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

INTRODUCTION OF BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS

FOR APRIL 13, 2011

S. 803 (Word version) -- Senators Scott, Jackson, Lourie and Courson: A SENATE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND THE HONORABLE CLEVETTE L. HUDNELL, DISTRICT MAGISTRATE OF THE COLUMBIA DISTRICT, UPON THE OCCASION OF HER RETIREMENT FROM THE BENCH, AND TO WISH HER CONTINUED SUCCESS AND HAPPINESS IN ALL HER FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
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The Senate Resolution was adopted.

S. 804 (Word version) -- 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.
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The Concurrent Resolution was adopted, ordered sent to the House.

S. 805 (Word version) -- Senator Jackson: A SENATE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR MARIE BARBER ADAMS AND DEBORAH SCOTT BROOKS FOR THEIR VALUABLE WORK IN RESEARCHING AND COMPILING STORIES OF AFRICAN-AMERICAN FAMILIES IN LOWER RICHLAND COUNTY, AND TO CONGRATULATE THEM FOR THEIR NEW BOOK, AFRICAN AMERICANS OF LOWER RICHLAND COUNTY, SOON TO BE RELEASED.
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The Senate Resolution was adopted.

S. 806 (Word version) -- 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".
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The Concurrent Resolution was introduced and referred to the Committee on Transportation.

S. 807 (Word version) -- Senators Knotts, Coleman, Reese, Lourie and Leventis: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 39-5-31 SO AS TO MAKE IT AN UNFAIR TRADE PRACTICE FOR A MOTOR VEHICLE GLASS REPAIR BUSINESS THAT ADMINISTERS INSURANCE CLAIMS FOR MOTOR VEHICLE GLASS REPAIRS TO HAVE AN INSURED'S GLASS REPAIR BUSINESS REFERRED TO ITSELF OR TO USE INFORMATION TO SOLICIT BUSINESS.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Banking and Insurance.

S. 808 (Word version) -- Senators Setzler, Knotts and Cromer: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 12-36-2691 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT 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 NEXUS WITH SOUTH CAROLINA FOR SALES AND USE TAX PURPOSES, AND TO PROVIDE THE APPLICABLE REQUIREMENTS AND DURATION.
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Senator SETZLER spoke on the Bill.

Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S. 809 (Word version) -- Senator Elliott: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 4-9-83 SO AS TO AUTHORIZE HOSPITAL PUBLIC SERVICE DISTRICTS TO ENTER INTO AGREEMENTS WITH NONPROFIT ENTITIES AND TO TRANSFER ASSETS AND LIABILITIES TO SUCH NONPROFIT ENTITIES AND PROVIDE CONDITIONS AND REQUIREMENTS FOR THESE AGREEMENTS AND TRANSFERS.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

S. 810 (Word version) -- Senator Pinckney: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ENACTING "MI-CHANDA'S LAW" SO AS TO AMEND SECTION 16-25-10, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE DEFINITION OF "HOUSEHOLD MEMBER" IN CONNECTION WITH CRIMINAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE OFFENSES, SO AS TO INCLUDE PERSONS IN A DATING RELATIONSHIP AND TO DEFINE "DATING RELATIONSHIP"; TO AMEND SECTION 16-25-20, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO CRIMINAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE OFFENSES, PENALTIES, AND PROSECUTION, SO AS TO REQUIRE THESE OFFENDERS TO COMPLETE A PROGRAM DESIGNED TO TREAT BATTERERS; TO AMEND SECTION 16-25-65, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO CRIMINAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE OF A HIGH AND AGGRAVATED NATURE, SO AS TO REQUIRE THESE OFFENDERS TO COMPLETE A PROGRAM DESIGNED TO TREAT BATTERERS; TO AMEND SECTION 20-4-20, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE DEFINITION OF TERMS IN THE "PROTECTION FROM DOMESTIC ABUSE ACT", SO AS TO REVISE THE DEFINITION OF "HOUSEHOLD MEMBER" TO INCLUDE PERSONS IN A DATING RELATIONSHIP AND TO DEFINE "DATING RELATIONSHIP"; TO AMEND SECTION 20-4-40, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE PETITION FOR AN ORDER OF PROTECTION, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PARENT OR GUARDIAN MAY PETITION THE COURT FOR AN ORDER ON BEHALF OF A MINOR WHO IS IN A DATING RELATIONSHIP; AND TO AMEND SECTION 20-4-60, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE CONTENTS OF AN ORDER OF PROTECTION, SO AS TO REQUIRE THE ORDER TO INCLUDE THE DOMESTIC VIOLENCE HOTLINE TELEPHONE NUMBER FOR THE COUNTY OF THE PETITIONER, TO PROVIDE THAT COUNSELING IS AVAILABLE AT ALL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE CENTERS AND PROGRAMS IN THE STATE, AND TO AUTHORIZE THE COURT TO ORDER A RESPONDENT IN A PROCEEDING TO COMPLETE A BATTERER TREATMENT PROGRAM AND TO ORDER OTHER PROHIBITIONS OR REQUIREMENTS NECESSARY TO PROTECT THE ABUSED PERSON.
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Senator MALLOY spoke on the Bill.

Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

S. 811 (Word version) -- 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.
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The Concurrent Resolution was adopted, ordered sent to the House.

H. 3165 (Word version) -- Rep. Huggins: A BILL TO AMEND ACT 387 OF 1963, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE IRMO FIRE DISTRICT, SO AS TO AUTHORIZE THE BOARD OF FIRE CONTROL TO ESTABLISH PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS OF ITS RULES AND REGULATIONS.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

H. 3183 (Word version) -- Reps. Young, Daning, Harrison, Simrill, G. R. Smith, Stringer, Hamilton, Hixon, Long, D. C. Moss and Weeks: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 2-17-20, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE REGISTRATION AND REREGISTRATION OF LOBBYISTS, SO AS TO REQUIRE THE PAYMENT OF ALL OUTSTANDING PENALTIES BEFORE A LOBBYIST MAY RESUME LOBBYING ACTIVITIES; TO AMEND SECTION 2-17-25, RELATING TO THE REGISTRATION AND REREGISTRATION OF LOBBYISTS' PRINCIPALS, SO AS TO REQUIRE THE PAYMENT OF ALL OUTSTANDING PENALTIES BEFORE A LOBBYIST'S PRINCIPAL MAY RESUME LOBBYING ACTIVITIES; TO AMEND SECTION 2-17-50, RELATING TO THE AUTHORITY OF THE STATE ETHICS COMMISSION TO ENFORCE FILING REQUIREMENTS AND ASSESS PENALTIES FOR FAILURE TO FILE, SO AS TO CAP CERTAIN FINES AT FIVE THOUSAND DOLLARS, AND TO PROVIDE THAT FIRST AND SECOND OFFENSES MAY BE TRIED IN MAGISTRATES COURT; TO AMEND SECTION 8-13-100, RELATING TO THE DEFINITION OF "FAMILY MEMBER" FOR THE PURPOSES OF THE ETHICS, GOVERNMENT ACCOUNTABILITY, AND CAMPAIGN REFORM ACT OF 1991, SO AS TO INCLUDE BROTHERS-IN-LAW AND SISTERS-IN-LAW; TO AMEND SECTION 8-13-700, RELATING TO USE OF ONE'S OFFICIAL POSITION FOR OFFICIAL GAIN, SO AS TO REPLACE CERTAIN REFERENCES TO "IMMEDIATE FAMILY" WITH THE BROADER TERM "FAMILY MEMBER"; AND TO AMEND SECTION 8-13-1510, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PENALTIES FOR EITHER LATE FILING OF OR FAILURE TO FILE A REPORT OR STATEMENT REQUIRED BY CHAPTER 13, TITLE 8, SO AS TO CAP CERTAIN FINES AT FIVE THOUSAND DOLLARS, AND TO PROVIDE THAT FIRST AND SECOND OFFENSES MAY BE TRIED IN MAGISTRATES COURT.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

H. 3735 (Word version) -- Reps. Loftis, Chumley, Hamilton, Sandifer, J. R. Smith, Whitmire, Thayer, Corbin, Clemmons, G. M. Smith, Hardwick, Hearn, Barfield, White and Viers: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING CHAPTER 12 TO TITLE 39 TO ENACT THE "SOUTH CAROLINA INCANDESCENT LIGHT BULB FREEDOM ACT" SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT INCANDESCENT LIGHT BULBS MANUFACTURED IN THIS STATE, WITHOUT SIGNIFICANT PARTS IMPORTED FROM ANOTHER STATE, AND OFFERED FOR SALE AND SOLD FOR USE ONLY IN THIS STATE ARE DEEMED ONLY TO BE IN THE STREAM OF INTRASTATE COMMERCE AND THEREFORE NOT SUBJECT TO FEDERAL REGULATION UNDER THE COMMERCE CLAUSE OF THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry.

H. 4048 (Word version) -- Reps. Forrester, Allison, Anthony, Brannon, Chumley, Cole, Mitchell, Parker and Tallon: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION NAME THE INTERCHANGE LOCATED AT THE INTERSECTION OF INTERSTATE HIGHWAY 85 BUSINESS AND INTERSTATE HIGHWAY 585 IN SPARTANBURG COUNTY "ROGER MILLIKEN INTERCHANGE" AND ERECT APPROPRIATE MARKERS OR SIGNS AT THIS INTERCHANGE THAT CONTAIN THE WORDS "ROGER MILLIKEN INTERCHANGE".
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The Concurrent Resolution was introduced and referred to the Committee on Transportation.

H. 4079 (Word version) -- Reps. Harrell, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Allison, Anderson, Anthony, Atwater, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bikas, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brannon, Brantley, G. A. Brown, H. B. Brown, R. L. Brown, Butler Garrick, Chumley, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Cole, Cooper, Corbin, Crawford, Crosby, Daning, Delleney, Dillard, Edge, Erickson, Forrester, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Gilliard, Govan, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrison, Hart, Hayes, Hearn, Henderson, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hixon, Hodges, Horne, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Johnson, King, Knight, Limehouse, Loftis, Long, Lowe, Lucas, Mack, McCoy, McEachern, McLeod, Merrill, Mitchell, D. C. Moss, V. S. Moss, Munnerlyn, Murphy, Nanney, J. H. Neal, J. M. Neal, Neilson, Norman, Ott, Owens, Parker, Parks, Patrick, Pinson, Pitts, Pope, Quinn, Rutherford, Ryan, Sabb, Sandifer, Sellers, Simrill, Skelton, G. M. Smith, G. R. Smith, J. E. Smith, J. R. Smith, Sottile, Spires, Stavrinakis, Stringer, Tallon, Taylor, Thayer, Toole, Tribble, Umphlett, Vick, Viers, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Williams, Willis and Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE THE IBM CORPORATION UPON THE OCCASION OF ITS CENTENNIAL ANNIVERSARY.
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The Concurrent Resolution was adopted, ordered returned to the House.

Last Updated: April 13, 2011 at 6:53 PM