South Carolina Bills

sponsored by Leola C. Robinson-Simpson

Bill Title Introduced↑ Latest Action
H 3111 (2017-2018 Regular Session)
A Bill To Amend The Code Of Laws Of South Carolina, 1976, By Adding Article 4 To Chapter 28, Title 12 So As To Impose An Additional User Fee Equal To Seven Cents A Gallon On Certain Motor Fuels, To Provide That The Revenue Be Credited To The State Highway Fund, And To Terminate The Additional User Fee If Wholesale Prices Exceed Averages; And By Adding Article 6 To Chapter 11, Title 56 So As To Impose An Additional Road Tax In The Same Manner As The Additional User Fee.
Dec 15 2016 Member(S) Request Name Added As Sponsor: Robinson-Simpson
Jan 12 2017
H 3119 (2017-2018 Regular Session)
A Bill To Amend The Code Of Laws Of South Carolina, 1976, By Adding Section 44-7-267 So As To Establish Requirements Addressing Physical Examinations Performed Before Admission To A Nursing Home.
Dec 15 2016 Member(S) Request Name Added As Sponsor: Robinson-Simpson
Jan 12 2017
H 3083 (2017-2018 Regular Session)
A Bill To Amend Section 10-1-165, Code Of Laws Of South Carolina, 1976, Relating To The Protection Of Certain Monuments And Memorials, So As To Allow A War Between The States Flag To Be Removed From A Chapel Or Other Structure Having A Religious Purpose That Is Located On The Public Property Of A Public Institution Of Higher Learning And Relocated With The Approval Of The Institution'S Board Of Directors.
Dec 15 2016 Member(S) Request Name Added As Sponsor: Robinson-Simpson
Jan 12 2017
H 3061 (2017-2018 Regular Session)
A Bill To Amend The Code Of Laws Of South Carolina, 1976, By Adding Section 59-67-75 So As To Provide That Before August 1, 2018, All School Buses Must Be Equipped With Lap-Shoulder Seat Belts For All Permanent Seating Accommodations, To Provide This Requirement Is In Addition To Existing School Bus Safety Requirements, To Provide These Seat Belts Must Be Properly Fastened About Passengers During Vehicle Operation, To Provide School Bus Drivers Shall Ensure That These Seat Belts Are Fastened About Each Passenger, And To Provide No Claims For Damages May Arise From The Failure Of School Bus Drivers To Ensure Passengers Wear These Seat Belts; To Amend Section 59-67-10, Relating To Definitions Concerning The Transportation Of Students And School Buses, So As To Define The Term "Lap-Shoulder Seat Belt"; And To Amend Section 59-67-40, Relating To The Applicability Of Certain Requirements Of Public School Buses To Private School Buses, So As Include Lap-Shoulder Seat Belt Requirements.
Dec 15 2016 Member(S) Request Name Added As Sponsor: Jefferson, Williams
Mar 29 2017
H 3101 (2017-2018 Regular Session)
A Bill To Amend The Code Of Laws Of South Carolina, 1976, By Adding Section 12-6-3710 So As To Allow A Five Thousand Dollar Tax Credit To Any Taxpayer That Employs A Formerly Incarcerated Individual As A Full-Time Employee For One Year, To Specify The Taxes For Which The Credit May Be Applied, And Specify Eligibility Requirements.
Dec 15 2016 Referred To Committee On Ways And Means
Jan 10 2017
H 3350 (2017-2018 Regular Session)
A Bill To Amend Section 59-65-10, As Amended, Code Of Laws Of South Carolina, 1976, Relating To The Compulsory Attendance Requirement In Schools, So As To Increase From Seventeen To Eighteen The Age Of The Child At Which A Parent Or Guardian No Longer Has Responsibility To Cause The Child To Attend School.
Dec 15 2016 Member(S) Request Name Added As Sponsor: Robinson-Simpson
Jan 12 2017
H 3027 (2017-2018 Regular Session)
A Bill To Amend The Code Of Laws Of South Carolina, 1976, By Adding Section 59-67-75 So As To Provide That Before August 1, 2018, All School Buses Must Be Equipped With Lap Seat Belts For All Permanent Seating Accommodations, To Provide This Requirement Is In Addition To Existing School Bus Safety Requirements, To Provide These Seat Belts Must Be Properly Fastened About Passengers During Vehicle Operation, To Provide School Bus Drivers Shall Ensure That These Seat Belts Are Fastened About Each Passenger, And To Provide No Claims For Damages May Arise From The Failure Of School Bus Drivers To Ensure Passengers Wear These Seat Belts; To Amend Section 59-67-10, Relating To Definitions Concerning The Transportation Of Students And School Buses, So As To Define The Term "Lap Seat Belt"; And To Amend Section 59-67-40, Relating To The Applicability Of Certain Requirements Of Public School Buses To Private School Buses, So As Include Lap Seat Belt Requirements.
Dec 15 2016 Member(S) Request Name Added As Sponsor: Whipper
Mar 23 2017
H 3042 (2017-2018 Regular Session)
A Bill To Amend The Code Of Laws Of South Carolina, 1976, By Adding Section 59-111-80 So As To Provide Institutions Of Higher Learning Shall Provide Certain Written Notice To Students Before Terminating Or Reducing Scholarships.
Dec 15 2016 Member(S) Request Name Added As Sponsor: Robinson-Simpson
Jan 12 2017
H 3127 (2017-2018 Regular Session)
A Bill To Amend Section 63-17-490, Code Of Laws Of South Carolina, 1976, Relating To Employment Training Programs Targeting Unemployed Or Underemployed Noncustodial Parents Who Owe Child Support, So As To Require The Department Of Employment And Workforce To Offer Employment Training And Placement Programs Funded By The Workforce Investment Act And To Undertake Efforts To Offer Stipends To Program Participants.
Dec 15 2016 Referred To Committee On Ways And Means
Jan 10 2017
H 3081 (2017-2018 Regular Session)
A Bill To Amend The Code Of Laws Of South Carolina, 1976, By Adding Section 11-11-240 So As To Create The "Poverty Elimination Bank" To Fund Poverty Reduction Initiatives In South Carolina; And To Amend Section 12-6-5060, As Amended, Relating To Voluntary Contributions Made By An Individual By Means Of The Income Tax Return Check Off, So As To Add The Poverty Elimination Bank.
Dec 15 2016 Referred To Committee On Ways And Means
Jan 10 2017
H 3048 (2017-2018 Regular Session)
A Bill To Amend The Code Of Laws Of South Carolina, 1976, So As To Enact The "College Financial Aid Education Act Of 2017"; To Amend Section 59-29-410, Relating To Topics Included In High School Financial Literacy Programs, So As To Include Financing Secondary Education Among The Topics; To Amend Sections 59-103-165, 59-103-170, And 59-103-190, All Relating To Post-Secondary Education Option Information Packages And Counseling For Eighth-Grade Students, So As To Expand The Scope Of Students To Whom Packages And Counseling Are Offered To Include High School Students And College Students; And To Retitle Article 2, Chapter 103, Title 59, From "Post-Secondary Education Option Information" To "Post-Secondary Education Information And Counseling".
Dec 15 2016 Member(S) Request Name Added As Sponsor: Robinson-Simpson
Jan 12 2017
H 3056 (2017-2018 Regular Session)
A Bill To Amend The Code Of Laws Of South Carolina, 1976, By Adding Section 59-150-365 So As To Provide South Carolina Leadership Scholarships To Cover The Cost Of Attending A Public Institution Of Higher Education In South Carolina For Students Who Demonstrate Leadership Potential, To Define Necessary Terminology, To Provide Criteria For Eligibility For The Scholarship, To Provide The Scholarship In Combination With All Other Grants And Scholarships Must Not Exceed Actual Attendance Costs, To Provide The Commission On Higher Education Must Promulgate Related Regulations, And To Provide That All Participating Institutions Must Report Their Enrollment And Other Relevant Data As Solicited By The Commission Which May Audit These Institutions To Ensure Their Compliance; And To Amend Section 59-150-355, Relating To Education Lottery Appropriations And Uses, So As To Include The South Carolina Leadership Scholarships Among Those Receiving Lottery Appropriations.
Dec 15 2016 Referred To Committee On Ways And Means
Jan 10 2017
H 3281 (2017-2018 Regular Session)
A Bill To Amend The Code Of Laws Of South Carolina, 1976, By Adding Section 24-21-1010 So As To Permit A Person Who Applies For A Pardon For Certain Offenses To Request That The Board Of Paroles And Pardons Recommend The Expungement Of Criminal Records, To Allow Retroactive Application Of The Statute, To Provide An Exception For Persons Pardoned For A Violent Crime, To Provide An Application Fee, And To Provide A Procedure By Which Criminal Records May Be Expunged And A Nonpublic Record Maintained.
Dec 15 2016 Member(S) Request Name Added As Sponsor: Robinson-Simpson
Jan 12 2017
H 3251 (2017-2018 Regular Session)
A Bill To Amend Section 55-3-130, Code Of Laws Of South Carolina, 1976, Relating To The Pointing, Aiming, Or Discharging Of A Laser Device At An Aircraft, So As To Increase The Penalties For A Violation Of This Provision.
Dec 15 2016 Member(S) Request Name Added As Sponsor: Robinson-Simpson
Jan 12 2017
H 3306 (2017-2018 Regular Session)
A Bill To Amend The Code Of Laws Of South Carolina, 1976, By Adding Section 38-3-105 So As To Provide That The Director Of The Department Of Insurance Must Be Elected To Office By The Qualified Electors Of The State In The General Election And Provide For The Director'S Term Of Office, Qualifications, Vacancy, And Related Matters; To Amend Section 1-30-10, As Amended, Relating To The Departments Of State Government, So As To Provide That The Governing Authority Of The Department Of Insurance Is The Director Of The Department Of Insurance Elected To Office Under The Laws Of This State; To Amend Section 38-1-20, As Amended, Relating To Definitions Under The Insurance Laws Of This State, So As To Make Certain Changes To The Definition Of "Director" Of The Department Of Insurance; To Amend Section 38-3-10, Relating To The Department Of Insurance, So As To Delete Certain Provisions Relating To The Department'S Director, To Provide That The Director Is Elected Rather Than Appointed, And To Make Changes In The Provisions Concerning The Removal Of The Director; To Amend Section 38-3-100, Relating To The Director Of The Department Of Insurance, So As To, Among Other Changes, Delete The Requirement That, If The Director Becomes A Candidate For Public Office Or Becomes A Member Of A Political Committee During Tenure, His Office Immediately Must Be Vacated; And To Provide That The Election Of The Director Of The Department Of Insurance Begins With The 2018 Statewide Election Process And That The Director Serving On The Effective Date Of This Act Shall Continue To Serve Until His Successor Is Elected And Qualifies For Office.
Dec 15 2016 Member(S) Request Name Added As Sponsor: Robinson-Simpson
Jan 12 2017
H 3115 (2017-2018 Regular Session)
A Bill To Amend The Code Of Laws Of South Carolina, 1976, By Adding Article 9 To Chapter 6, Title 44 So As To Enact The "South Carolina Access To Health Care Act", To Direct The State Department Of Health And Human Services To Design A Health Care Coverage Program Comparable To The Arkansas Option, By Accepting Federal Funds Allowing Appropriate Uninsured Persons To Obtain Private Health Insurance With Premiums Paid For By Federal Funds, To Provide That The Program Is Contingent Upon Appropriate Approvals Of The Program Design By The United States Department Of Health And Human Services, And Further Provide That The Program Is Contingent Upon Specified Levels Of Federal Health Care Funding, And To Provide That The State Assumes No Obligation To Any Private Insurance Carrier Participating In The Program Other Than The Payment Of Premiums As Allowed Pursuant To The South Carolina Access To Health Care Act.
Dec 15 2016 Member(S) Request Name Added As Sponsor: Robinson-Simpson
Jan 12 2017
H 3035 (2017-2018 Regular Session)
A Bill To Amend Section 59-112-50, As Amended, Code Of Laws Of South Carolina, 1976, Relating To In-State Tuition Rates At Public Institutions Of Higher Education For Certain Persons Associated With The Armed Services Of The United States, So As To Revise Residency Requirements And Provide Veterans Who Evidence Their Intent To Establish Domicile In This State And Their Dependents May Receive In-State Tuition Rates Without Having Established A Physical Presence In This State, And To Define Related Terminology.
Dec 15 2016 Referred To Committee On Education
Feb 14 2017
H 3085 (2017-2018 Regular Session)
A Bill To Amend The Code Of Laws Of South Carolina, 1976, By Adding Section 41-10-35 So As To Provide That The Minimum Wage In This State Is The Greater Value Of Either Ten Dollars And Ten Cents Or The Minimum Wage Set By The Fair Labor Standards Act; To Amend Section 6-1-130, Relating To The Scope Of Authority To Set Minimum Wage, So As To Provide That A Political Subdivision Of This State May Not Require A Minimum Wage That Exceeds The One Provided In Section 41-10-35; To Amend Section 44-22-160, Relating To Therapeutic Patient Employment, So As To Provide That A Patient Employee Must Be Paid The Minimum Wage Provided In Section 41-10-35; And To Amend Sections 53-1-100 And 53-1-110, Relating To Sunday Work In Machine Shops And Sunday Work In Manufacturing Or Finishing Of Textile Products, Respectively, Both So As To Provide That Sunday Work Must Be Compensated At A Rate No Less Than The Minimum Wage Provided In Section 41-10-35.
Dec 15 2016 Member(S) Request Name Added As Sponsor: Robinson-Simpson
Jan 12 2017
H 3028 (2017-2018 Regular Session)
A Bill To Amend The Code Of Laws Of South Carolina, 1976, By Adding Section 59-17-165 So As To Provide The Governing Body Of Each School District Of This State Shall Create A Student Bullying Advisory Council To Be Comprised Of Students, Parents, And Teachers Selected By The Governing Body To Advise The Governing Body On Matters Relating To Student-On-Student Bullying Problems, And On Other Matters That The Governing Body Considers Appropriate.
Dec 15 2016 Member(S) Request Name Added As Sponsor: Robinson-Simpson
Jan 12 2017
H 3310 (2017-2018 Regular Session)
A Bill To Amend The Code Of Laws Of South Carolina, 1976, By Adding Section 6-1-780 So As To Provide That A Penalty, Fine, Or Other Additional Cost May Not Be Imposed With Respect To Local Hospitality Tax Payments Received Within Seven Days Of The Due Date That In The Aggregate Exceeds Five Percent Of The Delinquent Tax.
Dec 15 2016 Member(S) Request Name Added As Sponsor: Robinson-Simpson
Jan 12 2017

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