Bills Assigned to Keyword - Week of 02.15.2016 (15)

Date of Last Recorded Action: 10/9/2020


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 3972 Clarifies that a land use plan is not required to execute or record a deed02.16.2016 The Senate Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment removes the requirement for a land plan but requires a plat before a subdivision is approved.02.11.2016 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment clarifies that a county may require a plat be recorded by the grantee along with the deed.05.19.2015 The House Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report.05.13.2015 The House Judiciary Special Laws subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Clarifies that the submission of a land use plan is not a prerequisite and may not be required to record a deed.
Sponsor: Dwight Loftis House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Act No. 144 Status Date: 3/17/2016
Keywords: Planning/Zoning Week of 02.08.2016 Week of 02.15.2016
Passed
H 4565 Makes changes to the Dams and Reservoirs Safety Act02.25.2016 The House Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs Committee recommitted this bill back to the subcommittee.02.24.2016 The House Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs Agriculture subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment makes technical changes to the existing bill.02.17.2016 The House Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs Agriculture subcommittee adjourned debate on this bill. 01.20.2016 The House Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs Agriculture subcommittee adjourned debate on this bill.Summary of the bill as introduced: Provides further requirements, regulatory provisions and procedures for dam and reservoir safety including dam classification, permitting, registration, inspection, emergency action and maintenance plans, and financial assurance requirement.
Sponsor: James Lucas House Com: Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs Status Date: 1/12/2016
Keywords: General Governance House Week of 01.18.2016 Week of 02.15.2016 Week of 02.22.2016
Of Interest
H 4857 Requires coal combustion residuals to be placed in a Class 3 landfill 02.16.2016 The Senate Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment exempts ash used in recycling applications and ash disposed of by electric company generators at the generation site.Summary of the bill as introduced: Requires coal combustion residuals that result from the production of electricity to be placed in a Class 3 landfill.
Sponsor: Davey Hiott House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Act No. 138 Status Date: 3/7/2016
Keywords: Electric Week of 02.08.2016 Week of 02.15.2016
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
Of Interest
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
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S 0289 Creates the offense of assault and battery on a law enforcement officer04.12.2016 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.02.11.2016 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Clarifies that a person who illegally injures a law enforcement officer, EMS provider or firefighter commits the offense of assault and battery of a high and aggravated nature.
Sponsor: Thomas Alexander House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Senate - Referred to Subcommittee: Hutto (ch), Corbin, Young Status Date: 3/20/2015
Keywords: Police 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
Of Interest
S 0626 Exempts 80 percent of the fair market value of property taxes on a renewable energy resource05.18.2016 The House Ways and Means Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended by the subcommittee.05.17.2016 The House Ways and Means Revenue Policy subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment includes property owned by the Pinewood Site Custodial Trust as eligible for the income tax credit for certain solar energy property. 04.21.2016 The House Judiciary Constitutional Laws subcommittee carried this bill over.02.16.2016 The Senate Finance Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment changes the effective date from 2015 to 2016.05.19.2015 The Senate Finance Committee carried this bill over.05.12.2015 The Senate Finance Property Taxation subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report with an amendment. As soon as the amendment is available, it will be posted.Summary of the bill as introduced: Exempts 80 percent of the fair market value of a renewable energy resource for 10 years.
Sponsor: Chauncey Gregory House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Senate - Returned to House with amendments Status Date: 6/2/2016
Keywords: Property Taxes Week of 02.15.2016 Week of 04.18.2016 Week of 05.16.2016
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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
Of Interest
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
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S 1061 Requires coal combustion residuals to be placed in a Class 3 landfill02.16.2016 The Senate Judiciary Committee referred this bill back to the subcommittee.02.10.2016 The Senate Judiciary subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment specifies that the solid waste referenced in the bill is commercial solid waste.Summary of the bill as introduced: Requires coal combustion residuals that result from the production of electricity to be placed in a Class 3 landfill.
Sponsor: Larry Martin House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Senate - Referred to Subcommittee: Rankin (ch), Hutto, Turner Status Date: 2/4/2016
Keywords: Electric Week of 02.01.2016 Week of 02.08.2016 Week of 02.15.2016
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