Senate Bills - January 13, 2023

S. 1 (Senators Alexander, Turner, Senn, Young, Gustafson, Peeler and Setzler) — Adds Section 16-3-80 to create the offense of drug-induced homicide.

S. 3 (Senator Jackson) — Adds Article 22 to Chapter 3, Title 16 so as to entitle the Article "Penalty Enhancements for Certain Crimes."

S. 4 (Senator Jackson) — Reduces certain administrative and permitting costs and barriers to the construction of housing while maintaining safety, public health, and the general welfare with respect to construction and occupancy.

S. 5 (Senator Jackson) — Provides for the authority of law enforcement officers to seize a person's firearms and ammunition if the person poses a risk of imminent personal injury to himself or other individuals.

S. 6 (Senators Jackson and K. Johnson) — Provides that each state identification card application or motor vehicle driver's license application, including renewal applications, submitted to the Department of Motor Vehicles shall serve as an application for voter registration.

S. 7 (Senator Jackson) — Establishes General Election Day as a state holiday.

S. 8 (Senators Jackson and K. Johnson) — Provides the nineteenth day of June - Juneteenth shall be a state legal holiday.

S. 10 (Senator Jackson) — Provides that the county legislative delegation may, by the adoption of a resolution, appoint the members of a county recreation commission that was established as a special purpose district prior to the adoption of home rule.

S. 11 (Senator Jackson) — Provides that all public schools must be closed on Veterans Day.

S. 12 (Senator Jackson) — Allows an exemption from all property tax equal to 100 percent of the value subject to tax of an owner-occupied residence if the owner has attained the age of 70 years and has made the property his residence for 30 years.

S. 13 (Senators Jackson and K. Johnson) — Provides for wage garnishment to satisfy child support payments.

S. 15 (Senator Jackson) — Prohibits the Department of Revenue from garnishing wages in an amount more than 10 percent of a person's compensation for a delinquent debt to a public hospital.

S. 16 (Senator Jackson) — Provides that the county legislative delegation may, by the adoption of a resolution, appoint the members of a county recreation commission that was established as a special purpose district prior to the adoption of home rule.

S. 17 (Senator Jackson) — Exempts from the State Certification of Need and Health Facility Licensure Act so as to add diabetes screening facilities.

S. 21 (Senator Jackson) — Enacts the "Children's Firearm Accident Prevention Act".

S. 22 (Senators Jackson and K. Johnson) — Increases the penalties for an offense relating to possession of a firearm on school property and carrying of a weapon on school property.

S. 24 (Senator Jackson) — Provides the South Carolina Law Enforcement Training Council shall establish policies, procedures, and training courses relating to circumstances upon which a law enforcement officer may engage in vehicular pursuits.

S. 25 (Senator Jackson) — Enacts the "Workforce Opportunity Act".

S. 26 (Senators Jackson and K. Johnson) — Provides that it is unlawful for a person to smoke a tobacco product in a motor vehicle in which a minor is a passenger.

S. 27 (Senators Jackson and Shealy) — Increases the number of weeks of paid parental leave in the event of the birth or adoption of a child for eligible state employees.

S. 28 (Senators Jackson and K. Johnson) — Provides for a statewide advisory referendum to be held at the same time as the 2024 General election to determine whether the qualified electors of this state favor raising the minimum wage.

S. 29 (Senator Hutto) — Provides that a woman may have an abortion prior to the viability of her embryo or fetus.

S. 30 (Senator Hutto) — Establishes the "I-95 Corridor Authority Act".

S. 31 (Senator Hutto) — Allows municipalities with less than $500,000 in total revenues to provide a compilation of financial statements.

S. 35 (Senator Hutto) — Allows a court to order temporary commitment to the Department of Juvenile Justice for not more than 10 days for evaluation.

S. 36 (Senator Hutto) — Allows persons under the age of 21 who are serving a suspension or are denied a license or permit to enroll in the ignition interlock device program or request a contested case hearing before the Office of Motor Vehicles Hearings.

S. 37 (Senator Hutto) — Includes active circuit public defenders and public defenders relating to persons allowed to carry concealable weapons within the state.

S. 38 (Senator Hutto) — Provides that boats, boat motors, and watercraft must be returned to the county in which the boat, boat motor, or watercraft is principally located for taxation.

S. 40 (Senators Grooms and Setzler) — Provides for an increase in the aggregate credit from $9 million to $12 million for tax years after 2022.

S. 41 (Senator Campsen) — Provides procedures for the forfeiture of monies, property, and other assets.

S. 42 (Senator Malloy) — Creates the Judicial Criminal Information Technology Committee and establishes its membership, duties, and responsibilities, including the study of and recommendations for the improvement of judicial and law enforcement information technology and reporting.

S. 43 (Senators Malloy and Gustafson) — Proposes an amendment to Section 3, Article XII of the Constitution of South Carolina to change the age for which the General Assembly shall provide for the separate confinement of juvenile offenders from "under the age of 17" to "under the age of 18".

S. 44 (Senator Malloy) — Reestablishes the Sentencing Reform Oversight Committee.

S. 45 (Senator Malloy) — Provides for a right of bodily integrity and autonomy that includes a limited right to an abortion.

S. 47 (Senator Malloy) — Provides that an elector who fails to produce a valid and current photograph identification may complete a written statement at the polling place and affirm that he meets certain qualifications.

S. 48 (Senator Malloy) — Enacts the "Asset Forfeiture and Private Property Protection Act".

S. 51 (Senator Malloy) — Provides that magistrates' salaries are determined by the annual General Appropriations Act and are not directly tied to a percentage of the salaries of Supreme Court justices or Court of Appeals, circuit court, or family court judges.

S. 53 (Senator Malloy) — Creates the "Gambling Study Committee" to examine issues related to regulating gambling.

S. 56 (Senator Malloy) — Provides that employees may seek compensation for adverse health conditions or death caused by an employer-mandated COVID-19 vaccine.

S. 58 (Senator Malloy) — Provides that the Supreme Court may promulgate rules and regulations defining and regulating the practice of law subject to statutory law and determining the qualifications and requirements for admission to the practice of law and the licensure of attorneys in this state.

S. 59 (Senators Malloy and K. Johnson) — Provides for a statewide advisory referendum to be held at the same time as the 2024 General Election to determine whether the qualified electors of this state favor Medicaid expansion.

S. 62 (Senator Malloy) — Repeals Section 22-1-25, relating to the mandatory retirement age for magistrates.

S. 68 (Senator Malloy) — Provides that the General Assembly may provide for the conduct of gambling and gaming activities in certain areas of the state under certain circumstances.

S. 71 (Senator Malloy) — Removes the penalty of death as a punishment for a person convicted of murder.

S. 72 (Senator Malloy) — Add as a statutory aggravating circumstance cases in which a murder was committed against a person because of the person's actual or perceived race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability.

S. 73 (Senator Malloy) — Provides that certain statements made during questioning or interrogation must be audio or video recorded.

S. 74 (Senator Malloy) — Grants SLED specific and exclusive jurisdiction and authority to conduct an investigation of all officer-involved shootings that result, or could have resulted, in bodily injury or death.

S. 75 (Senator Malloy) — Provides that a person must not be sentenced to death or a term of imprisonment for life without the possibility of parole if that person was younger than 18 years of age at the time the relevant offense was committed.

S. 76 (Senator Malloy) — Provides that a person who hinders a law enforcement officer is guilty of a misdemeanor.

S. 77 (Senator Malloy) — Provides that each law enforcement agency shall have a written policy regarding the investigation of officer-involved deaths.

S. 80 (Senator Malloy) — Relates to the provision that Workers' Compensation Commission hearings concerning compensation payable must be held in the districts in which the injuries occurred instead of the cities or counties in which the injuries occurred, provided that the location must be no greater than 75 miles from the county seat of the county in which the injury occurred.

S. 81 (Senator Malloy) — Provides 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.

S. 82 (Senator Malloy) — Provides 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.

S. 83 (Senators Malloy and Gustafson) — Enacts the "Drug Court Program Act".

S. 84 (Senator Malloy) — Provides an exception to the two-year statute of limitations for actions relating to tort claims against the state or a political subdivision of the state.

S. 85 (Senator Malloy) — Requires that the state, an agency, a political subdivision, and a governmental entity are liable for their torts in the same manner and to the same extent as a private individual subject to the provision allowing for a third party bad faith claim against an insurer

S. 87 (Senator Malloy) — Relates to limitations on liability, to increase the limits from a loss to one person arising from a single occurrence from $300,000 to $500,000, to increase the total limits from a loss arising out of a single occurrence from $600,000 to $1 million.

S. 89 (Senator Campsen) — Enacts the "Emergency Order Balance of Powers Act".

S. 90 (Senator Campsen) — Imposes an annual limit on the state general fund revenues available for appropriation by restricting any increase to the percentage that is equal to the average annual percentage change from the previous 10 completed state fiscal years.

S. 91 (Senator Campsen) — Updates references to county boards of voter registration and elections.

S. 92 (Senator Campsen) — Provides for the extension of an election protest filing deadline which falls on a legal holiday.

S. 93 (Senator Campsen) — Provides that an elector registered to vote or submitting an application for voter registration may have the information relating to his residence address, telephone number, and email address declared confidential upon presentation of a certified copy of an injunction or restraining order.

S. 94 (Senator Campsen) — Repeals Section 17-13-20 relating to citizens' arrest during the nighttime in cases where the person being arrested has committed a felony, has entered a dwelling house without permission, has broken into or is breaking into an outhouse with a view to plunder, has in his possession stolen property, or flees while he is hailed if he is under just suspicion of his design to steal or commit some felony.

S. 98 (Senator Campsen) — Eliminates the requirement that hearings be conducted no later than two weeks prior to the date set for the election.

S. 100 (Senator Campsen) — Increases the amount of a lien that may be enforced by a petition to a magistrate.

S. 101 (Senator Campsen) — Provides the requirements for obtaining a lifetime disability combination license or a lifetime disability fishing license for certain persons.

S. 102 (Senator Campsen) — Relates to the eligibility examination for magistrates, to extend the time period for the validity of the examination scores from six months before and six months after the time the appointment is to be made to one year before and two years after the time the appointment is to be made.

S. 103 (Senator Campsen) — Relates to the civil jurisdiction of the Magistrates Court to increase the civil jurisdiction from $7,500 to $15,000.

S. 104 (Senator Campsen) — Provides that a unit of local government may adopt an ordinance restricting the use of certain pesticide products.

S. 105 (Senator Campsen) — Enacts the "Long-Term Care Tax Credit Act".

S. 108 (Senator Davis) — Provides a death benefit for law enforcement officers killed in the line duty.

S. 109 (Senator Martin) — Enacts the "South Carolina Constitutional Carry Act of 2023."

S. 113 (Senator Allen) — Provides that a judgment only may be entered into the public record at the discretion of the magistrate.

S. 114 (Senators Hembree and Turner) — Creates an enhanced penalty for convictions by persons under Section 16-3-600 against an educational professional or law enforcement officer during the performance of their official duties.

S. 115 (Senator Hembree) — Increases the domicile exemption from $50,000 to $100,000 and increases the aggregate exemption from $100,000 to $150,000.

S. 116 (Senator Hembree) — Amends the length of a reimposed tax from seven to eleven years.

S. 117 (Senator Hembree) — Enacts the "Contraband Cell Phone Act".

S. 118 (Senators Hembree and Gustafson) — Provides that the tax notice must set forth the fair market value used for the vehicle or boat.

S. 121 (Senator Hembree) — Allows a South Carolina income tax deduction of all military retirement or first responder retirement income.

S. 122 (Senator Hembree) — Allows a South Carolina income tax deduction of all military retirement or first responder retirement income.

S. 127 (Senator Hembree) — Provides 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 18.

S. 129 (Senator Hembree) — Permits county and municipal prosecutors to conditionally discharge first-time offenders of county or municipal open container offenses.

S. 132 (Senator Hembree) — Prohibits a county reduction in funds to the circuit solicitor operations below the funded amount in the previous year.

S. 133 (Senator Hembree) — Adds Article 7 to Chapter 15, Title 50, entitled the "Sea Turtle Protection Act".

S. 135 (Senator K. Johnson) — Provides that Medicaid coverage beginning January 1, 2024, be available to adults under 65 years of age whose income does not exceed 133 percent of the federal poverty level, with a 5 percent income disregard.

S. 137 (Senator McElveen) — Provides that all contributions received by candidates shall be deposited into an interest on campaign account known as an "IOCA".

S. 139 (Senator McElveen) — Provides that no elected official, public employee, or member of a public board or commission may possess or use a financial transaction card that has been issued to the cardholder for any purpose.

S. 144 (Senator Shealy) — Relates to filing of written instruments concerning real or personal property, false or fraudulent documents, to provide that a person provided with a notice of document removal may commence a suit to prevent the removal of the document.

S. 145 (Senators Shealy and Goldfinch) — Increases the penalties for solicitation of prostitution, establishing or keeping a brothel or house of prostitution, or causing or inducing another to participate in prostitution.

S. 146 (Senators Shealy and Goldfinch) — Defines a qualified evaluato and a resident, as well as changes the definition of "likely to engage in acts of sexual violence" to mean that a person is predisposed to engage in acts of sexual violence and more probably than not will engage in such acts.

S. 147 (Senators Shealy, Gustafson, Senn and Goldfinch) — Establishes the address confidentiality program whereby a victim of domestic violence, dating violence, human trafficking, stalking, harassment, or sexual offenses may use a designated address rather than his residential address to conceal his place of residence from his assailants or probable assailants.

S. 149 (Senators Shealy, Matthews, Gustafson, Senn and Goldfinch) — Provides exemptions for menstrual hygiene products; by amending section 12-36-2120, relating to exemptions from sales tax to provide exemptions for diapers.

S. 151 (Senator Turner) — Reduces the maximum potential benefits an unemployed person may receive in a benefit year from 20 weeks to 13 weeks.

S. 152 (Senator Young) — Relates to election to come under the Natural Gas Rate Stabilization Act to remove the provision that an election shall remain in effect until the next general rate proceeding.

S. 153 (Senators Young, Gustafson and Senn) — Adds an offense for "trafficking in fentanyl".

S. 154 (Senators Young and Senn) — Enacts the "South Carolina Street Gang and Criminal Enterprise Prevention and Anti-Racketeering Act".

S. 155 (Senator Young) — Provides that any magistrate or magistrate candidate who has been reprimanded by the Supreme Court or any other disciplinary authority may not be appointed or reappointed unless approved by a majority of the Senate after the Senate is informed of the reprimand or disciplinary action.

S. 157 (Senator Young) — Enacts the "South Carolina Hands-Free Act".

S. 159 (Senator Young) — Requires candidates and committees to file campaign bank account statements for the previous quarter's campaign report contemporaneously with their campaign disclosures.

S. 163 (Senator Climer) — Prohibits the Department of Commerce from offering or awarding incentives to certain companies owned or controlled by the People's Republic of China or the Chinese Communist Party.

S. 164 (Senators Climer, Gustafson, Kimbrell and Senn) — Eliminates references to certificate of need requirements.

S. 170 (Senator Climer) — Deletes the provision that restricts the carrying of a concealed weapon onto certain premises.

S. 171 (Senators Climer and Gustafson) — Extends the prohibition against dual office holding to the immediate family member of a member of the General Assembly.

S. 172 (Senator Climer) — Limits Senators to serving no more than three terms in office and limits members of the House of Representatives to serving no more than six terms in office.

S. 176 (Senators Climer and Gustafson) — Prohibits a public utility from including in its rate base or otherwise recover from its customers any legal fees paid by the public utility for a matter in which the public utility was found to have violated a federal, state, or local statute, regulation, or ordinance.

S. 179 (Senator Climer) — Provides for the sale of property by a private selling officer.

S. 184 (Senator Fanning) — Requires individual and group health insurance and health maintenance organization policies to cover annual well-woman examinations.

S. 185 (Senator Fanning) — Prohibits insurers and health care providers from engaging in surprise billing.

S. 188 (Senator Fanning) — Relates to the amount of compensation that may be earned upon returning to covered employment under the Police Officers Retirement System, to delete the earnings limitation.

S. 192 (Senator Fanning) — Provides that certain emergency medical services personnel may be covered under the South Carolina Police Officers Retirement System.

S. 195 (Senator Fanning) — Requires all candidates and elected public officials to pay, transfer, or remit to the State Ethics Commission an amount equal to 5 percent of the total contributions received by the candidate or elected public official during the reporting period.

S. 196 (Senator Fanning) — Provides that an elected local, state, or federal public official whose office is declared vacant due to a criminal conviction during the official's term of office shall reimburse the appropriate state or local elections authority for the actual costs of holding the ensuing primary, runoff primary, or special election necessitated by the official's removal from office prior to the expiration of his term.

S. 198 (Senator Fanning) — Relates to extension of water and sewer systems by a municipality, so as to prohibit extensions conditioned on annexation and for other purposes.

S. 199 (Senator Fanning) — Prohibits a person who has made a campaign contribution to a popularly elected public official within the previous four years from being appointed to a public office by that public official who is the appointing or selecting authority for the position.

S. 200 (Senator Fanning) — Prohibits DHEC from denying the repair, replacement, or construction of wells and septic tanks on certain rural lands regardless of the availability of municipal water and sewer service.

S. 204 (Senator Fanning) — Provides that county council elections may be conducted on a partisan or nonpartisan basis.

S. 208 (Senator Fanning) — Provides that a county may impose an additional driver's license fee and an additional motor vehicle licensing and registration fee from residents new to this state upon a successful referendum.

S. 209 (Senator McLeod) — Enacts the "South Carolina Pro Birth Accountability Act".

S. 210 (Senator McLeod) — Enacts the "Transparency in Justice Act".

S. 211 (Senator McLeod) — Removes marijuana from Schedule 1.

S. 212 (Senator McLeod) — Provides for a statewide advisory referendum to be held at the same time as the 2024 General Election to determine whether the qualified electors of this state favor legalization of marijuana for medicinal and recreational purposes.

S. 214 (Senator McLeod) — Authorizes the General Assembly to enact term limitations for its members.

S. 216 (Senator McLeod) — Enacts the "South Carolina Minimum Wage Act".

S. 217 (Senator McLeod) — Relates to weekly unemployment benefits to modify the weekly benefit amount.

S. 218 (Senator McLeod) — Enacts the "Ratepayer Protection Act".

S. 220 (Senator McLeod) — Provides that a discharged inmate must be provided with written notice that the inmate is eligible to register to vote and instructions concerning how to register to vote.

S. 222 (Senator McLeod) — Requires that law enforcement agencies develop a use of force policy.

S. 223 (Senator McLeod) — Provides that all law enforcement officers must undergo a mental health evaluation that must include an assessment of implicit bias before they can become certified and periodically after they become certified.

S. 224 (Senator McLeod) — Provides that residents of this state who own or possess firearms shall obtain and carry liability insurance that covers losses or damages resulting from any negligent or accidental use of the firearm.

S. 225 (Senator McLeod) — Creates the "Gas Rebate Fund" which must be used to provide a $100 rebate to certain taxpayers in months that the average retail price of certain gasoline exceeds four dollars per gallon.

S. 228 (Senator McLeod) — Provides that health insurance plans offered beginning January 1, 2024, be available to adults under 65 years of age whose income does not exceed 133 percent of the federal poverty level, with a 5 percent income disregard.

S. 229 (Senator Senn) — Provides that indemnification agreements in contracts with government entities are against public policy and unenforceable.

S. 231 (Senator Harpootlian) — Relates to municipal privilege or license tax on railroads and maximum allowable amounts, to remove maximum allowable amounts.

S. 232 (Senator Harpootlian) — Relates to matters exempt from the Freedom of Information Act, to delete the exemption for documents relating to governmental efforts to attract businesses to this state.

S. 235 (Senators Adams and Gustafson) — Provides that upon request of a law enforcement agency, a wireless telecommunications carrier shall provide call location information concerning the telecommunications device of the user to the law enforcement agency in order to respond to a call for emergency services or in an emergency situation that involves the risk of death or serious physical harm.

S. 236 (Senators Adams and Gustafson) — Adds an offense for "trafficking in fentanyl".

S. 239 (Senator Adams) — Relates to the effect of restoring Police Officers Retirement System beneficiary to service to increase the amount of time a beneficiary must be retired before returning to work from 30 to 90 days and to remove the earnings limitation.

S. 240 (Senator Garrett) — Enacts the "Human Life Protection Act".

S. 242 (Senators Garrett and Gustafson) — Adds fentanyl-related substances relating to Schedule I substances.

S. 247 (Senators Kimbrell and Adams) — Provides that teachers and administrators with concealed carry permits may carry a concealed weapon on school property.

S. 251 (Senators M. Johnson, Adams and Gustafson) — Provides benefits to first responders medically diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder arising from a significant traumatic experience or situation in the course and scope of employment, the first responder has an incapacity to work as determined by the treating physician, and the first responder is participating in and receiving clinical care.

S. 252 (Senator M. Johnson) — Enacts the "Law Enforcement Personal Information Privacy Protection Act".

S. 258 (Senator M. Johnson) — Provides restrictions on the use of a recreational off-highway vehicle.

S. 261 (Senator Rankin) — Extends certain government approvals affecting economic development within the state.

S. 264 (Senators Hutto, Jackson and Shealy) — Provides juveniles under 14 years of age must not be required to register as sex offenders.

S. 266 (Senators Hutto, Jackson and Shealy) — Eliminates the exception for children to be tried as an adult.

S. 267 (Senators Hutto, Jackson and Shealy) — Prohibits the penalty of life imprisonment for any individual who is under the age of 18 at the time of committing an offense.

S. 269 (Senator Grooms) — Enacts the "Short Line Railroad Modernization Act".

S. 271 (Senator Grooms) — Relates to acts of municipal council which are required to be done by ordinance to prohibit unreasonable fines or penalties for parking violations.

S. 272 (Senator Verdin) — Enacts the "South Carolina Citizens Defense Act of 2023".

S. 274 (Senator Verdin) — Provides that a person younger than 21 may not undergo gender transition procedures.

S. 275 (Senator Verdin) — Provide that a state of emergency cannot be extended beyond 15 days without the authorization of the Board of Emergency Management.

S. 276 (Senator Verdin) — Provides that a person's biological sex at birth constitutes that person's gender for the purposes of the state constitution and laws.

S. 277 (Senator Malloy) — Provides for fees for participation in a drug court program.

S. 278 (Senators Malloy and Shealy) — Enacts the "South Carolina Juvenile Justice Reform Act".

S. 279 (Senator Cromer) — Provides that certain provisions do not apply to certain institutions.

S. 280 (Senators Campsen and Davis) — Enacts the "South Carolina Conservation Enhancement Act".

S. 281 (Senators Campsen and Davis) — Enacts the "South Carolina Public Lands Enhancement Act".

S. 282 (Senators Campsen and Davis) — Places the Beach Restoration and Improvement Trust Fund under the authority of the Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism.

S. 283 (Senator Williams) — Removes the required 24-hour application requirement before a marriage license may be issued.

S. 284 (Senator Davis) — Provides that the development of workforce housing is one of the purposes for which local accommodations taxes may be used.

S. 286 (Senator Scott) — Allows a political subdivision to install and maintain commercial advertisement benches, remove the provision that requires a bench to be located at the applicant's bus stop, and remove the expiration date of permits issued pursuant to this section.

S. 287 (Senator Scott) — Provides for the number of unrelated adult persons that may live in a single-family residence.

S. 288 (Senator Scott) — Exempts all sales made to military veterans on Veterans Day.

S. 291 (Senator Scott) — Enacts the "South Carolina Minimum Wage Act".

S. 292 (Senator Scott) — Provides that notwithstanding another provision of law, the prohibition on wearing a mask that conceals a person's identity does not apply during an active pandemic or epidemic in this state or during an active and lawfully declared state of emergency in this state.

S. 293 (Senator Scott) — Relating to sales and use taxes or tolls as revenue for transportation facilities to define the term "mass transit system".

S. 294 (Senator Scott) — Enacts the "South Carolina Agribusiness, Rural, and Opportunity Zone Jobs Act".

S. 296 (Senator Allen) — Provides penalties for a person convicted of a crime contained in this chapter with the intent to assault, intimidate, or threaten a person because of his race, religion, color, set, age, national origin, or sexual orientation.

S. 297 (Senator Allen) — Provides for a reduction in the sentence of an inmate convicted of certain "no parole offenses" upon satisfying certain conditions.

S. 298 (Senator Bennett) — Sets forth a process for the Department of Revenue and Taxpayers to accurately determine net income.

S. 304 (Senator Turner) — Increases the fine for slow drivers in the left lane from $25 to $100 and provides that $75 from each fine collected must be credited to the highway patrol.

S. 307 (Senator Kimpson) — Provides that a state or local law enforcement officer responsible for transporting the patient must be a part of a therapeutic transport unit and have undergone mental health and crisis intervention training.

S. 308 (Senator Kimpson) — Prohibits the deletion or destruction of data from a body-worn camera with the intent to alter or influence a criminal action, criminal investigation, internal police investigation, civil action, or potential civil action if notice is provided by the adverse party, or if litigation is reasonably anticipated.

S. 309 (Senator Kimpson) — Enacts the "South Carolina Inclusionary Zoning Act".

S. 313 (Senator Rice) — Allows for placement of political posters on private property.

S. 336 (Senator Senn) — Relates to the maximum period of time permitted to voters to remain in the voting booth to increase the maximum time allowed from three minutes to a reasonable amount of time or within five minutes of being asked to leave.

S. 343 (Senators Shealy, Jackson and Hutto) — Relates to definitions in the State Certification of Need and Health Facility Licensure Act, to include all short-term residential stabilization and intensive crisis services in the definition of crisis stabilization unit facilities and to change the age of the individuals served in same.

S. 349 (Senator Matthews) — Provides that the state shall not deny or interfere with an individual's reproductive freedom in their most intimate decisions.

S. 353 (Senator Massey) — Amends Sections 15-38-15, 15-38-20(a), 15-38-40(b), and 15-38-50, all relating to the South Carolina contribution among tortfeasors act, to include persons or entities for the purposes of allocation of fault.

S. 355 (Senator Massey) — Provides guidelines for the records of county real property sales and removes county auditor fees.

S. 359 (Senator Massey) — Enacts the "Second Amendment Sanctuary Act".

S. 362 (Senator Grooms) — Adds planning for repairs to bridges, highways, roads, and other improvements on the state right-of-way to the list of exemptions from the state procurement code.

S. 363 (Senator Grooms) — Prohibits 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.

S. 364 (Senator Verdin) — Provides that gender changes to a person's birth certificate may only be to change from male to female or from female to male and to provide for affidavits that must accompany a petition to make a gender change to a person's birth certificate.

S. 366 (Senator Massey) — Provides definitions for fatal fetal anomaly and medical emergency and removes definitions that are no longer necessary.

S. 367 (Senators Adams, M. Johnson, Kimbrell, Garrett, Rice, Harpootlian and Cash) — Provides that an appearance bond shall automatically convert to a personal recognizance bond after three years for a circuit court offense and after 18 months for a magistrate's or municipal court offense.

S. 368 (Senators Adams, M. Johnson, Kimbrell, Garrett, Rice, Harpootlian and Cash) — Provides that a magistrate must consider whether a person is out on bond for another prior offense when setting a bond.

S. 369 (Senator Rice) — Makes 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 an amendment that imposes fiscal restraints on the federal government through a balanced budget amendment.

S. 375 (Senator Grooms) — Provides that a person driving a vehicle approaching a stationary vehicle displaying flashing hazard lights shall slow down, yield the right-of-way, and maintain a safe speed if changing lanes is unsafe.

S. 381 (Senator Grooms) — Relates to the General Reserve fund, to increase from 5 to 7 percent the amount of state general fund revenue in the latest completed fiscal year required to be held in the General Reserve Fund.

S. 382 (Senator Scott) — Adds Section 8-11-625 to provide that state employees earning annual leave at the rate of 30 days a year must receive a lump sum payment for days of annual leave fewer than 30 days not used or donated by the employee in a calendar year.

S. 383 (Senator Malloy) — Provides that each member of the Lee County Transportation Committee shall be allowed and paid $100 from Lee County "C" fund revenues for each meeting at which he is in attendance.

S. 384 (Senator Malloy) — Provides for an exemption for a disabled veteran's vehicle if the vehicle is owned by a trust, the disabled veteran is the beneficiary of the trust, and the disabled veteran otherwise would qualify for the exemption if he owned the vehicle.