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

INTRODUCTION OF BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS

FOR MAY 15, 2013

S. 699 (Word version) -- Senator Verdin: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 46-25-815 SO AS TO IMPOSE AN INSPECTION FEE OF ONE DOLLAR A TON ON THE DISTRIBUTION OR SALE OF COMMERCIAL FERTILIZER IN THIS STATE, TO PROVIDE THAT THIS FEE MUST BE REPORTED, PAID, AND ENFORCED IN THE SAME MANNER THAT THE EXISTING FIFTY CENTS A TON INSPECTION TAX ON THE SALE OF COMMERCIAL FERTILIZER IS REPORTED, PAID, AND ENFORCED, TO PROVIDE THAT THE REVENUES OF THIS INSPECTION FEE MUST BE RETAINED AND EXPENDED BY THE DIVISION OF REGULATORY AND PUBLIC SERVICE PROGRAMS OF CLEMSON UNIVERSITY (CLEMSON PSA) FOR THE SUPPORT OF THE DIVISION'S PROGRAMS, AND TO PROVIDE THAT UNEXPENDED FEE REVENUES AT THE END OF A FISCAL YEAR CARRY FORWARD TO THE SUCCEEDING FISCAL YEAR AND MUST BE USED FOR THE SAME PURPOSES.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Natural Resources.

S. 700 (Word version) -- Senator Thurmond: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 17-1-40, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, , RELATING TO THE DESTRUCTION OF RECORDS WHERE CHARGES HAVE BEEN DISMISSED, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON OR ENTITY WHO PUBLISHES ON THE PERSON OR ENTITY'S PUBLICLY AVAILABLE WEBSITE A MUG SHOT OF A PERSON WHOSE CHARGES HAVE BEEN DISCHARGED, DISMISSED, OR THE PERSON HAS BEEN FOUND NOT GUILTY, SHALL, WITHOUT FEE OR COMPENSATION, REMOVE THE MUG SHOT FROM THE PERSON OR ENTITY'S WEBSITE WITHIN THIRTY DAYS OF THE PERSON SENDING A WRITTEN REQUEST TO THE PERSON OR ENTITY, AND TO PROVIDE THE PENALTIES FOR A PERSON OR ENTITY WHO FAILS TO REMOVE SUCH MUG SHOTS.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

S. 701 (Word version) -- Senators Verdin and Fair: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THE SOUTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION NAME THE INTERSECTION OF SOUTH PLEASANTBURG DRIVE AND EAST FARIS ROAD IN GREENVILLE AS THE "SHERIFF SAM SIMMONS INTERSECTION" AND INSTALL APPROPRIATE MARKERS OR SIGNS ALONG THE ROAD INDICATING THIS DESIGNATION IN RECOGNITION OF SHERIFF SIMMONS' YEARS OF HARD WORK AND SERVICE TO HIS COMMUNITY AND THIS STATE.
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The Concurrent Resolution was introduced and referred to the Committee on Transportation.

S. 702 (Word version) -- Senator Malloy: A SENATE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE PALMA BURGESS ANDREWS OF LEE COUNTY ON THE OCCASION OF HER NINETY-SIXTH BIRTHDAY AND TO WISH HER MUCH HAPPINESS AND A JOYOUS BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION.
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The Senate Resolution was adopted.

S. 703 (Word version) -- Senators Setzler and Massey: A SENATE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE DORIS WILSON ANTLEY OF BATESBURG-LEESVILLE ON THE OCCASION OF HER SEVENTIETH BIRTHDAY AND TO WISH HER A JOYOUS BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION AND MUCH HAPPINESS IN THE YEARS AHEAD.
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The Senate Resolution was adopted.

S. 704 (Word version) -- Senator Allen: A SENATE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR CLYDE MAYES OF GREENVILLE, A DOMINANT FORCE IN FURMAN UNIVERSITY BASKETBALL FROM 1971 TO 1975, ON HIS MANY ATHLETIC ACCOMPLISHMENTS, BOTH COLLEGE AND PROFESSIONAL, AND TO CONGRATULATE HIM ON HIS MOST RECENT ACCOLADE, INDUCTION INTO THE SOUTH CAROLINA ATHLETIC HALL OF FAME.
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The Senate Resolution was adopted.

S. 705 (Word version) -- Senator Leatherman: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO PROVIDE FOR THE CONTINUING AUTHORITY TO PAY THE EXPENSES OF STATE GOVERNMENT IF THE 2013-2014 FISCAL YEAR BEGINS WITHOUT A GENERAL APPROPRIATIONS ACT FOR THAT YEAR IN EFFECT, AND TO PROVIDE EXCEPTIONS.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S. 706 (Word version) -- Senator Malloy: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-2930, THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO A PERSON DRIVING A MOTOR VEHICLE WHILE UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF ALCOHOL OR OTHER DRUGS; TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-2933, RELATING TO A PERSON DRIVING A MOTOR VEHICLE WITH AN UNLAWFUL ALCOHOL CONCENTRATION; TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-2950, RELATING TO IMPLIED CONSENT TO TESTING OF A PERSON DRIVING A MOTOR VEHICLE FOR ALCOHOL OR OTHER DRUGS; AND TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-2951, RELATING TO SUSPENSION OF A PERSON'S DRIVER'S LICENSE FOR REFUSING TO SUBMIT TO TESTING OR FOR CERTAIN LEVELS OF ALCOHOL CONCENTRATION, SO AS TO CHANGE THE LEVELS OF UNLAWFUL ALCOHOL CONCENTRATION FROM EIGHT ONE-HUNDREDTHS OF ONE PERCENT OR MORE TO FIVE ONE-HUNDREDTHS OF ONE PERCENT OR MORE, TEN ONE-HUNDREDTHS OF ONE PERCENT OR MORE TO SEVEN ONE-HUNDREDTHS OF ONE PERCENT OR MORE, AND SIXTEEN ONE HUNDREDTHS OF ONE PERCENT OR MORE TO THIRTEEN ONE-HUNDREDTHS OF ONE PERCENT OR MORE.
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Senator MALLOY spoke on the Bill.

Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

S. 707 (Word version) -- Senator Lourie: A BILL TO PROVIDE FOR THE AUTHORITY OF THE CITY OF COLUMBIA TO APPOINT AND COMMISSION FIREFIGHTERS TO SERVE AS CERTIFIED LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS WHO HAVE THE FULL POWERS AS CERTIFIED LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS AND TO REQUIRE FIREFIGHTERS TO MEET CERTAIN QUALIFICATIONS TO BE COMMISSIONED AS A CERTIFIED LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER.
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Read the first time and ordered placed on the Local and Uncontested Calendar.

H. 3098 (Word version) -- Rep. Spires: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 44-81-40, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE RIGHTS OF LONG-TERM CARE FACILITY RESIDENTS, SO AS TO REQUIRE A RESIDENT OR HIS REPRESENTATIVE TO PROVIDE THE ADMINISTRATOR OF THE FACILITY CERTAIN NOTICE OF THE INTENT OF THE RESIDENT TO VOLUNTARILY RELOCATE TO ANOTHER FACILITY, AND TO PROVIDE THE FACILITY MAY CHARGE THE RESIDENT THE EQUIVALENT OF THIRTY DAYS OCCUPANCY FOR FAILURE TO GIVE THIS NOTICE.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Medical Affairs.

H. 3989 (Word version) -- Education and Public Works Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION, RELATING TO ASSISTING, DEVELOPING, AND EVALUATING PROFESSIONAL TEACHING (ADEPT), DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 4325, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Education.

H. 4129 (Word version) -- Rep. Limehouse: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND EXPRESS APPRECIATION TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA INSTITUTE OF ARCHAEOLOGY AND ANTHROPOLOGY FOR OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE PRESERVATION OF THE STATE'S HISTORIC AND PREHISTORIC PAST ON THE OCCASION OF ITS SIXTIETH ANNIVERSARY.
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The Concurrent Resolution was adopted, ordered returned to the House.

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