SENATE TO MEET AT 11:00 A.M. TODAY

NO. 6

CALENDAR

OF THE

SENATE

OF THE

STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA

REGULAR SESSION BEGINNING TUESDAY, JANUARY 11, 2011

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THURSDAY, JANUARY 20, 2011


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Thursday, January 20, 2011

INVITATIONS

Thursday, January 20, 2011 - 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Members of the Senate and Staff, Breakfast, Room 112 of the Blatt Building, by the SC CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL COLLABORATIVE
(Accepted-- January 11, 2011)

Tuesday, January 25, 2011 - 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Members of the Senate, Reception, Clarion Hotel, by the
AMERICAN COUNCIL OF ENGINEERING COMPANIES OF SC, SC SOCIETY OF PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERS AND AMERICAN SOCIETY OF CIVIL ENGINEERING, SC SECTION
(Accepted-- January 11, 2011)

Tuesday, January 25, 2011 - 6:00 p.m.
Members of the Senate, David H. Wilkins Legislative and Civic Awards Dinner, by THE RILEY INSTITUTE AT FURMAN
(Accepted-- January 11, 2011)

Wednesday, January 26, 2011 - 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Members of the Senate and Staff, Breakfast, Room 112 of the Blatt Building, by the SC ASSOCIATION OF NURSE ANESTHETISTS
(Accepted-- January 11, 2011)

Wednesday, January 26, 2011 - 12:00 - 2:00 p.m.
Members of the Senate, Luncheon, Room 112 of the Blatt Building, by the SC CONSORTIUM FOR GIFTED EDUCATION
(Accepted-- January 11, 2011)

Wednesday, January 26, 2011 - 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Members of the Senate and Staff, Oyster Roast and Frogmore Stew, Clarion Hotel, by the CLARION HOTEL
(Accepted-- January 11, 2011)

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Wednesday, January 26, 2011 - 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Members of the Senate, Reception, Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center, by the SC CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
(Accepted-- January 11, 2011)

Thursday - January 27, 2011 - 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Members of the Senate, Breakfast, Room 112 of the Blatt Building, by the SC ASSOCIATION OF SCHOOL NURSES
(Accepted-- January 11, 2011)

UNCONTESTED LOCAL

THIRD READING BILL

S. 337 (Word version)--Senator Coleman: A BILL TO AMEND ACT 525 OF 1982, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE ELECTION OF MEMBERS OF THE CHESTER COUNTY COUNCIL AND THE CHESTER COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD OF TRUSTEES, SO AS TO REVISE THE DATE BY WHICH A PERSON SHALL FILE A STATEMENT OF CANDIDACY IN ORDER TO RUN FOR A SEAT ON THE CHESTER COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD OF TRUSTEES.
(Without reference--January 11, 2011)
(Read the second time--January 18, 2011)

UNCONTESTED LOCAL

SECOND READING BILLS

S. 384 (Word version)--Senator Pinckney: A BILL TO AUTHORIZE THE JASPER COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION TO IMPOSE AN IMPACT FEE ON ANY DEVELOPER FOR EACH NEW RESIDENTIAL DWELLING UNIT CONSTRUCTED BY THE DEVELOPER WITHIN THE JASPER COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT, TO PROVIDE THAT THE FUNDS MAY BE USED ONLY FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF PUBLIC EDUCATION FACILITIES FOR GRADES KINDERGARTEN THROUGH TWELVE WITHIN THE DISTRICT AND FOR THE PAYMENT OF PRINCIPAL AND INTEREST ON EXISTING OR NEW BONDS ISSUED BY THE DISTRICT, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE

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IMPACT FEE MUST BE SET AT AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED THE COST THAT EACH ADDITIONAL DWELLING UNIT IMPOSES ON THE SCHOOL DISTRICT FOR PUBLIC EDUCATION FACILITIES.
(Without reference--January 19, 2011)

H. 3321 (Word version)--Rep. J.R. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND ACT 1006 OF 1958, RELATING TO THE BATH WATER AND SEWER DISTRICT, THE CLEARWATER WATER AND SEWER DISTRICT, AND THE LANGLEY WATER AND SEWER DISTRICT IN AIKEN COUNTY AND THE ELECTION OF COMMISSIONERS FOR THESE DISTRICTS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT NO PERSON MAY SERVE AS A COMMISSIONER OF THESE DISTRICTS AND ALSO SERVE AS AN OFFICER OR EMPLOYEE OF THE SAME DISTRICT, AND TO REQUIRE PRESENT COMMISSIONERS IN VIOLATION OF THIS PROVISION TO MAKE A WRITTEN ELECTION AS TO WHICH POSITION WILL BE RETAINED AND WHICH POSITION BY THAT ELECTION IS BEING RESIGNED.
(Without reference--January 19, 2011)

H. 3290 (Word version)--Rep. Branham: A BILL TO AMEND ACT 806 OF 1952, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO ANNUAL MEETINGS OF THE SCHOOL DISTRICTS OF FLORENCE COUNTY, SO AS TO REQUIRE FLORENCE COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT TWO TO CALL A CITIZENS' MEETING ON THE PROPOSED DISTRICT BUDGET BEFORE JUNE THIRTIETH OF EACH YEAR AND ADDITIONAL MEETINGS AS MAY BE REQUIRED.
(Without reference--January 19, 2011)

MOTION PERIOD

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STATEWIDE SECOND READING BILLS

H. 3278 (Word version)--Rep. Harrison: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO PROVIDE THAT UNTIL JUNE 30, 2011, THERE ARE NO LIMITATIONS AS TO TYPES OF APPLICANTS OR ORGANIZATIONS WHO MAY APPLY FOR A SPECIAL FIFTEEN-DAY BEER AND WINE PERMIT AUTHORIZED BY SECTION 61-4-550 OF THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, IN ORDER TO TEMPORARILY CORRECT AN IMPROVIDENTLY ENACTED PROVISION IN 2010 RESTRICTING THE ISSUANCE OF THESE PERMITS TO ONLY NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS UNTIL SUCH TIME AS THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY CONSIDERS AND ENACTS PERMANENT GENERAL LAW CHANGES TO EFFECTUATE THIS CORRECTION.
(Read the first time--January 18, 2011)
(Recalled from Committee on Judiciary--January 18, 2011)
(Senator Thomas desires to be present.)

S. 6 (Word version)--Senators Leatherman, McGill, Rose, McConnell, Campsen, Fair and Setzler: A BILL TO RATIFY AN AMENDMENT TO SECTION 36(A), ARTICLE III OF THE CONSTITUTION OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1895, RELATING TO THE GENERAL RESERVE FUND, TO INCREASE FROM THREE TO FIVE PERCENT THE AMOUNT OF STATE GENERAL FUND REVENUE IN THE LATEST COMPLETED FISCAL YEAR REQUIRED TO BE HELD IN THE GENERAL RESERVE FUND; AND TO RATIFY AN AMENDMENT TO SECTION 36(B) OF ARTICLE III, RELATING TO THE CAPITAL RESERVE FUND, TO PROVIDE THAT MONIES IN THE CAPITAL RESERVE FUND, IN ANY YEAR THE GENERAL RESERVE FUND DOES NOT HAVE THE REQUIRED PERCENTAGE OF GENERAL FUND REVENUE, FIRST MUST BE USED TO FULLY REPLENISH THE APPLICABLE PERCENTAGE AMOUNT IN THE GENERAL RESERVE FUND BEFORE BEING USED FOR OTHER AUTHORIZED PURPOSES WHICH DO NOT

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INCLUDE OFFSETTING MIDYEAR BUDGET REDUCTIONS.
(Read the first time--January 11, 2011)
(Reported by Committee on Finance--January 19, 2011)
(Favorable)

S. 255 (Word version)--Senators Cleary, McConnell, Hutto and Rose: A BILL TO AMEND TITLE 33, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING CHAPTER 57, SO AS TO AUTHORIZE QUALIFIED RELIGIOUS, CHARITABLE, EDUCATIONAL, AND OTHER ELEEMOSYNARY ORGANIZATIONS TO OPERATE AND CONDUCT RAFFLES AND CASINO NIGHT CHARITY GAMES THROUGH REGISTRATION WITH THE SOUTH CAROLINA SECRETARY OF STATE, TO PROVIDE STANDARDS FOR THESE EVENTS; TO REQUIRE PROCEEDS TO BE USED FOR RELIGIOUS, CHARITABLE, EDUCATIONAL, OR OTHER ELEEMOSYNARY PURPOSES; AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS.
(Read the first time--January 11, 2011)
(Reported by Committee on Judiciary--January 19, 2011)
(Favorable)

S. 256 (Word version)--Senators Cleary, McConnell, Hutto and Rose: A JOINT RESOLUTION PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO SECTION 7, ARTICLE XVII OF THE CONSTITUTION OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1895, RELATING TO THE PROHIBITION ON LOTTERIES AND THE EXCEPTIONS TO THIS PROHIBITION, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY MAY AUTHORIZE RAFFLES TO BE OPERATED AND CONDUCTED BY RELIGIOUS, CHARITABLE, OR NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS FOR RELIGIOUS, CHARITABLE, OR ELEEMOSYNARY PURPOSES, AND BY GENERAL LAW MUST DEFINE THE TYPE OF ORGANIZATION AUTHORIZED TO CONDUCT RAFFLES, PROVIDE THE STANDARDS FOR THEIR CONDUCT AND MANAGEMENT, PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS, AND PROVIDE FOR ANY OTHER LAW NECESSARY TO ASSURE THE PROPER FUNCTIONING, HONESTY, INTEGRITY, AND

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CHARITABLE PURPOSES FOR WHICH THE RAFFLES ARE CONDUCTED.
(Read the first time--January 11, 2011)
(Reported by Committee on Judiciary--January 19, 2011)
(Favorable)

SENATE RESOLUTION

S. 326 (Word version)--Senators Hayes, Peeler, Rose, Campsen and Cromer: A SENATE RESOLUTION TO AMEND RULE 44, RELATING TO THE SENATE ETHICS COMMITTEE'S DUTIES AND PROCEDURES, SO AS TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL DUTIES, COMPLAINT PROCEDURES, AND PROCEDURES FOR FINDINGS OF PROBABLE CAUSE, AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS, AND TO ADD PROVISIONS REGARDING THE RECEIPT OF DOCUMENTS RELATING TO PROCEEDINGS IN ACTIONS TAKEN AGAINST A MEMBER; AND TO AMEND RULE 44.1, RELATING TO THE RULES GOVERNING ACTIONS TAKEN AGAINST A MEMBER, SO AS TO PROVIDE PROVISIONS FOR SUSPENSION AND REINSTATEMENT.
(Introduced--January 11, 2011)
(Reported by Committee on Rules--January 13, 2011)
(Favorable with amendments)
(Committee Amendment Adopted--January 19, 2011)


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