South Carolina General Assembly
122st Session, 2017-2018
Legislation Introduced into the Senate

INTRODUCTION OF BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS

FOR MAY 3, 2017

S. 688 (Word version) -- Senator McElveen: A SENATE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE THE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA WOMEN'S SOCCER TEAM, COACHES, AND SCHOOL OFFICIALS ON AN OUTSTANDING 2016 SEASON.
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The Senate Resolution was adopted.

S. 689 (Word version) -- Fish, Game and Forestry Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES, RELATING TO TERM AND CONDITIONS FOR THE PUBLIC'S USE OF STATE LAKES AND PONDS OWNED OR LEASED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 4727, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
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Read the first time and ordered placed on the Calendar without reference.

S. 690 (Word version) -- Senators Rankin, Williams, McLeod, Hembree and Goldfinch: A BILL TO AMEND ARTICLE 5, CHAPTER 6, TITLE 61, OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA CODE OF LAWS, 1976, RELATING TO TEMPORARY LICENSES, SO AS TO ADD SECTION 61-6-2017 TO AUTHORIZE A TEMPORARY LIQUOR BY THE DRINK LICENSE FOR A FESTIVAL THAT HAS A MAJOR ECONOMIC IMPACT, WHICH INCLUDES THE FESTIVAL PREMISES AND CONTINUES FOR THE DURATION OF THE FESTIVAL, NOT TO EXCEED FIVE DAYS.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

S. 691 (Word version) -- Senator Campsen: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO ALLOW THE STATE ELECTION COMMISSION TO EXTEND THE RECEIPT OF BALLOTS CAST PURSUANT TO THE UNIFORM AND OVERSEAS CITIZENS ABSENTEE VOTING ACT AND TO EXTEND CERTIFICATION OF THESE FEDERAL SPECIAL ELECTION RESULTS FOR TWO WEEKS FOLLOWING A FEDERAL SPECIAL ELECTION FOR WHICH THE PRIMARY WAS HELD ON MAY 2, 2017.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

S. 692 (Word version) -- Senator Leatherman: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO PROVIDE THAT PURSUANT TO SECTION 9, ARTICLE III, OF THE CONSTITUTION OF THIS STATE, 1895, WHEN THE RESPECTIVE HOUSES OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY ADJOURN ON THURSDAY, MAY 11, 2017, NOT LATER THAN 5:00 P.M., OR ANYTIME EARLIER, EACH HOUSE SHALL STAND ADJOURNED TO MEET IN STATEWIDE SESSION AT 12:00 NOON ON TUESDAY, MAY 23, 2017, AND CONTINUE IN STATEWIDE SESSION, IF NECESSARY, UNTIL NOT LATER THAN 5:00 P.M. ON THURSDAY, MAY 25, 2017, FOR THE CONSIDERATION OF CERTAIN SPECIFIED MATTERS, AND TO PROVIDE THAT WHEN THE RESPECTIVE HOUSES OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY ADJOURN NOT LATER 12:00 NOON TUESDAY, JANUARY 9, 2018, THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY SHALL STAND ADJOURNED SINE DIE.
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The Concurrent Resolution was adopted, ordered sent to the House.

S. 693 (Word version) -- Senator Hembree: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO DECLARE MONDAY, MAY 1, THROUGH FRIDAY, MAY 5, 2017, AS CHARTER SCHOOL WEEK IN THE PALMETTO STATE AND TO ACKNOWLEDGE THE IMPORTANCE OF EDUCATING THE CHILDREN OF SOUTH CAROLINA IN INNOVATIVE CLASSROOMS AND SCHOOLS.
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The Concurrent Resolution was adopted, ordered sent to the House.

S. 694 (Word version) -- Senator Allen: A SENATE RESOLUTION TO HONOR THE REVEREND JERRY M. HILL, PASTOR OF MISSIONS AND OUTREACH AT BUNCOMBE STREET UNITED METHODIST CHURCH IN GREENVILLE, FOR HIS SEVENTEEN YEARS OF GOSPEL MINISTRY AT BUNCOMBE STREET, TO CONGRATULATE HIM ON THE OCCASION OF HIS JUNE 2017 RETIREMENT, AND TO WISH HIM GOD'S RICHEST BLESSINGS AS HE CONTINUES TO SERVE THE LORD.
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The Senate Resolution was adopted.

S. 695 (Word version) -- Senator Allen: A SENATE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR SPRINGFIELD BAPTIST CHURCH, AND TO CONGRATULATE THE PASTOR AND CONGREGATION UPON THE OCCASION OF THE ONE HUNDRED FIFTIETH ANNIVERSARY OF MINISTRY TO THEIR COMMUNITY AND THEIR GOD.
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The Senate Resolution was adopted.

S. 696 (Word version) -- Senator Young: A SENATE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE MAYOR LARK JONES UPON THE OCCASION OF HIS RETIREMENT AS MAYOR OF NORTH AUGUSTA, TO COMMEND HIM FOR HIS THIRTY-TWO YEARS OF DISTINGUISHED PUBLIC SERVICE TO THE CITY OF NORTH AUGUSTA AND THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, AND TO WISH HIM CONTINUED SUCCESS AND HAPPINESS IN ALL HIS FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
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The Senate Resolution was adopted.

S. 697 (Word version) -- Senator Sabb: A SENATE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE ROSE ELLA "SUDIE" DUKES COOPER BRIGHT ON THE OCCASION OF HER ONE HUNDREDTH BIRTHDAY AND TO WISH HER A JOYOUS BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION AND MUCH HAPPINESS IN THE DAYS AHEAD.
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The Senate Resolution was adopted.

S. 698 (Word version) -- Senators Setzler and J. Matthews: A SENATE RESOLUTION TO HONOR AND RECOGNIZE LYNN S. BARNES AND BRIAN BARNES FOR THEIR ENDURING CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE WELL BEING OF THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA.
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The Senate Resolution was adopted.

S. 699 (Word version) -- Senator Sheheen: A SENATE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE GENE BRANHAM UPON THE OCCASION OF HIS RETIREMENT, TO COMMEND HIM FOR HIS YEARS OF DISTINGUISHED PUBLIC SERVICE TO KERSHAW COUNTY AND THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, AND TO WISH HIM CONTINUED SUCCESS IN ALL HIS FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
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The Senate Resolution was adopted.

H. 3883 (Word version) -- Reps. Sandifer and Pope: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, TO ENACT THE "PYRAMID PROMOTIONAL SCHEME PROHIBITION ACT" BY ADDING ARTICLE 7 TO CHAPTER 5, TITLE 39 SO AS TO PROVIDE PYRAMID PROMOTIONAL SCHEMES CONSTITUTE UNFAIR TRADE PRACTICES UNDER THE SOUTH CAROLINA UNFAIR TRADE PRACTICES ACT, AND TO PROVIDE NECESSARY DEFINITIONS; AND TO REPEAL SECTION 39-5-30 RELATING TO PYRAMID CLUBS AND SIMILAR OPERATIONS.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry.

Last Updated: May 3, 2017 at 3:21 PM