Legislation Sponsored by Scot Turner (9)

Date of Last Recorded Action: 5/7/2021

HB 0074 WatchRide Share Drivers No Restrictions on Weapons Carry Scot Turner
1/30/2019 House Second Readers Public Safety and Homeland Security --
2019/01/31 Report Debra Nesbit Firearms/Carry Laws Public Safety and Courts
This legislation prohibits ride share network services and transportation referral services from disallowing drivers who are weapons carry license holders from possessing weapons in a vehicle used for ride share purposes, whether directly employed by ride share service or a contractor.
HB 0107 EvaluatingChange in Burden of Proof Required for Law Enforcement to Initiate a Civil Forfeiture Scot Turner
2/6/2019 House Second Readers Judiciary --
2019/01/31 Report Debra Nesbit Forfeitures, Fees, and Fine Add Ons Public Safety and Courts
This legislation increases the burden of proof for law enforcement to initiate a civil forfeiture proceeding against an individual charged with a crime.  The burden of proof is currently a preponderance of the evidence, this bill would increase that burden to "clear and convincing evidence" which is a tougher standard.
HB 0111 EvaluatingIncreased Reporting Requirements for Law Enforcement Agencies on Property and Proceeds from Civil Forfeiture Actions Scot Turner
2/6/2019 House Second Readers Judiciary --
2019/01/31 Report Debra Nesbit Forfeitures, Fees, and Fine Add Ons Public Safety and Courts
This legislation increases the current reporting requirements for law enforcement agencies on civil forfeiture actions to clearly identify which proceeds are attached to which criminal cases and the disposition of those cases.
HB 0115 EvaluatingProhibition of use of Federal Forfeiture Laws by Local Law Enforcement to Circumvent State Forfeiture Law Scot Turner
2/6/2019 House Second Readers Judiciary --
2019/01/31 Report Debra Nesbit Forfeitures, Fees, and Fine Add Ons Public Safety and Courts
This legisaltion prohibits the common practice of local law enforcement of seizing property and proceeds under the federal forfeiture statute to avoid the requiements of the state forfeture statute.
HB 0278 EvaluatingRequire Conclusion of Criminal Proceedings Prior to Civil Forfeiture Scot Turner
2/14/2019 House Second Readers Judiciary --
2019/02/15 Report Debra Nesbit Forfeitures, Fees, and Fine Add Ons Public Safety and Courts
This legislation requires that all criminal proceedings be concluded prior to the initiation of any civil forfeture proceeding.
HB 0295 EvaluatingRequirement for Judges to Stay Civil Forfeiture Proceedings in Criminal Cases Scot Turner
2/15/2019 House Second Readers Judiciary --
2019/02/15 Report Debra Nesbit Forfeitures, Fees, and Fine Add Ons Public Safety and Courts
This legislation requires judges to issue a stay in all civil forfeiture proceedings until the final disposition and conclusion of the underlying criminal case.
HB 0778 NeutralAd Valorem Taxation - Exemption from State Taxes for Business Property Scot Turner
1/27/2020 House Second Readers Ways and Means --
2020/01/17 Report Larry Ramsey Property Tax Revenue & Finance
Under current law, inventory held by a business is exempt from state ad valorem taxation. This bill would extend the exemption to all personal property held by a business. As drafted, the bill is limited to state property taxes and would not apply to county taxes.
HB 0835 NeutralTax Collection - Contracts for Collection of Municipal Taxes Scot Turner
1/30/2020 House Second Readers Ways and Means --
2020/01/31 Larry Ramsey Revenue & Finance Tax Commissioner
In counties with less than 50,000 tax parcels, current law allows the tax commissioner to directly contract with a city to collect city taxes and to receive compensation from the city for those services. This bill would eliminate such direct contracts between tax commissioners and cities, with the result that counties and cities could contract for the tax commissioner to collect city taxes. Such contracts would include compensation from the city to the county to cover the cost of collections. Counties would be authorized to provide additional compensation to the tax commissioner for collection of city taxes. Tax commissioners would be prohibited from receiving compensation directly from the city.
HB 1087 NeutralHolly Springs, City of; ad valorem tax; provide homestead exemption in the amount of up to $409,900.00 for residents 62 years or older Scot Turner
6/30/2020 Effective Date Intragovernmental Coordination State and Local Governmental Operations -
Local Legislation
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