South Carolina Bills

sponsored by J. Thomas McElveen, III

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; TO PROVIDE DEFINITIONS; AND TO ENACT THE "EMPLOYMENT FIRST INITIATIVE ACT", SO AS TO DEFINE TERMS, ENCOURAGE STATE AGENCIES AND POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONS TO ENCOURAGE COMPETITIVE EMPLOYMENT FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES, TO CREATE THE SOUTH CAROLINA EMPLOYMENT FIRST OVERSIGHT COMMISSION, AND TO OUTLINE ITS DUTIES AND OBLIGATIONS. - ratified title
Feb 09 2021 Ratified R 237
May 18 2022
S 222 (2021-2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 63-7-2320, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE KINSHIP FOSTER CARE PROGRAM, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT FICTIVE KIN ARE ELIGIBLE TO BE FOSTER PARENTS UNDER THE KINSHIP FOSTER CARE PROGRAM, TO PROVIDE THAT RELATIVES AND FICTIVE KIN MAY FOSTER A CHILD BEFORE BEING LICENSED AS A KINSHIP FOSTER CARE PROVIDER UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES, AND TO DEFINE NECESSARY TERMS. - ratified title
Dec 09 2020 Signed By Governor
May 16 2022
S 1103 (2021-2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-3-35 SO AS TO PROVIDE THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION SHALL PROVIDE CERTAIN FINGERPRINT AND DNA IDENTIFICATION KITS TO ALL PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICTS AND OPEN-ENROLLMENT CHARTER SCHOOLS, TO PROVIDE FOR THE DISTRIBUTION OF THE KITS AT THE REQUEST OF THE PARENT OR LEGAL CUSTODIAN OF ANY STUDENT OF SUCH SCHOOLS IN KINDERGARTEN THROUGH HIGH SCHOOL, TO PROVIDE FOR THE USE OF SUCH KITS BY PARENTS TO ASSIST LAW ENFORCEMENT IN LOCATING AND RETURNING MISSING OR TRAFFICKED CHILDREN, AND TO PROVIDE THE DEPARTMENT SHALL NOT EXPEND FUNDS TO PROCURE THE KITS UNLESS EXPRESSLY APPROPRIATED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY. - ratified title
Mar 01 2022 Signed By Governor
May 16 2022
S 227 (2021-2022 Regular Session)
AN ACT TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, SO AS TO ENACT THE "MASSAGE THERAPY PRACTICE ACT"; TO AMEND CHAPTER 30 OF TITLE 40 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO MASSAGE THERAPY PRACTICE, TO PROVIDE THAT IT IS IN THE INTEREST OF PUBLIC HEALTH, SAFETY, AND WELFARE TO REGULATE THE PRACTICE OF MASSAGE THERAPY, TO PROVIDE FOR THE COMPOSITION AND DUTIES OF THE BOARD OF MASSAGE THERAPY, TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING AND REGULATION SHALL PUBLISH A ROSTER OF LICENSED MASSAGE THERAPISTS AND ESTABLISHMENTS, TO PROVIDE FOR LICENSURE FEES, TO REMOVE THE REQUIREMENT FOR AN ANNUAL REPORT ON THE ADMINISTRATION OF THE MASSAGE THERAPY PRACTICE ACT BY THE DEPARTMENT, TO PROVIDE FOR EXEMPTIONS TO THE MASSAGE THERAPY PRACTICE ACT, TO PROVIDE CERTAIN REQUIREMENTS FOR THE TEMPORARY PRACTICE OF MASSAGE THERAPY, TO PROVIDE THAT NO PERSON MAY PRACTICE OR OFFER TO PRACTICE MASSAGE THERAPY WITHOUT A LICENSE, TO PROVIDE THAT NO PERSON OR ENTITY MAY OPEN, OPERATE, MAINTAIN, USE, OR ADVERTISE AS A MASSAGE THERAPY ESTABLISHMENT OR A SOLE PRACTITIONER ESTABLISHMENT WITHOUT OBTAINING A LICENSE, TO PROVIDE PENALTIES, TO CLARIFY LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS FOR A MASSAGE THERAPIST LICENSE, TO PROVIDE LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS FOR A MASSAGE THERAPY ESTABLISHMENT OR SOLE PRACTITIONER ESTABLISHMENT, TO PROVIDE THAT THE BOARD MAY GRANT A LICENSE BY ENDORSEMENT TO A MASSAGE THERAPIST WHO HOLDS AN ACTIVE MASSAGE THERAPIST LICENSE AND IS IN GOOD STANDING IN ANOTHER STATE, THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, OR ANY OTHER UNITED STATES TERRITORY, TO CLARIFY REQUIREMENTS RELATED TO APPLYING FOR AND OBTAINING A LICENSE, TO PROVIDE FOR PERIODIC INSPECTIONS OF MASSAGE THERAPY ESTABLISHMENTS AND SOLE PRACTITIONER ESTABLISHMENTS, TO PROVIDE THAT CERTAIN REQUIREMENTS RELATING TO LICENSES SHALL BE COMPLETED BIENNIALLY, TO PROVIDE THAT RENEWAL OF LICENSES SHALL BE COMPLETED IN A MANNER PROVIDED BY THE BOARD, TO PROVIDE THAT CONTINUING EDUCATION REPORTS ARE SUBJECT TO AUDITS, TO CLARIFY CERTAIN REQUIREMENTS RELATED TO LAPSED LICENSES, TO PROVIDE THAT A LICENSEE MAY PROVIDE A WRITTEN REQUEST TO THE BOARD TO PLACE A LICENSE IN INACTIVE STATUS, TO PROVIDE THAT A LICENSEE MUST BIENNIALLY RENEW ITS LICENSE TO REMAIN IN INACTIVE STATUS, TO PROVIDE THAT A LICENSE MAY BE REACTIVATED IN A MANNER PROVIDED BY THE BOARD, TO PROVIDE THAT INACTIVE STATUS DOES NOT STAY ANY DISCIPLINARY ACTIONS FOR VIOLATIONS THAT OCCURRED DURING THE COURSE OF AN ACTIVE LICENSE, TO CLARIFY REGULATIONS THAT SHALL BE PROMULGATED BY THE BOARD, TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT SHALL INVESTIGATE COMPLAINTS AND VIOLATIONS, TO PROVIDE THAT THE PRESIDING OFFICER OF THE BOARD MAY ADMINISTER OATHS, TO PROVIDE FOR APPEALS OF THE BOARD'S DECISIONS, TO PROVIDE THAT SERVICE OF A NOTICE OF AN APPEAL DOES NOT STAY THE BOARD'S OR THE DEPARTMENT'S DECISION PENDING COMPLETION OF THE APPELLATE PROCESS, TO CLARIFY GROUNDS FOR DENYING A LICENSE, TO CLARIFY THE INVESTIGATION PROCESS AND CERTAIN DISCIPLINARY ACTIONS, TO PROVIDE THAT AN INDIVIDUAL OR ESTABLISHMENT THAT VOLUNTARILY SURRENDERS A LICENSE MAY NOT PRACTICE AS A MASSAGE THERAPIST OR OPERATE AS A MASSAGE THERAPY ESTABLISHMENT OR SOLE PRACTITIONER ESTABLISHMENT UNTIL THE BOARD REINSTATES THE LICENSE, TO PROVIDE THAT SERVICE OF NOTICE MAY BE MADE BY LEAVING A COPY OF THE NOTICE WITH THE DIRECTOR OF THE DEPARTMENT OR HIS DESIGNEE IN CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES, TO PROVIDE THAT COSTS AND FINES IMPOSED ARE DUE AND PAYABLE AS REQUIRED BY THE BOARD, TO PROVIDE THAT A LICENSEE FOUND IN VIOLATION OF THE MASSAGE THERAPY PRACTICE ACT OR RELATED REGULATIONS MAY BE REQUIRED TO PAY COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH THE INVESTIGATION OF HIS CASE, TO MAKE CONFORMING CHANGES, AND TO DEFINE NECESSARY TERMS. - ratified title
Dec 09 2020 Signed By Governor
May 13 2022
S 901 (2021-2022 Regular Session)
A Bill To Amend Section 12-6-3775, Code Of Laws Of South Carolina, 1976, Relating To Income Tax Credits, So As To Provide For An Income Tax Credit To An Individual Or Business That Constructs, Purchases, Or Leases Certain Solar Energy Property And That Places It In Service In This State, And To Define Necessary Terms; And To Repeal Section 4 B. Of Act 77 Of 2019 Relating To The Repeal Of Section 12-6-3775.
Dec 06 2021 Conference Committee Appointed Verdin, Davis, Williams
May 12 2022
S 1077 (2021-2022 Regular Session)
A Bill To Amend Chapter 27, Title 58 Of The 1976 Code By Adding Article 8, To Allow The Public Service Commission To Authorize The Issuance Of Bonds For The Purposes Of Offsetting And Reducing Prudently Incurred Costs For Storm Recovery Activity And To Establish The Requirements And Processes For The Authorization Of These Bonds; And To Amend Section 36-9-109 To Make Further Conforming Changes.
Feb 17 2022 Conference Committee Appointed Rankin, Talley, Hutto
May 12 2022
S 1087 (2021-2022 Regular Session)
A Bill To Amend The Code Of Laws Of South Carolina, 1976, So As To Enact The "Comprehensive Tax Cut Act Of 2022"; To Amend Section 12-6-510, Relating To The Individual Income Tax, So As To Reduce The Top Marginal Rate To 5.7 Percent; To Amend Section 12-6-1171, Relating To The Military Retirement Deduction, So As To Exempt All Military Retirement Income; To Amend Section 12-37-220, As Amended, Relating To Property Tax Exemptions, So As To Increase A Property Tax Exemption For Certain Manufacturing Property; To Appropriate One Billion Dollars From The Contingency Reserve Fund To The Taxpayer Rebate Fund To Provide Rebates To Taxpayers; And To Repeal Section 12-6-515 Relating To An Archaic Individual Income Tax Provision.
Feb 17 2022 Conference Committee Appointed Peeler, Setzler, Alexander
May 12 2022
S 1257 (2021-2022 Regular Session)
A Concurrent Resolution To Request The Department Of Transportation Name The Intersection Located At The Junction Of George Rogers Boulevard And Andrews Road In Richland County "Joseph Lee Jackson Memorial Intersection" And Erect Appropriate Markers Or Signs At This Intersection Containing These Words.
Apr 12 2022 Adopted, Returned To Senate With Concurrence
May 12 2022
S 2 (2021-2022 Regular Session)
A Bill To Amend Chapter 1, Title 44, Code Of Laws Of South Carolina, 1976, Relating To The Department Of Health And Environmental Control, So As To Rename The Chapter The "Department Of Behavioral And Public Health" And To Reorganize The Chapter To Create The Division Of Public Health, To Delegate To The Division The Public Health Responsibilities Of The Department, To Abolish The Department And Board Of Health And Environmental Control, To Provide For The Appointment Of A Director Of The Department By The Governor, And To Transfer Environmental Responsibilities Of The Department To The Division Of Environmental Control Of The Department Of Agriculture And The Department Of Natural Resources, As Appropriate; To Amend Chapter 9, Title 44, Relating, In Part, To The Department Of Mental Health, So As To Create The Division Of Mental Health Within The Department Of Behavioral And Public Health, To Make Conforming Changes Reflecting The Transfer Of Responsibilities To The Division, With Exceptions, And To Abolish The Department Of Mental Health And The Mental Health Commission; To Amend Chapter 49, Title 44, Relating To The Department Of Alcohol And Other Drug Abuse Services, So As To Create The Division Of Alcohol And Other Drug Abuse Services Within The Department Of Behavioral And Public Health, To Make Conforming Changes Reflecting The Transfer Of Responsibilities To The Division, And To Abolish The Department Of Alcohol And Other Drug Abuse Services; By Adding Article 7 To Chapter 11, Title 25 So As To Transfer From The Department Of Mental Health To The Department Of Veterans' Affairs The Authority To Establish And Operate Veterans Homes; To Amend Sections 44-11-10, 44-11-60, 44-11-70, 44-13-20, 44-13-30, 44-13-40, 44-13-60, 44-15-10, 44-15-20, 44-15-30, 44-15-60, 44-15-70, 44-15-80, 44-15-90, 44-17-450, 44-17-460, 44-17-580, 44-17-860, 44-17-865, 44-17-870, 44-22-10, 44-22-110, 44-24-10, 44-25-30, 44-27-10, 44-27-30, 44-28-20, 44-28-40, 44-28-60, 44-28-80, 44-28-360, And 44-28-370, Relating To The Department Of Mental Health, So As To Make Conforming Changes; By Adding Chapter 57 To Title 46 So As To Create A Division Of Environmental Protection Within The Department Of Agriculture And Transfer To The Division The Divisions, Offices, And Programs Of The Department Of Health And Environmental Control That Perform Environmental Functions, With Exceptions; To Amend Section 46-3-10, Relating To The Duties Of The Department Of Agriculture, So As To Add The Administration Of The Division Of Environmental Protection; To Amend Sections 48-2-20, 48-2-70, 48-2-320, 48-2-330, 48-2-340, 48-14-20, 48-18-20, 48-18-50, 48-20-30, 48-20-40, 48-20-70, 48-21-20, 48-43-10, 48-46-30, 48-46-40, 48-46-50, 48-46-80, 48-46-90, 48-52-810, 48-52-865, 48-55-10, 48-56-20, 48-57-20, 48-60-20, 49-5-30, And 49-5-60, Relating To Environmental Protection Funds, Stormwater Management And Sediment Reduction, Erosion And Sediment Reduction, Mining, Oil And Gas Conservation And Production, Radioactive Waste, Environmental Awareness And Innovation, Information Technology Equipment Recovery, And Groundwater, All So As To Transfer Regulatory Authority To The Department Of Agriculture; To Amend Sections 48-1-10, 48-1-20, 48-1-55, 48-1-85, 48-1-95, 48-1-100, 48-1-280, 48-3-10, And 48-3-140, Relating To The Pollution Control Act Or Pollution Control Facilities, All So As To Transfer Regulatory Authority To The Department Of Natural Resources; To Amend Section 48-4-10, Relating To The Organizational Structure Of The Department Of Natural Resources, So As To Transfer The Department Of Health And Environmental Control'S Coastal Division And Office Of Ocean And Coastal Resource Management To The Department Of Natural Resources; To Amend Sections 48-39-10, 48-39-35, 48-39-50, 48-39-270, 48-40-20, 48-40-40, 49-1-15, 49-1-16, 49-1-18, 49-3-30, 49-4-20, 49-4-80, 49-4-170, 49-6-30, 49-11-120, Relating To Coastal Tidelands And Wetlands, The Beach Restoration And Improvement Trust Act, Navigable Waters, Water Resources Planning, Surface Water Withdrawal Regulation And Reporting, The Aquatic Plant Management Council, Dam And Reservoir Safety, All So As To Transfer Regulatory Authority To The Department Of Natural Resources; To Amend Section 1-30-10, As Amended, Relating To Departments Of State Government, So As To Delete The Department Of Alcohol And Other Drug Abuse Services, The Department Of Health And Environmental Control, And The Department Of Mental Health, And To Add The Department Of Behavioral And Public Health; To Amend Section 1-30-20, Relating To The Department Of Alcohol And Other Drug Abuse Services, So As To Change The Reference To The Department Of Behavioral And Public Health; To Amend Section 1-30-75, Relating To The Department Of Natural Resources, So As To Make Conforming Changes; And To Repeal Section 1-30-45 Relating To The Department Of Health And Environmental Control, Section 1-30-70 Relating To The Department Of Mental Health, And Sections 44-11-30 And 44-11-40 Relating To Veterans Homes.
Dec 09 2020 Requests For Debate-Rep(S). Stavrinakis, Cobb-Hunter, Ott, Brawley, Govan, Kirby, Tedder, Garvin, R Williams, Wheeler, Wetmore, King, Murray, Gillard, Mcdaniel, Magnuson, Morgan, Pope, T Moore, Elliott, B Cox, Henderson-Myers, May, Anderson, Mcknight, Rivers, Hosey, Bernstein, Daning, Hiott, Jl Johnson, Crawford, Bannister
May 11 2022
S 1128 (2021-2022 Regular Session)
A Bill To Amend Chapter 5, Title 52 Of The 1976 Code, Relating To Horse Racing, To Enact The South Carolina Equine Advancement Act To Establish A Grant Program To Assist The Growth And Development Of The Equine Industry In South Carolina, To Provide For Pari-Mutuel Wagering On Applications Operated By A Licensed Advanced Deposit Wagering Entity, To Establish South Carolina Equine Commission To Regulate The Industry, To Provide For Membership On The Commission, To Provide For The Powers, Duties, And Obligations Of The Commission, To Provide For License Fees, And To Define Necessary Terms.
Mar 08 2022 Scrivener's Error Corrected
May 04 2022
S 1305 (2021-2022 Regular Session)
A Senate Resolution To Express Profound Sorrow Upon The Passing Of Henry Clyde Harrison, Jr. And To Extend Our Deepest Sympathy To His Family And Many Friends.
May 03 2022 Introduced And Adopted
May 03 2022
S 1313 (2021-2022 Regular Session)
A Senate Resolution To Congratulate Elton O. Spain, Sr. Upon The Occasion Of His Retirement As A Deputy Sergeant-At-Arms Officer, To Commend Him For His Eighteen Years Of Dedicated Service To The South Carolina State Senate, And To Wish Him Much Happiness And Fulfillment In The Years Ahead.
May 03 2022 Introduced And Adopted
May 03 2022
S 1308 (2021-2022 Regular Session)
A Senate Resolution To Congratulate Elton O. Spain, Sr. Upon The Occasion Of His Retirement As A Deputy Sergeant-At-Arms Officer, To Commend Him For His Eighteen Years Of Dedicated Service To The South Carolina State Senate, And To Wish Him Much Happiness And Fulfillment In The Years Ahead.
May 03 2022 Introduced And Adopted
May 03 2022
S 1085 (2021-2022 Regular Session)
A Concurrent Resolution To Request The Department Of Transportation Name The Roundabout Located On Gasque Road In The City Of Marion In Marion County "James M. Jordan, Sr. Roundabout" And Erect Appropriate Markers Or Signs At This Location Containing These Words.
Feb 17 2022 Adopted, Returned To Senate With Concurrence
Apr 26 2022
S 1268 (2021-2022 Regular Session)
A Senate Resolution To Recognize And Honor Pastor Anthony Au Dwin Dicks, Sr., And To Congratulate Him, Upon The Occasion Of His Fortieth Anniversary As Pastor Of Friendship Baptist Church In Columbia, And To Salute Him For His Extensive And Meaningful Ministry In His City And Community.
Apr 20 2022 Introduced And Adopted
Apr 20 2022
S 1252 (2021-2022 Regular Session)
A Senate Resolution To Express Profound Sorrow Upon The Passing Of Garrett Tazwell Bakhsh And To Extend The Deepest Sympathy To His Family And Many Friends.
Apr 12 2022 Introduced And Adopted
Apr 12 2022
S 1239 (2021-2022 Regular Session)
A Senate Resolution To Recognize Destanni Henderson'S Stellar Performance During The 2022 Ncaa Championship And To Congratulate Her On Her Exceptional Career.
Apr 06 2022 Introduced And Adopted
Apr 06 2022
S 1240 (2021-2022 Regular Session)
A Senate Resolution To Recognize And Celebrate The University Of South Carolina Women'S Basketball Team For Winning The 2022 Ncaa Championship.
Apr 06 2022 Introduced And Adopted
Apr 06 2022
S 1242 (2021-2022 Regular Session)
A Bill To Amend Section 59-117-10 Of The 1976 Code, Relating To The University Of South Carolina Board Of Trustees, To Revise The Composition Of The Board; To Amend Section 59-117-20, Relating To Terms Of Elected Members Of The Board, To Provide For The Election Of New Members Of The Board For Staggered Terms Beginning July 1, 2023; To Amend Section 59-117-40, Relating To The Powers And Duties Of The Board, To Provide The Board Shall Elect A Chairman, To Provide The Chairman Serves A Two Year-Term, To Provide A Trustee May Not Serve More Than Two Terms As Chairman, And To Revise Certain Powers; And To Amend Section 59-117-50, Relating To Meetings Of The Board, To Provide For How Special Meetings Of The Board May Be Called.
Apr 06 2022 Referred To Committee On Education
Apr 06 2022
S 1238 (2021-2022 Regular Session)
A Senate Resolution To Recognize Aliyah Boston'S Stellar Performance During The 2022 Ncaa Championship And To Congratulate Her On Her Exceptional Career.
Apr 06 2022 Introduced And Adopted
Apr 06 2022

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