Bills Assigned to Keyword - Week of 01.14.2019 (27)

Date of Last Recorded Action: 6/10/2019


H 3586 Requires the SC Revenue and Fiscal Affairs Office to audit a local government's emergency telephone system fund04.30.2019 The Senate Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report.04.23.2019 The Senate Judiciary Committee adopted the subcommittee amendment and carried this bill over.04.17.2018 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment includes the Sheriff's Association on the SC 911 Advisory Committee.02.28.2019 The House Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended by the subcommittee.02.20.2019 The House Labor, Commerce and Industry Public Utilities subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment preserves press access to certain information while protecting the personal information of alleged victims who may call, text or send video messaging containing personal information.Summary of the bill as introduced: Requires the SC Revenue and Fiscal Affairs Office to audit a local government's emergency telephone system fund; and if funds are found to be missing or used for unauthorized purposes, requires the local government to return those funds in 90 days.
Sponsor: William Sandifer House Com: LCI Senate Com: Judy
Status: Act No. 60 Status Date: 6/5/2019
Keywords: Public Safety Week of 01.14.2019 Week of 02.18.2019 Week of 02.25.2019 Week of 04.15.2019 Week of 04.22.2019 Week of 04.29.2019
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H 3587 Requires an insurer or an insurance group to submit a corporate governance annual disclosure01.31.2019 The House Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment makes only technical changes.01.24.2019 The House Labor, Commerce and Industry Insurance subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Requires an insurer or an insurance group to submit a corporate governance annual disclosure; and establishes certain requirements for the disclosure.
Sponsor: Kit Spires House Com: LCI Senate Com: BI
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Banking and Insurance Status Date: 2/7/2019
Keywords: General Governance Week of 01.14.2019 Week of 01.21.2019 Week of 01.28.2019
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H 3590 Makes sexual conduct between an arresting law enforcement officer and a person arrested a criminal offenseSummary of the bill as introduced: Makes sexual conduct between an arresting or custodial law enforcement officer and a person arrested or within police custody a criminal offense.
Sponsor: Mandy Norrell House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Clary, Bamberg Status Date: 1/17/2019
Keywords: Police Public Safety Week of 01.14.2019
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H 3592 Requires a therapeutic transport unit for state and local law enforcement officers responsible for transporting mental health patientsSummary of the bill as introduced: Requires a therapeutic transport unit for state and local law enforcement officers responsible for transporting mental health patients. 
Sponsor: Gary Clary House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/15/2019
Keywords: Public Safety Week of 01.14.2019
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H 3596 Limits rollback taxes to one year when land that is classified as agricultural real property is applied to another use03.26.2019 The House Ways and Means Committee gave this bill a favorable report.03.19.2019 The House Ways and Means Property Tax subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Limits rollback taxes to one year when land that is classified as agricultural real property is applied to another use.
Sponsor: Steven Long House Com: WM Senate Com: Fin
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Finance Status Date: 4/10/2019
Keywords: Property Taxes Week of 01.14.2019 Week of 03.18.2019 Week of 03.25.2019
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H 3615 Enacts Act to Establish Pay EquitySummary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits any employer from paying wages to any employee at a rate less than the rate paid to other employees of another race, religion, color, sex and gender status for comparable work.
Sponsor: Wendy Brawley House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Bales, Govan Status Date: 4/2/2019
Keywords: Employment/Personnel Week of 01.14.2019
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H 3620 Removes the state retirement systems' $10,000 earnings limitation on return-to-work retirees who retired before January 2, 201905.02.2019 The Senate Finance Retirement Systems subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment extends the break in service requirement from one year to two years before returning to work without an earnings cap.04.10.2019 The Senate Finance Retirement Systems subcommittee carried this bill over.03.26.2019 The House Ways and Means Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended by the subcommittee.03.26.2019 The House Ways and Means General Government subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment strikes the current language in the bill and adds a required 12-month break in service before returning to work with the earnings cap. The amendment also gives PEBA the authority to review return-to-work retirees for fraud.Summary of the bill as introduced: Removes the state retirement systems' $10,000 earnings limitation on employees returning to covered employment who retired before January 2, 2019.
Sponsor: Thomas Pope House Com: WM Senate Com: Fin
Status: Scrivener's error corrected Status Date: 4/3/2019
Keywords: Retirement Week of 01.14.2019 Week of 03.25.2019 Week of 04.08.2019 Week of 04.29.2019
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H 3622 Expands the definition of a lobbyist to include someone who is employed to influence official actions of a city or county council01.31.2019 The House Judiciary Constitutional Laws subcommittee adjourned debate on this bill. Summary of the bill as introduced: Expands the definition of a lobbyist to include someone who is employed to influence official actions of a city or county council.
Sponsor: Seth Rose House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: W.Newton Status Date: 1/29/2019
Keywords: Ethics Week of 01.14.2019 Week of 01.28.2019
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H 3625 Repeals Act 388 of 2006Summary of the bill as introduced: Repeals all of the provisions of Act 388, passed in 2006, that impose a millage cap on local governments.
Sponsor: Christopher Hart House Com: WM Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Ways and Means Status Date: 1/16/2019
Keywords: Finance/Revenue/Taxes Week of 01.14.2019
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H 3626 Eliminates the 15 percent limit on increases in real property and eliminates the assessable transfer of interest that changes the value of real propertySummary of the bill as introduced: Eliminates the 15 percent limit on increases in real property and eliminates the assessable transfer of interest that changes the value of real property.
Sponsor: Christopher Hart House Com: WM Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Ways and Means Status Date: 1/16/2019
Keywords: Property Taxes Week of 01.14.2019
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H 3628 Requires an electrical utility to bury all new electrical power transmission lines installed within the boundaries of a city or townSummary of the bill as introduced: Requires an electrical utility to bury all new electrical power transmission lines installed within the boundaries of a city or town; and to bury existing lines, according to a graduated schedule, before 2025.
Sponsor: Christopher Hart House Com: LCI Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry Status Date: 1/16/2019
Keywords: Electric Week of 01.14.2019
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H 3629 Prohibits a person from operating a motor vehicle while using a wireless communication device Summary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits a person from operating a motor vehicle while using a wireless communicatioin device that is not equipped with a hands-free mechanism.
Sponsor: Christopher Hart House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/16/2019
Keywords: General Governance Week of 01.14.2019
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H 3633 Enacts the Fair Access to Residential Water Act of 2019Summary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits a municipality from charging people who live outside the corporate boundaries of the municipality higher rates for water services than it charges municipal residents.
Sponsor: Jonathon Hill House Com: LCI Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry Status Date: 1/16/2019
Keywords: Water Week of 01.14.2019
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H 3643 Provides immunity for advisory opinions by circuit solicitors or prosecutors requested by law enforcement as an exception to the Tort Claims ActSummary of the bill as introduced: Provides immunity for advisory opinions by circuit solicitors or prosecutors which were requested bylaw enforcement as an exception to the Tort Claims Act.
Sponsor: Edward Tallon House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: R.Williams Status Date: 1/29/2019
Keywords: Courts Week of 01.14.2019
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H 3654 Requires political subdivisions to include a transit-rider access study in planning for new public facilitiesSummary of the bill as introduced: Requires political subdivisions to include a transit-rider access study in planning for new public facilities or making improvements to existing public facilities.
Sponsor: Marvin Pendarvis House Com: EdPW Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Education and Public Works Status Date: 1/17/2019
Keywords: Transportation Week of 01.14.2019
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H 3655 Allows a municipality to create a transit-oriented redevelopment agencySummary of the bill as introduced: Sets forth a process for a municipality to create a transit-oriented redevelopment agency to develop certain areas in connection with planned or existing transportation facilities.
Sponsor: Marvin Pendarvis House Com: EdPW Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Education and Public Works Status Date: 1/17/2019
Keywords: Transportation Week of 01.14.2019
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H 3656 Requires the SC Department of Transportation to implement a complete streets policy04.02.2019 The House Education and Public Works Committee adjourned debate on this bill.03.26.2019 The House Education and Public Works Transportation subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment encourages DOT to develop and take into consideration complete streets elements when planning road projects.Summary of the bill as introduced: Requires the SC Department of Transportation to implement a complete streets policy to provide safe and efficient accommodations for pedestrians, cyclists and transit riders.
Sponsor: Marvin Pendarvis House Com: EdPW Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Bernstein Status Date: 3/27/2019
Keywords: Transportation Week of 01.14.2019 Week of 03.25.2019 Week of 04.01.2019
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H 3657 Increases penalties for committing a violent crime against a public transportation employeeSummary of the bill as introduced: Increases penalties for committing a violent crime against a public transportation employee.
Sponsor: Marvin Pendarvis House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/17/2019
Keywords: Public Safety Transportation Week of 01.14.2019
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H 3659 Enacts the South Carolina Energy Freedom Act04.09.2019 The Senate Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment requires electric cities to submit integrated resource plans to the State Energy Office. If elements of the required integrated resource plan do not pertain to cities, those elements do not have to be included in the plan.04.02.2019 The Senate Judiciary Committee carried this bill over.03.28.2019 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment clarifies that there is a rebuttable presumption that fixed price contracts with a minimum term of 10 years are commercially reasonable and in the public interest. 03.20.2019 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee carried this bill over.02.14.2019 The House Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment provides protections to senior consumers to be administered by the Office of Regulatory Staff. 02.13.2019 The House Labor, Commerce and Industry Public Utilities subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment clarifies the procedure and parameters for electric utilities and solar users to enter into power purchase agreements. 02.07.2019 The House Labor, Commerce and Industry Public Utilities subcommittee carried this bill over.Summary of the bill as introduced: Enumerates specific rights owed to every electric utility customer in South Carolina.
Sponsor: Peter McCoy House Com: LCI Senate Com: Judy
Status: Act No. 62 Status Date: 6/5/2019
Keywords: Electric Utilities Week of 01.14.2019 Week of 02.04.2019 Week of 02.11.2019 Week of 03.18.2019 Week of 03.25.2019 Week of 04.01.2019 Week of 04.08.2019
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H 3661 Clarifies the meaning of "contiguous" relating to annexation in a special purpose district03.26.2019 The House Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended by the subcommittee.03.20.2019 The House Judiciary Special Laws subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended to maintain existing billboard regulations in an annexed area.Summary of the bill as introduced: Clarifies the meaning of "contiguous" relating to a municipality that is located entirely within the borders of a special purpose district annexing unincorporated property that is also located within the same special purpose district as the annexing municipality.
Sponsor: Peter McCoy House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Read third time and sent to Senate Status Date: 5/9/2019
Keywords: Annexation Week of 01.14.2019 Week of 03.18.2019 Week of 03.25.2019
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H 3664 Exempts injuries sustained by law enforcement in the line of duty from certain limitations on workers' compensation claimsSummary of the bill as introduced: Exempts injuries sustained by law enforcement in the line of duty from certain limitations on workers' compensation claims for injury caused by stress, mental injury or mental illness.
Sponsor: Thomas Pope House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/17/2019
Keywords: Week of 01.14.2019 Workers' Comp
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S 0366 SC Compassionate Care Act04.25.2019 The Senate Medical Affairs Committee carried this bill over.04.18.2019 The Senate Medical Affairs Committee carried this bill over.03.20.2019 A Senate Medical Affairs subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.03.13.2019 A Senate Medical Affairs subcommittee carried this bill over.02.27.2019 A Senate Medical Affairs subcommittee carried this bill over.Summary of the bill as introduced: Legalizes the use of marijuana for debilitating medical conditions.
Sponsor: Thomas Davis House Com: Senate Com: MA
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Medical Affairs Status Date: 1/15/2019
Keywords: General Governance Week of 01.14.2019 Week of 02.25.2019 Week of 03.11.2019 Week of 03.18.2019 Week of 04.15.2019 Week of 04.22.2019
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S 0369 Allows for shoreline-perpendicular wingwalls that extend landward from the ends of existing erosion control structures03.28.2019 The Senate Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee carried this bill over.03.14.2019 The Senate Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee carried this bill over.02.20.2019 The Senate Agriculture and Natural Resources Environmental subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment conforms the Senate bill to the House bill language. Summary of the bill as introduced: Allows for shoreline-perpendicular wingwalls that extend landward from the ends of existing erosion control structures.
Sponsor: Stephen Goldfinch House Com: Senate Com: ANR
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Agriculture and Natural Resources Status Date: 1/15/2019
Keywords: General Governance Week of 01.14.2019 Week of 02.18.2019 Week of 03.11.2019 Week of 03.25.2019
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S 0372 Enacts the Act to Establish Pay EquitySummary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits any employer from paying wages to any employee at a rate less than the rate paid to other employees of another race, religion, color, sex and gender status for comparable work.
Sponsor: Katrina Shealy House Com: Senate Com: LCI
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry Status Date: 1/15/2019
Keywords: Employment/Personnel Week of 01.14.2019
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S 0378 Deletes the provision that restricts retired law enforcement officers from carrying concealed weapons onto certain premisesSummary of the bill as introduced: Deletes the provision that restricts retired law enforcement officers from carrying concealed weapons onto certain premises.
Sponsor: David Climer House Com: Senate Com: Judy
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/16/2019
Keywords: Police Public Safety Week of 01.14.2019
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