Bills Assigned to Keyword - Week of 01.25.2016 (19)

Date of Last Recorded Action: 10/9/2020


H 3014 Requires the General Assembly to convene in February and adjourn in May each year01.26.2016 The Senate Judiciary Committee recommitted this bill to the subcommittee.03.03.2015 The House Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report.02.25.2015 The House Judiciary Constitutional Laws subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Requires the General Assembly to convene on the second Tuesday in February and adjourn sine die no later than the first Thursday in May each year.
Sponsor: Bruce Bannister House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Senate - Referred to Subcommittee: Massey (ch), Scott, Bennett Status Date: 8/13/2015
Keywords: General Governance Week of 01.25.2016
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H 3325 Uniform Partition of Heirs' Property Act03.01.2016 The Senate Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report.02.16.2016 The Senate Judiciary Committee carried this bill over.02.09.2016 The Senate Judiciary Committee carried this bill over.02.02.2016 The Senate Judiciary Committee carried this bill over.01.28.2016A Senate Judiciary subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report with an amendment. The amendment requires notice on partition provisions.05.05.2015 The House Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report.04.21.2015 The House Judiciary Committee adjourned debate on this bill.04.15.2015 The House Judiciary Special Laws subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report with amendments. As soon as the amendments are available, they will be posted here.Summary of the bill as introduced: Creates procedures for a court to follow in determining the value of the property and factors for a court to consider for different types of partitions.
Sponsor: James Smith House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Act No. 153 Status Date: 5/2/2016
Keywords: Property Taxes Week of 01.25.2016 Week of 02.01.2016 Week of 02.08.2016 Week of 02.15.2016 Week of 02.29.2016
Passed
H 3579 Restructures the SC Department of Transportation01.26.2015 The Senate Finance Committee discussed proposals to increase revenue, provide income tax reductions and restructure the SC DOT. 04.29.2015 The Senate Finance Committee gave this bill a favorable report with an amendment. The amendment strikes all of the language in the bill and replaces it with the language in S523.03.26.2015 The House Ways and Means Committee gave this bill a favorable report with amendments. One of the amendments allows cities, towns and counties to opt in or out of taking on state roads.03.24.2015 The House Ways and Means Revenue Policy subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report with amendments. Summary of the bill as introduced: Changes the structure of the DOT board to make all commissioners  appointed by the governor and serve at the pleasure of the governor and sets requirements for the selection of the candidates.
Sponsor: Gary Simrill House Com: Senate Com:
Status: House - Roll call Yeas-99 Nays-0 Status Date: 5/26/2016
Keywords: General Governance Transportation Week of 01.25.2016
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H 3685 Adds a $5 surcharge on all monetary penalties imposed by municipal courts03.22.2016 The Senate Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended by the subcommittee.03.15.2016 The Senate Judiciary Committee carried this bill over. 03.10.2016 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.02.02.2016 The House Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment removes the $5 surcharge and requires tickets to be electronically submitted to the SC DMV within five days of disposal.01.26.2015 The House Judiciary Committee adjourned debate on this bill.05.19.2015 The House Judiciary Committee adjourned debate on this bill.05.12.2015 The House Judiciary Committee adjourned debate on this bill.05.05.2015 The House Judiciary Committee adjourned debate on this bill.04.21.2015 The House Judiciary Committee adjourned debate on this bill.03.24.2015 The House Judiciary Committee adjourned debate on this bill.03.18.2015 The House Judiciary Special Laws subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report with an amendment. The amendment includes all tickets.Summary of the bill as introduced: Requires a $5 surcharge on all penalties imposed by a general sessions, magistrates or municipal court for misdemeanor traffic or non-traffic offenses where an electronic ticket or citation was issued.
Sponsor: Dennis Moss House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Act No. 185 Status Date: 5/31/2016
Keywords: Police Week of 01.25.2016 Week of 02.01.2016 Week of 03.07.2016 Week of 03.14.2016 Week of 03.21.2016
Passed
H 4457 Increases the civil jurisdiction of magistrates court 01.26.2016 The House Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended by the subcommittee.01.21.2016 The House Judiciary Constitutional Laws subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report with an amendment. The amendment increases the jurisdiction of magistrates court from $7,000 to $25,000.Summary of the bill as introduced: Increases the civil jurisdiction of magistrates court  from $7,500 to $15,000.
Sponsor: Chip Huggins House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 2/10/2016
Keywords: Courts House Week of 01.18.2016 Week of 01.25.2016
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H 4688 Makes it illegal to interfere with or reposition portable road closure signs03.09.2016 The House Education and Public Works Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended by the subcommittee.02.24.2016 The House Education and Public Works Transportation subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment allows for temporary movement and replacement of a traffic control device by an authorized person to allow him access to a premises. 02.03.2016 The House Education and Public Works Committee gave this bill a favorable report.01.27.2016 The House Education and Public Works Transportation subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Makes it illegal to interfere with or reposition portable road closure signs and devices.
Sponsor: Alan Clemmons House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Transportation Status Date: 3/17/2016
Keywords: Public Safety Transportation Week of 01.18.2016 Week of 01.25.2016 Week of 02.01.2016 Week of 02.22.2016 Week of 03.07.2016
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H 4717 Creates the South Carolina Farm Aid Fund03.15.2016 The Senate Finance Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment makes the board an advisory board and dissolves in two years. It also requires the SC Department of Agriculture to use existing resources to administer the grants. 03.15.2016 The Senate Finance Natural Resources and Economic Development subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report. 02.10.2016 The House Ways and Means Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendments require the governor’s declaration of a state of emergency to grant application eligibility and it adds that a grant must be used for agricultural production expenses and losses but not new equipment.01.28.2016 The House Ways and Means Revenue Policy subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report with an amendment. The amendment makes only technical changes.Summary of the bill as introduced: Creates a fund to assist farmers who have suffered at least a 40 percent loss of agricultural commodities as a result of a natural disaster. 
Sponsor: Brian White House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Act No. 174 Status Date: 5/24/2016
Keywords: Finance/Revenue/Taxes Week of 01.18.2016 Week of 01.25.2016 Week of 02.08.2016 Week of 03.14.2016
Passed
S 0163 Grants further duties to the Joint Legislative Committee on Municipal Incorporation to review charters of certain cities and towns04.12.2016 The Senate Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended by the subcommittee. There was also a minority report placed on the bill.04.05.2016 The Senate Judiciary Committee carried this bill over.03.22.2016 The Senate Judiciary Committee carried this bill over.03.15.2016 The Senate Judiciary Committee carried this bill over.03.01.2016 The Senate Judiciary Committee carried this bill over.02.16.2016 The Senate Judiciary Committee carried this bill over.02.10.2016 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment lowers the population threshold from 300 to 150. The amendment also requires a 2/3 vote of the legislative delegation and a written statement alleging failure to provide services to trigger a review regardless of population.01.28.2016 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee carried this bill over.Summary of the bill as introduced: Requires cities and towns whose population drops below 300 to show that it is maintaining municipal services at an adequate level to maintain its certificate of incorporation.
Sponsor: Greg Hembree House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Senate - Recommitted to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 5/31/2016
Keywords: Incorporation Week of 01.25.2016 Week of 02.08.2016 Week of 02.15.2016 Week of 02.29.2016 Week of 03.14.2016 Week of 03.21.2016 Week of 04.04.2016 Week of 04.11.2016
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S 0194 Dilapidated Buildings Act04.12.2016 The Senate Judiciary Committee recommitted this bill to the subcommittee.04.05.2016 The Senate Judiciary Committee carried this bill over.03.22.2016 The Senate Judiciary Committee carried this bill over.03.15.2016 The Senate Judiciary Committee carried this bill over.03.01.2016 The Senate Judiciary Committee carried this bill over.02.16.2016 The Senate Judiciary Committee carried this bill over.02.09.2016 The Senate Judiciary Committee carried this bill over.02.02.2016 The Senate Judiciary Committee carried this bill over.01.26.2016 The Senate Judiciary Committee carried this bill over.05.12.2015 The Senate Judiciary Committee did not take action on this bill although it was on the agenda. 04.28.2015 The Senate Judiciary Committee carried this bill over.04.22.2015 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report with an amendment. The amendment includes counties.Summary of the bill as introduced: Allows a municipality to bring a cause of action against the owner of property not in substantial compliance with municipal ordinances.  
Sponsor: Bradley Hutto House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Senate - Referred to Subcommittee: Hutto (ch), Gregory, Thurmond Status Date: 1/30/2015
Keywords: Blight Week of 01.25.2016 Week of 02.01.2016 Week of 02.08.2016 Week of 02.15.2016 Week of 02.29.2016 Week of 03.14.2016 Week of 03.21.2016 Week of 04.04.2016 Week of 04.11.2016
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S 0220 Amends the Omnibus Crime Reduction and Sentencing Reform Act of 201003.15.2016 The Senate Judiciary Committee recommitted this bill to the subcommittee.03.01.2016 The Senate Judiciary Committee carried this bill over.02.16.2016 The Senate Judiciary Committee carried this bill over.02.09.2016 The Senate Judiciary Committee carried this bill over.02.02.2016 The Senate Judiciary Committee carried this bill over.01.26.2016 The Senate Judiciary Committee carried this bill over.05.21.2015 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Makes numerous changes to the current law including restructuring the degrees of arson, prohibiting offenders from purchasing a firearm while on parole or probation, removing expungement for youthful offenders on the sexual offender registry and changing prison sentences.
Sponsor: Gerald Malloy House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Senate - Referred to Subcommittee: Malloy (ch), Campsen, Hembree Status Date: 4/7/2015
Keywords: Courts Public Safety Week of 01.25.2016 Week of 02.01.2016 Week of 02.08.2016 Week of 02.15.2016 Week of 02.29.2016 Week of 03.14.2016
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S 0267 Changes the adjournment date of the SC General Assembly05.19.2016 The House Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended by the subcommittee.05.05.2016 The House Judiciary Constitutional Laws subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment changes the adjournment date to the second Thursday in May subject to the call of the Speaker no later than current sine die to address matters in the traditional sine die resolution.01.26.2016 The Senate Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Changes the date for mandatory adjournment of the General Assembly from the first Thursday in June to the first Thursday in May.
Sponsor: Thomas Young House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Act No. 199 Status Date: 6/9/2016
Keywords: General Governance Week of 01.25.2016 Week of 05.02.2016 Week of 05.16.2016
Passed
S 0282 Makes several changes to the Tort Claims Act02.16.2016 The Senate Judiciary Committee recommitted this bill back to the subcommittee.02.09.2016 The Senate Judiciary Committee carried this bill over.02.02.2016 The Senate Judiciary Committee carried this bill over.01.26.2016 The Senate Judiciary Committee carried this bill over.05.12.2015 The Senate Judiciary Committee did not take action on this bill although it was on the agenda.04.28.2015 The Senate Judiciary Committee carried this bill over.04.21.2015 The Senate Judiciary Committee carried this bill over.04.14.2015 The Senate Judiciary Committee carried this bill over.03.19.2015 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee gave his bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Makes several changes to the Tort Claims Act including changes to the medical malpractice language and defective product language.
Sponsor: Shane Massey House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Senate - Referred to Subcommittee: Massey (ch), Coleman, Gregory Status Date: 2/20/2015
Keywords: Tort Reform Week of 01.25.2016 Week of 02.01.2016 Week of 02.08.2016 Week of 02.15.2016
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S 0561 Reforms the SC Department of Transportation01.28.2016 The full Senate Transportation Committee gave this bill a favorable report with amendments. The amendments creates a ten member commission nominated by each Council of Governments board and chosen by the governor. The commission then chooses the secretary of transportation.01.26.2016 A Senate Transportation subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment allows the governor to appoint seven commissioners from seven districts with the chairman of the commission also a member of the State Infrastructure Bank.01.20.2016 The Senate Transportation Committee recommitted this bill to the subcommittee.04.01.2015 The Senate Transportation Committee carried this bill over.03.25.2015 The Senate Transportation Committee carried this bill over.03.18.2015 The Senate Transportation DOT Reform subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report with an amendment. The amendment allows the governor to appoint one commissioner per congressional district with two at large seats with no two commission members from the same county.Summary of the bill as introduced: Changes the governing structure of the SC Department of Transportation.
Sponsor: Lawrence Grooms House Com: Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 4/27/2016
Keywords: General Governance Transportation Week of 01.18.2016 Week of 01.25.2016
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S 0647 Exempts a person from a criminal offense who photographs or records a law enforcement officer performing official duties01.26.2016 The Senate Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment makes interference with a law enforcement officer a misdemeanor. 05.12.2015 The Senate Judiciary Committee carried this bill over.04.30.2015 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report. Summary of the bill as introduced: Exempts a person from a criminal offense who photographs or records a law enforcement officer performing official duties while the officer is in a public place.
Sponsor: Gerald Malloy House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Senate - Recommitted to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 5/31/2016
Keywords: Police Week of 01.25.2016
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S 0649 Requires all law enforcement agencies to have written policies regarding investigations of officer involved deaths02.16.2016 The Senate Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment strikes all of the language in the bill and inserts language that requires development of written policies by the agency rather than the state. 02.09.2016 The Senate Judiciary Committee carried this bill over.02.02.2016 The Senate Judiciary Committee carried this bill over.01.26.2016 The Senate Judiciary Committee carried this bill over.05.12.2015 The Senate Judiciary Committee did not take action on this bill although it was on the agenda. 04.30.2015 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report. Summary of the bill as introduced: Requires all law enforcement agencies to have written polices regarding investigations of officer involved deaths.
Sponsor: Gerald Malloy House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Scrivener's error corrected Status Date: 2/19/2016
Keywords: Police Week of 01.25.2016 Week of 02.01.2016 Week of 02.08.2016 Week of 02.15.2016
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S 0650 Gives SLED exclusive authority and jurisdiction to investigate all officer-involved shootings that result in bodily injury or death03.22.2016 The Senate Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended.03.15.2016 The Senate Judiciary Committee carried this bill over.03.09.2016 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.01.26.2016 The Senate Judiciary Committee recommitted this bill to the subcommittee.05.12.2015 The Senate Judiciary Committee did not take action on this bill although it was on the agenda.04.30.2015 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Gives SLED exclusive authority and jurisdiction to investigate all officer-involved shootings that result in bodily injury or death, unless the bodily injury or death is caused by a SLED agent.  
Sponsor: John Scott House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Senate - Recommitted to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 5/31/2016
Keywords: Police Week of 01.25.2016 Week of 03.07.2016 Week of 03.14.2016 Week of 03.21.2016
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S 0928 Prohibits state agencies from taking action in relation to refugees placed in the state 01.26.2016 A Senate General subcommittee carried this bill over.01.19.2016 A Senate General subcommittee carried this bill over.Summary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits state agencies from taking action in relation to refugees placed in the state until new security measures are implemented by the federal government. The resolution also directs state and local law enforcement to confirm refugees placed in the state do not pose a safety risk.
Sponsor: Kevin Bryant House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on General Status Date: 1/13/2016
Keywords: General Governance Senate Week of 01.18.2016 Week of 01.25.2016
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S 0932 Revises an application deadline for property owned by certain members of the Armed Forces05.18.2016 The House Ways and Means Committee gave this bill a favorable report.05.04.2016 The House Ways and Means Property Tax subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.02.02.2016 The Senate Finance Committee gave this bill a favorable report.01.26.2016 The Senate Finance Property Tax subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report. Summary of the bill as introduced: Revises an application deadline for property owned by certain members of the Armed Forces related to property tax assessment ratios.
Sponsor: Sean Bennett House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Act No. 206 Status Date: 6/9/2016
Keywords: Property Taxes Senate Week of 01.25.2016 Week of 02.01.2016 Week of 05.02.2016 Week of 05.16.2016
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S 0997 Prohibits state or local funds from being expended for the benefit of refugees05.19.2016 The House Judiciary Committee adjourned debate on this bill.05.05.2016 The House Judiciary Constitutional Laws subcommittee did not report this bill out of subcommittee. The vote ended in a tie.04.28.2016 The House Judiciary Constitutional Laws subcommittee adjourned debate on this bill.01.27.2016 The full Senate General Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended by the subcommittee. 01.26.2016 A Senate General subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendments add a requirement of refugees to register with DSS, allows a civil cause of action and requires SLED to determine the safety of the refugees. 01.19.2016 A Senate General subcommittee carried this bill over.Summary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits state or local funds from being expended for the direct or indirect benefit of refugees until legislation specifically authorizes the expenditure.
Sponsor: Lee Bright House Com: Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 4/12/2016
Keywords: General Governance Week of 01.11.2016 Week of 01.18.2016 Week of 01.25.2016 Week of 04.25.2016 Week of 05.02.2016 Week of 05.16.2016
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