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J. Thomas McElveen, III

Democratic — Senator — District 35
Available Terms:
  • 2013-2014
  • 2015-2016

J. Thomas McElveen, III represents Senate District 35 in the South Carolina Senate, is a member of six committees, and is the primary sponsor of 148 bills.

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  • Columbia Address:

    508 Gressette Bldg.Columbia 29201
    Phone: 803-212-6132

Committee Membership

Sponsored Bills

  • S 598

    A Concurrent Resolution To Designate The Third Full Week In April 2015 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.

  • S 581

    A Senate Resolution To Recognize Jennifer Bellamy Of Columbia'S Wltx-Tv For Her Outstanding Service As A Multimedia Journalist And Weekend Anchor And To Wish Her Much Success And Fulfillment In All Her Future Endeavors.

  • S 580

    A Senate Resolution To Recognize And Honor The Keenan High School Boys Varsity Basketball Team, Coaches, And School Officials For An Outstanding Season And To Congratulate Them For Winning The 2015 Class Aa State Championship Title.

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  • S 576

    A Bill To Amend Title 15 Of The 1976 Code, Relating To Civil Remedies And Procedures, To Enact The Trespasser Responsibility Act, To Add Definitions To Be Used In That Section, To Provide A Limitation On Liability By Land Possessors To Trespassers, And To Provide Exceptions.

  • S 541

    A Senate Resolution To Recognize And Honor Reverend Michael H. Baker For His Significant Contributions To His Community And To Congratulate Him Upon The Occasion Of His Eighteenth Anniversary As Pastor Of The Greater Saint Luke Baptist Church In Columbia.

  • S 540

    A Senate Resolution To Honor Linda S. Smith, G8, Director Of The Resource Management Office (Rmo) At Fort Jackson'S United States Army Soldier Support Institute (Ssi), For Her Forty Years Of Dedicated Service To The People Of This Great State And Nation, To Congratulate Her On The Occasion Of Her Retirement, And To Wish Her Much Success And Fulfillment In All Her Future Endeavors.

Recent Votes

S 940

motion under Rule 15A

Legislator Vote: No

•••Yes: 920.0
•••No: 3271.0
•••Other: 48.0
H 3945

Motion under 15A

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 1635.0
•••No: 2351.0
•••Other: 613.0
S 940

to adopt the Conference Report

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3577.0
•••No: 511.0
•••Other: 511.0
S 940

Motion under Rule15A

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 2351.0
•••No: 1533.0
•••Other: 715.0
H 3149

to adopt the Conference Report

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3271.0
•••No: 715.0
•••Other: 613.0
S 940

to table the motion under Rule 14 to Carry Over with Senator retaining the floor

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 2555.0
•••No: 1431.0
•••Other: 613.0
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