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H 3583 - Prohibits cities and towns from accepting proposals from businesses that boycott based on race or religion

Tracking Level: Passed
Sponsor: Alan Clemmons
Last Action: 6/12/2015 - Act No. 63
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05.19.2015 The Senate Finance Committee gave this bill a favorable report.
05.12.2015 The Senate Finance Sales and Income Taxation subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report with an amendment. The amendment includes language from S545.
03.17.2015 The House Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report with an amendment. The amendment includes gender as a grounds in which a company can't discriminate. The amendment also reduced the monetary threshold from $100,000 to $10,000.
03.03.2015 The House Judiciary Committee adjourned debate on this bill.
02.25.2015 The House Judiciary Constitutional Laws subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.
Summary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits the state or a political subdivision of the state from accepting a proposal from or procuring goods or services from a business which engages in the boycott of a person or entity based on race, color, religion or national origin.
  

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H*3583 (Rat #0096, Act #0063 of 2015) General Bill, By Clemmons, Simrill, McCoy, Loftis, Atwater, Kirby, Corley, Bernstein, McEachern, Weeks, Johnson, Goldfinch, Kennedy, H.A. Crawford, Rutherford, Whitmire, Douglas, Burns, Clyburn, Erickson, G.R. Smith, Yow, Spires, Chumley, Allison, Hardee, Anderson, Gagnon, Putnam, Nanney, Williams, Limehouse, Duckworth, Norrell, Anthony, Ballentine, Bannister, Bedingfield, Bingham, Clary, Delleney, Felder, Finlay, Funderburk, Gambrell, Hamilton, Hardwick, Hicks, Hiott, Hixon, Huggins, Long, Lowe, Lucas, V.S. Moss, Murphy, Norman, Pitts, Pope, Quinn, Riley, Rivers, Sandifer, G.M. Smith, Stringer, Tallon, Taylor, Thayer, Toole, Wells, Willis, Newton, Forrester, Hill and Gilliard
Summary: Proposals
    AN ACT TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 23 TO CHAPTER 35, TITLE 11 SO AS TO PROHIBIT THE STATE OR A POLITICAL SUBDIVISION OF THE STATE FROM ACCEPTING A PROPOSAL FROM OR PROCURING GOODS OR SERVICES FROM A BUSINESS WHICH ENGAGES IN THE BOYCOTT OF A PERSON OR AN ENTITY BASED ON RACE, COLOR, RELIGION, GENDER, OR NATIONAL ORIGIN; TO AMEND SECTION 11-57-320, RELATING TO THE EXCEPTION TO CONTRACT PROHIBITION ON A CASE-BY-CASE BASIS, SO AS TO REMOVE THE CASE-BY-CASE BASIS REQUIREMENT, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THIS SECTION APPLIES TO INVESTMENT ACTIVITIES MADE BEFORE JANUARY 1, 2015; TO AMEND SECTION 11-57-330, RELATING TO THE CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENT TO CONTRACT WITH THE STATE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE REQUIREMENT DOES NOT APPLY TO CONTRACTS BETWEEN PUBLIC PROCUREMENT UNITS, NOR CONTRACTS BETWEEN PUBLIC PROCUREMENT UNITS AND EXTERNAL PROCUREMENT ACTIVITIES; TO AMEND SECTION 11-57-510, RELATING TO THE CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENT IN THE BIDDING PROCESS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE REQUIREMENT DOES NOT APPLY TO CONTRACTS BETWEEN PUBLIC PROCUREMENT UNITS, NOR CONTRACTS BETWEEN PUBLIC PROCUREMENT UNITS AND EXTERNAL PROCUREMENT ACTIVITIES; BY ADDING SECTION 11-57-50 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH A PROVISION OF THIS CHAPTER IS NOT GROUNDS FOR CERTAIN PROTESTS; AND TO AMEND SECTION 11-57-40, RELATING TO CERTAIN CONTRACTS AND PROCUREMENTS TO WHICH THE IRAN DIVESTMENT ACT DOES NOT APPLY, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IT DOES NOT APPLY TO A PROCUREMENT OR CONTRACT VALUED AT TEN THOUSAND DOLLARS OR LESS. - ratified title
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02/11/15House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 68)
02/11/15House Referred to Committee on Judiciary (House Journal-page 68)
03/03/15House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Newton
03/18/15House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Forrester
03/18/15House Committee report: Favorable with amendment Judiciary (House Journal-page 34)
03/19/15House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Hill
03/19/15 Scrivener's error corrected
03/24/15House Amended (House Journal-page 26)
03/24/15House Read second time (House Journal-page 26)
03/24/15House Roll call Yeas-95 Nays-9 (House Journal-page 28)
03/25/15House Read third time and sent to Senate (House Journal-page 14)
03/25/15House Roll call Yeas-85 Nays-0 (House Journal-page 15)
03/25/15Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 9)
03/25/15Senate Referred to Committee on Finance (Senate Journal-page 9)
05/20/15Senate Committee report: Favorable with amendment Finance (Senate Journal-page 8)
05/21/15 Scrivener's error corrected
05/26/15Senate Committee Amendment Adopted (Senate Journal-page 12)
05/26/15Senate Read second time (Senate Journal-page 12)
05/26/15Senate Roll call Ayes-44 Nays-0 (Senate Journal-page 12)
05/27/15 Scrivener's error corrected
05/27/15Senate Read third time and returned to House with amendments (Senate Journal-page 48)
06/02/15House Concurred in Senate amendment and enrolled (House Journal-page 53)
06/02/15House Roll call Yeas-97 Nays-1 (House Journal-page 53)
06/03/15 Ratified R 96
06/04/15 Signed By Governor
06/11/15 Effective date See Act for Effective Date
06/12/15 Act No. 63



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