South Carolina General Assembly
119th Session, 2011-2012
Legislation Introduced into the Senate

INTRODUCTION OF BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS

FOR FEBRUARY 1, 2011

S. 480 (Word version) -- Senator Fair: A SENATE RESOLUTION TO HONOR AND RECOGNIZE BATTALION CHIEF CLEVELAND PAUL BOWEN UPON HIS RETIREMENT FROM THE TAYLORS FIRE DEPARTMENT AND TO WISH HIM THE BEST IN ALL HIS FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
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The Senate Resolution was adopted.

S. 481 (Word version) -- Senator Ryberg: A SENATE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND THE AIKEN HIGH SCHOOL VARSITY VOLLEYBALL TEAM FOR ITS IMPRESSIVE WIN OF THE DIVISION IV AAAA 2010 STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE, AND TO HONOR THE PLAYERS AND COACHES ON AN OUTSTANDING SEASON.
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The Senate Resolution was adopted.

S. 482 (Word version) -- 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.
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The Concurrent Resolution was adopted, ordered sent to the House.

S. 483 (Word version) -- Senators McConnell and L. Martin: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, SECTION 58-9-10, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS CONCERNING TELEPHONE COMPANIES, SO AS TO MODIFY THE DEFINITION OF "BROADBAND SERVICE"; TO RETITLE ARTICLE 23, CHAPTER 9, TITLE 58, RELATING TO GOVERNMENT-OWNED TELECOMMUNICATIONS SERVICE PROVIDERS AS "GOVERNMENT-OWNED COMMUNICATIONS SERVICE PROVIDERS"; TO AMEND SECTION 58-9-2600, RELATING TO THE PURPOSE OF ARTICLE 23, CHAPTER 9, TITLE 58, SO AS TO MAKE CONFORMING CHANGES AND CLARIFY THE SCOPE OF THE ARTICLE; TO AMEND SECTION 58-9-2610, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS CONCERNING GOVERNMENT-OWNED TELECOMMUNICATIONS SERVICE PROVIDERS, SO AS TO MAKE CONFORMING CHANGES AND ADD CERTAIN DEFINITIONS; TO AMEND SECTION 58-9-2620, RELATING TO DUTIES, RESTRICTIONS, RATE COMPUTATIONS, AND ACCOUNTING REQUIREMENTS OF A GOVERNMENT-OWNED TELECOMMUNICATIONS SERVICE PROVIDER, SO AS TO MAKE CONFORMING CHANGES, TO GIVE THE OFFICE OF REGULATORY STAFF JURISDICTION TO INVESTIGATE THE COMPLIANCE OF A GOVERNMENT-OWNED COMMUNICATIONS PROVIDER WITH THE PROVISIONS OF THIS CHAPTER, TO PROVIDE THE COMMISSION MAY ENFORCE THE COMPLIANCE OF A GOVERNMENT-OWNED COMMUNICATIONS SERVICE PROVIDER WITH THE PROVISIONS OF THIS CHAPTER, AND TO CLARIFY THAT THIS SECTION DOES NOT EXPAND OR LIMIT THE JURISDICTION OF THE COMMISSION OR OFFICE OF REGULATORY STAFF WITH RESPECT TO ANY SERVICE PROVIDER OTHER THAN A GOVERNMENT-OWNED COMMUNICATIONS SERVICE PROVIDER; TO AMEND SECTION 58-9-2630, RELATING TO CERTAIN TAX COLLECTIONS AND PAYMENTS, SO AS TO MAKE CONFORMING CHANGES; TO AMEND SECTION 58-9-2650, RELATING TO LIABILITY INSURANCE RATES FOR COMMUNICATIONS OPERATIONS, SO AS TO MAKE CONFORMING CHANGES; AND TO ADD SECTION 58-9-2660, SO AS TO PROVIDE A GOVERNMENT-OWNED COMMUNICATIONS SERVICE PROVIDER MAY PETITION THE PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION TO DESIGNATE ONE OR MORE AREAS AS AN UNSERVED AREA, TO SPECIFY THE PROCEDURE FOR MAKING AND PROTESTING THIS PETITION, TO PROVIDE FOR A HEARING OF A PROTEST TO A PETITION, TO PROVIDE FOR THE APPLICATION OF CERTAIN PROVISIONS OF LAW TO AN UNSERVED AREA, AND TO PROVIDE A PROCESS FOR PETITIONING FOR A DETERMINATION THAT AN AREA HAS CEASED TO BE AN UNSERVED AREA.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

S. 484 (Word version) -- Senators Scott, Courson, Lourie and Jackson: A SENATE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE THE HONORABLE SAMUEL PEAY, RICHLAND COUNTY MAGISTRATE, UPON THE OCCASION OF HIS RETIREMENT, TO COMMEND HIM FOR HIS MORE THAN FORTY-FIVE YEARS OF DEDICATED SERVICE TO THE PEOPLE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, AND TO WISH HIM MUCH HAPPINESS AND FULFILLMENT IN ALL HIS FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
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The Senate Resolution was adopted.

S. 485 (Word version) -- Senators Knotts, Bright, Campbell, McConnell, L. Martin and Leatherman: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 47-3-110, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE LIABILITY OF THE OWNER OR A PERSON HAVING A DOG IN HIS CARE WHEN THE DOG ATTACKS A PERSON, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THIS PROVISION DOES NOT APPLY TO CERTAIN TRAINED POLICE DOGS.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senator KNOTTS spoke on the Bill.

S. 486 (Word version) -- Senator Fair: A SENATE RESOLUTION TO HONOR AND RECOGNIZE THE CHILDREN'S TRUST OF SOUTH CAROLINA UPON BEING NAMED A SEMIFINALIST IN LODESTAR FOUNDATION'S 2011 COLLABORATION PRIZE.
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The Senate Resolution was adopted.

S. 487 (Word version) -- Senator Fair: A SENATE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR THE LIFE OF KENDRA GADDIE WITH THE PASSAGE OF ACT 292, ALSO KNOWN AS "KENDRA'S LAW".
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The Senate Resolution was adopted.

S. 488 (Word version) -- Senators Thomas, Verdin, Shoopman, Fair and Anderson: A SENATE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR C. THOMAS WYCHE OF GREENVILLE, DISTINGUISHED ATTORNEY, CIVIC LEADER, AND ENVIRONMENTALIST, FOR HIS TIRELESS WORK SPANNING MORE THAN FORTY YEARS TO CONSERVE THE NATURAL BEAUTY OF THE LANDS AND WATERS OF SOUTH CAROLINA.
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The Senate Resolution was adopted.

H. 3451 (Word version) -- Reps. Delleney, Clemmons and Mack: 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.
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The Concurrent Resolution was adopted, ordered returned to the House.

Last Updated: February 1, 2011 at 2:35 PM