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

INTRODUCTION OF BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS

FOR MARCH 8, 2012

S. 1324 (Word version) -- Senator Ryberg: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 40-57-40, RELATING TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA REAL ESTATE COMMISSION, TO ADD A COMMISSIONER TO BE APPOINTED FROM THE SEVENTH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT; TO AMEND SECTION 40-59-10, RELATING TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA RESIDENTIAL BUILDERS COMMISSION, TO ADD A MEMBER TO BE APPOINTED FROM THE SEVENTH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT; TO AMEND SECTION 40-81-50, RELATING TO THE STATE ATHLETIC COMMISSION, TO ADD A COMMISSIONER TO BE APPOINTED FROM THE SEVENTH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT; AND TO AMEND SECTION 41-43-30, RELATING TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA JOBS ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY, TO ADD A COMMISSIONER TO BE APPOINTED FROM THE SEVENTH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry.

S. 1325 (Word version) -- Senators Grooms, Thomas, Ford, Gregory, Bryant, Cleary, Fair, McConnell, Shoopman, Verdin, Bright, Davis, Campbell, Campsen, Peeler and Ryberg: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 12-6-1145 SO AS TO AUTHORIZE A DEDUCTION IN COMPUTING STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA TAXABLE INCOME UP TO SPECIFIED AMOUNTS FOR TUITION PAID BY A PARENT OR LEGAL GUARDIAN FOR THEIR CHILD OR WARD TO ATTEND AN INDEPENDENT SCHOOL OR A PUBLIC SCHOOL OUTSIDE THE CHILD'S OR WARD'S SCHOOL DISTRICT OF RESIDENCE, AND ALSO TO AUTHORIZE A SIMILAR INCOME TAX DEDUCTION UP TO A SPECIFIED AMOUNT TO A PARENT OR LEGAL GUARDIAN FOR HOME SCHOOL EXPENDITURES; AND BY ADDING SECTION 12-6-1146 SO AS TO AUTHORIZE A CREDIT AGAINST A TAXPAYER'S SOUTH CAROLINA INCOME TAX LIABILITY OR CERTAIN OTHER TAX LIABILITY FOR CONTRIBUTIONS MADE TO NONPROFIT SCHOLARSHIP FUNDING ORGANIZATIONS THAT PROVIDE GRANTS FOR CHILDREN WHO ARE ELIGIBLE FOR THE FEDERAL FREE OR REDUCED SCHOOL LUNCH PROGRAM, WHO ARE "EXCEPTIONAL NEEDS" CHILDREN, OR WHOSE FAMILIES MEET THE REQUIREMENTS FOR FEDERAL MEDICAID BENEFITS TO ATTEND INDEPENDENT SCHOOLS OF THEIR CHOICE, AND TO PROVIDE THE PROCEDURES FOR, AND CONDITIONS AND LIMITATIONS OF THESE TAX CREDITS.
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Senator GROOMS spoke on the Bill.

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

S. 1326 (Word version) -- Senators Jackson, Sheheen, Setzler and Knotts: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 8 TO CHAPTER 5, TITLE 43 SO AS TO ESTABLISH THE SOUTH CAROLINA FOOD BANK FINANCING FUND TO RECEIVE CONTRIBUTIONS TO BE DISTRIBUTED TO FOOD BANKS ACCORDING TO THE DESIGNATION OF THE CONTRIBUTOR; TO PROVIDE FOR DISTRIBUTION OF FUNDS NOT DESIGNATED FOR A SPECIFIC FOOD BANK; TO PROVIDE THAT A FOOD BANK MUST BE A MEMBER IN GOOD STANDING WITH THE SOUTH CAROLINA FOOD BANK ASSOCIATION OR FEEDING AMERICA TO BE ELIGIBLE TO RECEIVE THESE FUNDS; AND TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-5060, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO CONTRIBUTIONS TO VARIOUS FUNDS AS DESIGNATED BY AN INDIVIDUAL ON AN INCOME TAX RETURN, SO AS TO AUTHORIZE CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA FOOD BANK FINANCING FUND.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Last Updated: March 8, 2012 at 1:03 PM