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Bill Title Introduced Latest Action↓
S 533 (2021-2022 Regular Session)
A JOINT RESOLUTION TO PROHIBIT THE USE OF SECTION 14(c) OF THE FAIR LABOR STANDARDS ACT OF 1938 TO PAY SUBMINIMUM WAGES TO INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES.
Feb 09 2021 Referred To Committee On Labor, Commerce And Industry
Apr 13 2021
S 28 (2021-2022 Regular Session)
A Bill To Amend Section 56-1-286 Of The 1976 Code, Relating To The Suspension Of A License Or Permit Or Denial Of Issuance Of A License Or Permit To Persons Under The Age Of Twenty-One Who Drive Motor Vehicles And Have A Certain Amount Of Alcohol Concentration, To Allow A Person Under The Age Of Twenty-One Who Is Serving A Suspension Or Denial Of A License Or Permit To Enroll In The Ignition Interlock Device Program; To Amend Section 56-1-385(A) Of The 1976 Code, Relating To The Reinstatement Of A Permanently Revoked Driver'S License, To Limit Its Application To Offenses Occurring Prior To October 1, 2014; To Amend Section 56-1-400 Of The 1976 Code, Relating To The Surrender Of A License And Endorsing Suspension And Ignition Interlock Device On A License, To Remove The Requirement That A Person Seeking To Have A License Issued Must First Provide Proof That Any Fine Owed Has Been Paid, And To Include A Reference To The Habitual Offender Statute; To Amend Section 56-1-1090(A) Of The 1976 Code, Relating To Requests For Restoration Of The Privilege To Operate A Motor Vehicle, To Allow A Person Classified As A Habitual Offender To Obtain A Driver'S License With An Interlock Restriction If He Participates In The Ignition Interlock Device Program; To Amend Section 56-1-1320(A) Of The 1976 Code, Relating To Provisional Drivers' Licenses, To Eliminate Provisional Licenses For First Offense Driving Under The Influence Unless The Offense Occurred Prior To The Effective Date Of This Act; To Amend Section 56-1-1340 Of The 1976 Code, Relating To The Issuance Of Licenses And Convictions To Be Recorded, To Conform Internal Statutory References; To Amend Section 56-5-2941 Of The 1976 Code, Relating To Ignition Interlock Devices, To Include A Reference To The Habitual Offender Statute, Remove Exceptions To Ignition Interlock Devices For Offenders Who Are Nonresidents And First-Time Offenders Of Driving Under The Influence Who Did Not Refuse To Submit To Chemical Tests And Had An Alcohol Concentration Of Fifteen One-Hundredths Of One Percent Or More, Require Device Manufacturers Pay Certification Fees Associated With Ignition Interlock Devices, Permit Those Drivers With Permanently Revoked Licenses After October 2014 To Seek Relief After Five Years, And Make The Records Of The Ignition Interlock Devices The Records Of The Department Of Probation, Parole And Pardon Services; To Amend Section 56-5-2951 Of The 1976 Code, Relating To Temporary Alcohol Licenses, To Require An Ignition Interlock Device Restriction On A Temporary Alcohol License And To Delete Provisions Relating To Route-Restricted Licenses; And To Amend Section 56-5-2990 Of The 1976 Code, Relating To Suspension Of A Convicted Person'S Driver'S License And The Period Of Suspension, To Require An Ignition Interlock Device If A First-Time Offender Of Driving Under The Influence Seeks To End A Suspension.
Dec 09 2020 Referred To Committee On Judiciary
Apr 13 2021
S 734 (2021-2022 Regular Session)
A Senate Resolution To Express Profound Sorrow Upon The Passing Of Sergeant Major Ernest Nicodemus Colden, Sr., To Celebrate His Life And Achievements, And To Extend The Deepest Sympathy To His Family And Many Friends.
Apr 07 2021 Introduced And Adopted
Apr 07 2021
S 735 (2021-2022 Regular Session)
A Senate Resolution To Express Profound Sorrow Upon The Passing Of Lorraine Linsenbardt Moore And To Extend The Deepest Sympathy To Her Family And Many Friends.
Apr 07 2021 Introduced And Adopted
Apr 07 2021
S 528 (2021-2022 Regular Session)
A Bill To Amend The Code Of Laws Of South Carolina, 1976, To Enact The "South Carolina Home Attainability Act" By Adding Chapter 39 To Title 6 So As To Reduce Certain Administrative And Permitting Costs And Barriers To The Construction Of Housing While Maintaining Safety, Public Health, And The General Welfare With Respect To Construction And Occupancy; To Amend Section 5-25-120, Relating To The Inspection Of Buildings, So As To Allow A Builder To Hire A Certified Third-Party Inspector To Perform The Duties Of The Local Inspector Of Buildings As They Relate To That Builder; And To Amend Section 40-3-290, Relating To Persons And Activities Exempt From Licensure Or Regulation By The Board Of Architectural Examiners, So As To Revise An Exemption For Plans And Specifications For Certain Dwellings.
Feb 04 2021 Referred To Subcommittee: Senn (Ch), Matthews, Garrett, M.Johnson, Stephens
Apr 06 2021
S 150 (2021-2022 Regular Session)
A Bill To Enact The "South Carolina Compassionate Care Act"; To Amend Chapter 53, Title 44 Of The 1976 Code, Relating To Poisons, Drugs, And Other Controlled Substances, By Adding Article 20, To Provide For The Sale Of Medical Cannabis Products And The Conditions Under Which A Sale Can Occur; To Amend Section 12-36-2120(69) Of The 1976 Code, Relating To Exemptions From The South Carolina Sales And Use Tax, To Provide That Cannabis Sold By A Dispensary To A Cardholder Is Exempt From A Certain Sales Tax; To Repeal Article 4, Chapter 53, Title 44 Of The 1976 Code, Relating To Controlled Substances Therapeutic Research; And To Define Necessary Terms.
Dec 09 2020 Committee Report: Favorable With Amendment Medical Affairs
Mar 31 2021
S 702 (2021-2022 Regular Session)
A Senate Resolution To Express Profound Sorrow Upon The Passing Of Nina Lee Jefferson And To Extend The Deepest Sympathy To Her Family And Many Friends.
Mar 25 2021 Introduced And Adopted
Mar 25 2021
S 632 (2021-2022 Regular Session)
A Concurrent Resolution To Congratulate Darlington Raceway For Announcing A Second Nascar Cup Series Race, Thereby Doubling The Economic Impact To The State Of South Carolina And Highlighting The Rich History Of This Treasured Attraction In The State, To Acknowledge Nascar Racing As An Integral And Vital Part Of The State And Its Economy, And To Recognize The Weeks Of May 2Nd Through May 9Th, 2021, And August 29Th Through September 5Th, 2021, As "Darlington Raceway Week" In South Carolina.
Mar 02 2021 Introduced, Adopted, Returned With Concurrence
Mar 03 2021
S 16 (2021-2022 Regular Session)
A Bill To Amend The Code Of Laws Of South Carolina, 1976, By Adding Section 59-29-17 So As To Require Completion Of Certain Basic Personal Finance Coursework For High School Graduation Instead Of Existing Economics Coursework Requirements, To Provide High Schools May Continue To Offer Such Coursework, To Provide For The Development And Content Of Related Standards, To Provide The State Department Of Education Shall Develop Related Measuring And Reporting Requirements And Shall Make Related Recommendations, And To Make These Provisions Applicable To Students Entering Ninth Grade Beginning With The 2022-2023 School Year; And To Repeal Section 59-29-165 Relating To Required Instruction In Personal Finance.
Dec 09 2020 Referred To Committee On Education And Public Works
Feb 25 2021
S 599 (2021-2022 Regular Session)
A Senate Resolution To Express Profound Sorrow Upon The Passing Of William Duncan Marshburn, To Celebrate His Life And Achievements, And To Extend The Deepest Sympathy To His Family And Many Friends.
Feb 23 2021 Introduced And Adopted
Feb 23 2021
S 600 (2021-2022 Regular Session)
A Senate Resolution To Remember The Over Five Hundred Thousand Persons Who Have Lost Their Lives In The Coronavirus Pandemic In The United States And To Extend Deepest Sympathy To The Millions Of Loving Family Members And Friends Who Mourn Their Loss.
Feb 23 2021 Introduced And Adopted
Feb 23 2021
S 547 (2021-2022 Regular Session)
A Senate Resolution To Express The Profound Sorrow Of The Members Of The South Carolina Senate Upon The Passing Of Brenda Lillian Williams Of Orangeburg, To Celebrate Her Life, And To Extend The Deepest Sympathy To Her Family And Many Friends.
Feb 11 2021 Introduced And Adopted
Feb 11 2021
S 523 (2021-2022 Regular Session)
A Senate Resolution To Express The Profound Sorrow Of The Members Of The South Carolina Senate Upon The Passing Of Dr. Milton Kimpson Of Columbia And To Extend The Deepest Sympathy To His Family And Many Friends.
Feb 03 2021 Introduced And Adopted
Feb 03 2021
S 483 (2021-2022 Regular Session)
A Senate Resolution To Express Profound Sorrow Upon The Passing Of Mr. Morris Elmore And To Extend The Deepest Sympathy To His Family And Many Friends.
Jan 25 2021 Introduced And Adopted
Jan 25 2021
S 260 (2021-2022 Regular Session)
A Bill To Amend Chapter 20, Title 59 Of The 1976 Code, Relating To The Education Finance Act Of 1977, By Adding Section 59-20-45, To Provide For The Establishment Of A Fund To Be Used To Increase Teacher Salaries, And To Provide For The Revenue Credited To The Fund.
Dec 09 2020 Referred To Committee On Education
Jan 12 2021
S 20 (2021-2022 Regular Session)
A Bill To Amend Section 7-13-40, Code Of Laws Of South Carolina, 1976, Relating To Candidates' Qualifications, So As To Provide That A Candidate For Sheriff And A Candidate For Coroner May Be Certified By A Political Party Or Authority To Which A Petition Is Submitted If The Candidate Submits A Sworn Fully Completed Affidavit; To Amend Section 7-13-350, Relating To Certification Of Candidates, So As To Provide That A Candidate For Sheriff And A Candidate For Coroner May Be Certified By A Political Party Or Authority To Which A Petition Is Submitted If The Candidate Submits A Sworn Fully Completed Affidavit; To Amend Section 7-13-351, Relating To Nominees By Petition, So As To Provide That A Candidate For Sheriff And A Candidate For Coroner May Be Certified By A Political Party Or Authority To Which A Petition Is Submitted If The Candidate Submits A Sworn Fully Completed Affidavit; To Amend Section 17-5-130, As Amended, Relating To Coroner Qualifications, So As To Provide That A Candidate For Coroner May Be Certified By A Political Party Or Authority To Which A Petition Is Submitted If The Candidate Submits A Sworn Fully Completed Affidavit And, In Addition, To Specify That A Forensic Science Degree Or Certification Program To Be Completed Within One Year Of Being Elected To The Office Of Coroner Must Be Posted On The South Carolina Coroners Association Website And, Before Any Change To The Approved Recognized Forensic Science Degree Or Certification Program Takes Place, The Newly Recognized Forensic Science Degree Or Certification Program Must Be Approved By The Criminal Justice Academy And Posted On The South Carolina Coroners Association Website; And To Amend Section 23-11-110, As Amended, Relating To The Qualifications That A Sheriff Must Possess, So As To Provide That A Candidate For Sheriff May Be Certified By A Political Party Or Authority To Which A Petition Is Submitted If The Candidate Submits A Sworn Fully Completed Affidavit.
Dec 09 2020 Referred To Committee On Judiciary
Jan 12 2021
S 317 (2021-2022 Regular Session)
A Bill To Amend Section 59-20-50, Code Of Laws Of South Carolina, 1976, Relating To The State Minimum Salary Schedule For Teachers, So As To Extend The Schedule Five Years So That Each Certified Teacher Is Eligible To Receive A Pay Raise For Each Of Their First Twenty-Eight Years Of Teaching.
Dec 09 2020 Referred To Committee On Education
Jan 12 2021
S 27 (2021-2022 Regular Session)
A Bill To Amend The Code Of Laws Of South Carolina, 1976, By Adding Section 22-3-350 So As To Provide An Assessment On All Civil Filings In Magistrates Court And To Provide For The Collection And Allocation Of The Assessment; And To Amend Section 22-8-40, Relating To The Salaries Of Full-Time And Part-Time Magistrates, So As To Provide Specific Salaries For Magistrates In Counties With Certain Populations, To Provide For Supplements For Full-Time Associate Chief Magistrates, And To Provide That In Certain Circumstances Magistrates Are To Be Considered State Employees.
Dec 09 2020 Referred To Committee On Judiciary
Jan 12 2021
S 60 (2021-2022 Regular Session)
A Bill To Amend Article 5, Chapter 1, Title 59 Of The 1976 Code, Relating To Educational Provisions, By Adding Section 59-1-500, To Require The General Assembly, In The Annual General Appropriations Act, To Appropriate Funds To Install, Maintain, And Provide Wireless Local Area Networks In Every K-12 School In This State And Thereafter To Appropriate Funds To Install, Maintain, And Provide Wireless Local Area Networks In Every School Bus In This State, To Require Each District To Adopt A Plan To Make School Buses Available To Students On Non-School Days, And To Require Each District To Issue A Report Detailing The Use Of The Funds Appropriated.
Dec 09 2020 Referred To Committee On Education
Jan 12 2021
S 266 (2021-2022 Regular Session)
A Bill To Amend Section 63-5-20, Code Of Laws Of South Carolina, 1976, Relating To Child Support Obligations, So As To Provide That An Offender Sentenced To Ninety Or Fewer Days Imprisonment Who Is Employed At The Time Of Sentencing And Is Able To Maintain Employment May Serve His Sentence At A Time When He Is Not Working And The Sentence Does Not Interfere With His Employment, And To Provide For Wage Garnishment To Satisfy Child Support Payments.
Dec 09 2020 Referred To Committee On Judiciary
Jan 12 2021

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