South Carolina General Assembly
122nd Session, 2017-2018

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H. 3463

STATUS INFORMATION

General Bill
Sponsors: Reps. Martin, B. Newton, V.S. Moss, G.R. Smith, Arrington, Elliott, Ott, West, Bennett, Atkinson, Govan, Hill, McCravy, Hosey, Davis, Magnuson, Bedingfield, Felder, Blackwell, Brown, Clemmons, Forrest, Hayes, Hiott, Hixon, Norrell, Pope, Putnam and Wheeler
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Introduced in the House on January 12, 2017
Last Amended on March 23, 2017
Currently residing in the Senate

Summary: Property

HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS

     Date      Body   Action Description with journal page number
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   1/12/2017  House   Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 426)
   1/12/2017  House   Referred to Committee on Ways and Means 
                        (House Journal-page 426)
   3/22/2017  House   Committee report: Favorable Ways and Means
   3/23/2017  House   Member(s) request name removed as sponsor: Gagnon
   3/23/2017  House   Amended
   3/23/2017  House   Read second time
   3/23/2017  House   Roll call Yeas-98  Nays-0
   3/23/2017  House   Unanimous consent for third reading on next legislative 
                        day
   3/24/2017  House   Read third time and sent to Senate

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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL

1/12/2017
3/22/2017
3/23/2017

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AMENDED

March 23, 2017

H. 3463

Introduced by Reps. Martin, B. Newton, V.S. Moss, G.R. Smith, Arrington, Elliott, Ott, West, Bennett, Atkinson, Govan, Hill, McCravy, Hosey, Davis, Magnuson, Bedingfield, Felder, Blackwell, Brown, Clemmons, Forrest, Hayes, Hiott, Hixon, Norrell, Pope, Putnam and Wheeler

S. Printed 3/23/17--H.

Read the first time January 12, 2017.

            

A BILL

TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 12-43-235 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IF PROPERTY WAS ASSESSED AS AGRICULTURAL PROPERTY OR AS FARM MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT IN 2016, THE PROPERTY MUST CONTINUE TO BE ASSESSED WITH THE SAME ASSESSMENT RATIO UNLESS A CHANGE OF USE OCCURS.

Amend Title To Conform

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:

SECTION    1.    Article 3, Chapter 43, Title 12 of the 1976 Code is amended by adding:

"Section 12-43-235.    Notwithstanding any other provision of law, if in property tax year 2016 property was assessed as agricultural property pursuant to Section 12-43-220(d) or assessed as farm machinery, buildings, and equipment pursuant to Section 12-43-220(b), the property must continue to be assessed with the same assessment ratio unless a change of use occurs."

SECTION    2.    This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor and first applies to property tax years beginning after 2016.

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