Legislation Sponsored by Todd Rutherford (12)

Date of Last Recorded Action: 12/6/2017


H 3020 Grants SLED jurisdiction and authority to conduct investigations of all officer-involved shootings that result in injury or death Summary of the bill as introduced: Grants SLED specific and exclusive jurisdiction and authority to conduct investigations of all officer-involved shootings that result in injury or death.
Sponsor: Todd Rutherford House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Robinson-Simpson Status Date: 1/12/2017
Keywords: House Police
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H 3021 Uniform Antidiscrimination ActSummary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits the discrimination against a person on the basis of sex or sexual orientation.
Sponsor: Todd Rutherford House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/10/2017
Keywords: General Governance House
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H 3062 Ban the Box ActSummary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits a job application from including questions about convictions of crime unless the crime directly relates to the position of employment.
Sponsor: Todd Rutherford House Com: LCI Senate Com:
Status: Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Robinson-Simpson Status Date: 1/12/2017
Keywords: Employment/Personnel House
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H 3102 Legalizes gambling and requires the revenue from those games be used for highway, road and bridge repairSummary of the bill as introduced: Legalizes gambling and requires the revenue from those games be used for highway, road and bridge repair, maintenance and construction. This bill also allows elected officials to participate in games of chance and other betting and gambling. 
Sponsor: Todd Rutherford House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Ott Status Date: 1/19/2017
Keywords: General Governance House Transportation
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H 3210 Requires the expedited return of seized items if charges have not been filed within 30 daysSummary of the bill as introduced: Requires the expedited return of seized items if charges have not been filed within 30 days.
Sponsor: Todd Rutherford House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/10/2017
Keywords: House Police
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H 3213 Defines the term tracking device and creates the offense of unlawful trackingSummary of the bill as introduced: Defines the term tracking device as an electronic device used to track the location of a motor vehicle and creates the offense of unlawful tracking.
Sponsor: Todd Rutherford House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/10/2017
Keywords: House Police
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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 3280 Prohibits a person from being placed under custodial arrest when he is charged with certain traffic offenses with a uniform traffic ticketSummary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits a person from being placed under custodial arrest when he is charged with certain traffic offenses with a uniform traffic ticket.
Sponsor: Todd Rutherford House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/10/2017
Keywords: House Police
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H 3285 Prohibits a law enforcement agency from purchasing cell-site simulator technology with a nondisclosure agreementSummary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits a law enforcement agency from purchasing cell-site simulator technology from a company  that requires the purchaser of the equipment to enter into a nondisclosure agreement.
Sponsor: Todd Rutherford House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/10/2017
Keywords: House Police
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H 3286 Prohibits a law enforcement agency from purchasing cell-site simulator technology or devicesSummary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits a law enforcement agency from purchasing cell-site simulator technology or devices and also requires a law enforcement agency that currently possesses the technology to discontinue use and discard the device.
Sponsor: Todd Rutherford House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/10/2017
Keywords: House Police
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H 3478 Prohibits a law enforcement officer from using excessive restraint when detaining a person or excessive force while making an arrestSummary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits a law enforcement officer from using excessive restraint when detaining a person or excessive force while making an arrest.
Sponsor: Todd Rutherford House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/17/2017
Keywords: Police Week of 01.16.2017
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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