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Legislative Update for Week of 6/17/14-6/19/14

The General Assembly adjourned for the year on Thursday, June 19, 2014.  Here are the highlights from the last week – NEW LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR CHOSEN – Lt. Governor Glenn McConnell resigned last week to take over as President of the College of Charleston.  The constitution provides that the Senate President Pro Tempore is next in […]

Legistlative Update for Week of 6/3/2014-6/5/2014

The regular session of the General Assembly ended on Thursday, June 5, 2014. Here are the highlights from the last week – TEXTING WHILE DRIVING – The House and Senate passed S. 459 last week. The new law is a ban on texting while driving for all drivers.  There are exceptions if you are lawfully […]

Legislative Update for Week of 5/27/14-5/29/14

There is just one more week (3 legislative days) before the legislature adjourns at 5:00 p.m. on June 5, 2014. Here are the highlights from the last week’s action in the Senate– ADJUTANT GENERAL APPOINTED BY GOVERNOR? – The House of Representatives agreed with the Senate’s changes to H.3541, a proposed constitutional amendment that would […]

Legislative Update for Week of 5/20/2014-5/22/2014

The 120th session of the General Assembly is winding down.  We have 2 weeks (6 legislative days) before the legislature adjourns on June 5, 2014. Here are the highlights from the last week’s action in the Senate– ADJUTANT GENERAL APPOINTED BY GOVERNOR? – South Carolina is the only state that elects its top military leader.  […]