Legislation Sponsored by Thomas Young (5)

Date of Last Recorded Action: 1/27/2023


S 0236 Requires any municipal election precinct with 3,000 or more voters to have its own polling place03.23.2021 The Senate Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment applies the bill only to partisan primary elections, not general elections.03.16.2021 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment changes the distance between pooled precincts from 5 miles back to 3 miles.Summary of the bill as introduced: Requires any municipal precinct with 3,000 or more voters to have its own polling place, an increase from the previous cap of 1,500.
Sponsor: Thomas Young House Com: Judy Senate Com: Judy
Status: Act No. 207 Status Date: 6/1/2022
Keywords: Elections Senate
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S 0246 Allows magistrates to serve in holdover status for no more than 14 days at the end of the termSummary of the bill as introduced: Allows magistrates to serve in holdover status for no more than 14 days at the end of the term.
Sponsor: Thomas Young House Com: Senate Com: Judy
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/12/2021
Keywords: Courts Senate
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S 0247 Prohibits electric public utilities from disclosing customer information to a third party Summary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits natural gas or electric public utilities from disclosing customer information to a third party without the express consent of the customer.
Sponsor: Thomas Young House Com: Senate Com: Judy
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/12/2021
Keywords: Electric Gas Senate Utilities
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S 0248 South Carolina Hands-Free Act01.19.2022 The Senate Transportation Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended by the subcommittee.01.12.2022 A Senate Transportation subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment strikes all of the language in the current bill and replaces it with new language. The new bill includes a definition of mobile electronic device, includes exceptions for parking and navigation, includes penalties and preemptive language for local ordinances.Summary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits the driver of a motor vehicle from physically holding a wireless communication device while operating the vehicle.
Sponsor: Thomas Young House Com: Judy Senate Com: Tran
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 3/1/2022
Keywords: General Governance
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S 0250 Requires candidates and committees to file campaign bank account statements at the same timeSummary of the bill as introduced: Requires candidates and committees to file campaign bank account statements for the previous quarter's report at the same time.
Sponsor: Thomas Young House Com: Senate Com: Judy
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/12/2021
Keywords: Elections Senate
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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