Bills Assigned to Keyword - General Governance (105)

Date of Last Recorded Action: 12/7/2021


H 3072 Allows a tenant the right to counsel in an eviction proceedingSummary of the bill as introduced: Allows a tenant the right to counsel in an eviction proceeding between the tenant and a landlord. 
Sponsor: Marvin Pendarvis House Com: LCI Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Henegan, McDaniel, Henderson-Myers Status Date: 4/14/2021
Keywords: Courts General Governance
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H 3098 Allows a municipality to adopt an ordinance that governs the operation of golf cartsSummary of the bill as introduced: Allows a municipality to adopt an ordinance that allows for the operation of golf carts that are equipped with working headlights and rear lights during nondaylight hours.
Sponsor: Bruce Bryant House Com: EdPW Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Caskey Status Date: 1/13/2021
Keywords: General Governance House Transportation
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H 3115 Enacts the South Carolina Government Efficiency ActSummary of the bill as introduced: Creates a task force to develop recommendations for improving governmental operations and reducing costs.
Sponsor: Sylleste Davis House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Thayer Status Date: 2/2/2021
Keywords: General Governance House
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H 3126 Prohibits the state or political subdivision from accepting federal funds to enforce a federal mask or vaccine mandateSummary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits the state or political subdivision from accepting federal funds to enforce an unlawful federal mask or unlawful vaccine mandate.
Sponsor: Stewart Jones House Com: WM Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: M.M.Smith, Huggins, Wooten, Ballentine, Bustos, B.Cox, Elliott, Trantham, Willis, Nutt, Morgan, McCravy, Thayer, Dillard, V.S.Moss, Stringer, T.Moore, Allison, Hixon, Bennett Status Date: 12/6/2021
Keywords: General Governance House
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H 3159 Prohibits a municipal detention facility from monitoring communication between an inmate and attorneySummary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits a municipal detention facility from intercepting, recording, monitoring or divulging any communication between inmates and their attorneys.
Sponsor: Todd Rutherford House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/12/2021
Keywords: General Governance House Public Safety
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H 3177 Allows a tattoo facility license to be issued if nearby churches, schools and playgrounds agree to the location of the facility Summary of the bill as introduced: Allows a tattoo facility license to be issued if nearby churches, schools and playgrounds agree to the location of the facility.
Sponsor: Todd Rutherford House Com: LCI Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry Status Date: 1/12/2021
Keywords: General Governance House
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H 3184 Requires a state base minimum wageSummary of the bill as introduced: Establishes a state base minimum wage and a schedule to gradually implement an adjusted minimum wage to $15 per hour.
Sponsor: Wendy Brawley House Com: WM Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: K.O.Johnson, King Status Date: 1/13/2021
Keywords: General Governance House
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H 3200 Includes counties and municipalities in current lobbying lawsSummary of the bill as introduced: Makes the provisions of the current lobbying statute applicable to members of a county or municipal council and to public officials and employees of local governments.
Sponsor: Seth Rose House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Caskey Status Date: 1/13/2021
Keywords: General Governance House
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H 3218 Prohibits state officials from enforcing a federal mask mandateSummary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits state officials from participating in enforcing a federal mask mandate that violates the 10th Amendment of the U.S. Constitution.
Sponsor: William Chumley House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Pope Status Date: 3/17/2021
Keywords: General Governance House
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H 3249 Withholds all disbursements from the Local Government Fund to any municipality that removes certain monumentsSummary of the bill as introduced: Withholds all disbursements from the Local Government Fund for two fiscal years to any municipality that removes certain monuments and memorials.
Sponsor: Bill Taylor House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: McGarry Status Date: 4/8/2021
Keywords: General Governance House
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H 3256 Proposes an amendment to the state constitution that recalls and removes public officials from officeSummary of the bill as introduced: Proposes an amendment to the state constitution that outlines procedures for recalling and removing public officials from public office in state or local government.
Sponsor: Linda Bennett House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Jones Status Date: 2/9/2021
Keywords: General Governance House
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H 3309 Prohibits the naming of public property owned by the state for any living elected or appointed officialSummary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits the naming of public property purchased or constructed with state funds or owned by the state for any elected or appointed official until at least five years after the person has died.
Sponsor: Chip Huggins House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/12/2021
Keywords: General Governance House
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H 3326 Requires all inscriptions on historical monuments to be approved by the SC Department of Archives and Natural HistorySummary of the bill as introduced: Requires all inscriptions on historical monuments to be approved by the SC Department of Archives and Natural History.
Sponsor: Steven Long House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Chumley Status Date: 3/4/2021
Keywords: General Governance House
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H 3350 Clarifies that restrictions on moving or renaming monuments do not apply to political subdivisionsSummary of the bill as introduced: Clarifies that restrictions on moving or renaming monuments do not apply to property under the jurisdiction of political subdivisions.
Sponsor: Kambrell Garvin House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/12/2021
Keywords: General Governance House
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H 3351 Repeals the law governing prohibiting the removal, relocation or renaming of monumentsSummary of the bill as introduced: Repeals the current law that prohibits the removal, relocation or renaming of monuments on public property.
Sponsor: Kambrell Garvin House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/12/2021
Keywords: General Governance House
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H 3357 Requires the state treasurer to withhold Local Government fund dollars for removing monumentsSummary of the bill as introduced: Requires the state treasurer to withhold Local Government fund dollars from counties or municipalities that remove monuments or memorials of historical figures.
Sponsor: Stewart Jones House Com: WM Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Ways and Means Status Date: 1/12/2021
Keywords: General Governance House
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H 3358 Prohibits a local government from removing the monument or memorial of an historical figureSummary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits a local government from removing the monument or memorial of an historical figure or the name of an historical figure for which a structure is named.
Sponsor: Stewart Jones House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/12/2021
Keywords: General Governance House
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H 3403 Prohibits the state and local governments from ordering the closure of any businessSummary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits the state and local governments from ordering the closure of any business.
Sponsor: Stewart Jones House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Bennett Status Date: 1/14/2021
Keywords: General Governance House
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H 3405 Prohibits the state and local governments from ordering the closure of public beaches and public beach access pointsSummary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits the state and local governments from ordering the closure of public beaches and public beach access points.
Sponsor: Stewart Jones House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/12/2021
Keywords: General Governance House
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H 3415 Requires $150,000 limit for bodily injury resulting in deathSummary of the bill as introduced: Requires $150,000 limit for bodily injury resulting in death.
Sponsor: Todd Rutherford House Com: LCI Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: J.L.Johnson Status Date: 1/14/2021
Keywords: General Governance House
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H 3490 Requires certain individuals to wear face coverings when in public Summary of the bill as introduced: Requires people over 5 years old to wear face coverings when in public.
Sponsor: Wendy Brawley House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: J.L.Johnson, K.O.Johnson Status Date: 1/13/2021
Keywords: General Governance House
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H 3491 Enacts the Citizen and Taxpayer Protection ActSummary of the bill as introduced: Removes the authority of a county, municipality or political subdivision to regulate gun discharge or the brandishment of a firearm.
Sponsor: James Burns House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Daning Status Date: 6/21/2021
Keywords: General Governance House
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H 3497 Enacts the Open for Business ActSummary of the bill as introduced: Allows businesses ordered to close or limit operations to continue or resume operations if they can demonstrate compliance with safety precautions.
Sponsor: Roy Magnuson House Com: LCI Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry Status Date: 1/12/2021
Keywords: General Governance House
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H 3498 Proposes an amendment to the state constitution that repeals the section that prohibits the state from providing direct aid to private or religious schoolsSummary of the bill as introduced: Proposes an amendment to the state constitution that repeals the section that prohibits the state from providing direct aid to private or religious schools.
Sponsor: Bill Taylor House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Thayer Status Date: 2/2/2021
Keywords: General Governance House
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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: M.M.Smith Status Date: 5/5/2021
Keywords: General Governance House
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