South Carolina Bills

sponsored by J. Thomas McElveen, III

Bill Title Introduced Latest Action↑
S 2 (2017-2018 Regular Session)
A Senate Resolution To Congratulate Dr. James "Jim" St. John Upon The Occasion Of His Retirement, To Commend Him For His Many Years Of Outstanding Service To His Congregations And The Senate Of South Carolina, And To Wish Him Much Happiness And Fulfillment In The Years To Come.
Dec 06 2016 Introduced And Adopted
Dec 06 2016
S 26 (2017-2018 Regular Session)
A Bill To Amend Section 50-9-20(A)(5) Of The 1976 Code, Relating To Catawba Hunting And Fishing Licenses, To Broaden The Scope Of The Licensing To Allow All Native American Indians The Opportunity To Receive Free Licenses; To Amend Section 50-9-570(B), Relating To Migratory Bird Permits, To Provide That All Members Of Recognized Native American Indian Tribes In South Carolina Are Not Required To Carry Migratory Bird Permits; And To Amend Section 50-11-515, Relating To American Indian Artists, To Allow American Indian Artists From Recognized Tribes To Sell Art With Waste Parts From Legally Taken Game Animals And To Require The American Indian Artist To Submit An Affidavit Signed By The Chief Of His Tribe Certifying The Artist'S Tribal Membership.
Dec 13 2016 Referred To Committee On Fish, Game And Forestry
Jan 10 2017
S 219 (2017-2018 Regular Session)
A Bill To Enact The "South Carolina Conservation Bank Reauthorization Act," By Amending Chapter 24, Title 12 Of The 1976 Code, Relating To Deed Recording Fees, By Adding Section 12-24-98, To Provide For A Proportional Reduction In The Transfer Of Recording Fees In The Annual Appropriations Act Under Certain Circumstances; To Amend Act 200 Of 2002, Relating To The Establishment And Funding Sources Of The South Carolina Conservation Bank, To Extend For Ten Years, Through June 30, 2028, The Provisions Of Chapter 59, Title 48, The South Carolina Conservation Bank Act, Otherwise Scheduled For Repeal Effective July 1, 2018; And To Repeal Section 48-59-75.
Jan 10 2017 Referred To Committee On Finance
Jan 10 2017
S 7 (2017-2018 Regular Session)
A Bill To Enact The "South Carolina Conservation Bank Reauthorization Act" By Amending Section 48-59-75 Of The 1976 Code, To Provide For A Proportional Reduction In The Transfer Of Recording Fees In The Annual Appropriations Act Under Certain Circumstances; And To Amend Act 200 Of 2002, Relating To The Establishment And Funding Sources Of The South Carolina Conservation Bank, To Extend For Ten Years, Through June 30, 2028, The Provisions Of Chapter 59, Title 48, The South Carolina Conservation Bank Act, Otherwise Scheduled For Repeal Effective July 1, 2018.
Dec 13 2016 Referred To Committee On Agriculture And Natural Resources
Jan 10 2017
S 62 (2017-2018 Regular Session)
A Bill To Amend The Code Of Laws Of South Carolina, 1976, So As To Enact The "South Carolina Giving Back To Our Veterans Act"; To Amend Section 12-6-1140, As Amended, Relating To Deductions From South Carolina Taxable Income Of Individuals, So As To Allow The Deduction Of Retirement Benefits Attributable To Service On Active Duty In The Armed Forces Of The United States; To Amend Section 12-6-1170, As Amended, Relating To The Retirement Income Deduction, So As To Conform This Deduction To The Military Retirement Deduction Allowed By This Act; And To Repeal Section 12-6-1171 Relating To The Deduction Of Military Retirement Income From The South Carolina Taxable Income Of Individuals.
Dec 13 2016 Referred To Committee On Finance
Jan 10 2017
S 304 (2017-2018 Regular Session)
A Concurrent Resolution To Congratulate Elizabeth "Beth" Dinndorf On The Occasion Of Her Retirement, To Commend Her For Her Years Of Outstanding Leadership And Service As President Of Columbia College, And To Wish Her Much Happiness And Fulfillment In The Years To Come.
Jan 24 2017 Introduced, Adopted, Returned With Concurrence
Jan 25 2017
S 339 (2017-2018 Regular Session)
A Bill To Amend The Code Of Laws Of South Carolina, 1976, To Enact The "South Carolina Promise Scholarship Act" By Adding Article 11 To Chapter 111, Title 59 So As To Define Necessary Terms, To Provide That The Commission On Higher Education Shall Administer The Scholarship Program, To Provide Related Powers And Duties Of The Commission, And To Provide Requirements For Scholarship Recipients.
Feb 01 2017 Referred To Committee On Education
Feb 01 2017
S 379 (2017-2018 Regular Session)
A Senate Resolution To Honor And Recognize Reverend Ella Delores White For Her Years Of Outstanding Leadership And Service To The Mount Olive Baptist Church Congregation And The Columbia Community.
Feb 07 2017 Introduced And Adopted
Feb 07 2017
S 220 (2017-2018 Regular Session)
A Bill To Amend Section 63-7-920(C) Of The 1976 Code, Relating To Interviews Conducted During An Investigation Of Child Abuse Allegations, To Provide That Hearing Impaired Children Shall Be Interviewed Using A Sign Language Interpreter Not Related To The Child, To Allow For Remote Video Interpretation, And To Require The Department Of Social Services To Maintain A Database Of Qualified Interpreters; And To Amend Chapter 25, Title 16, Relating To Criminal Domestic Violence, To Provide That Interviews Conducted During An Investigation Of Criminal Domestic Violence In Which A Hearing Impaired Child May Have Been Involved Or Witnessed The Act Of Domestic Violence Must Be Conducted With The Use Of A Sign Language Interpreter Not Related To The Child.
Jan 10 2017 Referred To Committee On Judiciary
Feb 07 2017
S 384 (2017-2018 Regular Session)
A Bill To Amend Section 57-11-20, Code Of Laws Of South Carolina, 1976, Relating To The Funds Of The Department Of Transportation, So As To Create The Rural Roads Fund For Road And Bridge Maintenance And Repair In The Rural Counties Of This State; To Amend Section 12-28-310, Relating To The Motor Fuel User Fee, So As To Phase In An Increase Of Eight Cents On The Fee Over Four Years; To Amend Sections 56-11-410 And 56-11-450, Both Relating To The Road Tax, So As To Increase The Road Tax In The Same Manner As The Motor Fuel User Fee; To Amend Section 56-3-620, As Amended, Relating To The Biennial Registration Of A Motor Vehicle, So As To Increase The Fee For The Registration; By Adding Section 56-3-645 So As To Impose A Road Use Fee On Certain Motor Vehicles That Operate On Fuel That Is Not Subject To The Motor Fuel User Fee And Certain Other Fuels; To Amend Section 12-36-2110, Relating To The Maximum Sales Tax, So As To Increase The Maximum Tax On Motor Vehicles With A Value Of Greater Than Thirty Thousand Dollars; And To Amend Article 23, Chapter 37, Title 12, Relating To Motor Carriers, So As To Define Terms, To Provide That The Article Does Not Apply To A Small Commercial Vehicle, To Provide That Certain Vehicles Are Assessed And Apportioned Based On A Road Use Fee Instead Of Property Taxes, To Provide That The Road Use Fee Is Due At The Same Time As Registration Fees, To Provide For The Distribution Of The Road Use Fee, And To Exempt Certain Semitrailers, Trailers, Large Commercial Motor Vehicles, And Buses From Ad Valorem Taxation.
Feb 08 2017 Referred To Committee On Finance
Feb 08 2017
S 392 (2017-2018 Regular Session)
A Senate Resolution To Recognize And Commend The Honorable Myrtis Elizabeth "Liz" Godard Upon The Occasion Of Her Retirement As Aiken County Clerk Of Court And To Wish Her Continued Success And Happiness In All Her Future Endeavors.
Feb 09 2017 Introduced And Adopted
Feb 09 2017
S 408 (2017-2018 Regular Session)
A Bill To Amend Article 1, Chapter 101, Title 59 Of The 1976 Code Of Laws, Relating To Colleges And Institutions Of Higher Learning Generally, By Adding Section 59-101-182, To Require College And University Boards Of Trustees To Have A Governance Committee And An Audit Committee, And To Provide Committee Membership Requirements And Duties.
Feb 14 2017 Referred To Committee On Education
Feb 14 2017
S 401 (2017-2018 Regular Session)
A Bill To Amend Sections 61-6-1140 And 61-6-1150 Of The 1976 Code Of Laws, Both Related To Tastings And Retail Sales Of Alcoholic Liquors At Licensed Premises Of A Micro-Distillery Or Manufacturer, To Revise The Ounce Amount Of Alcoholic Liquors Dispensed At Licensed Premises, To Revise The Sale At Retail Of Alcoholic Liquors At Licensed Premises, And To Allow Mixers To Be Used In Tastings.
Feb 14 2017 Referred To Committee On Judiciary
Feb 14 2017
S 416 (2017-2018 Regular Session)
A Concurrent Resolution To Congratulate The Clemson University Football Team And Coaches For Winning The 2016 College Football Playoff National Championship Title, To Recognize The Team'S Numerous Accomplishments During The Season, To Invite The Number One Ranked Tigers And Clemson Officials To Join The General Assembly In Joint Session At Noon On Tuesday, February 28, 2017, Whereby Coach Dabo Swinney Is Invited To Address The Joint Session, And To Extend The Privilege Of The Floor During The Joint Session.
Feb 14 2017 Introduced, Adopted, Returned With Concurrence
Feb 16 2017
S 455 (2017-2018 Regular Session)
A Senate Resolution To Recognize And Honor Vejetha H. Jones For Her Commitment To The Education Of The Children Of The Palmetto State And For Thirty-Four Years Of Dedication To This Service And To Wish Her Continued Success And Happiness In All Her Future Endeavors.
Feb 21 2017 Introduced And Adopted
Feb 21 2017
S 440 (2017-2018 Regular Session)
A Senate Resolution To Extend The Warmest Congratulations To The Honorable Mick Mulvaney Of Lancaster, Friend And Colleague Of The South Carolina Senate, Upon His Confirmation As Director Of The White House Office Of Management And Budget In President Trump'S Cabinet, And To Wish Him The Very Best As He Undertakes This New Role Serving Our Nation.
Feb 21 2017 Introduced And Adopted
Feb 21 2017
S 501 (2017-2018 Regular Session)
A Joint Resolution To Direct The State Treasurer To Disburse Funds To Counties And Municipalities That Maintain Unreimbursed Expenses Associated With The Recovery From The 2014 Winter Storm.
Mar 02 2017 Referred To Committee On Finance
Mar 02 2017
S 500 (2017-2018 Regular Session)
A Senate Resolution To Congratulate Jayne Arledge On The Occasion Of Her Retirement As Head Coach Of North Greenville University'S Women'S Basketball Team, To Commend Her For Her Thirty-Six Years Of Exemplary Service To The Students Of The University, And To Wish Her Continued Success And Happiness In All Her Future Endeavors.
Mar 02 2017 Introduced And Adopted
Mar 02 2017
S 524 (2017-2018 Regular Session)
A Concurrent Resolution To Request The Department Of Transportation Name The Interchange Located At The Junction Of Interstate Highways 126 And 26 In Richland County "Milton Kimpson Interchange" And Erect Appropriate Markers Or Signs At This Interchange Containing This Designation.
Mar 08 2017 Referred To Committee On Transportation
Mar 08 2017
S 78 (2017-2018 Regular Session)
A Bill To Amend The Code Of Laws Of South Carolina, 1976, By Adding Section 25-3-220 So As To Provide That Officers And Employees Of The State Of South Carolina, Or Any Political Subdivisions Or Departments Of The State Of South Carolina, Who Are Commissioned Or Enlisted For Service In The South Carolina State Guard Must Be Entitled To Military Leave Without Loss Of Pay, Seniority, Or Efficiency Rating, When Attending State Guard Encampment Or Schools For Training, Under Proper Authority, And On All Other Occasions When Ordered To Active Duty In The Service Of The State Of South Carolina; To Amend Section 12-6-1140, As Amended, Relating To Deductions From Individual Taxable Income, So As To Require A Member Of The State Guard To Complete A Minimum Of One Hundred Ninety-Two Hours Of Training Or Drill Each Year In Order To Qualify For The Deduction; To Amend Section 25-1-635, As Amended, Relating To Legal Assistance Services For Guard Members And Immediate Family Members, So As To Authorize South Carolina State Guard Judge Advocates To Provide These Services And To Include Them Within The Personal Liability Exemption; To Amend Sections 25-3-20 And 25-3-130, Both Relating To The Governor'S Authority To Call The State Guard Into Duty, So As To Clarify The Circumstances Authorizing The Governor To Call The State Guard Into Duty And To Provide That Circumstances Involving A Natural Or Manmade Disaster, Emergency, Or Emergency Preparedness May Warrant Calling The State Guard Into Service; And To Amend Section 25-3-140, Relating To Pay Of State Guard Members On Active Duty, So As To Provide That State Guard Members May Receive A Daily Stipend Or Per Diem Pay For Reasonable Expenses, Or Both, If Approved By The Adjutant General.
Dec 13 2016 Referred To Committee On Ways And Means
Mar 13 2017

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