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

INTRODUCTION OF BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS

FOR JANUARY 23, 2014

S. 970 (Word version) -- Senators Campsen, Hutto, Matthews and Coleman: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 4, TITLE 49 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA SURFACE WATER WITHDRAWAL, PERMITTING USE, AND REPORTING ACT, BY ENACTING THE "SURFACE WATER STEWARDSHIP ACT" TO PROVIDE THAT REGISTERED SURFACE WATER WITHDRAWERS UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS MUST OBTAIN A SURFACE WATER WITHDRAWAL PERMIT RATHER THAN REGISTERING WITHDRAWALS; TO PROVIDE THAT CERTAIN REGISTERED SURFACE WATER WITHDRAWERS ARE EXEMPT FROM THE PERMITTING REQUIREMENT; AND TO PROVIDE THAT INCREASES IN SURFACE WATER WITHDRAWALS BY REGISTERED SURFACE WATER WITHDRAWERS ARE SUBJECT TO PERMITTING REQUIREMENTS ON THE INCREASED AMOUNT UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.
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Senator CAMPSEN spoke on the Bill.

Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Natural Resources.

S. 971 (Word version) -- Senator Campbell: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 33-1-103, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DESIGNATION OF REPRESENTATION BY A CORPORATION OR PARTNERSHIP IN MAGISTRATES COURT, SO AS TO EXPAND THE LIST OF NONLAWYERS ASSOCIATED WITH A CORPORATION OR BUSINESS WHO MAY REPRESENT THE ENTITY IN MAGISTRATES COURT.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

S. 972 (Word version) -- Senator Williams: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE DIANE SKIPPER LEWIS OF HORRY COUNTY ON BEING NAMED 2014 HORRY ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE RURAL LADY OF THE YEAR.
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The Concurrent Resolution was adopted, ordered sent to the House.

S. 973 (Word version) -- Senator Cleary: A SENATE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE LIEUTENANT JAMES "SMOKEY" ELLIOTT, FORMER MIDWAY FIRE RESCUE FIREFIGHTER PARAMEDIC, UPON THE OCCASION OF HIS RETIREMENT, TO COMMEND HIM FOR HIS TWENTY-FIVE YEARS OF DEDICATED SERVICE TO THE CITIZENS OF GEORGETOWN COUNTY, AND TO EXTEND BEST WISHES FOR MUCH SUCCESS AND FULFILLMENT IN THE DAYS AHEAD.
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The Senate Resolution was adopted.

S. 974 (Word version) -- Senators Hayes and Campbell: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 6-5-10, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO AUTHORIZED INVESTMENTS OF POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONS, SO AS TO AUTHORIZE INVESTMENTS IN DEPOSIT ACCOUNTS IN BANKS TO THE EXTENT THAT THE SAME ARE INSURED BY AN AGENCY OF THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT; AND TO AMEND SECTION 11-9-660, RELATING TO AUTHORIZED INVESTMENTS OF THE STATE TREASURER, SO AS TO AUTHORIZE INVESTMENTS IN DEPOSIT ACCOUNTS IN BANKS AND SAVINGS AND LOAN ASSOCIATIONS TO THE EXTENT THE SAME ARE INSURED BY AN AGENCY OF THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S. 975 (Word version) -- Senator Cleary: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE THE LAST SATURDAY OF SEPTEMBER EACH YEAR AS GREEN APPLE DAY OF SERVICE IN SOUTH CAROLINA.
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The Concurrent Resolution was introduced and referred to the Committee on Invitations.

S. 976 (Word version) -- Senator Setzler: A SENATE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR ROBERT W. PRICE, JR., FOR HIS OUTSTANDING SERVICE AS A COMMISSIONER ON THE RICHLAND-LEXINGTON AIRPORT COMMISSION FOR ALMOST A DECADE AND TO WISH HIM CONTINUED SUCCESS AND HAPPINESS IN ALL HIS FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
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The Senate Resolution was adopted.

H. 3764 (Word version) -- Reps. Long, K. R. Crawford, Norrell, Knight, Erickson, Barfield, Delleney, Dillard, Douglas, Gagnon, Henderson, Loftis, Newton, Pope, Ridgeway, Spires, Stringer and Wood: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, SO AS TO ENACT THE "NONEMBRYONIC AND NONFETAL CELL THERAPY ACT" BY ADDING ARTICLE 15 TO CHAPTER 43, TITLE 44 SO AS TO AUTHORIZE THE ESTABLISHMENT AND OPERATION OF NONEMBRYONIC AND NONFETAL CELL OR TISSUE BANKS; TO DEFINE NONEMBRYONIC AND NONFETAL CELL FOR PURPOSES OF THE ARTICLE; TO PROHIBIT STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENTAL AUTHORITIES FROM REGULATING NONEMBRYONIC AND NONFETAL CELL OR TISSUE BANKS OR FROM TAKING DISCIPLINARY ACTION OR IMPOSING PENALTIES OR CIVIL OR CRIMINAL LIABILITY FOR ENGAGING IN ACTIVITIES AUTHORIZED BY THIS ARTICLE; TO PROHIBIT LICENSING BOARDS FROM ABSOLVING THEMSELVES OF THE RESPONSIBILITY TO REGULATE LICENSEES OR TO REGULATE PROCEDURES USED TO PERFORM THE ACTIVITIES PERMITTED PURSUANT TO THIS ARTICLE; TO PROHIBIT IMMUNITY FROM PENALTIES OR CIVIL AND CRIMINAL LIABILITY FOR INDIVIDUALS WHO FAIL TO EXERCISE REASONABLE CARE IN PROVIDING SERVICES PURSUANT TO THIS ARTICLE; AND TO ESTABLISH QUALIFICATIONS AND LIMITATIONS PERTAINING TO THE PURCHASE, COMPOUNDING, DELIVERY, AND ADMINISTRATION OF NONEMBRYONIC AND NONFETAL CELLS.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Medical Affairs.

H. 4521 (Word version) -- Reps. Newton, Herbkersman and Bowers: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 7-7-330, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE DESIGNATION OF VOTING PRECINCTS IN JASPER COUNTY, SO AS TO ADD A PRECINCT AND TO REDESIGNATE THE MAP NUMBER ON WHICH THE NAME OF THESE PRECINCTS MAY BE FOUND AND MAINTAINED BY THE OFFICE OF RESEARCH AND STATISTICS OF THE STATE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

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