Bills Assigned to Keyword - 05.04.2015 (14)

Date of Last Recorded Action: 9/8/2022


H 3191 Creates the Office of Freedom of Information Act Review with in Administrative Law Court03.15.2016 The Senate Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended by the subcommittee. There was a minority report placed on the bill.03.01.2016 The Senate Judiciary Committee carried this bill over.02.16.2016 The Senate Judiciary Committee carried this bill over.02.09.2016 The Senate Judiciary Committee carried this bill over.02.03.2016 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report with an amendment. The amendment provides that an appeal from the Administrative Law Court automatically halts the the FOIA production requirement. The amendment also clarifies that a public body has the ability to appeal an action to the Office of FOIA review, it adds greater flexibility to the final documentation production time and protects public bodies from FOIA requests that seek personal information for commercial solicitation.01.21.2016 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee met and heard testimony on this bill but did not take action.05.20.2015 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee adjourned debate on this bill.05.13.2015 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee carried this bill over.05.06.2015 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee carried this bill over.02.10.2015 The House Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report with amendments. The amendments set attorney's fees, remove two hours of free time for records retrieval that was included in the previous versions, and specifies that the 30 day production deadline doesn't start running until the 25 percent deposit has been paid by the party submitting a request. 02.04.2015 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 Administrative Law Court and reduces the time in which a public body has to respond to requests from 15 days to ten days.
Sponsor: Weston Newton House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Scrivener's error corrected Status Date: 3/17/2016
Keywords: FOIA Week of 01.18.2016 Week of 02.01.2016 Week of 02.08.2016 Week of 02.15.2016 Week of 02.29.2016 Week of 03.14.2016
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H 3325 Uniform Partition of Heirs' Property Act03.01.2016 The Senate Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report.02.16.2016 The Senate Judiciary Committee carried this bill over.02.09.2016 The Senate Judiciary Committee carried this bill over.02.02.2016 The Senate Judiciary Committee carried this bill over.01.28.2016A Senate Judiciary subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report with an amendment. The amendment requires notice on partition provisions.05.05.2015 The House Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report.04.21.2015 The House Judiciary Committee adjourned debate on this bill.04.15.2015 The House Judiciary Special Laws subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report with amendments. As soon as the amendments are available, they will be posted here.Summary of the bill as introduced: Creates procedures for a court to follow in determining the value of the property and factors for a court to consider for different types of partitions.
Sponsor: James Smith House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Act No. 153 Status Date: 5/2/2016
Keywords: Property Taxes Week of 01.25.2016 Week of 02.01.2016 Week of 02.08.2016 Week of 02.15.2016 Week of 02.29.2016
Passed
H 3440 Makes several changes to the current law on mopeds03.16.2016 The Senate Transportation Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended by the subcommittee.02.16.2016 A Senate Transportation subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendments removes the requirement for a flashing red light and sets the minimum age for a moped license from 14 years old to 15 years old.02.02.2016 A Senate Transportation subcommittee carried this bill over.05.28.2015 The House Education and Public Works Committee gave this bill a favorable report with an amendment. The amendment adds language to the bill to require mopeds to always travel in the right lane, except when they are making a left turn. 05.20.2015 The House Education and Public Works Transportation subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report with an amendment. The amendment makes the bill more comprehensive to require moped registration.05.05.2015 The House Education and Public Works Transportation subcommittee adjourned debate on this bill.04.21.2015 The House Education and Public Works Transportation subcommittee adjourned debate on this bill.03.05.2015 The House Education and Public Works Transportation subcommittee adjourned debate on this bill.02.12.2015 The House Education and Public Works Transportation subcommittee adjourned debate on this bill.Summary of the bill as introduced: Requires a moped to be registered, carry insurance and may not be operated on a public road with a speed limit greater than 35 miles per hour. 
Sponsor: William Crosby House Com: Senate Com:
Status: House - Veto overridden by originating body Yeas-69 Nays-33 Status Date: 6/15/2016
Keywords: Public Safety Week of 02.01.2016 Week of 02.15.2016 Week of 03.14.2016
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H 3521 Prevents a court or other enforcement authority from enforcing foreign law05.11.2016 The Senate Judiciary Committee did not report this bill out of committee. 04.19.2016 The Senate Judiciary Committee carried this bill over.04.13.2016 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. As soon as the amendment is written, it will be posted in the tracking system.05.05.2015 The House Judiciary Committee recommitted this bill back to the subcommittee.04.21.2015 THe House Judiciary Committee adjourned debate on this bill.03.24.2015 The House Judiciary Committee did not take action on this bill although it was on the agenda.03.17.2015 The House Judiciary Committee adjourned debate on this bill.03.05.2015 THe House Judiciary General and Family Laws subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Prevents a court or other enforcement authority from enforcing foreign law.
Sponsor: Harry Limehouse House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Senate - Referred to Subcommittee: Massey (ch), Bright, Coleman, Young, Kimpson Status Date: 2/16/2016
Keywords: Courts Week of 04.11.2016 Week of 04.18.2016 Week of 05.09.2016
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H 3564 Requires permitting and expansion for surface water withdrawals05.06.2015 The House Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs Agriculture subcommittee adjourned debate on this bill.Summary of the bill as introduced: Requires permitting for new withdrawals and for expansion of existing registrations for surface water withdrawals for agricultural uses.
Sponsor: James Smith House Com: Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs Status Date: 2/11/2015
Keywords: Water
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H 3685 Adds a $5 surcharge on all monetary penalties imposed by municipal courts03.22.2016 The Senate Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended by the subcommittee.03.15.2016 The Senate Judiciary Committee carried this bill over. 03.10.2016 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.02.02.2016 The House Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment removes the $5 surcharge and requires tickets to be electronically submitted to the SC DMV within five days of disposal.01.26.2015 The House Judiciary Committee adjourned debate on this bill.05.19.2015 The House Judiciary Committee adjourned debate on this bill.05.12.2015 The House Judiciary Committee adjourned debate on this bill.05.05.2015 The House Judiciary Committee adjourned debate on this bill.04.21.2015 The House Judiciary Committee adjourned debate on this bill.03.24.2015 The House Judiciary Committee adjourned debate on this bill.03.18.2015 The House Judiciary Special Laws subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report with an amendment. The amendment includes all tickets.Summary of the bill as introduced: Requires a $5 surcharge on all penalties imposed by a general sessions, magistrates or municipal court for misdemeanor traffic or non-traffic offenses where an electronic ticket or citation was issued.
Sponsor: Dennis Moss House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Act No. 185 Status Date: 5/31/2016
Keywords: Police Week of 01.25.2016 Week of 02.01.2016 Week of 03.07.2016 Week of 03.14.2016 Week of 03.21.2016
Passed
H 3745 Allows ethics violation actions to be commenced until four years after leaving office03.03.2016 The House Judiciary Constitutional Laws subcommittee did not take action on the bill although it was on the agenda.05.06.2015 The House Judiciary Constitutional Laws subcommittee adjourned debate on this bill.Summary of the bill as introduced: Allows ethics violations actions to be commenced until four years after a public official, public employee or public member leaves office.
Sponsor: Michael Sottile House Com: Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 3/3/2015
Keywords: Ethics Week of 02.29.2016
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H 4016 Establishes that the Stormwater Management and Sediment Reduction Act does not allow DHEC to byass current law05.05.2015 The House Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs Environmental Affairs I subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report with an amendment. The amendment clarifies that local government can't bypass Administrative Procedures Act.Summary of the bill as introduced: Establishes that the Stormwater Management and Sediment Reduction Act does not allow DHEC to bypass the applicable provisions and procedures in the SC Administrative Procedures Act.
Sponsor: Dwight Loftis House Com: Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs Status Date: 4/16/2015
Keywords: Sewer Water
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S 0133 Requires automatic expungement of non-violent crimes that occurred before the age of 1605.12.2015 The House Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report.05.07.2015 The House Judiciary Criminal Laws subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.03.31.2015 The Senate Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report with an amendment. The amendment makes expungement under this bill by petition rather than automatic.03.25.2015 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee carried this bill over.Summary of the bill as introduced: Requires automatic expungement of non-violent crimes that occurred before the age of 16 years old.
Sponsor: Tom Davis House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Act No. 22 Status Date: 6/5/2015
Keywords: Expungement
Passed
S 0211 Allows political subdivisions to create separate golf cart paths on streets and roads05.13.2015 The House Education and Public Works Committee gave this bill a favorable report.05.05.2015 The House Education and Public Works Transportation subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.04.01.2015 The Senate Transportation Committee gave this bill a favorable report.03.19.2015 A Senate Transportation subcommittee carried this bill over.Summary of the bill as introduced: Allows political subdivisions to create separate golf cart paths on streets and roads within its jurisdiction.
Sponsor: George Campsen House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Act No. 86 Status Date: 6/19/2015
Keywords: General Governance
Passed
S 0255 Requires removal of arrest records on websites if the charges have been dismissed or discharged02.08.2016 The conference committee was granted free conference powers to change the bill. The final conference report expands expungement law to municipal ordinance offenses, among others. The bill also makes the new expungement availability retroactive to individuals who were previously denied expungement.01.21.2016 A conference committee met but did not take action on the bill. 05.05.2015 The House Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report.04.30.2015 The House Judiciary Criminal Laws subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report with an amendment. The amendment allows the records up for destruction to be retained beyond the statutory period if they are being used in an ongoing action.03.24.2015 The Senate Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report with an amendment. The amendment provides that for dismissed criminal offenses, including traffic offenses and local ordinance offenses, for which an individual was not fingerprinted are eligible for expungement.03.17.2015 The Senate Judiciary Committee carried this bill over. 03.11.2015 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee took no action although it was on the agenda. 03.10.2015 The Senate Judiciary Committee recommitted this bill back to the subcommittee03.03.2015 The Senate Judiciary Committee carried this bill over.02.24.2015 The Senate Judiciary Committee carried this bill over.02.17.2015 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. As soon as the amendment is written by Senate staff, it will be posted.Summary of the bill as introduced: Requires removal of arrest records on websites within 30 days if the charges have been dismissed, discharged or the person is found not guilty.
Sponsor: Paul Thurmond House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Act No. 132 Status Date: 2/23/2016
Keywords: Courts Week of 01.18.2016 Week of 02.08.2016
Passed
S 0304 Extends contracts to buy power for additional periods of time05.14.2015 The House Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee gave this bill a favorable report.05.07.2015 The House Labor, Commerce and Industry Public Utilities subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.02.24.2015 The Senate Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report.02.19.2015 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Allows for the renewal or extension of contracts between a joint power and energy agency and a member municipality to buy power for additional periods not to exceed 50 years from the date of the renewal or extension.
Sponsor: Larry Martin House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Act No. 25 Status Date: 6/5/2015
Keywords: Electric
Passed
S 0375 Allows a local governing body to deposit surplus public funds05.14.2015 The House Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee gave this bill a favorable report.05.05.2015 The House Labor, Commerce and Industry Banking and Consumer Affairs subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.02.24.2015 The Senate Finance Committee gave this bill a favorable report.02.18.2015 The Senate Finance Property Taxation subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report. Summary of the bill as introduced: Allows a local governing body to deposit all or a portion of surplus public funds in its control or possession collateralized by FDIC.
Sponsor: Robert Hayes House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Act No. 28 Status Date: 6/5/2015
Keywords: Finance/Revenue/Taxes
Passed
S 0736 Makes changes to the current law regarding hindering a law enforcement officerSummary of the bill as introduced: Makes the current law regarding hindering a law enforcement officers not applicable to a person who photographs or records a law enforcement officers while the person is being temporarily detained.
Sponsor: Darrell Jackson House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 5/4/2015
Keywords: Police
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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