Legislation Assigned to the Senate LCI Committee (12)

Date of Last Recorded Action: 5/16/2022


H 3244 Employment First Initiative Act04.22.2021 The Senate Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment reduces the commission membership from 17 to 9 members and strikes language to only focus on state agencies and not political subdivisions.04.21.2021 The Senate Labor, Commerce and Industry Labor and Employment subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report. Summary of the bill as introduced: Establishes policies supportive of competitive and integrated employment for individuals with disabilities. 
Sponsor: Neal Collins House Com: LCI Senate Com: LCI
Status: Senate - Conference committee appointed Shealy, Bennett, Sabb Status Date: 5/13/2021
Keywords: Employment/Personnel
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H 3466 Develops procedures for a fire department to be reimbursed for training a firefighter when the firefighter leaves the job05.13.2021 The Senate Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment caps the training reimbursement at $1,000 for volunteer firefighters only. 05.05.2021 The Senate Labor, Commerce and Industry Professions and Occupations subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment adds emergency medical technicians in the reimbursement training costs and also clarifies that the cost can only be reimbursed if the training occurred within the first two years of employment. The amendment also deletes "mandatory training" and replaces it with "training."03.03.2021 The House Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs Committee gave this bill a favorable report.02.24.2021 The House Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs Committee did not pass this bill out of committee. 02.11.2021 The House Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs Military, Local Government and Public Affairs subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Outlines procedures for a fire department that assumes the cost of training a firefighter to be reimbursed for the training costs by other fire departments that subsequently hire the firefighter. 
Sponsor: Steven Long House Com: MMPMA Senate Com: LCI
Status: Senate - Committee Amendment Adopted Status Date: 2/15/2022
Keywords: Fire House Public Safety
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H 3606 Exempts certain improvements made to residential property01.27.2022 The Senate Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment requires solar panel installers to be registered with SC LLR.10.13.2021 The Senate Labor, Commerce and Industry Professions and Occupations subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.02.24.2021 The House Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended by the subcommittee.02.18.2021 The House Labor, Commerce and Industry Business and Commerce subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. THe amendment clarifies that property owners may construct decks under a certain size without a building permit and it raised to $500 the threshold needed before a licensed contractor is required.Summary of the bill as introduced: Exempts certain improvements made to residential property from building permit requirements.
Sponsor: Murrell Smith House Com: LCI Senate Com: LCI
Status: Signed By Governor Status Date: 5/16/2022
Keywords: Building Codes
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H 4060 Requires the SC Building Codes Council to extend building codes03.18.2021 The House Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment makes the effective date of new residential building codes no earlier than 5 years but no later than 6 years and for commercial building codes no earlier than 2 years but no later than 3 years from adoption of the last updates.03.16.2021 The House Labor, Commerce and Industry Business and Commerce subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment requires residential and commercial codes be implemented no later than 7 years and 4 years from the previously-adopted codes.Summary of the bill as introduced: Extends the SC Building Codes Council residential and commercial code adoption process for six years from the date of implementation. 
Sponsor: William Sandifer House Com: LCI Senate Com: LCI
Status: Scrivener's error corrected Status Date: 4/7/2021
Keywords: Building Codes
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H 5036 Extends current law to include buildings unfit for both habitation and occupation05.04.2022 The Senate Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee gave this bill a favorable report.03.08.2022 The House Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment allows for the collection of demolition liens over five years or through the property tax process.03.02.2022 The House Labor, Commerce and Industry Real Estate subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Extends current law to include buildings unfit for both habitation and occupation in counties and adds a cause for police powers to be used regarding rubbish.
Sponsor: William Sandifer House Com: LCI Senate Com: LCI
Status: Scrivener's error corrected Status Date: 5/5/2022
Keywords: Building Codes General Governance
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S 0159 Enacts the South Carolina Minimum Wage ActSummary of the bill as introduced: Requires employers to pay employees a certain minimum wage.
Sponsor: John Scott House Com: Senate Com: LCI
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry Status Date: 1/12/2021
Keywords: Employment/Personnel Senate
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S 0343 Enacts the South Carolina Minimum Wage Act Summary of the bill as introduced: Requires employers to pay a certain minimum wage.
Sponsor: Maymia McLeod House Com: Senate Com: LCI
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry Status Date: 1/12/2021
Keywords: Employment/Personnel Senate
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S 0345 Directs SC LLR to establish emergency regulations that set standards for employers to control and prevent the spread of COVID-19Summary of the bill as introduced: Directs the SC Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation to establish emergency regulations that set standards for employers to control and prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Sponsor: Maymia McLeod House Com: Senate Com: LCI
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry Status Date: 1/12/2021
Keywords: Employment/Personnel Senate
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S 0500 Revises an exemption from regulation by the Board of Architectural Examiners for plans and specifications for certain detached single-family or two-family dwelling04.29.2021 The House, Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee gave this bill a favorable report.04.28.2021 The House Labor, Commerce and Industry Business and Commerce subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.03.25.2021 The Senate Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment references the SC Residential Code. 03.03.2021 The Senate Labor, Commerce and Industry Professions and Occupations subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment exempts townhomes from the architectural requirement and it changes the references to the International Code Series to the SC Residential Code.Summary of the bill as introduced: Revises an exemption from regulation by the Board of Architectural Examiners for plans and specifications for certain detached single-family or two-family dwelling.
Sponsor: John Scott House Com: LCI Senate Com: LCI
Status: Act No. 54 Status Date: 6/1/2021
Keywords: Building Codes
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S 0514 Act to Establish Pay EquitySummary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits an employer from paying wages to any employee at a rate less than the rate paid to employees of another race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin or disability status for comparable work.
Sponsor: Katrina Shealy House Com: Senate Com: LCI
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry Status Date: 2/3/2021
Keywords:
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S 0934 Requires that a member of the SC Buildings Code Council must be an architect selected from a list of qualified candidates04.28.2022 The House Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee gave this bill a favorable report.02.10.2022 The Senate Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended in subcommittee.02.09.2022 The Senate Labor, Commerce and Industry Regulatory and Local Government subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment requires all members of the Building Codes Council to be a resident of the state.01.26.2022 The Senate Labor, Commerce and Industry Regulatory and Local Government subcommittee carried this bill over.Summary of the bill as introduced: Requires that a member of the SC Buildings Code Council must be an architect selected from a list of qualified candidates submitted to the governor by the SC Chapter of the American Institute of Architects.
Sponsor: Thomas Davis House Com: LCI Senate Com: LCI
Status: Ratified R 178 Status Date: 5/12/2022
Keywords: Building Codes Senate
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S 1091 Requires the tax class 20 rate to be assigned to the employer until the next computation dateSummary of the bill as introduced: Requires the unemployment tax class 20 rate to be assigned to the employer until the next computation date or until all outstanding tax reports have been filed.
Sponsor: Shane Martin House Com: Senate Com: LCI
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry Status Date: 2/22/2022
Keywords: Employment/Personnel Finance/Revenue/Taxes
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