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(PRIME) Senator Thurmond 
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S 0253 General Bill, By Thurmond
Summary: Beer and wine
    A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 4, TITLE 61, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PROVISIONS CONCERNING BEER AND WINE, BY ADDING SECTION 61-4-105, AND TO AMEND CHAPTER 6, TITLE 61, RELATING TO THE REGULATION OF RETAILERS OF ALCOHOLIC LIQUORS, BY ADDING SECTION 61-6-1535, SO AS TO PROVIDE MITIGATING FACTORS FOR CONSIDERATION BEFORE SUSPENSION OR REVOCATION OF PERMIT OR LICENSE.
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12/10/14 Senate Prefiled
12/10/14 Senate Referred to Committee on Judiciary
01/13/15 Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 155)
01/13/15 Senate Referred to Committee on Judiciary (Senate Journal-page 155)
03/20/15 Senate Referred to Subcommittee: Rankin (ch), Allen, Bennett
S 0254 General Bill, By Thurmond
Similar (H 3093)
Summary: Obtaining or using personal information
    A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 30-2-50, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO OBTAINING OR USING PERSONAL INFORMATION OBTAINED FROM A STATE AGENCY FOR COMMERCIAL SOLICITATION, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE SECTION APPLIES TO STATE AND LOCAL AGENCIES.
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12/10/14 Senate Prefiled
12/10/14 Senate Referred to Committee on Judiciary
01/13/15 Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 155)
01/13/15 Senate Referred to Committee on Judiciary (Senate Journal-page 155)
03/06/15 Senate Referred to Subcommittee: Massey (ch), Allen, Thurmond
S 0255 General Bill, By Thurmond
Similar (H 3700)
Summary: Destruction of booking and arrest records
    A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 17-1-40, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE DESTRUCTION OF ARREST AND BOOKING RECORDS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON OR ENTITY WHO PUBLISHES ON THE PERSON OR ENTITY'S WEBSITE THE ARREST AND BOOKING RECORDS OF A PERSON WHOSE CHARGES HAVE BEEN DISCHARGED OR DISMISSED, OR OF A PERSON WHO IS FOUND NOT GUILTY OF A CHARGE, SHALL, WITHOUT FEE OR COMPENSATION, REMOVE THE ARREST AND BOOKING RECORDS WITHIN THIRTY DAYS OF A WRITTEN REQUEST, AND TO PROVIDE THE PENALTIES FOR A PERSON OR ENTITY WHO FAILS TO REMOVE THE ARREST AND BOOKING RECORDS.
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12/10/14 Senate Prefiled
12/10/14 Senate Referred to Committee on Judiciary
01/13/15 Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 155)
01/13/15 Senate Referred to Committee on Judiciary (Senate Journal-page 155)
01/30/15 Senate Referred to Subcommittee: Thurmond (ch), Allen, Corbin
03/25/15 Senate Committee report: Favorable with amendment Judiciary (Senate Journal-page 16)
03/26/15 Scrivener's error corrected
04/01/15 Scrivener's error corrected
04/01/15 Senate Committee Amendment Adopted (Senate Journal-page 37)
04/07/15 Scrivener's error corrected
04/08/15 Scrivener's error corrected
04/15/15 Senate Read second time (Senate Journal-page 16)
04/15/15 Senate Roll call Ayes-43 Nays-0 (Senate Journal-page 16)
04/16/15 Senate Read third time and sent to House (Senate Journal-page 15)
04/21/15 House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 15)
04/21/15 House Referred to Committee on Judiciary (House Journal-page 15)
05/06/15 House Committee report: Favorable with amendment Judiciary (House Journal-page 37)
05/12/15 House Amended (House Journal-page 18)
05/12/15 House Requests for debate-Rep(s). Tallon, Rutherford, Jefferson, King, Gagnon, WJ McLeod, Hart, McEachern, Daning, Crosby, Bradley, Clyburn, Hosey, Anderson, GA Brown, RL Brown, Allison, Forrester, Clarey, Kirby, Henegan, Hiott, Kennedy, GR Smith, Norman, Williams, Dilliards, Weeks (House Journal-page 18)
05/14/15 House Debate adjourned until Wed., 5-20-15 (House Journal-page 24)
S 0256 General Bill, By Thurmond
Summary: Changes in corporate limits
    A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 3, TITLE 5 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO CHANGES IN CORPORATE LIMITS, BY ADDING A NEW SECTION TO PROVIDE FOR AN ADDITIONAL METHOD OF ANNEXATION BY RESOLUTION OF A SPECIAL PURPOSE DISTRICT WHEN A PREEXISTING MUNICIPALITY ANNEXES A MAJORITY OF THE POPULATION OF THE DISTRICT OR WHEN A MUNICIPALITY INCORPORATES A MAJORITY OF THE POPULATION OF A DISTRICT.
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12/10/14 Senate Prefiled
12/10/14 Senate Referred to Committee on Judiciary
01/13/15 Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 156)
01/13/15 Senate Referred to Committee on Judiciary (Senate Journal-page 156)
02/10/15 Scrivener's error corrected
S 0257 General Bill, By Thurmond
Summary: Electronic monitoring
    A BILL TO AMEND TITLE 44 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO HEALTH, BY ADDING CHAPTER 83, TO AUTHORIZE ELECTRONIC MONITORING OF A RESIDENT'S ROOM IN A LONG-TERM CARE FACILITY, TO PROVIDE THAT A LONG-TERM CARE FACILITY SHALL PROVIDE NOTICE THAT AUTHORIZED ELECTRONIC MONITORING IS PERMITTED AND MAY BE CONDUCTED ONLY WITH CONSENT, TO PROVIDE THAT A LONG-TERM CARE FACILITY SHALL NOT REFUSE TO ADMIT OR REMOVE AN INDIVIDUAL AS A RESIDENT FOR A REASON RELATED TO THE USE OF AUTHORIZED ELECTRONIC MONITORING, TO PROVIDE WHO MAY REQUEST ELECTRONIC MONITORING, TO PROVIDE THAT THE SOUTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL SHALL DEVELOP CERTAIN GUIDELINES TO ASSIST IN DECIDING WHETHER A RESIDENT LACKS THE REQUIRED CAPACITY TO CONSENT AND GUIDELINES TO DETERMINE WHETHER A PERSON MAY SERVE AS A RESIDENT'S LEGAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR PURPOSES OF THIS CHAPTER, TO PROVIDE THAT REQUESTS FOR AUTHORIZED ELECTRONIC MONITORING MUST BE MADE ON A FORM DEVELOPED BY THE SOUTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL AND TO OUTLINE THE REQUIREMENTS TO BE INCLUDED IN THE FORM, TO PROVIDE WHEN AND WHERE AUTHORIZED ELECTRONIC MONITORING MAY BE CONDUCTED, TO PROVIDE REQUIREMENTS FOR AND OF A LONG-TERM CARE FACILITY RELATED TO AUTHORIZED ELECTRONIC MONITORING, TO PROVIDE FOR SANCTIONS AND PENALTIES AGAINST ANY PERSON OR ENTITY WHO REFUSES TO ADMIT AN INDIVIDUAL, ALLOWS REMOVAL OF A RESIDENT, OR DOES NOT PERMIT A RESIDENT TO CONDUCT AUTHORIZED ELECTRONIC MONITORING, TO PROVIDE PENALTIES AGAINST ANY PERSON OR ENTITY WHO INTENTIONALLY HAMPERS, OBSTRUCTS, TAMPERS WITH, OR DESTROYS AN ELECTRONIC MONITORING DEVICE INSTALLED IN A LONG-TERM CARE FACILITY, TO PROVIDE THAT A TAPE OR RECORDING CREATED THROUGH THE USE OF AUTHORIZED ELECTRONIC MONITORING MAY BE ADMITTED INTO EVIDENCE IN A CIVIL OR CRIMINAL COURT ACTION OR ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEEDING, AND TO PROVIDE FOR NECESSARY FORMS AND DISCLOSURES.
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12/10/14 Senate Prefiled
12/10/14 Senate Referred to Committee on Medical Affairs
01/13/15 Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 156)
01/13/15 Senate Referred to Committee on Medical Affairs (Senate Journal-page 156)
02/10/15 Scrivener's error corrected
S 0258 General Bill, By Thurmond
Summary: Lobbyists and lobbying
    A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 2-17-10, RELATING TO TERMS REGARDING LOBBYISTS AND LOBBYING, TO DEFINE THE TERMS "LOBBYING", "LOBBYIST", "PUBLIC BODY", AND "PUBLIC OFFICIAL" TO INCLUDE MEMBERS OF AND THE GOVERNING BODIES OF POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONS.
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12/10/14 Senate Prefiled
12/10/14 Senate Referred to Committee on Judiciary
01/13/15 Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 157)
01/13/15 Senate Referred to Committee on Judiciary (Senate Journal-page 157)
S 0259 General Bill, By Thurmond
Summary: Campaign reports
    A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 8-13-1308 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO THE CONTENTS OF CERTIFIED CAMPAIGN REPORTS OF CANDIDATES AND COMMITTEES, AND TO AMEND SECTION 8-13-1309, RELATING TO THE CONTENTS OF CERTIFIED CAMPAIGN REPORTS OF BALLOT MEASURE COMMITTEES, TO REQUIRE A CANDIDATE OR COMMITTEE OR BALLOT MEASURE COMMITTEE TO ELECTRONICALLY REPORT DURING THE TWENTY DAY PERIOD PRIOR TO AN ELECTION THE RECEIPT OF A CONTRIBUTION FROM A PERSON THAT EXCEEDS TWO HUNDRED FIFTY DOLLARS BY A SINGLE CONTRIBUTION OR WHEN COMBINED WITH ALL OTHER CONTRIBUTIONS MADE DURING THE PERIOD.
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12/10/14 Senate Prefiled
12/10/14 Senate Referred to Committee on Judiciary
01/13/15 Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 157)
01/13/15 Senate Referred to Committee on Judiciary (Senate Journal-page 157)
S 0260 General Bill, By Thurmond
Summary: Stopping or parking in a roadway
    A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-2510 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO THE STOPPING, STANDING, AND PARKING OF A VEHICLE UPON THE ROADWAY, TO ADD THAT NO PERSON SHALL STOP, PARK, OR LEAVE STANDING A VEHICLE, WHETHER ATTENDED OR UNATTENDED, UPON THE ROADWAY INSIDE OR OUTSIDE A RESIDENTIAL DISTRICT WHEN IT IS PRACTICABLE TO STOP, PARK, OR LEAVE THE VEHICLE OFF THE ROADWAY.
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12/10/14 Senate Prefiled
12/10/14 Senate Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/13/15 Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 158)
01/13/15 Senate Referred to Committee on Transportation (Senate Journal-page 158)
S 0261 General Bill, By Thurmond
Summary: Persons age sixty and over attending classes
    A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 59-111-320 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO PERSONS AGE SIXTY AND OVER ATTENDING CLASSES AT STATE-SUPPORTED COLLEGES, UNIVERSITIES, AND TECHNICAL SCHOOLS WITHOUT PAYMENT OF TUITION, TO DELETE THE PROVISION THAT THESE PERSONS RECEIVING COMPENSATION AS FULL-TIME EMPLOYEES MUST PAY TUITION.
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12/10/14 Senate Prefiled
12/10/14 Senate Referred to Committee on Education
01/13/15 Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 158)
01/13/15 Senate Referred to Committee on Education (Senate Journal-page 158)
03/26/15 Senate Committee report: Favorable Education (Senate Journal-page 14)
04/01/15 Senate Read second time (Senate Journal-page 21)
04/01/15 Senate Roll call Ayes-40 Nays-1 (Senate Journal-page 21)
04/14/15 Senate Read third time and sent to House (Senate Journal-page 16)
04/14/15 House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 110)
04/14/15 House Referred to Committee on Education and Public Works (House Journal-page 110)
05/14/15 House Committee report: Favorable Education and Public Works (House Journal-page 5)
05/20/15 House Debate adjourned until Wed., 5-27-15 (House Journal-page 23)
05/27/15 House Read second time (House Journal-page 63)
05/27/15 House Roll call Yeas-95 Nays-0 (House Journal-page 63)
05/28/15 House Read third time and enrolled
S 0262 Resolution, By Thurmond and Campsen
Summary: Senate Rule 32B, relating to the contested calendar
    A SENATE RESOLUTION TO AMEND RULE 32B OF THE RULES OF THE SENATE, RELATING TO THE CONTESTED CALENDAR, BY ADDING THAT A SENATOR MAY CAUSE NO MORE THAN THREE BILLS OR RESOLUTIONS TO APPEAR ON THE CONTESTED STATEWIDE CALENDAR BY HAVING PLACED A MINORITY REPORT ON THE BILL OR RESOLUTION DURING CONSIDERATION OF THE BILL OR RESOLUTION IN COMMITTEE.
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12/10/14 Senate Prefiled
12/10/14 Senate Referred to Committee on Rules
01/13/15 Senate Introduced (Senate Journal-page 158)
01/13/15 Senate Referred to Committee on Rules (Senate Journal-page 158)
S 0263 Resolution, By Thurmond
Summary: Add Senate Rule 55, relating to earmarks
    A SENATE RESOLUTION TO AMEND THE RULES OF THE SENATE BY ADDING RULE 55, RELATING TO EARMARKS, TO PROVIDE FOR THE DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION SURROUNDING EARMARKS REQUESTED BY MEMBERS OF THE SENATE FOR INCLUSION IN AN APPROPRIATIONS BILL, TO PROVIDE DEFINITIONS APPLICABLE FOR THIS DISCLOSURE, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE ENFORCEMENT OF THESE DISCLOSURE REQUIREMENTS.
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12/10/14 Senate Prefiled
12/10/14 Senate Referred to Committee on Rules
01/13/15 Senate Introduced (Senate Journal-page 159)
01/13/15 Senate Referred to Committee on Rules (Senate Journal-page 159)
S 0264 Resolution, By Thurmond
Summary: Senate Rule 32, relating to the order of business
    A SENATE RESOLUTION TO AMEND RULE 32, RELATING TO THE ORDER OF BUSINESS OF THE SENATE, TO PROVIDE THAT A BILL OR RESOLUTION COSPONSORED BY TWENTY-SEVEN OR MORE MEMBERS AT THE TIME OF INTRODUCTION IS CONSIDERED A CONSENSUS BILL AND MUST BE PLACED ON THE CALENDAR WITHOUT REFERENCE, TO PROVIDE THAT A CONSENSUS BILL MUST BE PRINTED ON THE CALENDAR FOR THREE STATEWIDE LEGISLATIVE DAYS PRIOR TO CONSIDERATION, AND TO ESTABLISH AN ORDER OF BUSINESS TO CONSIDER CONTESTED CONSENSUS BILLS.
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12/10/14 Senate Prefiled
12/10/14 Senate Referred to Committee on Rules
01/13/15 Senate Introduced (Senate Journal-page 159)
01/13/15 Senate Referred to Committee on Rules (Senate Journal-page 159)
S 0387 General Bill, By ThurmondTurnerYoungShealyBennett and McElveen
Summary: Compensatory time for overtime
    A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 8-11-55 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO COMPENSATORY TIME FOR WORKING OVERTIME, TO PROVIDE THAT OFFICERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HIGHWAY PATROL WILL HAVE A CHOICE BETWEEN SELECTING COMPENSATORY TIME OR PAYMENT AT ONE AND ONE-HALF THE OFFICER'S REGULAR RATE OF PAY IN EXCHANGE FOR WORKING OVERTIME.
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01/28/15 Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 24)
01/28/15 Senate Referred to Committee on Finance (Senate Journal-page 24)
S 0406 General Bill, By Thurmond and McElveen
Summary: Motor fuels
    A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 28, TITLE 12 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO MOTOR FUELS SUBJECT TO USER FEES, BY ADDING SECTION 12-28-315 TO PROVIDE FOR A SURCHARGE TO BE COLLECTED ON MOTOR FUEL PURCHASES, TO PROVIDE THAT THE STATE FISCAL ACCOUNTABILITY AUTHORITY SHALL ESTABLISH THE SURCHARGE RATE, AND TO PLACE A LIMIT ON HOW MUCH THE SURCHARGE CAN BE INCREASED FROM YEAR TO YEAR; AMEND CHAPTER 6, TITLE 12, BY ADDING SECTION 12-6-3379 TO PROVIDE FOR A REFUNDABLE INCOME TAX CREDIT FOR SOUTH CAROLINA TAXPAYERS WHO PAY THE MOTOR FUEL SURCHARGE; TO AMEND SECTION 57-1-370, BY ADDING A SUBSECTION TO PROVIDE THAT FUNDS COLLECTED PURSUANT TO SECTION 12-28-315 MUST BE USED TO FUND TRANSPORTATION INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECTS; AND TO AMEND SECTION 57-1-310(A) TO PROVIDE THAT THE GOVERNOR SHALL MAKE TWO APPOINTMENTS FROM THE STATE AT LARGE TO THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION.
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02/03/15 Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 11)
02/03/15 Senate Referred to Committee on Finance (Senate Journal-page 11)
02/10/15 Scrivener's error corrected
S 0429 General Bill, By ThurmondRankinMalloyMcElveenShealyDavisHembreeJohnsonColemanSetzlerKimpsonSheheenCromerCampsen and Allen
Similar (H 3699)
Summary: Worker's compensation
    A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 42-1-160, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE DEFINITIONS OF "INJURY" AND "PERSONAL INJURY" IN WORKERS' COMPENSATION, SO AS TO PROVIDE A DEFINITION OF "FIRST RESPONDER" AND TO MODIFY THE REQUIREMENTS OF SUCH AN EMPLOYEE SEEKING WORKERS' COMPENSATION FOR PERSONAL INJURY CAUSED BY STRESS, MENTAL INJURY, OR MENTAL ILLNESS, AND TO ADD MENTAL ILLNESS TO RELATED CONDITIONS THAT MAY BE COMPENSABLE IF RESULTING FROM A SIGNIFICANT TRAUMATIC EXPERIENCE.
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02/05/15 Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 8)
02/05/15 Senate Referred to Committee on Judiciary (Senate Journal-page 8)
02/27/15 Senate Referred to Subcommittee: Gregory (ch), Bright, Coleman, Turner, Kimpson
04/29/15 Senate Committee report: Majority favorable with amend., minority unfavorable Judiciary (Senate Journal-page 23)
04/30/15 Scrivener's error corrected
S*0572 Resolution, By Thurmond
Summary: Reverend Dr. Bernard Joseph Gadsden, Sr.
    A SENATE RESOLUTION TO HONOR THE REVEREND DR. BERNARD JOSEPH GADSDEN, SR., PASTOR OF FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF JAMES ISLAND, FOR HIS THIRTY YEARS OF GOSPEL MINISTRY AT FIRST BAPTIST, TO CONGRATULATE HIM ON THE OCCASION OF HIS RETIREMENT, AND TO WISH HIM GOD'S RICHEST BLESSINGS AS HE CONTINUES TO SERVE THE LORD.
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03/18/15 Senate Introduced and adopted (Senate Journal-page 4)
Session 121 - (2015-2016)
(PRIME) Senator Thurmond 
GENERAL
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JOINT
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CONCURRENT
RESOLUTIONS
RESOLUTIONS TOTAL
PASSED 0 0 0 1 1
NOT PASSED 12 0 0 3 15
TOTAL 12 0 0 4 16

 

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