Bills Assigned to Keyword - Week of 02.06.2017 (16)

Date of Last Recorded Action: 12/6/2017


H 3231 Directs the City of Spartanburg to establish the terms, conditions, membership and procedures of the city's civil service commission05.02.2017 The Senate Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report.04.27.2017 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.02.08.2017 The House Judiciary Special Laws subcommittee did not take action on this bill although it was on the agenda.Summary of the bill as introduced: Directs the City of Spartanburg to establish the terms, conditions, membership and procedures of the city's civil service commission for the benefit of the police and fire departments.
Sponsor: Edward Tallon House Com: Judy Senate Com: Judy
Status: Act No. 105 Status Date: 7/12/2017
Keywords: Fire House Police Week of 02.06.2017 Week of 04.24.2017 Week of 05.01.2017
Passed
H 3247 Makes several changes to the current law on mopeds02.08.2017 The House Education and Public Works Committee gave this bill a favorable report.02.07.2017 The House Education and Public Works Transportation subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.01.25.2017 The House Education and Public Works Transportation subcommittee adjourned debate on this bill.01.18.2017 The House Education and Public Works Transportation subcommittee adjourned debate on this bill.Summary of the bill as introduced: Defines a moped as a cycle, defined as a motor vehicle, with or without pedals, to permit propulsion by human power, that travels on no more than three wheels in contact with the ground powered by gas, electricity, alternative fuel, or a hybrid combination.
Sponsor: William Crosby House Com: EdPW Senate Com: Tran
Status: Act No. 89 Status Date: 5/31/2017
Keywords: House Public Safety Week of 01.16.2017 Week of 01.23.2017 Week of 02.06.2017
Passed
H 3278 Prohibits a state, county or municipal detention facility from keeping an inmate from meeting with his attorney03.14.2017 A Senate Corrections and Penology subcommittee carried this bill over.02.07.2017 The House Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report.02.02.2017 The House Judiciary Criminal Laws subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits a state, county or municipal detention facility from keeping an inmate from meeting with his attorney.
Sponsor: Todd Rutherford House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: Referred to Committee on Corrections and Penology Status Date: 2/23/2017
Keywords: House Public Safety Week of 01.30.2017 Week of 02.06.2017 Week of 03.13.2017
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H 3333 Requires the Legislative Audit Council to conduct a management performance audit of the Office of Indigent Defense02.14.2017 The House Judiciary Committee recommitted this bill to the subcommittee.02.08.2017 The House Judiciary Constitutional Laws subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment removes the language that required the Office of Indigent Defense to pay the Legislative Audit Council for the audit. 01.26.2017 The House Judiciary Constitutional Laws subcommittee did not take action on this bill although it was on the agenda.Summary of the bill as introduced: Requires the Legislative Audit Council to conduct a management performance audit of the Office of Indigent Defense beginning December 2017 and every three years after.
Sponsor: Jeffrey Johnson House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/10/2017
Keywords: Courts Finance/Revenue/Taxes House Week of 01.23.2017 Week of 02.06.2017 Week of 02.13.2017
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H 3352 Changes certain sections of the current Freedom of Information Act law05.19.2017 Gov. Henry McMaster signed the bill into law. Get a summary of the changes.05.02.2017 The Senate Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report.02.07.2017 The House Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment only makes technical changes.01.26.2017 The House Judiciary Constitutional Laws subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Creates the Office of Freedom of Information Act Review within the Administrative Law Court.
Sponsor: Weston Newton House Com: Judy Senate Com: Judy
Status: Act No. 67 Status Date: 5/31/2017
Keywords: FOIA House Week of 01.23.2017 Week of 02.06.2017 Week of 05.01.2017
Passed
H 3466 Requires a law enforcement officer to complete continuing education credits in mental health or addictive disorders02.16.2017 The House Judiciary Criminal Laws subcommittee adjourned debate on this bill.Summary of the bill as introduced: Requires a law enforcement officer to complete continuing education credits in mental health or addictive disorders.
Sponsor: Daniel Hamilton House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/12/2017
Keywords: Police Week of 01.09.2017 Week of 02.06.2017
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H 3516 Increases certain fees and taxes to pay for highway and road repair and maintenance 05.04.2017 The conference committee met and adopted all identical sections of the two bills. Members plan to continue to meet to work on the different sections.03.14.2017 The Senate Finance Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended by the subcommittee and later amended by the full committee to change the car tax structure but yield the same revenue.03.08.2017 The Senate Finance Special Transportation subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment raises the gas tax 2 cents every year for 6 years to raise $800 million for roads. The amendment would also cap the gas tax below Georgia and North Carolina's current taxes, it strikes the S.C. DOT governance changes included in the House bill. The amendment also raises car sales taxes and other fees. 03.07.2017 The Senate Finance Special Transportation subcommittee carried this bill over.02.09.2017 The House Ways and Means Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended by the subcommittee.02.07.2017 The House Ways and Means Legislative subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment creates a infrastructure maintenance trust fund for repairs and maintenance only. Summary of the bill as introduced: Increases the motor fuel user fee by 10 cents over five years to pay for highway and road repair and maintenance.
Sponsor: Gary Simrill House Com: WM Senate Com: Fin
Status: Act No. 40 Status Date: 5/25/2017
Keywords: Finance/Revenue/Taxes Transportation Week of 01.16.2017 Week of 02.06.2017 Week of 03.06.2017 Week of 03.13.2017 Week of 05.01.2017
Passed
H 3650 S.C. Business License Tax Standardization Act02.09.2017 The House, Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended by the subcommittee.02.08.2017 The House, Labor, Commerce and Industry Executive subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendments exempt from business license tax 25 percent of gross income of businesses that is collected outside of the county or municipal limits; memorialize formal or informal agreements between businesses and cities “agreed to before January 1, 2019”; allow real estate brokers and brokers-in-charge to pay a business license tax only on commissions retained; allow business license verification to business licensing “officials” only; allow adjustments for growth in business’ gross income between 2016 and the first year of the bill’s implementation when calculating the tax due from each business; allow the Secretary of State to use reserve funds to implement collection of business license taxes; and provide that a county or municipality may establish business license rates; exempt premiums collected on life, accident and health insurance policies from insurance companies’ gross income. Summary of the bill as introduced: Shifts the responsibility to administer business license taxes from cities and towns to the Secretary of State and exempts certain businesses from paying a business license tax.
Sponsor: William Sandifer House Com: LCI Senate Com:
Status: Recommitted to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry Status Date: 3/1/2017
Keywords: Business License Business Licensing Week of 01.30.2017 Week of 02.06.2017
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H 3651 Prohibits the Municipal Association of S.C. from collecting certain business license and insurance taxes02.09.2017 The House Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended by the subcommittee.02.08.2017 The House Labor, Commerce and Industry Executive subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment exempts premiums collected on life, accident and health insurance policies from insurance companies’ gross income. Summary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits the Municipal Association of S.C. from collecting certain business license and insurance taxes.
Sponsor: William Sandifer House Com: LCI Senate Com:
Status: Recommitted to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry Status Date: 3/1/2017
Keywords: General Governance Week of 01.30.2017 Week of 02.06.2017
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H 3652 Requires governmental agencies to consider all piping materials for determining requirements for certain projects02.09.2017 The House Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment includes all political subdivisions.02.07.2017 THe House Labor, Commerce and Industry Public Utilities subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Requires governmental agencies to consider all piping materials for determining requirements for certain projects.
Sponsor: Michael Forrester House Com: LCI Senate Com:
Status: Referred to Committee on Finance Status Date: 3/21/2017
Keywords: General Governance Week of 01.30.2017 Week of 02.06.2017
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H 3653 Prohibits local governments from enacting ordinances that declare operations or expansion of manufacturing facilities a nuisance03.02.2017 The House Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee gave this bill a favorable report. 02.16.2017 The House, Labor, Commerce and Industry Real Estate subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits local governments from enacting ordinances that declare operations or expansion of manufacturing facilities a nuisance.
Sponsor: Michael Forrester House Com: LCI Senate Com: LCI
Status: Committee report: Favorable Labor, Commerce and Industry Status Date: 4/18/2017
Keywords: General Governance Week of 01.30.2017 Week of 02.06.2017 Week of 02.27.2017
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S 0011 Expands the S.C. Hurricane Damage Mitigation Program to include flood damage 02.08.2017 The Senate Banking and Insurance Committee gave this bill a favorable report.01.25.2017 A Senate Banking and Insurance subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Expands the S.C. Hurricane Damage Mitigation Program to include flood damage.
Sponsor: Thomas Davis House Com: Senate Com: BI
Status: Committed to Committee on Finance Status Date: 2/16/2017
Keywords: General Governance Senate Week of 01.23.2017 Week of 02.06.2017
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S 0090 Extends the time period for eligibility exam for magistrates02.07.2017 The Senate Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report.02.01.2017 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Extends the time period for the validity of the examination scores for magistrates to one year before and two years after the time of the appointment.
Sponsor: George Campsen House Com: Judy Senate Com: Judy
Status: Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 2/16/2017
Keywords: Courts Senate Week of 01.30.2017 Week of 02.06.2017
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S 0115 Establishes a mandatory alcohol server training and education program04.26.2017 The House Judiciary General Laws subcommittee adjourned debate on this bill.02.21.2017 The Senate Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report.02.09.2017 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. As soon as the amendments are written, they will be posted on the tracking system.Summary of the bill as introduced: Establishes and provides for the implementation and enforcement of an alcohol server training and education program that requires servers of alcoholic beverages for on-premises consumption to obtain alcohol server certificates.
Sponsor: Luke Rankin House Com: Judy Senate Com: Judy
Status: Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 3/28/2017
Keywords: General Governance Senate Week of 02.06.2017 Week of 02.20.2017 Week of 04.24.2017
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S 0118 Expands the civil jurisdiction of magistrates court from $7,500 to $10,00002.07.2017 The Senate Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment removes the mediation requirement.02.01.2017 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. As soon as the amendments are drafted, they will be posted in the tracking system.Summary of the bill as introduced: Expands the civil jurisdiction of magistrates court from $7,500 to $10,000 and requires any case with an amount exceeding $5,000 to be ordered for mandatory mediation.
Sponsor: George Campsen House Com: Senate Com: Judy
Status: Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 2/28/2017
Keywords: Courts Senate Week of 01.30.2017 Week of 02.06.2017
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S 0126 Establishes mandatory alcohol server education02.09.2017 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee carried this bill over.Summary of the bill as introduced: Establishes a mandatory responsible alcohol server education program for persons employed by businesses who are authorized to sell, serve, transfer or dispense beer, wine or alcoholic liquors for consumption on or off premises.
Sponsor: Bradley Hutto House Com: Senate Com: Judy
Status: Referred to Subcommittee: Shealy (ch), Hutto, Senn Status Date: 1/18/2017
Keywords: General Governance Senate Week of 02.06.2017
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Municipal Association of South Carolina
1411 Gervais St., PO Box 12109, Columbia, SC 29211
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