Bills We're Watching

 

Education and Workforce Development 

H.3759 (Lucas) - Omnibus Education Reform Bill (House version)

  • Chamber supports
  • Passed the House; assigned to the Senate Education Committee

S.419 (Hembree) - Omnibus Education Reform Bill (Senate version)

  • Chamber monitoring as amendments are published
  • Passed out of subcommittee; scheduled for full committee April 24th

S.203 (Young) - School District Consolidation

  • Chamber supports
  • Passed the Senate, assigned to House Education and Public Works Committee

H.3263 (G. M. Smith) - Military Spouse Reciprocal Licensing

  • Chamber supports
  • Passed the House; assigned to the Senate Banking and Insurance Committee. 

H.4336 (Felder) - Commercial Drivers Licenses

  • Chamber supports
  • In subcommittee; did not make crossover deadline

Economic Development 

S.185 (McElveen) - Angel Investor Tax Credit Reauthorization

  • Chamber supports
  • Passed Senate; assigned to House Ways and Means Committee

S.439 (Leatherman) - Charleston Port Tax Credit

  • Chamber supports
  • Passed Senate; assigned to House Ways and Means Committee

H.3595 (Elliott) - Industry Partnership Credit - increases the annual tax credit amount to allow more people to donate and receive tax benefits

  • Chamber supports 
  • Passed House and Senate; signed by the Governor
  • Act 15 of 2019

S.655 (Peeler) - Professional Sports Team Tax Incentives (Carolina Panthers)

  • Chamber monitoring
  • House version of this bill passed; Senate version stalled on the Senate floor 

H.3780 (White) - Growing Rural Economies with Access to Technology (GREAT) Program - brings internet access to rural communities

  • Chamber supports
  • Passed the House; assigned to Senate Judiciary Committee

H.4334 (Pope) - Income Tax Reform

  • Chamber monitoring
  • In committee; did not make crossover deadline

H.4431 (Jordan) - Business LicenseTax Reform

  • Chamber supports
  • Will receive a subcommittee hearing in the next few weeks 

H.3998 (Bannister) - Worforce and Senior Affordable Housing Act

  • Chamber supports
  • Passed the House; assigned to the Senate Finance Committee

Regulations  

S.290 (Talley) - Retail Curbside Pickup of Beer and Wine

  • Chamber supports
  • In subcommittee; did not make crossover deadline

S.394 (Talley) - Auxiliary Container Pre-Emption - stops local governments from passing ordinances banning auxiliary containers from point of sale

  • Chamber supports
  • In committee; did not make crossover deadline

H.3200 (Henderson-Myers) - Lactation Support Act 

  • Chamber monitoring
  • Passed the House; assigned to the Senate Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee

S.366 (Davis) - Compassionate Care Act (medical marijuana)

  • Chamber monitoring
  • In committee; did not make crossover deadline

S.678 (Peeler) - Santee Cooper Sale

  • Chamber monitoring
  • On the Senate floor; did not make crossover deadline

Updated 4/11/2019