LIBPA Meetings

MEETING: 8 October . Guest Speaker: Tom Davis, State Senator, District 46

Tom Davis and his wife, Reid, have lived in Beaufort, South Carolina, since 1985. They have three daughters, Elizabeth, Grace and Claire.

Tom obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree from Furman University in 1982,
graduating magna cum laude and as a member of Phi Beta Kappa, and a Juris
Doctor degree from the University of Maryland School of Law in 1985,
graduating with highest honors and as a member of the Order of the Coif.

Tom has practiced law in Beaufort at the law firm of Harvey & Battey, P.A., since 1985. He also served in Gov. Mark Sanfordís administration as senior policy advisor, co-chief of staff, deputy chief of staff and chief of staff from 2003 to 2007.

During his time with the governorís administration, Tom led the State of South Carolinaís successful negotiations with the State of Georgia in regard to the two states developing collaboratively a new port on the Savannah River in Jasper County.

In November 2008, Tom was elected State Senator for South Carolina Senate District 46, which is comprised of almost all of southern Beaufort County, a portion of northern Beaufort County, and a portion of Jasper County, and he was re-elected to second and third four-year terms in 2012 and 2016.Tom currently serves on the following Senate committees: Finance; Banking and Insurance; Labor, Commerce and Industry; Medical Affairs; Corrections and Penology; and Invitations (where he serves a chairman).
Some topics we would like Tom to address:
 Can you comment on the progress for allowing Medical Marijuana use in South Carolina?
 The Roads Improvement projects bill?
 The gas taxes?
 The future of the Jasper Port?

Tomís site below provides a lot of insight into his thinking.
http://www.senatortomdavis.com/news/
https://greenvillejournal.com/2017/03/02/sen-tom-davis-case-legalizing-cannabis-related-medicine/
http://www.wjcl.com/article/sen-davis-to-push-medical-marijuana-bill-in-sc/8564512
http://www.insurancejournal.com/news/southeast/2017/05/15/451046.htm


Meeting: Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at 8 AM
Beaufort County Realtors Headquarters
22 Kemmerlin Lane
Palmetto Business Park
Ladyís Island Drive
Open to the Public!

DIRECTIONS TO MEETING LOCATION: Travel on Ladyís Island Drive to BB&T Bank, follow the road to the right of the bank into Palmetto Business Park. The meeting is to be conducted in the second building on the right. Parking will be available in the special parking lot in the open field directly in front of the Realtorís Association building.

Board of Director Meetings: Monthly Meetings are held on the fourth Wednesday of each month at 4:30pm. Meeting location is the Lady's Island Airport Conference Room located at 39 Airport Circle. Meetings generally last about an hour and the public is always welcome.

Community Preservation Committee Meetings: Monthly Meetings are held on the second Monday of each month at 10am. Meeting location is the Lady's Island Airport Conference Room located at 39 Airport Circle.