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

INTRODUCTION OF BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS

FOR FEBRUARY 22, 2018

S. 1037 (Word version) -- Senator Alexander: A SENATE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE TIM BOURRET UPON THE OCCASION OF HIS RETIREMENT AS SPORTS INFORMATION DIRECTOR, TO COMMEND HIM FOR HIS FORTY YEARS OF OUTSTANDING SERVICE TO CLEMSON UNIVERSITY, AND TO WISH HIM CONTINUED SUCCESS IN ALL HIS FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
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The Senate Resolution was adopted.

S. 1038 (Word version) -- Senator Hutto: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 4-10-390 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT FOR ANY COUNTY WHICH BEGAN THE REIMPOSITION OF A CAPITAL PROJECTS SALES TAX ON APRIL 1, 2013, AND REIMPOSED THE TAX AT THE 2016 GENERAL ELECTION, THE REIMPOSED TAX THAT COMMENCED ON APRIL 1, 2013, IS EXTENDED UNTIL APRIL 30, 2020, AND THE COMMENCEMENT OF THE TAX THAT WAS REIMPOSED AT THE 2016 GENERAL ELECTION IS DELAYED UNTIL MAY 1, 2020, AND EXPIRES ON APRIL 30, 2027.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S. 1039 (Word version) -- Senator Sheheen: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-5850, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE TAGGING, REMOVAL, AND DISPOSITION OF A VEHICLE LEFT UNATTENDED ON A HIGHWAY OR OTHER PROPERTY, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE COLORED TAG PLACED ON THE VEHICLE BY A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER MUST BE CAPABLE OF REFLECTING LIGHT.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Transportation.

S. 1040 (Word version) -- Senators Davis and Rice: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 9-1-1085, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO EMPLOYER AND EMPLOYEE CONTRIBUTION RATES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT, BEGINNING JULY 1, 2019, ALL NEW EMPLOYEES SHALL PARTICIPATE IN A DEFINED CONTRIBUTION PLAN, AND TO REQUIRE THE PARTICIPATING EMPLOYERS OF THE SYSTEM TO APPROPRIATE CERTAIN FUNDS.
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Senator DAVIS spoke on the Bill.

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

S. 1041 (Word version) -- Senator Davis: A BILL TO AMEND PART 1, CHAPTER 6, TITLE 37 OF THE 1976 CODE, BY ADDING SECTION 37-6-119, TO DEFINE AND PROHIBIT UNFAIR PRACTICES TARGETING VULNERABLE ADULTS BY OBTAINING MONEY, PROPERTY, OR PERSONALLY IDENTIFYING INFORMATION THROUGH DECEPTION, INTIMIDATION, UNDUE INFLUENCE, OR FALSE MISLEADING, OR DECEPTIVE ACTS OR PRACTICES; TO PROVIDE A RIGHT OF ACTION, RECOVERY AMOUNTS, AND PENALTIES; AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE REMEDIAL PROVISIONS OF THIS CHAPTER ARE CUMULATIVE.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Banking and Insurance.

S. 1042 (Word version) -- Senator Gambrell: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 38-1-20, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS APPLICABLE TO TITLE 38, SO AS TO DEFINE THE TERM "INTERNATIONAL MAJOR MEDICAL INSURANCE" AND TO INCLUDE THIS FORM OF INSURANCE IN THE DEFINITION FOR THE TERM "SURPLUS LINES INSURANCE".
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Banking and Insurance.

S. 1043 (Word version) -- Senator Turner: A BILL TO EXTEND THE PROVISIONS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA ABANDONED BUILDINGS REVITALIZATION ACT AS CONTAINED IN CHAPTER 67, TITLE 12 OF THE 1976 CODE UNTIL DECEMBER 31, 2025.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S. 1044 (Word version) -- Senator Shealy: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 50-13-260 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO THE PROTECTION OF FRESHWATER GAME FISH, TO ESTABLISH A YEAR-ROUND "CATCH AND RELEASE" ZONE ON THE LOWER REACH OF THE SALUDA RIVER.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Fish, Game and Forestry.

S. 1045 (Word version) -- Senators Shealy and McLeod: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 2, TITLE 61 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO ALCOHOL AND ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES, BY ADDING SECTION 61-2-115, TO PROVIDE THAT ALL ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES SOLD AT RETAIL TO CONSUMERS WITHIN THE STATE MUST FIRST COME TO REST AND THAT THE PHYSICAL TRANSFER OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES TO CONSUMERS MUST OCCUR ON A RETAILER'S LICENSED PREMISES, TO PROVIDE THAT ALL ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES THAT DO NOT COME TO REST ARE CONTRABAND AND MAY BE SEIZED BY THE DIVISION, TO PROVIDE THAT ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES THAT COME TO REST BY THREE O'CLOCK P.M. MAY BE MADE AVAILABLE FOR SALE TO RETAILERS THE NEXT CALENDAR DAY, TO PROVIDE FOR PENALTIES, AND TO DEFINE NECESSARY TERMS.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

S. 1046 (Word version) -- Senators M. B. Matthews, McElveen, Johnson, Malloy, Hutto, Nicholson and Sheheen: A BILL TO AMEND SECTIONS 44-53-360(b) AND (e) OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO PRESCRIPTIONS OF NARCOTICS AND CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES, TO PROVIDE THAT PRESCRIPTIONS FOR SCHEDULE II CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES AS PROVIDED IN SECTIONS 44-53-210(b) AND (c) AND PRESCRIPTIONS FOR SCHEDULE III CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES AS PROVIDED IN SECTIONS 44-53-230(d) AND (e) MUST NOT EXCEED A SEVEN-DAY SUPPLY FOR A FIRST PRESCRIPTION, AND TO PROVIDE THAT PRESCRIPTIONS FOR A SECOND OR SUBSEQUENT PRESCRIPTION FOR THE SAME TREATMENT PLAN MUST NOT EXCEED A FOUR-DAY SUPPLY.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Medical Affairs.

S. 1047 (Word version) -- Senator Hutto: A BILL TO AMEND AN ACT OF 2017, BEARING RATIFICATION NUMBER 127, RELATING TO THE CONSOLIDATION OF THE THREE SCHOOL DISTRICTS OF ORANGEBURG COUNTY INTO ONE SCHOOL DISTRICT EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2019, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE ORANGEBURG COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT MUST BE GOVERNED BY A NINE MEMBER BOARD OF TRUSTEES ELECTED FROM SINGLE-MEMBER DISTRICTS, AND TO PROVIDE DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION REGARDING THE ELECTION DISTRICTS.
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Read the first time and ordered placed on the Local and Uncontested Calendar.

S. 1048 (Word version) -- Senators Scott, Alexander, Allen, Bennett, Campbell, Campsen, Cash, Climer, Corbin, Cromer, Davis, Fanning, Gambrell, Goldfinch, Gregory, Grooms, Hembree, Hutto, Jackson, Johnson, Kimpson, Leatherman, Malloy, Martin, Massey, J. Matthews, M. B. Matthews, McElveen, McLeod, Nicholson, Peeler, Rankin, Reese, Rice, Sabb, Senn, Setzler, Shealy, Sheheen, Talley, Timmons, Turner, Verdin, Williams and Young: A SENATE RESOLUTION TO HONOR AND RECOGNIZE MILDRED R. JOHNSON FOR HER DEDICATED SERVICE AND OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA.
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The Senate Resolution was adopted.

H. 4078 (Word version) -- Rep. Huggins: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, SO AS TO ENACT THE "MILITARY PRIORITY REGISTRATION ACT"; AND BY ADDING SECTION 59-103-37 SO AS TO PROVIDE PRIORITY COURSE ENROLLMENT FOR MILITARY-RELATED STUDENTS, AND TO DEFINE NECESSARY TERMINOLOGY.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Education.

H. 4434 (Word version) -- Reps. Clary, Elliott, Cogswell, Collins, Henderson-Myers, Felder, Pope, Taylor, Ott, Thayer, Govan, Cole and King: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 5 TO CHAPTER 33, TITLE 59 SO AS TO DEFINE NECESSARY TERMS, TO REQUIRE THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO PROVIDE A UNIVERSAL SCREENING TOOL FOR USE BY LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICTS TO SCREEN STUDENTS IN KINDERGARTEN THROUGH SECOND GRADE FOR CHARACTERISTICS OF DYSLEXIA BEGINNING WITH THE 2019-2020 SCHOOL YEAR; TO PROVIDE SPECIFIC ABILITIES THAT THE SCREENING TOOL MUST MEASURE; TO PROVIDE THAT PARENTS AND OTHER CERTAIN PARTIES MAY REQUEST THIS DYSLEXIA SCREENING FOR A STUDENT; TO REQUIRE LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICTS TO CONVENE SCHOOL-BASED PROBLEM-SOLVING TEAMS TO ANALYZE SCREENING DATA AND PROGRESS MONITORING DATA TO ASSIST TEACHERS IN PLANNING AND IMPLEMENTING APPROPRIATE INSTRUCTION AND EVIDENCE-BASED INTERVENTIONS FOR ALL STUDENTS; TO REQUIRE DYSLEXIA-SPECIFIC INTERVENTIONS FOR STUDENTS INDICATED BY SCREENINGS TO HAVE CHARACTERISTICS OF DYSLEXIA; TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT TO PROVIDE RELATED PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT RESOURCES FOR EDUCATORS; TO REQUIRE THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION TO PROMULGATE CERTAIN RELATED REGULATIONS; AND TO CREATE A DYSLEXIA ADVISORY COUNCIL TO ADVISE THE DEPARTMENT IN MATTERS RELATING TO DYSLEXIA.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Education.

H. 4810 (Word version) -- Reps. Gilliard, Williams, Hosey, Jefferson, Cobb-Hunter, Henegan, Ott, King, Govan, Howard, Pendarvis, Brown, Huggins, Ballentine, Henderson-Myers, W. Newton, McCoy, Hewitt, Stavrinakis, Bannister and Herbkersman: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO CREATE THE "SCHOOL METAL DETECTOR STUDY COMMITTEE" TO STUDY WHETHER IT IS IN THE PUBLIC INTEREST TO REQUIRE THE INSTALLATION AND USE OF METAL DETECTORS AT PUBLIC SCHOOLS IN THIS STATE, TO PROVIDE FOR THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE STUDY COMMITTEE, AND TO REQUIRE THE STUDY COMMITTEE TO PREPARE A REPORT FOR THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Education.

Last Updated: February 22, 2018 at 1:06 PM