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John E. Courson

Republican — Senator — District 20
Available Terms:
  • 119
  • 2013-2014
  • 2015-2016

John E. Courson represents Senate District 20 in the South Carolina Senate, is a member of five committees, and is the primary sponsor of 357 bills.

1996 29536.0
1998 355339.62
2000 121105.0
2002 6950.0
2004 173809.04
2006 53549.08
2008 136875.0
2010 34600.0
2012 120199.12

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

  • Columbia Address:

    412 Gressette Bldg.Columbia 29201
    Phone: 803-256-7853

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Committee Membership

Sponsored Bills

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  • S 517

    A Senate Resolution To Recognize And Honor Edith Frances Moorhead Satterfield Upon The Occasion Of Her Retirement After Half A Century Of Serving The Citizens Of The Midlands Through The Jewelry Warehouse And To Wish Her Continued Success And Fulfillment In The Days Ahead.

  • S 519

    A Bill To Enact The "Conservation Bank Reauthorization And Wetlands Conservation Act" By Amending Section 12-24-95 Of The 1976 Code, Relating To The State Deed Recording Fee Credited To South Carolina Conservation Bank Trust Fund, To Provide That Thirty Cents Of The Recording Fee Is Credited To The South Carolina Conservation Bank Trust Fund; To Amend Section 48-59-70(D)(4) To Include Isolated Wetlands And Carolina Bays Among The Conservation Criteria That Must Be Considered By The South Carolina Conservation Bank Trust Fund When Awarding Grants And Loans; To Amend Section 48-59-70 To Add Acquisition, Reclamation, Or Improvements Of Wetlands Owned Or Operated By The Department Of Natural Resources As Wildlife Management Areas To The Conservation Criteria Of The Conservation Bank; To Amend Section 48-59-75, To Provide That A Proportional Reduction In The Transfer Of Recording Fees And Other Appropriated Funds In The Annual Appropriations Act Under Certain Circumstances; To Repeal Section 3 Of Act 200 Of 2002, Related To The Portion Of The Deed Recording Fee Credited To The South Carolina Conservation Bank Trust Fund; To Repeal Section 5 Of Act 200 Of 2002, Related To Freezing The Transfer Of Deed Recording Fees To The South Carolina Conservation Bank Trust Fund When The State Is Under Certain Fiscal Constraints; And To Repeal Section 7 Of Act 200 Of 2002, Related To The Requirement To Periodically Reauthorize The South Carolina Conservation Bank Trust Fund.

  • S 497

    A Senate Resolution To Honor Mazie G. Lewis For Her Contributions To Education And The Arts And For Her Wide-Ranging Community Service And To Congratulate Her Upon Being Named A 2015 Honoree Of The Little Black Dress Scholarship Committee.

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  • S 496

    A Senate Resolution To Honor Barbara Ann Davidson For Her Contributions To Youth And Education And Her Fine Community Service And To Congratulate Her Upon Being Named A 2015 Honoree Of The Little Black Dress Scholarship Committee.

  • S 478

    A Senate Resolution To Recognize And Honor The Significant Service Of Tri-County Electric Cooperative And To Celebrate Its Seventy-Fifth Anniversary Of Providing Electricity In The Palmetto State.

  • S 475

    A Joint Resolution To Remove The Current Members Of The Board Of Trustees Of South Carolina State University And Devolve The Board'S Powers Upon A New Appointed Board, To Specify The Members Of The New Board, To Provide Additional Powers To The New Board, And To Provide That The New Board Shall Serve Until July 1, 2018, At Which Time Another Board Shall Be Elected In The Same Manner As The Current Board Was Elected.

Recent Votes

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S 475

2nd Reading

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 4189.0
•••No: 12.0
•••Other: 48.0
S 475

to lay on the table

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 4189.0
•••No: 12.0
•••Other: 48.0
S 475

to lay on the table

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3269.0
•••No: 919.0
•••Other: 510.0
S 475

to lay on the table

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3065.0
•••No: 1226.0
•••Other: 48.0
S 475

to lay on the table

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3678.0
•••No: 613.0
•••Other: 48.0
S 475

to lay on the table

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 2758.0
•••No: 1532.0
•••Other: 48.0
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