SC S1200 | 2019-2020 | 123rd General Assembly

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 9-0)
Status: Introduced on May 12 2020 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-09-22 - Referred to Subcommittee: Massey (ch), Hutto, Campsen, Shealy, M.B.Matthews, Cash, Harpootlian
Pending: Senate Judiciary Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]

Summary

Amend Section 1-3-420 Of The 1976 Code, Relating To A Proclamation Of Emergency By The Governor, To Provide That A State Of Emergency Declared By The Governor Pursuant To This Provision Of Law May Not Last More Than Fifteen Days Unless The General Assembly Adopts A Concurrent Resolution Authorizing The State Of Emergency To Remain In Place For A Longer Period Of Time, To Provide That Inaction By The General Assembly In This Regard Does Not Constitute Consent, To Provide That The Governor Cannot Declare A New State Of Emergency For Circumstances Arising From The Same Or A Similar Or Related Imminent Threat, Event, Occurrence, Or Incident, And To Provide That A Change In The Degree Of Impact Of The Underlying Imminent Threat, Event, Occurrence, Or Incident Does Not Constitute Grounds For A New Declaration Of A State Of Emergency; And To Amend Section 25-1-440 Of The 1976 Code, Relating To The Governor's Additional Powers And Duties During A Declared Emergency, To Provide That The General Assembly Must Adopt A Concurrent Resolution Authorizing A Declared State Of Emergency If It Is To Remain In Place For Longer Than Fifteen Days, To Provide That Inaction By The General Assembly In This Regard Does Not Constitute Consent, To Provide That The Governor Cannot Declare A New State Of Emergency For Circumstances Arising From The Same Or A Similar Or Related Imminent Threat, Event, Occurrence, Or Incident, And To Provide That A Change In The Degree Of Impact Of The Underlying Imminent Threat, Event, Occurrence, Or Similar Incident Does Not Constitute Grounds For A New Declaration Of A State Of Emergency.

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Title

Emergency proclamation by Governor

Sponsors


History

DateChamberAction
2020-09-22SenateReferred to Subcommittee: Massey (ch), Hutto, Campsen, Shealy, M.B.Matthews, Cash, Harpootlian
2020-05-12SenateReferred to Committee on Judiciary
2020-05-12SenateIntroduced and read first time

Same As/Similar To

S1203 (Similar To) 2020-09-22 - Referred to Subcommittee: Massey (ch), Hutto, Campsen, Shealy, M.B.Matthews, Cash, Harpootlian
S1213 (Similar To) 2020-09-22 - Referred to Subcommittee: Massey (ch), Hutto, Campsen, Shealy, M.B.Matthews, Cash, Harpootlian
H5488 (Similar To) 2020-05-12 - Referred to Committee on Judiciary

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
13420(n/a)See Bill Text
251440(n/a)See Bill Text

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Bill Comments

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