Bills Assigned to Keyword - Week of 02.25.2019 (17)

Date of Last Recorded Action: 6/26/2019


H 3052 Prohibits courts from requiring citizens to serve on a jury on the date of a primary or general election02.28.2019 The House Judiciary Election Laws subcommittee adjourned debate on this bill.Summary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits courts from requiring citizens to serve on a jury on the date of a primary or general election.
Sponsor: Robert Brown House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/8/2019
Keywords: Courts House Week of 02.25.2019
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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 3145 Gives authority to the Office of Regulatory Staff to conduct audits of electric cooperatives 04.23.2019 The Senate Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment allows a ratepayer to file a complaint with the Office of Regulatory Staff before a matter gets to court. The amendment also requires early voting, requires greater notice before elections are held, requires accommodations for elderly voters and places restrictions on the Office of Regulatory Staff's authority to inspect subsidiary entities. 04.11.2019 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.02.28.2019 The House Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended by the subcommittee. 02.27.2019 The House Labor, Commerce and Industry Public Utilities subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended.  The amendment allows the Office of Regulatory Staff to audit the electric cooperatives; it allows the Public Service Commission to mediate disputes between the electric cooperatives and the Office of Regulatory Staff; it requires electric cooperative boards to disclose financial and operational information to members; and it prohibits conflicts of interest and nepotism by electric cooperative board members.Summary of the bill as introduced: Gives authority to the Office of Regulatory Staff to conduct audits of electric cooperatives.
Sponsor: Russell Ott House Com: LCI Senate Com: Judy
Status: Act No. 56 Status Date: 6/5/2019
Keywords: Electric House Utilities Week of 02.25.2019 Week of 04.08.2019 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 3307 Requires SLED to create a tracking system and searchable website that includes information about property seized by law enforcement and forfeited under state law05.02.2019 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment includes prosecutors in the reporting requirements.03.19.2019 The House Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report.02.28.2019 The House Judiciary Constitutional Laws subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Requires SLED to create a tracking system and searchable website that includes information about property seized by law enforcement and forfeited under state law.
Sponsor: Alan Clemmons House Com: Judy Senate Com: Judy
Status: Scrivener's error corrected Status Date: 5/8/2019
Keywords: House Public Safety Week of 02.25.2019 Week of 03.18.2019 Week of 04.29.2019
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H 3456 Enacts the SC Constitutional Carry Act of 201902.28.2019 The House Judiciary Constitutional Laws subcommittee carried this bill over.Summary of the bill as introduced: Deletes references to a concealed weapons permit and allows a handgun to be carried by a person in a vehicle.
Sponsor: Jonathon Hill House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Jones Status Date: 5/2/2019
Keywords: Public Safety Week of 01.07.2019 Week of 02.25.2019
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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 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 3806 Authorizes municipalities to adopt an ordinance requiring cemetery owners and operators to maintain, preserve and protect their cemeteries02.27.2019 THe House Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs Social Services, Mental Health and Children's Affairs subcommittee adjourned debate on this bill.Summary of the bill as introduced: Authorizes municipalities to adopt an ordinance requiring cemetery owners and operators to maintain, preserve and protect their cemeteries.
Sponsor: Wendell Gilliard House Com: MMPMA Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Govan Status Date: 2/12/2019
Keywords: General Governance Week of 01.28.2019 Week of 02.25.2019
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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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H 3968 Enacts the Asset Forfeiture and Private Property Protection Act04.02.2019 The House Judiciary Committee recommitted this bill back to the subcommittee.03.19.2019 The House Judiciary Committee adjourned debate on this bill.03.07.2019 The House Judiciary Constitutional Laws subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendments only make technical changes to clarify  that a guilty plea constitutes a conviction and permits forfeiture.02.28.2019 The House Judiciary Constitutional Laws subcommittee carried this bill over.Summary of the bill as introduced: Establishes that certain property is subject to forfeiture after a criminal investigation.
Sponsor: Alan Clemmons House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name removed as sponsor: Martin Status Date: 3/11/2019
Keywords: Police Public Safety Week of 02.11.2019 Week of 02.25.2019 Week of 03.04.2019 Week of 03.18.2019 Week of 04.01.2019
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S 0171 Enacts the Municipal Tax Relief Act02.26.2019 The Senate Finance Sales and Income Tax subcommittee carried this bill over.Summary of the bill as introduced: Allows a municipality to impose a sales tax through a referendum, which cannot exceed one percent, for municipal tax relief and for certain authorized projects.
Sponsor: Greg Hembree House Com: Senate Com: Fin
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Finance Status Date: 1/8/2019
Keywords: Finance/Revenue/Taxes Senate Week of 02.25.2019
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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 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 0440 Amends the SC Textiles Communities Revitalization Act04.30.2019 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.03.12.2019 The Senate Finance Committee gave this bill a favorable report.02.26.2019 The Senate Finance Sales and Income Tax subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment only makes technical changes. Summary of the bill as introduced: Amends the SC Textiles Communities Revitalization Act to clarify that a certain cap on rehabilitated expenses applies only to certain rehabilitated buildings on contiguous parcels.
Sponsor: Scott Talley House Com: WM Senate Com: Fin
Status: Act No. 50 Status Date: 6/5/2019
Keywords: Finance/Revenue/Taxes Week of 01.28.2019 Week of 02.25.2019 Week of 03.11.2019 Week of 04.29.2019
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S 0492 Prohibits municipalities from enacting laws related to the ingredients, flavors or licensing of cigarettes, electronic cigarettes, tobacco products or nicotine products03.21.2019 The Senate Medical Affairs Committee carried this bill over.03.14.2019 A Senate Medical Affairs subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment adds language clarifying that the bill is not intended to interfere with local ordinances that prohibit smoking or vaping in public spaces.02.28.2019 A Senate Medical Affairs subcommittee carried this over.Summary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits municipalities from enacting laws related to the ingredients, flavors or licensing of cigarettes, electronic cigarettes, tobacco products or nicotine products.
Sponsor: Lawrence Grooms House Com: Senate Com: MA
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Medical Affairs Status Date: 2/7/2019
Keywords: General Governance Week of 02.04.2019 Week of 02.25.2019 Week of 03.11.2019 Week of 03.18.2019
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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