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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
Introduced in the Senate on March 29, 2017
Last Amended on March 23, 2017
Currently residing in the Senate Committee on Finance
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 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 (House Journal-page 43) 3/23/2017 House Member(s) request name removed as sponsor: Gagnon 3/23/2017 House Amended (House Journal-page 23) 3/23/2017 House Read second time (House Journal-page 23) 3/23/2017 House Roll call Yeas-98 Nays-0 (House Journal-page 23) 3/23/2017 House Unanimous consent for third reading on next legislative day (House Journal-page 25) 3/24/2017 House Read third time and sent to Senate (House Journal-page 4) 3/29/2017 Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 11) 3/29/2017 Senate Referred to Committee on Finance (Senate Journal-page 11)
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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL
March 23, 2017
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.
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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