Legislation Sponsored by James Lucas (5)

Date of Last Recorded Action: 5/23/2018


H 3218 Makes changes to the Dam and Reservoirs Safety Act04.18.2018 The Senate Agriculture and Natural Resources Environmental subcommittee carried this bill over.01.25.2017 The House Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended by the subcommittee.01.24.2017 The House Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs Agriculture subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment prohibits DHEC from requiring changes to dams from reclassification unless potential failure poses a threat of loss of life. 01.17.2017 The House Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs Agriculture subcommittee failed to report this bill out of subcommittee. Summary of the bill as introduced: Requires dam owners to report annually to the SC Department of Health and Environmental Control with current contact information and a completed owner checklist with a current emergency action plan that includes downstream residents and business owners.
Sponsor: James Lucas House Com: ANREA Senate Com: ANR
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Agriculture and Natural Resources Status Date: 2/7/2017
Keywords: General Governance House Week of 01.16.2017 Week of 01.23.2017 Week of 04.16.2018
Of Interest
H 4009 Motorsports Entertainment Complex Investment Act04.24.2018 The Senate Finance Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment only makes technical changes.03.21.2018 The House Ways and Means Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended by the subcommittee.03.20.2018 The House Ways and Means Economic Development subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment changes the agency responsible for the tax exemption from SC Parks, Recreation and Tourism to SC Department of Revenue. The amendment also deletes sections 2 and 3 of the bill. Summary of the bill as introduced: Creates the Motorsports Tourism Incentive Fund to award grants or loans to attract and expand tourism and hospitality projects related to events at these complexes. The bill also increases the admission license tax exemption and removes the time period for the exemption. 
Sponsor: James Lucas House Com: WM Senate Com: Fin
Status: House - Conference committee appointed Williams, Lucas, Simrill Status Date: 5/10/2018
Keywords: Finance/Revenue/Taxes Week of 03.19.2018 Week of 03.20.2017 Week of 04.23.2018
Of Interest
H 4027 Revises the statement of economic interests form and its required contents Summary of the bill as introduced: Changes the definition of "business with which he is associated" and changes the requirements and contents of the statement of economic interests form.  
Sponsor: James Lucas House Com: Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 3/22/2017
Keywords: Ethics Week of 03.20.2017
Of Interest
H 5000 Creates the optional shared-risk defined benefit planSummary of the bill as introduced: Creates the optional shared-risk defined benefit plan to provide retirement requirements and benefits.
Sponsor: James Lucas House Com: WM Senate Com:
Status: House - Recommitted to Committee on Ways and Means Status Date: 5/1/2018
Keywords: Retirement Week of 02.19.2018
Of Interest
H 5383 Sine Die Adjournment ResolutionSummary of the bill as introduced: Requires the General Assembly to adjourn no later than 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 10, and return in statewide session on Wednesday, May 23 and 24, and again on June 27 and 28, 2018. 
Sponsor: James Lucas House Com: Senate Com:
Status: House - Roll call Yeas-105 Nays-0 Status Date: 5/9/2018
Keywords: General Governance Week of 05.07.2018
Passed







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