Bills Assigned to Keyword - Tort Reform (4)

Date of Last Recorded Action: 6/25/2019


H 3229 Deletes the exceptions to waiver of immunity for institution or prosecution of any judicial or administrative proceedingSummary of the bill as introduced: Deletes the exceptions to waiver of immunity for institution or prosecution of any judicial or administrative proceeding.
Sponsor: Todd Rutherford House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/8/2019
Keywords: House Tort Reform
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S 0007 Increases the tort claims cap to one million dollars01.22.2019 The Senate Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended by the subcommittee.01.15.2019 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report with amendments. The amendments require the SC Revenue and Fiscal Affairs Office to be the agency to publish notice of the CPI change and changes the effective date to one year after publication of the notice of cap adjustment. Summary of the bill as introduced: Increases the limits from a loss to one person from a single occurrence to $1 million, and increases the total limits from a loss arising out of a single occurrence to $2 million.
Sponsor: Gerald Malloy House Com: WM Senate Com: Judy
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Ways and Means Status Date: 4/11/2019
Keywords: Senate Tort Reform Week of 01.14.2019 Week of 01.21.2019
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S 0218 Removes the civil liability of municipal personnel who participate in community service program for probationersSummary of the bill as introduced: Removes the civil liability of municipal personnel who participate in community service program for probationers unless an injury or damages result from gross negligence, recklessness or intentional misconduct of the municipal personnel.
Sponsor: Margie Matthews House Com: Senate Com: CP
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Corrections and Penology Status Date: 1/8/2019
Keywords: Courts Public Safety Senate Tort Reform
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S 0386 Amends and reorganizes existing exceptions under the SC Tort Claims Act02.19.2019 The Senate Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report.02.13.2019 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendments make changes to the provisions that control the circumstances under which the state, its political subdivisions and charitable hospitals may be liable for monetary damages as a result of injury caused by the entity or its employees. 02.07.2019 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee carried this bill over.01.30.2019 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee carried this bill over.Summary of the bill as introduced: Amends and reorganizes existing exceptions under the SC Tort Claims Act and makes other changes.
Sponsor: Gerald Malloy House Com: Senate Com: Judy
Status: Senate - Recommitted to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 3/27/2019
Keywords: Tort Reform Week of 01.14.2019 Week of 01.28.2019 Week of 02.04.2019 Week of 02.11.2019 Week of 02.18.2019
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Municipal Association of South Carolina
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