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

INTRODUCTION OF BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS

FOR FEBRUARY 27, 2014

S. 1063 (Word version) -- Senator Hayes: A SENATE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR MAJOR GENERAL GREGORY W. BATTS ON HIS EXEMPLARY SERVICE, CONTRIBUTION TO, AND TIRELESS DEVOTION TO DUTY, COUNTRY, SOLDIERS AND CIVILIANS THROUGH HIS SERVICE IN THE SOUTH CAROLINA ARMY NATIONAL GUARD AND THE UNITED STATES ARMY.
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The Senate Resolution was adopted.

S. 1064 (Word version) -- Senator Corbin: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 2-19-10 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO THE JUDICIAL MERIT SELECTION COMMISSION, TO PROVIDE FOR THE APPOINTMENT AND QUALIFICATIONS OF ITS MEMBERS.
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Senator CORBIN spoke on the Bill.

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

S. 1065 (Word version) -- Senator Hayes: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 5 TO CHAPTER 43, TITLE 38 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE LIMITED LICENSING OF SELF-STORAGE FACILITIES TO SELL OR OFFER INSURANCE.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Banking and Insurance.

S. 1066 (Word version) -- Senator S. Martin: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 59-1-425 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO A SCHOOL'S CALENDAR, TO PROVIDE THAT EACH LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICT BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE STATE SHALL HAVE EXCLUSIVE AUTHORITY TO ESTABLISH AN ANNUAL CALENDAR FOR TEACHERS, STAFF, AND STUDENTS AND TO STRIKE LANGUAGE REGARDING A STATUTORY SCHOOL TERM AND PROVISIONS FOR MISSED SCHOOL DAYS.
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Senator S.MARTIN spoke on the Bill.

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

S. 1067 (Word version) -- Senator Kimpson: A SENATE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE DIG SOUTH'S FOUNDER AND CEO, STANFIELD GRAY, AND HIS TEAM, FOR THEIR SUCCESS IN HOSTING THE FIRST ANNUAL DIG SOUTH INTERACTIVE FESTIVAL IN 2013 AND TO WISH HIM MUCH SUCCESS IN THE UPCOMING 2014 FESTIVAL.
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The Senate Resolution was adopted.

H. 3925 (Word version) -- Reps. Hardwick and Loftis: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 48-1-90, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PROHIBITING THE DISCHARGE OF POLLUTANTS INTO THE ENVIRONMENT AND REMEDIES FOR VIOLATIONS, SO AS TO CLARIFY PERSONS WHO MAY FILE A PETITION WITH THE DEPARTMENT DO NOT INCLUDE CERTAIN AGENCIES AND DEPARTMENTS OF THE STATE AND TO PROVIDE THAT ANY DECISION OF THE DEPARTMENT WITH RESPECT TO THE TYPE OF REVIEW OBTAINED IS NOT SUBJECT TO JUDICIAL REVIEW; TO AMEND SECTION 48-1-250, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO WHOM BENEFITS FROM CAUSES OF ACTION RESULTING FROM POLLUTION VIOLATIONS INURE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW NO PRIVATE CAUSE OF ACTION IS CREATED BY OR EXISTS UNDER THE POLLUTION CONTROL ACT; AND TO AMEND SECTION 6 OF ACT 198 OF 2012, RELATING TO THE SAVINGS CLAUSE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE SAVINGS CLAUSE OF ACT 198 OF 2012 APPLIES ONLY TO CASES FILED BEFORE JUNE 6, 2012, AND TO ANY FEDERAL PROJECT FOR WHICH A FINAL ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT STATEMENT WAS ISSUED PRIOR TO JUNE 6, 2012, BUT NO RECORD OF DECISION WAS ISSUED PRIOR TO JUNE 6, 2012.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Medical Affairs.

H. 4596 (Word version) -- Reps. Goldfinch, Sottile, Hardwick, Barfield, Williams, Kennedy, Harrell, V. S. Moss, Loftis, Ryhal, Quinn, Hamilton, Bedingfield, McCoy, Hosey, Newton, Patrick, Funderburk, Limehouse, Burns, Clemmons, Hardee, Hiott, Hixon, Hodges, Horne, Owens, Pitts, Sandifer, G. R. Smith, J. E. Smith, Spires and Wells: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO OPPOSE ANY ADDITIONAL LIVE BOTTOM MARINE PROTECTED AREAS OFF THE COAST OF SOUTH CAROLINA ASSOCIATED WITH THE SOUTH ATLANTIC FISHERY MANAGEMENT COUNCIL'S PROPOSED REGULATORY AMENDMENT 17 OR ANY FUTURE AMENDMENTS TO THE FISHERY MANAGEMENT PLAN FOR THE SNAPPER-GROUPER FISHERY OF THE SOUTH ATLANTIC REGION.
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The Concurrent Resolution was introduced and referred to the Committee on Fish, Game and Forestry.

H. 4763 (Word version) -- Rep. Anthony: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO PROVIDE FOR THE WAIVER OF FIVE OR FEWER DAYS THAT SCHOOLS IN THE UNION COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT CLOSED IN 2014 DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER FROM WINTER STORM LEON AND WINTER STORM PAX FROM THE STATUTORY REQUIREMENT THAT SCHOOL DAYS MISSED DUE TO SNOW, EXTREME WEATHER, OR OTHER DISRUPTIONS BE MADE UP, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THIS REQUIREMENT DOES NOT APPLY TO TIME MISSED DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER FROM THESE STORMS.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Education.

H. 4764 (Word version) -- Reps. Crosby and Jefferson: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO PROVIDE FOR THE WAIVER OF DAYS MISSED ON JANUARY 29 AND 30, 2014, AND FEBRUARY 12 AND 13, 2014, BY SCHOOLS IN THE BERKELEY COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT CLOSED IN 2014 DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER FROM WINTER STORM LEON AND WINTER STORM PAX FROM THE STATUTORY REQUIREMENT THAT SCHOOL DAYS MISSED DUE TO SNOW, EXTREME WEATHER, OR OTHER DISRUPTIONS BE MADE UP, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THIS REQUIREMENT DOES NOT APPLY TO TIME MISSED DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER FROM THESE STORMS.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Education.

H. 4767 (Word version) -- Rep. R. L. Ott: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO PROVIDE FOR THE WAIVER OF FIVE OR FEWER DAYS THAT SCHOOLS IN THE CALHOUN COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT CLOSED IN 2014 DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER FROM WINTER STORM LEON AND WINTER STORM PAX FROM THE STATUTORY REQUIREMENT THAT SCHOOL DAYS MISSED DUE TO SNOW, EXTREME WEATHER, OR OTHER DISRUPTIONS BE MADE UP, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THIS REQUIREMENT DOES NOT APPLY TO TIME MISSED DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER FROM THESE STORMS.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Education.

H. 4771 (Word version) -- Reps. G. M. Smith and Weeks: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO PROVIDE FOR THE WAIVER OF SEVEN OR FEWER DAYS THAT SCHOOLS IN THE SUMTER COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT CLOSED IN 2014 DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER FROM WINTER STORM LEON AND WINTER STORM PAX FROM THE STATUTORY REQUIREMENT THAT SCHOOL DAYS MISSED DUE TO SNOW, EXTREME WEATHER, OR OTHER DISRUPTIONS BE MADE UP, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THIS REQUIREMENT DOES NOT APPLY TO TIME MISSED DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER FROM THESE STORMS.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Education.

H. 4774 (Word version) -- Reps. Newton, Patrick, Herbkersman, Erickson, Hayes, Bowers and Hodges: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO PROVIDE FOR THE WAIVER OF DAYS THAT SCHOOLS IN THE BEAUFORT SCHOOL DISTRICT CLOSED IN 2014 DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER FROM WINTER STORM LEON AND WINTER STORM PAX FROM THE STATUTORY REQUIREMENT THAT SCHOOL DAYS MISSED DUE TO SNOW, EXTREME WEATHER, OR OTHER DISRUPTIONS BE MADE UP, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THIS REQUIREMENT DOES NOT APPLY TO TIME MISSED DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER FROM THESE STORMS.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Education.

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