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

INTRODUCTION OF BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS

FOR FEBRUARY 8, 2012

S. 1190 (Word version) -- Senators Rose, Grooms, Alexander, Anderson, Bright, Bryant, Campbell, Campsen, Cleary, Coleman, Courson, Cromer, Davis, Elliott, Fair, Ford, Gregory, Hayes, Hutto, Jackson, Knotts, Land, Leatherman, Leventis, Lourie, Malloy, L. Martin, S. Martin, Massey, Matthews, McConnell, McGill, Nicholson, O'Dell, Peeler, Pinckney, Rankin, Reese, Ryberg, Scott, Setzler, Sheheen, Shoopman, Thomas, Verdin and Williams: A SENATE RESOLUTION TO DECLARE THE WEEK OF FEBRUARY 13-19, 2012, AS COACH JOHN MCKISSICK WEEK IN HONOR OF BEING NAMED THE DON SHULA NFL HIGH SCHOOL COACH OF THE YEAR.
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Senator ROSE spoke on the Resolution.

The Senate Resolution was adopted.

S. 1191 (Word version) -- Senator Peeler: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO DECLARE FEBRUARY 17, 2012, AS AN ANNUAL DAY OF COMMEMORATION IN THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA TO REMEMBER THE BURNING OF COLUMBIA BY UNION GENERAL WILLIAM T. SHERMAN.
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The Concurrent Resolution was introduced and referred to the Committee on Invitations.

S. 1192 (Word version) -- Senator Peeler: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE LOCKHART POWER COMPANY UPON THE CELEBRATION OF ONE HUNDRED YEARS OF SERVICE TO THE PEOPLE OF SOUTH CAROLINA.
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The Concurrent Resolution was adopted, ordered sent to the House.

S. 1193 (Word version) -- Senator Rose: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 112, TITLE 59 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO TUITION OF POST SECONDARY EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS, BY ADDING SECTION 59-112-117 TO LIMIT THE AUTHORITY OF THE GOVERNING BOARD OF AN INSTITUTION TO INCREASE TUITION AND FEES ABOVE A RATE CALCULATED BY THE CONSUMER PRICE INDEX AND THE STATE POPULATION GROWTH, AND TO REQUIRE A REDUCTION IN STATE FUNDS FOR THE INSTITUTION FOR ANY AMOUNT ABOVE THIS RATE UNLESS APPROVED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Education.

S. 1194 (Word version) -- Senator Gregory: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 50-13-625, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE TAKING OF NONGAME FISH, THE USE OF GAME FISHING DEVICES, AND THE USE OF FISHING DEVICES BY A FISHERMAN FISHING FROM A BOAT, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A FISHERMAN FISHING FROM A BOAT IS LIMITED TO USING SIX GAME FISHING DEVICES IF ALL PERSONS IN THE BOAT OLDER THAN SIXTEEN YEARS HAVE VALID FISHING LICENSES.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Fish, Game and Forestry.

S. 1195 (Word version) -- Senator Fair: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 63-17-2310, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO ENTITIES REQUIRED TO PROVIDE INFORMATION TO THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES FOR THE PURPOSE OF ESTABLISHING, MODIFYING, AND ENFORCING CHILD SUPPORT OBLIGATIONS, SO AS TO ALSO REQUIRE THESE ENTITIES TO PROVIDE THIS INFORMATION TO CLERKS OF FAMILY COURT FOR THE PURPOSE OF ENFORCING CHILD SUPPORT OBLIGATIONS IN CASES NOT BEING ADMINISTERED PURSUANT TO TITLE IV-D OF THE SOCIAL SECURITY ACT BY THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES AND TO MAKE TECHNICAL CHANGES.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

S. 1196 (Word version) -- Senators Jackson, Ford, Courson, Hutto, Williams, Sheheen, Massey, Lourie, McGill, Scott, Nicholson, Matthews, Anderson, Gregory, Coleman, Setzler and Rankin: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 1-1-616 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY OF EVERY YEAR IS DESIGNATED AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY MONTH IN SOUTH CAROLINA.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

S. 1197 (Word version) -- Senators O'Dell and Nicholson: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 6-11-1230, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO POWERS OF PUBLIC SERVICE DISTRICT AND SPECIAL PURPOSE DISTRICT COMMISSIONS, INCLUDING, AMONG OTHER THINGS, THE POWER TO ASSESS THE COST OF THE ESTABLISHMENT AND CONSTRUCTION OF A SEWER LATERAL COLLECTION LINE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IF A RESIDENTIAL SUBDIVISION RECEIVED CONCEPTUAL APPROVAL FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL FOR SEPTIC TANK USE AND SUBSEQUENTLY FIVE OR MORE LOTS IN THE SUBDIVISION WERE DENIED PERMITS BY THE DEPARTMENT, AN ASSESSMENT MAY BE LEVIED ON THE ABUTTING PARCELS IN THE SUBDIVISION FOR THE ACTUAL COSTS OF THE SEWER LATERAL COLLECTION LINES, TRANSMISSION LINES, AND ASSOCIATED INFRASTRUCTURE AND TO PROVIDE THAT A LETTER OR CERTIFICATE OF THE DEPARTMENT ESTABLISHES THESE CONDITIONS AUTHORIZING THE ASSESSMENT.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

S. 1198 (Word version) -- Senator Rose: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 40-13-10 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO THE STATE BOARD OF COSMETOLOGY, TO REQUIRE THAT ANY ESTHETICIAN AND NAIL TECHNICIAN APPOINTED TO THE BOARD MUST HAVE AT LEAST FIVE YEARS OF EXPERIENCE IN THEIR FIELD.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry.

S. 1199 (Word version) -- Education Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION, RELATING TO ADULT EDUCATION PROGRAM, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 4199, 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. 1200 (Word version) -- Education Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION, RELATING TO AT-RISK STUDENTS, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 4208, 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. 1201 (Word version) -- Education Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION, RELATING TO END-OF-COURSE TESTS, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 4200, 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. 1202 (Word version) -- Senator Sheheen: A SENATE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR HIGHLAND INDUSTRIES IN CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, AND TO CONGRATULATE THE EMPLOYEES AND EXECUTIVES FOR FIFTY YEARS OF SAFETY, QUALITY, SERVICE, AND COMMITMENT.
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The Senate Resolution was adopted.

H. 3248 (Word version) -- Reps. Sottile and Viers: A BILL TO AMEND SECTIONS 2-17-150 AND 8-13-320, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE STATUTES OF LIMITATIONS FOR PROSECUTING CERTAIN ETHICS VIOLATIONS, SO AS TO ALLOW ACTIONS TO BE COMMENCED UNTIL FOUR YEARS AFTER A PUBLIC OFFICIAL, PUBLIC EMPLOYEE OR PUBLIC MEMBER LEAVES OFFICE.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

H. 4463 (Word version) -- Reps. Harrison, Clyburn, Murphy, McLeod and Weeks: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 22-3-545, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE TRANSFER OF CERTAIN CRIMINAL CASES FROM GENERAL SESSIONS COURT TO MAGISTRATES OR MUNICIPAL COURT, SO AS TO CLARIFY THE TYPES OF CASES THAT MAY BE TRANSFERRED INCLUDES CRIMINAL CASES ORIGINALLY CHARGED AND THOSE IN WHICH THE CHARGES ARE REDUCED FOR PURPOSES OF A GUILTY PLEA, TO ALLOW DEFENDANTS TO WAIVE CERTAIN RIGHTS, AND TO REQUIRE THE APPROVAL OF A CIRCUIT COURT JUDGE REGARDING TERMS OF COURT OF THE MAGISTRATES AND MUNICIPAL COURTS FOR THE DISPOSITION OF TRANSFERRED CASES.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

H. 4716 (Word version) -- Rep. Hayes: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 57-23-855 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION MAY MAINTAIN AND MOW ROADSIDE VEGETATION BEYOND THIRTY FEET FROM THE PAVEMENT ADJACENT TO EXIT 190 ALONG INTERSTATE HIGHWAY 95 IN DILLON COUNTY.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Transportation.

H. 4723 (Word version) -- Reps. Loftis, Corbin, Allen, Dillard, Hamilton, Henderson, Nanney, G. R. Smith, Stringer, Willis and Bannister: A BILL TO AMEND ACT 848 OF 1954, RELATING TO THE CREATION OF THE BEREA WATER AND SEWER DISTRICT IN GREENVILLE COUNTY, SO AS TO ADD TWO ADDITIONAL MEMBERS TO THE GOVERNING COMMISSION AND PROVIDE FOR STAGGERING THEIR TERMS.
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Read the first time and ordered placed on the Local and Uncontested Calendar.

Last Updated: February 8, 2012 at 5:54 PM