Looking back – What’s coming this week, April 27th

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Week in review/ Looking forward, Week of April 27th

Last week:

Enrolled for Ratification:

H3393 (Federal Migra...[Read More]

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Looking back – What’s coming this week, April 13th

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Week in review/ Looking forward, Week of April 13th

Last week:

The Senate was out of session this past week.

Coming this week:

Judiciary Committee

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Looking back – What’s coming this week April 6th

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Week in review - Looking forward week of April 6th

Last week:

The Senate ratified the following bills: R.16/S.196 (Human Trafficking), R.17/S.382 (S.C. State University), R.18/H.3035 (Take Palmetto Pride Where You Live Act) R.19/H.3345 (S.C. Code of Laws Volumes 13 & 15).

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Bipartisan DOT Reform Package Advances in State Senate

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A Senate Transportation subcommittee advanced a bill today that would restructure the Department of Transportation. The 4500 employee agency faces increasing criticism from taxpayers and lawmakers frustrated with lack of accountability and transparency.

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Looking back- What’s coming this week March 16th

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Week in review/ Looking forward week of March 16th

Last week:

The Senate gave third reading to the following bills: S.463 (Harvesting Game), S.534 (Clarendon County School Districts) and S.179 Definition of Alcoholic Liquors).

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Senate Passes Bill That Bans Powdered Alcohol

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Columbia, SC March 12, 2015- Today, the South Carolina Senate passed a bill sponsored by Senators Larry Martin and Greg Hembree that bans the sale of powdered alcohol.

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Senator Harvey Peeler Proposes Division of DHEC

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Senator Harvey Peeler Proposes Division of DHEC

Bill would divide DHEC into two different entities

Columbia, SC –March 11, 2015- Senator Harvey Pe...[Read More]

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Looking back- What’s coming up this week

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Week in review/ Looking forward week of March 9th     

Last week:

The Senate and House ratified S.8 (Adjutant General), S.225 (State Health Plan), S.342 (Annual Enterprise Risk Report), S.364 (S.C. Read to Succeed) and H.3519 (Raffles). S.8 and H.3519 will go into effect immediately. ...[Read More]

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Senator Shane Massey Proposes Regulatory Overhaul

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Senator Shane Massey took the floor of the Senate this week to talk about state agencies’ free-wheeling regulatory process and proposed a change that would give the General Assembly more oversight of the process.

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Week in Review- What’s Coming This Week

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The Senate gave second reading to the domestic violence bill with an amendment allowing for judges’ discretion on third degree whether to take away fire arms. S.469 (Jasper County Board of Education) was given third reading along with S.160 (Funeral Directors) and S.397 (State Income Tax Laws and Internal Revenue Code).

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