Bills Assigned to Keyword - Week of 04.18.2016 (24)

Date of Last Recorded Action: 10/9/2020


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 3767 Prohibits property taxes on real property owned or leased by certain childcare providers04.19.2016 The House Ways and Means Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended by the subcommittee.04.19.2016 The House Ways and Means General Government, Personnel and Benefits subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment puts public and nonprofit summer day camps and after school programs under similar DSS guidelines as private daycares. 04.15.2015 The House Ways and Means General Government, Personnel and Benefits subcommittee adjourned debate on this bill. Summary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits charging property taxes on real property owned or leased to certain childcare providers.
Sponsor: Brian White House Com: Senate Com:
Status: House - Recommitted to Committee on Ways and Means Status Date: 5/31/2016
Keywords: Property Taxes Week of 04.18.2016
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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 4416 Exempts certain schools and volunteer fire departments from impact fees04.19.2016 The House Ways and Means Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended by the subcommittee.03.15.2016 The House Ways and Means Licenses, Fees, Insurance Tax and Other Charges subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment adds that impact fee revenue can be spent on building schools.Summary of the bill as introduced: Exempts certain schools and volunteer fire departments from impact fees.
Sponsor: Raye Felder House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Act No. 229 Status Date: 6/9/2016
Keywords: Finance/Revenue/Taxes House Week of 03.14.2016 Week of 04.18.2016
Passed
H 4448 Fargo and Hyco's Law04.21.2016 The House Judiciary Criminal Laws subcommittee adjourned debate on this bill.Summary of the bill as introduced: Increases the penalties associated with wilfully or maliciously torturing, mutilating, injuring, disabling, poisoning or killing a police dog or horse. 
Sponsor: Jonathon Hill House Com: Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Funderburk Status Date: 2/4/2016
Keywords: House Police Week of 04.18.2016
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H 4481 Restructures the offenses involving disturbing a school04.21.2016 The House Judiciary Criminal Laws subcommittee adjourned debate on this bill.Summary of the bill as introduced: Restructures the offenses involving disturbing a school into a delineated list of actions and the penalties associated with those actions.
Sponsor: Mia McLeod House Com: Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Henegan Status Date: 4/14/2016
Keywords: House Public Safety Week of 04.18.2016
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H 4556 Adds emergency medical technician to the definition of eligible owner for property tax exemptions04.19.2016 The House Ways and Means Committee gave this bill a favorable report.03.09.2016 The House Ways and Means Property Tax subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Adds emergency medical technician to the definition of eligible owner for property tax exemptions for certain people who are permanently and totally disabled.
Sponsor: Gregory Duckworth House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Finance Status Date: 4/26/2016
Keywords: House Property Taxes Week of 03.07.2016 Week of 04.18.2016
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H 4661 Outlines requirements for acceptable piping material for use in certain infrastructure projects05.17.2016 The Senate Finance Sales and Income Tax subcommittee carried this bill over.04.20.2016 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 and Industry Public Utilities subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment narrows the bill's applicability to construction, rebuild or repair bidding where state funds are used, and requires that the engineering practices and design requirements be determined by an "official engineer of the governmental agency."01.20.2016 The House Labor, Commerce and Industry Public Utilities subcommittee adjourned debate on this bill.Summary of the bill as introduced: Outlines requirements for acceptable piping material for use in certain infrastructure projects.
Sponsor: Michael Forrester House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Finance Status Date: 4/28/2016
Keywords: Utilities Week of 01.11.2016 Week of 01.18.2016 Week of 04.18.2016 Week of 05.16.2016
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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 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 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
Passed
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
Passed
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 5160 Places all animal shelters that provide veterinary services under the SC LLR04.20.2016 The House Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs Agriculture subcommittee carried over this bill.Summary of the bill as introduced: Places all animal shelters that provide veterinary services under the SC LLR.
Sponsor: Harry Ott House Com: Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs Status Date: 3/23/2016
Keywords: General Governance Week of 03.21.2016 Week of 04.18.2016
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H 5226 Authorizes a pilot program requiring the Public Service Authority to sell power at market-based prices05.03.2016 The House Labor, Commerce and Industry Public Utilities subcommittee carried this bill over.04.20.2016 The House Labor, Commerce and Industry Public Utilities subcommittee adjourned debate on this bill.Summary of the bill as introduced: Authorizes a pilot program that requires the Public Service Authority to sell power to electrolytic processors at market-based prices while protecting the Public Service Authority's other customers from any additional costs.
Sponsor: William Crosby House Com: Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name removed as sponsor: V.S.Moss Status Date: 5/4/2016
Keywords: Electric Week of 04.11.2016 Week of 04.18.2016 Week of 05.02.2016
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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 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 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 0626 Exempts 80 percent of the fair market value of property taxes on a renewable energy resource05.18.2016 The House Ways and Means Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended by the subcommittee.05.17.2016 The House Ways and Means Revenue Policy subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment includes property owned by the Pinewood Site Custodial Trust as eligible for the income tax credit for certain solar energy property. 04.21.2016 The House Judiciary Constitutional Laws subcommittee carried this bill over.02.16.2016 The Senate Finance Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment changes the effective date from 2015 to 2016.05.19.2015 The Senate Finance Committee carried this bill over.05.12.2015 The Senate Finance Property Taxation subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report with an amendment. As soon as the amendment is available, it will be posted.Summary of the bill as introduced: Exempts 80 percent of the fair market value of a renewable energy resource for 10 years.
Sponsor: Chauncey Gregory House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Senate - Returned to House with amendments Status Date: 6/2/2016
Keywords: Property Taxes Week of 02.15.2016 Week of 04.18.2016 Week of 05.16.2016
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S 0946 Allows a civil citation to be issued for overtaking a school bus05.18.2016 The Senate Transportation Committee gave this bill a favorable report.05.17.2016 A Senate Transportation subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.04.27.2016 The Senate Transportation Committee carried this bill over.04.21.2016 A Senate Transportation subcommittee carried this bill over.Summary of the bill as introduced: Allows a civil citation to be issued to the registered owner of a vehicle that illegally overtakes a school bus if the driver of his vehicle can't be identified by law enforcement officer or a video mounted on the school bus.
Sponsor: Robert Hayes House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Senate - Recommitted to Committee on Transportation Status Date: 5/31/2016
Keywords: Police Senate Week of 04.18.2016 Week of 04.25.2016 Week of 05.16.2016
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S 1228 Requires the sale, use or titling of a motor vehicle to be credited to the State Highway Fund04.19.2016 The Senate Finance Committee carried this bill over.04.19.2016 A Senate Finance Special subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Requires the sale, use or titling of a motor vehicle to be credited to the State Highway Fund.
Sponsor: Hugh Leatherman House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Finance Status Date: 4/13/2016
Keywords: Finance/Revenue/Taxes Week of 04.11.2016 Week of 04.18.2016
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S 1237 Directs all fees collected by the SC DMV to be credited to the state highway account04.19.2016 The Senate Finance Committee carried this bill over.04.19.2016 A Senate Finance Special subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment prohibits funds from being used for new interstates.Summary of the bill as introduced: Directs all fees collected by the SC DMV to be credited to the state highway account of the SC Transportation Infrastructure Bank.
Sponsor: Hugh Leatherman House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Finance Status Date: 4/14/2016
Keywords: Finance/Revenue/Taxes Transportation Week of 04.11.2016 Week of 04.18.2016
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