Mike Fair is a positive, conservative voice in South Carolina’s General Assembly. Listed below are bills that Mike Fair has either sponsored or supported proving his conservative voting record.
Sponsored S-001: Require Photo ID for Voting
Bill S-001 requires all voters to present a photograph registration card when voting in state elections. Mike Fair is a sponsor on this bill because he believes issuing voters with a photo ID will lead to a more fair election. Verifying individuals that are requesting to vote will reduce voter fraud.
Supports H-3110: Registration by Party
Bill H-3110 states that a person is not allowed to vote in a partisan primary election or partisan advisory referendum unless that person is a registered member of the party. Mike Fair believes that stating your political party affiliation will prevent dilution of the parties true voter population.
Sponsored S-004: Limits on State Spending
Bill S-004 states that the State of South Carolina needs to have a limit on state spending. Imposing an annual limit on the state general fund revenues available will prohibit the state from using surplus. Mike Fair is sponsoring this bill to keep taxes lower in the state, through accountability and limits on state spending.
Sponsored S-1325: School Choice
Bill S-1325 offers tax credits to donors that support K-12 tuition scholarships for low-income students. The bill also provides modest credits for families paying out of pocket for independent school tuition and homeschooling expenses. Mike Fair sponsors this bill because he believes that all parents need viable options if their child isn’t receiving the education they deserve in public school classroom.
Sponsored S-0096: Oppose Cap and Trade Legislation
Bill S-0096 requests the South Carolina Congressional Delegation oppose cap and trade legislation. Mike Fair believes that the state needs to support legislation that encourages states to establish and develop their own renewable energy portfolio standards.
Sponsored S-0099: Fair Tax
Bill S-0099 advocates the need to establish a commission to study the implementation of a Fair Tax to replace the State individual and corporate income tax. Mike Fair believes that the current tax system is clearly broken, unfair and overly complex. Issuing a commission to study the implementation of a Fair Fax will help to lower taxes and better position our region for growth.
This bill will enact the “South Carolina Capital Gains Tax Elimination Act,” which will eliminate all capital gain.
Sponsored S-0117: Post Expenditures Online
Bill S-0117 states that all public institutions of higher learning must maintain a detailed transaction register of all funds expended each month and post that register online. Further they must provide all credit card statements and statements for credit cards issued to public officials and employees for public use. Mike Fair sponsors this bill because the public has the right to view expenditures of State appropriated funds.
Supports H-3456: Other Fund Oversight
Bill H-3456 will create an “Other Fund Oversight Committee.” This committee will review and examine the source of other funds in the state and to make recommendations to the General Assembly. Mike Fair supports having an “Other Fund Oversight Committee” so the General Assembly understands the State’s budget and funds.
Supports H-3490: Stop Enforcement of Foreign Law
Bill H-3490 prevents a court or other enforcement authority from enforcing foreign laws in the State of South Carolina.
Sponsored S-0604 Ban Federal Government taking over Education Curriculum
Bill S-0604 ensures that the Common Core Standards will not be imposed on the State of South Carolina. Common Core means the loss of state, teacher and parental control over what our children are taught. Fair sponsors this bill in order to stop the Federal Government from taking over the education curriculum in the state of South Carolina.
Supports S-616: Personhood Act
Bill S-616 will enact the “Personhood Act of South Carolina.” Mike Fair supports the right to life for each born and preborn human-being fetus at fertilization, and the rights to due process and equal protection for the fetus at fertilization for each born and preborn human person.
Sponsored S-0630: Ban Leadership PACs
Bill S-0603 imposes the “Prohibition on Non-Candidate Committees.” Mike Fair sponsors prohibiting a member of the Senate from, directly or indirectly, establishing, financing, maintaining, or controlling a non-candidate Committee.
Bill S-0746 will enforce stricter driving under the influence laws in the State of South Carolina. Mike Fair sponsors this bill because it will help increase public safety throughout South Carolina, while keeping our roads and families safer.
Sponsored S-0954: Economic Analysis Report
Bill S-0954 will require the Department of Commerce to provide economic analyses on any legislation providing tax incentives or subsidies before it receives a second reading from House. Mike Fair sponsors this bill because having an economic analysis report will confirm how legislation will affect the tax payers.