George T has developed Layers Organizer for sketchup.
This sketchup plugin is a good substitute to the indigenous layers that allows grouping and sorting layers to arrange your model in an efficient manner as well as lessen visual noise.
The plugin is compatible with SketchUp 2016, SketchUp 2017. The plugin is best suited for Architecture, Construction, Engineering, Landscape Architecture, Urban Planning.
It saves layer states that can be labeled, recalled and applied to other scenes. Besides, it can manage the visibility setting of new layers in other scenes. With Cross Reference Organizer, it is possible to control layers from Cross Referenced components in a superior way.
This plugin is developed on the basis of the free, open source version of Layers Panel to fulfill your requirements.
The plugin is available in extension warehouse. extensions.sketchup.com
The following video will demonstrate all the functionalities of the plugin.