Legislation Sponsored by James Smith (11)

Date of Last Recorded Action: 10/9/2020


H 3153 Requires certain statements made during a police interrogation to be audio or video recordedSummary of the bill as introduced: Requires certain statements made during a questioning or interrogation to be audio or video recorded.
Sponsor: James Smith House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Scrivener's error corrected Status Date: 1/16/2015
Keywords: Police
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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 3564 Requires permitting and expansion for surface water withdrawals05.06.2015 The House Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs Agriculture subcommittee adjourned debate on this bill.Summary of the bill as introduced: Requires permitting for new withdrawals and for expansion of existing registrations for surface water withdrawals for agricultural uses.
Sponsor: James Smith House Com: Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs Status Date: 2/11/2015
Keywords: Water
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H 3725 Makes changes to the SC Abandoned Buildings Revitalization Act 05.19.2015 The Senate Finance Committee gave this bill a favorable report. 04.22.2015 The House Ways and Means Committee gave this bill a favorable report with an amendment. The amendment conforms the bill to the Senate version of the bill, S532.04.15.2015 The House Ways and Means Sales and Income Tax subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report with amendments. The amendment removes the solar reference and reduces the cap from one million to $500,000.Summary of the bill as introduced: Adds the definition of state-owned abandoned buildings and certain tax credits for rehabilitating state-owned buildings.
Sponsor: James Smith House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Act No. 68 Status Date: 6/15/2015
Keywords: Finance/Revenue/Taxes
Passed
H 3949 Prohibits discrimination in employment because of sexual orientation or gender identity05.14.2015 The House Judiciary Constitutional Laws subcommittee adjourned debate on this bill.Summary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits discrimination in employment because of sexual orientation or gender identity.
Sponsor: James Smith House Com: Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 4/14/2015
Keywords: Employment/Personnel
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H 3977 Authorizes a county government to require properties to be clean and free of rubbishSummary of the bill as introduced: Authorizes a county government to require, by ordinance, property owners to keep a lot or other property clean and free of rubbish.
Sponsor: James Smith House Com: Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs Status Date: 4/14/2015
Keywords: General Governance
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H 4506 Creates the South Carolina Disaster Relief FundSummary of the bill as introduced: Creates a disaster relief fund to assist individuals who have suffered damage or loss as a result of a natural disaster.
Sponsor: James Smith House Com: Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Ways and Means Status Date: 1/12/2016
Keywords: Finance/Revenue/Taxes House
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H 4573 Extends the date for the report from the State and Local Level Veterans Issues Study Committee01.20.2016 THh House Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs Military and Public Affairs subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Extends the date for the report from the State and Local Level Veterans Issues Study Committee and requires biennial reports.
Sponsor: James Smith House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on General Status Date: 1/28/2016
Keywords: General Governance House Week of 01.18.2016
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H 4630 Uniform Electronic Recordation of Custodial Interrogations ActSummary of the bill as introduced: Outlines the circumstances in which a law enforcement officer or agency must electronically record a custodial interrogation.
Sponsor: James Smith House Com: Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/12/2016
Keywords: Police Week of 01.11.2016
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H 4631 Requires insurance plans to continue to cover a firefigher who is unable to work because of a work-related injurySummary of the bill as introduced: Requires an accident or health insurance plan to continue to provide coverage to a firefighter who is unable to work as a result of an injury sustained in the course of employment.
Sponsor: James Smith House Com: Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry Status Date: 1/12/2016
Keywords: Fire Health Insurance Week of 01.11.2016
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H 4784 Requires all municipalities and counties to inspect exterior balconies03.15.2016 The House Labor, Commerce and Industry Real Estate subcommittee adjourned debate on this bill.Summary of the bill as introduced: Requires all municipalities and counties to inspect exterior balconies in certain residential properties to determine if the balcony meets the requirements of the International Building Code.
Sponsor: James Smith House Com: Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry Status Date: 1/28/2016
Keywords: General Governance Week of 01.25.2016 Week of 03.14.2016
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