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

INTRODUCTION OF BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS

FOR FEBRUARY 22, 2012

S. 1243 (Word version) -- Senators McConnell, Malloy, Rose, Land, Setzler and L. Martin: A BILL TO AMEND TITLE 62, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA PROBATE CODE, SO AS TO, AMONG OTHER THINGS, DEFINE THE JURISDICTION OF THE PROBATE CODE, TO DETERMINE INTESTATE SUCCESSION, TO PROVIDE FOR THE PROCESS OF EXECUTING A WILL, TO PROVIDE FOR THE PROCESS TO PROBATE AND ADMINISTER A WILL, TO PROVIDE FOR LOCAL AND FOREIGN PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVES, TO PROVIDE FOR THE PROTECTION OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES, TO PROVIDE FOR THE GOVERNANCE OF NONPROBATE TRANSFERS, AND TO AMEND THE SOUTH CAROLINA TRUST CODE; AND TO AMEND CHAPTER 6, TITLE 27, RELATING TO THE RULE AGAINST PERPETUITIES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT NO RULE AGAINST PERPETUITIES SHALL BE IN FORCE IN THIS STATE.
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Senator MCCONNELL spoke on the Bill.

Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

S. 1244 (Word version) -- Senator S. Martin: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 3, TITLE 29 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING GENERALLY TO MORTGAGES AND DEEDS OF TRUST, BY ADDING SECTION 29-3-110 TO REQUIRE NOTICE TO A MORTGAGE HOLDER UPON A SALE OR OTHER TRANSFER OF INTEREST IN THE PROPERTY SUBJECT TO THE MORTGAGE TO A BUSINESS ENTITY IF THE MORTGAGOR HAS AN INTEREST IN THE BUSINESS ENTITY ACQUIRING AN INTEREST IN THE PROPERTY.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Banking and Insurance.

S. 1245 (Word version) -- Senators Setzler, Massey and Ryberg: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 47-9-710, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS FOR PURPOSES OF EQUINE LIABILITY IMMUNITY, SO AS TO INCLUDE TRAIL RIDING IN THE DEFINITION OF "EQUINE ACTIVITY" AND TO EXPAND THE DEFINITION OF "EQUINE ACTIVITY SPONSOR" TO INCLUDE A LANDOWNER WHO HAS GIVEN PERMISSION FOR THE USE OF HIS LAND FOR AN EQUINE ACTIVITY; AND TO AMEND SECTION 47-9-730, RELATING TO WARNING SIGNS REQUIRED TO BE POSTED BY EQUINE PROFESSIONALS AND EQUINE ACTIVITY SPONSORS, SO AS TO INCLUDE A REQUIREMENT THAT WARNING SIGNS ARE TO BE POSTED AT THE ENTRANCE TO RIDING TRAILS.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Natural Resources.

S. 1246 (Word version) -- Senators Lourie and McConnell: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 47-1-40, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO CRUELTY TO ANIMALS, SO AS TO REVISE CERTAIN CRIMINAL PENALTIES.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Natural Resources.

S. 1247 (Word version) -- Senators Alexander, Rankin and Hutto: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 58-3-250 OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA CODE OF LAWS, 1976, TO ALLOW THE PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION TO SERVE A FINAL ORDER OR DECISION BY ELECTRONIC SERVICE, REGISTERED MAIL, OR CERTIFIED MAIL.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

S. 1248 (Word version) -- Senator Coleman: A SENATE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR GARY FREEMAN OF WINNSBORO, PIT MASTER OF CAN'T QUIT SMOKING, ON HIS TEAM'S FIRST-PLACE FINISH IN THE 2011 SOUTH CAROLINA BARBEQUE ASSOCIATION MASTER BARBEQUE COMPETITION, AND TO CONGRATULATE MR. FREEMAN AND HIS FELLOW CHEFS ON BEING NAMED 2011 SOUTH CAROLINA STATE CHAMPION BARBEQUE TEAM.
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The Senate Resolution was adopted.

S. 1249 (Word version) -- Senator Coleman: A SENATE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR GEORGE KING OF WINNSBORO, PIT MASTER OF CAN'T QUIT SMOKING, ON HIS TEAM'S FIRST-PLACE FINISH IN THE 2011 SOUTH CAROLINA BARBEQUE ASSOCIATION MASTER BARBEQUE COMPETITION, AND TO CONGRATULATE MR. KING AND HIS FELLOW CHEFS ON BEING NAMED 2011 SOUTH CAROLINA STATE CHAMPION BARBEQUE TEAM.
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The Senate Resolution was adopted.

S. 1250 (Word version) -- Senator Fair: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION MEMORIALIZING THE MEMBERS OF THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO PROPOSE THE PARENTAL RIGHTS AMENDMENT TO THE STATES FOR RATIFICATION.
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The Concurrent Resolution was introduced and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

S. 1251 (Word version) -- Senator Fair: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION RECOGNIZING THE DESTRUCTIVE AND INSIDIOUS NATURE OF UNITED NATIONS AGENDA 21 AND REJECTING ITS RADICAL POLICIES AND ANY GRANT MONIES ATTACHED TO IT.
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The Concurrent Resolution was introduced and referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Natural Resources.

S. 1252 (Word version) -- Senator Fair: A SENATE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND SYLVIA GUY KITCHENS OF RICHLAND COUNTY UPON THE OCCASION OF HER RETIREMENT FROM THE SOUTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF JUVENILE JUSTICE AND TO WISH HER CONTINUED SUCCESS AND HAPPINESS IN ALL HER FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
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The Senate Resolution was adopted.

H. 4749 (Word version) -- Rep. Thayer: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES NAME ITS HEADQUARTERS BUILDING LOCATED AT 10311 WILSON BOULEVARD, BLYTHEWOOD, SOUTH CAROLINA THE "COLONEL AND MRS. CHARLES P. MURRAY, JR. BUILDING".
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The Concurrent Resolution was introduced and referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Last Updated: February 22, 2012 at 7:21 PM