Legislation Sponsored by George Campsen (15)

Date of Last Recorded Action: 2/26/2020


S 0002 Changes the rules in the Senate to conform to the constitutional amendment from 201401.08.2019 A Senate Finance subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Changes the rules in the Senate to conform to the constitutional amendment passed in 2014 that removes the lieutenant governor as the presiding officer of the Senate. This bill eliminates the president pro tempore and replaces it with the president.
Sponsor: George Campsen House Com: Senate Com: Judy
Status: Act No. 1 Status Date: 3/4/2019
Keywords: General Governance Senate Week of 01.07.2019
Passed
S 0081 Amends several sections of the law related to the Dams and Reservoirs Safety Act03.14.2019 The Senate Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee carried this bill over.01.16.2019 The Senate Agriculture and Natural Resources Environmental subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report. Summary of the bill as introduced: Establishes a procedure for an owner of a dam to determine if the dam falls under the authority of the Dams and Reservoirs Safety Act.
Sponsor: George Campsen House Com: Senate Com: ANR
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Agriculture and Natural Resources Status Date: 1/8/2019
Keywords: Week of 01.14.2019 Week of 03.11.2019
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S 0089 Prohibits the approval of infrastructure used to facilitate the transportation of offshore oil into the land and waters of South Carolina by state or local governmentSummary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits the approval of infrastructure used for the transportation of offshore oil into the land and waters of South Carolina by state or local government.
Sponsor: George Campsen House Com: Senate Com: ANR
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Agriculture and Natural Resources Status Date: 1/8/2019
Keywords: General Governance Senate
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S 0092 Enacts the Surface Water Stewardship ActSummary of the bill as introduced: Requires registered surface water withdrawers to obtain a surface water withdrawal permit rather than registering withdrawals.
Sponsor: George Campsen House Com: Senate Com: ANR
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Agriculture and Natural Resources Status Date: 1/8/2019
Keywords: Senate Water
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S 0093 Enacts the Wetlands Restoration ActSummary of the bill as introduced: Allows certain impoundments that originally impounded a parcel of tideland or marshland but no longer completely impounding that parcel to be repaired or restored.
Sponsor: George Campsen House Com: Senate Com: ANR
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Agriculture and Natural Resources Status Date: 1/8/2019
Keywords: Environment Senate
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S 0098 Expands the civil jurisdiction of magistrates court from $7,500 to $10,000Summary of the bill as introduced: Expands the civil jurisdiction of magistrates court from $7,500 to $10,000.
Sponsor: George Campsen House Com: Senate Com: Judy
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/8/2019
Keywords: Courts Senate
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S 0101 Extends the time period for eligibility exam for magistratesSummary of the bill as introduced: Extends the time period for the validity of the examination scores for magistrates to one year before and two years after the time of the appointment.
Sponsor: George Campsen House Com: Senate Com: Judy
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/8/2019
Keywords: Courts Senate
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S 0102 Imposes an annual limit on the state general fund revenues available for appropriationSummary of the bill as introduced: Imposes an annual limit on the state general fund revenues available for appropriation by restricting an increase to a percentage that is equal to the average annual percentage change from the previous ten completed state fiscal years.
Sponsor: George Campsen House Com: Senate Com: Fin
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Finance Status Date: 1/8/2019
Keywords: General Governance Senate
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S 0103 Changes the funding formula of the Local Government FundSummary of the bill as introduced: Requires the Local Government Fund appropriations to be no less than the greater of two amounts: the allocation ratio of the latest fiscal year, or the average of the allocation ratio of the last five fiscal years.
Sponsor: George Campsen House Com: Senate Com: Fin
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Finance Status Date: 1/8/2019
Keywords: Finance/Revenue/Taxes Senate
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S 0341 Requires clerks of court report to SLED the issuance of certain orders within 48 hoursSummary of the bill as introduced: Requires that every clerk of court report to SLED within 48 hours the issuance of a restraining order, order of protection, order for the prevention of a possession of a firearm, orders related to domestic violence, orders related to stalking, intimidation or harassment and orders for bond.
Sponsor: George Campsen House Com: Senate Com: Judy
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/8/2019
Keywords: Courts Week of 01.07.2019
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S 0669 Clarifies the meaning of "contiguous" relating to annexation in a special purpose districtSummary of the bill as introduced: Clarifies the meaning of "contiguous" relating to a municipality that is located entirely within the borders of a special purpose district annexing unincorporated property that is also located within the same special purpose district as the annexing municipality.
Sponsor: George Campsen House Com: Senate Com: Judy
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 3/14/2019
Keywords: Annexation Week of 03.11.2019
Priority
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: Senate Com: Judy
Status: Senate - Committee report: Favorable Judiciary Status Date: 1/29/2020
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 0868 Applies certain exceptions to the establishment of a baseline for coastal erosion zones 01.30.2020 The Senate Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment deals with setback lines for lots that do not have primary sand dunes.01.29.2020 The Senate Agriculture and Natural Resources Environmental subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Applies certain exceptions to the establishment of a baseline for coastal erosion zones and removes the study requirement in cases where primary oceanfront sand dunes do not exist.
Sponsor: George Campsen House Com: Senate Com: ANR
Status: Scrivener's error corrected Status Date: 2/5/2020
Keywords: Environment Senate Week of 01.27.2020
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S 0870 Prohibits the SC Department of Health and Environmental Control from approving a plan, license or permit application for facilitating offshore drilling01.30.2020 The Senate Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee gave this bill a favorable report.01.15.2020 the Senate Agriculture and Natural Resources Environmental subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits the SC Department of Health and Environmental Control from approving a plan, license or permit application for infrastructure used to facilitate the transportation of crude oil or natural gas from the Atlantic Ocean in this state.
Sponsor: George Campsen House Com: Senate Com: ANR
Status: Senate - Committee report: Favorable with amendment Agriculture and Natural Resources Status Date: 2/4/2020
Keywords: Environment Senate Week of 01.13.2020 Week of 01.27.2020
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