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

INTRODUCTION OF BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS

FOR FEBRUARY 6, 2014

S. 1005 (Word version) -- Senators Courson, Alexander, Allen, Bennett, Bright, Bryant, Campbell, Campsen, Cleary, Coleman, Corbin, Cromer, Davis, Fair, Gregory, Grooms, Hayes, Hembree, Hutto, Jackson, Johnson, Kimpson, Leatherman, Lourie, Malloy, L. Martin, S. Martin, Massey, Matthews, McElveen, McGill, Nicholson, O'Dell, Peeler, Pinckney, Rankin, Reese, Scott, Setzler, Shealy, Sheheen, Thurmond, Turner, Verdin, Williams and Young: A SENATE RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE PROFOUND SORROW OF THE MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA SENATE UPON THE DEATH OF WILLIAM MCCAIN, JR., OF GILBERT AND TO EXTEND THE DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO HIS FAMILY AND MANY FRIENDS.
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The Senate Resolution was adopted.

S. 1006 (Word version) -- Senator L. Martin: A SENATE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR THE SOUTH CAROLINA ASSOCIATION OF FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCES ON THE OCCASION OF THE OPERATING IN THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA FOR ONE HUNDRED YEARS AND TO COMMEND THEM FOR THEIR DEDICATED SERVICE TO THE CITIZENS OF THE STATE.
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The Senate Resolution was adopted.

S. 1007 (Word version) -- Senator Campbell: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 29-3-625 SO AS TO PROVIDE A PROCESS FOR EXPEDITING MORTGAGE FORECLOSURES AND TO DEFINE NECESSARY TERMINOLOGY.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Banking and Insurance.

S. 1008 (Word version) -- Senators Setzler and Lourie: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 9-8-10, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS PERTAINING TO THE RETIREMENT SYSTEM FOR JUDGES AND SOLICITORS, SO AS TO INCLUDE ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGES IN THE DEFINITION OF "JUDGE"; AND TO AMEND SECTION 9-8-40, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO MEMBERSHIP IN THE SYSTEM, SO AS TO ALLOW ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGES SERVING ON JULY 1, 2014, TO ELECT TO BECOME A MEMBER.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S. 1009 (Word version) -- Senator Verdin: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 50-11-710(A)(2), SECTION 50-11-710(B), AND SECTION 50-11-710(F)(1) OF THE 1976 CODE, ALL RELATING TO HUNTING FERAL HOGS AT NIGHT, TO REMOVE ALL RESTRICTIONS UPON HUNTING FERAL HOGS AT NIGHT AND TO REMOVE ALL PENALTIES FOR VIOLATING NIGHT HUNTING RESTRICTIONS ON FERAL HOGS.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Fish, Game and Forestry.

S. 1010 (Word version) -- Senators McGill and Cleary: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 10 TO CHAPTER 3, TITLE 50 SO AS TO CREATE THE TOM YAWKEY CENTER TRUST FUND.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Fish, Game and Forestry.

S. 1011 (Word version) -- Senator Hembree: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 37, TITLE 58 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO ENERGY SUPPLY AND EFFICIENCY, BY ADDING SECTION 58-37-60, TO PROVIDE THAT "OFFSHORE WIND RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITIES" MEANS INITIATIVES UNDERTAKEN BY AN ELECTRICAL UTILITY FOR THE LONG-TERM ADVANCEMENT OF THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND CLEAN ENERGY BENEFITS RELATED TO OFFSHORE WIND, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE SOUTH CAROLINA PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION SHALL ADOPT REGULATIONS THAT ENCOURAGE ELECTRICAL UTILITIES SUBJECT TO THE JURISDICTION OF THE COMMISSION TO INVEST IN OFFSHORE WIND RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITIES THAT PROVIDE INCENTIVES AND COST RECOVERY FOR ENERGY SUPPLIERS AND DISTRIBUTORS WHO INVEST IN OFFSHORE WIND RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITIES THAT ARE INTENDED TO RESULT IN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITIES RELATED TO THE MANUFACTURING AND DEPLOYMENT OF OFFSHORE WIND, AND THAT THE COMMISSION SHALL ADOPT REGULATIONS ENCOURAGING INVESTMENT IN OFFSHORE WIND RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITIES NO LATER THAN JANUARY 1, 2015.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

S. 1012 (Word version) -- Senators Alexander, Cromer, Hayes, O'Dell, Davis, Malloy, McGill, Lourie, Campbell, Setzler, Rankin, Hembree and Leatherman: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 44-53-80 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON WHO ILLEGALLY AND KNOWINGLY POSSESSES OR POSSESSES WITH THE INTENT TO DISTRIBUTE A DRUG AVAILABLE ONLY BY PRESCRIPTION IS GUILTY OF TRAFFICKING IN PRESCRIPTION DRUGS AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES; TO PROVIDE THAT A VIOLATION UNDER THIS SECTION THAT CONSTITUTES A VIOLATION OF THE CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES LAWS IS SUBJECT TO THE PROVISIONS OF THE CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES LAWS; AND TO PROVIDE THAT IF A PERSON HAS MULTIPLE PRESCRIPTIONS FOR THE SAME PRESCRIPTION DRUG, THIS IS PRIMA FACIE EVIDENCE OF THE PERSON'S INTENT TO ENGAGE IN TRAFFICKING IN PRESCRIPTION DRUGS.
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Senator ALEXANDER spoke on the Bill.

Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Medical Affairs.

S. 1013 (Word version) -- Senator Malloy: A BILL TO PROVIDE THAT IF, AFTER CLOSING THE BOOKS, THE DARLINGTON COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT HAS IN ITS UNASSIGNED FUND BALANCE MORE THAN FIFTEEN MILLION DOLLARS, THEN THE COUNTY AUDITOR MUST GRANT A SCHOOL DEBT PROPERTY TAX CREDIT, AND IF ANY EXCESS REMAINS, A SCHOOL PROPERTY TAX CREDIT, AND TO PROVIDE THE MANNER IN WHICH THE CREDIT IS CALCULATED.
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Read the first time and ordered placed on the Local and Uncontested Calendar.

S. 1014 (Word version) -- Senators Lourie, Alexander, Allen, Bennett, Bright, Bryant, Campbell, Campsen, Cleary, Coleman, Corbin, Courson, Cromer, Davis, Fair, Gregory, Grooms, Hayes, Hembree, Hutto, Jackson, Johnson, Kimpson, Leatherman, Malloy, L. Martin, S. Martin, Massey, Matthews, McElveen, McGill, Nicholson, O'Dell, Peeler, Pinckney, Rankin, Reese, Scott, Setzler, Shealy, Sheheen, Thurmond, Turner, Verdin, Williams and Young: A SENATE RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION NAME THE PORTION OF FOREST DRIVE IN RICHLAND COUNTY FROM ITS INTERSECTION WITH WILLINGHAM DRIVE TO ITS INTERSECTION WITH TRENHOLM ROAD "OFFICER RICHEY O'BRIAN FINCH MEMORIAL WAY" AND ERECT APPROPRIATE MARKERS OR SIGNS ALONG THIS PORTION OF HIGHWAY THAT CONTAIN THE WORDS "OFFICER RICHEY O'BRIAN FINCH MEMORIAL WAY".
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The Senate Resolution was adopted.

S. 1015 (Word version) -- Senators Corbin and Bright: A SENATE RESOLUTION TO SUPPORT THE RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE NATIONAL IMMIGRATION GROUP NUMBERS USA AND ENCOURAGE SOLUTIONS TO IMMIGRATION POLICY.
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Senator CORBIN spoke on the Resolution.

The Senate Resolution was introduced and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

S. 1016 (Word version) -- Senators Pinckney and Matthews: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION NAME THE PORTION OF UNITED STATES HIGHWAY 17 IN JASPER COUNTY FROM ITS INTERSECTION WITH CROWFIELD ROAD TO ITS INTERSECTION WITH HIGHWAY S-27-29 "THOMAS E. MILLER BOULEVARD" AND ERECT APPROPRIATE MARKERS OR SIGNS ALONG THIS PORTION OF HIGHWAY THAT CONTAIN THE WORDS "THOMAS E. MILLER BOULEVARD".
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Senator PINCKNEY spoke on the Resolution.

The Concurrent Resolution was introduced and referred to the Committee on Transportation.

S. 1017 (Word version) -- Senator Verdin: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND SOUTH CAROLINA'S FFA MEMBERS (FORMERLY KNOWN AS THE FUTURE FARMERS OF AMERICA) AND ALL WHO SUPPORT, PROMOTE, AND ENCOURAGE THESE OUTSTANDING STUDENTS OF AGRICULTURAL EDUCATION AND TO JOIN THEM IN OBSERVANCE OF NATIONAL FFA WEEK, FEBRUARY 15-22, 2014.
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The Concurrent Resolution was adopted, ordered sent to the House.

S. 1018 (Word version) -- Senators Hutto, Alexander, Allen, Bennett, Bright, Bryant, Campbell, Campsen, Cleary, Coleman, Corbin, Courson, Cromer, Davis, Fair, Gregory, Grooms, Hayes, Hembree, Jackson, Johnson, Kimpson, Leatherman, Lourie, Malloy, L. Martin, S. Martin, Massey, Matthews, McElveen, McGill, Nicholson, O'Dell, Peeler, Pinckney, Rankin, Reese, Scott, Setzler, Shealy, Sheheen, Thurmond, Turner, Verdin, Williams and Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION NAME THE PORTION OF INTERSTATE HIGHWAY 26 IN ORANGEBURG COUNTY BETWEEN EXIT 145 AND 154 "KAREN J. WILLIAMS MEMORIAL HIGHWAY" AND ERECT APPROPRIATE MARKERS OR SIGNS ALONG THIS PORTION OF HIGHWAY THAT CONTAIN THE WORDS "KAREN J. WILLIAMS MEMORIAL HIGHWAY, FIRST FEMALE JUDGE AND CHIEF JUDGE OF THE UNITED STATES 4TH CIRCUIT COURT OF APPEALS".
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Senator HUTTO spoke on the Resolution.

The Concurrent Resolution was introduced and referred to the Committee on Transportation.

H. 4559 (Word version) -- Reps. McCoy, Merrill, Erickson, Stavrinakis, Daning, Crosby, Rivers, Patrick, Sottile, Whipper, Newton, Gilliard, Mack, Murphy, Limehouse, R. L. Brown, Harrell and Horne: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO MEMORIALIZE THE CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES TO ENACT SENATE BILL S.1846, THE HOMEOWNER FLOOD INSURANCE AFFORDABILITY ACT OF 2013, IN ORDER TO DELAY FLOOD INSURANCE RATE INCREASES CAUSED BY THE BIGGERT-WATERS FLOOD INSURANCE REFORM ACT OF 2012, AND TO REQUIRE THE FEDERAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY TO STUDY THE AFFORDABILITY OF THAT ACT ON PROPERTY OWNERS AND TO IMPLEMENT AN ACCURATE FLOOD MAPPING APPROACH BEFORE RAISING FLOOD INSURANCE RATES; AND TO UNDERTAKE EFFORTS TO DEVELOP A LONG-TERM SOLUTION TO ENSURING AN AFFORDABLE, ACCESSIBLE, AND SUSTAINABLE FLOOD INSURANCE PROGRAM.
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The Concurrent Resolution was introduced and referred to the Committee on Banking and Insurance.

H. 4626 (Word version) -- Reps. Henderson, Bannister, Bedingfield, Burns, Chumley, Dillard, Hamilton, Loftis, Nanney, Putnam, Robinson-Simpson, G. R. Smith and Stringer: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND GREENVILLE WATER FOR ITS CONTINUAL STRIVING FOR EXCELLENCE IN PROVIDING QUALITY DRINKING WATER AND A SUSTAINABLE FUTURE FOR RESIDENCES AND BUSINESSES IN UPSTATE SOUTH CAROLINA AND TO CONGRATULATE THE COMPANY ON RECEIVING THE PARTNERSHIP FOR SAFE WATER PHASE IV PRESIDENT'S AWARD.
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The Concurrent Resolution was adopted, ordered returned to the House.

Last Updated: February 6, 2014 at 1:55 PM