Bills Assigned to Keyword - Senate (92)

Date of Last Recorded Action: 5/7/2021


S 0012 Allows an exemption from all property taxes if the owner is at least 75 years oldSummary of the bill as introduced: Allows an exemption from all property taxes of an owner-occupied residence if the owner is at least 75 years old.
Sponsor: Darrell Jackson House Com: Senate Com: Fin
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Finance Status Date: 1/12/2021
Keywords: Property Taxes Senate
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S 0017 Permit Extension Joint Resolution of 202104.07.2021 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee carried this bill over.Summary of the bill as introduced: Extends certain government approvals affecting economic development.
Sponsor: Luke Rankin House Com: Senate Com: Judy
Status: Senate - Referred to Subcommittee: Talley (ch), Hutto, Matthews, Climer, Senn, Cash, Harpootlian Status Date: 4/6/2021
Keywords: Economic Development Senate
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S 0019 Creates eligibility for an expungement even when a person has had a prior expungementSummary of the bill as introduced: Creates eligibility for an expungement even when a person has had a prior offense expunged. 
Sponsor: Bradley Hutto House Com: Senate Com: Judy
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/12/2021
Keywords: Expungement Senate
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S 0027 Adds an assessment to civil filings in magistrates courtSummary of the bill as introduced: Adds a $15 assessment to all civil filings in magistrates court. The magistrate collects the assessment monthly and forwards to the county treasurer. 
Sponsor: Bradley Hutto House Com: Senate Com: Judy
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/12/2021
Keywords: Courts Finance/Revenue/Taxes Senate
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S 0040 Prohibits a municipality from altering or establishing parking facilities on any state highway04.21.2021 The House Education and Public Works Committee gave this bill a favorable report.04.15.2021 The House Education and Public Works Transportation subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.02.03.2021 The Senate Transportation Committee gave this bill a favorable report.01.26.2021 A Senate Transportation subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits a municipality from altering or establishing parking facilities on any state highway without the SC Department of Transportation's prior approval.
Sponsor: Lawrence Grooms House Com: EdPW Senate Com: Tran
Status: House - Debate adjourned until Thur., 5-6-21 Status Date: 5/5/2021
Keywords: Senate Transportation
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S 0065 Increases the civil jurisdiction in magistrates courtSummary of the bill as introduced: Increases the civil jurisdiction in magistrates court from $7,500 to $15,000. 
Sponsor: Gerald Malloy House Com: Senate Com: Judy
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/12/2021
Keywords: Courts Senate
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S 0068 Requires all law enforcement agencies to have a written policy outlining the investigation of officer-involved deathsSummary of the bill as introduced: Requires all law enforcement agencies to have a written policy outlining the investigation of officer-involved deaths.
Sponsor: Gerald Malloy House Com: Senate Com: Judy
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/12/2021
Keywords: Police Public Safety Senate
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S 0070 Enacts the Asset Forfeiture and Private Property Protection ActSummary of the bill as introduced: Establishes asset forfeitures and private property protection processes related to criminal procedures. 
Sponsor: Gerald Malloy House Com: Senate Com: Judy
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/12/2021
Keywords: Public Safety Senate
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S 0073 Requires a procurement officer to lower the price of an offer for award determinations if the end product was made by former inmatesSummary of the bill as introduced: Requires a procurement officer to lower the price of an offer by 2% for award determinations if the offer is submitted by a business who certifies that the end product was made primarily by former inmates.
Sponsor: Gerald Malloy House Com: Senate Com: Fin
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Finance Status Date: 1/12/2021
Keywords: Procurement Senate
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S 0075 Increases the time period for a person to commence an action to recover damages for sexual abuseSummary of the bill as introduced: Raises the age limit and increases the time period for a person to commence an action against a political subdivision for alleged sexual abuse.
Sponsor: Gerald Malloy House Com: Senate Com: Judy
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/12/2021
Keywords: Courts Senate
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S 0081 Increases the limit on judgements against governmental employees and officials to $2 millionSummary of the bill as introduced: Increases the limit on judgments against governmental employees and officials from $1 million to $2 million.
Sponsor: Gerald Malloy House Com: Senate Com: Judy
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/12/2021
Keywords: Senate Tort Reform
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S 0082 Increases the limits on liability 02.11.2021 The Senate Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended by the subcommittee.02.02.2021 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment are technical and clarify that a judgment can be offered that exceeds the cap.01.26.2021 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee carried this bill over.Summary of the bill as introduced: Increases the limits on liability from a loss to one person arising from a single occurrence to $500,000 and the total limits from a loss arising out of a single occurrence to $1 million.
Sponsor: Gerald Malloy House Com: WM Senate Com: Judy
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Ways and Means Status Date: 3/11/2021
Keywords: Senate Tort Reform
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S 0089 Charges an individual who hinders a law enforcement officer with a misdemeanorSummary of the bill as introduced: Charges an individual who hinders a law enforcement officer with a misdemeanor.
Sponsor: Gerald Malloy House Com: Senate Com: Judy
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/12/2021
Keywords: Police Public Safety Senate
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S 0094 Excludes certain limitations on workers' compensation for a first responder diagnosed with PTSD03.09.2021 The Senate Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended by the subcommittee.03.04.2021 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment defines PTSD diagnosis standards and the specific circumstances that constitute a “significant traumatic experience or situation.” 03.02.2021 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee carried this bill over.02.25.2021 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee carried this bill over.Summary of the bill as introduced: Outlines that a limitation on stress, mental injuries and mental illness for workers' compensation do not apply to a first responder diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder.
Sponsor: Gerald Malloy House Com: Senate Com: Judy
Status: Scrivener's error corrected Status Date: 3/11/2021
Keywords: Senate Workers' Comp
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S 0095 Creates the Study Committee on Racial Profiling for law enforcementSummary of the bill as introduced: Creates a study committee to review law enforcement policies, practices and procedures regarding racial profiling.
Sponsor: Gerald Malloy House Com: Senate Com: Judy
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/12/2021
Keywords: Police Public Safety Senate
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S 0105 Increases the amount of a lien that may be enforced by a magistrates court02.24.2021 The Senate Banking and Insurance Committee gave this bill a favorable report.02.10.2021 The Senate Banking and Insurance Banking subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Increases the amount of a lien that may be enforced by a petition to a magistrate.
Sponsor: George Campsen House Com: Judy Senate Com: BI
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 3/9/2021
Keywords: Courts Senate
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S 0106 Renames and moves the Beach Restoration and Improvement Trust FundSummary of the bill as introduced: Places the Beach Restoration and Improvement Trust Fund under the SC Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism, and renames it the Beach Preservation Trust Act.
Sponsor: George Campsen House Com: Senate Com: FGF
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Fish, Game and Forestry Status Date: 1/12/2021
Keywords: General Governance Senate
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S 0107 Applies certain exceptions to coastal erosion zones04.27.2021 The House Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs Committee gave this bill a favorable report.01.28.2021 The Senate Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Applies certain exceptions to the establishment of a baseline for coastal erosion zones and removes the study requirement in cases of where primary oceanfront sand dunes do not exist.
Sponsor: George Campsen House Com: ANREA Senate Com: ANR
Status: House - Read third time and enrolled Status Date: 5/5/2021
Keywords: General Governance Senate
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S 0109 Allows county boards of voter registration and elections to hear municipal election contestsSummary of the bill as introduced: Allows county boards of voter registration and elections to serve as the appropriate authority to initiate the hearing of municipal election contests.
Sponsor: George Campsen House Com: Senate Com: Judy
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/12/2021
Keywords: Elections Senate
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S 0117 Increases the civil jurisdiction of magistrates courtSummary of the bill as introduced: Increases the civil jurisdiction of magistrates court from $7,500 to $10,000.
Sponsor: George Campsen House Com: Senate Com: Judy
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/12/2021
Keywords: Courts Senate
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S 0119 Prohibits the SC Department of Health and Environmental Control from approving offshore drillingSummary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits the SC Department of Health and Environmental Control from approving a plan, license, or permit application for infrastructure used to facilitate the transportation of crude oil or natural gas from the Atlantic Ocean into this state.
Sponsor: George Campsen House Com: Senate Com: ANR
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Agriculture and Natural Resources Status Date: 1/12/2021
Keywords: Environment Senate
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S 0124 Enacts the SC LEADS ActSummary of the bill as introduced: Requires the Law Enforcement Training Council to establish required standards for all law enforcement agencies, and grants punitive authority to the council to take action against a law enforcement agency that does not implement and enforce the standards.
Sponsor: Shane Massey House Com: Senate Com: Judy
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/12/2021
Keywords: Advocacy Initiatives 2021 Police Public Safety Senate
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S 0125 Gives SLED exclusive jurisdiction over certain investigationsSummary of the bill as introduced: Gives the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division exclusive jurisdiction and authority in the investigation of the unexpected death or great bodily injury of an arrested person. 
Sponsor: Shane Massey House Com: Senate Com: Judy
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/12/2021
Keywords: Advocacy Initiatives 2021 Police Public Safety Senate
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S 0126 Requires law enforcement officers to complete an approved field training programSummary of the bill as introduced: Requires law enforcement officers to complete an approved field training program in order to be a certified law enforcement officer.
Sponsor: Shane Massey House Com: Senate Com: Judy
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/12/2021
Keywords: Advocacy Initiatives 2021 Police Public Safety Senate
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S 0127 Requires the Law Enforcement Training Council to create a training for new chiefs of policeSummary of the bill as introduced: Requires the Law Enforcement Training Council to create a model training program for newly appointed chiefs of police.
Sponsor: Shane Massey House Com: Senate Com: Judy
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/12/2021
Keywords: Advocacy Initiatives 2021 Police Senate
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