Bills Assigned to Keyword - Week of 02.20.2017 (17)

Date of Last Recorded Action: 12/6/2017


H 3138 Allows the S.C. Department of Revenue accept a single application to issue permits for selling beer and wine at a festival 05.02.2017 The House Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report.04.25.2017 The House Judiciary Committee did not take action on this bill although it was on the agenda.04.05.2017 The House Judiciary General Laws subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.02.23.2017 The House Judiciary General Laws subcommittee did not take action on this bill although it was on the agenda.Summary of the bill as introduced: Allows the S.C. Department of Revenue to issue permits to sell beer and wine at multiple locations on multiple days at a festival on one application.
Sponsor: Leonidas Stavrinakis House Com: Judy Senate Com: Judy
Status: Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 5/11/2017
Keywords: General Governance House Week of 02.20.2017 Week of 04.03.2017 Week of 04.24.2017 Week of 05.01.2017
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H 3139 Allows baseball complexes to obtain certain permits to sell beer and wine05.04.2017 The House Judiciary Constitutional Laws subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment adds soccer stadiums in additional to baseball complexes.02.23.2017 The House Judiciary General Laws subcommittee did not take action on this bill although it was on the agenda.Summary of the bill as introduced: Allows a baseball complex to be able to obtain a permit to sell beer and wine for on-premises consumption and obtain a biennial license to purchase alcoholic liquors by the drink.
Sponsor: Leonidas Stavrinakis House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/10/2017
Keywords: General Governance House Week of 02.20.2017 Week of 05.01.2017
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H 3615 Dylan Paul Mitchell Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Act03.30.2017 The House Education and Public Works Committee gave this bill a favorable report.03.01.2017 The House Education and Public Works Committee adjourned debate on this bill.02.22.2017 THe House Education and Public Works Motor Vehicle subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment requires a defensive driving course six months after the conviction instead of three months.Summary of the bill as introduced: Enacts penalties for drivers who fail to yield to a vulnerable road user.
Sponsor: William Herbkersman House Com: EdPW Senate Com:
Status: Committed to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 4/19/2017
Keywords: Public Safety Week of 01.30.2017 Week of 02.20.2017 Week of 02.27.2017 Week of 03.27.2017
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H 3649 Revises criteria for certain exempt buildings and detached single-family or two-family homes04.27.2017 The Senate Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended by the subcommittee. 04.26.2017 The Senate Labor, Commerce and Industry Professions and Occupations subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment provides criteria for when architectural or electrical drawings and seals are needed for certain commercial building construction. 03.02.2017 The House Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee gave this bill a favorable report.02.23.2017 The House Labor, Commerce and Industry Administration and Regulations subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment strikes all of the language in the architectural examiners bill, leaving current law as it is, and replaces the language with changes to the engineers' practice act. The amendment returns the thresholds for an engineer seal on plans for buildings and structures to those that are less than three stories high and less than five thousand square feet in area.Summary of the bill as introduced: Revises criteria for certain exempt buildings and detached single-family or two-family homes.
Sponsor: Kristopher Crawford House Com: LCI Senate Com: LCI
Status: Conference committee appointed Crawford, Atwater, Anderson Status Date: 5/11/2017
Keywords: Building Codes Week of 01.30.2017 Week of 02.20.2017 Week of 02.27.2017 Week of 04.24.2017
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H 3792 Sets minimum standards for the number of toilets at middle and high school football stadiums03.29.2017 The Senate Education Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment removes the word "football" in order to make it cover any stadium.03.29.2017 The Senate Education K-12 subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.03.02.2017 The House Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment reduces the numbers of sinks and applies current building codes.02.23.2017 The House Labor, Commerce and Industry Administration and Regulations subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Sets minimum standards for the number of toilets and lavatories for men and women at middle and high school football stadiums.
Sponsor: Anne Thayer House Com: LCI Senate Com: Ed
Status: Act No. 25 Status Date: 5/15/2017
Keywords: Planning/Zoning Week of 02.13.2017 Week of 02.20.2017 Week of 02.27.2017 Week of 03.27.2017
Passed
S 0005 Requires S.C. DHEC to inspect all dams that a state highway crosses over 02.23.2017 The Senate Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee carried this bill over.01.18.2017 The Senate Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Requires S.C. DHEC to inspect all dams that a state highway crosses over.
Sponsor: Katrina Shealy House Com: Senate Com: ANR
Status: Referred to Committee on Agriculture and Natural Resources Status Date: 1/10/2017
Keywords: General Governance Senate Week of 01.16.2017 Week of 02.20.2017
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S 0078 Requires state guard members to be entitled to military leave without loss of pay while attending training04.19.2017 A House Ways and Means Legislative subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.02.22.2017 The Senate General Committee gave this bill a favorable report.02.16.2017 A Senate General subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.01.26.2017 A Senate General subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Requires state guard members to be entitled to military leave without loss of pay, seniority or efficiency rating while attending state guard encampment, training or ordered to active duty.
Sponsor: Thomas Alexander House Com: WM Senate Com: Gen
Status: Referred to Committee on Ways and Means Status Date: 3/13/2017
Keywords: General Governance Senate Week of 01.23.2017 Week of 02.13.2017 Week of 02.20.2017 Week of 04.17.2017
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S 0114 Allows manufacturers or producers of alcoholic beverages to donate products to nonprofit organizations05.02.2017 The House Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report.04.25.2017 The House Judiciary Committee did not take action on this bill although it was on the agenda.04.05.2017 The House Judiciary General Laws subcommittee failed to give this bill a favorable report.02.21.2017 The Senate Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report.02.15.2017 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment limits to specific nonprofit events, not exceeding four per year. The amendment requires the continued adherence to the three-tiered system. Non-profits would be required to present its special event permit to the alcohol provider and the provider would be required to provide specified information in its invoice to the nonprofit.Summary of the bill as introduced: Allows manufacturers or producers of beer, ale, porter, wine and alcoholic liquors to donate products and furnish representatives to dispense and promote their beverages to qualified nonprofit organizations that intend to sell these products at permitted events to raise money for the organization.
Sponsor: Sean Bennett House Com: Judy Senate Com: Judy
Status: Act No. 44 Status Date: 5/31/2017
Keywords: General Governance Senate Week of 02.13.2017 Week of 02.20.2017 Week of 04.03.2017 Week of 04.24.2017 Week of 05.01.2017
Passed
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 0131 Restructures the offenses that involve disturbing schools03.21.2017 The Senate Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment requires than an administrator must be brought in when practical before law enforcement is contacted to remove a suspended student.03.07.2017 The Senate Judiciary Committee carried this bill over.02.21.2017 The Senate Judiciary Committee did not take action on this bill although it was on the agenda.02.15.2017 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report. Summary of the bill as introduced: Restructures the offenses and penalties into a delineated list of actions that involve disturbing schools.
Sponsor: Maymia McLeod House Com: Judy Senate Com: Judy
Status: Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 4/18/2017
Keywords: Police Senate Week of 02.13.2017 Week of 02.20.2017 Week of 03.06.2017 Week of 03.20.2017
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S 0218 Prohibits a municipality from establishing, mandating or requiring an employee benefit03.02.2017 The House, Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee gave this bill a favorable report.02.22.2017 The House Labor, Commerce and Industry Business and Commerce subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.01.26.2017 The Senate Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee gave this bill a favorable report.01.18.2017 The Senate Labor, Commerce and Industry Labor and Employment subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits a municipality from establishing, mandating or requiring an employee benefit. This bill does not limit the authority of municipalities to establish employee benefits in employment relationships.
Sponsor: Shane Massey House Com: LCI Senate Com: LCI
Status: Act No. 3 Status Date: 4/17/2017
Keywords: Employment/Personnel Week of 01.09.2017 Week of 01.16.2017 Week of 01.23.2017 Week of 02.20.2017 Week of 02.27.2017
Passed
S 0261 S.C. Commercial-Property Assessed Clean Energy Act (C-PACE)05.10.2017 The House Labor, Commerce and Industry Executive subcommittee carried this over.03.09.2017 The Senate Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended by the subcommittee.02.23.2017 The Senate Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee carried this over.02.15.2017 The Senate Labor, Commerce and Industry Regulatory and Local Government subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment removes all language that would allow bonds.Summary of the bill as introduced: Allows a governing body to establish a district by ordinance to promote, encourage and facilitate clean energy improvements within its geographic area.
Sponsor: Thomas Alexander House Com: LCI Senate Com: LCI
Status: Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry Status Date: 3/30/2017
Keywords: Environment Utilities Week of 01.16.2017 Week of 02.13.2017 Week of 02.20.2017 Week of 03.06.2017 Week of 05.08.2017
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S 0315 Authorizes the Hurricane, Earthquake and Fire Advisory Committee to address the mitigation of property losses due to flood04.27.2017 The House Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee gave this bill a favorable report.04.26.2017 The House Labor, Commerce and Industry Insurance subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.02.22.2017 The Senate Banking and Insurance Committee gave this bill a favorable report.02.15.2017 A Senate Banking and Insurance subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Authorizes the Hurricane, Earthquake and Fire Advisory Committee to address the mitigation of property losses due to flood.
Sponsor: Ronnie Cromer House Com: LCI Senate Com: BI
Status: Act No. 28 Status Date: 5/18/2017
Keywords: General Governance Week of 01.23.2017 Week of 02.13.2017 Week of 02.20.2017 Week of 04.24.2017
Passed
S 0324 Allows retired and active judges and clerks of court to carry a concealed weapon 04.18.2017 The Senate Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. As soon as the amendment is written, it will be available in the tracking system. 03.21.2017 The Senate Judiciary Committee carried this bill over.03.07.2017 The Senate Judiciary Committee carried this bill over.02.21.2017 The Senate Judiciary Committee did not take action on this bill even though it was on the agenda.02.15.2017 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Allows retired and active judges and clerks of court to carry a concealed weapon.
Sponsor: Harvey Peeler House Com: Senate Com: Judy
Status: Scrivener's error corrected Status Date: 5/9/2017
Keywords: Public Safety Week of 01.30.2017 Week of 02.13.2017 Week of 02.20.2017 Week of 03.06.2017 Week of 03.20.2017 Week of 04.17.2017
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S 0369 Makes it illegal for a person to indecently expose himself or herself in a correctional or detention facility03.16.2017 The Senate Corrections and Penology Committee carried this bill over.02.23.2017 A Senate Corrections and Penology subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Makes it illegal for a person to indecently expose himself or herself in a correctional or detention facility.
Sponsor: Greg Hembree House Com: Senate Com: CP
Status: Referred to Committee on Corrections and Penology Status Date: 2/7/2017
Keywords: Public Safety Week of 02.06.2017 Week of 02.20.2017 Week of 03.13.2017
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S 0394 Makes changes to the state retirement system benefits and contributions02.21.2017 The Senate Finance Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment makes Public Employment Benefit Authority actuaries' information shareable with the Retirement System Investment Commission. Summary of the bill as introduced: Reduces the assumed annual rate of return from 7.5 percent to 7.25 percent. It increases the employer contribution rate for SCRS and PORS 2 percent effective July 1. Then increases one percent each year through 2023. The bill also places a cap on employee contribution rate effective July 1 to nine percent. There is no reduction in cost of living adjustments.
Sponsor: Vincent Sheheen House Com: Senate Com: Fin
Status: Referred to Committee on Ways and Means Status Date: 3/7/2017
Keywords: Retirement Week of 02.06.2017 Week of 02.20.2017
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S 0449 SC Constitutional Carry Act of 201705.02.2017 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.04.18.2017 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee carried this bill over.Summary of the bill as introduced: Affirms that it is legal to carry a handgun in this state with location exceptions where firearms are prohibited.
Sponsor: Shane Martin House Com: Senate Com: Judy
Status: Referred to Subcommittee: Malloy (ch), Fanning, Goldfinch, Rice, Senn Status Date: 4/19/2017
Keywords: Public Safety Week of 02.20.2017 Week of 04.17.2017 Week of 05.01.2017
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