Bills Assigned to Keyword - Week of 01.14.2019 (11)

Date of Last Recorded Action: 6/10/2019


S 0007 Increases the tort claims cap to one million dollars01.22.2019 The Senate Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended by the subcommittee.01.15.2019 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report with amendments. The amendments require the SC Revenue and Fiscal Affairs Office to be the agency to publish notice of the CPI change and changes the effective date to one year after publication of the notice of cap adjustment. Summary of the bill as introduced: Increases the limits from a loss to one person from a single occurrence to $1 million, and increases the total limits from a loss arising out of a single occurrence to $2 million.
Sponsor: Gerald Malloy House Com: WM Senate Com: Judy
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Ways and Means Status Date: 4/11/2019
Keywords: Senate Tort Reform Week of 01.14.2019 Week of 01.21.2019
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S 0038 Gives SLED exclusive authority to conduct investigations of all officer-involved shootings01.22.2019 The Senate Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report.01.15.2019 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment expands SLED's jurisdiction to also include investigation of incidents where an officer is shot.Summary of the bill as introduced: Gives SLED exclusive authority to conduct investigations of all officer-involved shootings that result, or could have resulted, in bodily injury or death.
Sponsor: Gerald Malloy House Com: Senate Com: Judy
Status: Scrivener's error corrected Status Date: 1/24/2019
Keywords: Police Public Safety Senate Week of 01.14.2019 Week of 01.21.2019
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S 0081 Amends several sections of the law related to the Dams and Reservoirs Safety Act03.14.2019 The Senate Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee carried this bill over.01.16.2019 The Senate Agriculture and Natural Resources Environmental subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report. Summary of the bill as introduced: Establishes a procedure for an owner of a dam to determine if the dam falls under the authority of the Dams and Reservoirs Safety Act.
Sponsor: George Campsen House Com: Senate Com: ANR
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Agriculture and Natural Resources Status Date: 1/8/2019
Keywords: Week of 01.14.2019 Week of 03.11.2019
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S 0105 Requires magistrates and municipal judges to receive instruction on animal cruelty04.30.2019 The House Judiciary Committee adjourned debate on this bill.04.25.2019 The House Judiciary Criminal Laws subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment adds a misdemeanor for someone who cruelly tethers an animal.01.24.2019 The Senate Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee gave this bill a favorable report.01.15.2019 The Senate Agriculture and Natural Resources Animal Welfare subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment clarifies that the governing body responsible for the shelter itself would need to adopt the standard proposed in the bill. Summary of the bill as introduced: Requires magistrates and municipal judges to receive at least two hours of instruction on animal cruelty every four years.
Sponsor: Paul Campbell House Com: Judy Senate Com: ANR
Status: Act No. 43 Status Date: 6/5/2019
Keywords: Courts Senate Week of 01.14.2019 Week of 01.21.2019 Week of 04.22.2019 Week of 04.29.2019
Passed
S 0107 Amends several sections of the law related to the Dams and Reservoirs Safety Act03.14.2019 The Senate Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee gave this bill a favorable report.01.16.2019 The Senate Agriculture and Natural Resources Environmental subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Makes several changes to the law regarding dams and reservoirs.
Sponsor: Paul Campbell House Com: Senate Com: ANR
Status: Senate - Committed to Committee on Finance Status Date: 3/26/2019
Keywords: General Governance Senate Week of 01.14.2019 Week of 03.11.2019
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S 0207 Allows a property owner residing at a nursing home to retain the 4 percent property tax assessment ratio01.15.2019 The Senate Finance Committee gave this bill a favorable report.01.15.2019 The Senate Finance Property Tax subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Allows an owner living in a nursing home to retain the 4 percent property tax assessment ratio as long as the owner plans to return to the property and does not receive rental income from the property.
Sponsor: Thomas Young House Com: LCI Senate Com: Fin
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry Status Date: 1/23/2019
Keywords: Property Taxes Senate Week of 01.14.2019
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S 0214 Defines a marketplace facilitator 03.26.2019 The House Ways and Means Committee gave this bill a favorable report.03.26.2019 The House Ways and Means Revenue Policy subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report. 01.15.2019 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: Defines a marketplace facilitator as any person engaged in the business of facilitating a retail sale of tangible personal property.
Sponsor: Marlon Kimpson House Com: WM Senate Com: Fin
Status: Act No. 21 Status Date: 5/6/2019
Keywords: Sales Taxes Senate Week of 01.14.2019 Week of 03.25.2019
Passed
S 0217 Allows the expenditure of accommodations and hospitality revenue for the control and repair of flooding and drainage at tourism-related lands01.15.2019 The Senate Finance Committee gave this bill a favorable report with a technical amendment.01.15.2019 The Senate Finance Sales and Income Tax subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Allows the expenditure of state and local accommodations taxes and local hospitality tax revenue for the control and repair of flooding and drainage at tourism-related lands.
Sponsor: Marlon Kimpson House Com: WM Senate Com: Fin
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Ways and Means Status Date: 1/23/2019
Keywords: Accommodations/Hospitality Taxes Senate Week of 01.14.2019
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S 0227 Allows municipalities without an operating millage on January 1, 2019, to impose an operating millage 04.30.2019 The House Ways and Means Committee gave this bill a favorable report.04.30.2019 The House Ways and Means Property Tax subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.01.15.2019 The Senate Finance Committee gave this bill a favorable report.01.15.2019 The Senate Finance Property Tax subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment restricts the initial amount of millage a city or town could impose. Summary of the bill as introduced: Allows municipalities without an operating millage on January 1, 2019, to impose an operating millage.
Sponsor: Michael Gambrell House Com: WM Senate Com: Fin
Status: House - Requests for debate-Rep Status Date: 5/8/2019
Keywords: Finance/Revenue/Taxes Senate Week of 01.14.2019 Week of 04.29.2019
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S 0281 Establishes penalties for intentionally misrepresenting a service animal04.30.2019 The House Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report.04.25.2019 The House Judiciary Criminal Laws subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.03.28.2019 The Senate Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendments change the criminal penalties to civil penalties that can be cited on a Uniform Traffic Ticket; amends the definition of a service animal to only dogs and miniature horses and restricts to people with a documented medical condition; defines emotional support animal; allows landlords to ask questions and request documentation. 03.14.2019 The Senate Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee carried this bill over.02.28.2019 The Senate Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee carried this bill over.02.14.2019 The Senate Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee carried this bill over.01.24.2019 The Senate Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee carried this bill over.01.15.2019 The Senate Agriculture and Natural Resources Animal Welfare subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment incorporates ADA definitions of service animals.Summary of the bill as introduced: Establishes a misdemeanor charge and penalties for intentionally misrepresenting a service animal. 
Sponsor: Scott Talley House Com: Judy Senate Com: ANR
Status: Act No. 44 Status Date: 6/5/2019
Keywords: General Governance Senate Week of 01.14.2019 Week of 02.11.2019 Week of 02.18.2019 Week of 03.11.2019 Week of 03.25.2019 Week of 04.22.2019 Week of 04.29.2019
Passed
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: Effective date 03/20/19 Status Date: 3/27/2019
Keywords: Fire Week of 01.07.2019 Week of 01.14.2019 Workers' Comp
Passed







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