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

INTRODUCTION OF BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS

FOR MARCH 13, 2013

S. 522 (Word version) -- Senators Campbell and Grooms: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE THE SIGNIFICANT CONTRIBUTIONS AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS OF THE ALCOA MT. HOLLY PLANT IN GOOSE CREEK, SOUTH CAROLINA UPON THEIR ONE HUNDRED TWENTY-FIFTH ANNIVERSARY AND TO DECLARE MARCH 20, 2013, AS "ALCOA APPRECIATION DAY" IN SOUTH CAROLINA.
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On motion of Senator CAMPBELL, with unanimous consent, the Concurrent Resolution was adopted and ordered sent to the House.

S. 523 (Word version) -- Senators Sheheen, L. Martin and Ford: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 59-154-10 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO COOPERATION BETWEEN CAMPUS POLICE AND THE STATE LAW ENFORCEMENT DIVISION IN CAMPUS DEATH AND CRIMINAL SEXUAL ASSAULT CASES, TO CLARIFY THAT CAMPUS POLICE MAY ALSO COOPERATE WITH LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICIALS.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Education.

S. 524 (Word version) -- Senators Massey, Setzler, Cromer and Nicholson: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-10-85 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO RURAL INFRASTRUCTURE FUND GRANTS, TO PROVIDE THAT GRANTS MAY ALSO BE AWARDED TO COUNTIES WITH A POPULATION OF LESS THAN FORTY THOUSAND RESIDENTS AND MUNICIPALITIES LOCATED IN COUNTIES WITH A POPULATION OF LESS THAN FORTY THOUSAND RESIDENTS.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S. 525 (Word version) -- Senators Campbell, O'Dell, McGill, Coleman, Scott, Cleary, Matthews and Setzler: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 13-1-390 SO AS TO ESTABLISH WITHIN THE DIVISION OF STATE DEVELOPMENT OF THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE THE CLEAN ENERGY INDUSTRY MANUFACTURING MARKET DEVELOPMENT ADVISORY COUNCIL AND PROVIDE FOR ITS MEMBERSHIP AND FUNCTIONS; TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-3588, RELATING TO THE RENEWABLE ENERGY TAX CREDIT INCENTIVE PROGRAM, SO AS TO REDESIGNATE THE PROGRAM THE "SOUTH CAROLINA CLEAN ENERGY TAX INCENTIVE PROGRAM", TO REVISE DEFINITIONS TO EXTEND THE CREDIT TO ADDITIONAL FORMS OF ENERGY PRODUCTION AND OPERATIONS, TO DECREASE INVESTMENT THRESHOLDS AND DECREASE JOB CREATION THRESHOLDS FOR QUALIFYING FOR THE CREDIT AND MAKE THE CREDIT, PREVIOUSLY DUE TO EXPIRE DECEMBER 31, 2015, AVAILABLE THROUGH 2019 AND TO REVISE CREDIT ADMINISTRATION PROCEDURES; AND TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-3600, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE INCOME TAX CREDIT FOR CORN-BASED ETHANOL OR SOY-BASED BIODIESEL PRODUCTION IN THIS STATE, SO AS TO EXTEND THE CREDIT TO ALL LIQUID FUELS DERIVED FROM RENEWABLE SOURCES, MAKE CONFORMING DEFINITIONS, REDUCE THE AMOUNT OF LIQUID FUEL ELIGIBLE FOR THE CREDIT, AND TO EXTEND THE PERIOD DURING WHICH THE CREDIT MAY BE CLAIMED THROUGH 2019.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S. 526 (Word version) -- Senator Campbell: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 12-6-3770 SO AS TO ALLOW A REFUNDABLE INCOME TAX CREDIT TO A DIGITAL MEDIA COMPANY PRODUCING A STATE-CERTIFIED PRODUCTION EQUAL TO TWENTY-FIVE PERCENT OF THE BASE INVESTMENT MADE BY THE DIGITAL MEDIA PRODUCTION COMPANY IN THE TAXABLE YEAR, TO DEFINE TERMS, AND TO SET FORTH THE PROCESS BY WHICH THE CREDIT MAY BE CLAIMED.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S. 527 (Word version) -- Senators Shealy, Bryant, Hembree, Massey, Thurmond, Turner, Young, Davis and Bright: A BILL TO AMEND ARTICLE 6, CHAPTER 11, TITLE 16 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO PROTECTION OF PERSONS AND PROPERTY, TO ENACT THE "PREGNANT WOMEN'S PROTECTION ACT", BY ADDING SECTION 16-11-441, TO DEFINE NECESSARY TERMS, AND TO PROVIDE THAT A PREGNANT WOMAN IS JUSTIFIED IN USING PHYSICAL FORCE OR DEADLY PHYSICAL FORCE AGAINST ANOTHER PERSON TO PROTECT HER UNBORN CHILD IF, UNDER THE CIRCUMSTANCES, SHE HAS A REASONABLE FEAR OF IMMINENT PERIL OF DEATH OR GREAT BODILY INJURY TO HERSELF OR HER UNBORN CHILD.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

S. 528 (Word version) -- Senators Shealy, Corbin, Hembree, Thurmond, Davis and Bright: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 9, TITLE 15 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO SUMMONSES, ORDERS OF PUBLICATION, AND SERVICE OF PAPERS, BY ADDING SECTION 15-9-18, TO PROVIDE THAT A PROCESS SERVER, WHO IS NOT AN ACTIVE LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER, MAY NOT SERVE A SUMMONS, COMPLAINT, OR OTHER JUDICIAL DOCUMENTS BY ENTERING THE PRIVATE PROPERTY OF A LANDOWNER IF THE LANDOWNER POSTS 'NO TRESPASSING' SIGNS AT CONSPICUOUS PLACES.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

S. 529 (Word version) -- Senators Shealy, Hembree and Thurmond: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 16-17-650 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO COCKFIGHTING, TO INCREASE THE FINES AND PENALTIES FOR THE OFFENSE, CREATE A NEW OFFENSE OF BEING PRESENT AT A STRUCTURE, FACILITY, OR LOCATION WHERE COCKFIGHTING IS TAKING PLACE, AND TO PROVIDE AN EXCEPTION FOR MINORS PRESENT WHEN COCKFIGHTING IS TAKING PLACE UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

H. 3710 (Word version) -- Ways and Means Committee: A BILL TO MAKE APPROPRIATIONS AND TO PROVIDE REVENUES TO MEET THE ORDINARY EXPENSES OF STATE GOVERNMENT FOR THE FISCAL YEAR BEGINNING JULY 1, 2013, TO REGULATE THE EXPENDITURE OF SUCH FUNDS, AND TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THE OPERATION OF STATE GOVERNMENT DURING THIS FISCAL YEAR AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

H. 3711 (Word version) -- Ways and Means Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROPRIATE MONIES FROM THE CAPITAL RESERVE FUND FOR FISCAL YEAR 2012-2013, AND TO ALLOW UNEXPENDED FUNDS APPROPRIATED TO BE CARRIED FORWARD TO SUCCEEDING FISCAL YEARS AND EXPENDED FOR THE SAME PURPOSES.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

H. 3786 (Word version) -- Reps. Erickson, M. S. McLeod, Spires, Alexander, Allison, Anderson, Anthony, Atwater, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Bedingfield, Bernstein, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Branham, Brannon, G. A. Brown, R. L. Brown, Chumley, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Cole, H. A. Crawford, K. R. Crawford, Crosby, Daning, Delleney, Dillard, Douglas, Edge, Felder, Finlay, Forrester, Funderburk, Gagnon, Gambrell, George, Gilliard, Goldfinch, Govan, Hamilton, Hardee, Hardwick, Harrell, Hart, Hayes, Henderson, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hixon, Hodges, Horne, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Kennedy, King, Knight, Limehouse, Loftis, Long, Lowe, Lucas, Mack, McCoy, McEachern, W. J. McLeod, Merrill, Mitchell, D. C. Moss, V. S. Moss, Munnerlyn, Murphy, Nanney, Neal, Newton, Norman, Ott, Owens, Parks, Patrick, Pitts, Pope, Powers Norrell, Putnam, Quinn, Ridgeway, Riley, Rivers, Robinson-Simpson, Rutherford, Ryhal, Sabb, Sandifer, Sellers, Simrill, Skelton, G. M. Smith, G. R. Smith, J. E. Smith, J. R. Smith, Sottile, Southard, Stavrinakis, Stringer, Tallon, Taylor, Thayer, Toole, Vick, Weeks, Wells, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Williams, Willis and Wood: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE THAT ABUSE AND NEGLECT OF CHILDREN IS A SIGNIFICANT PROBLEM AND TO DECLARE TUESDAY, APRIL 9, 2013, AS "CHILDREN'S ADVOCACY DAY" IN SOUTH CAROLINA.
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The Concurrent Resolution was introduced and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

H. 3800 (Word version) -- Reps. Huggins and Ballentine: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND CONGRATULATE COLUMBIA RADIO PERSONALITY JONATHON RUSH ON THE TWENTY-FIFTH ANNIVERSARY OF HIS RADIO PROGRAM, THE MORNING RUSH, TO COMMEND HIM FOR THE MANY CONTRIBUTIONS HE HAS MADE TO THE COLUMBIA-AREA METROPOLITAN RADIO MARKET, AND TO DECLARE MARCH 21, 2013, AS JONATHON RUSH DAY IN SOUTH CAROLINA.
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The Concurrent Resolution was introduced and referred to the Committee on Invitations.

H. 3801 (Word version) -- Reps. G. R. Smith, Alexander, Allison, Anderson, Anthony, Atwater, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Bedingfield, Bernstein, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Branham, Brannon, G. A. Brown, R. L. Brown, Chumley, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Cole, H. A. Crawford, K. R. Crawford, Crosby, Daning, Delleney, Dillard, Douglas, Edge, Erickson, Felder, Finlay, Forrester, Funderburk, Gagnon, Gambrell, George, Gilliard, Goldfinch, Govan, Hamilton, Hardee, Hardwick, Harrell, Hart, Hayes, Henderson, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hixon, Hodges, Horne, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Kennedy, King, Knight, Limehouse, Loftis, Long, Lowe, Lucas, Mack, McCoy, McEachern, M. S. McLeod, W. J. McLeod, Merrill, Mitchell, D. C. Moss, V. S. Moss, Munnerlyn, Murphy, Nanney, Neal, Newton, Norman, Ott, Owens, Parks, Patrick, Pitts, Pope, Powers Norrell, Putnam, Quinn, Ridgeway, Riley, Rivers, Robinson-Simpson, Rutherford, Ryhal, Sabb, Sandifer, Sellers, Simrill, Skelton, G. M. Smith, J. E. Smith, J. R. Smith, Sottile, Southard, Spires, Stavrinakis, Stringer, Tallon, Taylor, Thayer, Toole, Vick, Weeks, Wells, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Williams, Willis and Wood: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND EXPRESS DEEP APPRECIATION TO THE INDEPENDENT COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES IN SOUTH CAROLINA DURING "INDEPENDENT COLLEGE AND UNIVERSITY WEEK" OF APRIL 15 THROUGH 19, 2013, AND ON "INDEPENDENT COLLEGE AND UNIVERSITY DAY" ON APRIL 17, 2013, FOR THEIR OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTIONS IN EDUCATING THE YOUTH OF OUR STATE AND NATION.
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The Concurrent Resolution was adopted, ordered returned to the House.

Last Updated: March 13, 2013 at 5:44 PM