Legislation Assigned to the House MMPMA Committee (8)

Date of Last Recorded Action: 1/26/2023


H 3466 Develops procedures for a fire department to be reimbursed for training a firefighter when the firefighter leaves the job05.13.2021 The Senate Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment caps the training reimbursement at $1,000 for volunteer firefighters only. 05.05.2021 The Senate Labor, Commerce and Industry Professions and Occupations subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment adds emergency medical technicians in the reimbursement training costs and also clarifies that the cost can only be reimbursed if the training occurred within the first two years of employment. The amendment also deletes "mandatory training" and replaces it with "training."03.03.2021 The House Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs Committee gave this bill a favorable report.02.24.2021 The House Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs Committee did not pass this bill out of committee. 02.11.2021 The House Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs Military, Local Government and Public Affairs subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Outlines procedures for a fire department that assumes the cost of training a firefighter to be reimbursed for the training costs by other fire departments that subsequently hire the firefighter. 
Sponsor: Steven Long House Com: MMPMA Senate Com: LCI
Status: Senate - Committee Amendment Adopted Status Date: 2/15/2022
Keywords: Fire House Public Safety
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H 3511 Allows individuals to opt out of vaccinationsSummary of the bill as introduced: Allows individuals to opt out of infectious or contagious vaccinations and prohibits discrimination against individuals who choose not to be vaccinated.
Sponsor: Steven Long House Com: MMPMA Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Bustos Status Date: 1/19/2022
Keywords: General Governance House
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H 3938 Enacts the South Carolina Inclusionary Housing Act 01.25.2022 The House Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs Committee gave this bill a favorable report.05.05.2021 The House Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs Social Services, Mental Health and Children's Affairs subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Authorizes counties and municipalities to adopt and use voluntary inclusionary housing strategies to increase the availability of affordable housing.
Sponsor: Deon Tedder House Com: MMPMA Senate Com:
Status: House - Continued Status Date: 4/6/2022
Keywords: Building Codes General Governance
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H 4028 Clarifies that all rights of way within the municipal boundaries of a municipality shall belong to the municipality to manage parkingSummary of the bill as introduced: Requires that all rights of way within the municipal boundaries of a municipality belongs to the municipality to manage parking.
Sponsor: Joseph Bustos House Com: MMPMA Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name removed as sponsor: Dabney, Jones Status Date: 3/16/2021
Keywords: General Governance Transportation
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H 5136 Includes 911 operators in the definition of first responderSummary of the bill as introduced: Includes 911 operators in the definition of first responder and outlines benefits entitled to these responders.
Sponsor: Jermaine Johnson House Com: MMPMA Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs Status Date: 3/15/2022
Keywords: General Governance
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S 0150 SC Compassionate Care Act 04.07.2022 The House Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended by the subcommittee.03.31.2022 The House Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs Health and Environmental Affairs subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment allows podiatrists with additional credentials to prescribe medical cannabis.Summary of the bill as introduced: Legalizes cannabis for medical use only. 
Sponsor: Thomas Davis House Com: MMPMA Senate Com: MA
Status: House - Bill ruled out of order Status Date: 5/4/2022
Keywords: General Governance
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S 0177 Prohibits an employer from taking adverse action against an employee who chooses not to get the COVID-19 vaccine03.31.2021 The Senate Medical Affairs Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment clarifies that state employers can't fire employees for not getting the COVID-19 vaccine unless they work with vulnerable populations. The amendment also states that nothing prohibits employers from providing incentives for getting vaccinated.03.04.2021 The Senate Medical Affairs Committee carried this bill over.03.03.2021 A Senate Medical Affairs subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. As soon as the amendment is written and available, it will be posted.Summary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits an employer from taking adverse employment action against an employee who chooses not to get the COVID-19 vaccine.
Sponsor: Thomas Corbin House Com: MMPMA Senate Com: MA
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs Status Date: 4/13/2021
Keywords: Employment/Personnel Senate
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S 0506 Preempts local governments from prohibiting or regulating home-based food production operations and sales04.19.2022 The House Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended by the subcommittee.03.03.2022 The House Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs Military, Local Government and Public Affairs subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment changes "aluminum canning" to "acidified canning or jarring" and strikes a contradiction in the bill that SC DHEC brought to light.02.23.2022 The House Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs Military, Local Government and Public Affairs subcommittee did not take action on this bill although it was on the agenda.02.25.2021 The Senate Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment includes language that allows local governments to enact ordinances to regulate home food production.02.17.2021 The Senate Agriculture and Natural Resources Agriculture subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report. Summary of the bill as introduced: Preempts local governments from prohibiting or regulating home-based food production operations and sales. 
Sponsor: Joshua Kimbrell House Com: MMPMA Senate Com: MA
Status: Act No. 208 Status Date: 6/1/2022
Keywords: General Governance
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