MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WBTW) – South Carolina lawmakers head back to Columbia for the first day of session on Tuesday.
News13 has covered several bills pre-filed for the 2018 session. Here’s a recap:
It seems there’s a new bill about mopeds and golf carts every year. Some local lawmakers, like Rep. Alan Clemmons and Sen. Greg Hembree, have tried to require helmets or reflective vests statewide but haven’t had success.
Clemmons, from Myrtle Beach, pre-filed a bill which would give counties or cities the power to make change instead of requiring the entire state to follow the rules.
“I think this is a common sense way to protect our public to allow our local elected officials to step in and do what’s needed,” said Clemmons.
DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME
Clemmons also pre-filed a bill that could do away with daylight saving time.
“I’m looking forward to that debate,” said Clemmons. “It’s going to be an interesting one.”
The bill would put a question on the November 2018 ballot that asks voters whether they want to keep or get