Bills Assigned to Keyword - Week of 01.21.2019 (25)

Date of Last Recorded Action: 7/10/2019


H 3682 Amends the SC Textiles Communities Revitalization Act Summary of the bill as introduced: Amends the SC Textiles Communities Revitalization Act to clarify that a certain cap on rehabilitated expenses only applies to certain rehabilitated buildings on contiguous parcels.
Sponsor: Gary Simrill House Com: WM Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Ways and Means Status Date: 1/22/2019
Keywords: Finance/Revenue/Taxes Week of 01.21.2019
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H 3683 Enacts Lizzy's LawSummary of the bill as introduced: Requires the owner legally in possession of a firearm, rifle or shotgun to report the loss or theft of each weapon. The bill also requires the appropriate law enforcement agency to collect certain information about the lost or stolen weapons.
Sponsor: Robert Williams House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/22/2019
Keywords: Public Safety Week of 01.21.2019
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H 3687 Extends the homestead exemption for the disabled and elderly to the entire fair market value of the property that is subject to property taxSummary of the bill as introduced: Extends the homestead property tax exemption for the disabled and elderly to the entire fair market value of the property that is subject to property tax. 
Sponsor: Robert Williams House Com: WM Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Ways and Means Status Date: 1/22/2019
Keywords: Property Taxes Week of 01.21.2019
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H 3691 Allows an employer to grant an employee a specified amount of additional paid leave to attend school conferencesSummary of the bill as introduced: Allows an employer to grant an employee a specified amount of additional paid leave to attend elementary and secondary school conferences or activities during the employee's work hours.
Sponsor: Robert Williams House Com: WM Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Ways and Means Status Date: 1/22/2019
Keywords: Employment/Personnel Week of 01.21.2019
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H 3696 Gives a county sheriff the same powers as a municipal police officer Summary of the bill as introduced: Gives county sheriffs the power to enforce municipal ordinances.
Sponsor: Seth Rose House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/22/2019
Keywords: Police Public Safety Week of 01.21.2019
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H 3700 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 gave this bill a favorable report as amended by the subcommittee. 03.14.2019 The Senate Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee carried this bill over.02.20.2019The Senate Agriculture and Natural Resources Environmental subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment requires the wingwall to be 90 degrees landward and the same height and composition as the existing wall.01.30.2019 The House Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment defines the wingwall angle and height limitations and allows for future state regulations of wingwalls.01.29.2019 The House Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs Environmental Affairs subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Allows for shoreline-perpendicular wingwalls that extend landward from the ends of existing erosion control structures.
Sponsor: William Bailey House Com: ANREA Senate Com: ANR
Status: House - Veto sustained Yeas-60 Nays-43 Status Date: 5/20/2019
Keywords: General Governance Week of 01.21.2019 Week of 01.28.2019 Week of 02.18.2019 Week of 03.11.2019 Week of 03.25.2019
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H 3722 Prohibits political subdivisions from requiring employers to pay employees additional wages or pay based on any schedule alterations or adjustments 02.28.2019 The House Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee adjourned debate on this bill.02.26.2019 The House Labor, Commerce and Industry Business and Commerce subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.02.20.2019 The House Labor, Commerce and Industry Business and Commerce subcommittee adjourned debate on this bill.Summary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits political subdivisions from requiring employers to pay employees additional wages or pay based on any schedule alterations or adjustments.
Sponsor: William Sandifer House Com: LCI Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Blackwell Status Date: 2/27/2019
Keywords: Employment/Personnel Week of 01.21.2019 Week of 02.18.2019 Week of 02.25.2019
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H 3724 Exempts golf carts conducting tourism-related tours from the law that requires golf carts to be operated only in daylight hoursSummary of the bill as introduced: Exempts golf carts conducting tourism-related tours from the law that requires golf carts to be operated only in daylight hours.
Sponsor: Richard Martin House Com: EdPW Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Education and Public Works Status Date: 1/23/2019
Keywords: General Governance Week of 01.21.2019
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H 3733 Enacts the Community-Law Enforcement Partnership for Deflection and Substance Use Disorder Treatment Act05.07.2019 The House Judiciary Committee adjourned debate on this bill.05.07.2019 The House Judiciary Criminal Laws subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.04.30.2019 The House Judiciary Criminal Laws subcommittee carried over this bill.Summary of the bill as introduced: Authorizes law enforcement agencies to establish deflection programs in partnership with treatment facilities and community organizations to facilitate treatment.
Sponsor: David Weeks House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Thayer, Wooten, W.Newton, Thigpen, Kirby, Sandifer, Jefferson, Henegan, Erickson, Bennett, Funderburk, Henderson-Myers, Huggins Status Date: 1/30/2019
Keywords: Police Public Safety Week of 01.21.2019 Week of 04.29.2019 Week of 05.06.2019
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H 3736 Allows a property tax exemption of 100 percent of the property's value for residences whose owner is 65 years old and olderSummary of the bill as introduced: Allows a property tax exemption of 100 percent of the property's value for owner-occupied residences whose owner is 65 years old and older. 
Sponsor: Kit Spires House Com: WM Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Ways and Means Status Date: 1/23/2019
Keywords: Property Taxes Week of 01.21.2019
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H 3740 Authorizes a payroll deduction for public employees to purchase consumer offerings through an employee purchase programSummary of the bill as introduced: Authorizes a payroll deduction for public employees to purchase consumer offerings through an employee purchase program.
Sponsor: William Herbkersman House Com: WM Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Ways and Means Status Date: 1/23/2019
Keywords: Employment/Personnel Week of 01.21.2019
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H 3748 Revises net energy metering requirements and the responsibilities of the Public Service Commission and the Office Of Regulatory StaffSummary of the bill as introduced: Revises net energy metering requirements and the responsibilities of the Public Service Commission and the Office Of Regulatory Staff.
Sponsor: Dwight Loftis House Com: LCI Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry Status Date: 1/24/2019
Keywords: Electric Week of 01.21.2019
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H 3749 Requires the Department of Archives and Natural History to review and approve all inscriptions on historical plaques, markers and monumentsSummary of the bill as introduced: Requires the Department of Archives and Natural History to review and approve all inscriptions on historical plaques, markers and monuments located on property owned by a political subdivision.
Sponsor: Steven Long House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Toole, Hixon, Taylor, Hill Status Date: 3/27/2019
Keywords: General Governance Week of 01.21.2019
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S 0226 Establishes requirements for emergency service system billing and insurance coverage practicesSummary of the bill as introduced: Establishes requirements for emergency service system billing and insurance coverage practices applicable to out-of-network emergency medical service providers.
Sponsor: Michael Gambrell House Com: Senate Com: MA
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Medical Affairs Status Date: 1/8/2019
Keywords: General Governance Week of 01.21.2019
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S 0390 Creates a tax credit for a taxpayer making a qualifying capital investment at their businessSummary of the bill as introduced: Creates a 20 percent tax credit or rebate of new tax revenue paid by a taxpayer if they made a qualifying capital investment at their business.
Sponsor: Rex Rice House Com: Senate Com: Fin
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Finance Status Date: 1/22/2019
Keywords: Finance/Revenue/Taxes Week of 01.21.2019
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S 0393 Requires SLED to create, prepare and maintain an Immigration Compliance ReportSummary of the bill as introduced: Requires SLED to create, prepare, maintain and certify a report listing by name each South Carolina political subdivision in compliance with certain state immigration laws.
Sponsor: Rex Rice House Com: Senate Com: Judy
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/22/2019
Keywords: Immigration Week of 01.21.2019
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S 0394 Requires any regulation on auxiliary containers to be done by the General Assembly04.11.2019 The Senate Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee gave this bill a favorable report.04.04.2019 The Senate Labor, Commerce and Industry Regulatory and Local Government subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.03.20.2019 The Senate Labor, Commerce and Industry Regulatory and Local Government subcommittee carried this bill over.02.27.2019 The Senate Labor, Commerce and Industry Regulatory and Local Government subcommittee carried this bill over.Summary of the bill as introduced: Requires any regulation on the use, disposition, sale or imposition of any prohibition, restriction, fee imposition or taxation of auxiliary containers to be done by the General Assembly.
Sponsor: Scott Talley House Com: Senate Com: LCI
Status: Senate - Committee report: Favorable Labor, Commerce and Industry Status Date: 4/11/2019
Keywords: General Governance Week of 01.21.2019 Week of 02.25.2019 Week of 03.18.2019 Week of 04.01.2019 Week of 04.08.2019
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S 0397 Gives a county sheriff the same powers as a municipal police officer05.07.2019 The House Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment removes the population threshold applicable to sheriff's departments and the counties they serve.05.07.2019 The House Judiciary Criminal Laws subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.05.02.2019 The House Judiciary Special Laws subcommittee adjourned debate on this bill.02.05.2019 The Senate Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment allows both sheriffs and municipal police departments to enforce beer and wine laws.01.29.2019 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment makes only technical changes.Summary of the bill as introduced: Confirms county sheriffs’ power to enforce certain criminal laws throughout the county, including within municipalities, and gives sheriffs the authority to continue pursuits when they extend beyond the sheriff’s county.
Sponsor: Richard Harpootlian House Com: Judy Senate Com: Judy
Status: House - Committee report: Favorable with amendment Judiciary Status Date: 5/8/2019
Keywords: Police Week of 01.21.2019 Week of 01.28.2019 Week of 02.04.2019 Week of 04.29.2019 Week of 05.06.2019
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S 0400 Enacts the SC Constitutional Carry Act of 2019Summary of the bill as introduced: Deletes reference to a concealed weapons permit in the relevant section of law and allows a handgun to be carried by a person in a vehicle.
Sponsor: Lawrence Grooms House Com: Senate Com: Judy
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/22/2019
Keywords: Public Safety Week of 01.21.2019
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S 0401 Requires the entity undertaking a transportation improvement project to pay for utility relocation04.25.2019 The House Education and Public Works Committee gave this bill a favorable report.04.23.2019 The House Education and Public Works Transportation subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.03.20.2019 The Senate Transportation Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment requires utilities to submit certain information to a road project owner at least 180 days prior to the project’s letting of a contract. A seven-year sunset and reporting requirements from a project owner and utilities was included in the amendment.03.19.2019 A Senate Transportation subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Requires an entity undertaking a transportation improvement project to bear the cost of relocating water and sewer lines.
Sponsor: Paul Campbell House Com: EdPW Senate Com: Tran
Status: Act No. 36 Status Date: 5/21/2019
Keywords: General Governance Transportation Week of 01.21.2019 Week of 03.18.2019 Week of 04.22.2019
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S 0406 Enacts the SC Lactation Support ActSummary of the bill as introduced: Requires employers to provide employees with reasonable unpaid break time and a reasonable area in the workplace to express breast milk.
Sponsor: Michael Fanning House Com: Senate Com: LCI
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry Status Date: 1/22/2019
Keywords: General Governance Week of 01.21.2019
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S 0420 Provides a penalty when a vehicle leads an officer on a high-speed pursuitSummary of the bill as introduced: Provides a penalty when a vehicle leads an officer on a high-speed pursuit that has been video recorded.
Sponsor: Rex Rice House Com: Senate Com: Judy
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/24/2019
Keywords: Police Public Safety Week of 01.21.2019
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S 0422 Prohibits an insurer from denying a claim arising from a utility leak under certain circumstancesSummary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits an insurer from denying a claim arising from a utility leak under certain circumstances.
Sponsor: John Scott House Com: Senate Com: BI
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Banking and Insurance Status Date: 1/24/2019
Keywords: General Governance Week of 01.21.2019
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S 0427 Enacts the South Carolina Agribusiness, Rural and Opportunity Zone Jobs ActSummary of the bill as introduced: Requires the SC Department of Revenue to accept applications for approval as a growth fund.
Sponsor: Paul Campbell House Com: Senate Com: Fin
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Finance Status Date: 1/24/2019
Keywords: General Governance Week of 01.21.2019
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S 0433 Allows a municipality to contract with a county for the collection of municipal taxes by the countySummary of the bill as introduced: Allows a municipality to contract with a county for the collection of municipal taxes by the county.
Sponsor: Ronnie Cromer House Com: Senate Com: Fin
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Finance Status Date: 1/24/2019
Keywords: Property Taxes Week of 01.21.2019
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