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The House assembled at 10:00 A.M.
Deliberations were opened with prayer by the Chaplain of the House of Representatives, the Rev. Dr. Alton C. Clark as follows:
Our Father God, we lift our hearts to You in gratitude for life and health, for work to do and strength with which to do it, for Your goodness and mercy which daily follow us, for the beauty and wonder of Your creation. We thank You for our great Country, its history and its place in the world today. Help us to live always in the spirit of thanksgiving. Spare us from waste of time or careless haste in action. Help us to engage our energies wisely and prudently use our time for the advancement of things worthwhile. Crown our efforts with accomplishments altogether pleasing in Your sight.
To You, Lord, we render our praise and give glory now and always. Amen.
After corrections to the Journal of the proceedings of yesterday, the SPEAKER ordered it confirmed.
The following Bills were taken up, read the third time, and ordered sent to the Senate.
H. 4147 -- Reps. McKay, Hines, Harwell and Askins: A BILL TO PROVIDE THAT THE TAX MILLAGE LEVIED FOR GENERAL OPERATIONAL PURPOSES FOR ALL SCHOOL DISTRICTS IN FLORENCE COUNTY AND ANY FEES IN LIEU OF TAXES RECEIVED BY THESE DISTRICTS FOR ANY YEAR MUST BE PLACED IN A SPECIAL ACCOUNT AND DISTRIBUTED TO EACH DISTRICT ON A PRO RATA BASIS BASED ON AVERAGE DAILY ATTENDANCE, TO PROVIDE THAT THESE DISTRIBUTIONS SHALL CONSTITUTE THE FUNDS A DISTRICT RECEIVES TO OPERATE ITS SCHOOLS FOR THAT YEAR FROM AD VALOREM PROPERTY TAXES, AND TO PROVIDE EXCEPTIONS FOR TAX MILLAGE LEVIED FOR BONDED INDEBTEDNESS PURPOSES.
H. 4135 -- Rep. D. Wilder: A BILL TO AMEND ACT 171 OF 1967, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO LAURENS COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICTS FIFTY-FIVE AND FIFTY-SIX AND THE ANNUAL OPERATING BUDGETS AND TAX LEVY THEREFOR, SO AS TO REVISE THE AUTHORIZED ANNUAL TAX LEVIES BEGINNING WITH THE YEAR 1993.
The following Bill and Joint Resolution were read the third time, passed and, having received three readings in both Houses, it was ordered that the title of each be changed to that of an Act, and that they be enrolled for ratification.
S. 610 -- Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee: A BILL TO AMEND SECTIONS 40-59-70, 40-59-77, 40-59-80, 40-59-90, 40-59-100, 40-59-110, 40-59-130, 40-59-140, 40-59-160, ALL AS AMENDED, AND SECTIONS 40-59-75 AND 40-59-95, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, ALL RELATING TO RESIDENTIAL HOME BUILDERS, SO AS TO ESTABLISH A FEE SCHEDULE UNTIL THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY APPROVES THE FEES BY REGULATION; DELETE THE AUTHORITY OF THE RESIDENTIAL BUILDERS COMMISSION TO CERTIFY A RESIDENTIAL SPECIALTY CONTRACTOR; REQUIRE THAT A RESIDENTIAL SPECIALTY CONTRACTOR POST A BOND IF THE COST OF THE UNDERTAKING EXCEEDS FIVE THOUSAND DOLLARS, AND PROVIDE FOR RECIPROCITY FOR A RESIDENTIAL BUILDER'S LICENSE TO THOSE BUILDERS IN GOOD STANDING IN OTHER STATES.
S. 626 -- Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE RESIDENTIAL BUILDERS COMMISSION, RELATING TO RESIDENTIAL BUILDERS AND RESIDENTIAL SPECIALTY CONTRACTORS, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 1526, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
At 10:30 A.M. the House in accordance with the ruling of the Speaker adjourned to meet at 12:00 Noon, Tuesday, May 4.
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