Bills Assigned to Keyword - Employment/Personnel (15)

Date of Last Recorded Action: 4/12/2024


H 3331 Enacts the Ban the Box ActSummary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits job applications from including questions related to criminal convictions unless the conviction directly relates to the employment. 
Sponsor: Todd Rutherford House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/10/2023
Keywords: Employment/Personnel House
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H 3337 Allows employees to use up to three days of earned paid sick leave for certain chronic illnesses without a health care certificationSummary of the bill as introduced: Allows employees to use up to three days of earned paid sick leave for certain chronic illnesses or health conditions without a health care provider certification.
Sponsor: Christopher Wooten House Com: WM Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Ways and Means Status Date: 1/10/2023
Keywords: Employment/Personnel House
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H 3463 Outlines procedures where a fire department can be reimbursed for cost of training a firefighterSummary of the bill as introduced: Outlines procedures where a fire department that assumes the cost of training a firefighter can be reimbursed for those costs if the firefighter is hired by another department within a certain period of time.
Sponsor: Steven Long House Com: WM Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: S.Jones, White Status Date: 1/12/2023
Keywords: Employment/Personnel House
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H 3536 Allows compensation for adverse health conditions or death caused by an employer-mandated COVID-19 vaccineSummary of the bill as introduced: Allows compensation for adverse health conditions or death caused by an employer-mandated COVID-19 vaccine.
Sponsor: James Burns House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Cromer Status Date: 4/26/2023
Keywords: Employment/Personnel House
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H 3617 Increases the number of paid parental leave from six weeks to twelve weeks for state employeesSummary of the bill as introduced: Increases the number of paid parental leave from six weeks to twelve weeks for state employees in the event of a birth of adoption of a child.
Sponsor: Beth Bernstein House Com: LCI Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Yow, Mitchell Status Date: 3/20/2024
Keywords: Employment/Personnel
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H 3822 Enacts the First Responders Protection Act Summary of the bill as introduced: Requires that certain injured first responders be paid by the employer on the same basis as before the injury.
Sponsor: Marvin Smith House Com: LCI Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Landing Status Date: 5/9/2023
Keywords: Employment/Personnel Public Safety
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H 3983 Allows employers to grant employees specific amounts of additional paid leave for employees to attend public school functionsSummary of the bill as introduced: Allows employers to grant employees specific amounts of additional paid leave for employees to attend public school functions or engage in volunteer teaching activities. 
Sponsor: Robert Williams House Com: WM Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Ways and Means Status Date: 2/16/2023
Keywords: Employment/Personnel
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H 4210 Exempts the retirement income of qualifying retired state employeesSummary of the bill as introduced: Exempts from taxes the retirement income of qualifying retired state employees.
Sponsor: Gilda Cobb-Hunter House Com: WM Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Jefferson Status Date: 1/30/2024
Keywords: Employment/Personnel Retirement
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H 4212 Enacts the Act to Establish Pay EquitySummary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits employers from paying wages to employees at rates less than the rate paid to employees of other races, religions, colors, sexes, ages, national origins or disability status for comparable work.
Sponsor: Chandra Dillard House Com: LCI Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry Status Date: 3/29/2023
Keywords: Employment/Personnel
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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: Fin
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Finance Status Date: 4/2/2024
Keywords: Employment/Personnel House Retirement
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H 4697 Creates a tax exemption for the retirement income of first responders, law enforcement officers and teachersSummary of the bill as introduced: Creates a tax exemption for the retirement income of first responders, law enforcement officers and teachers.
Sponsor: Jay Kilmartin House Com: WM Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Schuessler Status Date: 2/14/2024
Keywords: Employment/Personnel House Retirement
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H 4706 Allows public school district employees who hold elected office to take five paid working days off to attend meetingsSummary of the bill as introduced: Allows public school district employees who hold elected office to take five paid working days off to attend meetings and trainings.
Sponsor: Russell Ott House Com: EdPW Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Education and Public Works Status Date: 1/9/2024
Keywords: Employment/Personnel
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S 0108 Provides a death benefit for law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty05.04.2023 The House Ways and Means Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended by subcommittee. 04.25.2023 The House Ways and Means General Government subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Provides a death benefit for law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty.
Sponsor: Thomas Davis House Com: WM Senate Com: Fin
Status: Act No. 75 Status Date: 6/26/2023
Keywords: Employment/Personnel Health Insurance Police Retirement
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S 0216 Enacts the South Carolina Minimum Wage ActSummary of the bill as introduced: Requires employers to pay employees an hourly rate of $2 above the federal minimum wage for all hours worked in the state.
Sponsor: Maymia McLeod House Com: Senate Com: LCI
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry Status Date: 1/10/2023
Keywords: Employment/Personnel Senate
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S 0291 Enacts the South Carolina Minimum Wage ActSummary of the bill as introduced: Requires employers to pay employees an hourly rate of $15 dollars per hour for all hours worked in the state.
Sponsor: John Scott House Com: Senate Com: LCI
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry Status Date: 1/10/2023
Keywords: Employment/Personnel Senate
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