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

INTRODUCTION OF BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS

FOR APRIL 20, 2011

S. 831 (Word version) -- Senators Massey and Ryberg: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 22-2-190, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO MAGISTRATES' JURY AREAS, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR REVISED JURY AREAS AND THE LOCATION OF THE MAGISTRATES' OFFICES AND TO REPEAL ACT 79 OF 1977 AND ACT 758 OF 1988 RELATING TO MAGISTRATES IN AIKEN COUNTY.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

S. 832 (Word version) -- Senators Davis, Shoopman, Bright, Cromer, S. Martin, Rose, Bryant, Thomas, Massey and O'Dell: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING CHAPTER 66 TO TITLE 12 SO AS TO ENACT THE "SOUTH CAROLINA ECONOMIC INCENTIVE TRANSPARENCY ACT OF 2011" WHICH PROVIDES THAT LEGISLATION PROVIDING AN INCENTIVE FOR A BUSINESS ENTERPRISE TO LOCATE OR EXPAND IN THIS STATE MUST BE INTRODUCED AS A SEPARATE BILL, TO PROVIDE SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS AND PROCEDURES FOR THESE INCENTIVES AND THE APPLICABILITY OF THESE REQUIREMENTS AND PROCEDURES TO CURRENT INCENTIVES, TO PROVIDE THAT INCENTIVES ARE TO BE GRANTED AS FORGIVABLE LOANS, TO PROVIDE THE CONDITIONS THAT MUST BE MET FOR THE LOANS TO BE FORGIVEN, TO PROVIDE THE REQUIREMENTS FOR INCENTIVE APPLICATIONS, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE BOARD OF ECONOMIC ADVISORS AND DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE SHALL CONDUCT ANALYSES AND REVIEWS OF THESE INCENTIVES.
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Senator DAVIS spoke on the Bill.

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

S. 833 (Word version) -- Senators Jackson, Courson, Lourie, Knotts, Anderson, Sheheen, Scott, Hayes, Ford, Nicholson and Leventis: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 59-112-50, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO TUITION RATES FOR MILITARY PERSONNEL AND THEIR DEPENDENTS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT ACTIVE DUTY MILITARY PERSONNEL MAY BE CHARGED LESS THAN THE UNDERGRADUATE TUITION RATE FOR SOUTH CAROLINA RESIDENTS FOR CERTAIN COURSES.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Education.

S. 834 (Word version) -- Senator Reese: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-101-155 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT EACH FOUR-YEAR PUBLIC INSTITUTION OF HIGHER LEARNING SHALL REQUIRE ALL FRESHMEN TO TAKE A ONE CREDIT HOUR COURSE EACH SEMESTER OF THEIR FRESHMAN YEAR WHICH TEACHES STUDY SKILLS, ALLOCATION OF TIME, GOAL SETTING, POSITIVE THINKING, MOTIVATION, LIFE SKILLS, AND RELATED SUBJECTS, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THESE COURSES MUST BE TAUGHT ON A PASS/FAIL BASIS AND MUST BE SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETED BEFORE THE STUDENT MAY BEGIN HIS SOPHOMORE YEAR.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Education.

S. 835 (Word version) -- Senator Reese: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-29-240 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT EACH PUBLIC HIGH SCHOOL SHALL REQUIRE ALL FRESHMEN TO TAKE A ONE CREDIT HOUR COURSE EACH SEMESTER OF THEIR FRESHMAN YEAR WHICH TEACHES STUDY SKILLS, ALLOCATION OF TIME, GOAL SETTING, POSITIVE THINKING, MOTIVATION, LIFE SKILLS, AND RELATED SUBJECTS, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THESE COURSES MUST BE TAUGHT ON A PASS/FAIL BASIS AND MUST BE SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETED BEFORE THE STUDENT MAY BEGIN HIS SOPHOMORE YEAR.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Education.

S. 836 (Word version) -- Senators Grooms, Verdin, Knotts, Bright, Bryant, Courson, Campsen, McConnell, Cleary, Rose, Hayes, Shoopman, Massey, Campbell, Fair and Gregory: A BILL TO AMEND TITLE 44 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO HEALTH, BY ADDING CHAPTER 10 TO ENACT THE INTERSTATE HEALTHCARE COMPACT, TO PROVIDE THAT COMPACT MEMBERS MUST TAKE ACTION TO OBTAIN CONGRESSIONAL CONSENT TO THE COMPACT, TO PROVIDE THAT THE LEGISLATURE IS VESTED WITH THE RESPONSIBILITY TO REGULATE HEALTHCARE DELIVERED IN THEIR STATE, TO PROVIDE FOR HEALTHCARE FUNDING, TO ESTABLISH THE INTERSTATE ADVISORY HEALTH CARE COMMISSION AND TO PROVIDE ITS COMPOSITION, POWERS, DUTIES, AND AUTHORITY, TO PROVIDE THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THE COMPACT, TO PROVIDE FOR AMENDING THE COMPACT, TO PROVIDE FOR THE MANNER OF WITHDRAWAL FROM THE COMPACT, AND TO PROVIDE NECESSARY DEFINITIONS.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Medical Affairs.

S. 837 (Word version) -- Senator Campsen: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION NAME THE INTERSECTION LOCATED AT THE JUNCTION OF STATION 22 1/2 AND JASPER BOULEVARD ON SULLIVAN'S ISLAND IN CHARLESTON COUNTY "DR. GEORGE G. DURST, SR. INTERSECTION" AND PLACE APPROPRIATE MARKERS OR SIGNS AT THIS INTERSECTION THAT CONTAIN THE WORDS "DR. GEORGE G. DURST, SR. INTERSECTION".
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The Concurrent Resolution was introduced and referred to the Committee on Transportation.

S. 838 (Word version) -- Senators Scott, Alexander, Anderson, Bright, Bryant, Campbell, Campsen, Cleary, Coleman, Courson, Cromer, Davis, Elliott, Fair, Ford, Gregory, 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 SENATE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE THE MEMBERS OF JACK AND JILL OF AMERICA, INC., AS THEY HOST THEIR SECOND LEGISLATIVE ON THE HILL SUMMIT ON APRIL 27, 2011, AND TO WELCOME THEM TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA STATE HOUSE.
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The Senate Resolution was adopted.

S. 839 (Word version) -- Senators Scott, Alexander, Anderson, Bright, Bryant, Campbell, Campsen, Cleary, Coleman, Courson, Cromer, Davis, Elliott, Fair, Ford, Gregory, 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 CONGRATULATE COLUMBIA CITY BALLET ON THE OCCASION OF ITS FIFTIETH ANNIVERSARY, AND TO THANK THE COMPANY FOR ITS INVALUABLE CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE QUALITY OF LIFE ENJOYED BY SOUTH CAROLINIANS.
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The Concurrent Resolution was adopted, ordered sent to the House.

S. 840 (Word version) -- Senator Pinckney: A SENATE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE MARGUERITE M. MICHEL ON THE OCCASION OF HER ONE HUNDREDTH BIRTHDAY, AND TO WISH HER A JOYOUS BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION AND CONTINUED HEALTH AND HAPPINESS.
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The Senate Resolution was adopted.

Last Updated: April 20, 2011 at 4:39 PM