Bills Assigned to Keyword - Transportation (16)

Date of Last Recorded Action: 12/6/2017


H 3073 Limits the time a train may block four-lane street intersections in municipalities during certain periods of timeSummary of the bill as introduced: Limits the time a train may block four-lane street intersections in municipalities during certain periods of time.
Sponsor: Jackson Whipper House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/10/2017
Keywords: House Public Safety Transportation
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H 3102 Legalizes gambling and requires the revenue from those games be used for highway, road and bridge repairSummary of the bill as introduced: Legalizes gambling and requires the revenue from those games be used for highway, road and bridge repair, maintenance and construction. This bill also allows elected officials to participate in games of chance and other betting and gambling. 
Sponsor: Todd Rutherford House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Ott Status Date: 1/19/2017
Keywords: General Governance House Transportation
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H 3111 Increases the gas tax by seven cents a gallonSummary of the bill as introduced: Increases the gas tax by seven cents a gallon and requires the revenue from the tax be credited to the State Highway Fund.
Sponsor: Jackson Whipper House Com: WM Senate Com:
Status: Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Robinson-Simpson Status Date: 1/12/2017
Keywords: Finance/Revenue/Taxes House Transportation
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H 3238 Requires SC DOT to obtain approval from a municipality prior to a projects inclusion in the improvement program01.18.2017 The House Education and Public Works Transportation subcommittee adjourned debate on this bill.Summary of the bill as introduced: Requires SC DOT to obtain approval from a municipality prior to a projects inclusion in the statewide transportation improvement program if the project is within the municipality's boundaries.
Sponsor: Merita Allison House Com: EdPW Senate Com:
Status: Referred to Committee on Education and Public Works Status Date: 1/10/2017
Keywords: House Transportation Week of 01.16.2017
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H 3315 South Carolina Voluntary Infrastructure Funding ActSummary of the bill as introduced: Imposes an additional user fee equal to 10 cents a gallon on motor fuels that includes a voluntary exemption for individual residents and a income tax credit equal to 10 percent of the user fee paid.
Sponsor: James Burns House Com: WM Senate Com:
Status: Member(s) request name removed as sponsor: Cogswell Status Date: 1/25/2017
Keywords: Finance/Revenue/Taxes House Transportation
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H 3516 Increases certain fees and taxes to pay for highway and road repair and maintenance 05.04.2017 The conference committee met and adopted all identical sections of the two bills. Members plan to continue to meet to work on the different sections.03.14.2017 The Senate Finance Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended by the subcommittee and later amended by the full committee to change the car tax structure but yield the same revenue.03.08.2017 The Senate Finance Special Transportation subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment raises the gas tax 2 cents every year for 6 years to raise $800 million for roads. The amendment would also cap the gas tax below Georgia and North Carolina's current taxes, it strikes the S.C. DOT governance changes included in the House bill. The amendment also raises car sales taxes and other fees. 03.07.2017 The Senate Finance Special Transportation subcommittee carried this bill over.02.09.2017 The House Ways and Means Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended by the subcommittee.02.07.2017 The House Ways and Means Legislative subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment creates a infrastructure maintenance trust fund for repairs and maintenance only. Summary of the bill as introduced: Increases the motor fuel user fee by 10 cents over five years to pay for highway and road repair and maintenance.
Sponsor: Gary Simrill House Com: WM Senate Com: Fin
Status: Act No. 40 Status Date: 5/25/2017
Keywords: Finance/Revenue/Taxes Transportation Week of 01.16.2017 Week of 02.06.2017 Week of 03.06.2017 Week of 03.13.2017 Week of 05.01.2017
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H 3739 Requires the S.C. Department of Transportation to bear costs for construction projects or improvementsSummary of the bill as introduced: Requires the S.C. Department of Transportation to bear costs, not to exceed 7.5 percent of the total project costs, for construction projects or improvements.
Sponsor: Dwight Loftis House Com: EdPW Senate Com:
Status: Referred to Committee on Education and Public Works Status Date: 2/14/2017
Keywords: Transportation Week of 02.13.2017
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H 3956 Requires the S.C. DOT to maintain any outfall or drainage ditch that was constructed as part of a state highway construction projectSummary of the bill as introduced: Requires the S.C. DOT to maintain any outfall or drainage ditch that was constructed as part of a state highway construction project.
Sponsor: Russell Ott House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Referred to Committee on Education and Public Works Status Date: 3/8/2017
Keywords: Transportation Week of 03.06.2017
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H 4177 Allows political subdivisions to contract with the S.C. DOT to assist in turnpike facilitiesSummary of the bill as introduced: Allows political subdivisions to contract with the SC DOT to assist in turnpike facilities.
Sponsor: Alan Clemmons House Com: WM Senate Com:
Status: Referred to Committee on Ways and Means Status Date: 4/25/2017
Keywords: Transportation Week of 04.24.2017
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S 0070 Local Option Motor Fuel User Fee ActSummary of the bill as introduced: Allows a county to impose by ordinance and approved by a referendum a user feel on retail sales of motor fuel for the sole purpose of road improvement projects and road maintenance within the county.
Sponsor: Sandra Senn House Com: Senate Com: Fin
Status: Referred to Committee on Finance Status Date: 1/10/2017
Keywords: Finance/Revenue/Taxes Senate Transportation
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S 0210 Requires the SC DOT to impose a toll along I-95 Summary of the bill as introduced: Requires the SC Department of Transportation to impose a toll along I-95 where it crosses Lake Marion in either Orangeburg or Clarendon County and to use the revenue from the toll for maintenance on I-95.
Sponsor: Kevin Johnson House Com: Senate Com: Tran
Status: Referred to Committee on Transportation Status Date: 1/10/2017
Keywords: Transportation Week of 01.09.2017
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S 0343 Requires the S.C. Department of Transportation to bear costs for construction projects or improvementsSummary of the bill as introduced: Requires the S.C. Department of Transportation to bear costs, not to exceed 7.5 percent of the total project costs, for construction projects or improvements.
Sponsor: Paul Campbell House Com: Senate Com: Tran
Status: Referred to Committee on Transportation Status Date: 2/1/2017
Keywords: Transportation Week of 01.30.2017
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S 0384 Creates the Rural Roads FundSummary of the bill as introduced: Increases the motor fuel user fee eight cents over four years and creates the Rural Roads Fund for road and bridge maintenance.
Sponsor: Vincent Sheheen House Com: Senate Com: Fin
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Finance Status Date: 2/8/2017
Keywords: Transportation Week of 02.06.2017
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S 0492 Requires the SC DOT Commission to establish project priority lists Summary of the bill as introduced: Requires the SC DOT Commission to establish project priority lists for each program category proposed to be included in the statewide transportation infrastructure plan and the state non-federal aid program.
Sponsor: Sandra Senn House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Referred to Committee on Transportation Status Date: 3/1/2017
Keywords: Transportation Week of 02.27.2017
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S 0505 Requires the SC DOT Commission to establish project priority lists Summary of the bill as introduced: Requires the SC DOT Commission to establish project priority lists for each program category proposed to be included in the statewide transportation infrastructure plan and the state non-federal aid program.
Sponsor: Lawrence Grooms House Com: Senate Com: Tran
Status: Referred to Committee on Transportation Status Date: 3/2/2017
Keywords: Transportation Week of 02.27.2017
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S 0710 Allows contracts with political subdivisions on turnpike projectsSummary of the bill as introduced: Allows contracts with political subdivisions on turnpike projects.
Sponsor: Luke Rankin House Com: Senate Com: Tran
Status: Referred to Committee on Transportation Status Date: 5/8/2017
Keywords: Transportation Week of 05.08.2017
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