Bills Assigned to Keyword - Week of 03.18.2019 (25)

Date of Last Recorded Action: 6/10/2019


H 3090 Allows a conservation easement holder to contest a condemnation action04.30.2019 The House Judiciary Committee recommitted this bill to the subcommittee.04.03.2019 The House Judiciary Special Laws subcommittee failed to report this bill out favorably.03.27.2019 The House Judiciary Special Laws subcommittee adjourned debate on this bill. 03.21.2019 The House Judiciary Special Laws subcommittee adjourned debate on this bill.Summary of the bill as introduced: Allows a conservation easement holder to contest a condemnation action under specific circumstances.  
Sponsor: Dennis Moss House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/8/2019
Keywords: General Governance House Week of 03.18.2019 Week of 03.25.2019 Week of 04.01.2019 Week of 04.29.2019
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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 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 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 3311 Requires the driver and passengers to disclose to law enforcement officers the existence of firearms located in the vehicle during a traffic stop03.19.2019 The House Education and Public Works Motor Vehicles subcommittee adjourned debate on this bill. Summary of the bill as introduced: Requires the driver and passengers to disclose to law enforcement officers the existence of firearms located in the vehicle during a traffic stop.
Sponsor: Jerry Govan House Com: EdPW Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Education and Public Works Status Date: 1/8/2019
Keywords: House Police Public Safety Week of 03.18.2019
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H 3457 Allows a municipality without an operating millage to impose a millage03.26.2019 The House Ways and Means Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended by the subcommittee.03.19.2019 The House Ways and Means Property Tax subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment amends the House version of the bill to S227, the Senate version of the bill to restrict the initial amount of millage that a city or town could impose.Summary of the bill as introduced: Allows a municipality without an operating millage on January 1, 2019, or that incorporates after January 1, 2019, to impose an operating millage.
Sponsor: Roger Kirby House Com: WM Senate Com:
Status: House - Roll call Yeas-92 Nays-7 Status Date: 4/10/2019
Keywords: General Governance Week of 01.07.2019 Week of 03.18.2019 Week of 03.25.2019
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H 3596 Limits rollback taxes to one year when land that is classified as agricultural real property is applied to another use03.26.2019 The House Ways and Means Committee gave this bill a favorable report.03.19.2019 The House Ways and Means Property Tax subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Limits rollback taxes to one year when land that is classified as agricultural real property is applied to another use.
Sponsor: Steven Long House Com: WM Senate Com: Fin
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Finance Status Date: 4/10/2019
Keywords: Property Taxes Week of 01.14.2019 Week of 03.18.2019 Week of 03.25.2019
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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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H 3661 Clarifies the meaning of "contiguous" relating to annexation in a special purpose district03.26.2019 The House Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended by the subcommittee.03.20.2019 The House Judiciary Special Laws subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended to maintain existing billboard regulations in an annexed area.Summary of the bill as introduced: Clarifies the meaning of "contiguous" relating to a municipality that is located entirely within the borders of a special purpose district annexing unincorporated property that is also located within the same special purpose district as the annexing municipality.
Sponsor: Peter McCoy House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Read third time and sent to Senate Status Date: 5/9/2019
Keywords: Annexation Week of 01.14.2019 Week of 03.18.2019 Week of 03.25.2019
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H 3780 Creates the Growing Rural Economies with Access to Technology Program03.26.2019 The House Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment removes sections unrelated to broadband and houses the program in the Rural Infrastructure Authority.03.20.2019 The House Labor, Commerce and Industry Public Utilities subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. As soon as the amendment is available, it will be posted.03.06.2019 The House Labor, Commerce and Industry Public Utilities subcommittee adjourned debate on this bill.Summary of the bill as introduced: Facilitates the deployment of broadband to unserved areas of the state and allows a municipality or municipal-owned utility to sell or lease any public enterprise that it owns.
Sponsor: Brian White House Com: LCI Senate Com: Judy
Status: Scrivener's error corrected Status Date: 4/4/2019
Keywords: General Governance Telecommunications Week of 01.28.2019 Week of 03.04.2019 Week of 03.18.2019 Week of 03.25.2019
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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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H 4243 Amends the job tax credit law to include professional sports teams03.20.2019 The House Ways and Means Committee gave this bill a favorable report.03.19.2019 The House Ways and Means Economic Development and Natural Resources 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: Gary Simrill House Com: WM Senate Com: Fin
Status: Act No. 83 Status Date: 6/10/2019
Keywords: Finance/Revenue/Taxes Week of 03.11.2019 Week of 03.18.2019
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H 4257 Prohibits the Municipal Association of SC from collecting an insurance premium tax or a broker's premium tax03.26.2019 The House Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee adjourned debate on this bill. 03.21.2019 The House Labor, Commerce and Industry Insurance subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits the Municipal Association of SC from collecting an insurance premium tax or a broker's premium tax.
Sponsor: Kirkman Finlay House Com: LCI Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry Status Date: 3/19/2019
Keywords: Business License Business Licensing Week of 03.18.2019 Week of 03.18.2019 Week of 03.25.2019
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H 4262 Enacts the SC Small Wireless Facilities Deployment Act04.23.2019 The Senate Judiciary Committee carried this bill over.04.18.2019 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.04.17.2019 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee carried this bill over.03.26.2019 The House Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended by the subcommittee. 03.21.2019 The House Labor, Commerce and Industry Public Utilities subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. As soon as the amendment is available, it will be posted.Summary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits state or local governments with control over rights of way from stopping, regulating or charging for the collocation of certain small wireless facilities.
Sponsor: Gary Simrill House Com: LCI Senate Com: Judy
Status: Senate - Referred to Subcommittee: Gambrell (ch), Hutto, Massey, Sabb, Climer Status Date: 4/10/2019
Keywords: Telecommunications Week of 03.18.2019 Week of 03.18.2019 Week of 03.25.2019 Week of 04.15.2019 Week of 04.22.2019
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S 0154 Requires clerks of court to make certain reports to SLED within a certain time period03.21.2019 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee carried this bill over.Summary of the bill as introduced: Requires that every clerk of court report to SLED within 10 days the disposition of each case in general sessions court. The bill also requires municipal judges to report the issuance of a restraining order, order of protection, order for the prevention of possession of a firearm, convictions or orders related to domestic violence, and convictions or orders related to stalking or harassment within 48 hours of the issuance. It also requires police departments to report the filing of incident reports and various protection or restraining orders to SLED within 24 hours.
Sponsor: Chauncey Gregory House Com: Senate Com: Judy
Status: Senate - Referred to Subcommittee: Malloy (ch), Massey, Cash Status Date: 3/15/2019
Keywords: Courts Senate Week of 03.18.2019
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S 0180 Prohibits the operation of an unmanned aerial vehicle near a state or federal military installation03.26.2019 The Senate Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended by the subcommittee.03.20.2019 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment expands the definition of military installation. Summary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits the operation of an unmanned aerial vehicle within a certain distance of a state or federal military installation.
Sponsor: Thomas McElveen House Com: Judy Senate Com: Judy
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 4/10/2019
Keywords: General Governance Senate Week of 03.18.2019 Week of 03.25.2019
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S 0303 Requires a therapeutic transport unit for state and local law enforcement officers responsible for transporting mental health patients04.30.2019 The House Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs Committee adjourned debate on this bill.04.24.2019 The House Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs Social Services, Mental Health and Children's Affairs subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report. 03.21.2019 The Senate Medical Affairs Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended by the subcommittee.03.20.2019 A Senate Medical Affairs subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment creates an agreement that a study committee will be formed to study this issue.02.13.2019 A Senate Medical Affairs subcommittee carried this bill over.Summary of the bill as introduced: Requires a therapeutic transport unit and mental health training for state and local law enforcement officers responsible for transporting mental health patients. 
Sponsor: Marlon Kimpson House Com: MMPMA Senate Com: MA
Status: Scrivener's error corrected Status Date: 4/10/2019
Keywords: Public Safety Week of 01.07.2019 Week of 02.11.2019 Week of 03.18.2019 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 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 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 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 0640 Requires clerks of court to make certain reports to SLED within a certain time period03.26.2019 The Senate Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment changes the language on indictments from "issuance of" to "receipt of."03.21.2019 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Requires that every clerk of court report to SLED within 10 days the disposition of each case in general sessions court. The bill also requires municipal judges to report the issuance of a restraining order, order of protection, order for the prevention of possession of a firearm, convictions or orders related to domestic violence, and convictions or orders related to stalking or harassment within 48 hours of the issuance. It also requires police departments to report the filing of incident reports and various protection or restraining orders to SLED within 24 hours.
Sponsor: Gerald Malloy House Com: Senate Com: Judy
Status: Scrivener's error corrected Status Date: 3/28/2019
Keywords: Courts Week of 03.11.2019 Week of 03.18.2019 Week of 03.25.2019
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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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S 0666 Allows a municipality to adopt an ordinance that allows for the operation of golf carts that have working headlights during non-daylight hours03.20.2019 The Senate Transportation Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment restricts nighttime golf cart use to golf carts with lights in cities and towns with fewer than 20,000 residents, for use only on city or county-owned roads with a speed limit of 25 mph or less and for no more than one hour after sunset.03.20.2019 A Senate Transportation subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Allows a municipality to adopt an ordinance that allows for the operation of golf carts that have working headlights and rear lights during non-daylight hours.
Sponsor: David Climer House Com: EdPW Senate Com: Tran
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Education and Public Works Status Date: 4/9/2019
Keywords: General Governance Transportation 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