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

INTRODUCTION OF BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS

FOR APRIL 24, 2018

S. 1185 (Word version) -- Senators M. B. Matthews and Davis: A SENATE RESOLUTION TO HONOR AND RECOGNIZE VICTORIA ETHERIDGE OF RIDGELAND, SOUTH CAROLINA FOR HER OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENTS AND DEDICATED SERVICE TO HER COMMUNITY.
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The Senate Resolution was adopted.

S. 1186 (Word version) -- Senator Shealy: A SENATE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE CAPTAIN STEVE CLARE UPON THE OCCASION OF HIS RETIREMENT, TO COMMEND HIM FOR HIS THIRTY YEARS OF DEDICATED SERVICE TO THE BATESBURG-LEESVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT, AND TO WISH HIM CONTINUED SUCCESS IN ALL HIS FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
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The Senate Resolution was adopted.

S. 1187 (Word version) -- Senator Fanning: A SENATE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR THE WESTERN YORK COUNTY NAACP FOR FOUNDING THE OLDEST PARADE TO HONOR DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR., IN THE PALMETTO STATE, AND TO WISH IT EVERY SUCCESS IN MAINTAINING THIS RICH SOUTH CAROLINA TRADITION.
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The Senate Resolution was adopted.

S. 1188 (Word version) -- Senator Fanning: A SENATE RESOLUTION TO HONOR THE EXTRA EXTRAORDINARY LADIES OF UNION BAPTIST CHURCH'S WOMEN'S MINISTRY AS THE LADIES HOLD THEIR SECOND ANNUAL BANQUET OF 100 WOMEN IN RED AND PEARLS.
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The Senate Resolution was adopted.

S. 1189 (Word version) -- Senators Martin, Davis, Timmons, Climer and Alexander: A BILL TO AMEND TITLE 16 OF THE 1976 CODE, BY ADDING CHAPTER 28, THE SOUTH CAROLINA ANTI-RACKETEERING ACT, TO PROVIDE THAT IT IS UNLAWFUL FOR ANY PERSON, THROUGH A PATTERN OF RACKETEERING ACTIVITY OR PROCEEDS DERIVED THEREFROM, TO ACQUIRE OR MAINTAIN ANY INTEREST IN OR CONTROL OF ANY ENTERPRISE, REAL PROPERTY, OR PERSONAL PROPERTY OF ANY NATURE, INCLUDING MONEY, TO PROVIDE THAT IT IS UNLAWFUL FOR ANY PERSON EMPLOYED BY OR ASSOCIATED WITH ANY ENTERPRISE TO CONDUCT OR PARTICIPATE IN SUCH ENTERPRISE THROUGH A PATTERN OF RACKETEERING ACTIVITY, TO PROVIDE FOR PENALTIES, TO PROVIDE OTHER SPECIFICATIONS, AND TO DEFINE "RACKETEERING ACTIVITY" AND OTHER NECESSARY TERMS; TO AMEND SECTION 2-17-110 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO ADDITIONAL ACTS PROHIBITED OF LOBBYISTS AND LOBBYISTS' PRINCIPALS, PUBLIC OFFICIALS, AND PUBLIC EMPLOYEES, TO PROVIDE THAT A LOBBYIST MAY NOT PROVIDE ANY SERVICES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, MARKETING, ADVISEMENT, FUNDRAISING, AND SCHEDULING FOR A CANDIDATE WHILE REGISTERED AS A LOBBYIST AND FOR TWO YEARS AFTER CEASING TO BE REGISTERED AS A LOBBYIST; AND TO AMEND SECTION 8-13-755 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO RESTRICTIONS ON A FORMER PUBLIC OFFICIAL, MEMBER, OR EMPLOYEE SERVING AS A LOBBYIST, TO PROVIDE THAT A CURRENT OR FORMER PUBLIC OFFICIAL OR PUBLIC MEMBER HOLDING PUBLIC OFFICE OR MEMBERSHIP ON OR AFTER JANUARY 1, 2019 MAY NOT, FOR A PERIOD OF TWO YEARS AFTER TERMINATING HIS PUBLIC SERVICE, SERVE IN ANY CAMPAIGN POSITION FOR A CANDIDATE OR PROVIDE ANY SERVICES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, MARKETING, ADVISEMENT, FUNDRAISING, AND SCHEDULING, FOR A CANDIDATE, AND TO PROVIDE THAT A FORMER PUBLIC EMPLOYEE HOLDING PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT ON OR AFTER JANUARY 1, 1992 MAY NOT SERVE AS A LOBBYIST OR REPRESENT CLIENTS BEFORE THE AGENCY OR DEPARTMENT THAT HE FORMERLY SERVED REGARDING A MATTER IN WHICH HE DIRECTLY AND SUBSTANTIALLY PARTICIPATED DURING HIS PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT OR ACCEPT EMPLOYMENT UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS FOR A PERIOD OF ONE YEAR AFTER TERMINATING HIS PUBLIC SERVICE OR EMPLOYMENT.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

S. 1190 (Word version) -- Senators Sheheen, Campsen, Verdin and Campbell: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO DIRECT THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL TO FOCUS THE RESOURCES OF THE DEPARTMENT'S DAMS AND RESERVOIRS SAFETY PROGRAM ON REGULATING THE STATE'S HIGH AND SIGNIFICANT HAZARD DAMS.
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Read the first time and, on motion of Senator SHEHEEN, with unanimous consent, S. 1190 was ordered placed on the Calendar without reference.

S. 1191 (Word version) -- Senators Alexander, Rankin and Hutto: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO FIX ELEVEN O'CLOCK ON THURSDAY, MAY 10, 2018, AS THE TIME TO ELECT A MEMBER OF THE PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION FOR THE SECOND CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT FOR A TERM EXPIRING ON JUNE 30, 2022; TO ELECT A MEMBER OF THE PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION FOR THE FOURTH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT FOR A TERM EXPIRING ON JUNE 30, 2022; TO ELECT A MEMBER OF THE PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION FOR THE SIXTH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT FOR A TERM EXPIRING ON JUNE 30, 2022.
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On motion of Senator ALEXANDER, with unanimous consent, the Concurrent Resolution was introduced and ordered placed on the Calendar without reference.

S. 1192 (Word version) -- Senators Gambrell and Nicholson: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION NAME THE PORTION OF UNITED STATES HIGHWAY 221/SOUTH CAROLINA HIGHWAY 72 IN GREENWOOD COUNTY, FROM ITS INTERSECTION WITH UNITED STATES HIGHWAY 25 TO ITS INTERSECTION WITH SOUTH CAROLINA HIGHWAY 246, "EMMETT I. DAVIS, JR. MEMORIAL HIGHWAY" AND ERECT APPROPRIATE MARKERS ALONG THIS PORTION OF HIGHWAY CONTAINING THIS DESIGNATION.
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On motion of Senator GAMBRELL, with unanimous consent, the Concurrent Resolution was introduced and ordered placed on the Calendar without reference.

S. 1193 (Word version) -- Senator Verdin: A SENATE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE WEDNESDAY, APRIL 25, 2018 AS "SOUTH CAROLINA RECYCLERS' DAY" AND TO COMMEND SOUTH CAROLINA'S RECYCLERS FOR THEIR CONTRIBUTIONS TO OUR STATE'S ECONOMY, THEIR EFFORTS TO PROMOTE ENERGY EFFICIENCY, AND THEIR LEADERSHIP IN PROVIDING SUSTAINABLE MATERIAL-MANAGEMENT OPTIONS.
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The Senate Resolution was adopted.

S. 1194 (Word version) -- Senator Setzler: A SENATE RESOLUTION TO HONOR AND COMMEND DELORES AND ROGER RUCKER FOR THEIR TIRELESS EFFORTS TO SUPPORT VETERANS AND ACTIVE SERVICE MEMBERS OF OUR NATION'S ARMED FORCES.
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The Senate Resolution was adopted.

S. 1195 (Word version) -- Senator Jackson: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 56-5-2956 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT ANY ENTRY IN THE DRIVING RECORD OF A PERSON THAT SHOWS HIS DRIVER'S LICENSE WAS SUSPENDED FOR FAILURE TO SUBMIT TO TESTING FOR ALCOHOL CONCENTRATION OR HE WAS ISSUED A TEMPORARY DRIVER'S LICENSE OR THAT HE WAS REQUIRED TO INSTALL AN IGNITION INTERLOCK DEVICE ON A VEHICLE HE DRIVES AND WHO WAS SUBSEQUENTLY ACQUITTED OF DRIVING WITH AN UNLAWFUL ALCOHOL CONCENTRATION MUST BE REMOVED FROM HIS DRIVING RECORD.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Transportation.

S. 1196 (Word version) -- Senator Reese: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 46-1-170 SO AS TO CREATE THE "SOUTH CAROLINA FARMING INFRASTRUCTURE FUND" TO PROVIDE FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE TO FARMERS AFTER CERTAIN ACTS OF GOD AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY MAKE CERTAIN APPROPRIATIONS.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Natural Resources.

S. 1197 (Word version) -- Senators Talley, Peeler, Reese, Martin and Corbin: A SENATE RESOLUTION TO HONOR AND RECOGNIZE LEE HANEY FOR HIS HISTORIC BODYBUILDING CAREER.
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The Senate Resolution was adopted.

S. 1198 (Word version) -- Senators Setzler, 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, Scott, Senn, Shealy, Sheheen, Talley, Timmons, Turner, Verdin, Williams and Young: A SENATE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE MIKE LEFEVER UPON THE OCCASION OF HIS RETIREMENT AS PRESIDENT AND CEO OF SOUTH CAROLINA INDEPENDENT COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES, TO COMMEND HIM FOR HIS MANY YEARS OF DEDICATED PUBLIC SERVICE, AND TO WISH HIM CONTINUED SUCCESS IN ALL HIS FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
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The Senate Resolution was adopted.

H. 4496 (Word version) -- Reps. Bannister, Burns, Toole, Long, Chumley, Magnuson and McCravy: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 6-1-180 SO AS TO REQUIRE THE STATE LAW ENFORCEMENT DIVISION (SLED) TO CREATE, PREPARE, MAINTAIN, AND CERTIFY A REPORT LISTING BY NAME EACH SOUTH CAROLINA POLITICAL SUBDIVISION IT HAS DETERMINED TO BE IN COMPLIANCE WITH SECTIONS 17-13-170 AND 23-3-1100; TO DESIGNATE THIS REPORT THE "IMMIGRATION COMPLIANCE REPORT" (ICR); TO DELINEATE SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES RELATING TO THE SUBMISSION OF DOCUMENTATION NECESSARY TO PREPARE THE ICR; TO REQUIRE SLED ANNUALLY TO PROVIDE COPIES TO THE GOVERNOR, GENERAL ASSEMBLY, AND STATE TREASURER, TO PROHIBIT THE STATE TREASURER FROM DISBURSING CERTAIN FUNDS TO POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONS THAT HAVE NOT BEEN CERTIFIED AS COMPLIANT IN THE ICR, TO AUTHORIZE SLED TO CONDUCT CRIMINAL INVESTIGATIONS RELATING TO ICR CERTIFICATIONS; TO PROVIDE SANCTIONS FOR POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONS THAT HAVE BEEN FOUND TO HAVE SUBMITTED FALSIFIED COMPLIANCE DOCUMENTATION TO SLED; TO DEFINE "POLITICAL SUBDIVISION", AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE SANCTIONS AND REMEDIES DELINEATED IN THIS ACT ARE IN ADDITION TO OTHER SANCTIONS AND REMEDIES PROVIDED BY LAW.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

H. 5248 (Word version) -- Regulations and Administrative Procedures Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES, RELATING TO WILDERNESS THERAPEUTIC CAMPS FOR CHILDREN, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 4771, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
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Read the first time and referred to the General Committee.

H. 5272 (Word version) -- Rep. Parks: A BILL TO AMEND ACT 185 OF 1997, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 4 OF MCCORMICK COUNTY, SO AS TO REVISE THE FILING PERIOD FOR STATEMENTS OF CANDIDACY.
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Read the first time and ordered placed on the Local and Uncontested Calendar.

H. 5274 (Word version) -- Reps. Huggins, Alexander, Allison, Anderson, Anthony, Arrington, Atkinson, Atwater, Bales, Ballentine, Bamberg, Bannister, Bennett, Bernstein, Blackwell, Bowers, Bradley, Brawley, Brown, Bryant, 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, Henderson-Myers, Henegan, Herbkersman, Hewitt, Hill, Hiott, Hixon, Hosey, Howard, Jefferson, Johnson, Jordan, King, Kirby, Knight, Loftis, Long, Lowe, Lucas, Mace, Mack, Magnuson, Martin, McCoy, McCravy, McEachern, McGinnis, McKnight, D. C. Moss, V. S. Moss, Murphy, B. Newton, W. Newton, Norrell, Ott, Parks, Pendarvis, Pitts, Pope, Putnam, Ridgeway, M. Rivers, S. Rivers, Robinson-Simpson, Rutherford, Sandifer, Simrill, G. M. Smith, G. R. Smith, J. E. Smith, Sottile, Spires, Stavrinakis, Stringer, Tallon, Taylor, Thayer, Thigpen, Toole, Trantham, Weeks, West, Wheeler, White, Whitmire, Williams, Willis, Young and Yow: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO HONOR SPECIAL OLYMPICS SOUTH CAROLINA FOR ITS WORTHY STANDARDS IN COMPETITIVE SPORTS FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES ON THE OCCASION OF THE FIFTIETH ANNIVERSARY OF THIS TRADITION AND TO CELEBRATE THE LONG-ESTABLISHED PRACTICE OF HOLDING THE STATE SUMMER GAMES AT FORT JACKSON.
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The Concurrent Resolution was adopted, ordered returned to the House.

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