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

INTRODUCTION OF BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS

FOR APRIL 9, 2013

S. 571 (Word version) -- Senator Shealy: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-37-220 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO A TAX EXEMPTION FOR A DISABLED VETERAN, TO PROVIDE THAT THE TAX EXEMPTION IS ALLOWED TO THE SURVIVING SPOUSE OF THE PERSON ON ONE PRIVATE PASSENGER VEHICLE OWNED OR LEASED BY THE SPOUSE FOR THEIR LIFETIME OR UNTIL THE REMARRIAGE OF THE SURVIVING SPOUSE.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S. 572 (Word version) -- Senator Shealy: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 51-3-60 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO ADMISSION TO STATE PARKS, TO PROVIDE THAT ANY SOUTH CAROLINA RESIDENT WHO IS A VETERAN AND WHO HAS BEEN CLASSIFIED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS AS DISABLED MAY ENTER ANY STATE PARK WITHOUT CHARGE UPON PRESENTATION TO THE PERSON IN CHARGE OF THE PARK OF A CURRENT LETTER FROM THE COUNTY VETERANS AFFAIRS OFFICER STATING THE VETERAN'S DISABILITY.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Fish, Game and Forestry.

S. 573 (Word version) -- Senator Shealy: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 50-9-525 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO LICENSES FOR DISABLED RESIDENTS, TO PROVIDE THAT A VETERAN CLASSIFIED AS AT LEAST FIFTY PERCENT DISABLED OR HIGHER AS DETERMINED BY THE VETERANS ADMINISTRATION MAY OBTAIN A THREE-YEAR DISABILITY COMBINATION LICENSE OR A THREE-YEAR DISABILITY FISHING LICENSE FOR A ONE-TIME FEE OF TEN DOLLARS.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Fish, Game and Forestry.

S. 574 (Word version) -- Senator Cromer: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 25-1-420 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD MAY NOT ASSESS AND COLLECT A RENTAL CHARGE FOR THE BUILDING AND GROUNDS THAT SERVE AS THE ADJUTANT GENERAL'S HEADQUARTERS, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE ADJUTANT GENERAL IS FINANCIALLY AND ADMINISTRATIVELY RESPONSIBLE FOR THE BUILDING AND GROUNDS.
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Read the first time and referred to the General Committee.

S. 575 (Word version) -- Senator Massey: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 40-6-50, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO AN ANNUAL LICENSE FEE FOR AUCTIONEERS, SO AS TO MAKE THE FEE BIENNIAL; AND TO AMEND SECTION 40-6-240, RELATING TO THE LICENSING PERIOD FOR AN AUCTIONEER LICENSE AND CONTINUING EDUCATION REQUIRED FOR RENEWAL OF THE LICENSE, SO AS TO EXTEND THE PERIOD TO TWO YEARS AND MAKE CONFORMING CHANGES, AND TO INCREASE THE AMOUNT OF CONTINUING EDUCATION THAT A LICENSEE MUST EARN DURING THE LICENSING PERIOD PRECEDING RENEWAL FROM FOUR HOURS TO EIGHT HOURS.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry.

S. 576 (Word version) -- Senator Shealy: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-140 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO VETERAN DESIGNATION ON DRIVER'S LICENSES, TO REMOVE THE ONE DOLLAR FEE RETAINED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Transportation.

S. 577 (Word version) -- Senators Hayes, Gregory and Peeler: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO HONOR BETTY JEAN WALKER FEINDEL OF YORK COUNTY FOR HER MANY YEARS OF DEDICATED SERVICE TO THE YORK COUNTY REPUBLICAN PARTY, TO CONGRATULATE HER ON THE OCCASION OF HER RETIREMENT, AND TO WISH HER MUCH SUCCESS AND FULFILLMENT IN ALL HER FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
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The Concurrent Resolution was adopted, ordered sent to the House.

S. 578 (Word version) -- Senators Leatherman, Setzler, Thurmond, Peeler, Hembree, L. Martin, McElveen, Sheheen, Campbell, Young, Alexander, Cleary, Courson, Johnson, Grooms, Williams, O'Dell, Massey, Bennett, Cromer, Shealy, Turner and Matthews: A BILL TO AMEND VARIOUS PROVISIONS OF CHAPTER 41, TITLE 11 OF THE 1976 CODE, THE STATE GENERAL OBLIGATION ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT BOND ACT, TO PROVIDE FOR THE ISSUANCE OF GENERAL OBLIGATION DEBT TO SUPPORT AN ENHANCED ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT PROJECT, TO MAKE FINDINGS THAT THE ISSUANCE OF THE BONDED INDEBTEDNESS SUPPORTS A PUBLIC PURPOSE AND IS IN THE BEST INTERESTS OF THE STATE, TO PROVIDE QUALIFYING INVESTMENT AND JOB CREATION CRITERIA, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE TERMS, CONDITIONS, AND REQUIREMENTS FOR THE ISSUANCE OF THE BONDED INDEBTEDNESS.
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Senator LEATHERMAN spoke on the Bill.

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

S. 579 (Word version) -- Senator Bryant: A SENATE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE ANDERSON CHRISTIAN SCHOOL UPON WINNING THE SOUTH CAROLINA INDEPENDENT SCHOOL ASSOCIATION 1A VARSITY GIRLS BASKETBALL STATE CHAMPIONSHIP.
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The Senate Resolution was adopted.

S. 580 (Word version) -- Senator Hayes: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE YORK COUNTY AS A VITAL PART OF THE PALMETTO STATE AND TO DECLARE APRIL 10, 2013, "YORK COUNTY DAY" IN SOUTH CAROLINA.
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On motion of Senator HAYES, with unanimous consent, the Concurrent Resolution was adopted and ordered sent to the House.

S. 581 (Word version) -- Senator Young: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO DESIGNATE THE THIRD WEEK IN APRIL 2013 AS "SHAKEN BABY SYNDROME AWARENESS WEEK" TO RAISE AWARENESS REGARDING SHAKEN BABY SYNDROME AND TO COMMEND THE HOSPITALS, CHILD CARE COUNCILS, SCHOOLS, AND OTHER ORGANIZATIONS THAT EDUCATE PARENTS AND CAREGIVERS ON HOW TO PROTECT CHILDREN FROM ABUSE.
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The Concurrent Resolution was introduced and referred to the Committee on Medical Affairs.

S. 582 (Word version) -- Senators Peeler, McGill, Alexander and Hayes: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO FIX TUESDAY, MAY 7, 2013, AT 12:30 P.M., AS THE DATE AND TIME FOR THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES AND THE SENATE TO MEET IN JOINT SESSION IN THE HALL OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES FOR THE PURPOSE OF ELECTING MEMBERS OF THE BOARDS OF TRUSTEES FOR THE CITADEL, COASTAL CAROLINA UNIVERSITY, COLLEGE OF CHARLESTON, FRANCIS MARION UNIVERSITY, LANDER UNIVERSITY, MEDICAL UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA, SOUTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY, WINTHROP UNIVERSITY, AND WIL LOU GRAY OPPORTUNITY SCHOOL TO SUCCEED THOSE MEMBERS WHOSE TERMS EXPIRE ON JUNE 30, 2013, OR WHOSE POSITIONS OTHERWISE MUST BE FILLED; AND TO ESTABLISH A PROCEDURE REGARDING NOMINATIONS AND SECONDING SPEECHES FOR THE CANDIDATES FOR THESE OFFICES DURING THE JOINT SESSION.
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The Concurrent Resolution was introduced and referred to the Committee on Education.

S. 583 (Word version) -- Senators Alexander, Peeler and Campbell: A SENATE RESOLUTION TO DECLARE WEDNESDAY, APRIL 10, 2013, AS "CLEMSON DAY" IN SOUTH CAROLINA.
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The Senate Resolution was adopted.

S. 584 (Word version) -- Senator Campsen: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 9, TITLE 50 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO HUNTING AND FISHING LICENSES, BY ADDING SECTION 50-9-15, TO DEFINE "LICENSE SALES VENDOR" AND "LICENSE YEAR"; TO AMEND SECTION 50-9-20, RELATING TO THE DURATION OF HUNTING AND FISHING LICENSES, TO PROVIDE FOR THE DURATION OF LICENSES FOR RECREATIONAL AND COMMERCIAL USE, AND PERMITS THE DEPARTMENT TO ISSUE A LICENSE THAT EXPIRES ON THE DAY BEFORE THE ANNIVERSARY OF ITS ISSUANCE; TO AMEND SECTION 50-9-30, RELATING TO RESIDENCY REQUIREMENTS FOR LICENSES, TO REVISE THE REQUIREMENTS; TO AMEND SECTION 50-9-350, RELATING TO APPRENTICE HUNTING LICENSES, TO PROVIDE THAT THE HOLDER OF AN APPRENTICE HUNTING LICENSE WHO OBTAINS A CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION PRIOR TO THE EXPIRATION DATE OF HIS APPRENTICE HUNTING LICENSE WILL USE HIS APPRENTICE HUNTING LICENSE AS HIS STATEWIDE HUNTING LICENSE, PROVIDED THE LICENSEE MUST HAVE THE CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION IN HIS POSSESSION WHILE HUNTING; TO AMEND SECTION 50-9-510, RELATING TO LICENSES FOR PURCHASE FOR THE PRIVILEGE OF HUNTING, TO REMOVE THE HUNTING LICENSE VALID ONLY IN A SINGLE COUNTY, TO REMOVE RESTRICTIONS ON THE THREE YEAR LICENSE PURCHASE, TO CLARIFY REQUIREMENTS FOR MIGRATORY WATERFOWL PERMITS, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE RETAINED VENDOR FEE; TO AMEND SECTION 50-9-530, RELATING TO CATAWBA LICENSES, TO PROVIDE THERE IS NO COST TO A CATAWBA HUNTING AND FISHING LICENSEE FOR ANY OTHER TAGS REQUIRED BY LAW FOR RECREATIONAL HUNTING AND FISHING EXCEPT FOR THOSE DEPARTMENT HUNTING AND FISHING ACTIVITIES CONTROLLED BY LOTTERY; TO AMEND SECTION 50-9-540, RELATING TO RECREATIONAL LICENSES, TO PROVIDE THAT RESIDENTS AND NONRESIDENTS MUST PURCHASE ANY OTHER LICENSE THAT GRANTS FISHING PRIVILEGE, TO DELETE THE LAKES AND RESERVOIRS PERMIT, AND TO CHANGE THE TEMPORARY NONRESIDENT FISHING LICENSE FROM SEVEN TO FOURTEEN DAYS; TO AMEND SECTION 50-9-610, RELATING TO ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS FOR TAKING NONGAME FRESHWATER FISH, TO PROVIDE THAT TAGS MUST BE ATTACHED AS PRESCRIBED; TO AMEND SECTION 50-9-665, RELATING TO BEAR TAGS, TO PROVIDE FOR THE REQUIREMENT FOR BEAR TAGS; TO AMEND SECTION 50-9-920, RELATING TO REVENUES FROM THE SALE OF PRIVILEGES, LICENSES, PERMITS, AND TAGS, TO MAKE CONFORMING CHANGES AND TO PROVIDE FOR LICENSE REVENUE DISTRIBUTION; TO AMEND SECTION 50-9-950, RELATING TO THE FISH AND WILDLIFE PROTECTION FUND, TO PROVIDE FUND ASSETS AND USES; TO AMEND SECTION 50-9-955, RELATING TO THE FISH AND WILDLIFE DEFERRED LICENSE FUND, TO PROVIDE FOR THE ANNUAL TRANSFER OF FUNDS; TO AMEND SECTION 50-9-960, RELATING TO THE MARINE RESOURCES FUND, TO PROVIDE FUND ASSETS AND USES; TO AMEND SECTION 50-9-965, RELATING TO THE MARINE RESOURCES DEFERRED LICENSE FUND, TO PROVIDE FOR THE ANNUAL TRANSFER OF FUNDS; AND TO REPEAL SECTION 50-15-65(E).
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Fish, Game and Forestry.

S. 585 (Word version) -- Senator Bryant: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 40-13-40 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A REGISTERED BARBER MAY PRACTICE BARBERING IN A BEAUTY SALON; TO AMEND SECTION 40-13-20, RELATING TO THE DEFINITION OF "BEAUTY SALON", SO AS INCLUDE BARBERING WITHIN THE SCOPE OF PROFESSIONAL SERVICES THAT MAY BE PERFORMED IN A BEAUTY SALON IN ADDITION TO COSMETOLOGY; AND TO REPEAL SECTION 40-7-260 RELATING TO THE PROVISION THAT ONLY LICENSED MASTER HAIR CARE SPECIALISTS MAY USE CHEMICALS TO WAVE, RELAX, STRAIGHTEN, OR BLEACH HAIR IN A BARBER SHOP.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry.

S. 586 (Word version) -- Senator Lourie: A SENATE RESOLUTION TO CELEBRATE APRIL 23, 2013, THE 105TH BIRTHDAY OF THE UNITED STATES ARMY RESERVE, TO HONOR THE COMMITMENT, DEDICATION, AND SERVICE TO AMERICA OF UNITED STATES ARMY RESERVISTS, AND TO OFFER CONTINUING SUPPORT TO OUR SOLDIERS.
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The Senate Resolution was adopted.

S. 587 (Word version) -- Senator Allen: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR DR. BENJAMIN SOLOMON CARSON, SR., RENOWNED DIRECTOR OF PEDIATRIC NEUROSURGERY AT JOHNS HOPKINS HOSPITAL, AND TO WELCOME HIM TO SOUTH CAROLINA AS KEYNOTE SPEAKER AT THE SEVENTH ANNUAL GREENVILLE HOSPITAL SYSTEM'S MINORITY HEALTH SUMMIT.
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The Concurrent Resolution was adopted, ordered sent to the House.

S. 588 (Word version) -- Senator Jackson: A SENATE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE W. ANTHONY "TONY" MCDONALD OF COLUMBIA ON BEING NAMED RICHLAND COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR AND TO WISH HIM WELL IN ALL HIS FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
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The Senate Resolution was adopted.

S. 589 (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 CHRISTIE SAVAGE FOR HER OUTSTANDING COMMUNITY LEADERSHIP AND TO THANK HER FOR HER SIX YEARS OF SERVICE AS PRESIDENT OF THE NORTHWOOD HILLS NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION IN THE CITY OF COLUMBIA.
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The Senate Resolution was adopted.

S. 590 (Word version) -- Senator Campsen: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 50-5-1705 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO CATCH LIMITS, TO PROVIDE THAT IT IS UNLAWFUL FOR A PERSON TO TAKE OR POSSESS MORE THAN ONE TARPON IN ANY ONE DAY OR A TARPON OF LESS THAN SEVENTY-SEVEN INCHES IN FORK LENGTH.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Fish, Game and Forestry.

S. 591 (Word version) -- Senators Young, 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, Scott, Setzler, Shealy, Sheheen, Thurmond, Turner, Verdin and Williams: A SENATE RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE PROFOUND SORROW OF THE MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA SENATE, UPON THE PASSING OF TANNER NOLAN LEWIS OF AIKEN COUNTY, AND TO EXTEND THEIR DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO HIS LARGE AND LOVING FAMILY AND HIS MANY FRIENDS.
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The Senate Resolution was adopted.

H. 3491 (Word version) -- Reps. Sandifer, Clemmons, Atwater, Ott, D. C. Moss, Erickson, Herbkersman, Ballentine, Forrester, Sottile, Lowe, Toole, Bales, Weeks, Edge and Loftis: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 27-32-10, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS CONCERNING VACATION TIME SHARING PLANS, SO AS TO DEFINE AND REDEFINE CERTAIN TERMS; TO AMEND SECTION 27-32-55, RELATING TO FEES FOR THE RESALE OF AN INTEREST IN A VACATION TIMESHARE, SO AS TO PROVIDE REQUIREMENTS OF A RESALE VACATION TIMESHARE SERVICE PROVIDER; TO AMEND SECTION 27-32-80, RELATING TO THE TRANSFER OF AN INTEREST IN A VACATION TIME SHARING PLAN FROM A SELLER TO A THIRD PARTY, SO AS TO MAKE THE PROVISIONS APPLICABLE TO A RESALE OF THE INTEREST; AND TO AMEND SECTION 27-32-130, RELATING TO ENFORCEMENT AND IMPLEMENTATION PROVISIONS, SO AS TO MAKE THE PROVISIONS APPLICABLE TO A VACATION TIME SHARING ASSOCIATION.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

H. 3512 (Word version) -- Reps. Quinn and J. E. Smith: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 61-6-1560, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DISCOUNTS ON ALCOHOLIC LIQUORS OR NONALCOHOLIC ITEMS, SO AS TO ALLOW A RETAIL DEALER TO OFFER DISCOUNTS AT THE REGISTER THROUGH THE USE OF PREMIUMS, COUPONS, OR STAMPS, SO LONG AS THE COST RELATED TO THE DISCOUNT IS PROVIDED ONLY BY THE RETAIL DEALER AND IS NOT PROHIBITED BY FEDERAL LAW; AND TO AMEND SECTION 61-6-1500, RELATING TO RESTRICTIONS ON RETAIL DEALERS OF CERTAIN ALCOHOLIC PRODUCTS, SO AS TO PROHIBIT CERTAIN TRANSACTIONS TO ANOTHER RETAIL DEALER IN CERTAIN SITUATIONS, TO PROHIBIT CERTAIN TRANSACTIONS BETWEEN LOCATIONS OWNED BY THE SAME RETAIL DEALER, AND TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL PENALTIES.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

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