Bills Assigned to Keyword - Week of 02.18.2019 (16)

Date of Last Recorded Action: 7/10/2019


H 3082 Allows certain counties and municipalities to authorize the sale of alcoholic liquors on Sundays02.26.2019 The House Judiciary Committee recommitted this bill back to the subcommittee.02.19.2019 The House Judiciary Committee adjourned debate on this bill.02.12.2019 The House Judiciary Committee carried this bill over.01.31.2019 The House Judiciary General and Family Laws subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Allows certain counties and municipalities to authorize the sale of alcoholic liquors on Sundays.
Sponsor: Gary Clary House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Cogswell Status Date: 1/24/2019
Keywords: General Governance House Week of 01.28.2019 Week of 02.11.2019 Week of 02.18.2019 Week of 02.25.2019
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H 3174 Requires bicyclists operating electric-assist bicycles to be subject to all laws applicable to bicyclists04.24.2019 The Senate Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended by the subcommittee.04.23.2019 A Senate Transportation subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment only made technical changes.04.02.2019 The House Education and Public Works Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended by the subcommittee. 03.19.2019 The House Education and Public Works Motor Vehicle subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment clarifies that e-bikes cannot be classified as motorcycles.02.18.2019 The House Education and Public Works Motor Vehicles subcommittee adjourned debate on this bill.  Summary of the bill as introduced: Requires bicyclists operating electric-assist bicycles to be subject to all laws applicable to bicyclists.
Sponsor: Jason Elliott House Com: EdPW Senate Com: Tran
Status: House - Debate adjourned on amendments Status Date: 5/9/2019
Keywords: Finance/Revenue/Taxes House Week of 02.18.2019 Week of 03.18.2019 Week of 04.01.2019 Week of 04.22.2019
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H 3200 Enacts the SC Lactation Support Act02.28.2019 The House Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment adds that employers have 30 days to comply after receiving notice from the SC Human Affairs Commission.02.19.2019 The House Labor, Commerce and Industry Real Estate subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment made only technical changes.Summary of the bill as introduced: Requires employers to provide employees with reasonable unpaid break time to express breast milk. 
Sponsor: Rosalyn Henderson-Myers House Com: LCI Senate Com: LCI
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry Status Date: 3/7/2019
Keywords: Employment/Personnel House Week of 02.18.2019 Week of 02.25.2019
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H 3243 Creates a flat fee of $25 for filing certain documents with the register of deeds or clerks of court05.02.2019 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendments only make technical changes.02.26.2019 The House Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report.02.20.2019 The House Judiciary Special Laws subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment only makes technical changes.Summary of the bill as introduced: Creates a flat fee of $25 for filing certain documents with the register of deeds or clerks of court.
Sponsor: Beth Bernstein House Com: Judy Senate Com: Judy
Status: Act No. 58 Status Date: 6/5/2019
Keywords: Courts House Week of 02.18.2019 Week of 02.25.2019 Week of 04.29.2019
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H 3467 Sets the minimum wage in South Carolina02.20.2019 The House Labor, Commerce and Industry Business and Commerce subcommittee adjourned debate on this bill.Summary of the bill as introduced: Sets the minimum wage in the state as $13.00 or the minimum wage set by the Fair Labor Standards Act, whichever is greater.
Sponsor: Leola Robinson-Simpson House Com: LCI Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry Status Date: 1/8/2019
Keywords: Employment/Personnel Week of 01.07.2019 Week of 02.18.2019
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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 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 3799 Requires the entity undertaking a transportation improvement project to pay for utility relocation02.19.2019 The House Education and Public Works Transportation subcommittee adjourned debate on this bill. 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: Dwight Loftis House Com: EdPW Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Yow Status Date: 2/19/2019
Keywords: General Governance Transportation Week of 01.28.2019 Week of 02.18.2019
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H 3952 Allows a local government to regulate an entity that rents or leases golf carts and mopeds within its jurisdiction03.05.2019 The House Education and Public Works Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended in the subcommittee.02.27.2019 The House Education and Public Works Committee adjourned debate on this bill.02.19.2019 The House Education and Public Works Transportation subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment specifies that the rental period is for a period of less than nine months.Summary of the bill as introduced: Allows a local government to regulate an entity that rents or leases golf carts and mopeds within its jurisdiction.
Sponsor: Alan Clemmons House Com: EdPW Senate Com: Tran
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Transportation Status Date: 3/20/2019
Keywords: General Governance Week of 02.11.2019 Week of 02.18.2019 Week of 02.25.2019 Week of 03.04.2019
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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 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
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S 0332 Enacts the Clean Energy Access Act 04.11.2019 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee carried this bill over.03.28.2019 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee carried this bill over.03.20.2019 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee carried this bill over.03.14.2019 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee carried this bill over.03.06.2019 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee did not take action on this bill, although it was on the agenda.02.20.2019 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee carried this bill over.Summary of the bill as introduced: Establishes certain rights for customers of an electrical utility.
Sponsor: Thomas Davis House Com: Senate Com: Judy
Status: Senate - Referred to Subcommittee: Gambrell (ch), Hutto, Massey, Sabb, Climer Status Date: 2/7/2019
Keywords: Electric Utilities Week of 01.07.2019 Week of 02.18.2019 Week of 03.04.2019 Week of 03.11.2019 Week of 03.18.2019 Week of 03.25.2019 Week of 04.08.2019
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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 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 0539 Authorizes the Office of Regulatory Staff to audit the electric cooperatives Summary of the bill as introduced: Authorizes the Office of Regulatory Staff to audit the electric cooperatives in the same manner that it conducts audits of regulated public utilities.
Sponsor: Darrell Jackson House Com: Senate Com: Judy
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 2/20/2019
Keywords: Electric Week of 02.18.2019
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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