Major Issues from the 2012 Legislative Session

Legislative Update
August 6, 2012
Vol. 29, No. 23
South Carolina House of Representatives
Robert W. Harrell, Jr., Speaker of the House

OFFICE OF RESEARCH AND CONSTITUENT SERVICES
Room 212, Blatt Building, P.O. Box 11867, Columbia, S.C. 29211, (803) 734-3230

This report highlights activity of the second regular session of the 119th South Carolina General Assembly. This document summarizes many of the key issues that have passed the General Assembly this year. Since this document focuses on key issues, not all provisions of legislation are included in the summaries.

This report is a guide to, not a substitute for, the full text of the legislation summarized. Bill summaries in this document are prepared by staff of the South Carolina House of Representatives and are not the expression of the legislation’s sponsor(s) or the House of Representatives. The summaries are strictly for the internal use and benefit of members of the House of Representatives and are not to be construed by a court of law as an expression of legislative intent.

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2012 Legislative Overview

2012-2013 Appropriations

Business, Employment, and Economic Development

Consumer Protection and Safety

Court Administration

Criminal Justice

Education

Family and Health

Government

Heritage and Holidays

Insurance and Banking

Military

Natural Resources, Environmental Affairs and Agriculture

Retirement Systems Reform

Transportation and Traffic Safety