Legislation Sponsored by Gregory Duckworth (9)

Date of Last Recorded Action: 5/19/2018


H 3037 Requires flags to be lowered upon the death of a EMS workerSummary of the bill as introduced: Requires flags to be lowered upon the death of a EMS worker in addition to firefighters and law enforcement officers.
Sponsor: Gregory Duckworth House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/10/2017
Keywords: Public Safety
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H 3077 Adds emergency medical technician to the definition of "eligible owner" for a property tax exemption03.08.2017 The House Ways and Means Property Tax subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Adds "emergency medical technician" to the definition of eligible owner for a property tax exemption for certain individuals who are permanently and totally disabled.
Sponsor: Gregory Duckworth House Com: WM Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Ways and Means Status Date: 1/10/2017
Keywords: House Property Taxes Week of 03.06.2017
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H 3301 SC Homeowners Association ActSummary of the bill as introduced: Requires a property owner to disclose the association's governing documents to a prospective owner and grants concurrent civil jurisdiction in certain actions between a homeowner association and a property owner. 
Sponsor: Gregory Duckworth House Com: LCI Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Crosby Status Date: 1/18/2017
Keywords: General Governance House
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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 3348 Requires certain additional medical conditions to be presumed occupational diseases for the purposes of workers' compensationSummary of the bill as introduced: Requires certain additional medical conditions to be presumed occupational diseases sustained by a firefighter for the purposes of workers' compensation.
Sponsor: Gregory Duckworth House Com: LCI Senate Com:
Status: Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry Status Date: 1/10/2017
Keywords: House Workers' Comp
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H 3896 Authorizes a county council to adopt by ordinance the requirement that a residential or commercial property owner must keep a lot clean and free of rubbish03.20.2018 The House Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment prescribes specific due process requirements.03.20.2018 The House Judiciary Special Laws subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment exempts agricultural property and removes "unsightly" as a condition for enforcement action.Summary of the bill as introduced: Authorizes a county council to adopt by ordinance the requirement that a residential or commercial property owner must keep a lot clean and free of rubbish.
Sponsor: Gregory Duckworth House Com: Judy Senate Com: Judy
Status: Senate - Committee report: Favorable Judiciary Status Date: 4/26/2018
Keywords: General Governance Week of 03.06.2017 Week of 03.19.2018
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H 4304 Defines offshore wind resource development activities05.01.2018 The Senate Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment limits the definition of offshore wind resource activities to only activities undertaken by an electric utility and removes a reference to a potential Public Service Commission pilot program to encourage construction of renewable generation resources on a former hazardous waste site.04.25.2018 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment only makes technical changes.04.19.2018 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee did not take action on this bill although it was on the agenda.03.22.2018 The House Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee gave this bill a favorable report.03.21.2018 The House Labor, Commerce and Industry Public Utilities subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment deleted the mandate that ratepayers pay for any cost recovery.Summary of the bill as introduced: Defines offshore wind resource development activities as initiatives undertaken by an electrical utility for the long-term advancement of economic development and clean energy benefits resulting from offshore wind.
Sponsor: Gregory Duckworth House Com: LCI Senate Com: Judy
Status: Scrivener's error corrected Status Date: 5/2/2018
Keywords: Utilities Week of 03.19.2018 Week of 04.16.2018 Week of 04.23.2018 Week of 04.30.2018 Week of 05.08.2017
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H 4405 Requires a physician driving a private passenger vehicle to display a flashing green light when responding to an emergency callSummary of the bill as introduced: Requires a physician driving a private passenger vehicle to display a flashing green light when responding to an emergency call.
Sponsor: Gregory Duckworth House Com: EdPW Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Education and Public Works Status Date: 1/9/2018
Keywords: House Public Safety
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H 4534 Allows municipalities and counties to enact ordinances that require fees on pawn transactions and purchases Summary of the bill as introduced: Allows municipalities and counties to enact ordinances that require fees on pawn transactions and purchases. The bill also allows municipalities and counties to enact ordinances that requires the pawnshops to provide pawn purchase or transfer records to local law enforcement.
Sponsor: Gregory Duckworth House Com: LCI Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry Status Date: 1/25/2018
Keywords: General Governance Week of 01.08.2018
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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