Bills Assigned to Keyword - Public Safety (30)

Date of Last Recorded Action: 12/6/2017


H 3006 Requires movie theaters, sporting arenas and concert venues to install and operate metal detectorsSummary of the bill as introduced: Requires movie theaters, sporting arenas and concert venues to install and operate metal detectors.
Sponsor: Wendell Gilliard House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/10/2017
Keywords: House Public Safety
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H 3037 Requires flags to be lowered upon the death of a EMS workerSummary of the bill as introduced: Requires flags to be lowered upon the death of a EMS worker in addition to firefighters and law enforcement officers.
Sponsor: Gregory Duckworth House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/10/2017
Keywords: Public Safety
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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 3073 Limits the time a train may block four-lane street intersections in municipalities during certain periods of timeSummary of the bill as introduced: Limits the time a train may block four-lane street intersections in municipalities during certain periods of time.
Sponsor: Jackson Whipper House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/10/2017
Keywords: House Public Safety Transportation
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H 3174 Allows victims advocates employed by law enforcement agencies to carry a concealed weapon while on dutySummary of the bill as introduced: Allows victims advocates employed by law enforcement agencies to carry a concealed weapon while on duty.
Sponsor: Merita Allison House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/10/2017
Keywords: House Public Safety
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H 3187 Removes the exemption that prohibits firefighters, EMS workers and other first responders from carrying a handgunSummary of the bill as introduced: Removes the exemption that prohibits firefighters, EMS workers and other first responders from carrying a handgun.
Sponsor: James Burns House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/10/2017
Keywords: House Public Safety
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H 3205 Allows retired judges and clerks of court to carry a concealed weapon while on dutySummary of the bill as introduced: Allows retired judges and clerks of court to carry a concealed weapon while on duty.
Sponsor: Thomas Pope House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Thayer, Putnam Status Date: 3/2/2017
Keywords: House Public Safety
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H 3247 Makes several changes to the current law on mopeds02.08.2017 The House Education and Public Works Committee gave this bill a favorable report.02.07.2017 The House Education and Public Works Transportation subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.01.25.2017 The House Education and Public Works Transportation subcommittee adjourned debate on this bill.01.18.2017 The House Education and Public Works Transportation subcommittee adjourned debate on this bill.Summary of the bill as introduced: Defines a moped as a cycle, defined as a motor vehicle, with or without pedals, to permit propulsion by human power, that travels on no more than three wheels in contact with the ground powered by gas, electricity, alternative fuel, or a hybrid combination.
Sponsor: William Crosby House Com: EdPW Senate Com: Tran
Status: Act No. 89 Status Date: 5/31/2017
Keywords: House Public Safety Week of 01.16.2017 Week of 01.23.2017 Week of 02.06.2017
Passed
H 3278 Prohibits a state, county or municipal detention facility from keeping an inmate from meeting with his attorney03.14.2017 A Senate Corrections and Penology subcommittee carried this bill over.02.07.2017 The House Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report.02.02.2017 The House Judiciary Criminal Laws subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits a state, county or municipal detention facility from keeping an inmate from meeting with his attorney.
Sponsor: Todd Rutherford House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: Referred to Committee on Corrections and Penology Status Date: 2/23/2017
Keywords: House Public Safety Week of 01.30.2017 Week of 02.06.2017 Week of 03.13.2017
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H 3279 Prohibits a state county or municipal detention facility from intercepting communication between an inmate and his attorneySummary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits a state, county or municipal detention facility from intercepting, recording, monitoring or divulging any communication between an inmate and his attorney.
Sponsor: Todd Rutherford House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/10/2017
Keywords: House Public Safety
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H 3325 Requires the SC Department of Mental Health to reimburse a sheriff or a county or municipal government for certain incarceration costsSummary of the bill as introduced: Requires the SC Department of Mental Health to reimburse a sheriff or a county or municipal government for certain incarceration costs of persons determined unfit to stand trial.
Sponsor: William Wheeler House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/10/2017
Keywords: House Public Safety
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H 3459 Prohibits a local government from enacting ordinances that conflict or preempt state statutes regarding highway trafficSummary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits a local government from enacting ordinances that conflict or preempt state statutes regarding highway traffic.
Sponsor: Jimmy Bales House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/12/2017
Keywords: Police Public Safety Week of 01.09.2017
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H 3481 Requires removal of arrest and booking records within 30 days if the person is found not guilty 02.02.2017 The House Judiciary Criminal Laws subcommittee adjourned debate on this bill.Summary of the bill as introduced: Requires removal of arrest and booking records within 30 days of written request if the person is found not guilty.
Sponsor: Peter McCoy House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/17/2017
Keywords: Public Safety Week of 01.16.2017 Week of 01.30.2017
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H 3566 Requires the law enforcement training council to develop guidelines for a training that certifies first responders to carry firearms on a school campus02.28.2017 The House Ways and Means Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment clarifies that schools designate the responders. Summary of the bill as introduced: Requires the law enforcement training council to develop guidelines for a training at the Criminal Justice Academy that certifies first responders to carry firearms on a school premises.
Sponsor: Phillip Lowe House Com: WM Senate Com:
Status: Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 4/11/2017
Keywords: Public Safety Week of 01.23.2017 Week of 03.27.2017
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H 3595 Requires drivers approaching solid waste vehicles to change lanesSummary of the bill as introduced: Requires drivers approaching solid waste vehicles to proceed with caution and, if possible, change lanes to a lane that is not adjacent to the vehicle collecting solid waste.
Sponsor: Anne Thayer House Com: EdPW Senate Com:
Status: Referred to Committee on Education and Public Works Status Date: 1/25/2017
Keywords: Public Safety Week of 01.23.2017
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H 3615 Dylan Paul Mitchell Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Act03.30.2017 The House Education and Public Works Committee gave this bill a favorable report.03.01.2017 The House Education and Public Works Committee adjourned debate on this bill.02.22.2017 THe House Education and Public Works Motor Vehicle subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment requires a defensive driving course six months after the conviction instead of three months.Summary of the bill as introduced: Enacts penalties for drivers who fail to yield to a vulnerable road user.
Sponsor: William Herbkersman House Com: EdPW Senate Com:
Status: Committed to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 4/19/2017
Keywords: Public Safety Week of 01.30.2017 Week of 02.20.2017 Week of 02.27.2017 Week of 03.27.2017
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H 3700 S.C. Constitutional Carry Act of 2017Summary of the bill as introduced: Deletes references in the current law to concealable weapon's permit.
Sponsor: Jonathon Hill House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Willis Status Date: 3/9/2017
Keywords: Public Safety Week of 02.06.2017
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H 3818 Allows a law enforcement officer to seize evidence and detain people in circumstances related to a drug overdose04.25.2017 The House Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report.04.20.2017 The House Judiciary Criminal Laws subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Allows a law enforcement officer to seize evidence and detain people in circumstances related to a drug overdose and provides civil and criminal immunity for law enforcement officers related to the arrest of a person who later is determined to qualify for limited immunity.
Sponsor: Eric Bedingfield House Com: Judy Senate Com: MA
Status: Referred to Committee on Medical Affairs Status Date: 5/2/2017
Keywords: Public Safety Week of 02.20.2017 Week of 04.17.2017 Week of 04.24.2017
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H 3827 South Carolina Crime Victim Services ActSummary of the bill as introduced: Restructures and consolidates victims' services in the state.
Sponsor: Gregory Delleney House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Hixon Status Date: 2/28/2017
Keywords: Public Safety Week of 02.20.2017
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H 3860 Conforms language of trafficking illegal drugs to the language concerning possession and distribution of illegal drugsSummary of the bill as introduced: Conforms language of trafficking illegal drugs, including opiates and heroin, to the language concerning possession and distribution of illegal drugs including synthetic opiates.
Sponsor: Russell Fry House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Putnam, Cogswell Status Date: 3/8/2017
Keywords: Public Safety Week of 02.27.2017
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H 3930 Allows individuals to openly carry firearmsSummary of the bill as introduced: Allows individuals who are legally able to purchase a firearm to carry the firearm openly and without a concealed weapons permit.
Sponsor: Michael Pitts House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 4/11/2017
Keywords: Public Safety Week of 03.06.2017
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H 4126 Includes 911 call abuse via text messaging under the penalties for 911 call abuseSummary of the bill as introduced: Includes 911 call abuse via text messaging under the penalties for 911 call abuse.
Sponsor: Thomas Pope House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 4/18/2017
Keywords: Public Safety 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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S 0369 Makes it illegal for a person to indecently expose himself or herself in a correctional or detention facility03.16.2017 The Senate Corrections and Penology Committee carried this bill over.02.23.2017 A Senate Corrections and Penology subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Makes it illegal for a person to indecently expose himself or herself in a correctional or detention facility.
Sponsor: Greg Hembree House Com: Senate Com: CP
Status: Referred to Committee on Corrections and Penology Status Date: 2/7/2017
Keywords: Public Safety Week of 02.06.2017 Week of 02.20.2017 Week of 03.13.2017
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