Bills Assigned to Keyword - Week of 04.11.2016 (30)

Date of Last Recorded Action: 10/9/2020


H 3039 Dilapidated Buildings Act04.12.2016 The House Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report.03.16.2016 The House Judiciary Special Laws subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment exempts agricultural property. 03.03.2015 The House Judiciary Committee recommitted this bill back to the House Judiciary Special Laws subcommittee by a vote of 11-10.02.25.2015 The House Judiciary Special Laws subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report with an amendment. The amendment clarifies that cities can not be receivers for historic properties.02.18.2015 The House Judiciary Special Laws subcommittee adjourned debate on this bill until next week.Summary of the bill as introduced: Provides an opportunity for private  and nonprofit businesses to invest in the local economy and create jobs  by returning derelict properties to productive use.
Sponsor: Joseph Daning House Com: Senate Com:
Status: House - Roll call Yeas-35 Nays-63 Status Date: 4/26/2016
Keywords: Blight Week of 03.14.2016 Week of 04.11.2016
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H 3054 Urges local governments to assist the homeless in light of the economy and weather conditions04.14.2016 The Senate Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee gave this bill a favorable report.03.03.2016 A Senate Labor, Commerce and Industry subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Urges federal, state and local governments along with churches and neighborhood associations to accelerate their efforts to assist the homeless in light of the nation's economy and adverse weather conditions.
Sponsor: Wendell Gilliard House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Senate - Adopted, returned to House with concurrence Status Date: 4/26/2016
Keywords: General Governance Week of 02.29.2016 Week of 04.11.2016
Passed
H 3074 Prohibits the distribution of crime scene images of minors on social media04.14.2016 The House Judiciary Criminal Laws subcommittee carried this bill over.Summary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits the distribution of crime  or accident scene images of minors on social media.
Sponsor: Patricia Henegan House Com: Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/13/2015
Keywords: General Governance Week of 04.11.2016
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H 3091 Seeks limited immunity for a person seeking help for another person suffering from an overdose04.14.2016 The House Judiciary Criminal Laws subcommittee carried this bill over.Summary of the bill as introduced: Provides limited immunity from prosecution for certain drug and alcohol-related offenses committed by a person who seeks medical assistance for another person who is experiencing a drug or alcohol-related overdose.
Sponsor: Deborah Long House Com: Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/13/2015
Keywords: General Governance Week of 04.11.2016
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H 3521 Prevents a court or other enforcement authority from enforcing foreign law05.11.2016 The Senate Judiciary Committee did not report this bill out of committee. 04.19.2016 The Senate Judiciary Committee carried this bill over.04.13.2016 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. As soon as the amendment is written, it will be posted in the tracking system.05.05.2015 The House Judiciary Committee recommitted this bill back to the subcommittee.04.21.2015 THe House Judiciary Committee adjourned debate on this bill.03.24.2015 The House Judiciary Committee did not take action on this bill although it was on the agenda.03.17.2015 The House Judiciary Committee adjourned debate on this bill.03.05.2015 THe House Judiciary General and Family Laws subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Prevents a court or other enforcement authority from enforcing foreign law.
Sponsor: Harry Limehouse House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Senate - Referred to Subcommittee: Massey (ch), Bright, Coleman, Young, Kimpson Status Date: 2/16/2016
Keywords: Courts Week of 04.11.2016 Week of 04.18.2016 Week of 05.09.2016
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H 3653 Allows law enforcement agencies to enter into a multijurisdictional task force agreement04.19.2016 The Senate Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment restricts political subdivisions from entering into mutual aid agreements for the sole purpose of "speed enforcement." 04.12.2016 The Senate Judiciary Committee carried this bill over.04.05.2016 The Senate Judiciary Committee carried this bill over.03.23.2016 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment prohibits municipalities from entering into mutual aid agreements for the enforcement of municipal ordinances or for the sole purpose of speed enforcement.02.24.2016 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee carried this bill over.02.09.2016 The House Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment resolves a conflict between counties and sheriffs.02.04.2016 The House Judiciary Criminal Laws subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment allows city and town councils to enter into multijurisdictional agreements once and let it stand until revoked rather than entering into an agreement each time it is needed. Summary of the bill as introduced: Authorizes a law enforcement agency to enter into mutual aid agreements or multi jurisdictional task force agreements with other law enforcement providers as may be necessary.
Sponsor: Thomas Pope House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Act No. 222 Status Date: 6/9/2016
Keywords: Police Public Safety Week of 02.01.2016 Week of 02.08.2016 Week of 02.22.2016 Week of 03.21.2016 Week of 04.04.2016 Week of 04.11.2016 Week of 04.18.2016
Passed
H 3764 Grants statewide law enforcement authority to the SC Criminal Justice Academy04.12.2016 The House Ways and Means General Government, Personnel and Benefits subcommittee adjourned debate on this bill.Summary of the bill as introduced: Grants statewide law enforcement authority to the SC Criminal Justice Academy.
Sponsor: Michael Pitts House Com: Senate Com:
Status: House - Recommitted to Committee on Ways and Means Status Date: 5/6/2015
Keywords: Police Public Safety Week of 04.11.2016
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H 4387 Prohibits a law enforcement agency or department from requiring officers to meet a quota for citations during a period of time05.24.2016The Senate Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment slightly changes the definition of quota.04.19.2016 The House Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report.04.14.2016 The House Judiciary Criminal Laws subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment removes section B and allows officer data performance comparison.Summary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits a law enforcement agency or department from requiring officers to issue a specific amount or meet a quota for the number of citations issued during a period of time.
Sponsor: Justin Bamberg House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Act No. 264 Status Date: 6/16/2016
Keywords: House Police Week of 04.11.2016 Week of 04.18.2016 Week of 05.23.2016
Passed
H 4762 Revises the limitation on certain millage rate increases 05.17.2016 The Senate Finance Committee gave this bill a favorable report.05.17.2016 The Senate Finance Property Tax subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.04.19.2016 The House Ways and Means Committee gave this bill a favorable report.04.13.2016 The House Ways and Means Revenue Policy subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Revises the limitation on millage rate increases for the purchase of capital equipment and other expenditures in a county with a population of less than 100,000 people and has at least 40,000 acres of state or national forest land.
Sponsor: Michael Anthony House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Act No. 276 Status Date: 6/21/2016
Keywords: Finance/Revenue/Taxes Week of 01.25.2016 Week of 04.11.2016 Week of 04.18.2016 Week of 05.16.2016
Passed
H 4793 Allows only the General Assembly to regulate plastic bags and other containers04.14.2016 The House Judiciary Constitutional Laws subcommittee took testimony on this bill but did not take any action. Summary of the bill as introduced: Allows only the General Assembly the regulate the use, disposition, sale, or any imposition of any prohibition, restriction, fee imposition, or taxation of auxiliary containers including plastic bags.
Sponsor: Eric Bedingfield House Com: Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/28/2016
Keywords: General Governance Week of 01.25.2016 Week of 04.11.2016
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H 4834 Local Government Efficiency Act05.03.2016 The House Judiciary Committee adjourned debate on this bill.04.26.2016 The House Judiciary Committee was canceled. 04.19.2016 The House Judiciary Committee adjourned debate on this bill.04.13.2016 The House Judiciary Special Laws subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Authorizes the governing body of a municipality to annex an area by ordinance if the area does not exceed 25 acres and is completely surrounded by the municipality.
Sponsor: Mary Tinkler House Com: Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Bingham Status Date: 2/9/2016
Keywords: Annexation Week of 02.01.2016 Week of 04.11.2016 Week of 04.18.2016 Week of 04.25.2016 Week of 05.02.2016
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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 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 5022 Distinguishes between license fees and taxes municipalities may levy and collect for risks located in and outside city limits04.14.2016 The House Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee adjourned debate on this bill.04.12.2016 The House Labor, Commerce and Industry Insurance subcommittee carried this bill over.03.10.2016 The House Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee recommitted this bill back to the subcommittee.03.08.2016 The House Labor, Commerce and Industry Insurance subcommittee did not report this bill out of subcommittee. The vote was tied and the bill failed to receive a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Distinguishes between license fees and taxes municipalities may levy and collect for risks located in and outside city limits.
Sponsor: William Sandifer House Com: Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry Status Date: 3/2/2016
Keywords: Finance/Revenue/Taxes Week of 02.29.2016 Week of 03.07.2016 Week of 04.11.2016
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H 5077 Allows a lien to be placed on a Joint Authority Water and Sewer System's property in accordance with the Revenue Bond Act for utilities04.19.2016 The House Ways and Means Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended by the subcommittee.04.13.2016 The House Ways and Means Revenue Policy subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendments only make technical changes.Summary of the bill as introduced: Allows a lien to be placed on a Joint Authority Water and Sewer System's property in accordance with the Revenue Bond Act for utilities.
Sponsor: Brian White House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Finance Status Date: 4/28/2016
Keywords: Sewer Utilities Water Week of 03.07.2016 Week of 04.11.2016 Week of 04.18.2016
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H 5078 Requires the Capital Projects Sales Tax Act to terminate on April 30 of an odd or even numbered year05.17.2016 The Senate Finance Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment requires a notice to be published six weeks before the referendum with the list of projects.05.17.2016 The Senate Finance Sales and Income Tax subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.04.19.2016 The House Ways and Means Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment changes even year to any year.04.13.2016 The House Ways and Means Revenue Policy subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment requires all referenda to terminate in odd years.Summary of the bill as introduced: Requires the Capital Projects Sales Tax Act to terminate on April 30 of an odd or even numbered year.
Sponsor: Brian White House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Act No. 250 Status Date: 6/14/2016
Keywords: Local Option Sales Tax Week of 03.07.2016 Week of 04.11.2016 Week of 04.18.2016 Week of 05.16.2016
Passed
H 5108 Establishes a study committee to assess the role of local government fleets in hiring entry-level drivers04.14.2016 The House Education and Public Works Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended by the subcommittee.04.13.2016 The House Education and Public Works Motor Vehicles subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment adds additional organizations to the study committee.Summary of the bill as introduced: Establishes a study committee to assess the role of local government fleets in hiring entry-level commercial driver's licensed drivers.
Sponsor: Merita Allison House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Transportation Status Date: 4/26/2016
Keywords: General Governance Week of 03.14.2016 Week of 04.11.2016
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S 0040 Encourages state agencies to implement a water management program05.24.2016 The House Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs Committee carried this bill over.04.21.2016 The House Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs Committee gave this bill a favorable report.04.13.2016 The House Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs Agriculture subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Encourages state agencies to implement a water management program for the Savannah River Basin to ensure continuous optimization of water quality and quantity management.
Sponsor: Kevin L. Bryant House Com: Senate Com:
Status: House - Recommitted to Committee on Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs Status Date: 5/18/2016
Keywords: Water Week of 04.11.2016 Week of 04.18.2016 Week of 05.23.2016
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S 0163 Grants further duties to the Joint Legislative Committee on Municipal Incorporation to review charters of certain cities and towns04.12.2016 The Senate Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended by the subcommittee. There was also a minority report placed on the bill.04.05.2016 The Senate Judiciary Committee carried this bill over.03.22.2016 The Senate Judiciary Committee carried this bill over.03.15.2016 The Senate Judiciary Committee carried this bill over.03.01.2016 The Senate Judiciary Committee carried this bill over.02.16.2016 The Senate Judiciary Committee carried this bill over.02.10.2016 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment lowers the population threshold from 300 to 150. The amendment also requires a 2/3 vote of the legislative delegation and a written statement alleging failure to provide services to trigger a review regardless of population.01.28.2016 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee carried this bill over.Summary of the bill as introduced: Requires cities and towns whose population drops below 300 to show that it is maintaining municipal services at an adequate level to maintain its certificate of incorporation.
Sponsor: Greg Hembree House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Senate - Recommitted to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 5/31/2016
Keywords: Incorporation Week of 01.25.2016 Week of 02.08.2016 Week of 02.15.2016 Week of 02.29.2016 Week of 03.14.2016 Week of 03.21.2016 Week of 04.04.2016 Week of 04.11.2016
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S 0194 Dilapidated Buildings Act04.12.2016 The Senate Judiciary Committee recommitted this bill to the subcommittee.04.05.2016 The Senate Judiciary Committee carried this bill over.03.22.2016 The Senate Judiciary Committee carried this bill over.03.15.2016 The Senate Judiciary Committee carried this bill over.03.01.2016 The Senate Judiciary Committee carried this bill over.02.16.2016 The Senate Judiciary Committee carried this bill over.02.09.2016 The Senate Judiciary Committee carried this bill over.02.02.2016 The Senate Judiciary Committee carried this bill over.01.26.2016 The Senate Judiciary Committee carried this bill over.05.12.2015 The Senate Judiciary Committee did not take action on this bill although it was on the agenda. 04.28.2015 The Senate Judiciary Committee carried this bill over.04.22.2015 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report with an amendment. The amendment includes counties.Summary of the bill as introduced: Allows a municipality to bring a cause of action against the owner of property not in substantial compliance with municipal ordinances.  
Sponsor: Bradley Hutto House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Senate - Referred to Subcommittee: Hutto (ch), Gregory, Thurmond Status Date: 1/30/2015
Keywords: Blight Week of 01.25.2016 Week of 02.01.2016 Week of 02.08.2016 Week of 02.15.2016 Week of 02.29.2016 Week of 03.14.2016 Week of 03.21.2016 Week of 04.04.2016 Week of 04.11.2016
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S 0277 State Telecom Equity in Funding Act04.20.2016 The House Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended by the subcommittee.04.19.2016 The House Labor, Commerce andIndustry Public Utilities subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment includes new language detailing the process by which prepaid wireless sellers are required to collect universal service fees from customers in the form of a fixed per-transaction fee.04.14.2016 The House Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee recommitted this bill to the subcommittee.05.14.2015 The House Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee adjourned debate on this bill.05.12.2015 The House Labor, Commerce and Industry Public Utilities subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report. 02.24.2015 The Senate Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report with an amendment. The amendment makes technical changes to the definition of the term “carrier of last resort” and clarifies that such carriers are subject to audits and investigations by the Office of Regulatory Staff.02.19.2015 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Clarifies the jurisdiction of the Public Service Commission over certain providers regarding telephone service for hearing and speech impaired people.
Sponsor: Thomas Alexander House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Act No. 181 Status Date: 5/31/2016
Keywords: Telecommunications Week of 04.11.2016 Week of 04.18.2016
Passed
S 0289 Creates the offense of assault and battery on a law enforcement officer04.12.2016 The Senate Judiciary Committee recommitted this bill to the subcommittee.04.05.2016 The Senate Judiciary Committee carried this bill over.03.22.2016 The Senate Judiciary Committee carried this bill over.03.15.2016 The Senate Judiciary Committee carried this bill over.03.01.2016 The Senate Judiciary Committee carried this bill over.02.16.2016 The Senate Judiciary Committee carried this bill over.02.11.2016 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Clarifies that a person who illegally injures a law enforcement officer, EMS provider or firefighter commits the offense of assault and battery of a high and aggravated nature.
Sponsor: Thomas Alexander House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Senate - Referred to Subcommittee: Hutto (ch), Corbin, Young Status Date: 3/20/2015
Keywords: Police Week of 02.08.2016 Week of 02.15.2016 Week of 02.29.2016 Week of 03.14.2016 Week of 03.21.2016 Week of 04.04.2016 Week of 04.11.2016
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S 0338 Requires residential housing programs for paroled prison inmates to provide notice in the newspaper04.19.2016 The House Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report.04.12.2016 The House Judiciary Committee adjourned debate on this bill.03.16.2016 The House Judiciary Special Laws subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.04.30.2015 The Senate Corrections and Penology Committee gave this bill a favorable report.03.31.2015 A Senate Corrections and Penology subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Requires any public, private or nonprofit entity that is engaged in helping to rehabilitate and reintroduce paroled prison inmates into the community through residential housing to provide notice in a newspaper of general circulation of the address of the residential housing facility.
Sponsor: Shane Martin House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Act No. 201 Status Date: 6/9/2016
Keywords: General Governance Week of 03.14.2016 Week of 04.11.2016 Week of 04.18.2016
Passed
S 0668 South Carolina Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy Act04.14.2016 The Senate, Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment removes cities from being able to administer the program and requires disclosure of liens to buyers.04.06.2016 The Senate Labor, Commerce and Industry Regulatory and Local Government subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Allows governing bodies to establish a district by ordinance for the purpose of promoting, encouraging and facilitating clean energy improvements within its geographic area.
Sponsor: Thomas Alexander House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Senate - Read second time Status Date: 4/27/2016
Keywords: Environment Week of 04.04.2016 Week of 04.11.2016
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