Bills Assigned to Keyword - Fire (12)

Date of Last Recorded Action: 4/13/2021


H 3078 Adds an additional offense if a person injures a federal, state or local law enforcement officer, firefighter, corrections officer or EMS workerSummary of the bill as introduced: Adds an additional offense of assault and battery of a high and aggravated nature if a person injures a federal, state or local law enforcement officer, firefighter, corrections officer or EMS worker.
Sponsor: Thomas Pope House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Huggins, Forrest Status Date: 1/31/2019
Keywords: Fire House Police Public Safety
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H 3373 Provides first responders immunity from civil liability for damage resulting from providing first aid services to a domestic animal while responding to an emergency02.25.2020 The House Judiciary Committee recommitted this bill to the subcommittee.02.05.2020 The House Judiciary Special Laws subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Provides first responders immunity from civil liability for damage resulting from providing first aid services to a domestic animal while responding to an emergency.
Sponsor: Chip Huggins House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Ridgeway Status Date: 3/4/2020
Keywords: Fire House Police Public Safety Week of 02.03.2020 Week of 02.24.2020
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H 4147 Requires that additional medical conditions of a firefighter must be presumed to be occupational diseases for the purposes of workers' compensationSummary of the bill as introduced: Requires that additional medical conditions of a firefighter to be presumed to be occupational diseases for the purposes of workers' compensation. 
Sponsor: Nancy Mace House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Yow Status Date: 2/25/2020
Keywords: Fire Week of 02.25.2019 Workers' Comp
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H 4783 Allows a county council to suspend the millage limitation for the purpose of supporting a fire protection districtSummary of the bill as introduced: Allows a county council to suspend the millage limitation for the purpose of supporting a fire protection district.
Sponsor: Laurie Funderburk House Com: WM Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Ways and Means Status Date: 1/14/2020
Keywords: Fire House Property Taxes
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H 4788 Directs additional funds collected in the insurance premium tax to the V-SAFE firefighter programSummary of the bill as introduced: Directs additional funds collected in the insurance premium tax to the V-SAFE firefighter program.
Sponsor: Brian White House Com: WM Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Ridgeway Status Date: 3/4/2020
Keywords: Fire House
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H 5124 Outlines procedures through which a fire department that pays for the cost of training a firefighter may be reimbursed if that firefighter is hired by another departmentSummary of the bill as introduced: Outlines procedures through which a fire department that pays for the cost of training a firefighter may be reimbursed if that firefighter is hired by another department.
Sponsor: Steven Long House Com: MMPMA Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs Status Date: 2/11/2020
Keywords: Fire Week of 02.10.2020
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H 5139 Establishes the Firefighter Cancer Health Care Benefit PlanSummary of the bill as introduced: Provides a supplemental insurance policy upon a firefighter being diagnosed with cancer. 
Sponsor: Shannon Erickson House Com: LCI Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Funderburk Status Date: 9/15/2020
Keywords: Fire Week of 02.10.2020
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S 0319 Provides an additional offense if a person injures a healthcare service provider, firefighter, or EMS providerSummary of the bill as introduced: Provides an additional offense of assault and battery of a high and aggravated nature if a person injures an emergency room physician, emergency room nurse, firefighter or EMS worker.
Sponsor: Thomas Alexander House Com: Senate Com: Judy
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/8/2019
Keywords: Fire Public Safety Week of 01.07.2019
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S 0326 Directs SLED to distribute funds to the SC State Firefighters Association to provide post traumatic stress disorder insurance and programs01.15.2019 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: Directs SLED to distribute $250,000 to the SC State Firefighters Association to provide post traumatic stress disorder insurance and programs.
Sponsor: Shane Massey House Com: WM Senate Com: Fin
Status: Act No. 94 Status Date: 7/10/2019
Keywords: Fire Week of 01.07.2019 Week of 01.14.2019 Workers' Comp
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S 0884 Allows a county council to suspend the limitation on millage increases for the purpose of supporting a fire protection districtSummary of the bill as introduced: Allows a county council to suspend the limitation on millage increases for the purpose of supporting a fire protection district.
Sponsor: Vincent Sheheen House Com: Senate Com: Fin
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Finance Status Date: 1/14/2020
Keywords: Fire Property Taxes Senate
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S 1071 Establishes the Firefighter Cancer Health Care Benefit Plan03.11.2020 The Senate Banking and Insurance Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment caps the fund at $3.2 million and adds state forestry firefighters as beneficiaries. 02.12.2020 A Senate Banking and Insurance subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment creates a budget line item.Summary of the bill as introduced: Provides a supplemental insurance policy upon a firefighter being diagnosed with cancer. 
Sponsor: Thomas Alexander House Com: LCI Senate Com: BI
Status: Act No. 168 Status Date: 10/7/2020
Keywords: Fire Health Insurance Week of 02.03.2020 Week of 02.10.2020 Week of 03.09.2020
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S 1123 Outlines procedures through which a fire department that pays for the cost of training a firefighter may be reimbursed if that firefighter is hired by another departmentSummary of the bill as introduced: Outlines procedures through which a fire department that pays for the cost of training a firefighter may be reimbursed if that firefighter is hired by another department.
Sponsor: Michael Gambrell House Com: Senate Com: LCI
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry Status Date: 2/25/2020
Keywords: Fire Week of 02.24.2020
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