Bills Assigned to Keyword - Week of 04.22.2019 (15)

Date of Last Recorded Action: 7/10/2019


H 3050 Instructs the SC DMV to collect motor vehicles taxes owed to local governments04.23.2019 The House Education and Public Works Motor Vehicles subcommittee did not take action on this bill although it was on the agenda.Summary of the bill as introduced: Instructs the SC Department of Motor Vehicles to develop a procedure to collect car taxes owed to local governments at the same time a person registers a vehicle.
Sponsor: John Mccravy House Com: EdPW Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Education and Public Works Status Date: 1/8/2019
Keywords: Finance/Revenue/Taxes House Week of 04.22.2019
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H 3066 Requires that the destruction of arrest records of persons arrested as a result of mistaken identity must occur no later than 180 days after a completed investigation05.07.2019 The House Judiciary Committee adjourned debate on this bill.04.30.2019 The House Judiciary Committee adjourned debate on this bill.04.25.2019 The House Judiciary Criminal Laws subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Requires that the destruction of arrest records of persons arrested as a result of mistaken identity must occur no later than 180 days after a completed investigation.
Sponsor: John King House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Henegan Status Date: 1/15/2019
Keywords: Courts House Public Safety Week of 04.22.2019 Week of 04.29.2019 Week of 05.06.2019
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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 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 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 3984 Allows an employer to choose to pay all or a portion of required employee contributions to SCRS or PORS during a fiscal year04.30.2019 The House Ways and Means Committee gave this bill a favorable report.04.24.2019 The House Ways and Means General Government subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Allows an employer to choose to pay all or a portion of required employee contributions to the South Carolina Retirement System or Police Officers Retirement System during a fiscal year.
Sponsor: Bruce Bannister House Com: WM Senate Com: Fin
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Finance Status Date: 5/9/2019
Keywords: Retirement Week of 02.11.2019 Week of 04.22.2019 Week of 04.29.2019
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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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H 4327 Revises the definition of farm structure 04.30.2019 The House Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee gave this bill a favorable report. 04.25.2019 The House Labor, Commerce and Industry Business and Commerce subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment specifies that agritourism structures will be classified as A-3 occupancies.Summary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits a county or municipality from enforcing the portion of a nationally recognized building code which regulates the construction or improvement of a farm structure.
Sponsor: Robert Williams House Com: LCI Senate Com: LCI
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry Status Date: 5/8/2019
Keywords: Building Codes Week of 03.25.2019 Week of 04.22.2019 Week of 04.29.2019
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H 4380 Enacts the Samantha L. Josephson Ridesharing Safety Act04.24.2019 The Senate Transportation 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 strikes the bill's name due to Senate Rule 40 and requires Transportation Network Company drivers to display the vehicle tag number on the front of the vehicle with letters at least two inches high. Summary of the bill as introduced: Requires Transportation Network Company vehicles to possess and display certain illuminated signage at all times when the driver is active.
Sponsor: Seth Rose House Com: Senate Com: Tran
Status: Act No. 82 Status Date: 6/5/2019
Keywords: Week of 04.01.2019 Week of 04.22.2019
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S 0105 Requires magistrates and municipal judges to receive instruction on animal cruelty04.30.2019 The House Judiciary Committee adjourned debate on this bill.04.25.2019 The House Judiciary Criminal Laws subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment adds a misdemeanor for someone who cruelly tethers an animal.01.24.2019 The Senate Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee gave this bill a favorable report.01.15.2019 The Senate Agriculture and Natural Resources Animal Welfare subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment clarifies that the governing body responsible for the shelter itself would need to adopt the standard proposed in the bill. Summary of the bill as introduced: Requires magistrates and municipal judges to receive at least two hours of instruction on animal cruelty every four years.
Sponsor: Paul Campbell House Com: Judy Senate Com: ANR
Status: Act No. 43 Status Date: 6/5/2019
Keywords: Courts Senate Week of 01.14.2019 Week of 01.21.2019 Week of 04.22.2019 Week of 04.29.2019
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S 0259 SC Resilience Revolving Fund Act04.24.2019 The House Ways and Means General Government subcommittee did not take action on this bill although it was on the agenda.02.28.2019 The Senate Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment moves the fund from the SC Department of Natural Resources to the SC Department of Administration; it requires the State Fiscal Accountability Authority to fund loan disbursements; it provides no funds for eminent domain; and it allows local governments to choose to change a portion of the loan to a grant.  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.01.16.2019 The Senate Agriculture and Natural Resources Environmental subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Establishes a fund to provide low interest loans to perform flooded-home buyouts and floodplain restoration.
Sponsor: Stephen Goldfinch House Com: LCI Senate Com: ANR
Status: House - Committed to Committee on Ways and Means Status Date: 3/27/2019
Keywords: General Governance Senate Week of 01.21.2019 Week of 02.11.2019 Week of 02.18.2019 Week of 04.22.2019
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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 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 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 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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