South Carolina Legislature

124 Representatives
  • 79 Republicans
  • 45 Democrats
46 Senators
  • 27 Republicans
  • 19 Democrats
13 House Committees
15 Senate Committees

Bills

Recently Introduced

H 5613

A House Resolution To Congratulate Sophia Madeleine Simpkins, A Native Of Gothenburg, Sweden, Upon The Occasion Of Her Naturalization To Become A Citizen Of The United States Of America.

H 5609

A House Resolution To Express The Profound Sorrow Of The Members Of The South Carolina House Of Representatives Upon The Passing Of The Honorable Ruth Bader Ginsburg And To Extend Their Deepest Sympathy To Her Family And Many Friends.

H 5607

A House Resolution To Recognize And Congratulate Brandon Fish, Community Outreach Coordinator Of The Jewish Community Relations Council Of Greater Charleston, For His Service In Social Activism In The Charleston Community.

S 1284

A Senate Resolution To Congratulate And Commend J. Strom Thurmond, Jr., Upon The Occasion Of His Departure From The Public Office Of Solicitor For The Second Judicial Circuit, To Extend Deep Appreciation For His Many Years Of Distinguished Service To Aiken, Bamberg, And Barnwell Counties, And To Wish Him Much Continued Success And Fulfillment In All His Future Endeavors.

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Recently Passed

H 5613

A House Resolution To Congratulate Sophia Madeleine Simpkins, A Native Of Gothenburg, Sweden, Upon The Occasion Of Her Naturalization To Become A Citizen Of The United States Of America.

S 1048

AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 13-1-1030, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE MEMBERS SERVING ON THE AERONAUTICS COMMISSION, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A RESIDENT COMMISSION MEMBER MAY NOT SERVE FOR MORE THAN TWO CONSECUTIVE TERMS; AND TO AMEND SECTION 13-1-1050, RELATING TO THE TERMS OF THE AERONAUTICS COMMISSION, SO AS TO MAKE CONFORMING CHANGES. - ratified title

S 163

A Bill To Amend Chapter 3, Title 56 Of The 1976 Code, Relating To Motor Vehicle Registration And Licensing, By Adding Article 148, To Provide That The Department Of Motor Vehicles May Issue "Air Medal" Special License Plates.

  • Introduced Dec 12 2018
  • Read third time and returned to Senate with amendments Sep 24 2020
  • Sponsored by Bennett

H 4262

AN ACT TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 5 TO CHAPTER 11, TITLE 58 SO AS TO, AMONG OTHER THINGS, ENACT THE "SOUTH CAROLINA SMALL WIRELESS FACILITIES DEPLOYMENT ACT"; TO MAKE LEGISLATIVE FINDINGS; TO DEFINE RELEVANT TERMS; TO MAKE PROVISIONS FOR CERTAIN AGREEMENTS OR ENACTMENTS ADDRESSING THE DEPLOYMENT OF SMALL WIRELESS FACILITIES ENTERED INTO PRIOR TO THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS ACT; TO PROVIDE, AMONG OTHER THINGS, GUIDELINES AND PROCEDURES TO UNITS OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT REGARDING ENACTMENTS ADDRESSING DECORATIVE POLES, UNDERGROUND DISTRICTS, DESIGN DISTRICTS, AND HISTORIC DISTRICTS; TO AFFIRM THE POWERS OF UNITS OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT WITH RESPECT TO WIRELESS FACILITIES THAT ARE NOT SMALL WIRELESS FACILITIES LOCATED WITHIN RIGHTS OF WAY; TO PROVIDE, AMONG OTHER THINGS, GUIDELINES AND PROCEDURES TO WIRELESS PROVIDERS AND UNITS OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT WITH CONTROL OVER RIGHTS OF WAY REGARDING THE COLLOCATION OF CERTAIN SMALL WIRELESS FACILITIES WITHIN RIGHTS OF WAY; TO MAKE PROVISIONS FOR APPLICATIONS, FEES, APPLICATION REVIEW, AND THE ISSUANCE OF PERMITS FOR THE COLLOCATION OF SMALL WIRELESS FACILITIES; TO REQUIRE THAT APPLICATIONS TO COLLOCATE SMALL WIRELESS FACILITIES PURSUANT TO THIS ARTICLE MUST BE PROCESSED ON A NONDISCRIMINATORY BASIS; TO ENUMERATE THE CONDITIONS UNDER WHICH A UNIT OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT MAY DENY AN APPLICANT'S PROPOSED COLLOCATION OF A SMALL WIRELESS FACILITY, AND TO PROVIDE THAT SUBJECT TO THE ABILITY OF A UNIT OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT TO DENY AN APPLICATION, THE COLLOCATION OF SMALL WIRELESS FACILITIES MUST BE ALLOWED ON NONDISCRIMINATORY TERMS AND CONDITIONS; TO PROVIDE THAT THE ADMINISTRATIVE LAW COURT HAS CONTESTED CASE JURISDICTION TO DETERMINE ALL DISPUTES ARISING UNDER THIS ACT; AND TO PROHIBIT A UNIT OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT FROM REQUIRING A WIRELESS PROVIDER TO INDEMNIFY AND HOLD THE AUTHORITY AND ITS OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES HARMLESS AGAINST ANY CLAIMS, LAWSUITS, JUDGMENTS, COSTS, LIENS, LOSSES, EXPENSES, OR FEES, EXCEPT WHEN A COURT OF COMPETENT JURISDICTION HAS FOUND THAT THE NEGLIGENCE OF THE WIRELESS PROVIDER WHILE INSTALLING, REPAIRING, OR MAINTAINING FACILITIES, POLES, OR SUPPORT STRUCTURES PURSUANT TO THIS ACT CAUSED THE HARM THAT CREATED SUCH CLAIMS, LAWSUITS, JUDGMENTS, COSTS, LIENS, LOSSES, EXPENSES, OR FEES. - ratified title

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Available Sessions

Session Bill Count
2019-2020 Regular Session 3895
2017-2018 Regular Session 3774

Sources

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