Legislation Sponsored by Greg Hembree (5)

Date of Last Recorded Action: 7/7/2020


S 0171 Enacts the Municipal Tax Relief Act02.26.2019 The Senate Finance Sales and Income Tax subcommittee carried this bill over.Summary of the bill as introduced: Allows a municipality to impose a sales tax through a referendum, which cannot exceed one percent, for municipal tax relief and for certain authorized projects.
Sponsor: Greg Hembree House Com: Senate Com: Fin
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Finance Status Date: 1/8/2019
Keywords: Finance/Revenue/Taxes Senate Week of 02.25.2019
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S 0172 Enacts the Local Option Motor Fuel User Fee ActSummary of the bill as introduced: Allows a county to impose, by ordinance and approved by referendum, a one cent per gallon user fee on retail sales of motor fuel for the purpose of beach renourishment.
Sponsor: Greg Hembree 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 0916 Allows municipal prosecutors to conditionally discharge and expunge first time offenders of municipal open container offensesSummary of the bill as introduced: Allows municipal prosecutors to conditionally discharge and expunge first-time offenders of municipal open container offenses.
Sponsor: Greg Hembree House Com: Senate Com: Judy
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/14/2020
Keywords: General Governance Senate
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S 0987 Includes any public beach or public beach access under the definition of Fireworks Prohibited Zone03.10.2020 The Senate Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report.03.04.2020 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended to clarify the public body must pass a resolution declaring a public beach is a fireworks prohibited zone and post notice on the beach of the prohibition. Summary of the bill as introduced: Includes any public beach or public beach access under the definition of Fireworks Prohibited Zone.
Sponsor: Greg Hembree House Com: Judy Senate Com: Judy
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 6/24/2020
Keywords: General Governance Week of 01.13.2020 Week of 03.02.2020 Week of 03.09.2020
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S 0993 Allows licensed wineries, breweries and micro-distilleries to obtain a permit to sell wine, beer and liquor at festivals03.10.2020 The Senate Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment prohibits alcohol sales at festivals as a primary business.03.03.2020 The Senate Judiciary Committee carried this bill over.02.27.2020 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment restricts permits for festivals to wineries that produce wine using only the majority of South Carolina-grown fruit.Summary of the bill as introduced: Allows licensed wineries, breweries and micro-distilleries to obtain a permit to sell wine, beer and liquor at festivals.
Sponsor: Greg Hembree House Com: WM Senate Com: Judy
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Ways and Means Status Date: 6/24/2020
Keywords: General Governance Week of 01.13.2020 Week of 02.24.2020 Week of 03.02.2020 Week of 03.09.2020
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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