Rex F. Rice

  • South Carolina
  • Senator
  • Republican
  • District 2

District Office

P.O. Box 1706, Easley, SC 29641

Capitol Office

601 Gressette Bldg., Columbia, SC 29201

Phone 803-212-6116

Serving District 2

Sponsored Bills


S 482

A Bill To Amend The South Carolina Code Of Laws By Amending Section 2-19-90, Relating To The Approval Of The General Assembly In Joint Session, So As To Provide That A Candidate Must Receive A Majority Vote Of The Members Of The House And Of The Members Of The Senate; By Amending Section 14-3-10, Relating To The Composition Of Court And Election Of Justices And Terms, So As To Define Election By Joint Vote Of The General Assembly To Mean A Majority Vote Of The Members Of The House Of Representatives And A Majority Vote Of The Members Of The Senate; By Amending Section 14-5-610, Relating To The Division Of State Into Sixteen Judicial Circuits, Number Of Judges To Be Elected From Each Circuit, And Election Of Additional Judges Without Regard To County Or Circuit Of Residence, So As To Add Election Of Judges By Joint Vote Of The General Assembly; By Amending Section 14-8-20, Relating To The Election Of Members Of The Court And Terms Of Office, So As To Define Election By Joint Vote Of The General Assembly To Mean A Majority Vote Of The Members Of The House Of Representatives And A Majority Vote Of The Members Of The Senate; By Amending Section 22-1-10, Relating To Appointment, Term And Territorial Jurisdiction, And Training, Certification, Or Recertification Requirement, So As To Provide That The Delegation Be A Legislative Delegation; By Amending Section 22-1-16, Relating To Trial Observation Requirements For New Magistrates Who Are Not Attorneys, So As To Provide That The Delegation Be A Legislative Delegation; By Amending Section 22-1-30, Relating To Suspension, Removal, Or Non-Reappointment, So As To Provide That The Delegation Be A Legislative Delegation; By Amending Section 22-2-5, Relating To Eligibility Examinations For Magistrates, So As To Provide That The Delegation Be A Legislative Delegation; By Amending Section 22-2-10, Relating To Screening Committee Assisting In Selection Of Magistrates, So As To Provide That The Delegation Be A Legislative Delegation And Nominees Must Receive A Majority Vote Of The Members Of The House Of Representatives And Of The Senate Within The Legislative Delegation To Be Recommended To The Governor; By Amending Section 22-2-15, Relating To Special Election For Nonpartisan Preferential Selection Of Magistrates, So As To Provide That The Delegation Be A Legislative Delegation; By Amending Section 22-2-40, Relating To Number And Location Of Magistrates In County And Ministerial Magistrates, So As To Provide That The Delegation Be A Legislative Delegation; And By Amending Section 2-20-410, Relating To Election To The Boards And Majority Vote, So As To Provide That A Candidate Must Receive A Majority Vote Of The Members Of The House And Of The Members Of The Senate.

  • Introduced Feb 02 2023

S 481

A Concurrent Resolution To Make Application By The State Of South Carolina Under Article V Of The United States Constitution For A Convention Of The States To Be Called, Restricted To Proposing An Amendment To The United States Constitution To Set A Limit On The Number Of Terms That A Person May Be Elected As A Member Of The United States House Of Representatives And To Set A Limit On The Number Of Terms That A Person May Be Elected As A Member Of The United States Senate.

  • Introduced Feb 01 2023

S 461

A Bill To Amend The South Carolina Code Of Laws By Adding Section 59-101-415 So As To Provide The Commission On Higher Education And State Board For Technical And Comprehensive Education Annually Shall Report To The Governor And General Assembly Certain Information Documenting The Performance Of The Institutions Under Their Respective Oversight In Preparing Students For The Workforce, And To Provide Related Obligations Of These Institutions.

  • Introduced Jan 31 2023

S 446

A Bill To Amend The South Carolina Code Of Laws By Amending Section 50-23-11, Relating To Watercraft Dealer Demonstration Numbers, So As To Delete Provisions Regarding An Application Fee, The Expiration Of Demonstration Numbers, And The Use Of Fee Revenue; By Amending Section 50-23-70, Relating To Watercraft Certificate Of Number Fees And Decals, So As To Delete The Provision That Prohibits The Issuance Of Duplicate Decals When Ad Valorem Taxes Are Outstanding; By Amending Section 50-23-340, Relating To The Application Fee For Watercraft Certificates Of Number, So As To Increase The Fee; By Amending Section 50-23-345, Relating To Temporary Watercraft Certificates Of Number, So As To Delete The Provision Prohibiting The Issuance Of A Temporary Certificate Number Until Ad Valorem Taxes Are Paid For The Year; By Amending Section 50-23-370, Relating To Expiration And Renewal Of Watercraft Certificates Of Number, So As To Provide That A Certificate Of Number Continues In Effect For Three Years Instead Of One Year, And To Delete Provisions Regarding The Issuance Of Renewal Notices And Processing Of Renewals By County Auditors; By Repealing Sections 50-23-12 And 50-23-35 Relating To The Completion Of Certain Change In Status Forms For Watercraft And Outboard Motor Trade-Ins And To The Issuance Of Watercraft Titles Upon Receipt Of Evidence Of Ad Valorem Tax Payment, Respectively; By Repealing Article 26 Of Chapter 37, Title 12 Relating To Procedures Concerning Assessments And Payments For Property Taxation Of Boats And Watercraft And The Issuance Of Certificates Of Number For Boats And Watercraft.

  • Introduced Jan 25 2023
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Recent Votes


Feb 02, 2023

Rice, Rex F. voted No

S 164

Fail

to lay on the table

Rice, Rex F. voted Yes

S 164

Pass

3rd Reading


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