South Carolina Bills

Bill Title Introduced Latest Action↑
S 2 (2017-2018 Regular Session)
A Senate Resolution To Congratulate Dr. James "Jim" St. John Upon The Occasion Of His Retirement, To Commend Him For His Many Years Of Outstanding Service To His Congregations And The Senate Of South Carolina, And To Wish Him Much Happiness And Fulfillment In The Years To Come.
Dec 06 2016 Introduced And Adopted
Dec 06 2016
H 3000 (2017-2018 Regular Session)
A House Resolution To Provide A Procedure For Allotting Seats To Members Of The House Of Representatives For The 2017 And 2018 Sessions Of The General Assembly.
Dec 06 2016 Introduced And Adopted
Dec 06 2016
S 1 (2017-2018 Regular Session)
A Senate Resolution To Adopt Rules Of Procedure For The Senate As Provided In Article Iii, Section 12 Of The Constitution Of South Carolina, 1895.
Dec 06 2016 Scrivener's Error Corrected
Dec 07 2016
S 206 (2017-2018 Regular Session)
A Senate Resolution To Honor Pastor Annie Broughton Of Just Call Me Sarah Ministry (Jcms) In The Greenville Area On The Occasion Of Her Second Year Of Christian Television Broadcasting And To Wish Her God'S Richest Blessings As She Continues To Serve The Lord.
Jan 10 2017 Introduced And Adopted
Jan 10 2017
S 191 (2017-2018 Regular Session)
A Bill To Amend The Code Of Laws Of South Carolina, 1976, By Adding Section 41-1-25 So As To Provide That An Employer May Not Inquire, Consider, Or Require Disclosure Of The Criminal Record Or Criminal History Of An Applicant For Employment Until The Applicant Is Selected For An Interview By The Employer Or Before A Conditional Offer Of Employment Is Made To The Applicant, To Provide Exceptions, And To Provide Related Definitions And Procedures, Among Other Things; And To Amend Chapter 6, Title 12 To Provide For A Tax Credit To Employers Who Hire A Qualified Ex-Felon; And To Define Necessary Terms.
Dec 13 2016 Referred To Committee On Labor, Commerce And Industry
Jan 10 2017
H 3073 (2017-2018 Regular Session)
A Bill To Amend The Code Of Laws Of South Carolina, 1976, By Adding Section 58-15-915 So As To Limit The Time A Train May Block Four-Lane Street Intersections In Municipalities During Certain Periods Of Time.
Dec 15 2016 Referred To Committee On Judiciary
Jan 10 2017
H 3200 (2017-2018 Regular Session)
A Bill To Amend The Code Of Laws Of South Carolina, 1976, By Adding Section 22-3-350 So As To Allow A Plaintiff Who Has Obtained A Judgment Against A Defendant In Magistrates Court To File A Petition With A Judge With Jurisdiction Over The Original Judgment For A Writ Of Garnishment Of The State Income Tax Refund Of The Defendant, And To Provide Procedures For This Garnishment Including Service Of The Writ Of Garnishment Upon The Director Of The State Department Of Revenue And The Defendant, Objections To The Writ Of Garnishment, And Deposit Of The State Income Tax Refund, Among Other Things; And To Amend Section 15-19-220, Relating To Property Which Is Subject To Attachment, So As To Include State Income Tax Refunds.
Dec 15 2016 Referred To Committee On Judiciary
Jan 10 2017
S 30 (2017-2018 Regular Session)
A Bill To Amend The Code Of Laws Of South Carolina, 1976, By Adding Section 59-29-17 So As To Require A One-Half Credit Course Of Study In Personal Finance With An End-Of-Year Test As A Requirement For High School Graduation Beginning With The 2018-2019 School Year.
Dec 13 2016 Referred To Committee On Education
Jan 10 2017
H 3244 (2017-2018 Regular Session)
A Bill To Amend The Code Of Laws Of South Carolina, 1976, By Adding Section 56-5-1885 So As To Provide The Circumstances When It Is Lawful To Drive A Commercial Motor Vehicle In The Left Lane Of An Interstate Highway, To Provide That The Department Of Transportation Shall Erect Appropriate Signs Along The State'S Interstate Highways To Give Notice To Commercial Motor Vehicle Operators Of The Provisions Contained In This Section, And To Provide The Circumstances Under Which A Traffic Ticket May Be Issued For The Violation Of This Provision.
Dec 15 2016 Referred To Committee On Education And Public Works
Jan 10 2017
S 208 (2017-2018 Regular Session)
A Senate Resolution To Congratulate Willie Mae Owens-Ross Of Orangeburg County On The Occasion Of Her One Hundredth Birthday And To Wish Her A Joyous Birthday Celebration And Much Happiness In The Days Ahead.
Jan 10 2017 Introduced And Adopted
Jan 10 2017
H 3361 (2017-2018 Regular Session)
A Concurrent Resolution Inviting Her Excellency, Nikki Haley, Governor Of The State Of South Carolina, To Address The General Assembly In Joint Session At 7:00 P.M. On Wednesday, January 11, 2017, In The Chamber Of The South Carolina House Of Representatives.
Jan 10 2017 Introduced, Adopted, Returned With Concurrence
Jan 10 2017
S 155 (2017-2018 Regular Session)
A Bill To Amend Section 16-5-50 Of The 1976 Code, Relating To Hindering A Law Enforcement Officer, To Provide That A Person Who Hinders A Law Enforcement Officer Is Guilty Of A Misdemeanor, And To Provide That Such An Offense Does Not Apply To A Person Who Photographs Or Records A Law Enforcement Officer Performing The Officer'S Official Duties While The Officer Is In A Public Place Or The Person Is In A Place The Person Has The Right To Occupy.
Dec 13 2016 Referred To Committee On Judiciary
Jan 10 2017
S 228 (2017-2018 Regular Session)
A Senate Resolution To Congratulate And Honor Faith Home On The Occasion Of Its Fiftieth Anniversary Of Christian Ministry And To Wish This Fine Institution God'S Richest Blessings As It Continues To Serve.
Jan 10 2017 Introduced And Adopted
Jan 10 2017
S 205 (2017-2018 Regular Session)
A Senate Resolution To Recognize And Commend Mcleod Farms For Providing Fresh Produce And Farm To Table Products To South Carolinians For One Hundred Years And To Congratulate The Mcleod Family And Staff On This Momentous Occasion.
Jan 10 2017 Introduced And Adopted
Jan 10 2017
S 188 (2017-2018 Regular Session)
A Bill To Amend The Code Of Laws Of South Carolina, 1976, So As To Enact The "South Carolina Minimum Wage Act"; By Adding Article 3 To Chapter 10, Title 41 So As To Provide For A Citation And The Purpose Of The Act, To Provide Employers Shall Pay Employees A Certain Minimum Wage, To Provide A Mechanism For The Department Of Employment And Workforce To Adjust This Minimum Wage By The Rate Of Inflation Annually, To Provide It Is Unlawful For An Employer To Retaliate Against An Employee Who Exercises His Rights With Respect To This Minimum Wage, And To Provide Certain Remedies To The Employee And State, To Provide A Statute Of Limitations, To Provide That An Action Brought Under The Act May Be Brought As A Class Action, And To Limit Authority Of The Department With Respect To Implementing The Act; To Amend Section 6-1-130, Relating To The Scope Of Authority Of A Political Subdivision Of The State To Set A Minimum Wage Rate, To Amend Section 44-22-160, Relating To Compensation Of Mental Health Patients For Therapeutic Employment, To Amend Section 53-1-100, Relating To Compensation For Sunday Work By Machine Shop Employees, And To Amend Section 53-1-110, Relating To Compensation For Sunday Work By A Person Employed In The Manufacture Or Finishing Of Textile Products, All So As To Make Conforming Changes; And To Designate The Existing Sections Of Chapter 10, Title 41 As Article 1 Entitled "Payment Of Wages Generally".
Dec 13 2016 Referred To Committee On Labor, Commerce And Industry
Jan 10 2017
H 3277 (2017-2018 Regular Session)
A Bill To Amend Section 24-13-1530, Code Of Laws Of South Carolina, 1976, Relating To The Home Detention Act'S Nonapplicability To A Person Who Has Violated Or Who Has Been Charged With Violating Certain Illicit Narcotic Drugs And Controlled Substances Laws And Its Impact On The Authority Of The Courts, Department Of Juvenile Justice, Or The Department Of Probation, Parole And Pardon Services To Regulate Or Impose Conditions For Probation, Parole, Or Community Service, So As To Revise The List Of Offenders Who May Be Placed In A Home Detention Program.
Dec 15 2016 Referred To Committee On Judiciary
Jan 10 2017
S 203 (2017-2018 Regular Session)
A Senate Resolution To Express The Profound Sorrow Of The Members Of The South Carolina Senate Upon The Passing Of Ruth Corley Simons, And To Extend Their Deepest Sympathy To Her Family And Many Friends.
Jan 10 2017 Introduced And Adopted
Jan 10 2017
S 192 (2017-2018 Regular Session)
A Bill To Amend The Code Of Laws Of South Carolina, 1976, So As To Enact The "Workforce Opportunity Act" By Adding Section 41-1-25 So As To Provide That The State May Not Inquire, Consider, Or Require Disclosure Of The Criminal Record Or Criminal History Of An Applicant For Employment Until The Applicant Is Selected For An Interview By The Employer Or Before A Conditional Offer Of Employment Is Made To The Applicant, To Provide Exceptions, And To Provide Related Definitions And Procedures, Among Other Things.
Dec 13 2016 Referred To Committee On Labor, Commerce And Industry
Jan 10 2017
H 3224 (2017-2018 Regular Session)
A Bill To Amend The Code Of Laws Of South Carolina, 1976, By Adding Section 59-17-160 So As To Allow Local School Districts And Special Schools To Transfer Certain Funds Among Appropriated State General Fund Revenues, Education Improvement Act Funds, Education Lottery Act Funds, And Funds Received From The Children'S Education Endowment Fund In Order To Meet Any Legitimate School Purpose Beginning With The 2017-2018 Fiscal Year, To Provide That A School District May Not Transfer Funds Required For Debt Service Or Bonded Indebtedness, And To Provide That At Least Sixty-Five Percent Of The School District'S Per Pupil Expenditures Must Be Utilized Within The Categories Of Instruction, Instructional Support, And Noninstruction Pupil Services.
Dec 15 2016 Referred To Committee On Ways And Means
Jan 10 2017
S 99 (2017-2018 Regular Session)
A Bill To Amend The Code Of Laws Of South Carolina, 1976, By Adding Section 1-23-665 And Amending Section 1-23-500 To Create The Office Of Freedom Of Information Act Review Within The Administrative Law Court, To Provide For The Administration, Functions, And Related Procedures Of The Office, Its Hearing Officers, And Appeals From Decisions Of The Office; To Amend Section 30-4-30, Relating To The Right To Inspect Or Copy Public Records, So As To Expand The Right To Include Receipt Of Existing Electronic Transmissions Of Public Records, To Revise The Manner In Which Related Fees And Charges May Be Established And Collected, To Reduce The Time In Which A Public Body Must Respond With Notice Of Its Final Determination Concerning A Records Request From Fifteen To Ten Days, To Provide Two Sets Of Time Limits Within Which Records Subsequently Must Be Furnished Or Made Available For Inspection Or Copying Based On Whether The Documents Are Less Or More Than Two Years Old, To Include Among Those Records That Must Be Available For Copying And Inspection Without Written Request During Normal Business Hours All Documents Produced By The Public Body Or Its Agent That Were Distributed To Or Reviewed By Any Member Of The Public Body During A Public Meeting For The Preceding Six-Month Period, And To Provide That A Public Body May Comply With Requirements For Making Certain Records Available For Copying And Inspection Without Written Request During Normal Business Hours By Making The Records Available On A Publicly Available Internet Website; To Amend Section 30-4-100, Relating To Remedies Available For Violations, So As To Include Hearings Before The Office Of Freedom Of Information Act Review To Seek Specific Enforcement, To Challenge The Reasonableness Of Fees, And To Seek Relief From Unduly Burdensome, Overly Broad, And Otherwise Improper Requests To Public Bodies; To Amend Section 30-4-110, Relating To Penalties For Violations, So As To Remove Existing Criminal Penalties, To Provide A Private Cause Of Action For A Violation, And To Provide For The Award Of Damages And Attorney Fees; And To Amend Section 30-2-50 To Prohibit The Obtainment Or Use Of Personal Information Obtained From A Local Government Or Political Subdivision Of The State For Commercial Solicitation.
Dec 13 2016 Referred To Committee On Judiciary
Jan 10 2017

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