Bills Assigned to Keyword - Week of 02.27.2017 (12)

Date of Last Recorded Action: 12/6/2017


H 3860 Conforms language of trafficking illegal drugs to the language concerning possession and distribution of illegal drugsSummary 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: Russell Fry House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Putnam, Cogswell Status Date: 3/8/2017
Keywords: Public Safety Week of 02.27.2017
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H 3863 Requires an employer doing business in the state to report new hires to the Child Support Services DivisionSummary of the bill as introduced: Requires an employer doing business in the state to report new hires to the Child Support Services Division.
Sponsor: Phyllis Henderson House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry Status Date: 2/28/2017
Keywords: Employment/Personnel Week of 02.27.2017
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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
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H 3890 Requires permitting for new surface water withdrawals and expands existing registrationsSummary of the bill as introduced: Requires permitting for new surface water withdrawals and expands existing registrations.
Sponsor: James Smith House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Taylor Status Date: 3/8/2017
Keywords: Water Week of 02.27.2017
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S 0482 Allows the local governing body to perform the duties of a commission on certain capital projects Summary of the bill as introduced: Allows the local governing body to perform the duties of a commission if the proceeds from a capital projects sales tax only goes to one project.
Sponsor: Thomas Davis House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Referred to Committee on Finance Status Date: 2/28/2017
Keywords: Finance/Revenue/Taxes Week of 02.27.2017
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S 0483 Directs the treasurer to disburse certain funds to the Town of Nichols for recovery expenses03.14.2017 The Senate Finance Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended by the subcommittee.03.09.2017 The Senate Finance Constitutional subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment includes a possible payback provision.Summary of the bill as introduced: Directs the treasurer to disburse certain funds to the Town of Nichols for recovery expenses associated with the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew.
Sponsor: Kent Williams House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Referred to Committee on Ways and Means Status Date: 3/21/2017
Keywords: General Governance Week of 02.27.2017 Week of 03.06.2017 Week of 03.13.2017
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S 0492 Requires the SC DOT Commission to establish project priority lists Summary of the bill as introduced: Requires the SC DOT Commission to establish project priority lists for each program category proposed to be included in the statewide transportation infrastructure plan and the state non-federal aid program.
Sponsor: Sandra Senn House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Referred to Committee on Transportation Status Date: 3/1/2017
Keywords: Transportation Week of 02.27.2017
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S 0501 Directs the state treasurer to disburse funds to counties and municipalities that maintain unreimbursed expenses from the 2014 winter stormSummary of the bill as introduced: Directs the state treasurer to disburse funds to counties and municipalities that maintain unreimbursed expenses from the 2014 winter storm.
Sponsor: Thomas Young House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Referred to Committee on Finance Status Date: 3/2/2017
Keywords: Finance/Revenue/Taxes Week of 02.27.2017
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S 0503 Requires the expedited return of seized items if charges have not been filed within 30 daysSummary of the bill as introduced: Requires the expedited return of seized items if charges have not been filed within 30 days.
Sponsor: Thomas Davis House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 3/2/2017
Keywords: Police Week of 02.27.2017
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S 0504 Creates the offenses of assault and battery of a high and aggravated nature on a law enforcement officerSummary of the bill as introduced: Creates the offenses of first, second and third degree assault and battery of a high and aggravated nature on a law enforcement officer.
Sponsor: David Climer House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 3/2/2017
Keywords: Police Week of 02.27.2017
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S 0505 Requires the SC DOT Commission to establish project priority lists Summary of the bill as introduced: Requires the SC DOT Commission to establish project priority lists for each program category proposed to be included in the statewide transportation infrastructure plan and the state non-federal aid program.
Sponsor: Lawrence Grooms House Com: Senate Com: Tran
Status: Referred to Committee on Transportation Status Date: 3/2/2017
Keywords: Transportation Week of 02.27.2017
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