Bills Assigned to Keyword - Week of 01.28.2019 (13)

Date of Last Recorded Action: 5/23/2019


H 3775 Revises the freeholder agreement procedure by county governments for the creation of special tax districtsSummary of the bill as introduced: Revises the freeholder agreement procedure by county governments for the creation of special tax districts.
Sponsor: Alan Clemmons House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/29/2019
Keywords: Finance/Revenue/Taxes Week of 01.28.2019
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H 3776 Allows a local government to regulate an entity that rents golf carts, mopeds and unmanned aerial vehicles within its jurisdictionSummary of the bill as introduced: Allows a local government to regulate an entity that rents golf carts, mopeds and unmanned aerial vehicles within its jurisdiction.
Sponsor: Alan Clemmons House Com: EdPW Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Education and Public Works Status Date: 1/29/2019
Keywords: General Governance Week of 01.28.2019
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H 3780 Creates the Growing Rural Economies with Access to Technology Program03.26.2019 The House Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment removes sections unrelated to broadband and houses the program in the Rural Infrastructure Authority.03.20.2019 The House Labor, Commerce and Industry Public Utilities subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. As soon as the amendment is available, it will be posted.03.06.2019 The House Labor, Commerce and Industry Public Utilities subcommittee adjourned debate on this bill.Summary of the bill as introduced: Facilitates the deployment of broadband to unserved areas of the state and allows a municipality or municipal-owned utility to sell or lease any public enterprise that it owns.
Sponsor: Brian White House Com: LCI Senate Com: Judy
Status: Scrivener's error corrected Status Date: 4/4/2019
Keywords: General Governance Telecommunications Week of 01.28.2019 Week of 03.04.2019 Week of 03.18.2019 Week of 03.25.2019
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H 3799 Requires the entity undertaking a transportation improvement project to pay for utility relocation02.19.2019 The House Education and Public Works Transportation subcommittee adjourned debate on this bill. Summary of the bill as introduced: Requires an entity undertaking a transportation improvement project to bear the cost of relocating water and sewer lines.
Sponsor: Dwight Loftis House Com: EdPW Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Yow Status Date: 2/19/2019
Keywords: General Governance Transportation Week of 01.28.2019 Week of 02.18.2019
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H 3801 Prohibits certain expenditures of funds and other requirements to test backflow prevention devicesSummary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits certain expenditures of funds and other requirements to test backflow prevention devices.
Sponsor: William Herbkersman House Com: WM Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Ways and Means Status Date: 1/30/2019
Keywords: General Governance Week of 01.28.2019
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H 3806 Authorizes municipalities to adopt an ordinance requiring cemetery owners and operators to maintain, preserve and protect their cemeteries02.27.2019 THe House Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs Social Services, Mental Health and Children's Affairs subcommittee adjourned debate on this bill.Summary of the bill as introduced: Authorizes municipalities to adopt an ordinance requiring cemetery owners and operators to maintain, preserve and protect their cemeteries.
Sponsor: Wendell Gilliard House Com: MMPMA Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Govan Status Date: 2/12/2019
Keywords: General Governance Week of 01.28.2019 Week of 02.25.2019
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H 3828 Enacts the South Carolina Developer-Provided Transit Stop ActSummary of the bill as introduced: Authorizes counties and municipalities to incentivize  developers of certain housing projects that adjoin or are within a half mile of a public transit line to provide space and infrastructure for transit riders.
Sponsor: Marvin Pendarvis House Com: LCI Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry Status Date: 1/31/2019
Keywords: Transportation Week of 01.28.2019
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H 3833 Enacts the Municipal Tax Relief Act Summary of the bill as introduced: Allows a municipality to impose a sales tax through a referendum, which cannot exceed one percent, for municipal tax relief and for certain authorized projects.
Sponsor: Jason Elliott House Com: WM Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Ways and Means Status Date: 1/31/2019
Keywords: Finance/Revenue/Taxes Week of 01.28.2019
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S 0440 Amends the SC Textiles Communities Revitalization Act04.30.2019 The House Ways and Means Committee gave this bill a favorable report.04.30.2019 The House Ways and Means Economic Development subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.03.12.2019 The Senate Finance Committee gave this bill a favorable report.02.26.2019 The Senate Finance Sales and Income Tax subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment only makes technical changes. Summary of the bill as introduced: Amends the SC Textiles Communities Revitalization Act to clarify that a certain cap on rehabilitated expenses applies only to certain rehabilitated buildings on contiguous parcels.
Sponsor: Scott Talley House Com: WM Senate Com: Fin
Status: Signed By Governor Status Date: 5/16/2019
Keywords: Finance/Revenue/Taxes Week of 01.28.2019 Week of 02.25.2019 Week of 03.11.2019 Week of 04.29.2019
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S 0449 Allows the capital project sales tax to be used for certain infrastructure for economic development projectsSummary of the bill as introduced: Allows the capital project sales tax to be used for certain infrastructure for economic development projects.
Sponsor: Paul Campbell House Com: Senate Com: Fin
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Finance Status Date: 1/29/2019
Keywords: Finance/Revenue/Taxes Week of 01.28.2019
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S 0453 Repeals sections of the law exempting certain matters and closed meetings of public bodies from the Freedom of Information Act Summary of the bill as introduced: Repeals sections of the law exempting certain matters and closed meetings of public bodies from the Freedom of Information Act.
Sponsor: Richard Harpootlian House Com: Senate Com: Judy
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/29/2019
Keywords: FOIA Week of 01.28.2019
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S 0461 Increases the individual income tax deduction for certain firefighters, law enforcement officials and members of the state guardSummary of the bill as introduced: Increases the individual income tax deduction for certain firefighters, law enforcement officials and members of the state guard from $3,000 to $6,000.
Sponsor: Vincent Sheheen House Com: Senate Com: Fin
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Finance Status Date: 1/29/2019
Keywords: Finance/Revenue/Taxes Week of 01.28.2019
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S 0462 Expedites the return of certain property and money seized when forfeiture proceedings have not been instituted Summary of the bill as introduced: Expedites the return of certain property and money seized when forfeiture proceedings have not been instituted and charges have not been filed within 30 days of seizure.
Sponsor: Thomas Davis House Com: Senate Com: Judy
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/30/2019
Keywords: Police Public Safety Week of 01.28.2019
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