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Thomas C. Alexander

Republican — Senator — District 1
Available Terms:
  • 119
  • 2013-2014
  • 2015-2016

Thomas C. Alexander represents Senate District 1 in the South Carolina Senate, is a member of five committees, and is the primary sponsor of 285 bills.

1996 58265.0
2000 21175.0
2002 3750.0
2004 30499.04
2006 33299.08
2008 89451.08
2010 21778.47
2012 63099.12

For detailed campaign finance information visit Influence Explorer. Figures via the National Institute on Money in State Politics.

  • Columbia Address:

    313 Gressette Bldg.Columbia 29201
    Phone: 803-212-6220

Committee Membership

Sponsored Bills

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  • S 903

    A Senate Resolution To Express The Profound Sorrow Of The Members Of The South Carolina Senate Upon The Death Of Leslie Ann Pierce Of Columbia And To Extend The Deepest Sympathy To Her Family And Many Friends.

  • S 891

    A Senate Resolution To Authorize The Commissioning Of A Portrait Of The Honorable Clementa Carlos Pinckney Of Ridgeland To Be Placed In The Senate Chamber, Longtime And Beloved Senator From The Forty-Fifth Senatorial District, A Loyal And Compassionate Public Servant And A Distinguished Statesman.

  • S 887

    A Senate Resolution To Recognize And Congratulate Dr. Alexander Macaulay On Receiving The 2015 University Of North Carolina Board Of Governors Award For Excellence In Teaching.

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  • S 880

    A Senate Resolution To Congratulate The South Carolina Food Bank Association For Its Work To Bring Awareness To The Issue Of Hunger In The United States And To Recognize "Hunger Awareness And Action Month".

  • S 861

    A Bill To Amend Chapter 39, Title 40 Of The 1976 Code. Relating To Pawnbrokers, By Adding Section 40-39-25 So As To Provide Actions That Require A Certificate Of Authority As A Pawnbroker; By Adding Section 40-39-55 So As To Provide For The Periodic Adjustment Of Certain Monetary Requirements In A Certain Manner; By Adding Section 40-39-145 So As To Hold Orders On Property In The Possession Of A Pawnbroker Suspected To Have Been Misappropriated Or Stolen; By Adding Section 40-39-155 So As To Provide A Person Aggrieved By The Final Administrative Order Of The Department Of Consumer Affairs May Request A Contested Case Hearing Before The Administrative Law Court, And To Provide The Department May Bring An Action To Enforce Its Order If The Person Fails To Timely Request A Contested Case Hearing; To Amend Section 40-39-10, Relating To Definitions Concerning The Regulation Of Pawnbrokers By The Department, So As To Revise The Definition Of "Pledged Goods" Specifically To Exclude Certain Vehicles; To Amend Section 40-39-20, Relating To Regulations Of Pawn Brokers, So As To Revise Requirements Concerning Background Checks And To Prohibit The Employment Of A Person Convicted Of A Felony To Engage In The Work Of A Pawnbroker, Subject To Certain Exceptions; To Amend Section 40-39-30, Relating To The Requirement Of A Certificate Of Authority For Each Business Location Of A Pawnbroker, So As To Provide A Pawnbroker May Retain No Pledged Goods In A Location Other Than The Location Designated In The Certificate Of Authority Without First Filing A Notification With The Department On A Form Prescribed By The Department, And To Provide A Pawnbroker Conspicuously Shall Post The Hours Of Operation And Any Closure At Each Location; To Amend Section 40-39-40, Relating To The Prohibition On Unauthorized Fees, So As To Provide A Pawnbroker That Collects Such Unauthorized Fees May Not Collect, Receive, Or Retain Any Interest Or Charges On The Loan In Violation Of This Chapter And Has No Right To Possess The Pledged Goods; To Amend Section 40-39-50, Relating To Bonds And Other Evidence Of Financial Responsibility Required For A Certificate Of Authority, So As To Revise And Delete Some Existing Requirements And To Provide Within Twenty-One Calendar Days After The Occurrence Of An Event That May Affect Pledged Goods, A Pawnbroker Shall File A Written Notice On A Form Prescribed By The Department Describing The Event And Its Expected Impact Upon The Business; To Amend Section 40-39-70, Relating To Record Keeping Requirements, So As To Include Sales Among The Affected Transactions, To Require Verification Of The Identity Of A Pledgor Or Seller In A Certain Manner, And To Provide A Pawn Or Purchase Transaction Must Be Performed By The Owner Of The Property, Or His Authorized Agent, Whose Identity And Agency Relationship Must Be Verified By The Pawnbroker; To Amend Section 40-39-80, Relating To The Issuance Of A Memorandum Or Note At The Time Of Pawning Or Pledging, So As To Characterize The Memorandum Or Note As A "Pawn Ticket" And To Provide Detailed, Related Requirements; To Amend Section 40-39-100, Relating To Permissible Charges On Loans By Pawnbrokers, So As To Revise The Maximum Permissible Amount; To Amend Section 40-39-120, Relating To The Renewal Of A Certificate Of Authority, So As To Provide Penalties For Failing To Timely Renew, And To Provide Requirements For A Pawn Shop That Must Close Because Of A Surrender Or Revocation Of Its Certificate Of Authority; To Amend Section 40-39-140, Relating To The Acceptance Of Property Owned By A Third Party, So As To Provide Circumstances In Which A Pawnbroker Must Return Pledged Property That Had Been Leased By A Seller Or Pledgor To The Lessor Of The Property, And To Provide A Pawnbroker Is Not Liable To The Pledgor Or Seller Of Property That Is Recovered By A Lessor For Returning The Property To A Lessor; And To Amend Section 40-39-150, Relating To Fines And Penalties For Violations, So As To Transfer Certain Authority Concerning These Fines And Penalties From The Administrative Law Court To The Department.

  • S 869

    A Senate Resolution To Congratulate Dr. Wallie B. Jones Of Sumter Upon The Occasion Of His Retirement From A Forty-Year Career In General Dentistry And To Honor Him For His Continued Work With Young Men, Teaching Them Baseball And Life Skills.

Recent Votes

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H 3701

to override the veto Veto 23 -LLR

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 2862.0
•••No: 920.0
•••Other: 817.0
H 3701

to override the veto Veto 18 Department of Education

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 2657.0
•••No: 1124.0
•••Other: 817.0
H 3701

to override the veto Veto 19 Department of Education

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 2657.0
•••No: 1124.0
•••Other: 817.0
H 3701

to override the veto Veto 16 Department of Education

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 2657.0
•••No: 1124.0
•••Other: 817.0
H 3701

to override the veto Veto 17 Department of Education

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 2657.0
•••No: 1124.0
•••Other: 817.0
H 3701

to override the veto Veto 15 Department of Education

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 2657.0
•••No: 1124.0
•••Other: 817.0
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