Bills Assigned to Keyword - Week of 03.20.2017 (11)

Date of Last Recorded Action: 12/6/2017


H 3055 Stop the School House to Jail House Pipeline Act05.02.2017 The Senate Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report.04.27.2017 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.03.21.2017 The House Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended by the subcommittee. 03.02.2017 The House Judiciary Criminal Laws subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment strikes the entire bill except the language that creates a Disturbing Schools Study Committee. The amendment changes the report date to March 2018.02.16.2017 THe House Judiciary Criminal Laws subcommittee adjourned debate on this bill.Summary of the bill as introduced: Creates a study committee on juvenile justice that includes disturbing schools policy.
Sponsor: Leola Robinson-Simpson House Com: Judy Senate Com: Judy
Status: Committee report: Favorable Judiciary Status Date: 5/3/2017
Keywords: House Public Safety Week of 02.13.2017 Week of 02.27.2017 Week of 03.20.2017 Week of 04.24.2017 Week of 05.01.2017
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H 3150 Removes a municipality's authority not to conduct general elections 05.02.2017 The Senate Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment strikes the section consolidating elections to November of even years. Another amendment was passed that allows a ranked ballot to be sent to overseas voters immediately following the 5th Congressional district primary.03.21.2017 THe House Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report.03.09.2017 The House Judiciary Election Laws subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Removes a municipality's authority to declare a winner without conducting a general election where only one candidate registers and no write-in candidates declare candidacy within 14 days of the close of the filing period.
Sponsor: Laurie Funderburk House Com: Judy Senate Com: Judy
Status: Act No. 15 Status Date: 5/15/2017
Keywords: Elections House Week of 03.06.2017 Week of 03.20.2017 Week of 05.01.2017
Passed
H 3290 Authorizes law enforcement officers to reissue a uniform traffic ticket for another offense incident to a plea negotiation or agreement03.28.2017 The House Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report.03.23.2017 The House Judiciary Criminal Laws subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Authorizes law enforcement officers to reissue a uniform traffic ticket for another offense incident to a plea negotiation or agreement.
Sponsor: Leonidas Stavrinakis House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: Referred to Committee on Transportation Status Date: 4/5/2017
Keywords: House Police Week of 03.20.2017 Week of 03.27.2017
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H 3599 S.C. Equal Pay for Equal Work Act03.22.2017 The House Judiciary Special Laws subcommittee carried this bill over.Summary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits paying wages to employees of one gender at a lesser rate than the rate paid to employees of the opposite sex for comparable work.
Sponsor: Gilda Cobb-Hunter House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Whipper, Brown Status Date: 3/23/2017
Keywords: Employment/Personnel Week of 01.30.2017 Week of 03.20.2017
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H 3685 Adjusts the dates of special elections to comply with the S.C. Uniform Military and Overseas Voters Act03.21.2017 The House Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment shortens the filing period  from 10 days to 8 days after a vacancy occurs.03.09.2017 The House Judiciary Election Laws subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Adjusts the dates on which primaries, runoff primaries and special elections must be held to comply with the S.C. Uniform Military and Overseas Voters Act.
Sponsor: Rick Quinn House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 3/29/2017
Keywords: Elections Week of 02.06.2017 Week of 03.06.2017 Week of 03.20.2017
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H 3931 Requires certain nonprofit organizations that receive more than $100 in public funds to submit a quarterly expenditure report 03.28.2017 The House Ways and Means Committee adjourned debate on this bill.03.21.2017 The House Ways and Means Committee adjourned debate on this bill.Summary of the bill as introduced: Requires certain nonprofit organizations that receive more than $100 in public funds to submit a quarterly expenditure report to the awarding jurisdiction.
Sponsor: William Herbkersman House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Referred to Committee on Ways and Means Status Date: 3/7/2017
Keywords: Finance/Revenue/Taxes Week of 03.06.2017 Week of 03.20.2017 Week of 03.27.2017
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S 0003 Provisions for Cost of Animal Care Act of 201705.02.2017 The House Judiciary Committee recommitted this bill to the House Judiciary Criminal Laws subcommittee. 04.27.2017 The House Judiciary Constitutional Laws subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.03.23.2017 The Senate Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment allows for a request of a trial at the discretion of the court. It also ensures the accused pays for the care up to the trial.Summary of the bill as introduced: Allows the custodian of an animal taken into custody because of civil  or criminal violations by its owner to petition the court for expenses related to caring for the animal. 
Sponsor: Luke Rankin House Com: Judy Senate Com: ANR
Status: Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 4/4/2017
Keywords: General Governance Senate Week of 03.20.2017 Week of 04.24.2017 Week of 05.01.2017
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S 0131 Restructures the offenses that involve disturbing schools03.21.2017 The Senate Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment requires than an administrator must be brought in when practical before law enforcement is contacted to remove a suspended student.03.07.2017 The Senate Judiciary Committee carried this bill over.02.21.2017 The Senate Judiciary Committee did not take action on this bill although it was on the agenda.02.15.2017 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report. Summary of the bill as introduced: Restructures the offenses and penalties into a delineated list of actions that involve disturbing schools.
Sponsor: Maymia McLeod House Com: Judy Senate Com: Judy
Status: Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 4/18/2017
Keywords: Police Senate Week of 02.13.2017 Week of 02.20.2017 Week of 03.06.2017 Week of 03.20.2017
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S 0148 Revises the method of setting base salaries for magistrates04.18.2017 The Senate Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment phases in an increase in filing fees across all county courts to pay for increases in salaries. The amendment also indexes mandatory contributions with excess funds being returned to donor counties. 03.21.2017 The Senate Judiciary Committee carried this bill over.03.16.2017 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment changes the effective date for filing fees and salary increases and specifies how funds are remitted among counties.02.01.2017 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee carried this bill over.Summary of the bill as introduced: Revises the method of setting base salaries for magistrates and provides additional supplements to full-time chief and assistant chief magistrates.
Sponsor: Bradley Hutto House Com: Senate Com: Judy
Status: Scrivener's error corrected Status Date: 4/21/2017
Keywords: Courts Senate Week of 01.30.2017 Week of 03.13.2017 Week of 03.20.2017 Week of 04.17.2017
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S 0289 South Carolina Crime Victim Services Act04.25.2017 The House Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment moves all of the victims' programs to the Attorney General's office. 04.25.2017 The House Judiciary Constitutional Laws subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.03.21.2017 The Senate Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment only makes technical changes.03.07.2017 The Senate Judiciary Committee carried this bill over.03.01.2017 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report with technical amendments.Summary of the bill as introduced: Restructures and consolidates victims' services in the state.
Sponsor: Katrina Shealy House Com: Judy Senate Com: Judy
Status: Act No. 96 Status Date: 6/22/2017
Keywords: Public Safety Week of 01.23.2017 Week of 02.27.2017 Week of 03.06.2017 Week of 03.20.2017 Week of 04.24.2017
Passed
S 0324 Allows retired and active judges and clerks of court to carry a concealed weapon 04.18.2017 The Senate Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. As soon as the amendment is written, it will be available in the tracking system. 03.21.2017 The Senate Judiciary Committee carried this bill over.03.07.2017 The Senate Judiciary Committee carried this bill over.02.21.2017 The Senate Judiciary Committee did not take action on this bill even though it was on the agenda.02.15.2017 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Allows retired and active judges and clerks of court to carry a concealed weapon.
Sponsor: Harvey Peeler House Com: Senate Com: Judy
Status: Scrivener's error corrected Status Date: 5/9/2017
Keywords: Public Safety Week of 01.30.2017 Week of 02.13.2017 Week of 02.20.2017 Week of 03.06.2017 Week of 03.20.2017 Week of 04.17.2017
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