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

INTRODUCTION OF BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS

FOR MARCH 16, 2017

S. 557 (Word version) -- Senator Kimpson: A SENATE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE THE BURKE HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL TEAM, COACHES, AND SCHOOL OFFICIALS ON AN OUTSTANDING SEASON AND TO HONOR THEM FOR WINNING THE 2017 CLASS AA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE.
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The Senate Resolution was adopted.

S. 558 (Word version) -- Senator M. B. Matthews: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 16-17-710 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO THE RESALE OF TICKETS TO AN EVENT, TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON OR ENTITY WHO OFFERS FOR RESALE OR RESELLS A TICKET FOR ADMISSION TO AN EVENT MUST REQUEST OR RECEIVE NO MORE THAN ONE DOLLAR ABOVE THE PRICE CHARGED BY THE ORIGINAL TICKET SELLER AND TO PROVIDE THAT THIS SECTION APPLIES TO ALL EVENT TICKETS, INCLUDING TICKETS OFFERED FOR RESALE THROUGH AN INTERNET WEBSITE.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

S. 559 (Word version) -- Senator Cromer: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 1-1-660, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE PALMETTO TREE'S DESIGNATION AS THE OFFICIAL TREE OF THIS STATE, SO AS TO ESTABLISH A PROCEDURE FOR A DESIGN OF THE PALMETTO TREE TO BE PREPARED WHICH, WHEN APPROVED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY, SHALL BE THE APPROVED DESIGN OF THE PALMETTO TREE FOR OFFICIAL PURPOSES AND FOR INCLUSION ON THE STATE FLAG.
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Read the first time and referred to the General Committee.

S. 560 (Word version) -- Senators Hutto, Jackson and Shealy: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 23-3-430, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE SEX OFFENDER REGISTRY, SO AS TO GIVE FAMILY COURTS THE DISCRETION WHETHER TO REQUIRE A CHILD FOURTEEN YEARS OR OLDER TO BE PLACED ON THE REGISTRY, TO PROHIBIT FAMILY COURTS FROM PLACING A CHILD UNDER FOURTEEN YEARS ON THE REGISTRY, AND TO ALLOW PERSONS REQUIRED TO BE PLACED ON THE REGISTRY TO PETITION THE COURT FOR REMOVAL UPON REACHING TWENTY-ONE YEARS OF AGE; TO AMEND SECTION 23-3-490, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PUBLIC INSPECTION OF SEX OFFENDER REGISTRY RECORDS, SO AS TO LIMIT PUBLIC ACCESS TO VICTIMS, WITNESSES, SCHOOLS, CHILDCARE FACILITIES, AND OTHER BUSINESSES THAT PRIMARILY SERVE CHILDREN, WOMEN, OR VULNERABLE ADULTS; AND TO AMEND SECTION 63-3-510, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO FAMILY COURT JURISDICTION OVER CHILDREN, SO AS TO RETAIN JURISDICTION TO REVIEW PETITIONS FOR REMOVAL FROM THE SEX OFFENDER REGISTRY.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

S. 561 (Word version) -- Senator Cromer: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 40-43-82(C) OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO THOSE ACTIVITIES THAT A SUPERVISING PHARMACIST MAY AUTHORIZE A PHARMACY TECHNICIAN TO PERFORM, TO PROVIDE THAT CERTAIN ACTIVITIES MAY NOT BE PERFORMED IN AN OUTPATIENT SETTING; TO AMEND SECTION 40-43-82, BY ADDING A NEW SUBSECTION, TO PROVIDE THAT PHARMACY TECHNICIANS ARE EXEMPT FROM CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS DURING THE FIRST RENEWAL PERIOD FOLLOWING INITIAL REGISTRATION; TO AMEND SECTION 40-43-86(B)(4)(b), TO PROVIDE THAT A PHARMACIST MAY NOT SUPERVISE MORE THAN FOUR PHARMACY TECHNICIANS AT A TIME AND MAY SUPERVISE NO MORE THAN TWO NON-STATE CERTIFIED TECHNICIANS AT A TIME; AND TO AMEND SECTION 40-43-130(G), TO PROVIDE THAT PHARMACY TECHNICIANS ENROLLED IN A FORMAL PHARMACY TECHNICIAN PROGRAM ARE EXEMPT FROM CONTINUING EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS DURING THE PROGRAM AND FOR THE FIRST RENEWAL PERIOD FOLLOWING COMPLETION OF THE PROGRAM.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Medical Affairs.

S. 562 (Word version) -- Senators McElveen and Johnson: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 2(A) OF ACT 321 OF 2010, RELATING TO THE CONSOLIDATION OF THE SUMTER COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT, TO PROVIDE FOR TWO AT-LARGE MEMBERS OF THE SUMTER COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT BOARD OF TRUSTEES; TO PROVIDE FOR THE INITIAL APPOINTMENT AND SUBSEQUENT ELECTION OF AT-LARGE SCHOOL BOARD MEMBERS; AND TO STAGGER THE TERMS OF THE AT-LARGE SCHOOL BOARD MEMBERS.
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Read the first time and ordered placed on the Local and Uncontested Calendar.

H. 3997 (Word version) -- Reps. Bernstein, Rutherford, J. E. Smith, Alexander, Allison, Anderson, Anthony, Arrington, Atkinson, Atwater, Bales, Ballentine, Bamberg, Bannister, Bedingfield, Bennett, Blackwell, Bowers, Bradley, Brown, Burns, Caskey, Chumley, Clary, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Cogswell, Cole, Collins, Crawford, Crosby, Daning, Davis, Delleney, Dillard, Douglas, Duckworth, Elliott, Erickson, Felder, Finlay, Forrest, Forrester, Fry, Funderburk, Gagnon, Gilliard, Govan, Hamilton, Hardee, Hart, Hayes, Henderson, Henegan, Herbkersman, Hewitt, Hill, Hiott, Hixon, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Johnson, Jordan, King, Kirby, Knight, Loftis, Long, Lowe, Lucas, Mack, Magnuson, Martin, McCoy, McCravy, McEachern, McKnight, Mitchell, D. C. Moss, V. S. Moss, Murphy, B. Newton, W. Newton, Norrell, Ott, Parks, Pitts, Pope, Putnam, Quinn, Ridgeway, M. Rivers, S. Rivers, Robinson-Simpson, Ryhal, Sandifer, Simrill, G. M. Smith, G. R. Smith, Sottile, Spires, Stavrinakis, Stringer, Tallon, Taylor, Thayer, Thigpen, Toole, Weeks, West, Wheeler, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Williams, Willis and Yow: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO DECLARE MAY 2017 "AMERICAN JEWISH HERITAGE MONTH" IN SOUTH CAROLINA AND TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR THE HISTORY OF JEWISH CONTRIBUTIONS TO OUR GREAT STATE.
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The Concurrent Resolution was introduced and referred to the General Committee.

H. 4000 (Word version) -- Reps. J. E. Smith, Alexander, Allison, Anderson, Anthony, Arrington, Atkinson, Atwater, Bales, Ballentine, Bamberg, Bannister, Bedingfield, Bennett, Bernstein, Blackwell, Bowers, Bradley, Brown, Burns, Caskey, Chumley, Clary, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Cogswell, Cole, Collins, Crawford, Crosby, Daning, Davis, Delleney, Dillard, Douglas, Duckworth, Elliott, Erickson, Felder, Finlay, Forrest, Forrester, Fry, Funderburk, Gagnon, Gilliard, Govan, Hamilton, Hardee, Hart, Hayes, Henderson, Henegan, Herbkersman, Hewitt, Hill, Hiott, Hixon, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Johnson, Jordan, King, Kirby, Knight, Loftis, Long, Lowe, Lucas, Mack, Magnuson, Martin, McCoy, McCravy, McEachern, McKnight, Mitchell, D. C. Moss, V. S. Moss, Murphy, B. Newton, W. Newton, Norrell, Ott, Parks, Pitts, Pope, Putnam, Quinn, Ridgeway, M. Rivers, S. Rivers, Robinson-Simpson, Rutherford, Ryhal, Sandifer, Simrill, G. M. Smith, G. R. Smith, Sottile, Spires, Stavrinakis, Stringer, Tallon, Taylor, Thayer, Thigpen, Toole, Weeks, West, Wheeler, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Williams, Willis and Yow: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE THE ESSENTIAL VALUE AND IMPORTANCE OF SOUTH CAROLINA NATIVE PLANTS TO THE STATE'S HISTORY, ECONOMY, LANDSCAPE, AND ENVIRONMENT AND TO DESIGNATE OCTOBER 16-20, 2017, THE THIRD WEEK OF OCTOBER, AS "SOUTH CAROLINA NATIVE PLANT WEEK."
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The Concurrent Resolution was introduced and referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Natural Resources.

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