Bills Assigned to Keyword - Week of 01.30.2017 (9)

Date of Last Recorded Action: 6/22/2017


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: Senate - 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 3481 Requires removal of arrest and booking records within 30 days if the person is found not guilty 02.02.2017 The House Judiciary Criminal Laws subcommittee adjourned debate on this bill.Summary of the bill as introduced: Requires removal of arrest and booking records within 30 days of written request if the person is found not guilty.
Sponsor: Peter McCoy House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/17/2017
Keywords: Public Safety Week of 01.16.2017 Week of 01.30.2017
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H 3529 Allows only the General Assembly to regulate plastic bags and other containers02.01.2017 The House Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee gave this bill a favorable report.01.25.2017 The House Labor, Commerce and Industry Business and Commerce subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment clarifies that trash collection is not impacted by this bill. Tiger Wells testified against this bill. Summary of the bill as introduced: Bans local governments from passing ordinances to regulate the use, disposition, sale, or any imposition of any prohibition, restriction, fee imposition, or taxation of plastic bags and other auxiliary containers.
Sponsor: Eric Bedingfield House Com: LCI Senate Com:
Status: House - Continued Status Date: 3/7/2017
Keywords: General Governance Week of 01.16.2017 Week of 01.23.2017 Week of 01.30.2017
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S 0061 Allows employees and retirees and their dependents of any political subdivision of the state to participate in the state health plan04.19.2017 A House Ways and Means Legislative subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.01.31.2017 The Senate Finance Committee gave this bill a favorable report.01.18.2017 The Senate Finance Health and Human Services subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Allows employees and retirees and their dependents of any political subdivision of the state to participate in the state health plan.
Sponsor: Bradley Hutto House Com: WM Senate Com: Fin
Status: Act No. 43 Status Date: 5/31/2017
Keywords: Health Insurance Senate Week of 01.16.2017 Week of 01.30.2017 Week of 04.17.2017
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S 0075 Allows a property owner residing at a nursing home to retain the 4 percent assessment ratio01.31.2017 The Senate Finance Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendments strike the phrase 'need to reapply' and adds assisted living facilities.01.24.2017 The Senate Finance Property Taxation subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment only makes a technical change. Summary of the bill as introduced: Allows an owner living in a nursing home to retain the 4 percent property tax assessment ratio as long as the owner plans to return to the property, does not have a living spouse and does not receive rental income from the property.
Sponsor: Thomas Young House Com: WM Senate Com: Fin
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Ways and Means Status Date: 2/8/2017
Keywords: Property Taxes Senate Week of 01.23.2017 Week of 01.30.2017
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S 0090 Extends the time period for eligibility exam for magistrates02.07.2017 The Senate Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report.02.01.2017 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Extends the time period for the validity of the examination scores for magistrates to one year before and two years after the time of the appointment.
Sponsor: George Campsen House Com: Judy Senate Com: Judy
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 2/16/2017
Keywords: Courts Senate Week of 01.30.2017 Week of 02.06.2017
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S 0118 Expands the civil jurisdiction of magistrates court from $7,500 to $10,00002.07.2017 The Senate Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment removes the mediation requirement.02.01.2017 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. As soon as the amendments are drafted, they will be posted in the tracking system.Summary of the bill as introduced: Expands the civil jurisdiction of magistrates court from $7,500 to $10,000 and requires any case with an amount exceeding $5,000 to be ordered for mandatory mediation.
Sponsor: George Campsen House Com: Senate Com: Judy
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 2/28/2017
Keywords: Courts Senate Week of 01.30.2017 Week of 02.06.2017
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S 0148 Revises the method of setting base salaries for magistrates04.18.2017 The Senate Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment phases in an increase in filing fees across all county courts to pay for increases in salaries. The amendment also indexes mandatory contributions with excess funds being returned to donor counties. 03.21.2017 The Senate Judiciary Committee carried this bill over.03.16.2017 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment changes the effective date for filing fees and salary increases and specifies how funds are remitted among counties.02.01.2017 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee carried this bill over.Summary of the bill as introduced: Revises the method of setting base salaries for magistrates and provides additional supplements to full-time chief and assistant chief magistrates.
Sponsor: Bradley Hutto House Com: Senate Com: Judy
Status: Scrivener's error corrected Status Date: 4/21/2017
Keywords: Courts Senate Week of 01.30.2017 Week of 03.13.2017 Week of 03.20.2017 Week of 04.17.2017
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S 0151 Increases the civil jurisdiction of magistrates court from $7,500 to $15,00002.01.2017 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee carried this bill over.Summary 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 Subcommittee: Campsen (ch), Sabb, Talley Status Date: 1/20/2017
Keywords: Courts Senate Week of 01.30.2017
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