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

INTRODUCTION OF BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS

FOR JUNE 5, 2012

S. 1570 (Word version) -- Senators Malloy and Pinckney: A SENATE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND MARY LOUISE CONGDON PRICE OF COLUMBIA FOR HER TWENTY-EIGHT YEARS OF OUTSTANDING AND DEDICATED SERVICE AS A STAFF MEMBER OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA SENATE, TO CONGRATULATE HER ON THE OCCASION OF HER RETIREMENT, AND TO WISH HER MUCH SUCCESS AND HAPPINESS IN ALL HER FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
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The Senate Resolution was adopted.

S. 1571 (Word version) -- Senator Setzler: A SENATE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR EMILY SUE DAWSON WHITE FOR FORTY-FIVE YEARS OF OUTSTANDING AND SELFLESS SERVICE TO THE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA ATHLETICS DEPARTMENT AND FOR HER UNDYING DEVOTION TO GAMECOCK SPORTS.
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The Senate Resolution was adopted.

S. 1572 (Word version) -- Senator Elliott: A SENATE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE JOHN W. JENRETTE, JR., OF HORRY COUNTY FOR HIS MANY YEARS OF PUBLIC SERVICE IN LOCAL, STATE, AND FEDERAL GOVERNMENT.
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The Senate Resolution was adopted.

S. 1573 (Word version) -- Senator Malloy: A SENATE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE THOMAS ASHRIELL "TERRY" SLATER, DIRECTOR OF CHORAL ACTIVITIES AT LEE CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL, FOR HIS MANY YEARS OF EXEMPLARY SERVICE AS A MUSIC TEACHER AND TO CONGRATULATE HIM ON BEING INDUCTED INTO THE LEE COUNTY OPERA HOUSE WALL OF FAME BY THE LEE COUNTY ARTS COUNCIL.
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The Senate Resolution was adopted.

S. 1574 (Word version) -- Senator Setzler: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO MEMORIALIZE THE CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES TO SEEK THE WITHDRAWAL OF THE UNITED STATES PREVENTIVE SERVICES TASK FORCE RECOMMENDATION AGAINST PROSTATE-SPECIFIC ANTIGEN-BASED SCREENING FOR PROSTATE CANCER FOR MEN IN ALL AGE GROUPS.
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On motion of Senator SETZLER, with unanimous consent, the Concurrent Resolution was introduced and ordered placed on the Calendar without reference.

S. 1575 (Word version) -- Senators Scott, Alexander, Anderson, Bright, Bryant, Campbell, Campsen, Cleary, Coleman, Courson, Cromer, Davis, Elliott, Fair, Ford, Gregory, Grooms, Hayes, Hutto, Jackson, Knotts, Land, Leatherman, Leventis, Lourie, Malloy, L. Martin, S. Martin, Massey, Matthews, McGill, Nicholson, O'Dell, Peeler, Pinckney, Rankin, Reese, Rose, Ryberg, Setzler, Sheheen, Shoopman, Thomas, Verdin and Williams: A SENATE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR MYRON E. THOMAS, DIRECTOR OF BANDS AT EAU CLAIRE HIGH SCHOOL, UPON THE OCCASION OF HIS RETIREMENT AFTER TWENTY-FIVE YEARS OF OUTSTANDING SERVICE AT THE SCHOOL, AND TO WISH HIM CONTINUED SUCCESS AND HAPPINESS IN ALL HIS FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
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The Senate Resolution was adopted.

S. 1576 (Word version) -- Senators Courson, Alexander, Anderson, Bright, Bryant, Campbell, Campsen, Cleary, Coleman, Cromer, Davis, Elliott, Fair, Ford, Grooms, Gregory, Hayes, Hutto, Jackson, Knotts, 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 SENATE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND THE HONORABLE JOHN C. LAND, III, ONE OF SOUTH CAROLINA'S MOST ADMIRED STATESMAN FOR A LIFETIME OF UNSELFISH PUBLIC SERVICE TO HIS COMMUNITY, STATE, AND NATION, AND TO EXPRESS DEEP GRATITUDE TO HIM ON BEHALF OF A GRATEFUL STATE FOR ALL THAT HE HAS DONE FOR SOUTH CAROLINA AS HE RETIRES FROM THE SENATE AFTER SERVING THIRTY-SEVEN YEARS IN THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY.
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The Senate Resolution was adopted.

S. 1577 (Word version) -- Senator Land: A SENATE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR JOSEPH LYDE "JOE" GRAHAM, JR., UPON THE OCCASION OF HIS RETIREMENT AFTER THIRTY-TWO AND ONE-HALF YEARS OF OUTSTANDING SERVICE AS A TOWN COUNCILMAN FOR THE TOWN OF TIMMONSVILLE, AND TO WISH HIM CONTINUED SUCCESS AND HAPPINESS IN ALL HIS FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
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The Senate Resolution was adopted.

S. 1578 (Word version) -- Senators Courson, Alexander, Anderson, Bright, Bryant, Campbell, Campsen, Cleary, Coleman, Cromer, Davis, Elliott, Fair, Ford, Grooms, Gregory, Hayes, Hutto, Jackson, Knotts, Land, Leatherman, 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 SENATE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND THE HONORABLE PHIL P. LEVENTIS FOR THIRTY-ONE YEARS OF DISTINGUISHED SERVICE UPON THE OCCASION OF HIS RETIREMENT FROM THE SOUTH CAROLINA SENATE, AND TO EXPRESS DEEP APPRECIATION FOR HIS CONTRIBUTIONS TO OUR STATE AND TO HIS CONSTITUENTS.
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The Senate Resolution was adopted.

S. 1579 (Word version) -- Senators Courson, Alexander, Anderson, Bright, Bryant, Campbell, Campsen, Cleary, Coleman, Cromer, Davis, Elliott, Fair, Ford, Grooms, Gregory, Hayes, Hutto, Jackson, Knotts, Land, Leatherman, Leventis, Lourie, Malloy, L. Martin, S. Martin, Massey, Matthews, McGill, Nicholson, O'Dell, Peeler, Pinckney, Rankin, Reese, Rose, Scott, Setzler, Sheheen, Shoopman, Thomas, Verdin and Williams: A SENATE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND THE HONORABLE W. GREG RYBERG, OF AIKEN COUNTY, FOR HIS NINETEEN YEARS OF DEDICATION AND COMMITMENT IN SERVING AS A MEMBER OF THE SENATE, AND TO WISH HIM SUCCESS AND HAPPINESS IN ALL HIS FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
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The Senate Resolution was adopted.

S. 1580 (Word version) -- Senators Courson, Alexander, Bright, Bryant, Campbell, Campsen, Cleary, Coleman, Cromer, Davis, Elliott, Fair, Ford, Grooms, Gregory, Hayes, Hutto, Jackson, Knotts, 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 SENATE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND THE HONORABLE RALPH ANDERSON FOR HIS SIXTEEN YEARS OF FAITHFUL SERVICE TO THE CITIZENS OF SENATE DISTRICT 7, AND TO WISH HIM HAPPINESS AND FULFILLMENT IN ALL HIS FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
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The Senate Resolution was adopted.

S. 1581 (Word version) -- Senators Courson, Alexander, Anderson, Bright, Bryant, Campbell, Campsen, Cleary, Coleman, Cromer, Davis, Elliott, Fair, Ford, Grooms, Gregory, Hayes, Hutto, Jackson, Knotts, Land, Leatherman, Leventis, Lourie, Malloy, L. Martin, S. Martin, Massey, Matthews, McGill, Nicholson, O'Dell, Peeler, Pinckney, Rankin, Reese, Rose, Ryberg, Scott, Setzler, Sheheen, Thomas, Verdin and Williams: A SENATE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND THE HONORABLE PHILLIP W. SHOOPMAN FOR HIS DISTINGUISHED SERVICE ON BEHALF OF THE CITIZENS OF SENATE DISTRICT 5 AND TO WISH HIM HAPPINESS AND FULFILLMENT IN ALL HIS FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
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The Senate Resolution was adopted.

S. 1582 (Word version) -- Senator Coleman: A SENATE RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE PROFOUND SORROW OF THE MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA SENATE UPON THE DEATH OF THE REVEREND GEORGE BENJAMIN "BEN" GUY, JR., OF CHESTER AND TO EXTEND THE DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO HIS FAMILY AND MANY FRIENDS.
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The Senate Resolution was adopted.

S. 1583 (Word version) -- Senator Pinckney: A BILL TO AMEND ACT 476 OF 1998, RELATING TO JASPER COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION AS THE GOVERNING BODY OF THE SCHOOL DISTRICT OF JASPER COUNTY, SO AS TO REAPPORTION THE SPECIFIC ELECTION DISTRICTS FROM WHICH MEMBERS OF THE JASPER COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION SHALL BE ELECTED BEGINNING WITH SCHOOL BOARD ELECTIONS IN 2012, AND TO PROVIDE FOR DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION IN REGARD TO THESE NEWLY DRAWN ELECTION DISTRICTS.
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Read the first time and ordered placed on the Local and Uncontested Calendar.

H. 5285 (Word version) -- Reps. King, Gilliard, Anderson, Cobb-Hunter, Rutherford, Williams, Jefferson and Knight: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO PROVIDE THAT INDIVIDUALS PROHIBITED FROM APPEARING ON THE JUNE 2012 PRIMARY BALLOT AS THE RESULT OF THEIR FAILURE TO FILE A STATEMENT OF ECONOMIC INTERESTS ARE ENTITLED TO A FULL REFUND OF THEIR FILING FEE FROM THE ENTITY THAT COLLECTED THE FEE.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

H. 5331 (Word version) -- Rep. Atwater: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 7-7-380, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE DESIGNATION OF PRECINCTS IN LEXINGTON COUNTY, SO AS TO REVISE THE NAMES OF CERTAIN PRECINCTS, TO REDESIGNATE A MAP NUMBER ON WHICH THE NAMES OF THESE PRECINCTS MAY BE FOUND AND MAINTAINED BY THE DIVISION OF RESEARCH AND STATISTICS OF THE STATE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD, AND TO CORRECT ARCHAIC LANGUAGE.
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Read the first time and, on motion of Senator KNOTTS, with unanimous consent, H. 5331 was ordered placed on the Calendar without reference.

H. 5339 (Word version) -- Rep. White: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO PROVIDE THAT THE SCHOOL DAYS MISSED DURING THE PERIOD OF MAY 29, 2012, THROUGH JUNE 1, 2012, BY THE STUDENTS OF CALHOUN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL IN ANDERSON COUNTY WHEN THE SCHOOL WAS CLOSED DUE TO A BROKEN AIR CONDITIONING SYSTEM ARE EXEMPT FROM THE MAKE-UP REQUIREMENT THAT FULL SCHOOL DAYS MISSED DUE TO SNOW, EXTREME WEATHER, OR OTHER DISRUPTIONS BE MADE UP.
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Read the first time and, on motion of Senator HAYES, with unanimous consent, H. 5339 was ordered placed on the Calendar without reference.

H. 5377 (Word version) -- Rep. Harrell: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO PROVIDE THAT PURSUANT TO SECTION 9, ARTICLE III, OF THE CONSTITUTION OF THIS STATE, 1895, WHEN THE RESPECTIVE HOUSES OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY ADJOURN ON THURSDAY, JUNE 7, 2012, NOT LATER THAN 5:00 P.M., OR ANYTIME EARLIER, EACH HOUSE SHALL STAND ADJOURNED TO MEET IN STATEWIDE SESSION AT 12:00 NOON ON TUESDAY, JUNE 19, 2012, AND CONTINUE IN STATEWIDE SESSION, IF NECESSARY, UNTIL NOT LATER THAN 5:00 P.M. ON THURSDAY, JUNE 21, 2012, FOR THE CONSIDERATION OF CERTAIN MATTERS, AND TO PROVIDE THAT WHEN THE RESPECTIVE HOUSES OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY ADJOURN NOT LATER THAN MONDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 2012, THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY SHALL STAND ADJOURNED SINE DIE.
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The Concurrent Resolution was adopted, ordered returned to the House.

Last Updated: June 5, 2012 at 9:12 PM