South Carolina General Assembly
120th Session, 2013-2014
Legislation Introduced into the Senate

INTRODUCTION OF BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS

FOR FEBRUARY 26, 2013

S. 422 (Word version) -- Senator Lourie: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 38-71-145, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO REQUIRED COVERAGE FOR MAMMOGRAMS BY INDIVIDUAL AND GROUP HEALTH INSURANCE POLICIES AND HEALTH MAINTENANCE ORGANIZATION POLICES, SO AS TO REQUIRE SUPPLEMENTAL COVERAGE FOR BREAST ULTRASOUND SCREENING WHEN A MAMMOGRAM DEMONSTRATES HETEROGENEOUS OR DENSE BREAST TISSUE, AND TO REQUIRE A MAMMOGRAPHY REPORT INCLUDING SPECIFIC INFORMATION BE PROVIDED TO A PATIENT WHO RECEIVES THIS ULTRASOUND SCREENING.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Banking and Insurance.

S. 423 (Word version) -- Senators Campbell, Bennett and Hembree: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 61-4-1515, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO SAMPLES AND SALES OF BEER AT BREWERIES, SO AS TO SPECIFY THAT FOURTEEN PERCENT ALCOHOL BY WEIGHT IS THE MAXIMUM THAT MAY BE OFFERED FOR ON-PREMISES CONSUMPTION, TO ALLOW FOR THE SALE OF SIXTY-FOUR OUNCES OF BEER TO A CONSUMER EVERY TWENTY-FOUR HOURS, TO PROVIDE THE BEER MUST BE SOLD AT THE APPROXIMATE RETAIL PRICE, TO PROVIDE THAT APPROPRIATE TAXES MUST BE REMITTED, AND TO CLARIFY THAT A CERTAIN PROVISION APPLIES TO OFF-PREMISES CONSUMPTION.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

S. 424 (Word version) -- Senators L. Martin, Leatherman, Hutto, Malloy, Campbell, Massey and Lourie: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 42-5-190, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO TAX ON SELF-INSURERS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE WORKERS' COMPENSATION COMMISSION SHALL RETAIN A PORTION OF ALL ASSESSMENTS PAID BY SELF-INSURERS WITH THE REMAINDER TO BE DEPOSITED WITH THE STATE TREASURER AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE WORKERS' COMPENSATION COMMISSION SHALL RETAIN A PORTION OF ANY PENALTIES ASSESSED WITH THE REMAINDER TO BE REMITTED TO THE GENERAL FUND.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

S. 425 (Word version) -- Senator Ford: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 16-23-50, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS OF CERTAIN OFFENSES INVOLVING WEAPONS, SO AS TO INCLUDE ASSAULT WEAPONS IN THE PURVIEW OF THE STATUTE AND INCREASE THE PENALTIES FOR A VIOLATION AND CREATE A TWO-TIERED PENALTY SCHEME; TO AMEND SECTION 16-23-210, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS FOR PURPOSES OF THE ARTICLE, SO AS TO DEFINE THE TERM "ASSAULT WEAPON"; AND TO AMEND SECTIONS 16-23-220, 16-23-230, AND 16-23-240, RELATING TO THE UNLAWFUL TRANSPORTATION; STORING, KEEPING, OR POSSESSING; AND SALE, RENTAL, OR GIVING AWAY OF MACHINE GUNS, MILITARY FIREARMS, OR SAWED-OFF SHOTGUNS OR RIFLES, RESPECTIVELY, SO AS TO INCLUDE ASSAULT WEAPONS IN THE LIST OF WEAPONS BANNED BY THE PROVISIONS OF THE STATUTES.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

S. 426 (Word version) -- Senators Jackson, Matthews, Hutto and McElveen: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 17-22-935 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT CERTAIN NONVIOLENT OFFENSES MAY BE EXPUNGED AND TO ESTABLISH THE CIRCUMSTANCES UNDER WHICH THE EXPUNGEMENT MAY OCCUR.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

S. 427 (Word version) -- Senator L. Martin: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO DIRECT THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING AND REGULATION TO PROVIDE APPROPRIATE NOTICE TO LOCAL ZONING AUTHORITIES CONCERNING THE PROVISION OF VAN PARKING SPACES IN COMPLIANCE WITH THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT AND THE SOUTH CAROLINA BUILDING CODE.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry.

S. 428 (Word version) -- Medical Affairs Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL, RELATING TO SOUTH CAROLINA IMMUNIZATION REGISTRY, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 4259, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
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Read the first time and ordered placed on the Calendar without reference.

S. 429 (Word version) -- Medical Affairs Committee: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING AND REGULATION - PANEL FOR DIETETICS, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 4237, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
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Read the first time and ordered placed on the Calendar without reference.

S. 430 (Word version) -- Senator Shealy: A SENATE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE OUMAR DIABY UPON BECOMING A CITIZEN OF THE UNITED STATES AND TO WISH HIM CONTINUED SUCCESS IN ALL HIS FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
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The Senate Resolution was adopted.

S. 431 (Word version) -- Senators Scott, Alexander, Allen, Bennett, Bright, Bryant, Campbell, Campsen, Cleary, Coleman, Corbin, Courson, Cromer, Davis, Fair, Ford, Gregory, Grooms, Hayes, Hembree, Hutto, Jackson, Johnson, Leatherman, Lourie, Malloy, L. Martin, S. Martin, Massey, Matthews, McElveen, McGill, Nicholson, O'Dell, Peeler, Pinckney, Rankin, Reese, Setzler, Shealy, Sheheen, Thurmond, Turner, Verdin, Williams and Young: A SENATE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND LITTLE ZION BAPTIST CHURCH IN RICHLAND COUNTY ON THE OCCASION OF ITS ONE HUNDRED EIGHTIETH ANNIVERSARY AND TO HONOR THE CHURCH FOR DECADES OF OUTSTANDING SERVICE TO THE COMMUNITY.
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The Senate Resolution was adopted.

S. 432 (Word version) -- Senator Cromer: A SENATE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND THE NAVY JUNIOR ROTC PROGRAM OF CHAPIN HIGH SCHOOL FOR OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCE AND TO CONGRATULATE THE CADETS, INSTRUCTORS, AND SCHOOL OFFICIALS ON THE UNIT BEING NAMED 2013 NAVY LEAGUE MOST OUTSTANDING UNIT AT THE NATIONAL LEVEL.
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The Senate Resolution was adopted.

H. 3184 (Word version) -- Reps. Pope, R. L. Brown, M. S. McLeod, Weeks, Bales, Gilliard, Whipper, W. J. McLeod and Mitchell: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 22-5-910, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO EXPUNGEMENT OF CRIMINAL RECORDS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON MAY BE ELIGIBLE FOR EXPUNGEMENT OF A FIRST OFFENSE CRIME WHICH CARRIES A FINE OF ONE THOUSAND DOLLARS RATHER THAN FIVE HUNDRED DOLLARS.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

H. 3459 (Word version) -- Reps. Sandifer, Bales, J. E. Smith and Erickson: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 40-2-10, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA BOARD OF ACCOUNTANCY, SO AS TO PROVIDE THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING AND REGULATION SHALL DESIGNATE CERTAIN PERSONNEL FOR THE EXCLUSIVE USE OF THE BOARD, TO PROHIBIT THE DEPARTMENT FROM ASSIGNING OTHER WORK TO THESE PERSONNEL WITHOUT APPROVAL OF THE BOARD, AND TO PROVIDE THESE PERSONNEL MAY BE TERMINATED BY THE DIRECTOR OF A MAJORITY OF THE BOARD; TO AMEND SECTION 40-2-30, RELATING TO THE PRACTICE OF ACCOUNTANCY, SO AS TO PROVIDE A CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANT LICENSED BY THE BOARD IS EXEMPT FROM LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS OF PRIVATE SECURITY AND INVESTIGATION AGENCIES; AND TO AMEND SECTION 40-2-70, RELATING TO POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE BOARD, SO AS TO PROVIDE THE BOARD MAY CONDUCT PERIODIC INSPECTIONS OF LICENSEES OR FIRMS; AND TO AMEND SECTION 40-2-80, RELATING TO INVESTIGATIONS OF ALLEGED VIOLATIONS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THE DEPARTMENT SHALL DIRECT THE INVESTIGATOR ASSIGNED TO THE BOARD TO INVESTIGATE AN ALLEGED VIOLATION TO DETERMINE THE EXISTENCE OF PROBABLE CAUSE MERITING FURTHER PROCEEDINGS.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry.

H. 3598 (Word version) -- Rep. Barfield: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR ANTHONY EUGENE "T. J." JOHNSON FOR A STELLAR CAREER AT THE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA BOTH AS AN OUTSTANDING ATHLETE ON THE GAMECOCK FOOTBALL TEAM AND AS AN EXEMPLARY STUDENT.
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The Concurrent Resolution was adopted, ordered returned to the House.

H. 3599 (Word version) -- Reps. Hiott, Owens and Skelton: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR RODDEY E. GETTYS III, THE FORMER CEO OF BAPTIST EASLEY HOSPITAL, UPON THE OCCASION OF HIS RETIREMENT AFTER FORTY-THREE YEARS OF OUTSTANDING SERVICE, AND TO WISH HIM CONTINUED SUCCESS AND HAPPINESS IN ALL HIS FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
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The Concurrent Resolution was adopted, ordered returned to the House.

H. 3600 (Word version) -- Rep. Allison: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND RACHEL BRYSON FOR HER OUTSTANDING COMMUNITY SERVICE AND TO CONGRATULATE HER UPON BEING NAMED A 2013 PRUDENTIAL SPIRIT OF COMMUNITY AWARD DISTINGUISHED FINALIST AND EXTEND BEST WISHES FOR HER CONTINUED SUCCESS AND HAPPINESS.
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The Concurrent Resolution was adopted, ordered returned to the House.

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