Bills Assigned to Keyword - Week of 03.27.2017 (11)

Date of Last Recorded Action: 12/6/2017


H 3093 Allows a property to continue to receive the four percent assessment ratio after the owner dies until the estate is closed03.28.2017 The House Ways and Means Committee gave this bill a favorable report.03.08.2017 The House Ways and Means Property Tax subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Allows a property to continue to receive the 4 percent assessment ratio after the owner dies until the estate is closed so long as the property is not rented.
Sponsor: Dwight Loftis House Com: WM Senate Com:
Status: Referred to Committee on Finance Status Date: 4/5/2017
Keywords: House Property Taxes Week of 03.06.2017 Week of 03.27.2017
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H 3209 Changes the eligibility for expungement for certain offenses05.02.2017 The Senate Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report.04.27.2017 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.03.28.2017 The House Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment protects entities from lawsuits who hire individuals that have past convictions that have been expunged. The amendment also only makes the bill applicable prospectively. 03.28.2017 The House Judiciary Criminal Laws subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment adds language allowing multiple convictions with a connection to be expunged as one rather than being limited to only the first offense. The amendment also adds language that applies current conditional discharge language to older drug charges that were committed prior to the conditional discharge becoming legally available. It also allows someone receiving a pardon for a nonviolent conviction to receive an expungement three years later.Summary of the bill as introduced: Clarifies that expungement provisions apply retroactively to certain offenses, and allows for the eligibility for expungement of repealed offenses when the elements of the offense are consistent with existing similar offenses that are eligible for expungement.
Sponsor: Thomas Pope House Com: Judy Senate Com: Judy
Status: Committee report: Favorable Judiciary Status Date: 5/3/2017
Keywords: Expungement House Week of 03.27.2017 Week of 04.24.2017 Week of 05.01.2017
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H 3290 Authorizes law enforcement officers to reissue a uniform traffic ticket for another offense incident to a plea negotiation or agreement03.28.2017 The House Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report.03.23.2017 The House Judiciary Criminal Laws subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Authorizes law enforcement officers to reissue a uniform traffic ticket for another offense incident to a plea negotiation or agreement.
Sponsor: Leonidas Stavrinakis House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: Referred to Committee on Transportation Status Date: 4/5/2017
Keywords: House Police Week of 03.20.2017 Week of 03.27.2017
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H 3566 Requires the law enforcement training council to develop guidelines for a training that certifies first responders to carry firearms on a school campus02.28.2017 The House Ways and Means Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment clarifies that schools designate the responders. Summary of the bill as introduced: Requires the law enforcement training council to develop guidelines for a training at the Criminal Justice Academy that certifies first responders to carry firearms on a school premises.
Sponsor: Phillip Lowe House Com: WM Senate Com:
Status: Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 4/11/2017
Keywords: Public Safety Week of 01.23.2017 Week of 03.27.2017
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H 3615 Dylan Paul Mitchell Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Act03.30.2017 The House Education and Public Works Committee gave this bill a favorable report.03.01.2017 The House Education and Public Works Committee adjourned debate on this bill.02.22.2017 THe House Education and Public Works Motor Vehicle subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment requires a defensive driving course six months after the conviction instead of three months.Summary of the bill as introduced: Enacts penalties for drivers who fail to yield to a vulnerable road user.
Sponsor: William Herbkersman House Com: EdPW Senate Com:
Status: Committed to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 4/19/2017
Keywords: Public Safety Week of 01.30.2017 Week of 02.20.2017 Week of 02.27.2017 Week of 03.27.2017
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H 3744 Revises the method of setting a base salary for magistrates and adds a $15 assessment to all civil filings in magistrates' court03.28.2017 The House Ways and Means Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment requires chief magistrates to report all magistrate salaries to Court Administration each year.03.09.2017 A House Ways and Means Legislative subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Revises the method of setting a base salary for magistrates and adds a $15 assessment to all civil filings in magistrates' court.
Sponsor: Murrell Smith House Com: WM Senate Com:
Status: Roll call Yeas-41 Nays-56 Status Date: 4/4/2017
Keywords: Courts Week of 02.13.2017 Week of 03.06.2017 Week of 03.27.2017
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H 3792 Sets minimum standards for the number of toilets at middle and high school football stadiums03.29.2017 The Senate Education Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment removes the word "football" in order to make it cover any stadium.03.29.2017 The Senate Education K-12 subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.03.02.2017 The House Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment reduces the numbers of sinks and applies current building codes.02.23.2017 The House Labor, Commerce and Industry Administration and Regulations subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Sets minimum standards for the number of toilets and lavatories for men and women at middle and high school football stadiums.
Sponsor: Anne Thayer House Com: LCI Senate Com: Ed
Status: Act No. 25 Status Date: 5/15/2017
Keywords: Planning/Zoning Week of 02.13.2017 Week of 02.20.2017 Week of 02.27.2017 Week of 03.27.2017
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H 3867 Exempts all property devoted to housing low income residents from property taxes05.02.2017 The Senate Finance Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended by the subcommittee. The full committee also adopted an amendment that freezes property tax on Santee Cooper lease hold properties.04.18.2017 The Senate Finance Property Tax subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment only makes technical changes.03.28.2017 The House Ways and Means Committee gave this bill a favorable report.03.08.2017 The House Ways and Means Property Tax subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Exempts all property devoted to housing low income residents from property taxes if the property is owned by an instrumentality of a nonprofit housing corporation.
Sponsor: William Herbkersman House Com: WM Senate Com: Fin
Status: Scrivener's error corrected Status Date: 5/10/2017
Keywords: Property Taxes Week of 02.27.2017 Week of 03.06.2017 Week of 03.27.2017 Week of 04.17.2017 Week of 05.01.2017
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H 3895 Changes the municipal financial report due date to the Revenue and Fiscal Affairs office from January to March 1503.28.2017 The House Ways and Means Committee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Changes the financial report reporting date of municipalities to the Revenue and Fiscal Affairs office from January to March 15.
Sponsor: William Herbkersman House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Referred to Committee on Finance Status Date: 4/5/2017
Keywords: Finance/Revenue/Taxes Week of 03.06.2017 Week of 03.27.2017
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H 3931 Requires certain nonprofit organizations that receive more than $100 in public funds to submit a quarterly expenditure report 03.28.2017 The House Ways and Means Committee adjourned debate on this bill.03.21.2017 The House Ways and Means Committee adjourned debate on this bill.Summary of the bill as introduced: Requires certain nonprofit organizations that receive more than $100 in public funds to submit a quarterly expenditure report to the awarding jurisdiction.
Sponsor: William Herbkersman House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Referred to Committee on Ways and Means Status Date: 3/7/2017
Keywords: Finance/Revenue/Taxes Week of 03.06.2017 Week of 03.20.2017 Week of 03.27.2017
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S 0109 Prohibits the operation of an unmanned aerial vehicle near a state or federal military installation04.18.2017 The Senate Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment ties state law violations to federal law (FAA guidelines) and creates a state law violation to which state or local law enforcement can respond. 03.29.2017 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment makes technical changes related to the authorized flight altitude consistent with FAA regulations.Summary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits the operation of an unmanned aerial vehicle within a certain distance of a state or federal military installation.
Sponsor: Thomas McElveen House Com: Judy Senate Com: Judy
Status: Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 5/9/2017
Keywords: General Governance Senate Week of 03.27.2017 Week of 04.17.2017
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