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

INTRODUCTION OF BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS

FOR JANUARY 12, 2012

S. 1096 (Word version) -- Senator Thomas: A SENATE RESOLUTION TO CELEBRATE THE MAULDIN HIGH SCHOOL COMPETITIVE CHEER TEAM ON CAPTURING THE 2011 CLASS AAAA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE, AND TO SALUTE THE TEAM AND COACHES ON ANOTHER SECOND-TO-NONE SEASON.
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The Senate Resolution was adopted.

S. 1097 (Word version) -- Senator Thomas: A SENATE RESOLUTION TO APPLAUD THE MAULDIN HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS TENNIS TEAM FOR WINNING THE 2011 CLASS AAAA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE.
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The Senate Resolution was adopted.

S. 1098 (Word version) -- Senators Bright, Bryant, Davis, Grooms, McConnell, Massey, Rose, Campsen, Fair, S. Martin, Shoopman and Knotts: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO DISAPPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL, RELATING TO ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION FEES, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 4139, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
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Senator BRIGHT spoke on the Resolution.

Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Natural Resources.

S. 1099 (Word version) -- Senator Fair: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 63-19-650 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT MEMBERS OF THE BOARD OF JUVENILE PAROLE SHALL RECEIVE A HEARING FEE.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Corrections and Penology.

S. 1100 (Word version) -- Senators McGill and Cleary: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 4-10-330 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO THE CAPITAL PROJECT SALES TAX ACT, TO PROVIDE THAT THE AUTHORIZED PROJECTS THAT ARE ALLOWED TO BE FUNDED BY A COUNTY CAPITAL PROJECT SALES TAX TO INCLUDE DREDGING, DEWATERING, CONSTRUCTION OF SPOIL SITES, AND DISPOSAL OF SPOIL MATERIALS.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S. 1101 (Word version) -- Senators Sheheen, Malloy, Land, Leventis, Scott, Hutto, Nicholson, McGill, Setzler, Ford, Matthews, Reese and Anderson: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 2, TITLE 12 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO GENERAL PROVISIONS CONCERNING TAXATION AND THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE, BY ADDING SECTION 12-2-110, TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT MUST DEVELOP A CHART TO REFLECT THE PROPORTION OF APPROPRIATIONS FOR CERTAIN APPROPRIATIONS CATEGORIES TO TOTAL STATE APPROPRIATIONS AND TO DEVELOP A CHART TO REFLECT THE PROPORTION OF CATEGORIZED REVENUE SOURCES TO THE TOTAL REVENUE USED IN THE ANNUAL APPROPRIATIONS ACT, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE CHARTS MUST BE DISPLAYED ON INCOME TAX FORMS, INCOME TAX FORM INSTRUCTION BOOKLETS, AND IN CONFIRMATION E-MAILS FOR INCOME TAX RETURNS FILED ELECTRONICALLY; AND TO AMEND CHAPTER 54, TITLE 12, RELATING TO THE UNIFORM METHOD OF COLLECTION AND ENFORCEMENT OF TAXES LEVIED AND ASSESSED BY THE SOUTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE, BY ADDING SECTION 12-54-255, TO REQUIRE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE SEND A CONFIRMATION E-MAIL FOR ALL INCOME TAX RETURNS FILED ELECTRONICALLY, AND TO REQUIRE THAT THE CONFIRMATION E-MAIL CONTAIN THE CHARTS REQUIRED BY SECTION 12-2-110.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S. 1102 (Word version) -- Senator Massey: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO AUTHORIZE THE STATE ELECTION COMMISSION TO RECEIVE FUNDS FROM A POLITICAL PARTY FOR WHICH THE COMMISSION CONDUCTED A PRESIDENTIAL PRIMARY IN 2012 AND TO REQUIRE THE COMMISSION TO USE THE FUNDS TO REIMBURSE COUNTIES OR COUNTY ELECTION COMMISSION FOR REASONABLE EXPENSES DIRECTLY RESULTING FROM THE PRIMARY.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

S. 1103 (Word version) -- Senator Ford: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 6-1-190 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A CITY, COUNTY, MUNICIPALITY, OR OTHER LOCAL GOVERNMENTAL ENTITY MAY NOT ENACT OR ENFORCE AN ORDINANCE, POLICY, OR REGULATION THAT PROHIBITS A RESIDENCE OR A BUSINESS FROM INSTALLING, ERECTING, OR CONSTRUCTING A SOLAR ENERGY PRODUCTION SYSTEM THAT WOULD GENERATE ELECTRICAL POWER EXCLUSIVELY FOR THAT RESIDENCE OR BUSINESS.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

S. 1104 (Word version) -- Senator Verdin: A SENATE RESOLUTION TO AMEND RULE 19H OF THE RULES OF THE SENATE, RELATING TO THE REGULAR MEETING TIMES FOR STANDING COMMITTEES WHEN THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY IS IN SESSION, TO CHANGE THE MEETING TIME FOR THE AGRICULTURE AND NATURAL RESOURCES COMMITTEE FROM 10:00 A.M. ON THE SECOND AND FOURTH WEDNESDAY OF EACH MONTH TO 9:30 A.M. ON THE SECOND AND FOURTH THURSDAY OF EACH MONTH.
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The Senate Resolution was introduced and referred to the Committee on Rules.

S. 1105 (Word version) -- Senators Setzler and Pinckney: A SENATE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE ROBERT W. BEDELL III OF LEXINGTON COUNTY UPON HIS RETIREMENT AS PRESIDENT AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER OF SOUTHERN MUTUAL CHURCH INSURANCE COMPANY, AND TO WISH HIM MUCH FULFILLMENT AND SUCCESS IN ALL HIS FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
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The Senate Resolution was adopted.

H. 3236 (Word version) -- Reps. Daning and G. R. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 59-65-10 AND SECTION 59-65-30, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO COMPULSORY EDUCATION FOR SOUTH CAROLINA SCHOOLCHILDREN AND THE EXCEPTION TO THE REQUIREMENT, RESPECTIVELY, SO AS TO INCLUDE THE SOUTH CAROLINA ASSOCIATION OF CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS AS AN AUTHORIZER OF SCHOOLS THAT CHILDREN MAY ATTEND WITHIN THE COMPULSORY EDUCATION REQUIREMENT.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Education.

H. 3495 (Word version) -- Rep. Alexander: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO CREATE A STUDY COMMITTEE TO STUDY THE FEASIBILITY AND COST EFFECTIVENESS OF CONSOLIDATING SCHOOL DISTRICTS WITHIN THE INDIVIDUAL COUNTIES OF THIS STATE, TO PROVIDE FOR THE DUTIES OF THE COMMITTEE AND FOR ITS MEMBERSHIP, AND TO REQUIRE THE COMMITTEE TO REPORT ITS FINDINGS TO THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY BY JANUARY 31, 2012, AT WHICH TIME THE STUDY COMMITTEE IS ABOLISHED.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Education.

H. 4336 (Word version) -- Rep. Anderson: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THE MEMBERS OF SOUTH CAROLINA'S CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION TO USE THEIR BEST EFFORTS TO HAVE INCLUDED IN THE 2012 FEDERAL BUDGET ADEQUATE FUNDING FOR THE U.S. ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS TO CONDUCT MAINTENANCE DREDGING OF THE PORT OF GEORGETOWN; AND TO ALSO REQUEST OUR STATE'S CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION TO HAVE INCLUDED IN THE 2012 FEDERAL BUDGET FUNDING FOR THE U. S. ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS TO CONDUCT A FEASIBILITY STUDY REGARDING THE DEEPENING OF CHARLESTON HARBOR TO AT LEAST FIFTY FEET SO THAT IT CAN ACCOMMODATE LARGER CONTAINER SHIPS EXPECTED TO CALL AT THE PORT WHEN THE EXPANSION OF THE PANAMA CANAL OPENS IN 2014.
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The Concurrent Resolution was introduced and referred to the Committee on Transportation.

H. 4342 (Word version) -- Rep. Howard: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION NAME THE INTERCHANGE LOCATED AT THE INTERSECTION OF INTERSTATE HIGHWAY 77 AND SOUTH CAROLINA HIGHWAY 555 IN RICHLAND COUNTY "HARRY 'H. B.' RUTHERFORD, SR. INTERCHANGE" AND ERECT APPROPRIATE MARKERS OR SIGNS AT THIS INTERCHANGE THAT CONTAIN THE WORDS "HARRY 'H. B.' RUTHERFORD, SR. INTERCHANGE".
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The Concurrent Resolution was introduced and referred to the Committee on Transportation.

H. 4590 (Word version) -- Reps. Govan, Cobb-Hunter, Ott, Sellers, Hosey, Clyburn, 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, Cole, Corbin, Crawford, Crosby, Daning, Delleney, Dillard, Edge, Erickson, Forrester, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Gilliard, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Hayes, Hearn, Henderson, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hixon, Hodges, Horne, 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, Owens, Parker, Parks, Patrick, Pinson, Pitts, Pope, Putnam, Quinn, Rutherford, Ryan, Sabb, Sandifer, Simrill, Skelton, G. M. Smith, G. R. Smith, J. E. Smith, J. R. Smith, Sottile, Southard, Spires, Stavrinakis, Stringer, Tallon, Taylor, Thayer, Toole, Tribble, Vick, Viers, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Williams, Willis and Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE PROFOUND SORROW OF THE MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA GENERAL ASSEMBLY UPON THE DEATH OF DR. SPENCER C. "DOC" DISHER, JR., OF ORANGEBURG AND TO EXTEND THE DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO HIS FAMILY AND MANY FRIENDS.
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The Concurrent Resolution was adopted, ordered returned to the House.

H. 4602 (Word version) -- Reps. Harrell, Lucas, Hardwick, Harrison, Howard, Owens, Sandifer, White, Bingham and Ott: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION INVITING HER EXCELLENCY, NIKKI HALEY, GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, TO ADDRESS THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY IN JOINT SESSION AT 7:00 P.M. ON WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 18, 2012, IN THE CHAMBER OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.
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The Concurrent Resolution was adopted, ordered returned to the House.

Last Updated: January 12, 2012 at 12:59 PM