Journal of the House of Representatives
of the First Session of the 119th General Assembly
of the State of South Carolina
being the Regular Session Beginning Tuesday, January 11, 2011


SENATE BILL INDEX

BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS

REGULAR SESSION OF 2011

History of Bills and Resolutions Acted on by the House of Representatives

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2011 SENATE BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS

Senate Bills & Resolutions acted on by the House in 2011.

REGULAR SESSION OF 2011

S. 6 -- Senators Leatherman, McGill, Rose, McConnell, Campsen, Fair, Setzler, Alexander and Rankin: 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 INCLUDE OFFSETTING MIDYEAR BUDGET REDUCTIONS.
Introduced and Committed

S. 18 -- Senators McConnell, McGill, Rose, Campsen, Verdin, Ryberg, Leventis, Rankin and Alexander: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, TO ENACT THE "SOUT H CAROLINA TEACHER PROTECTION ACT OF 2011 ", BY ADDING SECTION 59-25-900, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A TEACHER MAY BRING A CIVIL ACTION AGAINST A STUDENT WHO COMMITS A CRIMINAL OFFENSE AGAINST THE TEACHER IF THE OFFENSE OCCURS ON SCHOOL GROUNDS OR AT A SCHOOL-RELATED EVENT, OR IF THE OFFENSE IS DIRECTLY RELATED TO THE TEACHER'S PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES, AND TO PROVIDE THAT NO TEACHER HAS CIVIL LIABILITY TO A STUDENT OR TO A PARTY ACTING IN THE INTEREST OF THE STUDENT FOR AN ACT OR OMISSION BY THE TEACHER THAT OCCURS WHILE THE TEACHER IS ACTING ON BEHALF OF THE SCHOOL.
Introduced and Committed

S. 20 -- Senators Grooms, McConnell, Thomas, Alexander, Leatherman, Knotts, Bryant, Hayes, Rose, Verdin, S. Martin, Peeler, L. Martin, Fair, Ryberg, Cromer, Campsen, Davis, Shoopman, Rankin and Bright: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 6-1-170, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PREEMPTION OF LOCAL ORDINANCES REGARDING IMMIGRATION, SO AS TO ALLOW A CIVIL ACTION TO BE BROUGHT UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES WHEN A POLITICAL SUBDIVISION LIMITS OR PROHIBITS A LOCAL OFFICIAL FROM SEEKING TO ENFORCE A FEDERAL OR STATE LAW WITH REGARD TO IMMIGRATION OR THE UNLAWFUL IMMIGRATION STATUS OF A PERSON; TO AMEND SECTION 8-14-10, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS FOR THE PURPOSES OF UNAUTHORIZED ALIENS AND PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT, SO AS TO EXPAND THE DEFINITION OF "PRIVATE EMPLOYER "; TO AMEND SECTION 8-14-20, RELATING TO PUBLIC EMPLOYER PARTICIPATION IN THE FEDERAL WORK AUTHORIZATION PROGRAM AND SERVICE CONTRACTORS, SO AS TO DELETE PROVISIONS REGARDING CERTAIN TYPES OF IDENTIFICATIONS PREVIOUSLY ALLOWED FOR VERIFICATION OTHER THAN E-VERIFY AND TO MAKE TECHNICAL CHANGES; TO AMEND SECTION 16-9-460, RELATING TO AIDING ILLEGAL ENTRY OR HARBORING AN UNLAWFUL ALIEN, SO AS TO INCLUDE IN THE PURVIEW OF THE STATUTE THE PERSON WHO ENTERED THE COUNTRY, REMAINED, OR SHELTERED THEMSELVES FROM DETECTION ILLEGALLY; BY ADDING SECTION 16-17-750 SO AS TO CREATE THE OFFENSE OF FAILURE TO CARRY A CERTIFICATE OF ALIEN REGISTRATION ISSUED TO THE PERSON AND TO PROVIDE A PENALTY; BY ADDING SECTION 17-13-170 SO AS TO REQUIRE LAW ENFORCEMENT UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES AND WITH REASONABLE SUSPICION TO DETERMINE WHETHER A PERSON IS LAWFULLY PRESENT IN THE UNITED STATES, TO DELINEATE INFORMATION THAT MAY BE PROVIDED TO PRESUME THE PERSON IS LEGALLY PRESENT IN THE UNITED STATES, TO PROVIDE FOR THE OFFENSE OF PROVIDING FALSE INFORMATION AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES, TO PROVIDE PROCEDURES FOR VERIFICATION OF STATUS AND EXCEPTIONS, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE COLLECTION OF DATA ON MOTOR VEHICLES STOPPED WITHOUT A CITATION ISSUED; TO AMEND SECTION 23-3-1100, RELATING TO THE VERIFICATION OF THE STATUS OF PRISONERS, NOTIFICATION OF THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY, AND HOUSING AND MAINTENANCE EXPENSES, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR TRANSPORTATION OF A PRISONER WHO IS AN ALIEN UNLAWFULLY PRESENT IN THE UNITED STATES TO A FEDERAL FACILITY OR OTHER FORM OF FEDERAL CUSTODY AND FOR NOTIFICATION TO THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY; TO AMEND SECTION 41-8-10, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS FOR PURPOSES OF ILLEGAL ALIENS AND PRIVATE EMPLOYMENT, SO AS TO REDEFINE THE TERMS "LICENSE " AND "PRIVATE EMPLOYER " AND DEFINE THE TERM "UNAUTHORIZED ALIEN "; TO AMEND SECTION 41-8-20, RELATING TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF COMPLETION AND MAINTENANCE OF FEDERAL EMPLOYMENT ELIGIBILITY VERIFICATION FORMS OR E-VERIFY, SO AS TO REQUIRE AUTHORIZATION OF EVERY NEW EMPLOYEE WITHIN THREE, RATHER THAN FIVE, DAYS AND REQUIRE CONTRACTORS TO MAINTAIN CONTACT PHONE NUMBERS OF ALL SUBCONTRACTORS AND SUB-SUBCONTRACTORS PERFORMING SERVICES FOR THE CONTRACTOR AND PROVIDE THIS INFORMATION UPON REQUEST; TO AMEND SECTION 41-8-30, RELATING TO EMPLOYMENT OF UNAUTHORIZED ALIENS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PRIVATE EMPLOYER VIOLATES THE PRIVATE EMPLOYER LICENSE IF HE KNOWINGLY AND INTENTIONALLY EMPLOYS AN UNAUTHORIZED ALIEN; TO AMEND SECTION 41-8-40, RELATING TO A PRIVATE EMPLOYER'S PRESUMPTION OF COMPLIANCE WITH THE LAW, SO AS TO MAKE TECHNICAL CHANGES; TO AMEND SECTION 41-8-50, RELATING TO PENALTIES FOR FAILING TO COMPLY WITH E-VERIFY REQUIREMENTS, SO AS TO ALLOW ACTION AGAINST A PRIVATE EMPLOYER TO BE BROUGHT AFTER A RANDOM AUDIT OR AN INSPECTION REGARDING AN EMPLOYEE WHO HAS BEEN EMPLOYED THREE, RATHER THAN FIVE, DAYS AND TO PROVIDE FURTHER PROCEDURES FOR A PRIVATE EMPLOYER'S COMPLIANCE, TO PROVIDE FOR SUSPENSION AND REVOCATION OF THE PRIVATE EMPLOYER'S LICENSE UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES, AND TO MAKE CONFORMING CHANGES; TO AMEND SECTIONS 41-8-60, RELATING TO ACTIONS TO COLLECT CIVIL PENALTIES AGAINST A PRIVATE EMPLOYER, AND 41-8-120, RELATING TO THE PROMULGATION OF REGULATIONS AND STATEWIDE RANDOM AUDITS, BOTH SO AS TO DELETE REFERENCES TO CIVIL PENALTIES AND MAKE CONFORMING CHANGES REGARDING DISCIPLINARY ACTION AGAINST A PRIVATE EMPLOYER; BY ADDING SECTION 16-13-480 SO AS TO CREATE THE OFFENSE OF PROVIDING A FALSE PICTURE IDENTIFICATION FOR USE BY AN ALIEN UNLAWFULLY PRESENT IN THE UNITED STATES AND TO PROVIDE A PENALTY; TO REPEAL SECTION 23-3-80 RELATING TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA LAW ENFORCEMENT DIVISION'S AUTHORIZATION TO NEGOTIATE A MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING WITH THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE OR THE DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY REGARDING UNLAWFUL ALIENS; AND BY ADDING SECTION 23-6-60 SO AS TO CREATE THE ILLEGAL IMMIGRATION ENFORCEMENT UNIT WITHIN THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY, TO PROVIDE FOR ITS ADMINISTRATION AND DUTIES, AND TO REQUIRE A MEMORANDUM OF AGREEMENT WITH UNITED STATES IMMIGRATION AND CUSTOMS ENFORCEMENT.
Introduced and Committed
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Amended
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Proposed Amendment
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Proposed Amendment
Request for Debate
Other proceedings
Point of Order
Concurrence & Enrolled
Message to Senate
Message from Senate
Ratified

S. 30 -- Senators McConnell, Leventis and Ford: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 22-5-110, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATED TO MAGISTRATES' POWERS AND DUTIES REGARDING THE ISSUANCE OF ARREST WARRANTS AND COURTESY SUMMONS, SO AS TO MAKE TECHNICAL CHANGES, TO PROVIDE THAT NO ARREST WARRANT SHALL BE ISSUED FOR THE ARREST OF A PERSON UNLESS SOUGHT BY A MEMBER OF A LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY ACTING IN HIS OFFICIAL CAPACITY, CERTAIN BUSINESSES SEEKING AN ARREST WARRANT FOR AN OFFENSE AGAINST THE BUSINESS, AND PERSONS SEEKING AN ARREST WARRANT FOR A FRAUDULENT CHECK OR OFFENSES INVOLVING CRIMINAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE, HARASSMENT, OR ASSAULT AND BATTERY, TO PROVIDE THAT A COURTESY SUMMONS MUST BE ISSUED WHEN AN ARREST WARRANT IS SOUGHT BY ANY OTHER PERSON, AND TO PROVIDE THAT AN ARREST WARRANT MAY BE ISSUED WHEN A PERSON FAILS TO APPEAR BEFORE THE COURT PURSUANT TO A COURTESY SUMMONS; TO AMEND SECTION 22-1-10, RELATING TO THE APPOINTMENT OF MAGISTRATES, THEIR TERMS AND JURISDICTION, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE GOVERNOR MAY APPOINT A MAGISTRATE TO A POSITION THAT BECOMES VACANT ONCE THE TERM OF A SITTING MAGISTRATE IS TERMINATED UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES; TO AMEND SECTION 22-1-30, RELATING TO THE SUSPENSION OR REMOVAL OF A MAGISTRATE, SO AS TO PROVIDE A PROCEDURE TO END A MAGISTRATE'S TERM OF OFFICE AND NOT ALLOW HIM TO CONTINUE TO SERVE UNTIL HIS SUCCESSOR IS APPOINTED; AND TO AMEND SECTION 22-2-40, RELATING TO THE NUMBER AND LOCATION OF MAGISTRATES THAT MAY SERVE IN A COUNTY, SO AS TO PROVIDE AN ADDITIONAL PROVISION THAT WOULD ALLOW THE NUMBER AND LOCATION OF MAGISTRATES TO BE INCREASED OR DECREASED.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
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Amended
Amended
Proposed Amendment
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Point of Order
Point of Order
Non-Concurrence
Conference Committee
Report of Conference Committee
Adopted
Message to Senate
Message to Senate
Message from Senate
Ratified

S. 36 -- Senators McConnell, McGill, Setzler and Ford: A BILL TO ENACT PROVISIONS OF LAW PERTAINING TO THE PAYMENT, COLLECTION, AND ADMINISTRATION OF THE SALES AND USE TAX, BY AMENDING ACT 99 OF 2007, RELATING TO THE SALES TAX EXEMPTION FOR DURABLE MEDICAL EQUIPMENT AND SUPPLIES, TO PHASE OUT THE SALES AND USE TAX IMPOSED ON DURABLE MEDICAL EQUIPMENT AND RELATED SUPPLIES, AND TO DELETE PROVISIONS RELATING TO FURTHER REDUCTIONS IN THE SALES AND USE TAX ON DURABLE MEDICAL EQUIPMENT AND RELATED SUPPLIES BASED ON GENERAL FUND REVENUE GROWTH; TO AMEND SECTIONS 12-36-90, 12-36-910, 12-36-1310, AND 12-36-2120, ALL AS AMENDED, RELATING TO SALES AND USE TAXES, TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THOSE INSTANCES WHERE SALES AND USE TAX APPLIES IN CONNECTION WITH WARRANTIES AND SERVICE MAINTENANCE CONTRACTS SOLD IN CONNECTION WITH THE SALE OF TANGIBLE PERSONAL PROPERTY; AND BY AMENDING ARTICLE 25, CHAPTER 36, TITLE 12, RELATING TO GENERAL PROVISIONS CONCERNING THE PAYMENT, COLLECTION, AND ADMINISTRATION OF THE SALES AND USE TAX BY ADDING SECTIONS 12-36-2691 AND 12-36-2692 TO PROVIDE THE APPLICABLE REQUIREMENTS AND DURATION FOR WHICH OWNING OR UTILIZING A DISTRIBUTION FACILITY WITHIN SOUTH CAROLINA IS NOT CONSIDERED IN DETERMINING WHETHER THE PERSON HAS A PHYSICAL PRESENCE IN SOUTH CAROLINA SUFFICIENT TO ESTABLISH A NEXUS WITH SOUTH CAROLINA FOR SALES AND USE TAX PURPOSES, AND TO PROVIDE NOTIFICATION AND PAYMENT PROCEDURES AND REQUIREMENTS IN REGARD TO USE TAXES DUE THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Amended
Amended
Amended
Request for Debate
Other proceedings
Concurrence & Enrolled
Message to Senate
Ratified

S. 38 -- Senators McConnell, L. Martin and Campsen: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-19-240, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE FORM AND CONTENT OF APPLICATIONS FOR VEHICLE TITLES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE APPLICANT MUST PROVIDE WITH THE APPLICATION A VALID DRIVER'S LICENSE OR IDENTIFICATION CARD IF THE APPLICANT IS AN INDIVIDUAL, TO PROVIDE THAT THE APPLICANT MUST PROVIDE A SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER FOR A SOLE PROPRIETOR OR FEDERAL EMPLOYER IDENTIFICATION NUMBER AND THE PHYSICAL ADDRESS OF THE BONA FIDE PLACE OF BUSINESS IF THE APPLICANT IS A BUSINESS, AND TO PROHIBIT THE TITLING OF VEHICLES PURCHASED FOR OPERATION IN A FOREIGN JURISDICTION.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading & Enrolled
Recorded vote
Debate Adjourned
Ratified

S. 46 -- Senators McConnell and Knotts: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 50-21-870 OF THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE WEARING OF PERSONAL FLOTATION DEVICES ON PERSONAL WATERCRAFT, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON IS NOT REQUIRED TO WEAR A PERSONAL FLOTATION DEVICE IF THE PERSON IS IN POSSESSION OF A PERSONAL WATERCRAFT THAT IS LOCATED IN THREE FEET OF WATER OR LESS, AND IS ANCHORED, AND THE ENGINE IS NOT OPERATING.
Introduced and Committed

S. 51 -- Senators McConnell and Campsen: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION NAME THE OVERPASS IN NORTH CHARLESTON IDENTIFIED AS THE "SEVEN MILE VIADUCT " THE "P. H. LIVINGSTON OVERPASS " AND ERECT APPROPRIATE MARKERS OR SIGNS AT THIS OVERPASS THAT CONTAIN THE WORDS "P.†H. LIVINGSTON OVERPASS ".
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Adopted

S. 52 -- Senators McConnell, Knotts and Nicholson: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO FIX NOON ON WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 2, 2011, AS THE TIME TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE COURT OF APPEALS, SEAT 1, WHOSE TERM WILL EXPIRE JUNE 30, 2011; TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE COURT OF APPEALS, SEAT 2, WHOSE TERM WILL EXPIRE JUNE 30, 2011; TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR THE FIFTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, SEAT 1, TO FILL THE UNEXPIRED TERM THAT EXPIRES JUNE 30, 2013; TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR THE THIRTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, SEAT 2, TO FILL THE UNEXPIRED TERM THAT EXPIRES JUNE 30, 2012, AND THE SUBSEQUENT FULL TERM THAT EXPIRES JUNE 30, 2018; TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE CIRCUIT COURT AT-LARGE, SEAT 9, TO FILL THE UNEXPIRED TERM THAT EXPIRES JUNE 30, 2015; TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO A CERTAIN JUDGE OF THE FAMILY COURT FOR THE NINTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, SEAT 1, TO FILL THE SUBSEQUENT FULL TERM THAT EXPIRES JUNE 30, 2016.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Recommitted

S. 53 -- Senators L. Martin, Leventis and Ford: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 3, TITLE 16 OF THE 1976 CODE, BY ADDING ARTICLE 19 TO ESTABLISH A PROCEDURE FOR THE ISSUANCE OF PERMANENT AND EMERGENCY CIVIL NO-CONTACT ORDERS UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES, TO PROVIDE FOR THE DURATION OF CIVIL NO-CONTACT ORDERS, TO PROVIDE NECESSARY DEFINITIONS, TO PROVIDE A PENALTY FOR THE VIOLATION OF CIVIL NO-CONTACT ORDERS.
Introduced and Committed

S. 78 -- Senators Hayes, Lourie and L. Martin: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 44-53-190, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO MATERIALS, COMPOUNDS, MIXTURES, AND PREPARATIONS CLASSIFIED AS SCHEDULE I DRUGS, SO AS TO ADD SYNTHETIC CANNABIS TO THE LIST OF SCHEDULE I DRUGS.
Introduced and Committed

S. 79 -- Senators Hayes, Rose, McConnell and Campsen: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 8-13-1320 OF THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO CONTRIBUTIONS WITHIN A SPECIFIED PERIOD AFTER PRIMARY, SPECIAL, OR GENERAL ELECTION ATTRIBUTED TO THE PRIMARY OR ELECTION, SO AS TO PROVIDE SPECIFIC PROVISIONS FOR CONTRIBUTIONS MADE IN A PRIMARY RUNOFF.
Introduced and Committed

S. 91 -- Senators Ryberg and Knotts: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 150, TITLE 59 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO EDUCATION LOTTERY TICKET SALES, BY ADDING SECTION 59-150-155 TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON WHO CURRENTLY HOLDS A RETAIL LOTTERY TICKET SALES LICENSE MAY BE GRANTED A TEMPORARY LICENSE FOR RETAIL LOTTERY TICKET SALES IF HE ACQUIRES ANOTHER RETAIL BUSINESS WHICH SELLS LOTTERY TICKETS, TO PROVIDE THE LENGTH OF TIME A TEMPORARY LICENSE IS VALID, AND TO PROVIDE THE FEE FOR A TEMPORARY LICENSE.
Introduced and Committed

S. 109 -- Senator Verdin: A BILL TO AMEND TITLE 44 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO HEALTH, BY ADDING CHAPTER 137, TO ENACT THE "REFLEX SYMPATHETIC DYSTROPHY SYNDROME EDUCATION ACT ", TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL TO ESTABLISH AN EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM CONCERNING THE SYNDROME, TO PROVIDE FOR THE CONTENTS OF A PUBLIC AWARENESS PROGRAM, TO REQUIRE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL WORK WITH HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS AND OTHER PROFESSIONALS CONCERNING THE SYNDROME, TO ALLOW FOR PRIVATE FUNDING OF THE PROGRAM, AND TO DEFINE NECESSARY TERMS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Recorded vote
Debate Adjourned
Point of Order
Rejected

S. 119 -- Senators Campsen, Rose, McConnell and Verdin: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 24-21-705 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT, UPON RECEIPT OF THE NOTICE OF A PAROLE HEARING, THE VICTIM AND MEMBERS OF THE VICTIM'S IMMEDIATE FAMILY MAY SUBMIT WRITTEN STATEMENTS TO THE BOARD OF PROBATION, PAROLE AND PARDON SERVICES, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE STATEMENTS MUST BE CONSIDERED BY THE BOARD IN MAKING ITS DETERMINATION OF PAROLE, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE STATEMENTS MUST BE RETAINED BY THE BOARD AND MUST BE SUBMITTED AT SUBSEQUENT PAROLE HEARINGS.
Introduced and Committed

S. 172 -- Senators Rose, Fair, Leatherman, Bright, Bryant, Campsen, Knotts, O'Dell, S. Martin, Ford and McGill: A BILL TO ENACT THE "SOUTH CAROLINA HIGHER EDUCATION EFFICIENCY AND ADMINISTRATIVE POLICIES ACT OF 2011 ", BY ADDING SECTION 59-101-670 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT EACH PUBLIC INSTITUTION OF HIGHER LEARNING MUST MAINTAIN A DETAILED TRANSACTION REGISTER OF ALL FUNDS EXPENDED EACH MONTH AND POST THAT REGISTER ONLINE; BY ADDING SECTION 1-1-1040 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT ALL STATE AGENCIES MUST HAVE A LINK ON THEIR INTERNET WEBSITE TO THE STATE AGENCY RESPONSIBLE FOR POSTING ON ITS INTERNET WEBSITE THE AGENCY'S, DEPARTMENT'S, OR INSTITUTION'S MONTHLY STATE PROCUREMENT CARD STATEMENTS, TO DIRECT THE STATE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD'S STATE OFFICE OF HUMAN RESOURCES TO PARTICIPATE WITH FIVE REPRESENTATIVES SELECTED BY THE RESPECTIVE PRESIDENTS OF THE PUBLIC INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER LEARNING AND TECHNICAL COLLEGES TO STUDY, DEVELOP, AND RECOMMEND A SEPARATE, COMPREHENSIVE HUMAN RESOURCES SYSTEM FOR THE PUBLIC INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER LEARNING AND TECHNICAL COLLEGES; TO AMEND SECTION 2-47-50, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PERMANENT IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS, SO AS TO DEFINE 'PERMANENT IMPROVEMENT PROJECT'; TO AMEND SECTION 11-35-1210, RELATING TO THE STATE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD'S REVIEW OF DOLLAR LIMITS FOR A GOVERNMENTAL BODY'S PROCUREMENT, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE STATE BOARD FOR TECHNICAL AND COMPREHENSIVE EDUCATION, IN COORDINATION WITH THE APPROPRIATE CHIEF PROCUREMENT OFFICER, MAY APPROVE A CUMULATIVE TOTAL OF UP TO FIFTY THOUSAND DOLLARS IN ADDITIONAL PROCUREMENT AUTHORITY FOR TECHNICAL COLLEGES; TO AMEND SECTION 11-35-1550, RELATING TO BID PROCEDURES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IN CERTAIN SITUATIONS, A PUBLIC INSTITUTION OF HIGHER LEARNING AND TECHNICAL COLLEGE MAY MAKE SMALL PURCHASES NOT EXCEEDING TEN THOUSAND DOLLARS WITHOUT CERTAIN PROVISIONS OF THE PROCUREMENT CODE APPLYING; TO AMEND SECTION 11-35-3310, RELATING TO INDEFINITE DELIVERY CONTRACTS, SO AS TO INCREASE CERTAIN DOLLAR LIMITS FOR PUBLIC INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER LEARNING AND TECHNICAL COLLEGES; TO AMEND SECTION 11-35-4810, RELATING TO COOPERATIVE PURCHASING, SO AS TO EXEMPT PUBLIC INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER LEARNING FROM THE REQUIREMENT OF THIRTY DAYS' NOTICE OF A MULTISTATE SOLICITATION IF A COST SAVINGS IS DEMONSTRATED TO THE OFFICE OF STATE PROCUREMENT; TO AMEND SECTION 1-7-170, RELATING TO ENGAGING AN ATTORNEY ON A FEE BASIS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PUBLIC INSTITUTION OF HIGHER LEARNING SHALL ENGAGE AND COMPENSATE OUTSIDE COUNSEL IN ACCORDANCE WITH POLICIES AND PROCEDURES ADOPTED BY THE STATE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD FOR MATTERS OF BONDED INDEBTEDNESS, PUBLIC FINANCE, BORROWING, AND RELATED FINANCIAL MATTERS; BY ADDING SECTION 59-101-55 SO AS TO PROHIBIT STATE APPROPRIATED FUNDS FROM BEING USED TO PROVIDE OUT-OF-STATE SUBSIDIES TO STUDENTS ATTENDING STATE-SUPPORTED INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER LEARNING; BY ADDING SECTION 59-112-115 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT WHEN THE GOVERNING BOARD OF A PUBLIC INSTITUTION OF HIGHER LEARNING OR TECHNICAL COLLEGE ADOPTS A CHANGE TO THE TUITION OR FEES IMPOSED ON STUDENTS, THE CHANGE MAY BE IMPLEMENTED ONLY AFTER A PUBLIC VOTE WITH THE NUMBER OF TRUSTEES OR LOCAL AREA COMMISSIONERS VOTING FOR AND AGAINST THE CHANGE BEING COUNTED; BY ADDING SECTION 8-11-162 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT TECHNICAL COLLEGE PRESIDENTS ARE COVERED BY THE AUTHORITY OF THE AGENCY HEAD SALARY COMMISSION; TO AMEND SECTION 1-11-55, RELATING TO THE LEASING OF REAL PROPERTY FOR GOVERNMENTAL BODIES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A TECHNICAL COLLEGE, WITH THE APPROVAL OF THE STATE BOARD FOR TECHNICAL AND COMPREHENSIVE EDUCATION, AND A PUBLIC INSTITUTION OF HIGHER LEARNING, MAY ENTER INTO ANY LEASE AGREEMENT OR RENEW ANY LEASE AGREEMENT UP TO ONE HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS ANNUALLY FOR EACH PROPERTY OR FACILITY WITHOUT NOTIFYING THE OFFICE OF GENERAL SERVICES FOR AN INVESTIGATION OF AVAILABLE SPACE; BY ADDING SECTION 59-53-168 SO AS TO AUTHORIZE THE STATE BOARD FOR TECHNICAL AND COMPREHENSIVE EDUCATION TO EMPLOY AND ADMINISTER CERTAIN ADMINISTRATIVE EFFICIENCY PROVISIONS, AND TO ESTABLISH AN ADVISORY BOARD; BY ADDING SECTION 59-112-140 SO AS TO ALLOW THE AREA COMMISSION FOR THE FLORENCE-DARLINGTON TECHNICAL COLLEGE TO WAIVE CERTAIN REQUIREMENTS FOR STUDENT PARTICIPANTS IN THE CATERPILLAR DEALER ACADEMY OPERATED BY FLORENCE-DARLINGTON TECHNICAL COLLEGE; TO AMEND SECTION 2-77-20, RELATING TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA HIGHER EDUCATION EXCELLENCE ENHANCEMENT PROGRAM, SO AS TO REQUIRE THAT ALL THE FUNDS APPROPRIATED TO THE PROGRAM MUST BE ALLOCATED EQUALLY AMONG THE ELIGIBLE INSTITUTIONS; AND TO AMEND SECTION 59-142-40, RELATING TO STUDENTS FIRST FINANCIAL RESOURCES FOR SCHOLARSHIPS AND TUITION, SO AS TO UPDATE REFERENCES AND TO PROVIDE THAT FUNDS FOR THE NEED-BASED GRANT MUST BE ALLOCATED IN A GIVEN YEAR TO INSTITUTIONS USING A METHODOLOGY THAT CONSIDERS STATE RESIDENT PELL GRANT RECIPIENTS SO THAT EACH PUBLIC INSTITUTION, SHALL RECEIVE AN AMOUNT SUFFICIENT TO PROVIDE A SIMILAR LEVEL OF SUPPORT PER STATE RESIDENT PELL RECIPIENT WHEN COMPARED TO TUITION AND REQUIRED FEES, BUT THAT NO INSTITUTION SHALL RECEIVE A SMALLER PROPORTION OF FUNDING THAN WOULD BE PROVIDED UNDER THE STUDENT ENROLLMENT METHODOLOGY USED IN YEARS PRIOR TO FISCAL YEAR 2008-2009.
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Recalled
Point of Order
Non-Concurrence
Enrolled
Conference Committee
Report of Conference Committee
Adopted
Message to Senate
Message to Senate
Message from Senate
Message from Senate
Message from Senate
Ratified

S. 211 -- Senators Matthews, Land, Leatherman, Leventis, Hutto, Williams, Ford and McGill: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING CHAPTER 54 TO TITLE 11 SO AS TO ESTABLISH THE "I-95 CORRIDOR AUTHORITY ACT " AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE COMPOSITION, DUTIES, AND POWERS OF THE AUTHORITY.
Introduced and Committed
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3rd Reading
Recorded vote
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Proposed Amendment
Recalled
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Request for Debate
Other proceedings
Point of Order
Message from Senate
Message from Senate
Ratified
Veto Message

S. 213 -- Senators McConnell, Campsen and Knotts: A BILL TO DIRECT THE SOUTH CAROLINA CODE COMMISSIONER TO INCLUDE BEGINNING WITH THE 2011 CUMULATIVE SUPPLEMENT TO THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, CERTAIN REPORTER'S COMMENTS IN REGARD TO VARIOUS PROVISIONS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA PROBATE CODE IN TITLE 62, AMENDED BY ACT 244 OF 2010.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading & Enrolled
Ratified

S. 220 -- Senators Jackson and Ford: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 1, TITLE 44 OF THE 1976 CODE, BY ADDING SECTION 44-1-149 TO PROHIBIT THE RESALE OF FOOD THAT HAS BEEN SERVED OR SOLD TO AND POSSESSED BY A CONSUMER.
Introduced and Committed

S. 232 -- Senators Cleary and Ford: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 44-7-130, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS OF THE STATE CERTIFICATION OF NEED AND HEALTH CARE FACILITY ACT, SO AS TO REVISE THE DEFINITION OF HEALTH CARE FACILITY.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading & Enrolled
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Point of Order
Message to Senate
Message from Senate
Message from Senate
Ratified
Veto Overridden

S. 241 -- Senators Rose and Leventis: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO CREATE THE SOUTH CAROLINA DYSLEXIA TASK FORCE, TO PROVIDE FOR THE COMPOSITION OF THE TASK FORCE, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE TASK FORCE SHALL REPORT ITS FINDINGS TO THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Amended
Point of Order
Message from Senate
Ratified

S. 255 -- Senators Cleary, McConnell, Hutto, Rose, Ford and Knotts: 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.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee

S. 258 -- Senators Sheheen, Campsen, Davis, Rose, Ryberg, McConnell, Massey, Rankin, Setzler, Knotts and Alexander: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 1-3-240 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO REMOVAL OF OFFICERS BY THE GOVERNOR, TO PROVIDE THAT THE STATE INSPECTOR GENERAL MAY BE REMOVED BY THE GOVERNOR FOR MALFEASANCE, MISFEASANCE, INCOMPETENCY, ABSENTEEISM, CONFLICTS OF INTEREST, MISCONDUCT, PERSISTENT NEGLECT OF DUTY IN OFFICE, OR INCAPACITY; AND TO AMEND TITLE 1 BY ADDING CHAPTER 6 TO CREATE THE OFFICE OF THE STATE INSPECTOR GENERAL, TO PROVIDE THAT THE STATE INSPECTOR GENERAL IS APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR WITH THE ADVICE AND CONSENT OF THE SENATE, TO AUTHORIZE THE STATE INSPECTOR GENERAL TO ADDRESS FRAUD, WASTE, ABUSE, AND WRONGDOING WITHIN THE SOUTH CAROLINA EXECUTIVE GOVERNMENT AGENCIES, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE POWERS, DUTIES, AND FUNCTIONS OF THE OFFICE.
Introduced and Committed
Recalled
Debate Adjourned

S. 262 -- Senators Sheheen, Rose, Scott, Ford and Malloy: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 1-30-10 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENTS OF STATE GOVERNMENT, TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS AND TO REQUIRE CERTAIN REPORTS FROM THE VARIOUS DEPARTMENTS; TO AMEND SECTION 8-27-10, RELATING TO THE DEFINITION OF REPORT FOR THE PURPOSES OF THE EMPLOYMENT PROTECTION FOR REPORTS OF VIOLATIONS OF STATE OR FEDERAL LAW OR REGULATION, BY PROVIDING THAT A REPORT MAY BE A WRITTEN OR ORAL ALLEGATION OR TESTIMONY TO A LEGISLATIVE COMMITTEE; TO AMEND CHAPTER 27 OF TITLE 8, RELATING TO EMPLOYMENT PROTECTION FOR REPORTS OF VIOLATIONS OF STATE OR FEDERAL LAW OR REGULATION, BY ADDING SECTION 8-27-60 TO PROVIDE THAT A SUMMARY OF THE PROVISIONS CONTAINED IN CHAPTER 27 ARE POSTED ON THE INTERNET WEBSITE OF EACH PUBLIC BODY SUBJECT TO THE PROVISIONS OF THAT CHAPTER; AND BY ADDING CHAPTER 2 TO TITLE 2, RELATING TO LEGISLATIVE OVERSIGHT OF EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENTS, TO PROVIDE THAT THE STANDING COMMITTEES OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY HAVE A DUTY TO REVIEW AND STUDY THE OPERATIONS OF THE STATE AGENCIES WITHIN THE COMMITTEE'S JURISDICTION, TO ESTABLISH COMMITTEE OVERSIGHT JURISDICTION, TO PROVIDE FOR THE PROCESS BY WHICH A COMMITTEE MAY INITIATE AN OVERSIGHT STUDY OR INVESTIGATION, TO PROVIDE FOR THE MANNER IN WHICH AN INVESTIGATING COMMITTEE MAY ACQUIRE EVIDENCE OR INFORMATION RELATED TO THE STUDY OR INVESTIGATION, TO PROVIDE FOR PROGRAM EVALUATION REPORTS, THE MANNER IN WHICH THEY ARE REQUESTED, AND THE CONTENTS OF THE REPORTS, TO PROVIDE THAT ALL TESTIMONY GIVEN TO AN INVESTIGATING COMMITTEE MUST BE GIVEN UNDER OATH, TO PROVIDE THAT WITNESSES TESTIFYING IN FRONT OF AN INVESTIGATING COMMITTEE MAY BE REPRESENTED BY COUNSEL, AND TO PROVIDE THAT WITNESSES ARE GIVEN THE BENEFIT OF ANY PRIVILEGE WHICH HE COULD HAVE CLAIMED IN COURT AS A PARTY TO A CIVIL ACTION.
Introduced and Committed

S. 271 -- Senators Cleary, Ford and Knotts: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 15-41-30 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO AN INDIVIDUAL RETIREMENT ACCOUNT BEING EXEMPT FROM ATTACHMENT, LEVY, AND SALE, TO DELETE THE PROVISION THAT THE EXEMPTION ONLY APPLIES TO THE EXTENT REASONABLY NECESSARY FOR THE SUPPORT OF THE DEBTOR AND ANY DEPENDENT OF THE DEBTOR AND TO INCREASE THE ALLOWABLE AMOUNTS TO CONFORM TO THOSE ALLOWABLE UNDER FEDERAL BANKRUPTCY LAW.
Introduced and Committed

S. 277 -- Senators Peeler, Campsen, Rose, Ryberg, McConnell, Bright, Knotts, O'Dell, S. Martin and Alexander: A BILL TO RATIFY AN AMENDMENT TO ARTICLE II OF THE CONSTITUTION OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1895, RELATING TO THE RIGHT OF SUFFRAGE, BY ADDING SECTION 12 TO GUARANTEE THE RIGHT OF AN INDIVIDUAL TO VOTE BY SECRET BALLOT FOR A DESIGNATION, A SELECTION, OR AN AUTHORIZATION FOR EMPLOYEE REPRESENTATION BY A LABOR ORGANIZATION.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading & Enrolled
Recorded vote
Request for Debate
Ratified

S. 295 -- Senators Hutto, Fair, Jackson, Rankin and Ford: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO CREATE THE SOUTH CAROLINA SUMMER CAMP STUDY COMMITTEE TO STUDY THE SUMMER CAMPS IN THE STATE AND MAKE RECOMMENDATIONS TO THE LEGISLATURE RELATED TO LICENSING AND REGULATION OF SUMMER CAMPS, PROVIDE FOR THE MEMBERSHIP AND METHOD OF APPOINTMENT FOR THE MEMBERSHIP, PROVIDE FOR THE DUTIES OF THE STUDY COMMITTEE, PROVIDE FOR THE STAFFING OF THE STUDY COMMITTEE, AND TO DISSOLVE THE STUDY COMMITTEE AFTER A REPORT OF ITS FINDINGS IS PROVIDED TO THE LEGISLATURE AND THE GOVERNOR.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Report of Committee
Recorded vote
Proposed Amendment
Recommitted
Recommitted
Recalled
Recalled
Debate Adjourned
Request for Debate
Point of Order

S. 312 -- Senators Davis, McConnell, Peeler, Bright, Massey, Shoopman, S. Martin, Ryberg, Verdin, Rose, Knotts and Campsen: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 2-65-15, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS FOR PURPOSES OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA FEDERAL AND OTHER FUNDS OVERSIGHT ACT, SO AS TO REVISE THE DEFINITION OF "MATCHING FUNDS " TO INCLUDE BOTH GENERAL FUND MONIES AND OTHER FUND MONIES TO BE USED TO MEET FEDERAL MATCH REQUIREMENTS; TO AMEND SECTION 2-65-20, RELATING TO THE APPROPRIATION OF ANTICIPATED FEDERAL FUNDS AND OTHER FUNDS BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY IN APPROPRIATIONS ACTS, SO AS TO REQUIRE STATE AGENCIES RECEIVING FEDERAL FUNDS TO PROVIDE IN BUDGET SUBMISSIONS FOR THE PROPOSED BUDGET DETAILS OF CONDITIONS IMPOSED ON THE STATE APPLICABLE TO FEDERAL FUNDS INCLUDED IN THE AGENCY'S BUDGET SUBMISSION AND INFORMATION ON ALL FEDERAL FUNDS AVAILABLE TO THE AGENCY WHICH THE AGENCY IS ELIGIBLE TO REQUEST OR DRAW ON THAT HAVE NOT BEEN REQUESTED OR DRAWN UPON AND THE CONDITIONS ON THOSE FUNDS, REQUIRE THE RECOMMENDED BUDGET SPECIFICALLY TO ACCEPT IN DETAIL THOSE CONDITIONS WHEN FEDERAL FUNDS ARE INCLUDED IN THE PROPOSED BUDGET, AND TO CONFORM THE SECTION TO REFLECT THE PROVISION OF LAW ASSIGNING TO THE GOVERNOR THE DUTY OF PRODUCING A PROPOSED BUDGET TO THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY; TO AMEND SECTION 2-65-30, RELATING TO EXPENDITURE BY A STATE AGENCY OF UNANTICIPATED FEDERAL FUNDS AND PRIVATE GRANT FUNDS NOT APPROPRIATED IN APPROPRIATIONS ACTS, SO AS TO REQUIRE THE AGENCY'S SUBMISSION OF AN EXPENDITURE PROPOSAL FOR THE ANTICIPATED FUNDS TO THE STATE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD TO INCLUDE THE CONDITIONS IMPOSED ON THE STATE'S RECEIPT AND EXPENDITURE OF THE FEDERAL FUNDS AND, IN AUTHORIZING THE RECEIPT AND EXPENDITURE, THE BOARD'S ACCEPTANCE OF THE CONDITIONS; AND TO AMEND SECTION 2-65-100, RELATING TO EXEMPTIONS FROM THE SOUTH CAROLINA FEDERAL AND OTHER FUNDS OVERSIGHT ACT, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE EXEMPTION FOR RESEARCH AND STUDENT AID GRANTS APPLIES TO NONSTATE FUNDED GRANTS AND CONTRACTS AND FEDERAL FINANCIAL AID, INCLUDING WORK STUDY.
Introduced and Committed
2nd Reading
3rd Reading & Enrolled
Recorded vote
Recalled
Point of Order
Ratified

S. 321 -- Senators O'Dell and Nicholson: A BILL TO AMEND ACT 595 OF 1994, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE ELECTION OF MEMBERS OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF GREENWOOD SCHOOL DISTRICT 50 IN GREENWOOD COUNTY, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IF THE NUMBER OF CANDIDATES FOR THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES IS EQUAL TO OR LESS THAN THE NUMBER OF POSITIONS TO BE FILLED, THE COUNTY ELECTION COMMISSION SHALL DECLARE THOSE CANDIDATES ELECTED.
Introduced and Committed

S. 331 -- Senator S. Martin: A BILL TO AMEND ACT 745 OF 1967, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE RENEWABLE WATER RESOURCES, SO AS TO INCREASE THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE COMMISSION FROM NINE TO ELEVEN MEMBERS; TO PROVIDE THAT AT LEAST ONE MEMBER MUST BE FROM SPARTANBURG COUNTY; AND TO CLARIFY THAT EACH MEMBER MUST SERVE AT LARGE, BE A RESIDENT OF A MEMBER COUNTY, AND BE A RESIDENT OF THE RENEWABLE WATER RESOURCESí SERVICE AREA; AND TO DELETE OBSOLETE REFERENCES.
Introduced and Committed

S. 336 -- Senator Grooms: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 56-7-35 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER WHO ISSUES A UNIFORM TRAFFIC TICKET FOR A VIOLATION OF A LOCAL ORDINANCE OR TRAFFIC LAWS RELATING TO SPEEDING OR DISREGARDING A TRAFFIC CONTROL DEVICE MUST ISSUE IT INCIDENT TO AND CONTEMPORANEOUS WITH A TRAFFIC STOP, TO PROVIDE THAT A CITATION ISSUED PURSUANT TO A LOCAL ORDINANCE OR TRAFFIC LAW MAY NOT BE BASED UPON PHOTOGRAPHIC EVIDENCE, HOWEVER, THIS EVIDENCE MAY BE USED TO CORROBORATE THE TESTIMONY OF A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER WHO OBSERVED THE OFFENSE, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THIS SECTION DOES NOT APPLY TO TOLL COLLECTION; TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-710, RELATING TO A LOCAL AUTHORITY'S RIGHT TO REGULATE ITS STREETS AND HIGHWAYS AND TRAFFIC ALONG ITS STREETS AND HIGHWAYS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A LOCAL AUTHORITY MAY NOT ISSUE A UNIFORM TRAFFIC CITATION FOR VIOLATING A LOCAL ORDINANCE OR THE TRAFFIC LAWS RELATING TO SPEEDING OR DISREGARDING TRAFFIC CONTROL DEVICES BASED UPON PHOTOGRAPHIC EVIDENCE; TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-70, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE SUSPENSION OF REQUIREMENTS RELATING TO THE REGISTRATION, PERMITTING, LENGTH, WIDTH, WEIGHT, LOAD, AND TIME OF SERVICE FOR CERTAIN VEHICLES DURING A STATE OF EMERGENCY, SO AS TO REVISE THE PROVISION THAT PROVIDES FOR THE ISSUANCE OF CITATIONS FOR VIOLATING CERTAIN TRAFFIC LAWS BASED ON PHOTOGRAPHIC EVIDENCE BY PROVIDING THAT IT ALSO APPLIES TO VIOLATIONS OF LOCAL ORDINANCES, VIOLATIONS BASED IN WHOLE OR IN PART ON PHOTOGRAPHIC EVIDENCE, WHETHER GATHERED IN CONJUNCTION WITH RADAR SPEED DETECTION DEVICES AND WHETHER THE CAMERA OR OTHER ELECTRONIC DEVICE CAPTURING THE EVIDENCE WAS ATTENDED OR UNATTENDED AT THE TIME IT CAPTURED THIS PHOTOGRAPHIC EVIDENCE, AND TO PROVIDE THE CIRCUMSTANCE WHEN A PERSON WHO RECEIVED A CITATION BASED ON PHOTOGRAPHIC EVIDENCE MAY BE SERVED NOTICE OF THE VIOLATION AFTER ONE HOUR OF THE OCCURRENCE OF THE VIOLATION; AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA TRAFFIC ENFORCEMENT COMMISSION, AND ITS MEMBERSHIP, POWERS AND DUTIES.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Amended
Amended
Amended
Amended
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Request for Debate
Other proceedings
Point of Order
Ratified

S. 337 -- 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.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading & Enrolled
Other proceedings
Ratified

S. 338 -- Senators Courson, McConnell, Land, Peeler, Alexander, Anderson, Bright, Bryant, Campbell, Campsen, Cleary, Coleman, Cromer, Davis, Elliott, Fair, Ford, Grooms, Hayes, Hutto, Jackson, Knotts, Leatherman, Lourie, Malloy, L. Martin, S. Martin, Massey, Matthews, McGill, Nicholson, O'Dell, Pinckney, Rankin, Reese, Rose, Ryberg, Scott, Setzler, Sheheen, Shoopman, Thomas, Verdin and Williams: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEMORATE FEBRUARY 6, 2011, AS "RONALD REAGAN DAY. "
Introduced and Adopted

S. 342 -- Senators Knotts, Alexander, Anderson, Bright, Bryant, Campbell, Campsen, Cleary, Coleman, Courson, Cromer, Davis, Elliott, Fair, Ford, Grooms, Hayes, Hutto, Jackson, Land, Leatherman, Leventis, Lourie, Malloy, L. Martin, S. Martin, Massey, Matthews, McConnell, McGill, Nicholson, O'Dell, Peeler, Pinckney, Rankin, Reese, Rose, Ryberg, Scott, Setzler, Sheheen, Shoopman, Thomas, Verdin and Williams: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND THE LEXINGTON DIXIE YOUTH INDEPENDENT ALL-STAR BASEBALL TEAM FOR ITS IMPRESSIVE WIN OF THE 2010 CLASS AAA DIXIE YOUTH WORLD SERIES CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE, AND TO HONOR THE PLAYERS AND COACHES ON AN OUTSTANDING SEASON.
Introduced and Adopted

S. 343 -- Senators Knotts, Alexander, Anderson, Bright, Bryant, Campbell, Campsen, Cleary, Coleman, Courson, Cromer, Davis, Elliott, Fair, Ford, Grooms, Hayes, Hutto, Jackson, Land, Leatherman, Leventis, Lourie, Malloy, L. Martin, S. Martin, Massey, Matthews, McConnell, McGill, Nicholson, O'Dell, Peeler, Pinckney, Rankin, Reese, Rose, Ryberg, Scott, Setzler, Sheheen, Shoopman, Thomas, Verdin and Williams: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO INVITE THE NATIONAL COMMANDER OF THE AMERICAN LEGION, THE HONORABLE JIMMIE FOSTER, TO ADDRESS THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY IN JOINT SESSION IN THE CHAMBER OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES AT 12:30 P.M. ON TUESDAY, MARCH 1, 2011.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Recorded vote
Other proceedings
Adopted

S. 345 -- Senators Setzler, McGill, Land, Reese, Elliott, Williams, Nicholson, Lourie, Coleman, Sheheen, Matthews, Leventis, Alexander, Pinckney, Malloy, O'Dell, S. Martin, Peeler and L. Martin: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO PROVIDE THAT THE GOVERNING BODY OF ANY SCHOOL DISTRICT OF THIS STATE MAY WAIVE UP TO FIVE SCHOOL DAYS MISSED BY STUDENTS ATTENDING SCHOOLS AND CHARTER SCHOOLS DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER DURING THE 2010-2011 SCHOOL YEAR FROM THE MAKE-UP REQUIREMENT THAT FULL SCHOOL DAYS MISSED DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER, OR OTHER DISRUPTIONS BE MADE UP, AND TO PROVIDE THAT FOR ANY DISTRICT WHICH WAIVES DAYS AS PERMITTED ABOVE, THE DAYS ARE ALSO WAIVED FOR STUDENTS PARTICIPATING IN HOME SCHOOL PROGRAMS APPROVED BY THE DISTRICT BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE DISTRICT IN WHICH THE STUDENT RESIDES.
Introduced and Committed
2nd Reading
3rd Reading & Enrolled
Ratified
Recalled

S. 349 -- Senators Cromer and Knotts: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 50-21-125, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT CERTAIN SWIMMING RESTRICTIONS APPLY ON LAKES AND RESERVOIRS CONSTRUCTED OR DEVELOPED BY THE SOUTH CAROLINA PUBLIC SERVICE AUTHORITY.
Introduced and Committed

S. 358 -- Senator Grooms: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-3-2335, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT LICENSE PLATES BY THE DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES, SO AS TO REVISE THE DEFINITION OF THE TERM "RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT BUSINESS ", TO PROVIDE DEFINITIONS FOR THE TERMS "BUSINESS ", "CONTRACTED FLEET OWNER ", "CONTRACTOR ", AND "TIRES ", TO REVISE THE APPLICATION PROCEDURE TO OBTAIN THE LICENSE PLATES, THEIR COST, THE DISTRIBUTION OF MONEY RECEIVED FROM THEIR SALE, AND THE MAXIMUM NUMBER OF LICENSE PLATES THAT MAY BE ISSUED, TO PROVIDE FOR THE ISSUANCE OF FLEET RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT LICENSE PLATES, THEIR COST, THE DISTRIBUTION OF THE MONEY RECEIVED FROM THEIR SALE, AND THE MAXIMUM NUMBER OF LICENSE PLATES THAT MAY BE ISSUED, TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT MAY ENTER INTO CERTAIN RECIPROCAL AGREEMENTS WITH OTHER STATES FOR THE PURPOSE OF TESTING AND EVALUATING THE PERFORMANCE OF RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT BUSINESS' TIRES, AND TO PROVIDE THAT A RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT BUSINESS, OR CONTRACTED FLEET OWNER IS RESPONSIBLE TO TAKE ANY ACTIONS REQUIRED BY ANOTHER STATE THAT ARE NECESSARY FOR IT TO LEGALLY TEST AND EVALUATE THE PERFORMANCE OF ITS TIRES IN ANOTHER STATE.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading & Enrolled
Recorded vote
Debate Adjourned
Request for Debate
Other proceedings
Point of Order
Ratified

S. 382 -- Senators Scott, Alexander, Anderson, Bright, Bryant, Campbell, Campsen, Cleary, Coleman, Courson, Cromer, Davis, Elliott, Fair, Ford, Grooms, Hayes, Hutto, Jackson, Knotts, Land, Leatherman, Leventis, Lourie, Malloy, L. Martin, S. Martin, Massey, Matthews, McConnell, McGill, Nicholson, O'Dell, Peeler, Pinckney, Rankin, Reese, Rose, Ryberg, Setzler, Sheheen, Shoopman, Thomas, Verdin and Williams: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR THE COLUMBIA URBAN LEAGUE FOR RECEIVING THE WHITNEY M. YOUNG, JR., LEADERSHIP AWARD FOR ADVANCING RACIAL EQUALITY AND JAMES T. MCLAWHORN, ITS PRESIDENT AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER, FOR BEING NAMED THE CENTENNIAL PUBLIC POLICY CHAMPION BY THE NATIONAL URBAN LEAGUE.
Introduced and Adopted

S. 383 -- Senators Scott, Alexander, Anderson, Bright, Bryant, Campbell, Campsen, Cleary, Coleman, Courson, Cromer, Davis, Elliott, Fair, Ford, Grooms, Hayes, Hutto, Jackson, Knotts, Land, Leatherman, Leventis, Lourie, Malloy, L. Martin, S. Martin, Massey, Matthews, McConnell, McGill, Nicholson, O'Dell, Peeler, Pinckney, Rankin, Reese, Rose, Ryberg, Setzler, Sheheen, Shoopman, Thomas, Verdin and Williams: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND AUDREY L. WILLIAMSON OF RICHLAND COUNTY FOR HER PROFESSIONAL ACCOMPLISHMENTS AND COMMUNITY SERVICE.
Introduced and Adopted

S. 391 -- Senators Campsen, Scott and Rose: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 7-13-35, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE NOTICE OF GENERAL, MUNICIPAL, SPECIAL, AND PRIMARY ELECTIONS, SO AS TO CHANGE THE TIME IN WHICH ABSENTEE BALLOTS MAY BE OPENED FROM 2:00 P.M. TO 9:00 A.M., AND TO PROVIDE FOR A DATE ON WHICH AN ELECTION WILL BE HELD IN THE EVENT THAT IT IS POSTPONED; TO AMEND SECTION 7-13-40, RELATING TO THE TIME OF PARTY PRIMARY, CERTIFICATION OF NAMES, VERIFICATION OF CANDIDATES' QUALIFICATIONS, AND THE FILING FEE, SO AS TO CHANGE THE DATE FROM APRIL NINTH TO APRIL FIFTH; TO AMEND SECTION 7-13-190, RELATING TO SPECIAL ELECTIONS TO FILL VACANCIES IN OFFICE, SO AS TO ADD A SUBSECTION THAT PROVIDES FOR THE DATE OF AN ELECTION WHEN THE GOVERNOR DECLARES A STATE OF EMERGENCY FOR A JURISDICTION; AND TO AMEND SECTION 7-13-350, RELATING TO THE CERTIFICATION OF CANDIDATES AND VERIFICATION OF QUALIFICATIONS, SO AS TO CHANGE THE CERTIFICATION DATE FOR CANDIDATES FOR PRESIDENT AND VICE PRESIDENT FROM SEPTEMBER TENTH TO THE FIRST TUESDAY FOLLOWING THE FIRST MONDAY OF SEPTEMBER.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Amended
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Point of Order
Continued

S. 394 -- Senator Rose: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 14-11-10,`` SOUTH CAROLINA CODE OF LAWS, 1976, RELATING TO THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE MASTER-IN-EQUITY COURT, SO AS TO PERMIT A COUNTY WITH A POPULATION OF MORE THAN ONE HUNDRED THIRTY THOUSAND BUT LESS THAN ONE HUNDRED FIFTY THOUSAND TO HAVE A PART-TIME OR A FULL-TIME MASTER-IN-EQUITY AS DETERMINED BY THE GOVERNING BODY OF THE COUNTY OR COUNTIES IN WHICH THE MASTER-IN-EQUITY SERVES; AND TO AMEND SECTION 14-11-30, RELATING TO THE COMPENSATION OF A MASTER-IN-EQUITY, SO AS TO ALLOW A PART-TIME MASTER-IN-EQUITY IN CITIES OR COUNTIES WITH POPULATIONS OF ONE HUNDRED THIRTY THOUSAND OR GREATER.
Introduced and Committed

S. 399 -- Senator Peeler: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND CELEBRATE THE TWENTIETH ANNIVERSARY OF THE BROAD RIVER BASIN HISTORICAL SOCIETY IN YORK COUNTY.
Introduced and Adopted

S. 401 -- Senators Sheheen, Alexander, Anderson, Bright, Bryant, Campbell, Campsen, Cleary, Coleman, Courson, Cromer, Davis, Elliott, Fair, Ford, Grooms, Hayes, Hutto, Jackson, Knotts, Land, Leatherman, Leventis, Lourie, Malloy, L. Martin, S. Martin, Massey, Matthews, McConnell, McGill, Nicholson, O'Dell, Peeler, Pinckney, Rankin, Reese, Rose, Ryberg, Scott, Setzler, Shoopman, Thomas, Verdin and Williams: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND THE HONORABLE JOHN M. SPRATT, JR., OF YORK COUNTY FOR HIS TWENTY-EIGHT YEARS OF COMMITTED SERVICE AS A MEMBER OF THE U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, REPRESENTING SOUTH CAROLINA'S 5TH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT, AND TO WISH HIM ALL THE BEST IN THE YEARS TO COME.
Introduced and Adopted

S. 404 -- Senators Campsen, McConnell, Land, Peeler, Alexander, Bryant, Campbell, Cleary, Coleman, Cromer, Davis, Elliott, Fair, Grooms, Hayes, Hutto, Jackson, Knotts, Leventis, Matthews, L. Martin, Massey, McGill, O'Dell, Pinckney, Rankin, Reese, Rose, Ryberg, Setzler, Sheheen, Thomas, Verdin, Williams, Lourie, Scott, Leatherman, Shoopman, Malloy, Bright and S. Martin: A BILL TO ENACT THE "SOUTH CAROLINA UNIFORMED AND OVERSEAS CITIZENS ABSENTEE VOTERS ACT "; TO AMEND SECTION 7-15-400, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO APPLICATIONS AND ISSUANCE OF WRITE-IN ABSENTEE BALLOTS, SO AS TO LIMIT APPLICABILITY OF THE SECTION TO A QUALIFIED CITIZEN OF SOUTH CAROLINA WHO IS ELIGIBLE TO VOTE UNDER THE UNIFORMED AND OVERSEAS CITIZENS ABSENTEE VOTING ACT AND TO ADD THAT A QUALIFIED ABSENTEE ELECTOR MAY ALTERNATIVELY SUBMIT A FEDERAL WRITE-IN ABSENTEE BALLOT FOR ANY FEDERAL, STATE, OR LOCAL OFFICE OR BALLOT INITIATIVE; TO AMEND SECTION 7-15-405, RELATING TO ELIGIBILITY TO VOTE UNDER UNIFORMED AND OVERSEAS CITIZENS ABSENTEE VOTING ACT, SO AS TO PROVIDE A BALLOT MAY BE SENT INSTEAD OF MAILED; BY ADDING SECTION 7-15-406 SO AS TO REQUIRE AN ABSENTEE BALLOT SENT PURSUANT TO THE UNIFORMED AND OVERSEAS CITIZENS ABSENTEE VOTING ACT MUST BE MAILED TO THE ELECTOR AT LEAST FORTY-FIVE DAYS PRIOR TO AN ELECTION; TO AMEND SECTION 7-15-460, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO ABSENTEE BALLOTS AS PROVIDED BY THE UNIFORMED AND OVERSEAS CITIZENS ABSENTEE VOTING ACT, SO AS TO MAKE THE PROVISIONS APPLICABLE TO FEDERAL, STATE, AND LOCAL OFFICES, AND TO REQUIRE THAT AN ELECTRONIC FREE ACCESS BALLOT TRACKING SYSTEM IS AVAILABLE TO ELECTORS; TO AMEND SECTION 7-15-220, RELATING TO THE SIGNING AND WITNESSING OF THE OATH BY THE ABSENTEE BALLOT APPLICANT, SO AS TO CORRECT ARCANE LANGUAGE AND PROVIDE AN EXCEPTION FOR WITNESS REQUIREMENTS FOR VOTERS QUALIFIED UNDER THE UNIFORMED AND OVERSEAS CITIZENS ABSENTEE VOTERS ACT; TO AMEND SECTION 7-15-320, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PERSONS QUALIFIED TO VOTE BY ABSENTEE BALLOT, SO AS TO FURTHER SPECIFY PERSONS WHO MAY VOTE BY ABSENTEE BALLOT WHETHER OR NOT THEY ARE ABSENT FROM THEIR COUNTY OF RESIDENCE ON ELECTION DAYS; AND TO AMEND SECTION 7-15-380, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE OATH OF AN ABSENTEE BALLOT APPLICANT, SO AS TO CLARIFY EXISTING LANGUAGE.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading & Enrolled
Recorded vote
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Point of Order
Ratified

S. 408 -- Senators Courson and Lourie: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE DR. GREGORY OWINGS, PRINCIPAL OF SPRING VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL, ON BEING NAMED 2011 SOUTH CAROLINA SECONDARY PRINCIPAL OF THE YEAR, TO COMMEND HIM FOR HIS MANY YEARS OF DEDICATED SERVICE AND OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTIONS TO EDUCATION IN SOUTH CAROLINA, AND TO WISH HIM MUCH SUCCESS IN ALL HIS FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted

S. 409 -- Senators Courson and Coleman: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND CONGRATULATE TAMMY GRAHAM UPON THE OCCASION OF HER BEING NAMED THE 2011 SOUTH CAROLINA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL OF THE YEAR, AND TO COMMEND HER FOR HER OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTIONS TO EDUCATION IN SOUTH CAROLINA.
Introduced and Adopted

S. 410 -- Senators Courson and Knotts: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND CONGRATULATE MR. THOMAS RIVERS, ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL OF GILBERT HIGH SCHOOL, UPON THE OCCASION OF HIS BEING NAMED THE 2011 SOUTH CAROLINA SECONDARY ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL OF THE YEAR, AND TO COMMEND HIM FOR HIS DEDICATED SERVICE TO EDUCATION IN SOUTH CAROLINA.
Introduced and Adopted

S. 411 -- Senators Courson and Lourie: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND DR. ROBIN HARDY FOR HER SIGNIFICANT CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE FIELD OF EDUCATION AND TO HONOR HER FOR BEING NAMED 2011 MIDDLE LEVEL ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL OF THE YEAR BY THE SOUTH CAROLINA ASSOCIATION OF SCHOOL ADMINISTRATORS.
Introduced and Adopted

S. 412 -- Senators Courson and Campbell: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND MS. INGRID DUKES FOR HER OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE FIELD OF EDUCATION, AND TO COMMEND HER FOR BEING NAMED THE 2011 MIDDLE LEVEL PRINCIPAL OF THE YEAR BY THE SOUTH CAROLINA ASSOCIATION OF SCHOOL ADMINISTRATORS.
Introduced and Adopted

S. 413 -- Senators Courson, Reese, Bright, S. Martin and Peeler: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR DR. CYNTHIA PRIDGEN FOR HER OUTSTANDING WORK AS AN EDUCATOR, AND TO CONGRATULATE HER FOR BEING NAMED 2011 ELEMENTARY PRINCIPAL OF THE YEAR BY THE SOUTH CAROLINA ASSOCIATION OF SCHOOL ADMINISTRATORS.
Introduced and Adopted

S. 420 -- Senators McConnell, Peeler, Campbell, Rose and Ford: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 1-23-120, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY REVIEW OF REGULATIONS, INCLUDING, AMONG OTHER THINGS, GROUNDS FOR EXEMPTION FROM REVIEW, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A REGULATION EXEMPT FROM GENERAL ASSEMBLY REVIEW BECAUSE IT WAS PROMULGATED TO COMPLY WITH FEDERAL LAW HAS THE SAME LEGAL STATUS AS THE FEDERAL LAW, SUCH THAT IF THE FEDERAL LAW IS VACATED OR OTHERWISE RENDERED WITHOUT LEGAL FORCE AND EFFECT THE STATE REGULATION IS SIMILARLY VACATED OR OTHERWISE RENDERED WITHOUT LEGAL FORCE AND EFFECT.
Introduced and Committed
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S. 430 -- Senators L. Martin and Alexander: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO PROVIDE THAT THE SCHOOL DAY MISSED BY STUDENTS ATTENDING DANIEL HIGH SCHOOL IN THE PICKENS COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT ON AUGUST 18, 2010, DUE TO A WATER MAIN BREAK, IS EXEMPT FROM THE MAKE-UP REQUIREMENT THAT FULL SCHOOL DAYS MISSED DUE TO SNOW, EXTREME WEATHER, OR OTHER DISRUPTIONS BE MADE UP.
Introduced
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Other proceedings
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Ratified

S. 431 -- Senators McConnell, Rankin, Setzler, Campbell, Shoopman, Reese, Bright, Alexander, S. Martin, Fair, Cromer, Bryant, Elliott, O'Dell, Campsen, Ford, Rose, Lourie, Cleary, Verdin, McGill, Williams, Nicholson, Knotts, Land and Scott: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 38-61-70 SO AS TO DEFINE A "COMMERCIAL GENERAL LIABILITY INSURANCE POLICY ", "CONSTRUCTION PROFESSIONAL ", AND "CONSTRUCTION RELATED WORK ", TO PROVIDE THAT A COMMERCIAL GENERAL LIABILITY INSURANCE POLICY MUST DEFINE OR BE DEEMED TO DEFINE THE WORD "OCCURRENCE " IN A SPECIFIC MANNER, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE SCOPE AND LIMITS OF APPLICABILITY OF THIS SECTION.
Introduced and Committed
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Message from Senate
Ratified

S. 434 -- Senators Peeler, Bryant, Bright and Campsen: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO SUSPEND PROVISOS 21.11, 21.15, AND 21.20 OF PART IB, ACT 291 OF 2010, THE FISCAL YEAR 2010-2011 GENERAL APPROPRIATIONS BILL AND TO SUSPEND A PORTION OF PROVISO 89.87 OF PART IB, ACT 291 OF 2010, PROHIBITING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES FROM REDUCING PROVIDER RATES, TO PROVIDE THAT ALL PROPOSED CHANGES IN PROVIDER RATES MUST INCLUDE ESTIMATES OF THE PROJECTED DOLLAR COST SAVINGS BY SOURCE OF FUNDS AND THE NUMBER OF PROVIDERS AND CLIENTS IMPACTED, AND TO REQUIRE CERTAIN REPORTS RECONCILING ACTUAL SAVINGS IN COMPARISON TO THE ESTIMATES.
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S. 435 -- Senators Elliott, Bryant, Campbell, Ford and Campsen: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 6-1-180 SO AS TO REQUIRE LOCAL GOVERNMENTAL ENTITIES, AGENCIES, ORGANIZATIONS, OR INDIVIDUALS THAT RECEIVE, COLLECT, OR SPEND PUBLIC FUNDS DERIVED FROM STATE OR LOCAL TAX REVENUE TO FILE PERIODIC EXPENDITURE REPORTS WITH THE STATE OR LOCAL GOVERNMENTAL ENTITY OR AGENCY THAT PROVIDED, COLLECTED, OR SPENT THE PUBLIC FUNDS.
Introduced and Committed
Recalled
Amended
Debate Adjourned
Request for Debate

S. 445 -- Senators Hutto, Fair, Jackson and Ford: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 44-29-135, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO CONFIDENTIALITY OF SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASE RECORDS HELD BY THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL, SO AS TO CLARIFY THAT THE DEPARTMENT SHALL RELEASE CERTAIN INFORMATION ON A MINOR IF A REPORT OF CHILD ABUSE OR NEGLECT IS REQUIRED BY LAW AND TO PROVIDE THAT IN NOTIFYING A SCHOOL DISTRICT OF A CHILD IN THE DISTRICT WHO HAS AIDS OR IS INFECTED BY HIV, THE DEPARTMENT ONLY SHALL REPORT THIS INFORMATION ON STUDENTS IN GRADES KINDERGARTEN THROUGH FIFTH GRADE AND TO REQUIRE THIS INFORMATION BE PURGED FROM THE STUDENT'S PERMANENT RECORD BEFORE THE STUDENT ENTERS SIXTH GRADE; AND BY ADDING SECTION 59-10-220 SO AS TO REQUIRE EACH SCHOOL DISTRICT TO ADOPT THE CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION RECOMMENDATIONS ON UNIVERSAL PRECAUTIONS FOR BLOODBORNE DISEASE EXPOSURE.
Introduced and Committed
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Reconsidered
Message to Senate
Rejected
Concurrence & Enrolled
Ratified

S. 461 -- Senators Cleary, Sheheen, Lourie, Ford, Reese and Scott: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 61-2-85, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A HOLDER OF A PERMIT THAT ALLOWS ON-PREMISES CONSUMPTION OF BEER, WINE, OR ALCOHOLIC LIQUORS SHALL RECYCLE EACH RECYCLABLE BEVERAGE CONTAINER SOLD ON THE PREMISES IN ACCORDANCE WITH A MODEL RECYCLING PROGRAM DEVELOPED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL; TO AMEND SECTION 61-2-90, RELATING TO REQUIRING AN APPROVED RECYCLING PLAN TO BE INCLUDED IN A PERMIT APPLICATION FOR ON-PREMISES CONSUMPTION; AND TO AMEND SECTION 6-4-20, RELATING TO THE USE OF ACCOMMODATIONS TAXES, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR FUNDING FOR THE ADMINISTRATION AND IMPLEMENTATION OF THE MODEL RECYCLING PROGRAM.
Introduced and Committed

S. 466 -- Senators Scott, Alexander, Anderson, Bright, Bryant, Campbell, Campsen, Cleary, Coleman, Courson, Cromer, Davis, Elliott, Fair, Ford, Grooms, Hayes, Hutto, Jackson, Knotts, Land, Leatherman, Leventis, Lourie, Malloy, L. Martin, S. Martin, Massey, Matthews, McConnell, McGill, Nicholson, O'Dell, Peeler, Pinckney, Rankin, Reese, Rose, Ryberg, Setzler, Sheheen, Shoopman, Thomas, Verdin and Williams: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR CAROLYN HOUSE STEWART, THE TWENTY-EIGHTH PRESIDENT OF ALPHA KAPPA ALPHA SORORITY, INC., FOR HER SIGNIFICANT CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE LEGAL PROFESSION, AND TO WELCOME HER TO THE PALMETTO STATE AS SHE ADDRESSES THE GAMMA NU OMEGA CHAPTER ON FOUNDERS DAY.
Introduced and Adopted

S. 470 -- Senator Lourie: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE SINCERE REGRET AND DEEP CONCERN OF THE MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA GENERAL ASSEMBLY OVER THE TORRENTIAL RAINS AND SEVERE FLOODING THAT HAVE DEVASTATED MUCH OF THE STATE OF QUEENSLAND, AUSTRALIA, AND TO OFFER PRAYERS AND ENCOURAGEMENT TO THE RESOLUTE AND INDOMITABLE PEOPLE OF QUEENSLAND.
Introduced and Adopted

S. 471 -- Senators Grooms, Campsen, Davis, Shoopman, Alexander, Anderson, Bright, Bryant, Campbell, Cleary, Coleman, Courson, Cromer, Elliott, Fair, Ford, Hayes, Hutto, Jackson, Knotts, Land, Leatherman, Leventis, Lourie, Malloy, L. Martin, S. Martin, Massey, Matthews, McConnell, McGill, Nicholson, O'Dell, Peeler, Pinckney, Rankin, Reese, Rose, Ryberg, Scott, Setzler, Sheheen, Thomas, Verdin and Williams: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO OPPOSE ANY PLAN TO EXPAND THE SAVANNAH RIVER THAT DOES NOT PROVIDE MUTUAL ECONOMIC BENEFITS TO THE PEOPLE OF SOUTH CAROLINA.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Recorded vote
Adopted

S. 473 -- Senators Lourie, Setzler and Ford: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 102, TITLE 59, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO ATHLETE AGENTS AND STUDENT AGENTS, SO AS TO REVISE DEFINITIONS, TO INCLUDE DEFINITIONS FOR "ADMINISTRATOR ", "DEPARTMENT ", AND "FINANCIAL SERVICES CONTRACT ", TO REVISE THE POWERS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF CONSUMER AFFAIRS WITH RESPECT TO ATHLETE AGENTS AND STUDENT ATHLETES, TO PROVIDE FOR INSPECTION OF OUT-OF-STATE RECORDS, TO REQUIRE AN APPLICANT TO UNDERGO A NATIONAL AND STATE CRIMINAL HISTORY RECORDS CHECK AND TO PROVIDE FINGERPRINTS, TO PROVIDE FOR REPORTING AND MAINTENANCE OF CRIMINAL HISTORY RECORDS CHECK RESULTS, TO REVISE CONSIDERATIONS THE DEPARTMENT MAY MAKE WHEN ISSUING A CERTIFICATE OF REGISTRATION, TO REVISE THE TIME IN WHICH A CERTIFICATE OF REGISTRATION IS VALID AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE CERTIFICATE IS NONTRANSFERABLE AND NONASSIGNABLE, TO PROVIDE THAT IF A PERSON AGGRIEVED BY DEPARTMENT ACTION FAILS TO REQUEST A CONTESTED CASE THE ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION IS FINAL, TO PROVIDE THAT FUNDS COLLECTED BY THE DEPARTMENT MUST BE USED TO IMPLEMENT THE PROVISIONS OF THIS CHAPTER, TO REQUIRE THAT THE ADDRESS OF THE ATHLETE AGENT BE INCLUDED IN AN AGENCY CONTRACT, TO REVISE WHAT THE CONTRACT MUST CONTAIN, TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL PROHIBITED ACTS OF ATHLETE AGENTS, TO ALLOW THE DEPARTMENT TO ISSUE A CEASE AND DESIST ORDER AND IMPOSE A PENALTY UPON FINDING OF MISCONDUCT, TO PROVIDE REPORTING REQUIREMENTS FOR EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT MAY PROMULGATE REGULATIONS NECESSARY TO EFFECTUATE THE PROVISIONS OF THIS CHAPTER.
Introduced and Committed

S. 482 -- Senator Anderson: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR FRANK "RABBIT " JOHNSON, UPON THE OCCASION OF HIS INDUCTION INTO THE PIEDMONT ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION'S HALL OF FAME.
Introduced and Adopted

S. 489 -- Senators O'Dell and Nicholson: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR THE WORK OF ROGER STEVENSON, M.D., UPON THE OCCASION OF HIS RETIREMENT AFTER THIRTY-SEVEN YEARS AS DIRECTOR OF THE GREENWOOD GENETIC CENTER.
Introduced and Adopted

S. 494 -- Senators Cleary, Bryant, Cromer and Ford: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 40-15-265 SO AS TO AUTHORIZE AN INTERN OR RESIDENT IN AN ORAL SURGERY TRAINING PROGRAM TO TREAT CONDITIONS REQUIRED BY THE TRAINING PROGRAM UNDER THE SUPERVISION OF A LICENSED PHYSICIAN OR DENTIST AND TO PROVIDE THAT A PHARMACIST MAY FILL A PRESCRIPTION ISSUED BY AN INTERN OR RESIDENT DURING THE COURSE OF THE TRAINING PROGRAM.
Introduced and Committed
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S. 495 -- Senators Matthews and Hutto: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE CONGRATULATIONS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO LEROY RAVENELL ON THE OCCASION OF HIS BEING ELECTED SHERIFF OF ORANGEBURG COUNTY, AND TO WISH HIM MUCH SUCCESS AND FULFILLMENT AS HE TAKES UP HIS NEW DUTIES.
Introduced and Adopted

S. 502 -- Senator Davis: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 50-23-30, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAW OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO EXEMPTIONS FROM THE REQUIREMENT THAT WATERCRAFT AND OUTBOARD MOTORS BE TITLED, SO AS TO EXEMPT SAILBOATS WITHOUT MOTORIZED PROPULSION NOT MORE THAN FOURTEEN FEET IN LENGTH FROM THE TITLING REQUIREMENT.
Introduced and Committed

S. 505 -- Senator L. Martin: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION NAME THE BRIDGE LOCATED ON MIRACLE HILL ROAD THAT CROSSES OVER OOLENOY RIVER IN PICKENS COUNTY "FRANK 'SLIM' KOTCHER BRIDGE " AND ERECT APPROPRIATE MARKERS OR SIGNS AT THIS BRIDGE THAT CONTAIN THE WORDS "FRANK 'SLIM' KOTCHER BRIDGE ".
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Adopted

S. 506 -- Senators Bryant and O'Dell: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION NAME THE INTERCHANGE LOCATED AT EXIT 27 ALONG INTERSTATE HIGHWAY 85 IN ANDERSON COUNTY "LANCE CORPORAL JONATHAN SHEA NASH INTERCHANGE " AND ERECT APPROPRIATE MARKERS OR SIGNS AT THIS INTERCHANGE THAT CONTAIN THE WORDS "LANCE CORPORAL JONATHAN SHEA NASH INTERCHANGE ".
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Adopted

S. 510 -- Senator Sheheen: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 40-47-760 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO EXEMPTIONS FROM THE ACUPUNCTURE ACT OF SOUTH CAROLINA, TO ADD PHYSICIANS TRAINED TO PERFORM ACUPUNCTURE TO THE LIST OF EXEMPTIONS.
Introduced and Committed

S. 512 -- Senator Grooms: A BILL TO AMEND ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 11, TITLE 50 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO GENERAL PROVISIONS CONCERNING THE PROTECTION OF GAME, BY ADDING SECTION 50-11-36 TO PROHIBIT HUNTING MIGRATORY WATERFOWL ON LAKE MOULTRIE WITHIN TWO HUNDRED YARDS OF A DWELLING, AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES.
Introduced and Committed

S. 517 -- Senator Knotts: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO FIX WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2011, AT NOON, AS THE DATE AND TIME FOR THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES AND THE SENATE TO MEET IN JOINT SESSION IN THE HALL OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES FOR THE PURPOSE OF ELECTING MEMBERS OF THE BOARDS OF TRUSTEES FOR THE CITADEL, COASTAL CAROLINA UNIVERSITY, SOUTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY, WIL LOU GRAY OPPORTUNITY SCHOOL, AND WINTHROP UNIVERSITY TO SUCCEED THOSE MEMBERS WHOSE TERMS EXPIRE IN 2011, OR WHOSE POSITIONS OTHERWISE MUST BE FILLED; AND TO ESTABLISH A PROCEDURE REGARDING NOMINATIONS AND SECONDING SPEECHES FOR THE CANDIDATES FOR THESE OFFICES DURING THE JOINT SESSION.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Amended
Other proceedings
Adopted
Message from Senate

S. 520 -- Senators Cleary, Rankin and Elliott: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 48-39-290 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO CONSTRUCTION OR RECONSTRUCTION SEAWARD OF THE BASELINE OR BETWEEN THE BASELINE AND SETBACK LINE, TO PROVIDE THAT FISHING PIERS AND THEIR RELATED STRUCTURES, WHICH ARE OPEN TO THE PUBLIC AND APPROVED BY THE LOCAL ZONING AND PLANNING AUTHORITY, MAY BE CONSTRUCTED.
Introduced and Committed

S. 522 -- Senators Leatherman, O'Dell, Setzler and Alexander: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-40, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE APPLICATION OF THE INTERNAL REVENUE CODE TO STATE INCOME TAX LAWS, SO AS TO UPDATE THE REFERENCE TO THE INTERNAL REVENUE CODE TO THE YEAR 2010.
Introduced
2nd Reading
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Ratified

S. 523 -- Senators Leatherman and McGill: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 11 TO CHAPTER 23, TITLE 4 SO AS TO ALLOW JOINT COUNTY FIRE DISTRICTS TO UTILIZE THE PROCEDURES CONTAINED IN ARTICLE 5, CHAPTER 11, TITLE 6 TO ISSUE GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS.
Introduced and Committed
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3rd Reading & Enrolled
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Ratified

S. 530 -- Senator Land: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO DECLARE WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2011, AS "CITIES MEAN BUSINESS DAY " TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR THE VALUABLE CONTRIBUTIONS SOUTH CAROLINA CITIES AND TOWNS MAKE TO THE ECONOMIC PROSPERITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA THROUGH THEIR RELATIONSHIP WITH LOCAL BUSINESSES.
Introduced and Adopted

S. 533 -- Senators Coleman, Reese and Ford: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-36-2120, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE REQUIREMENTS FOR A SALES TAX EXEMPTION OF CERTAIN ITEMS FOR CERTAIN FACILITIES RESEARCHING AND TESTING THE IMPACT OF NATURAL DISASTERS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE QUALIFYING INVESTMENT OF AT LEAST TWENTY MILLION DOLLARS MAY BEGIN AT ANY TIME PERIOD AFTER DECEMBER 31, 2008, AND ALL OR A PORTION MAY OCCUR BEFORE THE TAXPAYER NOTIFIES THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE OF ITS INTENTION.
Introduced
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Ratified
Message from Senate

S. 534 -- Senator Hayes: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE YORK COUNTY AS A VITAL PART OF THE GREAT STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, AND TO DECLARE FEBRUARY 15, 2011, "YORK COUNTY DAY " IN SOUTH CAROLINA.
Introduced and Committed

S. 548 -- Senator Lourie: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR DR. SELDEN SMITH FOR HIS YEARS OF OUTSTANDING SERVICE TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA COUNCIL ON THE HOLOCAUST IN EDUCATING THOUSANDS OF SOUTH CAROLINIANS ABOUT THE HISTORY AND LESSONS OF THE HOLOCAUST.
Introduced and Adopted

S. 558 -- Senator Cleary: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO DECLARE FEBRUARY 2011 AS NATIONAL CHILDREN'S DENTAL HEALTH MONTH, AND TO THANK SOUTH CAROLINA DENTAL-HEALTH-CARE PROVIDERS FOR MAKING FEBRUARY 4, 2011, "GIVE KIDS A SMILE DAY " THAT PROMOTED ORAL HEALTH AND JOINED IN THE EFFORTS THROUGHOUT THE NATION TO ADVOCATE FOR ORAL HEALTH AWARENESS AND OPTIMAL ORAL HEALTH IN CHILDREN.
Introduced and Adopted

S. 560 -- Senator Fair: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 1-11-720, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO ENTITIES ELIGIBLE TO PARTICIPATE IN THE STATE HEALTH AND DENTAL INSURANCE PLANS, SO AS TO INCLUDE SPECIAL PURPOSE DISTRICTS PROVIDING SANITATION SERVICES.
Introduced and Committed

S. 563 -- Senators Rose and Matthews: A BILL TO AMEND ACT 1627 OF 1972, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE DORCHESTER COUNTY CAREER AND TECHNOLOGY CENTER BOARD OF TRUSTEES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DORCHESTER COUNTY COUNCIL SHALL APPOINT ALL MEMBERS OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES.
Introduced
2nd Reading
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Other proceedings
Ratified

S. 564 -- Senators Verdin, Alexander, Anderson, Bright, Bryant, Campbell, Campsen, Cleary, Coleman, Courson, Cromer, Davis, Elliott, Fair, Ford, Grooms, Hayes, Hutto, Jackson, Knotts, Land, Leatherman, Leventis, Lourie, Malloy, L. Martin, S. Martin, Massey, Matthews, McConnell, McGill, Nicholson, O'Dell, Peeler, Pinckney, Rankin, Reese, Rose, Ryberg, Scott, Setzler, Sheheen, Shoopman, Thomas and Williams: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND SOUTH CAROLINA'S FFA MEMBERS (FORMERLY KNOWN AS THE FUTURE FARMERS OF AMERICA) AND ALL WHO SUPPORT, PROMOTE, AND ENCOURAGE THESE OUTSTANDING STUDENTS OF AGRICULTURAL EDUCATION AND TO JOIN THEM IN OBSERVANCE OF NATIONAL FFA WEEK, FEBRUARY 19-26, 2011.
Introduced and Adopted

S. 568 -- Senators L. Martin and Ford: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 16-3-740, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO TESTING OF CERTAIN OFFENDERS FOR HEPATITIS B AND HUMAN IMMUNODEFICIENCY VIRUS (HIV), SO AS TO FURTHER CLARIFY OFFENDERS WHO MUST BE TESTED AND THE TIME FRAME THAT TESTING MUST BE CONDUCTED AND PROVIDE FOR FOLLOW-UP TESTING FOR HIV WHEN MEDICALLY APPROPRIATE.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading & Enrolled
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Point of Order
Ratified

S. 571 -- Senator Knotts: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND THE SECOND ANNUAL SOUTH CAROLINA EMERGENCY MEDICAL MEMORIAL BIKE RIDE FOR HONORING THOSE WHO HAVE GIVEN OF THEMSELVES WHILE RENDERING AID TO THE CITIZENS OF THE GREAT STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA.
Introduced and Adopted

S. 574 -- Senator Courson: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO DECLARE MARCH 2011 AS "HOME SCHOOL RECOGNITION MONTH " IN SOUTH CAROLINA, TO RECOGNIZE THE DILIGENT EFFORTS OF HOME SCHOOLING PARENTS AND THE ACADEMIC SUCCESS OF THEIR STUDENTS, AND TO EXPRESS SINCERE APPRECIATION FOR THEIR FOCUS ON THE WELL-BEING AND OVERALL ACHIEVEMENTS OF THEIR CHILDREN.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Adopted

S. 580 -- Senator Setzler: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 40-18-140, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO EXEMPTIONS FROM CHAPTER 18 OF TITLE 40 PROVIDING FOR THE LICENSURE AND REGULATION OF PRIVATE SECURITY AND INVESTIGATION AGENCIES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE CHAPTER MUST NOT APPLY TO A PERSON BASED SOLELY ON HIS BEING ENGAGED IN COMPUTER OR DIGITAL FORENSIC SERVICES, THE ACQUISITION, REVIEW, OR ANALYSIS OF DIGITAL OR COMPUTER-BASED INFORMATION, OR SYSTEM VULNERABILITY TESTING.
Introduced and Committed

S. 584 -- Senators Knotts, Setzler, Courson, Cromer and Leatherman: A BILL TO EXTEND THE ONE CENT SALES TAX IMPOSED BY ACT 378 OF 2004, THE LEXINGTON COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT PROPERTY TAX RELIEF ACT, FOR AN ADDITIONAL SEVEN YEARS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading & Enrolled
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Ratified

S. 585 -- Senator Elliott: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO HONOR AND RECOGNIZE MARY ELLEN GREENE OF HORRY COUNTY FOR TWELVE YEARS OF DEDICATED SERVICE TO THE HORRY COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD AND FOR HER SERVICE TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA SCHOOL BOARD ASSOCIATION.
Introduced and Adopted

S. 586 -- Senators Hayes, O'Dell, Verdin, Shoopman, Nicholson, Elliott, L. Martin, Coleman, Ford, Cromer, Alexander and Knotts: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 1-11-715 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE EMPLOYEE INSURANCE PROGRAM OF THE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD IS DIRECTED TO DEVELOP AND IMPLEMENT, FOR EMPLOYEES AND THEIR SPOUSES WHO PARTICIPATE IN THE HEALTH PLANS OFFERED BY THE EMPLOYEE INSURANCE PROGRAM, AN INCENTIVE PLAN TO ENCOURAGE PARTICIPATION IN PROGRAMS OFFERED BY THE EMPLOYEE INSURANCE PROGRAM THAT PROMOTE HEALTH AND THE PREVENTION OF DISEASE, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE EMPLOYEE INSURANCE PROGRAM IS FURTHER DIRECTED TO IMPLEMENT A PREMIUM REDUCTION OR OTHER FINANCIAL INCENTIVE, BEGINNING ON JANUARY 1, 2012, FOR THOSE EMPLOYEES AND THEIR SPOUSES WHO PARTICIPATE IN THESE PROGRAMS; AND TO AMEND SECTION 1-11-720, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO ENTITIES WHOSE EMPLOYEES, RETIREES, AND THEIR DEPENDENTS ARE ELIGIBLE TO PARTICIPATE IN THE STATE HEALTH AND DENTAL INSURANCE PLANS, SO AS TO REVISE THE ELIGIBILITY PROVISIONS APPLICABLE TO SPECIAL PURPOSE DISTRICTS BY INCLUDING DISTRICTS WHICH PROVIDE SANITATION SERVICES AND TO EXTEND THIS ELIGIBILITY TO JOINT AGENCIES ESTABLISHED PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 23, TITLE 6.
Introduced
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Point of Order
Message to Senate
Message from Senate
Ratified
Veto Message
Veto Overridden

S. 588 -- Senators Jackson, Hayes, O'Dell, Rose, Ford and Knotts: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ENACTING THE "STROKE PREVENTION ACT OF 2011 " BY ADDING ARTICLE 6 TO CHAPTER 61, TITLE 44 SO AS TO ESTABLISH A STATEWIDE SYSTEM OF STROKE CARE; TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL TO RECOGNIZE HOSPITALS THAT ARE CERTIFIED TO BE PRIMARY STROKE CENTERS AND TO AUTHORIZE RECOGNITION OF ACUTE STROKE CAPABLE CENTERS; TO ESTABLISH A STROKE SYSTEM OF CARE ADVISORY COUNCIL AND TO PROVIDE FOR ITS MEMBERS, POWERS, AND DUTIES; TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT TO DISTRIBUTE TO EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES PROVIDERS A LIST OF PRIMARY STROKE CENTERS, STROKE ENABLED CENTERS THROUGH TELEMEDICINE, AND OTHER CERTIFIED PROGRAMS, AS THEY COME AVAILABLE, AND TO POST THIS LIST ON THE DEPARTMENTíS WEBSITE; TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT TO ADOPT AND DISTRIBUTE A NATIONALLY STANDARDIZED STROKETRIAGE ASSESSMENT TOOL TO EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES PROVIDERS AND TO POST THIS LIST ON THE DEPARTMENTíS WEBSITE; TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT TO FACILITATE DATA COLLECTION AND ANALYSIS FOR THE IMPROVEMENT OF STROKE CARE IN THIS STATE, INCLUDING ESTABLISHING A STROKE REGISTRY TASK FORCE AS A SUBCOMMITTEE OF THE ADVISORY COUNCIL; TO PROVIDE THAT THIS ARTICLE MAY NOT BE USED TO RESTRICT A HOSPITALíS AUTHORITY TO PROVIDE SERVICES; AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENTíS RESPONSIBILITIES PURSUANT TO THIS ARTICLE ARE CONTINGENT UPON ADEQUATE FUNDING.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Amended
Debate Adjourned
Point of Order
Concurrence & Enrolled
Message to Senate
Message to Senate
Ratified
Veto Message
Veto Overridden

S. 589 -- Senators Lourie, Jackson and Courson: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE DESA, INC., IN RICHLAND COUNTY ON THE OCCASION OF ITS TWENTY-FIFTH ANNIVERSARY, AND TO COMMEND ITS FOUNDER, PRESIDENT, AND CEO, DIANE E. SUMPTER, FOR HER MANY YEARS OF DEDICATED ADVOCACY ON BEHALF OF SMALL, MINORITY-OWNED, AND WOMEN-OWNED BUSINESSES AND FOR HER EXTENSIVE COMMUNITY SERVICE.
Introduced and Adopted

S. 590 -- Senators McGill and Ford: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO ESTABLISH A PILOT PROJECT AT TWO CRITICAL ACCESS HOSPITALS TO ASSESS THE PROVISION OF CARE FOR A DEFINED POPULATION OF PATIENTS AT LEAST SIXTY-FIVE YEARS OLD AND IN NEED OF PSYCHIATRIC CRISIS STABILIZATION SERVICES, TO PROVIDE THE PURPOSE OF THE STUDY, AND TO PROVIDE CERTAIN REQUIREMENTS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading & Enrolled
Recorded vote
Point of Order
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Ratified

S. 592 -- Senators Hayes, Leventis, Cromer, Rose, Scott, Knotts, Alexander and Ford: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 25-1-3067 SO AS TO CREATE THE OFFENSE OF FRATERNIZATION; TO AMEND SECTION 25-1-10, RELATING TO THE STATE MILITARY CODE'S DEFINITIONS, SO AS TO DEFINE THE TERM "ORGANIZED MILITIA "; TO AMEND SECTION 25-1-40, RELATING TO THE APPLICABILITY OF THE UNIFORM CODE OF MILITARY JUSTICE, SO AS TO DELETE AN UNNECESSARY REFERENCE TO CAPITAL SENTENCES; TO AMEND SECTION 25-1-60, RELATING TO THE COMPOSITION AND CLASSES OF THE STATE MILITIA, SO AS TO CLARIFY THAT ACTIVE MEMBERS OF THE NATIONAL GUARD ARE NOT PART OF THE ORGANIZED MILITIA; TO AMEND SECTION 25-1-70, RELATING TO THE COMPOSITION OF THE NATIONAL GUARD, SO AS TO CLARIFY THE ADJUTANT GENERAL'S AUTHORITY TO ORGANIZE UNITS FOR STATE RECOGNIZED AND ORGANIZED POSITIONS; TO AMEND SECTION 25-1-120, RELATING TO MILITARY CORPORATIONS, SO AS TO CLARIFY THAT MILITARY CORPORATIONS ARE EXEMPT FROM FILING RETURNS WITH THE SOUTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE TO THE SAME EXTENT THEY ARE EXEMPT FROM FILING RETURNS WITH THE INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE; TO AMEND SECTION 25-1-340, RELATING TO VACANCIES IN THE OFFICE OF THE ADJUTANT GENERAL, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT AN INTERIM APPOINTEE SHALL HOLD THE RANK OF COLONEL OR HIGHER; TO AMEND SECTION 25-1-635, RELATING TO LEGAL ASSISTANCE SERVICES, SO AS TO CLARIFY THE PERSONAL LIABILITY EXEMPTION; TO AMEND SECTION 25-1-830, RELATING TO OFFICER SELECTION BOARDS, SO AS TO INCLUDE REFERENCES TO FEDERAL PERSONNEL ACTS; TO AMEND SECTION 25-1-1370, RELATING TO MAINTENANCE ALLOWANCES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THESE FUNDS MUST BE DEPOSITED IN STATE ACCOUNTS FOR MILITARY DEPARTMENT OPERATIONS AND MAINTENANCE; TO AMEND SECTION 25-1-2420, RELATING TO CODE OF MILITARY JUSTICE DEFINITIONS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE TERM "STATE JUDGE ADVOCATE " MEANS A FEDERALLY RECOGNIZED NATIONAL GUARD JUDGE ADVOCATE; TO AMEND SECTION 25-1-2450, RELATING TO THE APPOINTMENT OF THE STATE JUDGE ADVOCATE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE STATE JUDGE ADVOCATE MUST BE FEDERALLY RECOGNIZED AS A JUDGE ADVOCATE; TO AMEND SECTION 25-1-2455, RELATING TO THE APPOINTMENT OF THE STATE MILITARY JUDGE, SO AS TO REQUIRE MEMBERSHIP AND GOOD STANDING IN THE SOUTH CAROLINA BAR; TO AMEND SECTION 25-1-2520, RELATING TO NONJUDICIAL DISCIPLINARY PUNISHMENT, SO AS TO ALLOW THE DELEGATION OF NONJUDICIAL PUNISHMENT AUTHORITY IN CERTAIN SITUATIONS; TO AMEND SECTION 25-1-2550, RELATING TO GENERAL COURTS-MARTIAL JURISDICTION, SO AS TO INCREASE THE COURT'S PUNISHMENT AUTHORITY; TO AMEND SECTION 25-1-2560, RELATING TO SPECIAL COURTS-MARTIAL JURISDICTION, SO AS TO INCREASE THE COURT'S PUNISHMENT AUTHORITY; TO AMEND SECTION 25-1-2570, RELATING TO SUMMARY COURTS-MARTIAL JURISDICTION, SO AS TO INCREASE THE COURT'S PUNISHMENT AUTHORITY; TO AMEND SECTION 25-1-2580, RELATING TO THE APPOINTMENT OF GENERAL COURTS-MARTIAL, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT APPOINTMENT AUTHORITY MAY BE DELEGATED TO THE ADJUTANT GENERAL UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES; TO AMEND SECTION 25-1-2600, RELATING TO THE APPOINTMENT OF SUMMARY COURTS-MARTIAL, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT APPOINTMENT AUTHORITY MAY BE DELEGATED UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES; TO AMEND SECTION 25-1-2630, RELATING TO THE DETAIL OF TRIAL AND DEFENSE COUNSEL, SO AS TO CLARIFY THE STATE JUDGE ADVOCATE'S APPOINTMENT AUTHORITY; TO AMEND SECTION 25-1-2640, RELATING TO THE RECORDING OF PROCEEDINGS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A QUALIFIED COURT REPORTER MAY BE HIRED TO RECORD COURT-MARTIAL PROCEEDINGS; TO AMEND SECTION 25-1-2910, RELATING TO FRAUDULENT ENLISTMENTS, APPOINTMENTS, OR SEPARATIONS, SO AS TO PROVIDE JURISDICTION OVER SERVICEMEMBERS WHO COMMIT WILFUL MISCONDUCT TO INTENTIONALLY CAUSE THEIR SEPARATION; TO AMEND SECTION 25-1-3025, RELATING TO THE OFFENSE OF MALINGERING, SO AS TO PROVIDE JURISDICTION OVER SERVICEMEMBERS WHO COMMIT, PERFORM, OR UNDERTAKE SERVICE DISQUALIFYING ACTIVITIES; TO AMEND SECTION 25-1-3065, RELATING TO THE OFFENSE OF CONDUCT UNBECOMING AN OFFICER, SO AS TO DELETE THE ELEMENT THAT THE ACCUSED BE A COMMISSIONED OFFICER; AND TO AMEND SECTION 25-1-3160, RELATING TO CONSTRUCTION OF THE UNIFORM CODE OF MILITARY JUSTICE, SO AS TO ALLOW THE ADJUTANT GENERAL TO ESTABLISH PROCEDURES TO CONFORM STATE MILITARY JUDICIAL PROCEEDINGS WITH STATE CIRCUIT COURT PROCEEDINGS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Amended
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Point of Order
Message from Senate
Ratified

S. 594 -- Senators Grooms and Verdin: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-1536, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DRIVING IN A TEMPORARY WORK ZONE, SO AS TO CLARIFY THAT A TEMPORARY WORK ZONE AREA CAN BE ON OR ADJACENT TO A ROADWAY.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Amended
Amended
Point of Order
Concurrence & Enrolled
Message to Senate
Ratified

S. 603 -- Senators Leventis and Land: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE SUMTER COUNTY AS A VITAL PART OF THE GREAT STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, AND TO DECLARE WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2011, "SUMTER COUNTY DAY " IN SOUTH CAROLINA.
Introduced and Adopted

S. 607 -- Senator Senate Agriculture and Natural Resources: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL, RELATING TO AIR POLLUTION CONTROL REGULATIONS AND STANDARDS; AND STANDARDS FOR PERFORMANCE FOR ASBESTOS PROJECTS, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 4130, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Introduced and Committed

S. 610 -- Senators Knotts and Setzler: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION ERECT APPROPRIATE MARKERS OR SIGNS AT BOTH THE EASTERN AND WESTERN APPROACHES TO WHITE KNOLLS HIGH SCHOOL ON PLATT SPRINGS ROAD IN LEXINGTON COUNTY THAT CONTAIN THE WORDS "WHITE KNOLL HIGH SCHOOL TIMBERWOLVES AAAA BASEBALL STATE CHAMPIONS " AND "WHITE KNOLL HIGH SCHOOL TIMBERWOLVES AAAA STATE MARCHING BAND CHAMPIONS ".
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Adopted

S. 620 -- Senator Senate Education: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE COMMISSION ON HIGHER EDUCATION, RELATING TO PALMETTO FELLOWS SCHOLARSHIP AND PALMETTO FELLOWS SCHOLARSHIP ENHANCEMENT, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 4149, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Introduced and Committed

S. 621 -- Senator Senate Education: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE COMMISSION ON HIGHER EDUCATION, RELATING TO SOUTH CAROLINA NEED-BASED GRANTS PROGRAM, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 4148, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Introduced and Committed

S. 622 -- Senator Senate Education: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE COMMISSION ON HIGHER EDUCATION, RELATING TO LIFE SCHOLARSHIP & LIFE SCHOLARSHIP ENHANCEMENT, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 4146, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Introduced and Committed

S. 623 -- Senator Senate Education: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE COMMISSION ON HIGHER EDUCATION, RELATING TO LOTTERY TUITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM FOR TWO-YEAR PUBLIC AND INDEPENDENT INSTITUTIONS, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 4147, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Introduced and Committed

S. 624 -- Senator Senate Education: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE COMMISSION ON HIGHER EDUCATION, RELATING TO SOUTH CAROLINA HOPE SCHOLARSHIP, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 4145, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Introduced and Committed

S. 628 -- Senators Rose and Matthews: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 3, ACT 267 OF 1987, RELATING TO THE AUTHORITY OF THE DORCHESTER COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICTS TO SET THE TAX MILLAGE FOR EACH RESPECTIVE DISTRICT'S ANNUAL OPERATING BUDGET, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT EACH DISTRICT MAY NOT EXCEED THE MILLAGE CAP IMPOSED BY SECTION 6-1-320 WITHOUT THE APPROVAL OF THE DORCHESTER COUNTY COUNCIL; AND TO AMEND ACT 593 OF 1992, RELATING TO THE LIMIT ON CASH RESERVES THAT MAY BE MAINTAINED BY DORCHESTER COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICTS 2 AND 4, SO AS TO CHANGE THE LIMIT FROM FIVE PERCENT TO FIFTEEN PERCENT.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading & Enrolled
Other proceedings
Ratified

S. 629 -- Senators Sheheen, Setzler, Lourie, Coleman, Malloy, Reese, Anderson, Hayes, Courson, Matthews, Land, Nicholson and Ford: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO REQUIRE LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICTS TO DECIDE AND NOTIFY TEACHERS OF THEIR EMPLOYMENT FOR THE 2011-2012 SCHOOL YEAR BY MAY 15, 2011; TO REQUIRE TEACHERS WHO ARE REEMPLOYED BY WRITTEN NOTIFICATION TO NOTIFY THE DISTRICT BOARD OF THEIR ACCEPTANCE WITHIN TEN DAYS OF RECEIPT OF WRITTEN NOTIFICATION OF EMPLOYMENT; TO ALLOW DISTRICTS TO UNIFORMLY NEGOTIATE SALARIES OF RETIRED TEACHERS BELOW THE DISTRICT SALARY SCHEDULE; AND TO PROVIDE FOR NOTIFICATION OF A TEACHER WHO IS BEING RECOMMENDED FOR FORMAL EVALUATION.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading & Enrolled
Other proceedings
Ratified

S. 634 -- Senator Sheheen: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND M. ANDREW "ANDY " JAMES, FORMER KERSHAW COUNTY EDUCATOR AND SCHOOL BOARD MEMBER, FOR HIS THIRTY-FOUR YEARS OF OUTSTANDING PUBLIC SERVICE TO THE PEOPLE OF SOUTH CAROLINA.
Introduced and Adopted

S. 635 -- Senators L. Martin and Alexander: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO HONOR AND RECOGNIZE DR. DAVID SPITTAL UPON HIS RETIREMENT AS PRESIDENT OF SOUTHERN WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY AND TO WISH HIM ALL THE BEST IN HIS FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted

S. 636 -- Senator Land: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 50-9-523 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A NONRESIDENT DURING A SPECIFIED PERIOD MAY OBTAIN A LIFETIME COMBINATION LICENSE FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES UNDER CONDITIONS WHICH GRANT THE SAME PRIVILEGES AS A STATEWIDE COMBINATION LICENSE.
Introduced and Committed

S. 639 -- Senators Lourie, Courson, Scott and Jackson: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR THE HEATHWOOD HALL EPISCOPAL SCHOOL BASKETBALL TEAM FOR A SUCCESSFUL SEASON, AND TO CONGRATULATE THE PLAYERS AND THEIR COACHES FOR CAPTURING THE 2011 SOUTH CAROLINA INDEPENDENT SCHOOL ASSOCIATION STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE.
Introduced and Adopted

S. 640 -- Senators Knotts, Alexander, Anderson, Bright, Bryant, Campbell, Campsen, Cleary, Coleman, Courson, Cromer, Davis, Elliott, Fair, Ford, Grooms, Hayes, Hutto, Jackson, Land, Leatherman, Leventis, Lourie, Malloy, L. Martin, S. Martin, Massey, Matthews, McConnell, McGill, Nicholson, O'Dell, Peeler, Pinckney, Rankin, Reese, Rose, Ryberg, Scott, Setzler, Sheheen, Shoopman, Thomas, Verdin and Williams: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO HONOR THE SACRIFICE MADE BY LANCE CORPORAL KYLE CARPENTER OF THE UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS, SERIOUSLY WOUNDED WHILE SERVING A TOUR OF MILITARY DUTY IN AFGHANISTAN, AND TO EXPRESS TO THIS COURAGEOUS SERVICEMAN THE DEEPEST APPRECIATION OF A GRATEFUL STATE AND NATION.
Introduced and Adopted

S. 643 -- Senators Knotts, Reese, Thomas, Ford, Matthews, Williams, Campsen, Cromer, Campbell, O'Dell, Rose and Setzler: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 50-5-2310, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE UNLAWFUL EXHIBIT OF A MARINE MAMMAL IN THIS STATE AND PROVIDING PENALTIES FOR VIOLATION, SO AS TO PROHIBIT THE DISPLAY OF A WILD CAUGHT OR CAPTIVE-BRED DOLPHIN OR WHALE.
Introduced and Committed
2nd Reading
3rd Reading & Enrolled
Recorded vote
Recalled
Ratified

S. 651 -- Senators Knotts, Alexander, Anderson, Bright, Bryant, Campbell, Campsen, Cleary, Coleman, Courson, Cromer, Davis, Elliott, Fair, Ford, Grooms, Hayes, Hutto, Jackson, Land, Leatherman, Leventis, Lourie, Malloy, L. Martin, S. Martin, Massey, Matthews, McConnell, McGill, Nicholson, O'Dell, Peeler, Pinckney, Rankin, Reese, Rose, Ryberg, Scott, Setzler, Sheheen, Shoopman, Thomas, Verdin and Williams: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO HONOR AND REMEMBER THE SUPREME SACRIFICE MADE BY SERGEANT MICHAEL J. BECKERMAN OF THE UNITED STATES ARMY WHILE HE WAS SERVING A TOUR OF MILITARY DUTY IN AFGHANISTAN, AND TO EXPRESS TO HIS FAMILY THE PROFOUND APPRECIATION OF A GRATEFUL STATE AND NATION FOR HIS LIFE, SACRIFICE, AND SERVICE.
Introduced and Adopted

S. 652 -- Senators Knotts, Alexander, Anderson, Bright, Bryant, Campbell, Campsen, Cleary, Coleman, Courson, Cromer, Davis, Elliott, Fair, Ford, Grooms, Hayes, Hutto, Jackson, Land, Leatherman, Leventis, Lourie, Malloy, L. Martin, S. Martin, Massey, Matthews, McConnell, McGill, Nicholson, O'Dell, Peeler, Pinckney, Rankin, Reese, Rose, Ryberg, Scott, Setzler, Sheheen, Shoopman, Thomas, Verdin and Williams: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO HONOR AND REMEMBER THE SUPREME SACRIFICE MADE BY PRIVATE FIRST CLASS GEOFFREY A. WHITSITT OF THE UNITED STATES ARMY WHILE HE WAS SERVING A TOUR OF MILITARY DUTY IN AFGHANISTAN, AND TO EXPRESS TO HIS FAMILY THE PROFOUND APPRECIATION OF A GRATEFUL STATE AND NATION FOR HIS LIFE, SACRIFICE, AND SERVICE.
Introduced and Adopted

S. 653 -- Senators Knotts, Alexander, Anderson, Bright, Bryant, Campbell, Campsen, Cleary, Coleman, Courson, Cromer, Davis, Elliott, Fair, Ford, Grooms, Hayes, Hutto, Jackson, Land, Leatherman, Leventis, Lourie, Malloy, L. Martin, S. Martin, Massey, Matthews, McConnell, McGill, Nicholson, O'Dell, Peeler, Pinckney, Rankin, Reese, Rose, Ryberg, Scott, Setzler, Sheheen, Shoopman, Thomas, Verdin and Williams: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO HONOR AND REMEMBER THE SUPREME SACRIFICE MADE BY LANCE CORPORAL WILLIAM H. CROUSE IV OF THE UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS WHILE HE WAS SERVING A TOUR OF MILITARY DUTY IN AFGHANISTAN, AND TO EXPRESS TO HIS FAMILY THE DEEPEST APPRECIATION OF A GRATEFUL STATE AND NATION FOR HIS LIFE, SACRIFICE, AND SERVICE.
Introduced and Adopted

S. 654 -- Senators Knotts, Alexander, Anderson, Bright, Bryant, Campbell, Campsen, Cleary, Coleman, Courson, Cromer, Davis, Elliott, Fair, Ford, Grooms, Hayes, Hutto, Jackson, Land, Leatherman, Leventis, Lourie, Malloy, L. Martin, S. Martin, Massey, Matthews, McConnell, McGill, Nicholson, O'Dell, Peeler, Pinckney, Rankin, Reese, Rose, Ryberg, Scott, Setzler, Sheheen, Shoopman, Thomas, Verdin and Williams: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO HONOR AND REMEMBER THE SUPREME SACRIFICE MADE BY STAFF SERGEANT VINCENT W. ASHLOCK OF THE UNITED STATES ARMY WHILE HE WAS SERVING A TOUR OF MILITARY DUTY IN AFGHANISTAN, AND TO EXPRESS TO HIS FAMILY THE DEEPEST APPRECIATION OF A GRATEFUL STATE AND NATION FOR HIS LIFE, SACRIFICE, AND SERVICE.
Introduced and Adopted

S. 655 -- Senators Knotts, Alexander, Anderson, Bright, Bryant, Campbell, Campsen, Cleary, Coleman, Courson, Cromer, Davis, Elliott, Fair, Ford, Grooms, Hayes, Hutto, Jackson, Land, Leatherman, Leventis, Lourie, Malloy, L. Martin, S. Martin, Massey, Matthews, McConnell, McGill, Nicholson, O'Dell, Peeler, Pinckney, Rankin, Reese, Rose, Ryberg, Scott, Setzler, Sheheen, Shoopman, Thomas, Verdin and Williams: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO HONOR AND REMEMBER THE SUPREME SACRIFICE MADE BY CORPORAL J. "CHAD " YOUNG OF THE UNITED STATES ARMY WHILE HE WAS SERVING A TOUR OF MILITARY DUTY IN AFGHANISTAN, AND TO EXPRESS TO HIS FAMILY THE DEEPEST APPRECIATION OF A GRATEFUL STATE AND NATION FOR HIS LIFE, SACRIFICE, AND SERVICE.
Introduced and Adopted

S. 656 -- Senators Knotts, Alexander, Anderson, Bright, Bryant, Campbell, Campsen, Cleary, Coleman, Courson, Cromer, Davis, Elliott, Fair, Ford, Grooms, Hayes, Hutto, Jackson, Land, Leatherman, Leventis, Lourie, Malloy, L. Martin, S. Martin, Massey, Matthews, McConnell, McGill, Nicholson, O'Dell, Peeler, Pinckney, Rankin, Reese, Rose, Ryberg, Scott, Setzler, Sheheen, Shoopman, Thomas, Verdin and Williams: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO HONOR AND REMEMBER THE SUPREME SACRIFICE MADE BY SERGEANT FIRST CLASS JOHN H. JARRELL OF THE UNITED STATES ARMY WHILE HE WAS SERVING A TOUR OF MILITARY DUTY IN AFGHANISTAN, AND TO EXPRESS TO HIS FAMILY THE DEEPEST APPRECIATION OF A GRATEFUL STATE AND NATION FOR HIS LIFE, SACRIFICE, AND SERVICE.
Introduced and Adopted

S. 657 -- Senators Knotts, Alexander, Anderson, Bright, Bryant, Campbell, Campsen, Cleary, Coleman, Courson, Cromer, Davis, Elliott, Fair, Ford, Grooms, Hayes, Hutto, Jackson, Land, Leatherman, Leventis, Lourie, Malloy, L. Martin, S. Martin, Massey, Matthews, McConnell, McGill, Nicholson, O'Dell, Peeler, Pinckney, Rankin, Reese, Rose, Ryberg, Scott, Setzler, Sheheen, Shoopman, Thomas, Verdin and Williams: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO HONOR AND REMEMBER THE SUPREME SACRIFICE MADE BY SERGEANT FIRST CLASS KRISTOPHER D. CHAPLEAU OF THE UNITED STATES ARMY WHILE HE WAS SERVING A TOUR OF MILITARY DUTY IN AFGHANISTAN, AND TO EXPRESS TO HIS FAMILY THE DEEPEST APPRECIATION OF A GRATEFUL STATE AND NATION FOR HIS LIFE, SACRIFICE, AND SERVICE.
Introduced and Adopted

S. 658 -- Senators Knotts, Alexander, Anderson, Bright, Bryant, Campbell, Campsen, Cleary, Coleman, Courson, Cromer, Davis, Elliott, Fair, Ford, Grooms, Hayes, Hutto, Jackson, Land, Leatherman, Leventis, Lourie, Malloy, L. Martin, S. Martin, Massey, Matthews, McConnell, McGill, Nicholson, O'Dell, Peeler, Pinckney, Rankin, Reese, Rose, Ryberg, Scott, Setzler, Sheheen, Shoopman, Thomas, Verdin and Williams: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO HONOR AND REMEMBER THE SUPREME SACRIFICE MADE BY SPECIALIST DAVID W. THOMAS OF THE UNITED STATES ARMY WHILE HE WAS SERVING A TOUR OF MILITARY DUTY IN AFGHANISTAN, AND TO EXPRESS TO HIS FAMILY THE DEEPEST APPRECIATION OF A GRATEFUL STATE AND NATION FOR HIS LIFE, SACRIFICE, AND SERVICE.
Introduced and Adopted

S. 659 -- Senators Knotts, Alexander, Anderson, Bright, Bryant, Campbell, Campsen, Cleary, Coleman, Courson, Cromer, Davis, Elliott, Fair, Ford, Grooms, Hayes, Hutto, Jackson, Land, Leatherman, Leventis, Lourie, Malloy, L. Martin, S. Martin, Massey, Matthews, McConnell, McGill, Nicholson, O'Dell, Peeler, Pinckney, Rankin, Reese, Rose, Ryberg, Scott, Setzler, Sheheen, Shoopman, Thomas, Verdin and Williams: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO HONOR AND REMEMBER THE SUPREME SACRIFICE MADE BY CAPTAIN MICHAEL P. CASSIDY OF THE UNITED STATES ARMY WHILE HE WAS SERVING A TOUR OF MILITARY DUTY IN IRAQ, AND TO EXPRESS TO HIS FAMILY THE DEEPEST APPRECIATION OF A GRATEFUL STATE AND NATION FOR HIS LIFE, SACRIFICE, AND SERVICE.
Introduced and Adopted

S. 660 -- Senators Knotts, Alexander, Anderson, Bright, Bryant, Campbell, Campsen, Cleary, Coleman, Courson, Cromer, Davis, Elliott, Fair, Ford, Grooms, Hayes, Hutto, Jackson, Land, Leatherman, Leventis, Lourie, Malloy, L. Martin, S. Martin, Massey, Matthews, McConnell, McGill, Nicholson, O'Dell, Peeler, Pinckney, Rankin, Reese, Rose, Ryberg, Scott, Setzler, Sheheen, Shoopman, Thomas, Verdin and Williams: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO HONOR AND REMEMBER THE SUPREME SACRIFICE MADE BY SERGEANT AARON M. ARTHUR OF THE UNITED STATES ARMY WHILE HE WAS SERVING A TOUR OF MILITARY DUTY IN IRAQ, AND TO EXPRESS TO HIS FAMILY THE DEEPEST APPRECIATION OF A GRATEFUL STATE AND NATION FOR HIS LIFE, SACRIFICE, AND SERVICE.
Introduced and Adopted

S. 661 -- Senators Knotts, Alexander, Anderson, Bright, Bryant, Campbell, Campsen, Cleary, Coleman, Courson, Cromer, Davis, Elliott, Fair, Ford, Grooms, Hayes, Hutto, Jackson, Land, Leatherman, Leventis, Lourie, Malloy, L. Martin, S. Martin, Massey, Matthews, McConnell, McGill, Nicholson, O'Dell, Peeler, Pinckney, Rankin, Reese, Rose, Ryberg, Scott, Setzler, Sheheen, Shoopman, Thomas, Verdin and Williams: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO HONOR AND REMEMBER THE SUPREME SACRIFICE MADE BY SERGEANT JEREMIAH T. WITTMAN OF THE UNITED STATES ARMY WHILE HE WAS SERVING A TOUR OF MILITARY DUTY IN AFGHANISTAN, AND TO EXPRESS TO HIS FAMILY THE DEEPEST APPRECIATION OF A GRATEFUL STATE AND NATION FOR HIS LIFE, SACRIFICE, AND SERVICE.
Introduced and Adopted

S. 662 -- Senators Knotts, Alexander, Anderson, Bright, Bryant, Campbell, Campsen, Cleary, Coleman, Courson, Cromer, Davis, Elliott, Fair, Ford, Grooms, Hayes, Hutto, Jackson, Land, Leatherman, Leventis, Lourie, Malloy, L. Martin, S. Martin, Massey, Matthews, McConnell, McGill, Nicholson, O'Dell, Peeler, Pinckney, Rankin, Reese, Rose, Ryberg, Scott, Setzler, Sheheen, Shoopman, Thomas, Verdin and Williams: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO HONOR AND REMEMBER THE SUPREME SACRIFICE MADE BY STAFF SERGEANT STEVEN M. THEOBALD OF THE UNITED STATES ARMY WHILE HE WAS SERVING A TOUR OF MILITARY DUTY IN KUWAIT, AND TO EXPRESS TO HIS FAMILY THE PROFOUND APPRECIATION OF A GRATEFUL STATE AND NATION FOR HIS LIFE, SACRIFICE, AND SERVICE.
Introduced and Adopted

S. 663 -- Senators Knotts, Alexander, Anderson, Bright, Bryant, Campbell, Campsen, Cleary, Coleman, Courson, Cromer, Davis, Elliott, Fair, Ford, Grooms, Hayes, Hutto, Jackson, Land, Leatherman, Leventis, Lourie, Malloy, L. Martin, S. Martin, Massey, Matthews, McConnell, McGill, Nicholson, O'Dell, Peeler, Pinckney, Rankin, Reese, Rose, Ryberg, Scott, Setzler, Sheheen, Shoopman, Thomas, Verdin and Williams: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO HONOR AND REMEMBER THE SUPREME SACRIFICE MADE BY PRIVATE FIRST CLASS DAVID A. JEFFERSON OF THE UNITED STATES ARMY WHILE HE WAS SERVING A TOUR OF MILITARY DUTY IN AFGHANISTAN, AND TO EXPRESS TO HIS FAMILY THE PROFOUND APPRECIATION OF A GRATEFUL STATE AND NATION FOR HIS LIFE, SACRIFICE, AND SERVICE.
Introduced and Adopted

S. 664 -- Senators Knotts, Alexander, Anderson, Bright, Bryant, Campbell, Campsen, Cleary, Coleman, Courson, Cromer, Davis, Elliott, Fair, Ford, Grooms, Hayes, Hutto, Jackson, Land, Leatherman, Leventis, Lourie, Malloy, L. Martin, S. Martin, Massey, Matthews, McConnell, McGill, Nicholson, O'Dell, Peeler, Pinckney, Rankin, Reese, Rose, Ryberg, Scott, Setzler, Sheheen, Shoopman, Thomas, Verdin and Williams: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO HONOR AND REMEMBER THE SUPREME SACRIFICE MADE BY STAFF SERGEANT SHELDON L. TATE OF THE UNITED STATES ARMY WHILE HE WAS SERVING A TOUR OF MILITARY DUTY IN AFGHANISTAN, AND TO EXPRESS TO HIS FAMILY THE PROFOUND APPRECIATION OF A GRATEFUL STATE AND NATION FOR HIS LIFE, SACRIFICE, AND SERVICE.
Introduced and Adopted

S. 665 -- Senators Knotts, Alexander, Anderson, Bright, Bryant, Campbell, Campsen, Cleary, Coleman, Courson, Cromer, Davis, Elliott, Fair, Ford, Grooms, Hayes, Hutto, Jackson, Land, Leatherman, Leventis, Lourie, Malloy, L. Martin, S. Martin, Massey, Matthews, McConnell, McGill, Nicholson, O'Dell, Peeler, Pinckney, Rankin, Reese, Rose, Ryberg, Scott, Setzler, Sheheen, Shoopman, Thomas, Verdin and Williams: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO HONOR AND REMEMBER THE SUPREME SACRIFICE MADE BY STAFF SERGEANT WILLIE JAMES HARLEY, JR., OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA ARMY NATIONAL GUARD WHILE HE WAS SERVING A TOUR OF MILITARY DUTY IN AFGHANISTAN, AND TO EXPRESS TO HIS FAMILY THE PROFOUND APPRECIATION OF A GRATEFUL STATE AND NATION FOR HIS LIFE, SACRIFICE, AND SERVICE.
Introduced and Adopted

S. 666 -- Senators Knotts, Alexander, Anderson, Bright, Bryant, Campbell, Campsen, Cleary, Coleman, Courson, Cromer, Davis, Elliott, Fair, Ford, Grooms, Hayes, Hutto, Jackson, Land, Leatherman, Leventis, Lourie, Malloy, L. Martin, S. Martin, Massey, Matthews, McConnell, McGill, Nicholson, O'Dell, Peeler, Pinckney, Rankin, Reese, Rose, Ryberg, Scott, Setzler, Sheheen, Shoopman, Thomas, Verdin and Williams: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO HONOR AND REMEMBER THE SUPREME SACRIFICE MADE BY SERGEANT LUTHER WILLARD "WILL " RABON, JR., OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA ARMY NATIONAL GUARD WHILE HE WAS SERVING A TOUR OF MILITARY DUTY IN AFGHANISTAN, AND TO EXPRESS TO HIS FAMILY THE PROFOUND APPRECIATION OF A GRATEFUL STATE AND NATION FOR HIS LIFE, SACRIFICE, AND SERVICE.
Introduced and Adopted

S. 667 -- Senators Knotts, Alexander, Anderson, Bright, Bryant, Campbell, Campsen, Cleary, Coleman, Courson, Cromer, Davis, Elliott, Fair, Ford, Grooms, Hayes, Hutto, Jackson, Land, Leatherman, Leventis, Lourie, Malloy, L. Martin, S. Martin, Massey, Matthews, McConnell, McGill, Nicholson, O'Dell, Peeler, Pinckney, Rankin, Reese, Rose, Ryberg, Scott, Setzler, Sheheen, Shoopman, Thomas, Verdin and Williams: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO HONOR AND REMEMBER THE SUPREME SACRIFICE MADE BY STAFF SERGEANT ANDREW S. BUBACZ OF THE UNITED STATES AIR FORCE WHILE HE WAS SERVING A TOUR OF MILITARY DUTY IN AFGHANISTAN, AND TO EXPRESS TO HIS FAMILY THE PROFOUND APPRECIATION OF A GRATEFUL STATE AND NATION FOR HIS LIFE, SACRIFICE, AND SERVICE.
Introduced and Adopted

S. 679 -- Senators Elliott, Alexander, Anderson, Bright, Bryant, Campbell, Campsen, Cleary, Coleman, Courson, Cromer, Davis, Fair, Ford, Grooms, Hayes, Hutto, Jackson, Knotts, Land, Leatherman, Leventis, Lourie, Malloy, L. Martin, S. Martin, Massey, Matthews, McConnell, McGill, Nicholson, O'Dell, Peeler, Pinckney, Rankin, Reese, Rose, Ryberg, Scott, Setzler, Sheheen, Shoopman, Thomas, Verdin and Williams: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO MEMORIALIZE CONGRESS AND PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA TO EXPEDITIOUSLY PURSUE IMPROVED ENERGY POLICIES AND RELATED TAX POLICIES IN AN EFFORT TO STRENGTHEN OUR NATIONAL ECONOMY AND ENHANCE THE QUALITY OF LIFE OF AMERICAN CITIZENS.
Introduced and Committed

S. 686 -- Senator Senate Education: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO CLARIFY THE SCIENCE COURSE REQUIREMENT FOR RECEIVING A SOUTH CAROLINA HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading & Enrolled
Recorded vote
Point of Order
Ratified

S. 687 -- Senators Scott, Knotts and Ford: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 43-7-460, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE RECOVERY OF FUNDS FROM ESTATES OF PERSONS WHO RECEIVED MEDICAID, SO AS TO SUBSTITUTE "PERSONS WITH INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY " FOR "THE MENTALLY RETARDED "; TO AMEND SECTION 44-7-130, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE DEFINITION OF TERMS USED IN THE STATE CERTIFICATION OF NEED AND HEALTH FACILITY LICENSURE ACT, SO AS TO SUBSTITUTE, IN RELEVANT DEFINITIONS, "PERSONS WITH INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY " FOR "THE MENTALLY RETARDED "; TO AMEND SECTION 44-7-260, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO HEALTH FACILITY LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, SO AS TO SUBSTITUTE "PERSONS WITH INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY " FOR "MENTALLY RETARDED "; TO AMEND SECTION 44-7-315, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION OBTAINED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL REGARDING HEALTH CARE FACILITIES, SO AS TO SUBSTITUTE "PERSONS WITH INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY " FOR "THE MENTALLY RETARDED "; TO AMEND SECTION 44-7-320, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE DENIAL, REVOCATION, OR SUSPENSION OF A HEALTH FACILITY LICENSE, SO AS TO SUBSTITUTE "PERSONS WITH INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY " FOR "THE MENTALLY RETARDED "; TO AMEND CHAPTER 20, TITLE 44, RELATING TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA MENTAL RETARDATION, RELATED DISABILITIES, HEAD INJURIES, AND SPINAL CORD INJURIES ACT, INCLUDING THE CREATION, GOVERNANCE, AND OPERATION OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF DISABILITIES AND SPECIAL NEEDS, CHAPTER 21, TITLE 44, RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF DISABILITIES AND SPECIAL NEEDS FAMILY SUPPORT SERVICES, SECTION 44-23-10, AS AMENDED, AND ARTICLES 3 AND 5 OF CHAPTER 23, TITLE 44, RELATING TO PROVISIONS APPLICABLE TO BOTH MENTALLY ILL AND MENTALLY RETARDED PERSONS, CHAPTER 26, TITLE 44, RELATING TO THE RIGHTS OF MENTAL RETARDATION CLIENTS, ALL SO AS TO CHANGE THE TERM "MENTAL RETARDATION " TO "INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY " AND THE TERM "MENTALLY RETARDED " TO "PERSON WITH INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY "; TO PROVIDE THAT THE TERMS "INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY " AND "PERSON WITH INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY " HAVE REPLACED, AND HAVE THE SAME MEANINGS AS, THE FORMER TERMS "MENTAL RETARDATION " AND "MENTALLY RETARDED "; AND TO DIRECT STATE AGENCIES, BOARDS, COMMITTEES, AND COMMISSIONS AND POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONS OF THE STATE AND THE CODE COMMISSIONER TO SUBSTITUTE THE TERM "INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY " FOR "MENTAL RETARDATION " AND THE TERM "PERSON WITH INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY " FOR "MENTALLY RETARDED " IN RULES, REGULATIONS, POLICIES, PROCEDURES, STATUTES, ORDINANCES, AND PUBLICATIONS WHEN THESE RULES, REGULATIONS, POLICIES, PROCEDURES, STATUTES, ORDINANCES, OR PUBLICATIONS ARE AMENDED, REVISED, OR REPUBLISHED.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading & Enrolled
Point of Order
Ratified

S. 688 -- Senator Courson: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND EXPRESS DEEP APPRECIATION TO THE INDEPENDENT COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES IN SOUTH CAROLINA DURING "INDEPENDENT COLLEGE AND UNIVERSITY WEEK " OF APRIL 4 - 8, 2011, AND ON "INDEPENDENT COLLEGE AND UNIVERSITY DAY " ON APRIL 6, 2011, FOR THEIR OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTIONS IN EDUCATING THE YOUTH OF OUR STATE AND NATION.
Introduced and Adopted

S. 689 -- Senator Courson: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO AUTHORIZE PALMETTO GIRLS STATE TO USE THE CHAMBERS OF THE SENATE AND THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES ON FRIDAY, JUNE 17, 2011.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Adopted

S. 692 -- Senators Jackson, Courson, Scott and Lourie: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 7-27-405, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE RICHLAND COUNTY ELECTION COMMISSION AND THE RICHLAND COUNTY BOARD OF REGISTRATION, SO AS TO COMBINE THE RICHLAND COUNTY ELECTION COMMISSION AND THE RICHLAND COUNTY BOARD OF REGISTRATION INTO A SINGLE ENTITY.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading & Enrolled
Recorded vote
Other proceedings
Point of Order
Ratified

S. 693 -- Senators Bryant and Bright: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 23-9-70, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO ORDER AND APPEALS FROM THE STATE FIRE MARSHAL, SO AS TO INCREASE THE AMOUNT OF TIME THAT AN OCCUPANT OR OWNER MAY APPEAL THE DECISION OF A DEPUTY OR RESIDENT FIRE MARSHAL FROM TWENTY-FOUR HOURS TO THIRTY DAYS, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE STATE FIRE MARSHAL'S DECISION MUST BE FILED WITHIN TEN DAYS OF RECEIVING THE NOTICE OF APPEAL; TO PROVIDE THAT THE APPEAL PERIOD SHALL NOT BE ALLOWED IF THE BUILDING OR ANY OTHER STRUCTURE IS DEEMED TO BE AN IMMINENT DANGER, AND TO INCREASE THE AMOUNT OF TIME APERSON MAY APPEAL AN ORDER OF THE STATE FIRE MARSHAL TO AN ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGE FROM FIVE TO THIRTY DAYS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Amended
Request for Debate
Point of Order
Message from Senate
Ratified

S. 694 -- Senator Bryant: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 41-15-520, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976 RELATING TO REMEDIES FOR EMPLOYEES CHARGING DISCRIMINATION, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR REFERRAL TO THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF LABOR ALLEGATIONS MADE BY A PRIVATE SECTOR EMPLOYEE OF A VIOLATION OF SECTION 41-15-510 AND TO PROVIDE FOR CIVIL REMEDIES.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Amended
Point of Order
Message from Senate
Ratified

S. 697 -- Senator Lourie: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND THE SPRING VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS BASKETBALL TEAM FOR CAPTURING THE 2011 CLASS AAAA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE, AND TO HONOR THE TEAM'S EXCEPTIONAL PLAYERS, COACH, AND STAFF.
Introduced and Adopted

S. 701 -- Senators Setzler and Lourie: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR ED BARNES OF LEXINGTON COUNTY, AND TO CONGRATULATE HIM UPON THE OCCASION OF HIS INDUCTION INTO THE NATIONAL BARBER HALL OF FAME.
Introduced and Adopted

S. 705 -- Senators Rankin, Campbell, Rose, Verdin, Hutto, Ford and Grooms: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING CHAPTER 36 TO TITLE 58 SO AS ENACT THE "UNDERGROUND FACILITY DAMAGE PREVENTION ACT ", TO PROVIDE DEFINITIONS, TO PROVIDE LIMITS ON COSTS RELATED TO THIS CHAPTER, TO REQUIRE THE CREATION OF A NOTIFICATION CENTER ASSOCIATION PROVIDING FOR RECEIVING NOTICE OF EXCAVATION OR DEMOLITION IN A DEFINED AREA, TO CREATE AND SPECIFY THE MEMBERSHIP OF A BOARD TO GOVERN THE NOTIFICATION CENTER, TO PROVIDE MISCELLANEOUS REQUIREMENTS AND DUTIES RELATED TO THE NOTIFICATION CENTER, TO REQUIRE CERTAIN NOTICE RELATED TO EXCAVATIONS, DEMOLITIONS, AND DAMAGE RESULTING DURING AN EXCAVATION OR DEMOLITION, TO PROVIDE EXCEPTIONS TO THE NOTICE REQUIREMENTS AND OTHER PROVISIONS OF THIS CHAPTER, AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR A VIOLATION OF THIS CHAPTER; AND TO REPEAL SECTIONS 58-35-10, 58-35-20, 58-35-30, 58-35-40, 58-35-50, 58-35-60, 58-35-70, 58-35-80, 58-35-90, 58-35-100, 58-35-110, AND 58-35-120 ALL RELATING TO THE UNDERGROUND UTILITY DAMAGE PREVENTION ACT.
Introduced and Committed
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Amended
Recorded vote
Recalled
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Point of Order
Message from Senate
Ratified

S. 721 -- Senator Massey: A BILL TO AMEND ACT 955 OF 1974, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE COMPENSATION OF THE EDGEFIELD COUNTY DISTRICT SCHOOL BOARD OF TRUSTEES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE TRUSTEES SHALL RECEIVE COMPENSATION AGREED UPON BY THE BOARD.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading & Enrolled
Ratified

S. 724 -- Senator McGill: A BILL TO AMEND ACT 1095 OF 1962, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE LOWER FLORENCE COUNTY HOSPITAL DISTRICT, SO AS TO PROVIDE A PROCESS BY WHICH THE FLORENCE COUNTY COUNCIL MAY LEVY MILLAGE WITHIN THE DISTRICT FOR PURPOSES OF CONSTRUCTING, EQUIPPING, AND MAINTAINING HOSPITAL FACILITIES WITHIN THE DISTRICT.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading & Enrolled
Message from Senate
Ratified

S. 734 -- Senator Pinckney: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION NAME THE PORTION OF UNITED STATES HIGHWAY 601 IN JASPER COUNTY FROM ITS INTERSECTION WITH UNITED STATES HIGHWAY 321 TO ITS INTERSECTION WITH THE JASPER/HAMPTON COUNTY LINE THE "EUNICE HOLMAN DOE HIGHWAY " AND ERECT APPROPRIATE MARKERS OR SIGNS ALONG THIS PORTION OF HIGHWAY THAT CONTAIN THE WORDS "EUNICE HOLMAN DOE HIGHWAY ".
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee

S. 735 -- Senator Reese: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION NAME THE PORTION OF UNITED STATES HIGHWAY 221 IN THE CITY OF CHESNEE FROM ITS INTERSECTION WITH MANNING STREET TO ITS INTERSECTION WITH GREENWOOD STREET "MAYOR CLIFF EDWARDS HIGHWAY " AND ERECT APPROPRIATE MARKERS OR SIGNS ALONG THIS HIGHWAY THAT CONTAIN THE WORDS "MAYOR CLIFF EDWARDS HIGHWAY ".
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Adopted

S. 737 -- Senator Ford: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO WELCOME DELTA SIGMA THETA SORORITY, INC. TO CHARLESTON, SOUTH CAROLINA, ON THE OCCASION OF ITS SOUTH ATLANTIC REGIONAL CONFERENCE, AND TO THANK THE MEMBERS FOR THEIR MANY YEARS OF SERVICE TO THEIR VARIOUS COMMUNITIES.
Introduced and Adopted

S. 741 -- Senator S. Martin: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 50-11-710 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO NIGHT HUNTING PROHIBITIONS AND EXCEPTIONS, TO ALLOW THE USE OF LASER SIGHTING AND OTHER DEVICES WHEN HUNTING COYOTES AT NIGHT DURING MAY AND JUNE PURSUANT TO AUTHORIZATION GRANTED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES THROUGH ITS DEPREDATION PERMIT PROGRAM.
Introduced and Committed

S. 747 -- Senator Senate Labor, Commerce and Industry: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF EMPLOYMENT AND WORKFORCE, RELATING TO UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE REFORM (ARTICLE 1), DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 4169, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Introduced and Committed

S. 748 -- Senator Senate Judiciary: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE THE AMENDMENTS TO THE RULES OF PROCEDURE OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA ADMINISTRATIVE LAW COURT, AS PROMULGATED BY THE ADMINISTRATIVE LAW COURT AND SUBMITTED TO THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF SECTION 1-23-650 OF THE 1976 CODE AND SECTION 4A, ARTICLE V OF THE CONSTITUTION OF THIS STATE.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Adopted

S. 749 -- Senator Senate Judiciary: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE THE AMENDMENTS TO RULE 219 OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA APPELLATE COURT RULES, AS PROMULGATED BY THE SOUTH CAROLINA SUPREME COURT AND SUBMITTED TO THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF SECTION 4A, ARTICLE V OF THE CONSTITUTION OF THIS STATE.
Introduced and Committed

S. 750 -- Senator Senate Judiciary: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE THE AMENDMENTS TO RULE 29 OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA RULES OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE, AS PROMULGATED BY THE SOUTH CAROLINA SUPREME COURT AND SUBMITTED TO THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF SECTION 4A, ARTICLE V OF THE CONSTITUTION OF THIS STATE.
Introduced and Committed

S. 751 -- Senator Senate Judiciary: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE THE AMENDMENTS TO RULES 16, 26, 28, 33, 34, 37, AND 45 OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA RULES OF CIVIL PROCEDURE, AS PROMULGATED BY THE SOUTH CAROLINA SUPREME COURT AND SUBMITTED TO THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF SECTION 4A, ARTICLE V OF THE CONSTITUTION OF THIS STATE.
Introduced and Committed

S. 752 -- Senator Senate Judiciary: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE THE AMENDMENTS TO RULE 3 OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA RULES OF CIVIL PROCEDURE, AS PROMULGATED BY THE SOUTH CAROLINA SUPREME COURT AND SUBMITTED TO THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF SECTION 4A, ARTICLE V OF THE CONSTITUTION OF THIS STATE.
Introduced and Committed

S. 753 -- Senator Senate Judiciary: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE THE AMENDMENTS TO RULE 4 AND RULE 10 OF THE OFFICE OF MOTOR VEHICLE HEARINGS OF THE ADMINISTRATIVE LAW COURT, AS PROMULGATED BY THE CHIEF JUDGE OF THE ADMINISTRATIVE LAW COURT AND SUBMITTED TO THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF SECTION 1-23-660 OF THE 1976 CODE AND SECTION 4A, ARTICLE V OF THE CONSTITUTION OF THIS STATE.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Adopted

S. 754 -- Senators Scott, Alexander, Anderson, Bright, Bryant, Campbell, Campsen, Cleary, Coleman, Courson, Cromer, Davis, Elliott, Fair, Ford, Grooms, Hayes, Hutto, Jackson, Knotts, Land, Leatherman, Leventis, Lourie, Malloy, L. Martin, S. Martin, Massey, Matthews, McConnell, McGill, Nicholson, O'Dell, Peeler, Pinckney, Rankin, Reese, Rose, Ryberg, Setzler, Sheheen, Shoopman, Thomas, Verdin and Williams: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR MAJOR GENERAL OSBORNE EUGENE POWELL, JR., AND TO COMMEND HIM FOR HIS OUTSTANDING SERVICE, HIS TIRELESS EFFORTS, AND HIS SELFLESS COMMITMENT OF TIME AND RESOURCES FOR THE GREAT BENEFIT OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA MILITARY DEPARTMENT.
Introduced and Adopted

S. 755 -- Senators Scott, Alexander, Anderson, Bright, Bryant, Campbell, Campsen, Cleary, Coleman, Courson, Cromer, Davis, Elliott, Fair, Ford, Grooms, Hayes, Hutto, Jackson, Knotts, Land, Leatherman, Leventis, Lourie, Malloy, L. Martin, S. Martin, Massey, Matthews, McConnell, McGill, Nicholson, O'Dell, Peeler, Pinckney, Rankin, Reese, Rose, Ryberg, Setzler, Sheheen, Shoopman, Thomas, Verdin and Williams: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR JOHN A. SHULER, DEPUTY ADJUTANT GENERAL FOR STATE OPERATIONS OF THE OFFICE OF THE ADJUTANT GENERAL, AND TO CONGRATULATE HIM, UPON THE OCCASION OF HIS RETIREMENT FROM THE MILITARY DEPARTMENT OF SOUTH CAROLINA.
Introduced and Adopted

S. 761 -- Senator L. Martin: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO HONOR AND RECOGNIZE EASLEY COMBINED UTILITIES FOR PROVIDING SERVICE TO THE COMMUNITY FOR ONE HUNDRED YEARS.
Introduced and Adopted

S. 766 -- Senators McConnell, Leatherman, Alexander, Anderson, Scott, Coleman, O'Dell, Verdin, L. Martin, Ford, Massey, Knotts, Grooms, Nicholson, Shoopman, Elliott and Setzler: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 33-49-460, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DISTRIBUTION OF EXCESS REVENUE TO SOUTH CAROLINA'S ELECTRIC COOPERATIVES' MEMBERS, SO AS TO ALLOW SOUTH CAROLINA ELECTRIC COOPERATIVES TO ADVOCATE ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND RENEWABLE ENERGY INITIATIVES IN THIS STATE AND TO PROVIDE CLARITY TO PATRONAGE CAPITAL PROCEDURES; TO AMEND SECTION 27-18-20, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS OF TERMS USED IN THE UNIFORM UNCLAIMED PROPERTY ACT, SO AS TO DELETE ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE PATRONAGE ALLOCATIONS FROM THE UNIFORM UNCLAIMED PROPERTY ACT; TO AMEND SECTION 33-46-460, RELATING TO THE DISTRIBUTION OF EXCESS REVENUE BY TELEPHONE COOPERATIVES AND WHAT CONSTITUTES EXCESS REVENUE, SO AS TO PROVIDE PROCEDURES FOR THE ALLOCATION OF PATRONAGE CAPITAL AND POLICIES AND PROCEDURES REGARDING ABANDONED PATRONAGE CAPITAL; AND TO AMEND SECTION 27-18-30, RELATING TO PROPERTY THAT IS PRESUMED ABANDONED PURSUANT TO THE UNIFORM UNCLAIMED PROPERTY ACT, SO AS TO DELETE ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE PATRONAGE CAPITAL FROM THE PURVIEW OF THE STATUTE.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading & Enrolled
Recorded vote
Point of Order
Ratified

S. 768 -- Senator Cleary: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION NAME THE BRIDGE TO BE CONSTRUCTED TO CROSS THE INTRACOASTAL WATERWAY ALONG SOUTH CAROLINA HIGHWAY 31 IN HORRY COUNTY THE "COLONEL HOWARD DARST BARNARD III BRIDGE ", AND ERECT APPROPRIATE MARKERS OR SIGNS AT THE BRIDGE THAT CONTAIN THE WORDS "COLONEL HOWARD DARST BARNARD III BRIDGE ".
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Adopted

S. 777 -- Senator Senate Judiciary: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ARCHIVES AND HISTORY, RELATING TO REHABILITATION OF DESIGNATED HISTORIC BUILDINGS, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 4135, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Introduced and Committed

S. 778 -- Senator Senate Judiciary: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION, RELATING TO REGULATION GOVERNING TELEPHONE UTILITIES OFFERING REGULATED PREPAID LOCAL EXCHANGE SERVICES AND BONDS OR OTHER SECURITY MECHANISMS, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 4138, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Introduced and Committed

S. 779 -- Senator Senate Judiciary: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION, RELATING TO CUSTOMER DEPOSITS AND DEPOSIT RETENTION, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 4137, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Introduced and Committed

S. 782 -- Senator Verdin: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO DESIGNATE THURSDAY, APRIL 14, 2011, AS "HOLD OUT FOR HUNGER DAY " IN SOUTH CAROLINA TO ENCOURAGE INDIVIDUALS TO SKIP ONE MEAL ON THIS DAY TO RECOGNIZE THE PLIGHT OF HUNGER IN SOUTH CAROLINA.
Introduced and Adopted

S. 785 -- Senator Land: A BILL TO AUTHORIZE THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF FLORENCE COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT FOUR TO ISSUE GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS OF THE SCHOOL DISTRICT WITHIN ITS CONSTITUTIONAL DEBT LIMIT, IN ONE OR MORE SERIES, IN A TOTAL AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED TWO MILLION FIVE HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS, TO DEFRAY THE LOSS OF EDUCATION FINANCE ACT FUNDS TO THE SCHOOL DISTRICT, TO PRESCRIBE THE CONDITIONS UNDER WHICH THE BONDS MAY BE ISSUED AND THE PURPOSES FOR WHICH THE PROCEEDS MAY BE EXPENDED, AND TO MAKE PROVISION FOR THE PAYMENT OF THE BONDS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Amended
Amended
Debate Adjourned
Debate Adjourned
Reconsidered
Concurrence & Enrolled
Message to Senate
Message from Senate
Ratified

S. 791 -- Senator Sheheen: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR W. PATRICK "PAT " EARLE FOR HIS CONTRIBUTIONS TO EDUCATION IN THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, AND TO CONGRATULATE HIM FOR HIS INDUCTION INTO THE NATIONAL TEACHERS HALL OF FAME.
Introduced and Adopted

S. 793 -- Senators Alexander and Bryant: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO DIRECT THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL FOR FISCAL YEAR 2011-2012 TO TEMPORARILY SUSPEND ENFORCEMENT OF CERTAIN PROVISIONS OF THE MEDICAID NURSING HOME PERMIT LAW AND TO SET CERTAIN NURSING HOME STAFFING STANDARDS IN ORDER TO MEET APPROPRIATIONS.
Introduced and Committed
2nd Reading
3rd Reading & Enrolled
Recorded vote
Recalled
Debate Adjourned
Request for Debate
Point of Order
Reconsidered
Ratified

S. 799 -- Senator Senate Labor, Commerce and Industry: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF EMPLOYMENT AND WORKFORCE, RELATING TO UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE REFORM (ARTICLE 2), DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 4170, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Introduced and Committed

S. 801 -- Senators Sheheen, Alexander, Anderson, Bright, Bryant, Campbell, Campsen, Cleary, Coleman, Courson, Cromer, Davis, Elliott, Fair, Ford, Grooms, Hayes, Hutto, Jackson, Knotts, Land, Leatherman, Leventis, Lourie, Malloy, L. Martin, S. Martin, Massey, Matthews, McConnell, McGill, Nicholson, O'Dell, Peeler, Pinckney, Rankin, Reese, Rose, Ryberg, Scott, Setzler, Shoopman, Thomas, Verdin and Williams: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR DARLA MOORE, LAKE CITY NATIVE, FAMED BUSINESSWOMAN, AND COMMITTED PHILANTHROPIST, FOR HER MANY YEARS OF SERVICE TO THE PALMETTO STATE AND MOST PARTICULARLY TO THE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA.
Introduced and Adopted

S. 802 -- Senator Ryberg: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO DESIGNATE THE THIRD WEEK IN APRIL 2011 AS "SHAKEN BABY SYNDROME AWARENESS WEEK " TO RAISE AWARENESS REGARDING SHAKEN BABY SYNDROME AND TO COMMEND THE HOSPITALS, CHILD CARE COUNCILS, SCHOOLS, AND OTHER ORGANIZATIONS THAT EDUCATE PARENTS AND CAREGIVERS ON HOW TO PROTECT CHILDREN FROM ABUSE.
Introduced and Adopted

S. 804 -- Senators O'Dell and Nicholson: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR SANDRA AULL ANDERSON, OWNER AND BROKER-IN-CHARGE OF A-Z REALTY IN GREENWOOD, AND TO CONGRATULATE HER FOR RECEIVING THE 2011 SOUTH CAROLINA MINORITY SMALL BUSINESS CHAMPION AWARD FROM THE UNITED STATES SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION.
Introduced and Adopted

S. 806 -- Senator Jackson: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION NAME THE PORTION OF BLUFF ROAD IN RICHLAND COUNTY FROM ITS INTERSECTION WITH DRY BRANCH ROAD TO ITS INTERSECTION WITH SIMS ROAD "DEACON THOMAS MYERS MEMORIAL HIGHWAY " AND ERECT APPROPRIATE MARKERS OR SIGNS ALONG THIS HIGHWAY THAT CONTAIN THE WORDS "DEACON THOMAS MYERS MEMORIAL HIGHWAY ".
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Adopted

S. 811 -- Senators Scott, Alexander, Anderson, Bright, Bryant, Campbell, Campsen, Cleary, Coleman, Courson, Cromer, Davis, Elliott, Fair, Ford, Grooms, Hayes, Hutto, Jackson, Knotts, Land, Leatherman, Leventis, Lourie, Malloy, L. Martin, S. Martin, Massey, Matthews, McConnell, McGill, Nicholson, O'Dell, Peeler, Pinckney, Rankin, Reese, Rose, Ryberg, Setzler, Sheheen, Shoopman, Thomas, Verdin and Williams: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR DAN DENNIS, PRESIDENT OF DENNIS CORPORATION IN RICHLAND COUNTY, AND TO CONGRATULATE HIM UPON BEING NAMED THE 2011 SOUTH CAROLINA SMALL BUSINESS PERSON OF THE YEAR BY THE UNITED STATES SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION.
Introduced and Adopted

S. 815 -- Senators McConnell, Ford, L. Martin, Hutto, Malloy, Cleary and Shoopman: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 1-1-715, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO ADOPTION OF THE UNITED STATES CENSUS, SO AS TO ADOPT THE UNITED STATES CENSUS OF 2010 AS THE TRUE AND CORRECT ENUMERATION OF INHABITANTS OF THIS STATE; BY ADDING SECTION 2-1-70 SO AS TO ESTABLISH ELECTION DISTRICTS FROM WHICH MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA SENATE ARE ELECTED COMMENCING WITH THE 2012 GENERAL ELECTION; TO REPEAL SECTION 2-1-75 RELATING TO ELECTION DISTRICTS FROM WHICH MEMBERS OF THE SENATE WERE FORMERLY ELECTED; AND TO DESIGNATE THE PRESIDENT PRO TEMPORE OF THE SENATE AS THE APPROPRIATE OFFICIAL OF THE SUBMITTING AUTHORITY TO MAKE THE REQUIRED SUBMISSION OF THE SENATE REAPPORTIONMENT PLAN UNDER THE VOTING RIGHTS ACT.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading & Enrolled
Recorded vote
Other proceedings
Ratified

S. 816 -- Senators Lourie, Jackson, Scott and Courson: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND THE HONORABLE WILLIE H. WOMBLE, CHIEF MAGISTRATE OF RICHLAND COUNTY, UPON THE OCCASION OF HIS RETIREMENT FROM THE BENCH, AND TO WISH HIM CONTINUED SUCCESS AND HAPPINESS IN ALL HIS FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted

S. 817 -- Senators Knotts, Cromer, Setzler, Courson, Alexander, Anderson, Bright, Bryant, Campbell, Campsen, Cleary, Coleman, Davis, Elliott, Fair, Ford, Grooms, Hayes, Hutto, Jackson, Land, Leatherman, Leventis, Lourie, Malloy, L. Martin, S. Martin, Massey, Matthews, McConnell, McGill, Nicholson, O'Dell, Peeler, Pinckney, Rankin, Reese, Rose, Ryberg, Scott, Sheheen, Shoopman, Thomas, Verdin and Williams: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE MR. PAUL EDWARD RISINGER, RETIRED EDUCATOR AND ADMINISTRATOR, UPON THE OCCASION OF HIS INDUCTION INTO THE AIRPORT HIGH SCHOOL EDUCATOR HALL OF FAME, TO COMMEND HIM FOR HIS MANY YEARS OF DEDICATED PUBLIC SERVICE, AND TO WISH HIM MUCH HAPPINESS AND FULFILLMENT IN ALL HIS FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted

S. 821 -- Senators Cleary and McGill: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION NAME THE PORTION OF UNITED STATES HIGHWAY 17 BUSINESS FROM ITS INTERSECTION WITH OCEAN HIGHWAY IN GEORGETOWN COUNTY TO ITS INTERSECTION WITH THE GEORGETOWN/HORRY COUNTY LINE "MICKEY SPILLANE WATERFRONT 17 HIGHWAY " AND ERECT APPROPRIATE MARKERS OR SIGNS ALONG THIS PORTION OF HIGHWAY THAT CONTAIN THE WORDS "MICKEY SPILLANE WATERFRONT 17 HIGHWAY ".
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Adopted

S. 823 -- Senators Knotts, Ford, Williams, Setzler, Campbell, O'Dell, Bryant, Rankin, Cleary, McConnell, McGill, Land, Campsen and Cromer: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 1-1-681 SO AS TO DESIGNATE COLLARD GREENS AS THE OFFICIAL STATE VEGETABLE.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading & Enrolled
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Proposed Amendment
Request for Debate
Point of Order
Ratified

S. 824 -- Senators Land, Leatherman, Setzler, Nicholson, Hutto, Jackson and Ford: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO DESIGNATE THE SOUTH CAROLINA JOBS-ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY AS THE AUTHORIZED AGENCY TO IMPLEMENT THE STATE SMALL BUSINESS CREDIT INITIATIVE WITHIN AND ON BEHALF OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA; TO AUTHORIZE THE SOUTH CAROLINA JOBS-ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY TO EXECUTE AND DELIVER THE REQUISITE APPLICATION AND THE STATE SMALL BUSINESS CREDIT INITIATIVE ALLOCATION AGREEMENT FOR PARTICIPATING STATES, AND ALL OTHER RELATED AGREEMENTS, DOCUMENTS, CERTIFICATES, AND UNDERTAKINGS, ON BEHALF OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA; AND TO AUTHORIZE THE SOUTH CAROLINA JOBS-ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY TO CONTRACT WITH THE BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION OF SOUTH CAROLINA TO ADMINISTER THE PROGRAMS PERMITTED UNDER AND SUPPORTED BY THE STATE SMALL BUSINESS CREDIT INITIATIVE.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading & Enrolled
Recorded vote
Point of Order
Ratified

S. 831 -- Senators Massey and Ryberg: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 22-2-190, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO MAGISTRATES' JURY AREAS, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR REVISED JURY AREAS AND THE LOCATION OF THE MAGISTRATES' OFFICES; AND TO REPEAL ACT 79 OF 1977 AND ACT 758 OF 1988 RELATING TO MAGISTRATES IN AIKEN COUNTY.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
2nd Reading
3rd Reading & Enrolled
Recorded vote
Debate Adjourned
Reconsidered
Ratified

S. 837 -- Senator Campsen: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION NAME THE INTERSECTION LOCATED AT THE JUNCTION OF STATION 22 1/2 AND JASPER BOULEVARD ON SULLIVAN'S ISLAND IN CHARLESTON COUNTY "DR. GEORGE G. DURST, SR. INTERSECTION " AND PLACE APPROPRIATE MARKERS OR SIGNS AT THIS INTERSECTION THAT CONTAIN THE WORDS "DR. GEORGE G. DURST, SR. INTERSECTION ".
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Adopted

S. 839 -- Senators Scott, Alexander, Anderson, Bright, Bryant, Campbell, Campsen, Cleary, Coleman, Courson, Cromer, Davis, Elliott, Fair, Ford, Gregory, Grooms, Hayes, Hutto, Jackson, Knotts, Land, Leatherman, Leventis, Lourie, Malloy, L. Martin, S. Martin, Massey, Matthews, McConnell, McGill, Nicholson, O'Dell, Peeler, Pinckney, Rankin, Reese, Rose, Ryberg, Setzler, Sheheen, Shoopman, Thomas, Verdin and Williams: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE COLUMBIA CITY BALLET ON THE OCCASION OF ITS FIFTIETH ANNIVERSARY, AND TO THANK THE COMPANY FOR ITS INVALUABLE CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE QUALITY OF LIFE ENJOYED BY SOUTH CAROLINIANS.
Introduced and Adopted

S. 841 -- Senator Senate Education: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION, RELATING TO REQUIREMENTS FOR ADDITIONAL AREAS OF CERTIFICATION, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 4157, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Introduced and Committed

S. 842 -- Senator Senate Education: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION, RELATING TO PROGRAM FOR ASSISTING, DEVELOPING, AND EVALUATING PRINCIPAL PERFORMANCE (PADEPP), DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 4156, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Introduced and Committed

S. 843 -- Senator Senate Education: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION, RELATING TO REQUIREMENTS FOR CERTIFICATION AT THE ADVANCED LEVEL, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 4158, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Introduced and Committed

S. 844 -- Senators Land, Grooms, Campbell, Matthews, Leventis and McGill: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-37-220, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTIONS, SO AS TO EXEMPT FROM PROPERTY TAX ALL LEASEHOLD INTERESTS IN REAL PROPERTY OWNED BY THE SOUTH CAROLINA PUBLIC SERVICE AUTHORITY.
Introduced and Committed

S. 848 -- Senators Scott, Land, Setzler, Leventis, Matthews, McGill, Reese, Elliott, Ford, Jackson, Hutto, Anderson, Pinckney, Malloy, Sheheen, Lourie, Williams, Coleman, Nicholson and Knotts: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 7-13-25 SO AS TO ESTABLISH EARLY VOTING PROCEDURES; TO AMEND SECTION 7-3-20, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DUTIES OF THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE STATE ELECTION COMMISSION, SO AS TO FURTHER DEFINE HIS DUTIES; AND TO AMEND SECTION 7-15-320, RELATING TO PERSONS QUALIFIED TO VOTE BY ABSENTEE BALLOT, SO AS TO INCLUDE VOTING DURING THE EARLY VOTING PERIOD.
Introduced and Committed

S. 849 -- Senators Lourie, Courson and Leventis: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO THANK ATTORNEY BENJAMIN A. JOHNSON OF YORK COUNTY FOR HIS TWELVE YEARS OF DEDICATED SERVICE AS SOUTH CAROLINA'S COMMISSIONER AND CHAIRMAN OF THE ATLANTIC LOW-LEVEL RADIOACTIVE WASTE COMPACT COMMISSION, AND TO WISH HIM MUCH FULFILLMENT AND SUCCESS IN ALL HIS FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted

S. 854 -- Senator Malloy: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 16-3-600, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO ASSAULT AND BATTERY OFFENSES, SO AS TO SUBSTITUTE THE TERM "A PERSON " FOR THE TERM "AN ADULT ".
Introduced and Committed
2nd Reading
3rd Reading & Enrolled
Amended
Recalled
Point of Order
Ratified

S. 857 -- Senator Senate Fish, Game and Forestry: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES, RELATING TO SEASONS, LIMITS, METHODS OF TAKE AND SPECIAL USE RESTRICTIONS ON WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AREAS; AND TURKEY HUNTING RULES AND SEASONS, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 4141, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Introduced and Committed

S. 858 -- Senator Sheheen: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RESPECTFULLY REQUEST AND URGE CONGRESS TO ENACT SUCH LEGISLATION AS NECESSARY TO CREATE THE CAMDEN BATTLEFIELD AND HISTORIC CAMDEN REVOLUTIONARY WAR SITE AS A UNIT OR UNITS OF THE NATIONAL PARK SYSTEM FOR THE ENJOYMENT, EDUCATION, AND INSPIRATION OF THIS AND FUTURE GENERATIONS.
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Adopted

S. 871 -- Senator Anderson: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION NAME THE PORTION OF UNITED STATES HIGHWAY 25 FROM ITS INTERSECTION WITH SOUTH CAROLINA HIGHWAY 291 TO ITS INTERSECTION WITH LENHART ROAD IN GREENVILLE COUNTY "DR. S. C. CURETON MEMORIAL HIGHWAY " AND ERECT APPROPRIATE MARKERS OR SIGNS ALONG THIS HIGHWAY THAT CONTAIN THE WORDS "DR. S. C. CURETON MEMORIAL HIGHWAY ".
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Adopted

S. 873 -- Senators McConnell, Alexander, Anderson, Bright, Bryant, Campbell, Campsen, Cleary, Coleman, Courson, Cromer, Davis, Elliott, Fair, Ford, Gregory, Grooms, Hayes, Hutto, Jackson, Knotts, Land, Leatherman, Leventis, Lourie, Malloy, L. Martin, S. Martin, Massey, Matthews, McGill, Nicholson, O'Dell, Peeler, Pinckney, Rankin, Reese, Rose, Ryberg, Scott, Setzler, Sheheen, Shoopman, Thomas, Verdin and Williams: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO CONDEMN THE COMPLAINT FILED BY THE ACTING GENERAL COUNSEL OF THE NATIONAL LABOR RELATIONS BOARD ASSERTING THAT THE BOEING COMPANY'S SELECTION OF NORTH CHARLESTON FOR ITS NEWEST FINAL ASSEMBLY AND DELIVERY PRODUCTION FACILITY FOR THE 787 DREAMLINER AIRPLANE VIOLATED THE NATIONAL LABOR RELATIONS ACT, AND TO URGE THAT THE COMPLAINT BE DISMISSED BY THE BOARD AS AN UNWARRANTED INTRUSION INTO A BUSINESS DECISION OF THE BOEING COMPANY AND THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITIES OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, AND BECAUSE OF ITS ADVERSE IMPACT ON THE FUTURE ECONOMIC GROWTH OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA.
Introduced and Adopted

S. 874 -- Senators Malloy, Alexander, Anderson, Bright, Bryant, Campbell, Campsen, Cleary, Coleman, Courson, Cromer, Davis, Elliott, Fair, Ford, Gregory, Grooms, Hayes, Hutto, Jackson, Knotts, Land, Leatherman, Leventis, Lourie, L. Martin, S. Martin, Massey, Matthews, McConnell, McGill, Nicholson, O'Dell, Peeler, Pinckney, Rankin, Reese, Rose, Ryberg, Scott, Setzler, Sheheen, Shoopman, Thomas, Verdin and Williams: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE BELIEF OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY THAT NASCAR RACING IS AN INTEGRAL AND VITAL PART OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA AND ITS ECONOMY, TO RECOGNIZE THE DARLINGTON RACEWAY AS ONE OF OUR STATE'S MOST TREASURED ATTRACTIONS AND NASCAR RACING AS A SIGNIFICANT PART OF SOUTH CAROLINA'S RICH HISTORY, AND TO NAME THE WEEK OF MAY 2-8 2011, AS "DARLINGTON RACEWAY WEEK, A WEEK TOO TOUGH TO TAME. "
Introduced and Adopted

S. 877 -- Senator Pinckney: A BILL TO AUTHORIZE THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF HAMPTON COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 2 OF HAMPTON COUNTY TO ISSUE GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS OF THE SCHOOL DISTRICT WITHIN ITS CONSTITUTIONAL DEBT LIMIT, IN ONE OR MORE SERIES, TO DEFRAY THE LOSS OF AMERICAN REINVESTMENT AND RECOVERY ACT FUNDS AND EDUCATION FINANCE ACT FUNDS TO THE SCHOOL DISTRICT, TO PRESCRIBE THE CONDITIONS UNDER WHICH THE BONDS MAY BE ISSUED AND THE PURPOSES FOR WHICH THE PROCEEDS MAY BE EXPENDED, AND TO MAKE PROVISION FOR THE PAYMENT OF THE BONDS.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading & Enrolled
Recorded vote
Other proceedings
Ratified

S. 878 -- Senator Senate Agriculture and Natural Resources: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL, RELATING TO WATER CLASSIFICATIONS AND STANDARDS, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 4161, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Introduced and Committed

S. 884 -- Senator Pinckney: A BILL TO AUTHORIZE THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF JASPER COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT TO ISSUE GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS OF THE SCHOOL DISTRICT WITHIN ITS CONSTITUTIONAL DEBT LIMIT, IN ONE OR MORE SERIES, TO DEFRAY THE LOSS OF AMERICAN REINVESTMENT AND RECOVERY ACT FUNDS AND EDUCATION FINANCE ACT FUNDS TO THE SCHOOL DISTRICT, TO PRESCRIBE THE CONDITIONS UNDER WHICH THE BONDS MAY BE ISSUED AND THE PURPOSES FOR WHICH THE PROCEEDS MAY BE EXPENDED, AND TO MAKE PROVISION FOR THE PAYMENT OF THE BONDS.
Introduced and Committed

S. 890 -- Senators L. Martin and Alexander: A BILL TO AMEND ACT 260 OF 1981, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE PICKENS COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD OF TRUSTEES, TO PROVIDE THAT THE ELECTORS RESIDING IN THE DELLWOOD SUBDIVISION OF ANDERSON COUNTY SHALL BE ELIGIBLE TO VOTE IN THE ELECTION OF, AND HOLD OFFICE FOR, THE MEMBER OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES IN THE CLOSEST CONTIGUOUS SCHOOL DISTRICT IN PICKENS COUNTY.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading & Enrolled
Recorded vote, printed page 6466
Other proceedings
Point of Order
Ratified

S. 894 -- Senator Hutto: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO HONOR BROADUS JAMES JAMERSON III OF ORANGEBURG COUNTY, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA STATE EMPLOYEES ASSOCIATION, UPON HIS RETIREMENT, TO THANK HIM FOR HIS MORE THAN THIRTY YEARS OF DEDICATED SERVICE TO THE ASSOCIATION, AND TO WISH HIM MUCH FULFILLMENT AND SUCCESS IN ALL HIS FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted

S. 896 -- Senator Senate Corrections and Penology: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF PROBATION, PAROLE AND PARDON SERVICES, RELATING TO SENTENCING REFORM, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 4159, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Introduced and Committed

S. 897 -- Senator Courson: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR MRS. YVETTE ROWLAND FOR HER MANY YEARS OF OUTSTANDING SERVICE TO THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA AS MANAGER OF THE STATE HOUSE TOUR OFFICE AND TO WISH HER WELL IN ALL HER FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted

S. 899 -- Senators Courson, Cromer and Knotts: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE THE CAPITAL CITY/LAKE MURRAY COUNTRY REGIONAL TOURISM BOARD ON THIRTY YEARS IN BUSINESS, AND TO WISH THEM CONTINUED PROSPERITY.
Introduced and Adopted

S. 904 -- Senators Hutto, Alexander, Anderson, Bright, Bryant, Campbell, Campsen, Cleary, Coleman, Courson, Cromer, Davis, Elliott, Fair, Ford, Gregory, Grooms, Hayes, Jackson, Knotts, Land, Leatherman, Leventis, Lourie, Malloy, L. Martin, S. Martin, Massey, Matthews, McConnell, McGill, Nicholson, O'Dell, Peeler, Pinckney, Rankin, Reese, Rose, Ryberg, Scott, Setzler, Sheheen, Shoopman, Thomas, Verdin and Williams: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO HONOR WILLIAM DAVID BILTON OF RICHLAND COUNTY, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA COMMISSION ON PROSECUTION COORDINATION, UPON HIS RETIREMENT, TO THANK HIM FOR HIS TWENTY-NINE YEARS OF DEDICATED SERVICE TO THE PALMETTO STATE, AND TO WISH HIM MUCH FULFILLMENT AND SUCCESS IN ALL HIS FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted

S. 905 -- Senators Scott, Courson, Jackson and Lourie: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE CAPTAIN ESTELLE YOUNG OF THE COLUMBIA POLICE DEPARTMENT ON THE OCCASION OF HER RETIREMENT, TO THANK HER FOR HER FORTY-TWO YEARS OF DEDICATED SERVICE TO THE CITY OF COLUMBIA, AND TO WISH HER MUCH SUCCESS AND HAPPINESS IN ALL HER FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted

S. 907 -- Senators Lourie, Alexander, Anderson, Bright, Bryant, Campbell, Campsen, Cleary, Coleman, Courson, Cromer, Davis, Elliott, Fair, Ford, Grooms, Hayes, Hutto, Jackson, Knotts, Land, Leatherman, Leventis, Malloy, L. Martin, S. Martin, Massey, Matthews, McConnell, McGill, Nicholson, O'Dell, Peeler, Pinckney, Rankin, Reese, Rose, Ryberg, Scott, Setzler, Sheheen, Shoopman, Thomas, Verdin and Williams: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND AND RECOGNIZE VIVIAN BYERLY UPON HER RETIREMENT AS LEGISLATIVE NURSE FOR THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY FOR HER YEARS OF EXEMPLARY SERVICE TO THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY, TO HER STATE, AND TO HER COMMUNITY, AND TO WISH HER WELL IN ALL HER FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted

S. 908 -- Senator Courson: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND THE MEMBERS AND PASTORS OF KENNERLY ROAD BAPTIST CHURCH, UPON THE OCCASION OF THEIR TWENTIETH ANNIVERSARY, FOR THEIR SIGNIFICANT MINISTRY IN THE COMMUNITY, AND TO WISH THEM MANY MORE YEARS OF SPIRITUAL PROSPERITY.
Introduced and Adopted

S. 913 -- Senator Sheheen: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO ESTABLISH THE KERSHAW COUNTY HOUSING AUTHORITY; TO PROVIDE THAT POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE AUTHORITY ARE VESTED IN THE KERSHAW COUNTY HOUSING AUTHORITY COMMISSION AND TO ESTABLISH TERMS FOR THE COMMISSIONERS; TO PROVIDE FOR THE HOUSING AUTHORITY'S FUNCTIONS, RIGHTS, POWERS, DUTIES, AND LIABILITIES; AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE SOUTH CAROLINA STATE HOUSING FINANCE AND DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY SHALL REMAIN THE LOCAL HOUSING AGENCY IN KERSHAW COUNTY FOR THE PURPOSE OF ADMINISTERING THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT HOUSING CHOICE VOUCHER PROGRAM.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading & Enrolled
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Other proceedings
Message to Senate
Message from Senate
Ratified
Veto Message
Veto Overridden

S. 914 -- Senator Senate Labor, Commerce and Industry: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE ENVIRONMENTAL CERTIFICATION BOARD, RELATING TO APPLICATIONS FOR CERTIFICATION; RENEWAL OF LICENSE AND PERMIT, CONTINUING EDUCATION; AND OPERATOR-IN-TRAINING LICENSES, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 4162, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Introduced and Committed

S. 916 -- Senators Thomas, Verdin, Anderson and Fair: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE THE OUTSTANDING ATHLETIC ACHIEVEMENTS OF CHRIST CHURCH EPISCOPAL SCHOOL OF GREENVILLE COUNTY IN GARNERING FOUR STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLES IN ONE YEAR IN GIRLS TENNIS, BOYS GOLF, BOYS TENNIS, AND BOYS SOCCER; AND TO CONGRATULATE THE TEAMS, COACHES, AND SCHOOL OFFICIALS FOR AN UNMATCHED YEAR OF ATHLETIC PERFORMANCE.
Introduced and Adopted

S. 919 -- Senators Scott, Lourie, Courson and Jackson: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION NAME THE INTERCHANGE LOCATED AT THE INTERSECTION OF INTERSTATE HIGHWAY 20 AND SOUTH CAROLINA HIGHWAY 555 IN RICHLAND COUNTY "ADELL T. ADAMS INTERCHANGE " AND ERECT APPROPRIATE MARKERS OR SIGNS AT THIS INTERCHANGE THAT CONTAIN THE WORDS "ADELL T. ADAMS INTERCHANGE ".
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee
Adopted

S. 920 -- Senator McGill: A BILL TO REVISE THE TIME AND METHOD BY WHICH THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE FLORENCE COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT NUMBER THREE ARE ELECTED TO COINCIDE WITH THE GENERAL ELECTION ON THE FIRST TUESDAY FOLLOWING THE FIRST MONDAY IN NOVEMBER IN THE YEAR IN WHICH THE MEMBER'S TERM EXPIRES AND TO PROVIDE THAT THESE ELECTIONS MUST BE CONDUCTED BY THE FLORENCE COUNTY ELECTION AND VOTER REGISTRATION COMMISSION; TO PROVIDE THAT MEMBERS SHALL SERVE TERMS OF THREE YEARS COMMENCING ON THE FIRST DAY OF JANUARY FOLLOWING THE ELECTION; TO EXTEND THE EXPIRATION DATE OF TERMS OF MEMBERS WHOSE TERMS EXPIRE IN 2012 AND 2013 TO CONFORM TO THE PROVISIONS OF THIS ACT; TO FURTHER SPECIFY FILING DATES AND CONDUCT OF THESE ELECTIONS; TO MODIFY CERTAIN PROCEDURES FOR THE APPROVAL OF THE DISTRICT BUDGET, INCLUDING INCREASED NOTICE REQUIREMENTS, PUBLICATION OF THE PROPOSED BUDGET, AND PUBLIC HEARINGS; TO PROVIDE FOR THE CERTIFICATION OF THE BUDGET, THE LEVY AND COLLECTION OF TAXES, AND THE DISBURSAL OF FUNDS TO THE DISTRICT; AND TO REPEAL ACT 367 OF 2004.
Introduced
2nd Reading
3rd Reading
Recorded vote
Recorded vote
Amended
Debate Adjourned
Other proceedings
Ratified

S. 929 -- Senator Peeler: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 41-18-170 TO ENACT "BENJI'S LAW " SO AS TO SPECIFY PERMIT REQUIREMENTS FOR MINIATURE TRAINS OPERATED FOR THE USE OF THE PUBLIC AS AN AMUSEMENT DEVICE IN AN AMUSEMENT PARK.
Introduced and Committed

S. 930 -- Senator Scott: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO DECLARE THE MONTH OF OCTOBER 2011, AS GANG AWARENESS MONTH IN SOUTH CAROLINA IN ORDER TO RAISE PUBLIC AWARENESS OF THE INCREASING PROBLEM OF CRIMINAL GANG ACTIVITY IN OUR STATE.
Introduced and Adopted

S. 931 -- Senator Scott: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO DECLARE THE MONTH OF SEPTEMBER 2011, YOUTH AWARENESS MONTH IN SOUTH CAROLINA AND TO ENCOURAGE ALL CITIZENS OF THIS GREAT STATE TO PROMOTE STRONG FAMILIES AND PARENTING, ALONG WITH YOUTH PROGRAMS AND JOBS.
Introduced and Adopted

S. 936 -- Senator L. Martin: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO PROCLAIM OCTOBER 15, 2011, AS FEDERATION CENTER OF THE BLIND DAY IN SOUTH CAROLINA UPON ITS FIFTIETH ANNIVERSARY AND TO ENCOURAGE ALL SOUTH CAROLINIANS TO JOIN IN SUPPORT AND CELEBRATION OF THIS MILESTONE EVENT WHICH HAS BETTERED THE QUALITY OF LIFE DURING THE PAST FIVE DECADES FOR BLIND SOUTH CAROLINIANS.
Introduced and Adopted

S. 939 -- Senator McConnell: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR TERESA KLECKLEY ROGERS, UPON THE OCCASION OF HER RETIREMENT, FOR YEARS OF DEVOTED SERVICE TO THE MEDICAL UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA, AND TO WISH HER CONTINUED SUCCESS AND HAPPINESS IN THE YEARS AHEAD.
Introduced and Adopted

S. 940 -- Senators Scott, Alexander, Anderson, Bright, Bryant, Campbell, Campsen, Cleary, Coleman, Courson, Cromer, Davis, Elliott, Fair, Ford, Gregory, Grooms, Hayes, Hutto, Jackson, Knotts, Land, Leatherman, Leventis, Lourie, Malloy, L. Martin, S. Martin, Massey, Matthews, McConnell, McGill, Nicholson, O'Dell, Peeler, Pinckney, Rankin, Reese, Rose, Ryberg, Setzler, Sheheen, Shoopman, Thomas, Verdin and Williams: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR PASTOR BOBBY L. SMITH, SR., FOR TWENTY YEARS OF DEDICATED MINISTRY TO THE MEMBERS OF ZION CANAAN BAPTIST CHURCH AND TO HIS COMMUNITY.
Introduced and Adopted

S. 942 -- Senator Campbell: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE PROFOUND SORROW OF THE MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA GENERAL ASSEMBLY UPON THE DEATH OF MR. JACK A. VILLEPONTEAUX, VICE PRESIDENT OF BERKELEY ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE, INC., AND TO EXTEND THE DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO HIS FAMILY AND MANY FRIENDS.
Introduced and Adopted

S. 943 -- Senators Leventis and Land: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR THE SUMTER HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL TEAM FOR AN OUTSTANDING SEASON, AND TO CONGRATULATE THE TEAM AND COACHES FOR WINNING THE 2011 CLASS AAAA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE.
Introduced and Adopted

S. 949 -- Senator Cleary: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION NAME THE PROPOSED HIGHWAY IN HORRY COUNTY THAT WILL BEGIN AT HARRELSON BOULEVARD AND END AT FARROW PARKWAY "FRED NASH MEMORIAL BOULEVARD " AND ERECT APPROPRIATE MARKERS OR SIGNS ALONG THIS ROAD THAT CONTAIN THE WORDS "FRED NASH MEMORIAL BOULEVARD ".
Introduced and Committed
Report of Committee

S. 950 -- Senator Cromer: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND BARBARA M. PALMER UPON THE OCCASION OF HER RETIREMENT FROM THE SALUDA COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT AFTER MANY YEARS OF DEDICATED AND EXEMPLARY SERVICE TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA PUBLIC SCHOOL SYSTEM, AND TO WISH HER THE BEST IN ALL HER FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Introduced and Adopted

S. 951 -- Senators Lourie, Alexander, Anderson, Bright, Bryant, Campbell, Campsen, Cleary, Coleman, Courson, Cromer, Davis, Elliott, Fair, Ford, Grooms, Hayes, Hutto, Jackson, Knotts, Land, Leatherman, Leventis, Malloy, L. Martin, S. Martin, Massey, Matthews, McConnell, McGill, Nicholson, O'Dell, Peeler, Pinckney, Rankin, Reese, Rose, Ryberg, Scott, Setzler, Sheheen, Shoopman, Thomas, Verdin and Williams: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR TEAM IN TRAINING, THE LEUKEMIA & LYMPHOMA SOCIETY'S ENDURANCE SPORTS TRAINING PROGRAM AND TO RECOGNIZE THE TREMENDOUSIMPACT THIS PREMIER SPORTS ENDURANCE TRAINING PROGRAM HAS IN THE FIGHT AGAINST LEUKEMIA AND LYMPHOMA.
Introduced and Adopted

S. 959 -- Senator L. Martin: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND PENDLETON DISTRICT COMMISSION ON THE OCCASION OF THEIR FORTY-FIFTH YEAR OF SERVICE TO THE CITIZENS OF SOUTH CAROLINA.
Introduced and Adopted

S. 965 -- Senators O'Dell and Land: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR RUSSELL C. MUNN OF COLUMBIA FOR HIS MANY YEARS OF SERVICE TO THE PALMETTO STATE AND TO THE CLIENTS HE PASSIONATELY REPRESENTED BEFORE THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY.
Introduced and Adopted

S. 966 -- Senator Knotts: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO FIX NOON ON WEDNESDAY, JUNE 22, 2011, AS THE TIME TO ELECT A SUCCESSOR TO FILL THE UNEXPIRED TERM OF THE SIXTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT SEAT ON THE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA BOARD OF TRUSTEES.
Introduced and Adopted

S. 968 -- Senator Grooms: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE THANKS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA SENATE FOR CARNIVAL CRUISE LINES' CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE ECONOMIC WELL-BEING OF SOUTH CAROLINA AND FOR THE COMPANY'S COMMITMENT TO OPERATING IN A BALANCED MANNER THAT IS SENSITIVE TO THE ENVIRONMENT.
Introduced and Adopted

S. 974 -- Senator Pinckney: A BILL TO AUTHORIZE THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF HAMPTON COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 2 TO ISSUE GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS OF THE SCHOOL DISTRICT WITHIN ITS CONSTITUTIONAL DEBT LIMIT NOT TO EXCEED ONE MILLION DOLLARS, IN ONE OR MORE SERIES, TO PRESCRIBE THE CONDITIONS UNDER WHICH THE BONDS MAY BE ISSUED AND THE PURPOSES FOR WHICH THE PROCEEDS MAY BE EXPENDED, AND TO MAKE PROVISION FOR THE PAYMENT OF THE BONDS.
Introduced

S. 975 -- Senators Pinckney and Matthews: A BILL TO AUTHORIZE THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE SCHOOL DISTRICT OF COLLETON COUNTY TO ISSUE GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS OF THE SCHOOL DISTRICT WITHIN ITS CONSTITUTIONAL DEBT LIMIT NOT TO EXCEED TWO MILLION FIVE HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS, IN ONE OR MORE SERIES, TO PRESCRIBE THE CONDITIONS UNDER WHICH THE BONDS MAY BE ISSUED AND THE PURPOSES FOR WHICH THE PROCEEDS MAY BE EXPENDED, AND TO MAKE PROVISION FOR THE PAYMENT OF THE BONDS.
Introduced

S. 978 -- Senator Land: A BILL TO AUTHORIZE THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF FLORENCE COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT FOUR TO ISSUE GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS OF THE SCHOOL DISTRICT WITHIN ITS CONSTITUTIONAL DEBT LIMIT, IN ONE OR MORE SERIES, IN A TOTAL AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED TWO MILLION FIVE HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS, TO DEFRAY THE LOSS OF EDUCATION FINANCE ACT FUNDS TO THE SCHOOL DISTRICT, TO PRESCRIBE THE CONDITIONS AND REQUIREMENTS UNDER WHICH THE BONDS MAY BE ISSUED AND THE PURPOSES FOR WHICH THE PROCEEDS MAY BE EXPENDED, AND TO MAKE PROVISION FOR THE PAYMENT OF THE BONDS.
Introduced and Committed


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