Legislation Assigned to the House Judy Committee (94)

Date of Last Recorded Action: 6/10/2019


H 3030 Allows municipal employees who are authorized to issue parking violation tickets to issue handicapped parking violation ticketsSummary of the bill as introduced: Allows municipal employees who are authorized to issue parking violation tickets to issue handicapped parking violation tickets.
Sponsor: John Mccravy House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/8/2019
Keywords: House Police
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H 3031 Changes the date on which voter registration books must be closed from 30 days before an election to 20 days before an election01.29.2019 The House Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended in subcommittee.01.23.2019 The House Judiciary Election Laws subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment changes the period to 24 days prior to a primary and 25 days prior to an election.Summary of the bill as introduced: Changes the date on which voter registration books must be closed from 30 days before an election to 20 days before an election.
Sponsor: Laurie Funderburk House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Roll call Yeas-40 Nays-55 Status Date: 3/6/2019
Keywords: Elections House Week of 01.21.2019 Week of 01.28.2019
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H 3040 Requires a procedure where a qualified elector may register to vote and vote on the same daySummary of the bill as introduced: Requires a procedure where a qualified elector may register to vote and vote on the same day.
Sponsor: John King House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/8/2019
Keywords: Elections House
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H 3045 Defines the campaign information that must be submitted to an Independent Expenditure Committee05.07.2019 The House Judiciary Committee did not take action on this bill although it was on the agenda.04.30.2019 The House Judiciary Committee adjourned debate on this bill.04.11.2019 The House Judiciary Constitutional Laws subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Defines the election communication information that must be submitted to an Independent Expenditure Committee and then disclosed by the Independent Expenditure Committee.
Sponsor: Mandy Norrell House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Rose Status Date: 4/24/2019
Keywords: Elections Ethics House Week of 04.08.2019 Week of 04.29.2019 Week of 05.06.2019
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H 3052 Prohibits courts from requiring citizens to serve on a jury on the date of a primary or general election02.28.2019 The House Judiciary Election Laws subcommittee adjourned debate on this bill.Summary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits courts from requiring citizens to serve on a jury on the date of a primary or general election.
Sponsor: Robert Brown House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/8/2019
Keywords: Courts House Week of 02.25.2019
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H 3060 Requires that all defendants facing criminal charges with the possibility of imprisonment must be informed of their right to counselSummary of the bill as introduced: Requires that all defendants in the summary courts facing criminal charges with the possibility of imprisonment must be informed of their right to counsel.
Sponsor: Gilda Cobb-Hunter House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/8/2019
Keywords: Courts House
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H 3062 Enacts the SC Whistleblower and Public Employee Protection ActSummary of the bill as introduced:Removes the $2,000 cap on rewards and provides a procedure for awarding multiple employees who report the same abuse. The bill also removes the one-year limitation on the period during which the employee is protected from adverse employment actions.
Sponsor: Laurie Funderburk House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: McCravy Status Date: 1/16/2019
Keywords: Employment/Personnel House
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H 3065 Increases the civil jurisdiction of magistrates court from $7,500 to $15,000Summary of the bill as introduced: Increases the civil jurisdiction of magistrates court from $7,500 to $15,000.
Sponsor: Chip Huggins House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: McCravy Status Date: 1/16/2019
Keywords: Courts House
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H 3066 Requires that the destruction of arrest records of persons arrested as a result of mistaken identity must occur no later than 180 days after a completed investigation05.07.2019 The House Judiciary Committee adjourned debate on this bill.04.30.2019 The House Judiciary Committee adjourned debate on this bill.04.25.2019 The House Judiciary Criminal Laws subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Requires that the destruction of arrest records of persons arrested as a result of mistaken identity must occur no later than 180 days after a completed investigation.
Sponsor: John King House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Henegan Status Date: 1/15/2019
Keywords: Courts House Public Safety Week of 04.22.2019 Week of 04.29.2019 Week of 05.06.2019
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H 3073 Allows clerks of court to carry a concealed weapon while on dutySummary of the bill as introduced: Allows clerks of court to carry a concealed weapon while on duty.
Sponsor: Brandon Newton House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/8/2019
Keywords: Courts House Public Safety
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H 3078 Adds an additional offense if a person injures a federal, state or local law enforcement officer, firefighter, corrections officer or EMS workerSummary of the bill as introduced: Adds an additional offense of assault and battery of a high and aggravated nature if a person injures a federal, state or local law enforcement officer, firefighter, corrections officer or EMS worker.
Sponsor: Thomas Pope House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Huggins, Forrest Status Date: 1/31/2019
Keywords: Fire House Police Public Safety
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H 3080 Allows the SC Department of Revenue to issue permits to sell beer and wine at multiple locations on multiple days on one application04.02.2019 The House Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report.03.28.2019 The House Judiciary General Laws subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Allows the SC Department of Revenue to issue permits to sell beer and wine at multiple locations on multiple days on one application.
Sponsor: Leonidas Stavrinakis House Com: Judy Senate Com: Judy
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 4/10/2019
Keywords: General Governance House Week of 03.25.2019 Week of 04.01.2019
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H 3082 Allows certain counties and municipalities to authorize the sale of alcoholic liquors on Sundays02.26.2019 The House Judiciary Committee recommitted this bill back to the subcommittee.02.19.2019 The House Judiciary Committee adjourned debate on this bill.02.12.2019 The House Judiciary Committee carried this bill over.01.31.2019 The House Judiciary General and Family Laws subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Allows certain counties and municipalities to authorize the sale of alcoholic liquors on Sundays.
Sponsor: Gary Clary House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Cogswell Status Date: 1/24/2019
Keywords: General Governance House Week of 01.28.2019 Week of 02.11.2019 Week of 02.18.2019 Week of 02.25.2019
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H 3089 Allows the holder of a conservation easement to contest an action to condemn property encumbered by a conservation easementSummary of the bill as introduced: Allows the holder of a conservation easement to contest an action to condemn property encumbered by a conservation easement.
Sponsor: Annie McDaniel House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/8/2019
Keywords: House Planning/Zoning
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H 3090 Allows a conservation easement holder to contest a condemnation action04.30.2019 The House Judiciary Committee recommitted this bill to the subcommittee.04.03.2019 The House Judiciary Special Laws subcommittee failed to report this bill out favorably.03.27.2019 The House Judiciary Special Laws subcommittee adjourned debate on this bill. 03.21.2019 The House Judiciary Special Laws subcommittee adjourned debate on this bill.Summary of the bill as introduced: Allows a conservation easement holder to contest a condemnation action under specific circumstances.  
Sponsor: Dennis Moss House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/8/2019
Keywords: General Governance House Week of 03.18.2019 Week of 03.25.2019 Week of 04.01.2019 Week of 04.29.2019
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H 3097 Prohibits a person who has made a campaign contribution to a popularly elected public official from being appointed to a public officeSummary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits a person who has made a campaign contribution to a popularly elected public official within the previous four years from being appointed to a public office by that official.
Sponsor: Annie McDaniel House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/8/2019
Keywords: Ethics General Governance House
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H 3108 Requires a person to agree, before taking office, to forfeit retirement benefits if convicted of a crime while in office05.07.2019 The House Judiciary Committee did not take action on this bil although it was on the agenda.04.30.2019 The House Judiciary Committee adjourned debate on this bill.04.30.2019 The House Judiciary Constitutional Laws subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Requires a person to agree, before taking office, to forfeit retirement benefits if the person is convicted of a crime while in office.
Sponsor: Nathan Ballentine House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Toole Status Date: 3/6/2019
Keywords: Ethics House Week of 04.29.2019 Week of 05.06.2019
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H 3138 Defines a candidate as a person that maintains an open bank account containing contributionsSummary of the bill as introduced: Defines a candidate as a person that maintains an open bank account containing contributions.
Sponsor: Gary Clary House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Cogswell Status Date: 1/24/2019
Keywords: Ethics House
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H 3176 Requires a person operating a motor vehicle which is involved in an accident that causes great bodily harm or death to submit to drug and alcohol testingSummary of the bill as introduced: Requires a person operating a motor vehicle which is involved in an accident that causes great bodily harm or death to submit to drug and alcohol testing.
Sponsor: JA Moore House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/8/2019
Keywords: House Police Public Safety
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H 3201 Requires a county, municipality or school district to post certain information on its websiteSummary of the bill as introduced: Requires a county, municipality or school district to post certain information on its website, develop a website database for information and make the information easily accessible on the website.
Sponsor: Jason Elliott House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Fry, Crawford Status Date: 3/6/2019
Keywords: FOIA General Governance House
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H 3209 Adopts the agreement to elect the president by popular voteSummary of the bill as introduced: Adopts the agreement among the states to elect the president by popular vote.
Sponsor: Gilda Cobb-Hunter House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/8/2019
Keywords: General Governance House
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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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H 3236 Allows for the authorization by referendum for the sale of alcoholic liquors on SundaysSummary of the bill as introduced: Allows for the authorization by county referendum or municipal referendum for the sale of alcoholic liquors on Sundays.
Sponsor: Todd Rutherford House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/8/2019
Keywords: General Governance House
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H 3239 Enacts the Uniform Antidiscrimination Act Summary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits discrimination against a person or segregation from a public place on the basis of sex, gender identity or sexual orientation.
Sponsor: Todd Rutherford House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/8/2019
Keywords: General Governance House
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H 3243 Creates a flat fee of $25 for filing certain documents with the register of deeds or clerks of court05.02.2019 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendments only make technical changes.02.26.2019 The House Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report.02.20.2019 The House Judiciary Special Laws subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment only makes technical changes.Summary of the bill as introduced: Creates a flat fee of $25 for filing certain documents with the register of deeds or clerks of court.
Sponsor: Beth Bernstein House Com: Judy Senate Com: Judy
Status: Act No. 58 Status Date: 6/5/2019
Keywords: Courts House Week of 02.18.2019 Week of 02.25.2019 Week of 04.29.2019
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