South Carolina Bills

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Bill Title Introduced Latest Action↓
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 556 (2021-2022 Regular Session)
A Bill To Amend The Code Of Laws Of South Carolina, 1976, By Adding Section 50-11-107 So As To Provide A Penalty For A Violation Of The Provisions Of Chapter 11, Title 50; To Amend Section 50-9-450, Relating To Commercial Fur Licenses, So As To Remove The License Requirement For Persons Who Trap Fur-Bearing Animals; To Amend Section 50-11-2200, Relating To Unlawful Conduct On Wildlife Management Areas, So As To Remove The Prohibition On Trapping; To Amend Section 50-11-2400, Relating To Definitions, So As To Limit The Definition Of The Term "Commercial Purposes" To Fur-Bearing Animals; To Amend Section 50-11-2430, Relating To The Proof Of Ownership Or Permission To Set Traps On Land, So As To Limit The Use Of Traps On Private Land To The Owner Or His Agent; To Amend Section 50-11-2445, Relating To The Removal Of Trapped Wildlife, So As To Remove References To A Designee And Insert The Term "Agent"; To Amend Section 50-11-2450, Relating To Reporting Requirements For Commercial Fur Licensees, So As To Remove A Reference To A Repealed Code Section; To Amend Section 50-11-2460, Relating To Traps Allowed For Trapping, So As To Require Only Certain Information To Be On Traps On Public Land; To Amend Section 50-11-2515, Relating To Prohibited Acts, So As To Establish A Penalty For Certain Acts; To Amend Section 50-11-2540, Relating To Trapping Season, So As To Establish Trapping Seasons On Public And Private Land And To Remove Certain Prohibitions On Trapping Coyotes; To Amend Section 50-11-2565, Relating To Penalties For Violations Of Article 12, So As To Remove A Reference; To Amend Section 50-11-2570, Relating To Special Permits To Capture Destructive Wildlife, So As To Allow A Property Owner Or His Agent To Take Fur-Bearing Animals Or Squirrels For Agricultural Or Wildlife Management Purposes Without A License Or Permit And To Remove The Prohibition On The Commercial Disposal Of A Fur-Bearing Animal Taken In Accordance With A Depredation Permit; And To Repeal Section 50-11-2560 Relating To Penalties For Violations Of Article 12.
Feb 17 2021 Referred To Committee On Agriculture, Natural Resources And Environmental Affairs
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 676 (2021-2022 Regular Session)
A Bill To Enact The "Equal Opportunity Education Scholarship Account Act"; To Amend Title 59 Of The 1976 Code, Relating To Education, By Adding Chapter 8, To Provide For The Establishment And Funding Of Accounts For Use In Meeting Certain Education Expenses Of Eligible Students, To Provide Guidelines For The Use Of Such Funds And Penalties For Misuse, To Provide Certain Related Powers And Duties Of The Education Oversight Committee, To Create A Parental Review Panel To Assist In Determining Whether Certain Expenses Constitute Qualified Education Expenses, Among Other Things, And To Define Necessary Terms.
Mar 16 2021 Referred To Committee On Education
Mar 16 2021
S 641 (2021-2022 Regular Session)
A Bill To Amend Section 25-11-40, As Amended, Code Of Laws Of South Carolina, 1976, Relating To County Veterans' Affairs Officers, So As To Designate County Veterans' Affairs Officers As County Employees And To Provide That They May Be Removed By The County Legislative Delegation.
Mar 04 2021 Referred To Committee On Family And Veterans' Services
Mar 04 2021
S 639 (2021-2022 Regular Session)
A Bill To Amend Section 40-33-20 Of The 1976 Code, Relating To Definitions Under The Nurse Practice Act, 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 Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (Crna) Practice, And To Make Conforming Changes; To Amend Section 40-33-34(H) Of The 1976 Code, Relating To Qualifications For The Performance Of Medical Acts, To Revise The Guidelines For Anesthesia Care, And To Provide Notice Requirements; And To Repeal Section 40-47-197 Of The 1976 Code, Relating To The Supervision Of Crnas.
Mar 03 2021 Referred To Committee On Medical Affairs
Mar 03 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 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 583 (2021-2022 Regular Session)
A Bill To Amend The Code Of Laws Of South Carolina, 1976, By Adding Section 12-6-3810 So As To Enact The "Livable Homes Tax Credit Act", To Provide For An Individual Income Tax Credit To An Individual Who Purchases A New Residence Or Retrofits An Existing Residence, Provided That The New Residence Or The Retrofitting Of The Existing Residence Is Designed To Improve Accessibility, To Provide A Cumulative Total For Which The Credit May Not Exceed, To Provide Certain Design Element Requirements And Eligible Costs, And To Provide A Maximum Amount Of Tax Credits That May Be Granted In Each Income Tax Year.
Feb 18 2021 Referred To Committee On Finance
Feb 18 2021
S 475 (2021-2022 Regular Session)
A Joint Resolution To Require Nextera Energy, Inc. To Provide Certain Documents Related To The Public Service Authority To The Speaker Of The House Of Representatives, The President Of The Senate, The Chairman Of The Senate Finance Committee, The Chairman Of The House Ways And Means Committee, The Chairman Of The Senate Judiciary Committee And The Chairman Of The House Judiciary Committee.
Jan 21 2021 Committee Report: Favorable Judiciary
Feb 11 2021
S 516 (2021-2022 Regular Session)
A JOINT RESOLUTION TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL TO IDENTIFY CERTIFIED TEACHERS AND SCHOOL SUPPORT STAFF AS MISSION-CRITICAL WORKERS AND INDIVIDUALS WHO ARE ELIGIBLE FOR VACCINATION UNDER PHASE 1a OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA COVID-19 VACCINATION PLAN, TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL TO COORDINATE WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO IMPLEMENT A PLAN THAT WILL OFFER THE OPPORTUNITY TO CERTIFIED TEACHERS AND SCHOOL SUPPORT STAFF TO BE FULLY VACCINATED WITHIN THIRTY DAYS OF THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS JOINT RESOLUTION, TO PROVIDE THAT EVERY SCHOOL DISTRICT MUST OFFER FIVE-DAY, IN-PERSON CLASSROOM INSTRUCTION TO STUDENTS NO LATER THAN TWO WEEKS AFTER CERTIFIED TEACHERS AND SUPPORT STAFF HAVE BEEN OFFERED THE OPPORTUNITY TO BE FULLY VACCINATED, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL MUST ENSURE THAT ALL SOUTH CAROLINA RESIDENTS WHO ARE ELIGIBLE UNDER PHASE 1a OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA COVID-19 VACCINATION PLAN WHO HAVE RECEIVED A FIRST VACCINE DOSE AS OF THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS JOINT RESOLUTION ARE OFFERED THE OPPORTUNITY FOR FULL VACCINATION WITHIN THE APPROPRIATE RECOMMENDED TIME PERIOD.
Feb 03 2021 Scrivener's Error Corrected
Feb 10 2021
S 531 (2021-2022 Regular Session)
A Bill To Enact The "Save Women'S Sports Act"; To Amend Article 5, Chapter 1, Title 59 Of The 1976 Code, Relating To Miscellaneous Educational Provisions, By Adding Section 59-1-500, To Provide That Public And Private Middle School-Level And High School-Level Teams And Sports Must Be Designated Based On Biological Sex, To Provide That Teams Or Sports Designated For Females Must Be Restricted To Students Of The Female Sex, To Provide Certain Protections For Public And Private Schools, And To Provide Certain Relief For Violations.
Feb 09 2021 Referred To Committee On Education
Feb 09 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 507 (2021-2022 Regular Session)
A Bill To Amend The Code Of Laws Of South Carolina, 1976, By Adding Section 59-101-15 So As To Provide Trustees Of Public Institutions Of Higher Learning In This State Who Resign Or Are Removed From Office Are Not Qualified To Serve, And May Not Be Elected Or Appointed To Serve, On Any Board Of Trustees Of A Public Institution Of Higher Learning In This State For A Period Of Four Years After The Date Of Their Resignation Or Removal.
Feb 02 2021 Referred To Committee On Education
Feb 02 2021
S 415 (2021-2022 Regular Session)
A Senate Resolution To Congratulate The Georgetown Lions Club Upon The Occasion Of Its Seventy-Fifth Anniversary And To Commend The Club For Its Many Years Of Service To Georgetown County And The State Of South Carolina.
Jan 12 2021 Introduced And Adopted
Jan 12 2021
S 333 (2021-2022 Regular Session)
A Bill To Amend Section 16-23-470 Of The South Carolina Code Of Laws, 1976, Relating To The Unlawful Possession Of Tear Gas, To Provide That The Prohibition Against The Possession Of Tear Gas Does Not Apply To The Possession Of A Personal Pepper Spray Device For The Purpose Of Self Defense.
Dec 09 2020 Referred To Committee On Judiciary
Jan 12 2021
S 133 (2021-2022 Regular Session)
A Joint Resolution To Make Application To The Congress Of The United States To Call A Convention For Proposing Amendments Pursuant To Article V Of The United States Constitution Limited To Proposing Amendments That Impose Fiscal Restraints On The Federal Government, Limit The Power And Jurisdiction Of The Federal Government, And Limit The Terms Of Office For Its Officials And For Members Of Congress; To Provide Certain Reservations, Understandings, And Declarations Limiting The Application; And To Provide Certain Selection Criteria For Delegates To A Convention Of The States As Well As Limitations Upon Their Authority.
Dec 09 2020 Referred To Committee On Judiciary
Jan 12 2021
S 81 (2021-2022 Regular Session)
A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 1-11-460 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO PAYMENTS OF JUDGMENTS AGAINST GOVERNMENTAL EMPLOYEES AND OFFICIALS IN EXCESS OF ONE MILLION DOLLARS, TO RAISE THE LIMIT ON JUDGMENTS FROM ONE MILLION TO TWO MILLION DOLLARS, TO APPLY THE STATUTE TO CHARITABLE HOSPITALS AND GOVERNMENTAL ENTITIES AS WELL, TO ELIMINATE THE LIMITATION THAT THE PAYMENTS ON JUDGMENTS BE LIMITED TO THOSE RENDERED UNDER 42 U.S.C. SECTION 1983, TO PROHIBIT PAYMENT FROM THE FUND FOR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, AND TO REQUIRE THAT ANY AUTHORIZED PAYMENTS COME FROM THE STATE'S CATASTROPHIC FUND; TO AMEND SECTION 15-78-40 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO THE TORT LIABILITY OF THE STATE, AN AGENCY, A POLITICAL SUBDIVISION, OR A GOVERNMENTAL ENTITY, GENERALLY, TO REQUIRE THAT THE STATE, AN AGENCY, A POLITICAL SUBDIVISION, AND A GOVERNMENTAL ENTITY ARE LIABLE FOR THEIR TORTS IN THE SAME MANNER AND TO THE SAME EXTENT AS A PRIVATE INDIVIDUAL SUBJECT TO THE PROVISION ALLOWING FOR A THIRD PARTY BAD FAITH CLAIM AGAINST AN INSURER; TO AMEND SECTION 15-78-60 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO EXCEPTIONS TO A WAIVER OF IMMUNITY IN THE SOUTH CAROLINA TORT CLAIMS ACT, TO AMEND AND REORGANIZE THE EXISTING EXCEPTIONS AND TO DELETE THE EXCEPTION GIVING IMMUNITY TO GOVERNMENTAL ENTITIES THAT FAIL TO ADOPT, ENFORCE, OR COMPLY WITH ANY LAW; TO AMEND SECTION 15-78-80(g) OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO FILING A VERIFIED CLAIM, THE HANDLING AND DISPOSITION OF CLAIMS, AND THE REQUIREMENT THAT AGENCIES AND POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONS COOPERATE WITH THE STATE FISCAL ACCOUNTABILITY AUTHORITY, TO PROHIBIT THE INSURANCE RESERVE FUND FROM CHARGING AN INSURED ADDITIONAL CONTRIBUTIONS WHEN THE FILED CLAIM IS WITHIN THE POLICY LIMITS; TO AMEND SECTION 15-78-120(b) OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO THE LIMITATIONS ON LIABILITY AND THE PROHIBITION AGAINST RECOVERY OF PUNITIVE OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES OR PREJUDGMENT INTEREST, TO ALLOW FOR COURT COSTS AND INTEREST FROM THE DATE OF THE OFFER OF JUDGMENT OVER AND ABOVE THE LIABILITY LIMITS AS A CONSEQUENCE OF NONACCEPTANCE WHEN AN OFFER OF JUDGMENT HAS BEEN FILED IN A CASE AND TO ALLOW A THIRD PARTY CLAIMANT TO BRING A BAD FAITH ACTION AGAINST AN INSURER AND RECOVER UP TO ONE MILLION DOLLARS; TO AMEND CHAPTER 78, TITLE 15 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA TORT CLAIMS ACT, BY ADDING SECTION 15-78-125, TO PROVIDE PROCESS AND PROCEDURES RELATED TO THE STATE'S CATASTROPHIC INJURY FUND; AND TO CREATE THE TORT REFORM STUDY COMMITTEE TO DEVELOP AND RECOMMEND LEGISLATION TO ASSIST THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY IN ENACTING AND IMPLEMENTING THE STATE'S CATASTROPHIC FUND; AND TO DEFINE NECESSARY TERMS.
Dec 09 2020 Referred To Committee On Judiciary
Jan 12 2021

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