Legislation Assigned to the House LCI Committee (40)

Date of Last Recorded Action: 11/17/2021


H 3072 Allows a tenant the right to counsel in an eviction proceedingSummary of the bill as introduced: Allows a tenant the right to counsel in an eviction proceeding between the tenant and a landlord. 
Sponsor: Marvin Pendarvis House Com: LCI Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Henegan, McDaniel, Henderson-Myers Status Date: 4/14/2021
Keywords: Courts General Governance
Of Interest
H 3083 Designates certain individuals as first respondersSummary of the bill as introduced: Designates law enforcement officers, volunteer and paid firefighters, corrections officers, public safety telecommunicators, emergency medical technicians, responders or paramedics, and individuals who perform emergency management services as first responders.
Sponsor: Paula Rawl Calhoon House Com: LCI Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry Status Date: 1/12/2021
Keywords: Fire House Police Public Safety
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H 3131 Repeals the sunset section of the Abandoned Buildings Revitalization Act Summary of the bill as introduced: Repeals the sunset section of the Abandoned Buildings Revitalization Act, making the law permanent. 
Sponsor: Marvin Pendarvis House Com: LCI Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry Status Date: 1/12/2021
Keywords: Advocacy Initiatives 2021 Finance/Revenue/Taxes House
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H 3146 Creates the Growing Rural Economies with Access to Technology ProgramSummary of the bill as introduced: Creates the Growing Rural Economies With Access to Technology Program to facilitate the deployment of broadband to unserved areas of the state. 
Sponsor: Brian White House Com: LCI Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: McDaniel Status Date: 3/9/2021
Keywords: House Telecommunications
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H 3150 Prohibits a law enforcement agency from purchasing cell-site simulator technology from a company that requires a nondisclosure agreementSummary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits a law enforcement agency from purchasing cell-site simulator technology from a company that requires the purchaser to enter into a nondisclosure agreement.
Sponsor: Todd Rutherford House Com: LCI Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry Status Date: 1/12/2021
Keywords: House Police Public Safety Telecommunications
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H 3177 Allows a tattoo facility license to be issued if nearby churches, schools and playgrounds agree to the location of the facility Summary of the bill as introduced: Allows a tattoo facility license to be issued if nearby churches, schools and playgrounds agree to the location of the facility.
Sponsor: Todd Rutherford House Com: LCI Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry Status Date: 1/12/2021
Keywords: General Governance House
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H 3191 Enacts the Multifamily Dwelling Safety Act Summary of the bill as introduced: Requires the SC Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation to adopt a multifamily dwelling balcony code that establishes minimum standards for balcony railings that are primarily constructed of wood. 
Sponsor: Sylleste Davis House Com: LCI Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Bernstein Status Date: 2/2/2021
Keywords: Building Codes House
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H 3192 Establishes a presumption that a first responder who contracts COVID-19 is entitled to workers' compensation benefitsSummary of the bill as introduced: Establishes a presumption that a first responder, health care provider or correctional officers who contracts COVID-19 is entitled to workers' compensation benefits as an occupational disease. 
Sponsor: Russell Fry House Com: LCI Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Henegan, J.L.Johnson Status Date: 1/14/2021
Keywords: House Workers' Comp
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H 3195 Prohibits a municipality from charging water customers who live outside of the corporate limits more Summary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits a municipality from charging water customers who live outside of the corporate limits more than it charges municipal residents.
Sponsor: Timothy McGinnis House Com: LCI Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name removed as sponsor: Hixon Status Date: 2/16/2021
Keywords: House Utilities Water
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H 3196 Prohibits certain practices by local agencies providing communications services that include broadbandSummary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits certain practices by local agencies providing communications services that include broadband.
Sponsor: Cezar McKnight House Com: LCI Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry Status Date: 1/12/2021
Keywords: House Wireless Broadband
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H 3244 Employment First Initiative Act04.22.2021 The Senate Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment reduces the commission membership from 17 to 9 members and strikes language to only focus on state agencies and not political subdivisions.04.21.2021 The Senate Labor, Commerce and Industry Labor and Employment subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report. Summary of the bill as introduced: Establishes policies supportive of competitive and integrated employment for individuals with disabilities. 
Sponsor: Neal Collins House Com: LCI Senate Com: LCI
Status: Senate - Conference committee appointed Shealy, Bennett, Sabb Status Date: 5/13/2021
Keywords: Employment/Personnel
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H 3252 Increases the grant amounts for the V-Safe Program for firefightersSummary of the bill as introduced: Increases the V-Safe Program grant funds each year by the increase of the consumer price index for all chartered fire departments. 
Sponsor: Brian White House Com: LCI Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry Status Date: 1/12/2021
Keywords: Finance/Revenue/Taxes Fire House
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H 3280 Makes restrictions on interruptions to electric utility service applicable to commercial customersSummary of the bill as introduced: Makes restrictions on residential interruptions to electric utility service applicable to commercial customers.
Sponsor: John King House Com: LCI Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry Status Date: 1/12/2021
Keywords: Electric House Utilities
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H 3311 Prohibits a public utility or a third party authorized by a public utility to accept paymentsSummary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits a public utility or a third party authorized by a public utility to accept payments for utility bills on behalf of the public utility.
Sponsor: John King House Com: LCI Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry Status Date: 1/12/2021
Keywords: Electric House Utilities Water
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H 3317 Prohibits an employer to fail or refuse to hire an individual because of a credit history or credit reportSummary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits an employer to fail or refuse to hire an individual because of a credit history or credit report of the individual.
Sponsor: John King House Com: LCI Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry Status Date: 1/12/2021
Keywords: Employment/Personnel House
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H 3341 Increases the minimum wage in the state Summary of the bill as introduced: Increases the minimum wage in the state to the greater amount between $15 or the minimum wage set by the Fair Labor Standards Act.
Sponsor: Gilda Cobb-Hunter House Com: LCI Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry Status Date: 1/12/2021
Keywords: Employment/Personnel House
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H 3412 Outlines that arbitration procedures are only for property damage liability claims arising from motor vehicle collisionsSummary of the bill as introduced: Outlines that arbitration procedures are only for property damage liability claims arising from motor vehicle collisions or accidents and not for claims for bodily injury.
Sponsor: Marvin Pendarvis House Com: LCI Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry Status Date: 1/12/2021
Keywords: Courts House
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H 3413 Exempts injuries sustained by law enforcement in the line of duty from limitation on workers' compensation claimsSummary of the bill as introduced: Exempts injuries sustained by law enforcement in the line of duty from limitation on workers' compensation claims for injury caused by stress, mental injury or mental illness.
Sponsor: Thomas Pope House Com: LCI Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry Status Date: 1/12/2021
Keywords: House Workers' Comp
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H 3415 Requires $150,000 limit for bodily injury resulting in deathSummary of the bill as introduced: Requires $150,000 limit for bodily injury resulting in death.
Sponsor: Todd Rutherford House Com: LCI Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: J.L.Johnson Status Date: 1/14/2021
Keywords: General Governance House
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H 3469 Enacts the South Carolina Paid Sick Leave ActSummary of the bill as introduced: Outlines the manner in which employees can accrue and use paid sick leave.
Sponsor: JA Moore House Com: LCI Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry Status Date: 1/12/2021
Keywords: Employment/Personnel House
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H 3497 Enacts the Open for Business ActSummary of the bill as introduced: Allows businesses ordered to close or limit operations to continue or resume operations if they can demonstrate compliance with safety precautions.
Sponsor: Roy Magnuson House Com: LCI Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry Status Date: 1/12/2021
Keywords: General Governance House
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H 3524 Extends the sunset provision for exemptions of private, for-profit pipelines companies03.18.2021 The House Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee gave this bill a favorable report.03.16.2021 The House Labor, Commerce and Industry Business and Commerce subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Extends the sunset provision for exemptions of private, for-profit pipelines companies until June 30, 2022. 
Sponsor: William Hixon House Com: LCI Senate Com: Judy
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 4/7/2021
Keywords: House Utilities
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H 3532 Enacts the South Carolina Net Neutrality Preservation ActSummary of the bill as introduced: Requires a telecommunications or internet provider to publicly disclose accurate information regarding the network management practices and terms of its services.
Sponsor: Ivory Thigpen House Com: LCI Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry Status Date: 1/12/2021
Keywords: House Telecommunications
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H 3582 Clarifies that a person or corporation using an electric vehicle charging station is not considered an electric utility 02.10.2021 The House Labor, Commerce and Industry Public Utilities subcommittee adjourned debate on this bill.Summary of the bill as introduced: Clarifies that a person or corporation using an electric vehicle charging station is not considered an electric utility. 
Sponsor: William Sandifer House Com: LCI Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry Status Date: 1/12/2021
Keywords: Electric Utilities
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H 3585 Outlines a procedure for an insurer to cancel all or substantially all of an entire line or class of business02.24.2021 The Senate Banking and Insurance Committee gave this bill a favorable report.02.10.2021 The Senate Banking and Insurance Insurance subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.01.27.2021 The House Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee gave this bill a favorable report.01.19.2021 The House Labor, Commerce and Industry Insurance subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Outlines a procedure for an insurer to cancel, choose not to renew or terminate all or substantially all of an entire line or class of business. 
Sponsor: William Sandifer House Com: LCI Senate Com: BI
Status: Act No. 13 Status Date: 4/15/2021
Keywords: General Governance
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