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May Legislative Update 2014

Dear Friends and Neighbors: Here is my Legislative Update for May. This month, the House overwhelmingly passed an Ethics Bill 110-0, and I was proud to be a co-sponsor of an amendment removing legislators from serving on the Commission. A major solar bill also passed 105-0. I was glad to be a part of a bi-partisan effort in passing a bill providing for the State Election Commission oversight of County Boards of Voter Registration and Election, the biggest election reform measure passed in the last decade! Last week, Representatives James Smith, Mia McLeod, and I filed a Resolution of ‘No Confidence’ against DSS Director Lillian Koller asking Governor Haley to fire Ms. Koller. This isn’t

April Legislative Update 2014

Dear Friends and Neighbors: This is my Legislative Update for April. Although we were furloughed for 2 weeks this month, we were able to work on important legislation. We unanimously passed Emma’s Law, which requires that interlock devices be installed on vehicles operated by someone convicted of a DUI. Here are all of the highlights from the month. As always, I am interested in hearing your thoughts and concerns on the issues. Best regards, HOUSE WEEK IN REVIEW April 1, 2014 The House of Representatives returned S.137 to the Senate with amendments. The bill enacts provisions, designated as “EMMA’S LAW”, to combat drunk driving through a MORE EXPANSIVE USE OF IGNITION INTERLOCK DEVICES IN