Legislation Sponsored by Marvin Smith (8)

Date of Last Recorded Action: 5/22/2024


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 3832 Exempts personal protective equipment of a firefighter from the state sales taxSummary of the bill as introduced: Exempts personal protective equipment of a firefighter from the state sales tax.
Sponsor: Marvin Smith House Com: WM Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Lawson Status Date: 1/10/2024
Keywords: Fire Sales Taxes
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H 4231 Allows a micro-distillery to sell certain liquors distilled on the premises on Sundays04.30.2024 The Senate Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment allows a city to hold its own referendum if the county votes no.04.16.2024 The Senate Judiciary Committee met but did not take action on this bill.03.27.2024 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.01.23.2024 The House Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendments limit the hours to sell liquor on Sunday from 1-5 pm and eliminates the $3,000 annual license fee for single store owners.01.10.2024 The House Judiciary General Laws subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment allows any city or county to put a referendum on the ballot instead of just the ten counties that qualify under the bills current accommodations tax threshold language.04.27.2023 The House Judiciary General Laws subcommittee adjourned debate on this bill.Summary of the bill as introduced: Allows a micro-distillery to sell certain liquors distilled on the premises on Sundays.
Sponsor: Marvin Smith House Com: Judy Senate Com: Judy
Status: Senate - Committee report: Favorable with amendment Judiciary Status Date: 5/1/2024
Keywords: General Governance
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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
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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
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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
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H 4691 Prohibits the state or any political subdivision of the state from substantially burdening parental rightsSummary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits the state or any political subdivision of the state from substantially burdening parental rights and requires parental consent in certain circumstances.
Sponsor: Marvin Smith House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: S.Jones, White, Magnuson, Harris, Pace, T.Moore Status Date: 2/28/2024
Keywords: General Governance House
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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
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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