Legislation Sponsored by Vincent Sheheen (12)

Date of Last Recorded Action: 1/19/2021


S 0201 Requires the SC DOT to develop a process to prioritize projects related to the existing highway systemSummary of the bill as introduced: Requires the SC DOT to develop a process to prioritize and expedite projects related to preserving, maintaining, rehabilitating and extending the life of the existing highway system and bridges.
Sponsor: Vincent Sheheen House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Transportation Status Date: 1/13/2015
Keywords: Transportation
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S 0202 Makes various changes to the current state ethics lawsSummary of the bill as introduced: Makes numerous changes to the power and duties of the State Ethics Commission as well as other current ethics laws in the state.
Sponsor: Vincent Sheheen House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/13/2015
Keywords: Ethics
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S 0203 Requires the State Ethics Commission to provide training programs on state ethics lawsSummary of the bill as introduced: Requires the State Ethics Commission to provide training programs on state ethics laws.
Sponsor: Vincent Sheheen House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/13/2015
Keywords: Ethics
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S 0205 Requires property taxes to be paid on a nonresident's vehicle before it is operatedSummary of the bill as introduced: Requires property taxes to be paid on a nonresident's privately owned and operated ehicle before it is operated.
Sponsor: Vincent Sheheen House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Transportation Status Date: 1/13/2015
Keywords: Property Taxes
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S 0206 Directs PEBA to implement a longevity pay plan for state employeesSummary of the bill as introduced: Directs the SC Public Benefit Authority to design, implement and maintain a longevity pay plan for state employees.
Sponsor: Vincent Sheheen House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Finance Status Date: 1/13/2015
Keywords: Retirement
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S 0207 South Carolina Whistleblower and Public Employee Protection ActSummary of the bill as introduced: Eliminates the $2,000 cap on rewards for whistleblowers and removes the one year limitation on the period when the employee is protected from adverse employment actions.
Sponsor: Vincent Sheheen House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Senate - Referred to Subcommittee: Massey (ch), Coleman, Gregory Status Date: 3/12/2015
Keywords: Employment/Personnel
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S 0498 Makes it illegal to cause or allow a drone to tresspass03.23.2016 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee carried this bill over.Summary of the bill as introduced: Makes it illegal to willfully cause or allow certain aerial vehicles, such as drones, to enter upon or above the land of another person.
Sponsor: Vincent Sheheen House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Senate - Referred to Subcommittee: Hembree (ch), Allen, Thurmond Status Date: 5/1/2015
Keywords: Public Safety Week of 03.21.2016
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S 0512 Outlines different penalties for willful damage to a water system03.24.2015 The Senate Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report with an amendment. The amendment reduces the penalties from felonies to misdemeanors.03.19.2015 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report with an amendment. The amendment includes water and sewer systems owned and operated by other entities.Summary of the bill as introduced: Provides different penalties for willful damage to a water system based on the amount of property damage.
Sponsor: Vincent Sheheen House Com: Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 4/28/2015
Keywords: Water
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S 0979 Places the regulation of animal shelters under the Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation03.24.2016 The Senate Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Places the regulation of animal shelters under the Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation.
Sponsor: Vincent Sheheen House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Senate - Recommitted to Committee on Agriculture and Natural Resources Status Date: 5/31/2016
Keywords: General Governance Week of 01.11.2016 Week of 03.21.2016
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S 0999 Allows a specific municipality to annex blighted property by ordinanceSummary of the bill as introduced: Allows a specific municipality to annex blighted property by ordinance.
Sponsor: Vincent Sheheen House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/19/2016
Keywords: Annexation Week of 01.18.2016
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S 1000 Allows the City of Camden to annex a property by ordinance upon the finding that the property is blightedSummary of the bill as introduced: Allows the City of Camden to annex a property by ordinance upon the finding that the property is blighted.
Sponsor: Vincent Sheheen House Com: Senate Com:
Status: House - Recommitted to Kershaw Delegation Status Date: 3/1/2016
Keywords: Annexation Week of 01.18.2016
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S 1078 Requires certain training for Class 1-LE law enforcement officersSummary of the bill as introduced: Requires Class 1-LE law enforcement officers to complete continuing law enforcement education credits in mental health or addictive disorders.
Sponsor: Vincent Sheheen House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Senate - Referred to Subcommittee: Hembree (ch), Corbin, McElveen Status Date: 2/19/2016
Keywords: Police Week of 02.08.2016
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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