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The Senate assembled at 11:00 A.M., the hour to which it stood adjourned, and was called to order by the ACTING PRESIDENT, Senator PATTERSON.
The following Bills were read the third time and ordered sent to the House of Representatives:
S. 1163 (Word version) -- Senators Sheheen, Reese, Hutto and Elliott: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING CHAPTER 81 TO TITLE 15 SO AS TO ENACT THE "SUCCESSOR ASBESTOS-RELATED LIABILITY FAIRNESS ACT", TO DEFINE CERTAIN TERMS RELATED TO ASBESTOS-RELATED CLAIMS, TO LIMIT SUCCESSOR ASBESTOS-RELATED LIABILITIES OF A CORPORATION UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES, TO PROVIDE EXCEPTIONS TO THE LIMITATIONS ON SUCCESSOR LIABILITY, AND TO PROVIDE A METHOD FOR ESTABLISHING THE FAIR MARKET VALUE OF TOTAL GROSS ASSETS IN DETERMINING THE LIMITATIONS ON SUCCESSOR LIABILITY.
By prior motion of Senator SHEHEEN, with unanimous consent
S. 1314 (Word version) -- Judiciary Committee: A BILL TO AMEND TITLE 2, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING CHAPTER 79 TO CREATE THE ORDER OF THE SWORD AND MACE, THE HIGHEST CIVILIAN HONOR THAT MAY BE AWARDED TO LIVING PERSONS OR AWARDED POSTHUMOUSLY BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY; TO RECOGNIZE STATE CITIZENS FOR EXCELLENCE, VALOR, OR EXTRAORDINARY SERVICE; AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE METHOD OF SELECTING HONOREES.
By prior motion of Senator KNOTTS, with unanimous consent
On motion of Senator GROOMS, with unanimous consent, the Senate stood adjourned out of respect to the memory of The Reverend Frank Shang Chong Ling of Moncks Corner, S.C.
At 11:12 A.M., on motion of Senator CROMER, the Senate adjourned to meet next Tuesday, April 11, 2006, at 12:00 Noon.
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