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

INTRODUCTION OF BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS

FOR APRIL 19, 2012

S. 1462 (Word version) -- Senator McGill: A SENATE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE MRS. MAYBELL LANGLEY DAVIS ON THE OCCASION OF HER NINETY-NINTH BIRTHDAY, AND TO WISH HER A JOYOUS BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION AND MANY YEARS OF CONTINUED HEALTH AND HAPPINESS.
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The Senate Resolution was adopted.

S. 1463 (Word version) -- Senator Hayes: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 57-23-860 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AND THE CITY OF ROCK HILL MAY MOW AND MAINTAIN ROADSIDE VEGETATION THIRTY FEET FROM THE PAVEMENT ON INTERSTATE 77 AT CERTAIN INTERCHANGES.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Transportation.

S. 1464 (Word version) -- Senators L. Martin, Grooms and Rose: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-1535, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO SPEEDING IN WORK ZONES AND PENALTIES ASSOCIATED WITH SPEEDING IN WORK ZONES, SO AS TO DELETE THIS PROVISION AND PROVIDE A DEFINITION FOR THE TERMS "HIGHWAY WORK ZONE" AND "HIGHWAY WORKER", TO CREATE THE OFFENSES OF "ENDANGERMENT OF A HIGHWAY WORKER" AND "AGGRAVATED ENDANGERMENT OF A HIGHWAY WORKER", AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR BOTH OFFENSES; TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-720, RELATING TO THE POINT SYSTEM ESTABLISHED FOR THE EVALUATION OF THE DRIVING RECORD OF PERSONS OPERATING MOTOR VEHICLES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT "ENDANGERMENT OF A HIGHWAY WORKER" AND "AGGRAVATED ENDANGERMENT OF A HIGHWAY WORKER" ARE TWO POINT VIOLATIONS; AND TO REPEAL SECTION 56-5-1536 RELATING TO DRIVING IN TEMPORARY WORK ZONES AND PENALTIES FOR UNLAWFUL DRIVING IN TEMPORARY WORK ZONES.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Transportation.

S. 1465 (Word version) -- Fish, Game and Forestry Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE BOARD OF REGISTRATION FOR FORESTERS, RELATING TO REQUIREMENTS OF LICENSURE FOR FORESTERS, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 4234, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
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Read the first time and ordered placed on the Calendar without reference.

S. 1466 (Word version) -- Senator Ryberg: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO DESIGNATE THE THIRD WEEK IN APRIL 2012 AS "SHAKEN BABY SYNDROME AWARENESS WEEK" TO RAISE AWARENESS REGARDING SHAKEN BABY SYNDROME AND TO COMMEND THE HOSPITALS, CHILD CARE COUNCILS, SCHOOLS, AND OTHER ORGANIZATIONS THAT EDUCATE PARENTS AND CAREGIVERS ON HOW TO PROTECT CHILDREN FROM ABUSE.
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On motion of Senator RYBERG, with unanimous consent, the Concurrent Resolution was adopted and ordered sent to the House.

S. 1467 (Word version) -- Senators Hutto, Campbell and Campsen: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 40-1-43, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE ISSUANCE OF A LICENSE, ALONE, BY THE DIVISION OF PROFESSIONAL AND OCCUPATIONAL LICENSING OF THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING, AND REGULATION DOES NOT CREATE A COMMON LAW DUTY OF DUE CARE FOR THE LICENSE HOLDER, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE LICENSE HOLDER CANNOT BE HELD PERSONALLY LIABLE IN TORT SOLELY BY REASON OF BEING A LICENSE HOLDER.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

S. 1468 (Word version) -- Senator Hayes: A SENATE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR THE OUTSTANDING SCHOOL LEADERSHIP OF DENISE KHAALID, ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL AT SOUTH POINTE HIGH SCHOOL, AND TO CONGRATULATE HER UPON BEING NAMED THE 2012 NATIONAL NASSP/VIRCO ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL OF THE YEAR.
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The Senate Resolution was adopted.

S. 1469 (Word version) -- Senator Malloy: A BILL TO AMEND ACT 748 OF 1978, AS AMENDED RELATING TO THE BOARD OF EDUCATION OF DARLINGTON COUNTY, TO RESTRICT THE AUTHORITY OF THE BOARD TO INCREASE THE TAX LEVY WITHOUT THE APPROVAL OF A VOTE OF THE COUNTY ELECTORATE.
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Read the first time and ordered placed on the Local and Uncontested Calendar.

Last Updated: April 19, 2012 at 3:25 PM