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

INTRODUCTION OF BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS

FOR FEBRUARY 14, 2012

S. 1209 (Word version) -- Senator Coleman: A SENATE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE MR. AND MRS. ROBERT DAVIS OF FAIRFIELD COUNTY, UPON THE OCCASION OF THEIR SEVENTY-FIRST WEDDING ANNIVERSARY, AND TO EXTEND BEST WISHES FOR MANY MORE YEARS OF BLESSING AND FULFILLMENT.
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The Senate Resolution was adopted.

S. 1210 (Word version) -- Senators Hayes and Land: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTIONS 60-15-100 AND 60-15-110 SO AS TO PROVIDE AN ANNUAL TRANSFER TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA ARTS COMMISSION OF AN AMOUNT EQUAL TO FIFTEEN PERCENT OF THE GENERAL FUND PORTION OF STATE ADMISSIONS TAX REVENUES IN THE PREVIOUS YEAR AFTER OTHER TRANSFERS REQUIRED FROM THE REVENUE AND TO REQUIRE THE COMMISSION TO EXPEND AT LEAST SEVENTY PERCENT OF ITS STATE APPROPRIATED FUNDS ON GRANTS FOR CHILDREN'S AND COMMUNITY PROGRAMS.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Education.

S. 1211 (Word version) -- Senator Alexander: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 43-31-40, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE STATE AGENCY OF VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION, SO AS TO INCLUDE IN THE AGENCY'S MEMBERSHIP THE APPOINTMENT OF A MEMBER TO REPRESENT THE SEVENTH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT, TO ELIMINATE THE AT-LARGE AGENCY MEMBER, AND TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THE AGENCY'S TRANSITION FROM SIX TO SEVEN CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT MEMBERS.
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Read the first time and referred to the General Committee.

S. 1212 (Word version) -- Senator Alexander: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 43-25-10, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE CREATION AND MEMBERSHIP OF THE COMMISSION OF THE BLIND, SO AS TO INCLUDE IN THE COMMISSION'S MEMBERSHIP THE APPOINTMENT OF A MEMBER TO REPRESENT THE SEVENTH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT, TO ELIMINATE THE STATE AT-LARGE COMMISSION MEMBER, AND TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THE COMMISSION'S TRANSITION FROM SIX TO SEVEN CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT MEMBERS.
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Read the first time and referred to the General Committee.

S. 1213 (Word version) -- Senator Alexander: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING CHAPTER 67 TO TITLE 2 SO AS TO ESTABLISH THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA MEDAL OF VALOR TO RECOGNIZE SOUTH CAROLINIANS, OR INDIVIDUALS WITH CERTAIN TIES TO SOUTH CAROLINA, WHO WERE KILLED IN ACTION WHILE SERVING IN THE ARMED FORCES OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA; TO PROVIDE FOR THE SOUTH CAROLINA MEDAL OF VALOR ROLL; AND TO ESTABLISH THE SOUTH CAROLINA MEDAL OF VALOR AWARD CRITERIA.
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Read the first time and referred to the General Committee.

S. 1214 (Word version) -- Senators Jackson and Ford: A SENATE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR THE LEGACY OF DENMARK VESEY, AN AFRICAN AMERICAN FREEDOM FIGHTER WHO LIVED FROM 1767-1822, WHO RISKED HIS OWN PRECIOUS FREEDOM AND MADE THE ULTIMATE SACRIFICE IN THE FIGHT AGAINST SLAVERY FOR OTHERS TO BE FREE.
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The Senate Resolution was adopted.

S. 1215 (Word version) -- Senator Jackson: A SENATE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE THE BLACK HISTORY TELECONFERENCE, UPON THE OCCASION OF ITS TWENTY-FIFTH ANNIVERSARY, AND TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR DR. MARIANNA WHITE DAVIS FOR HER VISION IN DEVELOPING THIS OUTSTANDING PROGRAM AND FOR HER TWENTY-FIVE YEARS OF DEDICATED SERVICE AS THE PROGRAM'S EXECUTIVE PRODUCER.
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The Senate Resolution was adopted.

S. 1216 (Word version) -- Senators Scott, Williams, Anderson, Alexander, Ford, Matthews, McConnell, Jackson, Nicholson, Massey, Coleman, Knotts, Hutto, Cleary, Rose and Gregory: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO AFFIRM SOUTH CAROLINA'S DEDICATION TO THE FUTURE SUCCESS OF ITS YOUNG PEOPLE AND TO THE PREVENTION OF TEEN PREGNANCY AND TO DECLARE MAY 2012 AS TEEN PREGNANCY PREVENTION MONTH IN THE PALMETTO STATE.
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The Concurrent Resolution was adopted, ordered sent to the House.

S. 1217 (Word version) -- Senator Hutto: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 7-7-50, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE DESIGNATION OF PRECINCTS IN ALLENDALE COUNTY, SO AS TO REDESIGNATE A MAP NUMBER ON WHICH THE NAMES OF THESE PRECINCTS MAY BE FOUND AND MAINTAINED BY THE DIVISION OF RESEARCH AND STATISTICS OF THE STATE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD, AND TO CORRECT ARCHAIC LANGUAGE.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Last Updated: February 14, 2012 at 6:13 PM