Bills Assigned to Keyword - 03.16.2015 (35)

Date of Last Recorded Action: 9/17/2020


H 3035 Take Palmetto Pride Where You Live Act03.19.2015 The Senate Fish, Game and Forestry Committee gave this bill a favorable report.03.04.2015 The Senate Fish, Game and Forestry Committee did not take action on this bill although it was on the agenda.02.11.2015 A Senate Fish, Game and Forestry subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.01.28.2015 The House Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs Environmental Affairs I subcommitteee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment indicates public service will include a litter pick up but not limited to litter pick up. Later in the week, the full House Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended by the subcommitte.Summary of the bill as introduced: Creates the Take Palmetto Pride Where You Live Act Commission to develop a strategic state plan for litter removal, reduction and prevention.
Sponsor: Gilda Cobb-Hunter House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Act No. 8 Status Date: 4/9/2015
Keywords: General Governance
Passed
H 3115 Prohibits municipalities from regulating knives and guns03.17.2015 The House Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report.03.05.2015 The House Judiciary General and Family Laws subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report with an amendment. The amendment clarifies that local governments may enforce state or federal laws that regulate knives and firearms. The amendment also clarifies that local governments may regulate the careless or negligent discharge or public brandishment of knives and firearms.Summary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits municipalities from enacting, enforcing or promulgating any regulation or ordinance that regulates or attempts to regulate the transfer, ownership, possession, carrying or transportation of knives, guns or ammunition.
Sponsor: Michael Pitts House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 3/31/2015
Keywords: General Governance Public Safety
Of Interest
H 3213 Requires law enforcement officers to notify DMV of medical conditions of drivers04.29.2015 The Senate Transportation Committee gave this bill a favorable report.03.19.2015 A Senate Transportation subcommittee carried this bill over. 02.11.2015 The House Education and Public Works Committee gave this bill a favorable report. 02.04.2015 The House Education and Public Works Public Safety subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Requires law enforcement officers who suspect that a motor vehicle accident was the result of a driver's loss of consciousness due to a medical condition to notify DMV of the determination.
Sponsor: Wayne George House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Transportation Status Date: 2/24/2015
Keywords: Public Safety
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H 3216 Gives the same power and duties as animal control officers to litter control officers 03.19.2015 The House Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs Committee gave this bill a favorable report.03.18.2015 The House Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs Environmental Affairs II subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Gives the same power and duties as animal control officers to litter control officers
Sponsor: Deborah Long House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Senate - Referred to Subcommittee: Gregory (ch), Coleman, Thurmond Status Date: 5/9/2016
Keywords: General Governance
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H 3304 Creates a new fire district in Greenville and Spartanburg Counties04.14.2015 The House Education and Public Works Committee gave this bill a favorable report.03.17.2015 The House Education and Public Works Public Safety subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report with an amendment. The amendment clarifies the area of the fire service district.Summary of the bill as introduced: Creates the Landrum Fire and Rescue District in Greenville and Spartanburg counties.
Sponsor: Norman Brannon House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Act No. 48 Status Date: 6/9/2015
Keywords: Fire
Passed
H 3351 Requires DHEC to develop an inspection plan for ponds and streams03.18.2015 The House Agriculture, Natural Resources  and Environmental Affairs Environmental Affairs II subcommittee did not take action on this bill. The sponsor withdrew the bill from consideration.Summary of the bill as introduced: Requires SC DHEC to develop and implement an inspection plan to ensure that every pond, stream and similar body of water is maintained in compliance with all federal, state and local laws.
Sponsor: Mia McLeod House Com: Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs Status Date: 1/20/2015
Keywords: Environment
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H 3378 Grants DHEC sole authority on emergency orders over a beach or dune critical area03.19.2015 The House Agriculture, Natural Resource and Environmental Affairs Committee adjourned debate on this bill.03.18.2015 The House Agriculture, Natural Resource and Environmental Affairs Environmental Affairs I subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Grants DHEC sole authority in granting emergency orders over a beach or dune critical area and establishes guidelines over the use of sandbags in these areas.
Sponsor: William Herbkersman House Com: Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name removed as sponsor: Bowers Status Date: 2/17/2015
Keywords: General Governance
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H 3433 Domestic Violence Reform Act03.24.2015 The House Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report with amendments. As soon as the amendments are available, they will be posted here.03.19.2015 The House Judiciary Criminal Laws subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report with an amendment. As soon as the amendment is available, it will be posted here.03.05.2015 The House Judiciary Criminal Laws subcommittee did not take action on this bill although it was on the agenda.Summary of the bill as introduced: Restructures the domestic violence offenses by graduating the penalties into degrees.
Sponsor: Shannon Erickson House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 4/21/2015
Keywords: Public Safety
Of Interest
H 3446 Increases penalties for failure to stop for a law enforcement officer03.17.2015 The House Education and Public Works Public Safety subcommittee adjourned debate on this bill.02.10.2015 The House Education and Public Works Public Safety subcommittee adjourned debate on this bill.Summary of the bill as introduced: Increases penalties associated with failure to stop when signaled to stop by a law enforcement vehicle.
Sponsor: William Crosby House Com: Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Education and Public Works Status Date: 1/28/2015
Keywords: Public Safety
Of Interest
H 3521 Prevents a court or other enforcement authority from enforcing foreign law05.11.2016 The Senate Judiciary Committee did not report this bill out of committee. 04.19.2016 The Senate Judiciary Committee carried this bill over.04.13.2016 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. As soon as the amendment is written, it will be posted in the tracking system.05.05.2015 The House Judiciary Committee recommitted this bill back to the subcommittee.04.21.2015 THe House Judiciary Committee adjourned debate on this bill.03.24.2015 The House Judiciary Committee did not take action on this bill although it was on the agenda.03.17.2015 The House Judiciary Committee adjourned debate on this bill.03.05.2015 THe House Judiciary General and Family Laws subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Prevents a court or other enforcement authority from enforcing foreign law.
Sponsor: Harry Limehouse House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Senate - Referred to Subcommittee: Massey (ch), Bright, Coleman, Young, Kimpson Status Date: 2/16/2016
Keywords: Courts Week of 04.11.2016 Week of 04.18.2016 Week of 05.09.2016
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H 3525 Regulates transportation network companies03.19.2015 The House Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee gave this bill a favorable report.03.17.2015 The House Labor, Commerce and Industry Public Utilities subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report with an amendment. The amendment defines the companies as only those that operate outside municipal limits.02.19.2015 The House Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee recommitted this bill to the subcommittee.02.12.2015 The House Labor, Commerce and Industry Public Utilities subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendments require any appeals go to the Administrative Law Court rather than Public Service Commission, require vehicles to be inspected within 30 days of entering service, and remove the mileage cap.Summary of the bill as introduced: Outlines the regulations for transportation network companies under the Office of Regulatory Staff and exempts these companies from regulation by the Public Service Commission.
Sponsor: William Sandifer House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Act No. 88 Status Date: 7/14/2015
Keywords: Transportation
Passed
H 3545 Restructures the elements of the degrees of arson03.15.2016 A Conference Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment strikes a provision that dealt with the Youthful Offender Act expungement. The conference report was later adopted by both the House and Senate. 02.10.2016 A Conference Committee met but did not take action on the bill.05.21.2015 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.03.17.2015 The House Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report.03.05.2015 The House Judiciary Criminal Laws subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Restructures the elements of the degrees of arson.
Sponsor: Michael Gambrell House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Act No. 154 Status Date: 5/2/2016
Keywords: Fire Week of 02.08.2016 Week of 03.14.2016
Passed
H 3583 Prohibits cities and towns from accepting proposals from businesses that boycott based on race or religion05.19.2015 The Senate Finance Committee gave this bill a favorable report.05.12.2015 The Senate Finance Sales and Income Taxation subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report with an amendment. The amendment includes language from S545.03.17.2015 The House Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report with an amendment. The amendment includes gender as a grounds in which a company can't discriminate. The amendment also reduced the monetary threshold from $100,000 to $10,000.03.03.2015 The House Judiciary Committee adjourned debate on this bill.02.25.2015 The House Judiciary Constitutional Laws subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits the state or a political subdivision of the state from accepting a proposal from or procuring goods or services from a business which engages in the boycott of a person or entity based on race, color, religion or national origin.  
Sponsor: Alan Clemmons House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Act No. 63 Status Date: 6/12/2015
Keywords: General Governance
Passed
H 3685 Adds a $5 surcharge on all monetary penalties imposed by municipal courts03.22.2016 The Senate Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended by the subcommittee.03.15.2016 The Senate Judiciary Committee carried this bill over. 03.10.2016 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.02.02.2016 The House Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment removes the $5 surcharge and requires tickets to be electronically submitted to the SC DMV within five days of disposal.01.26.2015 The House Judiciary Committee adjourned debate on this bill.05.19.2015 The House Judiciary Committee adjourned debate on this bill.05.12.2015 The House Judiciary Committee adjourned debate on this bill.05.05.2015 The House Judiciary Committee adjourned debate on this bill.04.21.2015 The House Judiciary Committee adjourned debate on this bill.03.24.2015 The House Judiciary Committee adjourned debate on this bill.03.18.2015 The House Judiciary Special Laws subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report with an amendment. The amendment includes all tickets.Summary of the bill as introduced: Requires a $5 surcharge on all penalties imposed by a general sessions, magistrates or municipal court for misdemeanor traffic or non-traffic offenses where an electronic ticket or citation was issued.
Sponsor: Dennis Moss House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Act No. 185 Status Date: 5/31/2016
Keywords: Police Week of 01.25.2016 Week of 02.01.2016 Week of 03.07.2016 Week of 03.14.2016 Week of 03.21.2016
Passed
H 3714 Grants further duties to the Joint Legislative Committee on Municipal Incorporation to review charters of certain cities and towns03.19.2015 The House Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs Local Government and Corrections subcommittee adjourned debate on this bill.Summary of the bill as introduced: Requires cities and towns shows population drops below 300 to show that it is maintaining municipal services at an adequate level to maintain its certificate of incorporation.
Sponsor: Gregory Duckworth House Com: Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs Status Date: 2/25/2015
Keywords: Incorporation
Of Interest
H 3837 SC New Market Jobs ActSummary of the bill as introduced: Provides a credit against insurance premium taxes and possible other state taxes made in certain investments by qualified community development entities.
Sponsor: Dwight Loftis House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Scrivener's error corrected Status Date: 3/20/2015
Keywords: Economic Development Finance/Revenue/Taxes
Of Interest
H 3838 Commerical Motor Vehicle Equity and Infrastructure Improvement ActSummary of the bill as introduced: Replaces property taxes with a road use fee on certain vehicles.
Sponsor: Dwight Loftis House Com: Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Ways and Means Status Date: 3/17/2015
Keywords:
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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
Of Interest
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 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
Of Interest
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
Of Interest
S 0211 Allows political subdivisions to create separate golf cart paths on streets and roads05.13.2015 The House Education and Public Works Committee gave this bill a favorable report.05.05.2015 The House Education and Public Works Transportation subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.04.01.2015 The Senate Transportation Committee gave this bill a favorable report.03.19.2015 A Senate Transportation subcommittee carried this bill over.Summary of the bill as introduced: Allows political subdivisions to create separate golf cart paths on streets and roads within its jurisdiction.
Sponsor: George Campsen House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Act No. 86 Status Date: 6/19/2015
Keywords: General Governance
Passed
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
Of Interest
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







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