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

INTRODUCTION OF BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS

FOR FEBRUARY 15, 2012

S. 1218 (Word version) -- Senators S. Martin, Bryant, Alexander, Verdin, Bright, Shoopman, Fair, Peeler, Thomas and L. Martin: A SENATE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE MR. HENRY HARRISON OF GREENVILLE ON THE OCCASION OF HIS EIGHTIETH BIRTHDAY AND TO WISH HIM CONTINUED HEALTH AND HAPPINESS.
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The Senate Resolution was adopted.

S. 1219 (Word version) -- Senator Scott: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE BRANDI CUMMINGS, FORMER WIS-TV REPORTER, ANCHOR, AND HOST, ON HER NEW POST AS AN ANCHOR FOR WTOC-TV IN SAVANNAH, GEORGIA, TO THANK HER FOR HER YEARS OF FINE SERVICE TO THE PEOPLE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, AND TO WISH HER THE BEST IN ALL HER FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
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The Concurrent Resolution was adopted, ordered sent to the House.

S. 1220 (Word version) -- Senators Campbell and Hayes: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 48-2-50, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO FEES IMPOSED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL FOR CERTAIN ENVIRONMENTAL PROGRAMS, INCLUDING THE SURFACE WATER WITHDRAWAL PROGRAM, WHICH ARE DEPOSITED INTO THE ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION FUND FOR ADMINISTRATION OF THESE PROGRAMS, SO AS TO ENUMERATE THE FEES FOR SURFACE WATER WITHDRAWAL APPLICATIONS AND PERMITS THAT WOULD OTHERWISE HAVE BEEN REPEALED JANUARY 1, 2013; BY ADDING SECTION 49-4-175 SO AS TO REIMPOSE THE FEES THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL MAY CHARGE FOR SURFACE WATER WITHDRAWAL AND APPLICATIONS AND PERMITS AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT SHALL RETAIN THESE FEES TO IMPLEMENT AND OPERATE THE SURFACE WATER WITHDRAWAL PROGRAM; AND TO AMEND ACT 247 OF 2010, BY REPEALING PROVISIONS THAT PROSPECTIVELY REPEAL THE IMPOSITION OF SURFACE WATER WITHDRAWAL PERMIT FEES.
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Senator CAMPBELL spoke on the Bill.

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

S. 1221 (Word version) -- Senator O'Dell: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 29-5-90, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE DISSOLUTION OF A MECHANIC'S LIEN UPON THE FAILURE OF A CERTAIN EVENT TO OCCUR WITHIN A SPECIFIC TIME PERIOD, SO AS TO ADD A BASIS FOR BEGINNING THE RUNNING OF THIS TIME PERIOD, AND TO CORRECT ARCHAIC LANGUAGE.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Banking and Insurance.

S. 1222 (Word version) -- Senator McConnell: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 50-23-11, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO WATERCRAFT DEALER DEMONSTRATION NUMBERS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THEY MAY BE ASSIGNED TO WATERCRAFT OPERATED FOR PURPOSES OF BUYER ADVERTISING BY OWNERS, EMPLOYEES, OR CORPORATE OFFICERS OF A DEALERSHIP.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Fish, Game and Forestry.

S. 1223 (Word version) -- Senator Alexander: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 7-7-430, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE DESIGNATION OF PRECINCTS IN OCONEE 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.

S. 1224 (Word version) -- Senator Scott: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 58-1-70 SO AS TO PROVIDE A CONTRACT FOR CABLE SERVICE OR CELL PHONE SERVICE MAY NOT REQUIRE A CUSTOMER PROVIDE A CREDIT CARD NUMBER TO RECEIVE SERVICE OR IN CONNECTION WITH AN APPLICATION OR PAYMENT FOR SERVICE, MAY NOT CHARGE A TERMINATION FEE WHEN A CUSTOMER TERMINATES A SERVICE, AND MAY NOT PLACE ANY CHARGE ON A CUSTOMER'S FINAL BILL EXCEPT FOR PAYMENT OF SERVICE ACTUALLY RENDERED, AND TO PROVIDE DEFINITIONS.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

S. 1225 (Word version) -- Senator L. Martin: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 40-59-840 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO NOTICE OF CLAIM ON A CONTRACTOR, TO PROVIDE THAT A CLAIMANT MUST SERVE WRITTEN NOTICE OF A CLAIM ON THE CONTRACTOR NO LATER THAN NINETY DAYS BEFORE EITHER FILING THE ACTION OR BEING JOINED TO, ADDED AS A CLASS MEMBER TO, OR OTHERWISE MADE A PARTY TO AN EXISTING ACTION, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE NOTICE OF CLAIM MUST BE PROVIDED BY THE CLAIMANT INDIVIDUALLY AND MAY NOT BE PROVIDED IN A REPRESENTATIVE CAPACITY.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry.

S. 1226 (Word version) -- Fish, Game and Forestry Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES, RELATING TO WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AREA REGULATIONS, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 4191, 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. 1227 (Word version) -- Senator Peeler: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 10-1-35 SO AS TO PROHIBIT CAMPING, SLEEPING, OR USE OF THE STATE HOUSE GROUNDS AND ALL BUILDINGS LOCATED ON THE GROUNDS FOR LIVING ACCOMMODATIONS PURPOSES.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S. 1228 (Word version) -- Senator Lourie: A SENATE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE CLIFTON LIDDELL OF COLUMBIA ON THE OCCASION OF HIS ONE HUNDRED AND FOURTH BIRTHDAY AND TO WISH HIM A JOYOUS BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION AND CONTINUED HEALTH AND HAPPINESS.
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The Senate Resolution was adopted.

Last Updated: February 15, 2012 at 9:09 PM