Legislation Assigned to the Senate LCI Committee (11)

Date of Last Recorded Action: 6/26/2019


H 3200 Enacts the SC Lactation Support Act02.28.2019 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: Senate - Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry Status Date: 3/7/2019
Keywords: Employment/Personnel House Week of 02.18.2019 Week of 02.25.2019
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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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S 0149 Enacts the SC Minimum Wage ActSummary of the bill as introduced: Requires employers to pay employees a certain minimum wage, adjusted by the SC Department of Employment and Workforce annually for inflation.
Sponsor: John Scott House Com: Senate Com: LCI
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry Status Date: 1/8/2019
Keywords: Employment/Personnel Senate
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S 0372 Enacts the Act to Establish Pay EquitySummary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits any employer from paying wages to any employee at a rate less than the rate paid to other employees of another race, religion, color, sex and gender status for comparable work.
Sponsor: Katrina Shealy House Com: Senate Com: LCI
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry Status Date: 1/15/2019
Keywords: Employment/Personnel Week of 01.14.2019
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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 0406 Enacts the SC Lactation Support ActSummary of the bill as introduced: Requires employers to provide employees with reasonable unpaid break time and a reasonable area in the workplace to express breast milk.
Sponsor: Michael Fanning House Com: Senate Com: LCI
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry Status Date: 1/22/2019
Keywords: General Governance Week of 01.21.2019
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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 0549 Workforce Opportunity ActSummary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits the state from inquiring, considering or requiring disclosure of the criminal record or history of an applicant for employment until the applicant is selected for an interview.
Sponsor: Darrell Jackson House Com: Senate Com: LCI
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry Status Date: 2/21/2019
Keywords: Employment/Personnel Week of 02.18.2019
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S 0706 Enacts the Multifamily Dwelling Safety Act Summary of the bill as introduced: Requires the Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation to adopt a multifamily dwelling balcony code establishing minimum standards for balcony railings.
Sponsor: Paul Campbell House Com: Senate Com: LCI
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry Status Date: 3/26/2019
Keywords: Building Codes Week of 03.25.2019
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S 0757 Requires a municipality intending to adopt an ordinance that would increase or decrease certain housing costs to prepare a housing impact analysisSummary of the bill as introduced: Requires a municipality intending to adopt an ordinance that would increase or decrease certain housing costs to prepare a housing impact analysis.
Sponsor: Darrell Jackson House Com: Senate Com: LCI
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry Status Date: 4/10/2019
Keywords: Building Codes Week of 04.08.2019
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S 0796 Authorizes the SC Building Codes Council to review, adopt, modify or deny and promulgate the residential building codesSummary of the bill as introduced: Authorizes the SC Building Codes Council to review, adopt, modify or deny and promulgate the residential building codes.
Sponsor: Thomas Alexander House Com: Senate Com: LCI
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry Status Date: 4/30/2019
Keywords: Building Codes Week of 04.29.2019
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