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

INTRODUCTION OF BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS

FOR JUNE 6, 2013

S. 784 (Word version) -- Senator Hutto: A SENATE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR THE ORANGEBURG PREPARATORY SCHOOLS VARSITY GIRLS SPORTING CLAYS TEAM, COACHES, AND SCHOOL OFFICIALS FOR AN OUTSTANDING SEASON AND TO CONGRATULATE THEM FOR WINNING THE 2013 SOUTH CAROLINA INDEPENDENT SCHOOL ASSOCIATION AND THE 2013 SOUTH CAROLINA YOUTH SHOOTING FOUNDATION STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLES.
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The Senate Resolution was adopted.

S. 785 (Word version) -- Senator Allen: A SENATE RESOLUTION TO HONOR AND RECOGNIZE OLD PILGRIM MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH IN SIMPSONVILLE, SOUTH CAROLINA UPON ITS ONE HUNDRED FORTY-FIFTH ANNIVERSARY AND TO WISH MANY MORE YEARS OF HAPPINESS AND SUCCESS FOR THIS OUTSTANDING CONGREGATION.
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The Senate Resolution was adopted.

S. 786 (Word version) -- Senator Jackson: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 27-50-40, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY CONDITION DISCLOSURE STATEMENT, SO AS TO INCLUDE INFORMATION ABOUT ANY REQUIREMENT THAT BY PURCHASING THE REAL PROPERTY THE PURCHASER MUST BECOME A MEMBER OF ONE OR MORE ASSOCIATIONS AND ANY LIST OF FEES OR ASSESSMENTS THE PURCHASER IS REQUIRED TO PAY BY THE ASSOCIATION OR ASSOCIATIONS; AND TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ENACTING THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOMEOWNERS' ASSOCIATION COOPERATION ACT.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

S. 787 (Word version) -- Senator Davis: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 59-112-50 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO IN-STATE TUITION RATES FOR MILITARY PERSONNEL AND THEIR DEPENDENTS UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS, TO REVISE THE CRITERIA UNDER WHICH VETERANS WHO ARE HONORABLY DISCHARGED AND THEIR DEPENDENTS MAY RECEIVE IN-STATE TUITION RATES.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Education.

S. 788 (Word version) -- Senator Massey: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 15-32-220 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO NONECONOMIC DAMAGES LIMIT, TO PROVIDE FOR PERSONAL INJURY ACTIONS AGAINST DEFENDANTS AND TO MAKE TECHNICAL CHANGES; TO AMEND CHAPTER 32, TITLE 15, RELATING TO DAMAGES, BY ADDING SECTION 15-32-250, TO PROVIDE FOR PLEADINGS IN CLAIMS FOR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, BY ADDING SECTION 15-32-260, TO PROVIDE FOR BIFURCATED TRIALS FOR AWARD OF DAMAGES, BY ADDING SECTION 15-32-270, TO LIMIT PUNITIVE DAMAGES, AND BY ADDING SECTION 15-35-280, TO PROVIDE RESTRICTIONS FOR AWARDING PUNITIVE DAMAGES; TO REPEAL ARTICLE 5, CHAPTER 32, TITLE 15, RELATING TO PUNITIVE DAMAGES; TO AMEND CHAPTER 3, TITLE 27, RELATING TO LIMITATION ON LIABILITY OF LANDOWNERS, TO DEFINE TERMS RELATING TO THE CHAPTER AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE LIABILITY OF AN OWNER, LESSEE, OR OCCUPANT OF AGRICULTURAL LAND AND REAL PROPERTY; AND TO AMEND SECTION 37-3-106, RELATING TO THE DEFINITION OF LOANS, TO PROVIDE THAT A LOAN INCLUDES THE PROVISION OF A CASH ADVANCE OR FUNDS TO A PERSON IN EXCHANGE FOR THAT PERSON ASSIGNING, CONVEYING, OR OTHERWISE CONFERRING, TO THE PERSON OR ENTITY ADVANCING THE CASH ADVANCE OR FUNDS, THE RIGHT TO RECEIVE THE PROCEEDS, OR PART THEREOF, OF THE SETTLEMENT, INSURANCE PAYMENT, OR AWARD OF DAMAGES.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

H. 3089 (Word version) -- Reps. Pope, Tallon, Hixon, Wells, McCoy and Daning: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-1140, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DEDUCTIONS ALLOWED FROM SOUTH CAROLINA TAXABLE INCOME OF AN INDIVIDUAL FOR PURPOSES OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA INCOME TAX ACT, SO AS TO ALLOW A MAXIMUM THREE THOUSAND DOLLAR A YEAR DEDUCTION FOR VOLUNTEER STATE CONSTABLES DESIGNATED BY THE STATE LAW ENFORCEMENT DIVISION AS STATE CONSTABLES AND TO PROVIDE THE ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR THIS DEDUCTION.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

H. 4284 (Word version) -- Reps. Weeks, G. M. Smith, J. E. Smith and Gilliard: A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 59-39-115, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO ISSUANCE OF HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMAS TO CERTAIN VETERANS OF THE UNITED STATES MILITARY, SO AS TO INCLUDE VETERANS OF THE ERA ENCOMPASSING THE KOREAN WAR AND VIETNAM WAR.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Education.

H. 4288 (Word version) -- Rep. Lucas: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION NAME THE INTERCHANGE LOCATED AT EXIT 120 ALONG UNITED STATES HIGHWAY 20 IN LEE COUNTY "STATE REPRESENTATIVE GRADY A. BROWN INTERCHANGE" AND ERECT APPROPRIATE MARKERS OR SIGNS AT THIS EXIT THAT CONTAIN THE WORDS "STATE REPRESENTATIVE GRADY A. BROWN INTERCHANGE".
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The Concurrent Resolution was introduced and referred to the Committee on Transportation.

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