Legislation Assigned to the Senate MA Committee (8)

Date of Last Recorded Action: 5/30/2024


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 4927 Creates the Executive Office of Health and Policy02.13.2024 The House Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report.02.06.2024 The House Judiciary Constitutional Laws subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment effectuates statutory changes that are reflected in Act 60.Summary of the bill as introduced: Creates the Executive Office of Health and Policy as a cabinet level agency with the director appointed by the Governor with advice and consent of the Senate.
Sponsor: William Herbkersman House Com: Judy Senate Com: MA
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Medical Affairs Status Date: 3/5/2024
Keywords: General Governance
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S 0414 Prohibits municipalities from enacting laws, ordinances or rules pertaining to ingredients of cigarettes or e-cigarettes02.08.2023 The Senate Medical 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: Michael Gambrell House Com: Senate Com: MA
Status: Scrivener's error corrected Status Date: 2/21/2023
Keywords: General Governance
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S 0423 Enacts the SC Compassionate Care Act 04.30.2024 The House Medical Cannabis Ad Hoc Committee received testimony and carried this bill over.04.23.2024 The House Medical Cannabis Ad Hoc Committee received testimony and carried this bill over.Summary of the bill as introduced: Allows the sale of medical cannabis products and the conditions under which a sale can occur.
Sponsor: Thomas Davis House Com: MMPMA Senate Com: MA
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs Status Date: 2/27/2024
Keywords: General Governance
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S 0445 Requires the SC DAODAS to approve a credentialing entity to develop a voluntary certification program for recovery housing04.25.2024 The House Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs Committee gave this bill a favorable report.04.16.2024 The House Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs Medical and Health Affairs subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.03.02.2023 The Senate Medical Affairs Committee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Requires the SC Department of Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Services to approve a credentialing entity to develop a voluntary certification program for recovery housing.
Sponsor: Billy Garrett House Com: MMPMA Senate Com: MA
Status: Act No. 160 Status Date: 5/29/2024
Keywords: General Governance
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S 0915 Creates the Executive Office of Health and Policy04.23.2024 The House Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendments insert the House language from H4927; clarifies that a quarantine can't be forced on the citizens of the state without the governor's approval; and adds only that the governor can activate sheriffs and constables in a public health emergency.04.16.2024 The House Judiciary Constitutional Laws subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report. 01.31.2024 The Senate Medical Affairs Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment implements statutory changes needed to fully implement Act 60.01.24.2024 A Senate Medical Affairs subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.01.17.2024 A Senate Medical Affairs subcommittee heard testimony and reports on this bill but did not take action.Summary of the bill as introduced: Creates the Executive Office of Health and Policy to include departments on public health, aging and intellectual disabilities. 
Sponsor: Harvey Peeler House Com: Judy Senate Com: MA
Status: Senate - Returned to House with amendments Status Date: 5/9/2024
Keywords: General Governance
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S 0965 Prohibits a political subdivision from enacting a COVID-19 vaccine mandate 03.07.2024 The Senate Medical Affairs Committee gave this bill a favorable report.02.27.2024 The Senate Medical Affairs subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits a political subdivision from enacting a COVID-19 vaccine mandate.
Sponsor: Shane Massey House Com: Senate Com: MA
Status: Scrivener's error corrected Status Date: 3/12/2024
Keywords: General Governance
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S 1078 Allows firefighters to transport patients in vehicles other than an ambulanceSummary of the bill as introduced: Allows firefighters to transport patients in vehicles other than an ambulance when firefighters arrive before emergency medical service providers.
Sponsor: Gerald Malloy House Com: Senate Com: MA
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Medical Affairs Status Date: 2/21/2024
Keywords: Fire Public Safety
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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