Legislation Sponsored by Lawrence Grooms (3)

Date of Last Recorded Action: 5/6/2021


S 0561 Reforms the SC Department of Transportation01.28.2016 The full Senate Transportation Committee gave this bill a favorable report with amendments. The amendments creates a ten member commission nominated by each Council of Governments board and chosen by the governor. The commission then chooses the secretary of transportation.01.26.2016 A Senate Transportation subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment allows the governor to appoint seven commissioners from seven districts with the chairman of the commission also a member of the State Infrastructure Bank.01.20.2016 The Senate Transportation Committee recommitted this bill to the subcommittee.04.01.2015 The Senate Transportation Committee carried this bill over.03.25.2015 The Senate Transportation Committee carried this bill over.03.18.2015 The Senate Transportation DOT Reform subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report with an amendment. The amendment allows the governor to appoint one commissioner per congressional district with two at large seats with no two commission members from the same county.Summary of the bill as introduced: Changes the governing structure of the SC Department of Transportation.
Sponsor: Lawrence Grooms House Com: Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 4/27/2016
Keywords: General Governance Transportation Week of 01.18.2016 Week of 01.25.2016
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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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S 1255 Establishes the Transportation Maintenance Fund in the state budgetSummary of the bill as introduced: Establishes the Transportation Maintenanance Fund in the state budget that is funded through two percent of the general fund revenue. 
Sponsor: Lawrence Grooms House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Finance Status Date: 4/20/2016
Keywords: Transportation Week of 04.18.2016
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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