Legislation with Tracking Level = Passed (11)

Date of Last Recorded Action: 7/10/2019


H 3420 Amends the Youth Access to Tobacco Prevention Act of 200603.12.2019 The Senate Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report.03.06.2019 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendments strengthens online ID requirements, strikes the term e-cigarette and replaces it with electronic smoking device to make the definition more inclusive.01.29.2019 The House Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendments redefine "alternative nicotine products" to include all vaping products even if they do not include nicotine. The amendment prevents anyone younger than 18 years old from entering a facility that has the primary purpose of selling tobacco products. It also requires age verification at time of ordering products online. Summary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits minors from entering retail establishments that primarily sell tobacco products, alternative nicotine products or both. The bill also changes the definition of alternative nicotine product.
Sponsor: Beth Bernstein House Com: Judy Senate Com: Judy
Status: Act No. 25 Status Date: 5/6/2019
Keywords: House Week of 01.28.2019 Week of 03.04.2019 Week of 03.11.2019
Passed
H 3836 Declares Tuesday, February 5, 2019, as Cities Mean Business DaySummary of the bill as introduced: Declares Tuesday, February 5, 2019, as Cities Mean Business Day in South Carolina to recognize the valuable contributions that cities make to the state's economic prosperity through their relationships with local businesses.
Sponsor: Terry Alexander House Com: Senate Com:
Status: House - Introduced and adopted Status Date: 2/5/2019
Keywords: General Governance Week of 02.04.2019
Passed
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 0105 Requires magistrates and municipal judges to receive instruction on animal cruelty04.30.2019 The House Judiciary Committee adjourned debate on this bill.04.25.2019 The House Judiciary Criminal Laws subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment adds a misdemeanor for someone who cruelly tethers an animal.01.24.2019 The Senate Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee gave this bill a favorable report.01.15.2019 The Senate Agriculture and Natural Resources Animal Welfare subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment clarifies that the governing body responsible for the shelter itself would need to adopt the standard proposed in the bill. Summary of the bill as introduced: Requires magistrates and municipal judges to receive at least two hours of instruction on animal cruelty every four years.
Sponsor: Paul Campbell House Com: Judy Senate Com: ANR
Status: Act No. 43 Status Date: 6/5/2019
Keywords: Courts Senate Week of 01.14.2019 Week of 01.21.2019 Week of 04.22.2019 Week of 04.29.2019
Passed
S 0214 Defines a marketplace facilitator 03.26.2019 The House Ways and Means Committee gave this bill a favorable report.03.26.2019 The House Ways and Means Revenue Policy subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report. 01.15.2019 The Senate Finance Committee gave this bill a favorable report.01.15.2019 The Senate Finance Sales and Income Tax subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Defines a marketplace facilitator as any person engaged in the business of facilitating a retail sale of tangible personal property.
Sponsor: Marlon Kimpson House Com: WM Senate Com: Fin
Status: Act No. 21 Status Date: 5/6/2019
Keywords: Sales Taxes Senate Week of 01.14.2019 Week of 03.25.2019
Passed
S 0281 Establishes penalties for intentionally misrepresenting a service animal04.30.2019 The House Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report.04.25.2019 The House Judiciary Criminal Laws subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.03.28.2019 The Senate Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendments change the criminal penalties to civil penalties that can be cited on a Uniform Traffic Ticket; amends the definition of a service animal to only dogs and miniature horses and restricts to people with a documented medical condition; defines emotional support animal; allows landlords to ask questions and request documentation. 03.14.2019 The Senate Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee carried this bill over.02.28.2019 The Senate Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee carried this bill over.02.14.2019 The Senate Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee carried this bill over.01.24.2019 The Senate Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee carried this bill over.01.15.2019 The Senate Agriculture and Natural Resources Animal Welfare subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment incorporates ADA definitions of service animals.Summary of the bill as introduced: Establishes a misdemeanor charge and penalties for intentionally misrepresenting a service animal. 
Sponsor: Scott Talley House Com: Judy Senate Com: ANR
Status: Act No. 44 Status Date: 6/5/2019
Keywords: General Governance Senate Week of 01.14.2019 Week of 02.11.2019 Week of 02.18.2019 Week of 03.11.2019 Week of 03.25.2019 Week of 04.22.2019 Week of 04.29.2019
Passed
S 0323 Allows the Department of Revenue to submit certain information to a financial institution about a debtor 04.30.2019 The House Ways and Means Committee gave this bill a favorable report.04.30.2019 The House Ways and Means Economic Development subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.02.05.2019 The Senate Finance Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended by the subcommittee.01.29.2019 The Senate Finance Sales and Income Tax subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment indemnifies the bank.Summary of the bill as introduced: Allows the Department of Revenue to submit certain information to a financial institution about a debtor who has been named on a warrant for distraint.
Sponsor: Thomas Alexander House Com: WM Senate Com: Fin
Status: Act No. 46 Status Date: 6/5/2019
Keywords: General Governance Week of 01.07.2019 Week of 01.28.2019 Week of 02.04.2019 Week of 04.29.2019
Passed
S 0326 Directs SLED to distribute funds to the SC State Firefighters Association to provide post traumatic stress disorder insurance and programs01.15.2019 The Senate Finance Committee gave this bill a favorable report. 01.15.2019 The Senate Finance Sales and Income Tax subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Directs SLED to distribute $250,000 to the SC State Firefighters Association to provide post traumatic stress disorder insurance and programs.
Sponsor: Shane Massey House Com: WM Senate Com: Fin
Status: Act No. 94 Status Date: 7/10/2019
Keywords: Fire Week of 01.07.2019 Week of 01.14.2019 Workers' Comp
Passed
S 0358 Prohibits a self-insurer from participating in or obtaining benefits from the South Carolina Property And Casualty Insurance Guaranty Association 02.14.2019 The House Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee gave this bill a favorable report.01.23.2019 The Senate Banking and Insurance Committee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits a self-insurer from participating in or obtaining benefits from the South Carolina Property And Casualty Insurance Guaranty Association.  
Sponsor: Ronnie Cromer House Com: LCI Senate Com: BI
Status: Act No. 5 Status Date: 4/1/2019
Keywords: General Governance Week of 01.07.2019 Week of 01.21.2019 Week of 02.11.2019 Workers' Comp
Passed
S 0401 Requires the entity undertaking a transportation improvement project to pay for utility relocation04.25.2019 The House Education and Public Works Committee gave this bill a favorable report.04.23.2019 The House Education and Public Works Transportation subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.03.20.2019 The Senate Transportation Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment requires utilities to submit certain information to a road project owner at least 180 days prior to the project’s letting of a contract. A seven-year sunset and reporting requirements from a project owner and utilities was included in the amendment.03.19.2019 A Senate Transportation subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Requires an entity undertaking a transportation improvement project to bear the cost of relocating water and sewer lines.
Sponsor: Paul Campbell House Com: EdPW Senate Com: Tran
Status: Act No. 36 Status Date: 5/21/2019
Keywords: General Governance Transportation Week of 01.21.2019 Week of 03.18.2019 Week of 04.22.2019
Passed
S 0440 Amends the SC Textiles Communities Revitalization Act04.30.2019 The House Ways and Means Committee gave this bill a favorable report.04.30.2019 The House Ways and Means Economic Development subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.03.12.2019 The Senate Finance Committee gave this bill a favorable report.02.26.2019 The Senate Finance Sales and Income Tax subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment only makes technical changes. Summary of the bill as introduced: Amends the SC Textiles Communities Revitalization Act to clarify that a certain cap on rehabilitated expenses applies only to certain rehabilitated buildings on contiguous parcels.
Sponsor: Scott Talley House Com: WM Senate Com: Fin
Status: Act No. 50 Status Date: 6/5/2019
Keywords: Finance/Revenue/Taxes Week of 01.28.2019 Week of 02.25.2019 Week of 03.11.2019 Week of 04.29.2019
Passed







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