Legislation Sponsored by Michael Rhett (3)

Date of Last Recorded Action: 2/27/2024

SB 0015 NeutralWeapons License - Expand Eligibility for Free Permit for Law Enforcement Michael Rhett
7/1/2017 Effective Date Judiciary Non-Civil Judiciary -
2017/01/13-Report Firearms/Carry Laws Forfeitures, Fees, and Fine Add Ons General County Government Probate Court
Public Safety and Courts Todd Edwards

This legislation allows certain former law enforcement officers to receive a weapons carry license without having to pay the permit fee.  To be eligible, the individual must have served in law enforcement for at least ten years but left as a result of a disability caused in the line of duty and receives benefits under the Peace Officers' Annuity and Benefit Fund or from a county, city, state, state authority or federal retirement system.

SB 0318 SupportAllow EMS to Involuntarily Transport Persons Having a Psychotic Episode Michael Rhett
3/5/2018 House Second Readers Health and Human Services Health and Human Services -
2018/03/2 Report Debra Nesbit EMS/Ambulance Health and Human Services Public Safety and Courts
This legislation establishes a pilot program to be administered by the Department of Community Health to allow emergency medical technicans with rthe permission of a physician involuntarily transport patients who are having a mental health episode. 
SB 0358 SupportBanking Improvement Zones Michael Rhett
3/12/2018 House Committee Favorably Reported Banks and Banking Banking and Financial Institutions -
2018/03/2 Report Econ. Dev. & Transportation General County Government Health and Human Services Larry Ramsey
Revenue & Finance
This bill would create an optional process for counties and cities that are underserved by financial institutions to apply to the state Department of Community Affairs (DCA) for designation as a "banking improvement zone." Upon approval by DCA, the county or city could designate a particular financial institution that locates within the jurisdiction as the depository of public funds. Except as otherwise provided in a written agreement, the county or city would obtain an interest rate at or below the institution's 2-year Certificate of Deposit interest rate.
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