Bills Assigned to Keyword - Week of 02.04.2019 (5)

Date of Last Recorded Action: 7/10/2019


H 3355 Enacts the Driving Under the Influence of an Electronic Device or DUI-E Law02.06.2019 The House Education and Public Works Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended by the subcommittee.01.29.2019 The House Education and Public Works Transportation subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment increases the fine from $25 to $200. Summary of the bill as introduced: Creates the offense of driving while using an electronic device.
Sponsor: Bill Taylor House Com: EdPW Senate Com:
Status: House - Committed to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 3/20/2019
Keywords: House Police Public Safety Week of 01.28.2019 Week of 02.04.2019
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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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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 0386 Amends and reorganizes existing exceptions under the SC Tort Claims Act02.19.2019 The Senate Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report.02.13.2019 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendments make changes to the provisions that control the circumstances under which the state, its political subdivisions and charitable hospitals may be liable for monetary damages as a result of injury caused by the entity or its employees. 02.07.2019 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee carried this bill over.01.30.2019 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee carried this bill over.Summary of the bill as introduced: Amends and reorganizes existing exceptions under the SC Tort Claims Act and makes other changes.
Sponsor: Gerald Malloy House Com: Senate Com: Judy
Status: Senate - Recommitted to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 3/27/2019
Keywords: Tort Reform Week of 01.14.2019 Week of 01.28.2019 Week of 02.04.2019 Week of 02.11.2019 Week of 02.18.2019
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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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Municipal Association of South Carolina
1411 Gervais St., PO Box 12109, Columbia, SC 29211
Phone: 803.799.9574, Fax: 803.933.1299, mail@masc.sc