Bills Assigned to Keyword - Week of 01.07.2019 (20)

Date of Last Recorded Action: 7/10/2019


H 3448 Creates the Office of Freedom of Information Act Review in the Administrative Law CourtSummary of the bill as introduced: Creates the Office of Freedom of Information Act Review in the Administrative Law Court to enforce the provisions of the Freedom of Information Act.
Sponsor: Bill Taylor House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/8/2019
Keywords: FOIA Week of 01.07.2019
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H 3456 Enacts the SC Constitutional Carry Act of 201902.28.2019 The House Judiciary Constitutional Laws subcommittee carried this bill over.Summary of the bill as introduced: Deletes references to a concealed weapons permit and allows a handgun to be carried by a person in a vehicle.
Sponsor: Jonathon Hill House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Jones Status Date: 5/2/2019
Keywords: Public Safety Week of 01.07.2019 Week of 02.25.2019
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H 3457 Allows a municipality without an operating millage to impose a millage03.26.2019 The House Ways and Means Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended by the subcommittee.03.19.2019 The House Ways and Means Property Tax subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment amends the House version of the bill to S227, the Senate version of the bill to restrict the initial amount of millage that a city or town could impose.Summary of the bill as introduced: Allows a municipality without an operating millage on January 1, 2019, or that incorporates after January 1, 2019, to impose an operating millage.
Sponsor: Roger Kirby House Com: WM Senate Com:
Status: House - Roll call Yeas-92 Nays-7 Status Date: 4/10/2019
Keywords: General Governance Week of 01.07.2019 Week of 03.18.2019 Week of 03.25.2019
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H 3460 Allows a municipality to impose a one-time impact fee on a private developer for new residential and commercial units03.06.2019 The House Ways and Means General Government subcommittee adjourned debate on this bill.Summary of the bill as introduced: Allows a municipality to impose a one-time impact fee on a private developer for new residential and commercial units constructed in the municipality. The bill further requires revenue from the impact fees to fund the SC Gentrification Trust Fund.
Sponsor: Leola Robinson-Simpson House Com: WM Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Ways and Means Status Date: 1/8/2019
Keywords: General Governance Week of 01.07.2019 Week of 03.04.2019
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H 3467 Sets the minimum wage in South Carolina02.20.2019 The House Labor, Commerce and Industry Business and Commerce subcommittee adjourned debate on this bill.Summary of the bill as introduced: Sets the minimum wage in the state as $13.00 or the minimum wage set by the Fair Labor Standards Act, whichever is greater.
Sponsor: Leola Robinson-Simpson House Com: LCI Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry Status Date: 1/8/2019
Keywords: Employment/Personnel Week of 01.07.2019 Week of 02.18.2019
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H 3470 Prohibits municipalities from approving ordinances that would stop seismic testing to locate oil and natural gas reservesSummary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits municipalities from approving ordinances that would deter, prohibit or impede construction used to facilitate Atlantic Ocean marine seismic testing to locate oil and natural gas reserves.
Sponsor: James Burns House Com: ANREA Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs Status Date: 1/8/2019
Keywords: General Governance Week of 01.07.2019
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H 3471 Prohibits municipalities from approving ordinances that would stop seismic testing to locate oil and natural gas reserves04.30.2019 The House Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs Committee gave this bill a favorable report.04.10.2019 The House Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs Environmental Affairs subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits municipalities from approving ordinances that would  deter, prohibit or impede construction used to facilitate Atlantic Ocean marine seismic testing to locate oil and natural gas reserves, or facilitate the transportation or storage of Atlantic Ocean offshore oil or gas onto the land of this state.
Sponsor: James Burns House Com: ANREA Senate Com:
Status: House - Committee report: Favorable Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs Status Date: 5/8/2019
Keywords: General Governance Week of 01.07.2019 Week of 04.08.2019 Week of 04.29.2019
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S 0302 Allows a person to be eligible for expungement even when that person has had a prior offense expungedSummary of the bill as introduced: Allows a person to be eligible for expungement even when that person has had a prior offense expunged under certain code sections of the law.
Sponsor: Bradley Hutto House Com: Senate Com: Judy
Status: Senate - Referred to Subcommittee: Hutto (ch), Shealy, Young Status Date: 1/9/2019
Keywords: Expungement Week of 01.07.2019
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S 0303 Requires a therapeutic transport unit for state and local law enforcement officers responsible for transporting mental health patients04.30.2019 The House Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs Committee adjourned debate on this bill.04.24.2019 The House Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs Social Services, Mental Health and Children's Affairs subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report. 03.21.2019 The Senate Medical Affairs Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended by the subcommittee.03.20.2019 A Senate Medical Affairs subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment creates an agreement that a study committee will be formed to study this issue.02.13.2019 A Senate Medical Affairs subcommittee carried this bill over.Summary of the bill as introduced: Requires a therapeutic transport unit and mental health training for state and local law enforcement officers responsible for transporting mental health patients. 
Sponsor: Marlon Kimpson House Com: MMPMA Senate Com: MA
Status: Scrivener's error corrected Status Date: 4/10/2019
Keywords: Public Safety Week of 01.07.2019 Week of 02.11.2019 Week of 03.18.2019 Week of 04.22.2019 Week of 04.29.2019
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S 0309 Increases the aggregate annual Industry Partnership Fund Tax credit amount04.30.2019 The House Ways and Means Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended by the subcommittee.04.30.2019 The House Ways and Means Economic Development subcommittee gave the bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment replaces all of the language in the bill with language from H4243, the bill that amends the job tax credit law to include professional sports teams. Summary of the bill as introduced: Increases the aggregate annual Industry Partnership Fund Tax credit amount.
Sponsor: Nikki Setzler House Com: WM Senate Com: Fin
Status: House - Conference committee appointed Simrill, Pope, Weeks Status Date: 5/9/2019
Keywords: Finance/Revenue/Taxes Week of 01.07.2019 Week of 04.29.2019
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S 0319 Provides an additional offense if a person injures a healthcare service provider, firefighter, or EMS providerSummary of the bill as introduced: Provides an additional offense of assault and battery of a high and aggravated nature if a person injures an emergency room physician, emergency room nurse, firefighter or EMS worker.
Sponsor: Thomas Alexander House Com: Senate Com: Judy
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/8/2019
Keywords: Fire Public Safety Week of 01.07.2019
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S 0323 Allows the Department of Revenue to submit certain information to a financial institution about a debtor 04.30.2019 The House Ways and Means Committee gave this bill a favorable report.04.30.2019 The House Ways and Means Economic Development subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.02.05.2019 The Senate Finance Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended by the subcommittee.01.29.2019 The Senate Finance Sales and Income Tax subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment indemnifies the bank.Summary of the bill as introduced: Allows the Department of Revenue to submit certain information to a financial institution about a debtor who has been named on a warrant for distraint.
Sponsor: Thomas Alexander House Com: WM Senate Com: Fin
Status: Act No. 46 Status Date: 6/5/2019
Keywords: General Governance Week of 01.07.2019 Week of 01.28.2019 Week of 02.04.2019 Week of 04.29.2019
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S 0326 Directs SLED to distribute funds to the SC State Firefighters Association to provide post traumatic stress disorder insurance and programs01.15.2019 The Senate Finance Committee gave this bill a favorable report. 01.15.2019 The Senate Finance Sales and Income Tax subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Directs SLED to distribute $250,000 to the SC State Firefighters Association to provide post traumatic stress disorder insurance and programs.
Sponsor: Shane Massey House Com: WM Senate Com: Fin
Status: Act No. 94 Status Date: 7/10/2019
Keywords: Fire Week of 01.07.2019 Week of 01.14.2019 Workers' Comp
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S 0332 Enacts the Clean Energy Access Act 04.11.2019 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee carried this bill over.03.28.2019 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee carried this bill over.03.20.2019 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee carried this bill over.03.14.2019 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee carried this bill over.03.06.2019 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee did not take action on this bill, although it was on the agenda.02.20.2019 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee carried this bill over.Summary of the bill as introduced: Establishes certain rights for customers of an electrical utility.
Sponsor: Thomas Davis House Com: Senate Com: Judy
Status: Senate - Referred to Subcommittee: Gambrell (ch), Hutto, Massey, Sabb, Climer Status Date: 2/7/2019
Keywords: Electric Utilities Week of 01.07.2019 Week of 02.18.2019 Week of 03.04.2019 Week of 03.11.2019 Week of 03.18.2019 Week of 03.25.2019 Week of 04.08.2019
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S 0333 Exempts municipal personnel and public officials who participate in community service programs for probationers from being liable for civil damages Summary of the bill as introduced: Exempts municipal personnel and public officials who participate in community service programs for probationers from being liable for civil damages, unless the injury results from gross negligence, recklessness or intentional misconduct.
Sponsor: Margie Matthews House Com: Judy Senate Com: Judy
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/23/2019
Keywords: Courts Week of 01.07.2019
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S 0334 Prohibits a public utility from including legal fees paid by the utility in its rate baseSummary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits a public utility from including legal fees paid by the utility for a violation of federal or state law in its rate base.
Sponsor: David Climer House Com: Senate Com: Judy
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/8/2019
Keywords: Utilities Week of 01.07.2019
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S 0336 Provides an additional offense if a person injures a law enforcement officerSummary of the bill as introduced: Adds an offense of assault and battery of a high and aggravated nature if a person injures a law enforcement officer.
Sponsor: David Climer House Com: Senate Com: Judy
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/8/2019
Keywords: Police Public Safety Week of 01.07.2019
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S 0338 Requires a water or sewer utility regulated by the Public Service Commission to establish customer classes based on geographic service locationSummary of the bill as introduced: Requires a water or sewer utility subject to the Public Service Commission's supervision and regulation to establish customer classes based on geographic service location, and to provide that a customer in one class must not pay for construction, maintenance or improvement of pipes or other equipment that provide service to customers in a separate geographic service location class. 
Sponsor: David Climer House Com: Senate Com: ANR
Status: Senate - Committed to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/10/2019
Keywords: Sewer Water Week of 01.07.2019
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S 0341 Requires clerks of court report to SLED the issuance of certain orders within 48 hoursSummary of the bill as introduced: Requires that every clerk of court report to SLED within 48 hours the issuance of a restraining order, order of protection, order for the prevention of a possession of a firearm, orders related to domestic violence, orders related to stalking, intimidation or harassment and orders for bond.
Sponsor: George Campsen House Com: Senate Com: Judy
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/8/2019
Keywords: Courts Week of 01.07.2019
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S 0358 Prohibits a self-insurer from participating in or obtaining benefits from the South Carolina Property And Casualty Insurance Guaranty Association 02.14.2019 The House Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee gave this bill a favorable report.01.23.2019 The Senate Banking and Insurance Committee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits a self-insurer from participating in or obtaining benefits from the South Carolina Property And Casualty Insurance Guaranty Association.  
Sponsor: Ronnie Cromer House Com: LCI Senate Com: BI
Status: Act No. 5 Status Date: 4/1/2019
Keywords: General Governance Week of 01.07.2019 Week of 01.21.2019 Week of 02.11.2019 Workers' Comp
Passed







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