Bills Assigned to Keyword - Building Codes (8)

Date of Last Recorded Action: 5/23/2018


H 3649 Revises criteria for certain exempt buildings and detached single-family or two-family homes04.27.2017 The Senate Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended by the subcommittee. 04.26.2017 The Senate Labor, Commerce and Industry Professions and Occupations subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment provides criteria for when architectural or electrical drawings and seals are needed for certain commercial building construction. 03.02.2017 The House Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee gave this bill a favorable report.02.23.2017 The House Labor, Commerce and Industry Administration and Regulations subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment strikes all of the language in the architectural examiners bill, leaving current law as it is, and replaces the language with changes to the engineers' practice act. The amendment returns the thresholds for an engineer seal on plans for buildings and structures to those that are less than three stories high and less than five thousand square feet in area.Summary of the bill as introduced: Revises criteria for certain exempt buildings and detached single-family or two-family homes.
Sponsor: Kristopher Crawford House Com: LCI Senate Com: LCI
Status: Act No. 138 Status Date: 3/20/2018
Keywords: Building Codes Week of 01.30.2017 Week of 02.20.2017 Week of 02.27.2017 Week of 04.24.2017
Passed
H 3846 Removes a provision from homebuilders licensure requirements for residential property improvements04.26.2018 The Senate Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended by the subcommittee.04.25.2018 The Senate Labor, Commerce and Industry Professionals and Occupations subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment strikes section 1 that listed specific improvements a homeowner could make to his home without a permit.03.22.2018 The House Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment defines specific improvements to a home that a homeowner may do without need for a permit and it allows a general contractor to hold multiple specialty licenses. 0321.2018 The House Labor, Commerce and Industry Real Estate subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment allows a contractor to hold two specialty licenses.Summary of the bill as introduced: Removes a provision from homebuilders license requirements for residential property improvements which disqualifies property owners who sell or rent an improved property within two years after the improvements are made.
Sponsor: Murrell Smith House Com: LCI Senate Com: LCI
Status: House - Roll call Yeas-0 Nays-75 Status Date: 5/10/2018
Keywords: Building Codes Week of 02.20.2017 Week of 03.19.2018 Week of 04.23.2018
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H 4196 Declares May 2017 as "Building Safety Month"Summary of the bill as introduced: Declares May 2017 as "Building Safety Month" and recognizes and comments local and state code officials for the significant service they provide in keeping our communities safe and our economy growing.
Sponsor: Edward Tallon House Com: Senate Com: LCI
Status: Adopted, returned to House with concurrence Status Date: 5/2/2017
Keywords: Building Codes Week of 04.24.2017
Passed
H 4392 Multifamily Dwelling Safety ActSummary of the bill as introduced: Requires the SC Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation to adopt a multifamily dwelling balcony code establishing minimum standards for balcony railings that are primarily constructed of wood.
Sponsor: James Smith House Com: LCI Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Bernstein Status Date: 3/21/2018
Keywords: Building Codes House
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H 4696 Provides criminal penalties for people in violation of a building codeSummary of the bill as introduced: Provides criminal penalties for people in violation of a building code and requires those people charged with violation of a building code to be tried in magistrates or municipal court.
Sponsor: Merita Allison House Com: LCI Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry Status Date: 1/24/2018
Keywords: Building Codes Week of 01.22.2018
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S 0579 Prohibits the Building Codes Council from denying changes to the code recommended by the technical committees 03.07.2018 The Senate Labor, Commerce and Industry Regulatory and Local Government subcommittee carried this bill over.02.28.2018 The Senate Labor, Commerce and Industry Regulatory and Local Government subcommittee carried this bill over.Summary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits the Building Codes Council from denying changes to the code recommended by the technical committees and changes the code cycle from a three-year cycle to a six-year cycle.
Sponsor: Thomas Alexander House Com: Senate Com: LCI
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry Status Date: 3/23/2017
Keywords: Building Codes Week of 02.26.2018 Week of 03.05.2018 Week of 03.20.2017
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S 0774 Repeals the prohibition that requires cities to give notice of intent to excavate or demolishSummary of the bill as introduced: Repeals the prohibition that requires cities to give notice of intent to excavate or demolish.
Sponsor: Rex Rice House Com: Senate Com: Judy
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/9/2018
Keywords: Building Codes Senate
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S 0791 Multifamily Dwelling Safety ActSummary of the bill as introduced: Requires the SC Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation to adopt a multifamily dwelling balcony code establishing minimum standards for balcony railings that are primarily constructed of wood.
Sponsor: Paul Campbell House Com: Senate Com: LCI
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry Status Date: 1/9/2018
Keywords: Building Codes General Governance
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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