South Carolina Legislature

124 Representatives
  • 44 Democrats
  • 80 Republicans
46 Senators
  • 19 Democrats
  • 27 Republicans
13 House Committees
15 Senate Committees

Bills

Recently Introduced

H 5264

A House Resolution To Extend The Privilege Of The Floor Of The South Carolina House Of Representatives To Morgan Nichols, Miss South Carolina, And Kellan Fenegan, Miss South Carolina Teen, Along With The Other Contestants, At A Date And Time To Be Determined By The Speaker, For The Purpose Of Being Recognized And Commended For Winning The 2019 Miss South Carolina And Miss South Carolina Teen Titles.

  • Introduced Feb 20 2020
  • Sponsored by Allison

H 5270

A Bill To Amend The Code Of Laws Of South Carolina, 1976, By Adding Section 16-23-540 So As To Create The Offense Of Knowingly Buying, Selling, Transporting, Pawning, Receiving, Or Possessing Any Stolen Shotgun, Rifle, Or Other Similar Long Gun, And To Provide A Penalty.

  • Introduced Feb 20 2020
  • Sponsored by Hixon

H 5271

A Bill To Amend The Code Of Laws Of South Carolina, 1976, By Adding Section 16-25-130 So As To Define Necessary Terms, To Create The Offense Of Coercive Control Over Another Person, To Provide Examples Of The Types Of Behavior And Evidence That May Be Used To Support The Offense, And To Provide A Penalty.

  • Introduced Feb 20 2020
  • Sponsored by Toole

S 1121

A Bill To Consolidate Hampton County School District No. 1 And Hampton County School District No. 2 Into One School District To Be Known As The Hampton County School District; To Abolish Hampton County School District No. 1 And Hampton County School District No. 2 On July 1, 2021; To Provide That The Hampton County School District Must Be Governed By A Board Of Trustees Consisting Of Seven Members, Which Initially Must Be Appointed By The Hampton County Legislative Delegation, And Beginning In 2022, The Seven Members Of The Hampton County School District Board Of Trustees Must Be Elected At Large By A Plurality Vote Of The Qualified Electors Residing In Hampton County In Nonpartisan Elections To Be Conducted At The Same Time As The General Election And Every Two Or Four Years Thereafter, Except As Provided In This Act To Stagger The Members' Terms; To Establish The Board'S Powers, Duties, And Responsibilities; To Provide That The District Superintendent Is The Chief Operating Officer Of The District And Is Responsible To The Board For The Proper Administration Of All Affairs Of The District And Subject To All Other Provisions Of Law Relating To His Duties; To Include Interim Millage Provisions For Years 2021 And 2022, And To Provide That Beginning In 2023, The Governing Body Of Hampton County Shall Approve An Annual Tax Levy In Order To Obtain Funds For School Purposes As Provided In This Act.

  • Introduced Feb 20 2020
  • Scrivener's error corrected Feb 21 2020
  • Sponsored by M.B. Matthews, Hutto
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Recently Passed

S 1003

A Bill To Amend Section 7-7-360, Code Of Laws Of South Carolina, 1976, Relating To The Designation Of Voting Precincts In Laurens County, So As To Eliminate The Brewerton And Princeton Voting Precincts, To Establish The Brewerton-Princeton Voting Precinct, And To Update The Map Number On Which The Names And Boundaries Of The Laurens County Voting Precincts May Be Found And Maintained By The Revenue And Fiscal Affairs Office.

  • Introduced Jan 14 2020
  • Read third time and sent to House Feb 21 2020
  • Sponsored by Verdin

H 4944

A Bill To Amend Section 7-7-490, Code Of Laws Of South Carolina, 1976, Relating To The Designation Of Voting Precincts In Spartanburg County, So As To Add The Broome High School Precinct, To Eliminate The Clifdale Elementary Precinct, And To Update The Map Number On Which The Names Of These Precincts May Be Found And Maintained By The Revenue And Fiscal Affairs Office.

  • Introduced Jan 15 2020
  • Read third time and returned to House with amendments Feb 20 2020
  • Sponsored by Long, Hyde, Forrester, and 5 more.

H 5040

A Concurrent Resolution To Request The Department Of Transportation Name The Intersection Located At The Junction Of Lady Street And Millwood Avenue In The City Of Columbia "Reverend Blakely N. Scott Intersection" And Erect Appropriate Signs Or Markers At This Intersection Containing These Words.

  • Introduced Jan 28 2020
  • Adopted, sent to Senate Feb 20 2020
  • Sponsored by Mcdaniel, Rutherford, Finlay, and 9 more.

H 4929

A Concurrent Resolution To Request That The Department Of Transportation Name The Bridge On Wateree Road Where It Crosses The Wateree Creek "Jerry Nealy Bridge" And Erect Appropriate Markers Or Signs At This Location Containing The Designation.

  • Introduced Jan 15 2020
  • Adopted, sent to Senate Feb 20 2020
  • Sponsored by Mcdaniel
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Available Sessions

Session Bill Count
2019-2020 Regular Session 3392
2017-2018 Regular Session 3774

Sources

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