Legislation Sponsored by Vincent Sheheen (5)

Date of Last Recorded Action: 12/6/2017


S 0173 Requires a Class 1-LE law enforcement officer to complete continuing education credits in mental health or addictive disorders04.25.2017 The House Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report.04.20.2017 The House Judiciary Criminal Laws subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.03.07.2017 The Senate Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended by the subcommittee.03.01.2017 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment strikes all of the bill except the section that requires an officer to receive mental health or addictive disorder training once during a 3 year renewal period. The amendment also expands the training requirement to Class 2 and Class 3 officers. Summary of the bill as introduced: Requires a Class 1-LE law enforcement officer to complete continuing law enforcement education credits in mental health or addictive disorders.
Sponsor: Vincent Sheheen House Com: Judy Senate Com: Judy
Status: Act No. 46 Status Date: 5/31/2017
Keywords: Police Senate Week of 02.27.2017 Week of 03.06.2017 Week of 04.17.2017 Week of 04.24.2017
Passed
S 0174 Modifies the requirement of first responder seeking workers' compensationSummary of the bill as introduced: Provides a definition for emergency responder and modifies the requirement of a first responder seeking workers' compensation for personal injury caused by PTSD from the first responder's direct involvement in a significant traumatic experience.
Sponsor: Vincent Sheheen House Com: Senate Com: Judy
Status: Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/10/2017
Keywords: Senate Workers' Comp
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S 0314 Allows certain municipalities to annex blighted properties Summary of the bill as introduced: Allows a municipality with fewer than 8,000 residents and fewer than 11 square miles to annex blighted property by ordinance.
Sponsor: Vincent Sheheen House Com: Senate Com: Judy
Status: Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/26/2017
Keywords: Annexation Week of 01.23.2017
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S 0384 Creates the Rural Roads FundSummary of the bill as introduced: Increases the motor fuel user fee eight cents over four years and creates the Rural Roads Fund for road and bridge maintenance.
Sponsor: Vincent Sheheen House Com: Senate Com: Fin
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Finance Status Date: 2/8/2017
Keywords: Transportation Week of 02.06.2017
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S 0394 Makes changes to the state retirement system benefits and contributions02.21.2017 The Senate Finance Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment makes Public Employment Benefit Authority actuaries' information shareable with the Retirement System Investment Commission. Summary of the bill as introduced: Reduces the assumed annual rate of return from 7.5 percent to 7.25 percent. It increases the employer contribution rate for SCRS and PORS 2 percent effective July 1. Then increases one percent each year through 2023. The bill also places a cap on employee contribution rate effective July 1 to nine percent. There is no reduction in cost of living adjustments.
Sponsor: Vincent Sheheen House Com: Senate Com: Fin
Status: Referred to Committee on Ways and Means Status Date: 3/7/2017
Keywords: Retirement Week of 02.06.2017 Week of 02.20.2017
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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