Legislation Assigned to the Senate Committee (47)

Date of Last Recorded Action: 12/6/2017


H 3012 Prohibits a local government from enacting an ordinance to require transgender bathroomsSummary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits a local government from enacting an ordinance that would require a place of public accommodation to allow a person to use a multiple  occupancy bathroom or locker room regardless of the person's biological sex.
Sponsor: Steven Long House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/10/2017
Keywords: General Governance House
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H 3018 Requires municipalities to develop a process for nonelected officials to request removal of personal information from a websiteSummary of the bill as introduced: Requires municipalities to develop a process for nonelected officials to request removal of certain personal information available to the general public from any website maintained by the municipality.
Sponsor: Thomas Pope House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/10/2017
Keywords: General Governance House
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H 3021 Uniform Antidiscrimination ActSummary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits the discrimination against a person on the basis of sex or sexual orientation.
Sponsor: Todd Rutherford House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/10/2017
Keywords: General Governance House
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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 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 3099 Makes changes to the funding formula of the Local Government FundSummary of the bill as introduced: Changes the name of the Local Government Fund to the Local Government Revenue Sharing Fund and requires the Fund for the upcoming fiscal year to increase by the same projected increase as the state general fund not to exceed five percent compared to the appropriation in the current fiscal year.
Sponsor: Russell Ott House Com: WM Senate Com:
Status: Referred to Committee on Ways and Means Status Date: 1/10/2017
Keywords: Finance/Revenue/Taxes House
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H 3106 Requires each county to allow for a property tax deferment for armed services membersSummary of the bill as introduced: Requires each county to allow for a property tax deferment for armed services members stationed in or near a hazard duty zone to begin on the tax due date and extend 90 days after the last date of deployment.
Sponsor: Murrell Smith House Com: WM Senate Com:
Status: Referred to Committee on Ways and Means Status Date: 1/10/2017
Keywords: House Property Taxes
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H 3139 Allows baseball complexes to obtain certain permits to sell beer and wine05.04.2017 The House Judiciary Constitutional Laws subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment adds soccer stadiums in additional to baseball complexes.02.23.2017 The House Judiciary General Laws subcommittee did not take action on this bill although it was on the agenda.Summary of the bill as introduced: Allows a baseball complex to be able to obtain a permit to sell beer and wine for on-premises consumption and obtain a biennial license to purchase alcoholic liquors by the drink.
Sponsor: Leonidas Stavrinakis House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/10/2017
Keywords: General Governance House Week of 02.20.2017 Week of 05.01.2017
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H 3143 Allows a municipality to contract with a public or private academic institution to provide police protection02.16.2017 The House Judiciary Criminal Laws subcommittee adjourned debate on this bill.Summary of the bill as introduced: Allows a municipality to contract with a public or private academic institution to provide police protection services.
Sponsor: James Burns House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/10/2017
Keywords: House Police Week of 02.13.2017
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H 3153 Requires the municipal election notice to state the process of examining absentee ballotsSummary of the bill as introduced: Requires the municipal election notice to state the process of examining the return-addressed envelopes containing the absentee ballots may begin at 9 a.m. on the day immediately prior to Election Day.
Sponsor: Joseph Jefferson House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/10/2017
Keywords: Elections House
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H 3174 Allows victims advocates employed by law enforcement agencies to carry a concealed weapon while on dutySummary of the bill as introduced: Allows victims advocates employed by law enforcement agencies to carry a concealed weapon while on duty.
Sponsor: Merita Allison House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/10/2017
Keywords: House Public Safety
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H 3187 Removes the exemption that prohibits firefighters, EMS workers and other first responders from carrying a handgunSummary of the bill as introduced: Removes the exemption that prohibits firefighters, EMS workers and other first responders from carrying a handgun.
Sponsor: James Burns House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/10/2017
Keywords: House Public Safety
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H 3193 Increases the civil jurisdiction of magistrates court from $7,500 to $15,000Summary of the bill as introduced: Increases the civil jurisdiction of magistrates court from $7,500 to $15,000.
Sponsor: Chip Huggins House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/10/2017
Keywords: Courts House
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H 3205 Allows retired judges and clerks of court to carry a concealed weapon while on dutySummary of the bill as introduced: Allows retired judges and clerks of court to carry a concealed weapon while on duty.
Sponsor: Thomas Pope House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Thayer, Putnam Status Date: 3/2/2017
Keywords: House Public Safety
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H 3206 Clarifies that assault and battery of a high and aggravated nature occurs when a person injures a law enforcement officerSummary of the bill as introduced:Clarifies that assault and battery of a high and aggravated nature occurs when a person injures a federal, state or local law enforcement officer in the discharge of or because of their official duties.
Sponsor: Thomas Pope House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Thayer, Putnam Status Date: 3/2/2017
Keywords: House Police
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H 3270 Requires municipalities to submit an annual financial audit to the Office of the State Treasurer instead of the Comptroller's OfficeSummary of the bill as introduced: Requires municipalities to submit an annual financial audit to the Office of the State Treasurer instead of the Comptroller's Office.
Sponsor: Weston Newton House Com: WM Senate Com:
Status: Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Erickson Status Date: 2/16/2017
Keywords: Finance/Revenue/Taxes House
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H 3278 Prohibits a state, county or municipal detention facility from keeping an inmate from meeting with his attorney03.14.2017 A Senate Corrections and Penology subcommittee carried this bill over.02.07.2017 The House Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report.02.02.2017 The House Judiciary Criminal Laws subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits a state, county or municipal detention facility from keeping an inmate from meeting with his attorney.
Sponsor: Todd Rutherford House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: Referred to Committee on Corrections and Penology Status Date: 2/23/2017
Keywords: House Public Safety Week of 01.30.2017 Week of 02.06.2017 Week of 03.13.2017
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H 3287 Regulates the operation of a moped along public roadsSummary of the bill as introduced: Requires both the passenger and driver of a moped to wear reflective vests, requires that a moped be equipped with a flashing rear red tail light that flashes continually.
Sponsor: Mike Ryhal House Com: EdPW Senate Com:
Status: Referred to Committee on Education and Public Works Status Date: 1/10/2017
Keywords: General Governance House
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H 3333 Requires the Legislative Audit Council to conduct a management performance audit of the Office of Indigent Defense02.14.2017 The House Judiciary Committee recommitted this bill to the subcommittee.02.08.2017 The House Judiciary Constitutional Laws subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment removes the language that required the Office of Indigent Defense to pay the Legislative Audit Council for the audit. 01.26.2017 The House Judiciary Constitutional Laws subcommittee did not take action on this bill although it was on the agenda.Summary of the bill as introduced: Requires the Legislative Audit Council to conduct a management performance audit of the Office of Indigent Defense beginning December 2017 and every three years after.
Sponsor: Jeffrey Johnson House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/10/2017
Keywords: Courts Finance/Revenue/Taxes House Week of 01.23.2017 Week of 02.06.2017 Week of 02.13.2017
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H 3347 Revises workers' compensation law to modify the requirements for firefighters Summary of the bill as introduced: Revises workers' compensation law to modify the requirements for firefighters seeing workers' compensation for personal injury caused by PTSD arising from his direct involvement in a significant traumatic experience.
Sponsor: Gregory Duckworth House Com: LCI Senate Com:
Status: Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Henegan Status Date: 2/8/2017
Keywords: House Workers' Comp
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H 3407 Allows a constable, reserve police officer volunteer firefighter or member of the state guard to enter any state park for freeSummary of the bill as introduced: Allows a South Carolina resident who is a constable, reserve police officer volunteer firefighter or member of the state guard to enter any state park for free.
Sponsor: Chip Huggins House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Martin Status Date: 2/14/2017
Keywords: General Governance Week of 01.09.2017
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H 3408 Allows a constable, reserve police officer volunteer firefighter or member of the state guard to recieve a free fishing licenseSummary of the bill as introduced: Allows the SC DNR to issue a constable, reserve police officer volunteer firefighter or member of the state guard a combination or a fishing license for free.
Sponsor: Chip Huggins House Com: ANREA Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Martin Status Date: 2/14/2017
Keywords: General Governance Week of 01.09.2017
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H 3409 Allows a constable, reserve police officer volunteer firefighter or member of the state guard to enter the State Museum for freeSummary of the bill as introduced: Allows a South Carolina resident who is a constable, reserve police officer volunteer firefighter or member of the state guard to enter the State Museum for free.
Sponsor: Chip Huggins House Com: WM Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Martin Status Date: 2/14/2017
Keywords: General Governance Week of 01.09.2017
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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 3466 Requires a law enforcement officer to complete continuing education credits in mental health or addictive disorders02.16.2017 The House Judiciary Criminal Laws subcommittee adjourned debate on this bill.Summary of the bill as introduced: Requires a law enforcement officer to complete continuing education credits in mental health or addictive disorders.
Sponsor: Daniel Hamilton House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/12/2017
Keywords: Police Week of 01.09.2017 Week of 02.06.2017
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