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

INTRODUCTION OF BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS

FOR MAY 22, 2013

S. 714 (Word version) -- Senator Hutto: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 15, TITLE 50, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE NONGAME AND ENDANGERED SPECIES CONSERVATION ACT, SO AS TO RENAME THIS CHAPTER "NONGAME AND ENDANGERED SPECIES", TO DESIGNATE THE CHAPTER'S EXISTING SECTIONS AS "ARTICLE 1 NONGAME AND ENDANGERED WILDLIFE SPECIES", TO DELETE THE SECTION THAT REGULATES ALLIGATOR HUNTING, CONTROL, AND MANAGEMENT, AND TO ADD ARTICLE 3 TO THIS CHAPTER WHICH IS ENTITLED "THE SOUTH CAROLINA CAPTIVE ALLIGATOR PROPAGATION ACT" WHICH ALLOWS THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES TO REGULATE THE BUSINESS OF PROPAGATING ALLIGATORS FOR COMMERCIAL PURPOSES AND THE HUNTING, CONTROL, AND MANAGEMENT OF ALLIGATORS.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Fish, Game and Forestry.

S. 715 (Word version) -- Senator Coleman: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 7-7-170, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE DESIGNATION OF PRECINCTS IN CHESTER COUNTY, SO AS TO REDESIGNATE CERTAIN PRECINCTS, TO DESIGNATE A MAP NUMBER ON WHICH THE NAMES OF THESE PRECINCTS MAY BE FOUND AND MAINTAINED BY THE OFFICE OF RESEARCH AND STATISTICS OF THE STATE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD, AND TO CORRECT ARCHAIC LANGUAGE.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

S. 716 (Word version) -- Senator Alexander: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 63-9-780, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO CONFIDENTIALITY OF RECORDS, SO AS TO CLARIFY THAT THE RELEASE OF NONIDENTIFYING INFORMATION TO AN ADOPTEE, REGARDING THE HEALTH AND MEDICAL HISTORY OF AN ADOPTEE'S BIOLOGICAL PARENTS, IS ALWAYS IN THE BEST INTEREST OF THE PERSONS CONCERNED, AND TO REQUIRE AN AGENCY TO RELEASE THE NONIDENTIFYING INFORMATION TO THE ADOPTEE.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

S. 717 (Word version) -- Senators Matthews, Williams and Hembree: A JOINT RESOLUTION TO IMPOSE A MORATORIUM, IN EFFECT UNTIL DECEMBER 31, 2017, ON THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL ISSUING PERMITS TO CONSTRUCT CERTAIN NEW CLASS 3 LANDFILLS OR TO REPLACE OR EXPAND CERTAIN EXISTING CLASS 3 LANDFILLS AND ON THE DEPARTMENT ISSUING APPROVALS TO INCREASE THE ANNUAL DISPOSAL RATE AT CERTAIN CLASS 3 LANDFILLS; AND TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT TO REPORT ON PERMIT APPLICATIONS AFFECTED BY THE MORATORIUM.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Medical Affairs.

S. 718 (Word version) -- Senator Alexander: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 56-7-37 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A DRIVER OF A MOTOR VEHICLE MAY BE FOUND LIABLE OF A CIVIL PENALTY FOR VIOLATIONS REGARDING PASSING OR OVERTAKING A SCHOOL BUS IF THE VIOLATION IS CAPTURED ON A VIDEO RECORDING DEVICE MOUNTED ON THE SCHOOL BUS, TO PROVIDE PENALTIES, AND TO PROVIDE THE EVIDENTIARY PROCESS AND THE PROCESS BY WHICH A PERSON RECEIVES SERVICE OF PROCESS.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Transportation.

S. 719 (Word version) -- Senator Lourie: A SENATE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR THE A.C. FLORA HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL TEAM, COACHES, AND SCHOOL OFFICIALS FOR AN OUTSTANDING SEASON AND TO CONGRATULATE THEM ON WINNING THE 2013 CLASS AAA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE.
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The Senate Resolution was adopted.

S. 720 (Word version) -- Senators Allen and Sheheen: A SENATE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR JIL LITTLEJOHN OF GREENVILLE COUNTY ON HER HISTORIC ACHIEVEMENT OF BEING THE FIRST FEMALE AND FIRST AFRICAN-AMERICAN APPOINTED PRESIDENT AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER OF THE URBAN LEAGUE OF THE UPSTATE, AND FOR HER SIGNIFICANT CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE GREENVILLE COMMUNITY.
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The Senate Resolution was adopted.

S. 721 (Word version) -- Senators Shealy, Setzler, Courson, Cromer and Massey: A SENATE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR THE LEXINGTON HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL TEAM, COACHES, AND SCHOOL OFFICIALS FOR AN OUTSTANDING SEASON AND TO CONGRATULATE THEM ON WINNING THE 2013 CLASS AAAA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE.
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The Senate Resolution was adopted.

Last Updated: May 22, 2013 at 8:40 PM