Bills Assigned to Keyword - Week of 02.22.2016 (15)

Date of Last Recorded Action: 1/22/2021


H 4948 Requires the SC DOT Commission to appoint the secretary of transportationSummary of the bill as introduced: Allows the governor to appoint the secretary of transportation until July 1, 2016 at which time the SC DOT commission shall appoint the secretary of transportation.
Sponsor: James Lucas House Com: Senate Com:
Status: House - Committed to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 3/1/2016
Keywords: Transportation Week of 02.22.2016
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H 4967 Business License Compliance Reform Act04.27.2016 A House Labor, Commerce and Industry Ad-Hoc subcommittee took testimony on this bill but did not take action.Summary of the bill as introduced: Requires the SC Department of Revenue to collect all business license taxes online by February 1 of each year.
Sponsor: Todd Atwater House Com: Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name removed as sponsor: Kennedy, Erickson Status Date: 4/14/2016
Keywords: Business License Business Licensing Week of 02.22.2016 Week of 04.25.2016
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H 4980 Requires a driver approaching a solid waste collection vehicle to proceed with caution and change lanes away from the vehicleSummary of the bill as introduced: Requires a driver approaching a solid waste collection vehicle to proceed with caution and change lanes away from the vehicle.
Sponsor: Anne Thayer House Com: Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Education and Public Works Status Date: 2/25/2016
Keywords: Public Safety Week of 02.22.2016
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H 4984 Amends the state constitution to allow local governments to enact ordinances more protective of the environment than state lawSummary of the bill as introduced: Amends the state constitution to allow local governments to enact ordinances more protective of the environment than state law.
Sponsor: Joseph Neal House Com: Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 2/25/2016
Keywords: Environment Week of 02.22.2016
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H 4994 Allows municipalities to create special tax districts to address public and private infrastructure damage from the October flood04.12.2016 The House Ways and Means General Government, Personnel and Benefits subcommittee adjourned debate on this bill.Summary of the bill as introduced: Allows municipalities to create special tax districts to address public and private infrastructure damage from the October flood.
Sponsor: Beth Bernstein House Com: Senate Com:
Status: House - Recommitted to Committee on Ways and Means Status Date: 3/10/2016
Keywords: Finance/Revenue/Taxes Week of 02.22.2016 Week of 04.11.2016
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H 4995 Authorizes municipalities to create a tax increment financing system to redevelop public and private infrastructure damaged by the October floodSummary of the bill as introduced: Authorizes municipalities to create a tax increment financing system to redevelop public and private infrastructure damaged by the October flood.
Sponsor: Beth Bernstein House Com: Senate Com:
Status: House - Recommitted to Committee on Ways and Means Status Date: 3/10/2016
Keywords: Finance/Revenue/Taxes Week of 02.22.2016
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H 4998 Allows a municipality to adopt an ordinance that allows golf carts with headlights and rear lights to operate at night03.10.2016 The House Education and Public Works Transportation subcommittee adjourned debate on this bill.Summary of the bill as introduced: Allows a municipality to adopt an ordinance that allows golf carts with headlights and rear lights to operate at night.
Sponsor: William Herbkersman House Com: Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Newton Status Date: 3/15/2016
Keywords: General Governance Week of 02.22.2016 Week of 03.07.2016
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H 5000 Requires all health insurance and group health benefit plans to cover hearing aids Summary of the bill as introduced: Requires all health insurance and group health benefit plans to cover hearing aids and replacement hearing aids for the hearing impaired.
Sponsor: Gregory Duckworth House Com: Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs Status Date: 2/25/2016
Keywords: Health Insurance Week of 02.22.2016
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H 5007 Reduces the amortization schedule for retirement system funds from 30 years to 20 years04.19.2016 The House Ways and MeansCommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended by the subcommittee.04.12.2016 The House Ways and Means General Government, Personnel and Benefits subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment deletes the language regarding the 20 year amortization schedule.Summary of the bill as introduced: Reduces the amortization schedule for retirement system funds from 30 years to 20 years and provides the assumed rate of return expires every four years unless action is taken by the General Assembly.
Sponsor: James Lucas House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Finance Status Date: 4/28/2016
Keywords: Retirement Week of 02.22.2016 Week of 04.11.2016
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H 5008 Bases the retirement allowance adjustment on the assumed rate of return 04.12.2016 TheHouse Ways and Means General Government, Personnel and Benefits subcommittee adjourned debate on this bill.Summary of the bill as introduced: Bases the retirement allowance adjustment on the assumed rate of return and prohibits the adjustment from exceeding 2.5 percent.
Sponsor: James Lucas House Com: Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Ways and Means Status Date: 2/25/2016
Keywords: Retirement Week of 02.22.2016 Week of 04.11.2016
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H 5009 Deletes a provision that limits the textiles communities revitalization income tax credit to 50 percent04.19.2016 The House Ways and Means Committee gave this bill a favorable report.03.15.2016 The House Ways and Means Sales and Income Tax subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Deletes a provision that limits the textiles communities revitalization income tax credit to 50 percent.
Sponsor: Derham Cole House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Act No. 179 Status Date: 5/27/2016
Keywords: Finance/Revenue/Taxes Week of 02.22.2016 Week of 03.14.2016 Week of 04.18.2016
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H 5011 Allows for the renewal of the Local Option Tourism Development fee04.19.2016 The House Ways and Means Committee gave this bill a favorable report.03.15.2016 The House Ways and Means Licenses, Fees, Insurance Tax and Other Charges subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summay of the bill as introduced: Allows for the renewal of the Local Option Tourism Development fee.
Sponsor: Alan Clemmons House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Act No. 249 Status Date: 6/14/2016
Keywords: Finance/Revenue/Taxes Week of 02.22.2016 Week of 03.14.2016 Week of 04.18.2016
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S 1110 Expands potential victims of sexual assault to include inmatesSummary of the bill as introduced: Expands potential victims of sexual assault to include inmates.
Sponsor: Shane Massey House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 2/24/2016
Keywords: Public Safety Week of 02.22.2016
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S 1122 Allows for the reimposition of the Local Option Tourism Development fee05.18.2016 The House Ways and Means Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended by the subcommittee.05.03.2016 The House Ways and Means Licenses, Fees, Insurance Tax and Other Charges subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment requires a referendum. 04.13.2016 The Senate Finance Committee gave this bill a favorable report.04.12.2016 The Senate Finance Sales and Income Tax subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Allows for the reimposition of the Local Option Tourism Development fee.
Sponsor: Luke Rankin House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Act No. 269 Status Date: 6/17/2016
Keywords: Finance/Revenue/Taxes Week of 02.22.2016 Week of 04.11.2016 Week of 05.02.2016 Week of 05.16.2016
Passed
S 1125 Deletes a provision that limits the textile communities revitalization income tax credit to 50 percent03.22.2016 The Senate Finance Committee gave this bill a favorable report. 03.15.2016 The Senate Finance Sales and Income Tax subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Deletes a provision that limits the textiles communities revitalization income tax credit to 50 percent.
Sponsor: Glenn Reese House Com: Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Ways and Means Status Date: 4/13/2016
Keywords: Finance/Revenue/Taxes Week of 02.22.2016 Week of 03.14.2016 Week of 03.21.2016
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