Bills Assigned to Keyword - Week of 04.01.2019 (11)

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 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 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 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 4335 Enacts the Regulatory Freedom Act04.09.2019 The House Regulations and Administrative Procedures Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment excludes regulations from federal statutes, the SC Department of Revenue, emergency regulations and the State Board of Financial Institutions. The amendment also requires emergency regulations to expire 90 days after filing, and allows them to be extended if the General Assembly is not in session.04.04.2019 The House Regulations and Administrative Procedures Business, Commerce and Administration subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment exempts regulations that are not under legislative oversight from the five year expiration provision.Summary of the bill as introduced: Establishes that a regulation promulgated under the Administrative Procedures Act expires five years after July 1, 2020, or the effective date of the act.
Sponsor: Jeffrey Bradley House Com: Senate Com:
Status: House - Debate adjourned until Fri., 5-10-19 Status Date: 5/2/2019
Keywords: General Governance Week of 03.25.2019 Week of 04.01.2019 Week of 04.08.2019
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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 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 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 0611 Allows sales and use taxes or tolls to finance transportation services within a county04.03.2019 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee carried this bill over.Summary of the bill as introduced: Allows sales and use taxes or tolls to finance transportation services within a county.
Sponsor: John Scott House Com: Senate Com: Judy
Status: Senate - Referred to Subcommittee: Campsen (ch), Massey, McElveen, M.B.Matthews, Gambrell Status Date: 3/29/2019
Keywords: Finance/Revenue/Taxes Transportation Week of 03.04.2019 Week of 04.01.2019
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