 758 (2021-2022 Regular Session)
A Senate Resolution To Express Profound Sorrow Upon The Passing Of Benny L. Webb And To Extend The Deepest Sympathy To His Family And Many Friends.
Apr 21 2021 Introduced And Adopted
Apr 21 2021
S 760 (2021-2022 Regular Session)
A Senate Resolution To Express The Profound Sorrow Of The Members Of The South Carolina Senate Upon The Passing Of Lynette Bryant Fryar Of Colleton County And To Extend Their Deepest Sympathy To Her Large And Loving Family And Her Many Friends.
Apr 21 2021 Introduced And Adopted
Apr 21 2021
S 759 (2021-2022 Regular Session)
A Senate Resolution To Recognize And Commend The South Carolina Hospital Association For One Hundred Years Of Service To The State'S Hospitals And Health Systems, And The Patients And Communities Represented By Those Institutions.
Apr 21 2021 Introduced And Adopted
Apr 21 2021
S 757 (2021-2022 Regular Session)
A Senate Resolution To Recognize And Honor Mark Berson, Head Coach Of The University Of South Carolina Men'S Soccer Team, Upon The Occasion Of His Retirement After Forty-Three Years Of Outstanding Service To The University And To His Players, And To Wish Him Continued Success And Happiness In All His Future Endeavors.
Apr 20 2021 Introduced And Adopted
Apr 20 2021

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