Bills Assigned to Keyword - Week of 03.25.2019 (23)

Date of Last Recorded Action: 7/10/2019


H 3080 Allows the SC Department of Revenue to issue permits to sell beer and wine at multiple locations on multiple days on one application04.02.2019 The House Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report.03.28.2019 The House Judiciary General Laws subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Allows the SC Department of Revenue to issue permits to sell beer and wine at multiple locations on multiple days on one application.
Sponsor: Leonidas Stavrinakis House Com: Judy Senate Com: Judy
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 4/10/2019
Keywords: General Governance House Week of 03.25.2019 Week of 04.01.2019
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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 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 3620 Removes the state retirement systems' $10,000 earnings limitation on return-to-work retirees who retired before January 2, 201905.02.2019 The Senate Finance Retirement Systems subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment extends the break in service requirement from one year to two years before returning to work without an earnings cap.04.10.2019 The Senate Finance Retirement Systems subcommittee carried this bill over.03.26.2019 The House Ways and Means Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended by the subcommittee.03.26.2019 The House Ways and Means General Government subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment strikes the current language in the bill and adds a required 12-month break in service before returning to work with the earnings cap. The amendment also gives PEBA the authority to review return-to-work retirees for fraud.Summary of the bill as introduced: Removes the state retirement systems' $10,000 earnings limitation on employees returning to covered employment who retired before January 2, 2019.
Sponsor: Thomas Pope House Com: WM Senate Com: Fin
Status: Scrivener's error corrected Status Date: 4/3/2019
Keywords: Retirement Week of 01.14.2019 Week of 03.25.2019 Week of 04.08.2019 Week of 04.29.2019
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H 3656 Requires the SC Department of Transportation to implement a complete streets policy04.02.2019 The House Education and Public Works Committee adjourned debate on this bill.03.26.2019 The House Education and Public Works Transportation subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment encourages DOT to develop and take into consideration complete streets elements when planning road projects.Summary of the bill as introduced: Requires the SC Department of Transportation to implement a complete streets policy to provide safe and efficient accommodations for pedestrians, cyclists and transit riders.
Sponsor: Marvin Pendarvis House Com: EdPW Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Bernstein Status Date: 3/27/2019
Keywords: Transportation Week of 01.14.2019 Week of 03.25.2019 Week of 04.01.2019
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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 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 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 3945 Allows a municipality to adopt an ordinance that permits the operation of golf carts that are equipped with working headlights and rear lights during non-daylight hours03.26.2019 The House Education and Public Works Transportation Committee adjourned debate on this bill.Summary of the bill as introduced: Allows a municipality to adopt an ordinance that permits the operation of golf carts that are equipped with working headlights and rear lights during non-daylight hours.
Sponsor: Bruce Bryant House Com: EdPW Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Education and Public Works Status Date: 2/12/2019
Keywords: General Governance Week of 02.11.2019 Week of 03.25.2019
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H 4053 Allows the operation of permitted utility task vehicles on certain public streets and roadways03.26.2019 The House Education and Public Works Transportation subcommittee adjourned debate on this bill.Summary of the bill as introduced: Allows the operation of permitted utility task vehicles on certain public streets and roadways.
Sponsor: Jeffrey Bradley House Com: EdPW Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Education and Public Works Status Date: 2/21/2019
Keywords: Utilities Week of 02.18.2019 Week of 03.25.2019
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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 4260 Enacts the SC Ratepayer Protection Act of 201903.26.2019 The House Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended by the subcommittee. Summary of the bill as introduced: Protects employees of a public utility who report wrongdoing by the utility.
Sponsor: Micajah Caskey House Com: LCI Senate Com: Judy
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 4/2/2019
Keywords: Utilities 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 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 0214 Defines a marketplace facilitator 03.26.2019 The House Ways and Means Committee gave this bill a favorable report.03.26.2019 The House Ways and Means Revenue Policy subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report. 01.15.2019 The Senate Finance Committee gave this bill a favorable report.01.15.2019 The Senate Finance Sales and Income Tax subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Defines a marketplace facilitator as any person engaged in the business of facilitating a retail sale of tangible personal property.
Sponsor: Marlon Kimpson House Com: WM Senate Com: Fin
Status: Act No. 21 Status Date: 5/6/2019
Keywords: Sales Taxes Senate Week of 01.14.2019 Week of 03.25.2019
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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 0592 Reduces the number of required arbitrators from three to one03.27.2019 A Senate Banking and Insurance subcommittee carried this bill over.Summary of the bill as introduced: Reduces the number of required arbitrators from three to one and requires arbitrators to receive the same fee as court-appointed mediators and arbitrators.
Sponsor: Ross Turner House Com: Senate Com: BI
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Banking and Insurance Status Date: 3/5/2019
Keywords: General Governance Week of 03.04.2019 Week of 03.25.2019
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S 0636 Clarifies that medical treatment and supplies are furnished for an additional period of time 03.28.2019 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee carried this bill over.Summary of the bill as introduced: Clarifies that medical treatment and supplies are furnished for any additional time that the judgment of the Workers' Compensation Commission established by evidence in the medical records or by the opinion of a medical provider.
Sponsor: Bradley Hutto House Com: Senate Com: Judy
Status: Senate - Referred to Subcommittee: Young (ch), Sabb, M.B.Matthews, Goldfinch, Talley Status Date: 3/15/2019
Keywords: Week of 03.11.2019 Week of 03.25.2019 Workers' Comp
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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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