Legislation Sponsored by Thomas Alexander (7)

Date of Last Recorded Action: 4/9/2021


S 0175 Authorizes the establishment of a municipal emergency management agencySummary of the bill as introduced: Authorizes the establishment of a municipal emergency management agency and establishes a committee to review changes in municipal emergency management plans.
Sponsor: Thomas Alexander House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/13/2015
Keywords: Public Safety
Of Interest
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 0292 Creates uniform standards for court documentsSummary of the bill as introduced: Creates uniform standards for formatting documents submitted to a clerk of court or register of deeds for recording.
Sponsor: Thomas Alexander House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/13/2015
Keywords: Courts
Of Interest
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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S 1164 Makes changes to specific current building codesSummary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits a municipality or county from charging permit fees for a wheelchair ramp built with Medicare or Medicaid dollars as long as the construction is performed or inspected by a SC-recognized code enforcement officer.
Sponsor: Thomas Alexander House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry Status Date: 3/10/2016
Keywords: Building Codes Week of 03.07.2016
Of Interest
S 1263 Gives the governor authority to allow certain vehicles transporting goods and providing utility services in an area under a curfewSummary of the bill as introduced: Gives the governor authority to allow certain vehicles transporting goods and providing utility services in an area that is under a curfew because of an emergency.
Sponsor: Thomas Alexander House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on General Status Date: 4/21/2016
Keywords: Week of 04.18.2016
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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