Bills Assigned to Keyword - Week of 04.17.2017 (15)

Date of Last Recorded Action: 12/6/2017


H 3310 Prohibits charging a penalty, fine or other additional cost for late local hospitality tax payments04.19.2017 A House Ways and Means Legislative subcommittee adjourned debate on this bill. Summary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits charging a penalty, fine or other additional cost for local hospitality tax payments received within seven days of the due date that in the aggregate exceeds five percent of the delinquent tax.
Sponsor: Leonidas Stavrinakis House Com: WM Senate Com:
Status: Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Robinson-Simpson Status Date: 1/12/2017
Keywords: Accommodations/Hospitality Taxes House Week of 04.17.2017
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H 3441 Requires employers' representatives to make workers' compensation payments through check or direct deposit04.25.2017 The Senate Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report.04.20.2017 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.01.24.2017 The House Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee gave this bill a favorable report.01.19.2017 The House Labor, Commerce and Industry Insurance subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Requires employers' representatives to make workers' compensation payments through check or direct deposit.
Sponsor: Craig Gagnon House Com: LCI Senate Com: Judy
Status: Act No. 24 Status Date: 5/15/2017
Keywords: Week of 01.09.2017 Week of 01.16.2017 Week of 01.23.2017 Week of 04.17.2017 Week of 04.24.2017 Workers' Comp
Passed
H 3818 Allows a law enforcement officer to seize evidence and detain people in circumstances related to a drug overdose04.25.2017 The House Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report.04.20.2017 The House Judiciary Criminal Laws subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Allows a law enforcement officer to seize evidence and detain people in circumstances related to a drug overdose and provides civil and criminal immunity for law enforcement officers related to the arrest of a person who later is determined to qualify for limited immunity.
Sponsor: Eric Bedingfield House Com: Judy Senate Com: MA
Status: Referred to Committee on Medical Affairs Status Date: 5/2/2017
Keywords: Public Safety Week of 02.20.2017 Week of 04.17.2017 Week of 04.24.2017
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H 3867 Exempts all property devoted to housing low income residents from property taxes05.02.2017 The Senate Finance Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended by the subcommittee. The full committee also adopted an amendment that freezes property tax on Santee Cooper lease hold properties.04.18.2017 The Senate Finance Property Tax subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment only makes technical changes.03.28.2017 The House Ways and Means Committee gave this bill a favorable report.03.08.2017 The House Ways and Means Property Tax subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Exempts all property devoted to housing low income residents from property taxes if the property is owned by an instrumentality of a nonprofit housing corporation.
Sponsor: William Herbkersman House Com: WM Senate Com: Fin
Status: Scrivener's error corrected Status Date: 5/10/2017
Keywords: Property Taxes Week of 02.27.2017 Week of 03.06.2017 Week of 03.27.2017 Week of 04.17.2017 Week of 05.01.2017
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H 3879 Increases the maximum payable amount for burial expenses under workers' compensation laws04.25.2017 The Senate Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended by the subcommittee.04.20.2017 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment increases the maximum amount from $10,000 to $12,000.03.09.2017 The House Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee gave this bill a favorable report.03.08.2017 The House Labor, Commerce and Industry Insurance subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment moves the cap from $7500 to $10,000.Summary of the bill as introduced: Increases the maximum payable amount for burial expenses under workers' compensation laws for accidental death to $7500. 
Sponsor: Sylleste Davis House Com: LCI Senate Com: Judy
Status: Act No. 38 Status Date: 5/18/2017
Keywords: Week of 02.27.2017 Week of 03.06.2017 Week of 04.17.2017 Week of 04.24.2017 Workers' Comp
Passed
H 3929 Changes certain exceptions to local ordinances related to certain agricultural animal facilities 04.27.2017 The House Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs Committee gave this bill a favorable report.04.25.2017 The House Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs Agriculture subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment changed the appeal radius from two miles to one mile.04.18.2017 The House Agriculture, Natural Resource and Environmental Affairs Agriculture subcommittee adjourned debate on this bill. Summary of the bill as introduced: Considers agricultural operations compliant with local laws and ordinances if the operation or facility is compliant with state law or regulations.
Sponsor: Davey Hiott House Com: ANREA Senate Com: ANR
Status: Referred to Committee on Agriculture and Natural Resources Status Date: 5/11/2017
Keywords: General Governance Week of 03.06.2017 Week of 04.17.2017 Week of 04.24.2017
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S 0061 Allows employees and retirees and their dependents of any political subdivision of the state to participate in the state health plan04.19.2017 A House Ways and Means Legislative subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.01.31.2017 The Senate Finance Committee gave this bill a favorable report.01.18.2017 The Senate Finance Health and Human Services subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Allows employees and retirees and their dependents of any political subdivision of the state to participate in the state health plan.
Sponsor: Bradley Hutto House Com: WM Senate Com: Fin
Status: Act No. 43 Status Date: 5/31/2017
Keywords: Health Insurance Senate Week of 01.16.2017 Week of 01.30.2017 Week of 04.17.2017
Passed
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 0109 Prohibits the operation of an unmanned aerial vehicle near a state or federal military installation04.18.2017 The Senate Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment ties state law violations to federal law (FAA guidelines) and creates a state law violation to which state or local law enforcement can respond. 03.29.2017 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment makes technical changes related to the authorized flight altitude consistent with FAA regulations.Summary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits the operation of an unmanned aerial vehicle within a certain distance of a state or federal military installation.
Sponsor: Thomas McElveen House Com: Judy Senate Com: Judy
Status: Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 5/9/2017
Keywords: General Governance Senate Week of 03.27.2017 Week of 04.17.2017
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S 0148 Revises the method of setting base salaries for magistrates04.18.2017 The Senate Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment phases in an increase in filing fees across all county courts to pay for increases in salaries. The amendment also indexes mandatory contributions with excess funds being returned to donor counties. 03.21.2017 The Senate Judiciary Committee carried this bill over.03.16.2017 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment changes the effective date for filing fees and salary increases and specifies how funds are remitted among counties.02.01.2017 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee carried this bill over.Summary of the bill as introduced: Revises the method of setting base salaries for magistrates and provides additional supplements to full-time chief and assistant chief magistrates.
Sponsor: Bradley Hutto House Com: Senate Com: Judy
Status: Scrivener's error corrected Status Date: 4/21/2017
Keywords: Courts Senate Week of 01.30.2017 Week of 03.13.2017 Week of 03.20.2017 Week of 04.17.2017
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S 0173 Requires a Class 1-LE law enforcement officer to complete continuing education credits in mental health or addictive disorders04.25.2017 The House Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report.04.20.2017 The House Judiciary Criminal Laws subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.03.07.2017 The Senate Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended by the subcommittee.03.01.2017 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment strikes all of the bill except the section that requires an officer to receive mental health or addictive disorder training once during a 3 year renewal period. The amendment also expands the training requirement to Class 2 and Class 3 officers. Summary of the bill as introduced: Requires a Class 1-LE law enforcement officer to complete continuing law enforcement education credits in mental health or addictive disorders.
Sponsor: Vincent Sheheen House Com: Judy Senate Com: Judy
Status: Act No. 46 Status Date: 5/31/2017
Keywords: Police Senate Week of 02.27.2017 Week of 03.06.2017 Week of 04.17.2017 Week of 04.24.2017
Passed
S 0214 Requires retailers to pay sales tax if an agreement is made to refer customers through the internet04.19.2017 A House Ways and Means Legislative subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.01.17.2017 The Senate Finance Committee gave this bill a favorable report. 01.17.2017 The Senate Finance Sales and Income Taxation subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Requires retailers to collect and remit a sales tax if an agreement is made with a resident of this state to refer customers through the Internet or otherwise for a commission. 
Sponsor: Marlon Kimpson House Com: WM Senate Com: Fin
Status: Referred to Committee on Ways and Means Status Date: 2/15/2017
Keywords: General Governance Week of 01.09.2017 Week of 01.16.2017 Week of 04.17.2017
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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 0346 S.C. Inclusionary Zoning Act05.02.2017 The Senate Judiciary Committee carried this bill over.04.25.2017 The Senate Judiciary Committee carried this bill over.04.19.2017 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment requires the local government using inclusionary zoning to file restrictive covenants assuring that the dwellings will remain affordable and reducing the maximum percentage of required affordable housing from 30 percent to 25 percent. Summary of the bill as introduced: Authorizes counties and municipalities to use inclusionary zoning strategies to increase the availability of affordable housing.
Sponsor: Marlon Kimpson House Com: Senate Com: Judy
Status: Referred to Subcommittee: Massey (ch), McElveen, Senn Status Date: 3/31/2017
Keywords: Planning/Zoning Week of 01.30.2017 Week of 04.17.2017 Week of 04.24.2017 Week of 05.01.2017
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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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