Legislation Sponsored by Darrell Jackson (7)

Date of Last Recorded Action: 2/26/2020


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 0539 Authorizes the Office of Regulatory Staff to audit the electric cooperatives Summary of the bill as introduced: Authorizes the Office of Regulatory Staff to audit the electric cooperatives in the same manner that it conducts audits of regulated public utilities.
Sponsor: Darrell Jackson House Com: Senate Com: Judy
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 2/20/2019
Keywords: Electric Week of 02.18.2019
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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 0565 Exempts 100 percent of all property taxes for homeowners who are 70 years old and who have lived in the home for at least 30 yearsSummary of the bill as introduced: Exempts 100 percent of all property taxes for homeowners who are 70 years old and who have lived in the home for at least 30 years.
Sponsor: Darrell Jackson House Com: Senate Com: Fin
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Finance Status Date: 2/26/2019
Keywords: Property Taxes Week of 02.25.2019
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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 1035 Allows a person in the United States on certain visas to receive the 4% property tax assessmentSummary of the bill as introduced: Allows a person in the United States on certain visas to receive the 4% property tax assessment if the person owns and occupies that residence.
Sponsor: Darrell Jackson House Com: Senate Com: Fin
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Finance Status Date: 1/23/2020
Keywords: Property Taxes Week of 01.20.2020
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S 1060 Increases the penalty for an underlying offense if the offender intentionally selected the person for certain reasonsSummary of the bill as introduced: Increases the penalty for an underlying offense if the offender intentionally selected the person against whom the crime is committed based on race, color, ethnicity, national origin, ancestry, religion, gender, sexual orientation or disability.
Sponsor: Darrell Jackson House Com: Senate Com: Judy
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/30/2020
Keywords: General Governance Week of 01.27.2020
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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