Bills Assigned to Keyword - Week of 01.21.2019 (9)

Date of Last Recorded Action: 6/10/2019


H 3031 Changes the date on which voter registration books must be closed from 30 days before an election to 20 days before an election01.29.2019 The House Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended in subcommittee.01.23.2019 The House Judiciary Election Laws subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment changes the period to 24 days prior to a primary and 25 days prior to an election.Summary of the bill as introduced: Changes the date on which voter registration books must be closed from 30 days before an election to 20 days before an election.
Sponsor: Laurie Funderburk House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Roll call Yeas-40 Nays-55 Status Date: 3/6/2019
Keywords: Elections House Week of 01.21.2019 Week of 01.28.2019
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H 3137 Changes the funding formula of the Local Government Fund04.09.2019 The Senate Finance Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended by the subcommittee.04.09.2019 The Senate Finance Sales and Income Tax subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment allows an increase or decrease capped at five percent beginning in FY2021.01.29.2019 The House Ways and Means Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended by the subcommittee.01.24.2019 The House Ways and Means General Government Legislative subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment deletes the language that changes the name of the Local Government Fund and keeps the city portion of the LGF at 16.7222 percent instead of the 17 percent in the bill. Summary of the bill as introduced: Changes the name of the Local Government Fund to the Local Government Revenue Sharing Fund and requires the Fund for the upcoming fiscal year to increase by the same percentage that the state general fund is projected to increase, not to exceed five percent compared to the appropriation in the current fiscal year.
Sponsor: Murrell Smith House Com: WM Senate Com: Fin
Status: Act No. 84 Status Date: 6/10/2019
Keywords: Finance/Revenue/Taxes House Week of 01.21.2019 Week of 01.28.2019 Week of 04.08.2019
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H 3378 Allows a sheriff or local government to enforce law related to the abandonment of watercraft and outboard motors01.30.2019 The House Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs Committee gave this bill a favorable report.01.23.2019 The House Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs Wildlife subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment removed the language of the current bill and replaced it with language that clarifies that a watercraft identified as abandoned by the SC Department of Natural Resources may be removed by the local government or sheriff with jurisdiction at their expense.Summary of the bill as introduced: Allows a sheriff or local government to enforce law related to the abandonment of watercraft and outboard motors.
Sponsor: Peter McCoy House Com: ANREA Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Cogswell Status Date: 1/24/2019
Keywords: General Governance House Public Safety Week of 01.21.2019 Week of 01.28.2019
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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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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 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
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S 0259 SC Resilience Revolving Fund Act04.24.2019 The House Ways and Means General Government subcommittee did not take action on this bill although it was on the agenda.02.28.2019 The Senate Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment moves the fund from the SC Department of Natural Resources to the SC Department of Administration; it requires the State Fiscal Accountability Authority to fund loan disbursements; it provides no funds for eminent domain; and it allows local governments to choose to change a portion of the loan to a grant.  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.01.16.2019 The Senate Agriculture and Natural Resources Environmental subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Establishes a fund to provide low interest loans to perform flooded-home buyouts and floodplain restoration.
Sponsor: Stephen Goldfinch House Com: LCI Senate Com: ANR
Status: House - Committed to Committee on Ways and Means Status Date: 3/27/2019
Keywords: General Governance Senate Week of 01.21.2019 Week of 02.11.2019 Week of 02.18.2019 Week of 04.22.2019
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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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