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

INTRODUCTION OF BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS

FOR APRIL 24, 2013

S. 648 (Word version) -- Senators Rankin and Hutto: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 17-22-50, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PERSONS NOT TO BE CONSIDERED FOR A PRETRIAL INTERVENTION PROGRAM, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON MUST NOT BE CONSIDERED FOR INTERVENTION IF THE PERSON HAS BEEN ACCEPTED INTO AN INTERVENTION PROGRAM IN THE PREVIOUS TEN YEARS; TO AMEND SECTION 17-22-60, RELATING TO STANDARDS OF ELIGIBILITY FOR PRETRIAL INTERVENTION PROGRAMS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT INTERVENTION IS APPROPRIATE ONLY WHERE THE OFFENDER HAS NOT BEEN ACCEPTED IN A PRETRIAL INTERVENTION PROGRAM IN THE PREVIOUS TEN YEARS; AND TO AMEND SECTION 17-22-130, RELATING TO REPORTS AND IDENTIFICATION AS TO OFFENDERS ACCEPTED FOR PRETRIAL INTERVENTION PROGRAMS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT INFORMATION MAY ONLY BE USED BY SLED AND THE STATE PRETRIAL INTERVENTION PROGRAM COORDINATOR'S OFFICE IN THOSE CASES WHERE A CIRCUIT SOLICITOR INQUIRES AS TO WHETHER A PERSON HAS BEEN ACCEPTED IN A PRETRIAL INTERVENTION PROGRAM IN THE PREVIOUS TEN YEARS.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

S. 649 (Word version) -- Senators Bryant, Shealy, Bright, Corbin and Davis: A SENATE RESOLUTION TO ENCOURAGE BUSINESSES AND FIREARMS MANUFACTURERS FROM OUT OF STATE TO LOCATE IN THE PALMETTO STATE.
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Senator BRYANT spoke on the Resolution.

The Senate Resolution was introduced and referred to the Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry.

S. 650 (Word version) -- Senator Pinckney: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 23-31-30, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A FIREARMS DEALER SHALL CONDUCT VARIOUS BACKGROUND CHECKS, EVALUATIONS, AND INTERVIEWS TO DETERMINE IF A PERSON IS MENTALLY FIT PRIOR TO SELLING OR OTHERWISE TRANSFERRING AN ASSAULT RIFLE TO THE PERSON.
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Senator PINCKNEY spoke on the Bill.

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

S. 651 (Word version) -- Senator Allen: A SENATE RESOLUTION TO HONOR THE REVEREND ALONZO GREGG, JR., OF STAUNTON COMMUNITY BAPTIST CHURCH IN GREENVILLE ON THE OCCASION OF HIS THIRTY-FIRST ANNIVERSARY OF GOSPEL MINISTRY AT STAUNTON AND TO WISH HIM GOD'S RICHEST BLESSINGS AS HE CONTINUES TO SERVE THE LORD.
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The Senate Resolution was adopted.

S. 652 (Word version) -- Senators L. Martin, 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, S. Martin, Massey, Matthews, McElveen, McGill, Nicholson, O'Dell, Peeler, Pinckney, Rankin, Reese, Scott, Setzler, Shealy, Sheheen, Thurmond, Turner, Verdin, Williams and Young: A SENATE RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE PROFOUND SORROW OF THE MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA SENATE UPON THE DEATH OF PRIVATE FIRST CLASS BARRETT AUSTIN OF EASLEY, SOUTH CAROLINA AND TO EXTEND DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO HIS LOVING FAMILY AND FRIENDS.
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Senator L.MARTIN spoke on the Resolution.

The Senate Resolution was adopted.

S. 653 (Word version) -- Senator Williams: A SENATE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND ALFRED SCHRELL MCFADDEN, PRINCIPAL OF MARION HIGH SCHOOL, UPON THE OCCASION OF HIS RETIREMENT AFTER THIRTY-THREE YEARS OF OUTSTANDING SERVICE AS AN EDUCATOR, AND TO WISH HIM CONTINUED SUCCESS AND HAPPINESS IN ALL HIS FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
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The Senate Resolution was adopted.

H. 3354 (Word version) -- Reps. King, Knight, Hart, Howard, J. E. Smith, Cobb-Hunter, Neal, Douglas and Powers Norrell: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 44-63-84, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PERSONS TO WHOM DEATH CERTIFICATES MAY BE ISSUED, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE COUNTY REGISTRAR SHALL ISSUE, UPON REQUEST, DEATH CERTIFICATES THAT WERE FILED ELECTRONICALLY; AND TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Medical Affairs.

H. 3609 (Word version) -- Reps. Barfield, Clemmons and Sandifer: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING CHAPTER 77 TO TITLE 39 SO AS TO PROHIBIT THE SALE, POSSESSION, AND USE OF CERTAIN LASER POINTING DEVICES UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES, AND TO PROVIDE DEFINITIONS, EXEMPTIONS, AND REMEDIES.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

H. 3751 (Word version) -- Rep. Sandifer: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, SO AS TO CONFORM WITH FEDERAL MANDATES ENACTED BY THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS IN THE TRADE ADJUSTMENT ASSISTANCE EXTENSION ACT OF 2011; BY ADDING SECTION 41-41-45 SO AS TO PROVIDE THE DEPARTMENT OF EMPLOYMENT AND WORKFORCE SHALL IMPOSE A PENALTY ON FRAUDULENT OVERPAYMENTS OF UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS; BY ADDING SECTION 41-33-910 SO AS TO CREATE THE DEPARTMENT OF EMPLOYMENT AND WORKFORCE INTEGRITY FUND AND PROVIDE FOR ITS SOURCE AND USE; BY ADDING SECTION 41-35-135 SO AS TO PROVIDE THE DEPARTMENT SHALL CHARGE THE ACCOUNT OF AN EMPLOYER WHEN THE EMPLOYER FAILS TO RESPOND TIMELY OR ADEQUATELY TO A REQUEST BY THE DEPARTMENT FOR INFORMATION CONCERNING A CLAIM FOR UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS WHEN THE EMPLOYER HAS DEMONSTRATED A PATTERN OF FAILING TO TIMELY OR ADEQUATELY RESPOND TO THESE REQUESTS; AND TO AMEND SECTION 43-5-598, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS CONCERNING THE SOUTH CAROLINA EMPLOYABLES PROGRAM ACT, SO AS TO REVISE THE DEFINITION OF "NEW HIRE" TO APPLY WHERE THE SEPARATION OF AN EMPLOYEE FROM EMPLOYMENT IS FOR AT LEAST SIXTY CONSECUTIVE DAYS.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry.

Last Updated: April 24, 2013 at 5:10 PM