Legislation Sponsored by James Lucas (10)

Date of Last Recorded Action: 1/25/2021


H 3198 Requires public officials to recuse themselves from a matter that is a conflict of interest02.03.2015 The House Judiciary Committee recommitted this bill back to the subcommittee.01.28.2015 The House Judiciary Constitutional Laws subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Requires public officials to recuse themselves at any time regarding a matter that is a conflict of interest is before the public body.
Sponsor: James Lucas House Com: Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Yow Status Date: 3/18/2015
Keywords: Ethics
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H 3201 Defines the functions paid for by a lobbyist principal that a General Assembly member can attendSummary of the bill as introduced: Changes the functions that a General Assembly member can attend that are paid for by a lobbyist principal.
Sponsor: James Lucas House Com: Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/13/2015
Keywords: Ethics
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H 3722 Makes changes to the state ethics lawsSummary of the bill as introduced: Makes changes to structure of the State Ethics Commission and the state's ethics laws.
Sponsor: James Lucas House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Senate - Committee report: Favorable with amendment Judiciary Status Date: 3/11/2015
Keywords: Ethics
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H 4274 Requires the General Assembly to adjourn at 5 p.m. on Thursday, June 4, 2015Summary of the bill as introduced: Requires the General Assembly to adjourn at 5 p.m. on Thursday, June 4, 2015 and return to Columbia from June 16 - 18 to handle the state budget and conference committee reports.
Sponsor: James Lucas House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Senate - Adopted, returned to House with concurrence Status Date: 5/28/2015
Keywords: General Governance
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H 4565 Makes changes to the Dams and Reservoirs Safety Act02.25.2016 The House Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs Committee recommitted this bill back to the subcommittee.02.24.2016 The House Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs Agriculture subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment makes technical changes to the existing bill.02.17.2016 The House Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs Agriculture subcommittee adjourned debate on this bill. 01.20.2016 The House Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs Agriculture subcommittee adjourned debate on this bill.Summary of the bill as introduced: Provides further requirements, regulatory provisions and procedures for dam and reservoir safety including dam classification, permitting, registration, inspection, emergency action and maintenance plans, and financial assurance requirement.
Sponsor: James Lucas House Com: Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs Status Date: 1/12/2016
Keywords: General Governance House Week of 01.18.2016 Week of 02.15.2016 Week of 02.22.2016
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H 4636 Changes the adjournment date of the SC General AssemblySummary of the bill as introduced: Changes the mandatory sine die adjournment date of the General Assembly from the first Thursday in June to the first Thursday in May. The bill also requires a bienniel budget bill.
Sponsor: James Lucas House Com: Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Ways and Means Status Date: 1/12/2016
Keywords: General Governance Week of 01.11.2016
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H 4637 Establishes requirements for entities that exercise eminent domain pursuant To Title 33 or Title 58Summary of the bill as introduced: Establishes requirements for entities that exercise eminent domain pursuant To Title 33 or Title 58.
Sponsor: James Lucas House Com: Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/12/2016
Keywords: Eminent Domain Week of 01.11.2016
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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 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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Municipal Association of South Carolina
1411 Gervais St., PO Box 12109, Columbia, SC 29211
Phone: 803.799.9574, Fax: 803.933.1299, mail@masc.sc