Bills Assigned to Keyword - House (54)

Date of Last Recorded Action: 2/23/2024


H 4534 Creates a first responder retirement income deductionSummary of the bill as introduced: Creates an income tax deduction for surviving spouses of first responders.
Sponsor: Thomas Beach House Com: WM Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: McCravy Status Date: 1/18/2024
Keywords: Finance/Revenue/Taxes House
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H 4535 Enacts the Safety in Private Spaces ActSummary of the bill as introduced: Requires public buildings that maintain a water closet or changing facility to have facilities for the exclusive use of males and the exclusive use of females.
Sponsor: Thomas Beach House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: McCravy Status Date: 1/18/2024
Keywords: General Governance House
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H 4537 Allows a golf course to sell alcoholic liquor by the drink Summary of the bill as introduced: Allows a golf course to sell alcoholic liquor by the drink and beer and wine by the drink for consumption throughout the golf course during operating hours.
Sponsor: Brandon Cox House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/9/2024
Keywords: General Governance House
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H 4539 Requires public housing authorities and agencies to provide certain housing to displaced residentsSummary of the bill as introduced: Requires public housing authorities and agencies to provide certain housing to displaced residents.
Sponsor: Wendell Gilliard House Com: LCI Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry Status Date: 1/9/2024
Keywords: General Governance House
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H 4541 Enacts the Child Data Privacy and Protection ActSummary of the bill as introduced: Requires any entity that offers a online product that is targeted toward child users to complete a data protection impact assessment. The bill also prohibits entities from collecting personal data of the users.
Sponsor: Brandon Guffey House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Felder Status Date: 1/10/2024
Keywords: General Governance House
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H 4544 Enacts the Religious Institutions Affordable Housing ActSummary of the bill as introduced: Allows a religious organization to build certain affordable housing and maintain its property tax exempt status.
Sponsor: Wendell Jones House Com: LCI Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Vaughan Status Date: 1/11/2024
Keywords: General Governance House
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H 4545 Allows a full-time state employee one paid holiday during the month of the employee's birthSummary of the bill as introduced: Allows a full-time state employee one paid holiday during the month of the employee's birth.
Sponsor: John King House Com: WM Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Ways and Means Status Date: 1/9/2024
Keywords: General Governance House
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H 4547 Extends the South Carolina Abandoned Buildings Revitalization Act Summary of the bill as introduced: Extends the Abandoned Buildings Revitalization tax credit until December 31, 2035.
Sponsor: Brandon Newton House Com: WM Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Pendarvis Status Date: 1/10/2024
Keywords: Advocacy Initiatives 2023 Finance/Revenue/Taxes General Governance House
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H 4548 Exempts retired members of the SC Retirement System from the earnings limitation if they return to work as a school bus driverSummary of the bill as introduced: Exempts retired members of the SC Retirement System from the earnings limitation if they return to work as a school bus driver.
Sponsor: Melissa Oremus House Com: WM Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: West Status Date: 1/9/2024
Keywords: Employment/Personnel House Retirement
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H 4549 Enacts the Amateur Radio Antenna Protection Act Summary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits a county from enacting or enforcing an ordinance that does not conform to the amateur radio preemption issued by the Federal Communications Commission.
Sponsor: Fawn Pedalino House Com: LCI Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Carter Status Date: 2/14/2024
Keywords: General Governance House
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H 4552 Amends current law to include the development of affordable housing as an allowable redevelopment project in a military TIF02.14.2024 The House Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs Municipal and Public Affairs subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Amends current law to include the development of affordable housing as an allowable redevelopment project in a military tax increment financing district.
Sponsor: Marvin Pendarvis House Com: MMPMA Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Robbins, Brewer, King Status Date: 2/14/2024
Keywords: Economic Development Finance/Revenue/Taxes House
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H 4554 Allows a taxpayer's spouse to claim the 4% assessment ratio on a residential propertySummary of the bill as introduced: Allows a taxpayer's spouse to claim the 4% assessment ratio on a residential property.
Sponsor: Todd Rutherford House Com: WM Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Ways and Means Status Date: 1/9/2024
Keywords: House Property Taxes
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H 4561 Allows a candidate or public official to use campaign funds for dependent care of an immediate family memberSummary of the bill as introduced: Allows a candidate or public official to use campaign funds for dependent care of an immediate family member.
Sponsor: Elizabeth Wetmore House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Pendarvis Status Date: 1/10/2024
Keywords: Ethics House
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H 4563 Clarifies the power of special purpose districts to own, acquire, purchase, or dispose of propertySummary of the bill as introduced: Clarifies the power of special purpose districts to own, acquire, purchase, hold, use, lease, convey, sell, transfer or otherwise dispose of property.
Sponsor: Beth Bernstein House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/9/2024
Keywords: General Governance House
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H 4564 Places a moratorium on the enforcement of architectural review ordinances for commercial propertiesSummary of the bill as introduced: Places a moratorium on the enforcement of architectural review ordinances for commercial properties until July 1, 2026.
Sponsor: William Chumley House Com: LCI Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry Status Date: 1/9/2024
Keywords: Building Codes House
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H 4566 Includes county and municipal public works employees who may be be deployed in an emergency in the definition of first responderSummary of the bill as introduced: Includes county and municipal public works employees who may be be deployed in an emergency in the definition of first responder in the COVID-19 vaccine exemption.
Sponsor: Brandon Cox House Com: WM Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: West Status Date: 1/9/2024
Keywords: Health Insurance House
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H 4567 Directs 25% of insurance premium taxes to the South Carolina Office of Resilience for specific purposesSummary of the bill as introduced: Directs 25% of insurance premium taxes to the South Carolina Office of Resilience for specific purposes.
Sponsor: Heather Crawford House Com: LCI Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry Status Date: 1/9/2024
Keywords: General Governance House
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H 4573 Enacts the Private Property Protection Act of 2024Summary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits a county or municipality from enacting or enforcing an ordinance, resolution or regulation that stops the rental of a residential dwelling to a short-term guest. The bill also includes language that enacts penalties for passing an ordinance.
Sponsor: William Hewitt House Com: MMPMA Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs Status Date: 1/9/2024
Keywords: General Governance House
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H 4576 Enacts the Prosecutors Personal Protection Privacy ActSummary of the bill as introduced: Gives the option to current and former prosecutors for state and local governments to keep personal contact information confidential and not subject to disclosure.
Sponsor: Jeffrey Johnson House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/9/2024
Keywords: Courts House
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H 4579 Requires the state auditor to annually audit each county, municipality and school districtSummary of the bill as introduced: Requires the state auditor to annually audit each county, municipality and school district.
Sponsor: Annie McDaniel House Com: WM Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Ways and Means Status Date: 1/9/2024
Keywords: Finance/Revenue/Taxes House
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H 4586 Enacts the Private Landowner Protection ActSummary of the bill as introduced: Allows counties to deannex areas of existing municipal corporate limits and requires municipalities to receive county approval before annexations can occur.
Sponsor: Christopher Wooten House Com: MMPMA Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs Status Date: 1/9/2024
Keywords: Annexation House
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H 4589 Deletes language providing that in municipal elections that incumbents hold over pending final determination of any contests filed01.25.2024 The House Judiciary Constitutional Laws subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Deletes language providing that in municipal elections that incumbents hold over pending final determination of any contests filed.
Sponsor: Murrell Smith House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Robbins, Murphy, Brewer, Gatch Status Date: 1/25/2024
Keywords: Elections House
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H 4590 Extends the hours of operation of early voting centers01.25.2024 The House Judiciary Constitutional Laws subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Extends the hours of operation of early voting centers until 7 p.m.
Sponsor: Murrell Smith House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Robbins, Murphy, Brewer, Gatch Status Date: 1/25/2024
Keywords: Elections House
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H 4591 Prohibits the use of ranked-choice voting or instant runoff ballots in elections01.25.2024 The House Judiciary Constitutional Laws subcommittee did not take action on this bill although it was on the agenda.Summary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits the use of ranked-choice voting or instant runoff ballots in elections.
Sponsor: Bill Taylor House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: T.A.Morgan, A.M.Morgan, Willis, May, Cromer Status Date: 2/8/2024
Keywords: Elections House
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H 4593 Establishes criminal penalties for passing a vehicle in the farthest left-hand lane of a controlled access highwaySummary of the bill as introduced: Establishes criminal penalties for overtaking and passing another vehicle in the farthest left-hand lane of a controlled access highway.
Sponsor: Bill Taylor House Com: EdPW Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: B.J.Cox, T.A.Morgan, A.M.Morgan Status Date: 1/31/2024
Keywords: House Transportation
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