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

INTRODUCTION OF BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS

FOR FEBRUARY 21, 2018

S. 1031 (Word version) -- Senator Rice: A SENATE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES OF PICKENS COUNTY ON BEING RECOGNIZED FOR ITS TIRELESS CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE PROTECTION OF ABUSED CHILDREN BY THE FRIENDS OF PICKENS COUNTY GUARDIAN AD LITEM.
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The Senate Resolution was adopted.

S. 1032 (Word version) -- Senator Shealy: A SENATE RESOLUTION TO HONOR AND RECOGNIZE POLO ROAD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL'S GIRLS ON THE RUN GROUP FOR THEIR OUTSTANDING FUNDRAISING EFFORTS FOR PUERTO RICO.
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The Senate Resolution was adopted.

S. 1033 (Word version) -- Senators Shealy, Hutto, McElveen, Jackson, Hembree, Climer, Young, Turner, Campbell, Goldfinch, Gregory, Bennett, Verdin and M. B. Matthews: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 63-7-1640 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO FAMILY PRESERVATION AND REUNIFICATION, TO ALLOW THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES TO FOREGO REASONABLE EFFORTS TO REUNIFY A FAMILY IN THE CASE OF TORTURE; TO AMEND SECTION 63-7-2570, RELATING TO GROUNDS FOR TERMINATION OF PARENTAL RIGHTS, TO ADD TORTURE, OR CONSPIRING TO COMMIT TORTURE, AS A GROUND FOR TERMINATING A PARENT'S RIGHTS; TO AMEND SECTION 16-3-85, RELATING TO HOMICIDE BY CHILD ABUSE, TO ADD DEATH OF A CHILD BY TORTURE, OR BY CONSPIRING TO TORTURE, AS ACTIONS CONSTITUTING THE OFFENSE, AND TO ESTABLISH CRIMINAL PENALTIES; TO AMEND ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 3, TITLE 16 OF THE 1976, RELATING TO HOMICIDE, BY ADDING SECTION 16-3-100 TO PROVIDE THAT TORTURING A CHILD, OR ALLOWING ANOTHER TO TORTURE A CHILD, IS A CRIMINAL OFFENSE, AND TO ESTABLISH PENALTIES; AND TO DEFINE NECESSARY TERMS.
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Read the first time and referred to the General Committee.

S. 1034 (Word version) -- Senator Cromer: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 54, TITLE 48 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO THE TAKE PALMETTO PRIDE IN WHERE YOU LIVE COMMISSION, BY ADDING SECTION 48-54-50, TO CREATE THE PALMETTO PRIDE ADVISORY COMMITTEE FOR THE PURPOSES OF PROVIDING RECOMMENDATIONS TO THE TAKE PALMETTO PRIDE IN WHERE YOU LIVE COMMISSION.
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Senator CROMER spoke on the Bill.

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

S. 1035 (Word version) -- Senator Williams: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE PROFOUND SORROW OF THE MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA GENERAL ASSEMBLY UPON THE PASSING OF COLONEL NORMAN P. HUGGINS AND TO EXTEND THEIR DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO HIS FAMILY AND MANY FRIENDS.
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The Concurrent Resolution was adopted, ordered sent to the House.

S. 1036 (Word version) -- Senators Verdin and Alexander: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND THE CLEMSON UNIVERSITY AGRICULTURAL EDUCATION PROGRAM ON THE OCCASION OF ITS ONE HUNDREDTH ANNIVERSARY.
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The Concurrent Resolution was adopted, ordered sent to the House.

H. 4475 (Word version) -- Reps. Tallon, Hixon and W. Newton: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 23-6-20, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY AND ITS DIVISIONS, SO AS TO DELETE THE DIVISIONS ESTABLISHED PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION, AND TO DELETE THE PROVISION THAT TRANSFERRED THE RESPONSIBILITIES OF CERTAIN AGENCIES TO THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY, TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT IS COMPRISED OF THE DIVISIONS OUTLINED IN THIS CHAPTER, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT SHALL MAINTAIN A LIST OF ITS DIVISIONS ON THE DEPARTMENT'S WEBSITE.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

H. 4676 (Word version) -- Reps. Collins and Felder: A BILL TO AMEND SECTIONS 56-1-50, AS AMENDED, 56-1-125, 56-1-175, AS AMENDED, AND 56-1-180, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF A BEGINNER'S PERMIT, A CONDITIONAL DRIVER'S LICENSE, AND A SPECIAL RESTRICTED DRIVER'S LICENSE, AND THE REQUIREMENT THAT CERTAIN INDIVIDUALS MUST REGISTER WITH THE UNITED STATES SELECTIVE SERVICE, ALL SO AS TO REVISE CERTAIN TERMS.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Transportation.

H. 4682 (Word version) -- Rep. Willis: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-9-540, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO METHODS OF PROVIDING PROOF OF FINANCIAL RESPONSIBILITY, SO AS TO DELETE THE FILING OF A BOND AND THE FILING OF A CERTIFICATE OF DEPOSIT OF MONEY OR SECURITIES AS METHODS OF ESTABLISHING PROOF OF FINANCIAL RESPONSIBILITY; AND TO REPEAL SECTIONS 56-9-570 AND 56-9-580 BOTH RELATING TO ESTABLISHING PROOF OF FINANCIAL RESPONSIBILITY BY THE FILING OF A BOND OR A CERTIFICATE OF DEPOSIT OF MONEY OR SECURITIES.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Transportation.

H. 4705 (Word version) -- Reps. Bannister, Elliott, Arrington, Long, Chumley, B. Newton, Martin, Henderson-Myers, G. R. Smith, Trantham, Bryant, Hamilton, Hixon, S. Rivers, Stringer, Brawley and Ballentine: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 63-7-310, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO MANDATED REPORTERS OF CHILD ABUSE OR NEGLECT, SO AS TO ADD RELIGIOUS COUNSELORS AS MANDATED REPORTERS.
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Read the first time and referred to the General Committee.

Last Updated: February 21, 2018 at 4:53 PM