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

INTRODUCTION OF BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS

FOR MAY 17, 2011

S. 888 (Word version) -- Senators Courson and Lourie: A SENATE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR DONNA HENNESSEE BRYAN FOR HER INNOVATIVE WORK IN PROVIDING VITAL MARKETS FOR SOUTH CAROLINA FARMERS THROUGH THE SEEDS OF HOPE FARMERS' MARKET PROJECT.
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The Senate Resolution was adopted.

S. 889 (Word version) -- Senators S. Martin, Fair, Thomas, Anderson, Shoopman and Verdin: A BILL TO AMEND ACT 687 OF 1969, RELATING TO THE METROPOLITAN SEWER SUBDISTRICT OF GREENVILLE COUNTY, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE SUBDISTRICT IS GOVERNED BY AN ELECTED RATHER THAN AN APPOINTED COMMISSION AND THAT THE ELECTED COMMISSION MAY LEVY AD VALOREM TAXES WITHOUT THE APPROVAL OF THE GREENVILLE COUNTY COUNCIL.
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Read the first time and ordered placed on the Local and Uncontested Calendar.

S. 890 (Word version) -- Senators L. Martin and Alexander: A BILL TO AMEND ACT 260 OF 1981, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE PICKENS COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD OF TRUSTEES, TO PROVIDE THAT THE ELECTORS RESIDING IN THE DELLWOOD SUBDIVISION OF ANDERSON COUNTY SHALL BE ELIGIBLE TO VOTE IN THE ELECTION OF, AND HOLD OFFICE FOR, THE MEMBER OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES IN THE CLOSEST CONTIGUOUS SCHOOL DISTRICT IN PICKENS COUNTY.
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Read the first time and ordered placed on the Local and Uncontested Calendar.

S. 891 (Word version) -- Senators Scott, Ford, Fair, Verdin, Setzler, Thomas, Hutto, Cleary, Elliott and Leventis: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-43-220, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE CLASSIFICATION OF PROPERTY FOR PURPOSES OF PROPERTY TAX AND THE ASSESSMENT RATIOS APPLICABLE FOR EACH CLASS OF PROPERTY, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY OWNED BY AN ACTIVE DUTY MEMBER OF THE ARMED FORCES OF THE UNITED STATES ELIGIBLE FOR AND RECEIVING THE SPECIAL FOUR PERCENT ASSESSMENT RATIO ALLOWED OWNER-OCCUPIED RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY RETAINS THAT ASSESSMENT RATIO AND EXEMPTIONS BASED ON THAT CLASSIFICATION FOR SO LONG AS THE OWNER REMAINS ON ACTIVE DUTY IN THE ARMED FORCES OF THE UNITED STATES REGARDLESS OF DUTY STATION AND DOES NOT CLAIM THE SPECIAL FOUR PERCENT ASSESSMENT RATIO ON ANY OTHER RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY OWNED BY THE SERVICE MEMBER OR A MEMBER OF HIS HOUSEHOLD IN THIS STATE AND TO PROVIDE THAT THIS RETAINING OF THE SPECIAL FOUR PERCENT ASSESSMENT RATIO MUST BE CONSTRUED AS A PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTION.
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Senator SCOTT spoke on the Bill.

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

S. 892 (Word version) -- Senator McConnell: A SENATE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE BIZBUILDERSC FOR ITS CONTRIBUTION TO THE STATE'S ECONOMY AND FOR THE SIGNIFICANT ROLE IT PLAYS IN TRAINING OUR STATE'S ENTREPRENEURS AND SMALL BUSINESS OWNERS, AND TO ACKNOWLEDGE MAY 18, 2011, AS "BIZBUILDERSC APPRECIATION DAY" IN SOUTH CAROLINA.
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The Senate Resolution was adopted.

S. 893 (Word version) -- Senator Jackson: A SENATE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR DR. MARY BLANDING HALLUMS FOR HER THIRTY-SEVEN YEARS OF FAITHFUL SERVICE AS AN EDUCATOR IN SOUTH CAROLINA UPON THE OCCASION OF HER RETIREMENT AND TO WISH HER THE BEST IN ALL HER FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
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The Senate Resolution was adopted.

H. 3153 (Word version) -- Rep. Young: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 22-3-1000, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE TIME FOR A MOTION FOR NEW TRIAL AND APPEAL IN MAGISTRATES COURT, SO AS TO INCREASE THE TIME PERIOD IN WHICH A MOTION FOR A NEW TRIAL MAY BE MADE FROM FIVE TO TEN DAYS.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

H. 4192 (Word version) -- Reps. Pitts and Harrison: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 1-30-90, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO CERTAIN AGENCIES, BOARDS, AND COMMISSIONS THAT WERE TRANSFERRED TO, INCORPORATED IN, AND ADMINISTERED AS PART OF THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY, SO AS TO DELETE THE LAW ENFORCEMENT TRAINING COUNCIL.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Last Updated: May 17, 2011 at 5:48 PM