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South Carolina Bills

Bill Title Introduced Latest Action
H 4262 (2019-2020 Regular Session)
A Bill To Amend The Code Of Laws Of South Carolina, 1976, By Adding Article 5 To Chapter 11, Title 58 So As To Enact The "South Carolina Small Wireless Facilities Deployment Act"; To Make Legislative Findings; To Define Relevant Terms; To Provide, Among Other Things, That Certain Agreements Or Enactments Pertaining To The Deployment Of Small Wireless Facilities That Do Not Comply With Certain Provisions Of This Act Must Be Deemed Invalid And Unenforceable Beginning October 1, 2019; To Provide That Certain Units Of Local Government "Authorities" With Control Over Rights Of Way May Not Prohibit, Regulate, Or Charge For The Collocation Of Certain Small Wireless Facilities; To Provide That Small Wireless Facilities Must Be Classified As Permitted Uses And Not Subject To Zoning Review And Approval Under Specified Circumstances; To Provide Requirements For Applications, Fees, Application Review, And Issuance Of Permits For Collocation Of Small Wireless Facilities; To Require Authorities To Allow The Collocation Of Small Wireless Facilities On Authority Utility Poles Under Specified Circumstances; To Prohibit Authorities From Regulating The Design, Engineering, Construction, Installation, Or Operation Of Any Small Wireless Facility In Specified Circumstances; To Provide That The Administrative Law Court Has Jurisdiction To Resolve All Disputes Arising Under The Act; And To Prohibit An Authority From Requiring A Wireless Provider To Indemnify The Authority Or Its Officers Or Employees And From Naming The Authority As An Additional Insured On A Wireless Provider'S Insurance Policy.
Mar 19 2019 Introduced And Read First Time
Mar 20 2019
S 440 (2019-2020 Regular Session)
A Bill To Amend Section 12-65-20(4) And (8) Of The 1976 Code, Relating To Definitions For The South Carolina Textiles Communities Revitalization Act, To Provide That A Certain Cap On Rehabilitation Expenses Only Applies To Certain Rehabilitated Buildings On Contiguous Parcels.
Jan 29 2019 Introduced And Read First Time
Mar 20 2019
S 683 (2019-2020 Regular Session)
A Concurrent Resolution To Recognize April 8 Through 12, 2019 As "Independent Colleges And Universities Week" And April 10, 2019 As "Independent Colleges And Universities Day" In South Carolina.
Mar 20 2019 Introduced
Mar 20 2019
H 3621 (2019-2020 Regular Session)
A Bill To Amend Section 44-75-20, Code Of Laws Of South Carolina, 1976, Relating To Terms Defined In The Athletic Trainers' Act Of South Carolina, So As To Change The Definition Of "Athletic Trainer"; To Amend Section 44-75-50, Relating To Certification Of Athletic Trainers, So As To Revise The Name Of The Required Examination; To Amend Section 44-75-100, Relating To Employees Of Organizations That Are Considered Athletic Trainers, So As To Add Certain Organizations; And To Amend Section 44-75-120, Relating To Penalties For Violating A Provision Of The Act, So As To Authorize The Department Of Health And Environmental Control To Take Certain Disciplinary Actions, Including The Imposition Of Monetary Penalties.
Jan 16 2019 Introduced And Read First Time
Mar 20 2019
H 4269 (2019-2020 Regular Session)
A House Resolution To Memorialize The Congress Of The United States To Approve Legislation That Would Require Carbon Monoxide Detectors In Federally Subsidized Public Housing.
Mar 20 2019 Introduced
Mar 20 2019
H 3145 (2019-2020 Regular Session)
A Bill To Amend The Code Of Laws Of South Carolina, 1976, By Adding Section 33-49-150 So As To Provide That The Office Of Regulatory Staff Is Vested With The Authority And Jurisdiction To Conduct Audits Of Electric Cooperatives In The Same Manner, Terms, And Conditions It Is Authorized To Conduct Audits Of Regulated Public Utilities As Provided By Law; To Amend Section 33-49-420, Relating To Annual Meetings Of Members Of An Electric Cooperative, So As To Revise The Notice Requirements For Certain Meetings; To Amend Section 33-49-430, Relating To A Quorum At Meetings Of Electric Cooperatives, So As To Allow Persons Casting Early Voting Ballots For The Election Of Trustees To Be Counted For Purposes Of Determining A Quorum At The Meeting For The Election, And To Prohibit Voting By Proxy; To Amend Section 33-49-440, Relating To Voting By Members And Section 33-49-620, Relating To Voting Districts From Which Some Members Of The Board Of Trustees May Be Elected, So As To Permit Early Voting For Meetings At Which Trustees Are To Be Elected And The Procedures For Early Voting; To Amend Section 33-49-610, Relating To The Board Of Trustees Of A Cooperative, So As To Revise The Manner In Which Vacancies Occurring For Any Reason Other Than Expiration Of A Term Are Filled Which Must Be For The Remainder Of The Unexpired Term Only; By Adding Section 33-49-615 So As To Require Annual Public Disclosure Of Compensation And Benefits Paid To Or Provided For Members Of The Board Of Trustees; By Adding Section 33-49-625 So As To Require Specified Notice Of Meetings To The Cooperative Membership, To Require Votes Of Trustees To Be Taken In Open Session With Certain Exceptions, To Require Votes Taken In Executive Session To Be Ratified In Open Session, And To Require Minutes Of All Meetings To Be Provided To Cooperative Members; And By Adding Section 33-49-645 So As To Provide That In The Conduct Of Elections By A Cooperative, It Must Prohibit Advocacy Or Campaigning Within A Certain Distance Of The Polling Place.
Dec 18 2018 Prefiled
Mar 20 2019
H 4266 (2019-2020 Regular Session)
A House Resolution To Recognize And Honor Pastor Edward J. Squire For His Dedicated Service To His Community And To Congratulate Him For Nearly Twenty Years Of Faithful Service As Pastor Of Mt. Calvary Baptist Church In Hartsville.
Mar 20 2019 Introduced And Adopted
Mar 20 2019
H 4274 (2019-2020 Regular Session)
A House Resolution To Recognize And Honor Reverend Dr. Byron Leavance Benton Upon His Installation As Pastor Of Mt. Moriah Missionary Baptist Church In North Charleston.
Mar 20 2019 Introduced And Adopted
Mar 20 2019
H 4277 (2019-2020 Regular Session)
A Bill To Amend The Code Of Laws Of South Carolina, 1976, By Adding Section 7-19-130 So As To Adopt "The Agreement Among The States To Elect The President By National Popular Vote", And For Other Purposes; And To Repeal Sections 7-19-70, 7-19-80, 7-19-90, 7-19-100, And 7-19-120 All Relating To Presidential Electors.
Mar 20 2019 Introduced And Read First Time
Mar 20 2019
S 107 (2019-2020 Regular Session)
A Bill To Amend Section 49-11-120(4) Of The 1976 Code, Relating To The Definition Of "Dam", To Include The Erection Of An Artificial Barrier For The Purpose Of Creating A Reservoir, To Clarify That Failure Of A Dam Must Cause Danger To Human Life Or The Property Of Others, And To Add New Exceptions To The Definition; To Amend Article 3, Chapter 11, Title 49 Of The 1976 Code, Relating To The Dams And Reservoirs Safety Act, To Provide That Owners Of Existing Dams Or Property Owners Intending To Construct Or Enlarge A Dam May Receive From The Department A Determination Concerning Whether The Dam Is Subject To The Provisions Of Article 3; To Amend Section 49-11-150 Of The 1976 Code, Relating To An Owner'S Responsibility For The Safe Maintenance Of A Dam Or Reservoir, To Provide That The Owner Of A Dam Or Reservoir Must Provide Contact Information And A Completed Dam Owner Checklist To The Department On A Certain Schedule, To Provide For A Current Emergency Action Plan, And To Provide For Notice Of Potential Or Actual Failures; To Amend Section 49-11-160 Of The 1976 Code, Relating To Orders To Maintain, Alter, Repair, Or Remove A Dam Or Reservoir, To Change The Circumstances Under Which The Department May Issue An Order Directing The Owner Of A Dam Or Reservoir To Undertake Necessary Maintenance, Alterations, Repairs, Or Removal; To Amend Section 49-11-170 Of The 1976 Code, Relating To Bringing Unsafe Dams To The Attention Of The Department, To Provide That The Department Cannot Require Changes To A Dam Or Reservoir Due To Reclassification Unless Necessary To Prevent The Loss Of Human Life; To Amend Section 49-11-200 Of The 1976 Code, Relating To The Department Approval Required For Construction Or Alteration, To Provide That Construction Of A New Dam Or Reservoir Or The Enlargement, Removal, Or Repair Of An Existing Dam Or Reservoir May Not Begin Unless Approved By The Department And To Provide For Exceptions; And To Amend Section 12-6-3370 Of The 1976 Code, Relating To Tax Credits For The Construction, Installation, Or Restoration Of Water Impoundments And Water Control Structures, To Provide That A Taxpayer May Claim A Credit Of Up To Fifty Thousand Dollars For Repairs Required As A Result Of The Department Reclassifying The Dam.
Dec 12 2018 Prefiled
Mar 20 2019
H 3725 (2019-2020 Regular Session)
A Bill To Amend The Code Of Laws Of South Carolina, 1976, By Adding Section 44-1-320 So As To Establish An "Advisory Council On Pediatric Acute-Onset Neuropsychiatric Syndrome (Pans) And Pediatric Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorder Associated With Streptococcal Infections (Pandas)"; To Provide For Membership, Duties, And Reporting Requirements Of The Advisory Council; To Require The Director Of The Department Of Health And Environmental Control To Appoint Certain Members And To Provide Staff Support; And For Other Purposes.
Jan 23 2019 Introduced And Read First Time
Mar 20 2019
H 3917 (2019-2020 Regular Session)
A Bill To Amend The Code Of Laws Of South Carolina, 1976, By Adding Article 3 To Chapter 1, Title 26 To Enact The "South Carolina Electronic Notary Public Act" And By Adding Article 5 To Chapter 1, Title 26 To Enact The "South Carolina Remote Online Notarization Act" Both So As To Provide For The Notarization Of Documents By Electronic Means And For Remotely Located Individuals, Settings For Certain Requirements In Acceptance For Recording By A Register Of Mesne Conveyances In A County Of Electronic Documents In Tangible Form, Charging The Office Of The Secretary Of State With The Responsibility Of Implementing The Act And Adopting Standards For The Notarization Of Documents By Electronic Means And For Remotely Located Individuals, And Defining Necessary Terms; By Adding Section 26-1-260 So As To Provide Failures Of Notaries Public To Perform Certain Duties Or Meet Certain Requirements Does Not Invalidate Notarial Acts, Among Other Things; By Adding Section 26-1-270 So As To Clarify The Relationship Between Chapter 1, Title 26 And Certain Federal Statutes; By Adding Section 30-5-31 So As To As To Define Necessary Terms; To Amend Section 26-1-5, Relating To Definitions Concerning Notaries Public, So As To Define Necessary Terms; And By Designating Certain Provisions Of Chapter 1, Title 26 As "Article 1, General Provisions".
Feb 06 2019 Introduced And Read First Time
Mar 20 2019
H 4278 (2019-2020 Regular Session)
A Bill To Amend Section 40-33-20, As Amended, Code Of Laws Of South Carolina, 1976, Relating To Definitions Under The Nurse Practice Act, So As To Provide That Advanced Practice Registered Nurses May Perform Specific Medical Acts Pursuant To Approved Written Guidelines, To Remove The Supervision Requirement From The Definition Of "Approved Written Guidelines" And Crna Practice, And To Provide That A Crna Must Have Completed At Least A Master'S Level Accredited Program; To Amend Section 40-33-34, As Amended, Relating To Qualifications For The Performance Of Medical Acts, So As To Set Minimal Qualifications, To Provide Guidelines For Anesthesia Care, And To Provide Notice Requirements; And To Repeal Section 40-47-197 Relating To The Supervision Of Crnas.
Mar 20 2019 Introduced And Read First Time
Mar 20 2019
S 685 (2019-2020 Regular Session)
A Senate Resolution To Congratulate Dr. Robert A. Thomas On Having A Newly Identified Species Of Snake From The Galapagos Islands Named In His Honor.
Mar 20 2019 Introduced And Adopted
Mar 20 2019
H 3166 (2019-2020 Regular Session)
A Joint Resolution To Make An Application Of The General Assembly To Congress, As Provided By Article V Of The Constitution Of The United States Of America, To Call A Convention Limited To Proposing An Amendment To The Constitution Of The United States Of America To Set A Limit On The Number Of Terms That A Person May Be Elected As A Member Of The United States House Of Representatives And To Set A Limit On The Number Of Terms That A Person May Be Elected As A Member Of The United States Senate.
Dec 18 2018 Prefiled
Mar 20 2019
H 3438 (2019-2020 Regular Session)
A Bill To Amend Section 25-11-10, Code Of Laws Of South Carolina, 1976, Relating To The Division Of Veterans Affairs, So As To Establish The Division Within The Executive Branch Of Government, To Provide That The Director Must Be Appointed By The Governor And Confirmed By The General Assembly, And To Enumerate The Division'S Powers And Duties; To Amend Section 25-11-20, Relating To The Director Of The Division Of Veterans Affairs, So As To Enumerate Specific Duties; And To Amend Section 25-11-40, Relating To The Appointment, Removal, Training, And Accreditation Of County Veterans Affairs Officers, So As To Revise The Definition Of "Veteran" For Purposes Of Appointing County Veterans Affairs Officers, To Eliminate The Authority To Appoint Nonveterans To Serve As County Veterans Affairs Officers, To Provide An Exception For Persons Currently Serving As County Veterans Affairs Officers, And To Remove Local Nonconforming Provisions.
Dec 18 2018 Prefiled
Mar 20 2019
S 132 (2019-2020 Regular Session)
A Bill To Amend The Code Of Laws Of South Carolina, 1976, To Enact The "Pa Act Of 2019" By Adding Section 40-47-936 So As To Provide Certain Orders Physician Assistants May Place To Be Performed By Licensed Personnel Pursuant To The Scope Of Practice Of The Physician Assistant; By Adding Section 40-47-1025 So As To Provide Certain Provisions May Not Be Construed To Limit The Employment Arrangement Of Physician Assistants; By Adding Section 40-47-1030 So As To Provide The Board Of Medical Examiners May Approve Physician Assistants To Enter Into Nondisciplinary Alternative Programs And To Provide Confidentiality Of Related Records; By Adding Section 40-47-1035 So As To Provide Physician Assistants May Be Considered Primary Care Providers Or Mental Health Providers When Practicing In The Medical Specialties Required For Physicians To Be Primary Care Providers Or Mental Health Providers, And To Clarify The Affect On Related Working Relationships And Scopes Of Practice; By Adding Section 40-47-1040 So As To Provide The Board May Make Special Provisions For Licensures Of Applicants Who Have Been Clinically Inactive For More Than Twenty-Four Months, To Provide Requirements For These Special Provisions, And To Provide Physician Assistants Who Have Been Full-Time Employees Of Certain Accredited Educational Programs May Not Be Considered To Have Been Clinically Inactive For Licensure Or License Renewal Purposes; To Amend Section 40-47-195, As Amended, Relating To Supervising Physicians In Scope Of Practices, So As To Revise Related Requirements; To Amend Section 40-47-20, As Amended, Relating To Definitions Concerning Physicians And Miscellaneous Health Care Professionals, So As To Revise Necessary Terms; To Amend Section 40-47-113, Relating To The Establishment Of Physician-Patient Relationships, So As To Make A Conforming Change; To Amend Section 40-47-910, Relating To Definitions In The Physician Assistants Practice Act, So As To Revise And Provide Necessary Definitions; To Amend Section 40-47-915, Relating To The Applicability Of The Physician Assistants Practice Act, So As To Revise The Criteria For Persons Subject To The Act; To Amend Section 40-47-925, Relating To The Physician Assistant Advisory Committee To The Board, So As To Make Conforming Changes; To Amend Section 40-47-930, Relating To The Powers And Duties Of The Committee And Board, So As To Revise The Requirements And Make Conforming Changes; To Amend Section 40-47-935, As Amended, Relating To Acts And Duties That Physician Assistants Are Authorized To Perform, So As To Expand The Range Of These Acts And Duties; To Amend Section 40-47-938, Relating To Supervisory Relationships, So As To Revise The Requirements For These Relationships; To Amend Section 40-47-940, Relating To The Licensure Application Process And Temporary Licenses, So As To Revise The Process And Provide Requirements For Emergency Licenses; To Amend Section 40-47-945, Relating To Conditions For Granting Permanent Licenses For Physician Assistants, So As To Revise The Requirements; To Amend Section 40-47-950, Relating To Limited Physician Assistant Licenses, So As To Eliminate Certain Requirements For These Licenses, Modify The Role Of Supervising Physicians, And Make Conforming Changes; To Amend Section 40-47-955, As Amended, Relating To Scope Of Practice, So As To Revise The Requirements And Include Requirements Concerning Telemedicine, Among Other Things; To Amend Section 40-47-960, Relating To Required Content In Scope Of Practices, So As To Revise The Required Content And Provide Scope Of Practices May Be In Written Or Electronic Format; To Amend Section 40-47-965, Relating To Requirements Of Physician Assistants When Prescribing Certain Treatments, So As To Expand The Authority Of Physician Assistants To Prescribe Such Treatments; To Amend Section 40-47-970, Relating To Medical Tasks, Acts, And Functions That Physician Assistants May Perform, So As To Eliminate Restrictions On Prescribing Certain Controlled Substances And Restrictions On Performing Acts Outside The Usual Practice Of Their Supervising Physicians; To Amend Section 40-47-985, Relating To Unscheduled Inspections That The Board May Make Of Facilities Employing Physician Assistants, So As To Make Conforming Changes; To Amend Section 40-47-990, Relating To The Identification Of Physician Assistants, So As To Revise The Requirements And Provide For Exceptions During Unplanned Emergencies; To Amend Section 40-47-1000, Relating To Unlawful Representation Of Oneself As A Physician Assistant, So As To Allow That Persons Who Meet The Qualifications Of Chapter 47, Title 40 May Represent Themselves As Being Physician Assistants, But May Not Perform Physician Assistant Acts; To Amend Section 40-47-1005, Relating To Grounds For Misconduct Mandating Discipline, So As To Revise These Grounds; To Amend Section 40-47-1015, Relating To Licensure Fees, So As To Revise The Fees; To Amend Section 40-47-1020, Relating To Third Party Reimbursements Of Physician Assistants, So As To Make Conforming Changes; And To Repeal Section 40-47-995 Relating To The Termination Of Supervisory Relationships Between Physicians And Physician Assistants.
Dec 12 2018 Prefiled
Mar 20 2019
H 4265 (2019-2020 Regular Session)
A Bill To Amend Act 745 Of 1967, As Amended, Relating To Renewable Water Resources (Rewa), Formerly Known As The Western Carolina Regional Sewer Authority, By Adding The "Southern Greenville" Area Of Greenville County To Rewa'S Service Territory, To Express The General Assembly'S Intent To Designate A Map As The Document Of Record On Which Rewa'S Amended Boundary Lines Are Delineated, And To Provide That No Residential Or Commercial Entity Located Within The Southern Greenville Extended Territory Is Required To Tap Into The Services Provided By Rewa Unless The Entity Does So Voluntarily.
Mar 20 2019 Introduced And Read First Time
Mar 20 2019
S 75 (2019-2020 Regular Session)
AN ACT TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 9 TO CHAPTER 13, TITLE 38 SO AS TO REQUIRE AN INSURER OR AN INSURANCE GROUP TO SUBMIT A CORPORATE GOVERNANCE ANNUAL DISCLOSURE AND ESTABLISH CERTAIN REQUIREMENTS FOR THE DISCLOSURE, TO DEFINE NECESSARY TERMS, TO AUTHORIZE THE DIRECTOR OF THE DEPARTMENT OF INSURANCE TO PROMULGATE REGULATIONS RELATED TO THE DISCLOSURE, TO PROVIDE CERTAIN CONFIDENTIALITY REQUIREMENTS FOR INFORMATION SUBMITTED TO THE DIRECTOR AND TO PROHIBIT THE DIRECTOR OR A PERSON WHO RECEIVES INFORMATION RELATED TO THE ANNUAL DISCLOSURE FROM TESTIFYING IN A PRIVATE CIVIL ACTION CONCERNING THE CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION, TO AUTHORIZE THE DIRECTOR TO RETAIN THIRD-PARTY CONSULTANTS AND PRESCRIBE CERTAIN RULES FOR THE CONSULTANTS, TO PROVIDE A PENALTY FOR AN INSURER WHO FAILS TO FILE THE CORPORATE GOVERNANCE ANNUAL DISCLOSURE, AND TO SET AN EFFECTIVE DATE; BY ADDING SECTION 38-21-295 SO AS TO AUTHORIZE THE DIRECTOR TO ACT AS THE GROUP-WIDE SUPERVISOR FOR AN INTERNATIONALLY ACTIVE INSURANCE GROUP UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES, TO ESTABLISH A PROCEDURE FOR THE DIRECTOR TO DETERMINE WHETHER HE MAY ACT AS THE GROUP-WIDE SUPERVISOR OR ACKNOWLEDGE ANOTHER REGULATORY OFFICIAL TO ACT AS THE GROUP-WIDE SUPERVISOR, TO AUTHORIZE THE DIRECTOR TO ENGAGE IN CERTAIN ACTIVITIES AS GROUP-WIDE SUPERVISOR, AND TO AUTHORIZE THE DIRECTOR TO PROMULGATE REGULATIONS; AND TO AMEND SECTION 38-21-10 SO AS TO DEFINE THE TERMS "DIRECTOR", "GROUP-WIDE SUPERVISOR", AND "INTERNATIONALLY ACTIVE INSURANCE GROUP". - ratified title
Dec 12 2018 Prefiled
Mar 20 2019
H 3210 (2019-2020 Regular Session)
A Bill To Amend Act 80 Of 2013, Relating To The High Growth Small Business Job Creation Act, So As To Reauthorize The Act For An Additional Six Years.
Dec 18 2018 Prefiled
Mar 20 2019

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