South Carolina Bills

Bill Title Introduced Latest Action↓
S 1121 (2019-2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT 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 INITIALLY BY A BOARD OF TRUSTEES CONSISTING OF NINE MEMBERS, WHICH MUST BE APPOINTED BY THE HAMPTON COUNTY LEGISLATIVE DELEGATION; TO PROVIDE THAT BEGINNING IN 2022, THE INITIAL NINE-MEMBER APPOINTED BOARD SHALL BEGIN THE PROCESS OF TRANSITIONING TO A SEVEN-MEMBER ELECTED BOARD OF TRUSTEES BY ELECTING FOUR MEMBERS TO SERVE FOUR-YEAR TERMS FROM SINGLE-MEMBER ELECTION DISTRICTS 1, 3, 5, AND 7 IN NONPARTISAN ELECTIONS TO BE CONDUCTED AT THE SAME TIME AS THE 2022 GENERAL ELECTION; TO ESTABLISH CONTINUITY OF LEADERSHIP PROVISIONS BY REQUIRING THE HAMPTON COUNTY LEGISLATIVE DELEGATION TO SELECT THREE MEMBERS FROM THE INITIAL NINE-MEMBER APPOINTED BOARD TO SERVE ALONGSIDE THE FOUR MEMBERS ELECTED IN 2022 UNTIL THE THREE APPOINTED MEMBERS' SUCCESSORS ARE ELECTED TO SERVE FOUR-YEAR TERMS FROM SINGLE-MEMBER ELECTION DISTRICTS 2, 4, AND 6 IN NONPARTISAN ELECTIONS TO BE CONDUCTED AT THE SAME TIME AS THE 2024 GENERAL ELECTION, AND, THEREAFTER, TO PROVIDE THAT MEMBERS OF THE HAMPTON COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT BOARD OF TRUSTEES MUST BE ELECTED IN NONPARTISAN SCHOOL DISTRICT ELECTIONS TO BE CONDUCTED AT THE SAME TIME AS THE GENERAL ELECTION FOR TERMS OF FOUR YEARS AND UNTIL THEIR SUCCESSORS ARE ELECTED AND QUALIFY; 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, 2022, 2023, AND 2024, AND TO PROVIDE THAT BEGINNING IN 2025, THE HAMPTON COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT IS AUTHORIZED TO APPROVE AN ANNUAL TAX LEVY IN ORDER TO OBTAIN FUNDS FOR SCHOOL PURPOSES AS PROVIDED IN THIS ACT; TO TRANSFER THE ASSETS AND LIABILITIES OF HAMPTON COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 1 AND HAMPTON COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 2 TO THE HAMPTON COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT ON JULY 1, 2021; AND TO REPEAL ALL LOCAL ACTS INCONSISTENT WITH THE PROVISIONS OF THIS ACT. - ratified title
Feb 20 2020 Act No. 184
Oct 09 2020
H 4724 (2019-2020 Regular Session)
A JOINT RESOLUTION TO ESTABLISH THE COMMITTEE TO STUDY VETERAN HOMELESSNESS, UNEMPLOYMENT, JOB PLACEMENT, INCIDENCE OF POST-TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER, ACCESS TO BASIC HUMAN SERVICES, AND OTHER ISSUES AFFECTING SOUTH CAROLINA VETERANS AND TO PROVIDE FOR RELATED MATTERS INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIP AND DUTIES, THE FILLING OF VACANCIES, COMMITTEE MEETINGS, AND STAFFING. - ratified title
Nov 20 2019 Act No. 186
Oct 09 2020
H 5034 (2019-2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT TO AMEND ACT 340 OF 1967, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE CHARLESTON COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT, THE GOVERNING BODY THEREOF, AND THE MANNER IN WHICH ITS MEMBERS ARE ELECTED, SO AS TO REVISE THE AREAS FROM WHICH BOARD MEMBERS ARE ELECTED; TO PROVIDE THAT IF A PERSON ESTABLISHES A NEW RESIDENCE IN CHARLESTON COUNTY AND THE SCHOOL TO WHICH THE NEW RESIDENCE IS ASSIGNED IS FIFTEEN OR MORE ROAD MILES AWAY FROM THE NEW RESIDENCE, THEN THE RECEIVING CONSTITUENT SCHOOL DISTRICT MUST ACCEPT A CHILD RESIDING IN THE NEWLY ESTABLISHED RESIDENCE; AND TO REPEAL INCONSISTENT LOCAL ACTS. - ratified title
Jan 28 2020 Act No. 182
Oct 09 2020
S 996 (2019-2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT TO REQUIRE THE PUBLIC UTILITIES REVIEW COMMITTEE TO EXTEND THE SCREENING FOR CANDIDATES FOR THE PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION, SEATS 1, 3, 5, AND 7; TO REQUIRE THESE POSITIONS TO BE ADVERTISED FOR AN ADDITIONAL TIME PERIOD AND IN ACCORDANCE WITH CERTAIN PROCEDURAL REQUIREMENTS; TO ACCEPT APPLICATIONS FROM FEBRUARY 3, 2020, THROUGH NOON ON FEBRUARY 28, 2020; TO PROVIDE WHO THE PUBLIC UTILITIES REVIEW COMMITTEE MAY CONSIDER; TO PROVIDE WHEN TRANSCRIPTS FROM PUBLIC HEARINGS MAY BE RELEASED; AND TO PROVIDE INSTRUCTIONS TO THE PUBLIC UTILITIES REVIEW COMMITTEE. - ratified title
Jan 14 2020 Act No. 181
Oct 09 2020
S 426 (2019-2020 Regular Session)
A JOINT RESOLUTION TO TRANSFER FUNDS APPROPRIATED TO THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION FOR A BOAT RAMP IN GEORGETOWN COUNTY TO THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES AND TO CREDIT SUCH FUNDS AS WATER RECREATIONAL RESOURCE FUNDS FOR GEORGETOWN COUNTY. - ratified title
Jan 24 2019 Act No. 180
Oct 09 2020
S 975 (2019-2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT TO CONSOLIDATE CLARENDON COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 1 AND EAST CLARENDON COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 3 (CLARENDON COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 3) INTO ONE SCHOOL DISTRICT TO BE KNOWN AS CLARENDON COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 4; TO ABOLISH CLARENDON COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 1 AND CLARENDON COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 3 ON JULY 1, 2021; TO PROVIDE THAT CLARENDON COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 4 MUST BE GOVERNED BY A BOARD OF TRUSTEES CONSISTING OF SEVEN MEMBERS, WHICH INITIALLY MUST BE APPOINTED BY THE CLARENDON COUNTY LEGISLATIVE DELEGATION, AND BEGINNING IN 2022, SIX MEMBERS MUST BE ELECTED FROM A DEFINED SINGLE-MEMBER ELECTION DISTRICT AND ONE MEMBER MUST BE ELECTED FROM THE COMBINED GEOGRAPHIC AREA OF THE FORMER CLARENDON COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 1 AND CLARENDON COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 3; TO PROVIDE THAT THE MEMBERS OF THE CLARENDON COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 4 BOARD OF TRUSTEES MUST BE ELECTED IN NONPARTISAN ELECTIONS CONDUCTED AT THE SAME TIME AS THE 2022 GENERAL ELECTION AND EVERY 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, CLARENDON COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 4 SHALL HAVE TOTAL FISCAL AUTONOMY. - ratified title
Jan 14 2020 Act No. 183
Oct 09 2020
H 4940 (2019-2020 Regular Session)
A JOINT RESOLUTION TO ESTABLISH THE ELECTRICITY MARKET REFORM MEASURES STUDY COMMITTEE, TO PROVIDE FOR THE STUDY COMMITTEE'S MEMBERSHIP AND THE COMMITTEE'S AFFILIATED NONVOTING ADVISORY BOARD, TO PROVIDE THAT THE COMMITTEE SHALL STUDY WHETHER TO RECOMMEND THE ADOPTION OF VARIOUS ELECTRICITY MARKET REFORM MEASURES AFFECTING THE PROVISION OF ELECTRIC SERVICE IN SOUTH CAROLINA AND THE POTENTIAL PUBLIC BENEFITS ASSOCIATED WITH THESE MEASURES, TO REQUIRE THE STUDY COMMITTEE TO ISSUE A REPORT WITH FINDINGS AND RECOMMENDATIONS, TO REQUIRE THE STUDY COMMITTEE TO RETAIN A THIRD-PARTY, INDEPENDENT, EXPERT CONSULTANT, OR CONSULTANTS, TO ADVISE THE STUDY COMMITTEE, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE DISSOLUTION OF THE STUDY COMMITTEE. - ratified title
Jan 15 2020 Act No. 187
Oct 09 2020
S 1191 (2019-2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT TO AMEND ACT 278 OF 1985, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE JASPER COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION, SO AS TO REQUIRE CANDIDATES SEEKING ELECTION TO SUBMIT A STATEMENT OF CANDIDACY RATHER THAN SIGNED PETITIONS. - ratified title
Apr 08 2020 Act No. 185
Oct 09 2020
H 4431 (2019-2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 6-1-400 SO AS TO, AMONG OTHER THINGS, PROVIDE BUSINESS LICENSE TAX STANDARDIZATION, TO PROVIDE DEFINITIONS, TO PROVIDE FOR THE MANNER IN WHICH A BUSINESS LICENSE TAX IS COMPUTED, TO PRESCRIBE THE MANNER IN WHICH BUSINESS LICENSES ARE PURCHASED, TO PROVIDE THAT A TAXING JURISDICTION SHALL ADOPT THE LATEST STANDARDIZED BUSINESS LICENSE CLASS SCHEDULE; BY ADDING SECTION 6-1-410 SO AS TO, AMONG OTHER THINGS, DEFINE THE PROCEDURES BY WHICH THE TAXING JURISDICTION MAY SERVE NOTICE OF ASSESSMENT OF THE BUSINESS LICENSE TAX DUE WHEN A TAXPAYER FAILS OR REFUSES TO PAY A BUSINESS LICENSE TAX AND THE PROCEDURES BY WHICH A TAXPAYER MAY REQUEST AN ADJUSTMENT OF THE ASSESSMENT OR APPEAL THE NOTICE OF FINAL ASSESSMENT; AND BY ADDING SECTION 6-1-420 SO AS TO, AMONG OTHER THINGS, PROVIDE THAT A TAXING JURISDICTION, UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS AND LIMITATIONS, MAY CONTRACT BY ORDINANCE WITH AN INDIVIDUAL, FIRM, OR ORGANIZATION TO ASSIST WITH COLLECTING PROPERTY OR BUSINESS LICENSE TAXES, AND TO ESTABLISH A PRIVATE RIGHT OF ACTION FOR PERSONS OR ENTITIES BASED ON VIOLATIONS OF THIS ACT OR ANY REGULATIONS PRESCRIBED PURSUANT TO THIS ACT. - ratified title
Apr 09 2019 Act No. 176
Oct 07 2020
S 613 (2019-2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 59-48-70, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE ENDOWMENT FUND OF THE SCHOOL OF SCIENCE AND MATHEMATICS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE ENDOWMENT FUND IS SUBJECT TO THE DIRECTION OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE SCHOOL, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE ORGANIZATION AND OPERATION OF THE ENDOWMENT FUND; BY ADDING SECTION 59-49-35 SO AS TO REQUIRE CERTAIN TRAINING OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE JOHN DE LA HOWE SCHOOL; BY ADDING SECTION 59-49-85 SO AS TO PROVIDE QUALIFICATIONS OF THE FACULTY OF THE JOHN DE LA HOWE SCHOOL; BY ADDING SECTION 59-49-112 SO AS TO PROVIDE THE BOARD OF THE JOHN DE LA HOWE SCHOOL SHALL ESTABLISH THE STANDARD COURSE OF STUDY OF THE SCHOOL; BY ADDING SECTION 59-49-115 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE AWARDING OF DIPLOMAS BY THE JOHN DE LA HOWE SCHOOL; BY ADDING SECTION 59-49-117 SO AS TO PROVIDE ADMISSIONS REQUIREMENTS OF STUDENTS OF THE JOHN DE LA HOWE SCHOOL; BY ADDING SECTION 59-49-135 SO AS TO PROVIDE THE BOARD OF THE JOHN DE LA HOWE SCHOOL SHALL ESTABLISH A FOUNDATION AND MAINTAIN AN ENDOWMENT FUND FOR THE SCHOOL IN A CERTAIN MANNER; BY ADDING SECTION 59-49-160 SO AS TO PROVIDE CERTAIN PUBLIC SAFETY MEASURES REGARDING THE JOHN DE LA HOWE SCHOOL; TO AMEND SECTION 59-49-10, RELATING TO THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE JOHN DE LA HOWE SCHOOL, SO AS TO RENAME AND REESTABLISH THE SCHOOL AS THE "GOVERNOR'S SCHOOL FOR AGRICULTURE AT JOHN DE LA HOWE", AND TO PROVIDE THE PURPOSE OF THE SCHOOL; TO AMEND SECTION 59-49-20, RELATING TO THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE JOHN DE LA HOWE SCHOOL, SO AS TO ADD CERTAIN EX OFFICIO MEMBERS; TO AMEND SECTION 59-49-30, RELATING TO REMOVAL OF BOARD MEMBERS OF THE JOHN DE LA HOWE SCHOOL BOARD OF TRUSTEES BY THE GOVERNOR FOR CAUSE, SO AS TO MAKE GRAMMATICAL CHANGES; TO AMEND SECTION 59-49-40, RELATING TO MEETINGS OF THE BOARD, SO AS TO MAKE GRAMMATICAL CHANGES; TO AMEND SECTION 59-49-70, RELATING TO THE DECLARATION OF THE SCHOOL AS A BODY POLITIC, SO AS TO MAKE CONFORMING CHANGES CONCERNING THE RENAMING OF THE SCHOOL; TO AMEND SECTION 59-49-100, RELATING TO THE PURPOSE OF THE JOHN DE LA HOWE SCHOOL, SO AS TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL ADMISSIONS CRITERIA; TO AMEND SECTION 59-49-110, RELATING TO THE CONDUCT OF FORESTRY AND FARM PRACTICES BY THE JOHN DE LA HOWE SCHOOL AND USE OF REVENUE DERIVED FROM THESE PRACTICES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THE SCHOOL SHALL SERVE AS A DEMONSTRATION FARM AND PROVIDE INSTRUCTION AND SUPPORT TO FARMERS AND PERSONS WORKING IN, OR WHO HAVE AN INTEREST IN, THE BUSINESS OF AGRICULTURE; TO AMEND SECTION 59-49-130, RELATING TO PROVISIONS CONCERNING THE USE OF INCOME DERIVED FROM CERTAIN ENDEAVORS BENEFITING THE JOHN DE LA HOWE SCHOOL, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE USE OF INCOME DERIVED FROM SUCH ENDEAVORS; AND TO AMEND SECTION 59-49-150, RELATING TO EXPENSES OF STUDENTS OF THE JOHN DE LA HOWE SCHOOL, SO AS TO PROVIDE STUDENTS WHO ARE LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THIS STATE ARE NOT REQUIRED TO PAY TUITION BUT SHALL PAY CERTAIN FEES FOR MAINTENANCE AND FOOD SERVICES UNLESS THEY MEET CERTAIN POVERTY REQUIREMENTS, AND TO PROVIDE ALL OUT-OF-STATE AND FOREIGN EXCHANGE STUDENTS WHO ATTEND THE SCHOOL SHALL PAY TUITION AND CERTAIN FEES FOR MAINTENANCE AND FOOD SERVICES. - ratified title
Mar 05 2019 Act No. 164
Oct 07 2020
H 4831 (2019-2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 50-15-15 SO AS TO PROHIBIT CERTAIN ACTIVITIES RELATED TO THIS STATE'S NATIVE REPTILE AND AMPHIBIAN SPECIES AND TO REQUIRE THE ESTABLISHMENT OF POSSESSION LIMITS; BY ADDING SECTION 50-15-55 SO AS TO PROHIBIT THE RELEASE OF NONNATIVE CAPTIVE WILDLIFE IN THIS STATE; TO AMEND SECTION 50-15-70, RELATING TO PROTECTIONS FOR CERTAIN TURTLES IN THIS STATE, SO AS TO PROHIBIT CERTAIN ACTIVITIES RELATED TO NATIVE TURTLES AND PROVIDE POSSESSION LIMITS; TO AMEND SECTION 50-15-10, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS, SO AS TO DEFINE NEW TERMS AND EXPAND THE TERM "NONGAME SPECIES"; TO AMEND SECTION 50-15-30, RELATING TO THE LISTING OF ENDANGERED SPECIES, SO AS TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES TO CONDUCT THE REVIEW OF THE STATE LIST OF ENDANGERED SPECIES; TO AMEND SECTION 50-15-40, RELATING TO THE ESTABLISHMENT OF WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT PROGRAMS, SO AS TO AUTHORIZE THE DEPARTMENT TO ESTABLISH WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT PROGRAMS; TO AMEND SECTION 50-15-80, RELATING TO PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS OF CERTAIN PROVISIONS, SO AS TO GRANT CONCURRENT JURISDICTION OVER THESE VIOLATIONS TO MAGISTRATES COURTS, TO INCREASE MONETARY PENALTIES, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE REVOCATION OF PERMITS GRANTED TO A PERSON WHO VIOLATES CERTAIN PROVISIONS; AND TO AMEND SECTION 50-15-310, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS APPLICABLE TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA CAPTIVE ALLIGATOR PROPAGATION ACT, SO AS TO ALTER THE DEFINITIONS OF THE TERMS "ALLIGATOR PROPAGATION FACILITY" AND "COMMERCIAL PURPOSES". - ratified title
Jan 14 2020 Act No. 177
Oct 07 2020
S 1099 (2019-2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 61-4-942 SO AS TO PROHIBIT A MANUFACTURER, BREWER, OR IMPORTER OF BEER FROM REQUIRING A WHOLESALER TO UNDERTAKE CERTAIN ACTIONS. - ratified title
Feb 12 2020 Act No. 169
Oct 07 2020
H 3780 (2019-2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 25 TO CHAPTER 9, TITLE 58 SO AS TO CREATE THE "BROADBAND ACCESSIBILITY ACT", TO, AMONG OTHER THINGS, SET FORTH THE BROADBAND AUTHORITY OF ELECTRIC COOPERATIVES AND TO SET FORTH THE MANNER IN WHICH BROADBAND NETWORKS ARE CONSTRUCTED; TO AMEND SECTION 33-49-20, RELATING TO ELECTRIC COOPERATIVES, SO AS TO DEFINE TERMS; TO AMEND SECTION 33-49-150, RELATING TO THE AUTHORITY OF THE OFFICE OF REGULATORY STAFF, SO AS TO SET FORTH THE OFFICE'S BROADBAND AUTHORITY; TO AMEND SECTION 33-49-250, RELATING TO THE POWERS OF ELECTRIC COOPERATIVES, SO AS TO PROVIDE CERTAIN BROADBAND AUTHORITY; BY ADDING SECTION 58-31-230 SO AS TO SET FORTH THE BROADBAND AUTHORITY OF THE PUBLIC SERVICE AUTHORITY; AND TO SPECIFY THAT THIS ACT DOES NOT CONVEY OR CONFER ANY IMPLIED OR EXPRESS GRANT OF AUTHORITY TO AN INVESTOR-OWNED ELECTRIC UTILITY TO PROVIDE BROADBAND FACILITIES OR BROADBAND SERVICES. - ratified title
Jan 29 2019 Act No. 175
Oct 07 2020
H 4262 (2019-2020 Regular Session)
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
Mar 19 2019 Act No. 179
Oct 07 2020
H 3596 (2019-2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 12-43-220, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO CLASSIFICATION OF PROPERTY AND ASSESSMENT RATIOS FOR PURPOSES OF AD VALOREM TAXATION, SO AS TO LIMIT ROLLBACK TAXES TO THREE YEARS WHEN LAND CLASSIFIED AS AGRICULTURAL REAL PROPERTY IS APPLIED TO ANOTHER USE. - ratified title
Jan 15 2019 Act No. 173
Oct 07 2020
S 1071 (2019-2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 23-9-197 SO AS TO ESTABLISH THE "FIREFIGHTER CANCER HEALTH CARE BENEFIT PLAN" TO PROVIDE A SUPPLEMENTAL INSURANCE POLICY UPON A FIREFIGHTER BEING DIAGNOSED WITH CANCER AND TO SET FORTH THE BENEFITS CONTAINED IN THE POLICY. - ratified title
Feb 04 2020 Act No. 168
Oct 07 2020
H 3351 (2019-2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 60-11-102 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE DISPOSITION OF CERTAIN DUPLICATIVE MATERIAL IN THE POSSESSION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ARCHIVES AND HISTORY TO ANOTHER PUBLIC OR NONPROFIT INSTITUTION BY GIFT OR SALE, TO PROVIDE FOR THE USE OF RESULTING PROCEEDS, AND TO PROVIDE ANNUAL REPORTING REQUIREMENTS; BY ADDING SECTION 60-11-103 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE RETENTION AND USE BY THE DEPARTMENT OF ARCHIVES AND HISTORY OF CERTAIN PROCEEDS GENERATED BY ITS OPERATIONS; TO AMEND SECTION 60-11-60, RELATING TO THE MANAGEMENT AND ADMINISTRATION OF THE DEPARTMENT, SO AS TO PROVIDE THE DIRECTOR MAY DO ADDITIONAL WORK WITH PAY IF APPROVED BY THE COMMISSION OF ARCHIVES AND HISTORY, AND TO DELETE A PROVISION REQUIRING THE DIRECTOR TO FURNISH INFORMATION FOR FREE; AND TO REPEAL SECTION 60-11-120 RELATING TO THE DISPOSITION OF CERTAIN DUPLICATIVE MATERIAL IN THE POSSESSION OF DEPARTMENT OF ARCHIVES AND HISTORY. - ratified title
Dec 18 2018 Act No. 171
Oct 07 2020
H 3257 (2019-2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 59-32-20, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO INSTRUCTION REQUIRED UNDER THE COMPREHENSIVE HEALTH EDUCATION ACT, SO AS TO REQUIRE THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION TO REVISE EXISTING AGE-APPROPRIATE STANDARDS AND CONCEPTS THAT ADDRESS MENTAL, EMOTIONAL, AND SOCIAL HEALTH DURING ITS NEXT CYCLICAL REVIEW. - ratified title
Dec 18 2018 Act No. 170
Oct 07 2020
S 259 (2019-2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING CHAPTER 62 TO TITLE 48 SO AS TO ESTABLISH THE SOUTH CAROLINA OFFICE OF RESILIENCE, TO DEVELOP, IMPLEMENT, AND MAINTAIN A STATEWIDE RESILIENCE PLAN AND TO COORDINATE STATEWIDE RESILIENCE AND DISASTER RECOVERY EFFORTS, TO PROVIDE THAT A CHIEF RESILIENCE OFFICER SHALL GOVERN THE OFFICE, TO ESTABLISH THE STATEWIDE RESILIENCE PLAN ADVISORY COMMITTEE, TO TRANSFER THE SOUTH CAROLINA DISASTER RECOVERY OFFICE TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA OFFICE OF RESILIENCE, AND TO CREATE THE DISASTER RELIEF AND RESILIENCE RESERVE FUND TO FUND THE STATEWIDE RESILIENCE PLAN, DISASTER RELIEF ASSISTANCE, AND HAZARD MITIGATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE IMPROVEMENTS, TO ESTABLISH THE SOUTH CAROLINA RESILIENCE REVOLVING FUND TO PROVIDE LOW INTEREST LOANS TO PERFORM FLOODED-HOME BUYOUTS AND FLOODPLAIN RESTORATION; AND TO AMEND SECTION 6-29-510, RELATING TO COMPREHENSIVE PLANS OF LOCAL PLANNING COMMISSIONS, SO AS TO REQUIRE LOCAL COMPREHENSIVE PLANS TO INCLUDE A RESILIENCE ELEMENT. - ratified title
Dec 12 2018 Act No. 163
Oct 07 2020
S 993 (2019-2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 61-4-730, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO SALES BY PERMITTED WINERIES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PERMITTED WINERY IS ELIGIBLE FOR A SPECIAL PERMIT SUBJECT TO CERTAIN LIMITATIONS; TO AMEND SECTION 61-4-1515, RELATING TO SALES BY PERMITTED BREWERIES, SO AS TO INCREASE THE MAXIMUM AMOUNT OF BEER THAT MAY BE SOLD TO AN INDIVIDUAL FOR OFF-PREMISES CONSUMPTION; AND TO AMEND SECTION 61-4-550, RELATING TO PERMITS TO SELL BEER AND WINE AT A FAIR OR SPECIAL FUNCTION, SO AS TO REQUIRE AN APPLICANT TO NOTIFY THE STATE LAW ENFORCEMENT DIVISION THAT ALCOHOL WILL BE SERVED AT A FAIR OR SPECIAL FUNCTION. - ratified title
Jan 14 2020 Act No. 167
Oct 07 2020

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