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

INTRODUCTION OF BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS

FOR JUNE 2, 2011

S. 951 (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 RECOGNIZE AND HONOR TEAM IN TRAINING, THE LEUKEMIA & LYMPHOMA SOCIETY'S ENDURANCE SPORTS TRAINING PROGRAM AND TO RECOGNIZE THE TREMENDOUS IMPACT THIS PREMIER SPORTS ENDURANCE TRAINING PROGRAM HAS IN THE FIGHT AGAINST LEUKEMIA AND LYMPHOMA.
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The Concurrent Resolution was adopted, ordered sent to the House.

S. 952 (Word version) -- Senator Fair: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, TO ENACT THE "TOURISM DEVELOPMENT ACT", BY ADDING SECTION 6-1-525 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE GOVERNING BODIES OF COUNTIES IN WHICH AN INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT IS LOCATED AND WHICH COLLECT ABOVE A CERTAIN AMOUNT OF ACCOMMODATIONS TAX REVENUE, BY A POSITIVE MAJORITY VOTE, MAY IMPOSE BY ORDINANCE AN ADDITIONAL LOCAL ACCOMMODATIONS MARKETING FEE NOT TO EXCEED TWO PERCENT IN ONE PERCENT INCREMENTS IN THE UNINCORPORATED AREAS OF THOSE COUNTIES, TO PROVIDE LIMITATIONS ON THE TOTAL AMOUNT OF STATE AND LOCAL SALES AND USE TAXES AND ACCOMMODATIONS TAXES THAT MAY BE IMPOSED IN THESE JURISDICTIONS, AND TO PROVIDE THE REVENUE MUST BE USED EXCLUSIVELY FOR TOURISM MARKETING COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTED AT NON-SOUTH CAROLINA RESIDENTS.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S. 953 (Word version) -- Senators Lourie, McConnell, Thomas, Elliott, McGill, Jackson, Williams, Scott, Hutto, Gregory, Fair and Hayes: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-21-625, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO A SURTAX ON CIGARETTES, INCLUDING THE DEFINITION OF "CIGARETTE", SO AS TO REVISE THE WEIGHT LIMITATION ON CIGARETTES FROM THREE POUNDS OR LESS PER ONE THOUSAND CIGARETTES TO FOUR AND ONE-HALF POUNDS OR LESS PER ONE THOUSAND CIGARETTES AND TO EXEMPT THOSE WRAPPED TOTALLY IN TOBACCO LEAF WITH NO FILTER; TO ALSO DEFINE "CIGARETTE" TO INCLUDE 0.325 OUNCES OF TOBACCO LIKELY INTENDED TO BE PURCHASED TO ROLL YOUR OWN CIGARETTES; AND TO REQUIRE THE DIRECTOR OF THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE TO DETERMINE IF THERE ARE BARRIERS TO THE ENFORCEMENT OR COLLECTION OF CIGARETTE TAXES, TO MAKE RECOMMENDATIONS TO REMOVE THESE BARRIERS, AND TO REPORT THEIR FINDINGS TO THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S. 954 (Word version) -- Senators S. Martin, Rose, Cleary, Bright, Lourie, Campsen, Courson, Malloy, Bryant, Fair, Nicholson, Land, Peeler, Sheheen, Anderson, Verdin, Hayes, Davis, Massey, Shoopman, Gregory and Thomas: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 2, TITLE 12 OF THE 1976 CODE, BY ADDING SECTION 12-2-110 TO PROVIDE THAT LEGISLATION PROVIDING TAX INCENTIVES OR SUBSIDIES MAY NOT RECEIVE SECOND READING IN EITHER HOUSE WITHOUT AN ECONOMIC ANALYSIS REPORT BY THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AND TO DETAIL THE REQUIREMENTS OF THE REPORT.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S. 955 (Word version) -- Senator Bryant: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 40-28-80 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO LICENSE FEES CHARGED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING AND REGULATION TO LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTS, TO ADD A REINSTATEMENT FEE.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry.

S. 956 (Word version) -- Senator Land: A SENATE RESOLUTION TO THANK ELIZABETH ASHE RUMPH FOR HER DISTINGUISHED AND EXMEPLARY SERVICE TO THE PEOPLE OF SOUTH CAROLINA AND TO WISH HER WELL IN ALL HER FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
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The Senate Resolution was adopted.

H. 4346 (Word version) -- Reps. Huggins, 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, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Hayes, Hearn, Henderson, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hixon, Hodges, Horne, Hosey, Howard, 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, Vick, Viers, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Williams, Willis and Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO DECLARE THAT THE WINNER OF THE YEARLONG MASTER BARBEQUE AWARD CONTEST, AS DIRECTED BY THE SOUTH CAROLINA BARBEQUE ASSOCIATION, WILL BE DECLARED THE SOUTH CAROLINA STATE CHAMPION BARBEQUE TEAM.
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The Concurrent Resolution was adopted, ordered returned to the House.

Last Updated: June 2, 2011 at 5:44 PM