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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 140 bills.

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  • Columbia Address:

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

Committee Membership

Sponsored Bills

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  • S 512

    A Bill To Amend Section 6-13-90 Of The 1976 Code, Relating To Wilful Damage To A Water System, To Provide Different Penalties For Violations Of The Section Based Upon The Amount Of Property Damage; And To Provide That All Offenses Of This Nature Shall Be Subject To This Penalty.

  • 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.

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  • 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.

  • 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.

Recent Votes

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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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Sources

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