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

INTRODUCTION OF BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS

FOR FEBRUARY 21, 2012

S. 1239 (Word version) -- Senator Hayes: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 3 TO CHAPTER 61, TITLE 15 SO AS TO ENACT THE "UNIFORM PARTITION OF HEIRS PROPERTY ACT"; TO PROVIDE RELATED DEFINITIONS, TO PROVIDE FOR THE APPLICABILITY OF THE ARTICLE, THE OBLIGATION OF A COURT TO DETERMINE WHETHER SUBJECT PROPERTY IS HEIRS PROPERTY, AND TO PROVIDE INCONSISTENCIES IN CHAPTER 61, TITLE 15 BE RESOLVED IN FAVOR OF PROVISIONS IN ARTICLE 3; TO PROVIDE FOR NOTICE BY PUBLICATION AND THE EFFECT OF THE ARTICLE ON RELATED LIMITATIONS; TO IMPOSE CERTAIN REQUIREMENTS FOR COMMISSIONERS APPOINTED BY THE COURT; TO PROVIDE PROCEDURES FOR THE COURT TO FOLLOW IN DETERMINING THE VALUE OF HEIRS PROPERTY; TO PROVIDE A PROCEDURE FOR A COTENANT BUYOUT; TO PROVIDE PETITION ALTERNATIVES; TO PROVIDE CONSIDERATIONS APPLICABLE TO A PARTITION IN KIND; TO PROVIDE PROCEDURES FOR OPEN-MARKET SALES, SEALED BIDS, OR AUCTIONS; TO IMPOSE A REPORTING REQUIREMENT ON A BROKER APPOINTED TO OFFER HEIRS PROPERTY FOR OPEN-MARKET SALE; TO REQUIRE CERTAIN CONSIDERATIONS BE MADE TO PROMOTE UNIFORMITY OF THE APPLICATION AND CONSTRUCTION OF THIS ACT; TO SPECIFY HOW THE ACT MODIFIES CERTAIN FEDERAL ACTS PERTAINING TO ELECTRONIC SIGNATURES; AND TO DESIGNATE THE EXISTING PROVISIONS OF CHAPTER 61 AS ARTICLE 1.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

S. 1240 (Word version) -- Senators Campbell, Bryant and Grooms: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 41-35-20 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO THE PAYMENT OF UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS BASED ON CERTAIN SERVICES IN SCHOOLS OR INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION, TO INCLUDE SERVICES PROVIDED BY SUBSTITUTE TEACHERS UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.
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Senator CAMPBELL spoke on the Bill.

Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry.

S. 1241 (Word version) -- Senator Bryant: A SENATE RESOLUTION TO HONOR AND COMMEND MR. BRYAN MOON FOR HIS DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AS A SOUTH CAROLINA STATE CONSTABLE FOR THIRTY-ONE YEARS.
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The Senate Resolution was adopted.

S. 1242 (Word version) -- Senators Jackson and Matthews: A SENATE RESOLUTION TO HONOR THE TUSKEGEE AIRMEN UPON THE RELEASE OF THE MOTION PICTURE RED TAILS, WHICH FOCUSES ON THE COURAGEOUS EXPLOITS OF THESE WORLD WAR II AFRICAN-AMERICAN AVIATORS, AND TO ENCOURAGE THE PEOPLE OF THE PALMETTO STATE TO ATTEND THIS FINE PRODUCTION.
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The Senate Resolution was adopted.

Last Updated: February 21, 2012 at 3:35 PM