South Carolina’s House and Senate will be busy this week trying to meet a legislative deadline. Bills that haven’t advanced from one chamber to the other by Thursday have little chance of becoming law this year.
After the May 1 crossover deadline, bills require a two-thirds vote to even be considered by the other chamber for the session that ends June 5 – a high hurdle for contested measures. And since this is the end of a two-year session, bills that don’t pass this year officially die.
The following bills haven’t crossed over yet and are on legislative calendars for potential floor debate this week. They would: