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

INTRODUCTION OF BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS

FOR MARCH 24, 2011

S. 727 (Word version) -- Senators Elliott, Williams and Ford: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO PROVIDE THAT THE WHOLESALE GASOLINE FOR EACH OCTANE SOLD IN THIS STATE MAY NOT EXCEED THE AVERAGE PRICE IT SELLS FOR ON APRIL 15, 2011, AND TO PROVIDE THAT PRICE SHALL REMAIN CAPPED FROM APRIL 15, 2011, UNTIL APRIL 15, 2012.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Natural Resources.

S. 728 (Word version) -- Senator Pinckney: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 38-71-295 SO AS TO DEFINE THE TERM "SMOKING CESSATION PROGRAM", TO REQUIRE THAT CERTAIN HEALTH INSURANCE POLICIES INCLUDE COVERAGE FOR SMOKING CESSATION TREATMENT, TO PERMIT A PROVIDER OF THIS INSURANCE TO IMPOSE COPAYMENTS, DEDUCTIBLES, OR BOTH, AND TO PROVIDE EXCEPTIONS.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Banking and Insurance.

S. 729 (Word version) -- Senator Rose: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 112, TITLE 59 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO TUITION AND FEES FOR STATE POST-SECONDARY EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS, BY ADDING SECTION 59-112-140 TO REQUIRE ALL REVENUE FROM OUT-OF-STATE TUITION IN EXCESS OF IN-STATE TUITION RATES TO BE REMITTED TO THE STATE'S GENERAL FUND.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S. 730 (Word version) -- Senator S. Martin: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 7-27-415 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO THE SPARTANBURG COUNTY ELECTION COMMISSION AND SPARTANBURG COUNTY BOARD OF REGISTRATION, TO PROVIDE THAT MEMBERS ARE APPOINTED TO FOUR YEAR TERMS.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

S. 731 (Word version) -- Senators Scott and Jackson: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 5-7-200, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO GROUNDS FOR FORFEITURE OF THE OFFICE OF MAYOR OR COUNCILMAN AND THE FILLING OF A VACANCY IN EITHER OFFICE, SO AS TO PROVIDE AN ADDITIONAL PERIOD OF TIME THAT MAY BE UTILIZED TO FILL A VACANCY IN EITHER OFFICE.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

S. 732 (Word version) -- Senators Pinckney, Knotts, Scott, Peeler, Fair, Cleary, Ford, Nicholson, Williams, Hutto, Elliott, Alexander, Matthews, Land, Setzler, Campbell, Hayes, McConnell, Davis and Thomas: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 16-11-523, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO OBTAINING NONFERROUS METALS UNLAWFULLY, SO AS TO REVISE THE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS OF THIS PROVISION; TO AMEND SECTION 16-17-680, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE PURCHASE OF NONFERROUS METALS, PROCEDURES AND REQUIREMENTS FOR PURCHASE OF NONFERROUS METALS, AND EXCEPTIONS, SO AS TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL RESTRICTIONS RELATED TO THE SALE OF COPPER; TO AMEND SECTION 16-17-685, RELATING TO THE UNLAWFUL TRANSPORTATION OF NONFERROUS METALS, SO AS TO INCREASE THE PENALTIES FOR CERTAIN VIOLATIONS OF THIS PROVISION; AND BY ADDING CHAPTER 40 TO TITLE 40 SO AS TO REQUIRE SECONDARY METALS RECYCLERS TO REGISTER WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING AND REGULATION, AND TO PROVIDE REGISTRATION AND RENEWAL REQUIREMENTS.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

S. 733 (Word version) -- Senator Hayes: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 48-1-65 SO AS TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL TO NOTIFY THE PUBLIC WITHIN FORTY EIGHT HOURS OF A SPILL OF DOMESTIC SEWAGE INTO THE WATERS OF THIS STATE THAT EXCEEDS FIVE THOUSAND GALLONS; TO STIPULATE THE FORM AND CONTENT OF THE NOTICE; TO PROVIDE AN EXEMPTION; AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Medical Affairs.

S. 734 (Word version) -- 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".
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The Concurrent Resolution was introduced and referred to the Committee on Transportation.

S. 735 (Word version) -- 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".
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The Concurrent Resolution was introduced and referred to the Committee on Transportation.

S. 736 (Word version) -- Senator Pinckney: A SENATE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE MRS. BEULAH PEOPLES BRISTOW ON THE OCCASION OF HER EIGHTIETH BIRTHDAY AND TO WISH HER A JOYOUS BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION AND CONTINUED HEALTH AND HAPPINESS.
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The Senate Resolution was adopted.

S. 737 (Word version) -- 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.
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The Concurrent Resolution was adopted, ordered sent to the House.

S. 738 (Word version) -- Senators Cleary and Alexander: A SENATE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND THE REPUBLIC OF CHINA (TAIWAN) FOR ITS RELATIONS WITH THE UNITED STATES AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.
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The Senate Resolution was adopted.

S. 739 (Word version) -- Senator Cleary: A SENATE RESOLUTION TO WELCOME TO SOUTH CAROLINA SID L. SCRUGGS III, PRESIDENT OF THE INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF LIONS CLUBS, ON THE OCCASION OF THE 87TH ANNUAL SOUTH CAROLINA LIONS MULTIPLE DISTRICT 32 STATE CONVENTION, AND TO RECOGNIZE THE LIONS CLUB FOR ITS MANY YEARS OF COMMUNITY SERVICE.
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The Senate Resolution was adopted.

Last Updated: March 24, 2011 at 2:40 PM