Legislation Sponsored by Paul Thurmond (7)

Date of Last Recorded Action: 5/7/2021


S 0254 Extends the prohibition on obtaining personal information for commercial solicitation to local govermentsSummary of the bill as introduced: Extends the prohibition on knowingly obtaining or using personal information obtained from a state agency for commercial solicitation by a private person or entity to local goverments.
Sponsor: Paul Thurmond House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Senate - Referred to Subcommittee: Massey (ch), Allen, Thurmond Status Date: 3/6/2015
Keywords: General Governance
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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 0256 Adds a new method of annexation by resolution of a special purpose districtSummary of the bill as introduced: Adds a new method of annexation by resolution of a special purpose district when a preexisting municipality annexes or incorporates a majority of the population of the special purpose district.
Sponsor: Paul Thurmond House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Scrivener's error corrected Status Date: 2/10/2015
Keywords: Annexation
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S 0258 Includes members of and the governing bodies of municipalities in the definition of lobbyist Summary of the bill as introduced: Includes members of and the governing bodies of municipalities in the definition of lobbyist and lobbying.
Sponsor: Paul Thurmond House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/13/2015
Keywords: Ethics
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S 0406 Increases the gas tax and provides an income tax credit03.24.2015 The Senate Finance Transportation Funding Special subcommittee did not take action on this bill although it was on the agenda.    03.17.2015 The Senate Finance Transportation Funding Special subcommittee did not take action on this bill although it was on the agenda.    03.10.2015 The Senate Finance Transportation Funding Special subcommittee did not take action on this bill although it was on the agenda.  03.03.2015 The Senate Finance Transportation Funding Special subcommittee did not take action on this bill although it was on the agenda.  02.12.2015 The Senate Finance Transportation Funding subcommittee did not take action on this bill although it was on the agenda.Summary of the bill as introduced: Directs the State Fiscal Accountability Authority to establish a motor fuel surcharge and provide for a refundable income tax credit for taxpayers who pay the motor fuel surcharge.
Sponsor: Paul Thurmond House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Scrivener's error corrected Status Date: 2/10/2015
Keywords: Finance/Revenue/Taxes
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S 0429 Modifies the requirements of workers' compensation to include mental illness04.28.2015 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.04.23.2015 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report with an amendment. The amendment limits the workers’ compensation expansion to first responders directly involved in the incident in the course of their employment where that incident results in medically diagnosed PTSD.04.15.2015 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee carried this bill over.Summary of the bill as introduced: Modifies the definitions of injury and personal injury in workers' compensation to add mental illness to related conditions that may be compensable if resulting from a significant traumatic experience.
Sponsor: Paul Thurmond House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Senate - Recommitted to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 5/31/2016
Keywords: Workers' Comp
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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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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