Bills Assigned to Keyword - Week of 03.11.2019 (15)

Date of Last Recorded Action: 7/10/2019


H 3274 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 gave this bill a favorable report as amended by the subcommittee.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. 01.29.2019 The House Ways and Means Committee gave this bill a favorable report.01.29.2019 The House Ways and Means Property Tax subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.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: Gary Simrill House Com: WM Senate Com: MA
Status: Senate - Committee report: Favorable with amendment Medical Affairs Status Date: 3/21/2019
Keywords: General Governance House Week of 01.28.2019 Week of 03.11.2019 Week of 03.18.2019
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H 3420 Amends the Youth Access to Tobacco Prevention Act of 200603.12.2019 The Senate Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report.03.06.2019 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendments strengthens online ID requirements, strikes the term e-cigarette and replaces it with electronic smoking device to make the definition more inclusive.01.29.2019 The House Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendments redefine "alternative nicotine products" to include all vaping products even if they do not include nicotine. The amendment prevents anyone younger than 18 years old from entering a facility that has the primary purpose of selling tobacco products. It also requires age verification at time of ordering products online. Summary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits minors from entering retail establishments that primarily sell tobacco products, alternative nicotine products or both. The bill also changes the definition of alternative nicotine product.
Sponsor: Beth Bernstein House Com: Judy Senate Com: Judy
Status: Act No. 25 Status Date: 5/6/2019
Keywords: House Week of 01.28.2019 Week of 03.04.2019 Week of 03.11.2019
Passed
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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S 0081 Amends several sections of the law related to the Dams and Reservoirs Safety Act03.14.2019 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 procedure for an owner of a dam to determine if the dam falls under the authority of the Dams and Reservoirs Safety Act.
Sponsor: George Campsen House Com: Senate Com: ANR
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Agriculture and Natural Resources Status Date: 1/8/2019
Keywords: Week of 01.14.2019 Week of 03.11.2019
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S 0107 Amends several sections of the law related to the Dams and Reservoirs Safety Act03.14.2019 The Senate Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee gave this bill a favorable report.01.16.2019 The Senate Agriculture and Natural Resources Environmental subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Makes several changes to the law regarding dams and reservoirs.
Sponsor: Paul Campbell House Com: Senate Com: ANR
Status: Senate - Committed to Committee on Finance Status Date: 3/26/2019
Keywords: General Governance Senate Week of 01.14.2019 Week of 03.11.2019
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S 0133 Expands the SC Hurricane Damage Mitigation Program to include flood damage03.13.2019 The Senate Banking and Insurance Committee gave this bill a favorable report.03.06.2019 A Senate Banking and Insurance subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Expands the SC Hurricane Damage Mitigation Program to include flood damage mitigation.
Sponsor: Thomas Davis House Com: Senate Com: BI
Status: Senate - Committed to Committee on Finance Status Date: 3/21/2019
Keywords: General Governance Senate Week of 03.04.2019 Week of 03.11.2019
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S 0142 Establishes early voting procedures04.03.2019 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.03.13.2019 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee carried this bill over.Summary of the bill as introduced: Establishes early voting procedures that allow voters to cast ballots during an early voting period without requiring an excuse. 
Sponsor: John Scott House Com: Senate Com: Judy
Status: Senate - Referred to Subcommittee: Campsen (ch), Massey, McElveen, M.B.Matthews, Gambrell Status Date: 2/27/2019
Keywords: Elections Senate Week of 03.11.2019 Week of 04.01.2019
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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
Passed
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 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 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 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
Passed
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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S 0506 Allows a county legislative authority to declare a state of emergency related to a city housing authority04.11.2019 The Senate Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. If an emergency is declared, the amendment would allow a legislative delegation to suspend a housing authority’s executive director and commissioners. The mayor would appoint an interim executive director, and the council would retain its authority to appoint new commissioners. The amendment also expands the housing authority’s legislative delegation to include legislators from counties outside of the home county if there are units within other counties.   04.03.2019 The Senate Labor, Commerce and Industry Regulatory and Local Government subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment allows the legislative delegation to declare the emergency but allows the council to appoint new commissioners.03.13.2019 The Senate Labor, Commerce and Industry Regulatory and Local Government subcommittee carried this bill over.Summary of the bill as introduced: Allows a county legislative authority to declare a state of emergency related to city housing authorities, which results in the suspension of housing authority commissioners. The bill also allows the mayor of the municipality in which the housing authority is located to review the suspension of the commissioners.
Sponsor: Darrell Jackson House Com: Judy Senate Com: LCI
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 5/8/2019
Keywords: General Governance Week of 02.11.2019 Week of 03.11.2019 Week of 04.01.2019
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S 0655 Amends the job tax credit law to include professional sports teams03.20.2019 The Senate Finance Committee gave this bill a favorable report. 03.19.2019 The Senate Finance Sales and Income Tax subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Amends the job tax credit law to include professional sports teams.
Sponsor: Harvey Peeler House Com: Senate Com: Fin
Status: Senate - Committee report: Favorable Finance Status Date: 3/21/2019
Keywords: Finance/Revenue/Taxes Week of 03.11.2019 Week of 03.11.2019 Week of 03.18.2019
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