Legislation with Tracking Level = Of Interest (346)

Date of Last Recorded Action: 5/22/2024


H 3009 Requires all defendants in state summary courts facing criminal charges to be informed of their right to counselSummary of the bill as introduced: Requires all defendants in state summary courts facing criminal charges with the possibility of imprisonment to be informed of their right to counsel.
Sponsor: Gilda Cobb-Hunter House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/10/2023
Keywords: Courts House
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H 3036 Creates the offense of unlawful trackingSummary of the bill as introduced: Creates the offense of unlawful tracking and defines the term "tracking device."
Sponsor: Todd Rutherford House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/10/2023
Keywords: Courts House Public Safety
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H 3045 Provides for the expedited return of certain seized property and money when forfeiture proceedings have not been institutedSummary of the bill as introduced: Provides for the expedited return of certain seized property and money when forfeiture proceedings have not been instituted or charges have not been filed within 30 days of the seizure.
Sponsor: Todd Rutherford House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/10/2023
Keywords: House Police Public Safety
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H 3046 Deletes the exception in the Tort Claims Act for institution or prosecution of any judicial or administrative proceedingSummary of the bill as introduced: Deletes the exception to waivers of immunity in the Tort Claims Act for institution or prosecution of any judicial or administrative proceeding.
Sponsor: Todd Rutherford House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/10/2023
Keywords: House Tort Reform
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H 3093 Authorizes municipal and county councils to impose a community charge on nonprofit hospitals, colleges and universities Summary of the bill as introduced: Gives municipal and county councils the ability to impose a community charge on nonprofit hospitals, colleges and universities.
Sponsor: Todd Rutherford House Com: MMPMA Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs Status Date: 1/10/2023
Keywords: Finance/Revenue/Taxes House
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H 3096 Withholds all Local Government Fund disbursements from counties and municipalities that relocate or remove certain monumentsSummary of the bill as introduced: Withholds all Local Government Fund disbursements from counties and municipalities that relocate or remove certain monuments. This bill also requires any member of a municipal or county council that votes in favor of removing a monument is guilty of misconduct in office.
Sponsor: Bill Taylor House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Kilmartin Status Date: 4/27/2023
Keywords: General Governance House
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H 3102 Enacts the Stop Social Media Censorship Act Summary of the bill as introduced: Stops certain social media censorship and provides penalties.
Sponsor: James Burns House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Beach Status Date: 2/2/2023
Keywords: General Governance House
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H 3104 Prohibits a shooting range from locating 150 yards from a residential neighborhood or schoolSummary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits a shooting range from locating 150 yards from any portion of a residential neighborhood or school.
Sponsor: Joseph Bustos House Com: MMPMA Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Henderson-Myers Status Date: 2/28/2023
Keywords: General Governance House
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H 3120 Enacts the I-95 Corridor Authority Act Summary of the bill as introduced: Creates the I-95 Corridor Authority to carry out economic development, health and educational improvement activities that will improve the economic conditions in its member counties.
Sponsor: Lonnie Hosey House Com: WM Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Ways and Means Status Date: 1/10/2023
Keywords: General Governance House
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H 3144 Allows the sale of alcoholic liquors on Sunday to be authorized by referendum01.10.2024 The House Judiciary General Laws subcommittee adjourned debate on this bill.Summary of the bill as introduced: Allows the sale of alcoholic liquors on Sunday to be authorized by referendum.
Sponsor: Todd Rutherford House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/10/2023
Keywords: General Governance
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H 3149 Prohibits a penalty or fine from being imposed on local hospitality tax payments received within seven days of the due dateSummary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits a penalty or fine from being imposed on local hospitality tax payments received within seven days of the due date.
Sponsor: Leonidas Stavrinakis House Com: WM Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Ways and Means Status Date: 1/10/2023
Keywords: Accommodations/Hospitality Taxes House
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H 3156 Prohibits the interruption of electrical service to a commercial customer for nonpayment until 25 days have elapsedSummary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits the interruption of electrical service to a commercial customer for nonpayment until 25 days have elapsed from the date of billing.
Sponsor: John King House Com: LCI Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry Status Date: 1/10/2023
Keywords: Electric House Utilities
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H 3157 Prohibits a public utility or a third party authorized by a public utility to accept payments for utility bills on behalf of the public utility Summary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits a public utility or a third party authorized by a public utility to accept payments for utility bills on behalf of the public utility. This bill also prohibits public utilities from collecting additional service fees from a customer's payment.
Sponsor: John King House Com: LCI Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry Status Date: 1/10/2023
Keywords: Electric House Utilities
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H 3160 Revises the definition of "personal vehicle" and "prearranged ride" in the law related to Transportation Network Companies02.27.2024 The House Education and Public Works Committee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Revises the definition of "personal vehicle" and "prearranged ride" in the law related to Transportation Network Companies.
Sponsor: Leonidas Stavrinakis House Com: EdPW Senate Com: Tran
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Transportation Status Date: 3/12/2024
Keywords: General Governance House
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H 3178 Establishes certain duties of law enforcement officers to prevent or mitigate incidents of mass violenceSummary of the bill as introduced: Establishes certain duties of law enforcement officers to prevent or mitigate incidents of mass violence. The bill also provides for civil liability for breaches of these duties.
Sponsor: Marvin Pendarvis House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/10/2023
Keywords: House Police Tort Reform
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H 3214 Authorizes residential food production operations in a private residence and served to customers in a private residenceSummary of the bill as introduced: Authorizes residential food production operations in a private residence and served to customers in a private residence. This bill also exempts residential food productions operations from SC Department of Health and Environmental Control regulations that affect retail food establishments.
Sponsor: JA Moore House Com: ANREA Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs Status Date: 1/10/2023
Keywords: General Governance House
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H 3229 Allows the issuance of a license for a tattoo facility if all churches, schools and playgrounds within the parameters do not objectSummary of the bill as introduced: Allows the issuance of a license for a tattoo facility if all churches, schools and playgrounds within the parameters do not object to the issuance of the license.
Sponsor: Todd Rutherford House Com: LCI Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry Status Date: 1/10/2023
Keywords: House Planning/Zoning
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H 3241 Enacts the Commercial Driver License Holder Employment Protection ActSummary of the bill as introduced: Provides that completion of a federally sanctioned commercial driver's license exam and the issuance of a valid CDL by this state constitutes prima facie evidence of basic qualifications to drive a commercial motor vehicle. 
Sponsor: Gilda Cobb-Hunter House Com: EdPW Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Education and Public Works Status Date: 1/10/2023
Keywords: General Governance House
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H 3244 Requires candidates that vacate office due to a criminal conviction to reimburse the election authority for a special electionSummary of the bill as introduced: Requires candidates that vacate office because of a criminal conviction to reimburse the appropriate election authority for any election related to filling the vacated seat.
Sponsor: Gilda Cobb-Hunter House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Bauer Status Date: 1/25/2023
Keywords: Elections House
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H 3263 Creates a Police Brutality Citizens Review Committee in every countySummary of the bill as introduced: Creates a Police Brutality Citizens Review Committee in every county to investigate instances of alleged police brutality and publish a report. 
Sponsor: John King House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/10/2023
Keywords: House Police Public Safety
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H 3265 Directs a procurement officer to decrease the bidder's price by 2% for award determination purposes if the bid is submitted by a certain businessSummary of the bill as introduced: Directs a procurement officer to decrease the bidder's price by 2% for award determination purposes if the bid is submitted by a business owned by a service-disabled veteran residing in the state.
Sponsor: Dennis Moss House Com: WM Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Ways and Means Status Date: 1/10/2023
Keywords: House Procurement
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H 3270 Requires reporting on a statement of economic interest any gift with a value of $25 or more in a daySummary of the bill as introduced: Requires reporting on a statement of economic interests any gift with a value of $25 or more in a day or a total of $200 or more in a calendar year.
Sponsor: Weston Newton House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/10/2023
Keywords: Ethics House
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H 3277 Requires the SC Department of Insurance director to be elected by qualified electors in a general electionSummary of the bill as introduced: Requires the SC Department of Insurance director to be elected by qualified electors in a general election.
Sponsor: Leonidas Stavrinakis House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/10/2023
Keywords: General Governance House
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H 3327 Limits the time period that a circuit court must make a final ruling on an action to enforce FOIA02.09.2023 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: Limits the time period to one year after filing that a circuit court must make a final ruling on an action to enforce the SC Freedom of Information Act. 
Sponsor: Seth Rose House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/10/2023
Keywords: FOIA House
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H 3331 Enacts the Ban the Box ActSummary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits job applications from including questions related to criminal convictions unless the conviction directly relates to the employment. 
Sponsor: Todd Rutherford House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/10/2023
Keywords: Employment/Personnel House
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Municipal Association of South Carolina
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