Bills Assigned to Keyword - 03.09.2015 (19)

Date of Last Recorded Action: 9/8/2022


S 0002 Establishes the Interstate Lane Expansion Fund03.24.2015 The Senate Finance Transportation Funding Special subcommittee did not take action on this bill although it was on the agenda.   03.17.2015 The Senate Finance Transportation Funding Special subcommittee did not take action on this bill although it was on the agenda.   03.10.2015 The Senate Finance Transportation Funding Special subcommittee did not take action on this bill although it was on the agenda.  03.03.2015 The Senate Finance Transportation Funding Special subcommittee did not take action on this bill although it was on the agenda. 02.12.2015 The Senate Finance Transportation Funding Special subcommittee did not take action on this bill although it was on the agenda.Summary of the bill as introduced: Increases the number of lanes on existing mainline interstates with funding from the taxes from the sale, use or titling of a motor vehicle.  
Sponsor: Nikki G. Setzler House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Finance Status Date: 1/13/2015
Keywords: Transportation
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S 0023 Adds a motor vehicle user fee of 16 cents per diesel gallon to liquefied natural gas03.24.2015 The Senate Finance Transportation Funding Special subcommittee did not take action on this bill although it was on the agenda.    03.17.2015 The Senate Finance Transportation Funding Special subcommittee did not take action on this bill although it was on the agenda.    03.10.2015 The Senate Finance Transportation Funding Special subcommittee did not take action on this bill although it was on the agenda.  03.03.2015 The Senate Finance Transportation Funding Special subcommittee did not take action on this bill although it was on the agenda.  02.12.2015 The Senate Finance Transportation Funding subcommittee did not take action on this bill although it was on the agenda.Summary of the bill as introduced: Adds a motor vehicle user fee of 16 cents per diesel gallon to liquefied natural gas.
Sponsor: Lawrence K. %26quot;Larry%26quot; Grooms House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Finance Status Date: 1/13/2015
Keywords: Finance/Revenue/Taxes Transportation
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S 0047 Requires all state and local law enforcement officers to wear body cameras04.21.2015 The Senate Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended by the subcommittee.04.15.2015 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report with an amendment. The amendment provides funding at the state level for body cameras.03.26.2015 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee did not take action on this bill although it was on the agenda.03.11.2015 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee did not take action on this bill although it was on the agenda.03.04.2015 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee carried this bill over.Summary of the bill as introduced: Requires all state and local law enforcement officers to wear body cameras.
Sponsor: Gerald Malloy House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Act No. 71 Status Date: 6/18/2015
Keywords: Police
Passed
S 0142 Requires all excess general fund revenues to be credited to the State Highway Fund03.24.2015 The Senate Finance Transportation Funding Special subcommittee did not take action on this bill although it was on the agenda.    03.17.2015 The Senate Finance Transportation Funding Special subcommittee did not take action on this bill although it was on the agenda.    03.10.2015 The Senate Finance Transportation Funding Special subcommittee did not take action on this bill although it was on the agenda.  03.03.2015 The Senate Finance Transportation Funding Special subcommittee did not take action on this bill although it was on the agenda.  02.12.2015 The Senate Finance Transportation Funding subcommittee did not take action on this bill although it was on the agenda.Summary of the bill as introduced: Requires all excess general fund revenues accumulated in a fiscal year in excess of general appropriations and supplemental appropriations to be credited to the State Highway Fund for improvements to existing mainline interstates and state and local roads.
Sponsor: Creighton B. Coleman House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Finance Status Date: 1/13/2015
Keywords: Finance/Revenue/Taxes Transportation
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S 0170 Obligates a retailer to be liable for the sales tax05.18.2016 The House Ways and Means Committee adjourned debate on this bill.05.04.2016 The House Ways and Means Sales and Income Tax subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.03.17.2015 The Senate Finance Committee gave this bill a favorable report.03.11.2015The Senate Finance Sales and Income Taxation subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report with an amendment. The amendment makes the provisions of the bill effective on January 1, 2016 and deletes the distribution center exemption.Summary of the bill as introduced: Obligates a retailer to be liable for the sales tax or responsible for collecting and remitting the use tax if the retailer enters into an agreement with a resident of the state under which the resident refers potential customers.
Sponsor: Marlon Kimpson House Com: Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Ways and Means Status Date: 5/12/2015
Keywords: Sales Taxes Week of 05.02.2016 Week of 05.16.2016
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S 0212 Allows a person to claim a qualifying boat or watercraft as a primary residence for property tax purposes03.10.2015 The Senate Finance Committee recommitted this bill to the subcommittee.02.24.2015 The Senate Finance Committee carried this bill over.02.18.2015 The Senate Finance Property Taxation subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Allows a person to claim a qualifying boat or watercraft as a primary residence for property tax purposes.
Sponsor: George Campsen House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Finance Status Date: 1/13/2015
Keywords: Property Taxes
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S 0237 Continues the Study Committee on Expungement of Criminal Offenses until December 31, 201503.17.2015 The Senate Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report.03.11.2015 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Continues the Study Committee on Expungement of Criminal Offenses until December 31, 2015.
Sponsor: Karl Allen House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Act No. 129 Status Date: 8/17/2015
Keywords: Expungement
Passed
S 0244 Local Option Motor Fuel User Fee Act03.24.2015 The Senate Finance Transportation Funding Special subcommittee did not take action on this bill although it was on the agenda.    03.17.2015 The Senate Finance Transportation Funding Special subcommittee did not take action on this bill although it was on the agenda.    03.10.2015 The Senate Finance Transportation Funding Special subcommittee did not take action on this bill although it was on the agenda.  03.03.2015 The Senate Finance Transportation Funding Special subcommittee did not take action on this bill although it was on the agenda.  02.12.2015 The Senate Finance Transportation Funding subcommittee did not take action on this bill although it was on the agenda.Summary of the bill as introduced: Allows a county to impose by ordinance and approved by referendum a user fee of no more than five cents a gallon on retail sales  of fuel for the sole purpose of road improvement projects and road maintenance within the county.
Sponsor: Chauncey Gregory House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Finance Status Date: 1/13/2015
Keywords: Finance/Revenue/Taxes Transportation
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S 0255 Requires removal of arrest records on websites if the charges have been dismissed or discharged02.08.2016 The conference committee was granted free conference powers to change the bill. The final conference report expands expungement law to municipal ordinance offenses, among others. The bill also makes the new expungement availability retroactive to individuals who were previously denied expungement.01.21.2016 A conference committee met but did not take action on the bill. 05.05.2015 The House Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report.04.30.2015 The House Judiciary Criminal Laws subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report with an amendment. The amendment allows the records up for destruction to be retained beyond the statutory period if they are being used in an ongoing action.03.24.2015 The Senate Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report with an amendment. The amendment provides that for dismissed criminal offenses, including traffic offenses and local ordinance offenses, for which an individual was not fingerprinted are eligible for expungement.03.17.2015 The Senate Judiciary Committee carried this bill over. 03.11.2015 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee took no action although it was on the agenda. 03.10.2015 The Senate Judiciary Committee recommitted this bill back to the subcommittee03.03.2015 The Senate Judiciary Committee carried this bill over.02.24.2015 The Senate Judiciary Committee carried this bill over.02.17.2015 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. As soon as the amendment is written by Senate staff, it will be posted.Summary of the bill as introduced: Requires removal of arrest records on websites within 30 days if the charges have been dismissed, discharged or the person is found not guilty.
Sponsor: Paul Thurmond House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Act No. 132 Status Date: 2/23/2016
Keywords: Courts Week of 01.18.2016 Week of 02.08.2016
Passed
S 0381 Allows terminated employees close to retirement to buy out remaining retirement time05.18.2016 The House Ways and Means Committee gave this bill a favorable report.05.05.2016 The House Ways and Means General Government, Personnel and Benefits subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.03.10.2015 The Senate Finance Committee gave this bill a favorable report.03.03.2015 The Senate Finance Retirement and Employee Benefits subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report with an amendment. The amendment confirms the terminated employee who is a member of either SCRS or PORS has five days to purchase up to one year of service credit to make them eligible to retire.Summary of the bill as introduced: Allows any public employee who is terminated within one year of full retirement to purchase the remaining time within five days of termination.
Sponsor: Katrina Shealy House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Act No. 202 Status Date: 6/9/2016
Keywords: Employment/Personnel Week of 05.02.2016 Week of 05.16.2016
Passed
S 0406 Increases the gas tax and provides an income tax credit03.24.2015 The Senate Finance Transportation Funding Special subcommittee did not take action on this bill although it was on the agenda.    03.17.2015 The Senate Finance Transportation Funding Special subcommittee did not take action on this bill although it was on the agenda.    03.10.2015 The Senate Finance Transportation Funding Special subcommittee did not take action on this bill although it was on the agenda.  03.03.2015 The Senate Finance Transportation Funding Special subcommittee did not take action on this bill although it was on the agenda.  02.12.2015 The Senate Finance Transportation Funding subcommittee did not take action on this bill although it was on the agenda.Summary of the bill as introduced: Directs the State Fiscal Accountability Authority to establish a motor fuel surcharge and provide for a refundable income tax credit for taxpayers who pay the motor fuel surcharge.
Sponsor: Paul Thurmond House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Scrivener's error corrected Status Date: 2/10/2015
Keywords: Finance/Revenue/Taxes
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S 0409 South Carolina Transportation Companies Act04.01.2015 The Senate Transportation Committee gave this bill a favorable report with an amendment. As soon as the amendment is available, it will be posted here.03.25.2015 The Senate Transportation Committee carried this bill over. 03.17.2015 A Senate Transportation subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.03.10.2015 A Senate Transportation subcommittee did not take action on this bill although it was on the agenda.Summary of the bill as introduced: Outlines the regulations for transportation network companies such as Uber under the Office of Regulatory Staff and exempts these companies from regulation by the Public Service Commission. This bill also exempts transportation network companies from municipal regulation.
Sponsor: Kevin Bryant House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Transportation Status Date: 2/4/2015
Keywords: Transportation
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S 0453 Makes the surcharges on certain traffic tickets to fund training permanent 03.10.2015 The Senate Finance Committee gave this bill a favorable report.03.03.2015 The Senate Finance Sales and Income Taxation subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Makes the surcharges on certain traffic tickets to fund training at the SC Criminal Justice Academy permanent.
Sponsor: Michael Fair House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Senate - Recommitted to Committee on Finance Status Date: 5/11/2016
Keywords: Finance/Revenue/Taxes
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S 0460 Allows a taxpayer to receive tax bills in electronic form05.18.2016 The House Ways and Means Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment requires liens to be made available online. The amendment further allows new owners of agricultural property to keep the agricultural assessment ratio. 05.04.2016 The House Ways and Means Property Tax subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. As soon as the amendment is written, it will be posted in the tracking system.03.17.2015 The Senate Finance Committee gave this bill a favorable report.03.10.2015 The Senate Finance Property Taxation subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report with an amendment. The amendment clarifies that this is optional.Summary of the bill as introduced: Permits a county to allow a taxpayer the option to receive certain property tax bills and receipts in electronic form.
Sponsor: George Campsen House Com: Senate Com:
Status: House - Read third time and returned to Senate with amendments Status Date: 6/1/2016
Keywords: Property Taxes Week of 05.02.2016 Week of 05.16.2016
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S 0527 Makes changes to the state retirement system04.14.2015 The Senate Finance Committee gave this bill a favorable report.03.19.2015 A Senate Finance Special State Retirement Funds Investment Review subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report with an amendment. As soon as the amendment is written by Senate staff, it will be posted here.Summary of the bill as introduced: Makes technical changes to Public Employee Benefit Authority and the South Carolina Retirement System Investment Commission as recommended by an audit report.
Sponsor: Joel Lourie House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Finance Status Date: 3/10/2015
Keywords: Employment/Personnel Retirement
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S 0529 CDL Driver Employment Protection ActSummary of the bill as introduced: Requires that civil liability claims against an employer of a person who has a valid CDL based on a theory of negligent hiring, training, retention or entrustment must be considered in the second phase of a bifurcated trial.
Sponsor: Larry Martin House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Senate - Referred to Subcommittee: Massey (ch), Coleman, Gregory Status Date: 3/12/2015
Keywords: General Governance
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S 0532 Clarifies the law regarding expenditures for rehabilitating historic structures04.01.2015 The Senate Finance Sales and Income Taxatin subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report with an amendment. The amendment adds a $1 million cap to the tax credits for each building and changes the length of the credit to three years.Summary of the bill as introduced: Clarifies the taxes and license fees against which the tax credit for rehabilitating certified historic structures may be taken. The bill also adds the definition of state-owned abandoned buildings and certain tax credits for rehabilitating state-owned buildings.  
Sponsor: Creighton Coleman House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Finance Status Date: 3/10/2015
Keywords: Finance/Revenue/Taxes
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S 0545 Adds certain exclusions for specific procurements or contracts05.12.2015 The Senate Finance Sales and Income Taxation subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report with an amendment. The amendment only includes clarification language.Summary of the bill as introduced: Add exclusions for procurements or contracts which are valued at less than $10,000, entered into with a local, state or federal government entity or state agency or entered into before January 1, 2015.
Sponsor: Bradley Hutto House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Finance Status Date: 3/11/2015
Keywords: General Governance
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S 0546 Makes it illegal to park certain vehicles in a fire lane or a no parking zoneSummary of the bill as introduced: Makes it illegal to park certain vehicles in a fire lane or a no parking zone and provides penalties for violations.
Sponsor: Joel Lourie House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Transportation Status Date: 3/11/2015
Keywords: Public Safety
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