Legislation Sponsored by Michael Pitts (6)

Date of Last Recorded Action: 7/16/2021


H 3115 Prohibits municipalities from regulating knives and guns03.17.2015 The House Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report.03.05.2015 The House Judiciary General and Family Laws subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report with an amendment. The amendment clarifies that local governments may enforce state or federal laws that regulate knives and firearms. The amendment also clarifies that local governments may regulate the careless or negligent discharge or public brandishment of knives and firearms.Summary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits municipalities from enacting, enforcing or promulgating any regulation or ordinance that regulates or attempts to regulate the transfer, ownership, possession, carrying or transportation of knives, guns or ammunition.
Sponsor: Michael Pitts House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 3/31/2015
Keywords: General Governance Public Safety
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H 3120 SC Immigration Compliance Act of 2015Summary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits a person from receiving welfare, health, disability, public or assisted housing, food assistance, unemployment, retirement or other similar benefits from the state or a political subdivision of the state unless the person verifies that he or she is a legal citizen.
Sponsor: Michael Pitts House Com: Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Thayer Status Date: 1/21/2015
Keywords: Immigration
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H 3661 Proposes a plan to restructure the Department of Transportation and increase revenue for roads and infrastructure repairSummary of the bill as introduced: Restructures the SC Department of Transportation and proposes a decrease in the gas tax with an increase in the sales tax on gasoline to raise revenue to pay for road and infrastructure improvements. This bill also lowers the assessment rate on property taxes from 10.5 percent to six percent and six percent to four percent.
Sponsor: Michael Pitts House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Scrivener's error corrected Status Date: 3/2/2015
Keywords: Finance/Revenue/Taxes Transportation
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H 3704 Makes permanent the surcharges on certain misdemeanors to fund training at the SC Criminal Justice Academy03.15.2016 The House Ways and Means Sales and Income Tax subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.04.15.2015 The House Ways and Means Sales and Income Tax subcommittee adjourned debate on this bill.  Summary of the bill as introduced: Makes permanent the surcharges on certain misdemeanors to fund training at the SC Criminal Justice Academy.
Sponsor: Michael Pitts House Com: Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Yow Status Date: 3/5/2015
Keywords: Finance/Revenue/Taxes Week of 03.14.2016
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H 3764 Grants statewide law enforcement authority to the SC Criminal Justice Academy04.12.2016 The House Ways and Means General Government, Personnel and Benefits subcommittee adjourned debate on this bill.Summary of the bill as introduced: Grants statewide law enforcement authority to the SC Criminal Justice Academy.
Sponsor: Michael Pitts House Com: Senate Com:
Status: House - Recommitted to Committee on Ways and Means Status Date: 5/6/2015
Keywords: Police Public Safety Week of 04.11.2016
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H 4488 Prohibits a state agency from assisting in the resettlement of refugeesSummary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits a state agency, department, entity or instrumentality from assisting with or participating in the planning for the resettlement of refugees in South Carolina.
Sponsor: Michael Pitts House Com: Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/12/2016
Keywords: General Governance House
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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