Legislation Sponsored by George Campsen (8)

Date of Last Recorded Action: 10/9/2020


S 0211 Allows political subdivisions to create separate golf cart paths on streets and roads05.13.2015 The House Education and Public Works Committee gave this bill a favorable report.05.05.2015 The House Education and Public Works Transportation subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.04.01.2015 The Senate Transportation Committee gave this bill a favorable report.03.19.2015 A Senate Transportation subcommittee carried this bill over.Summary of the bill as introduced: Allows political subdivisions to create separate golf cart paths on streets and roads within its jurisdiction.
Sponsor: George Campsen House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Act No. 86 Status Date: 6/19/2015
Keywords: General Governance
Passed
S 0212 Allows a person to claim a qualifying boat or watercraft as a primary residence for property tax purposes03.10.2015 The Senate Finance Committee recommitted this bill to the subcommittee.02.24.2015 The Senate Finance Committee carried this bill over.02.18.2015 The Senate Finance Property Taxation subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Allows a person to claim a qualifying boat or watercraft as a primary residence for property tax purposes.
Sponsor: George Campsen House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Finance Status Date: 1/13/2015
Keywords: Property Taxes
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S 0213 Removes the 4.5 percent funding level requirement for the Local Government FundSummary of the bill as introduced: Removes the 4.5 percent funding level requirement for the Local Government Fund and requires that appropriations to the fund must be made between not less than the allocation ratio of the latest fiscal year or the average of the allocation ratio of the five latest fiscal years or higher.
Sponsor: George Campsen House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Finance Status Date: 1/13/2015
Keywords: Finance/Revenue/Taxes
Priority
S 0215 Requires certification of a municipal election within two days of the election04.21.2015 The Senate Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report.04.16.2015 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Requires managers of elections to certify the municipal election within two days of the election.
Sponsor: George Campsen House Com: Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 5/5/2015
Keywords: Elections
Of Interest
S 0233 Defines public prayer as a prayer or invocation05.19.2016 The House Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report.05.18.2016 The House Judiciary Constitutional Laws subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.03.22.2016 The Senate Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment removes the General Assembly from being subject to the bill and removes a “member of the public body” as being eligible to serve as the body’s chaplain.03.15.2016 The Senate Judiciary Committee carried this bill over.03.01.2016 The Senate Judiciary Committee carried this bill over.02.25.2016 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Defines a public prayer in open meetings of deliberative bodies as a prayer or invocation and makes other changes to the SC Public Invocation Act to comply with the U.S. Supreme Court ruling in the Town of Greece, NY vs. Galloway (2014) case.
Sponsor: George Campsen House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Act No. 198 Status Date: 6/9/2016
Keywords: General Governance Week of 02.22.2016 Week of 02.29.2016 Week of 03.14.2016 Week of 05.16.2016
Passed
S 0322 South Carolina Workforce Participation Incentives ActSummary of the bill as introduced: Provides a tax credit for employers hiring a new full-time employee who was formerly unemployed.
Sponsor: George Campsen House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Finance Status Date: 1/13/2015
Keywords: Economic Development Employment/Personnel
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S 0324 Prohibits workers from obtaining a SC drivers' license with a matricula consular cardSummary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits workers from obtaining a SC drivers' license if the worker's only proof of identification is a matricula consular card or a substantially similar document issued by a consulate or embassy of another country.
Sponsor: George Campsen House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/13/2015
Keywords: Employment/Personnel
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S 0460 Allows a taxpayer to receive tax bills in electronic form05.18.2016 The House Ways and Means Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment requires liens to be made available online. The amendment further allows new owners of agricultural property to keep the agricultural assessment ratio. 05.04.2016 The House Ways and Means Property Tax subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. As soon as the amendment is written, it will be posted in the tracking system.03.17.2015 The Senate Finance Committee gave this bill a favorable report.03.10.2015 The Senate Finance Property Taxation subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report with an amendment. The amendment clarifies that this is optional.Summary of the bill as introduced: Permits a county to allow a taxpayer the option to receive certain property tax bills and receipts in electronic form.
Sponsor: George Campsen House Com: Senate Com:
Status: House - Read third time and returned to Senate with amendments Status Date: 6/1/2016
Keywords: Property Taxes Week of 05.02.2016 Week of 05.16.2016
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Municipal Association of South Carolina
1411 Gervais St., PO Box 12109, Columbia, SC 29211
Phone: 803.799.9574, Fax: 803.933.1299, mail@masc.sc