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

INTRODUCTION OF BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS

FOR JANUARY 17, 2012

S. 1106 (Word version) -- Senator Knotts: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR LEXINGTON HIGH SCHOOL SENIOR ARJUN AGGARWAL OF COLUMBIA ON BEING NAMED A DAVIDSON INSTITUTE FOR TALENT DEVELOPMENT DAVIDSON FELLOW, TO CONGRATULATE HIM ON THE $25,000 SCHOLARSHIP THAT ACCOMPANIES THE AWARD, AND TO WISH HIM SUCCESS AS HE PREPARES TO EMBARK ON HIS COLLEGE CAREER.
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The Concurrent Resolution was adopted, ordered sent to the House.

S. 1107 (Word version) -- Senators Leventis and Hayes: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 40-1-77 SO AS TO PROVIDE A BOARD OR COMMISSION THAT REGULATES THE LICENSURE OF A PROFESSION OR OCCUPATION UNDER TITLE 40 MAY ISSUE A TEMPORARY LICENSE FOR A PROFESSION OR OCCUPATION IT REGULATES TO THE SPOUSE OF AN ACTIVE DUTY MEMBER OF THE UNITED STATES ARMED FORCES IN CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES, TO PROVIDE REQUIREMENTS FOR OBTAINING THIS LICENSE, AND TO PROVIDE TIME LIMITS ON THE VALIDITY OF THIS LICENSE.
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Senator LEVENTIS spoke on the Bill.

Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry.

S. 1108 (Word version) -- Senators Leventis, Hutto, Williams, Elliott, Matthews and O'Dell: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 37-3-414 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A VIOLATION OF FEDERAL LAW AS TO CERTAIN CONSUMER LOAN TRANSACTIONS IS A VIOLATION OF STATE LAW.
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Senator LEVENTIS spoke on the Bill.

Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Banking and Insurance.

S. 1109 (Word version) -- Senator Leventis: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 55-1-110 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT FIXED-BASED OPERATORS, AS DEFINED BY THE AERONAUTICS COMMISSION OF THE STATE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD, AT AN AIRPORT LOCATED IN SOUTH CAROLINA MAY NOT CHARGE A FEE, INCLUDING A RAMP FEE, TO AIRCRAFT THAT DO NOT USE THEIR SERVICES AND ARE PARKED AT THE AIRPORT LESS THAN A FULL DAY IF ANY LOCAL, STATE, OR FEDERAL FUNDS HAVE BEEN USED TO FUND OR IMPROVE THE AIRPORT.
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Senator LEVENTIS spoke on the Bill.

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

S. 1110 (Word version) -- Senators Alexander, Rankin and Hutto: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 6-10-30, SOUTH CAROLINA CODE OF LAWS, 1976, TO ADOPT THE 2009 EDITION OF THE INTERNATIONAL ENERGY CONSERVATION CODE AS THE ENERGY STANDARD.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

S. 1111 (Word version) -- Senators Scott, Matthews, Malloy, Land and Sheheen: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO CREATE A STUDY COMMITTEE TO BE KNOWN AS THE SOUTH CAROLINA ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT RESEARCH COMMITTEE TO EXAMINE AND DEVELOP INNOVATIVE SOLUTIONS TO THE ECONOMIC CRISIS FACED BY THIS STATE, TO PROVIDE FOR THE STUDY COMMITTEE'S MEMBERSHIP, AND TO REQUIRE THE STUDY COMMITTEE TO REPORT ITS FINDINGS AND RECOMMENDATIONS TO THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY BEFORE JANUARY 1, 2013, AT WHICH TIME THE STUDY COMMITTEE IS ABOLISHED.
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Senator SCOTT spoke on the Resolution.

Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry.

S. 1112 (Word version) -- Senators Knotts, Campbell, Rose, Cromer, Leatherman, Ford, Reese, McGill, Verdin, Land, Massey, Fair, Hayes, Cleary, Matthews, Gregory, Pinckney, McConnell, Coleman and Bright: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 56-5-3890 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A MOPED MUST BE OPERATED IN THE FARTHEST RIGHT LANE OF A HIGHWAY WITH CERTAIN EXCEPTIONS.
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Senator KNOTTS spoke on the Bill.

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

S. 1113 (Word version) -- Senators Knotts, Campbell, Cromer, Alexander, Ford, Cleary, Leatherman, McGill, Land, Matthews and Pinckney: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-3160, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PEDESTRIANS WALKING ALONG HIGHWAYS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PEDESTRIAN MUST WEAR REFLECTIVE CLOTHING WHILE WALKING ALONG A ROADWAY OR HIGHWAY AT NIGHT.
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Senator KNOTTS spoke on the Bill.

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

S. 1114 (Word version) -- Senators Knotts, Grooms, Leventis, Ford, Bryant, Verdin, Setzler, Rose, Fair, McGill, Cleary, Land, Hayes, Matthews, Pinckney, Reese, Coleman, Malloy, Cromer, Sheheen, McConnell and Bright: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO INVITE THE NATIONAL COMMANDER OF THE AMERICAN LEGION, THE HONORABLE FANG WONG, TO ADDRESS THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY IN JOINT SESSION IN THE CHAMBER OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES AT 12:30 P.M. ON TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 2012.
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The Concurrent Resolution was introduced and referred to the Committee on Invitations.

S. 1115 (Word version) -- Senators McConnell, Malloy, Leventis, Lourie, Alexander, Anderson, Bright, Bryant, Campbell, Campsen, Cleary, Coleman, Courson, Cromer, Davis, Elliott, Fair, Ford, Gregory, Grooms, Hayes, Hutto, Jackson, Knotts, Land, Leatherman, L. Martin, S. Martin, Massey, Matthews, McGill, Nicholson, O'Dell, Peeler, Pinckney, Rankin, Reese, Rose, Scott, Setzler, Sheheen, Shoopman, Thomas, Verdin and Williams: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO SUSPEND THE AUTHORITY OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL FOR ALL DECISIONS SUBSEQUENT TO 2007 PERTAINING TO THE NAVIGABILITY, DEPTH, DREDGING, WASTEWATER AND SLUDGE DISPOSAL, AND RELATED COLLATERAL ISSUES OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA PORTION OF THE SAVANNAH RIVER BECAUSE THE AUTHORITY OF THE SAVANNAH RIVER MARITIME COMMISSION SUPERSEDES AND REPLACES THE AUTHORITY OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL WITH REGARD TO ALL ACTIONS CONCERNING THE SOUTH CAROLINA PORTION OF THE SAVANNAH RIVER BY ENACTMENT OF ACT NO. 56 OF 2007, EFFECTIVE MAY 1, 2007.
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Senator MCCONNELL spoke on the Resolution.

Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Medical Affairs.

S. 1116 (Word version) -- Senators Knotts, Bryant, Fair, Thomas, Grooms, Scott and Williams: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-1140, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DEDUCTIONS ALLOWED FROM SOUTH CAROLINA TAXABLE INCOME OF AN INDIVIDUAL FOR PURPOSES OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA INCOME TAX ACT, SO AS TO ALLOW A MAXIMUM THREE THOUSAND DOLLAR A YEAR DEDUCTION FOR VOLUNTEER STATE CONSTABLES DESIGNATED BY THE STATE LAW ENFORCEMENT DIVISION AS STATE CONSTABLES AND TO PROVIDE THE ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR THIS DEDUCTION.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Last Updated: January 17, 2012 at 1:21 PM