Bills Assigned to Keyword - Public Safety (61)

Date of Last Recorded Action: 10/9/2020


H 3003 Prohibits the operation of a moped on state public highways and streets01.28.2015 The House Education and Public Works Transportation subcommittee adjourned debate on this bill.Summary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits a person from operating a moped along the state's public highways and streets.
Sponsor: Davey Hiott House Com: Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Education and Public Works Status Date: 1/13/2015
Keywords: Public Safety
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H 3008 Prohibits a local governing body from enacting an ordinance that conflicts with a state highway traffic law02.05.2014 The House Judiciary Criminal Laws subcommittee adjourned debate on this bill.Summary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits a local governing body from passing an ordinance that conflicts with a state statute regulating highway traffic.
Sponsor: Jimmy Bales House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Scrivener's error corrected Status Date: 6/4/2015
Keywords: Public Safety
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H 3042 Requires moped drivers and passengers to wear safety yellow reflective vestsSummary of the bill as introduced: Requires a person operating a moped and his passengers to wear safety yellow reflective vests.
Sponsor: Chandra Dillard House Com: Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Felder, Pitts Status Date: 1/15/2015
Keywords: Public Safety
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H 3056 Requires a background check before a person can be employed by a law enforcement agencySummary of the bill as introduced: Requires that before a person is employed by a law enforcement agency in this state, he or she must undergo a criminal background check that spans at least 10 years.
Sponsor: Wendell Gilliard House Com: Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/13/2015
Keywords: Employment/Personnel Public Safety
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H 3057 Requires all law enforcement agencies to equip officers with body camerasSummary of the bill as introduced: Requires all law enforcement agencies to equip officers with body cameras.
Sponsor: Wendell Gilliard House Com: Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: King, Mitchell Status Date: 4/14/2015
Keywords: Public Safety
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H 3061 Imposes an additional surcharge on traffic offenses assigned six points or greaterSummary of the bill as introduced: Imposes an additional surcharge of $250 on conviction of traffic offenses assigned six points or other offenses from operating a motor vehicle while under the influence or driving with a suspended license.
Sponsor: Stephen Goldfinch House Com: Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/13/2015
Keywords: Finance/Revenue/Taxes Public Safety
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H 3115 Prohibits municipalities from regulating knives and guns03.17.2015 The House Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report.03.05.2015 The House Judiciary General and Family Laws subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report with an amendment. The amendment clarifies that local governments may enforce state or federal laws that regulate knives and firearms. The amendment also clarifies that local governments may regulate the careless or negligent discharge or public brandishment of knives and firearms.Summary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits municipalities from enacting, enforcing or promulgating any regulation or ordinance that regulates or attempts to regulate the transfer, ownership, possession, carrying or transportation of knives, guns or ammunition.
Sponsor: Michael Pitts House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 3/31/2015
Keywords: General Governance Public Safety
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H 3129 Makes it illegal to operate a motor vehicle along a highway without a working speedometerSummary of the bill as introduced: Makes it illegal to operate a motor vehicle along a highway without a working speedometer.
Sponsor: Todd Rutherford House Com: Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/13/2015
Keywords: Public Safety
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H 3139 Creates an expedited forfeiture return policySummary of the bill as introduced: Outlines the process of the expedited return of certain property and monies seized when forfeiture proceedings have not been instituted and charges have not been filed withing 30 days of seizure.
Sponsor: Todd Rutherford House Com: Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/13/2015
Keywords: Public Safety
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H 3142 Creates certain requirements for mopeds04.01.2015 The Senate Transportation Committee gave this bill a favorable report.03.31.2015 A Senate Transportation subcommittee carried this bill over.02.11.2015 The House Education and Public Works Committee gave this bill a favorable report.01.28.2015 The House Education and Public Works Transportation subcommittee gave this bill a favorable reportSummary of the bill as introduced: Regulates mopeds on public roads and requires flashing lights and reflective vests to be worn by moped operators and passengers.
Sponsor: Mike Ryhal House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Transportation Status Date: 3/18/2015
Keywords: Public Safety
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H 3158 Establishes a policy of progressive discipline for officers at the SC Department of Public Safety Summary of the bill as introduced: Establishes a policy of progressive discipline for officers at the SC Department of Public Safety
Sponsor: Kit Spires House Com: Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/13/2015
Keywords: Public Safety
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H 3165 Defines mopeds as motor vehicles04.01.2015 The Senate Transportation Committee gave this bill a favorable report.03.31.2015 A Senate Transportation subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.02.11.2015 The House Education and Public Works Committee gave this bill a favorable report. 01.28.2015 The House Education and Public Works Transportation subcommittee gave this bill a favorable reportSummary of the bill as introduced: Defines mopeds as motor vehicles and not as motorcycles.
Sponsor: Edward Tallon House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Senate - Committee report: Favorable Transportation Status Date: 4/14/2015
Keywords: Public Safety
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H 3168 SC Emergency Management Law Enforcement Act04.28.2015 The Senate Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report.04.21.2015 The Senate Judiciary Committee carried this bill over.04.15.2015 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.02.03.2015 The House Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report.01.29.2015 The House Judiciary Criminal Laws subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Outlines procedures for the use of out-of-state officers who are deployed to the state in accordance with the provisions of the Emergency Management Assistance Compact.
Sponsor: Edward Tallon House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Act No. 35 Status Date: 6/5/2015
Keywords: Public Safety
Passed
H 3213 Requires law enforcement officers to notify DMV of medical conditions of drivers04.29.2015 The Senate Transportation Committee gave this bill a favorable report.03.19.2015 A Senate Transportation subcommittee carried this bill over. 02.11.2015 The House Education and Public Works Committee gave this bill a favorable report. 02.04.2015 The House Education and Public Works Public Safety subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Requires law enforcement officers who suspect that a motor vehicle accident was the result of a driver's loss of consciousness due to a medical condition to notify DMV of the determination.
Sponsor: Wayne George House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Transportation Status Date: 2/24/2015
Keywords: Public Safety
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H 3285 Defines the term tracking deviceSummary of the bill as introduced: Defines the term tracking device and creates the offense and penalties of a tracking device.
Sponsor: Todd Rutherford House Com: Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/13/2015
Keywords: Public Safety
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H 3289 Makes distracted driving illegalSummary of the bill as introduced: Makes it illegal to drive a vehicle while distracted. This bill creates penalties for distracted driving and allows a warning ticket to be issued to a drive rwhose actions could result in a distracted driving violation.
Sponsor: William Crosby House Com: Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/13/2015
Keywords: Public Safety
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H 3306 Keeps employers from creating policies that prohibits firearms in vehicles03.05.2015 The House Judiciary General and Family Laws subcommittee adjourned debate on this bill.Summary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits a business entity, property owner, or public or private employer from creating or maintaining a policy that prohibits a person from storing legally possessed ammunition or a firearm in an enclosed compartment or area with the person's privately owned locked motor vehicle. 
Sponsor: Garry Smith House Com: Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Yow, Clemmons Status Date: 3/10/2015
Keywords: Public Safety
Of Interest
H 3411 Restructures the penalties for illegaly carrying a handgunSummary of the bill as introduced: Restructures penalties for illegally carrying a handgun.
Sponsor: Wendell Gilliard House Com: Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/22/2015
Keywords: Public Safety
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H 3433 Domestic Violence Reform Act03.24.2015 The House Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report with amendments. As soon as the amendments are available, they will be posted here.03.19.2015 The House Judiciary Criminal Laws subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report with an amendment. As soon as the amendment is available, it will be posted here.03.05.2015 The House Judiciary Criminal Laws subcommittee did not take action on this bill although it was on the agenda.Summary of the bill as introduced: Restructures the domestic violence offenses by graduating the penalties into degrees.
Sponsor: Shannon Erickson House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 4/21/2015
Keywords: Public Safety
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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
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H 3446 Increases penalties for failure to stop for a law enforcement officer03.17.2015 The House Education and Public Works Public Safety subcommittee adjourned debate on this bill.02.10.2015 The House Education and Public Works Public Safety subcommittee adjourned debate on this bill.Summary of the bill as introduced: Increases penalties associated with failure to stop when signaled to stop by a law enforcement vehicle.
Sponsor: William Crosby House Com: Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Education and Public Works Status Date: 1/28/2015
Keywords: Public Safety
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H 3463 Creates circumstances for commerical vehicles in the left lane of a highwaySummary of the bill as introduced: Outlines the circumstances when it is legal to drive a commercial motor vehicle in the left lane of an interstate highway and also provides the circumstances when a traffic ticket may be issued.
Sponsor: William Crosby House Com: Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Education and Public Works Status Date: 1/29/2015
Keywords: Public Safety Transportation
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H 3572 Requires golf carts to have a permit decal and registration01.13.2016 The House Education and Public Works Transportation subcommittee adjourned debate on this bill.Summary of the bill as introduced: Requires an owner of a golf cart to obtain a permit decal and registration to operate a golf cart along a public road or highway.
Sponsor: Stephen Goldfinch House Com: Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Education and Public Works Status Date: 2/11/2015
Keywords: Public Safety Transportation Week of 01.11.2016
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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
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H 3700 Requires removal of arrest records on websites if the charges have been dismissed or dischargedSummary of the bill as introduced: Requires removal of arrest records on websites within 30 days if the charges have been dismissed, discharged or the person is found not guilty.
Sponsor: Peter McCoy House Com: Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 2/24/2015
Keywords: Police Public Safety
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Municipal Association of South Carolina
1411 Gervais St., PO Box 12109, Columbia, SC 29211
Phone: 803.799.9574, Fax: 803.933.1299, mail@masc.sc