Bills Assigned to Keyword - Week of 01.27.2020 (9)

Date of Last Recorded Action: 7/16/2021


H 4811 Allows for the placement of shoreline-perpendicular wingwalls that extend landward01.30.2020 The Senate Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee gave this bill a favorable report.01.29.2020 The Senate Agriculture and Natural Resources Environmental subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.01.15.2020 The House Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs Environmental Affairs I subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Allows for the placement of shoreline-perpendicular wingwalls that extend landward from the ends of existing erosion control structures or devices.
Sponsor: William Bailey House Com: ANREA Senate Com: ANR
Status: Act No. 129 Status Date: 3/26/2020
Keywords: Environment House Week of 01.13.2020 Week of 01.27.2020
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H 4830 Authorizes municipalities to contract with licensed contractors to bury overhead electrical transmission lines01.29.2020 The House Labor, Commerce and Industry Public Utilities subcommittee adjourned debate on this bill.Summary of the bill as introduced: Authorizes municipalities to contract with properly licensed, certified and insured public utility electrical contractors to bury or underground existing overhead electrical power transmission lines located within the boundary of the municipality.
Sponsor: Murrell Smith House Com: LCI Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry Status Date: 1/14/2020
Keywords: Electric Week of 01.13.2020 Week of 01.27.2020
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H 4940 Establishes the Electricity Market Reform Measures Study Committee03.12.2020 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment makes technical changes.02.06.2020 The House Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment removes the SC Chamber of Commerce from the study committee and adds farming interests.01.29.2020 The House Labor, Commerce and Industry Public Utilities subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment makes changes to clarify the scope and timeline of the study committee's work.Summary of the bill as introduced: Establishes a study committee to examine whether the General Assembly should adopt market reform measures affecting electric service in South Carolina.
Sponsor: William Sandifer House Com: LCI Senate Com: Judy
Status: Act No. 187 Status Date: 10/9/2020
Keywords: Electric Utilities Week of 01.13.2020 Week of 01.27.2020 Week of 02.03.2020 Week of 03.09.2020
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H 4945 Allows for certain erosion control structures to have the damage assessment based on a single distinct continuous seawall01.29.2020 The House Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs Committee gave this bill a favorable report.01.29.2020 The House Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs Environmental Affairs I subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Allows for certain erosion control structures to have the damage assessment based on a single distinct continuous seawall or bulkhead rather than on a lot-by-lot basis.
Sponsor: William Hewitt House Com: ANREA Senate Com: ANR
Status: Act No. 178 Status Date: 10/7/2020
Keywords: General Governance Week of 01.13.2020 Week of 01.27.2020
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S 0723 Enacts the South Carolina Hands-Free Act 01.29.2020 The Senate Transportation Committee recommitted this bill to the subcommittee.01.22.2020 A Senate Transportation subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.01.14.2020 A Senate Transportation subcommittee carried this bill over.Summary of the bill as introduced: Creates the offense of distracted driving and provides penalties.
Sponsor: Thomas Young House Com: Senate Com: Tran
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Transportation Status Date: 3/28/2019
Keywords: Week of 01.13.2020 Week of 01.20.2020 Week of 01.27.2020 Week of 03.25.2019
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S 0866 Allows the county boards of voter registration and elections to serve as appropriate election authorities for municipal election contests01.28.2020 The Senate Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report.01.23.2020 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Allows the county boards of voter registration and elections to serve as appropriate election authorities for initiating or hearing municipal election contests.
Sponsor: George Campsen House Com: Judy Senate Com: Judy
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 3/11/2020
Keywords: Elections Senate Week of 01.20.2020 Week of 01.27.2020
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S 0867 Requires the notice of a municipal election to state a specific time to begin the process of examining the return-addressed envelopes02.27.2020 The House Judiciary Election Laws subcommittee adjourned debate on this bill.01.28.2020 The Senate Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report.01.23.2020 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Requires the notice of a municipal election to state that the process of examining the return-addressed envelopes containing the absentee ballots may begin at 9:00 a.m. on the calendar day immediately preceding Election Day.
Sponsor: George Campsen House Com: Judy Senate Com: Judy
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 2/25/2020
Keywords: Elections Senate Week of 01.20.2020 Week of 01.27.2020 Week of 02.24.2020
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S 0868 Applies certain exceptions to the establishment of a baseline for coastal erosion zones 01.30.2020 The Senate Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment deals with setback lines for lots that do not have primary sand dunes.01.29.2020 The Senate Agriculture and Natural Resources Environmental subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Applies certain exceptions to the establishment of a baseline for coastal erosion zones and removes the study requirement in cases where primary oceanfront sand dunes do not exist.
Sponsor: George Campsen House Com: ANREA Senate Com: ANR
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs Status Date: 3/11/2020
Keywords: Environment Senate Week of 01.27.2020
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S 0870 Prohibits the SC Department of Health and Environmental Control from approving a plan, license or permit application for facilitating offshore drilling01.30.2020 The Senate Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee gave this bill a favorable report.01.15.2020 the Senate Agriculture and Natural Resources Environmental subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits the SC Department of Health and Environmental Control from approving a plan, license or permit application for infrastructure used to facilitate the transportation of crude oil or natural gas from the Atlantic Ocean in this state.
Sponsor: George Campsen House Com: Senate Com: ANR
Status: Senate - Committee report: Favorable with amendment Agriculture and Natural Resources Status Date: 2/4/2020
Keywords: Environment Senate Week of 01.13.2020 Week of 01.27.2020
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