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Lawrence K. Grooms

Republican — Senator — District 37
Available Terms:
  • 119
  • 2013-2014
  • 2015-2016

Lawrence K. Grooms represents Senate District 37 in the South Carolina Senate, is a member of five committees, and is the primary sponsor of 476 bills.

2000 196987.93
2002 3061.83
2004 94186.04
2006 -7085.81
2008 63824.37
2010 43650.0
2012 69949.12

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

  • Columbia Address:

    203 Gressette Bldg.Columbia 29201
    Phone: 803-212-6400

Committee Membership

Sponsored Bills

  • S 1276

    A Concurrent Resolution To Recognize And Honor The Significant Work Of The Big Red Barn Retreat In Richland County As A Source Of Providing Peace For Those In Need Of Healing And To Commend The Retreat'S Midlands Gives Day.

  • S 1255

    A Bill To Amend Article 3, Chapter 11 Of Title 11 Of The 1976 Code, Relating To The General Fund And The Capital Reserve Fund, By Adding Section 11-11-315, To Establish The Transportation Maintenance Fund, To Provide That Two Percent Of The General Fund Revenue Of The Latest Completed Fiscal Year Be Deposited Into The Transportation Maintenance Fund, And To Provide That Monies In The Fund Must Be Used To Offset Revenue Shortfalls.

  • S 1241

    A Senate Resolution To Recognize And Honor The Dedication, Heroism, And Importance Of Firefighters In The Palmetto State And To Declare May 4, 2016, As "Firefighters' Day" In South Carolina.

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  • S 1222

    A Bill To Amend Chapter 9, Title 1 Of The 1976 Code, Relating To Emergency Provisions Regarding The Administration Of The Government, To Provide That Individuals Classified By The Federal Government As Enemy Combatants Who Are Currently, Or Were Previously, Detained At Guantanamo Bay Are Prohibited From Entering The Territorial Boundaries Of This State.

  • S 1225

    A Concurrent Resolution To Declare April 2016 As "Homeschool Recognition Month" In South Carolina, To Recognize The Diligent Efforts Of Homeschooling Parents And The Academic Success Of Their Students, And To Express Sincere Appreciation For Their Focus On The Well-Being And Overall Achievements Of Their Children.

  • S 1226

    A Concurrent Resolution To Designate The Third Full Week In April 2016 As "Shaken Baby Syndrome Awareness Week" To Raise Awareness Regarding Shaken Baby Syndrome And To Commend The Hospitals, Child Care Councils, Schools, And Other Organizations That Educate Parents And Caregivers On How To Protect Children From Abuse.

Recent Votes

H 4717

3rd Reading

Legislator Vote: Other

•••Yes: 3373.0
•••No: 36.0
•••Other: 920.0
S 944

3rd Reading

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 1635.0
•••No: 2248.0
•••Other: 715.0
S 680

2nd Reading

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3986.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 613.0
S 1258

3rd Reading

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3475.0
•••No: 48.0
•••Other: 715.0
H 3184

3rd Reading

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3884.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 715.0
H 3186

3rd Reading

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3986.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 613.0
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