Bills Assigned to Keyword - Employment/Personnel (15)

Date of Last Recorded Action: 12/6/2017


H 3029 Freedom of Employment Contract ActSummary of the bill as introduced: Repeals the current right to work law.
Sponsor: Gilda Cobb-Hunter House Com: LCI Senate Com:
Status: Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Robinson-Simpson Status Date: 1/12/2017
Keywords: Employment/Personnel House
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H 3046 Prohibits an employer from refusing to hire an individual because of credit history or a credit reportSummary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits an employer from failing or refusing to hire an individual because of credit history or a credit report.
Sponsor: John King House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Robinson-Simpson Status Date: 1/12/2017
Keywords: Employment/Personnel House
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H 3059 Prohibits a job application from including questions about convictions of crime unless it directly relates to the jobSummary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits a job application from including questions about convictions of crime unless the crime directly relates to the position of employment.
Sponsor: Leola Robinson-Simpson House Com: LCI Senate Com:
Status: Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry Status Date: 1/10/2017
Keywords: Employment/Personnel House
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H 3062 Ban the Box ActSummary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits a job application from including questions about convictions of crime unless the crime directly relates to the position of employment.
Sponsor: Todd Rutherford House Com: LCI Senate Com:
Status: Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Robinson-Simpson Status Date: 1/12/2017
Keywords: Employment/Personnel House
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H 3085 Increases the minimum wage to the greater value of either $10.10 or the minimum wage set by the Fair Labor Standards ActSummary of the bill as introduced: Increases the minimum wage to the greater value of either $10.10 or the minimum wage set by the Fair Labor Standards Act. The bill also prohibits a municipality from setting a minimum wage that exceeds the amount outlined in the bill.
Sponsor: Gilda Cobb-Hunter House Com: LCI Senate Com:
Status: Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Robinson-Simpson Status Date: 1/12/2017
Keywords: Employment/Personnel House
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H 3172 Changes the maximum amount of actual damages an employee can recover in a civil actionSummary of the bill as introduced: Changes the maximum amount of actual damages an employee can recover in a civil action against an employing public body for retaliation against an employee who reports a violation from $15,000 to $300,000.  
Sponsor: Jackson Whipper House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/10/2017
Keywords: Courts Employment/Personnel House
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H 3448 Removes the one year limitation during which the employee is protected from adverse employment action from a public employerSummary of the bill as introduced: Removes the one year limitation during which the employee is protected from adverse employment action from a public employer.
Sponsor: Laurie Funderburk House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Wheeler Status Date: 1/31/2017
Keywords: Employment/Personnel Week of 01.09.2017
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H 3599 S.C. Equal Pay for Equal Work Act03.22.2017 The House Judiciary Special Laws subcommittee carried this bill over.Summary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits paying wages to employees of one gender at a lesser rate than the rate paid to employees of the opposite sex for comparable work.
Sponsor: Gilda Cobb-Hunter House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Whipper, Brown Status Date: 3/23/2017
Keywords: Employment/Personnel Week of 01.30.2017 Week of 03.20.2017
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H 3863 Requires an employer doing business in the state to report new hires to the Child Support Services DivisionSummary of the bill as introduced: Requires an employer doing business in the state to report new hires to the Child Support Services Division.
Sponsor: Phyllis Henderson House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry Status Date: 2/28/2017
Keywords: Employment/Personnel Week of 02.27.2017
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H 4093 Employment First Initiative ActSummary of the bill as introduced: Creates the S.C. Employment First Oversight Commission to establish policies and related responsibilities of state agencies and political subdivisions supportive of competitive and integrated employment of individuals with disabilities.
Sponsor: Neal Collins House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry Status Date: 4/4/2017
Keywords: Employment/Personnel Week of 04.03.2017
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S 0141 Proposes an amendment to the state constitution to impose a mandatory minimum wageSummary of the bill as introduced: Proposes an amendment to the state constitution to impose a mandatory minimum wage for people employed in the state who are eligible for the minimum wage provided by federal law.
Sponsor: John Scott House Com: Senate Com: Judy
Status: Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/10/2017
Keywords: Employment/Personnel Senate
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S 0142 Creates a statewide advisory referendum on increasing the miminum wage by one dollarSummary of the bill as introduced: Creates a statewide advisory referendum to as voters their opinion on increasing the minimum wage by one dollar above the federal minimum wage to employees for all hours worked in this state.
Sponsor: John Scott House Com: Senate Com: Judy
Status: Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/10/2017
Keywords: Employment/Personnel Senate
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S 0188 South Carolina Minimum Wage ActSummary of the bill as introduced: Requires employers to pay employees one dollar above the federal minimum wage requirement.
Sponsor: John Scott House Com: Senate Com: LCI
Status: Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry Status Date: 1/10/2017
Keywords: Employment/Personnel Senate
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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
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S 0361 Earned Paid Sick Leave ActSummary of the bill as introduced: Requires employees to accrue earned paid and earned unpaid sick leave.
Sponsor: Marlon Kimpson House Com: Senate Com: LCI
Status: Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry Status Date: 2/7/2017
Keywords: Employment/Personnel Week of 02.06.2017
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