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

INTRODUCTION OF BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS

FOR APRIL 11, 2012

S. 1424 (Word version) -- Senator Cleary: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 12, TITLE 58, SOUTH CAROLINA CODE OF LAWS, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 58-12-550, SO AS TO AUTHORIZE COUNTY GOVERNMENT TO DETERMINE THE DEMAND MARKET AREA AND FOR NOTICE OF ITS DETERMINATION TO THE NIELSON COMPANY, THE FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION AND ITS LEGISLATIVE DELEGATION; TO AMEND CHAPTER 12, TITLE 58 BY ADDING SECTION 58-12-560, SO AS TO GIVE A CAUSE OF ACTION FOR ANY PERSON WHO SUFFERS FROM PERSONAL INJURY, WRONGFUL DEATH OR LESS OF PROPERTY DUE TO THE LACK OF NOTICE OF A LOCAL WARNING OR ALERT THROUGH TELEVISION AS A RESULT OF THE DEMAND MARKET AREA AS DETERMINED BY AN ENTITY OTHER THAN THE COUNTY GOVERNMENT; TO AMEND SECTION 4-9-30, SO AS TO ADD DETERMINATION OF A DEMAND MARKET AREA TO THE LIST OF ENUMERATED POWERS FOR COUNTY GOVERNMENT; AND TO AMEND SECTION 4-9-1030, SO AS TO ADD DETERMINATION OF A DEMAND MARKET AREA TO THE LIST OF DUTIES OF A COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

S. 1425 (Word version) -- Senator Massey: A JOINT RESOLUTION PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO ARTICLE III, SECTION 36(B)(2) OF THE CONSTITUTION OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1895, RELATING TO APPROPRIATIONS FROM THE CAPITAL RESERVE FUND, TO PROHIBIT FUNDS FROM BEING EXPENDED FOR OTHER NONRECURRING PURPOSES.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

S. 1426 (Word version) -- Senator Cleary: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 12, TITLE 58, SOUTH CAROLINA CODE OF LAWS, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 58-12-550, SO AS TO AUTHORIZE COUNTY GOVERNMENT TO DETERMINE THE DEMAND MARKET AREA AND FOR NOTICE OF ITS DETERMINATION TO THE NIELSON COMPANY, THE FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION AND ITS LEGISLATIVE DELEGATION; TO AMEND SECTION 4-9-30, SO AS TO ADD DETERMINATION OF A DEMAND MARKET AREA TO THE LIST OF ENUMERATED POWERS FOR COUNTY GOVERNMENT; AND TO AMEND SECTION 4-9-1030, SO AS TO ADD DETERMINATION OF A DEMAND MARKET AREA TO THE LIST OF DUTIES OF A COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

S. 1427 (Word version) -- Senator Cleary: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 12, TITLE 58, SOUTH CAROLINA CODE OF LAWS, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 58-12-550, SO AS TO AUTHORIZE COUNTY GOVERNMENT TO DETERMINE THE DEMAND MARKET AREA AND FOR NOTICE OF ITS DETERMINATION TO THE NIELSON COMPANY, THE FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION AND ITS LEGISLATIVE DELEGATION; TO AMEND CHAPTER 12, TITLE 58 BY ADDING SECTION 58-12-570, SO AS TO PROVIDE A CAUSE OF ACTION FOR ANY BUSINESS WHO SUFFERS ECONOMIC DAMAGE AS A RESULT OF THE DETERMINATION OF THE DEMAND MARKET AREA, OTHER THAN THE COUNTY GOVERNMENT IN WHICH THE BUSINESS IS LOCATED; TO AMEND SECTION 4-9-30, SO AS TO ADD DETERMINATION OF A DEMAND MARKET AREA TO THE LIST OF ENUMERATED POWERS FOR COUNTY GOVERNMENT; AND TO AMEND SECTION 4-9-1030, SO AS TO ADD DETERMINATION OF A DEMAND MARKET AREA TO THE LIST OF DUTIES OF A COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

S. 1428 (Word version) -- Senators Lourie, Hutto, Sheheen and Coleman: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, TO ENACT THE "TRANSPARENCY IN ETHICS ACT", BY AMENDING SECTION 8-13-540, RELATING TO INVESTIGATIONS AND HEARINGS CONDUCTED BY THE RESPECTIVE ETHICS COMMITTEES OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES AND THE SENATE, TO PROVIDE THAT RECORDS RELATING TO INVESTIGATIONS ARE NOT CONFIDENTIAL AFTER PROBABLE CAUSE OF AN ETHICS VIOLATION HAS BEEN FOUND, AND TO PROVIDE THAT HEARINGS ARE SUBJECT TO THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

S. 1429 (Word version) -- Senator Alexander: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 44-36-330, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO APPOINTMENT BY THE GOVERNOR OF MEMBERS TO THE ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE AND RELATED DISORDERS RESOURCE COORDINATION CENTER ADVISORY COUNCIL, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR SHALL APPOINT MEMBERS TO THE COUNCIL.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Medical Affairs.

S. 1430 (Word version) -- Senator Elliott: A SENATE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR MRS. DELORIA ARMSTRONG UPON THE OCCASION OF HER RETIREMENT AFTER THIRTY-SIX YEARS OF DEVOTED SERVICE AS A TEACHER IN THE HORRY COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT, AND TO WISH HER CONTINUED SUCCESS AND HAPPINESS IN ALL HER FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
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The Senate Resolution was adopted.

S. 1431 (Word version) -- Senators Leatherman, Campbell, Grooms, Alexander, L. Martin, Coleman, Ford, Cleary, Hutto, McGill, Nicholson, Anderson, Williams, Pinckney, Hayes, O'Dell, Land, Malloy, Jackson, Matthews, Elliott, Setzler, Fair, Reese, Lourie and Sheheen: A BILL TO AMEND ACT 1377 OF 1968, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF STATE CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT BONDS, SO AS TO AUTHORIZE ADDITIONAL PROJECTS AND CONFORM THE AGGREGATE PRINCIPAL INDEBTEDNESS AMOUNT TO THE ADDITIONAL AMOUNTS AUTHORIZED BY THIS ACT.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S. 1432 (Word version) -- Senators Knotts, Alexander, Anderson, Bright, Bryant, Campbell, Campsen, Cleary, Coleman, Courson, Cromer, Davis, Elliott, Fair, Ford, Gregory, Grooms, Hayes, Hutto, Jackson, Land, Leatherman, Leventis, Lourie, Malloy, L. Martin, S. Martin, Massey, Matthews, McGill, Nicholson, O'Dell, Peeler, Pinckney, Rankin, Reese, Rose, Ryberg, Scott, Setzler, Sheheen, Shoopman, Thomas, Verdin and Williams: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION ERECT APPROPRIATE MARKERS OR SIGNS ALONG THE EAST AND WEST BOUND LANES OF INTERSTATE HIGHWAY 20 AT MILE MARKER 49 THAT CONTAIN THE WORDS "SCHP PATROLMAN BEN W. STRICKLAND MEMORIAL HIGHWAY".
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The Concurrent Resolution was adopted, ordered sent to the House.

Last Updated: April 11, 2012 at 5:52 PM