20 | SC General Bills 
A formal declaration, complaint, or statement of particular things in writing. 

S 190

Summary: HandGuns

AS TO PROVIDE THAT IT IS UNLAWFUL FOR A PERSON TO SELL, OFFER TO SELL, DELIVER, LEASE, RENT, BARTER, EXCHANGE, OR TRANSPORT FOR SALE IN THIS STATE ANY HANDGUN TO A PERSON WHO IS UNDER THE AGE OF EIGHTEEN...

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S 308

Summary: Home-based food production operations

RELATING TO HOME-BASED FOOD PRODUCTION OPERATIONS, SO AS TO ALLOW A HOME-BASED FOOD PRODUCTION OPERATION TO SELL FOOD TO AN INFORMED PERSON AND TO REQUIRE A DISCLOSURE ON CERTAIN FOOD PRODUCTS.

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H 3016

Summary: SC Data Privacy Act

By G.R. Smith, Rutherford, Magnuson, Jones, Burns, Chumley, Robinson, Thigpen, Stringer, Wooten, Taylor, B. Cox, May, Haddon, Long, Pope, McCabe, Caskey and J.L. Johnson

SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR A CITATION, TO DEFINE NECESSARY TERMS, TO PROVIDE THAT A SEARCH WARRANT MUST BE ISSUED BEFORE CERTAIN ELECTRONIC DATA MAY BE SEIZED BY A LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY, TO REQUIRE THE LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY TO NOTIFY THE OWNER OF THE ELECTRONIC DEVICE, DATA, OR INFORMATION SPECIFIED IN THE SEARCH WARRANT, TO PROHIBIT A LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY FROM COLLECTING CERTAIN INFORMATION FROM A THIRD-PARTY WITHOUT A SEARCH WARRANT, TO PROHIBIT THE USE OF INFORMATION OBTAINED IN VIOLATION OF THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 3, AND TO PROVIDE FOR CERTAIN EXCEPTIONS; 

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H 3187

Summary: The agreement among states to elect the president by national popular vote

SO AS TO ADOPT "THE AGREEMENT AMONG THE STATES TO ELECT THE PRESIDENT BY NATIONAL POPULAR VOTE", AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES; 

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H 3139

Summary: Corrections Department, Director

(A)    The Director of the Department of Corrections may release an inmate committed to the department's custody upon a petition by the inmate before his scheduled supervised release date or target release date if he:

 (1)    is serving a sentence for the unlawful possession, manufacture, sale, or distribution of a controlled substance;

(2)    committed the crime as a result of a controlled substance addiction;

(3)    has served at least thirty-six months or one-half of his term of imprisonment, whichever is less;

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H 3167

Summary: Child support enforcement through license revocation

RELATING TO CHILD SUPPORT ENFORCEMENT THROUGH LICENSE REVOCATION, SO AS TO CHANGE THE DEFINITION OF "LICENSE" TO EXCLUDE DRIVERS' LICENSES, COMMERCIAL HUNTING, FISHING, AND TRAPPING LICENSES, AND BUSINESS, OCCUPATIONAL, AND PROFESSIONAL LICENSES.

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H 3168

Summary: Child custody orders

By McKnight, J.L. Johnson and Hill

SO AS TO CREATE A PRESUMPTION THAT IT IS IN THE BEST INTEREST OF THE CHILD TO SPEND APPROXIMATELY AN EQUAL AMOUNT OF TIME WITH EACH PARENT

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H 3332

Summary: Critical thinking and media literacy skills

By  Rose, Pope and Bernstein

SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE INTEGRATION OF CRITICAL THINKING AND MEDIA LITERACY SKILLS IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS, TO PROVIDE RELATED REQUIREMENTS OF THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION, THE STATE SUPERINTENDENT OF EDUCATION, AND LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICTS.

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H 3364

Summary: Involuntary manslaughter

By  Fry, Huggins, Dillard, Hewitt, Pendarvis, Trantham, Alexander, B. Newton, V.S. Moss, Pope, McGarry and Yow

SO AS TO REVISE THE DEFINITION OF INVOLUNTARY MANSLAUGHTER TO INCLUDE THE SALE OR DELIVERY OF CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES, THEIR ANALOGUES, OR OTHER UNLAWFUL SUBSTANCES THAT CAUSE THE DEATH OF THE USER WHEN INGESTED, AND TO PROVIDE A PENALTY.

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H 3571

Summary: Decriminalize certain weights of marijuana and allow for citation

SO AS TO DECRIMINALIZE POSSESSION OF TWENTY-EIGHT GRAMS OR ONE OUNCE OR LESS OF MARIJUANA OR TEN GRAMS OR LESS OF HASHISH AND AUTHORIZE LAW ENFORCEMENT TO ISSUE A CIVIL CITATION FOR POSSESSION OF THAT SAME QUANTITY OF MARIJUANA OR HASHISH; TO DECREASE PENALTIES FOR FIRST OFFENSE POSSESSION OF LESS THAN ONE GRAM OF METHAMPHETAMINE OR COCAINE BASE AND REQUIRE COMPLETION OF A DRUG TREATMENT OR REHABILITATION PROGRAM AS PART OF THE SENTENCE; AND TO REQUIRE THE COURT TO PLACE PERSONS ON PROBATION WHO ARE GUILTY OF A FIRST OFFENSE POSSESSION OF CERTAIN CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES.

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H 3590

Summary: Teachers

By  Allison and Lucas

 (A)    A school district may hire noncertified teachers in a ratio of up to twenty-five percent of a school or career center's teaching staff if a certified teacher is not available and the following requirements are met:

(1)    Noncertified teachers must possess baccalaureate degrees or graduate degrees from a regionally accredited college or university in the subject they are hired to teach and must have at least five years of relevant workplace experience as determined by the local school board.

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H 3710

Summary: Right to keep and bear arms

By Burns, Chumley, Haddon, Long, Taylor, B. Cox, Elliott, Jones, Huggins, Hixon, Hiott, Forrest and Pope

SECTION    1. It is proposed that Section 20, Article I of the Constitution of this State, be amended to read:

A well regulated militia being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed. Every citizen has the fundamental and inalienable right to bear arms in defense of himself and the State. Any restriction on this right shall be subject to strict scrutiny. No citizen shall be compelled by any international treaty or international law to take an action that prohibits, limits, or otherwise interferes with his fundamental and inalienable right to keep and bear arms in defense of himself and the State, if such treaty or law, or its adoption, violates the United States Constitution. As, in times of peace, armies are dangerous to liberty, they shall not be maintained without the consent of the General Assembly. 

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H 3742

Summary: Home-based businesses or occupations

By  May

SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR AND ALLOW HOME-BASED BUSINESSES OR OCCUPATIONS AS AN ACCESSORY USE IN RESIDENTIAL HOMES.

(B)    Inside the home or accessory structure, a zoning or other ordinance may not:

        (1)    prohibit a home occupation from serving clients by appointment;

        (2)    prohibit two or fewer nonresident employees from working at the home occupation;

        (3)    prohibit or require structural modifications for a home occupation:

        (4)    restrict the amount of floor space a home-based business or occupation may use;

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H 3809

Summary: Suits and Sneakers Day

By   Lucas, Alexander, Allison, Anderson, Atkinson, Bailey, Ballentine, Bamberg, Bannister, Bennett, Bernstein, Blackwell, Bradley, Brawley, Brittain, Bryant, Burns, Bustos, Calhoon, Carter, Caskey, Chumley, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Cogswell, Collins, B. Cox, W. Cox, Crawford, Dabney, Daning, Davis, Dillard, Elliott, Erickson, Felder, Finlay, Forrest, Fry, Gagnon, Garvin, Gatch, Gilliam, Gilliard, Govan, Haddon, Hardee, Hart, Hayes, Henderson-Myers, Henegan, Herbkersman, Hewitt, Hill, Hiott, Hixon, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hyde, Jefferson, J.E. Johnson, J.L. Johnson, K.O. Johnson, Jones, Jordan, Kimmons, King, Kirby, Ligon, Long, Lowe, Magnuson, Martin, Matthews, May, McCabe, McCravy, McDaniel, McGarry, McGinnis, McKnight, J. Moore, T. Moore, Morgan, D.C. Moss, V.S. Moss, Murphy, Murray, B. Newton, W. Newton, Nutt, Oremus, Ott, Parks, Pendarvis, Pope, Rivers, Robinson, Rose, Rutherford, Sandifer, Simrill, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, M.M. Smith, Stavrinakis, Stringer, Taylor, Tedder, Thayer, Thigpen, Trantham, Weeks, West, Wetmore, Wheeler, White, Whitmire, R. Williams, S. Williams, Willis, Wooten and Yow

HONORING CANCER PATIENTS, SURVIVORS, AND THEIR FAMILIES, REMEMBERING THOSE PEOPLE WHO HAVE BEEN LOST TO CANCER, AND DECLARING WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 2021, AS "SUITS AND SNEAKERS DAY" IN SOUTH CAROLINA.

Whereas, Suits and Sneakers is a collaboration between the American Cancer Society and the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network leveraging the personal experiences, community leadership, and professional excellence of coaches nationwide to increase cancer awareness and promote healthy living through year-round awareness efforts, fundraising activities, and advocacy programs; and

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H 3965

Summary: Child support

By  Matthews and McKnight

SO AS TO AUTHORIZE THE AWARD OF RETROACTIVE CHILD SUPPORT IN THE DISCRETION OF THE COURT IN CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.

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H 4036

Summary: Elections - Same Day Registration and Voting

By Tedder, Garvin, Thigpen, Rose, J.L. Johnson, Govan, Henegan, Bernstein, Hart, K.O. Johnson and Brawley

SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT AN INDIVIDUAL WHO IS QUALIFIED TO REGISTER TO VOTE MAY REGISTER IN PERSON AND THEN IMMEDIATELY VOTE AT AN IN-PERSON ABSENTEE VOTING LOCATION IN THE PERSON'S COUNTY OF RESIDENCE DURING THE PERIOD FOR IN-PERSON ABSENTEE VOTING ESTABLISHED PURSUANT TO THIS ACT, AND TO ESTABLISH PROCEDURES FOR SAME DAY REGISTRATION AND VOTING AT IN-PERSON ABSENTEE VOTING LOCATIONS;

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H 4209

Summary: Black Maternal health Week

By Garvin, Henegan, Govan, Anderson, Brawley, Howard, Clyburn, K.O.Johnson, King, Cobb-Hunter, Jefferson, McDaniel, R.Williams, Tedder, Thigpen, McKnight, Matthews, J.L.Johnson, Henderson-Myers, Hosey, Rivers, Gilliard, Robinson, S.Williams, Dillard, Pendarvis, Hart, Rutherford, Weeks and Wheeler

A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE THE WEEK OF APRIL 11 THROUGH APRIL 17, 2021, AS ''BLACK MATERNAL HEALTH WEEK'' IN SOUTH CAROLINA IN ORDER TO BRING STATEWIDE ATTENTION TO THE MATERNAL HEALTH CRISIS IN THE BLACK COMMUNITY AND TO THE IMPORTANCE OF REDUCING MATERNAL MORTALITY AND MORBIDITY AMONG BLACK BIRTHING PEOPLE.

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H 4210

Summary: Restricted Personal Information

SO AS TO PROHIBIT A PERSON FROM KNOWINGLY MAKING RESTRICTED PERSONAL INFORMATION PUBLICLY AVAILABLE OF A COVERED PERSON OR THEIR IMMEDIATE FAMILY WITH THE INTENT TO THREATEN, INTIMIDATE, OR INCITE HARASSMENT OR THE COMMISSION OF A VIOLENT CRIME.

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H 4231

Summary: Child Support, pregnancy-related medical costs

SO AS TO REQUIRE BIOLOGICAL FATHERS TO PAY FIFTY PERCENT OF THE MOTHER'S PREGNANCY EXPENSES, WITH EXCEPTIONS.

(2)    If paternity is disputed, a biological father has no duty under this section until the biological father's paternity is established.

(3)    Any portion of a mother's pregnancy expenses paid by the mother or the biological father reduces that parent's fifty percent share under item

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H 4398

Summary: Israel Defense

By Bernstein, Alexander, Allison, Anderson, Atkinson, Bailey, Ballentine, Bamberg, Bannister, Bennett, Blackwell, Bradley, Brawley, Brittain, Bryant, Burns, Bustos, Calhoon, Carter, Caskey, Chumley, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Cogswell, Collins, B. Cox, W. Cox, Crawford, Dabney, Daning, Davis, Dillard, Elliott, Erickson, Felder, Finlay, Forrest, Fry, Gagnon, Garvin, Gatch, Gilliam, Gilliard, Govan, Haddon, Hardee, Hart, Hayes, Henderson-Myers, Henegan, Herbkersman, Hewitt, Hill, Hiott, Hixon, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hyde, Jefferson, J.E. Johnson, J.L. Johnson, K.O. Johnson, Jones, Jordan, Kimmons, King, Kirby, Ligon, Long, Lowe, Lucas, Magnuson, Martin, Matthews, May, McCabe, McCravy, McDaniel, McGarry, McGinnis, McKnight, J. Moore, T. Moore, Morgan, D.C. Moss, V.S. Moss, Murphy, Murray, B. Newton, W. Newton, Nutt, Oremus, Ott, Parks, Pendarvis, Pope, Rivers, Robinson, Rose, Rutherford, Sandifer, Simrill, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, M.M. Smith, Stavrinakis, Stringer, Taylor, Tedder, Thayer, Thigpen, Trantham, Weeks, West, Wetmore, Wheeler, White, Whitmire, R. Williams, S. Williams, Willis, Wooten and Yow

RECOGNIZING ISRAEL'S RIGHT TO USE DECISIVE FORCE IN DEFENDING ITSELF AGAINST ATTACKS AND TO REAFFIRM SOUTH CAROLINA'S STRONG SUPPORT FOR ISRAEL.

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