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

INTRODUCTION OF BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS

FOR MAY 10, 2018

S. 1257 (Word version) -- Senator Leatherman: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO PROVIDE FOR THE CONTINUING AUTHORITY TO PAY THE EXPENSES OF STATE GOVERNMENT IF THE 2018-2019 FISCAL YEAR BEGINS WITHOUT A GENERAL APPROPRIATIONS ACT FOR THAT YEAR IN EFFECT, AND TO PROVIDE EXCEPTIONS.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S. 1258 (Word version) -- Senator Leatherman: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, SO AS TO ENACT THE "SOUTH CAROLINA TAXPAYER PROTECTION AND RELIEF ACT"; TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-40, 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, AND TO PROVIDE THAT IF INTERNAL REVENUE CODE SECTIONS ADOPTED BY THIS STATE ARE EXTENDED, THEN THESE SECTIONS ALSO ARE EXTENDED FOR SOUTH CAROLINA INCOME TAX; TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-50, RELATING TO PROVISIONS OF THE INTERNAL REVENUE CODE NOT ADOPTED BY THIS STATE, SO AS TO NOT ADOPT CERTAIN PORTIONS CONCERNING THE STANDARD DEDUCTION, PERSONAL EXEMPTION, AND PASS-THROUGH BUSINESS INCOME; TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-520, RELATING TO ANNUAL ADJUSTMENTS TO THE INCOME TAX BRACKETS, SO AS TO ADJUST THE BRACKETS USING THE CHAINED CONSUMER PRICE INDEX AND TO DELETE A PROVISION THAT LIMITS THE INFLATION ADJUSTMENT TO ONE-HALF OF THE ACTUAL INFLATION RATE; BY ADDING SECTION 12-6-1145 SO AS TO CREATE A SOUTH CAROLINA STANDARD DEDUCTION AND PERSONAL EXEMPTION AND TO ADJUST THEM FOR INFLATION; TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-1160, RELATING TO THE ADDITIONAL DEDUCTION FOR DEPENDENTS UNDER THE AGE OF SIX, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEDUCTION IS EQUAL TO THE AMOUNT OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA PERSONAL EXEMPTION; AND TO REPEAL THE PHASE-IN PROCESS OF CERTAIN PORTIONS OF ACT 40 OF 2016, RELATING TO THE INCREASED EARNED INCOME TAX CREDIT AND TWO-WAGE EARNER CREDIT.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S. 1259 (Word version) -- Senator Gambrell: A SENATE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE AND HONOR JOE AARON GAMBRELL OF ANDERSON COUNTY FOR FIFTY-THREE YEARS OF SELFLESS SERVICE AS A VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTER.
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The Senate Resolution was adopted.

S. 1260 (Word version) -- Senator Alexander: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE DR. FRANK BERGER, DIRECTOR OF THE CENTER FOR COLON CANCER RESEARCH AND PROFESSOR IN THE DEPARTMENT OF BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES AT THE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA, UPON THE OCCASION OF HIS RETIREMENT; TO COMMEND HIM FOR HIS MANY YEARS OF DEDICATED PUBLIC SERVICE; AND TO WISH HIM CONTINUED SUCCESS IN ALL HIS FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
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The Concurrent Resolution was adopted, ordered sent to the House.

S. 1261 (Word version) -- Senator Hutto: A SENATE RESOLUTION TO SALUTE MAYOR JESSIE MARTIN "MARTY" SCHUMPERT, MAYOR OF THE TOWN OF ELKO, WHO, HAVING SERVED THE PUBLIC WITH DISTINCTION FOR MORE THAN FORTY YEARS, IS WORTHY OF DEEP APPRECIATION FOR HIS DECADES OF COMMITTED SERVICE AND OF BEST WISHES FOR MUCH CONTINUED SUCCESS IN THE YEARS TO COME.
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The Senate Resolution was adopted.

S. 1262 (Word version) -- Senators Young, Alexander, Allen, Bennett, Campbell, Campsen, Cash, Climer, Corbin, Cromer, Davis, Fanning, Gambrell, Goldfinch, Gregory, Grooms, Hembree, Hutto, Jackson, Johnson, Kimpson, Leatherman, Malloy, Martin, Massey, J. Matthews, M. B. Matthews, McElveen, McLeod, Nicholson, Peeler, Rankin, Reese, Rice, Sabb, Scott, Senn, Setzler, Shealy, Sheheen, Talley, Timmons, Turner, Verdin and Williams: A SENATE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE MARGUERITE B. "PEGGY" WERTZ UPON THE OCCASION OF HER RETIREMENT AS PRINCIPAL OF ST. MARY HELP OF CHRISTIANS CATHOLIC SCHOOL IN AIKEN, TO COMMEND HER FOR HER MANY YEARS OF DEDICATED SERVICE TO THE CHILDREN OF THIS STATE, AND TO WISH HER CONTINUED SUCCESS IN ALL HER FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
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The Senate Resolution was adopted.

S. 1263 (Word version) -- Senators Young, Alexander, Allen, Bennett, Campbell, Campsen, Cash, Climer, Corbin, Cromer, Davis, Fanning, Gambrell, Goldfinch, Gregory, Grooms, Hembree, Hutto, Jackson, Johnson, Kimpson, Leatherman, Malloy, Martin, Massey, J. Matthews, M. B. Matthews, McElveen, McLeod, Nicholson, Peeler, Rankin, Reese, Rice, Sabb, Scott, Senn, Setzler, Shealy, Sheheen, Talley, Timmons, Turner, Verdin and Williams: A SENATE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE KATHERINE B. "KITTY" GORDON UPON THE OCCASION OF HER RETIREMENT AS PRINCIPAL OF MEAD HALL EPISCOPAL SCHOOL IN AIKEN, TO COMMEND HER FOR HER MANY YEARS OF DEDICATED SERVICE TO THE CHILDREN OF THIS STATE, AND TO WISH HER CONTINUED SUCCESS IN ALL HER FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
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The Senate Resolution was adopted.

S. 1264 (Word version) -- Senator Allen: A SENATE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE THE IMPACT OF LUPUS ON THE MILLIONS OF INDIVIDUALS AFFECTED BY LUPUS WORLDWIDE, AS WELL AS THE IMPORTANCE OF EFFORTS FOR FINDING THE CAUSES OF AND CURE FOR THE DISEASE, AND TO PROCLAIM MAY 2018 AS "LUPUS AWARENESS MONTH" IN THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA.
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The Senate Resolution was adopted.

H. 5399 (Word version) -- Reps. Funderburk, Bales, Lucas and Wheeler: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE MR. AND MRS. LAWRENCE ERWIN "LARRY" SLADE OF KERSHAW COUNTY ON THE OCCASION OF THEIR GOLDEN WEDDING ANNIVERSARY AND TO EXTEND BEST WISHES FOR MANY MORE YEARS OF BLESSINGS AND FULFILLMENT.
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The Concurrent Resolution was adopted, ordered returned to the House.

H. 5400 (Word version) -- Reps. Felder, Alexander, Allison, Anderson, Anthony, Arrington, Atkinson, Atwater, Bales, Ballentine, Bamberg, Bannister, Bennett, Bernstein, Blackwell, Bowers, Bradley, Brawley, Brown, Bryant, Burns, Caskey, Chumley, Clary, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Cogswell, Cole, Collins, Crawford, Crosby, Daning, Davis, Delleney, Dillard, Douglas, Duckworth, Elliott, Erickson, Finlay, Forrest, Forrester, Fry, Funderburk, Gagnon, Gilliard, Govan, Hamilton, Hardee, Hart, Hayes, Henderson, Henderson-Myers, Henegan, Herbkersman, Hewitt, Hill, Hiott, Hixon, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Johnson, Jordan, King, Kirby, Knight, Loftis, Long, Lowe, Lucas, Mace, Mack, Magnuson, Martin, McCoy, McCravy, McEachern, McGinnis, McKnight, D. C. Moss, V. S. Moss, Murphy, B. Newton, W. Newton, Norrell, Ott, Parks, Pendarvis, Pitts, Pope, Putnam, Ridgeway, M. Rivers, S. Rivers, Robinson-Simpson, Rutherford, Sandifer, Simrill, G. M. Smith, G. R. Smith, J. E. Smith, Sottile, Spires, Stavrinakis, Stringer, Tallon, Taylor, Thayer, Thigpen, Toole, Trantham, Weeks, West, Wheeler, White, Whitmire, Williams, Willis, Wooten, Young and Yow: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO HONOR AND COMMEND CHIEF THOMAS SAMUEL "SAM" LESSLIE, JR., ON THE OCCASION OF HIS RETIREMENT FROM RIVERVIEW FIRE DEPARTMENT AFTER FORTY-FIVE YEARS OF COMMITTED SERVICE AND TO WISH HIM MUCH HAPPINESS IN HIS WELL-EARNED RETIREMENT.
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The Concurrent Resolution was adopted, ordered returned to the House.

H. 5401 (Word version) -- Reps. Jefferson, Alexander, Allison, Anderson, Anthony, Arrington, Atkinson, Atwater, Bales, Ballentine, Bamberg, Bannister, Bennett, Bernstein, Blackwell, Bowers, Bradley, Brawley, Brown, Bryant, Burns, Caskey, Chumley, Clary, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Cogswell, Cole, Collins, Crawford, Crosby, Daning, Davis, Delleney, Dillard, Douglas, Duckworth, Elliott, Erickson, Felder, Finlay, Forrest, Forrester, Fry, Funderburk, Gagnon, Gilliard, Govan, Hamilton, Hardee, Hart, Hayes, Henderson, Henderson-Myers, Henegan, Herbkersman, Hewitt, Hill, Hiott, Hixon, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Johnson, Jordan, King, Kirby, Knight, Loftis, Long, Lowe, Lucas, Mace, Mack, Magnuson, Martin, McCoy, McCravy, McEachern, McGinnis, McKnight, D. C. Moss, V. S. Moss, Murphy, B. Newton, W. Newton, Norrell, Ott, Parks, Pendarvis, Pitts, Pope, Putnam, Ridgeway, M. Rivers, S. Rivers, Robinson-Simpson, Rutherford, Sandifer, Simrill, G. M. Smith, G. R. Smith, J. E. Smith, Sottile, Spires, Stavrinakis, Stringer, Tallon, Taylor, Thayer, Thigpen, Toole, Trantham, Weeks, West, Wheeler, White, Whitmire, Williams, Willis, Wooten, Young and Yow: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REMEMBER AND CELEBRATE THE LIFE OF NATASHA ROBERTA WESTON MCCOY, WHO PASSED FROM HER EARTHLY HOME ON SUNDAY, MAY 6, 2018, TO LIVE IN PEACE WITH HER LORD AND TO WISH THE DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO HER LOVING FAMILY AND FRIENDS.
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The Concurrent Resolution was adopted, ordered returned to the House.

H. 5402 (Word version) -- Reps. Ridgeway, Alexander, Allison, Anderson, Anthony, Arrington, Atkinson, Atwater, Bales, Ballentine, Bamberg, Bannister, Bennett, Bernstein, Blackwell, Bowers, Bradley, Brawley, Brown, Bryant, Burns, Caskey, Chumley, Clary, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Cogswell, Cole, Collins, Crawford, Crosby, Daning, Davis, Delleney, Dillard, Douglas, Duckworth, Elliott, Erickson, Felder, Finlay, Forrest, Forrester, Fry, Funderburk, Gagnon, Gilliard, Govan, Hamilton, Hardee, Hart, Hayes, Henderson, Henderson-Myers, Henegan, Herbkersman, Hewitt, Hill, Hiott, Hixon, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Johnson, Jordan, King, Kirby, Knight, Loftis, Long, Lowe, Lucas, Mace, Mack, Magnuson, Martin, McCoy, McCravy, McEachern, McGinnis, McKnight, D. C. Moss, V. S. Moss, Murphy, B. Newton, W. Newton, Norrell, Ott, Parks, Pendarvis, Pitts, Pope, Putnam, M. Rivers, S. Rivers, Robinson-Simpson, Rutherford, Sandifer, Simrill, G. M. Smith, G. R. Smith, J. E. Smith, Sottile, Spires, Stavrinakis, Stringer, Tallon, Taylor, Thayer, Thigpen, Toole, Trantham, Weeks, West, Wheeler, White, Whitmire, Williams, Willis, Wooten, Young and Yow: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR DONNA COLLINS SHUMPERT ON THE OCCASION OF HER RETIREMENT AFTER MORE THAN THIRTY-TWO YEARS OF OUTSTANDING SERVICE WITH THE SOUTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES, AND WISH HER CONTINUED SUCCESS AND HAPPINESS IN ALL HER FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
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The Concurrent Resolution was adopted, ordered returned to the House.

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