Bills Assigned to Keyword - General Governance (90)

Date of Last Recorded Action: 6/25/2019


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 3082 Allows certain counties and municipalities to authorize the sale of alcoholic liquors on Sundays02.26.2019 The House Judiciary Committee recommitted this bill back to the subcommittee.02.19.2019 The House Judiciary Committee adjourned debate on this bill.02.12.2019 The House Judiciary Committee carried this bill over.01.31.2019 The House Judiciary General and Family Laws subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Allows certain counties and municipalities to authorize the sale of alcoholic liquors on Sundays.
Sponsor: Gary Clary House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Cogswell Status Date: 1/24/2019
Keywords: General Governance House Week of 01.28.2019 Week of 02.11.2019 Week of 02.18.2019 Week of 02.25.2019
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H 3083 SC Resilience Revolving Fund ActSummary of the bill as introduced: Establishes a fund to provide low interest loans to perform flooded-home buyouts and floodplain restoration.
Sponsor: Heather Crawford House Com: ANREA Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Cogswell Status Date: 1/24/2019
Keywords: General Governance House
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H 3087 Prohibits the approval of Atlantic Ocean seismic testing to locate reserves of oil and gas04.30.2019 The House Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended by the subcommittee.04.10.2019 The House Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs Environmental Affairs subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment ensures that existing oil and gas operations in the state are not affected by this bill.Summary of the bill as introduced:Prohibits the approval by state or local government of Atlantic Ocean seismic testing to locate reserves of oil and gas. This bill also prohibits the approval by state or local government of infrastructure used for the transportation of offshore oil into the land and waters of South Carolina.
Sponsor: Peter McCoy House Com: ANREA Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Davis Status Date: 5/9/2019
Keywords: General Governance House Week of 04.08.2019 Week of 04.29.2019
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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 3091 Enacts the SC Inclusionary Housing ActSummary of the bill as introduced: Authorizes counties and municipalities to adopt and use voluntary inclusionary housing strategies to increase the availability of affordable housing.
Sponsor: Marvin Pendarvis House Com: LCI Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Cogswell Status Date: 1/24/2019
Keywords: General Governance House
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H 3097 Prohibits a person who has made a campaign contribution to a popularly elected public official from being appointed to a public officeSummary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits a person who has made a campaign contribution to a popularly elected public official within the previous four years from being appointed to a public office by that official.
Sponsor: Annie McDaniel House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/8/2019
Keywords: Ethics General Governance House
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H 3126 Creates the SC Flood Insurance Study CommitteeSummary of the bill as introduced: Creates a committee to study whether coastal municipalities are in compliance with certain guidelines, and if strong guidelines would reduce costs associated with flooding in coastal communities.
Sponsor: Wendell Gilliard House Com: LCI Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry Status Date: 1/8/2019
Keywords: General Governance House
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H 3172 Revises the definition of a bicycle laneSummary of the bill as introduced: Changes the definition of a bicycle lane as a lane that is designated by pavement markings or signs which are used exclusively for the designation of bicycle facilities.
Sponsor: Jason Elliott House Com: EdPW Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Felder Status Date: 1/15/2019
Keywords: General Governance House
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H 3187 Prohibits a county or municipality from banning vacation rentals or short-term rentals, or enacting certain regulations or imposing certain fees or taxes on vacation rentals or short-term rentalsSummary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits a county or municipality from banning vacation rentals or short-term rentals, or enacting certain regulations or imposing certain fees or taxes on vacation rentals or short-term rentals.
Sponsor: Garry Smith House Com: LCI Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry Status Date: 1/8/2019
Keywords: General Governance House
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H 3201 Requires a county, municipality or school district to post certain information on its websiteSummary of the bill as introduced: Requires a county, municipality or school district to post certain information on its website, develop a website database for information and make the information easily accessible on the website.
Sponsor: Jason Elliott House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Fry, Crawford Status Date: 3/6/2019
Keywords: FOIA General Governance House
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H 3209 Adopts the agreement to elect the president by popular voteSummary of the bill as introduced: Adopts the agreement among the states to elect the president by popular vote.
Sponsor: Gilda Cobb-Hunter House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/8/2019
Keywords: General Governance House
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H 3236 Allows for the authorization by referendum for the sale of alcoholic liquors on SundaysSummary of the bill as introduced: Allows for the authorization by county referendum or municipal referendum for the sale of alcoholic liquors on Sundays.
Sponsor: Todd Rutherford House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/8/2019
Keywords: General Governance House
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H 3239 Enacts the Uniform Antidiscrimination Act Summary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits discrimination against a person or segregation from a public place on the basis of sex, gender identity or sexual orientation.
Sponsor: Todd Rutherford House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/8/2019
Keywords: General Governance House
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H 3264 Allows any public elected official to conduct unannounced visits to any public school located within the boundaries of the elected official's districtSummary of the bill as introduced: Allows any public elected official to conduct unannounced visits to any public school located within the boundaries of the elected official's district.
Sponsor: McLain Toole House Com: EdPW Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Education and Public Works Status Date: 1/8/2019
Keywords: General Governance House
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H 3267 Requires employers to provide training on child abuse and neglect to mandated reportersSummary of the bill as introduced: Requires employers to provide training on child abuse and neglect to mandated reporters.
Sponsor: Annie McDaniel House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/8/2019
Keywords: General Governance House
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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 3371 Prohibits a store in South Carolina from providing a single use plastic bag to a customerSummary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits a store in South Carolina from providing a single use plastic bag to a customer.
Sponsor: Wendell Gilliard House Com: LCI Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry Status Date: 1/8/2019
Keywords: General Governance House
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H 3378 Allows a sheriff or local government to enforce law related to the abandonment of watercraft and outboard motors01.30.2019 The House Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs Committee gave this bill a favorable report.01.23.2019 The House Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs Wildlife subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment removed the language of the current bill and replaced it with language that clarifies that a watercraft identified as abandoned by the SC Department of Natural Resources may be removed by the local government or sheriff with jurisdiction at their expense.Summary of the bill as introduced: Allows a sheriff or local government to enforce law related to the abandonment of watercraft and outboard motors.
Sponsor: Peter McCoy House Com: ANREA Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Cogswell Status Date: 1/24/2019
Keywords: General Governance House Public Safety Week of 01.21.2019 Week of 01.28.2019
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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 3460 Allows a municipality to impose a one-time impact fee on a private developer for new residential and commercial units03.06.2019 The House Ways and Means General Government subcommittee adjourned debate on this bill.Summary of the bill as introduced: Allows a municipality to impose a one-time impact fee on a private developer for new residential and commercial units constructed in the municipality. The bill further requires revenue from the impact fees to fund the SC Gentrification Trust Fund.
Sponsor: Leola Robinson-Simpson House Com: WM Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Ways and Means Status Date: 1/8/2019
Keywords: General Governance Week of 01.07.2019 Week of 03.04.2019
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H 3470 Prohibits municipalities from approving ordinances that would stop seismic testing to locate oil and natural gas reservesSummary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits municipalities from approving ordinances that would deter, prohibit or impede construction used to facilitate Atlantic Ocean marine seismic testing to locate oil and natural gas reserves.
Sponsor: James Burns House Com: ANREA Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs Status Date: 1/8/2019
Keywords: General Governance Week of 01.07.2019
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H 3471 Prohibits municipalities from approving ordinances that would stop seismic testing to locate oil and natural gas reserves04.30.2019 The House Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs Committee gave this bill a favorable report.04.10.2019 The House Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs Environmental Affairs subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits municipalities from approving ordinances that would  deter, prohibit or impede construction used to facilitate Atlantic Ocean marine seismic testing to locate oil and natural gas reserves, or facilitate the transportation or storage of Atlantic Ocean offshore oil or gas onto the land of this state.
Sponsor: James Burns House Com: ANREA Senate Com:
Status: House - Committee report: Favorable Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs Status Date: 5/8/2019
Keywords: General Governance Week of 01.07.2019 Week of 04.08.2019 Week of 04.29.2019
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H 3587 Requires an insurer or an insurance group to submit a corporate governance annual disclosure01.31.2019 The House Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment makes only technical changes.01.24.2019 The House Labor, Commerce and Industry Insurance subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Requires an insurer or an insurance group to submit a corporate governance annual disclosure; and establishes certain requirements for the disclosure.
Sponsor: Kit Spires House Com: LCI Senate Com: BI
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Banking and Insurance Status Date: 2/7/2019
Keywords: General Governance Week of 01.14.2019 Week of 01.21.2019 Week of 01.28.2019
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H 3629 Prohibits a person from operating a motor vehicle while using a wireless communication device Summary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits a person from operating a motor vehicle while using a wireless communicatioin device that is not equipped with a hands-free mechanism.
Sponsor: Christopher Hart House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/16/2019
Keywords: General Governance Week of 01.14.2019
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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