Senators advanced a bill that would change how to resolve disputes over the state's Freedom of Information Act law, but the legislation could get stonewalled by opposition from some lawmakers.
The Senate Judiciary Committee voted to move a long-awaited bill to the full chamber Tuesday, over the objection of Sen. Margie Bright-Matthews, D-Walterboro, who doesn't want the state's Administrative Law Court to handle FOIA cases.
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The first regular session of the 121st South Carolina General Assembly is scheduled for Jan. 13, 2015. That’s a Tuesday. It’s a little more than six weeks away, or 44 days.
The session will end on or around June 4, 2016. That’s right. Sessions last two years, but sessions don’t last all year.
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