Bills Assigned to Keyword - General Governance (123)

Date of Last Recorded Action: 3/1/2024


H 3014 Enacts the Clementa C. Pinckney Hate Crimes Act02.28.2023 The Senate Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report.02.28.2023 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.02.28.2023 The House Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report.02.23.2023 The House Judiciary Constitutional Laws subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Creates additional penalties for people who commit certain crimes when the victim was intentionally selected based on certain factors. 
Sponsor: Wendell Gilliard House Com: Judy Senate Com: Judy
Status: Scrivener's error corrected Status Date: 3/31/2023
Keywords: Advocacy Initiatives 2023 General Governance House
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H 3096 Withholds all Local Government Fund disbursements from counties and municipalities that relocate or remove certain monumentsSummary of the bill as introduced: Withholds all Local Government Fund disbursements from counties and municipalities that relocate or remove certain monuments. This bill also requires any member of a municipal or county council that votes in favor of removing a monument is guilty of misconduct in office.
Sponsor: Bill Taylor House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Kilmartin Status Date: 4/27/2023
Keywords: General Governance House
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H 3102 Enacts the Stop Social Media Censorship Act Summary of the bill as introduced: Stops certain social media censorship and provides penalties.
Sponsor: James Burns House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Beach Status Date: 2/2/2023
Keywords: General Governance House
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H 3104 Prohibits a shooting range from locating 150 yards from a residential neighborhood or schoolSummary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits a shooting range from locating 150 yards from any portion of a residential neighborhood or school.
Sponsor: Joseph Bustos House Com: MMPMA Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Henderson-Myers Status Date: 2/28/2023
Keywords: General Governance House
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H 3120 Enacts the I-95 Corridor Authority Act Summary of the bill as introduced: Creates the I-95 Corridor Authority to carry out economic development, health and educational improvement activities that will improve the economic conditions in its member counties.
Sponsor: Lonnie Hosey House Com: WM Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Ways and Means Status Date: 1/10/2023
Keywords: General Governance House
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H 3137 Prohibits motor vehicle modifications that result in a motor vehicle's front fender being raised 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: James Burns House Com: EdPW Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Yow Status Date: 1/12/2023
Keywords: Advocacy Initiatives 2023 General Governance House
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H 3144 Allows the sale of alcoholic liquors on Sunday to be authorized by referendum01.10.2024 The House Judiciary General Laws subcommittee adjourned debate on this bill.Summary of the bill as introduced: Allows the sale of alcoholic liquors on Sunday to be authorized by referendum.
Sponsor: Todd Rutherford House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/10/2023
Keywords: General Governance
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H 3160 Revises the definition of "personal vehicle" and "prearranged ride" in the law related to Transportation Network Companies02.27.2024 The House Education and Public Works Committee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Revises the definition of "personal vehicle" and "prearranged ride" in the law related to Transportation Network Companies.
Sponsor: Leonidas Stavrinakis House Com: EdPW Senate Com:
Status: House - Committee report: Favorable Education and Public Works Status Date: 2/28/2024
Keywords: General Governance House
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H 3214 Authorizes residential food production operations in a private residence and served to customers in a private residenceSummary of the bill as introduced: Authorizes residential food production operations in a private residence and served to customers in a private residence. This bill also exempts residential food productions operations from SC Department of Health and Environmental Control regulations that affect retail food establishments.
Sponsor: JA Moore House Com: ANREA Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs Status Date: 1/10/2023
Keywords: General Governance House
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H 3241 Enacts the Commercial Driver License Holder Employment Protection ActSummary of the bill as introduced: Provides that completion of a federally sanctioned commercial driver's license exam and the issuance of a valid CDL by this state constitutes prima facie evidence of basic qualifications to drive a commercial motor vehicle. 
Sponsor: Gilda Cobb-Hunter House Com: EdPW Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Education and Public Works Status Date: 1/10/2023
Keywords: General Governance House
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H 3277 Requires the SC Department of Insurance director to be elected by qualified electors in a general electionSummary of the bill as introduced: Requires the SC Department of Insurance director to be elected by qualified electors in a general election.
Sponsor: Leonidas Stavrinakis House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/10/2023
Keywords: General Governance House
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H 3367 Requires inmates held in state or local detention facilities be allowed at least one in-person meeting each monthSummary of the bill as introduced: Requires inmates held in state or local detention facilities be allowed at least one in-person meeting each month.
Sponsor: Todd Rutherford House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/10/2023
Keywords: Courts General Governance House
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H 3370 Prohibits municipal detention facilities from intercepting, recording, monitoring or divulging telephone communicationsSummary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits municipal detention facilities from intercepting, recording, monitoring or divulging telephone communications between inmates and other people.
Sponsor: Todd Rutherford House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/10/2023
Keywords: Courts General Governance House
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H 3393 Prohibits governmental entities from discriminating against certain manufacturers and retailers of firearmsSummary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits governmental entities and financial institutions from discriminating against certain manufacturers and retailers of firearms, firearm accessories or ammunition.
Sponsor: Bill Taylor House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Thayer Status Date: 2/2/2023
Keywords: General Governance House
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H 3432 Enacts the SC Right to Grow Act01.25.2023 The House Agricultural, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs Agriculture subcommittee adjourned debate on this bill.Summary of the bill as introduced: Establishes the rights and obligations of municipalities in governing a farm, farm operation or agricultural composting operation.
Sponsor: Patrick Haddon House Com: ANREA Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: S.Jones Status Date: 2/8/2023
Keywords: General Governance House
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H 3438 Prohibits local governments from restricting the use of private property to grow plants for human consumption04.18.2023 The House Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs Agriculture subcommittee adjourned debate on this bill.Summary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits local governments from restricting the use of private property to grow plants for human consumption.
Sponsor: Roy Magnuson House Com: ANREA Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: S.Jones Status Date: 2/8/2023
Keywords: General Governance House
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H 3483 Prohibits municipalities from enacting laws, ordinances or rules pertaining to ingredients of cigarettes or e-cigarettesSummary 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: Steven Long House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/10/2023
Keywords: General Governance House
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H 3486 Enacts the SC Compassionate Care ActSummary of the bill as introduced: Authorizes the use of cannabis products by patients with debilitating medical conditions who are under the care of the physician.
Sponsor: William Herbkersman House Com: MMPMA Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: M.M.Smith Status Date: 2/8/2023
Keywords: General Governance House
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H 3493 Creates the Coastal Structural Stability Study Committee 04.20.2023 The House Labor, Commerce and Industry Real Estate subcommittee adjourned debate on this bill.Summary of the bill as introduced: Examines current measures for inspecting commercial buildings that are six floors or more in height constructed along the SC coast.
Sponsor: Wendell Gilliard House Com: LCI Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry Status Date: 1/10/2023
Keywords: General Governance House
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H 3509 Prohibits local governments from investing in companies owned or controlled by the People's Republic of ChinaSummary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits local governments from investing in companies owned or controlled by the People's Republic of China or the Chinese Communist Party.
Sponsor: Steven Long House Com: WM Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Yow, Mitchell Status Date: 3/1/2023
Keywords: General Governance House
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H 3579 Prohibits state or local funds from being used for the unlawful killing of an unborn personSummary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits state or local funds from being used for the unlawful killing of an unborn person.
Sponsor: Thomas Beach House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/10/2023
Keywords: General Governance House
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H 3612 Enacts the South Carolina Constitutional Carry Act of 2023Summary of the bill as introduced: Allows anyone to carry a handgun, whether concealed or not, without a permit.
Sponsor: Thomas Beach House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Gibson Status Date: 1/31/2023
Keywords: General Governance Public Safety
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H 3616 Enacts the Defense of Children's Innocence ActSummary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits a state agency or political subdivision from using any public funds to host or provide a drag show. The bill also requires any business where drag shows are held to be designated as a sexually-oriented business by ordinance.
Sponsor: Thomas Beach House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Bustos Status Date: 1/23/2024
Keywords: General Governance
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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
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H 3682 Outlines hearing procedures for ordering the cost of care of seized animals after the arrest of the owner04.26.2023 A Senate Agriculture and Natural Resources subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment only made technical changes.02.28.2023 The House Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended by the subcommittee.02.23.2023 The House Judiciary Criminal Laws subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment only made technical changes. Summary of the bill as introduced: Outlines hearing procedures for ordering the cost of care of seized animals after the arrest of the owner.
Sponsor: Christopher Murphy House Com: Judy Senate Com: ANR
Status: Scrivener's error corrected Status Date: 5/3/2023
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