South Carolina Bills

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S 476 (2023-2024 Regular Session)
A Joint Resolution To Amend Article V Of The Constitution Of South Carolina, 1895, Relating To The Judicial Department, So As To Provide That Supreme Court Justices, Judges On The Court Of Appeals, And Circuit Court Judges Shall Be Appointed By The Governor With The Advice And Consent Of The Senate Rather Than Being Elected By The General Assembly, And To Repeal Provisions Requiring The General Assembly To Establish A Judicial Merit Selection Commission.
Feb 01 2023 Scrivener's Error Corrected
Feb 02 2023
S 164 (2023-2024 Regular Session)
A Bill To Amend The South Carolina Code Of Laws By Renaming Article 3, Chapter 7, Title 44 As The "State Health Facility Licensure Act"; By Amending Sections 44-7-110, 44-7-120, 44-7-130, 44-7-140, 44-7-150, And 44-7-320, All Relating To The Regulation Of Health Care Facilities In The State, To Eliminate References To Certificate Of Need Requirements; By Amending Section 44-7-160, So As To Provide That The Certificate Of Need Program Only Applies To Nursing Homes; By Adding Section 44-7-161, To Provide That Musc Must Appear Before The Jbrc And Obtain Approval From The Sfaa Prior To Taking Certain Actions; And To Establish The Certificate Of Need Study Committee To Assess Health Care In Rural South Carolina.
Nov 30 2022 Roll Call Ayes-30 Nays-6
Feb 02 2023
S 485 (2023-2024 Regular Session)
A Bill To Amend The South Carolina Code Of Laws By Amending Section 57-3-640, Relating To Driveways And Roads In State Parks, So As To Provide The Department Of Transportation Shall Not Install Curb Cuts Or Other Access Points To Paris Mountain State Park Along Altamont Road In Greenville County.
Feb 02 2023 Referred To Committee On Transportation
Feb 02 2023
S 477 (2023-2024 Regular Session)
A Bill To Amend The South Carolina Code Of Laws By Amending Section 2-19-10, Relating To Judicial Merit Selection Commission, Appointment, Qualifications, And Terms, So As To Delete Procedures To Review The Qualifications Of Retired Judges For Continued Judicial Service; And By Amending Section 2-19-100, Relating To Eligibility Of Retired Judges For Appointment, So As To Provide That A Retired Justice Or Judge Is Prohibited From Engaging In Continued Judicial Service Following His Retirement.
Feb 01 2023 Referred To Committee On Judiciary
Feb 01 2023
S 461 (2023-2024 Regular Session)
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.
Jan 31 2023 Referred To Committee On Education
Jan 31 2023
S 450 (2023-2024 Regular Session)
A Bill To Amend The South Carolina Code Of Laws By Amending Section 2-19-10, Relating To Judicial Merit Selection Commission, Appointment, Qualifications, And Term Of Office, So As To Provide That Two Members Must Be Appointed From Each Congressional District And One Member Must Be Appointed By The Governor, Who Shall Serve As Chairman; To Provide That Members Are Appointed By Congressional District Legislative Delegations; To Limit Commission Membership To Two Terms; To Prohibit Members Of The General Assembly From Serving On The Commission; To Provide That The Commission Shall Elect Officers; To Provide That Former Members Of The General Assembly Must Be Out Of Office For Five Years Before Serving On The Commission; And To Provide That Current Judges And Former Judges May Not Serve On The Commission; And By Amending Section 2-19-80, Relating To The Nomination Of Qualified Candidates To The General Assembly, So As To Provide That All Qualified Candidates Must Be Submitted To The General Assembly.
Jan 25 2023 Referred To Committee On Judiciary
Jan 25 2023
S 430 (2023-2024 Regular Session)
A Concurrent Resolution To Congratulate The Council Of State Governments Southern Office Upon The Occasion Of Its Seventy-Seventh Southern Legislative Conference And To Commend The Organization For Its Many Years Of Dedicated Service To The People And The State Of South Carolina.
Jan 24 2023 Introduced, Adopted, Returned With Concurrence
Jan 25 2023
S 444 (2023-2024 Regular Session)
A Bill To Amend The South Carolina Code Of Laws By Amending Section 2-19-80(A), Relating To The Nomination Of Qualified Judicial Candidates To The General Assembly, So As To Provide That The Judicial Merit Screening Commission Must Submit The Names Of All Qualified Candidates To The General Assembly.
Jan 25 2023 Referred To Committee On Judiciary
Jan 25 2023
S 439 (2023-2024 Regular Session)
A Resolution To Request That The Attorney General Initiate Or Join Existing Litigation Challenging The Constitutionality Of The Federal Bureau Of Alcohol, Tobacco, And Firearms' New Regulation Related To Stabilizing Braces In Order To Protect The Second Amendment Rights Of All South Carolinians.
Jan 24 2023 Referred To Committee On Judiciary
Jan 24 2023
S 428 (2023-2024 Regular Session)
A Resolution To Recognize And Honor Senator Nikki Giles Setzler For His Exemplary Record Of Service To The People And The State Of South Carolina And For Becoming The Longest-Serving State Senator Currently Holding Office In The Nation.
Jan 24 2023 Introduced And Adopted
Jan 24 2023
S 440 (2023-2024 Regular Session)
A Bill To Amend The South Carolina Code Of Laws So As To Enact The "Second Amendment Protection Act"; And By Adding Section 25-1-80 So As To Provide For The Duties And Responsibilities Of The Unorganized Militia.
Jan 24 2023 Referred To Committee On Family And Veterans' Services
Jan 24 2023
S 427 (2023-2024 Regular Session)
A Resolution To Recognize And Honor Deputy Korey Wedow And Deputy Lucas Frame Of The York County Sheriff'S Office And To Congratulate Them On Being Awarded The South Carolina Sheriffs' Association Medal Of Valor.
Jan 19 2023 Introduced And Adopted
Jan 19 2023
S 409 (2023-2024 Regular Session)
A Bill To Amend The South Carolina Code Of Laws By Adding Section 22-1-45 So As To Provide That It Shall Be Unlawful For A Current Member Of The Senate To Appear As Attorney At Law In A Magistrates Court Located In A County Represented By The Senator.
Jan 18 2023 Referred To Committee On Judiciary
Jan 18 2023
S 416 (2023-2024 Regular Session)
A Resolution To Recognize And Honor Deputy Joshua Kirby Of The Sumter County Sheriff'S Office And To Congratulate Him On Being Awarded The South Carolina Sheriffs' Association Medal Of Valor.
Jan 18 2023 Introduced And Adopted
Jan 18 2023
S 415 (2023-2024 Regular Session)
A Resolution To Recognize And Honor Staff Sergeant Steven Blake Weathersbee Of The Sumter County Sheriff'S Office And To Congratulate Him On Being Awarded The South Carolina Sheriffs' Association Medal Of Valor.
Jan 18 2023 Introduced And Adopted
Jan 18 2023
S 417 (2023-2024 Regular Session)
A Resolution To Recognize And Honor Lieutenant Robert Reynolds Of The Sumter County Sheriff'S Office And To Congratulate Him On Being Awarded The South Carolina Sheriffs' Association Medal Of Valor.
Jan 18 2023 Introduced And Adopted
Jan 18 2023
S 400 (2023-2024 Regular Session)
A Resolution To Recognize And Honor Law Enforcement Officers Of The Aiken County Sheriff'S Office, The South Carolina Highway Patrol, And The North Augusta Department Of Public Safety And To Congratulate Them For Being Awarded The South Carolina Sheriffs' Association Medal Of Valor.
Jan 17 2023 Introduced And Adopted
Jan 17 2023
S 401 (2023-2024 Regular Session)
A Resolution To Recognize And Honor Members Of The Aiken County Sheriff'S Office And To Congratulate Them For Being Awarded The South Carolina Sheriffs' Association Medal Of Valor.
Jan 17 2023 Introduced And Adopted
Jan 17 2023
S 315 (2023-2024 Regular Session)
A Bill To Amend The South Carolina Code Of Laws By Adding Section 59-63-25 So As To Provide An Open Enrollment Option In Public Schools; By Amending Section 59-63-30, Section 59-63-32(B), (C), And (E), And Section 59-63-480, To Make Conforming Changes To Implement The Open Enrollment Option.
Dec 07 2022 Referred To Committee On Education
Jan 10 2023
S 318 (2023-2024 Regular Session)
A Resolution To Congratulate Sarah "Sally" Cauthen Upon The Occasion Of Her Retirement As Research Director Of The Senate Education Committee, To Commend Her For Her Sixteen Years Of Dedicated Service To The South Carolina State Senate, And To Wish Her Much Happiness And Fulfillment In The Years Ahead.
Jan 10 2023 Introduced And Adopted
Jan 10 2023

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