South Carolina General Assembly
123rd Session, 2019-2020

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H. 3207

STATUS INFORMATION

General Bill
Sponsors: Reps. Trantham, Wooten, S. Williams and McCravy
Document Path: l:\council\bills\rt\17476sa19.docx

Introduced in the House on January 8, 2019
Currently residing in the House Committee on Ways and Means

Summary: Not yet available

HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS

     Date      Body   Action Description with journal page number
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  12/18/2018  House   Prefiled
  12/18/2018  House   Referred to Committee on Ways and Means
    1/8/2019  House   Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 127)
    1/8/2019  House   Referred to Committee on Ways and Means 
                        (House Journal-page 127)
   1/16/2019  House   Member(s) request name added as sponsor: McCravy

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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL

12/18/2018

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A BILL

TO AMEND SECTION 12-37-220, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTIONS, SO AS TO ALLOW AN EXEMPTION FROM ALL PROPERTY TAX EQUAL TO ONE HUNDRED PERCENT OF THE VALUE SUBJECT TO TAX OF AN OWNER-OCCUPIED RESIDENCE IF THE OWNER HAS ATTAINED THE AGE OF SEVENTY YEARS AND HAS A FEDERAL ADJUSTED GROSS INCOME OF LESS THAN FIFTY THOUSAND DOLLARS.

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

SECTION    1.    Section 12-37-220(B) of the 1976 Code is amended by adding an appropriately numbered item to read:

"( )    Effective for property tax years beginning after 2018 and to the extent not already exempt pursuant to Section 12-37-250 and this section, one hundred percent of any remaining fair market value of an owner-occupied residential property subject to tax receiving the exemption allowed pursuant to Section 12-37-250 is exempt from all property tax if the owner has reached the age of seventy on or before December thirty-first and has a federal adjusted gross income of less than fifty thousand dollars."

SECTION    2.    This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor and applies for property tax years beginning after 2018.

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