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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 0 committees, and is the primary sponsor of 175 bills.

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  • Columbia Address:

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

Committee Membership

Sponsored Bills

  • S 822

    A Concurrent Resolution To Honor And Recognize The Columbia Alumnae Chapter Of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated, And Congratulate Its Members On The Occasion Of Their Diamond Jubilee Marking Seventy-Five Years Of Sisterhood, Scholarship, And Service In The Midlands Of South Carolina.

  • S 815

    A Concurrent Resolution To Express The Belief Of The General Assembly That Nascar Racing Is An Integral And Vital Part Of The State Of South Carolina And Its Economy And To Recognize The Darlington Raceway As One Of Our State'S Most Treasured Attractions, As Well As Identify South Carolina'S Rich Nascar History In The State Of South Carolina And To Name The Week Of August 31, 2015 Through September 6, 2015 As "Darlington Raceway Week, A Week Too Tough To Tame In South Carolina".

  • S 796

    A Senate Resolution To Celebrate The Thomas Sumter Academy Girls Softball Team, Coaches, And School Officials For Their Stellar Season And To Congratulate Them On Capturing The 2015 South Carolina Independent School Association (Scisa) Class Aaa State Championship.

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  • S 795

    A Senate Resolution To Acknowledge And Commend The Wilson Hall Varsity Baseball Team, Coaches, And School Officials For A Winning Season And To Applaud Them For Garnering The 2015 Class Aaa South Carolina Independent School Association State Championship Title.

  • S 780

    A Bill To Amend Section 50-13-1630 (A) Through (D) Of The 1976 Code, Relating To The Sale And Trafficking In Fish, To Provide That The South Carolina Department Of Natural Resources May Issue Permits For The Release Or Stocking Of Sterile White Amur, Grass Carp, Or Grass Carp Hybrids In This State And To Update Necessary Terms.

  • S 775

    A Senate Resolution To Congratulate Former Speaker Of The South Carolina House Of Representatives, The Honorable Ramon Schwartz, Jr., Upon The Occasion Of His Ninetieth Birthday, And To Proclaim May 25, 2015 "Ramon Schwartz Day" In South Carolina.

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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