Bills Assigned to Keyword - Week of 04.04.2016 (10)

Date of Last Recorded Action: 5/7/2021


H 3653 Allows law enforcement agencies to enter into a multijurisdictional task force agreement04.19.2016 The Senate Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment restricts political subdivisions from entering into mutual aid agreements for the sole purpose of "speed enforcement." 04.12.2016 The Senate Judiciary Committee carried this bill over.04.05.2016 The Senate Judiciary Committee carried this bill over.03.23.2016 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment prohibits municipalities from entering into mutual aid agreements for the enforcement of municipal ordinances or for the sole purpose of speed enforcement.02.24.2016 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee carried this bill over.02.09.2016 The House Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment resolves a conflict between counties and sheriffs.02.04.2016 The House Judiciary Criminal Laws subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment allows city and town councils to enter into multijurisdictional agreements once and let it stand until revoked rather than entering into an agreement each time it is needed. Summary of the bill as introduced: Authorizes a law enforcement agency to enter into mutual aid agreements or multi jurisdictional task force agreements with other law enforcement providers as may be necessary.
Sponsor: Thomas Pope House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Act No. 222 Status Date: 6/9/2016
Keywords: Police Public Safety Week of 02.01.2016 Week of 02.08.2016 Week of 02.22.2016 Week of 03.21.2016 Week of 04.04.2016 Week of 04.11.2016 Week of 04.18.2016
Passed
H 4712 Classifies off-premise outdoor advertising signs as personal property04.05.2016 The Senate Finance Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended by the subcommittee.03.22.2016 The Senate Finance Property Taxation subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment eliminates any loopholes for structures other than billboards.02.10.2016 The House Ways and Means Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment requires both written and electronic notice to the assessor if a mistake is made.02.04.2016 The House Ways and Means Property Tax subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment requires written notification from property owners for 2014 and 2015 changes in assessments.Summary of the bill as introduced: Classifies off-premise outdoor advertising signs as personal property and requires an off-premise sign site to be taxed at its value that existed before the erection of the sign.
Sponsor: Brian White House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Act No. 167 Status Date: 5/6/2016
Keywords: Property Taxes Week of 01.18.2016 Week of 02.01.2016 Week of 02.08.2016 Week of 03.21.2016 Week of 04.04.2016
Passed
S 0163 Grants further duties to the Joint Legislative Committee on Municipal Incorporation to review charters of certain cities and towns04.12.2016 The Senate Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended by the subcommittee. There was also a minority report placed on the bill.04.05.2016 The Senate Judiciary Committee carried this bill over.03.22.2016 The Senate Judiciary Committee carried this bill over.03.15.2016 The Senate Judiciary Committee carried this bill over.03.01.2016 The Senate Judiciary Committee carried this bill over.02.16.2016 The Senate Judiciary Committee carried this bill over.02.10.2016 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment lowers the population threshold from 300 to 150. The amendment also requires a 2/3 vote of the legislative delegation and a written statement alleging failure to provide services to trigger a review regardless of population.01.28.2016 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee carried this bill over.Summary of the bill as introduced: Requires cities and towns whose population drops below 300 to show that it is maintaining municipal services at an adequate level to maintain its certificate of incorporation.
Sponsor: Greg Hembree House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Senate - Recommitted to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 5/31/2016
Keywords: Incorporation Week of 01.25.2016 Week of 02.08.2016 Week of 02.15.2016 Week of 02.29.2016 Week of 03.14.2016 Week of 03.21.2016 Week of 04.04.2016 Week of 04.11.2016
Of Interest
S 0194 Dilapidated Buildings Act04.12.2016 The Senate Judiciary Committee recommitted this bill to the subcommittee.04.05.2016 The Senate Judiciary Committee carried this bill over.03.22.2016 The Senate Judiciary Committee carried this bill over.03.15.2016 The Senate Judiciary Committee carried this bill over.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.02.02.2016 The Senate Judiciary Committee carried this bill over.01.26.2016 The Senate Judiciary Committee carried this bill over.05.12.2015 The Senate Judiciary Committee did not take action on this bill although it was on the agenda. 04.28.2015 The Senate Judiciary Committee carried this bill over.04.22.2015 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report with an amendment. The amendment includes counties.Summary of the bill as introduced: Allows a municipality to bring a cause of action against the owner of property not in substantial compliance with municipal ordinances.  
Sponsor: Bradley Hutto House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Senate - Referred to Subcommittee: Hutto (ch), Gregory, Thurmond Status Date: 1/30/2015
Keywords: Blight 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 Week of 03.14.2016 Week of 03.21.2016 Week of 04.04.2016 Week of 04.11.2016
Priority
S 0289 Creates the offense of assault and battery on a law enforcement officer04.12.2016 The Senate Judiciary Committee recommitted this bill to the subcommittee.04.05.2016 The Senate Judiciary Committee carried this bill over.03.22.2016 The Senate Judiciary Committee carried this bill over.03.15.2016 The Senate Judiciary Committee carried this bill over.03.01.2016 The Senate Judiciary Committee carried this bill over.02.16.2016 The Senate Judiciary Committee carried this bill over.02.11.2016 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Clarifies that a person who illegally injures a law enforcement officer, EMS provider or firefighter commits the offense of assault and battery of a high and aggravated nature.
Sponsor: Thomas Alexander House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Senate - Referred to Subcommittee: Hutto (ch), Corbin, Young Status Date: 3/20/2015
Keywords: Police Week of 02.08.2016 Week of 02.15.2016 Week of 02.29.2016 Week of 03.14.2016 Week of 03.21.2016 Week of 04.04.2016 Week of 04.11.2016
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S 0668 South Carolina Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy Act04.14.2016 The Senate, Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment removes cities from being able to administer the program and requires disclosure of liens to buyers.04.06.2016 The Senate Labor, Commerce and Industry Regulatory and Local Government subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Allows governing bodies to establish a district by ordinance for the purpose of promoting, encouraging and facilitating clean energy improvements within its geographic area.
Sponsor: Thomas Alexander House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Senate - Read second time Status Date: 4/27/2016
Keywords: Environment Week of 04.04.2016 Week of 04.11.2016
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S 0680 Provisions for Cost of Animal Care Act05.24.2016 The House Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs Committee gave this bill a favorable report.05.18.2016 The House Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs Agriculture subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.04.28.2016 The Senate Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee gave this bill a favorable report. 04.07.2016 The Senate Agriculture and Natural Resources Animal Welfare Select subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendments require payment for animal care only if a person is found guilty, give animal cruelty cases higher priority on court dockets and allow forfeiture of animal ownership.03.17.2016 The Senate Agriculture and Natural Resources Animal Welfare Select subcommittee carried this bill over.Summary of the bill as introduced: Allows the custodian of an animal taken into custody for civil or criminal violations by its owners to petition the court for expenses related to care of the animal.
Sponsor: Luke Rankin House Com: Senate Com:
Status: House - Recommitted to Committee on Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs Status Date: 6/1/2016
Keywords: General Governance Week of 03.14.2016 Week of 04.04.2016 Week of 04.25.2016 Week of 05.16.2016 Week of 05.23.2016
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S 0923 Increases punishment for injuring or killing a police dog or horse04.28.2016 The Senate Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee gave this bill a favorable report.04.07.2016 The Senate Agriculture and Natural Resources Animal Welfare Select subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment sets the minimum fine for a conviction at $10,000 and upon conviction requires up to 500 hours of community service with an animal-related organization.Summary of the bill as introduced: Allows fines up to $30,000, imprisonment and payment of restitution or replacement for torturing, mutilating, injuring, disabling or killing a police dog or horse.
Sponsor: Kevin Bryant House Com: Senate Com:
Status: House - Recommitted to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 5/18/2016
Keywords: Police Senate Week of 04.04.2016 Week of 04.25.2016
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S 0955 Amends the current law regarding uniform traffic tickets04.06.2016 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee carried this bill over.Summary of the bill as introduced: Requires a uniform ordinance summons to be used instead of custodial arrest for the enforcement of county and municipal ordinances. This bill also requires a uniform traffic ticket to be used instead of custodial arrest in certain circumstances.
Sponsor: Paul Thurmond House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Senate - Referred to Subcommittee: Thurmond (ch), Allen, Corbin Status Date: 3/24/2016
Keywords: Police Senate Week of 04.04.2016
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S 1023 Allows retired municipal judges to carry a concealed weapon04.12.2016 The Senate Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended by the subcommittee.04.05.2016 The Senate Judiciary Committee carried this bill over.03.24.2016 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report with an amendment. The amendment includes clerks of court.Summary of the bill as introduced: Allows retired and active judges, commissioners and solicitors to carry a concealed weapon.
Sponsor: Bradley Hutto House Com: Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 4/27/2016
Keywords: General Governance Week of 01.25.2016 Week of 03.21.2016 Week of 04.04.2016 Week of 04.11.2016
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