South Carolina General Assembly
122st Session, 2017-2018
Legislation Introduced into the Senate

INTRODUCTION OF BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS

FOR FEBRUARY 16, 2017

S. 424 (Word version) -- Senator Campsen: A SENATE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE AND HONOR AMANDA ROBINOVITZ AS A RECIPIENT OF A PRUDENTIAL SPIRIT OF COMMUNITY AWARD; TO RECOGNIZE HER OUTSTANDING RECORD OF VOLUNTEER SERVICE, PEER LEADERSHIP, AND COMMUNITY SPIRIT; AND TO EXTEND BEST WISHES FOR HER CONTINUED SUCCESS AND HAPPINESS.
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The Senate Resolution was adopted.

S. 425 (Word version) -- Senator Rankin: A SENATE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR H. NEYLE WILSON, PRESIDENT OF HORRY-GEORGETOWN TECHNICAL COLLEGE, UPON THE OCCASION OF HIS RETIREMENT ON APRIL 1, 2017, AFTER FORTY-SIX YEARS OF EXEMPLARY SERVICE TO THE COLLEGE AS TEACHER AND ADMINISTRATOR, AND TO WISH HIM CONTINUED SUCCESS AND HAPPINESS IN ALL HIS FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
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The Senate Resolution was adopted.

S. 426 (Word version) -- Senator Hembree: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING CHAPTER 41 TO TITLE 5 SO AS TO ENACT THE "MUNICIPAL TAX RELIEF ACT", TO ALLOW A MUNICIPALITY TO IMPOSE A SALES AND USE TAX NOT TO EXCEED ONE PERCENT, SUBJECT TO A REFERENDUM, FOR MUNICIPAL TAX RELIEF OR TO DEFRAY DEBT SERVICE FOR CERTAIN AUTHORIZED PROJECTS, AND TO SPECIFY THE MANNER IN WHICH THE TAX IS IMPOSED, COLLECTED, AND EXPENDED; AND TO AMEND SECTION 4-10-970, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE USE OF REVENUES FROM THE LOCAL OPTION TOURISM DEVELOPMENT FEE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IF THE FEE IS IMPOSED IN A MUNICIPALITY THAT IS IMPOSING THE SALES AND USE TAX AUTHORIZED BY CHAPTER 41, TITLE 5, THEN AT LEAST TWENTY PERCENT OF THE REVENUES MUST BE USED TO PROVIDE A PROPERTY TAX CREDIT.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S. 427 (Word version) -- Senators Shealy and Corbin: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 44-20-30, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO TERMS DEFINED IN THE "SOUTH CAROLINA INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY, RELATED DISABILITIES, HEAD INJURIES, AND SPINAL CORD INJURIES ACT", SO AS TO ADD A DEFINITION FOR "AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER"; TO AMEND SECTION 38-71-280, RELATING TO HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER, SO AS TO MAKE CONFORMING CHANGES; AND TO AMEND SECTION 59-21-510, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO SPECIAL EDUCATION PROGRAMS, SO AS TO MAKE CONFORMING CHANGES.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Medical Affairs.

S. 428 (Word version) -- Senator Reese: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-2295(A) OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO ITEMS INCLUDED AND EXCLUDED FROM TERMS "SALES" AND "GROSS RECEIPTS," TO PROVIDE THAT RECEIPTS FROM THE PROVISION OF DIRECT BROADCAST SATELLITE SERVICE ARE ATTRIBUTABLE TO THIS STATE IN PRO RATA PROPORTION OF THE COSTS OF PERFORMING THE SERVICE.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S. 429 (Word version) -- Senator Senn: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 8, TITLE 27 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO THE CONSERVATION EASEMENT ACT, BY ADDING SECTION 27-8-130, TO PROVIDE THAT CONSERVATION EASEMENTS ACQUIRED USING PUBLIC FUNDS MUST BE OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

S. 430 (Word version) -- Senator Senn: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 31, TITLE 23 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO FIREARMS, BY ADDING ARTICLE 3, TO PROVIDE THAT ANY PERSON WHO KNOWINGLY SOLICITS, PERSUADES, ENCOURAGES, OR ENTICES A DEALER OR SELLER OF FIREARMS OR AMMUNITION TO TRANSFER A FIREARM OR AMMUNITION UNDER CIRCUMSTANCES THAT THE PERSON KNOWS WOULD VIOLATE THE LAWS OF THIS STATE OR THE UNITED STATES IS GUILTY OF A FELONY AND MUST BE FINED NOT MORE THAN THREE THOUSAND DOLLARS, IMPRISONED UP TO FIVE YEARS, OR BOTH; AND TO DEFINE NECESSARY TERMS.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

S. 431 (Word version) -- Senator Senn: A BILL TO AMEND ARTICLE 5, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 16 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO MISCELLANEOUS OFFENSES INVOLVING WEAPONS, BY ADDING SECTION 16-23-540, TO PROVIDE THAT IT IS UNLAWFUL FOR A PERSON TO THREATEN, SOLICIT ANOTHER TO THREATEN, OR CONSPIRE TO THREATEN TO CAUSE DAMAGE, INJURY, OR DEATH OR TO CAUSE DAMAGE TO OR DESTROY A BUILDING OR OTHER REAL OR PERSONAL PROPERTY BY USE OF A FIREARM ON ANY PREMISES OR PROPERTY OWNED, OPERATED, OR CONTROLLED BY A PRIVATE OR PUBLIC SCHOOL, COLLEGE, UNIVERSITY, TECHNICAL COLLEGE, OR OTHER POST-SECONDARY INSTITUTION OR IN ANY PUBLICLY OWNED BUILDING; TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON WHO VIOLATES THIS SECTION IS GUILTY OF A MISDEMEANOR; TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON WHO VIOLATES THIS SECTION RESULTING IN PROPERTY DAMAGE IS GUILTY OF A MISDEMEANOR; AND TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON WHO VIOLATES THIS SECTION BY CAUSING INJURY OR DEATH IS GUILTY OF A FELONY.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

S. 432 (Word version) -- Senator Verdin: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 23-31-220 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO A PUBLIC OR PRIVATE EMPLOYER'S POSTING OF A SIGN PROHIBITING THE CARRYING OF A CONCEALED WEAPON ON THE EMPLOYERS' PREMISES, TO CREATE A CAUSE OF ACTION FOR A CONCEALED WEAPONS PERMIT HOLDER WHO IS INJURED WHILE ON THE PREMISES OF AN EMPLOYER WHO HAS PROHIBITED THE CONCEALED WEAPONS PERMIT HOLDER FROM CARRYING A CONCEALED WEAPON; TO AMEND SECTION 16-23-20 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO THE UNLAWFUL CARRYING OF HANDGUNS AND EXCEPTIONS, TO CREATE AN EXCEPTION TO ALLOW ANYONE TO CARRY A CONCEALED WEAPON DURING A MANDATORY EVACUATION ORDER DECLARED BY THE GOVERNOR AND TO PLACE CERTAIN TIME PERIODS ON THIS EXCEPTION; AND TO AMEND ARTICLE 4, CHAPTER 31, TITLE 23 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO CONCEALED WEAPONS PERMITS, BY ADDING SECTION 23-31-218, TO CREATE AN INSTITUTIONAL CONCEALED WEAPONS PERMIT, TO REQUIRE THE STATE LAW ENFORCEMENT DIVISION TO PROMULGATE REGULATIONS RELATING THE CURRICULUM AND TRAINING REQUIRED TO OBTAIN AN INSTITUTIONAL CONCEALED WEAPONS PERMIT, AND TO ALLOW INSTITUTIONAL CONCEALED WEAPONS PERMIT HOLDERS TO CARRY A CONCEALABLE WEAPON IN SCHOOLS, DAYCARES, CHURCHES, AND HOSPITALS.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

S. 433 (Word version) -- Senator Grooms: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 31, TITLE 56 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO THE RENTAL OF PRIVATE PASSENGER AUTOMOBILES, BY ADDING SECTION 56-31-70, TO PROVIDE THAT AN INSURANCE POLICY THAT COVERS A PERSON OPERATING A RENTED OR LEASED VEHICLE, REGARDLESS OF THE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS IN THE OPERATOR'S POLICY, SHALL BE PRIMARY TO A MOTOR VEHICLE INSURANCE POLICY IN WHICH THE NAME INSURED IS A RENTAL COMPANY OR AFFILIATE OF THE RENTAL COMPANY, A QUALIFIED SELF-INSURER, AND A BOND POSTED BY A RENTAL COMPANY OR AN AFFILIATE OF THE RENTAL COMPANY FOR THE PURPOSE OF COMPLYING WITH FINANCIAL RESPONSIBILITY.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Transportation.

S. 434 (Word version) -- Senator Sheheen: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 17-15-10, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO BAIL AND RECOGNIZANCES AND PERSONS CHARGED WITH NONCAPITAL OFFENSES AND CONDITIONS OF RELEASE, AMONG OTHER THINGS, SO AS TO PROVIDE A BAIL SCHEDULE TO SERVE AS A GUIDE FOR GENERAL SESSIONS COURT OFFENSES TO BE USED WHEN SETTING BAIL FOR PERSONS CHARGED WITH BAILABLE OFFENSES.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

S. 435 (Word version) -- Senator Sheheen: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 38-53-170, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO UNLAWFUL ACTS BY A BONDSMAN OR RUNNER, SO AS TO PROHIBIT A BONDSMAN OR RUNNER FROM ACCEPTING ANYTHING OF VALUE FROM A PRINCIPAL EXCEPT THE PREMIUM THAT MUST BE COLLECTED BEFORE THE EXECUTION OF THE BOND, AND TO INCREASE THE MINIMUM FEE FROM TWENTY-FIVE DOLLARS TO ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS OR FIVE PERCENT, WHICHEVER IS GREATER.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Banking and Insurance.

S. 436 (Word version) -- Senator Nicholson: A SENATE RESOLUTION TO COMMEND THE NINETY SIX HIGH SCHOOL MARCHING BAND, DIRECTORS, AND SCHOOL OFFICIALS FOR LAUDABLE WORK AND TO CONGRATULATE THEM FOR WINNING THE 2016 SOUTH CAROLINA BAND DIRECTORS ASSOCIATION CLASS A STATE FINALS.
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The Senate Resolution was adopted.

S. 437 (Word version) -- Senators Rice, Alexander, Gambrell, Timmons, Allen, Turner, Verdin, Reese, Talley, Martin and Peeler: A SENATE RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE PROFOUND SORROW OF THE MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA SENATE UPON THE PASSING OF KEITH A. FRAZIER AND TO EXTEND THEIR DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO HIS FAMILY AND MANY FRIENDS.
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The Senate Resolution was adopted.

H. 3796 (Word version) -- Reps. Howard, Bales, Ballentine, Bernstein, Douglas, Finlay, Hart, McEachern, Rutherford, J. E. Smith, Thigpen, King, Govan, Henegan, Jefferson, Anderson, Cobb-Hunter, Alexander, Bamberg, Brown, Clyburn, Dillard, Gilliard, Hosey, Mack, McKnight, Mitchell, Parks, M. Rivers, Robinson-Simpson, Weeks, Whipper, Williams, Lucas, Allison, Anthony, Arrington, Atkinson, Atwater, Bannister, Bedingfield, Bennett, Blackwell, Bowers, Bradley, Burns, Caskey, Chumley, Clary, Clemmons, Cogswell, Cole, Collins, Crawford, Crosby, Daning, Davis, Delleney, Duckworth, Elliott, Erickson, Felder, Forrest, Forrester, Fry, Funderburk, Gagnon, Hamilton, Hardee, Hayes, Henderson, Herbkersman, Hewitt, Hill, Hiott, Hixon, Huggins, Johnson, Jordan, Kirby, Knight, Loftis, Long, Lowe, Magnuson, Martin, McCoy, McCravy, D. C. Moss, V. S. Moss, Murphy, B. Newton, W. Newton, Norman, Norrell, Ott, Pitts, Pope, Putnam, Quinn, Ridgeway, S. Rivers, Ryhal, Sandifer, Simrill, G. M. Smith, G. R. Smith, Sottile, Spires, Stavrinakis, Stringer, Tallon, Taylor, Thayer, Toole, West, Wheeler, White, Whitmire, Willis and Yow: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE PROFOUND SORROW OF THE MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA GENERAL ASSEMBLY UPON THE PASSING OF, REPRESENTATIVE JOSEPH H. "JOE" NEAL OF RICHLAND COUNTY, TO HONOR HIS REMARKABLE COMMITMENT AND CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY, AND TO EXTEND THEIR DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO HIS LOVING FAMILY AND HIS MANY FRIENDS.
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The Concurrent Resolution was adopted, ordered returned to the House.

Last Updated: February 16, 2017 at 1:15 PM