Legislation Sponsored by Gerald Malloy (16)

Date of Last Recorded Action: 6/25/2019


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 0037 Allows qualified electors without a picture identification to complete a written statement at the polling place.Summary of the bill as introduced: Allows qualified electors without a valid picture identification to complete a written statement at the polling place in order to vote in an election.
Sponsor: Gerald Malloy House Com: Senate Com: Judy
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/8/2019
Keywords: Elections Senate
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S 0038 Gives SLED exclusive authority to conduct investigations of all officer-involved shootings01.22.2019 The Senate Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report.01.15.2019 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment expands SLED's jurisdiction to also include investigation of incidents where an officer is shot.Summary of the bill as introduced: Gives SLED exclusive authority to conduct investigations of all officer-involved shootings that result, or could have resulted, in bodily injury or death.
Sponsor: Gerald Malloy House Com: Senate Com: Judy
Status: Scrivener's error corrected Status Date: 1/24/2019
Keywords: Police Public Safety Senate Week of 01.14.2019 Week of 01.21.2019
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S 0045 Creates the offense of hindering a law enforcement officerSummary of the bill as introduced: Creates the offense of hindering a law enforcement officer and excludes someone who is videotaping or photographing a law enforcement officer from being charged with hindering a law enforcement officer.
Sponsor: Gerald Malloy House Com: Senate Com: Judy
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/8/2019
Keywords: Police Public Safety Senate
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S 0048 Reestablishes the Sentencing Reform Oversight CommitteeSummary of the bill as introduced: Reestablishes the Sentencing Reform Oversight Committee.
Sponsor: Gerald Malloy House Com: Senate Com: Judy
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/8/2019
Keywords: Courts Senate
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S 0050 Enacts the Drug Court Program ActSummary of the bill as introduced: Directs each circuit solicitor to establish a drug court program for adults and juveniles.
Sponsor: Gerald Malloy House Com: Senate Com: Judy
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/8/2019
Keywords: Courts Senate
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S 0051 Modifies the requirements for first responders seeking workers' compensationSummary of the bill as introduced: Defines the types of employees considered to be emergency responders and modifies the requirements for first responders seeking workers' compensation for personal injury caused by PTSD from the first responders' direct involvement in a significant traumatic experience.
Sponsor: Gerald Malloy House Com: Senate Com: Judy
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/8/2019
Keywords: Senate Workers' Comp
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S 0052 Creates the Study Committee on Racial ProfilingSummary of the bill as introduced: Creates the Study Committee on Racial Profiling to review state and local law enforcement policies, practices and procedures and requires the committee to make recommendations to the General Assembly about possible changes in current law.
Sponsor: Gerald Malloy House Com: Senate Com: Judy
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/8/2019
Keywords: General Governance Senate
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S 0057 Legalizes certain types of gambling in South CarolinaSummary of the bill as introduced: Legalizes pari-mutuel betting on horse racing, sports betting on professional sports, casino activities such as card and dice games and games of chance.
Sponsor: Gerald Malloy House Com: Senate Com: Judy
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/8/2019
Keywords: Gaming Senate
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S 0060 Requires statements made during questioning or interrogation by a law enforcement officer to be audio or video recordedSummary of the bill as introduced: Requires statements made during questioning or interrogation by a law enforcement officer to be audio or video recorded.
Sponsor: Gerald Malloy House Com: Senate Com: Judy
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/8/2019
Keywords: Courts Police Senate
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S 0069 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: Gerald Malloy House Com: Senate Com: Judy
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/8/2019
Keywords: Courts Senate
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S 0072 Requires each law enforcement agency to have written policies regarding the investigation of officer-involved deathsSummary of the bill as introduced: Requires each law enforcement agency to have written policies regarding the investigation of officer-involved deaths.
Sponsor: Gerald Malloy House Com: Senate Com: Judy
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/8/2019
Keywords: Police Senate
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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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S 0590 Enacts the Asset Forfeiture and Private Property Protection ActSummary of the bill as introduced: Establishes that certain property is subject to forfeiture after a criminal investigation. 
Sponsor: Gerald Malloy House Com: Senate Com: Judy
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 2/28/2019
Keywords: Police Public Safety Week of 02.25.2019
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S 0639 Makes multiple changes to criminal penalties and sentencing guidelinesSummary of the bill as introduced: Makes multiple changes to criminal penalties and sentencing guidelines.
Sponsor: Gerald Malloy House Com: Senate Com: Judy
Status: Scrivener's error corrected Status Date: 3/19/2019
Keywords: Courts Public Safety Week of 03.11.2019
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S 0640 Requires clerks of court to make certain reports to SLED within a certain time period03.26.2019 The Senate Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment changes the language on indictments from "issuance of" to "receipt of."03.21.2019 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Requires that every clerk of court report to SLED within 10 days the disposition of each case in general sessions court. The bill also requires municipal judges to report the issuance of a restraining order, order of protection, order for the prevention of possession of a firearm, convictions or orders related to domestic violence, and convictions or orders related to stalking or harassment within 48 hours of the issuance. It also requires police departments to report the filing of incident reports and various protection or restraining orders to SLED within 24 hours.
Sponsor: Gerald Malloy House Com: Senate Com: Judy
Status: Scrivener's error corrected Status Date: 3/28/2019
Keywords: Courts Week of 03.11.2019 Week of 03.18.2019 Week of 03.25.2019
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