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

INTRODUCTION OF BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS

FOR JANUARY 10, 2018

S. 879 (Word version) -- Senator Cromer: A SENATE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE AND HONOR LEE ANN LAWRENCE UPON THE OCCASION OF HER RETIREMENT AS HELP DESK SERVICES MANAGER FOR THE LEGISLATIVE SERVICES AGENCY, TO EXTEND DEEP APPRECIATION FOR HER TWENTY-FIVE YEARS OF EXEMPLARY AND DEVOTED SERVICE TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA GENERAL ASSEMBLY, AND TO OFFER HER BEST WISHES FOR A SATISFYING AND REWARDING RETIREMENT.
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The Senate Resolution was adopted.

S. 880 (Word version) -- Senator Gambrell: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 56-3-353 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE STATE OR A LOCAL GOVERNMENTAL ENTITY MAY OPERATE AN ALL TERRAIN VEHICLE ALONG THE PUBLIC STREETS AND HIGHWAYS WITHIN ITS JURISDICTION.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Transportation.

S. 881 (Word version) -- Senator Kimpson: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-43-220(c)(1), RELATING TO PARTICULAR CLASSIFICATIONS AND ASSESSMENT RATIOS FOR COUNTY EQUALIZATION AND REASSESSMENT TAXATION, TO PROVIDE THAT ACCOMMODATIONS FURNISHED TO TRANSIENTS FOR LESS THAN THIRTY CONSECUTIVE DAYS ON A SEPARATE PORTION OF THE PROPERTY ON WHICH A LEGAL RESIDENCE LOCATED SHALL BE ASSESSED AT A FOUR-PERCENT RATIO; TO AMEND SECTION 12-36-70(1)(b), RELATING TO DEFINITIONS OF "RETAILER" AND "SELLER" FOR THE SOUTH CAROLINA SALES AND USE TAX, TO PROVIDE THAT THE TERMS EXCLUDE AN INDIVIDUAL FURNISHING ACCOMMODATIONS FOR A CONSIDERATION ON THE SAME PREMISES WHEN THE ACCOMMODATIONS FURNISHED CONTAIN LESS THAN SIX SLEEPING ROOMS; TO AMEND SECTION 12-36-920(A), RELATING TO TAX ON ACCOMMODATIONS FOR TRANSIENTS, TO PROVIDE THAT THE TAX DOES NOT APPLY WHERE AN INDIVIDUAL FURNISHES SLEEPING ACCOMMODATIONS TO TRANSIENTS ON THE SAME PREMISES AS THE INDIVIDUAL'S PLACE OF ABODE WHEN THE ACCOMMODATIONS FURNISHED TO TRANSIENTS CONTAIN LESS THAN SIX SLEEPING ROOMS AND TO FURTHER PROVIDE THAT THE GROSS PROCEEDS DERIVED FROM THE LEASE OR RENTAL OF SLEEPING ACCOMMODATIONS SUPPLIED TO THE SAME PERSON FOR A PERIOD OF THIRTY CONTINUOUS DAYS ARE NOT CONSIDERED PROCEEDS FROM TRANSIENTS; AND TO AMEND SECTION 12-43-220(c)(2)(iv), RELATING TO PARTICULAR CLASSIFICATIONS AND ASSESSMENT RATIOS FOR COUNTY EQUALIZATION AND REASSESSMENT TAXATION, TO REMOVE THE PROVISION THAT A RESIDENCE NOT RENTED FOR MORE THAN SEVENTY-TWO DAYS IN A CALENDAR YEAR WILL RETAIN ITS ELIGIBILITY FOR THE FOUR-PERCENT ASSESSMENT RATIO AND TO FURTHER PROVIDE THAT INDIVIDUALS ENGAGING IN SHORT-TERM RENTALS MUST ALSO PROVIDE THE ASSESSOR WITH A SWORN AFFIDAVIT THAT HE IS IN COMPLIANCE WITH A SHORT-TERM RENTAL ORDINANCE IN THE JURISDICTION WHERE THE PROPERTY IS LOCATED, IF SUCH AN ORDINANCE EXISTS IN THE JURISDICTION TO QUALIFY FOR THE FOUR-PERCENT ASSESSMENT RATIO.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S. 882 (Word version) -- Senator Rankin: A BILL TO ADOPT REVISED CODE VOLUMES 15A AND 18 OF THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, TO THE EXTENT OF THEIR CONTENTS, AS THE ONLY GENERAL PERMANENT STATUTORY LAW OF THE STATE; AND TO ADOPT THE 2017 CUMULATIVE SUPPLEMENTS TO THE CODE OF LAWS AS PART OF THE CODE AND PROVIDE THAT THESE SUPPLEMENTS, VOLUMES AS SUPPLEMENTED BY THEM, AND THE REPLACEMENT VOLUMES CONSTITUTE THE ONLY GENERAL PERMANENT STATUTORY LAWS OF THE STATE AS OF JANUARY 1, 2018.
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Read the first time and ordered placed on the Calendar without reference.

S. 883 (Word version) -- Senator Martin: A BILL TO AMEND ARTICLE 25, CHAPTER 6, TITLE 12 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO SOUTH CAROLINA INCOME TAX CREDITS, TO PROVIDE THAT A TAXPAYER WHO PURCHASES AND USES MOTOR FUEL FOR A PURPOSE OTHER THAN TO OPERATE A PRIVATE PASSENGER MOTOR VEHICLE AS DEFINED IN SECTION 56-3-630 IS ALLOWED A REFUNDABLE INCOME TAX CREDIT.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S. 884 (Word version) -- Senator Nicholson: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 7-7-290, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE DESIGNATION OF VOTING PRECINCTS IN GREENWOOD COUNTY, SO AS TO RENAME CERTAIN PRECINCTS, AND TO REDESIGNATE THE MAP NUMBER ON WHICH THE NAMES OF THESE PRECINCTS MAY BE FOUND AND MAINTAINED BY THE REVENUE AND FISCAL AFFAIRS OFFICE.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

S. 885 (Word version) -- Senator Cromer: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 7-7-420, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE DESIGNATION OF VOTING PRECINCTS IN NEWBERRY COUNTY, SO AS TO ELIMINATE THE PROSPERITY PRECINCT, TO ADD THE PROSPERITY CITY PRECINCT AND THE PROSPERITY OUTSIDE PRECINCT, AND TO REDESIGNATE THE MAP NUMBER ON WHICH THE NAMES OF THESE PRECINCTS MAY BE FOUND AND MAINTAINED BY THE REVENUE AND FISCAL AFFAIRS OFFICE.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

S. 886 (Word version) -- Senator Williams: A SENATE RESOLUTION TO HONOR AND RECOGNIZE BOBBY JOLLEY FOR HIS FIFTY YEARS OF SERVICE AND ACTIVISM IN FLORENCE COUNTY.
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The Senate Resolution was adopted.

S. 887 (Word version) -- Senator Allen: A SENATE RESOLUTION TO REMEMBER AND CELEBRATE THE LIFE OF BILL NICK SKENTERIS OF GREENVILLE COUNTY UPON HIS PASSING, AND TO HONOR HIS REMARKABLE WORK ETHIC AND COMMITMENT TO HIS COMMUNITY, AND TO EXTEND DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO HIS LARGE AND LOVING FAMILY AND HIS MANY FRIENDS.
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The Senate Resolution was adopted.

H. 4527 (Word version) -- Rep. Lucas: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION INVITING HIS EXCELLENCY, HENRY MCMASTER, GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, TO ADDRESS THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY IN JOINT SESSION AT 7:00 P.M. ON WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 17, 2018, IN THE CHAMBER OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.
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On motion of Senator LEATHERMAN, with unanimous consent, the Concurrent Resolution was adopted and returned to the House.

H. 4544 (Word version) -- Rep. Allison: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO DECLARE JUNE 2018 AS "SOUTH CAROLINA WHOLE CHILD MONTH" IN RECOGNITION OF THE IMPORTANT ROLE THAT THE WHOLE CHILD INITIATIVE OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA ASSOCIATION OF CURRICULUM AND SCHOOL DEVELOPMENT (ASCD) HAS IN ADVANCING THE WELL-BEING OF SOUTH CAROLINA PUBLIC SCHOOL STUDENTS.
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The Concurrent Resolution was introduced and referred to the General Committee.

H. 4545 (Word version) -- Reps. Hewitt, Anderson, Crawford, Clemmons, McGinnis, Fry and Hardee: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE AND HONOR GERALD E. HARMON, M.D., OF GEORGETOWN COUNTY UPON BEING NAMED CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES FOR THE AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION.
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The Concurrent Resolution was adopted, ordered returned to the House.

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