Bills Assigned to Keyword - Week of 02.01.2016 (16)

Date of Last Recorded Action: 10/9/2020


H 3184 Makes numerous changes to the current state ethics law02.02.2016 The Senate Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment makes changes to the appointment and structure of the state Ethics Commission. It also provides new procedures for the investigation of ethics complaints against elected officials.01.20.2015 The House Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended by the subcommittee last week. The subcommittee added the language from H3185 to this bill. H3185 adds a chapter in the current law that changes and expands penalties for ethics violations.01.14.2015 The House Judiciary Constitutional Laws subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The subcommmittee added the language from H3185 to H3184.Summary of the bill as introduced: Reconstitutes the state ethics commission membership and their duties and responsibilities to receive complaints about members of the General Assembly.
Sponsor: Thomas Pope House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Act No. 282 Status Date: 7/7/2016
Keywords: Ethics Week of 02.01.2016
Passed
H 3191 Creates the Office of Freedom of Information Act Review with in Administrative Law Court03.15.2016 The Senate Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended by the subcommittee. There was a minority report placed on the bill.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.02.03.2016 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report with an amendment. The amendment provides that an appeal from the Administrative Law Court automatically halts the the FOIA production requirement. The amendment also clarifies that a public body has the ability to appeal an action to the Office of FOIA review, it adds greater flexibility to the final documentation production time and protects public bodies from FOIA requests that seek personal information for commercial solicitation.01.21.2016 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee met and heard testimony on this bill but did not take action.05.20.2015 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee adjourned debate on this bill.05.13.2015 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee carried this bill over.05.06.2015 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee carried this bill over.02.10.2015 The House Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report with amendments. The amendments set attorney's fees, remove two hours of free time for records retrieval that was included in the previous versions, and specifies that the 30 day production deadline doesn't start running until the 25 percent deposit has been paid by the party submitting a request. 02.04.2015 The House Judiciary Constitutional Laws subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Creates the Office of Freedom of Information Act Review within Administrative Law Court and reduces the time in which a public body has to respond to requests from 15 days to ten days.
Sponsor: Weston Newton House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Scrivener's error corrected Status Date: 3/17/2016
Keywords: FOIA Week of 01.18.2016 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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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 3440 Makes several changes to the current law on mopeds03.16.2016 The Senate Transportation Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended by the subcommittee.02.16.2016 A Senate Transportation subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendments removes the requirement for a flashing red light and sets the minimum age for a moped license from 14 years old to 15 years old.02.02.2016 A Senate Transportation subcommittee carried this bill over.05.28.2015 The House Education and Public Works Committee gave this bill a favorable report with an amendment. The amendment adds language to the bill to require mopeds to always travel in the right lane, except when they are making a left turn. 05.20.2015 The House Education and Public Works Transportation subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report with an amendment. The amendment makes the bill more comprehensive to require moped registration.05.05.2015 The House Education and Public Works Transportation subcommittee adjourned debate on this bill.04.21.2015 The House Education and Public Works Transportation subcommittee adjourned debate on this bill.03.05.2015 The House Education and Public Works Transportation subcommittee adjourned debate on this bill.02.12.2015 The House Education and Public Works Transportation subcommittee adjourned debate on this bill.Summary of the bill as introduced: Requires a moped to be registered, carry insurance and may not be operated on a public road with a speed limit greater than 35 miles per hour. 
Sponsor: William Crosby House Com: Senate Com:
Status: House - Veto overridden by originating body Yeas-69 Nays-33 Status Date: 6/15/2016
Keywords: Public Safety Week of 02.01.2016 Week of 02.15.2016 Week of 03.14.2016
Graveyard
H 3576 Defines coaches of youth sports organizations as independent contractors02.25.2016 The Senate Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee gave this bill a favorable report.02.03.2016 The Senate Labor, Commerce and Industry Labor and Employment subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment includes language requested by the U.S. Department of Labor assuring that coaches working for non-profit sports entities impacted are contract employees not eligible for unemployment benefits.Summary of the bill as introduced: Clarifies that certain written agreements between nonprofit youth sports organizations and coaches provide evidence that the coach is an independent contractor rather than an employee of the organization.
Sponsor: Bruce Bannister House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Act No. 155 Status Date: 5/2/2016
Keywords: General Governance Week of 02.01.2016 Week of 02.22.2016
Passed
H 3653 Allows law enforcement agencies to enter into a multijurisdictional task force agreement04.19.2016 The Senate Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment restricts political subdivisions from entering into mutual aid agreements for the sole purpose of "speed enforcement." 04.12.2016 The Senate Judiciary Committee carried this bill over.04.05.2016 The Senate Judiciary Committee carried this bill over.03.23.2016 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment prohibits municipalities from entering into mutual aid agreements for the enforcement of municipal ordinances or for the sole purpose of speed enforcement.02.24.2016 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee carried this bill over.02.09.2016 The House Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment resolves a conflict between counties and sheriffs.02.04.2016 The House Judiciary Criminal Laws subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment allows city and town councils to enter into multijurisdictional agreements once and let it stand until revoked rather than entering into an agreement each time it is needed. Summary of the bill as introduced: Authorizes a law enforcement agency to enter into mutual aid agreements or multi jurisdictional task force agreements with other law enforcement providers as may be necessary.
Sponsor: Thomas Pope House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Act No. 222 Status Date: 6/9/2016
Keywords: Police Public Safety Week of 02.01.2016 Week of 02.08.2016 Week of 02.22.2016 Week of 03.21.2016 Week of 04.04.2016 Week of 04.11.2016 Week of 04.18.2016
Passed
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 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
Of Interest
H 4712 Classifies off-premise outdoor advertising signs as personal property04.05.2016 The Senate Finance Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended by the subcommittee.03.22.2016 The Senate Finance Property Taxation subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment eliminates any loopholes for structures other than billboards.02.10.2016 The House Ways and Means Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment requires both written and electronic notice to the assessor if a mistake is made.02.04.2016 The House Ways and Means Property Tax subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment requires written notification from property owners for 2014 and 2015 changes in assessments.Summary of the bill as introduced: Classifies off-premise outdoor advertising signs as personal property and requires an off-premise sign site to be taxed at its value that existed before the erection of the sign.
Sponsor: Brian White House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Act No. 167 Status Date: 5/6/2016
Keywords: Property Taxes Week of 01.18.2016 Week of 02.01.2016 Week of 02.08.2016 Week of 03.21.2016 Week of 04.04.2016
Passed
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
Of Interest
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
Of Interest
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
Of Interest
S 0868 Outlines procedures for the exercise of eminent domain by pipeline companies05.19.2016 The House Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended by the subcommittee.05.17.2016 The House Judiciary General and Family Laws subcommitee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment changes the five year moratorium for the exercise of eminent domain by pipeline companies to “up to five years.” 02.09.2016 The Senate Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment restricts private companies that are not public utilities from exercising eminent domain.02.04.2016 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment denies an unregulated privately-owned company the use of eminent domain to acquire property over which to run its utility lines. The amendment also creates a study committee. Summary of the bill as introduced: Outlines procedures for the exercise of eminent domain by pipeline companies.
Sponsor: Thomas Young House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Act No. 205 Status Date: 6/9/2016
Keywords: Eminent Domain Week of 02.01.2016 Week of 02.08.2016 Week of 05.16.2016
Passed
S 0913 Includes police vehicle mounted video and audio recordings in the Freedom of Information Act05.19.2016 The House Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended by the subcommittee.05.18.2016 The House Judiciary Constiututional Laws subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment strikes all of the language in S913 and replaces it with the language from H3191, the House bill that creates the Office of FOIA Review within the Administrative Law Court. 03.22.2016 The Senate Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report.03.17.2016 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment matches the language to the federal standard and allows the court to determine whether a video should be redacted or withheld if it includes last words.02.18.2016 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee carried this bill over.02.04.2016 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee carried this bill over.Summary of the bill as introduced: Includes law enforcement vehicle-mounted video and audio recordings in the list of specific categories of information that is to be made public under the Freedom of Information Act.
Sponsor: Larry Martin House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Senate - Conference committee appointed Larry Martin, Hembree, Bright Matthews Status Date: 6/1/2016
Keywords: FOIA Senate Week of 02.01.2016 Week of 02.15.2016 Week of 03.14.2016 Week of 03.21.2016 Week of 05.16.2016
Of Interest
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
Passed







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