South Carolina General Assembly
120th Session, 2013-2014
Legislation Introduced into the Senate

INTRODUCTION OF BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS

FOR MARCH 6, 2013

S. 483 (Word version) -- Senator L. Martin: A SENATE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND MR. ROBERT C. GRIFFIN UPON HIS RETIREMENT FROM LAW ENFORCEMENT AND TO WISH HIM WELL IN ALL HIS FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
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The Senate Resolution was adopted.

S. 484 (Word version) -- Senator Setzler: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 9-11-80, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DISABILITY RETIREMENT FOR MEMBERS OF THE POLICE OFFICERS RETIREMENT SYSTEM, SO AS TO DELETE THE REQUIREMENT THAT CERTAIN MEMBERS BE ELIGIBLE FOR, AND PROVIDE PROOF OF, SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS TO CONTINUE TO RECEIVE A DISABILITY BENEFIT.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S. 485 (Word version) -- Senator Coleman: A SENATE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND THE RICHARD WINN ACADEMY GIRLS BASKETBALL TEAM FOR CAPTURING THE 2013 SOUTH CAROLINA INDEPENDENT SCHOOL ASSOCIATION (SCISA) CLASS AA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE AND TO HONOR THE TEAM'S EXCEPTIONAL PLAYERS, COACHES, AND STAFF.
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The Senate Resolution was adopted.

S. 486 (Word version) -- Senator Coleman: A SENATE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR RICHARD WINN ACADEMY COACH JASON HALTIWANGER FOR THE OUTSTANDING EXAMPLE HE SETS AS A COACH AND TO CONGRATULATE HIM FOR AN EXCEPTIONAL SEASON WITH THE RICHARD WINN LADY EAGLE 2013 BASKETBALL TEAM AND FOR GARNERING THE SOUTH CAROLINA INDEPENDENT SCHOOL ASSOCIATION CLASS AA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE.
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The Senate Resolution was adopted.

S. 487 (Word version) -- Senator Peeler: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 12-43-222 SO AS TO PROVIDE WHEN CALCULATING ROLL-BACK TAX DUE ON A PARCEL OF REAL PROPERTY CHANGED FROM AGRICULTURAL TO COMMERCIAL OR RESIDENTIAL USE THE VALUE USED FOR PLATTED GREEN SPACE FOR CONSERVATION OR OPEN SPACE USE OF THE PARCEL, IF SUCH USE IS TEN PERCENT OR MORE OF THE PARCEL, MUST BE VALUED BASED ON THE GREEN SPACE FOR CONSERVATION OR OPEN SPACE USE; AND TO AMEND SECTION 12-43-220, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO CLASSES OF PROPERTY AND APPLICABLE ASSESSMENT RATIOS FOR PURPOSES OF IMPOSITION OF THE PROPERTY TAX, SO AS TO MAKE A CONFORMING AMENDMENT.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S. 488 (Word version) -- Senators Bright and Bryant: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 31, TITLE 23 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO FIREARMS, BY ADDING SECTION 23-31-218 TO PROVIDE THAT A VALID PERMIT TO CARRY CONCEALABLE WEAPONS ISSUED BY A STATE THAT SOUTH CAROLINA RECOGNIZES RECIPROCALLY SHALL REMAIN VALID UNTIL ITS EXPIRATION DATE SHOULD THE HOLDER BECOME A RESIDENT OF THIS STATE.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

S. 489 (Word version) -- Senators Bright and Bryant: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 31, TITLE 23 OF THE 1976 CODE, BY ADDING ARTICLE 9 TO ENACT THE "SOUTH CAROLINA FIREARMS LIBERTY ACT", TO PROVIDE THAT A FIREARM, FIREARM ACCESSORY, OR AMMUNITION POSSESSED OR MANUFACTURED AND RETAINED IN SOUTH CAROLINA IS EXEMPT FROM FEDERAL REGULATION UNDER THE COMMERCE CLAUSE OF THE CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES, TO PROVIDE THAT ANY FEDERAL LAW TO RESTRICT THE POSSESSION, OWNERSHIP, OR MANUFACTURE OF A FIREARM PURSUANT TO THIS ARTICLE MAY NOT BE ENFORCED BY FEDERAL, STATE, OR LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICIALS, AND TO PROVIDE FOR PENALTIES FOR FEDERAL OFFICIALS SEEKING TO ENFORCE FEDERAL LAW CONTRARY TO THE PROVISIONS OF THIS CHAPTER; AND BY ADDING ARTICLE 11 TO PROVIDE THAT FEDERAL ACTION TO RESTRICT OWNERSHIP OF A SEMI-AUTOMATIC FIREARM OR MAGAZINE OF ANY FIREARM, OR THE REGISTRATION OF A FIREARM OR MAGAZINE, IS UNENFORCEABLE IN SOUTH CAROLINA.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

S. 490 (Word version) -- Senators Courson, L. Martin, Nicholson, Campsen and Hutto: A SENATE RESOLUTION TO THANK JOHN P. FREEMAN OF RICHLAND COUNTY FOR HIS MANY YEARS OF DEDICATED SERVICE AS A MEMBER OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA JUDICIAL MERIT SELECTION COMMISSION AND TO WISH HIM MUCH SUCCESS AND FULFILLMENT IN ALL HIS FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
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The Senate Resolution was adopted.

S. 491 (Word version) -- Senators Matthews, Leatherman, McGill, Setzler, Hutto, Campbell and Williams: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 11-41-30, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS FOR PURPOSES OF THE STATE GENERAL OBLIGATION ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT BOND ACT, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT AN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT PROJECT INCLUDES A PROJECT WHICH GENERATES NEW ANNUAL CARGO OF AT LEAST TWENTY-FIVE THOUSAND TWENTY-FOOT EQUIVALENT UNITS CONNECTED WITH A NEW DISTRIBUTION CENTER THAT IS AT LEAST ONE MILLION SQUARE FEET IN SIZE, LOCATED IN THIS STATE ON LAND OWNED BY THE STATE OR A POLITICAL SUBDIVISION THEREOF, AND IS SUPPORTED BY TWO HUNDRED NEW JOBS.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

H. 3482 (Word version) -- Reps. G. A. Brown, Clemmons, G. M. Smith and Weeks: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION NAME THE INTERSECTION LOCATED AT THE JUNCTURE OF FOXWORTH MILL ROAD AND UNITED STATES HIGHWAY 15 IN SUMTER COUNTY "MOZINGO CROSSROADS" AND ERECT APPROPRIATE MARKERS OR SIGNS AT THIS INTERSECTION THAT CONTAIN THE WORDS "MOZINGO CROSSROADS".
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The Concurrent Resolution was introduced and referred to the Committee on Transportation.

H. 3746 (Word version) -- Reps. D. C. Moss and V. S. Moss: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE NOVEMBER AS NATIONAL NATIVE AMERICAN HISTORY MONTH AND TO DECLARE NOVEMBER 18, 2013, AS NATIVE AMERICAN AWARENESS DAY IN SOUTH CAROLINA.
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The Concurrent Resolution was introduced and referred to the General Committee.

H. 3747 (Word version) -- Reps. D. C. Moss and V. S. Moss: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE ISABEL BLANCO, DEPUTY DIRECTOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES, ON RECEIVING THE CASEY FAMILY PROGRAMS LEADERS OF EXCELLENCE AWARD.
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The Concurrent Resolution was adopted, ordered returned to the House.

H. 3748 (Word version) -- Reps. D. C. Moss and V. S. Moss: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE LILLIAN KOLLER, DIRECTOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES, ON RECEIVING THE CASEY FAMILY PROGRAMS LEADERS OF EXCELLENCE AWARD.
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The Concurrent Resolution was adopted, ordered returned to the House.

H. 3749 (Word version) -- Reps. Horne, Harrell, Murphy and Erickson: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO DECLARE MAY 2013 AS "BLADDER CANCER AWARENESS MONTH" IN SOUTH CAROLINA, TO PROMOTE UNDERSTANDING OF THE GROWING RISK OF BLADDER CANCER IN THE UNITED STATES, TO ENCOURAGE RESEARCH IN THE MEDICAL COMMUNITY TO IDENTIFY THE CAUSES AND DEVELOP A CURE FOR THE DISEASE, AND TO COMMEND BOY SCOUT TROOP 2 FROM SUMMERVILLE FOR ITS EFFORTS IN THIS ENDEAVOR.
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The Concurrent Resolution was introduced and referred to the Committee on Medical Affairs.

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