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

INTRODUCTION OF BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS

FOR JANUARY 25, 2012

S. 1139 (Word version) -- Senator Jackson: A SENATE RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE PROFOUND SORROW OF THE MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA SENATE UPON THE DEATH OF DR. ETHEL M. HENDERSON TAYLOR OF RICHLAND COUNTY AND TO EXTEND THE DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO HER FAMILY AND MANY FRIENDS.
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The Senate Resolution was adopted.

S. 1140 (Word version) -- Senator Leatherman: A SENATE RESOLUTION TO HONOR AND RECOGNIZE MR. JIM O'LOUGHLIN FOR HIS SERVICE AS CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER OF THE CAROLINAS HOSPITAL SYSTEM.
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The Senate Resolution was adopted.

S. 1141 (Word version) -- Senators Cleary, Ford, Williams, Gregory and Grooms: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-43-360, OF THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO ASSESSED VALUE OF AIRCRAFT, SO AS TO ALLOW THE GOVERNING BODY OF A COUNTY TO EXEMPT UP TO ONE HUNDRED PERCENT OF THE FAIR MARKET VALUE OF GENERAL AVIATION AIRCRAFT FROM PROPERTY TAXES IMPOSED FOR SCHOOL OPERATING PURPOSES, COUNTY OPERATING PURPOSES, AND FOR THE REPAYMENT OF GENERAL OBLIGATION DEBT.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S. 1142 (Word version) -- Senators Hutto and Land: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, SO AS TO ENACT THE 'MITT ROMNEY LOTTERY WINNINGS FAIRNESS ACT', BY ADDING SECTION 12-6-650 SO AS TO CONSIDER LOTTERY WINNINGS TO BE PASSIVE INCOME AND TO TAX LOTTERY WINNINGS AT THE RATE OF FIVE PERCENT.
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Senator HUTTO spoke on the Bill.

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

S. 1143 (Word version) -- Senator Verdin: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO ESTABLISH SOUTH CAROLINA CIVIL WAR HERITAGE TRAILS AS THE OFFICIAL CIVIL WAR ERA HISTORIC DRIVING TRAILS OF SOUTH CAROLINA; TO PERMIT SOUTH CAROLINA CIVIL WAR HERITAGE TRAILS TO CONSULT WITH THE SOUTH CAROLINA CIVIL WAR SESQUICENTENNIAL ADVISORY BOARD AND THE DEPARTMENT OF ARCHIVES AND HISTORY CONCERNING THE PLANNING, DEVELOPMENT, ESTABLISHMENT, MAINTENANCE, AND MARKETING OF THE TRAILS; TO ENCOURAGE THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO WORK WITH SOUTH CAROLINA CIVIL WAR HERITAGE TRAILS CONCERNING THE PLACEMENT OF SIGNS ADJACENT TO THE STATE HIGHWAY SYSTEM; AND TO ENCOURAGE THE APPROPRIATE GOVERNMENT AGENCIES TO COOPERATE WITH SOUTH CAROLINA CIVIL WAR HERITAGE TRAILS CONCERNING EDUCATIONAL AND MARKETING MATERIALS.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Transportation.

S. 1144 (Word version) -- Senator Knotts: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 8-13-1380 SO AS TO ESTABLISH A FIVE PERCENT ADVERTISING SURCHARGE ON THE TOTAL AMOUNT CHARGED TO BROADCAST A POLITICAL ADVERTISEMENT OR OTHER ELECTIONEERING COMMUNICATION IN THIS STATE THAT IS PAID FOR BY AN INDEPENDENT EXPENDITURE ONLY NONCANDIDATE COMMITTEE, OR OTHER GROUP NOT AFFILIATED WITH A CANDIDATE AND WHICH ADVOCATES THE ELECTION OR DEFEAT OF A CLEARLY IDENTIFIED CANDIDATE, POLITICAL PARTY, OR BALLOT MEASURE, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE ALLOCATION OF REVENUES GENERATED BY THE SURCHARGE.
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Senator KNOTTS spoke on the Bill.

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

S. 1145 (Word version) -- Senator Ford: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 1-7-180 SO AS TO ESTABLISH THE TAX DIVISION WITHIN THE OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL FOR THE PURPOSE OF SEEKING AND CONDUCTING ALL CRIMINAL TAX PROSECUTIONS OF OFFENSES ARISING WITH RESPECT TO TAXES AND FEES ADMINISTERED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE AND TO PROVIDE THAT NO SUCH CRIMINAL PROSECUTION MAY BE INITIATED UNLESS THE ATTORNEY GENERAL, IN WRITING, SO DIRECTS.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

S. 1146 (Word version) -- Senator Ford: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 12-6-3770 SO AS TO ALLOW A REFUNDABLE INCOME TAX CREDIT TO A DIGITAL MEDIA COMPANY PRODUCING A STATE-CERTIFIED PRODUCTION EQUAL TO TWENTY-FIVE PERCENT OF THE BASE INVESTMENT MADE BY THE DIGITAL MEDIA PRODUCTION COMPANY IN THE TAXABLE YEAR, TO DEFINE TERMS, AND TO SET FORTH THE PROCESS BY WHICH THE CREDIT MAY BE CLAIMED.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Last Updated: January 25, 2012 at 5:15 PM