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S 0233 - Allows qualified surviving spouses to qualify for a property tax exemption if they own the house

Tracking Level: Of Interest
Sponsor: Ross Turner (R)
Last Action: 6/28/2022 - Act No. 236
Senate Committee: Fin
House Committee: WM
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Staff Analysis of the Legislation

04.28.2022 The House Ways and Means Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended by the subcommittee. The full committee also added several other amendments that amendments include language related to veterans’ license plates and the Department of Motor Vehicles and rural telephone cooperatives.
04.26.2022 The House Ways and Means Property Tax subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment exempts veterans from the license plate fee, adds language from H5134, the tax exemption bill for farm buildings, and adds language related to hurricane flood relief legislation.
02.22.2022 The Senate Finance Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment adds spouses of individuals killed in combat to the exemption.
02.15.2022 The Senate Finance Property Tax subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.
Summary of the bill as introduced: Allows a qualified surviving spouse to qualify for a property tax exemption if that qualified surviving spouse owns the house.

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S*0233 (Rat #0252, Act #0236 of 2022) General Bill, By Turner
Summary: Property tax; local government service fees
    AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 12-37-220, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTIONS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A QUALIFIED SURVIVING SPOUSE MAY QUALIFY FOR AN EXEMPTION IF THE QUALIFIED SURVIVING SPOUSE OWNS THE HOUSE, AND TO PROVIDE THAT CERTAIN HEIRS' PROPERTY QUALIFIES FOR THE EXEMPTION IF CERTAIN OTHER REQUIREMENTS ARE MET; TO AMEND SECTION 6-1-300, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS PERTAINING TO THE AUTHORITY OF LOCAL GOVERNMENTS TO ASSESS TAXES AND FEES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A SERVICE OR USER FEE MUST BE USED TO THE NONEXCLUSIVE BENEFIT OF THE PAYERS; TO AMEND SECTION 6-1-330, RELATING TO A SERVICE OR USER FEE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PROVISION APPLIES TO AN ENTIRE ARTICLE, TO REQUIRE MILLAGE IMPOSED TO REPLACE A CERTAIN ROAD MAINTENANCE FEE MUST BE REPEALED BEFORE REIMPOSING A ROAD MAINTENANCE FEE, AND TO PROVIDE A REPORTING REQUIREMENT AND A LIABILITY PROVISION; TO AMEND SECTION 12-39-250, RELATING TO ADJUSTMENTS IN VALUATION AND ASSESSMENT FOR PURPOSES OF AD VALOREM TAXATION, SO AS TO REQUIRE AN ADJUSTMENT FOR DAMAGES CAUSED BY FLOODING OR A HURRICANE; AND TO AMEND SECTION 12-37-220, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTIONS, SO AS TO EXEMPT CERTAIN FARM BUILDINGS AND AGRICULTURAL STRUCTURES. - ratified title
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12/09/20Senate Prefiled
12/09/20Senate Referred to Committee on Finance
01/12/21Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 229)
01/12/21Senate Referred to Committee on Finance (Senate Journal-page 229)
02/24/22Senate Committee report: Favorable with amendment Finance (Senate Journal-page 8)
02/28/22 Scrivener's error corrected
03/01/22Senate Committee Amendment Adopted (Senate Journal-page 35)
03/02/22Senate Read second time (Senate Journal-page 15)
03/02/22Senate Roll call Ayes-40 Nays-0 (Senate Journal-page 15)
03/03/22Senate Read third time and sent to House (Senate Journal-page 16)
03/08/22House Introduced and read first time
03/08/22House Referred to Committee on Ways and Means (House Journal-page 5)
04/28/22House Committee report: Favorable with amendment Ways and Means (House Journal-page 10)
05/04/22House Amended (House Journal-page 121)
05/04/22House Read second time (House Journal-page 121)
05/04/22House Roll call Yeas-107 Nays-4 (House Journal-page 121)
05/05/22House Read third time and returned to Senate with amendments (House Journal-page 10)
05/05/22 Scrivener's error corrected
05/11/22Senate House amendment amended (Senate Journal-page 82)
05/11/22Senate Returned to House with amendments (Senate Journal-page 82)
05/12/22House Non-concurrence in Senate amendment (House Journal-page 88)
05/12/22House Roll call Yeas-1 Nays-100 (House Journal-page 88)
05/12/22Senate Senate insists upon amendment and conference committee appointed Verdin, Davis, Williams (Senate Journal-page 47)
05/12/22House Conference committee appointed Crawford, Hewitt, Weeks (House Journal-page 130)
06/15/22Senate Conference report received and adopted (Senate Journal-page 169)
06/15/22Senate Roll call Ayes-24 Nays-12 (Senate Journal-page 169)
06/15/22House Conference report rejected (House Journal-page 190)
06/15/22House Roll call Yeas-46 Nays-53 (House Journal-page 195)
06/15/22House Reconsidered (House Journal-page 216)
06/15/22House Adopted (House Journal-page 216)
06/15/22House Roll call Yeas-47 Nays-40 (House Journal-page 222)
06/15/22House Ordered enrolled for ratification (House Journal-page 237)
06/16/22 Ratified R 252
06/22/22 Signed By Governor
06/28/22 Effective date 06/22/22
06/28/22 Act No. 236



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