Bills Assigned to Keyword - Week of 05.02.2016 (12)

Date of Last Recorded Action: 10/9/2020


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 5207 South Carolina Beverage Container Recycling Act05.04.2016 The House Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs Environmental Affairs I subcommittee adjourned debate on this bill.Summary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits a local government from imposing an assessment or fee on deposit beverage containers.
Sponsor: Thomas Pope House Com: Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs Status Date: 4/13/2016
Keywords: General Governance Week of 04.11.2016 Week of 05.02.2016
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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 0170 Obligates a retailer to be liable for the sales tax05.18.2016 The House Ways and Means Committee adjourned debate on this bill.05.04.2016 The House Ways and Means Sales and Income Tax subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.03.17.2015 The Senate Finance Committee gave this bill a favorable report.03.11.2015The Senate Finance Sales and Income Taxation subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report with an amendment. The amendment makes the provisions of the bill effective on January 1, 2016 and deletes the distribution center exemption.Summary of the bill as introduced: Obligates a retailer to be liable for the sales tax or responsible for collecting and remitting the use tax if the retailer enters into an agreement with a resident of the state under which the resident refers potential customers.
Sponsor: Marlon Kimpson House Com: Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Ways and Means Status Date: 5/12/2015
Keywords: Sales Taxes Week of 05.02.2016 Week of 05.16.2016
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S 0221 Continues the Sentencing Reform Oversight Committee until December 31, 202005.19.2016 The House Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report.05.05.2016 The House Judiciary Criminal Laws subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.05.21.2015 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report. Summary of the bill as introduced: Continues the Sentencing Reform Oversight Committee until December 31, 2020.
Sponsor: Gerald Malloy House Com: Senate Com:
Status: House - Recommitted to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 6/1/2016
Keywords: Courts Public Safety Week of 05.02.2016 Week of 05.16.2016
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S 0267 Changes the adjournment date of the SC General Assembly05.19.2016 The House Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended by the subcommittee.05.05.2016 The House Judiciary Constitutional Laws subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment changes the adjournment date to the second Thursday in May subject to the call of the Speaker no later than current sine die to address matters in the traditional sine die resolution.01.26.2016 The Senate Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Changes the date for mandatory adjournment of the General Assembly from the first Thursday in June to the first Thursday in May.
Sponsor: Thomas Young House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Act No. 199 Status Date: 6/9/2016
Keywords: General Governance Week of 01.25.2016 Week of 05.02.2016 Week of 05.16.2016
Passed
S 0381 Allows terminated employees close to retirement to buy out remaining retirement time05.18.2016 The House Ways and Means Committee gave this bill a favorable report.05.05.2016 The House Ways and Means General Government, Personnel and Benefits subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.03.10.2015 The Senate Finance Committee gave this bill a favorable report.03.03.2015 The Senate Finance Retirement and Employee Benefits subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report with an amendment. The amendment confirms the terminated employee who is a member of either SCRS or PORS has five days to purchase up to one year of service credit to make them eligible to retire.Summary of the bill as introduced: Allows any public employee who is terminated within one year of full retirement to purchase the remaining time within five days of termination.
Sponsor: Katrina Shealy House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Act No. 202 Status Date: 6/9/2016
Keywords: Employment/Personnel Week of 05.02.2016 Week of 05.16.2016
Passed
S 0460 Allows a taxpayer to receive tax bills in electronic form05.18.2016 The House Ways and Means Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment requires liens to be made available online. The amendment further allows new owners of agricultural property to keep the agricultural assessment ratio. 05.04.2016 The House Ways and Means Property Tax subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. As soon as the amendment is written, it will be posted in the tracking system.03.17.2015 The Senate Finance Committee gave this bill a favorable report.03.10.2015 The Senate Finance Property Taxation subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report with an amendment. The amendment clarifies that this is optional.Summary of the bill as introduced: Permits a county to allow a taxpayer the option to receive certain property tax bills and receipts in electronic form.
Sponsor: George Campsen House Com: Senate Com:
Status: House - Read third time and returned to Senate with amendments Status Date: 6/1/2016
Keywords: Property Taxes Week of 05.02.2016 Week of 05.16.2016
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S 0932 Revises an application deadline for property owned by certain members of the Armed Forces05.18.2016 The House Ways and Means Committee gave this bill a favorable report.05.04.2016 The House Ways and Means Property Tax subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.02.02.2016 The Senate Finance Committee gave this bill a favorable report.01.26.2016 The Senate Finance Property Tax subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report. Summary of the bill as introduced: Revises an application deadline for property owned by certain members of the Armed Forces related to property tax assessment ratios.
Sponsor: Sean Bennett House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Act No. 206 Status Date: 6/9/2016
Keywords: Property Taxes Senate Week of 01.25.2016 Week of 02.01.2016 Week of 05.02.2016 Week of 05.16.2016
Passed
S 0997 Prohibits state or local funds from being expended for the benefit of refugees05.19.2016 The House Judiciary Committee adjourned debate on this bill.05.05.2016 The House Judiciary Constitutional Laws subcommittee did not report this bill out of subcommittee. The vote ended in a tie.04.28.2016 The House Judiciary Constitutional Laws subcommittee adjourned debate on this bill.01.27.2016 The full Senate General Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended by the subcommittee. 01.26.2016 A Senate General subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendments add a requirement of refugees to register with DSS, allows a civil cause of action and requires SLED to determine the safety of the refugees. 01.19.2016 A Senate General subcommittee carried this bill over.Summary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits state or local funds from being expended for the direct or indirect benefit of refugees until legislation specifically authorizes the expenditure.
Sponsor: Lee Bright House Com: Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 4/12/2016
Keywords: General Governance Week of 01.11.2016 Week of 01.18.2016 Week of 01.25.2016 Week of 04.25.2016 Week of 05.02.2016 Week of 05.16.2016
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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 1258 Outlines the distribution of fines and fees from the SC DMV to the State Highway Fund05.18.2016 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 revises the method of appointing Transportation Commission members, mandates the State Auditor will appoint the Commission’s chief internal auditor, repeals the Joint Transportation Review Committee and makes several technical changes. 05.04.2016 The House Ways and Means Revenue Policy subcommittee took testimony on this bill but did not take action. Summary of the bill as introduced: Requires that certain fines and fees collected from the SC DMV be redirected to the State Highway Fund.
Sponsor: Finance House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Act No. 275 Status Date: 6/21/2016
Keywords: Finance/Revenue/Taxes Transportation Week of 04.18.2016 Week of 05.02.2016 Week of 05.16.2016
Passed







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