Bills Assigned to Keyword - Week of 04.25.2016 (8)

Date of Last Recorded Action: 5/14/2021


H 4834 Local Government Efficiency Act05.03.2016 The House Judiciary Committee adjourned debate on this bill.04.26.2016 The House Judiciary Committee was canceled. 04.19.2016 The House Judiciary Committee adjourned debate on this bill.04.13.2016 The House Judiciary Special Laws subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Authorizes the governing body of a municipality to annex an area by ordinance if the area does not exceed 25 acres and is completely surrounded by the municipality.
Sponsor: Mary Tinkler House Com: Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Bingham Status Date: 2/9/2016
Keywords: Annexation Week of 02.01.2016 Week of 04.11.2016 Week of 04.18.2016 Week of 04.25.2016 Week of 05.02.2016
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H 4967 Business License Compliance Reform Act04.27.2016 A House Labor, Commerce and Industry Ad-Hoc subcommittee took testimony on this bill but did not take action.Summary of the bill as introduced: Requires the SC Department of Revenue to collect all business license taxes online by February 1 of each year.
Sponsor: Todd Atwater House Com: Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name removed as sponsor: Kennedy, Erickson Status Date: 4/14/2016
Keywords: Business License Business Licensing Week of 02.22.2016 Week of 04.25.2016
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S 0680 Provisions for Cost of Animal Care Act05.24.2016 The House Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs Committee gave this bill a favorable report.05.18.2016 The House Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs Agriculture subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.04.28.2016 The Senate Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee gave this bill a favorable report. 04.07.2016 The Senate Agriculture and Natural Resources Animal Welfare Select subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendments require payment for animal care only if a person is found guilty, give animal cruelty cases higher priority on court dockets and allow forfeiture of animal ownership.03.17.2016 The Senate Agriculture and Natural Resources Animal Welfare Select subcommittee carried this bill over.Summary of the bill as introduced: Allows the custodian of an animal taken into custody for civil or criminal violations by its owners to petition the court for expenses related to care of the animal.
Sponsor: Luke Rankin House Com: Senate Com:
Status: House - Recommitted to Committee on Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs Status Date: 6/1/2016
Keywords: General Governance Week of 03.14.2016 Week of 04.04.2016 Week of 04.25.2016 Week of 05.16.2016 Week of 05.23.2016
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S 0923 Increases punishment for injuring or killing a police dog or horse04.28.2016 The Senate Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee gave this bill a favorable report.04.07.2016 The Senate Agriculture and Natural Resources Animal Welfare Select subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment sets the minimum fine for a conviction at $10,000 and upon conviction requires up to 500 hours of community service with an animal-related organization.Summary of the bill as introduced: Allows fines up to $30,000, imprisonment and payment of restitution or replacement for torturing, mutilating, injuring, disabling or killing a police dog or horse.
Sponsor: Kevin Bryant House Com: Senate Com:
Status: House - Recommitted to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 5/18/2016
Keywords: Police Senate Week of 04.04.2016 Week of 04.25.2016
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S 0938 Establishes a base state minimum wage and a schedule to gradually implement an adjusted minimum wage04.27.2016 A Senate Labor, Commerce and Industry subcommittee failed to report this bill out of subcommittee.Summary of the bill as introduced: Establishes a base state minimum wage and a schedule to gradually implement an adjusted minimum wage.
Sponsor: Marlon Kimpson House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry Status Date: 1/13/2016
Keywords: Employment/Personnel Finance/Revenue/Taxes Senate Week of 04.25.2016
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S 0946 Allows a civil citation to be issued for overtaking a school bus05.18.2016 The Senate Transportation Committee gave this bill a favorable report.05.17.2016 A Senate Transportation subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.04.27.2016 The Senate Transportation Committee carried this bill over.04.21.2016 A Senate Transportation subcommittee carried this bill over.Summary of the bill as introduced: Allows a civil citation to be issued to the registered owner of a vehicle that illegally overtakes a school bus if the driver of his vehicle can't be identified by law enforcement officer or a video mounted on the school bus.
Sponsor: Robert Hayes House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Senate - Recommitted to Committee on Transportation Status Date: 5/31/2016
Keywords: Police Senate Week of 04.18.2016 Week of 04.25.2016 Week of 05.16.2016
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S 0997 Prohibits state or local funds from being expended for the benefit of refugees05.19.2016 The House Judiciary Committee adjourned debate on this bill.05.05.2016 The House Judiciary Constitutional Laws subcommittee did not report this bill out of subcommittee. The vote ended in a tie.04.28.2016 The House Judiciary Constitutional Laws subcommittee adjourned debate on this bill.01.27.2016 The full Senate General Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended by the subcommittee. 01.26.2016 A Senate General subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendments add a requirement of refugees to register with DSS, allows a civil cause of action and requires SLED to determine the safety of the refugees. 01.19.2016 A Senate General subcommittee carried this bill over.Summary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits state or local funds from being expended for the direct or indirect benefit of refugees until legislation specifically authorizes the expenditure.
Sponsor: Lee Bright House Com: Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 4/12/2016
Keywords: General Governance Week of 01.11.2016 Week of 01.18.2016 Week of 01.25.2016 Week of 04.25.2016 Week of 05.02.2016 Week of 05.16.2016
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S 1211 Authorizes a pilot program requiring the Public Service Authority to sell power at market-based prices04.28.2016 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee carried this bill over. Summary of the bill as introduced: Authorizes a pilot program that requires the Public Service Authority to sell power to electrolytic processors at market-based prices while protecting the Public Service Authority's other customers from any additional costs.
Sponsor: Lawrence Grooms House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Senate - Referred to Subcommittee: Rankin (ch), Hutto, Bennett, Turner Status Date: 4/7/2016
Keywords: Electric Week of 04.04.2016 Week of 04.25.2016
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