Bills Assigned to Keyword - House (30)

Date of Last Recorded Action: 7/16/2021


H 4655 Urges local governments to accelerate efforts to assist the homeless in light of the nation's economy and adverse weather conditionsSummary of the bill as introduced: Urges local governments to accelerate efforts to assist the homeless in light of the nation's economy and adverse weather conditions. 
Sponsor: Wendell Gilliard House Com: InvMR Senate Com:
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Family and Veterans' Services Status Date: 2/20/2020
Keywords: General Governance House
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H 4657 Enacts the South Carolina Opportunity Zone Enhancement Act of 2020Summary of the bill as introduced: Requires the SC Department of Commerce to establish the South Carolina Opportunity Zone Leadership Task Force.
Sponsor: Marvin Pendarvis House Com: WM Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Wheeler Status Date: 1/15/2020
Keywords: Economic Development House
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H 4674 Allows state and local accommodations and local hospitality tax revenue to be used for the control and repair of floodingSummary of the bill as introduced: Allows state and local accommodations and local hospitality tax revenue to be used for the control and repair of flooding and drainage in tourism-related lands or areas.
Sponsor: William Cogswell House Com: WM Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Thigpen Status Date: 1/30/2020
Keywords: Accommodations/Hospitality Taxes House
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H 4675 Exempts property devoted to housing low income residents from property taxesSummary of the bill as introduced: Exempts property devoted to housing low-income residents from property taxes if the property is owned by a nonprofit housing corporation or by an entity that provides low-income housing.
Sponsor: Chandra Dillard House Com: WM Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Bannister, B.Cox, Willis, Trantham Status Date: 2/11/2020
Keywords: House Property Taxes
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H 4676 Increases the earnings limitation for individuals returning to work for covered employers in the SC Retirement SystemSummary of the bill as introduced: Increases the earnings limitation for individuals returning to work for covered employers in the SC Retirement System from $10,000 to $40,000.
Sponsor: Doug Gilliam House Com: WM Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Hayes Status Date: 1/22/2020
Keywords: House Retirement
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H 4677 Increases the earnings limitation for individuals returning to work for covered employers in the SC Retirement SystemSummary of the bill as introduced: Increases the earnings limitation for individuals returning to work for covered employers in the SC Retirement System from $10,000 to $20,000.
Sponsor: Joseph Jefferson House Com: WM Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Ways and Means Status Date: 1/14/2020
Keywords: House Retirement
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H 4679 Enacts the South Carolina Malls Revitalization Act Summary of the bill as introduced: Offers certain tax credits for rehabilitation of certain malls by making them more mixed-use, mixed-income and pedestrian-oriented areas.
Sponsor: Marvin Pendarvis House Com: WM Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Ways and Means Status Date: 1/14/2020
Keywords: Economic Development House
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H 4695 Deletes the section of law that allows certain people to request and receive data from body-worn camerasSummary of the bill as introduced: Deletes the section of law that allows certain people to request and receive data from body-worn cameras.
Sponsor: Justin Bamberg House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Collins, Gilliard, Rivers, Wheeler, Jefferson, Matthews, Bernstein, Stavrinakis, Kimmons Status Date: 1/16/2020
Keywords: House Police Public Safety
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H 4700 Prohibits a law enforcement officer from stopping a vehicle operating with a broken or inoperable tail lightSummary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits a law enforcement officer from stopping a vehicle operating with a broken or inoperable tail light or other mechanical defect. The bill requires the officers to mail the registered owner of the vehicle a ticket.
Sponsor: Wendell Gilliard House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/14/2020
Keywords: House Police
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H 4709 Prohibits a law enforcement agency or officers from installing, activating or using a biometric surveillance system in connection with a body-worn cameraSummary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits a law enforcement agency or officers from installing, activating or using a biometric surveillance system in connection with a body-worn camera.
Sponsor: Leonidas Stavrinakis House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/14/2020
Keywords: House Police
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H 4721 Conforms local Planning Commission appellate procedures with those applicable to Boards of Zoning AppealsSummary of the bill as introduced: Conforms local Planning Commission appellate procedures with those applicable to Boards of Zoning Appeals.
Sponsor: Neal Collins House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/14/2020
Keywords: House Planning/Zoning
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H 4731 Requires local comprehensive plans to include a resiliency elementSummary of the bill as introduced: Requires local comprehensive plans to include a resiliency element.
Sponsor: Leonidas Stavrinakis House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/14/2020
Keywords: House Planning/Zoning
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H 4738 Prohibits a public utility or a third party authorized by a public utility to accept payments for utility bills, to collect an additional service fee from a consumer's paymentSummary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits a public utility or a third party authorized by a public utility to accept payments for utility bills, to collect an additional service fee from a consumer's payment.
Sponsor: John King House Com: LCI Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry Status Date: 1/14/2020
Keywords: House Utilities
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H 4743 Alters the county lines of Georgetown and Horry counties by annexing a portion of Georgetown County to Horry CountySummary of the bill as introduced: Alter the county lines of Georgetown and Horry counties by annexing a portion of Georgetown County to Horry County.
Sponsor: Russell Fry House Com: Judy Senate Com: Judy
Status: Act No. 132 Status Date: 4/13/2020
Keywords: Annexation House
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H 4745 Allows counties imposing legacy county-wide hospitality fees to replace the original dedication of the revenue02.12.2020 The House Ways and Means Sales and Use and Income Tax subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment makes technical changes and amends the distribution of the tax revenue to cities. Summary of the bill as introduced: Allows counties imposing legacy county-wide hospitality fees to replace the original dedication of the revenue with a new use of these revenues, including interstate highway infrastructure, interchanges or roads that intersect with highways.
Sponsor: Alan Clemmons House Com: WM Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Ways and Means Status Date: 1/14/2020
Keywords: Accommodations/Hospitality Taxes House Week of 02.10.2020
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H 4751 Authorizes the SC Department of Health and Environmental Control to notify the county when the owner of a dam cannot be locatedSummary of the bill as introduced: Authorizes the SC Department of Health and Environmental Control to notify the county when the owner of a dam cannot be located.
Sponsor: Patricia Henegan House Com: ANREA Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Ott Status Date: 1/15/2020
Keywords: General Governance House
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H 4767 Prevents a court or other enforcement authority from enforcing foreign law in this stateSummary of the bill as introduced: Prevents a court or other enforcement authority from enforcing foreign law in this state from a forum outside of the United States.
Sponsor: William Chumley House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/14/2020
Keywords: Courts House
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H 4768 Enacts the Employment First Initiative ActSummary of the bill as introduced: Establishes policies supportive of competitive and integrated employment of individuals with disabilities.
Sponsor: Neal Collins House Com: LCI Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Clary Status Date: 2/19/2020
Keywords: Employment/Personnel House
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H 4777 Adds mental illness to the related conditions that may be compensable by workers' compensation if resulting from a significant traumatic experienceSummary of the bill as introduced: Adds mental illness to the related conditions that may be compensable by workers' compensation if resulting from a significant traumatic experience. 
Sponsor: Christopher Wooten House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Ridgeway Status Date: 3/4/2020
Keywords: House Workers' Comp
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H 4782 Provides a property tax exemption for any amount of value added as a result of a countywide appraisal Summary of the bill as introduced: Provides a property tax exemption for any amount of value added as a result of a countywide appraisal and equalization program for certain residents.
Sponsor: Leola Robinson-Simpson House Com: WM Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Brawley, Jefferson, R.Williams Status Date: 2/4/2020
Keywords: House Property Taxes
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H 4783 Allows a county council to suspend the millage limitation for the purpose of supporting a fire protection districtSummary of the bill as introduced: Allows a county council to suspend the millage limitation for the purpose of supporting a fire protection district.
Sponsor: Laurie Funderburk House Com: WM Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Ways and Means Status Date: 1/14/2020
Keywords: Fire House Property Taxes
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H 4784 Requires public buildings, including local prison facilities, to supply free feminine hygiene products in each female restroom03.05.2020 The House Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs Social Services, Mental Health and Children's Services subcommittee failed to report this bill out of subcommittee.Summary of the bill as introduced: Requires public buildings, including local prison facilities, to supply free feminine hygiene products in each female restroom.
Sponsor: Patricia Henegan House Com: MMPMA Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name removed as sponsor: Trantham Status Date: 3/3/2020
Keywords: General Governance House Week of 03.02.2020
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H 4788 Directs additional funds collected in the insurance premium tax to the V-SAFE firefighter programSummary of the bill as introduced: Directs additional funds collected in the insurance premium tax to the V-SAFE firefighter program.
Sponsor: Brian White House Com: WM Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Ridgeway Status Date: 3/4/2020
Keywords: Fire House
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H 4793 Creates the offense of reckless driving that results in great bodily injury03.03.2020 The House Judiciary Committee adjourned debate on this bill.02.26.2020 The House Judiciary Criminal Laws subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment writes the bill into existing statutes dealing with reckless driving.Summary of the bill as introduced: Creates the offense of reckless driving that results in great bodily injury.
Sponsor: Jason Elliott House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/14/2020
Keywords: House Public Safety Week of 02.24.2020 Week of 03.02.2020
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H 4797 Revises the penalty for the offense of failure to stop a motor vehicle when signaled by a law enforcement officerSummary of the bill as introduced: Revises the penalty for the offense of failure to stop a motor vehicle when signaled by a law enforcement officer where no great bodily injury or death resulted from the violation.
Sponsor: Christopher Wooten House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Thigpen Status Date: 1/30/2020
Keywords: House Police
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