Legislation Sponsored by Melissa Oremus (5)

Date of Last Recorded Action: 5/30/2024


H 4142 Increases the civil jurisdiction of magistrates' court from $7,500 to $15,000Summary of the bill as introduced: Increases the civil jurisdiction of magistrates' court from $7,500 to $15,000.
Sponsor: Melissa Oremus House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 3/14/2023
Keywords: Courts
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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 4643 Enacts the Taxpayer Transparency ActSummary of the bill as introduced: Requires a county council to develop and make publicly available a searchable budget database website.
Sponsor: Melissa Oremus House Com: WM Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Ways and Means Status Date: 1/9/2024
Keywords: Finance/Revenue/Taxes House
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H 4644 Allows for a property tax exemption for certain church property being used for the instruction of childrenSummary of the bill as introduced: Allows for a property tax exemption for certain church property being used for the instruction of children from preschool to 12th grade.
Sponsor: Melissa Oremus House Com: WM Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Ways and Means Status Date: 1/9/2024
Keywords: General Governance House
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H 4714 Requires a two-thirds vote of county council to increase property taxesSummary of the bill as introduced: Requires a two-thirds vote of county council to increase property taxes.
Sponsor: Melissa Oremus House Com: WM Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Ways and Means Status Date: 1/9/2024
Keywords: Finance/Revenue/Taxes House
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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