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

INTRODUCTION OF BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS

FOR MARCH 21, 2012

S. 1357 (Word version) -- Senator Fair: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 14-1-250 SO AS TO REQUIRE THE USE OF TWO-WAY CLOSED CIRCUIT TELEVISION OR VIDEOCONFERENCING SYSTEMS OF PERSONS CONFINED IN A LOCAL OR STATE CORRECTIONAL FACILITY OR A JUVENILE DETENTION FACILITY IN CERTAIN COURT PROCEEDINGS.
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Senator FAIR spoke on the Bill.

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

S. 1358 (Word version) -- Senators Courson, Land, Campbell and L. Martin: A SENATE RESOLUTION TO URGE THE CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES AND THE MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION TO SUPPORT LEGISLATION REAUTHORIZING THE EXPORT-IMPORT BANK OF THE UNITED STATES FOR AN ADDITIONAL FOUR YEARS BECAUSE FAILURE TO DO SO WOULD CREATE AN ADVERSE IMPACT ON THE FUTURE ECONOMIC GROWTH OF SOUTH CAROLINA AND THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA.
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The Senate Resolution was introduced and referred to the Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry.

S. 1359 (Word version) -- Senators Courson, Land, Campbell and L. Martin: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO URGE THE CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES AND THE MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION TO SUPPORT LEGISLATION REAUTHORIZING THE EXPORT-IMPORT BANK OF THE UNITED STATES FOR AN ADDITIONAL FOUR YEARS BECAUSE FAILURE TO DO SO WOULD CREATE AN ADVERSE IMPACT ON THE FUTURE ECONOMIC GROWTH OF SOUTH CAROLINA AND THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA.
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The Concurrent Resolution was introduced and referred to the Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry.

S. 1360 (Word version) -- Senator Massey: A BILL TO AMEND ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 9, TITLE 4 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO GENERAL PROVISIONS CONCERNING COUNTY GOVERNMENT, BY ADDING SECTION 4-9-200 TO PROVIDE THAT THE GOVERNING BODY OF A COUNTY MAY IMPOSE TERM LIMITS ON THE MEMBERS OF THE GOVERNING BODY, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE PROCEDURE FOR IMPOSING THE TERM LIMITS.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

S. 1361 (Word version) -- Senator Alexander: A SENATE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND THE USE OF REFORMED MILITARY COMMISSIONS AT THE TRIAL OF ALLEGED TERRORISTS WHO WERE INVOLVED WITH ATTACKING INNOCENT AMERICANS, INTENTIONALLY CAUSING SERIOUS BODILY INJURIES, MURDER IN VIOLATION OF THE LAW OF WAR, AND PROVIDING MATERIAL SUPPORT OF TERRORISM.
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The Senate Resolution was introduced and referred to the General Committee.

S. 1362 (Word version) -- Senator Ford: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 59-127-20, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF SOUTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE CURRENT TERM OF ANY PRESENT MEMBER OF THE BOARD ELECTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY WHO HAS SERVED MORE THAN ONE FULL FOUR-YEAR TERM ON THE BOARD IS TERMINATED ON THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS PROVISION AND HIS SUCCESSOR MUST BE SELECTED IN THE MANNER PRESCRIBED BY LAW, AND TO PROVIDE THAT ANY PRESENT MEMBER OF THE BOARD ELECTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY WHOSE CURRENT TERM IS CURTAILED BY THIS PROVISION IS ELIGIBLE FOR REELECTION TO THE BOARD.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Education.

S. 1363 (Word version) -- Senator Scott: A SENATE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND BENEDICT COLLEGE, THE SOUTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, THE FEDERAL HIGHWAY ADMINISTRATION SOUTH CAROLINA DIVISION, THE SOUTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY, AND THE FEDERAL MOTOR CARRIER SAFETY ADMINISTRATION FOR PARTNERING TO HOST THE "2012 THIRD ANNUAL TRANSPORTATION SUMMIT: THE IMPORTANCE OF TRANSPORTATION SAFETY AND INNOVATION" ON MARCH 23, 2012, AND TO ENCOURAGE OTHER SOUTH CAROLINA COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES TO COOPERATE WITH LIKE-MINDED ORGANIZATIONS AND AGENCIES TO HEIGHTEN PUBLIC AWARENESS AND EDUCATION CONCERNING THE ISSUE OF TRANSPORTATION SAFETY AND INNOVATIVE LEGISLATION.
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The Senate Resolution was adopted.

H. 4603 (Word version) -- Reps. Rutherford and McCoy: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 17-22-50, AS AMENDED, AND SECTION 17-22-60, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PERSONS WHO MAY NOT BE CONSIDERED FOR PARTICIPATION IN A PRETRIAL INTERVENTION PROGRAM AND PROGRAM ELIGIBILITY, RESPECTIVELY, BOTH SO AS TO ALLOW A PERSON TO PARTICIPATE IN A PROGRAM MORE THAN ONCE WITH THE SOLICITOR'S CONSENT.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

H. 4680 (Word version) -- Rep. Bannister: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 17-25-65, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO REDUCTION OF A SENTENCE WHEN A DEFENDANT PROVIDES SUBSTANTIAL ASSISTANCE IN INVESTIGATING OR PROSECUTING ANOTHER PERSON, SO AS TO DELETE THE REQUIREMENT THAT THE ASSISTANCE BE PROVIDED AFTER SENTENCING AND CLARIFY THAT A DEFENDANT'S SENTENCE MAY BE REDUCED BELOW THE MINIMUM TERM OF IMPRISONMENT PROVIDED BY LAW UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

H. 4966 (Word version) -- Reps. Corbin, Loftis and Barfield: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION NAME THE INTERCHANGE LOCATED AT THE INTERSECTION OF UNITED STATES HIGHWAYS 25 AND 276 IN GREENVILLE COUNTY "HOVIE LISTER INTERCHANGE" AND ERECT APPROPRIATE MARKERS OR SIGNS AT THIS INTERSECTION THAT CONTAIN THE WORDS "HOVIE LISTER INTERCHANGE".
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The Concurrent Resolution was introduced and referred to the Committee on Transportation.

H. 4984 (Word version) -- Reps. Pitts, White, Funderburk and Harrell: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO MEMORIALIZE THE CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES TO ENACT WITHOUT DELAY H.R. 3061, THE "FLEXIBILITY IN REBUILDING AMERICAN FISHERIES ACT OF 2011" WHICH, AMONG OTHER PROVISIONS, EXTENDS THE TIME PERIOD FOR REBUILDING CERTAIN OVERFISHED FISHERIES, REQUIRES BETTER INFORMATION TO BE CONSIDERED IN THE MANAGEMENT OF FEDERAL FISHERIES.
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The Concurrent Resolution was introduced and referred to the Committee on Fish, Game and Forestry.

H. 5037 (Word version) -- Reps. Harrell, Bannister, Hardwick, Harrison, Howard, Lucas, Ott, Owens, Sandifer and White: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO URGE THE CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES AND THE MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION TO SUPPORT LEGISLATION REAUTHORIZING THE EXPORT-IMPORT BANK OF THE UNITED STATES FOR AN ADDITIONAL FOUR YEARS BECAUSE FAILURE TO DO SO WOULD CREATE AN ADVERSE IMPACT ON THE FUTURE ECONOMIC GROWTH OF SOUTH CAROLINA AND THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA.
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The Concurrent Resolution was introduced and referred to the Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry.

Last Updated: March 21, 2012 at 5:18 PM