Bills Assigned to Keyword - Week of 01.20.2020 (11)

Date of Last Recorded Action: 6/29/2020


H 3200 Enacts the SC Lactation Support Act01.23.2020 The Senate Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee gave this bill a favorable report.01.16.2020 The Senate Labor, Commerce and Industry Labor and Employment 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. The amendment adds that employers have 30 days to comply after receiving notice from the SC Human Affairs Commission.02.19.2019 The House Labor, Commerce and Industry Real Estate subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment made only technical changes.Summary of the bill as introduced: Requires employers to provide employees with reasonable unpaid break time to express breast milk. 
Sponsor: Rosalyn Henderson-Myers House Com: LCI Senate Com: LCI
Status: Act No. 141 Status Date: 6/26/2020
Keywords: Employment/Personnel House Week of 01.13.2020 Week of 01.20.2020 Week of 02.18.2019 Week of 02.25.2019
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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 use01.21.2020 The Senate Finance Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended by the subcommittee.01.21.2020 The Senate Finance Property Tax subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment updates the effective date.03.26.2019 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 - Amendment Reconsidered Status Date: 3/11/2020
Keywords: Property Taxes Week of 01.14.2019 Week of 01.20.2020 Week of 03.18.2019 Week of 03.25.2019
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H 3998 Workforce and Senior Affordable Housing Act 01.21.2020 The Senate Finance Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended by the subcommittee.01.16.2020 The Senate Finance Sales and Income Tax subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment deletes the exemption of local fees and taxes including property tax. Summary of the bill as introduced: Allows a taxpayer eligible for a federal low-income housing tax credit to claim a low-income state tax credit.
Sponsor: Bruce Bannister House Com: WM Senate Com: Fin
Status: Act No. 137 Status Date: 5/19/2020
Keywords: Finance/Revenue/Taxes Property Taxes Week of 01.13.2020 Week of 01.20.2020 Week of 02.18.2019
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H 4327 Revises the definition of farm structure 01.23.2020 The Senate Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee gave this bill a favorable report.01.15.2020 The Senate Labor, Commerce and Industry Regulatory and Local Government subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.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 - Committee report: Favorable with amendment Labor, Commerce and Industry Status Date: 1/23/2020
Keywords: Building Codes Week of 01.13.2020 Week of 01.20.2020 Week of 03.25.2019 Week of 04.22.2019 Week of 04.29.2019
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H 4431 Makes changes to the current business license tax law03.12.2020 The Senate Finance Sales and Income Tax subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment makes technical changes. 02.18.2020 The House Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended.The amendment makes minor changes to the bill as amended by the subcommittee.01.22.2020 The House Labor, Commerce and Industry Business License Ad Hoc subcommittee heard testimony on the bill but did not take action.05.01.2019 The House Labor, Commerce and Industry Business and Commerce subcommittee adjourned debate on this bill.Summary of the bill as introduced: Changes the methods by which a business license tax is calculated, purchased and enforced.
Sponsor: Wallace Jordan House Com: LCI Senate Com: Fin
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Finance Status Date: 2/27/2020
Keywords: Business License Business Licensing Week of 01.20.2020 Week of 02.10.2020 Week of 02.17.2020 Week of 03.09.2020 Week of 04.08.2019 Week of 04.29.2019
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S 0461 Increases the individual income tax deduction for certain firefighters, law enforcement officials and members of the state guard01.21.2020 The Senate Finance Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended by the subcommittee.01.16.2020 The Senate Finance Sales and Income Tax subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment updates the effective date.Summary of the bill as introduced: Increases the individual income tax deduction for certain firefighters, law enforcement officials and members of the state guard from $3,000 to $6,000.
Sponsor: Vincent Sheheen House Com: Senate Com: Fin
Status: Scrivener's error corrected Status Date: 3/5/2020
Keywords: Finance/Revenue/Taxes Week of 01.13.2020 Week of 01.20.2020 Week of 01.28.2019
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S 0497 Limits the amount of a stormwater fee to 15 percent of the amount of property taxes levied by the local government body01.21.2020 The Senate Finance Property Tax subcommittee carried this bill over.Summary of the bill as introduced: Limits the amount of a stormwater fee to 15 percent of the amount of property taxes levied by the local government body imposing the fee.
Sponsor: Rex Rice House Com: Senate Com: Fin
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Finance Status Date: 2/12/2019
Keywords: Utilities Week of 01.20.2020 Week of 02.11.2019
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S 0723 Enacts the South Carolina Hands-Free Act 01.29.2020 The Senate Transportation Committee recommitted this bill to the subcommittee.01.22.2020 A Senate Transportation subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.01.14.2020 A Senate Transportation subcommittee carried this bill over.Summary of the bill as introduced: Creates the offense of distracted driving and provides penalties.
Sponsor: Thomas Young House Com: Senate Com: Tran
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Transportation Status Date: 3/28/2019
Keywords: Week of 01.13.2020 Week of 01.20.2020 Week of 01.27.2020 Week of 03.25.2019
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S 0866 Allows the county boards of voter registration and elections to serve as appropriate election authorities for municipal election contests01.28.2020 The Senate Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report.01.23.2020 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Allows the county boards of voter registration and elections to serve as appropriate election authorities for initiating or hearing municipal election contests.
Sponsor: George Campsen House Com: Judy Senate Com: Judy
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 3/11/2020
Keywords: Elections Senate Week of 01.20.2020 Week of 01.27.2020
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S 0867 Requires the notice of a municipal election to state a specific time to begin the process of examining the return-addressed envelopes02.27.2020 The House Judiciary Election Laws subcommittee adjourned debate on this bill.01.28.2020 The Senate Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report.01.23.2020 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Requires the notice of a municipal election to state that the process of examining the return-addressed envelopes containing the absentee ballots may begin at 9:00 a.m. on the calendar day immediately preceding Election Day.
Sponsor: George Campsen House Com: Judy Senate Com: Judy
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 2/25/2020
Keywords: Elections Senate Week of 01.20.2020 Week of 01.27.2020 Week of 02.24.2020
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S 0880 Authorizes the director of the SC Department of Insurance to issue a limited lines travel insurance producer license02.12.2020 A Senate Banking and Insurance subcommittee carried this bill over.01.22.2020 A Senate Banking and Insurance subcommittee carried this bill over.Summary of the bill as introduced: Authorizes the director of the SC Department of Insurance to issue a limited lines travel insurance producer license.  
Sponsor: Ronnie Cromer House Com: Senate Com: BI
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Banking and Insurance Status Date: 1/14/2020
Keywords: General Governance Senate Week of 01.20.2020 Week of 02.10.2020
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