Bills Assigned to Keyword - Week of 01.16.2017 (12)

Date of Last Recorded Action: 12/6/2017


H 3218 Makes changes to the Dam and Reservoirs Safety Act01.25.2017 The House Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended by the subcommittee.01.24.2017 The House Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs Agriculture subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment prohibits DHEC from requiring changes to dams from reclassification unless potential failure poses a threat of loss of life. 01.17.2017 The House Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs Agriculture subcommittee failed to report this bill out of subcommittee. Summary of the bill as introduced: Requires dam owners to report annually to the SC Department of Health and Environmental Control with current contact information and a completed owner checklist with a current emergency action plan that includes downstream residents and business owners.
Sponsor: James Lucas House Com: ANREA Senate Com: ANR
Status: Referred to Committee on Agriculture and Natural Resources Status Date: 2/7/2017
Keywords: General Governance House Week of 01.16.2017 Week of 01.23.2017
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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 3247 Makes several changes to the current law on mopeds02.08.2017 The House Education and Public Works Committee gave this bill a favorable report.02.07.2017 The House Education and Public Works Transportation subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.01.25.2017 The House Education and Public Works Transportation subcommittee adjourned debate on this bill.01.18.2017 The House Education and Public Works Transportation subcommittee adjourned debate on this bill.Summary of the bill as introduced: Defines a moped as a cycle, defined as a motor vehicle, with or without pedals, to permit propulsion by human power, that travels on no more than three wheels in contact with the ground powered by gas, electricity, alternative fuel, or a hybrid combination.
Sponsor: William Crosby House Com: EdPW Senate Com: Tran
Status: Act No. 89 Status Date: 5/31/2017
Keywords: House Public Safety Week of 01.16.2017 Week of 01.23.2017 Week of 02.06.2017
Passed
H 3340 Requires dam owners to report failures and repairs to the SC DOT and SC DHEC01.25.2017 The House Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended by the subcommittee.01.24.2017The House Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs Agriculture subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report with an amendment. The amendment allows DOT to proceed with road repair if it does not receive a response from the dam owners. 01.17.2017 The House Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs Agriculture subcommittee adjourned debate on this bill. Summary of the bill as introduced: Requires dam owners to report a failed dam that has a state highway system running across the top to the SC DOT and SC DHEC with notification if the dam owner plans to repair the dam and the anticipated date the repairs will be finished.
Sponsor: Russell Ott House Com: ANREA Senate Com: ANR
Status: Referred to Committee on Agriculture and Natural Resources Status Date: 2/7/2017
Keywords: General Governance House Week of 01.16.2017 Week of 01.23.2017
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H 3441 Requires employers' representatives to make workers' compensation payments through check or direct deposit04.25.2017 The Senate Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report.04.20.2017 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.01.24.2017 The House Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee gave this bill a favorable report.01.19.2017 The House Labor, Commerce and Industry Insurance subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Requires employers' representatives to make workers' compensation payments through check or direct deposit.
Sponsor: Craig Gagnon House Com: LCI Senate Com: Judy
Status: Act No. 24 Status Date: 5/15/2017
Keywords: Week of 01.09.2017 Week of 01.16.2017 Week of 01.23.2017 Week of 04.17.2017 Week of 04.24.2017 Workers' Comp
Passed
S 0005 Requires S.C. DHEC to inspect all dams that a state highway crosses over 02.23.2017 The Senate Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee carried this bill over.01.18.2017 The Senate Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Requires S.C. DHEC to inspect all dams that a state highway crosses over.
Sponsor: Katrina Shealy House Com: Senate Com: ANR
Status: Referred to Committee on Agriculture and Natural Resources Status Date: 1/10/2017
Keywords: General Governance Senate Week of 01.16.2017 Week of 02.20.2017
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S 0006 Expands the penalties for injuring or killing a police dog or horse01.26.2017 THe Senate Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee gave this bill a favorable report.01.19.2017 The Senate Agriculture and Natural Resources Animal Welfare Select subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Expands the penalties for torturing, mutilating, injuring, disabling, poisoning or killing a police dog or horse to include a $10,000 fine, up to 10 years in prison, restitution to cover the cost of restoring or replacing the dog or horse and up to 500 hours of community service.
Sponsor: Kevin Bryant House Com: Judy Senate Com: ANR
Status: Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 2/14/2017
Keywords: Police Senate Week of 01.16.2017 Week of 01.23.2017
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S 0044 Exempts 80 percent of the fair market value for certain distributed energy resources when calculating property taxes05.02.2017 A House Ways and Means Legislative subcommittee adjourned debate on this bill. 01.17.2017 The Senate Finance Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended by the subcommittee. 01.17.2017 The Senate Finance Property Tax subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment allows 100 percent property tax exemption for solar equipment on residential property. Summary of the bill as introduced: Exempts 80 percent of the fair market value of specific distributed energy resources and exempts the value of renewable energy resource from residential property.
Sponsor: Chauncey Gregory House Com: WM Senate Com: Fin
Status: Referred to Committee on Ways and Means Status Date: 2/7/2017
Keywords: Property Taxes Senate Week of 01.16.2017 Week of 05.01.2017
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S 0061 Allows employees and retirees and their dependents of any political subdivision of the state to participate in the state health plan04.19.2017 A House Ways and Means Legislative subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.01.31.2017 The Senate Finance Committee gave this bill a favorable report.01.18.2017 The Senate Finance Health and Human Services subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Allows employees and retirees and their dependents of any political subdivision of the state to participate in the state health plan.
Sponsor: Bradley Hutto House Com: WM Senate Com: Fin
Status: Act No. 43 Status Date: 5/31/2017
Keywords: Health Insurance Senate Week of 01.16.2017 Week of 01.30.2017 Week of 04.17.2017
Passed
S 0197 Makes several changes to the current law on mopeds01.18.2017 The Senate Transportation Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment requires SC Department of Public Safety to collect and report to the Senate Transportation Committee statistics on moped riders and use. The amendment also exempts vehicles over 750 watts from the provisions of this bill.01.17.2017 A Senate Transportation subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment conforms the bill to S689 from 2016 that required beginners’ permits for moped riders and the final version of the insurance requirement in the moped bill passed in S689. Summary of the bill as introduced: Makes several changes to the law on mopeds and moped operation.
Sponsor: Greg Hembree House Com: EdPW Senate Com: Tran
Status: Referred to Committee on Education and Public Works Status Date: 2/1/2017
Keywords: Week of 01.16.2017
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S 0214 Requires retailers to pay sales tax if an agreement is made to refer customers through the internet04.19.2017 A House Ways and Means Legislative subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.01.17.2017 The Senate Finance Committee gave this bill a favorable report. 01.17.2017 The Senate Finance Sales and Income Taxation subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Requires retailers to collect and remit a sales tax if an agreement is made with a resident of this state to refer customers through the Internet or otherwise for a commission. 
Sponsor: Marlon Kimpson House Com: WM Senate Com: Fin
Status: Referred to Committee on Ways and Means Status Date: 2/15/2017
Keywords: General Governance Week of 01.09.2017 Week of 01.16.2017 Week of 04.17.2017
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S 0218 Prohibits a municipality from establishing, mandating or requiring an employee benefit03.02.2017 The House, Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee gave this bill a favorable report.02.22.2017 The House Labor, Commerce and Industry Business and Commerce subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.01.26.2017 The Senate Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee gave this bill a favorable report.01.18.2017 The Senate Labor, Commerce and Industry Labor and Employment subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits a municipality from establishing, mandating or requiring an employee benefit. This bill does not limit the authority of municipalities to establish employee benefits in employment relationships.
Sponsor: Shane Massey House Com: LCI Senate Com: LCI
Status: Act No. 3 Status Date: 4/17/2017
Keywords: Employment/Personnel Week of 01.09.2017 Week of 01.16.2017 Week of 01.23.2017 Week of 02.20.2017 Week of 02.27.2017
Passed







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