Legislation Assigned to the House MMPMA Committee (23)

Date of Last Recorded Action: 4/19/2024


H 3093 Authorizes municipal and county councils to impose a community charge on nonprofit hospitals, colleges and universities Summary of the bill as introduced: Gives municipal and county councils the ability to impose a community charge on nonprofit hospitals, colleges and universities.
Sponsor: Todd Rutherford House Com: MMPMA Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs Status Date: 1/10/2023
Keywords: Finance/Revenue/Taxes House
Of Interest
H 3104 Prohibits a shooting range from locating 150 yards from a residential neighborhood or schoolSummary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits a shooting range from locating 150 yards from any portion of a residential neighborhood or school.
Sponsor: Joseph Bustos House Com: MMPMA Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Henderson-Myers Status Date: 2/28/2023
Keywords: General Governance House
Of Interest
H 3236 Allows a municipality to annex an area by ordinance if the area is completely surrounded by the municipalitySummary of the bill as introduced: Allows a municipality to annex an area by ordinance if the area is completely surrounded by the municipality and has been for at least five years.
Sponsor: Joseph Bustos House Com: MMPMA Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name removed as sponsor: Landing Status Date: 1/24/2024
Keywords: Advocacy Initiatives 2023 Annexation House
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H 3253 Prohibits a municipality from enacting an ordinance that stops the rental of a residential dwelling to a short-term guest05.03.2023 The House Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs Municipal and Public Affairs subcommittee did not take action on this bill.04.26.2023 The House Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs Municipal and Public Affairs subcommittee did not take action on this bill.Summary 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 - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Robbins Status Date: 3/29/2023
Keywords: Advocacy Initiatives 2023 House
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H 3486 Enacts the SC Compassionate Care ActSummary of the bill as introduced: Authorizes the use of cannabis products by patients with debilitating medical conditions who are under the care of the physician.
Sponsor: William Herbkersman House Com: MMPMA Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: M.M.Smith Status Date: 2/8/2023
Keywords: General Governance House
Of Interest
H 3492 Suspends a local government's payments from the Local Government Fund if the local government is found to have violated state lawSummary of the bill as introduced: Suspends a local government's payments from the Local Government Fund if the local government is found to have violated state law.
Sponsor: Steven Long House Com: MMPMA Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs Status Date: 1/10/2023
Keywords: Finance/Revenue/Taxes House
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H 3516 Provides conditions for when a county may authorize the maintenance or improvements of private roadsSummary of the bill as introduced: Provides conditions for when a county may authorize the maintenance or improvements of private roads.
Sponsor: Michael Rivers House Com: MMPMA Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Gilliard, Williams, Henegan, Hosey, Cobb-Hunter, Jefferson, Anderson, Kirby Status Date: 2/8/2023
Keywords: House Public Safety Transportation
Of Interest
H 3681 Prohibits municipalities from enacting laws, ordinances or rules pertaining to ingredients of cigarettes or e-cigarettes 03.30.2023 The House Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs Committee gave this bill a favorable report.03.29.2023 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: Prohibits municipalities from enacting laws, ordinances or rules pertaining to ingredients of cigarettes or electronic smoking devices, e-liquid, vapor products, tobacco products or alternative nicotine products.
Sponsor: John West House Com: MMPMA Senate Com: MA
Status: Act No. 38 Status Date: 5/25/2023
Keywords: General Governance
Passed
H 3891 Allows the issuance of a license for a tattoo facility if all churches, schools and playgrounds within the parameters approveSummary of the bill as introduced: Allows the issuance of a license for a tattoo facility if all churches, schools and playgrounds within the parameters approve of the issuance of the license.
Sponsor: Brandon Guffey House Com: MMPMA Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Lawson Status Date: 2/15/2024
Keywords: General Governance
Of Interest
H 4102 Creates a death benefit for certain volunteer firefighters and emergency medical services personnelSummary of the bill as introduced: Creates a death benefit for certain volunteer firefighters and emergency medical services personnel.
Sponsor: Ashley Trantham House Com: MMPMA Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Chapman Status Date: 3/29/2023
Keywords: Public Safety
Of Interest
H 4334 Enacts the SC Residential Opportunity and Education ActSummary of the bill as introduced: Authorizes counties and municipalities to use inclusionary zoning strategies to increase the availability of affordable housing.
Sponsor: Wendell Jones House Com: MMPMA Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Gilliard, King, Williams, Cobb-Hunter Status Date: 4/19/2023
Keywords: General Governance
Of Interest
H 4552 Amends current law to include the development of affordable housing as an allowable redevelopment project in a military TIF03.27.2024 The Senate Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee gave this bill a favorable report.03.20.2024 The Senate Labor, Commerce and Industry Labor and Employment subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment changes the effective date to July 1.02.27.2024 The House Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs Committee gave this bill a favorable report.02.14.2024 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: LCI
Status: House - Returned to Senate with amendments Status Date: 4/18/2024
Keywords: Economic Development Finance/Revenue/Taxes House
Of Interest
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 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 4609 Allows certain municipalities to allow golf carts to operate at night03.19.2024 The House Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs Committee gave this bill a favorable report.03.06.2024 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: Allows certain municipalities and counties to enact ordinances allowing golf carts to operate in a designated area within the jurisdictions at night.
Sponsor: William Hixon House Com: MMPMA Senate Com: Tran
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Transportation Status Date: 3/27/2024
Keywords: General Governance House
Of Interest
H 4646 Enacts the First Responders Communication ActSummary of the bill as introduced: Prevents a public employee from being prohibited from communicating with an elected public official for any job-related purpose.
Sponsor: Marvin Smith House Com: MMPMA Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Hardee Status Date: 1/30/2024
Keywords: General Governance
Of Interest
H 4652 Requires local planning and permitting entities to review and render decisions on applications within 45 calendar days after submissionSummary of the bill as introduced: Requires local planning and permitting entities to review and render decisions on applications within 45 calendar days after submission.
Sponsor: James Burns House Com: MMPMA Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs Status Date: 1/9/2024
Keywords: Building Codes House
Of Interest
H 4680 Revises the definition of firefighter for the Firefighter Cancer Health Care Benefit Plan to include nonresidents of the state02.27.2024 The House Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs Committee gave this bill a favorable report.02.06.2024 The House Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs Medical and Health Affairs subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment removes the requirement that firefighters are a resident or nonresident of a contiguous state.Summary of the bill as introduced: Revises the definition of firefighter for the Firefighter Cancer Health Care Benefit Plan to include nonresidents of the state.
Sponsor: Marvin Smith House Com: MMPMA Senate Com: Judy
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 3/12/2024
Keywords: Fire House
Of Interest
H 4681 Increases the number of First Responder Advisory Committee members to include a representative of the SC Coroners Association03.26.2024 The House Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs Committee gave this bill a favorable report.03.06.2024 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: Increases the number of First Responder Advisory Committee members to include a representative of the SC Coroners' Association.
Sponsor: Marvin Smith House Com: MMPMA Senate Com: Judy
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 4/2/2024
Keywords: General Governance House
Of Interest
H 4867 Requires all 911 telecommunicators that provide dispatch for medical emergencies be trained in T-CPR03.26.2024 The House Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended by the subcommittee. 03.19.2024 The House Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs Medical and Health Affairs subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendments define T-CPR, requires continuing education to be completed annually and covers government entities under the State Tort Claims Act.Summary of the bill as introduced: Requires all 911 telecommunicators that provide dispatch for medical emergencies be trained in T-CPR.
Sponsor: Brian Lawson House Com: MMPMA Senate Com: Judy
Status: Scrivener's error corrected Status Date: 4/19/2024
Keywords:
Of Interest
H 4996 Permits the transfer of development rights03.06.2024 The House Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs Municipal and Public Affairs subcommittee adjourned debate on this bill.Summary of the bill as introduced: Permits the voluntary transfer of development rights.
Sponsor: Marvin Smith House Com: MMPMA Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Wetmore Status Date: 2/13/2024
Keywords: General Governance
Of Interest
S 0423 Enacts the SC Compassionate Care Act Summary of the bill as introduced: Allows the sale of medical cannabis products and the conditions under which a sale can occur.
Sponsor: Thomas Davis House Com: MMPMA Senate Com: MA
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs Status Date: 2/27/2024
Keywords: General Governance
Of Interest
S 0445 Requires the SC DAODAS to approve a credentialing entity to develop a voluntary certification program for recovery housing04.16.2024 The House Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs Medical and Health Affairs subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.03.02.2023 The Senate Medical Affairs Committee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Requires the SC Department of Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Services to approve a credentialing entity to develop a voluntary certification program for recovery housing.
Sponsor: Billy Garrett House Com: MMPMA Senate Com: MA
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs Status Date: 3/28/2023
Keywords: General Governance
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