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

INTRODUCTION OF BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS

FOR MAY 24, 2011

S. 906 (Word version) -- Senator Leatherman: A SENATE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE THE JOHNSONVILLE HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS TRACK TEAM ON CAPTURING THE 2011 CLASS A STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE AND TO HONOR ITS ATHLETES AND COACHES ON AN OUTSTANDING SEASON.
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The Senate Resolution was adopted.

S. 907 (Word version) -- Senators Lourie, Alexander, Anderson, Bright, Bryant, Campbell, Campsen, Cleary, Coleman, Courson, Cromer, Davis, Elliott, Fair, Ford, Grooms, Hayes, Hutto, Jackson, Knotts, Land, Leatherman, Leventis, Malloy, L. Martin, S. Martin, Massey, Matthews, McConnell, McGill, Nicholson, O'Dell, Peeler, Pinckney, Rankin, Reese, Rose, Ryberg, Scott, Setzler, Sheheen, Shoopman, Thomas, Verdin and Williams: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND AND RECOGNIZE VIVIAN BYERLY UPON HER RETIREMENT AS LEGISLATIVE NURSE FOR THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY FOR HER YEARS OF EXEMPLARY SERVICE TO THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY, TO HER STATE, AND TO HER COMMUNITY, AND TO WISH HER WELL IN ALL HER FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
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The Concurrent Resolution was adopted, ordered sent to the House.

S. 908 (Word version) -- Senator Courson: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND THE MEMBERS AND PASTORS OF KENNERLY ROAD BAPTIST CHURCH, UPON THE OCCASION OF THEIR TWENTIETH ANNIVERSARY, FOR THEIR SIGNIFICANT MINISTRY IN THE COMMUNITY, AND TO WISH THEM MANY MORE YEARS OF SPIRITUAL PROSPERITY.
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The Concurrent Resolution was adopted, ordered sent to the House.

S. 909 (Word version) -- Senator Pinckney: A SENATE RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS SINCERE SORROW UPON THE PASSING OF FORMER REPRESENTATIVE JUANITA MITCHELL WHITE OF JASPER COUNTY, AND TO EXTEND DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO HER LOVING FAMILY AND TO HER MANY FRIENDS.
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The Senate Resolution was adopted.

S. 910 (Word version) -- Senator Pinckney: A SENATE RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE SINCERE SORROW OF THE MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA SENATE UPON THE PASSING OF JUNE WELSH GILL OF JASPER COUNTY, AND TO EXTEND THEIR DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO HER LOVING FAMILY AND TO HER MANY FRIENDS.
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The Senate Resolution was adopted.

S. 911 (Word version) -- Senator Knotts: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 23-1-245 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A STATE LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER ASSIGNED TO SECURITY DETAIL FOR THE GOVERNOR SHALL ONLY PERFORM SERVICES RELATED TO SECURITY DURING THE ASSIGNMENT, AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

S. 912 (Word version) -- Senators Knotts, Ford, Cleary, O'Dell, Pinckney, Nicholson, Campbell, Williams and Matthews: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING CHAPTER 33 TO TITLE 56 SO AS TO REQUIRE A MOTOR VEHICLE REPAIR FACILITY TO PROVIDE A CUSTOMER A WRITTEN ESTIMATE, TO REQUIRE CONSENT FROM THE CUSTOMER BEFORE SERVICE OR REPAIR BEGINS, TO PROHIBIT A MOTOR VEHICLE REPAIR FACILITY FROM EXCEEDING ITS APPROVED ESTIMATE, TO REQUIRE DISPLAY OF THESE REGULATIONS IN THE FACILITY, TO REQUIRE NOTICE OF USE OF "AFTER-MARKET" OR USED PARTS, TO GIVE CUSTOMERS THE RIGHT TO INSPECT AND RETAIN REPLACED PARTS, AND TO PROVIDE REMEDIES AND PENALTIES FOR FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH THESE PROVISIONS.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Transportation.

S. 913 (Word version) -- Senator Sheheen: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO ESTABLISH THE KERSHAW COUNTY HOUSING AUTHORITY; TO PROVIDE THAT POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE AUTHORITY ARE VESTED IN THE KERSHAW COUNTY HOUSING AUTHORITY COMMISSION AND TO ESTABLISH TERMS FOR THE COMMISSIONERS; TO PROVIDE FOR THE HOUSING AUTHORITY'S FUNCTIONS, RIGHTS, POWERS, DUTIES, AND LIABILITIES; AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE SOUTH CAROLINA STATE HOUSING FINANCE AND DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY SHALL REMAIN THE LOCAL HOUSING AGENCY IN KERSHAW COUNTY FOR THE PURPOSE OF ADMINISTERING THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT HOUSING CHOICE VOUCHER PROGRAM.
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Read the first time and ordered placed on the Local and Uncontested Calendar.

S. 914 (Word version) -- Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE ENVIRONMENTAL CERTIFICATION BOARD, RELATING TO APPLICATIONS FOR CERTIFICATION; RENEWAL OF LICENSE AND PERMIT, CONTINUING EDUCATION; AND OPERATOR-IN-TRAINING LICENSES, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 4162, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
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Read the first time and ordered placed on the Calendar without reference.

S. 915 (Word version) -- Senator Sheheen: A SENATE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND JOHNNY A. DAVIS OF CHESTERFIELD COUNTY FOR HIS MANY YEARS OF OUTSTANDING COMMUNITY SERVICE, AND TO CONGRATULATE HIM ON RECEIVING THE 2011 GREATER CHESTERFIELD CHAMBER OF COMMERCE LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD.
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The Senate Resolution was adopted.

S. 916 (Word version) -- Senators Thomas, Verdin, Anderson and Fair: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE THE OUTSTANDING ATHLETIC ACHIEVEMENTS OF CHRIST CHURCH EPISCOPAL SCHOOL OF GREENVILLE COUNTY IN GARNERING FOUR STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLES IN ONE YEAR IN GIRLS TENNIS, BOYS GOLF, BOYS TENNIS, AND BOYS SOCCER; AND TO CONGRATULATE THE TEAMS, COACHES, AND SCHOOL OFFICIALS FOR AN UNMATCHED YEAR OF ATHLETIC PERFORMANCE.
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The Concurrent Resolution was adopted, ordered sent to the House.

S. 917 (Word version) -- Senators Jackson, Alexander, Anderson, Bright, Bryant, Campbell, Campsen, Cleary, Coleman, Courson, Cromer, Davis, Elliott, Fair, Ford, Gregory, Grooms, Hayes, Hutto, Knotts, Land, Leatherman, Leventis, Lourie, Malloy, L. Martin, S. Martin, Massey, Matthews, McConnell, McGill, Nicholson, O'Dell, Peeler, Pinckney, Rankin, Reese, Rose, Ryberg, Scott, Setzler, Sheheen, Shoopman, Thomas, Verdin and Williams: A SENATE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND THE HONORABLE MATTHEW J. PERRY, JR., FOR HIS YEARS OF SERVICE IN THE PRACTICE AND ADMINISTRATION OF LAW FOR THE CITIZENS OF THE PALMETTO STATE AND OUR NATION.
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The Senate Resolution was adopted.

H. 3028 (Word version) -- Reps. Clemmons, Taylor, Clyburn and Long: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 59-26-40, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO INDUCTION, ANNUAL, AND CONTINUING CONTRACTS FOR TEACHERS, SO AS TO INCREASE THE INDUCTION CONTRACT PERIOD FROM ONE YEAR TO FIVE YEARS.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Education.

H. 3055 (Word version) -- Rep. Huggins: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-60-430, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE FAILURE OF A TAXPAYER TO MAKE A REPORT OR FILE A RETURN REQUIRED BY LAW OR A TAXPAYER WHO FILES A FRIVOLOUS RETURN, SO AS TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THE INFORMATION THE DEPARTMENT MUST CONSIDER WHEN MAKING AN ESTIMATE OF THE TAX LIABILITY OF THE TAXPAYER UNDER THESE CIRCUMSTANCES.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

H. 3083 (Word version) -- Reps. Pitts, Daning, Toole, G. M. Smith, Clyburn, Bingham, J. R. Smith, Huggins, Young, Taylor, Long, H. B. Brown, Ryan, Whipper and R. L. Brown: A BILL TO ENACT THE "SOUTH CAROLINA CONSERVATION BANK REAUTHORIZATION ACT" BY AMENDING ACT 200 OF 2002, WHICH ENACTED THE "SOUTH CAROLINA CONSERVATION BANK ACT" AND PROVIDED FOR ITS FUNDING, SO AS TO DELETE THE SUNSETTING OF THAT ACT OTHERWISE EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2013, AND TO MAKE VARIOUS SECTIONS OF THAT ACT PERMANENT LAW BY DESIGNATING SECTIONS 3, 5, 6, 8, 10, AND 11 OF ACT 200 OF 2002, RELATING RESPECTIVELY TO THE PORTION OF THE DEED RECORDING FEE DEDICATED TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA CONSERVATION BANK TRUST FUND, THE SUSPENSION OF DEED RECORDING FEE REVENUE IN CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES, CONSERVATION EASEMENTS, BIENNIAL REPORTS TO THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY, USE OF CONSERVATION BANK FUNDS FOR BEACH CONSERVATION, AND USE OF CONSERVATION BANK FUNDS TO ACQUIRE LAND FOR STATE PARKS AS SECTIONS 12-24-96, 48-59-65, 27-8-37, 48-59-150, 48-59-160, AND 48-59-170, ALL OF THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

H. 3164 (Word version) -- Reps. Young, G. R. Smith, Taylor, Forrester, Patrick, Bowers, Brannon and Clemmons: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-176, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO SCHOOL ATTENDANCE CONDITIONS ASSOCIATED WITH THE ISSUANCE OF CONDITIONAL AND SPECIAL RESTRICTED DRIVER'S LICENSES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THESE AND ADDITIONAL CONDITIONS SHALL APPLY TO THE ISSUANCE OR REINSTATEMENT OF A BEGINNER'S PERMIT, CONDITIONAL DRIVER'S LICENSE, SPECIAL RESTRICTED DRIVER'S LICENSE, AND A REGULAR DRIVER'S LICENSE ISSUED TO A PERSON LESS THAN EIGHTEEN YEARS OF AGE; BY ADDING SECTION 56-1-177 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A MINOR'S PRIVILEGE TO DRIVE MUST BE SUSPENDED UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES; AND BY ADDING SECTION 56-1-46 SO AS TO PROVIDE A PENALTY FOR A PERSON WHO DRIVES A MOTOR VEHICLE WHEN HIS LICENSE TO DRIVE HAS BEEN SUSPENDED, CANCELLED, REVOKED, OR DENIED PURSUANT TO CERTAIN PROVISIONS.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Education.

H. 3266 (Word version) -- Reps. Owens, Hiott, Whipper and R. L. Brown: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 57-5-10, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE GENERAL COMPOSITION OF THE STATE HIGHWAY SYSTEM, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT ALL HIGHWAYS IN THE STATE HIGHWAY SYSTEM MUST BE BUILT ACCORDING TO STATE STANDARDS AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION MAY USE CERTAIN FUNDS TO MAINTAIN THE STATE HIGHWAY SYSTEM; TO AMEND SECTION 57-5-70, RELATING TO ADDITIONS TO THE STATE HIGHWAY SECONDARY SYSTEM, SO AS TO ALLOW THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO ADD COUNTY AND MUNICIPAL ROADS TO THE STATE HIGHWAY SYSTEM WHEN NECESSARY FOR THE INTERCONNECTIVITY OF THE STATE HIGHWAY SYSTEM; TO AMEND SECTION 57-5-80, RELATING TO THE DELETION AND REMOVAL OF ROADS FROM THE STATE HIGHWAY SECONDARY SYSTEM, SO AS TO REVISE THE PROCEDURE FOR THE REMOVAL OF ROADS FROM THE STATE HIGHWAY SYSTEM WHEN A GOVERNMENTAL AGENCY AGREES TO ACCEPT THE ROAD INTO ITS OWN HIGHWAY SYSTEM; AND TO REPEAL SECTION 57-5-90 RELATING TO BELT LINES AND SPURS.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Transportation.

H. 3630 (Word version) -- Reps. Bedingfield, Loftis, Hardwick and McLeod: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 61-4-720, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE SALE OF WINE BY A LICENSED WINERY LOCATED IN SOUTH CAROLINA, SO AS TO ELIMINATE THE REQUIREMENT THAT A MAJORITY OF THE JUICE USED IN THE WINE BE DERIVED FROM FRUIT OR BERRIES GROWN IN THIS STATE; AND TO AMEND SECTION 61-4-730, RELATING TO THE SALE OF WINE BY PERMITTED WINERIES, SO AS TO ELIMINATE THE REQUIREMENT THAT A MAJORITY OF THE JUICE USED IN THE WINE BE DERIVED FROM FRUIT OR BERRIES GROWN IN THIS STATE.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

H. 4042 (Word version) -- Reps. Harrison, Brady, Pinson, H. B. Brown, Munnerlyn, Viers, Horne and Hardwick: 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.

H. 4206 (Word version) -- Reps. Ryan, Brantley, Hardwick, Hearn, Barfield, Anderson, McCoy, Patrick, Gilliard, Erickson, Hodges, Stavrinakis, Viers, R. L. Brown, Clemmons, Edge, Herbkersman, Limehouse, Sottile and Whipper: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO MEMORIALIZE THE CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES TO ENACT WITHOUT DELAY S. 632, THE "FLEXIBILITY IN REBUILDING AMERICAN FISHERIES ACT" WHICH, AMONG OTHER PROVISIONS, EXTENDS THE TIME PERIOD FOR REBUILDING CERTAIN OVERFISHED FISHERIES, AND TO REQUEST THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE TO SET AS A PRIORITY FUNDING FOR FISHERIES DATA NEEDS AND FISHERY STOCK ASSESSMENTS.
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The Concurrent Resolution was introduced and referred to the Committee on Fish, Game and Forestry.

H. 4253 (Word version) -- Reps. King, Delleney, Long, D. C. Moss, Norman, Pope, Simrill and Dillard: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO CELEBRATE THE OCCASION OF THE ONE HUNDRED TWENTY-FIFTH ANNIVERSARY OF THE FOUNDING OF WINTHROP UNIVERSITY, AND TO CONGRATULATE AND COMMEND PRESIDENT ANTHONY DIGIORGIO, THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES, THE FACULTY AND STAFF, AND THE STUDENT BODY FOR A CENTURY AND A QUARTER OF PRODUCING EDUCATORS IN SOUTH CAROLINA.
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The Concurrent Resolution was adopted, ordered returned to the House.

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