Legislation with Tracking Level = Passed (10)

Date of Last Recorded Action: 3/1/2024


H 3209 Extends certain governmental approvals affecting economic development in the state03.28.2023 The Senate Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report.01.24.2023 The House Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment changes the development approval date from January 1, 2018 to January 1, 2020.01.18.2023 The House Judiciary Constitutional Laws subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment removes two sections that pertain to SC Department of Health and Environmental Control.Summary of the bill as introduced: Extends certain governmental approvals and permits affecting economic development in the state.
Sponsor: Wallace Jordan House Com: Judy Senate Com: Judy
Status: Act No. 87 Status Date: 7/6/2023
Keywords: Economic Development House
Passed
H 3604 Authorizes the expenditure of funds from the state disbursement of the American Rescue Plan Act of 202101.12.2023 The House Ways and Means Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended by the subcommittee. The full committee added an amendment that clarifies that ARPA funds received by the SC Office of Resilience pursuant to Act 244, continue to be used in the manner in which they were approved.01.12.2023 The House Ways and Means Revenue Policy subcommitte gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment includes $586.6 million to the SC Rural Infrastructure Authority to continue the SC Infrastructure Investment Program and $500 million from the contingency reserve fund to the SC Department of Commerce for infrastructure funding related to economic development projects that were approved by the Joint Bond Review Committee and the State Fiscal Accountability Authority. Summary of the bill as introduced: Authorizes the expenditure of funds from the state disbursement of the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 and the contingency reserve fund.
Sponsor: Bruce Bannister House Com: WM Senate Com: Fin
Status: Act No. 3 Status Date: 3/23/2023
Keywords: Finance/Revenue/Taxes
Passed
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 4299 Continues to pay the expenses of state government if the FY 2023-2024 begins without a General Appropriations Act Summary of the bill as introduced: Continues to pay the expenses of state government if the FY 2023-2024 begins without a General Appropriations Act.
Sponsor: Bruce Bannister House Com: WM Senate Com:
Status: Effective date 07/01/23 Status Date: 6/5/2023
Keywords: Finance/Revenue/Taxes
Passed
S 0252 Enacts the Law Enforcement Personal Information Privacy Protection Act05.02.2023 The House Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report.04.20.2023 The House Judiciary Constitutional Laws subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment removes home address from the definition of personal contact information and extends the effective date to July 1, 2024.03.14.2023 The Senate Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report.03.09.2023 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment only makes technical changes.01.19.2023 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment only makes technical changes.Summary of the bill as introduced: Allows a law enforcement officers to formally request that his personal identifying information held by the state or a local government be held confidential. 
Sponsor: Michael Johnson House Com: Judy Senate Com: Judy
Status: Act No. 56 Status Date: 5/26/2023
Keywords: Police Public Safety Senate
Passed
S 0284 Allows local accommodations and hospitality taxes to be used for the development of workforce housing05.02.2023 The House Ways and Means Licenses, Fees, Insurance Tax and Other Charges subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment deletes references to hospitality taxes, imposes an annual 15% cap on the amount of accommodations taxes used, includes a seven year sunset and requires a report to the General Assembly.04.25.2023 The House Ways and Means Licenses, Fees, Insurance Tax and Other Charges subcommittee adjourned debate on this bill.03.21.2023 The Senate Finance Committee gave this bill a favorable report.03.14.2023 The Senate Finance Sales and Income Tax subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Allows local accommodations and hospitality taxes to be used for the development of workforce housing.
Sponsor: Thomas Davis House Com: WM Senate Com: Fin
Status: Act No. 57 Status Date: 5/26/2023
Keywords: Accommodations/Hospitality Taxes Senate
Passed
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 0500 Establishes grant criteria and matching grant funds available to local governments from the SC Hurricane Damage Mitigation Program05.02.2023 The House Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee gave this bill a favorable report.04.25.2023 The House Labor, Commerce and Industry Insurance subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.02.22.2023 The Senate Banking and Insurance Committee gave this bill a favorable report.02.15.2023 The Senate Banking and Insurance Insurance subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Establishes grant criteria and matching grant funds available to local governments from the SC Hurricane Damage Mitigation Program.
Sponsor: Ronnie Cromer House Com: LCI Senate Com: BI
Status: Act No. 29 Status Date: 5/25/2023
Keywords: General Governance
Passed
S 0566 Enacts the South Carolina Craft Beer Economic Development Act05.02.2023 The House Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report.04.27.2023 The House Judiciary General Laws subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.03.28.2023 The Senate Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment allows craft breweries to transfer its product to another facility of identical ownership.03.21.2023 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Allows a brewery to sell up to 2,000 barrels of beer each year brewed on one or more of the brewery's permitted premises at retail or wholesale.
Sponsor: Sean Bennett House Com: Judy Senate Com: Judy
Status: Act No. 31 Status Date: 5/25/2023
Keywords: General Governance
Passed
S 0604 Authorizes the expenditure of funds from the state disbursement of the American Rescue Plan Act of 202103.30.2023 The House Ways and Means Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment clarifies that the Office of Resilience and ARPA money and rules do not change in this bill.Summary of the bill as introduced: Authorizes the expenditure of funds from the state disbursement of the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 and the contingency reserve fund. The bill also allocates $586 million to the Rural Infrastructure Authority to fund applications received under the SC Infrastructure Investment Program. 
Sponsor: Harvey Peeler House Com: WM Senate Com: Fin
Status: Act No. 6 Status Date: 4/25/2023
Keywords: Finance/Revenue/Taxes
Passed







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