Legislation Sponsored by Brandon Newton (4)

Date of Last Recorded Action: 2/20/2024


H 3734 Requires all municipal elections to be held on certain dates01.25.2024 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendments eliminate all municipal election commissions for cities and towns with a population below 100,000 residents. Another adopted amendment requires any currently unresolved election be certified within 30 days of the effective date of the bill. Another amendment allows cities and towns to set commencement dates for the terms of their elected officials no sooner than 48 hours after the election is certified, but no later than 75 days after certification.04.18.2023 The House Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment sets the time of commencement of terms and the adjustment of incumbent terms to comply with odd year elections.04.06.2023 The House Judiciary Constitutional Laws subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Makes several changes to municipal elections including dates, voting machines and terms of office.
Sponsor: Brandon Newton House Com: Judy Senate Com: Judy
Status: Senate - Referred to Subcommittee: Campsen (ch), Hutto, Malloy, Garrett, Kimbrell Status Date: 10/12/2023
Keywords: Elections
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H 3824 Adds electricity to the definition of alternative fuel05.04.2023 The House Ways and Means Committee gave this bill a favorable report.04.26.2023 The House Ways and Means Sales, Use and Income Tax subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Adds electricity to the definition of alternative fuel for the purposes of an income tax credit equal to 25 percent of the cost of purchasing, constructing and installing the eligible property.
Sponsor: Brandon Newton House Com: WM Senate Com: Fin
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Finance Status Date: 5/11/2023
Keywords: Electric
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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 5016 Directs the governor to appoint the state auditor with the advice and consent of the SenateSummary of the bill as introduced: Directs the governor to appoint the state auditor with the advice and consent of the Senate.
Sponsor: Brandon Newton House Com: Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 2/1/2024
Keywords: General Governance
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Municipal Association of South Carolina
1411 Gervais St., PO Box 12109, Columbia, SC 29211
Phone: 803.799.9574, Fax: 803.933.1299, mail@masc.sc