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

INTRODUCTION OF BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS

FOR MARCH 11, 2014

S. 1092 (Word version) -- Senators Cromer, Massey, Setzler, Courson and Shealy: A SENATE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR THE RIVER BLUFF HIGH SCHOOL VARSITY CHEERLEADING SQUAD, COACHES, AND SCHOOL OFFICIALS FOR AN OUTSTANDING SEASON AND TO CONGRATULATE THEM FOR WINNING THE 2013 CLASS AAA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE.
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The Senate Resolution was adopted.

S. 1093 (Word version) -- Senators Fair, Campbell, Young, Turner, Williams, Massey, Shealy and Thurmond: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 24-3-965, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE EXCLUSIVE JURISDICTION OF THE MAGISTRATE COURT TO TRY CASES INVOLVING THE OFFENSE OF FURNISHING TO AN INMATE AND THE POSSESSION BY AN INMATE OF CERTAIN CONTRABAND, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT CONTRABAND COVERED BY THIS SECTION DOES NOT INCLUDE TELECOMMUNICATION DEVICES, AND TO DEFINE THE TERM "TELECOMMUNICATION DEVICE".
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Senator FAIR spoke on the Bill.

Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Corrections and Penology.

S. 1094 (Word version) -- Senators Shealy, Verdin, Campbell, Jackson, Cleary and Turner: A BILL TO AMEND ARTICLE 3, CHAPTER 10, TITLE 59 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO NUTRITION STANDARDS, BY ADDING SECTION 59-10-310, TO DEFINE "IN-SCHOOL FUNDRAISER", TO AMEND SECTION 59-10-310, RELATING TO THE ESTABLISHMENT OF ELEMENTARY SCHOOL FOOD SERVICE MEALS AND COMPETITIVE FOODS REQUIREMENTS, TO REQUIRE COMPLIANCE WITH FEDERAL STANDARDS AND TO PROVIDE FOR EXCEPTIONS TO THOSE STANDARDS, TO AMEND SECTION 59-10-330(B), RELATING TO SCHOOL HEALTH IMPROVEMENT PLANS, TO REQUIRE THAT THE PLANS COMPLY WITH REQUIREMENTS CONTAINED IN SECTION 59-10-310.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Education.

S. 1095 (Word version) -- Senator Cleary: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 6-1-320, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO MILLAGE RATE INCREASE LIMITATIONS AND EXCEPTIONS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A COUNTY GOVERNING BODY MAY BY ORDINANCE SUBJECT TO REFERENDUM APPROVAL IMPOSE UP TO A SIX-TENTHS MILLAGE INCREASE FOR MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S. 1096 (Word version) -- Senator Campsen: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 50-5-1705 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO CATCH LIMITS IMPOSED ON THE TAKING OF CERTAIN FISH, TO IMPOSE CATCH LIMITS FOR TAKING OR POSSESSING IN ANY ONE DAY A COMBINATION OF SPOT, WHITING, AND ATLANTIC CROAKER.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Fish, Game and Forestry.

S. 1097 (Word version) -- Senator Alexander: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO AFFIRM THE DEDICATION OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO THE FUTURE SUCCESS OF SOUTH CAROLINA'S YOUNG PEOPLE AND TO THE PREVENTION OF CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT AND TO DECLARE THE MONTH OF APRIL AS "CHILD ABUSE PREVENTION MONTH" IN THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA.
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The Concurrent Resolution was introduced and referred to the Committee on Invitations.

S. 1098 (Word version) -- Senators Bright and Bryant: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 16-23-20 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO EXCEPTIONS TO THE UNLAWFUL CARRYING OF HANDGUNS, TO PROVIDE AN EXCEPTION FOR A PERSON WHO SERVED ON ACTIVE DUTY FOR A PERIOD OF MORE THAN ONE HUNDRED EIGHTY DAYS AND WAS DISCHARGED OR RELEASED FROM ACTIVE DUTY WITH AN HONORABLE DISCHARGE.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

S. 1099 (Word version) -- Senators Sheheen and Bryant: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 41-27-260 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO EXEMPTIONS FROM THE DEFINITION OF EMPLOYMENT FOR UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFIT PURPOSES, TO PROVIDE AN EXEMPTION FOR MOTOR CARRIERS THAT UTILIZE INDEPENDENT CONTRACTORS.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry.

S. 1100 (Word version) -- Senators Bryant and Sheheen: A BILL TO AMEND ARTICLE 3, CHAPTER 27, TITLE 41 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS CONCERNING UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS AND CLAIMS, BY ADDING SECTION 41-27-265, TO PROVIDE THAT CORPORATE OFFICERS ARE EXEMPT FROM UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS UNLESS THE EMPLOYER ELECTS COVERAGE, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE PROCESS OF ELECTING COVERAGE, AND TO PROVIDE FOR FEDERALLY REQUIRED EXEMPTIONS FROM THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION FOR INDIVIDUALS EMPLOYED BY AN INDIAN TRIBE AND RELIGIOUS, CHARITABLE, EDUCATIONAL, OR OTHER FEDERALLY DEFINED ORGANIZATIONS.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry.

S. 1101 (Word version) -- Senator Peeler: A BILL TO ENACT THE CHEROKEE COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT 1 SCHOOL BOND-PROPERTY TAX RELIEF ACT OF 2014 SO AS TO ALLOW, UPON REFERENDUM APPROVAL, THE CHEROKEE COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT TO IMPOSE A ONE PERCENT SALES AND USE TAX WITHIN THE COUNTY TO PAY DEBT SERVICE ON SCHOOL BONDS, AND TO SPECIFY THE MANNER IN WHICH THE TAX IS IMPOSED, COLLECTED, AND ADMINISTERED.
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Read the first time and ordered placed on the Local and Uncontested Calendar.

S. 1102 (Word version) -- Senator McElveen: A SENATE RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS SINCERE GRATITUDE TO THE DEDICATED PROFESSIONALS WHO EDUCATE STUDENTS OF THE PALMETTO STATE AND TRAIN THEM TO ASSUME ROLES AS RESPONSIBLE CITIZENS AND TO WELCOME THE SUMTER SCHOOL DISTRICT TEACHER FORUM TO THE CAPITOL.
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The Senate Resolution was adopted.

S. 1103 (Word version) -- Senators Scott, Alexander, Allen, Bennett, Bright, Bryant, Campbell, Campsen, Cleary, Coleman, Corbin, Courson, 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, Setzler, Shealy, Sheheen, Thurmond, Turner, Verdin, Williams and Young: A SENATE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR ALICE AND ANTHONY HURLEY FOR THEIR SIGNIFICANT ROLE IN FOUNDING COLUMBIA'S POINSETTIA COTILLION AND TO CONGRATULATE THEM UPON BEING NAMED 2014 HONOREES OF THE LITTLE BLACK DRESS SCHOLARSHIP COMMITTEE.
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The Senate Resolution was adopted.

S. 1104 (Word version) -- Senators Scott, Alexander, Allen, Bennett, Bright, Bryant, Campbell, Campsen, Cleary, Coleman, Corbin, Courson, 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, Setzler, Shealy, Sheheen, Thurmond, Turner, Verdin, Williams and Young: A SENATE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR MARVA NETTLES COLLINS FOR HER CONTRIBUTIONS TO YOUTH AND FOR HER LEADERSHIP IN EDUCATION AS THE FOUNDER OF THE WESTSIDE PREPARATORY SCHOOL AND TO CONGRATULATE HER UPON BEING NAMED A 2014 HONOREE OF THE LITTLE BLACK DRESS SCHOLARSHIP COMMITTEE.
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The Senate Resolution was adopted.

S. 1105 (Word version) -- Senators Scott, Alexander, Allen, Bennett, Bright, Bryant, Campbell, Campsen, Cleary, Coleman, Corbin, Courson, 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, Setzler, Shealy, Sheheen, Thurmond, Turner, Verdin, Williams and Young: A SENATE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR THELMA BROOKS SALMOND FOR HER CONTRIBUTIONS TO EDUCATION, BUSINESS, AND THE ARTS AND TO CONGRATULATE HER UPON BEING NAMED A 2014 HONOREE OF THE LITTLE BLACK DRESS SCHOLARSHIP COMMITTEE.
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The Senate Resolution was adopted.

S. 1106 (Word version) -- Senator Jackson: A SENATE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR THE STUDENTS AND LEADERS OF THE CIVIL RIGHTS STRUGGLE IN SOUTH CAROLINA AND TO COMMEMORATE THE FIFTIETH ANNIVERSARY OF THE MAJOR SUPREME COURT CASES FORWARDING THE CAUSE OF EQUAL CIVIL RIGHTS FOR ALL.
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The Senate Resolution was adopted.

S. 1107 (Word version) -- Senator Jackson: A SENATE RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE PROFOUND SORROW OF THE MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA SENATE UPON THE PASSING OF DR. TERRY C. HULBERT, DISTINGUISHED PROFESSOR EMERITUS AT COLUMBIA INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY, AND TO EXTEND THEIR DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO HIS LOVING FAMILY AND HIS MANY FRIENDS AND COLLEAGUES.
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The Senate Resolution was adopted.

S. 1108 (Word version) -- Senator Jackson: A SENATE RESOLUTION TO HONOR THE LEGACY OF OUTSTANDING CIVIL RIGHTS ACTIVIST AND HUMANITARIAN MODJESKA MONTEITH SIMKINS AND TO COMMEND THE HISTORIC COLUMBIA FOUNDATION ON THE OPENING OF ITS NEW INTERPRETIVE EXHIBIT AT COLUMBIA'S HISTORIC MODJESKA MONTEITH SIMKINS HOUSE.
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The Senate Resolution was adopted.

S. 1109 (Word version) -- Senator Lourie: A SENATE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR THE A. C. FLORA HIGH SCHOOL BOYS VARSITY BASKETBALL TEAM, COACHES, AND SCHOOL OFFICIALS FOR AN OUTSTANDING SEASON AND TO CONGRATULATE THEM FOR WINNING THE 2014 CLASS AAA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE.
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The Senate Resolution was adopted.

H. 4345 (Word version) -- Reps. Pitts and McCoy: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 50-9-1120, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE POINT SYSTEM FOR VIOLATIONS RELATING TO HUNTING AND FISHING, SO AS TO REVISE THE POINTS TO BE ASSESSED FOR TRESPASSING TO HUNT OR TRAP AND RAISE THE POINTS FROM TEN TO EIGHTEEN POINTS.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Fish, Game and Forestry.

H. 4550 (Word version) -- Rep. Parks: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 40-35-20, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS CONCERNING LONG TERM HEALTH CARE ADMINISTRATORS, SO AS TO REVISE AND ADD NECESSARY DEFINITIONS; TO AMEND SECTION 40-35-40, RELATING TO THE LICENSURE OF LONG TERM HEALTH CARE ADMINISTRATORS, SO AS TO REVISE LICENSURE CRITERIA; AND TO AMEND SECTION 40-35-200, RELATING TO THE PROHIBITION AGAINST A PERSON ACTING OR SERVING IN THE CAPACITY OF A NURSING HOME ADMINISTRATOR OR RESIDENTIAL CARE FACILITY ADMINISTRATOR WITHOUT A LICENSE, SO AS TO MAKE A CONFORMING CHANGE.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Medical Affairs.

H. 4788 (Word version) -- Reps. Burns, Bedingfield, Chumley, H. A. Crawford, Goldfinch, Loftis, Norman, Putnam, Stringer, Willis, Wood, Barfield and Douglas: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 53-3-65 SO AS TO DESIGNATE THE SECOND SUNDAY IN AUGUST AS "SPIRIT OF '45 DAY".
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

H. 4808 (Word version) -- Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL, RELATING TO VACCINATION, SCREENING AND IMMUNIZATION REGARDING CONTAGIOUS DISEASES, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 4434, 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. 4819 (Word version) -- Reps. Norman, King, Long, D. C. Moss, Delleney, Felder, V. S. Moss and Simrill: A BILL TO AMEND ACT 470 OF 2000, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE ELECTION DISTRICTS OF MEMBERS OF ROCK HILL SCHOOL DISTRICT 3 IN YORK COUNTY, SO AS TO ESTABLISH AND REAPPORTION THESE ELECTION DISTRICTS.
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Read the first time and ordered placed on the Local and Uncontested Calendar.

H. 4820 (Word version) -- Reps. Norman, King, Long, D. C. Moss, Delleney, Felder, V. S. Moss, Pope and Simrill: A BILL TO AMEND ACT 473 OF 2002, RELATING TO THE ELECTION DISTRICTS OF MEMBERS OF CLOVER SCHOOL DISTRICT 2 IN YORK COUNTY, SO AS TO ESTABLISH AND REAPPORTION THESE ELECTION DISTRICTS.
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Read the first time and ordered placed on the Local and Uncontested Calendar.

H. 4827 (Word version) -- Reps. Gagnon and Gambrell: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO PROVIDE FOR THE WAIVER OF SEVEN OR FEWER DAYS THAT SCHOOLS IN THE ABBEVILLE 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. 4830 (Word version) -- Rep. G. A. Brown: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO PROVIDE FOR THE WAIVER OF THREE OR FEWER DAYS THAT SCHOOLS IN THE LEE 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. 4857 (Word version) -- Rep. Bowers: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO PROVIDE FOR THE WAIVER OF ALL DAYS THAT SCHOOLS IN HAMPTON COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT ONE AND HAMPTON COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT TWO 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. 4873 (Word version) -- Rep. Cobb-Hunter: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO AFFIRM THE DEDICATION OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO THE FUTURE SUCCESS OF SOUTH CAROLINA'S YOUNG PEOPLE AND TO THE PREVENTION OF CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT AND TO DECLARE THE MONTH OF APRIL AS "CHILD ABUSE PREVENTION MONTH" IN THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA.
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The Concurrent Resolution was introduced and referred to the Committee on Invitations.

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