Legislation Sponsored by Lawrence Grooms (5)

Date of Last Recorded Action: 2/26/2020


S 0029 Prohibits a court or other enforcement agency from enforcing foreign law in South CarolinaSummary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits a court or other enforcement agency from enforcing foreign law in South Carolina from a forum outside of the United States.
Sponsor: Lawrence Grooms House Com: Senate Com: Judy
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/8/2019
Keywords: Courts General Governance Senate
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S 0400 Enacts the SC Constitutional Carry Act of 2019Summary of the bill as introduced: Deletes reference to a concealed weapons permit in the relevant section of law and allows a handgun to be carried by a person in a vehicle.
Sponsor: Lawrence Grooms House Com: Senate Com: Judy
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/22/2019
Keywords: Public Safety Week of 01.21.2019
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S 0492 Prohibits municipalities from enacting laws related to the ingredients, flavors or licensing of cigarettes, electronic cigarettes, tobacco products or nicotine products03.21.2019 The Senate Medical Affairs Committee carried this bill over.03.14.2019 A Senate Medical Affairs subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment adds language clarifying that the bill is not intended to interfere with local ordinances that prohibit smoking or vaping in public spaces.02.28.2019 A Senate Medical Affairs subcommittee carried this over.Summary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits municipalities from enacting laws related to the ingredients, flavors or licensing of cigarettes, electronic cigarettes, tobacco products or nicotine products.
Sponsor: Lawrence Grooms House Com: Senate Com: MA
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Medical Affairs Status Date: 2/7/2019
Keywords: General Governance Week of 02.04.2019 Week of 02.25.2019 Week of 03.11.2019 Week of 03.18.2019
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S 0658 Exempts vehicles owned by churches from property taxesSummary of the bill as introduced: Exempts vehicles owned by churches from property taxes.
Sponsor: Lawrence Grooms House Com: Senate Com: Fin
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Finance Status Date: 3/14/2019
Keywords: Property Taxes Week of 03.11.2019
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S 1084 Allows the owner of an outdoor advertising sign to have the option to move the sign if it's obstructed by the construction of sound barrier02.12.2020 A Senate Transportation subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment extends the liability limit of $5 million to cities and counties.Summary of the bill as introduced: Allows the owner of an outdoor advertising sign to have the option to move the sign if it's obstructed by the construction of sound barrier. 
Sponsor: Lawrence Grooms House Com: Senate Com: Tran
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Transportation Status Date: 2/5/2020
Keywords: Billboards Week of 02.03.2020 Week of 02.10.2020
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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