Bills Assigned to Keyword - Week of 01.09.2017 (18)

Date of Last Recorded Action: 12/6/2017


H 3405 Clarifies that only a landowner or a city or town council may apply to amend or change any zoning regulationSummary of the bill as introduced: Clarifies that only a landowner or a city or town council may apply to amend or change any zoning regulation of property.
Sponsor: Robert Ridgeway House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/11/2017
Keywords: Planning/Zoning Week of 01.09.2017
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H 3407 Allows a constable, reserve police officer volunteer firefighter or member of the state guard to enter any state park for freeSummary of the bill as introduced: Allows a South Carolina resident who is a constable, reserve police officer volunteer firefighter or member of the state guard to enter any state park for free.
Sponsor: Chip Huggins House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Martin Status Date: 2/14/2017
Keywords: General Governance Week of 01.09.2017
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H 3408 Allows a constable, reserve police officer volunteer firefighter or member of the state guard to recieve a free fishing licenseSummary of the bill as introduced: Allows the SC DNR to issue a constable, reserve police officer volunteer firefighter or member of the state guard a combination or a fishing license for free.
Sponsor: Chip Huggins House Com: ANREA Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Martin Status Date: 2/14/2017
Keywords: General Governance Week of 01.09.2017
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H 3409 Allows a constable, reserve police officer volunteer firefighter or member of the state guard to enter the State Museum for freeSummary of the bill as introduced: Allows a South Carolina resident who is a constable, reserve police officer volunteer firefighter or member of the state guard to enter the State Museum for free.
Sponsor: Chip Huggins House Com: WM Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Martin Status Date: 2/14/2017
Keywords: General Governance Week of 01.09.2017
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H 3416 Proposes an amendment to the state constitution to enact the environmental bill of rightsSummary of the bill as introduced: Proposes an amendment to the state constitution to enact the environmental bill of rights that would grant local governments the power to enact laws, regulations, ordinances and charter provisions that are more restrictive and protective of the environment than laws adopted by state government.
Sponsor: Joseph Neal House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Norrell, Clary, Cobb-Hunter, Govan, Funderburk, Dillard, Robinson-Simpson, Kirby, Alexander, Weeks, Douglas, Ott, King, Hayes, Atkinson, Parks, Williams, Jefferson, Ridgeway, Henegan, J.E.Smith, Hart, Ballentine, M Status Date: 4/18/2017
Keywords: Environment Week of 01.09.2017
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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
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H 3448 Removes the one year limitation during which the employee is protected from adverse employment action from a public employerSummary of the bill as introduced: Removes the one year limitation during which the employee is protected from adverse employment action from a public employer.
Sponsor: Laurie Funderburk House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Wheeler Status Date: 1/31/2017
Keywords: Employment/Personnel Week of 01.09.2017
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H 3449 Allows a 100 percent property tax exemption for homeowners age 65 or olderSummary of the bill as introduced: Allows a 100 percent property tax exemption for homeowners age 65 or older.
Sponsor: Kit Spires House Com: WM Senate Com:
Status: Referred to Committee on Ways and Means Status Date: 1/12/2017
Keywords: Property Taxes Week of 01.09.2017
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H 3459 Prohibits a local government from enacting ordinances that conflict or preempt state statutes regarding highway trafficSummary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits a local government from enacting ordinances that conflict or preempt state statutes regarding highway traffic.
Sponsor: Jimmy Bales House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/12/2017
Keywords: Police Public Safety Week of 01.09.2017
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H 3460 Establishes procedures for conducting elections by mailSummary of the bill as introduced: Establishes procedures for conducting elections by mail.
Sponsor: Gilda Cobb-Hunter House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/12/2017
Keywords: Elections Week of 01.09.2017
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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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S 0210 Requires the SC DOT to impose a toll along I-95 Summary of the bill as introduced: Requires the SC Department of Transportation to impose a toll along I-95 where it crosses Lake Marion in either Orangeburg or Clarendon County and to use the revenue from the toll for maintenance on I-95.
Sponsor: Kevin Johnson House Com: Senate Com: Tran
Status: Referred to Committee on Transportation Status Date: 1/10/2017
Keywords: Transportation Week of 01.09.2017
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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 0216 Requires notice given to residents in communities and neighborhoods before a utility provides maintenance on equipment Summary of the bill as introduced: Requires notice given to residents in communities and neighborhoods before a utility provides maintenance on equipment.
Sponsor: Marlon Kimpson House Com: Senate Com: Judy
Status: Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/10/2017
Keywords: Electric Week of 01.09.2017
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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
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S 0233 Allows Rural Infrastructure Fund grants to be awarded to certain municipalities and countiesSummary of the bill as introduced:Allows Rural Infrastructure Fund grants to be awarded to certain counties with a population less than 40,000 residents and municipalities located in counties with a population less than 40,000 residents.
Sponsor: Shane Massey House Com: Senate Com: Fin
Status: Referred to Committee on Finance Status Date: 1/10/2017
Keywords: Finance/Revenue/Taxes Week of 01.09.2017
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S 0238 Requires an insured to have notice of and give written consent to any increase in the deductible amount prior to renewalSummary of the bill as introduced: Requires an insured to have notice of and give written consent to any increase in the deductible amount prior to renewal.
Sponsor: Shane Massey House Com: Senate Com: BI
Status: Referred to Committee on Banking and Insurance Status Date: 1/10/2017
Keywords: General Governance Week of 01.09.2017
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S 0245 Conforms language of trafficking illegal drugs to the language concerning possession and distribution of illegal drugs01.24.2017 The Senate Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment clarifies that the provision would not undermine existing definitions included in the bill. Summary of the bill as introduced: Conforms language of trafficking illegal drugs, including opiates and heroin, to the language concerning possession and distribution of illegal drugs including synthetic opiates.
Sponsor: Bradley Hutto House Com: Senate Com: Judy
Status: Amended Status Date: 2/23/2017
Keywords: Police Week of 01.09.2017 Week of 01.23.2017
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