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

INTRODUCTION OF BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS

FOR MAY 29, 2013

S. 735 (Word version) -- Senator Williams: A SENATE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE MR. LEROY GREGG OF MARION, SOUTH CAROLINA UPON HIS NINETIETH BIRTHDAY AND TO WISH HIM A JOYOUS BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION AND MUCH HAPPINESS IN THE DAYS AHEAD.
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The Senate Resolution was adopted.

S. 736 (Word version) -- Senators Johnson, McElveen, Alexander, Allen, Bennett, Bright, Bryant, Campbell, Campsen, Cleary, Coleman, Corbin, Courson, Cromer, Davis, Fair, Ford, Gregory, Grooms, Hayes, Hembree, Hutto, Jackson, Leatherman, Lourie, Malloy, L. Martin, S. Martin, Massey, Matthews, McGill, Nicholson, O'Dell, Peeler, Pinckney, Rankin, Reese, Scott, Setzler, Shealy, Sheheen, Thurmond, Turner, Verdin, Williams and Young: A SENATE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE THE REVEREND DR. JAMES B. BLASSINGAME, PASTOR OF MOUNT ZION MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH, ON BEING ELECTED PRESIDENT OF THE BAPTIST EDUCATIONAL & MISSIONARY CONVENTION OF SOUTH CAROLINA.
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The Senate Resolution was adopted.

S. 737 (Word version) -- Senators Matthews and Pinckney: A SENATE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR CHARLES LUCAS, MAYOR PRO TEM OF THE CITY OF WALTERBORO, UPON THE OCCASION OF HIS RETIREMENT AS A PUBLIC OFFICIAL AFTER EIGHT YEARS OF OUTSTANDING SERVICE ON THE WALTERBORO CITY COUNCIL, AND WISH HIM CONTINUED SUCCESS AND HAPPINESS IN ALL HIS FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
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The Senate Resolution was adopted.

S. 738 (Word version) -- Senators Peeler, Alexander and Hayes: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 2-20-32 SO AS TO PROVIDE THE METHOD OF DETERMINING THE LEGAL RESIDENCE OF A CANDIDATE FOR A NONJUDICIAL OFFICE FILLED BY A VOTE OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

S. 739 (Word version) -- Senator Hutto: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 23-1-240 SO AS TO DEFINE NECESSARY TERMS, TO PROVIDE THAT CERTAIN STATEMENTS MADE DURING QUESTIONING, INTERROGATION, OR CUSTODIAL INTERROGATION OF CERTAIN CRIMINAL OFFENSES MUST BE RECORDED, TO PROVIDE THAT A COURT MUST INSTRUCT A JURY THAT IT MAY DRAW AN ADVERSE INFERENCE FOR A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER WHO FAILS TO RECORD A STATEMENT AS REQUIRED, TO PROVIDE THE CIRCUMSTANCES IN WHICH A PERSON'S STATEMENT MAY BE USED FOR IMPEACHMENT PURPOSES, TO PROVIDE THE CIRCUMSTANCES WHEN A STATEMENT OBTAINED IN ANOTHER STATE OR BY THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT IS ADMISSIBLE IN THIS STATE, AND TO PROVIDE THAT AN INAUDIBLE PORTION OF AN ELECTRONIC RECORDING DOES NOT RENDER IT INADMISSIBLE.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

S. 740 (Word version) -- Senators Sheheen and Lourie: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION REQUESTING THE SOUTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO HONOR AND REMEMBER THE SUPREME SACRIFICE MADE BY DEPUTY SHERIFF ERNEST CHRISTIAN "CHRIS" POTTER, III OF THE KERSHAW COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT BY ERECTING APPROPRIATE MARKERS OR SIGNS ALONG I-20 IN KERSHAW COUNTY AT MILE MARKER 87.9 EAST AND THE CORRESPONDING MILE MARKER ON THE OPPOSITE SIDE OF THE HIGHWAY THAT CONTAIN THE WORDS "IN MEMORY OF DEPUTY SHERIFF ERNEST CHRISTIAN 'CHRIS' POTTER, III".
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The Concurrent Resolution was introduced and referred to the Committee on Transportation.

S. 741 (Word version) -- Senator Turner: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION NAME THE INTERCHANGE LOCATED AT EXIT 51 ALONG INTERSTATE HIGHWAY 26 IN LAURENS COUNTY "LT. GOVERNOR NICK AND EMILIE THEODORE INTERCHANGE" AND ERECT APPROPRIATE MARKERS OR SIGNS AT THIS INTERCHANGE THAT CONTAIN THE WORDS "LT. GOVERNOR NICK AND EMILIE THEODORE INTERCHANGE".
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The Concurrent Resolution was introduced and referred to the Committee on Transportation.

S. 742 (Word version) -- Senator Alexander: A SENATE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND PASTOR JOSEPH C. SAUNDERS FOR HIS FAITHFUL SERVICE TO LITTLE RIVER BAPTIST CHURCH IN SALEM, SOUTH CAROLINA AND TO CONGRATULATE HIM FOR FIFTY YEARS OF MINISTRY.
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The Senate Resolution was adopted.

S. 743 (Word version) -- Senator Coleman: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION NAME THE PORTION OF SOUTH CAROLINA HIGHWAY 72 IN CHESTER COUNTY FROM ITS NORTHEASTERN INTERSECTION WITH THE J. A. COCHRAN BYPASS TO THE CHESTER-YORK COUNTY LINE THE "PAUL G. CAMPBELL, SR. HIGHWAY" AND ERECT APPROPRIATE MARKERS OR SIGNS ALONG THIS PORTION OF HIGHWAY THAT CONTAIN THE WORDS "PAUL G. CAMPBELL, SR. HIGHWAY".
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The Concurrent Resolution was introduced and referred to the Committee on Transportation.

S. 744 (Word version) -- Senator Courson: 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 6, 2013, 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 18, 2013, AND CONTINUE IN STATEWIDE SESSION, IF NECESSARY, UNTIL NOT LATER THAN 5:00 P.M. ON THURSDAY, JUNE 20, 2013, FOR THE CONSIDERATION OF CERTAIN SPECIFIED MATTERS, AND TO PROVIDE THAT WHEN THE RESPECTIVE HOUSES OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY ADJOURN NOT LATER THAN 12:00 NOON, TUESDAY, JANUARY 14, 2014, THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY SHALL STAND ADJOURNED SINE DIE.
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The Concurrent Resolution was introduced and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

S. 745 (Word version) -- Senators Peeler, Alexander, McGill and Hayes: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO FIX WEDNESDAY, JUNE 5, 2013, AT 12:00 NOON, AS THE DATE AND TIME FOR THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES AND THE SENATE TO MEET IN JOINT SESSION IN THE HALL OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES FOR THE PURPOSE OF ELECTING A MEMBER OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES FOR COASTAL CAROLINA UNIVERSITY, FIFTH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT, SEAT 5, FOR A TERM TO EXPIRE IN 2017, AND A MEMBER OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES FOR THE MEDICAL UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA, SIXTH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT, LAY SEAT, FOR A TERM TO EXPIRE IN 2016; AND TO ESTABLISH A PROCEDURE REGARDING NOMINATIONS AND SECONDING SPEECHES FOR THE CANDIDATES FOR THESE OFFICES DURING THE JOINT SESSION.
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On motion of Senator BRYANT, with unanimous consent, the Concurrent Resolution was adopted and ordered sent to the House.

S. 746 (Word version) -- Senator Setzler: A SENATE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE MR. AND MRS. WELDON F. FALLAW OF LEXINGTON COUNTY ON THE OCCASION OF THEIR GOLDEN WEDDING ANNIVERSARY AND TO EXTEND BEST WISHES FOR MANY MORE YEARS OF BLESSING AND FULFILLMENT.
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The Senate Resolution was adopted.

S. 747 (Word version) -- Senator Rankin: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE PATRICIA F. "PATTI" HUDSON OF CONWAY UPON THE OCCASION OF HER RETIREMENT, TO COMMEND HER FOR HER THIRTY-THREE YEARS OF DEDICATED SERVICE AS AN EDUCATOR, AND TO WISH HER MUCH HAPPINESS AND FULFILLMENT IN ALL HER FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
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The Concurrent Resolution was adopted, ordered sent to the House.

S. 748 (Word version) -- Senator Cleary: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 3 TO CHAPTER 30, TITLE 44 SO AS TO BE ENTITLED "IMMUNITY FROM LIABILITY FOR PROVIDING FREE HEALTH CARE SERVICES", AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE SERVICES OF A HEALTH CARE PROVIDER TREATING A PATIENT FREE OF CHARGE ARE DEEMED TO BE WITHIN THE SCOPE OF THE GOOD SAMARITAN STATUTE; TO REENTITLE CHAPTER 30, TITLE 44 AS "HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS"; AND TO DESIGNATE SECTIONS 44-30-10 THROUGH 44-30-90 AS ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 30, TITLE 44, ENTITLED "HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONAL COMPLIANCE ACT."
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Medical Affairs.

S. 749 (Word version) -- Senators Courson and Alexander: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO AWARD THE SOUTH CAROLINA MEDAL OF VALOR TO THOSE SOUTH CAROLINIANS WHO LOST THEIR LIVES WHILE SERVING IN THE ARMED FORCES DURING THE GLOBAL WAR ON TERRORISM.
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On motion of Senator ALEXANDER, with unanimous consent, the Concurrent Resolution was introduced and ordered placed on the Calendar without reference.

H. 4166 (Word version) -- Reps. Clemmons and Goldfinch: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION MEMORIALIZING THE CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES TO ENACT LEGISLATION REVISING OR REQUIRING REVISIONS TO THE BOUNDARIES OF THE SOUTHEASTERN UNITED STATES FEDERAL OUTER CONTINENTAL SHELF ADMINISTRATIVE DISTRICTS' BOUNDARIES ESTABLISHED BY THE BUREAU OF OCEAN ENERGY MANAGEMENT OF THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF INTERIOR TO PROTECT SOUTH CAROLINA'S INTERESTS WITH RESPECT TO COMMERCIAL ENERGY LEASES IN THESE DISTRICTS.
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The Concurrent Resolution was introduced and referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Natural Resources.

H. 4202 (Word version) -- Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE BOARD OF NURSING, RELATING TO NURSE LICENSURE COMPACT, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 4342, 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 Medical Affairs.

H. 4205 (Word version) -- Reps. Munnerlyn and Hayes: A BILL TO AMEND ACT 256 OF 1981, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE SCHOOL DISTRICT OF MARLBORO COUNTY, SO AS TO PROVIDE THE COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD MAY DETERMINE SALARIES AND ALLOWANCES OF BOARD MEMBERS AND APPROVE LOCAL TAX FUNDS NEEDED FOR THESE SALARIES AND ALLOWANCES, AND TO DELETE PROVISIONS REQUIRING THE BOARD MEMBERS TO RECEIVE A PER DIEM AND THE CHAIRMAN TO RECEIVE ADDITIONAL COMPENSATION.
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Read the first time and ordered placed on the Local and Uncontested Calendar.

H. 4230 (Word version) -- Reps. Rutherford, Bales, Ballentine, Bernstein, Douglas, Finlay, Hart, Howard, McEachern, Neal, J. E. Smith, Alexander, Allison, Anderson, Anthony, Atwater, Bannister, Barfield, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Branham, Brannon, G. A. Brown, R. L. Brown, Burns, Chumley, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Cole, H. A. Crawford, K. R. Crawford, Crosby, Daning, Delleney, Dillard, Edge, Erickson, Felder, Forrester, Funderburk, Gagnon, Gambrell, George, Gilliard, Goldfinch, Govan, Hamilton, Hardee, Hardwick, Harrell, Hayes, Henderson, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hixon, Hodges, Horne, Hosey, Huggins, Jefferson, Kennedy, King, Knight, Limehouse, Loftis, Long, Lowe, Lucas, Mack, McCoy, M. S. McLeod, W. J. McLeod, Merrill, Mitchell, D. C. Moss, V. S. Moss, Munnerlyn, Murphy, Nanney, Newton, Norman, Ott, Owens, Parks, Patrick, Pitts, Pope, Powers Norrell, Putnam, Quinn, Ridgeway, Riley, Rivers, Robinson-Simpson, Ryhal, Sabb, Sandifer, Sellers, Simrill, Skelton, G. M. Smith, G. R. 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 HONOR THE WAVERLY HISTORIC DISTRICT OF RICHLAND COUNTY AND CONGRATULATE ITS ASSOCIATION, RESIDENTS, AND EXTENDED COMMUNITY UPON THE OCCASION OF ITS CENTENNIAL ANNIVERSARY IN 2013 AND TO COMMEND THEM FOR THEIR DEDICATION TO THE PRESERVATION OF WAVERLY'S BUILDINGS AND HISTORY.
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The Concurrent Resolution was adopted, ordered returned to the House.

H. 4237 (Word version) -- Rep. Barfield: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE KIMBERLY MYERS, AYNOR HIGH SCHOOL CAREER AND TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION DEPARTMENT CHAIR, ON BEING NAMED 2013 TEACHER OF THE YEAR BY THE SOUTH CAROLINA ASSOCIATION OF TEACHERS OF FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCES.
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The Concurrent Resolution was adopted, ordered returned to the House.

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