Bills Assigned to Keyword - Week of 01.18.2016 (9)

Date of Last Recorded Action: 7/16/2021


H 4688 Makes it illegal to interfere with or reposition portable road closure signs03.09.2016 The House Education and Public Works Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended by the subcommittee.02.24.2016 The House Education and Public Works Transportation subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment allows for temporary movement and replacement of a traffic control device by an authorized person to allow him access to a premises. 02.03.2016 The House Education and Public Works Committee gave this bill a favorable report.01.27.2016 The House Education and Public Works Transportation subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Makes it illegal to interfere with or reposition portable road closure signs and devices.
Sponsor: Alan Clemmons House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Transportation Status Date: 3/17/2016
Keywords: Public Safety Transportation Week of 01.18.2016 Week of 01.25.2016 Week of 02.01.2016 Week of 02.22.2016 Week of 03.07.2016
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H 4710 Requires a candidate to become a certified law enforcement officer to successfully pass a drug test that includes anabolic steroidsSummary of the bill as introduced: Requires a candidate to become a certified law enforcement officer to successfully pass a drug test that includes anabolic steroids.
Sponsor: Cezar McKnight House Com: Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/20/2016
Keywords: Police Week of 01.18.2016
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H 4712 Classifies off-premise outdoor advertising signs as personal property04.05.2016 The Senate Finance Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended by the subcommittee.03.22.2016 The Senate Finance Property Taxation subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment eliminates any loopholes for structures other than billboards.02.10.2016 The House Ways and Means Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment requires both written and electronic notice to the assessor if a mistake is made.02.04.2016 The House Ways and Means Property Tax subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment requires written notification from property owners for 2014 and 2015 changes in assessments.Summary of the bill as introduced: Classifies off-premise outdoor advertising signs as personal property and requires an off-premise sign site to be taxed at its value that existed before the erection of the sign.
Sponsor: Brian White House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Act No. 167 Status Date: 5/6/2016
Keywords: Property Taxes Week of 01.18.2016 Week of 02.01.2016 Week of 02.08.2016 Week of 03.21.2016 Week of 04.04.2016
Passed
H 4713 Closes the current SC Retirement System and creates the SC Retirement Investment PlanSummary of the bill as introduced: Closes the SC Retirement System for employees or officers taking office after June 30, 2017 and requires those employees or officers to enroll in the SC Retirement Investment Plan.
Sponsor: Nathan Ballentine House Com: Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Ways and Means Status Date: 1/21/2016
Keywords: Retirement Week of 01.18.2016
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H 4717 Creates the South Carolina Farm Aid Fund03.15.2016 The Senate Finance Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment makes the board an advisory board and dissolves in two years. It also requires the SC Department of Agriculture to use existing resources to administer the grants. 03.15.2016 The Senate Finance Natural Resources and Economic Development subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report. 02.10.2016 The House Ways and Means Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendments require the governor’s declaration of a state of emergency to grant application eligibility and it adds that a grant must be used for agricultural production expenses and losses but not new equipment.01.28.2016 The House Ways and Means Revenue Policy subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report with an amendment. The amendment makes only technical changes.Summary of the bill as introduced: Creates a fund to assist farmers who have suffered at least a 40 percent loss of agricultural commodities as a result of a natural disaster. 
Sponsor: Brian White House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Act No. 174 Status Date: 5/24/2016
Keywords: Finance/Revenue/Taxes Week of 01.18.2016 Week of 01.25.2016 Week of 02.08.2016 Week of 03.14.2016
Passed
S 0999 Allows a specific municipality to annex blighted property by ordinanceSummary of the bill as introduced: Allows a specific municipality to annex blighted property by ordinance.
Sponsor: Vincent Sheheen House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/19/2016
Keywords: Annexation Week of 01.18.2016
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S 1000 Allows the City of Camden to annex a property by ordinance upon the finding that the property is blightedSummary of the bill as introduced: Allows the City of Camden to annex a property by ordinance upon the finding that the property is blighted.
Sponsor: Vincent Sheheen House Com: Senate Com:
Status: House - Recommitted to Kershaw Delegation Status Date: 3/1/2016
Keywords: Annexation Week of 01.18.2016
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S 1002 Revises the boundaries of the Garden City- Murrells Inlet Fire DistrictSummary of the bill as introduced: Revises the boundaries of the Garden City- Murrells Inlet Fire District.
Sponsor: Raymond Cleary House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Act No. 141 Status Date: 3/17/2016
Keywords: General Governance Week of 01.18.2016
Passed
S 1006 Allows individuals to dredge manmade canals without a permitSummary of the bill as introduced: Allows individuals to dredge manmade, predominantly armored, recreational use canals and essential canals in existing navigational canal community developments without a permit.
Sponsor: Greg Hembree House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Agriculture and Natural Resources Status Date: 1/19/2016
Keywords: General Governance Week of 01.18.2016
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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