Legislation Assigned to the Senate Judy Committee (99)

Date of Last Recorded Action: 5/23/2018


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: Senate - Roll call Ayes-42 Nays-0 Status Date: 5/10/2018
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 3138 Allows the S.C. Department of Revenue accept a single application to issue permits for selling beer and wine at a festival 04.17.2018 The Senate Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment further defines what constitutes a festival eligible for a festival by the drink liquor license. 05.02.2017 The House Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report.04.25.2017 The House Judiciary Committee did not take action on this bill although it was on the agenda.04.05.2017 The House Judiciary General Laws subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.02.23.2017 The House Judiciary General Laws subcommittee did not take action on this bill although it was on the agenda.Summary of the bill as introduced: Allows the S.C. Department of Revenue to issue permits to sell beer and wine at multiple locations on multiple days at a festival on one application.
Sponsor: Leonidas Stavrinakis House Com: Judy Senate Com: Judy
Status: House - Conference committee appointed Erickson, Stavrinakis, Bannister Status Date: 5/10/2018
Keywords: General Governance House Week of 02.20.2017 Week of 04.03.2017 Week of 04.16.2018 Week of 04.24.2017 Week of 05.01.2017
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H 3139 Allows baseball complexes to obtain certain permits to sell beer and wine04.17.2018 The Senate Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment limits insurance requirements to the statutory limits for governmental entities. 02.20.2018 The House Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report.02.13.2018 The House Judiciary Committee adjourned debate on this bill. 02.06.2018 The House Judiciary Committee adjourned debate on this bill.01.16.2018 The House Judiciary Committee adjourned debate on this bill. 05.04.2017 The House Judiciary Constitutional Laws subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment adds soccer stadiums in additional to baseball complexes.02.23.2017 The House Judiciary General Laws subcommittee did not take action on this bill although it was on the agenda.Summary of the bill as introduced: Allows a baseball complex to be able to obtain a permit to sell beer and wine for on-premises consumption and obtain a biennial license to purchase alcoholic liquors by the drink.
Sponsor: Leonidas Stavrinakis House Com: Judy Senate Com: Judy
Status: Signed By Governor Status Date: 5/17/2018
Keywords: General Governance House Week of 01.15.2018 Week of 02.05.2018 Week of 02.12.2018 Week of 02.19.2018 Week of 02.20.2017 Week of 04.16.2018 Week of 05.01.2017
Passed
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 3209 Changes the eligibility for expungement for certain offenses05.02.2017 The Senate Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report.04.27.2017 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.03.28.2017 The House Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment protects entities from lawsuits who hire individuals that have past convictions that have been expunged. The amendment also only makes the bill applicable prospectively. 03.28.2017 The House Judiciary Criminal Laws subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment adds language allowing multiple convictions with a connection to be expunged as one rather than being limited to only the first offense. The amendment also adds language that applies current conditional discharge language to older drug charges that were committed prior to the conditional discharge becoming legally available. It also allows someone receiving a pardon for a nonviolent conviction to receive an expungement three years later.Summary of the bill as introduced: Clarifies that expungement provisions apply retroactively to certain offenses, and allows for the eligibility for expungement of repealed offenses when the elements of the offense are consistent with existing similar offenses that are eligible for expungement.
Sponsor: Thomas Pope House Com: Judy Senate Com: Judy
Status: Vetoed by Governor Status Date: 5/19/2018
Keywords: Expungement House Week of 03.27.2017 Week of 04.24.2017 Week of 05.01.2017
Passed
H 3231 Directs the City of Spartanburg to establish the terms, conditions, membership and procedures of the city's civil service commission05.02.2017 The Senate Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report.04.27.2017 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.02.08.2017 The House Judiciary Special Laws subcommittee did not take action on this bill although it was on the agenda.Summary of the bill as introduced: Directs the City of Spartanburg to establish the terms, conditions, membership and procedures of the city's civil service commission for the benefit of the police and fire departments.
Sponsor: Edward Tallon House Com: Judy Senate Com: Judy
Status: Act No. 105 Status Date: 7/12/2017
Keywords: Fire House Police Week of 02.06.2017 Week of 04.24.2017 Week of 05.01.2017
Passed
H 3352 Changes certain sections of the current Freedom of Information Act law05.19.2017 Gov. Henry McMaster signed the bill into law. Get a summary of the changes.05.02.2017 The Senate Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report.02.07.2017 The House Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment only makes technical changes.01.26.2017 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 the Administrative Law Court.
Sponsor: Weston Newton House Com: Judy Senate Com: Judy
Status: Act No. 67 Status Date: 5/31/2017
Keywords: FOIA House Week of 01.23.2017 Week of 02.06.2017 Week of 05.01.2017
Passed
H 3441 Requires employers' representatives to make workers' compensation payments through check or direct deposit04.25.2017 The Senate Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report.04.20.2017 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.01.24.2017 The House Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee gave this bill a favorable report.01.19.2017 The House Labor, Commerce and Industry Insurance subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Requires employers' representatives to make workers' compensation payments through check or direct deposit.
Sponsor: Craig Gagnon House Com: LCI Senate Com: Judy
Status: Act No. 24 Status Date: 5/15/2017
Keywords: Week of 01.09.2017 Week of 01.16.2017 Week of 01.23.2017 Week of 04.17.2017 Week of 04.24.2017 Workers' Comp
Passed
H 3879 Increases the maximum payable amount for burial expenses under workers' compensation laws04.25.2017 The Senate Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended by the subcommittee.04.20.2017 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment increases the maximum amount from $10,000 to $12,000.03.09.2017 The House Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee gave this bill a favorable report.03.08.2017 The House Labor, Commerce and Industry Insurance subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment moves the cap from $7500 to $10,000.Summary of the bill as introduced: Increases the maximum payable amount for burial expenses under workers' compensation laws for accidental death to $7500. 
Sponsor: Sylleste Davis House Com: LCI Senate Com: Judy
Status: Act No. 38 Status Date: 5/18/2017
Keywords: Week of 02.27.2017 Week of 03.06.2017 Week of 04.17.2017 Week of 04.24.2017 Workers' Comp
Passed
H 3896 Authorizes a county council to adopt by ordinance the requirement that a residential or commercial property owner must keep a lot clean and free of rubbish03.20.2018 The House Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment prescribes specific due process requirements.03.20.2018 The House Judiciary Special Laws subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment exempts agricultural property and removes "unsightly" as a condition for enforcement action.Summary of the bill as introduced: Authorizes a county council to adopt by ordinance the requirement that a residential or commercial property owner must keep a lot clean and free of rubbish.
Sponsor: Gregory Duckworth House Com: Judy Senate Com: Judy
Status: Senate - Committee report: Favorable Judiciary Status Date: 4/26/2018
Keywords: General Governance Week of 03.06.2017 Week of 03.19.2018
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H 4020 Requires a condemnor to provide notice to the landowner of application for an ex parte order to gain entry03.20.2018 The House Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report.03.20.2018 The House Judiciary Special Laws subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Requires a condemner to provide notice to the landowner of application for an ex parte order to gain entry.
Sponsor: Jeffrey Johnson House Com: Judy Senate Com: Judy
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 3/27/2018
Keywords: General Governance Week of 03.19.2018 Week of 03.20.2017
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H 4180 Alters the boundary lines of Beaufort and Jasper counties by annexing portions of Jasper County to Beaufort CountySummary of the bill as introduced: Alters the boundary lines of Beaufort and Jasper counties by annexing portions of Jasper County to Beaufort County.
Sponsor: Weston Newton House Com: Senate Com: Judy
Status: Act No. 130 Status Date: 2/12/2018
Keywords: Annexation Week of 04.24.2017
Passed
H 4304 Defines offshore wind resource development activities05.01.2018 The Senate Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment limits the definition of offshore wind resource activities to only activities undertaken by an electric utility and removes a reference to a potential Public Service Commission pilot program to encourage construction of renewable generation resources on a former hazardous waste site.04.25.2018 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment only makes technical changes.04.19.2018 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee did not take action on this bill although it was on the agenda.03.22.2018 The House Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee gave this bill a favorable report.03.21.2018 The House Labor, Commerce and Industry Public Utilities subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment deleted the mandate that ratepayers pay for any cost recovery.Summary of the bill as introduced: Defines offshore wind resource development activities as initiatives undertaken by an electrical utility for the long-term advancement of economic development and clean energy benefits resulting from offshore wind.
Sponsor: Gregory Duckworth House Com: LCI Senate Com: Judy
Status: Scrivener's error corrected Status Date: 5/2/2018
Keywords: Utilities Week of 03.19.2018 Week of 04.16.2018 Week of 04.23.2018 Week of 04.30.2018 Week of 05.08.2017
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H 4458 Ensures cigarette butts, cigarette component litter and deceased animals are included in the litter statute04.24.2018 The Senate Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment increases the per hour fee to pay out of participating in a litter pickup. The amendment also requires data to be tracked regarding the number and demographic break down of those paying the fee.04.17.2018 The Senate Judiciary Committee did not take action on this bill although it was on the agenda.03.13.2018 The Senate Judiciary Committee carried this bill over.03.08.2018 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.01.25.2018 THe House Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended by the subcommittee. The full committee also adopted a technical amendment.01.24.2018 The House Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs Environmental Affairs subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment ensures local ordinances related to property maintenance are not affected by this bill. Summary of the bill as introduced: Ensures cigarette butts, cigarette component litter and deceased animals are included in the litter statute.
Sponsor: Jeffrey Johnson House Com: ANREA Senate Com: Judy
Status: Signed By Governor Status Date: 5/18/2018
Keywords: General Governance House Week of 01.22.2018 Week of 03.05.2018 Week of 03.12.2018 Week of 04.16.2018 Week of 04.23.2018
Passed
H 4478 Authorizes the director of the SC Criminal Justice Academy to determine the location of a training facility02.06.2018 The House Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report.02.01.2018 The House Judiciary Criminal Laws subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Authorizes the director of the SC Criminal Justice Academy to determine the location of a training facility.
Sponsor: Edward Tallon House Com: Judy Senate Com: Judy
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 2/20/2018
Keywords: House Police Week of 01.29.2018 Week of 02.05.2018
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H 4479 Prohibits anyone who has a pending allegation of misconduct from being employed as a law enforcement officer or as a telecommunications operator04.24.2018 The Senate Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report.04.17.2018 The Senate Judiciary Committee did not take action on this bill although it was on the agenda.03.13.2018 The Senate Judiciary Committee carried this bill over.03.07.2018 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee carried this bill over.02.13.2018 The House Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended by the subcommittee.02.08.2018 The House Judiciary Constitutional Laws subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment gives the officer the right to a speedy hearing.Summary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits anyone who has a pending allegation of misconduct from being employed as a law enforcement officer or as a telecommunications operator.
Sponsor: Edward Tallon House Com: Judy Senate Com: Judy
Status: Signed By Governor Status Date: 5/18/2018
Keywords: House Police Week of 02.05.2018 Week of 02.12.2018 Week of 03.05.2018 Week of 03.12.2018 Week of 04.16.2018 Week of 04.23.2018
Passed
H 4496 Requires SLED to create and maintain an Immigration Compliance Report on all political subdivisions in South Carolina03.08.2018 The House Judiciary General Laws subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Requires SLED to create and maintain an Immigration Compliance Report on all political subdivisions in South Carolina.
Sponsor: Bruce Bannister House Com: Judy Senate Com: Judy
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 4/24/2018
Keywords: House Immigration Week of 03.05.2018
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H 4830 Requires certain information to be contained on all affidavits of indigence and application for counsel forms02.27.2018 The House Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report. 02.22.2018The House Judiciary Criminal Laws subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment creates a pilot program to gather information regarding implementation in Horry, Chester, Colleton, Edgefield, and Lee counties. The amendment also requires a public defender who believes his client to be able to afford counsel to report the same to the screening department rather than the court.02.15.2018 The House Judiciary Criminal Laws subcommittee adjourned debate on this bill.Summary of the bill as introduced: Requires certain information to be contained on all affidavits of indigence and application for counsel forms.
Sponsor: Gregory Delleney House Com: Judy Senate Com: Judy
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 3/13/2018
Keywords: General Governance Week of 01.29.2018 Week of 02.12.2018 Week of 02.19.2018 Week of 02.26.2018
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H 5027 Prohibits the suspension of a person's driver's license for failure to pay a traffic ticket from constituting habitual offender03.22.2018 The House Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report.03.22.2018 The House Judiciary Criminal Laws subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits the suspension of a person's driver's license for failure to pay a traffic ticket from constituting habitual offender.
Sponsor: Marvin Pendarvis House Com: Judy Senate Com: Judy
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 4/9/2018
Keywords: Public Safety Week of 03.19.2018
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S 0081 Creates the Study Committee on Racial ProfilingSummary of the bill as introduced: Creates a study committee to review state and local policies and procedures regarding racial profiling and make recommendations to the General Assembly about changes to those policies.
Sponsor: Gerald Malloy House Com: Senate Com: Judy
Status: Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/10/2017
Keywords: Police Senate
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S 0082 SC Homeowners Association Act of 2017Summary of the bill as introduced: Creates a new section of the code of laws that outlines responsibilities and duties of homeowners associations.
Sponsor: Greg Hembree House Com: Senate Com: Judy
Status: Senate - Referred to Subcommittee: Malloy (ch), Climer, Goldfinch Status Date: 1/20/2017
Keywords: General Governance Senate
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S 0087 Enhances penalties for offenses committed against a law enforcement officerSummary of the bill as introduced: Enhances penalties for offenses committed against a law enforcement officer
Sponsor: Danny Verdin House Com: Senate Com: Judy
Status: Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/10/2017
Keywords: Police Senate
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S 0088 Creates a cause of action for a concealed weapons permit holder who is injured where concealed weapons are prohibitedSummary of the bill as introduced: Creates a cause of action for a concealed weapons permit holder who is injured while on the public or private premises of an employer who has prohibited the permit holder from carrying a concealed weapon.
Sponsor: Danny Verdin House Com: Senate Com: Judy
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/10/2017
Keywords: General Governance Senate
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S 0090 Extends the time period for eligibility exam for magistrates02.07.2017 The Senate Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report.02.01.2017 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Extends the time period for the validity of the examination scores for magistrates to one year before and two years after the time of the appointment.
Sponsor: George Campsen House Com: Judy Senate Com: Judy
Status: Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 2/16/2017
Keywords: Courts Senate Week of 01.30.2017 Week of 02.06.2017
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S 0099 Makes changes to the current FOIA lawSummary of the bill as introduced: Creates the Office of FOIA Review and changes the response time of public bodies from 15 to 10 days.
Sponsor: George Campsen House Com: Senate Com: Judy
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/10/2017
Keywords: FOIA Senate
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