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

INTRODUCTION OF BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS

FOR FEBRUARY 16, 2012

S. 1229 (Word version) -- Senator O'Dell: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 38-47-10, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO LICENSES REQUIRED FOR ADJUSTERS, SO AS TO ADD EXEMPTIONS FROM LICENSURE; AND TO AMEND SECTION 38-47-20, RELATING TO RECIPROCAL AGREEMENTS FOR LICENSING NONRESIDENT ADJUSTERS, SO AS TO PROVIDE WHERE A NONRECIPROCAL AGREEMENT EXISTS BETWEEN THIS STATE AND ANOTHER STATE, AN APPLICANT FOR A NONRESIDENT ADJUSTER'S LICENSE WHO HOLDS A LICENSE IN ANOTHER STATE MAY RESIDE IN THE UNITED STATES OR CANADA WITHOUT LOSING THE BENEFITS OF THE RECIPROCAL AGREEMENT IF HE COMPLIES WITH OTHER APPLICABLE LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Banking and Insurance.

S. 1230 (Word version) -- Senator Rose: A BILL TO AMEND TITLE 34 OF THE 1976 CODE, BY ADDING CHAPTER 42 TO ENACT THE "SOUTH CAROLINA MONEY SERVICES AND ILLICIT FINANCE ABATEMENT ACT" TO AUTHORIZE THE STATE BOARD OF FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS TO PROMULGATE RULES TO REGULATE MONEY TRANSMISSION BUSINESSES AND THE TRANSMISSION OF THE PROCEEDS OF ILLEGAL ACTIVITIES, TO ESTABLISH THE LICENSURE AND FEE STRUCTURE OF MONEY TRANSMISSION BUSINESSES, TO CREATE THE MONEY TRANSMISSION DIVISION WITHIN THE STATE BOARD OF FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS TO INSPECT AND INVESTIGATE POTENTIAL VIOLATIONS OF THIS CHAPTER, TO ESTABLISH A MONEY TRANSMISSION DATABASE TO MEMORIALIZE EACH MONEY TRANSMISSION TRANSACTION TO AID LAW ENFORCEMENT IN THE INVESTIGATION OF ILLEGAL MONEY LAUNDERING ACTIVITY, TO PROHIBIT THE TRANSMISSION OF THE PROCEEDS OF ILLEGAL ACTIVITIES AND ESTABLISH THE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS; AND TO AMEND ARTICLE 25 OF CHAPTER 6, TITLE 12, RELATING TO TAXATION CREDITS, BY ADDING SECTION 12-6-3760 TO PROVIDE FOR AN INCOME TAX CREDIT FOR FEES PAID TO THE STATE FOR THE TRANSMISSION OF MONEY PURSUANT TO THIS ACT.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Banking and Insurance.

S. 1231 (Word version) -- Senator Gregory: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 50-1-30, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE VARIOUS CLASSIFICATIONS OF BIRDS, GAME ANIMALS, AND FISH, SO AS TO CLASSIFY COBIA RACHYCENTRON CANADUM AS A SALTWATER GAME FISH.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Fish, Game and Forestry.

S. 1232 (Word version) -- Senators Rankin, Hutto and Gregory: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 63-17-2110, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO CONTENTS OF COURT ORDERS REQUIRING A PARENT TO PROVIDE HEALTH COVERAGE FOR A CHILD, SO AS TO ELIMINATE THE NEED FOR THE SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER TO BE INCLUDED IN THE ORDER, TO CHANGE THE TERM "PARENT" TO "PARTICIPANT", AND TO CHANGE THE TERM "CHILD" TO "ALTERNATE RECIPIENT"; AND TO AMEND SECTION 43-5-220, RELATING TO OBTAINING SUPPORT PAYMENTS FROM ABSENT PARENTS, SO AS TO ELIMINATE LANGUAGE THAT PROVIDES THAT THE USE OF THE CHILD SUPPORT SCALE IS OPTIONAL.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

S. 1233 (Word version) -- Senator Malloy: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING CHAPTER 85 TO TITLE 15, SO AS TO ENACT THE "SOUTH CAROLINA TAXPAYER RELIEF ACT", PROVIDING FOR DEFINITIONS OF CERTAIN TERMS, LIABILITY FOR FALSE OR FRAUDULENT CLAIMS UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES, PROCEDURES FOR CIVIL ACTIONS FOR FALSE CLAIMS, THE PROCEDURE AND CONTENTS OF CIVIL INVESTIGATIVE DEMANDS, AND CREATING THE STATE TAXPAYER RELIEF ACT INVESTIGATION AND PROSECUTION FUND.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

S. 1234 (Word version) -- Senators Knotts, Ford and Elliott: A BILL TO AMEND CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 9 TO CHAPTER 7, TITLE 1 SO AS TO ENACT THE "PALMETTO PUBLIC SAFETY ACT"; TO VEST THE OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL WITH EXCLUSIVE AUTHORITY REGARDING THE DETECTION, DETERRENCE, INVESTIGATION, REGULATION, AND PROSECUTION OF CRIMINAL EXPLOITATION OF MONEY SERVICES BUSINESSES IN SOUTH CAROLINA.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

S. 1235 (Word version) -- Senators Bryant, Peeler, Ryberg, S. Martin, Fair, Grooms, Elliott and Bright: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 44-55-65 SO AS TO REQUIRE THE ISSUANCE OF A PERMIT TO HAVE A WELL DRILLED ON A PARCEL OF LAND THAT HAS UNENCUMBERED ACCESS TO A WATER LINE; AND BY ADDING SECTION 44-55-855 SO AS TO REQUIRE THE ISSUANCE OF A SEPTIC TANK PERMIT FOR A PARCEL OF LAND THAT HAS UNENCUMBERED ACCESS TO A SEWER LINE.
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SenatorS BRYANT AND LEVENTIS spoke on the Bill.

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

S. 1236 (Word version) -- Senators Scott and Nicholson: A SENATE RESOLUTION TO HONOR THE REVEREND CALVIN ROBINSON FOR HIS TWENTY-TWO YEARS OF GOSPEL MINISTRY AS PASTOR OF BETHLEHEM MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH IN SALUDA, AND TO WISH HIM GOD'S RICHEST BLESSINGS AS HE CONTINUES TO SERVE THE LORD.
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The Senate Resolution was adopted.

S. 1237 (Word version) -- Senator Courson: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO DECLARE MARCH 2012 AS "HOME SCHOOL RECOGNITION MONTH" IN SOUTH CAROLINA, TO RECOGNIZE THE DILIGENT EFFORTS OF HOME SCHOOLING PARENTS AND THE ACADEMIC SUCCESS OF THEIR STUDENTS, AND TO EXPRESS SINCERE APPRECIATION FOR THEIR FOCUS ON THE WELL-BEING AND OVERALL ACHIEVEMENTS OF THEIR CHILDREN.
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The Concurrent Resolution was introduced and referred to the Committee on Education.

S. 1238 (Word version) -- Senator S. Martin: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION NAME THE PORTION OF SOUTH CAROLINA HIGHWAY 150 IN SPARTANBURG COUNTY FROM ITS INTERSECTION WITH UNITED STATES HIGHWAY 176 TO THE SPARTANBURG/CHEROKEE COUNTY LINE "ERNIE WHITE MEMORIAL HIGHWAY" AND ERECT APPROPRIATE MARKERS OR SIGNS ALONG THIS PORTION OF HIGHWAY THAT CONTAIN THE WORDS "ERNIE WHITE MEMORIAL HIGHWAY".
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The Concurrent Resolution was introduced and referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Last Updated: February 16, 2012 at 3:30 PM