Legislation Sponsored by Luke Rankin (7)

Date of Last Recorded Action: 5/22/2024


S 0261 Permit Extension Joint Resolution of 2023Summary of the bill as introduced: Extends certain government approvals affecting economic development in the state until December 31, 2023.
Sponsor: Luke Rankin House Com: Senate Com: Judy
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/10/2023
Keywords: Economic Development Planning/Zoning Senate
Of Interest
S 0330 Adds tiered penalties for damage to an electric utility system05.02.2023 The House Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment adds language from the House fentanyl bill.04.26.2023 The House Judiciary Criminal Laws subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.02.21.2023 The Senate Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended by the subcommittee.02.16.2023 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment adds cable systems to the bill and language from S331 that creates the offense of malicious injury of a utility. 01.18.2023 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee carried this bill over.Summary of the bill as introduced: Adds tiered penalties for damage to an electric utility system.
Sponsor: Luke Rankin House Com: Judy Senate Com: Judy
Status: House - Roll call Yeas-0 Nays-102 Status Date: 5/16/2023
Keywords: Electric Utilities
Of Interest
S 0331 Creates the offense of malicious injury of a gasoline, natural gas, propane or electric utility02.16.2023 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee did not take action on this bill.01.18.2023 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee carried this bill over.Summary of the bill as introduced: Creates the offense of malicious injury of a gasoline, natural gas, propane or electric utility by use of a firearm or destructive device.
Sponsor: Luke Rankin House Com: Senate Com: Judy
Status: Senate - Referred to Subcommittee: Talley (ch), Hutto, Malloy, Gustafson, Reichenbach Status Date: 1/12/2023
Keywords: Electric Utilities
Of Interest
S 0363 Prohibits motor vehicle modifications that result in a motor vehicle's front fender being raised04.25.2023 The House Education and Public Works Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended by the subcommittee.04.19.2023 The House Education and Public Works Motor Vehicles subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment defines fender and adds an additional warning period of 180 days.01.18.2023 The Senate Transportation Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment clarifies that the bill goes into effect immediately, however allows 180 days as a warning period for law enforcement officers to issue warning tickets. Summary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits motor vehicle modifications that result in a motor vehicle's front fender being raised 4 or more inches above the height of the rear fenders.
Sponsor: Luke Rankin House Com: EdPW Senate Com: Tran
Status: Act No. 24 Status Date: 5/25/2023
Keywords: General Governance Transportation
Passed
S 0456 Outlines the hearing procedures for ordering the cost of care of seized animals after an owner arrest 03.22.2023 A Senate Agriculture and Natural Resources subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.02.22.2023 A Senate Agriculture and Natural Resources subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Outlines the hearing procedures for ordering the cost of care of seized animals after an owner arrest.
Sponsor: Luke Rankin House Com: Senate Com: ANR
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Agriculture and Natural Resources Status Date: 1/26/2023
Keywords: General Governance
Of Interest
S 0523 Requires Central Electric Power Cooperative to submit all contracts or plans to several agencies for reviewSummary of the bill as introduced: Requires Central Electric Power Cooperative to submit all contracts or plans to the Public Service Commission, the Joint Bond Review Committee and the State Regulation of Public Utilities Review Committee.
Sponsor: Luke Rankin House Com: Senate Com: Judy
Status: Scrivener's error corrected Status Date: 2/15/2023
Keywords: Electric Utilities
Of Interest
S 0844 Creates a study committee to review South Carolina's civil justice and insurance laws 03.26.2024 The Senate Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report.02.28.2024 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.02.13.2024 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee met and heard testimony but did not take action on this bill.01.31.2024 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee met and heard testimony but did not take action on this bill.Summary of the bill as introduced: Creates a study committee to review South Carolina's civil justice and insurance laws regarding coverage availability, premium rates and deductibles. 
Sponsor: Luke Rankin House Com: Senate Com: Judy
Status: Scrivener's error corrected Status Date: 3/28/2024
Keywords: General Governance
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Municipal Association of South Carolina
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