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Raymond E. Cleary III

Republican — Senator — District 34
Available Terms:
  • 119
  • 2013-2014
  • 2015-2016

Raymond E. Cleary III represents Senate District 34 in the South Carolina Senate, is a member of six committees, and is the primary sponsor of 370 bills.

2004 9931.11
2006 68725.0
2008 202782.77
2010 35150.0
2012 127858.52

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

  • Columbia Address:

    610 Gressette Bldg.Columbia 29201
    Phone: 803-212-6040

Committee Membership

Sponsored Bills

  • S 476

    A Concurrent Resolution To Recognize And Commend The Timberland High School Football Team On An Outstanding Season And To Congratulate Them On Winning The Class Aa Division Ii Championship.

  • S 466

    A Bill To Amend Section 40-37-290, Code Of Laws Of South Carolina, 1976, Relating To The Purchasing, Possessing, Administering, Supplying, And Prescribing Of Certain Pharmaceutical Agents By Optometrists And The Prohibition On Schedule I And Ii Controlled Substances, So As To Clarify That Schedule Ii Controlled Substances That Have Been Reclassified From Schedule Iii To Schedule Ii On Or After October 6, 2014, May Continue To Be Purchased, Possessed, Administered, Supplied, And Prescribed By An Optometrist.

  • S 455

    A Senate Resolution To Recognize And Congratulate Mt. Calvary Fire Baptized Holiness Church Of Manning On The Occasion Of Its Historic One Hundredth Anniversary And To Commend The Church For A Century Of Service To God And The Community.

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  • S 456

    A Senate Resolution To Commend Jane Opitz Shuler, Chief Counsel Of The Judicial Merit Selection Commission And Staff Attorney To The Senate Judiciary Committee, For Her Outstanding Service To The Commission And The Committee And The Senate As A Whole And To Extend Best Wishes To Her As She Begins Her New Role As Chief Counsel For The Ethics Committee Of The South Carolina House Of Representatives.

  • S 437

    A Bill To Amend The Code Of Laws Of South Carolina, 1976, By Adding Section 59-29-240 So As To Enact The "James B. Edwards Civics Education Initiative" To Require All Students Of Public Or Charter Schools Or Persons Pursuing A General Educational Development Certificate In This State To Take The United States Citizenship Civics Test Produced By The United States Citizenship And Immigration Services, To Direct School Districts To Award A Certificate Of Achievement To All Students Who Receive A Grade Of 60 Or Better On The Test, And To Direct The Respective Schools To Report Results To The South Carolina Education Oversight Committee For Inclusion In The Report Card For Each School, As Applicable.

  • S 434

    A Senate Resolution To Recognize The Work Of Elizabeth C. Taylor, Chair, Board Of Directors Of The Dickerson Children'S Advocacy Center Of West Columbia, For Her Tireless Activism On Behalf Of The Center And Her Dedication To Ensuring The Well-Being Of The State'S Most Vulnerable Citizens, And To Commend Her Efforts On Behalf Of This Child Advocacy Center Which Provides Invaluable Services To Children Of Abuse.

Recent Votes

S 940

motion under Rule 15A

Legislator Vote: No

•••Yes: 920.0
•••No: 3271.0
•••Other: 48.0
S 825

to adopt the Conference Report

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3475.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 1124.0
S 940

Motion under Rule 15A

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 1942.0
•••No: 1840.0
•••Other: 817.0
S 940

Motion under 15A

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 2248.0
•••No: 1737.0
•••Other: 613.0
S 813

to override the Veto on S. 813

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3986.0
•••No: 36.0
•••Other: 36.0
H 4354

to adopt the Free Conference report

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3986.0
•••No: 24.0
•••Other: 48.0
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